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In common sorrow the friends of
education In Virginia will join the vast
eomphny of alumni and students and
ether members of Washington and Lee
University In lamenting the decision of
President George H. Denny to leave the
Coo old institution at Lexington and
take up his work anew at Tusoaloosa.
Immeasurable regret will be felt, not
alone In this Stale, but in many others
as woU, that this strong educational
leader has decldod to transfer his splen
flid abilities and his constructive ener?
gies to Alabama. Despite the unani?
mous appeals of the pross and the peo?
ple of this Commonwealth, President
Denny feels that he hears the one clear
call of duty, and lhat It bids him
leave the State in which for more than
a decade he has striven mightily and
successfully for the noble cause of
higher education.
Nono can doubt that it Is impossible
?for President Denny to describe "the
wrench and sorrow that this decision
has cost me." New and untried, he
assumed the headship of a great uni?
versity when scarce thirty, and for a
decade he has discharged his high trusl
superbly, and leaves Washington and
Lee bettor because ho sorved it. Large?
ly through hlo efforts has It been
brought about that that university is
to-day "serving, without sham or pre?
tense, the Commonwealth and the Na?
tion with greater power and efficiency
than at any other period of Its remark?
able history." In all this service it has
been a notable fact that President Den
py's relations with the trustees, alumni,
faculty and atudent body have been
harmonious, without a single marring
exception upon ?ie luminous record of
his presidency. All members of Wash?
ington and Lee University have pro?
tested in a mighty chorus that their
friend and Joader should remain, and
his decision will cast fathomless gloom
upon the whole town of Lexington.
Under President Denny's wise admin?
istration, the university at Lexington
has "prospered In a remarkable de?
gree." Its endowment has been great?
ly increased, ,and, In plant, In equip?
ment, In standards and In members,
the Institution has advanced rapidly.
To this great work of ten years the
retiring president gave himself gladly
sund unreservedly.
With ?o Bplcndid a record of con?
structive leadership behind htm, It Is
?ot hard to divine the reason why tho
Unlvorslty of Alabama should seek out
George H. Denny. Alabama hUB longed
for a great educational head, and as
Lowell said of Charles W. Eliot, of Har?
vard, and as another eaid of S. C. Mitch?
ell, of South Carolina, eo may now
the frle&ds of the University of Ala?
bama, exclaim: "VvVh ave'- found a cap?
itate at last!" It must be said in frank?
ness that President Denny is correct In
declaring that "there In greater oppor?
tunity In Alabama for constructive ser?
vice to the entire system of public edu?
cation than would bo open to me at
this time in Virginia." There is un?
doubtedly an "ampler opportunity
there for this aggressive executive to
Eerve in the general cause of education.
Alabama has not developed the educa?
tional system which obtains In Vir?
ginia; there is In the newer State a su?
perb opportunity for upbuilding. There
are but two State educational institu?
tions In Alabutna?the University an.l
the Alabama Polytechnic Institute. The
other colleges of Alabama are negligi?
ble. The potential Importune,; and sig?
nificance of the University in the life
and thought of Alabama and the South
are obvious. There the head of the
Unlverolty will be th* educational head
of the State, and in such a situation
It Is not hard to see what th< broad
Vision and the great energies of George
H. Denny can accomplish. Great the
task, but the man will measure up io it
"Unfretted by a single unhappy mem?
ory," this scholarly, able, magnetic Vir?
ginian goes to hie new Held, conscious
that the mingled regret and good
wishes of Virginia follow him In all
the days that are to come. May the
fullest measure of success be his in
At the recent International Municipal j
Congress a paper was read which had
been prepared by Governor Dlx. of
New York. Hie theme wag home rul?
In American cities, which Ke favorr
Governor Dix is in a position to
speak with authority on the method
In which American municipalities are
so largely governed from State capi?
tals, instead of by the people who live
In the cities and who pay the taxes
essential for the maintenance of city'
government. He has seen, as most
people have, that Tammany has found
It easier to keep its clutches about the
throat of New York City by going to
Albany and securing Btate legislation
tbat b.elps the loaders of the organlaav
tlon in accomplishing their evil de?
Among other things written In the
paper of Governor Dlx are:
"Tho time has come when the oltlee
should demand that Instead of being
governed as subject provinces they
should be endowed with powers of
government ae complete and cfnaient
as those vestod In State and nation.
"The State should pormlt every city
to be a self-governing community. Tho
relation of the State to municipal gov- 1
ernment should begin and end with;
the grant to the municipality of power;
to act for Itself. Endow our Cities I
with self-government, to which they i
are entitled, and at once there will be
created a sense of civic pride and olvlo
responsibility that will In turn gen?
erate a vivid sense of public welfare."
Governor Dlx Is wholly right. The
municipalities of the nation certainly
are too restricted within spheres In
which they should have praotlcally
exclusive power. The cities of this
country do not enjoy that measure of
local self-government which Is con?
sistent with a republican country. Ex?
cept In matters of State and general
policy, the cities and towns should bo
allowed to govern themselves without
Interference by a body far removed
from the Interests of the particular
municipality. This republic Is founded
on the basic Idea that each commun?
ity shall govern its own affairs?which
is far from the faot now.
That death which he had faced so
often unflinchingly in almost half a
century of gallant servlco finally over?
came Wlnflold Scott Schloy yesterday.
At last this heroic old fighter
of the seu has hauled down his flag
and touched with unreturnlng tread
the golden shore of Eternity. His
life was a series of meetings with dan?
ger and tho unknown, out of which
he came unscathed, his record stain?
less, despite the perseoutlon of petty
enemies and narrow rivals.
No naval history of this nation can
be wgitten without extended and
honorable mention of this distin?
guished Marylander. In the War Be?
tween the States be served the Union
with conspicuous gallantry In unnum?
bered engagements; later, he risked
life to push through walls of Ice and
the fearful rigors of the far North to
rescue the ill-fated Greely expcdl
tlon. His most famous fighting was
in the Spanish-American War when
he commanded the "Flying Squadron.''
The story of Schley'B skill and
dauntless courage at Santiago when
ho was pitted ugatnst Cervera cannot
be erased from the annals of Ameri?
can bravery. His course In that cele?
brated naval battle seems more com?
mendable as time goes on?only a few
days ago an eminent naval critic de?
clared that schlcy's tactics In that
light were those now approved by the
best ir.Lv.il authorities of the world.
Forty-five years Admiral Schley
served under the ting of his country.
He was greater than his critics,
greater than his rivals, and through
the rapidly dissolving fogs of un?
truth and prejudice, he looms larger
in the history of the nation. Schley
was essentially a fighter?circum?
stances played little part In his suc?
cesses?he fought hard and . so hJs
victories came to him. Fifty years
from now his will be among the few
really permanent names In the history
of our war with Spain.
Clinton Rogers Woodruff, Secretary
of the National Municipal .League, in
his annual municipal ' survey report,
made the following summary this year
of the advantages of commission gov?
ernment for cities:
It puts the emphasis on the good.uf
the city, rather than on the interest
of a party or candidate.
It requires that municipal affairs |
shall j-ncetve due consideration on
their merits', without regard to irrel?
evant questions, such as State or na?
tional politics.
It insists upon directness of nomina?
tion, election ,md responsibility after
It demands simplicity of electoral
ami governmental machinery, the short
ballot and responsiveness to the public
will; It therefore encourages easy and
Intelligent voting, checks partisan and
factional domination by giving control
to voters?If they wish to exercise lt
it believes that thorough publicity
Insures eifective control.
It demands thai efficiency and merit
shall be the sole basis or all appoint?
ments in a democracy. |
it demands concentration of author?
ity nnd responsibility.
In other words, commission govern?
ment mean.- b'i.-:r.e.-s ami is business.
If business men ran their concerns
upon the same principles as those by
which uldormanic government is oper?
ated, they would be ruined?but what
difference does It make how a city
runs its business'.' Who cares'
A picture of the Bouttiside Baptist
i hurch of Birmingham is published
In the News oi that city. It looks as
If it had been copied in every detail
after the Dt-igh Street Baptist Church
I in this city.
A Philadelphia office-seeking doma
gogue sent to tho worklngmen of the
olij ihii c?rd<
"lr I am elected, come to the city
hall to see me. No matter if you have
grimy hands and faces and are wear?
ing greasy overalls, I will be there
to meet you and shake your hands'"
When the men who are at work
from ' A. M. to fi P. M call at his
office they will see a card on the door
! reading "Ortlce hours: !> A. M. to 2
William Travel's Jerome, once dis
! trict attorney of New York, believes
that It is possible to give a man
' medicine that will prevent him from
committing suicide or murder. Car?
bolic acid, perhaps.
Docs anybody eve; note the striking
resemblance between Senator Atlee
i Pomerene and Dr. Man- Walker?
Daily Queries and Answers
Question of Two Fa as lug.
A claims that It Is porfoctly correct
to say when passing" either a pedcs
trlan or a conveyance going In either
direction, that "I passed such and Buoh
a person or conveyance."
B clalme that we should say when
approachlug a person or vehicle, that
"1 met" such and such a person or
vehicle, and that passed should only
be used when approaching and going
by, from the rear. H. M.
"Ships that pass In the night" Is a
familiar quotation; part of a passage
from Longfellow which Indicates
clearly that the poet conceived the
ships as passing each other wh'le
heading in different dlreottons. Tho
word "pass" by no means lmpl'es "to
overtake, as we find In the Century
Dictionary; U means to go by. ovor,
around, beyond, through, eto." A pe?
destrian might meet another without
passing him. The proper expression
where one wishes to .oonvey trie defi?
nite meaning that he was going In tho
same direction as the other person or
conveyance would be "I overtook ami
passed" such and such a person or
conveyance. Again we have the fa?
miliar term "passers by" applied to
persons crossing each other in tho
highways. In regard to either form
of expression In dispute it would soeni
that discussion will Indicate cases
where one or tho other would bo nec?
essary to oonvey the precise meaning
Intended. But In general B's point Is
not well taken.
Just as anxious as the late Mr.
Gladstone to avoid any charge of
nepotism, and In tho same way
that the Grand Old Man left his third
son, Henry, to embark In a commercial
career In India, where he made a for?
tune for himself, and eventually be?
coming the head of one of the most
important flrmB of Calcutta, so is Pre?
mier Asqulth sending out his son, Ar?
thur, to take up a commercial career
In the Argentine Republic, and tho
young fellow has recently arrived at
Buenos Ayres to assume a clerkship
In the firm there of Franklin, Herrera
& Co.
It Is worth while calling attention
to the fact, not only because It Is char?
acteristic of Liberal statesmen In Eng?
land, but also for the reason that the
fact that he has a son engaged In
business at Buenos Ayres, and expect?
ing to make his career there, cannot
fall to interest the British prime min?
ister in a .yulte particular degree In
the fortunes of the Argentine Repub?
Henry Gladstone was by no means
the only son of the great Liberal lead- i
er of the. nineteenth century who de- I
rived no political advantage from his
father's eminence, for Henry's oldest
brother William, although he entere?] !
Parliament, never got beyond an un?
paid lordship of the Treasury; while
the clergyman brother, Instead of re?
ceiving a bishopric, a deanery, or even
the prebendary stall of canon of some
cathedral, had to remain satisfied with
the roctorshlp of the village church of
Lord Malmesbury Is, like the half
American Lord Vernon and so many
other English peers, selling his estates
In order .to escape the heavy fiscal
burdens Imposed upon all landed prop?
erty by the present Liberal govern?
ment; and his well known country seat.
Heron Court, one of the most beauti?
ful places In Hampshire, as well as
some 10,000 aorcs of land, has boen
placed upon the market. Heron Court
Is full of treasures, many of them col?
lected by the first'Earl of Malmesbury. i
The latter, so celebrated as a diplomat?
ist, was for many years ambassador to
the court of Catherine the Great, and
author of the a-phorlsm that "the
Briton who spends much of his time
among strange nations and does not
every time he visits his native land
thunk God for being British, le un?
worthy of the blessings of true liber?
ty." Among the treasures at Heron
Court are numerous relics of Nelson,
also the table at one tlmo owned by
Louis XIV. of France, upon which was
signed tho treaty, or rather family
compact, by which the French Bourbons
secured the throne of Spain at tho end
of the seventeenth century.
It was the third Lord Malmesbury.
granduncle of the present earl, who
played so Important a role as foreign
minister during the earlier portion of
the reign of Queen Victoria, and whose
Reminiscences; published a few years
before his death, form one of the most
amusing .histories of the Idiosyncrasies
and peccadlloes of politicians and di?
plomats during' the greater portion of
the nineteenth century. As a boy of
fifteen, he was blrdsnesting In the park
of Heron Court when captured by
smugglers, who at that time infested
the district. They held him for ran?
som, hut troated him so well that he
always retained, even when In office,
a very kind and charitable feeling for
that class of offenders.
The late earl, that is to say. tho
father of the present peer, was quite
the reverse of popular. Not long be?
fore his death, his countess brought
suit against him for Judicial separation,
which at the last moment was arranged
out of court, with a view of avoid?
ing scandal. Lady Malmesbury's sons,
as well as society, sided with her. and
when, after her husband's death and
the succession to the earldom of her
son. the present peer, he brought her
back to Heron Court, despite the testa?
mentary Injunctions of his father, she
was received with much rojolcing by
all the tenantry on the estate, as well
as by the neighboring county families.
Lord Malmesbury is one of the very
considerable number of twins among
the British aristocracy, and owes his
possession of the various honors and
estates to ths fact that he arrived
in the world Just a couple of minutes
ahead of his brother, the Hon. Alex?
ander Harris. Lord Malmesbury Is
married to a daughter of Lord Cal
thorpe, served In South Africa during
the war, and did duty as private sec?
retary to the Minister of the Colonies
In Downing Street, as well as on the
staff of the Governor of Now South
Wales- His eldest son, nw five years
old. bears the title of Viscount Harris, J
and Is a godchild of the Kaiser, who,
when staying at Oenernl Stuart Wort
I ley's place In the south of England
1 four years ago, drove over to Heron
Court to attend the christening.
Cardinal I.ogue. Archbishop of Ar?
magh, and Roman Catholic Primate of
' Ireland, frail of health and advanced
I In years, has Just lost a very old and
? de;ir friend through the death nt Tor
I quay of Dr William Alexander. Angli?
can Archbishop of Armag'h, and until
i the heginnlng of this year. Anglican
] Primate Of the Emerald Isle. The In
? tlmacy between these two nged pre- |
! lates of different churches was based]
on a community of tastes, and upon '
the same kindly and gerierous way
which they both had of looking at all
the phases and features of the life
nround them In Addition to his other
gift*. Dr. Alexander was a poet of rare
merit; while his wife was the authoress i
of various famous hymns. Including
thai well known one beginning "There
Is 8 green hill far away." In fact the
names of the late archbishop and of
l his wife figure on many of the pages
i of the volume known as "Hymns An
I dent and Modern."
j Dr. Alexander was the last survivor
j Of the Parliamentary T.ords Spiritual
Become a Depositor with the/
s National State and City Bank
Your money will he kept in absolute
Payment by rltcek provides indisput?
able receipts in the form of your returned
cancelled rhecks.
We offer the services of a strong, sound
, bank to the small as well as the l.ir^c de
National State and City Bank
Wm. H. Palmer, President.
John S. F.llett, Vlcc-Prcsidcnt.
Win. M. Hill, Vice-President.
J. W. Slnton. Vicc-Presldent.
? Julien H. H1U, Cashier.
of the Protestant Church of Ireland,
prior to its disestablishment over for?
ty years ago; and when, llrst con?
secrated Bishop of. Derry In 1867, en
Joyed the unique distinction of pre?
siding over a diocese In which his own
father was a benctlced clergyman. In
very affluent circumstances, ho com?
memorated his connection with the See
of Derry"! by endowing the ulshopric
with a stipend of'JIO.OOO a year, and
with a stately and ful>y furnished resi?
dence. His career in the House of
Lords 4s Bishop of Derry, lusted but
one session, owing to the disestablish?
ment of the Irish Church, and his maid?
en speech may likewlso be described
as having been his parliamentary
swan song. The speech was naturally
against the disestablishment, and he
began it by observing, "I am afraid
that I am In danger, because I am an
Irishman?in still greater danger be?
cause I am an Irish bishop?of using
strong words instead of strong argu?
HIb wife, who died some sixteen years
ago. was the (daughter of Major John
Humphreys, chief land agent In Ireland
for the lato and the present Dukes
of Abercorn; and It is because of the
archbishop's close and intimate rela?
tions with the present Duke of Hamil?
ton, and with the entire Hamilton fami?
ly, also as uncle of Rochfort i^ogulre,
that in 1896. when preaching one Sun?
day In Westminster Abbey, he deliver,
cd from the pulpit a warm euloglum
of the Jameson raid Into the Trans?
St. Helena, so celebrated in connec?
tion with the exllo and death there
of the great Napoleon, and which of
late yeaj-s has been so neglected bj
the English government, that th?
abandonment of the Island as a Brit?
ish possession, and its desertion by th?
few remaining authorities and thor?
oughly discouraged population?theli
transfer to some other British posses?
sion?have been under discussion, la
to receive a new lease of life. For tho
strenuous endeavors of the Kaiser to
obtain Agadlr, the Canary Islands,
Fernando Po and other points of vant?
age as coaling stations, on the rout*
to South America, and to tho Cape, has
somewhat late In the day awakened
the English government to the im?
portance of St. Helena In this connec?
tion. It Is to be once more strongly
garrisoned, and the old defenses, whiob
have been permitted to fall into such
decay that they have become worse
than useless, aro to be superseded by
powerful fortifications, of tho most
modern description, equipped with some
of those new guns of such colossal
range as to render.the approach of
any hostile shipping within a radius
of twenty miles, a matter of impos?
(Copyright, 1911, by the Brentwood
Voice of the People
Mr. Easley'a Position.
To the Editor of The Times-Dispatch:
Sir,?In your report published to-day
of the meeting of the penitentiary
board, you say: .
"The board was also In receipt of a
communication from John ,C. Easley,
former chairman of the board, in
which he denied that he had made a
statement to the same effect, in which
he was quoted in a newspaper."
Inasmuch as Mr. Easley sent no
"communication" to the board further
than a telephone message several days
ago to Major James D. Patton. I would
ask that you publish the following let?
ter which Mr. Easley sent me to-day.
I also beg that you print Mr. Patton's
Dr. Charles V. Carrington, Richmond,
My Dear Sir,?I have now -before me
a copy of to-day's Times-Dispatch, to
which you called my attention, and
must say that It Is misleading as to
my position with .reference to your re?
election as surgeon at the peniten?
tiary. Some week or ten days ago I
was called on by a reporter for one of
the afternoon papers, and expressed
practically the same sentiments as
those ascribed to Senator Herman In
a later edition, although I knew noth?
ing of Senator Herman's interview
until I saw It In pritjt. In the same
issue with Senator Harman's Interview,
after stating his vjews and mine, the
following language appeared In bold
black type as emanating from me:
"He thought that if the present
board was actuated in its selection of
a surgeon solely by a desire to choose
the best qualified man for this office
that the board could not fail to return
Dr. Carrington." etc.
I do not for a moment suppose that
the reporter intended to misquote me,
but I did not use this language, and,
regarding It as offensive in Its appli?
cation, I calltd up Major Patton on
the phone and told him of the inter?
view I had had with the reporter some
days before, and that while I had ex?
pressed the same sentiments as those
I expressed by Senator Herman, I had
! not used the language which I con
! sidered offensive, and asked him to so
state to the board.
Candor and common fairness com?
pel me to say that during the six
years of my membership on the board,
I never heard one word of adverse
criticism of your professional skill or
attention to duty, and the fact that
the full hoard repeatedly appeared he
fore the various legislative commltteos
and urged an Increase In your salary
because of your zeal and efficiency
ought to he convincing evidence- Per?
sonally I regard your removal as un?
fortunate for the Inmates, and In the
nature of a public calamity. You are
at liberty to use this letter In any
way that you may s?e fit.
Very truly yours,
Richmond, OctobeV 1.
Riciunond.^Va., October 2. 1911.
Dr. Charles V. Carrjngton. City:
My Dear Doctor.?During all the
time I have been connected with tho
Board of Virginia Penitentiary, either
as a member or now as chairman of
the hoard, I have never heard the
slightest criticism of your conduct or
efficiency as surgeon. We have com?
mended you before numerous legisla?
tive bodies and in all our' annual re?
ports. You make a written report
every week, which explains fully every?
thing connected with the hospital and
your work, and yon are checked up
and O. K.'d to Saturday, September 30,
1911. It gives me pleasure tobend you
this statement of facts.
Yours verv truly,
* Shalrmaa of-the Seam
New Plan Suggested Whereby |
Prisoners May Be Warmed
at Small Cost.
At n meeting of the Council Com?
mittee on Street Cleaning last night
a subcommittee consisting of Messrs.
Hlrschberg, Cowurdlh and Selph was
named to Inquire and repopt 5a,he?hor
It was practlcablo to rOn a steam pipe
from the now incinerator to the City
Jail. In order to heat the prisoners'
quarters from tho burning of refuse
ttnd garbage. The plan of utilizing
the waste Moat from the Incinerator
19 Bald to work satisfactorily else?
where.- Bids were opened for fen! for
tho street cloanlng stables, and the
contract for nlnoty days awarded to
the Fairbanks Company, the lowest
The Council Committee on Water In
session at the same time, directed Su?
perintendent Davis to prepare plans
for laying a twenty-tnoh cast Iron
main along the bed of James River
from tho new electric plant, where
connections can be made with city
mains, to tho Manchester water works,
In order to supply South Richmond
from the settling basins. The pre?
liminary estimate of cost Is $26.000.
A subcommittee of the Committee
on Electricity met yesterday morning
and drew up a plan of operation of
the municipal electric plant, fixing the
salary of the superintendent at $2,400
per annum, and cutting out the pro?
viso that he should be required to be
a graduate electrical engineer, which
It had been charged was inserted to
Insure the election 'of Consulting En?
gineer E. W*. Trafford to the posi?
tion. At a meeting of the Committee
on Electricity last night, a number
of new lights were ordered, Including
six ornamental lamps for Washing?
ton Square, nnd additional ornTlYnontal
lights on Jefferson Avenue. The con?
sulting engineer was instructed to
have the bracket arms for the Broad
Streets lights turned down.
Membership Campaign Begins To-Day.
The first meeting of the T. M. C. A.
membership campaign for 300 new
memhers In five days will be held In
the association dining room to-day at
1:15. where the workers will meet for |
lunch ond to give in reports for mem?
bers secured. The teams have been
busy for two or throo days trying to I
get members signed up beforehand, I
and all are working hard to have 100 i
new members to report for tho first j
I day. The Indications for a very suc?
cessful campaign are most enoourag
Mr. Hovrerton In Town.
Thomas H. Howerton, of Waverly.
[Democratic nominee for the House of
I Delegates from Sussex and Greejns
vllle counties, was in Richmond yes?
terday on business. Mr. Howerton.
who has no opposition, will be one of
the youngest momhers of the Legis?
Jefferson Arrivals.
Mr. and Mrs. L T. Mlnchart. Denver,
Col.: Mis? Mlnchart. Denver, CoL; D. i
D. Cummins, St. Louis; Mr. and Mrs. I
H. Boardman. St. LouS;; Frank S. Han- !
cock. Chicago; I. J. Qulgley, Chicago; !
G. H. Heacock. Louisville. Ky.: .1. F.
Kurficet, Louisville. Ky.; E. T Holmes,
Cleveland: F. S. Hall. Cleveland: E. R.
Smead and wife. Cleveland: John S.
Stevenson. Detroit; E. C. Ferguson and
wife. Chicago: Allen "W. Clark and
wife, St. Louis; Charles Allen Clark,
St. Louis: E. S. Rockwell and wife,
Chicago: H. S. Blckford. Chicago: W.
D. Barden and wife. Chicago; F. M.
Carter and wife. Chicago: M. B. Flynt]
and wife. Milwaukee. Wls.; George S. |
Mopham and wife. St. Louis; C. P. De
Lore. St Louis.
Phllathea Claaa Officers.
The Phllathea Class of Seventh
Street Christian Church has elected the I
following officers for the ensuing year:
Miss Pear Grlllam, president; Miss Car- I
rie Brown, vice-president; Miss Vir?
ginia Roans, treasurer; Miss Roslle
Talley. secretary; Miss Mary Blenner,
corresponding secretary; Miss Jackson,
Building Permits.
Building and repair permits were I
issued yesterday as follows:
W. J. Saundcrs, to repair a brick
dwelling on the east side of Third
Street, hetween Main and Cary Streets,!
to cost $100.
Miss Mary Johnston, to repair a'
brick dwelling, 110 East Franklin
Street, to cost $300.
Election Is Ordered.
[Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
Weldon. X. C. October 2.?The Hall-|
fax county Board of Commissioners to?
day ordered an election to be held on I
November I I on a bond Issue of $300,000 |
for good road3.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.J
Frederlcksburjc, Va.. October 1.?H.
W. Hart and Miss Beryl Star Wright, i
i daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Wright,
I of Caroline county, were married I
Thursday at the home of the bride,]
j Rev. TV". D. Bremmer officiating.
Quality, Quantity,]
Quick Sales
And small profits is what has made|
our stores popular.
7 pkgs. Tollet Paper.25c
Spring, Chickens, lb.18c
Large Juicy Lemons, dozen.18c
$1 bottles Duffy's Malt Whiskey. .85c
Good Salt Pork, lb.9c
New Clipped Herrings, dozen.10c
$1.00 bottle Old Fulcher Whiskey.75c
Whole Grain Carolina Rice. Ib.5c
New Large Irish Potatoes, peck.. .35c
Walker's Best Grape Juice, best
summer drink, quart bottles,
45c; pints.t.23c
Good Green or Mixed Tea, lb.40c
Extra quality Early June Peas, can.12c
Fresh Oyster Crackers or Cracker
Dust, lb.6c
Best Sugar-Cured Hams, lb.17c
Good Apples, per peck.35c
American Sardines, 7 cans for.25c
Strained Honey, 2 lbs. for.25c
Large cans Fish Koe. in 2-lb. cans.. .11c
Ccrcsota or Gold Medal Best Flour,
42c bag; per barrel.$6.65
Borden's Peerless Brand Finest Evap?
orated Milk, 4c; large can.8c
7 lbs. Loose Lump Starch.25c
New Full Cream Cheese, lb.18c
Gold Medal Coffee, Java and Mocha
mixture, 1 -lb. cans.28c
Good Canned Salmon.12c
Good Mixed Tea, per lb.30c
Jcllo Ice Cream Powders, 3 pkgs.25c
Eagle or Brookdale Asparagus, can.. .19c
Baker's Cocoa, can.10c
Smoked California Hams, lb.11c
Good Creamery Butter, per lb.25c
Silver King liest Patent Family
Flour, 32c bag; or, per barrel. . .$5.00
Finest Breakfast Bacon, lb.18c
Fresh Nearby Country Eggs, dozen. .23c
Winner Brand Condensed Milk, can.. 10c
Pure Leaf Lard, lb.12c
Good Laid, per Ib.10c
Va. Pride Coffee. Ib.23c
Large bar9 Circus Brand Soap, 7 bars.25c
- Ticket? on stl? September
15 to October 16. Fare only
s)33 from Chicago. Berths In
tourist sleeper only ball
usual Pullman charge. Lib?
eral Btop-OTers?rred Hsr
Tty meals,_
& B. St John. P. A.
711 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, Pa.
^ Write O. E. BeagriTes,
General Colonisation Agent,
1st Railway Exchange. Chi?
cago. Ill, For new book.
orr fm a ride to!
Colonist Excursions
President Fairfax Announces I
Appointments From All Vir?
ginia Counties.
President Henry Fairfax, ot the j
State Fair Association, has appointed |
his vice-presidents, representing every 1
county In the State. All of them hava i
accepted, and have Indicated that they j
will bo present during the whole week ?
of the fair. Tbelr personal Inlluenco
counts for much In their various
sections, and their associations with
tho fair lb a matter thut is looked
upon with much ravur by all concern?
The fair Is designed for the spur
pose of oducating the people in the
possibilities of the Stale In manufac?
ture and agriculture. ??<??
The list follows: Accomac, J. W,
Bowdoln; Alleghany, K. G. Southall,
Amelia, w. W. Barnes; Ainlieiat, Au?
brey E. Strode; A.ppomattoic, J. D.
Hor*eley: Augusta, Captain O. Julien
Pratt; Bath. J. D. Lowman, Jr.; Bod
ford. J. Thompson Brown; Bland, J. A.
Orayson; Botetourt, O. W. Brecken
rldge; Brunswick, J. D. Clam; Buch?
anan. Joseph Looney; Buckingham.
Dr. Charles McClolloch; Campbell, H.
W. Adams; Caroline, Dr. C. W. Gravatt;
Carroll, Dr. J. W. Marshall; Charles
City, H. L Saunders; Charlotte, J. D.
Shepperson; Chesterlield, J. Scott Par
rlsh; Clarke, ft. Powell Page; Cralg. N.
M. Rlploy; Culpeper. W. T. Townes;
Cumberland, Dr. W. P. Snead; Dicker
son, Frank M. Beverley; Dlnwlddle.
Hon. \V. B. Mcllwalne; Elizabeth City.
William C. Phillips; Essex, J. II. C.
Beverly; Fairfax-, W. Eudes Miller;
Fauquler, W. N. Tiffany; Floyd, Dr.
A. H. Canady; Fluvanna, C. E. Jones;
Franklin, Dr. J. R. Gtierrant; Freder?
ick, Whrren Rice; Giles, Peyton F.
St. Clalr: Gloucester, John W. Tabb;
Goochland, E. Scott Hale; Groene, W.
B. Barley; Grensesvllle, Colonel D. A.
Barraceman; Hallfax, C. M. Bruce;
Hanover, Frank H. Cox; Henrlco, W.
C. Saunders; Henry H. C. Lester;
Highland, J. D. Shumate; Isle of
Wight, Thomas N*. Jones; James City.
L. W. Roberts; King and Queen, I> H.
Carlton; King George, D. T. Arnold;
King William, H. B. Smith. Jr.; Lan?
caster, Captain William Henderson;
Dee, G. M. King; Doudoun,
Frank Klncald: Louisa, O. P.
Reynolds; Lunenburg. John E.
Walker; Madison, Dr. E. W.
Twyman; Mathews, Perclval Hicks;
Mecklenburg, ?. L Potty; Middlesex.
J. Boyd Sears; Montgomery, Major
John T. Cowan; Nansemond, C. r.
Fulgham; Nelson, James Dickie; New
Kent, R. M. Hubbard; Norfolk, M. W.
Armlstcsd: Northampton, W. B. Wil?
ton; Northumberland, Dr. A. .1.
Gullck: Nottoway, T. O. Sandy:
Orange, C. W. Barlow; Pago,
B. Her8berger; Patrick, Dr. R. S. Mar?
tin; Plttsylvanla, E. S. Reld; Powha
tan. Captain James HobRon; Prince
Edward, W. B. Gates; Prince George,
B. C. Harrison: Prince William. H. F.
Lynn; Princess Anne, W. S. Fentress;
PulaBki. J. R. K. Bell: Pulaskl. Dr
W. W. Chaffln; Rappahannock, P. H.
O'Bannon; Richmond. r. Carter Well
ford: Roanoke. Cole Terry; Rockhrldge.
Thomas S. White; Rocklngham, George
B. Keezell; Russoll, E. S. Flnney; Rus?
sell, William E. Gllmer; Scott. E. M.
Hart; Scott, John M. Johnson; Shen
andoah. B. F. Richard; Smyth. Frank
r. Sanders: Southampt n, C. K. Daugh
trey; Spotsylvanla, r. Con way Vance;
Stafford. Dr. C. M. Wallace; Surry,
J. M. Hughes; Sussex, E. Fleet wood
Tazewell, G. W. Doaks; Tazewell.
Henry Bowen; Warren, Dr. D. M.
Kepps; Washington, Wynham r!
Robertson: Westmoreland, T. M
Arnst: Wise. W. S. Matthews; Wythe!
H. J. Matthews, Wythe, Thomas Blair;
York, D. D. Cotton.
Lexington?W. Erwin, Norfolk: W.
B. Powell. Danville; Mr. and Mrs. A. L.
PlttB, Arvonla; Mr. and Mrs. John H.
Cocke, Bremo; Mrs. C. W. Bowers, Nor?
Stumpfs?B. A. Lewis. Lawroncevllle;
XV. R. Cato, Emporla; J. A. Armlstead,
Jr.. Virginia.
Richmond?George H. Denny, Lex?
ington; C R. Dorrler, Scottsvllle; T. C.
Conlon, Charlottesvllle; W. H. Palmer,
Norfolk; W. King Davis, Virginia;
James Rowbottom, Newport News:
Samuel A. Wlnflold, Stony Creek; G. F.
Dashlell, Norfolk.
Murphy's?J. Powell Royall, Taze?
well: J. P. Buchanan, Marlon: D. I.
Berman. Norfolk: A. F. Stewart, Clif?
ton Forge: Robert S. Johnston, Nor?
folk; W. E. Crowdor. Midlothian; W.
Turnbull, Lawrerrcevllle; E. C. Myers,
Waynesboro; Norman Bell. Jr., Norfolk;
Herman Cohn, Norfolk: George A. Lea,
W. s. Lea, Danville: Carter B. Graham,
Alexandria county; William H. Galnes,
Alexandria county.
Held on Serlons Charge.
Charged -with a serious offense
against Mrs. Estelle Hill, wife of Wal?
ter Hill, who lives In ^he Brookland
District. A. W. Brldgewatfr. a sixty
year-old farmer of the neighborhood,
was arrested yesterday and lodged In
the county Jsrfl. The Warrant charges
that the crime was committed Septem?
ber 27. Brldgewater was employed by
Hill on his farm.
Forty-Five True Bills Returned
and Many Others Are Ex?
pected To-Day.
Because of a heavy dooket, the grand
Jury of the Hustings ' Court, which
opened yesterday for the October term,
was unable to finish Its work, and,
after returning forty-live true bills. It
adjourned until this morning.
The Indictments returned were as
Walter Brown and J. C. Franklin,
Ktla Allen, malicious wounding.
A. Bogdoschlen and M. Balllgtan,
grand larceny.
Z. Alfrledo, grand larceny.
Walter Wlugfleld, malicious wound?
Ceorge Bray, malicious wounding.
William Dlllard. malicious wound?
Wllilam Horton, malicious wound?
Clarence Bradshaw, malicious
Robert Whltteker. malicious wound?
John Thomas, grand larceny.
John Burrell. grand larceny.
William Cary, malicious wounding.
Cleveland Chlldress, mStlCloUa
Oliver Brown, malicious wounding
Alice Coleman. malicious wounding.
Martha Davenport, malicious wound?
Percy Coles, burglary (two counts').
William Harris, cocaine vending.
William Robinson, burglary (threa
counts). ' i
Archie Gooch. assault.
Charles James, assault.
William Chalkley, malicious wound?
Kam Cope, larceny.
William Kerr, burglary.
Clarence Morris, larceny
Charles Tyson and John Pringle,
burglary (two counts).
Martha Brown, burglary.
William Winston, burglary.
George Washington, burglary.
Josephine Jackson, malicious wound
Mary Wafer, malicious wounding.
Emmanuel Tresauear. maltclouf
Lucy Wood, malicious wounding.
James Morton, malicious wounding.
Thomas Meektns, malicious wound?
Alonzo Williams, malicious wound?
Washington Maddox, malicious
William Fountain, burglary.
Mary Allen, cocaine vending.
Lynnwood Glbbs, robbery.
About 100 cases of persons who
failed to pay their personal taxes will
be taken up to-day. The Commissioner,
of Revenue has been summoned to he
G?5 the Original and Genuine
The Food-drink for Aii Ages.
ror Infants, Invalids, and Growing children.
3ujeNutrition,upbuilding the wnolebody.
n vi gor at es the nursing mother and the aged.
^ich milk, malted grain, in powder form.
\ quick lunch prepared in a minute,
ake no substitute. Ask (or HOR LICK'S.
lot In Any Milk Trust
! A peep Into an up-to-date bathroom it
only less refreshing than the bath itself
I Wt> have fitted several model bathroomi
j at our salesrooms, ?howlcgthe latest and
most sanitary fittings. Came ana ist
McGraw-Yarbrough Ca
Plumbers' Supplies
132 S. Blghth St., - Richmond, V*
. Out -of- town orders shipped ^uiddy_.
Machinery Built
Rapid Repair Work.
Richmond Machine Works Inc.,
i Successors to
Med. 1188, S*?* B. Main Bt*.

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