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ALEXANDI.I V, VA.
FRIDAY EVENING, BEPT. M Thk disrespectful treatment shown 8enator Martin in Norfolk a few nighl. ago is not calculated to make fa out of those engBfed in it. Nor will ii in anv way lessen the eateem m whieh the senator is hdd l>V tbe large major jty of Virginians and by the many out side of the Old Doiuinioii. -Men wbo oeeapy eaaHed poaitiona m the politi? cal world are, more or Ieaa, aobjed l? the onslaujfiitsof the tboughtleaa. Ii bas ever lieen thils. and, without goin_ into tlie ina/.es of liistory, many casc could be eited iii the ann ils of our own eountry where th" beal nnn bavi ed throujrh ord. ais aimilar to thal ea perienced l.y th.- Virginia Benator m Norfolk. Henry A. Wise att. nipl'd to speak in the eity of Waahington during the know DOthiog e-citemonl many years ago. ,"i' wa- bowled down by a mob, while Andn w .lackson and Andrew .lolmson were ncarly mobbed on eertain occasioiis. But it should ever ?>e renieml.end lhal the peraona who aaaaaeje in aacfa reprehenaible con duet are n?.t alway- repreaentative citi? zens of the commonwealtlis in whieh tbey make tbemeelrei -ooepicuoua. Senator Martin may have made a mis take in attending the meeting i" Nor folk where jieople were .uoiiMil over the Young-Maynard afl.iir. But without ruling on that qneatlOO, the treatment accorded him was uiicalled for, t" say the least, and those wboengaged in the inarks of disrespect may have nason to regret their action when their blood shall have cooled._ A 0-_X for more niomy to l.uil'l the Panama canal may pooa be ezpected, judging from the following dkrpatch sentout from Washington,wlndi many regard as a feeler : The Panama Canal is ezpected t" earn at least 6 per cent on an oatima ted investnieiit of 1600,000,..accord ing to an oflieia! of the Departmenl of Ckimmerce and Labor. Ihia computa tion is based on thceonspii*ious revival of trade for the eaatern part of China and the [ndieB.whicfa baa been eapecial ly niarked for tl.e lasi ls months. All liatraffie now peaaea l.y way of the lez canal. lt i> statcdthai ihe enter ay of the Bed bbb earned alightry Ieaa ian 125,000,000 lael year. This is OOlitll per cent on the iiivcslineiit When the oanal projed waa Bral con sidered $200,iH*0,(HH>. ii waad-imeJ, would eomplete it, but uoe $500,000, (KH) is the talk. 11 id it heen kimuii tbat this raataum would !?? required for tbe canal it ncver would have been atarted. _________________ Thk election iu Ifail.I Monday laat brings the following reminiacence from tbe Spirit of JefJeraOD, of Charlcs town, W. Va. : The last bope among dernocrata of Bleolinfl their picsidciitial licket in 1840 was diapeUed by the Beptember elec? tion in Maine tlnt year. Wluh the news eanic that the whiga had carried the Maine state election wliit's all over the land were siuging at every political meeting ??Maine s gone hell-l.ent For Oovernor Kent, Tipl.eeanoe And Tyler loo Andaa MaJaegoea, so goea the Union." The election in the l'itie Tree atate was signiliiant then of the defeal "f tbe party in power. Will it l.e leat 90 IIOW. ______________ Thk recent refusal of Mr. Rooaevell to ait at the table wilh Senator Loimcr is bringing opon him criticiam from all quarters. The l'hiladelplua B eays: There is in Colonel Rooaevell a uicety ol taste and judgment in the choice "f political aaaociatea that i- peculiar to himself. While he declined ;<> dine with Lorimer in Cbicago, he s|? ?,k the polluted hand of BOBB Co_, of Cinciii nati, withleffusioii and bob-nobbed in Deenrerwith Ghiggenheim, the copper captain. who was made United Btatea senator by his arowed oontribotioiM of money to republican candidatea for the Oolorado legialature. Thk ojaeation of enlarging the army will, it is said. he fougfal OUl to a tinish at the cominj.' aeaaioa of Ooogreea and the advocates of the plan will be pie pared with urguinents topn-s the issue to a de?'ision. The baaia of the Bghl will be the report of tbe general staff in response to the resojution iotroduced by Representative McLaelilin. of Call fornia. callmg for a statemciit of tln preparedness of the countiy lor ear, particularly on the Pacific ooaat In a general way the report will ahoa that the defcnsive po-ition of the countiy . extremely weak. espeeially on tln Pacific coast. The increase in the army will be favored by the jingoes and by those "patriots' who ariafa lo furnish supplies to tbe governnient ? for a consideration. Mis. Oharlotte M. W.-t. |a vel misaionary under the Ameriean I in Asia Minor. died last night at tln home of her daughter. Mr-. H.nry B. Loveland, near West Falls, N. Y. Mra. West went with her hushand. l?r. Henry S. Weat, to Sivas. Turkey, in J858, FKOM WASHINGTON. .,,,... i d. i,ceorAlexandrlaOazc?ttel Tlie pav of tlie army for tlie Ii? al sodedJnne,1910, weef*4fcf6)2.94* a.rd ng to tbe report of Paymaster Qen. Obaa. B. Whittle to the secretary .,f war made public today. This does ii,,i inetode peyment for bnesaentlalj expenaea anen aa mileafa to otneaa and roi eiicampinent maneuvers nor for I'oint and the Army War College. ,,n aeeount of the Military Academy amoonted to fftS58,458 f<?r . u. Tlnift on the part of tbe ?Oldiera is indleated ina steady increase iu tbe d-posits with the paymaster dur? ing tbe last four years. During the pastyear 66,428 depoaitawere made, ainounting tO $1,879,466, B marked in creaseover tbe depositsof the preced ing year. With the federal authonties mvest igating the so-called milk truat here, the retail dealers today called a meeting to be held tonight to protest against the Bction of milk prodocers inputting tbe pricea up to 24 cents a gallon, 2 ,,,!- above tbe unprccedentcd price of lasl winte-. Retail dealers declare that they wiH bave to charge ten oaata perquart. U.8. Attoruey VVilson said today tlial his men had made an investigation and that be waaprcparinf otakeaction against tbe milk combine. Micbaei F. atangab, aasietanl liui. d M.ites attorney for the Distriet. has le.iened toresu'me private'piiictice. Ten experts in rarioua military branches were detailed by the War De* parmieni todas to ddhrer addresses at tbe twelflh annual eonvention of the National Quard A-smiition of the Uuited States to be beld al st. txraia beginniug Octoher 8. The National Quard eonveiitioa will he of more than ordirtary inlereet and importance as it proposed t" take up th i qnestton of legislation for tlie National Quard and poas ble roeaauroa looking to co-opera M..ii with tbe War Dvpartment in mat :. n purtaiiiinu Ui tbe 'Ogular army. An eiititv reorganisation of the per man. i.i plaus for tbe defense of the United States will he preeentedat tbe fortbeoming aossion of Congresa ac? cording to the scbeme onder consider ation today l.y tbe general staff at the diie tion of Maj. Qen. Wood. The repori of Inspector Oeneral Garling t.,ii. accentuating the alarming lack ,,f officera, preeented but one pbase ,,f the eituation with regard t<> the weakness "T th'- military defense of il?. country. Startling diaclosses. ea pecially with referenee t<- the vulner ability of the PBoiflc ooaat to roreign attack, will he niade to Uongress, in res|.se to ihe icsoliiiion of Oongres* maii McLaclan. Qen. Wajod is in harmony with tlie inspector general regarding the htck of the high rank The general staff now has under eonsideration a plan not only for making the National guard more , M,., tive as a parl of the defensive ,,f ihe country but also for ig a rewrve of the men who have bad the benefil of training in tbe regular army and bave been hon orai.lv di charged. With the National and the reservea it is extieoted ii a few year's there will he a traincd army <>f scveral hiindred thou ?and ni. n which can be promptly mobi h/.d An order to the national hank ex amiiieras iesued iViday by the Oomp troller of the Currency Murray di rectS tl'Bj hereafter there shall be thorou.li investigstion of applicitions for cfaarters fur new national banks. Tlie exnminers are to investigatc the (, Reersand sto.khol.lers and toexamine into the resources ofthe proposed hank. Ihe Prcaldenfa Alleged Statement. New York, Bept 16.?In conflrma tion of tbe United Proaa'a axclusive itorj ol yesterday, relative to Preaidenl T.ift's inclinatkm to step aaide in 1912 tbe New Vork Thnea in ita leadiiig article, page <>tie, today printa tbe fol? lowing special from ita own oorreapond ent at the sumnier capital: "Beverly, .U.iss., Sept. 16.?'1 am not ttrinking abool 1912; in factldon't know thal I care for a renominatiorj l-'roin the way things are drifting, it may he that n<> republican can he elected, aave possibly one." "From a trustworthy aonree, the I'uii.-s's correapondent learns thal this uas ih. statemcnt I'resident Taft made several week ago to a friend wfth whom in was discussing the political outlook for 1912. Protn an entirely differenl ?ourre, the correepondenl is informed that Preaidenl Taft made substantially the same remark to another friend. These statements have been repaated among the intimate aasociates ofthe presidenl until they are almoat oom mon property, and for thia reaaon ad ditional weigbi is given t?> a dJspatch senl oul from here today l.y the United Press. "A pretty positive atatement that the president would not he a candidate f,.r another term was current in Beverly todav. It had no ohVial faundation, but aroused much interesl , ..f political con litions at tbe preaenl time." Beverly, Mass.,8ept, 16.- Desperate, though in. ft'eetnal. effortS were made by cnrrespnndentB here who were ,,n the Btory to get from either Preaidenl Taftor secretary Norton a ilenial <d thefaetsset OUl iu the United Press Btory <>f yesterday relative to the disinelination of the preaident to make a ftghl f<>r a second term. When tbeee efforta were nnavailing, eeiiain of the correspolidents senl out -i.uie- that the United Preaa article had nol beetl authorized at the sumnier ?apital?B fact which was clearh tated n tbe original stpry. No one of them, . i . .jiiestintied tlie tr.utli "f tbe irticle. _^^ _ CALEH POWKRS M>MI*ATKI>. After the most bitter and vituperative campaign ever had in Kentacky, Cal.l. Powers, who was tried three times for complieity in the niurder of Gov William Qoebel, on Ibe streets of Prankfort, January l".', 1900, was yesterday nominated for pongreaa by tbe republicana ..f ihe Rteventh Ooo nal dk ict l.y a majori y esti niated at mor t. ... 5 000 over the Hon. Don C. Edwards, the incumU-i.t. While disurder was expected in many of the inountain precinets, only one kiiling kook pkace on eleetion day. Thel.uie fatality occurredatGis^evine, n.ar lla/anl. l'erry county, a wild mountiin regton, Bojuire Colwell shot and killed John Holmes in an argu nietit over the Caating of his ballot. Returns frono all parts of the district 'showthat Powers carried every county with fwo or tUrev* exceptions, iieith Ceaaei bj aSaaaav london. 8*1*. 18 - 'The per-on believed to have been Mrs. Ilolle El BBOte Crippen met oVgth tbrou.h the administering of a do-e of byOBC-O. This dose, BOtnewbal more than the amount re.piired to produee death. was n.ar BOOUgfa to the e.vact auioiint reqnired for fatal reaalta, t.. indi eate expert jiidemciit in preparin. the dose." This was tlie t.-tm.oiiy today of Dr. W. H. Willeox, a..ai>-i-t for the Home ? ilice, and was the tir-i deflait* Btate ment of tbe Canw ol death yet broagfat out at tle lu iring of Dr. H. 11. Crippen, suppose I wife murderer. Under quevtiona fr mi Tra?era Horn phreya, repreaentiiig the crown. Will? eox said the pois-.n was adiiiinistepd through the mouth, ratlier than l.y injcction, aud thal tbe ainounl taken l.arely exceedcd half a graio. "I do not rind any other cauee of deatli exeept this poiaon,'' Willeox said. "1 am sati-tied that death fol lowcd within an hour of the adminis? tering of the dose.'' Willeox examined live jars of tln body found under the cellar BOOT of Dr. Crippen's home in whieh he dis covered approxini.ttely _-7 of a grain of hyoscin. The whole amounl of the peieon iMf |. he declared, undoubtedly I-\ ceeded half a grain. Kegardleafl of the weafcnoai of the preaecution'a eeae np to date, it is conccdcd tbat Crippen will l>c bound over to the grand jury and lhal in all probability be will be indic*ed. Mr. HooM'telt. New York, Sept. Hi. -- Hoosevelt motored iii from Oystcr Hay today to reaume liis dntiea as "contributing editor," and to line up his followera for tbe New York atate nght. He re fu-cd emphatically to tliacuaa Ihe utory from Meverly tbal Preaidenl Taft ia nol to oppose him if he desire.- to ai.ni> republican preaidential nominatkiii in 1912. "There will be many of tlio.-e atate ment.s, many of those BtorieB, and many attacks made upon me in the future," lie said. "I do noi propoae tq discuss any of them." He wants to aplit the Kinjra county delegation and gel it away from State Chairman Woodruff, and his frienda say lu ia very contideiit that he will ln al.le to do so. Hoosevelt stalcd lie would aliend adtnneratthe New-York ProaaClub toniglit, and will go toSyracuse tomor row, leaving this city at 7.46. "I ex pect to niakea.-i.ch there tomorrow. " ln- -aid,"and it is not ineonceivahle that 1 will have a few political coiifi reiiccs while there." Ini.lc i.lilicil Tuin. I'hiladelpliia. Bept 1'-. "flo closely did Frank and George Klliotl, twins re anmble each other thal tbe body of one of them, B suicide. is lying at the morgue, with ndatives unahle to say whieh of tbe brothera it is. Elliotl killed himself on Wednc-day l.y jump ii?_- iu front of B train al iln Noble street wharf 00 the Delaware river. When the body waa taken to the morgue, Mrs. William Boyle, a BtBter, was suinmoned. She identitied it a that Of her hrother, but said tbat she could uotsay positively whetlu r it was Frank or George. Other rclalives were also unsiiccessful in making posilive identification. Last night a meaeagc was sent to Mr-. Koylc's father, al Al lan'ic City, and he will arrive today tO try to determine whieh of his son- ia dead. Hlarkhinl* Attaek ll.ker. Cbeater, Pa., Sept. 16. ? When Thomas Wil.-on, driver of B l'hiladel phia bakery wagon, atopped to aater his horses, en roule to this city ye-t.i day morning, he was attacked by a swarm of huridreds of blackbirds, whieh new upon him, pecking al bia hair and eyes and makiiij; a gunsal oiislaught on hiscargoof l.read. The attaek, he say.-, took place after Wil-on had reached Proepecl I'ark. He uaedtbe bottof biawbip to tight off tbe i.irds, killiiitr and crippliog a Boore of them. A dozen or more of Ihe blackbirds were taken from the wagon after it reached Chesler. Wilsoii thinks the hirds were prompted l.y hunger. \> Idow lAtr.ted Buffalo, N. Y.. Sept. 16, Mra. Bertba Davenport, widow of Beojamin U. Davenport, who coinmitted aaunde by poising himself in a loeal In.tel yea? terday, lias heen locati d at her parents, bocoeal Lancaaaer, N. Y., n.ar here. lt was learned today tbal the dead man was B seion of B very old family in Savannali. Hecameto I.ancaster in 1887, where be married Hertha kiiucr chel. The family moved to Clevelan I iu 1894, going tbence to Phihtdelpbia, where they liave since resided. The motivc as>igned for his self-destniction is deapoodeocy. Nn Piatniiir Frieiid-lilp. Atlanta, <ia . Bepi, 16. Silk boar and Kngerie is not evkleoce of platonir friendship, when given by a married man toa married woman, not his wife. This !>it of Soloiuonic wisdom, pro olaimed from the bench by ludge Hloodworth, is licing sadly coii-idi!ed today hy Mrs. James E. Dodaoo, wboae platontc friendabip defenea to the divorce suit of her buaband faiied, when the jndge learned that Early I'arks, a promioenl buaineaa man, had showered tbe young wife with BUcfa g'ftS'_ Kaislng the Malne. New York, Sept. II-.. ?After twelve years. work has been begUB loraise the batUeahip llaioe from the nand ol the Havana, Ctiha, harUir according to advicea recehred by Col. W. M- Black, of tbe Maine Commis-ini. Caplain Harley B. Eerguyson and B force of men iK-gan Ihe initial steps. It i.s prol.al.le that a cofferdam will l.e liuilt entirely aroiind tbe wreek, and ihe wreek brougbt to tbe snrface l.y jiuniping tbe air from the dam. Owing tO the length of time the ship has l.e.n under water, the eommissipn l.cliews there Will be little evidetice found as to the exact cauae of the sinking. - Mpil Twent\ Thon?and Dollar Prize. Paris, 8ept. 16.?Petermined to lead the world in the qnest of M aeroplane that will meet the n quireaMOta of war, Minister of War Hrtin today announced a l_0.000 prize to the designer of the aeroplane best adapted for this work. It is hoped to asaemble to models within two months. The Noaiiuation of Wilson. New York, Sept. Kv?Behind the nomination in Trcnton. N. J., yester? day of Dr. Woodrow Wils-.n. president of l'nnceton University, as tbe demo cratic candidate for governor, is said hiddtn Ihe most deBperBto strnggla for coutrol of tbe denuM-ratic party since the "guni sh.ii " campaign thatcnded m the n?.niinati..n of Allon IL Parker ui 1904 Wilsoii was notninated as the result of a lengthy sartes of conferences ?f saetero democrats who Sesire to anau-h tbe rems uf the national organizatioti from the radical eleinent that has been iu o.ntiol since 1896. The old gold democratic or^anizjition, and the Cleve land deinocracy, so called. aad many powerful husiness organi/.ations, are hdund tbe Wtlson candidaey, and if he is elected governor?and politician gire him more than an even cbanct? he will he uscd to sidetrack tbe Gaynor HarmOO, Marshall and Hoke Smith Imm.iiis, according tothe bcst informtxl po1 ?licians in this city. S*TliHt William J. Hryan realizes the Wilsoii candidaey is to Ix; used to shake off his grip on tbe party, if recoamixed by politieans here today. They point lo his "ImiosI" of Hoke Smith, of Oeorgia, in the Coinmoner, out today, in arbich be classitics Smith as "presi dential timber," and says he is tbe "sotrtbern man the hig corporations rUmored for in opposritioa to hia (Bryan'a) coodidaey in 1900 and 1 But Smith is out of it, Ih yan cntinues, because he is on recurd as saying tln greal oorpotationaof Oeorgia must keep t,tit <>f politiea. They muet not be allowed hlred iM.liii.ians' agenta Ia (lominate or control legialatioa or ed Riiniatratinn. (iiiiilitiniis in MpolBJ. kladrid, Bept DL?Disp-itchcs today from Bilbao aay thal beavy aaaualtiea have taken place there in a clash he tween the atrikera aod troopa. No de tads <>f the fkfhting are available owiiiaj t,, censorahip. atinera in the Ihll.ac Jistrid have been on strike for saveral weeks, and there are o.OOO trOOpS in the distriet. Fearing that a too vigorous course in suppressiiig agitation by the clerical le.'"i. rs might precipitate hostilities. rreiuier Cinalejas today gave pe. ,u sion for the pr.,poscd pro-hiireh d'-in ..mtratiolls (,n (letoher li, the only con dition being thal the deinonstrators do ii.,t barilt theiiiselves. Canalejas's ac tion is believad t" he an evidenca of his coiilideiice i.i popular siipport of the govemment in its clash with Ihe ratican. Mareelona. Sept. DI.?Another at? tempt to laiuicli a general Btrike throughoul Bpiln will he made Sunday at | mass nieeting of lahoring people, iheeali fur whi<li was issued today. Two general strikes have been called already, l.ut botb PTOVOd ahorlive. (hiblren Iturneil. Richmond. Va., S.j.t. 16.- Kunl Vranian, proprietor of a confecttoner* sture, returned home iu Brood BtreetS, today t" ftnd bia 11 nionths old baby, Henry, fatally burned, bia three year daugbter Bthel acarred for life, and Lassic Weber, tbe negronurae, left with the cbildren, ao badly burned she can* nol reeover. The tire, which oaused a niutietarv lus> ui only $'-!?"', was the rosull uf an attempt 00 tbe p:irt of tln iiiii-, iu heat milk lor the hahy. Tbe oil lamp exploded, causing her dress to become ignited. Piremen Bttracted bj imoke extinguished the oonnagration, bul tbe nn ae and tbe hahy were fatally burned. The three year old Kthel was terribly burned in her effurts to drag her baby brother from thehiirning bed, but will reeover. _ V4 hile Slaw Traltir. Richmond, Va.. Sept 10.?In conv pliance with the act of tba reeenl con greSS desiglied tO etnl tlie "while slave" trafflc, the Beaboard A ir Line Railroad Company baa issued ordera lo itapai tenger train nondoctora forbiddingtbem to aocept prepaid tickets oflared under suspi.iuiis eirciimstances. The con ductora are also orderad to prevenl tbe . he. king of baggage where the ebeck is given to parties other than those using the tickets and are warned to frustrate tbe nuroerona tricks of travef, i li-t of which isset furth in the orders. which are practiced "by the white slavers."_ Ravages ol the Cholera. St. Petersborg, Sept. Hi.?An esti mate of (600,000 cholera eascs, with fjOpei cent of them fetaJ; before cold weatlier linally cheeks the disea-e, was made today hy im-inh-rs of the health office. The niimher of ease.s already equal neaiiy 200,ikmi, and tba diaaaaa i- spreading more rapidly than at any other time. It is admitted there is no hope of cbeeking the daaaaea antil the cold Weather. This ycar's victims f.ir out niiniber of those uf any receiit year. PATRIOTH ajOBM Itfj AMK.KIC A. The Virginia State Camp, l'alriotic Order Sons of Amcrica, which has just_ elosed its annual scssion at Charlottes? ville, elected officers as folluWS fui tlie ensuing year: President. Thomas IL Iven, of Ptfa ra hurg; vi. (rpreaident, W. R. Jiennett, of Portamoutb; rnaatef of forms, .1. R. CampbeH, of Newland; aecretary, F. W. Alevander. of Oak (irove; treaaurer, .1. H. Brunner, of Fall Churcb; eon> duetor, C. L. Craft, of Lynchburg; iu speetor, .lames P. Torrdey, of fsunlight; guard, J. Vinoant Parlay, of Chari V.lle. Lynchburg was selected as the next place of meeting, the date lixed lieing the aacondToeeday in8eptetnber, 1911. Profesaional robbi ra early today blew the safe in tln- postothce at Mays Landmg, N. J., with nitro-glyceriie, making away with $11500 in stamps, $20Q in cash and scveral rogJBteied letters. People living in the huilding. terrur strickeii, dared not stir from their rooms until the men, three m numher, had escaped. President Taft who was fifty-three years old yeaterday received a con gratulatory measage from King George of England, Virgil Conkling, prosecutiugattorney uf Kans.is Citv. til.-d a suit in the cir? cuit court there yeaterday, aaking that the large produee coneerns here be en joined from establishing general pricea for foodatuffs and aaking for a perma nent dissolution of tbe Kanaaa City Fruit and Produee Exchange. VIKGIMAXEWS. During a severe electrical gtorm in the lower part of Culpeper eounty Wednetday evening the driver of the team of Eugene Willis waa struck by lightning and instantly killed. Uev. Boberta Oolea, of lVniisylvania, ha;- accepied the eall reeently extended him tO St. Paul's ehoreh, Hamilton. Mr. Coh-isa \'ir_inian, and a gradnate ,,f the Beabnry Difiaity school at Fair futilt.Minnesota. Bev, H. S. Oafaarn, of loudoun county. has been ealled to St. Aiiiic' pari-h. Essex county, to sueceed the Rev. Thomas !>. I.ewis. who reeently acicptcd a eall to the Diocese of Wash? ington. Mr. Oaborn is a gradnate of the Virginia St'niinary of the class of l'.nn. Applo growers of Roanoke county were announced theirinteiition of ap pealing to the eourt.s for redress against Mie action of the county aaaeaeorB, who have raised the asscssed valuation of bearing orchards from 600 to 800 per cent. Declaring she would rather die than go to jail. .lessie Kcllam, an attracti\e girl, etidcavored to drink a bottle of laudanuiii when she with Charles Spruill and I/ittie (iardner, were ar re-ted for "joy riding" in a buggy at lop apeed in EU-hmondyeatecday. Of Bcer Balton snatched the btttle away from tbe woiild-be suicide. Within b few inoments after having -lepped from the 1'., F. A P. K. R. ? rain at Tindcr's station Wednesdav afternoon, Mrs. William f-umaden, of Orange county, who had appeared iu perfecl healll. while a passellger, Slld denly fell to the ground and died bc fore medical attention could reach her. All was quiet on the .lames River oytter grotinds yesterday when ihe -,.,?, son for tonging on the puplic lOCka opened. Hundreda of amall erafl arenl _p io the river in the morning and began work, but as far as can be learn? ed BOfM of tbe planters had stakes dis turbed. It is generally understood that i.o tnove will he made on the part of the tongers before September 20 at least. N .1. H. Arnold, a tnveling evangelist of Ihe holiness eult. i- under arr.st m Pulaaki, charged with having attaeked Kli/ii.eili Collina, a pretty 14-year-oki L'irl of Hiistol, wlioni he al.ducted a week ago, according to a str.temenl made l.y the mother lo tlie Bristol po lice, who loeated the pair in Pukuki. I'hysn iana conftrrn tbe girl'a atory. Under Virginia law if B ca-e is made againal Arnold, be will be aubjecl to the death penaJty, Arnold, who lu jreara old, preached fcrvently on Briatol's streeta before leavlng witb the girl. Bet John M. Meredith has l.een reipie.-ied l.y tln- reetry of CHd Aqnia Church, Stafford county, to Imld ser? vice until a regular rectOT can l.e eall? ed. Mr Meredith was for a long time rector of that church, hut it has been some years lince he has done any reg? ular pn aching Ber. B. B Burrell, who was tln la-t rector, reaigned a few months ago to accept a church in Fau quier county. Aqnia church is one of the oldest colonial Episcopal churelns ni Virginia, whieh has retained it original style. THK II.I.INOI* PKIMAKIK*. Incompletc returris at midnighl last night indicate that the men who roted for William lorimer for senator iu the general asseml.ly, hoth republican and deuiocralic. gaincd a sweepinir vietory in yesterday's primaries all over niinoie There have heen a few cliaii-es, |)e men gaining two Of three men ii) Coofc ROOnty an I losiiiL' an equal nuinher of his caiidnlales. Even the men wh_ were drawn into the "jackpot" investi gaiion have been renominated hy oeer wbelming majoritiea, excepl in prebapa two [natanoea, Congreaaman Boutell wns defeated for renontination. Ifann won oui bandily, and Fosa pulled through hy a acant majority. Retarna from out in the state are coming iii slowly, l.utthe indicalioiis are that with a few exccptioiisthe Lori nier men bave lieen retiouiinatedby in -taaaed pluralities. Speaker Cannon carried every county in the Hghtheentfa district. Two years ago the speaker was uin.pposcd, so a romperiaOO of his plurality yesterday with the j.revioiis election is vaulcless. TIIK HK('IIAHITKS. The llfty-eighth annuai s.ssioii of the High Tea* of Becbabe>aB of North Ameriea cloaed at Er.dericksl.ur>: y. terday witb the aaleotion of Washing as the place of meeting next Beptem? ber, and the election of the following ollicers: I'ast big- chief ruler, W. C. Laoa; high ebiei rnler, Charles Wil? liams; depnty bigh chief ruler. J' C. Eller; aecretary, Jamea II. Dony; treaa urer, Mrs. Lola V. Marks; cbaplain, gfrs. Alue LithgrOw; lerite, afiaa fi-ggMi .1. Mc.Lcnn; guard. Mrs] Agues Drake. All of these offlcera ,.,,,. from Washington except Mi IfcLean, of Pbiladelobia, aml Mrs. Drake, of Frederickshurg. John K Mahoney was elected delegate and.Folm C. Moore alternateto attend the s.-ssion ,,f the Iiiternatiotial High Movahle Conference to he held in England next summer._ Arre.t of Allcged Train Ruhbers. Mol.ile. Ala.. Sept. Hi.? Charged with licing train-robhers, Emile Mer lett aiidCusTousselle were brought here by detectlves today. It is allcged tliat they are the men who held up a light BOfine on the L aud N. railroad, rni? taking it for tbe New Orleans-Ncw York fast mail, and escaped after an exciting running tight with the engiue erew, It ii also alleged that the men, who wre operating launehes at Bayou Sara. were selling blind tiger whisky when arreated. L. and B, detectrveB said they expeited to make more ar r.-t- aooa. i milierlain's Stoniacb and Liver Tablets gently stimulate the liver and bowels to expel poisonous matter, cleanse the system, cure constipation aud sick headache. Sold by W. F Creigbton and Richard Gibson. DIED. At the residenee of her son-in-law. Mr. H. lt Burke, Braddoek Road, Alexan dria countv. Septemher 16, at & I". i>. m., Mrs. AUiK'sTINT. GORDON TRIST. widow of-Xicholaa Browse Tri.t. of New Orleans, La.. in the CPth year or her age, ?[Jfew Orleans papera pleaac eopy. NEWS OFTHE DAY. The death penalty will be abolished by Spain. As aut-cipated,Dr, Woodrow Wilson, president of Princeton University, was nominated for governor by tbe deni ocrata of New Jersey yesterday. Jaines Gray has been named to iill tbe vacancy at the head of the Miti nesota democratic ticket in place of John Land who refused to make the the taei Privates John Lumpkin and L. Hates, negro deaai-ara from troop M fffinth cavalry, were arrested yesterday, charged with having robhed the army safe at Pole Mountain maneuver camp, Wyoming, August !?, of $6,">00. All but a few dollars has heen recovered. Tlie balance of trade, whieh bas generally sbown in the statistics of the last 80 years as being largely in favor of this eountry, has turned over. It now stands a million dollars on the other side of the ledger for the iir.-t eight months of this calender year. From his cell in tho New York prison yesterday. Adolph Rothbarth. tlie bop merchafft who was able to Iwrrow $30(1,01)0 from scveral of the most prominent lianks in New York on his own peraonal notea, aeat an urgent BppeaJ to District Attorney Whitman to hurry theprosecution so that he may begin serving his scntence. Rear Admiral Francis W. Dickena, who iluring ihe Spaiii-h-Aineriean war had much to do with planning the BBC -eaafal natal campaign in his oapacity BB assistant chief of tl.e Imreau of BB1 i _alioti. died in New York yesterday. Rear Admiral Diekins was horn iu Heekinanville, N. Y., Novemher _, 1844, and entered tlie naval academy as an acting midshipman Septemher 20 1861. Artbur Hammerstein, general inana ger of tlie Manliattan Opera House, wa- married OO Wedncsday to Mrs. John A. Hoaglund at tbe home of B. Botteriek Boot, a nephea ol Senator Klihu Boot, in (ireeiiwich, Conn. Mrs. Hammerstein was fornierly the wife of John A. Hoagland, a wealthy haking powder D_anuf_cturer of this eity, bul was divoreed last Friday. 'She was horn (irace Weir. of Hartford, Conn Mr. Ilaninurstein's lirsi wife ol.tained a divorce at Reno on April IS. COIIRT l?V APPKAI>. Opinions were handed down as fol? lows in the Court of Appeals at Siaun ton yesterday. Hy Judge John A. Riichanan: Beehraeh vs. Bacbrach, cir.uit Court ol Roanoke county; atlirmed. Shoffuer vs. Sutherland and PowerB, Circuit Court of Dickinson eounty; af firmed, Barnes et al. vs. Crockett's admiii? istrator. Cinuil Court of Ta/.cwell county; allirmed. Vfeari ra Baryer, Circuit Court of Buaaell county; afflrmed. Virginia Coal and [ron and Coke Compary ra. Bond, Cirouil Court of VViae county; reveraed. rVaggoner vs. Waggoner et al., Cor poration Court of CStf Of Roanoke; re versed. By Judge George M. Harriaon: Bank of ftoahontaa vs. Browning, Circuit Court of Taxewell county; af tirtned. Newl.erry Shoe Coui|.any vs. Collier et al.. Cmmt Court of Wise county; reveraed. Clinehtield Coal Company et al. vs. Viers, Circuit Court of Dick-UBOO COUnty '.reversed. Cbambera vs. Roanoke Induetrial and Agricultural Aaaociation, Circuit Court <>f City of Roanoke; reversed. IfcCraw vs. Vernon et al., Cor poration Court of City of Rcdford: re versed. Clinehtield Coal Company vs. Wbeel er's adiiiinistrator, Circuit Court of Russell eounty; reversed. Dennistoii \s. Baul et al., Circuit Court of Roanoke county; reversed. Bf Judge Stafford C. Whittle: Roanoke Raiiway and Electrie Com? pany vs. Sterrett, Circuit Court of Roa? noke county; atlirmed. Willuirn et als. vs. Raines et al., Circuit Court of diles county; allirmisl. B illing et al. vs. Mullins, Circuit Court of Wise county: atliiineil. BtoaegB Coke and Coal Company vs. Necce, Cireoit I 'ourt of Wise county; reversed. Virginia-Carolina Raiiway Com? pany vs. Clawson's adininistor, ('ircuit Court of Washington county; leferaed Ifeade at al. ra King et al., Oir cuil Court Of Russell county; reversed Backer ra Johneoo, CWporation Court of City of Roanoke; re\.ised By the court: Miller vs. Turner; pctition for manilatiiii.s awarded. Pns-es Mearrhlng lor Ass.ilant. Newkirk. III-., Se|.t. li'?. -Several - nf citizens ire scouritig the eountry. in search of that m?B> who as aaUrted an 1". ve-.vr-^ld Alue Sheperd roda__ 'l>u',^___Bf__fk-.| tln- girl's faUraer fcylar Bhepberd, an.l his brofher insensll.de with a club liefore tln- attaek. Boeseveil and llearat. New Vork, Sept. 10.?That there is more than a jiossibility that there will be an allianee between Tbeodore Rooee* rell and Wilhatu Randolph Hearst in coiuiection with the Roosevelt tight against th.- "h..ss and the iuterests in politiea/' was indieated today. Jobu Temple Qravea, chief political lieuten ant <.f Hearat, called to aea Roosevelt at the outlook office this aft? rnoon. He came at the latler's re.piest, but beyond admitting the fact Roosevek refused to diseuss the visit. He --efused to be explained if he sent for Graves to acceptthe Hearat offerof the support of his independent party. Oravcs and tho colonel were closed in the latter- private office for aOBM time. When the candidate of Ibe independence party for viee-presideiit in the last national campaign departed hewas smiliug broadly. He was far from being Iquadous, however. ' All I care to say is that all of the politices we discussed is what one could expect would be talked when one meets Col RooM.<velt. There was no particular political aubject under discussion. neither was there anyconspiracy." Mr. Richard Goodman, a native of Fauquier county, died at the Braddock Houae this afternoon. The deceased was 57 years old. He leaves a widow and three cbildren. Swan Bros. KING AND PITT STREETS. Fafl-weight Underwear For Men and Women, We call attentlon 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, 25 c, 50c and $1.00. Standard Patterns, each 10g and 15c STATEMENT OF IHE First National Bank of Alexandria, Virginia SEPTEMBER 1, 1910. OFFICERS G. L. BOOTHE. Preaident GEO. E. WARFIELD. Caahier M. B. HARLOW. Vice-Preaidem j. J.GREEN. Aaaittant Caahier DIRECTORS GARDNER L. BOOTHE GEO E. WARFIELD BENOIT BAER. JR. JAS F MU,R M B. HARLOW WALTER ROBERTS FRANCIS L. .SMITH RESOURCES Loans and Investraeots, 8916,126.73 t . S. Itollds. 123,000.00 Banking Houae. 78^91.61 Due from Banka and Ete serve Agenta. 168,120.22 r, i, . 52,612.06 5 PerOeni Knnd. ...ooo.oo 11,329,176.61 LIABILITIES Cnsltal.aseejjBOaoo Surplnaand rrofits. .. 187,741.24 ( iie.ilatioii. 109,000.00 I)e|insils. !MI,.Ui.."ii; Other l.iai.iiities. 102.81 U .328,179.61 Thla bank with Itaampte eepttaland surpius. its Bajesjunte equlpeaeat and t'aeililies. BOlleltS tlie aecounts of iiiaiuilaet iio-rs. w hole^alers. r.-tailers aud Indlvtduala on the beal tetnaa eonalsteol with BaaawJ banking. No aeeount too lar<re to ln- handled satlaaaeaOlHj i none too SttteJI to ba appreelated Statement of the Financial Condition of the Virginia Safe Deposit and Trust Corporation At Alexandri.i. in tliecoiint \ of \levili ihii. Buste of Virginia, al tbe oloae of l.ilsilie--.. Sept. I, 1910, Iliade to the State Corporation. Ootnmiaalou, ri:so|[R(i:?i, l.oansand diseoiints . 8S16\JH 48 Overdrafta aeeured, $1,1.73.36 imseeured, 81,389.92 8,168 18 Holids, sei-urilies. e|e..o\vned, Ineludlngpremiumonaame 39,096 68 banking houae. ? 31,677 78 Purntture an.l flxtures.. ii.ti'* i\ Bxebange and oheoka lor next dsi 'a olearinga 1,860 I?? i )|li.-r ea-h iteins IJ68 M Due ftom National Banka :Bt.n;< 80 Due from atate beaks.private bankera and truat ootn paniea . 86,850 Paper ourrenej. UM1 o? Practlonal paper eurreney, niekela and oenta ?*? ,:i Silv.-r eoin 'sJU ;"' All other iteins of re.s.uii.-,-. viz. trust seeiirities.. 22408 mt Total JWD.I74 45 I.I \IHI.ITII>. capital stoek paid ln.... 8800/108 60 surplus rund BJOOO on l n.lis i.led proflu,lesBamount paid for inierest, earpenaea and tazea.... ??'??I H IndiN i.lual deposits, slllijeet to eheek 407,297 Deinalldi ertitieales (>rdeposit 3Q.8K2 '<? Certilied eheeks < a-lii.-r- checka outatanding, 230 no Dde to National Hanks 14,.^; sj line lo state bankS, private bankera and true! <-om Daniea WMiti Hill- p:i\al.le, Ineludlng cer tilieale- of deposit repre senting money borrowed 14*334 8jg All olhei- it.s of lialiility, vis. Trust funds 2Sj008 (ai Total - Snjo.l, I I ? I i . .1. Kixey, President. do soleinl.v ?wear trial thaabove laatrue atatetnent of n.e Bnanetal oondition of tbe 8__a !><? poait and Truat Corporatlon, loeated al AlexandriaJn the eounty of Alexrndria, suite ol Virginia, at the eloaeof buai* oatheletday of September, 1910, to the i.esiofmv knowledgeand belief. V. .1. KIXKV. President. Correet Attesi ; Hsmby K- Piaxn, Clabbbcb C. Lkakbeater, IIimiv Baadbb, Dlreetora. State'or Virjjinia. (ity of Alexandria. sworn to and aubecribed before me by C.l. Rixev. President, this 15th day of Beptember, 191ft 1 BAMCISF. MAKIHUY. Notary Public. M\ nommlaalon eapirea Itth April, I9_* Wm. H. Peck PAYNE AND QUEEN STREETS UR?'(i;RIK> PB0VI8I0NB, WOOD, OOAL, LIMK. CEMENT, TEBRA COTTA 8EVVER PIPE, NAILH, QLAS8, I'AIXTS AND OIL. Ivory Wall Plaster A hwge qnaattty ol new and seeond sand lumherand second-hand brick for sale eheap. WM. H. PECK. ?Jfa/O-tMATIO-f WASTfci). Will any one who has any idea where thP old PIER TABLE whlch was aoM with theeft'ecta of the late Mr. Charlea C. Berrv, on Cameron atreet, about twenty vearaaffo, pleaae ootniaunioaU) with "?1 T. M.^care tbi. office, aeplt 3t? NEW OPERA HOUSE TOIMIGHT Polite Vaudeville OONTTNUOI s PBRVORMAJTOK 7:.K) to 1030 p. ni. 10c TO ALL Tlll KSDAV. Pltiio \ . SATURDAY, Arnole, CRAYOM AIMTST. Helen Carmen, ?oli: fOIJ < ANliV K1D" Kleisel's Dog Circus. 9,000 feet of the latest MOTION PICTURES. Illustrated Song Contest Sept. 20, 21, 23. Vaudeville Changes Every Monday and Thursday. Pictures Changed Daily. SAPPHTRE BIRfflDAY SEPTEMBER Every 8epteriiher-l>orn peraon?old or young?ought to have a Sapphire. It's the stone that denotes Wiadom. ?A Maiden liorn when Autumn's leaveS Are rustling iu Septemb?r's breeze, A Sappliire on her brow ahould biud, Twill cure di-easi-s of the mind " Kveryone kooWB how beautiful this stone is. But you doo't knOW how really mexj.eii.-ive they are iiiil.-s you have visited this store. We'll ihoW you many stones and many low priees. Saunders & Son 629 King Street. F>K BTaTT aaarnt aaesn frame HOt.SK. with twenty (20) aeres Of land situated about \lA mlles from Alex* andria. Will rewt with or without land. Apply to Mra. QBACE B. ( ATTS 3001 Duke street e* tended, sepW 8t?