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Will Hold Its Thirty-Second Meeting
in Lynehburg.
Oe!y Twenty Two Now "Survive, Rut the
S*clciy Has a Large Membership.
There Arc Severa! Female Ap?
plica ?Is?The Programme.
(Spe<-|?l Hi-pnKli to The Timed.)
LYNCHBURG. VA., Nov. 4.? The Medi
eU Society o.? Virginia will convene in
Its thirty-second annuari session Tues
?Auy night at 8 o'e.o.-? in the Assembly
Hh.i1 01 Hill City L?Jge, and will lie m
?cesi?n until Tnuisday night, ut which
time a banuuet w.lt u-? tendered the So?
ciety by the "Lynehburg medical ira
- -terni ly.
On Wednesday there will be a morning
oees'.on, beginning at 9:30, an afternoon
session at 1 o'clock, and ?it night at ?S
o'clock. Two sessions will be he.d Thurs?
day at 10 .?... M. and at -1 I*. M.
At these scsilone im;or.ant papers will I
be road by leading numt.eis of the pro- j
iciifiion, discussions will take place upon ?
various subjects, reports ol committees
wi.'l be m:i-i<-, and other business trans
On Wed m day afternoon the annual
ideation of officers wi.l take p.acc.
About ivSO members are esrptcttd, and
?fcP.ioug tinse will be two ladle?. There
?ili ??.i??, ?;?? prt-sent severa! lady physi?
cians who will apply '?'or membership.
Th.? ?-v.r'ety has oniy met twice bet?re in
this city, the lirst time in ISTI, when it
o?'-ui'ied the basement of Centenary M.
22. church, and the second time in the
Y. M. C. A. building, about ten years agi.
Tlie membership of the society proba?
bly exceeds 1,000. but of the ninety-two
doctors who assembled In Richmond. Nov.
J, 11*70, to organize tho society, only twen?
ty-two of that number remain on the
register, nearly every one of the others
having answered ihelr last roll-call. ;
The immortal tw?nty-two are as fol?
1. Dr. Benjamin Blackford. Staunton.
2. Dr. J. Herbert Claiborne, Peters
S. Dr. Landon B. Edwards, Richmond.
4. Dr. J. R. Gildersleeve. farse well
5. Dr. Robert S. Hamilton, Augusta
C Dr. Lewis E. Harvie. Jr., Danville.
7. Dr. Frederick Horner. Jr., Fauquier j
county, ... . ?
S. Dr. M. L. James. Richmond:'??'
S. Dr. D. W. Lassiter, Petersburg*.
10. Dr. W. Augustus Lee. Pet'i-n^ur-ri
11. Dr*. James l?. McComo. Richmond."
12. Dr. 13. .1. Moseley, Richmond.
33. Dr. Thomas J. Riddell. Richmond.
14. Dr. t*. M. Stigleman, Floyd Court
15. Or. 11. Cabell Tabb. Richmond.
"IR. Dr. T. James Taylor, Brunswick
17. Dr. William H. Taylor. Richmond.
IS. Dr. ?Christopher Tompkins, Rich?
19. Dr. John N. Unshur. Richmond.
20. Dr. M. M. Walker. Oregon.
21. Dr. J. Spottswood Weilford. Rich?
22. Dr. Isaiah H. White. Richmond.
Died at ?Manissas. end Left No Sign of Ills
(Sprditi nitimtcb to Tlie Times.)
MANASSAS, VA., Nov. 4.?Last night
& young man about 25 years of age regis?
tered at the Howard' House here, ate
his supper, paid his bill for ?the night,
and retired to his room. This tn owning
he was found unconscious and dii?.I"a"bou?.
30 o'clock, notwithstanding the efforts of
two physicians to arouse him. He regis?
tered in the name of "Blum," Providence.
R. L There was not a paper about him
to indicate his identity, nor was there
a mark of any kind on his clothing.
It is quite evident that the young man
committed suicide, as there was a bottle
which had contained chloroform found
neur his bedside. His baggage consisted
of a grip, which contained a change of
under clothing, and some few other ar?
ticles. He wore a very genteel suit of
dark blue clothing, dark overcoat, and
derby hat.
Dis face is clean shaved and the upper
lip has the appearance of one recently
wearing a mustache. His hair is light
brown, lips thick and the general ap?
pearance indicates that he was not a
heavy drinker, but perhaps an opium
cater. He had thirty-seven cents only
on his person.
The authorities are making an effort
to discover his people.
Thanks The Times.
"Editor of The Times:
eirt?We desire to express to you our
appreciation for the unbiased and uuthe
nii- account of the recent football game
bttween the teams of tho University and
the Virginia. Polythenic Institute. If
Other journals would adopt a similar
policy and send competent men? in wriie
up these games, and not leave it t?> the
prejudice of some iocal reporter who ,is
suffering from defeat: there would be a
better ftehng existing between the insti?
tutions of this State.
Again commending your spirit of fair?
ness and enterprise, we arc.
Yours, with appreciation,
Secretary Generai Athletic Associa?
Charlottesviiie. Va,. November 2, 1901.
ii.r. Glass Mso Sick, and Neither May Return
to the Convention.
(.Special Dispaici" to Tilt* Times.)
LYNCHBURG, VA.. November '.?
Si nator John \Y. Daniel continues
?juite unwell and remains for a greater
part of the time at his home, in West
Lynehburg. On yesterday he took a
lung drive through the country with his
friend, Csptain J. C. Featherstoi?..
Senator Daniel's anxiety about the Con?
stitutional Convention retards his prog?
ress to recover}*, but his physician is pos?
itive in his advice that the Senator must
refrain absolutely from all occupation.
Mr. Carter Glaes' physician has ordered
"nun in go to Watkins Glen, but he has
been too w-ak and unwell to travel.
He is now confined to his bed and has
been unsble to sleep for several nights.
He will leave for Watkins tilen just
as soon as he is able.
Preacher Ibfends Convention.
lt?lM-?l?l I)Ihp;.P-1i to The Tiuie*,)
WINCHESTER. VA.. November 4
In hi? sermon ?it the Kraddock
Street Methodist lCplnopai Church, South,
last night Rev. \V. H. II. Joyce created
quite a senrstion by denouncing ?n strong
languag? those who ure coi.-emnhig the
Constitutional Coventlon.
He declared that no Christian man
wotf?d speak ill of the members, who had
a high duty to perform, und ub?m1 the
parable cf the sower to compare the con?
vention and those who criticise IL
Y li
(Continued dFrom First Page.)
that period had ably and' economically
administered the State government. This
question the Republican?* had evaded,
avoided and Ignored, but on it the Demo?
cratic party had the right to ask and' to
expect the approving verdict of the peo?
ple. The loaders of the Republican party
had thrown down the challenge qpon ?a
dfflerent and ? vitally important question.
The sppaker did not hesitate to take up
the gauntlet thus thrown down?upon the
question whether the Underwood Consti?
tution should" be. amended, revised and
reformed. All wisdom had not perished
with the Fnderwood Convention. Govern?
ment is an nbtru.se, but a very progres?
sive science.
Reforms should be embodied in one or?
ganic law. of which Underwood und his
associates iie?.-cr dreamed or never appre?
ciated. Tlie most Im.virt;nt of these Is
suffrage reform. We propose to emboo'y
that, in pili new .Constitution, . to estab?
lish the paromounlcy cef ino Caucasian
rae? everywhere in Virginia, to do tills
without hardship or unkindness to the
negro, l.ut In his interest as well as for
the benefit of the whites.
Politics had been his ' curse, and the
nogro In politics has been the curse of
, these Southern States. The white race
should deal, not only justly, but gen- j
erously, with the inferior race. There ]
could' 1-e 110 wholesale disfranhisement .?5 j
the negroes, as such, none tecause merely |
he is a negro, but those of them who are ?
vicious anel unfit, or incompetent for |
Kuffrage, ought not to exercise political j
He showed briefly how the Convention
pro-posed to a..?comniUh this and other
great reforms, and how it would he em
| bodying any one of the reforms pro
I posed in the Constitution f?,r more than
| compensate the people for the entire cp?.t
! of the Convention many, many times
' over. He closed by urging his fellow
countrymen to elect the'.r worthy noml
! nees for the Senate and the House, ?o
I that the district and the county would
be fairly, faithfully antl ably mon-pented
in the next most important Legislature.
Louthan's Speech Sounded Wei! Until Demo,
cra?c Musk Struck Up.
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
MANASSAS, VA., Nov. 4.?County
Court was In session to-day and quite a
large crowel was in attendance, though
there was nothing special tried to at?
tract one. During recess the Hon. Kppa
Hunton spoke to a large and attentive
audience amid frequent applause: As
usual, he made a \rery excellent speech,
his arguments being convincing. He
dwelt at length on the question of social
equality,, referred to this as tlie country
of the white man, and: said that it would
be governed by the Anglo-Saxon race.
He spoke Is complimentary terms of the
old colored people, and saiel that ii had
*>ften been bis pleasure to aid them; that
the Southern people are their friends;
that he was glad to see them in the
kitchen, but not in the parlor, and that
he would l|ke to see the colored people
pay attention to the accumulation of
homes and property and better citizen?
His remarks as to the Democratic
nominees were received by his party
with enthusiastic applause. In comment?
ing on the Roosevelt-Booker Washington
dinner, his remarks creuted laughter and
.C. M. Lou tha ?, Republican, spoke at
Nicolas Hall to a mixed audience ol
about sixty persons. A Democrat who
heard Mr. Louthan stated that ho made
a very good presentation of his side of
the- issue, and that his argument he
thought good, until he heard it exploded
by Hunton, who spoke later.
The Battle Fierce Between the Dey and Trehy
(Spot-lui Dispatch to The Times.)
NORFOLK, VA., Nov. -5.?Extraordi
I nary quiet pervades on the &v? of the
["election. The Dey and Trehy factions a.e
? growling and glaring at each other, but
j there is little likelihood of a physical
l clash to-morrow. Mayor Beaman has or
! dered tlie police to refrain from interler
ing in the election save to preserve or
j dor.
The Dey faction have arranged to have
? duplicate ballot toxes to-morrow and to
j tally the vote to-morrow to keep a ??he??U
? ?p the judges and clerks, most of whom
I they allege they fear. The. indications
? are that a heavy vote will be polled, and
if the well-to-do men of Norfolk vote as
I they, talk the organization, headed by
| Clerk Trehy. will be-defeated.
Some ?politicians, knowing that the or
?' ganlzation is strong, believe that It may
j bring out the workingmeii in sufiicier.t
; force to elefeat the reformers.
j The battle is tierce -between Messrs.
| John Whitehead and C A. Woodard. or?
ganization candidates fev tlie Legisla?
ture, and Messrs. Bibb and Lambeth op?
posing them. ?Mr. Lambeth is elot-ely
afliiliatrd wilh Epworth M. E. church,
and is strongly supported toy the church
people. The Trehy!tes hive dubbed Ori
talli William XV. Doy "Winchester Wil?
lie," and arc merry over the nickname.
| Eulogized the Nejjro and Abused the While
(Special DUpatcli lo Thr> Timos.)
ROCKY -VOUNT, VA.. Nov. 41?Aq v.n
I UHiiilly largo crowd attended County
Court hero to-day, most of whom were
Dei (trats, who came to hear State Sen
j ator Barksdale discuss the issues In the
? eiampaign. Owing to the failure of Barks?
dale to put in his appearance they drifted
to the outskirts of the small cro'.vel of
? negroes and white Republicans who were
I on the court green listening to one of
I Pat. McCaull's characteristic negro l-ie
i publican speeches. McCauIl';?. speed; was
a ?rniiogy of the negro throughout and
abuse of white Democrats with no at
j tempt whatever fit argument.
Franklin Democrats were eleeply dis?
appointed at not having a visiting speaker
I to address: them.
Tb?y Sro'.e at Warsaw, and Received a
(Spoetai Dispute!? to Tlip Tane?-*. )
WARSAW, VA.. Nov. f?Thos. .1. Down
'; ing. Esq.. of Lancaster, and Congressman
? W. A. Jones were given an ovation Vere
I to-day. wher* they addressed the voters
i In the courthouse. j
They impressed upon the Democrats
j the importance of voting In-niorrow. a cd
! this county can be relied upon to givo ?
i good Democratic majority.
Willard Uys Sir?ng Claim fo Virslnla-A
Hot Parting Shot.
(Snodai mifoatch to The Timor-.)
SUFFOLK, VA., Nov. 4.?State Scnn
, tor Jeffries and Joseph E. Willard, nomi?
nee tor Lieutenant-Governor, aroused en
1 thiislnsm by stump speeches Ht Isle of
? Wight Courthouse this nftcrnoon. After
? discussing the party's record. Willard
quoted e. nauncey Depew as having in?
quired if --S? were the man. who. -...
| Ing a meteoric flight a?rons the continent
? had stepped from jag to jag.
in reply to the charge that he was a
Washington dude, Willard said that Vir?
ginia Is his home by adoption and "her
Interests are my interests, her people are
my people and her God is my Gou."
Wlt.ard's parting Injunction to the
crowd *??33: ''Give 'cm hell to-morrow,
boys; give 'cm hell."
?Jeffries diacussed mixed suffrage ana
the Booker Washington dinner and de?
clared: "By the heip of God and the
Democratic party tne white people mean
to rule; the negro's political race Is near?
ly run." ? ' ' ,
Holds a Grand D.mo.mtic Rally In His Own
WINCHESTER. VA., Nov. 4.?A grand
Democratic rally was held to-night m
the Courthouse Hall, and a large au?
dience heard splendid si>eeclu;s by promi?
nent men. Mayor R. T. Barton, who
appeared at Stephens City on Friday
night as a campaign speaker for the
first lime In a number of year?., and
who is taking ? deep interest in the
success of Democracy, delivered an ad?
dress, In which he gave a running ac?
count of the various Constitutional Con?
ventions that have sat in this State to
frame Constitutions. He showed that
the present convention had spent less
money In the time It had been in ses?
sion at Richmond than any other con?
vention ever held In Virginia.
He gave a humorous sketch of the con?
vention of carpetbaggers and negroes,
who assembled under military dictation
to frame a Constitution. They voted'
themselves S8 a day pay. while the pres?
ent convention receives only 5-1 per day,
and when they found they had left a
little of the appropriation for the ex?
penses of the convention thray divided
ihe surplus among themselves. Then
they asked for more money, and when
that was spent they arked for still more,
but General Schofield. then in command
of the Federal troops dominating .Vir?
ginia, refused- to appropriate any moj-e
money for the living of thi; carpetbags
of the rapscalions, "the white and black
negroes." that framed the Und'arwood
Constitution, with the assistance of a
few respectable white men.
"Mr. Barton was frequently interrupted
by loud and prolonged applause, as were
also Commonwealth's Attorney Holmes
Boyd, Jr.. and Mr. If. S. Tarrick. bril?
liant young lawyers of Winchester, who
followed l-.'.m.
The Democrats are confident of rolling
their usual handsome majority in city
and county.
Rroushi Campaign to ? Close With Earnest
Appeal to Voters.
(Special Dlspateli to The Times.)
ALEXANDRIA, VA., Nov. 1 ?The clos?
ing of the campaign in this city was
marked this evening by a great Demo?
cratic rally in the Opera House. Repre?
sentative Claude A. Swanson made mi
earnest appeal to the voters to stick by
the party ticket. He was given a hearty
welcome by about a thousand citizens.
The meeting was opened by Chairman
Charles Bendheim, of the City Commit?
tee. .
Colonel Francis L. Smith, member from
this city of the Constitutional Conven?
tion, defended the proceedings of that
body, and predicted that it would dis?
franchise the negro.
Mr. Swanson spoke at length on ih??
economic record of the Democratic partv
in State affairs. He attacked the action
of President Roosevelt in dining with
Booker Washington, and d'cclared in fa-j
vor of maintaining the color line in the |
South. The Democratic party in Virginia., ?
he said, was pledged to eliminate the ne- !
gr? as' a political factor. Mr. Swanson ?
was surrounded by a great throng of ad- j
mlrers on the stage when he concluded.
It is estimated that the D?mocratie, -ma?
jority here will not be over ii?O. Thes?;
figures are far below those in the last
Presidential election.
Campaign in Prince Edward County Has Eeen
Very Quiet.
(Special Dispatch te The Tlinrs.?.
FARMVILLE, VA., Nov. 4? The elec?
tion to bo held to-morrow will be very
ouiet, so far as the voters of Prince
Edward county are concerned.? There has
not been one speech made in the county
during tho present campaign, therefore
tha interest of the people has not been
aroused. The vote polled will, in .all
probability, be very small, but as here?
tofore the Demoor.'i.t,s will carry itile
county by a large majority.
Spoke Tour Kojis, and Refused to Divid;
Tim: With Judjc Williams.
(Special DlsuaUrh to Tho Tlnics.)
PULASKI, VA., Nov. 4.?J. Hampton
Hoge, Republican candidate for Gover?
nor, spoke in the courthouse for four
hours this afternoon to a, large crowd.
He refused to have a joint discussion
! with Judge S. W. Williams, and also re?
fused to divide time with him. the result
I of which was that Judge Williams com
? meneed to speak in the hall of the court
liouHQ and soon had a. large part of Hoge's
audience listening to him.
The indications are that the Democrats
will elect all of their candidates ex.rept
the one for the House of Delocntes, who
is opposed by L. F. Cal fee. one of tne
strongest men in the county.
Lassiter, Yarrell and West Arouse lite
(Special Dispaici,- te ?:?? Times.)
EMPORIA, VA.. Nov. ?!.?Tlu? closing
?speeches of the. eanipaign here were de?
livered to-day by Congressman Francis
R. Lassiter, of Petersburf,: Judge L. D.
? Yarrell. of Washington, and Judge J. F.
West, of Waverly.
Al! of the speeches aroused much on
! thusiasm. the speakers being heartily and
? frequently applauded.
Candidates Wiii AH Re Elected.
(.?"pe.-lal Dispatch to The. Times.)
NEWPORT NEWS, VA., Nov. -I.? The
Republicans ha\?e no candidate for the.
Legislature from this district and L. P.
i-tcarncs will be easily elected to-morrow.
The vote will not be large, but the State
Democratic, ticket will carry throughout
this legislative district by a good >nn
jority, with the possible exception of one
S. Gordon Cumming. the Elizabeth Citv
I and Accomac Democratic nominee will be
| elected. Election day will be. epilet and
j uneventful in both districts. The fact
that the shipyard will shut down at. noon
I will tend to make the vote in this city
larger than usual in a St-?t~ election.
Ciase Campaign In Stafford.
(fcpec?ul Plsnatch to The Times..
L. Kelley. of Richmond, and G. E. Wal?
lace, of Stafford, closed the campaign at
Spotsylvania Courthouse to-day. The Re?
publicans had no speaker present, but all
of tho candidates were busy canvassing.
A Fimi Rally.
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
HARRISONBl'RG. VA., Noy. ' 4.?The
Democrats and Republicans hud a final
rally to-night b-.forc the election.? W. l?.
Richards., of* Warren; and Senator Geo.
?. Kcezell. addressed the Democrats in
Assembly Ha"? a.nd Geo. E. Sipo. Capt.
Warren S. Liirty, and George N. Karman
addressed the Republicans In a storu
room. ? " '.
The Republicans seemed to have the
largest ?crowd, but the majority of their
audience were negroes,
It is-difficult to predict.thfc result of
to? morrow's election.
? t
Dished Up a Warm Address to Working Men
of Danville.
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
DANVILLE. VA... Nov. 4? One ?f the
must powerful speeches made here eluring
the campaign was made to the working
men to-night by Colonel Geo* C. Cabell,
Jr., Democratic candidate for the Legis?
lature. Colonel Cabell spoke, chiefly on
the disfranchisement of the white man
an.', the Underwood Constitution.
In reference to Hoge. he. said that he
had neen appointed consul to a lot of sal?
low-faced, pig-tail Chinamen, and that
when he was sent to China he got .-o
drunk that tie could not hit the ground
wilh his hat. He had come back to Vir?
ginia "all wool and a yard wide, and war?
ranted not to run down at the heels."
He was not ?.t to be a representative of
a lot of monkeys at a zoological garden.
The decent Republican element would not
support him. He couhl not atop a street
car ? . were already standing still, much
less stop the disfranchisement of any
man. negro or white.
"Thank Goel," he said. "Roosevelt is the
President by accident, and hol by vote of
the people. ?The lamentable death of a
great and good man has placed him in
power. A mav: that can cat with a negro
has the :;toinach of an ostrich. He has
slapped every Southern man in the face.
The Booker Washington incident is not
the nrst time that he has eaten with a
negro. '?.ils Theo. Roosevelt (may his
tribe never-increase") d'd the very same
t. ng in Albany. New York, when every
other man had said, ? don't like you, you
may look well, out you don't smell good.'
Ain't that a nailer? Our fathers fought
anel bled for this country, and we will rule
it forever and forever. I believe in treat?
ing negroes right, but. don't let's believe
they are as good as we are. Hoge is up
against the wrong tom-cat now. He has
no more right in the Governor's Mansion
than a fly has In an iceberg."
McMulian, Enriy and Browning Alake Fine
(Special Dispatch to The Time.-.)
large and appreciative audience assembled j
in. the Courthouse Friday night to hear
three of the most interesting and in- j
structive speeches heard in our county for ?
a long? time.
"Mr. C. F. MeMullan, one of the leading j
members of the Madison bar, was the lirst ?
speaker, and he made an exceptionally j
able and' logical presentation of his sub- |
ject, dwelling particularly on the duty of
Democrats to heed the will of the majority
and sink all personal preference as to
. Representative ?. B. Early was at his
best. He has a fine voice and' presence,
and it was said thai his speech was the
best he has made- in this campaign. It
was full of wisdom and was listened to
with intense interest. His anecdotes were
very applicable and convulsed the house
with laughter. Mr. Early will be return?
ed to the House by a good majority.
Mr. George L. Browning, of Madison,
was the last speaker, and' though the
subjects had been exhaustively treated hy
other gentlemen, he was at no loss to en?
tertain his nearers. His attractive per?
sonality, smooth diction and ease of man?
ner always charms those who hear him,
and his popularity as a public speaker
was added to '.on this n-'frasion. Mr.
nrotvning. is the Democratic county
?hairman of Madison, and is d'oing valiant
and efficient party service.
York Democratic.
' (Spi i-inl Dispatch to The Times.)
TAMPICO, VA., Nov. L?The Demo?
crats of York county will nave a walk
over this election. Tlie Republicans will
not make a light, and L. P. Steams will
be elected by a large majority over the
two Independents.
Mayor Barton Not in Race.
(.Special Dispatch t?< The Times.)
WINCH ESTER, VA., November 4.?
Mayor R. T. Barton, who has been
spoken of as a possible surreessor to the
late United States Judge John Paul, said
today that he was not in the race. He
also said that two Republicans and two
Democrats had written 'for his endorse?
ment, that he liad replied to one and
was preparing to endorse the other.
Plan of Settlement Said to Have Been A;rccd
(By Associated Prqss.)
NEW YORK, Nov. 4.?It was unoili
cially stated to-night that an agreement
had been practically reached whereby
the tangle in the Northwestern Railroad
situation, resulting from the corner of
Northern Paciiic shares on the Stock
Exchange early in May, and which
caused the panic of .May nth, will be
settled. Officials absolutely refuse to
give out any statement in regard to the
rumored agreement.
It was stated on good authority, how?
ever, that the settlement will be based
primarily on the retirement of the
Northern Pacifie priferreel stock on a
basis of 115. er above, and the issuance
o? 4 1-2 per cent bonds, one third of which
will be allotted to the Union Pacific in?
V/csi Virginia Central.
(Special Dlspiiteli to The? Tithes.)
West-Viririnia t'entrai Railroad has en
gageel eiuarters here, and will at once per?
fect arrangc-mpnts looking to an exten?
sion of their road to this point.
Paid Fearful Penalty of Being Burned
t Stake for Diabolical
ftty Associated Press.)
GULF PORT. MISS.. Nov. 4.?A. negro
was burned at the stake in Berry county,
I Mississippi, Sunday night for a crime
committed early Sunday morning.
Mrs. Eortenlnny. tho wife of a promi?
nent countrj' gentle man. was attacked,
[ beaten into ' unconsciousness anel crimi
I nally assaulted- After tccovering con
! sciousuess the. told the story of the
I crime, anel a posse organized anil a
! search began for the crim'nal.
A negro answering the description was
caught and carried? back to the home
and there identified by Mrs. Fortenberry
herself; She stated pccltively that ne
was the brute that had commlttetl the
crime. The nerve of the negro gave way
then anel he made a confession of his
An informal court Was organiseel by
th-e members of the posse and the trial
resulto*-! in a decision to burn the negro.
He was carried from the house to the
scene of hi3 crime of the morning an?
there burned at the stake.
(Continued from First Page.)
right to vote.
The weather promises to be clear and
Chairman C. C. McChord. of tho Demo?
cratic State Campaign Committee, to?
night gave out a statement in which he
claims the Democrats will have twenty
two or twenty-three members of the Sen?
ate in tho next General Assembly and
from sixty-two to sixty-five of the one
hundred* members of the lower House.
This General Assembly will elect a Cnited
States Senator to succeed William" J.
Democrats Hope to Reduce ?Majority in That
(Cy Associated Press.)
DES MOINES. IOWA, Nov. 4.?Albert
?. Ciimmings, Republican candidate for
Governor of Iowa, closed his campaign
at a large meeting In this city to-night.
John Bryan, In charge of the literary
bureau of the Republican State Com?
mittee, said to-day that the heavy snow
throughout Iowa would increase the He
publican vote 10,000 by driving th? farm?
ers from the coni field and giving them
a chance to cast their ballots.
Frank N. Stewart, chairman of the
Democratic Committee,? is of opinion that
the Republican plurality in Iowa will be
r.ubstantially lowered this year. Ho also
believes that the number of Democratic
county officers in Iowa will be larger
than it has-been any. time, in recent
ycari. ?
Vote in State of Nebraska Will Likely Be
(Dy Associated Press.)
LINCOLN, NEB., Nov. 1.?With zero
weather reported at Alliance. In North?
western Nebraska, a light fall of snow
| in the eastern part of the State and pros
j pects of more, the outlook is not favorable
I ior anything like an average vote tft
| morrow, even for an off-year. Political
managers affect to believe that with ihe
interest awakened in the closing days of
the campaign the voters w . come out
regardless of the weather, but they are
united in the opinion that the totals will
be much below last year.
Chairman Lindsay, of the Republican
Comm.ttee. beiore leaving for Pawnee
City, to vote, said:
"We have a larger majority in Net.'as
I ka now than we hat" in the last campaign
and if v.-e do r.ot elect judge Sedgewick
by an increased niapcrity, ic w?.l be simp?
ly because the voters are not orought
Vice-Chairman Scott, for the Democrat >,
predicted ?he election of the Fusion ticket.
I Ciu.nrnan DeFrance. of l.ie Populist
OommittcTe. said:
"I look for some .'10,000 to 25.000 votes lor
the head of the ticket. Olir vote is princi?
pally in .ne country and bad weather
cuts it down."
The only officers to be elected to-mor?
row are a justice of the State Supreme
Court anu two regents of the State Uni?
Outcome of Election in That Siate Is in
("y Associateli Pres^.)
BALTIMORE, MD., Nov. f.?On the
eve of .the election in this State both |
parties claim to have the better of the j
situation, but the leaders refuse to give !
any ligures. A State comptroller and al
e lerk of the Court of Appeals are the
only State officers to be chosen, and most
interest attaches to the election of
Legislature which will choose a United
States Senator to succeed George B:
Wellington, who was chosen as a Repub?
lican and whose term will expire on
March ;!. 1908.
The campaign, which was one of the
ehortest on record, was marked with
apathy on the part of the voters that
has puzzled the leaders of both parties
and left the result considerably in doubt.
The Republican managers claim that
they will' elect the city ticket and will
carry all three legislative districts. They
count upon a large independent vote
lor their ticket. The Democrats say
thnt their city ticket is ?-afe, and that
they will win their legislative tickets in
? wo districts.
hi the counties the outcome is also ex?
ceedingly doubtful. The Democrats un?
questionably believe that they will carry
several of the counties heretofore con?
sidered hopelessly Republican, and this
helief is largely based upon the expecta?
tion that the new arrangement of the
ballot will disfranchise the greater part
of the illiterate colored voters. Repub?
lican leatlers in tlie counties claim that
they have succeeded in drilling their vote
and their loss will be very small.
Nobody has as yet been able to fore?
cast the exact effect oi the new ballot
law and each side claims that the other
will suffer heaviest through its opera?
tion. Both sides appeareel to be equally
as confident, anel only the counting of
the vote can decide between the rival
The counting of the ballots this year
will be much more difficult than formerly
and it is doubtful whether the correct
returns will be known until Wednesday
Wiseacres There Forecast Result of Contests
Elsewhere To-Day.
(By Assoi-inteil Pr?s?!?..)
WASHINGTON. D. C, Nov. ^-Politi?
cians of every (faith in Washington are
waiting with great interest at tha out?
come of the ?.lections h- ,d in various
States and cities to-morrow. In the East
a great deal of attention is ev'ncsd over
the results in New York and Philadel?
phia. It is believed here however, that
Tammany's candidate wil U? e ec.ed by
?L small phira Itv la New York. The
State of Pennsylvania ?will be Republi?
can by. a.greatly red?i?ed, vote.
Virgihia is piaoed "n_th> Democratic
column, as u'rual. and likewise Maryland.
Without, ?oiifjjt ?he Republican State
ticket ? .11 be elpcteft in Ohio, and also
a Re.pui'-lican Legislature favoritile to the
re-election of Simtor Foraker.
Just what thr; cutcopi0 will b-? in Kctir
ticky is uncer'aiu It is Uie opin'on of
well-posted' politicians, however, that a
Democratic Legislature will be chosen as
the result 0f to-m-JiTow's battle of bal?
Repetition of Disorders of Last Election Are
(By Associated Press.)
I DENVER, COL-, Nov. 4.?Both the Dem
I ocratic ana" Republican party leaders. ???
? night express confidence in -the result of
to-morrow's election.
j The Democrats control several of the
county offices. The sheriff, however, sup
! ports the Republican ticket, and ft is as
! sertec? that he will appoint a large num?
ber of deputies for duty at the polls.
? while on the other hand, th? fire and pt?
| lice board, composed of Democrats. Is
! charged with appointing a large force of
? special policemen to counteract the action
of the sheriff.
? Two years ago a collision occurred be
1 tween the police and the deputy sheriffs.
In which several men were kiiled and
wounded, and similar trouble Is expected
this year if t-te same tactics be followed.
Democratic Chairman Say? Prospect? Wers
Never Brighter.
(By Associated Pros?."/
NEWARK, N. J.. Nov. 4.-At Republi?
can headquarters Franklin Murphy, the
Ijarty's candidate for Governor, and Vice
Chairman E. K. Stokes te>-elay said the
Republican would' carry New Jersey by
10.000 'plurality.
At the Democratic Sate headquarters In
Jersey City Chairman Gourley de-flared
that the prospects were never brighter
for Demosratlc success, und that Jam?-?
?Saymour would b? electeel Governor by
at least 6.C00 plurality.
Last year the State went Republican
by 5t:,00O.
Republicans and Fusio..ists Both Claim Every
r^t''>rnj tii?a? "????
(By Associated Gp????
PHILADELPHIA, l'A-, Nov. t.?The
leaders of both Republican and Fusion
parties to-night reiterate their claim that j
their respective candidates will carry the ?
Chairman Keeder. of the Republican par?
ty, sale! lo-n!ght that late advices received
from western and northern counties led
him to raise his former estimate. He
pow says Harris and Potter, the Kepuhli
cau candidates respectively for State
Treasurer and Supreme Court Jus?
tice, will have nearer 110,(00 than ???.000
Chairman -reasy, of tho Democratic
State Committee, declined to give figures,
but contldently pree.ict?d the election of
Coray and ?Yerkes, the i usloh candidates
for State Treasurer, and jtstlce of the
Supreme Court.
Chairman ->i..es. of the Bhlladelphia Re?
publican City committee, claims a ma?
jority of over 30.000 for tho regular Re?
publican State ticket, and the same figure
for Weaver. Republican candidate for dis?
trict attorney. The Municipal vagite are
predicting the election of Rothermel. for
district attorney by 12.000 over Weaver,
and also predict a majority in the city for
the Fusion ticket.
No Excitement and Very Little Inteicst
? Exls'.s.
(By AsuoerlctiHl Pre?J.)
JACKSON, MISS.. Nov. '.?On the eve
of the !p:clal election, involving the offi?
ces of State Treasurer and Secretary of
State, there is abs:> utely no excitement
and little interest existing. The cam?
paign has been ihnrt and" conducted
chiefly by corre-srpondence, the mails hav?
ing b?cn fiooeled for the las. th'L.ty d lys
with circulars.
The two candidates residing in Jack?
son have not been out at tha tc-wn. and
others have ?made but few rpeechci.
The candidates do not expect that more
than half a vote will he palled at m?r.y
precincts, and it is raid no election will
be he'd at many places.
The we*ather is clear and ecld. with in?
dications cf frost for to-morrow.
in Massachusetts.
(By Associated Pre-si.)
nei L. Goe?ng. chairman of the Republi?
can State Committee, said to-day r
"We shall be sa.isiied if Governor Crane
..-eeeives a plurality of 50.C00. Tiie dtfti
?sulty will b-? in getting the vote out."
A Negro Boy Arrested, Charged With Stealing
Th.m from Mrs. J. T. Maynard.
Isaia li Price, a negro boy, was arrested
yesterday afternoon by Officer J. C.
Krause? and County Officer Jenkins upon
a charge of stealing a horse and buggy,
belonging to Mrs. J. T. Maynard, of Ful?
ton Hill which was taken from In front
of Clay-Street Church on Sunday.
Shcrtly before the services in the church
closed, the negro untied the horse, jumped
in the buggy, and after asking and get?
ting the assistance of several
oung men in arranging the har?
ness, he ci'rove off, g-oing toward the
When the services closed Mrs. Maynard,
of course, could not linei' her horse, and
when it was learned that the negro had
driven off with her property, one of the
young men who had helpecr the negro ar?
range the harness borrowed! a buggy from
one of those present and i.rove away tn
pursuit. He learned that the negro hae?
gone out Broad-Street Road and he fol?
lowed, finding him with ..rs. Maynard's
rig at a colored church some miles out.
While he was making inruiiries concerning
the boy a crowd got around him. and in
the confusion the negro again got into
the buggy and drove back toward the city.
The horse and buggy was located later
near River \*iew, where i- had been left
by the negro.
The n?gro denies the charge most em?
Two Painters Had Narrow Escape Yesterday
While at Work on a Slecple.
Messrs. William Gallagher and Landy
Wiiliam?*, two painters employed in palnt
the steeple of Calvary Baptist Church,
had a narrow escape yesterday morning
and would doubtless have been serlously
injured had they not displayed great
presence of mind. .
They were.qri.a scaffold about forty
feet fiom the ground hard at work when
suddenly the structure began t? give
with one accord, grasped ropes, wills sus?
pended from ?-ie bulking near at hand.
The strain being taken from the scaffold,
it did not fa.? to - e ground, but was
unsafe to step upon, so the men remained
in midair until they could be rescued.
Messrs. ?*". T. Crowley and Joe Mer?
ritt were immediately under the scaf?
fold, but they jumped out in time to es?
cape injury.
Messrs. Gallagher and Williams receiv?
ed some scratches, and the latter was
painted irom head to foot by the over?
turning of a bucket of paint.
R?siderc; Entered.
The residencie, qf Mr.. Abbey Page, of
Spring Street, was entered last night by
the means of a front window and a quan?
tity of groceries, etc.. carried away. Offi?
cer Amos, of the Third' District, was put
to work on the case and has discovered
the thief's shoes, and expect to land him
Irum a clue in which the shoes play a
prominent part.
Missing Girl Located.
Nellie Capito, the young girl who had
been missing from her home. No. lal*<
Mills Street, since last Friday morning,
was loe-ited yesterday by? her mother.
Mrs. Joseph Capito, at thi? residence or
her aunt, on South Pine Street, where
3he had been since Friday.
False Alarm.
A still alarm was turned in from Har?
rison's drug store at Foushee antf Broad
Streets at 7:41 o'clock Sunday night, oc?
casioned by some smoke that came
through from Mann & Brown's hot house
next floor, at waten place they were put?
ting coal hi the furnace. No damage.
Hobos Captured.
Officers Amos. King and Marlon raided
{ the horr-o camp just above Hollywood yea?
I terday afternoon and arrested' six of the
I foe?:ts ns suspicious characters. The otfi
j cers were disguised and soon made friend's
with tho tramp*
Negro Died Under Very-' Suspicious
.Van's Wife, Colored Preacher aaJ Another
ftegto Arc ia Henne> Jail Upon
>Varrat.t Sworn Out Dy
Cjunty Coroner.
Joshua Wrenn, a respectable negro,
wm> ittiidett ut No. ?m ..ioore ?tt?-.t,
t-Bifh id iu Henrico county una near tats
Virginia Union university, died on Thurs?
day last utiikr Circumstances which nav?
given rise to the suspicion tnat his death,
was elue to poison.
As a result of reports made to Dr. Lori
mer James, county coroner, he has cans:)!
tho arrest of Wrenn's wife and of Itev.
Braxton, pastor of Gospel Hill Baptist
Church, and John Ball, charging them
wirft b-Jng responsible: for the oeath of
Wrenn. The urrests were made late yes?
terday afternoon by Constables Eubauk
and Walelrop.
The negroes of Newtown are very much
wrought up over the case anel th.> re?
ports made to Dr. James aro highly sen?
sational. Wrenn was taken sick on Mon?
day of last week anel died suddenly on
Thursday. The sick committee from tho
Pythian and St. Luke Societies, to which
he belonged, claim that they were not
allowed to see their ill brother, and that
when a white physician was sent th?
three persons now under arrest prevented
him from entering the house?. From what
Dr. James has been told, he thinks tho
negro must have been poisoneel. He ha3
obtained ?permission to have the body,
which was buried in Chesterfield Sunday
afternoon, dlstnterret*. and will mako a
post-mortem this mornins:.
Bruston formerly boarded at Wrenn's
house, and is said to have been ref(uestetl
:4y Wrenn to move. Ball, who is ealWI
a "meeliclne man." was employed by
Braxton anel the Wrenn .-woman to wait
on the hitter's husband. Jealousy is tho
motive ascribetl for the alleged crime.
Shot Dcwn by 11 s Own Son for Striking Hi*
(By A'soci.ited Press.??
CHICAGu. Nov. 4.?Dan XI. Hogan.
known far and wide as a book-maker and
sporting man. was shot and killed by his
son, Dan M .Hogan. Jr. The cause as?
signed for the shooting was the abuse and
brutality of the head of the household in
striking his wife.
The jury returned a verdict of "justi?
fiable homicide." Hogan was 59 years
old and left property valued at upwards
of $60,000.
Telegraphic Brevities.
(By Associated Pr?sa.)
COLll'MBl'S. O.?The American Sugar*
Company was f|iialiitie<t by Secretary of
ttate Laytiu to do business in Ohio. Tho
trust has a capita! stock of $H?,OC-0.00!?,
antl wiil have Its headquarters In Cin?
cinnati. James B. Duke is at tho head.
NEW YORK.?Xew York Clearing
House to-day reinstated the Seventh Xa.?.
tional Bank to full membership.
HAVANA.?The local union of cigar
makers attempted te> prevent forty Ha?
vana workmen sailing for Taimpa te?
take the places of strikers. The police
arrested thirty and escorted the work?
man to the steamer.
LIVERPOOL.?Ne> fresh rases of hu
bonio plague were officiary announce?*
to-day, anel Cnitee? States Consul Boyle
considers the situation altogether fav
MEXICO CITY.?At this morning's ses?
sion, of the Pan-Americnn Congress a
note was read from the Spanish Minister
conveying the thanks ot the Chamber of
Deputies of Madrid for the friendly senti?
ments of the conference toward Spain,
and the committees were announced.
OI'THRIE. O. T.-P. T. Fitzgerald, of
Indianapolis, was granted a territorial
charter to-day for the purpose of sub?
dividing the lands comprising the Fort
Supply military reservation in North?
western Oklahoma to open them to settle?
ment. The reservation contains 40. OO?"?
aeres and has been abandoned by the
SAVANNAH, GA.?In the Fnited States
Court answers and demurrers were filed*
In the case of Oberlin Mi Carter and
others. This is the case ?in,,which, the
Government has proceedei? to hoid-ur?
certain securities and other property held
in the name of Oberlln M. Carter or those
closelv associated with him.
MEXICO CITY.?A new company,
known as the Mexico Vera Cruz General
Deposit and Warehouse Company, has
been incorporated here with a capita, of
J2.fJiTO.non. SlOO.OOO.OfX) paid up.
PARIS.?After a speech by M. DelCasse.
the foreign minister, to-day the Chamb-r
of Depu. es sustained, by a vote of ."05
to 77. the government's action toward
NEW YORK.?President nnn* Mrs. Roose?
velt and partv arrived In New York at
6:30 o'lock to-night, and hour and twenty
minutes behind schedule time.
i.uN DON.?Yesterday a man named
Lanscombe entered the Kensington
branch <>f the London and Southetwestprn
Bank and shot the cashier det?.-. A clerk
grappled with the robber, who. findiiig
that escape was Impossible: shot himself.
Another cleric was wounded.
NEW ORLEANS.?The New Orinane
dock Is on hor way up tho river, haviarg
ppssed through the jetties about tinon.
PRETORIA.?It is now known that the
Boers got aWHv- with the two guns cap?
tured from Colonel Benson's column tri
the reren? engagement near Brakelaagte,
eastcrrn TrrrMisvc.ai.
At the Ko-pita I?.
*wr. P. W. Slaughter, of Kins Willinm?
county, who has "been a patient at the
Virginia. Hospital since falling uncon?
scious on the street last week, is still
quite ill. H?3 brain seems ? a measure??
Mr. Ro'rvrt ?I. Sterer. who a few weeks
ago met wl?h a serious accident at Fourth
and Broad Street. b?lng ?-truck bv- a street
e-ir, is out of th* hojfpltHi. and wa?. oti
the street for a short white yesterday.
Mr. Steger ha?. b?,en :*t th* liotrr.fit for
the Sick since tir? >u?id?mt. a-?d h's re-co*???
ery hi*? bee?? much it?'?*-?? rapid thun wa?f
canceled. His *ye. which it was Ihoujrh*
m!gh* f*fl lost, is well ::nd the sight un?
Shoplifter Arrested.
Arthur Rov.'ley. a young white r.i.in. was
arrested yestertlay n?tenio???", bjf.Officer
Lang ?it. Fifth am, Duval Street???,ehflrfeU
with shoplifting. The man'' was/discover??
ed leaving the store with' thre""* cfoaks.
Mashed Ills Kami.
Then?? wero a number of ambulance
? calls Sunday ami yesterday. The mejsr.
; important one was to Sam Winter, a
! white man employed at th?? Locomotive
! Works, who mashed his hand la ma
' chiner>"? He ****? treated and left.
Richmond ' Hive. No. 3, Lady Maeca
? h-jes. will hold an Important business.
! Initiation and sociable review to-day at
\ S P. M.. at Lee Camp Hall. All mem?
l ber? ?re cordially Invited! to be present.

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