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Annual June Sale of Muslin Underwear \ presentation "f Miller ?x Rhoads Standard Gar ments in great profusion at wry attractive prices. A sale in which the beauty of styles and materials, the perfection of workmanship, and varieties of gar? ments, at eaeli price, is more than ample to satisfy even the most critical <>f our patrons. SEE WINDOWS. Women's Gowns of good quality muslin, made full and neatly trimmed with linen l.ire (ir embroidery. Prices arc 50c and 75c each. Women's Gowns High class elaborately trim? med garments of fine, sheer nain? sook, laces and embroider)', .$2..r>n. 5.1.00 and lip to $7.50 each. 75c Drawers at 50c Women's Drawers of excellent quality longcloth, trimmed with neat embroidery. Extra special. White Petticoats of good quality longcloth, mus? lin, lawn and nainsook, with flounces of linen and Val. lace and insertion and embroidery. Prices range from SI.00 each to Sb.OO. $2.25 Combinations, $1.50 Corset Cover and Drawers of excellent nainsook ? beautiful lace and embroidery trimming. Extra sp< cial. Women's Drawers nf longcloth and nainsook; beau? tifully trimmed with lace and embroidery; mule in all the de? sirable styles and also to lit per? fectly. Priccsfrom 50c to$3.00. Combinations Corset Cover and Drawers of splendid nainsook, lace and cm broidery trimmings. Beautiful variety at $1.00 each to $3.50. Corset Covers of nainsook, Val. lace and em? broidery trimmed, beautiful style, 50c each to $1.50. Gowns?Special Women's Gown? of excellent nainsook; neat embroidery trim? mings. Regularly SI.00 each; on ^ale at 75c. $1.50 Gowns, $1.00 An excellent garment of long? cloth or nainsook, lace and em? broidery trimmed. Extra spe? cial. Second Floor. 1200 Pairs Lace Curtains Real $2.25 to $3 values <h 1 QQ on sale at, per pair . . . *P ? ? ^ LINEN CLUNY CURTAINS, made on French cable net. with edge and insertion; 36 to 40 inches wide and 2's yards (sill length) long; shown in white or Arab. Ami they arc as pretty in design as they are extraordinary in value. NOTE.?At this price it will pay housekeepers to buy now, even if they must be packed away till fall. It is unlikely that another chance to buy Curtains -o cheaply will he presented again. Third Floor. mm mi girl FROM DEATH GHAIR Writ of Error Is Asked for Col ored Woman Murderer From Hampton. Efforts w> save the ?fc of Virginia phrlsilan, Uif flrBt woman In ?Hs Mat,-- to lie sentenced t<> death In the electric chair. Were begun yesterday. An application for u writ of err>r from the judgment <if the Circuit Court of Elizabeth City county was made to ilio Supremo Court of Appeals by .1 Thorns* Newsomc and George W. Fields, colored attorneys of Newport News. Fields. i*s. known as the blind lawyer. The young; negress was convicted of niurderlng -Mrs. Belote, of Hampton. On April S she was sentenced to death in the chnlr. The petition for a writ of error 1 .; 9 :-tress on tlie fact that the girl if only seventeen yeaTs old. Whether or not tli'.?; can have weight before u ptirely judicial tribunal, which con iiders matters of law and evidence, si ins problematical; The youth of a pris ner, however, frotiiierttiy inllu pneej a trial Jury. Newsotne said yes? terday lliat if be falls In securing an appeal, he will ask the Governor to commute the sentence to imprison? ment. should an electrocution take place, unusual interest will attach to it be- | <>aus( of the sex (,f tho criminal. WERNER COMES BACK Poll . loan Worried s.. Deepl; Thai He Sud? denly Left town. Bicycle Policeman It. It. Werner, or the P. oi i District. who disappeared from II mond last Wednesday, returned to bis rome, 601 Nort.il T-wenty-slxih Street; about iiildnlttht Sunday as suddenly as be had depnrled. Deeply remorseful, he told Mr father. C lei Police Louis Werner, yesterday mornlnp that he had been lmrras?ed by fiebt, and 't.-*>t Irt a moniieit of Indecision Y.i d<termlned to leave the dlty to ferset Ms cares and worrits Not until Sunday, vi.:!.- in Danville, he eahl, did be r- .' ;? f .-< distress he muni have caused M* wife, ehlldren and his parents; Jit- Immediately detld<d tor return l.onie and f.iee she conap Q.;f n< Because he was physically suffering from si* experience Major Werner did not ques? tion l/!m ciotfiy. I.ul insisted tl.hl be go to !!:? Lome of a relative In the countr-. ririd remain there several days to recuperate. ii :?? expected that Werner's ease will be '??r.Mdrrfd ai the merlin*- of the floard of Polle/ Commissioners to-morrow night Werner did not visit Norfolk, as was at Prsi believed, but went fo several points t-i ?orth Carolina. I.yfjehburjr, Danville and Petersburg CHURCH CENSUS FIGURES 170,600 Exceed Estimate Given Out After Whirlwind Campaign a Week Ago. Final compilation ot the records gathered In the recent religious census of Richmond show that there are only 1,860 people In this city with no real leaning toward any particular church or creed. In addition, the figures show that there uro 2,100 church let? ters unplaced, the owner's of the letters coming from all jmrts of the United Suites, Scotland, Denmark and other European countries. The totals arc relatively Email when compared with the records discovered In other cities where a religious census hus been taken. . | The Hill Directory Company conclud? ed yesterday the work of duplicating the "no preference" cards. Wherever one member of a family preferred a certain church und other members had no preference, the entire household was turned, over to the denomination pre? ferred by the one member. For this reason, there wi re only about suo cards to be deplicated on the final analysis and a duplicate list has been given to every creed and denomination in the city. Another interesting feature of the statistics gathered Is that Rich? mond Is shown to have more than the visual percentage of families having in? ternal religious differences. Interde? nominational marriages are frequent in Richmond. With the lost curd In. It was found that 170,400 persons were recorded by the census lakers on Tuesday after? noon, which Is hlghor than the original estimate of the number"? people reach by the WOrk, IN POLICE COURT ?Hill Fined ?20 ?or Inleifi-rln? ?ilh Iii.? <ic Officer. Rotiert Mills whs fined 120 and coals yes? terday morning in Police Court for in? terfering with Bicycle Officer J- C. Kapler In Ihe .lisch urge of his duty and resist lug arr.M. One hundred dollar*' security for Ms good 1? h;.\ lor for sixty days was also required. Ben ''?lion was fined 110 and com for recklessly riding a h'.ise througn the. street*. Bessie M!n?r ani Tachel Davis, colored, wire sent to Jail tor four month! for s'es'. Ing P. from Harvey Woodbrldge. Ilm ' Inlttlan 'Ui iin'd 5.0 nnd rests for conducting an Improper house in Paradise Alley. PGLITICS PAYS Parsons Kseaped Aliens by Attending Roan okc t onventlon. ', Formet Senator John 11 Parsons, of Gray I son county, spent yesterday In the e.lty, In I iX>S ?n'l Vit) Mr. Parsons was the l'.efxihlt 'jii nominee for Congress lu the Fifth ginls District. L.,mlng ?Ithin S few votes Of rlcclloil. "Politics.". said the arayion liian yes'ter day, "i? supposed to be a disastrous game1 lor most players, it ?>?f been a lutk) one for me. It had been arranged that ! should assist Is prosecution ..r Floyd Allen,In Carroll'eounty for Interfering with an cer. The Republican State Convention in ftoanoke at the same time prevented, and I playeil poilitrs Instead of law Hal I as? sisted Mr. Foster I would probably have i been among these who fell,' STATE SIDESTEPS CHEERFUL IDIOTS ? Law Say.-, They Must Not Be Admitted to Feeble-Minded Home. I - I ORIGINAL BILL IS AT FAULT I Capitol Officers Relieve Them? selves of Blame, but Act Will Stand. Only Idiots of a melancholy dlsposl I tlon are to bo taken care of at the I Virginia Colony for the l?'eeble-Mlndcd, ' which Is soon to be located on the i grounds of the State Epileptic Colony i near Lynehburg. It Is distinctly and specifically stated In the law on the subject that "congenial idiots are not to be admitted." There can be no doubt about it. Not only do the print? ed Acts of Assembly so record the bill, but the original copy shows the word spelt in this way. While "congenital'" was, of course, meant, it was not so nominated In the bond. Finding that this was so, sundry state ottlclals and others interested have been trying to tlinl but why dis? crimination is to be made against Idiots of a congenial disposition. It would Beem that association with those of a companionable temperament would be good not only for the olnciiils and at? tendants of the Institution, but for the Inmates of the epileptic colony as well. Congenial poisons are usually sought by those In all grades of society. Why Dr. Prlddy, the superintendent, ob? jected to them could not be determin? ed. Dara Sympathy. "Kindred, sympathetic, suited for, each other; as ?congcniul souls,' " runs the dictionary definition of the word. It was surmised that Dr. Prlddy did not want sympathetic folks at his In? stitution. Much correspondence has ensued, all of it making excellent tending. The llrst cnll for help emanated from Capt. Tipton D. Jennings, the veteran House member from Lynehburg. Persulng his advance sheets of the printed Acts of Assembly, to see if perchnncc any measure establishing liquor dispensa? ries got by without hOs knowledge. Captain Jennings saw that "congenial idiots are not to be admitted." As? tounded, he at once saw a blow at Lynchburg. The Institution is In Amhcrst county, but is'an adjunct of tho Hill City, on the opposite side of the James. So the chairman of tho Committee on "Coun-| ties, Cities and Liquor Legislation" I sat him down and wrote to Clerk John W. Williams, of the House of Dele? gates. "I move to amend.'' he said.I "The printer must have been to the ball game, or perhaps his grandmotb-j er Is dead." i 'A courteous reply came from Mr. j Williams, who said he had passed the! matter up to Public Printer Davis Bot-1 torn. In doing so. Mr. Williams was! careful to explain that Mr. Bottom \ knew more about congenial idiots than) anybody else in the Capitol, and the printing was his job anyway. Mr. Hot torn looked it up at once. He slept not until ho found the original copy of the bill. It read "congenial." Radiant with Joy because It was not his mistake, the Public Printer noted that the measure was lathered by Dr. II. I'. Stephensoll, of James City coun? ty. The physician, he. figured, ought to know his business, and there must be some reason why a cheerful and sym? pathetic idiot should be barred from the Joy of tho Epileptic Colony. Mr. Jennings was duly Informed of the truth regarding tho matter, and ad? vised t,, hold himself m readiness to amend the law at the nest session of tb. Legislature, so that congenial folks might visit Lynchburg and let the people of that town lino out what congeniality was. The experience, it is suggested, might lie >, novel one. Hut the real cause of trouble was not discovered until yesterday morn? ing. There came a call on Mr. Bottom's telephone from the Slate Hoard of Charities and Corrections. There, too. the printed sheets had been read. "What do you mean by letting such an error go through'.'" was demanded. The printer explained that he "fol? lowed copy," and what more could a printer do? "Why, that bill came from this of? fice," said the voice. "(.'.lad to hear it," responded Mr. i Bottom. MANY INDICTMENTS Hustings four; firand Jury Denis ?Ith ? Large l.i-i of Offenders. Fifteen Indictments were returned yes-j tcrdny by the grand Jury In the Hustings ; Court. They were as follows: Albert Bute, liouscbreriklng; flrorgo j Banks, hteitebreaking; Waverly fiatc* und ? South Me'Llptfeomb. earbrcafclng; Charles | llill. malicious wounding; William llnri mah, alias .1. l* Nelson forgery, two true bills; Albert Jenkins, malicious wounding; John Jones, grand larceny; f.. W. t.egget, lidusebrcnkthg; Thomas Llghtfoot, William Maxwell, l<eslie Mitchell and Luden c.res I hom, carbrenklng; Harvey Lewis, grand 1 larceny: Joseph Morris. robbery, throe I true Id'ts. and Clifton William?, malicious | wounding. Mnrrluse Meente. A marriage license was Issued yesterday | In tho office of the cWlt of the Hustings | Court to Crawford F. <irigR and Etta Aus? tin Earnest. Stute KrniemlirrH lhiv|?. rty order of* Clovernor Mahn ?II depart-| Irienfa at ihr Capitol urn- cloned lit noon I yesterday In liotior "f the birthday of } l'rc?|dcn( JclTcrJon Davis. RICHMOND GEIS FORT SUM. ERGON Captain Boshcr's Effort Finally Rewarded by Help uf Martin and Crozier. FOUND AFTER RECENT STORM Shipped Here, and Will Uc Mounted at Lee Camp Sol? diers' Home. Tlirougli the effort? of Captain E. J. Boshcr, of this city, and Senator Thomas S. Martin, an? the courtesy of Oeneral William Crozlcr. of the Ord? nance Department, United States Army, oik- of the Columblad slogo guns last Hied 'In the defense of Fort iumter in the spring of 1S61 's now In Rich? mond, and soon will be mounted on the lawn of Lec Camp Soldiers' Home. While little of its real history is known. Captain Uoslu :? considers that under the circumstances this old can? non should be held as tho most val? uable relic from the famous strong? hold where the first (jun of the War Uetweeu the States wus fifed. Loss than a year ago no on- knew that this] particular gun hud ever existed. It1 was brought to light by the great j storm which swept ovei the fort on August L'.s, 1911. Found there, where It was blown i>y shells fifty years be? fore, officers of thy fort communicated tii,- fact to Oeiierai Crozler and the cherished relic Is. now the property o? llu- Soldiers- Home. \"?'ashed Up by Storm. Several years ago Captain Boshcr wrote to Senator Maitm asking that one of the Sumlcr cannon be donated to the local association. The Ordnance Department, to which the request was | referred, replied that all ol uiiie guns| had long since been placed In various parts ot me United .States. Captain Boshcr was olteted guns trom other historic pluccs, but he wanted one from Sumte1*, and though at once ho gave up hope of ever attaining his desire. he filially got It. When the storm's remarkable d's closure was communicated to General Crosier he remembered Senator Mar? tin's request, and wrote him that if he still wanted a gun he could get It. As soon us It w is taken from the s.ind the old cannon was loaded on a flat cor and shipped to this c'ty, where it arrived yesterday morning. As a matter of courtesy. It wus han? dled by the railroad free of charge. As ;t lies on the flat ear in the yards of the Richmond, Frederirksburg and I'olomac Railroad the Kun looks to be about ten feet In length. Its wtlght is estimated as 8,600 pounds. Huge Wnr Sciir. From Us long hiding place In the wet sand It is covered with rust, and a letter from trie War Department to Captain Rosher slates, rather unneces? sarily, that It is not cons'dered safe, to shoot. On the ban el close to the bretch Is a huge s-:ar in the steel, evidently from the explosion of a shell, probably the (ne that threw it from Its place o nthe battlements. Of course. It would he Impossible to Obtain one of the original Sumtor car tinges on which the coiumblads were mounted, so this one will he placed In Shooting position on a concrete base The location on the Soldiers' Homo lawn ha3 not yet been selected. OFF 10 EXPLORE SEVERAL ROADS Pathfinders to Establish Route of Highway Between Rich? mond and Washington. Accompanied by A. I.. VVestgarac. official pathfinder >?:' the American Au? tomobile Association, the pathflndlng car ot" the Richmond-Washington High? way Corporation left Richmond yestc-r^ day, bound north, with Washington us the ultimate end of the journey, lit the party w.-ro I:, l: Allport, secretary ? >!' the organization; President Henry vs. Anderson and Captain P. St. Julien Wilson, state Highway Commissioner. It Is expi ted thai the trip W'H take a week, as every possible avenue will I... explored. Kn lerlcksburg win bo ;'i<- half-way stopping point. Yesterday llu- car g"t a.- f;:t as Hanover Court nouse, turning ? : :st before Ashland was reached. Returning the party will travel through Dumfries, oecoquaa, Mount Wrn.hi and l-Yederlcksburg. a meeting will be hel l in the Jefferson on Thursday of n ? t week, when a re? port of the pathfinders will be sub? mitted. tlunllllcutlnns in fhnnrer.v. Elizabeth A. Ben . .?>? qualified yrster dny in tin- Chancen court as administra? trix of Hi'- estate ol If, rny Beardsley, The rstnt,- I* valued at f:-")0O." Chariot K Wills iilori as admlnlstra tor of tl.?t?te 'ol M .? u. Vaughun. The ostate Is small. John P. EwIr ?j : . ... .1 ns guardian of William K. Ewig. Rnrve; v. Burl lunllfied ?? adminis? trator of William V. l( Barker The estate l? valued nt f-MM, What Robert Edward Lee Said was true. Nothing thai he c\er Raid was more true than the phrase in which he expressed himself on the- financial future of the South? '"When to the intelligence of Southern men wc have ad.led the wholesome instinct of saving money, no race will equal US.'' . The American National Bank OF RICHMOND. VIRGINIA, can ?inr.te no better authority or plan of progress, hopeful prophecy of the great general conic true building principle for the. individual and tin- nation OUR PART is to give Let the It is a SECURITY AND SERVICE. $15 Suit Sale to Be Continued j In order to continue this special purchase sale this week we j have added to it all the small lots from our regular stock. The as? sortment therefore is as good as ever, and the qualities are almost better. Suits worth up to $25.00, Choice. $15.00 GANS-RADY COMPANY COUNCIL ASKED 10 HELP HIGHWAY City's Appropriation Might Be Used to Build Park-to-Park Boulevard. I A petition to the city government to nicl in the construction of the Rich? mond- Washington Highway, asking an appropriation of $2"..OOP, to be expend! 1 on roads within ten miles of the city limits, was presented to the Council last night by President R. Leo Peters. There being no quorum, the matter went over to Thursday night, when It wll; probably be referred to ?ome com? mittee for report. The petition re - cites what has been done toward the eonstruction of this connecting link of the Quebec-Miami Highway and the great Importance to Richmond of being a link In that great chain. Taking the poposltion on its lowest terms, tne peti? tioners claim that during the first year of its operation such " highway would bring to Richmond not loss than 2.000 touring parties In motor cars, which parties would necessarily spend large sums in this community. It is proposed that should the City see lit to contribute that Its portion shall he expended under supervision uf the City Engineer and Committee on Street* on some main thoroughfar? leading out of Richmond northwardly. If this city contributes, it Is probable that its quota Will be expended in the construction of the "park-to-park" boulevard, carrying the present Boul< - vard northward from Broad Street by? way of the Pair Grounds and the A. P. j Hill .Monument, along the Hermitage Road to Bryan Park and beyond, eon-J nectlng near Lakeside with the through ] roads which will form a part of the pro? posed highway. BENEDICTINE COLLEGE First Commencement Exercises to Jit Held Next Wfilnrnilny. The first annual commencement exer? cises of the Benedictine- College will take place in tho college hall on Wed? nesday evening. June 12, t S:30 o'clock The appointments of the commissioned Officers for the coming year Will he made. After careful examination tho following officers will be appointed for ' Company A: Captain. Bernard .!. Grant! j First Lieutenant, Joseph A. West; Sec? ond Lieutenant. Charl? s B Morrison. The award of gold medals will be made. The gold medal for scholarship In the second academic class, the gold medal for scholarship in the first aca? demic Class, the gold medal for the cadet standing highest In military work for the year, and the prlr.e drill medal, won by John C. Dugan. The donors of these medals are Mayor David C. Richardson, the officers ot the Rich? mond Light Infantry Lines. Dr. George Ren Johnston and Rev. B. .1. O'Reilly. The honor cadet of the first academic will make the address of welcome, and the honor cadet of the second academic ein?.? will :-pc:<k on 'The First Veer's Work of the Benedictine College." Right Rev. Bishop O'Connell will pre? side at tho exercises and address the students. The tlrst year's work of this college has been successful in every way, and great preparations are being' made for a large number of students for the coming year. Two new professors will be added to the staff, and in a year s time the full academic course will be complete. The college building is en? tirely finished and equipped in every particular, and the parade grounds and athletic Held will be in pe-ri'e- t condi? tion with the fall opening. hTd~ntJquorum Common louni-ll Mustern Only HI (tut of do Members. i The Common Council failed of a quorum last night. President R. Lee: Peters walled until S:3(l O'clock, and had the roll called, with the fOllOW inuq result: Present?Messrs. Peters. Blake, Butler, Boschen, Fergusson, Fuller, Olli, liaddon, 11 irschberg. Hob. son. Pollock. Powell., Rogers. Umluttf, Vonderlehr and Weston-?16. Messrs. Richards and Pinner were reported out of the city, and Messrs. Pollard UDd Richardson ill. A meeting has been cm i l-.il for Thursday night, and efforts Will he made to install electric fr n.s In lh? Council chamber before that time ,i< an inducement to members to attend. NEW BANK DIRECTOR Jaqticlln P. Taylor Succeeds W. T. Wentwood on Planters' Beard. At the regular meeting of the hoard of directors Ol the Planters' XtCiOliUt Rank, hold yesteday, Jaqueliti P. Tay? lor, who is now- located ?r Henderson, N. Co was elected director to fill ilu yacshoy caused by the death of \V. I. Westwood. Mr. Taylor is a Virginian by birth and is well kn-wn to the peo? ple of Richmond. For many years he lias been a large and successful dealt? In loose leaf tobacco. It rs understood that he Is shortly to make his home In this city. Gl?** strong In Bedford. Taiil Bargamln. member of ihe House of Delegates from Bedford county, was t:. Itlchmond yesterd'ny. He hellew? Repre? sentative Carter tiisss Will carry Bedford py a nub'stantlnl majority In the coming primary, slnei he. Is much better known te tne voters Ihnn Is either ol his opponents Suit I* T>l?mlh*ed. Tue Mill of ibe Whiting Manufacturing Company ogiflnsl the Commonwealth of Virginia and others was-dismissed from the docket of the City Circuit Court yester dav on motion of the attorney for the plaintiff. *"??. COUNTY 10 HAVE POLICE JUSTICE Experiment in Government to Be Tried by Thickly Settled Community. Boginning with Friday of next week, when al! act* of the last Legislature, except emergency acta and those not. otherwise specified, go Into effect, a novel experiment In government will bo begun in tile county of Alexandria. It Is nothing less than the creation of the office of police Justice for the count:, with tnt same jurisdiction as tliJo>cd by similar officers In cities. W tub- the act Is general in char? acter, It la locul In application, since) it applies ojly to counties having a! population greater than aoo Inhabi? tants to Hie squire mile, a distinction! possessed by no other V irginia aun-! ty. Representatives of Alexandria coun? ty who appeared before the Legisla? ture made trie .statement that it is practically all town. There arc many incorporated and .unincorporated com? munities, situated so closely together that the lines touch. The suburban growth of Washington has reached lAit and almost cover, ,i the entire couni>. Passengers on trolley lines in that vicinity are more Impressed with this fact each day. In days to cOmc. what Is now Alex? andria county will probably be all one! <-it;. It will comprise that part of' what was once the District of Co-i lumbla, which was ceded back to V'r-I glniu when the Federal government foil j It did not want and could not use all the land donated, and retained only that part lying north ot the Potomac, donated by Maryland, Justices of the peace are not always well verged In law. and thick ly settled communities. It was felt.! suffer by lax administration. So In tuture all minor offenses and prelimi? nary healings In felony cases will go, before the police Justice, who Is to bo appointed by the Circuit Court. All Justices of the peace are reciulrcd to make criminal warrants returnable be-j tore the new official. RESISTED OFFICER Patrolman Sweet Una Hard Battle! With 111-ordrrl; .-en. When Olttcer Sweet attempted to pUce four young white men under ?r-| rest yesterday afternoon about I j o'clock at ?Jghtccnth and Main Streets tor disorderly conduct they attempted! to bent him. lie did n t hesitate to] draw his ? luh and liberally rain blows, j but he wus outnumbered, and was, gradually being overpowered when: Captain Barfool and Patrolman Schu nittker came to his aid. The rowdies gu\e m when they taw] the Other officers und were at or.co taken to the First Police Station, where they gave their names as B. Gibbons, H, P. Goodman, R. A. Fowler and Stanley Leber. They were charged with being disorderly, lighting in tho street and troelsUng arrest. One of the blows from swect'a gun had inflicted a scalp wound on Gib- j hops, and it was necessary for Dr. Moncure, ambulance surgeon of tho City Hospital, to tak? several btttches In It. GIFT TO CITY I Miss Mary Woodhrldse Presents Her father's \ nlnable Library. To form the nucleus of a free public library for Richmond Mlas Mary N. Woodbridgc, of ;"i East Grace street, yesterday wrote Mayor D. C. Riehard s'Ui Dial, it was the wish of the family ..f the late flev. George Woodbndtce to present hi- library of standard works, including history, biography ' and poet r>, to the ellj"! it Is stipulated that th" collection i? to be known as "The ftev. Oeorga ' Woodbridgc Collection." It embraces about 2"0 tine volumes. in a letter accepting the gift on . behalf ol the city, Mayor nil bardson ' slated that it public library was badly j needed here, and thanked Miss Wood i bridge and her fam'ly for their In j teresl. ! Wh'le no cases are at present avail 1 abb for the books., (bey will bp. pro j vlded to uceommouatc them as soon ? as practicabli. j A committee of the "Itv Council. j working in conjunction with n similar body from the Richmond Education Association, is now considering ways and means for the establishment of u library. NEGRO BOY DROWNED J Roily found Floating- In Water at Foot ? of Twelfth Sircrt. j Tbe 1 ody r.l Charles R. Morton, col? ored, about 0 years old. who was , drowned in the .fames River Sunday i afternoon, was round yesterday mcrn r.:g about 0 o'clock floating in the water at the font of Twelfth Street. With several companions the boy was playing near the water's edge when he fell In, and before he could j be rescued was drowned. Aid was summoned, hut all eforts to recover the body failed until it appeared on the surface yesterday morning. Coroner Taylor viewed it and direct? ed that it be turned over to relatives, who live nt 101 West Duval Street. Alleged Army Deserter. Michael t'onroy was arrested lasi niKbt by Officer Jennings and locked up at the First Police Sintion. where he was charged with being a suspicious character, suspected of brine a denerter from the United Stafs Army. rThe police believe that Conroy was nttarhed to the Twolflh Cavalry, stationed at Des Motnea. Ia. Cablegram Brings News to For? eign Mission Board?Went to China in 1856. A cablegram to tho Foreign Mission Hoard of the Southern Baptist Conven? tion. In Richmond, received yesterday, announced the death of Rev. It. H. Graves, M. D., at Canton. China, one of th< pioneer mlsslona-les of tha board. Dr. <;raves was born In Baltimore May. 19, 1S33, and wag seventy-nine years of age. He sailed for China on April IT. 1S56. and engaged In active mission arj service for the long term of flfty-slx years. Early In his missionary work he re? alized the Importance of training na? tive Chln?se Christians to carry the gos pel to their own people. He was ona of the pioneers in the matter of train? ing native workers As early as 1S63 ho had eight nstlve assistants, whom he formed into a class and taught dally. Dr. Graves iv?? founder and president of the Graves Theological Seminary, at Canton, China, which had fifty-tight students last year. ACADEMY FINALS Itlebnrd r.vr I.in Ilrrri to AddrrsH c.rnd iiatca un Friday r.vrnlnK. Invitations were Issued yesterday bv ftlchmond Academy for the annual com? mencement exercises, which will be held in Richmond College Chapel oil Friday evening, June '?? Richard Eve? lyn Byrd will deliver the COtnmcnCi - mcnt address. Graduates thU year are Frank El wood Arnall, Aubrey Russell Bov ; ?. Jr.. James Rtirton Conk, Leslie Everett D?rhsm, Philip Wlnfree Fore, John Stewart Oilman. John l.umpkln Harri? son, Alva.li Hreim r Honey. Thomas Gary Johnson, Jr., Victor sharp Mctcalf, Mut thew Bran< h Porter. Howard Winston Taylor, Henry orant Warlnner. The class officers are: President. Jamei Burtot: Cobk; Vice-President. Matthe* Brarr-h Porter; Secretary and Tri asu* rer. Thomas Cary Johnson. Jr., Histo? rian. Henry Grant Warlnner. BECOMES OFFICER Virginia * Tour>;chl I a? maker M"d? 1 first f.lriitrniuit. K.ith Boliin? wise, the youngest member o.' th>- Oeneral Assembly of Virginia, has li*?n elected first ll'iitcnant of Company 11, lint Infantry. In hit home town of L?,? buiR. Mr. Wise tvas tust twenty-one jt.-u c.d K-heii nominated for the Rouse of Dele* fates ahtut one year ago, Another election reported 'o tiir AdjO tant-Oeneral is that of W. n. Dai Is to be bi ? ?nd lieutenant of Company O, Becon4 Infantry, of Petersburg, Three ballots ? re nr'ded to deride this res lit. W. A. BROOKLYN SAENGERBUND EX? CURSION. S. S. K?nig Albert to Bremen July 4?, some excellent berths may be had fof 100.00. Richmond Transfer Co, 809 East Main Street.---? The best roofing tin for the money is G. M. Co.'s "Pearl" Roofing Tin. Gordon Metal Co? Richmond, Va. For nmilncs* Stationery, Spicily The pap$r that gives Increased ef? fectiveness at r.o additional cost. B. W. Wilson Paper Co., Richmond, Va. Sole Distributors. Richmond is the 39th Largest City in the U. 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