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THK DI8FATCH, FOUNDED 1860. | Wn.VJL.rl. IN U lXlDllK, J.O,100?
11ICIIMOND, VA., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12,' 1008,
PRICE TWO CENTS.
WASrri'Na'l'ON, Feb. U.-Forecas- fov
Thursday an.l Frl.lnjyi . .?
Virglnia?Fnlr Thuralay, colder ln cx
treme soutliennt potllon; freah. vrest Wlnaai
Frlday increasing cloiKlIness. prouably
rain In Boutrtwesl. portlon. ?
. North Ctirollnrt?Falv Thursday, XOiaet
In-cast porllon; fresh. westw ndat Frlday
increasing clotidlne?s( proliably rain ln
wcsl lun tion.
Tho temperaluro waa up to this polnt of
comfort yesterday, 7>ut tho almost. Inoes
tiant fall of rain made the day a illaa?w?
ablo one. Aftei' nlghtfa11 the plou.ls dW_
pcrsed, and trta Indli?tlona to-day, aro ror
fa.lr._jid colder wei-then
STATE OF THE THBRMOMHTER,
t> A. M.__
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'- P. M. _
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D P. M.;"rj
12 mldnlght .___
Average .,i.??? CO 1-3
-.Ighcnt tempemturo yenterday.47'
?'?owest tcmporature yesterday........ 31
Moan temperaturo yesterday.39
-Cormal temperaturo for Fob.38
? Departuro from normnl temperature. 03
. rroclpltatlon during paat 24 houra.63
Fob. 12, 1903,
Sun rlses.7i4l I I-1IGH TIDB.
Run aoifl.t'.tf. I Morning...4:43
Moon rlses....Ci43 | Evotiing.o:07
Prosecutlhc nUorneys ln Campbflll case
rjrotcst axalnst eommUtcc's rullngi a
lormer wltness eontradleted-Confereivco
of Charltles and Correctlon ? hoosfia offl
oera; l/Oglslatiire to be asked for a cliar
ter; addreas of Dr, Froderlck H. Wlnes
Death of 'Btiulro Frank P. Jones??Dra
matlo sceno ln tho Senato charnber?
Reaolutlon agalnst placlng a atatuo ot
Oeneral R. B. D?o ln Sta-turay HaJll-?
A Biirprta. weddlng-Blg eales of west
End property-Man'a Jawbnne d slo
cated by yawnlng-Uttle glrl dlos' of
burna?Doelsloa la tho Drewry s Bluff
case-city llar Assoclatlon olects ofri
cerH-LAdv ohftrged wlth steallng a flla
mond rlng?Rcllglous papera _"__jh?roh
echools-Olrcult judges tobe eiected by
tha LoglslAtura to-day-Clerk OGrady
to bo retained-Brllllant reeeptlon at
Govcmor'a M_.r_.1on-Veteran Griyya
called to meet-Master Palnters comblne
buslneas wlth pleasuro; an attraetlve pro
?rarnme for to-day-Plans for rehablll
atlng tho Trigg plant meet wlth suc
ce8s-Condltlon of Mr. V,'. R. Trlpg is
unchanged-Great shlpment of tobacco
to Japan-Osteopath and Chrlatlan
ficience blll before commlttee-Blll to re?
qulre englncers to have a llcenso agaln
mattcrs to come 'before Aldermen???
1-lquor- llcenae question: a blg flght in
prospect-Strftot improvemcnt-E uneral
of Mr. Joseph H. ? Perdue-A "Tom
Mayor Rld.llck snys Lher* wlll be a
thake-up in tho Norfolk pollce force ln
iwenty-four houra-Wlnchester cole
brates the Wrthday of Charles Broadway
Rouas-Infrlngmont of patent charged
?.t Alexandrta.-Fcud -causes a shootlng
D.ffair in Wtae-An old bullet rnould
tound ln Botetourt-Many evldcnces of
prosperlty at ? Cane Charles-Annual
hieetinp of the Phl Rcta Kappafrat.rnl.ty
af Wtlllan?burg on February 15th??Pre
paj-atlona for the next Pcnlnsula falr at
Tasley-?-Sontlment IO' CaTollno favors the
atann bill-Proparatlons for the wll?
llam and _ary flnals?Studenta' prank
j-l.the^Unlverslty of Arlrglnia whloh might
havo onded ' sertously?Notvport NeNve
favors the dlvialon of tho Second Dls
trtct-Reorultlng lar the nayy Is goln_;
fonvard rapldly at Norfolk-Story ot
a haunted nouso near Verdoni ln Han
ovor-Cdlonel J. Hampton Hoge IU at
Roanoke-Youth on trlal at Roanoke,
for aelllng liquor -wlthout a lleense, proves
lo-be'a woman In man's attlre. After
acqulttal she asks to be allowed to serve
part of her husband'a sentence-Klng
aiid Queen man the h6lr to a valuable
]>ropcrty ln Omaha left hlm by an old
negro who was once hLi slave-Sult at
Manassas over a broomstick-auack upon
a, father who dealred to see hls chlldren
-A large quantity of tobacco sold at
Petersburg-Storekeeper at Newport
Ncwa arrerted on charge ot settlng store
on flre-Twenty-flve school chlldren at
Newport News quarnntlned becauso they
bad seen a case of smallpox. Marrlages:
Hugh Dent and Mlss Maud West ln
Fredericksburg-; Captaln J. D. Fauntleroy
and Mlss Frances H. Fox at Evlngton;
Clarence Klnjr and Mlss Lillllan Turner
at Brlstol; John E. Blbb and Mlss Ella
? C. Rust at Front Royal; C. B, Wright
and Mlss Lottle G. .Young In Spolsylva
nla; F. F. Warren and Mlss Fthel M.
W'qod ln Lancaster; D. W. Clark and Mlss
SalTle A.'Staples In Klng George; G. C.
McDanlel and Miss Suale I^ee ln Klng
George; F. "W. Sparrow and Mlss Jose
nblno Klng at Culpcper. Deaths: George
H. .Alvls.at. Ollvllle: Mrs. YY. S. Ferry
atvFredericksburg; Mrs. Julia Grlfflth.ln
'NVestmorcland; Mrs. "W. A. "Whltescarver
ln Charleston,, S. C: Peter S. Povel in
Page: Clarence 15. TChltlng in Norfolk;
Mrs. Lucy. Grlftlth in Westmoreland; Mrs.
Jane Boush ln Alexandrln: George _.
N'c-ville tn Portsmouth; Mlss Edna Penn
at Roanoke; Mrs. Charles E.-Beller at
? Dr. J. L.M. Curry's'condltlon at Ashe
vllle is reported to be somewhat lm
proved. Some hope of hl*recovery is now
entertained-Blll provlolng for a State
farmers' organizatlon passes tho House
Rop'orts 'of lnvestigatlon of charges of
cruelty to convlcts sald to be eicagge
nated-Several important meaeures con
Bldcred by the Leglslature^-The Grecns
boro 'Wator Works sult to be heard agaln
lli the Federal Gourt at Riehmond
Dry Boods store destroyed by flre In Wll
mlngton-Test case ln regard to llablllty
of judges to the Income tax law?Blshop
ca?e to begln to-morrow at Charlotte
Greensboro Is lnterested ln the seheme
to hold, a reunlon of North Carollnlans
tnero in the fall-Durham ls pushtng the
1)111 to compel the Southern to bulld a
Germany rojects her prevlous agreo
rnents and Venezuolan hegotlatlona are at
e. stai.dstlll-Representatlvo I.lttlefield
of Malno. belng mado a sacrlllce of by
5i_J?a-nyTl>eci>^l8d.of njitl-trust blll whlch
d.r?eTTiVL.Pr<lsideilt s requeat ls too dras
_,?i. Kthlne moro-sevore than Elkina blll
_viI1__5e.pa3SCld at thls sesalon?Senato
Jffir??H.?i ''?p5rt on department of com
Pr*_M?n ? ' Sd in}63-*11,^ nowgoes to Ihe
..n.ihooi hm h,a. slsnature-Omnibus
_^i__La%,L?b:,u!. "",der dlscusslon ln
Benate?-Alaskan boundary treatv ratl
Bad by Senate ln exocutlvo s.-Ion?
SnBml^adC(.fr'ror,nP50PCS! ?" "?? ????
jivil oul-Oftrmany has icnored her nt-o
agreoment ln tho VenezuelaFi nleotu?
tloQB. and Great Brltalri and Italy rl
nounoe any responslblllty for tho' poaltlon
that country .has taken, and e_Dr___
their regret at the actlon?Newf'Manie
launohecTat Sparow's Polnt, Alarvland
Men ln women's clothes vlslt and threaton
Mrs. Neteon, olalhiant to the Fah- mll
llons?Young glrl ohngrlned nt lovWa
reneated ronuests to poatpona weddlng
klls her seif?-Oown .Frlneesg ___u|_2
dlvorced from hor royal htiaband?Unlon
agaln tvrralgned by oounseT for on'erator_
Jn. their prguments boforo the coal atrlk"
oommlssion?--Captaln Slgshee ordered to
oommand of the navy-yard at Bremerton
Waahlngton?Crowds attend first hear.
Ing bf the Humbert case-Vlrginla cdl
tors havlng a good t mo vlsltlng tho clties
pf Florlda-CTuatomala ls doclnrecl to be
ln state of slege?Bulgarlan Govern
ment Is moblllzlng troong on the Turklsh
frontler-Blll prohlbltlng Ihe glvln? lo.
pdzes in pacltagos of tolxieco is renorted
favorably and unanlmously?Sennto com
niiWee repqrts tho Aldrich flnanclal meas
V1RGINIA COUPLE WED SJ?
"' IN CITY OF BALTIMORE
i fSneHnl to Tlm Tlmea.ni?oivt(.h.')
I BALTIMORE, MD? February H.
Archle S. Lambert and Mlss Kathaiine
tCnock, both of whom state ihnt they
?re from Norfolk, Va., were married hero
fo-day by Rev, Qforge P, Krebs, r '
Old Negro'Wins After
KING AND QUEEN
MAN IS WEALTHY
Valuable Property In Omaha
Involved in the Sult.
THE NEGRO'S TITLE
Aflcr tho Land had Boen Oovered with
Valuable and Coatly Bulldings the
Omaha Courts Decided that the
Whols was the Property of
the Old Negro, WhoGlvea
lt to His Old Master.
(Speclil to The Tlmn-Dlnpatcb.)
SHACKLEFORD, VA., Fob. 11.?Mr.
John Bowles Flannagan, a wcll-known
citlzon ot Klng and Queon, haa come
lnto the posaesHlon of a large nnd valu-1
able property In tho clty of Omaha ln
a way that Is very intorestlng and
unlque. Mr. Flannagan leti to-day for
Omha. He wlll be accompanled by hia
nephew. Mr. D. V.' Flunnlgan, of Char
Sornetlmo In the fall o? last year Mr.
Flannagan received a nowepiapcr con
tainlng an account of a rocent declslon
of an Omaha court sustalnlng a 'Btilt
brought tnaiiy yeaxa ago by John Flan?
nagan (colored) agalnst a numbor of
wealthy cltlzens of Omaha, for tho
ownershlp of land upon whlch a largo
portlon of what now constttutes the.
buslness sectlon of Omaha ls bullded.
The story ot hls llfe, given by old John
Flannagan, ls novel and lnterestlng.
He says ho was born In Fluvanna
county, Va_, more than ninety years
ago; that ho was a slavo of Mr. James
Flannagan, a promlnent cltlzen of Flu?
vanna county, in , aute-bellum days;
that ho well remembcrs hls old Vlr
glnla home and hls "young master,"
Mr. John Bowles Fannagan; that dur?
lng the clvll war he was hostler for
General Buckner, and at the close of
the war was employed by a, party of
western settlers operatlng In Ncvada,
who, havlng no money to pay hlm. gave
him forty acres of land, consldered
?Upon thls the old darkey bullt a cabln,
where he has llved ever eincc. Al
though he protested and contended that
the land was hls, durlng the Omaha
boom days no one gave serious conslde
ratlon to his clalrns, but took up the
land and bullded on it. He employed
counsel and took the matter lnto the
courts, where lt has been pendlng for
many years, and has now been flnally
decided' ln the old negro's favor.
Soon after recelving the paper givlng
an account of old John's llfe Mr. Flan?
nagan wrote to hlm, and has corre
spohded wlth his attorney. who corro
borates the- statements made ln regard
to the suit. The. edltor of the Omaha
World-HeraJd recently wrote to Mr.
.Flarinagaji. saying that old John had
requestcd him to writo him that he was
anrclous to see hlm; that he must come
to. Omaha at once; that he had rather
see hls "young master" than any one
else, and that If he would come there
he woui.l glve hlm all of hls property,
valued at severnl milllon dollars. Photos
of old John and hls cabln were inclosed.
Mr. John Bowles Fannagan came to
Klng and Queen county about thlrty
flve ycar~> ago and establlshed a wheel
wrlght and undertaklng buslness here.
He was ralsed ln Fluvanna county,
where he' is promlnently connected with
the Bowles and 'Flannagan familles.
He married soon after comlng here and
has one son, Rev. "Wllllam R. Flanna?
gan, pasr.or of tho Ba.ptist uhurches at
Orange and Mechanlcsville. He has a
brother, a protninent banker of Char
To Hear Evidence Looking to
the Condemnation of
Tho jury summoned by Judge Waddlll
to hear and pass upon orldenco looking
to the condemnation of tho Shafor bulld?
ing for governmontal purposes. wlll ap
pear ln tho Unlted States Clrcult Court
at 11 o'clock on to-morrow mornlng.
Twenty of the most promlnent buslness
men in the clty have been summoned.
Out of thls number, or out of tho num?
ber of those who Bhall be qualll'.ed to
serve, twelve wlll bo choscn to hear evi?
dence and rendored a verdlct aa to the
amount of damagos that should be
Judgo Lewls.the Dlstrlct Attorney, will
represont tho government, and there wlll
be sen/ernl lnwyors on hand as counsel
for th? tenants In the Shafer bullding.
It ls probable that each sldo wlll be
permltted to strlko from tho Hut an equal
number of thoso qualltlod to sorve, and
who were acoepted as Jurors, untll the
number ls reduced to a dozen.
The couvt wlll henr evidence as. to
tho vnlua of the proporty, the damnges
tlint would' be suffered, and the jury wlll
thon ha.i'6 to deeldo.
Pt-ohably nover before ln the hlstory of
the clty was a jury of more ropresenta
tlve njen summoned.
Judge Waddlll was in Wasrilngton yes
terday, but ls expected baclt hem ?<?
A VIQ0R0US PROTEST
BY THE PROS
One Member of Committee
Dissehts From the
Ruling of His
They Were Not Permitted
to Questlon the Jury*
men Beyond a
A WOMAN IN
Brother of Prisoner, Also on
Trlal, Proves to Be Hls Wlfe.
WOULD SHARE SENTENCE
Unique CasB for LiquorSelling In Taze
v/ell County Without a License Is
Heard in the Federal Court at
(Bpeclal to Tha Ttmca-Dlspateb.)
ROAXOKE, VA., February 11.?When
the caae agalnst J. D. and N. M. Gaul
berry, of Tazowell, charged wlth selllng
llquor without license, was called in tho
Unlted States Court thls - afternoon, J.
D. Gaulberry came forward and pleadcd
gullty and was given bIjc rnonths ln jail
and fined 1100. X. M. Gaulben'y then
came forward. a slight flgure, In old
blue overalls, with long black hair and
brlght eyos, a mere boy ln appearanco.
Judge, dlatrlct attorney and all. ln tho
court roOm were moved wlth sympathy and
the dlstrlct attorney asked permisslon to
dlsmlss the charge on account of tho
youth of the prisoner, who clalmed to
be brother of the man sont to Jall. With?
out a word ot thanks and with no ap
parent ploasure over the declslon of
court, the youth left the court room.
Later, X. M. Gaulborry wandered lnto
the pollce station and applled for ald.
Offlcer Tyree and Deputy Sherlff AUen
had their susplcions aroused by the small
feet of the youth and some close ques
tloning followed. The name of the youth
turned out to be Nannle, and lnstead of
a brother, it was found that she was the
wlfe of tho man that had been convlct
ed. She sald she wa3 as guilty as her
husband, and not wlshlng to be sepa
that they could serve it out togethcr.
rated from him. she thought that the
two should get a reduced sentence, and
She was given a bed ln the jall to-nlght,
and to-morrow will doubtless ba furnlsh
ed sultable clothlng and sent home.
CROKER'S RODNEY STONE
METMORE THAN MATCH
M3W YORK, February 11.?The twen
ty-seventh annual Bench Show of the
Westminister Konnel Club was opened
to-day ln Madlson Square Garden, with
1,650 dogs In vlew. The Judging was be?
gun early, the flrst classe* called belng
St. Bernards, New Foundland and toy
terrters. The judging durlng tho day
showed no surprislng reversals of form
untll class 188 for bull dogs was reached.
Then young Rlchard Croker's Hodney
Stone, the winner over all the best dogs
ln tho country on many oocaslons, met
his "Waterloo at the hands of M!r. H. H.
Bllllngs' youngster Chlbbolith. This de?
clslon caused cohslderablo surprlse.
ARE TO GET ADVANCE
(By Assoclotort ProBs.)
PITTSBURG, PA., February 11.?An im
portant featuro ln the interstate mlnlng
agreement was early announced here to
day by Presldent Dolan. It provides for
the payment of tho advance ln wagos
to union men only, and on Aprll lst,
when lt takes effect, mlners who are not
members of the Unlted Mlne Workers'
Unlon wlll not partlcipate in tho increase
granted by the operators.
THE PRESIDENT OF
THE BAR OF CITY
Mr. R. Carter Scott Cho*
sen Yesterday Afternoon.
' Other Officers Elected.
At a meetlng of the Rlohmond Bar As
sociiitlon yesterday afternoon liifthe Clty
tiall ofllcers l'or the ensulng year were
eleoted, nftor whlch much routlno busl?
ness was Qisposod of. Tho followlng
gentlemen wero selocted:
Presldent, R, Carter Scott; Flrst Vlco
Presklent, Georgo Bryan; Second Vlce
Fresldent, Wllllnm A. Mnnouro; Thlrd
Vlce-Preslilent, tVlllls B. Smlth; Seoro
tary nnd Trcasuror, John I-Ioward, Jr.
Now members of tho Exoeutlvo Commlt?
tee, Ilonry 0. Riloy; new member of the
Comnitttoo on Admlsslon*. Robert B.
Munford, Jr. ?
Tho retlrlng ofllcers nre-Presldent,
Boverly T. Crump; Flrnt VIce-FresUlont,
Henry Taylor, Jr.; Second Viee-Presl
dent, George (Bryan; Tlilrd Vloe-l'roil
dent, U. B. Wellford. ,1
Tho annual reports of tho ofllcers weie
read. 'mey showed tha Assoclatlori to
be ln a flourlshlng conditlon.
The Testimony of Bowen
is Flatly Contradicted.
Evidence in Full.
Apart from the long llne of nplcy nnd
lntorostlng testimony, thoro was to the
page of the Campboll investlgatlon -un
folded yesterday a dlatlnot featuro upon
whlch tho prosccuting counsol commontod
wlth emphasl9?the o-ttltudo of the Com
mlttoo for Courts of Justlco, whlch, ac
cordlng to the statemont of tho counsel
for tho petitloners, Btood between them
nnd tho wltnesses, and renderod It Im
posslblo to brlng out facts consldored by
the proseeutlon relevant and Important.
Both Mr. Strode nnd Judge J.ovlng
made ropented r.n.i decided objectlon to
tho stand taken by tho gentlemon of the
commlttee, aim uix>n one occaslon thcy
entered a forinal prote.it, notod oxeop
tlons. and dccllned to proceed wlth the
further cross-examlnatfon ot one of the
wltnesi-'es. "We aro belng hampered and
conflned," they said, ln cffect, "and we
are foreed to object." As will be seen
later, ono of tho member.* of the commlt?
tee sldod wlth tho proseeutlon in his view
of the matter.
AROSE OVER THE JURYMEN.
It was upon Uie examlnatlon of mem?
bers of the jury whlch trled Judge Camp
bell for assault upon Rev. Mr. Crawford
that thls feature of the Investlgatlon de
veloped. Desplte the protest of the coun?
sel for the petltloners, who declared that
they had not been permltted to brlng in
any who served upon the jury, the com?
mlttee now, when the defense was con
CAr*POt---rn - m lV (lt,rtT
cerned, admltted, with certaln restrlc
tions, tho testimony of the foTeman of
thls jury and four other members as well.
After lt had done thls it refused to let
the proseeutlon pursue a partlcular llne
of cross-examinatlon. lt held, nfter a
reoess, durlng whlch the questlon wns
consldered ln executlve Eesslon, that the
wltnesses mlght be quostloned wlth ref
eronco to tho actual occurrences ln tho
jury-room, but that nothlng could bo
aaked concernlng tho process of reason
lng by whlch they reanhed thelr vordict.
Now thls was the very thing the
proseeutlon wanted to go lnto, nnd lt
reglsterod a vlgorous klck when tho
commlttee Imposed tho rest-'alnlng
hand. Mr. Strode adopled a pc-Hcy of
a-iking eaoh juryman a Btring ot ques
tions leading up to tho polnt where the
commlttee nalled a halt, Then he would
say somethlng about "but lnto thls
great mystery tho commlttee wlll not
permlt us to Inqulre. bo you may stand
nslde," or, "and that's all tho far tho
commlttee wlll nllow us to go." Chalr
mnn Southnll .seomed to be amused no
llttle^ as Mr. Strode porslstcntly asked
these questioni. He lnughod each timo.
Amnaoment of n difforent sort wns
deplcted ln the fncra ot Mr. Strode and
J'udgo taovlnij;, Bnth made vlgorous
protest nnd flnnlly they noted oxceptlons
(whether there wns nny hope ot appfnl
or not), and decllned to proceed wlth
tho cross-examlnntlon of ono of tho
wltnaBsost. Mr. Strrado doclaiwi there
was no uso for nross-examlnatlon at all
lf the commlttee porslnted in "r-ettlng
laetweon us and tho witnAss." JuiIko
1/ivlng doelnrr-1 plalnly that tho nrosa
oution was helng "liampored" hy the
MR. SIPF! PTSBTCNTB.
One momlipr nf the commlttiv, njrrpr-d
with the gentletiien ot tho prnsecutlon
and fnrmally nnnounr-od that ho dls
rvented from hls collongues, Thi" ?*->->
(Contlnued on Thlra Page^
Men Threaten the Clalmant
to Fair Alillions.
Mrs. Nelson's Attorney Says They were
Evldently Physiclans Interested In
Learning Her Physical Con?
(Spadail to The Tlmea-Dl-p.t-h.l
NEW YORK, Fob. 11.?A sonsatlonal
charge af nn attompt to Intlmtdnte Mra.
Nelson, mothor of tho late :Mrs. Charles
L. Falr and prlncipal clalmant to the
Falr mJUlons, by men who galned. ad
mlttance to her home dlsgulsed as wo?
men, was made to-day by Mrs. Nelson's
eon-in-law, Joshtta l^eouard.
Leonard says that two men drove up
to hls home, ln Vcrona, N. J., where
Mrs. Nelson Is lylng lll, and sail Awsjr
had been sent to her by her son, Abra
ham Nelson. They we.ro dresse.l in
womon's clothlng, ha -says, and wore
wigs to completo thelr dlsgulse. The
mon began to talk threateningly to Mrs.
Nelson about the sult, Leonard says, but
thelr disgtilse was penetrated, and they
were ordered to leave the house.
Henry M. T. Beekman. one of Mrs. Nel?
son's attornoys, said to-day:
"Two weks ago two women called to
see Mrs. Nelson at her daughter's house.
They saw her only a few mlnuies, and
I don't know what they conversed about.
But after they had gone the women In
the house declared that the vlsitors were
men dlsgulsed ns women. You can't
fool women ln such matters. They knew
from the way the >vIsltors held thelr
sklrts and walked. that they wore men.
"Tho presumptlon la that they were
physiclans interested in ascertalnlng the
physical and mental conditlon of Mrs.
Nelson. Who sent them I do not know.
but evldently they were emissarles of
some one. They said they had come
CHARGED WITH SETTINC
FIRE TO HIS STORE
(Speajal to Tbe Tlines-DlBpatPh.)
NEWPORT NEWS, VA.. Feb. 11.
Cliarles J. Fayette, proprletor of the
Hampton Bargain House, a clothlng and
dry goods stor-e on West Queon Street.
was arrested to-night on : the charge
of setting flre to his place of buslness.
Flre waa dlscovored ln the store about
0 o'clock by p<sople passing, and the
department was called out_ Tho flamea
were extlngulsheri, aaid when tho flre
men went lnside they found an Inge
nlously orranged flro, trap. mado of a
box of old papers and Japaneso lanternS,
wlth a candlo on tho inslda Fayette
was arrested while standlng ln front of
the storo wlth tho crowd.
DR. CURRY'S CONDITION
(Sporlnl to The TlmrH-DIspntcli.)
ASHEVluLaE. N. C. February 11.?Tho
lnlest roport to-night from tho physiclans
Is thnt Dr. J. L,, M. Curry's conditlon Im
rroved to-day. There ls now somo chanca
Contentlon that Princess Lou
ise is Demented was
(By As-oolntiid Press,)
DKESTjEN. F"ebruary 11.?Tho Crown
Prlnce of Saxony wtts to-day granted a
dlvorco from Iho former Crown Prlnoesa
Loulse. allor sevoral Cootors had fur
nlabed oxpert testimony in tho caso. The
"Tho lilamo attaches to the re.ipondent,
who JBvordorca to pay (.ho eosts of the
Although the (speolnl oojuyt ilocltned to
take lnto nooount Ihe coiiteiitlon of tha
former Crown Prlnooss' Jawyom. thut
she was deinngod. llila theiry ls fully
necoptel by Klng flfiprge, Crown 'Prlnce
Frertenok, and Ihe Bnxon Cmiri us the
lylflw to ho put forth wlth tlio klngdom
la the futui-e, aml that reusoua of titule
reaulred tlio eoyunuiou.
To Ask a Gharter from
. tlie Legislature.
MADE BY DR. WINES
He Speaks to Conference of
Charlties and Correction.
CAPT. JOHN L. ROPER
IS CHOSEN PRESIDENT
Lleutenant Governor Willard to Hold
the Offlce of Vice-President?Ex
cellent Addresses Made by a
Number of Well-Known
Men ? Programme
Two'flne sesslon- of the VirginlaCon
forenco of Charlties nnd Corroctlon wero
held yesterday, tho flrst In tho mornlng
and. the second from 8 untll noarly 11
Ono of tho cliolcost and ablest ad
drestes of tho eatiro meetinK was dellv
ercd at tho mornlng sesslon by Dr. Frod.
H. Wlncs, of Washtngtori, and rich
fruils are expected from It, Tho spenk
or stlrrod up enthus.a?ni tor a State
Board of Charlties, and tho cftort is soon
to bo made to that end. Others dlsctis
Hlng tho quostlon wero Judge Janies l*.
Tredway, Rov. Wllllam Meado Clark.
Captaln C. E. Vawtor, Hon. S. P. Wa,l
dlli and others, all taking the ground of
tho irrunenso bonoilt to bo derived from
such an organlzalton..
Yesterday afternoon, despito tho bad"
weathor, qulte a number of the members
of- tho conforenoo went to Loreito to ln
spect the ti-alnmg school there for tne
Last nlght sovoral cxcellent papors
wero presented on the subject of the
caro of tho i?oblo-mlndod and tho rieces
slty for State and natlonal "liistltutions
for tho ciire of these.
Ono of the lmmedlato results of tho
speech of Dr. Wlnes ls that an cftort
will bo mado next weok to get the Leg
Is'.aturo to establlsh a State Board of
Oharltica.. Dr. Wlncs ls to come here
and appear before tho proper commltieo
and demonstrato tlio need and advan
tages of such a board.
Tho meetlng adjourns to-night.'
Address of Dr. Wines.
Presldont Gllllam called the mornlng
session to order at 10:;i0 o'clock. Dr,
Kerr ofi'ared prayer. Dr. Wines, of
Wasliington, was introduced, and dellv
ered a most Jntercstirig address.
ADDRESS OF UR. WINES.
Dr. Wines' subject was, "Slia.ll Vlr
glnia Havo a State Board of CbariUes"
Practlcal Advantagea of State Board
of Charlties." He said:
. "iodles and Gentlemen: The advance
of clvlllzatlon has been ahoractcrUsed
by progress in three distlnct dlroctlons?
progress ln tho material sense. Increase
of wealth and of comfort, Intcllectual
progress,. the advance in knowledgo and
Its general diffuslon, and finally by the
moral progress whlch is shown Ia the
roactlon agalnst brutallty, depresslon
and tyranny in all its forma and the
growth of the splrlt of gcnlal humanlty
and the mutual love for men as breth
"Thls Is, of course, merely the sptrlt
of altrulsm. nnd from the polnt of vlow
of altrulsm there is no question that
the Unlted States Is tho foremost natlon
of tho world. The deroocratlc prlnclples
upon whlcli our. government ls founrlod
are altrulstic prlnclples.
"I ennnot take up tlme to enlargo
upon lt, but many Hlustratton3 of the
eslstenco of this sptrlt among the
(Contlnued on Twelfth Pnge.)
Promlnent Society Girl Ended
Her Life on Account of
(Spnclal to 'tfio Tlraos-Plaipaiteli.)
KNOXVILIjE, TENN.. Fobruary 11,?
Dlsappolnted by tho perslstent efforts of
Arthur Delang, her afllanced, to hava
thelr weddlng day postponed to-day nt
Itarriman, Miss Almu Dielman, a loador
of tha* young soclal set, ended hor llfo
by taking a doso of laudanttni, two at
tempts belng nmdo by her. Delang
clalmn he lovc>s hor, but wanted a past
ponotnont on account of buslness rensons.
MJ.s.i Di'.ij-ani I.h from Charhitto, Imt
upon tho dcitTlh of her mothar two yonis
ago romoved to llarrlmnn. She left a
pathetlo noto behind adilressed to her
lov-er, ln whlch sho accood?d to hla ro
que3t for delay, but stated it wns for
PUPILS SENT HOME
iHii-dlnl to Tt.i> Tluira-ni-imtelt,)
NEWPORT NKWS. VA? Foi), 11.
About twenty-flve juiplla w<ra-e miit
liome from tho Eu.-t-lCml ptibllo hcIiooI
to-day mid woro ijunruiKliied at rJicti
lirtitiiw, Tho chlldren went out. tn see.
tho body of a negra who dmppod doail
wlth smnllpox Monilny nljrht, nnd re
turncd to tlio school. Upon InwaUgo,-'
tlon tho MipervUdng prluolpal ordored
them nll nwny from tho bullding. Tl.?
oouiity authorltlfs tm> belng tsevercly
i-i'ltlclwed for Iwivlng the body lytiig lu ,
tho road for thirty h^uru,
Mr. Littlefielcl is Sacri
ficed By His Party.
DRAFTED TRUST BILL,
But Provisions are too Drastio
to Suit the Republicans.
OTJEN BILL GETS
Thi3 Is Measure Prohibfting Glvingj
Away Prizes In Packagcs of Tobacco,
in which Richmonders are
Very Much Interestcd.
Senators at Sea as to
By Walter Edward Harrts.
(Speclal to Tbo Tlmca-PIspatch.)
WASUINGTON, D. C, February l_.->
Tho bellef Is growlng here that Repre
sentatlve Llttlefleld ls belntr cruclf.ed by
tho adn_ln_tration. Thn Malno ptates>
miin was selectca by tho Presldcnt tc>
introducc in tho House an antl-trust me*
suro. Llttlefleld went tn work and draft
ed a measuro alo-ng linos whlch he
thought effectlve, put it through tho
commlttee, and through the House.
Desplto. the fact that Mr. ?ittlefleld a.i*A
mltted tn tlebatc last week that he blll
wltild not wholly accompllsh 'the end
souglit, and that Democrat3 tinlted in de
clarlng It a measure whlch would do but
llttle In the way cf curblng the power
of the trusts, It is understood tho ?.ea
sure wns much more drastlc than Tvlr..
Rooserelt. and the Natlonal Republlcan
Commlttee had antielpated.
It would not d? to let such a blll go to
tho iitatute books. It was declded that.
the Nelnon amendment -to tho Depart?
ment of Commerce blll. provldlng, or pur
portlng to provlde for publlclty for the
uffalrs of corporatlons, should be adopt
cd. and that the Elkins blll. whlch has
passed the Senate. and ls now pendtng
ln the House, should be the only ont and
out antl-trusti measure adopted at thla
sesslon. TholElklns blll ?-hlblts rall
roads grantlng rcbates tc shipper?.'
This programme dld not .su.it Mr. T-.lt
tleireld, who Is a great bls, stralght
forward, klnd of a fellow, and he Is sald
to have told tho Prcsldent so in pretty
plaln words before the sesslon of tho
House yesterday. It ls even sald he told
Mr. Roosevelt he would go over to the
Houso and organlzo opposttion to tho
Nelson "publlclty" feature of tho De-,
partment of Commerce blll whlch should'
be strong onought to defeat lt,
Conflrmatlon of the story ot this tlxreat
ls found in the fact that Mr. Llttlefleld
rrld vote agalnst the blll. Bu he oVer
estlmated his power In the HVmse so far.
as the organlzatlon of latra-party oppo
sltlon to the adrnLnistratlon Is concern
ed, for not another Republlcan voted
wlth htm, nnd had It not been for ten
Demoerats he would have ?voted :alane.,
Mr. LIttlefield's course In tbe future w_5)
be watched wlth Intereat. lf he proposes
to carry out a programme of steady o_>
posltlon to tho Presldcnt, he has cut ouf
for hlr?self a jr-St, ivh'-ci wlll be about ?_i,
blggest task he ever imdertook.
Mcanwhllo, It wlll bo well to remember
(he pronheey that the publlclty feattrre
of the Oepartment of Commerce IVl, and
the Elkina blll will be the sum ot antl
trust leglslatlon at this sesslon of Con
grcss. . !
The Commlttee on Ways and MeaaS
vnted unanlmously this moming to report
favorably the Otjen blll, whlch prohiblta
tho manufneturers of tobacco from o_f.er>
Ing prizes with packages of tobacco, cl*
gars or clgarettes.
"I regard this blll as one of the ratostt
Important of this sesslon." sald Congress.-,
man Lamb this morntng. "The practicar
of givlng prizes wlth manufactured to
baro Is, tn my oplnlon. very Injurious to>
the Independent manufacturer of small
rr.eans. The tobacco he manufacturea
inny bo Just aa good as that made by th*
blg company, but he cannot nfford to grtva
away thlngs. and the rich competitor can_
nnd as a result gets tho trade."
"Furthermore," Mr. Lamb conttnued,,
"tho praetlco of gtvlng away artlcles wttli
cig-rettcs puts o premlum upon the for.
matlon of one of tho worst hablts a boj>j
Tho blll wlll be made a. special order,
perhnps. for tmo day this week. In vletf
of tho unanlmous report of the con_mtN
tce. tt is not nnttcipated that there wlll
be sorlona opposltlon to Its passage. l(
there be any at all.
Captaln Lamb and Mr. Swtvnson havt
vorkril hnrd for the mbasure, Mr, Swan.
sou sent a m.ssage from hls Rick>be_,
yesterday eoncerhlng tlu> blll. Repreaept.
,'itlvo Tuwnoy. of Wlsaonsln. a member ot
Lho Commlttee na Ways and Meaus. grava
great nld to the Virglnia Congressmen.
Senator Aldrioh, chaJrman ot the Ft
nanco Commlttee, said to-day tia l>_J|->ved
tbo Senato would paaa the currency bill
whlch he Introduced Monday. Shauld
the blll rass tho Senata Its pv_.a_-_ by
ttie ltotiso would be practlcally ossured.
Democratl. nnd Republlcan Sonatora
are apparentty ut seu ivgardlns tha
mcusure, desplto Mr, Aldrloh's exprea
alon of oontldence aa to tts pasaag-. The
I'eatnre of tha blll, praotlc-ally abolUhlog
,?libtreitsur(e_, Is puzallng. A Sonator
told mo to-dny be. waa boin_>what tnclloed
to optose thi.-i f. .Ltu.-c, a. ha thouaht tt
would preveiit thei Clov-i'nment reH-ving
iv niouk.y atrtttgonoy, Buc, tlke inuny
others, h's inln.l waa not n>?d? up. Sonn.
lor -Mar ln it!.si'iis?i?. tha blll very fpeely,
but ta frank tn say h? has n?'i fullv de.
oldud as to whether lie wlll vote for It,
| IU lit-.s recetv.d ? number of }?tteri from
sJU.hn?iia aml oU-r v-111* ?? Vlr_rt.Ua ,