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CQMM1TSSU1C1?E Petersburg Citizen linds Life by Shooting Himself Through Head. ALLEGED FALSE PRETENSE J. H. (jos-. Arrested on Charge of Forgery?Joint Meet? ing of Councils. ?Times-Dispatch Bureau, o Bolting brook .Street. Phone u85. Petersburg, Va , July L. Taylor il?bbard, aged sixty-three years, a btutksmltn nnd tool sharpen ei by trade, committed suicide at in? residence on commerce Street this morning niiuui o o'clock by Bhoot'ng hlmsell through the temple with a pistol His death followed the shot very quickly. Despondency, 111 health and inability to secure work were tho combined causes of the suicide, which was " shock to his family and friends. Mr. Hubbiird went upstairs to hla room and soon afterward trii report of the pistol was heard. Member's of the family who 11 i to the room found him dying on tn-. bed, Mr, ilubbard was well known and respected* He Is survived by his wife. Mrs. Martha B. Hubbtrd, and by five children, three daughters)?Miss Mary E. Hub bard and Mrs. Charles T irner. of this city, and Mrs. W. L, Hedgepeth, of Norfolk; two eons. W. H. and Hobert V. Hubbard. of this city, and three sisters, Mrs. Andrew Bouthall, Mrs. K. W. Kruse and Mrs. Andrew Mc Culloch. all of Petersburg. Alleged Kulan Pretense. J. H GoSs. who for several years past has been engaged In lending money, with an oihc* on Halifax Street, was arrested to-day by Chief Rtglar.d on a warrant charging hlrn with forgery. He wae bailed In the Burn of JiOO for his appearance be? fore the Police Court to-morrow, and has engaged Lawyer Robert Ollllam. Jr., to defend htm. The case presents some peculiar fea? tures. Mr. c;oss Is charged with forg. Irig the name of Joe Hawkins, a col? ored porter at the Norfolk and West? ern Railway station In this city, to an order or. Joseph B Lacy, the treas? urer of the railway company at Ron noke, for payment to him of Hawkins's ? alary for the month of May. This or? der was enclosed to Mr. Lacy by (loss In a letter, and a check for the Salary war returned to htth. On the back of the order was written nn ttfndavlt pur? porting to have been sworn to by ?erare Carmleh.iey before George W. Bobbin, a Justice of the peace |n Pe? tersburg, to the effect that she wit? nessed the signature of Joe, Hawkins to the order. The records of the court show that th*re I? no Justice of the P',ir? named "George Bobbin" In Pe? tersburg, and never has been. 'Grace CarmlchSe],*' whose name attests Haw = KERMIT solves your ~ S Summer collar prob- ^ ?lern nicely. Gives ? E you a really smart E IE collar that's easy and E E> comfortable. E j-? " Kertnit" is designed to S S meet all the requirements? JJ5 of Fashion ? nnd exactly Buited ? JJ? to this season of the year when JJS TU ivarni weather begins to tell. 55 m Coin to the pood haberdasher IS n in your locality and ask hintan Im to show you this style ? arid? mat Other mm 'frjjon dollars ~ Of Jest ?nu:J ?*^ tn Arisnca 2 for 2Sc. Quarter Sires Jj^J S United Shirt S: Collar Co.. Mikera. Troy S Notice to the Conservative Investor The. Extension Stt-pladier and Spe? cialty Manufacturing Co., Inc., has a limited amount of stock for sale. That this stock will prove to be &J1 excep? tional one is proven by h ferw facts con cernlng same. This stepladd-r has been manufactured, and several hun? dred of the ladders are new in use In Richmond, Va., giving the best possi? ble service. Wc know the cost of man? ufacturing this ladder. We know the oo.-t of marketing same: we know the salabii.-.y of the ladder: therefore when we estimate that we can make And sell In these United States two hundred ladders per day (only four to th ? State) with a margin of ?rollt of tiftv cents per ladder, or n net profit of $2,500 per month, $30.100 per annum, we feel en? tirely sure our estimate is extremely conservative. As many more over the four ladders per day you think we can sell In each State will make the earn? ing correspondingly greater.- The above net earning. If dispersed In divi? dends, would amount to sixty per cent, fOOc'> per annum. This may s-eni un? usual?It I??ft ill it ;s due to the fact that the company hnj> n ?ttinll capitali? zation ($n0.00'i1 nnd the earning Is satisfactory. The company Is managed *y men of the highest integrity, ener sretlc and procre'slvo. Wrlt.? ait once for nartleuhura, tum EXTENSION RTEPLADDEH imi SPECIALTY co. ,Mnr,i: ,:otin ft. df.w, President, nut. HA Hit Y r MAHT1N, Vlce-Pre*. MR, thom \ S i o K (seppe, See.-Trena. >ih. JAMES lee siiblton, Counsel. Silt. 11. T, I.TPSCOM11, Placnl Aitnii. No. tin North Rtffbth Street, Itlehrnond, Vau 1 It never takes u man very Ion,; to find exactly what he want-, when he look- at our line of Bathing .Suit-. We've all the Lest styles and colorings Jersey Cloth, Wool, Part Wool or Cotton. Plain colors or borders of high ' dorings. Quarter sleeves or sleeveless. All sue,. $1.00. $2.00 to $5.00. One-Piece Swimming Suits of Worsted and Jersey Cloth, $2.00. Kirk-Parrteli Go. C27 F.. Broad St. Near Seventh king's signature, is unknown ro the police. Hawkins denies positively that he ever signed the order tor his salary. Tli's denial was communicated to Treas? urer LAC)'., and the matter wa? brought to the attention of Chief Ragiand, and the arrest followed. sr\ ernl Deatbs. Bmmett L Williams, aged twenty: five years, son of B S Williams, of D'nw-iddlc county, died at the Peters? burg Hospital yesterday. The funeral w'U take place to-morrow afternoon at 3 o'clock, from Oak Grove Church, in Dinwiddle. Henry A Dap-on, died yesterday at his residence, on Terrace Avenue, and his funeral took place this afternoon. Deceased came to Petersburg about six months ago from Mississippi He Is survived by his wife and tight chil? dren. Hortense Paige Boyd. only child of Mr. and Mrs. J. Harvey Boyd. died yesterday at Sedley, Va. The body will be brought to Petersburg f?r burial. Miss Hannah Cohen, daughter of the late Jacob Cohen, of this city, dle.d I yesterday near Baltimore, where she was temporarily residing The body will be brought to Petersburg for burial. Deceased is survived by her mother, one sister and ihreo broilers, two f the latter. Aaron and Abo Cohen, living In Petersburg Theo Nugent, formerly of Peters? burg, died yestetday in Richmond. Two brothers. S W. Nugent, post? master of Ettrlck, and Thelly Nugent, of Norfolk, survive ilm. . eepn LlVesay died last night at his home In Blandford. after a brief HI nets He Is survived by his wl!e ar.d four children. Jolut Meeting ot Council. A Joint meeting of the two branches of the Council will be he>M to-morrow r.lg.-.t, for the purpose of formally electing Thomas U Maciln, com? missioner. Mr. Marlin was nominated for the off.ee of the joint meeting belt last week, and the election will take piaco to-morrow night The Common Council will meet to-morrow night, the first mretir.g of the new fiscal year. Double tssniilt t a*r. Henry Moore, colored, was lined JCi In the Poiice Court this morning for assaulting Arnold Warrlner, an In? stallment collecto:, Saturday evening.' an Warrlner was f.ncd 150. for as- I saultlng Moore's mother Warrlner ' I w'ent to the woman's house to collect i j lrstallment money and had some dis t pule with her as to the amount due. j It Is said that he struck and knocked 1 her down. Her sor when he heard of what had been done went in pursuit of Warrlner and when he found him struck him on the head with a brick. H. H Rlverbsch, a white man. was sentenced to ninety days in jail by the police Justice this morning for larceny. The man had been In trouble before, t.literal Nc?a Notes. The Petersbu-c Kagles have remov- ? ed their Aerie trom the Odd-Fellows' ' building to the handsome new Pythian Castle Hall, on Sycamore Street. Adjutant Woods, of the Salvation Army, has returned to the city after I spending some weeks with his family In the mountains of Pennsvivania. The Bohemians, of Prince George) j county, will celebrate the Fourth in I th< ir nat'onal hali on Thursday even- I i inp. Pitcner Morganrath, of the Peters-; burR team, lias been released, and i Harvey Brooks has been slsrncd up. SHAFT UNVEILED AT WINCHESTER Erected to Memory of Soldiers of Thirty-Fourth Massachu? setts Infantry. (Special to The Times-Dispatch. 1 Winchester, Va., July i.?Another I larger Massachusetts monument, one I to the memory of the soldiers of the I Th'rty-Fourth infantry of that State, I who fell in battle in the lower Shenari I t. ?ah Valley was unveiled this after | noon in the National Ccmetory in the presence Of a large gathering, Inelud j Ing Bay State ollicials. members of the .Monument Comm'sslon and Fed oral and Confederate Veterans. Rev. J. W, Dliffey, D. D., a Confederate veteran of VV'nchtstor, made, the ad? dress of welcome, nnd the monument I was presented by president George li. Goodrich, of the Thirty-fourth Rcgl ! mental Association. H. C. Mulligan, of ; Boston, made the principal address. 'Superintendent .1 E. Lewis, of the jc metery, received tio- monument oh behalf of the government, I The monument, which Is a massive j granite memorial on two bases. Is sur m.'tinted by a bronze bust of Colonel George D. Wells, who commanded the reielment It was unveiled by Mrs. C. A. Sherman, of Ash Grove. ? cousin of colonel Wells. I Spend Fourth of July at West Point. 50c round trip. Trains leave Rich I morid 0 A. M. and 4t30 P. M. Sea food meals. Boating, fishing, SOUTHERN' RIAL WAY. CLAUDE Ulla IN WYTHEVILLE JAIL Will Be Arraigned To-D?y lor Murder of Commonwealth's | Attorney Foster. JUDGE STAPLES TO PRESIDE \ Venire .Summoned From Wash? ington County From Which to Select Jury. [Special to The Tlrhes-bispatch.1 Wythevllic. Vai, July 1.?Judge Wal | ler it. Staples arr.vel thla rr.or:.ii.i land will open court on Tuesday tnorn iiik. preparatory to the arialgnhicnt ol Claude Allen for the murder of Com : monweulth's Attorney W. M. roste:. I during the fusillade which killed Judge jMassle, Com. Attorney Foster, Sheriff ! Webb and others at Hlllsvllle on March ? H lust, and for which Floyd Allen was I foun? guilty of murder In the tlrst 1 degree by a jury in Wythe, and Claude j Allen of murder In the second degr..?, j with fifteen yea:s In the penitentiary. I Claude Allen arilved in Wythevllic I last night He rcas guarded by a squad "i Baldwin iiete* ;lvcc from Itoa I noke, *nd ???as ..t ones conveyed to I the Jail. whir.i w |l he adequately guarded duiug the trial. A venire from Washington county was sum j mon'-d to appear on Tesday morning, 1 at which time the case will be called I The Commonwealth will seek to 6b I tain a verdict of mui ier In the first degree. The defense will Interpose a plea of former Jeopardy, by reason of the previous conviction for the killing of Judge Mass.-. alleging that It was one and the same offense, and to this plea the Commonwealth w-111 demur. The court to-morrow will decide the I questions raised by the plea siii de : murrer. If the demurrer to the plea Is stista ned, the prisoner wlil be tried on the Indictment and can be convicted of murder lr. the first degree. But little time will be ennsumel In the determination of these questions as the attorneys on both sides, as well , as the judge, are advised as to the points to be raised and have fully In? vestigated the authorities on the sub? ject The attorneys representing the Com? monwealth are. J. C Wysbr anl I S. Draper of Pulaskl: Walter S P l?ge, (and S. H Campbell, of Wythevllle; anl j F Fyold Landreth. of Carroll, while I the prisoner is represented by Halr | ston and Wills, and Coxe and <"'.cke. I of rtoanoke; and Judge N. P. Ogles by. of Bristol FLINT BELIEVED THAW WAS INSANE White Plains. July 1.?Dr. Austin Fl'nt the alienist retained by the itate to oppose the release of Harry K Thaw from the Matteawan asylum, ex? plained at tr.e hearing before Judge Keogn to-day now he had at tirsl re? garded Thaw as "a murderer," but later arrived at the conclusion that hi was Insane. D'1 you see any evidence ef Insan? ity or. Thaw's part when you first In? terviewed him?" Dr. Fl'nt was atkeci bv Clarence J. Shearn. Thaw's counsel. "No, I thought he was a plai;-, murderer." was the reply. Dr. Flint said his first intimation that Thaw was irrational came when he read Thaw's will and codicil. After studying mese papers carefully he went to then D'strlct Attorney Jerome, told him that he w.is trying an Insane man. and said that he himself would withdraw from the case If he desired. The witness declared that "Th.-.Ws de? lusion must crop out In lime, although <t might be concealed for years." Gibbons Knocks Out Durm. New York. July 1 ?Mike Gibbons, of St. Paul, knocked out Sid Durns. the welterweight champion ef Kngiand, in the fifth round tif a scheduled ten round bout at Madison Sijuare Garden to-night The kno kout came eight seconds before the bell ended the round, and Burns was unable to face his op? ponent for the next round. MUST SIGN TO-DAY smith I Inn Mn> Forlell ifi.niMl on Uroad >trret Paving Contract. The contracting firm, of j. j. ^mith & Co. must .-Ign the contract for the Broad Street paving t?-day or lose \ the certified check posted with its bid amounting to $1,000. It is stutc-d that the firm will be unable to secure the material. and_ so will be forced to for? feit the contract. I'nder Instructions of the Streit Committee. If the. con? tract is not signed to-day, the City tin gincer will turn the certified cheek Into the city treasury, and will ut once advertise for bids for the paving of Broad Street. thus reopening the whole question, both as tu the contrac? tor and as to the type of paving to be used. Bids will i.e opened July 10. but It will be late In the summer before arty contract can be approver! and m oi k Im " tin Low Fares July 4 Via Norfolk 'ml Western Kallvvnyi Excursion tickets at greatly reduced rates will be sold on July 2. ?. and 4. I good until July s, 1912, from Rich- I mond to all stations on the Norfolk j and Western Railway, and to prlncl- i pal points in the South. Flxample of round trip lares: Norfolk, $3.45; Lynch burg, $5.05; Virginia Beach, $3.00. spe. c'al excursion to Norfolk, Virginia Be.sen and Ocean View on July 4, leaving Richmond 8:10 a. m.: return-! 'tig same day from Norfolk. 7:40 !'. M. $1.50 round trip. Mountain Excursion Lynchburg, $2; Rnanoke, $3. Goes July 1?, Returns July 22. Via Norfolk and Western Ry. A fast special train, for which round trip tickets to Lynchburg and Ro.moke will he sold at above low rate*, will leave Richmond 12:01 noon Friday, July 19; and on the return trip, Monday, July 22, will leave Roanoke 1:30 I'. M , and Lynchburg; .5:00 P. M. Stop? at Bedford, Montvalo and Blue Rirlge. Through coaches from Richmond without change, t all at X. & W. Pasfcnger Office, Ninth and Main Streets, for full particulars.' C. H. BOSLEY. District Passenger A?cnt. that it competition in your business compels ycu to sell your product at a loss it is merely a question of time before YOU will be bankrupt. Do YOU think for one moment that the electric lij^ht and power business is not subject to the same economic law? Suppose the City of Richmond does permit competition in electric ser? vice, do you think that YOU will gain any permanent benefit Jrom the rate-cutting war that sucli competition would brine"' For a short period both competing companies might lose money on their light and power busi? ness, but it would be merely a question of time before one or the other of them would "go broke"?unless the weaker company sold out to the; stronger before bankruptcy engulfed it. Then, in any case. YOU. the Public, the consumer*, the people who want electric light and power, in addition to what you now pay for ade? quate and efficient service, would have to pay the whole cost of the com? peting plant and make up the money squandered by the rate-cutting war. If you will reason it out for yourself, YOU will sec and know and understand that there is no other possible way. Why should this City of Richmond even be asked to commit such an act of f i:; a - to grant a competitive light and power franchise to anybody? Virginia Railway and Power Company Service Talk No. 3? July 2. 1912 FIRST AMERICAN WOMAN AVIATOR DASHED TO DEATH IN AEROPLANE Her Passenger. \V. A. P. Wil-1 lard. Manager of Boston Meet, Also Instantly Killed. FALL INTO DORCHESTER BAY Setting for Last Act of Disaster Could Not Have Been More Dramatic. Boston. July 1.?Miss Harriot Quirn by, of Now York, -.he first woman to ivlin an aviator's i.oir.se .n America, ;..e ...'a. 1 lu *.."-?-?. l?tu ..a.i .1 au a<r?>piano, ivaa tn -.?iiitiy nn.cu >....! lid io.-iciiii;, ?> ? ... f. lVijja.ru, manage; <-. Ms ^^ato.. ... aiilon no... at rtusitnv, lo-n.gnt, wnen her u.n.ot inono^cane ten int<. uo'ronester jmj' uo.ii a nc.g.u o: a ,uous*j.nu ice Ttve ackiai..: happened when Miss cilutriiby and t/illard were returning i.-oai a trijj over BOason harbor t? iiu - ! ton light, a distance of twenty miles j >n all. 'i ne lligiit was made In twentl minutes, ib.- tileriol, uiic ?l tho lat? est models ot military monoplanes, < ir- > Cl<d live aviation held ami scared out over Ute Sav.a Hill Yacht Cluu, just outside the aviation grounds. Heading back into the elght-m'le Ku&ty wind, Miss Qiiiriiby started t" volplane, 'ill. ans! ? was too sharp. and one of the gusts caught the tad ot tiie mono, iah?, throwing the ma? chine uj> perpendicular. For an Ih'jtant it poised there, then siiai-ply outlined against the setting I sun, Wlllard >cas cl_-.tr ?.f th.- chii s, followed aliC'St Immediately by Miss Qulnvby. Hurtling over and over, tiie r.vo figures fhot lo-wnward, str'klng the waier t?'< nty feet from shore. , They splashed out of sight a second before th.- monoplane plunged down fifteen feet iway. it was low tide, and the water was only live feet deep. Men from the yacht club, in motor- ' boats, were oh the spot quickly, and I i^a.ping overboard, dragged th? bodies out of the mud. into which they had sunk deeply I'?ea.th prohibly was in- ! .- tant.in'ous Rodle* lladlr Crushed. Both bodies were badly crushed. Sev. ernl of MI*? Qutmhy's hones were broken, and ther.? wore many l.irire bruises. tVlllard, who we!?rhed lfhl poungs. iiit the water facft first, and ever one eve there was a gn.?h fr^m ??Vilich the b'.-iOd was flowing. He. too. sustained several fractures and bruises. When the victims tvero hroiurht MISS II VltKM'.T Hl ntllV. ashorp In motopboaits they wer? taken to the Qulnoy Hospital A. Leo Stevens, of New York, man? ager for Mis.t Qulmby, and Miss Quhn by's friend. Mrs. Helen Vanderbllt. who were both witnesses of the acci? dent were prostrated. Before going upon their list flight Miss Qu'mby and Mr. Wil'.ard were talking and laugatr.p with their friends, WI Hard making Jokes about h'-. weight and Miss Qulmby talking confidently about her plans to make an altitude record In the future that would stand as a woman's high mark In crossing the English channel on April 2n Miss Qulmby fiew at an alti? tude of 6,000 feet, which was believed to be the record for women. Miss Qulmby to-day said r.he felt sure sho Ask Your Doctor Afraid to use hair preparations? Don't know exactly what to do? Then why not consult your doctor? Isn't your hair worth , it? Ask him if he endorses ; Ayer's Hair Vigor for falling hair, dandruff, a hair tonic i and dressing. Have confidence i in his advice. Follow it. He i knows what is best. tamatuiuSii could beat this mark, although she d'd | nut believe she could excel the record j of 13.943 feet set by Garros. The monoplane, painted a pure I White, darted at ~reat speed ov*r the harbor. Tho motors developed a spool at times of from 7.S to 100 miles an hour. An exair.lnatlcn of aneroid baro motor after tho fall showed that nt times tho daring pilot had darted to a height of 5,000 feet. On the return, tho groat machine was seen to wobble In the gusty breeze. The setting for the last act of the disaster could not have been more dra? matic. It was ?unset. The great while wings swept directly into tho I west and dipped towards the earth. There was an upward flash of the tall and, outlined before tho spectators In the red light of the west, the figures were seen to shoot from their seats ; Into the bny. 1.000 feet below. First American Woman Aviator, New Tprk, July 1 ?Tho news of Mis* Harriet Quimbv's death shocked I many friends in New Vork, where sho 1 lived [ She probably will pass Into history [ as the first American woman aviator, i She won the only svlaMon llcanso ever i granted a woman In America, made an American endurance record for wo? men and last spring she brought her fame to a climax as the first woman to pilot an aeroplane neross the Kng-j l!sh channel. Mi's Qulmby. outside of her avia? tion activities, was a well known i mnsnalno writer connected with Los-1 lie's Weekly. She is survived by an ag<rd mother. Miss Qulmby is the fourth woman to lose her life in an aeroplane accident. The deaths of Miss Qdtnby and Mr. Billard rjrlng the total of avlatuxi fataltles for the present year up to fcrty-one, compared with seventy three during all of 1911. i ufttnn?lirowrn. ! Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Charlottesvllle, Va. July 1.?James George Costan, u native of Greece, and Miss I.na Brown, daughter of James M. Brown, of th.s city, wore married yesterday by the br'de's pustor, the Rev. George I- Petrle. 1). D., of tho Presl ytet Ian ?"hurch. Mr. Farmer: Ple-as* let me have your order / Immediate shipment of Pulyerls Limestone. Too many Illing ordt for future shipment. Respectfully, W. K. CUUBERT. Marion. Va Glvji Reil?! *r?i !- . ;-.;1t cures COUT. RHEUMA'I ISM, RHEUMATIC GOUT. SCIATICA. LUMBAGO Slops all pain In the hoacj, fica and limbs . At ?11 DrjtftfUU. ot from bc!r Ageat, E. FO?GERA & CO.. Inc.. U. Y. The Implement Co., RICHMOND. VIRGINIA, have just issued a new and complete Farm Implement Catalog giving up-to-date in? formation and prices of ?1? Com and Cotton Planters, Wheel and Disk Cultivators, Dump and Farm Wagons, Engines, Threshers, Saw and Planing Mills, Metal and other Roofings, Buggies, Harness, Saddles, Barb Wire, Fencing, etc. Our prices are very reason? able for first-claes supplies. Correspondence solicited. Catalog mailed freo on request Write i_o* it. The Implement Go? 1302 E. Main St. Richmond, V?.