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Kockhill Said to Oppose Press?
ing Russia for Settle- .
me nt.
Purposes Irrigating Transcaspian
District for Growing of
New York, November 27.?Herman!
fJcrnHteln. the author, has issued a
statement through tho Arhorlcnn Jew-j
Ish Committee, In which he makes pub-'
lie for the Unit time, he says, the Jnlor- !
view he had with United Stuten Ambus- :
uadnr I'.oekhlll at St. Petersburg it I
was on this. Interview, the statement
says, that Jacob II. Sohlff based his
charges against Ambassador Hocklull,
and John Hays Hammond during a
recent speech on the passport question.
Mr. Hernstein suya.
"About u weclt ago Mr. Jacob H.
Schiff made a statement to tho effect
that while President Taft waH promln
tng delegation after delegation that]
everything would be done by the De?
partment of Stale to settle the passport
question. Ambassador itockiiill had de?
clared that he considered Ihf. matter
of no great Importance.
Itainnioad \rter Concessions.
"Mr. Sc h i ft alsu stated that Mr. J.oiw.
Hays Hammond went to Itussia for the
purpose of securing certain concessions
and commercial contracts in Russia,
and that VVllcukln, a Russian financial
agent, told Mr. Schiff that Mr. Ham?
mond was chosen as the head of the
uyndlca'te bocauo.; he was a friend ot
the President.
"Mr. Hammond was violent, though
not convincing. In his reply, and to
prove his case he published c. cable?
gram from the Hussion agent, Wlljn
kln, and a letter ho (Hummond) him?
self hud sent to Wllcnktn last April.
"The charge that Mr. Hammond mb
ir.lltcd to Russia a proposition to Irri?
gate the transcaaplun region for the
purpose of growing cotton there und
competing with thu United States re?
mains unanswered by Mr. Hammond.
"Dast spring, when l was In SL
Petersburg, I had several lengthy con?
versations with Ambassador Kockhill,
in which he spoke to inn frankly about
the passport question, and In which nc
showed not only that ho did not tnke
the American view of the question, but
belittled it as of no consequence Mr. |
Itockhlll knew that 1 was etudylng
conditions In Ituasla, that I was Inter
eated In the passport question, and that
( wanted to tind out what wa; actually
being dono In the matter. Mr. Uockhill
knew that 1 hud discussed the passport
question with soms of the foremost men
In Russia, such as Count Witte, the for?
mer Prime Minister of Russia; Profos
?or Maxime Kovalcvnky, member of the I
Council of tho Empire; Professor Mllu
koff, member of the Duma; the present
Prime Minister Kokovteoff and others.
State Ilepnrtment Version.
"That was last May. I did not pub?
lish my Interviews with Mr. Rockhlll,
ihuugh I wrote them out Immediately
after I had mot him. I did not publish
them, und would not have published
them If the State Department had not
given out tho following semi-official
statement November 18:
" "One of the Assistant Secretaries of
the Stato Department said to-day that
for years this government has been
mnking every effort to better the con?
dition of the Jews In Itussia: also to
have Russia rocognlie the passports of
American Jews, ThlB official said that
President Taft had gone further than',
any other Executive.
"'He declared that the government
of Russia?the Czar and his advisers?
had recommended to the Duma the ab?
rogation of tho treaty with the United
States, promulgated and accepted in
;332. but that that body refused to ac?
cept thla recommendation. The Rus?
sian Duma has steadily refused, this
olliclal said, to grant any Jewish re?
forms in Russia which the Czar's offi?
cial family recommended.
"'President Taft and Secretary Knox
instructed Ambassador Rookhlll and
Ambassador Guild to do their utmost
to chango Russia's attitude toward
American Jews, according to the White
"'At the State Department tt was
said that Jacob H. Schiff had been
misinformed about the government's
attitude In behalf of the Jews.'
Interview With nockhlll.
"In viow of the above statement and
tho promises made by the President',
and State Department on numer?
ous occasions, it In Interesting and i
important to know what Ambassador I
Headache*, Colds, Indigestion,
Pains, Constipation, Sour Stomach,
Dizziness? If you are not, the most,
effective, prompt and pleasant
method of getting rid of them is to
take, now and then, a desertspoon-|
ful of the ever refreshing and truly,
beneficial laxative remedy?Syrup:
of Figs and Elixir of Senna. It is
well known throughout the world
as the best of family laxative reme- j
dies, because it acts so gently and!
strengthens naturally without irri
tating the system in any way.
To get its beneficial effects it is
always necessary to buy the genu?
ine, manufactured by the California'
Fig Syrup Co., bearing the name'
of the Company, plainly printed on
the front* of every package.
H wont hurt Ijou-H ijon J
/II Take- J
(pieman s m ?
for Indigestion ?HH$S!
' 0Dii5?pailon^Ihjsp?psIag3sB
AJIqntd After Dinner Dl^?tairfN
There, lire tWo supreme gifts?
They ure both sohl here?on
long terms.
Walter D.
Moses & Co.
103 E. Broad St.
Oldest Music House in Va.
and N. C.
Kockhill said to me on the passport
"During our first conversation. .May
i3. 1911, at the American embassy in
St. Petersburg, he said:
"'The passport question 13 not an
American question. Too much fuss Is
made about the passport question.
To oe frank. It is bad policy to force
this passport question on Russia. Inj
time. Russia will settW It herself. |
" "Parsons and Rennet were wrong
when they said that Russia needs us
more than we need Russia. Parsons
said that our commercial Interests
here are Insignificant. He Is mistaken.
We need Russia more than she needs
us. We, who are so clumsily strug?
gling for new markets everywhere,
need Russia. We have already great
interests Involved here, and still
greater to come.
" 'Wo have the American HarveEtcr
Company, the.Slngbr Sewing Machine
Company, the Equitable Life Insurance
Company and other American con?
cerns, and now many new enterprises
?wo nro Interested in Improving the .
cotton Heids hero* and In building grain j
elevators. Wc have the aame Interests
as Russia has In Japan.
"'Russia Is favorably Inclined toward
American capital and enterprises also,
for the reason that her credit Is al?
most exhausted with Franco?that Is.
not exactly exhausted, but Russia docaj
noj want to tie herself to the Euro-i
pean powers. She has crodlt and ln-|
terests In England and In Germany.'
but for the future the Interests of
Rus6la are destined to bo with the.
United States.
Need mi??i? Politically.
"'Politically we need Russia, for our j
Interests on the Pacific are the same ap
those of Russin. The Panama Canal
will make It necessary for us to be In
closer relations with Russia, with SI- |
beria. So, you see. we cannot forct i
the pasBport question. That will be;
settled In time by Russia herself.' I
" 'Did you meet Mr. Hammond when
?he was In St. Petersburg?' I asked.
"'Oh. yes," replied Mr. Rockhill. 'My
friend Mr. Hammond has now two
parties working here on the project
of Irrigating tho transcasplnn. district
for the purpose of cultivating cotton
there; also n project of building grain
elevators. When these projects, in
which he and the government are In?
terested, go through It will mean ?1
ISOO.000.000 deal for American Inter?
ests. We need Ruscla oIbo politically.
" 'Personally.' added Mr. RockhlU, T
can't understand why tho American
Jews are so keen' on the passport
question. It Is not an Important ques?
tion. Wa need Russia. Therefore It,
would not be wise to press the mat-'
ter Just now.'"
Outlay Less Than One Dollar
Per Day for Tuberculous
A meeting of the board of directors
of the Tuberculosis Camp Society waB
held yesterday afternoon in the ofllce
of Fred W. Scott, treasurer. The re?
port of the treasurer showed that for
the first ten months of the current
year the cost of maintenance had been
between S5 cents and $1 per day per
patient, which is regarded as a re?
markable showing for the first year
of the institution. One additional'
building Is now being erected, and the
executive cojnmlttee was Instructed to
secure- plans and make recommenda?
tions as to whether It was practicable
to finance the erection of a sccood pa?
vilion, since the camp is not ablo to
accommodate all those who should be
Tho officers expressed the belief that
outside of the outlay for new buildings i
the board would Just about come out;
even financially on tho first year of op- j
eratlon. C. C. Pinekney reported for a|
special committee on new constitution,!
and the board recommended to the an- I
liual meeting, which will be held Inj
January, the adoption of the revised
constitution, which changes the method
of selecting directors and in other
ways alters tho plan of management of
the camp.
Shot for IJnknovrn Cause.
Henry Hilton (colored), of 307 Col- j
lege Street, wus shot last night, It Is
alleged by Frank Gray and seriously
wounded. He was attended by Dr.
Crowgey, and was taken to the City
Hospital. The bullet entered the body
under the right arm. Dr. Crowgey
did not know what were the causes of
the shooting. When ho arrived tho
victim wns in dire danger, and it was
immediately necessary to tako him to
a hospital. Hilton was unable at the
time to explain tho cauco of tho
Market Closed Thanksgiving.
The Second Market will bo elosed all
day Thanksgiving to permit the men
connected with It to celebrate the holi?
day. In order to accommodate holiday
purchasers, however, the market will
remain open all day Wednesday, ob?
serving the regular Saturday hours.
Some Minor Arrests.
Paul Baker (colored) was arrested
last night, on suspicion of having
stolen a pair of trousers and a coat
from Henry . James.
.James Steweft (colored) was ar?
rested on suspicion of operating a
policy shop. "{ :'.;>/
Thomas A. ITenlh?rstono was arrest?
ed on suspicion of having committed
a felony.
J. n. Murray, alias "California Sliortr."
Harry i-rwl?, slln? Jacob lluth.
Big Building May Be Needed to
Display Richmond Made
The hoard of directors of the pro?
jected manufacturers' exhibit, met In
the Chamber of Commerce last night
to take up further discussion of plans
for the enterprise. Practically a full
attendance of the board was present,
and was presided over by the chair?
man. F. W. Brown. Tho question of
a location was again taken up and
referred to th,p committee which has 11
In charge.
tJV. number of sites are available;
(several new ones being ofteted nt last
night's meeting, but the committee is
proceeding slowly In order to make no
rnlstako In the selection. It' was stat?
ed that one of the reasons that the
committee on location Is proceeding
with caution. Is the fact that although
more than 100 manufacturers have
either signed up, or ugrced to co-op?
erate, a lurge number has not yet en?
tered the fold.
To contract for a site and building
large enough to provide 10.000 or 16,
000 feet of floor space, and then to
llnd later that a large number of new
entries among the manufacturers
make necessary a building of twice
or three times these dimension.*], would
be an expensive mistake. It was
strongly urged at last night's meeting
that those manufacturers who havo
not already allied themselves with the
progressives, do so at onco, and make
the work of the committee on build?
ing and location that much simpler.
Two new applications for reserva?
tions were read nt the meeting, and
Charles J. Shuman was elected to tho
directorate, completing its required
membership of fifteen. Another meet?
ing of the directors will be called by
the chairman to consider the report of
the committee on location.
Hearing of Chariea Fuqun, AUeged
Highwayman, Continued.
Charles Fuqua, colored, who la al?
leged to have been one of the negroes
who held up and rob >cd PlncUB Qra
zeck on North Seventeenth Street two
woeks ago, was called In Police Court
yesterday morning, but the hearing
was continued to December 2. By that
time It is expected that all of the
alleged highwaymen will be in the
custody of the police.
Abraham Sncad, colored, was sent to
the negro reformatory for stealing
517.60 and a watch.
James A. White, colored, charged
?vlth stealing $5 from C. P. Eppes, was
sentenced to sixty dnys in jail.
Paul Booker, colored, was sentenced
to ninety days In Jail on a charge of
stealing two pairs of shoes from Wil?
liam Garnett.
For shooting at Preston Jenkins,
Benjamin Wallace, colored, was lined
$100 anu sentenced to thirty days in
Jail, and he was fined another $100 and
placed under $100 security for twelve
months for carrying a concealed
Marriage Licenses.
Marriage licenses were Issued yester?
day in tho Huntings Court to Samuel
Sooton Hart and Janle Bryan Rogers,
and to Bernard II; Brauer and Ida F.
How to Prepare
Your Own Shampoo
"A bountiful growth of soft, luxu?
riant hair can be every woman's legacy
?hair whose shlmrnery, silky strands
respond to the finger's gentle touch
and go In place as If by magic," writes
Mrs. Mae Martyn, In the Los Angeles
Bulletin. "No great effort Is required,
but the right sort of treatment should
bo given it. Shampooing with hurt?
ful preparations must bo avoided?In
fact, the only safe shampoo to use
in plain canthrox, a teaspoonful of
which dissolved In a cup hot water Is
'enough for a satisfactory shampoo.
"The canthrox mixture 'creates a
wealth of rich, cleansing lather that
gently penetrates and looeens all dead
tissue, stops Irritation and neutralises
excess oil. When tho head Is rinsed,
the scalp and hair are spotlessly clean.,
and tho hair takes on .a rich tone nnd
mystic charm. Occasional shampoos
with canthrox will" Induce the hair to
grow abundantly and take on an even
color that greatly odd* to personal
Award for Best Literary Work!
of Year in. North
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Raleigh. N. C, November 27.?For
the surpassing excellence of hlB re?
cently published book, "The Life and
Works of Bernard Shaw,'- as compared
with the literary effort of other North
Carolinians during the past year, the
Patterson loving cup was awarded to
Dr. Archibald Henderson, of tne chair
I of mathematics. University of North
i Carolina, to-night at the unnual moet
| ing of the North Carolina Literary and
Historical Association.
I The presentation was by United
I Stales' .Senator L>ee S. Overman, wiio
j paid high tribute to Mrs. J. Unsay
Patterson, of Winston-Salem, by whom
1 tho Patterson memorial cup is awarded
! each year to the North Carolinian
doing tnu best literary work tor the
year, and to Dr. Henderson and other
literary workers of the State.
Tho cup was held the past year by
I R. D. W. Connor, for his "Life of Cor
j nelius Harnett."
j Other features of the session of.the
association to-night were the address
of President E. K. Oraham, on "Pros?
perity and Patriotism," and an able
literary address by Dr. C. AJphonSO I
Smith, of the University of Virginia.
Dr. Smiths ineme was "Histories of
States and the Ideal State History for
Text-Book Purposes.More schools'
has been nn Invaluable slogan for this
State," he declared, "but the time Is at
' hand when there must be the new
clogan. 'Better text-books for the'
schools.' "
j He declared that the State history
1 of the future, the one that must be
written for effective use In tho schools.
Tiust have/ a r.parkling, concise Btory
of the rise and progress of the Stale,
not to exceed fifty pages, and then be
followed by a constructive story of
forces that developed tho State. He
would treat in this division the rise
and progress of agriculture, transpor?
tation and manufactures, civics, litera?
ture, art. education, religion, and close
with biographies of representative
leaders in all of these fields of en?
deavor that have contributed to the
' making of the State and its scope of
{ The time Is at hand, he instated, for j
I abandoning the monarchial formula for 1
; writing history Inherited from Eng?
land and forced on democratic schools
i In this country, and providing compre
[ henslve histories such as he Indicated.
I Major Werner Orders Amerlcuu Salva?
tion Army to Leave Town.
Concerning a report that he has or- !
dered the American Salvation Army to
I leave the city, Major Werner stated
last night that he had been reliable
! Informed that the new organization |
' had received much more money than
It had expanded In charity. He has. I
therefore, called Adjutant W. R. Peck- |
ham In account. The latter. It Is stated, ,
j has refused to leave tho city, and
j Is prepared to fight for his right to i
! remain and to conduct his salvation |
campaigns here.
Major Werner stated that numerous [
complaints had been received about!
the American Salvutlon Army. Ho has
been /Iformed that like complaints
have been preferred atrainst the Ameri?
can Salvation Army In other cities. If
necessary, the case will be taken Into
; the courts.
Street Committee To-Nlght.
The Council Committee on Streets
will meet to-night at 8 o'clock in
Tegular session.*
Dulldlng Permits.
Building and repair pormlts were
Issued yesterday as follows:
William Armlstead Gills, to repair
a frame dwelling 1228 North Second
Street, to cost $150.
Virginia Agency of Seventh Day
Adventlsta, W. J. Stone, president, to
repair a frame church on the east sldo
of Morris Street, between Main Street
I and Floyd Avenue, to cost $186.
Wife-Beater Receives Six Lashes on
Bnre Back.
Centrevlllo, Md., Nov. 27.?Laurence |
Stinger, a middle-aged. man,, of this
place, received six lnahea on the bare i
back, with a rawhide ox whip. In the
hands of Sheriff Delahy' for wife- ]
? beating. The whipping was witnessed
j by a large crowd, but the wife, who
! had been requested by the husband to j
he present, declined to attond. Stinger'
was convicted of the offense and sent?
enced by Judgo AdklnB In the Queen
Anne County Court. , Ho was fastenod
to a post during, tho whipping. Ho
(1wlli ]ttow serve six months In prison, ^
Alleged Cracksmen Indicted and
Will Be Kept in Prison Until
Trial on December 8.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Houston, Va., November 27.?H. M.
Smith, of Richmond, arrived ibis morn?
ing to assist Jus. S. Basley in the do
tenau of the two men held in tho
Houston jail, and who have been iden?
tified as "California Shorty" und
ituih, notorious cracksmen, long sought
Oy the police. lr.Uictments were found
to-day und the trials wore set for
December H. It has not been given
out whether Mr. Wendciiburg, ol Uich
uiond, will ussisl in the detensu. in?
spector Mosby returned this morning
H um iieuturu City auu lusleu the nitro?
glycerine lounu in tue prisoners' uag.
i'iic-ii.ui ounce uursied a large route,
lurowmg u portion uuout twenty yards.
The ?uiiK cashier from Ayuen, ti. C,
hus been cuinmunicaiuu wun and lden
uued the men now Held as tnosc wno
hclu him up und robbed tho bank ut
mat place on iNovomper is. Tue juil
will be heavily guurucu until utlcr the
A rumor which was current yester?
day that couleUerutes were in Dan?
ville bus not been substantiated. It.
is not thought oy detectives that
Shorty and Roth were In the Wllllams
ourg baiiK robbery, though it Is ex?
pected that further evidence will be
developed that the prisoners-have been
looked for several yeurs.
Washington, November 27.?Bugone
Van liuskirk, superintendent of" the
National Bureau of Criminal Identifi?
cation, returned to Washington this
morning from Houston, Va.. where he
Identified the two men arrested at Vlr
glllna, Va., last Friday ns a pair of
yeggmen with criminal records.
"Both men," said Mr. Van Busklrk,
?'were armed with automatic revolv?
ers, and they were taken at the point
of shotguns by a posse of armed citi?
zens headed by the sheriff of the
One of tho men was Identified as
"California Strorty," a notorious crimi?
nal, Mr. Van Busklrk said, who hus
served time In Florida, but a few
months ago was pardoned by the Gov?
ernor of the State. The other man
gave the name of S. Roth. His picture
was found In the Richmond rogues'
gallery by Mr. Van Busklrk, who
stopped in that city on his way back
to Washington. His picture is not In
the National Bureau.
Inspectors of the Post-Ofilce Depart?
ment said to-day that they belloved
the men responsible for the large num?
ber of post-offlce robberies In Virginia
during the last few months. They are
held at the Houston Jail.
When arrested th0 men had In their
suitcase nltroglycertn, fuses, soap, and
all the other paraphernalia of up-to
date and accomplished yeggmen. Fol?
lowing their arrest, the county au?
thorities wired the Washington police
for assistance In tracing their records.
"California Shorty," whose real name
Is not known, admitted his Identity,
Mr. Van Busklrk said, "but Roth de?
clined to give tho ' ofllcers any infor?
mation or submit to being measured
and photographed.
"The nitroglycerine," said Mr. Van
Busklrk. "was hanging In tho water
bottle In which tho two men carried
It for safety, on the wall In the sher?
iff's office when I got thero. There
wna enough nitroglycerine In the bottle
to have blown the building and all of
them to atoms."
Going to neglect your hair
until it leaves you? Going to
neglect your dandruff until
you are bald? Then consult
your doctor. Ask him about
Ayer's Hair Vigor. Never
changes the color.
iVorthwest Coruer Third and Broad*
identified YegKmen.
AVcgelabte PreparalionforAs
(tag die Sioraatlis aiul?tmTzJsof
Prornofcs Diges?on.Cfoerf^s'?,
ness and RestXTontainsneiuwr
Opium^forphine norMiaeral.
Not Narcotic.
AttftofOld DrSWtimUZn
Pircpl?n Strd"
Mx.Stn.itt *?
Km Sud
CJcnilrif Slrjer.
h"rtt.yrcn fimr.
Aperfect Remedy forCoTtsrlpa
Hon. Sour Stomacli.Diarrttota
ness and Loss of Sleep.
Far. Simile Signature of j
Kind You Have
Always Bought
Sussex County Boy Cleans Up
Hundreds of Dollars on
Corn Crop.
Upon a total Investment of $51, which
includes his own labor and rent on
an acre of his father's land, John A.
Johnston, Jr., tho thlrtocn-your-old
Sussex county boy, who raised tho best
acre of oorn In the State this year,
will rcullzo many hundreds of dollars.
He puts In his corn at 90 cents a
bushel, which lu too low. But letting
it go at that, ho will get $147.60 for
the 164 bushels. This makes a clean
profit of $86.GU. In addition, he got tho
$100 prize at the Soulhuide Fair for
tho beat ucre of corn; a $50 prlzo at
the Emporiu Fair, and a $16 prizo at
tho Sussex County School Fair. This
makes $216 cush in prizes
On December 11 he will Join tho
prize winning boys frum the other
States in a trip to Wutthiugton, with
all expenses paid by the Bureau of
Blunt Industry. The kids will be
shown everything in town.
Then young Jonnston gets a scholar?
ship at the special farmers' course at
the Virginia Polytechnic Institute in
January and February, taking up any
i practical subject he pleusoa, with all
oxpenses paid. He will probably go.
This kid, who has beaten every other
corn raiser In tho State, man or boy,
used about 1,400 pounds of phosphoric
ucld, 400 pounds of bone meal, 2uu
pounds of muriate, of potash and 200'
pounds of nitrate of soda. The ground
old not get all this at once, but by
degrees. Tho soil waa used In raising
peanuts last year. Of course it was
plowed deep and worked well. Tne
whole was under tho direction of M. H.
West, of Waverly, the demonstrator fur
Sussex county. Mr. West, who was in
the city last night, waa einte? over
Johnny's success.
Richmond?T. M. T. McKennon,
Chase City; H. C. Crute, Farmville; J.
A. Moore, Norfolk; E. C. Glass, Lynch
burg; George N. Wise, Newport News;
Nathaniel T. Green, Norfolk; Bernard
Bigger, Chase City; Julian Mcade,
iianoin-, R. W. Peatross, Danvillo.
Gilbert?J. J. Silvey. Warrentou; J.
W. Dabnoy, Rock Castle; C. C. Robin?
son. Virginia; Alvln W. Clfty, Lynch
Stumpfs?H. W. Hall, Emporla; IS.
F. Blrckhoud, Jr., Frcdorlcksburg;
Thomas W. Ozlln, Ken'orldge; George
A. Smith, South HUI; M. M. Robinson,
Park?Harvey Burton, Virginia; Tom
Smith, Virginia; W. H. Burksdule,
Davis?B. H. Trice, Globo; Mr. and
Mrs. C. Carter, Lynohburg; A. W.
Jonnlngs, Toano; E. S. Porter, Vir?
ginia; Charles Smith, Lynohburg.'
Lexington?C. S. Jones, Culpeper; J.
E. White, Waynosboro; A. D. Bender,
Norfolk; J. H. Owens, Farmvillo; E. D.
McGrunoghon, Norfolk; M. B. Wright,
Buffalo Lithla Springs-, J. G. McNeul,
Norfolk; John H. BooCon, Mrs. E. L.
Booton, Miss Chariten, Miss Settle,
Lurny; J. M. Shuler. Stanley.
Murphy's?Eugene Withers, Dan?
ville; Charles A. Osborno, Virginia;
Barton IC. Lilllston, Accomac; Mrs. J.
D. Smith, Miller School; Miss W. C.
Belle. Staunton; P. E. Tumor. Stony
Creok; E. T. Elder. Brookncal; C. M.
Lunuford, Flncustle; Miss Ella Q.
Agnew, Burkcvllle; Blake T. Newton,
Carteravllle; Plummer F. Jones, Ar
vonla; A. L. Pitts, Arvonla; J. Walter
Kenney, Dlllwyn; E. N. Burt. Waverly;
Grattan Payne, Hot Springs; E. E.
Worrell, Roanoke; Mr. and Mrs. J. C.
McFull. Danville; A. W. Bradley, Roa?
noke; S. C. Foster, Froderlcksburg; W.
B. White, Norfolk; M. H. West, Wav?
erly; VV. E. Homes, Boydton; anmcs a.
Carter, Haden; Ormond Stone, Unlvor
slty; Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Farmer,
Front Royal; W. A. Bryson, Roydton;
F. W. Wheatley, DanVllle.
Mr. Itoynll on Trust Problem.
William L. Royall left the city last
night for "Washington to oppeor before
the Senate Committee on Interstate
Commorco und tell it how to control
trusts. Articles recently published by
Mr. Royall have boon' read by Senator
Clapp, chairman of the commlttoe. and
ho was Invited to give his Ideas In
greater detail, Mr. Royall replied that
ho would do so with, pleasure. V
Wlrjston-Salom. N. C-. November 27.?
Attorney Thomas Kellam, aged twenty
three yeara, who shot and killed Lawyer
Henry O. Whltaker, aged sixty-three
years, on tho street In Pilot Mountain
October 12, was acquitted In Surry Su?
perior Court, the Jury returning a ver?
dict of Justlllablo homicide ot a o'clock
Sunday morning, after llfteen hours'
Bad blood had oxlated between Whlt?
aker and'Kellam for two year8 prior
to the homicide. Kellam contendud
that Whltaker was coming at him with
u drawn knlfo when he fired. An open
knife was found beside Whltaker after
he was shot, and this fact was respon?
sible for tho verdict favorable to Kol
lam. Whltaker was Blxty years old
when ho secured a liconse to practica
Sny He In ImpoMcr.
Striking bollcrmnkera tit the local
plant of tho American Locomotive
Company asked the police yesterday
to look out for an Impostor who Is en?
deavoring to collect funds In their be?
half without authority. The boiler
makers have requested no help, and
they are particularly anxious to have
the faker arrested.
Gei the Original and Genuine
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* or Infante, Invalids, and Growing children.
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nvigorates the nursin g mother and the aged.
?^ich milk, malted grain, b powder form.
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akenosnbsHtute. AskforHORLICK'S.
Sot in Afw MSBk Trust
Richmond Machine Works, Inc.
Successors to
Mad. 1186. 2404 B. Main St.
Cuff Pins
All Gold, $1.50 Pair.
These are not merely gold top. Plain
and engraved. All finishes and designs
Smith & Webster,
Jewelers. 612 East Main Street.
Buy Your Holiday Gifts
i Jones Bros. & Co., Inc.,
! 1418-1420 East Main Street.

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