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TWELVE PERISH IN
' FLAME AND WATER
Others. are Probably Fatally Injured
in Tunnel Disaster.
MANY RESCUED FROM DEATH.
PUmes Bnrst Out in a Temporary Water Crib
Two Miles Out in Lake and Added More
Victims to List of Those Who
(By Associated Prrss.)
CLEVELAND, 0., Aus. 11— Five men
%-ere burned to death, lour were drowned,
three and possibly four were suffocated,
.-vnd several injur.-d as the result of a fire
vhith destroyed a. temporary v.-uK-r- works
crib two mill's off Cleveland harbor early
to-day. The doad, so 1-ir as k.iown:
Arthur Hasty, drowned, body lecuvcrc-d.
Mark Stride r, drowned.
Arthur Hatrtings-, burned.
j'h;!nm«?r Jones, suffocated.
John Martin, drowned.
John Kowlesky, drowned, body recov
i-our unidentified men wore burned.
The- Injured so far as known:
.!( hn Leeee, probably a broken back,
O. Braddock, burned about hands and
' hark-s Smith, overcome by gas in tun
jj.-ivH Kelly, rescuier, overcome by gas
t-'iiil Imprisoned in tunnel:
Victor Kaufinann, of Canton, probably
JiiJin Enpine, probably dead.
Adam Kreis, probably dead.
Twonly-six m«;n obeyed the orders of
Manager G. VanDuscn when the flames
brokf? out and took refuge in tho water
oa the floating pieces of wreckage. Four
of them lost' their hold upon their frail
floats-- and sunk beneath the waves just
a a help reached their comrades.
Fire and harbor tugs with rescuing par
ties on board reached the crib soon after
the flames broke out, but when they ar
rived the structure was a seething mass
of flames and all hope of 6aving it was
The tugs «rcled around tho burning
crib, pick up men from the water and
meantime playing heavy streams upon
While the firemen were pouring water
on the flames, there was a roaring fur
nace beneath which could not be reached,
After two houi-w' of hard work, :ive chair
ed bodies were found, burned beyond
recognition. Two were in the attitude
of prayer. They were caught like rats in
a trap. One body was burned to alm*r.-t
nothing. All that coiild be found of it
■were a skull aJid some bones.
The bodies of two other men lay close
to those that were on their knees. They
must have been suffocated before the
flames reached them. As soon as the live
bodies were discovered, the tug Kennedy
returned to the harbor at once and noti
fied the Coroner of the discovery.
MEN IN TUNNEL.
Ways and means were being dovisrd
to reach the men in the tunnel whose
air supply bad apparently been shut off
by the burning of ihe compressed air
machinery-. At the mouth of the shatt,
wliich was like a furr.ice, the iron worK
was red li<jl from ?he flames. Final!:,
after a <?< ;ug«- of water h?.<! been carcTrn
on tho smouldering: shaft entrance, .i
voice was heard fronthe bottom ctiliing
for help. "For Ood's sake throw down
a rope. Throw down a rop?," a man
called. A line was quickly dropped down.
He yelled again to the rescuers to pull
him up. Slowly and carefully he was
raised. His pallid face, covered win
slime, his staling eves and heaving chest
told of the horror he l.ad gone througn.
Ho was Win'.-im Cn*iy. of Canton.
MOBE DEAD THAN ALIVE.
As soon as he couid gasp Curry said:
"They are al! at the bottom of the shaft,
hurry '..]>." It quick succession seven
others were brought up from the foul and
stifling air of the tuni-el. They reported
ihat two other men were lyii.g uncon
scious at the bottom of the shaft. A
worlrmnn volunce*r«j3 "o rescue these
men. and h? was quickly lowered into the
shaft. In a few minutes the unconscious
men were brought up more, dead than
The tugs that hurried out to the scene,
ns soon ns the fire was discovered, suc
ceeded in rescuing no less than twenty
'men who wero found clinging to wreck
age and ropes tied to the burning struc
The tunnel, which has been under
course of construction for several years
past and is still far from completion, has
been the cause, all told, of the loss of
more than thirty lives.
CAUSE OF FIRE.
Four years ago an explosion in the
shore section of tho tunnel resulted in
the suffocation of eighteen men. Two
years ago in a similar accident several
more men were killed at almost tho same
place and to-day's catastrophe adds at
least ten additional names to the death
The fire which destroyed the crib this
morning was duo to an overheated boiler
smokestack. The boiler exploded soon
after tho flames broke out. The crib it
self was of pine timber, built up straight
fiom the water's edge. The men. who
were asleep in their bunks, sprang up to
find themselves in the midst of the flames.
The hoards all around tlu-m were burning
fiercely. # Down in the shaft, under the
lake, eleven men were at work digging,
unconscious, until the air supply was cut
off, of th* aivful holocaust above them.
PEACE IN BASEBALL.
One Bij League of Tea Clubs is the Pro-
gramme for Next Season.
fSy Associated Fit»s.">
CHICAGO. ILL.. Aug. H.-The Inter-
Ocejin will say to-morrow:
"One big baseball league for next sea
son, ten clubs. James A. Hart or Ban
Johnson for president; Ban Johnson or
Jumes A. Kart. secretary and treasurer;
Andrew J. Fre<'dtnan. main wheel of the
Board of Directors. Such is the last com
bination formed upon the baseball map.
and such is tho ceal, which, unless some
body's temper overturns tho scheme will
in all probability, be carried through.
"The rival clubs of Boston, Chicago and
Philadelphia will be consolidated. The
circuit will be Boston. New York, Phila
delphia. Washington and Baltimore or
Providence or Brooklyn, East: Chicago
Cincinnati. Pitteburg:, St. Louis and De
troit in tho West.
"Men will be distributed so as to secure
strong team?. There will not be a weak
tc-am in ihe lot, and the struggle ought to
be one of the closest and prettiest on
MISS UNDERHiLL ARRIVES.
Reception Given in Her Honor at the Virginia
Miss Klenorc Onderhill will take charge
us superintendent of tho Virginia Hospital
to-day. Miss I'nderhill arrived from New
York yesurday afternoon, and !ast night
was welcomed at the hospital by an in
formal reception tendered in her honor
by the Lady Board of Managers and
members of the Board of Directors. She
met tho nurses of the institution, who np
ltf-ared in uniform.
Mi:<s Helen Harlan. who has boon in
charge since the departure of Miss Run
doljih. will remain as assistant superin
tendent for several days.
Sb» l^iiyi, mads
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Tne imputation Of W. L. Douglas 53.00
shoo* for etyle, comfort and -wear hns
• excelled all other makes sold for S3.EO.
•riiia excellent reputation hair been v.-on by
merit alone. " W. L. Doutclaa shoes have to
Civo better satisfaction than other 53.50
chocs because his reputation for the best
$3.50 shoes must be maintained. The
Btnndard has always been placed so high
that the wearer receives more value for
his money in tho W. L. Douglas s3.so shoes
than lie enn get elsewhere.
W. li. Douglas sells more $3.50 shoes than
any other tv,-o manufacturers in the world.
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rmtdQcfiliQsaznahiste grade; teaiharse
used fn $£.GO .wrf $CG£? shoes, ana
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Sold by 03 pougLos etores in American
citios selling direct from factory to ive2rer
I at cno profit; and shoe dealers everywhere.
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| vrilli ixiJJie an:l prico dumped on bottom.
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(Continued from Third Page.)
these poor unfortunates, who were de
serving of our tenderest care and sym
pathy, wore incarcerated in jails and
crowded in ce\is with criminals and
felons. Since Democracy has had control
this disgrace h;:.s been eliminated, the
asylums at Staunton and at Williains
liurg have been enlarged, a new asylum
lias been erected at Marion and to-day
there is not one of thtsc* unfortunates in
all this broad Commonwealth who is not
taken care of and properly and amply
Jv lore Democracy came into power not
a ditm\ not a cent was appropriated to
encourage or to develop agriculture, al
though those following lhat pursuit
were ilio main creators of wealth in this
Stale und constituted more than three
rourtiiß of its citizens. Democratic
power lias witnessed the creation In this
State of an Agricultural Department
with increasing appropriations each
year, which wili develop, encourage and
make men. i rofitable this occupation.
DEPARTMENT OF L.ABOR;
Those who dominated the State prior
to Democratic control made no provision
tor a Department of Labor. Re ent
years have seen tho creation by Virginia
Democracy of a Liurcau of Labor, the
efforts of which are directed to procure
benefits and blessings for those who toil
in shops and in factories and to endeavor
to procure for them a larger share of
the wealth which their labor creates.
A more splendid record of Improve
ment, of betterment, «.i" progress, can
not, 1 daix- say. be presented by the
State administration of a single State in
To have procured all those Increased
benefits, to have obained all these new
and great blessings, the people would
Have willingly consented to increased
taxation. But, listen! listen: All this
has been accomplished, all these in
creased appropriations made for good
and noble purposes, and Democracy h: j .s
actually reduced State, taxation from 50
cents on thu ?10u to -50 cents on the
Tills wonderful achievement has been
possible. first, by scrupulous hon
esty and economy in administration!; sec
ond, by creating new sources of revenue.
While parties in other States have been
content to declare in platforms and in
speeches for an income tax, the Virginia
Democracy has boldly imposed an in
crrae tax of one per cent, on all in
cames of over St^K), thus forcing wealth
to pay its share of governmental bur
dens. Since it came into power, Democ
racy has re-iclied out its hand ar.d col
lected large revenues from the granting
of charters to corporations, from the
profits of banks, from telephone, tele
graph, express and transportation com
panies; it has gone to the railroad com
panies, greatly increased the amount of
taxes required from them and lias made
thorn pay a fairer share of tax bur
This is the magnificent record that the
Democracy of this State has mnde during
its administration of fifteen years.
Is it surprising- that each year has
brought increased Democratic majorities?
Is it surprising that our old enemy, the
Republican party, disheartened by our
splendid record in State administration,
which they have been unable to criticise
or to misrepresent, lias become discouraged
and has practically abandoned all political
contests in this State? The Republican
party in Virginia has gntten into the con
dition of the Spanish fleet, as —V^ by
Dewey after the battle of Manila, "What
we have not captured of them we have
In the political storms of the last fifteen
> ears, Virginia has witnessed the wreck
and overthrow of the Democratic party in
the States surrounding her. Maryland,
West Virginia. Kentucky and Xorth Caro
lina have each In turn surrendered and
been subjected to Republican supremacy.
During these years Virginia has stood like
a Gibraltar of Democracy, as an oasis in
the desert of Republicanism. This re
sulted from tho fact that the past record
of the Democratic party in Virginia has
been such as to inspire the confidence and
t-> hold the affections of the people. This
success will continue so lone: as wo p. re
clean, honest and economical in our ad
ministration of affairs; so long as wp give
to tho State officials who are brave, in
corruptible and worths 1 ;; so long as we ap
propriate public, funds only for public
sr<x>d and public utilities: so long as we
limit taxation to public needs; so long as
we justly distribute taxes between all
classes and all business; so long as we
iri\'v>. to both capital and Inbor equal op-,
portunitles for increase and for better
ment: so long fls we encourage material
development and nrogress: so lons as all
our public institutions are free from scan
dal and favoritism: so long 1 ns we build
close to and make our party the champion
of tho irrent masses: so long as we do not
give power to flemasrogrups. who promise
much and do little: si Ion? as the onrty
does not onconmpc c^ssen^'ons md dis
cord: so lone as r> n rlv f»nltv and narty
Bervjc* are '» men*"!' «« bade; 01 * of honor
and not causes of. disfavor. So Io«g as
THE TIMES: -RICHMOND VA THURSDAY. AUGUST 15. 1091-
the Democracy of Virginia will follow
these policies and principles it is deserv
ing ol success and its supremacy is as
Tho voices that sp£ak to Democracy
from the past, the inspirations that spring
from' the present, the possibilities that
crown the future should arouse in every
Democrat a firm resolve to adhere to his
party and to keep it such that it can and
will answe-r the great demand made upon
it by Virginia and our common country.
Mr. Montague was one of thoae who
went up to and shook hands with the
Congressman at the "conclusion of his ad- ,
Colonel R. C. Marshall and Hon. Ed
ward Echols, 'both in resnonse to calls,
made eloquent speeches, pledging their
hearty support to the ticket, and each
one did so in a spirit that eli'TSied the
cheers of thousands of people.
Li EUTKN ANT-GO V ERXR.
.On motion of Mr. Hunton. of Far
quier, the convention proceeded to nom
inate a candidate for Lieuu-nant-Gov
ernor, and Hon. R. Walton Moore was
recognized to name Colonel Willard. He
said the man put up for this place
should be Jit for Governor. Eloquently
JUr. Moore portrayed the public record
of the ycung millionaire candidate and
paid Colonel Willard's private life a
beautiful tribute. Ho referred to the
gallant party service of his friend and
said he had never failed to respond to
a call from his party or his country.
Mr. Moore spoke briefly, but with spien
did c-ffect, and closed with a brilliant
appeal for Colonel Wilktrd's nomina
Mr. O. D. Bachelder, of Newport News,
seconded Colonel Willard's nomination
in a brief speech, and then the ablei
and brilliant Congressman from the First
District was recognized to name Mr.
George W. LeCato, of Accomac, for the
same honor. It was several moments
before Mr. Jones could proceed, so fint
tering and long-continued was the re
ception accorded him. Ho dwelt upon
the fact that the. First District had a
right to expect representation on the
State ticket and then paid a glowing
tribute to the character and fitness of
the popular Eastern Shore loader. Ho
said that the party was passing through
a crucial period and it behooved the con
vention to distribute tho offices fairly.
AN ELTSCTRIC TAP.
At this moment tho electric bell was
accidentally rung and the band struck
up. It was quickly silenced by the chair
and Mr. Jones proceeded with his speech.
He said that Tidewater had not had a
represenative on tho State ticket for
fory years and that meanwhile the
others had often been given recognition.
He spoke of the wealth of the Tidewater
and her loyalty to the Democratic party,
and said it had the exclusive industries
of fish and oysters and trucking. He
said that this section had given seven
teen thousand out of. the thirty thou
sand majority given by Virginia in the
last national convention, and that Ac
comac was the largest Democratic
county in the State.
Mr. Jonc-s' throat was in bad condition,
but he spoke with great earnestness and
force. He said Piedmont stood here ask
ing for two places and Tidewater only
asked for one. His tribute to Dr. Le-
Cato's character and fitness was very
graceful and he was loudly applauded.
Hon. Charles T. Bland, of Portsmouth,
spoke briefly in seconding Dr. LoCato's
nomination, as did Judge George W.
Morris in favor of Colonel Willard. Hon.
Pembroke Pettit. of T'iuvanna spoke
eloquently for Dr. LeCato and stirred
up great enthusiasm.
Judge Gilmer S. Kendall, of Northamp
ton, spoke with great force for the candi
date from his neighboring county, at the
conclusion of which there were crios of
In tho midst of these cries ex-Senator
Stubbs, of Gloucester, endeavored to gain
recognition. Acting 1 Chairman Pollard
pounded tho table with hi? gavel, but still
t)v crowd yelled for a vote. Mr. Pollard
sounded the gong. The convention yejj-.
"vote," "vote-," and the gentleman from
Gloucester kept his stand on a chair yell
ing "Mr. Chairman." Tho confusion was
remarkable and much time was lost bo
fore order could be restored. Mr. Stiijibs
finally seconded Dr. LeCato's nomination.
His time had expired, but ho could not
hoar tho announcement of the Chair to
Tho confusion broke loose again and
Mr, Stubbs kept his stand. Tho Chairman
vainly triod to inform Mr. Stubbs that
his time was up, but he was so far off
that he could not hoar, and the conven
tion was in utter disorder for nearly half
ah hour. The band was ordered to play
by the chair while a messenger was sent
to inform Mr. Stubbs that his time was
up. Ho then came to Iho stage and the
confusion increased until Chairman Elly
son appealed to the convention with great
effort to bo. in order.
WI I/LARD NOMINATED.
Mr. Stubbs then completed his cpeoch.
and Mr. W. McDonald Leo moved that
the convention adjourn. This was over
whelmingly defeated and a roll-call or
dered. When Southampton was called
and sho voted tweive for Willard nnd five
for LeCato. it was evident that tho Fair
fax man had won by n big load, and that
a completion of tho roll-call would but in
croaso his splendid majority: ilon Cla^
jrott B. Jones, of King and Queen, a
strong LoCato loader, moved that the
nomination of Col. Willard bo made unan
imous. This motion prevailed amid the
wildest demonstrations of approval, and
tho convention, at T2:35. adjourned to meet
at 10 o'clock this morning.
Tidewater voted almost solidly for her
man. as far as the roll was called, and
most of tho strength of Mr. Swanson
voted for LoCato, as did much of that
of Mr. Jeffries, hut it has all .ilong boon
eviuent hpre that tho splendid; bio! Vir
ginia gentleman from Accomac could not
muster enough strength to defeat tho
popular yqung Fairfax leader.
The Fellow Servants' Law, Railroad Taxation
and Nominating Primaries.
Resolutions ns follows were offered and
referred to the Committee on Resolutions:
Byi Delegate C. M. Wallace, Jr., of
Richmond— "We declare against the doc
trine of fellow-servants as at present in
terpreted by the courts, and we favor the
incorporation in the new Constitution of
a provision abolishing that doctrine and
denning the liability of employers accord
in? to more reasonable principles."
By Colonel W. 11. Stewart, of Ports
mouth—"That steam and electric, rail
roads and other corporations possessing
public franchises should be assessed for
taxation In the same proportion to their
market value as city and county real es
tate owned by individuals, and the as
sessment of all real estate and personal
estate, whether owned by corporations or
by individuals, should be made Ly local
assessors who shall be elected by the
By Delegate Harper, of Loudoun coun
ty—"The Democrats of the Eighth Con
gressional District in caucus assembled
hereby instruct its representatives on the
Committee on Resolutions to urge the
adoption of some plan whereby all dele
gates of a State Convention shall be
chosen at a precinct primary held
throughout the entire State v«pon the
same day, and that all delegates to a
Congressional Convention shall also be
chosen at a precinct primary held upon
the same day throughout the said Con
gressional District, provided that all
such primaries shall be held not earlier
than sixty days from the date of the call
made by the regular Democratic Commit
tee having authority to make such call,
and that we further recommend to our
Legislature to legalize primaries."
By Congressman Hay— "Resolved. That
all "nominations for State and Federal
offices shall hereafter be made by primary
ballot, provided (1) that in the election
for the nomination to these offices the
primary election shall be held on t'«i
same day In all the counties and cities
of the State in the case of State officers
and Senators of the United States, and
that In nominations for the Federal House
of Representatives the primary election
shall be held on the same day la each
county and city of each Congressional
District, provided (2) th.'xt the Democratic
members of the General Assembly of Vir
ginia, shall vote for that candidate for
United States Senator who shall have re
ceived the nomination for United States
"RnsoK-Pd further. That It Is the sense
of tho Democratic party in convention
assembled that the next Legislature of
Virginia should pa.=-= a general primary
election law, covering: all primary elec
tions, and. especially to provide agair&t
the use of money in primary elections."
By Delegate "U"in£T. of the Fourth Dis
trict—A resolution to be found in the re
port of thf meeting of that district held
Busy Scenes in the Hall— Some of the
Senator Martin did not appear In the
hall. The feature of the day was the
great shakin; up of State committees.
An electric hell at T2:15 r. M. gave warn
ing- that work was about to begin. Chair
man Elly.-an presented the Rev. Carl E.
Grammer, of the Episcopal Church, of
this city, who offered the prayer. He could
not he ii^ari by one-tourth of the peo
ple in the hall, "on account of the moving
about of tho people, the click of the
telegraph Instruments and the clatter of
Mr. Ellyson made no speech. He sim
ply announced the temporary organiza
tion as folllows: William P. Barksdaie,
chairman; Joseph Button, secretary; and
R. H. Xichols, sergeant-at-arms.
Senator Barksdale was resplendent in a
prince albert, which he unbottoned as he
walked to the front of the sta^e.
His reception was enthusiastic. The
Senator deliverd his remarks in his usual
vigorous style. "William Jennings Bry
an's name and free siiver were cheered,
but not like they were a year ago.
One of the resolutions was presented by
Mr. Charles M. Wallace, Jr. It declared
in favor of placing in the new Constitu
tion some provision changing the doc
trine as now held by the courts in regard
to the liability of employers for injuries
received by employe-.
In the Eighth District convention a
resolution was offered by Mr. C. C. Car
lin, of Alexandria, endorsing the Chicago
platform, and it tvas overwhelmingly de
feated, and it was added that the rrat
ter be omitted from the proceedings of
the convention. This shows to some ex
tent the temper of tho delegates on the
The Second District convention was a
hot one. and resulted in the electing of
the members of the State Committee
chopen by tho Montague conference last
night. Captain TV. W. Dey was the only
old member re-elected.
SKETCHES OF THE NOMINEES.
Brief Reviews of the Careers of Alessrj.
Montnjru: and Willard.
Andrew Jackson Montague, whose nomi
nation by the Norfolk Convention as the
candidate of the Virginia Democracy for
Governor, came as the culmination of one
of the hottest campaigns ever waged
within the parly in this State, is still a
young man. He was born in Campbell
county, Va.j October 3, ISO 2, at the resi
dence of Charles Henry Lynch, where his
parents were refugeeing, having been
compelled to leave Middlesex, which was
in possession of the Federal troops. Mr.
Montague's father was the late Judge
Robert L. Montague, of Middlesex; a
famous campaign orator, familiarly
known in his flays as the "Red Fox" of
Middlesex. Ho is named from his uncle,
A. J. Montague, who, at the age of six
teen, left the military institute, entered
the Confederate ranks, and at the bloody
battle of Games' Mill laid down his life
for his country.
Mr. (Montague' grew up in a political
atmosphere, and his early years were in
evitably influenced by the contro
versial talents -possessed by his la
ther and which he so richly inher
ited. He entered college at Wil
liam and Mary, and later attended
tßichmond College, from which institu
tion he graduated with credit in 1882.
During the next two years he taught
school in Orange county. In the stimmer
of ISS4 he was a law student at the Uni
versity of Virginia, and In the fall of that
year he entered as a law student for the
regular session, graduating with the de
gree of B. L. at the ISSS commencement.
The following fall lie began the practice
of law in Danville, and his clientele rap
idly grew to good proportions. He inter
ested himself in p .lilies, and in ISSS he
•was 'barely defeated for Commonwealth'.^
Attorney by the late Henry E. Barks
Mr. Montague's name was prominently
mentioned for Congress in ISO 2, but h-c
declined to run against his personal
friend, Claude A. Swanson: President
Cleveland In 1593 appointed him District
Attorney for tli^ Western District oC Vir
ginia, a position he filled with the sfime
ability and dlHgence that have ever been
a characteristic of the young Virginian.
During all these years he continued to
apply himself to his profession and to
become more proficient in the practice
and more learned in the theory of the
■Mr. Montague's present office, that of
Attorney-General of the State, was won
from a brilliant field of opponents, and
during his incumbency he has ably Riled
the position that has been held in times
past by the best lawyers of the Virginia
Mr. Montague is a born orator— chaste,
elegant and fluent In his style. He pos
sesses smu personal ' 'magnetism, an..
there is a classical flavor about his speech
that has a peculiar charm. In debate he
is bolu. fearless and even aggressive. This
"he abundantly demonstrated in the re
cent successful campaign, in which his
short, crisp sentences, denunciatory of
"trickery" and "machine method?,"
played so important a. part.
Joseph E. Willard, of Fairfax, who was
last night unanimously nominated for
Lieutenant-Governor, is thirty-six years
of age. having been born May 1, 1565, in
Washington. D. C, where his father.
Major Charles Willard. was owner of
the famous Willard Hotel. Though not
born in the State. Colonel Willard is a
Virginian through and through, having
been educated exclusively in the schools
of the State, beginning his studies at the
Episcopal High School at "Alexandria,
then entering the Virginia Military In
stitute, where he graduated, and after
ward took law at the University of Vir
ginia under the late Professor John T>.
Minor. Though one of the wealthiest
men in the State, having inherited a very
large estate. Mr. Willard began the
practice of law in Fairfax county, he
has served three terms in the House of
Delegates and has exercised great in
fluence in that body.
Mr. Wil'.ard is a man of charming 1 per
sonality, possessing the gift of making
friends and holding them in his friend
ship. He is exceedingly popular In his
section of the State. During the Spanish-
American war, Mr. Willard was Captain
of Company I. Third Virginia. Regimen:,
which was composed of the boys of Fair
fax county. The company was equipped
entirely at the Captain's expense. A lit
tle later he was appointed by Governor
Tyler to a position on his staff, which
he still holds. The mother of Mr. Wil
lard was Miss Antonia J. Ford, of Fair
A GREAT FIGHT
(Continued from First Pase.)
Major Anderson has surely gotten his
share of them. Several ballots are
looked for, and the fight promises to be
a great on*. 'J, A. B.
TWO PROMINENT PEOPLE &F c c ata c r d rh.
Would These Two Cures Been Made if Some Remedy Had Been Substituted
air. r>. Young! attorney, counselor
of Aurora Lodge No. 66. of the .Mystic
Workers of the World, writes from I"-!
South Broadway. Aurora. 111., as fol
"I suffered with catarrh for eight
years be for" 1
that would h»!p
me. I have
of dollars trying
to pot relief, and
never found any
until I read ol
what P a r v n. a
claimed to do for
catarrhi A few
bottles cured nu»
not only cured
my catarrh *»'
until to-day I
feel ten years younger and in complete
nnd perfect health— in fact, a new man,
thanks to Peruha.V— Delancy Young.
When a patient calls at a drup store^°
procure some Peruna and the drug-gist
recommends something else that wth be
just as good! it may he that he uoes not
always recognir.e the r«sponslbilU> that
he is taking upon himself. Such a «üb
stitute is always sure to result in failure
and may result fatally.
In some cases catarrh has a tendency
to become chronic and it not infrequent
ly *ets up disease that finally proves
fatal Peruna tak^-n in time will prevent
these cases. To substitute some other
remedy means dangerous delay.
It is certainly a great responsibility
that any druggist takes upon himself to
recommend anyone to take some imita
Interesting Fight Before
(Continued From First Page.)
districts held this morning to select
members of the State Committee and of
standing committees were of more interest
than such meeting.-; usually are.
Many changes were made in the State
Committee showing that there will be a
reorganization of that body. In the First.
Fourth Fifth. Ninth and Tenth Districts
there are no changes. In the Second,
Third. Sixth and Eighth Districts only
one old man was retained, and in the
Seventh there was a clean sweep.
THE THIRD DISTRICT MEETING.
Tho Third District meeting was
h«ld in the Central Labor Hall. It
lasted a little more than one hour, but
was lively. The hall was almost unbear
ably hot and many of the deleg-ates ap
peared in their shirt-waists.
While there was no bad feeling mani
fested, th» anti-Montague people poked
a good deal of fun at their opponents.
Tha minority faction, led by Messrs. Har
ry M Smith. Jr.. Chris Manning and Cun
ningham Hall, worried their opponents by
several motions that were calculated to
tease and to worry.
In the smash up Messrs. Simon Solo
mon, E. L. C. Scott, Henry L. Carter
and Clyde Saunders went down most
gracefully. Their names were not even
presented for membership in the State
Committee. Mr. P. V. Cogbill was the
only old member re-elected. All that the
anti-Montague people got was the desig
nation of Harry Smith to nominate Mr.
Ellyson for State chairman and a few
members of the Committees on Resolu
tions, Organization and Credentials.
It was twenty minutes past ten o'clock
when District Chairman B. L. C. Scott
called the meeting to order. Mr. Henry
M. Tyler was nominated by Mr. Henry L.
Hutzler for temporary chairman.
Pr. R. F. Gaskins' name was plnced in
nomination, but he declined and Mr. Ty
ler was nominated by acclamation. Mr.
A. C. Ilarman was elected by acclama
tion temporary Secretary.
There was a fight over the election of
a temporary serg-eant-at-arms: Messrs.
Eugene Walton. L. C. Haake and Daniel
Weisiger, of Richmond, and W. M.
Crouch, of Goochland, were placed in
nomination. After the nominations were
closed the vote was reconsidered and the
chair was authori-ed to appoint the ser-
Keant-at-arms. >he chair named .Mr.
Walton. The temporary organization was
Then a motion was made to ro into
the election of five members of the Dis
trict Committee." This was followed by a
lively scene. Mr. H. M. Smith. Jr., mov
ed, as a substitute, that the chair appoint
the five members. He said It war pretty
well understood in advance who the live
members would be and he could name
Mr. W. A. Moneure offered as a sub
stitute a motion that Messrs. P. V. Cog
bill, of Chesterfield; John S. Harwood and
J. J. L'-reh. of Richmond; John C. Eas
ley, of Vonrico; and B. L. Winston be
"Then I withdraw my motion," said
"I will withdraw mine, too." said Mr.
"Then f renew mine," remarked Mr.
Smith, who soon thereafter again with
Capt. Cunningham Hall offered a reso
lution providing that in the interest of
harmony the minority faction be given
two members of the District Committee
and one each on the Committee on Cre
dentials. Resolutions and Permanent Or
Just at this point the list of persons en
titled to vote in the convention was call
ed for and was furnished the Secretary.
On motion of Mr. C. V. Meredith, no
contested delegations were permitted to
Capt. Hall did not press his resolution
to a vote and Mr. Moncure again placed
in nomination the following- ticket for
members of the District Committees:
Messrs. Cogbill, Harwood, Lynch, Easley
Mr. John W. Barrett nominated Mr.
Wm. B. Bradley.
After considerable discussion as to how
the vote should be taken and after the
roll-cali had been started. Mr. Bradley's
name was withdrawn by Mr. Barrett and
the ticket presented by Mr. Moncure was
elected by acclamation.
Dr. Jud. B. Wood offered a resolution
authorizing the chairman of the District
Convention to appoint the Committees
on Permanent Organization, Resolutions
and Credentials. This was opposed by
Mr. Charles M. Wallace, Jr., as a radi
cal departure from the usual custom. Dr.
Wood's resolution was adopted by an over
whelming vote. A resolution was offered
by Dr. Wood, endorsing J. Taylor Elly
son for State chairman, and directing the
chairman to select some one to present
Mr. Ellyson's name to the convention.
Chairman Tyler appointed Mr. H. M.
Smith, Jr.. to nominate Mr. Ellyson.
Hon. H. R. Pollard was unanimously en
dorsed for chairman of the big: conven
tion. Chairman Tyler appointed the com
mittees as follows: Credentials— Jud. B.
Wood. Richmond: W. W. Baker, Ches
terfield; Roger Gregory. Jr., New Kent.
Resolutions— \V. M. Holman, Goochland;
C. V. Meredith. Richmond: W. Conway
Sands, Henrlco county. Permanent Or
ganizations—J. W. Barrett. Richmond; J.
L Bland, King William; W. D. Cardwell,
Henrico. P. R. N.
• Dr. Hotta 111.
Dr. Hotta. a representative of the Chi
nese government, who is here making a
study of tobacco raisins, is a patient s.t
the, Virginia Hospital. He was taken ill
a few nights ago at the Lexington Ho
tel, and removed to the hospital, where he
is under the treatment of Dr. George
Ross. His con-iition fl%-aot serious.
tion of Feruna when the Ufc ot the
patient may depend upon having tne
Pcruria In tim?.
Rend the tpstimonials of th<w two
people that were cured by Peruna. Mad
th? druggist recommended on«- of these
imitations of Peruna. would it be sun
posed for an instant that these two peo
ple would bo well to-day.
Hen \V. S. I,an<\ Ordinary (Pro
bate Jucigre) for Wiik'-s county, Ga.;
writes from i>^- w^__
W a s h i n grton.
Ga.. the foliow
Columbus. O. :
fifnt Ifmen —
"This is to cer
tify that I have
used two and
of Peruna for a
very h::d cas^ of
catarrh, and am
happy to My to
you that I have
be f n entirely
cured and clad
1 y recrpmmonn
Peruna tn any
one suffering: from catarrh In any
form. Have also u&od it in my fam
ily with satisfactory results, both as a
tonic and remedy for catarrh."— W. S.
Judjje W. S. Lane.
If you rio not tlerlvp prompt and srits?:
factory results from the use of Perwns,
write at once to Dr. Hartman. Kiving a
full statement of your case, and he will
he pleased to Kive you his valuable ikl
Address Dr. Hartm.m. President .->f
The Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus, O.
CAN'T BE FOUND
Young Man From Staunton Dis
appeared From Private Sani
tarium Near Philadelphia.
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
nULAiiiiU'HIA, PA., Aug. I!.— The
entire country south of jiere is cxcti='i
over the disappearance' of Harry Lap
ham, J-i years old. who has not been
seen since the afternoon of the last
day of July. Lapham, who comes from
Staunton, Va., is affected with melan
choly, and was bearding at the farm
house of John Chamberlain, near
Strode's Mill, under the care of an at
tendant, H. 11. Smith. His father, H. C.
Lapham. is a Southern capitalist.
Harry's actions at Mr. Chamberlain's
house were noticed and commented upon
by all the neighbors. His favorite pas
time was to sit In a bank of poison ivy
and make faces at passing people. He
was also fond of starting small bon
fires on the edg-e of a wood. His parents
visited him la^t month, but their pres
ence excited 'him so that th-?y so-jd left
The young man went out for a walk as
usual on July 31st. but failed to return.
The police of neighboring: towns, includ
ing 1 West Chester. Downington, Clu-yur
and Wilmington, were notified and no
tices were posted at 'he various cross
roads, offering a liberal reward for the
return of the missing Southerner.
But ho returns not. Last Sunday the
village of Dilworthtown, near West
Chester, was startled ')y the nppearance
of a stranger, who bore some resem
blance to the missing: man.:
He was evidently of unsound mind,
for h<? had be- gun to undress in the- mid
dle of the road when some of the ma;*»
hands stepped up and stopped him. He
broke away and escaped.
Smith, with the young man's r .itn"r,
was in the civ yesterday following up
the clue, but so far they have met with
His Father a Prominent Buslcess Man In
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
STAUNTON, VA., Aug. 11. -Ha;ry
Lapham, reported missing, has been in
a private sanitarium near Philadelphia
many years. Harry Lapham is a son
of O. K. Lapham. who came here many
years ago rind engaged in the bark ex
tract business. He built thw extract
works and ran them successfully until
they were destroyed by fire. He
at one time iri the manufacture of beet
sugar and afterward was extensively
engaged in the lumber business In West
Virginia. He was a man of large 'ii^aris
and graet enterprise. His son waa never
in business brro. Mr. Lapham shipped
the products o; *lie bark, mill and hla
lumber to Eiii-j;ie.
CHAKLKSTOX, S. C, Aug. It.— The
Illinois Committee, charged with the se
lection or" a site for a building to be
erected at the South Carolina Interstate
and West Indian Exposition, arrived
here to-day frcm Buffalo.
UKEEXVILLE, N. C— News reached
here to-day of a double murder near
Gardners Cross Roads, in this county.
William Gardn-er and Mack Diekaon.
both white, quarrelled. Gardner drew a
pistol and shot three balls into Dick
son's abdomen. Then Dickson knocked
Gardner down, took the pistol and shot
the two remaining bullets into Gardner's
bedy. Both men fliM in a. short whil».
SAVANNAH. OA.— Stella and Gertrude
Ambrose, daughters of Pilot Andrew
Ambrose, were drowned to-day while
!>••. '.nj in the surf off Furbar's Point,
.MIAMI, FLA— Henry M. Flaglsr,
the niuiu-rnillionaire, has secured a di
vorce* un-ler the new Florida s[?.n;te,
which provides that insanity of f/-ur
years standing is sufficient jjrounda for
WASHINGTON.— Secretary Hay re
turriwl to the city after an absence of
several weeks, and was at hi* >I<.'S.<. to
day, giving attention co the rnsiness
which Inj accumulated in hi 3 Absence.
WASHINGTON*.— The postoff.ee at
Fort McPherson, Ga., is relegated from
the Presidential grade to the fourth
class, with Cyrus T. Smith, the post
master, reappointed to the lower «rade.
NAPLES.— The iune-ral of Signor Crispi
to-day was an imposing- exerit. Cordons
of troops lined the route, which was
through the princijal streets, and pre
sented arms as the funeral car passed,
The car was drawn by eight black horses
with sable trappings.
ATLANTA, GA.— A firm of cotton buy
ers announced to-day t.hat they hud taken
Rl"hmonfl P. Hobson into partnership.
CHATTANOOGA. TENN.— The postof
fice inspector herft has been notified that
the office at Gresston. Ga., was robbed
JAGERSFONTKIN. ORANGE RIVER
COLONY.— Commandant Pretorius. who
was recently shot through the eye, is
LONDON.— Sir Thomas Lipton started
for the United States to-day.
SAVANNAH. GA.— The funeral of Gen
eril George Moxley Sorrell was h?kt this
afternoon, the twelve military organiza
tions of Savannah forming the escort of
PENSACOLA. FLA.— Early this morn
ins: fire broke out at Chipley. Fla.. a rail
road station, and destroyed a large part
of the town. The loss Is ?XOO,OOO.
LONDON.— The Dally Mail says it un
derstands that Kitchener will return to
England about the middle of next month,
Lieutenant-General Lyttleton. assuming
tile chief command.
NIP AND TUCK IN
Both Sides Won Victories During
M'KEESPORT PLANT CLOSED.
On the Other Hand the Steel Corporatltr
Reopened the Biz Painter Mil in Pitts
burg — Both Sides Express Satisfac
tion With Situation.
(By Associated Pr-'M.)
PITTSBURG, r.v, Aug 14.— There w«
victories on both sides ot the great st«el
siriko to-day, but they furnish sv \\r.*.
on the ultiniato. r< i s-i!t of the conflict.
Tho strikers succeeded \;\ finally forcing
the National Tube Works at MelCeea
port, probably the largest Individual plant
In the United States Corporation, to ;-!.>so
On tho other hand, the steel ■ U »n
and a;*.! resumed operations with . -
union men at th^ Crescent ptanl i the
American Tiri-Plate Company at ■ ■ •
land. Two mills were on :it the Painter
plant, although one. ot them br ke d sen
during the day. and, .. mllng to '.!>•■
statement of th>' officials; hrr the mllla
in the Crescent plant were moving 1 . TU*
managers claim they will soon l:.i re "■ tm
working In full. The: m tka the fifth
and sixth plants which the steel corpoi t
tion hus succeeded i:; starting w.t
union m>'-:i. the others l -:•-: Wei n
Hyde I'ark, Clark'.-; and Lindsay ana Me.
WOUDD BH EXPEIXED:
There was a great la ■ tern ■ trati a
at Wheeling to-day; and President Shaf
fer mad-- ;i stirrn'.i; appeal to '.: ■ - v .\. ■
ers to right on. I-. an Intervtew ••: • c
he scoko h--> said that .: the western
lodsea did not h I the Hnal appeal of
Assistant Secretary M. F Tighe and coma
out, they would be expelled fp>m tho
Amalgamated Association and their ofiers
of financial assistanc ■ sj urned.
Locally, tho strike seems to draff and
Interest to ttag. There ha^ been, scarcely
any excitement, much less disorder. Mo-
Keesport and Wheeling are stirre<l up
periodically, but thero hai> been n<> vio
lence at either ijiaco.
Rumor ajain to-day settled tho strike
an-l lent a hand to restart the stilled
mills of commerce. It was related that
President Shaffer had acknowledged that
he could not win; that the steal c 'iT":-i
tion feared that its rivals w ■ tld profit by
an extended strike, a:;d th it th< v wi re
go!n£ to settlo. no shadow- o£ ■ onfirma
tion of tho story was possible.
SUMMARY OF saTATION.
The general situation i; thus briefly
summarized:; The spread of the strike :
;>r ECeesport and Wheeling h->- bi igl t
the number ot men wh i answen il ; •■
final strike order r^ something over :'."*>
an ! Increased tho t •' l] numl •■;■ ot men
;■■ ■■ '■ :.■■! Idle by the three orders to al c
"i • strikers aro fully In control if M -
Kecsp ■:;. Wheeling; N< « : ■ tie, B
Mingo Junction and show g I • sth
here. The manuf v I tn rs hold S . •
cago, Bayvievr, Jollet. JToungsi wn Co
plant iv Monessen and the Carnegie
Of the last named property some doubt
is exprcs.-ird as t<> the lower union miil
In Pittsburgh Some men have left their
places there, and the strikers boast that
they will close It down.
Desertions from th- ranks of ttvi
strikers are reported from Painter's mill
here and the Crescent plant tn Cleveland";
nutation of. time before there Is a genera!
Thf manufacturers have mndo no effort
to break the strike -it SffcKcesport or
"Wheeling with non-union men, and have
given no Indication of their ;■: ins in those
districts. Both sides express TReit s.-itis
factlori with ri: rt progress of the --ink".
Workmen began to-day to dismantle
tho Chartiers mill at Carnegie. The ma
chinery will bo taken t^> Leei hburg,
where the new mill will be located. Work
on the Dewees-"Wood property at Mc-
Keesport has been suspended.
The fact that the annual encampment
ot the Second Brigade ot National Guard
of Pennsylvania was postponed*, and that
it is to ba held at Somerset, n.'ar Pitts
burg, Is regarded as significant Within
two days the State will be !•: a position
to throw troops i:;f" Pittsburgh ifcKees
port and N>v.. astle within a ir-:v hours.
Thor« war; some disorder around th>i
Painter and Lindsay ;!r:d JlcCutcheon
mills to-night, and the polj •■ had to
escort the non-union workers b >me.
Charlotte. 7; Raleigh, 6.
CHARLOTTE, N. C. Aug. «.— Th( * ore
by innings: U H. K.
Raleigh 00 3 ofto 'ft $.0 0-o— s 3 z
Charlotte 00 0 2ff OIIJ-t 9 6
Batteries— Person and LeGrande; M\r
ray and Gates.
Mrs. J. il. Kangley.
Miss Annie Rai glejr, a. young ;., !■•■ si ;•
ping at the Woman's Christian Asa la
tlon. and taking a course at the 11 y
near MartlnsvllleV yesterday by rteleg i
announcing the death ot her ra •■:.-. :
j. H. Rangier-
Tho funeral of Mr. Joseph O'C -
W.'-^-c P"!rct. who died at the < •'. : ' ■ i
Hospital Tuesday morning, will I ike place
U..S tnornfng at i" o^'clock from St. Pat
rienry H. Meyers.
(Special Dispatch to T:>- Time* )
LEXINGTON VA.. August H -
Henry K. Myers filed at bia me ra
this morning after a long .].:.. i
consumption; asjed fifty-eight :
ECe had spent most ot his life I J
lngton. where he was success!
gaged as a harware dealer. H ■ •■•
Confederate soldier, an<l an elder " <
Prsbyterian Church ar.tl h:i ! .- I
the Lexington Council.
He w;ls twtrp married. I!.- Hrsl '
was Ml.-a Mary Nelson, .s:.v ■
A. L. Nelson. His hist %■-■'■ •. - «
Mary Waddell. daughter ot the lal
H. Waddill. of Lexington, who '
with five children of his first m
Rev. Harry Myers, missionary to J ; ;
Mrs. John Logan, of Kent ick; ; •
Myers student of Unjon Theol " Sem
inary; A. N. Myera and Slisa
Myers, of Lfx:ngt>r. ; a:.^ '•-. ;
er. Dr. John p. Myers, of Hunt :ton,
W. Va.: two sisters — Mrs. Job A ■
of Washington and Mrs. Wallace, oc
POWELL.— Ent^r^d Into rest it he cesj
dence. No. 2»<o South Plxw >rr~-: at li:*S
P. M.. Auyust 13. 1001. SARAH A.
POWELL, widow of Joseph F. Powell.
in the seventy-ninth year •■- ■■' r ... i ';", r '.
Funeral from th?- residei cc ■ ~
(Thursday) AFTERNOON a« '• •••/• >c«j
Interment at Hollywood :■.■■■■■
the family invited to attend
O'CONNOR-— Died, at '.he <••'. Dora n
Hospital. Tuesday morning I -:}: } } < .
1901, at 4A. M.. JOSEPH ■•■ \ -
The deceased was the son
O'Cnnor. of West Point
The funeral will lake place fr ■•: St.
Patrick's Church THURSDAY MORN
ING. at I'J o'clock. Interment at Mr.
TRKVI LLIAN.-D!«J. Tufsdav A-iHiA.
13th. at 5*20 P. M • > t>- FREVILLIAJ
in hi 3 foriv-rlrst year
Funeral THfKSOAV. August 13 th. *.
5 P. M.. from St. Andrew's < hureb. rrfc .
terment at Hollywood • n-rvia and &•
Quaintances Invited to aueaA