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Season's Battlng and Fleldlng
Honors in Both Leagues.
YOUNG THE STAR P1TCHER
The Veteran's Work Outshlnes that of
All tho Younger Wonders of the
Pltcher's Box?Heavy Hitter3,
Fultz Premler Base Runner,
Tho battlng averngea of the Natlmal
and American Lenguos of base-ball clubs
have beon mado up, and show tliat the
pltchers of botli lengues have been more
effectlvo than for mnliy scaaons. Indeed,
not Blnce tlio man wlth the ball was very
close to the plato has tho number of
tnen with a bettcr averago than .300 been
ln tho Natlonnl Lchkuo Pltchcr Ken
ncdy, of Plttsburg, wlio only took part
in elghteon gamcs, leads tho procession
wlth tho highest battlng average of .362.
lliinn Wagner, of the Smoky Clty aggre
gatlon. Is the, rcal chumplon, howovcr,
havlng an avotago of .355 after play.ng
ln 12V gainus. Latcher Farrell, of the
BoHton American League team, tops tho
BrtiushuiH of both leagues. wlth thu re
mnrkuble average of .385, but he played
ln but seventeen gamcs. Lajoie, of tnc
Clovoland team, is tho rcal premler batter
of thls league, havlng an average of .364
for VJi gumcB, just one polnt beh.nd Wag?
ner. the Natlonal League champlon.
ln tho Natlonal League there are twen
ty mcn whoso battlng avcrages exceed
.300. whllo ln the Amar.can the.e are but
twelvo mcn In thls excluslvo clusa. Bix
ty-two Natlonnl League bat.crs mado
avcrages exceedlng or up to .200, whlle ln
the American League barely flfty reached
thls average or exceedCd lt.
In tho Natlonal Loague, Donlln, of Cln
clnnati, comes next to Wagner. whllo
Clarke. of Plttsburg, and Bresnahan, of
Ij New York, are thlrd and fourth, reapec
' tlvely, their avcrages bemg close to Wag
i) ner's. ln the American .League, Craw
I; lord, of Detrolt. ls second: Doughcrty,
v of Boston, thlrd, and Young, of Boston,
/ THE LEADING' FIEBDERS.
In fleldlng only tho American League
avcrages are out. Howell, of New York,
lcaos tho twirlers In fleldlng their posl
tions. havlng an average of l.uuu. which
means that Jio played hls slxleen gamus
wlthout error. Jesse Tannehill ls fourlii
with .990 avciagc, and Jack Cnes,.ro
olghth, wlth .975. Young, of Boston,
pltchod more games than any other Am.-r
ican League twirler, handmg them ln to
' the batsmen ln Just thlrty-nlne games.
Chesbro. Uaddell and Sudhoff each pl.cn
ed thirty-sevon games. Jack O'Connor,
of New York. leads the catchers in field
Ing; BaChance, qf Boston, is the premler
flrst haseman, ftccordlng to avcrages;
McCoimick. of Washlngton. leads the.
second bagmen, and Collins, of Boston,
the star thlrd baiicman. divides honots
with Lave Cross. of the Athlet.cs. Moran,
of Washlngton, leads the short stops. but
only played in ninety-six games, whereas
J'arcnt, of Boston. who played ln 139, Is
Becond. Jones, of Chicago; Ryan, of
Washlngton. and Heidrick, of St. Louls,
nre tho lcadlng outflelders of those who
plaved in more than 100 games.
SLUGGING AND BASE RUNNING.
Boston led both ln club batting and club
fleldlng, and also ln long hits. Free
man. of Boston. leads the sluggers, hav?
lng the greatest number of ext.a ba^es
to his credlt. Bradley and Hickman,
of Cleveland. aro close behlnd him. how
cver. Fultz; of New York. who ls a
Stauhton. Va.. bov nnd champlon base
runner of the league last year. agaln
carries off tbe honors In base thefts wlth
lhlrty-threo to hls credit ln sev.enty-elght
games. Bay, of Cleveland. hls nearest
competltor, has only forty-lvno steals to
his crodlt in 140 games. Conroy, of New
York. Is thlrd among tho base runners,
and Plckerlng, of the Phlladelphla Ath?
RECORDS OF RITCHERS.
The records of tho pltchers are per
haps the most Interestlng fgutes to the
base-ball enthuslast. Of tho.^e who pltch
?d over twenty games durlng the aeaspn
Hughes, of Boston. leads with an average
of .769 for twenty-slx games. Bernhard,
of Cleveland. who p tcbed in only eighteen
games, won seventy-seven per cent. of
these, whlle Hughes, who pltched ln twen
tv-six games. has a winning average of
.7G9. and Young, of Boston, who pltched
thlrty-nlne gams, won more than seventy
four per cent. of them. Considering the
fnct that "Cy" Young pltched in mo.e
games than any other American League
twirler and finished with tho remaikabie
average of .744, be ls easily the star twlrl
S- in the starry shlne of the dlamond.
e Ib a veteran, havlng beon longer In
the pltcher's box'than any of hls ccm
petltors, and ls as good as he ever was.
Next to him Plank. of the Athletics,
pltched in thlrty-elght games, and has
un averago of .605. Waddell. of Philad.'l
phla, pltched ln thlrty-seven games, nnd
has an average of .56S. Chesbro's figure.s
for games played and averago nre : hs
same as Waddoll's. DIne;n, of Bo=ton,
who pltched ln only thlrty-three games,
hns an average of vlctorics of Just .638,
not includlng tio gamcs. Mullin was
Detrolt's best pltcher, twlrllng ln thlrty
three games wlth tin average of .606.
Jesse Tannehill only won flfty per cent.
of his cames.
WORK OF VIRGINIA LEAGUERS
Hore are some of tho battlng averages
of Vlrglnla Loaguors now ln the Amer
can League for the senson: Orth. Wash?
lngton. .304; Seybold, Athletics. .299; El
borfleld, Now York, .296; Chick St.ihl, Bos?
ton, 293; P.ckering, Athletics. ,281; Fultz;
Now York, .236: Tannehill, New Y rk.
,229. All of these players nre well knov. n
In thls clty, belng graduntes of Vlrglnla
Tho greatest number of Vlrglnla
Lenguers now ln the Natlonal League aro
pltchers. but they aro holdlng their own
Vell, even wlth weak clubs. Among them
GAME NEAR DYING
Prom on Awful Skln Humor.
Scrntched tlll Blood Ran.
Wnsted to Skeleton.
" When my Httle boy waa abont tbrce
montha old bla bead broke out wlth a
rash, whlch was very Itchy and ran con
elderable watery fluld. We trled every
thing we could, but he got worae all
tho time tlll It spread to hls arma, lega,
and then to hls entlre body, and ho got
so bad that he camo near dylng. Tho
raah would Itch bo thnt he would
acratch tlll the blood ran, and a thln
yellowlsh staflf would be all over hls
plllow ln the rnornlng. T had to put
mlttena on hls hantla to keep blm from
tearlng hls skln around hls wrlsta He
got ao weak and run do wn that he took
falntlng spells llke we would think blm
dylng. He was nlmost a skeleton and
his Httle bands were thln llke claws.
" Iie was bad about elghtmonths when
we trled Cutlcara Remcdles. I had not
lald him down in hls cradle ln the day
time for a long time. He had got so
that he just slept ln our arms all tho
time. I waahed hlra wlth Cutlcura
fioap and put on one appltcatlon of
Cutlcura and he was so soothed that I
put him ln the cradle. You dou't know
how Rlad I folt when be felt bettor.
It took one box of Cutlcura Olntment,
pretty near one cake of Cntlcura 8oap,
and about half a bottle of Cutlcura Ke
solvent to cure. I think our Httle boy
would have dled only for the Cutlcura
Remedles, and I ahall always reraaln a
flrm friend of them."
Mrs. M. C. Maiti.and,
NO RETURN II) 14 YEARS.
Mrs. Maltland Wrltea. Feb. 24,
1903, That Cure Haa Been
" It affords me much pleasure to
Inform you that It Is fonrteen years
alnce my boy wag cured of the terrlble
skln dlsease from which he suffered.
He haa been perraanently cured and ls
hearty and atrong. I would highly rec-'
ommend It to all others and I never let
my houae be wltbout tbe Cutlcura 8oap
? old Ihroorhoul thl wnild. Cuticnrt Raioirrat. mc
(ln lorm of Chocolit* Coiled Vtlli. 1?. par tUI of 90),
Olotmanl, ?0e , goao.Me. DepoUi l.ondon. V Chartar
houirSa.l firli. t Ruedt Ul'.ln Do.too. ljf Columbiu
Art Polur Dnif * ChamlMl Corp.. 8ol? Propnaion.
u*-6?o J for "How lo Cure F.itrr Bumoar."
are Vlctor Wlllis. of Boston: Sam Leever,
of Plttsburg; Jack Malarkey, of Boston,
and Sparks, of the Phlllles. Leever ls
one of the best twlrlers ln tho Natlonal
]>eague. If not the very best. He and
Phlllipe, of tho champlon Plttsburg team.
deserve the llon's share of the credlt for
leadlngi the pennant a thlrd successlve
time for the Smoky Clty.
SOME BATTING AVERAGES.
Here are tiie Ieadlng batters in the Na?
tlonal League nnd their HVerages:
Kennedy, Plttsburg, .3?2; Wagner, Pltts?
burg:, .355; Doniin, Cinclnnatl, .351; Clnrkc,
Plttsburg, .351; Bresnnhan, New York,
.350; Seymour. Cinclnnatl, .342; Bcaumont.
Plttsburg. .341; Sheckard, Brooklyn. .332;
Thomas. Phlladelphla, .327; Chance, Chlca
go, .3'27; Beckley. Cinclnnatl. .327; Donno
van, St. Louis. .327; McCreedie. Brooklyn,
.321; Kelster. Philadelphia. .320; Kelley,
Cinclnnatl. .31U; Browne. New York. .313;
Doyle, Brooklyn. .313; Tenney, BosUn,
.313: Steinfeldt, Cinclnnatl. .312; Wolver
ton, Phlladelphla. .308.
AMERICAN LEAGUE HITTERS.
The llst of the lendlng batters of the
American League wlth their averages
follows: ?, , ,
Farrell. Boston, .385; Bajoie, Cleveland,
.354; Crawford. Detrolt. 331: Dougherty.
Boston. .32S: Young. Boston. .321; Bar
rett. Detrolt, .315; Keeler, New York, .312;
Hartzel. Philadelphia, .311; Bradley, Cleve?
land. .311: Clarke, Chlcago, .308; Parent,
Boston, .303; Ortb. Washlngton, .304; Col
lins. Boston, 299; Green, Chicago, .299; Sey
bold, Phlladelphla, .299.
Rev. Mr. Furman Coming Back.
Recently Rev. Charles E. Furman, of
Brooklvn, N. Y., who had toured North
Carolina wlth four promlnent ministcri
of the South in the Interest of Sunday
schools, was ln Rlchmond, and spent two
weeks at the Methodlst Instltuto wlth
Mr. Furman's work ls that of a crayon
evangelist. He does lightning chalk
work, on prepared boards, as he preacbcs
the gospel. lt ls a most attractlve and
Impresstve plan of preaching, and brought
tc the mlsslon the largest attendnnco
ever known in rcllgious meetings. Many
league and Sunday-school workers re
celved ideas that they are now putting
Tlioso who saw nnd heard Mr. Furman
will be glad to know that he Is to be ln
Klchmond again at an early day.
Vlsited the Vaterland.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Joiin F. Kohler and their
daughter, Misg Annn, havo returned from
a trlp of four months and a half abroad.
They vlslted rnany places dear to them ln
tho Vaterland nnd Swltzerland. A most
enjoyable trlp down the Rhlno was taken.
Mr. Kohler slpped wlne in a rathskeller
ln Dresden whlch was made in 1727. The
entiro summer trnvel was wltbout un
pleasant incident and dciightful.
In tho Hustlngs Court yesterday Ro
land Jones and Rlchard Polndexter were
acqultted of the olinrgc of robbery.
Slophon Bovc and Jamos Patrlck were
glvon twelve months oach.
Flght Over the Redlstrlcting
Scheme About Over.
HOW THE LINES AR? RUN
At Second Sesslon of Council Recom
mendation of Committee Goes
Through Without a Single
The Common Cbuncll mot last nlght ln
apccial sesslon and by a largc mnjorlty
adopted tho plan of tho Ordinunce Com?
mlttee for rediatrictlng the clty lnto
wards, without the gllghtest amendment,
though Messra. Huber, Mllls and Shea
fouglit It hard. All efforts to amend
fallcd and at 0 o'clock the paper was
adopted. Tho plan ls |n the naturo of a
compromlso and ls known, as tbe Pollock.
It will come up ln tho Bonrd to-nlght,
and lf adopted thero will be slgned by
The body was called to order at S
o'clock by Prcaldent Bloomberg, and the
ordinance redlstrictlne the clty lnto
wards waB read by the clerk.
Mr. Garber was tho flrst to discuss the
ordinance. He made no motion, but said
he was sorry to glve up bo many of hla
constltuents to Jeffcrson Ward. Mr. Mllls
apoke next, and he wanted the line made
stralght down Twenty-alxth Htrect, U>
tween Marahall and Jefferson Warda. He
moved to amend the plan in thle partlcu
lar, and apoko ln support of hls amend?
ment. Mr. Bottoms, of the Ordinance
Commlttee, moved to lay the ordinance
upon the table, and It was adopted-ayes,
17; noes, 12.
Mr. Shea spoke earnestly agalnst the
plan as recommended by the commlttee,
and declared that the plan was not falr
to hls people. In concluslon Mr. Sheit
moved to recommlt the plan. Mr. Bottoma
for the committtee, spoke agalnst the
motion to commlt, and declared that th<
plan ought to be adopted here and now.
Mr. Huber submltted a few remarks
along the line of changlng thinga so as
to leave him In Lee WaTd. He offered
an amendment with thls end in vlew, and
Mr. Mllls moved to poatpone the entlro
matter untll the next regular mcetlng.
Thls waa defeatcd, and Mr. Grlmes moved
to lay Mr. Huber'a amendment upon the
table, and lt was adopted. Mr. Mllls
moved to change the line between Jeffer?
son Ward and Murshall Ward, so as to
run it down Twenty-slxth Street. This
was defeated after a strong speech ln
favor of the plan by Mr. Ellct. The pre
i.-lous questlon waa ordered by a votc of
23 to 8, and the ordinance was adopted.
Mr. O'Neil trlcd to amend by strlklng
out "Henry" and insertlng "Jackson" a:
the name of the new ward, but he was too
The roll call on the adoptlon of the plan
resulted?ayes, 24; noes, 7.
THE PLAN IN FULLi.
The plan as adopted dlvldes the clty
lnto wards as follaws:
1. Marshall Ward shall lnclude all that
tcrrltory wlthin the corporate llmlts of
the citv lying east of a line beglnnlng at
a point in the center of Twenty-seventh
Street at the corporaflon line; tlience along
the center of Twenty-seventh Street south
to the center of Broad Street; thence west
along the center of Broad Street to Twen
ty-sixth Street; thence south along the
center of Twenty-slxth Street to Its ter
minus; nnd thence nlong the same straight
line to tho corporatlon line.
2. Jefferson Ward shall lnclude all that
terrltory withln the corporate Umlts of
the clty lying west' of the western boun
dary of Marsrall Ward. above descrlbed,
and* east of a line beglnnlng at a polnt
opposito the center of Eighteenth Street
extended at the corporatlon line; thence
south and along the center of Eighteenth
Street to the center of Broad Street;
thence west along the center of Broad
Street to a polnt opposlte the center of
Fifteenth Streot extended; thence south
and along the center of Fiftoenth Street
to its terminus; and thence by the same
stralght line to the corporatlon Une.
3. Madison Ward shall lnclude all that
terrltory lying west of the western boun
dary of Jefferson Ward, nbove descrlbed,
nnd enst of a line beglnnlng at a polnt
on Seventh- Street at tho corporatlon Une,
runnlng thence south along the center
of Seventh Street to Duval Street extend?
ed; thence west and along the center of
Duval Street to Fifth Street; thence south
along the center of Fifth Street to Us
terminus; and thence by the same stralght
line to the corporatlon line.
4. Monroe Ward shall lnclude all that
terrltory withln the corporate iimlts of
the clty lying west of the western bound
ary of Madison Ward, as above descrlbed
nnd east of a line beglnnlng at a polnt
in the center of St. James Street at the
corporatlon line; thence south along tho
center of St. James Street to JackBon
Street; thence onst nlong the center of
Jackson Street to FIBit Street; thence
south along the center of Flrst Street to
Its tormlnus; and thenco by the same
stralght llno to tho corporatlon llne.
B. Hcnry Ward shall lnrlude all thnt
terrltory wlthln the corpornto Umlts of
the clty lylng west of Ui owestem bounrt
ary of Monroc Ward, ns above descrlbed
and east of a Uno bcginnlng nt a polnt In
tho contor of Brook Avonuo at tho cor?
poratlon llne; thenco south :ilong the cen
ter of Brook Avenue to MonfOe Street;
thence south nlonge tiio center of Monroo
Streot to Brond Street; thehce wost nlong
the oonte.r of Broad Streot to Honry
Streot; thence south nlor.g the center of
Honry Street to Mnln Street; thence wost
along tho center of Maln Street to Bel
vldero Streot; thence south nlong" tho
center of Bolvldero Stroet to Its tcrmlnus;
and thenco hy the samo atralght llne to
tho corporatlon Hne.
6. Clay Wartl shnll ln<l ide all that ter
ritory wlthln the corporate llmltn of tho
clty ly'ng west of Ihe wostorn boundary
of Honry Wnrd, as nJbovo descrlbed, and
south of a llne boginnlng at the polnt of
Intcrsectlon of the center llnes of Bel
vldero and Maln Streots; thence north
along tho center of Rclvidore Street to
Franklln Street; thenco west along the
contor of Franklln Street to Lnurel
Street; thence south nlont; tho center of
Lnurel Street to Parit Avonuo; thence
west along the center of Park Avenue to
j Ivy Street: thenco west nlong the center
of Ivy Street in a stralght line to the
corporatlon llno, tho corporatlon llne it
tho clty ln tiie south belng the southern
boundary of sald ward.
7. Lee Ward shall Inchtdo all that tor
rltory wlthln the corpornto llmlts of the
clty lylng west of the western boundary
of Honry Ward, ns abovo descrlbed, and
north of a llno beginnlng at a polnt at the
Intersectlon of tho center IlnoB of Honry
and Maln Streots; thence wost along the
center of Maln Street to Bolvldero Street;
thence north along tho center of Bel
vidore Streot to Franklln Street; thence
west along the 'center of Franklln Street
to Laurel Street; thence south along tha
center of Laurel Street to Park Avonuo;
thence wost along tho center of Park Ave
nues to Ivy Street; thence wost along
tho center of Ivy Streot ln a stralght llno
to the corporatlon llne, the corporatlon
llne of tre clty on the north and west
belng the northern and western boundary
for sald ward.
8. Thls ordlnance shall be ln force on
and after January 1, 1904.
GOES TO SOUTHERN
Captaln John E. Laughton, Jr., has
accepted a posltlon with the Southern
Rallway Company, nnd will bo located
ln Washlngton. He Veft yesterday after
noon for hls new home to assumo hls
dutles at once.
Captaln Laughton was a brave Confed?
erate soldler, a sharpshooter of the old
Rlchmond Grays. He was woundod ln
the breast In the battle of the Crater, and
In the arm at Frcnch's farm, noar Soven
Pines. He Is now a promlnont member
of Lee Camp, and chairman of Its Plc4
ture Commlttee, whlch has secured the
flnest collectlon of palntings of mllitary
herocs of one war in exlstonce He will
be sorely mlssed by all of hls old friends
and comrades here.
Academy of Medicme.
The Rlchmond Academy of Medlclne
and Surgery will moet at 8:30 to-nlght
at T. P. A. headquarters. Dr. Edward
McGulre will be the leader, and Dr. J.
Shelton Horsley will speak.
(Spec'nl to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
STAUNTON, VA., Oct. 12.?George Ca
bell, colored, was sentenced to two years
ln *the Oorporratlon Court to-day for
robbing a Chesapeake and Ohlo car load
ed wlth meat.
NOT SO STRONG
A Number of Assault Cases
and a Few Drunks Make
Up the List.
Robwt Cnry had a blg chargo against
Willlam Robinson, alleglng that he hit
him with a brick. Everythlng went to
show that Robert had as much to do
wlth it as Willlam, and 'Squire Graves
put it to them to the tune of $10 each.
Willle Burrell, for shootlng ln tho
street; Willlam Byrd, for carrylng a con
cealed weapon; Willle Burr, for shootlng
at Mlnnle Johnson; all will be heard on
Z. W. Landers unlawfully rodo over
Charles Bullltt on a blcyclo, lt ls alleged.
He will toll all about lt on tho 22d.
Alexander Coppage took a lot of cloth
ing from lrene McConnel! and thon beat
her. He was glven slx months security
for stealing, and fined $10 for the assault.
S. W. Dunn and Wilson Nash pald $2.50
each for belng dlsorderly on the street.
John St. John was assessed $5 and flfteon
days on the rock pile for belng drunk
and faillng to show up when he was
cailed on Saturday.
ChaTles Williama hit Lillie Whlto $5
Willlam Morgan was forced to pay $20
for beatlng B. S. Smlth. nnd put under
slx months' security.
Bettle Stnmps struck Hannah Whlte
and pald $2.50 for dolng so.
Irvin Slope cursod Mattle Slope; $5.
Then tho drunks marched past; some of
them will bo able to see tho opening of
the Horse Show to-morrow; some will
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USED HIS STIGK
Trouble at the Soldiers' Home
Yesterday to Be Investi
gated To-Day. i
Tho Soldiers' Home was thrown Into
excitement for a short tlmo yesterday
mornlng, occasloned by Veteran W. M.
Parkor, of Petersburg. strlking Com
mandant A. C. Pcay, of the Homo, a se
vero blow In the faco wlth a heavy
It will not bo untll nftor tho Executlvo
Board of tho Homo has concluded Its
meetlng thls aftornoon that tho real
cause of tho shnrp conflict between
these two veternns will be known. Tho
unpleasant affalr, whlch hnn been the
talk of tho Homo slnco, occurred at tho
broakfast table. Frnm what can bo
lcarnod, Comrado Parker had boon In
structed to do some work fn tho naturo
of propnrlng vogetables for cooklng. Ho
belonged to tho "vegotable detall," as It
were, nnd ono of hls rintics wns to
"strlng" bcans nnd do slmilnr work.
It is sald that Comrado rarker was ro
luctant to porform thls duty; nt any
rato. he nnd hls superlor officer had somn
sharp words, and Comratle Parkor ralsed
hls st|ck nnd s?nt It down wlth great
forco upon tho face of Commnndnnt
Pcay, bringlng blood. Thls was In the
presonco of prohably two hundrod veto
rnns. who had not ye't loft tho broakfast
The mon clinched nt once, nnd Com
mandor Poay threw Mr. Parlter down
nnd wnn !n a falr way to become vlc
torlous when a number of veternns intor
forod to prevent further troublo. Com?
rado Rceso, who rooms In tho same
hulldlng. wns among thn flrst to roaoh
tho struggling two, and pullod Com?
mnndnnt Pcay off tho fallou oomrado.
Roesn I's tho vetornn who snmo time ngo
ontored sult ngalnst Commnndnnt Poay
for burning up a bod holonglng to him.
Tho Incldrnt nattirally tlirow tho mess
luill Into wlld excitement, and It wns
long hoforo qul'ot was cntlroly rostored.
Commnndnnt Poay nnd Comrado Roeso
aro aaldi to havo nonrly como to hlows
later ln tho day.
Pr, W. A. Doas was cailed to nttend
tho in.iurles of Commnndnnt Poay. Tho
phyalelan found tho rlglit sido of tli?
vetornn'a face qulte aaveroly brulsod nnd
lncoratrd. IIo nnd Miss Thompson, tb'*
nurso nt tho Home. dressed tho In.iurles
nnd Mr. Poay nttondod to hls dultes tho
remairuJor of tho day. ns usunl.
Chalrman B. Jetor Bosher, of tho V.x
ccutivo Board of tho Home. hns cailed
n meetlng of that bndy for thls aftor?
noon at n oVlock at tho Homo. Tho
wholonffnlr will then ho Investlgatod and
such nctlon as tho board doems propor
will bo taken.
Mr. A. D. Bell III.
Pr. Be|), Johnson and Dr. John P.
Davldson wont out to Boll's Valloy Si'n
day to meot In coumiltatlou about Mr.
A. P, Boll's condltlon.
Mr. Bell Is lilghly ostoemod, nnd lias
porved ;lH Btatlon ngont for tlilrty-fivc
yonrs at Boll's Valhy for tho CIiohh
pcuko und Ohlo Conipiiny.
ls a blosslng. Thoso who neod Glassos,
whether childron or adults, may rely
on our expert sorvico nnd securo the
bost only at lowcsb possible prices.
Wo look to the prosorvatlon of tho
Eyoslght, as well as tho appearnnco of
Completo Optlcnl nmnufacturlng
plont on the promlses.
Prescription Work Our Specialty.
THE S. GALESKI OPTICAL CO.,
Corner Ninth and Main Streets.
will be used oxcluslvely In tho constructlon of the SE1 fUNG BAS1N, soon
to be constructed for tho purpose of furnlshlngr tho publlc of Richmond with
clenr water. No better ovidonce of Its hlgh atandard of quallty than the fact
that tbe CITY OE RICHMOND has determined to use lt In thls work. For
work where CEMENT Is to be used you want tho best. Wrlte to us. Prices
nnd particulars for tho asking.
BALDWIN & BROWN, Agents,
OPPOSITE OLD MARKET, RICHMOND, VA.
Headquartera for Hardware, Tln, Plate, V Crlmp and Corruaated Roofllng,
Llme, Cement nnd Terra Cotta Plpe, Carey's Maanesla Flex
Ible Cement Roofing, etc.
T. W, Tlgnor'fl Sons havo aold thelr stock of SPORTING GOODS to US.
nnd rather than mOVO thls Stook, as well ns to reduee tho blg surplus, we
nre offerlng speclal inducementa In prices, and will contlnue to do so untll
November 1st. Thls appllea to tho stock at Tlgnor's old stnnd, No. 121(1
EAST MAIN STREET. Mr. Tom Tlgnor nnd Mr. Dlolt Coleman ure now
with un and will be ghul to see thelr frlenda, Mr. Crls, the expert gunsmlth.
forinerly with Messrs. Tlgnor, la now with us and will aervo his frlenda und
tho sportlng publlc ginernlly In the best mauner.
ELECTRO-PLATINQ. GAS AND LAMP FIXTURES REFINISHED.
HARRIS, FLIPPEN 6 CO.,
1219 EAST MAIN STREET.
1307 EAST MAIN STREET.
The Nowlan Company
have the handsomest display of
HorscShow Novelties in Fine
Oold and Sterllng Silver to be
Found in the South.