FOR GOOD ROADS
Board of Supervisors Will Ask
Highway Commissioner to
IN ADDITION TO PRESENTWORK
The No-Fence Lay Law Advo?
cated?To Eradicate the Cattle
.. " ' (Hpocliil to Tho Tltnflg-UUfiitttnli.)
> ?HK3T.HHFII3DD, VA.,. AUKUBt 27.
Tho Board of Supervisors of Chcstorfleld
county at their regular mooUng to-d?y
decided to take the Initial step In availing
itself of . the . advantages of tho
8 It? to law approved March 0, 100G, ap?
pointing a highway commission and pro?
viding for the permanent Improvement
of roads by entering an order applying
to the .commission for a compotont
civil engineer to view twjo rondB desig?
nated by tho board ? and make
estimates as to tho cost of permanent
improvement?, with plans and specifica?
tion? for such work.
After tho engineer designated by the
highway commissioner shall have sub?
mitted his plans and estimates as to
Improving tho Midlothian and tho Goodo's
Bridge Bonds, which were selecto;! by
the supervisors' to-day, they will decide
whether or not they will proceed to
have the Improvements made under- ilio
direction of the high war commissioner
by his convict force, 'n acsordahco with
Uie further provisions of wild act, Tho
'jonrd directed the member from Ma?
traca District ? to have constructed at
ence another portablo cage wt:h capacity
for ten convicts, like tho one now used
by the county road superintendent.
It Is said the system of having certain
roads worked undor the direction of tho
Slato Highway Commission will not In?
terfere with the work now being con?
ducted by the county superintendent un?
der the direction of the advisory road
board provided for by the Cogblil road
law for Chcstorfleld county.
On the petition of a number of citizens
of Powhiitan county, represented by Has
k|n? Hobson, Es<_., (tho matter of de-1
clarlng the no-fence law, which now
prevails In the greater part of this'
county, applicable to the whole county,
was dlscusBd and continued until tho
Argument wns made that If the 'peo?
ple as a wholo wcro roqulrnd to ferien
in their stock, tho Hprchd of tho Texas
tick plague could be prevented ana
finally eradicated, and that the quinan
line against cattle for tho Richmond
market and NorUiexn? shipments could
be made nppll.oabh?^xo.?countles south o?
the Appomattox River west from Its con?
.Iluence with tho James, thereby letting
Povhntnn and Chesterfield counties Into
the unlnfected 'districts. The board de?
cided to appoint cattle Inspectors f>ir
each magisterial district, to act under
advice of the State veterinarian at
Hon. John B. Watklns, wliom tho
Board appointed commissioner to have
charge of Its J1.500 appropriation for un
exhibit, at the Jamestown Exposition, asked
ndvlco of the board as to uniting with
Manchester city In having a suitable his?
tory prepared of that town and this
county for distribution at tho exposition
In accordance with provisions of the leg?
islativo act. Tho selection of a county
historian and tho amount of appropria?
tion for tho purposo were both left to
Mr. Watklns's Judgment.
Judge Clopton and Mr. D. L. Pulllam
wro among those suggested as historians.
The matter of accepting tho Atlantic
Cosst Line Railroad Company's propo?
sition to build an overhead wagon bridge
over their tracks' at Chester, provided
the ?project to open' Dodamend Street
there bo abandoned, was continued.
INJUNCTION IS DENIED.
Judge 'Gflnnan Acts in Hechler
The ?Injunction proceedings of County
Treasurer Hechler to prevent tho Hen
rlco Board of Supervisors from holding
the $50,000 Jail bond funds came up be?
fore Judge Grlnnan In tho Chancory
Court yesterday afternoon. Judge Grln?
nan decided against Issuing an Injunc?
tion, on the ground that the supervisors
had boon authorized to hold tho funds
by the Circuit Court Judge of Honrlco.
Commonwealth's Attorney Wendenburg
represented the defendants, while Messrs,
O'Flaherty and Coulter were attorneys
for the treasurer.
Tho case lasted three hours, and was
warmly argued on both sides.
Mr. Wendenburg contended that the
supervisors not only had a right to hold
the money according to law, but that
their action saved tho county a com
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Prof. Flnley-SHtiigwood, M. D., of Bon'
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Dr. K. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y.
mission. I-lo also said that the board
had contracted certuln peytr.euls, which
could not be mot If tho money wastuken
out of their hands.' Mr. Jlechler's attor?
neys claimed tho act to bo contrary to
tho statutes, and that the funds were
running two risks?one by being placed
In a bank which might fall, and tho
other by being entrusted In tho hands
of unbonded officials. It was not a cuso
of (|uestloning tho safety of tho present
funds, so much as, If such a ' law was,
allowed, the safety of luture funds
might bo endangered.
When seen yesterday evening Treasurer
Hechler stated thut his lawyers are mak?
ing preparations to bring the coso before
tho Court of Appeals /as soon as possi?
ble. He Is determined to go to the high?
B.shop Granbery Receives Build?
ing From Official TBoard.
(Special to The TlmeB-Dl8pa.tch.)
EUREKA MILLS. CHARLOTTE CO.;
VA., August 27.?Beulah Methodist
Church was dedicated Sunday by Bishop
J. C. Granbery, who also preached a
strong and tender sermon, Tho officers
of tho church assembled around the chan?
cel, and through their former pastor.
Rev. A. L. Franklin, presented the new
church to Bishop Granbery, who In turn
dedicated tho sacred edifice to the ser?
vice of God.
The church Is a pretty and spacious
structijro, and stands free from debt.
After an Intermission of one hour for
dinner In the grove, the largo assemblage
repaired to the "church to listen to Dr.
James E. Cannon, Jr., who preached an
ablo and Interesting sermon.
No Demand for His Body.
(Bpectftl to Tho Times-Dispatch.)
LYNCHBURG. VA.. August 27.?Al?
though the relatives of J. C. Kellerman,
the carpenter who was klllod by a Nor?
folk and Western train here early Satur?
day morning, have bcVi nirtlfled of tho
1 man's death, up to to-night not a word
has been hoard from them as to tho dis?
position of the remains.
It Is said that Kellerman has relatives
In Scranton Penn., Now York City and
Ithaca, N. Y., from which latter place
lie came. hero. If Instructions are not
received to-morrow, the railway company
will havo tho remains Interred.
RECEIVER IS APPOINTED
FOR ELECTRIC RAILWAY
(Uy Awocl-Ued Press.) -
MONROE. MICH., August 27.?Judge
Lockwood, In the Circuit Court, to-day
appointed Willis Baldwin, of Monroe, and
R. H. Burgonn, of Fremont, O,, re?
ceivers for 'the Toledo, Ann Arbor and
Detroit Electric Railway, which Is partly
constructed, batween Toledo and Ann
Arbor, Th*i receivers were appointed In
responso to a petition filed last Saturday
by German Brothers, of Toledo, who
constructed a power-liouse for the road
at Petersburg, Mich. ? It Is alleged that
the dunculties which led up to the ro
celvorshlp Involved the, disappearance of
about' $300,000 worth of bonds Issued some
time ago. ,
You'll find it easy to buy of us. The greater part of our
fall stock is now in; no waiting till next week. The chances
are a thousand to one that we've got the right thing to suit
you RIGHT NOW at the right price.
We guarantee all our goods the best for the money, and
we live up to that guarantee.
When you give us an order it is attended to promptly
and properly, makes no difference whether it's a 59c rocker
or a $500 bed-room suite.
If you're not already one among our many thousands of
customers you'll DO YOURSELF a great injustice not to
get our prices and see our goods before buying.
Yours for furniture, carpets and drugggets,
We've got 'quite a number of odd Pressera, Chiffonniers, Wardrobes,
Druggets, &o., &p. They're patterns wo want to.drop, and wo'll be glad
to give you an extra discount to mak_> us a little more room.
POETS CRUSHT BY WO
AT LOPT-OFF WORDS
Fear Rimes Will Be Stript of But!?Pinters Tost Nu
Spellng That Is Karnagfs Surprize to
Nu seeling brings to poets wo,
Ulmes will bo st.rlpl of but), tho' -
Bum old words novr wll bo mist,
It Jars to rito of nialdns klst,
While gaiiol? that sklpt on pastura hlly
W?d ulao tound a *,vo bit slly;
t?o poots now rofuzo to tost
Tho spollng that's Knrnegl's bost.
The ubdvo Is Amorlkan pootry In lh0 nu
Amorlkan languug. It must bo con fest
that thruout the city yesterday the cltl
zan?' past much ? timo In the pi'nctlso of
tho wordB In tho list made ' public by
President Boosovolt. ' They i found It
harder than thoy had thot and often sllpt
In tholr efforts and became deprest,
Lovsr? of pootry" made remarks that
smeled of sulfur, claiming that unies tho
nU movement was nipt In tho hud It
would destroy the butl of Amorlkan vers
If not Of tho English. Many declared
they wuld romain stodfast to tho old and
wtild not bo trapt Into the use o? tho
nu, tho uso of which thoy said should
not be winkt at.
Educators who were seon :were not so
woful. Thoy generally oxprest tho opin?
ion that hltho the ch-ange aR thus far an?
nounced had not rlpt tho lining from tho
languag and offorr.-d no great difficulty,
that It wuld not be long bofor It was sup
?prcst. President Eliot, of Harvard, nn'd
President Wilson, pt Princeton, say they
uro surprized and do not tblnk such a
radical reform, wll succeed.
When . Hentfy R. Edmunds, president
of tho-Board of Education here, was ad
drost upon tho subject he said that ho
thot changos ' In 'a langung should
como gradually, so as to easily becomo
flxt In tho public mind by long practise.
Ho did not think that groat changes
should bo dasht Into without great thot.
Edgar' F. Smith, vico provost of the*
University of Pennsylvania, did not call
the now spellng accurst, but wlsht to.
call attention to Uio fact that It would
be confuzlng. "For Instance,"' no Bald,
"passed would be spclod past, tho same,
won! that la now used In an entirely dif?
ferent sense. The uso of mist. Instead
of mlssod would contuse.and make our
languag more Involved than ever."
Ono clas of men who have, sna.pt at tho
nu spollng aro tho printers, who have
graspt the fact that. It may mean, the
reprinting of ovry book In existence that
is dally used in the domlcll. The gild of
printers is for the now Bpe?Mg wltn
oxprost gle. Thero Is naut lacrimal In
their attltud, but thoy aro for the nil
spellng thru and thru, Ever.' whisky
hotel wud .need a nu label, and with
other multitudinous changes there wuld
be no dttlness thruout thft trade.
Widespread discussion Is certain befor
cats are mad to pur, ban. published,
hiccups cured, rimes ritn, maids klst
while they blusht and many old customs
THfiEE ENGLISH EDITORS
"WITH SIMPLE SPELLERS
Editors of the Big Dictionaries in
Sympathy With the Move?
(By Associated- Pre*..)
NEW YOHK, August _7.-Tho ' slm'pll- ?
fled spelling board?, announced to-day
that two distinguished British scholars'
had accepted membership, to testify their,
sympathy with tho new movement to
improve English orthography. One is
Dr. J. A. H. Murray, the senior editor;
of the great Oxford Dictionary of Eng-i
llsh language, of which the associate ;
editor is Henry Bradley, who Joined' 'tXia ?
simplified spelling board some . weeks \
ago. Tho other Is Jrofessor Joseph
Wright, editor of . the English Dialect,
Dictionary. In announcing these elec?
tions, Brander Matthews, chairman ' of
tho board said:
"The simplified spelling board, now
contains the editors of three chief Eng?
lish dictionaries, published In Great
Britain. It had as original members,
tho editors of the three chief American
dictionaries, Webster, The Century and
?Continued from First Page.)
vana, and the question has arisen as to
what shall be done with them.
A considerable number of Insurgents,
aro known to be returning quietly,, ?to."
their homes in the .province of .Havana
and in tho Eastern part of tho province
of Pinar del Rio. In tho latter province
the situation remains unchanged.
Guerra knows nothing of the Mont?lvo
order, and. If ho did, It Is altogether un?
likely that It would affect his course
materially. At present -there, is every
reason for expecting that Guorra will
hold out for some time to como. Tho
district In which he is operating Is in
habltated by Liberals, who are practi?
cally all tentativo, If not active, sympa?
thizers with the Insurrection. Thon, too,
Guorra has hilly fastnesses to which ho,
retiros nightly, and from which it- will
bo practically Impossible to rout him.
Will Avoid Fight.
A favorablo feature of tho situation-in
Pinar del Rio Is that Guerra will not
?fight If ho can help It He Intends, ho
says, to remain out Indefinitely In pro?
test against tho subservience of tho
Tho Association Press is reliably inform,
ed that Asbert's forco, the main Insur
gont body, now In the province of Havana,
amounts to 150 mon, and. that there aro
' not exceeding 100 more In Bmull partios;
Tho eastern part of the province of Pinar
dol Rio is practically unprotected, but
there havo been only petty depredations
by small bands.
Thero Is somo question whothor 'the
Santa Clara band calling themselves
Mendiatn's party were actually command?
ed by the captured loader; but undoubt?
edly ho was with them most of the time.
The Matanzas Insurgents cut little
figure, and Eastern Cuba remains quiet.
GLAD TO ARBITRATE,
BUT NO COMPROMISE
Guerra Declares the Promises of
the Palma Government Can?
not Be Accepted.
(By Associated Press.)
SAN JUAN DE MARTINE-I, August
27.?An Associated Press correspondent
spent last night In Pino Guerra's camp.
Proceeding a league from town, the cor?
respondent oncountored the Insurgents'
post and asked to bo taken to tho gen?
eral, which was finally done, after sending
letters of Identification. Guerra said ha
was willing to talk to. the Atnorlcan
people, and sold:
"I want It understood that I will not
accept any offers of compromise wlt,h
the Cuban government; but I would bo
glad to arbitrate with properly-accredited
representatives of the United states
appointed by Pr?sident Roosevelt on tho
basis only of a now presidential election
in Ouba, Otherwise wo shall stay out
indefinitely. Wo could not trust tho
promises of the palma government In
Guorra gravely charged tho Cuban gov?
ernment with trying to send spies to his
camp, and said:
"While near Sap Luis, an individual,
Andrea Agramonte, presented himself
and stated that the government had
named eight .men, whose names he named,
to join ruy command. After much ques?
tioning he was released. Later ho ap?
peared again, was tried by a council and
proved to be a traitor to our causo, Ho
was hanged August 24a before the entire
force, drawn un In a hollow square.
"I can assure you;" Guerra said, "my
information of movements of troops Is
as perfect as that obtained by Palma, I
the illegal president of Cuba."
Guerra Is all powerful at present among
tho people of this region. He believes I
most confidently,ho could take San Juan I
do 'Martinez,, und. defeat the government!
troops ?any-'night'or any day. He c.harges
President Palma, Secretary Montalvo und
Freyre Andrade with all manner of offi?
cial and personal dishonesty. Until Sun?
day, Guerra had money, but this is com-I
ptetoly exhausted, .and to-day ho began !
Issuing orders In payment for supplies!
on "the Cuban government," which- ho j
assures the people eventually will be paid.
CLOSING SCENES OF
Uly Associated Press.)
RIO DB JANEIRO, August 27.?The
International Pan-American Conference
closed t?-night. Tho ceremonies weire
brief, but Impressive. The building was
beautifully illuminated. * General Rio
Branco, the foreign minister of Brazil,
made a farewell address, expressing the
?government's appreciation of having had
tho conference here and; declaring that
the results would be great towards world
peace. A brilliant ball at at the foreign
ofllco followed the session, oillclals .and
the highest people of society attending.
0? SUMMER CLASS
(By A-Ssoclated Press.)
ANNAPOLIS, MD.. August 27.?The or?
ders governing the final graduating of the
clghty-slx members of . the first class,
who were held over for .special summer
Instruction, were Issued at the Naval
Academy by Superintendent Sands to-day.
The graduation exorcises will be held In
Bancroft : Hall, Instead of In the big ar?
mory, September 12th. Secretary of the
Nayy Bonaparte will be the only speaker.
The final examination of the members of
the class 'Will begin September 3d.
Personals and Briefs.
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Johnson and daugh?
ter, Irene, of No. 910 West Gary Street,
have just returned from a ten-days' trip
to Atlantic City and Philadelphia.
Mr. John H. Redd has returned to the
city, having spent a pleasant vacation
with relatives In Prlnco Edward county.
Miss Linda Davlos, of Philadelphia, Is
spending several weeks with her cousin,
Miss Sara Davles.
MIssob Sally Archer Anderson and Kath?
arine Anderson, of Rlohmond,. are at the
Chnlfonte, Atlantic City.
Mrs. M. E. Howard and Miss Mary
E. Howard, of 2725 Thirteenth Street,
Northwest, Washington, D. C, are guests
at the Jefferson Hotel.
Colored Infantry at Fort Reno.
(By Associated Press.)
EL RENO, OKLA., August 27.?Tho
Twenty-flfth Colored Infantry reached
Fort Reno last night from Brownsville,
Texas, following the Instructions of army
authorities, as a result of the recent
trouble at Brownsville. Orders wore
iBsued to-day at Reno that no trooper
may visit El Peno without a pass. The
camp Is quiet to-night.
FAR WEST END
After somo time spent In this section
as tho guest of friends and rolatlves, Miss
Edith Moore has returned to her homo la
Miss Katie Vogt expects to loave In a
few days for Plnoy Beach, where she will
spend somo timo.
Miss Mabel Williams, of Cr?lg City,
and Miss Florence Jones, of Clifton
Forgo, Va., who have been ylsltlng Miss
Georgio Williams, havo returned home
via Lynchburg, where they spent'several
days as tho guest of Miss Jones's pa?
After a pleasant visit to friends and
relatives in this section Miss Temple
Blackburn has returned to her home at
Tho friends of Mrs, J. Tfirbort Thomp?
son will learn with pie? aura that she Is
Improving quite rapidly cu'tar her recent
Mt. George Elliot, of Baltimore, Md.',' Is
expected hero during the presonl; week,
whore ho will spend some timo In this
section as the guest of friends,
Mrs, August Vollonkompor, of No, 1000
West Cnry Street, Is staying with her
sister, who is quite sick at her homo on
After a pleasant visit In the homo of
hor daughter, Mrs. William Neal has ro
turnod to hor homo In Newport News.
Mr. John Lucord, an ola Richmond boy,
and well known In this seotlon, but who
has boon making his home in West Vir?
ginia for some time, Is horo on a short
visit to his mother.
Miss Marie Wllklns ontortalnod in honor
of hor friend, Miss Nolllo Jonks, of 'Bal?
timore, Md., at her home o? Gary Street,
on Friday last. Tho evening waa dollgltf
fully spent In gamos and other amuse
mont, after whloh tho guests wer? in?
vited Into tho dining room, where fruits
and refreshments wero served. Among
Nettle and Marie Wllklns. tmd Mrs.
George Wllklns; Messrs. Floyd Burton
and Robert Lancaster, of Petersburg:
Frank and Everett Jones, Leonard Doug?
las Noll and Floyd Alexandria, ami
Frank Jonks, of Baltimore. Md.
Miss Katie unci Mamie Pollard, recently
tho guests of friends In- Pcckbrldge and
Amherst counties, havo returned to their
homo, after a very pleasant vaut covering
a period of three months,
MADE FOR LABOR DAY
La.t General Meeting of Commit?
tees Last Night?Parade Will
Be Best in Years.
Tho last meeting of. tho Commute? of
Arrangements of tho big Labor Day cele?
bration on September 3d was hold in
Sparks's Hall last night With Mr. W. H.
Mullen in the -chair, The largest attond.
anco yet recorded was prosent, and every?
body was Impressed with the success
their endeavors had mot with.
As nearly all arrangements had been
completed last Monday night) thero was
nothing left but the reports of good con?
dition by the different committees! and
the receiving" of final directions.' It Is
oxpocted. that ono of the largest crowds
that.ever attended Idlcwood will bo on
hand on Labor Day, and careful prepara?
tions have been mado to batidlo the poo
plo, Tho Committee on Floats promised
a fino turnout for-tho parade.
Marshal E, W, Blnkey. who mot In an?
other room with his many aldea, reported
that final arrangement's hud boon mado to
furnish one of the largest parades
that labor has over had In Richmond.
Tho program of the day, which was
published In Tho Ttm?s-DIspntch two
weeks' ago, will be followed closely.
WHILE DM DRIVE
(Continued From First Page.)
which is attributed to the "flying group,"
or younger members of the parly.
MUCH LAND FOR THE
Ukase Issued Transferring 4.500,
1 000 Acres of Appanage Lands
flly Ansocl?ie? Press.)
ST. PETERSBURG,: August 27.~Tho
distribution vof, ..crowns-appanages, tho
first part of tho administration's agrarian
program, by which it'is hoped to wlri\t?ho
peasantry to the support of the govern?
ment at the coming elections, was put
Into effect to-day, when an ukase was
published transferring tjho -i,5(>0,OOo acros
of appanage lands, mentioned In tho
Associated Press dispatches August 23d,
to the peasants' bank for distribution to
The Urgency .of the .situation is such
that the ukase, which was signed the day
of the .attempt <on the Ufa of Premier
Stolypln;- was ' gazottoir wlth'oTV waiting
for final decision.,as._tp. J,hc method and
terms of payment.
The principal question, whether the lat?
ter shall be thlrty-thrco or sixty yoars,
has not yet been decided. The announce?
ment on this point and of the trnnsfor
of 10,000,000 acres of crown lands ..will bo
made later. - '
The lands chosen for this first distri?
bution Include: First?Lands under culti?
vation, which are not contiguous'to first
tracts,' and where lenses have expired;
second?-forests adjoining or surrounded
by peasant holdings; third?woodlands
suitable':lnr_.hs gpvjsynments of Archangel
The following kinds, ofrmppanagos aro
excluded from these operations: Districts
devoted to factories, foundries or any
mining'concerns, or provided with agri?
cultural or other valuable buildings; or
gardens In a high state of cultivation,
those unsulted for farming, and, finally,
crown-lands in ; tho Crimea and. trans
Caucasla, and those appertaining to the
The apportionment of land assigned for
sale and tho taxation Imposable on said
lands wlll.be fixed by the committee ap?
pointed by.:thot imperial.,ukase of March
4th, with ithe. i assistance of tho peasants'
bank.... ? --. . '
DALMY A FREE PORT
FOR WHOLE WORLD
The Japanese Charge So Ad?
vises State Department and
. (By Associated Prosa.)
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27.?Mr. Mlyaoka,
tho Japanoso charge, called at the Stato
Department to-day and advised Acting
Secretary Adeo that ' Japan will open
Dalny to the commerce of all nations
after Septembor 1st. It Is to be a freo
port, and no Import or export duty will
be lovied on articles of commerce Im?
ported Into or exported from Kwan-to
Shu through Dalny; From tho same dato
Ships of all nations will bo permitted
to ply and engngo In traffic between
Dalny. or Tarlen, as the town Is now
callod, and all tho pqrts of Japan that
are open to foreign commerce.
Tho following stutemont was made to?
"The Eastern Chin?se Railway is
tho groat artery of Manchurlan com?
merce, and It Is of utmost Importance
that goods or merchandise which enter
Manchuria by tho Southern Mnn
of AU Standard
Sold on.easy terms direct
from the factory.
Chas. M. Stief f
205 ?. Broad St.
The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which has been
la uso for over 30 years, lias "born? the signature of
^-rf _ i ? and has been tnado under his per
rJrL?LJ&Jty'fcfai sonal stipcrvision since its infancy.
^"lAS* f, '<?<?*U'!/. Allow no ono to deceive you in this.
Ali Counterfeits. Imitations and " Just-ns-good" arc but
Experiments that'trifle with and endanger the health of
Infants and Children?Experience against Experiment*
What is CASTORIA
Castoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare?
goric, props and Soothing Syrups. It is Pleasant. It
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic
. fiiihstancc. Its ago is its guarantee. It destroys Worms
and allays Fcvcrishncss. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind
Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
? and Flatulency^'/ It assimilates the Food, regulates the
Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep.
The Children's Panacea?The Mother's Friend.
GENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS
Bears th? Signature of
The KM You Haye Always Bought
In Use For Over 30 Years.
Ht OKNTAUI. COMPANY, TT MU?R?Y STRICT, NCW KO?* CITY.
cliurian Railway shall' stand in no
moro unfavorable position than the
merchandise that ontor3, . Manchuria
from tho north by tho Eastern Chlneso
Railway, and more especially as. by
the treaty between Russia and China,
articles of eommercV entering China
front tho Russian - frontier by that
railway Is subject to only two-third
of the tariffs that are Imposed on
articles imported through tho open
ports on tho coast , of China, If
Chinese customs wore to be u3tubllshed ?
feolcly at Talron, while goods entering
by the back door from' the Russian
frontier were to bo exempt from the'
payment of oven two-thirds of the
ordinary customs tariff, the Southern
Manohurlan Railway would bo serious?
ly handicapped, pn the question of
tho establishment of Chlneso customs
. at Tairons, Japan's contention has
merely'been that It would bo unjust
Unless customs were simultaneously
established at ihn Russo-Chlnese fron- ,
tier, so that the back door may equally
. bo guard-d when .tho' front-door is
dosesd to duty free on try."..
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ART NOTES FBOM ;
Third Exhibition of the Virginia
Summer School of
UNIVERSITY OK VIRGINIA, August
27,?Tho third exhibition of- the Virginia
Summer School of Art took placo In tho
studio In tho mechanical laboratory ot
the University last Friday. The exhibi?
tion showed more work and of bettor
quality than nny provlous pno. Tho pic?
tures, tastofully arranged, filled three
walls of the great hall. Two sides were
dovoted to color work, and the ond walls,
opposito the windows, to charcoal draw?
ing, a most artistic sketch of a young
woman, framed In oval, by Miss Uliza
beth Burbot-, of Richmond, being espe?
cially worthy of note. ,
Thero wero hero some vigorous draw?
ings by Mr, Shopherd, of Petersburg, Va.;
Miss Grace i MclSnally. of Chesterfield
county, Va.; Miss Winnie Watts, ,of
Pranktown, Va.; Miss Thacker, and
A spirited crayon of a rod-haired girl
stood out well against a Bcarlet drapery,
and did great credit to the skill of Miss
Mary Duke, as *vell as did tho oil por?
trait of a lady wearing a bluo dress.
lit tho''medium of 'oils, Miss Barber's
talent was well displayed In a pleasing
restful study of the old arcadoB of Jeffer?
son's day, gleaming out pure and white
amid the summer follago.
An exquisito bit of cloud effect In a
delightful landscape spoke well for Miss
MeKnally's appreciation of tho beauti?
Miss Morgan, of Lynchburg, had a
beautiful llttlo wood scene, recalling viv?
idly ono painted by the famous actor,
Joo Jofforson, whloh now hangs in tho
Corcoran Gallery of Art, In Washington.
Messrs, Walker ond Muollor, of Rich?
mond, wore woll r*jvesented by good
landBcapo studios in oil, Miss Mclntlre,
of Richmond .had n pleasing study of a
young lady, Mrs, Hawoa, of St. Louis, a
charming genre plcturo of a child In
In water-color., the work of Miss E,
D. Rico, of Washington,- D. C; Mrs.
Carroll a?a othor. showed groat proi.i
Ise, and was Bald to bo the best hlthorl ;.
produced In tho school.
, Tho weather, which had all sunnnu'?
showed n tondenoy to Anglomania, kindly
for ono day rosumo:' its patriotism, and
colobrntod trio occasion by being bright,
and tho exhibition was well attend?--?!.
Much appi'i'alaUon wns felt of tt.'j
faithful and skilful teaching of ' 'r. Rao
Sloan Bredin, of Now Vork. whose caro
for tho Individual work of each pupil, and
unflagging Int irost and sympathy In each
had mado possible this expmsslon of tho
lovo for tho pure and bountiful, which
constitutes true art.
A good study of Norman, tho favorito
model and llttlo "mascot" of tho Summer
.School, smiling a woleomo from a gilt,
iranm on tho wall, well represented tho
kind master's own skilful, brush, and
many thank him for tho Inspiration de.
rtvod therefrom. :...- o '
HEBREWS PROTEST AGAINST
DEPORTATION OF HEBREWS
(By A<??ooUM(Hl Pf <???)
KNOXVIlilvE, TBNN.. Auguat 37,-1?.
Sclnvart., presldont of tho local Hebrew
congregation, to-day sent the following
tolegraphlo protost to President Roosevelt
?gainst tho doportatlon of .Jtebrow or?
phans ordered by fill's Islam! oOioIula
"KnoxvUlo Hebrews, protest Ofirtlnst
deportation of Russran*H.brew orphans.
We will provl?e tor 'two,"
Is Oposed to Joint Debates?iThe
Day at Pine
(Special by Southern Bell Telephone.)
NORFOLK, VA., August 27.?There will
ho no Joint, debate between Representa?
tive Maynanl and Colonel.John C. Cab?ll
In their contest'for Democratic nomina-,
tlon Cor the' House of "Representatives.
from tho Second Virginia'District.
?ilr. Maynanl to-day addressed a letter
to Colonel Caboll, declining the latter'a';
request for such debate. Colonel Cabella
wanted especially to speak with _Mr.'May
nard at a Maynard meeting t,o be Jheld
!; In' Portsmouth on Friday night, but Mr.'
?laynnrd advised his opponent that the .
weetlMJ? had been arranged by his friends,
and that ho hn$ been merely asked to
make an address, and had no right- to
grant him or anyone else any time- for
Mr. Maynard .himself Is opposed to
joint debates between candidates of the
same party. Both Mr. Maynard and Mr.
Cabell havo been, Invited to speak at the
big Lahor Day celebration at Pine Beach'
next Monday, but they are not expected
to conduct a joint debate. ' vv;
Tho labor organizations of Norfolk*,'*
Portsmouth and Newport News will cele?
brate at Pino Betich. >...-.
Mr. James Kirby, of Chicago, president
of tho Structural Trade Alliance, will
be the principal speaker at Pine Beach.,
(Special liy Southern Bolt Telephone.) ? '. ?
NORFOLK, VA-. August _ff.?The tugboat;
i Clay Foreman, of Elizabeth City, N. C, recont
! ly rebuilt nt a cost of.$8.000, nag been burnsa
near Elizabeth City. The tugboat formally,
I piled In Norfolk waters.
you need . ;;;,..
AMMONIA WASHING POWDER
Whitens and Cleans? ?
Does Not Injure*
SAVES TIME. SAVES WORK.
Universal Housefurnlshlng Coupdm la
You Vnl? see from the analyste
|that it contains much more
'LIT.HJ& than any other water
on the market.
We make tho assertion, based
upon axporlence, that It Is the best
agent known for eliminating uric
acid, and for tho cure of such dl?
eases as HUoumatlsm, Gout, Gravel
Stone in . the Bladder and Kidneys,
Brlght's Disease, Prostatltls, Inflam?
mation of the Bladder, Uric Acid
Diathesis and all troubles arising
from diseased or disordered kidneys.
It is also highly endorsed as a spe?
clflc'for Constipation, Indigesti?n and
Catarrh of Stomach and Dowels.
For Sal? by ail Prugglsts,
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