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Citizens of Newport News
Protest Against Outrages.
THE MILITARY INSPECTED
The Government Officers' Boathouse
?nd Bathhouse in tho Rear of the
Chamberlin Burned?A Launch
Destroyed; One Damaged.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
NEWPORT NEWS, VA., Juno 22_In
?ccordance with tho proclamation recently
Issued by Mayor ?Moss, a big muss meet?
ing was held at the eoiirthouso to-night
for tho purpose ot protesting against tho
recent outrages against the Jews In Rus?
tia, A lengthy resolution was adopted
condemning tho treatment of the Jews und
uniting with citizens of cities all over the
country In calling upon the authorities
to take some stops to protect them.
In the absence of the Mayor, who Is
out of the city, the meeting was presided
over by Mr. D. 8. Jones, president of tho
Among tho speakers woro Rev. Dr. J,
XV. Porter, pastor of the First Baptist
Church; Rev. E. T. Wellford, pastor of
tho First Presbyterian Church; Rev.
George W. Wray, pastor of Trinity Meth?
odist Church; Row E. A. Shenk, pastor of
Trinity Lutheran Church; Messrs. A. Ci
Gnrrett, Maryus Jones and 'draff.
Tho annual memorial services of the
Odd-Fellows were held at the First Bap?
tist Church yesterday afternoon at 3
o'clock. Tho sermon was preached by
Rev. Dr. J. XV. Porter.
Horse and bicycle races will be pulled
off here on July 4th, nnd some rare sport
Is expected to bo bad. The horse races
will be nt the new park of the Hampton
Roads Driving Club, at Riverview, and
the bicycle races will be at the old Green
lawn track. Horses from Baltimore, Nor?
folk and other places will bo among tho
entries for tho day.
This week will be a record breaker for
exports and Imports from tills port In
the summer season. Five regular cargo
Blilps arrived last wee'r. and the forces
at the custom-house nnd shipping offices
havo been kept busy. The figures for this
week will run unusually high.
The Huntington Rifles nnd the Newport
News Light Infantry were Inspected to?
night at the new armory by regular army
officers from Washington, this bring tbo
first annual Inspection under tho Dick
military bill. The companies liavo been
In -their largo new armory only a few
days, consequently tho Inspectors found
the soldiers In rnther confused surround?
ings, but both companies had a full at?
tendance and made an excellent showing,
The announcement thnt the Inspection
would bo bold to-night came us a sur?
prise to Captains Johnson nnd Gllkerson
last Friday night, and they at once set
to work to put their commands on the
best possible, pinne for the Inspection.
Both companies spent yesterday nt tbo ar
tnprv' preparing for tbe ordeal.
y CEREMONIES OVER ? LAUNCH.
At the Casino this afternoon Interest?
ing exercises were held attending the
dedication of the handsome new steam
launch. Agnes E. Weston, which was
presented to the Sailors' Rest, of this
city, by a wealthy Norfolk citizen. Sev?
eral addresses were made, nnd the cere?
monies concluded with flag-raising above
the llttlft launch, which will assist In
pushing the. work of the Rest among tho
sailors who come into port. Tho exor?
cises were under the auspices of the
Ladles' Help Guild.
? .F. Nagle, who was arrested some
time ago on the chnrge of shooting D.
It. Baskntt, was to-day released on ?'IOO
bond, Baskett being able to leave the
hospital this morning. Baskett's recov?
ery was nothing short of miraculous,
as a ball passed through his liver nnd ho
was given up for dcRd.
The training ships Topoka nnd Prairie
have returned to Old Point from Balti?
more, where they went for the saenger
fest. They will remain in tbe Roads
io join the training squadron, which will
assemble July 1st under Rear Admiral
Wise. Eight training ships will comprise
?TCTRF. ?.? OLD POTNT.
Th? ?.government oltleers' boat house
and bath house at Old Point, In tho rear
ot the Chamberlin Hotel, nnd near the
Chesapoako and Ohio depot, was de?
stroyed by fire late Saturday night. Tho
launch Portland was destroyed and an?
other launch wns damaged. Three sol?
dier firemen from the fort were over?
come by the heat nnd nent to the hospi?
tal, where they recovered under medical
The American line steamship St. Louis,
reported to como hero for docking July
1st. will not arrive until August 1st.
Percy Norflent, a Norfolk negro, was
drowned ^t Bay View, adjoining Buckroe
Beach, yesterday afternoon, The negro
could not swim, and, standing on a board,
he announced his Intention of diving
Into 'ten feet of water. Ho never ramo
At Trinity M. E. Church next Sunday,
Rev. O. W. Wray will preach a special
sermon on the two hundredth anniversary
of the birth of .lohn Wnsloy.
Rev. W. C. Wicker, pastor of the Now
port News Christian Church, has been
advised that his resignation from the
pastorate of thnt rhurrh will be accepted,
to take effect July 1st. Rev, Mr. Wicker
accepted the chair of science nnd philo?
sophy -at Elon College, North Carolina.
The Christian Missionary Board In
charge of supplying churches with pas
1ors has arranged with Rev. ('. J, Jones,
formerly of New Bedford, Mass., und
now conducting revival services near
Norfolk, to take the pulpit until Novem?
ber 1st. Rev. Mr. Jones will take the
chair of theology at the Palmer Unlvpr
i-lty In Indians In November.
LITTLE BOY DRINKS
? (Speda! to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
JKFFRE8S. VA., June '??.?A little ron
of Waller D. Moseley, living near hero,
died from the effects of concentrated Ivo,
which it drank, mistaking It for water.
The lye had rieen pur In a glass, and
while no one was noticing the little fel?
low drank of li.
Farmer:; in thin section are very appre?
hensive a? tur ihr- \velfara of their hogs,
which uic (lying of chultra at an uluriu
W. 3i. Gooch, one of the largest raisers
of hogs In Mecklenburg, slates that he
has lost between loo and ?00 head Within
tjje last few weeks.
TUSSI-R WITH A LUNATIC
Police Sergeant Nearly Killed by Crazy
Negro In a Cell,
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch j
ROANOKE, VA., June 22. Sergeant
Grev?e, of the police forcer, hud n don?
neiate niesle with a nigro lunatic named
Mose Davis to.day.. jje went (ntq the
cell to get a lock, when the nejrro Jump?
ed on him. When the sergeant uttemptetj
to use his blackjack on him, the luna'.jc
forked It away.
Tho lunatic, was soon ?'-itlng th.i test
of tiiw, *"d If aralfilunce had not ar.
?iv*u\. wouli hav* Hilled ihe oillcer.
The recent marriage
of a couple of cripples,
each having only half
the proper comple?
ment of anna
and legs, wae
?noted by the
prcas esa" con?
ity." But who
notes the mar?
occur, daily in
which both par?
ties arc cripples
means, as a rule, in
and lack of nutrition ?p,
points to disease of ^
the stomach and di?
gestive and nutritive
tract. Doctor Pierce's
Golden Medical Dis?
covery cures diseases
of the stomach and
other organs of digestion.,
and nutrition. It enable?
the perfect nourishment
of the body, aud so builds
it up in sound health and strength.
"I had been a great sufTerer from Indigestion
for the last nine years." write? ntrs. Margaret
Stlligle, of Owing? Mills, Maltlmore Co., Mei.
"I wns such ? wreck it seemed death was near,
but to-day con say I feel like another woman.
I have received much anil lasting ?rood from tir.
Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery and ' 1'uvorile
Pcscrlptlon.' I have taken twetil'v-nve bottles '.n
oil. and followed the nelvlee of lir. R. "'. ?lerce,
and am happy to say lliot life In worth living
now. A thousand thanks for your treatment."
Do not be cajoled into trading a sub?
stance for a shadow. Any substitute
offered as "just as good" as "Golden
Medical Discovery " is a shadow of that
medicine. There are cures behind every
claim made for the " Discovery."
The Common Sense Medical Adviser,
IOoS large pages, in paper covers, is sent
free on receipt of twenty-one one-cent
stamps to pay expense of mailing only.
Address Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. V.
Plans to Put Into Effect Per?
manent Road Improve?
(Special to Tim Tlmcs-Dlspatcli.)
CHESTERFIELD, VA., Juno 22.?The
County Supervisors met at the court?
house to-day, closing the work ot tho
fiscal your ending with this month. All
six of tho present members vili renew
lliclr bonds and continuo In olllco until
the end of tho year 100,1. No mooting
if Ilio Advisory Road Board was held
to-day, as scheduled, because of the In?
ibii! ty of several of the members to at?
tend, and a meeting of tlio board has
icon c?lled for tho fourth Monday In
Sir. David F. LaPrnde, who was
:leeted by tho supervisors on June Sth
is County Superintendent of Roads,
inder tho new road law for Cliesterllold
lounty, and who has decided to accept
Iho office and qualify, was to-day di?
rected by Iho Board Of Supervisors to
confer with the Individual members of
the hoard nnd nscertaln by personal ob?
servation what portions of the roads of
each magisterial district aro mostly In
need of permanent Improvement, , In
order that nt the next board meeting
the matter of applying the ''permanent
road fund" may be intelligently dis?
cussed by the supervisors and tlio Ad?
visory Road Board jointly.
A committee appointed io look Into
the management of the county poor
houso to-day made report thnt the ex?
pense of feeding nnd clothing tho In?
mates of the poorhoiisn for lust year, find
of burying those paupers who died there,
amounted to $1,049. A serious question
with the supervisors Is what to do with
tbo numerous applications from tho
poor of the county who destro nssist
unco .from tho county In the way of
monthly allowances, but who aro un?
willing to go to the poorhouse.
In a great many Instances the county
saves by nllowlng small amounts by wny
of nld to persons who nro allowed to re?
main at their usual pinces of abode and
do what they can towards their own
support, Instead of sending such persons
to tho poorhouso nnd supporting thorn
entirely, but thin system occasions num?
erous appeals for aid, nnd during tho
llseal year ending last June nearly
?2,000 was paid out for support of the
poor who were not Inmates of tho poor
The Virginia Telephone Compnny to?
day pelllloned tho Board of Supervisors
to allow It to construct Its linos along
the public roads of Chesterfield county,
and the bonrd entered an order grant?
ing tho petition for such rights In the
premises ns it bad, If any.
Dr. J. G. Cllllam, our genlnl County
Treasurer, hns recently refused ? bona
'ililo offer of $(?5,000 for his fine old farm
and residence on tho Appnmnttox River,
not far from Wlntorpoclc, of this county.
GO TO ST. LOUIS
Arrangements Made to Spend
a Week at the St. Louis
(Spoetai lo 'l'ho Tlmos-Dlsjiatch.)
BI,ACKBUUR?, ?'?., Juno 23.-t?1??
Hoard of Visitors of the Virginia Pnly
tcclinlo Institute, nt tholr annual meeting
lr.st week, gave permission for tho bat?
talion of cariota to vh-.lt tho Rt. l.ouls
Exposition next spring. The exposition
opens lu May, and tho battalion will bo
early In June and remain ono week.
The Htg Four Railway has courteously
Offered Iho cadets every facility lu the
way of transportation, Tho visit promises
to he of high educational value, an well
as a most enjoyable erne, and ihn students
aro already looking eagerly forward to
About llfty eiaileti nre still here, tho
majority of whom will remain lioro dur?
ing the summer. j
The senior class for the session of ISftfr
'?i will number nearly one hundred, the
largest In the history eif the school. Tho
next session will also no eiouht he tho
most successful one. and should Dr. ?Mo?
Hrydo receive the help tlio primed now
? eeiia ho will make It the largest und best
li.-iltution of its kind in the whole corin?
The . commencement exorcises "f last
week, which gave hustle to the town and
cainpUB, belli? over, the usual change has
tejten place, and Instead of life and e'onv
motlon the community has settled down
A (treat many "^ t,ie friends, of the In.?
slltutloo are still hc-re, and some will like-'
ly spemi the summer at iliis iielightful
il ilio Virginia l'ulyteclmlc Instituto had
another dormitory and the mess hall en?
larged for next t.c-silou to meet the crowd?
ed condition which will exist, the officers
of (he Institution would feel easier In
mu.J. . )
College Men Handle the Brake
RUN WITHOUT TROUBLE
Tally-Ho Lines Are Doing a Good Bus?
iness?Heavy Damage by Hail in
Prince George and Sussiex.
(.Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
PETERSBURG!, VA., June 22.?The
street enr situation In Petersburg Is ns
qtllet ns If no strike wero on. Cars on tho
Washington Street, Sycamore Street,
Blandfrird and Fcrndnlc lines made their
regular runs throughout the <1ny yes?
terday and there wero no demonstration
of nny kind.
There hmre boon applications enough
mado nt the company's oiilcc hero by men
In Petersburg and vicinity to run every
car nnd havo nn extra force, but the com?
pany Is not making haste In tho matter
ns they do not wish to lili all tlio positions
desiring to give some of tliclr former em?
ployes their work again.
Young men Just from college, who,
heretofore, have i'.cvriioii themselves to
the pleasures of social life aro now mo?
torm?n nini conductors in Petersburg.
They birre been trained for the work
nnd seem to handlo their cars with as
much skill as tho men older In tho ser?
The other unions In the city have ex?
pressed sympathy for the striking car
men nnd proffer their aid. Some have mot
and adopted resolutions expressing their
sympathy and nssuring the men of tholr
The tally-ho lines by the men nre still
helng run and nre doing; a good business.
This morning ono of the wagons brought
the Matonea workmen Into the city.
The company In pnylng all the men who
call at tho office, and nearly all the men
have now received their wages. No trou?
ble Is anticipated, but to safeguard
against any no cars are run at night.
DAMAGE BY HAIL.
Fnrmers from Prince George nnd Sun
sex counties report considerable damage
to crops by the heavy hall-storm In those
counties last Friday afternoon. In somo
places the hall stones boat through tho
tops of the In.tifira.
A Bohemian farmer living In Prlnco
flcorgo county, not far from Petersburg,
together with his daughter, took refuge
in his barn during tho storm. Lightning
struck the barn, shocked the farmer and
his daughter, ns well ns tho horses, Ono
of the horses. In foiling to tho Moor, fell
on the girl nnd painfully Injured her.
There are eight candidates for tho
office of Superintendent of tbo Alms
house, to fill the vacancy just occasioned
by the resignation of Dr. Smith. Tho
Board of Overseers will probably elect
Dr. Smith's successor nt Us next meet?
Tho totnl register of the Methodist
Sunday schools In Petersburg Is now
2,-206, This Is the largest In the history
of tbe association. The union meeting
of nil the schools In the city was held
nt Wesley Church yesterday afternoon.
Mr. J. A. Collins entertained the
Chinese latindrymen nt his home, on Jef?
ferson Street yesterday afternoon, where
they heard their nativo music reproduced
by the phonograph.
Mr. ??. P. Struttoli, president, nnd Mr.
.1. Nelson Palteson, secretary and treas?
urer of the Petersburg Chamber of Com?
merce, will attend the meeting of the
Board of Trade at Virginia Beach.
Mr. W. N. Friend lost a valuable mule
yesterday from lockjaw.
The commencement exercises of St.
Joseph's Academy will take place at the
Young Men's Christian Association Hall
to-morrow afternoon at ? o'clock. An
Interesting entertainment will he given
by tho pupils.
A. P. Hill Camp, nt Its meeting, will
discuss the matter -of tho reunion of
Mahono's Brigade In this city.
The excursion to Virginia Beach nnd
Capo Henry for tho benefit of Market
Street Church will he run July Sth.
Cole Younger nnd Prank James will
givo their Wild West show In this city
Miss Eva Wilson Thayer, daughtor of
Mr. Bulto Thayer, nnd Mr. Patrick
O'Connor, of Portsmouth, were married
In St. Joseph's Catholic Church, In this
city, this afternoon at half-past 5 o'clock,
Rov. Father O'Farroll officiating. . Tho
bride Is an attrnctlvo young lady, who
formerly lived In this city, but now In
Portsmouth, The groom Is a well-hnown
and popular young man of that city.
KILLED ON THE TRACK
A Negro Woman Commits Suicide.
John Wesley Day.
(Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
ALEXANDRIA. VA., Juno 22.?John
Cubbnge, nn emplo'yo of Iho contractor?
engaged In laying a double track on tho
southern side of this city, wns struck
this morning and instantly killed by a
passenger train at Kdsall's Station, six
mile? below here. Tho remains wero
brought to Alexandria, mid will ha for?
warded to Shenaniloah, Va., his l'annoi?
home, for Interment, The unfortunate
man was walking between the oltl and
tlio new truck, when ho was struck by
th? pilot of tho passenger and was hurl?
ed several feet. He wits not known hore
but It is said that ho has a family In
Slionandoah. lie was about forty years
Anulo Ware, a colored woman, about
thirty years of age, committed B?letelo
early this morning by swallowing a large
draught of laudanum. She was conveyed
tu tlio Alexandria Hospital, but It was
too (ate to savei her Ufe. 1)1 health Is
supposed in have been tho cause of tho
The Methodists of this city will unito
Wednesday evening next antl the follow-*
lug Sunday .afternoon to appropriately
commemorato tha two hundredth anni?
versary of tho birth of John Wesley, tho
founder of Methodism,
?? ????? JOKE
An Erroneous Report Concerning a
Strong Financial Institution.
(Special to Tlie Ttmes-DiMmlch.)
LOUISA, VA,, June ?2.?Some mis?
guided person or persons, unknown, havo
circulated & rumor calculada to injure
temporarily ono of tho strongest hank?
ing Institutions in this section of tho
Last Thursday and Friday Mr. P. B.
Porter, cashier of the Bank of Loulfa,
attended the meeting of the Bankers'
Association at Lynchburg. Ho had
hardly reached his destination lief ire
Inquiries began to come In by 'phone
fioni tho country districts as to the
nulli of a rumor that the Bank of Louiaa
had fulled and the, cashier gone to parts
unknown. ' ., "
The matter was treated heru as a
huge Joke, and tho uneasy Inquiries were
greeted with a hearty laugh, In respons ?
to Ihe absurd story, but the rimmr hau
gained such proportions ns to work In?
jury with those unacquainted with f ?
facts, , /I
In accordance ? with tlio report ni/E
to the Auditor of the Htnt" on .fu>/ fl
J90?. the bank has on deposit }134/ ?
and Cut Qlass.
This collection Is ft notable
one. from the purely artlstlo
standpoint, antl?ns tho season
demands?the prices aro half
and less than half our usual
low prices. '
Now shapes In Silverware?
rich cuttings . In Cut-Glnss.
This offering will strike a re?
sponsivo chord In the purses
of all bargain seekers.
A visit no obligation to pur
Cor. Second and Broad S is.,
surplus nnd undivided profits, $20,SOIS.fil,
and the business has steadily Increased
from Its beginning, nnd was never In a
morn healthy nnd prosperous condition.
In addition to tho above figuren should
ho added $7,000 or $8,000, the cost of tho
handsome . now building recently erected
and now occupied hy tho hank.
The humor with '"hloh It was treated
here nt first hns now changed to Indig?
nation on the part of tho business com?
? scrinila accident occurred In tho
procession Which followed the remains
of Mrs.' C. T). Flanagan to the gravo this
morning. Mrs. John G. May, wlfo of
the Mayor of Louisa, In an effort to es?
cape a frightened plunging horse at?
tached to a. buggy directly In front of
the one In which sho. with ? lady com?
panion, wero seated. Jumped and fell
with great forco, almost under the rear?
But for tho timely aid of aevoral gen?
tlemen she would In all probability have
been killed, As 11 wns, sho Is suffering
ferrlbly from nervous shock, besides
painful lacerations and bruises.
Night Trains Stopped on the Atlantic
(Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
BOYDTON. VA., June 2"!.-Tlie candi?
dates for the county offices have been
e|iilto activo since tlio Democratic County
Committee of Mecklenburg has decided
to have th*. candidates chosen by pri?
marlos. For nom?? e>f the offices, there
aro many candidates and they are worK
Ing hard. It Is not known whether or
not tho Republicans will put. any man
in tho field, as they are very much In the
minority, since the new registration went
Messrs. E. B. Goode, C. T. Baskervllle.
I,. W. Wimbish and A. J. Davis, old
cadets of the Virginia Military Institute,
left hero yesterday for Lexington, to at?
tend the unveiling of the monument
erected to the memory of the young ca?
dets who fell at New Market during; tho
Civil War. The last two gentlemen be?
longed to tho corps of cadets and wero
engaged In tho battio.
An Incident in connection with this fight
is well worth relating as showing the, gal?
lantry ot this younbgshrduliui ntinunu
lantry of these young soldier boys.
Cadet Wlmblsh happened to be placed
In tho rear ranks, while the battle was
raging. He asked a comrade in front
to got back and lot him get. In front,
so eager was he to get a shot,
The night trains ot the Atlantic and
Danville branch of the Southern, was
discontinued Saturday night. Tlio etop
plng of those trains will causo much In?
convenience to the business peoplo all
along the lino as thoso trains' carriel tlio
Mr. James Walker, living near .Smith's
Cross Ronds, liad his stable, ono horso
and ono mulo and his forage consumed by
fir? last week. Loss $500. with no Insur?
ance. The lire Is believed to be tho work
of ari Incendiary. Mr. Walker Is about
eighty years of ago and the loss Is a
Editor J. R. Johnson, of the Mecklen?
burg Times, with his bride of only a few
days, reached hero Saturdny from Lan?
County Officers Nominated by Popular
(Speclnl to Tho Tlmes-niRpiitoh.)
CARTERSV1LLE,? VA.. June 22,-OwIng
to a storm Saturday night tho returns
from the primary could not bo secured
by 'phone. They are as follows:
For county treasurer, Mr. Boaz Ford
has ? majority of forty-four votes over
Mr. C. W. Dickinson. For Common?
wealth's attorney, Mr. William M. Smith
gained a majority of two hundred and
seventy votes over Mr. Paul McRne.
In District No. 1, Mr. E. B. Davis has
a majority of fifty-nine VOtes\ ovor Mr.
Thornton Ilolninn, and ir/Dlstrlct No. 2
Mr. Cioorgo Adams has the nomination
for commissioner of revenue with a ma?
jority of 11") votes over Mr. Junlus Flem
FRANK JAMES ONCE
LIVED IN LYNCHBURG
LYNCHBURG, VA? Juno 22,-Frank
James, who Is boro with a wild west
show, was a resident of Lynchburg at
the limn that his brother, Jesso James,
was killed hy tho Ford brothers, When
asked why ho selected us ? residence tho
home near the College Hill reservoir, ho
stated In the event of his being pursued
ho could easily havo got to the moun?
tains and thus would have escaped, yes?
terday aftornnon ho wont up to his old
home nnd took a look nt It,
Cal On Steamship Company
for More Frequent and
(Specilli to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
GLOUCESTER, VA., June 22.-A meet?
ing of th? citisene was held at Glouces?
ter Courthouse Saturday to take action in
regard to a better service than that now
given thla county by tha Old Dominion
Steamship Company from hero to Nor?
folk, Judge James M. Tallaferro was
called to the chnlr and It was resolved
that a committee bo appointed to wait on
tho agent of Ihe Old Dominion Steamship
Company and. urge the Import, nice of a
dally lum with a. better and moro uouimo
'hous bout than the llanitpton Bonds, se?
cond, should Hk< Old Dominion Steamship
Company he unable or unwilling to give
a dally service, tire committee to make
arrangements with gomo other line on fir?
' The following committee was appointed:
J. G. Williams. S. J. Rowe, A. W.
Withers, ?. ?. ?????, J. Ashby Jones,
.James \V. Robins, James Nut tall, John
B. Tallaferro, Dr, il'. R. lagar and W.
K. l'crilu. j
The committee will meet u similar com?
mittee nom Jjathewl) county at the Muu
Ucello, in Norfolk, Jon Tuesday evening
? at 8 o'clock, and cfcclde upon? a coursa
ut action, |
AT THE V.M.I.
Old Boys Come from the Four
?Winds of Hoaven.
NEW MARKET IS THE CRY
The Commencement Opens With Mili?
tary Exercises?The Board of Visi?
tors In Secret Session?Military
German a Brilliant Affair.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LEXINGTON. VA., Juno 22,-Now Mar?
ket week at tho Instituto bids fair to be
in ninny ways the most enjoyable nnd
altogether notable period ot similar
length In tho history of tho old school.
In 1S?9 tho jubileo of the Institute wns
celebrated and graduates wero hero from
all over tho country. Thal was a gemerei
celobrntlon ami tlio boys were come to?
gether to talk of all tho glories of tholr
But thoy are now bore to talk New
Market, tho glory of tho West Point of
tho South, and of Virginia specially T.or
It was untlor the blue nnd white standard
of Virginia that those boys fought on
that memorable lfith of Muy, issi.
Between thirty and forty of tho sur?
vivors of the famous charge aro already
hero, and many moro aro on tho way and
will take part In tfio parado to-morrow.
This parade of tho survivors In being
looked forward to with keenest anticipa?
tion. It will be unlquo lu tho history of
tho veterana of the war between the
States, for no other school stfjit Its corps
of students to the battlefield to' win vic?
tory and death.
BOARD IN SESSION.
The exorcises to-day, havo not been of
great interest, though tho session of the
Board of Visitors has been most Impor?
tant. Thn board met behind closed doora.
but It Is understood that a great por?
tion of the session was devoted to tho
discussion of plans for tho Improvement
of the Institute In which the public w-lll
he greatly Interested when It Is taken
Into the confidence of the board. At pres?
ent tho members decline to give aTTy Inti?
mation of the plans which were discussed
Tho members of the boa rei prosont at
the meeting wero Messrs. Alexander
Hamilton, of Petersburg, president; T.
W. Shelton, of Norfolk; Hooker, of
Patrick county; General G. B. Whnrton.
of Montgomery; Lloyd T. Smith, of
Northumberland; Colonel Francis H.
Smith, of Alexandria. Adjutant-General
Nalle, cx-ofllclo member of tho board,
was not able to bo present.
To-morrow Is to bo reunion day. Cadets
of every class ?inco the founding ot tho
Instituto aro expected here.
General G. C. Whnrton. class of '41, Is
the oldest graduato that has arrived, but
he snld to-day ho expected to lose this
distinction to-morrow. 'Olo Gabe," as the
veterans of the Confederacy term him
still, Is tho toast among tho old Institute
Every train Is bringing old cadets back
to the scones of "Auld Ijing Syne."
I never fully realized tho number of dis?
tinguished men turned out by the Insti?
tute until I knocked about nmong thc old
cadets here for some timo to-day.
FROM FOUR WINDS OF HEAVEN.
"Tho ohi boys have corno back from tho
four winds of'heaven," said General Shlpp
to-night, fv-.d he Is delighted. Pride In
cadets of tho past nnd present and In the
great Institution over which ho presides
was never so strongly manifested hy thc
beloved superintendent than now, ns ho
sees the sons of the institute coming
bock, evidencing tho love they still boar
tho old alma mater.
General Shlpp will head the parado of
the? New Market survivors to-morrow.
He was commandant of the corps In.tho
charge. Tho New Market battalion will
then be reviewed by Governor Montague.
Tho survivors will ho formed as they
wero In tho Now Market charge,
Tho ceremonies attending tho dedication
of tho battio monument will begin at 10:30
o'clock. Rov. Dr. R. J. McBryde, of Lex- ,
Ir.gton. will make the prayer. Hon. A.
C. Gordon, of Staunton, will road a me?
morial ode. Dr, John N. Upshur of Rich?
mond, a New Market cadet, will make
Iho dedicatory address, and Hon. Holmes
Conrad, of AVInchcster, will also make a
short speech. The alumni banquet to?
morrow night will bo tho occasion for
addresses by many well known Virgin?
A special train will arrive from Rich?
mond In the morning bearing many old
cadets, among them Lieutenant-Governor
Lexington is already well crowded. Tho
hotels wero full at noon. At a groat
many of the privato houses are as many
guests as can bo entertained. Many of
tho old boys are sleeping In barracks,
nnd the Indications are that It thoy con?
tinuo to conio In as rapidly as thoy havo
dono to-day and yesterday, even accom?
modations at the barracks will ho taxed.
Well, tho old cadet who did not come
hack for Now Market week mado tho
mistake of his life.
WALTER EDWARD HARRIS.
Baccalaureate Sermon and Military Ex?
ercises?A Brilliant German.
(Spi'cinl to Tbe TlmM-DUnnlch.)
LEXINGTON, VA? Juno 22.~-The ser?
mon before the cadets nt the Virginia
Military instituto was delivered Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock In the Stouewall
Mcmorlal Chapel, by Rev. Frederick W.
Claybrook, pastor of tho Baptist Church
at Kllmarnock, Va. Dr. Claybrook was
a member of the cadet corps who took
part In the battle of Now Market,
The largo hall was well filled with
cadets, visiting friends and residents of
tho community. Tlio music was led by
a male choir from tho Cadet Young
'Men's Christian Association, Tin? Vir?
ginia Military Instituto orchestra ac?
companied tho organ.
Tim subject of the sermon was "A
Plea for ? Christian Manhood," bused on
Knhosinns I, IS. .Personal salvation,
said tho preacher, was the most im?
portant problem confronting young men.
Tho subject was treated under three
heads. First, Christ the Redeemer, the.
perfect man; second, Christ tho Saviour
from sin; third, Christ gives grace to
bear the burdeue-?t life.
Tho sermon was nn eloquent and earn?
est presentation of an eminently prac?
tical theme, and the young men gavo
close attention to the discourse. Dr.
Claybrook was Introduced hy Genoral
Shipp. who stated that the preacher had
graduated from the Institute, had been
a soldier, then a lawyer, and now was
a soldier again, under the greatest Cap?
tain of all.
To-day's programmo at the ? Virglnlu
Mllltnry Instituto consisted of morning
parade at fl o'clock, followed by guard
mounting. - At 10:30 physical drill. Butt's
manual und satt?ng-up exercises wero
gone through with, to tho delight of the
largo number of spectators.
The linai military exercises took placo
at t?:30 o'clock, and consisted of a re?
view of tho battalion of cadets by tho
Board of Visitors. Following tho re?
view the regimental parado was held.
! ?Ue local alumni committee have boon
T. ^ 't^%?3B^5 M
The only brand whose menf*
has created such a tremen?
dous demand as fo admit'
o/. > rai n-Load Shipments
<r\i Manufactured by
The Southern Manufacturlng-co,
caslon. "Many nlfoctlng scenes havo been
witnessed by tho meeting of long-Sepa?
rated classmates: This year Is special?
ly noted by the Issuing Of appropriale
badges to .nil former cadets. The badea
Is of heavy hluo silk ribbon, gold fringe,
and contains (hi following Inscription In
gold letters: "V. M. I. Beunlon Old
Cadets, Unveiling Now Market Monu?
ment, June 23, 1903."
The final military gemimi by the flrr-t
ciaxH of the Virginia Military Institute
took place to-night in tho gymnasium and
was a brilliant affair. The opening figuro
was danced by twenty-eight couples. The
ladles worm all gowned In whito and
carried American Beauty ros?n. while
their military partners were resplendent
in gold lace, brass buttons and red sash?
es, Tho loaders were Cadets ?????? M.
Ritoltoti and Philip L. Minor, with Carets
H. P. Rankln and W. T. Blackwell its
assistants. Following? nro tho couple?
dancing: in tho opening flgnri:
Cadet G. M. Shelton. Ot Waco. Tex.,
With Miss Bouldln, of Houston. Vn.
Cadet P. L. Minor, of ITnlontown, Pa.,
with Miss Dunlap, of Roanoko, Vn..
Cadet W. T. Blackwell, of Durham. N.
C? with Miss.Louie Rollor, of Harrlson
Cadet II. P. Rnnkln. or Luray. Va.,
with Miss Minor, of Cnlontown, Pa.
Cadet W. L. Carneal, of Richmond,
Va., with Miss Palsoti, ot Washington,
Cadet H. L. Flowerreo, of Vlcksburg.
Misa., with Miss Hasklns, of Lcxlnctcn.
Cadet K. S. Shields, of Lexington. Va.,
with Miss Rosa Tucker, of Lexington,
Cad M William Mfthone. ..f PctersburiC
Va., with Miss Gordon, of Richmond, Va.
Cadet L. H. McAdow, of. Boaeman,
Mont., with Miss Hamnor, of Lynchb?rg'
Cadet G. S. Dewey, of Goldsboro, N.
C. with Miss Morton, of Clarksville, Va.
Cadet C. A. Lynch, of Richmond, Va.,
with Miss Jones, of Norfolk, Va.
Cadet. G. S. Milieu, of Peteriionrg, Vs.,
with Miss Di Rldgoley, of Lexington, Vn.
Cadet M. M. Milton, of Berryv.ll.?, Va.,
with Miss E. Lee, of Gloucester, Va.
Cadet J. H. Ellerson. of Richmond. Va.,
with Miss N. M. Payne, ot Richmond,
Cadet R. B. Clagf?ett, of Lexhictnti,
111., with Miss BrockenbroiiKh. of Lor.big
Cadet J. B. Sinclair, of Hampton, Va.,
with Miss M. Rldgfclcy, of Lexington, Va.
Cadet J. D. O won. of Lynchburg, Va.,
with Miss Montgomery, of Lynchburg, Va.
Cadet S. S. Lee, of Frederleksburg, Va.,
with Miss Doyle, of Norfolk, Va.
Cadet M. E. Ford, of Washington. D.
C, with MIsb Waddt>ll; of Richmond, Vn.
Cadet F. J. Helberger, of Washington,
D. C. with Miss Rustsuiith, o? Washing?
ton, D. C.
Cadet W. B. Anderson, of Blchmond,
Va., with Miss Eva Butler,, of Little
Cadet J. F. Philips, of Tyler, Tex.,
with Miss Leo, of Frederleksburg, Va.
Cadet W. Bouldln. Jr., of Houston, Va.,
with Miss Armstrong, of Montana.
Cadet T. Dewey, of Goldsboro, N, C,
with Miss Borden, of Goldsboro, N. C.
Cadet B. C. Waddill. of Richmond, Va.;
with Miss McAdams, of Blchmond, Va.
Cadet T. W. White, of Abingdon. Va.,
With Miss White, of Abingdon, Vn.
Cadet W. B. Tato, of Baltimore, Md.,
with Miss Devant, of Roanoke, Va.
Cadet S. A, "fioughrldge, of Lexington,
Ky., with Mies Williams, of Danville, Va.
BASE-BALL IN THE COUNTRY
The National Game Very Popular ?n
iSpeclal to Tlio Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
OARTKRSVILLE, VA, Juno 22.?The
Powhatan "Invincibles" proved not to bo
Invincible to the Fork Union base-ball
team on tho homo grounds Saturday
morning, tho latter lending the "Invin?
cibles" Into camp to Ih? lune of 7 to 0
In a very close gnmo. The game was
scheduled for six Innings, but resulting
In a tie, another Inning had to be pluycd.
The features of tho game wore a lightning
triplo play on tha Powhatan team and
two doubles by the Fork Union team.
The battery work of both teams was all
that could be desired, Batteries: Kanad?
ier and Leake, for Powhatan; .loo Snead
and Harry Griffin, for Fork Union.
In Hid afternoon there was an equally
interesting and exciting gamo between
Fork Union and Onrter.svJlle, Farle Union
being tho victors, with U score of 12 to
11. Batteries: O. K. Solator and llnrvoy
Moon, for Cartersvllle; Todd pitched the
first four Innings, then- resigned ihn box
for Harry Griflln, who pitched tho re?
maining part, of the. game with Joe Snead
ns catcher for Fork Union.
Tho Fork Union tenm not. only won the
two games of the clay, but they won tho
esteem and admiration of all with whom
thoy camo In contact and will bo hourthy
welcomed to Carlersvlllo again. Thoy
returned to Fork Union on tho evening
Plans aro being made for two other
gamos ?'of ball on the homo ground Satur?
day, the 27111. but nothing definite i:as
been decided upon.
-> .1 ?
' TEACHERS GATHER
The Meeting o? the Virginia
School of Methods,! a
(itpeclul to Thn tlmcj.rilfpatriil)
CHARLOTT1SSVILLK, VA., Juje 32,?
Tho formal? opening of tho ilfteeith ses?
sion of th? Virginia Summer Scliool of
Methods was held to-night In the; publlo
ball at the University of Virginia.! John
P. . Patton, City Superlntendcit of
Schools, presided, and addresses ol wel?
come were delivered by Dr. Janie.4 Mor
'ils Page, chairman of the Uul'Jprslty
faculty; Mayor J. Samuel McCuel and
Rov. Harry B. Lee, rector of Christ
Responses were ..made by Eavard
Howard Crilggfl, Professor Charles) W.
Kent mid Dr. John AV. Mallett, ori tho
school , faculty, R?citations and mull cal
selections concluded the programme.,\
The enrollment- of the school to-lay
reached 1,20,0, Last session, on the Aiy
prior to the opening of the school, lie
fiimllme.nt was 810, end the total t?
I'ollui'jut for tho year ?,?26, J
HON. ?. ?BRAXTON
Writes a Letti Saying He
Has No Presountcntions
of Running f( Senate.
The probable candida, of Hon. All?
Capterton Draxton, of Wtjst?, for th?
United Rtaten Beliate In Vi, Is still bclnf
freely discussed by his lends, but Mr.
Rraxton has written a ley |n which 1><
nays he Is not now, nor i\t h|s ?G?????
expectation to enter tho r? though lit
reserves tho right nt any \,'e to change
his mind on tho subject. ?
The letter, an extract fl? wllIcM |,
printed below, was wrltti to Hon.
Charles V. Meredith, Ot til ?|ty, W]l0
l.s a warm personal and polltlj frl?nd of
the Augusta lender, In thl^0tt?r Mr,
".Now, In regard to my sugg?,ea? cnndl?
d.icy for tho United States'onnto In
38051 Having felt greatly holloa by the
mention which hsn been mndo,f me In
that connection, I have given fe matter
very earnest consideration. Th interest
manifested by my friends th'rotfiout the
Stnto bus filled me with gratili? nnd I
should bn most pleased to nnciit their
kind offer of nsslstnticfi; but, yhlle I
do not feel cnlled upon to commimysolf
HS to what cottrso I may hpreaftOpnVsue
In regard to nn event so far ltiiw fu?
ture, yet mich nro the elrountanc??
?which now surround, nnd the duties
which now confront me, thnt I arr'orccd
to sny, I nn) not now, nrvr is It m pr?s?
r>nt expectation to be, ? candid? for
thnt, or any other office."
Mr. Brnxton has hail ntrong pfcsure
from nil ra-er the Stato to Induce Vn to
run for tho Sonnte and those who e?lre
him to stand for the honor belle? ho
votild make a fine run,
???? BEGINS ?li
draw up ?rins for t
nesses, as it Wan
sense of tn mcetliip
committee \hoiild <
? tinned From First Page.)
??V?-. ?- - ?'? mi t|
the Ivcstlgntlon shall havo been coti.
WANT THE RECOUD. \
Mr. lall offered a resolution, which wsi
ad op tel requesting Judgo Witt to cOm\
ply wll the provisions of tho resolution
of the Council in tho matter of giving?
the con\itttee access to tho grand Jury\
Tho Cy Attorney was requested to
draw up ?rms lor tho summoning of wit?
declared to be (ho
ig that members of tin
their own motion
suggest th?? ? men of any ?witnesses they
may happerio know of whose testimony
would be ofyaiuo to the committee. It
was deckled'bat when matters not re<
lating to th?flctual taking of ovldencil
should be uPnnd It should be deftmod
proper, tho b?y would havo a right to
take them up^ executive session.
Chairman Mhr nnd Mr. Pollard wem
directed to hav^he witnesses summoned
that would bn leded for tho first meet?
Ing. and they ?? bo a? follows: Messrs.
Oaeser, Onde n\ welnbrunn, who ar?
the city contr?ctil who ilgured so prom?
inently In th? g?jd jury investigation!
City Engineer WSj. Cutshaw. Common
wenltb'a At torne?, p. c. Richardson.
Messrs. P. P. T.^ferro' and Jackson
Bolton. of the Clt;j^nglneer'n office. It
was determined tb^the allegations con?
tained In the famip Tlllaferro letter,
mentioning the nan?, of seven members
of the obi Street (remittee as bavins
been said by Casse, to boj "crooked,"
must, under the resotlon of tho Coun?
cil, bo gone Into flrsiand"it Is for the
purpose of testifying \ to these matters
that tbe above wltnCe?, wlll be sum?
Tbe members of thottreet Committee
whoso names are lnvol\i will be Invited
to attend. They are jessrs. Pollock,
Mills, Bnhen, Gibson nnGienn.
Tho Investigation will i held In com?
mittee room No. 5 at tlicity Hall, and,
tho public will bo ndmitg only outside
the railing. It will bo l*.eiy inquisito?
rial in Its nature, nnd ti scopo of the
questions will be very v,,Id| it Is hard to
say how long tho work ? last, but It
la evident that It In going' tako a long
time to complote it. .1
LUNA JOYNER'S OTHER
The Poor Woman in a Pitale Condi?
tion Over the Loss of Hi Child.
(Special to The TImo.s-D!n.tch.)
CREWE. VA-, June 22.???.. ?. Tt.
Lutton baa Just returned fin Church
Roads tho home of Mrs. JoynOpaother of
the lost child, Luna Joyner. U reports
the. condition of the mother nsjtlnble In
ihe extreme, since the mouther, by and
brliiR no tidings of her lost OarW..
Mr*. Lutton took her-as prerftH from
?ymrifithizlng friends, a eoolc bve and
a sewing machine. The form a gift
from friends In Crowe. Tho lier wns
presented b.v the Kent furnltui house,
of Petersburg, Va., through th' agent
Mian Florence Leath. youngest 'lighter
of the late Mrs. Laura Leath, xvl stand?
ing In the yard near the well a ^v days
ago when ono of the young moof the
fam'llv ramo for n drink of w,or, ho
laughingly told bor ho was going (throw
"a dlripor of water on her, sho diM him
and as ho was In tho act of ?owing
the water 'the dippon, "which lia 'lot,
heavy glass, broke looim from thijinndle
and Struck her just back of IV ear,
shattering the dipper and knockte her
senseless. She was thought to 1 dead
and remained In an uneotmclous cMltlon
for an hour or more. But with Jp ex?
ception of a black hrulso and grerisore
ness, phe Is all right, howover. THwon
der is that sho wns not Instantly Mod
Miss Nannie Bcott. daughter of >. \y,
? Scott, of Staunton. Is vleltlng?' the
family of her uncle, Rev. L. ?u. Silf,
Rev. R. H. Bennelt's Child.'
(Special to The Times-Dlspnlch.)\
AVVTIIHVILLK. VA. June 22.--??
seven months' old child of Rev. It, I.
Bennett, presiding elder of tho Rlchmrri
D?nrlct Virginia Methodist Conf?rent,
died yesterday at the home of Its graiv
father. Mr. G. S. Bruce, In WythevIlT
and was burled here this afternoon. ?
Widow Elopes With a Boy.
?^,???a? to Th? Timeo.ntanotnh
Wluow ciupea ??unti ooy. ?
(?Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
LVNCHBURG, VA., June 22.?Mr?
Lula Brame and Mr. Lelgliton Kersha 4
---->? ?- p?ni?m. tv. ?.! ??? were marrie]
ng Kersha it
age, and hll
Lula Brame ana orr. ?^elglitoii Kersha
eloped to Pelham, N. C, and were marrb
there-Saturday night, Young Kersha
wus only nlnoteen years of age, and h
_.n,c nhieoted to Hin murria sta on a
wus only nmuieeu years ot age, and hll
parents objected to the marriage on acA
count of his youth.
The Last With a Glus
of Hire? Itootbeer, brlghtep? hor
eyua, doe'iiun? Hie totes in her
L'heoki, antl acquire* sound
lie-ullli tend buoyant spirits
il oui ber favorito bevor agis.
tilt great hot weather
drink, III ?Kililuvery. ('
wlit re, or tout by .1
inali (or ?Men.
l'In?. E. l?tes Vu/