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?i_^fiffi_^gS! 58??SBB*lSfc-| WHOLE NUMBER, 16,201,
ItlCJIMOND. VA., SATtfKDAY, MAKCH 28, 1003.
PRICE TWO CENTS,
SUfflMARY OF DAY'S HEWS
WASH1NOTON, Maroh ^?~T,?rt_cJuiU?nA
Vlrglnla-lnorouslnrt Pom_n,iaLu i..1.,,
probably'raln lato Saturday i Sunday raln
and coldor; llght, varlable wlnds.
North carollna-llaln S^" ^y tttta
nroha1.lv Bunday; co der Sunday, iigtu,
vu-labie wlnds, beeotrtlng fresh horthwest.
Tho flno weathor of yestorday and the
dny beforo Wlll ??t ond;'re. according to
tho weathor mnn. Up toreMCti raln mto
to-dny nnd moro raln to-morrow, witn
BTA'-E OF Tll-TTlll-nMOMETER.
6 A. M.?????. S
12 M..'????. 7.
8 P. M."" A?
11 P. M..'. H
0 V. M. 53
12 mldnlght . ___,
Highest temperaturo yesteVday.72
I_oweBt temporaturo yesterday.ij
Menn temperaturo y*~U_rdny...bj
Normal temperaturo for March........ ?
I.epnrturo from normnl temperature. U
' Preclpltatlon during past 24 hours.00
MfNIATURE AI-MANAC. ,
March' 28, 1903.
Kun rlses.0:03 I HIOH TIDH.
?un sets.0:28 Morn ng.j."
lloon rlses.....:43 j Evenlng....A:i?
I.ady, strlcken by pnralysls, lles alone
helpless for hours; death follows-MJ".
W. Deane Courtney passea away??At?
tempted ussuult on a lady In Now Kont
county-Dr. Mitchell's lecture on Ro
be-plorre"-House ndopts resolutlons
provlding for adjourrunent May loth un?
tll Novernber 10th, and for Uio appolnt?
ment of a commlsslon to codlfy the new
Coiistllntion-Tho tcxt of the Mann ll?
quor blll?Mother oarrles off her chlldren
inlrsued by a constable und a lawyer
.'niy.rs for the hcathen-Letter from
City Sergeant Smith on the alleged dlrty
conditlon of tho new clty Jall?-Body of
n sailor found In the ChlckahomIny River
-I.po Camp rofuses lo appr_j.riatoll.0p0
for tho trlp to the United Confederate
Veterans' meetlng In New Orleans?-Pcnn
Bvlvnnla team defeats Richmond CoUege
-*?Anniversary of fthopkoo Councll-?
Crazy woman ImnglneH' she ha3 unton.
weatU-Committee reports against Uie
osteopaths and Chrl-tlan Sclonllstn
I.lquor dealers meet nnd nppolnt a com?
mittee to protost against clty llcense tax
cla.Hl~~~.tlun-?T. P. A. usher In thelr
new year-Sad dcoth ot a young hus
hand. MANCHESTER-Remnlns of
Pnnlel O'I.enry sent home-New drug
store to be erected-New I,odgo of Elks
enthusinstlc-Hnndsomo picture of an
Elk presented-Effect of tho Mnnn -lilll
-Servlces In the churches to-morrow. >
Oovernment may condemn land to en
Inrge Fort I-lur.t reservntlon-Staunton
Elks el.ct otflcers--C.irnegle may glve
Byncliburg a llbrary??Negro at Roanoke
charged with oheck-rnlslng-"Drys" won
ln Blackstone yosterday by 33 majorlty
Drugglsl Day under Investigation by Am?
herst police Justlce. charged wlth llquor
?,.llinK?EITorts nt rond lmprovement ln
Cliosterfleld-Vlrglnla Conference ot
United Brethren In Staunton-Methodist
Conference in session In Fredericksburg.
A vlslt to Ashlnnd and Randolph-Macon
in the nfternoon-Nowport News alumnl
of the'Universlty to cclebrnte Jefferson s
blrthday wlth a banquet?-Negro burglnr
arrested ln Alexandrla-T.lttl. boy bltten
by a mad-dog ln Wythnvllle?Bridges
washed away In Hanover?^-Fourteen
yenr-old R. E. Byrd, Jr.. of Wlnchestpr,
appointed a deputx,~--~'r]ff ln <-ho Phllln
brldge Bnths - rSmoq-lod by tlfeir hew
owner??Frcderlpltsburg Freo Lnnce
thinks Judge Garnett Ineliglble for Wll?
llamsburg board-Mall servlco on
through Rappahannock steamers ordered
-l.afavette defeats Universlty 12 to 2
-PhUndelphla defeats Hampton Ar
tlriey 11 to 3-Dr. J. A. Duncan elected
temporarllv to succeed Dr. XV. E. Ed?
wards??Hotol nnd oottages nt Mlllboro
rold-Mutlny charged aboard Brltlsh shlp
nt sea-Murder trial ? at Ablngdbn
Young man lu Norfolk takes aconlte by
mlstake-Benevolent Mechanlcs' Assocla?
tlon to enlarge Its bulldlng ln Petersburg
-Twelve-year-old negro boy In Floyd
kllls hls brother??J. B. Thames on trial
in Hnllfax for felpnlrtus assault on Mrs.
Vnughnn. Deaths?-Mrs. Catlierine Bow
mnn In Shenandoah: X-~. Settles at Blue
Rldge Springs; Willlam E. Shaw In Buck
ingham: Mr~. Antile Turnbull Wheeler In
South Carollna: Dewltt'C. Ashby at New?
port News; J. IT.(Haskins In Amella; Mlss
Hnlllc P. Tabb In. Amella; Mlss Hnttle
Seabrlerht at Wlnchester; Benjamin Tren
ary near Boyoo. ...
Believed at Ralelgh that appllcatlon for
ball or habeas corpus proceedings wlll
soon be Jnstttutcd in behalf of Haywood
-Ralelgh shops of Seaboard Alr I.Ineto
bo much eniarged-Auditor. Dlxon's
flan for securlng rosters of Confedernte
roops-Democratlc prlmary In Ralelgh
falls to select candidate for Mayor-Good .
roads movement In RocklngJinra-?George
Vnnderbllt's 111 chlld rocovorlng nt Bllt
rnnro??Oreenshoro' tO' vote on acceptance
of Cnrnegle llbrary?J2.500 marble monu?
ment, memorlal to Klng Mountaln, to bo
erected at Oullford battleground?Largo
new organ for Weldop"Mothodlst Church
.-Weldon business men opposed to pro?
posed Streot Carnlval-?Damago to ronds
nnd bridges ln Hallfax by recent heavy
Important hearing bofore Commerce
Commlsslon on purchase of Loulsvllle und
Nashville by tho Coast Llno-Now York
pollco make sensatlonal ralde on pool
room and mnke sevqral arrests?Burly
negro crimlnally nssaults thlrteen-yenr
old whlte chlld and ls ln danger of belng
lynched?Importtint features of tho Irlsh
land blll rovenlod by publicatlon of the
measure-Babo wlth two heads born In
Bluofleld, W. Va.?-Three kllled and nlne
teen lnjured In roar-end colllslon on South
. rn Pnclllc Rallroad??German Empress
has hor arm broken by fall from her
liorso?Mtlllonaire Fairbanks, of Chlcago,
dled at hls home yosterday-?iDr. Ryan,
of North Carollna, lands in San Franclsco
nnd statos that repqrts of dlsturbnnces
ln Chlna havo been greatly oxuggorated
??Three brenks In Mlsslsslppl threaton
hundriHl thousand acres of rlch delta land
?-Duns revlew glves encouraglng out
Jook?Benrs mado successful inroad on
stock prices yesterday-Presldent nnmes
I'rltchard, of North Carollnn, ns a Judge
of tho Distrlct of Columbla Coui-L-lphlia
delphla canitallsts secure control of Hln
ton (XV. Va.) oloctrlo plants-Chnr_.~M
of conspirnov to defrnud ngnlnst NorfT.n.
butchors wlll be fought ln Distrlct of Co?
lumbla courts?Vlrglnlans sall for Eu?
rope on steamer from Boston-Dlsr-usnlnn
of Mann llquor blll In Washington?-Oen
crnl San Mlgull reported among killed
ln Phlllpplne flght-Twp hundred to ono
shot wlns at Bennlngs' rapes,
VIRGINIAN TO JL.DGE
Ar BOSTON HORSE StfOW
(Bpeclfll to Tlio Tlmps-Dlipatcli.)
BOSTON, MASS., Maroh 37,-Judges
for lho Booton Horse Slmw ln Aprll were
announoed to-day, and Includes James
1C. Maddox, of Warrenton, who wlll be
one of the three Judges for the hunters'
nnd Jumpers' class. Entrles close to
. ? i
Judge Campbell Here.
Judge Clarence J. Campbell, of Amherat,
ln in the clty, e-nd ls registered at New
When soen last nlght, Judge Campbell,
deoHped to talk for. publicatlon further
thnn to say that at the proper tlme hte
retnrr. would be made to-the I.oglsla
tur?- in nnswor to the chafpes preforro.t
Judgo Campbell said thaf he dropped
by from Washington, where he had beo.i
*u private Uuslnes-i.
Dropped Through Hole
Cut in Ceiling.
Two of tlie Men Had Ootten
Into the Room In Disguise.
THROUGH A MAZE.OF
DOORS AND ROOMS
Willlam Daley, Said to Bo the Proprietor,
and a Dozen Others Were Put
Police Said They Bet
on the Races at
(By As-ito-Ut.ii I'rcsn.)
NEW YORK, March 27.-ln cffectins
au entrance Into an alleged pool-room ln
the basement of a slx-story bunlness
bulldlng on West Third Street to-day, two
detoctives were forced to chop a holo
through tho rear -loor of a saloon and
drop into the room below, whero other
deteetlves were holding tho men Inslde
at bay wlth their revolvers.
Willlam Daley, sald to be tho proprlo?
tor, and a dozen others wero arrested.
The rald was a _cn~atlonnl one.
The place wns well fortflcd and guard
ed. An elaborate set of slgnals had
to be givon by would-bo betters to get
entrance to the room. Pocket telephone.
electric buttons, "buzz.rs," ..ecrct slldes
nnd n;"mnzo" flgure in tho story. When
the vlsitor flnally satlsfled tho sentrles
thnt he was nll right. he ' wns passed
along to a room. the door of whlch was
lmmedlately boltcd. There were .five of
theso rooms leading lnto the alleged pool
room. and In somo of tho enclo-ure. there
.were three. or four doors to hewlkler a
stranger. Bergoants Kerr and Fognrty,
place' whcr-'thpy'clnlrn to.have p.ao.d
bets on the. rk-fi- nt B?i.riin~s. They
were there to-day when Detectlve Srr
geants Vnllolv and Colllps dropped
through tho ceiling. Vallely-'and Colllns,
dressed as laborers. entered the cafe,
whlch Is an- elnfloratcly decorated one.
Vallely hnd a crow-u_ar and a sledge ham?
mer, and Colllns was oquipped with two
axes and a sledco hammer. Each carrled
a "Jlmmy." They - went at once to the
rear Tooni. There they arrested the outcr
sentrles.; and whlle onn detectlve watch
ed the prlsoners. tho othor battered down
the door. As soon ns the blows were
hoard In tho Inncr room Kerr and Foger
ty drew thelr rcvnlvrs and bncklng into
a corner. covcrcd the crowd.
Moanwhile, Vallely. aftor bntterlngdown
ono door, came to a second. Thls. though
bullt of oak, soon gave way, and the de?
teetlves found- themselves ln a room
whlch had three doors. Cutting through
one of these doors, the deteetlves and
thelr prlsoners entered another room
whlch also hnd three doors. Thoy were
In tho "maze." It was then that tho de?
teetlves declded to go upstalrs to the rear
room of tho saloon, whore Vallely cut
through the floor.
RICHMOND BIRDS WIN
FROM BALTIMORE COCKS
(Br A??oolut.d Preiw,.
BALTIMORE, MD.. Mnrch 27.?A cook?
lng maln, lasting from 12 to A. M; to
day, took place on the outsklrtR of thls
clty. The contestants. were Phlladelphla
and Richmond blrds." Thlrteen matches
wero fought and the result was 8 to
5 ln favor of Richmond Bets wore made
of $1,000 a Blde nnd $50 on ench battle.
MAY THROW LIGHT
ON BURDICK CASE
Bartender Alleged to Have
Heard Pennell Make
a Threat to Kill Him.,
(Hy Assoclated Pre.s.)
NBW YORK, March 27.?Pollco In
spector . IcCIuskoy refused to-day to de
ny or conCIrm a roport that he had been
asked by the police of Buffalo to get a
statoment from Alexantlor J. Qulnn, a
bar-tendor, who It wa3 sald heard Pen?
nell threaton to kill Burdlok.
Qulnn, who was employed ns a bar
tendor at tho Hotel RolnnaY whon Mrs,
Burdick slayed there, said to-day:
"Pennell vlslted the hotel whilo Mrs,
Burdlok was. staylng thore, but I am
not at llberty to make a statement ot
what wns sald. The, story as It Is told
ls not correct, howeyer. Ho did not
say anythlng about waitlng untll a woek
before trial to kill Burdlok."
"Did he say anythlng about killlng
"That I must doolino to answer now,"
Later, Qulnn sald ho had boen sub
poenaed to testify nt tlie Inquest In Buf?
t , , ,.
THREE REPORTS ON
TREATV TO SENATE
. (By Aiw.-lctoiJ Pr.w.)
HAVANA, March .7,-Threo .oparata
reports on the roolproclty treaty with
tho Unltod States were reported to the
S.nate to-day by tho Forelgn Committee.
Ono, elgned by 3~nor Bustamoiito, tho
chalrman; the presldent oC the Senato,
eonor Capoto, and by Senor Do)..., recora
inrnded the approval of all tlio amend
meiitH ndotitod by tlio Unltod States Ben
nto, Bonor Haya presentod a report
auulnut tho riitlitcatloti, owlng to the ac?
tion of tho Unltod Htates Bcnato ln con
flnlhg tho IjiisI.h of the trafllo rates to the
lutv of 1K)7. Bonor Saya submltted the
thlrd and last roport. Hoth minorlty re.
pertH were rejected by tho Benato. The
majority report wlll ba dlscussed to-mor?
row, ahd It ls sald It wlll be adopted by
a small majorlty.
MOTOR CARS USED IN
(B.v Assoclntu.l Pri'ss.1
LONDON, Mnrch 27.?Tho Chortsy Dls?
trlct of Surry, a Uonservatlve stronghold,
hns boon rotalned by tho Unlonlets, as
tho result of a bye-olocllon held yoster?
day for a suecossor ln Pnrllamcnt to H.
C. I.elgh-Bonnott. deceased, J. A, Fylor,
Consorvatlvo, having defoatod II. H.
Longman, Llberal, by 1,180 yotes. But as
thls ls only about half tho majorlty ob?
talned by tho Consorvatlvos at tho last
electlon, thoi opposltlon Ib fully entlllod
to conslder tho result aa belng anothor
blow to the Kovernmont,
Tlio campaign throughout ;waH oxclting.
lt wns known as the "motor car eloction.
AulomobllcB had never beforo played so
Krcat a pa'rt ln an Engllsh olectlon. Pro
mler Hiiltour. Lord Rothechlld nnd othor
promlnent porsons lont thelr cars for tho
IN THE PHILIPPINES
(Kiieetnl to The Tlmea-Dlspatch.)
WINCHESTER, VA., March 27.?Prosc
cutlng Attornoy R. E. Byrd ha.s rcceh*od
a copy of the commlsslon appolntlng nls
son, R. E. Byrd, Jr.. ns u doputy sherlff
In tho servlco of Governor B. Monrenl,
of Sorsogom Provlnce, in tho Phllippines.
Young Byrd, who Is only fourteen yeara
old, has been visitlng Judge A. ,C. Car?
son ln the Phlllp.plnes for several months,
and has been entortalned at tho Govor
nor's palace. .
Commlttee to Appear Before
THE MATTER OF THE TAX
People All Throughout the State Stlrred
Up Over This Matter and Seek
ing Information on
beid ln'.the hlstory of the clty by mon
who are ohgnge'd in the buslness of iellr
Ing llquor, wits held last nlght at'Mur?
phy's Hotel.' ,? ,
Nearly every promlnent ' llqour mer?
chant was ,there. It was thought by some
that the Mann blll features of the State
revenue blll were to be consldered. This
?wns not the case, for tho meeting had
been called to deal chiefly -wlth tho pro?
posed action of the City Councll' ln re?
gard to llquor llcenses.
The followlng offlcial report was glven
out by tho secretary of the meeting:
"A mass meeting of the llquor dealers'
of tho clty was hold at Murphy's annex
to determlne the most expedlent means
of appearlng before the Finance Com?
mlttee of tlie Common Councll to enter
thelr" protesi ngalnst the classlflcation of
tho llqour llcense.
"It was the unanlmous sentlment of
the meeting that a committee of nlne,
composed of the followlng gentlemen:
John M. Hlggins, George Guovantor. Sr.,
A. von Rosenegk, E. Gazoll, E. A.
Stumpf, George McD. Blake, George
Bannlster, "vVIlllam H. Zimmerman, A.
XV. Ro.eno, should appear before the
Flnanco Committee to presont thelr
THE MANN BILL.
The dealers ln llquor recognize the fact
that tho Clty Councll and the Leglsla?
ture aro "after them,"
Thore were hundreds of the llqour mer?
chants at the meotlng, and whlle no
threntB were made, It was evldent, from
the talk. that tho majorlty thought that
the tlmo had como for them to assert
themselves as mon dolng buslness under
llcenso,granted by the State and by tho
To mako it plaln, the llquor merchants
thought thnt an unjust effbrt wae being
made to securo proteotlon in'this Btate.
They wouid not object to thls if the
flght was made dlreetly. What the mer?
chants who soll llquor do object to Is
that the offort to secure prohlbltion ln
this State should be by Indlreotlon. ?
Last nlght thero were at the meeting
probably two hundred men who sell
llquor by retail.
A COMPROMISE ON
STATE FENCE LAW
Two Bllls Reported by the
Commlttee on Agrl?
The Commlttee on Agrlculture yester
terduy roported two bllls B,mendlng tha
pi-p.iant fenr.e laws of the Stato,
The flrst blii emendg sectlon . 2038
of tlie C'o.le of Ylrglma, dotUiing a Imv
ful fonoe. It makes a lawful fence con
Blst of four ralls, wires or planks. ln?
stead of a fence five feet hlgh, eto., aa
ts at present provided,
Tho second blll amends nectlon hh.
of the Code of Virglnia, providlng that
upon a potltlon of a majorlty of the free
liolders of any county, dlstrlct or se
loctod portlon thereof, the board of
MDorvlsors, shall doolnre tho boundaiy
iines of the lots of lund In such county,
dlstrlct ov soleoted portloi) thereof, to be
a lawful fence.
Tho bllla are a oompronuso botwoen tlio
ndvoca'tes of the Leake blll, mnktng'
boundary llnes lawful fences, aud thoso
who deslro no change whatever In thu
Mrs. Haynes, Paralyzed.
Unable to Get Aid.
CALL NOR MOVE
Wrote Three Notes. Telling of
Her Sad Conditlon.
FOUND HOURS LATER
She Lingered In That Condition Tlll
Death Came Yesterday Morning.
Her Husband Absent at Hls
Busineso When Sho Was
Stricken?Her End a
?Lhough wlthln a fow feet of friends,
_~r_. Warner L. Haynes, a well known
lady of thls clty, stricken wlth paralyals
Thursday mornlng, was unable to cry out
for the asslstance whlch mlght have saved
her life, and for soveral houra she lay
upon the floor of her room, untll ln the
oarly afternoon she wns dlscovered by
hor llttlo nophow, Just away from school.
In her helpless state Mrs. Haynes evi?
dently mado sevoral unsuccessful attempts
elther to get holp or to help herself. Fl?
nally, reallzlng her. forlorn conditlon, sho
managed to draw to her a scrap of paper,
upon which she. addressed a farewcll to
her' husband and her slsters. Sho suc?
ceeded also In reachlng to a sota pillow,
whlch sho placed under her head, and this,
too, strango to say, she wrote down, say?
lng that sha was now more comfortable.
Whon ald llnally reached her she was
gradually lapsing lnto an uhconsclousness
from which she did not recover. She dled
yesterday mornlng about 11 o'clock.
- AVAS IN USUAL HEALTH..
The sad death of Mrs. Haynes comes
as a great shock to her many friends
throughout tho clty. Sho wus the wlfo of
Mr Warnor L. Ilayrie-, who la nr-soclated
llved alon'e ln-tho upper half of No. .109
Rast Marshall Street. Mrs. Haynes was
rUty-three years. of age,. and wlth tho
excepUon of ,a' severe epell of'Blckness
for a week last fall. Irom, whloh sho
neyer fully recovered, she had enjoyed
good health. __ , ,.
On Thursday mornlng Mr. Haynes loft
ns usual for hls place of business, where
ho was to spend the day, wlthout roturn
Ing to dinner. Hls wlfo aripoaredln her
customary condltion. The lower floor of
the house is oecupled by Mra. Tyler, and
ns late as 11 o'clock Thursday mornlng
those downstalrs saw Mrs. Haynes at tho
front door recelvlng mall. ..?.,_
From that hour, however, untll 3 o clock
In tho'aftornoon, whon sho was found
upon tho floor of her front room ln a
helpless. conditlon. nothlng wn., honrd of
her.. Subseciuent investigation leads to
the bellef that a fow pioments after sho
went up stairs wlth the maU she was
stricken wlth paralysls. nnd foi!.- unable
to arlse agaln. Mr. Tyler and tho others
wero just bolow. but she,could nolther
call out nor make a nolse that would
A SAILOR'S BODY
FOUND 1 RIVER
Mystery in New Kent County
That May Never Be Fully
Tho mystery of ;the whlte man whose
body,was "found tled to a stnke, near
Wlndsor Shades, in New Kent county,"
as reported ln yestorday's paper, prob?
ably wlll never' bo fully eloared, though
communtcatlon with Providence Forgo
yoHterday threw.some light on lt.
The body of tho man, mlddle-agod and
weJehlng not loss thnn _]R pounds, was
found (loatlng in the Chlckahominy R vor
nodr Wlnn's landing on Tuesday of last
woek. A colorod man, Arohlo Wllllams,
came' upon the body floatlng wlth the
tlde, and already ln the water sevoral
days. He put a rope around lt orjd mado
lt fast to a stako not fnr from tho, shore.
As lt was tled on the Charles City sldo,
he notlfled a maglstrate of tlmt county
and an inquest whs, hold after a weok
had elapsed. It was Impossible for th?
jury to eay whether or not he hnd been
murdered and thrown. ln. tho rlvor and
drowned, as tho body had boen ln the
water so long boforo found. Rut tho
neoule gonerally do not hold to any
Theory of foul Play. When Wllllams
llfted tho body partly out of the water ho
found thnt tho man had-on a ooat and
shirt but no tmusera'and no undor
clothlng. The supposjtlqn down thero
ls that he was a sailor who waa orosslng
the county from tho James Rlvor to the
Clilekaborn'ny. and attomptlng to swlm
the latter .tr.am at "Wlnn's landing wns
selzed with cramps and drowned. He had
partl. undreased, r'obably to fa.l.l.atfl
hi* .wlmmln*. He was buried at the
hlgh water merk on Wednesday nt the
expen-e of the county. Nothlng1 about
the clothlng served to Identify him, even
to *lv|ng th* least clue,
Thls |s the second man ln a compara?
tlvely short tlme who ha^ been found
dead near Wlnn's landing.
MR, W. aTgATHRIOHT AT
.THE VIROINU HOSflTAl.
Mr. Willlam A' ?-t'***'_.(*.'.he wld-ij^
known nlnuinno culculator of I'm-in-y.,
Vq? |s at tho Yh'Kliila Houpitu), eufl'O.'
..pff from ft -vralned ar-We,
attrnct thelr attention. So she lay upon
the floor. suffi-rlng nnd wlthout help.
By eorno moans Mrs. Ilaynos got tp ner
a ploco of pnpor, upon whlch sho scrlbbled
a fow words, rornurklng alxmt her curl?
ous feeling and tho bollof that she was
dylng. Tho noto was addrossod tr. ho
ono, but It oontalned u prithetid farowcll
whloh mlght bo noell by hor husband In
caso ho came too lnto to seo hor allvo,
Two othor such notes wero wrltton. Ono
told hor Blstor good-byo. The thlrd con
talnod the pnthotlc ntatemont tlmt sho had
put thn sofa plllow under hor hoad and
that sho now folt moro comfortnblo,
FOUND BY HER NEPHENV. !
Untll 3 o'clock Thursday aftornoon Mrs,
Hnyrios continued in hor solltary oondl?
tlon, Thon hor nophew, Lynwood Harris,
a boy of fourteen yoars and a student In
the Rlohmond Aoadomy, entered tho room
and saw hor. With hls asslstanco she
nianaged to roach tho bed. The boy thon
gavo tho alarm, and medlcal attention was
at onco soourod and Mr. Haynes sont for,
Dr, Wllllam S, Gordon, tho tnmlly pliynl
elan, pronounoed hor troublo pnralysls of
the- braln, nnd stated tho bollof that she
hnd Huffered two strokos. Botweon the
llrst and tho second sho rcgalnod con
Bciousnosa nnd wroto tho throo notes.
Evory offort wns mndo to nave Mrs.
Haynes, but wlthout efteot. Hor forebod
Ing that sho was to dlo, oxprossed ln tho
frirowell noto, was not a mlstako. Aftor
llngerlng through tho nlght sho passed
quiotly away about U o'clock yesterday
Betrldes hor husband, who is qulto well
known In the clty, Mrs, Haynes loaves
srtvoral brothors and slsters, as follows:
Mr. L. XV. Harris, of thls clty: Mrs. T.
H. Pnrklnson, of thls clty; Mrs. XV, N.
Smlth, of Newport Nows, and Mlss E. D,
Harris,' of Hollins. Mrs. Haynee.wns a
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John T. Harris,
of Now Kent county. ?
Tho funoral wlll tnko placo at 4 o clock
Bunday afternoon from the Vemable-Btroot
Baptist Church, of Whlch Mrs. Haynes
had long boen a mernhor. Tho servlces
wlll be conducted by the pastor, Dr, XX.
T. Dor.letix, nsslsted by the Rev. J. 8.
Dlll, of .Frederlcksburg. Tho Interment i
wlll be mado ln Hollywood,
Antl-Saloon League Scores
Vlctory by 33 Majorlty. ?
NO LICENSES GRANTED
The Town Council Asked That Election
Be Held For Their Guldance?A
Warm Campaign Between Lee
and Haskins is Already on.
'pLACiCSaJONE, VA';; MuVdh Zt.-rTho
Antl-Saloon Leaguo has scofed its flrst
vlctory here to-day, os' the result of tho
olectlon held to dotermlno whether .or not
the Town Councll should grant llquor 11
conses for tho noxt year. The majority
In their favor was thlrty-threo, whlch was
qulte a surprlse to all.j lt baving boon
oxpected that the vote-wouid be much
clusor. As has boon. provlously roported,
thls waa not a legal electlon, but . one
called by the Towii Council as a' gulde
to them ln acting upon tho applicatlons
for llcenso undor tho poculiar condltlons
rcsultlng from the fatluro of tho new
Constitution to provldo for tho holdlng
ot elections. Tho present Councll haa to
hold over. Dcslrlng to act ln accordanco
wlth tho wlshes of a majorlty ot tho
peoplo, tho Councll called for thls expres?
slon from thom.
At ono tlme thls morning lt waa thought
tlio whole thing wouid break up ln dleor
der us thoro was qulto a wrar.glo among
the Councll'at Its specrnl meotlng in do
tcrmlning who Bhould bo entltled to par
tlclpato in the oloctlbn, It waa flnally
rostricted to tho reglstered voto. All dur?
ing the votlng whlch waa oxoltlng at
times, applicatlons wouid be , made by
those entitlod to a vote, but who had
fnlled to reglBter, A rocord of these wae
1-ept togethor wlth tho way thoy wished
to vote. In summlng up at tho closo of
tho polls It was ascertained thut theso
wouid not have affectod the general result,
whlch wouid stlll havo beon agalnst ll?
censo, The Councll had another mootlng
nfter the canVass ot tho vote, and acting
In accordanco thcrewlth, retusod all tho
Thore ls aome talk ot not accoptlng tho
results, but of taking the matter lnto
tho courts. Tha chances aro, however,
thnt thls wlll not bo dono, sinco tho In
tentlon of tho law, as prescrlbed by the
amended charter ot tho town, has boen
carried out as bost it could. The moetlng
of tho Council to-night waa vory harmo
nioiiB. and six out of tho soven mombers
voted ngalnst the grantlng of llconso, al?
though some of thoso aro known as wet
'nen- ' . '.. _ .
Tho next flght, and one whlch ls already
on is thnt botweon H. E. Leo and Meado
HnsHine for the Houee of Delogate. from
Nottoway and Amolin, to sucoeed R. G,
Southall, reslgned, Already the lndlca
tlons nre that it wlll bo warm tn the
cxtreme, with Intlinatlons that InoldontB
bordering on tho sonsational may bo inter
YOUNG LADY HAS
Result of Attempted Assault
on Mrs. H. B. Kelly ln
News has Just reached her* of an at?
tempted assault by two negroes ln Now
Kent oounty a few daye ago upon Mrs,
Ii. H. Kelly. who waa formerly a Mlss
Rlves, of Manchester, whore she stlll haa
Detalls of the happonlng aro mea.re In
tho eittreiiio, Mrs. Kelly teachoa school
near Walltur's, ln New Kent, and she
walks to and from her home, whlch Is
about a mlle und a liulf cllstunt. A few
days ago, whllo walking elong tho road,
sho waa met nud uceoatotl by two ne?
groes. To what extent thoy moloated her
[h not Known. Bhe succeeded ln brenklng
away from thom, and hns now armed hor?
solf wlth n plstol, whlch olin purpoaos to
"Vou can but your llfo It wlll Uo. a iloud
nogro who troublva her ngalu," auld her
Wother here yesterday.
His 12-Months' Compro?
Three Warrants Issued for
llllclt Sale of Whlskey.
DAY'S CASE IS PUT
OFF UNTIL APRIL 3D
rle Offers to Glvo a Bond of * 1,000
That No Intoxicants Wlll Be Found
In HisStoreln Twelve Months.
Thls Is a Vlctory for the
Antl-Saloon League of
(Spoelal to Tbt TtmM-Dlipiteb.)
AMHERBT, VA., Muroh 27.?Amheiwt
has beon conslderably stlrred up for the
past two daya by an Investigation. whloh
ls bolng conducted ln the courthouse by
Justlco Edgur Whltohead, tho objoot of
whlch Ib to break up or suppressthe al?
leged llllclt salo of lntoslcantfl in thls
local option \ town.
. Justloa Whltohead summoned thlrty
seven witnesses last woek by vlrtue of
authority givon undor sootion 8021 of the
Code of Vlrglnla, whloh glves a Justloe
power. when he suspeots partles of ro
tuiling ardent splrits wlthout lloenso. The
investigation was entered upon yesterday,
and will be oontlnuod from day to day
untll April 3d. Eighteen of the wltneeses
wer%, oxamlned, and some very damaglng
evidence was brought out agalnst Drug
gi_c S. A. Day. This morning when court
was openod Mr. ? Day made a proposltlon
to the Justlco tp oomprotnlse upon , the
followlng oondltlons, if propeodlngs agalnst
him .were suspehded!
,.._. . .-ece&.Ity, ...
wVuld forfolt |f any IntoKlcanta should.
be found "wlthln hls.! drug.storo ; at any
tlmo wlthln the noxt twelvo months; and.
ho, Justlco Whltohead... mlght appolnt a
vigllanbe committoo. of . throo, who coum
havo the rlght to come in and mako a
senroh bf hia storo at -.any tlme, and
should they flnd any whlskey or other
Intoxicants not. allowed,-by a druggist,
he would forfolt-the ponaltyp. his bond.
Aftor thla proposltlon was mado Jus?
tlco Whltehead adjourned tp. meet agaln
on the 3d day. of Aprll, nt whlch tlmo
ho wlll doclde whether ho will acopot Mr,
Day's offer or proceod with tho invosti
gatlrin. During tho oxamlnatlon ot wit?
nesses the Justloe found sufflclent ovl?
donce agalnst three other partles Jiore to
iseuo warrants agalnst them 'or ihe llllclt
snle of whiskoy ln tho town. These three
wero Mrs. Ellon Tyree, who runs a bonrd
Ing-house in town, opposlto Day s drug
store" Charles W. Jones, Jr.. and^Day.
Jackson; colorod, who was stylod by At?
torney Thomas Wht-0hen~tas a capper.
T C Payne reprcscntod the defendants,
while Thomas Whltehead ohamploned tho
cause of the Antl-Saloon League of Am?
VIRGINIANS SAIL FOR
EUROPE FROM BOSTON
.BnecUl to Tlio '_lmo?.Di?pat_h..
TtOSTON, MASS., March 27,-Among the
snloon passengers salllng to-raorrow on
tho Domlnlon llner Commonwealth for'
Southern European ports aro Rov. Ar
ihur Rowbottom and XV. E. Ro^rtson,
of Roanoko, Va. Brlgadlor-General Wood
ls also a passenger, on route for ,tno
GEN. SAN MIGUEL
AMONG THE KILLED
Hls Body Thought to Be One
of Those Left by Insurgents
on the Fleld of Battle.
.By AMOClnte- PreM.)
MANIDA. Mnrch 27.-Two companies of
Maccabebo soouts slgpnlly defoatod the
maln body of San Mlguel's forco to-doy.
lt |3 believed San Mlguel was kllled.
Lloutenant Reeso was seriouely wound?
ed. Tho scouts lost three mon kllled
nnd had elo.on wounded. Tha enemy
oecupled an entrenohod posltion mldwny
betweon Mariquliia and San Franolsco
dol Monte, and had erected a stone fort,
whlch was garrlsoned by 200 men. The
dret and fourth oompanles of Macca
bebos, oommandod by Llqutennnts Roose
and Nlokornon. respeotl-vely. attacked the
onemy'o posltion, but, as the scouts wero
esposed to tho llro of tho enomy In
a mannor whlch placed the Muceaiiebe.
at a dlsndvantage, the lleutenants de?
clded. after en hour's fightlng, to sur
round the posltion and chargo, nfter
havlng dlvlded thelr comr~inl~s. Tho
two oKlc-rs then led ft gallant and suc?
cessful charge, during which Lleutenant
Ueese waa sevoroly wounded.
Tho enemy then broke nnd ran, leavlng
forty-llvo men 'l0'ul otl tllf3 fle1'1' lnollu1'
Ing a general olllcor, who is b.Ilov. . to
bo San Mlguel, though hls ldenUtl.at._n
Lleutenant-Colonel Meyer, of tU
_.|nr_nth Infantry, has boen ordered to
Surals*"- lo assunio ~ommand of the
troops there nnd dlrect th> operatlona
of the three <1. tuchii!,.ut- whlch aro pur
sulnfc. th- bnndlt bam'l. Aililltlonal tr.-pi.
aro to b$ sont to Surulguo lutor on.
J. S. Williams Made ar;
Offer for Its Control
INQUIRY INTO THE
There Was Talk of Formlng <t
Holdlng Securities Company
BIQ FINANCIERS ON
THE WITNESS STAND
John W. Qatee T_n? of Becurlng Con
trol of the Stock of th* Road and
of Selllng I. ?t eBlgAd
Suggested a Vot
(By J__~x~?t?<_ Fnss.)'
~?~V TOIlK. Maroh -rTz-The Xnter.
state Oomineroe Commlsaktn met bere
to-day to lnvostrgats the tarnlag orer ".
of the Loulsvllle and Naohrtlle Ra__ro*4.,
oontrol to the Artlantlo Coaet Une.
Edwln Hawley, aa asslstant of John "W.
Oates, sald he attendod sevoral ocmfer
enoes looklng.to the sale of the Louls
vlllo and Nashville line to J. P. Morgan.:.
J. a Willlame had offered ?30 to. *__B"
for the controlllng Interest ln the stock
of the road. George W. Perklns, the
witness sald,'roipresented Mr, Mbrgan.at,
these conferences, whlle.Mr. Oates was .
tho prlnclpal. on the other slde.
"We had nothlng to do with the rela-.
tlons to the varlous roads," the witnesa ';?
sald; ,"wo were dlscusslng the posslbllity.-.
of obtaining the Loulavlllo aud Nashville -?
stook, and we talked of notO-ing elso."
John F. Harrls, of Harris, Gates,__ Co... _
?ald. that when the option was sold. to .1/.
P, ^Morgan :?&?' Co. hia .. nrm controlled'.;.
200.000 eharea and that tho prlce. pulti ;
was *1-S to,SU0.( "'Wo ?.ot, .$130 JEoi;_lto,t.0_-*
**B^'rieli?~a'n'd..Si<i')' for ,'ltl-Ob:reni"aTnmg..'i'iJi;-' ?
':'<~~).". '.*??'.?..?*;. -' ";' ;?
. j. S. Williams, of'.the . 9.aboard .'Air',,
Line,sald he asked Mr. Perklns wh~t~:~r
Mr. Morgan would , soll tho LuuigviUu
and Nashville, atid-that Mr. Perklns '?;-.
plled ? that lt was not llkely that '.Mr.
Morgan would soll to any intorests ,.li:~'..-.'
f.Mn oould. not1 control, and then oski<?t
tho prico. of tho Seaboard Air Llno. Ho i
understood it was Mr. Morgan's idn.a to
soll Loulsvllle, and Nashvilki to intorests
that would not confllct wlth tho South?
orn Rallroad. .
Mr. Wllllams sald ho made.a memo-.' .
randum of the Jntervletv Just- :after lt
oeourred, ? ahd oould not, be mlstnken. .
The memorandum was read and contalrt
od a paragraph to the effect that Mr...-.,
Porklns aald J. P. Morgan & Co. mlght
oonsldor an offer to buy the Loulsvllle;
and Nashville as an lndependent trans?
VOTTNO TRTJ-TT. ;
Mr. Wllllams sald ha suggested the:
formatlon of a votlng trust to run the
Loulsvllle and Nashville qorop*iB<>d of the
Atlantlo Coast . Line, the Soaboe~._, Alr.
Une and J. P. Morgan & Co, Neither ?
the Atlantlo Coast Llno nor the - Sea- .
board, he aald, ls really ln competltlon ;.
wlth tho Loulsvllle and Nashville Rall?
road. Men oorvsldsred them as connect?
lng llnlcs, Asked who controlled tha At?
lantlo Coast Llno, he sal dhe understood -
Mr, Walters and hls Immedlate assool
ates, "but there are always rumors to
be dlscountod." .
C, G, Gatos, son of John W. GateeV
sald, as a member of the flrm of Harrls/
Gates & Co., he gai.e orders to purchase
stock, and bought some hlmself on tho
It wan the Intentton to sell at a proftt/
lf poseiblei lf not to operate the -road.' '.'
It was not the Intentton to comer the .
stock. Tho object was to obtaln control .
of tho road and not make any flnanolal'
John XX'. Oates was the next witness.
Ho testlfTed that, besldes the 206,000 Louls-*
villo and Nashville shares hls Byndlcate
held, they controlled 100,000 shares helt^
by Hawley and Davla. A^sked as tq
when ho first conferred wlth J, P. Mor
gan & Co. about' selllng the oontrol, Mr, .
"Well, Mr. Bchwab came to me from
j. p. Morgan & Co. He called me up
at about 3 o'olock in the mornlng of Aprll
llth nnd asked what I was gaJtlg to
do. The markot had boen a little nervous'
tho day bofore. I told him I would seo
Mr.Ferklns In the morning."
He'eaw Mr. Perklns noxt day, nnd
Mr, Porklns wanted a thlrd of the stoclc
"I told hlm," sald the witness, "'*_ ,
oonldn't thlnk of it."
Mr. Porklns then asked for e. prico ?
for half tha stook. and Mr, Gates ?nid
he would oonsult wlth hls collengues,
Ho saw Mr, Porklns next day nnd told
hlm he understood tha property was very -
valuahle and would pay to hold,
USUALLY FOUND BACKERg.
Askod as to whether. Mr, Porklns rn'd
nnythlng about witness belng fc dnn.f",
niis person to handla such property, ,V,r.
"No, I'vo usually found hackers wh. ?-.?
1 saw proflt." He 'lad a nurnb.r of p--:,.
ferencos wlth hl~ assocl.ites- tuul :i two
hevr's talk wlth Mr. Perklns,
"I told hlm," said Mr. Q-t.s, "tlt-i! I
would racommend my assocnVtei to acci t
181 for one-third, 130 for one-?hird nnd !W
fci tho balance of tha 8'.l,0'yr',"...<t?vs we
.ititrnllad If all were taken. Mr. Per. in.
snr' tho prlce was too hlgh,"
Mr, Gates sald hls exnuilnatlo.) of the
Lou'svlllo and Nashville nccoinits had Jn
dured hlm" to boll.ve thn properly -.i-.-o
valuablo than lt was generally held (o
IM!, There waa no reason, he ?:* d, why
h> cculd not rnanage the road ?s ?c||
a.1 tho Ausust Belinont boarj. b>it i?
soemol *?vl?e to tako the prollta wlthout
?U_ troublo or rlsk. Wlttie.- t-M cf
making the contract giving J. P. M.rrfan
and Company an option on tho property^
i.i a sald he wus asked tor a ?U m^nlh*.
\oxtensloM of tlm* Sometblng was saU _-(,