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Punt off to aa Seeond-elaaa matter. TUESDAY. OCTOBER 27, 1908. WHITE HOUSE MOGUL GRASPS AT | STRAWS. Pres'd- i>i Roosevelt has written letter to P. H. Grace, a memb r of the| Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen This communication was published ln| tbe newspapers of Monday morning, and purports to show beyond i>? ra.l venture that Mr. Taft la now, ever] has b. ett and always shall be the l> st | friend of the American workman. As Mr. Taft evinced no ambition to be regarded la this altruistic light until the President had rboos.n him to run on the Republican ticket tor the presidency, naturally he and bit friends' are experiencing some diffi? cult} in "educating" out of the mind j of .the laboring man, through the me- j dhrm of campaign literature, k convic? tion which represents a steady growth j of twenty ytnra. *tod >? molded upc:: judicial records and certain facts | which never before have been d<nl-d. Recent events have disclosed that j only recently did th? Republicans awaken to realise tbe now all too evident fact that the men who labor are going to vote this time as they Individually pleas . Until a f weeks ago it was taken by tbe Re? publican managen for granted that the workingmen of the country would vote for whomsoever their corpora? tion boss, s directed, and as the apec ial favor-receiving capitalists had given substantial assurances that they would "vote right," the campaign manag "ra went to aleep at the awltch. Now they hare be. n rudely aroused, [ and aR the powerful forces under tbe ? ammend of the President?but la , the nayjaf th? American peep! ?win he set to werk this week to undo tbe ?lachtrf that his been done by the wage work r presuming to use his ova l-:ellec;?a thing, to the Repub Ueaa mind, meat preposterous in a political campaign. . The extremity to which even th subtle and cunning politicui mentali? ty of Hon. Th'Odorr Roosevelt I? driven for facts with which to bolster up his party's pr.'ensions is lumir. oanty illustrated in 5. he case riled '' | the Grace letter as the ?President urgum at-ia-chi f boosting Mr. Tar; aa labor a heavy weigh, champion, and fa aa attempt to deuwnstra'e thai tbe rights , f labor already are fully pro teeted. rradering qcit*. unnec inr< any mcdtnvntiou of th present Fed aval court injnnrtiou siatute. The cane in p-tut brrrfly fcib.ua: .In th.- .aummi i of ihn* ? rcdersi Judge ?saaed a decree again c cert el" striking m mber. of the Iron ?nM'rs Ua*OU at Milwaukee This la June thus was of the most dreattc and far character, ?eptiviag the I of practically all ?f the caerulea Mm rsght to go aC] ?a wane pear? remote from the are-n? af annual 1 an and area tbe the atuaca-1 ?are than a year ef<- this orewr j ranee, a at a rams when It was a>( nuney rltleg as far. Room nSra mm.: mm Mr. Taft naaaat aw the n- ?? tan altemion of the katier hy i the Federal court to fto* HOn Mol? ders. Tbe chief executive declare* that the prreent candidate became highly Indignant at thla oppression cf labor, and immediately got busy. He would advise tbe inolders what to do. He did advise them, and the course h? suggested was the only pos? sible one. Mr. Taft counsell d that the moldcrs hire a lawyer and appeal to the United States Court of Appeals. As every one known, this Is the ac? tion invariably taken by defendant? who are dltsatlsfled with the decree] of a lonwr court, provided the dls confnted one has the money to pay] the necessary expenses. Mr. Taft did not pay tbe moldcr*' lnwytr. but he recommended a good! friend and a sort of biographer of j bis for the job. Presumably the special friendliness j of the canJIdate'a act lay In charging j no fee for offering th' same ad vie' that could have hen obtained from aj crons-rosds lawyer for five dollars The appeal was taken a year or so ago. On the eighth dav of th? present month, the higher court r n dered Its decision, eliminating somu et the harsher provisions of the Mil? waukee injunction. Perhaps if tb ? presidential election were not coming on next month, the Court of Appeals would not have acted with such precipitancy. Anyhow, it took two years and six I months for the Iron Molders Union j to secure pa nisi relief from the Injustice visited upon th' ni by a Federal court injunction. Nevertheless, President Rcos v^ir cl cfully gtssps at this straw and saves It frantically before the eyes i lutt'llig nt workingmen as a con? vincing argument that ample rrdroas ??f th.lr grievances can be had uni'r present statutes. i Very well; 'but how about thes members of the Iron Madders Union who may have died of t old age or rrcm starvation whll? the cause was wriggling through the Court of Ap? peals? Anj ls it not barely possible that the molders might have suffered lc?g*r but for the near approach of ihe election which probably will d ter mine whether United States jedges shall retain unimpaired their almost unlimited powers, or the lib -rties or ihe people shall be restored? That some R publican editors have small regard for the President's argu? ment aa a vote-getter, is shown by their action In eliminating the dates of the various proceedings In th" molders' injunction case. Obvious ly. tb"se gentlemen sgree with the Democrats that two and a half years of Injustice und r one injunction de? cree shows anything but a condl'lon that laboring men should be satisfied with. I MALADY OF FAILING MEMORIES. The malady of the fail ag memory, spread broadcast amongst distinguish? ed men by Mr. Hearst's rending ot the Standard Oil letters, has enund d to members of the Pennsylvsnia Supreme Court. Justice Jchn P. Elkln. for the life of him. can't rem mb. r about that Archbold letter containing a SlO.ooo check payable to Klkin's order. .' The Judicial mind la incapable ot retaining a group of lt.> figure* ? Tbe capacity ha retentlvem as of* th judicial nocket ia yet to be dis? closed. Tbe idea is an agonising one. bu' we will have to give up our plutocrats, iiright's disease and heart trouble, du .' to high living and late hours, are rapidly brrtaving us. Who ta, the ignoramus that inquired: "Ain't it h- to be poor F* I Expecting to g t into a tight Set-' vis ha* .-rJcr-d 500 machine gun* Mai ton automobiles. Th. litt!- kin* dorn won't aei-d the machine gnr.s provided ?he prorarvs American drivers fin- h r autca. _ ) i Mrs SeaasPj Kanckcr? declares ;b* onlv way a matried man can keep h. 1 wife trum r?-coming greaicr than himself t? to "make h? r grov I.', Now. if Mrs Ranck>r only would I'll us bow to make th ai CTWvei' If that Indians man's Is anted aet?* nmhile shewid souse dsy do Ms worst' t? Htm he WOUM be ,-.?. r!a' Willing neck for th- ? mong^c d STtAMISIIIs COMS'NC DCCIStOS) ' A devetopnsent of unumui ?? '?> the s*?aaa*htp hiisirxwt t? 'Jt. ?!? csstaa ef the I'nRed Ststes <??-.. t court of appeals me?> peVIr re? cently Tee? Srctstea teierses tbe ?r flea of Judge Homjh. fa the United States' tf .strict ees>r<. tu fhrowta? nut the earns ef tbe Thossaen Ssenassaip Ca ftTssnys Aeaahmrea tlsseauusv aaai She se caned WmHh SM* Everything de?'rable in Men's Shoes Will bo found in his Shoe De? partment "NOW." Such makes a-; (he Stacy Adam.- at Co, \V. L. Douglas & Ca, und Peyser's Special. It's n i' necessary to explain the merits of these shoes. They speak for themselves. Once worn; always worn. A glance at ?ur show window will con? vince you that we have the very style you are looking for. Attractive Pricts 12715 Wash Ave. Newport News, V'a. African "shipping ring." composed of the Union Castle Mall Steamship Co.. Prln?e line, American and African Steamship line and others. While the decision docs not sustain the claims of the plaintiffs, the court holds thnt thev are entitled to their full day in court. In other words, the cafe will now be tried on Its merits. The principle Invoked Is that of the rebate system lo "loyal" shippers: (hat Is. where a shipper patronizes the conference lines exclusively for t>ix mouths, at the end of that time he receives a 1? per cent rebate on the amount of freight charges paid. Judge Hough in dismissing the Thomsen suit for damage held that as the combination was formed in England an American court was with? out Jurisdiction under the Sherman anti-trust act: that plaintiffs went Into competitive business while the combination was in existence, d'd so with Ihelr eyes open and. therefore, were not entitled to recover damages. The circuit court of appeals- decides all theae points in favor of the plain? tiffs. The decision, written by Judge Moves and concurred in by Judges Lacombe and Coxe. says: "The ptahitiffa liiuUglil action for the recovery of treble damages under the seventh section of tie federal anti? trust statute. The case came to trral sn(| the nlairtlff's put in a part of their testimony when, over their ol> j< ?tion. the trial cocr: dismissed the complaint. "In determining wneZher there was error in this action it must be as? sumed that the plaintiffs, bad they 1'^en permitted to proceed, would have established that whvh they alleged, unless negative bv tlie-r evidence or admission upon the trial. "The complaint alleges. In sub? stance, that th^ defendants were en? gage,) as carriers In the South Afri? can trade and entered Into a combi nat on In restraint of foreign trade ana commerce in violation of this act hv means rf a scheme under which they united as 'The South African I nee.' fixed rates and shut off out? side competition by requiring ship? pers to pav a percentage in addition to a reasonable frelgnt rate which they should recel* - "jack in case?and only in case?thev T*-franed from shipplne by other liac*;. The evidence Vhows the existence ef a 'conference' for the purpose of fixing acd main? taining rates and a return 'commls r on' to 'loyal* shippers. "The manifest purpose of the com hinaiion was to prr-rnt competition betw?en members bv -maintaining uni? form rates and to eliminate the pos s'M-lty of competition with other lines l>v reuniting shippers to psy the. ?hieb was equivalent to forfeit rmw-ey ' The combination being in re? straint of competition in foreign antn merce was In contravention rf the federal ant! 'ntst ?tatutc. As said by the siiprtmc court of the United Statt s in National Cotton Oil <~n vs. Texas la sprsklng tf the purpose of *lh?S frdrral and state statute.- again, t comMnation--: ?According to ihctn. competition rot ??ml-hutiofi. ?hon id be the law of trade If Iht-Te V evil in this i is accepted *<? V*s thinthat which may result frwm ih. s-niftcatton of interests and thr power such nal Bcattnn gives' "And If there h?- an* eircptkm to. the rule that the parpONr of the stal-; ate '? to preserve cc-:.ipetit ton it will? en* !??- found in s combination of car ! rters which taot nn'\ eliminate* com | Sttitwm among themselves, but ai tempt". In the manner shown n this record, to prevent outalde competition | Whatever the res.raint . f trade m> po-esj by the com Mr alb- was r?s-?on ' aMe or unf ax. ? 1 ander repest | eq rfeeis oas of the ?n?.remc court, lav material "Whether the combination was ew-1 ??red rnto before or after the pistn till, enfunvenced to do business la. euualK a! The statute sp ?rite* te c,n ?, . ... co jevaa'lons I? I teas U?la?fal to prevent a person from engaging is twrs-ueos aw M as bs ?rtve ? geraca en* or hnilutun I "That the fuaMankn a a* formesl I in a foreign country Is likewise Im? material. It affect ad the foseign com? merce of this country and was put Into '.))< raiicn here. "The complaint, thoreiore. states sn unlawful' combination, a tliiiiK 'forbld den or declared t? I" unlawful' by the act. And tbe remaining question is I whether the plaUitiffs were thereby Iinjured In their business or property. "The complaint alleges. In sub? stance, that the plaintiffs were co I erced by the unlawful combination j into paying a sum ta addition to a I reasonable freight rate which was held practically subject to foifeiture ? la case the plaintiffs shipped by other . lines or their consignees received i freight by other liner. I "These, are allegations of injniler, (Inflicted by the combination. If the j plaintiffs were coerced into paying arms of money In excess of reason ] able rates which were held for the very purpose of preventing that com? petition which the statute is designed j to promote, they were damaged, wlth ! in the meaning of the statute to the j extent of the sums so paid. "Moreover, the complaint contains ' general allegations of damage which I we do not find to have been with? drawn upon the trial, j "It may be that the plaintiffs will i be unable to establish the essential , elements of the claims for damages j which they set up. But they are en? titled to their opportunity?to thtir full day In court."?Marine Review. I VIRGINIA DEMOCRACY AL- \ MOST A UNIT. Tbe Journal, on the eve of the "presidential election, after carefully watching and checking every point 'n Ihe State, on the iiasis of dispatches in the local pri t>j and publications In a'l the Virginia newspapers, takes pleasure in announcing? First, that there is not a Democratic newspaper in the State supporting the. Republican national ticket. Second, that outside of Richmond. [ there ls not a Democratic paper in I the State that is not giving HEARTY, support to the Democratic ticket. | Third, that outside of Richmond! there Is no organization, brotherhood. ' group or collection of individuals act? ing together under the style of "Taft Democrats," or "independent voters," or any other designation, for the pro? motion of the candidacy of the Re-1 publican ticket. There are one hundred counties and seventeen cUies in Virginia, and Rich? mond alone boasts an organization o( "Taft Democrats."?Richmond Journ? al. I Husbands. Husbands are the natural product of most civilized coun-r:es. They are plentiful in most of the United States of America, being scarcest in Utah and Massachusetts, where c-ch lady owns but a fraction of a husaand, or none at all. Those owning no more tnati a . morbid interest in a husband are call? ed old maids. Although the best husbands in this I country me ttckie'wiVu^,' by expel'to. to be Indigenous to tbe soil, those commanding the highest market prices are the impor-ed varities, be-! cause of their expensive labels. The Crown brand brings the largest fig? ure. The husband Is a wary and elusive animal, fleeing for sar, ?>? at the first no se like a skirt to his lair in clubs, offices, and othi r remote caves of bis hatitat, hut he nfhy be cajoled forth by an appearance or indifference on the part of the trapper, as h.a curio i ty can always l\? aroused by the strange cr? ature who cculd remain immune to his ehar?r?: after wbtcu he may be easily caught anywhere >n ?broad daylight (though a wlilte night line or moon-calci am is prefer? able), in a tray composed of frou-frou, talcum, golden locks, and flattery. There is a tradition to the effect that the earliest huntaad-caf eher was a clumsy con tr.ranee made of fine sand-sewing attached to a spinning wheel, decorated with house made pre? serves put up in a syrup of sweet dis? position and sealed >a common-seme Jars. Once secared with a matrimonial halter tied in a diamond hitch, the husband usually becomes quite tame and will eat from the hand and sign checks at will. There are more than] flfty-seven varities of husbands at; larre and in raptieity. but they are broadly chmai d as good snd bad. hy their respective owners or keepers called wlv? - 8.nee the wlf<- is so constituted th;.t she can beipve zn? thing she set, her mind >o. she ran easily persuade herself that a J?ad hii.?!ian<S la a rood one and vier vers~ ?a rcercifuj provision or Provideaee for mar.tal happiness. The Ameri-as hubsand Is called by his transatlantic compeers a beast Of ' burden to *hK-u be may very justly rrtrrt that the transatlantic hnshand is s l"ast of prey, or otherwise, but alwava a h< a*>. and that It's a White Man * Bnrd. n. anyway. All of which proves that the hiebest grade husband extant has his permanent habitat in th??.- t ni'.-d Sutcs of America. REFLECTION OF A BACHELOR. No other penpie have to SB?-el snch ken and merk coess? ri'lon sr? : liars ! The ?i. r?;, prr ?%* run get nr"r? genuin' mi sag of a grievance 'h?" net of a ItlrriKM. A ?'?u a<?tid reifer a man m?*V have in her anhnet nKsmnn H the*, mean it without mahlee K?ve ?o her. J If the pur. ?bere a wnmnn srwps( re ?...-.-u aid si'tow ~***"u is oniv < sn 0I4 ?he ran rerpeet h tty call ins U the men closet. When s wnsnea has a ?ne It s s ?ntn she I* . ? c te snakt* her plan*, before b* i r?M of Me cradle, 'o. th? dar eben be ii tuners r*mAwanc.? New Turk Prraa. NEAR BEER EXEMPT. Leg.suture Cant Prohibit Sale of Non-Intoxicants. RICHMOND, VA., Oct. 26?Judge T. W. Harrison, of Wine ester, handed down an opinion in which he interprets the Byrj law as applied to alleged non-Intoxicating oeverages, and in doing so he dismisses a man from custody on whom a fine of had been imposed for selling "near beer," the state contending that the stuff could only be sold by the? brewer to the consumer, ar.d that a license of $250 Is necessary to sell to the consumer. The man was fined for selling less than half a dozen bottles, the minimum preecrit-3d In the Byrd law, and the fine was imposed. Judge Harrison's decision Is, the near beer being a non-intoxicant, the leg'slature had no right to prohibit its sale in any quantity or to in any way regulate traffic therein, basing blc rulicg on section C2 or the consti? tution, as follows: "The general assembly shall have full power to enact local opt'on or dispensary laws, or any other law* controlling, regulating or prohibiting the manufacture or sale of intoxicat? ing liquors." Tills seems to he intended to en? large and make eei'aln the powers of the legislature in sealing with the liquor question, and does not seem In any sense to be a restriction of its general power to deal fully with any subject of legislation not expressly prohibited by the constitution. The construction which has been put upon this section of the constitution in the Winchester case would seem to hold that the legislature could not enact a law to regulate the sale of coca cola or any other beverage which might be deemed harmful, though not intoxicating. The case will unquestionably go to the Supreme Court of Appeals for fi? nal interpretation. MURDER AND SUICIDE. Jealous Sailor Killa Wife and Then Destroys Own Life. NORFOLK, VA.. Oct. -26?lianiel .7. Hennessy, a young enlisted man in the United States navy, yesterday shot his wife, killing her instantly, and then shot himself. He dieu within fifteen minutes after the shooting. Hennessy accused h's wife with frequenting evrl resorts and threatened to shoot her for It. His wife had him arrester; for the threat about two weeks ago. and the case got before Mayor Reed, of Ports? mouth, but it was dismissed. The cqaplr have not llve? together for sometime before the proceedings in the mayor's court. The couple had been married not more than a year. The man was about twenty-four years old and the woman three years younger. A child recently born to them still lives. Hennessy enlisted In the navy from Troy, N. Y. He was reckoned a good prize-fighter in the navy, and was known as "Kid" Hennessy. STUART TAKES WELL. Delivers Forceful and Pleasing Speech ? In Russell County. I HONAKER. VA.. Oct. 26.?rl. C.j Stuart addressed a large number of Russell county voters "jere Saturday! afternoon. His address was well re? ceived, and. judging from the good humor of the Democra-s present, theyj were highly elated over the probable outcome In the Nintb district. In referring to the present panic. Mr. Stuart dubbed It tile "Roosevelt panic." and assured his hearers that reports came from none hut RepnbM-j ran sources that the panic would be worse if Bryan is elected. ? I Mr. Stuart discussing local politics, j said in reference to Mr. Slemp and I the Crumpacker bill. "*1 am loath tol believe Mr. Slemp is personally in fa? vor of It. but he is pound band and j foot in the meshes of tae RepnMican rufrrs and forced from a political standpoint to stand ay :t. and would, if elected, be forcer: to support the Republican platform with rrauect to the enforcement of the thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth amen-1 rrents." 8ERMUDA TO CELEBRATE. Will Hold Tercente--ry Ceremonies ?Same of the Guests. (Ry Associated Press.) HAMILTON. BERMUDA. Oci 2?.? At, influential comm-ttee of leading citizens ha3 been elected for 'he pnr rn r of consid'ring the tercentenarv ? T P rn.'ida The program arranged for six day.-, commences April next. Among the dis tic a, mated guests It ,s proposed to .nviio are tue Prlrvee o* Wales; It'slden; Ro^evelt. EUrl Hrvv. the governor-general of Cana? da: admiral Sir Jnba PMkeT; Sir Ar rb held Al?sor.. st ??.< t.me coionlal wcuttty of Bern if I a IJ-utenant-ticn etal Sir Hrnry Oarv ri the Rr'tisn .. m ?"'-?'-de A. Sman-on. govcrror of Virg*r!i. who !s g <?<?eeni-nt or S:r George S.imcrs: the governor ot .lawaka. the eaunananaoae of T?rk? tamed: Sarau? I L Clew us Janwn Im^-Uoii lUi.nett !i S Rogers and H ?t George Tucker. Frightened tbe Feminine "Sparer out a job? Why. I thought he wee runt-line a fashion de? partment ia a woeaaa'a macaxtne " "Yea. but be caused the magasio* to lose au r.nnv ?.,',. - tlx (bet. filed Mm." "How m the world d.d that happen'" "Why. the lobster beaded his column New ?r Inkles for women " The >\ ??p The Hone of it 'it te true dat Tmaaa is a hard mad t' travel." aaM Brother Williame, "but der s dha leonomiluu: We kia nil lay down our tsuroer? an de tree a banks er de liver an' aw la swimmla' Won nw gam dar:"?Atlanta CoaoU ENGLAND HAS SPARROW CLUS. Its Mission I? to Rid the Country of I the Pests. In Essex. England, the Etteoham Sparrow club flourishes. It holds u meeting and dinner onee a year, at which time the members give an ac? count of their efforts toward keeping down the sparrow pest, its president, Walter C-II bey, describes its work ss follows: "All the farmers ard most of these who have gardens In the parish, which covers 1,830 acres, aud some tenants of neighboring farms bel.mg to the club, which was established 17 years I ago. The rules are very simple. Kadi member undertakes to kill one spar? row for each acre of his holding be? tween Septemlier 1 and May 1 and i sends tbe heads to tbe local innkeep-' er, who keeps a record of them. If i ' the member's tally falls short of the ' i total be ought to seed be is fjned one j penny for each head lacking, the ' money going to a fund which is sp?nt I I in refreshments at the annual supper ( ' of the club held at the inn. The sum ] j raised by fines, however, is, I am In formed, practically nil. "Two spam ws an aero were killed annually during the first two or three' years of the club's existence, and the I average number of heads row sent in j . is about 3.000 a year. In addition the; j members kill a large number of young ' I spai row s during the breeding season. I i but of these no record 13 kept."?For-; ! est and Stream. I FIRST STFP TOWARD SUFFRAGE. Advocate Says Women Must Convince Men That They Want It. i Miss E. L. Todd. the first woman in-. ventor of an aeroplane, spoke hope? fully, at a luncheon in New York thej other day, of woman suffrage. "We shall get the vote," she said,! "as soon as we convince man that we . want him to give "It to us. Show man that we like the type of male whn favors votes for women, and he will become that type, as he is now chiv? alrous because he thinks we like the chivalrous type. w "We women don't appreciate our power over man." said Miss Todd. "and yet things continually happen to reveal this power. Thus, while 1 was calling on a young matron recently, her little son came in, wet up to the knees. "His mother snatched away his hat and bundle of books, and shook him. " 'What do you mean.' she said, 'by com in? home from school in this con? dition?' "'Ah,' said ihe boy. 'the girls don't think nothin' of a feller what's afraid to wr.de in the gutter.'" Vegetable ivcry. If yon have ever s"en a ni.-ely pol Ished and finished bit ef vegetable ivory, you know tbat. so far as ap? pearance is concerned, it is almost ex? actly like the real ivory that we get from the elephant's tusk. This vege? table; ivory is Ihe product of a tree that bears a fruit about the size of a man's head and weishing about 30 pounds. Each fruit contains 10 nnts. 1 ' which are solid, hard and white. It is ' these nuts that furnish the substance j c"ed Ivory. So heavy is the fruit | ttiat the trunk of tbe tree, which is I not quite a foot in diameter. Is much bent from Its naturally upright posi-1 Men, sometimes even lying along the ground. One wonJers why nature did not give ihe tree a stouter trunk, so > thnt it might bear up the burden of the fruit. Decks Strewn with Dead Birds. Their decks strewn with dead song? birds, tbe steamers Moses Taylor. Thomas Hartum and Robert Falton put in here the other day sfter s strange aad perilous trip down from Ike upper lakes. The beau were one week t?te. The crews of the boats report that for days they crept cautiously along through smoke from forest fires so thick that one could scarcely breathe. Thousands of birds of all descriptions fleeing before ihe flames took refuge on ??<e boats, only to be overcome by the dense smoke. They were shov? eled off the decks by the hundred Enough of them were left to substan? tiate the story when the> came to port. ?AshtarmT.1 for. Celiimlias Dispatch. Me f**edd*eO Them. F. Hopkinson St.ifth was sketching h landscape in Maine wh*n sn age** man stepped np behind htm and looked over his shoulder at ihe can? vas. "Humph!" said tf.e Mranscr some? what scornfully, "whst do you pain' them lor?the marketf ' Tea." said Mr. Smith "You utMi imini a V* of 'em to e>t s livia'. I guess yea have ? harder way of c< ::te a ltv?n than I have." "What ts your businessasked Mr. Smith. "Oh, I peddle pond lilies. ' said ihe When Pet Cat Is Desert re John Trefts sny? the incsn-st man In the world'is the man who v^raped the kteam off the window; and pat It berk in the kettle when wife made snap I have found his sm-1 main <Qn> ts th* woman nho kept s pet rat s? her ]?heehore l.ottv ?nd left it hnncry ??d iMtMSI on her doorstep while she iterated berk to b? r house fnr a romforta'da winter Only the BWU of the rarab?aa bnlfer t? betW? tke pet kitten snd Ions borer days of freeman and starvs'ton I bei lere ihau free? have soula ?n*i te? imr^t. har* tAaf ?om<eimew have tpem not |. TRANSPORTATION GUIDE. Chesapeake & Ohio Hy. i Fact Tra.ns to Richmond and the i Went. 1 Leave Newport Nanv fo:u5 a. m... 6:26 p. m. Local* Train* to Richmond I t:30 a. tu.; j43 iw m ? Trains arrive Newport News, 10:00 a.m., 10:35 a. m., 5:d5 p. in. and 7:20 P. m. I steamer Service for Norfolk. I Leave Newport News 10:40 a. m., 5:40 p. m. OLD DOMINION LINE Dally Service FOR NEW YORK-? From Company's Wharf, Norfolk, foot of Church Btreet. every week day at 7:00 P. M. FARE?First-class, one way. $8.00; Round trip, limit thirty days, $14 "" ? meals and berth in stateroom in? cluded. Steerage, without subsistence, $5.00. TICKETS on sale at C. & O. Rail? way Ticket Office. NIGHT kW NE BETWEEN NEWPORT NEWS AND RICHMOND, VA. Steamers Brandon and Berkley leave Pier "A" 8:30 every evening passengers only VIRGINIA NAVIGATION COM? PANY. James River Day Line for Richmond and all James River land? ings. Steamer Poonhontas leaves Newport News, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 8:45 a. m. Leave Newport News .Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 5 p. in., for Norfolk and Old Point". Steamer Hampton will leave Pier "A" dally except Sunday, at 9:00 a. m., going to Norfolk, and at 4:30 p. m.. going to SmlthJKld. Steamer "Ac. comae" will leave Pier "A" daily, ex? cept Sunday at.9 aar going to Smith field and 3 p. m.. going to Norfolk. All business between New Tori and Newport News transacted at piej No. ?. Afl business between Newport News, Norfolk. Smitbfield and local points transacted at Pier "A" foot of Twen? ty-fifth st. W. H. LAN DON, Agent. WH 5 III W TERMIML CO. "Sewalt'e point Route." Effective Sept. 28. 1908. Subject to change without notice. 7:30 9:00 10:30 12:00 1.30 3:00 4:38 C:00 8.00 8:00 9:30 11:00 12:30 2:00 3:30 5:00 6:30 8:30 6:30 8:45 10:15 11-45 1:15 2:45 4:15 "5:45 6:45 9:00 10:30 12:00 1:30 3:00 4:30 ?:00 S:00 NORFOIJC?WHITES CITY Cars leave Norfolk daily every 30 minutes from n a. m. Iu 11:00 p. m. First car leaves White City 6:45 a. m. and every 30 minutes until 11:15 P. m. Extra cars will be operated accord? ing to the demand. E. C. HATHAWAY. General Manager. Um NORFOLK ft WASH INQ TOR STEAMBOAT CO. The New and Powerful Iron Palace Steamers NEWPORT NEWS. WASH? INGTON AND NORFOLK will leave daily as follows: > Northbound. 7 Leave Portsmouth, North j street . | 6:00 p m Leave Norfolk, foot ot I ? Water street, at . I 6:00 p m Leave Old Point ComfV**- 1 at . I 7:0S p m Arrive Washington at . u.?j 7:00 a m Penn. K R BAO R.R. Lt Wash.*??:m) a m ***S:M>nm Ar. Phila. _f?ll:0iam !?ll:5?am Ar. N. Y.f* 1:15pm 3:00pm Southbound. I,v. New York. ."10:55 a mj'll:50 km Lv. Phila .I I 25pm 2:19p Ar. Wash . 4:15pm Lv. Wash. 6:30pm Ar. Old Point . Ar..Norfolk ... Ar. Portsmouth 7:00 am^ 8:00 am' 8:30am' 5:i0 pm 6:30 p m 7:00am ?00 a m 8:20am ?Daily. ??Daily except Sunday. For information apply to 1 J. N SMITH. Arcnt." Pnion Ticket Office. Chamkerlin Hotel. Old Point. Virginia P. M. PRITCHARD. Gen. Agent. JNO. I, WIUJAMS. City Pass. Aarent. comer Granuy and Plume streets Norfolk. STEAMSHIP LINES. Passenger and FreighL Newport Mews to Baltimore, tlallv except Tuesday. *> p. rn Fare ?3 00 One Way. $640 Round Trip including Stateroom Ticket to ail points. Every Mow. Wed . sad Sat. |2:0f noon. Nov folk te Prevtdeoce. Evry Mow. Wed and Sat.. 6 pm. For tickets snd lartber inforn-a'ton. apply to H. c. avert. Agent. Newport Mews. Va. CLTDB STEAMSHIP CO Steam. i? to Philadelphia MONOAV. THURSOAY and SATURDAY. Railing fm-n Philadelphia, T-t-vday. Thursday sad Ssinrday. Fretelr? reee.ved snd deiivered ?ally at C. A O. F:rr No. 6. Owe* River Road JA.1. W. MCARRlfX. Cee. a^setJaern Agmt. CT.TDK STKAMSHIP CO. 12 Ssmtb Drtswarc A etwee PhitoeViphis. Pa.