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Program for Labor Day Stunts
Full of Attractivc
THRILLING SHAM BATTLE
OppOfing Armies Will Struggle
for Mastery 'Mid Shot
Trylng to see All that gnes on at.
the State Falr Grounds during the
Labor Day celohratlon to-morrow wlll
tax one even moro than nttemptlng to
watch all tne acts at n four-ring cir?
cus. A program full of attractlve
stunts has beon arranged hy the com?
mlttee, to *,ho extrnt that lt seems
inipe-sRlble lhat those In charge- could
have thought of anything more.
Events Imve beem so arrangorl as
to Innure something golng on all tho
tlme. Comlc contosts wlll be numcr
ous enough to keep evory spoctator ln
good humor. yf>t many of the races wlll
be ln dead e.irncst and full of spirit.
Of course, thc spectarular foature of
the program will bc the sham battle,
ln which all the mllltia forces of the
clty wlll take part. Two armies wlll
be on the grounds, ono for attack and
the other for defense.
Plnn for flnttle.
Under Mnjor E. AV. Bowles, the Rich?
mond Llght Infnntry Bluos" Battalion
wlll endoavor to hold a posltion to tho
south of tho race track. In thls at
tompt tho battalion wlll be alded by
the Boys' Brlpade and by one of tho
guns of tho Hlohmnnd Howitzors, with
Its eomplomont of nrttllorymon.
The Attack, led by Major L. T. Prlco,
of the Flist Ueglmont. wlll como from
the north and rear of tho grandstnntl.
With one of tho Howitzors' guns pro
toctlnn: Us advance. thls army wlll "i'l
vanoe and nirompt tn dislodge tho
dofonders from tholr posltion. Outpost
work wlll be gono through wlth, and
both sldes wlll rlo somo mnnoeuvrlnay
for pcsttlon. At the end, the invaders
wlll chargo across the raco track ovat,
and will bo met hy tho dofendlng army
in full ronftiot. nmlrt tho roarlng of
canhon and tho erarklo of small arms.
The full program for the celebratlon
is as follows:
Danclng from 1. o'clock until 7:30.
AVomen's prlze. a hnndsomo liand-mlr
ror. Men's prize, n palr of shoes.
10:45 A. M.?Sack raco. flfty yards,
open to all. Prizo. a plcture,
11:1.". A. M.?'Fat men's raco, 100
yftrds: npon to all mon welghing' over
.00 pounds. Prlze. n box of clgars.
11:45 A. M.?Married women's race,
nfty yards: open to all married Wo-.
men. Prlze, one MarselUrs qtiilt.
12 noon?Tlie buty show will tiko
place ln thc danclng pavillion. Frlzo
.o the pretticst baby betweon six
?months and one year of age, go.-art.
Prlze for prottiest baby from ono to
two years "ld. a palr of baby .shoos,
given by the committeo. Each baby
? ntered will rcoive a doll free.
12.15 P. M.?Tug of war between
teams of blacksmiths and boilermak
ers. Prlze, 100 clgars.
12:45 P. M.?Egg raco, twenty-nvo
yards: open to single women only.
Prlze. a music satchel.
I P. M.?AVrestllng match. between
"Kid Caudle." a middleweight cham- ?
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Special Sale on
45c Close, Heavy q A 35c Close, Heavy *ja
Weave Mattings .. tJ^rC Weave Mattings .. _?*_C
40c Close, Heavy cyrj 30c Close, Heavy ?j/\
Weave Mattings ... _. I C Weave Mattings .. _d\IC
9x12 Fine Axminster Druggets. ?&_.TTeDU
9x12 Tapestry Druggets.
8.3x10.6 Tapestry Druggets _. $1U?S
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310 East Broad Street
"Wrong Side Street." Cheap rent
is the reason we sell you Furniture, Mat?
tings ar-d Stoves Twenty Per Cent.
Cheaper than the other dealers.
We make a specialty of packing
household goods for shipment.
Express Prepald from Distiller <o You ."?
2Ca-ll_.-._ .__ (E 3i*or$7.BO orl forS3,cholceotUyo,BourbonorCorn
UrlllOnS lOr $Ot FultonStralrrlitwlilrdiryhl_lii>>,>.nieillelnnltlioroiigbly
maturod, ln Myers patent Igollondemljohua. To prove Fulttm ls boat you noed
We shlpon SOelny'scredltilfynu havoyoiirmorohnntnrbnnlc wrlte UBguar
antooinKnccoiitit. NoC.O.D.ritllOunrl Unttlosof nycBotirbonor Corn aro
cxprossoilpropnldlnplnlnlinxes.rlllior 4 for83,8 forSG.or 12 for $9.
FREE?4 mlntature bottles of SelOCtO- Fulion wlth i.very 2 riillon onler,
6 with 3 giillon orders, aocompanled byraRh. If not sntli.^-'l wlth WhlsK.y
rottirn; nml, if paid for, all your money wlll be rofuntlO'l by flrst tnnll. 9M
*??? MYERS & COMPANY, JfGtffflgtifot, RT.
1ff, fi. R?i. Out't >"o. M, ?t? Pitr., Kr. Orilfn friim Mnni.. Wyo., Cola., K. Met. ?n.l WMttbrfpof, muato.-ill
for -1 l >.-r SO full quaart bottlei, 6 salloni ln .lrmljohm, cr i, etak, for f IA hr jr. p.ii l frelgbt. Wrl>~ fcr nxprclf tcrmp.
Wrlto (or our book, "A Falr Cuitomer," and prlce llst?i.alo. E-SSTT?""^0' y
Last Survivor of the Faculty
That Taught Under General Lee
-i I ii i??????<?i>??^???
rnoFEssoR alexander l. xelsox,
g i . g-gsaa
:ilon, and "Happy" Grant. Prize to
2 P. M.?Baseball game .between St.
James Sunday School team and Hask
er Meinorial Sunday School team.
Prize lo the wlnnlng- team, $F> ln gold.
5 P. M.?Balloon ascenslon. profes?
sor ir at. Churchlll will go up 2,000
feet rirop to earth ln a pnraelmte.
5 P. M.?Amateur ball throwlng
contest, open to all amateurs. Prize,
5 p. jr.?,A sliam battle, reproduelng
the "Battle of Gcttyeburg." Rlch?
mond Llght Infantry Blues, Flrst
Kcglment. Virglnia Volunteer.*, Rich?
mond Howlt.er. and the Boys' Brigado
llncc Trnck Eveiiln.
10 A. M.?Amateur bicyclo race, one
mlle; open to teams of local unlons
and unlon men only. Prize 100 cl
Immedlately after the above there
/ill bo a free-for-nll amateur blcyclo
ace, one mile; open to all. Prize, a
12:30 P. M.?Four motorcyclo races
nder tho supervlslon of G. H. Thomp
3 to S P. M.?Horse races, Iiarnes3
nd trotting classes, three heats each;
upervised by XV. J. Carter.
t 27 Plne Street. Tho name ls not on
ie door now.
The next stngc saw the vlsltors in
He ofllco of thc Broadway lawyer, ac
ompanied by Colt nnd Thorman. The
Lwyor was most doclslvc. The money
'ould come lorth tho mlnute the vis
-ors proved they wore rosponslble.
ho vlsltors sa.ld thoy dld not want
ny bonds underwritten, they wanted
ash. The lawyer frowned. He turned
?> tho telephone nnd sald:
"Olve mo J. I*. Morgan & Co.'s offlco."
'hero was a walt. ?
"Is that J. P. Morgan & Co.? I want
_ tnlk to Mr Wilson, tho cashlor.
'hat you Wllson? This ls Blank; yes,
Jlank. Say, do you peoplo want to
mt up $U>0,000 on a gllt-edge Vir
rlnia coal proposltlon?you do, lf lt
s all right? Well, thls ls flrst-class;
?ou can take my word for lt."
There was more conversation, and
inally the lawyer repcatcd Mr. Wll
ion's acceptanco of the proposltlon.
irovided the lawyers and the en
jlneers approved of the schemo. That
,vas good enough for the vi-iltors. Tht-n
.hey were told for the deal to get
through lt was necessary to retaln
he lawyor ln question. Hls fees
would be Inconslderable. Ho would
mcorporate the company, attend to
he payment of taxes, and arrango the
jrellmlnartes. They gavo him $500 to
start wlth, the next day gave him
They immedlately weat to tho elub
irato offlces of tho englneers, where
hey wero told that an examlnatlon
vouid be mado of the property for
;i,500, which was pald. The examlna
ion was made and was most favorable.
Cnll lor More Money.
The party rotui-W. to New York,
vhere they were Informed that they
nust pay the lawyer $1,000 moro foi
learching the title and a further fee ol
t3,500 for hls work. They had begun
to smell a mouse by thls tlme, and ob
lected. Whoreupon they were in
ormed that the deal was all off. Whon
hey protested they wero laughed at
ind they have valnly fought for thelt
money ever slnce. They havo a masi
of doe.umentary promises and repre
sentations, whlch they are savlng foi
It was the same way wlth the bricl
men, tho whiskey men and all the oth
ers. They were asked' to put up monej
for expenses untll they had no mon
or refused. Thon they wero told tha.
lt was all over. ln every case Ii. E
Thorman appeared as the reprosentatlvi
or foreign cnpltallsts, wlth the "Banqui
of the Antllles" as hls prlnclpal. Tln
btink ln question ls not reglstered li
any of the blue books that come t'
Wall Street, und private detectlvo re
ports recelved show that a fainllla
person nbout tho lnstltution ls Gosllr
Ceclllua Swenson, Wllllam Fillmor
L-elnnd and other offlcers of the Alaska
Northweatern Rallroad appeared nghai?
to-day to know thnt thoy hnd evc
had business deallngs with such a poi
son us Thorman. Thoy clalmed the
did not know ho wns such a persot
He had been a director for a shoi
tlmo, thoy admltted, and ho had oai
rled carda showing ho was Its "gor
eral manager." but they hnd got rl
of him months ugo. Now thoy wei
Blmnly waiting untll tho $10,003,01
bonda could be undorwrltton, whe
work would be begun upon the 2,3f
mlles of road from the Bchiing Se
"Wo are not selling stock now,
said Swenson. "Any one trylng to d
lt. ncts wlthout authorlty. lf thero
any wrltten agreement of _, _. Thoi
man & Co. shown, lt is unuuthorlze
We dld sell some stock around 190
hut not recently, We are a legltlraai
l corporation, and we. nev^r know su<
UNERAL OF LA!
OF lEE'S FACULTV
Many Attend Serviccs Over Pro?
fessor Alexander Nelson at
[Speclal to The Tlmos-Plspatch.1
Lexington, Vn? September ."..?Pro
fosfior /Alexander Lockhart Neison, who
dled AVednesday evenlng, was buried
thls tnornlnfj from tho Presbyterian
Church, the funeral tnking place at
11 o'clock. The pastor. Rev. Alfrcd T.
Grnham, d. D., eondueted the servlces.
Ho was asslstod bv Rev. C-. B. Ftrlckler,
D. D? of Unlon Thoologlcal Sotnlnory,
Klchmond. who Is roctnr of AA'ashlng
tom and Lee University. A large con
course followed tho remalns to the
cemetery, where the Interment wns
mado ln the family sectlon. nenr tho
gravo of General Stonewall .Tnrkson.
The florai offerlngs woro nujTiorouB
nnd elaborate, The flowers were enr
rlnd from the church to tho cemetery
by young people who rnmpoBO tha
cholr. Among the lionorary pall
bcarers were President George H.
Denny and members of tho faculty of
AVashlngton and Lee University; Gen?
eral Scott Shlpn, formerly superlnten
dent of the Vlrglnin. Military In-ti
tuto, and several monibors ot the'
faculty of that Institution.
Professor Nelson wns born and rear
ed in Augusta county, and was of
Scotch-Irlsh ancestry. Ho was
In his eighty-fnurth year, and Just
ten days beforo his death. he
had celebrated his eighty-thlrd blrth?
day and received the congratu
latlons of his numerous relatlves
and frlends. His father was Alexander
Franklln Nelson, who was a son of
Alexander Nelson, an immlgrant from
Ulster. Irelnnd. His mother was Ellza
Gay, an immlgrant from Londonderry.
Young Nelson'was cducated at Wash?
lngton College, now Washlngton and
Lee University. He entered in 1S4
artd graduated three years latev. In
1851 hc returned to tho college as
professor of matlicmntics. which posl?
tion he ftlled for flfty-two years, re
tiring in 1006 from actlvo dutles. The
board of trustees mado hlm emeritus
professor of mathematics. The seml
centennlal of his profcssorshlp was
celebrated ln 1904 by tho nlumnl of the
college, and a massivo nnd beautlful
sllver servlco was preKonlod to him on
that occasion. ile retlred as a benc
flclary of tho Carnegle l'V,dndatIon for
the. advanccment of loarnlng, whlch
gave hlm a llheral penslon.
He was the last survlvor of tho
ante-bellum faculty of tho collogo
ond Of the fnculty that taugh
whlle General Robert E. Leo was pres?
ident. He served under (Ive presldents
and with an ever-clianglng faculty.
Professor Nelson was an elder ln
tbe Lexington Presbyterian Church. He
was deacon at tho time that Stonewall
Jackson hold a slmllar offlclal posltion.
Ho was for a long time a teaeher in tho
Sunday school and for some tlme su?
perintcndent. For nearly half a cen
tury he was a member of tho cholr.
Thousands of young men have gone
forth from his class room to adorn
every walk and professlon ln llfe.
Some are Governors of States. some are
Judges, some Drofessors, some doctors
of dlvlnlty and some have attained
hlgh Influenco In the counclls of tho
[Speclal to The Tlrnos-Dlspatch.l
Fanacea Springs, N. C, September
3.?\Arlth the dawnlng of the flrst of
the fall months many of the guests
at this charmlng resort folded their
tents and wended thelr way home, but
othess came ln to take thelr places,
and the season Is hy no means closed.
So famous have become the waters
of the Panacca that the hottling
establlshment connected with the
sp-ing is now kept running every hour
in the day to keep up wlth the orders
that are coming in from all parts
of Virginia and North Carollna.
How to Get Rid
A Simple, Safe, Reliablc Way, and lt |
Costs Nothin? to Try.
Those who suffcr from catarrh know its |
miserics. There is no need of this suffer
ing. You can get rid of it by a simple,
safe, inexpensive home treatment discov
ercd by Dr. Blosser, who, for over thirty
five years has been treating catarrh suc
His treatment is unlikc any other. It
not a spray, dourhe, salvc, cream or
inhaler, but is a more direct and thor?
ough treatment than any of these. It
cleans out the head, nosc, throat and
lungs so that you can again brcathe freely
and sleep without that stopped-up feeling
that all catarrh suffercrs have. It heals
the diseased mucous membranes and ar?
rests the foul discharge, so that you will
not be constantly blowing your nose and
spitting, and at the same time it does not
poison the system and ruin the stomach,
as internal medicincs do.
If you want to test this treatment with?
out cost, send your address to Dr. J. W.
Blosser, 139 Walton Street, Atlanta, Ga.,
and he will send you by return mail
enough of the medicine to satisfy you
that it is all he claims for it as a remedy
for catarrh, catarrhal headaches, ca
tarrhal deafness, asthma, bronchitis,
colds and all catarrhal complications. He
will also send you free an illustrated book?
let. \Vrite him immediatelv.
Your Watch is Wrong
And you will be too late for your engage
ment which is a great loss, much more
than the cost of a good watch, which
would irist fifty years and cause you tr
be on time. Our watches are guaranteet
to keep accurate time.
"The Dlaraond Store."
J. S. JAMES
Jowclor tyid Optlcian,
SEVENTH AND MAIN STREETS.
Send 25c for Sample, Full SUe Jor._
IMartin's Massage Cream]
A t-roum of quality i
and pcrft-ction. Kn;
ub.olute e-.ential -I
tbe tollet, und tjuur
untei'd to bo of last
Ing ben-flt to tho
? iMriiiT'is-mrrfr.rfflnr m ??? ??
Showing Passengers Entcring Car.
Showing Passengers Leaving Car.
FLOOR PLAN OF CAR
' During the month of September rrew car?=ofvthe-pay_?-yo_.enter type will'bc put into operation on the Broad- >
Main line. In adopting this type of carrthe company haa three principal objects in view:
First?The prevention of nccidente to pa_sengersentcr__g or leaving car.
Second?The facilitatlon of the collectionof fare. _y-the -conductor, enabling him-themore cloeely to- attend to''.
theopcration of the car.
Third?The eliraination of pushing and crowding, by keeping thc conductor out/of?-the car andby providing i
separate doors for entrance-and exitof passengers.
Pay-as-you-enter cars are being adopted aa standard in allof-the-Iarge and more progressivc-citiea in this country,
fifty different companies in the Unlted Statesjiow operating ov_r?ix thousand cars of thia type, and the records prove
the great success, both from the companies' standpoint an. the 6tandpoint of the patrons. It is believcd that the
above result. can be fully realized ber. if the company hastheco-operation of its patrons in the observatioaof a-few j
simple rules, as follows:
1. Passengers are requeeted to have exact amount of fare ready-cash or tickets.
2. Passengers will enter only by rearplatform at point-marked "entrance" on car, and foTlow thc direction of the '
arrow on the above drawing. ?
3. Passengers will dcpoeil theexactamount of caah fare orticket in fare box and pass into car througlrtb_-?n
4. Transfers will be handed unfolded to.oruiuctoraiid?ot-d_poeited in fare-box.
5. Passengers needing change or tickets will receive-the full amount of change or ticket*-from the conductor. ?'
out of which passengers will deposit fare in fare- box.
6. Transfers will be asked for at time of depoaiting fare in fare box.
7. Passengers desiring change, tickets or tranafers are requested kindly-to allowthose with exact fare and not
needing transfers topass in first; thus facliitating the movement into thc car.
8. Conductore are not requircd to change bills of larger denommation than42:00.
9. Standing on rear platform will not be allowed, as ic-brocks-cntrance andtexft.
10. No baggage or bundlcs wil! be allowed on the platform. Ifvtoojbulky-to_e-taken fnaMej baggage willnot be
allowed to be taken on car.
11. PassejDgers desiring to leave car will useironbdoor as faras possibla.
VIRGINTA JLAIEWATA^D POWER COMPANY.
News of South Richmond
South Richmond Bureau,
1103 Hull Street.
Labor Day will be observed in the
Southsldo to-morrow wlth a genoral
suspenslon of business. The city olllceB
and courts will bo closed. Thero wlll
bo no speclal observanco of tho day.
other than that the greater number
of peoplo wlll attend tbe Labor Day
celebratlon, whlch is to be held at
the Stato Falr Grounds under the
ausplces of the Central Labor Unlon.
. R. F. Wlieolhouse, of Seventh Street,
was arrested last nlght oy- a chargo
of beatlng ihls wlte. Tt ls probable
that he will not be glvon a hearlng
untll Tuesday, owlng to the suspension
of the city court to-morrow ln obsorv
ance of Labor Day,
Many frlends attended the funeral or
AVllllam B. Cox, whlch was held yes?
terday afternrbn from the resldence of
R. T. Mlllor. at Forest Hill. Interment
was in Hollywood Cemetery.
The funeral of Casslus M. Crano, who
RULES MADE FOR
Squads Will Take Long Compe
tion in Heavy Marching
Rules for the regulation of the Ttlch
mond-Petersburg walk on September 10
were formulated at a meeting laBt
nlght of the Blues* athletlc commlttoe.
The squads for the competltlve march
have not yet been selected, but wlll
be chosen from thoso who have been
practiclng some tlme next week. Tho
rules; aro as follows:
Squad to be" composod of eight men.|
Each man to carry regulation blanket
roll composed of shelter half, one pole.
four plns, blanket and poncho.
Each man to wear uniform as now
worn by Richmond Llght .nfantry
Blues Battalion nt rogular drllls, car?
rylng gun and bayonet,
Each man to wear web belt, canteen
and haversack. HavorsacW to contam
knlfc, fork, spoon and meal can.
Tlmo only to be oounted.
Each squad must flnish wlth men not
moro than two yards apart, or distanco
of l'ourtecn yards betweon flrst and last
All oighi men must___l_h,or team will
Start to be mado from Slxth Stroet
entninco to Blues' Armory,
B-oute: slxth Street to Marshall, Mar?
shall to Seventh, to Grace, to Ninth, to
Froo Brldgo, to Seventh Srtent, South
Richmond, to Porry, to Cowardin Ave?
nue, to Petersburg Turnplko, to brldge
Flnish: Tlmo to bo taken to ond ot
brldgo in Petersburg.
Teams to recelvo no assistanco ol
any nattira from outtuue sourccs.
Teams to start at thlrty-mlnute in
tervals. posltion of oach team oi
guard to be drawn by their respactlvt
Captain ot each team or squad to cer
ttty that rules uavo been followed at
dled Friday morning In Petersburg.
waa hold ycBterday afternoon from
Wood's Church, in Chesterfleld county.
Mr. Crane ls survlved by hU wlfe and
Elslo May, tho slx-montbs-old daugh?
ter of Mrs. Ellon Kelley, of 516 West
Kighth Stroet, dled yesterday morning
at 5 o'clock. The funernl will bo held
to-day at 3:30 o'clock ln Maury Cem?
Mlss Hattie Dale, 1009 Decatur Street,
Floral Designs of
Appropriate for any Occasion
Handling the largest business of this class in Rich?
mond, we ate prepared to supply Floral Designs at
the shortest notice.
We carry a large and varied stock of "Forms"
(and are prepared to make exclusive designs), and
the services of our experts insure the most satisfac
tory results. Special facilities for filling out-of
The Hammond Co., Inc,
Phone Mad. 630. 109 E. Broad St.
First Three Days of This Week
Offers to buyers of
Chamber, Dining-Room, Parlor
and Library Furniture
The greatest values ever offered in this city. . _ ^
Entire Stock on Sale
Only at Broad Street Store.
THE PITTS FURNITURE CO., Inc,
tjto 117 West Broad Street.
H. W. BARBEE. Manager, ? ....'."
who has been visltlng relaUves ln
Nashvllle, Tonn.. ls expected to return
MrB. W. H. "Wyatt and daughter, Myr
tlc. have returned to Danvllle aftet
spendlng sevoral weeks hero.
Rev. J. Clarence Mlles wll! preach to?
day in Clopton Stroet Baptlat Church.
Itev. J. XV. Durham ts expected to re?
turn to-day from a two months' vaca?
tlon spent abroad. Hls Sunday school
Ib preparlng a welcome for him on hla
At the Oak Grove Baptlst Church
to-day the pastor, Rev. D. G. Lancas?
ter, will preach at morning and eve?