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. THE RICHMOND DISPATCH-WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12. 1898.__?__^B--_____
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Till; III IA OF DKMdlH ITS.
'Jin- ?Acting apnthy and irver??**?*?nnAence
among Densocunle In Virginia mual be dis?
I t,. ?..r-i ehctiiii-day, it we hop? to
? itiiblc victory.
many of our men who ought to be
a an ill?-*; too many who enjoy the
lavan of our part] are sitting with folded
Tin lu la plenty of work for BS nil to do.
OUr candidate? and <>ur commltte?.n
: help, and should hora it from every
good Democrat, and aapecially from those
who hav? In? ti honored by the party In
True, this is not to be an election for
eounty "r eity offloera or for members
of the Lefc.?-?tUui?j, bul il i.; to he a Strug
gltt thai will test the strength of our
paru, and iiivig.'t-at?- t!> us, as
results- may dot? rmlne.
Without a doubt, 8 ?-cint majority in
this State ihis jail ?TOUld t. n courage the!
?Republicana and their alli?e to "put up"
a strong hght ?galant US next year. And
next year we nro to eleci .. Legislature
which in turn will elect a senntor la Oon
, n .s and many of the important officer?
of our state government Between the
two elections \sc 888 8 close link. Vic
tory now would pr? sag?? vlotory in W8.
Defeat now woul.l hOSdlcOp us for next
year's contest. We, therefore, ?all upon
all members of OUT party to cast off their
apathy or Indifference, and to rends? as
sistance t.? theee who an- struggling under
the burden and responsibilities of this
If you are willing to help, you may easily
Bnd plenty of ways to do so. It may be
that you OOUld be servi.nable upon the
atump. It may BO that ym OOUld make
a contribution to our scant campaign
fund. It Is certain that you can attend
the iiHctiitgs of your Democratic club or
the public meetings where our oaavaassra
.Will appear to discuss the Issues. H Is
also certain that If you will you may
circulai... good Democratic literature and
cheer on those Dem?crata that are active
and zealous In party w??rk. Ask your
self, "Do i owe tho DemocrstM party
anything'.* Do I recognise that it ha
uny good in this Stat?-?" If the BttSarora
be ttfilrniativi, usk yourselves the further
question: "Witiit urn I doing t?. prenota
Its ?ucee?*?" Then you will know "where
you are ut" and may ad accordingly.
WOO, brother Democrat; what ar?- you
doing to help on this canvass? !>,. y.,u
sympathize with our port] workers? if
so, how are you showing it?
We wish to warn our pi. pi. that present
conditions cannot continue without dis-1 P*
astrous eonaocnonoee t<? us, We must
raune ?u>. Ws must noi only taoi an in
t. ?' t in tho canvass, but we mu.?t show
that we do. Tho Dispatch would not feel
the ?lightest fear 88 to the results of this
-motion in Virginia if our people were
awake to the danger that is present; if
our voters understood tho insidious asm?
POlfla that the enemy is making.
The trouble Is thnt our good, easy,
going folk think though SO arc apathetic
the enemy 1? equally so. That th IV
publicana have little or no enthusiasm
we know, but wo must recollect that Mr
Hanna knows how to warm them up
know, how to interest th. m. Boon he
wl? be Bcatterlng his mon?) among them
?__" ' _' Bt" * *"******** ??wakening
_mt__ w wur duty t? m*** ?nd
overwhelm ,.,,?,, ^
?owing your lnt0reat. Ac. '
E ?AHP.OY TFLKt-RAM.
A sr-Ctal to the New York Herald from
Hultana say? .?.., ? . t*fr4**(1 from
Cu^n.e^V^;-- brought <? the
Private nuohV^e^T^ f""* ?-'
?au,.., the AdmirT *********** bas
-? ?mira , ?**,.. .. ?,.,.
worry, and ma-i? v?. k' -*r":i*
rovery ?low ^1^" Pr<J,ir*M io"*** --?*
tc-U^Mh; .?J "* *dv,cr"' ll ? ???HI.
m th. mssTz :; "__ ?n ^^
"""* f<-r thu suffa-W?, ?t ...
- utr -i
hautiagg csuiii.M,?.. , ""?"''S" ?<f the ma
a cablegram from him advising ha?
forcfd Shafter'B expedition to start b
fore It was ready. The Herald'* apeci
.a?-, further, that Sampson knowa th?
a plot ha? been formed to make him bet
a large part of the burden of the respoi
alblllty for the suffering of the aoldlc
at Santiago and on the return trip to tl
The alleged telegram referred to I? tl
1.1? ?tram mentioned In General Wheeler
testimony beforo the War Departmet
Investigating Committee. The substanc
of It, ns given by General Wheeler, ws
that Sampson ?Iceland that Santiag
could be taken with 10.000 men, and tti
former assigned this declaration as or
of the nisons why the expedition ws
dispatched In such haste and In auch
condition of unpreparedneas.
Although any suspicion that Genera
Wheeler alluded to this telegram for th
purpose of Injuring 8ami>son wa? not t<
be entertained, It was evident, as w
pointed out at the time, that the allusio
was calculated to give the Admiral trou
ble. The friends of Schley took hold o
It and proceeded to make all the capltu
out of It they could.
As to the Samp8on-Schley cuesti?n, 1:
so far as It Involve.- the treatment of th
latter by the former In the matt?r of th
destruction of Oervera's fleet, we are oi
the side of .Schley. The ungenerous
course of Sampson to his brother office
reflected no credit upon him. It reflecte.
no .redit upon the American navy. Bu
with any attempt to use the telegram o
alleged telegram to injure Sampson, w?
have no sympathy. Nor do we bellev.
that In the long run It can be made t?
I that purpose and shield the Wai
Department. Sampson Is a sailor and no
r, and If he sent the telegram 1
was the business of the War Department
to weigh carefully that fact before actin*
upon his suggestion. If plot there Is tc
make Sampson a scapegoat for the Wat
I ?.part ment, It is not only a disgraceful
?ne, but so thin that the American peo
ple will not be long seeing through IL
PIIOT04.KAPIIY I\ EVIDENCE.
Photography now plays an important
tad useful part in many of our court
?OOnaa, and in recent years the cam-ra has
if Minus, contributed largely to the under
'tan.llng of Jurymen. The photograph,
n a technical sense, furnishes what the
awyers cell secondary real evidence
hat is, evidence directed to the senses
>f the court or Jury and which "tells its
?Wa story." A good Instance of the
itillty of the photographer's art will
aotiablv be furnished when the case of
BBBBS PenrOBS Carter, charged with the
nurder of Charles F. Moore, comes up
or trial in November. Shortly after tho
iOBBlclds the commonwealth's Attorney
?f BenrlCO had the wounds of the de
photographed and theso pictures
'.'ili doubtless in- accepted as evidence,
ml may throw light on the tragedy, or
athdr on the nature of the Injuries in
Sin?',? photography became a well cs
abllshed seien,?, or mechanical art, and
be ?public learned to appreciate the s?
uracy of its products, the courts have
a nearly every case tak?'n judicial notice
f ?photographs and aceeptetl them as re
able evidence. Indeed, a Georgia Jut7ge,
tferrlng some years ago to thts subject,
ai'l: "Wo cannot conceive of a more
ruthful witness than the sun as its
ight stamps and seals the similitude of
he thing on the photograph put before
he Jury, it would be more accurate than
BO memory of witnesses, and as the ob
. ."t Of all evidence is to slu.w th?- truth,
ray should not this dumb witness show
The photograph, or daguerreotype?for
ven in the liist stags?s of the art its pro
nets were admitted into the court-room?
as, ores and over again, served as
medium Of identification for p.rsons
bo ware the '?abject matter" of Utiga*
IBB, In lbs celebrated Tichborne caje,
lie L?r<l Chief Justice held that the re
tmblanot Of the claimant to a family
?typt Of U"mer Tichborne was
The appearance Of Individuals, as shown
v photogranhs, ts often tha means of
? '.firming or rebutting a witness. The
rrent numb?-r of Law Notes, in treat?
ig this subject, gives an amusing; case
here a COBli ??vef.-y concerning a de
Bdant'B "side whiskers" was settled
y pictures taken with the camera.
Tht X-ray photograph will, as soon as
io process is perfected, prove specially
seful in disclosing the condition of
rearan bones, ballet wounds, and the
ko to lawyers and Juries.
Quite recently some of these pictorial
iptSBtniUations were admitted as evi
-nce in a damage suit In Tennessee,
ho Court, however, stated that it must
>t be understood that every photograph
ken by the cathode process would be
Imissible. Its competency, to be first
t.rmlned by the trial Judge, depends
.on the science, skill, experience, and
telllgenco of the person taking the
tur.' and testifying with regard to it.
And we. ourselves, though not speaking
di< ?ally, would warn Juries not to place
o much confidence in the photographic
ralles Of tb?'. persons portrayed. The
leeaant look" so altan seen on the
MS of th?1 camera's victims, is due
tirely to the persuasiveness and wiles ?>f
t photographer, and is only obtained
1er many manoeuvres on the part of
S individual who posts his patrons,
clinically speaking, the photographic
ill?- !s only prima facie evidence, which
Open to rebuttal.
Pli" RoaisOh* Times explains that it was
?rror wie n it said that Virginia did not
: reformatory. "There Is," con
loas the Times, "such an Institution at
urel, near Richmond. It is supported
the State. The statement roferre.l to
is made In connection with the cas? of
ni ?Scott, the young colored girl ?vho
s spent so much of her tima m Jail for
aling. The reformatory la for Ju-t
h cases, and she should be sent th"r?."
?ur Roanoke contemporary is not quite
alght on the reformatory question yet
e laurel Reformatory Is a private cor
ration, under the management of the
rglnla Prison Association. It Is not
ipported by the State." The Btate
a mad? appropriations In Its aid for
Iding workshops and other purposes,
! In certain cases magistrates and
Ige? muy, In their discretion, commit
ith? to the institution. For the sup
t of these the reformatory I? allowed
?>risonment or Jail fees. No girls and
y white boy? are admitted,
here Is a movement on foot to es
?llsh a colored reformatory, and con
erable money has been collected to
it end. but whether It Is Intended to
nit to it both boy? and girls we do
art? evidently has a Vesuvius right at j
ne now, though it Is for the time being I
es.-eiit.. it 1? political and aocial, and j
y break Into violent eruption at any i
ment. ^ *
No eountry ever had a better or more
unselfish friend than we had In Lafay
ette, and yet the gallant Frenchman haa
hardly received at our hand? the recog
nition which hi? ?ervlces so rlshly de
serve. HI? remain? now repose In an
isolated corner of the garden of the con
vent of the Petit Plcpus, In Paris, und It
la now propos?vl to have them removed
and reinterretl with Imposing ceremonies.
It Is planned that over tho new grave
our people shall place a monument,
which la to cost a quarter of a million
dollars. A memorial commis?! >n h.i.t been
appointed to ?eeure th? necessary fund?,
and the school children of thl? country
will be asked to contribute to It. Octo
ber 1!?. 1898, the anniversary of the sur
render of Cornwnllls at Yorktown, haa
been,fixed upon for th* observance of
"Lafayette-Day," and on that occasion
special efforts will be made throughout
tho land to raise th* required money. Ex
ercises commemorative of the deed? of
the gallant Frenchman will be held In
many of our schools, and the governors
of several of the l?tate? In the Union will
issue proclamations calling upon the peo
ple of the Union to observe the day.
If the laudable scheme receives the sup
port which it should command, the pro
posed monument will be dedicated on the
Fourth of July, 190O. which Is to be United
State* Day at the Paris exhlbl-Jon.
Every American should lend a helping
hand to this patrlotlo enterprise. When
It 1? remembered that thl? noble frl?t*A
of our republic sleeps In an obscure cem
etery, where MB victims of the gul.lo
tlne were burled Indiscriminately, and
that hi? grave is unmarked save by a
granite ?lab, there should be no lack of
enthusiasm on "Lafayette-Day," and
every hand should contribute Its mite to
ward the monurmnt.
The "post cheque" Is another d?v|co
that has been hit upon for tho saie remit
tance of small sums of money, especially
sums Involving fractions of a dollar. The
inventor, we are told, offers his device
to the government without charge, and
ask? no royalty, and will urge Its adop
tion at the next session of Con
gress. He claims that It will save great
cost and annoyance to the people, grca'ly
facilitate business, and yield a greater
revenue to the government than the
money-order system now in vogue.
His plan 1.? that tho government issue a
fractional paper currency in sums of from
& cents to $3, redeemable at any post
office. Each note would have blank
spaces on the end. The man who wished
to subscribe for a newspaper or maga
zine or to remit the price of small ar
ticles, would have only to endorso one
or more of these "post cheques" to the
person or firm Intended, stamp it, and slip
It Into his letter, and as endorsement
would bar collection, except by the person
or firm designated, safe transmission
through the mails and the protection of
both parties to tho transaction would. It
la held, bo sruarant.ed. The government
would d?'rlve. its revenue out of tht> sys
tem by requiring a 1- or 2-cent stamp to
be attached to each check. It Is con
tended that the device would save the
entire cost of the money order system,
which 1? about, |700,00C per annum, and at
the same time the stamp fee in each cas?
would be much less than a money order
Apart from this, last-nnmed considera
tion, some of our northern contemporiz
ries think that the device as a substitute
for the money order system is well
worthy of the attention of the govern
ment, seeing, as they put It, that the
money order machinery is cumbersome,
time-consuming, and otherwise unsatis
factory. To our mind, however, It will
bo more worthy of the attention of the
government if it can be sh.nvn that it
would supplant tho custom and do away
with the necessity that obtains in many
iBBtsnora of making remittance? in post
age stamps, During a long sp.ll of
"muggy" weather postage stamps sent
through the mails generally reach their
destination either stuck together or stuck
to the letters enclosing them so firmly
as to cause great trouble, If not loss.
That some practical substitute for the
postage Ftamp system of remittance is
greatly to be desired will hardly be ques
tioned by persons and firms whose, busi
ness brings them in many small en
News comes from Paris that an agree
ment has been reached betsveen threat
Britain and Russia, under which the re
spective spheres of influence In China 4>f
tho two former Powers have been defined.
Great Britain, it is stated, is to have
control of the Yang-tse-Kiang Valley,
while Russia Is to dominate In Manch?in,.
An est,-, mol imperialistic contemporary
in commenting on this news, which it
accepts as authentic, treats the agreement
as virtually marking the partition of
China. Then It goes on to say that the
division was made "without the cons? al
of the Uolted States, though, possibly,"
it adds, "our government has no desire
to claim a sphere in the new arrange
Suggestive language, that, verily. In
truth doth imperialistic aspiration
grow great on the meat on which it doth
feed, It Is but a short step from an
nexing the Philippines to meddling In the
quarrels of the great Powers of Europe
ov.-r China, and, If our contemporary's
?v.irds mean anything they m? an that it
looks to the probability of our taking
that step. When our papers begin to talk
ahnctt, "divisions on the Continent of
Asia without our consent," and Intimate,
although negatively, that we might want
spheres of influence on that Continent,
Indeed Is It time for those who believe
that the fathers of the republic possessed
some wisdom to ask whither we are
New York has a new Order of the Bath,
the members of which bind themselves to
"tub" once a day, at least. This is all It
usks o? a man, howe\er? Tub-ee, or not
The flag to be presented to the Third
Regiment will probably not hav* any
Palmetto trimming about It.
Two Viens of the Caae.
"No, I do not think she will merry
again. She vowed on the day he was
burle." she would not."
"AhJ Thinking about it already, was
IBBBBI ? 9*m*M9?^9M*\9MMMmmMM9
?"Cleveland Leader.) v
"Why is Edith crying ?o bitterly?"
"She went to a sewing bee this after
soon, and nobody noticed her engage
A Family Affair.
(New York Weekly.)
Young Mother: What In tho world
make* the baby cry bo?
Young Father: I guess be beard roe Mc
?ay l managed to get a Uttls ?Jeep last cut
It it Foul Blood's Advertise
ut It le toon Cured by Hood's
Yes, Scrofula, if anything, may be called
the advertisement of foul blood. It Is the
scourge of the world ?-offensive, painful,
debilitating-, stubborn and well nigh
Outward application? do not cure, they
only drive the difficulty to new quartern.
Emollients may palliate, they cannot
abolish the evil. There is but one sure
way out, and that is to eliminate the
taint from the blood.
There Is one remedy that can effect this,
and it is th? only one that, so far as we
know, has almost invariably succ?*?d?5d?
even where the system has bwn poisoned
by long years of taint, and the ravages to
be repaired are tremendous. That remedy
is Hood's Sarsaparilla. Read this:
' My daughter was afflicted with Im
pure blood. There were running Bores
all over her body end they caused her
much suffering. We tried medicines that
were recommended as blood purifiers,
hnt conld not see that they did any good.
A friend told me about Hood's Sarsapa
rille and I began giving the girl this med
icine. The result was that s ho was per
fectly cured after taking a few bottles.
3he has had no symptoms of scrofula
?ores since that time." Mabietta M.
?Smith, South Middleboro, Mass,
HOOU S parida
It the best?In fact the One True Blood Purifier.
Insist upon Hood's-, take no substitute.
HnnH _ Pille i1pt harmoniously with
IIUUU ? rUBJ Beed*? .Sar?.aparilla.
WILLI A MS III RfL
Will Meet the Illabop??A flSW Out
WILLIAMS'RURO, VA., October 11.
Speclal.)?A number of person?, m-iti
ers of Rruton Episcopal congregation
ind of tho Colonial Capital Branch of the
?ssoclation for the Preservation of Vlr
Inla Antiquities, will visit Jamestown
Bturday to meet the excursion of
ishops and clergy of the Bplaoopol ?'en
ral Council, now in SSSSlOB In Washing?
in. Dt\ino service will bo conduct'd by *
ho presiding bishop of the council on th? |
land, and the Jamestown communion ?
enrlee will be tak??n from the church
ere, for tho purpose of ministering the
o!y communion. If desired. The sscur?
ionl-ts will be at Jamestown about three
Th,? publisher of the QassttS haa pur*
BBBSd an entire BOW outfit, and will con
Id. rrably enlarge hi? paper as soon as
-lo new press can be put in. The biisl- *>
ess of the? ?.'a_ette. has v-ry much Im
rove?! of lat?*. and It was necessary to
ave 8 much larger pros.
Tho pastor of the Baptist church here,
ev. I. B Boylsa, Called a meeting of the
a.ling members Of his congregation a
?w nights ago to dlBCUSS the advisabill'y
f erecting a parsonage- It was d riled
) solicit contributions for the object. A
he Congregation has already n>v?.-al t
un.lrt-d dollars, ami It is hoped work will 1J
?mmence in the early spring. The lot
is not yet been selected.
Mr. j. w. Rogers, ax CoBaetor of Cu?
>ms at TothlOwa and proprietor of '.he p
OThtown 1 lot?-], was hero to-day to ar- tl
ingo with Hon. XV. A. Younp to speak f.
?xt Monday (court-day) at Yorktow-i.
Mrs. I.izzle Jordan, of Richmond, with
er son. Mr. Hunter Jordan, Is visiting tl
[r. and Mrs. Lane, Jr., Waller ?treat. ?I
Mr. Frank Wllkins, who is engaged In s
irrtnsss nl Dlllwyn, Boohlngham countjr,
here Visiting his mother. 0
Mr. XV. ?' Johnston left this morning k
T Richmond on a short bu?in-?ss 'rip. ,.,
Dr. H. O. Anderson, a physhian of New g
nglan.l, accompanied by his wife, ?ml |r
ajor Lewis P. Heuop and Mia.? I'enop, y
ora N"\v York, was hpre ycst-iday, en tj
ute for Jamestown Island. ft
Mimes Mary and BUSBH Qarratt are In
'ashingt in, attending the sessions of ??,
m Bptsoopal Convention. <?
Mr?. R.lwin T. I.imh and ehUdrUB, 8f
orfolk, who are here visiting Mrs.
imb's psrOBhTtj will return home Satur
AX TRMPOHIA WBIHMBOk ',
r. Illa-buril A. Kl>ihe nnrl Ml?? Dora t.
?nl II n m .no ml. >.
EMl'oRIA, VA., October IL?(Special.) P
?e Methodist church in Emporta to-day .,
us tho scene of a joyous occasion, the al
ent being the marriage of Mr. Richard c<
liythc, a prominent young merchant ' !
the town, and Miss Ixira Neil Ham- m
ond, th? daughter Of the lato ?'ai,tain
II. Mammon.I, of BUBSSI county, new
H. foungsr, tho pastor, officiating In 1
s usual happy styl??. (S
rhe weiMing march was artistically 9*
adored by Mrs. Charles C. Guthrle. The cl
Bowing were, the attendants: Miss Nan- e>.
I Hammond with Mr. Frederick Flythe, W
Ish Jlmmlo Fly the and Mr. Clem Ori-t- rr
r?l, MISS Ella Owen with Mr. Joe Tay- 'f"1
r, Miss Mary Ow.-n with Mr. R. H. t,f
irrls, Mis? Mattle Raker with Mr. E. E. "
lodwyn, Miss Fanrilo Wood with Mr. ?Ol
T, Boon, Miss Bdna Woodruff with no
r. Joe Robinson, Miss Murv Mondell wl
th Mr. Jeff. PUdgS, Miss Mary Ellen
irner with Mr. ("liarles Cochran. Tha
hers on th? occasion were Messrs. H. (
. Hall and A. M. Potter, who performed cl;
?lr part gracefully an?l well. I'r
liter receiving the congratula-Ions of th
?ir many friends the happy pair left Ira]
an extended northern tour. Mi
t muy be added that the bride and her th
BndantS WON BOatly ar.?l tastily at- In
ed, and th? groomsmen wore the con- ? oa
rational dress. | th'
MISS LKITKRS THANKS I on
i the Worknieit on Hie Dattleahlp
?EWPORT NEWS, VA., October 11.- an
?eclal.)?The following I??ttur was re
ved at the ship-yard to-day from Miss val
ncy Leiter, who christened the battle
p Illinois last Tuesday: aI)1
"Dupont Circle, rea
"Washington, D. C, October 7, 1888. cot
o the Men Employed in the Construc
lon of the United States Biutleshlp
Q?ntl?m?n. 1 sine-rely thank you for Fn
i beautiful souvenir of the battleship mu
nois. It will be a constant reminder ?let
me of the necessity of labor to mala- an.
n the dignity of our country. ten
"Yours very truly,
Signed) "NANCY LEITER."
he souvenir In question is a piece of V
i ?hell steel of the Illinois, and was cia
from the lowest part on the starboard th?
/, direcily above the christening cle
ith. It was properly inscribed and ten
? presented to Miss Leiter by the
rkmen after the launching.
anff? la a Bank?Tho Circuit ?
rARRISONBURO, October H.-(8pe- ma
I.)?Mr. Phllo BratPey, for many years **?
?Ident of the First National Bank or ??*]
rrtsonburg, has resigned that position, ?,,,0
Ing to continued ill-health, and Mr. aft.
Wilton, a leading hardware merchant P1**
this section, has been unanimously ?,
'?en to fill the vacancy. mo
jdge 8. H. Letcher. who was recently gl.?
?olnted to succeed the late William ette
Laughlln as Judge of this Judicial clr- sue
t, began his first tcrr-p of court herelsta:
ferdsy. He announced at th? opening
of court that, having been appointed tc
?erve only until the next meeting of th?
Legislature, he would make no change?
In the court officers appointed by Judge
McLaughlin. Th* new Judge haa mad?
a decidedly favorabl? impression.
Hold lp a Man In Berkley?A War
NORFOLK, VA-, October ll.-(Bpeelal.)
Hlghwaymen are very bold In the su
burbs of this city. Last night betwern
11 and 12 o'clock while Mr. M. G. Keeler
was on his way home and In a lonely spot
In Berkley he was held up by three ne
groes. They knocked him into a ditch and
Jumped on him, but by the vigorous use of
a pocket-knife he fought them off. calling
loudly for help In the mean time. This
caused them to flee, one of them carrying
the knife away with him stuck in his
khoulder. Mr. Keeler had |200 with him
while at a bar on Liberty street during
the evening, and he thinks the highway
men B*et*S men whom he treated In the
bar. They failed to get hi? fund?, how
At Lambert Point yesterday afternoon
an East Indian riegr.? Jumped overboard
and escaped after murderously attacking
and cutting a colored dock-hand named
At Park-Avenue Presbyterian church
this afternoon at I o'clock Mr. T. Phil.
Williamson and Miss Mattie Winslow
were married. The ceremony was per
formed by the pastor of tho church, Rev.
K. H. McCluer, assisted by Rev. F. B.
L'pham. of Rldgefield. Conn.
Two alleged acid-throwers?W, J. Ste
nhenjon and Rosina Jefferson were In the
Police Court this morning. Mrs. Ferdt
land Samar appeared against them, al
eging that they had maliciously thrown
icld in her eyes. The case was not a
.dear one, however, and wa? dismissed.
WOl'l.n RESI4.N FIRST.
?That? What the Mayor of Norfolk
NORFOLK, VA., October 11.-(Special.)
?ames Whltehurst, of Norfolk, has sworn
r?! a warrant before Justice Warren Jor
lan, charging his ?Ister, Mrs. Sarah W1I
<ins, of Portsmouth, with destroying the
Mil of Rebecca Whltehurst, with the in
cnt to arasant Its probate. The warrant
ras given to a negro constable, named
i'uffee, to ser\-e on Mrs. Wllkins. It was
lecessary for him first to have the paper
'ounterslgned by the Mayor. The Can?
ttable stated that It was his Intention to
irrest the lady and carry her before a
ustice, who, It was said, is also colored,
?nd who holds court at Indian Creek.
:w?.*nty-two miles from the city, a ad
ipon leaning these facts th? Mayor re
used to endorse the warrant. His Honor
dated that in vle?v of all the clrcum
ItanCQS h- would sooner resign his ofllce
han attach his signature to the warrant,
t was stated In open court by Lawyer
Villlam Parker, who appeared in the in
erest of the accused, that Whltehurst,
vho brings tho charge. Is a weak man,
nd that he has been incit??d to his pres
nt course, by a third party. Between
1rs.? Wllkins and this person behind the
cenes there was, it was rAatOd, a suit
ome time ago, which resulted In the
ady's favor, and It is believed that this
?.m inspired the individual with a desire
NORFOLK COTTON EXCHANGE.
'he AnnnnI Meeting-?Statement of
NORFOLK, VA., October 11.?(Special)
it tho twenty-fourth annual meeting of
he Norfolk Cotton Exchange to-day,
"resident Jenkins ascribed the low price
f cotton to the great Increase in tho
rea cultivated In T?-xas, the Indian Ter
Itory, an?l the Southwest, and the com
aratlv-'ly light cost of production In
hosis sections, which he declared wer
tasares of great import to ?ill familiar
'lth the environments of the cotton crop,
nd Its production and consumption In
16 Atlantic Braten The steady expan
lon of the cotton-splnnlng interest In the
outhern States was. lie Bald, a feature
f special importance. Tho net receipts
f ?otton at Norfolk last season were
0.4.74 bales, a ,! "-r.ase of about 17.1-4 per
pnt. from those of the previous year.
lut the actual spot business shows an
lereeat of SJ per cent, over last season.
he direct exports were 110.?*?! l?ales, while
lose on through bills of lading reached
The collier Justin sailed for Montevideo
ils morning with coal for the Iowa and
I*? Milan 1)1.Ii i.-t Meeting-.
NORFOLK, VA. I letohOI1 11. (Special.)
be district meittng <>f the Knights if
/thtas of the Tidewater section of vir
Inia will be h-ld in the city on Tuesday,
ip 2T,th Instant. Speakers from Wash?
igton and Baltimore lodges are expected
i be present. and many Interacting
?per?, will be read. Several officers ?,f
le Grand Lodge ?vil! also be present. Tin
strict Includes the city of Rlchmon 1
nd many capital city Pythlans are
?rnlng. Preparations are being made
the Sir Knights of Norfolk and POrtB
outh to entertain th.? visitors royally.
fTARRTSONRCRO, VA.. October IV?
pedal.)?A pretty wedding took place
re thl? afternoon at the Pr?sbvt?rlan
lurch, and was witnessed by a large
th?*rlnff. The parties were Or. Bernard
. Swltzer, a young physician of Bft
awford, and Bis* Clara Leery, dnugh
r of Mr. John ?' Pettv one of the pr?t?
st young women In Harrlsonburg, and
general fBrertte, After the ceremony
-, and Mrs. Swltzer left on a BOttth?
und train for the Natural Bridge. Th?y
11 reside at aft Crawford.
Brandy Without an Orrner.
7ULPBPBB, va., October li.-iSpe
il i I ? puty-Oollcetor I!. II Eggborn and
lited-States-C.aug.r Charles H. '?.ai
ls afternoon seized flv.- barrels of ai
red illicit brandy, on the premises of
-s. Er.-n-h Martin, near Cordova, In
Is county. The barr.-ls were concea!e?l
a barn beneath a large quantity of
t straw. Th* revenue officers brought
I brandy to Oils city fur safe storage,
ds brandy Is without an owner, a no
e claims IL
Near I.yn.'libsrg Enterprise.
.YNCHHI'R.?. VA., O. tob'-r ll.-<Spe
1.)?A movement Is on foot to build
,1 start In this city In the near future
mill for the manufacture of cotton
rn. The necessary capital stock of lioo,
has been subscribed by Lyndiburg
?italists, and a committee has been
pointed to select a site. Lynchburg al
idy has in operation one of the iin?'?t
ton-mill plants in the South.
Hoar About Thlaf
?ATE CTTT, VA., Oc labst ll.?(Special.)
?d. Pendergrast, charged with the
?rder of Berry Starn.s, confessed mur
In the second degree this morning,
1 without (?) a trial was given a sen
ce of flftesn years In the penitentiary.
Suenan?Iota!? Valle*- Fair.
flNCHESTER. VA., October 11. ? (Spe
1.)?The twenty-ninth annual fair of
. Sh?*tnandoah Valley Agricultural Se
ly began here to-day with a large at
dance. Every race scheduled Is filled.
A SI RE (IRR FOR CROl P.
reatyFlve Year?' Conatant tae
Without m Fallar??.
h* first Indication of croup I? hearae
s, and In s child subject to croup it
y be taken as a sure sign of the ap
a.-h of an attack. Following this
irseness Is a peculiar rough cough. If
?mberlaln'a Cough Remedy la given as
n as the child becomes hoarse, or even
er th* croupy cough appears, it will
?-ent the attnrk. It I? u?ed In many
uaand? of home? |n this bread land.
I never disappoint? the anxious
thers. We have yet to learn "f a ?in
Instance in which !t has not proved
ctual. No other preparation ran arow
h a record?twenty-five year?' con?
nt use without a failure.
4.0Q 12-W,Sat*Suntoc 20nr) ,
A Welcome Goal.
The ?ulTerlng of the sick who do n'
know where to so for relief Is pltifu
The thought of dootors and the enormou
foes they charge Is appalling. Manv cor
tlnue to suffer simply because they 08J
not afford to pay for medical advice, "bl
1? not as it shouW b<\ and Dr. Oreen,
tho great blood and nerve specialist, real
ise? that fact. He b-lloves In relievln
suffering humanity whorever and wher
evor he can: accordingly, his advice i
freo to all who <*a!l upon him or write t
him at his office. No. 35 west Fourteent
street, New York city. It 1? needless t
sav that th? good he does Is wonderfu
Dr. Orcen.? Is also the discoverer o
Greene's Nervura blood and nerv
remedy, which is the most valuable modi
cine the world has ever known.
Appointaient? for Pabilo Sprnkln
la Till? State.
State Democratic Commltte'
Room 82, Chamber of Commerce Bld'g.
The following appointment? for pulill
speaking are announced:
HON. THOMAS S. MARTIN.
Brunawlck (court). October 24th.
Surry (court), October 25th.
Charlotte (court), November 7th,
HON. JOHN F. RIXEY.
Oulpeper (court), October 17th.
Stafford (court). October 19th.
Fauquier (court), October 24th.
HON. SYDNEY P. EPES.
Prince Ooorge (court). October 13th.
Prince Edward (court), October 17th.
Nottoway (court), November 3d.
Greenesville (court). November 7th.
HON. JAMES HAY.
StanardsvlUe. Octobor 12th (court).
Harrtsonburg, October 17th (court).
Luray, Octooer 24th (court).
Charlottesville. November 7th (court).
HON. SAMUEL W. WILLIAMS.
Orayson, October 18th (court).
HON. IL V. FLOOD.
Buchanan (Botetourt county), Octobe
Jennings ? Creek (Botetourt county'
October !3th (afternoon).
Amherst (court). October 17th.
Augusta (court). October 24th.
Nottoway (court), November 3d.
Greenesville (court), ?November 7tl_
HON. P. J. OTEY.
Bonaohe City, October 17th (night).
Smyrna., Bedford county, October 2ls(
I'.aksvUle, Bedford county, October 22<3
Bfontvals, Bedford county, October 18th,
IM P. M.
Otter Hill. Bedford county, October
19th, 7:30 P- M.
?Sedalla, Bedford county. October 20th,
7">? P, M.
Halifax (court), October 24th.
Republican Grove. Halifax county, Oc
tober 25th 0 P. B_
Mount Carmel, Halifax county, Octobei
Mth H P. uL}.
South Boston, Halifax county, Octobei
2Cth (S P. M->.
Vlrgilina, Halifax county, October 27tl
(2 P. M )
Oak Level, Halifax county, October 28H
(2 P. M).
Clover. Halifax county, October 29tl
(2 P. M ?
Scottsburir, Halifax county. Octobei
29th 9 P. M )
HON. JOHN LAMB.
New Kent Courthouse, October 13th,
Hill-iboro', October 13th (night),
'?tnwlddle. (court) October 17th.
Charles City (court), October 20th.
HON. WILLIAM P. BARKSOALE.
Roanoke (court) (Salem), October 17th.
Redford (court). October 24th.
Montgomery (court), October r.th.
Charlotte (court), November 7th.
HON. J. M. QL'ARLES.
Eagle Rock, Botetourt county, October
Jackson, Botetourt county, October 14th
Jennlng*s CrOtk, Botetourt county, Oc
tober l?th (afternootV
Roaring Run. Botetourt county, Octo
ber !.'.th ?night).
Amherst (court), October 17th.
Staunton (court), Octoher 2lth.
HON. PEMBROKE I'ETTIT.
Amherst (cotirt) October 17th.
Nelson (court), OctObSr -M'h
JEFFERSON WALLACK, KSQ
Now Kent (court), Octoher l'!th.
Goochland (court). October 17th.
Hanover (court), October Bth.
New Kent (court), October Ujth.
King William (court). October 25th.
HON. THOMAfl N. WILLIAMS.
Prince George (court), o,'tober 13th.
HON. N. B. EARLY, JR.
Madison (court), October 27th.
Wsyneoboro'a November 5th (night).
Albetnarle (court), Noveasber 7th.
CLEM R. GREEN, ESQ.
Sa!, m (court), October 17th.
Roanoha <'ity, Ootober i?th (night).
FRANK T. OLABQOW, ESQ.
Nelson (court), October 24!h.
JUDQB W. BODOBfl MANN.
Amelia Court, October Bth
JUDQB WILLIAM F. HULA.
Smyth?? County Court, ???tober 17th.
Cralg County Court, October l.'ith.
WB *ounty Court, October 21th.
J. TAYLOR ELLYPON. Chairman.
Joseph Button. Secretarv.
The Alaer In ventlanllnn.
As an Illustration of th?- BOti of ques
tions asked by th?- Investigation Com
mission, and of the animus of tho com
mittee, as betrayed by th.- form of tha
riiiestions, the New York I'ost .?notes the
following iBterrOgOtlOU, put by Dr. Con
nor, of Cincinnati, the asadlCal member
of the commission appointed after the
refusal of Dr. KOCBO, of Philadelphia, to
serve: **Gould all the medical men, and
all the medidnos in the world, in your
opinion, have prevented the outbreak of
Eickneaa at Santiago'"' The answer (the
luestlon was pot to General Whaali r) was
naturally "No." Vat tho Post SBggSStS
for tlie consideration of Dr. Connor the
Tact that, while there was a camp of ?00
marines on shore at Ouantanamo. the
medical officers of the navy were able to
keep ??ut tiie fever absolutely.
Certainly there has be.n ???thing in the
Khoto history of the war more striking
iian the contrast afforded by tho dlffer
nc.? <n th?? experience of the artnv ami
he navy. From th?? latter, although sub
jected to extraordinary trials under B
topical sun. no complaints of Ill-treat?
nent. of starvation, of ltiadei>uacy of sup
)ll.*s. or of surgirai attendance have come.
t is tiue that the casualties In the navy
vcre few, but still the men ha?i t?, be fad
ind cared for. Both sailors on board,
nul the marine:? on shore, ?aWi to h BUS
scaped the ills from which tin? land
orces, wh**ther at Chirkamauga. at Tarn
?a, or In Cuba, or at Montauk Point, ar?
aid to have suffered. Can it be that the
hff.?unca i? ?-?used by the fact that there
ras less politics in the navy?und no
Uger at the head of the Navy D?pan
nent? Tills, substantially, is what the
Var Investigating Commission ought to
Ind out. but what, apparently. It la not
B the way of finding out, or even sub
?autumn. ' - - -
(For the Dispatch.)
["he sky is gray, the wind is colder,
Tho leaves upon the troe? are red;
'he murmuring sea is growing bolder.
As it sings ils requiem for the dead.
ladness lingers In the tonic air,
Ami at night me skle? weep'tears of
V'hlch blight the fields and forests, where
Laie the summer's flowers grew.
lut we know that life la Joy nnd sorrow, i
And that nature will ?urely and Justly j
i portion of Jov on aome spring morrow.
For the death and aadnesa of an au
BAKER UBB YOI'NQ.
Newport Newa, Va.
, ?VW? 1 ,
la Enallah OfBeer Bald li ? -,?
rivert fresa the Cherokee ?'KankL
(Correspondence of the Chariott< ,?
Major W. A. Guthrie, of I? ;rh-.m
addition to being an able I???... in
astute politician, and an ...lmlr,, '
tlernan otherwise, l? f0?d of
of the best class. He Ilk. '
through rare book? and ?
years ago at the tele of lb*
some aged citizen he bought tw.
looking volumes for a mere |.
with other books. Qo . Un
books he found tbeat to '
Through the Interior Parti
In a Scries of lecture? by an on *'
the British Army." They ... f
of Lieutenant Thomas Aabu '
taken prisoner at the bat'.
during the Revolutionary
there he was sent as a pria
ton. and later was march?,! with m
other prisoners of th.- ?Brttlah an
had been captured at vario,is .
Charlottesvllle. Va. Mr. J,
planter of Virginia.
the Continental Cnagresa, ! ,
his plantation and negro quartet
Congress for a prison camp I
Plantation Auburey wrote n '
letters. All the prisoner? ?
This officer spent Bit
about the country around Char!,,?
Th.- letters were to .. :
England. later the
lished in two v?liiii?,
Malad to the Earl of B?
count Retersham, an,| .
Twenty-ninth Regim. i
begin August 8, 177??, a.-el r . .
;:? . ITU
The letters are full of Intel . ,. ,
instructive reading. But It ?s
ter In Volume II.. pag.
?'ainbridge, New BssgB
1777, that I wish to writ.. T
glv- | a history of th<- or. ! -,
Before tho Revolution?r? y..,r
glnians called the .\. .
Yank-es: from then to 1
everybo.ly that was not of the New J-T
land State? called th*
Yankee?, and during tho civil
body north of the *?ai .
tras call.d Yank?-.-. *on ":'?
As to the word Ueuttl
wrote in 1777: "The lower
Yankees-apropos, It may .
here Just tfl observe t?. you
of this term Is derU
word, Eankke. which Blgnll
slave. This epithet ,
stowed upon the inhabit.,
land by the Vlrglalai
them in a war with th
they bar? always b< en In
But the name has b. u n
since the r?ornmencem nt of .?'
the soldiers at BoetOO ?. I It
of p-proach; bul I
ker Hill. Lie Am-1
Yankee Deoila B nan i
Brite Bf favorites, put'
esteem-"1 as warlike .,. -,
March. It is the loon'?
"After our rapid BBBBfi .. ?
Yankees in great OOntempl . b II ||
a littlo mortifying to h . ,
tun.? when th??ir army
our but re oder."
Such Is his story of th* ? ?. a*,.|o?ry o|
the word "Yankee."
11 i: '" BRTAMT,
! MADE I
j SUITS. !
J This department of- J
i fers some wonderful J
We call special attention ?
to our Tailor-M.'t?!?' Suits, f
with coats lined with silk, in f
?all the leading ahadi s, j
s 10. These are good I18.M |
a values. I
I A handsome line of Suits, J
with Box (.'oats and Piara] I
f Skirts, in pretty cortli f
clotlis, at *12. f
? Pretty Box CoeA Coreii a
a Suits, jackets liri'il, ?it |7.50. ?
I tAm^^m?rttm*. Vaaat.aa fi
with cutaway coats double* "
f breasted ami silk lin??!, 'th.? f
f newest tiling,*' at ISO lid f
0 $22.60. a
a ONE-PRICf MOI v
f!\iiss R. Byrne is hitt tot .
to give aii\ -information In i? I
? to McCair's Ha/..iar J'.if I
*?tl M?ll *. I ?
?? ?JDBMT or an mi .
OCTOIlEU 14th AND
THE I.\TKI4> \TI4?> |L
4.it am? nri:n v i OBFAIT,
HAT. MAT.?"ROMF7.) AND :
Prices at Night and Bstl
a'el 7.? cents.
"ALAIIKM? 411 ?II ?I? .
The 1-7 rn i 11
MR. 4 ll\HI.I> 4 (?..III n
and the Original N'.-w Y >rll
. leoi tl m i'
? Tin: mi*? il iio\."
Price?: 11.5??, II, 73 ami 50 cent?,
Rev, H, |
Every evening?8:15 -Every evening.
For the btMieflt of Orphan??,'?'
Sou them Rallu
Richmond. Va., ? > i txtr
TIIK ANNUAL BBETINU n
STOCKHOLDER? OF TUB S"?
RAILWAY COBPANY. for Ih? i
of electing dlretiors, and f??r (!:
ettan of ?uch other i ?? iu?>
eo*** b*>?'0'?* toe nifftins, will t
at th? ofTU'o of the i<>iu|?.?ii)
of Richmond. Va., on Tt'EBDAY,
ber lb, IbWI, at ID o'clock A M
JoSlAU F HILL
4x 2-tQc 11 In_ ft
Building and Isoan A??<x*Uti
Rlchmund. Va, Octobor
A C A I.LEI? BBKT1NO <>? ' TUN
MTO<'KlIt>l.I>::HS t?K THE i?!.D l*>
MINION BUILDING ANl? U>AN
? I AVION will be- h?*l?l In the 1U11 of ;?.*>
?'handier Of 4'oinm? rv>- Richmond, ? * .
on th? Id DAY < >V N? >\ KM UKR ***
at 10 o'olOOk A. M . for th.? purpo??- ??
considering th? ??u?-?tl?>ii ?>f the? conver
?ton of other ?hare? int.? pen i lusl ?'*VI*
and to tak? ?u?*h ?ctlon In connect'"'?.
therewith as ?nay tu? de?*m? ! n?s*e*sary
by the st^^yl?**-?. II. A. BARBKR.