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THE WORK OF
Gravity of the Texas Flood Situa?
Out Ttion?i>ti?l 1'cmnim on n Mound
nro Hiirroiiutlcd by I'oinoiioun
Reptile? mul M?wly g?eri*tiiiis For
Hunt Of FOOll ? SlOVetllOIII Ol
TrnlnsOouernll jrNnspe tided?Vauy
Morles of Di owuluc mill l>l?n?tcr.
(By Telegraph to Vlrglnlan-Pilot.)
Duke. Texas, July ".?The flood situa?
tion Is more grave to-day. The river
rose two feet during the night and is
still rising. The life savers from Gal
voston started out soon after daylight
and are doing splendid work.
The Galvcston crews brought in GS
refugees last night from the high em?
bankment at the Santa Fe bridge over
the Brazos, where the people had taken
refuge. Refugees are Hocking In from
all sides or the river. Four deaths by
drowning arc reported near here in the
last 24 hours. The dead are:
Ellas Desay, colored;
Mrs. Adams, tin aged white woman.
Mose King, colored, and a child of
Henry Snow, colored.
ONE THOUSAND PEOPLE PERISH?
St. I.ouls, July 7.?A special to the
Post Dispatch from Austin, Texas,
Governor Sayers to-day received a
message from Sealey over the long dis?
tance telephone saying that 1.000 peo
Bons who had taken refuge on a mound
three miles below there are slowly per?
ishing for want of food. To add to the
horror, the unfortunates are surround?
ed by poisonous reptiles. Huddled to?
gether with the human beings are seve?
ral hundred of live stock. A number of
those on the mound have received
bites from the reptiles and are In u
THE SITUATION IN RICHMOND.
Richmond. Tex., July ".?Never in the
history of Richmond were such scenes
?witnessed as are depicted to-day. Busi?
ness Is practically suspended. Many
plantations are under water. All trains
eave those on the Southern Pacific West
have been abandoned. Provisions are
running low and unless something is
done quickly there will he great suffer?
ing here within a few days. It Is be?
lieved there will be, at the very least,
from 3,000 to 5.000 persons to feed from
this place within a week. Stories of
drowning and disasters are coming In
constantly, but they cannot be verified,
although It la probable that many of
them are correct. The water hae
reached the river bridge and is clash?
ing between the Iron guy rods under
It and for the lirst time the railroad
company has stopped all trnfllc over it.
A LIBERAL DONATION.
New York. July 7.?The New York
Mutual Life Insurance Company,
through ItM president. Richard A. Mo.
Curdy, to-day telegraphed to Governor
Bayers, of Texas, to draw on that com?
pany for the sum of Sfi.OOO in aid of
the sufferers of the Brazos river Hoods,
TENT WILLISTON AT NIGHT.
ENDEAVORF.RS" MEMORIAL SER?
VICES OVER MISS WILL ARD,
GLADSTONE AND MUEL?
(By Telegraph to Virglnlan-Pllot.)
Detroit. Mich., July 7.?The meeting
In Tent Wllllston took the form of a
memorial service. Eulogies were de?
livered upon the life and character of
Gladstone, Francos E. Wlllard niul
George Mueller. Dr. Clark presided.
Forceful words of love and apprecia?
tion concerning the character of Fran?
ces E. Wlllard were spoken by Miss
Jessie Ackerman, of Chicago. Her ad?
dress was always impressive und some?
times pathetic. Miss Ackerman said
that Miss Wlllard would be best known
in history as a philanthropist and re?
WILL WILLARD, GLADSTONE AND
Rev. Dr. John Pollock, of Glasgow,
Bcotland, eulogized William B. Glad
Stone, whom he characterized as the
most commanding figure of the nine?
teenth century, as Washington was the
most commanding figure of the eigh?
"George Mueller, the apostle of pray?
er." formed the subject of an Interesting
address by Rev. James Mursell, of
OUR SOLDIERS AND SAILORS.
Rev. Dr. Wayland Hot, of Philadel?
phia, spoke in honor of "Our Soldi-.!.-;
Tremendous npplnuse greeted his ref?
erence to Admirals Dewey and Schley
and Theodore Roosevelt, and lo the
American successes in the battles of the
A NOVELTY OX PROGRAM.
A noyelty on the program which
aroused great enthusiasm was the in?
troduction of Rev. Mr. Mazeruia, a na?
tive Cuban and an evangelist among
his people, who expressed his l hanks to
the American people for the liberation
AN ABSURD RUMOR.
SOUTHERN AND L. & N. RAILWAY
WILL NOT CONSOLIDATE.
(By Telegraph to Virglnlan-Pllot.)
Atlanta, Cia., July 7.?The Constitu?
tion to-morrow will Kay: '
"The rumor that the Southern and
Louisville and Nashville are to he con?
solidated Is regarded as absurd by
railway men. The two systems are
working In harmony, but no one who
Understands their relatlona gives the
slightest credency to the report that
they are to bo merged.
"The rumor that the consolidation of
the two great systems would occur
waR nn Inference drawn from the ru?
mor that Mr. Culp expected to go with
the Louisville and Nashville. Even if
that were true, the inference would be
rldlclkloua. Railway men laugh at the
fivhols matter.'* .k _ ..
STANDING OF THE CLUBS.
Won. Lost. Per Ct.
Brooklyn .47 22 .GSl
Boston . 42 26 .CIS
Chicago . 40 25 .015
Philadelphia. 40 2G .60S
Baltimore . 37 28 .567
St. Louis. 37 29 .061
Cincinnati .31 32 .015
Pittsburg . 32 34 .493
.New York . 30 37 .448
Louisville . 26 42 .3S2
Washington .22 47 .329
Cleveland . 12 53 .lbS
PITTSBURG. 7: CHICACiO. 6.
Pittsburg, Pa., July 7.?Oarvln had
two hod Innings, the second and third,
when the Pittsburgs made nine hits
ami all of their runs. Tannehill was
easy and Leever was substituted in tho
eighth. Attendance, 1.S00.
Score by Innings: R.H.E.
Pittsburg.04300000 x? 7 12 I
Chicago.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1? 6 12 2
Tannehill, Leever and Schrlver; Gar
vin and Donohue. Umpires?Swart
wood and H. Burns. Time?1:25.
WASHINGTON, 1; BALTIMORE. 3.
Washington, D. C, July 7.?McGin
nlty was not in good form to-day. He
whs rather wild und the Senators hit
frequently. Mercer pitched well, the
visitors being unable to make a hit un?
til the sixth inning. Attendance. 2,000.
Score by Innings: K H.E.
Washington ...2 o l 0 o o o 0 l - 4 10 l
Baltimore ...0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0? 3 4 2
Batteries: Mercer and ICIttredgc;
McGlnntty and Robinson. Umpired?
McDonald and Manassau. Time?2:27.
LOUISVILLE, C: CINCINNATI. 3.
Louisville, Ky.. July 7.?The Colonels
made it three straight from the Beds
to-day. Breltensleln was batted hard
in the first three innings. Attendance.
Score by Innings: R H.E.
Louisville .0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0? r, it 0
Cincinnati .0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2? 3 9 1
Batteries: Howling and Powers;
Breitenstein and Wood. Umpires?Gaff
Hey and LatlKU*u? Time?1:50.
PHILADELPHIA. 7; BROOKLYN. 9.
New Y'ork, July 7.?Dun was batted
safely for nine hits, with a total of
sixteen bases. In the first Innings to?
day. Brooklyn rallied in sensational
style in the seventh, winning out by
clever team work. Attendance, 3.000.
Score by innings? lt.H.E.
Philadelphia ..l 2 3 0 l 0 0 0 o? 7 12 3
Brooklyn .12010140x? 9 12 1
Batteries: Magee and McFarland;
Dunn and Smith. Empires?Lynch and
BOSTON, 6; NEW YORK. 3.
Boston, July 7.?The large number of
bases given on balls robbed to-day'a
game of much of Its interest. Carrlck
did fairly well until the last Inning,
when he was hit hard. Attendance,
Score by Innings: R H.E
Boston .0 0 1 1 2 0 1 3 x? S 15 3
New York .2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0? 3 5 4
Batteries: Willis ami Clarke; Car.
rick and Grady. Umpires?Emslic and
ATLANTIC LEAGUE RESULTS.
Alleniown, 3; Pnterson, 4.
Richmond, 7; Newark, 11.
Lancaster, 4; Wllkesbarre, 3.
A PITCHER SOLD.
Phiadelphla, July 7.?Manager Wells,
of the Richmond Atlantic League Club,
who is now in this city, to-day sold
Pitcher Chesbro to the Pittsburg club
for $1,500. Chesbro will Join the Pills
burgs at once.
THE ATLANTIC LEAGUE.
SCHEDULE PREPARED FOR SEC?
OND SERIES OF GAMES,
(rty Teleuraph 10 Virginian-Hlot ?
Philadelphia, July 7.?A special meet?
ing of the Atlantic League of Baseball
Clubs called by President Barrow to
consider matters arising from the dis
bandment of the Scran ton club, was
held here at the Hotel Hanover to-day.
Mr. Barrow presided ami the clubs rep?
resented as follows: A. K. Spurrier.
Lancaster; Jacob Wells. Richmond;
Abner Powell. Pnterson: C. B. Bloeui
recke, Newark; George J. Stcgma (?*
and John Reddington, Wllkesbarre; T.
G. Patton, Beading; and E. B. Doug?
The Scninton franchise was declared
forfeited nnd the Pnterson Club was
dropped, the circuit thus being reduced
to six clubs. It was decided that the
championship season should Close July
9. and the Richmond Club was award?
ed the championship.
A second schedule was prepared tor
a second series In :i new championship
season, to begin July 10 nnd close Sep?
tember 10. The new Circuit Will be
composed of Newark. Lancaster. Rend?
ing, Wllkesbarre, Allcntown and Rich?
Abner Powell, of Peterson, will take
the manncement of the Newark Club,
and. it Is said, will strengthen thai
club with the pick of the Patcrson
BRIGHTON BEACH RACES.
A CARD MADE UP OF OVER-NIGHT
(By Telegraph to Vlrginlan-PllOt.)
New York, July 7.?The card at Brigh?
ton Beach to-day was made u|> Of over?
night events, but I hero was a long list
of starters. In the second race Mac
Flccknoe was n hot favorite, but fln
Ished second, the race going to Wax
Taper, at all sorts of odds, as good as
50 to 1 in some places. The IIfill race
brought out a head ami head flnlsh be?
tween Tyreheno ami Handsel, the for?
mer winning by a head In a furious
drive. Turner on Handsel claimed a
foul, however, which was allowed, and
Tyrehena was disqualified.
First?One mile and a sixteenth:
Lackland. .1 to 5. won; Firearm. 9 to
5 and :i lo 5, second: Grey Jacques, 60
to l. third. Time?1:48 2-.*..
Second?Five furlongs: Wax Taper.
??') to l. won: Mac Fleckhoe, ."> to 2 ami
even, second; Her Ladyship, s to 1,
third. Time- 1:02 2-5.
Third Five und 11 half furlongs:
Florence Clarke, 15 to 1, won; Uam Yar,
30 to 1 and S to 1, second; Land Grave,
8 to 1. third. Time?1:0S 1-5.
Fourth?Five and a half furlongs: Af?
fect, even, won; Ceylon, s to 1 and 3 to
1, second; Trumpet, 7 to 1. third. Time
Fifth One mile: Handsel. 3 to 1. won;
Wolhurst. 3 to 1 and even, second:
The Dauphin, 60 to 1, third. Time?
Sixth?One mile: Glorian. 6 to 1. won;
Satin Slipper. 2 to 1 nnd 3 to f>. second;
Clanraa li'wna 2 In IL <klr,l !PlnM_1,20
SAN FRANSCISCO MAKES BIDS
FOR, THE EIGHT,
(By Telegraph to Virglnlan-Pllot.)
San Francisco, Cal., July 7.?No soon?
er had Champion Jim Jeffries landed In
this city than local promoters began
working to secure the fight between
Jeffries and Sharkey. The first offer
came from Charles Newman In the
shape of a certified check of $5,000, de?
posited with a morning paper as a
guarantee of his sincerity in the af?
USE OF $40,000.
Newman, acting solely In his own be?
half, offers a purse of $40,000, the con?
test to be held in this city at theVello
drome, which was built several years
ago for bicycle race meets. It has a
capacity of 15,000 persons. It is the
purpose of the promoter, should he be
the successful bidder, to bring off the
match during the day time.
Upon the heels of the first hid came
one from the Glen Park Company, with
conditions Identical with those made
by Newman?viz.: A purse of $10.000.
the tight to take place some .day in
September, between the hours of 9 a.
m. and 5 p. m. A check for $5,000 will
be deposited to-day by the party mak?
ing the second offer.
Jeffries has this to say about fighting
in S.iu Francisco: "California Is my
home, and 1 would rather Qght Tom
Sharkey here than any other spot on
earth. If there is any possibility of
bringing off the bout in San Francisco
I will do all in my power to encour?
AN EASTERN MAN.
WILL WIN THE GOI.F CHAMPION?
SHIP FOR 1S00
(By Telegraph to Virglnlan-Pllot.)
Onwentsia Golf Course. Halte Forest.
HI.. July 7.?The golf championship for
lS'.'U will be won by an Eastern man
H. H. Harri man. of the Meadowbrock
Golf Club, of Hcmpstcad, E. 1., and the
present champion, Flndlay S. Douglass,
won the semi-finals in the amateur golf
tournament at Onwentsia to-day. and
to-morrow will meet in the deciding
struggle for the championship, it will
bo a Scotch golfer against a native
American. Hnrriman, who formerly
played football and baseball at Prince?
ton, won so ItnDressively to-day from
his opponent, Charles 13. McDonald, ami
displayed such good form In every
phase of the game that to-night many
of the golfers, who have followed the
play of the two nun throughout the
week, are of the opinion that Douglass
will be pressed harder In to-morrow's
game then in any he has had during the
present week, and will have to be at
his best to retain the championship.
The general belief is that the game
will not be won by more than two or
three boles by either man.
McDonald's defeat by Hnrflmnn re?
moved the last Westerner from the list
of contestants. This game, because on
it depended whether or not a Westerner
would contest In the finals, proved a
lodcstonc to the enthusiasts who ennio
out to view the final struggles, and an
unusually large gallery closely followed
the play both during the morning and
afternoon. McDonald's work was a de?
cided disappointment to his friends.
Harriman played consistent golf
Champion Douglass had nn unexpect?
edly hard struggle to win from W. J.
Travis. These two met last year in the
semi-finals. Douglass securing a deci?
sive victory. To-day, however, al?
though Douglass finished the fust is
hoi- s four ui>, tin; game was not de?
cided until the 35th hole had been nego?
Douglass, apparently confident In his
ability to win, played carelessly, and
to this fact was duo the close score.
CANCER ?F ARM
TO THE SUFFERING PUBLIC:
For llio benefit of those In doubt, I wish to say In behalf of Dr. J. Sills Daniel
ami tho Dr. Daniel Remedy Company, or Richmond, Va., 1 went to them as a last
resort. 1 had given up all hope of ever being cured. 1 was afflicted with Cancer of
my left arm, near my shoulder. I had It cut out three times at Intervals of twelvo
mouths. Bach time it returned larger and grew more rapidly. 1 took S. 8. S., three
IVa and other blood remedies without relief. The best surgeons In Baltimore.
Washington nnd Roanoke, Va., operated on me, with results enumerated above. I
was in the Daniel Sanitarium seven weeks. They REMOVED MY CANCER
WITHOUT CUTTING, or WITHOUT LOSS of BLOOD and VERY LITTLE PAIN. THEIR TREATMENT IS WONDERFUL
and when it becomes better known will make Dr. Daniel and the Company not only rich, but as famous -as Koch, Pasteur
I am cured, permanently so, and will gladly reply to any letters of Inquiry regarding myself and the operation 1 have
undergone If writer will enclose stamp.
My advice Is to go to theso people If you are a sufferer with malignant blood troubles.
Yours very truly,
V. K. BOWMAN, S.ilem. Va.
NOTE.?Dr. J. Sills Daniel for the months of July and August will treat patients
Rooms 6 and 7 Albemarle Building, Norfolk, Va.
?>? >;i i. n Detent* HiivfkliiN.
(By Telegraph to Virglnlan-Pllot.)
Now York. July 7.?In a fast, fierce
battle that went the limit of twenty
live rounds. Jack O'Brien, of New
York, was the victor over Pal Haw?
kins, of California, at the Broadway
Athletic Club to-night. The winner
came to the ringside as the short ender
In a 2 to 1 betting proposition and won
almost as he pleased.
Hon eil Will? 1) I ii in i> ml Nr ii 1 Is,
fBy Telegraph to Virglnlan-Pllot.)
TIcnley-on-Thames. July 7.?Howell,
the American oarsman, of Trinity Hall,
Cambridge beat Blackstaffe, of the
Vesta Rowing Club, In the final heat
for the diamond eculla, of which Howell
is the holder.
4C3 -A. JE5 -r? <o S?v x y\..
Beirs the _y^'W ^ *ou ?*? *Hwy8 Bought
Tho brewery of Marcut & Company at
Wilmington. III., has been damaged by
lire to the extent of $100,000.
o a. ta v <o asx x .
Bears th? j? 1 ^ Kind Yoil V?K Aiff.ivs BuUglil
Bie-natnr? SJF . y/Jf/FZZ^
James ti. Woloott, of Dover. Del., 1?
a director in tho Knickerbocker Iron
Company, capitalized at $1,000,000.
The foundry being erected by the
Baker Manufacturing Company, of
Kvansville. Wig., will be 70x1110 feet in
There I? a possibility (hat the Thorn
dike Cotton Company, of West Warren,
Mass., will construct an addition to its
For Infants and Children.
The Kind Ycu Have Always Bought
Signature of i^ia^c/Z
CLOSES AT 7 O'CLOCK,
SATURDAYS AT 12.
The daring doings at "The Hub" are typical
immense. Such a Saturday it shall be?for you and us.
The bare mention of the values to be had is made
below?the details you have no time to read at this
100 Men's Suits-worth S7-go for S4.50
200 Men's Suits?worth $12-go for $7.50
250 Men's Suits-worth $ 15-go for $9.75
210 Men's Suits- worth $25-go for $15
50 Men's $3.50 Crash Suits for $2.
500 pair Men's $2 Pants_go for $1.00
200 pair Men's $2 Duck Pants for $1.00
125 Youth's $5 Suits for $3.75
150 Youth's $12 Suits for $7.50
Lot of Boys' 78c. Wash Suits for 50c
Lot of Boys' 93c. Wash Suits for 60c
Lot of Boys' $3 All-wool Suits $M8
Child's 75c. Straw Sailors go for 39c
Child's 50c Washable Tans for 25c
Men's Straw Hats, 98c, which sold at $2
The lovers ol" beautiful
While Goods may find perfect
satisfaction here. Many new
and beautiful things are shown.
31-inck.Sea Island White Batiste,
}5c, sheer and line.
62-inch White Organdy, has the
appearance of a very expensive mate?
30-inch Soft White English Nain?
sook, 25c, looks like mazalia.
48-inch French Nainsook (dressed),
AO and 00c.
^2-inch sheer, cool, beautiful Per?
sian Lawns, 20c. and up to 50:.
40-inch While India Linon, 12'.'C,
worth twenty cents.
206 Main St.. Norfolk, Va.
THE MQNTICELLO CORNER.
Watch Our Advertise?
ment for Special Sale
Next Week of Suits and
Crash, Pique and
Covert Cloth Skirts,
A large lino to sficct from. An early
call will pay you.
New line of Parasols and Umbrellas
just In, ut bottom prices.
India Linons from Be. up
Long Cloth 9Sc. .1 piece and up.
The beut White Organdy, 60Inches wide,
In the city for the price, 25c.
Don't forget wo carry the best Embroid?
eries in the city for the prices, 5c. and up,
so say the ladles.
Hosiery Department complete.
Organdies from Be. up.
A call tor inspection of stock and prices
L. H. Whitehurst,
336 MAIN STREET.
New Phone 857.
WHOLESALE & RETAIL
Bituminous, Toms Creek, Vir?
ginia, Anthracite, Penn?
The eoal wr handle Is strictly uniform
and of Jlrst-c!a?s quality.
Trigg & Wilmer
CITIZENS' DANK BUILDING AND 7-1
NIV1SION ST HE KT.
S O c,
Former prices 50c. to $4 f
BENJ. LOWENBEPiG, I
34 Granby Street.
We carry a complete line of
REFRIGERAIQOND i iL
The warm went her has greatly roduccd
our stoc k of Refrigerators, but we still
have a line line to 'elect from.
Wo have Mattings of all kinds, qualities.
Styles and prices. Do not tall to examine
our stork if in need of such goods.
No Extra Charge for Laying.
Carriages anil Go-Carts.
Large, new nnd attractive assortment of
Carriages and Go-Carts. Call and look at
them. All Go-Carts with parasol attach?
Iron Beds and Cribs.
New line o* Iron Beds and Cribs. New
Btyles, elegantly finished. We have all
sizes and prices.
New Stock Just Received,
Ready to Hand.
CASH and CREDIT
JOHN 6. LOOM'S
319 and 321 Chinch St.