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itICIIMOND, VA.,.;? TOKSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15,. 1903.
PRICE TWO CENTS
SUMMARY OMWY'S NEWS.
?WABinNQTON, Sopt. 14,-Forocast fdr
THiesday and Wednesday:
Vlrglnla?itnironBlng cloiidlness Tuesday,
followod by showers. Wodnostny cooler
and partly cloudy, probably showers ln
north portloni Incroaslng cnst to northcast
North "Cnrollna-'Raln TucBday .cooler ln
I Intorlor; brlsk to'hlgh oast wlnda, wod
Tliero was a sllght drdp In tho tempera
turo yostordny, but tho day wns sornewhnt
torrld. Aftor nlghtfnll n sllght brcoze
Improved mntters. Showers lo-dn.v, wlth
cooler weathor to-morrow are tho Indlca
BTATB OF THE THBRMOMETBR.
9 A. M
VI M, ..
a p. m.
6 P. M,
e p. m.
12 rnldnlglit.'..?. 7C
Hlghost temporaturo yesterday..-.
Lowost temporaturo yesterday. w
Mean tempcraturo yesterdny.... '?
K*~_...,.1 tr.,.,.,,..-., t ., ? fr. ,, <J' 11 t f TTl 1,<?T*. '*
Nonnal tomperature foi* September,
Doparturo from normal tempernturu.... ?
i-Preclpltatlon during past 24 hours. w
September 1C, 1903.
Bun rlses.F.:52 I HIOH TIDE.
Bun sets. 0:18 | Morn ng..U.w
Moon rlses.12:00 | Evenlng.u.?
Mammoth warehouso company Is BTant
efl a charter-Record-breaklng day for
the Corporatlon Commlsslon?Openlng
of the publlc schools to-day; examlnatlons
done away wlth In all tho dlstrlct schoos
of tho clty; asslgnment of teachcrs Is
mndc-Commlsslon men to play bau ?
C'ongroHxmnn Flood declnres for A. F. uor
BUin-Board of Aldermen mcets to-nlglu
-Case ngalnHt Sheriff Solomon dropped
-No Indlctment In the shootlng of Sel
bert Cnse-Henrlco constnblo reslgns-?
W. J. Todd asks a rccount of the Henrlco
treasureshlpl vote-Mr. Wendonberg re
plles to the allegatlons of Mr. Throck
morton-Succetsor to Judge "Minor to be
chcen to-day?Great interest in the re
sult of tho election In Amherst-Brutal
attpmpt mnde to murder a mnn wlth an
axe; the gullty party stlll at large; the
vlctlm llkely to recover?Death of Mr.
Augustus Arsoll, Jr.-Railroad peoplo to
npnoar before tho Corporatlon Commlsslon
(0.r]?v-Work of the Henrlco grand jur>
vesto'rdny-Rev. M. Ashby Jones and
brother rench Rlchmond from abrpad >es
tort|av-Norfolk couple flnd Rlchmoiul
mlnlsters hard-hoarted-Celebrntlon ot
Patrlck Henry Councll's sixtoenth anni
vorsary-A nre-nlnrm nnd burglarj
svstem to be cstnbllshed here
Minl'tor's brnvc-ry sayes a 11',prr
._New system of exnmlnntion nt tuonr
mor.d College?Dlscui'slon of otoctrolysls
-Pcnsion ehecks belng sont out at the
rate of four hundred a day-Rogtstratior.
of new voters to begln to-day?-Colonel
Oeorire W. Mlle? glvlng politlcs the go-ro.
MANCHESTER-Funernl of Mrs Fer
miHon takes place this afternoon-Regis?
tration Is -low-No new cnndldates have
nniwred-Return of tourlsts-Arrest or
?V H. Koon?Horse with a rocord pur
ch'ased-Openlng of the school, to-day
_Nlght school has begun-Meeting or
jrjUs-Ball for W. L. Buford-Mlss Ol
llo Haggard qulto IH.
Flroman struck by pverhead }$S*M
Alexandrla and badly hurt-r?Judge Pren
n? ,if.rldcs that the supervlsors of jsor
folk county must refund J13.000 takeh for
mllengo nnd expenses: they wlllaPPeal-r?
Johnny Dev's father summoned In his cnse
afNorfolk to testify In the matter of hls
boy polsohlng hls ?top-mothar?nr. j. j.
TaVlor reslgns hls Norfolk charge to go
to Georgctown Collego-Frelght wrecK
blocks James Rivor division between
Lvnchb-jrg and Glndstone-Tho Bpyd
Hotelan hlstorlc hostelry at Wythevlllo.
L,1(,_J_judge Hnncock overru es an ordl
nance M tho town of Wakelleld and aliows
the Norfolk nnd Weatern to apeed its
tralns through the corporatlon-Dlamond
thievos taken from Petersburg back to
Now York-Further returns from Arn
hersi show a complote overthrow of the
rnmnbell forces-Holel Weaver nt Manas
ylV burnbd and guests have nnnrrow
oscane_Cnndldates come to blows ln
Campbell nnd the Judge Interferes-The
shoo ing of Henry Abernethyby hls uncle,
C- v. Abcrnethy. doclared Justinable ny
ihe rireencsvllle County Court-The Vlr
rfnla Lltiuor Dealers' Associatlon In session
f,, phirloftr-Bvllle; organlzed flght agalnst
i-inn bH Probahle?The Vlrglnla Bible
Confercnce nt Salem very enthus nstlc;
monev donated to support twonty-two
misslonlonarloa. and twelve young men
v lu. "er-Tho cruiser Maryland rc
slsta a I efforus to ge.t her off tha waya
lnto the wator at Newport News.
F O Slmmons, father of Unlted States
Henator F M. Slmmons, murdored in a
denso fore'st on hls nwn farm; robbery
nrobublc-The Corporatlon Com mlss on
or ers the Immcdiato bulldlng of a union
donot at Durhnm. tho three rallroads to
hear eriunlly tho expenso-New charters
ls?uoril by the Secretary 0f State?Ono of
tho vlctima of recont rnllroad accldent
near Charlotto auos-for heavy dnmngos.
The Bulgarlan government apponls to
tho groat Posvors to prevent tho continun
tlon of massneres, and practlcally says
that unless this is done sho will' flffht-?
Mlddle and Southwest Florldn swopt by
_ llsastrous storm, Involvlng great loss of
lifo and damngo to property-?Rev Sam
jones has a Ilvoly flght wlth tho postmas
ter of Carteraville, On., upon whom ho
hiid mado nn attnek for selllng wlnc-?
Presldent Roosevelt says compllcatlon
about yacht club dlniier nrose from mls
t nderstandlng. nnd ho earnestly deslroa
tho presenco of Slr Thomns-New York
Bi-and Jury hrlngs In another Indlctment
imUnst Sam Parks, the wnlklng delegato
H?Salvatlon Army lenders to omploy cav
?lrv In fetld dlstrlcts of Kentucky nnd
wlll bo cuosts of Senator Hnrgls?-Judge
Leeds grnnts wrlts of orror for wtrlkors
und"- arrest In Colorado, but Oenornl
rmaHo sayB no clvll process wlll be recog
KtfSfvWon ln tho Brltlsh Cnblnot
andiAfr Rltchle, Chancellor of Exohoq.uer.
ind others wlll roslBtl-Hlghball captm'es
tho Junlor Champlon Stnkes nt Qrnycs
ISnd?-Mnjor Delmnr falls, mainly
through poor raco maklng, to boat- I?u
Dlllnn's porformnnco?Daninge to crons.
ln the Northwost by snow nnd raln
smountlng to mllllons of dollars?-McOo
han and Huntlngton, lndlcted ln tho postal
enses. surrender In New York?-Judge
Albert Rltchle, of the Supreme Court of
Maryland. dlos at Narrngnnsott.
MARRIAOE OF W. M.
OARBER A SURPRISE
Fulton was vory' mucJi surprlsed l?le
yesterday afternoon to learn that Mr, Wll*
llam M. Onrber nnd Mrs. Poarl Myers
(noo Bchurin) wero quietly marrled ln
Wlthout the knowlodge of any of thelr
frlends thoy sllpped off to the Natlonal
Capltal yesterday mornlng and wore soon
wedded. They returned to the clty lata
yeBterday afternoon nnd announccd tholr
Mr. Giirbor Is n popular and well known
bUBlnoss man of Fulton, and for a number
of years hna been connected wlth hls
brother, Cauncllman F.'H. Gnrbor, ln tho
general merchnndlse business.
Mrs Myers is also very popular ln Ful
ion whore sho hns reslded for ypars. Mr.
and Mrs. Gnrber wlll reslde at the bride's
reeldence on. Nlcholson Street.
Hlgh School Promotion
i Plan ls Extended.
WILL BE BASED ON
New Rules for the Promotion
IN SEVERAL, SCHOOLS
Board Adopts Recommcndallons of
Commlttee of Prlncipals, Maklng
Important Changes ln Regard
to Conduct of Clty Schools.
Will All Be Reorgsnized
The pupils ln tho dlstrlct tchools of tho
clty ,wlll ln future be promoted upon thelr
rnonthly average. rather than upon exam
inatlona, as heretofore, the prlnclplo ro
cently adopted for promotlons ln the Hlgh
ychool, havlng been extended to tho for
mcr at a meetlng of the board last nlght
upon the recommendatlon of a commlttee
of prlncipals, appolnted for tho purpose
of preparlng a plan on this llne.
Pupils In the flrat and aecond prlmary
gradea wlll be promoted upon the recom?
mendatlon of the teachor, when approyed
by tho prlnclpal. Thoae from the th rd
prlmary to the Ilfth grammar grade, Iri
cluslve, who make an average rnonthly
r/taiidlng of 75 per cent., and who are not
doflclont ln any subject, shall bo pro?
moted. Those ln the slxth grammar
grade ahall be examlncd on all subjects
and for graduatlon shall be requlrcd to
mako an average of at leaat 75 per cent.
wlth not less than GO per cent. ln any
subject. together wlth a comblned per
cent. of not less than 75.
All unpromoted pupll}.- who deslre lt
shall have the prlvilego of an examlna
tlon on all subjects ln whlch they are
deficiont, excopt that no pupll whose av?
erage standlng is.below G5 por cent. shall
SB3BION OF THE BODY.
The abovo are tho prlnclpal lhnovatlons
upon tho old system, except that It is
further provided that the schools be ro
organlzed on or about tho flrst of Feb
ruary of each year. The board. way ln
Besalon for over three hours last nlght
dlscusslng tho resolutlon, whlch w safln
ftlly adopted, the followlng members hav?
lng been present: Mcbjts. James H. Ca
pers, chalrman: R. B. Shlne, W. M. Tur
pln, Dr. F. W; Stlff, Charles Hutzler, F.
C. Ebel, R. Burton, A. L, Phillips, W. F.
Fox, superlntendent, and C. P. Walford,
The board adopted the teachers' plan
book for use of all the teachers ln the
publlc Bchools, and resolved to establlsh
manual tralnlng In the three lowetl prl?
mary grades of tho foljowlng schools:
Nlcholson, Sprlngfleld, Bellovue, Mar
shall, Central, Lclgh, ? Madlson, Blba,
West End and Randolph.
The meetlng was a speclal one and waa
called to conslder the new plan.
THE PLAN IN FULL,.
Major James H. Capera presldcd, and
shortly after, tho meetlng was called to
order, tho followlng communlcatlon from
the commlttee of prlncipals, togother
j wlth the accompanylng plans, wore sub
mlttod nnd the lattor flnally adopted:
Rlchmond, Va.. September 4, 1903. ,
Major James H. Capera, Chalrman Clty
Slr,?Your commltteo, appolnted to for
mulate a plan for tho promotion of pupils
ln the dlatrict schools of the clty, recom
mend the accompanylng plaa and further
recommond that the schools be reorgan
iaed on or about the flrst of February of
i S. I>. Tl/KNER, chalrman,
I A. H. HILL.
| J. H. BINFORD,
H. Q. CARLTON.
Plan for tho promotion of pupils ln the
1, Mark on all subjects nt loast once, but
not oftener than four tlmos a month,
using tho subjolned achodule of H-alueu;
THIRD AND FOURi'H PRIMARY.
Readinging.4 8 lt
Spolllng.4 8 16
Phonetics.2 4 8
3 P Langunge.5 10 20
4 P Oral Oeog.1 2 4
Langunge.4 8 16
Arlthmetlc....4 8 16
Forma.2 4 8
Nature study.2 4 8
Wrltlng. 2 A. 8
FIFTH, SIXTH, SEVENTH, EIGHTH
Roadlng.3 6 12
Spelllng.? . 8 16
Phonetics.2 4 8
Language.4 8 10
Arlthmetlc.4 8 16
Goography.3 0 12
Objecta nnd forma.1 3.4
Wrltlng.8 4 8
Nature study.'..2 4 8
Readlng.8 6 13
Spelllng.4 8 10
Phpjv.dsjs.1 2 4
- _..,,ge.3 0 12
?rlthmotlc.4 8 10
Grammar.3 6 13
Geography.3 6 12
golonce...3 4 8
Wrltlng.i.3 4 8
SECOND, THIRP, FOURTH, FIFTH,
Readlng.3 6 12
Spelllng.8 6 12
Phonetics. .,.,.1 3 i
Language..., .,.8 6 12
Arlthmotlo.3 6 12
Grammar. . 8 fl 1?
Hlatory.. .8 6 12
Geography......? 5 I
1 2 4
YALUH OF MARKING.
If four marklngs are made durlng tho
month use the flrst column of values;
lf two, use tho second column; lf one, use
tho thlrd column.
g, pupils shall ?9t bo Jnforwod before,..
hnnd on what dny thoy ar to bo tnnrkod
on any subject.
8. If a pupll Is deflclont In one or moro
subjects, thls fact nhall bo rccorded on
Iho register along wlth hls rnonthly stand.
Ing, nnd hls parenta or guardlan shall be
notlflcd of tho samo on hla rnonthly re?
4. (a) All pupils from tho thlrd prlmnry
to tho flfth grammar grade Incluslve, who
make an average rnonthly atandlng nf
75 per' cent. and who aro not deflclont
In any subject, ahall be promoted.
(b) A atandlng lesa than 00,por cent.
ahall be consldored "deflclent."
(c) Puplla who havo beon abscnt 20
or more ,day? mny be roqulred to take
an oxamlnatlon on all subjects for pro
(d) Puplla who make an average montli
ly atandlng of 70 per cent. and aro de?
flclont ln only one subject may bo ad
vanced on trlal, upon the recommendatlon
of the teacher, whon approved by tho
HAVE ANOTHETt CHANCE.
(e) All unpromoted puplla/who deslre
It shall have the prlvllege of an exnmlna
tlon on all subjects ln whlch they nre
deflclont, except that no pupll whoao
average standlng Is bolow 65 per cent
shall bo examlned.
(f) Pupils thua examlned for promotion
Bhall bo requlred to make an average
standlng of at least 75 per cent. wltli
not lesa than 00 per cent. on any sub
(g) TheBe examlnatlons ahall bo held
immedlatoly after reorganlzatlon ln Feb
ruary and September of oaoh year.
- C. Pupils In the flrst and second prlmary
grades shall bo promoted upon the rec?
ommendatlon of the teacher, when ap?
proved by the prlnclpal.
0 Pupils ln the alx grammar grade
shall be examlned on all subjects and
for grnduatlon shall be requlred to make
an average of at least 76 per cent., wlth
not less than 00 per cent. ln any subject
together wlth a combined por cent. of nol
lesa than 75.
Plea for Humane Sentlment
to End the Massacres,
OR BULOARIA WILL FIGHT
This the Practlcal Concluslon of the
Note ? Revolutionary Leaders to
Adopt Only Querilla Tactics
. (By Assoclated Press.)
SOFIA. BULGARIA, Sept. 14.-The Bul
garlan government, through lts forelgn
representatlves, has addressed a note to
the great powers, declarlng that the Porte
Is systematically devastatlng Macedonla
and mossacrlng the Chrlstlan populatlon.
Furthermore, lt says Turkey has mobll
ized her own army whlch cannot be for
the sole purpose of suppreaslng the revo
lutlon. Therefore, the Bulgarian govern?
ment appeals to the humane sentlment of
Buropo to prevent the contlnuatlon of ho
massacres and dovaatatlon and to stop
tho mobllt-otlon of the Turkish army
The memorandum concludes wlth tho
plaln fi-tatement that unlesB the powers
interfere Bulgarla will be forced to take
such measures as she may deem neces
Only Querilla Tactics.
(By Assoclated Press.)
SOFIA, BULGARIA, Sept. 14.?Warned
by prevlous dlsastrous experlences, tho
ievolutlonary leaders havo declded to
adopt only guertlla tactics ln Baalern
Macedonla. The pollcy of occupylng
towns and villages has proved a mlstake,
aa lt has usually reaulted In Turkey re
occupylng the villages, deatroylng every
thlng and kllllng the lnhabltants, the ln
surgents belng hnmpered ln thelr opera
tions by the wonien and children. A
guerllla warfare ls oxpected to exhaue/t
the Turks much soonor, whlle the unham
pered bands can move easlly and more
rapldly. It Is hoped that the new tactics
wlll result In the womon and children be?
lng spared unnecessary dangers.
The lnsurgenta now have nearly 2,000
men armed wlth rlfle&> ln Eastern Mace?
donla and thousanda of poaaants aro
ready to Join thelr forces -when a general
rlalng haa been proclalmed. This atop Is
belng delayed untll the supply of rlflea,
cartrldges and dynamlte ls reclved. New
band*, aggregatlng 1.G00 men, are reported
to be on thelr way to tho frontler, The
(Contlnued on Second Page.)
DEATH OF JUDGE
Well-Known Man Who Mar?
ried a Rlchmond Lady
(By Aaaoclated Preaa.)
NARRAGANSETT P1ER, R. I? Sept,
14-Judgo Albert Rltchle, of tho Supreme
Judlclal Court of Maryland, dled thls af
ternoon aftor nn lllness of three weeks;
aged slxty-ntno years,
BALTIMORE, MD., Sept, 14.?Judge
Rltchle was born In Froderlck Clty, Md,,
ln 1831. Ho was graduated from the law
f rhool of the Unlverslty of Vlrglnla ln
1850, and was shortly afterwards admltt?4
to tlio Fredorlck bar. In lel)2 Governor
Frank Brown appolnted hlm to serve an
unoxplred term us asaoolate Judge on tho
supreme bench of the clty. In 1893 Judge
Rltchle waa elected to flll the full term
of flfteen yeara on the aupreme bench.
He was a delugato to the Demooratlo
natlonal convention held ln St. Louls ln
Judgo Rltchle wns married about
twenty-nlne yeara ago to Mlss Caboll, a
fomous beauty of tho South and a belle
of Rlchmond, Va. The Judge becamo a,>
qualnled wlth Mlss Cahell whlle ho wns
attendlng tho law school at the Unl
veralty of Vlrglnla. The pourtBhlp waa
a brlof one, Biid aftor Mr. Rltchle hnd
graduated In law the marrlage took
place. They have one son, Albert O.
Rltchle, a member of the Baitlmore Bar,
who was recently appolnted Asslstant
Every Man on His Ticket
HIS MAJORITY IN
Carried one Precinct in the
SCOTT'S MAJORITY TWO
HUNDRED & SEVENY-SIX
The Democrats of'Wythe Reorganize
the County Committee and Re-elect
Thelr Old Chalrman?Repub- <
llcans Flnd lt Difficult to
Find Candidates Willing
to Make Sacrifice. '
(Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
AMHERST, VA., September 14.?Tho
full returns of tho voto ln the leglslatlve
and county prlmary,ln Amhorst county
Saturday aro nbw ln, wlth tho excoptlon
of ono precinct, and that will not ciiango
tho result. Tho offlclal oount will bo
mado by tho commlttee horo to-morrow.
The result was a completo overthrow
of the Campbell forces. Not a slnglo
candldate on tho Campbell ticket wus
Tho only man ' not re-electcd to thaf
Board of Supervlsors waa Mr. Valentlno
Rlchardson. Under tho belief' that ? he
was a Campbell man, he waa defcated
by 13 votes. -,.
Pedlar Dlstrlct was. tho only dlstrlct
in whlch Campbell recolved a?maJority.
In tho other threo dlstrlcta he >carrled
only ono precinct. ,
Dr. Don Scott defeats ex*Judge Camp?
bell for tho House by.V majorlty of 276.
Ho carried his precinct at Monroe solld
ly, recoivlng the entlro 31'; votes east
there. Otto L. Evana defeated T. C.
Payne for Commonwealth's Attorney by
270 votes. John. C. Beard for Sherlff de?
feated R.'H: Drummond by 390 majorlty.
A. D. Beard for Commlssloner of tho
Revenue ln the Flrst District secured a
majorlty of 360, whlle R. N. Eubank, for
the same: offlce in tho ^Second DIstrlctj
led the ticket wlth 400 majorlty..
THE PARTIES IN WYTHE "
Democrats Reorganize Their Commit?
WYTHETVTLLE, VA., Sept. 14.?Both
the polltlcal partiea had moss-meotings
here to-day. The T?3mocrats met at noon
ln the n__ courthouso. County Chalrman
E Lee Tinkle preslded and Alex. For
ward acted as secretary.
A now county commlttee waa elected.
Tho new commlttee met lator and re
elooted Chnlrman Trlnkle and elected
Robert Snyers, Jr., as lts secretary.
The Renubllcnns met to nomlnato can
rtldfLtes fr>r tlio House of .Delegates ond
for Commonwealth's attorney, but the lat
(Contlnued on Second Page.)
FIRE AND BURGLARY
New Company Asks Prlvilege
of Establlshlng and Op
A sub commlttee from the Commlttee on
Streets, composed of Messrs. West (chalr?
man), Bahen, Splcer and Mann, met last
nlght' and coiiBldored an ordlnanoo char
terlng a prlvate burglary and fire alarm
company, and nftor going over lt careful
ly wlth the clty englneer, clty attorney
and clty electrlclan, rocommonded it
fuvorably to the full commltteo, whlch
wlll meet nt 6 o'clock this afternoon ln
Thoso wlio aro behlnd tho now entor
prlso are Capt. A. Plwslnnl, Jr., Messrs.
\Vlrt B Taylor nnd Hill Montuguo, and lt
1h sald'thnt back of |t there Ib omplo
C1___iea 'ordlnonco propoeea to allow tho
lncorporators to lay oondult, conatruot
polea and wlrea and eatabllBh a modern
system of Iho nnd burglary nlarm and
aneclal dellvory tolephonoa. Tho com
ffi propoaea to operate both ln the busl
n__I nnd resldeiitlnl portlons of tho clty,
and to havo flrumen, dotoctives, putrol
wiiBona and "ll etiulpmenta nocoaaary to
Z* an up-to-date Horvlco in all lts do
rfartnients. Mr. Charles R. Wlnsto,, wlll
be' ln cliargo nf the oleotrloal departmont,
and he la underatood to be a largo stock
liolder In tbe new concern.
'Tha neiv Inslltutlon proposos to ns
Biimo reaponslblllty for prlvate dwelllngs.
lmnks and bualnesa houaos of nll klnds;
rn linvo Ihom connected wlth a contral
offlco by n ayalem of eleotrlo appllnnooa,
whloh can bo imed as apeclal 'phonos by
day and fire and burglary alarm by
^AtShe central offlco, whlch wlll bo In
nhartra of a cnlot' nn a,nnl? dotoctlve
fvirco iiiul flromen wlll bo stutlonod and
?,?,,.,? wlll come In promptly wlienovor
?*",,..?? goea wrong at any of tha hulld
fn_a Iri cliarge, It la proposed that tho
___??" Lystam a'"1" suporcode that of prl
,,ntl Vutoliinen for prlvate resldencen
rt nlaoes of btifilness, and It Is sald
?w n atrong demand for such ? sorvlco
iV,io come fr0.m ths bus|n?s8 >"?n here.
??? ordlnancb, when lt shall have boen
* ^nieted, wlll tako Ha usual courso and
? nUibl- tlio Councll to tho hlghest bld
deer tliough thoso applylng for Jt wlll
^ikeiy fc'Ot '*?
SAM JONES HAS FIGHT
WITH MAN HE ABUSED
? (Spoclal to tho Tlmea-Dlapatoh).
OAKTERSVILLE, GA., Septeinbor 14. ? Rev. Sam Jones, tho
famous Mothoclisfc ovangolist, was' blully brttised in a personal en
counter to-clay with Postmaster Walter Akermnn, whom Mr,
Jones donouncod for sclling wine and threatened to have reported to
President Roosevolt. , , T ...
Tho diflictilty aroso over statements made by Mr. Jones athiB
tabernaolo meoting last nlght when he used tho oxpression, dirty
dog," in remarks said-to refer to Mr. Akorman. Whon thoy mot this
mornlng Mr. Akermnn momtionod tho remarks and, hit Mr. Jones m
thomouth. Tho ovangolist roplied with a hck in the eyo. Ihough
bloeding, Mr. Jones deelared after Mie utfair that the only thmg hu.rt
about him was his fist. 'I , , ,,,.__ _1^
During*his remarks last night My. Jones deelared that tne people
of Oartorsvillo would "profor a sober, decent negro to hand them out
their mail to a dirty dog who was using his offloial position to sell
wine and call it dope." Mr. Jones' romarks wero sensational in tne
extreme and the fight this morning was not unoxpeoted. #
This is not tho flrst timo that the mmister has figured in suen
affairs. Several years ago the mayor of a Texas town attempted to
cane him and recoived a thorough boating.
A BOX CAR
Body of Supposed Hanover
Man at Charleston.
IS PROBABLY A. L. ISBELL
Gbrpse in Car Loaded With Water
melons, the Skull Crushed and a
Piece of Iron- Lying Beside
. the Body.
(Speclal to Tho Times-DIspatch.)
CHARLESTON, W. VA., Sept. 14,-The
badly decomposed body of a'whlte, man of
apparently about'thlrty-flvo years of age
nnd'flvo feet elght inches in helght and
supposed to bo that of A. _. Isbell, of
Atlee, Va., was found ln a frelght car at
tho Chesapeake and Ohlo yard hero to
day. The man was no doubt murdored
wlth robbery as a motlvo.
On Thursday last n car loaded wlth wa
termelons arrlved over the Chesapeako
and.Ohlo from the,.East. No way blll ac
companied lt, and to-day the lcical agent
ordered lt opened. When the doors were
forced operi tho car was found to con
taln besldes the melon. tho ghastly
corpse. The skull wao crushed, showlng
murdor had been commlttcd and a bloody
plece of iron lying near tho body was no,
doubt the Instrument.. The pockets ln the
man's clothlng were empty and turned
lnsldo out. ,_,,???,.
A wayblll was found, showlng the car
of molone wns In charge of A. L. Isbell,
consigned by; T, H. Isbell, from Atlee,
Vn.. to R. L. Isbell at Huntlngton, W. Va.
Tho wayblll allowed afopover nt Charles?
ton, Hlnton and Charlottesville, and was
dated August 31st. Tho contonts of the
car had beon partlally.dlsposed pf, and lt
was tho money which tho man In charge
had on hls person thnt no doubt led to
Tho man wns last seen allve nt Hlnton,
so that the murdor must havo occurred
at some polnt between Charleston and
that polnt or tmmedlately after tho ar
rlval of tho car here. ?
The coroner took chnrgo of tho remalns
nnd ordered them burlod at once. Bfforts
nro belng made to communlcato wlth the
dead man's people ln Vlrglnla. No clue
as to tho murderer hns been found so far,
but every effort wlll bo made to clear up
BANKS DESIGNATED AS
(By Assoclated Pross.)
WASHINGTON. D. C September 14.?
Secretary Shaw to-day doslgnated about
flfty natlonal banks In various parts pf
the country as dopositarlos of publlo
furids nnd ordered about $4,000,000 deposlt
ed wlth them. Very llttlo of this money
wont to banks ln the large cltios. the
monoy golng chlofly lnto tho ngricul
turnl sectlons of the southwost. The
banks solected covor the country from
Malne to tho Pnclflc cotst, Malno and
Florlda each gottlng rolatlwolv a good
share. MoBt of tho dlstrlbutlon wns ln
tho cotton and graln growlng dlstrlcts.
WISHES SIR THOMAS
THERE AS GUEST
Presldent Denles Any Sug
gestlon to kontrary?A'
(By Assoclated Press.)
OY8TEP, BAY, L. I., Sopt. 14.-By uu
thorlty of tho Prosidont the statomont
wns mndo to-day that the compllcution
which nrose over ho Soawanl^iikn-Corln
thlan Yacht Club dlnner liad dovolpped
from a mlsundorstandliig. Tho Prusldont
oxplalned to ColBnte IJoyt, ohnlrmnn of
tho Board of Truateos of tho club, that he
could not attend a lurgo formul dlnner,
as by ho dolng he would bo unjuat to
mnny frlends nud organlviatloua, whoso In
vltatlons to slmllar nffalra ho had beon
obllged to decllno. Tho Prosidont further
wlshos It to bo known thnt he dld not ln
tho rumotest way object to tho pre3onco
of Slr. ThoiiiaB Upton at the dlnner.
Mr. lloyt, after seolng the Presldent to
day, gavo out a stateinont rjuotlng a
letter from Secretary I/oe-b saylng It
would he a partlcular pleasure to the
presldent lf 8l1'- 1'homas Upton could
coiiio to tho dliiiior, that ho has a hlgh
rngard for Slr. Thomas and oar
nestly doslres that he be present at the
dlnner. Mr. Hoyt says nothlng M'us
further from the Prosldent's thought thun
to bar Slr. Thomua or anyono olso ff<y?
Many Llves Were Lost and
Much Damage Done.
HAVOC AT PALM BEACH
Business Houses Unroofed, and the
Newspapers Also Heavy Sufferers.
A List of the Euildings
(By Aasoolated Press.)
JACKSONVILLE, FLA., September
14.?The fate of Mlddle and Southwest
Florlda ls only a matter of conjecturo.
Thls much la certaln: The storm waa
dodtructlvo enough In these sectlons to
sweep down tho" wlrea and slop rallroad
comiuualcatlon. This, of itself, ls suf
llcont to justlfy forobodlngs "of unpro
oedented calamlty. Tho mlddlo Florlda
sectlon, from whloh not a. wot'd can.be
hcard, ia tho most. populons port of tho
State. Td that sectlon' overy wlre Is
ffown, eryery train Is stoppod, and no ono
oan tell what tho nows of tlio morrow
' Begfnnlng Frlday mornlng on tho oast
coast and Saturday mornlng on tho west,
and lastlng- twonty-four hours at each,
South Florlda has been swept by tho
strorigest cyclono over known ln tho
hlstory: of" that part of tho State. Tho
wlres wont down at the beglnnlng, and
rallroad aervlce was delayed. On that
account no detalls reached thls placo
uDtir to-day. Even now they. aro not
full. for many placos that were lntlio
ccnter of tho path.of the storm havo not
yot beon heard from,' and. the wlrea into
the storm-swept - dlstrlct are not yot
LTVES' LOST AT. TAMPA.
Two llves wore lost In Tampa, duo to
the storm. Louls Baron, the clgar
mnker, who was struck by a part of thp
cornlce of the Dlaz bullding, . dled the
day after. recelvlng hla injurlea. Hls
Bkull was frnctured, nn eye knocked out
and hls body bndly brulaed.
T. Y, Hunnlciit, a motorman, met hls
death near the Cuesta Roy clgar factory,
at Tampa. Ho attempted to removo a
wlre whlch lay across tho track, but dld
not know that It was a llvo olectrlo wlro.
Ho recelved a ahook whlch provcd fatal.
Tho conductor, who came to hls asslst
ance, wns also scvoroly' shocke'd.
Tho splro of the' Bulnh Baptlst
Cliut-oh (colored) wns torn from tho
bullding nnd carried across the street.
The gnhlo onds of Avory & Owens' bulld?
ing, udjnceut to the Seaboard Alr, Llno
depot, were torn compiotely away, In
Ybor Clty soveral factorles wero badly
damRged, The property loss nt Tampa
wlll reaoh at least $50,000. Tho orango
crop hns beon cut off around Tampa nnd
one-fourth on the enst coast. Thero aro
no wlres south of Tnmpa and trnlns nro
delayed, What hns happened nt Punta
Oorda. Punta Rnssas nnd othor 'places
ls not known.
MANY SEAMEN LOST.
Further detalls of tho Florlda storm dls
after camo by mall nnd by Pns*engors on
an Incomlng traln. Thn steamer InohWva
of Llvorpool, ownod by tho Inch Shlpplng
Company, from Cnlveslon, loadod wlth
lumber and cotton aeod mojil, and bound
for Hampton Roads for coal, went nshore
near Boynton Frlday nlght at 0 o clock.
The shlp's ateerlng gear broke ond sho
ftoated at wlll, strlklng tho beach wlth
great forco and breaklng Into three plecos,
The cnptnln and matea and fourteen of
tho crew, wore f-aved. Nlno wore drownod,
nmong, thom the englncer. Tha boats
hnd n. hard time liuidlng. Ono boat wlth
flve mon In It, wns battered to pleces by
tho wavos nnd Its occupnnts wore
drownod, . ___
Tho flchooner Mnrtha T. Thomns. 7E0
tons, Captaln AVntts, wlth a cnrgo of
lumber, bound from Appalachlcola to
Bnlllmoro, waa wrocked nlno mlloa south
of Jupltor. Tho sohooner lf spllt ln half,
Tlio crew wero nll savod.
DAMAGE AT PALM BEACH.
At Pnlin Bench tha dnmugo wns serl
ous. Gnibci-B' Opera Houao wns pnrtl
nlly unroofed,. ns woll as hls bustnoss
block on Js'nreltsua Streot, nnd hls waro
liouso. Tho Somlnolo block sufforod
heavlly and tho Palma block to n smaller
oxtont. Tho roof of the Troploal Sun
bullding Is gono, and all tho glnss In tlie
lewnr front blown out, Tho I_iko Worth
NewB was also a heavy sufferer. Tlio
Musonlo Temple, the Dado County Stato
Bank nnd tho new Jefferson blru-k w?>ro
also greatly ditmaged, Of tlio Intter a
portlon of the roof wns torn off.
All the boatB on tho lnnd front. oxcopt
three, wore siink, and aro total wreoks.
On tho oast Bldo tho loss Is heavy. The
Hotel Royal Polnclana wiu nllglulv dum
ENTIREI.Y CUT OFF.
Mlaml nnd West Florlda aro entlrely
out off from tho outsldo world. The
traln whlch left thls mornlng for Rlver
Junetlon could get uo "further than
Groonvlllo. Thoro is no wlro connootlon
beyond Drlanton. Both these placea aro
npproxlmately one hundred mlles weat
of Jacksonvlllo. Nothing Ib known or
can be lenrned horo of tho storm whli-h
haa swept the mlddlo portlon of the
Place Warehouses All
Over the South.
MILLION AND A
HALF OF CAPITAL
Is Reported to Have Men of
Large Means Behind It
DAY OF COMMISSION!
Crtartera- Granted to a Large Company1,
In This Clty and to a Number of
Corporatlons and 8oclal Gluba
' In and Around, Norfolk.
Some, Large Feet Qo
lnto 8tate'a Ooffera,
A gigantlo project waa set on foot jsea
tordy wlth the lnoorporatlon by the Cop
poratlon Commlsslon of Vlrglnla of thV
Natlonal Fldollty Warehouse Co., wlth
prinolpal offlces at Rlchmond, and wtth a
capltal stock of which' the mlnlmum la
placed at $1,200 and the maxlmum at $1,
600,000, This great warehouse company,
the pr'ojectors and corporators of which
are all Baltlmoreans of wealth and prom
lnence, will be backed and suported flnan
clally by one of. the large Baltlmore ;trust
companlos, and proposes to ' establlsh
warohousos at Rlohmond and Norfolk and
mnny polnta ln the South for the purpose;
of tho storage of cotton, and other goods,
morohandlso and' raw products and .
frolghts, both for the railway company
and for the' conslgnoes' of' slilpment Of',
all klnds of bulk, and ls deslgned to find
Its fleld by, rellevlng the rolling stock of
the rnilways from the straln ,of-havlng.
to remaln Idlo for long perlods wlth un
loadod frelght thercln. The company' la
auutorlzed to hold real estate to the max-l'
lmum of-1,000 acres, and of a value not.
oxceedlng $1,500,000. '??'?' --?-,?
All Over the South.
It ls probnble ;that'tho company -tvlll.ln-'
crease Its.capltal from .tlme to tlmo and"
secure llcense to do buslness ln the vn,-'
rlous Southern States, especlally.for baled,'
cotton and other bulky. products of the
fnrm and factory. T?e plan wlll largely
superesede the railway warehouses and Ja
designed to relieve. tho, congestlon of
frelghts there. Above all , tho ohlof
fentures of the concern, Is 'that which
proposos to ennblo tho, rallways to haive
tho uso of nll Its avallablo'rolling. stock.
for tho movement of crops and the hand
llng of Its onormous.buslness ln all llnes.'
The scarclty of cars hns'be'c'ome a serlous
phnse of tho railway situation. at cer-*
tain seasons of the year when the orbpa_
nro about to.bo moved, and only a few*
days ago a statement from Oeneral Paa
songer Agent-Henry W.' Fullor," of the
Chesapeake and Ohlo Rnllway wns pub
llshed ln which that offlclal statod that
tho rolling stock of the various rallroada.
was lnadequato to the demands upon, lt,
nnd thnt the car fnotorles wore montha
bohlnd ln-thelr orders and oould not sup?
ply the demand for cars.ot various klndB.,
The warohouso situation wlll-be relleved
and llkewlse the Btraln on the roada >b?
the establlshment of warehousea.^t va?
rious lmportnnt polnts of shlpment and
dostl hatlon of shlpments.
The oharter foo pald for the lncorporar
tlon of tho company Is $600 on this charter
alono, the largest sum requlred' of anjr
commerolal charter, and of any other
savo chnrters of publlo senvlce corpora?
tlons. lt ls enslly the largest corpora?
tlon of the klnd chartereid since the com-'
mlsslon was Inaugurated,
The Corporators. ' . .
Tho corporators of the comp.any named
In tho nppllcatlon for the chartora are all
BnltimoreanB, and are Wllllam' Penn
Jjewls, presldent and dlrector; Phlllp 8.
Small, dlrector; Thomas E.-Wlttell, dlrec^
tor and secretary. Mr. E. B. Thomaeon,
of this clty, Is the local attorney for the
corporntlon, which will have Its prinolpal
oftlco ln this clty.
Under tho stock plan of the concer"ij
ten thousnnd shares of. preferfed stock
and flvo thouaand bf .common stqck wlll
he Issued. Tho holders of. preferred stooK
hre to draw elght pbr cont. dlvldend an
nually out of tho net earnlngs of the com?
pany before any dlvldend |s pald on the
common stook, and the preferred atocH
holders shall bo ontltled to rocelve tbe
par value of thelr stock nnd no moro out
of Its not assets after the payment of tte
debts upon tho dlssolutlon or llquldatlon
of the corporatlon, boforo the oommon
Btockholdors nro ontltled to recelve any?
thlng to 'voto nt stockholdors' meetlngv,
unloss othorwlso provlded for In tho by
laws of tho corporatlon. The corporntlon
ls to be a perpetual one.
Commerclal Roalty Company.
Among the large corporatlons ohar
tored yeBterdny by tho Corporatlon Com
mlsaion was tho Commerclal Realty
Company, of Norfolk, which Is glven
large powors In tho mattor of deallns ln
ro.il estate, Tho capltal stock of the
oorporatVn ls *10,000 mlnlmum nnd
$50,000 nuiximum, ln shares of $100. Tho
ofllcors of Iho compnny nre: Nnthanlel
Boamon, preBldont; II. M. Kerr, senre.
tary und treasurer; Messrs, Beamon nnd
Korr. F. M. Whltehurst. Charles M.
Barrett, Thomas H. Wlllco'x, Alvah H.
Mnrtln, Thomas S. Southgate nnd Tnan
Tho Aftongrcen Stud, Incorpornted.
was churtered yostorduy by tho Corpo?
ratlon Commlsslon, Its, buslness belng
the broeding aml ralalng of flno liorsee,
and Its locatlon Culpeper. This Is the
flrst charter of the klnd granted by the
oommlssion, nnd tho capltnl, $1)0,000
Diliilmum nnd $100,000 maxlmum, tmll.
cuto that It ls golng to be a Btock farm
on a large nnd pretentlous ecale, The
company Is glven authority to hold *
Im-go tnu't of land. The corporators ?re
Hon. Wllllam T. Townes. of Culpeper,
formerly of Plttsylvanla. Inte Conanl
Oeneral of tho Unlted Stutea at Me
Janelro, who ls presldent and dlrector;
?Cforb'o II. Townes, sl%retary and trea