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w?^iBfl^^:'l8BffiBft I WHOLE NUMBER, 16,221.
RICHMOND, VA., WEDNKSI)AY,.APRIL 22, 1903.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
SMARY QF DflY'S NEWS
WASII1NOTON. Aprll ?.l.-Korecast for
Wednceday nnil Thursdny:
Vlrglnla ntil North Carollna? Gonorally
falr wedhesdny and Thiiraday; llght to
frerh north wliids.
Thore wns no complnlnt ori 1 h?j scoro of
tlio wdftthcr yo.toiday. lt wna a ploasant,
uprlnglikc da.v, wlth cnoiiKh ehlll In tho
ntr tO mako lt Invlgoratlng. To-day wlll
plobably bd llkowltio.
HTATE OF THE THERMOMETER.
? .\. .M. 63
|2 M. 67
i r, m.cs
6 P. M. 61
? P. M. 52
U tnldnlght . 6],
Avcrago . Wi
lllghpst lempernturo yostorday. fi5
Jxiwoat lomneraturo yontprdny. 52
Mean temperalure yeatcrday..... fil
Normnl tcrhperaturo for AprlKTi. 65
Doparture from normal temporature. 09
]'j?i-lp|talloii durlng pant 21 hourB... .05
A \ II 22. 1003.
Bun rlaba.6:28 I IlIGH T1DE.
Run sets ....r,!.V) Mornlng.12:43
Sloon rlaes...2:3fl | Evenlng. 1:01
Pctltlona asklng lhat the Trlgg ahlpyard
bi'. ndjudlr-ativl lnnknipt-Ynung lady
i.. ..hlili- :i yVi'ing iik'.ii for (in allcRCd In
tuii-Rlchnmnd flnn kpIh a preat to
bacco contraot-Jall C'ominlsalon pro
tioui.ois now KlrtU'lure Ineompleto, but
llty iifcint pay for gatne-County saloona
to pay clty flcorisea?Appcal to Flnanca
Commlttco for monoy for Hattlc Abboy
Rnd Btuart monumcnl?Nnmo of mnn
who kllkd hlmsr-lf betleved tn be Fulks
?Alfred Sandrldge aont lo tlie grand
Jury-Jamcatowri Mll auro to paaa thc
tionate tO-morrow-Meaaure almed at
ChrlKtiau SclentlalB adoptcd by both
branchoB of tho Leglalaturc?Joseph Jct
forsoil cornlng hore BOOn-Amherst coun?
ty polltloB-Plcnty of miiHlc for Cou
fedcrate Rctmlon at New Orleans?Blll
on"or<d to femoVe the ipmalns of tho wlfe
and daughter of Prcsldcnt ^mcj Monroo
to Ilollywood?Splendld perfortnance of
Mask and Wlg Cltib-brerich contraot
for Vlrginia tobacco to bo awardcd fioon
?DfatinKulshod educatora reach Rlch
mond; propramme for tho Educatlon Con
vj'iitlon, whlch meots thls cv^nlng-Cor
poratlon Commlsslon blll comes up In the
Benate to-day?Kcv, I3r. Kcrr may ac
cnpt a c.ill to Baltlmore-Weddlngra tbls
pvcnlng-Plaha bclng conpldfr^d td ald
tho Chriitlan Advoca,te. MANCHESTBR
-Watch and clialn Htolcn In Swansboro
??lia?iar a crerit succcss; proRramme for
to-nljjht-l^uncral scrvlccn-Trlp of
ElKa lo Riltlmore-Appllcatlon for a
pardon-Mr. RobertyRass br-tter.
Wyaor menllbhed for Congroas from
Klnlh Dlatrlct-Pfistor gustalncd by
conrt I'n negro church row in Potersburg
?-Rov. Georpo Stuart to coxiduct rcvlval
sen'tceB in Pi.-teraburg?Sew buildinga
for Wasbington and L,oo?-General J. C.
Brecklnrldge's triliuto to Uio InstltutP
A. T. Emlr/oy recommcndcd for Judge In
Frcderlcksburg-Rlchmond chosen aa
i:cxt meetlng place by Junlor Ordor Amer
lcan Mechanlca-Polltlcal altuutlon In
Zv'orfolk-Klrst ahlpmcnts of eottnnsoed
Oll from that port-Goo. P. Terry leavca
valuable estatc ln Mccklonburs-Rob
crt Jlnmllton convlctfd of Ravensworth
triiln wrr-cklng and glvcn (Utoen ycara
Kcv/ bank, canncry And waBon factory at
Claremont-LIceDaea for saloon-s hcld In
nbeyanco In lyiin^nhurg-Royal Arcamnn
Councll In aopslon ln Ronnokt;-Great
Jnjury to En?tcrn Shoro pottuo crop
Toutig man dles at Gate Clty from accl
(tcntal Injurlcs-No Unuor Hcr-rifiOK grant
.<i ln Piif-ylvanla-Dr. R. IJ. Pitt de
llvera addr?sa at Alcxandrla church con
Lenrilal-;?Chargo of hiackmall at Newpdrt
News dl^m!.".";. <i-Xciv n.itlonal bank or
ganized at Nowport Nows-Cannery to
b<? bullt on Cheaapcake and Oblo prop
nly at Wllllifmsburg. Marrlages-J. C.
Hofholmer and Mlss Bo>-slo Wtay Hlrsch
l?r In Xorrolk; L, T. ITardnn a:id Mlsa
Gvrtrude A. Mlllor In Southampton; R. C.
RaundorR and:Mrs. I.ucy R. MIIls In Fred
Bricksburtr; E. P. Harppr and Mlss Otella
Rogcra ln Plttsvlvanla; Thomas Garrett
and .Mis:i Bllaa Walker at Vaahtl; M. E.
Joiics a?id MIsb Llzzlo Morgnn In Arvo
r.Ia. Dcatha-John H. Parklnson at
v\Varn?nton; Mtb. IxiuIb C. .Toaepb.In Terro
Haute, Ind; Mra. N'owell Combs at
Gladosboro; Mrs. Sarah J. Ruffner In Fau
quler; John Wr. Pcrklnson In Warrenton;
jiimes jratincv In Cliarlotte, N. C; Mra.
J. M, Moonftv In Cha.-lotteHvllIo: G. L.
nshlln ln Dahvlllp; I">r. W.'.S. RobortFon
ln 1'lttsvlvanla; Wamer T. Gray ln Berry
Capltol Clty Club to apond monoy ln
beautlfylng lis lino apartmcnt club-house
a.t Ralcigb?Several charlers granted by
tho Seorotary of stato?Corporatlon
i 'ommlsalon hoars tho complalnts of ahlp
t?.rs?Mothpr and child drowned near
Eljzaboth Clty?Crownlng of tho Queon
of Carnlval and tlio coronatlon ball at
I.lpiitenant-Goyernor L?o. Of Mlssourl,
who la wantPd ln the boodlo caae ln St.
Jyouls, la sald to bo ln Staunton, Vtt.
Moro troublo In Metropolltan Club ln
Washlngton cver tho rojectlon of tho
natno of Adjutant-General Corbln, of thc
army-Coinmandant Dunlap, of thc
naval statlon ln Porto Rlco, daro not
cciiiio out of tho Btatlon for fear of belng
aircslcd on smuggllng clmrgo, and tb?
nolko aro not allowod to po In to rnaka
llm arrest-Now York pollcii aro puzzled
atlll ovcr the barrol murdcr-Flve pcr
nona kllled In wrock on tho 'Frisco road
.?Mr. W. 3. Uryau ln Bpeoch to Prc-aa
Aaaorlatlon makes a bltter nttaok on
formor Prosldont Grover Clevpland-All
the Pennsylvanla dally papcra had repro
Bentntlvca at tlio hcarlng on tho llbcl
blll beforo Gpvornor I'onnypuckor?
Stuyvesant I^lah, ,lr., lma ut 'length auc
ceeded ln gottlng on tbo Yalo "Varalty
crew-Vlrginla liunlK-rman tnatlflca to
cliokliiK inan Who is accuacd of iihIiis
malls fimidiilontly In an ondoavor to col
Ject monoy duo hlm-Niimber of army
officers in Alaska aro to bo oourt-martlal
od on chargo of mlauso of pommlssary
BUPPlJeB-May whi'at dl'opa moro than
throo centp on an ondoavor to tinload on
tlio part of tho Arinoiir Intftrosts. but
rally camo qulokly?Now York stork
Bxchango to rnoyo into now cjuartera?
|,uinliiT iniiiiuiai'turors oomplete tholr
tesalona and adjourn?Miss stauffor ap
pointcd Bponsor for Now Orleans at tlie
comlng rpunlon?Mr. Rlrhard caivort
raylor marrles a Maryland bride-Col.
A M Johlison, oiio of tno moat promlnent
riilzons of Chftttanoogn, iilod yestorday
Report that \Y. K. Vandorhllt la to nriarry
Mra. Rutliorfurd belleved, do?plto lnok of
?onllimatlon of tho roport-Uoarlng be
foro Commerce Cornmlaplon of complalnta
of discrlnilnation agair.at railroadf.
TWO BIG BANKS ARE "
TO BE CONSOLIDATED
(By Asaoclatod Preas.)
NEW YORK, Apill 21.?Tho atockhold
ira of tho National Broadway Bank voted
to consolidate wltli tho M^orcantlle Na?
tional Bank. The conaolidatlon wlll go
Into offont tornorrow and the buaJllOBa
af tho Broadway Bank from now on wlll
be conductcd at the heudciuartcrs of tlia
MISS STAUFFER SPONSOR
(Hy Aiaoclnted Presn.)
NFJW OREANS, BA.. Aprll 21.?Mlsa
Myrllo Stauffor has been appointed
iponsor for Now Orleans to lead the
JTnitod Confcderata'Vetorans' parade wlth
[he fourteeu lieralda for the Suuthem
Offlcers Who Were in
Alaska to Be Tried.
A1I Offlcers at Skagway a
the Time Are Implicatcd.
AN IMPORTANT PART
Another Alaska Caso Relates to an Al
leged Shortago in the Accounts of
an Officer Who Clalmed That
His Safe Was Robbed?The
Names Have Not Been
(By AaaoclBted Preaa.)
WASKINGTON, April 21.?Secretary
Root has dlrectetl the court-martial qt a
number of army offlcers In Alaska who
liavo been chargcd with maklng uso of
commissury supplies for thelr Indlvidual
proflt. The papers in the case have been
roferred to Genoral Funston. cornrnand
rig the Department of the Columbla, with
Instructlons to proceed agalnst the of?
It has been more than a year slnoe the
offenBes were committed and sinco that
time tho offlcers havo been under Inves
tlgation. TTTe report of the lnspector
who flrst went ovcr tho caso. covors more
than flve hundred pagos.
One foature of the peculat!on3 was In
connectlon with handllng potatoes. Large
supplies of thTs vegctablc were sent to
tho post and they were urned over to
tiadlngcompaTnyat a high rate. Although
In tho hands of the tradlng company the
potatoes wero carrlod on the books of
the comriilssary officer as stock in hand
until some" officer made purchasfe3 from
tho company, whcn the stock of peta
toes was reduced to meet the credlt at
the eompany's offlce and the officer mak?
lng the purchnses would be charged with
A1I the offlcers statloned at Skag?
way at tho time wero impllcated. though
it ls stated at the War Department that
there were dlfferent degrees of responsl
Another Alaska case relates to nlleged
shortapo In tho occounts of an offlcor.
The officer clalmod hls safo was broken
nnd the money stolen. The authorltles
declded on a court-marlal.
The nnmes of tho offlcers wero not
mado publio at the department. Most
of them havo changed statlon slnco tho
irregularitles are said to have occurred.
NO REPORT MADE ON
GEN'L BALDWIN'S TALK
<H.r Aosociatud Preaa.)
WASHTXGTON, April 21.?Secretary
Root has heard nothlng from Genoral
Baldwtn regardlng the alloged Intervlew
a fow days ago In which the General
spoko of colored troops and Flllplno sol
dlers. Colonel Mllls, Inspector-General.
was sent from Washington to Denver to
make a complcte Investlgatlon of tho af
falr nnd with a vlow of having a ca-=e
prepared by tho War Department, shonld
It be determtned to proceed further afler
the report from General Baldwln ls re
celved. It is not expected that Colonel
Mllls will make a report until hls roturn
MAY CALL ON COURTS
There Is soma talk of tho OttWBtlan
Rclentists taklng tho Ilarvey medlcnl blll
to thn Suprcme Court In order to test lts
constitullonnllty on the ground thnt It
abrldges tho rtght of free rellglous bellef.
They made a strong flght both In
tho Benato and Houso ngalnst the blll
and ln favor of an amendment to exempt
IS IN VIRGINIA
Lleut.-Governor Lee Wanted
ln Boodle Cascs Said to
Be In Staunton.
(By Assoctnted Preaa.)
BT. LOUIS, MO? April 21.-The Bt. Louls
grand Jury tomporarlly adjoumed to-day
to enable Circ\ilt Attorney Folk to *rlve
hls attentlon to the trlal of tho loeal bood
lers cases. Folk held a conference with
Robert E. l-.ee, respecting tho return or
hls brother, Lleutenant-Governor Leo.
Aftor the conference Mr. Folk said he ex
peeted Govornor I^eo to return to St.
Louls Thursday or Frlday,"
Governor Dookery telegraphed Clrcult
Attorney Folk to-day that he ha<] reoelv
ed word that Lleutenant-Governor Lee
ls ln Staunton, Va.
Whcn tho grand Jury convoned this nf
ternoon, lnqulry was bogun Injo tho moth
ods used to fnvor cortaln race-track In
terests duilng the closlng days of tho
forty-llrst general assombly.
thrrn<>e)rea from lts ppor.lflcntfon.i, ftr.d
In bolh thoy lost, tho Knllam Cnncer
Hospltal, the Keeley InstltMlo nnd the os
teopaths havltig secured tho protectlon
60 fur th^re hns heen no deflnlt'3 nr
rnngemont looklng io taking the rnatter
Into tho courts, but it would nauso no
Riirprlse should it rvnnllj' be tnken np in
nrdT that tho etatns nf the Chrlstlan
Hclentlpts may be sottled onco for all.
WILL MEET TO NIGHT
The Flnnnoe Commlttee wlll meet to-'
nlght at 7:3fi o'clock, whPn all appllcatlons
for a reduction of llccnse tax submittrrt
to the noard of Aldermon wlll be conRid
tred. The Re-sslon promlces to bo qulto
lenglhy, as an effort wlll be mnde to hear
from all of the petltloners, nnd each man
wlll bo accorded an opportunity to pre
sent hls caso at length.
MEN AND OFFICERS
friy AJlBoeUted Pre??.>
PENSACOLA. FI.A., Aprlt 21.?Tho
cltlzens of Pensacola last nlght gave a
smokor to tho enlisted men of the fleet
nt tho Armory Hall. Over one thousand
A pecullar featuro of tho occaslon was
the mlngllng of the men and ofMcers to
gether nt a social gatherlng. Admlral
rtigglnson alluded to thls featuro In hls
rcsponso to Ihe toast "The Navy." and
oxprPFsed grcnt satlsfactlon.
Admlral Coghlan responded to tho
toast "Tho Mon Bohlnd' tha Guns."
Colonel T. V. Kesslor was toastmastoV.
The other tonsts woro "Wolcomo," re?
sponded to l>y Jnmoa R. Lnndrum, and
tho "Lndies," to ?vhlch Midshlpman Bris
bln responded. Tho fleet wlll leavo Pen?
Interesting Testlmony in Trial
Jn Baltimore Court.
USED MAILS FRAUDULTLY
This is Allegation Made by Government
Against F. F. Burgess, a Lumber
Dealer?Bought Lumber With
out Paying for It.
(SpeclaJ to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
BALTIMORE. MD., April 21.?Addltlon
al wltne.'ses told Judge Monis and a
al wltnesses told Judgo Morrls ana a.
Jury ln the Federnl Court to-day of
thelr deallngs with F. F. Burgess,-a lum?
ber dealer, who Is on trlal on the chargo
of uslng tho malls in a schemo to" de
Henry T. Mason, of Bloxom, Va., said
that he had sold a car-Ioad of lumber
to Burgess and whcn he fallod to get re
turns, Mason carne to Baltimore. By
stratogy he go lno Mr. Burgess offlce
and trled to havo hls account settled.
Whon Burgess refused, Mason saya he
yiok Burgess by the throat and threat
ened to beat hlm.
"I am lh your hands," said Burgess,
ntatlng a patent fact and the soft answer
seems to havo turned away wrath.
The Hlnto Bhlngle Company, of Mun
ford, N. C, sent threo cw-loads of shln
gle3 to Mr. Burgess, so it was testlflcd.
They were worth $540.
Two visfts to BaltlmoTe to seo Mr. Bur?
gess were mnde by a reprosentatlve of the
company and on each occaslon $5 was re
celvod on account.
Burgess to-day took tho stand ln his
own behalf, and testlfled that he had to
sell lvnfi'bgr for i'ess than It cost him.
Lumber, he said, was "not as good as
It Is alleged by the government that
Burgess hy menns of correspondence ln
dnced lumbermen throughout tho South
to shlp hlm large qunntlties of lumber
for whlch he pald Ilttlo or nothlng.
MOVE REMAINS OF
-MRST JAS. MONROE
Blll Offered In the Senate
Yesterday by Mr. W. B.
M!r. McIIwalne, of Peterslmrg, offbr
ed tho following blll In the Bonate yes?
terday, and It was referred to the Flnance.
Whereas, Jamos Monroe, twleo Gov
ernor of Vlrglnla and twice Presldent of
the Unltad Stutes, dlcd In tha cjty of
New Vork, where he was burled and
Whereas, Just prlor to the Clvll War
hls body was rmnoved by authorlty of
tho Stato of Vlrglnla to tho city of
Klchinond, and Intened ln Hollywood
C'emotory, whero It no wrests; and
Whereas, his wlfo and hls elriest duugh
ter, whoee dfuth had preccded lils own,
were burled at Oak i 1111. the old honie
stead In Loudoun county, whlch lias long
slnce passecl out of the possosslon of the
Whereas, It is fltling that tho.se Iowd
onos, though doud, ehould not be Btpu
1. Be It enuotcd by tho General As?
sombly of Virginlu, That the Bum of Mve
hundred dollars &m) or so muoh thereof
as may be necessary, bo and the Bame Is
hereby approprlated for the purpose of
removlng the remalns of Mra.. Monroo
and of her daughter from Oak HUl to
2. That the removal bo undor the direc
tlon of John R- Hooper, superlntend
ent of Hollywood Ceraoteiy, upon whoso
reriulsltlon the Audltor of ]'uh|ic Ac
counts Is liistructcd to dr.aw hls warrunts
upon tho Treasurcr of Vlrglnla. ln such
suins as may bo requiied. for all tho ex
penso eonneeted with tho removal and re
intcrment, not to exceod, in tha aggrogale
tho amnunt hereby approprlated.
8. This ftct Mltull be ln forco from lts
Petitions Are Filed in the
They Wish to Force Shlpyard
WAS A CLOSE RACE
Tho Trlgg Company Glven Until May
llth to Filo lts Answer?Not Yet
' Known Whether the Petitions
Wlll Be Reslsted-No Co
Rjceiver to Be Appoint
ed as Yet.
The Wllllam R. Trlgg Company, ship
bullders, who wore forccd lntc a recelver
bhlp last fall and have ever sinco been
eirSeavorlng to effect a reorganlzatlon,
were yesterday made defciidunts ln a sult
to have thcm declared Involuntary bank
rupts. Petitions were fliecl by credltors,
whose clalms aggregate more than a mil
llon of dollars, aekir.g the Unlted Statcs
Diptrict Court to adjuOicate tho company
bankrupts, To bc more oxact, tho clairr.n
of credltors, includlng lnterr^t. !n tho
cases of the petltloners. amount to about
JI,O4O,00O. Two petitions were filed wlthln
a few moments of each other?one by
Munford, Hunton, Williams and Anderson
end R, G. Blckford, the latler of Newport
News, and tho sccond by Jo. Lano Stern
and Cary Ellls Stern, representing smaller
A Close Race.
There was a close race betweon the at
torneys to fllo the llrst petitlon, Messrs.
Munford. Hunton. Wllllams and Anderson
presentlng their petitlon lirst. nt 4 P. M.
Just ten mlnute3 later the Messrs. Stern
appeared on the- sceno and filed a second
Clerk Brady <>.?au>d BUbpoonas ln eaoh
caae, both returnable May Cth. Tho do
fendant or respotident Is glven until May
llth to fllo hls answer. No Intlmntlon
could.be had last nlght as to tho plans
of the company. wether or not they wlll
tcslst the petitlon.
The flrst petitlon wns filed on behalf of
tho Seahoard Steol Castlng Company, a
corporatlon ehnrtered under tho laws of
the Stnto of Ponnsylvanln, but tho attor
r.eys represented half a dozen other cred?
ltors, whose claims aro embraced in the
petitlon. The Messrs. Stern filed thelr
petitlon on behalf of thelr cllents, the
Frederlck Post Company. of Chlcago.
Here Is tho list of credltors uniting ln
tho petitlon filed by Messrs. Munford.
Hunton, Wllllams and Anderson nnd 7t.
G. Blckford, nnd tho amounts of their
clalms are as follows:
Seahoard Steel Casting Co. 4.7SO 61
Jameson, McKenzIe & Evnns.. 1,387 19
Commerclal Trust co., deed of
trust with intorest from De
MR. JULIAN HILL
W1LL WED TO-DAY
To Be Married to Miss Lucy
Coleman Delancy Kearney
InWashington at Noon.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
WASHINGTON, D. C? April 21,-Tho
marrlugo of Miss Luoy Coleman Delancy
Kearnoy, of this clty, to Mr. Jullan Hlll,
of Richmrmd. wlll tnko place in this clty
at noon to-morrow.
It wlll bo a social event of note. The
followlng Rlchmorid people arrlved here
lo-ntght, In company with the prospoe
tlvo brido-groom. and aro staylng at the
Miss Lllly Hlll. Miss Mlldrod Hlll, J.
L. Hill. Mr. and Mrs. W, M. IHII,
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. P. Mayo, Mr. and
Mrs. H. F. Hawi-s, Miss Donnan, Mias
I.indsov. Mrs. W. K. Addlson, II. W.
Elferson and Bev. P- rianisoru
Another party of Rlchmond people wlll
arrlve ahout midntght to ottend the
weddlng. R. L. Pnrrlsli, Jr., of Coving
ton, Va ' L. J- Owen, of Evansvlllo^ind.,
and Snm P- McFheeters, of St. Louls, ar?
rlve to-nlght to witneea tho ceremony,
WAS NEAR LYNCHING
BY MOB OF NEGROES
(By A?? ?clated l*rts?.)
NASUV1LLE, TENNi', April 21.?Ilenry
Scruggs, oolored, of Frnnklln, Tann.,
charged wlih murdorlng Slmon Jones,
another liegro, no ir Franklln 8'iturday,
had a nnrrow esrapo from a mob of hls
own race lnst night. Shoflff Tuckor, of
Williamson, lcarned yesterday aftornoon
that a mob was rnpidly formlng for the
purpose of lynohlntt Scruggs. Tha negro
was seoretly rerqovocl last nlght to tha
Jall in Nashvlllo. The murder of Jones
ls said to havo been a most brutal one.
WILL MOVE TO-DAY
INTO NEW QUARTERS
(Spefilal to Tha Times-Mspntoh.)
NEW YORK. April 21.?This was tha
last day on whioh tho Stock Exohango
transuctod i)llslno*s on tha Proiluce Ex
i'hange, whero they Hnvo had quartors
durhig tho onn^iruotlon of thelr new
bulldlug. TOrPiorrow thoy wlll move Into
thelr iicHV bullding, but no buslness wlll
ba transact.-.i, the d.iy being glven ?v?.
to tha dcdlciitlon cc-rouionlea,
cember 1, IM2. 1.000,000 00
MefOhaht & Co? Incorpornted. 12,W)2 76
Intornational Sprinklor Co.... 1R0 95
Atnerlcan Steol Castlng Co.... 1,24(5 60
Keosbey A Mattiaon CO. 1.183 85
To thla must be addod Intoroat on nne
nillllon dollars at B por oont. from Do
c<s:nber 1, 1902, to date
Tho olalmantB roprescntcd by Mcssrs.
Stern & Stern and tho amounta of tlioir
Thn Frcdcrlck Post Co. $124 00
Tho Amorlcan Scrow Co. ?. 258-.2
Eugone E. Nlce. 9 4S
Hayden & Derlo.y. 11 R4
Kanawha Ftlel Co. 20S 34
Gran-Q tofaf of amounta of clalma fllod
against tho '\V R. Trlpg Company In the
two petltlona, S1,021,9S2.R7. exclttslvo of
coata and Interost in tho case,
The Plant Not Lost.
Tho cffort to force the company Into
bankruptcy doefl not mean thnt tho sh-lp
yarda are to be loat to Rlchmond rte
cossarlly. On tho contrary tho more op
tlmlstic rcgard the Invohintary bank
ruptoy procoedlng as moanlng ultlmatoly
tho salo of tho plant and therpaftor tho
reaumptlon of the s.imo wlth a botter prow
pect of profltable oporatlon. Unleaa tho
company can miike lt appear to tho couvt
that lt haa a roasonable proapcct of 1 q
udating Ita Indebtedncss. lt wlll bo forcod
Into' bankruptcy and that wlll moan tho
aalo of the plant to aatlnfy the clalma
ogalnRt lt. These are tho supply credt
tora. who hav? been waltlng llvo monthB
for tholr money. Thelr actlon In apply
Ing- for adjudicatlon of the company as
bankrupts Is taken to moan that they
aro not hopeful of the auocosa of tho ef
forts to recognllo the company. The Rlch
mond crcdltora oxprosaed a willlngneaa
to mako any concosslon to insuro tho re
sumptlon of tho plant, but othora wero
unwllllng to mako the noccssary concea
Miss Louise Lovelace Cow
hldes Mr. Atlee.
HUSBAND HELD REVOLVER
Young Lady Alleges That Mr. Atlee In
sulted Hcr, but He Denies That
He Had Any Intention of
As tho result of an allegod insult to
Misa Louii-e Borelaco, formerly Mra.
Clifton Bowera, ono of tho lady walt
resses at klrkwood's djning roora, No.
1208 East Maln Street, Mr. Jacob Atlco,
a woll-known young clerk eraployed at
tlie Old Domlnion whaif, was cowhlded
Followlng up what Misa Bovelaco con
struud as an Insultlng- remark, made to
hor ln the presonce of two of hor com
panlons at Klrkwood's on Monday nlght
about S::V) o'clock, as they woro about
closlng the place, early yesterday morn?
lng she ,armed herself wlth a new cow
hlde, proceoded to tho Old Domlnion
wharf and struck M_r. Atloe a number
Mr. Bowera, her former huabind, wlth
wliom hor relations are friendly, accom
panled her and stood by wlth a pistol
whlle the cnstlgatlon was ln progresa.
Mr. Atloo sald Iart -.iluhf that he had
not had any ldea of Insultlng Miss Bove
lave; that she had mlscotistrued a chance
remark ho had mnde whilo llghtlng a
clgar prlor to leaving tho restaurant
"Tho cowhldlng amountod to nothlng,''
ho sald. "There wore only three blowa.
I then oaught tho whlp and Mr, Bowera
drow lila pistol, threatonlng to ahoot mo
If 1 struck Miss Bovelaco. whlch r had
no ldea of dolng."
Tho cmployors of Mj\._Atleo speak In
tho hlgheat torms of hls chnractor.
The samo is truo of Miss Lovelace,
who la regnrded by Mr. Klrkwood as a
most oxcollent young lady ln ovory way.
But City Attorney Declares
Question Cannot Be
Candldly lt may bo statcd that the dlf
forenoe ovor tho sottlement wlth tho
Stewurt Iron Works for oxtra work dono
on tlio now ctay Jn 11 has aasiimed tho pro
portlons of a nualdlo, as a result of whlch
Uhi-BB hlffiilly constltutod bodlea?two
Counoll Oommlttees and the JalJ Coin
mlssion?aro wondurlng whcre thev ar>?.
Tho contractlnjj bullders, however," aeom
to bo Bafe, and ara consoqiiontly wony
lng llttle pver the stnte of affalra whloh
eonfronia tho muntclpal governmont.
City Atturney Pollard yesterday a'fter
noon took the vlow that tho Jolnt coni'er
ence betwenn the Coinmlttees on Grotnuls
and Ruildlnga and Flnanco, authoilzefl
and Instructod by thelr paront bodlea to
thoroughly Invostlgato tho, question of
pa 'inent for extrus, haa no vlght logally
to formulate n report, or that any report
mado by them wlll be of no valuo, He
holds the lnatter has alroady been sottled
b; the rtrst-named committee, under
whoaa supervlslon tha prlson ha? been
erooted. Thla rosult la regurded aa ilnal
by the legnl ndvlser of tho qlty!"
When the oplnlon was read yeaterdoy
aftornoon, tlie two bodlea bolng ln ges
slon, there was nothlng for them to do
but adjouru. Thls Uiey did.
Bo, for tho tlmo belng, lt looked aa ir
the problom had been eolved, but now
comea tlio Jall Coiiimlsslon wlth a lengthy
report, ln wlih:h tlioy aot forth tliat the
prlson. Is lnadoquato, tncornplete and poor
ly construotert, Thoy uiro that the numey
for oxtrao-4ti,000?bo not puld unlll tl.e
eontvactors havo lmprovod upon tha
Just what tho Flnanco Commlttao dld
wlth the "report coubi n<>t bo asc?rtalned,
but lt \9 po.-Blbio an oflort wlll lie mado
to peopen Ihe questlou, lf lt cun poaslblv
be dono Icgally.
Prompt Actlon of the
Wlll Almost SurelyBrlngBat
tle Abbey Here.
TEN THOUSAND ASKED
FOR STUART A10NUMENT
This Taken Under Advlsement by the
Flnance Commlttee?Some Telllng
Speechas Made, Last Nlght
The Report at New
Or lean s.
Aftor hearing a delogation of promlnont
cltlnons adVanco welghty nnd cloquent
argumcnts, tho Commlttee on .Flnance
Inst nlght unanlmously reeommended to
the Councll a rosolutlon. providlhg for the
approprlatlon ln the nmiual 'oudgot for
next year $50,000 to be addod to the sum
already lnsured for tho ereotlon of a Con
federate "Battle Abboy" ln Itlchmond.
Followlng thla actlon, whlch wlll meet
with hearty approval from the people at
large, and doubtless be passod by both
branches of the Councll and slgnod by the
Mayor, tho commlttee consldered a peti?
tlon from the Voteran's Cavalry Assocla
tlon, asklng an approprlatlon of $10,000
for tho proposed monument to General J7
E. B. Stuart. No fVnal actlon waa taken,
the body deferrlng tho formulatlon of
thelr report to Invostlgato tho mntter
A STRONG COMMITTEE.
Among thoso who appearod boforo tho
commlttee wero Messrs. George L. Chris
tian, John Lamb, John P. Braucli, Joseph
Bryan, Rev. J, Wllllnm Jonos, Charles T.
O'Forrali, Joseph W. Thomas aitd John
W. Gordon. All wero nilke Intorestod ln
tho two cnuses.
In tho Interest of nn approprlatlon of
J5O.000 for tho "Battle Abboy" Messrs.
Chrlstlan, Joncs, Brnnch and Bryan spoke
earnestly nnd feellngly. urglng a gunran
tco of tho rcquested sum, tho nionoy to
come out of the budget next year. It
was shown tho commlttee th;it It Is ab
solutely necessary that Judge Chrlstlan,
treasurer of tho Confedoratc Memorlal
AsSoclatlon, report at tho Confederate
reunlon at Now Orleans that Rlchmond
had suhscrlbed an amount sufflclent to
make up the needed $200,000, olse some
other clty mlght bo deslgnated as the
prcper plnco ln whlch to looato tho ah
bt-y. A slmplo gunrantee from the Coun?
cll would he sufTlclent.
The spenkers assured tho body that
once tho $200,000 wns ln slglit tho amount
would bo materinlly lncrensed, as a ro
sult of whlch n t?rand odlllce, costlng a
hnlf more, would bo hullt withln tho gates
o'f this hlstorlc old town. Several said
that rather fhnn seo nnolher clty socure
tho abbcy. they would stnnd an nssess
ment for any sum, but they nrgued that
Rlcnmond should pavo the wny by an
approprlatlon. showlng to tho world lts
clcslre to do hnnor to tho causo all South
emers love so donrly.
It wns shown that tho abbey wlll not
only be n handsomo structure, where wlll
he kept rolles of by-gono dnys, but In nddl
tlon wlll sorvo tho purposo of a spnclouo
audltorlum, givlng to Richmond some
thlng slio hns never had and flUIng a
long felt wnnt in this llnp. ?
Tho munlfteence of tho Inte Charles
Bioadwny Rotiss, who ga\o $100,000 to
wards ostablishlng tho abboy, watf ro
ferrert to timo nnd ngaln by Ihe speakors.
Followlng ls n cnpy of tho resolutlons
prosented to tho oommltteo and whlch
wlll doubtless bo favorably reported upon,
In whlch event a speclal sesslon of tho
Ccuncll may bo cnlled to conslder tlinm:
Whereas. the Confedornto Memorlal As
soelntlon has been ehnrtored nnd or
ganlr.ed for the purpose of ?>HtahIlRhlnp
a Memorlal Instltuto or "Bnttlo Abboy,"
In whlch nrA to bo gatherod nnd kopt
sacred thn niomorlnls of the Confederato.
causB nnd of t.hn struggle of tho neopla
of tho Sont.h for constltutional freedom;
And whorens, tho trusteos of said asso
clatlon havo declded to locate said Instl
(Contlnued on Thlrd Tage.)
PLENTY OF MUSIC
FOR THE REUNION
Confederates Say They Wlll
Have No Trouble at All
on That Score.
In referenca to muslo for the reunlon.
Captaln Jamea Dlnklns, dlreotor general
of tha Reunlon Assooiatioci, .,ow Orlouns,
has wrltlen to a frl<end tn this clty the
"I beg to s?y that thero waa not a
word oi! truth ln It- Thero Is no tangle
of any sort In our affalru, but, on the
oontrary, everythlng ls worklng vory sat
lafaotorlly and bouutlfully. Wa have all
tho miiBlo we want, and. could get all
tho muslc w? needed. In the beglmilng,
the Musloians' Unton, feellng unable to
oontrol the requlred number of bands, no
tliled ue that no non-unlon bsnd would
bo pfrroilttod to play ln tha parado. AVe,
thereforo, gav* them notlce that w*
would omploy such bands as we chose,
whethor thoy agreed to partlelpate In
tho parudo or not. It was thon suggest
ed by them that tho Confederato Veto
rans' Reunlon bo put on tha 'unfalr' l|st.
Ttere was eueh a storm of protesta
ugalnst it that notlilng more haa bnen
beard of It,"
Many Delegates to Gon
ference Already Arrived
Agrees Wlth Cleveland on Edt
, ucatlon of ihe Negro.
PROPHESIES A GREA1
Mr. Ogdon Warmly Appreclates Recep
tlon Here?More Than a Hundred
Vlaitora Come In on Palatial
Traln Specially Chartered,
and Rest of Week.
3:30 P. M,?Buslncss meetlng for ?r
ganlzallon and announcementa.
8 P. M.?The formal opening of Con?
ference. Addreaa of Welcome by
Qovernor Montague. Annual Ad?
dreaa of the Prealdent, Mr. Robert
C. Ogden. ,
9:30 P. M.?Receptlon to membcra and
gueata of the Conference by the
faculty of Rlchmond College, at the
All ae8slons wlll be held at Academy
of Muslc, Elghth Street, between
Grace and Franklln.
The dlstlngulshed company of northern
delegatoa to tho Conferonco for Education
in the South, who were expected to usher
In that perlod whlch Rlchmond haa set
apart to tha graat meetlng, come last
nlght, more than a-hundred strong, head
ed by tho prealdent of the conference, Mr.
Robert C. Ogden, of New York.
Tho palatial traln of Pullmana reacbed
Rlchmond Jtist beforo 8 o'clock, unques
tlonably bearlng tho largest number of
wldely known popple ever at a ainglo tlmo
A number of Rlchmond gentlemon from
tho Executk^o and other Coramltteea ot
tho Rlchmond education Assoclatlon went
to Aahland on tho lato Beaboard train,
and there boarded the apecial traln to
boar the grcetlngB ? of ? the Rlch?
mond organlzatlons and escort tho
vlaitorB to the clty. Mr. Ben B.
Valentlno. Mr. W. S. Copeland, Mr. R. A.
Lancaster, Mr. W. A Crenshaw, Mr Lewla
Wllliams, Mr. Meade and other3 com
poaed tho Rlchmond delegatlon. They
wore met on entering the traln by Mr.
Ogden hlmsplf, who knew poraonally Mr.
Valentlne, Mr. Copeland and others from
thla clty. Tho brlef perlod between Aah?
land and Rlchmond was apent In maklns
lntroductlons and hand-shaklng
TN RICIIMOND HOMES.
At Elba many left the traln. GeneraJ
Managof S. H. Bowman, of the Rlchmond
Transfer Company, had carrlages there.
and at the Unlon Depot for the con-i
voyanco of tho -vl.sltors to thelr temporary
homos. The far greatcst number went
to prlvnte rosldences, only a few golnfir
to tho liotels,
Mr. Ogdon, wlth severnl others, wera
drlven to the Executlve Manslon, whero
they wlll be the guesta of the Gr/rernoTa
Tha conferonco prealdent was seen nt
the Manslon later ln tho evenlng. He Is
tho vory Ideal In personal appo:irancn of
tho phllanthroplst: haa a flne face, open.
frank. dlroet In manner, corillal and affa
blp, maklng you feel as if you have known
hlrn long after belng wlth hlm but a
fow mtnutes. Bvery one says of Mr.
Ogden that ho Is a master of detnila.
He wants to see personally to pverythlngr,
and the lmportant facts arn at hls fln
srora end. Thla Is often taxlng, doubtless,
but lt la ona' nf the elements whlch mak?
hlm the great executlve of affalra that h?
Is, Many know lilm as n partnor of John
Wanamaker and manager of tho grcal
Broadway dopartmont store, but far mor<t
as the phllanthroplst who flnds tltna tc
help those around hlm, ehlef nf all to ad
vance the causa>of popular education.
?WON'T BAVE ANOTHER.
Tho "Conference for Education In tht
Bouth" Is a Southern organlzatlon, ye(
Mr. Offdon la a Nnrthorn man. Ife oftei
feela as lf he wnuld llke <o glve the'worK.
over to some one else, but hls aouthern
frfends, approclatliig his ablllty and vrls*
leaderahlp, will not let hlm. They wll|
not let hlm thls tlmo. ira sald last nlgh(
that ho thought the ' conferonco would
have nnother prosidont sooti, diut iils re<
eleotlon la cel'taln. Hls realgnalloft
would not even bo eonsldercd. No man
In thls ooiintry angaged In slmllar worfc,
Is personally tnore popular and mor*
warmly apprcclnted than he,
Mr. Ogden sooms partlculnrly jubflanl
over tho prospects for thls conferencei
Somo thlrty-five yeara ago ho Irlcd t?
got to Rlchmond and forji long tlmo wai
unablo to aucceed, Hla feellng of apprex
clatlon last nlght when he recolved from
ovory one tho moat cordlal receptlon waa
prouounced, and he so exprcased hlmself
In hia frank and cordlal way. n? lUriv?
Rlchmond and Rlchmond people and fr, i
cordlallty of ever)' ona Is very gratafut
not only to hlm, but to nll tha poople'.j
guesta from the North and South.
Aa typlcal of the mnn Mr. Ogd*n at
once began to glve Informattnn In detalj
about the conference. hlmself addlng ln
wrltlng the name of n membar of thu
party "whom the prlnters hid omlttefl
from thirmip, and wrltlng down tho of?
fleers of the confprence.
ON NEORO QUESTION.
Mr. Ogden is a broad-mtnded man, and
Is able to eeo the questlon of tha propop
relatlon of the r.ices to each other ln th?
llght the South aeea lt. aa Mr. Cleve
\?iv4 ??..?, !t, and aa thousand* and bun