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Saturday is Glove Day!
Its importance is accentuated by the fact
that it is announced by the Greatest Glove'
Store of Richmond.
Among the hundreds who will crowd the Glove Counters, most
of these have been buying our Gloves for many'years and KNOW
that this is a store that spares neither pains nor cxpense;in securing
Our policy is one that eliminates entirely nil Gloves of doubtful
quality, no matter how well the goods appear or how "tempting" the
seemingly low price of the unscrupulous dealer who offers them may
be. Years ago the Miller & Rhonda Glore Store sat the standard for
Richmond, and to this day it has wen too high to be followed success?
fully by any other. Tills store is supreme.
Instances Wherein Our Glove Supremacy Rests
The richly grained leachers of the Karsnn?Also:the incomparable
skins of the South Africa, so beautiful in texture and finish.
The excellent wearing Cape skins for street wear.
The velvet soft toned "Mochas" of Arabia?in a bewildering variety
of < olors.
The Golden Chamois skins from the Alpine heights of Switzerland?
made into the MOST PERFECT GLOVES by skilled old world hands.
Our own brands of Gloves, such as "FOWNES." "ROECKL," and "REY
NIER"?known throughout the length and breadth*of the laud, are here in
Don't waste time and money, but come straight to the Greatest Glove
Store for the treat est satisfaction.
Our Incomparable Kid Gloves at 79c.
Women's 2-clasn Kid Gloves, made from a delightfully fine quality of skins,
so soft and clastic; in black, white, tan, red, grey, etc. Even' size.
Oxford Pique Gloves
In best shades of tan and brown; also,
black and white; still others arc in
black stitched with white.
These excellent Cloves for,
per pair
16-Button Kid Gloves
The newest and probably the most
important of Gloves for dress.or street
wear, black embroidered Iii white,
also white embroidered in C?0 Cf|
black, per pair. ?P?)?OU
On h charge of attempting to wreck
i train of the Richmond, l-'rederlcks
burg and Potomac. Railroad at L.aurel
Station yesterday afternoon. Kniest
Jurter, a colored youth seventeen years
old, was arrested at that place and
brought to Richmond by D. 11. Deasy,
a detective in the employ of the rail?
way company.
It seems, from stories told by both
sides, that a railroad tie had been
placed across the tracks just before a
passenger train was due to arrive.
Carter said that he was attracted to
the place by the call of a WhHo man
and his wife, who were Just about to
cross the railroad tracks. They point?
ed the tie out lo him, and, according
10 him. he removed It Just In time, the
train passing by a few moments later.
But he was arrested later, and was
brought Into Richmond, Captain Grndyi
an official of the railway company, re?
questing that the local police hold the
tiv^ro until the ease could be looked
?'alter stateil last night that his
home is in Washington, and that he
had been sen! her.- by his mother to
look for a position. lie hnfl Jl with
him when he left home, but, he s;:ys.
r.?..i:\Sl Hi: CRUISES
to foreign Lands,
Mediterranean, Orient,
Adriatic Sea. South America.
We st lielb s. Cuba, Jamaica.
and Panama Canal.
Two Cruises \ round the World.
For further information, consult
BICH MOM) Tl?\\sii;ii CO.,
Ml!' ggilwj Main Street.
lost It on the way. He was to have
none to the home of his tlrst cousin.
Kannte Wellford, on West Clay Street,
hut. after losing all his money, hi) W-H
ashamed to show Ills face In the homo {
of ills hin people, and decided to return
to Washington. He started afoot. He
got as far as I^uurcl when his atten?
tion was called to the rullroad tic on
the tracks.
Cartier was brought into Richmond
last night, and was turned over to
Policeman Walton. Ho will be held j
until Investigation of the matter is |
True lllll Iteturued Against Kultier
Who Fatally Shot Son.
"Cyclone" (T. II.) Samuels, who shot
I and killed his son on the night of Sep
I termber 29, was Indicted for the crime
yesterday by the grund Jury of the.
! Ilenrlco County Circuit Court. The
I Jury wished to return a true hill of
second degree murder, but Common
wealth's Attorney Ounn insisted upon
the llrst degree.
It is practically certain thnt Samuels,
j who is now held In the County Jail,
will never be placed on trial. Tie has
retained counsel, and they will peti?
tion the court for a lunacy commission
j to examine into his sanity, nnd there
Is little doubt but that he will bu
I committed to an asylum.
Wynne Kurnlnhru Hull.
W. Wynne, accused of an at?
tempted attack upon tlfteen-year-nld
'. Marie MncGuflin, was balled yesterday
In the Ilenrlco County Circuit Court
I for his appearance at the next term,
life was released under $",00 bond.
Much Elcased With Indications
for Highly Successful
Many Assure Him Support for
Governorship?Outlook for
Party in Ninth.
Well and strong from a aummcr'B hard
work on hlB bluegrass ostato In 121k
G?ulen, nussell county, and In man?
agement of tho enormous Interests of
the Stuart Land and Cultlo Company,
Honry Carter Stuart come to Richmond
early yesterday morning and upent tho
day hero. In the afternon he visited
tho State Fair Grounds, noting tho
preparations mado for tha.t event.
At the Westmoreland Club last night
Mr. Stuart talked with a reporter for
The Tlmes-Dlspatch about various mat?
ters in which he is Interested. He has
come to attend the State Fair, and
I after spending a day or two In the
North on personal business, leaving
I this horning, he will return to the olty
to spend fair week.
In Hare for Governor.
Mr. Stuart was disinclined to say much
regarding politics so far as he Is per?
sonally affected. "1 havo no desire to
make any sort of aetlvo campaign at
this time," he said, "deeming It prema?
ture while tho existing contest la In
progress, and 1 presumo It Is unnecea
sary to reiterate what 1 raid to The
Tlmes-Dlspatch a year ago?that I am
I a candidate for the ofll.c of Governor
j of Virginia at the next election. I am
I very grateful /or vho many assurances
I of suppor' i have received from nu
| morot's quarters," said Mr. Stuart.
"* 'ii11 e I have made no formal an
I nouncement of my candidacy. It Is well
understood that 1 am In the race."
Thu Southwest citizen brings cheer?
ing news from a party standpoint from
his section. "I am very certain," he
asserted, "that the Democratic repre?
sentation from the Ninth District in
the next General Assembly will li* ma?
terially Increased* In many counties
an active light Is being waged, and n
good many of the Democratic nominees
are going to be successful."
I'rnis.N the t ali.
On the subject of the State Fair Mr.
Stuart Is enthusiastic. Its foundation i
on an enduring basis is regarded as
largely due to h's personal efforts. He
was prevented from attending last year |
because of his canvass for Congress, !
when he almost overturned a ltepob
llcan majority of 4.100 secured by Con?
gressman Slemp only two years previ?
"I am much gratified to see the In?
terest being, tnken by our own people
In the fair," said Mr. Stuart. "While
only a few years ago the bulk of tho
exhibits and thu features which mako
up the fair came from other States, tho
contrary Is now true.
Forty counties in Virginia havo ex?
hibits on tho grounds, and the indi?
cations are that Virginians are tak?
ing increasing pride In the annual
event as an Institutton. The growth
of the fair marks the growth of the
State. This year's fair will, 1 am
conlldent, be the biggest and best.
Good Honda In Sou> avreat.
"Not the least Important indication
of the spirit of progress In Virginia
Is the activity in roud building," con
tinned Mr. Stuart. "Most of the coun?
ties in the Southwest havo recently
voted large sums In bond Issues for
the building of permanent highways,
and the other counties will soon fol?
low suit. That' section will soon be
covered with a network of modern
roads. Tho people are fully awako to
the economic value of good roads.
I "Our season hns not been especially
favorable. I.Ike other parts of the
State, we have suffered from drought.
; It has made our feeding crops short,
but later rains have helped the sltua
[ tlon Co some extent. Prices are fair?
ly good."
(lunlifirntlonn In Chancery.
I Thomas P. Deltrlck qualified yester?
day In the Chancery Court as executor
of the estate of Lucy T. Wood. The
estate is value,] at $.1,000.
Huth S. Metcnlf qmilltled yesterday
as guardian of Victor Sharp Metcalf.
Why Wise Investors Boost
and Buy Monument Annex
Large and Small Buyers Realize Wonderful Values and Es?
tablish New Records for Quick Buying.
Have You Invested Some Money in Monument Annex Lots Is the
Question Often Asked Now. Still Rich Chances
For Tardy Investors, but Opportunity
Is Vanishing.
Boosting snfl buying Monument An?
nex with the serene conlldencc that
?nlj ? Kufe, sound and highly profit
able form of investment can give, the
people of Richmond are purchasing
the remaining lots with a rapidity now
to Richmond real estate annals.
Why are they doing It?
The answer can be given in a single
sentence: Monument Annex is the hiba? j
valuable property In Richmond at thu I
Willi thousands of instances to backt
them up In their course! Investors know I
(hat proucrty In the line of progress of!
u great City la nothing more nor less j
than a veritable dividend maVcr. I
And since Richmond has crawled i
west more than a mllu during the pust
few years the great profits to be mndn
I In Monument Annex are plainly a sure
I thing.
Monument Annex, the magic Invest?
ment of a magic part of the city?
I such is the burning fact.
I Hut there are still lots to be had. yot
I every day cuts down the chances ot
j the Delated buyer. The property start
: ed selling with a rush; It hah kept
j the record up.
i Already some early buyers linvo re
Isold at a protit ot 70 per .cent.
Evening Journal and - News
, Leader Charged With Print
, ing Improper Matter.
Frank Fitzgerald, Now in Peni?
tentiary, Also Indicted in
United States Court.
The Journal Company (Inc.), pub?
lisher of tho Richmond Evening Jour?
nal, and the News Deader Company,
puhllshor of the paper by that name,
were Indicted yesterday by the Federal
grand Jury on charges of publishing
improper matter and sending It through
tho United States malls.
The specific charge against tho News
Inender was the publication on July
25 of an Interview with Beulah Bln
Sprd. who was at that time held as a
StJXe's witness In tho Henrlc.o county
Jail to testify against Henry Clay
Beattle. Jr., oonvlcted w.tfo-murderer.
Witnesses' for tho government' when
the c/se Is called In tho District Court
wlll/bo Mrs. J. A. Sadler, of Glen Allen,
Vai; Mies Stella Lucas, of the same
Tfiaco. and Post-Ofllce Inspector C H.
Brattle Trial Hepor?.
The charge against tho Journal is of
publishing certain articles In "Extra
"No. 5" on August 28. which were head?
ed "Beottle's Nemesis" and "Latter
Part of Mother's Recital." Witnesses
for the government will bo Inspector
Saffcll and Mrs. J. C. Stuplcs, of Glen
In both Indictments there are two
counts against the defendants.
In each presentment to the Jury It
was held by Assistant District Attor?
ney Robert 11. Talley that the matter
was of such a nature that would be
offense to the Jurors, and not lit to go
upon the records of ...e court, and
therefore was not given them.
Convict Indicted.
Frank H. Fitzgerald, now In the
State Penitentiary, serving of term for
embezzling funds of Klngan & Company,
by which concern he was employed,
was also Indicted yesterday by the
Federal grand Jury" on charges of forg?
ing money orders which were made
payable to his employer. There ore
four counts against him. The govern?
ment will be forced to wait until ho
has finished his term In the State
prison before It can prosecute Its case.
Kltzgerold was nn ex-convlot when
employed by Klngan. t rlends per?
suaded the company to give him a
chance, assured that he would re?
form. For years he behaved. He sud?
denly disappeared from Richmond, car?
rying with him the funds of the pack?
ing house. He was finally nrrested and
pleaded guilty.
.tones Caught at Chester.
Robert II. Jon,es, twenty-two years
old. who was Indicted several days ago
on charges of us'ng the malls to de?
fraud, was arrested yesterday morning
at I o'clock at his home In Chester,
Chesterfield county, by Deputy Mnr
shnl Rogers at the insMince of Inspec?
tor Saffcll. He was taken to the Hen
rlco county Jail, and will be hold until
he Is given a hearing In court.
All evidence In the ease of the gov?
ernment aga'nst A. W. Jones. Burt?
Jones and Charles Bullork (colored),
employes of the Pocnhont h wlstilllng
Company, was concluded yesterday af?
ternoon. Court adjourned until 10
o'clock this morning, when argument
of counsel will begin, after which the
case will be submitted to the jury. The
men are accused of removing urttax
paid spirits from the distillery to the
rectifying plant.
President of Polytechnic Insti-i
tute Served With Set of
Members of the board of visitors of
the Virginia Polytechnic Institute are
awaiting a reply from Dr. Paul B. Bar-;
ringer, president of the Institution, to;
certain charges made against him a
few weeks ago, and to which ho prom?
ised to reply within u week or two
after the opening of the school for
tho term. The matter has not ap?
proached the period of a promised in?
vestigation, and nothing official what?
ever has been done In referenco to it.
No meeting of the board has been held
regarding the- matter, the charges be?
ing handed Dr. Barringer at the Rich?
mond Hotel by the party preferring
them, In the presence, only of L. 15.
Johnson, rector of the v'sltors and
president of the Norfolk and Wesicrn
These charges are to the effect that
Immoral conditions prevailed at the
Virginia Polytechnic Institute at the
last session, and that when the situa?
tion was presented to President Bar?
ringer. he did not take what were re?
garded as active steps looking to Its
suppression. It is further charged that
a tremendously large number of fur?
loughs Have been granted to cadets to
go to Rounoke and attend plays, with,
results that wore lurgcly demoralizing!
to school life.
Perhaps the most serious accusation
brought Is that under Dr. Barrlnger's j
regime the standard of truth Is not
high at tho Institute, and that the \
?honor system is to a great extent aj
At the time the charges were handed !
Dr. Barringer. he Indicated to a re- j
porter for The Tlmes-Dlspatch that i
some stateTmrnl would he forthcoming
later. ? '
?ny? Charges Are Kalse.
Dr. Barringer was called over the
long distance tojephone last night at !
Blacksburg, and asked regarding the j
charge* made against him. Ho de- j
. lined to make any statement at this j
time further than to say that at the]
proper time the charges and reflections :
on the cadot corps and on him would
be proved false and malicious.
When D E. Johnson, Tector of the
visitors, was asked about the matter
In Roanoke laat night, he mado this
written statement:
"Mr. Johnson declines to affirm or
deny that charges have or 'will be made
against Dr. Ba.rrlngar, president of the
Virginia Poly technic Institute.?
Report That Directors Will To
Day Declare His Office
Comment Aroused Over Delay
in Selection of Super?
Suggestions were to be beard fre
quenUy In tho city yeetorday to the
effect that following- tho charges made
by Dir- Charles V. Carringlon against'
thu directors ot tho State i'fnttentlaVy,
I tho board would at to-day's mecUng
! declare Ins olllco vacant, and proceed
: to elect somo one olse, presumably
! Dr. Uerhert Mann, for tho unexplrod
j ti'-i-m. Mombors of tho board, when
I naked last night regarding such apxop
j osltlon, refused to discuss it.
Tito rumor?for It was nothing
I more?was given color by tho nature
i of the attacks made by Dr. Carringlon
in the public print on members of the
board, and the counter-uttacks by uomo
of the directors on Dr. Carrlngton. It
waa pointed out that of necessity the
relations will bo so strained as to pro
; cludo satisfactory conduct of the bual
! noss of the penitentiary during the
I remuinder <*t Dr. Carrlngton's present
term, which will end on January li,
I 1912.
Inasmuch as Dr. Mann has already
j been elected for tho now term. It would
, bo nutural to take for granted that
j ho would be chosen for tho uncxplred
I term of nearly throe months.
Choice of Superintendents.
It wub said last night by a member
I of the board of directors that It was
j not the Intention of tho bourd to take
up to-day the election of the supcr
! intendents of the penitentiary and ot
j the State Farm. ThOBe oilicers must
be chosen prior to December 1, but
up to thut time the board may act
when It pleases. There waB some com?
ment ov.er tho fact that tho superin?
tendents were not elected last Satur?
day, when the surgeons for tho two
institutions were chosen. While no
outspoken opposition has arisen to
either Major Jarnos B. Wood or Cap?
tain T. J. Davis, the delay has given
risu to some talk.
A legal question may arise In con?
nection with the rumored decapitation
of Dr. Carringlon at to-day's meeting.
This la as to whether a surgeon may
be dismissed without an Investigation
Into charges made against him, and
without giving him an opportunity to
defend himself.
Ltw on .subject.
The Constitution of Virginia, section
118, provides that "the superintendents
and surgeons shall be appointed for a
torm of four years, and be removable
by the board of directors for mlsbe
huvlor. Incapacity, neglect of ofrlclul
duty, or actB performed without au?
thority of law."
Section -1154, of the Code of Virginia,
referring to the penitentiary, reads In
part as follows: "The board shall In?
vestigate any misbehavior, incapacity,
I neglect of offtclal duty, or acts >per
i formed without authority of law. on
1 the part of the superintendents or sur
I geons, and if in their Judgment there
i be Bufllclent cause therefor, thoy
1 ?hall forthwith remove tho said offi?
cer, and at once appoint a successor
to till the unexplred term."
Und I'ci IIiik Over Charges.
While the surgeon does not attend
meetings of the directors unless eBpe
clally called for, he may he called upon
to do so at any time. The board meets
every Saturday. If, for instance, n
matter should come up this afternoon
upon which the directors desired In?
formation or advice from the surgeon,
the situation, It is said, would be em
bnrruaslng for a-11 parties. In view of
tho accusations made by Dr. Carrlng
ton during tho past few days. He
has asserted that one member Is tho
unwavering friend of the shoe com?
pany which hires, the convict labor.
He has further charged that the elec?
tion of Dr. Mann was due to Influ?
ence exerted by Governor Mann upon
members of the hoard. These charges
have been hotly denied, and the lie
direct has been passed between the
surgeon and two of the directors.
Kvents since the election of lnst
Saturday would he responsible for tho
summary removal of Dr. Carrington.
Frank McMillan MUslng.
Frank McMillan, of 1714 West Mar
sliall Street, wa? reported to the police
yesterday ns missing from home. Mrs.
McMillan Informed the police that he
disappeared from home on September
SO. since when she has heard nothing
from him.
McMillan Is thirty-seven years old.
five feet seven Inches tall, nnd weighs
145 pounda. He is of fair complexion,
has brown hair and gray eyes, nnd
when last Keen wore a block derby and
a gray suit.
Marriage License.
A marriage license wns Issued yes?
terday In tho Hustings Court to Robert
E, f.reenstreet and Fannlo Hite.
On reading our story In thi# space yesterday, "That
Is certainly true." He referred to our quotation
from the world's greatest merchant, Marshall Field?
"If you want to succeed, save,"
He attributed special value to the habit of saving,
as a habit, aside from the monetary.gain.
He Made
Another Point
in saying that the ability to save money regularly
made any man twice as valuable to his employer,
because of the principles behind the habit.
i The American National Bank
of Richmond, Virginia,
wishes to call this fact to your attention as an EM?
PLOYEE. YOUR employer will appreciate YOUR
determination and energy. Save with us at the rate
of 3 Per Cent. ?Compound Interest. We will render
you and your money
Are combined in our productions with quality and
exclusiveness. The results gives you the choicest
garments it is possible to produce.
Gans-Rady Company
Becomes Part Owner and Editor
of the Charlotte Observer on
November i.
Announcement wan marie yesterday
by the Charlotte Observer that the
control of that newspaper had passed
Into other hands, and that Major J. O
Uomphlll, editor of The Tlmee-Pls
patoh, would become editor of the
Observer on November 1. Major Ilemp
hlll has secured an Interest In the
property, which Is regard**! as one of
the most valuable newspapers in North
The Observer yesterday said:
"On November 1 The Observer Com?
pany is to undergo a reorganization.
tSul date Major Jamea C. Hemp
hlll Is to become the editor of The
Observer and A. E. Gonzales Is to
assume the office of publisher and man?
aging dirootor. Roth of these gen?
tlemen become stockholders In the
cotrrpany. Two other now stockhold?
ers will be George Stephens and
Word H. Wood. D. A. Tompklna
will not only retain stock In the com?
pany, but the paper will continue to
havo the benefit of Ms long experience
with It.
"Major Hemphlll 1s one of the best
known and one of the ablest editors
In the South, having won renown a.i
editor of The Charleston News and
Courier, on which paper he spent
twenty years of his Journalistic career.
For two years past he has been edi?
tor of the Richmond Tlmes-Olspatch.
"Mr. Gonzales has built up In The
Columbia State one of the most saif
ceesful and Influential newspaper prop?
ertied In the South.
"In Messrs. Stephens and Wood. The
Observer Company acquires two of the
most active business developers in
"Under the reorganization plan. The
Observer will bo Immeasurably
strengthened, and will sprend out for
even better and greater things as
the State's finest dally paper.
"The announcement of this change
In the management qf The Observer
will be read with muc'i Interest
throughout the Piedmont South. In a
few days further details as to the
plans of reorganizing the company
will be made public. It Is sufficient
to say Just now that The Observer
will be kept In the forefront of the
finest newspapers In the South. The
paper was bullded well by Its found?
ers. J. P. Caldwell and n. A.
Tompklns. and it mny be said with au?
thority that its future growth will
he bo.sed on the high Ideals that have
characterized Its past."
Oflloe Opened at Rocky Mount, fc\ C,
t.'nder Richmond Control.
A United States Army recruiting sta?
tion, subsidiary to the Richmond office,
has Just been established at Rocky
Mount. N. C. Corporal Dennlson, of the
Norfolk station, has been placed In
This Is the third station under th<%
Jurisdiction of Lieutenant Charles S
Fowler, retired, of this city. Me has
control of Eastern Virginia an<i Hast
prn North Carolina. The three offices
in Richmond, Norfolk and Rocky
Mount are regarded as among the most
important in this section of the coun?
The number of recruits Is now about
3.000 men each month, which meets
the demands of the army and keeps
Its ranks full. t
Murderer of George Lynch Es?
capes Before Police Reach
Barton Heights.
Aytes Jumps Fence While Vol?
unteers Were Closing In
From All Sides.
By Jumping over ?? fence In a. nigra
cemetery In Barton Helghte. William
Aytes. the suspected murderer of Geo.
t^ynch. who was shot and killed on
Tuesday *.i'.ght, escaped yesterday af?
ternoon ?iom a posse of police, con?
sisting of Major Werner, Captain of
Detectives McMahon and other officers.,
Word came to police headquarters I
over ttvo telephone that the murderer
had been seen in the vicinity of the
graveyard, and. us the automobile pa?
trol was then In front of tho City Hall,
Major Werner, calling to Captain Mc
Mahon und Clerk William Toler, Jump?
ed In. As fast ac Chauffeur Tom
Kerae could drlv? them, tho police of?
ficials wont out First Sweet and ar?
rived nt the cemetery, where they
found an armed posse of white and
colored citizens.
t'haaed by Colored Men.
Aytes. It was declared, had been
seen hiding In the cemetery. Several
colored men. all armed with ahotguns,
chased him, but he leaped a fenoe and
escaped. He had gone Just a fow
minutes before tho police automobile
arrived. Officers were Immediately
Stationed about the grounds, nnd the
place was thoroughly searched. Aytci
had, howover, made good his escape,
and thcro were no clues left behind
Five hundred white and colored peo?
ple gathered at the cemetery gates,
most of them armed, and all willing
to arrest or kill the negro on sight.
11,-aded by Major Werner and Captain
McMahon. the police made a thorough
?< arch of the grounds, but wero un?
able to discover a single trnco of the
After shooting Lynch. Aytes stated
that he had two other men to kill
and that, after killing them, he would
surrender himself to the police. Con?
stant search for him Is being Insti?
tuted, and his captura Is momentarily
expected. He Is regarded as a dan?
gerous character, and Major Werner
la especially anxious to bring about
his arrest on account of his threats
against two others.
The police are being assisted not
! only by the white population of Bar
' ton Heights, but by the colored people
; as well, and In the search yesterday
afternoon colored men were very
j much in evidence.
I.** Camp Elect* nrTlrlat Itoprrtentattrea to
Newport New?.
' Delegates anil alternates wer? elected lajt
' night by Ft. E. Lee Camp of Confederatn
? Veterans to represent the ramp at the rom
; Ing nftting nt the Grand Camp of Virginia
' and State minion, which 'will bo held at
! Newport New? on October 17-15. They arc
In? lows 7
' Delegate*?Lieutenant-Commander T. C.
; Jenes, Lieutenant-Commander E. r>. Taylor.
I Adjutant J. Taylor Stratton: Quartermaster
: I). A. Drown, Jr.. W. P. Llghlfoot. A. C.
j Wrenn, a. T. rwn. J. II. Brown, General
; J, Thompson Hrown. Congressman John
: Lamb. Lieutenant-Governor J. Taylor Elly
son, Captain T. J. Davis, TO*. E. Moore.
Alternates?J. II. Eubank, W. It. Wood,
J, H. Krnrke. T. S. Wooilaori. H. C. O. Hart
I man, J. T. Itoblnson. Attorney-General Sam
j uel \V. Williams. Colonel Joseph V. Itldgooil.
John E. Owen?. Charles P, Winston, Luther
; Martin.
j Tho delegates will, of rouriie, be only part
i of the member* of the camp who will at
' lend the reunion. When R. E. Lee Camp.
' Nit. 1, heads the line of march In the pa?
rade, It Is expected that It will number
. fully 100 uniformed veterans. It la planned
to take ulong thirty or forty Inmates of the
Soldiers' Home. /
Books Close After To-I)ay for November
I Elect l,i||.
Every person not on the registration book*
who dnalres to tnke part In the election
of November 7 must register to-day. Under
I the law no nnmca can bo added to the
1 hooks within thirty days before tho election.
Keglslrnrs will sit nt designated places to
dny from sunrise to sunest for the purpose
of recording; the names of iiua'lllled voters.
Young men who have reached the age of
twenty-one alnce February 1 of this year
must be nssessed with poll taxes for 1912 and
pay same before applying, while those who\
heraine of age during the yoar between
February 1, 1910. and February J, 1911, must
pay the, tax olready nssesscd for this year.
Citizens who have removed here from other
States must have receipts for poll taxes for
two years.
Huntings Court Canes,
John Harris, colored, indicted fo?
malicious wounding, was convicted
yesterday In the. Hustings Court of
assault and battery, and was sontenced
to thirty, days in Jail.
William Winston, colored. Indicted
for housobrcaklug, was acquitted.
William Cury. colored, Indicted for
malicious wounding, was convicted of
assault nnd battery, and waa scntcced
1ft six months on tho roads.
In Bankruptcy.
Charles' W. Perry, of Frederlcksburg,
a railway flagman, yesterday after?
noon filed a petition in voluntary
bankruptcy In the office of the clerk
of the United States District Court for
Kastern Virginia. His liabilities amount
to $848, and he has no assets.
1117 E.W AIN ST.. '.
The bank Is regularly examined
by men who know their btistnosa;
besides, the State Bank Examiner
colls without previous notice. We
are always ready.

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