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THI KSI>AY KVKMM.. BKPT. 15 TliK discourleoiis tr.-atuu nt ac ordcd Senai.-r Ma-tin at a public meeting in Norfolk oo Monday nighl u being con deaoned by many democrata and newa papera thougboul the atate. Th tor waa not preaenl at Ihe meeting of bia own rolition bul by reqjueal of a Bomber of hi- fricn.l- wno believed tli< oritaeaama be waa being aubjei' were unfair and urfjuat, Al th. ing, when be waa given an npportunit*. lo apeak, be made a atraightfo sUU'in.-nt repudiating any intim tbat be took part in oi waa in anyway responsil.le for tlie condition of that cvi-t- in the two winga of tlm demoeratie party in tbe Second d and urged a full and fair invi tion into the chargea that tbe defeal <.f Qottgiaaanian llaynard wa- bi ahool by fraud in tbe recenl eratk primary, which atatemenl won for bim tbe applauee of tbe fair minded men who were preaenl at tbe meeting. During the meeting one of tbe apeakera atated thal tbere were at leaal two aoembera ol Congreae from Vir giada, Jonea and Qlaaa, whowereinde pendentof the "l? i ,"meaoing Senator Martin. and ihe ring, 01 worda to that effc.i. The Lynchburg Newa, owne.l and edited by Mr. GlaSB, lia.-tens to aay : Fair-niinded Virginiana will doubl leaa regard with keen reaentmenl the very diaoourteoua treatmenl amirded Senator Martin by B Norfolk audienee Monday oigbt. Making all due allow ;,.i,t for tbe excitemenl of the oocaaion, aod the acute feeling of indignation which ihrilledtbe crowdaa reaull ..f ita beliefthal Ckmgreaaman Maynard had been rulgarly awindled out of n renom iuati'.n l.v crooked methoda, there waa lll.sollltelv ll" eV.IK. lo Jll-tlfv .111 e\ bibition of craaa rudeneaa to tlie aenioi ?enator of thia atate. Mr. Martin aue I to be sun- in converting a nosily boatile demonatration into a wildly cheering aeaembly, jual a ns be waa enabled to atate hia poaition in the lorceful, candid, manly faabinn, tboroughly characteriaticof the man. Bul this (aet only tenda to accentuate the thougbtteawoeea and injuatice <>f the Norfolk crowd. in proceeding to con deinii bim before bearing him. Ii ?bowed thal tbeee people had mia jiidged tbe man; miaunderal.I hia inoiives; miaioterpreted hia viewpoinl, an.l ihus ii operated to diacredil them fai more than th. ir ? ondud waa likelj |0 injiiie Senator Martin. Tbe PeteraburgIndei Appeal, one ..f thcablest and iiiost conaervative newa papera in Ihe atate, haa the following t.> nay of tlie incidtnt : ThedeiiKHTary of Norfolk ahould be tboroughly aslianie.l of thodiacourteous and diagraoeful treatment which I'nitc.l Btates Benator Thomaa 8. Martin re cenc.l al 8 deinoeritic nieeting in thal city last Monday evening, even before bebad been b< ard of the chief matter under . oiim.I. ration aml hia position bad been deflned and underatood. ll i true. Ii>- waaenthuaiaatically applauded when tbeboodlumi realizedtlial bewaa not "agin em," bul favored a ihor ough an.l careful inveatigation ofthe returna in the late primary, and the methoda and practioee by which they Were pioeur.d. Blll tlie OUtr.lge ll. I Ihtii perpctrated, witllOUl pt tion or jiistiticatioti. to the cxtcnl even of jeering the Senator'* nal veracity in a mattei aboul which there vn.i- no occaaion for bim to pre rericate or equivocate, even if il wc iMissible to believe thal he would .1" 10 unde. any circumatances. Th .leinoii^iiatioii waa more lhan an al fioni to Senator Maitin; it waa an ioauH t?? the DemocraU "f the whole .state. who for eighteen yeai> testiiit-d, botfa io primary and caucua. tbeir coiitideii.e in Mr. Martin's in tegnty and ability, and have three tiiii.s ma.le him their r. i reaentativt1 iu the lilghest Federal office m the gifl ol the State It is iiuposaible to believe that it WM the act of the bettcr .Ia-- ol the people of Norfolk, tboughwedo not queation the atatemenl llial many ?,f Norfolk- beal p.ople were in tlie audienee. shocked and hunoliati d by tbe di-jjraoeful -eeiie eiia,?!.-d. The in cadent, so far from injuring Senatot Martm, baa immensely atrengthemxl him in theeetimationoftboughtfuland fairminded peoole. He im-t tlie aittia tion, which waathrnat upon him with roddea an.l rude indecency. with tbat cali.' and determined onurage and re Hourcful intelligence characteriatic of bim ihrOOgboUl ln- etiltic pul.iie carcer ?aml l e maatered it. Is rill tlush ol e\citcincli! OVCr th h>-> of Maiiie, republican- nol mily now coaeejde the nexl Houae lo tb< dwirrrrn"1. bul arefenuiuelycoocerned over the possible ? xtciit <-f loaaea in the PwalU They can alrea Moaaa-ta, New York. Ohio and alaaa nchusett- eaefa aendiug a democratic senator, in addition 10 the one froni Maine, whieh alooc would cul the republican majonty in tbe SenaU down from twenty-siv to ai-tean, L addition, there is an elenient of uu certainty in Imhana and Ni bra-ka. while Ne.v MeXlOO and Aii/mia ma\ poaaibrj Band four democrata to tlu ?ciiate before the end of the KxtJ Btcond uaagieaa. With the rtrength ol the progreasive republieans in the ?S-nate and the pre-tige whieh reeeiit V?uit. have given to the iiiovemciit, it is .citain tliat only I alli.ui between democrati . tionary rwpnbHcan raaanaat i i the Seiiale can ke<v the progres OUt of v lua! coiilrol in that body. _ FROM WASHINGTON. iresj oiiden.-e.il Alexandria (Ja/ettel Sioile- illiiinined the faces of the in i,l- iu political eirele- here toda* vheii thej received the oewa from Ber rlv ili.ii Preaident Tafl had dedded tl allow inaurgenl senator:. and lepreaen tativea to have their ahare of patrooage. 'Ih,\ recalled those ominoua days of last winter when one of the woral tbreata made by Ibe regulara in their efforta to gel inaurgenta into line for ad mini-tratioii iu.-a-ur.-s, was tliat llu y would be deprived <>f the priritega of making appointmenta uoleaa they roted for the regular bills. This failed to terrify a large proportion ofthe instir gentiaud thepenalty waa ingiotad upon them. Benatora were not permitted to appoini poBtiuaBtera in their bome >..wn-. one ..f the rooat ancaent cue f.,111 - in political patronage. The in Mirgenta wererequired to tell men who rorked hard f<>r their eleetion and under th.- ruleaof politka wereentitled .., the reward tbat nothing coutdgbe for t 1m in. Among the regulara ibia waa . omudered t<. I..- a maatei and they felt confldenl thal ii would go far towhrd ptitting the insur mtof buaineaa. It waaembnrraaa ing in a nuniher of caaea, bul tbe inaur <_r. ? I, t - deelilie.l to perillil t'.e boyeott tO illlllleliee tlieil aelioll iii legislat iot). Re ,, ni retinii- from WiaconBin, Waahing ioii. Kanaaa and ..ther atatea in which ii.d tbe inaurgenta lovictory i.,1, io uidicate thal the matter of patronage did nol have much influence on tbe maaaof people. Th'' newa from Bevcrly ia <?naidered bereaa indicating th.u Mr. Taft. iipon recoiisidcratioii of tbe :: Ivice given him l>y tbe regular liadei- iii t'oiigress. had decided tliat tbe poiiey of attempting to puniab tbe inaurgenta waa nol t<> tbe iotereat of th.- party. It is said tliat while tbe in Burgenta will be pleased to aocepl the opportunity "to take caae of" aooaeof their fri.-nd.- tliere ia oo preepect that it will cbange their attitude toward qneetiona arising in Oongreee, It waa todaj decided atthe foreataer vic to "paaa the hat" among the BeH ,.,,ip|..\. . - of the serviee in order tO raiue a auflicienl fund for the burial of ihe bodiea of tbe Bre figbtera killed in receul northweetern foreat Bre diaaaten whose bodiea are to badly charred and disfigured for romoval to their bomea or who have no relativee to claim tho bodiea. Th.- bodiea of theae men will be buried near the raager stations in the National Poreel Beaervationa in Moinana where they w.-re killed. Many oi tli.'u are unidentifled, 1', leral employea can bold inunici pil oraeea, according to a deciaioo just by I'resident Taft ill the case of i King, >.r the foreel aervice, who i I, olected mayor ..f Vienna, Va. T'.e I. poit of the board which in veatigated tlie accklenl on the battle ?hip N.nli Dakota in wlii. Ii three . loal and - reral peraona were injured, may lead t.. the reopening of !? 1;u. -ii,.n ..f the use of oil as fuel in ii,, I, i\ v. The board <\.irated tbe officera of tbe ahip of any l.lame bul I, i t!,-,t the oil burning apparatue wa- iniproperlv deaigned and inatalled. This leavea the matter open t<> furtber inveatigation which may lm ordered i,\ ii,- Secretary <?f the Navy Meyer. Tlie work of the eommittee of poatal evpert- who hav.- been working to forintilate plBJU for the e.-tal.li-liin.iit ,.f th, poatal aavinga bank ayatem is now completed and the perfected plana are upon tlie desk of Secretary \V.I ..f th.- board ..f truateea ready lo he tiirn. d over to I'o-tmastcr (Jene ral llit.li.o.k at the lirst ..pp..itiitiity after the cabinel meeting here Septem? ber 20. The plan of the eommittee i- to eatabliah one poatoffice depoaitory in each state l-'orty aeven repreeenta i.ive towua have '.n chosen and every thing i- in readineaa to put the o in opeialioti upon the appp.\al ,i tbe iiii-:..-. Tbe aeli .-tion of banka i depoaitoriea is provided for apeci ti.allv by law, BO that tlie total de ptidita will l.e prorated between the eligilde banka withoul any arbitrary sehnlion by tlie poatal authoritiea. It i probable that the ayatem will actu allj l.e put iii operation by tbe end of i.port that Prank B. Kellogg, faiiu.us "tiusl liusler," m.iy BUCCOed the late Lloyd W. Bowera as aolicitor il, atiraete.l much attention bere and waa given aerioua oonaidera ll tfic D. paitnieiit ..f .lusti.e. \\. S. Kenyon, aaanttanl to the attorney i!, who i- now in charge of tbe . nal tl.e l.e.f 11u-t in Chieago. - prominently meotioned for the place. Kiiinor preaentB, ab?, the name flenrj I.. stii,i-..ii. forraet Uniled Utorney for tlie soiithern di t of N. ,\ V.nk. who has a trust bursting i???"?i.i "f hi" own. l'.il.'., Ar. .-eiiiena. -ecoiid on I'resi d.ni T.ft's list of acceptable candi dil.is. vraa elected BCting president Of l'uiaina by tlie national asscinbly yea i. i Ihj . Ile will lill out the unexpircl term ..f ihe late Preaidenl Obakha, Ale.-e regular auccemor will not l? namcl until ihe popular eleetion of l il*2. Sam l.wi-. a Psoama banker, who h.-aded the Taft list of O. K'd enndidatea an.l waa the recognixed elioi.e of William Nelson Cromwell, waa out of the riinning. \ roovemenl baa been atarted hy Dr. .lam..- (J Wil-hire of Baltimore '.< >r tfae n ..f a memoriaJ bome for C>l on I John S. Mo-I.y. Tiic bnuae will probably lie erected in Charlottesville. The ceiisua bureau announcea thal the lt?10 population of OlevelandO., ia :,r,.i..,.;:;, which is an increaae of 178, 1 .'?.'.) per cent. The percentage ,,f ii wti by Cleveland is r than thal of any city above it in the li-t BO fa announced. The Miiine-ota Daily, olli.ial orpan of (lie Univeraity of Minoi aol. - .v tbat .lames ,1. Hdl, tbe railway mag oate, has offered the Univeraity of Minneaota a donation of #30,000.000 and thal l.e lias al-o .-xtended an offer to former Preaidenl Booaeveh a salary of $?00,000 per year. if he will tak, eaidencyof Ibe university, auc ..- Preaidenl Northup, who n thi- fall. ; killed an.l scores i wounded in a gr.at latidslide at Alba mlia. according to a report which wa8 M.idrid today^ \ti\ ienej laaaaaeraea Trenton, N. .1 . Kcpt. 15.?When the Umocratic rtat<" c nve ?? ? ,, nn-t here today there was every indfcation that Preaidenl Woodroa wilaoo, of Prtoco ton I'liiversity, would be its candidate for govcrnor 00 tbe SlBl or s.-conl ballot. The state organi/.atioii was for Wilaoo and bia rnaoagera wen- rnaking Bfl effort when the convention met b wili oii tbe openb-g baHoi Hayor Frank 8. Katziieba.-h. jr , of Trenton. was the piui, ipal caodidate in opp,,-i ii,,,,. Koimer U. --. Kniatot Jamea 8. Smith, of Newa - I by ohair* man ol tbe "tato comiiiittee Nugent, managed the Wd.-oh boom. The\ argued that with him aa tbe atardard bearer tbe party would bave the anp port Ofthe "republican progres-m-. who were hadly baltered in Tiic-lay - atate;wide primariea. Me would alao tbey urged, unite the factiona who in tbe past have been n apouaible for tbe Iran-fer of New .lerscy to the republi ean colinnn. Smith was alsoMiitspoken iii bia con tciitioii that if WileOU were nominatcd and elected he would be a formldable candidate for the demoeratie presidcnt ial noniinatioii m 1912. Tn-nton, N. J., Bept 15.- rVith the democrata of New Jereey aaaembling bereal booo io atate oon-entioo the indications )?.int atrongly t<> the nomi nation of Woodroa Wilaoo oo tbe flral or lecond ballot, although adberenta ol Kat/eiibacb. Sil/ei. Wittpi-n and otbei candiilales are still ohunorfng for sup port. The party leadera have been nghting all tln- morning brer tbe make-up "f the platform and thi- has delayed the opening of the convelitioli beyoiid iln hour set noon. The platform light will be carried lo tbe Boor ol the oon vention and thia will cauae.re delaj The platform will iocludfl planka, re forring to the high coal of living and demandiog'tariff reform, treatingtbe increaaea iu railroad ratea, and demand ing the troi or all coiporations and urg ing numeroua reforma in atate aftaira. Former Aasemblyiaan lohn II. Hardin of Newark, will be the chairman ol tbe convention. At 1 p. in. tbe convention adjourned until -1 o'clock iliis afternoon. Braaefe vVMealaa> Rome, Sept. 15.?The Vatican officiala tactitly admilled today that King Kanuel of Portugal haajoined forcea with King Alfooao, of 8paio, in tbe hght. against the clericals ofthe Iberian peninsula Poflowiog the cloaing ol the Jeauil monaatery al AWeala-Ponte io Portugal yeaterday an opea breek between tbe Vatican and theUaboo governmeol ia expacted any hour, Should this break occur, it is expeeted thal it will reauli in a union of the progreeeive for* ea ol both coiintries in B Bghl againal the clerical dominatiofl of the big conv mercial intereata of the two couotrii - lt is freely admitti-d here thal the failnre ol the cburch to triumph over ita op ponenta will prohahly result in tbe nhi niale divon e ol the cburch and atate in the peninaula under i plan aimUar lo thal carried out in Kratiee. Practically all hopc of a settlenieiil of the difflculty with Bpain waa dieai patcd today when ollicial COnfirmatiOO was rcecived here of UM latest inlei vi.w by Premi r Canalejaa in wbich the latter said: "We eaniioi allow the Oatholic or any other religioua bodj to educate ihe nation. Bducatioo and religioua in atructioo must be kepi Beparate.1 on DivMead of *immmmmmi. New York, Sept. 15, Standanl Oil ahareboldera will receive a total of 16 000,000 in dividenda today. lae nexl dividend will bring total diaburaemeiita for the yar up to HO,OOO,0Q0 of wbich .lohn I>. Rockefeller. aa a bolder of about 25 per cent. of ihe atock, will re i-eive $10,000,000 The boaineaa of the rMandard thi Company has fallen offwithin the laai few weeka, bul it ia said thal nel pro lits continue to exceed dividelid nB quirementatwice over. As a bolder of 25 per cent. of the atock, Rockefeller'a equity in Ihe total mt profita baa heen running at the rate of more than ?_?? 000,000 :i year for the lasl live Of rfl years. Killeil in Slreet lluel. Lexington, Ky., Sept 16.?Twi peraona, one a policeman, were killed todav io a pistnl duel, wbich waa fought in tbe prinoipal Btreel in Wbite I'lains. Policeman Oonraey attempted to ar real Thomas Hanks, wIk-ii the latter drew a revolver and opened lire. The tii>t few bulleta ioflicted fa(aJ wound. upon the officer, bul be diew his gun as be fell and flred four Bhota loto the bo ly of Hanks. Both men died wilbin a few minutea. The PHMBtkerfl tfhalB-ale Uraeen t? BaelatleBi Ihri.iiiigham, Sept. 15.- A charge waa given today in favor of the South c-iii Wholesale Grocera' Aaaocjatioii bj .ludge William I. Crubb in a MI- lo |l50,000damageabroughl by HintooG, Clabough, who allcged the aaaociatiou violated tbe Bberman anti-trual law. Tbe Clabaugfa suit was looked upon as a preliminary to the government'a action to dkaailve the aasociation on the ground tbat it is a coiispiraoy m raatraini of trade. The deciaioa today if not adverae to tbe government, bowever, as tbe main ground men tionei) by tbe judge was the fad thal Clabaugb had already reeovered dam age in a similar suit in B civil court. Htaaap Thu-i (aught. Raltimore, Sept. 15. - A daring at tetiipt at robbery in the poatonVe araa fru-trated this aftern.ion. but only after the robber, an aged man, boeried over three or four people in hi< effort- to get away. Large bundles of stamps were being carried from one room to another when an uioffcnsivi- little Ofd man grabbed ? package cootaining atatnpa wortb #l.(H>ii and startcd 10 run. He knocked down an oftii ial who tried to ttop him. and ruslu-d to the ? followed by cnesof "stop thief." Three or four persons were tripped up by the thief. as they tried to check hi rlight, but he was Hnally caught. and the 'stamps, whieh he dropped m ln mai da-h. r.-coverel. When DTOUgfal before Laapector Hooten, beamilingi] give the name "John I)oe." It was annoimced in 1'cns.icola. Fla.. todav. that l?r. Mallory Keimedy. Flori da's'most proniinent aoto driven lowered the world - reeofd b>- going nve miles on a half-mile eireular tnuk in 6*1 W |?|,\X TO HKAL BKK.VCH. Taft. Mis Hald, Brill Oet Out ot BOSBOa velfB V* a>-Preaident Helleve- Hi Predereit?or 1* Alter Another Term ? Tall Friend mt Progr ?iu> I'alnni. age Hrst.ired to liifiiu-g.-i.ts. Beverly, Sept. Ia.?rresident Wil? liam II. Taft has reaelie.l the coticlu tion that Theo.lore BnoaeveH is laying plans to be tbe next preaidenl of tbe Inited States. He has detctmiiied ihat.s.. far as the pr.-s.nt incunil)?-nt of the White Houae Ia oonearned, H wlt will have B elcar tield. Mr. Taft doea not want anotner icnn. While the above ia n..t an authorixed -tateiiient from rresident Tafl, it OOOBOI from a BOUrCC close eUOUgfa to the president tO have distue t value. Th* attitude of Preaident Taft has been made apparent during the past few daya l.y the efforta of his frienda lo stir bim 10 aclivity against the pres.-nt iiioveinent of BOOOI velt. It can be atated- auihoritatively thal I'liMdeiit Taft will make no public siateineiit or no offensive inove against ..elt. an.l tlie latter's projects, 00 matter what tacti.s may 00 adopted l.y the laltcr. "Dignitied silence" Buma up both tbe defenaiveand otfenaive meaaurea thal will be ampkrjred by the preaident. He baa made this known m no uneertain termi to Mn.se of bia frienda wbo.doring the pasf fow days, hiveiepealedlv urged him to "goaftei ?" his prede. . --.... Il is |x>iiitc.l out here that practi.al ly all of tlie reforms for which BoOM relt ahouted through the mi.l.lle weat bave either been ureWtaken already by Preaidenl Taft ?.r forui a part of the legialative programme on which be is work ing for the coming aaaaion ..f Cbn greea. A new |ioliey looking to a li.-aling of ihe breach between the progreaaive an.l regular liraii.he- of the repiiblie.u. partj waa announced al Beverly today by the making public of a leller au? thorized by Preaidenl Tafl toa ptomi ii.ni lowa politician. It aonohncea ihe deteiinination of the executiw lo reetore patronage to the uisurgcnt s.na tora and representatavea. The letter it-.lf is signed hy Charles |). Norloii, secretary to the pr.si.leut. I,ut has heen carefully 0. K.'dby tbe BxeCUtive. It announcc-i tbat tbe j resi .l.ni baa determined m reafter ool t.> draw any .lislinelion l.ctweeii tbe r. puh licaniam of aenatora an.l ropreoentetivei so long as they Bubacribe t<> the plat forui of the party. It pruvidcs for the restoratioii ofthe sbare of tbe uisiir geota in federal patronage. In hrief, Preeideni Taft deolarea bimaelf a friend of tbe piogrceaivee. Politician- bere d.-.l ire tbat tbe new attitude of tbe adiiiinistialioti is not adopted a- a rxmceaaJon to the inaur genl -eiittinetil. They say it is a PB cognition of their tepublicaniam and an ali.iiipt by ibe pi.-ideiit. as titular leaderof tbe party, to turn "progress aive" activity into cbannela where Um most good can !?? aoeompliahed, Here tofore. frienda <>f tbe pr.sid.nt de elared, bia withholding of patronage from tbe inaurgenta baa been con gtrued a- in.li.ating his alignmonl with tbe "regulars." Tln-.th. v deelare, baa never been true, and it is l<> a be lated re.ognilion of tbe fact tbat in e.rtaiii stai.s tbe president's nanie has. witboiil his coiiselil, been use.l againat inaurgenta tbat tbe pronuncia inri.io today i- due. ll wa- not ;?.!.' ?.'?.ne I to wbotl) the eominuliieatioli wa ? BOUt, but tfaOM bere believe it waa t" one of tbe "stand pat" I..wa oongreaamen. Benatora La Pollette, Bristow and Cummioa were an.g tbe moet coo ?picioua of these, but then were adosen or more repreeeotativea who at rarioua tin,. s tbugbl ui vain for the privilegeof naraing conatituenta f.?r govern.nt. To those who have view.-d the grnw lUg breaeb between tbe IWo factiollS of tbe party, Pieaident Taft's letter today i- regaoded as a bad for leadersbip of tbe new "prosjiessive Bepubliceniem." It is a plan to reunite tbe party l.e fore tbe Noveniber cleeiioii- llial gives proinise of a furtber revolutionary progress. Aud to many observer- it i believed i<> aouod tbe deathknell of the "-land pat" id.a. The I'.lertl.m in < .uinertlrut. Harlfor.l. Conn.. Sept. 15. As the re-iilt of yesterday's r.pnblican Btate eoiiveiition. tbe de.cratic leaders today are deelaring tbat they will follow in tbe footetepsof their Maine brethren and returna democral to tbe United States Benatein place of Benator Bulkeley. Tbat tlie republicana can by ;lh\ cnance looe tbe rtale legislature, and through it tbe s. nator-bip, i denied by tbeir campaign BBanagera, but they adinit tbat tbe result of v. - terday'i oonventioo meana tbe retire iiiei.t of Bulkeley anybow. Cfaarlaa a . .ooilwiu, tbe repiibb.aii nomince for governor, is related to .1. 1'. Morgao lll.l v.a- llllderst.I lo hav the hack iiil' of tbe NewHaven mtoroata. Porm .?i I ieiit. nant QovemOf F.vcrett .1. Lake, whom be defeeted. alaa had eorpoialioti alliliatioti-. Tbe deinoeralic iioiniii.e f..r ajovernor is lonner Chief Justice Bimeoo E. Baldwin <>f tbe State BupreuM Court Dr. Osei nedlrlves. Londoo, Sept. 15. - Dr. Frederick A. Cook.tl.e dl-er. dite.l Aretie evplorer, i- now eii roiite to Klab, on the liortb Wl -t Ooaat of (ireenlaml, to reeover records which he alleges he left there ,.ii Iu- returti from tbe North Pole, ac? cording to the Copenbagen correspond ent ofthe Central News. Oooh is after ds wbieli be savs will prove his . laim to being the discoverej of thj North Pole. opri ..I ..I 11.e ( In.lcra. Vienna, Bapi l*>.?An increa-mp number of cholera caaes in the vicuuty of Archduke Ferdinand- e,tate at Bcllye t- today cau-tiig tbe governmeht otli.ials eon-iderable alarm for tbe aafety of Kmperor William, of <J.r many, who will risil the BStatS BOSt week. Tbe kais.r baa been warned that the locality is infeeted but ia de? termined to keep the engagement. luscntery ia a dangerous dise?9e but can 1m- eureii. I'h inibcrlain'- ('..be, OhokWB and Diarrhoca Remedy baa been sil.eessfullvils.il in nine epidemica of dysentery. It ha* never bt* n known t,. fail. It IS (<iually valuable for chil Ireti and adults, and when reduced with water aud sweetened. it is pleaaant to take. Sold by W. F. Creighton and Richard Gibaon, (oiht < i- appi:ai>. Ihe Couitof Ai'pcalssittingmStaun ton ia rapidly windmg up ita business for the fall terin and will adjourn by Friday or baturday: . rday's preo-dinga follow: I/iweiibach's admr. vs. Kelly; ar gued and submitted. Arinentrout vs. Armentroiit'8 exor.; argaed and submitted P.iwell vs. Wolfrey, dismisscd agreed Kabiii vs. Moore; argucd and stib milteil. Patitiona for refa aring, ete.: Pollard and Haw vs. Ameriean BtOOB Company Cirruil Court of eity of Ricnmond Rebearing granted aud linal order entered. Tarner's admr. vs. Cili/i-ns' Hank of Norfolk et als. Circuit Court of eity of Norfolk. Rebearing refuaed. Whitehead vs. Oape Henry Syinli catB et als. Circuit Court of city of Norfolk. Rebearing rerueed. Wickhai.i and Northrop, recervBTB, | eiie. Law and F.ipiity Court of city of Richmood. Rebearing refueed, Potomac, Fredericksburg aml Pied nioiit Railroad Company vs. Ohiches ter's adtn. Circuit Court of Orauge county. Rebearing refueed, Norfolk and Oeean vTeaj Hailway Company vs. Cuiisolidateil Turnpike Company at als. Circuit Court of Nor? folk eounty. Rehearing refused. Kdniondson and Km-kes, receivers, vs,- fbtta' admr. Circuit Court of Mecklenburg o.nntv. Rebearing re? fused. Illaiikenshiii vs. Rlankenship, hy OtC. Circuit Court of Ya/ewell coiinly. Ra heariog refueed. (in-ensbuig National Bank, of Greeneburg, Ind. Court of Law and Chaneery of city of Norfolk. Writ of error dismisscd as imprm id.-ntly awarded, Miliei ra. Turner, iodge lladamui awarded. POI.ITICS 1* rMGfHIA. William A. Jonea, represeiilalive in Congress from the First Virginia dis? trict, has aaaawed a elose peraonal friend that he will announce himself as a candidate for the Cnited Statcs Scnatc as the successor to ThonUM B. Martin if a s.iiiicieiit iii.mb- i of his frienda should rei|iiesl il. This is taken lo mean lhal the aiiiioiinceineiil soon will be foiihewining. aa numbera of tbe nitigtessinan's fricnds have strongly nrged him to enter ihe race. He aaya he has no persoiial desire to make the light. a- il would eiitail upOO him heavy [peuae, a- WOll as much hard work United Btatea Benator Martin'a aue* is to be elected licxl year. Tln- republican convention for the Sewnth congreaaional diatrict, whieh uet iii Charlotteaville yesterday after nooii. had a lively time. Coiifu-ioii , ii-ued until H. -I. Walker, of Sheiian loah. waa made peruiaoenl chairman, the cbair eveutually enforeed his rul uig ihai the Acker-Keeael faction, rep reaented by Ifr. Gentry, waa out of rder. John Paul. "f Harri-, iiibui l'. waa DOfninated for Coogreaa. The Aekei Keexel faction, with amne leglegatea from Prederick and Greene, wilhdrew and efh-cod an oigani/alioii by electing Col, C. .M. Gibbona, of Wiuchester, chairman. Hugh S. I.up ton, of Prederick, waa nominated for Ouiigieaa. Illiiinls l-'.lcrtlon. Obicago, Bept lo.?With inaurgencj as ihe iaaue in iln- eoagreaaional con teata, aml "jaok-potting" and othai allcged irregularitles of ihe legislaliin as the chief of ihe atatequeationa, the IHimiis votera wen- ealled upon today to Dominate congieaaman, legialatori nd ininor officiala in tbe Btate-wida primarics. Congreaaman Boutell, of the Ninth diatrict is attractiog tbe most attention in the cotign -lonal tight, being oppoe ed by Arthur West and Prederick II. liansberger, both insurgciits. Con grenmen Jatnea R. kfannand Bdmund Poaa, brotln-r of the Maaaacbnaetti bon gressinaii. are aJaooppoeed by two pro graaaive candidatea. Poaa is experienc inga hard tight. Speaker Cannoo will win renoniinatioti easily. In tbe down-etate diatricta theeon teata are hot, but an baaad more on Denecii and Lorimec iaauea than upon insurgeiicy. Every candidate of the LorinMr wing of the party has al h-asl two oppoaents. Lee O'Neil Rrown, r.cently ac quitti d of attempting to bribe Bepre sentative While. is a candidate for re Dominatioo to tln- state legialatore. Arrest nl 1-iiriiier Tcller Flt/.gerabl. Chicago, Sept. 15.?George W. Pits gerald from his cell in the city prison today, lold a talc of allcged petaeCUtioa at tbe banda ol aecret service men that rivala any story of Rnaaian aaerel pc bce aqtli ity. He aeeused the ofneers of attonding tln- fuheral ofhia sister-in-lawd-Bguiaad asgrare diggcrs, aml said that lab-r, lie lieving he had hidileii -tolt-n money in her collin, they dug up her body and raiisacjved her cotlill. His ehildren wete stopped on the street and quee tioned aboul their fatber'a bueini ...:? his wife wa- iiearly driven insane hy coii itant surveillanee, and for three year bebaa nol been heofrotn eapton-aa rither night or day, he declatad. Fil/gerald was fornierly BBBOrting teller in the Dnited Btatea sub-treasiiry here. In 1907, while ht> was in bia cage, a pacaaga of money totalhng $17:5.iH)o di-appeared. He was arrest e,| on i_-picton and later discharged. He mrtintained hi9 innocence, and last night was again arrested, this time on an iinlictnietit retunied secritly BOfM montha ago. In default of foO.OOO ball, he is leokad ia jail awaiting trial. District Attorney Sims declared the ? -i-rvice men had obtainedenougfa cireumstantial evMenee against the former teller to make his conviction a CTtainty. Tln- prosecutor and his assistants |0 the direct i-VM against Fitzgerald, and had nr?t been drawn aciively mto the caae until the warrant was applied for yesterday. Chieago, 8ept. 15.?Fitzgerald was released fron, jail thia afternoon on |50,00d bonda furnished hy friendg. C. G. Millard, a dairyman. waa con victed in Richmond yesterday of adul terating milk and tined f_"> and Chamberlain V Stomach and Liver Tablels gently stimulate tbe liver and bowels to expel poiaonoua matter, -e the system, cure constipatiou aud sick headache. Sold by W. P, Creighton and Richard Gibeoo. NEWS OFTHE DAY. t'omptroller Murray will insist that v eak baoka unable to oaaat reijuire tiieiita must go out of busineaa. The board investigating the accident on the battleahip North Dakota tinds it was .Iu. io faulty inatallation and design of oil-burning apparatus. Tbe Kuropean batikers have de clined to a.eepi the American bankers' pro|iositioii f..r guaranteeing cotton bill- of lading. sberiff "Bob" Obanlar of New York wa- -aid to be making every effort to obtain money to give his wife. Mme. Cavalieri, bvt a suit on a tailor bill threatetiinc supplementary proceedings. Artbur .1. Sutton, Sfl years old, B Washington photograpber, was ar? rested last night on complaint of Klsie Sparks, an S-year-old child. ButtOO waa locked Up and tbe charge of BSSBuH preferred against bim. A registered mail pouch containing scveral tbouaand dollars in gold bul lion, shipped from Kairbanks for Beattle, ia rnkwing aod ia aupposed by looal poatal authorities tO have been stol.n. Tbe package was tent over tbe governnient trail 10 Valdez. Mrs. Eli/.a K. Williams, a widow, who was killed near Washington yeater? day by atepping in fronl of ao electric train, was Bngaged t<< be married to W. K. Ttssup. of Loa Angeles. Her lirst hii-l.aiul was killed by B train two years ago. Ptre j,, the box factory of BeokOT Broa, A Bon, Prederick and Lexington . Baltimore, yesterday cvetiing, .aiised losses estituated at 156,000. Tbe lire department complained that low water preasureprevented Iheearller quenching ol tlie Bamoa. The water at iir-i inaufficient for the firemen, af teiwar.l llooded the bed of Harrison -lreet;damage there, #5 000. Work meii iii tbe bla/.ing building thought the ery of "Fire"' B jokeand lingercl. Twelve were rescued oy means of laddcrs. [ndependent democrats oflenneeaee yesterday indorsed tbe eandidacy oT i'aptain B.n W. Hooper, republican DOmioOS for governor, and further cut loose from tbe regular dcniocratie wing hy rcferring tbe latter's barmony resolution to the new independenl state executive comniitteewithoutdlaeusaioo. Tbe possible break ill tbe sobd SOIItll. OUtlioed in yesterday's coiivention, ex teii.ls only i" one offlee, the govern orship. Adolph Bothbartfa, representative io Am-riei of one of the larg.sl In.p dealmg lirins in the world? Kotbbarth A- Company, of PranWort-on-the-Main, London, Bt Petersburg, and New York is in tbe toinbs iii New Vork a con fessed bank awindler. His rictima were tbe Mereaiilile National Bank, Whicfa, according to tbe dtStrid al torney'i offloe, Ia out 168,000, and tbe Liberty National, whi.h bolds $75,000 of his fraudulent notes. l-aac Qlorer, a negro, wanted for mur.ler. waa shot to death by a poase of.iti/eiis four miles south of Spring ville. Ala.. al ii o'eloek yesterday even ing. Tbe negro abol two memlwrs ol tbe po -e before be WI1S killed. (ilover killed I'apl. lohn Tcrry, B popular eiti/.n of St. Clair county, last Suu.l,i\ Tbe iniirder was withoul provocation, ii i. nid. About 60 armed men. with dogs, found tbe negro io a ciump ?>f busbes yesterday, and be opened Bre with B pifltol and allOtgun. He W8J riddled with bulleta from "><> weapona. VMI.I. NOT BB l CAMD1DATB. Tbe planksofthe New York republi e.in state platform will bear rery dis tinct evidences ..f Sagamore Hill's aar pentry work of the plana of Theodore Roosev.li inature. Jamea B. Beynolda iuveatigator eztraordinary f.?r Boose velt ill tiines past an.! ever Ilis admirer, yesterday talk.d OVOT lalsir matlers iu general and what th. republicaoa will bave to promiae hUor in the platform in partieular. Tbe two were in ooli tultatioo for the greater part of the morning, but Boosevert did not .are to go into the dctails of their talk. lb simply said, in an ol'fband niannei as thotigb it were an aooopted fa.t, that the platform would have piogressiw leanings. an.l that they discussed what t., pul intO tbe labor plank. Also Mr. Booseveh aUeneed f.-r tbe time being all talk of his running for governor thia fall. Be dietated tbe following Stalelllellt "When Mr. BooseVOtl was asked about reporta thal he mighl accepl the noniinatioii for governor ..r state cbair man, be anewored tbat ba could say DOtfaing in ai'dition tO what be bad -aid three months ago, on his retnrn from Kurope, and i.peat.d in do/.ens of letten aioce tbat time, in answar to botfa queatioos, namely: That he coul.l not under any circumstances accept eitber positioli. " Former Beprpaentative Jamea D. Watson, <?f Indiana, who oaed to ?><' tbe republican "whip" in the Booae, and who is an active canipaiErner, went from I'ti.a to New York yesterday, wbere be bad been with Vi.e Preaidenl Shenrum, and left later for I'ottsville, Pa,, wbere he is tO help open the re publiean c.nmpaign today. Mr. Wat? son. while in New York, made BOOM startling statement.s with regard to ibe outlook before the republican party at ibe present time, BO far aa the fall elec tions aie eoncerned. and gave it as his belief that pieaont indicationa are for a democratic majority in Congress next year ol at least BO, Mr. WaUon blamed Roosevelt, not for making new insurgenta or progressivea, but for help ing to align them, so distinctly that there is little hope of the republican party getting together as things stand. tuluradu llcmocratH. Denver, Colo., Sept. 15?After a bitter hght whicb laated until after midnight Qevernot John F. Shafroth was re-nominated early today by the ratic -tate conveution and tbe Shafroth, or ''retoran crowd" gain-d eomplstS control of the convention. I; \\ . Ste.le. a Shafroth man, waa re renommatsd for the Supreme Court and Edward T. Tnylor for Congreas man at large. The nomination of Shafroth ia re garded as a staegeririflT bl..w to ll call.d "machine fattion" ofthe part> in the - Shoea lesa tban half price?200 pairs Miaaea' 8hoea that eost to manufacture 11.60 and #1.75. and aold at #2.00 and #2.60, will be aacrineed at 98c per pair. Jobn A. MarahaU * Bro., 422 King ?w3e?, Swan Bros KING AND PITT STREETS. Fafl-weight Underwear For Men and Women. We eall attention to our big assortment of Fall weight Underwear for men and women, both in cot? ton and wooL Men's Fall-weight Underwear. Each 50c, $1.00, $1.25 and $1.50. Women's Fall-weight Underwear. Each Garment, 25c, 50c and $1.00. Standard Patterns. each 10c and 15c VIRGINIA NEWS. Ill ll: ? de.pleehaM- at l.e.-hurg 0B Tueadaj E5. I.. Binclair, of Ifiddloburg, was throWO al the lir-t jump, and is in a aerioua c.lition, the horae rolling over him. He was ridiii'.' Miolher Frank, whieh was killed hv ihe fall. Messrs. Davia A- Davis, vYaabington patentattornaya, reporl ihegrant, this week, tocitiaena oftbia atate, of 'he folfowing patenta: F. B. Damron, Roanoke. raiiway track drill; W. P. Jordon, Norfolk, mooring bnojr. Judge T. W. Harrison, of Win Cbeater, has entered an order in the Circuit COUrt of Slu-nandoiih eounty at Woodatock, ordering a loeal option eleciion in Lee inagisterial district December 18. This ia the district in whieh N'ew Market and Quickaburg an- located. and has heen dry for a nutnber >>f jreara. tiiaa Sne Qordon Leaia and Rev. Charlea Ctarence Durkee were married ai Qrace afemorialcbapel at Lynoarood la.-t night. Mr Durkee is a nalive of Togo county, New York, and gradu ated laat June from the Theological Seminary. near Alexandria, and is now rcctor of ihe partafa at Lackett'a, m l.oiidoun i oiuity. Th.- aub committee appointed hy ihe state democratic committee in Ricbmood Tneaday nigbl to inveatigate tbe primary in the Becond diatricl will take up iln- work Mondav at the Ifoo ticello Hotel, Norfolk. Ine committee will viail every county or city nhere irreguJaritiea an- cbargad aml alao abere add?tional charu'es hy aithet side are made. Mi-- Pranceaka Kaapar, daugbterof Mr. and Mrs .loscf l\a-p u, and Mr Huron Wilh.- Laawon arere married in vVaahingti n yeaterday al ihe reai dence of ihe bride'a father and niother. 1217 If atreet, in the preeenceof 60 iclativcs and inlimate frienda. Kev. .1. Heuning Nehna omciated, Hr, and Mrs. I.awsoii will ipend their boneymoon al Mr. Kaapar'a county home at Bluemont, .1. N. (iardner. a tiaveling man of Keidville, N. ('., was yesterday iu Danville required togive a $1.<HK) bond for bia appeerancc before the kfayor'e Court Baturday for aaaautting L. N. Bead, of Atlanta, who trnveia for a Louiaville diatilling company. Read is in a critical oondition at the Qeoeral Hoapital, and H ia leared thal his akull baa heen fractured. Tln- aaaault ap peara to have been purely accidental. Tln- two iin-n wen- friendly. and while aalking Up tbe street with some other frieiuls, (iardner started a scultle. Ho Bccideutally knocked Read down, the laiter's head slriking Ofl the BtOM ?iirhing. (iardner left Danville, bal returned roluotarily when ln- beard of the M-rious eondition of ihe injured man. Mra. (ii-l-lie Ii-nkins, wife of a Rap pabannoCli county (armer, ieeu-fering from rabiea. Ifra. Jenkina was bitten bj a pet dog .-omelinie _gO, tbough are ihe eound little concern until iln- drig developed unmiatakable ayuip loms of rabiea. Then the nature of the wound began to prey upon her mind, whieh, in turn, was followed l.y bydrophobia. Brooding over tbe poe iible terrible i onaequencei of her con taci with tln- rabid dog ia said to be reapooaihle for her oondition. be? fore tln-dog was killed it had bitten a numher of other dojj. in the neigh borhood, and these are reporlcd to have bitten several other persons. OydeJ. Cavpenter, 26 yeara old. a seller of papers and maga/.ines 01, irains between Wa-hington and Halti morc, and Miss BeBtrice Coiirad. from H urisonhurg. BM air.-ted at the Ufliou station in Washington yeaterday afternoon upon their arrivalfrom Har riaooburg. and the girl was BBOt to tbe House of Detention to be held penuing word from In-r parents. The girl had gone to Washington with the newsboy upon his proniiae to procure employ nient for her. Mm admittcd that abe had eotna tO Washington without the knowledge of her prent.*. She di - dntad lhal Carpeiiter had promised to marry her, aml he, when Qj-B_tioned, a Imilti d that he was willing to make her his wife. Elizabeth Collins, a 14-year-old girl, who, her niother claims, was kidnapped last Tbnraday by a travajing avangehal who gave ln- name as J . H. Arnold. was locited yesterday at Pulaski The mother, Mrs. Henry Collins, who re sidej in Bristol, states that Arnold rep resented to her daughter that he wanted htr to aCCOmpany him to become his organist in the religioua service he was bokling. The niother states that Ar? nold prc-sented pepen M show that he had fornierly been in the service of the federal government, and represented tbat if the girl did not go voluntarily he was in a poaition to legally lorce her to do ,n Tu 1 mother appealed to tbe Dolici y. seeking to have her daugl *bt home. : i Everj Beptember-born peraoa?old or young?ought to have ? Bapphire. Iis the atone thal denotea Wiadoea. ?A Maiden liorn when Autumu's leave. Are ruatling In September*. breeaB, A Sapphire on her ori.w -dioilld hiild, ' l'u ill euie dlaeaaea of the mlod." Bveryone knowa how beautiful this stone is. Itut yon don'i knon how reaily inaxpenaive tbey an- unleai you have viaited this atore. We'll aboaj you many BtOUea and many loi prices. Saunders & Son 629 King Street. oystkk* IV AUi arTYUn. AT J.HItll.l.'* ltl>l VI lt \VT. Poot of Kiag str.-et. 0|H>n until in p. m .prTflm TUTHILL, LIBBEY and HAWKES are the makers of the Finest Cut Glass. We are showing many beautiful pieces of these celebrated makes from $1.50 up. R. C. ACTON ?f SONS .lewalera and Sdver-miths. CHANGE OF BUSINES^ Having purcha.ed the cindy dcp.i ment of my father'. buiines. at 5... King street. I beg to announce to hi. patrons. that I will continue to aupply the tradc with hi. Home-made Taffies ALSO A LINE OF Fine Chocolates. I nolieit a continuence of the patron.je be.towed upon the old firm as well aa that of my friends. 0. aepia -t NEW OPERA HOIISE TONIGHT Polite Vaudeville CONTDrUOUS I'KKKoUMAN'CK 790 to |0JO p- ra. 10c TO ALL \|i.M.\ -> lll.s|.\ V. WKDNRSDAY Haslam The WaroMng Wondcr ofthe Age. Miss Raymond luinlv B_-g_Bg Soul-rette Marvelous Ed. ('..ntorlioni-i. in a afaaB hy himself. _J_fO 9,000 feet of the latest MOTION PICTURES. IHustrated Song Contest Sept. 20, 21, 23. Vaudeville Changes Every Monday and Thursday. Pictures Changed Daily. Ladies, you will always wear a 8mile if you wear the Red Croaa Shoe, For sale only by J, A, Marshall dr Bro., 422 King atreet.