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THE RICHMOND DISPATCH.
WHOLB NUMBER 14,722. RICHMOND,, VA., FRIDAY. OCTOBER 7, 1898.- . ' THREE JJENTS PER 0?
KEEP OUT SMALL-POX
Counci! Makes an Appropriation
for Use if Necessary,
[ . Oppenbimer Canses Prompt Pre
cautionary Measures Taken.
REVOTAI? of Till: CAP THACKS.
..?Ilion BBBSadsd ?ml ltef?Trt-?l
tu ?Irrrl 4 iiiuinllt? c?<?|>i>>?all ion lo
i, ?a.-iv Jail?T?s 'l'eut Me'lio?!*? tor
, isfsrtai Otes water,
Btrn? ! m? Hag Of the Common
u .' ',i | Hall leal
estos a .- uooss illy to?
g, of iiii|">rtaiic
'tily two ni' ?ni?- :
at, and Hi' t.- S
ictlon w '
ntl.n who have hlth'Tto had a?
tO tl ' 'I . hand., r
m? nl ol th? toi. t!i u only
r ball 1 ra il
ly Mi. re la
t rely fight on r lbs rs
i i'l'ioii pi
i nhlin Una B ins sti ta, bai If
I a mild surpris? in the shape of
.?.ti that H?0H should be
fortify the city Sf
o m i - spklsmlc
ifolk. On th.- ?in ngtb of Inform i
i. Dr, Oppenhelmei
airnit.es to sa?
. Mloa, and this body made the
anu? li'lati'ii, which was a<lo.,t
i l. The o . a'a ly precautlt
sa tab? n peadlag laore deflnlu In
. the Norfolh Boon
quest! i of t?>
..f th?- s?.?.?i...i, and i
' nd the i latlons
til' tilt. I In? "f the ally |
- -i? IN in DBTAIU
v- tBb i ?un? :i h sailed is
following meml pn m m.
imberg, Cump, Cot
' I n i- r, Gibson,
nut. Han ?I on H? he, Hob?
Mills, , Nesle,
i - rannei
v. . v.
framed by th? Water
nting to th. Richmond
ompany the privilegie
led Mom th? corporate limit?
n mitte? again aith som?
?im.-i that win m .'. it mon
'i. ?a the promoters of the eoter
DITK IN.R 9 i.1
i Committi ? on
?, tiylns It, asking
i mina 'he
m ." Mini went te ths
: under the rales
D ? ;" Mr. Qunst, Mi.- rt solution
. apon the
meeti.is was taken
lut Ion, a hile r? i? ctiag ths
i of the City 1 i and
to Alter t; '
pted ta? Mil.? ? n.i.
; . -ollili.;; ? the
?H , ..- PLUMBIKQ.
Health C . unit dopt*
a.Im- M- .:? .' BOl? ly with
i ? plumbing.
itblaoks Bb ?uW
- ' .1 m. bol the
. of the lustra?
. bits Loot!.! cks from fol?
i h ave
? .rill ,.\.\.,.?. d Mils on the ground
! l .i>- no
>i ?h. th? boot Macks should be
i allowed te ge
hit If it Wer?!
." ?m Sun
:: was SQBally B*TOB| bef?te th.it
. urovUlng for 'h- codify?
. 'ommll i.e. under Ibe i
i iiiin tUAIN?n 8MALL-POX.
Healtl ' ommitt? cams ths
it ..t>tear-? fit.m r.-liaM?'
SO' - that tin ?I small-i'
,i, N ? l"H? ?.'y. Va. ; and.
i thai th said
i y ; snd, whi l
Committee on Health is without
t.. take any step? t.? prevent the
II lion Of sal?l . .t hill till??
i .mcll of Mi?* city of
.. r. , '.. . t
eorriag. Tint the ??i'tn ?? I
. )' ,
ni th (| f las
Depai in- m f'?i" Hi'
. Ins all . .? " in
. , preventing the Introduction of
e - . IS Of Ml''
i reby Instrs
Mr. Hoben iin-ved lo euic?wnd the
tak?a !,n "i',,;r ,h;" ,h* matter m-sht be
; ..,:,n;;,;,:s.l,,.<- ? ?o therm..,.,-..
H SI'RKADlNf; IN NORFOLK
Dr o^m11'" m",,on ? <,'--rr,'<- and
r - >|.penhlmer w.-,? R|v.-n th.- privilege
' ;, 'T ?? *?** lew hours,
reliai. ' ?.t.*** he,ir,, U,M,n ** -??
'''" ?u-horlty. that small-pox W;1,
? ?ng alarmingly In Norfolk. H.
had asked for a meeting of the nimm,',
; ?f. "*?*** * lbs action they
bad ?ken. He had telegranhed to Nor?
reply ' '"nh"'' i:,,!'<' " heuX received no
There t,;,, no pr?,(.,.?,in ,? .,? ,n.
atine, h. sai,i. ,-,?,1 between Iwe
"?1'1 '"1 U ar,- Norfolk and
Richmond, it won!,I n?.t only be iir.pr..,
". bul any effort In thai ?lir>
Would tntell treat expanse. Vaccination
wst the only i?feg>iard, be continued, and
HS dwell ?ip,,n th. ott,- ur.nre?
Of this city t. ni"-t any BCriOU?
l''>-"id.:it :n suggest? 1 to
further coi - :?I?-. itloa Of the n
until aa anew, r < ouM be res elv. ?1 from
Uthorttlea of Norfolk as to the >
t< u of th. epidemic and the r.
Mi Hau randa i atatton
t, which wns strongly op;-. i
by Mr. Bloomberg.
The motion to aoegpone wnP lost, end
the resolution was adopted 1 v a ?.,,(. of
i. Mr. Heeke, of Jackson Ward,
- sting in the negativa
the removal ?W tracks.
I'mhr th.- lie,i,l of unfinished busin-ss.
-i?un.?n..- granting pernUasloB to ?h>*
Union Passeager Railway Cotnpeay to
remove their tracks from Franklin ;-nd
I:.nk streets, and to run their cars down
Seventh to Main, and along Main to
'I'Went*, -second streets, was introduce,,
Baverai rneatbert Bcrambled to their I I
n as the clerk finished reading it.
Mr Qunat was t.gnlsed, and be pi >
to amend the erdinanct by re?
'lulling !he company to l*J a concr-te
? > d from lie eh and M lb), along li
. Broad, and along Hancock M ?"lay.
and along Clay to Seventh, and slong
?Seventh to Main, and io ley th" girder
rail along this entire i
Mr. Mills raised th.- question whether or
ii"t part of the tr .ck was B04 laid wilii
the rtfrder ralla Hi all - rasgeated thai
was a little lin?- OH Chinch Hill
which th? reso.u'ion did ii"t touch Af
ter, some further discussion, Mr. Gunst
withdrea bis motion.
Mr CottreU inove.l to amend by re.
quiring the girier rail lo be bald from
Beech ami Mala to Broad atreeta, end
from 'tr".id l-> ?'lay streets. This was
Mr, Blanks moved t<> asnead b] re?
qulrini the company to five a Bve-mlnute
-? hedule over Its whol.- line, from I'
i- ninth ami P ttreei io Reset voir. Thai
motion was adopted by a vote of It', to r_>.
Mr. Milla moved thai all mi a* I
having pap, rs to Buhmli BhonM oC? r
lh- m at "la .- .ad i Bal the ordinan e
with all su.-h amendments rdraald be le
tei.,,1 t,, th.- iomniitiee .m Streets
Mr. .?Orel! opp-MMsd thi*-. and Mr. Mtllfl
ipOBs?jtO his motion, ?oh?-, Itlni it OB lh?
md of ' xpedlency. The motion a t
. ,| by a vote of 14 to li
THE CHARGE ?TOB WATER.
The oralnance fixing th. charge for
wat.-r used by fHtnil!?-s at B CSB - i'?-i
thousand ?aliona aras bskea up and ra
i ,,!i r .- lia.- dlacniislon.
IPCil concurred in BSVStal ordl
nanoss adopted by th?- Board of Al.br
m-n. Including thai providing for tha
employment of counsel to assist the City
Attorney In the case of the city of Rich
mond ?againsi th>- Southern Bell Tele
phone Company, which is soon to be
srgued la the Suprrmo rourt of the
United Slates. S
thi: JAIL ...?CEs-noN.
The report of th<> Jail Commissioners
On the condition of that institution WSJ
Ived and read In part, it
lengthy dotrtunent, and ureas immediate
m, Th?- report was atjeompaaied ly
rder from Judge Wttt, of the Hust
laaja Court, thai something shout.! be
.|,?n?- al once to innk'- the prlSOB safe.
Mr. ?Barrelson .".'?id tin- need for action
was very sr/psrent He moved thai the
Commltt? Groundi nd Buildings
should be authorised by the Council t>?
radverttBS f'T Mtll for thoroughly r.piii
lng that building.
Mr Qunai opposed the resolulion. Th??
r. pen ,,f th?' Jail Commissioners, which
bad beea laid upon the rabie half real.
on ?jnotJon, vvas taken up again oa mo
tion ?,' Mr. Herrelson, who had asked
for iBformatton 'in certain potnts which
the Committee on Grouada and Buildings
assured liim th.- report contained. The
report was read and pigeon-lml.-il.
mist ffTOF ON NEAB SIDE.
Mr. ?'"It:. II tatrodUCed B resolution to
ti,,. effect thai all Btreet-cars in Rich?
naond shall stop on the acareal Bids of
every ??roealng to taks up and dlstdiaias
' gar., Adopted.
CALTA IN ?'OKE'S CLAIM.
\ resolution was submitted to refer to
arbitration lbs differ, mes existing be
tween Captain Alexander Coke and th"
ein- C?ptala Cake vvas elected to codify
the city ordlnancee, but exception was
tak.-n to certain chargea, and the work
was dropped. Th.- reeOlUttOfl was accom
panled by a letter from Captain Coke,
m Which he explains his position, and
outlines a plan for aeleOtiBg an arbi
tr?t or. The matter was referred 10 the
: ! li. PROPERTY; Pi ILD JAIL.
Mr, Gupal moved thai Ihe Gronnds and
Building? Committee should be Instructed
to report a n>t ol all property thai can
be disposed of without detriment to the
dty't Interest, ths fund thus realized t,,
be devoted to the building of s new city
\ motion to i > f' r the m itter t.. the
Finance Ctonunlttee was lost, and Mr.
. olutlOB WS. adopted.
The nu ni!?-r from Monroe Ward then
moved thai the Clark ageing property
should be told and the fund thus raised
d, vot.d to ths purpose of building I
city jail- Th.- man. r vv.-nt to the Com
mittee on Finance.
COMM1TTBB ON El.E'-TRiciTY
An ordlnanol peavid-ag for the creation
,T cmmitteeon i:i.ctii(it\ wai debated
,t ,, ,? leagth and then laid upon th?,
tat I? until the ne? regular meeting.
a motion to grant pit free al chsrge t.?
th. Young Men's Christian Association
Mr. H irr.-lson moved that the QroUBda
and Buildings Committee should be la*
, ii m adv. rtlse for bids i??r ths as?
| i-cpai: I u> Hi?- City Jail. Mr. Cot?
tr?-Il Jilo?,?! as an addenda that plans and
apeclflrattons should be made at . cost
DO?] to . xcee.l aM. Tin* rid? r was with- ,
drawn and the motion was raaVn>tad,
a petition of the wheelmen <?f the city
was referred t<> the committee on Streets,
Th.- body a?l.i"urne.l at 12:1V
fJOV. YVOI.COTT HI:M?v||\ ?1TKD.
M:i??ii?*bii?>**0" H?'i,ul?ll?-an riatf.irm ?
|ta?l**i??*i??ls*i??*e fur Filipino?..
BOSTON. MASS., October 6-Governor
Roger W.d'Ott was to-day unanimously
r. nominated to bead th" State ticket bv
the K.-pul.li an convention.
-I he platform declares for sound money,
endorses the President's eatkrn In i I
1 lug an mvsatayatlow ?>f th.- War L>
i ment, and i*vnrt Indepeadenee for the
Inhabitant: of Cuba an,I th.- Phlllpplasi
i nited?atatua aaaatnr ix??ig? addressed
the convention, and during the course of
his remar??, ??aid' "With mv honor?.!
colleague. Senator Hoar, 1 most BOMlaliy
agree that we want no conquered pro
vince? or subject people. What our
futur? policy Will be the future will de
M4RCHI\" OHDF.lt*? TOR l.KE.
Hla rorp? 1> I ran? ted lo Pre?arr f,,P
Yoyase to Culm.
JAt'KHON? '11.LK, FLA., October ?
Orders a*ats received here to-day for th?:
Seventh corps to prepare at one? to go to
on. U. ?here U will be embarked lor
LE? ON THE STAND,
He Testifies More War In
NO COMPLAINT TO MAKE,
Regards Army Conditions as Id toe
XPaVCTf TO 00 TO H\1IAV\
Told by the I'm-kIiIi-iit K.cently That
In Cimc Tiler.- Mini Qaaa nn \?.?niilt
ou TU?! Cil? He SUoulil llnve Ls*d
W A SI I INI ?TON. October fi. -The War
iBVSStlgstlBg .Commission held two ues
Btoas to-day. la Ufa foreaooa Oeaerel
H. v. Boyaton eonehided Ms tsettssoay,
which was be/*;un JfSSlSrrtSJI. and In the
aft.nioon Qflflieral KitzlniiMi Les Wits
Oeaeral Boyaton dwelt to-day upon th"
caosss of .lisons. at Gaaap tbaaaas,
chairados th.- Increase toward ths
of tbs caaapoign t?. lach of anfldenl ?are
.m the pari ol the regimental aad brti
!!> said thers wai no foaodatlon for any
row iBflbls complatot ha regard to food.
H. also .i.-iii.'l ihat there wan any Inten
tion 11 iia-t-ia. t ia the hospitals.
in discussing with C?ptate Howell the
questioo of Mi" rationa aapplled ta ?'..nil.
Thomas, General Boynton voluateered the
suggestloo that thera bad been ao seas?
plaints from BOetbSlfl BOldlOH In tlM
camp, "ami." be oontlaoed, "i .1" nut be
nt v.' we would bars heard half the oat?
ory that | iiaed if aU thu sol?
' ad i" b :i"in th? loath."
?i.n.ial Dofcgs Bald thai only two or
three eharges bed been raeotvad from
th.- South, and they were not from sot?
??.lierai Pttshagh Lss was ln-foro tho
commission at Its afternoon BBS Ion
General LOS had no lilBBUllellll to make
in regard to suppli?e, in ju"h- tasara a
Boaae delay, bol tins was remedIM, and
toce then supplies <>f all kinds bad come
with regularity sad In sbandanos.
There hare, ?of cooroe," be said, "boos
Boaae eoasplaiats. BoMlers sra like
-. hoolboj Bj they Botaetlmes oomplala < tea
Wh? n there is 11.-rasi?n for complaint."
II. thOOght the army ration was al.unli
mit and la lbs main well suited to s cam
paign in b tropical climat*. Yet he thought
?.mi. changes might be mad.- u> aas <?i
the opinion that it would li?? belter t?i
s. ml lira animals to Cobo, than to Bead
n frig? rotor m< at, as si pi? sent Accord
tag '" his Id? as. the men ?should have
more fruit and lOOJ BBBBt
Durtai the osorae of |ba ajaostionlag it
developed that ??encrai i-e.- bod b? s no
un..! thai he would be atapected t?? move
his corps m? I'uiii, to the vicinity of Ha*
haiia. about th- 1st 'if N<.v?mb.r, and
tha* be considered bis troop- properly
quipped for th.- campaign.
li, consul, o th. Spanish uniform th*?
better adapted to a tropical climate than
ours, as they BTrfl cool and CBB I B
Hfl was t.arful that the shirt- and
blouses of our men would be fooad Is !?
too heavy for comlort.
Oeaeral Lee Bsade the sanoaaeemeai
thai be was ooootlng upon kaadios la a
friendly country, aa bs had reoelved di
rect information that tli>- Aurrlcuii
troops would !.. welcomed, not only by
Mi?- Cabana, bol by the (Spaniards as well.
h. said tbs Boneerrattve and property?
owning .Spaniards were Bspeclally derrt?
nui? to have tin- American tfOOpa SOW
for the preoerratlan of order.
I.KKS command HBALTHT.
Speaking of Ills command. M. n.-ral !."
Btated that Mi. health of the troops had
h. en good, only shoot - pee osnt being
si. k He hail Insisted up"'! v.: y tho
roui?h Inspection of the camp and up ?a
harms his forcea thoroughly insu
by th. staff otiii'i.-, who ha.i practically
organised schools f..r thai purpose.
Ha sai.i the ni'at was receteed Is re
fri?, rator oars sad as a rob a i
In a few instances the enter edges of the
larger pleoea of meal wera spoiled, sa
ni- als.? tin- hard-tack in BBS OT two
A shlpmeol of potatoes was re
ported to bo In bad coiniitli.il, and a
board wai .'lppointcai, which condemned
all Of th.- i
a.? to tii.- efflcteocy of ofBcera appointed
from civil life, Men. ral Lea said mhiip of
them learned the duties prompt!.?; ,.;h.-rs
were verj rdew to learn; others aerar
learned bot a majority did. n.- beUorofl
that rolunteera would always becoms
effective, especially when confronted by
CO.Ml'l.AlNT Of ?'AMI* ?THA.
c. .\t riior 1'.. av.r read S letter complain
ing of th?- situation in the J ICkSOBVUle
.amp. The letter stat.ti thai tbs eamp
was Uthy, the bread moulded, the doc
tors generally drunk, ate.
"Is that from my commun!?" Qeneral
I...- sailed, la erideal surprise. When in
f.?lined that It was. ha saltl that he vas
astonish?-?!, and asked for the name of
tbs author. He said, in this contuctioti,
that occasional complaints h?d come t..
him, wlii.lt he had . xamlned. and In
every eaSS bod found them to U? un
"Then." said Governor Beaver, after
soma- further questioning, "you edoslder
yourself In good condition In .-wry way
t?i ?tart In the expedltloa to Cuba?''
"I .in." replied Qeneral istn, "T?>uch a
button, and we are prepared, even to go
to Miulr'.l "
H<- expressed the opinion that It wat*
Imp??esfbla for any triopi to do any gr.ut
am.Hii.t ?>f campaigning In the summer
months on secouai el the haat. Not evea!
the Spanish and cutmn fores had . ?,-, r
been very h<- Ire in the BSBBaaer ssasou
He thought troops ?oing t.i Cuba Bhould
hare ample protection against the sun.
YoMl'LAI.VS ntOH ITfJ VIH?;in,A
Complaint? against regimental surgeon*
?A.I-. read to the Qeneral from maaihati
of th.- Fourth Virginia Volunteer*, best h.
repli..1 that be BOaM no! speak ?leflnltely
of the regimental doctor? In the
?ome of them, he knew, satfe not as
competent an they should be. The sur
geon.*? of higher rank were all BSSBpe
Oeaeral l*ee expre*.i>ed the bell.-f that
dlviaton hospital* wan too large. He
Bdvaeated brigade hospitals, u I
promise between division and regimental
hospitals. He eJipressed the opinion ihut
the alte of the camp at Jacksonville wa?
THE Sir.K-Tf.ACK sttTOOMsfTIOH.
Captain Howell asked General lye If
be consldeoed that he had been side
tiacked la ihe campaign.
"I don't think so," rt* replied. "I have
from time to time seen somethlne; In
the news to the effect that It was not the
Intention <?f the satberitles that I ah??.?id
have an opportunity for actual participa?
lion In tahe campaign. I, of course, had
no claim to go to Santiago or Porto Rlc
as other officers In the army ranked m??.
It was always the understanding that my
corps w?is organlxed for the Habana
ampulgo. I bad some ambition to go
there, b?e*auii?* I had n..t been allowed to
whale 1 was th.-ie I want to go
bach wi.h some m.n end show our
enemies thai I eoaM stay."
ALWATC 1NTI.NDKD For HARAXA.
He con* luded by saying that the Prsflj
deat bad told him Britain the past BsW
daya thai h>- hn?i alwaiya latended to
senil hirn to Ha'..ana, and in case there
had been sa assault upon ths city, that
h.- sboald bare led it.
Osneral Lee dwelt uj?on the laaportanca
of taking; proper care of sinks, as a pre
ventive <?tf dis? ase. H<- ?aid the bSSithleSt
r.gim.-nt In his tump was the Mast In
diana Reftsaeat, wMcb burnsd mi its
effets mutter. .Most of his troops wer?*
anxious *jji g" tO COba, bot BOOBS de-dr.-.l
fi be .lis. iiare.a!. He said, in conclusion,
that be anew of n?. cn=e ,.f disuses, star?
ration, or death from any negle<*t,
or that BBSS due to any Inefficiency on the
part of government officials. !! said he
had no ?,'omplaint to? mnke against the
War Depailmsill. and knew of none of
mnt-nd who had.
M.-neral Orceee, who particip?t?'?! In th??
Manila .timpalgn. will be heard to-mor
row and win be followed by s number
,,f ?faff officers who hav?: been ordstod
l.i-'K TO OOHHABB AT BAHAMA.
This MeSOeil B<S*JS lleyond a Doubt?
V'.nsler-llut of ?? ? ond.
\\ A-HI.NMTiiN. I? ' October 6.--(8pe
esmhr-Oattsral PltBbagb Lea spent th.?
r .-ortion of the morning at th?
War 1?. ?airtment. where BS was In con
feren? - with the Secretary and Ad.lut-int
?; titrai forbln, pro-umahlv about the
ar-oraaaeag of his corps to Cssu, and the
dispesltbBB of M?e dhrlalOBs s_d telgadss
after their arrl.-il there. It Is settled
beyond a dOabt, thai Qeneral Les will be
in command at Hal-ana. and thai he will
...,1 . Vi| lain-?!' B( ' '1 Blanco in the
Boreram? si poaalbly of the '?hole Istand,
bul certainly "f the prartaea of H ihana,
The programme BSOmS to I" that as the
BpaabH troops ''-aw th"- '">s!s ;lt wWel
th. y are oow statloosd, Ibey win be im
medlatel}- soeeeeded .? the United Btatss
troops ?oder General Lett. Th.- worn
ni.-it will probably comtotence about the
f next month.
general t*uo ?rent before the war In?
,,fic-n Commission si I P. H, and
tesUfted at cia-ridsrsbM length. The ad?
miral.lt- .?.unitary . ,.?.!.ti?.n of his COTpa,
an?! IM? si'l.tt'li'l dladpUae, made ?he Osa?
?,;,1 ,.n atiiiiiral.l?- WitaBBfl for th- War
I.epartm. .it. II- had Vt r*. fOW and niim
portant isooaplalBta to make.
Th.? pmssnns la Iowa to-day, as if by
accident. Of <'"!'>"el Baker SSd two of
his cMoaxo, of tbs Secon.i R agissent, sad
Benator Martin af.d Cuodifosmsa Tost
. rltsj to the b.-?ef that Ibey bad
some potpose IB rrieW. Which has not so
f,ir been dis.-ios.-.i. it Is not known she?
,?? r the IbMior or lbs Congreesman
met th- Colon'?! and blfl "t?.-rs. tut BS
tll). ,.: IhS latter is said t ? hav
,?n, tin.US 10 -I" SUM th.- mastering tat
ol tbs .-*'"ii?i, tbs laference is that Ma
visit of on?- of th? other gentlesssB may
Bare ?oil-thing tO '?o with that matter.
ON PRIVAT? BUaUl-iarM OMIT.
IjgtSI BeilSlOf Martin was here tO-day
on mci'.ly l'?vate business. He did not
meet GMoMl l'aker and his officers, and
,lid not know, ex'-.pt from heorsay, what
m il the object of their visit.
Th.- Qulnael wu aoooarsponlsd by <"'<i'
tain? ?'raighlll and Taylor, and Lieuten
ants Johnson. Hartman, and Skipwitli.
They could not be locat'.l at .my Of Mi
Avenu.- hotels, but H tmospH?d lo-nlgbt
that the] eMtted lbs war Departmeat and
asked that the ?Second Regimen!
t || , ,| in sarvice.
KKglKST AS TO SECOND.
Their proposition. SS BtBtSd SraB thai
ti,.. Beeond Pflgtmsnl be fOrloagbod for
thirty toys UXOtn, so that, if Ins sslgsn?
, i,,. ?. ni e ?hoiild t-etiuiie It, they
w.iil.l be av.tilal.le for any duty thai
might be assigned 10 them. They wer
in?ormad. bowerer, that ander ths ar
raagoaBonti already made th? iecood
Regiment woold have to be m tered oui
B! lbs expiration of Its B*TSBSal thirty
LSI A BHBO
Oeneml Lao, >*"" "' ll"'? of th"
hour rsms invti'.i out to dina tl
nine,' and UP to a late boot had not re
lumed Du his hotel._
Tl? I'l-'T A CHAHTHHs
All Hie Maofe IOW ?be Slilss-HnlMln?
Kiilerprlae I? BaBSaSOrtbOd] Fur.
Tin- eaimpany of ?-cuti.-ni.t*. who hare
sabacriaed to the stock in th.- pla?? soon
,., be eaubMehed here for the purp
building w..r veesels under contract with
the inf'e.i BUtes Navy DepartsseBI ire
preparing to form a chartered company.
aifb Orts sad to view th.-y raet \\"i
. light to formulate their plan-?.
it wsa d-ci?ie.i thai Mr. W. R. Trigg
-hould be i.r.Hi.?.ut. and Mr. \V. ?'. l'i? --
ton .? slated for th.- Bssretaryshlp, but
beyond this it is anderatood ae selectioae
nave i" o made, ah the sto? k haa beep
subscribed tor, ami the deaaand for il la
still heavy. The ..mpaiiy will start with
plenty of moii.-y. and Its prosi
Very bright. !' seems to be well assured
that tin .?hips will i"- built on the dock,
nd ?mglneerB were at work at the Tal
b??tt VV*>rk*> this SOUM.
ClB*a < O-MMIMSIOX 1.1 ATH,
r.oars-alloii at Maiminlllo ll.-ln>e.l
on Armani of Storm.
HABANA. October 5.?(Delayed Ir?
Transmission. ?-The American Military
Cjmmrssion will entertain th?:- Spanish
Military ('?mml'il"?? at lunch next ?Sun
,l:,v at the Trocha Hotel, Vedado.
The Spanish commission-is ysstetday
otfl'-lallv notlhei! the American commis
sioner?*' that owing to a hurricane tbs
vessels whl'?h were sent to Manzanillo
barri been unable to reach there at the
appointed time, which will delay the
,vati:?M"ii of that place by th.- pansas
Orafonl IMU*') IM?ll? rrltleal
roiirleen taasie?; ?lia Death?. ?.
KBW TO-** October 6. -Dr. William
T JenlclmT of the Health 1! ..?rd. receiv
ed th.? following telegram to-day:
(?xfcvd, Ml???.. October 5 -Dr. Jen
kins Health Commissioner. New 'lork:
Sltuatbm here critical Fourteen
and sis death*. Appr.h.nd much d
-i?-) negroes t.. fe??d and take -ear?
Bf If josstble. obiain US Bid.
tSMnamU ** ?' HKI ?DI_>T<?N "
Mr. ?e.'.dleeton la postniatater at O"
i, EPES Id ML
He Opens the Democratic Cam
paign in the County.
PAYS RESPECT TO MR. THORP
The Latlcr's Colored Republican Oppo
;ent Also Represented.
MESSRS. I.AAVI.F.SS AMI UOali.IV
Captain lamb and Mr. Rlxey at
King* ?,.-..rui* . ,?u rl-II ...i?e?! I??-?
t.l.lrea? o I .i.e..- l?.-n.<..-rii t i>- Antll
scs.sf>x COI'RTHOrSK. VA? October
?.?(Special.) To-day being court-day of
< county, and the first opportunity
during the present campaign to hear the
speakers of the rtanatrtlvs part?as, a larpe
crowd of th? citizen? turn?'d out, and the
court-how?? and green was III led with a
, midair.> all during tb>
day. Hon. Sydney P, Bayes, Um Dem,.
.rail,- aeaaioee far C?a>ngress, who had
beSB confined to bin bed for some time by
nine??, ?taa on band to rapteseat the
li.mocrats. Pi a. M ally nil the whit?*
people arasent arars in Mr. Ep-ss ?null
en,.-, and listened t<> him witli close at
lentlon Mr. ?-??pea Beads a ntainllbuni
tpsech, covering ?ill the Issues of IBS
campaign, and particularly dwatltag upoa
?in- ootrsgea perpetrated upon the Desao*
rratic part>' l?y th?- action of the Election
Committee in d> privlBg him al his
Congress, In favor of tbe BepubllCBB
nomine?- Thorp. In lbs cours?- of Mr.
Bpes'a reasarks be t,,ok bbcbsIobdo refer
to the r. ??nt Inters lop? puMlsbed in the.
Washington Post by Mr. R. T. Thorp.
In this conn,- tiori Mr. flpeo ?aid: 1
take this, the Ins' I .I U?' ,,puorlui.lty, to
express to tho people of t'ds district Bad
to the country, the indignation which I
feal in common with all ? nilemm who
are ftmiiliar with the circumstances, in
regard to aa tntertlea published in tic
Washington Post ?>f tlie 3d Instant, in
which one of my opponents, Mr. R. T.
Thorp, of Mecklenburg, BBtlsrtakee to re?
v,,w the situation In the Eounh Virxini..
District, and to make ?ever?! statetii?-nt?
peis-,nal to m. - M S b IS mad?
t laiss?t nit to a Washington ??.porter that
he aoutd noi flare to stake upon the bust
bags in any county of this district. Bavtag
succsssfully euchred the aegre Janas out
of the bald honor of a Republican uoiiil
nation in t'.iis district, he pr?-t? i. Is to My
that si'"" l"s '-lection by the chairman
of the Republican Coiif-ies.sion.ii commit
tee as the noinii.?f his party, though
there had bssa soass friction in renard
to the aotloa of the Botninattni oonven?
tlon, hi*) affairs liavo now bBBB happily
settled, and thai be bas ao reason t,,
doubt that be will rseatve the loysl Bap
port Of ?v.-ry Repul.iieaii in the dlatiii'
y,,u lavs en, or ataj see, for
yoiirs.lv.:?. OB this v?-ry c,?,o
green, aa* snthuslsatle h.,rd.- of ns?
groea ttstsnlns, to and spplAudlng every
?lord of th? peaken for Jone. Tbl - Is
oui] a asmple ol the revoll tbnt eatenda
fron Busse, to Prlntre Edward agalnst'ths
chicanery precti?ced by Th?
N'.ii only th" "' I- ' '' '' ' ' '" "'
cheated out ..r their logical nominee,
bal ih?- great stajority of lbs abita Re
publicans of this dlstrid srs frank t?.
-..:il ti? v not oalj desire ths i
at Thorp in tbl i,!" ;h,'>
. iiuiiii.iti ,n from the polities of Vir
PAIR ELECTIONS CRT
Mr Thorp erlea far fair slectlons, and
yei be no. willingly oc place
and draars th.- asaolumsnU ol the i
tlon i" which I whs elected bj the |
01 thla dlatrict. i a? d nol further advert
,,, the Waehlngton Poet laterriew, whicli
was prepured and publlahed -imply .
j ,., tb Republican campaign :
and as B p.. ['?ration for B fUlUrS -'"
,.st escept to say that at tai aa Mr
-Thorp under! ikes to ay thai ftth.
Mecklenburg, or al Prince Bdward, or ...
?'" i"--'?""' - '? h,;r
to ?any of my r*oUtlcel friends, a chai?
loon , , debate th.- questions at lasus be?
twei ai '"" '*"
have n.v.r had any communication with
Mr Thorp or from any of ins adherent?
?..r h..v>- my friends, so far sa i an
Prised. I may .say further, thai ".
i h tve not received any challenge, d
or indirect, from Mr. Thorp to de
,he questions el the pending ?'ann^b-.e
were 1 to receive sieh an o*>r I should
roieei the ?rams with tht rontempt Which
su', h an offer merits. Mr. Thorp k
m wall as the peesd? ">' the ?Jaarth ?.
trict. thai w>re h- t" m ik- su.-h B ch.,1
,,.,,.,? it ?fOUld be Old> Hi" ?lap-t'-'P f
he politician e.id.avorlng to
thI,J1Kh me agencie? of ilia _**m**x*?M
/art y an opporiunli y t?. addveS. an au.il
t\\e*?r substantial and rnssjectable cltl?
',? Following ths universal precedent
oietrlct snd wherever the Repub
,iU p.rtv is instituted, ss .t is here
2 Uai nios, ignorant ? lein-nt of ib.
n tgre population, l Be**tlae. an? Ida i al*
I ,xs decllBe, t? Permit a polttua ad?
Insurer to exploit hi? view?, through my
r?mesUSt, before an - ? ???
. ? i of th<- respectable, Uw-.,Di?Jiti?i.
.;;i;?-1,|Z'.is of my district. TB?
?On on?' step from dividing time with
?r Thor! t., dividing time with hi. B I
S h-r.hman. the negro. R I
. .. jf Mecklenburg, abo, alo..f Us
'' . s retained in BO ofScbB c..p.? Ity
Iv,,." Thorn'? Intiueti'-e. and alone
I I th. representative political bad
am' f h. .e??P ? nVa -?oi'P-r.s Mr. Thorp
tn ' ^r.iiarn 1 can w.-ll un.l?-i ?1 ind
S '."Vr-'Tn ti would be alllla? as be
"M :M,'s to have said. tS BBS BBS ?x
, L h,?s.- and I'-.KKV if 1 v.?miM
Jtut Mm in-renal ins maa-lts ?r
,-,,. district. _
tyrWMM SFB 1BBBS
M?,.h enthusiasm B _f 3tl
speech. After h> i.*?? eleesd H b
T Linl-n vvas cill'-l Ota, .tu!
, raost has ' *" r<,?P?-1??
. ,r!N E. liovT-n. "f ?MS of W.^r.
',",'wi? eiigaK'd I?' the trial of a ca-e
^^^nTcoart. asa caUed ?pon by
" .,,',.,-.. and mad. ?? forcille
LSich-aVa ?nthiiataatlcally ranelved.
V r I T Thorp, one of th- R.p
,,,.,. ?ooke t" ?boat tweaty-Sv.
' :'?,;i;L. ^, *?__?*__*
r ?, r tmvle, i.'.id another <o!.>r.?i -?..a
', n-ocite.i tue ?aaaa 11 T. L. J'??-*-. "?
gtaar Republlcaa csuildate. The color*
?retors seemed to have tri-, best of Hr.
rhorp. both In attention and argument.
rhe Republican audience eeetnetl M l"'
ntlrely in r>mpathy with the candidacy
I .Mil AXD HIXKV.
They A.I.I res h a III? lipni.iornl le
Menina in Klnc ?.eorae.
KlM.DfvHICKSHfK.;. V V. ? tober ?.
Special.)?The announcement that Hon.
lohn Lamb would addr<*?s tbs voters of ,
King Oeorge to-day at the court-house,
attracted the largest crowd that has
!>een present there for m.-iny months. The.
turnout of the Democrats was especially
arg.-, and from the beginning to the end
?f his address Captain laimb was? given
th.-lr close and undivided attention. No
tit tal.le among the audierj?e, also, for a
D?mocratie m. etlng. was a number of
I taba, who s.,in..I deeply Inte
resta,i in the plain but able manner In
ivhlch Captain Umb presente?! the is
sues of the day. and although It was
his first visit to that historic comity,
he was given a warm and cordial r?. ? .
Hon. ami It is ?aft. to say that should he
return again, the fonrt hOBBB would not
a a MBssodats those who would b.> preeeai
m h' ir him.
Alter a brief allusion to the history
of the county, and a deserving compli
ment t.i Hon. John f, Ulx-y, the Cap
tain discussed for an hour and thirty
minutes, in a most elo.iiient and con
vincing manner, th? question??, now be
fara the American people. The present
canvass, he sal.1. was only the skirmish
lino for tho great battle of 1900. for the
issue now, as it will be then, Is the
tandarda, and from tin* outlook, that
gallant .1. fender and representativo of
the masses. William Joining? Bryan,
would again lead the D?. mocratlc. hosts
Ha- felt, h,, said, no doubt of the result
A? to the manner In which the war had
been conducted, he had nothing to say,
bee tuse be expected to b*? a juror when
tho case was called, and did not think
It proper that he should prejudge It. The
war-revaaae amasare, however, he
handled with gloves off. and also paid
his respects to other Iniquitous ?- asures
pa--.tl by the I'opubllcan COngrSSB..
Referring to ?h- vo'um.? of money, and
the amount claimed by the Kepubllcan*?
t.? be In circulation per capita, he fully
convinced his hear? rs of the falsity of
ths 'daim anil argued that th- amount
iry for this country to have should
be not les? than US per eeptts n- re
gretted exceedingly, he declared, that
none of ths repreeeatattvea of Iba ?i. ? ?.
P. were on hand to <!Is?*ubs tin- tsSSJSS
and Closed with an ara? ?t snd eloquent
sppeal to ail Deamcrate, sad especially
the so.itig aien, to stand together and
be prepared tor the eontllct lWO years
henee. His, spa ach throughout was one
of the strongest ever dsltvsrsd oa the
hustings in the county, tui.l was fre
quently lattrrrapted by applease.
Pi.ediag Captain Uab, Hon. John
f\ Klx-y spoke for about thirty mliiut-s.
making a telling ami inthOSlaalill a?l
lt \t th?. coacluslofl of the speeches
tin. following dslegates wsrs elected to
Hi. asnatorial convention, which meets
i tie latter part of the month to nom?
nala a candidate for the Senate, vie
Hon. John K. Mason, elected circuit
?ledge; T. T. Arnold, John Walker T
H. Bovaa, Alexander Pratt, c T. Turks.
John M Paed, II T. ??atn.-tt, l>. C.
Trlssrer, and O/ller Oliver,
Ti?., ?peak-r-? were Introdeced by Hon.
T. H. llevan, and the BBBBtblS OOA pro
Bided over bv Chairman B, n. i'otts.
with H T. Qaraetl sa secret iry, an?i the
Democratic press pr?'sa-nt si isststants?
Cantata i?amb returned here sad i. ft
OB Mi.- night train for Richmond.
Mi'iiKti HOW 1.1 I. Ml IK.M.I).
Co m m n nil of N.'iib ?iilHuiie Si|und
rt.ll 11.-?. 'al - a?, I poll I * I. '. I I | .
WASH1NMTON, o.-tol.e,- | Admiral
HoweH has I..-.-M relieved from the ?SB?
tiian.l of the North Atlantic a'lUSaaa*UO,
BBd Ills flagship, ths Hun francisca?, has
been ordered oat of cosasslssloa st Nor
folk. Tho ? -"mill and of the s.|iia lr.ui <le
rolres upon Commodore Philip. -.i<>w at
the N'.?w fork navy.yard. The San ?"ran
ds. ?, will Ik? overhauled, an?l her battery
brought up tO ?late.
XI ??>. 4'. A 41. 411 TIM; MI.ll<>.
Karry ?miikIiiv to Olli I'olnl, ?la-enii
View, nuil **.orr.?lk.
Th? se ddlighttul outings, which ....
mil patronised snd enjoyed by our peo
ple, will be eoattaued every iuaday du
ring the sutuinn?
TbS lur-,.- nnmbsr "f warship? In Hauip
ton Kt?d ?rtualty bow t..
lite fort, the life and attractions Of Old
J'o.n; and Norfolk at Mils BBBSOB, Will
make the >ia> pa-*--? pleasantly.
ipeaka ami Ohio outing train will
i-ave Ricbmoad al I'M A M . Band.?
with S parlor-? ar attached tl
wtii.-h .an be i (peaks
aad Ohio paaaonger office, US aast Mam
Returning. tOBVO Norfolk at li I' M
.. a View .i I'll P. M.; Old Poil
7 P. M., and arrive a' RlChSBOBd ') I' \!
K? .Iik-.'.I Knie tO Wiislilnul???. O. <"..
on ? i.iiii-iliiy. BatoBOB MB, ?la H., r.
A V. K. H.
For the ben. lit of those who u
sble t" avail th.-tn-' 1res ol 111
. m. seta to lbs I.?aal Epie
.- iiiioii. which wei
11 ,., ,?., the Richmond, Frsslortchaburg
and Potoaiac Bailroad Company v??u sil
round trip tickets to Washington si
for the roiiiu! trip 9M <4o
Saturday, October nth. Tickets g??"<i
going only on dab il limn
. i tob? r .'?'.'. '?V'H' ?*oeth
Ion; Iron-dad signature form
F,.r farther Information, applj to II hot
agent Byrd-8tr?r*el station, or Richmond
Transfer Compsny, tie U? aaet Mala
.treat, or WiZ_*A___
Knighi? TsbbbBso Camslaro, i*nu
iiurg. renn. OeieBes i??-i ?. IHM
on a.-.-ount of this ... easi.ui the Saiuta
ern railway wall Bell tickets fron.
mend v.l., to Pktaborf, Pa., and return
,, r.?'.. ?if O0.H rouad Irip, applying via
Southern railway and ?ork-Hivi
to BalUmore, in ?sonneetlon with Pennsyl
vania rattfoad and Baltlasere ami Otta
railroad from Baltimore
Tickets will ?** sold at Ki? hrn.m :
ber Ith and loth, Until limit reiurnlng Oc
tober i?. ina.
Mot ecbadolea "nd other information
tpnly ' Boutbera rallwaj passeager <f
i, e Nu HI e. st Main streel Rl hmon.l,
\A' ' <.'. W WKSTIUKY.
Travellina PSJOengBI Agenf.
A 4 ?rsl.
This is to notify mi friends and former
patrons thai 1 can now be found with
Bydaor & Hundl.-v, ut 711 and 713 ?ast
street, where with the s4
of an exceptionally well-sel?*cta.d rt,,|
large st..?*V Of furniture, I am i
to serve them to ih.ir best tdvai
avespeetfally. W. H. OILMORB,
The Keeley Care. ,
l>runk?-niie*?*? la a dU.-ase. pot a vice."
gBd the efficacy of the Kne'^y Treatmer.i
f,.-il t?> by thousand? of men tad
u. i, es who ?tti'-n.l a? living wttaames,
la b.half of your???i If or frisad, address.
.all in confidence,
THF KKKI.l.V INSTITUTE,
*? MM ?a??! Marshall nil
New *Ph" '" law
If the Baby ll 4 ?atttrag Teeth
be sure and uae that ?id and well trie.',
remedy. Mrs. W|aaft*?w'a 8,.-? thing Syt-.p.
for children teething, li aoa.the? the
child, ?..ftens the gum?, allays all pan?,
aurea wlad eolff*. and la the best remedy
for diarrhoea. Twenty-Ova cents s bettln
IIS DEATH SUDDtl,
,!r, Samuel Freedley Expires
.After a Very Brief Illness.
-\NGINA PECTORIS THb CAUSE
itricken With a Chill um Soon Grew
Mai: I? H OP HIS BIST CARKKat*,
Formerly a l.arr MarrJaarat la Flailt?
ii.lpliln. But Slaee the W?ar a Sae?
res.ful Ir?,n Merchant ?et*e-Pi-eSB
?lent of Cari'arell Machine Co? ?
Mr. Samuel Freed ley. pre?ldent of the
Cardwell Machine Company, died ?usl
denly at hi? home, N^..**n5 east Frejiklta
?treet. last evening a JB> o'clock.
Mr. Freedley w?s at W* office through
out yesterday, remaining there until about
,"? o'clock In the afternoon. H? wne taken
with a chill Just before ieavlu?; his place
of buelntae, but bar^aag hnd similar at
tacks in the past he attached but litt!?
Importance to hi? Indisposition. H* ?top
ped by |?r. Kosh'r offlr-s? on hi? way up
town, but not tind?o?; the Doctor In. walk
ed ?>n home.
Shortly after arriving there he bw-ame
violently m, ?nd I>r. Isniah H. White
wa? summoned. Dr. Ho??, tha family
physician, followed v^ry shortly, and tho
two physicians ws-nt to wore; on their
pattsat, raenrSag to heroic treatment.
Their effort? proved futlb?, however, and
the deceased breathed hl.-s last very p n
after th-lr arrival. Angina pec torta wa?
the Immediate taUSa Of death, though It
wa? Hup.-iind'ice.l by a violent attack, of*
HIS SI ?'?Ks.-x-Eci. ?\wu:rK
Mr. Kree.ll.) had not b'.-n a well man
for s.\.r:il fears. H?> suffered an attaek
of what wa? said to have bordered on
liritihi'? dleasas sesai ttire.- ?/ears ?go,
and ilioiiah he i.-.-.,ved from this Hin???
be never fully ?jsjanisanl his ??tr.-nnth. aad
be w ?s anbjeci to traqueal attacju of la>
digestion. Hs was ki.?c, ho-aavet, ??i at
tend closely to his business, ami ou?
rarely mi -<> >! ,. day from Ills nffl. , He
,i Cation aprli gs let awhile thi?
rummer, but was not much benefited I v
his trip th.-ie, and mtbrned ho,, t short
time ?il;,?. - .
I?, i horn In Not rh-town. 1'..
November r>, ISO, and hence, wa?. in -
year. Ills family was closely |,|. ntlffc'd
witli N'orrlstown, the sit.- on which iIih
town now st.ui.D having beaM .r ,,oe time
the farms of Ih?j father and futher-ln
li.w- of Mr. ?Tteedley. Dsmssstl wa? edu
aated at Noiristatra t?onoo*a, and aslsa
stuilleil at Philadelphia. Il,> th.-n *>m?
harked in the l;i.'-.|rri|?ortiim hu?lii?-ss In
Philadelphia, llrst a? a clerk and lat.-r
Btember ??f the nrm. The war c?salas
on, howver, closed his business, and
listed In the I'nlori army, BBtet|B|
the Fifty-eighth Pennsylvania It. a-lmenl
li. ut? ni ut. li baequentl)
aaslgned t?. Oeneral F?-rry'? staff, in th,
>-, of 'piart.-rmast. r
LsOCATBD IX UI.'HMO.M?.
After the war th>- cum? to
Kl.iimoiid an,I In I*?'..'. emh..rk..| In ho
raercantile bnalaesa, If? aftsawaresi form
ed | i ?-partnership with Major W. J.
Johnston, tmder Ina mm-.ii- of W. .1.
Johnston & ?'<>.. and tasjetlaar th?-y eetv
dm ted th" iron Business in this city. Hu.i
?sej|u?iitly a!,out lv,:i. he becuinc a part
n? r of .Mr. 1. W. Cardwell, under tho
styi. ,,f ,j. w. Cardtrell a Co. later he
purchase?! Mr. Canlw.-M's Inter.-t, and
th.? 'irm was kiiovvn Is the Cardwell Ma
cajnt ?'ompiiny. Thus It continued entll
DSU, when the concern ?h? lnrorp??rated
t tin- nams "f the lardwell Machine
Company, with Mr l*reedley a? It? pr*?l
deiit. Il- , , ntlnu.sl at u : the
bttsinees until his death, and wa? known
\. ry suivr-ssfu) busliaess-man.
Mr. Freed leg was at all lime? ?pUet and
di.nlfled, y,i he * .- f??n.l of itirbipany.
ami frequently at?,?d-d the l>a/s*?r SB. il
fun, ?ions wlifi his family. He held m?*m
iij? in the Commonwealth Club,
bavins withdrawn fr<?m Ike VV.?| more
land ?orne years age. II- wa? abe.?lut lv
devoid "f ostentation In hi? acts, ?nd wu?
dlngty klnd-h.-irf.-,i gad charllalle.
H IS EA.M1EV.
Mr, Fre.diey married, shortly a?**?er set?
flint,- in Pi'hmorid. Miss Huaan Jacpjy,
r Norrtstoam, P*., and a? a r?*?ult of
th.. union two chlidr.-n?Mr. Oes>r.e J.
Kre. ?it. v. aeeretary nr.d tre??ur?*?r of th*
i.*?rdvaeH Machine company, and Miss
M idg* Er. ?il'v w.-re bora? They ?'ir
Mrs Fre.slley dl??xl about ?T/.nty
,rj age, and in 1*7* the deceaeed
mai i i.d Ml-s Mar? ?'rane. of MontiJaire,
X J. f*??e survives !iui with no children,
end I? at her former home now. having
re. enlly .on. ti,, i ?n u vUlt to s-eiati????.
She was telegraphed for but night. Mr.
Iley ?*?>. a m?-rnL?-r of All-8ai?it?
Tha- .irran?, ments for ih? funeral have
ri>t !>?.? '"' " nriaile, but It !? most likely
that P. r< n ..ins will be tagen i<> Norria?
town f?r Int'-rrnenl Uside thess? of lit
par? nt? and **^.^__-_________
! | ?i WAHH1NV.TDN, OCabet S
I oiiu I E,?r- >-a?t fer Friday;
I ___J por Virglnla-Thr-s-sttenlng wee
I ther. With light Blowers eg ?h?
?roast; brisk, noriheuaterly wind?.
For North and d-uuth <ar?>liij*-r*Bjr
weather, i?ra*c?Hl.d h> lixht ?howej?,,,, the
coast; frt?h tu brb>k uor'neastsHy wind?.
THE WEATIHK IN RIO)IMONl>
VEHTBRpAT wa? clear and more pl?*a
saat than lor ?-v. ral day?.
State ?if ihernn-meier:
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I P. M.M
i P M.TI