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HATS
AND
Gentlemen's Fornistiinp
AT
WUSCOE H. GARNETT'S,
Eighth and Maln.
:N. J. A. W;
DIED AT HIS HO.ME
Spisndid Struggle Against a Wast
ing Disease.
SOLOIER," STATEMAN, LA.WYER
Commandrd llie Slonewall Brignde and Led
a Strcauous and Evenliul i'olitical
C?rcer?Funeral To-Dsy
at Wythevilie.
(Sptviai Dispatch So The Times.)
WTTiiiiViLLL, VA., Oct. ^J.?General
u.
sold'er, statesman,
an, died at his resi
morning about 8
iful illness of several
Oames
iawy< r and polit
11. nce hen Sun<
O'clock after a p
toc-.-ks from dysentery.
]Ic- met tho griiu specler as nc had done
fevery other problern ln !ife. bravely and
actermined, living for oays when it
Beancd his vilta.lity could not stand an
otivcr attack. His splendid constitution,
however. resisted to the last and he d*ied
irom exhaustion.
HJs iliii'-ss coirrmenced a month ago
when he was in his usual rugged health,
a splendid specirocn of mature manhood.
The disease encroaelic-u gradually and he
daily grew weaker. He died with his
famlly and devoted wife at iiis side.
His funeral will take pjace at the
Presbyterian Church here at 2 o'clock to
rnorrow afterrioon, and his remains will
be laid in East-Ehd C< metery.
jilS LIFE.
On Septembcr Xi. 1S32. he was born In
Augusta county. Virginia. where his ear
lv lif,; was passed. His academic edu?
cation was fiuished at the Virginia Mil
itarv Institute, in the class of 1S51. and
he immedialely nfterward studied law
for one scssion at the University of Vir?
ginia Two years later, in 1S51, he be
gan the practice of his profession at Xew
bern. Pulnski county, in parlnership .witli
his brother-ln-law, Colonel Thcmas Poage.
This paitnership eontiiued until the be
ginhing r.f the war. when both its mem
1" is entered the military service of the
GEXERAL JAMES A. WALKER.
ing which time the remnant of the First
and Second' 'Brigades were consolidated.
Tpon recoverihg from his wound. he rc
lurned to the service, and was at Ap
pomattox at the surrehder. Many of the
heroes of the lost cause reraesnber the
speeeh he made there wnen his men dis
banded.
Iiis poiitical career began immediately
after the war, and he recelved the Dem
ocratic nomination for l.icutenaut-Gov
ernor upon the WIthcrs. Waiker, Marye
ticket, which was subsequently with
(li-.iwn, and Gilberl C. Waiker, John F.
Lcwis and James C. Tayior nominated.
ln tlie early seventies he served two
tcrms in the General Assembly, as the
Demoeratic member from Puhtski eoun-"
ty. and received the Dempcratic nomina
tion for the offlce of Lleuteriant-Goyern
nr and subsequently alected upon the
ticket with F. W. M. -Holiday in 1STS.
The t'our years of this Jcrm he scryed,
nncl was before the next State Demoeratic
Convention, in 1SS5, as a candidate for
tho Domihatinn for i*\<- ofiice d? Attorney
EFIfs
From Geo. C. Ccick, Owcns Mill. Mo. :
"Some time ago 1 bought a Dackage of
P\ramid Pile Ctire for roy wife who had
suffered very much. The first trial d!a
her more good than anything she has ever
trle'd It Is just what is claim^d for it
for it curod her completelv.V For gale by
ad druggists. Little book "PUes. Cause
and Oure" mniJed free Pyramid Drug
Co.. Marshall. Mich.
Gencral. but was dcfeated bys General |
Ruiufl A. Ayere, of Wlse county, and
the present member of the Constitutional
Convention from the countles of Wlse,
Dickonson and Buchanan.
WITHDKEW FROM POLITICS.
After this time. General Waiker grad
ually withdraw from activc participation
ln politlcs, ai''! devoted himself assid
uously to the practicc of law. with his
ofiice at Wytheville, where he had re
moved from Pulaski in 1SS0. ln his
practice in Wythe, Pulaski and adjoin
ing countles he met with great success,
and his namc was assoclated with many
important cases in this setinon and ap
pears frequently in the Virginia rcports,
until about" 1S&6, when hc withdraw al
most cntlrely from practice and devoted
himself to politlcs.
Jn 3S?1 hc recelved by acclamatlon the
Republican nomination for Congress from ,
the Xinth District, and was electcd, de- j
feating Judge H. S. 1C. Morrison, Of Scott j
county; in 1SSG he was again nominated j
by t!i.> Republican party and clccted, dc-.
feating Judge S. W. Williams, of Wythe. |
Agam in 1SSS, he recelved; the Republican |
nomination, but was defeated by. the j
Demoeratic nominee, Judge W. F. Rhca. I
This election he contested strenuously, i
but the report of the committee, which
was sustained by the House, was in j
favor of the conter.tee. Once more, in
1900, the Republican party of his district i
made him its standard bearer in the
Congressional race, and again he was de- |
feated by Judge Rhca, his former op
ponent by an increased majority. con- i
tcst of this election instituted by him ;
will be dctermined by the next session
of Congress.
Within the last few months he has, to
some extent, resumed his practice.
PERSOXAL, EXCOUXTERS.
On more than one occasion General i
Waiker has partic.pated in serious per
sonal encounters. The last of these,
while taking uepositions in his first Con?
gressional contest, at Bristol, on March
11, isi>y, where hc shot, but without fatal
effect, W. S. Hamilton, an attorney of
tiiat city, and was himself shot through
the right shoulder by George C. Davis,
the stenographer, who was taking the
deposuions, resulting in the permanent
disabling of his right arm.
For the shooting of Hamilton he was
tried and acquitted, and Davis was, like
wise, acquitu-d, self-defense being the
grounds of the defense interposed by
both.
In 1S57, in Augusta county, he was mar
riod to Miss Sarah Poage. From this
'.narrlage thero were six children, three
of whom. together with Mrs. Waiker, are
now living. viz.?A. E. Waiker, Esq., of
Florence, Ala.; Mrs. James R. Jordan,
of Wytheville; and Mrs. M. M. Caldwell,
of Wytheville.
General Waiker was widely known to
both Demoeratic and Republican poli
ticians in Richmond. When he was de?
feated of the Demoeratic nomination for
Governor by John W. Dar.iel, in 1881, he
"fell out" with Richmond, which went
ncr.inst him in the convention.
At the time he came here to deliver
the address at the unveiling of the A P.
HIP Mnnumen* General WnlVor sa?d to
a Times reporter in his room at Mur
phy's Hotel: "1 made up my mind atter
that convention never to set my loot
upon Richmond soil. But this invitation
was one I could not well afford to de
clino. So here I am."
The General on several subsequent oc
casions came here to attend meetings of
the State Republican Committee. He
was very popular' with the Confederate
voterans, who admired his many ex
collent Qualities as a soldier.
FOUNDERS' DAY.
Tablet to be Unveiied at William and Mary
by Coloniai Dames.
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
' WILL1AMSBURG; VA., Oct.' 21.?The
local Coloniai Dames are busy preparing
:'.'i the reception of the visiting Dames
to-morrow, when the tablet to the found
ers of William and Mary College is to be
unveiied. Mrs. Matthew Pleasants, of
Richmond. the old'est of the Coloniai
Dames of Virginia, is to unveil the stone.
Many Richmonders "are expected.
The Hamptori soeieties of the A. P. V.
A. and D. A. K. will run an excursion
from Hampton and Newport Xews for
tlie benelit of a tablet in the new Syms
Eaton School. This school has always
been very closelj" connected with William
and Mary. one of the most im:iortant
links being Colonel John B. Cary, 'of
K;chmontf, an alunmus of this college and
principal of the old Hampton Academy,
newly christened Syms-Eaton.
Since the transformation of William
an.i Mary into a part of the public school
system. all the prhicipals of this Hamp
ticii school have been alumni ot this col?
lege
SENATOR DANIEL OUT.
Drivcs in His Buggy for First Time?Pastors
Called.
(Speeial Dispatch to The Times.)
LYXCHBURG, VA., Oct. 2L?Senator
John W. Danlel drove out in his buggy
to-day for the tirst time since he was
taken sick.
The First Baptist Church yesterday
morning extended <a cail to Rev. George
W. Truett, of tiic First Baptist Church
of Dallas, Texas, who is said to be one
of the strohgest ministers in the South
ern Baptist Convention. Mr. Truett is
called to succeed Rev. F. C. iMoConnell,
D. D.
Rev. J. iMcD. Reynolds, of Bedford
county, has heen called to Bethesda
Presbytcnan Church to succeed Rev.
S. Gordon Hutton, resigncd.
The condition of C- W. Hitt, who was
assault'-l and severely cut by a negro
a ifew dirs ago, is very encouraging.
It lcok? now as if he will recover.
BACKED THE CARS ON HIM.
urakeraan Fatally Hurt While Coupling Cars
on ii.c i.aoo^rJ.
..ELDOX.X. C, Oct. 21.-While un
couplmg cars on the tx.aL.oard -x.r Lme
criaay night, Mr. willie M. Bishop, who
was a'eting as llagman on the.train, went
uader the cars to cut the air tnaites .oosj.
..n.ic unuer the train. the. eng->:ieer
shoved the cars back, catching Mr. Bish
op's fooL The front part ol the l j >t \ as
cerribly crushtd, and Saturday it was am
pjtated. Mr. Bishop's heart t.v.Kd to
beat properly after the acci.L' it, and Sun?
day he passed awiy.
Hc was a line railroad man, and was
for several years located lr. M:;nchetttr,
Ya.. being there in the seivue of the. At
lantic Coast Line. He had mly been with
tht Seabpard Air Line a fe-.? marJhs.. 1-Iis
wife was formerly Miss Eva ^.-"otter. and
he and ? his family have. .1 numbc-r of
friends in RiohmonI and Manchoster.
The funeral took Elace this afternoon at
3:U0 o'clock. Rev. J. D. uun-ay, pastor
of the Methodist Episcopal Church, con
ducted the scrvices, and the interment
was in Cedarwood Cemctery, where a few
weeks ago he buried his little son.
Annivirsary of L'ali'i Bluff.
(Special Dispatch to The Tlmcs.)
LEESBURG.VA., Oct.21.?Tho Loudoun
Chapter of the Daugh^ers of the Confed
eracy celebrated the fonieth anniversary
of the battle of Ball's Bluff by a reception
at the club rooms of the chapter this af
ternoon from 4 till 6 o'clock. Mrs. Ster
ling Murray, president of the organiza
vion, recelved, assisted by Mrs. X. C. Pur
cell, Mrs. Georgo Hoffman and Mrs. Hen-'
ryf Harrison. Krefreshments were served
and appropriate addresses made by Judge
Xichol, of the Circuit Court, and Colonel
K. V. White. co*nmandcr of the Confed?
erate Vetora-na.
To purge the bowcls.in a hurry. Any old.dosc .will do that. Tho
gentle persistcnt-method alone rcsults in the cure of haoitual con
stlpation MASON'S BROWX TABLETS begin by gently stlmulat
ing the liver. You take them at bedtimc-you're all right ln tho
morning. There will bcno gripe-no discomfort. Your bowels will
act just as though they had never forgottcn to do so. Xo Calomcl.
Aloes or Opiates. ;,..-.
Mason's BROWN Tablets cure Cotistipatiou
Billtoua and Lfver Tronbles, Bad Brcath-O. K. in the morning.
,,,, Mason's White Tablels Cnre
rco uaiomci, aiocs or upiaie*. ^jty^jj-^jw SORE T11R0AT
Msson'B Yellnw Tabtets Cure J&V&SSFJVbL Tonsllifl'i Colds?
Sea nnd Car S.cknes^ HMdache- ^^p^^^i Mason's Cream of Olivcs Cnre.
firain nno Nerve lonlc, iuc ffiSfemjpalHif^^ ^Ha C.'TARRH
Mason's Bro*n TabletsCure ITHir l? M | 1 i Cronp, Piatples, Neuralgln,
4ii V m KJLSJ?LJL_jOLJUf Burns and Piles, 25c.
u ? d-Jt.IImpi? CMrl!"18, 10C' \y%$*$&Kter AllDrtifBlstsormailedforpricebT
Mason's Rcd Tablcts Cure ^gSffiWttS? H. T. MASON CHEMICAL CO.,
.... ?,??.,,, ^S^Stbl&SK 521 Arcb Street,
BroBCb,t|n?o.,Bni,?^rest.IOc. ^&&^ Phllade.pbia. P*
A GREAT FIELD
DAY IN VIRGINIA
(Continued From First Page.)
which is assured, there being no opposi
tion, but that the full vote might be east
for Montague, Willard and Anderson.
His speech created great enthusiasm.
He then introduced Delegate S. L. Kel
ley, of Richmond, who for more than an
hour electrilied his audience and brpught
down rapturous applause at his purigent
thrusts at Hoge, DIckinson and Groner,
and has fair and manlj appeals to the
people to retain thS"tontrol of affairs in
Democratic hands.
His remarks were beautified by lofty
fiights of eloquence, and his anecdotes
caused peals of laugh'ter. The county
will give good report on election day.
The Rapublicans had no representative
here. Mr. Kelley made many friends,
wh'o wiil always glady welcome him to
the county of Southampton.
SPEAK1NG AT CULPEPER.
The People Cold Towards the Constitutional
Convention.
(Special Dispatch to Tbe Times.J
CULPEPER, VA., Oct. 21.?This was a
political field' day in old Culpep'er. County;
Court was in session and a big crowd was
present from the country. Mr. C. M.
Louthan, of Charlottesville. for the Re
publicans, spoke to an audience In the
Opera House, the majority of whom were
colored. His talk was most larjjely dircct
ed against the Constitutional Convention.
W. H. Eggbern, of this county, made a
short talk. after which the Republican
meeting adjourned.
At the Democratic meeting. just across
the street. W. B. Richards. of Front
Royal, spoke to quite a crowd. He made
a fine add'ress and strongly adyocated the
election of the entire Democratic ticket?
county, district and State. The speaker,
however, had hardly a fair show, his be?
ing an open-air street meeting, and
liable to.all the noise and confusion in
cident thereto. While he merited and re?
ceived applause. yet when spcaking of
the Constitutional Convention the ap?
plause was conspicious for its absence.
While Culpcper is a Democratic countv,
yet" there is a great anathy manifested
toward the coming election.
H. C. RICE NOMINATED.
Ciear Stalementof How the Democratic Con
lest in Charlotte Was Settled.
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
WREX'S POSTOFFICE, IIIDWAT
PRECIXCT, Oct. 21.?At the'rrimary held
in Charlotte county some time ago H.
C. Rice received a majority at all tho
precincts - except Mldway. Owing to ir
regularity at the. primary there were no
retu'rns received from Midway.
By consent of both candidates, H. C.
Rice and A, J. Terry, and their friends,
the vate was taken at Mldway, October
15th, 10th, 17th and 18th, bv three men
inutually agreed upon, who went from
hcuse to house to take tlie vote of all
whlte men. H. C. Rice received a ma?
jority of four in the precinct, which, add
ed to that of the rest of the county, gives
him a majority of nineteen. He is, there
fcre, the Democratic nominee of Char?
lotte.
SPEAKING IN YORK.
The Democratic Candidate and Maryus Jones
Arouse tuthusiasoi.
(Special Dispatch to Tho Times.)
TAMPICO, VA., Oct. 21.? L. P. Stearnes,
Democratic candidate for the House, was
given an ovation at Yorktown to-day,
where he made his ppening speech; The
Courthouse was packed. He was intro?
duced by County Chairman W. E. Uos
singan. Mr. Stearnes speech was short
anu' to the point, and his hearers were
well pleased. Then followed Mr. Maryus
Jcnes, who held the audience for an hour
and poured hot shot into J. Hampton
lioge and' his followers.
SPEAKING liN PULASKI;
J. C. Wysor and Congressman Rhea Made
Good Addresses to Voiers.
. (Special Dispatch to The Tlmcs.)
PULASKI, VA, Oct.-21. ?A large crowd
was here to hear the speecbes of J. C.
Wysor aud Congressman W. F. Rhea. Mr.
Wvsor, ln a speech of one and a hali
hours, warmly advocated the election of
the Democratic ticket. He discussed the
Constitutional Convention, and expressed
the conviction that no white man would
be disfranchised by its sUffrage plan.
Mr. Rhea's speech was an eloquent ef
fort and was received with tnthusiastic
approval by the crowd. He deriouncod the
record of the Republican party in Vir
ginia, and his speech was cohsldered a
very e'ffective campaign effort.
kepublicaus in Roanoke,
(Special Dispatch to The Timos.)
ROANOKE, VA., October 21.?Pat Mc
Caull and Winfrcd Gfiffln, of Salem, ad?
dressed a large crowd at Assembly Hall
iO-night in advocacy of the Republican
ticket. McCaull undertook to contradict
all the claims of the Dcmocrats in re
gard to the prosperity of the State, and
attacked tho Constitutional Convention.
About one-third of the crowd were ne
groes.
WHI Welcome Anderscn.
(Special Dispatch to The TJmes.)
BRISTOL. VA, Oct. 21.?The City Dem?
ocratic Committec is makirig preparatlons
to receive Wm. A. Anderson, Democratic
canaidata for Attorney-General, when he
speaks in Bristol to-morrow night. It is
anticipated that the Opera House will be
lilled on this occasion. Interest is grow
insr in the campaign in this end of the
State,- and the leaders of both parties
will endeavor to get out a full vote.
Pclitics (n Alexandria.
(Special Dispatch to The Tlmes.)
ALEXAXDRIA, VA., Oct. 21.?The first
political gun in the gubernatorial flght
wil: be flred ln this city next Thursday
hlght when Colonel J. Hampton Hoge will
speak ln the Opera House. The Republi?
can leaders are making an active flght
here, and expect to poll a large colored
vote. .
The City Democratic Committee will
arrange to have speaklng here from riow
,n ttntll the'close of the campaign. The
Democrats claim that Mr. "Montague will
; csrry the city by a handsome majority.
ALL DECORATING
IN PETERSBURG
The Bunting Gave Out and Richmond
Called On,
jVcamore STREET is gay.
The Courtbcuse and Municipal Buildings
Put on Brigul Colors?Aduiiral
Melviile Fxpected to Attcnd
Confederate Rcunion.
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
PETERSBURG, VA., Oct. 21.?Dccorat
ing 'for the Confederate reunion 1s engag
ing the atttntion of all. There are few
budldings on Syeamore So-eet this after
noon that have not heen decked out for
the occasion, and each occupant vies
with the other for artistlc show.
' Every store had sold all the bunting
on hand by 10 o'clock, and more has been
ordered. Some have arranged to pur
chase their decorations in Richmond, so
that there will be no delay.
Sycamore Street has presented the ap
pearance of a holiday all day. Business
men, in the absence of avaiiable decora
tors, have taken up the work themselves.
Every effort to git through with pressing
work is tieing made, so that the week
may be given to pleasure and' entertain
ment.
The courthouse and other municipa.l
buildings have been appropriately deco
rated. A Confederate flag will be placed
in the hand oi Madanioustice at the top
of the courthouse tower.
ADMIRAL MELYILLE.
Rear Admiral George W. Me.ville, of the
Ur.ited States Xavy, will attehd the re?
union, and will be" the guest of Congress
anan F. R. Dassitef.
Dr. Battle ipreached an able and elo
quent sermon to the Sons of Veterans
last night at the First Baptist Church.
Two men were killed by railway trains
near Peters'ourg yesterday. Captain J.
J. Dickinson, a stock raiser. of Castle
wood. Russell cotrhty, Ya., was killed by
the srtnnon-ball train on the Atlantio
CoaSt Line yesterday mbmirig, a short
distancc thia side' of Port Walthall.
Dickinson was in Petcrsbu.rg Saturday
wilth a car-load of ho'rses for Richmond.
and when the car was transferred from
the Xoi'folk and Westerh to the Atlahtic
Coast Line track, it was dela'yed^at Dun
lop Station. Captain Dickinson becamo
separa'te'd from his car iri this city, and
yesterday when told that it was at Dun
lop be at once went out to that station
to look after his horses. Arriving there
he found that the car had been sent on
to Richmond. and he was heard to say
that he would trace them if he had to
walk to Richmond, and he was scen to
start to wa':k in that direction.
MUST HAYE SLEPT.
Captain Dickinson walked on a few
miles, when he sat down to rest and
must have fallen asleep.
The engineer of the cannon-ball train
from Richmond saw an cbject on the
side bf the track just this side o? Port
Walthall as he rounded the curve, and
the side o'f his pilot struck it. It proved
to !jo Captain Dickinson, and he was
iplaced on the train and brought to the
hospital in this city, where he lived only
a few hours.
Captain Dickinson was struck on the
right shoulder, and it was crushed in.
Ile died' from the shoek.
Captain Dickinson was one of the best
known stock breeders of Southwest Vir?
ginia, and had been selling in this market
for years. He was about sixty years of
age and married. His body was sent
home last night.
KILLED OX THE TRACK.
(Frank Cbvingtoh, colored, of Durham.
X. C, went to slce.p on the Scaboard Air
Line near Burgess, and was struck on
the left side by the pilot of a passing en?
gine. His injuries were fatal, and he
lived only a !few hours after being
brought to the city.
Covington was in Petersburg Saturday,
and left that day. While conscious, he
said that hc spent Saturday in the woods
by a lire, and started early Sunday to
walk the railroad track. Beeoming tircd,
he sat down to rest and feil asleep, and
kiiew nothihg more until the pilot of the
engine struck him.
Charies Bonner, a Xorth Carolina ne?
gro.' stole 510 from the pocket of J. R.
Kezabek, a Bohemian, in Diriwjddie
county, while Rezabek was in Peters?
burg Saturday. Bonner was caught after
a. chase, and at first denied the eharge.
He finally ackhowledged the theft and
requested that he be sent to the.peniteh
tiary. The negro was sent on for trial
this morning.
The Methodist Sunday-School Union
j held its monthly meeting at Wesley
j Church yesterday afternoon. The total
! numiber of scholars registered is 1.497;
?percontage 6S attendance for tlie past
rhonth was G!>.
?Mr. Frank Cager. aged sixty-two years.
died at his home in Blandford last night.
Alelhodist School for Culpeper.
(Special Dispatch to The Timea.)
CULPEPER, VA., Oct. 21.?It is now
certaiii that the Methodist School will be
located in Culpeper, as three weeks ago
the required amount to be raised "by Cul?
peper was only lacking in four thousaul
dollars, and at the meeting to-day' of the
committee" to raise this furid twehty-nye
nundred of it was subscribc-d, leaving a
balance of iifteen hundred, which, it was
made known at the committee meeting,.
would be promptly subscribed and the
school secured.
Farmers in this county are very nearly
through with their seeding, and an iri
creased acreage has been put in, tho soil
generally being in fine condition for grain
sowing.
- ? .
To Speak in Frederlck.
(Special Disjiatch to The Times.)
WIXCHESTER, VA., Oct. 21.?Demo?
eratic Campaign Chairman John M.
Steck has arranged for Senator Lupton,'
Delegate Jordan and other prominent
Democrats to address the voters in the
county
DIED IN AFRICA
Percy Samuel Page Starts Homa to
Visit His Mother..
HE AND SHE BOTH DEAD.
Sent his Will by thconly WbiteMan in his Vi
'.' cinity?A b*oy Dies of Lackjaw?Dr.
ilatclier a Good Collector.
the Assault Case.
(Special Dispatch to The Tlines.)
XOUfrOLK, VA., Oct. 21.?Xews of the
death in; Southwest Africa last August
of Mr. Per.cy Samuel Page reached his
brother, (Mr. H. L. Page, here to-day.
He was thlrty years old and had studied
for the Methodist ministry here, but six
years ago went to Africa and engaged
ln business. He was about to start to
visit his mother here when stricken by
fever. Ills mother died October 30th. E.
Bradford Jpnes> a missionary. wrote an
r.ounclng Mr. Page's death? and saying
that he was the -only whlte person pres
ent when he died.
The will, by which he le'ft his estate to
Mr. H. L. Page, was sent here by the
missionary. ?
LOCKJAW.
Raymond Morton. a six-year-old boy,
died here last night of lockjaw, caused
by a splinter which lodged in his foot.
The wound had healed entirely when
lockjaw ensxied. and the suftterer, chok
ing and in a spasm. died.
Rev. Dr. William E. Hatcher, of Rich?
mond, raised nearly $600 for Richmond
C61ege by a sermon preached at the First
Baptist Church here last night.
MRS. CUTHERILL'S ASSAILAXT.
The Portsmouth nolice arrested and
are holding Kobcrt Smith. colored, upon
suspicion of having attempted to erimi
nallv assault Mrs. Cutherill Monday
night last. Smith. an old jail bird. tells
conflicting stories of h's whereabouts on
the ni^ht of the attempted crime. John
Fuller. colored. previously arrested on
the same charge. was released, Mrs.
Cutherill failing to identifv him as the
man who qrabbed her on the lonely road
and choked her untll driven orf by the
approach of a man.
NEW RAILROAD SCHEME.
Reported Deal of Seaboard For Trunk Line
From the Lakes.
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
BRISTOL, VA.. Oct. 21.-CoIoneI P. M.
R. Barrett, representir.g the Seabcaru
Air Line, and Samuel Hur.t, presidant ot'
the Detroit Southern Railway, were here
the past week and went, in company
with George L. Carter, over the Ten
'K-ssee division of the Virginia and South
westera Railway. Their visit is regarded
as significant, taken in connection with
the report recently published in the Xew
York Commercial to the effect that the
Seaboard Air Line. has purchased tho
Virginia and Southwestern Railway, with
the vlew to making it a part of a new
trunk line, ruruiinfr north ar,d' south and
connecting the lakes with the Atlantic
Seaboard.
It is understood, Ido, that the Ohlo
River and Charleston Railway, now being
cxtended from Huntdale to Jlorgant^n,
X C, is to form a part of the same
proposod trunk line.
HYPNOTIC SLEEP.
Southwest People will Resent at the Poils
Roosevelt's Act.
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
EAST RADFORD, VA., Oct. 21.?A
h> p.ioiist put oiie of his friends into a
trance Saturday evening at S o'cloek, and
placed the "body" in R. S. Carson's drug
store window, where it is to remain until
Monday evening at t> o'clocK.. ine
street was blocked all day Sunday view
ing the "remains."
The Democrats are looking forward to
Mr. Tdontague's spcaking tour of the
southwest, thinking he will ao much to
pi- ? <?p the "white man disfranchis
ment" scare.
The people here, with one occord, con
demn Roosevelt's action in inviting a ne?
gro to his table; one veterans remarked
' would "cook Hbge's goose entire?
ly done."
Radford is making great preparations
to entertain her visitors to the fair.
MANGLED AND KiLLED.
Father and Son iMeet Violent Deaths?A
Hoy's Falal Accidcnt.
iSpecial Dispatch to Tho Times.)
WIXSTO-X-SALEM. X. C, Oct 21.?
Mr. Charles. Sv.am, o:f this city, aged
twenty-three years. was caught between
frelght cars> in ?%R. Airy last night and
horribly manglea. 11c died this morning.
He had* only been working for the South?
ern Railway three mor.ths.
His father was killed by failing from
a scaffold a year ago. The son's remains
wero brought here this afternoon for
burial.
Thomas Jackson, nine years old. son
of George Jackson, night watchman at
the Oakland Furniture Factory, while
handling his father's pistol last night ac
cldehtally discharged it, the ball striking
the boy's abdomen, killing him instantly.
W00DST0CK WATER WORKS
Fcrmaliy Accepted From Contractor?Short
Water Supply.
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
AVOODSTOCK. VA.. Oct. 21.?The sys
tem of wateir works for Woodstook was
formally accepted' from' Contractor. G. L.
McKain, of Salem,- W. Va., by the coun
cil Saturday night, and work of tapping
the mains will be pitshed as rapldly as
?possible and the water distrihuted to the
houses. It is claimed that through an
error of the engineer the quantity of
water has fallen off to such an extent
that durintr a drought the supply will
not be sufflcient ;for the. present needs
of the town, and that a supply reservoir
will have ii> be erected lower down on
the Massanutten Mounta.in, where the
water is sathered from a spring. which
will cost the town several thousand dol
lars in addition to what has already been
exoended on the system.
Freight Cars Wrecked.
"(Special Dispatch to The Tlmes.)
ALEXAXDRIA. VA., Oct. 21.-During
the heavy fog.this morning.a nor*. t'lcvni
passenger train over the Southern Rail
road ran into a frelght train of em'pty
cars of the ennsylvania Company ? just
north of this city, and demoli'shed a num?
ber of the cars, and the engine.of the
passenger train was conslderably -iam
aged. The crews of both . tralns we? e
badly shaken upj but no one was hurt.
Trafflc was delayed for sewal h? jrs. The
passenger train was runnlng~at a ! igh
rate of speed, and the frelght was clear
ing the track for a siding, and owlng
to the dense fog the engineer of the pas?
senger train was unable to see the freight
untll he was upon It. He reversed his
englne and stuck to his post," as did the
fixeman.
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ACAD?JViY OF.MUSIC,
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? S:30 P. M.
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