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THE RICHMOND DISPATCH.
WHOM: NTMBKl.. 13,880. _RICHMOND, VA.. SUNDAV, JANUARY 26, 1896. TlMKK CKNTS PER COPY
I RATHER DULL DAI
JOH of PiM Ir'errst in Eithe
Branch of the General Assembly.
mCTA-nni .mu nm
?ot ... nc ??<. ....I la Onnol ?*__?
, ri...!..-. Una.lt .? I" *****
He ,,nr.iii.-- Infnanfloso.
?. of th
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? hrs cunt
Brown Intn . . ? I .1 I
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.1 BthS, a
-- bill ti
?- un ii
on f thnt "'
I in an:
? this 'aw Sholl I"
I Bl ill I
Th gu! ' r... ? 1.. V.'
a xx n.ii-f, dock, 0
j ? rear.
i: ga; ? t" Un
: I .1 C. 1 "'1 '? K
? from 11 1 ? 1 of tl"
arti - I Wi
? x . Tenn -?
p ? .1 ,u I- :? -
: .-,. iy br mart ? 1 I
By .Mr. Btu.-han?o: To authorize thi
' ' to BOC, I !
lha Bristol I.G' ?? a cer
tain sum of mon-y In sat!;f_ctlon ol
I due the State.
.Mr. Kane: To provide foe a rp*
1 In th' county 1
court-houae of sahl
\' ornoo and Nor: 1
By To rilli'.-. .
fl, granted b]
.1 courts of this State, wheo thu
director*, laclodl ll
Axed Ht ti
To authortss um
HOUSB ' ? KED,
? ' 1 ann 1
? an ai t in rela
I aSehool D:s
? . ?
t of u building
n to recog
Honss . ,,
of the pence in thc emmy where the
Off ROO xviua committed.
Bli.US PRnUNTSD AUD KKKKRRKD.
B$ Mr. llaichcr: To ammd and re OS
act Beetloo ?.7 of iii* Code .n relation to
tagpeettoo of daws nnd rivera bf fliiper
xylOOfS anal councllint rt
By Mr. BhOpOOO: 'lo allow fl lt Nicholl,
Di pul booui lunty,
fmtlier time for Ihr OOlleCtlOn of
for !!? rs ISM . and UM.
B| -Mr. Turner: Kor thc -,-- : ? '
I:*...*. R.: ii. ii . un ex I
nf Floyd county.
By Mr. Coi kc: To tax bicycles iu Hi"
st..t\ Ti.e Mil pt" rides thal t1
i for taxation, an is ull other
Hy Mr. Lewis: To reduce '
I er am .et Cur
th. Goren 1,1 : rm Um da?
si perfoiSBSd by Hie Assistant In*
By Mr. Houpln: Tn inc .rporate UM
im, Jobn H.
a. William T. Hechler, Winiam
j Vt ? ito :. snd Fri d. rich C. Brener,
.ir., end ti. capitol stock ihall be not
Tiny ? fl rail?
. ?oin.i .1 caf I:.' n
ino. 'I air I the <.' .linly (V Ul I Of ll- ?
Bj ||] Lewie: TO rt duties
of ti.- int 1
: ? y to Uh ?? . end
to proridi 'or ii.- performance of his
By Ur, Homo, d: Ta , ?? sio.ooo
i- ii itlon of
I r tho n.4<. of Hie school of sn d OflSOObV
nie: To oppropriotfl I - ths
.1 xl...ll PT
annum : for the
the 1 ?? .t Laurel,
By Mr. t. T. Powell: To nrerenl so
pertntendents of achoola or boards of
nhool ti 1 1. teing school, pro
x l< 1 then bs -t sufllclent numhsg of
chilalren within UM dlr
By Mr. cook'-: To amend section i'>73
In ref rent . lanUty
u ty works of Internal
PLACED OM Tin-: CALENDAR.
The : BOder su?
pi-n.'ion or Um miss, placed on t: ?
By . To authorise ti*.a
B 1 ird - - of 1 ?! fax eounty
? ri 1
i i'V order
of Hie cunty sutborKiee for any pur
To I'-.i'tul nnd re?
en iel s. tions 4. ll, snd ll Of "
i un Sd tfl ? 1
; ? .'iii in
By To incorporate the
LTH BILLS PAI
? f Virginie I in to nnlaw*
Tu i:i;i"i' I rind rO-0?OCt se. ti.in 10 of
an nc in oct to prow
rlculturo hy regulating
? .ty of commercial fen.:
I ? Kuarantee and condition upon
xviiiil. they are. to he fold, itr.d OziUg the
p. naltlaa Incurred foi
raved r.-'oiuuy M, ll
. I and ri
', 4. r.. und to .'I aa oct 1 ?:
a't to protect .'mai advance agriculture
.S UM .sui .iv of
fertlHsenn ;.i. 1 tba goa
Le sold und lix ng *he penci:!e_ Inc.-r
- of the sallie, a;
iaic the Hampton and Old
j Rolli ay and tba Newport Nows
Railway Con pony, at ! thereby
cream ? "ii to be known
?rt Newe, Hampton, end Old l'oint
iiaiixx. . 1 ? obi any.
Hi.iL.si; BILLS PASSED.
To r - Snot an act
sntltlsd on oct lo Inoorporate Uie Porte
I IS?, ss
v an act enUUi I sn act to
. anti re-" . V M, anal
..' ?. an act sntttlsd an ad to locorpo
rnte tin* Portomoath, Smithfield, snd
rn lt.illxxuy Comi-iiny. approv- tl
March Z, IM, and to l ld on Ind
Bon ti.- r. to, opnroyi 1 March :',
To Inoorpoi tbe I on J
xx nixie]; 1-vrry Company.
. iiitea til?- Ilia- ri. X' iv Uiver.
.I: leroy 1
For tho 1
To iiiin nd and re-4 action 1 Of nn
'il!', ll 2 U -'. "i t '
h in Bheani d sh rix.-r.
. : ?
foi ? ii In
1 ? , rei I BI Swater, appro*!
To authorise the Behool '- rd of Csa
vip, in Culpep-.r county, to
fl ;' loon, of ti
1 itlon for tht*
Tin- Finn On Dur Marne*.
Tin* run on our Coi Souvenir
1 ry that th"
? I ti..d ( 1 bs turna-d
1 my ottb the n
.?ix, when it is hoped a fresh supply xviii
!u> oil hmo!. We ITS 'xvii In-hind In
lallim; our B
short Indulgence ir. m unr oot-of-town
if ti,, v tc mat ron hm "mir
iiiir -lags'' a.s promptly as
".it the 11 n you Will
? ii, and
wi.'11 you have THREE ol Dil iiikknt
' sith ie coate al
1 1 aish 11 . .ii, fur
and l" may,
Bs sun- I '
coi POM DEPARTMENT,
Tl'-- I ? pal i 1 uTu-e,
? , Va.
\ Moah Me I el llridne*.
SAKI! v.. VA.. . -ial.)
a handicapped by ladl
of m< ... which
ll, alli nt 1, I unutr ll ii li iii ea oat ___*>,
CODON, VA.. ..'
ctol 1 ' xi x, al an, xvif- of
Major .!aru"t C. Wat on. Jr., dletl here,
k after a short
lllncea of .-ongefltlon of the lunn*. Ml
. - tl. ? ?: ghter of Mr. Julian
U i. lits ol ti bmond, x'a. Tho senialrw
? md t' mi "I ' I *?' lu re st 3
o'<_ooh l' M to aHarrow. _he leaves two
BILLS ARE NOW LAWS
Many Measures Which Rafe Recoiled
the Governor's Signature.
C-tlVKRiUTY HIM. APTHOVED.
Dinny l.aeal Mraaurea and a I.nrne
tn ni her of l.rrarral Inlrrt-al ?*nl lr*
from Hi* KaecBllt-e'a OIBce Vra
The following billa, which have pits'cd
i^th i: ??I'lay lecrivel tho Gov?
ernor., approval, thereby becoming laws:
Uxt, tdii.K further time to the town of
i. fer Abe collection of unpaid
tiixos tine said town.
To thangi Ibe corporate nam,* Sf Jack?
sonville to rio> d.
To -ie.i.U- ttS rector and visitors of
the Otlreettty at Virginia to repair th*
loss *-..:.eid.d by that institution by tho
Int.- et ck ti,U-r ft, UM,
, . tmHil an act to incorporate the
; .ut.r and Forge Granite Lumber
ny, and to change the name to
i . r.'ksburB Lumber and Uiai.lte
r i aUo-W Elva A. Jefferys to erect a
wharf Og thS Cliiiicoteague bay, In Acco
Jg allow Ashr L. Matthews aril U tay
jamill 1". CoOtM to croft a~ wliarf on
iii* C'liiiicoKa-a-ue bay, in Accomac coun?
Ti. .tnthorin.* clifton School District, in
:.y county, io borrow n.
T,, u,p:.iM\ ratify, and coiiilrm tha
ebert ar al tba Oread Order of tbe Peaco
iuid Light Kuciuty, of King- George coun
To establish a cori>onitjon Court for
th* city ot Newport Neera.
To penalt eertetai county officers of
tbe count), of Marwick, who have been
in a MU IS in?
ila the . itv ot Nearporl Nmre for
th, uki MD< a. Cac tba etty rat .Newport
?ive aa such unill the lat of
', . iJtoW S. Wilkins Matthews to erect
a wh..; j oa Po*a
Point, le .:uy.
To allow Willina TV. *-,.i,am lo erect
:. v.i. uf on **f**lnllrteeglie buy, in Accomac
To j p -,-rlbe tba tim-s for holdup the
I OotVt fur tbe first Judicial Cir?
'i . ellam tbe Uoiiid of aTatwrotlon to
|,-iy to atti \v. <'. Careen eng -alary
doe Uv ? Win,nu *-. i
nt of .Schools of Cuin
! of tl*, coda In
D to tbe i in dy by motion fOC
nt aft'r i ? notice ora
To a:i.,!.d Beet th? Code In
. tree* ur- rt r- t',rn-li**ts of
To i . t to allow Mn W, r.
i i dree tbe ftes
of V. C. Cai on, end to author:
r of I'ul.lic Accounts to pi y tbe
tba - ti m oi abeep ir- Haa*
orer county i,>- *?**-? *Ti*ig tbe ownei oe
Otber p.-r.^m in wbOM control or alrotit
wboee li mae .1 dos arenallj me..ms liable
to ti.- owner <>f akttp UUod, rnetmed,
-ried by such dons fr damagea
To anabtg Super vleerra of Hanover
'?ountT t.i construct a road ,'roi,i * hi k;r_
homlny h...m.,, between tbe ?>?:????
fill--* and tbe Richmond and Henrlco
. to 1 11 Hy of RI rbi
To run* t to
aetl fi nt - f tba pal ll ; bi ?
Kima, mr *rand< i raider u a 1
To emend rh,- eberto? at tbe town
aotborifatag tba Town 1 I
ev for stn 11 and toni pur*
To utborfse h vote in the C!tv of Doa*
vii:, and t,,wn , t Neapolla npon tb
ti"n of .inrii-xinK said towri to
To ea .. I a* Ut r-.s uk amt
? reference to the j .
- deUngoent tteaatorere und th. ir
?un -j. 1
TO en 1 nd section 57 of (ba ch;,! tr
of tbs -iry of Meaebarater, ead 1 1
U taxes ami eeeeeeatenta la :
..tv med prior to and Inch-din;,- Ui ?
TO i-ii. M. C. Rlt-btU-JatOn, Tr-aF-urn
cf vi arran conntjr, 1 rw* r of levy and
In the counties 0f Qlonceater and Mo*
'" ' ' Mfdr-C
This bill ar- :.:r-t di twa -raj v. ti
ti ? (|OI?
To require abertln sad eei
r of j
1 ? lg 1,1
1 I ?
nut from tb* Coort of
' 'l Circuit
ti.nw tbe roten ol NortbrunptMi
county to rate ? Mw,
Te v.vt in Cbexlei Parb England,
H. C. 1
Mallory, e.i: 1 ti. K. CFO
i ?? * "ll.-iMiui . r, : tv,,,
i load tit iat. J iii Hanover coun?
To repeal u a'-t to merita* fer tbe
il of a blgb aebool for B ,
o 2SM of ebepter 130
,; tbe C
- ni :: cae* of maa*
: Um rlgbl to waive tr,ai by
itborise Th linea W. I.
in Treeeurer of i'atrlck county, to col
: hi for tba fear IM
tba Bo ni Of .- ipi rvlsors
>f Norfolk county to breue bondi for ha
","11 "t firry binds laraaed urnl. r
in rael of UR
To i i. nd an act In reference to th*.
>r ipert] tba! may be dletraia*
? - !
ara of Manf**f* -. Pi ls
To incorporate the Salem arid I
lurg Electric Rettwajr Ceeepeny.
To Incorporate the Itnllun U?ncflcial
nd Social Society, of Richmond.
To empower George Booker te erect
. pavilion j.n Hampton Roads, nnd to
tbe Min,.' by a bridge with the
ni act for the protection of
lab In Bland, Tazewell, and .Smyth coun
,th'*ri7.e the Uoard of Supervisor*.
, ri county te omjiomise a
j McCieiim k, tate Tram
I iv. ami Jacob lllerley
n i otb* e ? ? ties,
In the roanoke river,
ebepter 'fis et an act for
:i of IL*h in Roanoke counry.
H AMPI n\ MIJM'IOX,
i sliiKaliir t.cl.leiit? Tull, of En
lr. ra I nj* ii < iitii-i-li.
BAMPTON, VA., January 26.-(8pcclaI.)
*he lilapbiape service here, was tem
prariiy. Ftopped by thc burning out of
he Mit.:,' this morning*. It ls supposed an
leetnc-ltght wire caine In contact wiih
The inconvenience resulting sho<vs
lie value of ile service here.
A Boa Of Mr S. D. Cunningham nnH
rilli a slight acclJent a few daya ago,
i rather a remarkable way. He had a
mali PaStel In h's hand, and was About
?> i hoot. wi.en, for nome reason, he laid lt
a the ground, and stooped to pick some
thing tip not far away. An ha did no hla
do*** rim ov r iii | i lol. cnu?lng lt* dis?
charge, th.- bullet unking tnt boy m
It lt paid thors xalll lu* several ap-ollcfl
"lioiis before Hie new county Judge, tor
position* on tl nnty pottee force, the
applicants presuming that toe yreaent
a will lose their ;
Mr. WV U, Cxren ls adding to hla atore
The new town School Hoard paid an ottl
. .-rt to the academy a few daya, a?o.
A new cashier for the Hank of Hamp?
ton hoi not Leen announced 03 yet.
TALK OF KN KAU.; in.;.
BOO, Mr. Lambeth, of BTset*n_d Metho
tli't church la drawing large congrexa
tlonr*. Aa the church building is .j' its
'i; ? in ut ere talk of snlnrglng lt
Mr. Willie II. Psst hos PBtomod to the
Virginia Military Institute.
The residence of Mr. K. C. ItOa, in
-Miirse of construction on Queen atreet,
ls nearing coonah
An eiT1.1t ia i> lng m i-ie to roorgsnloe
the Junior Order United American Mo*
The poles for ttu* telephone line to Torie
county are being put up In I'oquoson, and
lt ls supponfii UM Uno will be In c*<-r.i
tion In a short time. Hut work on the
ru w rood connecting th.* two count! *?
mora clooely le suspended, there being
I DM hitch about ihe bridge building.
Quite a numl.a-r Of young men from the
itlon here will attend the Young
.Menu Christian Association Convention,
in I'ortsmouth next month.
There We some s|,"'*u1ation as to who
will SW et I .1 H kjoi ?"?*-'?*? I" UM House
County-Clerk, John Booker does not
?how much Impi-vtmeut.
Of Hie* ?.lanni' '? OtflflalflOl ol Ihe
STYINTQN. V.X.. January 20,?(Spe
eial.>? The Staunton German Club gSOO
one of Its germiaiis at Crowie-'*. Hall la t
niijlit. This occasion HOS in keeping Ort?I
the other MOO?Mfhl dOOOSS given by the
iii:.-!. A Musher of ladles fran other
c.tue. lent an (nerena - iveness
t.i tbs 1 ?
Mr. J. L als i!uiii_arJ"."r and Mr.
James H. Woodward, as the leaders, pi?
loted Um ilsnfleri through ssversl puny
IU w ||
.Some ot those present srsrs Mire Tra
of PronkfOrt, Ky.; Miss Bi Iii
Dowell, of Rlclunend, Ky.; Miss Hallie
Hutter, of i. Miaa Bus Lewis,
of Charleston, XV. Va.; Miss PrlnoettO
Hanger, of Westlington city; Mis.. Mar?
garet H .. ' Norfolk; Mina Wilson,
o' Nie la Hangi:
Ponnft Va inUeroy,
. Ml.?s Bunu?ei on, Mr.
Rudolph Boom*?rdner, .xi:, William I*
Coobo, Mr. John Baldwin Banoon. Mr.
Frank Ban, Mr. I illib. n, Mr.
Harry X. Cootes. Mr.
Mr, Janna K. Woodward, Mr. _icnjamin
..-I. Mr. Krui 1 .-in .- \\. h. Payton,
Mr. Winiam B. 'ii it, Mr, Frank P. Mo*
I'..1 i in I. Mr. J. Fi -ink Tonnehlll, .lt..
Mr. William ti. Walker; Mr. Henry Cat*
1 u EL 1:
1 ?o. " :- Mr-. Prank M.
lian ter, Mrs, VI 1 Mrs.
BASS' ll 1 mn KO.
lOfconl lleeaeel llnek?Mir A lil ea nar
BAST RADFORD^ va.. Joaaary M.?
live boy.* from M I
? 1 ti.:s plat 1
1 a case of
Ot, etlitor of tho
'a . ' .
. ttls one haJ
.. t xx hlch n
1 of Ju Iga
Co irt, ola
Weet Ar un -
st lo West Vlr*
Kiniai, and aa Um , nos dus hors
to-day there noi s feeling of um
on the j art of many.
Tli:.. -? ? 1 aui o, 11 1 count ry 1 .*
hr. n treated to I .it ha-a had
1 nix i:m uti it xi BS.
.ititi Hain Mafcoe Ml en Hm ne*e Minali ?
nooOfl iv.*,., un-., unot,ki,.
NBS I VA . I unary ->.
The .) ? re. raia that struck
t"xxn tin:- morning had eoaaMaraMa in
- i but
fl 1 mr,' 1 xi' ie prOfl m Ol M-!:iv'?
a. .. rn booko thal
I" tm I . ;--k us
roast ted f the open
? ?' 'ai win tbs
ia it, afb r li sd og t . Um i" ad,
I: o..t, a.id the lalte;
1 . nix- Lan! ?' Hight I ...
Dj tl. liefO-"
n. xxlio xv.rs n beted ira
i 'V CS \ n
ti. I. -., end, 1
n-.t third. Time
- half s Brill
? ' Bill a. Pats ee
1 ?.. ?
hird Tim", i
? .nd. Judge I> bOOOS third
B fm longs, sentntr?
Fritsl ? dlf, t ib. i. won. Ben
?1 Mint, I. Maxim third. Time] 1:14.
The Bil fleeO? Xhirkrl.
a ? : .:'
Set I - in staple
ind wooli n and wor*.'**d gootis quiet
Bellera ire lnokina- for a material tm
01 Benoni In genaro] bnstnsas next
uoiith. but mean xe. bile, w'thout activity
ii pri -
a'th in raguler ttnee or conn,, ,.
md in many lines of OOOUeni ami worst
T.XNf I PA lanuary :.1-The
Kevens eotl * na . to the as
ilgned eetste cf BL S .-fliirk & Sams, tim
? tx, vi : ?! by Are early
his morning. Loan HMM; Insurance,
Arrest for ralopulan ___!? Matter.
WASHINGTON, D < . January *5.
rhe Chief Fost-Ofti.e Inspector to-day
-ecetved sdvicss ol the airest of Mrs.
J, K Cherry '*' New Orleans. La., foi- Ue
alnlng and WtercopUng mall-matter.
-Old Itrrarrve. $ I!?.rHO|.1X11.
WASU1NOTON. D. C., January 2b.?
[_? Treasurv gel I r<*serve at the close of
austness to-day Stood at SI9.-*<01.961.
The reported withdrawals of gold for
he day were UiM^
To Cnra-a o C'oltl In time Doy
ike Laxative Hiomo Quinine Tablet!
ll druggists refund the money U ll
ills to curs, fcc* ....
WANT THEM STAMPfil
Strong Armaments in Favor of Martin
Goods Made by Conilcts.
11-KTICE TO WeMtktt inion
Thia View Kinpbaalzed by ll, pre
aeatatlvea of Hie Trmlea (nundi*
lion. .1. Taylor Klly.on ami Man)
.'lliei-a i'll, ur thc lilli.
A sp.-ciul me.-tlng of tha HouE.e Com
mlttee on Prieona and Asylums was hell
In the hali of tha House of Delegate!
yesterday adi moon to con ?attar the bli
inrroducd l;y Mr. Uryant at the Instant-,
of th? laT*gaelatlve committee of th.
Central Trodea ead f a bes CaxmaAt, re
quiring Ulai ali conviet-mude good'- b
Mar-pel plainly as aoeb.
.'.!r'. I -yani. But spoke to the bill, an.
explained that audi a measure was li
effect In many a tb BB la BBB He se
forth that by virtue of the fact that con
vieta Were worked in com'.titutou will
honest labor, many ho nest m.-n wen
thrown out of BBB|llll|BJBal and render-:.,
unable to support their families. Ii'
I attention to the presence befori
raunlttee, or tbe Legislative Com
? of tbe Central Trad, a and L.ii.o
Council, end Introdueed the chairmai
?Mr. ATB, ICcOolloeb.
OTTOS THjjBM Tut: advantauu.
Mr. McCOUooh spoke grot of the abd
ity of tlie contractors who employ OOO
viet labor to. undersell mei charita am
naanufacturere who employ only expat
honest labor. He thought all goods ough
t' Sa =oid on th'ir m-rlls, and argue*
that wbetbev tbe eoavtei aiimj, v.
gooda or i-ot, if ti..-)- mare equally a:
good aa other gooda of tba saau
ti., y would at ,i equally a.*. WeU. ih
Bbowed thu Uws riroaller to tbe on.- pro
put ii.lo ''ll ct in in
diana and I'? nn-tylvani.i, and BBtd tin
la-.*,?j in thoau itatee hid not injin en
Mr. McCullOCb si.emin, d a
thal Statement of the wori.
in tbe i n.-'ii by eoevlete. lie ti.'
pied ti:i' -.ne aystem now in vogiii
in Iflrglnta le eal i lurloue bott
to lebrae aim c.i;,.i?i. He . ad i
Hons noni aeveial labor enlone of .lu
relate, . tba action ol tl.. I
rial Tradee and Laibor Coum .1. an.:
? mg against the ie M . lota lt
mannfEii tm | . ot th
,n E'f'Eal p llMIC, I ' ?
...-t:?*r from Themis J. Dowling, L'iImi
oeloner oj Kew fork, who eborac*
- thi employment of convict lai.oi
ia a cut.*,; upon I.eat rn Benton earl
r'.lurm li na a Bamboa ol' gent,i lie ll
Continuing, Mr. MeCeftoch sail Ibo!
: uno bili i"- peened tfttahxta would
. ,i: ,..,!. I should
t linnet a io.-.E- on ti,e penitentiary ?t
eotiid . I"- iMtriee to spring
jp oil over thu Srjt*-, the taBOS
whicii wouid molo ii ui conpeneata tba
J..IU.U OW* Otk tin' tb
MU. BLIaTBOrPfl UKUri.
Mr. Hi '.'uilo lt. in intro
. | toa i. i i*. i ?.... "?'. ??? ? , spoke
it sun ? .. ile
IlKl In th* Wai
iry to employ 'i.< con victo in
iona., aaannar, they abould not Le brought
n contact with hoi le ,or He thought
be Oeneral i atrika ..t
.he root ol' tbe iltuetlon, end p
ll on to thc ? .it the ex
aclur. I .ri m.. admitted that
rgument that tha si.u.- doriv I i
iroAt from iii,- i
Bold be to auoiiali ram*
MB. CABBLL'i ADDS
Mr. J. Al I was tBO DOSI
.oneon to addreaa the committee. Ha
'aid at Un Hist glance iinno.-t any ono
rottld ooaolntla thu the bin
iot to pas.., but careful consideration
.f the meeeure, ba thought, would ebonee
nu con,ilualon. u- tbovgbt tao st;.
te ni tba! tne State would looa large rove
iu?s v. ,.- Wbet illusory. Willie
true tbat th.- .mploym. nt of oon*
?i eontraeta ^ is p**oflteb?e to tba
Kate, ti.. ?? ra- i i -m tblng te be plac* i
; io th< Imp* ia be termed
i. for bb ti ?? toa
u.i!,. they wi :?? bi mg corni etea" i Ib
.,i it, and -?". cents a
,,y, iii,- objeet "i tbe pereltentlery, Mr.
BOl to i:
-ovenuee of tba te deter
. , i reform erl a ? ile. He then er*
Em n wi.n bsd etai I -l
? with '!'? Mg - I iritb
migbt coma la ...
nrict labor, bo tb*r0wn out of em
loymeiit, bl Bte, end linaliy
' iol ? thut
lw-rn... the matte*.
by Mr. Brjrai I
math, ll- Bald be liEid i" ? i. i
. : the .-Ie dj which
? ik* n place In thal tin e. Fir-t.
i.d be, tbe mechanic came in ee
?ith rnacbinery; th n he came In eontact
Itb tbe felon, end new nie aril la
: bim ont Of bunill. I -. Ml D
...lng ov.r tba whola country p
ma i. t'V icu ? ' iiiM-ii.nii'S, with
ot o:. i ? e bera thejr came
-om. "Gentlemen ot the Legislature of
Irulnla." he sad, "will insl't in pat*
eg bet petltl sa with
ir akliled aaecbenlce, ead we .hereford
-k that you Btamp tli" gooda.M
a KABROW quustI' m.
ti Al. .-??'.?Ml. .ti.. ti..- next
rang apeeeh in behalf
' the '.m ? ure. He thought the .
.m. ?*-.ni iii State eSord to abolish
rt ene, ii ?
ii 1 that in nine States?some of
ion Hi" DBOOl \MHlthy and prosperous
ui- Union Qm gaeedas of convict
l,.,r had b* -iona,
n was a moot porni
' .-. Health Bbowed tu -
:? r that tea of the Itatee bad
invlet lai.or altogether, \'ir'-'infa, he
il i, if it did not thia i' the
rgaTaletnrt. wolli ultimately lind out
at si-ntim-nt waa ae rrtrons agfilTrrt easy
lt 1 il,or that it would have to be abol
Senator Trtdway strongly advocated
e bill, but th<>irs-ht lt didn't go far
He inti.. ::; cd Mr Stubbs, a to
iconni.-t of Martinsville, who drew ut
ntlon to tiic moral aide of the question,
il not to the financial side. He said
ti people who SSOd manufactured goods
maud ? I to know wt'it thtf WOte biiy
?;. Th Stu., brad no right to put'on
e people convict-made goods, wblob
i led to b>- le
n Covington, president of the
anvfOe Tobacco Trad., was thc net
ought that all convict Labor should
abolished, so far as lt cam" In com
tltion with honest labor.
Mr. \v> mule, Nrpraoentlag th? tobacco
inufacttireni of Danville, was next
troduced. He advocated the stamping
convict-made goon.-. 1 hla
lalnesa waa being Injured aa a result
his belirg ooderBold bf the contractor
io used convict labor.
THB POLITICAL SinU.
Slr. Molten L. Dawson, chairman of
>? City Democratic Committee, spoke of
B bill ui a political measure, laylrrg
i-c'al t-tr.EE on the effect lt would hu\c
the Democratic party if passed. He i
ld he regard-d the measure as one t,r*
Bloat Important thu legislature i
be said, a Question of right underling
the meaaure. He characterised the use
of convicts in manufacturing i?nt**r
pris"a oe on Iniquitous prat-Hoe, and said
unless lt was abolished, tha Inevitable*
r*-ault would bo the* reduction of aalarles
and the purchasing power*, nni there
fors must produce* a monetary panic,
which would a!T?*ct the farmeis, as well
as the manufacturers and laborers. In
conclusion, Mr. Dawson made n strong
appeal fof the passage of the l"H
? al other manufacturers si-'k.*. sf I I
which Mr. Wood, of the Trodes Coun?
cil, waa ki titi'ii iced. He spoke- of cheap
labor as a pernicious practice, ami In
an argumentative manner endeavored to
show that the bill was both In UM
Interest of the 'morals of ihe State anl
an economic measure.
MMCt l'KUTJNKNT QUERIES,
Mr. Saunders, of Franklin,
ii perUnent questions of tin*
of tho btu. Bs Bret
know if the prk*, of -ai ? would l
luiaor n re ebolleted, and UMS
If tna v...*"-; of laborers would b*?
Mr. John T. Chap Bl answered bhe
Question, and eoaerted that ll eras bo*
xond reason for any shoemaker to com
!>? t? with convict gobds. He said the
market had declined some lld ur 40 per
ct. ut. In the pool \
Mr. Snuntl-rs aeked If tin* Vii i
Penitentiary hadn't t" ? n iri ; rot?_ in
tho pn:jt year, wouldn't th ? decline have
been the same.
Mr. Chant'1 anew, fl In tue at'lrma
Mr. Saund'rs asked if the pri
sewing-machines anel blcyclea hadn't de?
clined very materiolly, ai"! received an
tilli-inative reply. Mr. Channel said no
Bl- I ? ideas, but
that two Were euga^erd In the manufac
tuie, of blsyclei.
Mr. Wins:,,ii. of Hanover, aske.J Mr.
Chapped seve-ral question?., some of which
?.??titd, anti some of which he ad?
mitted his inability to snswor.
Mr. Saunders asked If the inevitable re?
sult of st'-tmraln-? prison-made shoes
wouldn't be to forte the contractors to
th.* prlcoo on tlieeir shoes. Mr.
ti ippej thought that luch a result would
WOULD BUT, IK CHEAPER.
Mr. Bounders ttmuirht it xxould, and said
while, the contra''. ' ... fuvc?1 to
sell 'loir roods Chooser, they would do
so, and weald sun _ Bsssfalty "".miiete
with honest labor, .is bo nattai how bit?
ter PUI rs might be Bgslaol coiivicl
l< found those
gooda ? im- .jul cheaper then
labor, Uley would
buy the convlct-mads gooda
Mr. J lt. Doherty nos latrods
lii" committee, itu! rt vi-.ved brloitj ul-tl
il Cor the abolition
of convict labor.
Major William Iv rooter, of Norfolk.
? ly SgntT*"*rl Hi" contra. :
i" -n. I: a quill ter of a cen?
tury ego li- ii i I -.id In the Virginia
lian- and Combated the employ?
ment of eonvt. ts in comp, tition xvith lion
. I labor, ind he xvns glad to stand again
and do Hie --ame thing. So long as
?triped coori | la the mar.u
tOcture of sin,-s. io sii.- Industry would
i bits bed .a Virginia. He thought
? ind chain-gang should
be put In \ , : -aid that If
tai- y srere the nombi r of prisoners would
1 and the State would lose
nothing by abolishing prison labor.
MK. MAUPOP1 lVXl'LA.VATIO.V.
Mr. Lix ant sabmlttod the bill to the
committee, and arak.'l that a favorable
Mr. Maui lo, ai member of the coanalt
? iss sad Bold: Mr. Chairman, I
itu tot -ak to be excused from
- i" c.,: *..* I do not
think 1 ll I Bil in Jodg?Mnt l|"n ii
tl ot which 1 may
god with betel b?oreetei. I have
no comr.ni thora '"it ot.* of the con
tractors at il,., pcttitentftury ls Interested
in my husini *???. I id tborsforo lt might ho
-iai that .Vis Intereeta weighed more with
ni.- thoa my dutv as a member of the
i 't know what the pur
pOOB of this commlti'-'- ls. and I pi'i.r
i",t ti. ? ? ui with them
rr Into 4 KOOUUVO ses
?lon au I 'x .1 xi- Maupin therefrom.
They decided 'o poss the hill by, to
gelher WltlI the resolution providing that
when the present contracts expire they
shall not be renewed.
-aKT THK IATL1 ? tCt FIRK.
tn Inceniliiirx l-uiiata* of the Mat
(ere av ii ii I n.sue Hospital.
Ki." Started Bl UM State Hospital for
the Criminal Insane, at Matteawan, N.
Y.. In thr ? if 4.20 o'clock
Friday afternoon. It s;..trt"d under the
el minor-room und In th" third hall north.
It also stalled m UM theatre, where
an i nt. rialr;ni. nt was to have ir en
to UM toma tOS Friday night
? th.* principal plait:, ot ori
A pile of combustible n. alter was found
in ? .,'a ? stewing tint the attempt
v.as a * ans A -traxv bed had
li en dragged mader Hi- ditiinir-room end
Bro. tv. : ,..r. which was of
i air. Allison was nott*
ti- I he or de !?? d the tire apparatus of tha
? at work. An alarm
was also given in Matteawan and at
I Fishkill Landing, and the tire companies
After txx.. koort hard work the lire
men Subdued th- Somoa but one com?
pany r-mali ed at the leena aS nixht.
Superintend x i says but for the
engine companies ihe buildings would
h.iv.- I . en .'? i oy. 'I
Thors xx??:???? moah ep itement among the
CW Inmates when the alarm was given.
The men xv, : ot 00001 Bl to their room;*
without walting for suppe-r. They all
went quietly, causing ne) trouble. Ar?
ranges ssaaa ta remove the
women under guard to a place of safety,
bm lt was not necessary. No j"'r
BOO had to leave the building, aud nobody
lt is bellen I the* fire was Marted
by C. S. Mitchell, an Inmate, who has
boss thora four roora, having been sent
from Auburn. He ? ft) years old, and
? ? IncendtorieaB. He has
1.n working lol the kitchen.
He was searched, and matches were
found In his pocket. There was also
found on him a skeleton key, which he
".'li- slsctric-llghta were not turned on,
th." Superintendent fearir.-r that if they
were Ute rid beensss more
frightened iind violent Tte place waa
In total aiarknesrf. fx.-.p. in the north
'irner. wht?re the l!r<* a",is racing,
and where tb- intendants carried lan?
terns to aid UM firemen In their
work. Little damage was done to the
The lniii.it.s attended B reception In
the theatre Thursday night Anions those
who witnessed th* dancing was Mrs.
Kizzie Halliday, the Sullivan eounly mur
TteflO xva*a tn have laeen an en
t riainnit-nt by the inmate*, Friday
ni?ht, -.n which Michael snotty, of Hr.. >k
I;, li. ai: I lliv.-n OOOgtell, of the New
York life-convict e. were to be star per?
This was the llrst fire that ever occurred
in the asylum.
oin- of the firemen who worke.1 hard?
est to put out the flames was John F.
BehlosSOr. the president of the* State Fire?
men a Association, of Fishkill Landing.
LOBS NuT OVER $1,000.
Kill .JHKKKIVSIK, N Y.. January M.?
The total tia.i.axe don.- by the fire at
thu Matteawan Stale Ho-p!tal for the
Criminal Insane last night will not ex- I
Cb?rlOfl P. Mil-heil, the lunatic who
started the five fires, haa mada no state?
ment, and Lr. Allison -said this mom?
ma: that he gUght not talk at all. lt
depends upon his mxxl. It was a ie
lustonary act, hut he will be <*ar*>i tnr
In the future, BO lint bu da lu'iiui.. will
not threaten the tatety of ths iosUtu
OPEN THK MUSEUM.
Tbe Ladies Decide to Do Tbis iit_ I
Big Reception on February ttl
KMKIITAI* THR VKTKRAW
Another Affair ??? Be -Ive* Darla*
the liinfeili-rilt* neunliin?Molo
4 einlrllaullna Xl,-mI,.-ra .annal
*?ote?Resolutions of Tb aa aa la a.
There oas u. large meeting at noon y*fl
terliay at thu Jeff. Davis Mansion
of the ladles of the Contd : . .- Memorial
Literary Society, at which arrangemente
for tl.?? . paning of the museum wero
to some extent mapped out. Mrs. Jo_?p!%
Bryan, the president. Ailed the chair,
and there were a great many ladies in
The muter of Ute formal opening o(
the hoxwc was fully discussed, and lt
tedded that linet ihouid occur 0*,
Kiiirunry Od, the anniversary of the
Inauguration of Jefferson Davis as Protb*
deni of the Confederacy. Kpon tnls oca
casion a big public reception will bo
Kiven nt the old mansion, and while
Uro details of the event were not gone
into, lt will be a brilliant affair. Thcro
wilt be refra-ahment-i, and ell tbo
ladlee who were Interested in the me?
morial baener will constitute a Recep?
tion Commit'-, i . xi.,men. lg
will be remembered, represented t?-a
various Confederate Slates in He bazaar.
RECEPTION TO VETERANS.
There* will also be another reception
during th? Confederate reunion here In
June, nnd ali the camps of veterano
here will be represented. Tbe eecietary
xvus directed tu -sue Invttotlons to all
the Confederate camps, and to have each
oi-ganiratlun Appoint a speciul commit?
tee to attend rbis reception. This la te>
be done in o-der to uncertain exactly
v, ii.ai coane xain be loprsosniodL
I other things tskcn up during
? 'ina,- w.i.s til,, question of whether
or not the men xxho "ir.- c. ntrlbutlng
members of the society shoul.I oe allowed
to .on; v ,!,.. After
a f"'1 ' - 'ir_ion of tli* propoii
Um it a.n rs
lt xxas aureed that ail arti len sent
from different .Slates to be placed lu
mseum shall be ieee!red by tho
xu i*s-nts of the respective Rtatea
which they me forwarded. Thrum
ladles will then place th'-m io their
pioper ponltlons in the b > ld lng.
THANKS Te) THK LADIES
It xx:: steted that Mrs. K. D. Hotctl
kis_, of thc liulldlng Conuiilttee in charge
of remodelli' rorlng the man?
sion, had completed the tank assigned
to her at a coat of ISO.) less than tho
sum appropriated for this purpoas. Thia
was regarded as exceptionally Ano
work on tin" part o." Mn. Hotthklsa,
and a la-solutlon of thanks wes unani?
mously voled her. The esaine was doma
with reference to Mis. Grant, who wan
associated with Mrs. Il ot chi. lue, and.
ix i.o having been a near neighbor and
Intimate friend of .Mrs. Davie, knew all
lbout tho interior arrangement of ts
Souse, a tal waa therefore abli to give
'tioh accurate Informal lon us to enable
ts absolute restoration to Its condition
.vlien occupied by tbe Fi.i'1-nt of the
..Viuaiiiaaiics!. ?-Mts. tirant remembered
-rery detail of the mansion, and Ito re
notation la complete.
After the transaction of a great deal
)f routine business, the association ad
loumod to meit ajialn at noon February
ITALIAJII KVACI ATK M Via A I.I.I..
I heir \\ 11 la el en aa lil I'eriial I feel br >***?
Mn Kern oe-ai. Win, Desires I'enee.
ROME January a.?General Haiatlerl,
lovernor of Erythrea, and commander-ln
hief of tha Italian forces In Abyssinia.
las Informed the government that Thurs
loy the Italian garrison at Makalle, com
nani* i by Colonel Galllnno. evacuated
hat place, taking with them all arm-..
immunitlon, eqmpm. nts, and other con
ents of the fortress. It la renort<*d.
ieneral Barutleri says, that the evacua
lon of the fortress by th** beleaguered
;arrison was accomplished by permission
tf K is Makonneu, commander of tho
Vbyssinlan forces, which were besieging
ifakalle, who de.?lr-d not only to pay
ribute* to tha heroism of Colonel Oat*
.ana and his command, but also to obtain
It ls further reported that King alene
>k has ordered tiiat the Italian prisoners
a the hands of ths Abyssinian! be de?
verall up to th* Kalians at Ambelagt.
t ls believed, however, that lt will te
.fTVoult to conclude peace, aa Haly Will
lot consent to abandon the State ot
IEOBOIA CBSTEAL AMD CPA th AI/A
'he fae of Cannier'. Lino Ur I ween
Lyons nnd Daraaaah.
NEW TORK. January 26.?Officials ot
lie reorganized Georgia Central railroad,
ni those of the Georgia and Alabama
ullroad ara holding conferenceo with
pforence to tha use of that part of tho
? .'ii* a Central's line from Lyons, Go..
) Savannah by the Georgia and Alabama.
ha Georgia and Alabama reorganise
a provided money enough io build al
ne between thore points, but lt io tho
?nae of all concerc^d that a deal foe
ie Joint use of tbe Georgie Central's
ills ihojld be made, If possible. Messrs.
homas and Ryan, for the Georgia C?i
i.l. have put the matter Into the hands
'. I'ri-sideiit ami Kecelver Comer.
Moro nose ll* tl lesli I??.
WASHINa-TON, D. CL, Janusry 25.?
. alon is expressed by members oft
ie House Naval Committee to-day that
ur naval appropriation bill for the com
lg decal ytar will provide for two new.
latUishlpo, and possibly three. The mat
?r has not been even informally
by the committee, but ao far as can
"? |t arned, the disposition la general
> provide for as many first-class tit/htlng
alps aa the condition of tha uationat
nances wl'l i-rrn!?. It ls also expect.***
lat the bill will carry an approprla-ion
ir a number of torpedo-boats, probably
i many as twelve In all. j
?liver Resolution Rejected.
KKULIN. Jar.uary 2b.? The Bundeerath
is r-j.'t"l the resolution Introduceei in
Bl von M'rbech
ebruary r.th last, and panel ly that
tly, instructing tbe government to Issue
ina for an International monetary
inference to tak* measures to br!tig
.'atton of silver as a.
jr corpon ^t><
d? OUR HEROES'
' OUR FLAGS.
Cat out 3 of the*? .oapoas of dil
, ent .lute aad brina/, to tba lai.i*atcO ,
a ..(lite with
J I Ot'..
ent! toe. with 2c. .tami
and .'. BOesp-OS and at*it the
letrautiiaa! picture which
uU, retail* for ll.
LAIDAY. .rnwujarv Stt. li