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COLONEL MORION DIES
SUDDENLY AT HIS HOME
Inspector General if Virginia Con?
federate Veteran Answers
Lost Roll Call.
SONSHERE RECEIVtSHOCKING NEWS
Prof. W. C. and Mr. I. C. Morton
Leave Today to Attend Their Fath?
er's Funeral?Work on Rook of
Remlnlr.cenc.es of the Southern War
Time Ncipo Interrupted.
News reached horo last night of
the sudden death of Colonel T. C.
Mm iim tit his homo In Stnunton yes
tordny afternoon nhuut n o'clock, at
the tig,. o( G8 sears. No details are
kllown, as the Associated Cress tils
patidi ami messages to Prof. W. ('.
Morton ami Mr. i. c Morton, suns of
deceased, simply slated thai Die cid
onel died veiy suddenly.
Prof. Morton ami Mr. i. 0, Marlon
will leave mi the early I rain thin
morning for Stnunton in attbml (ho
funeral of their father.
(laving been for yearn Inspector
general of the Vlrglnln tiraml Camp.
Confederate Veterans. Colone) Mor?
ton was one of thu most prominent
men of the Stall- In Confederate cir?
cles. He was n member of the state
executive committee of the Young
Men's Christian Association; an
?liier Ol the Second Presbyterian
church, of Stnunton, and always look
an active part In religious work
throughout the Stute. For 112 youm
the colonel had lived al BtnuntOII ami
there his children were horn and
rained. Ills duties called him to nil
parts of the stale frequently ami |
everywhere he made friends,
Colonel Morton Is survived by a I
widow anil six children-. Prof, W, C. '
Morton. Superintendent of schools,
mid Mr. I. 0, Morion, of this city:
Mr. T C. Morion .lr., Mrs. II. (1. Tim
berlake and Miss Minnie Morton, of1
Stnunton ami Mrs. .1. S. LoFlls. of
Jacksonville, Fla. I
Although tho colonel had been m .
ruther poor health lor some time, his
condition was not known to he worno I
than usual urn) he appeared to bo
comparatively strong mid hearty ,
when here several weeks ago to at
tend the editorial convention and vis-.
It his sons. He was well known
ninong th? editors, having been for a I
number of years editor of the Stnun?
ton Vindicator, which Is now. under
tho name of Spectator-Vindicator, j
edited b.V his son. For some time thn|
colonel had been engaged in writing
,n hook upon his recollections 0ft the
Soulhern clvll-wnr-t line nemo. b.V. It
la understood that the innnuscrlpt
has not been llnlshed.
SERVANT WOMEN JAILED
Two Nerjresces Charged With Stealing
From Employers.
Huttie Williams, u negro cook em-]
ployed In the home of Mrs. A. Km
nikl, IL'S Thirtieth street und Kilon j
Wright, n neuro servnnt employed by
MrR. P. S. Robinson on West live
line, were arrested nt West avenue
und Thirtieth street lanl high! by Pu
trolmnn B. P. Moss on the charge <>f
lnrccny. It Is alleged that the wo
men stole some clothing from their
employers.
l.uter in the night Sorgonht Mitchell
arrested RohOCCn Jefferson alias Re
|)|>cca Crump, in connection with tho
stilile case. According b> the police
she received the stolen goods and wits
going to leave the city last night
Cost Mr. Ashby $383.
It coat Mr. C. Aylett AshPy $.1S:t.l I
tu conduct his campaign for the nom?
ination to tho siute Senate in the
Democratic primary last mouth, ac?
cording to the statement which lib has
just filed. Most of the amount went
to defray the expenses of hiring
bniids and carriages.
Killed by Falling Slnbe.
(Ry Associated Prosa.)
1UW1N. PA., July 30.?John P. Jones
of Pittsburg, general manager of the
United Coal Company and Joseph
Grah'ain, fire boss, wore killed tonight
in Edna mine No. 1 by a fall of slate.
The officials were inspecting the mine
when caught by the sudden cave in
and killed,
"Hfe's Testimony May Hang Husband
' rtl'FFOf.K. VA.. July 311.?Accused
of attacking his 10.y.cnr-oid stei>-1
daughter, Bertha Williams. Martin!
Williams yesterday w;ts lodged In
Nniiseiaoud county jnII.
Williams is feigning' insanity. Ho;
had lorn o(T all his clolhhig and bit?
ten himself so Boyeroiy thai lie w:,H
umihlc to appear in court. The prin?
cipal State's witness Is the girl's
mother, who Is the defendant's wife.
For Negro Catholics.
(Rv Associated Press.)
BALTIMORE, Ml).. July 30.?Arch?
bishop Farley of New York; Ryan, of
Philadelphia: nishops Kolloy. of Sa
vannah and Byrne of Nashville, were
In Baltimore today In attendance upon
si meeting of. the executive Pmnl of
the Bureau of Catholic Negro and
Indian Missions, nt the residence of
Cardinal Oihbons.
Carnegie's Palace of Peace.
<nv A??oclatei| Press)
THE HAGUE, July :'.0?The foun?
dation stone, of the Andrew Carnegie
palace of peace was laid this after?
noon at Znrgvallot In the midst of the
wooded stretch from The Halite to
Zhevenlngen by M. Nellldorff. pros!
dent of the Second Pence Conference.
Want tosoll Keal Ks
tnte, and Homo have
great bargains. Why
don't we buy them '{.
Well, we can't buy
them all; wo want
our clients to take
some of thorn. Please
allow uh to show you
what we have paying
froni 8 to 12 percent,
not.
Powell Trust Co.
BANKING A: INSURANCE
Rents & Real Estate
2711 WASH 1 NQTOiN AVK
N10WPOUT NKWS, VA.
* Social-Personal to
SJLft JUL8J) Xi.JlS.SiSi ft JLJ ifJL1JL BJUUJ1
Mian B. Kilon Weaver nf 2000
Chestnut avenue, has uh Ihm- tmesis
Misses Kli/alieili, C!urn iiml Kmily
Wenver. of Lancaster. I'onn., .dlss
Murgnrot Fortune, of Lynchburg ami
mish Mnrgnrot lleuth, or Richmond,
Mr. Jolin Ooocli, who has hopn vis
Itlnit friends heie, linn returned to
Surry COUtlly.
Mts.s Smile Woodson, of Danville,
has returned home nftOr vlHltlng Mr.
und Mrs. Trent 11. Kyle on Tw.ty
olghtlt street.
Mr. N. II. Alexander and family,
Of St. Louis, ami Miss Kdlth Whlt-j
lock, of Wnynoshnro, who have Itoon '
visiting Mrs. Charles F. .lessor, have |
relumed to their homes.
Mr. .1. II. Read has ns his guest on
Chi sinnt avenue, Mr. 0, A. Miller, of
Richmond, ehlof of the Stnto agricul?
tural department.
Mrs. .lohn 'I'. Illshman und tlnttgh
tor, Miss Myrtle, have gone to Car?
oline cOUtlty, where tliey will spend
tho remainder of the summer. l'
Professor ii. F. SesRums han gone
to the Virginia mountains for severnl
weeks. ?
Mrs. Mattto Home Williams, of
Rnnnoko, ami Miss Mnyhow, of Port
Chester, N. Y.. are visiting Mrs. S. II.
Ilqi tyo on the Itonleynrd.
new H. A. While. I). P.. and
Mrs. White, of Colntnldn. S. C. are
the guests of Mrs. White's brother,
Rov, E. T. Wollford. .lodge and Mrs.
Wellford and Miss Susie Wollford, of
Richmond ,who have boon tho guests
of Rev. Mr. Wollford, will leave In a
few days for Gloucester county In
spend severnl weeks. i
Mr. i,. A. MoMnrran hna returned I
from n trip to Roston.
Misses Lucy and Ellen Ryder, of,
Pdrtamoutit, hr? the guests Of Mrs. A.
0. Vnughan. 711 Twenty-eighth street. |
Mr. W. P. Thomm? has returned |
from a trip to Rltlde R'dgo.
Miss Nellie Carrlnglon. of South
BO At Ott, Is the guest of Miss Nannie
neynohls on West nventte.
Miss Mary Green who hns heen vis?
iting her sister, Mrs. 0. C Moss on
Thirty-second st riet, will return home
(his week.
MAINE TARS COMING AGAIN.
Shipbuilders Hone to Wine Out De?
feat of Last Week.
The Shipbuilders will again meet
tin- ball team of the United States
battleship Maine nt tin- Casino park
Saturday afternoon. The tars won
I the game last Saturday by a score of
ill to 1 ami the locals hope to wipe
'out thai defeat this week.
I Simmons, who pitched great ball In
last Saturdav's game, probably will
. he In the box for the local.; again. |
De'^th of an Infant.
H. Purholl, the 12 months-old son of
Mr. and Mrs. .1. 11. Smith, died last
night at 7 o'clock at the home of his
parents, 4312 Huntington avenue,
j Funeral services will be conducted nt
I the residence this aftt moon at 2
o'clock by Rev. a. A. Hutler. The body
will be intered at Gr'conlnwn ceme?
tery.
Two Children Burned to Death.
camrrihok. mass., July St).?
Two children were burned lo death
and two other persons were so ser
louslv burned thai they will probably
die. in a fire In a tenement block at
13 Pine street tonight.
Minister Gamboa Arrives In Mexico,
fllv Associated Press.1
MEXICO C1TV. July 30.?Preder|co
Cnmhoa. Mexican minister to Gimte
mala arrived in the Capital tonight.
He was tendered nn enthusiastic tc
coptlon. Mr. Oambon refused to dls
cuss uffalrs In Central America,
ENTERS CUSTOMS r JOSE
New Steamer Stralhendrlck Gets
Bill of Health by Cable.
MAY NOT HAVE 10 PAY FINES
Captain Flett Is Liable to Pcnnltiec
Aggregating $0,500 for Passing1
Quarantine and Coming Into Port'
Without Proper PnperB.
Having, boon inspected by tho
Ifnltod stiiics quarantine officers at
Old Point Comfort, ami received by
cable u ( lean bill of health from the
United Stall's vice-consul nl (?las
gnw. Scot hind, the dew British steam
or Strathemlrlck, Captain Fielt, was
entered at the local custom house III
II O'clock yesterday morning by Mr.
\V. W. Haines, local ugeiit lor the
New River Consolidated Coal Coin
liauy, which company is acting ns
agent for the vessel here.
Before leaving Glasgow for New?
port News. Cnptnlii h'leti relied to
bC.u bill or health Iroih tho
American vice consul at that port in
compliance with the United States
law, ami when the ship ennio Into
port last Sunday she did not stop nt
the old Point quarantine station for
Inspection. Captain Klon is liable to
lutes aggregating $r,..",uu for the vio
latlons of tin- law, hm the lines prob?
ably will not he Imposed.
II Is understood, however, that the
Federn! government will Inke 'he
matter up with the ship's owners to
ascertain why tho Culled Slates laws
were violated by Captain Flett.
The Btintlicndrlck went to Old
Point Monday afternoon, wan In?
spected, um] returned here, she wm
load about 0,000 Ions of coal lor the
Mare Island navy yard.
DOWN?HARGROVE.
Petersburg Young People Married J
While Visiting Friends Here.
Mr. .lohn 10. Down ami >4l88 Annie
It. Hargrove, both of Petersburg, were
married Monday evening at s o'clock'
at tho home of Mr. C. 10. Chnppell.l
104.1 Twenty fourth street. Rev. Mur!
dock \V. Blltlor, pastor of the Rasl ]
Und Christian church, performed tin
ceremony In the presence of only nl
few relatives and friends of the young]
people, among those present being the
bride's mother.
The young people were visiting Mr.
and Mrs. Cliappol und they decided to|
be married while here. A delightful.
Informal reception was tendered the
bridal party aflor the ceremony.
Yesterday Mr. and Mrs. Down left
lor Petersburg, whore they will make
tholr home.
Dlvj.j?-* Ol.If, tri Lite *Ww> l?l.
LIVERPOOL, .Inly 30.?Opo of the
features of the new Clinardnr Lnsi
tnnla. the biggest ship afloat, which]
has Just finished a successful trip, Is ?
the Veranda Cafe. This Is situated
with a view astern of lite vessel, and
passengers can Bit there and enjoy
the sea air while the yare completely
sheltered from the wind. It will be
like (lining on the brow of some cliff
swept by ocean bfOcxOS, with tin out
look of ocean und sky alone. There
are also two "regal suites" on Hi s
ship, designed to meet the demands
of in,rotors' who want the utmost lux?
ury. They will cost $2,000 each trip
Sir William While, who had much
do with creating the big liner, said
that the coal consumption of the
steamer would he forty-five tons nil
hour, or about ?.?on tons for u trans
Atlantic tr.'p.
NORFOLK TO HANG A
INEGRO ON SEPTEMBER 1
William Mclntosh Convicted of Slny
ing C. W. Parks Will Suffer the
Full Penalty.
(By Associated Press.)
NORFOLK, VA.. .Inly lie.- William
Mclntosh, the negro convicted with
Tom I-isslster. also a negro, of mur?
der In the Berkley ward la.-l April
when several persons were assaulted
and C. W. Parks was killed, will 1)0
hanged September I, sentence having
been pronounced by Judge Hnnkpl
today. The court adjudged Lnsslstor
suffering from "siuperous insanity.'
uud suspending sentence In this ease,
ordered Lnsslstct to the Central
Stale Asylum at Petersburg, Va..
until ho recovers or dies.
Four Frame Dwellings Burned
PETERSBURG, July 30?Fire today
destroyed four frame dwelling houses
t'n Grace street owned and occupied
by colored people, entailing a loss of
nhotll $3,000, Tin- fire caught from
sparks on the roof of Wyalt Johnson s
house an dtllO other houses being near
by cntlght quickly and burned with
their contents. Loss partially covered
by Insurance.
Another Pacific Navnl Station
(By Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON, D. c. July 30.- It
Is probable that another naval sta
lion will he created on the Pacific
Coats as a result of Ihr- forthcoming
visit there of Admiral Cuppa, child
naval constructor of the navy, and
Admiral t'owics, chief of the equip?
ment hurenu.
Great Britain's Amendment.
(By Associated Press.)
THE HAGUE. July ?O.-Oroat Brl
inln has presented an amendment to
the American proposition regarding
the establishment of a general court
of arbitration under which any con?
tracting power may withdraw from the
agreement ?lx mouths' notice.
Young Folks
A UNIQUE HAMMOCK.
Low to Mnko a Useful Article Out of
a Common O.irii-1.
To thttkc the hammock herewith II
tustrntcd |trocure u denn barrel, take
otT the hoops mill carefully draw out
nil the nulls. Then draw ? pencil line
crosswise three Inches from und imriit
lei to both einl-i of eiieli stave. Thon
with a live eighths it nh Inch auger
hit, using the pencil line as n center,
hore two boles nt each end ?>f ell the
staves, leaving an equal f^SWbi o(B
both shies nnd sntlh lent rootu In tho
middle to prevent breakage. As sinn?
of the slaves are wider than others,
you will have to use your own Judg?
ment In tho distance* npnrl you bbrjo
these holes. To fasten the staves to?
gether obtain n pi. ?f stout ropu
llbout twenty feel long. Tlirehd the
PERFECT
Tooth Powder
Cleanseo and boautifles tho
teoth and p-urifiee the breath.
Used by pooplo of refinement
for over a quarter of a century.
Convenient for tourists.
PREPARED UY
The Jefferson Avn. Shoo Store.
SHAPE HATH CHARMS.
Till! I.MiKia, UAMMOl K.
rope first thhSllgll the holes from'the
oUtsldo port o| the staves, then through
the following hole, ltepe.it this until
one side is flushed.
Thread the other side In the sumo
manner and th the ends of the rope to
gcthcr und t?the loops on either end.
A spuee of ulinit one Inch should he
loft Ix'tweon eleh stave.
The huuuno'k thus made will he
found durable Qtvl much more comfort
able O roolh?. In than one would
liunglle. though |K?rhlipfl not as safe
for swinging It us the ordinary twine
hdlhuratk. Hut. then. It Is n novelty.
This hammock will Is- found coh?
venlentfor camping parlies. The bar?
rel ctkrilfe used to paek eaniping equip?
ments md provisions In. The holes
having Wen bored and the rdpo thread?
ed throgh before It has been taken
npnrt, I enn be taken to pieces and
formed ulo u hnmmoek on arriving
nt the Hop grounds. ? Philadelphia
Ledger.
THEpARE OF GOLDFISH.
Simple RJes For Keeping Finny Pets
In Qood Health.
Ooldflsikhbutd be kept In a broad
mouthed lass vossel?a vessel with
straight des Is best which should
always boVarly full of water, says
the Chlcng News. A few shells nnd
a small qustRy of gravel should bo
put Into the."f mI Many persons are
In the habit of rrovptng breauyrnrntis
In the witter to tW Ush to eat. but
that Is very bad br Ocm. as the bread
soon sours. Beaihjly prepared llsli
food may be had. wich Bhotlld be giv?
en to them every ih or two. It Ih n
good pint), too, to \.)i a piece of wit?
ter weed In tliei'r, t will grow float?
ing on the Wtti?*, tl tho llsh like to
nibble nt It.
j The wnter Httouj bo changed ut
least twice a wccland It should be
! siphoned ovit. not ittred. The best
way to do this la >o?o a piece of rub?
ber tubing, suy. elsoeu Inches long.
I Put one end Into \ water and the
other end In your nth. After suck?
ing the water purtfap in the tubing,
grnsp the latter htly with your
thumb und (Inger, V the end out of
your mouth and, stliolding it tightly,
drop It into the v.ej Into which the
water Is to lie drtul. which should
he lower than tho I Jar. The water
will nt once begin tow nnd will con?
tinue to do so ns Ions the drain end
of the tube Is kept l or than the end
In the Jar.
A Hoppemily.
A boy nnd n girl Alabama whose
parents tire nniuj Ashiuead hnvo
gathered together tppy family con?
sisting of n cut, n u dog, n mouse
nnd n canary bint.Jo dog win brace
his feet nnd let Hut Jump on his
back. Then the rrlll climb up on
her l ack, the mourn his, and the
canary will cOtni the pyramid.
Then all will grall-h other by the
tall, the canary coil last, nnd innivh
around the roomJhcy nave been
tnught to perfdrnuiy other tricks,
and the young pcJnro quite proud
of their circus.
Had an Onis Sound.
"Weil, my liltbnn," said tho
grandfather, "wh.tn't you go out
with the sailing piestordnyV"
"Bccausd," BuSm the little fel?
low, "my inamimut along, and I
heard pnpu tiny to hut there was a
spnhkln'g breeze 01 bay."
Compositii Planta.
A young plant iper cent wnter
and the reinnlnibrbou, which It
has taken from th.
Her First View.
Hbf wnlkutt adrosajlUtonlng aamls,
Kent-nth tho tnuttklva.
With tangled aeuwi her hands
And sunshine. Intycs.
Fur off. na fur ns >nl<l aee.
The snowy aaret.
And onco-sbc Uifl.-llRhtcdly?
Tho water 1 ??
Sho tosaod her pnrly head?
Her Hps, half opla?
"It'a mermaid's w- iluy." aho sold.
"Tho sea Is full si"
Then, imrt In Kleoprt In doubt
And wholly In al
Sho added. f'Wheifoah is out,
I wonder how 111'
?ylplila Record.
A trim waist. A rounded flgnro. a i
dainty nnklo. a pretty font. All
lure H.ye. The owners Of these
fascinating powers have good tea- I
son to feel llattered by admiring!
glnncers.
Per shape that makes women look
and men too. try a pair of our
ULTRA OXFORDS
Llgltt turn soles with high Cuban J
heels. f.J.ui) tin- pair.
The H. D.
BaBlanceShoeCo
W. B. Thomas, Mgr.,
2-108 Jefferson Avc., between Twenty
fourth nnd Twenty-fifth Streets.
Tortoise Shell
Combs
One of the charactcilstics
of this store is the fact
that wo can y a finer class
of mn,'..lii,,wlLo fllilli till*.
ordinary jewelry store.
For instance, we rjnrry
a complete assortment of
gouuitip Tortoise Shell
Combs, plain Gold and
Jewelled Trimmings.
The prices lang? from
$i).0() to ?UO.OO.
J. R. Sprague
Jeweller and Sil?
versmith
MORF OLD HENRY 80LD THAN
ANY OTHER.
WHYf BECAUSE QUALITY 18
BE?"
FOR SALE EVERYWHERE.
WEDNESDAY
EXPOSITION
CONV UNTION <>!?'
Sigma Chi Fraternity
Second Day Session
VIRGINIA STATE
BAR ASSOCIATION.
Music!
ORGAN RECITAL In Auilltorlum dally ut 11 n. m.
by Mr. Edward J. Napier, of Plttsburg.
CONCERTS HV PIIINNEY'S UNITED STATICS BAND
In And torluin at 2:30 and S p. in. dally.
MEXICAN national DAND will piny In the re
viewing Bland lit 10:30 and C:30 dally.
ON THE WARPATH
Afternoons 4:30; Evenings 9
Cameroni
IN II IS SENSATIONAL, AWE INSPIRING
"SLIDE FOR LIFE"
This spectacular nnd hazardous performance holds
the spectator spell-bound and breathless, while CAMER?
ONI starling from the top of tho Searchlight tower, his
whole weight sustained by a strap hold between his
teeth, speeds with lightning like rapadlty down a W ro
cable to the foot of the War Path', 0 distance of twelve
hundred feet.
Thursday, August 1
EASTERN SHORE OF VIR?
QINIA DAY.
An extraordinary program of unusual attractlvonesa
has been arranged In honor of the coming of our neigh?
bors from tho Easiorn Shore. Among some of tho spo
Clnl feature;; will he OlaLoratO displays of
DAYLIGHT FIREWORKS.
Pyroteohrjioai Illumination at Night of De?
signs and Set Pieces at S:15.
Athletic Events, Military Drills, Dress
Parades, Band Concerts.
German Day,
AUGUST 1st.
Under the auspices of the National German American
Alliance, who have arranged a program of events of sueli
character as to Interest and attract visitors from fair
nnd w de. The principal address will bo delivered by Dr.
Charles .lohn llcxnmer of Philadelphia; President or
Alliance. Tito "United Singers," of Washington, Balti?
more nnd Richmond, will sing choruses ,ns only descend?
ants of the "Fatherland People" can.
You Know After 6:00 P. M.
Admission 25c.
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