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?^ -"EYERYTHiNG FOR EVERYBGDY* ?
IS A SUCCESS.
Fuliy Up to Expactations and Showed
PANIC IN THE SCHOOL ROOM.
Savase Bull Terricr Bitc. Five Scliol
I'i uiiiiiieiil Peopie to
Soon W e d..
(Special Dispatch to Tlie Tl_.es.)
NORFOLK, VA., Sept. 22.?The "United
States torpedo-boat Stoekton. built by the
Trigg Company, of Richmond, arrived here
to-day from her trial trip, which ex
tended from Hampton Roads to Cape
Charles. Vice-President Myers, of tlie
Trigg Company, said the Stoekton fully
?came up to expectations, behaved b_auti-?
fully and was quite sure when calcula
tions were rnade the speed wouid show
twenty-six knots an hour. The Stoekton
eoaled this afternoon and will make an?
other bui!dc-r"s trial trip in Chesapeake
DEATH FOR THE DOG.
Dewitt Eluridge, a citizen. was in court
to-day to show cause why the police
should not kill a bull terrier beionginjr to
him, and which rushed into Pubiic School
buiiding No. 2, Brambleton. biting five
boys and causing great excitement among
the pupils. Four of the five boys who
were bitten by the dog appeared in court.
George O'Kcefe, the fifth, was unable to
appear. The case was adjourned for a
The directors of the Raleigh and Gaston
Railway Company convened in the gen?
erai office of the Seaboard Air Line Rail?
way in Portsmouth. Nothing was given
out for publication, save that routine
business was transacted. Those present
at the meeting were: President Williams,
Treashrer Sharp, Generai Counsel Watts.
J. W. Middendorf, Douglas H. Thomas,
H. A. Parr, XV. H. Bickford, of Balti
imore; Col. Benehan Cameron and "W. C.
Stronach, of Raleigh.
Cards are out announcing the rnarriage
of Miss Helen Moore Todd to Mr. Taze
well Taylor Spratley. Tlie marriage will
take place at Christ Church, Smithfield,
Va., at noon of Oetober :id next.
Miss Todd, one of the belles of Smith?
field, is a daughter of Major Everard
Moore Todd, a gentleman of especial
prominwice in Isle of Wight county, where
his family have lived for more than one
hundred years. Mr. Spratley, now livlng
at Smithfield, was formerly a member of
the firm of Spratley Brothers, Norfolk.
Bride and jrroom to be are related to
several of the most prominent families
in Virginia, and lively interest is felt here
ln the approaching marriage, which many
isociety folks from Norfolk will attend.
Miss Todd is very handsome. and the same
ls 'true of Mr. Spratley. Each has a host
QUEEN OF THE CARNIVAL.
Thousaiuls Anxiously Awaltetl Result
of D.-mvillc Contest,
(Sppei.l Dispntc- to Tlie Times.)
DANVILLE, VA., Sept. 22.?Miss Ellen
Ruflln was elected Queen of the Carnival
io-n*:ght by a vote of over 6,000. Miss
Maggie Graham stood second, and Miss
Empsie Wooding third. The counting of
the ballots was witnessed by thousands
of exeited peopie. The Carnival will open
on Oetober lst_ Preparations have been
very extensive, and the city is in a fever
of excitement over the coming event,
whlnh promises to be the most extensive
thing of th. kind that Danviile has ever
NEW COMMITTEE ORGANIZES.
Newport News Democrats Get Together
and l-iect Offlcers.
(Spneial Dispatch to The Times.)
NEWPORT NEWS, VA.. Sept. 22.?The
new Democratic City Committee to-night
organized by electing L. P. Stearnes party
chairman. There were three contests
which were decided _o as to give the re
orjranlzation forces eight to the six of the
other ?:de, though the committee starts
off very harmonious'y.
PERSONAL AND GENERAL
Xtitcrcstfiig Facts About KichmonrTs
Citix.ns and Other Matters.
Mrs. Oella Kaas has returned from
New York city.
Miss Mabel Mare." left Wednesday for
New York city.
Mr. George I. Ball continues very sick
at his residence, No. 2400 V<nable Street.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. R. Riddick. of Wash?
ington. are visiting in Richmond, their for?
Mrs. Bianch I. Groves is quite sick at
her home. No. 105 West Clay Street, with
Mr. William Patterson, of this city,
was admitted as a patient at the Retreat
for the Sick y sterday.
Mr. C. T. Milier, a patient at the Old
Dominion Hospital, was discharged yes
torday morning. fully recovered.
Mr. P. E. Thomas, who suffered a re
lapse. has ben conilned to his bed for
fliteen days, but is Improving now.
Walter Brown was placed under arrest
yesterday morning on tlie charge of over
driving one of Jamee Sweeney's horses.
Mr. W. J. Gardner has returned from
the soashare. He has been all summer
with tho Seaslde House, at Wilmington.
Mr. Ralph B. Thorpe left the city
Thursday for Blacksburg, Va., to attend
tho V. P. L
Mr..and Mrs. S. A. Grimes, of Ellen
burg, Washington, aro visiting Mr. and
Mrs. Harvey Grimes. of No. 80G West Grace
Anderson Johnson badly mashed his f oot
srJiil? at work mt the Locomotive Works
I.t 12:12 o'cicck ye-t'rd.y. Dr. Flsher fixel
Miss Minnie Osterbind lert yesterday
j for Ann Arbor, to "enter the Michigah
* University for a four-year course in
M-S- Aiice 11. Blair has returned from
the mountalns, and will resume the duties
j of her scho61, at No. 301 West Main Street,
j September 21th.
Mr. E. J. Mayfield, manager of Hof
heimer's Main-S:reet store, who has be-n
unwell for several days, was attending to
Judgmont was rendered in the Low and
Equity Court ye ierday morning in favo.- of
George C. Brown & Co. against tlie Vir?
ginia Casket Company for $250.
Eddie Pope, a colored boy, was charged
with hitting Lewis Phillips with a piece of
rubber. He was. accordinjriy. arrested
and carried to the Second Station.
A commandry of Knights Templar from
Boston will be in this city on Oetober 10th
and Will be entertained by Commandery
No. 2, of this city, during thi ir stay.
Fire Alarm Llnemen Taylor and Gul
lett have just completed the work of white
enameling all the fire alarm boxes in the
city, and paintiiig posts "fire red."
Mrs. Moncure Perkins and her family,
who have been with Mr. Langhornc, in
Albemarle county. have returned to their
new home. on West Franklin Street.
Mr. F. Z. Brown. of V. M. I. class 1D00,
wiil leave Monday for Boston to pursue
a course in electrical engineering at the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
A movement has been started by mem?
bers of the Westmoreland Club to erect a
swimming pool at the club house. The
movement is assuming eneouraging propor
Mr. John S. Munce, of Kingan & Co.,
who was hurt by a f-ill two iveeks ago,
is still confined to his house, though he is
improving. His principal injury is a sprain
Miss Minnie Ncwman Darden, of New
Mras, Va., who has been visiting Misses
Maria and Netta Tuggle. in Nottoway
county, will shortly visit friends on West
Franklin Street, in this city.
Dr. Samuel Chester. Secretary of the
Foreign Mission Work of the Southern
Presbyterian Church, is in the city. He is
expected to make an address at the Church
of the Covenant to-night, on the present
needs and outlook of Mission work in
Mr. and Mrs. Percy Goodwin, of Bal?
timore, are visiting Mrs. Goodwin's moth?
er, Mrs. P- M. Smith, on West Grace
Street Mrs. Goodwin is well remembered
by her friends in Richmond as Miss Na- [
Dr. J. B. Hawthorne, accompanled by
Mr. Harry Pollard and Mr. Miilard Cox,
took a trip Frvday to the Ma.ttaponi
river sora-hunting. They nsturned home
with 34S birds, Dr. Hawthorne having
killed 107. The party report sora in large
quantities on the Mattaponi, but few on
Captain J. M. Harris, of Biackstone,
while superintending- the work on his new
home at that p'ace Friday, fell from j
a scaffold, breaking his fingers and bruis
ing his body badly. He ie not danger
ously hurt, and his physician, Dr. W. V.
Atk'u., says that he will get well.
Virginians in Xew York.
(Special Dispatch to Tlie Times.)
NEW YORK, Sept. 22?Virginians in New
Tork: Newport News, J. J. Palmer, St.
Cloud; Norfolk, A. Morris, lmperial; L.
D. Blondell, Metropolis; E. C. Fosburg,
F. E. Rogers and wife, Murray Hill;
Richmond, G. A. Breaux, Jr., Albemarle;
R B. Robley, Grand Union; S. M. Biock,
E. Whitlock, Hoffman; Virginia, Miss
Cunningham, Broad way Central; F. XV.
Frundler, Marlborough; Mrs. T. J. Murray,
L. E. Opdycke, Mrs. L E. Opdycke and
children sail to-day on steamship Kaiser
Welhelm II. for Genoa.
Gaylord Democrats Have Grand Flag
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
BERRYVILLE, VA, September 22.?The
Bryan-Stevenson-Hay Club, of Gaylord,
this county, held a big demonstration to
day, the occasion being the hoisting of a
large Democratic streamer upon a pole
nearly ninety feet in height. After the
flag-raising, the club was addressed ?by
Blackburn Smith, of this place; Major A.
XV. McDonald, and Daniel Heffleblewer.
of Charlestown. This is ihe first llag
raising in tlie county during this cam?
paign. At the eorresponding dato luring
the campaign of 1S.S Jiere haiF been seve?
ral demonstrations of this kind.
lntelliger.ee was received here to-day,
from Alexandria, of the death of Mrs.
.Sue Taylor Blackburn, wife of Prof. John
S. Blackburn. principal of the Potomac
Aeademy, Alexandria. She was a Miss
Taylor, of Albemarle county, and was a
descendant of Thomas Jefferson.
The contest among the Republicans of
the First Precinct of Jackson Ward, which
caused so much of the racket in the City
Convention last Saturday night, and which
was referred back to the voters by Chair?
man M. M. Williams, was settled, last
night in a mass-meeting by the election of
Ben Scott precinct chairman; Ben Adams
secretary, and Charles Freeman and"
George Stevens members of the City Com?
Tliis is considered another victory for
the "outs." as the victors all train with
ihe Treat-Russell-Williarns wlng of the
TlieGrowth of the Human Hair.
Authorities d'.ffer as to the rate of growth
of the (human hair, and it is said to be very
dissimilar ln different individuals. The most
usually accepted calculation gives six and
one-half inches per annum. A man's hair,
allowed to grow to its extreme length,
rarely exceeds twelve 'or fourteen Inches,
while that of a woman will grow, in rare
Instances, to seventy or seventy-five inches,
though the average does not exceed twen
ty-five or thirty inches.
A correspondent writing from Northern
Luzon says: "There was never an army
ln existrnce better fed than ours has been
for the pa^t year. I did hear a man kick
the other day because he could not have
evaporated cream instrad of condensed
milk. but then the climate becomes ener
varing after a year spent there, and a man
wUl kick at almost anything; and the sun
ls hot, and the mosquitoes and flies,
not to speak of Uie myrjads of ants,
HIS CANVASS IN
Bryan Adopts Up-to-Date Methods
TALKS TO OLD NEIGHBORS
Prcsidential Candidate Addresses the
Duti.-li .011 tlie Issues aml Dis
cusscs South African
CBy Assoeiated Press.)
LINCOLN, N'i_B? Sept. 22.?W. J.
Bryan to-day continued his canvass of the j
F^rst Congressional District in this State.
He started out eariy ln an automobile, in
tending to make three speeehes before re?
turning to Lincoin. The first stop was
made at the little town of Waverly, in
I-ancaster county, where he spoke at 11:30
o'clock. ln his speech at that point, which
is only twelve miles from Lincoin, the
Pres^demial candidate taiked in a familiar
straln as to old neighbors. He was greet
ed by a large number of peopie. Mr.
Bryan did not attempt to deliver a formal
speech, but he taiked to the peopie for
haif an hour or more concerning the is?
sues, dwelling especially on "imperialism
BRYAN AND THE DTJTCH.
At Firth Mr. Bryan addressed a crowd
composed largely of Dutch, and he was
Introduced by a speaker in the Dutch lan
guage. His speech was, in the main, an
argument against the poiicy of the admin?
istration in the Phllippiries. He said that
after travelling more or less over the
United States he was satisfied that the
country was big enough without taking
in the Phillppines. He declared the Re?
publiean poiicy of a character ealculated
to strike at the very principles of govern?
ment, and he asserted that if we are to
have imperialism we must have a large
standing army, and that the Republiean
party -meant to maintain a large army
was made manifest by the increase already
Mr. Bryan said that the Fllipinos had ai?
ways stood ready to give us a coaling
station at Manila. "But," he said, "the
trouble ls, we "have wanted to hold all
the land to see whether there was any
coal there." And _n the language of a
member of Congress it was, he said, sig
nificant that one of the first acts of the
Government after Dewey's victory was
to give insrructions' io ascertain whether
there was coal in the archipelago.
AS TO SOUTH AFRICA.
Mr. Bryan closed with a reference to the
scene in South Afriea, giving a graphic
picture of it and strongly condemning the
Administration's want of sympathy.
He declared that indifference so great
to the fate of a South African Republic
might be justly regarded as an index to
the state of mind 'concerning our own re?
After his speech at Firth, Mr. Bryan
drove to Haltam, a distance of nine miles.
and there made the last speech of the day.
NewPha.se in Cnban Postal Scaudal
(By Assoeiated Press.)
NEW YORK, Sept 22.?A Havana 'dis?
patch to The Evening Post to-day says:
"The lawyers who are defending Estes
G. Rathbone, the former Director Generai
of Posts now on bail, have asked the
autharitics here for tho indictment and
extradition of Fourth Assistant Postmaster
Joseph L. Brlstow. He is charged with
being technically more culpable than
Rathbone because he permitted the pay?
ment of salaries of Mr. Rathbone's coach
man, footman, and gardener out of the
Culban treasury. until the end of May,
after asking Rathbone that bo prosecuted
for this offense.
This is taken here as a sign that Rath?
bone will fight the administration to the
Refused the Indictment.
(Ey Assoeiated Press.)
HAVANA, Sept. 22.?Estes G. Rath
bone's counsel, Senores Desvernlne and 1
Lanuza, state that they endeavored to 1
procure the Fourth Aseastaht Postmaster's j
indictment and extradition on charges of
maintaining personal servants at Gov?
ernment expense, but that Judge Baranga
disallowed the charges on August 20th.
HANNA SEES M'KINLEY.
Senator Says He Only Wautei. to Re?
(By Assoeiated Press.)
CANTON. OHIO, Sept. 22.?President Mc?
Kinley and Senator Hanna had a pro
longed conference to-day.
" It is said that one of the objects of your
visit to Canton was to induce the Presi?
dent to take an active personal part in the
campaign and especially to have him make
speeehes in the West," a reporter said to
"That was not taiked of; it was not
even thought of," said the Senator. "I
merely wanted to talk over the campaign
in generai with t.ne President, and report
to him how matters are progressing."
METHUEN ROUTS BOERS.
Hildyard Drlves Enemy from" Strong
Position at Vryheld.
(Bv Associate* Press.)
LONDON, Sept. 22.?Tlie foilowing dis- }
patch has been received from Lord Rob-J
"PRETORIA (Friday), Sept. 21.?Methuen _
completely routed a Boer convoy at Hart=s
River, west of Klerk*s dorp and recap- -
tured a ftfteen-pounder lost at Colenzo.
He also captured twenty-slx wagons, eight
thousand cattle. four thousand sheep,
twenty thousand rounds of ammunition and
twenty-elght prisoners." ,
Tho Trnglo End ol* n Supposed Elope
(By Assoeiated Press.)
, KAT'S ailLU GA., Sept 22.?James Mer
?hoWitig of Delayed Parisian Patterns
That Arrived Too Late for Our Opening.
to the imported mociels.
In tliis magnificent display will be shown upwards of 1,500 Triiiimed Hats, and this Fall Hat Festival will open to-morrow with such
prices as will be within reach of all. The greatest line of Misses' and Children's Tanis and Felt Hats will be shown in conjnnction with the
L,adies' Ready-tosWear Hats.
The Meyer Store.
The Meyer Store.
The Meyer Store.
The Meyer Store.
ritt (white), aged about forty-seven years.
; kilied his wife this morning with a repeat
Ing rifle and Immediately turned ' the
weapon upon himseif and sent a bullet
into his chest.
! Mrs. Merritt was walking home with a
1 woman neighbor, when her husband arose
! from a clump of bushes by the side of the
! road, and without barely a word of warri
l in^ shot her through the heart. Death
i was instantaneous.
Merritt then shot himseif. The theory
is that the woman and Merritt were not
actually man and wife, but had eloped.
leaving other families, and that offieer.
were after them.
REFUSE TO FUSE. !
Montaiia Labor Party "Will Affiliate I
??"With None. |
(Br Assoeiated Press.) i
HELEXA. MONT., September 22.?The
State Labor party refused to fuse with j
Popuiisls or 'Democrats, except on Presi- .
; dential electors, and nominated J. A. Fer- j
' guson, of Missoula, for Governor. It left j
' the remainder of its ticket vacant. The j
; convention's action in nominating the elec- i
toral ticket of the two other parties is J
conceded to add materially to Bryan's j
chances for carrying the State.
JURY TAKEN TO SCENE.
I-ebuttnl Tcstimony in the Case of
/ Goehel's Allejjed Assassin. ;
(By Assoeiated Press.)
FRANFORT, KY., September 22.?The
prosecution in the case of James H. How?
ard, charged with being a principal in the
murder of Governor Goebel, consumed the
entire day in its rebuttal testimony. with
the exception of one witness for the de?
fense. This was Robert Craft, ot Clay
county. who idcr.tified a plcture of How?
ard, which he said was taken in Oetober
of last year, and which showed that How?
ard w-ore no moustache or bc-ard of any
sort at that time.
The prosecution introduced a number of
other witnesses, who swore that Howard
was not in the Board of Trade Hotel at
the time o? the shooting, as he testitied,
and as others who testitied in his behalf
The jury this afternoon was taken to
the State-House grounds and allowed to
view the scene of the tragedy and other
points of interest in connection with the j
PRICE MUST COME DOWN.
Secretary Lonjj aiul Armor - Plat"
Maiiufacturers to Get Together.
(By Assoeiated Fress.)
WASHINGTON' Sept. 22.?Secretary
Long said to-day that he would take up
the question of armor for ships of war
next week. It i3 possible that the Navy
Department will make a proposition lo the
armor plate makers for the production of
the material at a lower figure than was
named in the bid of Uie firm.
Should there be a failure to agree, the
Secretary may exercise his prerogative
and arrange for the establishment of a
Government armor plate factory.
Naval Construetor's EyesijrhtTinpaired
antl His Plans UnsettletL
(By Assoeiated Press.)
WINNIPEG. MAN., Sept. 22.?Naval
Construetor ilobson, U. s. ^.. passed
through the city last night en route East.
In an Intervlew he said:
"I have been traveiling through Japan
and China, having come up from Manila.
where I was engaged in inspecting the
"And your future plans?"
"I am not quite decided. My eyes have
given out and all hope of being able to
accompany the American fleet to China
is ended. I am now en route to Xew York,
where I have been recalled, but will prob?
abiy go down to my home in Alabama. I
cannot say what my work will be."
MORE BODIES RECOVERED.
ixty-_\mr Corpses Taken from Gal?
veston R-'*is -Testerflay.
(By Assoeiated Press.)
GALVESTON". TEXAS. September 22.?
Sixty-four bodies were recovered to-day. I
With the exception of the abolishment of
the temporary hospital, which was es
tablished in tne United States Custom
House direetly after the storm. there were
no developments in the health slruation
to-day. . .
The sick and injured who applied for
treatment received attention. There have =
been but few deaths since the storm. So
far but fourteen have been reportedt all of'
which were directly or indirectly caused j
by hurts received during the storm. i
Jones Says No Chantte Made. j
(By Assnelatetl Press.) i
CHICAGO. Sep. 22.?Senator J. K. Jones.
Chairman of the National Democratic Com?
mittee, denied tha story that dates for j
speeehes in lllinois and other Western
States by William J. Bryan have been
cancelled and that the Democratic candi?
date would hurry to New York.
Senator Jones declared that Mr. Bryan
would speak in New York Oetober 16th,
as originally announeed. and that the plans j
have in nowise been changed. ?
No PrcsUIentin! Caiidhlate. j
(By Assoeiated Press.) I
NEW YORK. Sept. 22.?It was an- j
nounced detinitely to-day that the third j
ticket advocates in this city would follow j
the same programme as that adopted at
Boston yesterday. that is. nominate a sin?
gle elector and conduct a oampaign in this
State -without a Presidential candidate. j
No effort. it is said. would be made to J
obtain a party column on the official bal- j
THROWN FROM A TRAIN.
John Plinn Se'rioiisly Hurt?Surgeoiis j
Kept Busy. I
The ambulance had a busy day yester- .
At G:;'0 o'clock the ambulance, with Dr. I
Fitlier in charge, responded to a call from |
C*. & O. depot, where John H. Flinn, a j
white man,was thrown from a moving train
and his head badly cut and a rib broken.
He was taken to the hospital. I
At S:15 o'clock the ambulance was called
to the First Police Staf.on to attend J.
H. Pegram, colored, who . eceived two
scalp wournds from a Uirawn brick. He
was treated and left.
At S:_0 o'clock J. XV. Ktdcl. a white ni'an,
had his hand caught in one of the maehines
at the Locomotivo Works. and badl. cut.
He was treated by Dr. Flsher and left.
At 9:50 the ambulance was called to
No. 1900 West Broad to attend a young
man that had been thrown from a buggy.
He was treated and left.
At 11:20 the ambulance was called to
Jail Alley and Broad Streets to attend
Gus Ross, a colored boy, who had his
little finger cut off. He was treated and
At 12:25 o'clock the ambulance was called
to Richmond Locomotivo Works to at?
tend Anderson Johnson, who had his ri_Iit
foot badly cut. being run over by a druy.
He was "treated by Dr. Fisher and sent
to his home.
At 1:40 o'ciock there was a call from the j
Trigg Ship Yards, where AbrarfT Laiborcia j
a white man, had his left arm spralned,
and body badly ? brulsed from, a fall. He
was treated and left.
The winter wind, the path within the wood,
The chopper's hut,
The loon, which f.oats in lonely mood
Upon the lake, the falling of the snow
Are these where once they were?
I long to know; so sweet the picture ls,
I feel o'.tl loves within me -vake.
The pond T knew of old, the lonely shore
From which in camps
We saw the moon above the plnes aj-ise?
The moon with mystery for the schoolboy
To-night all these come back ln silver light;
But if it be a dream in which I wake,
Let dreamland be my home be.-ide the lake.
There still the call of whippoorwill
The silence wakes;
There still the glorlcus autumn shakes
Upon the ground the leafy carpet which It
This carrnot aiways stay a dream to me.
O siream of Time which bears U3 to the
Restore the v_sion true which boyhood
0 Walden Wood, where walked the great
In days gone by,
In thy dim alsies o'er which the suns arise
The timld deer no longer walk, tbe part
Calls unheard; but though the anowa of
And bury much, they cannot bury all.
And sure I am of this?where once we love
Dreams cannot buried be.
1 loved the plnes, the pond," and far-heard
Of partridge?forever gone from me.
This was a love net Time ltself can take,
For I can aiways dwell in dreamland by
?Robertson James, in Boston Transcrlpt
Died From His Injuries.
, Levi Black, t^Iored, who wfca found tn
an ?uncon-sius condition last Monday on
the banks of Gwynn's fall?. near th;1
Uhion Stockyards, died yesterday a!'t>-.
noon at the Maryland L'n.versity Hqs
He had several cuts about the head
when found by George Sanders-, Fred
erick road, w'no notified the people. After
being at the hospital for a few caj '?
Black becaine consclous and gave ?er- ?
geant Eilbaeher n.s name. together w.tn ,
that of his mother. Kate Wilson. coloreu.
336 East Washington Street. Steubenvilie,
Ohio. Black tokl the Sergeant conU.etmg
siorles as to how he had receiveo ..he
injuries. He said he had fallen an-:
struck on his head. Coroner Jones naa [
been asked to make an investigation.?
Chicago has 5'SOO teachers.
England has 04,000 union carpenters.
?pring?ie*d iias a i.-u.t pe*J-es:*4' uuain.
Milwaukee has a co-operatlve box fac
Women bafbers are not allowed to wori?
in Xewark, N. J.
The lock-out iaundry workers ot ua\
ton. have raised $7,500 oi the ?10.000 that
thev are going to Invest in a co-operattv?
iaundry. The cigar makers oi the snnre
town iiavc collected $2,000 for the non
unionists who are staylng out on a strike
.-ViDany, X. "?"., painters get 12.50 per
Skaguay, Alaska, has a printers union.
Aroeoc&a raeiu-.fcs emp>.oy i.1 -.
ma.a s wheat oron is lSt.OOOWO basb^-^.
Stock yards packers of Chicago have
stowed away 000,000 cases ot eggs.
Striklng carpenters at Lawrence, Mass..
purpose adopting a co-operative system,
and will biil against the contractors.
The world's labor congress will be held
in i--ar-..=. Frahc-e, 3c t..:::'-. -???-- to -? i .
Delegates will be present from nearly
A model of the human heart, working
as ln Iife and pumping blood through ,
artiricial arteries. is the work of a con- j
The San Prancisco Building Trades |
Council has ordered a general boycott :
against all planing-mill meterial of mllls j
working more than eight hours. t
Fifty new unions and thirty-flve j
branches have been organized by thr j
United Brewery Workmen during the j
last seventeen months. Others are or- j
Hawaii Territory's first Labor-Day was |
an unquallried success. The principal j
speaker was U. S. District Attorney j
Baird; Governor Dole revlewed the pa
The Federation Libre, a central labor i
organization at San Juan, Forto Rico, j
has asked linancial asslstance from the i
New York unions with which to carry j
on a strike.
The British Government is the owner j
of over '25,000 q >.mels. Several thous- j
and are used In India to carry stores and j
equipments when the reglments are j
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
CHARLOTTE "WILLIAMS HOSPITAL.
SEALED PROPOSALS for the con
struction of the CHARLOTTE WIL?
LIAMS HOSPITAL. addiessed to "Perey
Griffin, Architect, 407 East Grace Street.
Richmond, Va.," will be received not
OCTOBER 10, 1900.
Plans and specitications will be upon j
exhibition, care Clemens Jones. Esq.. 00$ i
West Franklin Street, Richmond, Va. j
All bids must be accompanied by a
certltied check ior $1,000. payable to Dr.
George Ben Johnston, chairman, to guar
antee signing of contraet. A bond of
S'JO.OOO, with responsible sureties. will be
required of the bidder to whom the con?
traet may be awarded for the faithful
performance of said contraet. The right
ls reserved to reject any and all bids.
GEORGE BEN JOHNSTON.
SEALED PROPOSALS WUL BE RE
ceived by the Board of Supervisora or
the county of Henrico up to ^oon or
TUESDAY. the 2.-.th instant (Septem?
ber 25. 1000). for the reraoval otltlgnj
Soil for that part of the county of
Henrico lying within ttoee-ff?ttths of
one mile of the Hmits of the cit.v of
Richmond. excludlng <herefr,I2*%.llr
towns of Barton Heights and Fair
mount. for the term ?f one year. Sep- !
arate bids must be made *or tbe^terrf
tory lying east and west of the Cliesa
peake and Ohio RaHwa* as t ?tends
from the cltv northwardly to the Chlck
Si": River For further Informa- ?
tion ippl? to H. C HECHLER, First
Market with whom the bids should be
Market. wi^j^el P. WADDILL
-e"* Clerfc. 1
Rro?? "WILL BE RECEIVED TJNTrL j
l^o'clock M., TUESDAY. September 25. i
lf?0O for furnishing the Penltentiary !
with supplies during the next three |
"Blanks can be had by applylng to * j
G. M. HELAIS. 1
ln !'???> tbe tobacco monopoly ylelded
France on income ol ;?._:."iM.'.w francs.
i.,i :? .,:?..; i.r t made about a century
a;i. r Chriat, i.y a Chlnaman named Isai
_,i;.;a. ths Araba u-tcddoced ic Into
The largest part of the wo.ld'3 supply
of ptatinum eomea tr.'m tbe l ral Mnun
talns. perhaps as r.i .c-ii as :>?"? vrr cent.
or the platinum as i
found ta tha Knasian
or pla er ?'. pesil ? ol
Deli e tte ?? ??'?? - B
York :.:. -. Uuw, s< i u
iai-t. tt has oe
strong . npp -1
The C'.g ir:n
had a handsoi
parade, and w
The Trades and L
Richmond, Va., ha i I ?
requesting the r. presi
State Legis'. tcre not
man for judge o. the
who is not ta favor o
LlablHty blii and has
on record as sroctt
In Austria tha use ol
ve use of electrical power
i mili ? and tactoriea ls
___spread and almost uni
' v..."l'.ii th. Important texttle Incttstry.
:?? ;ntly .1 plant has been instaHed at
Reveredo, in the South Tyro. Ln which
- :i? velvet-weavins tooxna are operated
' bv polyphase electric motors from _. cea
j tr:il power station.
t.i .- ui" argan?ced w.rk
' era ta.*the Cnlted States on May lst
laal waa estlmated by the Cnited litates
Department of Labor to be l,..0.S,:50O
? p : ins. On May lst the American i-'ed
eratlon of Labor had an enroEed mem
bershlp of -.W-MXXfc and the railway
brotherhoods lt'',::'?r. ln the buiiding
trades 330;OCO men are organized on in
1 dependent lines.
Contllcting reports reach us conccn
' ing the succes_ of the new nnderground
electric road in London. The must sat
isfactory part o" the whole business 13
that the road is to a large extent an
! American innovation. Its iwenty-elght
torpedo-shaped engine3 were built here
at a cost of $14,390 each. Our elevated
railroad choppers for tickets have been
introduced, and. after the style ot Ameri?
ca, the guardd. are requirt 1 i" caii ouC
'?next" station. As ln the United states,
there is no dlstlhctlon ot ? ?---?'? nget-i
Mr. t, second and third-class carriagea
having been abollshed. This enablea
the company to charge one fare for all
distances, tho amount being only i cents.
The French nation haa a Tra.lea Coutt
ci! which deala with labor affairs. Here
tofore the C6 members were appointed
by the Government, b_t MillerSaml, the
Socialist Minlster. has see.'" order
, making 7,2 seata electn all to t>? ailed
I by trade unlons. Buiiding trades' me
! chanics and laborers and their emp-loyero
| in Lvcns also have ln force a plan of
arbit.ation that preventa many strikes.
Both coitractor- and workmen are or
1 ganized into societiea called ".-?. ndicates."
j The employers' syndieate eomprlses 63>
m-->mber.s. This syndieate was organ
' ized in IS6_*. and since that date only 23
strikes have _cet:rred in the buiiding
trades. No out.ide partiea, not even
,..,.?? -i ?.." .. .-:> tration. are
permitted to Interfere in the a.ijustment
of la'oor troubles. They aro aiways
settled, with only little frictlon and ex
pense. by committees of strikers and
The syndieate is supported by monthly
dues and fees imposed for hearlng dls
pntes between buiiding.contractors aad
men, or companies for whom they ar<*
doing work. or between contractors and
1 -r.! ..-,??_ It boa a reserve fund
from which prizes are given yearly to
students ln architecture and other pur?
suits pertaining to buiiding-.
Stran^e t'se of Posta-e Stamps.
Certain monks a: the Hospital of St.
Jean de Dleu, at Ghent. have ln their
lelsure moments decorated the walls with
gorgeous landscapes giowinsr in eolor and
full of life. which are formed entirely by
means of the postage stamps of all tha
nations of the world. Palaces, foreats.
streams and mountains are represented,
butterflles flit about in the air. birds OC
beautiful plumage perch on branches.
snakes and !izard3 gl'de about and hi
numerable animaU find places here and
there. The pictures are most art_stic. U?
the style cf Chinese landavnpe gardenlng;
and a'ready between nine and ten miUfona
of auunps have been used.