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Another reminder of our Autumn Bed, Blanket and
p^^^^^^^^B White Iron and
lXjT " t' Brass Beds, Like
^-Ujb^ This, at $7.75 j
Wo picture this B<d here >itnply to give the rettder of this an I
noucemoiu some idea <>f the splendid value-givirtg this new Bed I >?
partment of ours has developed.
The design, ?s illustrated, is one of the season's newest and mosi
popular models; a white Enameled Bed. with brass cross rod and ball
ends; also, six brass spindles. A Bed that very strong and durable!
and, at this price, an exceptional value.
On sale on the Third Floor at
Miller <> Rhoads. \
Pi S.?An excellent Elastic Fell Mattress t" fit this and other
full-size beds may be Obtained here at $8i00, $10.00, $12.00 and$15.00.
RECORD OPEN IQ
Zimmerman, in Address to Club, :
Tells How He Worked for j
Reviewing tin- past devclophienl ami I
present status of Richmond, and hla j
own connection of twelve years wit Ii I
the city government as iildertnan from
Monroe and Madison wards, \V. II. I
Zimmerman yesterday t"ld the mem- 1
hem of the Business Men's Club that
he invited Investigation or his record.!
(.'Specially that part of it concerning
iiis membership oil the Council Com?
mittee oh Water During Mr. Zimmer?
man's membership on that committee.
*he city purchn8ed meters, saving lurg<
aount of water and affording tile en?
tire city an adequate supply. He was
also instrumental in tiward)tig the
settling bnsln contract, \vliti li he
termed ''one of IRehmorid'S greatest
achievements in years."
The talk yesterday closed the series I
of ten-ltiliiute addresses to the Itusl-|
nest Men's c;;ii>. Tin speakers have
included every candidate f?r the v?i
miulstratlve gourd with the exception
? ?: I. 1". Don Levy. Members of the
club es pressed themselves as highly
graltlled at the outcome of the speak?
ing program, rrn.l with th.- statements
Which the candidates had made.
Mr. '/.imuoiman spoke In advocacy nf
a system d( t'iihllc Improvements which
Should be p. rinn m m, and which should
afford Such features' dl excellence that
the city may wen p. proud of them,
lie mentioned the- construction of a
new free brlilit" On the site of the one
now Standlns. and an auditorium as
Items in tin- scale of progress.
Travelled With 13yea "pen.
Besides discussing; his record as tilt
alderman, the speaker alluded to ills
successful experience as a business]
mail and to his extensive trayrds over!
the world, After en nine ratine, tin
vat lous countries which he h oi visited,
he added, "I have gone with my eyes
wide open, making observations which
1 know will materially nid me in the
discharge of '? my ..Important duties
r.hould you elect trie to the Adminis?
The Administrative Board and the'
City Council, said Mr Zimmerman, j
i-hould work hand In hnnd. in order
that the best results may be Secured
from the hew Bcherrie b| government.
Besides this, every member of the
board should become thoroughly fnm
IJlar with all the departments of the
city, and the whole board should care?
fully InVestlgatc the complaints arid
needs of the citizens
Speaking of the progress which
Richmond has made dtiring the past
twenty-five years Mr. ?lmmbri ???
closed by paying a tribute to tin per?
severance and pluck of the hus'neas
men of the city to whose efforts lie
raid the Irnprovi ment of th. city Is
GETS 110 DAYS IN JAIl
'That Happens tn llenrlro Where Coiirl Costs
[When Rlcliai I III r-d, tried -??? i ?
Chamber of Commerce Arranging
to Capture Other National
Though tin.- calendar of the Cham-I
bei <>f L'othniercc bus many convention I
dates filled ami many moro In pros- I
pect, the only gathering of Important-.
scheduled for the fall Is that of tho
American ISlectro-Theropnutic So?
ciety wiiioh convenes nt tho Jeffer?
son Hotel Tuesday, Wedhosday and
? hursday of next week.
Business Manager Oabney Is now
on his way to the city, returning frohi
Salt Lake City; ?her.- h> recently ob?
tained next year's convent Ion ?1 tho
American Institut.- bl Hanking. Next
week he will leave, in company with
President T. M. Carrlngtoh ami other
members of the chamber, for New Lon?
don. Conn., where an effort win be
made to obtain for Itlehmond ti.- inn
couventi-.n of tin- Atlantic Deeper
Waterways Association) Two weeks
later conies the National Carriage
mine., i s AsKociutli Ii. which meets sii
a- -mal session at Atlantic City. Itlch
inond made a bid for this convention
last year and .in falling Mr. Duhney
was assured thai ? icces> would crown
Ins efforts th.- next lime. These trips,
along wltii the BoostoN Tour, which
ink.-- place September l(i-!9. will about
close ip the out .f town work for
Business Manager btibney was re
o-l.tly in receipt of a 1. tier from Pres?
ident c. B; Bryant, oi the American
Cotton Manufacinr. r-' \-s>>. I.ltlon. tell?
ing him that lie would he notlfb 1 of
the dntc for Ilm ineelliiR of its execu?
tive board, which will name the place
and .late for .the iiexi annual con
volition. With this association. Itl'ch
I niond two years ago established a pre?
cedent, having hud the cotton men
meet lien on thr..- occasions It is
[understood that ih- Iris! convention,
Which was held In Washington, was
int so successful or satisfactory as
t os. held here For thai ami other
reasons It is believed tint rtlrhniohd's
Invitation tor next year wll) be most
Among the most Irtportiiut conven?
tions scheduled for next year are the
Itetnll Hardware Di ilers' Association
of the Carolina and the national coli-I
vcntlon of th. Travelers; Protective As-!
sbclntloh. both of wlilch will be here j
In .P.ne. and the Am. I lean Institute]
of Hanking, which c ones In August. '
Mnrrlnge M inse?.
Ts.,. 'o'loielnR- inurrlnge ileens'a were la-|
sued yc?;erdi?y In the eleilt's ?!T:<-,- r.f the
HiistlnKs Court: <-hiir!i- Hertsch snd Padlo'
. Woodrow Wilson. Delegate to
Governors' Conference, Likely
to Have New Honors Then.
At End of Next Month Governor
Will Buy Half of Eord
MONEY IS NOW IN TREASURY
Smallpox Disappearing in Amelia.
After Automobile Tax
1* now seems certain that there ?IUI
!'?? money enough in the treasury ?f
the ktnte on September ::o to f.iltii the
terms of the act of the Oeneral Assem
hi} which authorises the purchase of
ti iif tin- Korrl iiotel block from the
citj of Richmond for the purpose of
? ?!?< ? tints State buildings thereon. Gov-]
tjrnor M inn and Auditor Moore have j
rcceittij given most encouraging to- '
ports of th-' condition <>r the treasury*
and it Is felt that the necessary stir- :
plus of $90,(100 will lie available at th" !
end "f th. Ilsca) year to make the pur-'
chase a reality. On< section of lite act!
requires: "No action shall be taken in.
regard to tills purchase save at the:
? nd <if the fiscal Near ol li>li! ?>i 1013,
lio'r unless a real surplus exists in the'
treasury sufUcient to make purclitise of
said property in one of the liscal
, rids means that Slate buildings
wlilclt will beautify the city will gu
up mi the land, probably on the cart?
el n half. It Is si.Hied that If pos- ,
-ibb Ho- state shall rei civc the south- ,
? i n half oi' the block bounded by llroad, j
? apltol. Kiev, nth and Twelfth Strei ts. I
but this is regardoil as doubtful, sines
Hie result would be iwo very long and;
v'or.v narrow pieces of land. The sec-,
oiid choice, according to the act, Is to i
he th,- half lying along Twelfth Street j
and running from llroad to Capitol,
'i'lils would h ave to ti e city the ground ]
on which the |>'ord Hotel proper -lands, i
ll.'Nt to the City II ill.
I i eel I ihm i n nulldlna?.
T io niOncj being avnllalile, the elov- !
ernor, the Lleutetinnt-Governvir und
the At torney-< i.'tieral are to COI13UIII-I
mate the sale, which It is Understood
the elty |s r.-adv to agree to.
"The said property; When so roll- I
chased." rends the act. "shall be held |
lor the purpose of erecting a modern,!
t'n-.-proof State Library building, in I
Wllll'll shall he provided also rooms fori
tiie Snproni? Court of Appeals and ttsj
library, and for tiie further purpose
of erecting such Other buildings us,
may be required for the accommodation .
of other departments and agencies of 1
There Is no appropriation for build?
ings, an that will he n matt.-r for a
future legislature. Rut with the Stnlo
the own. r of the land, buildings will
Certainly come state offices ore now j
lmdl> crowded, and some departments;
npy tented quarters, notably the
state Health Department, the ehemlH.f I
try division of Ilm Department of Agrl- j
culture, the state Hank l-'Namlnet's and
the Division n! Confederate Itbc'brds.
The Oovcrhor is atithhrised to have
repairs made to the old buildings If
necessary for ttsa nn offices, and this
Is likely to he done.
l.oenl niliecrs \Nked i<. I oofc f"i Thoae
Wltlioul siMio license.
Continuing Ills plan of last year, j
Secretary of the Commonwealth .laities
will send to the local olllcers through?
out th. sit ate lists of p.rsons who have
sc,mr. I automobile licenses. The ob?
ject i- Id detect an I prosecut?. owners |
of a itomnbllcs who have not been.
Iii ? ns. ,| to operate them.
It ? believed quite a number of ma-I
chines ..r. being operated without the!
necessary license taus, and it Is 6x-]
pert.-,i sonic additional revenue can bo
coll.-, ted for the good ronds fund by
'I I.- smallpox .-rare In Amelln County
;s almost a thing of the past, yet
armed guards still stand at the bridges
between Amelia and Powhatun This
is .| ii!.. effective, but not wholly so.
Bin . th.- river Is fordable a' many
it is reported that many nevrroes
from \mello have just attended a
meeting in Powhatnn Only two per?
sons l:, Amelia are still under qitnran
l ine i.' fin Imposed I I'oii s,,|f| ,v < ...
tu Piille?. Conn.
1: WlPlfi I,. ?.-'? Hall ? llhnnl a
iirl'v. colored) was held for the
nn .-, iirgi of assaulting <">ti.i
NEW HIGH SCHOOL
Tina] Settlement Is Made
With Contractor A. C.
ACCOUNTS IN GOOD ORDER
Special Vccountant Reports on
Examination of School
Final settlement was ma le yesterday
between the City School Hoard and
Contractor A, C, Bedford for the con?
struction of tin Ji .a Markhall High
School. Although lie' building has
b< eh in use tor the past two sessions,
it was specified In the contract that a
certain proportion i : the cost was to
bo reserved for a time as a guarantee
? ?f good work. Then were some dtf
t' l-uic s as to the tc tho.l of operating
the heating and ventilating plants
which in Hi- first tests did not come up
lo run specifications, so the School
Hoard gave them a more thorough
trl.,1 under actual working school con?
ditions, ami all defects have been rem?
Counting in the final voUcher audited
at :i special mooting of the City School
Board yesterday afternoon In making
dual settlement, the building, with
grounds, completed !,.>w represents to
the city a total outl iy of 1523,435. Tito
equipment and furniture tins cost
IBM. making tie completed ( pianl
as it stands to-da- represent a total
out:.iv for ground, building end furni?
ture or $572,935.
I'lio annual llnai liil report of the
public schools or Hie .It v is due the
state Hoard or Education Scptsmber I.
Preparatory to a complete report to
the state, all the finances of the de?
partment have been examined by City
Accountant George S Cronshaw, who
made the following written rejort:
? I lo u t., udVisi you Hi n I have
cheeked the accounts and records of
tin- City School P.,.nl for the fiscal
year eliding .Inno I912| kept by C.
I' Ulalford, clerk and supervisor, Bhd
hove found same corre. t. hs shown by
the books, und neaily kept. This ox
nmlnation Included tl.Byj Slate, tul
Itlnn iind teachoi's' retirement fund-"
The report will slew that the total
expenditures for Hp) last fiscal year
of tin- s- bo..|s was ?.- I of which
sum $29S.SOt;02 was ,-xpended in the
pay of teachers and il51.t5fi.3i on ac?
count "f now buildings it-nt. fuel
and llgln bills limoui '.? 1 t-> $13,735.*>&
CITY EMPLOYE RESIGNS
Several Will Leave Pnrtj i nniniliiee.
Hut \\ III MnU. No \ iieancy.
James M. N. Allen one of the most
active members of tin- City Democratic,
Committee, l as forwar'ded Iiis resigna?
tion to Chairman Miles M. Marlin In
doing so. he Is taking da.- cognizance
of He- pernicious political activity or
dlnnnco. Mr Allen consulted City At
lorm > Pollard, was Informed that h<
Would be lliibli to a fine of at least $'-'?"'.
and decided that service on the com
mittecil was no' worth It.
Other resignations of city employes
are expected in view of ib.- ordinance.
It is rlgured by Mr. Allen that throe
men will have to retir.- from a ward
to make on., vacancy. Those now on
the commute an merely holding over
tor the term's lor which tiiey were
elected, as. they represent the old and
not the new wards, one resignation
win simply mean a reduction in total
SERMON ON LABOR
lte?. Frank l Wells to Prrnch tit Broad
on hoxl Sunday morning, in Broad
Street Methodist Church, the pastor,
the Uov. Frank 1. Wells, will preach
a sermon > .- lecltilly appropriate to
Labor Day; Ills theme v ill be, ''Hod's
Plan?One Day's Rest In Seven for All
The Federal Counct) of the churches
of Christ III America has designated
the Urst Km: .c. In September Labor
Sunday. Tin American Federation or
Labor, by resolution, strongiy rccom
II.ends thai . fin I zed labor throughout
the country o-opcrate with the min?
isters In thi observance oi this day.
The Broad Street Church gives a cor?
dial Invitatio: t., the members of the
local labor unions to attend the ser?
vice next Sundaj morning.
OUTING FOR HOWITZERS
Dnttery ?In? Have Two-liny Camp
Down James lllver.
The Itichnion i Howitzers new plan to
g. t Bt b ast I . oilple of dayr. outing
this year. Fnl as h'ecn against them
In the efforts lo get what they wanted
In the way . : ? long hike and ,,f ,,
Citptaln Myers will probably take his
men out of t i. city Saturday after?
noon, perhapi ??? some point down the
river,. Thon I .. . will stay until Mon?
day arternooi when the return to tho
City will be Idd. Labor Hay. being
n holiday, cm In used i>>- most r.f the
in. n in I bis it ay.
Iliirn Ii. sinonl hjr Fire.
i ire yesKidin ntierrioon destroyed
th.- bam of .'Mam Jenkins, who
Hliles mar i-' lion, in Vnrlnn District,
off i lie OSbfir Turnpike. Th. horsqs
kepi in the iiildiiic were removed,
but a rpiahlit ..f fei i destrovi l
by th.- flaut?
i Ooe Means Two
ONE MILLION DOLLARS CAPITAL
TWO MILLION DOLLARS SE< URITY I
t<> depositors in .t national l).mk. The wisdoiu of the Lniicd !
l States < lOvernmeht in making this double liability law lias l>een |
[ proven after fifty years' experience. Don*, think of this as I
j .-miii(> remote clause in banking law which docs not applv to
i y< u h was made for VOU and VOUR DOLLAR. It moans
j r\YO DOLLARS' worth of protection for EACH DOLLAR j
! you deposit in the J
; AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK j
>>l Richmond, Virginia. \
Our shareholders arc liable to our depositors for twite the
! value of the 'stock; held ONE in thiW case means TWO". I
j Capital . One Million Dollars.
j Liability . One Million Dollars.
j Surplus and Profits ..Seven Hundred Thousand.
Assert in Petition to Chamber
That Condition of Outer Gate
FRESHET MIGHT BE FATAL
Ilip;li Water. It Is Feared, May
Render Valueless ? ity's New
Responding tn a petition signed by
some of the leading business firms that
ship and receive freight by ?.valor, the
Chamber of Commerce Committees on
Inland Trade and Outward Trade will
meet at noon to-day for the purpose
of taking some action to demand the
Improvement of th,. Richmond book,
which lias been practically out of com?
mission tor more than a year, it is
.-aid that both the inner and outer
gates are now in such condition that
they cannot be used; that this state ?,f
affairs not only cripples th.- water
borne commerce ot tin- city, but it. cime
nil a freshet would endanger the dock
'I'lo- communication was directed to
President T. M. < arrlnglon. of the
Chamber of Commerce, ami the Joint
meeting was tailed yesterday after*
1 o< h b> w. T. Heed, acting chairman
of the Committee on inland Trade und
chairman t *. D. Colematl, of the Com?
mittee on Outward Trade.
Petition To < Immhrr,
The t, xt of the petition Is as fol?
'The Undersigned patrons of the
Richmond dock, on account of the
great liieonvenlehei and joss to which
they ha'VC in en ,,nd are subjected in
their business, and als i In the interest
of the water-borne commerce of Rich-I
mond. beu to call your attention to
tile very serious condition of the lock
gates oi suld dock, to request an In-!
vest (gallon of the situation by the
proper representatives of the chaihhei'|
and invoke its active co-operation
in securing the most speed-, relief pos-1
'Pit over ;, year the dock baa been)
rut of commission (or the reason that 1
one of tiie outer gates was In such |
condition that it could not be used, and'
after long delay, Provision was made
for Its renewal. It now transpires
that the Inner gates are m Such con-|
da ion ii at th.--. cannot l<e used.
"This last development not only en- 1
tails much further delay, which Is >
most Injurious to the commercial in-!
t-nsts of the city, hut in the event
it a freshet, might Subject the dock!
Itself to Ho most serious danger of!
I artlni destruct Ion
Vsl> for < ouferrner.
? We nsk the chamber's co-operation
In the matter on account of tile great
interest |t has heretofore manifested
in this important part of our harbor , j
and suggest that it Invite a conference
with the .Inmos River Improvement
ComthUWc and the city Eriglnocr, hav?
ing charge of th- city's water tcrmi-j
rials, to tn.- etid that every Influence
may to- combined In securing speedy
ami effective action.''
This is by no means the ilrst time ,
that complaint has 1 een made of the
condition of the dock. There wero '.
many during the years that it was a]
private enterprise, and there have b'- n '
others since It became the property of
th. . it v. Recently th. Council appro- ;
printed the sum of j3,000 to be used i
lot repairing the gate, but nothing. It
seems, lias beeil done
A member of the chamber, who Is
also a large Shipper, said last night
that b? know from personal experience
the condition of the 'Iol'k. and stated
that th- committees probably would
make arrangements as soon as p<iBSlbli
tor a conference with the Committee;]
on Improvement of James nivcr. It
is hardly possible; howver. that such
a meeting could bo arranged until!
att.i th. organisation of the riciv
-aid to lie Ho0ml Repair.
The defective condition of the dork
property was known when the city
acquired it a report of expenditures
heeded to restore It tn proper condition i
being made to th- Finance Committee :
at that time by City1 Engineer Holling,
asking $40,000 for new gates, repoint- 1
Ing stone work, dredging, removal of
construction of the old Trigg Works
and other repairs. On Investigation ;
within the past few weekH City Engt- \
rieer Boiling has reported that the
lower gates are beyond repair and that
tip upper gates are In equally decrepit
The property hns been Idle ind un?
used evir since acquired l>> the city, no
vo;ii having been don. toward its res?
toration. Meanwhile the -lames River
Improvement Committee has a record
of having missed more quorums than
it ha? Imid meetings. The committee
;. called for to-morrow afternoon at
l;30 for a cruise down the river on the
e'.ty tig. hut it does not seem prob?
able that any business win he trans?
acted In th.- new Council the com?
mittee will he cut from seventeen to
sevi 11 members, In an effort to get some
As an instance of the cos! to the
community ot having the dock closed.
It I- stilted that tic city will pay .'
cents per square yard more feu- the
1 iving ..f Broad Strcetj the contractor
having offered to deduct that amount
If th.- dock Is opened in time for the
material to he brought by water to
ELKS GO TO NORFOLK
will Try to P.rhm Ni vt Convention
to This 1 Uy.
Slxtt members of the local lodge.
Renevitilent land Protective Order 'f
Klks, left the city last night bn the
01,1 iiomlnloh steamer Rerkl?y 10 at?
tend Oo annual State convctRIOri which
opens hi Norfolk this morning. The
delegation 1.- in charge of Kxnlted
Killer .1, AI. Richte, and consists of
some .-! tin most prominent Klks of
Aside from taking part in ihe g( nornl
?otk of th.ivention tiie Richmond
delegation, which Is tin largest in the
State, l.-ft with the avowed Intention
of bringing .the next convention to
this city, Iii Norfolk, it Is said, there
win he at b-.ist Ii500 p.-opl.- in at?
tendant.lit'..ig to. gill ? ts |f the
convention can be brought her.-, it 1-.
estimated that then will be BOO more
and there seems hardly a doubt but
timt Richmond wilt he Rltccessful.
Throughout the State there is a mem.
heishlp Of about -"..oil", and the argu?
ment of th,- local representatives in
that a larger number from each lodge
would come to this city than te any
oth< 1 place lit turning the delegates
are expected to reach bete Saturday.
I ..r ih<- li e Mission.
The Tlrhes-iMspatch rec'olved $.? yesterday
from Joseph M. Holtbaum fur the Ice Mis
This Week's Display In One Window
Shirts worth up to $3.00 at $1.45.
Shirts worth up to $1.50 at 79c.
Linen Suits worth $7.50 at $5.95.
In the other window: Suits worth up to $25.00 at $12.85.
Take a look.
THIEF TO PRISON
Elevcn-Ycar-Old Colored Girl
Held by Police as Notorious
O;io of the youngest prisoners and
as ono of tho cleverest thieves with
whom the police liuve had to deal, was
locked up at the Second Police Station
last night. The odd part of the ai
icst was that the thief, an eleven
year-old negro girl, was brought to
the station by one Of her alleged vic?
tims. Annie J. Goosby. colored, of 1501
Palnbrldge Street. South UlchmOnd,
who said that the prisoner had robbed
her of ?10. When question the girl
gave her name as Nannie Thornton,
?f 602 Catherine street, which 1? be?
lieved to he fictitious.
According to the police the girl for
a long whik has been robbing bothj
white mid colored women shoppers in'
Bf?ad Street and department stores in
that thoroughfare. she has adopted
a ruse to pick hand-bags which Is!
looked upon as a scheme worthy <-f
a person educated In crime. Her plan
Is to approach women and caution
them that their dress Is about to fall
down She otters pins and Other as?
sistance to remedy the mythical
trouble, and generally the victim gives
th.- girl her pocketbook to bold. Th
latt.-r then has no difficulty In cx-:
trading the content:- Frequently vis
tims do not dlscovei their loss Until
several hours af'<r the theft
According- to the Oooshy woman
h .i . HpprOached by the girl early last,
evening at Broad Street and Brook? ?
Avenue, und was told that her skirt
was open Shi offered* to pin ii up i
The woman bad a hand-bag which
billig by long ribbons from her shdul-.
der Wh-.1<- the girl wits supposed to
be pinning the skirt, she Is said to ;
have skillfull; opened the bag and I
taken a len-dollar note The woman j
did not discover her loss until ? few ;
minutes later when she was about to j
make ? purchase In a nearby shop.
Six- Immediately reported the matter
to the Second Police Station,; She had]
been gone but a few moments when]
she returti'-d with the glri and a. ? '
located the aliened thief and recover.' I
Bcvcri >.; lor t-t. dollars y seSri'hlngj
her befor? bringing her to \fti sill
?ion. The gii I said that she had i
spent one dollar and had gl\en two to)
it sister, who lived at the Catherine
stre.-t address An Investigation byI
patrolman Maholey, however, dis?
closed that the girl did nn live therj
i fid iio one there knew her.
A felony warrant for her was sworn:
out and she will probably be given a.
hearing to-day In the J juvenil?. Court j
For several months complaints haveI
been mad- to th. police !?: women of I
tbelts similar to that which oc Hired
i?st night, arid It la believed that the
youthful prisoner ,s rcsponslbli [Of all
All I-sued 1? Henri.vcr :.-< cnl
Unlucky thirteen worked its hoodoo
In the . as. a bav> of crap-shooter;
engaged In ah exciting game on cheSt- |
nut Milt Sunday afternoon. As a re?
sult of Hie III fate attached to the 1
number and also Of the vigilance of
County Policeman I). I. 'remple. wa -
rants for all thirteen wijro Issued yes*
terday by Magistrate II. S Sunday, i
Thirteen warranti for a single crowd I
of players is considered a record by ;
the otttclals of lit artco County
When p.'iii eman Temple approached
the crowd Sunday afternoon. It quick
Iy scattered. He secured the names
of four of the number, however, and I
from these learned who the others
were. The officer obtained a pair of
dice and .". cents at the time he niado
The case will be tried before Mag?
istrate Sunday this morning.
TO ELEGT AINSLIE
Joint Session of Council Called
to Name Mayor Richardson's
A joint session of the two branches
of the Incoming City Council lo act
on thi resignation of Mayor ,D, C. P.ich
ards?h an.l lo elect his successor will
he called for Wednesday night. Sep?
The first of the month comes in on
Sunday, and Monday. September 2. Is
l.-ih u- I lay - a legal holiday. Cily
cierk Ben T. August has therofor? Is?
sued calls for the Initial organization
me. tings of the two branches of the
Incoming Council as follows: Tho
Common Council. Tuesday, September
3, at ?"? P. Mi. and the Hour.I of Alder?
men. Tuesday, September 3, at ; P. M.
Knob branch lias already held a caucus '
and mad.- provision for election of
[.residing olllcers. A caucus commit
lee on rubs will report a new schedule
for the new Council; and If adopted
the presidents ol the two brandies may
jinnoui. their committee assignments
at one- Sinei- In has not yet been
tormally elected faxe by n caucus,
president-Klect William II. Adams, of
the Board of Aldermen, has issued no
call for the join) session, but has noti?
fied Cits Clork August that Imme?
diately following bis .-lection on Tues?
day afternoon he will issue a pall 'for
a Joint session for next Wednesday
nlghl al 8 o'clock t.. receive ami act
Upon the resignation -f Mayor lMch
nrilsun, and to take other sultnl le ac?
tion In that connection There Is no
avowed opposition to Hie election of
Heorgc Ainslle as Mayor, and it Is
now eodecded Hint hd will be elected
at the Joint session. In that event,
h. n 111 qualify at once.
MAY ASK ABOUT
Street Committee Will Get Final
Whack at Contractors
Ths Common Council, the Board of
Aldermen and the Committee on Streets
will meet to-night. The Council muit
read the rnlnutes of its preceding meet?
ings, wind up Ita business affairs and
adjourn. The Hoard of Alderman must
do tho same, but alSo has before It for
tinan concurrence or. appropriation for
tho city's part In the bridge over tin
railway trai ks entering tho State Pair
Grounds, an appropriation for furnish?
ing the ni w Buchanan and Madison
Schools ami the resolution aiccotnpany
Ing the report of th|a Public School In?
vestigation < 'ommltt. <?
The Committee on Streets may make
another effort to tind out what has be?
come of certain street paving ibptracts
awarded last April and not yet touched.
The Virginia Hallway ?nd Power Com?
pany has filed with Chairman Adams an
elaborate statement or explanation,
showing; that except In ti e cSsfl of Rob?
inson Street It Is not to blame Tho
contractors have not even thought it
n< essary to make any explanation.
They Just take It lor granted that th?
Street t'omtnltte.. will do as It lias al?
ways 'lone In the past grant -v.-ry
extension asked for. In fact, ihc com?
mittee shiwed no desire to do an:' -
thing else when at the lait meeting it
extended the time to 1, f, Uro wit &
Co., who were awarded the contract for
sixteen hiic ks <f grunojlthb curbs ,n I
gutters last April and who had hot
ml i tee om?
a rid tvoric ii'ci
tlons for the i,
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Ail necessary expenses in- : . led
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