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M Hero In the Lifc UfaSaving Saring Service ServiceHE SenlceTHE ServiceHE
HE heroic fight of W W Glessou Gles Glessof Glessci
sof alone against a terrific terrificdriving terrifictlrlvlng terrificdriving
THE driving sea on the shore of ofLake ofLake ofLake
Lake Erie and his successful successfulTcscue successfulrescue successfulrescue
rescue of a man given up for lost a adeed adeed adeed
deed that won him a gold medal stands standsfirst standsl1rst standsfirst
first in the records of the United States StatesLifeSaving StatesLlfeSavlng StatesLifeSaving
LifeSaving Service of brave deeds deedsdone deedsdone deedsdone
done last year yearTale yearTale yearTale
Tale after1 afte tale of courage and and hard hardship hardship hardship ¬
ship as dramatic as anything In fiction fictionare fictionare fictionare
are told in this report but Glessers Glcsserssplendid Glesserssplendid Glesserssplendid
splendid achievement stands as the thegreatest thegreatest thegreatest
greatest greatestThe greatestThe greatestThe
The hero Is the keeper of the Buffalo Buffalostation Butfalostation Bnffalostation
station A gale was sweeping across acrossthe acrossthe acrossthe
the harbor of Buffalo one afternoon afternoonTwo afternoonTwo afternoonTwo
Two large scows with several men menaboard mennboard menaboard
aboard broke from their moorings un under untler nuder ¬
der the tremendous strain of lashing lashingseas lashingseas lashingseas
seas and were drifting steadily toward towardthe towardthe towardthe
the breakers breakersA
A lifeboat Jlfeboatwas was launched > d with Gles Glesrcr GlesFer Glesser
ser In command Nearing the point of ofdanger otdanger ofdanger
danger the boat was driven before the thewind thewInd thewind
wind just outside the line of surf surfAnchor surtAnchor surfAnchor
Anchor was dropped and It was In Intended Intended Intended ¬
tended to slack away till the scows scowswhich scowswhich scowswhich
which were now in the breakers could couldbe coultlbe couldbe
be given glv > n assistance But the anchor anchordragged anchordragged anchordragged
dragged a big wave snapped the haw hawser bawser hawr ¬
ser and another upset the boat All theoccupants the theoccupants tbeoccupants
occupants were thrown out and had a abard IIhard abard
bard swim In the pounding seas for a aquarter aquarttr aquarter
quarter of a mile to reach the land landThere IllntlThere landThere
There they heard that a L man who wbohad whohad whobad
had been on one of the scows was in InrI InrIper90uli Inaperllous a aperilous
perilous per90uli positionameag position ameng some Iome old piles pilesstanding pllcestantIlng pliest
t standing nearly a third of a cUe from fromwhich fromwhich fromwhich
which Gleseer Gle r then was wasMounting 1118Mounting wasMounting
Mounting his engine > Glesser with his hiscrew hiscrew hiscrew
crew rode to a i spot opposite The Thehalfdrowned Theha1tdrowDed Thehalfdrowned
halfdrowned ha1tdrowDed man was clinging to the theslippery theslippery theslippery
slippery piles 400 400 or COO feet from fromshore tromshore fromshore
shore the seas constantly breaking breakingover breakingover breakingover
over him himThe himThe himThe
The us use of the boat was Impractica Impracticable ¬
ble and the situation of the unfortu unfortunate unfortunate unfortunate ¬
nate man was such that he must perish perishunless perishunless perishunless
unless aid should reach him There Therewas Thelewas Therewas
was little time for deliberation and andGleseer andGlesser andGleseer
Gleseer in spite spit of all a protests quickly quicklyresolved quicklyre801ecl quicklyresolved
resolved to try to swim out with a nline alIne aline
line He called upon Surfmnn Green Greenland Green1and Greenland ¬
land to accompany him They were werewarned werewarned werewarned
warned by experience men that they theycould theyrould theycould
could not live to accomplish it but butwith butwltb butwith
with solemn resolve Qleeser Gle er replied repliedWait repUedWalt repliedWalt
Walt until we try the man cannot cannotcome cannotcome cannotcome I
come to us we will try to get to Win WinThen btmTheD himThen
Then making one end of the line linefast JlDe188t linefast
fast about Ills arm he dashed Into the thesurging thosurging thesurging
surging waters accompanied by Green Greenland Greenland GreenMud ¬
land The two had not proceeded far farwhen farWhen farwhen
when they were thrown back upon the thebeach thebeooh thebeaeh
beach Again they set out but when whenabout whenabout whenabout
about fifty yards on the way a particu particularly partfcuJarJy particularly ¬
larly haavy h avy sea hurled Greenland Greenlandagainst Greenlandngalnst Greenlandagainst
< against nn old pile and then swept him himbackto himbockto himbackto
backto land considerably injured so sothat sothat soj
j that he bad to give up the attempt attemptBut attemptBut attemptBut
But Glesser was undaunted by the theloss the08S theloss
loss 08S of his companion and bravely per persisted persisted perelsted ¬
sisted He was repeatedly repeat > dly driven drivenashore drivenashoN drivenashore
ashore but ut gradually gained ground grounduntil grounduntil grounduntil
until he reached a pile standing sta alng about aboutsixty aboutsixty aboutalxty
sixty yards from shore shoreThere shoreThere shoreThere
There he rested for a few moments momentsThis momentsThis momentsThis
This was the only pause he male mae durfug dur during durIng ¬
ing the entire operation of rescuewhich rescue rescuewhich roscu roscuwhleh >
which consumed threequarters of an anLour anhour anhour I
hour LourAfter hourAfter hourAfter
After recovering his breath Gleseer Gleseerrenewed Gleuorrenewed Gleseerrenewed
renewed the battle and although se severely fievtrely ser serverely ¬
verely buffeted about and driven back backsometimes barksomeUm backsometimee
someUm sometimes 100 feet Ht or more he kept up upa upIi upa
a stout heart diving underthe under the worst worstbreakers worstbreakers worstbreakers
breakers breakersAt breakersAt breakersAt
At length getting ttlnl sufficiently nearGesser near nearGleseer noorGleuer
Gleseer threw to the man the end of ofthe oCthe ofthe
the line instructing him to make it fast fustabout fastabout fastabout
about his body and then to let go his hishold hisbokl hishold
hold of the piling and drop Into the thewater thevater thewater
water He had only sufficient strength strengthhowever strengtbhowever strengthhowever
however to secure the line Uno I the about his hiswrist Illswrl hiswrist
wrist wrl ta and before tere he could leap the thewave thewayes thewaves
wave sad a d tailed the bight of the line lineawong Hne8B1ong lineaMong
aMong the piling pilingGlewar pt1lngGI pIIllhgClettaet
Glewar GI was thrown nearly 100 feet feetaway teetawar feetaway
away T Te the people on the shore It Iteeeaied ItJleefH1 itseeaeil
eeeaied nt tiHntgli both must certainly certainlyperteb certainlyperJeh certainlyperish
perish Glesser still persisted regain regaining renlnfng regainlag ¬
lag his lost ground and at the end nd of offifteen otff offifteen
fifteen ff en minutes of dangerous work workcleared workcIearec1 workcleared
cleared the snarl Then upon his sig signal slgnal signal ¬
nal the man let go of the plies while whlloscores wbllelcores whilescores
scores of persons at the other end of ofthe ofthe
the line pulled him with a rush to the thebeach theheoeb I I
beach where he wag picked up uncon unconscious uueonIOU8 uneonseioue ¬
scious seioueThen sciousThen IOU8 IOU8fheo
Then Gleaser struck out for the land landwhich landwbleb landwhich
which he reached without aid but so soexhausted 80el1aufitlt1 soexhausted
exhausted that he could not stand Not Nottill 1ottl11 Nottill
till then was it found that be was con considerably contdc1erabll considerably ¬
siderably Injured by n floating telegrapk tele telegraph tlleJ1sph ¬
graph pole pe1 which had passed over overhim overhIm overhim
him two er r three thr times Inflicting heavy
blows upon his back New York YorkWorld Yorkorla YorkWorld
Worlde World orla
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a 1be be Heed of Wilion McFtelil McFtelilFrom McFleitJFrom AicFteldFrom
From the record of the Royal Hu Humane Buman Humane ¬
mane man Society a writer in McClures McCluresMagazine McCluresMagazine lcClurtsMagazinetllftwi
Magazine Magazinetllftwi draws the story of an ob obtcure oIlcure obl
l tcure cure negro seaman whose those bole brave deed deedwas deflcJwa deedwas
was wa discovered and lld honored by two of ofthe oftile ofthe
the great 1fat nations of the earth l1rtb One Onetropical OnetropleaJ Onetropical
tropical night the schooner Dolphin Dolphinrested DollJblnrested Dolphinrested
rested almost motionless off ot the Cay Cayman ay ayman a aman ¬
man rocks rk in Ntearagna Crew and andpassengera andpalHngen andpauengere I
passengera some twenty tWfut In all wereasleep were wereasleep wc > l la
asleep a eep about the dark for It was too toohot tooJlot tonhot
hot to go below Then came lu such ucb b a asquall IIIqulllI asquall
squall ns comes COlD only In those southern aouthernecae louthernfleas southernseas
fleas The call sails all set furnished am ample ample empie ¬
ple leverage Within ten seconds the theDolphin tfceDolphin tii tiiDolphin
Dolphin wa w was bottom up her unsMenger pasMeugereand unsMengerand ptICeogfrltana
and crew struggling IItr1lr lIng in the water waterWilson w1tfrVJl waterWHaon
Wilson VJl ou MeFltM lel < lld a negro and I1n n sub tuhject subject uh uhJ ¬
ject J t of Great Britain was W the flrsJ titS to tocome tocom tocome
come com to the surface AH ujg 1I t tweat twenty treaty
seven years of life ue had ba4known known these therewaters thesewaters tbeaewaters
waters and he swam 111 lib tits a fish He Hesoon lIesoon Hesoon
soon succeeded in climbing upon the thebottom thebottom thebottom
bottom of the vessel Th TJ Theo lie shouted shoutedto
to the others and one by due 011 bite pulled pulle up upfive uplive upfive
five of t the crew crewFortunately crewFortunately crewFortunately
Fortunately the squall quill wfc na soon rvrr rvrralthough f ceralthough lr lralthough
although the ileA was high After ttor they theybad t1ll t1llhad theyhad
had drifted two hours ttJe lie men heard heardstrange henrtlstraugf hemdstring
strange sounds like pending within withinthe wIthluthe wlrhluthe
the vessel Some thought they heard heardvoices h81OICfS heardvoices
voices OICfS The more superstitious were wereafraid wtreatra wereafraid
afraid atra The night dragged on nnd by bydaylight byyllsbt bydaylight
daylight yllsbt the sounds had grown fainter fainterThe tainterThe fainterThe
The crew concluded that men were im imprisoned 1mprlsoned Imprisoned ¬
prisoned within the boat but none nonecould 110necould nonecould
could devise a way to save them Then Thenthe Tlleuthe Thenthe
the negro proposed to dive under and andInto nndInto andinto
Into the ship They assured him he hewould hewould hewould
would never get out again but carry carryIng curryIng carrylug
Ing between his teeth one end of a rope ropethat rOlletbat ropethat
that bad been dragging from the vessel vesselMcFleld vesselMcfleld vesselMcFleld
McFleld dived passed under the gun gunwale gunwalc gunwale ¬
wale and rose in hue he hatch hatchIt batchIt hatchIt
It was pitch dark and the intnrlor of ofthe otthe ofthe
the vessel essel was full of the floating lloatlngcargo tlontln tlontlncargo floatingcargo
cargo but he kept on steadily Finally Finallyconcluding mUItHyconcluding Finallyconcluding
concluding that he had reached the thecabin thecabin titcabin
cabin he rose and In an instant Instan Ms Mshead II IIhead hihbead
head was flR above water Yet so foci fociwas focIwas foulwas
was the air and so narrow the space spacebetween spacebetween spacebetween
between the water and the ships bot hottorn bottom bottom
tom that he could hardly breathe He Hecould HecoultI Hecould
could see see no one but he heard the theknocking theknocking theknocking
knocking again and andcalled Called I caned cut Then Thencame Theneame Thencame
came voices faint but familiar familiarSwimming famlJlarSwlmmlns familiarSwimming
Swimming in the direction of tht thtsound thtsountl thtsound
sound he found two men braced bracedagainst brncedagainst bracedagainst
against the cabin sides and holding holdingtheir holdingtheir holdingtheir
their heads above water One was n nyoung IIyoung ayoung
young rubber cutter named Mallltz Mallltzthe Mallitzthe llil1ltzthe
the other a native SponlshNlcaraguau SponlshNlcaraguauculled SpanlshNk r guau guauCtlJed
culled Obando Both were panic panicstricken pltDlcstrlrken pealestricken
stricken and McFleld cFleld was obliged to tothreaten tothreaten tothreaten
threaten them with instant death itthey ii iithey Uthey
they did not obey him He fastened fastenedthe fastenedthe fastenedthe
the rope round Mallltz and gave the thesignal theIlgnaJ thesignal
signal to pull McFleld dived into the thewater theater thewater
water ater along with his man In his hisfright hi hifright hisfright
fright Malllte entangled himself in the thehatchway thebatchway thehatchway
hatchway and precious time was lost lostIn lostIn lostin
In freeing him When they reachedtho reached reachedthe reachedthe
the surface Mallltz MnIlltz was unconscious unconsciousand unconsciousand unconsciousanti
and McFleld more dead than alive aliveThey aUTeThey aliveThey
They pulled Mallltz aboard but Me MeField McField rc rcField
Field would not follow As soon as asthe nsthe asthe
the rope was free he h took it in his histeeth histeeth histeeth
teeth and went under found the batch batchnnd hatchand batchand
and entered the cabin Obando was al almost nlmost atmost ¬
most uncontrollable with fear and ex exhaustion exhaustlon exhaustlon ¬
haustlon but McFleld finally secured securedhim seouredhim securedhim
him with the rope and gave the signal signalto signalto signalto
to pull up This time the th trip was wasmade wasmale wasmade
made without accident and both men menwere menwere menwere
were drawn on board All the men menwere menwero menwere
were saved savedThe StlooI savedThe
I The United States Stn es Government Governmentawarded GoerumentawnrtIe Governmentawarded
awarded Mei McFleld 1eld a medal and 50 in ingold I Iold ingold
gold old and the Ituyal Humane Society of ofGreat ofGreat ofGreat
Great Britain gave him a silver medal medalDesert medlilDuert medalDesert
Desert HI His Death TrapJ Trap TrapJ rrapJ
J P Fay has returned to San Ber Bernardino Bernardino Bernardino ¬
nardino Cal Ca from a trip across aero s theColorado the theColorado
Colorado with news of the death of J JA JA JA
A Adams Deputy CoUnty Co nty Surveyor of ofSan ofSan ofSan
San Bernardino BerDft lno County CfJl1n and a grand grandson grandson grandson ¬
son of John Brown Abolitionist AtolitioutetWe AbolltfonlstWe Abolitionist1Ve
We were out on the desert prospect prospecting pr08pectIn prospectIng ¬
ing In for gold said Mr Fay An In Indian Incllan Intitan ¬
titan whom we had employed to show showus showU8 showus
us where to find water on the desert desertcaught tIesertctlught desertcaught
caught his foot in the stirrup while whilemounting whilemounting whilemounting
mounting Ids horse nnd fell on his hisback hisbad hisback
back The fhf horse started to run drag dragging c1mgglng dragging ¬
ging glng the Indian by one one foot footAs foottts footAs
As the ground WitS covered by byjagged byjagged byjagged
jagged rocks ro J8 the Indian would have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been killed had not Mr Ir Adams run up upand UllnntI upand
and seized the horse by the bit The Theanimal Theanimal Theanimal
animal wild IJe with fright reared and andplunged nntlplungel1 andplunged
plunged Mr Ir Adams was twice twicethrown twicethrown twicethrown
thrown upon the rocks and once the thehorses thoborscs thehorses
horses hoof struck him hut ho still stillgripped stillgripped stillgripped
gripped the hit bit until my companions companionsand comptlnl companionsand ns nsantI
and I succeeded in releasing the Indian IndtanArter IndianAfter
After all the danger was over overAdams oerAdlltnl overAdams
Adams lat down upon a rock and be began began begsn ¬
gan gsn laughing and when asked If he hewas hewas hewas
was hurt replied Oh no Im only a alittle 3Jlttle alittle
little tired but I guess goes you will have to tohelp tohelp tohelp
help me set this thl arm armWe armWe armWe
We then started for Yuma Adams Adamariding Adamsriding clam clamrkJlng
riding some twentyfive miles that af afternoon afternoon afternoon ¬
ternoon and never once complaining complainingthough complainingthough complainingthough
though we could see by his drawn features feat features teaturtI ¬
ures that be was suffering intense pain painAt painAt painAt
At d lk k we camped for the night nightand nigbtand IIglltand
and within an hour the man was deli delirious dellrioul delinone ¬
rious none and raving like a maniac Some Sometime Sometime Sometime
time during the night he left camp As Assoon AsSOOD Assoon
soon as we discovered that he had gone gonewe gOJJewe gore gorewe
we made every effort to find tIne him bUt bfltcould bUtcoulc1 butcould
could not do much until daylight when whenwe whenwe vhenWe
we found big tracks In the sand sandWe sandWtt aud audW
Wtt We W followed the tracks all that dayand day dayand cIajand
and until about 0 oclock the next day daywhen daywhen Jaywhen
when we came to a bard rocky place placear placeat placeat
at the foot of some rock hills Here Herewe Heree Herewe
we e lost the trail and try as we mightwe might mightwe mightwe
we could not find neI It again againFor IalnFor againFor
For thre three days we searched the thehills thehills thehills
hills but not a trace of the man could couldw couldwe I Iwe
w we discover though we well knew knewthat knewtbat knewthat
that somewhere within a radius of oftweuty oftwenty oftwenty
twenty or thirty miles lay the body IJOc1 of ofone ofone ofone
one of the bravest men that ever lost lostbie 1011thIs loatTils
hIs bie life In that great death trap traItthe traIttheColorado traptheColorado the theColorado
Colorado D Dt DtAdfe Dbssrt DbssrtAdventure > cert certAdventure
Adfe Adventure ture With ICattloinabtf ICattloinabtfFred natt1olnakuVrM nattleanahesFred
Fred Harris an express e rell messenger messengeren
en on the Illinois Central had an oxp oxpHence cxpe experience
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Hence which wJa h he does not care to re repeat repeat repeat ¬
peat K ifs was as on trainNo train No 22 and just jnatafter justafter I Itel
after tel leaving tU CentraNa Centra 11ft Ill settled settledback Httlcdback settledback
back into his chair hAIl and dropped droPJI into a adose aJoZ adose
dose JoZ > He H was awakened akentd shortly by a atickling atlcldln atickling
tickling tlcldln under his hl chin and Ad drowsily drowsilyopened drow8f1optnpd drowsilyopened
opened JIll hl eye eyes to discovered cllIro tred the toils eoffeof eo toilsof 8 8of
of an enormous snake lying across bra hJtbreast brabreast I
breast itt restless refiJ head waving wviD under ndwrhlfl nnd nndhi underhis
his hi chin hiD It in hardly necessary td tdstate t ttate tostate
state tate that Mr Harris made all former formerrecords fOrmtfrcordlll formerrecords
records for to Instantaneous and lightning JlIMoing1I0el lightningmoves
move in that car look like six counterfelt counter counterfrit rountertplt
felt nickel lie also nl o awoke to the fact factthat foettbat tactthat
that while one make in I bad several are arewoi areW01 areworse
worse woi > e in n a geometrical etr1el l proportion and andhe andht andhe
he was peon OGO alt 0 a pile of baggage bAIt 81Sr surveying 81Srvlng ur urraring
raring a den D of t rattlesnakes The Th rep reptllen lP1tUet reptiles
tiles were flrl a CBWbrnment from rom Tampa TainpaFla Tampatie ramlJAJ14
tie to Chirac n and lid > d had 11 < 111 mart mlft their theirescape tIe theirescape It Itfupe
escape < vhll hllf > Mr Harris slf slew slewIt Ipl IplI > t tIt > =
I It takes takEt the coc onsrnt rnt 1 lil o of 00000 00000people G GO000people OOO OOOpeople
people to make match for the world worltlT
T
Are We e a Homeless People PeopleBy
By Ada C Sweet SweetPUZZLE SweetPUZZLE SweetPUZZLE
PUZZLE to me Is why so many American women find them themselves UleroHlv them themselves ¬
selves Hlv useless at ho1pso home so useless so uninterested that they theycan theycan theycan
can spend time and money Inonoy In Europeleaving Europe leavlng their husbands husbandsto
v to drift about In hotels and clubs or to live in their gloomyhalf gloomy gloomyhalf gloomybalf
half shut houses attended by servaqts scnalts and without anything anythingwhich nnytblngwblch anythingwhich
which makes of n house a home Here on this side of the theocean thoocean thev
ocean something like Ilk 0 the same problem as to women con conV conv confronts
v t v V fronts one The city streets shops and offices its afternoon afternoonconcert afternoonconcert
1 concert halls nnd theatres its parks and gardens are filledwith filled filledt filledwith
wlt with women and oue one cannot observe these throngs of ofYvVS orfemininity ofVS
t r Mr
YvVS VS femininity long without wlt out seeing that with most of them thc tho thothought theQ
9 thought of home is riot not dominant dominantIn dominantIn dominantIn
In hotels nnd nun boarding houses are meek or harried looking mon wl wtyh u wives wivesof wiresor wivesof
of varying style and intelligence Always It Is the woman who gives up Ul thehome the thehome thehome
home home for the hotel I never heard of a man with u wife or a family who whowanted whowanted whowanted
wanted to live with them outside of a home homeI
I wonder wondcrff if women realize what they are giving up when they give up their theirprivilege theirprlvfJcgc theirprivilege
privilege gift gift and occupation of homemaking It seems to me a selling of a abirthright abirthright J Jbirthright
birthright of incalculable incalculai le value the trading of home for hotel of care protec protection protection protecthou ¬
tion and love for the chances and changes of foreign travel or the dlscflm dlscflmforts msc discOOmforts m mtorts
forts of hotel life A mess of pottage indeed does the woman got when also shomakes Ihomakes alsomakes
makes this bargain with the superficial goddess of fashion and caprice ca rlc whoserule whose whoserule whoserule
rule Is so hard unlovely and unsatisfying unsatisfyingBy un unsatisfyingSfL sa Usfylng UsfylngFor
UsfylngR
SfL R 4 4For
For Advice Go to toThose toThose
Those Who Have L Last LastBy st stBy
By Hartley Davis DavisS
S a matter of cold fact the only persons who arc competent to togive toglvc togive
give good ath advice ice on how to succeed are those who have tried triedand triedA TIedA
and failed It is easier to discover the weaknesses weakne ss e8 of the fail failures fanures fallures ¬
ures than the strength of the th > successes and to profit pr Ot by them themI
A I never read advice given by a man who had gained great greatwealth grentwenJth greatwealth
wealth or high position without the feeling that he was keep keeping JccpIng keepIng ¬
ing something from me And he was not with Intent but slm slmply slmply slmply
ply because he could not explain Every human being whoCvalksi who whowalks whowalklulJong
walks walklulJong along with seven ven league boots toward his goal is able to todo todo todo
do so by reason of some intangible quality in his personality porsonalltythat that Is the real realnan realraan realman
nan He may show others the way but lacking his strength and skill and andcourage andcourage andcourage
courage they must crawl laboriously to the summit and stumble Ingloriously Inglorlouslydown Ingloriouslydown ingloriouslydown
down to the valley while Whll the successful man strides along from mountain top topto topto topto
to mountain top The big man cannot even tell how he climbed to the first firstheight firstbelght firstheight
height He leaped over obstacles that would ouJd block the weaker brother brotherscarcely brotherscorcEly brotherscarcely
scarcely recognizing that they were in his pathBut path k I
But he who tried and failed knows every barrier every pitfall consciously consciouslyor
or unconsciously usually without realizing It In his eagerness to excuse him himself himself himself
self he makes plain the reason why he could not gain his end nd He understands understandsweakness understandsweakness understandsweakness
weakness and can sympathize with It It Tho strong man who wins can do doneither doneltb doneither
neither neitherOne neltb neitherOne r rOne
One has to lay his own course and follow It to get anywhere anywhere Most advice adviceand adviceand adviceand
and sermons are acceptable when they appeal to ones vanity It Is a virtue to toencourage tocnrourage toencourage
encourage people to give glv good advice nothing makes them so happy as to explain ex explain expJaln ¬
plain bow they did It nnd how they think others can accomplish as much To Toask Toask Toask
ask for advice shows a true altruistic spirit But one is not likely to go far by
following It ItHistory
rtt rttHistory
History Teac Teaches es Us A All AlltG I ItoComprebend
Comprehend tG the Present PresentBy
By Richard Le Galllonne GalllonneERHAPS Gallicnneii GallienneERHAPS
ii ERHAPS of all studies the study stu y of the first Importance to an anaverage anIa anaverage
Ia + fJI average citizen Is the study of history The reading of history historyI
I u II Js a sort of ofmental mental travel Just as a man Who has seen no noother DOother
1 other country but his own Is apt to be provincial in his Ideas Ideasunintelllgently IdeasunlnteJUgently
0 unintelllgently patriotic and Intolerant of the foreigner foreignerD
D 5 be k ° uns has never met metso so the man who knows no history Is Islimited islimited
000 uu < >
limited in his perspective and comprehends as little tho thomeaning thomeanlns themeaning
meaning of the contemporary history forming every moment around him himns himas himas
as a peasant does the Issue of a Presidential election We read history not so somuch 80much somuch
much to be Informed about the past as to tounderstanl1 understand the present We will willof wflJot willof
of course begin with the history of our own nation and we shall have gone gonebut gonebut gonebut
but a little way In that without coming to see how that study necessitates our ourreading ourrending ourreading
reading the history of other nations so complex compl x Is the process of historic evo evolution eolutlon evolutlon ¬
lutlon so indissolubly related Is one nation to another in spite of international internationalJealousies InternntlonnlJenlousles internationaljealousies
Jealousies and cruel wars Warsl Our national pride may not be abated by this sur survey surny survey ¬
vey but it will wfJ be the more Intelligently supported and we shall have come to torealize torcallze torealize
realize at least that though we are undoubtedly the greatest nation on the theearth theearth theearth
earth we are not the only one oneApart onoApart oneApart
Apart from this general gain In mental expnslveness into what fascinat fascinating tnsclnatIng faselnatlag ¬
ing byways of human experience will the study of history lead one So much muchhas muchhas muchhas
has been done in this world so many lives so richly and bravely lived that we weknow weknow weknow
know nothing of until we take up some old history and find flnla a mere mel nqnie turn turning turnIng turnhag ¬
ing to a living man or woman working loving fighting Just as wo maybe maybeare mayboare maybeare
are doing and the spectacle brings one a curious curouslnsphatJon Inspiration and comfort comfortwhile comfortwhile comfortwhile
while it deepens and broadens our humanity a as 1 no other study can so well I do doas doas 10 10as
as the study of history historyBy historyReclaiming
J V VReclaiming
Reclaiming the theArid
Arid Southwest SouthwestBy
By Robert M Barker BarkerAAAIAIAA Barkerm Barker4M
AAAIAIAA u 4M NDOUBTEDLY tie > greatest system in the arid Southwest Is In InCxiV InU inthe
m CxiV T n < 355 the Pecos Valley of Southeastern New Mexico where over overl
l U I J 4000000 has been expended expend ell by private enterprise during the they thelast
y V U J < > last twelve years In turning aside the waters of the Pecos PecosHI PecosRiver
4 5 444 > River HI and making a wonderfully exuberant garden of ot the valley
famed In song and story as the former ormer retreat of the most mo des desperate desperate desperate ¬
perate train robbers robb rs cattle thieves tIlle e8 and other outlaws that the West has ever
known In this valley which blch Is 120 miles long two enormous reservoirs Mc ¬
Millan Lake and Lake Avalon A Ion have ha e been made by the erection of dams carried carriedacross t carriedacross rrled rrledacross
across the river just north of Carlsbad One of these Is 1140 feet over the top
I and completely fills till a notch worn by tho river through a bed of solid limestone
McMillan Mc IfUan Lake Is thirteen mllos long and Contains < < enough Water to supply
the entire lower valley lUcy white whll Lake Lal < < > Avalon Is half as large larg There are now nowavailable nowvallabJe nowavailable
available for cultivation over 250000 acre acres at which perhaps onefifth is en engaged engaged ¬
gaged Here Irrigation has not only restored lestore a sunbaked alkali plain but It
has ha created several prosperous little settlements and has transformed the
towns of Carlsbad and Roswell from uninteresting and shadeless gambling
holes Into attractive and ani lively small cities cJt each O eb with a wealth of fine tin trees
hedges and other physical attributes of the tbtwellordered wellordered New England com coinmunlty community community
munity munityA
r 4 4A
A Rockefeller o on Success SuccessBy
I By the Son of Richest Marlin Ma in America AmericaW AmericaI
W T Is a habit of thought in bUttB bU bullaess II JHt1L s that the man who JI0 gets ts the themOlt themost
I T moet money mone i II the most successful but though thot1 h ho may geT geTgreat getgreat
great grt t sums of money honestly hont Y and legitimately 1 > by his own ownTW owneffort
t effort that JUoJe1 mot ey is of no tjul ttl use to him unless he he u uses Jt 1n 1nthe
fi TW l the right way r rind ud It may toft ba a great curse CUr to him and he may
achieve aehl no real success SDe whatever whateverIf
If you believe what Christ Cllr t said of Itt auecM ie 1 1life you must agree a ree that a successful
life s one that has been mad made the mOlt of m t tt the way of doing for others The
highest success II not what one can roalqipUut ln tna Jf 1Ut t bow one can can make milk caVe onts On selfmost self selfmost
most useful Money power and nn place apfVifreuDMtances i mlltaDCe1 more or legit lP 1 useful usefulaccording ulllthtJl1ecoraln usefulaccording
according l1ecoraln to how a man ue uses them themon I r
Vie your our life 110 III to count for illl ma + at t nllc and have the strongest InaueJ1 InaueJ1t Infiuerlee Infiuerleestn
t on stn n others for good gOthat that Is success ucC Wlutt good we have done will be what whatwe whAtWe whatwe
we We will see when we come to taco aca the result re ult of om lives live at death and that thatwHi tbntwill thatatilt
will S Se < the way we will measure our success Jn life lifeThe lifeThe
The fbE > man who has Impressed another Ufet lit life for good So or bas helped htlp helped J d another to toresist toI toresist
I resist temptation and to turn from evil eTUto to gWfl g OO will be a great success In the theeye thele theeyes
eye le eyes of Jc Jesus u Christ and in the estimation of Very ery thinking man
UNITED AGAINST SCHEMERS SCHEMERSf SCHEMEPISTheo
f Theo IICIQ Merchant llerebnnt Will AdtertUa Only In tnNew InlIi inNewspapers
Newspapers New lIi twtJaperfi i > aper In the Future rutureThe FutureTho Futurefho
The merelintts luercliatitB ll e Ilt nts and business men of ofScottdalo otScothJalo ofSeottdalo
Scottdalo Pa have hn n formed an asso association 3160elation assoelation ¬
elation against ngnln t all fake advertising advertisingHereafter I1clcrtlsll1SHeltaftu advertisingHereafter
Hereafter th tha th9 will place their adverUsing adver advertising advertising ¬
tising money ipito 1 jto o tjia the one dally dft l1y and andtwo Rndtwo andtwo
two weekly ntwapapdra nsi ugpapM s published in inthe 1nthe Inthe
the town They hate lt unanimously unanimouslyIndorsed unnnimouslyIndorsed unanimouslyindorsed
Indorsed the newspitner n W8pUlUJlU as being the thobeet tbobeoet thebeet
beet medium of advertising ndvor slng and the theonly theonly theonly
only one that proves satisfactory at all alltimes aUtimes alltimes
times timesThe times1ho timesThe
The local merchants had become becomedisgusted bOcomcdisgusted bOcomedisgusted
disgusted at the frequent Instances In Inwhich Inwhlcb inwhich
which they were talked or virtually virtuallyforced virtuallyforced lrt 11Y 11Yforced
forced Into advertising schemes which whichturned whtchturned wht h hturned
turned out worthlessOhureh worthless worthlessChurch WorthlessO
Church O ulch programs and programs progr 1D1s for forlocal torlocal forlocal
local entertainments are also under the theban theban theban
ban as many of o th UIA merchants com complain com111aln coinplain ¬
plain that with every entertainment entertainmentgiven ontertnlnmlntgiven entertainmentgiven
given where there Is an tn excuse for forpublishing fOlllUbllshln forIIubllshing
publishing a program they th y are solicited solicitedfor solicitedfot solicitedfor
for an advertisement advertisementSome adllUSementS01110 advertisementSore
Some of the th merchants asserted that thatthey tbattbey thatthey
they have spent from 100 to 300 a ayear ayeaI ayear
year in schemes which were wholly whollywithout whollywithout vhoUywlt
without wlt out any return as advertising nnd nndwhich nndwhich andwhich
which cut them down just that much muchIn muchIn muchIn
In their newspaper advertising advertisingWISE ndvertlsln ndvertlslnWISE advertisingWISE
WISE WORDS WORDSThere WORDSlbere WORDSThere
There arc not many letters In good goodby goodby goodby
by but how many tears tearsHoney tenrsHonoy tearsHoney
Honey fed by an enemy were more morebitter moreblttorthan moreblitorthan
bitter blttorthan than aloes from a friend friendCondemnation friendCondemnation friendCondemnation
Condemnation is A cloak with which whichdisappointment wblchtIIsI111poinhuent whichdisappointment
disappointment covers a 1 bruise bruiseThe bruIselhe bruiseThe
The friendship that will survive sev several sovO1al ccvoral ¬
oral unpaid loans is a holy thing thingMarriage thingMl1rrlqgo thingMarringe
Marriage Is s never no er a failure while whilethe whilethe whilethe
the relationship Itself Is respected rospoctedThere rospoctcclThore respectedThere
There are many new things under the thesun thosun thesun
sun to these th980lgnorant Ignorant of oCtile the old ones onesThe onc oncThe onesThe
The man who never committed a fol folly folly folly ¬
ly novel will achieve greatnessrhe greatness ho has hasyet hasyet hasyet
yet to live liveVery liveVery liveVery
Very revengeful things have beau beauwritten lie beenwritten en enwritten
written with a 1 gold pen and In sym sympathetic SrUtlatbetlc sympathetic ¬
pathetic Ink fairTell InkTell Ink1ell
Tell no secrets to a stranger for it ithas ItIIRS ithas
has been said ones friends arc scarcely scarcelysafo scnrcolysafo scarcelysafe
safo with them themWe themWo themWe
We are always waiting for oppor opportunity OfJportunlty opportunity ¬
tunity When it comes we lot it pass passby I passby SS SSby
by with a doubting glance It seldom seldomreturns sclc10mreturns seldomreturns
returns
I fGenerosity IGenerosIty iGenerosity
Generosity Is a beautiful quality huf hufthere b bthoro but butthere
there arc too many who appear gener geuerous generous gnerous ¬
ous who are merely calculating upon uponreturns uponretl1 uponreturnsPhiladelphia
returns retl1 returnsPhiladelphia sPhlladolpbln Philadelphia Record RecordTlie nl RecordThe cord cordThe
The 3tldfhlpm I1l1dblpman n of ToDay ToDayThe ToDn ToDnThe ToDayThu
The midshipman who presents him himself Jllmself himself ¬
self to most of us has n flavor of Mar Marryuts MarIJUt8 Marryats
ryuts Immortal creation of Mrt 111 Easy EasyIn l EasyIn asy asyIn
In Irish ports where wh le Mr It Midshipman MidshipmanKasy Mll1sltlplUatJl MidshipmanEasy
Easy l < Is not so familiar a sight MS in inEngland InEngland inBnglaud
England om coming Nelsons have havasometimes luwo80meUmCIi havesometimes
sometimes a little difficulty ib preserv preserving preservJng preaervIng ¬
ing their gravity A boat b at comes to the thestairs thestairs thestairs
stairs of a pier The middy In n charge chargeIs chargIs
Is possibly more vigorously got ot up upthan ufJthan upthan
than usual to impress the natives natlvesol natlvesoltbl of ofthe orthe
the savage land Biddy Is looklog at athim nthim athim
him Ho mister sailor will yc y sell sellthat sellthat sellthat
that cholld In bow Way Waynuff WaynuffForward nuff nuffForward J1utr1orw8rO
Forward there Clear the stairs Lib Liberty 1lberty Liberty ¬
erty men to land So halls young Nol Nelson Nolson Nehson ¬
son but Biddy will not let him have hstvothe Motho havethe
the dignity of his position Hand mo moup 100up maup
up that prltty boy wid the roses in his hischecks hisehlXlsUs hischeckstis
ehlXlsUs checks tis him I want to kiss And Andme Andme AndmeMiss
me meMiss Miss lIs8 Kate Macartney attindiut of ofthis oftbls ofthis
this pier pic since George the Fourth Io iltb was wasKing WllRKlngl wasKing
King You wont kiss me boy bo Then Thenyou Thenou hen henyou
you ou shall not notlanlJ land Midshipman n Hod Hodiiey noc nocney Itotluey
iiey Nelson Campcrdown has to sub submit submit submit ¬
mit to sights of this kind It is on rec record rceorc1 record ¬
ord that one of the good oocl breed which whichmakes whichmakes whichsnakes
makes our admirals was ouce carried carriedalong CI111Ipdalong carriedalong
along the decks of a flagship under 111 Ol the thearms thearms thearms
arms of a ucgrcss who wished to com complain complain cornplain
plain to the captain that this disgrace disgraceful dllllfrRCCful disgraceful ¬
ful boy bOJllad had not paid his washing billNavy bill billNavy 11I 11INavy
Navy and Army ArmyThe Alm AlmThe ArmyThe
The IMntltiR lrlntln or Bible milesTime BibleThe IUblnJhe
The printing of the Bible I Is the mo most 1UOIttrlctfy mosttrictly t ttrlctly
trlctly guarded work in existence exltencen exltencenbet existencenfact n nfact
fact which appears strange until uutll1eftact uutllwe uutllwereflect we wereflect
reflect on the mischief an inaccurate inaccurateBible InaccurateBlbl inaccurateBible
Bible Blbl might bring about The kings kingsprinters itlng itlngIlrhltclS kingsprinters
printers and tho two universities of ofOxford orOxford ofOxford
Oxford and Cambridge Oam lfdge give Il to the theworld thewOlld theworld
world all the Bibles Bl les printed In lutllI the United Uni United Unlted ¬
ted Kingdom except some printed by byspecial byspecial byspecial
special license A feV years YC l8 ago the tlioquestion tl1 tl1question thequestion
question arose Q1 SO whether the word wordspirit wordspirit ord ordspirit
spirit In Matthew lv 1 and Mark I
12 1 should have a capital c pltal S S It have having haveIng haylug ¬
ing been previously printed with a asmall nl1111aU asmall
small one and although the word was wasobviously WitSo wasobviously
obviously o vloulily wrongly printed It was not notuntil notI notuntil
I until after the ruling powers POV lS at the theuniversities theunlversltles theuniversities
universities and the kings printers had hadmet b11met hadmet
met In solemn council that leave was wasgiven wosglvon wasgiven
given to use the capital letter Noth Notiilag Nothing OUI OUIIng ¬
ing sanctioned by authority In 1011 10Umay 1011mllY 1011may
may be changed chnng d without creating crofttiugsomething cr creatingsomething tllJ tllJsomothlng
something akin to revolution 1e 0luUon In the theplaces th thplaces theplacos
places where Wh8 e Bibles are ptfhtod rir tccJJI tccJJIerlJoo Liv Liverpool LIverpool ¬
erpool erlJoo Poet PostThe PoetThe lOitrJle
Dtoodlound DtoodloundBloodbouuds
The Gentle Bloodhound BloodhoundBloodhounds DtoodhoundlootIhoul1c1s
Bloodhounds notwithstanding that n nclub 11club aclub
club was established 111 America 1 Have Havenot nve nvenot
not not caught on In public favor truer truerIB There Thereis rherIs
Is probably prolJllblYl1o no breed whose true char characteristics characterlstrcs characterlstfes ¬
acteristics cure fire less understood a wide widespread wideAprcnd widespread ¬
spread idea lt1 l1 existing exlstfn that this is a fero ferocious turoelous feroclous ¬
cious animal nhnnl for fo which however howeverthere howcvltheri howeverthere
there I Is 1110 riio no justification as the modem modembloodhound mocJC1ubloodhound modernbloodhound
bloodhound is a noble and sensible sensiblecreature eenslblctreatu sensiblecreature
creature treatu e peculiarly sensitive sonsltl to kind kindtreatment kinatr kindtreatment
treatment tr at1Dent There is no breed of dog dogwhose dogwhose dogwhose
whose olfactory organs are developed developedto
to the same degree thus his hi ability to tohunt toh1I1t tohunt
hunt man by the scent of his footsteps footstepsIndeed footstepIndeed footstepsIndeed
Indeed for tracking purnom he stands standspreeminent standspreem standspreeminentOuting
preeminent preem preeminentOuting preeminentOutingSand I l1entO Outing Outinggnnd It tlng tlngeanel
Sand llre lJreakeu lJreakeuThe ltreshersThe ker kerThe
The White Sands of Southern New NewMexico Net NetItxlro NewMexico
Mexico lie in the San Augustin plain plainand plainand 1111111 1111111Rud
and are a sheet of pure gypsum sixty sixtymiles sixtymllcs sixtymllee
miles long and five to twenty brand brandThe bro broadThe I1 I1Tbe
The white sand of gypsum g IIsum rolled rolledby rnlledby raisedby
by the wind whullOStmbls resembles a Hue ha of break breakers bren brencn breakcrs ¬
ers in the distance al tance
l
LIVE NE NEWS YS OF THEDID THE THEOLD TII1aOLD
OLD DOMINIONLitest DOMINION
r rLatest
Latest Happenings IJPp ings Gleaned From Alt Altvcr MIgvcr U UQcr
Qcr vcr the StateTitS State StateTHE StateT1
T1 THE 13 NEW VIRGINIA CONSTITUTION CONSTITUTIONPoliceman CONSTITUTJONjPolice CONTl JTIONI JTIONIPoliceman
Policeman Police maD Killed la a Duel DuelTwo Two ThousandMen Thousand ThousandMen TOUBall l
Men Are Now on Strike In tfortollf tfortollfCol No i1oriolkCal folf r
Col Baker Fined for or Not Attending AttendingCourt Atfeodlag AtfeodlagCourtpresident i iCourtPresident
Court CourtPresident President of King College CollegeDeall CollegeDealbof DcalB DcalBof J
of Judge Charles Grattan araltanJudgc GrattanJudge I i iJudge
Judge Charles Ch rles Grattan died of heartdisease heart heartdisease hea headIsease
disease at atluis his home in Staunton in 111 hit liftti9th hit6gth Ill Ill6gthycnr i ifpghaut
6gth 6gthycnr year Deceased was born in Rock RockI
I 1 ijighani Il1gh311 county Va and belonged to tothe tothe toThe
the distinguished urattan laraCtan riHt3n family of olScotchIrish ofScotchIrish ofScotchIrish
ScotchIrish stock When hcwa hc watt wa 22 23years 22yearsOlcl 22years
years yearsOlcl old he was elected to the VlrginlaLegislature Virginia VirginiaLegislature
Legislature and served in that body bO di un until antil tn II J
til the beginning of the war between the theStates u t iJ s sStates
States He served in the war war first as asprivate asprivate Ii
private llr ate and afterward as an officer Af After A A1er After ¬
ter the war he began the practice of law lawin lawin lawin
in Staunton and was el elected elc ted Judge ofthe of ofthe ofthe
the Hustings Court in I 18 1887 and contin continued con continued tin ¬ lj I Iued
ued to t tb hold that office ffice until untilt9QI tot IQOI He issurvived is issurvived islT
survived lT cd by his widow and five daugh daughters daughters daughters ¬
ters Mrs Gilmerc Weston West Oil Radford
Va Mrs S B Stover Lamaure coun county county county ¬
ty North Dakota Mrs Irs Mary G Ste Steter SteTphenson Stephenson
phenson Atlanta ua ha Mrs W L Olirer Oli Olier
ter er Jr and Miss Virginia Grattan GrattanStaunton GraltlnSt1I1ton GrattanStaunton
Staunton StauntonThe St1I1tonThe StauntonThe
The indications now are that the Vir Virginia Virsinia Virginia ¬
ginia Constitutional Convention may maypossibly mayJDMibly maypossibly
possibly be kept alive for some time timeThe timl111e timethe
The Meredith resolution having this thisobject thisobject thisobject
object in in view view will be bethe the first matter to tocome tocome toCaine
come up when the convention reassem reassembles reasSCmbles reassembles ¬
bles this week The ncgroej of Rich Richmond Richmond Richmond ¬
mond and vicinity have started a move movement move11ent movement ¬
ment to test the validity of the new in instrument instrument e est
strument st urnent A fund has already been beenraised beenraised beenraised
raised for this object and it isciaimed isciaimedthat Is claimed claimedthat cIaimedthat
that as much money is as necessary can be becollected becolJe Rr Rrcolle
colJe collected ted ExPresident of the Supreme SupremeCourt
Court Lewis Hon John S Wise of ofIsew ofew ofr
Isew r ew York exSenator exS nator Thurston of Nc Iicbraska Ncbraska c cbraika
braska and it may be other men 01 ofnational pi pinational 011Qtlonal
national reputation it is asserted will willbe wiIIbe willbe
be employed in this case caseThe caseThe caseThe
The plan to establish a Baptist Acad Academy Academ Acadetny ¬
emy em at a Newport News as IS a feeder to toRichmond toRichl110nd toRichmond
Richmond College materialized when a aboard iI iIboard aboard
board of managers was organized with withGeorge withGeorge withGeorge
George B West the founder as presi president president president ¬
dent He has pivcn the institution too 100valuable JOOvaluable toovaluable
valuable lots The other officers Jfficersare JfficersareMarls are areMaryus arellaryus
Marls Jones secretary W E Barrett Barretttreasurer Barretttreasurer Barretttreasurer
treasurer and H L L Schmelz Hamp Hampton Hampton Hampton ¬
ton auditor Dr Boatwright president presidentS presidentQl
Ql Richmond College and Dr W E Earhcr EIta EFlacher
S Ita Flacher arhcr ber of Richmond were present at atthe 111the atthe
the meeting There is now on hand handg8oo
4800 from the sale of lots Professor ProfessorLignon FrofessofLignon ProfessoLignon
Lignon of Georgia will be principal principalA
A special from Bristol Tenn to the theRoanoke theRoanoke P PRoanoke
Roanoke Times says News of a fatal fatalduel fataIduel fatalduel
duel between James Ellis a policeman policemanin policemal1in
in the town of o Elk Park N C and andWilliam andWilliam t tWilliam
William Winters a mountaineer has hasreached hasl9aeh hasr
reached l9aeh r acln d here The men fought with withpistols withInstols withPistols
pistols and fired fiFed several shots Ellis was waskilled waskilled waskilled
killed While Winters was severely if not
fatally latall wounded Winters was able to toride toride toride
ride unaided to a physician across the themountain themountain i b bmountain
mountain from the ncene of the cheat tlionting cheating hent henting
ing Winters had a grudge against the theofficer theofficrr theofficer i ifor
officer officer who 4iad formerly arrested him himfor himfor
for disorderly conduct and handled handl < < d him himroughly himroughly himroughly
roughly so Winters charges chargesThere chargesThere chargesThere
There is no material change in the thistrike thestrike thtstrike
strike situation About 2000 men art artnow arCItOW artnow
now idle idle The greatest annoyance ii ficaused iicaused i icaused
caused b by the strike of carpenters aj ajwork aiwork atwork
work on over 300 houses in course o oerection 0ttcction a aerection +
erection General Organizer Odell ot otthe o oItlC othe
the Carpenters and nd Joiners J olncrs Union wai waiin walin waiin
in the city < ity endeavoring to adjust the dif differences difference differenccs ¬
ferences ference He advised all carpenters c rpenters td tdrefrain tdrefrain tdrefrain
refrain from work and asserts that hi hiDrganization llil llilrganizatioll j jarganizatiot
Drganization > is amply able to pay bent bcnefits beneJfits bentfits
fits for to years ears Unless a speedy settle settletucnt settlement settlemeat
meat is made it is highly probable tha thaa thata
a sympathetic strike will be the result resultCol resultCo resultCal
Cal Harry II Baker was fined 25 it itthe it itthc ittune
the Circuit Court at Winchester bj b bJudge
Judge T W Harrison Harri on for or contempt ocourt o ocourt 0ourt
court ourt in not answering a summons as Iwitneu 1 1witness ywitness
witness in a case on trial tria Colonel Bakers Ba Bakers Bakers ¬
kers excuse was that he was called calledfrom calle callefrom cartedfrom
from town 01 an important business en engagement cnasement engagement ¬
gagement and had expected to return returnin return returnIn
in time tim for court courtThomas tounThomas courtThomas
Thomas D Ranson William A An Anderson Anderson Anderson ¬
derson and George Perkins commis commissioners cOlUmissioners commissioners ¬
sioners sold at public auction at Staun Staunton Staunton Staunton ¬
ton the Guy Run estate lying in Augus Augusta ¬
ta and Rockingham counties contain containing containing containing ¬
ing 1735 acres or a zS square miles ol ofmineral olmineral oimineral
mineral land to William Gordon Fel Fellers Feller Fellets ¬
lets ler a New York capitalist capitalistJohn capitalisthn capitalistJohn
John hn Ott Otto of Spottswood died from frombeing fronlbein frombeing
being bein kicked by a hdrse last week He Hevvas H HVas Hewas
Vas a ion of Enos Ott and 28 years old oldJ oldR 4 4J
J R Horsley Honl y private secretary to toCongressman toCongressman toCongressman >
Congressman Food Flood was in Staunton Stauntonntcrviewing Stauntonnteriewing Stauntonnterviewing
ntcrviewing the farmers to ascertain ascertainihcif ascertainhcif ascertainlhei
ihcif lhei views with reference to the estabhsthtng estab establishing eatwlislung ¬
lishing hsthtng a rural free delivery in the thecounty thecounty thecounty
county countyFire countyFire l
Fire totally destroyed the Newport NewportNews NewportNews NewportNews
News Knitting Mill ofcned by Revcrdy RevcrdyStewart ReverpyStewart ReveriiyStewart
Stewart the lots loa amounting to about aboutS1oooo
S1oooo 10000 including machinery Time 34th 34thstreet 34thtreet p pStreet
street viaduct was in serious danger but butwas butVas butwas
was saved with sligtt damage The Thefire Thefire Thefire
fire originated from the th overturning of ofa ofa ofa
a candle A squad of sailors from the thecruiser thecmiser thecruiser
cruiser Vineta was dispatched dipAf hed to the thescene thescene thescene
scene and offered the thor r assistance a but it itwas itwas itwas
was not needed neededThe ncededThe neededThe
The handsome new Methodist Church Churchat
at Chiltons in Westmoreland county countywill countywill countywill
will be dedicated on the second Sunday Sundayin
in July by Bishop A W Wilson of ofBaltimore ofBaltimore ofBaltimore
Baltimore BaltimoreJudge BaltimoreJude BaltimoreJudge
Judge J M Mullen of the Corpora Corporation
I tion Court of Petersburg granted a aBounty acharter
I charter to the ExSlave Mutual Relief ReHelBounty ReliefBounty
Bounty and Pension Association of the theUflited theUnhed theUnited
United States SuitesDr StatesDr StatesDr
Dr GcoJ Gee J Ramsey editor for the themond theJohnson I IJohnson
Johnson Publishing Company of Rich Richmond Riebmond
mond wars was elected president of ofCollege IOP1r IOP1rCol1 ILIAgCollege
College Col1 ge in Bristol He Hcha has aecopted accept acceptversity I vted vtedDr f fDr
Dr Ramley Ramsey i is n graduate or the Uni Unicrsity f fversity
versity of Virginia VirginiaAt VirginiaAt
At Stafford Courthouse a petition was wasfiled wasfiled wasfiled
filed for an election on the question question of ofsubscribing ofsubteri i isubscribing
subscribing subteri ing to the stock of the Fredericksburg Freder Frederickiburg Fredericksburg
icksburg and Rappahannoek Rappahannock Railway RailwayCompany RailwayCompany RailwayCompany
Company Rappahannock and Culpep Culpeper
er counties have each already voted voted5o oted
5o 50000 eootoward toward this thi enterprise enterpriseTwo enterprieTwo enterpriseTwo
Two ttiotwanU and more Volts of elec electricity electriclty electricity ¬
tricity w were r pasted through the body of ofWilliam 01WUtiam ofWitham
William Johnson an he stood tood on top of ofa ofII ofa
a Bay Snore ore Terminal car in Norfolk Norfolkrepairing NorfolklcJlainn Norfolkrepairing
repairing wires and he was instantlykilled instantly instantlyW instantfykillrd
killed killrdW killedW
W M Jones qualified as mayor ol olPetersburg alPelersburg ofPetersburg
Petersburg He will enter upon his hisJnliir hi hilntifll hisunties
unties Jnliir ffn Jttlv Jul I
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