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TUE TIMhS. FOUM'KH 1.VS0.
THR DISfcA.TCH. FOUNnKO 1R.V)
WHOLE NUMBER. 16,36 8.
mcinioxD, VAii tuesday, octobeti 13, ioob.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
SUMMARY OF DAY'S NEWS.
VVABHINGTON, Oct. 12.~Forcea.it fot
Tuesdiiv nnci Wcdnesday:
virg.nin?1'nir 'J'ttosday and Weanes*
dny; llght nortli WJhdsi bocomlng varm
North Carollna?Tueaday and Wodn.es
duy falr; llght varlnbic wlnds.
Aftor llld blustoring, dlpagrccablc days
of the pnsL fcw rlnj'fl, yemordav wu?
ajtcecdlngly pleasnnt, hr tho largo num
Ut of psrsons aecn out of uuoiK at
tested. Iho weather propheta ProAlot ;t
tontlnuation of theso puusant conuitwnfl.
STATBiOP THH THHKMOMISTKR.
n A. M.f.
3 P, il.,'.,...
0 P. M.hi
D )'. M.;? ? I
13 mldnlght .J^_
llighoal tcmporature ycfclerday . os
bowest tomporaturo ycaterday . ??;?
Mean tomporaturo yestorday. t>J
Noininl tmperaturo ror cictuner . w
Meptii'tiirn num hormal tomporaturo,.. v.
1'roclpltatlon duiiiiK paat'W houra . w
MINIATI.'RIO ALMANAC. _,
nctpbor 13, 1903.
Bun rlHCB.6:16 | H1GH TlDE
bun hcib.5:W l Mornlng.????
Aioon rlacs.y.ll.'K) | Kvening.w.n
liorsn Show to opon thls mornlng un
dcr ulosl nheorlng cohdltiona; Hoatnei
bioom Uia cht-mplon Jumper, tvlthdiawn
on accbunt ul the dea^h of hls p>wnei;?
non?MoVc in Henrlco to placo tiu- cigiu
commltt ecirtOh who votod for lodd ln
the poHlUon uf boltera; ibo campalgn ai
icaiiv Dflgun in Henrlco county?Cplonel
Jos-iih Rullon jppolnted aeoreiary oi the
Siaii Co/nmittci?call ?;xt??n<i^(l to Rev.
j- T MbFaden; hls congregallbn eniera
o protoat agalnst his leavlng-?Rov. H.
V C. AiaM.arli.an to COlttO to BeypntU
Btreet ' Hrutian i hurch?J3plscopal mln
later eulog<zea Ko'oabv'eit"-?Carnlval opi-na
:.t Broad-Streol J'^rk?Y. M. C. A. t?
W eatHbllahe'd by tne Goulda for atreet
car mon?Old uonfcderate accopta poM
tion in yV'ashlngtoii??V.etoran at ?oi
ciit-rH' Homo uaea hls si'rk on command
ani?Minivtbr wlsnes, rnorala taught m
the ach6ola?Councll Wdopts plan redla
trlctlrig tnp olt>-Mceting of SUnday
HCliool abo.etlca?Firianca Uonimiiitt dd
cllnea to hear paper of accountant?Or
dlnance ouered to Impoao a tax oi ^??"?'
on Iradlijg atampa-Board oi Ai(ieim?ii.
to r.ir-it lo-nlpht?ilnlian i,"lot> coicniatc^
annivcraary of laiulliiK ot Columbua
a iro Oepartmertl arranges for ealety of
ampnitiieatrc duplng tliu Horao Show?
Kicfiniond pebplo at Goocliland weddsng
-.\iei_-tli)R of ftre cbmmissionms >..
;..!.-. .,^. . .. . . .. .. ....i.s ilani.'i^t 10
?s\ires-C'onditlun 'of Mr. J. \V. Laubo
Iiinoikally unchariged-Soiithcrn Kail
wav directora to "meet htie to-day
lJlavofo liijurrd l?ft nlght In hla loop
th'c-loop act?Chlnaman to bo i"1'
? Sudden death of Kminott E. De Prlest.
M.i..v.iL.i.iiii-1 <;.< 1I.KJ..C- ira.n;?j?c ^j
b<j hold to-nighi?ClUzcna roported lor
not havlng dog Hcphj-cb-Fltzgcraid lirie
j(ot yvi oecuiuo uiuimc.-'-jii. pl/v'tlcer
'('. Hancock eljfhty yca'ra old to-day
i-uni-ral of Jlls.s K:tlir-Snead-Thaxton
Great dUaater ln the stonri thiU swept
tho VirK.nia coaa> Frlday und Situru.'ij ;
Ihe wind ble'w a htir.leai.e and ?horj.w?s
Kreat dam.ige to lanrt properly, a? weli ari
to shipping: li Bli tide? and d?.<truction i?
c'ropa by flood and w.nd-Sc.ator Danl I
jna<le cominanuor of new (; nf''.piu e
camp .41 Campbcll,.and u.geji buiiiir.B oi
a nionftrnent-The V. M. 1. tadet . da
f<.-ut tlie ABrlcul.t.ral cade h o Ncrtn
Carollna ut (ooi-r,uii-An unrbrclla men
der run over at Gni rt ,n;-ville and lo.?es ?'*?
leg-u,K eaaes to be trled in the Un.ted
States Courts at Ab.ngd ,n?Wacna
prcaglie qua nnlined 0:1 account of d.p.i
thei'la?uordondvlile Gazetto f?oe.s Into
new Uand^ ai.d W. \V. Scoti to cdit it?
PreHidont Roosevelt decllnes nvKailon to
attend Jamesibwh mass-meatmg at Nor
folk-The oya.ex sca on ln Nansem ? <i
reported by inapectora to ba the fine t
in yeara?-Eacli i> rt clp.nt In the Ciaicr
exploalon to b<; iirL-.sejittd vslth a .. cdil
of honor on tho occaaion of the reaiiijn
ut lJeter?bu:g-N<> cortlflcate ha as
yet bei-n uwaided Dr. W. B. D n el in
PrJncb George and Surry; vot s l.r.w.i
ont?Monroo Morriss, auperlnlondent of
stroc-t.s at Newpoit Newa, ch rged l:h
n'Qgloct of dntv?Bo ler.s of ni-w b t le
f=hir> Malne to nava sc-vere test on run to
Culebra?Robort A. Crawford riomlnated
for tlic Hpuso in touJsa.
Grand reunlon nf, non-rcsidont natives
of North Carollna tu Gr onaborri; Ran
hora. Aycock, Morohoad, Mclvorl Dr. W.
[V. Mc.ore and others rnake delightful nd
ilresseH: tho cltv full of 1 ght. llfo and
inlhUBlasm; five Ihousrnd corne fr m
?. hlrty States to atter.d the reunion-J3o
liof at Cbarlotto thal Wlll.am J nes, tho
negro hung at DanvJlle, k.lld .young
Stocks sold at great slaughtor of valties
and wlthout apparent discrlmlnatlon dur
liic tho lioiira before noon yeaterday, but
nrtei- BUbsequenC rally olo.sing >vaa sjeudj
: .ie.ii iy . c iiw the best prlces of tho day
-Japanese mlnlstor to Great BHuh.
cleprecatea the rumors of war betwoen
IiIh fonntry and Russla, but exprewses
the liope ttiat in the. ovent of a. rupture
that Japan wlll havo the aotlve syrhpathy
nf Great Hrlialu?Aiinouncoment that
Ihe convqntlori aa to the evaeuatlon of
lUanonurla haa olapsed |h rocclvocl in
Vokohoma wlth ridicnie?Japanese lega
tlbn in Washlpgton ls not advlaed of any
lurtbor acta of war than proparations of
rnunitions and niovoments of troops
Youhg raon In Chloago suburb narrowly
OHCapoa belng lynohed by an angry mob
that captuii.H hlm, ufter a hot ehase of
o mlle-?Boyen fipeeches niado ln the
irlal of 'I'lllman, nnrl four more aro to
be heard ui-doy-Two milllon dol ar.s ls
tho eatlmated ibaa of Pateraon, N. J.,
from the (lood; thbu'sanda aro wlthout
wnrk, food or ahelter-General Organ
lzer Orr ls promlnent in the strike of
tho einployes of tho Chlcago Clty Uail
xvay-AHtarita wlns liandluap at Brlljh
t"n Boacli on track WhlCh was deep In
RA1LROAD MEN TALK
ON PRIVATE MATTERS
(By AKnucln(cf) I'ri'as.)
WASIHNGTON, D. C, October 12.
Ilult a dpseh rallroad and Httumshlp
nien ongug'd in tho New York and
hjouthorn tralllo met horo to-day to dis
cuss rjueailons of trnfllo and rates, Rop
raeeptatlvea woro presont from the Oconn
HteaniHhli> Company, Seaboard Alr Line,
Atlantlc Coaat Blno and the CVMUral R<ill
way of Georgta. The rneetlng waa hold
bohind eloHf-d doora. One of thoaa preaent
Hitid the proceodings were not of public
GENERAL CLAY'-S WILL
OFFERED FOR PROBATE
(By Assuciated Preaa.)
RrCHMOND, KY., Octolior 12.?One of
tho flve wills of tlio Inte General Casalua
M. Clay waa offered for prohato In the
County Court to-day. Tho will dialnher
iie.A hla ehlldren and all rolatlvos except
lii:; own fornn-r elilld-wlfe, Dora Rroolt,
vhom It noinlnnted as aole exeeutrlx.
The other helrs Introduced teatlrnony to
rhow that General Clay was Insane.
A motlnn |Q prohale the will was over
ir.led. Aix appeal la taken to tho Circuit
OF CAROLINA'S SONS
A Splendid Reunion at
Specches of Welcome and
DR. W. W. MOORE
SPEAKS FOR VIRG1N1A
Governor Aycock Gives a Warm Wel?
come 10 Carolma'i Returning Sons,
fviany of fvliom Have Won D.s
tinction in Other Glimes.
A,l Pr.ud of Their Linc
nge and Na.ivity.
(From a Htu.tt Correspondont.)
GREEN'SBORO, N. C. Oct. 11-it Is
calhd by hair a dozcn dlft'erent names;
thia blg colehratlon day in Greensboio.
Some cailed it "Reunion Day"; somo ?"Old
lioinc Day." after tiie Nuw lingland
siyle; some call lt North Carolina Day, as
mado and provlded for in tho slatutes;
some call lt "Scattered Natlves' Day, and
others have otner names for It, but a!l
of the fiva thousand or more strangora
crowded In the beautiful little clty of
elins and rnaples unlte ln the verdlcl that
thls lias boen a great day in th? history
of the Old North tjtate.
The man or the woman, as tho ca.se
may bo, who originatc-d the idea of is
suing a call to scattered natlves of Norlh
Carolina to asstsmble onoe more on the
sacred soil and do fconor to the good
old State thai gavo them blrlh Is entltled
to a monument as high as any that marlis
the gran-e of any preylously departcd
son, lt doeB not matter lf he or she did
borrow the Idea from our New England
friends who put so much store by tneir
"old home week." v
une "ttT etititled ' to a duc lneisurc 0/
credit for borro~ing if he borrows a
good thlng. Thls thought I wouid love
to bore into the minds of such Vligin
latis as tlilnk ihey know It all, and triero
is nothlng more for them to learn.
NORTH CAROLINA DAY.
By cnactment of the Keglslature this
is a State holiday, also to-day every pub
lic school in North Carolina Is adjourned
from the usual course of study and every
teacher and scholar was expected to
sturdy North Carolina, her history, her
present cor.dltlons and her future pros
pocts. High up in the list of them and
marked for speclal study to-day Is tln
hubject of good roads. Think of that. A
whole State, men. women and chlldren,
talklng about good roads. and talklng to
some purpose, too, because the day lias
bc-cn set apart for dlscussion of that
How Is that for cultlvating publlc senti
ment? Isn't it bound to have effect? Hcie
is acothcr pointer for Virglnla.
But to return to the reunion. Native
"Tar-Heels" arn gathered here to-day
from thlrty States of tho Union. Indlana
sends the largest delegation. Who would
ha..-e thought lt? But the fact is that
North Carolina has done much to make
Indlana the great State lt Is. Wayne
county In that State was settled by Tar
Heels. so I am told by a cltlzen of that
county In nttendance upon the reunion.
The desccndants of those Wayne county
settlers have scattered over several ad
(Contlnucd on Scventh Page.)
Senator Daniel Elected Com
mander to Build the
(Speclal to Tho Timos-Dispatch.)
DYNCHBURG, VA., October 12,-The
Confedorates of Campbell county mot to
day and organized a camp, to be known
as tho Deoring Camp of Confederate Voi
orans, ln honnr of the memory of Genernl
Jumes Deerlng. Tlans for erectlng a
monument to the Confederate dead wero
perfectoQ. Tho camp elected tho follow
Senator John W. Daniel, commander.
Colonol J. Rleque liutter, rirst llouten
Lleutonant R, M. Cocke, socond lieu
H. T. Patrlck, third lleutennnt-com
E. J. Evans, ndjutanl.
John W, Dinwlddle, quartermnster.
Dr. R. N. Hewltt, mtrgeon.'
Dr. J. J. Terrlll, assistanl surgeon,
Rev, 0. A. Woodson, chaplaln.
Elomlng Sauitdeia, treasurcr.
MR. ORR PROMINENT
IN CHICAGO STRIKE
(By Assoclated Pross.)
CHICAGO, lUh., October 12.?Renewed
refusul to granl tho domnnds of employos
for Increased wnges and the excluslvo
employment of union nmn, was givon to
da> by the Chlcago Clty Rallroad Com
\uny to General Organisser Orr and a
commltteo of Ainobsanmtcd Streel Rail
wuy ICmployes. wlio cailed ut tho olllco
oi 'tho ccmipauy. A roturonduin vote as
to tho advlsahlllty of a striko upon tho
company's adverue answer to tho demand
wili bo takcu.
General Manager McCulIooh sald that
the geenral "ohised shop" and tho wago
Increaso coultl not b% concedod. Mr. ,Mc
CullooJ) repe'ited hls ol'fer to submlt tlio
Wholo cuso ta arbRratlon.
EEV. Dli. W. Wi MOOKE.
Arthur Warren Narrowly Es
capes Being Lynched.
TWO POLICEMEN SAVE HIM
Crowd Captures Him After Run of a
MJe, and Were About to Hang Him
to a Telegraph Pole, When the
Ofrkers Rescued Him.
(By Assoclated Press.)
CHICAGO, 1L.L., October 12.?Arthur
Warren, a young man livlng in the sub
urb of Berwyn, twelve miles of Chicago,
had a narrow escape from lynchlng to
night, and but for the efforts of two po
licemen lt is posstble that he would have
bcen hanged to a telegraph pole.
Warren was accused of assaultlng an
eiglu-year-old glrl. Acts of thls kiud
have occurred several tlmos at Berwyn
wlthln the last fortnlght, and tho crowd
that pursucd Warren was hlghly exas
He led them a chase of a milo beforo
he was caught, and durlng tho run the
excltement of the crowd had Increa-sed.
When Warren was captured ho was han
dled vcry roughly, and a proposition to
lynch him mot wlth approval. Two po
licemen managed to get him away from
tho crowd and drag him into a grocory
slore, whoro they barred tho door untll
afslstance arrlved from tho pollce sta
Warren, who requlred surglr-al atten
tlon, was llnally placed in a cell, al
tliough the crowd followcd him all 'tho
way to tho station, trylng to get at him,
Horse-Show Tc^et Found.
Dr. H. S. MacLean found on the stroot
a resonved seat Horse Show ticket for
Thursday nlght. The owner can get It
from Dr. MacLean by proving property.
Number of ThetnoHear Argu
ments in Tillrhan Gase.
SEVEN SPEECHES MADE
Four Attorneys, Two on Each Side, Are
to Be Heard To-Day?Number of
Spectators Larger Than for
Some Days Past.
'(By Assoclated Press.)
LEXINGTON, S. C. Oct. 12.? Arguments
to tho "jury ln the trlal of J. H. Tillman
wore begun wlth the convenlng of court
to-day, the three attorneys for the State
and two for the defense addressing the
jury durlng the seven hoursvcourt was
In session. Four attorneys, two on a s:de,
are to be heard to-morrow. A larger
crowd of spectators was ln attcndanco
to-day than there has been at any ono
tlmo for saveral days past, and tlioro .as
a greater numbor f>? ladles ln attendanco.
Mrs. J. H. Tillman and the mothor of
tho dofondant were present. as they have
been almost contlnuously from the begln
nlng of tho trlal. and woro nttentlvo Hs
ioners to t'. ?> addresses by counsel to tho
Sollcitor Thurmond openod the argu
ment for tho State, both sides havlng sub
(Continued on Second Page.)
HORSE SHOW TO OPEN
UNDER BRIGHT 5KSES
TO-DA Y AND TO*NIGHT
MARINE BAND CONCERT.
MORNINO, 11 O'CLOCK.
2. Reverle?"Narclasus". .Ncvln
3. Solo, for Cornot?"Fantaala Brllllante".Arban
i Second Leader, Waltcr F. Smlth.
4. Gems from "Uohengrln".Wagner
5. Serenade?"The Warblera".Perrv
6. Waltz?"The Debutantc".Santelmann
7. Descrlptlve Fantasla?"The Alplne Echoes".Oungl
B. March?"The Blendlng of the Blue and Gray".Sousa
EVENING, 8 O'CLOCK.
1, March?"Thomas Jefferson" .Santelmann
2. Overture?"Llght Cavalry" .....Suppe
3.' Caprlce?"The Butterfly" .Bendlx
4. Charactorlstlc Fantasla?"bown South".Myddleton
5. lntermezzo-"Anona".:.Mabel MoKlnley
6. Solectlon?"The Runaway Glrl".Caryll
8. March?"North and South".Dalby
THE EVENINQ'S EVENT8.
8:00 P. M...;.JudgIng Stalllons.Class 1
8:15 P. M.Judglng Horses and Runabouta....Class 11
8:40 P.M.....Judglng Ponles In Harneas.Class 19
9:00 P. M.Judglng Four-ln-Handg.Class 16
9:30 P. M...'.Judglng Ladles' Saddle Horses.Claso 29
10:00 P. M..Judglng Sportlng Tandems.Class 15
10:40 P. M.Judglng Huntara and Jumpera (open to all).Clasa 38
Mr. Henry Falrfax, Mr. J. Stewart Bryan, *Mr. Allen Potts.
Baron Hayashl Does Not Be
lleve Ultlmatum Was Sent.
MAY INVOLVE ENGLAND
Chinese Minister Ezpresses Hope That
in Event of War Japan Will Have
Active Sympathy of Her Ally,
(By Assoclated Press.)
LONDON, Oct. 12.?Doprecattng the ru
mors of a Japanese ultlmatum to Russia,
Baron Hayashl, tho Japaneso minister to
Great Britaln, ln an lutervlew to-day
said he had no information of such
a character, adding that had Japun
taken this actlon "the Anglo-Japaneee
treaty -would have necessltated my bolng'
Immedlately notlfied." so that he mlght
inform tho Britlsh government.
ln splte of the reassuring atatements of
the Forelgn Otllce and Baron Hayashl
tho frequont relteratlon that hostilltlcs
between Russia and Japan are mimlnetit,
the mysterious movements of tho Russlan
and Japanese tleets and tho oxclted statH
of publlc op.nion In Japan are beginnlnu
to cause dlsqulot in Great Britaln, which,
by reason of hor alllanco wlth Japan, is
so IntlmateJy concernod in any action
whlch the latter may take ln the Par
East. Only tho most sanguino peisons be
llevu that In tho event of host.llties they
could be kept wlthln tho llmits whlch
would free Great Britaln from hor obll
gatlon to eupport her Japanese ally. Even
Baron Hayashl, who horetoforo has ridJ
culed all suggeatlons of war is not so op
tlmistic to-dny. Indlrer.tly he admlts tho
posslbillly of war, by exprestdng tho hope
that in the event of a ctIhI.s, Japan will
have the autivo sympathy of her ally,
Whllo refuslng to credlt tho reports of
an ultlmatum, havJng been deliovpred,
Baron Hayashl ndmltted that tho dlpln
matto sittiation had changed slnce Octo?
ber 8th, and that dovolopinents moy have
arlsen from tho falluro of tho Russlnns to
(Contlnued on Second Pnge.)
ANTE=HORSE=SHOW SCENES OF YESTERDAY.
Judge WatKlns and J. C.
Parker Likely to Come.
A NEW SCHEME ON FOOT
Move of the Brauer Commilteemen to
Put Thoso Who Sustained Todd
in the Attitude of
Sparks are already beginning to fly
and red flros to glow ln what boyond all
poradvonture will prove tho hotteat iind
flercest carapalgn battlo enrer waged
around the politlcal stump In Henrlco
ln tho opinlon nf many of the party
sages. the recent eounty prlmary was ono
of the.most hardly contested flghts ln
late years. But It requlres no remarkable
dlscnrnment to predlct that thls much
dlscussed, much-worried over prlmary
will pale lnto tomothlng hko .n lgnlf cance
before the comedy glaro that ls just now
beginning to color tlio politlcal horlzon.
?\Yhere ln tho former tnstanco n dlverslty
of Intercsts made tho fight tho firo niore
wldespread and dlffused In the present
easo It will be a strugglo conrentrated
upon one alnglo solltary oftlco. Narrowed
down thua it will be all the morn blttor,
and there aro algns of stlrrlng tlmn?
ahead. Tho two Democrata, each cl.lm
Ing the party nomlnatlon, aro maklng
cvory preparation to get lnto the open
(Contlnuod on Second Pngo.)
DR. STRANGE ON
St. Paul's Rector Pays a
High Tribute to the
In hla sermon Sunday nlght at St.
Paul's Eplscopal Cnurch, tho Rov Dr.
Robert Stranga paid a flne trlbuto to
Prfiaident Rooaevelt, deolarlng among
other thlnga that tho present exocutlvo
ls the oleanoat polltlclan In tho country
Pr. Ktrango was dlsrusslng tho subjoet
"llumllity," nnd he Inid down the flral
proposltion that to be great a mnii
muBt bo humblo. In thls serninn tliat
follnwed, ho dlscuKsed the ldeal inon an
ho appoared ln nll phases of lifo, InplUd
Ing polltios. llero he brouglit ln tho rofoi
oncc to Prealdont RooeoveR, and the trl?
buto he paid to hlm wna a glowlng ono.
Ho doi.-lared that Mr. -llooaovelt waa a
strons rrian wlth tho cotiruge of hls cou
H'lotlons, and that he wna perhapa the
cloapest and puroat polltlclan ln tho coun
THREE MEN KILLED
(By Assoeiated Press.1
KANSAfi f'lTY. Uci. Tit.-'l hr>-.' ni.:i
wero kilied and threo other* Ipjured, <";'
serlously, In a colllsmn betwaen MUWUI'I
Paclflo and 'Frlaoq frelght tralna ln the
swilc'h yurds at St. bmils AYflnUO and
Bonta Fe Ptreeti frero to-night.
The ' Frlscu lialn was standlng "" 'ho
aroaslnjf when the Mlssourl Paoiflo tr?ln
ran lnto It, turnlng pyer A frelght >??"',
whloli M\ over on r orciwd <>f men on the
other slde o( tlie 'FfltWfl U.ibi, who wure
waltiiiK fOF tho laVtar to yas?.
Promise is Held Out of
FAMOUS JUMPER IS
NOT TO BE SEEN
Owner of Heathe-rbloom Wlth
draws All Entries.
ACTION CAUSED BY
HIS SON'5 DEATH.
Illncas of Mrs. Hurkamp Prevents At-?
tendance of Her Husband's Entries.
There Are, However, Scores
of Splendid Horses, and
this Will Surpass Pre
TVlth tho oponlng concort by the TTnlted
States Marino Band at 11 A. M. to-day
in the brilliantly docorated amphltheatre..
and the parade of the flnest stallions 1n
the land as the opening class of tho eve
ning o.xhlbltlon, the third annual show of
the Rlchmond Horse Show Associatlon
will hegin to-day under the niost auspl
cious condltlons. Every slgn of the ter
rlfic galo and wlnd that had prevalled
for three days ended wlth Sunday night.
nnd the dawn of yestcrda.y brought idsal
hcrse! show weather?clear. brignt, crtsp
and invlgorating. The bright October
Ktmllght has alrendy drted tho mitd no
tlceably, and by thls evening condltlons.
botH under foot and over head, pro'mlse
to be all that could bo dcsired for tha
flrsl. day of tho annual soclety event ex
t'.aordlnary. For the next. flve days all
roads will leod to Rlchmond, and all Vtr
gmia will send Its representatives hlther
to competo in the great enuine and ,. jauty
Hhow. indeed, the beauty and the chlv
alry of other State? will be liberally rep
resented as well, ar.d the flnest horse
?wcmen of North and South will vle ln
frleridiy competltlon for the honnrs ofj
grace and comellneps and mastery of the
ordqited thocoughbrod.., . ?.-??-.
HAatherbloom Wi hdrawn,
Wlth everythlng propltious otherwise..
a shndow was cast over tho show on Its
very ove) yesterday by tho announcement
that. owlng to the death of the little son
of Alr. Howard Willets. tha owner of
the world's champlon high jumper, that
magnlflcent horse and the half dozen
other entries of Mr. Willets' Oedney.
Farm, of Whlto Plalns, N. Y., would
have to be wlthdrawn from the classes
ln whlch they are ontered. The announce?
ment ls a severe blow to the Horse Show
Associatlon, but it will endeavor to give
the public tho very hest substltute for tho
champion's exhibltion that can be pro
vided. lt Is expected that arrangements
will be mado to have Rlfie, the second
greatest Jumper in tho world, try ngainsr.
Heatherbloom's record at tho Saturday
evening porformance. Her.therbloom i*
horo, as are all .Mr. Willets' other en?
tries, and the great chestnut jumper was
admlred by hundreds yesterday, who vts
Ited hls stall to tho east of the amphltho
atre. A more niagntricent and intelllgent
looklng horse haa seldom If over been
seen hero. The splendid hurdler haa a
great. broad forehead. and is as gentla
ap a pettod cnlt. Covered wlth hls blan
ket and In-a dark stall, only. his beautlful
hcad cuuld bo seen. but every onc who
passed mado friends wlth and bestowed
an admlrlng glance upon tho celebrlty.
Another telegram recclved yesterday
nnnounces the Inahlllty of two of the
prlmo favorltos of the *Horse Show to be
hcre, cortalnly on the opening. but it Is
hoped that they will be able to come
before the clnse of tho show. -Mr. Charles
H. Hurkamp, of Frederlcksburg. yester?
day telegraphe'd that, owlng to tho criti
cal lllncss of Mrs. Hurkamp, he would
not be able to bo here wlth his horses.
whlch are cntered In several of the hunter,
and saddlo classes, The announcement of
tlu. Illii'-SH of Mrs. Hurkamp ruuses gen?
eral regrot, nltogether ushlo from tho
Horse Show. As Miss -Muivhisnn, of N'ew
Vork, sho was hero at tho Ilrst Horso
Show, as was Mr. Hurkamp, and from
the very tlrst holh werc fnvorltes. After
that show Mlss Murchison bought Horn
plpe, the beautlful jumper of the Hur?
kamp show, fresh from his trlumpha at
that show. The acqualntance then formed
dgveloped irito an attachment, wlth th^
result that MlSS Murchison. bfcanio Mrs.
Hurkamp, and the splendid Hornplpe be
c.-.nui agalh Idontlflod wlth the Hurkamp
Btableai thougli tho horse Is the individ
ual property qf Mrs. Hurkamp, atul Is
alwavs so enii->vd. Beslde* Hornplpe, Mr.
and Mrs, Hurkamp own and had ontered
for iins show Amaret, one ?>f the world's
greatost Jumpora, and Flti i.ee and Alan
Dale, two of the mqst promlglng hunters
iP the fleld >? entries here. Hopes are
entertalned that an Improvement in Mrs.
Hurkamp's coiidltion moy yat permlt Mr.
Hurkamp, If not both, t.. bo preesnt b?
fore the Rlchmond show closes,
rvi.i, y Fin Horsas > oit.
Tha iuccu'ss of the Rlchmond Horse
Show tois yoar i" dependent upon no one
bi trs nor one exhibltor. The ileld is full
i,.' everj pIuhs, ;wd there arp so many
f- ,,,,,.,. horsea and magnlricept perfonn?
ii even t!'.'> oelabrjtles that liava
.?Uhdrawn will iiardly be n^lssed
!,,. exc i,i?,ii of tha famoua !l. <uh
wiiici ? ?? been fa itured, pori*
,, ..... ?? !.,:.!?> Ail
,sterd ty ;- ' ' i ourlng in.
- night almost all the stalls had
ii,,!. 8nd tha vlplplty "'' 'i"- ?""?
ii,- presonted a busy scepfl ail tha
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