?SEASIDE BOYS :
LOST THE GAME
Boyer's Coits Were Too Much for
GINGER THflOUGHOUT THE GAME
Hooker Pitched atlood Game for thc
D;,i;als and Hiffbio PJajcd
Well for the Newport News
Richmond. 10; Newport News, 4.
Hampton, S; Portsmouth, 3.
Korfolk, 15; Petersburg. 7.
Standiiis of the Clnbs.
W. L. P. C.
Richmond .?. S 1 .SSS
Hampton . "' x -8'?
Norfolk . 6 2 ??
Portsmouth. 3 6 --Kl
petersburg . 1 s -U1
Newport News . 1 8 .111
Where They I'lay To-I>ay.
Newport News at Richmond.
Portsmouth at Hampton.
Petersburg at. Norfolk.
Richmond, lO; Newport News, 4.
There was some ginger in the game yes?
terday between the Colts and the New?
port News team, and for three innings it
looked as though the vlsitors would win.
The Colts. however. scttled down in the
fourth inning and got a lead which they
inrreased as the game proceeded, until tae
visitors were left far behind.
The game was not one of brilliant plays,
but it was interesting. The vlsitors fought
bra\-ely for victory, and took defeat hard.
even going so far as to argue with ihe
umpire upon several occasions.
Hooker pitched in good shape for the
Coits. and Bigbie, another young Rich?
mond player, did good work for the vlsit?
ors. The Colts' hitting was above the
average, Hoolcer being the only man that
failed to connect safely.
There Is some good material in the New?
port News aggregation. and the individual
playcrs go at the game with vim. They
are llable to win out to-day lf they con
tinue to hold the ginger they started out
?with. Both tcams showed some enterpris
Ing base-running. reckless at times, but
still e.niertaining for the crowd.
The game as piven by the State Beague
clubs is QUite as interesting and^exciting
as that given by any league that has ever
plajvd here. It may not be as fast. but
the clubs are as close together as ln any
league, and that is rfS that is necessary
to keep up the interest of the game.
This afiernoon a close game is expected.
Newport News declaring that they will
The detailed score of yesterday's game.
AB. R. H. O. A'. E.
Kaln. r. f.5 12 0 0 1
Foster. 1. f.4 112 0 0
Tannehlll, 3d b.5 1 0 0 5 1
Drauby. lst b.5 118 0 0
GilUgan. c f.5 12 5 0 0
Stouch, 2d b.3 2 10 3 0
Berte, s. s. .3 1113 0
Summers. c.5 2 3 6 10
Hooker, p.5 0 10 0 0
Totals .40 10 12 27 12 2
AB. R. H. O. A. E.
Weaver. c. f.4 12 2 0 1
Rapp. 3d b.4 0 0 110
Gates. c. .3 0 0 C 0 0
Trost, c.2 0 0 0 10
Culver, lst' b.4 0 0 5 0 0
Bigbie. 1, f. & 2d b.3 12 2 0 3
Curtis, r. f.3 0 0 5 0 0
Carney, s. s.4 1 1 0 2 1
Rabbitt. 2d b. & 1. f.4 0 0 5 0 0
O'Brien, p.3 110 2 0
Totals .34 4 6 *2C G 3
?Kaln out?hit by batted ball.
Score by innings: R.
Richmond .?...l 0 0 4 3 0 0 2 0?10
Newport News .0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1?4
Summary: Two-base liits?Stouch.
O'Brien. Three-base hits?Berte. Weaver.
Snerific* hits?Berte. Rapp. Stolen bases?
Kaln, Gilllgan, Stouch 7j2),,S_ummers. Wea?
ver. irpble (21. Rabbitt. Base on balls?Off
Hooker. 2: off O'Brion, G. Hit by pitched
ball?Bigbie. StrttcU out?By Hooker. 5: by
O'Brien. 6. Wild pTf.Ti-tO'Brien. Time of
game?2 hours. Umpire?Mr. Craig.
Hiimptoii, K; Portsmouth, 3.
NEWPORT NEWS. VA., May lO.-Spe
rlal.?-Hampton took the first of the Ports?
mouth series to-day by a score of 8 to 3.
Bennard pitched a good game for the
visltors up to the seventh. when the locals
fell on him and batted out six runs. In a
wrangle about this time Beonard was re
tirerl from the game by the umpire and
Beitch replaced him. but was little im
provement. Martln did good work for
Hampton all through. Durret's two-bag
per in the seventh brought in three runs,
and was a feature. Score:
AB. R. H. O. A. E.
Gilligan, s. s.4 2 12 4 0
Durrett. 1. f.5 2 13 0 0
Mullar.ey, lst b.5 1 2 12 0 1
Chandler, c.5 0 1 2 0 0
Ashenback. c. f.4 0 0 0 0 1
Deisel, 3d b.3 12 12 0
Allen, r. f.4 0 12 0 0
Hempleman, 2d b.3 12 5 10
Martin, p.2 110 5 0
Totals .3i S 11 27 13 2
AB. R. H. O. A. E.
Kohnle. r. f.2 12 10 0
Longley. 1. f.5 0 110 1
Murray. c. f.4 0 110 0
Kimmer. 3d b.4 0 0 0 5 1
Myers. lst b.3 0 18 0 0
Clark. 2d b.4 0 0 3 2 1
Bammert. s. s.4 112 4 1
BuFkey. c. . 4 118 0 1
Beonard. p.2 0 0 0 2 0
Bultische. p.1 n i o o 0
Totals .33 3 8 24 13 5
Sroro by Innings:
Ilampt'in .00000 0 62*?8
Portsmouth .0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0?3
Summary: Earned runs?Hampton. 2:
Portsmouth. 1. Two-base hits?Durreit.
Mullaney. Chandler. Sacrifice hits?Beo?
nard. Chandler. Stolen bases?Gilligan.
Mvers. Durrett. Mullaney. Double plays?
Gillijran to Hempleman; Bammert to Mv?
ers: Bammert to Clnrk to Mvers: Heznple
?man to Mullaney. Hit bv nitched bill?Al?
len. Strnrk out?By Deonard. 4: by Mar
flr 1. r>->cc-?,i bnl>?B'"Aev. 1. Bases on
?pnPc?<^fr ^arttn 7: <-fr U?or.->rrt. r.; off
7 -,-i.--che. 2. l-eft on bisp--Mullanev' (31.
0'":cran. T onn'.v. Clarke f2>. Ashenback.
Murray CS). nempleman (2). Martin (2).
T?*,c"l. Kohnle. APen, Bammert. Chandter.
j.-!??!-? }iC_ ?>? r-' ~->-.~?.i hour and 45
minutes. Vmplrc? Mr. MeNam^ra.
THE VARSITY WINS.
Defeated Itonnoke Collese by Score of
CHART>OTTESA*rLBE, VA.. May 10.?
fipee5&l.--The ITnlversity of Virgin'a de
f#a?*i 'Roanoke College fcere th'* ftfttr
tiasr. $J 1" ? in * li?th>*? ts*me The C-V
itfiaaf <5J<! ar?; ~? a* far ?? t':irc b\s? until
4he sixth innlngr. *hfi a base r>n ballf
,?n3 a wild throw to first by.Mailory ?1
'4owed them ?th+'.r on'y r*?*>* rt"pia*n
fNalle ?.r*. ?P?"j ifi'f "-- bes' '? " " -- f.ir Vir
igrinia. and Sammtrss"' ?tote bases at will.
Oiaiij at ?gcutii aad Lteugiierg, at first.
put up the best flelding game for the- visJ
Virginia** next game will be played there;
on Saturday -with the Uruversity of Mary
Plavers. R H. O. A. E.
Walker. .%.2 3 14 2
Nalle. c. 4 3 10 3 1
SummcrsgiU. 1. f.4 0 10 1
Mil. 3b.2 2 10 0 0
Downing. r. f.0 10 0 0
Mallory, 2b.2 15 2 2
Stearns. s. s..-. 2 10 2 0
tPinkerton. p.-.0 0 0 10
Cracraft, c. f.1 2 0 0 1
Totals.17 11 27 32 7
Players. R. H. O. A. E.
Stevcnson. r. f. 0 0 0 0 0
Smith. 3b. 3 0 12 2
Reissinger, c.0 0 4 0 1
Fox. s. s.0 2 0 4 2
?Bear, 1. f. 0 0 3 0 0
iHall. 2b.0 1-340
Case. "p...i .0 0 0 3 3
Daughters. 3b.0 0 35 0 3
Hcckel, c. f. 1 2 1 1 0
Totals,.2 5 27 14 !)
Score by innings: R.
Virginia.2 3 0 0 5 5 0 0 2?17 j
Roanokc.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0? 2 i
Summary: Two-base hits?Nalie. Hall.
?Base on balls?Off "Pinkerton. 2: off Case,
6. Struck out?By Pinkerton. 7: by Case,
4. Hit by pi:cher?Downing. Balk?Fir.ker
ton. Sacrifice hit??Rea. Pinkertoti. Case.
Stolen bases?Nalle (2). Sunrmersgiil (3),
Rea, Mallory'. Stearns. Hall. Doubie
plays?Walker to Mallory to Rea: Mal?
lory to Rea. Passc.l balls?Nalle, 3; .Reis?
singer, 3. Umpire?Wiils.
Pittsburg Won I'l-om Chicago in a
? Pittsburg. 5; Chicago. 1.
Staudiiiii of ilie Cliilis.
Won. Lost. P.C.
Philadelphia.31 5 6SS
Cincinnati . S 6 600
Brooklyn .9 7 563
St. Louis . 8 S 5.0
Pittsburg.S 1) 471
Chicago.S 30 441
New York.6 9 400
Boston . a 10 333
AVhere TJiev Play To-Day.
Philadelphia at Cincinnati.
t Boston at Pittsburg.
Pittsburg, 5; Chicago, 4.
PITTSBURG. May 30.?Tne only feature
in the game to-day was Eyerett's dumb
play in the seventh. Ritchoy dumped the
ball almost to first base and stopped run?
ning. Instead of touching the bag. livei ett
rried to catch Beaumont at rhird. 3^ater
Bcaumont scored the winning run on Tan
nehill's long liy. Attendance, 2.500.
Score by innings: R-H..E.
Pittsburg.0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 x?5 11 3
Chicago.000210100-1 n 1
BaUeries?Tannehiil and Zimmer; Taylor
and Chance. Umpire?Swartwood. Time,
Detroit, 3: Kansas City, 2.
Cleveland. 12; Mllwaukee, 5.
Buffalo, 2; Minneapolis. 4.
At Richmond College?Kecords Will
I5e Ilrokeu?Tlie l'msraiiime,
The field day spbrts and' contests will
take place at Richmond Col'ege to-day.
The class-room work will be abandoncd
and tlie day given over cntirely to the
athletic events, for which the boys have
been in training for the last month.
Records will be smashed to-day. More
interest has been taken in the occaslon
-this year than ever before. A programr.--*
has "been arranged which will take the
day. one event beginning whtre the other
The officers of the day will be Messrs.
Allan D. Jones, chief marshal; J. J.
Hunt, clerk of the course: and T. R. San
ford, announcer. The judges have not
Miss Emily Fletcher will be sponsor,
and her maids of honor will be Misses
Olivia Helms and Julia Brown.
The following is a list of events and
entries, with the prizes ofl'ered for the
Tennis (singles)?l^irst prize, medal. by
C. H. 3'hlllips; second prize, racket, by
Harris, Flippen 4c Co.
Tennis (doubles)?One dozen photos, by
Homeier & Clark, and one dozen by Car
Gymnasium Drill?First prize, medal,
given by Mr. B. F. Joanson: second prize,
medal, "eiven by Dr. C. H. Ryland.
Three-Leg Race?Two coples of "The
Spider," by Annuai Association.
Hundred-Yard Dash?First prize, medal.
given by Professor E. M. Long: second
prize, fountain pen, E. Waller.
Standing Broad Jump?Morris chair, by
Meyer & Sons.
Throwing Base-Ball?Fountain pen, given
by Hunter & Co.
One-Balf Mile Rnn?Rocking chair, given
by Sydnor & Hundley.
Hump-Back Kace?Two subscrlptions to
"The Messenger." by busipess manager.
High Jump?Golf trousers, given by the
High Kiek?One box cigars, given by
Hurdle Race?First prize, sweater, by O.
Running Broad Jump?First prize.
sweater. given by Tignor & Sons; second
prize. gold scarf-pin, given by Jahnke.
Apple-Eating Gontest? Fountain pen,
by E. Waddey & Co.
Basket Ball?One gallon of ice-crcam,
given by William Itheinheimer & Sons.
One-Quarter Mile Run?Visiting cards
and plate. given by Bell Book and Station
Obstacle Race?Pair shoes. by C. J. Shu
Pole Vault?First prize, smokmg jacket,
given by Burk & Co.; second prize, one
pair cuff buttons. given by Lumsden & Co.
Putting Shot?Umbrella, given by L. ;
Mile Run?First prize. medal, given by
Buchanan & Son; second prize. shoes, giv?
en by Taylor & Brown.
Consolation Race?One gallon ice-cream,
by William C. Schmidt.
There are twenty-one events ln all. for
which 503 entries have been filed with
M. J. Harry Rew, who has this matter
in charge. * The following schedule of
events. with time they will take place
and the number of .entries for each, has
9-10?Tennis; 27 entries.
10-30:15?Gymnasium drill; 27 entries.
30:35-3O:3O-^-Three-legged race; 27 entries.
10:30-10:45?Throwing base-ball; 26 entries.
10:15-11:05?Standing broad jump; 27 en?
11:05-31:20?One-hundred-yard dash; 25
11:20-11:35?Half-mile run; 25 entries.
31:35-11:50?Hump-back race; 26 entries.
33:50-12:30?Hich jump; 27 entries.
12:30-32:25?High kick: 26 entries.
12:25-12:45?Hurdle race: 25 entries,
12:45-1:10?Running broad jump; 26 en?
1:10-1:30?ADple-eatlng contest; 28 entries.
Recess to 3:39.
4-4:15?Qunrter of mile run; 25 entries.
$i15-4:30?Obstacle race; '26 entries.
4.'30-5?Pole vault; 25 entries.
6-5:00?Putting shot; 25 entries. j
5:20 5:35?Mile run; 25 entries.
f.:35-n?Consolation race; 27 entrtee. -
C?Dt "iverv of prize1?.
I?.?frin-!ed fov MeKlnley. *
DES MOIXES, IOWA. May 10.-The
Iowa Republlcan Convention to-day
adopted a platform instructing delegates
for McKinley. endorslng his admlnistra
uon. and recommendlng a proper control
of such trusts and combinations as are
deemed inimical to the' Interests ?X the
puMlc eeneralix, j_
Commencement Exercises of Medical
College of Virginia,
DR. C, A- L. R'EED'S ADDRESS
Several of the l'oaiis Graduates Re
ceive Good Appointnients to Hos
pitals?Banquet Tcnderetl Grad
uatiiig Class at thc Jefferson.
Thc coinmer.cement exercises of the six
ty-third session of the Medical College of
Virginia were held at the Academy of
Music last night. The building was crowd
ed with friends and acquaintances of the
young men of the graduating class. The
stage was beautii'ully decorated with
palms, carnations and roses.
The exercises were opened with prayer
by Rev. Dr. J. B. Hawthorne, followed
by an address by Dr. Christbpher Tomp- |
klhs. Dr. Tompkins made a most interest?
ing talk on the work of' the college and
asserted that it was now in a satislactory
and prosperous condition.
Dr. J. li. McCaw made an address con
cerhlhg ihe working ot the Board of Visi
tors. He thought tnaf the resolution pass
ed by the Board relative to a four years"
course in medicine deserved special men
Dr. Tompkins. after a few femarks, pre
scntcd th.- d p.omas 10 the giadua-.ins class,
THOSE WHO RECEIVED DIPLOMAS.
The fdllowirig is a list of those- wno re?
Graduaces in Medicine?M. B. Anderson,
J. C. Blanton, Virginia; Michael Block,
New York; R. S. Bosher, Jr.. A. E. Bucn
anan, S. A. Draper. J. N. De Shazo, Vir?
ginia; E. M. Easley. West Virginia; F. J.
Eiseman, \V. 1". Feiguson. E. L. W. Ferry,
C. O. Fontaine, W. A. Gills, J. C. Gregory,
Jr., Virginia; J..C Greene. North Carolina:
J. H. Hagy. E. T. Hargrave, John E.
Harris, James O. Hart. B. B. Hume, Vir?
ginia; H. H. Hunter, North Carolina; W.
L. Hunter, West Virginia: E. B. Lawrence,
W. K. McCoy, Virginia; R. T. McN.alr,
North Carolina: Albert Pilkington. Eng
land; J. J. Purdy, Virginia; F. S. Quincy,
New Jersey: J. F. Ragland, Jr., W. S.
Shepherd. D. S. Solliday, George II.
Sparks. Thomas F. Staley. E. H. TerfeH.
J. E. Tilman, H. B. Tutwller, Z. B.
Weaver. Virginia: R- M. West, Xorth Car?
olina; C. A. 'White. Pennsylvar.ia, and
John E. White, Virginia.
Graduates in Dentistry? H. D. Atkinson,
C. L. DeVaney, S. F. Hart. E. W. Shack
eiford and W. M. Smith. "Virginia.
Graduates in Pharmacy?M. M. Sauls,
North Carolina. and B. T. Wrlghty~y*ir
The graduates in medicine were ap
pointed as follows: Drs. M. C. Ander?
son and J. N. De Shazo, Old Dominion
Hospital; Dr. R. T. McNair.; Retreat for
the Sick; Dr. J. E. Harris, $t. Vincent's
Hospital, Norfolk: IDr. ET .11. Terrell,
Protestant Hospital, Norfolk; Drs. J.. C.
Gregory. Jr.. and Thomas F. Stately.
United States Marine Hospital, Boston;
Dr. W. A. Gills, resident physician at
City Almshouse, Riehmorid.
DR. REED'S ADDRESS.
The address before the graduating clas.s
was delivered by Dr. Charles A. B. Reed,
of Cincinnati. O. His remarks were well
received and frequently punctured with ap
plause. Dr. Reed spoke, in part, as fol?
"One of the fhoughts that ccme to me
unbidden on such an occasion as this is.
what Would be the condition of society if
there were no such exercises as these?
What, lndeed, let me ask. wculd be the
condition of society, if there were no medi?
cal professiofi? If we do not consider the
whole state of society, still what under
such clrcumstances would be the condition
of the healing art? How may we answer
this question? It is obvious'y unfair to
take the crude notions of inferior races as
criteria; it is, howc-ver, perfectly proper
to take those primitlve notions of medicine
as they exist in the. minds of primitive
representatives of superior peoples?I now
alitide to those poeple of whatever grade?
whose intellects are not illumed with the
intelligence which constantly radiates from
the medical profession. Their crude con
ceptions, comprising what is property desig
nated as 'folk medicine.' have been collated,
By the light of that research,
I am enable to give you some
idea of what would eomprise medical teach
ing, if it were not for the medical profes?
sion. Bet us Imagine that T am your pro
fessor?your Professor of Folk Medicine?
and that you are my students. I am about
to leetiire to you and I begin thus: Re
member. now, there is no medical science
as we to-day understand it. but I have
gathered together the knowledge of the
world on diseases and their cures, and I
am giving you the first installment of that
wisdom. Well. remembering this we begin.
CAUSES OF DISEASE.
"You have assembled to-day to learn how
to keep away diseases and how to cure
them. But before we can do this we must
(ind out what causes them. To begin with,
as everybody knows there are spirits?and
among spirits there ls a great splrlt that
is above all other spirits. We are born and
we die by the grace of the Great Spirit,
for he not only glveth, but he takelh away.
All diseases are efforts at death. and hence
are caused by the spirits. When diseases
don't kill us ifs because the spirits want
to punish or persecute us. Now. when a
person dies. his spirit goes to the spirit
world and becomes powerful, more power
ful than it ever was in the flesh. Now,
that we understand spirits, you will see at
a giance that diseases must be caused?are
caused in one of three particular ways, viz:
"First. By the anger of an offended spir?
it that has been liberated front its earthy
"Second. By the displeasure of powerful
spirits that always have. belonged to ihe
"Third. By the enmity of a spirit, yet
ablding in human form, but which has
acquired superhuman power by organ
izing a trust under the presid'ency of the
devil (keep your eye on the devil, he is
an important faetor in our philosophy?
ln fact, we couldn't make it hang to
gether without him).
WORK OF SPRITS.
"Now, spirits, whether gods of high or
low degree, or those of men by death
set free. 'move in a mysterious way their
wonders to perform.*" Having all power
they can do all thlngs. They speak and
work often by entering into and assuming
the form of stones, trees, bushes; they
speak in the rustling of the wlnd and
in the babbMng of the brook: they may
take the form of chirping birds or of
lowing kine, but they much prefer to
operate through the instrurr.entality of
warloeks, wames and witches, wisacres
and wizards, sorcerers and soothsayers,
magiclans and rnagnetizers. They are
especially effectlve if they can borrow
the wrinkled visage of some old crone,
although they often work sad havoe by
assuming the -form of a lovely miss?
an axiom which,ls not restricted to the
annals of folk-medlelne.
*'>Now, ladies and gentlemen of the
class, having settled the question of the
Because purely Tegetable--yet thor
onsh, pxompt, healthful, satisfactory
Give the boy clothes in which he will take pride. It's ecoaomy?heTl
ake all the better eare of them.;. . >
Have you seen our new spring sailor and Regatta suits i Jast enough
-hano-e and improvement to make the last season s suit look last season's.
ifpays to trade here. You know you get the newest and latest things
ind we defy PRICE competition.
Cutethingsfor playful boys?"Brownies"?19c
The "Regatta" Suit is a new creation of the season?very dressy.
causation of diseases, it only remains
for me on this introductory lecture to j
speak of the general prlnciples of cure.
Remember. 'ris but plain logic tnau to j
cure a disease we must have power to j
inffuence or circumvent the spirtt uiat f
causes it. Now. one of the easiest ways j
out of the dilemma is to fool Mr bpmt
bv giving the disease away, transtcrnn0
it to some'object ahimate or lnammate. i
Let me illustrate: -.A Scotchman goes to (
the cross roads. lifts up.a stone. .rubs
his warts upon it and replaces it, saymg.
*''A'm ane, the. warts twa, j
The first ane it came bv
Tacks the warts awa." |
"Ar.d the first poorchap that happens .
to pick up that "stone gets the warts.
A goutv old Gcrman goes on thrcc suc
cessive days to a fir-tree and says:
?Tannenbaum ich klage dir ? die glcht |
plagh mich schier,' after which the tree j
Withers and the gbiit Is cured. So emi- |
nent an authority as Pierius advises that
a patient mav transfer his disease to an
ass by sitting on the animal with his
face to the tail (of course, this is cruel
worse than viviscction. and I commend lt
to the solemn attention of the Hiunane
METHODS OF HEALING.
"As we progress in the treatment of
particular diseases. we shall discover
many pewerful agencies for overcaming
our spiritual tormentcrs. We may es
eape them by goin'g through the form
of a new birth. We may placate them
by offering sacrifiees. or we may invoke
the power and protection of our Lord,
to say nothing of the saiivts. both male
and female. We may frighten away the
evil spirits by the terror of the grave,
by the charm of color, by the magic of
numbers.' We have at our disposal the
powerful agency of the sun, moon and
other planets. Herbs and roots and
salves and teas will cure if but properly
prepared by charmed hands. Animals
have strange powers to cure. as is well
known to every Scotch lassie who has
cured her stye by rubbing it with the
tom cat's tail. Then. too, there are
among men those of peculiar power.
"Now, let me drop my character as
prbfessor of folk-medicine and resume
that of your orator. at least long_enbugh
to assure you that what I have just
said' must in the light of careful and
schblarly research by members of the"
Folk Lore Society, ftotably, Mr. William
George Balck.- be a*ccepted as a reason
ab-e syllabus of what an introductory
lecture on meiricine would be, were the
medical science' of to-day unknown. I
fear, however. that I hav^ not made
myself sufficiently clear. What I have
said has been too much in the nature
of glittering genoraiities. Permit me to
pass from the absti-act to the concrete.
The -class will again corae to order while
T resume my ?ins'ructions by taking
up some diseases in the treatment of
which will be illustrated some of the
general prlnciples which I have enunci
"I shall lecture on the cause, preven
tion and cure of a very painful and a
very prevalent disease?toothache. You
all appreciate its Importanee. Shakes
peare tel's us in Cymbelene that 'he that
sleeps feels not the toothache,' but he
falis to tell us how anybody can sleep
who has it. He -comes nearer the truth
in 'Much Ado About Nothing,' when he
" 'There never yet was philosopher
That could endure the toothiache pa
"By which he would' have us conclude,
I infer, that he who mnkes ado about
toothache. makes ado abo>* something.
'?Burns with an accuracy of knowledge
that suggested personal experience ob
" 'When fevers burn, or ague freezes,
Rheumatics gnaw, or cho'.ic squeezes,
Our neighbors sympathy may ease us.
We pitying moan;
But thee, thou hell o' a' diseases,
Ay, mocks our grbanl"
"It was my intention to discuss the treat?
ment of a few other diseases, ,but I dis?
cover t'hat to do so takes more time than
is at my disposal. I had accupamulated
careful notes on the treatment of, for ex
ample, whooping cough. This is a disease
which calls for dlverse remedies: Wrap a
spider in a plece of muslin, pin it to the
mantelpiece; when the spider dies the dis?
ease wlll be well. Dig a hole in the mead
ow, cutting away the sod in a single piece;
into this hole place the afflicted child In a
stooping posture and cover it up for a few
minutes with the.piece of sod; as soon as
the child is heard to cough it is removed,
when the cough is surely cured. Pass the
child over and under a donkey three times,
or In a bad case, thrice, three times; or,
nine stones shall be taken from a stream
of running water, heat.them red hot, drop
them into a quart of water from the same
stream, bottle it up and give some of it to
the patient for each of nine mornings. Or
tie nine knots In a string and hang it
around the patlent's neck: or follow any
advice that may be given by a man riding
a piebald horse. Or have the child eat
some currant cake from the hands of a
woman who has married without changing
her name; or better still, from a woman.
who, after having been a widow, has re
gained her maiden name by a second mar
riage. If currant cake is thought unwhole.
some, or if you can't find a person of the
above descrlption from whom to receive it,
just let it go, but give the little victim
a diet of fried mice prepared by just 'any
old body.' Theje are numerous other val
uable. remedies, but these are chiefly to be
CURE FOR RHEUMATISM.
"I can't let this audience?I bsg pardon?
I mean my class, separate without jjiving
some timely advice as to how to cure
rheumatism: Take frog's spawn. put it in
a crock. cover it with slate, bury the
crock for three months in the garden, then
take it up and rub t'he pains. or I should
say the parts in which the pains are lo
cated, with what you find in the crock (I
am informed thac in consequence of the
abundance of frogs, this cure is in general
use and ls highly esteemed in Tonawanda).
Beg or steal a chestnut. but don't buy or
permit anybody to give you one?and this ls
no chestnut. Keep a pet sr.ake?from
which, as a rule. no dahger need be appre
hended, as rheumatic patients are liab'e to
have taken abundant liquld precautions
against snake bites. If, however, there is
any delicacy on the subject?particulariy
01 the part o? the ladies?the same object
may be attained by wearlng a snake skin
around the neck, or, as is done ia New
Bngland, take the old cat to bed with
"It is usual on such occasions as this to
follow elther one of two courses: Depress
you with a pesslmlstlc outlook. or beguile
you to a sense of false securlty, by holding
up to your expectant -vision a promised
land, if not flowing wttiV^milk and honey/
yet yleldlnis a harvoBt of splendlrl corn and
rich, yellow pumpkins. I nsither admonlsh
you by words of disparagement, nor stimu.
late you by unreasonlng. panegyrle. You
are comlng Into a noble and honored pro
fesslon, you are living In a rich and an en
lightened country; you are the members
of an advanced and prbgresslver society,
and you are the expohertts- of a.'civiliza
tJoa jrbJch>.more distiaca^--ih?a aux otfier
one is spreading its benefactions to all |
peo'ples of all lands.
A GREAT HERITAGE. j
"You to-nlght come into the possession i
of a great nerltage. It rests with vou j
whether you shall make .much or little Oj
either yourselves. or your bppbrfunlty. I
oniy ask you to remember a few things.
"What man has done, man may do. Begin
nia'g where men have left off, other men
nav do more. Study yourself carefully -
atid' learn not only to know, but to know
that you knowj and to know what you
know, and to know what you don't know.
"Practice a severe introspection, and
where vou find a defect. correct it: but
wherever you find a virtue practice it,
wherever you find a. power exercise it.
"Within these limitations be strong, ba
firm. be self-assertive; and, with a due
regard for the rigius of other people. be.
"A truth known by you is just as much
a truth as is the same truth known by any
bodv else. .
??Hold these facts In your mind, cherisn
them deeply. study the masters, cultivate
dcep in your soul the spirit of your pro
fession. Be true to yourselves and you
will never be false to anybody."
BANQUET AT JEFFERSON.
After the benediction by Rev. Dr.
Hawthorne the graduating class and the
students of the college, together with
their friends, as well as the friends of
thc members of the fa'culty, repaired to
the Jefferson. where an elaborate and' en
jovab e banquet was served. There were
over two hundred at the banquet tabies
who were served with- the courses.
DV. J. B. McCaw introduced the toast
masters and speakers, who were as
Mr. Beverly T. Crump. who spoke in
behalf of the Board of Vlsitors of the
' Dr. Robert T. Wiiliams, whose subject
was the "Faculty."
Dr. Daniel J. Coleman, who spoke on
!' the "Alumni."
Dr. John E. Harris, whose subject was
; tiie "Graduating Class."
Hon. A. J. 'Montague, who spoke of
I the "Doctor and the State."
[ Dr. B. -S. McGuire. who had for his
J subiect "Medical Education in the
Dr. William W. Potter. of Buffalo. N.
Y., who spoke on the "Surgeon in War."
The banquet lasted until early this
morning. ' _..!,.
IN GOOD CONDITION.
Mcetinjis Held at the Medical CoIIeffe
(The annual meeting of the Alumni
Association of the Medical Col?
lege of Virginia was held yesterday morn?
ing at 11 o'Slock in the Iecture-room of the
college. Dr. W. E. Anderson, of Farm
ville, president of the association. was
u-nable to be presc-nt and the meeting was
presiSed over by Dr. D. A. Kuyk, the
secretary, and Dr. F. H. Beadles, the
pr. W. S. Beazley. of this city, the
'orator for this year, made a splendid
address, taking as his subject "Medical
?Advance." The speeeh was a must in?
teresting one and was well received.
"Cerebro-Spinal MeningUis" was the
subject of discussion, with Dr. S. B.
?Bariiam, of Surry. as leader. Dr. Bar
ham was detained because "of illne'ss,
andi the paper was read by Dr. D..A:
Kuyk, the secretary. Then followed a
igeneral discussion of the sabject by Drs.
Bevy, Garcin, Baker and 'Wiliiams. and
?Three members of the College faculty
have been appointed to solicit students
for the coming session and help promote
the intercsts of the college.
There was a meeting ot the Board o^
"Vlsitors of the College at 1 o'clock, at
?which the fodowing gentlemen were
?present: Dr. J. -B. McCaw, president;
Dr. Daniel W. Eassiter, Petersburg;
Rev. 'Dr. J. J. La'fferty, Messrs. J. &?
Purcell, W. R. IMeredith, John S. Har
.wood. Beverly <T. Crump. of Richmond;
D'r. R. C. Moore. Wytheville; Messrs.
George B. H-arrlson, Boyee, Va.: W. W.
Douglass, Richmond county; H. AI. .Nash,
Norfolk; J. D. Pendleton. Scottsville;
T. H. Rarnes, Nansemond; T. F.
,'Matthews, Manchester; J. H. Bonney,
Fredericksburg; P. Thornton Marye,
Ovewport News; Joe Cronford, Yale, Va.;
?and F. W. Bewis, Eancaster. Va.
The members of the board expressed
themselves as greatly pleased at the ex?
ceilent condition of the college, the at
?tendrance upon the session having been
the largest ln the history of the schc-oi.
An elegant lunehe.on was tendered the
iBoard of Visltors by the faculty at 1
?o'clock. aitec which an executive session
ASHBAND, VA., May 10.?Special.?
Randolph-Macon won in a walk this after?
noon in a game.of ball with Fredericks
burg College?score, IS to 1. The game
was tiresome and uninteresting. The fol
lowing score by innings tells a long story
in a few words:- R. II. E.
R. M. C.27 250110*-18 22 -4
F. C.100000000?1 2 12
Randolph-Macon having won the cham
pionship of the Eastern Intereollegiate
Beague, will play the University of Vir?
ginia on the grounds of the latter on Mon
day for the State championship.
For the benefit of those interested in the
Corbett-Jeffries fight, which ;takes place at
Coney lsland to-night, Manager Beath has
had the Academy connected by direct wire
with the ring side, and a full description
of the battle will be given as fought.
Every blow and point will be fully de
scribed the momenfit is made. Thr. ught
is scheduied to take place at 9 o'clock,
and a large crowd is expected at the
* Academy to watch the moves of the two
j Itaeinjr at Morris Park.
. NEW YORK, May 10.?The Harlem sell
: ing stakes and the Crotona high-welght
? handicap were the features of an attrac
! tive card at Morris Park to-day. Kinni
1 kinnic won the former by a neck from
| First Whip. and Dan Riee, who had made
1 the running; third. five lengths away. Mark
; Cbe-ek. at T to 1, took the Crotona In easy
First race?six furlongs?Contestor (7 to
5) first. Magniflcent (2 to 1 and 7 to 10) sec?
ond, Withere (S to 1) third. Time, 1:15.
Second race?Harlem stakes, one mile,
selling?Kinnikinnic (9. to 10) first, First
Whip (4 to 5 and 6 to 5) second, Dan Rice
(12 to 1) third. Time, 1:43 3-4.
Third race?five furlongs, selling?Pres
grave (7 to 5) first, Yorkshire Boy (8 to 5
and 3 to 5) second, Billionaire (5 to 1) third.
Time, :57 1-4.
Fourth race?four furlongs?Harlem Bane
(2 to 1) first, Cherries (3 to 1 and 8 to 5)
second, Swe^t t^vendar (7 to l) third.
Flfth race?the Crotona hlgh-welght
handicap. six furlongs?Hark Cheek (7 to
1) first, Gonfalon (7 to 2 and 7 to 5) second,
Lady Eindsey (13 to 1) third. Time. 1:14 3-4.
Sixth race?one mlle?Herbert (5 to 1)
ffrfit Queen of'Song, (4 to 1 and 8 to 5)
secondV Maxlmo Gom.es (8ta l) third.
DR. BATTLE TO
Will Take Charge of a Page in the
LAWYERS COiVlE TO BLOWS
Passcnser Trains Coraincnccd Ruu
ninjr to Ridsewny, N. C.?A Print
ing Company Changcs llumls.
Tlie New Hotel Schomc.
PETERSBURG, VA.. May 10.?Spec
?jai'.?Dr. Battle, of Petersburg, has been
invited! rc edit for one month. a .page in
the ?'Commonwealth," the great Baptist
journal of Philadelphia, as as illustration
of hisj idea, haw* jsuch -a paper -should be
! oondjucted. The invltation was received
: at the same time that Dr. Hawthorne iTe
ceivedl a. similla.r invitation. Dr. iBattle
Teplied that while .his wri'ting always Xell
'far bVilow his aleal, he would not decline
to .contribute his part -to >."he rtovel schcme
sho7r.fr it 'meet rwitii the fa.vor of his
.b.reThren. Dr. Battle will, .therefore,
r prtrbably <rdtt a (page durrag some month
I .yst to be selected1.
! Proce-efdings in the Hustings CotSrt were
j interrupted this morning by a personal
? difficulty between Messrs. Mcllwaine and
I The case of Martin against Pyle & De
j Haven was being heard. The plaintiff
j was represented by Messrs. Davis & Da?
vis. and the defendants by Messrs. Mc
! Ilwaine and McKenney. Mr. Charles
: Hall Davis attributed a statement to Mr.
j Mcllwaine. which Mr. Mcllwaine denled.
j When the statement was reiterated, Mr.
Mcllwaine gave Mr. Davis the He. A
| blow was the result, but instead of be
j ing delivered. as intended,- Air. John T.
Parham, deputy aefgeant, who tnterpos
ed between the men, received it in his
face. The men were kept apart. and
after the jury had been taken from the
room the matter was adjusted. The
judge has the question of a fine under
The affair created the most intense ex
citement in the court-room, and it was
with difficulty that a more serious af
fray was averted.
Mr. Mcllwaine is a leading member of
the State Senate. and Mr. Davis one of
Petersburg's best-known lawyers.
Passenxer trains began to run over
the Seaboard Air B'.ne Railway from Pet?
ersburg to Ridgoway. N. C. this rrorning
on reguiar schedule time. Trains will leave
Petersburg each morning at 10 o'clock,
except Sunday, nr.d will arrive In this city
at 5:20 In the afternoon.
In the suit of Baker vs. Stratton and
Bragg for S157 damnges on contract for
selling machinery. Judge Mullen has ren
dered his decision in favor of the plain?
tiff for the whole amount.
Counsel for plaintiff. W. R. MeKenney,
for defendants. Hamilton and Mann.
The prlnting p-lant of the Mitchell Manu
facturing Compiny has been bought by
William and Robert D. Budd. The busi?
ness wi'I be contlnued ur.der the same
name. with William Budd president.
The committee aopointed to solicit stib
seriptlons for stock to the proposed new
hotel. has now under consideration a more
favorable proposition from G. W. Claytor
for the building of a hotel.
THE CLARK STAKES
Jjicutenat Gibson, ihe Dcrhy Winnor.
Again tho Viefor.
EOUISVIELE, KY.. Alay 10.? Just a
week ago to-day Bieutenant Gibson gal
loped home an easy winner of the Ken
tucky Derby. and his share of the stake
was $5,000. To-day he made his owner
?."5,500 richer by winning the Ciark stakes.
a mile and an eighth. He had to carry
l 12J pounds?a lot of weight for a three
| year-old this early ln the season. His
i performance was all the more creditable
in that he equalled the track record for
the dlstance?1:54 flat?which has been
heid by Pear! Jennings. four-year-old,
with 7(5 pounds up. since 1883.
Two second choices and two favor
ites besldes Gibson won. Weather clear;
Fifst race?six furlongs.?WInter (!) to
5) first. Peter Duryea (30 to 1 and G to 5)
second. Ocean (5 to 2) third. Time. 1:15.
Second race?mile and a sixteenth. sell?
ing.? Compensation ,(3 to 2) first. Lennep
(."> to 2 and even) second, Eilian Reed (50
to 1) third. Time, 1:48&
Third race?five furlongs, selling.?Den
man Thompson (2 to "?) first. Bugo (20 to
1 and 2 to 1) second. Irving Mayer (5 to 1)
third. Time, 1:03.
Fourth race?Clark stakes, mile and an
I eighth.?Bieutenant Gibson (out) first.
Flaunt (2 to 1 and out) second. Diesdonne
(S to 1) third. Time. 1:54.
Fifth race? four and a half furlongs.?
Isobel (6 to 1) first, Esther Riggs (2 to 1
and 3 to 5) second, Ethel Wheat (10 to
1) third. Time. .55. ?
Sixth race?six furlongs. selling-.-Judge
Wardell (2 to 1) first. Vohicer (3 to 1 and
even) second, Isabinda (12 to 1) third.
Passenjjer and Power Compruiy Tem
Judge Wlckham, of the County Court of
Henrico, yesterday granted an injunctlon
upon the petition of the Richmond Trac
tlon Company and Everett Waddey, re
strainlng the Passenger and Power Com?
pany from rurining a spur track near Re
servoir Park ln order to carry passengers
to the proposed vaudevil'e house on Bev?
erly Street. The case will scon be fully
heard in court
The two companies have failed to agree
upon a plan for jointly ereccing a vaude
The Passenger and Power Company has
purchased a lot and wili erect a building
to cost $15,000. Jake Wells will bs .tha
manager of the vaudaville.
It ig understood that the Power Com?
pany will soon move that the injunction be
KoGlVPRCp Chn?r:j?n?ts!.ipuf AmeH
oan Steri and Wir - Co.
NBW "SORK, May I0.-Omcers of the
American Stel and Wlr? Company have,
authorized: the announcement that John
Bambert has reslgned tho presidency and
John "VT. Gates the chairmanship of the.
Board ot ?lrectora^o* tha .comaany, _,--;
REPEAL OF THE
Advocated bv Bourke Cochran at
EXTERiVIINATION IS iNEVlTABLES
Statisticiau of U. S. Census Says the
Birth Ilate Araonz Negroes Will
Graduully Deerease and
MONTGOMKKi'. ALA.. -May 10.?MOn.
Bourke Cockran, of New Y^rk, to-mghit
^olred Uie mos; ormyant <soccess o: tn
race Icorrfcr^nce in the ciostrrg oration
He fooldiy advocuted the repeab -of the
l?th umendnien: to the Feden&l constitu?
tion- -He tirguett 'theX it 'W^ a we; r.mc
?on the tree, rnat u naa oeeu nu^A::ea oj
the Stateis: that it .rvait been lyncftece, sc
?o apey.tk. bj the .peoole of the dou*i. He
deciared that -the trftcorcetlfaxtom of t.te
theoretical ?tatus of the nejrr.? uiKicr the
constitution snould be leoonc.'ed with
his actual status in the pttolla
opinion of tlie country. The re-:
peal of 'the iameri'tmerrt was o> st ror t.i>
negro as well us tne whitos. ?s both
iraces hari" to Hve itogetner. i? prosper to
g?ther. ior sro down toirotiier. *?v?ry
feource of irrrtation between ?hi tw?
tsfrc-uld be removed and: tho 3lf:aen;n
nrnpndment was Uxe ?rrea*jest.
At the morning session ot i w eonfsrsace
the drscussion chlefly was or" the n ?gro in
relaiion to religicn. It w..s opeaed by Prof.
John Roach Stratton, ol Mei : - Uaiyer
sity. Macon. Ga. He dis :. ths rela
tlons of the races. the su; -. in
ferlority of the whites i l black r tpec
tiyely, t'nd dwelt ai lengi ! - Eect
of an infenor race on a sap
W. A. Guerry, ehaplaln pf the University
of the South. took the position that aegre
teachers cou'.d best deal wii i"l
One of the most sensation speeches was
made by Bishop Rennick. of Baltlmore.
who deciared that from flive to eight
negroes in the North, under northern co'adt
tions. committed crimes to one in ths
Prof. W. F. WHcox, a chief statistic >n
of the United States Census, a New
Yorker by blrtb tnd ancestry. made a
speech declaring that the ultimate exterrai
nation of the black race was inevi' tble.
"Thrre will be a rar!-1 decrease ot the
birth rate and a slow Increase of the death
rate until the negro race will stand as the
American Indian stands to-day," said
prof. Wilcox was followed by Secretary
Herbert Welch, of the Indian Rights As?
At the afternoon session Hon Alexander
King. of LVIanta, opened the discusslon oi
the lynching quesUon. He spoke on the
"Punlshment of Crimes Against Women-r
Bxlsfitig Legal Remedies and Th ?:.- Suffi
clency.'" His address treati I almost exchx
sively of the crinie of assault and of lynch
Mr. King said it was in those comnmni
ties where the dominance of the whito race
was the least secure and the menace of
the black eriminal the great est, that lynch
law Is most likely to prevail.
He oalled attention to the fact that with
the passage or" time. since the abolition of
slavery, the crime seems to grow in Im?
portanee. He said that for fair decislon
on the question of lynching, lt was neces
sary to consider the crime and cor. Utions.
REASON OF LYNCHING.
Mr. King gave two reasons why extra
judlclal means are resorted to. namely:
"The delay of legal punlshment and fhe
protection of the victlm of the assault
from the ordeal of the wltness chair."
Mr. King sugg'sted two remedies for
mob violence. He thought that when a
party begins a hunt for a fugltive.-each
member should be sworn in as a deputy
sheriff by the sheriff of the county and a
memorandum of his name taken. In case
vlol?nee came to the prisoner. those com
mitting it could be detected.
He also suggested that in a county where
a lynching occurred a t.ix should be levied
bv the State autlbrities of not less than
$3,000 upon the citizens. and the amoimt
appropriated to the school fund Ot the
Mr. King closed with a ptea for thi
domlnatlon of law. He was followed by
Hon. Cllfton R. Rreckenrid^e. of Arkan?
sas. who discussed the advfsabillty of
R W. Boatwrijjlit and J. T. Elljaon
AinoitS Officers Chosen.
HOT SPRINGS, ARK, May 10.?Spe?
cial.?The trustees of the Southern Bap?
tist TheologL-al Seminary have been in
session all day. The reports from the
various officers of the seminary to the
trustees show that the institution is rlour
i?h-ng Dr. Mullins is continued as presi?
dent and made also Professor of Syste
matic Theology. Dr. George B. Eager.
of Alabama. ls elected to the ChaIr of
Biblical Introduction and P?^10"!?*;
ologv. A Chair of Misstona will ba
established, and Professor Carver is ta
Dr.' Montague. president of F1""1"?"
rniverslty, preslded to-day over th*
American-" Baptist Education- SocJ^y.
prefident! and J. Taylor Ellyaoi* member
nf ?he Fxecutlve Board.
?fThee a^n\Tal report shows that dmrtnj
the year American Baptlsts ha-.e ra.sec
five mfUtons of doliars for educatlonal
PT'neSPYour.g People's meeting has been
addresse^to-day by Drs. Sampey. More
nouse and others. r,!iert tr
The convention proper will be called to
orde<- to-morrow morning ar. 1? <o CWCK,
Some time during the convention a ban?
some vase will be P"*"^-*0*^,*
m.,,.... who for so man} je.i..- naa
been the'honor.,'l secretary of the Hom<
^r"e0"owrfis- giving free baths to ai:
ST BOUIS, MO.. May lO-Another ?a
win-i^the resnlt of the street-car
strike was record.d to-nlght. A* riortda
!*f-ried a young woman. was crossms
wtahtaiton"street. carrylng: an tafantdn
her arms. she was hit on the head with
a brick that had been hurled at a passlng
car on the Suburban sy.-tem. Her skuU
wl fragred and .he di-d shortly after.
H lhwsn't >t;n.-?! !'"r"H.i:ii-il."
"Whait doea 'Hon.' bef->re a man's naow
f stand -for in this country*^ u*.ked the
forCigner. ... ...
??as a general tning.' answered tn*
native. "It srands for "norsorarlum,' and
means' ffiiat the man who UH9 it ls in pob
"nature'for anythlng he doea/'-Chlcago
"A friend of mir.-s haa an Vwl room*
ntted ut> in his Cionis. Owls ot all shatpea
*rd E'l*-' painted on the w*:^. you kro*.
n>'~ -,'?.?:? and UW!? ?*J?; *t? owla ar.d
Idiat:? <-W.s. 0*-is ?!'.'. jran ?*&': r**.
NoW ve wants a aurtabis mo-.ti to s-o <mt%.\
his pets. Carc you suggest anyrhing?"
"I know of a Sootch nxrtto that might
"What 4s it?
"Tioor, (tnoa!* "-Ocvelaod PUtn
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