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ALEXANJHMA, \ A.
MOM'A V 1 \ ENING. III.V II. TilEdisiiiis.sal of Col. J. 8. Moab) from the poaition he had bold for aom< ttme as ipecial attorney in tbe Deparl inent of Juatice haa bauaed conaidi ? able commenl throughoul the countr) and inany dvpatrhea c.*rnii di.?^nlis^al have bi ? n aent oul from Waabington, among them thc fol lowing : Colonel John B. Moaby waa di ed from his poaition of apevi.il attorne) m the Departntenl <>f Juaticc liecauai he did not stanJ in with the preaenl admimstration. Bome three yeara ago Colonel Moaby was detailud to invcati gate land frauda in tbe weat, particu larly Nebraaka. Hia reporl implicatod in frandiilent acquiaition of Rovern in.-nt land m. n of tM.it promiae in public and buaineaa life. I' ia ? matter of oommoo knowledgc that Olonel Ifeaby nerer haa been aaaigned to work of any character l>y hia superiora ?inc< he got after the "land thiev-." H< used thv teini alwnya in *pv?king ol them. I'rc-i.l.nt Booaevoll ia under .sUkkJ to have backed Colonel Moabj in his efforta to pul prominenl men in jail, bul greal wada of rod tape in thc ilepartmcnt clogged hopeleaaly lh< wheeUof jiistice, which, together with keaping Moahy off the caaca, haa prc vented auoceeaful proaocutions thua far. Colonel Ifoaby uncovered many evil ?eaatad faota which would tend to caal siispnaoii on governmenl officiala. He baa remained "mum" a- concerna these, bul iiow that he haa left 1: vice he may feel free to t.-ll whal he lenows. He haa been offered $10,000 by New York publiahing houaea to write bJaautobiography. Hia knowledgeof t-ertain tliings which he diacovered ii the hrief time be was allowed to i?'? >'?? the niethods uaed in ocquiring portion^ of the publie I'omain would ciial-lc liim to write "sttni" which would yicld liim fully as niuih. The aoggeel. that rresid.nl R rett bacted Col. Moaby in hia efforta to put prominent men in jail ia alwo lutely untiiic. Tbe president, aa n matter of fact, did aend Col. Moaby lo the west with positive inatrucliona to clear tho governmenl land- rrom the eonlrol of unlawful caitlc ba nbo had taken poaseaaion ol them and I>r.tsed thai he would "back" him, but so sooti as tbe colonel coinmenccd lus work which pi.i-ed io Ix'J \ ign ronsly proaecuted he waa recalled and aent to.Mobilc It wa- aoonthercafteras eertainedthat tbe cattl< barona and land grabber.s, tbrough tlaeii Benatoi l>icl rich and oibera had gone to I'reaidenl RooaoveM and told bim that if he did not recall Moaby the northweal at the next electlon would v ??< the democratie ticket. Bul Mi Bo ? evell ia ronatanl ly pratiug al.out a "aquare deal. That wai ? graceful and kind baJudgeJamea Keith, preaidenl of thc Virginia Court of Appeala, in wriiing Attorney (ieiicral Wickeraham in !??? lialf of Col. John B. Moaby. A< wa* atateil in tbe Gaaette ol Baturday, ao aoon as JudgeKeith learned that th< attorney general had rwqueati Moaby'i reaignatiou <>f the poaition he a/u holding in the Departnienl <>r .lus tiee, he ptoinplly. and withotit COnSult ing Col. Moaby, addreaaed a manly letter to tbe attorney general aakinsj liim lo reconai ler tbe matter and with bold thc requeat. Judgc Keithand Col. Moaby bav< n ? been politically allili uteil f.-i over a quarter of a o nturj and on political grounda the lattor had liitle reaaon toeipeet profered ai.l from Buch a quarter, bul JudgeKeith with hia broad mind and big hearl threw party faaling to tbe winda when h< learned that an injuatice was bciug dVneabrave man and fortnot fellow to vnanian and promptly and unaolicitcd gndV avored lo bavetlie injuatice righted. Sjmk of thc Waahingto i papers per sigt in making a moimtain ol a mole hill in thc matter of the \i-n earlj on Fiiday moming laat of a numbcr of ?oldiera atationed al Forl Myei to tln Alcxitnlria eonniy jail wherc a ncgro * is coiihned wbo had eul one of tlieii ooanpaniona duringa row on an elec Irk car on tbe nighi of July 4. it ia positiv*ly denied that the men offered any force, created anydiaorder or even uaed had language. Yct one ol theae papera com|?re? the incidenl to th> Brownsville affair and practicail mands that tbrfwholegarriaon at thc forl be iudicted, ctc. and arould atta. h na tioual importancc to the matter. Why, there waa more dUorder in Washing ton on the nigbl of July Fourth than bas occurred in Aiexandria county for ayear.yet tbe Waahingtoo papera make b?rc mention of littlt thinga like these. Two lads arreated a( acheap botel in Pittaburg, Pa., laat nighl are held in connection with tbe attempt to bold up a Mount Waahuigton atrvel cai earlv j morniog. One ol thc boys shot apoUce lieutenani whd at tempted to prevcnt robberf. It ia be li-ve.1 he will ?hc. One of thc VOUthfl said that )ie a-.id 1ns oompanion had seen a uiovinp-picture show of a w.si ?rn train robbery Bfttordaj gftUBOOO, and when tlioy loft tho abov they :,, ., pawn ahop and bought rv volvera. They later boarded tho streot ,,. xiie above is one of a number ,,f eaaee irhere boya in this oovBtry isve recentiy been incHed to orime by ooking at picturee icprcsentating leods of ouUawa, Bocb picturee willbo . wh'naiiv suppweeed, or boya be kepi ,?,i ,,f .t|?ws wlioro ihov aro exbibited. . KOM WASlllM.TON. i ,.,,. pondenceofAtexaadrutGaaette p, ;. ni (JipJuniatic oppoaitiob on the partof Uormanyagainal thenolicie* ,,f the United Btatea have broughl n situation wbich is raffdiy ap liing tho arute atage. Tfte kaia? r iown hia boatility to tbe United on previoua oecaeione. Tbe ,,f the aorit a ol incidenta to l* (Jiacloaed is tbe rccognition of the Madriz faction l>y the kaiaer in terma iniouutiug to an encouragement of the yA i iy ;, rogime. In hia letter written April ?_'??. the Uerman eroperor ad i Madriz aa "great and good |,i, nd" and ooiiL'iat nlatos him on his 1,,-nuii as preaidenl by the merited ontiden ?<? of hi- follow-oiti/on-. The Departmeiil 1ns maintained an uitudc "f reaerve regarding tbea i in . idcntH, as tlicre ia an earneel deaire to , ol anv ciouding of the friendlj rclationa exiating between the two gor riiincnta. Tho grave queation jnst hum ia whether Qermany propoaea to its aiiti-American diplomacy to ooaioi i-iida. Kvidon,-, of theextreme meaauraa to whicli tlie Madriz faction ia reaortiog in wostorn Nicaragua to aecure money foi ? ... ,1, the fighl with the revolu - roHched the State Departmen! I m tbe form of a notice iaaued to raguau reaidcntof hia aaaeeement ,n a lonrth loan. Btate Department of . (i. - i onaidcring today tbe quea tion iifprolectingWilliam Pil man, who ha been romoved from tbe Blnff at Muetii Ida to Managua. It \? believed ihat rfccretary Knox will take deciaive meaaurca to prevenl hia nteeting with the name fate as that of Qroaa and Gannon. Tho t'irougli ratea on cabbage, ttatoea and other vegetablea from ciiailo-ion outh Carolina diatricl to Buffalo ia uigber tlian tbe eombined local ratea nccording to afcomptainl tilod by tho National League of Com uiUsion Merchanta with the [nteretate Commerce Commiaaion today. The cxcesB of cbarge of car load lota of j, ,i,,h??? i- claiined to be 182.00 a car nnd.-abbage $15.00. Ordcra were iaaued today for the organi/ation of the lifth diviaion of the At'l uitM! fleet. it will consial of th< |..aaei North ICarolina, Montana and Waahington. Tbree of ili, ?? \o~-ols aro a pari of tbe ipecial sorvioo wpiadron wbich will arrive at llumptoii bVada from Argentiue abont IlllV A i.il' abbatoir, boiler hpuse and il owued bj tbe Columbia r.,n<.ii. Oil and Proviaion Obrporation mai Arlingtou Junction, Virginia,were i-oniplt-u v dcatroyed bj Bre today with , |o B eatiinated at $200,000. The Distriti liio dopartnunt sont twoenginei i,, the mvih Imi tbej were unable to ,!i,.,l, lho llaiuca whioh st nlod from an L'xploaion in tlie al bitoir. Tho plant iired foi 81041,000. Thougli noarly all therabinet officera . i r i> 1 nvory otlicr goveniment offioial who ran liiitl an excuae have fled before lilj riaing thermometer, the Inter : ii, t'oniiiioroo Commiaaion ia ii. king bravelj to tlie job and tbia hoa Bcheduled Bome of tlie raoal inqiortaiit hoaringa in ita biatory. To* in.h it iM'gina an invoBtigation into iho inoi'oasi?- in commutation ratei whit'li aro propoecd b) the Delaware, waima and Weatern and othei intcrsl it< cai riora oul of New Yorli The new ratea aro to beeome :ilv 20 and tomorrow'a bear ing i a preliniinary "aize ii]>" by the , ominissioii U> aee if the ratea aeem to 'i.naMo. On Thuraday tbe com missioii will lake up the caae of the I ?? n and WeaternTrunk linea whicli have fili 'I a frt igiil tarifl to beeome vv Auguat 1. h ia expected that on tln ? i-1 ?? lln commiaaion will ordei ? -n-i'in-. pending ita invoHtigation into the entire ratc queation from tbe Atlanlic Seaboard to the Miasinsippi. iiivi utigation is one <>f the largeat and inoal iinportant inveatigationa evei cundiH u 'I l?y the eonimwaion. Experta of lho (timniiaaion aro noW at work Kathcring data. Tho te timon) will blj l,o hofi.ro the commiaaion ten iiuiii'Iib In'fore a deci ion ia reached. Tr mble may oct-ur in Bogota aa a re aultof thedvterminationof tbe Ameri nuptinj owningthe streel railway Ui M-iiinc ita operationa. Tho Btate IVpartmcnl waa notilied today that tbiB would be done. For aeveral inonths tho ayatem haa been idle be of atta.ks on the cara and the jn,,|, itv of the companj. At that lime ihe coinpany demanded adequate rrroteotion from the Colombian gov niiiiioni oi ade<]uate compensaUon for tbe purcbaso of thefranehiae, At that limo tho atiti* american feeling bec ime ne'ral tli.it the American legatibn waa atlacked. "It> moving day waj down in Jungle p>wii." hoic toda>, thougfa thejupgle i? made up ol petrifled and foaailized dinousaiii - and ii will take two veara at a eonacrvative eatimatee to Bniah the ng job, Tho goremmeol is atart ing to transfer ita national muaeum to the nea home wbich hai been builtfof it, Mnde to order Bteel caaea are to be Biipplied foi matiy of the individual niena jual a journey of a few oi) blocks, 'llu re aro over 'on milliotis oltjecU U> Ik' removed, aome weigbing many lons. It ia expected to have an ing in tbe new muaeum building iicxl ra.Il. An army order wa- iasued today ap ! nk de L. Carrington m tho retired h<t." \ Btatement iaaued by the Treaaury 1>, pattii iiit today abowa tbe receipni from tbe corporation tax, at the cloae ,,f buaineaa July 9, to have been 885, 703,1(10, tho ainonnt outatanduig is 1,287, on wbich tbe deiinqnenta willbc obliged topay apenaHy of 8 i?i cent and intereal at the rat, of 1 p.i , .in poi month unleaa paymenta were made hefore the cloae of bui today. government contracted today f,,r the purchaae of all the eleotric light latnj % n< odod for noxt yoar. The contracta t- f ?r 1,000,000 bun] 1170.000 whioh is ksaa by almost fSO.uvU arhen the dopartment made thotr ]?u:\lnuso si|>aratfJy, The Kight Plfttuc. New York, July 11.?Beedmg the world wwle olamor againn thc exhib ition of the moving pictures of the Jeffiiea Johnaon ngbi, the afffiated rompanie.s eontrolling tlie tilms an nouneed the pictures would be cxhibit edonlytn "aUg" and that children Will be b.ure.l fnan atlemliiig. Woinen inay attend if they aee lit. bul they prill I..- warned in advanee of the character ?>f the perforuMnce. The .leffries and Johnaon Corporation, (?ompoaed ol tbe nine moving picture i us which have an interest in the (igbt tilms. haa refuaed large offera from rooi gardeoa and vaudeville houaea in New York to be allowed to preaenl the picturea. .1. s. BtaefctoD, vice preaideni of tbe A ii!.--ican Vitajrraph Company, one oflbe nine oompaniea, declared today that the men intereated in the nghl picturea had :ill tbe fllma reeled ofi for them yestciday and had aelected one sct utbebeat From this all tbe tilms to be shown throughoul the country will he reprodueed. ?\\'c d.-cided to tbOW the picttwes in 'atag' theatrcs," declared Blackton. 'The pictur.-s. showing traininc cani|. scenea and all the preliminariea, will uccupy tWO hoius. and we will make a regular peTformarjCi >?' Ibetn, cbarging *1 and i'2 admiaaion. 'We may even ahow th.- picturea t" the self-consituted New York Board ..f Cenaori before exbibtting them to tbe public. We ahowed thc picturea of the Johnaon Ketchel Bgbl to thi board, which waa greatly pleaaed with them. Tbere ia notbing brutal aboul tbe pictures." Blackton declined to diacuaa tbe action of the authoriti.s of I'hila delphia, tbe lateal city to bar tbe figbl filmi on the ground that they atir up race prejudiec. laeh'a Camlhlacv. Beverly, Maaa., Jury 11.?William Loeb, jr., ia the adruiniatratkMi candi date forgovernor of New i'ork nexi fall. Following hia oonference with Preai denl Tafl h<- l< ft for Manrbeater refui ing to diacuaa tbe mcctin-. Ii was learned from an autborilative aouroe, bowever, thal Preaideni Tafl had urged Loeb lo return to New York and an nounce hia candidacy; and thal tbe ad luiniatrative aupporl will be fortbomu ing, As it is conaidered certarn Loeb baa also the promiae of both tbe aup port of Mr. BooaeveH and Qovernor Hughea it ia believed here thal be will make the race. Loeb mel the preaj d.nt at tbe Myopia <i<>lf dub tbia morning. Later he and Secretary Moi tou were tbe preaident'a gueal at luncheon, and Loeb lefl for Mancbea ter where be will viail Jamea F. Curtia, aaaiatanl seeretary of the treaanry, wb" is ill at his aummer bome tbere. JamcH J. Jeffriea. Loa Angelee, Cal., July 11.?Al tbe end of another week Jamea J. Jeffriea probably will announce tinallv wbetber he will challenge beavj weighl Champ ion Jack Johnaon for a return batUe .bffrics will atart this evening for Catalina for a weeka flabing, and dur ing the week he will givecareful con aideratiou lo tbe queation of rc-chal lenging. He admita he ia still "on tbe fencc" bul declared today thal his mind would be definitely made up by the timc he returned from his ftahing nxpe lition, Jeffriea1 frienda aay thal be peraon ally is more than eager to fighl John? aon again, bul thal Mr . Jeffriea ia in ?luicd lo offer atrong objecta t.. her buaband evei re-enteriiig tbe ring. Jeffriea aaid hia chief conaideration would he his own phyaical con lition. Ilc lip which waa badly puffed during the fight, ia healing up, bul hia righl eye bothera bim and hia riaion ia atill impaired. M;tlits to Plghl J..I1II..1.II. Boaton, July II.- Earl Vari Metei Long, thc Harvard atrong man, who haa Iwon fame by muacle-building on ..ii.- dollan ' wortn of f.I per week, ia a new found bope of Ihe race. He'a after Jack Johnaon'aacaip, and aaya ii he can gel Johnaon in Ihe ring he'll, lift it (.,... even it the kinks are short. Long haa foraometimfl been urged t>. enter ihe ring. Now that Jeflriea ia ranquiahed he is willing. I/iiil' ia 1 a perfect atbelete. Ilc ia a perfed athlete He is 1; f.-.t tall and weigba 198 ponnda. Hi-ji.-.k meaaurea 17 incfaea and his forearm 1- 1-2 incbea. From ibonlder to ahouldei he meaaurea ~\ incbea and he baa a cheal meaanremenl of J:; inchea. The araial meaaurea givea an idea of tbe s\ mmetry of body, It 1- jaal thirt) inchea. Ili- thigh 1- 21 incbea, and bia calvea are 16 inchea. 10 Oalridea Detroit, Mich., Julv 11.?The police H- ende ivoring today ''< locate family ..i frienda of a man who gave his oame 1- John Ford, wboaboi hinaaelf througfa he bearl in a r.ningboueeyeeterday. Ford waa known aa Paul Kremaky. He waa pennileaa and had ieen oul of work a week. Ford's euicwe was one of five that the police attribute to heal wavc that is iweeping Detriot. Jony Kuxgnya, 24 yeara oJd, and Mary Chroba, aged 20, killed tbemaelvea rnen tbe woman'a buaband, returning inexpectedly, found them together. Frank McHwaine, 80, drank carbolic acid becauae membera of bia family m.: le fun of IliIU ?Hi ajpaafaad Mayor. Cohimbue, 0., July 11, -t??\. rjar moti announced this afteraoon that be decided toauapend froiu office as mayor. Herberl Atherton, on grounda of groaa oeglect of duty in connection with tbe h/nching last week of Carl Ktheringtoti. the "dry" detective. In the OBM oJ William Linke, shcriffof Lickingcoun *y. the governor baaaakedJ. H Miller. preaidetrl of the Law and Order I .f Ncwark, to gel Rve aignaturea to chargee that had been cJtarged against Linke. Miller puxnis. d to do this be? fore night. To Make IitveMlgation. Beverly. Maa*., July 11.?Aflaira in AJaaka are to be tborougbly inveati gated. Attorney General Wickerabam and Becretary of Ooininerce and Labor Nagel are t" be aent tbere by Preaideni Tafl This foUowa diacaoauiea at th. Balhnger cottgrcaaional mvealigationa, and revelation by the eeanjnaaaonal judiciary cnitnittee ..f all.e.d COBtrol by thc ("iugnenheims uf inining intereeta in Alaaka, Ilcath of Dr. IPowell?Senator lianlel's Siirr*-.*or. ? i Di.p.itoh to the Oazotte.] Richrnond, Va., Jnly 11.?Dr. Rob ort S. I'dwoll n veteran member of the |o^,-latnio. widolv koown because of his wit and hia resomblonoe to the Car tooniat'a Dnda Bam, died in Bruns wiok oonnty, today, aged 77. (aovernor Mann said today that he woold ennouoee Benatof Daniel'i eac* ceaaor Angnat 1, |thirty days. from the date of tho sonator's death Opimon is strong tlial ho will nann- Bwanaon. tVrit of l.rror <;raute<l. [Spovial llispatoh to lho ila/.otto.j Richrnond, Jnly 11.-Tho Bvpresae CSourt today granted a writ of error in tho oonteeted will caae of Bcnitb re, Smith from the Circub Court of Al.'x andria. Juiiiisiiii in >(H York. Now York, July 11.- -DeapKe tho fact that tho Twontioth Century Limited, on whioh Jack Jobnaoo came to Now i*ork, was dalayed three and a half honrs becanae of a wreck on the Now York Oentral just south of Albany, six teen tbouaand inbabitanta of the ' Bteck Belt" ?warmed around tho Grand Ceo tral Depot from oaily niornii.g, waiting to grcot tho conqneror of lim Jeitriea One bundred policemen were on dnty, whilo rnoimtod reeervca w, ro hohl raady in the neighboring precfhcta to didperae the crowda if the oereiaion deznanoW. Tho refuaal of PoKce Ooinmissioner liakor to allow sovoral brass bands to lead a proceeaion of 100 antomobtlea tbraugfa tbe atreeta, in bonorof John ?on, angered the negroea, who pianned to hoid the automobile paradeat all baxarda, Wbile the owners of gatagea and private automobilea refueed toeen machinea tonegroc foroaain Ihepev rale, two negroea who keep gnragca werewUiingto givetheircaraaway, if in o, atary, '" h:,v'' ]|l,"'y "" 'and Beventy-flve negroea were foond who ouii cara, Jobnaon is billed to appear this week al Ilanniioistoiii's Koof (iaidoii, at a Ktbtry of $8,000, lohn.'s traiu was dno at 9:80, and it wasplannod that Jobnaon ahould im modiatoiy enter aa awaiting antocno* btle, and folluwod by 1 <Mi ,,r DBOre maohfnos, drivo to Haron Wilkena1 -tloon, ni weal Tlnrtv fiftn atreet, Bere he waa to !?? mot by a band and eecorl ,-,| to the balcony oterl wking the atreet, where be was to "make aocne remarka." Tben be waa to take luncb. Wilkena won $10,000 on Jobnaoo'a rictory and was prepared ia ipend a Large portion of il in entertaining the negro champion. Chief Inapectof Bchmittberger de cbtred that under no riitnimatancea wuiiid Jobnaon l"- allowed to make a gpeech from the balcony of Wilkena1 salooii. Tho crowd of negroei cootinued to grow as tlto morniog advanced, and tho police had plenty of trouWe keaping tbedarkeyaon tbemove andprevent ing tho atoppage of trafBe, The aixa of tbe gathering was dno in part to the wido liroulation tbn>ngli tho 'black blt'of a oironlar whioh road as foi lowa "All bail Jack Jobnaon, tbe abaolute ehami ion of tho woi Id ' Kvery colored man II Groitor X-w York slunild be the loand Central al PJO a. m. on kfonday and l.-t uaabake the band of tho atalwart atblete gianl of tln tweaneefa century, Comeanyyou can in voln< los or on tool bntoome eny ? iv. Be aure tooome. Be aure. "Thk Comtrrraa." The 1.4'iiiilng Tower ol IMsa. Piaa, ItaJy, July 11. Th< royal en gineen appointeu to inveatigate the condition of the famoua kwning Tower i i a reported toda) thal the inclina tion from tbe pcrpendicular haa ro oontly increaaed eigbt inchea, owing to tho wcakno-- ,.f tbe foundatton. Tho engineera declare thebietoric towei ia on a rerge of collapae, and thal it is extrenu Iv doubtful if it can be repaired The ringing of the belta in the towei haa been ordered atopped, becanae tbe ribratkmi tbua caueed threatened to throw down the atructure. The Campanille, or leaning Tower, waa erected in 1174-1350. It was in thia atructure thal Gallleo worked oaf the tbeory of tbe pendnlum. Hlghfl B] man Klllecl. Chicago, July 11.?One unidentifled higbwayman ia dead, and the poik* are hunting another anotbei today following an encounter between Blmer Gooper, a aaleaman, andtworobben Onopet ii.? i- been riaiting Miaa Kath oivn Kn-h, wIiom? lioino i- ni afashion able neighborbood, and departed al Ia i n'clock la>t night. aa bepaaaail a dark ,ii. away noai tho girl'a honio two iimii attempted to hoid him up. H< ahot and killoii one, and two eacaped. Gerald Gordoo. who had been robbed earlier in tbe evenuig identifted tln dead man aa one of the two who heW iiim up. Oooper waa notarreatad. Bxprcaa Trata Wrackeda Potigbkeepaie, N. Y.. July 11.?The "midnighi cxpreaa" on the Now York Oentral, weatbound, was wfecked aar ly today. >i\ milos north of HttdatMl, when the locooaotive atrnek an irnn bound car dooi thal had dropped froin -Miit'n bound train. Engineer Bendefl jumped from ln tram. btoakiiiL' botb anns and re ceiving mternal injuriea. Ho died under an eatbetic. Roberl Holea, of Hotmsoloar. tho tiroman. wai caughl under the Breboa and icaJded to daatb. Frank Bay, of Croton, the baggage man, was jound dead in the oorner of the baggage car. Bpajalah Keiolutlonlata. Ceret, France, July tt.?wtn tboua? and revolutionjata, exued for paittcipa: tiOD in fortnoi upriMiigs. mot today and demanded tho right tore-entei Si>ain to celabrate bna Jnly'i armed revonrtion. [ncendiary ipeechi i won- made and it was decided to croea tbe frontier ander arm>. if Benor Oanalajaa, the ptajnuer, refnaed to granl the neajeaaary pormits. Flght Plcturea to be Exhlbited. Ixindon. July 11.?The moving picturos of tho .Teffrios-Johnson fight will be exbibited in England without interference on thejparl of anthoihita. Homo Becretary wfatatoo Chunhhill announccd today in tho House''9( Com rnona thal the governtnent hrld no pnwor t i provont tho oxhibition < rW>e piotu: Dr. flotfftied Oaltta, noted Germa a*trononicr, died today at hia home Fotadam, aged 88, VIRGTXIA XEWS. Mr. H.-nryT. Kent, lawyer formcr jiohtii iaii.an'iJhrotherof the late Linden Kent, of thta city. died suddenly in Hl. Louaa, Mo., Batarday. An order ha.s heeti entereil in the Corporatioii ('ourt of Winchester aet Ung asid.itbe ieeond Tueaday ta An L'u.-t?the '?tli? for the lcM-al ODtiOfl "l.ction. 'or which a petitioti waa ciiciilai.-d a few days ago by rcpre ?eatativca of tbe liquov intaveata. During a aarere thwnderatonn Friday Rvening, aeau Hickory Qrove, Prince William c.ity, Miaa Ada Qardnar, wlnlc statiding on Ihe front potcfa at her bome, waa killed by Ugbtoing, which stiiick the pillar of the porofa. An order prohihiting the use of tra.tion enginea on the public roada of 1'iiiice William eoiinty in hauliug wagonaand othev vehiclea, was modi li.d by thc board of euperviaora at a recenl mceting to iH-rmit traction en? ginea to haul aragona not exceeding thrcc iu nuinlx-r. atul litniting the l?oard to not exc-ed teti lotis. Chariie F. Bpencer, aged 30 yeara, wa- drowned Baturday mornuig al Bryaou, N. C, in a aumnvn camp He was camp inanager and in structor. Ilc was last year instructor in Woodberry Foreal Oollege, al Pntnge, and had taught, in Staunton Military Acadcniy Ilc gtadiiat.-d from Wasliinctoii and Lec and was interested ia Y. M. ('. A. athlctics. fn Staunton on Saturday a verdict of niurder in the tirnl degree was bfOUgbtln by the jury in the caae of Arcfa Brown, cbarged with killing two peraona. On May 8 Brown had trouble with his fricnd Abe Hoy. Qoing to tbe bome of Jamea Boaa, he procured a gun and startcd m s.-arch of Hoy. Not finding the man be aranted, be abotand killed Percy Hoy, brother of hisintciidcd vi.tiiu. and tiletis Higgina, a boy l- yeara okL Thc jury was out 16 minutee. \ DBATH IW NAJOl VBMABLS. Major Bicbard Mortoo Venable, baw \ei, soldici, publicist, philoaopherand one of th.- best kn. an Bkurea in lialti .re, died at 11:20 o'cioch yeaterda] inorning al Boland Park. Baltimore, tbe bome ol Mr. F. A. Sa\agc' which he had leaeed for twomontba, and to which he had been removed from the Johna Hopkina Hoapital aboul twoweekaago. Deatb was Aur to bearl diaeaae. He had been ili f<>i aboul thrcc yeara, Bicbard Mortoo Venable waa born in Charlotte couuty. Va., on February 8, 1889. His parenta arere Bicbard N. and Magdelene McCampbell Venable. He was ,-cnt to Hampden Bydney Colrege, from which be giaduated in I *67, and in 1888 tbe degra of I.!- IV wa- conferred upon bim by '.is alma matci II. was a student in the Uni rereity of Virgioia during 1860 and 1860, and graduated from the htw de partmenl of vYaahington and I.Uni reraity in 1868. On Ap'ril 21, 1861, Majoi Venable enteredthe army <>f the Confederate states, leaving thc I'ni veraity of Virginia, and became a pri rate in th.- Bicbmond Howittera. He r.-, to ihe rank of major of artilleiy and engineera, ll<- waa aucceaaivelj lieutenanl of artillery, lieutenanl ol engineera, captain of artillery and en gineera, and major of engineera. He eerved iu the Army of North ,-ni Virginia nntil 1868, when he w i - tranaferred to theTrana-Miaaiaaippi Department, reportingto General Kirby Bmith at Bhreveport. Aft.-r tbe war th.- major wenl to Louiaiana and became commandanl of cadcts and profeaaor ..f matbematica al thc Military Academy and Univeraitj ,.f Louiaiana. He remained tbere .< v, ii and tben wenl to the vYaahington and Lee Univeraity, al Lexington, Va., wbere foi two yeai i be taughi matbe matica IVhile there be atudied law, and in 1869 he w.-nt t<? Baltimore and began th.- practice ..r bia profeaaion. From |s7l nntil 1898 be waa a partner in tbe linn of Venable A Packard, later be roming thc aenior member of the linn of Venable, Beetjer, A- Howard, which po.sition he hcld at the time of hia deatb. From a871 nntil 1895 Major Venable was ptufessor of law at the Univeraity of Maryland, reaigning iu October of tbe batter year. During the time Majoi Venable occiipi.-d this poai 11..ii at th.- univeraity his aubjecta were real |)toperty and cotistitutioiial law. rr\i i IH >fi i<i>i.iti:?>. Bitting m a natural poaition on the rtump of an old tree on th.- banka of th. Karitan canal with ;? habing rod iu hia hands. .h.s.ph Troviali, of Karitan, N. J.. was found yeaterda) inorning muidcred by an unknown assassiu, who had approacbed him from hehiml atid. phvcing a revolvet c|. to the back of his hcad. lired two shots. which iniist have killed him inatantiy. Hiabody, which waaaupport ,-d bj a aapling, had acarceiy anifted its poaition and tbe babing rod ? i still hcld by a deatb grip in his baada The murdered man. ntting in this poaition, had been paaaed ia the early morning by aeveraj rowboata, the oocupanta of which bebeved that be waa -ull Bebing or had fallcu aaleep. It was nol nntil 8 o'clock that two farm hands paaaed him on tbe canal bank and on Eailing to get anyreeponae wb. ii they aaked bim wbat rock he was baving, madean inveatigation. The otticials have been uiabieto 00 tam any clue to the identity of the mnrderer. TroviatJ bknown a.s a bard* working Italian. Tbere bavel aaneeveral murders aa the OUlgTOWth of feudl atnoiig the Italians of P t itan during recent yetrs. Tbere baa tujeotly been a race war between negroea and a number of whiti-s of Karitan. A murdcr occurrcd Saturday cven ing two milea from Ebxabeth, the county aeal of ^'irt oounty W. Va., When Chri^ophi-r Brinker, aeveoty five ycars of age, was shot and in stantly killed by Jonaa S?es, a well-to do farmer, aged fifty-rive yeara. Fol? lowing a quarrel betweed the two men, which occured on the front porch of hr.me. it is cbarged that the lat t.-r -hot Btiuker down with an old ?tjde mutakt rnadmg ahotgun, blowing tbe top Of Brinker's head off. and Brink.-r had l?een neigbboca and frieoda for yeara, bul receotly ? feud gnej up between them. The niurder ffM witne-sed by the wife and five of the nine children of See*. Tbe latter | waa arreeted, NEWS OFTHE DAY. A reduction of $10,000,000 in the pcetal deftcrl baa been made in the tirst nino months of the risoal year. Oold and wet weather haa cauaeil serious dainage to the cropa in Franee; the los.s in tho ohampagne distrin ia o-timatod at $8,000,000. Thirty six porsons were drownod at diffoti'tit points in Xew York -l.u.- and in Massaohusotts yosfonlay, tho majority of whom were bathcra ?eeking relief from thu beat. Beeretary Meyer baa signed an order authori/.ing theaale of tho third-ctaaa crnjaera DetroH and Boaton, the gun boatCoocord and tho Uxpedo boat Wiu.slnw, Bev. Ctmtoii DoWttt Sharp, of tho Beventb I>ay Adventiet Cburcb, and 14: yoar-old Kunioo Whitakor, who olopod from Bcheneetady, X. Y., a week ago, hate been arreated in Kansas City. Firo threatened the little village of Oannon, l?ol., yeaterday. Churchgoeri left ?etflcea and foiight the Hamea nntil outsid ? assistanoe arrived. Four peraooa were overootne. Tho los.s will amoiint tO abottt $19,000. Tho (Jnited Statos snbtuarine boat Bahnoo ha.s fully denionstratod the praotioaliility of the aubmarine for long voyagea, baving made the run from Quincy, kfaat. to Hamilton, Bermuda, BOOmuea. Tho los.s of $50 00 Jeffries, OOtnittg on top of a long sorios of money troublos, made- a niglit watohmau in Now York so dospondont that be hangod him-olf iu a stall of the stable wbere he worked. Ooi. K. I'roston Obew, one of Ohar leaton'a prominent cituteoa, was operat o,l on yostoiday at (?Uiarlestown. \V. Ya., for appendicitia. Ho is one of the beat known Cbnfeddrn?a?veterana En the Shonandoah valloy. Mi-mbors of the Indiana Brewr-' Aaacttation bave foiinally proteated before the denaooratk Btate oentral committea againet the bringing of Wiihaui Jenninp Bryan into the al ita to make ?peecbea this hill. One of the greatost corn oropa In the hbaory of the United Stateabi indicated by the governmenl report ef eonditiona on July 1, publishrd Baturday. foi wbeat, bowever, the ontiook is darker, Thfl general average condition of crop growtfa in the [Jnited Statos on July 1, was aboui 2.5 per cenl lower than on July 1, 1909. A toui boraa atage coach oarrying 11 paeaengera bound for Kl Fortal, tbe gatewayoftbe Toaemite National Park, wenl o\,-r i cliff into tbe Merced river, a fall -if 100 feet, yeaterday. One man and three women werecajrrleddown with the atage and injnred lertooaly. The other paaaengen and the drivet jumped and elnttg to tbe rocka at the edge of the ioad. Two horaea wert killed. Leroy hTugbee, aged 7; Bnaaell, agod 8, and Jano, aged 4, are in a hoapital at Turtle Creek, near I'itts burg, I'a.. with burns about tho hoad faee and neck thal will mark tbem for lifo, whiio Bueasll will foaa bii -ight Tho <?liihli.il while playing yeaterdaj about a regulator pil of a natural gaacompany lifted the covei from a tiap and itruck a match Tho tbree were burled a bundred feel by tbe explosion that foBowed With $10,000 guaranteed aa tbe nucleui of a defenae fund againal the Mpon oi iioiiuuioii abop movement in the Distriot of Columbia, organued labor of Waabington yeaterdjay after noon inaugurated plana by whioh a propaganda will be s,t in motion with tbe objeel of breaking up non-union and open abopa. Tho Amalgamated Aaaociation, of Carpentera haveael al noughl thoodiot of the American V>-'i ,-iatioii of Labor and aro keaping theii men at work. General POrfirio Diaa, who will bc eigbty yeora okl on Beptember 18next, waa yeaterday ro elected as preaidenl of Mexico for a term of six yeara, this be ing the aeventh time he baa been cboeen by tbe people of his ceuntry as tbe Ioad of the national govornnient. TamonGorall waa elected vice preaidenl Beporta from all of tbe Statos in tbe Mexican Union are to the effact thatin the efoctoral coltaga wbich met yeetai day. Dbu and Cotiall WOO ovorwholm ing rictoriea, and thal nodiaorderof ativ kind occorred in eny aaction ofthe conntry. Tho Brittah government baa ordered a public inqiiuy into tbe failure of the I.aw Ouarantee Ineurance Boctety, whioh recently aJlapeed with loasea ?im.ting to more than $lo,oiHi.(Miti. Amongtho directora wereaeveral of the most eminent ueniben of tbe legal profeaaion, while ita tmateea induded two Bupreme Coort judges. The hoavioM loaara were lawyera, among tbem l.oid rhiof .lustioe Alveretone, wfaokwl $1,000,000. William Klhrccht, of Masp.-th, 28 yeara old. waa ceughtin a deatb trap of mire in ? creek near old Mill at Jamaica Bay, qmi Kust New STork, veaterday, and died wbile frienda wexe deaperately trying to rnve him. it had fallen into the crcek in the dark ? >f the early inorning. While his friends were calling to him El" bredit sank into the moraas. The men had been out rishing. In the morning reaaaenta of Old Mill found the holpless three, atill mired, and aleo found the body of Elbrecht, iin covered iu the deathtrap by tbe out going tide. Saying that he secs with diamay that thc democraey of Tenaeaeeaj ia ruabtog tnadlv to deetmction beceaae of hitter disaensions, BeuetOf Bobert L. Taylor haa giveti out a atatement withdrawing his promiee to stump the .stnte in tbe interest of Governor M. R Patterson's "mar-hine" judiriary tacfcct The aenator aaga hia aetion is takcn because be cannot infiict hia advice wbereitia rejected in advancc. Governor Patter? son's pardon of Colonel Duncan B. Cooper, who was convicted with his son, Robin Cooper. of the murder of former Seuator E. W. Carmack, ia n sponsihle for the faotional trouble in the democraey of the atate. Sorenosa of tbe musclca, wheiher in duced by violent exercises or injury, is rukkrj relieved by the free applicatiou of Chaml)erlain's Liniment. This litr iment is eojaaaHy valuable for muacular rheumatism, and always affords quick relief. 8old by W, F. Creigbton and Bicbard Oibaon, The Cloakmaker*' Strlke. New York, July 11.?Col. M. J. Ryan, mediator of the State Pepart ment of Labor, conferred this after noon with the otlicials of ihet'loak and Suit Manufacturers' Assmiation, in an effort to reaeh a l.a.sis of agreeinent, wbereby the strike of the cloaktnakers may U-submitted to arbi tration. Two thouaand reefer makers were Ordered out today and the two thou sand raiucoai makers will he ord.rcd oui tomorrow. Befove th.- end of the week. i.nless a settletnent be arranged, the struc lcad>in I laitn thcre will be not less than 80,000 workers unem ployed. The ( iaisade Agaluat Flght Picturea. Boiton, July 11.?The tight againat the abowing of the Jeffnea-JFohnaoo light pictures baa already led to the prohibition of their exhibition before '-.'?">.tKKi.tMHI people, according to esti tnatcs made here today by William shaw, aecretary of the National Christian Endeavor body, who is lead ing the war agamst the tilms. He de ciarea thal atatiatici of tbe cruaade agamst the pictures ibOW the foliowing aieas which have forbiddeti thedisplav: Maine, Texae, Qeorgie, Yirginia and DiatrictofColumbia, 9,000,000 popuhv tion;.Souih America, 6,000,000 popuhv tion; Cuba, l'.(xk),(.k.hi population; Province of Ontarto. Canada. 2,600,000 population; total of forty eities 5,5OU,000 population. Dcaths ir..in Heat. New York, July 11.?it was sizzling ln.t in this eity agaiu today and the Weatber man hcld out no hope .if eaily rehef. During the paet 24 houra ten deetha, directly traeaable to the torrid wavc. have ocCUVred and all the boa pitala are crowded with oaaea <>f proa tration. Al 11 o'clm-k ihe ollicial teni perature was 88 and al noon it wa Aa the mercury apared the bumidity mcreaaed, and a feeble breeze added to ratber than relieved the aufiering. The tuffering among tbe poof of tbe Baat Sid.- was iiiteiisc ( Itlet Jnatiee Pullet'a Will. ObicagO, July 11.? The will of the l.-ltc Chicf .IllStice Mclvillc Wcstoll Fuller, of the Bupreme Couri of tbe United States and that of his wife, Mrs. Mary BS. Fuller, who died s.-veial y.-ars agO, were lilcd in the Probate Oourl today. Juatice Fuller h-ft an eatate worth moic than $1,000,000,and his wife'a prJoperty aroounted to $160,000, Botfa estates an- divided equatly among their eighl cbildren, aeven daughtera and one 8oti. killed by Traiu. l'hiladclphia, July 11.?Rev. Dr. Jacob Salladc, associate pastor of (iiac Baptiat Templc, in trying to board a moving train at tbeTmgaatation of the l'hiladclphia and Beadiog Hailway, miaaed bia looting and fell beneatfa the train and was killed. Frederick H. Lincoln, preaideni of thc I'ay-Within ? lornpany, met deatb in a similar accident at th.- West Pbiladelpbta sta tion of thc I'ctitpylvania Kailroad. TK LBO K A PH l< HK BFITIBS. The lueceaa of the project for hold int,' an inlcruatioiial coiifcrcn.-c at the Hague nc\t autumn for ihe aupprea aion oftheopium evil waa aeaured by the receipt of diapatchea from London to th.- effect ihai Qreal Britain will take part. Reynolda'a newapaper of London, today m its peraonal columna sa>~: "Ii ian'l ai all unlikely, judging from tbe frequency with which J. Pierponl Mor gan'a daughter Anna, and DonJeime, of Spain, are aeen together, that they \\ ill aoon make a niatch of it." An oiil.ial order iaaued by the Trear ury Department autboriaed the sur ge.iu general of the Public llealth and Marine Hoapital Bervice to purebaa fiii| grown rabbita in the opeo marfcel at 7"> cents cadi. Tbe) will be uscd in ihe bygeinic laboratoty in the prepara tion of anti-grapbic virua. Mrs. Hellen Kelly-tJould, divorotd wifeofFrank Jay Qould, and Ralph II. Tboroaa, aon of the president of the lUgai truat, were mariied iu New York t!,i- afternoon. The cemnony araa performed by Bev. Dr. WTebater, paa tor of thc Brick Preebyterian Cburch in Mrs. Goulii's apartroenta at640 Parh avenue. Mayor T. ('. Tborntoo, wbobaabeen ill for s.-v.-ial waeks, died at his hoiuc iu Warrenton today, aged aaveuty yeara. Mr. Thornton waaanativeof ('ai.)liiie COUOty. When the stoinach fails to perform its (unctious, the bowels become de ranged, the liver and the kidneya eou geated cauaing nnmeiroua diaeaaea. The stoinach and hver niust bc restored to n bealthy condition and Cbatxjber lain's Stoinach and I.ivcr Tablctsi an be depended upon to do it. Easy t.. take and niost effeoti^e. Sold by W. F. Creighton and Richard Gibaon. Whoiesale Prices of Produce Floiir. oxti-H. 5 SS I ? " Fantily. l-'ailoy liraiids. Whoftt' longnerry. 0 :?; Mixed.,e>.. o |8 Fultz. OHU Damp and tough. Cern, white. o 70 Mixod. Y.dlow. 0 i* Com Ateal. o "? Kyo. 0 75 <_ ,is. mlxed, new . 0 45 White. new. DfjO Clover Sood. 8 oo Timothy. 1 ~~> Uav. 22 00 Bgfe Prlnt Butter. BOQ a 33 oo Butter, VTrginia, paeked W 00 a 20 uo Choioe \ irgtnia Common to middllng.. 11 00 - . 22 00 Llve Cbtokeaa (heee).. 0 M Bpring Cbteaena. 0 ? Potatcea, per hu..- 0 M Sweet Pomtoea, bld. 2 50 Onlone, per bn. i oo Appl.-s. por l>bl. Dried Peajebea. pealed.,, 0 00 I'ork. jior Ii?i |ba. 18 00 Becon, cobntry barne.. BeatSugarCured liams. 0 20 Breaknurt Beeoa. 20 o Bugar^eured Bbouiden 0 n Bulk Bbouldera. 0 13 l>rv salt EMdea . 0 14 Sugar. 0 00 Qfl A. I If Conf. Standard. GHanulated. . 0 U l..t onajrra. o 15 Java. Ifolajam B.8. o tf ( . h. 0 17 N'owOrloang. 0 20 Sugar Svrups. 0 10 PortoRleo. 0 22 Salt-*}. A. 0?t Ftne. 0 78 Wool--long, unwaibed,, 0 28 Waabed,,.,,,,,,,,, Q'fi Jell-0 Ice Cream Powder Makcs Ice Cream for one cent a plate RF.CIPE: Stir tho powder in a quart of milk and treeze. NothinK inoro to ho duno. Kvery (hing is in (ho packago. Mak.s two quart < of dolicious Ice ( r.-.nn in lt minulea. Vanilla, Strawhoro . I.omon, and Choco late flavora, and I nfl.i\ orod. Two packaava 2S con?a al urocera'. Kecipo Book Kroo. Tbe Geoesee Pure Food Co.. Le Roy, N. ?, Sugar - 5c If you wanl t" eu joj a eup of per rectooFFEKgiv.irt'.i.i:\ii ROA8TKD25cCOFKKE itrlal It touebea tho apot Special Prices for tlie Week: Beat Elgin Butter at coat . . . 29c Purc Lard. Ib. \4c Bakcr's Cocoa. a can. loc Lea W Pcrrin's Saiice. a bot . 19c Colman't Mustard, a can . . 11c Marshall Hcrrint . plain or tomato aauce. 2 can .... 25c Other apecials with thcac. The Great Atlantic # Pacific Tea Co., 525 KING STREET. Citv Phone iti Betl Pboa WANTKD. Aigooa WHITE MAN for tbaateble at Ravenaworth. W*'** to afra lkk itmko. Vlrptnta. maril tf ROOMB A \ l> li'i \ i: D i.ai??-,? airi roonu, aoutbern expoaun ; all mod rni ImprovemenU; wlth j, od table board; reaaonable terma 220 north Co lumbua si,-,, i |j 9 H WANTED. i:> >\ H from 11 to90 veera ofage to work InUrlnding Rodm, rlydraulie Prei Brtcfc < o Applj al yard._j.\ Hard Crab*. Soft Crabs, Dcviled Craba and Crih Salad At JAColt BRJLL'S RK8TAURANT luot of King siroot. pen until 10 p. m. apr7 I'm foP^' \% Go on the irlks' Fxniimnni To Marshall Hall H ? 1 pj :o; Imonday I S Free Candy and Ride 01 on the Carousal I For the Children ro i Big Basebalt Game WaabingtOn ra. Alei indria Blk MOTOR BOAT RACING. Boat leavea toot of King ttreel at 10:30 a. m., 3 and 7 p. m. $ Tickets, - 2T Cents. I Children,- 15 Cents. ATLANTIC CITY. 905 King Street. Open All Night. Deelrabtc ala room BRICK nu i;i.i. IN'I. N... sJl Duke -i r. -. I I'ii-i condition. Alwa\ g ivnl. d. JOHN l> No|;.\lo\ i.l jy9 n King and Koyal sh.>< i toK ajAgJBi i'.\i.ii.iitci/i:i room BRI< k i<\y i i i (\l. ttO, :??! I>lll..' -tl.'.t. .'..Ill;,II inodcn i111j.i.<v ementa IdIIN h SORMO^ i I j.\'? :t KJjig and ICo.V strei i HiK MIAa. U.-'l lo.-at.-d llir.-.. siorv BRICK DWELLIKO No i_". Km ? t??-. i. .-..j. talnlng ten rooma and all modern ikn prorementa. In flratehuw condition I .loliN I). KOKMcO II .]>?'> M King and Koyal sir.-ts. F'i: i:i:\ r ii.at. ir.nawltMtatli] 4'^t nortfa Bt Aaaph street. Mrs GBO. MANOER, Jyfl :a ?(.-? \.,rti, st. iampfa Mtreet New 1 i.rk Maeft MarLel. N.'W York. July II.?The sl,..-k mar ket oootinued to refled buying of toeks by interests in .uit|. ip it|..n of /avorahlc developtnenta in regard lo the railroad rate sitiiation. Adl ranging from qm t., two pointa were reoorded in ih<- lirst feu minntea aft.-r the openmg todaj After thc -how ..f early -trcngth prtcea receded aligbttj. Tlurt- wa- littlechangi in tock aanr ket ipiotation- in th>- tir-t hoiir -t.- ks generally being ateady at th. receaaiona that w.-re not.-d at th- . nd ..f ih. hour. fjnotafc' ai- areve aboul a point above Saturday. Inauguration I'ullmxn (>h-er\ation Car It ia sU'itcd at :iii i arl> d.'Uc tlic Soiitll em Kaiiw.-iy wiii laeturueate ?" -? Puilman ooeoivatloa aara between York and Itiriningham on its Jliro ham apecial leaving Washiugton iii f* m. Oaily,