epw~.%vBy Ward Hutc1
HE last deluson, an
diet needs to be "re
going to agree witt
peptic, and will alv
modern writer "not
digestion is a strik:
-T of men are led by t
and sensible dietar3
our minds off our digestions and the
ter it is for us. It is not even well f
of water or food taken, or whether it
The really healthy stomach ought
only the digestible and the difficult 1
other kind of a stomach is not worth
we physicians are now training our
will melt down and utilize anything i
one fitted to survive. Stomachs can 1
them from the necessity of taking dil
sonally I have met with almost as n
the latter. The stomach like any <
concert pitch. It should not be all
be humored too much. This, of co
ligent discrimination in the choice o:
Some perfectly wholesome foods
and those which after repeated trials
Our aim should be to keep our
ability to eat and thrive upon everytt
nant animal, living where others wou
be kept for any trace of "spoiling" o:
instinct and a special sense for this
and follow it and follow our noses w,
ing. But Mrs. Grundy says i's ruc
By Henry BE
ECAUSE of the seri
man, the most dam
Compared with the
deata +al is, small.
hot countries, parti
no favorite land or
them. In Alaska, I
quitoes existed in c<
suicide or insanity.'
Superior, when the snow was severa
feet in thickness, relates that "mosqu
ening the banks of snow in shitered
As to the best methods to emplo3
region, of mosquitoes, the directions
ernment entomologist, who has been
1867, are of great value:
"Altogether, the most satisfactor
which result in the festruction of th
ing places. In not every locality ar
places there is absolutely no neces
three main preventive measures are
troduction of small fish into iishles:
such pools with kerosene. Th ese a:
will be efficacious and any one of whi
against the trial of the others.
"The quantity of kerosene to be I
experim:ents, is approximately one o
and ordinarily the application need
ponds of any size the quickest and
of kerosene will be to spray the oil of
*4"++++++++ AM interested in s
4. scientific magazine
+ + 4 were other constitu
5. nitrogen and carbo:
+ + test new element i
+ .'H phonious name.
$&+++++++ Tne constituen
*++++ th oxygen, nitroger
bonic di-oxide. Wh
which seven years ago I gave the nm
ists in the atmosphere, I cannot say.
tain by experiment whether such is t
portant discoveries to record. But
part of the atmosphere nearest the
of neon in a thousand million cubic
feet would be present.
The properties of these gases a
matter I have set myself to investige
can observe, to be inimical to bacte:
most potent bactericidal agent knov
affinity for that form of uranium kno
I The i
rpt~tI~b~IW By M~
oooooo NE of the most sat
* ' a meeting of unem
Olike beasts at the s
Iing them. The c:
Swilling they are to
of some wonder-wt
~44~t~g their cause. Howb
are. Poor things,
stumper, even if a
esty written in letters of brass on
he-lpless they appear! What fir be
are! Such profound respect and reg
tiative and power, still under the sp
hypnotized, they are the fruits of cou
vitude, and subordination.
Oddities About Alphabets.
When the Portuguese first exnplore
Brazil they made fun of the native
of that country because they had i
their alphabet no f, or 1. a people. th
invaders declared. with out fe. ley c
rey--without faith, law of king. Th
Mohawks, again, have no labials ani
vowed it was absurd when the mis
sionaries tried to teach them to pic
flounce p and b, "for who," said they
''can speak with his mouth shut?"
we . .
d not the least dangerous. is that our
gulated." A man who continuously ani
the kind of food he eats-whether it is
him or not when he eats it-is a dys
ays remain so. In the language of a
ing survives being thought of," and the
iag case in point. The vast majority
heir instincts, to a reasonably nutritious
I and the more completely we can keep
"chemical" choice of our food, the be
)r us to consider too nicely the amounts
is digestible or not.
: to be and is capable of disposing of not
Af digestion, but the indigestible. Any
having and that is the standard to which
dyspeptic patients. The stomach which
n reason that is given to it, is the only
)e "pampered" just as easily by airig
ficult foods as by overloading them. Per
tany dyspepsias due to the former as to
ther instrument, should be kept ,*) to
owed to shirk its responsibilities cr to.
rse, is by no means to discourage intel
are literal poisons to certain stomachs,
steadily disagree had better be avoided.
food-range as wide as possible. Man's
Ling has gone far to make him the domi
Id starve. The sharpest lookout should
r putrefaction. Nature has provided an
very purpose. If we would only use it
e would escape many a ptomaine-poison
Le to "sniff" at table:-McClure's Maga
us and often fatal inquiry it inflicts on
gerous animal known is the mosquito.
evil done by the insect pest, the cobra's
This venomous serpent is found only in
ularly in India, while mosquitoes know
clime. Arctic explorers complain cf
t is recorded by a scientist that "mlos
yuntless millions, driving us to the verge
A iraveler on the north shore of Lake
feet deep, and the ice on the lake fix
itoes appeared in swarms, literally black
in ridding a country place. or any other
furnished by Dr. L. 0. Howard, the gov
a careful student of the problem since
ways of fighting mosquitoes are those
e larvae or the abolition of their breed
e these measures feasible, but in many
sity for the mosquito annoyance. The
the draining of breeding-places, the In
breeding-places, and the treatment of,
e three alternatives, any one of which
:ch may be used where there are reasons
ractically used. as shown by the wrltiters
uince to 15 square feet of water-surface,
tt be renewed for one month. . . On
most perfect method of foirming a film
er the surface of the water."
Wie Air I
eeing how the opinion expressed in a
some years ago to the effect that there
ents of the atmosphere besides oxygen,
tic (i-oxide, has been justified. The Ia
to be known as xenon-not a very eu
ts of atmospheric air k:nown so far are
,krypton, neon, helium, argon and ear
ether any one of those is the element to
Lne of biogen. and which I feel sure ex
I am in hopes of being able to ascer
he case, and later on may have some im
neo and helium are very scarce in the
earth. There are only' 125 cubic feet
feet of air. Of helium, only 40 cubic
nd their influence on living things is a
Lte. Helium appears to me, as far as I
ra, and I am inclined to think it is the
n. It seems to have an extraordinary
wn popularly as radium.
:rie Blass. e~ee e-*ww
hetic and painful sights in the w-orld is
ployed. How imploringly and pitifully,
ambles, they gaze at the orator address
oss they carry is a heavy one, and how
shunt a corner of it onto the shoulders
>rker or cloud-compeller, who espouses
lotched apd gray, and seamed their faces
how willing they are to listen to any
man with cunning, falsehood and dishon
his visage. How hopeless. squalid and
ievers in law, order, and authority they
ird for property! Babies in thought. In
eli otf feudalism; paralyzed, drugged and
ntless centuries of caste domination, ser
d It was out in Kansas City that a girl
s went nto a bookstore and asked to
see a copy of "The Pio'ne'er." She
e looked at it for a few minutes. say-s
r the New York Tribune, and hand~ed it
e back to the clerk.
J"'Tain't what I want," she saic;. "r
want a book on pi-ano playing."
"Did you think 'The Pioneer' was
,such a book?" asked the proprietor.
- "Why, yes." she replied. "Wouldn't
Occurrences of Interest from
All Over South Carolina
MANY ITEMS OF STATE NEWS
A Batch of Live Paragraphs Cover
ing a Wide Range-What is Going
On in Our State.
General Cotton Market.
Galveston. firm.... .. .. .. .. 7-16
New Orleans. steady.... .. .. 5-16
Mobile. steady.... .. .. .. ..9-3-16
Savannah. easy.. ...... ..93-16
C(h'rleston. firin.... .... .. .. -9 -1
W\ilminii,-ton. sta(lv.. ..).. ..!3-16
Norfolk, st eady.... .. ..-. 9 7-16
Baltimore. nominal.... .. .. ..9 1-2
New York. ieict .. .....9.75
Bost om. (jitiet ... . . 75
Philadelpidia. <uiel.t .. .... ..10
Hollstoll. steady .. .. --s
A.nsta. stead ............
el..is. steay.... . .....7
St. Lots. (jilI... .. .. ..... ..9 5
Louisville. fin........ ..101-4
Charlotte Cotton Market.
These prices represenit the price-,
<puoted to wailons:
Good middling.... ..3
Strict middling...... ..9.35
Middlin.. .. .2
Good mfilddlin:,V. linled.......S7-S
Stains...7 1-2(a.. .1-2
Charlotte Prcduace Market.
Chickens-Si ng .. .. . . 2
Ducks..... .... .. .. ......25
Baltimore Produce Market.
Baltimore. ..Sept. 24-Flour (uinit
an11d steady. unehaned.
Wheat firmer: spot contract 71 3-4
to 717-S: Southern 38 to 67.
Corn firmer: spot 54 3-4 to 54 7-S:
Southern white 55 1-2 to 56 1-2.
Oats firmer: No. 2. mixed 36 to
6 1-2. Rye tirmer: No. 2 Western.
66 to 67.
Butter steady and unc(hanged:
fanev imitation 20 to 21: do creham
ery 25 to 26: do ladle 1S to 20: stor,
paeked 16 to 17.
Eggs firm 24. Cheese active nd in
(h.aniged 12 5-S to 131-4.
Srgar steady. unehanged.
Marketing the Cotton of Last Year's
Spartanbur-g. Special.-IMr. E. L.
Archer. president of the Spartanburg
county Cotton association, sold 344
bales of cotton for the members of
the association. The cotton was all
ofi the last year's crop and a uniiform
prce of 10 cents wvas obtained, any
offer 'md.er this being refused. Mr.
Ach-.: has recently beeni very active
in the marketing of the association
ctton, having sold during last and
this week 6140 bales at 10 cents per
pound, all of the cotton being taken
hv the local mills. Mr. Ar-cher esti
nates that there are still about 500
biles of last year's crop in the local
warehouses in the county. all of
which will probably go on the market
within a 'short time. In speaking of
the joint stock company whieh there
has been much talk of forming in
the. South'. Mr. Archer said that lie
could1( see nto use for it. If the com
panty was formied the stockholders
would want to make money, and the
result after a few yer w1ould( be the
same as from all oth'r similar move
ments. Mr. Archer stated that in his
opinion it was nothing more than
another hear movement. He stated
hat if the landholders wotuld agree
to withhold the crop from the market
util the price wouldl be remuienrative
the same thing wvould he accomplish
ed as5 is ouit lined~ in t he proposed
sixi y million dollar holding companiy.
White Man Nominated.
Spartanburng, Special.- In the re
port sent (lit fromt this ('ity ini regardl
to the Republican district conivent ion
nominating an opponent of Congress
man Johnson. it was stated that
David Gist, a negro of Union, was
the nominee. This was an error, the
nomintee being Dav~id C. Gist of Union
a white Republican of thait p)lace.
The Walhalla Schools.
Wtalhalla. Speial.-The Wal~ihalla
graed schotols opened Moniday morn
iig withI an unusuall laI.rge numbher
of putpiN presenit. Prof. I). F. Nicht
olson, tile efficietnt superintenident,
and his corps of teachers soon had the
work runntting smoothly. The teach
ers are: Professor Nicholson. sup
erinteldetnt and t eachter of ntintt and
tenth grades; Miss Stelek. seventh
and eighth gra.des: Mris. Wray. iftht
and sixth g.radles; Miss Sturkey. t hird
and~ fouth~ grades. and Miss Tribble.
first and second grades. Miss Mary'.
Ansel is teacher of Millville school.
State News Notes.
Mr. J1. Fraser Lyon. nominee for
at trney general stated that by law
Mr. Youmtans will have the. appoint
ment of elerks in the eng-rossing de
partent. Mr. Lyon wvent to Augus
ta. H~e has rested Since the cam~tpaigni
and( shows the good effec'ts. lie is
still working oin evidence against thIe
dispesary and wvill be glad to get
aty facts thiat may be suggested to
Col. J. C. Boyd of Greenviile, re
ently nominated for adjutant gener
al. has settled his business affairs in
Greenville and has moved to (olum
bia. whtere lie will be engaged in the
br kernge business utii he takes
charge of his office. Hec says lie has
not selected any- one for assistant.
The Statet pardon board will meet
on the 3d( of October. Miss Hlendier
son, of Gov. Heyward' office. is pre
paring a list of all the cases to be
5a0211 CAROLINA CROPS I
,ondition of South Carolina Crops
For Week Ending Monday, Septem
ber 17th, as Given Out by the De
There was ample sunshine during
he week, except in the extreme
iorthwestern portion where the pre
-ailing weather was cloudy. The
ast two days were cloudy over the
The temperature was unseasonably
iigh until the 15th after which date
-t was slightly below normal. The
naximurm temperatures were gener
illy about 90 degrees, or above, dur
ng the first five days while on the
ast two days they were about 80
legrees. The extreme maximum for
"he State was 97 de-ress at Black
rille on the 14th. The minimum tem
jeratures had a wide range during the
veek from 60 to 76 degrees, the low
?st having been noted at Liberty on
he 11th and at Greeville on the 12th.
The precipitation was below nor
mal. Rain fell on only one day at
nost places, and some localities had
so rain. The weekly amounts were
ze:.ieraiiv below 0.25 of an inch. al
:hough at places in the nlorthern and
wes' -rn counties the amounts ranged
from about half an inch to nearly two
ineies. These heavy showers were
widely scattered and covered com
narativelv small areas. The soil has
become quite dry over the central
1ad easiern parts of the State.
lemson College Opens Year's Work.
Clemson College. Special--Clemson
Uollege opened last week with about
350 boys on hand. Of these about
200 were new students. The main
body of the students came in Tuesday
night in the midst of a very heavy
.torm. but no one seemed down-heart.
d. Dr. P. H. Mell conducted the
-hapel exercises Wednesday morning
and made the opening address. He
spoke very earnestly to the young
men about the cpportunities they have
f making the best posible citizens
-ut of themselves, and urged them
to act the manly part at all times:
He advised them to join the Young
Men's Christian Association. to put
themselves under the best influences
and to exert the. best influences. Dr.
Mell's address was full of good ad
vice to old students and new. En
trance examinations and make-up
work are in full blast, while the reg
ular recitations of the higher classes
are being held. The college work
starts off wvell, with everything in
good health and high spirits.
Palmetto Bank of Laurens.
La urens. Special.-The PalImet to
bank, the new banking) institution
here. was organized at a meeting of
the stockholders. which was held at
the National Ban~k building. The
meein ws presided over by Mr.
John J. Bluss and Mr. C. A. Power
acted as secretary. A m afrity of the
stock was represtned. 36 shareholders
representing themselves and 11 prox
ies being present. The following wvell
known farmers. lbusiness and profes
sional men of the city and county
were chosen as directors of the bank;
Messrs. John J. Piuss, John J. Ow
ings, Mancel J. Owings, Robt. B.
Bell. Tully F. Babb, D. Casper Smith,
S. James Craig and Rufus T. Dunlap.
Subsequently the board of directors
met and elected Mr. J. J. Bluss presi
dent; Col. J. W. Ferguson, vice pres
ident; Mr. S. J. Craig. Cashier. The
Palmetto Bank is capitalized at $50,
000. It is a home bank, the stock hav
ing beecn taken by local subscribers.
Republican Judicial Candidate.
Kinlst on. Secial.-The. Republi
'-an executive com~mittee of the third
judicial district met here and nam
ed Mr. Julius F. Duncan, of Car -
teret county. to oppose Hon. 0. H.
Gunion. the Democratie nominee for
judge in the district. No one was
nominated for solicitor b~ut Col isaac
A. Sugg. of G reenville. was endorsed
against Solicitor Moore. the nomi
niee, and who' also lives in (reenville.
C7ol. Sugg is a Decmocrat.
Tin Ore in Gaston.
G'astonia. Special.-Mr. A. R. Ru
disill. of King's Mountatin, talke d in
terest ingly andl enucouragingzly about
the pr'ospects for finding a tine becd
of tin ore at his mine near~ Long.
Shoals. The propery is beinz deve!
oped by a King's Mountain co!apanyv
andl it is conitiden tly exp~ecd that i
will be a payinig investment. Mir.
Rudisill had with him siveral line
samples of the ore, several of hem
in the form of' erv-stals.
Charlotte's Good Health.
Chad'otte still leads in the record
for good health. According to The
Bulletin of the North Carolina Board
of Health for Juily. the temporary
annual death rate per 1.000 for this
eity was 10.S. For Durham it was
29.8: Greensboro. 24: Raleigh. 22;
Salem 18.9; Salisbury. 12: Weldon
1(6.~; Willimgton 1S.S.
An Editor For Solicitor,
Salisbury. Special.-Zeb. B. San
ders, editor of the Albemarle Index,
was nominated unanimously for so
licitor of that judicial district by
the Rowan Republican and in his
speech of acceptance said he would
ask for a joint canvass.
New Concern For High Point.
High Poingt. Specil.-The Leon
ard-Bea vins-Stamey Company is a
new concern for this place with an
authorized capital of $0,000
SOUTH HEARS BRYAN
famous Nebraskan Speaks in
TOUCHED ON POLITICAL VIEWS
Famous Nebraskan Makes Many
Speeches and Attracts Large Con
courses of People at Every Point.
Greensboro, Special.-Mr. William
Jen:ings Bryan came to North Car
olina Monday morning. He has met
with a warm welcome all day. The
people of Raleigh. Durham and
Greersboro heard him speak. At
Durham and Greensboro he was giv
en great ovations. The crowds at
these poiuts were unique. They were
made up of all sorts of men, women
and children. The death of Dr. Char
les D. MeIver came as the Bryan
celebration was in full bloom and
east a gloom over the entire touring
Mr. Bryan was introduced by Gov
ernor Glenn, who said among other
things: North Carolinians. tbis is
a pleasant duty to me. Who is this
man that I am to present to you?
He is no potentate. le is not Presi
dent of the United tSates. This great
audience has cone here this dark.
gloomy day to see and hear a man
who. by his fidelity to principles and
stand for the poor and humble
against the great and mighty. has
endeared himself to millions of peo
ple in this country. This man is as
learned as Calhoun or Webster, az
eloquent as Clay or Henry. But above
all he is an humble, sincere Christian
gentleman. le is the Great Con
moner of the people of the Demo
cratic party. Hle has the approval
of his own conscience. iHe is states
man, orator and defender of the peo
ple's rights. '
In his speeches at Raleigh 'Mr.
Bryan did not introduce any new
argument. He prefaced his ren'arks
by saying that North Carolina had a
claim on him. It was this State, he
said, that came to him at Chicago
and gave him support when he needed
it. He declared that lie had always
been well received here. He admit
ted that North Carolinians do not
need to have Democracv preached to
them. He told his audience that he
wonld come to this State whenever
h.is services were needed in any cain
paign. "You have stood by me," said
he, "and I will stand by you. Some
of the originail Bryan men are North
Carolinians. Sometimes I think ]
waste my time when I come South.
You have so many men here who can
preach Democracy as I see it. There
are so many Democrats here who
long just for a chance to vote."'
Mr. Bryan took up Secretarp Les
lie M. Shaw's recent speeches in
North Carolina and answered certain
portions of them ini detaiL IHe de
lared that he was grat:ful to Mr.
Shaw for many things that lie had
said in this State. He claimed that
Mr. Shaw had palmed off an old
speech on North Carolinians. Iowa has
already rejected the doctrine that he*
advocated here. Secretary Shaw
is the high priest of the Republican
stnd-patters. He says that the Re
publicans have done all they should
have done. He sees no need of tariff
reform. In other States in New Eng
land, Iowa and elsewhere the Re
publicans want revision. Even Mr.
McKinley, just befo:, his death saw
that something had to be done. But
Secretary Shaw favors no change.''
Remedies For Trust Evil.
Three remedies for trusts were sug
gested: 1. A reduction of the tariff;
2. Legislate against a duplication of
directors in corporations and, 3, Do
not let trusts use mails. telegraplis
and railroads. The railroad rate law
said Mr. Bryan is a Democratic meas
ure. It was advocated in Democritc
platforms. by Democratic leaders and
carried through the Senate by the
eadrship of Senator Tillman, of
Mr. Bryan touched on the Philip
pines question. He said that the
United States had spent $500.000.000
in the Philippine islands. This sum
would have built the Panama canal.
irrigated the arid lands of the West,
or built a railroad from Newv York
to the Paciti', coast. in closing Mr.
Bryan said that the argument used
by the Re-publicans vindiicated the
money policy ot the Democi-ats.
Mi-. Bryan also spoke briefly at
Durham. illsboro. Bui-lington and
Grensborn, his speech at .(Greens
horo being a eulogy on the life and
work of Dr. C'has. D. Mclver.
On Tuesday Mr; Bryan spco!ze alt a
nuber of points in North c:C a.a
incldinzr Iernlersv.ille, Winst on -Sa
lm. High Point. Lexington, Salisbury
and Concord. and arrived at Char
lotte late in the afternov. At every
point Mr. Bryan was greeted by big
crowds and was attentively listened
Carlotte, N. C., Special.-Hon. W.
J. Bryan spoke here Tuesday night
to a laige and enthusiastic audience.
-is speech was on rather new lines.
iH devoted much time to the tariff
and trusts. He went from here to
Columbia, S. C.
Crew of American Balk Rescued.
Charleston, S. C., Special.-The
Clyde liner New York brought into
port the mate and three seamen of
the American bark R. D. Bibber, Cap
tain Savnes, lumbei- laden from Sa
vannah to New York. wrecked oli
the Frying Pan shoals. The vesel
turned turtle and went to pieces.
The men were found elinzin to the
spars. The captain anc others of the
r.w were not found.
RATE LAW DFfINED
Commission Puts Construction
On Excursion Section
THE RUILES FOR PUBLIC NOTICE
Inter-State Commerce Commission
Makes Public Opinion, Providing
General Rules Applying to Joint
Tariff Rates on New Lines and to
Commutation, Mileage and Excur
sion Rates-Nothing But Money
Can be Lawfully Accepted in Pay
ment for Transportation of Passen
gers or Property
Washington. Special.-In an opin
ion made public, the inter-state com
merce commission takes'important ac
tion in construing the application of
the new railroad rate law and provid
ing ,general rules applying to joint
tariff rates on new lines and to com
mutation. mileage and lexcirsiOn
rates. The decision is as follows:
"Payments for Transportation
Nothing but money can be lawfully
received or acceptcd in payment for
transportation subject to the act,
whether of pasengers or property. or
for any service in connection there
with, it being the opinion of the com
mission that the prohibition against
charging or collecting a greater or
less or different compensation than
the established rates in effect at the
time precludes the acceptance of ser
vices, property, or other payment in
lieu of the amount of money speci
fied in tie pu'->lished schedues.
"Notice of Change in Rates
Where two or more connecting car
riers establish a joint rate which is
less or greater than the sum of their
local ra::es, such joint rate is a change
of rates and requires a notice of :30
days. In such case the joint rate,
when duly established and in force.
becomes the .only lawful rate for
"New Roads-Oii new li nes of road
including branches and extensions of
existing roads, individual rates may
be established in the first instance.
and also joint rates to and from
points on such new line, without no
tice, on posting a tariff of such rates
and filing the same with the commis
Excursion Rates Not Included.
"Round Trip Excursion Rates-It
is the opinion of the coninnssion that
the provision of the aniided sixth
section in respect to the publishing.
filing, and posting of tariffs apply to
the mileage, excursion, and commauta
tion rates authorized by the Twentv
second section. Such a rate. when
first established or offered. is held to
he a change of rates which reouires a
notice of 30 days. No reaison 2:ppears
why this notice should not be ;:iven in
the case of mileage rates. co:auntta
tion rates, round-trip rates or other
reduced rates, which like ordoinary
pasenger rates, are estabi~iedl for an
indefinite period and appear to be a
matter of permanent policy. Strictly
excursion .?'tes. however. covering a
named and limited period. are of a
different charaeter in this regard and~
may prope19y be est~imed on much
Requirements for Excursion Rates.
"To avoid the necessity for special
applicastion in eases of tis~ kind the
commission has made a general orde1
fixing the following names times of
notice of round-trip excursion rates,
and carriers may govern themselves
"Rates for an excursion limited to
a designated period of not more than
three days may be established, with
out further notice. up)on postin~g a
tariff one day in advance in iwo pub
ic and conspicuous places in the wait
ing room of each station where tickets
for such excursion are sold and mail
ing copy thereof to the commission.
"Rates for an excursion limited to
a designated period of more than
three days and not more than thirty
days may be established upon a no
tice of three days in place of the thir
ty-days notice otherwise required by
the amended sixth section.
"Rates for an exeursion limited to
a designated period exceeding 30) days
will require the statutory notice un
less shorter time is allowed in special
cases by tne commission.'
Carter Case Reopened.
Chicago. Special.-The case of Ob
eriin~ M. Carter. formerly a captain in
the corps of cn-ineers in the~ United
States army, was r. cpen.i in the
Federal (Curt be fore Ju dy: Kohdlsa t.
The issue in the present heal! in is an
niemnpt by the governlment to recover
from Caract :$1.PY.000 wichi it is
(.aiad ha1. took wl.i'e in! charge of
work at Sar'a!nah. Ca. '2:rter ex
presed hand~': as e T z.hn: that t he
eas-~ wil ne. in .i~'ecompilete vin
Richmond. Va.. Speelal.-Governor
Swanson and a party left Richmond
on the Commodore Mau'y, agship of
the Virginia Oyster navy, for the site
of the Jamestown Exposition where
they will meet Governor Warfield of
Maryland, and a party from the old
line State for the joint exercises 0!
laying the cornerstones of the Vir
ginia and Maryland buildings.
Dental Association in Atlanta This
Atlanta. Ga., SpeiaL.-The Nation
al Den:aI Association will begin its
anlfnal convention here Tuesday and
will conclade on Friday. More than
1.500 denftists from all parts of the
'rantry are expected to attend. The
:nerin-:s of the National Association
f Dental Examniers and the National
Association of Denial Faculties, which
have been in session two days of the
past week. will merge into the con
In 'Brief A
MINOR MATTERS Of INTEREST
The American warships arived at
Gibraltar in time to take part in the
funeral of Admiral Chichester.
Gen. Thomas H. Barry and Gen.
William P. Duvall have been recalled
from Germany and are understood to
be designated for commands in Cu
ba if an army is sent to the island.
Railroad tariffs are to be uniform,
stated in plain language and thor
oughly idexed, according to the new
No bids were made for the con
struction and operation of a pneu
matic tube postal service for Balti
"Cap" Hatfield, the noted feudist,
was shot and killed by his brother,
Dr. Elias Hatfield, near Wharneliff,
The cornerstones of the Maryland,
Virginia and Missouri Buildings and
.hat of the Travelers' Protective As
soeiation were laid at the Jamestown
Five Richmond druggists, charged
with emploving unregistered drug
elerks to fill prescriptions. were ac
quitted because private parties and
not tile State 1. ard were the pro
At Woodstock, I. M. D:nges was
sentenced to two years on the public
!roads for raising a $10 check to
A tumor on the brain has driven
George Painter of Stephens City, in
Republicans of the Second Virgi
nia district have nominated Floyd
Hughes a young Norfolk lawyer, for
President Roosevelt has issued an
order extending the Eight-Hour law
to all public work, especially to river
and harbor improvements.
Twenty persons are reported to be
missing as the result of the Chicago
and Rock Island Railroad wreck near
Bryan. made an address at Colum
bia, S. C., and then started for Geor
A semi-annual dividend on Read
ing second preferred stock was de
elared. The annual rport shows in
creased earnings- for its coal busi
"Scalping' tickets of the Pennsyl
vania, Baltimore and Ohio and other
railroads was perpetually prohibited
by a Federal injunction issued in Chi
E. H. Harriman, speaking at a
launching at Quiney, Mass., urged
ship subsidies and painted a gloomy
picure of the future if they are not
Thntat.ive rules iregulating labels
ou food products and medicines un
der the Pure-Food and Drug laws.
were published and developed oppo
sition from interested quarters.
Texas Democrats will consider the
question of opposing the re-election
of Senator Bailey as a result of his
alleged relations with the Standard
Charles Conley, the negro who at
taked two white women in Delaware
recently, was sentenced to servve 50
years in prison and to -receive 30'
lashes at the whipping post.
Officers and men of the Richmond
Blues await the action of Majior
Cheatwood in the trouble which has.*,
split that organiLZation.
A correspondent describes tihe pro
gress of the work at the Jamestown
Tucker county, West Virginia,.
Democrats nominated a county ticket
and endorsed William J. Brayn.
Lizzie Deaner, 14 years old, was.
eriminally assaulted in Parkersburg.
A 'Wheeling man is under arrest. ac
cused of the crime.
'Winston Churchill, the author. is
making gains in his fight for the Re
publican nomination for Governor of'
New Hampshire at the primary.
Charles E. Carbonneau, who was
dismissed in Philadelphia on the
charge of having kidnapped his si
ter-in-law, is said to havc secured
his fortune by marrying a woman who
kept a road house in the Yukon gold
President Benjamin Ide 'Wheeler,.
of the University of California. in a
address at the comimecement of Le
land Stanford University, argued
against the spelling reform 'advocat
ed bv President Roosevelt.
Thomas 'W. Alexander who disap
peared from Augusta, Ga., after hav
ing defaulted for $20.000 was arrest
ed in Pittsburg, Pa.
The Palm'a Government has hasten
(d to stop the Cuban revolution, aird
efforts are being made to compromise
with the insurgents.
At present the United States Ma
rine Corps has over 7,000 mce- in ae
tve service, the legal limit of the
corps being 9,000.
A monument to George 'Washington
was unveiled at Budapest, Hungary.
2llssouri I~epublicanis are urgin.4
Roosevelt to run for P'resident &aain.
The Pacifie Mail Company's steam
er Manchuria, which grounded on a.
reef near Honolulu August 20, has
The steamer Mongolia, a sister ship
of the Manchuria, ran aground on
Mexico is believed to be seeking to
gain control of the Mexico Central
Railway as a means of stopping rate
Surveying parties are making sur
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