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Has Very Fine Quarters at
SOON TO HAVE SUITE
Receives Many Visitors and Kills Time
by Reading and Writing- Says Ho
is No Scape Go.it. and Knows
Nothing Against Anyone.
Ex-Alderman John M. King is Mie most
popular prisoner In the city jail. Al?
though he has been nn occupant of that
Institution but two days, he has received
many visits from friends,' who gossip
with him, tell him the news of the day
and help brighten his hours of confine?
Mr. King ha? as pleasant surroundings
as any ono can have under the circum?
stances. Ho Is temporarily occupying a
cosy room on the ?econd floor, with north?
ern exposure. The room is os large as
tho average bed-room, and is well fur
ifched. It Is usually occupied by one of
the deputies, and has all conveniences.
This room will be vacated, how-over, In
a day or two, and Mr, King will be trans?
ferred to a sult,o of apartments on the
third floor, with southern expomre._ In !
these roomt, only one of which ho will
have furnished, will be placed p. suite of
furniture belonging to Mr. King himself.
Her.?, he will spend his twelve months as
btst he can In reading, writing and re?
ceiving his friends.
When seen hy a Times-Dispatch man
yesterday evening he was In good splrlft1.
Ho had rested well and was reading a
rcpy of a New York dally. Ho had spent
Sunday in reading The Times-Dispatch
and talking with visitors. His door was
not locked and he had access to the jail
corridors. He did not take advantage of
this privilege, however, but remained in
"This Is about tho best I can get here."
"he fold, "and of course I am going to
mako the moat of it. For a long Urn?
I have been so busy that I have been
unable to keep up with the news and lit?
erature of tho day. But now I Intend to
familiarize myself with all the late books
and tho happenings of the day, and when
1 am out I hope to bo able to converse
on all topics."
Not a Scape Goat.
Mr. King said he did not consider him?
self a scapegoat. He is timply the vic?
tim of a nerles of unhappy circumstance?
and condition?-. Neither does he consider
himself a martyr, sacrificing himself for
He told the newspaper man that he had
nothing to withhold; that he knew noth?
lng against any one, and had told all he
With a smile of self-satisfaction Mr.
King paid he did not look upon himself
as a criminal, and he did not believe his
friends looked upon him as such.
"I am simply a victim of 'circum?
stances," he ?.ald.
A prominent business man who was In
the room at tho time, a caller upon Mr.
"John King, you have more friends now
than you had before. If you had not been
a defeated candidate, nothing like this
would ever have happened."
The ex-Alderman expressed his thanks
to his friend, and replied that his friends,
he thought, still had confidence In him.
Mr. King has his meals specially pre?
pared at his own expense, and hopes to
get through his term without losing his
THE RIOT CASES
Will Be Heard To-morrow?Case of
Chllium on Friday.
The cases of Harrv Chiltum and G. P.
Wright, charged with throwing rocks
at a street car, were fixed for trial In
the Hustings Court yesterday. When
tho cases wero called twf counsel for tho
accused were not prisent?Mr. Smith,
counsel for Chiltum, being engaged In an?
other case. In the Manchester Hustings
Court, and Mr. Wendenburg, counsel for
Wright, not being present.
The Commonwealth's Attorney then
"These cases were fixed for trial in
the presence oi' the accused with the
concurrence of their counsel, I have been
here every day during this term and
will bo here every day during tho re?
mainder of the summer. If necessary, to
try these cases, and will use every ef?
fort to have a speedy trial. If they must
be continued. It shall be by no default
of mine, and tha responsibility must rest
The court then fixed the case of Chil?
tum for trial on Friday next, and the
case of Wright went over until to-day,
when It will be fixed for trial at some
subseciuent day during the present term.
Tho cases agalntt the alleged Fulton
rioters will be hoard to-morrow.
Richmond: P. B. Kubank nnd wife to
W. D. Leake, 2S feet on north side o?
Grace Street, 382 feet west of Allen Ave?
nue, subject to deed of trust for $1,000,
Montague & Collins, special commis?
sioners, to Annie F, Jett, 20 6-12 feet on
MRS. HANS BJERRE
1522 Madi?on Ave., New York City,
Writes of the Virtues of
"To-day I nro thankful to say my
boys arc hearty and strong as any chil?
dren in the city, but 1 had my fair share
of care and work when they were
babies. An infant's skin Is so delicate
and line that the least thing will hurt it.
For cbaQog, for all eruptions and out?
breaks on the skin, for roughness and
chapping. 1 always used Cuticura
"If my boys all passed through baby?
hood without tiny serious or alarming
akin trouble, I attribute that circum?
stance to the prompt and free use of
Cutlcura when the first sign of disease
appeared I should add that we always
used Culicnra Soap lu bai hing the chil?
dren ?t seems to get all the impuri?
ties out of tbe skin, and If there Is A
single ingredient In It tust can possibly
! do barm, I bave never found a trace of
it. Sometimes 1 read In papers of
babies who have been allowed to suffer
? long time with a terrible disease be?
fore tbeir mothers started to use Cuti?
cura I think such cases as strange as
they are sad for by this time oTeryoody
ought to know about Cuticura ami
nobody ought to wait for weeks sntl
eveu months to pass before resorting to
"I wish efery mother in tbe -world
could learn what a splendid thing Cutl?
cura Is Then we should ha?? vastly
fewer sick, disfigured bibles and vastly
fewer parents tortured with anxiety."
Sola l?reuEbout ?ti? world. Cutlcurj K??o1*tot. Ve.
(IB tons or CbKOlitt CoiU<1 Pill?. JAc p?r Till ni ?KO,
i nom,?m. W< , hoip. tie l>cfoUi London. 17 Ch'rtor
hcuieftq i Pute, 4 line ?1? 1? Pili i Bollen, 1? Colom?
bo? At? Potltr Drue * Cham Corp . Sol. Prop,
M- s.aa lu? "lio* lo Co? skin Dittuw."
'?' ' ' - - a - - ??.' -?
west side of Twenty-third Street, 107 feet
south of Marshall, $2,050.
Same to Mary Ann Armitage, 50 3-12
feet on west side of Twenty-ninth Street,
HE 11-12 feet south of Broad, 13,850.
James Robins" trustee to Granite Bulld
Ind Company, 17 feet on west side of
Munford Street. 132 feet from Brook Ave?
Mary E. Rice to C. C. Rice, It 6-12 feet
on north side of OVaham Street, 60 feet
west of Fulton Street, and 80 feat on
north side of "Graham Strcot, 30 feet from
Tax Title Company of Richmond to
Minerva Harris. ?7 feat on west side of
Oak Street, 115 feet north of Leigh, $300.
Henrlco?Deeds of bargain and sale: Ed?
gar Allen and wife to John L. Jones, 2 7-8
acres about three miles east of Richmond.
Mary W. and H. M. Wlngfleld to Cor?
nelius Bosher. 23 feet on east side of Thir?
ty-second Street, 173 feet north of Mar?
8. P. Waddill, clerk, to Tax Title Com
panv of Richmond. 44 4-13 feet on Friend?
ship Street, Mnddox Hill. In name of
Mary E. and .Harriett A. Tyler and Mar?
tha Grayson. for taxes.
Same to same, lot 4 in square 30, and
lot IG in square 16, Highland Park, in
name of Alice A. Goodwin, for taxes.
COATES STILL HERE
New York Officers Expected to Come
for Him This Week,
Herman Truman Coates, tho man who
gave himself up as a fugitive from Spring
Valley. N, T? Is still In jail here.
A letter from tho authorities in New
York, received at police heudquarters.
states that an officer will be here after
the man within the next few days.
Coates says he killed a man in self
defense, wliile the New York officers de?
clare that it was a clear case of murder
Given Good Place.
Colonel John W. Richardson, Register
Virginia Land Office, was pleased to learn
on yesterday of the appointment of his
brother, Mr. Ed. I"t. Richardson, to the
position of general freight agent of the
Ocean Steamship Company of Savannah,
with headquarters In New York city. The
appointment was announced August 1st
by official circular No. 6, signed XV. H.
Pleasant?? vice-president and general
Mr. Richardson Is twenty-eight years
of age, and is Colonel Richardson'? young?
The annual reports of tho various de?
partments of eity government are being
completed and placed In the handH of HI?
Honor, the Mayor, and the public. The
reports of uie City Treasurer and super?
intendents of the Gas and Water Depart?
ments were among the first to appear.
Cuba Has Fifty Thousand
Claims to Settle.
THE AMOUNT IS IA?MENSE
Privates to Be Paid a Dollar Per Day
and the General-in-Chief Twenty
Thousand a Year?Probably
Only Portion Will Be Paid.
(By Asioelaled Press.)
HAVANA, Aug. 3.?General Maximo
Gomez, chairman of the committee deal?
ing with tho matter, has Just completed
a list of the revolutionary soldiers un
lltled to pay.
In an Interview with tho Associated
Press correspondent, General Gomez
stated that the list consists of about
50,000 soldiers, and docs not Include civil
employes. He believes that the pending
loan will not cover more than half tho
claims, and anticipates that the Cuban
Congress will provide for the payment
of the balance In some form of due bill,
payable with Interest after a consider?
able Interval, and probably dlscountabls
The General aays tho work of his com?
mission Is final. General Gomez said tho
rate of wages allowed to an ordlnavy
soldior is one dollar a day during the
periods of his sorvlee. Sergeants find
commissioned officers are separately
computed, the amounts allowed ranging
from a few hundred dollars to $20,000,
the Utter sum being allowed to himself
as commandcr-ln-chlef. Tho pay of
many generals and colonels Is fixed ?t
$10,000 and upwards. The majority rf
the privates will receive in the vicinity
of $000, indicating two and a half years'
service. General Gomez said tho total
altogether exceeds the commission's ex?
pectations, but the claims were reviewed
so carefully that there Is no doubt ns to
The decidedly unpopular Idea enter?
tained by the soldier element that the
army will be paid in full does not find
much credence in administration circles.
The total amount of the claims has
caused somo surprise, and tho matte?? is
at present In an Indefinite shape, but It
Is not believed that the government will
see its way advisable to g> beyond pay?
ing the veterans a proportion of their
. . ? '
Portuguese Cabinet Lunch Aboard the
(By Associated Press.)
LISBON, August 3.?The Marquis of
At vito, the King's chamberlain, has In?
vited Rear-Admiral Cotton and United
States MlnlBtsr Bryan to spend Thursday
at his chateau of Alvlto.
Shortly after noon to?day the members
of the Portugese Cabinet and the military
and civil authorities here proceeded In
naval barges across the harbor to the
Brooklyn, Admiral Cotton's flagship, on
board of which an exquisite menu had
been prepared for tha luncheon to be
given In their honor. Admiral Cotton and
United Stales Minister Bryan, with the
chief American squadron, received the
guests at the gangway. The band of the
Brooklyn played Portuguese airs and the
American warships flew tha Portugese
flag at the roalnmaSt.
At the conclusion of the luncheon, Ad>
mlral Cotton proposed the health of King
Charles of Portugal, and in the course of
his remarks expressed hlB thanks for the
welcome and reception that had been ex?
tended to the American squadron during
its stay at Lisbon. In reply General
Pimental Pinto. Minister of War, and
Premier ad Interim, proposed the toast
of "President Roosevelt and the pros?
porlty of the United States." United
States Minister Bryan then spoke, dwell?
ing upon the sympathetic demonstrations
of which the American ?quadron had beep
the object at Lisbon and thanking the
Portuguese government and people. The
Minister of Marina responded, speaking
In flattering terms of the American navy.
President Roosm-elt's cablegram, In re.
ply to the message from King Charles.
which was published to-day by the Por
tug?ese newspapers, has created an ex?
cellent Impression here.
THIRTY PERSONS KILLED
IN RAILWAY ACCIDENT
(By Associated Press,)
BERLIN, August 3.?A dispatch to tha
Volks Zeitung from Breslau reports a. se?
rious disaster on the railway between
Sucha and Kalhory, Austrian Sollslan. A
train consisting of eleven cars, heavily
loaded with ?tone, broke their couplings
and ran at a terrino speed down a.sharp
grade for twenty miles until they col.
llded with a passenger train, Thirty per?
sons are said to have been killed and fit?
ty-two others severely Injured.
(By Associated Press.i
WASHINGTON, August 8?The Louts?
vino and Nashville and th? Nashville,
Chattanooga and St. Louis Railroad,
Our last week's sale of Chaire was larger than we had any Idea it would be,
and to keep the good work up wo aro going to sell Iron Beds (all including
spriuKs) this week at greatly reduced prices. These beds will bo in our largo
show window, all marked in plain figures. Look in the window as you pass by !
419-12 East Broad Street.
All Porch and Lawn Chains,
Benches, &c, and the Celebrated
Credit given if you want it!
Jiist a few of the half-priced Rockers left.
We show them in our basement.
is better than Poor Beer.
is more wholesome than
Pure Water because of
the nourishing qualities
of Malt and the tonic
properties of Hops.
is brewed from malt made under our own super?
vision, the finest hops obtainable, and thoroughly
filtered soft river water (?river water contains no
mineral salts and is therefore best adapted for
the production of good beers?), thus making it the
No household is complete without this nourishing,
refreshing table beverage, the
Bottled only at the home plant of the
Anheuser-Busch Brewing Ass'n, - - St. Louis U. S. A.
have f.ed with the Interstate Commerce
Commission, answers to the complaint
of the Farrar Lumber Company, of Dalton,
Ga., denying -that the lumber rates from
Dalton and Chattanooga to Cincinnati are
unjust or discriminative In favor of the
competing Interests at Cleveland, Char?
leston and elsewhere. The Cincinnati,
New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railroad
makes a similar answer.
Resignation of Rev, Mr. Boyles Goes
Into Effect?The First Church.
Tho resignation of the Rev. I. B, Boyles
as pastor of the Randolph-Street Baptist
Church, went Into effect Sunday, Mr.
Boyles will devote his time hereafter to
the publication of his weekly, "The Gos?
pel Week." The Plans of the church with
re'ferenco to securing a new pastor are
not known, . . ;? , . .
No positive steps have boon taken by
the congregation o? the First Presbyte?
rian Church toward securing a successor
to Dr. Kerr. Extensive repairs are be?
ing made to the Interior of the church
and when it will be reopened about tho
middle of September It will be more at?
tractive than at any time In Its oast
history. The entire Interior Is being
painted and frescoed. Thero are electrlo
lights and new furnaces. The auditorium
Is newly carpeted and new cushions have
been put into the pews.
The Rev. Dr. E- B. Pollard, of George?
town, Ky? a son of Dr. John Pollard,
formerly of this city, but now of Bowling
Green, Va., preached Sunday In the First
Baptist Church- Ha will also occupy
?the pulpit next Sunday, und tho follow?
ing three Sundays will preach In the
Grace-Street Baptist Church.
The Rev. Michael Snyad Is visiting at
the Union Theological Seminary and
preached In the chapel Sunday night. Ho
will sail tho latter part of the month for
his home in Persia, accompanied by tho
Rev. Isaac Voliatman,
TO BRING ?MANOLEY'S
The children of Frank Manoley, tho
young Fulton man, who shot his wife in
Baltimore, while under tho haluclnatioii
that she was a burglar, will bo brought
to Richmond to-day. Miss Josephine Mnn
oloy and Mr. "Bud" Manoley, sister and
brother of tin- young man went on 10
sea lihn Sunday, who is now in prison
awaiting his trial and they are expected
back to-day bringing his chlldneu with
them Miss BalU? Manoley, another sla?
ter will remain in Baltimore until tlio
trial comes ol? in September.
FORD'S HOTEL IS
WANTED BY MANY
As announced heretofore, Ford's Hotol
will bo vacated for a time while repairs
are being made to ilia building, after Oc?
tober 1st, when the lease of thi? presont
' Shere, will
wn?'?UV abmn W'SsK?v'egl
will lu? Bxnend?'! "i ieno\ aung it, Just
what the proposed Improvements t out-ist
ofh!.as,hnot5"?'. .???U indeed, it
has been de?iiiu-l' uuermmaa.
Order to Sell.
Tn the. circuit Court yesterday Judge 13.
R1 Wei f.ird e '""' ?'-? ?''?'-?V; '-lk:w-?fc' Hie
trustees of the Fulton Buptist church ti>.
ia?l a oerto n pfe?- of l'pi'erly In Hen
ffco county known us Mostr?se Chapel.
Tho ?X,yAwtJ thsy??? property ?hall
not go tor less H??? *-w
Representatives of Tidewater
Churches Assemble at
The Tidewater Dlstrlot Convention of
th? Christian churches will be held to?
day in Newport News. The convention
will extend through three day?, the first
of which will ho given up to the C. W. B.
M. The prourammo will bo as follows:
Tuesdny?C, W. B. M. Devotional exer?
cises. Welcome address. Response. Song.
District secretary's report, Music. Report
of Held secretary. Music. Roll-call ot
auxiliaries, Music. Address, "C. W. B.
M. Finances," Misa Shackelford. Address,
"Tidings," Mrs. "William A. Black, Ad?
dress. ".Methods of Making Auxiliary
Meetings Interesting," and discussion.
Children's hour. Soup service. Paper on
children's works, Mrs. McArdlo. Report
of young people's secretary. Symposium,
"Christ, Not Mine"; Time, Mrs. Young;
Talents, Mrs. Moore; Influence, Misa
Jones; Money, Mrs. Button, address.
Bong. Recitation, "No Room for Wane
Ling Le." Offering.
Wednesday: Morning?10:30, devotional
exorcises, U. II, Melton; 11:30, enrollment
of delegates; U;15, address on State work,
II. 0, Combs; 11:30, report of district
board, O. L. Williamson; 11:55, appoint?
ment of committee; 12;00. adjournment,
Afternoon?1:30, devotional exorcises, X.
L. Che.8tnu.tt; A. S. Kenfonh; i;i5, enroll?
ment of delegates: 3:00, address, "Our
Debt to the Jew," George J. Lindner; 3;80
address, George B. Ransliaw, 3?no, what
l'or foreign missions? What l'or home mis?
sion?.1 What for church extension? What
for ministerial relief? 3:30, opon discus?
sion of above; 4:O0, adjournment,
OI"ll VI UI'HIU, l.W. UUJUUIIIIIItJIIl.
livening?S, devotional exercises; 8:20,
address, George H. Kunshaw.
Thursday; Morn lug?10, devotional exor?
cises; 10:3?. reports of committees; 10:15,
business sesslontfl 12:00, adjournment,
Afternoon?1:3?, devotional exercises;
1:40, unfinished business; 3:30, address,
"Anti-Saloon," J. XV. West; 3:00, address;
3:30, sermon; 4:00, ndjoiirnnient.
Evenlng~8:00 devotional exercises; 8:30,
address, Rev. l>otc?r Aliislie,
TALK OF W. H. BOAZ
Some of the enthusiastic friends of Hon.
W. H, ?Saat, who on Saturday enjoyed
such a sweeping triumph for renominatlon
for the House from Alnnmarln county, aro
talking of him for tha speakershlp of tho
Mr. Bcift? is chairman of tho Joint Dem
ocratlo caucus, and as leader of the
Finance Committee ho enjoys the utmost
coulUlenco Of lili colleagues, Ho Is a Una
presiding officer, and is cool and delib?rala
in ail emergencies.
75c. Half'Soling Alen's Shoes
Kvery pair V'olt Shoe restltched on
our lSlicirlo Stitolior; no big ugly s*w.
lug around the sole like ? cobbler ?ews
l>y bund; no nails, no pegs; the only
up-to-dute plant for repairing shoes in
8?RW& ElEC?niC POWER
USTIfc-W 9 SH0E FACTORY,
716 East Main Street.
'Phone ?CS7, will send anywhere and
This advertisement ?ood for 10c.
plate cameras be"w cost.
Bolow you will find a list of Plato Camera? wo wish to close out. Amateurs
should not loso this opportunity to got a etrlotly ?rst-ol-tgs Gamer? while price Is
Oat. Price Sale Price
Pocket Poco, ?KxlX. i l) 00 $ 8 00
Cycle Poco, No. ?, -1x6.. 20 00 14 CO
Pony Premo, No. 4, 4x5. 20 00 14 00
Pony Promo, No. 8, 4x6. 1100 7 00
Pony Promo, 6x7. 25 00 17 00
Pony Promo, No. fl, 6x7. 43 00 85 00
Oyclono, 8"<x4K. 7 00 4 00
Pay, No. 1,5x7. 25 00 17 00
Wizard, 4x5. 10 00 6 00
We have only one of each kind, and after these are gone no inore oan lie had
at such prices. .
THE S, GALESKI OPTICAL GO.
Ninth and Main Sis.
RICHMOND PRINTING COMPANY,
BOOK, JOB AND POSTER PRINTERS,
1208 EAST FRANKWN STREBT,
Excursions to Sea Shore and
Alountalns Now Order of
the Day?Is Promoted.
The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway car?
Wed down 600 people on It? Sunday o.lt?
ins, a remarkable record for so cool it
day and ono threaten?..).* rain. The We
gant new cars tiro a luxuty, which all
the patrona are praising, and add to the
attraction of tho trip. Tlv> heaviest travel
of the summer is oxpuct'd in the re?
maining Sundays of August,
The Norfolk and W?i?Ror;l Railway car?
ried down to Norfolk, Ocojn. View and
Virginia Beach on lt.5 Trilby tralu Sun?
day a crowd of about goveu liundwl per?
rons. The ?travel wis fully up la ex?
Mr. Ernest Williams, general fro ght
and passsnger agent of the Charleston
and Western Carolln-i Railway, is in Hie
city, and. called yestotday at tho new
Norfolk and Western-Coa? Lina office?.
Mr. Nicholas Blatte.?..-, of lrl!il Hoch',
N. C, has been litsta'.'eit as' eh:vf Wi-ik
lii the local passenger oifl''? of the Sulth?
cru Railway. He was formerly connected
with the Richmond, irrelerl.-ktiburg and
Potomac; later with tho Kanuwha Dis?
patch, und still later w'th tho Atlantic
Coast Lino Railway at Wilinliig'on. He
I? an experienced r&ilr-iad man, and Is
fust making /Hind's irt this city.
The Red Meu is'ou from Lyncia
burg brought two coached of excurslon
Ifcts Into this city via the Norfolk and
Western and Atltwtlo Coast Line Rail?
ways Sunday morning. The other twelve
coaches went on to Norfolk from Peters?
burg. Tho party will return to-night,
leaving the Byrd ?Street atati.~n at 'J;30,
Tho seconii mountain e.v-~u'?lnn of tho
reason, operated hy tin Norfolk ?nid
Western Railway, will h? run Auguet
18th to 2lw, leaving ibis city at 12!?
?tternoon ot the IStli and ?turning, leave
Ttnanoka at 12:W oil tho Slut. A round
trip rate of $2,00 Is charged to Lynch?
burg und ?'i.W to ltoanoko and Interven?
ing points west of Lyncheurg.
The Cool Springs Baptist Churel?, of
Hanover county, will run on excurslun to
Huckroe Reach, via the Chesapeake and
Ohio Railway to-morrow. A large crowd
la expected. Two colored excursion?, one
to Hampton and tho other to Bay Store,
near Ruckroe. wore rim yesterday by the
Phesapaeke and Ohio.
The members of the ord?.r of Eagles
fire making great propuriitlon-i fcr their
excursion in Norfolk? via ths Chesapeake
unit Ohio Railway n???.f Wednesday. Vj
Ku.st 12th. A larga crowd is assured. A
base-ball game will be, playea and other
amusements aro promised, \iii.h muela
Will Use New Books.
It is understood that the Pity Demo?
cratic Committee will have no tr?~ubl* in
??cuing uc?e?,s to the new rtaistratlon
book* bu' uin* In ?i'-e coining primary, In
rase? where the reii->iera ?ferlin? to give
them up, they will l>? copied a& hercio
" Work of Police.
'Clerk Oeorge Pollock .--.ports the f.il
lowing nunilwr ?it arresta fur July. Total,
7?4? white, .;?.*'. colua-d. 5T*i mule, 692)