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THE WANT ADS.
TIII? T1MKS, FOUNDED 1MW.
THE DISPATCH, KOCNDICD IRTA
WHOLE NUMB3R 16,379.
RICHMOND, VA., SUNDAY, OCTOHER 2.5, moa.
PRICE FIVE CKNTS.
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WASHINGTON, Oct. 24?Forccast for
Sunday nnd Monday:
vlrginla-Cloudy Sunday, with rain In
etiHtlrn portion; hiKU north to northwest
winds; Monday fair and warmer.
North Carolina?Fair In w3st? min, fol?
lowed by fair, |n eastern portions Sun?
day; high north to northwest winds; Mon?
day fair and warmer.
Yesterday was a bracing, chilly day.
Tho wind had a wintry od go to It, but ho
one seemed to mind it particularly, a?
was evinced by the throngs on tho streets
and at the garrm of loot-uall.
STATE OF THE THERMOMETER.
t ?. M. 18
12 M. bl
8 P. M. 62
? ?, M. 4h
? ?, M. 17
12 midnight . 4G>
Average .:J. *>'.4
Highest lemperoluro yesterday .j"
Lowest temperature yesterday .43
Mem temperature, yostordiiy . 17
Normal temperature for October .'il
Departure from t?o r mol temperature??.. M
Precipitation durink" i>ast 21 houia .? ?
. MINIATURE ALMANAC.
October i", 1&03.
Hun rlnes.fi:28 I HIGH TIDE
Sun sets.5;j0 Morning.7:32
.Moon sets.0:M | Evening.*:10
October 26, 1MW.
Sun rises.?:20 l HIGIITIDK
Hun sets.K:19 i .Morning.8:13
Moon .?ets_1d:?2 | Evening.'JM
University of Virginia wins the foot?
ball game by a score of 21 to 0; no serious
accidents-Richmond College and Dan?
ville Military Academy to play here Mon?
?l??.y-Young man injured by the burst?
ing of an emery wheel-Marshal Treat
to cairy a car-load of Chinamen to the
cant-Good work at the shoot of. Hie
?.ibernarle Club-Many real cstntc sales
scheduled-Condition of the produce
market?MtOIll Union elects ofjlcorn
Aiiiltr.-itH win a victory at the University
College r>r Medicine?Distinguished Epis?
copalians to bo here to-day-Donation
Day Tuesday at Homo for Incurables
llichmond people visit the Pope-Bond
Icsue oiK'tlon to lie disponed of to-moi
row?Special services by the W. C. T.
U. to-duy?? Lord Huberts e.fid lo intend
to visit Itlolirnond-Arrangements for
Jienrlco campaign to bo waged next week
?--.Marriages, past and to come. MAN
????&?'a??.-Another great night ut the
M?schio Bazaar-(.'amp o? Veterans is
reorganized: B- B. Howie elected com?
mander??Alleged house-breakers sent to
the grand jury-Deatho? Mr. John Mc
Ciart*??Service? in the churches to-day
-?A corning marriage-Little boy who
Is 111 improving rapidly?Injured by a
fall-Ladles' Aid Society to meet
Dunce at Leader Hall Monday night
Pig coal chute being built.
Governor Montague makes an Inspiring
.-iddifiss at the Roanoke Fair; Congreas
Jiieii Glass and Swansea also there-The
l-Tesbyterian synod closes Its session at
Atilugdun?Rev. j. D. Reynolds rc
I nata ? od and allowed to demit the min
?-try?Death of Washington and Lee
student Troni typhoid fever at I^exing'ton;
.Marine ilospltul surgeons Inspect ?Sa sit?
uation; correction of statements about
the sewerage of tho town?The Mayor
of Petersburg ?inen youths for disorder
.it the nienti e-Much speculation in
i.ynchburg as to Mr. McFaden'sj answer
to his congregation to-day about accept?
ing a call to Richmond-Epidemic of
diphtheria reported In Lunenburg-Work
commenced on splendid Confederate mon?
ument at Tazrwell-Much confusion re?
ported as regards the game law, and
many hunters liable to line-Building
burned In Petersburg?A fisherman oi
staffo d catche? 2,G?0 pounds of carp at
one haul?Fine educational meeting at
< 'hesterfleid Courthouse-Two-year-old
iliild's head blown off In, Richmond coun?
ty by a gun which It knocked down
Work commenced on new dam at Peters?
burg to control the Upper Appomattox-:
The res dence of Mr. J. T. Jordan in
Chesterfield destroyed by tire; the family
Hjived nothing-Two ladles full from a
train near Salcm, and are badly hurt
A white man .shoots away a negro's
mouth on account of a fuss over a rab?
bit they were hunting near Danville
The diversion of the Appomattox ?it Pe?
tersburg now seems near at hand, all
obstacles having been removed.
Judge Purnell declares a mercantile
company a hnnkrupt-Charter ^runt???!
to company who.?-:?? purpose Is to build the
Pamllep Railroad-New pipe organ for
?. Gieonsboro cilurch?Voting ladles at
Greensboro Female Institute Initiate one
hundred and twelve, of their number.
Stock market almost inert throughout
day, tho??T? sluggish recovery followed
appearatice ot bupu statement-?episco?
pal bishops postpone action on divorce
question":?Democrats have high hopes of
winning victories In Ohio and Massachu?
setts, and are certain of suoceaa in Bal?
timore and TTew York?Receiver named
for Uiko Shore. Elevated Railroad, com?
plainants alleging road has been wrecked
by Yerkes and ills associale?-After de?
termined chase and bloody battio, bandit.-?
aro rim down ond captured?Cur of dy?
namite explodes In freight wreck, scat?
tering destruction broadcast?Cannier
wanted for b g? shortage arrested in San
F.'unel'co after long wanderings?-Con?
ductor burled in wreck In West Virginia
-1.on Dillon break? world's trotting
record, going the mile In 1:681-2; Prince
Alert clips fraction off pacing record for
liiiif a mile?Stalwart wins Produco
Makes at Brighton Reach?Report on
pestai f ?unis is submitted to President,
ami may lie given to the public, in ? fow
days; ?h very voluminous'.
TWO ARTISTS HERE
Mess's. Moyniftan and Maro
hon Hear Moclj.sCrlt.cIsed.
Over ?liousand Collected
Messrs, Iloynilian and Moraban, compe?
ting artists for the erection of the Stuart
equestrian statile, will Ixi hero to-morrow
night to meet the Executive Commitoe of
tho Veteran Cavalry und leurn what mod?
ifications in their models I" doomed ad?
visable by the commit toe. Mr. Cludebrod
was present at the meeting Monday ? gilt
and hoard the criticisms of ills model.
The revised models niu to 1)0 ready in two
Secretary Pulmor hopes there will bo a
full attendance uf tho committee to-mor?
row (light, Mr. Palmer makes tho append?.
e?l financial report: Amount ?apt reported,
$6,208.09; cash rt?oolvcd since last report,
G. D. ("'., Richmond Chapter, Vb: E. K.
Victor, city. $2; cash from a I.ady, olty,
$1; Mrs. Frank Nullo. Somerset, Vn. ?1;
Colonel Edward ("'ulsum, Cincinnati, O.,
?6: Colonel W. E. Peters Charloite&vllle,
THE POLYTECHNIC BOYS BEATEN BY 'VARSITY;
GEORGETOWN SNOWS NORTH CAROLINA UNDER
Played in Rain and Mud
Down at Norfolk.
Georgetown Batter In Team
and Individual Werk.
REILLY WAS STAR
FOR THE VICTORS
Ho Mnde Three of Georgetown's Six
Touchdowns?Two Thousand Peo?
ple Stood in the Stoim Three
Heuri Watching the Game.
Ball Most of Time in
Georgetown, 33; North Carolina, 0.
NORFOLK, Oct. 21.?About 2,000 peo?
ple, divided In sentiment, stood In wind
and rain at Lafayette Field this after?
noon and ?aw Georgetown lick North
Carolina to the tune of 33 to 0.
The Tarheels were hardly In It a
minute. Sometimes they put up fair re?
sistance, but their aggressive tactics
amounted to little up against the strong,
heavy aggregation from Georgetown,
bo fierco were the onslaughts upon the
North Carolimi line that three men wero
forced to retire from the game?three
good und tried men?Wright, left end;
Jacocks, right half-back, and tho left
Only one man went to the side line
from Georgetown, and he simply did so
to make room for the "Great Rellly."
Rellly did not go In on the start, pre?
ferring to give Cromley a little exercise
at leu half, so he himself could size up
tbo North Carolina players, and then,
when he did go In early in the first half,
he knew all the weak points, nnd was
responsible for about all the good plays
In that half and nearly all In tho second.
?\ J? KJS ? UTOIA.?S?D.
Not ono of tlie North Carolina players
did anything to distinguish himself, al?
though Jacocks and Mann tried hard to
make the team's work resuit In a good
showing. As a full team the Tarheels
did occasionally make gains, but In nearly
every instance Georgetown recovered tho
ball before any muterial advance was
mr.de, and before the team from the Old
North State realized what had happened.
Seldom did Georgetown lose the nail on
downs. They did lose It on kick? from
back, and in each Instance the loss of
the ball was made because the team had
been penalized for ViM-sUb? pfciy. The
kick was then tried, because the captain
realized that It would be pretty hard to
gain the lost ground on downs, and pre?
ferred to let the Carolinians get It on a
kick, and then regain possession again
AN AWFUL, DAY.
A sight of the skies and the field sent a
sickening chill through the overcoats of
those who bad to be In attendance upon
tho game. The wind blew most of ilio
time from the north and south, and all
the time from the east and west, and the
drizzling rain sank deep Into one's sys?
tem as he stood out In it and tried hard to
dodge the wind.
In face of all this, however; with occa?
sional drenching showers, when the crowd
hoped, th? clouds would open up and-spill
all their contenta at once n^id have done
with it, there were several hundreds of
ladles out to see what was to be seen,
although as regards favorites, they were
neutral; and many of them wore the com?
bined colors of the two teams.
Rellly, the big halfback or Georgetown,
figured one way or another in every play
mudo by his team after he went In, ex?
cept In the last touchdown.
This touchdown was the sensational
play of the game. Robertson had Just
kicked off for North Carolina, It wus a
god kick, and the ball sailed low down
the Held to within about ten yards of the
goal. Then lio followed his comrades
down after the ball. Hart caught it, and
with the pigskin tucked under his left
arm, ran for tho Carolina goal llko a
stieak of figurative lightning.
It was Retting dark. Ono could scarcely
see the faces of tho players, and the now
rules changing the. goals had confused
many of the spectators. Hurt darted
through the barricade that the Carolinians
liad endeavored to build up before him.
He found a cleur Held, and was rapidly
getting dangerously close to the opposite
The crowd yelled. Most of the people
thought it was a North Carolina man
running through the gloom and rain and
wind, and they cheered bini on. Down,
donw the Held he rnn.Oniid ?is he ? eared
goal the crowd held Its breath in the ex?
citement of Ilio moment, Fven the play?
ers behind him paused in admiration and
The runner had cleared all the plnycr3,
he thought, and It looked like buckwheat
cakes nini honey for a touchdown. Hut
there wan still an obstacle that lie wotted
Robertson, the Tar Ileel full back, was
Julinn'o on tbo spot. He rushed after the
speeding Hurt, and right on the two
yard lino downed the runner In VU
tracks. It was but it momentary de'ay,
however, for on Hie next snip Mnrte'.l
carried tho ball over for a touchdown,
the last, nnd the llerco 'norenmer that
was howling across Hie country prevent?
ed Carroll from kicking goal.
Georgetown worked all along North
Carolina's line, mid found It finito easy
at any point. Some of the. mava plnys
were ?iiii?l to go through, anil the George
towns worked the double puss with? Hart
nnd Re'lly ns the ooeiatni's.
THF FIRST HALF.
Tho halves were for thirty and twenty
nitri" tes, i?Npeo?Ve?y. North Carolina
p'efced the best wind, Newton kicked
off. In a .series of sci'iiiiinagos, George?
town was penajl&eci and lost the lull on
a kick, but tln-.v soon regained I' cm a
fumble in Carolina'? lino. Then L'dcili
ton and llnrt worked well together mid
the latter caught a sprint for twenty
COUNCIL MAKING HIS GREAT EIGHTY-YARD RUN.
DEMOCRATS HAVE HIGH
HOPES OF VICTORY
LOU DILLON SMASHES
THE TROTTING RECORD
Confident of Success in New
York and Maryland, and
Expect to Win In Ohio
May Beat Hanna
in Race for the
The Times-Dispatch Bureau.
No. 1417 G Street, N. \V?
Washington, D. C, Oct. 24.
Democrats at the national capital be?
lieve that the State elections on Norem
ber 3d will be more encouraging to the
party generally than any since 1S92, the
year In which Grover Cleveland was elect?
ed to the presidency for a second term.
The Democrats are absolutely confident
of electing George B. McClellan to the
mayoralty of New York ,by a large ma?
jority. They believe that Hon. Edwin
Warfield will bo elected Governor of
Maryland by a small majority. Republi?
cana themselves concede that the Mary?
land Legislature will be Democratic by
a safe majority.
Two well informed Ohloans, one from
Columbus, and one from the extreme
western portion of the State, have told
me within tho past weok that while Tom
Johnson, the Democratic candidate, for
the governorship, would be defeated by
Colonel Myron T. Herrick, there were
grave doubts as to teli complexion of the
legislature. One of them?both are Re?
publicans?went so far ns to say the
chances were that a majority of the Leg?
islature would be Democratic. Thls^would
mean that Clark, a Democrat, would suc?
ceed Senator Hanna in the United States
Senate. A Clnclnatl man said here last
night that the railroads In Ohio were
greatly wrought up at the prospect 'of
Senator Hanna's being defeated. Perhaps
the people of Ohio think that with Colo?
nel Herrick, a bank president and rail?
road magnate, in the gubernatorial office,
the railroads might bo content to allow
the common run of the people of the
State to have a representative In the
United States Senate.
It is said that affairs in Massachusetts
are in far worse shape for the Republl.
cans than was thought two weeks ngo.
Ex-Go-vernor Crane had a lengthy con?
ference with President Roosevelt at the
White House this week. The nature of the
conversation is not known, of course, but
soon after Governor Crane went home It
was announced that Secretary Moody
would take purl in the Massuehusi??*
campaign, and there enme from low the
announcement that nearly nil the dates
made by Secretary Shaw for speeches In
that State liad been canceled, owing to nls
determination to devoto such ? large por?
tion of his time to the Massachusetts
The campaign In tho Bay Stnte Is said
to be the warmest known In many years.
Nearly every man In tho State of any
noto as ? campaign speaker hns gone on
tbo stump. Your Uncle George Friable
Hoar Is a prominent exception. All urg
ings to lift up his voice In behalf of the
Republican nominees have failed. Sena?
tor Horn? nearly broko with his party
viten tho Imperialistic policy of tho Re?
publicans was announced.
The bloody shirt, moth-eiiten and musty,
bus been dragged forth In Massachusetts,
and Is fluttering bravely nt the van of
the Republican column. It was recently
discovered that Hon. lizoklel M, Kzeklol,
the Democratic nominee, to the ofllco of
Secretary of State, wns a Southern man
und a Connfedernte veteran. Wbon tho
war ended he went North and entered
business In the State of Massachusetts.
Ho hns prospered, nnd Is now a man of
considerable, wealth and Influence, Hut
his defeat is now admitted us being al?
most a certainty. MussacliuseltsWas per?
fectly willing to have the South ruled by
carpetbaggers from the North as soon
as tho war ended, but thirty-eight years
afterwards Is unwilling to have an ex
Confodernte filling ono single Hay Stato
Office, I greatly surprised a Northern
man last night by telling him that one
of the best municipal offices In Richmond,
the capital of tho Confederacy, was filled
by a man from tho North and probably
a veteran of the Union unpy, There was
considerable talk of making General Nel
'.Conttimed on Fifth Page.)
This Alleged Against Yerkes
A RECEIVER IS NAMED
Lake Street E evated Railroad Com?
pany, Capitalized at Ten Million
Dollars, Allaged to Be Hope?
(By Associated Press.)
CHICAGO, Oct. ?M.-The Lake Street
Elevated : Railroad Company, capitalized
at J10,000,000, was placed in the hands'
of a receiver this afternoon In pursuance
to a Resolution passed by the board o?
directory asking for the appointment.
The order was entered in the Cook county
Circuit Court before Judge Tuthlll, who
appointed the Equitable Trust Company
j rec'elvor for all the property of the com?
In the bill, which was filed, by James
Bolton and Daniel F. Crllly, stockholders
in the company, It Is alleged thnt the
company is hopelessly insolvent and that
this condition has resulted "from tho
reckless extravagance and fraudulent
conduct of Charles T. Yerkes and bis
associates and the mlsmanngament of
Clarence A, Knight, as his represen?
Tho complainants further declare that
tho purpose of Mr. Yerkes and his as?
sociates is to "wreck and to destroy
I the said road, with the view of acqplr
i ing the same at a sacrifice, and thereby
' eliminating nnd cutting off the rights
j of other stockholders," Yerkes and his
associates, it Is averred, control a ma?
I jority of tho stock of the company and
I have power to continuo their hold thereou
through the election nnd retention of a
board of directors subservient to their
When seen to-night, President Knight,
I ridiculed tho charges made In the petl
! tlon for the receivership.
j DEY FACTION IS
IN ABSOLUTE CONTROL
Special to Tho Times-Dispatch.)
NORFOLK, VA., Oct. 21.?The control
o; tho City Democratic Executive Com?
mittee by the Dey faction was made ab?
solute to-nlght by the re-election of Wil?
liam W. Dey as chairman, fho commit?
tee consists, with a single exception, of
Four Have Been Dug Out Se?
verely Irjured ? Five
Others Are Irjured.
(By Associated Press.)
NEW YORK, Oct. 24,-In a cavo-ln of
tho subway tunnel at Ono Hundred and
Fifty-ninth Streit und Broadway to?
night, seventeen itallans were burled
under an enormous muss uf rocks. So
far four of them have been dug out and
taken to hospitals, severely Injured. Five
others can be seen In ihe debris. Two
of them were suffering so much thut
the ambulance surgeon* udmlnlstered
morphine to ease, their pains. Tho cavo?
in was caused by u heavy hlust, which
loosened the sides of the tunnel. A largo
force of policemen and laborers alike
arc trying to die the laborers out.
Buggy Sp'.intered by Norfolk
and Western Train.
IS GREAT EXCITEMENT
Search for Driver R.vealed Fact that
No One Was in Vehicle, and that
Mule Had Broken Loose and
and Wandered on Track.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
BLACKSTONE, VA., Oct. 24.?When
No. 4 passenger train of the Norfolk and
Western' Railroad reached a point one
Western Railway reached a point ono
and three-quarter miles west of tho de?
pot hero to-night It struck a mule and
buggy, killing the mule and making
splinters of the buggy.
Tbo train stopped and the trainmen
searched for any one who was In the
buggy. No ono wns found and the mat?
ter was reported here. This caused great
excitement, and parties at once visited
The team proved to be one belonging
to George F. Hawthorn, of this place,
which had become untied from tho streets
and wandered loose up tho track, iBi one
being In the buggy.
This relieved trie excitement, as it was
found no human life had been lost.
HAIL AND S.vOw* FELL
EARLY THIS MORNING
Hail nnd snow mixed fell heavily for
awhile at an early hour this morning,, tho
thermometer at tho time standing at 40
DOWJE IN BOSTON
Goes There to Bid Wifj and Son Good
(By Associated Press.)
BOSTON. MASS.. Oct. '.M.-To bid good?
bye to his wife and son upon their de?
parture for England, on their way tn
Australia, Dr. John Alexander Don lo,
leader of the Hosts of ?Sion, was In Bos?
ton for seve: p I hours to-day. It was
known thai I'Ma. June Dovi 6, "overset?,'
in Zlon. and A. J. Gladstone Dowle, her
son. were to snll fioni this port on III?
Baxonin, hut the conili.g of Dr, Dowio
About Hie time that he reached ? taten,
reports came from New Yoilt that tie
prophet was abort to leave America
and go with Ilia wife to Atutralia. and
Dowle was kept husy denying h s In- ,
tent on to flee from his woik and his
PRINCE ALERT TO
RACE DAN PATCH
Great Horse Clips a Quarter
of Second from Word's
Record for Ha f /Vile
(By Associated Press.)
PROVIU.KNCF. H. ;? Oct. 'J4.?Prince
Alert clipped a quarter of a second from
tho world's pacing record for a half
mile at the Nairugansell Park (his uftur
noon. The time wns .u7H seconds.
Mart Damurest, the drivel' of Prince
Alort, telegraphed to JS, l?. .Smuthors ut |
Memphis after tho luce that he would
match Prince Alert against Dan Patch. |
.Mr. lieinaiest stipulates thai the mutch I
ruco shall lukc. place at .Memphis No?
vember l?th, 'for a purs? Of. $lo,iioo, iKst
two out of three, oiieinlk? heals.
Wonderful Mare Proves Her
Right to Title of Queen of
the Turf by Trotting a Mile
In 1:58 1-2 Under Ad?
Great Ovation Ac?
(By Associated Press.)
MEMPHIS. TENN., Oct. 21.?Lou Dil?
lon, owned by C. K. Q. Billings, of Chi?
cago, and driven by Mlllard Sanders, this
afternoon proved hor right to Uio title
of queen of the turf bs- trotting a mile
under adverse conditions In the remarka?
ble time of 1:53 1-2. The daughter of
Sidney Dillon was paced by a runner
driven by Scott McCoy und another run?
ner followed closely to urge the maro to
a supreme effoVt. Tho track of the Mem?
phis Driving Club never showed to bet?
ter advantage. A strong wind from tho
north swept down tho long back stretch.
After a preliminary go, Sanders an?
nounced that he wns ready for thu start.
The two runners wore aligned In position,
and It waa noticed tliut a strip of board
about one yard wide was fastened to Iho
pace maker's sulky directly under tho
seat. This, it was announced, was used
to keep the dust out of tho mare's face.
At the first start Sanders nodded for
tho word and the flag was dropped.
After going an eighth of a mile Sanders
yelled to McCoy to drive faster, und It
looked as If the mare would catch tho
runner. Making the first turn, the re?
markable work of Lou Dillon could bo
better seen by tho thousands present,
and like a piece of perfect machinery shu
reachod the quarter pole in thirty sec?
The turn for tho back stretch was now
reached; and many expected to seo thu
champion falter because of the. wind.
To the surprise of every one Lou Dillon
seemed to travel faster, and when the
half mile was reached the timer's slate
clicked out r?!i 1-2. A great cheer arose,
and ninny horsemen predicted that a now
record was making. On the far turn
McCoy was forced to whip tho runner
to keep clear of the .trotting marvel,
which was pushing him clos.-ly. Tho
three-quarters pole was passed in 1128 1-2
?and the mire had ? livrea ?-,?? home.
The wind now was an advantage rather
thnn a detriment, and with a .superb
hurst of speed Lou Dillon, urged on by
the shouts of tho driver? of the rurlers,
dashed under tho wire In 1:iiS 1-2.
When the time was flashed to the spec?
tators bats were flung high Into tho air
and cheer followed cheer, Sanders waa
literally lifted from Illa sulky by an
ndmlrlmr thrnijg, w'MI" Mr Hillings was
showered with congratulations,
Two other world's records v.-ero brokon
this afternoon. Darteli a Im y mare, by
Alcandor, driven by A. McDonald, paced
a mile, In 2:0n 1-4, The former pacing
it cord for '? m'ire was held by Funny Dll
lard. In 2:0.1 !t-l.
Equity and the Monk, from Mr. BII
llims' stable, were sent ? mil?? ngainst
the 2112 1-1 trotting to pole record. Tho
two horses parsed under tho wire In
2:0!) l-l. Summaries:
Sill pice- piire'i?, si 000?Cascade won in
,....-, ,.,,.~i.-i,, heita, rviiiHlr Madge second,
Jess third. Best time, 2:07 1-4.
.: wirso, $' Ma?Star Hal won
In two straight heats; Wlnfielil fitrut
?on second, Foxy Curii third. Best time,
Half mile ihicp to wagon?Prime Roso
won In two strtlght he-it?; Babe Allertou
second. Pest time, 1:02 rt-4.
????? ,?????G?: Fmerold Handicap; purso,
fiiwi. ..?-, .,.?,! .-?-e-tviH mile? dash-Hat
Chap?n won; Mary Anna second, Piall?
ino third. Best time. M:1S 1-4.
EPWORTH LEAGUES OF
RICHMOND TO /MEET
The Kpworth League rally of tie
leagues of Richmond ami M inchest r w ?
ho held nt the Park Place M. E Chur h
tills afternoon at :J:?O o'clock. Thja m< '- I
in? is probably th? m'osi imp"?.tain till I
for som? timo, as there will h ? the ??' I
uunl election ami install?t mi o| officers
of tho League Union, for (In? o unliig year,
Rev. John \V. Flair w 11 comiu t ih. .'.??
votional exercises, and (here will le
short addresses hv peveial inlnistet'd und
laymen, The leagues (,r thi> cit> ui.d
Manchester are urged t>> temi large dele?
gations to the rally.
The Game Here Seen,by
THE V. P. I. TEAM
PLAYED GOOD BALL
Its Members Alade Gallant
Struggle for Victory.
COUNCIL'S RLN THE
FEATURE OF GAME;
Great Tackle Made a Splendid Dash o
Eighty Yarn's for a Touchdown?An
Exhibition of Superb Interfer?
ence Given by the University
Elevin? Siory of the
Play Given In Detail.
Acting Captain W. W. Council, of
the University of Virginia team,
"We were too atron? for the team
from Blacksburg nnd outplayed them
at every point. The outcome was
very gratifying to the team, coachos
and the University at large, The
Blacksburg boys, though outclassed,
are no quitters. They contested every
Inch of the ground, and Virginia had
to put forth every effort to win, Es
pecially was this so in the second
half. The Institute should be proud
of the men who,/in the face of al?
most certain defeat, could brace up
and play such ball as they put up at
times during this period of this
Captain C, P. Miles, of the Vir?
ginia Polytechnic Institute team: "I
do not think our team played the
ball they are capable of playing, but
the team took a decided brace and
showed great Improvement In the
second half. The game was lo?t on
our poor team work at critical mo?
ments. While I regret the result I
must concede we were fairly de?
! U.iv rsty, 20; V. P. I., TianvO.
The University of Virginia foot-ball
eleven yesterday afternoon defeated the
team of the Virginia Polytechnic Insti?
tute at Broad-Street Park In twenty.?;
five-minute halves by a score of 21 to 0.
The University made four touchdowns,
but only one of them yielded a goal.
The Virginia Polytechnic Institute was
never nearer ? score? thun Virginias
3-yard line, whore tho Orange and
Blue line held like a wall, and Blacks
burg's hopes of u score wcro crushed.
The cadet eleven twice tried for field
?rouis from a point near the 26-yard line,
and one from the? G0-yard line, but all
were poor attempts, tho ball going wide
of the mark.
? La ge Sc?r? a Surpr se.
The large score made by Virginia wna
a surprise, even to tho players them?
selves. After the first touchdown, bow
ever, tho University team were suro of
their ground, having carried tho ball al?
most the length of the field without once
being held for downs, After that It was
only a question of the size of the scorn
and whether Blacltsburg would scoro at
all or not. Two more touchdowns were
made, by Virginia In the first half,
neither of which yielded a goal.
in the second half Blacksburg took ?a
brace and played a splendidly aggres?
sive game, having the University on tbo
defensive much of the time. At the
critical moment, after they bad carried
the ball down tho field In magnificent
runs and rushes to Virginia's 10-yard
line, the Institute team was not strong
enough to measure up to the emergency
and found the Orange nnd BIuo lino un?
yielding. Thus paused tho Virginia Polr
teohnic Institute's best chunco to\ score.
l'or their attempili ;it field goals ?aIJ
short onoh timo. Tho University played
ii .Million.?;, defensive gamo during thn
greater part of tin- last, half and seemed
content ? o Ucop Blacksburg from scor?
ing. Tho play was in Virginia's toni
tory almost the entire time of the soc
ond half, hut the men from Charlottea
vlllo milled and hurled back thu oppos?
ing runnel?, forcing Virginia Polytechnic
Institute to punt or to yield the ball on
downs. There were hut two or three
fumbles in th?? entire same, but in ono
of those Blacksburg lost the ball. Vir?
ginia fumbled ? puss, but luckllv re?
covered the hall.
Concilij s Wore (dial.
Tho game was played under condition?!
almost ideal for the sport, ? lie only thing
to dotract from th? perfection of tiua
weather being a stiri breezo with a keo?
BClgo, I?lowing from th.? west and nor::.
west, which gave the team having tho
west goal a slight advantage in puntli.g
nnd made It a lilt!,? el ?agreeable loi to.,
.??.??.?tutors In tin? grand St ml. Tit)
ground was in excellent condition und ? o
tomperuturu just right for good foot?
? crowd which approximated four th'\u.
sand persons witnessed the g?????? dorn
Un? grandstand, th.? uncovered seins or the
sitie iho to the north "f tin? gridiron.
More than huir th.? largo grandstand was
densely massed with peoplo, tho I r?o
majority of whom wer,? ladles, while most
of the men ami Clio student representa?
lives ooeu/ptod positions on tho uncover?
ed scats to the west of tin? grandstand
ami si,nul along the fence.m th?? (??ot "G
this stand. On thu north sale o'f the il .?:?'.
n fence hud been reared parallel to the
Bide lino ami all along this a e ,iwd wan
massed four or Ilvo deep, it was a go.) -
ly decorateli an.? thoroughly cii'hu la.? to
orowd. Tbo ladles with their o.stunite, of
various colors all brgl'.t, were llboially
Rdorned with flowing ribbons of muv
blu?? and orange, the University ee'orj
or with the orango and nun ion ,.f thu V.
1'. ? . and raitny o? them had pennants ?f
ila? colors pinned across th? corsage ? r
\\.i\Icl; .it the ond O? canes or umbrella ?.
or ribbons gracefully knotted and waving
from sticks or daintily gloved hands '?>* ..
then favorite* scored torn? Unipoiary.