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HAVE BEEN SAVED
They Clin?; to Wrecked Vero?
nese While Giant Seas
Sweep Over Them.
BODIES WASHED ASHORE
Vessel Is in Perilous Position
and Likely to Break
Second Cable Slung
Oporto, r?tnial, January 17.
A second cable from the ?h?re to
the steamer was slung successfully
this evening ami the work of rescue
resumed. It Is hoped now that It
will Im- possible to take off the I TO
persons still on hoard the Verm.< *c.
A basket reached the shore
from the steamer to-night. It was
ei;,pt>. It was not known whether
It was sent from the steamer thus
or whether a possible occupant of It
was thrown out of It by the waves
Oporto Portugal, January 17?The
British steamer Veronese, which was
wrecked near here yesterday morning..
Is still in a preilous position, and. con?
trary to previous reports, only a few
of the 139 passengers have been saved
The only life line connecting the
Veronese with the shore broke after
thirty-three of those on board ESOSl
moat of them women and children, had
been rescued. Several lives are known
to have been los?
The sea. however, has become more
moderate, and the salvagers are mak?
ing efforts to establish another Hie
line from the shore to the ship
One of those res? iie,I from the Vero
Tieeo was a girl of fifteen years Shi'
aaid the people on board the vessel
were in a dreadful plight as the ship
waa half submerged Several passen
gere had been washed overboard by
huge seas, which swept the steamer
from stem to stern
After the cable connecting the Vero?
nese with the shore broke several boats
tried to reach the wreck, but were
smashed on the ro' ks
A number of bodies, mostly of chil?
dren, came ashore to-day Two Port u?
guese longshoremen wore drowned while
attempting to swim out to the wreck
with a line
The port authorities are making
heroin efforts to get another cable out
to the Veronese, and save the remainder
of the passengers and crew. It is
reared, however, that the vessel will
not be able much longer to resist the
tremendous seas which at times com?
pletely cover her
s Refuse To Be Rescued.
Liverpool, January 17 - -The captain
and mate of the British eteamei
AuchsnarJen. clinging t., the ship s
propeller, twenty feet above the water,
refused to leave their perch to-dav
after the AUcheiierdon was sunk in the
mouth of the Mersey by a collision
with the British stean.er Lablarn a
The Auchenarden was just leaving
port when the ships crashed dirmg a
thick fog. The Auchenarden sank al?
most immediately. Although Lahlam-a
also was badly crippled, she stood bv
arid rescued the sailors of the Auehenar
The Auchenarden had gone down bow
[JBrst. leaving her propeller high above
[the water, and the captain and mate
took refuge there, after refusing La
blarica s offer to res< ure them. A
After staying for hours on the pro?
peller, the captain and mate OfJ the
Auchenarden consented to leave their
rilous position, and were taken off
Rus-lan Bark Pound.
Washington. January 17 ? The aband?
oned Russian bark. Dorothea, was found
by the revenue cutter Seneca, to-day.
drifting 45o miles cast of Cape Henry,
This vessel, bound from Mobile to
Rio Janerio. is supposed to have been
wrecked during one of the recent
Nothing is known here as to the fate
of her crew. The Seneca will tow the
bark to Bat Wilde a distance Of 340
miles. The revenue cutter Andros
coggm still is sweeping the AC"
toast in search of the bark Carrie
Winslow and the schooner Euture.
Given l"p As tVeet
New York. January 17. ? The Morgan
Line freihgt steamship Eldorado, ten
days overdue at QalVi stna. Tex., after
leaving Baltimore January I. waa en?
ternd on the maritime exchange to-day
The Eldorado, one of the last of the
fleet of iron steamers engaged in I oast
wise trade, carried a crew of thirty
nine and no passengers Officers of the
Southern Pacific Railway Company,
owners of the vessel, believe she found?
ered during the hurricane of January
2 and 3
Part of Crew Rescued.
I^ndon. January l<-?The steamer
Asuncion de Larnnaga. bound from
Oalveston for Mare bester. signaled
the station at Browhead to-night that
she haa on board five members of the
crew of the American schooner Euture.
The schooner Future hailed from
Boston and was on her way to Washing?
ton from Tampa, when wrecked off the
Southern coast of the Cmted States
in the gales of early January. It had
been thought, that the crew if the
W u t u re perished.
Carried Eight Men.
Boston. January 17 ?The schooner
Euture. five of whose crew are re; . ?.
from Browhead. England, as neing
stranded on a passenger steamer earned
a crew of eight men. Relatives of
Captain Larkin and members of the
crew in this city had heard nothing
from them to-night.
?sail Insu I Bled
Salt was instituted yesterday In Ibe City
t irruil Court by the <. ra- berg er Vehicle
Company. Inc . against Thomas >;. r-jilour,
foe damages laid ai
Mr. Lipsrsrrb Injnrrd
F. Bawea Llpscomb Is confined to Me
?parlment? in The Hanover as a resul* of
a slight accident He will be title ro return
his office la the out few days.
The Joy of Get?
ting Home -TK
!a Ten Minute TIZ Foot Bath and
Your Feet Are Like New.
Send f?r Free Trial Package To-day.
These are not supjiosed to be your feet.
. You '"ay 1? a inert- man. But your feet
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Away go the corns, bunions, calluses,
the chilblain-., the pains, aches, soreness
an<l all foot trouble, hollow the 'millions
ot happy TIZ feet and \ou will then realize
that TIZ works on a new principle, draws
out all the poisons that cause foot trou?
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li.^-ih' V' ls. Don i torgct thi- fact, and
don't under any circumstances accept a
-ubstitute. Be good to your feet and de?
mand TIZ. All drug stores, department
or general store* have it at 25 cent ? a box,
an<l for thou- who don't know what real
foot roniton is write to Walter l.u>h<-r
Dodge <Sc Co., 1221 5l W.iba.sh Ave., Chi?
cago, 111., for a free trial package to-day.
'C ontinued from First Page ;
icompanied htm to the railway station, j
where he entered a special car for Paris
Hut this demonstration was nothing
. to what awaited him in the capital.
The station was surrounded by a solid
' mass of humanity, which the police
with difficulty held back. As the train
hearing the President-elect drew into
the station a hush fell upon the crowd,
'but as M. Poincare. escorted by'
Minister of .Justice Briand and M.
I.? pine, the prefec t of police, appeared
in the door at the station, a great shout '
went up. M. Poincare acknowledged
; the demons*ration by raising his hat.
He then entered an automobile and
drove to the h'lysee Palace, where
President Falberes received him cor- ;
dlally and congratulated him upon his
v,< *ory. The President and tfie Presi?
dent-elect then affectionately embraced
one another, and shortly afterward
M I'oir,care pro- eeded to his home.
There another ovation awaited him
by a crowd gathered outside his home. '
TO OF RETAINED
(Continued from First Page.)
' byterian 0r-mmittee of Publication, i
? was before the House Ways and Means
: Committee today to advocate a reduc- ;
tion of the duty on Bibbs
Mr. Magill told the committee that ;
the duty on Bibles is now about 25 per ,
.cent, and that there should be none at
all. II? als., said that the average
ye arly salary of a preacher is about j
?sou. and that out of thtehe is forced'
to buy Bibles and works on theology
in order to ke ep himself properly pre- j
' pared for his c alling. He believes also, J
, ho said, that the present duty is against
good morals. The committee did not j
I fsv ?hat it thought about the propo- :
sition P. H. McO.
< aptain ?. G. Banul Dead.
Atlanta. Oa. January 1"?Captain
W. ti Ha. ul. severity years old. widely ,
known throughout the South, died at
his home her" to-day. after several
months' illne.-s During the t tvil War1
he was captain in the Confederate j
Kaiiway Bureau, having charge of the;
? ar construction and transportation of
army supplies In later years he was
identified with railroad work, having
II -erent times held the presidency
of the Central of Georgia. Mexican Na?
tional and Atlanta. Birmingham and j
Atlantic Railroads He leaves a widow .
and ten < hildren._
Admits t.ullt. But Will Not Betray
Chi'ago. January 17.?James A.
Perry, confessed leader of automobile
bandits, who have committed a ecore
of d>..:.ig robberies in the last sixty
da vs. was questioned by the police
again to-day in the hope that he might
dis< ose the names of bia accomplices '
Th< voting man. however, firmly refused
to reveal their identity.
Admission by Perry that-it was he
who fired the ?hots a' the policeman.
r*red Bticken who was wounded by au?
tomobile bandits, led to a puzzling
situation, inasmuch as Sticken al?
ready had identified Albert Charcst
and Jamea Mite hell as the robbers who
shot bim Mitchell and ? harest both
have been charged with assault to
murder the policeman, but both deny
II ? ... c usatlon. Perry was taker before
Btt< ken, who was unable to make a'
positive identification of the prisoner
eve ufter the latter had correctly re
enacted the shooting.
> on are wrong, old man : I am the ,
fellow who shot you that night.' said
Perry. 'Tt was dark and I guess you I
were excited. You were game, though,
and I am sorry I shot you. '
f DISORDERED NERVES
sometimes start from mental strain
or indigestion, but more often from
general weakness, and lead to appal?
ling conditions unless checked.
Treat the cause, not the effect.
SCOTT'S EMULSION overcomes nervous?
ness in a wonderful, permanent way by making
life-sustaining blood corpuscles: it nour?
ishes the nerve centres and acts as a
bracing tonic to build you up.
Scott's Emulsion does not stupefy?
it feed* them in Nature"- way.
>irOtt ft ?mtmi SVr*5-5?-M *r " :>-??
Principals in Last Chapter of Brandt Case
FOI.KK K. BKANUT.
TO FOLKE BRANDT
? Continued from Kir-t Va.gr )
Governor BtdaST about the case last
muht was continued to-day up to the
time that be announced that he had
pardoned Brandt. In his new appliea
tion Brandt retracted all the stories he
huH told as reasons for being in the
Bchlfl home He made a full and detail?
ed confession to the Governor.
New York. January 17.?"It seems
to me entirely on the records here
that there was sufficient ground to
justify the coni.'nution of the sen
tence, said District Attorney Charles
S Whitman to-night, commenting on
the real release by Governor Sulzer of
Kolke B. Brandit. on whose appli?
cation for pardon last year the prose?
cutor made a report to Governor Dix.
My recommendation." which I as
MaM is before Governor BtsBsST, was
made to Oovernor Dix a year ago. 1
The report was made after a thorough
examination of all the records obtain-i
able of the proceedings which led to
the conviction and the sentence."
Judge Otto A. Itosalsky. who sen?
tenced Brandt Mortimer I.. SchifT.
BrajMtt's former employer, would not
comment on the case.
Brandt arrived here shortly after 8
lot k to-night. He was accompanied
by Senator Nelson, his counsel, several
I members of the Swedish delegation that
worked for the pardon and Victor L.
! Watson, a newspaper man. at whose
horn.- Brandt said he would spend the
I'aseers-by in K'orty-second Street,
learning Brandt's identity, sent up a
cheer for the pardoned man. After
Hranot had poaed for photographers, he
and Watson and Senator Nelson en?
tered a taxicab to escape the throng.
Brandt made no statement beyond ex?
pressing his happiness.
BEGINS HER VOYAGE.
Cruiser Denver Leaves on Mission of
San DP go. Cal . January 17?The
cruiser Denver, under orders to proceed
to Acapulco, Mex., to protect American
interests on account of the Mexican
rebellion, began her voyage to-night.
Her crew was reinforced by twenty
five enlisted men who arrived to-day
from the Great Lakes training station.
North Chicago. The Denver carries
29j enlisted men and fifteen officers.
COMMERCIAL WAR WITH
ARGENTINA IS FEARED
Washington. January ET.?State Depart?
ment officials here acre disturbed to-day
over what they fear may result id a disas?
trous commercial aar between Argentina
and the t'nited States. They have had re?
ports to the effect that Argentina is likely to
retaliate against the United States for aha
It believes i- an unfair commercial advantage
taken of It by this country Brazil arrant* to
the I'nited States a special differential on
Imports of wheat flour, which allows this
country to compete successfully with Argen?
tina in that field The Stale Department
has been informed that tbii is being looked
on as unfreindly. snd that there Is scarcely
suppressed s< nnment in the Argentina Con- 1
gn-ss. which it is said may break out r.r.y
time in favor of retaliatory act on.
Jury Convicts Him of Bobbing Mall
Kansas City, Kas.. January 17.?
"Guilty" was the verdict returned in
the Federal Court in Kansas City.
Kas to-day against Wells Lounsberrv.
who last August robbed a 1'nion Paci?
fic- mail train near Lawrence. Kas The
plea of the defense was insanity. He
was sentenced <" seven and one-half
war i n the Lcavenworth prison
Loureberry held up six mail clerks,
forcing one to bind the others and
blindfold them. After placing his loot
in a bag he stepped off the train at
Ijiwreri'-e. boarding it again a moment
!a"er. and hid in a Pullman berth,
where he was captured aa the train en?
NKf.ROES PI T TO FLICHT.
One I* < aptured After Making Brutal
s..vannah. Ca. January 17 ?Ben
Davis, one of five negroes charged with
attempting to assault a young white'
woman on the outskirts of this city.!
was captured late to day after he had
been probably fatally wounded by
Pet* enian MOO. The other negroes es- |
The young woman, an employe of
dairy, was walking across a meadow
? m panted by John Klhs. caretaker
of the dairv. when they were attacked
Both were kn?>cked down by the
negroc? Scream* of the woman at?
tracted policeman Bice to the scene He
opened Are "ti the negroes. Da via fall?
ing to the ground badly wounded.
ELUDES WEALTHY FATHER
AND WEDS WORKING GIRL
Pittsburgh. Pa . January 17 ? Society
folk of West Pittsburgh were shocked
when it became known that Frank
Charles Cor. aged S years, an art
?Indent and son of William <oe
millionaire capitalist and merchant
had elope?d In Ma bie -eelng car with
beautiful Mildred fhyllt* Pa'terson.
working girl, and that they had been
married in Cumberland. Md on De
cemewr ??. by Bev. Alban, of SB Peter
and Paul church
The elopement ??? diacoverad by the
parent* of the young man several hours
after be left his home, ostensibly to go
to < lereland to \ ;? r- '. ???.- Krane
hte art teache A hurried auto dash
a -compaawhsSl taatbing aa the couple ware
eafely married and out of town before
Th' young couple, evidently fearing
the wrath of the merchant, have taken
themaelvea to eome quiet apot where
?s. will probably await time to assuage
i ,ir pa en*?" ir--.
STATE HO USE AT ALBAJUT._OOTMWO? WUIXMM._
col. goethals tells
Prrsidcnt-Elect Gets First
Hand Information About
WILL VISIT IT LATER
He Approves Taft's Plans for
Enlargement of White
Trenton. N. J.. January 17.? Presi
ll?t IT Wool Wilson to-day i^xan a
uttidy of Panama Canal questions In
response to an invitation. Colonel
C.e.,rge W. Goethuis. engineer of the
?anal, gave Mr. Wilson an outline of
conditions in the < 'anal Zone, urging
him to make ? visit there as soon as
possible. The Governor declared after
the conference that he had not dis?
cussed with Colonel Goothals the ques?
tion of appointing a civil governor for
"I simply wanted to be informed i
the situation of thinsg at the Isthmus
explained the President-elect. "1 asked
Colonel Goethals many things that I
really could have found out from print,
bsxt which I would much rather get
from hitn. about the laws and adminis?
tration arrangements so that I could ;
be ready to take hold without too many
preliminary inquiries when I take of?
The Governor said he was unable to
decide at present just when he would
visit the canal, though he was anxious
to go. Colonel Goethals explained that
he expected to fill the canal with water
As Mr. Wilson desires to see the canal
before it is opened, it is probable if
he makes a visit, it. will be before De- ?
rember. President Taft recently of- '
fered to place at Mr Wilson's disposal
a battleship, on which he could make the
trip before his inauguration, but the :
President-elect declined, because he
wished to see through the New Jersey
Legislature the last of his program of
Mr Wilson was given a detailed de?
scription to-day of the White Hooee
and its ground- by Colonel Spencer
Cosby, superintendent of buildings at
Washington. The President-elect ap?
proved the plan made by President
Taft for the addition of guest-rooms
Ota the third story of the White House.
Mr. W'lson's family will require morel
room na that of President Taft and
the accommodation for the house
guests, it was found, could be increased
by dividing some of the large rooms
The Governor said he was very much
iaaptwassd with what Representative:
David J. Lewis, of Maryland, told him
in a conference to-day about possible
developments of .the parcel post law ;
under a Postmaster General who was
"a master of transportation and postal
economics " Mr. Lewis informed the ;
Oovernor that without additional funds 1
or legislation the public could send ship?
ments at rates averaging half the pres?
ent express rate if fast, freight service
was utilized. Mr. Lewis suggested no
one for Postmaster-General.
"Mr. Lewis interested me thoroug h
ly " said the Governor, because of The
study on his part of foreign systems
He has a very practical mind and a
very sugge-civ- one "
The President-elect left late !o-day
for New York for an over-night visit.
An Evening Diversion.
New York. January 17. ? President- ?
Elect Wilson came to New York to?
night for an evening's diversion. He
hafK the fact of nis intended visit a
secret up to the hour of bis departure
from Trenton at t 30 o'clock, and upon'
his arrival went direct and without i
being generally recognized, to the home
of hi* friend. (. oloneT E. M. House, who
was associated with him in his cam- ,
1 his evening Mr Wilson attended the
theatre He intended to spend the night
at Colonel House* residence. exp?vting
to see no caller*, and planned to re*
to Trenton on an early train to-morrow. ,
?.?** for tndirlsnent
Ws-hinrton. Isnuary IT -Chairman Pule
of the House mene> trust committee, to-dav
testified tH-rore the Federal grand Jury asking
the tndlct!n?rit foe contempt of (tcocgr (.
Heart, a Nee * .s-k broker, who refused hi
tell the committee tee names of twealy-fowr ,
national bank officers who he said pcoflted
?SMSS la a s;. mitrale flotation of California
Petroleum stork. Henry and hta con Beet con?
tend I he committee aas no aatbortt.v to in?
quire lato i he affair The ease prom lees to
eat to the fupr. aie court
?? agreement Rrsrheg.
New >ora. January IT -The conference
comas! ties* represent!war tfae striking salsl
maker- nearly ail wessen sad the mans far
twrers reached an agreement to-nlehi re?
garding; terms of a settlement. The manu
far I overs agree te an advaaee In iwa of
from in to X? per rent, a minimum wace scale
aad a maximum of SOv working hours s
wee*. The aar-? men' sill he voted on h> the
strikers to morrow About It\SXt wessen work?
ers see lavotved
PAKCKI. POST HI nm EXPKFMft.
Adams < nmpaa> (.?es Out ?f Busi?
ness st Meads llle Pa.
17 The Adam*
>mpany has \r <~.\
adrllle Pa to dispose of all
and (lose the office The
Is It said is reapnns-h'r 'or
butler s error
:ause oe suit
Douglas E. Taylor Wins Ver?
dict Against Harvey
Ac a result of the alleged negligepoe
of John K. Butler, while a deputy
Building Inspector of the city of Rich?
mond in passing faulty construction
not in accordance with thBuildle ng
("ode. verdict and judgment weie ren?
dered ye-terday in the Law and Kquity
Court in the sum of ttuu in the suit of
Douglas K. Taylor against Harvey C.
Brown. On the ground that the com?
pensation given by the jury was in?
adequate, the plaintiff moved to set
aside the verdict, which motion was
continued for argument, leave to file
such a motion being also allowed to
the defendant. ?
It was set forth in the evidence that
Harvey Brown erected a dwelling
?IllaSli at 2906 West flruce Street a little
more than a year ago. Later he sold
it to Douglas K. Taylor, who has since
used it as his own home. Mr. Taylor
says tha' when 'he .-ab- was made the
house was represented to him as being
of standard construction, built in ac?
cordance with the Richmond Building
Code, and under supervision of the
Building Inspector. After taking pos?
session he found that a bay window
composing a. considerable part of the
of the eastern wall of the brick house
was of wooden construction, in viola?
tion of the building regulations, and
that the house wa? not in other respects
up to the standard of building require?
ments. He sued for damages m the
sum of $2.001).
The records showed that Building
Inspector Butler, then a deputy in the
office of former Building Inspector H.
P. Beck, checked and approved the
plans fur the house in question, that
Pie signed a work card on six different
dates, setting forth that he had beeti
on the job and inspected its progress,
and he gave it hi- final approval. It is
stated that not until Mr. Brown under?
took to build similar houses on other
lots was the violation of the code de?
tected by Mr Beck himself, and the
plans made to conform to the require?
ARSON AS A TRADE.
Izxj, the Painter. Canvassed < lt>
New York. January 17.?The indict?
ment of three men as alleged incen?
diaries, and the arrest of one of them.
Robert J. Rubin, a fire insurance ad?
juster, were developments to-day in the
district attorney's prosecution of the
"arson trust." described by Isidor
Stem, the convict known as "Izzv the
Paint TT *' Stein, who was brought from
Sing Sing prison to aid the State in
prosecuting suspected members of the
trust." told his story to an extraordi?
nary grand Jury, reiterating in substance
his confession to District Attorney
The district attorney's office to?
night gave out a statement concerning
the allegation* of "Isxy" to the jury.
It declares Tzzy" accused Hubrn of
canvassing the city from house to house
and arranging with insured person* to
have their property set on fire. Tzzy
became the firebug at Rubin's direc?
tion, according to the former's state?
The statement asserts "Tzzy'' re
? from 123 t<? S50 for every fire.
SONI1BIRDS SI E HAMMERSTEIN
Two ml Hi* Former Landow Stars Claim
Breach ef ? ??tract.
London. January I" Owcar Hammerstein
I? defendant in two action* Ui be heard in the
High i our here arising out of the London
opera house venture. Two of Ms former
operatic star-. M me Andrtneau aad Mate
Alvarez, hare luted heavy claim- aea-nst
him for breach of contracts following hi* dr
c-Kion to di-rc-ntinue grand opera In London
At the ? ' Mi-e An !r n.-au a-d M -
Himmeriiir,. the court to-day ?teed not
to hear brr a.-tloe before February ?.
They < ingot K. plain Disappearance
of Money Package
Jacksonville. ?%k . January 17?De?
tectives hen- are baffled over the my?
if .of publt? their theory as to tan
The shipment from the MadSSWl
bank originally contained ten**. O
late sum II nm wa* delivered, but n?
trace has yet been found of the re
sill TIIIKN PI Bl IHIFKM ARK
t.OISI. TO PAN AM A
Sew Orleans. January 17?Con?
cluding a two days convention the
ted L>. f
?f th. M.
The two oTtrsnatations wUI aneet
at Mobile nest year.
Cornrnittee Can Go No Further
Till More Power Is
PUJO MAKES STATEMENT
Work Has Been Kmbarrassed by
Refusal of President to
Washington, January It -Hear-ings
of the Huud' money trusl tommiltee
will be suspended next Friday or Sat?
urday, according to art annouiK ettOSttt
to-night by Kepresentati ve Pujo i bail
inah of the committee who assigned
as the prirn-ipal reason for tha i is| 1
, sion the doubt cast upon tha p.ever of
the comriilttee to inquire int-o the in?
ternal affairs of banking InetitUtiOflS
"This action." said Kepresentati ve
Pujo. is due mainly to the doubt i aat
by the banks upon the power of the
committee to inquire into their in?
ternal affairs, and especially to their
refusal lo disclose the names of indivi
duai loans and borrowers of upward*
of tl.'WO.UW. which would affect only
thirteen institutions in the LTnttod
Without this information and in
the absence of means of ascertaining
the character of the business done by
the banks that have made huge profits
in a < omparatively short time. It is
manifestly impossible for the committee
to ascertain whether, and if so, to what
extent, these banks and their funds
have been used and are being used by
MM great financial interests in the,
turfherance of their schemes or the ex
lusion of competing business.''
In announcing the suspension of the
oral hearings. Chairman Pujo points
?out that there are still upwards of
forty witnesses on the committee's list
who have not yet Sheen examined and
minie important subjects bearing on
the inquiry that have not been touched
When this committee was appoint?
ed." continues the statement. it was
agiriounced that owing to doubt raised
by the banks as to the power to inquire
into their affairs as hearing on the con?
centration and control of money and
credit it would be necessary to have
further power. The bill confering such
! power tha' has passed the House is still
pending in the Senate
"Since then the committee has re?
peatedly announced that it can not
thoroughly or satisfactorily complete
its labors without the exercise of that
"Appeals to the President and the
Comptroller of the Currency for the in- ;
formation which was within the power
of the President to grant, met with long
delays that have embarrassed the work;
of the committee, but have resulted in
"The banks curiously regard even
the character of their assets as secret '
Information that they are entitled to
withhold from the scrutiny of this com- '
"It wolud require at least three months i
: after across to the banks is granted 1
the com ittee in which to gather the
data for further oral testimony, from
which it is manifest that even if the
! bill were now passed, nothing in that
direction can be accomplished during
the present Congress
I "The short time intervening before
the expiration of this Congress will ,
DO required for the preparation of an ;
intermediate report ansj recommenda- i
1 tions for legislation based upon tes- I
timony thus far gathered.
"The rk delegated to the com?
mittee l- however, far from com?
pleted I n some of its most important
aspects it has barely begun, but if it
is to be continued this important task,
in order lo be thoroughly discharged,
must be accompanied with far more
comprehensive powers, which can only
be had through further legislation.
"The committee will adjourn to
February 25 to consider the report.
Some further formal documentary
proof may then be introduced to be
embodied in the report."
Libel Proceedings Begun on Be?
half of Julia Luckenbach's
Owners and Survivors.
Norfolk. Vs.. January 17?Liberal
proceedings growing out of the sinking of
, the American steamer Julia Lu. ken
) bach in Chesapeake Bay on January I
,3 begun in the I'm ted States Court
; to-day. in which the owners of the
American ship, owners of her cargo
and surviving members of her crew
'filed claims aggregating 1225.(Wo against
, the British steamer Indrakuala.
I* is ? harged in the bill of complaint
that the Indrakuala was proceeding at
a high rate of speed at the time of the ,
collision: that she was not sounding,
fog signals as required by law: that she I
was in charge of incompetent persons, i
who were negligent in the performance 1
of their duties. that the engines of j
the British ship were not slowed or
stopped in time to prevent the col?
lision, and that the Indrakuala failed
to stand by the Luckenbach after the
The liheliants are Fdgar F Lucken?
bach. individually and as sole trustee
of the estate of Lewis Lokenbach. John
W. Webber and Hattie W !.u< kenba. h.
as exei utors of Kdward Luckenbach
in their own behalf, as owners, and in
behalf of insurers of the ?..?..' i I. ir . -
H Dikes and Company, charterer and
owners "f the cargo, and Piodeitajh. H
Hunt, first officer and other surviving'
members of her < rew
woi l.n nCaVU MAIOH.
Petition From Shore Voters Is Locked
In Atlantic f ttj \ault.
Atlantic City January 17 Mayor
Riddle hurled .). e .. ?,, s ?? v,......
who are said to have signed a petition
for the ie. all of the Mayor and Con,
ansSSSoners Bart I.-; and Beyer, who con?
stitute a asajesity in the hoard of
i it v rulers The petition is said to have
been placed in a eafe deposit vault until
it < an be lawfully filed at City Hall
when t h< i i- n.mieaioii government is a
year old on Jnlv I? next
If they could and would start now
I could beat tberr.. and that would end
all talk about recall for three years and
ten months, exclaimed the Mayor .?;
rado Senate i
titan eV Aaaersen
Allan Burhe Apperson, one n' the
test and best known i tirene >f
ehmond. died yesterday morning a'
i. .. k a' his r?? :? ? e. I71S (??-ose
renue Mr. Apperaon waa a mm of
,r d ot.e
Church. He was a r^kksreper fee
irdv M Johtiswei f ? - ? -n of
year*. 1 he fut e'ai ? ' - n? d this
8 W. Broad Street
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We Save Yoo 30 to 40%
Sirloin Steak . 17c
Round Steak . 15c
Chuck Steak ...... 1 lc
Pot Roast, 10c, 11c It)
Pork Chops . .17c
Fresh, Corned or 1 ??
Smoked Hams ... 1 f C
Fresh Pork -I A
Hamburger Steak . 10c
Pan Sausage .. 10c
Best Corned Beef... 14c
Fresh Eggs . .24c
Best Creamery QQ
Best Butterine 20c or
Sliced Breakfast OQ
afternoon at 3:30 o'clock, from his late
residence. 1718 drove Avenue.
Mrs. W. H. Kunes.
Eniporia. Va., January 17.?Mrs. W.
II. Kune?. after a pmtruoted illness.
<lied at the family residence in Park
Street at an rarly hour this morning.
Mrs. Kunes had been a resident of
Kmporia for the past sixteen years.
She is survived by her husband. W. H.
Kunes. and four children. Mrs. A. J.
I'aughtrey. of Kmporia. Mrs. Murray,
of Punkstawriey. Pa.: Mrs. Mabee
Crikshank, of Kmporia, and Floyd
Kunes, of Pennsylvania. The inter?
ment will be made in the Kmporia
Death of an Infant.
'Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
Kmporia. Va . .January 17?iFhe in?
fant son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Cliftor?
Davis, after a brief illness, died at tho
home of his parents, in Church Street,
ye?t"rday afternoon. The tnfermenS
will be made in the local cemetery to?
Special to The Times-Dispatdh.
Fredericksburg. Va ... January 17.?
William Curfia. a well-known citizen
of Stafford County, died last night at
mm home, of paralysis, aged sixty-flvo
I years. lie is survived by one son and
Mrs. Lucy Alport.
Fredericksburg, Va . January 17?
Mrs Lucy Alport. widow of Van Alport;
died last night at her home in Caroline
County, after a brief illness, aged
seventy years. She is survived by
two sons and two daughters.
Mrs. Herbert Austin.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch >
Danville. Va.. January 17.?Mrs. Her?
bert Austin, aged forty-two years, died
here at I o'clock this morning of pneu?
monia, after a brief illness She was a
resident of this city all of her life, and
is survived by two daughters, two
brothers and a sisiter The funeral
will be conducted to-morrow after?
noon by her pastor. Rev. .1. C. Hall.
(JRAHAM ?Died, at the re-idenee of
her son. Mr W H. draham. 5M
North Thirt v-third Street MRS.
IDA V (IRAHAM. m the sixty
third year of her age. She is sur?
vived by one son, W. Tl. Graham : two
brothers. W. F. Crump, of Washing?
ton, and C. C Crump ; one sister. Mrs.
C H. Dorsett. and five grandchil?
Funeral notice later Jacksonville,
Fla : Norfolk. Portsmouth and Wash*
inton papers please copy.
SCOTT?Died Friday morning, 'anu
arv I". 1*13 in the home of her
husband. Andrew Scott. 1411 West
Leigh Street. MRS MA ROAR ET
SCOTT. Resides her husband, aha
is survived by four sons. W. C..
Andrew. St. Oeorge and Ambrose
Scott, and one daughter. Mary M.
The funeral will fake place from
Kbinezer Baptist Church. SUNDAY
at 11.00 A. M
HANKINS?Died. January 17. at iV
A. M . at the Soldier* Home Mr.
JOHN H. HANKINS. in the sixty
eighth year of bis age
He i? survived by his daughter.
Annie L Hankins: his sister, Mra.
B. M Fontaine, of Clifton Forge:
his brothers. M O Hankins and
Louie Hankins. Richmond and C.
M Hankins. Birmingham. Ala.
The funeral will take place from
the Soldiers Home Chapei. SATt'R
MORN1 NO. January I*, at II o'clock.
Hunal it: the Soldiers' hurrying
ground in Hollywood.
A truer n.an never lived.
APPKRSON?Dted at hi* residence.
171- drove Avenue. Kndny. January
17.at 1.30 A M Mr ALLAN Bl'RKE
? is ERSON. In the sixty-fourth year
of his age.
Funeral from reeider *. SATt'R
I > A Y tFTERNOON at 3 30 o'clock.
Friends and acouainfam es invited to
A RCH KB ? Entered into r*?t st War?
saw. Va . January ??. 1*1' ELI/.V
. ir. the seventieth year of her
sral will take place from St.
Episcopal Church SATl'R.
January P>. at 3 o'clock P M.
;? re \\ a-hir.' ?: ..' ? N ? --
Richmond Trust & Savings Co.
II*? East wale street.
Only place in Richmond wherg
you can get savings deposit card*.
3SC. 50c or $100.
aXXVENTH ?XD C-UAT rrBBaTTti
Owen gaily frees IS A. at to ? P at
Aaaiusslew- Its. Free os Aataraaya.