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THE TIMES. FOUNDED 18M.
THE DISPATCH, FOUNDED 1SJ0.
WHOLE NUMBER 16,379.
RICHMOND, V?,, SUNDAY. OCTOBER 25, 1003.
PRICE FIVE CBNTS.
Dullest Seen in Virginia
in Many Years
Swanson and Flood to Appear
STRONG EFFORTS FOR
JUDGE W. H. MANN
?Senator Daniel and Mr. Swanson to
Appear With H.m at Cumberland
on Tuesday?Poll Books Sent
Out by Secretary of the
Commonweal b ? Full
List of Nominees.
With less than ten days Intervening be
tweon now and the regular November
election day, there Is not the slightest
rlpplo of excitement on tho political wa?
ters of the State.
Headquarters are being kept formally
open in the Chamber of Commerce, but
neither Mr. Ellyson nor Colonel Button
?re kept busy with the usual requests for
speakers or other aid that break in upon
them In euch volume at such Urnes.
Colonel Button Is up In Appomattox
helping his friend, Commonwealth's AU
lorney 8. L. Fergusson, who has opposl
iion, and Mr. Ellyson is resting; quietly on
ble oars here, awaiting the good results
fie confidently anticipates on the niant of
November 3d. "
There will be some speaking In the
Htate during the week. Congressmen
Ewanson and Flood will appear at Lov
IngBton. In Nelson county, to-morrow, In
th*> Interest of Dr. John C. Everett, the
Democratic nominee for the House, and
on Tuesday Senato!" Daniel;.Congressman
Swanson' arid Judge Mann will speak'for
; ?he Ja tier at Cumberland Courthouse.;
WILL BOTH WIN OUT.
Both Dr. Everett and Judge Mann have
opposition, but chance? seem to favor
their election, Mr.. W,. H. Goodwin, the
present Republican member from Nelson,
1b! running against the former, and Mr.
K. T. Saunders, an Independent liquor
candidate, is out against the latter.
"While Chairman Ellyson la aware that
there are some close contests In the State,
lie la confident of safe Democratic ma?
jorities In both branches of the General
Assembly and a pretty full turn-out of
?'We find that there are no more Re?
publican and independent candidates in
tho field than usual," ho said the other
day, "and there are many reasons for the
Democrats to feel encouraged."
MUCH LOCAL. INTEREST.
Mr. Ellyson is of opinion that the local
contests will tend to bring out the vote,
and that the new registration has left the
party In belter shape than It was under tho
old regime. For the tir.?t time In more than
the life of a generation, me county offi?
cers are to be chosen along with the mem?
bers of the General Assembly, and whliu
this situation has added some complica?
tions. It will likely ho beneficial In the
end, along the line of getting out a full
The campaign, If It can be dignified with
the term, boa been the dullest witnessed
In many years, and not more than twen?
ty-five speeches have been made by other
than entirely local orators,
Tho Secretary of the Commonwealth lias
sent out the poll books and other para?
phernalia necessary to the conduct of tho
i-Iectlon, and from present indications tho
event will pass off throughout tho Htate
without any special feature.
LIST OF NOMINEES.
Below will bo found a complote list of
the Democratic nominees for the .Senato
and House of Delegates, to be voteti for
in the various counties and cities of the
HOUSE OF DELEGATES.
Aecomnc?J. U. Rew.
Albemarlo and Cliarlottcsvlllo?W. H.
Boa ? and W. R. Duke.
Alexandria city and county?-J. R.
Allegheny and? Craig??. E. Spessaid.
Amhoret?Dr, H. Don Scott.
Appomattox?A. B. Tliornhlll.
Amelia and Nottoway?Henry H. Lee.
Augusta and Staunton? J. W. Church?
man and Silas H, Wulker.
Bath, Highland, Buena Vista and Rock
bridge?S. W. Sterrett.
Bedford?R. G. Turpln and H. C.
Botetourt??. A. Latane.
Brunswick?Dr. R. S. Powell.
Buckingham and Cumberland?John
Caroline?Judge E, C. Moncure.
Carroll?S. K. Early.
Charlotto?B. D. Adams.
Chesterfield?W. W. Baker.
Chesterfield, Manchester und Powhu
tan?Carter H. Harrison.
Clarke and Wnrren?R; b. Blackburn
Culpeper?D. A. Slaughter,
Dicltenson and Wise?T. B. Hillman.
Dlnwliklle?No nomination to bo made
eiid a free-for-all in general election.
Elizabeth City and Aceoinuc?C. L.
Fairfax?Robert E. Lee, Jr.
Fauquler?Aloses M. Oreen.
Faiiqiiler and l.oudoun?W. H. Lewis.
Franklin?W. S. Carrett.
Frederick and Winchester?E. C. Jor?
Gloucester?.1. N. Btubbs.
Goochland and Fluvanna?15. A, Cray,
Giles and Rland?Georgi? F. Bird.
Grayson?E. T. Klrby.
Halifax?J. T. Lacy and IL A. Ed?
Hanover?W. D. Curdwell.
Honrlco?A. von N. Rosenogk.
Henrik?W. II. Gravely.
Isle of Wight?W. E. Howie.
King and Queen and Essex?J, M,
(.Continued on Second l'?ge.)
? <,. jr il ?-s^? -?suf es
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5 MM OUT /t??MJ?Tffy}
HOW' PUR Bftn^:\
PICTORIAL REVIEW OF EVENTS FAR AND NEAR.
Run Down After Determined
ONE ?S BADLY WOUNDED
Bloody Battle Fought With Bandits Be?
t?re Th&y Gave Up?Deny the Bank
Robbary, but They Have Been
Thorough y Identified.
(By Associated Press.)
BURRTON. KAN., Oct. 24.?After a de?
termined chase and a bloody, battle, the
men who are alleged to hui.'e Inulta the
bank at this point have been captured
on an Island In the Arkansas Rlvor.
The men givo their names as James
Bell, George Olson, E. H. Johnson, who
wns foverely wounded; Thomas Whice
and Frank Harwood.
Johnson 5s badly wounded, being shot In
the head, breast, arms and legs. They
declare they were never In Burrton, but
W. L. Dally, a. merchant o? Burrton, iden?
tified them ne< the men who came into his
store Thursday evening. The alleged ban?
dits liad only ?18 in their possession when
searched. Partios are now going over the
Hail, looking for the money, which la
supposed to have been burled.
Friday In the battle, between two oC the
pursuers and three of the robbers, Harry
Westmasotie, who was carrying a double
barreled shotgun, fired at the fugitives,
and in addition to wounding one, knocked
a revolver from his hands. Friday after?
noon 150 citizens formed a posse at this
point, and following a trail of blood and
bloody rags across a ploughed field, final?
ly located the robbers on a wooded Island
In the Arkansas Rlivcr, fifteen m.les from
A party of thirty heavily armed men,
led by. Assistant Cashier F. Bank and E.
E. Slve, thon proceeded to wade across
while the rest of the pursuers covei ed the
island with guns and revolvers. Seeing
the overwhelming odds against them the
robbors waved a white handkerchief and
crawled from the pits they had dug- and
surrendord. The men Blve as their rea?
son for being unable to escape that
they were afoot and were compelled to as?
sist their wounded leader.
It Is thought that these men may have
been the same ones tha the Id up the eat
HIS AGED MOTHER
Court of Arbitration. Com?
posed of Ministers, Finds
(Special to The Times-Dispatch,)
CHICAGO, Oct. 21.-? court of arbitra?
tion, composed of ministers, found Alder
mun William Johnson, of the Thirty
third Ward, guilty of cruelly boating his
aged mother. Johnson is said to hare
made no denial of the charges brought
against h?il}. und on the advice of the
iniiilbh'i'K, who formed the court, signed
a written agreement to pay his mot1 '????
,.<vi a month as Ioni ae she live?,
lng house at McFarland recently. The
description tallies with the McFarland
bandits. The men claim thoy are Iron?
workers from Kansas City and Joplin. .
AT AShEVILLE. N. C.
. .(By Associated Press.).
. ASHEVILLE, N. C, October 24.?Tlie
recently completed Ashevllle auditorium,
valued at $40,000, burned early ?o-day. Be?
sides the auditorium, the residence af
Mrs. W. H. Penland, valued at $10.000,
was alsp destroyed.
The properties were Insured for $20,000.
A theatrical company which played at
the auditorium last night lost its scenery
GENERAL PLAZA HAS
' (By Associated Press.)'
GUAYAQUIL, ECUADOR, Oct. 24.
General Pinza yesterday reassumed the
presidency of Ecuador, hawing returned
from visiting his mother, who was pro?
nounced to be dying at Bahia, province
of Manab'.a, during which time President
. Barpierlsao exercised the executive
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
CHARLESTON, W. VA., Oct. 24.?Dep?
uty Sheriff Andrew Slzer, of Allegheny
county, Va., was here to-day and pre?
sented requisition papers issued by Gov?
ernor Montague, directed to Governor
White, for the extradition of one Joseph
Mays, who Is In the Clay county jail.
Mays Is charged with attempting to
kill S. A. Crowder *?t Covington, Va.
He will bo -taken back at once.
D'<"d rom His W?-Ur>ri?:,
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
CHATHAM, VA., Oct. 24.?Frank Stiel?
ten, who was accldentaly shot by his
playmate, Eugene Thornus, Friday, died
to-day, without regaining consciousness.
His father, mother, four sisters and four
brothers survive him.
Woman Who Thinks She
Has Iuflusnc? With Em
pert r W1I lam.
(Special to The TImcs-Dlspatch.)
NEW YORK, Oot. 24,? An order wns Is?
sued by Justice I.oventrltt, In the Supreme
Court to-day, committing Mrs. Ulaneho
Landgraf Andrews, wlfo of Constant A,
Andrews, of this city, to the Blooming,
Mrs. Andrews has an annual Income of
$15,(??0 and owns much stock and propei ty
both In New York and Philadelphia.
According to nflldavlts signed, by her
husband und hor .sister, Mrs. Andrews is
the victim of strange delusioni), Thoy my
she beUoves that she has Influence wi h
Emperor Will.am, and that he has Inv.ted
her to visit him; that, through hex In
fluen.o with Tresldeut Roosevel. ai d John
.Mitchell, the coal strike wan settled, and
that Andrew Carnegie gave $10,(K)0 to Co?
lumbia University at her instance. She Is
forty-eight years old.
Presbyterhn t unday-fcehool Union.
The regular monthly meeting of the
Presbyterian Sunday-school Union will
be held Monday, October Stjth, at &:l? p.
? M., In the Manchester Presbyterian
caurcii, Tenta and Porter Streets.
Car oLDynam?te in a Freight
WINDOW PANES SMASHED
Engineer Slightly Hurt, and a Woman
Thrown from Her Bed?Three
Cars v\ recked and ?
(By Associated Press.)
NEW YORK, Oct. 24.?Three freight
cars, one of them loaded with dynamite,
that had broken away from a freight
train on the Harlem River branch of the
New York, New Haven and Hartford
Railroad at Bay Chester, early to-day,
collided with the remainder of the train
at the bottom of a steep incline, and the
car with the explosive in it was blown
up, demolishing three other cars.
The engineer. Thomas Corrigan, was
thrown off his seat and for a few min?
utes was slightly stunned. He managed
Splendid Estate to Be Con?
verted Into a Hunting
NEW YORK. October !M.?Blltmore, the
magnificent 130,000 acres estate owned by
George W. VanderbiU In North Carolina,
may be converted into a vast hunting and
fishing preserve for the use of one of the
most exclusivo and fashionable sports?
men's clubs In the country.
Edgar B. Moore, proprietor of Kenil
worth Inn, North Carolina, now an all
year "round resort, has received a prop?
osition from Mr. Vanderbllt to lease?hie
property for a term of years, to be used
as a hunting ground for a club which Mr.
Moore is forming. There has been no
hunting or fishing In tho preserve during
the ten years Mr. Vanderbllt has owned
Biltmore, and It is full of game.
"1 expect to ofgaillzo a cluh of from
eeventv-flve lo ono hundred members,"
said ?G, Moore to-day, "to Include Ilio
leading gentlemen devotees of the rod and
gun In America."
Upon leaving New York Mr. Mooro will
visit Philadelphia, Baltimore and Wash?
ington In the interest of tho club. Mr.
Vanderbllt Ih in Parisi. ,
SWALLOWED PCI jC?
' IN WIFE'S PRLSENCE
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
PHILADELPHIA, I'A., Oct. i-M.-Rob.
ert Hamilton, aged fifty-two years, of
No. 10? Segel Street, Cnmden, committed
suicide last night by drinking laudanum.
He was despondent because of HI health.
Hamilton took the poison In the pres?
ence or his wife, uflor which Ite throw
hlmeelf on a couch and became uncon?
scious, Mrs. Hamilton summoned a phy?
sician, ?ho had tho man sent to tho
Cooper Hospital. Ho died just as the
ambulance reached the institution.
to regain his presence of mind, however,
and shut off the steam, bringing the
train-to a stop.
Nearly every house In Bay Chester suf?
fered damage from the explosion. A
?woman, who was thrown from bed, Is
believed to bo the only person who waa
injured by the explosion.
A policeman who was; crossing the
tracks a mile from the scene was
knocked'down by.the concussion.
The three detached cars ? and the rear
car of the main portion of the train were
Within liulf a mile of the Bay Chester
station not a.pnne of glass In any of tho
houses remained Intact,,
In Wei?Miester village almost a punie
reigned.'||ffiMen rtiBhed -to the postofflce
armed with clubs, guns and.knives, be?
lieving that burglars had blown open the
Two boat-houses on Long Island Sound,
half a mile away from the scene of the
explosion, were wrecked.
There was some damage done at City
HAVING LOST JCB
HE LIVES IN A CAVE
(Special to The Tlmes^Dlspatch.)
MT. CARMEL, PA., Oct. S-l.-Boys
walking in the woods In the vicinity of
tho Mldvalley breaker, came across a
cave-In, which was carefully boarded
over, and, upon peering Inside, found
it to be inhabited by a lone person.
He proved to be Joe Sholoskl and had
resided there for two months. At thnt
time he lost his work by the suspension
of a colliery, and has been Idle since.
In an endeavor to keep tho dollars ho
had saved ho made his home In the mino
breach and cooked his own meals. He
Intends following this hermit life In the
MEXICAN DOLLAK TO
(By Associated Press.)
MANILA, Oct. 24.-The Board of Philip?
pine Commissioners has just Issued a
proclamation announcing the demonetiza?
tion of the Mexican dollar on and after
January 1, 1!XM. Until that date the coin
will bo accepted at all tho government
ofTices at the usual rate, which is equiva?
lent to fifty cents, American money.
SHE CALLED THE
A Society Woman Grows In?
dignant on Arrest Gf
(Special to Tho Times-Dlspatch.)
BALTIMORE, MD., October 21.-M1H.
Ivane E. Emerson, well known In society,
whose husbund is prominent In elnh and
yachting circles, Is. at odds with the Po?
lice Department of this city, Park Olll
ooi' Linn thought her chauffeur was ex?
ceeding the park speed, and gave chase
on horseback. He rounded up the auto
and arrested the chauffeur. Mrs. Emer?
son accompanied him to the police station.
There, according to tho officer, she dis
played much Indignation. Sho threatened,
to report the park ollleer to the police
"When Mrs. Emerson entered the sta?
llini," said Captain Ward to-duy, "she
immediately applied the epithet* of
'thieves,' 'cattle' and tho like to myself
and the other otlicers in tho house. When
the collateral, ?6.?5, was deposited for the
Chauffeur, Mrs. Emerson exclaimed:
'There's the money; sdiate It among yuu,
Cashier Arrested on Charge
OVER HUNDRED THOUSAND
John K. Brown Has Had a Hard Timo
of it in His Wanderings About
to Escape Ju.tice?Formerly
(By Associated Press.)
SAN . FRANCISCO, CAL., October 34.
John K. Brow;n, for thirteen years cash?
ier of the Union Bank of New Holland,
Ohio, Is under arrest here on a charge of
embezzlement. He disappeared from the
bank on August 8th, and upon investiga?
tion of his accounts it was found that ho
was $103,1000 short In his cash. He was
subsequently Indicted upon four charges
[it felony, embezzlement, and a close
search has been made for him In all di?
rections, until he was located here and
According to his own account, Brown
han had a hard time of It In his wander?
ings to and fro In an effort to evade Jus?
tice. He went; to Mexico, but failed to
lind work there', and started for Honolulu,
but had no better success there In his at?
tempt to got employment.
He traveled under an assumed name all
thr time, but professes to have forgotten
thf numerous aliases he used. Since his
arrival hero ho tried to obtain work, even
as a day laborer, but failed. All the
money he had left, he says, was stolon
When Brown left New Holland ho had
a black moustache; now he Is clean
shaven. In a statement to the authorities
after his arrival Brown expressed a do
sire to be taken back to New Holland at
onco. A dispatch lias been received here
stating that requisition papers will bo
signed at once by Governor Nash. of
Ohio, and that officers will start from
Columbus to-day to take him back.
John K. Brown first wept to Now Hol?
land from Cincinnati ?fteen years ago,
He stood high In society and business
circles, was treasurer of tho Masonic
Temple Association, master of the local
Masonic lodge, a member of several
prominent organizations, clerk of the
School Board and of thu Democratic
County Executive Committee, and a mem
bot of the church choir,
IN A WHEELBARROW
Sunday-SellJtl Scholars Civ g
hlnif/cm Hie Side of
(Special-to Thu Tlmes-Plspatch.)
CHESTER. PA,, Get. 2t.-Brag?ed from
tho side of his bride, Stephen ('. Woodlen
was wheeled through Chester In a wheel?
barrow by the member? of the class lie
teaches at Trinity Sunday-school. Mr.
Woodlen had ju.st ticen married to Misi*
Mary E. Uurklns, and the relatives were
beginning to kiss the bride and ciiigMtu
laie the bridegroom when ? he Sunday
school people mad* ? concerted attack.
Makes a Splendid Ad?
dress at Fair.
Congressmen Glass and
Swansjn Also There.
FOR FIRST EXHIBITION
Sergeant Cartsr Wins Modal as Best;
Dressed Soldier?Two Ladies Fall
from a Train Near Salem?Mi?
Obercruln is Jostled from
Plat.orrr,, and Mother
Falls V\ith Her.
I t (Special to The Tim?s-Dispatch.!
] ROANOKE, VA., Oct. 24.?The weather
was very cold to-day, but a large crowd
J attended the last exhibition of the Roan
| oke Fair Association. Governor Mon?
tague was the star attraction. He wo*
I Introduced by President Woods and made
a splendid address, which was frequently
? Interrupted by applause. Congressmen
I Glass and Swanson also attended thi?
I Congressman Swahfon spent most of
I the day looking after hip gubernatorial
I Interests. ? .
The gold medal awarded to the best
drilled soldier was won by Sergeant Car?
ter, of the Roanoke Liyht infantry.
Tho first race, 2:22 trot, for $100. wtus ?
won by Queen Be.?'.-, wan Harry ?jecund.
Timo, 2:22 1-2.
Second race 2:11; pacing; for ?2?0..
was won by Madame Brand In three
straight heats: Jack ' Hornee second.
Time. 2:21 1-4.
Third, hurdle, race, for $70, was won by
Minnie, with Diamdnd second.
The attendance was . remarkably large
for the first fair, and It " la stated that
It was financially? successful, :
LADIES PALL FROM TRAIN!
Last night noni Hob.iis. Aira, Mary,
Obenchnln and her daughter. Annie,
fell from the north-bound train
and were, considerably bruised and shock?
ed.. They were to alight at Hollina, and
about two hundred yards from the place
went out on the platform.
Miss'Annie was Jostled off, and her.
mother. In attempting to catch her, fell.
They were brought to Roanoke on'.a
special train and taken to a hospital.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
HOBOKEN, Oct. 24.?Justlco Conkllng
was kept busy in the marriage line yes
j terday, when ho married two couples un-,
cxpeetedly, instead of one. John C. Kelly,
of No. ??? Columbus Avenue, New York,
accompanied by a male friend and two
young women, culled at hla office, and'
said he wished to be married to one of
the young women, who Bald her nani?
was Adelaide Uastedenbeck, nineteen
years old. No. 131 West One hundredth
Street. The. other persons, who were wit?
nesses, were Charles Connolly, aged
twenty-two years, of No. 300 Columbus
Avenue, and Mary Fricas, aged thirty
years, of No. II West Sixty-first Streei.
After the)ceremony wa sower, Connolly
asked Miss Pri?es if she would like to
haivo her name on ?> certificate.
"I think it would look very nice," sb*
The first couple worn much astonished.
"Why, you are not In love, too?" asked
"Ves," said Connolly.
Justice Conkllng then married the cou?
ple, ami Mr. and .Mrs. Kelly acted a?
witnesses for them.
SPECULATION S AS TO
MR. M'F/.D3N\S ANSWER
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
LTNCHBURG, VA., Oct. 21.-Rev. F. T.
MeFaden. D. D., pastor of the First
rresbyterian Church, will make known
al his services to-morrow night his de?
cision in reference to the call tendered
him by the First Presbyterian Church o<
Numvrous sp?culations are helng m^de
as to what this decision will be. The
large majority of Dr. McFaden's congre?
gation confidently predict that ho is going
In remain here. There are .-unie, how?
ever, who believe that he Is going to
Klchmoirl. So far us known, no one has
received the sllghetsi hint as to what
ids decision will lie.
TWO-YfcAK-OLP Cf ILD
K LIS HIMSFLFWTH GUN
(S.?.,.|,il m The TI>n??-D'??-ati'?i )
WARSAW, VA., Oct. 24.?Yesterday af?
ternoon a two-year-uld child ol -Mr, and
Mrs, F'n'er Self, a fanner residing near
I lu vu? ?\ Ule, Itlehmond county, pulled
down a loaded gun and had one side of
h .s head ? ? ? ? \i ne ?> ? ?.
The report of the gun brought thi
mot lier at once to ? he scene, where she
found ili.? walls uf tie room. bespotte ed
with blood and her baby child lvtng in
;i pool nf blued on the floor with ite ht?ad
almost severed from tho body.
? ? Two Colors.
T(ie Hoard of Fire Commissioners hav?
1 oidered the fire-plugs to he painted in twt?
? different colors, one indicating the bc*t
and the other tho?? not so good.
. It Is not known a yet what color? will
( U? flju/ilv ChttfikU.