Newspaper Page Text
THE TIMER. FOUNDED ItSO
THE DISPATCH, FOUNDED 1830.
W HOLE NUMBER, 16,225.
RICHMOND, VA., SUNDAY, APItlL 28,1003.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
LEADING EVENTS OF THE WEEK TOLD BY THE ARTIST'S PENQL.
To Announce Close of a Cen
tury of Inland Empire.
Outline of Three-Day Programme to
Celebrnte Centertniol at St. Louis,
Presldent Leads and Diplomatic
Corps Will be Present.
(Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
ST. I.'Jl IS, April 25.?A sulute of one
hundred guns wlll announce to the world
st noon, April 20th, tho close of the flrst
t'-ntury of an Inland empire that Na
poleon sold for a sor.g.
One r,t* tho most Impresslvo milltary'
Fipcctaclea of peacetul tlmes wlll ?weep
through the metropolla of tho Loulslaha
dortaln?a gllttcrlng display of Amerlcan
nriiiH. ut the zenith of tho Hepubllc's pow
Klngs. emp"ror.i nnd potontates send
Ihclr embassadors to swell the homnge of
thla people to tha genius that, by blood
Ic-kb conqucst, gavo to the country a te
rltory ono-lhird the slze of nll Europe.
For the flrst time in tlie history of tho
Kflvernmont, tho cntlro dlplotnntlc corps
leayes tho Capitol on a speclal traln, \p
travel Into tho heart of tho natlon.
The presenco of the Presldent of tho
T'nitcd States. hls Cnhlnet, Congress nnd
the Supreme Court, at the head of tho
r.rrned oolitmn. ls Intendcd to symbpllze
n goveriitnont. by the people nnd *
Ordcrs have been Issued by tho War
Department to mobollze In the vnst bulld?
lngs of the Expdsltlpn, 4,000 rognlars. Tho
jtowerful monltor, Aikniisus, ls asccndlng
tho historlc river. oncn olnlmod by Do
Bnto ln the name of hls Spanish soverolgn.
Governor of States are pteklng thelr
crack mllltla rcglments for n brave shpw.
Ton thousand stnlwart types of the vol
t.ntoor of tho futtire aro liiiriitslilng their
wcapona for this day of dlgnltarlos.
Through all ttiese prepnrntlons runs tho
fiulckened splrlt of newer "argoslea of
commerce," tho dawn of yet undroamo<l
wondora of sclen'ce and comlng trlumphs
The 1'nlvorsnl Exposltlon ls the mouth
pti?.co of this vngue unrosf, its christenlng,
?with glory of milltary panoply, statoly
ceremony and roign of flro by nlght. ls
the openlrif? pogn of tho fnlry bobk.
That Iho Natlonal Onvornmont nilirht ho
Interpretcd n^ Btamplng Its npproval on
nn entcrprlse thnt has cost lt more than
Blx mllllona "f dollars. Major-General
Ilfiiry C. Corbln wlll marshnl the parade
from lts ntnrtlri?! polnt In St. Louls to the
pnlae'es of tho ivory city.
FNtlmates by tho pris-songer department
of twenty-nlno nillways convorglng nt St.
T.oiiIk, liidl"nte tho attendtince nt tho dedl
catlor! of 250,000 ln IW.noo visltors. malnly
from pplntB ln Mlssourl, Ullnois, lowa,
Arkanaas nnd Oklnhomai
CROWDED WITH INCIDENT.
Three days wlll ho crowded wlth Incl
oer.i Nntlonal Day falls on April 80th.
Tho presldent dedleates tha Worid's Falr.
Tnlornationul Day followe Oh May lst.
'Addresses by tho Freiieh nnd Spanlsh am
bnssadors and a roceptlon to the dlplo
mntio corps are Iho features,
stato Day, May 2\\<\. concludes tho eou
hrallon, Goverr >r Renjamln P. Odell, nf
Now York, aud ' vornor A. M. Dockery,
of Mlssourl, makt .Jdressns: a great civ
1o processlon rjjovos over tho route of
milltary payade, nnd the corner stones of
Fiate btilldlngs nre Inld,
Dediontlnn nlglit and the evenlng of May
1st tho Paiiw wlll monopollze tho heuv
rns Their dlsplay or pyroteohnlcs, under
thoir contracl wlth the oxpqsltton, calls
for tho exploplon of $55,000 ln huntlng pow
Scv Leo Slovons, tho Stanleys of Txin
oon tho Boldwln brothers wlll manlpu.
Ir.to soven rnainmnth gas Imlloons nt a
Kreal allitudo. whorn the nmst Htnitllng
flro-workH exhlbltlon ls to be glven.
At la o'clock tho morning of Dedlcatlon
Day tho'frocdom of the clty wlll bo ton
flered <o Presldent Roosovelt by MW?P
Pnlia AVolis. Tho niiiitnry parade will 1>?
Bssembled under the dlrootlon nf Grand
Marshnl Corbln at tho Junctlop of grand
jiul Lindell P.oulovards and bogln t>
maroh al in:r,?. pre'eedod bv the Presldent
of tho Pnited Statos and tho dlstingulsh?
ed satests ln oarrlagoa,
Tho route ls two mllos through the fln
e^t realdpnco pectlnna and Forest Park to
tho Trlumphal Caus^way, londlng from
tho entrance o( th" Evposltlon grounds to
the l-ll'oral Artfi Hu'ldliig. A broad as
phaiiupi wny wjll barry tho columni be?
tween tho I'lnUhad, fronts of nvo osposl
tlnn bulldlngs, doooiatod wlth the flagS
of all ii.riini,':. The Presldent W1U re
\\--\v tho parade from tho grand stind ln
tln. Court of Monunionts. tlio prlnclpal
vist.i or iho Falr.
Lnnehoon seryed by tho Exposltlon dl
reetorate at tho Admlnlstratlon Pulldlng
?ill rogale tho Presldent nnd guests until
] :"^i p. M'i when a grand band roncort by
thhty bapds announce* th* prolude to the
dodlcatory eeremoplee- Tho doors of tho
k,i.._., i..,? fiuiiaing- will admii 3ti,00q_
persons, to be aeated under the dlrectlon
of guards nnd ushcrs.
A grand stand at tho north aide wlll
aeat 6,000 guosta. Accinimodatlons for
400 newspnper correspondenta aro provld?
ed lminedlntely beneath and In front of
the PrealdontH rostrum. On tho weat
alde, 8,">0 feet from tlie Presldent, a
chorua of ft.000 volcea, aelecled from the
leading shiirlng socletlos of St. Louls nnd
an augmentert band of CW plecea wlll ren
der tho ninaters.
Promptly at L* o'clock the vast asaombly
wlll be called to order by Duvld R. Fran
c!a, prealdent of the Exposltlon. Cardi
n.il Qlbbons, In tho acarlet vestments of a
prlnco of the Romon Church, wlll lend a
touch of color to the brilllant scenc when
ho advancds to the front of the Presl
dent's rostrum to dellver thc invocatlon.
A chornl and band rtndltion of "The
Heavens Proclalmlr.g" wlll precede the
prosentatlon of tho bulldhigs by Presl?
dent Francis to the Presldent of the l.'nlt
ed States. Presldent Roosevelt wlll then
make the dedlcatlon address.
Immedlately at tho clo-c of the Presl
dent's words, tho grand chorus wlll thun
der. "Unfold, Yo Portals." Former Presl?
dent Grovor Cleveland, the orator of tho
occasloh. will dellver a panegyrlc. Blah
op E R. Hendrlcks, of the Methodlst
Church. wlll pray and the Rlght Rever
end Henry C. Potter. of New York. wlll
sp?ak the bonc-dlctlon. A centennlal sa
luto nf one hundred guns closes the pro?
At 8 o'clock 1he pyroteohnlc dlsptay b?
glns In front of the grand stand, near
th? Admlnlslrnllon Bttlldlng.
Th^ sensatloil of the c-venlng wlll b<? the
nscenslon of .ovon great gns hnllonns
conlrolled by expcrlenced aerohauts. At
n great altltude the operators flre a sn
lute of aerlnl gins. Th" Inrgest vessel
drops ri huge Amerlcnn fltg In pyroteoh
nlc. -101 feet lor.cr by 200 feet wlde. An
nerlal snlutc of twen'y-nne guns greets
the appearnnce of the Stnrs nnd Strlpes.
Thls ls th<> slirnal for dropplng from the
slx other balloona, the pyrotechnic flngs
of the slx greatest powors. Each flag
I., l.V) feet by 100 feet.
Another cohsplcuous number wlll be tho
Festlval Hall and the Cascnde Onrdens
of tho "Wnrld's Fnlr, dono In flre on a
set plece r/Yl feot long by 00 feet hlgh, the
exnct verlical helght of tho genulne cas
cades. Streams of opalescent flro wlll
fall over the cnwcades. Other numhors
Include everythlng thnt ls known to tho
sclcTico of pyrotechnlcs.
Only tho best typea nf troops wlll np
penr ln the pnrade. Unlted Stntes cn
glneers. nrtlllery. cavalry and lnfantry
wlll represent nll nrms of the servlce.
The battnllons wlll pnrade In every klnd
of unlform adopted by the War Dcpart?
ment. The new cavalry dress, the khakl
of the fleld, the fntlguo nnd the latbst
oUve-drab battle cloth wlll be shown on
TO LBAD PARADE.
Governor Benjnmln B. Ode]l, of Nrw
York. hns consented to nct ns Mnrshal of
the Siiute mllltia on pnrade. Other'gov
ernors wlll rlde at tho head of thelr
(roops. Thc T'nlted Stntes naval con
tlngent from tho Monltor Arkansas wlll
be glven a cnnsplouotis plnce ln tho llne.
The second day of the celebratlon
brlnga Into shnrp notlce the members of
the dlplomntlc corps, Every government
represented at Washlngton wlll havo
transforred Its headounrters for three
from Ihe National Oapltol to Rt. Louls.
Arrangements havo bccn completed for
entertalntng tho corps ln sumptunus style
nt the Plapters' Hotel, whero two wholo
rloors havo been reserved for them.
At 10:!t0 A. M., the second day of tho
(Contlnued on Eloventh Pago.)
IN POLICE COURT
Two OffendersWere FIned the
Maxlmum and Other Cases
Juatlce John unravollod the electrlclly
paaes ln tho Pollca Court yesterday, and
p, J". Grlltln and Lee Jones, saloou
keepors, wero ahncked by tho Impoaltlon
of a flno of $K? each. A second cuso
iignlnst Joncs was Inld ovor to tho 2Uth,
and a caso against E. B. O'Conor, an?
other suloon-keoper, was also contlnued
to tho 80th,
The charges wero brought by tho Pas
senger nnd Power Company, on the
grounds that the wlre.s leading to thu
metei'S ln each lnstanco wero tappod
tefore they reacbod tho meter. Tho do
fenae was that they know nothlng about
the wlre hnvlng been tapped.
Tho specltlc charge was that eloctrlclty
had been puiinlnod, nnd the prescrlbed
penalty ls a llno of from $25 to $100, wlth
lmprlsonment. The Imprlsonment was
omllted ln these casea.
AVIUIam Jackson, colored. charged wlth
ateallng a bull torrler, w-.ris dlsmlsaod.
Lucy Fauntleroy puid $2.50 for bolug
gay on the Btreet. '
Joseph Montnguo, charged wlth taklng
a patr of panta fron: II. Passman.^wlll
tell about lt later on.
Spencor Green, for playlng ball ln the
atroet. wlll be disponed of ou tho WM)>
Sketch of Hon. John Bassett
Moore, Who May Be Chosen
A DISTINGUISHED CAREER
Was Assistant Secretary of State During
the War With Spain, and is the
Author of Weli-Known Treat
ises on Law.
(Speclal fo Tlie Tlmes-DI-matclO
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, VA..
Aprll 23.?Tho Hon. John Bassett Moore,
whom New York alumnl are boomlng for
the prcsldency of the Unlveralty, waa
born ln Smyrna, Del., December 3, 1*00,
and received hls early education in prl
avato schools at Felton, in that Stato.
Aftor a colleglato course at the Unl
verslty of Vlrglnla, 1S77 to 1SS0, he studled
law for three years In tho oflice of Ed
ward G. Bradford, ln Wllmington, Del.,
was admlttcd to the bar ln 18S3, and for
two years practiced in Wilmlngion.
In P.S5 ho was appolnted under the clvll
servlce rules a law clerk In tho Depart
ment of State at Washlngton. In Au?
gust, ISSfS, he wa? appolnted thlrd assist?
ant Secretary of State, a posltlon whlch
he hold tlll 1KI1, whon ho was called to
Columbla to fill the chair of lnterna
tlonal law and dlplomacy. Ho pariicl
pated In tho Sa'moan Conference betwoen
reprcsentatlves of the Amorlcan, Brltlsh
and Gcrman governments In Juno and
July, 1SS7, and wrote nll the protocols,
which have slnco boen publlshcd. Ho
also served as secretary on tho part of
tho Unlted States ln the Flsheries Con?
ference of 1887-1SS8.
On tho outbreak of the war wlth Spain
In Aprll. 1M?5, he was tusked to take the
posltion of Assistant Secretnry of Stato.
He accepted for tho perod of the war.
recelylng from Columbla a leave of ab
sence for that purposo. In September,
1J93, ho reslgned the assistant secretary
shlp of State and went to Parls as soc
retarj' and counsol fo the Amerlcnn Peace
Commission, acting tn t hnt capacUy
throughout thn negotlailon of tho treaiy
of peace with Rpaln.
Mr. Moore publlshod In 1SS1 a roport
on oxtra-terrltorlal crimo: n IRW, a roiiort
on extradltlon, wlth roturns of all cases,
DAMAGED BY FIRE
Damage Amounts to $20,000
and is Partially Covered
(Speclal to Tho Tlnies-DIspatch.)
FREDERICKSUURG, VA., Aprll 25.?
Flro broke out itt an early hour thla
morning at tho large tannory and extract
works of tho John G, llurkamp Company.
Thc alarm wns uounded nnd tho flre dc?
partment respnnded and dld herolc work.
By thelr efforta a cohslderabla portlon of
tho mlllK, cont.-ilnliig tho englnes, nine.lilii
ery, ground aumac, hldes and. leather,
was aavod. Tho property embracod a
nuinbor of dlftorent bulldlnga, and four
of these wero destroyed, togcther with
twd burk mllla and maclilnory, 100 tons of
bork, 125 tons of leaf aumac, tho extract
works and a largo quuntlty of extract
In barrela. It ls not known how tho flro
oilglnated. Tho loas ls ovor $20,000, Insur
oneo nbout $11,000. Tho plant wn? one of
tlio most valunblo entcrprlsoa hero. lt ls
underetood that ntcps wlll be tokon at
once. by tho owners to rchulld tho prop?
Mr. B. T. Roamy, son of Mr. W. B.
Keamy, of Slafford county, who Is In tho
I'hlllpplnos tn the aervlco of tho Unlted
Rtatos Goveriinieiit, hna been mado super
Vlaor troasnrer of tho Antlouo Prnvlnco,
wlth hendquarters at Han Jo.so, Pnnoy.
A local Hshormiui enught, wlth houk
and llne, ln tho Rnppahnnnooli Rlver
hfro thla weuk, a. Gormnn cji.rp whlch
wrlghed liftee'n pounds.
Young Ructor, son of Mr. Honderson
lti-otor, of lowor Kumiuler county, who
was recently kllled by a traln on tho
Southern Ratlrond, whllo orosslng u
brldge, corhes from a family In whlch
necldental nnd sulcldiil deatlis havo ilg
ured consldcrably. His great-giaiidtnther
cut hls throat, hls grandfather dled sud
denly, hls grandmothnr and aunt wore
biown away ln a pypjone, and two unclea
commlttcd sulcide by shoollng thoinswlves.
Mrs. J. C. Gray and daughter, of Hal
tlmnro, aro the gucats of Mr. George \\r.
Bhepherd and family. Mv,s. Gray fornicr
ly roslded hero, wlu-n her liusl.and, Rev.
J. C. Gray, wus reetor of Trlnlty Euis
1842-1889, for tho Thternatlbnal Amerlcan
Contercncoi and ln 189L a treatlse on cx
tradltlon and Interstato rendltlon, in two
volumes. A paper of marked interest and
ahlllty; waa read hy hlm in Decomner.
189J, beforo tho Arrio'rlcan Hlstorlcal As
soclatlon entltled! '".Tho Unlted .States and
Internatlonnl Arbltratlon." From 1S90 to
1892 he eiipervlsed, by authorlty of Con?
gress, the puhlcatlon of Wharton's edl
tlon of tho diplomattc cnirei-pondenco of
tho Ameiican Rovolutlon, contrlbuting
theroto a sketch of tho cdltor's llfo nnd
a hlstorlcal and legal lndex. ln 18'JO
ho publlflhed Amerlcan Notes on the Coii
fllct of Laws, whlch aconipany Dlcey'a
Dlgest of the Law of England with ref
erence to that subject.
In 1S9S appeared hls mo3t extenslvo
work, A History nnd Dlgest of the- ln
ternatlonal ArbitraUons to whlch the
Unlted Statoa has beon a party, wlth
appendlces contanlng tho treatlea relat
ing to such arbitrations and hlstorlcal
and legal notes on other international ar?
bitrations. anclent nnd modem, nnd nn
t.ho domestic commlsslons of the Uirfted
Stactea for the adjustment of interna?
tional clalms. This work Is ln slx xol
umes and contnns many documents antl
maps prevlously unpubllshed. Ho Is now
JOHN BASSETT MOORE.
engaged ln editlng a new edltlon of the
Dlgest of the International Law of tha
Unttod States, to tho flrst edltlon of
whlch, under the editorshlp of Francls
Wharton, he made largo contrlbutlons.
Includlng a dlgest of tho declsloris of the
Amorican courts and of the oplnions of
the Attorney-General of tho Unlted
States on questlons uf International law.
Profossor Moore haa wrltten many ar?
tlcles for varlous porlodlcals. amonr;
whlch may bo mentlonal a sorles ln tho
March, Juno anrl Soptemher numliers of
tho Pdltlcal Sclenco Quarterly, 1802, on
the Rlght of Asylum.ln Logations and
Consulates and in Vessels; and a serios
In the same periodlcal in 1801 on Koasuth
and the Hungarian Revolution. Ho is
one of tho c-dltors of tho Polltical Science
Quarterly and of tho Journal du Drolt
International Prive. Ho is also an asso
clate of tho Instltut du Driot Interna?
In 1EJI9 Mr. Moore recelved from tho
Columblan Unlverslty at Washngton. tho
tU-g.-oo of doctor of laws.
AN AMERICAN WOMAN
ENTERTAINS AT TEA
(Speclal Cahlo to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.
ROME. April 25.?MISS Ellzabeth Kemp,
ono o' thla year's most promlnent Amerl?
can visltors, who has attractod much
attontlon bv her unusual muslcal gifts?
a llno horeewoman and passlonately de
voted tu all klnds of cnueattinn sporta?
has just aatonlehed her Itnllun frloiwls by
entertalning them at a I'llorm Ton" at
hor vllla noar Porta Pia. a funotlon sini
llar to C. K. B. I'iUlng's "horso dlnner"
in Now York. , .,
Tlio tea took place ln tho lmtidsomo
stable attached to Miss Kemp's estab
llahment, and all the promlnent sporta
men and women of tho clty woro hor
guests, Romail socloty seoins ilidlglitou
wlth tho orlglnallty of tho Iden, and sim
ilar eiitertnlnineiits aro prnmi.sod.
HAS ANOTHER CHARITY
(Speclal Cahlo to Tho Tlmos-Dlspnteh,
LONDON, April :.">??Tho latest bene-vo
lont projeot "t prlncesa Chrlstlan la tho
loaalng of liruiisulok Houso from the
Wlndsor Corporatlon for tho purjiose <if
establishlng there a Croohe for tho ln
i'anl uhildrun of poor mothuru who havo
llBrinisVvicl!''llou'o'ls a nloo old dwelling
ln Kliig's Road, with a pleasant gardon
attaohed and when the repalrs which
tho Prlnoesa plans aro effeoted, wlll be
ldc-a'ly adaptou for thla use, ln VleW Ol
the ohject for Whloh tho proporty ls tn
tondod. tho corporatlon whloh oontrols it
has offered H 'n Prlncesa Chrlstlan. at a
yearly rrntal of fSfiO._
BARRED FROM CIRCULAT'N
(Ily .V.ooclnlrtl PreBH.)
NEW YORK, April 21.?lu tho work
of rufislng the ratalogue for olaas work
ln Now York publlo schools, "Unolo Tom'a
Cabln" hus poon left off. and thla stury,
so popular wlth readers of detion ln the
latlir part "f the conlury Just plosed,
wll bo h/irrod from clruulatlon so far as
the Board of Rdueatlon la epnoerned,
. The reaaop glven for tba aptlon pf the
Board of SupenntQUdontS wiih that the
story had gerved lts purposo and -w&s p<
littlo valuu to-day.
Col. Ctmingham Organizing
Tobacco Growers' Assn.
FARMERS ARE PLEA5ED
it is Believed That They Wili Enthusi
astically Take Up His Plan and At
tempt to Form a Working
(Speclal to The Tlmcs-Dlspatch.)
FARM\1LLE, VA? Aprll 25.?Tho past
week ln tho Farmvllle tobacco market
waa oxceptlonally qulet. Salea wero held
each day, howover, but lasted only a
short whlle. Tho offerlngs wero mostly
of tobneco selllng around 5 and G cents.
Thoro Is no decllne In prlces. All grades
aro selllng exccptlonally well, except to?
bacco that has mohl on lt whlch, of
course, st-lls low, and thoro Ivs a great
deal of thls klnd of stock belng soh).
Tho farmers aro very' anxlous to soll
what stock they now havo on hnnd, and
wlll brlng It to market nn soon as a
good season prevalls. Vory ncarly nll of
them havo thelr tobneco hanging in
barns and tho weather has not been such
as to enable them to tako lt down. Thero
havo been excesslve ralns In thls sectlon
for tho past two weeks, but thoro was
nn eeoson, it belng too cold. An Inqulry
reveals the facl that thero ls very llt?
tlo moro of tobacco In tho country, and
most of that la common stock. As a
genornl rulo, vory few farmers made good
tobacco thla Season, that is, good Aus
trlnn and Itallan whlch brlngs moro mon?
ey on thls market than any other g/rados.
When a farmer flnds out ho cannot mako
good Austrlan and Itallan tobacco, ho
goes to work and nlr-ourea hls stock,
whlch Is the next best seller, Aa a
rule, vory few flno wrappcrs appear on
Factorlos contlnuo to work full forces,
but wlll soon work up oll tho purchases
tlioy have mado. Buyers thls season seom
tn bo vory well pleased wlth thelr pur
chnscs, and hopo to mnke aorao money,
ns they mude vory llttlo if any last year.
'J Ms was duo to the fact that thoir pur
cha.s"8 lost such a heavy per cent. in
weiglu, on acoount of so much wator be?
lng put :>n tobacco to brlng it iu order
Tlio farxnara thls season uscd consldor
NEW LIBRARY FOR
Nolable Men Will Be Present
at tlie Anniversary Exer
cisesto be Held thls Week
(Spoclnl to The Tlmcs-Dlspntch.)
HAMPTON, VA., Aprll 25.?Tho anni?
versary exerclses of Hampton Instltuto
wlll bo held on Tuesdny and Wedneaday,
Aprll 2Sth :uid 28th. Ou tho mornings
both daya tho claas-ropms nnd shops wlll
bo opeu for tho iuspeetlon of visltora. On
Tueaday afternoon tlie handsome new
firerproot lii.rury. whlch haa been pre?
sented to Ihn Instltuto by Mrs. C. P.
liiiiillngt?n aud -Mr. Archor T. Iludloy,
wlll be dedlcated, Prealdent Arthuc T\
lindlry, of Yale llnlverslty, wlll mako the
Hpcc-c-h of procritntlon ln hehalf of Mr.
nnd Mrs. Iluntlngton. lndliin nnd nugro
ropresonlatlvcs of the school wlll Bpealt
(if the Btudents, and Booker T. Washlng?
ton, piliiclpal of Tunkegeo Instltuto. Will
apeak (or the negro race, Other afldreeses
wil| b'> mado by s.iino of the dlsthignlshe^
Vlsltors WhO nre expected to bo pieeOllt,
A largo number rotiiriilng from the
Southern Education conferenco ln Rich
nii.iKl will bo ln iitlcndaneo. Among lliom
Wlll bo Or, Lyiimii Abliult, of tho Out
looK; Blahop MoYlokar, pf. Rhode ininnd;
Rlchard Watson QHder, of the Ceivtury
MnRiizino; Dr. Alhert Shaw. of the Ko
vu-w of Revlows; Pr, Friwiois G. P?a
body und Rov. Dr. Mchonsle, of Cani
On Wedneaday wlll be held tlie thirty
nrtti anniversary oxoreises, whon repre*
aentatlves or tho graduating ^bisa wlll
mako siiiiplo gpeeohes, nnd two of tho
graduatea of the inatituto wlll toil of
thelr work- Ono i>f these ls Frank Trlgg.
ln chargo 'pf the Hlastern Branch of the
Maryiun.i AgrJcultural Collego, at Prll}
COSS Ah.i M.'l . Who has recently taken up
tl.i ? work, having hoen for twonty years
prlndpai of |he colored graOefl boIiop) tn
1 vrchhurg. AiK'thr-r gradimle who wlll
i BlfenU Is Thomas \V. Alfor.l. a Sliir.vn.e
' i, nitii who ls one of tho flret Indlmuj
i-ver fi-uiiiiit.'.i by Hampton Inatltute. Ho
returns thla year ?o seo hla ?oi, Hraduate
,,,. Air,, ,i Vl. ; .., ,,i. o| the Shawnees
I ,',.,? tiie past and il:;> :j"" yl' ""-' all:iw"'"i
iot tho prcsjnt.
ablo water, but not near as rweh nn was
usod ln-st season, U'lion water Is re
sortod to mold wlll soon appoar nnd tho
tobacco bocomes nlmost worthless, Tho
buyers elalm that tho practlco of puttlng
water on tobacco hns hnil a t'endency to
lower prlces more than any thing elso.
Farmers aro vory much behlnd In thelr
work, duo to tho oxcesslvo ralns that
havo fallon ln this secllon for tho past
two weoks, 'Jlio so|| la no wot that It
cannot bo preparod for anythliig. Tobac?
co plants aro' plontrful and all that Is
heoded now to Insure a largo crop next
season ls good wenthor.
A number of farmers In Prlncn Edward
county have recolvc'd lettera from Colonel
John S. Cuniilrigham, nnd he urges them
to nrganlzo a Tobacco CJrowers' Assoc.la
tlon. Ho does not stato that ho Wlll
vlslt this sectlon, but it ls said ef
forts are belng mado to havo hlm como
horo nnd address tho tobacco growors
Tho farmers are very entlnialastlo over
Colonel Cunhlngham'a plans, nnd lt ls
bolloved they wlll take hls advtce and
attempt to effect an organIzatlon.
Tho followlng mombers of tho Farm?
vllle Tobacco Board havo been appplnted
on tha varlous eommlttces of the Tobacco
Assoclntlon of tho Unlted States: commlt?
tee on Statlstlcs: Mr. E. L. Morrls; Com?
mlttee on Natlonal Logislatlon; J. M.
Venablo; Forelgn Freight Ra.tes Commit?
teo: C. B. Cminlngham. Mr. R. S. Pau
lott, who dled recently, served on tho
Committeo of Insuranco.
Lynchburg Tobacco Sales.
(Speclal lo Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
LYNUHJ3URG, VA.. April -J?.?Sales of
tobacco on tho Lynchburg markot for
the two woeks viidlng April 2n, 1903, fur
nlshod by Mr. John L. Oglcaby, of
Lynch's Warohouso: Sales week endlng
April 18th, 29S.000; snlos week endlng April
25th, 174,200; deeroase, week endlng April
25th, 12.1,StXl; sales from October 1, 1902, tc
April 26, 1903, 19,330,600; sales from October
1, 1901, to April 25, 1902. 17.S19.900; In
croa.se for 1903, 1,510.700. Recolpta this
week llght, Tho tobacco was ln good
order but hnd mold on many lots offorod.
Prioes continue about ns herotofore on all
Sales at South Boston.
(Speclal to T>,o Times-Dlspatch.)
SOUTH BOSTON. VA., April 25,?The
aalos of tobacco this woek wero tlio srnall
est of tho year. Somo farmers avoragod
aa much ns $22 for flno curings; t.ic
were oxoeptlonally hlgh flgures. Slnco
tho lst of October, 12,200.000 pounds havo
been sold on this markot; this brenka all
former reoords. Betweon now and tho last
of September. porhaps, two mllllon of
pounds wlll bo sold, maklng nearly 15,
000,000 durlng tho year. Tho averngo has
boen about ten dollars. Plants aro plentl
ful, and somo ara large enough for trans
plantlng, but no lands havo been prepared
and ralns aro coploua.
NEW KUNti EMMANUEL
NOW DR1VES AUTOMOB1LE
(Speclal Cablo to Tlio Tltnos-Dlspatclr,
ROME, April a.?The ltnlian royal fam
11 v have Bucciimbod to tho omnlpreacnt
automoblle. Klng Vlotor Etnanuol Iwa
boon presented wlth an electrlo lamlati,
and every pleasant morning iho royal
pair may be soon splnnlug about tho
Quirlnal Oardons, ovldontly greatly ploiui
ed wlth thelr new vohlolo.
Greatly to tho satlsfaotlon of the Roman
publlc, the Klng and Quoen have beon
fretltiontly nppeailng at popular l'unctloiia
of latei Thov wero present at tho examl
nations of tho Cavalry School atior (II
QuIlltO nnd at tho annual exhlbltlon ot
Flne Arts. Oii both occaalona their Majra.
t|0() ,vcro hoartlly fJiaarod on tholr arrivul
OF BOSTOCK HERE
The Best Programmes of All
to Be Furnlslied /
Dlreotor Bostock ls evldeutly determlned
to placo a blll Ot faro on for hla llnul
foitnlght'.i Htay hero that wlll serVO 10
pleaso tho most fnalidlous. Nover beforo
havo the iiaiiua of lMnavlta, Muie. Mo
relli, Iioiinan Woodon, Charlea Mlller and
ihe luiniitui.io Consul appoared togotlier
011 ono evi'iiing's progTainmo, bo tliat vis?
ltors durlng tlio next fortnlght aro pretty
Wpll eertaln of un eiijoyablo timo.
The roappoarance of Ponavita wlll be
heartlly wolcomeed, an it haa become i'?t
t:;t tn all that tho lumporament nf hla
group ot.tavest klnga has, become of suoh,
a charactor that ivmlera attomtpa to put
thom through ihcir perferpiauco a par
tlcularlv hu/.urdous 6ne,
Tho prrlV/riaaiu-os uf Mjd.nn.i Morelll
liavo much onbaiu.d tho Inior.-.-it ln thl.s
daiing llttlo latly an.t n. r tr.^oherous
pola. llernian xVcedou's flghts ?;:''' msr>
cllesa Qpldla lo?e none ot thelr Interest,
and Coiisul ls a-.i brilllant a '.augliter pro
ducor as ever, Charles Mlllor'a new act
ulih hls pair i.r double-strlped, uiaii-.-il
|ng Royal iK-ngai ti:..is leada one Into a
couatant expeotanoy >>i "spjuothinff dolpg,"
Dlreotor Bostoels anuouncea timt tho
n, I'l.u-iuaucos wlll heiicof..iH-aid be glven
: so an<l i.-;'> o'cIocb dally, aa these
Beem to bo ln k< oplntj wlth tho
uialies "f piany of the patrwna, who havo
Isi.BKv&t.S'd, thU altcratlou.
Conference Commlttee Flnaliy
A COMPROMISE MEASURE'
Game Warden Featuro to Apply Only in
Cities?Open Season West of Blue
Ridpe from (Mov. lst to Jan. lst.
Some Other Features.
The gamo blll, whlch was passed byt
tho Senate some tlmo ago, met wltl<
strcnuoua oposltlon in tho Houso, and be<
foro It could bo gotten through that body
Its ndvooates wero compellod to mako such
concesslons to Its opponents that It went
back to tho Senate ln what Its frlends
consldored bndly dlsfigured Bliapo. The
Sonato having refused to concur ln tha
Houso amendments. a conference was
asked for and obtalned. and a conCcsenc.o^.
committeo was nppointod, conslstlng: ot
Mos-srs. Hnltey, Keezell and Mcllwatno,
of tho Senate. nnd Mesers. Chrlstian, Set
tlo and Bowman. of tho Houso.
Theao gentlcmen met on Frlday nfter
r.oon, nnd after a. prolongcd conference,
ln yvhlbh concesslons wero arrived at <wi
both sidea, nn ngreemont was roaehod
In tho form of a conference roport, whlch
wlll ho Hlgncd by all tho membors of tho
ednfefence eommittoo. and whlch lt is
hoped nnd hclleved -wlll bo concurred irt
by both houses wlthout further oppost
In thls report most of the uouso.
amendments are ngreed to, nmong them
bolnp provlslons that It shall not ho un
lawful to trnck wlld turkeys In tha snow
durlng tho open sorison, nnd that rohinsj
Bhall ho among tho blrds classed ns non-j
trnmo blrds, nnd tlv?roforo protocted at
nll jjensoiw of tho yonr. Thls lattor w-na
orie of ho amendments most carnostlyj
contended f"r by tho T-Iouso confereos.
the statcment belng mnda that thp blU
could not be, gotton through tho >HousaJ
wttliout It. _ _.
On tho other sla>. tlie House concodecx
that the open senson for hunting part
rldgos, etc, sliouhl bo ns provlded In th^'
Senate blll,' vlz: from November lst to>,
Januarv 1st west of tlie Bluo Rldge. an,1
from November 1st to. February lst eas^
of the Blue Rldge, It belng provlded Irj
tho blll that tho board of supervlsors o<
nny county may shorton tho open sensont
wlthln thoir Hnld county, so thnt thoso/
countles east ?f tho Blue Rldge whlch de-\
slro thnt Ihe opon season mIuiU eloso be--'
fore February lst can hnvo thelr wlsbf,
Wlthout nlloring tho gcnoral law.
ONDV IN CITIES.
Another matter In whlch the Senate*
ylelded to thn Ifousn wns In tho prnvlsloili
that tho sectlon of tho blll whlch pro4
vldes for tho appolntmont of gnmo war-4
flons shall apply In cttes. but shall now
apply ln nny county unless tho board ofj
aitpervlsoria shall tako nfflrmattvo nctlont
m.iklng tho same operatlve. Tho frlenda
of thc blll thlnk that thls groatly weak-i
fiis thn blll, ns It wlll be dlfncult to en-<
force tho law wlthout these oflloers, bntj
thoy hope that whon the law has beem
lu forco n whlln Its ndvnntngas wlll bw
so'appnrent thnt almost nll of thn coutv*
yes wlll bo gl.'ul to roako lt operatlve In.^
iK niitirety. ,
HI111 nnother rnnresslon to tho IIous*^
)s Ihe provlelon thnt the llcense on non-*
realdopt huntors tdinll not hn requlreoT
nf ihe chlldren it restdent hind-ownera
hunting Oll thelr parents* lnnrts, or o<
the guests of resldent land-owners hunt-.
Ing on the lands of thelr bost, whllo sc-i
cnmponled by thoir host or o inombor ofi
Aniong tho memhersi of tho Oeneral As^.
sembly who have glven much caro nmt,
attentlon to tho preparatlon nnd passngsi
i.f tho blU nre Messrs. Chrlstlnn, i>f tha
ifnuse, and Ilalsay, of tho Senate, tha
flrst "f whohi was tha patron of thff non
export, warden nml llcense featuijlig of
tho blll, nnd tho Intte'r of whom eom
lihmd thoso wlth tho other laws Oif tho
Stato hearlng on the uuestlon of ; gnma
proteotlon, so as to make a compl?ta
chapter of tho Codo on tho subject.'
NO CONFIDENCE IN
SPEAKER OF HOUSE
(By Assoclaied Puss.l
SPRJKOITELT), U.L., April 2?.-Tho
lllhiols House of Hepr.-sentatlves to-day
by a voto of 72 to ? deelared "no coofl*
denco" ln Its preslding offlcer, Spea.ke*
John II. Miller. whose alleged uiiwarrunt-.
,1 use of the gavel ln furtherlng a pio
j ,?. .<e.l enactnioat afreotlng rlch atroet
j rtflWU}' franohises in Chlcago led to i
l-lo| > .?-?:,. ..:-.y A coinmltteo of Hva all
personal fQllow*rs of the Sponker. had
I l.n appolnted by hlm to lnv*stl?ata
the cluirges of atten-.pted brlbery la cou
nectlon, wlth tbe paasago of the Mudle.r
ti actlon blll. There was a stronp feellea
among tho antl-Mlller legUlatort thst
there was H po??lt>lllty ot a whltewaah,
and th? couitnlttefl vm eiilar?ed.