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?ft&?$8? M? i??!. I WHOLE NUMBER, 16,248.
RICHMOND, VA., SATURDAY, MAY 2.3, 1903.
PRICE TWO CENTS,
SUMMARY OF DAY'S NEWS.
WASHINGTON, May 22.?Forecast for
Saturday and Sunday:
Virginia?Fair Saturday except show
piH and cooler in southeast portion: Sun?
day fair, fresh north to northwest winds.
North Carolina?Fair Saturday and Sun?
day; light variable winds.
The Weather In Richmond yesterday
was hot and close. The npell was broken
at. 10 P. M? by electric and wind storm.
The skies were clear at midnight.
STATE OF THE THERMOMETER.
9 A. M. KO
12 M. 87
B P. M. ??1
B P. M. 8f?
11 I'. M. 77
12 midnight. 70
Average for 21 hours.816-0
May 23, 1903.
Sun rls*s.4:*0 I HIGH TIDE.
Bun sots.7:17 | Morning.I-*"?
Moon rises...,2:41 I livening,.,...2:uo
Engineer of Chesapeake and Ohio road
murdered by negro, who escaped?Tents
of May Carnival blown down and femalo
employa Injured-Death and funeral of
Mrs. J. L. M. Curry-Corporation Com?
mission after taxes-Printing legislativo
nets-Senator Whltelioad out of race
"Virginia Press Association lo meet at
Ocean View?Tobacco men will hold an?
nual session at Old point-Y. M. C. A.
night school commencement?City fur?
nishes roof for Corporation Commission
-Virginia Debt ('ornm.sslon meets
Admiralty case submitted-Hard rules
for foreign corporations-I'lnals at the
Fork Union Academy-Southern train
goes through lo Chase City-Well known
politicians here-May Carnival closes
to-night?JuHtlco crutchiield Improving.
Seaboard Air Line shops burned at
Portsmouth entailing lass off $750.000
Tho Episcopal Council oppose the fur?
ther agitation of changing the name of the
church: a memorial for Bishop Whittle
decided upon-The Presbyterian General
Assembly spend the ?lay in considering
overtures nn.J In hearing reports-Red
Men's banquet at Frederlcksburg a large
siffolr-Closing exercises of Shoemaker
College, at Gate City-Election to take
?dace at Orange In June for town ?iffl
cei-s?Colored preachers fined In Police
Court ?t Williamsburg and admonished
*??y th? Mayor?The battleship Texas to
go to sea-The new steamer Monroe to
be put Into service after many changes
The llauor dealers are In control of the
situation iit Phoebus and will let nobody
else In-Druggist arrested on charge of
criminal neglect at Mathews Courthouse
for refusing to fill whiskoy prescription
?-Number of distillers licensed In Pitt
nylvanla?Warehouse company In Farm
villo declare good dividend-Rev. Ash by
J??nos declares at Herklev that Issue Is
joined between saloons ami the people
Brethren's Church closes its annual con?
ference near Winchester-The collections
at the street meetings In fvtersburg ho
?mall as to excite ridiculo-The Epworth
League Executive Committee meets in
Petersburg mid ? elects officers-Large
ti.irn burne?l near Charlnttesvllle?Glou?
cester Academy at Gloucester Court
House burns to tho ground.
The Vanderbllts go on n trip Into tho
primeval forests to establish a hunting
lodge In the mountains-House of G. W.
iVVoody, postmaster at Durgeo, burns; ono
of his boarders burned to death-An
Anatomical l!oar?l organized under tho
State law at Raleigh-The Episcopal
Council In session at Fayettevllle.
Veteran?? march In grand parade in New
Orleans with tho Stars and Bars follow
Ing to the wind that loves 1* well-How?
itzers quell u riot and rescue a police?
man-Cotton market was wild again and
closed with mi advance over the opening
-Virginians in Washington discuss the
candidacy of Colonel Wlllard for the gov?
ernorship-Rradstrett's review Bays,
there Is still room for betterment In
?weather, crop and labor matters-Dove?
cote won G'ayety staken ut Morris Part
?-It required a reratlng of the papers
to make the negro Allgood first
on the list and to nocure his
nppolnlment as rural carrier? Postmnster
/Oeneral Payno declines to answer ques?
tions of newspaper correspondents, do
?iarlng that they are Impertinent
Southern men are added to the director?
ate of the company which has effected a
combination of th? Southern cotton mills.
RAVAGES IN FRANCE
XSpecinl Cahle to The Times-Dispatch.
LONDON, May 22,?The London medical
finternity Ib congratulating Itself und the
Irltlsh metropolis on the evident superi?
ority of sanitation ovor that In Pails,
ns shown In the published roport of Dr.
ft'nrlot, of the Hospital des Knfnnts, to
the commission on the tlecreiisc of the
He says: "The disease which makes
?most victims among us Is tuberculosis.
"It carries off one-third of the children.
,'J'hiifi, In 6,600 deaths. 2,700 aro duo to tu?
berculosis In Its various forms, und 1,600
to Infectious diseases."
In 1'JOO the mortality In Paris increased
to f>.79 per l,(i00, whereas it Is only 1.12
(for all tho united towns of Franco, with
piore than 5,000 inhabitants.
In oilier partH of tho world tho annual
mortality Is: ,
Hungary . 4.8
KBBsIa (towns) . 3.62
Austria . 3.5
Italy . 3.37
Finland . 2.51
1'nlted States .'.. 2.47
England . 1.41
Norway . 1.9
Dr. Vn riot's report conllrms In tho most
runpliatli! manner tho necessity of enfore
ng measures Intended to prevent spitting
"Observations of spittle," says the ro?
port, "demonstrate thnt virulent tubercu
IobIb germs exlfit therein for many months.
Guinea pigs were infected by spittle which
tjiul been 137 days In tho ray? of tho sun.
"public vehicles may transmit virulent
jrerms; likewise food and purchased artl
rh'H. such 8,8 clothing.
"Tho contagiousness of tuberculosis."
tho reports proceeds, "was recognized even
In tho Middle Ages, in Tuscany, for ox
?niple, poor people were confined, willing
fcr unwilling, In special hospitals until
FOR MRS. STOKES
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
GREEN HAY, VA., May 22,-Tho suit of
Mrs. W. II. Stokes against tho Southern
?Railway for damugos for the killing of
?tier husband at a crossing about Meher.
??In. was entered at Lunenburg Court
louso to-day, after abh? arguments on
mth sides, a verdict hi favor of the plain
iff for J3.M"> was rendered. Counsel for
ilaint.ff. Hon. (j. H. Wing, asked that
he vii?X'L bo sot aside tu iiu-ufficleut,
Chas. N. Sweetman Shot
by Daniel Brooks.
IN C. AND 0. YARDS
The Trainmen Were on Bad
BROOKS FLED WITH
Difficulty Over Trivial Matter Resulted
in the Death of Popular Railroad
Man?Negro Was Insolent
and Known to Be Despcr-.
quest To? Day.
Charles Is*. Sweetman, of No. 715 Wut
Cary Street, a yard engineer for tho
Cheaapake and Ohio, -was nbot and al?
most Instantly killed last night at 0:80
o'clock, in the Second Street yards of the
company, by Daniel Brooks, a negro
brakeman. Tho wound from which tho
engineer succumbed waa Inflicted by a
.'i%-calibre pistol, the bullet entering the
Kft' side, Just over the heart. He died
within thirty minutes after he was shot,
although Dr. Crump, of tho ambulance
corps, did what he could to. savo him.
Immediately nfter tho shooting Brooks
escaped up the railroad tracks, and now
every policeman anil detective in the
city is busily engaged in trying to place
the negro under arrest. He Is known
as a desperate character, and it Is said
will not surrender without a fight for his
Dlttle Is known of tho causes which led
to tho tragedy, although the murder was
witnessed by two persons, both of whom
will bo called upon to testify at an In?
quest by Coroner Taylor this afternoon
at 3:30 o'clock, which will bo held in the
undertaking establishment of Billups,
Fifteenth nnd Main Streets. The body
of the murdered man was removed to
this place- at the direction of Dr. Taylor.
Prom T.'hat eviene,?, that ?aus. gaUe-e.1..
by the coroner last nlt-ht. It ltii?s? very
much as If the murder was colu-bloodcd
and possibly premeditated, despite that
the two men bad had a number of un?
Over some trivial matter the engineer
and brakeman became Involved In n dis?
pute, but Just what the trouble was ni>
one has yet been found who know?.
The latter was on tho ground, near the
engine, and tho former was seated in
his cab, near tho throttle of the locomo?
tive. One word brought on another,
and finally Sweetman climbed down from
the engine with a monkey wrench In his
hand. He advanced towards Brooks, but
his attitude was not regarded as threat?
ening by eye-wltncsses, who had been
attracted or?? this.
A3 the doomed man approached the
negro, Brooks drew a pistol from hia
pocket, demanding him to halt. Sweet
man stopped stock ?till, and was only
f.iur feet from his adversary, when Brooks
flred point blank twice In rapid succes?
sion. Ono of the balls struck the mark
Intended, but the other missed and flat?
tened Itself upon the locomotive, -which
was standing only a short distance from
Immediately the pistol was flred. Sweet
man threw up his hands and with u
groan fell to tho ground. Brooks turned
to run, realizing the havoc ho had done.
The smoking revolver was still In his
THREATENED TO SHOOT ANOTHER.
Samuel Holman, also colored, another
brakeman, had witnessed the shooting,
and endeavored to stop the fugitive. In
doing so he struck him over the head
with his lantern, whereupon Brooks'
turned upon him with the pistol, and the
brakeman darted under a near-by car
for protection. The murderer continued
on bis flight, and soon disappeared In the
The nmbulance was called nnd the Sec?
ond Police Stntlon notilled of tho tragedy.
Dr. Crump responded from tho hospital
and fi'ergeant Talley dispatched Patrol?
men Nelsr. nnd Bradley to the neone. And
while the physician was working over
tho wounded man the otlleers wore giving
chase to tho nogTo murderer. The efforts
of tho mnn of medicine and the policemen
were alike unsuccessful.
Sweetman was at tho point of death
when Dr. Crump arrived, and no amount
of medicine or restoratives had the do
sited effect. He passed away while tho
physician wan yet bending over, him, and
when death seized upon tho unfortunate
fellow Coroner Taylor was notified.
The scone of tho tragedy was visited
by Dr. Taylor, the body examined, nnd
such wltnecsea a? could be found inter?
rogated, after Which bn ordered tho body
removed to the undertaking establishment
of Billups, where It will bo prepared for
burla], which will doubtless occur Sun?
day, the funeral being conducted from
the Into residence of the deceased.
fiweotman had been employed by tho
Chcsapoako and Ohio Rnllroad for twelve
or fifteen years, having worked his way
gradually up the laddor to tho position
which he occupied at. tho time of the
tragedy. Ho was thirty-five yenrs of ago
nnd universally popular with hla fellow
Sweetman Is survived by n wife, who
we? henrt-browen iast night whon Inform?
ed of the untimely death of her husband.
Brooks has been employed about the
Second-Street yards for some little time,
working in various capacities. Dast night
ho was acting as brakeman for yard'en?
gine No. 17, the one on which Sweetman
worked as engineer.
The negro has since his connection
with the C, <& O. enjoyed the reputation
of being obstinate, unruly und impudent
to ills superiors. It Is supposed the row
which hesultod In the death of the en?
gineer was due to Imprudence on ? the
part of Brooks. Ho Is said to liavu hud
innumerable troubles with fellow em?
Serg-eant Talloy expressed high hopes
of catching Brooks late last night, and
no stone will bu loft unturned to bring
him before the bar of Justice. Bvery po?
lice district in the city has. been iiotltlod
of 'ihe murder and all of the olllceia are
on the alert for. Brook*
A Fire In Portsmouth Does
Damage of $750,000.
ONE LIFE PROBABLY LOST
Machinist Who Tried to Save His Tools
So Badly Burned That He Will
Probably Die?Origin of Fire
(I5y Associated Preii.)
NORFOLK, VA? May ?2.-Thn Sea?
board Air Line Hallway shops, minor of?
fices nnd warehouses. In the outskirts
of Portsmouth, wero practically de?
stroyed by fire, which broke out shortly
uftor 10 o'clock to-night.
At a late h?iur to-night tho blaze had
not ?pent itself, but the destruction of
nearly every building and car at the
yards was almost complote. Ab near
ns can lie estimated nt this timo tho
losa will foot up to sonio three quarters
of a mill?n dollars,
James Haj'rell, a machinist, who sought
to save the tools with which ha earned
his daily bread, was bo badly burned
that he will very probably die. If Indeed
he has not already succumbed to his In?
juries, No one else was seriously hurt,
so far as can bo learned,
COULD NOT FIGHT IT.
Firemen from Portsmouth, Norfolk vand
Berkley got the hose into position, *but
tho hoat of the flames drovo them bock
before they could approach within many
yards of the fire. To render matters all
the more hopeless, a terrlblo wind-storm
swept over that portion of Norfolk
county. A blinding cloud of dust, sand
nnd grit drove hundreds of men, women
anl children In every direction In'quest
of shelter. .
For nearly fifteen minutes tho wind
blow at the rato of at least fifty miles
an hour. Several children were hurled
from thoir feet and sent rolling across
tho thoroughfare. Mothers became panic
stricken. Hats were blown from bends
and never recovered. Presently a rcfreab
Ing shower made Its appearance and soon
cleared up the air. In a few minutes
the breeze moderated and veritable pande?
monium resolved itself into a scene of
In tome unacoountable way the fire
broko out about 10:13 o'clock In a build?
ing known as tho working shop, situated
in tho southern part of the yards. In this
wooden structure was stored a large
quantity of dried lumber. Within a very
few minutes tho entire building was In
flames. The wood repairing material burn?
ed like hay. In half an hour this wreck?
ing shed, as It was called, was falling,
in. The flames reached a height of at least
200 feet, and reached out hungrily on all
;-'i?:-;. ?i/? :..;,?.-rfh'ilr '?i\i?:::j\ ?? -, ?
storage house for the care of ?nan;- to?a
of stationary, the s.tipply headquarters
for tho Seaboard in thla entire ?section
of tho country.
MORE DEAD THAN ALIVE.
James Herold, a machinist, residing In
Cottage Place, rushed into tho wrecking
shod when tho blaze waR at its height.
He wns at home asleep when the alarm
sounded. Hastily dressing himself he hur?
ried out to .??uve his property. Into the
building he dashed heedless of tho pro?
testations of those about him. A burning
timber fell upon his shoulder bearing him
to the floor. Tho firebrand lay across his
body setting his raiment on fire. When
Fevorr.l men risked their own lives to
save the machfnest and succeeded in pull?
ing h'm out Into tho open air, the unfor?
tunate man was moro dend tlmn alive
Drs. MoMurrln and Maupln, Seaboard
physicians, administered to him. In re?
moving his clothes, Harold's flesh fell
from his body. Ho presented a spectacle
gruesome nnd Bhocklnc In the extreme.
A machinist named Penrose is reported
to have been seriously burned while at?
tempting to recover his tools. It was
stated that he was seriously wounded by
a falling plank in addition to sustaining
Intornal and external Injuries by fire.
MANY OUT OF WORK.
Burpee, a boss painter, was seriously,
though not fatally, cut about the head
by flying glass.
Several minor coses were reported, taut
on account of the lnteness of the hour
and tho excitement prevailing It was Im?
possible to arrlvo at a full and complote
detall of facts.
Three hundred men will be thrown out
The working shed, the stationary ware?
house, the paint and oil house, office
bulhJlng of the superintendent of -wood?
work, a large brtck building used for
the reception of passenger and Bleeping
cars.fl In which was located tho painting,
shop, tho carpanta' and cabinetmakers'
shops, fifty or mora box cars and eigh?
teen passenger coaches, A great deal
of the yard trnckago was destroyed. The
origin of the ftro is not known,
THE NEW STOCK
New YorK Firm to Take Issue
of Pennsylvania Company
at the Price of 120.
(By Associated Freas.)
NEW YORK, May ??.-Kuhn, Loeta &
Co., and Speyer & Co. announce that they
have formed a syndicate to underwrite
tho new stock Issue recently authorized
by tho Pennsylvania Railway Company.
The syndicate will underwrite all the
stock not taken by shareholders. It la
believed that a large block o? the Btook
will bo placed abroad.
Tno total amount of stock to be Issued
la $75,000,000, which is half of tho amount
authorized by tho directora last March,
The ?took is offered to shareholders at
ISO, which gives tho stock a oaslt value
UP AGAINST MANN
BILL GOOD AND HARD
(Fiiet-lal to The Tluiea-nispatcli.)
MATHBWS C. W., VA., May 23?S. B.
Richardson, the druggist at this placa,
and G. R.. Rlohardson and Claude Davis,
his clerk, were to-day placed under ar
i-'-st by tho Bheilff upon a warrant sworn
out by Ur. H- H. White, of'Orlm'a Island,
for culpable and criminal neglect In re?
fusing to All a prescription for whiskey
given by said White.
TliC trial la eet ?o?- next-Monday;
Windstorm Greatly Damages
/May Carnival Shows.
MRS. JULIA FLEMING HURT
Ticket Seller, Struck by a Falling T enl
is Rendered Unconscious?Enor?
mous Crowd Widely Scattered,
but No Ono Injured.
Tho storm of wind and lightning, with a
spurt of rain, which swooped down unex?
pectedly on the city last night, played
havoo with tho May carnival tonta and
shows, severely Injuring ono of the em?
ployes of tho General Amusement Com?
pany, Mrs. Julia Fleming, ticket seller.
The evening's entertainments wero In full
swing, with a crowd estimated at 4,DOC
men, women and children In attendance.
The people .?-cattored like a great brood of
. It was about 9:80 o'clock, and the
grounds and all tho touts were thronged
with men, women antl children, mid all
was going merrily, when suddenly, al?
most without a moment's warning, a
small cyclone struck tho pjirk and rngcel
for a few moments, but long enough to
wreck many of tho tents anil fronts of
tho various exhibitions and Inflict n dam
ago estimated by the management of the
carnival at nearly $4,000. It was all done
so quickly that Is was hard to realize,
and tho wonder Is that many wer? not
hurt, and that a panic did not ensue.
WAS A GENUINE TWISTER.
General Agent Coo, of the Carnival
Company, describes tho blow as a gen?
uine twister. Tho wind seemed suddenly
to swoop down on tho spot and blow
from all points of tho compass nt the
same time, swirling and sweeping and
raging with terrific fury till its force had
been spent. Only the coolness and Judg?
ment of- tho carnival ol.iclnls averted a
pancc, which. If once well started, might
have been serious. As noon as the grc.iT
fronts of the shows composed of can
v?sri stretched on timber? began to crash
down, theer was a rush fr,r the 'entrance
to tho grounds by the four or five thou?
sand perosns present. Inevitably there was
an alarming congestion at the exit, but tho
crowd was reassured by the calmness of
the management and fortunately any se?
rious crush was averted. Mirny of the
crowd, fearing a heavy downpour of
grandstand on the grounds, the ?very
the blow continued or resumed. Tn a
rain also, mid a repetition cf the cyclonic
disturbance rushed Into the base-ball
grandstand on the grounds tho very
worst place they could have sought had
the blow continued or resumei T n a
iho only ppr??jri hurt was Mrs. Fleming;'
of Cincinnati, who wis ii front of the
Templ..?*o?J-rsJi<T seillrg tickets for that
exhibition. A plci'e of lumber from the.
front of the Orient show tent crashed
down upon her, striking her on the head
and rendering her Insensible. Rhe recov?
ered soon aftorwurd , and It was dlscav
ered that slip had suffered only a severe
brulso from the blow. Not one of Hie
patrons of tho show, so far as reported
was hurt, though nil the tents were
crowded at tho tlnio, and so wore the
In tho midst of the havoo wrought tiy
the twister fho arc lights failed, and oriiy
the Incandescents lighted tho crowdTed
park. Even this light enabled ono to seo
at a glance that great damage had boon
dono In n short time. Tho dog and pony
show alono escaped damnge, but the an?
imal show and the Theatre do Fantaisie
suffered but little. The Orient and India
shows, tho largest on the grounds, were
the worst damaged, but the damage to
the Templo of Isis was, perhaps, most
costly. The front of tho Orient and India
shows cannot be used to-day, because
they cannot be replaced In time, but the
show will go on as usual. The front of
tho India show was composed of about
3,000 square feet of canvas, while that of
the Orient was about 75x30 feet In dimen?
sions. Roth of these were wrecked.
In the front of the Temple o? Isis was
a quantity of plate glass, much of which
was smashed In the crash. The front of
the Choir Inspired also contained some
expensive material, and this camo down
la the crash. Tho front of tho German
"Village was swept down also.
In the animal show Madnmo Planka had
Just gone on with her five lions for her
act when the twister came, and the exhi?
bition wan at once closed and tho specta?
tors rushed out.
DAMAGE BEING REPAIRED.
The carnival management immediately
set to work to repair the damage, and for?
tunately secured two scenlo artists, who
were put to work at once. Carpenters
were working on tho ground at midnight
putting up the wrecked fronts again. ,
Mr. Coo Announced last night that tho
carnival would open as usual to-day, and
all the shows would ho given' on time,
with no reduction or curtailment of tho
bill. This is children's day, when nil
under fourteen will be welcomed froe.
Others, of courso, can como by paying
tho small fee. Tho Indications are that
to-day will be tho biggest of the week
In point of attendance and Interest.
The damage last night is a serious blow
to tho carnival company, but. tlioy accept
It as a part of the fortuno? of business
and accept the situation philosophically.
A big hnlfl will bo made In the profits of
tho concern and of Its oo-bsnetlclary of
the exhibition, but with large attendance
to-day thlB will be In some measure made
up, It should bo said In this connection
that no carnival company that has ever
visited this city has a more refined and
gentlemanly corps of employes than the
BURNED TO GROUND
(Speclnl to Tho Tlmea-Dlspatch.)
GLOUCESTER C. H., VA., May 23.?
Gloucester Academy, Mr, Ttibb, principal,
was burnad down last night. Ton min?
ut?e after tho ftro was discovered _the roof
fell In, and In'thirty minutos no one could
enter tho hulldhii*. .Teacher?, pupila and
member? of the family escaped aafely.
Tlie furniture was saved from only ono of
the four itoora. The building wan Jnaurod,
and Mr. Tabb purposes to rebuild Imme?
diately. Tho school will be resumed Mon?
day, with a loss of only one day, and
will be ready for tho opening In Septem?
Special mention chould be mude of the
heroic conduct of Mr. Henry Hutcheson,
the assistant toucher, and tho pupils in
saving 'furniture. The ringing of tho
school bell brought In a few minutes at
least a hundred neighbors, and homes
by the score were thrown opui to the
Elevator Rope "Snapped. Kill?
ing Four People.
DEAD ARE BADLY MANGLED
Thirteen passengers Wore in tho Cage
When it Fell, and the Heavy Balance
Weight Crashed Down Upon
(By Amociiited Pre??.)
PITTSBURG, PA.. May 22.-Ono man
and three women were killed nnd fivo
or six Injured to-nfght at No. 1020 Fifth
Avenue, in a building oocuplcd by a
dancing academy. Tho causo of tho fa
Lnlltlea was tho snapping of tho elevator
ropes, allowing the cago to drop fifty
Tho dead are so badly mashed that
Identification hns been Impossible up to
midnight. The only ono whoao namo
may bo correct la Catherine Curtln. On
her body was found a railroad tlckot
with the name on It.
Among the Injured aro:
Harry Llpson, aged twenty-two;
bruised all over body and hurt inter?
Miss Kate Planlgnn, twenty-seven;
bruised nil over the body and suffering
Albert- Myers, aged twenty; fractured
Mrs. Lulu Postllwalto; scalp wound
and body bruised.
A banquet and ball was being held In
the buijding by the Pennsylvania Electro
Mechanical Institute, and every .avail?
able portion of the fifth and sixth floors
was crowded by members of tho insti?
tute and their friends.
At about 10 o'clock tho elevator, with
a load of thirteen passengers, started for
the banquet room on tho sixth floor.
When that floor was reached It was found
that every place was crowded, and tha
passengers decided to go to tho fifth floor,
where the dancing was In progresa. "When
between tho sixth and fifth floors the
steel cabio snapped, and with a resound
irg crash that was heard blocks away,
the cago dropped with its load of human
K smashed through the floor above the
cellar of the bulldnig and was stopped
by a braced pest of wood, three feat be?
low tho flrat floor. In this lnaccesalblo
position the passengers were Jammed un?
der broken timbers and twisted steel, .yet
none might have been killed had not the
heavy Iron balance -weight, weighing over
a ton. como crashing down upon them.
Miraculously, all but four were able to
scramble, out. The others were pinned
urdor the heavy weight. Four wero
Ti,3 ot-ir/J ? ii avails tli:--. L?s elevator
waii overcrowded, and Superintendent of
Police, John P. McTlgho ordered the arrest
of Professor D. N. Gllos. ? mechanical
engineer, and instructor of the Pennsyl
I varita Electro-Mechanical Institute, who
at the time of tho accident was running
| the elevator. It Is alleged that he allowed
i the elevator to be overcrowded, and that
be had not experience in running an ele?
vator, and was partly responsible for tho
SENTENCED TO PRISON
(Mpeclal Cahlo to Tho Times-Dispatch.
LONDON, May 22.?An up-to-date edi?
tion of Fagln, Dickons' professor of the
art of plcuing pockets In "Oliver Twist,"
has just been sentenced to a term of Im?
Threo young men and ono man of mid?
dle ag<j were arrested for being concerned
in the stealing and receiving of a quanti?
ty of leather goods.
The chlsf offender was tho oldest, a
man named Lewin Richard Smith, forty,
a denier In leather, who had boen twice
previously convicted, nnd who has been
ike ruin of p, great many young mon by
inducinK them to rob their masters.
It was sab] of Smith also that for hin
own protection he always got others to
look after tho proceeds of his theftB.
RIOT IN NEW ORLEANS
(Special to Tho Times-Dispatch.)
NERV ORLEANS. DA., May 22,?The
Howitzers quellen a riot and prevented
a policeman from being mobbed this af?
ternoon. During tho parado two men
got Into a right on Canal Street. A po?
liceman attempted to arrest them and
the surrounding crowd tried to mob him,
and under orders from Captain Myers
tho Howitzers broke ranks, charged tho
mob and rescued the policeman.
TWO ARE KILLED
BY A TORNADO
A Fierce Storm Swept Over
Kansas and Two Little
Children Its Victims.
(It; ?iM.c-1r.1ert Prrss.)
CLAY OKNT13H, KAN., May 22.?A se?
vere tornailo passed over Clay anil Rtley
counties this afternoon. At Bala, two
little girls named Baud, wore killed and
several persona Injured, ip^ii houses
were blown awny at Bala anrlmany cat?
tle killed. A Union Paolflo train narrow?
ly missed the storm, waiting at WakefleJd
until It had passed, Tho track then was
blocked with trocs.
HAVE GOOD STREETS
(Siicolol to TU? TliaM-riUpat?h.)
CHABI.OTTESV1DDE, VA., May ?3.~
Sealed bids were received to-day for the
laying of thirty thousand yarda of vitri?
fied brick and of forty-live thotiaand
yards of macadam pavement in the Im?
provement of the streets of Ciiurlvltas
JPaff, Klnswald und Bm.Uh, of Chilli
cotho, Ohio, were awarded the contract
for the ontira wurk at tho Hgurea bld;
'lim sp?cifications call for the aigiitng
of tho contract leu duya after the ac?
ceptance 'it tho bid, and the work la to
fcis comulottd wltliln ?six month*' J,
Virginia Episcopal Council
Protests Against Agitation.
MEET HERE NEXT YEAR
Bethany Institute to Be a Memorial to
Bishop Whittle?Rev. <J, Thompson
ters of the King,
(Special to Tho TtmeS-Dltpntch,)
WINCHESTER, VA., May 22.?After
being In sosslon In Christ Church slnco
Wednesday morning, the ono hundred and
eighth annual council of tho Protestant
Episcopal Church In the Dloceso of Vir?
ginia adjourned this evening to meet
next May in St. James Church, Rich?
Ministers and laymen exprossod them?
selves as well pleased with tho hospitali?
ty of their hosts. At tho last sosslon of
tho council a great deal of buslnoss was
transacted. A resolution was introduced
ana auopteit/recommendlng that Mt. Beth?
any Instituto at Richmond be used as tho
momorlal to Bishop Whittle. Bishop Gib?
son was requested to apppolnt a commlt
teo of five for tho purpose of raising
funds and to co-oporato with the trustees
of tho Institute.
The election o? an archdeacon for the
dloceso was postponed until next year.
On motion of Rev. W. M. Clark, of
'Richmond, tho bishop's salary was raised
to $3,G00 per annum, ?
Rev. John J. Gravatt, of Richmond,
read the annual report of tho Virginia
Female Institut? at Staunton, which
showed that Institution to be in a thriving
NO O.IIANGI* OF NAME.
Judge Wallace again brought up hts
resolution endorsing that part of the bish?
op's address In relation to tho plan of
changing tho name of 1he Protestant
Episcopal Church of America. This res?
olution was to hav? been the order at
10 o'clock to-day. but as tho council was
anxious to dispose of It without further
delay It was taken up late yestorday.
The resolution, which adequately express?
ed tho sentiment of the body was unani?
mously carried. At to-day's sosslon, Rev".
Dr. Angus Crawford, of the Theological
Seminary', moved for a reconsideration
of the resolution. His motion was carried
and ho then offered tho followng resolu?
tion as a substitute, which, was unani?
mously adopted: "Itesolived. that tlid
council of the Protestant Episcopal
Church of Virginia cordially endorses
that portion of Its bishop's address which
?;c.jj.3 ,ji the o.-opo'i'd _oh"fCuR?> in the rume
of tho Protest ant Episcopal Church of
"It believes any such action on tbe
part of tho general convention would
be unwise, misleading and revolutionary
in Its consequences, and the council en
tors its solmon prolest against further
agtatlon of this subject as a hindrance
to tlie peace and growth of our beloved
church and unity of Christendom."
The annual report of the Woman's
Auxiliary was thon read by Rev. Dr.
John Moncure, of Richmond. A sum?
mary showed the following amounts paid
out during the year: Foreign missions,
$1,232.20; domestic missions, $1,03?.?; dio?
cesan missions, $1,20(5; boxes in A^glnia,
valued at J1.197.C3; omergency fund. J102;
united offering, 550.70; Whittle momorlal
chapel, $S0G.fi5; specials, $-17.
Tho Junior Auxiliary was as follows:
Foreign missions. $274.78; domestic mis?
sions, $92.11); boxes, valued at $7*2.70:
united offering, 1B.G8; babios' offering,
Tho grnnd total represented a sum of
$8,007.70. Tho a?nual report of the prayei
book distribution fund, read by Re?i\ W.
D. Smith, of Frederlelisburg, wan reforred
to Rev. E. L. Goodwill, of Richmond, and
W. C. Bentley.
When Rev. William Mendo Clark,' of
Richmond, read the report of the ln
crenso of tho ministry, considerable dis?
cussion was precipitated ns to tho amount
of money that should he sot npart for
this purpose. One hundred dollars was
the sum finally agreed upon.
From the chair, lllshop Gibson an?
nounced that he accepted the renuncia?
tion of Rev. J. Thompson Hnrgrov?, for?
merly of the Dloceso, against whom
there had been gravo charges affecting
his moral character. Hargrove, It ap?
pears. Is a native of Now York State,
but had been attached to the Dloceso of
Connecticut, and Rlsliop' Gibson rond a
lengthy correspondent'? between himself
and Bishop Thurstoii, of Connecticut, In
relation to the deposition of Hargrove,
The offenses Hnrgrovn Is alleged to have
committed occurred dining his stay In
this Dloceso. A resolution wan Intro?
duced nnd adopted, recommending that
Hargrove bo deposed, and that no further
proceedings bo Instituted against him
by the council. The charges wer? em?
bezzlement, Immorality and cruelty to
Rev. Edward 8. Hlnka. of Leesburg,
read the annual report of the State of
the Church. This report was prefaced
by a beautiful tributo to the lato Rlshop
Whittle, which Is the second expression
of the council's admiration and reverence
to go on record. Tho late beloved bishop
was spoken of ns "a man among mon,"
anil townrd the close of that part of tho
document In reforenoo to the distin?
guished churchman, Mr. Hlnks read the
sentence: "Thore wan not one blemish
upon tho fair escutoheon of his charac?
ter." Fivo thousand coplee of the report
will be printed for distribution.
DAUGHTERS OF TILE KING.
In aiuiat Church Chapel to-day special
servloos were held for tho Assembly of
the Daughter? of the King-.
Rev. Dr. John Moneure. of Richmond,
conducted devotional exerclsi-B and
Bishop Gibson administered the holy com?
munion at H>;80.
At the business session Miss M. A.
Fulton, of Richmond, tho retliincr presi?
dent, and the other officer?,' reported,
showing an ?noouraghib condition In the
?oclety, and ofllcera ware olouteil as fol?
Mrs. John Moncure, of Richmond, pres?
ident; MUs Fulton, vioe-presldont, nnd
Miss M. OT. Ward, of this city, secretary
A. nicstsage of grating was rocelved
from Misa H. L. Ryenon, of New York,
tho general secretary, and the moating
adjourned until S o'olook to-night, when
special sorvloe? were hoi?".
At this time tho Rov. Dr. William M.
Dame, reotor of Memorial Church, Balti?
more, delivered an address on the eub
joot of the wo.k of tho order, Rev.
,E. L,. Goodwin, of Richmond, also ipoto.
Banner of Confederacy
Flung to the Wind.
TO THE OLD TUNES
Virginia Played Conspicuous^
Part in Grand Parade.
MEN WERE IN LINE
Four Hours from the Time tho March.
Started Until it Was Disbanded.
Virginia Sponsors Rodo at
Head of Procession and
<?F*rom a Staff Correspondent.)
NEW ORLEANS, LA., May 22.?While
thousands without nurabor looked on,,,'
thousands to-day Joined la mighty pa-,
rade, which brought to an end the Con-.''
federate reunion .of 1003, Broad, beauti-v
ful Canal Street presented a wonderful;
spectacle. As far as tho eye could reacltf
it was o. mass of waving flags, uniform*'
and tho bright garments of women/
Mrs, Stonewall Jackson and others, be?
loved by the Confederacy, revlewod the;
column as it swept along to the sound;
of martial music and tho roll of drums?
Prominent in tho parade and tho object
,of much applause wore tho veterans?;
military land sponsors from "Virginia.
The Richmond Howitzers, headed by-.
Captain Myors, and attired M their
splendid full dress uniforms, marched
with the Louisiana ?Field Artillery, and?
were often loudly cheered.
The sponsors rode in carriages. In on?
flag-bedecked vehicle wero Miss LJzzlo
Myers, sponsor for the Howitzers; MIsS
Salllo Wray( sponsor for Lee Camp, and
tho maids of honor, Mlaa Mary Myers
and Misa Miriam Mlllblaer. All of the
fair sponsors were the recipients of
groat attention, and they more than di?
vided honora with the veterans, and. tho
THS GRAND PARADE.
To New Orleans was revealed this day
what no man has Been for two acoro
years or more. For a few brief houra
sha had cIoeo to her heart tho Incarnate
iiplrlt of the Confederacy, and for her it
lived and breathed again. Always hers
to love. It was to-day hera to have and
to hold. Once more she pressed to her
lips tho white-starred croas of blue on
tho crimson fluid and flung it loose to tho
wind that loved It well, tha symbol of
the cause for which the heroes fought
nnd by whoso blood it was purged and
tin notified. It was a revelation in pas
alonato patriotism, nnd tho old soldiers
of tho South an offering of affection that
was closely akin to worship.
Tho hour aet for tho great parade was
8 o'clock. Just at 8 o'clock there cama
from tho east end of the thoroughfare a
bugle's shrill note. It wiib the call of
"Forward, march," and as It has been
obeyed on many bloody field, so was' It
obeyed now. Tlieer waa a cry from the
throng, a toas of crimson banners, and.
then In closed ranks the men of tho South
caino on. Up St. Charles Street tho
column turned, passing under the oyea
of General Cordon, too ill to take part
in tho parade, and marched away to tha
Leo monument, around one half of which
it circled, and passed on south along St.
Charles Avenue to Felicity Street, whora
tho'counter-march was begun on St.'
Charles ?Vvenue. Tho Leo monument was
passed agnln on the oppoalto side and,
then the way was down Camp Street. ? to''
Canal. Tho parade disbanded there.
The day was of a tropical nature, the
sun heat oauslng some of the veterans
to drop from tho ranks. At the head of
tho column canio General Leveret, oC
Now Orleans, with his numerous start.
The scarlet uniforms of tho Bugle Corps
were seen ahead of Company A, tho
Confederate veterana, of Memphis, whose
splendid marching caused great applnuao,
Behind Company A cama a beautifully
decorated float, upon which were seated'
tho sixteen heralds of tho reunion; Ml>:3
Eunice Miclile, of Virginia; Miss Willie
Henry, of Louisiana, for Maryland; Mis*
Julia Alexander, of North Carolina; Misa
M. 13. Wateroua, of South Carolina; Miss
Illolse Vance, of Tennessee; Miss Fran?
cia Moldrlm, of Georgia; Miss Wllllo
llnrlaon. of Alabama; Miss Tlthcl Silvey.
of Mississippi; Miss Elliott Todliuntor, of
Missouri ; Misa RlUabeth Fleming, of
Florida, Miss Kstello Carwri?ht, of Texa-i;
Miss B?salo Rogers, of Arkansas; MlM
Madeline Rldgeford, of Kentucky; Miss
Desalo Htz, of Louisiana; Miss Huiinett,
A, Colomnn, of Indian Territory. Tha
young ludios, all In white, presented a
beautiful picture, surnuiidt-d by the f-ny
decorations of the ilo.it, and no feature
of this parado, with th.i one exception of
the old Holdlers, brought forth ho much
LAD1FS IN' CARRIAGES.
Following tha young ladles wet'q oar
ralees, in which *weor ladici whose bus
band? bad rendered distinguished service!)
to the Confederacy. They wore Mrs. Stone?
wall Jackson, Mrs. 12, Klrby-Smltli, Mrs.
Hrnxton Bragg, Mrs. J. Thomas Hommes,
and Mrs. John Reg&n. Judge Regon was
in ono ?of Um carriages with one of the
ladies, After these luul rolled away wiib
tho cheers following after, cnnie tho pa?
rado Itself, tha veterans, old, soldiers of
At the bend of the veteran*- ro<1o Gen?
eral C. I. Walker, commanding the Pa
piu-tin?r.t of the Army o? Northern Vir?
ginia, and the Division of Ids Depart??
maiit inarched. In the following ordor:
Smith. Carolina, North Carolina, Virulilla,
West Virginia and Maryland. ? ?
General S. D. Lea, of tho Arms? of Ton?
nessea Department, ?rode with hl? ataff
JUit behind ft carriego containing Mayor
Capedevllle, General A. H, Biewm and
General Joseph Wheeler. Following
General Lee wer* tl(<) division* of his d??
part me nt, Louisiana, Tciibess???. Ala?
bama, Florida. Mlsa'^-ilpiil, Ooorgla and
General dibeii. o
liii-L'i. lieodad the hu
isloa i-i the ?14