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McCallum Silk Hosiery
Is Made for the Discriminating Woman Who Demands QUALITY That is ABOVE the Ordinary. Every woman appreciates the utiequaled style and beauty of Silk. Hosiery. She knows that it adds richness i<> any costume. But sonic iliink that Silk St<>fkini^^ cost much and wear so poorly that they cannot afford them except on special occasions. This is a mistake. The one endeavor of the NIcCALLUM Hosiery ('omr?:inv since their bejtjnnjnjt has heen to place the wenrinrt of Silk Hosier; within everybody's reach, to make .i Silk Stock in;* of REAL SjERVIGE. BEAUTY AND STYLE nt popular prices. And the> have succeeded marvelous!y. To secure a she. i Silk Stocking that will wear as Well as lisle it is no longer necessarv to pav S5.00 and S6.00 a pair. McCALLUM SILK STOCKINGS of the best material to be had in the world and GUARANTEED TO BE PERFECT, arc sold at Miller & Rhoads from SI.00 a pair up. McCallum Silk Hosiery is THE BEST Because every step in its manufacture is the result of thought, patient experience and personal supervision. Because nothing hut t lie 1 >r?t -ilk from Italy and Japan goes into McCallum Silk Hosiery. Because they arc made onl> by the most skilled hands and the most accurate utachincs. Because they arc so b mtiful and SHAPELY. Because every pair must .-land n rigid inspection before it is allowed to dc|>arl from the factor)'. There is no such thing as "seconds" or Imperfections in McCallum Hosiery. See the Special Window Exhibit of McCALLUM HOSE Alsi . ask for the dainty little booklet. "Through My Lady's Rlnjl." shown in connection with the display. McCallum Silk Hosiery for ladies arc to be had here in black, tan, purple and any other shade that is desired 'or street or evening wear. Stop at the counter and -re them OFFICER BITTEN ! BY VICIOUS NEGRO Free Fight Follows Hand-to- j Hand Conilict and Several Arrests Are Made. In a desperate hand-to-hand conflict , with Wesley Brown, a negro employ id j in tlio excavation Work for the new . ?ewer at the corner of Lombardy and Ashland Streets, at lo o'clock yester? day morning Mounted Officer s P. Flourno.v was badly bitten In the ear. but tlnally, after repeated blown with his blackjack, subdued his assailant ami placed hint under arrest. The officer was called to the Scene I 1o arrest Urown on n charge of being j drunk and disorderly, lie dismounted, j leaving his horse standing, and ap? proached the negrb. The latter Im? mediately attacked Mm. and n Herec ?trusgie ensued Anoint r negro came ?to the rescue, and I >. S. Martin, a 111 - 7.en. held J?lJ-'> UhSer orders from the officer. iT"Vt ".cwftgod other negroes, and a general .fight was precipitated. The negro hold by Mr. Martin was rescued, anil fled the se*tie Bicycle Policeman Latham, of Ute Second District, who had been sent out to answer n call, arrived just in time to help hi- brother officer In dis? tress. Combining tlieir efforts, the) held Brown; and had him ready when the patrol automobile arrived. The other negroes escaped for the time Zeitig, Flournoy being unable to fol? low them on account of the Injury to Ms ear. The city ambulance was sum? moned, and Or lltilcher dressed the wound, which was extremely severe and painful. The negro had bitten il-i most entirely through In one place. ' and the w hole outward organ wti'i bad? ly lacerated. With his W'.tind dressed. |- lournb: , aided by Latham, started oui Ifi a j.y'6 tcmatie search fdr the other partici? pants In the combat. They soon found HTid .itTosto.i Newton Kennedy, Willie Henderson and Richard ttaynnr, iijl of whom were charged with felonious assault iiprin the mounted oiii/er Thomas Martin, alleged ;t!so to have ?been i:t the gang, was arrested on charge of disorderly conduct; nnd Lewi*, Van was arrested on suspicion of being another of those who had ?ngaged as an accessory i:> the as natilt. All the h^groe^ were locked tip In the feicond Station Urown stated later that he did not know why he made such a vl lo attach itpon the officer, lie comes trom North Carolina, end Is hut nineteen year* old, Constltut:-.^ himself an officer. It is alleged, Rtigehe Perkins, -i >'ottn? white :nai>. armed himself with pLtol and went in search of the neuro ?who had escaped. According to It. I. Booker, colored, who swore but a war rr.nl for Perkins'.' artest, the latter 4amc to hl's house and poked a gun In h's fa'.c snd threate"ned him if he did not tell where the fugitivi was hiding. Booker, a respectable necro. knew nothing of the affray, r.e said, and re? ported the occurrence to the Second Police Station. After the warrant was sworn out the polier wer? notified to p'.ek Perklnt ut' on sigh'.,_ SAVINGS-BANK RICHMOND ? til? JC. rVl AlN ST. UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY FOR POSTAL SAVING FUNDS LAWMAKERS TALK ABOUT SUFFRAGE! - Sonic Have Minds Made Up | About Women Voters: Others Might Be Convinced. "Save for two or throe features of the situation, i n:n ui favor of woman's stiff-.iae." said Senator ?'. I*. Gravatt, of Caroline, ut Murphy'? last night. "1 am not satisfied that a majority of women want it. and i don't want the I enfranchisement of colored women. But 1 think women should have the right to make the laws under which they are to live. Perhaps the minority which wants the ballot might use Ii the l.est." "I will vote for woman's suffrage the moment bno certain person wants It " said Captain W. \v. Baker, of Chester Hold; "the father of the House of Dele, gate-." when he made his appearance at the Capitol yesterday. "She doesn't want It now." He did not suggest that n campaign on the part of the Equal Suffrage Leag ic of Virginia might well he curried or In his 'home at Hallsboro Alderi Bell, <?f Culpeper. has' no nu.1* barometer to gauge ht? vote, but is a subject for persiohal appeal. He rather ii,\ us granting limited suffrage at first?say, on the questions of Issuing road and school bonds lO women who own property and who must pay tuxes. CRENSHAW BOY CONSCIOUS NOW Operation Removes Water From Brain, and Quick Recovery A special dispatch to The Times-j Dispatch last night from Baltimore s * id ?'After lying unconscious several days, S. Dnbney Crenshaw, ,lr., fourth' son of S. pnbiicy Crchshaiv, secretary | rA fhe Virginia-Carolina Chemical Company, of Klchmond, to-day regain-* etl consciousness; following an opera-] j ion perforated by nr. Harvey Cushtng i in the .lohns Hopkins Hospital Sunday I afternoon, No deilhltc diagnosis has I as yel been milde of the peculiar form of brain trouble with which the boy ' Mm attached nl the Episcopal lllgb !School, Alexandria, lart Thursday, it i Is thought, however, that the Illness I \i .1: brought on by a blow on the head, I causing wal?r to form on the brain. I "Dr, Cushlng, after performing the i Operation, inserted a tube into the ln | clsion aid drained the brain of the j water. While his mother was seated I at his bedside this morning, the lad rallied and became conscious for the Ural time In three days. The father i was called and talked with him for a 1 short while. Mr Crenshaw said this ' afternoon that !>?? and his wife would remain in Baltimore until their son thoroughly recovers." ! EuX/enc Meiner. -Ix >rari old, was strUek I by a snoot > ar la l*ullon at *> o'clock yea I terdsy afternoon and his skull van fr*.? I lured. He was isken to t'te Virginia Mos J pltal for an operation. It ig believed that RA.ILnO.4D A.MI STKAMSHIP TICK? ETS TO A 1.1. POINT.*. B ??. age lalled for ?n,i cheeked to destination of tickets. Tmlrnlj nervier. RICHMOND TKA'tSrCit CO., Is Expected. recov fcoa Cast Main Street. FEAR DELAY WILL I HURT BIB CAUSE [ordinance Committee Rcltict ! iinlly Deters Consideration of New Government I1!an I OPPONENTS ARE DELIGHTED I ._ Question May Not Reach Coun j oil ior Action Until De? cember Meeting. I Although the Ordinance. Charier anil ! Ileform Committee has in prospect for 'to-night an extended docket, it Is an-' nounced by Chariman Jacob Umlauf that the report of the Committee on Changes in the Form of City Govern? ment will not be taken up. the delay' bolng ?lue to a request of President Wood, of tlie Chamber of Commerce. Mr- Wood staled thai on account of' the time taken in arranging the Taft' plans, the details of the Hood Itoada Association and the desire of the ; chamber 10 assist lo-nlght In launch-1 Infi the Women's Christian Assoola- ] lion new building campaign, It had! been found Impracticable to prepare I properly to present the matter io the 1 committee, especially In view of its! far-reaching importance and the groat; danger of adverse action were the mutter Insulllclcnlly presented. Large Docket To-Night. Tlii- Ordinance Committee, however, will hold Its regular meeting at S> o'clock Among- the matters on the docket arc a petition for an extension of time for the wide lln ordinance to take effect; an ordinance tlxlng the salaries and duties of the superintend? ent and employes of the electric plant; several other salary matters. Including u resolution Increasing the pay of the Chief of Police from 12,000 to ?'.',400. ami an ordinance regulating sign painters. At the City Hall the announcement ? ?I' tie- indefinite postponement of the consideration of the plan for rcfoim Ing the government was taken as an indication of its defeat, and there was rejoicing among street cleaners, park keepers 'ami minor politicians. The belief obtains at the City Hall that although Indorsed by the Chamber of Commerce, the movement has had little or no actual support save from , the newspapers. Hn> Itcinnln on Table Postponed without date, it is freely predicted tii.il the remaining ten days of the month will go by without ac? tion, and thai the December Council will have no report from the ordinance Committee It had been announced by Chairman Umlauf that the Ordi? nance Committee would take the mut? ter up early in the month and report to. a special melting of the Council, I so that the papers might go on to Hie Finance Committee and cume back io i the December meeting of the Council ? lor nnal action. Mr. Umlaut said last , night that personally he exceedingly i regretted the delay, as he believed tin- committee would be criticized. Ho had not taken any poll of the commlt toe. he stutcd, and did not know how it would vote, but he believed the members wcr*> familiar with what is' proposed, and were ready to go into the mutter ami determine It to-night. The fuel Is that so far as the Coun? cil is concerned, the proposition is not a new one. the general principle In- I votved has been under discussion in one form or another for a half-dozen years, and many Councllmetl on both -nie;, of the qtlotftlou profess their readiness to proceed to n final vote at once. It Is tacitly admitted that a majority of the Ord'tiancc Committee i* opposed tu the plan presented, and ii ii. freely predicted that after this pi stponeihent. there will be no quorum until Hie monthly meeting of Hie committee late in December. CLAIM DAMAGE TO HORSE Civil Actions Arr Argued in the Supreme ( imrt of Apeals, Dsni.iK-s tor a horse, claimed to have been injured 111 transit, arc claimed in the i ,-iisi or the Adams Kxprefs Company vs. ! Scott. Irum the Circuit Court ?f Aecomaa county, which was partly argued yesterday In the Supreme i'ouri of Appoul*. John s. I'Ursoni represented the appellant company, while O. P. Mears and S. James Turlington argued for the appellees. The dlscuMluii hud not eonciuJfd when court udjournod for the day. The case of the .Southern Railway vs. McMenamln, bcitun on Friday, w in urcucil by Edmund liurk. for the appellee and by lt. lt. Tunstall for the appellant, and sub? mitted to ii"- court. Thui ,>i the Washington, Alexandria and Mount Vernon Railway vs. Trimyer wus dismissed Ilnn* Ifrrak? Show C'usr? A runaway horpi belonging to t\\ T. i.? Ii?, oi Ml North sixth street, and being driven l>) Andrew Page, colored, smashed I Wo show cases on ilroad Street early yen I rrdaj morning before he eould be ? topped. Hi r.ir. 1111,1 one belonging to Tb<- Fashion, Baal ilroad Street, and Into another n> front ot the Steiner ?h?re store, next door No oix was hurt, though the horse tvai badly i it. The driver etcaped by Jumping. The lier.it was finally baited In front of Ellljcy's stables. Third and Marshall .Street?. ?Justice John Itctarns. In tl:r prime of health and lookintr rears .j,t. Justice John Jeter Crutchnfld ar? rived home yesterday after h sojourn with liL daughter In Louisiana, lie will ascend iIn bench this morning, and will deal out Ills usual brand of Jtistlre. GOVERNOR BlEASE WILL ARGUE CASE First Vimc in Local Court That Any Executive Has Appeared W hile in Office. IS COUNSEL FOR BANK MAN Milton Carlisle Appeals From, Decision by South Caro? lina District I ourt. For the first lime tn the history of, the United States Circuit Court of Ap? peals, Fourth Circuit, the Uovcrnor of a state, while in office, will argue a case to-day. Governor Cole U, Bleuae, of South C?rollna, arrived in Richmond yesterday with hin law partner. Fred H. Oominlck, to argue the case of Mil? ton A. Carlisle, plaintiff In error, ugalnsi the cnited states of America, I defendant in error. In error to tin District Court of South Carolina. in his own State Governor Ml. use has been much criticised by public ami I press lor bit; active law practice while ! holding oirice a.- tin Exocutlvc. indicted i>> (irand Jury, , Carlisle, the defendant In the lower court ami the plaintiff In the Court of Appeals, was president ol the Na? tional bank of Newberry, s. for .1 period of about nine years, and 011 October 31, l?09, was Indicted by Iho Federal ?-?rand Jury at Greenville, on charges that he had., as president of the hank, misapplied money and i'.ils' ly classified checks. 'I'iie indictment consisted of 103 charges covering 312 closely typewrit? ten paces, the amount of misapplica? tions being about 940.000. He was ac ?Itllttcd on 15." counts c.n.l convicted 011 live. The live counts tut which he was convicted involved the Bum of JI7S. 13. In the argument lo-day Governor] Bleasi ami his associate ?111 attempt to show that in numerous Inatunccs 1 the court i-.eiow erred, while District Attorney r.ruest F. Cochrnn, of Ander? son, win bas. his argument upon the] allegation Hint the licensed had a Inl? and impartial trial ami that to reversu| the Judgment would, upon the show- | lag made In the record, be to sacrt lice substance to the, merest shadow of ; form. Itetiilned lleforv tlleellnti. One of the reasons' advanced as to. why Governor Blouse will actively de? fend Carysle is that he was retained In the ense before assuming the Oflll 01" Governor of South Carolina. While this Ir. the first lltne the GOV brnor of a State- has appeared as a pleader before the United States Court of this clrvull. such appearances have been made In the Supreme Court of 1 the United State.-;, but tin y have been j rare, Governor Harmon, of Ohio, ap? peared before the Supreme Court :.t ; Washington a few months ago to ar gue a case in which the Cincinnati. 1 Hamilton ami Dayton Railway, of which he was formerly receiver, -.van: concerned, and bis appearance occa? sioned wiile Interest .it the time. DISCUSS PLANS FOR HOME V. W. ('. A. Dinner Conference Will Take Place To-Night. Consideration of tentative olans looking toward! the construction In Richmond of '? model home tor the Young Woman's Christian Association will be taken al n eltlxeni' dinner conference to-night ?t t;S0 o'clock in the old V. M. C. A. building. Sixth ami Main streets. The present Quarters of this organisa? tion ar..- entirely Inadequate to its needs: the several departments ar..- conducted lit \arloug r-Rrts o' th-' elty, and It Is Impos? sible under the present urranscment to produce, deslr.-d results. Principal <.pt-akcrs to-nl^ht will be Pres? ident B. C Mitchell, of the University of South Carolina, ar.i Miss Anna D. easier, of New York, as well ns tniitiv local men and women -who arc Interested in tlie work of the V. W. C. A. Thr dinner will be entirely Informal, and the committee which has arranged for the affair has decided to have all of the re? marks confined to a few minutes. Robert Dal by Desjirrsiteli III. Robert !.. Dalby. forty-six .wars old. of tlie advertising department of the, Ameri? can National Bank, whose residence Is a; 101 South Third Street, was taken to the Memorial Hospital yesterday morning Mis condition last night watt said to be des? perate. May lleRin Famous Trial. The trial of Edward .tones and Itiehurd Perkins, colored, who were Implicated In the murder of the Stewart brothers In Buckingham county, which hag been post? poned from time to time, will be ealled In the Hustings Court this morning. Provided the attorneys for the defense be present, the trial will beKln. Salesman a Itnnkrupt. A petition In voluntary bankruptcy was filed yesterday in the office of the elork of the I'nlteii states Oistrlct Court by Arthur C. VVelslger, a traveling salesman of this elty. Ills ilnbflttles aggregate to f?,792.2D, while he, has no sasots, ' ? Rr?. W. <i. Parkrr Heiter The condition of Rev. W. U. Parlier, pas? tor of ihr l'in? Street Methodist Church, who has been 111 at the Virginia Hospital for Mime lime, was last nicht said to be better. Mr*. Spllmun at Memorial. Slru. Splllmnn, wife of ltev. II. W. Split. mmi. of Kinsion, N was operated on yesterday at the Memorial Hospital. Her - ondltlon '.ant night was satd to b(- satisfac? tory. Council Committees, The Council i'innrn111cos on Vinunce and on Ordinance, Charter and Iteform wir meet io-nlghl at s o'clock The Committee en It-.-llo:' of the Poor trill meet 0ti Tiiurf dsy night at S o'clock. Returned from Philippine*. Lieutenant J. B. II Waring, of tin- med) cat corps. United States Army, has Just re turned from dir Philippine Islands, and I how visiting his grandmother, Mr. Mary K Ilartte. lCe>; Park Avenue. A Walk Thru the Capitol Square Will disclose a very busy scene as the industrious little squirrels are setting a very worthy example of foresight and thrift to our citizens by laying up a store of food for the winter. From this same spot can be seen raising its head high in the business world the American National Bank of Richmond, Virginia, which was built by economy and thrift, coupled with good management, and stands a perpetual invita? tion to help those who will help themselves. Capital, Surplus and Profits, ONE MILLION DOLLARS THINK THEY HAVE FAMOUS CROOK Police Hold Smith on Informa? tion That Me Is Wauled in Seattle. I POSED AS REAL ESTATE MAN Thousands of "Dollars'' Repre? sented in Bonds, Which Are Located in Iiis Room. Just as ho had hope Ol 1? ing re? leased from jail, where he was being held under a Ji'.iO bund. M. A. Smith, who Is charged here with doing busi ness without a license mid suspect-d <n" obtaining money under false pre? tenses, was confronted with the nossl-i bllity of being extradited to Seattle, Wash., whore hu Is said to be wanted I On l to charges of fraud. Involving ' iJ'','?uu. Attorney Gilbert K. Pollock had ob? tained a ticket to Ituleigh, N. C, for his client, and was ready to hustle him out of the Klulo. Hut there re posod on a desk in police headquarters a letter from Hie authorities In Winni? peg, .Manitoba, which stated that Smith had beOll arrested there for the Seattle authorities, but ii.tr, escaped by secur? ing from n Junto*.' Judge :t writ of ha bcas corpus So the police decided to hold .Smith until the Seattle ailthorl-i ties- were heard from. A telegram was Immediately sent to that city. A reply was received last night, asking that Smith be held, and saying ofllcora would lie sent across the continent for' htm.. Smith Is alleged to have operat? ed various fraudulent schemes under the alias of w. w. Smith. Myron a. m.-e, Alfred Groves"it U. Hall, F. L. Sears. Located by Aeeldent. II? was arrested here oh October 28, following complaints from several peo? ple thai " they had deposited with him sums ol C.'.'i. which were to bind them to an agreement by which he was to build houses for thcrh at little cost. No houses were erected, and they fail? ed to have their money returned. He, Wua put undei bond, which lie was tumble i,, give, und lias been languish? ing In juil since. He would not di? vulge his place of residence, and it wan not until a few days ago that Captain McMuhon learned ?Iure he had lived. Mrs. I.. C. White, of filT. Bust Mar? shall Street. Informed the police that one of her boarders had been missing tor some time. Captain McMahon call? ed on he-r, and obtained from her a description which tallied with tin: sus? pect held In Jail. Smith's room wan searched, and about 130,000 Worth "I bonds and gold certificate* wen dis? covered in a chest. Whether they are of any real value is uncertain, but Captain Pollock bus written to the va rloiiM companies named on tin bonds to learn whether they are redeem? able. Trunk Killed With Hands. Among Smith's effects wer?- found two $000 bonds of the De Land Water Works Company, of New York City: (our 1600 bonds of the Tltusvllle ?las Company, of New Vork; Mix $600 bonds of the North Jersey Gas Company, light $600 bonds o: the Falbsberg and Mitchell Railway Company, on the Continental Trust Company of * New York; a gold cerllllcati fur 2,800 shares in ih> Colonial Realty Corporation: one $500 bond of the New Paltr. and High laud Electric Rallwav; three $1.000 bonds of the Toledo. DelphOS find Btli* llngton Hallway Company; two tl.oOn gold bond.-: of the New Orleans, Mobile and Texas Hallway Company, one $!. 000 bond of the Coxsackie and Green? ville Company, eighteen $1,000 bonds or the North Jersey tins Company; one $600 bund of the Mount Prospect Water Company, and others. Detective Atkinson, who. with De? tective Krcngei, arrested smith, callod oti him In Jail yesterday, and positive? ly Identified him as the man who had been arrested in Winnipeg. The Identl llcatlon was fortiiied by a photograph and d similarity In the pears described in the letter and which Smith bears. Word is now being awaited front Seattle. i MRS. SWANS0N IN HOSPITAL _ ! Wife of \ Irrrtnln Senator Undergoes Slight Operation nl Virginln. j Mr*. Claude A. Swanson, wife of the I Junior United States Senator from Virginia! w iio underwent o slight operation Fatunlav ai the Virginia Hospital, will be able to lea io that Institution to-day. according to an announcement made lnsi r.l*tlit. Kor some time Mis. Swanson had hr-u mfferlnir frma throat trouble, and It wr.s necessary for her to have her tonsil?" r? 1 moved. The 'operation was entirely sue I cessful. WHITE PLAGUE'S GRIP IS LOOSENED Number of Mew Cases of Tuber? culosis in State Rapidly Decreasing. Reduction within two years of near? ly 30 per cent, in the number of oases | of tuberculosis in Virginia gives to tha| State Health Department and tho Vir-i ginla Antlttiberculosls Asrociatlon the | greatest encouragement which these! organizations have us yet received In the light against the white plague. The! figures were made public yesterday by1 State Health Commissioner Bnnlon G. Williams, and will appear In his forth-! coming annual report. They arc based' on his line of reports from health of? ficers and physicians in every commun? ity. For the fiscal year enr.lng September 30. 1!m>9, the new cases of consumption In this State were 12,137; for the year ending September 3U, 1010. they were 10,545; for the year Just closed, they were only S.Cil. Dr. Williams gives tuberculosis work his personal supervision. Me was high? ly pleased yesterday when the official total was ascertained, allowing that the grip of consumption in Virginia is being loosened. He attributes the remarkable showing to the spread of Information, the establishment of curative agencies, the education of the public toward prevention and the growing Increase In general sanitary measures. The agencies' which have been used are the Antltuberculoala Association and locul health depart? ments. In addition to his own bureau, i Captain W. W. Halter I? president of ? the Virginia Antltubcrculosls Assocla | tlon; Miss Anne Gulley, is secretary; I Dr. William F. Drowry Is chairman o j the executive committee, mid Dr. D. S. . Freeman Is executive secretary, llr. Lofton Ones Home. Dr. Luden Lofton. ?f Kmporl*. Vn., who 1 has been III at the Virginia Hospital for some time, suffering from blood-poisoning, was able to leave for hla home yesterday. ALL ROADS Lead to our establishment, where a stock of high class and exclusive Clothing, Furnishing Goods and Hats await you. Gans-Rady Company GOVERNOR MAKES VIGOROUS DENIAL Declares That Respite-Confes? sion Report in Newspapers Is Absolutely Untrue. Governor Mann sont telegrams to New York newspapers last night de? nouncing the statement published there yesterday morning that he had offered to respite Henry Cluy Beattlc, Jr.. until December 24?Christmas Lve provided he made a clean confession of his guilt. The proposition was sso cold-blooded and brutal that the Gov? ernor felt the public would realize that it was an absolute fako of the yellowest type. Uut when he begun to receive telegrams from other news? papers asking If the statements were true he was forced to telegraph a de? nial over his own signature. In ita report published yesterday morning from Richmond the New York A:n< neun said: "Richmond, November 13.?llcniy Clay Beattlc. Jr.. sitting in the death c? II of the,penitentiary hire, less than ti ii feet away from thu electric chair In which he la to die next Friday, de- ' bated with himself to-day a problem about na Strange, as tremendous, us i ever n man f;.ced. "It was this: 'Would thirty nddi-I tional days of life be worth while ac- 1 cepttng In exchange for a confession of ^>:!lt? Would one more month of breath bo u. sufficient recompense for a final and eternal blackening of his name by himself." "Govomor Mann. It has developed, approached by all sorts of Influence to grant the rich young wife-slayer a short reprieve, made this grim pro? posal: ??'If Beattlc will make a full and frank confession he can live until De? cember 34, Christmas Eve. If lie docs not. he shall be electrocuted at the time now flxed. Let him decide for himself.' '* Governor's Telegram. The Governor last night gave out the following copy of a telegram which 1..- had sent newspnpers in answer to their request for a statement: '?The statement In the American is absolutely and wholly false. 1 have had no communication with that pap< r directly or Indirectly. I have made no proposition of any kind to Beattlc and will make none." The Governor said that he hardly uitought It- necessary to deny the re? port, though he did so llnally when there wan a demand for information. Murriuge Licenses. Marriage licenses were issued yesterday In the Hustings Court to Charles O. Reutin and Kachel V. Holl: Frederick D. Gatt wood and Katie C Butler: Georg? I? Hid ann Myrtle r Mlffltton; David M Jordan, of Wilmington, N. ?'.. and Florence C Steel; Oscar I. Kurten ntnl Bertha Fau dr.e. Herbert M. Alley and ?Iraca I.. Tucker; Arthur Crcston Jones and Aller Isabella Jones: Wooldrldno Thomas Tuck and Eva May Quartes, and Joseph Pesrmun and Llllla ?V Prlddy. WATSON NAMED FOR JUDGESH1P Richmond Lawyers Suggest His Nomination as Judge Ingram's Judge Walter A. Walton, of tlio Fourth Judicial Circuit, which takes In the county of Chesterfield, has been suit-rested by members of the Klc*n mond bar as successor to Judge John If. Ingram, of the Uiv arid "(lUlly Court. W'hilo lie does not reside In tho city, this fact does not make hint Ineligible, and when hit name wan put forward yettcrday without his know? ledge or approval the suggestion wa:; most highly commended. No ono, how - ever, has Interviewed 'him on the sub? ject, so it Is not known whether or not he will permit the use of his Dahle In connection with tho honor. Only two weeks ago Judge Wateon announced that he would be a candi? date for Congress In the Fourth Dis? trict against llcp.-OEcntutivo Turnbull, adding that he would resign from the bench when the time came for him to bejs'.n his campaign. The manner In which ho presided over tho Beutt'.e murder trial added to his reputation In Vlrjrlnla. es n Jurist, and lawyers feel that he should remain oa the bench. The fact that ho has been propo:-" J for a Richmond court is an honor which Is at unusual as it Is high, sail other candidates agreed yesterday tilat he would liavo a tremendous follow? ing If he should deride to abandon his congressional desires and stand for the position. In addition to the nemos already mentioned. It was said yesterday that '.Jeorge Bryan would 'jo u candidate for the vacat ? Judgcshlp. Tho Bar Association will meet this afternoon at 4 o'clock in tho Law and Cqulty Court to take action on the death of Judge Ingram. It Ii undT Btobd that the association will meet on the second Thursday in December to nominate a Judge. Successor. used Gordon Metal Co. Richmond, Va. "26 hours' ride takes a citizen of Richmond to 75% of America's urban population." Richmond Advertisers' Club AMERICAN LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY, Richmond, Va. NOTICE To Locomotive Work's Employes In order to correct certain erroneous reports that are being circulated among the present workmen and friend- of the Richmond Works of the American Locomotive Company. 1 quote a telegram just received from our ViceWPresident in New York: THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH CO. Receiver's No. Time Filed. Check. 8 5^fo P. M. 78 Paid.'3 Extra SEND the following message subject to the terms on back thereof, which are hereby agreed to: New York, N. Y., November 20, 1911. To Gco. Gurry (''Personal''), Richmond, Va.: 1 understand there is a report being circulated among the strikers to the effect that such agreements or assurances as you may give your men may later be cancelled, due to a change in man? agement at the Richmond Plant. Please advise all concerned that both you and Mr. Seamans have a five-year contract at the Rich? mond plant, and that "any agreement or assurances that you may give your men stand approved by this company. JAMES M'NAUGHTON', Vicc-Prcsident. From the above telegram it will be seen that the present work? men arc amply protected. ' ? GEO. GURRY, Manager.