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THURSDAY. AUGUST 15, IDOL
THE LESSON OF THE HOUR.
Thero was little or no excitement in
iie State Democratic Convention.
Trlaich met in Norfolk yesterday, be
cause the contest for lirst place on the
tict-et had already been settled, nnd
the convention tv::s peaceful and har
monious. Far In- it from us to dis
turb the lmnnony that prevails; to tear
open old wotinds that have to all
appearances been healed, or to awaken
any feeling of bitterness. But the ies
son of this campaign must not be for
gotten, Hie significance of Mr. Mon
tague's nomination must not be over
looked.
It is too late to discuss ilio question
as to whether or not there 3ias been
a political machine in Virginia, which
promoted bossism in ilie party, but it
cannot be denied that a large majority
of the Democrats of Virginia believed
that such a machine existed and timi
the time had 001:10 1o overthrow ir.
■A-t the outset Mr. Swanson sent out, a
circular letter to.the party-workers in
the State, which attracted much at
tention as soon as it was made public,
and which was interpreted by the ma
jority to mean that Mr. Swanson had
announced himself as the candidate
of the machine and that he looked
to the machine rather than to the
masses lo secure his nomination. We
do not now mean to say that Mr.
SwnnMin intended so to declare him
self- lie has positively and indignant
ly denied that such was his meaning,
and he is an honorable man. It is
none the less true, however, that the
masses did so interpret his letter, nnd
It is none the less true that that letter
was largely responsible for Mr. Swan-
eon's defeat.
IvOt us again emphasize the fact that
we are not disposed to rake up old
scores, but we s:iy that the signifi
cance of Ihis campaign must not In
overlooked ami die lesson musl not be
forgotten. We recall these circum
sjances by way of giving warning to
the new regime. We would direct at
tention to tlie fact and emphasize the
fact that in old Virginia the people
rule and that they regard public of
ficials as tl¥'lr servaxtts and not as their
masters. They will not for lon.tr tol
erate bossism or any appearance of it,
and whenever they have, reason to be
lieve that anything like a political
oligarchy in this old Corninonwealth
is being attempted, as sure as fate they
will rise up in their might and ma
jesty and put it down. Our advice to
the new regime is ihat it take wiaruing
from the lesson of the occasion.
THL" DEFEATED CANDIDATE.
Th? 1 speech of Mr. Clande A. Svr.-m
son before _ie Democratic Conveulion
in Norfolk, did honor to the mau and
to tilie Democratic party, of which he
is an honored and an honorable mein
bec. It was a model of pood taste
and jrood temper and eloqiioht in its
manifest sincerity- It is easy for a
ruau lo be amiable when t lie wrc-riih.
of triumiih rests upon his brow; it is
not so easy for him to be ainin Me in
defeat. It must also be remembered
that Mr. Swanson lind been in i In
habit of succeeding in all of his under
takings. Several years ap:o, when he
"was comparatively unknown, he set
out to secure Democratic nomina
tion for Congress from the Fifth I'is
triet of Virginia, and lie had a hanl
road to travel— just how hard none ex
cept those who were with him in thai
campaign understand. But in spite
of all the, obstacles in the way. lie se
cured the nomination, and then, under
more difficulties, he was elected in ;i
district where the opposition was
strong and had more than once tri
umphed. He served his people well,
however, in Congress, and every two
years since thai time hn has been reg
ularly reijominaied and elected
j\lr. Swanson lias been an active and
a prominent member of the House of
Representatives for several terms, has .
taken a conspicuous part in the politi
c_l affairs of St;*.' and nation, and in !
many a contest of one character or
another his influence lias been brought
to bear. But it' he was ever defeated ;
in any of these undertakings, we do
not recall the fact. Long ago he set
Ids heart upon being Governor of Vir
ginia—a worthy and noble aspiration,
and he luid good reason lo believe that ■
this honor would be his for the asking.
He was conndent when this campnijjn
opened that he would win an Lisy
victory over his opponents, and diCot- j
less he had many times In his quiet
momem.fi outlined the speech of sjrate
ful acceptance which he would make
before the Democratic Convention of I
1901. He made a brilliant canvass. ;
and he was ready at all times and un- !
<3er all circumstances to .urn before the
people and declare the fail!-, that was
in him. Indeed, ne seemed to sec';
every such opportunity to let the jieo
ple see and liear'hlm, and he seemed
to be confident that it" he could but
prcseait his claims before the Demo- j
crats of Virginia they would bestow
upon h|m ilie honor which he desired.
We say that Mr. Swa_sou had been
In the habit of succeeding, and old
Jiabits are bard to break. .say.
moreover, that he. had reason to believe
ifbat ho would keep up the habit, of
winning 5n this caujyaign. But for
this ono time the lost and his disap
pointment must liavo been keen.
a man "would hare become em
bittered and would hare been dis- j
poj*ed to drop into platitudes concern- ;
ing the \mgratefuluess of political
•parties, and something of that bitter
ness -would In sgite of himself have
croxowd out in. his remarks before the
convention. But Swanson is made of
different stuff. When he started out
in tins campaign, ho put on a pleasant
smile and he wore it through to the
ejid. Finally, when he was hauled up
before the convention to thank the
delegates for not nominating him and
to make (he usual consolation speech—
a most trying ordeal for any man— he
showed himself to be a Democrat and
a philosopher nnd said the right thing
at the right time.
We cannot withhold the expression
of our compliments nnd best wishes
to the defeated candidate. Swanson
is •stronger at. the close of the cam
paign than he was at the beginning.
and he has lost nothing except the
nomination, lie is a young, man and
for that he can well afford to wait. If
he lives long enough and continues to
conduct himself as he lias done
through this campaign, he will sooner
or later be Governor of the Common
wealth of Virginia.
SOME PERTINENT QUESTIONS.
Several years ago a negro was burn
ed at the stake in the town of Paris,
Texas, for criminally assaulting a
white woman, and the incident caused
a sensation throughout the length and
breadth of the United States. The
Item was printed in the newspapers
under scare h<*ids. and hardly a news
paper in the land which did not dis
cuss the. horrible tragedy in its edito
rial columns. It was the first time
that such awful punishment, had .been
1 inflicted upon one of these black
brutes, and the whole country was
stirred.
Since that time, however, several
other negroes have been punished in
the same manner for the same crime;
and when a negro was burned at the
stake in Georgia the other day the
newspapers made little ado about it,
and we have seen but two references
to it in the editorial columns of our
numerous exchanges.
Is it possible that we are getting used
to this sort of barbarism? Is it possi
ble that a human being can be burn
ed alive in the South without exciting
our wonder and without provoking
criticism V Are wo, indeed, becoming
so callous that an act of barbarism
does not touch our pity, or stir the
grace that is within us? God forbid.
but these are not idle questions, and
the law-abiding people of rhe South
may well take them to heart and give
them their prayful consideration.
OUR NEXT GOVERNOR.
Andrew Jackson Montague, the
brilliant young Virginian who has
been chosen by the Democrats of The
State as their nominee for Governor,
is v man in whom all Virginia Demo
crats have confidence and they will
support him with cordiality and en
thusiasm.
First of all, he is a Virginian, the
honored descendant of a noble Virginia
family.
He is a Democrat 'in principle and
practice, and lias proven his faith and
his loyalty.
lk> is :i clean man. ,i true gentle
man w!n> has lived a moral and relig
ious life and lias always stood for the
right. lie is an orator who is able to
represent the State with credit to hims
elf and the Commonwealth upon all
public occasions, at home or abroad,
wheii 1 In- Chief Executive is expected
to show himself, and that counts for
much in a Governor.
lie is a practical man and a pro
gressive man, and he may be counted
upon to do his best and a great deal
in promoting the material welfare of
tlie Stale.
li" is n lawyer and he knows how to
execute the laws. lie has also the
courage to use all the forces at his
command to stay the hand of the mob
and prevent riot.
He is a man of pleasing manners,
amiable and approachable, and
all who shall have dealings with Gov
ernor Montague in his official capacity
will find him as affable and courteous
as he is in private life.
The party has made no mistake
in nominating Mr. Montague and the
people will make no mistake in elect
ing him to i he highest office within
their gift. ILo lias every qualiliea.tiou
to make a model Governor and he will
give the Commonwealth a wise, able,
discreet, honest and progressive ad
ministration.
A FATAL BLUNDER.
Officials of the United Suites Steel
Corporation gave out the following
statement yesterday:
"As tin result of the attempt by the
American Tin-Plate Company to start
its Orescent Works at Cleveland in
twenty-four hours, half the mills were
put in successful operation, manned
largely bj former workmen who have
seceded from the Amalgamated Asso
ciation, stating their belief that the
officers oi' the association had done
wrong in violating their written agree
ment with the company. The start at
Cleveland having succeeded, the com
pany will in a short time make a sim
ilar move elsewhere."
it becomes more and more apparent
that the worst blow President Shaf
fer could have dealt organized labor
was his order to members of his or
ganization to violate their contract
agreements with the companies for
which they were working. The men
who were working under contract
knew that this order was morally
wrong and they musj; have lost con
fidence then and the* in their leader.
Senator Barksdale's obituary, pro
nounced over the grave of a dead is
sue and a dead statesman was one
of i he most eloquent gems of this ocf
casion of oratory.
CANDIDATES FOR LEGISLATURE.
There arc Several Talked of in Caroliae and
Orange Counties.
CSpecial Dispatch to The Times.)
PREDERICKSBURG, VA.. Aug. 14.— 1n
Caroline county the question of selecting
a •de-legate to represent the county in
the coming Legislature is attracting at
tention. Sir. D. Jordan Waller has an
nounced himself a candidate for the
Democratic nomination and Captain C.
T. Smith and; County Chairman D. B.
Powers. Jr., are talked of for the »ara«
THE TIMES; RICHMOND VA THURSDAY. AUGUST 15 1901
position. Only one man Is spoken of by
the Republicans, and he is Hon. S. E.
Pitts, the present member, whose record
is entirely satisfactory to his party, and
he will be renominated jf he will accept.
Judge AY. G. Williams, present incum
bent, arul Messrs. T. AY. Bond, bank
president, and AA r . C. Graves, farmer, are
the candidates for the Democratic nomi
nation for the Legislature in Orange
county. The Republicans of that county
are somewhat Split up and sentiment
has not centered on a candidate. A. C.
AValter, member of the Constitutional
Convention from the county, may run.
Lightning this week set fire to the
large barn of Messrs. AA r ashington at
Paige, in Caroline county, and it, to
gether with stables- and outhouses, was
consumed. Xo insurance. The store
house at that pla.ee belonging to the same
parties also caught from the other build
ing?, but after much effort was saved.
Lightning: al©o killed two fine mules be
longing to Mr. F. M. Travis and a val
uable horse of Mr. John W. Lafoe, of
the same county.
The growing crop of tobacco in Caroline
county is tho largest for years, but owing
to the heavy growth it is feared the
quality will be coarser than usual.
At Caroline County Court this week the
colored teachers of the county presented
to the retiring 1 superintendent of public
schools, A. G. Smith, a set of resolutions
and a handsome silver pitcher and- gob
lpt as testimonials of their appreciation
of him as an official.
Liuetenant Robert 3. Knox, of this city,
who served in the volunteer army as a
lieutena-nt In the Philippines and. hns
since been appointed to a similar position
in the regular army, has been ordered
to report at Fortress Monroe next Mon
da" to take his examination.
The funeral of Dr. G. Smith, of Rich
mond, took place yesterday afternoon at
the residence of Mr. A. AA r . Massey, the
old Smith homestead, in Spptsylyania
county. Rev. Decatur Edwards conducted
the religious services and the interment
was made with Mafonic honors by pomp
of the members of his lodgf in Richmond,
assisted by Masons from this city.
EVAPORATING FACTORY.
Ground Broken for the Erection of One in
Stauntoa.
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
STAI'XTON, VA., Aug. 14.— Ground
has been broken here for the. erection
of an evaporating factory. Xew York
men are the proprietors. It will use
quantities of apples and peaches.
J. 11. Shann, who lives abou four miles
from Staunton, had his barn struck by
lightning and the bnrn and contents
burned. The insurance on the barn and
contents amounted to about $l;S00.
Capt. R. W. Stevenson, one of Staun
ton's oldest citizens, died in Washing
ton yesterday. Captain Stevenson was
S3 years eld and had lived in Staunton
all his life until tlv last few months.
He will be buriod here to-morrow.
THE RAIN CONTINUES STILL.
Fall Quite Heavy in Some Sections but No
Danger oi a Freshet.
There is no indication, says Director
Evans, of the U. S. Weather Bureau,
that the rainy spell will stop before to
morrow. The rain here Is a ennpequenoe
of the storm now prevailing: on the Gulf
of Mexico, and. until that lifts we shall
continue to have wet weather.
Rain fell to the depth of an inch nnd
a quarter in Buchanan county yesterday
and on" and thrpe-fourths inches at Bed
ford City, but the rain here was so
well distributed that it registered only
thlrty-five-hundreds of an inch up t_ 5
o'clock yesterday afternoon. Mr. Evans
says hetivi ir rains thin that will ho neces
sary before there need be any uneasiness
about the river, as the water is now run
ning: out as fast as it comes in from the
upper country.
THE ELKS HAVE A MEETING.
Interesting Report on Grand Lodge Meeting.
State Association.
Richmond Lodge, No. 45, B. P. O. Elks,
held a regular business session last night,
at which several applicants for member
ship were elected.
The report of Mr. Louis H. Diegrel, the
representative to the Grand Lodge at
M.iwaukee, was presented, it was very
full and comprehensive, and was received
with much enthusiasm.
A resolution was adopted appointing a
committee to correspond with the various
lodges in Virginia, looking to the forma
tion of a State association and holding a
reunion here during the Carnival. Associ
ations of this character have been formed
In a. number of States, and it i.« believed
the time is ripe for such a move in Vir
ginia.
Picnic and Lawn Parties.
The morning and afternoon Sunday
schools of St. Luke's will go on a picnic
to Forest Hill next Friday. Those de
siring to go are requested to meet at the
corner of Main and Lombardy Streets at
9 A. M.
The receipts of tho lawn party given un
der the auspices of St. Luke's Chapter
of Si. Andrew's Brotherhood amounted
to over sixty dollars. It was one of the
most pleasant and successful of the sea
son and all interested are much encour
aged.
The lawn party which is being held
a lot on West Main Street by several la
dies of the Sacred Heart Church promises
to bo a very successful affair. Yesterday
afternoon was especially for children. Mu
sic. refreshments and a cake-walk en
livened the occasion and all the children
enjoyed the evening greatly.
Ambulance Calls.
Dr. Harrison, with the ambulance,
treated two cases yesterday. At S:irt
P. 11. Parker Loving, a white boy. cut
his foot badly on a piece ot' glass at No.
1415 Page Street. lie was treated and
lift.
F. G. Friend., a white employe of the
Passenger and Power Company, was
thrown from his car and bruised on the
arms and legs on Twenty -fourth and
Main Street at 9:15 P. M. He was treated
and left.
Jumped the Track.
About 10 o'clock last night a freight
car on the Spaboard Air Line jumped the
track at the Pranklin-Sti'eet crossing
near the freight office. Beyond knocking
down an electric light pole no damage
was done. Xo one was hurt.
Meeting in lienrico.
The meeting which was to have been
held last night at Terry's Hall was post
poned until next Wednesday night on
account of the Norfolk Convention, many
of the candidates bc-ing there. looking
after their respective interests.
Ordinance Committee.
The Ordinance Committee held a short
session last night> at which ordinances
giving J. D. Carneal and others who live
outside of the city sewer privileges, were
put in the proper shape.
Engineer's Skull Crushed.
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
ROAXOKB, VA., Aug. 14.— Engineer
Robert Lemon, of this city, one of the
oldest engineers on the Norfolk and West
ern, had Ws skull terribly crushed in
Big Bull Tunnel, wtsc of Bluerteld, last
night. lie "W-S • alive -when last heard
from, but his chances . of recovery are
slim.
NEW YORK-— Edgar A. Whitney and
Ernest Burg_cr£, who were arrested
several days ago at tbe instigation of
the Society for the Prevention of Vice,
word called before Justioa Jerome to
day,. .. - - •..;:_---_..-
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W^~% mUlllbllO CURE •
\,jj k** no equal la disorders of tbe Urlnar>
• rfr_ __ ■ Organ*. It <njn?i Tains Id Urn
_rfKA*?«_^ Baok - or OroJns. and Drofmy
Vqupv \ KSI o( til(1 P«»t noi' Limbs rraultins
W&&i&* *sv_v 'from fClifecr r>i««iw.
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SPLENDID SHOW
OF HORSEFLESH
Albemarle Show a Fine Exhibition!
Despite Rain, Mud and
Slush.
(Special Dispatch lo The Slmea.)
CHAKL.OTTESVIIjL.E, VA., Aug. 14.—
Tlie first annual exhibition of the Albe
marle Horse Show Association open
ed here to-day on tho association's new
grounds near Jefferson Park Hotel.}
A heavy rain, which fell throughout the
afternoon., converted the ring into a
quagmire, but this did not prevent the
full programme from' being carried out.
Despite the slush, the hunters and jump
ers took the hurdles well, there being a
number of clear performances. The only
accident was when. Courtland Smith's
middle-weight hunter, "O. X.," fell in
taking the iirst hurdle, giving his rider,
McCauley, of Washington, quite a bad
spill. The display of horseflesh was
very fine, Washington, Baltimore. Phila
delphia and New York being entered in
nearly every class.
The victory of Jefferson ~M. Levy's
"King Edward" and "Frank" in the class
for carriage horses was a popular one.
The second prize in this class went to C.
D. Langhorne's "Jumbo," and "Frank;"
W. G. Fletcher's "Light Hands" was
declared by many 10 be the best saddle
horse ever seen in Virginia.
The programme for to-morrow is a
brilliant ono. In one of the jumping
classes there will be twenty-six contest
ants. Tho ladies' hunter class, in which
there are nineteen entries, will he the
most beautiful of the show.
The first prize winners to-day were:
Thoroughbred stallions. R. J. Hancock's
"Eon;" roadster stallions, J. Tatnall
Lea's "Blopmfleld;" sporting tandem,
Courtland H. Smith's "Challenger " and
"Champion;" Albemarle hunters, Dr. F.
D. Owsley's "Marguerite;" half-bred
suckling colts, P. 11. Gentry; half-bred
colts, Frank A. Massie's "iliss Tippy."
roadsters, W. Otto Netting's "Doctor _;"
park saddle, AY. G. Fletcher's "Light
Hands;" ladies' Harness horses, 11. T.
Holladay's "Princess Bonnie;" heavy and
middle-weight hunters, Charles 11. Hur
kamp's "Amaret;" ponies in harness, .1.
G. Ferneyhough's "Billy;" gentlemen's
roadsters. R. L. Thomas, and Gleason
and Comer, "Scottish Lad" and An
nie G; carriage horses, Jefferson M.
Levy's "King: Edward" and "Frank;"
bost galted saddler, L. M. Walker's
"Princo Charley;" hunters, Charles 11.
Hurkamp's "Amaret;" horses in harness,
Lewis and Cochran's "Fleshy" and
"Flirt;" green hunters, Charles 11. Hur
kamp's "Captain Jinks."
SEVENTH DAY ADVENTISTS.
Third Annual Encampment is Now Being Held
in Culpcper.
(Speclnl Dispatch to The Times.)
CULPJSPER, VA., Aug. 14.— The State
encampment of the "Seventh Day Auven
tists" commenced its annual session here
to-day, with large numbers of that faith
in attendance. They live here In tents,
which are pitched within the corporation
limits, and conduct their meetings in an
orderly manner, having three daily ses
sions and one also at., night. Their en
campment will last Were several days.
•juie Culpeper Morse and Colt Show will
he held on m-xt Tuesday and Wednesday,
the 20th and 21st instant, one-half-mile
from the city, on the old Culpeper fair
grounds. The premium list is the largest
and most varied In the history of the or
ganization, and the award of tne various
prizes will be greater than ever before.
Horses and colts nro already entered from
both far and near, and by the end of this
week the entries will be in greater num
bers than at any previous time in the life
of this most important association.
Tho negroes propose to hold here nest
week, on the 2.'M instant, their annual
emancipation celebration and to run some
excursions to this place from different
points: notably, from Washington, D. C,
the. negro Mecca, but the .Mayor has al
ready taken the necessary precautionary
steps with the Governor of this State that
no negro troops or companies under arms
shall come here.
DRIFTING MATCH.
Botli Yachts Gave Up the Rnce and Were
Towed Back to City.
(I!y Associated Press..)
NEWPORT, P.. 1., Auk. 14.— After a
drifting match of three hours and forty
minutes to-day the Columbia and Consti
tution gave up the race and wire towed
back to the city. At that time the wind
had fallen to a flat calm. Neither lipat
had steerage way and tho outer mark
was still over four miles away. The race
will not be resailed to-morrow, as both
boats are now on their way up the sound
in tow to be on hand for the Larchmont
Regatta on Friday, in which both will
race*
When the race was given up there was
nothing- to choose between tho two
yachts. So far as could be Judged the
distances to the turning buoy were about
equal.
Drov.ned at the Ford.
CSpecial Dispatch to the Times.)
ROANOKE, VA., Aug. 14.— A colored
man named Hughes, from Hollins, was
drowned with his horse while attempting
to ford Tinker Creek this afternoon.
Hughes was a truck farmer and was
returning home from the Roanoke market.
Koberts--QorJon.
(Special Dispatch ro The Tim^s )
ROANOKE, VA., Aug. 14.— James 11.
Roberts and Miss Emma Gordon were
married to-night at 9 o'clock at Green
Memorial Church, Rev. Dr. Harper offi
ciating.
fw-Vv »y i _Gtf£_ ■w^r-*
W Jllg^'^M_.-
J_?J^4 _yS%LL;; : '_i^_iiE
Positively cured T>v these
iittlc Pills.
They also relieve Distress from Dyspepsia,
'ndigestion and Too Hearty Eating- A psr
:ct remedy for Dizziness, Nausea, Dronrsi
less, Bad Taste in the Mouth, Coated Tongue
Cain in the Side, TORPID LIVER. They
Regulate tht Bowels. Purdy Vegetable.
"mall s>Sls. Sms&U BO9T>=
Small PHce.
WILL NOT AFFECT
LOCAL CONCERNS
Filing of Consolidated Company
Mortgage Result of Combination
of Months Ago.
Tho fact that the Consolidated Tobacco
Company has absorbed the American To
bacco C4.lm.pany and the Continental To
bacco Company and subsidiary concerns
will in no way affect the branches of
tha American and Continental in this
city.
This consolidation was practically made
last June, .but it went into final effect on
Tuesday, when the Consolidated Company
filed a mortgage in tlie Hudson County
Court in Jersey City for $150,000,000, made
to the Western- Trust Company to secure
an issue of 4 per cent, bonds not to e.x
' cetd that amount. The date of the mort
gage was June ilSth.
The Allen & Gmter concern is the only
branch of the American Tobacco Com
pany here. The Whitlock Company rep
resent the American Cigar Company,
and the P. '11. Mayo & 'Bros.' plant is
controlled by the Continental Comnany.
These concerns come within the Consol
idated Tobacco Company's scheme. There
will be no change dn the business, how
ever, as the Consolidated Company merely
takes v:> tho stock.
The establishments mentioned above
employ about 3,000 hands, while about as
many more are employed in the independ
ent factories. The Wright factory on
Twenty-third Street was some time ago
merged into the Mayo branch.
The independent factories here are T.
C. Williams & Co., Patterson Tobacco
Company, C. AY. Spicer's Sons, T. T.
Mayo, J. N. Cullingworth. J. G. Dill, J.
B. Pace Tobacco Company, W. T. Han
cock, AY. J. Yarbrough & Son, Butler &
Bosher, Cameron & Cameron, United
States Tobacco Company and Larus Bros.
.JUSTICE JOHN'S COURT.
'Squire Graves Handles a Loag Bat Important
Docket.
The many friends of Justice Crutchfield
were much troubled to learn yesterday
that he was again tou unwell to leave
his room and would be unable to hold
court for some days. Justice Joha
■.va_s called home from his vacation
sojourn at Jordan Springs by a return of
the indisposition "which made him a pris
oner for some six weeks or two .mouths
last spring:. Tuesday he was well
enough to bo out and hold court, al
though looking rather badly. But yes
terday morning ho was again unable to
answer to tho roll-c_ll.
Yesterday 'Squire Craves dispensed
justice to all comers for an hour or more.
There was no case of very general or
commanding: importance. Ono or two
may develop into something later.
Detectives Gibson and Wn n had round
ed up an unprci'iissessing bunch of ne
groes, whom they charged with being 1
suspicious characters. Basil Lawrence
and one or two others of the tfanjj will
be held for ten days until the police have
completed their evidence ngainfft them.
W. M. .Johnson, alias Henry Knapper,
who seemed to be the leader of the gawff,
had retained the services of Mr. I>. O.
■\Venclenberg:, who argued long and skiil
tully concerning Johnsons innocence,
etc. Detective Gibson as skillfully eom
batted the arguments of .Mr. Wendenbergf,
and went so far as to admit that, apart
from the charge of stealing a coat, the
character of this crowd seemed to be
somewhat assailed by the fact that in
their baggage had been found a number
of flimtlam pocket-books, knives, etc., of
the character that they had used in their
opi rations 0:1 members ofthefr own race.
Johnson's case will be heard in full on
Tuesday next. 'Squire Graves named $500
as. the bail, and this Johnson was unable
to give.
THE MAYOR'S SALARY.
A Movement on Foot to Increase U to Three
Thousand.
There is a movement on foot among
certain members of tho City Council look
ing to the increase of the salary of the
Mayor. At present the salary of that of
iicial is $2,500 a year. Those who have
been considering the matter think that
the salary of such a high official should
be not less than $3,000.
Some of the Councilmen favor the cre
ation of an office to be known as the
clerk to the Mayor, and to place the mon
ey suggest! (I by those who favor the in
crease in salary to the credit of a fund
for paying the clerk.
Those who will propose the Increase
will, at the same time, introduce a reso
lution covering the point raised by those
who favor a clerkship. The resolution
will provide for a clerk, whose salary is
to be paid by the Mayor from his increas
ed salary.
BOTH OF THEM DOING WELL
Messrs. Moore and Hawkes Will Soon be Able
to Return to Work.
Mr. L. K. Moore, the brakeman who
was Injured in the Chesapeake and Ohio
collision on Tuesday, is at his home. Xo.
1023 West Cary Street. He complains of
a stiff back, and has to handle himself
very carefully owing to a cut under his
ri.Ljht shoulder, but is not confined to his
bed. lie expects to be at work again
shortly.
J. E. Hawkes, the fireman on the same
train, who boards ;it No. 429 South Pine,
is at the Retreat for the Sick. He was
caught under the trucks in the accident,
and received many severe bruises. Dr.
Ross is treating him, as well as Moore,
and expects to have him out aud at work
a^ain before very long.
Bad Weather Makes No Difference.
In the face of unprecedented August
weather, the Casino has been drawing
phenomenal crowds. The excellence of
tho bill, which contains six numbers,
all far above tho average, coupled with
the i;ict that the theater is amply x>ro
tetecd against inclement weather, ac
count for this fact.
The imported act—^Dle. Ethadoro— is
pne of the best sent to us from across
the Atlantic. Mr. and Mrs. Iliatt con
tinue to score the hit of tho bill, and
the vitagraph pictures are the best seen
here this year. Three other features of
equal strength go to make up one of the
most entertaining bills of the season.
Street Committee.
The Richmond and Petersburg Elocttic
Railway and the Jenkins Rapid 'I'rhfcsic
Company are both looking; forward to
the meeting of the Street Committee
thss afternoon with interest and antic
ipation. Both of thest; companies h:ive
met with some delays in getting their
measures through the committee. The
former wants to come in to Broad Street
and thf> later to construct an e-lcctric Jine
from Fulton to the western part of the
city across a viaduct over the valley of
Shockoe Creek. The committee will prob
ably act on these two schemes this eve
ning.
Nataforium Concert on Salurday.
Owing to the inclemency of the
weather. the Natatorium was closed last
night. Thi low's orchestra will play at
the resort next Saturday evening from
7 to 10 o'clock.
In the City Hall Courts.
In the Chancery Court yesterday Frank
D. Biount Qualified as executor of L-. H;
Blount, estate valued at iio.QOO, and Mrs.
Lizzie 35.'. Talbott qualified as administra
trix of Allan Taibott.
Judge Witt left to-day- for Marshall,
Fauquier county, to spend his vacation
SCHOOLS AND COfiLEQES.
iS_S CHMoSfS coCi-iEGEr^^^
Thorough instruction in courses leading to dsgrsss of B. A. t B. S., M. A. and Bachelor
of Law. Besides the full Professors named below, there are seven Assistant Professors or
Instructors, ail college of university traduates of experience in teachnig. The Prof essors ire
Physics and Astronomy, ChaS. H. WIRSTON, M. A., LL. D-; Cticmistry and ticolozy, J. R
Hunter, M. A., Ph. D.; Mathematics. R. E. Games, M. A.; Utinxad History, S.C. -Mitchell
M, A., Ph. D.; English, J. A. C Chandler, M. A., Ph. D.; Greek. W. A. Harris, M. A., Ph
D.; Philosophy, \Vm. H. Whitsitt, LL. D.; Modern Languages, F. W. Boatwright, M. A.
LL. D.; Law, ROGER GREGORY, LL. D.
Expenses are moderate, averaging less than $250 for session of nine months. Session
begins September 19, 1901. For catalogue, address F. W. BOATWRIGHT. President.
Richmond, V_»
COLLEGE OF I
WILLIAM! &,S¥fARY,
WILLIAMSBURG. V 4.
TWO HrNDKEDTH A.YD XTNTH SF.SSJO*.
First. Full Collegiate Course. Session
begins first Thursday in October.
Second. Full Normal Course. Board,
including fuel, lights and washing, 510 a
month.
N"o tuition fees for students in Normal
Department.
Stnd for catalogue.
LYON G. TYLER, President,
ir. A.. LL, D.
Noliey's School for Boys,
107 NORTH FINE STREET.
OPENS SEPT. 23.
New pupils enrolled September 20.
Catalogues at the book-stores.
GEO. MERRITT NOLLE V. Principal.
ALGERNON B. CHANDLER. JR.
(M. A. Univ. Va.}.
Associate Principal.
J. M. LEAR. B. A., Assistant.
For further particulars address tha
principal at Nimrod Hall. Va.
BETHEL MILITARY ACADEMY (Inc.).
Near \V»rr'>mnn. E~ta!>;i^h-><l fnvi.
Location unsurpassed forhealth and social influ
ence*. PrJ"par>'s for business, college anj ki» v»ra
m<T.t academies Session opens Sep^Ufh. Aildres
THH R CIPALS. BETHEL ftCAOEMY P. 0.. VA
WASHINGTON, D. C.
ISf-i VERMOXT AVENUE.
A Boarding School for Young Ladfei.
Mrs. MARY I). CHEIfOTVETH TURXEK.
Mrs. ELIZABETH D. CHENOW_T_ SLOAN
Attractive Homes
$10,000. Very Handsome Three-Story Brick
Residence, Grove Av;nu;, near
Beech.
$6,500. Large Three-Story Briirk. Residence,
Fourth Street, near Gamble's |
Hilt
56,500. Handsome Three-Story Brick Resi
dence on Grace near Fourth.
$6,000. Three-Story Brick Residence on
Floyd Avenue, near Beech Street.
54,500. Very Attractive Brick Residence,
Cary Street, near First.
$4,500. Two-Story Modern Brick Dwelling,
Flovd Avenue, near Piutn Street;
eight rooms.
ALSO SEVERAL ATTRACTIVE DWELLINGS (
C. &_.. <^ H. L_.
SUMMER RESORTS.
OLD POINT COMFORT,
Turkish and Russian Baths. Salt and j
Fresh Water Plunse.
NL\V LUNCH ROOMS.
Booklets. Information.
GEO. A. KEEtiEK.
Manager.
Pnnnf3in Ton |l^§iP
An hUtorie Summer Resort, orerlootinz Ikti
Flnf chalybeate and otW w ; .r,. r *. GOOJ table.
Reasonable mi»-- Only -t'-i hours fiuin Richmond,
an<l.2jj miles from Basic at junction of C. £ 0.
mid S»V_ TV. Railways.
Addreja MA..-3IE _ CO., Aflon, \a.
EXCURSIONS.
ANNUAL 'PICNIC,
Richmond City Lodge, No. 261, O. B. A.,
for benefit relief fund, at
Tilandon Park,
TUCKSDAY, AUGUST 15, 1901.
From 3 to 11 P. M.
Th» above picnic has been postponed
on account of rain until THURSDAY, AU
GUST 15, 19 :. All ti :ki ts for the ab >ye
date will be :■-■■: on :, « THURSDAY.
MEETINGS
A MEETING OF THE STOCKHOLDERS
of 'he IRON GATE LAND AND IM
PROVEMENT COMPANY will be he!d
at the office of Wililarn L. Royal!, No.
911 East Main Street, Richmond. Va., on
TUESDAY, A igust 20. 1301.
By order of the Executive Committee.
TO-NIGHT.
-VAUDEVILLE.-
AN" ALL-STAB iULL.
Prices: !oc, 20c, ;Oe.
with his family, who have been there
some weeks.
A marriage license has been issued to
Allison M. Brown and .Belle C. Lorgent,
the marriage to take place yesterday.
TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION.
Question of Joining .Militia Organizations
Came Up ana Was Tabled.
<By Associated Press.)
BIRMINGHAM, AI_V., Aug. 14.— At to
day's session of the annual convention of
the International Typographical Union
consideration of the report of th<r Laws
Committee was continued. An amend
ment offered by President Lynch, relative
to the manner of appealing from the de
cision ot" a subordinate union, was adopt
ed. The appeal :.-= rirsi to be submitted to
the president. The aggrieved party can
appeal from the president's d* Islon ' >
th(> Executive Connctl, and finally to tiv*
Ir.u-rnational body.
It was decided to pay the president and
secretary-treasury §1,500 each annually,
with traveling expenses added.
Delegate Cutting; o£ Boston, proposed a
resolution prohibiting any member of the
union from becoming: a "member of the
National Guard cr other military organi
zations. This gave rise to an animated
debate. Finally the whole proposition
Cincinnati was unanimously closer tot
the convention of 1002.
M'GUIfiE'S «'«",' SCHOOL,
Opposite Monroe Park, Richmond, Va.
37TH SESSION. SEPT. 23, 1901, TO JU.IE 20, 1902
UNIVERSITY AND COLLEfiE DEGREES. DI-
P1.0.MA5. ETC.— Recent Records:
USrVERSTTY OF VIRGINIA -!*<«. '<w_j De gr **«
•r, PiplnTaa?. TWO of the Five M. A. I*.1 *. _00-
IPOl— 6 Degr<-e«, 55 Diploma.l.
RICHMOND CO__EG_— 1393->»t— 3 r>»-r»«» IT
Diploma*. 2 iUa*ls. lM<M9o:— i Degree*. IS
Elploniat. 1 Me'iu!.
USIVKRSITY COLLEGE OF JtEDtCnSE-IJW
19C0—3 D-gvett.
Trlncipnl »• hoir.r nffcr P-ptfmb<r sth. r,<,.
lojur. with complete College Re.or.l. T«3Ch«r»
Couric, System, etc., at book nnri drug Kores, «ad
by application to JOHN* V. McOClftE
or M. M. Mi GUIRE,
IS Chamber of Commerce. Richmond, V».
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA.
It Is the cap»ton» of thr Public Fre« S.-hool
System nf Virginia.
Free to Virginians in the Academic Department
Neif »r.d Florlr Equipped Hospital.
_ETT_KS, SCIENCE. LAW, HEBICIJfE
EN'GINEERIN'O.
VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE
LEXINGTON. VA.
KM Year. Stftto, Military-, ScfenHffe and Tech
nical Scboot. Thorough Coarse j in genera] ami
applied Chemistry-, Etectrlcltv and ETit«tne«Tinr.
f..nf-r< •\»<-rv» of eradu.u- in A- .<! .•-■ ■ . ,. !r ...
also degree»o{ Bachetot of Sclen. tin ;.■■■.•>',■,!
Courses. All exj>.-m^.->, Incladlni cl •- a~l
Incidentals, provided at r.up •.: >~ . ; .. ,-~ 1 , ! m i
a? an ATEBAOE for !h<- four year», I I li st»« of
OLTFtr. Kor Information, B<i<tre<a
Ggy. SCOTT SinPf.Bttp t itendent.
Hampden-Siciney College.
The lKth s«3?ioa will open W-dn-vlir ■»•»
Umber llth. l!" 01. ForGataloiines :,:.ii.. '
Prof. ft. C. BKOCK. Cter* oil „. ult*
Hampden Sidney. V».
and Investments.
$5,000. Ten-Room Modern Brick Dwelling
on Main, r.;ar Monroe Park.
$2,650. Twelve-Room Brick Dwelling on
Franklin, near Twenty-Sixth
Street; 66-foot tot.
$1,600. Seven-Room Frisne Dwelling on
Thirty-First, near Marsha!!. A
neat home.
$1,250. Five-Room Frame Dwelling on
South Laurel Street.
SS3O. Five-Room Frame Dwelling on
West Gary Street.
$600. Five-Room House op. Calhoun Street.
A tine-paying investment.
$550- A Three-Room House, renting f<j
55-50 per month.
IN BARTOX HEIGHTS AND CHESTNUT HILL.
, DENOON,
821 East Main Streat.
WANTED.
SPKdAT, BUM3HER PRrCES ON RS
upho!aterJni< and Ke-coverlng Parlor
tjultea. Odd Chairs. Coache*, etc. All
the latest stvtea of covering shown, arj
IT COSTS YOU NOTHING ro have o'ir
foreman call on you and give estimates.
■ 'HAH. <;. JURGJENS' PO.V. Apply at
store. a:>-4'.'l Eaat Broad Street, or at
factory, loii-llt-lia N. Eiehth Streft.
WANTED, ONE OR TWO OE.VTI.E.MKN
to board in private family i:>
where there are no other boarders. Ad
dress BOARD, c tre Timi a office.
WANTED, TO UF.NT A HOUSE OH
Flat of six rooms by September lat.
within ten minutes' walk "f Fifth and
Broad Sir.-.!.-. Rent no! to ' exceed
Sis or s^o per monh. Addreaa r.. B. a..
care Leader.
WANTED. DESTRABLE RiSTDBXCE
in West-Khd 0.. Floyd. Grove or Park
Avenue. Must ; .•• modem improve
ments. Will 1 ■: tetween $400 and >■'-•>
i"-r annum. Sh >r or long !":i^'-. Ad
dresa il.i 1 . O. Box s^.
H 11. !' U \.N li D— Mnltr,
WANTED, A REGISTERED c>K AS
sistant Reglsi tl PI am ■ 11 N ne
but sober, r. .; person •» I<l
dress. giving refei ■•. - ■ ••
pected, F. 5. t;.. Box 302. Winchester,
Y.i.
WANTED— AT ••• . ONE
.iit; and BANE) .-a.. HAND. Vpi .
I,!:: >.!•:.'.-';. :. "
WANTED FOR r. S. AR3ET: A - ; ■.
Unm:'rri-"ci rn>'!i betwei n .. : ■ -"
::,:>; citizena of LTnll d States 01 -■• 1
character and temperate habits who an
apeak, read •■.•■.■ l write English s"or in
formation apply to RECRUITING OF
FICE, No. 110 P.. Broad St
WANTED-STARK NURSERY PAYS
cash weekly If you sell <i-trW trees.
Louisiana, Missouri; Dansvilte, New
; _ V 5 k -
WANTED. PORTER. AFBLX GAN3-
RADY COirFANX. .
H KI.P \V rXSXED— FemaIe.
~"
!50 White girls to feed ma
chines. Work easily learned;
good wages and steady em
: ployment. ALLEN & GINTER,
: 7th and Gary
■WANTED, AN iJXPERIEXCED COOK.
Wages, •$!" r ) ' >r month. Mrs. J. GANS,
Barton Avenue and Battery Street. Bar
ton Heights.
IMiI'I.OVMUNT WANTM)— Krniaie.
1 WANTED, POSITION A,S TEtAdIER
tute, with ftve y~-:r±' successful es • ■ -
Teaches English, Latis. French ai'-'l
German Has rtrst-claaa testimonials.
Ad,liv.<3 Mis? NFJL_U>N. Kup:.!;in. Va. •
WANTED, BY A YOI'XO r.AOY OF KX
peri**:) 1 ""- hoWlng! first-srrade certlffcaca
an>l with excellent references. - : i o*i
tU>n to teach. Private family preferred.
Branches - Latin, French. English.
Mathematics and Music. References -t
chaneed Actdrese Mlsa ROBERTA
WASHINGTON. Woodiord's Va
I — ' ~™
SEA— iRO PKOPOSiVLS.
i Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company.
Richmond, Va., August t. : • I
j SLA!.EI> PROPOSALS AFli; INVITED
for the gradtnjr of two <-) miles r i ; 1 -;"
read between ('h-^'-T a.:\d v :t- "''• -f ■-
Attini l^ Coast JfJneßaUroad The « <ctt
embraces about t-wxOOO ■ iioic ..i.i.-> • -
' excavation, of which 35.000 varU.^ is •.*»
be borrowed. Biiia will b« :■■ > 1 •■ ■'■•■
V." o'clock NOON. ACCUSX 20. 1001
The Railroad Company :'-': '-' r ,;~ ™_
rIR-ht to reject any or.airbKW • <^r rru
j. flic, speciflcationa .iru! other ••".:• ■rß.a.to.x
apply at tn< office of the G«n< ! -
intendent at BynJ-Strr^t » ta:: ,'.?- v'VT
mond. or at the Washington =»tre«t of
l nee. Petersburg. Va^ p MY EK3.
General Su»eri:iwnden_

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