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Ofcerish?d bv all true Confederate v.-Im
sii?. Though our ranks aro thinning, and
rosnv s nco our last meetlne have been
taken from us, to he enrolled with ihr"-e
comrades In another nnd better world.
J believe we have hid more IntCrflSl'ff.?ril?
f*Med this vear than at any time sime
my connection w th the Grand Cam;.. 1
hsve had ili e very best opnortdftitlcs to
frtudv th R fully, us 1 bave dur ng my
admit I tration visiled seventy-nine campa;
found many in a flouiishli.R Conflit orti
nome lukewarm, these, I believe, are now
In g .o? working order, and show more
life, li some places 1 have found camps
that dll not belong !.o the Orar.d Camp,
nnd can now report all of those now be?
longing tc our organization. All cimi.-.
visited have reported to mo an Increati?
of members since our last anni.al
meeting at Wi thevllle. Fifteen row
fismpe have been added to our roster. vl?.:
No, 1H2. Clintwood, CllntWOOd, Va.,
Commander. J. S. Coney, Dorchester, va.;
Adjutant, .). B. Speers.
No. ?. IvanhOo, tvnnhoe, va., Coin
mai.der. M. W. Jewett, Ivannot, Vu.; Ad?
jutant. .1. D, Palmer.
No. KM, J. E. H. Stuart, No. S, s.ttmrt,
'Va.. Commander. William T. Akorsi sut?.
s.rt: Adjutant, S. G. Shel?r.
No. lu, Neef-Rlce, .New Market. \??.
Commander, C, ihltley, New Market, Va.;
Adjutant. J. E. ?Schneitet?.
No. ios, William j?,. Jones, Ab.ngdon.
Va.. Commander. ,1. 11. Mazy; AnJUtnM,
T. K. l'iig,;. Ab.?igflon, Va,
No. 107, Kappahannock, Washington.
Va., Commander, T. B. Massle, Gain*' x
Roads. Vn., Adjutant. J. 13. .Miller. Rap
No. i??. B. E. Lee. No. -I. Smlthf.eld,
Va.. Commander, E, AI, Morrison; Aojti
1ant, ,l. P. .loulou. Smithfie.d, Va.
No. 100, Amelia, Anni.a Oourthou. e. Va.,
Commander, Dr. .1. \\ . couihuh; Auju
taul. N. W. de Krafft, Amella ?uUit
No/ Uo. John S. Mosby. Richmond, ?a;,
Commander. Josepn bryan, K.chmotid,
Va.: Adjutant, H. S. Ashby, Delep.'alie,
Fuiiquiei county, Va.
No. Ill, rluyu, Kioyd Courthouse. Va.,
Commander. C. M, btlgl?man; Adjutant,
?. J. rtijiiew, i??loyd Courthouse, Vu.
No. IK-, t?. J. PerMlls. \\ ni.e Top. oray
son comity. Va., commander, W. J. Cor- |
netti Adjutant, J. ??. Bufoli, White Top, j
(?ray so ? county, Va
??. Uo, A. *i, Davis, Baywood, Grayson ,
county. \'a.. commando). Baywood B.c.- j
Ins. Baywood, \'u.; Adjutant, H. W.
Melds, tvaywood, urayeon county.
No. lit. Oearmg Lamp. Camjiuell coun?
ty. Vu., Commander, John \> . Daniel,
No. 115 Jennings Hayncs Camp. HIUs
vllie. Va.. commander, \\. H, ?south.r
la id. Willsvjllc. Va.; Adjutant, E. W.
Now, uiiue; tins camp's jtuisdlct.on (a
list if v.'lucli ,.ill bo tonna lu the buck
of our published proceeamgsj', the, e uro
six otneis artanging tor emuler?, winch
1 hope to soon sou issucj. ;
tAiiiii? c.L? ui'T'ICERS.
In this work 1 have been grc.lly a'.ded
by our Inspector-general und hid assist?
ants and by our u.ost enetgetic and <u
itcieilt ad.iutaiu-geiie.iil, uo.oi.el Tnomas
Ellen, who is ever prompt in lue Ule-.'|
cimrge ot all dut.es pertaining to ids of
. ?ic?, and tor the good ot the Uraiid Camp.
1 am also .naebtod to my aids, Colonel
?\??,am Kean, ana .Major Cliaile.s uauo,
for g.eat as-istancu ana untiling labor.
1 wouid urge upon our inspceiru-gc.e.al,
and tns assistants the grout ?,,???. unite of
the.r Visiting as many camp? uur,nB tne
year at? poss.bte, as ? find great m.eiosi
can be e^pecitsd by all vi-hs of mis
bnlforms? 1 find more interest has been
manutaled this year than ueretuioroi by
xnemuers of tue camps unitomi.ng inem
fici.es. and the afljiitant-eei,erai repo'tts
that meo unnorms have ouou purclia<.ed
tlfui year by tue cjmps man at any unie
since me oigan.zation of the Grunu Camp,
paying ??,?,??a? iJufc??It ? ?? great ?.?.
pcrtaiice inai tne annual dues oe paid
promptly oy all the camps, a..d ? hope
tue 'comniuiincrs ot camps wi.l ?ee ti.ut
then di.es ure paio pioaiptly bet?re tuo
Jiittiing ot me ufar?a Cau.p. Too lax is
very i'snt on eacii camp, and tue urui.d
ta.np must nave tins n,d nom the suu
ci:uiiiate camps to meet its annual ex?
penses. It .s very g. auf.s n.g i0 me .o
iiaorin you tnai tue a?juiaiu-geuerfil re
poru more ac?v?iy in uns years pay?
ments ti.-..? ai a.iy time silice he has
With ereat pleasure i refer to the noble
act ot ine L,fcg?iaVuie ot Virginia .n ii,.
propriat-ng m?ee luiiioicd tuuiuand dol
ia.s f?r v-oiite?ur.i.ie ?j?ii.s.oiis, ai.d only
wl-.ii h cornu lu? initie i?-.?Ser. -?iiiu^i say
JUii bei e inai un iinpiu.ement m t..e
law ?t disvr.i,uu,,g tuia K.i.d uug.it and
Slioiilu oe lilaU?l ti.at It Will Ulli) uO pulii
to iiio.'j vu.o aeseive it. I lina .11 s?veitti
counties tee i^ens.on ?,?ap? Is con,p..-ed
crui.eiy 01 men who v\eie not in tue co..
feoeia.f? service a?.a in some section.-, ine
api :.'..?.???.:, toi peiisions uc.er goes to
ti.e Lomeuerute cam,/* tor approval. All
know tr..?i. oiyy tiiiou??li tne v.oiueder.i.e
veterans can Tn.s iu,.u be plaueu wi.e. e
it oeiuugs, lor tioiie out a veteran cm ?
g.ve a c.eaf account ?? the stai.d.iig of j
a <_oiiieu;ia.to .-joiu.tr: know if ne wtts |
true io tne cause or was a de_eiter. Y pu ?
see the importance ot securing a better
plutonio ? l.lan we ha,e l>y tue law, as it ?
is no.?' ?rallied.
History Lo?uultlee^-To -Tndse George L. !
Cr.i.st.a,.. ine i'iui.rni.in o! the H.sto.y ?
Co..ira.uee. and ins associates, ? niiut :-...%
ttiat woiu-s ?a?.???? expieos ine g.uiLuoe
we owe to t:.e.n :o: ine noble v.oru tuey
have ooi,e ?:: .-:,? .. :.h- to Ine wuriu ihe
juauco o? o,,.?? ca?ase. As coraviiander of
tne urai.d v_a,i.p. ? ha. e . ec.ivc-o appli?
cations Horn an pans ot i,.e I. ..i.ed
&vaitj a?a,;,,: toi tu>.? o? tne h.Story Tj- .
ports ano Uifey are in in* nanna 01 tne I
J^auir.t; :ue.?! oil over the Unu. ? uo ho, e
ine genueuien coo-posing i..u coin.n ttee
wiii conunue to re.fua'n in '.charge of tula
Important v>o!rt mulVrwe Piave txhau.ted
It in every aeuul mat the wond m_> have
all the l.giu that it is possale to be
tnrown on this subject, ro; all we de?
elle is mat ine iiuin be tola.
?U.\t> Ur \ ????1?>8.
I am giKd to report that 1 find more
mier?si tauen in this organization of C-.n
feofciate suiia torougflOut tne aiate. Many
new ca., _; tue oc-en torrheu, and wnere
tver l i^.ve lisid inee^.r.gj with the vtt
eror.s. tt.at i\Lch a,d not have a camp
o? sons, ? leu papers in the hands of
tri?te taa.i prumiseu to orgai.ue at onc^.
Borne ot tr?ele ? Ki.ow have b=en icmed
ana trust ail will.
b?ioiers' Home?We must st.e thru this
lns^iuuun is malina.ned ai,d e Vii y etloii
be u.a.ue to buna up ti.d Support ? he
Home, it snouid te the duty ut tv ly
camp in Virginia to be aj huera) us i..oir
means will aa.mit to nelp um..tu ? H,ij
institution, una enlarge u it nicajsary.
ttiai w(s may Ur.c care of these grana
OiU soiti.oie in ttieir ??? o.-ys. it .s w.ui
great sorrow mat ? musi reiei here
to the death of our beloved L.end a..d
comrade. Mdjor N. V, Rundolpn. who as
Us pr?s.dent, cud so inucn tur ini. insti?
tution and ..oin?. ct tor tne good of ,t from
the- day h first opened u.in ? eie, ed t.om
the bui (Un:, or tins lue by ti.e H.gn and
M.gniy huicr ot the L'nive.so. ??a? be
rest in ^t^-v.?.
Badins Auxll ary and D&u??hter? of the
C?Mcnc'u.... ;..? v.'.it O? tuli nublo tB
BOCialion : . ??: eases, They are aiways
louKiiig aitir tho suffering and ki:,
both ot our comrades ai.d tnelr w.d .w?,
?t;u uuufii?i.? ... . .? ci w our eomiudt?i; |
ana, m fiiet, are a.,...?.; roauy to u. tisi ?
tue conieaera.10 vttu. In anytu ng we I
cad upon litera tu do, No t^.-l; ?? too |
halo tur tneai to unaertake foi us. Muy ?
God btest ??-? fi anu ... 01 tnem ? have
eucou.i.k'...j tu? tormina ol chapter;) of
Duu,,io.c> In my ?? t ?. ?.? caina* ti.ls
ye-r wiietiver ? found tbe> d.d in,? haw |
one, .?.. ...<?.-. so ? e i.a.e been to.mod ?
ai. ? hopi ..J. have by now.
NL_j,i c...?.. .;liir: WOMEN'S
? ?,-. ?? this ho.. ? over a year ago and
found II most worthy insututlon, and
r. ? ? .- ??'. .ru to. ihfi com- I
federate women >\..o aio
mi na not t hove homi ? of
? .... i tro t ??? campa In Vi. g. ?, a
!?.!,! aid thi ? ? ??? ? in, fur nono
w .' eli .;..:? ?... w ? mon,
It, ? Lee ? amp, No. 1- No coineuora >?
For High School boys, men's
styles, but with a dash and
snap to the cut, which belongs
Dash in and snap up one.
Suits from $7.BO to $16.00.
We've a young men's Depart?
ment here fop school and col?
lege young men.
MEN & BOYS' OUTFITTERS.
out feeling proud of the wotk done by this
noDlo body of veterans in collecting por?
traits of our off.cors and men. It is
a grand sight to behold and every Con
fociorato soldier and ills family visiting
Richmond should see this art gallery of
Confederates before leaving the c.ty. \\ e
thank the R. E. Leo Camp, No. 1, for
what thoy have done.
Boldiors' Monuments?I am glad to see
each year wo aro having orocted to tho
memory of our Confederato dead hand?
some monuments. This year 1 hud the
pleasure to be present nt the unveiling
of several. May the good work go on
until each county and city In Vhglnla
has erected ? shaft to commemorato the
gallant men who sacrificed all save holier
loi a causo thoy know to bo rlgnt. Wo
cannot pra.se our noble women ot Vir?
ginia too much for their great under?
UNi'i'ED CONFEDERATE VETERANS.
The thirteenth annual meeting of the
United coiueaerute Veterans, was hold
in Now Orleans, .May the Win, ??din, 2ut,
-Jd, U'.'S. 1 appointed the tollowing oek
gai.es and alternates to attend tins moot?
uelegates?George L. Christian. General
Stub. Boll.ng, Colonel Henry C. ivoiier,
Colonel jan.es Al, .\eal. Geneinl Mlcajuh
\\ nods, ??a^??- Smith.
Alternates?Major H. 11. Dickenson,
Captain George iv?. Kratz, Colonel ?. A.
Ire.-ion. Cuionel W. O. Moore. Captain
C. H. Leach and Colonel K. D. luna
1 am glad to report that all of these
wer,-? present at. New Orleans.
Monument t? President Davis?I under?
stand mat tlie uinus tor tnis monument
are now neatly au collected, and we are
under undying obligation to ino linked
Daughters ?x the uonieueracy who are
about to complete this great work.
.h/Uno-triaii c-Luiue?? aes.re to call your
attention to th? eu??scrihn statue soon to
tie erected m Kiunmond to that ganant
king,.t, Maj.'-Geh. .1. K. B. Stuart, who lo-t
his lite in the tieieii-se 01 Kiehinond, then
Hie. Capital ?? tne. cajiiteuoiacy. 1 l,o,.e
every camp in Virgin.a will cunt, ibate
liberally to tne tut.us now be.ng raised
lor tins moiuiniL.it. Ail out ve.erans
ou^ht to be prouQ to be able to conti loute
to mis fund; it matters not how l.Ule
ho can give;.all suouiu be able to say I
helped to uiiin that monument to ti.?
greatest cavalry leader known to tne
.My comrades. I have served you as
grand own/nairner to t..e best ot my abil ty
loi tne past year, with cod's 1??,< 1 nave
endeavored io uo my duty anu ho..e 1
nave succeeded: if noi, it ,s an error of
Hie neun ana not bl mo? neart.
Grand Commander Conieuerate Veterans
Qua'iu ERMASTER'S REPORT.
The report oi cjuarierrnasier-oeneral
Washington Taylor was submitted, show?
ing receipts to ine amount of i,>-lu.4U,
Hi?? camp at 5 o''cioek adjourned until
? ? o clock to-morrow morning.
The Son-? of Confederate Veterans held
.a brief session this afternoon. Com?
mander E. Leslie Spence, jr., presiding.
The credentials committee was named
and the Sons adjourned until 10 o'clock
In the morning.
.Ur.-i. A. J. Pyle and Miss Annie Reddy,
of Richmond, arrived this? evening and
will appear before the Grand Camp to?
morrow to request financial nid for tho
Home for Needy Confederalo Women.
GRAND CAMP NOTES.
Decidedly one of the most interesting
arid unique -chaarcters here Is Jefferson
Shields, of Lexington, who was Hton?
wall Jackson's man.
He sat on a front seat to-day, an a-^d
negro, decked from head to foot with
badges'; and carrying a huye cornstalk
"Seventy-nine years old, an' Jes as
spry ee a kitten," Is the way Jefferson
At adjournment for dinner tho old fcl
low rode to tne Warwick In a carriage
with Senator Daniel and General W. H,
Payne, both showing him every atten?
Excellent arrangements have been made
for music by Sheriff Emmelt W. Mil
stead, of the Sons of Veterans. There
are two local bands, und one of fifteen
I nieces here t>??? S leti. Vi.
To-morrow's parade will be a great one,
ar the veterans from Lee Camp are ex?
pected to bring another band with them,
Newport News la taking the molt ex?
cellent caro of tho veterans. All the local
Confederate organizations combined, and
Ore keening open houso at the corner of
Washington Avenue and Thlrtv-thrid
Street, where all who so desire can ob?
tain meals absolutely free,
THE MATTER OF PENSIONI?.
In presenting his report to-day Grand
Commander Macglll took occasion to pay
special attention to the matter of pen
Liens. II? pointed out tho Importance of
having Confederate veterans on tin? pen
rlon boards of the counties as a safe
Ho said that to his own knowledge de?
serter? from the Confederate army in the
past had drawn pensions,
"Instead of getting pensions, they should
starve," lie ?aid.
There was loud applause. The matter
of the pension laws passed by the Legis?
lature then capie up, and Colonel William
?ia?, of Louisa, took the floor.
"1 am nshttmed to own," ho said, "that
we can fc''t nothing from the Legislature,
I because member? of that body ura look
... t-?? -W- ? ?^^r- ???;?^??.^..?-^G??,?^p??.??.???|?^
w>ale Ten Million Boxes a Year?
BEST FOR THE. BG.WE7 S
Ing for votes-, and not. trying to do what
sl-otild be done."
General dissatisfaction was expressed
at the way much of the pension money
Is expended, but several expressed the
opinion that nothing can he. looked for
from the Legislature under present con?
Colonel William Kean, of Louisa. Is a
rnetnresquo figure In tho Grand Camp.
He takes active part In most ot the. de?
bates, nini maker ninny lime!}- sugges?
The work of Adjutant-General Thomas
Ellelt during tho year linn been univer?
sally commended, and the Grand Com?
mit ? dor niado special r?icrenoo to it In his
report. Commander Maegill has been one
of tho moM active Commandern Ilio camp
hat ever hud. He has personally visited
almost cvory section of the State, nnd
ninny good repul?s In the way of mrro
camps and readier contributions has re?
Notable figures hore are Colonel W. A.
Smoot, of Alexafldrla; Dr. J. William
Jones. General XV. ?. Payne. Colonel Tom
Smith (son of Extra Billy). Colonol Tom
Smith, of Suffolk, and others.
Tho attendance at the first session of
the Grand Camri tills morning was paid
to be the largest on a similar occasion In
Tho Grand Bivouac of the Crater Legion
win meet here at noon to-morrow.
The Sons of Veterans held an enthu?
siastic open meeting at tho Casino to?
night, presided over by Division Com?
mander E. Leslie Spcnce, of Richmond.
Governor Montagli?, Grand Commander
Maegill? and tho sponsors and maids of
honor were on the stage.
Commander J. E. B. Stuart, of J. E. B.
Stuart Camp, this city, delivered the nd
drtss of welcome, and It was responded to
by R. S. Blackburn Smith. Tho sponsors
and maids were presented by W. H. Sa te?
stant, Jr.,/and the reception response was
delivered by Hunter Boyd Gold.
Rev. J. W, Porter, D. D.. was tho ora?
tor of the evening, and his subject was
H. D. PERKINS.
STIRRING UP THE FARMERS
Have Chance ot W.nn'ng Prizes by
As a further Incentive to stimulate Vir?
ginia corn growers to make rv creditahlo
showing at the St. Louis Exposition, tho
Virginia Commission have decided to of?
fer ?120 ? premiums, ns follows: F.fty
dollars for tho best exhibit of corn from
any county, to consist of ten or moro
varieties of one hundred ears each: 5M
for the next best exhibit from any county,
of ten or more varieties, and $20 for tho
third best exhibit from any county, of ten
or more 'varletlos, and ?20 as before of?
fered, for the best one. hundred eats sent
In by any grower.
All corn competing will bo exhibited
under tho competitors nnmo, whether ?
prize winner or not, and all exhibits sert
in must be sent with tho. understand ng
that they are. to ,become the property
of tho commission for this purpose.
(Continued From First Page.)
money on the eve of tho election then ho
has made himself liable to a criminal
procedure and ban made himself ineli?
gible. It Is a charge more Incrimin?t-,
lug, more serious, he declared, than iny
thing In the evidence against Mr. Brauer,
? The demonstration from the Brauer ele?
ment in tho crowd, which was in the
majority, was something tremo.icous
when these words were utered by the
"little giant from Halifax." The ohe.p
were loud and long anil cons.dei ab.e ex?
citement prevailed for awh.le. Tho? pi,e,sj
were not read, but -Mr. Sands, as stateJ,
waved them in Ids hand under tho nose
of a man who was creating a good deal
of Todd capital. Meaiiwhli? lie declared j
that there were other slm lar amdavte
where, this one. came from and they j
would bo produced If. necessary. He
refused to give the name of the man who
signed tho affidavit, but lie a.lowed the
papers to bo copied. One 'of them''was
a letter from Mr, Todd, addressed to the
man in question:.
"Dear Sir,?a short time ago you bor?
rowed from me one dollar and a half
which you said you would return in a
few days. You have evidently forgotten
this and I dislike to call your attention
to It, but you would confer a favor by
giving it your-early attention.
"W. J. TODD."
This letter was dated on Sep.ember
?tli and was received on September 11th.
Then followed a statement from the
person In question; sworn to before it
notary of ??..Chmond. It reads as fol?
"Tho true facts are that Walter ,J,
Todd employed me to work for him and
use my Influence to secure votes (or him
at the primary election held on Septem?
ber 3, l?iXl, for which services he ag:eed
to pay me Hie sum of five dollars; the
dollar and one-half mentioned in the
above letter Is the amount he paid me In
advance; the remaining amount, three
and one-half, Is still due me by W. J.
Todd. W. J. Todd d d not loan me money
but actually paid it. to me for service*
10".be rendered him In said election.
"Witness my hand this 1'Jth day o?
Th? VU ef'i
About one hundred persone were gath?
ered around Glffert's Hull, In Bai.? '*
precinct, when the meeting was cai,ed
to order. Tho attendance was regarded,
as good for tre rn'.her thinly settled etc
tlon In wh eh It was held.
First among the speakers was Mr.
Bands, who. though Interrupted ficqumt
ly, managed to matte a fifteen-m iute
speech, at tho end of which hu precipl?
tuted the incident inferred to above.
He referred to the alleged statement or
Mr. Todd that he (Sands) had Hoalted the
State Committee with v/h.iite.y. To tlilr
statement he said* he had intended, to
pay no attention, but Mr. Todd had made
no movement toward correcting It. Ha
declared that there was no liquor of ?
consequence thorn, and that not a mem.
ber of the Slate Committee took a d.i,i?t.
For the next hour Senator Baiksdal?
kept thinks flying before him. li n first
words caught the crowd and through nls
entire speco)) he was glvun flattering
attention and a good deal uf upphri
The Brauer crowd literally yelled I self
hoarse ns he proceeded, if? dindi sed
the situation ulong the linn ho proceeded
Ihe evening before, ?mil added a number
o? new things, He ugaln flayed the Com
ty Committee, unii declared (but It Was
furnishing aid and comfort lo tho re?
publican party; that It was put win In
it* notion! that it wus a creature liyhg
to indicate to its creatori,that in defying
tit?: Slate Committee It had p'a?ed I self
outside the pale of the party; that it bad
IIMPlf violated the. Barksdalo law ??|????,
aller It liad decided that Bruner iv?
fullty. It failed to ? all a lew piliu.ty,
end Instead gave? the certificate to its
own candidate, Walter J. Todd.
To this latter gentleman, and to Mr.
Hechler as well, be aluO paid his respoo.e.
Mr. Barkiidale appealed to (ne vote s to
Maud by the party. He ridiculed the ?vi?
dence upon which the County Commit tie
found Brauer gu'lty, end upon whlnh.
?oui* Ot the 6uu? Cuinmltten found ?. in
trulli Kb The State Committee h?d never
THOUSANDS HAVE ??????
TROUBLE ID DON'T KNOW IT
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through neglect or other causes, kidney trouble is permitted to
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Your other organs may need attention?but your kidneys
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If you are sick or "feel badly," begin i.aking Dr. Kilmer's
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Tlie mild and Immediate effect of Dr.
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iind bladder remedy, is soon realized. It
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Swamp-Root will set your whole sys?
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M East IStttb St.. Npvr York City. .
Deor gir: Oct. 15th. 1802.
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trouble. All Symptoms ?vere on band: my
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oonld biirdly draft myself along. Kien my
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ot your medicine, aj-sertiiu: that your flwauip? ?
Itoot In purely regcuble, and doe? uot t'outuln
?iiy hirmful drug?. I am seventy year? and
fuur-uioutbs old, and with a good conscience 1
call recommend Swump-jipot to all t<uiferers
from kidney troubles. Four member? of my
family lfa've bum using SV.-amp-l'.oot for four
. different kidney -.dleiivea, with the sani? goud
. resulM. ..? > itt - - . I
"V.'ltb many taiilia (,? :?"?a. ' remain, .
"Very tr)ii;e> yi-urs'. ' !
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sent freo by mail; postpaid,' by which
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day. smarting or irritation in passing,
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If your water, when allowed to romaJn
undisturbed In a glass or bottle for
twenty-four hours, forms a sediment or
settling or has a cloudy appearance, It
is evidence that, your kidneys and blad?
der need Immediate attention.
Swamp-Root in tho great discovery of
Dr. Kilmer, tho eminent kidney and
bladder specialist. Hospitals use it with
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severe cases. Doctors recommend it to
their patients and use It In their own
families, becauao .thoy . recognize 'In
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In bottles of two slzcn and two prices
fifty cents and ono dollar. Remember
the name, Swamp-Root, Dr. Kilmer's
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hainton, N. V., on every bottle.
EDITORIAL NOTICE.?If you have the slightest symptoms of kidney or
bladder trouble, or If there Is a trace of it In yotu? family history, send at onco
to Dr. Kilmer &. Co., Blnghamton, N. Y., who will qjadly send you by mail, Im?
mediately, without cost, to you, a sample bottle of Swamp-Root .and a book con?
taining many of the thousands upon thousands of testimonial letters received
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erous offer in The Richmond Daily Times-Dispatch.
before been known to be unanimous, but
It was unanimous' here. '
F.oo- ? -? ghf.
As Indicated already, Mr. Barksdaie
received an ovation. At times every
sentones was cheered to the e.cho. He
was followed by Mr. Jamos R. Russell,
wno inn do a brief argument for me
supremacy of the State Committee and
for the? election of Brauer.
The meeting closed about 10 o'clock!
In the fame spot next Monday night
will be held a Todd rally.
To-niuht Congressman H. D. Flood
and Mr. Barksdaie will speak at a meet?
ing to bo held at Chestnut Hill. The
ladles have been Invited and a big
athering is expected. At the same
timo a Todd meeting -will be held In
Liesfiold's Hall In; Shurnakc-'e preclpct.
Yc? \au Fjv.r t>itu ?ion.
(By Associated Press.)
LAREDO, TEX., Oct. 28.-A heavy rain
last night has complicated tne yellow
fever situation hde. The officiai bulle?
tin to-day shows the following results:
New onset., ??; deaths, 5; total cases to
ante, JtO; total deaths. 51.
D. T. Roy, Superintendent of the Miner?
va mines, was stricken to-day. Condi?
tions are bad at Monterey, There wen,
five de.uhs and six cases there lasl **..n
day, and ten dentili and six cases on
Oi rated on for Appendicitis.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
STAi ? 11,?, VA-, Oct. ?8.-Dr. J. Shel
ton Ho ?ley, of Richmond, came to
Stallinoli yesterday evening, mid lust,
night operated on Mr. Frank Weade nt
the King's Daughters Hospital for ?|>
ponjutt.i Hvw pattimi Is doing very
well tnis morning, and tho Doctor left
to-day lor Richmond.
-?-??? " : ?. bra
/? ho--s cave H' me."
(Special to The Tlmos-D 6patch.)
CHAxtuOl'l^SViLLE, VA.. Oct. 28.
"Wijst Culms," the picturesque home of
tho younij authors, ?. B. Boone and
Kenneth Brown, situated near the Uni?
versity of Vlrgnla, line been lea ed by.
Its owniMs for the next two years.
Mr. Bonne goes to Italy, whore lio will
study art, while Mr. Brown will go to
New York to continuo his literary work.
-? ? ' .... ? ' - -
John Wil lams.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
N'Olir ?,.? ? ?., Oct. 2S.--.Mi'. John
Williams died in tin? city Hi's ntoriiliitj
at Ids home, Du was u native of i .In?
cesa Anne county,! but had resillad In
Norfolk for forty years. During the
Civil War ho was in ??<> , Confederale
aimy, serving with M aliono s Brigade,
iv is. C. V. r arm n.
(Special to Tim Times-Dispatch.)
UTA ? Md.S, VA., Oct. 28,-Mi'H. Caro?
line V. ilaiinan, widow of the ate Colo
net Michael q, Hurmtui, d.ed last ng u
at tin. residence of !'<"' ai"!? C"J .
ix wie Barman, on t?outli Market blruot.
JOHNSON.--bled, et tua r*?laeace 9t^tMt>
Und. ?. ali S.uth Uwe[ktttou hl ,tue ? Ulf,
Ihlro x-ai ot her ????? M.WtO^HlT AL1Eh
Moni ?If? et John C. ?b*ioa. * Bh?
l?itt> bMtUf? tor Uli??????, ene ?uugb Ur.
Mi-i. ti ii ii.vui,. Mild ?W.1? Mutter MUmM
? J ta?i,"/. luiT?ani? reUtl.*? and MU?|S
Rlrtirv.nd und M?neb?st?T te oioarii tb.*lr k<t.
1 fuoirsl notice In Iridai'? P*v*r.
?? THE AQUEDUCT
Horse Which Finished First1
Dii.qudi.fied. and Cne Who
Kan Last Placed Thlid.
(By Associated Prejs.)
NEW YORK. Oct. ?.--Tho most com?
plicated afluir in the histoty of un east?
ern race track, occurred alvei' the running
of the last race at Aqueduct to day.
fctoi'.?wau, Oarsman anu i-'uyiio lin.h.ied
heads apart, but Redtein, r.d?ng Oars?
man; claimed a foul, asserting that lie
hud been bumped. He was followed by
Hlggliis, on Pay no, who also mace
clami of Imenei enee. After deliberation
tho judges and stewards d.s-iua.JHed
Stonowaii and placed Oarsman fi. st,
Payne second and nod Hlin.ird, w. o ran
last Ilio ou tiro distance and was beaitni
twelve lengths, third. Akoja, wtio, it Is
cliilmed, caused tho trouble, Iln.shel
fourth, but was disqualified; and Stjultl.
the fifth horse, was comp.etely over.ooii
ed in the placing.
Two track records were broken to-day.
Emergency, who won . the Belle Roi>?
stakes, clipped a fifth of a second off the
old mark for five furlongs, while Lord
Badge reduced the mile to 1:10 ;-5. Sum?
First race?handicap, six and a half
furlongs?Merry England, (13 to 5) first,
C?nftftJon (d to 1) second Ico Watar
CI'to. 1> third. Tme, 1:212-5, ..'.
. Second race?six furlongs?Wot an '(?? to
5) first, Flammulla (? to 1) ?eco d, Re?
liance (v to 1) third. Time, 1:14 4-5.
Third race?one mile?Lord Badge (3 to
1) first, Hello (5 to 1) second, Coknsay
(16 to 1) third. Timo, 1:40 3-5.
Fourth ruce?tho Belle Rose, five frr
longs?Emergency (5 to 1) first, For Luck
(I) to 10) second, Monet (15 to 1) th.rd.
Timo, 1:00 4-5,
Fifth ruco?soiling, mio inllo and a fur
long-Wild Pirate (7 to 5) llrst, jllgbi mi?
ni- (12 to I) second, Eth'cs (5 to 1) third.
Sixth race?onn mile?Oarsman (1 to 5i
first, Payne (H to 1) second, Bob rillllard
(25 to i) third. Timo, 1:42 1-5.
? ?-??' ? ? ? .
Wa t etter Servie,
There, is suld lo bo considerable agna?
tion In favor of bettor car service by
the citizens nimm the lino from Twenty,
ninth and ? Streets to Seven l'Ine-, and
thev have brought tho mutter to tlio ut
tont'on (if the compuny's officials, The
latter declino to discuss the subi, et, bul
it In suld that straight shiBlo fare und
bettor car? aro among the things asked.
?lwaye Remember fche .jjAJjig*
axatiye ??^2 Q,u,nm?
Ifjur?s ?Cold laOne Day, Cripto ? Dey?
\%rtrv%^i> ixw? aso
Lou Dillon Sots New World
HER SPEED WAS TERRIFIC
Mare Went So Fast that Sho Flashed
Unaer Wire Abroaet of Hor Pace
Makof? Monk and Equity Go
Mile In 2:08.
(By Associated Press.)
MEMPHIS. TfciiNi>? uet. 28.?Tho
eight-day mooting of the Memphis trot?
ting meeting was brought to a fitting
doso this iiftornoon with tho breaking
of two addltlunal world's trotting tec
orde. Lo?T .Ullion, Mr. Billings' chain?
plon trotter, driven by hor ownor, wont
u mile to a wason In two minutes flat,
cutting a aocond and threc-qu?r?ere from
tho previous record made by herself,
and the Monk and Equity, driven by Mr.
liu. \ ,j, their owner, luwoted the worid s
troti?iig rocord of 2:00. 1-4 for the mtio
to poio to 2; OS.
The performance of Lot! Dillon in the
mile trial to wagon was even ?????
.spectacular tnan ino trial agamst tune
lueL buturuay, when si,? ncriuualed a
tritio in libe 1-2. Tho trial to-day was
niudd with the customary two runners
to set the puco, and the forwurd sulWy
carried a wue uust bcrcen, as me im, ?es
drew nodi? the lust eighth poi? the speed
of the lituo mare WtiH ho terrific that Mr.
Billings drew hor from behind tho for?
ward suhty, driven by Hoc Tanner, and
the finish wat> made In a drive with tho
two runners alongside of the trotter,
and all three horses flashing under tna
wire the batest noses apart. Tho start
was mado on tho first trial ?mil tho quar?
ter was reached In 29 1-2 seconds, the
half In 5!) 1-4; three quarters In 1:20 1-2,
and the mile In exactly two minutos.
The spectators gave (he gpocdy Utile
maro u great demonstration.
The Monk and Equity; driven by Mr.
Billings, went a mile In easy fashion
to tho pole In 2:08, with a single runner,
driven by Doc Taancr, to ?el the pace.
At the quarter tho time was caught In
i!2 1-4: t'ne half was made In 1:04; three
quarters In 1:80 and the rullo hi 2:08.
2:11 trot; mile dash; purso, $40O? Queen
"VYilkes first, Eyllno second, Porto Rico
third. Time, 2:10 1-4.
2:20 trot; purse, $400?Anna Gay won
In two straight heats: Grocery Maid srac
ondv Declare third. Beat lime, 2:17 1-4,
2:17 trot; purse, $400; mile dash?Hugh
Tynnc first. Empire Wllkes second.
2:00 pace; purse, $1,000?Cascade won
In two straight heats: Hal Chaftln sec?
ond, Stranger O. third. Best time,
2:11 pace; half mile dash; puree, $400?
Mary Anna first, Angus l'ointer sec?
ond. Minnie Christy third. Time, 1:01 S-4.
2:11 trot; half mile dash; purse, $400?
Queen "Wllkes first, Porto Rico second,
Austin Boy third. Time, 1:02 1-4.
Racing at Cinch.nil!,
(By Associated Press.1 . .
?-INOX."?.ATI, O., Oct. 2S.-Rtsults at
First race?six furlongs?Lovable (7 to
1) ? ? st, Gold F.ndor (7 to 1) second, bt.
Wood (15 to 1) third. Time. 1:15.
Second tact? soven furlongs?Araerine (5
to 1) first, Ch ckadee (7 to 2) second,
l.ady of the West (Id to 1) third. Time,
Third race?steeplechase, handicap,
short course?Vva Moe (6 to 5) first, Gal?
ba ?7 to 5) second. Itacltlara (10 to 1)
thl d. time. &04 1-2.
Fourth race?five furlongs?Rhyl (5 to
1) first, Oudon (5 to 3) second. Henry
Lyons (7 to I) third, lime. 1:02 1-2.
Filth race?otto mile?cercai til to 5)
first, Flora Bright (7 to 2) second, John
Lou.ter (S to 1) third. Time, 1:43 1-2.
S.xth race?six furlongs?Amorous (10 to
1) first, F.rst AlUiTiPl ?6 to 6) second,
flying Girl (0 to 1) third. Time, 1:36.
R le s at Clic-'go,
(By Aasoctated Presa,)
CHICAGO, ILL., Oct. ?.-Results at
First race?seven furlongs?Big Ben (I
to ?) first, Floral Wreath (50 to 1) sec?
ond. Alfredo (3 to 1) third. Time, 1:26 2-5. (
?Second race?one mile?Blue M.nt (0 ti
1) first. James J. Corbett (30 to 1) sec
and. Pronta (2 to 1) third. Time. 1:41.
Third race?mile and a quarter?Tan
cred (7 to 2) first. El Ghor (11 to 2) sec?
ond, ? lef (9 to 5) tnlrd. Time, 2:06 4-5.
Fourth race?six furlongs .-- Ilia m
Wright (7 to 10) first, Palm Ruater CO to
1) second, Aggie Lewis (10 to f>) third,
? ime. 1:13.
Filth raco-vne mflo and seventy yards
?Sydney C. Love (13 to 20) first. Gregor
?. (4 to 1) second, Stuyve (9 to 1) third.
Time, 1:43 1-5.
Sixth race?nix and a half furlongs-?^
Lodos (3 to 1) first. Goodman (12 to I)
second, Zyra (3 to 1) third. Timo, 1:21.
'? " ?
Board of ?so o s. .r?
(Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.) '.
GREENViLLE, ?. C'.. Oct. 2S.-Th6
Cluls'lan Woman's Board of Missions for
the. State of North Carolina convened in
annua, session here to-day.
The exorcises were begun by a praise
service by tlie president; Mr*. .1. 13.
Jones, of Wilson, followed by a speech
of welcome by Mrs. II. L. Coward, of
Greenville. This was responded to by
Airs. Carr c Crawford, of Klnston. Tho
p:es|dent then followed In a splendid ad?
dress, giving a hlslo y .of the work and
out lining plans for tho future.
Tho rtports of th? secretary, treasurer
and Btato organizer were, next given.
A recitation, "Why Our Auxiliary Did
Not Disband," won given by M.sa Mary
Kilpatrick, of Klnslon.
Committees 'were appointed for fiittun
work, for. young people, for enrollment,
r?r literature, and for auditing.
Miss Anna Howard, of Klnston, read
a paper on '.'Tho Twentieth Century ?\?
mtiii's God-Given Opportunity,"
"The Heavenly Song" was rendered In
? beautiful manner by Miss Annie Joy
ner, of Farmvllle.
To Clear Wat r.
Mr XV. R, Chlpman, of Now York, In
veii'or of tho Boheme to clear water by
ol.'ctrlclty, will givo a nruutleal demon?
stration of Ids work ut .tho University
foli??,? of Medicino at 8:30 o'clock to?
night. Dr. .1. Allison Hodges will pre
Bldo and prominent business men and city
illlcl?ls will bo present.
Af er Delirqtr nts.
\ long list of t?nmes of delinquent tax?
payers will lo presented to, tho grand
Jurv on Monday, those on tho list hav?
ing failed to pay thor taxes, us required
bv law. The list Will Includo those who
have failed to pay both city nnd Stute
license tuxes. ? '
v\ ostern Un'on Fir?1.
Tho flro in tho local offices of tho
Western Union Telegraph Company ear
Iv yesterday morning cau'od u dum
a'ge of about $250 and Inconvenienced the
office and Its patrons somewhat In the
temporary derangement of its call sys?
tem. Tho damage was repaired yester?
day and by to-day th? service will be
READING. PA.?At today's national
session of the Convention of the Patriot o
Order of Am er cans, F. W. Alexander,
Oak Grove. Va., vas elected national
THE STORY OF
Fifty years ago
sn eminent special
1st prescribed Fath?
er John's Mid ene
for the late Rev.
Fr. John O'Brien.
Of Lowell, Mass,,
by whom It wns
rocomn. ended and
from whom It de
r.ved Its name. It
Is not a patent med?
icine and Is free
from opium, mor?
phine or poisonous
drugs or weaken ? g
stimulants Ir tiy
form such ns the majority of patent prep
nrutlonr. depend upon for tne.? ???,.,??...??
?Keel, art! which aio, dangerous?you are
warned against them, it makes flesh
and strength an?) builds up the body. Pre?
vent? pnoumoii.a ar.tl consumption. Cures
bronchiti!?. Bsti??A und all throat and
lung troubl?e. Guaranteed. Father John'?
Medicine is for naie by Owens Ai Minor
Drug tro., 1007 East Matt) Street! C tv
Dru? Store, 1-144 East Main Street: P, o
pie's Drug Btorn. 8M0 Wllllamsbure Ave?
nue; Northslde Pharmacy. 001 Nortn Fi ti?
Street: Pino-Street Phnrmacy. 3j4 South
Pino Street: East Pharmacy, 2C01 Vonalne
Defeated Middles in Well
Played Gama of Fool-Bail.
Boysrfrom Georg> own Played a Better
Game All Around, and Scora of
Twelve to Five Was Fortunately
Small lor Sailors.
(Spoetai to The Tlmes-Dispatcn.j
AN'NAPOLIS, MD., Oct. 28.?Th? Mid
uhlpmcn were fortunate not to loea to.
day's foot-ball game against Georgetown
by a larger score than 12 to 5, for the
visitors wero stronger and faster and
played belter foot-bail In every wuy ex?
cept, perhaps. In holding on to the? bad.
Tho Georgetown lino was stronger, but
the.} groat superiority was ?u tillad
swift and powerful bocks. No occupait
of the halt-back s positions that has uecn
seen here this season has approached t e
showing made by Joe RelUy to-day.
Hart, at right liait, and Marte.le, at full,
made a splendid interference for their
runners and were ufcfU tu great advant?
age to carry tho ball themselves, the let?
ter particularly In tho second half.
Georgetown showed ?\ variety of play?
that was pleasant to watch after the mo?
notony which has been brought ab ut
by the fear of breaking some of this
season's new rules. Their most effective
play was a variado not the uuubui puss.
In which one of the backs, seem ngly
about to be tack'ed, would pass the ball
to another running In tho same direc?
tion, but beyond the Navy tae-klers. ThU
play was "worked 'between Hart and
Rell|y In either direction. It wag car?
ried out with great accuracy and as
either back wa? entirely to" swift for tho
Mdshlpmeii, the ploy generally gained
.from fifteen.to thirty yards.
"?.'-Georgetown's work In running: the end
playe was el*o cr.'ectlve and Cirro G?
work In carrylnc the ball from his ? ??
tion In the line recalled that of Ernst, of
the .Lafayette eleven. The line-up was
Georgetown. Position?. Annapolis.
Kernan? .left end. Howard
Carroll .,.left-tuolile..Rees, McKlnr.ey
Rourko .left guard.Smith, Rees.
Magulre .center?Goss, McCl ntle
Mahoney .right guard. Oak
Edmonstoo .right tackle. Pl?re >i
McC'krdy .r'.-jht end. Soul (Cipt)
McGetllgcn ...quarter back... Needham.
Rellly .left half back_Root, Decker
Hart .right half back..Strassburger
Mortelle .fullback? HUlsey. Keo'na
Touclidowns?Bellly. Hart and ijalsey.
Coal.'-; from touchdowns?Carroll 2. Be
feree?Prof. Paul Dashicl!. of the Naval
Academy. Umpire,?Mr. Okeson, of Le
hlgli. Time of halves, 23 and M m ?utes.
Sou hin R'ilwiv N?ws.
General-Ma nacer C. H. Ackert, of tho
Southern Railway, In a circular just Is?
sued, announces tliu transfer from the
Aslievllln division to the Charlotte di?
vision ?G the following l?nea: Sill?bury.
?. C. to Norwood, N\ C; Union Copper
L? m >er Pla->t Bu-? d,
(Special to The Tlrnes-Dlspatch.)
BHisTOL, TEN'N., Oct. liS.-The lum?
ter plant of W. ?. ,McCain and Com?
pany, at Neva, Johnson county, Tenti.,
burned this morn.ng. Loss, ?3J.MJ0: par?
tially insured. A large quantity of lum?
ber was soiled from burning.
(Continued From First Page.)
kill both. It Is said he occasionally beat
Miss Bechtel severely.
Tho Bechtel family sided with ?ckstoin,
Welsenborg was not allowed to enter in?
Police Sergeant Knattss returned to Al.
lentown from New -York to-day with
Weisenberg. Tho latter gave a detailed
statement of his movements since Sun?
day, which are corroborated fill y. H?
had not seen the girl sine? Sunday *???
nlng; then he met her by appointment < ?
one street corner when she had Just left
Eckstein at the next corner, The po tc?
Incline to the belief that tho girl was not
a way from homo on Monday; that ?
family row occurred over tho girl's sup.
posed duplicity to Eckstein and her nt?
taohnient for Welsenborg; that a blow
was struck in anger which may have
boon more severe than was Intended, nnfl
that thei mother's story Is an Inven?
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