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_?/#s v ?|C ' yw %__t ALEXANDRIA, VA. Tl ESPAi K\ ENIXG. MOV. I A OAW ' |,y ihe demoi ils \* ?? ' "'"' ortwn im ' ?M,? ' :" "M'',' queation. Tiiere are' ibirtj eight Trill bring ibcnumberupl i Xhe rtgulai repu lieans will forty one, and I I aievm io * ? ho out. i ? Dixon. pa?ty "ii thi tasiff, an I soUnl ' Uwi, ol 8 >uth Dakota. This wil the insurgents tho balai. of power. Tben ,:yy inijrc ngtb ol iln h little, saya ibe Pb'dnd rd, an I on i!""! publi' polioies Um insurgents sre mui li nc irer the f.iin mins aill I avc I !l,x>ul the tariff and d ^mong republieans bc lalks of an ??? n 11 ? ? i I lo aticli b bill as tbey w< uhl pass. Men I Borl aill where they reallj \ - instance of grim humi r i n Ihe partol tbe Portt iflrelatedio the This news I ,., ? u ienl daily I ? ia Europe, but tbe I forwarded lo King Manuel I lo'ths Q lOonPow* ir, Maria ! the Palais d'Ajuda, h lo Ihe nfflcw i i P ' wrapi aJdrcs " The "Figaro," commenling with much warmth on thw "brutal formula," adds, "We, being better informfld than I republic as tothe whereabouts of tbe depoaed ?? ?? l ,,!"1'" for" e journal as usu il to thi ii ils in 1 and Italy." _,.,_ oi tbfl humoroua im id nta ol the voting on election d \y n ia i Bronx, Ni s i'orl I ti '? lasl i?.. |,, \ i ti ii ? nl i tbe poll ing place and, declaring loudly that bc was going to rote the prohibition ti :ket, took bis ballot and entered tbe : where b? remained about five minutes, muttering to himself. '1 liis rob i d not look liki i ' terest in tlie probibition party. Bu when thfl COUni ?? ? s""' enough, wa< tbfl ballol m irki 1 in ihi circle under thi fountain Iu lh< gni was written, "1 bereby take the pledgi. ' ind nnder this was a great blue ink blot tl - ihough it were inten led for a Beal, and wbich iUtcd the throwing uul of tbe probibition rote in the disti A puu>AT( ii sent oul from Washing toaeays tlie Mxly-first Coi by constitutional limitation, nl Mareh l next. lt is possible for thi democrats i?< play tl"' appropi bills againal tarifl revision or filibu l< i against the appi ' f',i1'' tbfl preaidenl to eall ibe - Oongresn in - stt i be hoped that tho den do nothing ol the k Uoa sets in. There is lo ? much latton as it ii and exti i Congresa arfl unj more harm than g< od n ults Ihere from. rhe people ol chaacfl lasl we< k I proval of long sesv. >ns ol tho l< lature and they did whelining majorftj SO With Otl; bo with I_ Thi ; of the ? with tlie topmi -? flgures ? rdinf to tho tables i f; laled by tho B islou News Bi has dropped 1".- i er cent, Hour 22 pei eent, corn ?7.9 i barrol. 26.1; lard, 14; bv 14.?".. The downward l<1 been slow. It has heen skillfully am! sturdily resisted by tl. rubina tions, whieh ll I mipu late the mark< ts. Bul thi ity cannot be annulled. Big crops and lighter buying I say n itbing ol i big democratic rkrtorj will force cheaper selling. Pr. W. A. Evaaer Cbicago's rleabh Commissioner and kadiitg phrati makcr. la out with n new hatch ol "bealihogratn-" "Iwo much freab air is just toougb," says Dr, 1 aad following tbis up he deelares that "the biggesi Ledrooin in tbe woiKI i: not m)f onouch tosleep in if tha win jjows are -> . that umler _r. Evamrs guidance Chicagoans are rapidly lcaining how to l... healthy. Thcjr are kmroisg tbc importance of fresh air, are linding out how to avoid disease aod ?rc aeeing it ! monstrated tbat people can live in . good bealtb, despite ? i B. Tn? honile attitude ol tba labor the organized militia a very pcssirnistio feeling f tho army and the :, whicfa ia reflectcd annual report of Col. ? r, chief of the division of hiof of staff. The officers almoal hopdee. to expect ? i.i tbo preseut conditions ia :tment of stato laws or , iy national law tliat would tbe uniona from their attitude. The pa?ch ' patriotisrn aro of no cf . . n where it is shown tbal of the militia i- the : of l:iw and order. The I for (be crcation of an Coogreae, a force of wbo would be under ?ntrol of the federal gov ?iii'i.. centuatcd in tbe annual . ,, it. Witfa such r be atatcs, tbe first line f defense in tbe event of war would ? militiamen, 100,000 reg ulars and al leasl 100,000 reaerve corps men. THESoli 1 south is more so now than ,. giowing reporta that ;ho winning smile of Mr, Taft and the dciital inciaora ol Colonel Rooaevell wero making serious in roads on the traditioi - I Dixie, the eleetion lasl lay showed n<< indicatiou of such a ion. Whcre probibttion was the il was defeated. The tariff and ade : for cl< an politiea, undominated hy tbe t\ iu intercsta, wcldcd Ihe Iy togetber tban ever. in \\ asbingtou think ibey have been overlooked as a factor n bringing about the defeat of the re ; irty. Washington was hoad luarlcri for tln* anti-republican cam i wagod by the uogroos, and an imouut ol literaturo advtsing cna to vote against the re n candidatea was diatribptcd, mado that there vere i in the la-t eleetion who ,11,1 i t all or who voted tbe ,|, mo raiio li< kel than in any C-tcUofl i rhi of auffrage was given the race. Thk io niey question 1ms disrupted a Brooklyi churcheboir. The membera can'tagi oon the acale which begins mi I (...: with dough s-ays Ihe New II, iid. Why, that is notbing, ibo m iey question has disrupted n 1 b ia been known to break uj a cunp im-<-tin_, l> ubliabe I elsewhera in ?how tliat the priees ? .,f life io rarioua idy been to decline. Xbo d lie ti Ial wave of iasi week ng fruit already. blU)_J N\ ASIIIM.TON Cbamp Clark, who aspirea tobead tho democratic house aa vpeaker, awoke ? io lay to liu.l lhai an iminioua looking piracy h is already been hatrbed to . iip lns winjj io ciuto lns bopea aro realized. The cunspiracy is headed by Ueprescntative Carlin of Virginia, who h.-mJs tbc faolion which will aupport Ueprescntative Jamea Hay of Virginia for ? ? :slnp in caae Cbamp Clark refui ? pt Ihe condit'ona they pr.ipi.-i-. The priocipal one is shall favor tbe appoint menl of a eommittee on committeea. ! Uepreseutalive Clark has not yet made : no iiis min 1 and announoes that neither for nor against auch ? ,.-. A . a matter of fact, he made it clear todav thal he would steer a mmiltal course for the present 11 erill make n ? predictiona for the parlj until the membera uf ihe iluusc arrive i:i Washington and ; ; . ,;iui. ii tbeir plans for tfae fomii Cbamp Clark is not democrat who looka for big |. irly at ihe next aessi m ,,< c,.. i will 'li'- most im ,.i one f..r tbe democrats for msny I today. "Upon what ih then will depend what is ;.c.i >nl is antioualj n ii" k ~pring,Texaa, i of a Mexican th ? li irder. Thia will bave ite authoritk I'. \;i a Imitted by offi ite Departmenl that if : between auch a if another .o t ti is country, that tiiatiou will bo so greatly conipli . aa lo inako an amicable aeitle , fficully through diplo ? ehannch a piost hatardooa and rtain undertaking. So far as troops fend Texaa against mob invasion mceroed, tbere are an abundaoce liera in JVxas. If a clash .. State Bangcn would hc the alled out to repel the Moxi Diob Aficr tbc rangcrs would Militia an! as a il aba hiidy essentiai, the ilsrarm.v.Of these there are two troopsot cavaliv at-tiooed at I'ort Clark nt 60 miles from ttock Bprings, upon which place the Mexican mob i- icported to bo advanc ing and then ?rt at San Antonio.about 100 miles bj rail and 50 miiea march ing, a regimctu of cavalry, a rcgiment of mfantry, and threa b tteriea ol field artillery, Anotbet matter which is ita IVpartinent grave apprehen?ion today ra tha mob of 4merics8i trblch is pursuing the Mea? na who killed tbc chi-f hc* at Anal-irLo. If tbe mob runs down tho Mexican fugitivc, it is feared that Ihe authorities of Okla lioina could not poflaibry savehim from mob violenec. Bucfa a lytiching as this would strain the intarnational retatioau between Ameriea and Mexico to the breakiag point. An order announeed by iho Inter? state Commeree Conuni.-sioii today sus peads a propoaed inerease, hv the Chcsapeake and Ohio and its OOOBflC tions, on coal from tbe New river dis? trict in West Virginia to Toledo. The inerease was lo take effect November Iii, and the commission hassuspended it until Mareh 15, 1911. The proposed advance was from $1.12 to $1.45 a ton. Unofficial advieos today indicated tliat the pos8ibility of a clash between Mexicans and Americans at Rock Springs, Texas, is more remote and conditions arebecorning quiflter. The census-office today announeed the 1910 enumeration of the the Btate of Maine as 742,371, inerease 47.'.'05, or 6.9 per cent. Nearly all the states were represented at tlie 22(1 .'innu.il convention of the National Assoeiation of Hailway Com missioners began here today. Chair? man Knapp of tho Interstate Commerce Commission made an address of wel come. Champ Clark says that story about him driving a pair of mules down IVinsylvauia avenue in the event that he wrs elected speaker is al! nonsense. "I never said I would drive the mules and I wont That'fl all there is to tbfl niule story." In an effort to indncfl Ihe Depart? ment of Justice to bring the 3hei inan anti-tru*t ad to hear upon the United States Malster's Assoeiation, an in dependent malt dealei In New York, it was learned today, is heading a movc inent to have other independent dealers petition thfl department It is charged that the. ajBociation rontrols prices aod fizes tlicm at an cxhoibitatit ligure. lt is alleged to bfl b practicfl ol the as? soeiation to raise prices hy circulating reports oi a coming shortage in tbe tupply of sah aml indacing custoroera lo bul for fuluro delirery. It is ?.\ peaied iliat an investigation will be mv lertaken hy thedepartmenl ifsufncienl evidence to warrant it is preaented. Tlie situation in Niearagua lodaj seems grsvo as a result of the political rioting in Leon on Sunday nigbt. Con sul Oliveras is today in Leoo ihrestigat ing the situation. A report reeeived from bim at tbe Btate Departmenl that when the poliee charged upon the meeting of the liberal party in Leon. that fire persoos wero killed and four others injured, tbrflfl of then, being sol ? liers and one of tliem an Ameriean. I?leat Falling ln Friees. Philadelphia, Nov. 15. ?There was a downward trciid in the prices of nieat wbolesale and retail ber* today. Rteaks ire Belling relail at an aversgo of three cents a pound cbeaper. Lamb chops aro fiveccufas pound lower, while b im ire down tbree cents. Tbera is alsoa doclinfl in tlie prices of poultry, cbickens telling wbolesale from 1 to 2 o nU cents lower. Newark, Nov. 15.?There i- an average reduction of three cents a pound in the retail prices nf all l.imls of mfl ll in Newark as compared with those oi a week ago. There is similar redttctioo in prices ofchicken and turkey. It is believed, however, that there is likely to bfl another drop in tho near fiiiure. Boston, Nov. 15.?Prices of many food staples in tbe Boston market today dropped 2 to 7. Beef steaks are down 3 cents; lamh and real 8 eents: pork, cbickens, bam and bacon 2 to I! cents and potatoes 6 cents. Pittaburg, Nov. 15.?Pork has drop? ped ten cents a hundred pounds here. while eggs have soared to 38 cents a dozen. No other material changes in food products are noted. Qrand Rapids, Mich., Nov. 15.? afeata, especially pork, have heen re? dueed in ihe market here two to four cents. Poultry is cbeaper by four lo six cents. Eggi and groceries are un cbanged. New Haven, Conn., Nov. 15.?Pork and beef have dropped from tbree and a half to live and a half cents a pound m tbe wbolesale market. Hams have dropped 4 cents B pound. but baCOfl has gorie up two and a half cents a pound. Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 15.?Prices of ngarly all of the common food stuffa in Kansas City arh lower today, the de' crease ranging from five to fifteen pei cent, The largest drop was iu tlie price of pork and beef, whieh averaged 9 cents per pound. Denver, Colo., Nov. 15.?Though tlie wbolesalfl prices of pork and mut ton have droppeil ahotit 12 per cent. here, the reduction nas not yet reacbed the retail market. Denver retailers as serted today, however, that they ei DCCted B material drop in pork and beef before tbe week ifl out. Springtield. III.. Nov. 15. Quo tations this morning on wboJcaaifl meats among loeal fiims, indicate a drop of pra tically 10 per cent in pork products within thfl past tWO watki Wbolesale piices on beef productrre main about the same. Pctail prices bave uotchanged. Indiaaapolis, Ind., Nov. 15?The whol< s ;le prices of dr. BBfld bOCS fell off 1 cent per |o.nl here today and another docrcise is expected. Beef re mains the same. Pork prices have heen dcclining for 10 days. Trenton, N. J., Nov. 15.?Prices of, all mcatS, wboleealfl and retail iu Trenton have dro ped from an eighth , to a quarter of a cent in the last few | rJays, Poultry remained stationery. im- Wchenk Caae. Pittsburg, Pa., Nov, 16.?Tbat ar rests will bfl madfl within tbfl next 24 hours thnt will establish the exist>re ? (f a wellorgnnizcd plot against tbe lifeof John 0. Sehenk.of Wbecliniz, W. Va was the declaration of he .dquarters of a big private detectivc agency here this afternoon. Coopcr Freed. Nashville. T^nn.. Nov. ]?'.?Kol.m Cooper was acquitted at his rctrinl in criminal court today of tho murder of former United States Senator B. 17. Carmack. after tho jury had been in Rtrocted lo bring in a verdict of not guilty. '._ Twent)-three Perwus killed. Pay-Ting, China, Nov. 15. ?In an explosian in a carlridge factory bere today 23 persotis are known to have heen killed ond many seriously wounded. Mob Onttvlttcd. Asbury P.irk. N.J.. Nov. 15.? While an armed and dttermincd mob stood in tbe slcet a few bloeks from the hxal jail early today, preparing to prevent Thomas Williams. a negro from bein_ taken out of town, it was hoodwinked l.y Ooroner Purdy. The mob had threatened to lync- Williams, who is aceuseil of having ravished and mur? dered Maria Smith, a nine year old girl. At 11 o'eloek last night it had gathered iu such nunihers about the jail that Chief of Police Smith became alarmed. With diawn cluhs bo aud twenty of his men charged the crowd which gave back sullenly to a point a oouple of blocka from tba jail. Police then roped off the street and declared it clo Then Chief Smith mounted a box and niade a speoch to the crowd. He declared that tho negro proved an alihi and tbat the coroner's jury would de? termine whether he was innocent or guilty. While Smith was speaking an auto wa9 ru.hcd up to tho rear of the jail, and OocofMr Purdy and several de tectivos buodled tbe negro into it. The machine swung down the street and passod the crowd with the negro hieden in the bottoin of the ear. Within au hour he was lodged in the jail at Free hold. Prior to lioing trausferred, Wil? liams was formally remanded without bail on a charge of murder. Eiperlmentiug nu Ihe Puritan. Norfolk, Nov. 16.?A loud explo -ion, which was distim tly p.rceptible in Norfolk, three miles away, announ ced today the carrying out of the Navy Departmenl's armor reaistance tost on tlie Moritor Puritan. Buildings shock in the city and the sharp reporfcould he heard for a long diataoco. The aooni lor was ancfanred off Craney Island. opposite the Lambert'a Point coal picrs of the Norfolk and Weetern Railway, al tbe entrance of tbe ionerharbor of Norfolk. Her machim ry had Im-n re moved in order that the damagB would ho u aligbt M poaaibie. ImmediateJy after the explosion tln- ordnaic perta set to work to 9_certain the cx tent of the injuries to the ressel. The objeel of the teat waa to determine the cfloct of high explosivca under eonfine ment upon ihe armor of naval \' More Tioulile KspocteS. Aii-tin, 'IV.\ . Nor. 15.- 'Reporta received today I I tbc gOVWDOl ?'?> office from Edward. county, confirm rumora tbal Mi .icans, many of them i. are gathering on ihe Mexican bordera, hut ii is not believed thej are marcbing on Rock Bprioga, Texas, with th inteotion of atirringuptr mble. The itate rangera, liowevor, have been noiitied hy the executtva t) atand ready lo proce< d to Rock sprin; quell any djturbancs that may rise ovei ihe lynching of Antonia Rodriguet. rhe atate national guard will be ordered io get ready for action if tbeir services are required. The rangei tbeir ordera from tbe governor on tbe itrength ol reporta froth the sberiff of Edwarda county. Tha Rlaa la tha ttet-Sa Paris, Nov. 15.?The Beina al tbe Royal Rridgo today* reacbed a heighi ,,f 20 feet, :: ineboa. Tlio w-iilici bureau deciarea tliat a fall is a_p ; in,.- during tbe day, but as heavy raina are forcasb d in tbe upper tribu lariea of tbe river, tha situation is noi regarded labopeful. Thi re is still an immeoae body of water penned up in ihe upper rivera andthis.augmented hy furlber rain, will probably do great damage when it reacbea Paria. Later in tbe day ihe, bydro-metric ?eivice ol ibe weather bureau oflteially predi li I i riae i I four h-.-t four inchca in the -' ino in Paiia by Saturday. This will pul the river tar out of tba normal bounda and may eut off con. siderahle railroad traffic hy inundating the depots and traeks. The atatemenl i reated conaideraUe alarm in Paris, where the peopla had been told the rivei was almost at a itandstill and tbat uo further riaea were expected at thia time. Pa*soi;^rr \ aiil-ln ?>. New Vork, Nov. lo. - When the tteamei Cityof Columbua, of Ibe Ba* vannah line, docked lur captain re P irted to ihe police that one of hia paaarngera Ind ditappearcd en route and was Bupposed to have jumped overboard. The missing man was I. N Mason, a hotel manager of Boatoo and Pbiladelphia He was missed Sunday night and a aearcfa of the ves sel showed that I e waa not on board. Ile had been in Bavanoah in attend iie e or the automobile races and Beemed deapoodetit. When asked if be was ill, be said he was not. The Froiitent ln.|?-cta llim. Panama, Nov. 1">.- President Taft and party this afternoon inspected tba great Gatun Dam, tbebiggeat piecaof enginee* ing work on the Panama Canal Tonight ihe presi leut will attend a n ii nt the home of Col (iocthals, in charge of the canal work, at which the guesta will he the membera of the | M. c A an I the Red Croaa work Five Prtoeaera Esrapr. Hunlaville, Ala , N? -. 15. Fire priaoners, three white and two colored, .1 from jnil loday hy loweriog ibemaelrca frooi a third story window wi h strip- of a torn mattress. A poaai is now beatingtiM rountryaida inthe h i; e )f Bnding trace of the fughives. I H -tanrtard Oil (ompsnj'a DMdend. New York, Nov. 15.?Tlu Btandard Oil Company of New Jersey today de c'ared a dividend ..f ten doMurs a sliare, p.iyable December 15, for the current yuarter. Tlie dividcDd oorre?pond-i to that declared for tbe similar quartcr a year ago and makc? the total for thia year forty d'dlars a share. Tbe la?t nd declared, paid September lo. was Pi a jhare. Tolstol's tondltion t'ritlcal. St. Fetcrsl _rg. Nov. 16.?The phyBt ci.ins nttonding Count Leo Tolstoi in the little railroad dopot at Aatapove aonooneed loday tbat the celebrated write/ was in a rriticil condition. It in feared he cannot rccovcr. I.ame bar-k eomea on suddenly and ia cxtremely painful. It is caused by rheumatiam of tbe muscles. Quick re lirf is affcrded by applying Chamhor lain'a Liniment. Sold by W. P. on and Bichard Gibson. VniGrlNIANEWS. St. James' Episcopal Church, at Ash land, has extcnded acall to Rev. Dr. E. L. Goodwin. of Fairfax county. R. A. Covington, of SpotUylv ima county, died Saturday night at his h.)ine, near Massaponox Church, aged 7*1 years. Joatph 0. Stephenson, awell-knowu Frederick county farmer, died Monday from a coniplicatiou of diseases, aged o>> years. William lf. Cjatterhuck, jr., mem? ber of the tirm of Bradburnedc Clatter huck, Iivory and cattle dealers iu War re'Uon, died at his bome Monday after a brief illness of Bright's disease. William J. Alfnend, 72 years old, for 50 years ticket and passenger agent of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad iu Petersburg, died suddenly yesterday morning of acute kidney trouble. Rev. F. A. Meade has rcsigned as rector of Cbrist Church, Barbour Mem orial and Epiphany Episcopal Churches in Orange county. ilis aoiion is duo to ill health. William B. Allen, of Woodstock, for the last year editor of the Harrison? burg Daily Times, has resigned to ae? cept tho poaition of managing editor of the Imperiai Reporter, of F*ont Royal. Tho Times reeently passed into the hands of Seymour Paul, brotber of John Paul, one of the republican can? didates for Congress in the recent eam? paign. Though the report has not been flled, it is loarned that Prof. Martin P. Burke special mastcr iu tbo suit of O. C. Wil? liams against the city of Lynehburg, has awarded the plaiutiff $41,500 against the city on claim for balance due for construction of the new grauty water system. The suit was for $200, 000. Tho report gives Williams 61,500 Bierfl than tbfl city admitted it o?ed liim on balance. The report will be argued iu the r edcal District Court at Lynehburg after lyiugr 30 days for cx cepiions. MBTMfHHarT <,o?FK.HKN< E. The Virginia Southern Melhodist Episcopal Confereuce in session in Richmond took a reeeaa al nooa yes terday and held ao afteraooo or night sesiions. Tbe Work will be taken up again this morning, whea the tiual busineas of tbfl confereuce will be at? tended to. It i.s thought that tho ses sion will adjotirn hyiioon. Tbfl bishop and his cahinet spei t tbe day on the ?uinpletioii of the list of uppoiutmouts, wbich will bfl read just lH?fore adjourn metit is taken. At yesterdayV session the Randolph M ouii Collegfl matter was taken up. Dr. JsrnceCannon, jr., presented the following, whieh was adopted. Whereas, theru is a great desire 'h it sucfa BCtioa shall be takon at tbis ;i >.( ihe cootenraos as will result iu the final settleuient ol tho question at wsue between the conference and the board of trustees of Randolph-Macon College, it is resolved toappoiut a com? mittee of nine of tbfl uumber and to requeat tbe Baltimore coofereMfl to pbpoint a committofl <>f three of their hiimber to meet together in confereuce it Asbland, Va , at sueh time as may bc miitualiy agreeable, for the purp <>f cooaidering tbe adjustment of the differenees existing between the con ferences and tbe board of trustees, and of reaching a aatisfactory settlement of tbfl same, th^ aaid committee io make nport at the next annual conference." Resolutions were offered by John P. Branch looking to the provision of the fund whereby the family ofeach ininis tei who dies shall be given $5,000. Rev. B. M. Beckham, chairman of tbe joint board of finaoce, reported adversely on the reque?t that tbe charges of tbfl coofereoce be assessed 10 pe*i cent. for the orpbanage in Richmond, Bnd reconiniended that the prosenl plan bfl continued. This was adopted. Dr. R. II. Bennett, of tbe Court Street Cburch, Lynehburg. reported that he had reeeived a cfaflck fof 11,000 to bfl add-a to the missi.>n fund. Bev. I T. Green, in reading the re? port of the publication committee, re coiiiinetided tbat the editor of the Con? fereuce Annual bfl paid $50 for his work. Tbis was considered too small by some, and $106 was voted asoom peaaatioo. An earlier publication this year was pleadod. Dr. Oanaoa read tbe report on tem peranco, wbich paper was adopted by the conference after addresses by Dr. Cannon and Rev. J. D. McAlister. The report rccemmends the use of unfermentrd wine in communiou ser? vices. The next meeting of tbe conference Will bfl beld iu Salisbury, Md. Richmood, Ya., Nov. 15.?Today's BflflflJoa of tbe Metbodist Conference was given up to the report of the board of ediication, wbich is devoiJ of special feature and to the passing of the charaetBi ol miaatara. No question Wai raisod as to any miuster. A linal session, concluding with announcc ment of appointments, will be beld tonight. (114*1 l> 111 A Hi:it:. The Massanutton Mountains io Page county, long thehauntsof the ferocious though fast-disappearing black bear, is again affordiog a biding place for tbis animal. liitil reeently the only evidence of the animal was the mute testimony of tracks whieh were occasionally discov eaed by hunters iu the more isola'ced portions of the range. As winter ap proaches and food beeomes scarce for the animal far back iu tbe mountains. he is becoming fearless and iovading farm plantatious in thelowlands coutig ioui to bii mountain home. Mrs. Eiizabeth Duncan. wbo lives on tltc Now Market and Spcrryvillc tum pike, five miles from Luray. a few mornings ago wns forced to retreat to ber dwelling hv a large black bear whose frequcnt visits to her hennery gad general familiarty around her premiscs had become a sourcc of con ftant drcad. Wben a eold becomes settled in the jystcm, it will Uke several days' treat? ment to cure it, and the best remedy to use is Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. It will cure quicker than any other, nnd also leaves the system in a natua and heshhy condition. Sold by W. F, Crt ighton ?nd Richard Gibson. NBWS OF THE DAY. Tbe new Bra.ilian president, Mar shal Hcrnics de Fonscca, was inaugu rated at Rio de Janeiro todny. I'ov. William Eustace Henry, pastor of St. Paul's Metbodist Episcopal Church South, in Washington, diedsud denly yesterday afteiuooii in .1 Balti more sanitarium. Orrie Hubbert, a Fedoralsburg, Md., telegrapher, a typbuid fever pa tient, jumped from a second-story window at the Cambridge Hospital Sunday afternoon, broakiog, bis neck. He died an hour later. In an inquest held by Coroner W. W. Rogers, at Wheeling, W. Va , last night, into the eause of the death of Capt. Rudolph Munk, of the West Viiginia University eleveu during the game at Wheeling Saturday witb the Bethany College team, resulted in a verdict by the jury that Munk came to his death accidentally. W. J. Bryan said at the l'nion de pot iu KausasCity, Mo., yesterday. "I would not promise not to be a candi? date in 1912, but I expeet not to be A democratic vietory or defeat in 1912 depeuds on Congress," Mr. Bryan said. "Wilh Cbamp Clark as speaker of the House I am bopeful all will go well. It is too easy to speak of can didates. Folk, of Missouri, U ono to be considered. But it is t?o early to decide on the question'of availabilily." Dr. Theodore R. Burgtorf, a retired physician in comfortable eireumstan ces, was shot to death by his wife as ba lay asleep on the second floor of his residenee in New York yesterday morn? ing. The woman also shot herself twice in tbe atomacfa in an effort to take her own life. She was taken 10 the Fordham Hospital. where it was saiil that she might lurvive her WOunda Mrs. Burgtorf bad long been tbe vie tim of a fac&ldiacaaa wbiefa caused her exeruciating pain The lire which burned a Urge hank barn aud outbuildings on tbe farm of Dr. Samuel Claggert, near Petersville, Md.. and a large bank barn and out? buildings on the BtOOk farm of Mr. Charles Worihcimer, half a mile away, lato Saturday night, prove 1 to he mosi deetroetire. More than 100 head of live stock, im-luding 2", borses, 41 bead of eattle and about 50 abeep, burne-. The loss also indudea 2.0tMi bushel. of wbeatanda large quantity of com, hay and farming impleinents Committeea were deaignated yeater? day by Vice-President Sherm m and Speaker Cannon to represents the Benste aud Houae at tbe funeral of Senator Clay of (Ieorgia, which is to ba hold tomor? row. Senators Baeon, S<-? tt, Orei man, Depew, Johnston, Dopont, Bmitfa (S. C), Oliver, Swanson, Dick, Frazier. Bailev, Taliaferro, Foster, Tillman. Payuer, Lodge, Hale and Clapp com pose the Senate eommittee. The House eommittee will consist of tha eutire (ieorgia delegation and Rcpre sentativ-s Clark and Bparkmao, of Florida; Clayton, ofAlabama; Moon, of Tenneaaee; aml Finley, of Carolina. LHAMP (I.WIK IMI THK RPBAK BiuastiP. Representative Champ Clark, of Mis souri, announced candidate for ihe speakership of tbe coming democratic House, reached Washington yeaterday, ju3t a' the time a definite announce ment of opposition to bis a?pirations waa being made by Ueprescntative Car? lin, of the Eigbth Virginia district, as a representative of the faction bostile lo Clark . candidaey. 'Jhe course, according to Mr. Carlin, will depend upon Mr. Clark's attitude toward the question of the crealion ol a eommittee of committeos by the House. If be wiil favor tbe selection of such a eommittee, he will have 110 oppdaitiou; if be will not. Ueprescnta? tive Hay, of Virginia, will bo put for ward as a candidate. "As for a eommittee 00 committeea which will appuint the new eommittee of tbe House," declared Kepresenta tive Clark last uight, discuaaing tbe question, "tbat will ho left to the dem? ocratic caucus. Persooally, I am neitber for or against a eommittee on committees." "Tbere is not tbe sligbtest doubt as to tbe situation," was Representative Carlin's eointuent. "If Mr. Cla, - g'ves assuraoce that ba is io favor of tbe appoiutment of a comtuilteo ou committeea, not tbe sligbtest effort will be made to oppose bis eleetion as apeaker. If be takes a stand in favor of retaining the present power of tbe apeaker, be shall meet defeat. Tbe demand for tbis reform will be made by the democrats of the eastern coast. This demand will assuredly be sup ported by their votes. I know of wbat I am speaking. Representative Hay, of the Seventb district of Virginia, will be a candidate iu easo of Mr. Clark's refusalto yield tbe power of appoint? ment to tbe Hou3fl, and be bas tbc votes to elect bim." * CATHO-IC PROTEtrr. Protesti against tbe proportionately small uumber of Catbolics holding federal and state orfices in this country and tbe failure of the state to pay for 8-cular education in Roman Catholie schools featured tb? annual report of President Edward Feeney, of Brooklyn, N. Y., at yesterday's amalotta of the ninth annual convention of the Ameri? can Federation of Catholie Societies in New Orleans. "The federation has no candidate for public place," he fcaid, "but it secms that in proportion to the number of Catholios under tbo fl-jg here and in our insalar posaensioni vre have by no means a sufficient rcpresentntion in ibo public serviee. Further, those select cd by our government for rcsponsible public po8itions should be real and not nominal Catbolics." Two Men Kllicd. Watertown, Wia., Nov. 15.-?Xews was received bere today tbat dynamite killed two men and injured three othors, one probably fatally, at camp No. 11, inthe town of Lebanon late yeeterday. The men were employed on the new line of the northweaiern road._ Tbs L. t. Fleet lo the Englh Chaunal. london, Nov. 15.? Bixtcen Amori can battleahips of the Atlanti? fleet arrived ia the Enjl?b Cbanuel today. Woman KohStd. S a Vork. Nov. 15.?Jo trafl wes' ern Btyle, with "six-gWAS' aud all, two men beld up Mrs. Sarah Bobwarts ln har sbOfl Btore, in First avenue. yester? day afternoon, tore out ber diamotid earriogs, took a pookeibook containing $t)0 from a dulBBtl and escapad, after B chaseof severalblocks. Mrs. Behwarts was alone in tbfl sloro when tho men walked in and asked to see some shoes. As Mrs. Bcbwarts aeol to tbo rear of the store one of the men seized her by tho shoulders. Both men then beld revolvers at ber head and demanded rnoney. When Mrs. BchwaitS foiigbt, one of tbe men struek her in the face, knocking her down. Then tho olbor tore tho ean ings, valued al $250, from her ears, while his couipanion took tho pocketbook from tbo dresser in tbo rear room. Tbo men ran out of tbo place just as several persons, attracted b\ tho woman's screams, wero coming in. Tbe robbers threatened these per? sons with their revolvers, and, after running several blocks, escaped by leaping a fence and disappeariug in a lumber yard. To Llcerme Roting t'lubs. New Yoik, Nov. 15.?The next ses? sion of tho legislature will bo asked to pass a bill imposing a license of $1,000 a year upon hosing clubs, thus Lnrring ihe rly-buy-night affairs. A commission of prrysictaas to*examine bozors and see that they are pbysicially tit will l>e urged. Fights of 20 rotinds are propos? ed, with the referee under instructions tbat be must prevent a knockout at all hasards. The comniission, appointed by the staie ofticials. if tbe bill bec.mies a law, will be asked to appoint otlicial nr feiees, who bave a thorough know ledge of tho game, to adopt a set i,f uniform boziog rules, .-tipulate thfl weight of the gloves, tbe time for weighing in, and all other conditions. The backers ol tbe bill believo tliat under state supervision tbey msy con? duct tiieir Dgbt clubs in sueh a way as to open tha way for longer aml better fights in tlie future, under ->t:-.t ? eontrol and with every BBBUranCO of Bsfeiy to thfl public. la l/rga Weaaafl aaaVage* New Vork, Nov. '15. Everj senator and everyaasemhlymanis t<> bo buUfln holedai ihe coming session <>f the leg islature an I asked lo rote for woman luffrage. Plans tn thi* i ii I were begun loday following the annual meeting yestor day of the Kqual Kranehise Bociety 1'iinds are io be raised for the main taining ot headquartors at Albauy dur? ing the legislativfl lession, and in addi tion to tbe regular "lobby" tlie society will keep a rotutiteer reserve for.-o ready at all times in New York togo t<. Albany on amoments noticetowork for thfl vari <u^ bills tbfl BUffragilU will have introducod. Capital tu Remaln nt Gathrft ? Oklalioma City, Okla . Nov. lf> The Oklahoma Supreme Courl today ban le 1 down a decision by whicb tho capital i f that statfl remains for ibe time being, iu Guthrie. Ta Heni ,itt Bjeatcaas* Rick Springs, Tex., Nov. 15. Eigbty ranebmen and cowboys started fror.i heie today to head off tbfl force of 300 Meiicans who was manhii.g from Lafl V'acae, Mexico, to avengo tbe burning of Aulonio Bodrixues. Tbfl Texans are moanted, ridiag rapidly to intecept the Itexicans. As they ad vanccd toward thfl Rio Qrande, the reias were joined by gioups of nu u eaget to engagetbe iuvaders from BCroSS tbe border. [Xo. 171&] ki:I'i>kt of THS COMM JIOI l,h i ui. At .Vi.kxavihiia. \' \.. At the etoae ofbuatnaai Nov. io, IMO. t ttOURGBS. I.omiis aml dlflOOUBtfl. 74J.M1G ll? Overdrafts, seoured aad unae oured. 1,10* 20 [ . Bonds to socure cireulatlon 100,000 00 U s. Bonds to seeure U.8. De posita. I.noo ui Bonds, -se. urltlea, etc. o:,::;i 08 Banking houae, Furniture, and Plxtures. .'/:,*>; 91 Doe from National Banka (noi reaerve agents). S i,S28 29 Due from State and Private Banks and Bankera, Trust ( ompanie . and S:r. Banl. 3,421 66 Due from approved J!>-v rve nta. Ti aud otber Cash Itema 2,138 13 E_chaug< s I'ori 'learing IJous notea orotborNational H:ihk- .>x? <?j iSraetlonal Paper Currency, Xi< kelsand CenU. ToJ 10 I.vwivi. MoNBl RKS-RTR DI H.v.NKs. vix: .36#>1 50 Legal-tender note ? 11,000 00 t7,ttl 60 Rodemptioa had wltfc I Treaaurer ? pei eulatfonj. y.toooo il. ii,U!>,<y 4>: LLABIL1 I Capital stock paid in . 100^00 00 Surplusfond . RO,uuo Ou Cndlvided ProflU, less Ex ponaea and Taxes paid. '-? I : Hnnk Notes <?>u Btand . -. IQOjomui Due to other .National Hanks. -'-? Dllfl to State an.l Prl Kanksaud Banker- . \,4-Hhl Due to Trust Companies *no\ lavlnfs Banka l uuo oo IndlTtdual Depoaita aubject mmmma^ ^ toeheek.i. NM* *> C-ahlrr'B ehecka outstanding lo 3* United states depoaita. looo oo Total. 1,119.007 4G State ef Virginia, Cltjr >>t Aiaxaadrla. aa i Riobard M Oleen, Osshler ofthe above-namcd bank. do solomnly awoar that the abovo statcment is true to the j bost of my knov.leihip anrl belief. B1CKARD M. QKEEN. Osahier. Sub- ribci.i aad asrorn to before me day uf November. 1010 J. JOHNSTON ORJflBJf, Kotary Public. Corree Eow. L. DatxoBans-o, WisHTII III I.H-m. Caaaou. ."i M. A. Alli.iiv, Ja* ty, Boaaai -. IJKHA>' 8. Lamhvht, KIN.VNfl.W. r\?.;.r:v] REPORT OF TIIE CONDITION iifffiif liiiiiM m \ i AutX \ .ni-.i.... \ v.. at lha close ofbudni -< Nov. lo, i ? rr.i K_. l.<v_.,.-,., | ,|,.. ..MlU. Sa->4.! CKe-ilr-t - ,.-.t aml iill seei.ro.I. J 7i". 11 C. S. bonda to aeoura cireul-* li"'i. lcaj .. - .,, V. s. bonda to aeeure C. s. dep Nstta i pereeut. i . Premluma on i . s. twad Bonds, ae luritiea ete i - Banking bouae, furnftura aml Bxtttrea. ..i Otber r,-ai eatate ow__d. il B10 00 Due l'roin naiion.il banka (not reserve BgOBta DttS frolil state aml privn.. bankera, tru-.*. companiea aml aavinffa banks. Due from approved reai rved agents. '.l.ooi h) Cbecks and other eaab Itema S,?6_ u Bxchanire for olearing house.. . Notc oi other iiutiiinsl iianUs. 1,645 oo Pr-etlo_?I paper eurreoej. niokela and cents.".. li.i 18 I.wxn i. Mom:v KKM.KVK IN lfv\K. \l/. Speeie. 336,44! 19 Legal-tender notea. 9,400 i?? ? -II 70 lteJeinpiiou I'tm.l wilh l . S. Treaaurer (6 per eent ofelr eulalion. 3,70000 ToUl. I.IAUIU rzBi Capital rteck paid i".*!?'?? ? Surplus luii.l. :'.' Cudlvided protlts l.sa axpea md texaa i-ld. VSfM U National bank notes outstam.l Ing. i.vTnO _o Due io other n.itionul bank-.. 6,467 M Due lo state and private banks and b-nkara. l_,7W ii Due lo Trusl < 'ompanJea and Savings Banka. ;' ' I 16 Dividonda unpald. I'jiw [ndividual dapoa its aubject to ol.k. -is". I ? Demand certld uf deposit 3,419 28 Time eerti-caicB ofdeposli. 11,2*1 Certided eheoka ls 7."> Cashier's oheeka oulstanding. - ,jo_,en tr i nttedStatea ?!ei>r>sii*. 14*0 06 Total. *76/.,713 21 Rtate of Virginia, ?'iiv of Alexandria, -- 1, T. t'. rbnlth, rashl -i of the al >.m named bank, do aoieinnlj wear that the sbove statement i- inie lo tbe bentef mv knowledge aml liolief T c KMITII Oashli r. Bubseribed and aworn to before inetbta liiii ilarofXov., . ii lt. IM KKK, S'oterj P.ilile. Mjr eoiniuisaiou cxplrea Fobrusry lo, l ui.* ? (orrcct \ <. i;. \i. i A M \::-.UAU , \V. A v.i. ... P. . (loauax, W. _ Baia; > VM i. Dl.-.uUl.l M, i ... M..M . Directora |No. 661.] Iv?P0RT 0C THE CONDITION .*r nan First National Bank AT Ai i v A l. :' .. \ \ At the ?io>.- ofbu '- N..v. 10 I KI-.\ M RI I 1.. enaand dl icounl ... 9rT,'W M 0\ erdraftS, accured ?n_ un urcd. i a Bond to i ? ure ? Iri u liiion. 100 ? i - ;. . I Uoud eU. .7,091 :-l i: i liture, and fixlure " ?' SN '?' Due ii.iui National ilanks . not resen ? I&J0I3 ~l i ...i from State and l'i ? Uaak and Bauki n, Trust Companies, and bavlngs ltlllk-:. II'.JI 'I Due from approved reai i ^ a;.. BU.... . Cheeks snd otber iti-in i.'.. Notes of otber national banka. Fractional paper currem j nickela un.l > entt. 364 tl Law i i;. Monbi K-S-B*. a r, Bank, viz : .IKWi MI ?cmh-r ii-tes. 11 ?'.).". 00 . Redcmptli n fUnd *. Ith I tn .i-iii. i . per <?? nt of eirculatlon. Toul . 81 - i.i \iui.i QEA Capital atoek paid in. lm.uoo 00 Surplus t.i...l . 160,6 i aaivldod proflts, leaa pensei and taxes paid..... i National b.ink notes out itanding. 99JM. 00 Du ? t.. ..ttier N tiioiial Banks. 39,433 I. Duo to Stato and I'rlvstu Banka aad Bankera. I " aa Due io 1'itist < ompaaiea aad Sarings Banka. 13 .11 H Due to approved Researe A:'.-lits. IJOI 71 Deiiv iiluai depoaita aubjeet toebeek. :?>i:i.. __ Demand eertiBcates oi poaii. 1.227 st ?riil eatesol depoait Certided ehockfl. i - " ?nti iag. 13 ts - 21 i.lnirsin;,' . 271 1. . Interest. H8 74 LlatMi.tli - other than tl ?.!??- . Total.II.** < it v <,r Aloxantln t ?.-,: l, Qe-j l w rfiel ? t i.i tbe abovfl named bank, doaolemnlj tiial ths .o,,'..- itatemi at is true l. --i l -i- . Icoowi ' :? l. ). E- WARFl . ior. eribed ii.il sworn to ? !.? v ol Nov . 1 'lf. ti K BbRKF Nomrj Pul I Mv ooiumUsion expircs r.-bnurv 10, I ??! * '. .i . WaI ?' . : e.V. M. i ? :- I ? i..H, il ... H u it, Jli I'ii. ? ???--? - - ? *ew \or* Maek Market. N>w York. Nov. 1"< - J l.esto^k in o|?ened with a display of vigoroii* strength, advan.e- <-\ more ilmn on* polnt being reeorJeil ln oll tho leading is*ucs. Home reeeseioas wero aoted i i the early trading ,bal the wnc eo '*<:, ,1 strong. Iteasenrrent report on the t baakfag intercsts of lilgher e liberal buyen and mostof thi Bhowa aaaattrinuted to this wella- to large uuyinf by \j The jrcncral list hold i-tron; pirt of the foreuoon. Th toward a rlae was laflueneed day by a denaoastretioa ? Northern uud Northern ' on the suiteuienut <>f pros n < >ctobtl for o n-ftt Worthei .-w on thr?? I'snoe eheckwl t -n ocks. Where tofii:d the G' jOLD bSAL puro [um boof Oi" (tor* J. A. Marsl ?, 4M K:ng strcot.