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I (The Petersburg Democrats Will
f Rally io the Support of
j, Parker and Davis.
IGOOD WORK BY THE POLICE
IfEdward Camp Arrested After
Long Evading the Authori
. tie&?Fisher-Gould Suit.
(Bpftoial toTheTImes-Dlspateh.)
PETERSBURG. VA.. July ll.-The
Democracy of Petersburg are a?aln cor
.'Mlally united In harmonious support of the
, ?t. Louis ticket and platform, and the
? course of our distinguished senators and
*>lher representatives In the National Con?
tention receives universal approval.
Hon. h, D. Yarrell, who Is registered
at The Chesterfield, expresses himself as
most confident of the success of his con
sre>*Ional candidacy, HIb advocacy of
a protective policy for local products Is
gaining for him many friends among the
tobacco, peanut And lumber men of the
district.
Captain Ragland and his capable as
distant*, of the Petersburg police force,
have finished anolher most successful
pl^ce of detective work In the arrest of
the negro. Edward Camp, who on April
Jlth, It was alleged, stole a watch from
another negro, William Thomas, at the
ealoon of Willis Gilliam, on Old Street.
Camp has heretofore eluded capture, but
mas finally run down and arreHted. The
case was called In the Mayor's Court this
morning and sent on for trial at the next
term of the Hustings Court.
FOR NEW BUILDINGS. ,
The special board of; directors of the
Central State Hospital held an adjourned
meeting'at- that Institution to-day, when
? contracts wore awarded for the four new
bu!ldlngs--a ward for female patients,
an Industrial shop, a building for em-'
ployes, and a chapel. All members of
the board were present?Colonel L. W.
(Lane, Jr., of Williamsburg, State Com?
missioner of Hospitals, chairman: Messrs.
Jtobort Gilliam, of Petersburg; Julius
fctraus, of Richmond, and O. D. Bachelor,
ef Newport News.
The contracts were awarded as follows:
J3ulldlng for female patienta, 111,977;
building for colored employes, $10,984; as
?enibly hall. *4,?3.. all to G. B. Keeler
and Son, of Petersburg; Industrial shop,
$2,027, J. T. Nuckols, Richmond.
The board appointed as internes Drs.
Driver, Augusta county; J. N. Mason.
Louisville, Ks'? recently graduated from
IL'nlverslty of Virginia; W. F. Rivercomb,
iticrhliind county.
Hon. William E. Cameron, who has
benri quite 111 for some time.- has suffi?
ciently recovered to go to Old Point for
a 'few days.
FISHER-GOULD SUIT.
Argument in the Flcher-Gould suit will
??be resumed on.Wednesday morning. .When'
Mr. Ezra Tiittlo. of N?'W, Vork,' represent?
ing the plaintiffs, will ppeak. The case
.will probably.continue for several days,
** after Mr. Tuttle, Messrs. Henry W.
(Anderson and Frank W. Christian, of
-(Richmond,- are. to speak for the Goulds,
while Mr. Richard B- Davis will close
!for tho plaintiffs.
This case Is attracting widespread In?
terest and attention, and Is being argued
by some ot the ablest legal authorities
In Virginia.
The following districts have been as?
signed to the three city physicians; Dr.
(Hoy. First and Second Wards; Dr. Shlp
gen. Third and Fourth Wards; Dr. Jones,
(Filth and Sixth Wards.
Rev. D'r. Evans, of Richmond, preached
?t Grace Church yesterday.
STRUCK BY A NEGRO.
HMr. James Trice Knocked Sense?
less, But Will Recover.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch,)
ETNA MIDLS, VA., July 11.?James
ffrice, who was knocked senseless by
0ohn Ruflln,-* young'negro, Saturday
about 12 o'clock, has recovered sufficient?
ly to know he Is out of danger. Mr..
Trice Is the general manager of the
large "Hays" plantation. He had trouble
with this man, who would not work, and
discharged the lft-gro, who crept from be?
hind and dealt him a terrific-blow over,
the head. "Ruffin escaped.
Thomas Burton S'ncad, attorney at law.
iwho has been 111 with, typhoid fever, Is
much, better, .
Rev. Dr. J. W. Porter, of Newport
Kcwt, has consented to.assist Rev. H..A.
Willis In a protracted meeting at Hebron
Baptist Church,-to commence the Second
Sunday In August.
LAUGH CAUSES TRAGEDY.
ijDrant Bachelor Shot Through
Body by Dave Freeman.
(Special to The Tlmes-DlHpatch.)
SUFFOLK, VA.. July. H.-On Saturday
ripnt, In Jericho. Va., Grant Bachelor
was shot entirely ' through the. body by
Dave Freeman. The ball pierced the left
lung'. Bachelor's condition Is critical.'
IBoth are colored. ?
The cause of the shooting is apparently
vory trivial. Freeman Is Bald to have
become Incensed nt Bachelor because of
his laugh, which Is singularly loud, dis?
cordant and almost hysterical and uncon?
trollable, Freeman is said to havo taken
Bachelor's laugh, which was Jocular in
'Intent, as derisive. ,
COTTON MILLS SHUT DOWN
, . FOR WANT OF WATER
(Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
ETTRICK, VA., July ll.-The stream*
(ire very low, and tho Swift Creek Cotton
Why Not Save oney?
READ THESE PRICKS:
Sour Plcklea, nation..25e
Laro? Juicy Lemons, do?n.12o
Lien Coffee, 1Mb papers.11c
Best American Granulated Sugar, A\Ar
pound.^*W"
Son Toft Root Beer, makes five gal?
lons. .oc
3 pound* California Peaches for.25e,
Arbuckie'a Arlosa Coffee, lb.1H4C
Enamellne Stove Polish, box.?c
Early June Peaa, eah.96
Small California Hama, pound ,...9Vi
2 bexea Beat Concentrated Lye for....86
? its White A Sugar for.2So
Country Jowls, pound.-.8c
Freah Country Butter, lb.,.18o
Beat City Meal, per pack.18o,
or, bushel.70c
Quart Maaon Jara Vanilla Syrup.loo
Beat Creaivi Cheese, 2 lbs for.26o
Canned Tomatoes, large cans....7o ?
New Clipped Herrlnga, 3 doien for...256.
Good Lardt pound.So,
Quart Jara Home?Made Sweet Plek?
lea.I.?.'^?
Qlbion, XXXX, Mt. Vernon, Oaear
Pepar Old Branda Whlakey, bottle..75e.
8-lb Jara Home-Made Preserves.186.
Blackberry or Catawba Wine, quart 12c.
Ginger Snapa or Soda Craokera, lb....4^6
?alt Pork, par pound.7*
Smithfield Hama, pound..,.15o
Blacking and Scrub Bruahea.Sc.
e bara Octagon Shaped 8oap for.25c.
Good Oreen or Mixed Tea, lb.30e
Pure Cider Vinegar, gal.20c
Freah Bologna Sauaage, pound.........'/o
Matchea. per ddten.4c
Worcester Sauee, bottle.8c
Tomato Cataup, bottle.8c
Duffy'* Malt Whlakey, per bottle. ...80c
S. ULLMAN'S SON,
Downtown Storea, 1820-1822 Baat Main
Street. Uptown Store, 606 Eaat Mar?
shall Street
'Phone* at eur two Stors*.
Mill has been shut down for want of
water.
During*' the Interim the management
will utilize the opportunity To heighten
and Improve their dam. The mill will be
Idle, a week or two; though they "ay It
la crowded with t'ruah" orders for the
The wagea of operative* at the Poca
hontu* Cotton Mill will bB cut ten ,ier
cent, from about August ilrBt.
UP WITH THE TIME.
Large Clock to be Put Over the
Courthouse at Chatham.
(Special To The TImes-Dlspateh.)
CHATHAM./VA.f July ll.-The Town Coun?
cil In meeting Friday evening concurred with
the county authorities In purchasing a town
clock at a com of several hundred dollars.
The clock will be placed on top of the court?
house, fronting on Main Street.
Rev. Charles B. Elmore left on Saturday
for. his new field at Oraham. to which he
goes at the protest of his congregation here.
His new field In much larger than tjie one
he hns Just left. .' .
A' water tower more than sixty reet in
height la being erected at the Chatham
Episcopal Institute. The tower, will be pro?
vided with a. tank of several thousand gallons
capa^ltv for general purposes and fire fight?
ing, which will fill' a much needed want at
the Institution.' _ . . .
The remains of Mrs. G. T. Crawley, who
passed away at her home here Friday, were
laid to rest Saturday afternoon In the family
cemetery near Ray. .
Misses Myrtle ? and .Olenn Marshall, of
Kadlsh, are visiting Miss Linda. White. .
Mr. and Mrs. James Purnell. Jr.. of Illl
nona,' Mlas., are visiting Judge and Mrs.
James li. Tredway. parents of Mrs. Furnoll.
CAR WAS'BURNING.
Crew Had to Work Hard to
Saye 'Train From Catching.
(Special To The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
TtOXBUUY, VA., July -11.?There was wit?
nessed ' here ,thls morning an unusual scene
when the local freight pulled In here with
one of Its cars ablaze. Engineer Cox and
Conductor Robinson, with tnelr crow, did some
quick work In extinguishing the burning car.
EITorti were 'made to ? subdue the raglnc
flames, but oil proved fruitless, and the
car with Its load of railroad tlea was left
to the mercy of the flames, and nothing
remains hut the Iron and a heap of ashes.
Detective* from Richmond arrested : here.
Saturday three young hnHos and took, them
back to Richmond TialTflCwed. Ko Information
was; given; other than that the men were
beating their way 4?Tar frleglrt. - .
The Pel 1 Telephone Company have a largo
force of men here clearing down the right o?
way to Newport News.
Mr George Mountcastle, a prosperous
trucker. Is the first one in this section to
have.ripe melons. They are very fine.
KNOCKEDnOFF train.
Flagman Turner Knocked Off in
Tunnel and Fatally Injured.
(Special to The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
BLUEFIEIDD, W. VA., July 1L?Blare
Turner, flagman on the Pocahontas di?
vision of the Norfolk and Western Rail?
way, was knocked off hla.train last night
In Big Bull tunnel, anu ha4 his skull mash?
ed Turner's train ran three miles before
the members of the crew missed him.
They went back nnd found him and hla
lantern In the tunnel. ' He was brought
he-e to-day and Is still unconscious and
will die. He has been married about two
month*,
months.
?
Martha Jefferson Sanatorium
Opened.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
CHARUOTTESVILUE, VA.. July ll.
The newly erected Martha Jefferson San-,
itorlum, an Incorporated Institution, the
conception of seven physicians of this
olty, was opened to the general public
on yesterday afternoon. The following
constitute the officers and management:
Dr. J.Hamilton Browning, president; Dr.
Hugh T. Nelson, vice-president; Dh Hal
sled S. Hedges, secretary; Mr. Fred W..
Twyman. treasurer; Miss Mamlo M.
Fletcher, superintendent.''
The sanilorlum Is a spacious four-story
building, situated at the corner of High
Street and I.ooust Avenue; The capacity
of the hospital Is for the comfortable
?reception and care of twenty-five pa?
tients.
*
Wedding at Front Royal.
(Special To The Tlmes-DIapatch.)
FRONT HOTATv, VA.. July ll.-The mar?
riage of Miss Mary Agnes Crudden to Mr.
James Francis Purcell, took place In the
Catholic Church here to-day, Rev. Htl.r
Keefrey, of Winchester, Tierformed the cere?
mony. Tho bride is a daughter of Mr. Frank
Crudden; foreman of the Caraon Elmo Works,
nt. Rlverton, The groom lasa young business
man of I.uray.
ECZEMA
SETS THE SKIN ON FIRE.
t No disease causes so much bodily discomfort, or itches;
burns and stings like Eczema. It begins often with a
alight redness of the >kin, followed by pustules or blis?
ters from which a gummy, sticky fluid oozes, which dries
and scales off or forms bad looking sores and scabs. It
appears on different parts of the body, but Oftenest upon
the back, arms, hands, legs XHmr glr?_i ft0i it my dutjrto write and let
and face, and is a veritable you know wbat s. B. B, ha* done for me. ihm
tnrment at times esoecirtllv euffer*d with Obronto Eoiepi for over fifteen
torment at times, espe^iaiy. y9?a ??,? ?ar* apent a g-raat deal of money try.
at night or when overheated, fn* to aetourad. Hm? ???<? ?????? and.waabta
The. raiKe nf Fc???ma in a nnd different kinda of blood, medicine, bare baen
ine cause oitczeraa is a fi?ud by the bait doctor* in tb* city, but oould
too acid C O n d 11 i 0 n of the i, "t ?et rillef jfcy >?' wna in ? tnrribly* condition
not vet r*llef, My lea wm iu a vorrioitr cuuuiwuu
blood. The terrifying itch- *^-$g?fl? VoVl&xS^^y^
ing and burning are produced !nyl? or any other pert of my body I f**]Ha*
by the overflow through the ? new man. > ? T??u M?* *?
"glands and pores of the skin aaoi Thom..Bt? Bt. Loui*.Ko. ?
?f the fiery poisons with which the blood-current is overloaded. While e*.
ternal applications, such as washes, soaps, salves
and powders are soothing and cooling, they do opt
. enter into the blood itself or touch the real cause of
I. the disease, but S, S. S. does, and purifies, enriches,
_ f and strengthens the thin acid blood and cleanses the
geperal system, when the skin clears off and Eczema and all its terrifying
symptoms disappear. Book on the Skin and its diseases free, No charge
lor medical advice. r?jr SWIFT SPECIFIC CO., ATLANTA, GA.
MADSTONE
EFFICACIOUS
Used -by Miss Sallie Hewitt,
Who Was Bitten by a
Rabid Dog.
CHICKEN WITH FOUR LEGS
| A Freak With Double Means of
Locomotion?Mr. L. A.
i Callahan Killed.
(Special to The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
FREDERICKSBURG, VA., July 11.?
Allsn gallic Hewitt, a well known young
lady of Stafford. county, was bitten by
I a mad dog at her home, near Hartwood,
and waa taken aa soon as possible to
the madstone at Bloomfleld, In Fauquier
: county. , The stone stuck to the wound
I for an hour, and the young lady haa
; returned home. She Is doing well, and Is
' expected to recover. The dog hdu. been.
j killed.
Mr. Harwood Simpson bas been ap?
pointed to the position of deputy sheriff
ol' Stafford county by 'Sheriff Walter
Warns] ey.
Rev. R, A. Williams,, pastor of the
Baptist Chuoch, has,, been granted a
month's vacation by h* congregation, to
be taken at such time this summer that
will beat suit his convenience;
BRIGHT YOUNG CADET.
Cadet Fred Downing, Jr., son* of Mr,
Frederick Downing, of Richmond county,
who graduated- In mathemntlc at the
head of his class at the West Point (N.
T.) Mltltary Academy, and stood fifth
in al) of hla studies, Is at home spending
his vacation with his parents.
Splendid progress has been made since.
the opening of the spring on the double
tracking work, of the Richmond, Fred?
ericksburg and PotomaojRaJlroad.between
Richmond and Washington. So many
hands have been required and they are
paid such good wages, that the farms
have been deserted and It Is extremely
difficult now to get farm labor in thin
section.
A colored organization, known as the
"Colord Culpeper Coft and Horse Show
Association," will give an Initial exhibi?
tion in that county on September 14th
and 16th. \- '
Coan BapUst Church, In Northumber?
land county, will celebrate, lta 100th an?
niversary on October 17th next.. Rev.
Dr., Thomas 8. Dunaway, of this city,
has been chosen to preach the centennial
sermon. The occasion ls_ expected to be
a very Interesting one.'
Captain L*hln Hudglns has been ap?
pointed by the Board of Supervisors- of
Mathews county as general road super?
intendent-for that county for one year
at a Salary of $325,
FOUR-LEGGED CHICKEN.
Among freaks of nature recently re?
ported. Mr. A. Nelson, of Stafford coun?
ty, brings forward a chicken with four
legs and no wings.
At' a/family reunion at the home of
Mrs. Julia A. Perry, in Orange county,
recently therevwere present twelve of her
children, fourteen grandchildren, five
sons-in-law and one daughter-in-law.
There was a big spread and an. enjoy?
able occasion. /
Mr. L. A. Callahan, who married Miss
Emma T. Chewning, of Orange county,
several years ago. was killed by a train
at New Hope, Pa., a few days ago. He
Is survived by his widow and one child.
* ?
SHIRT FACTORY BURNS.
Large Plant in Newport News
Destroyed Sunday Night.
(Special to The Tlmets-DIspatch.)
NEWPORT NEWS. VA., July 11.?Fire
broke out In the Newport News Shirt
Manufacturing Company's plant last
night at 10:45 o'clock, and before the
flames, could be extinguished the plant
and stock had. been damaged to the ex?
tent of about *30#)0. The insurance
amounts to $12,600. ,'
Sparks, from an electric- light-wire set
Are to a pile of goodB some time Sun?
day, and the cloth had probably been
smoldering for some time before it was
discovered. One of the factory girls, who
lives near the plant, saw smoke coming
from. the windows and turned in tho
alarm.
The fire company worked for several
hour/, before the Are was extinguished,
for there was more smoke than blaze
and the lire was hard to tight. The stock
of about 510,000 worth of goods was to?
tally destroyed, the building was damaged
to the.extent of about ji.000, and It is
almost Impossible to estimate the damage
done to the machinery. About thlrty-flv-o
girls and a number of men are thrown
out of work by the fire.
The factory was owned by Messrs. Pow?
ell Brothers, and McQrath, who state
that they h'ave made' no definite plana
for the future. The company was doing
a good - business, which was Increasing
steadily, and It Is expected "that the plant
will be rebuilt and put in operation again
as soon as possible.
> i ?
INJURIES FATAL.
S. A. Waugh jLbst Both Legs
Under a Train.
\ (Special to The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
POCAHONTAS. VA.. July ll.-S. A.
Waugh. aged about fifty years, who was
run over by.coal cars Friday last, died
yesterday. Bo|h legs were cut off by
the cars. He was employed by Pocahon?
tas Collieries Company as a watchman or
switchman.
A largo.dray horse was killed instantly
Just on'the outskirts of town by step?
ping on a live wire* This happened af?
ter the etofm of Friday.
Work has' been started on^the new
depot for Porahontas, at least the old
buildings are being removed preparatory
to beginning the new brick building, The
dwelling houses of the railroad company
will he removed to make room tor the
freight and .passenger stations. J, F.
Ward," station agent, has engaged hoard
for his family at Pocahontas ? Inn tem?
porarily.
MR. GOOLSBY DOING WELL
Recovering From His Injuries.
Mr. Bradshaw Improving.
(Sptolal To Tha Tlmes-DIapatch.1
CREWE, VA., Juls U-?Engineer Gooliby,
who fall from hla engine In the yard here
Friday, nreaKlng hla jawbone, and hrnlalng
himself badly, la getting on nicely at Ilia
homa, attended by Crewe nhyelclane.
Engineer W. T. Bradahaw la Improving
pIoivIy from a hurt received on his engine, a
tew days ago. Hla knee waa caught hetwenn
the fender and the engine, aa they turned a
curve, raining excruciating pa|n ere he could
ha extricated, He waa taken to Norfolk and
hla knee dreaaed by ? surgoon. He waa
brought home the na*t day, and while the
wound la very painful, It, le not aerlous.
Mr. Oeorge Bryant la very III, Dr.' Balrd
waa called In for sapsult&tlon with Pr.
Adanie, hla physician, a few da?*, ?go, and
at preeent hl? condition la considered critical.
Mr. and Mre. Claude Mines, of noanolie,
brought the remains of their In MM daus;hter,
Elizabeth, here Sunday, and burled |T fn' {lie
Crew* Cemetery. They were ecconi
jjajaied by their ((land, Mia* Agnea DUieiv ;
BABY'S ECZEMA
Top of Head Covered with Scales
Which Peeled off Taiii
Hair wlth_ Them.
CURED BUUTICURA
Now Six Years 014 with Thick
Hair and Clean Scalp,
CoFe_taaiieDt.
"My baby waa about six week* old
wHen the top of her head became cov?
ered with thick scales, which would
peel and come ?ff, taking the hair with
It. It would soon form again and be as
bad as before, I tried several thlags
and then went to the doctor. He said
It waa Bcierna, and prescribed an oint?
ment, which did not do any good. A
friend spoke of Cntlcura Soap. I tried
It and read on the wrapper abont Cutl
cura Ointment as a remedy for Ectema:
I bought a box and washed her head In
-warm water and Cutlcura Soap and
gently combed the scales off. They did
not come back and ber hair grew oat
fine and thick. She la now a year and
a half old and baa no trace of Eczema."
MRS. C. W. BUROES, IraniaUn Are.,
Bridgeport, Conn.. Feb. 21, 1898.
Mrs. Burge* writes Feb. 28, 190S t
"My baby, who had Eczema very
badly on her head, aa I told yon before,
after being the Cutlcura Remedies was
cored. She Is now aix years old and
has thick hair and a clean scalp."
, Instant relief and refreshing sleep
for skin-tortured hables and rest for
tired, worried mothers in warm baths
with Cutlcura Soap, and gentle anoint?
ings with.) Cntl cura Ointment, purest
of emollients and greatest of skin cures,
tone followed In severe cases by mild
doses of Cutlcura Resolvent. This Is.
the purest, sweetest... most apeedy, per?
manent and economical treatment for
torturing, rllsflirnrlncr. Itching, burning,
bleeding, scaly, crusted and pinmlvskln
and scalp humours, with loan of hair, of
Infants and children, as well as adults,
and is sure to succeed when all other
remedies and the best physicians fall.
SeU throatliofri Oie verM. Cntteare Reie>Trat. Jfte.
On form ef ChoniUte Coeiit rill*, ata. per vtal ef *?,
Ointm?M. aoc:. Haes. V-c. D?iwl?i Ixrodno, V Ckerler*
tone* Sq.i Pirle, a Hie de Is relit BoMne, 1ST Colnm
at Ave. Porter Drat* Chtm. Corp.. Sale Froprlelef*.
COURT SUSTAINED
THE WIFE'S WILL
Legal Case T^at Has Excited
Much Interest Is
Settled.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
ONANCOCK, VA., July 11.?Much In?
terest has.been manifested on the Shore
in the proceedings of the Circuit Court
for several days In regard to the Gar
ra'tt will case. The -will of Mrs. Eliza
Garratt, by which her. husband,. Mr,
George "W. Garratt, of Accomac Court?
house, is sole legatee, was contested by
her heirs at'law. Mr. Stewart K. Powell,
of Onancock. represented the contestants,
and Messrs, Benjamin T. Gunter and Na
haniel B. YVescott,: of Accomac. the de?
fendant. ? ' The Jury, after being out ten
hours, brought In a verdict to sustain
the will.
' It was claimed that the will had been
tampered with since Its execution In
North Carolina, about ten years ago. Mr.
Melchen, of Philadelphia, an expert judge
of handwriting, examined the will with a
powerful microscope before tho court, and
said that erasure had been made, but
could not tell what thV words were
originally, nor whether It was changed
before or after the signing of the docu?
ment. -Mr. Jordan, a-lawyer of 'Ncw
bern, N. C testified that the will was
written by him, signed by Mrs. Garratt
In his presence, and remained In his pos?
session until after her death, nor had
any changes'been made since Its execu?
tion.
Mr., and Mrs. Garratt.. resl3ents of Ac?
comac Courthouse, separated several
years ago, he going to North Carolina.
She followed him later, and agreed to
leave him all her property, valued, be?
tween J15.000 and ?20,0O0, If he would re?
turn homo, which he did. An agreement
was written and signed, and the contest?
ants claim that, tho will of to-day is the
agreement of ten years ago, worded dif?
ferently.
FIRE IN SUFFOLK.
One House Burned and Another
Nearly Destroyed.
(Special To The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
SUFFOLK. VA., July 11.?Fire early thla
morning destroyed tho residence on TTolladay
Street, occupied by Mrs. Ktta West, nnd
gutted that of her noxt door neighbor. Mra.
Ada Hart. ..?.?,,
The blaze In believed by 15. I,. Folk, owner
of the buildings, to have been started hy
burglars In order to attract nttenllon nnd
cover their operations elsewhere.
The family In the West >home bnrely had
time In escape after the flames were dls.
covered. Mlas Ocla West, who gai'e the alarm,
was nearly suffocated when she awoke.
? ?
Lynchburg Tobacco Market.
(Special To Tho Times-'Olspiioh i
t,TNCHnUR("l, VA., July 11.? Rnles of looie
tobacco on the l,ynrhhurg market, for the
two weeks ending July 9. 1901, reported by
John I.. Oglesby: . ?
Kales ?.eek ending July 2d, 161,900; sales
week ending July Mb. 17-1.100; Increase week
ending Julv 9th, 137200; sales from October
1 1903 to '.Tilly 9, 1904, 20.4*5,400; sales from
October- 1. 1902. to July 9. 1903, 21,735.200; de
crease for >9fl(, 1,M9,S00
The light receipts, after having good sea?
sons for the- past em-o weeks, for handling to?
bacco, Indicate tr,~t the crop Is about all
eold. The offerings nnd prices were about as
for the paet four weeks. The weather for
the past, few weeka baa been more favor
able for the growing crop, which Is In
good condition, being well cultivated, and
with p'enty of moisture the toboccu is look?
ing green and thrifty and growing very
rapidly. _ '
Frederick's Hall Personals.
fSneclnl to The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
FREDERICK'S IIALIj, VA? July 11.?
Mr, and Mrs. B. C, Hlllyer, of Raleigh,
N, C, ,are spending some time with Mrs.
'Miss Sadio Hardenbergh Is visiting her,
uncle, Dr. YV, Cary Barner, In Buchanan.
? Mr Bberly, of Newport News, and Miss
Linda Marstnn were recent guests of
Mrs, T.-C. Garrett. ,? ., ,
Mr. J si P. Chewnlng is In Washington
nnd Baltimore op a Tnjslneea .{tip;
Miss Bettle Garrett is spending a few
weeks with Mrs, 10. A, Terrell.
Misses Mvrlle Atkinson and Pauline
Scott have "returned from St. Louis apd
bio now attending the School of MethodB
Bl the University of Virginia.-.
Mr. and Mrs, R. R. Eldrldge. of Hew?
lett, after a flying visit to the family of
Mr. E. H. Sptcer, have returned home.
Miss Natalie Harris has returned from
a visit to Chariotle?vllle.
Much to the prntlfiMtlon of his many
friends, Captain R. A, Trloe, who recently
had a frill and broke his leg, Is rapidly
recovering. ,, ,. ' ?? -'
Mr. Everett' Waddey and son, of Rich?
mond, are spending n few days at trjslr" ,
summer home pear here. . '
BEING HELD
FOR
Tramps Arrested Near Ports?
mouth Suspected of Killing a
Pennsylvania Toll Keeper.
ANSWER THE DESCRIPTION
Officer Will Come for the Men.
Norfolk ? to Try and Secure
Lower Insurance Rates.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatchi)
NORFOLK. VA., July ll.-John O'Brien
and Joseph Day, tramps, arrested sev-.
eral days ago for assaulting an officer
at thV Southern Railway *yards at Wi?
ner's Point, are being held In Portsmouth,
suspected of being tho men wanted for
the murder of Jacob Ressler, an -aged
bridge keeper In Lancaster county, Pa.
J. C. Goruoh, a druggist of Norfolk,
read of, the Pennsylvania murder and
saw descriptions of the tramps in local
newspapers. He Instituted an Investiga?
tion, with the result that a Lancaster
officer Is on his way here to .Identify, If
possible, the prisoners. It Is said that
the men bear a close resemblance to pic?
tures of the men who are charged with
tho crime.
A special received from Lancaster to?
night says:
"Tho local authorities are confidant that
Joseph Day and John O'Brien, thai tramps
arrested at Norfolk and now in Jail at
Portsmouth, Va,, are the men who killed
the old toll-gate keeper, Samuel Ressler.
near Laman Place, on the night of July
1st. \ District Attorney Groff. had a long
distance telephone conversation with the
Portsmouth sheriff late this afternoon,
and found that 'he tramps answer ex?
actly, the description of the murderers.
Deputy Sheriff Zlegler' at once left for
Harrlsburg, and after securing requisition
papers will proceed to Portsmouth to
bring the suspects to this city."
? NORFOLK'S INSURANCE RATES.
A special meeting of the fire Insurance,
committee of the Chamber of Commerce
and the local agents of Insurance com?
panies, has been called for Thursday of
this week to discuss some plans by which
Norfolk may be placed In a better light
before fire Insurance companies all over
the country. The action of the Cham?
ber of Commerce Is Inspired by a report
on the fire-protection of Norfolk, issued
by a commission.of. twenty experts sent
out to make an Investigation of various
cities by"the'National'AssocJ&tlon of Fire
Underwriters, New. water, mains, i more
fire hose, and better enforced building
regulations are some of the , causes of
Norfolk's high Insurance rates.
THE DISMAL SWAMP CASE.
Special Commissioner. George E. Bow ?
den was engaged to-day hearing the
Camp-Dismal Swamp case,;...Involving the.
alleged draining of land by the new Dis?
mal Swamp Canal to the hurt of Camp,
owner of large lumber lands. The ques?
tion of the right of the defendant to com?
pel a subpoena douccs tecum against the
plaintiff for the production in'evidence of
a certain map.in his possession, has been
finally decided. Commissioner Bowden
held that. the. subpoena: could be Issued.
The plaintiff appealed" and Judge.Waddill
held tliat'lt could not.
STATE DRUGGISTS' ASSOCIATION.
The annual meeting of' the State Drug?
gists' Association will open at Buckroe
Beach to-morrow and will probably re?
main In session until Thursday. Mr. W. .
R. Martin, of the firm of Burrow. Mar-"
tin and Company,' of this city, said this.
morning'that If was the purpose of the
association, to .meet at Pine Beach, but
the Committee on Arrangements finally
decided to go to Buckroe Beach. ?
Mill McPherson" shot and killed Peter
Wilson In ;the suburb known as "Blood?
thirsty.'.' Both are colored. McPherson
shot four times,: two. bullets taking ef?
fect. ?'-?;., ? ? ? ?'?
The schooner Poulson .was capsized dur?
ing the storm last Thursday night, off
the coast between Hog Island and Sape
Henry. Captain Watklns-and'his crew
escaped in Cliefr yawl. The. schooner, was
towed Into'.this harbor csterda morning
by the tug Albert G. Ellis. She will; bo
raised by the William H. Prank Com?
pany. One of flio masts will'beN cut away.
The damage dono is estimated at'$1,000.
T.ho management of.Stl Vincent's Hos?
pital has arranged for the delivery of a
series of popular lectures during July
and August on the subject of "First Aid
to tho Injured." A .number of the lead?
ing physicians .of Norfolk will treat
various phases of the; subjeot.
VIRGINIA BREVITIES.
(Special To The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
LEBSBURQ, VA., July 11.?A J30,000; bond
Issue for a gravity system of water works
for Leesburg was authorized. by a vote ot 120
to 63, at a special election on Saturday. The
proposition was bitterly opposed by the minor?
ity.
LYNCHBURG, VX.?V. St. Oeorge Ambler,
a traveling matt of Lynchburg, XHed a volun?
tary petition In bankruptcy here to-day. Tha
liabilities are (1,403.25. with no assets.
NEWPORT NEWS, VA.?The German
cruiser Vlneta, which hfla been undergoing re?
pairs at the shlp-yardB here for. some time
past, sailed to-day. She will proceed to St.
Thomns, Danish West Indies.
NEWPORT NEWS, VA.?Courtland Cramp,
of the Cramp Shlp-bulldlng Company, Phil?
adelphia; II. Konluky, of the Columbian Iron
Worka, Baltimore, and E. A. Hutchlnnon, of
the American Lubricating Company, were In
tho cltv to-day.' The gentlemen visited the
ship-yard, but would hnv* nothing lo say
concerning the object of their ylslt. Mr.
Konltsky was the first superintendent of the
Newport News Shlp-bulldlng nnd Dry-dock
Company.
?BUFFOLKj VA.?There are prospects for.a
hlg crop of apple brandy In Nnnsemond coun
tv this vear. Distillers' licenses to-day wer<>
secured by five persona?William TV Russell,
Robert L. Holland, Turner Hlnton, Walter A.
Wills and John B. Volgbt.
NORFOLK, VA.-Mr. John Kenny Hall, of
Nn. 722 Jamison Avenue, and. Miss Tlncle
Hartned Lyles, of No. 730 Jamison Avenue,
were married Saturday night, after a court
Bhln of six days. ' \
NORFOLK. VA-On Saturday afternoon
I*tro OJeda, a Chilean, employed as fireman
on the pilot boat Relief, waa Inatantly kl'led
hv coming In contact with a live wire. The
unfortunate man had been engaged Inside
th? boiler and was coming out when by
NATURE SPARES
The Stricken Roae From Grief.
What a fortunate provision of nature
it Is that deprives the rose of mental
(suffering; for how poignant would be Its
grief to discover, In the Height of its
blooming glory, that a ranker fed at Its
heart, and that Its beauty and fragrance
were doomed forever. Nature always
spares the Buffering; she Is a veritable
store-house of pleasing rewards for
those who seek her aid. In. the years
gone hy falling hair and graynegs have
cast a glooni''over the lives of thousands
of young women; but thanks to the In?
vestigations of scientists, the true cause
of hair destruction la now known to he
a germ or parasite that burrows .Into
the hair follrles. , Newbro'p Herplolde
absolutely destroys this germ, thua
permitting the hair to grow as na?
ture Intended.
8c id by lending druggists. Send 10c. In
stamps for sample to The Herpldde Co.,
potro'.t, Mich. Owens and Minor Drug
.Co., Special A**,"1"
'::.:..!,h',:.; :;'??.'?'. ".'.".'i'.;''.'.:. ?.--' ';?',. >.>i:,;';i:'.#!
You'll Save
a Good Bit
if you take advantage of our Special Suit Sales.
$6.75
for Sultst.hat sold for $10 and 112.60.
$12.50
for Suits that sold for $18 and $2f>.
$9.50
for Suite that sold for $18 and $15.50
Children's
Wash Suits*
at exactly half prleo.
You will see display in our west window.
BURK&CO.,SA,\
aOOO0OOOOOOO<?0O00OOOOOO?
?ome unaccountable means he ran Into ft
live wire, which caused Immediate death.
Jenkins Gets Twenty Years.
fSpeclal To The Tlmes-DIapatch.1
ALEXANDRIA. VA., July 11.?Edward Jen?
kins, colored, waa to-day sentenced In the
Corporation Court to tiWMty years In the
penitentiary for committing an assault with
Intent to kill upon Captain 'William Brown
and Mate H. W. Griffith, of\the schooner
Annie Ellen, of Dorchester. Md., on the night
of May 12th.
LADS IN CAMP.
Large Number of Y. M. C. A.
Boys Pitch Tents by the Sea.
Physical Director Hardy and ft number of
Y. M. C. A- boya left yeaterday morning
for Ocean View, where .they will make ready
for the annual encampment which begins to?
morrow morning. Tho crowd w'lll leave to?
morrow on the steamer Old Point Comfort.
Among those who will go are Donald
Regoster. son of Captain Regester; Harvey
D. Coghlll. son of P. H. Coghlll; W. V.
Lefew, aon of W. ' W. Lefow; Peyton S..
Lewis, son of J. T. Lewis; John Simpson, son1
of the Rev. T. McN. Simpson; Roscoe R.
Cosby, aon of Mrs. L.. H. Cosby; Philip and
James Latimer, sons of George W. . I^ttlmer;
Herbert W. Trafford, son of E. W. Trafford;
Kenneth B. Phlppen, son of James L.
Phlppan; John T. Wlngo, son of C. E. Wlngo:
James W. Maxey. son of .'the. Rev. R. M.
Maxey; Herbert S. Ragland, son of W. L.
Ragland; C. E. Brauer, a member of the
board of directors.4-C. K. Brauer, Jr.. P. H.
Davis. Thomas Curtis. W. H. Cundell. Leroy
Coble. Cray Tyree, Fred Aiken, Frank Jett,
Hugh Cole, Walter Wybrew, Howard Harland,
Jr., Charle sB. Seldon. Roscoe E. Hughes, J.
Bernard Hobbs. ot Mann & Brown, and
General Secretary McKee expects to spend
several' days with the campers.
Mashed His Foot.
A colored man, who did .riot give his name,
had his foot badly mashed nt No. 325 Klgh
trenth Street vestorrtay afternoon. Dr. Leonard
made him comfortable, but the foot may have
to be amputated. .. -
Fuel Contracts Awarded.
The Council Committee on Poor met last
night and awarded the contract for steam
coal to the Richmond Ice-Company. W. H.
Coghlll was given ,th? contract for sawing
500 cords of plrie wood. . '
OBITUARY.
Mrs. Christopher Manning, Sr.
Mrs. Christopher Manning.. Sr., wife of
tho well known plumber of that:, name
and mother of Police Commissioner Chris.
Manning. Jr.. died at her .home,. 1?3 Last
Mnin Street, on Sunday night at iO;Au
o'clock. She had been in ill health tor
many months. ? ?
Mrsr Manning Is survived by.'Jher hus?
band and live sons-'Hoory E.. Lhrlsto
pher. Jr.. John P., James V. and Robert'
E. Manning. , ? .
The funeral will take place from St.
Patrick's Church at 10 o'clock, and the
Interment will be, made, In Mt. Calvary
Cemetery. ..'..?
Mrs. Unice M. Powell.
Mrs. EunKe M. Powell, wife of Roland
Powell", died at the residence of her hus?
band Sunday afternoon at 6 o clock. She
was the daughter, of Mrs. Sarah F. Cros
tlck, widow of Thomas O, Crostlck, of this
city.' Mrs. Powell was in the twenty
fourth year of her age, and Is survived; by
herhusbund, mother and sister.
The funeral:will take place this nfter
noon at 5:30 o'clock from her lute resi?
dence, No. .. .1403 North Twenty-ninth
Street. ' ,
Marie Fleetwood Taylor.
Marie Fleetwood, the little daughter of
R. William and Mota Brogdan Taylor,
died, at her home on Barton Heights yes?
terday afternoon at.4 o clock. She was
nlno months old. ; ? . ..
The funeral, Will take place from the
residence this afternoon nt 5 o clock.
Little Ruby Jackson, daughter ot Mr.
and Mrs. William Jackson, died Monday
morning nt 'I o'clock. _.?i??i.
The funeral will take placo at 3 o clock
this afternoon. ? ' ??.
The Infant daughter of Eppn 8. ana
Ethol N. Jones died yesterday morning
at 10 o'clock at the home of Mrs. E. M.
Putney. No. 2403 West Main Street, llio
little idti wns ten months old.
TlioTunoral notice will bo given-later.
Mrs. Annie W. Slidder.
The funeral' of Mrs. Annie W, SHdder,
who was found dead at her home early Sat?
urday morning, took place front her home.
No 111 Louisiana Street, yesterday afternoon
at 5 o'clock. The burial was In Oakwpod
Cemetery- Her aon, Mr. Alexnnder Slidder,
of Homstead, Ta., and her daughter, Mrs.
Hill, who resides on lower. Jaties River, ar?
rived Sunday.
R. J. Fans.
RCOTTSVILLE. VA? July H.-Mr. R. J.
Fails, superintendent of schools In Flu?
vanna county, died n.t his home near this
place on Batuwlay night nt S o clock. Mi.
Fnrls's health wns very poor during the
last year, but ho hud been able to attend
to duties. In connection with his otnee.
Having u on-a most active church work?
er, n ft lend ot education, mid a public
solrlted man, ho will bo sorely missed.
Bes'dos his widow. Mr. Fa/s leaves three
sisters nnd one brother, Misses Melissa
snd ?i>nnlo Faris. of Fluvanna, and Mr.
J, N. Fnrls, and Mrs. Hammer, of Albe?
marle. , . '
Tlie burial took plnce to-day at 11 A. M.,
Rev. J, R. Daniel conducting the service.
Dr, W E. Hatcher, of Richmond, deliver?
er .ni i.U'i o>.<* it (ho grave.
Dr. A. P. Belew.
CSpeclal to The Tlmes-Dl?patch.)
WOODSTOCK, VA., Julv ll.-The fun?
eral of Dr. A. P. Belew, who died on
Saturdny of old ago, waa held this after?
noon at Rdln.iurg. He wns a. member
of the State Senate of Virginia during tlie
sessions of ISfifi and 1M7. He practiced
medicine at Ififlnhiirg for forty yenrsrhut
retired from active life about twenty
veara ago. He was eighty-five years old.
"Dr. A. P. Belew Jr., of Rilluburg; Mrs.
Emma Rlddleherger of Washington; Miss
Laura Belew, of Woodstock; Albert Be?
lew, of Iowa, are the surviving children,
Mrs. Mary E. Marks.
(Special to The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
PETERSBURG, VA., July n.-Mrs. Mary
Elizabeth Marks, widow of the late \\ 11
llam E. Marks, died here late to-night.
She was |n her seventieth year and was
universally beloved. The funeral arrange?
ments have hot been made.
Harry L. James
? fSpecinl to Tho Tlnies-DispalPh.) ,
FREDERICKSBURG. VA.. July H.?
Harry li, JameH, formerly of this pity,
more recently of Richmond, died .vested
dav at the homo of his father, In Base*
county, after u lingering illness q( con?
sumption, nged thirty years He Is sur?
vived by his father and sister and three
brothers. ?
Miss Julia Da.ingerfield. .
(Special to The Tlmes-DIapatch.)
STAUNTON, VA.. July 11.--MU* Julia
Dalngerfleld, of the county, died this
morning, aged seventy-six yearn. 8h?
tm ?urvlyBA Itf three sisters avil ono bM?
ther. The funeral will take place to- I
morrow evening.
I Mrs. Lemuel Norris.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlsrateh.)
LEESBURG, VA., July 11.?Mrs. Lem?
uel Norris, wife of Lemuel Norris, Esq.,
on architect, of Washington, D. C., died
on Sunday morning, nged iorty-ono years.
She was tho daughter of the late R. H.
Turner, of Leesburg, and Is closely re?
lated to Mr. Lewis Nixon, of New York,
Her husband and one daughter, a slstor
and brother survive. Interment at Lees?
burg on 'Tuesday,
Robert Clarence Kent.
(Special to The Tlmes-DIapatch.)
WILMINGTON, VA., July ll.-The
death of Robert Clarence Kent, a promi?
nent druggist of Knoxvllle, Tenn., was a
shock to his relatives and friends here..
where ho was born and reared. About
two weeks since he fell down,a flight of ?
steps at his home and broke the bone In
his thigh and also one bona fit the leg.
The Injury caused blood poison, which
resulted fatally on Friday.' ' when quite
a J-oung man Mr. Kent learned the drug
business with C. W. Dickinson, at Car
tersvllle, Vn., a well known druggist at
that place. He afterwards made his home
In Knoxvllle, where lie occupied a tine
position in-business circles and wns high?
ly esteemed for Ills' sterling qualities of
character. Mr. Kent had friends In Rich?
mond, who will regret to hear of his
death. Mr. Kent was thirty-five years of
agfe and leaves a widow and onp 'small
child. ?
Conway Reynolds. v
(Special To The Tlmes-DIspatch.) '??
FREDERICKSBURG. VAi', July 11.?Mr.
Conway Reynolds, father at. Rev. A, D. Rey?
nolds, of Northumberland ' county, died sud?
denly a few days ago'- He la believed to
he the last of the fathers In Northumberland;
county, who had . sons In the ,'Concfedor.ite
army, the others having all passed away.
DEATHS.
POWELL.?Died. Sunday, July,10th. at
the residence of her/husband, 1103 N.
Twonty-nlnth Street, at 0 o'clock P. M.,
Mrs. EUNICE M. POWELL, in . the
twenty-fourth year of her age; daughter
Mrs. Sarah F. .and the late Thomas O.
Crostlc.
Funeral from the above reslrteoee
TUESDAY, nt 5:30 o'clock. Friends' of
the family are "Invited to attend.
THACKER.?Died, at Locust Creek.
Louisa-county. Va.. on, July.'Tth. ALMA
B.. oldest daughter of E. N. nnd Allla
B. Thackcr, in her thirteenth, year.
TAYLOR.?Died, July/lltlr. In Barton
Heights, at 4 o'clock P. M., MARIE.
FLEET-WOOD,- aged nine months; in?
fant child of R. William -uiid. M'eta
Brogdan Taylor.
Funeral Crom residence TUESDAY.
AFTERNOON at 5 o'clock.
JONES.?Died,' July 11, at 10:55 A. >M..
EDITH iVIRGINIA. (Infant daughter
Eppa S. and Ethel N. Jones. ;
The funeral will-take place from the
residence. 2i03 West Main Street, WED?
NESDAY AFTERNOON at -l o'clock.
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