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postmtwter at Norfolk to suceeod colonel
Waddy, who dled a few days ago,
Marrlflge lleonses wero grantcd here to
dav to Elljnh Monroe snd Frleda Booderi
Jlcberl E. Jonee and Olara Tyler; John
O. Lauer and Mliinlo E./Brooks, all of
Tho wrrt of Dr J. U M. Curry was
fllcd for probnte here' to-dny. It lonvca
all th? property of the testator to hls
Wlfo. Mary W. Curry. with Ihe cxeepilr.ii
of ? pollcy In the S'ot-thwrMern MbRiul.
whlch. lt ls stntod, "ls for the bonctlt
of my .chlidirn." ,, _ ._
The lestaior asks that hls wlfe be mnde
?d_*-cutrl.x it-ithout securlty The wlll was
tntde nt Mndrld. Deeember 2S. 1SS7.
NEW UNION STATION
(tty A44.uclrtt.id Pns?.)
WASHINGTON. February 23.-The
House to-day adopted the conlercnce re?
port on the army appropriatlon blll and
sent that b II to the President. The b 11
to establlsh a unlon station ln tlils clty
ilso was Ilnally passpcl, the ILmse aban
flpnlng Its ntiirndments to reduce tho
imount to be glven to the I'ennsylvania
md Baltlmore and Ohlo Rallroads from
U.oOO.000 each. ?is llxed in the Sonate 1)111.
to Sl.OO'JO.'K) each. as ftxed by the Hotise.
Mr, Cftiinon and Mr. Cowherd, of Mis
>ocri. made the ilpht agalnst, the mo
tlon to recede, whlch was made by Mr.
Uorr 11. of Pennsylvimla, and was stip
pdrted by Mr. Dalzell. of Penneylvanlaj
ilr. ' Olmstead, of Pdnnsylyaniu, and
Tho Fowier currency blll wa-s debated
lr ii,.- ,rv way Mr. Clayton. of
Alnbama. created much amusement by
dellverlng a mock funeral oratlOn on tho
bijl. Other spenkers w re Messrs. Pags
loy. of Now York: Shnllenbergor. of Ne
braska', and Thompson.' of Alabnma.
The Speaker appolnted the followlng
members to represent the House at Mio
dedlcntlon of the Lonlslann Purqhnse Ex
posltlon: Messrs. Tawuey (Republlcan),
Df Minnesota; Sherman (Republ can). of
NTew York; Muson (Republlcanl. of I
Pennsylvana: Bartholdt (Republlcan),
of Mlssuorl; Van Vonrhls (Renub'.lenn).
of Ohlo; Park?r (Republlcan). of New
Jersev; Overstreet (Republlcnn). of New
Jersey; Mann (Republlcan). of llllnols;
Smlth (Republlcan). of Iowa; Mlller
(Republlcan). of Knnsas; Burkett (Re?
publlcan). of Nohraska; Robertson (Dom
ocrat). of Louls'ana; BartPtt (Democrat),
of Georgla; Shafroth (Democrat). of
Colorado, and Hay (Democrat). of Vir?
At' 5:15 P. IM. the House adjourned.
(P^ Asjoelnteil Pross.)
WASHINGTON, D. F., Fob. C5.-Thi
Democrats of the House have called a
caucus for to-morrow to act upon the
fillbusterlng progrnmme whlch the Dem
ocratic leaders havo declded upon for tho
remalnder of the sesslon. Yesterday,
?when the majority of Elcctlons Commlt?
tee No. 2 presented thelr report In fa
vor of unseatlng Mr. Butler (Democrat).
of Mlssourl. tlje Democratlc leaders. at
tho request of the Mlssourl delegation.
served nptlce on the Republlcan leaders
that if an attompt was made to call up
the case for action they wouid do ovory
thing ln thelr power to block tho wheels
of leglslation untll March 4th.
Shortly before adjournmont to-dny
Speaker Honderson notlfled Mr. Rtch
ardson that the case wouid bo called up
to-morrow. Thereupon the eull for the
Democratlc caucus was Issued. The
Democrats aro organlzlng for a fight
to a finish. If they stlck to their pro
Eramme of d?mandlng a roll call on
every proposinion ai4d Inslsting upon
the prf-sence of a quorum* they can great
ly ',cmbairass tho majority and dofeat
nprv m'nor mea-sures whlch wouid oth
FOR A COMPROMISE
">?? M-,?'inti.il PreK?.)
WASHINGTON. D. C, Feb. 25.?Tho
Democratlc members ot the Sonate
Commlttee on Postofnee. had another
meeting to-dny with ropresontatives of
the Republlcan element In the Senate
favorablo to tho omnlbus Btiltobopd blll.
The Democrats. assurod the Republlcans
tbpt the rejection of tho settlement
proposed by the Republlcan slde is final.
They were then requested to suggest
a basls. Tho Democrats suggestcd
that New Mexico nnd Arlzona mlght bo
admitted as one State. with the un
derstandlnp that Arlzona mav herome a
eeparate State upon the attalnment of
a pop.ilarlon of '.'00.000 wlthln Ihe prcs
, ent irea nf that terrltory and upon tho
vote of the peoplo of that arca alono.
Tho Republlcan confereos promlsed lo
presont the suggestlon to other Repub?
SCHROEDER TO HEAD .
(By Ansofliitcd i'ji-SK.)
WASHINGTON. February 23.?It Is tho
understandlng In naval clrcles that Com
mandor Seton Schroeder wlll succeed
Captaln Seton Schroeder of the Bureau
of Naval lntelllgei.ee. Commander
Schroeder Is now returnlng " from tho
Island of Guam. where he has served
Elnco 1000 as Its navn) governor. Ho
was appolnted to the servlce from South
Carolina ln 1SC1.
NEGRO VICK WILL NQT
(Tlv Anioclnted PrcM.)
WASHINGTON. D. C, Fob. 25.-Post
master-General Pnyne had a conferenee
wltb the President to-day coucernlng
eome appolntments soon to be mado.
Recently Senator Prltclmrd, of North
Carolina, wtthdrew the name of tho man
whom he had recommended for the post
tnastershlp of Wllson, N. C, and re
quested the President to appolnl Dr. B.
T. Person to the oflice. The Ineuiibent
|? Snmuf-1 II. Vlek (eoio-ed). who has
made a splrited contest for reappnint
ment. It ls sald now hy autliority that
be will not be reappolnted.
WANTS TO A1EET TERRY
iltv Anwiclllted Preris.'i
SAN FRANCLSCO. CAL . February 'i5.
"Young Cortett." who Is to meet Edlly
Hunlon ln a tw.;nty-round bout In thls
cttv to.morrow nlght has depetited with
:ho' Hay<:t Vally Athletic '"lub HO i tn, .1
guarants* that he will bo reudy to meet
Torry MpGovern before the club next
New Lutheran Pa<,tor.
Rev. T. 11. Meushks, th* ru-w pastor
of BethlciiPir, Lmheron Church. wlll be
Irn-talli-d next Sunday morning ot II
O'clonk. Tha i'??'?i'. '?' i.<~ will be coridueted
by Rev. II. WalWt-r. |irai?P* of E-. lerri
Dlstrlct of the Lutheran Mlsslom Hyn d.
The new paslor Ivlll preach hls flrst ser.
aion ai the BnglUh s-srvlce at 8 o'clock
$unday t-.-eiilng. He eomes from the fat
KorthwfcM. brlnging wl.h bi.n the best
wishes of hio ar.ooplu there. He wll! b?
recelved with a cord.a) welcome here.
To ?68lst dit:tti!or., relieve (llstrene
ftfttr c-atir.g or driiiklny loo b.cdriUy,
to pjevent constlpatlon, lake
tftiu %vwi vviitfc ':?- -antn.
We try to make our shop win
dows interest you. If we fail, we
hope at least you find our advcr
tising of interest?but if that
misses the mark?WE KNOW
you cannot fail to be interestcd
in our New Suits, if you have lit?
Little boys?middle-sizcd boys
?and big boys?as well as men?
it's our ambition to SUIT.
$5.00 and $0.00 Sults and Overcoats,
$12.50 and $15.00 Sults and Over?
coats, $9.75. .
And ,,mnny other good thlngs.
Tinis Insures l^e-election of
AVOID POSS1BLE CONTEST
Mrs. McLean Positively Declines to Ac
cept Nomination for tha Presi*
dency of Daughters of
(By Assocliited t'ross.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, February 25.?
Mrs. Donald McLean, of Now York, who
has been promlnently mentionod as a
candidate in tho oomlng electlon for pres
Ident-general of the Daughtors of the
Amerlcan Revolution, lu-day formally
announced her withdrawul Thls action
Insures tho re-electlon of Mrs. Falrbanks
for another torm of two years, and also
means tnat Mrs, McLean wlll bo a can?
didate for piesident-genoral two years
hence. Mrs. McLean mado tho l'ollow.ng
"1 lutvo positively decllned to acoopt
a noniinailun lor president-generai of
tho Daughters of the American Revolu?
tion this year, becauso I desire to keop
a oontest or'f the lloor of the Conllnental
Cohgross and so assist in restorlng har
mony and good feeuug to that body."
A part of tho sesslon to-day was de
voted to tho questlon of embodylng ln
a shi3le subst.lute amendment all tho.
lmpuitnnt features of ' three proposed
amendments to the constitut.on. One
civatcs a board vested with tho judLlal
powers of the congiess; another crea.es
a commltteo on appeais, olecllve by the
congiess, to conslst of suven members,
nono of whom shall be a State regent or
national oillcer, to hear on Its morits
overy case properly. brought before if;
to take evidonce and procure legal advlco
when necessary and to make deflnito re
conimendatlons to tho co'ngress in each
case. A thlrd creates State boards of
anbltratlon to adjudlcate all matlers con
cernlng the chapters brought up for set
tlcment and to havo the power "to Im
peach offlcers of the State chapters and
to reprknnnd, suspond or cxpel any
members of the State chapters," The
board Is to report to a body of llve mem?
bers appolnted by the conuress to con
slitute a court of llnal appeal.
Mrs. James Lawrence Blalr. president
of th-e Boa.rd of Lady Managers of the St.
Louls Expositlon. and Mrs. Katherlne
Pra'tf Horton, of Buffola, chalrman of
the Exposltlon Comm ttee of the Daugh?
ters of the Amerlcan Revolution, spoka
during tho day in behalf of the Exposl
Mrs. Wllllam Lee Lyons. of Kentucky.
one of tho vice'-presidents-geneial. took
the chalr. and Mrs. Falrbanks made a
report of the work of tho Commlttee on
Proposed Contlnental Memorlal Hall. A
slte ln this clty for the hall, sho eald,
had been purchasod for $50,000.
. Subscrlptlons made by tho State chap?
ters to the Cont'nontal Hall fund were
announced, the nggregate approxlmatlng
K0.O0O. Th? $50,000 for the slte already
had been pald and approxlmately $05,000
rcmains on hand.
It is enld tVat the bulldlng wlll cost
in tbe neighborhood of fsoo.ooo.
The commlttee to consider the pror>n?od
aii.end'nents wns announced as (ollows:
Mlgs Nannk M. Coleman, of Illlnois;
jtfr'g; Caroiin- M. Murphy; of Ohlo; Mrs
S. R C. Mor^an, of Oeorgia; Mrs. Orton.
of Ohlo, nnd Mrs. Warlng, of South Car?
OPENED F1RE ON AUN
AT CHILDREN'S GRAVE
illy An'm-liitud I'n-sO
FORDVCF. ARK., February 25.-.-U
New EJinburg to-day. whlle W, T. At
wood, a rnerchant, was placlng a ton.b
stone over hls chlld's grave, C. R. KH
gore, an old man, vvhoso two sorif wero
killed lust year whlle I'O&lStlMj arrost at
th-' hands of Atwood nnd another man.
both of whom had besn spcclaliy dopu
ilzed, app-aied, armed with a r?yQlv*r.'
Atwood orderi-d him to drop the plstol,
but insiead ol doing so Kllgore began
llrlng, Atwood then nhol, and killed hlm.
OFFICIALS OF DEFUNCT
TRUST CO. ARRESTED
!)'?' AUkOcllllell I'ii-.- i
ASBL'ItY PARK, N. .1., Februury JS.
Prfefcldimt Twining and Tnasurer Cor
nell. ol' the falled Monmouth Tru.t Com?
pany, were arr?sted here to-day. The
ofheinls are accused ef falslylnj teporta
of tlie condltion ot the trust company,
Iho eh.ir_-.-i be i.-g madt- by Bank Exarnl
ner Vredenburg. Prosecutor Foster had
a conier?ncf with Judge Heisley, and lt
was rteo'ded to Moce Twining undor $.*i,009
baii and Corncll under $1,000 bal).
Agrlcultural and Postofflce
Approprlation Bllls Passed,
NEARLY FINlSH ANOTHER
Oonforonce Reporl on Indlan Bill and
House Amendments to Phillpplno
Currency Bill Were Agreed to.
Voted for Unlon Station.
tnv AKnoelntcil Prim.)
AVASHINGTON. D. 0., Fob. 2S.-Tho
Sonate to-day made rapld progross In
the dlsposltlon of mattora pendlng be?
fore It. Tlie statehood rldera to tho
agrlcultural and postofnco approprlation
bllls wero wlthdrawn and both bllls
passed. The House amendments to tho
Phillpplno currency blll were agreed to
wlth but slight dlscusslon, thus sondlng
the blll to the Presldent, and the sun
dry clvll blll also waa considered) and
Tho conferonco roport on the Indlan
approprlation blll was adopted. In tho
courso of the day Clvll Sorviee Connnis
sloner Foulke was severely crltlclsed on
nccount of a letter wrltten by hlm to
Mr. Spooner regardlng the dlsmlssal of
an employe of the surveyor general a of?
flce, Idaho, who had been charged with
receivlng contributlons for a icampalgn,
the dlscufBlon havlng arlsen when a
resolution by Mr. Dubola calllng for In?
formation In tho case was lald bofore tho
Senate. , ,
Mr. Bacon quostloned tho proprioty
of tlie mattor belng brought to the no
tlce of the Senate In tho way Mr. Foulke
nnd done. It was an aet of suprome
affrontery and lndlgnlty to the Sennto
for such a letter to be wrltten whlle tho
resolution was pendlng. Mr. Bacon
thought It should be wlthdrawn and not
appcar In the record. .'?':..
Mr. Spooner sald If ho concluded thero
was anythlng ln it discourteous to tho
Senate ho would wlthdraw lt.
' \ rirrinHon nf S20O.00O for
Queen LIHouakalanl was reached In the
sundry clvll blll. some dlscusslon wus
arou?ed. Mr Morgan thought the mat?
tor should go ovor. Mr. Hoar aald the
Queen wa? a womnn of groat personal
worth. anfl he hoped the approprlation
w-uld be mado.
Mr. Blackburn sald the Committee on
P-rlno M'mds wns unnnimous In the
recommondnHon. R Is not contended,
? *aid. that there ls a legal clalm in
volved ngnlnst the United States.
"Sho lias no day ln court." he sald.
,,-n|,? r-o to 'he rro?-n lands was not ln
her, but tn tho soverelgn, but sho was
absolute tn the recelpt of tho rents.
Slnce her overthrow. be sald, the gov
ornment hns collected $450,000 In rents
from those lands. Ho thought lt would
be a good Investment to pay the clalm.
The ma.ttor went over,
A blll to Incorporato tho Amerlean Na?
tional Instltute In Parls, .exclted somo
dlscusslon. Its object ls to permit tho
acceptance of a tract of land from
Franco and tho receptlon of a number
of art glfts from that country.
Mr. Tlllmnn. of South Carollna, ob
jeetcd nnd the bill went over.
The Senate adjourned untll to-mor?
TRIAL SO FAR Ii
FAVOR OF KING
(Continuod from Flrst Page.)
money for his Influence and vote In the
Stroot Committee prlor to or slnce the
t.mo referred to in the tndlctment. ln
a word. It confines the trosecutlon to the
establlshment of one particular crlmo and
provents the Introduetlon of such hi".
dence as would sbow tliat Klng was ever
gullty of hnving accepted any monoy froia
In rullng on thls cldenco. Judge In?
gram brought promlnently forth the fact
that Klng is not being trled for accept
ing any money, but for ncceptlng a
promiae to recelve a stipulated amount.
$000. |n return for whlch he was to ha>ve
passed certain contracts for. street Im
So blttor wero the fights on the adrnl*
slon of tei?tlmony bearlng on tho cns?
that twlce during tho afternoon the Jury
wns retlred. whilo tho counsel submHted
argument on the polnts of law Invojved.
Once thev were out for fulv an hour.
ROOM AVAS CROWDED.
Askod whether the ruling of Judge In?
gram agalnst hlm would affact the
strength of his case, Mr. Rlchardon rild
not care to reply. He ndmhted. how.
ovor, had he been nble to get such tes.
tlmony ln lt would have mntorlally as
slnted tn puhstantlatlng tho cbarge.
Several tlme* during the after-'onn tne
examlnatlon of thls or thajt wltness by
tho counael was Interrupted by members
of the jury, who, In each lnstanca, wnntod
to nsk some speelflc ouastlon 'n regard
to the nllegert crooked work.
The bellef that lnterost In tho King eo?e
ls on the wans was not substantlnted by
facts yosterday. Tho room was lltern'ly
packod wlth peonlo and tlme after tlme
the trlnl was Intorrunted bv tho Judce
wno lnsl*ted ihnf' the sneetators should
not encroaeh inslda tha rnlllng.
A? a r?nilt of th? Inu'Oi-t-int rullncr of
Tndso Ingram on the n>'m'?s'on of e "I
rtenee, the li"?r'riK vpstet-dnv <""? cotlc -
<>h|p for tb? hir-k of much ev'den"0 o'.
fered In the Po'lee Co"rt. Mr, Gi?'-o-,
who wa? prob-'blv the c^'lpf wltness for
the State tn tbe lower rnii-t. w->s pr-"
tlenlly prnhUMted fvom testlfylng to nny
thlntr vc-to'd-iv. whlle Memrs, Qud? nnd
AVolnbrun farfd lWl? be'ter, Tt wns
'dmost lmpf."i*iblo 'or Mr. Rlohardson *o
hi-ing oul nny nf 'he 'neta deyolopod bo?
fore Justlco Crutrhf'eld. nnd tbe <-n?o
muy bo k-iMv st'.ted (o look miiph weak
er now than It did when the defeiulant
was he-fore "r'-n'gnod.
F1.F.AS IN ABATFMENT.
UpOb tho an-iit'nment of tt-e neei-pod
yesterdny inorn'ni? at 11 o'"lo"'k. N Mr.
Meredith trn-'er^d two rl?as ln abnto
n,?.-i, ?|,? r|,'i nll'plnv tli"t (ho ipd'ct.
nient agalnsi John M. Klng wns not sound
beeause S. Dabney Cren?haw, on- of'tho
grand, juro|'?, who found ilu> frue I III,
wns dlsquiiiii'icd i'"om sfrvlliff, pot, b -
?j Ing n res'dent of Rlehin.-ird. Tho oth.-r
sot forth thnt Ihe procoedlhgja in tlio
Bi-und Jury roorn were j'lepaj becauso of
Ihe pivsence of nn outsliW lu ihe pe.
son of Mr, John G. Wlnston. wl o ac d
ln tho capueily ot an offlclal ittnosraph
To thee pleaa Mr. Rielmrdion flJeiH tt
repllcatlon. Tb? dei'eiidant'ii atlorneys
doinurred to thls, but tbe pQUpt overruled
HT UQIIEDEI FOB EVEBYTHIH.
-1 4* j
But if You Have Kldney, Llver of Bladdei* Trouble,
You Wlll Flnd the Clreat Remedy Swamp
Root, Just What You Need*
It used to bo consldered thnt only urlnary aryS
blnddef trobble9 were to be fcraced tb the kldtieys,
but now modern sclence provo. that netuly all
dlsenees have thelr beglnnine ln the dlsorder ot
these most Importafit orgnns.
Therefore, when your kldneys are wealt or out,
of ordor, you can understnnd how qulckly your
entire body ls arfocted, and how every organ Boeins
to fail to do Its duty.
lf you are slck or "feel badly," begln taklng the
fnmous nnw dlscovery, Dr. Kilmer'B Swamp-Koot,
bocause as ?oon ae your kldneys aro well they wlll
help all the/ other organs to health. A trlal wlll
convlnco any ono.
Doctors Prescribe Swamp-Root.
Oentlement?"I hovo proscrlbed that
wondorful remedy for kldney and bladdor
complalutB, Dr. Kllmer's Swamp-RoOt, ,
with most.benencial effoct, nnd know of
many oures by Its use. These patlents
had kldnoy troubles, as dlagnosod by other
Bhyslclans, and treated wlthout beneflt.
r. Kllmer's Swamp-Root eftected a cure.
I am a; llberal man and accept a speclflc
wherever 1 flnd It, In an itccepted school
or out of It. For desporate casek of kld?
ney or bladdor complalnt under treatmeitt
wlt.h ui._ntsfactory rosults I turn to Dr.
Kllmer's Swamp-Root with most flatter
Ing results. \ shall contlnue to prosorlbo
lt, and from personal obeervatlon state
thnt Swamp-Iloot has great curatlve prop
2"u Uth dL.. doi uugh of Brooklyn. N. Y.
Weak and unhealthy kldneys aro responslble for
more stckncss and sufforlng than any othor dls
eose. and if permltted to contlnue much sufforlng.
with fatal results, aro stire to follow. Kldney trou?
ble Irrltntes the nerves. makes you dlzzy, restless,
sleepless and Irrltatle; makes you pass wntur oftan
during the day and obllgee you to get up many
tlmes during the nlght. Unhealthy kldneys cause
rheumntlsm. gravel. catarrh of the blndder. paln
or dull ,ocho In the back, Jolnts and musoles;
makes your head ache and back ache, causes Indll j
gestion, stomach and llver troublo. you get a sal
low. yellow complexlon. makes you feel as though
you had hetrt trouble; you may have plenty of
ambltlon. but no strengthi get weak and waste(sTOamp.Root Is ploasant to take.)
Tho cure for these troubles is Dr. Kllmer's Swamp-RooL the world-famous kld?
noy remedy. In taklng Swamp-Root you afford natural help to Noture, for Swamp
Koot Is the most perfect healer and gentle aid to tho kldneys that ls known to
If there le any doubt In your mlnd as to your condltlon, take from your urlno on
rislng about four ounc.es, pluce lt in a glass or bottle and let It stand twenty-four
hours. If on examlnatlon it is mllky or cloudy. lf there ls a brlck-dust settllng, or
If smatl partlcles ftoat about In It, your kldneys are ln neod of Jmmedlato nttentlon.
No matter how many dootors you may have trled?no matter how much monoy
you may have spent on other medlelnes, you really owe lt to yourself to at loast glve
Swamp-Root a trlal. Us stnnchest friends to-day are those who had almost glven
up hope of ever becoming well agaln.
lf you are already convinced that Swamp?-Root Is what you need. you can pur?
chase the regular flfty-cent ami ono-dollar bottles at the drug stores everywhere.
Don't make any mistake. but remember the name. Swamp-Root?Dr. Kllmer s
Swamp-Root, and the address, Bnighamton, N. Y? on every bottle.
Sample Bottle of Swamp-Root Sent Free by Mail,
EDITORIAL NOTE?If you havo tho sllghtost symptoms of kldney or bladder
troubles, or lf there ls a trace of it In your famlly hlstory. send at once to Dr. Kllmer
l Co BinEhamton. N. Y.. who wlll gladly send you by mall, Immedlately. wlthout
cost io you a sample bottle of Swamp-Root. and a book contalnlng many of tho
fhnimands unon thousands of testlmonlal lettors recelved from mon and women
curecif. ln wdtlngbe st.ro to say that you read thls generous offer, ln The Richmond
Daily Timea-DIspatch. > ________________________________
tho domurrer and rejected the speclal
pleas, wheroupon the dofendant attorneys
movod to ciuash the venlre faclaa under
which the potit jury had beon ^mm?n
ed This, too, was ovtrruled by Judgo
Ingram, after whlch the work of seleot
1ns ajury was gono Into.
By 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. an
adjournment for dlriher havlng been
taken. the Jury had been mado p. lt
ls composed as follows:
D. A. Brown, Jr.. Joaeph U VVoodildge,
C. F. Solsel, Andrew Wray, Cjiarle? s>pl
cer, James O. Ric'nardson. Willlam B.
Plzzlnl. H. S. Jennings. V. Donatl, Manly
B. Ramos,' J. C. Fuckett and Albert
Greentreo. _ ?,?,??-,
GASSER FIRST WITNESS.
Tho witnesses. those who were present
both for the prosecution and defense, we ?
sworn by the clerk. after whlch Charbjs
Gasser wns called to tho stand. He took
a chalr directly In front of the jury and
almost withln touch of the, prosecutlng
The usual que-tlons about his namo
and place of resldence wern aslced Ihe
wltncss. He was then asked If h? knew
the defendant aud replled In the af.lrma
Captaln Gasrer was closely quos loned
as to his i-elatloris wlth the defendant. Ho
sald that $10,000 was appropilated In tho
budget of last year for street Improve
ments, thls fact havlng beon communl
cated to hlm by Mr. Klng, who sald that
ho wanted 10 per cont. of the amount.
"Captaln Gasser." sald Mr. Rlclmrd
aon, "tell tho Jury whether, ln the paat
twelve months. that is, prlor to the find
Ing of thls Indlctment, the defendant, J.
M. Klng, accepted any money from ycu
to influence his vote."
MUST BE SPECIFIC.
Mr. Merodith objected on tbe ground
thut there was nothlng specltlc In the
question, whlle the defendant had ootno
lnto court prc-pared to dlsi ro.'e a cer
taln speclfied accusatlon, that he had en
tered lnto nn agreement to accept >;00.
Mr. Richardson sald ho proposed to es
tabliBh a certain pertlnent fact and would
offer additlonal testlmony along the oame
line for. the purpose. But thls faiW) to
smootli tho surfaca of the procecdings,
and both Mr. Carter ar.d Mr. Meiemth
uroso to strenuously objeot lo any auch
evidence. It was deemed wise tliat tho I
Jury rbtlro, and this was done.
For un hour the three attorneys dls
cussnd tho propoaltlon. Judgo Ingram |
paylng tho strlctest attentlon to the ar- j
gumonts. Mr. Carter and Mr. Meredith
used a dozeu or more law booka to clte i
reaaons why the testlmony should not
be udinllted, whlle Mr. Rlohardson used
nearly ns many In attemptlng to prove
that It wa3 admlsslble. FInally, Judge
Ingram sustalned the objext.on and the
jury wns brought bac4< to the room.
After Capt.nn Gasser had been on tho
stund for neaily two hours, both sldes
Rnnounccd that they were through wlth !
the wltnoss, wheretipon a Juryman arose
In the box to ask if Mr, Gas.er know,
of his own knowledge.-of Mr. Kin? ovor
havlng rcc-eived any money. The wlt
ness sald he dlcl not. other than on htar
say, and he was not permltted to tell
HE GAVE KING MONEY.
J. A. Guiiu was next called, He waa
by far the strongest and mosi Import
ant witness on tlie etand duilng the af?
ternoon. He told'his name and buslurss
nnd reiaied his acqualntanca wlth Mr.
Mr. Gude told about tho pavlns con.
tructs and tbe doallngs of the three con
tractors, througli him, wlth King.
"Did you ever eJ^ tne d"feiidant any
money?" asked Mr. R-chardson.
"Four hundred and nfty dollara."
"On June 10th." ? , ?
Mr. (Judo explalned that about $7d of
tho monoy came from M>\ AVelnbi'un in
ihe form of a checlt, whlch he had
enshi'iil. Tho money wa-s ln cuneucy,
aml ho took il stralffht to tha ollice of
Mr Kiiig on East Cary Street, near
Nineteenth. He added that lie drew im
from the bank, as he n^ded some cash
Heni Mr, Rlohardson produced a cliectc
and asked Mr. Gude If hs had ever s-eon
|tVor , and rocelved an answer ln the
amnvatlve. the wltnoss statlug that bo
had drawn the paper h mself on June
10th. It waa for ??? ?"?Mwft ?" ^
Flrat National Bank. He'?ld the money
had been *lv?n lilm^P &'"*;?
THEY I?VD A POpD.
Mr, Gude told o\>ow Wesars Gawer,
i'?n hlm I
Welnbrun and hlmsolf. all of whom were
in the pavlng busincss, pooled thelr in
terests and dlvlded tho work. Ho sald
certaln conlracts for street work had
been twice held up and Mr. Klng told
hlm unless $9C0 was forthoomlng no con
tracts wouid bo let. It was a big loss to
them, b-cause they had to feed thelr
stock at a dead oxpenso.
"Dld Gassor tote falr with hls ond of
the agreemont?" asked Mr. Mercdlth.
Mr. Rlchardson objocted, and the de
fcndlng attorney sald ho wlshed to show
Gasser's motlvo In brlnglng the chargo
agalnst hls client. judge lngram sus
tnined tho objection, and the questlon waa
"Did you ovor make oath that you had
novor In your llfo glven any money to
Klng?" quesUoned Mr. Mercdlth.
Mr. Riohardson had the wltness explaln
how it happened that he made a differ?
ent oath- Mr. Gude sald he dld tt upon
tho advlce of a former attorney of Klng.
who told hlm that he was Just as deeply
lnvolved as was tho defendant.
WEINBRUN DID NOT KNOW.
Mr. Gude was excused and Mr. Weln
biun callod. He testiiled to such facts
as were establlsheu by the two precedlng
wltnesses, referrtng to "tho nrrangement
hetween tho three contractors. He know
of no Instnnce ot hls own knowledgo
where the defendnnt had been glven any
money. and was not permltted?to tell of
certaln agreoments bctween hlmself and
Gude and Gasser.
A chock for $71.35 was introduced by
Mr. Rlchardson. Thls was Identltled by
Mr. Welnbrun as tho paper he had glven
Mr. Gude on the 10th of June, bul ho
was not allowed to tell for whnt pur
pcse, although Mr. Rlchardson trled to
brtng this fact out.
A member of the Jury wanted to know
of the wltness whether he knew person
ally of Klng ever having roceivod any
money. but the wltness dld not answer
dlreetly, as ho knew only of such on
IDENTIFIED THE SLIP.
Next. Mr. 0. B. HIU. cashler of the
Amerlcan Bank, tho Instltutlon where
Klng kept hls account, was Introduced.
Ho positively Idontlftod a deposlt sllp,
doted June 10th, showlng that John M.
King deposlted In the bank 5450 ln bank
By the expreslon "bank notes" the wlt?
ness was not certaln whether the money
was all ln currency. He suld the term
usually covored bllls and gold and sllver.
U was now 7 o'clock, and Judge ln?
gram adjourned court untll thls morning
at 11 o'clock. when the prosecutlon wlll
contlnue Its caso. It ls expected that all
the evldence and arguments wlll be In
What Mr. Sulllvan Says.
Edltor of The Tlmes-Dlspatch:
Slr,?I wlsh to say that I know nothlpg
whatever about the Klng caso. and no
ono over app'roached me about lt.
I sald to Mr. Donahue befor* ho was
ever n* the Jury that I thought Mr. Klng
was an Innocant man and he should be
In a talk with Mr. Charle Jones. who
Is o personal friend of hls, Mr. Donahue
repeated my remarks,
P. C. O'SULLIVAN.
ALLIED POWERS ARE
lll.v .UalK.-llltl'il I'rcus,)
WASHINGTON, Feb. K.-Grent Brltnln,
Gormany und Italy are stlll cousldorlng
the rough draft of The Hngue protocol,
submltled to tlnlr reprcsentiitlves here
yesterday hy Mr. Bowen, ln whlch lt is
provlded thnt the C/.nr of Russlu shall
seloct tho persoiiiiel of tha court to pnss
on the preierentiul coiiteiition of tho ul
I Moanwhlle Mr, Bowen is carrylng on
negotlutlon. with tho other clulmant na
i tions and .hope. lo ilnlsh up the French
protocol this woek,
CURE YOURSELFOF PRINK HAB
wlthout inconvcnlonco of any k|nd or
loss of busincss tlmo, "Orrlne" Is a
i sclentiflc prepuratlon whlch tpnes tp the
i stomach, restores normal condlt ons and
forever dcstroys cravlng for 1 quor. H
per box, C boxes for 55. Polk Mlller
Drug Co.. Ml E. Maln Street, Polk
Mlller-Coleman Co... Flrst and Broad
I Streota, Rlclfmond. /
SHAFLR SITE WILL
(Conllnued from Flrst Pag*.)
wlth Its work, Tbe sow.to',1 thtls on Oio
4lh of Miiroli. Mr. Mai-llii wlll May
ln AViishirigtoti lo ollotid 'lo his oilloln)
dutios. When Conmoss iidjouriia ho
wlll eomo lo Rlehmond, ind lltt'lh lio
diuibt, tlie meotlila referred to wlll be
llt!"' FAVOHS MAIN SIR.uFC.
Mr. E. Raab oiilled ul Tho Tlmea-Dls
putch ollice yostorday to s'i> lhat Im
wao not tho "Mr. ? Riuib" at th'. ir.e*t
Ing held al Murpliy'w llotol on Tin-sduv
nlght, nt whlch resolutlons tinposlng llio
Mnln-Streot site woro vadoptt\l Mn.
Ruab suld lhat he nol oniy wor not
there. bul ho wns not ln symputhy wlth
the dbjoot of the meotlng. Ho tuvora
tho Shafor bulldlng slto.
THE SHAFER- 3ITE.
The governmont wlll acqulro the Sha?
for bulldlng site nt the prlce flxed by
tho Jury. Mr, Martin fought hard to
Iteop the prlce down to M75.000. but tho
jury awnrded damages of 127.260 over thla
amount, The business orgnnlsntlons bnv
Inp nsked the Senator to got through the
Senate an approprlation to ocqulre thls
pioperty, ho proceedcu to do so, and un
dir most ndverse clrcumstancoa has, lt
Tho money order nnd tho reglstry de
pnrlmontB of tho postotHce wlll be ro
moved vory soon to Ihe Shnfer bulldlng.
The government wlll requlro the whola
ground floor of tho bulldlng. There wlll
ba no need of tho' qunrters uaed for a
saloon and a barbor Bhop tn the bnso
rnrnt for the prosent. Tennnts on the sec?
ond nnd'thlrd floors wlll not be dlstiirbed
Just riow, -When the government deeldes
to bulld a now structurc plana wlll bo
drnwn for thla slto. It may be aeveral
yrara, howover. before a new bulldlng ln
begiln. In tlie naturo of thlngs. there
wlll have to bft eonnldernblo tlme for
plsns to bo dpvelnp?d. In the me-inwhlle
the preaent fearfully enngosted condltion
of thlngs In tho postofllce wlll bo ro
Mr, Starke's Vi?ws.
Tboi Tlmes-Dlspatch yesterday recelvod
tho followlng from Mr. Aanton Btnrkei
"Plenae let mo reltqrnte tihot I do not
thlnk It would be wi.io to locnto the no?t
olllce off of Maln Stroot. nor do I thlnk
thnt Sevonth and Maln la the only doslr
ablo slto along thlB thoroughfarq."
Vlews of His Friends.
Tho frlonds of Senator Martin woro,
to say the Icast, hlghly Indlgnant yester?
day when thoy read tho crltlclsma of
hlm bv certain gentlem^n who attond'-d
the meotlng at Murphy's Hotel Tuosday
nlght. Hon. AV. R. Duke, of Albemnrle,
who hon known Mr. Mnrtln all his 11 fo.
?"ld: "Th*-e 1? -> ml?tak? ?>rn?wn?re;
You may say whatever you wlll abont
Tom Martin but I say lhat tbe peonle
of his county know that ho Is not goln?
to tell you one thlng and then go and
do another thlng, All I can eay now la
that thore must have boen a rnlsunder
atandlng. Mr. Martin la a man of his
word, and those who know him boat will
bear testlmony to what I atate."
Tho Washlngton representatlvo of the
Tlmos-Dlopatch sent tho followlng last
"Tlie Senate amendment to tho omnl
bus publlc buildinga blll, npproprlatlng
KOS.KO for the Shafer property us a alto
for tho Rlehmond postolflae, wlll got
through tho Houso. Thla is about as
certain as anythlng well can-be not yct
In tho past or present. Tho amended
blll waa Introduced In the House to-day."
MR. MARTIN'S BTATEMENT.
"I am very much surprlsed," sald Sen?
ator Martin to-day, "at tho pubilcation ln
Tho Tlmes-Diapatch thla mornlng of a
atatomont made by Mr, Hutzler anf Mr.'
Cooke at a publlc meotlng lost nlght.
that I had not .ept an agreement In
reforence to the postofllce slto, I have
never made nn agreement wlth any one
about thls matter; nnd I bou'e, In every
convorsatlon 1 have had on the subjoct.
exprcsscd my vlews In the frankesb pos
slble manner. AVhen the Broad Street
Commltteo was hero I atat*d In unmls
takablo terms that I conaUered the se.?
lection of the Maln Streot slto flnal, and
that lt. would bo elther an Improvemenf
thero or nothlng. In answer to questlona.
I did miv and understond tho committee
as holdlng the same 'vlew, that the prl
mary object waa not the pnrtleu'ar loca
tlon of the improvemont, 'rut to secure lt
somewherc: and thnt, ln case wo cou'd
not get the Maln Street slto, I would be
g.ad'to sec the approprlation hell nnd
used for some other aultable site. There
waa never a suggestlon, ns I underatnnd
tho matter. thnt I should not unflertake
tn secure the Maln Street slto by an in
crease of the approprlation. If that should
turn out to bo necessary and appeared to
be oxpedlent. Nothlng of that aort was
ovor auggested to me, and I would have
dloacnted from It If It had been suggest?
UFING EVERY EFFORT.
"I have ben uslng every effort In my
power to securp better Caellltfea <c>r the
dlfpa'ch of goi'ornment business at Rleh?
mond in o buildlng which wiii be, an
orramrnt to the clty.
"I believe I havo puraued the only
course llkelv Io nceornpllsh any praetlcal
i-ecu't, nnd I believe that !n the enur?e.
I hnire taken I have representfd the
vlewp of tho great body of tho people of
"1 enpnot be dr'^'en from my purpo?e
bv ipersonal attneks or misrenrei'er.t.-i
tlons, nor bv the personal Interesta of
real estate brokers."
Sonator Martin snld furtbor that whnt
ever of blnmp was attached for the pnn.
pngo of the ampndmont. he was perfertly
willing to assume, but that. If there
were anv eredlt glven. be wnnted part
of It to go to Senator Dnnlel, who appear?
ed wlth hlm before the commltteo,
Bill In the House,
fltf A*?"c!ii tfil I'rpRn.l
W.ASHINOTON. D. C. February 25.
The House Committee on Publlc Bulld
Incw nnd Grounds to-d-iy cons'deie' tbe
omnlbu* nublle bulldlng blll. whlch pa aed
tho s?n"te. and nrdered It re'->orted wlth
amendments whlch wlll make It e<w
form In the more Importartt features to
the bill Introducod ln the noye. i ???
commlttpe roatored tlie prm-lslonii ror
site?, whlch waa omltted from tbe Sen?
ate blll and where tho Sennte Ineren-ed
awroprlatlons for bulldlng* tho commit?
tee substltuted tho figures In the Houi,e
BIG LEATHER HOUSE
(Bv A?">'-latei1 PrfP'.l ? ?;
BOSTON, 'MASS., February S.?.?1 lio
Tri.nscrlpt to-day saysi
The leathor houso of C. ..toenoh nnd
Pnnii Comnany has requesu-d of Its ortd
ftore on extonslon .of tlme. Thls flrm Is
i corporatlon capltallzod at fl.20O.00O. lt
owes a milllon dollara, mostly to Now
York banlss, though some Boston banks
nre Involved. Assots aro stated to bo
nbout 51,600.000. Inclusive of t\fv< valuo of
tholr tannerk-s, sald to bo Inventorled at
a consorvallve ligure
Plan to Reorganize,
(By ABSoelntnd I'rms.)
NEW YORK. February 25.?A conunlt
tou has been formod to reorganize the
nrm of C. Moencb, and Sons Company,
whose flnanclai embarrassment was re-,
p.rio" l kVBi .Sti.o. t>i.iiuy. 1 i,e fl*n\
h belleved to have no'es for a large
amount In Ihla market. Mueh of Us pa?
per was plaoed by Oiiarles Hathewuy and
Company. brokers. at No. 15 Wall Street.
IJoward C. Bml'th, of th? Hatheway flrm,
and two proniinent bank onleials of ih.s
clty are mombeva of tlio reorganlzatlon
mx OF MUSIO
71 f T * i
Friday Night, Feb. 27,
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P. M. Acadoniy, Friday, 27th, 7 P, 51.
Onlora bookcd now have flrst B4>leo
tlon on tho 2-1 th.
THE PRISONER OF Z?WDA
A Powerfttl Onst.'
A Supurb Protltiotlon.
TVvlCE DAILV AT 2 AND 7 P. M.
ADMISSI0N2SC CHILDRBN 15c.
TH? VALENTINE MUSEUM
EtiEVENTH AND CLAT BTREET8.
Open dally from 10 A. M. to 3 P. M.
Adrnisslon. 23 cents. Free on Saturdaya.
Vitality for the Warm Weather
I3y Taklng tho
POPULAR COURSE IN
Announcea tho oponlng of her. last class ot
tho scason ln Physical Culturo on Thurs
dav uftcrwxin, Februnry 20th, nt 4.80
o'clock, nt tho Womon's Chrl.tian Associ?
atlon. Flrst afternoon froo.
For f urthor partlculars apply to
12 H. Fourth Street.
IN A BUNCH
Emshee Won New Orleans
Street Railway Stakes
By a Head.
(nv A?*oc!-tf?J rr<-*?.>
NEW OnbEANS. LA.. February ?-5.
The -trcet railway handlcap for three.
year-olds and upwards. was tho feoture
event at tho falr grounds thls afternoon.
It furnlshed a good contcst, tho ilrst t>l*
horscs f.ghtlng It out on tho lasl furlonp,
nnd r.as=ed the wlnnlng mark heads apart.
Summary: ' -, , ,, k? <?
Flrst raco-flve furlongs-Stphon (4 to 1J
flrst, Ran After (2 to 1) second, Prctorlus
(20 to 1) thlrd. Tlrno. 1:014-5.
Second race?three and one-half fur
longs-Edna Edawrds (10 to 1) flrst. M>
Gonlgle (8 to !>) second, Dr. Loader (8 *?
1) thlra. Tfme. :43 -4-5. .... .1
Thlrd raco?mlle and a half? ueftar (.3
to t) flrst. Accolade (15 to 1) second. Cey
lon (8 to 1) thlrd. Tlme. 2:37.
Fourth rac^-mllc?New Orloans rallwav
etakes-Emshec (S to l) flrst, Ahumudo
(1.1 lo 1) second. Major Tenny (10 to 1}
thlrd. Time. 1:40 4-5.
Fifth rarfl-?!x and a half furl-viErR?
W.l ome Lg'u ?2 t0 J> nrHt> Fa,d,ln?
Ught (evr-n) second.. Stylo (5 to 1) thlrd.
Kiith Tacr-fRe nnd a hnlf furlonrs
Scomlo <" to 1) fiT?t, Wealth (3 to 5) so.
con'd, Bllver Frlnge (0 to 1) .thlrd. Time,
NAMES THE GORILLA
The gorllla at th* Bnstock show waa
v?-.?ierd'.y named Ornb, ln accordanco
with a Hiiggestlon mnrlo by G. Wi Roaoh,
'r,. of No. 333 Wost Seventh Streot. Man*
Tho Inltlal lotter of hls name stands
for orphan. the young Slmian having lost
both parents; the second stands for
Richmond tho thlrd for Afrlon, hls blrth
piape, and tho last for Bostook, hls pres?
ent owner. .
The management of Poitock's wlll com
munlcnte with the Manchester clllneni
who suggested tha name with a vlow te
awardlng hlm Mip hand'onie prlze,
/e ...- i t '|'h,. T,"'-?.pl""itfli.>
RALEIGH, N. C, Fih. 2o.-The only
developmenl ln the Haywood-Skinner
tragedy to-day was tho arrlval of W?
E. Danlel from Woldon to be assoclated
wlih, counsol for tho prosecutlon.
Ropoi'ts that Jnmcs Osbnrne, of NeW
York. or othor counsel out of the Stnte
wouid tnke pnrt ln tho cane aro Pi'?"
n.op-i ,i>.f,-,n"rio'i it l? not known
when habeas corpus or other proceea
Ings wlll bo taken.
in I no ???