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BROWNWAS SET FREE
SOODMAX B.HOWX, ,»R.. ACairiTTED
IX SVRXIY COITXTV YESTERDAY;'
ANNUAL; -TOBACCO REPORT.
n»c Apparent Dccrcnuc in Hoßshcnrt
Receipt* Explained— Richard T.
Vnnghnn So Run Asrnlnnt Southall—
Intorc^tfns: Municipal Xote«.
PETERSBURG. VA., - October 2.—(Sp'e
iJaJ.)—The trial of, Goodman Brown, Jr.,
for the murder of Emmett Brown, was
concluded in The County Court of Surry
at 11 o'clock, last- night- with a. verdict
b£ acquittal. The two men. both colored,
vere doubly connected, in that they
■ucre brothers-in-law and ilrst cousins.
ThVi lirst-nanicd is a son of Goodman
Brown. Sr., who at- one time represented
the county of Surry in- the lower house
of the General Assembly.
The trial of Goodman Brown, Jr., be
ga.n on the 23d of September and lasted
lor seven days. On account of the prom
inence of the parties, it attracted wide
attention, and eminent counsel appeared
on each side- The defendant was rep
resented by" Senator William B. Mcll
waine and Colonel _R.E. Boykin. and the
prosecution by Commonweal th's-Attoi
ney W. A. Clarke- and W. P. Holland.
Esq. From beginning, to end the light
was a hot one— the death penalty or ac
quittal being the question involved, ac
cording as malice or self-defence were
proved to the satisfaction of the jury.
MANY INTERESTING POINTS.
Many interesting points of law were
ralsefl and discussed, and the Court-
Judge Timothy Rives presiding — gave
some th'rty or mere instructions for the
guidance of the jury. The evidence over,
the argument, which, by agreement, was
limited to- four hours, began yesterday
afternoon. About S o'clock last night- the
jury took the case, and .at 11 o'clock
brought in a wrdict of not guilty. It is
paid that at first the jury were divided
ns to a verdict, the majority, however,
being in favor of acquittal.
The two men had always been close
friends, but one day they quarrelled.
EmWftt Brown advanced towards Good
rnsji Brown — the latter backing away,
until finally, as it was claimed, in., self
defence, he struck Emmett on the. head
with a stick, felling him to- the ground.
Examination showed that while there
was no scalp wound, the skull had been
fractured by the blow, and death re
sulted.
SUIT AGAINST. THE CITY. ,
Before Judge Hancock, in the Circuit
Court to-morrow, the suit of ex-Police
Sergeant J. F. Ruffiti against the city "of
Petersburg for $10,000 damages for in
juries caused by a defective cellar-cap
on the sidewalk will be resumed. This
case was partially heard some days ago.
but was interrupted by the absence of
witnesses and the engagement of coun-l
sel ftisewhere.
ANNUAL TOBACCO REPORT.
The annual report of Tobacco Inspec
tor J. B. McCullock shows that during
the year 'ending yesterday .1,693 hogs
heads of tobacco were inspected in this
citr. as against. 3.245/ hogsheads for the
previous year, nnd that the 'sales of
loose last year were 3,096,527 pounds." as
against 9.399.CG6 pounds mr the previous
yvar. There is a.n apparent., rather than
real, decrease in the hogshead receipts,
as many thousands of hogsheads pur
chased by our manufacturers in other
markets arc .sent directly to the facto
rieE and do not appear in th*e inspector's
reports. The decrease in loose sales is
due to the establishment of, sales ware
houses at various points* in this section.
VAXJGHAN VS. SOUTHALL.
Mr. Richard T. Vaughan, of Amelia
county,:'- who has announced hims-vlf as
an independent candidate for Conprress
In this district. Isa - gentleman of culture
and an accomplished civil engineer, who
has done much work in his profession
both North and South. His family is
widely known and connected in his sec
lion of tire district.
It is rumored, but' wlietiier true or
not cannot be positively stated, that Mr.
VauKhan may .receive the support to a
considerable . extent of the Temperance
League, which Fecms to be drifting to
wards politics, an.l that also, in. the ab
sence of a candidate of their own party,
ihf> Remiblicans may rally to his sup
port. However. Mr. Vaughan will doubt
less soon be heard from as to his plat
form.
MUNICIPAL NOTES.
At the meeting of the Common Coun
cil lapt evening. Mr. Georgv- J. Seay, j
rhaJrmsn of the Finance Committee, re
ported the names of sundry streets, ths
cost of improvement of which the com- !
tnittee had considered. The- otal cost,
he. said, -was about J175.000. which sum
•he committee deemed it inexpedient to
expend at this time. There are. how
ever. certain streets which should be :
improved, the cost of which would be '
about: s74,ooo, and the sidewalks .of . . the
city preatly need, attention. The commit;,
tee arc- of opinion that, SICK). 000 could be
judiciously expended on the streets. The
Council referred the matter back to the
committee for -definite report and recom
mendations at the next meeting of tliat
body.
THE SALE OF LIQUOR.
From the Finance Committee, to: whom
the matter had been referred, was also
reported a recommendation that the or
dinance concerning, the sale' of : liquor be
Po amended as to read that "All 'bar
rooms shall closv at 12 o'clock, midnight,
nnd remain closed until 5 A. M." In
Ibe meantime, however, the ordinance
v.-ill lie over till the next meeting-,' in
order to give opportunitj' to the liquor
in^n to be heard.
'> T r. Pa ttesonjiresentcd an ordinance,
which was referred, creating the office
of superintendent of street cleaning, pre-
TRUE ARMOR.
Proper Food Pefonds Agrainst Di
ncase-
Thero is an assayer and ch'omist in
Rosita. Colo.. Mr. C. Wulsten. who shows
by actual eyery-day demonstration that
pc'e^itific food will make a man young
egain. He says: ' •J.
"The question of proper food . which
•will;' assimilate and protect; the system
from loss and waste oi Drain and muscle,
becomes a serious: one when man ; ad
vances to my age" of past; 6B." : .=.l am con
tinually under a brain and muscle strain,
which for the last thirty-five years wore
upon me seriously. My dicestion became
Impaired and my whole system weak.
"I saw Grape-Nuts In a grocery, store
and bought a box. I tested it in my lab
oratory and found it correct according, to
four declaration of its substances in pro
portion wjth the phosphates Intact.
"I made it my principal food and gain
s<s in one year eighteen . pounds in weight,
tnd had the pleasure of seeing my mdi
E^^tion leavft me entirely. > Af ter 'a year
and a half of its use I feel. twenty. y^ars
younger and am as strong and suppleas
I never was boforc during "-the last dc
caflp. I simply " have "found the true
armor which! is defending?: ms r . . body
fipainst dlseaso and witl^ering age.
"I find it of _ advantaged in field work!
hnd when' prospecting; in the. mountains.
I go out upon. geodetic; expeditions^
J take a; quantity of Grape-Nut«>; along,
■^ith mo. . This ' aboU»shos; cumhTsom' 4
t'Hßpair<; arid food-cooklnij;",utensHs. ; - ; :A
llu>.? Bupar. a can 6f"conde!ised ; milk. my
Grapp-Nuts. and' I have" iny.'ioodr:ln;;a;
closely- condensed , forrii..' not .weighing;
over four pounds; to Tcarryy.: ''and *T;,neyer;
K<?t' hungry,; .'Concentrated ;'reagentsXarej
tb* most effective' ln:-alirchemlcai:6pvra- n
and . Grape-Nuts ';arei the; reagents;
tiial lceep^h^iy>o<Jy:s J laboratory^ (the.
Btamach) in I pert eqf wbrklris; rbrder^Youri
J?rofiact to;rer*eet-p . VJ?^#
The Sense
pi responsibility so essential in
'developinjgf
fiHence irrhiiTiself, is;mdsr/easiJ7
created by the possession 1 of
a life insurance policy in the
greatest ■■■^mpanyiri::'tne\.wrld> :
"l am insured in The Mutual
Life Insurance Company -of
New York," He says, " aridliaye
equal rights with other
policy-holders iri assets
amounting to over /
$352,838^971.67"
When one has youth, health;
ambition— that is the time to
insure. The cost of life insur
ance moves up with eachyyear
added to your. life.
Write for "Where Skall I Insure?" -
The Mutual Life Insurance
Company of New York
Richard A. McCurdy, Preiident.
EDGAR' S. FREEMAN, Managrcr.
RICHMOND. VA.
scribing his'dutfes, and providing for a
department of street cleaning. ■
No report was made by the 3peclal com
mittee appointed to amend the Police
Commissioners' ordinance to make it,con
form-.to'the : new Constitution. ' .
MEXICAN WAR VETERAN BURIED.
Tire funeral of the late Richard H.
Westmore took place from, the High-
Street Methodist Episcopal church .. this
afternoon. His old comrades : in the
Mexican war were present, among many
others, to pay their tribute of respect.
Registration -closed in Ettrick yester
day. Results— 23o whites and- 10 negroes
registerefl.
Hon. R. G; Southall, Democratic can
didate for Congress, passed through the
city to-day on his way to Sussex county.
He is in excellent spirits and is confi
dent of his election oxer all opposition."
Mr. W. H. Scott, formerly of tliis'city,
now. of New York, while alighting from
an electric-car in the latter city seve
ral days ago, was struck and knocked
down by a passing wagon, and his left
arm was broken by the fall.
Everett Pclham, the colored boy who
yesterday threw a rock among the chil
dren of East 'Ward Public School, strik
ing and wounding a little son of Rev. E.
P. Parham. was this morning turned
over to his parents for correction by the
Mayor.
COST OF REGISTRATION.
The Petersburg registrars were to-day
paid . off. by, the city for their recent fif
teen days' services. Each registrar ; re
ceived $52.50 for his services, with an
addition of several dollars each, accord-'.
me: to the number of words written. The
total cost- of the registration to the city
was 51.052. / . /
A- meeting of the directors of the
Mutual Telephone Company, and .subse
quently a mdetSng of the corporators
of the Petersburg Telephone Company,
■was held to-day, but the proceedings
were not made* public. ...
GOT $3,000 DAMAGES.
Verdict Against the R., F. & P. in the
Mnrtin Case. . ; •..-.-•
FREDERICKSBURG, VA.. October 2.—
(Special.)— The suit of Martin vs.. the
Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac
company, for the killing of. Ills daughter
last year, was concluded in Circuit Court
of Stafford county this afternoon, and
the jury awarded the plaintiff the full
amount sued for, 53,000. A motion to. set
aside the verdict was over-ruled by Judge
Mason and an appeal noted by: the .de
fence. Should the Court of Appeals, sus
tain the verdict, Martin will bring simi
lar suit for the death of his other daugh
ter. Both girls with their mother were
killed at the same time. ...
RIXEY AT KING GEORGE.
Discussed Trusts and Virtues of the
Xetv Constitution.
FREDERICKSBURG. VA., October 2.—
(Special.) — Congressman John F. Rixey
opened the campaign in his district to-day
at King George Courthouse, : and was
given an enthusiastic reception. A mark
ed feature of the meeting was the fact
t that only -three negroes were present,
'when as a general rule at every political
meeting— Democratic or Republican— they
pack the court-house. x.ix. Kixey. maae
one of his usually able speeches, taking as
his principal theme, the trusts. Which he
arraigned, and the new Constitution,
which .he. said was the best -of " any
State in the Union. A larger crowd lis
tened to the speech from beginning to
end. .....
: Yonng May Be Double-Murderer..-
NEW 7 YORIv, October .2.— The theory
that the murder of another woman,-hrs
wife, may have been committed by Wil
liam Hooper Young, accused of slaying
Mrs. Lillian Kingston Pulitzer, was taken
under investigation to-day by Assistant
District Attorney Garvin and Captain
Titus.. : j ■ «
Dispatches from the West say that
Young was married at Browning, Mon.,
December 3, 1901,. his bride . being Miss
Thirza Holmes. -
The ceremony "was performed by. Rev.
F. A. Riggin, of the Methodist church,
at that place.
The bride was a member of the Mor
mon colony at Alberta, Can. Her father
objected to the marriage on the grourio.
that Young. . who had been betrpther to
the girl from boyhood, nad rorsaKen
the "Mormon faith. . .".-.-
At Great Falls. Mont., Young last spring
introduced a young woman as his wife.
People there, according to dispatches-,
are wondering what has become of her.
The police have wired .to the police at
western points to get out on the wo
man's trail immediately.
Three Colonels Made Brigadiers.
WASHINGTON, October 2.— ln recog
nition of- their long and honorable -ser
vice in the army, the President has di
rected the advancement .to the grade!" of
brigadier-general of Colonel Amos: S.
Kimball. of the quartermaster's depart
ment, .stationed . at New York; Colonel
Chambers McKibbin, Twenty- fourth In
fantry,: stationed in Montana, and Colonel
Charles C. Hood, Sixteenth Infantry, sta
tioned at Fort McPherson, Ga. This ac
tion is --made possible by the retirement
of Brigadier-General William H. Blsbee,
who is now on his way home from the
Philippines., and who was retired yester
day. Colonel Kimball will retire at once,
and. .permit ■ the advancement of Colonel
McKibbin." who ; will also retire ; Immedi
ately, and* leave a vacancy ; for the : ap
pointment of Hood. That / officer will
similarly v retire -as soon as he receives
his commission. In the higher grade. -~^
All the officers ; thus spoken for advance
ment are near the retiring age of 64
yeajs. and but for the action of the
President would have been -retired : in
their present" rank of colonel. 1 - All of them
saw service: in the :■ civil war, as well as
during, the recent -war with Spain. ,
WEDDED JN BRISTOL
Yonrinc Folkn Come Across the Monn
"■-"'t'fiins from Russell \to Do So. v .
! BRISTOL. VA.. -October^.— (Special.^—
Williairi O. Thomas : and ; Miss i'Carrle
aged -21 and ■ 16.1 i respectively,
went from Lebanon. Russell county, kVa;;
and -were', married by Rev. A. H.vßur-;
roughs - at 'his meccaV yesterday.; "-This
yourit cou pie came f across '■ the ; mountains
ihFa- ;^bAiggy, ■ havirig^ '.travelled :*_all_?ihirhtr|
They: were aecoTripanledbyJ two gentlemen
'friend^! who^ had; assisted^in"?executfa>s
the performance by ; vrhich % the Oyounjr
"gjfiysurre'riders! the| happy? hoirie^ofshei;
'parents* for- the \ yourici maniwhb v has -beeni
cooing-- a turtle-dove stcry of loye^.to
THGB I%ICfI.MU.IS U L)XJSFAjXXJEL m ~~ jyXPAYy -^ OCTPiSHjJR 3» 1902*
lIGEfiEJIGI
HATRED OF THE/ NATIONS A TRI
BUTE .TO THE -JEW.
ADMIRE AND FEAR IN'SECREti
Dr. Calisch's Xeir Tear Sermon trom
the Text Found in P«alm« lO2j 26
; 2»—Th«! . "Relifflonalr TJBassimllla-
T»le Element", of Modern Times.
In connection, with the Rosh ■ Hashana
services Rabbi Calisch/ yesterday, morning
preached, taking . his text from Ps.: 102,
verses 26-29. . - J ,„' .. <
;T -THJEHOaiAGEOF THE AGES.
The speaker began by- saying V that
"though the earth and the heavens have
not, in themselves, changed, yet they
have been transformed : in their relations
to man. For man has mounted on 'the
wings of the flying years to: ever; higher
fields of knowledge, has subdued the
earth and explored the. .firmamental
realms. Thus with almost each genera
tion the heavens arid the earth have for
him' been changed, . as ; each ; succeeding
age enlarged the territory of •■ knowledge
arid rearranged the .-'''map ■. of cosmic ac
quaintanceship. But through all changes
man has come to. recognize the one un
changeable source all life, the eternal
God whose years ■: are without end.
"It is to this immutable One that the
children of Israel all over the world, in
every clime and : under :every 'govern
ment, come to-day, to give homage and
praise. There is -something singularly
solemn in this time-defying loyalty. It
tokens a binding tie stronger than the
centrifugal forces -of _ , widely scattered
and diversified Interests. , stronger than
the disintegrating influence of varying
tongues, ideals and 'cultures. What is
this, spirit that, like wireless telegraphy,
leaps from continent to ' continent to
unite on this day in one. earth-embracing
melody the chants of the dispersed of
Judah; that marks him as separate and
as the religiously unassimalable element
of modern times?
"I say advisedly, 'religiously unas
simalable.' because in all other directions
of human thought, feeling and ' activity
the Jew is a component.' part of society.
In his religion alone is he separate.
Why? ■. - • ■• ' -"" i
"If you ask the non-Jew : he will say
the Jew is arrogant, , exclusive clannish,
that he holds : himself and his re
ligious conception - to be" superior to
others. It is the common: verdict. : Let
us for a moment accept it and ask, has
he not an excusefor his -pride, when -he
and his religion have - for centuries re
ceived the homage of 'the ages; the con
centrated attention of the nations for lo
these many, many generations? The
homage of the ages for the; Jew! Why,
he has been th'e-.victim of the ages, the
football of the. nations." . .
The speaker ' then reviewed the ' un
wearying persecution . to which the- Jew
has been' subjected, .the ' contumely,', the
scorn and the insult which wers their
daily bread, the rack, the gibbet- and
the stake,' their terror by; day. He spoke
of the age— long "arid : unanimous effort
that has. been made to extirpate them
from the Egyptian . Pharaohs, through
Assyrian kings, "Roman, emperors, cru
saders, princes holy;, inquisitors, down ' to
the present Russian and -Roumanian
cruelties. ; ., '■■ -. • ■■■.'■
PERSECUTION :OF JEWS. ■ .
"In view of these facts .can one speak
of the homage "of tne; ages? Yet this
very persecution, was and is homage.- It
is the compliment ■ one man pays to an
other whom he "professes to ; despise, but
whom he secretly. . admires ; and fears.
The hatred of the nations against > the
Jew is the hatred of ingratitude. For in
spite of the vituperation and persecution
with which the- world has treated the
Jew himself, the world, has. been bene
fitted by the Jew to an extent which
neither "he nor they realize.
"The literature, the. art, the music, the.
commerce, the legislation, the prayers
and the hopes of the civilized world are
all taken from Jewish sources. Its
codes of law betray everywhere . the
Mosaic influence. The psalms of David,
are intoned in every church in Christen
dom. The words: of the Jewish prophets
are the hope of its millions of believers.
The wisdom of Solomon is .'on. the. lips of
even the lowest peasant. Throughout
Europe and America men cease their
avocations and rest* one day In seven, as
Moses taught. The stories of David and
Jonathan, of Ruth and' Naomi, of Joseph
and his brothers are the possessions of
peoples ignorant of their own literatures.
And when the highest thinkers of the
age wish to sum up in on terse sentence
the whole duty of man. they quote the
ever sublime passage of the prophet
Micah (vi. 8).
A STUBBORN FACT. ." . -
"This is an homage which no words
can deny, which" no persecution can ren
der any less the stubborn and ineradi
cable fact. And ' to-day when the physl
cal persecution has, excepting two coun
tries, practically ceased, this homage is
stil' given, and no less really in the de
mand made upon the : Jew that he shall
do more and be more than others. And
when a Jew does wrong the emphasis
placed upon it, the conspicuousness given
to him when he : sins, ., are \ but the evi
dences of atribute^to him. ,/ . .
"No, not to Him or His superonty, but
to the truth He : represents;" the eternal
truth of His, religion. This is the well
spring of all power and permanence. The
living God of Jacob is the real recipient
of the homage of the ages.,
"This thought should move us to-day as
we are gathered here to-day. For we are
here again separate. For Israel alone is
this day of judgment and memorial an
hour of reverent reflection and earnest
God-seeking. The divisions of time- are
but humanly set and arbitrary creations
of the human mind. ,No outward -sign is
given the passing years. There vis no
sound from • the ; footsteps of the soldiers
in the serried ranks of the army of eter
nity. ; ■ :
"Man chooses to distinguish the passing
of his own created children. ;, He marks
the moment when the -grave opens < for one
and the cradle is : ready r for its successor.
But : see how this solemn hour of death
arid birth is noted!; The now Jewish
world ceases Its : . advocations, it -is true,
but; only^ to balance ; the .books of the busi
ness world. There -mayj be some merry;
some less reverent observance; but the
dominant thought ; is commercial and ma
terialistic, a calculation of. how much
money . has been [ made y or . lost, a balanc
ing 'of ledgers an . inventorying of stocks, 1
of assets and liabilities. - "
-' ..JEWISH NEW TEAR." /
:.. : And how does the Jew . observe- his New.
;Year? the -despised,' so-called, sordid-; ma-..'
terialistic arid commercialized*; Jew, -ihow.
does he note in his peculiar way. this • houry
of the '; birth-throes [ofi time ?. Though' it Vis j
aibusiness -day, .and he 'knows that Vhis
Christian; competitors 'are open arid; doings
business, th* stores ; kept -by Jewish iriier-'
chants are ail , closed, for " he- recognizes
.that; this is; a solemn . arid . sacred -Vocca-:
sion. • ; ,
■ "The: moment- -r>f .birtbJ arid death' Is ■ ever
sacrosanct: ; - For : him ;,the tpassag-e : of ',-the' ;
! year Is an appealVto his deeper arid 'noble
emotions. :; It is; an : hour,: for ;the:balanclrigj
ofithe Ibboks of ?;llfe, ifqr^searchirigrC the"
lßdger.;Of-the}heart toseeif^thielyear/liaa;
beenilone lot moral: gain ; ori loss.'; ;;He ■ aa-T
sembles in; his - house .■ of j worihip,' } makes ;
conscience^,'; his ]s exp"ert (<? accountant^puad I
partteivarid^imp&icable' inquiry? . - , . .
g>Helreco^lzes"that,G<>dj : whose i'yearar^re]
PURE MILK
IS SERVED BY THE
Richmond Dairy Co.
No. 2C4 Nortii Fbuihee Street.
'Attention is called to the follow- :
' ing testimonials from leading Rich
mond physicians : _ -- ■ . /
I have i used tho milk from your, dairy for
twelve ; years, .and ara -, satisfied \ witii | its j pu»
rity. /'I favor the /appointment : of an/honesV
■ensiole milk iDspector^'for Hichcion-L -•
. CHAS. V. CASaiNGTON. / '■
. I have been using : your milk for the past
twelve years, and have every confidenoe:in
its ■ purity. C. 'A. BLANTON, . M. . D.
I have Tjeen' uslngr. ; your inllfc for' years;"
and am so .well satisfied / -with ita purity
that ■ I reooinmend it to my patients and
friends.: ./ - J. N. . XTPSmTR._ ;
I have teen using: : your milk exclusively
for eight years. , HENRY ■ FB. OEHLING'./
. Other references, ' by permission :
Drs. : Stuart 'McGuire, 0. A. Cren
shaw, H. S. Corey, J. Allison
Hodges, J. A. Hilisman, : and other
physicians and leading citizens.;
We favor the appointment of a
competent milk inspector for Rich
mond. ,/
OUR WAGONS IN EVERY SEC
TION OF THE CITY TWICE
DAILY.
oo'3-lt " ■ ■ ' . -- ',;"--'■
the Shephord who carefully leads .His
sheep besides the still waters and causes
them to lie -down in pastures of tender
grass. Gratefully and reverently does the
Jew think of these holy truths. v He re
calls to his own 'weakness and short
comings. .He contrasts his finite impo
tence with the infinite . ominpotence, his
impatience, and unwisdom : with the ex
haustless; love J and the I divine • omniscience
that moves uncountable worlds \in | inde
fectible harmony, his shortsighted igno
rance with, the limitless providence,, and
then rises • from his orisons an humbler
and , more grateful man, resolved to live
the coming year of his life in such man
ner as shall be more deserving of the
blessings accorded him, truer to the light
that has been shown to. him in this hour
of his soul-awakening; resolved, too, that
it shall be that in this year his hour of
passing shall be sounded that he may be
prepared to meet it without fear, and lie
down to lois eternal sleep as one 'who
wraps the drapery of his couch about him
and lies down to pleasant dreams.'
"This is the New Tear observance of
the Jew, and the homage of the ages will
be again accorded him, in that men shall
recognize and adopt Its spirit; its nobler
and truer method."
The speaker closed with appeal to his
people .- to remain faithful to their sub
lime ideals. ~
INVITEDWHOLETOWN
George Fry Took the Direc
tory for His Wed
ding List.
SYRACUSE, N.'.Y., October 2.— George
J. Fry," a . ; grocer, took a novel way -of
securing a blg ; crowd, to attend his wed
ding to-night. He bought a City D .ec
tory and sent the following invitation
to every ono who lived within the city
limits: .
": "You are invited to attend the . wedding
of George J. Fry and Emma Hanna on
the site of the - new court-house next
Thursday evening, October 2d, at 8
o'clock."
Preparations were made for a roaring
time at the home of the groom over the
grocery store. Six cooks prepared the
wedding feast and every on-e of the 400
who attended had all they wanted to eat
and drink. There were many presents.
Not only all in the ; neighborhood as.
given in • the directory were invited, but
Mr. Fry sent invitations to' the Mayor,
Common Council, Board of Supervisors,
and all city and ' county officials. Fry,
admitted that he did not know these
gentlemen, but thought "it a good chance
to get acquainted. He also invited all
his- customers.
• Threte years ago Fry's first wife- died,
and he secured Miss Hanna for house
keeper. He was . broke at that time and
she helped him to start in business. As
a reward, he made her his wife. Th\J
couple won't take a weddlnsr tour, as
they believe in staying at home and
attending to business. . .
ROANOKE FOREMEN RESIGN.
City Now Without Any Firo - Fight
ers—Paid Department Necessitated.
EOANOKE.VA., October 2.— (Special.)—
The members of the Albert Fire Company
tendered their resignation last night: to
the ; City Council. This action following
that of the Juniors and Friendships,
leaves the city without a -Fire :Depart
ment, and means that the Council -must
at once:.take steps to organize a paid de
partment. :
f.aiines Wrecked.
TRACT CITY, TENN., October .? 2.—
The . strike situation; here seems to be
growing -worse. All the private ., mine
operators have been.asKed to stop ship
ping coal, and as some failed; to do so
their mines were wrecked and rendered
useless. The miners at ;Clause Hill are
out, and no coal is being shipped over
the Tracy City branch road.
Two Dead Infants. '■ ■ ■
Two babies were ' found* in the. city yes
terday—one at the foot of Third: street,
on Gamble Hill Park, and the other; near
the power-house, at the foot of Twelfth
street. Both were extremely young, and
were dead. v ' '-: . -. •
ALABAMA COAL MINERS
GO OUT ON STRIKE.
Tiventy-Five Hundred of Them Sus
pend Work— Action Due to Re- .
; fusal to Collect Strilce . o ',[ : \ ■
'-'■-:;;.- Assessment. ; *'•-•:•
, BIRMINGHAM, / ALA., 'October; 2.—
Twentj'-five hundred • miners | in; the em
ploy of the Tennessee \Coal, % Iron ■and :
Railroad Company suspended^ work to-
day. v This action :is in : .obedience ■/ to ,an>
order from. the;'Executive";Board of ; the:
UnitedMirie-Workersof America, District
' of : Alabama.; .The board \ determined V that
where Jthe ;" operators -refused / to.^collect;
for ; the ; union .the $1/ per/week ; assessmenfi
made' oh- all union miners, ior the .benefit)
of ■' the anthracite ';.; strikers ;in : Penhsyl-"
vanla- /" a suspension ■/ of work would £be '
|ordered.V The f iuspensiori has". not;yet ex-"
| -tended ', to *ithe?Blue ■_■ Creek * and^Blocton ■
I mines Jof I the ; Tennessee Company, :, but jit J
f jti| thought \ that ' all •* that; company's inilneS i
:yrill ibe "■ involved. i if , an ' ad jus cment * is [riot
soon i reached.^. About I mbj/wseks { ago J the /
Tennessee! Company.; 1 ! aeoUnedltq^wlthhbld'
the 1 assessment \ mbnayjf r om f certain Jiniri^
iers$ atj&West Itett^^o Job jected s t"o| its |
payment, and 600 men at' that mine\werej
.ordered out. To-day* siiapenafon - xaakeal
ntnlVllu A bUUU lint
HE 'WINS THE OCEAN VIEW HANDI
: CAP ATGBATESESD. :
CRESCEUS TRIES , AGAIN.
He ; Makes . Another^ Attempt /at
- "WoildJa Record,' But Falls Because
Track is Bad— Otlier jTur i Notes..
: NEW; YORK, ' October - : 2J— I*.; : ;.V. Beirs
Hermis,-' 1 ; by, /winning /the Ocean /.View
! Handicap.:; one '■ mile 7 and/ a" sixteenth.v at
j Gravesend: to-day,, stamps himself -as tone
of \ the best/ three-year-olds in training, ■
say ■racing men. / The /Hermis colt :■ pick
ed up 126 -pounds, and: giving away
Tweight .-; to "■ the : extent; of from ten / to
1 twenty-six pounds rtd: his field, won in a
gallop, -by three lengths. . There was ■ al
ways- a good price against the winner,
i on the, belief that -he could riot give away
! so .much and win. --. Andy.VWilliams ;olosed
favorite, while-Igniter, on: his previous
I good races, was heavily played. ': Sum
maries: :;'■,;-;::.</ ,; '.'-'-. " : j- :r -"'- '■ "■/: .-.
■First race— for all ages; handicap; about
six furlongs— Dublin ,; (12 ;to 1 5) -won. The
I Musketeer (7 to * 10) ■ second,"' ■: Rappenecker
! (100 : to 1) - third. Time," 1:H 1-5. .-.-.; -■
Second; race— for. -three-year-olds and
upward; -; selling;;- one -.mile -and .a six
teenth—Moore (8 to 5) . won,- Marshal Nell
(5 : to 1) second, '- Par Excellence . (11 to ;■ 5)
thirdJ Time,: I :4S 3-5. ■ : :: - :
T^id race— for; two-year-olds;: selling;
about six furlongs— Courtmaid (18 to 5)
.won, Durazzo (even) second, • Ring Dove
(60 to 1) -. third. Time, : 102 1-5.
• Fourth race— :the : Ocean- View Handi
cap ; ; : for three-year-olds; one mile and a
sixteenth— Hennis: (s to 2) . won. Huntress
A: (7 to 1) ■ second, -Igniter (11 to 5) third.
.Tiriie,'l:4B..- .'■;■: : : :• VVv •■■"•■--■" •■--■ ' : ; .' ::■ ."-. ■■■".
Fifth race— for. two-year-olds; handicap:
about six furlongs— Examiner (7 to 2)
won, Boutonniere (even) second, Toscan
(6 to 1), third. Time, 1:12%.
Sixth' race— for maidens; three-year-olds
andupward; one mile and seventy yards—
The Talisman (IS t0 .5) -won, Courtenay
(11 to 5) second, Pretoria -(100 to 1) third.
Time, 1:47. - * - - *
Crescens Falls Agraln. ' : .-■•■.
•CINCINNATI, October 2.— Cresceus.
George Ketchams' trotter, ..- made : another
attempt •at the word's \ record at the open
ing -of » the Grand -Circuit -meeting in this
city to-day, but failed on account of a
bad track. He covered, the. mile in 2 :OS,\
which is the. fastest ever hung out on the ;
Oakley , track, 'where- the races were
held. /.-■ ... ■ ■ ■ ;-■ ; . :; ; ■ - : ".; ■ ■:::;_
,The first quarter was made by Cresceus
in :32^4, the half in 1:04%, the three-quar
ters in 1:3614, and the mile in 2:08 flat
Summaries:- ■
2:30 trot— purse," $3,ooo— Chaso won three
straight heats and the race; Maxlne sec
ond. Patchen Maid third. Best time,
2:1414., ■-' ■ ■/■ / . - -:.--:- ■:-..-:,; ■■• ;:; ■ ■
2:30 pace— purse. J3.ooo— Direct Hal won
three straight heats and the race; Miss
Willamont second, Elderone third. Best
time, 2:10. : . . '
2:12 pace— purse, $3,ooo— Twinkle won
three straight heats, and the race.
Daphne second, Prime Direct third.- Best
time. 2:09%. .
2 :10 trot— purse, $1,200— Charley Mac won
third, fourth, and fifth heats and the
race, -Wentworth second, taking first' heat,
Fereno third, taking second heat. Best
time, : 2:12. . -
Three-year-old trot— purse, $2,ooo— The
Rajah won two J straight heats and the
race, Roma second, Hattie Smith third.
Best -time/ 2:21%. , ' , ; : -
2:19 trot— purse, $3,ooo— Dulce Cor won
three straight ' heats ; and the ■• race. Baron
Bell second, .Horace W.. Wilson third.
Best time, 2:14%. " ' .-. ■/' ,/
2:09 pace— purse. $1,000 — New- Richmond
won two straight heats and the race, Can
not second, Rosebud third. Best time,
2:09%.
Harlem Track. /
CHICAGO, October 2.— Results at Har
lem: : • ' : ..-. .: .- '■.': . V -> ■ ." : ■ ■
First race— five furlongs— Sepho (80 to 1)
won. Rankin: (8 to's) second. Egg Nogg
(2 to 1) tfclrdi Time,: 1:091-5- ." '
Second race— mile and three-eighths—
Alaska (15 to 2) won. Wing Dance < (11? to
5) second, Compass (17 to 10) third. ■ Time,
2.42 2-5.- . . '. -: ■-■-■.■■ : ■ ■-■■ ■ V: -
Third race— five furlongs— Jack DeMund
(15 to 2) won. PhiloO to 5) second, Duel
ist'(ll to 2) third. Time. 1:073-5. ;.. ■ .
Fourth race— six f urlongs— Hayden (6 to
1) won. Pirates Queen (S to 1) second,
Ida-V. (8. ton) third. Time. 1:24 3-5.
Fifth race— six furlongs— Meriopes (16 to
5) won. Gracious (11 to 2) second, Goldaga
(12 to s)"third. Time. 1:24 4-5.
Sixth race— one mile— King Barley Corn
(15 to .1) won; Trying Mayer (8 to 1) sec
ond. Charlie Thompson (3% to 1) third.
Time, 1:57. :
THE SUDDEN DEATH OF
N.C. HARRIS IN LOUISA;
Widely-Known Station Asrent of tie
C. & O. at' Frederick's Hall .
Pas«ed Away Last Wight.
FREDERICK'S HALL, VA., October
2.— (Special.)— This community ' ; experi
enced a genuine shock to-night, ; when it
was • learned that Mr. N. C. Harris, the
efficient and widely known agent •of the
Chesapeake and Ohio railway at this
place, had died very suddenly at his home
here about 8 : o'clock.
• Mr. Harris was a ; man -of ■ scholarly at
tainments, as well as business ability.
Better Tstlll. he was a true Christian gen
tleman; iwho: never forgot his religion
even during business hours.- He; counted
his . friends - -by the hundreds, and no
traveller ever left the little station at
Frederick's Hair: without carrying away
the most agreeable impressions of the
courteous gentleman who : supervised and
directed- the? heavy -volume of business
there. Constant contact ; with people, as
well as profound readings had supplied
Mr. Harris with a fine store of general
information, and he was one of the most
charming of < conversationalists. .' Virginia
and her institutions -were especially dear
to.him, and his loyalty, to southern ideas
was one of : most : pleasing "traits. His
father, who >■ at one time s conducted ■■ the
largest tobacco ; factory in Virginia, was
a' tremendous • loser by - the ; war, { and ' had
the invading hosts _ spared ;■ his extensive
■ property ; ; in ! Louisa; . the > subject of ) this
sketch would have been - a "wealthy man.
But it was'not- a characteristic of "Nat"
Harris to mope. .' His mind was too bright
and his energies too great for that.\ When
a j-qung - man , : he \ went bravely to work,
and scores— nay, hundreds— who knew and
loved Vhim can testify that : his -life was
a-'success:' .'-""'-<-• ■.'■■"-■••■'■■ :-. "■.*'■ ■■'■'''-. '■■■'..-: ■-.:.
Mr.' Harris,; in -addition to. many other
duties, was . the Dispatch correspondent at
Frederick's Hall, and his weekly letters
were always full of-, bright, gossipy notes
andgood, -sound ideasi- :.
The 'deceased- married a daughter of
Hon. W." 8. . Pettit, of I Fliivanna, \ and she,
with several sons and " daughters, survives
him. 1 ;.-- 1 I. 1 ..-- .-. : '■-."* -! : ' :-~: -~
JAKE WELL'S NEW COMPANY.
Scheme to Add to His Biff Circuit
■_ of Theatres.
■ - MD., ; October. 2.—<Spe
cial.)^-Manager v Jake i "^ells, of ; the -Bijou'
-Theatre: Richmond, -has', proposed 'to
: George Fawcett, , of the :.. George % Fawcett
Stock Company, .that the \ latter, 'organize :
a- third section of /the company, to ;play t
permanently '-In ?; Richmond, Norfolk, At
lanta,"i-and^Birmingham."-Iv ,-,- _
; .The : Frank j Gilmore / section *of the > com-*;
pany. now 4 playing j in -Richmond, will
furnishthe leading, womanofvthe prdspec-/
•: tive rriew/- company. S Her % is . Julfa
Marie^Taylpr, "andi ; \a&t% season -she , was
leading woman ; for^Creston ' Clarke. :>;v ;^x
" Mr.'sFawcett views Mr. Wells',. plan; very,:
favorably, .-: and -in ■ all probability, i wiil
adopt Vlt.H If she fdoes, >he<and a Mr:-:. Wells
together- will: control^ -the imost important!
string' of stock and '.stock' com
panystheatresSln'thesUnited'States. .;;>,
• .The\Mary-Shaw, ; section" of; the'i Fawcett
Company > ; opened j- its 1 season:! here Monday,
'night, ' and ? already: its ; , success ; is . undoubt-;
; ed. , ■ .' - , \ -... =
Concert at T. M. C. A. Dall.
fconcert^at "^theV Yb«riß,^Men"s f ' Christianjl
f Association | Hall :i lastg night ? |under^lth"e|
»ai^ice¥^ojf.^tfe|MclraondvLywra^Thej
club Is well known and those present
enjoyed a rare miialcal[tr«at^ltl.wa»|tlie^
"T^— 1 a 1 I— iiiwic-pp'g
Sale of Walking Skirts. :^
English Melton Cloth Walking Skirts, made 7-gore nare^
each seam slot, habit back, in the following, co- 4|/} 4A3
lors: Black,. Blue, Green, and Grays — price 4/Vr»i» v "
Melton Walking, Skirts, -7-gore flare, slot ~dj c fljfl
seams,- habit back, in Blacks, Blues, and.Grays. H>O* \J\J
SPECIAL— Thibet Cloth Walking Skirts, side plaited,
full flare effect, a neatly tailored skirt/in Black dj -J A:ffk '
and Grays— special at -. •P*# «*TC7 ;
VWe call your attention to our line of Novel- V /^^s^jjnj^^
Ity WalkmgSuitSjpric
Light-weight Wraps for Fall wear.
. Cheviot and Cloth Etons, $3.98 to •.■ $10.00
, Silk Etons;and Blouses, $5.00 t0. ... ...... .."... .515.00
Norfolk Jackets in Cheviot, Cloth, and Co- (jj | ff Af)
vert, $10, $12.50; and. .... ............... .•P * t7»""
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Three Suit specials for Friday:
"New shaped Blouse Suits, blouse with postillion back,
:blouse satin ; lined . 7-gored flare skirt, Gray, <JJ | Ti AA
Cadet, and Greeii Hopsacking ...; ...... .... -V-** 7 *""*vY
Suits made single-breasted, slot-seam jackets; u4th,bdt giv
ing Norfolk effect, slot seam y kilted skirt, : 4j'j-^is|flW
colors Blue arid Gray only •i 7 * **.•*> V
Norfolk Suits, in plain Broadcloth and fancjd* | CJ f|(flj^
weaves, silk lined jackets, 7-gored flare skirts. >P * */•"",
&aists.
Madras Waists, made plain, fancy collar with tabs an"d
-buckles, and trimmed with large pearl but- <|Jyf Os^ "
tons ... ... . . ......... . ... ......... • . .„ . . •P^t •VP
Pretty Black Mercerized Waists, tucked and dj |
hemstitched, all sizes. $1 and " -. ...«PI«AfV
Elegant assortment of Flannelette Waists, in Polkadot and
Stripes, enticing enough to satisfy every one, and Kfl/^
the values are particularly attractive-^-0n1y ;.. . ..... . . ** V-V;' : "
Natty Flannel Waists for street and church wear, variety of \.A
colors, pleated front and back, newest sleeves <£ >5 Q A
and cuffs, trimmed with fancy buttons, only .. . . •&** *^^
Nobby Fall Waists, just the thing for present wear. Prices ,:
of our Waists so moderate they will meet with your satisfac-:/
tion. The natty, stylish Flannel Waist for $2 4"^
street and church wear, variety of colors— price :.yr.~*~
Flannel Waists, plain front, tucked back, new style sleeve,
soft cuffs, and trimmed in large pearl but- (1 E(V
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ROBERT M. DOUGLAS
FOR COURT OF CLAIMS.
Petition from "Washington Irfirryers,
Urgingr His Appointment—Pritch
ard, It i» Thought, Might;
like the Place. '
WASHINGTON, D. C.. October 2.—(Spe
cial.)—No decision is expected from the
President for some days in regard -to
the vacancy on the Court. of Claims. The
friends -of ] Judge i Robert M. Douglas, of
the Supreme Court of/North .., Carolina,
are stillurging his appointment, although
he has riever announced himself as a
candidate. While not an applicant for the
place, it is believed that if it came to
him in the right way he would accept,
and so a large number, of leading attor
neys here have united in a petition to
the President recommending the appoint
ment.
Considerable sentimental interest at
taches to the consideration of Judge
Douglas's name, on account of his
marked resemblance to his distinguished
father, Stephen A. Douglas, and j the fact
that he has been- a life-long Republican.
One: of the oldest arid / most respected
Washington lawyers told an. interesting
story; w"hen Judge "Douglas's petition was
presented to him; illustrative of the prac
tices ">■ of a generation ago. The narrator
was then a student ; in one of the law.
offices here, and -finding -himself unable
If I feel a headache coming 1
1 on 1 just take a Eipan Tabule >
J and find relief almost/ immedi- /
/ ately; I started 1;o take J
V them I could not eat or sleep, I
■/ t>ut after iia^ing
ton I began to improve greatly.
? I increased my weight in three
? months from 87 pounds to 105 i
? : rid '
ta keep up his studies any longer without
some pecuniary assistance, went to;Staph
en/Ai- Douglas, with a latter o£ laitro-r
duction from an old teacher. The Senator
at once .; ordered his carriage, and : drov«
with the young man to one off the de-.
partments," where a clerical position was
discovered Lto which the young man was
immediately appointed. While such :an
incident was a pleasing recollection, : the
narrator signed Judge Douglas's petition,
on account of his '"...sterling/.- Qualities
and legal learning. President McKinlejr
once told Judge Douglas that he remem
bered when a boy just tall enough to
"chin the platform," hearing Stephen A.
Douglas deliver. a political speech which
had left a most vivid impression upon
liis'-mind. ■/' " . -' '. -
.How energetically Senator Pritchard
will work for his constituent's appoint
ment cannot be predicted. There Is ;»
suspicion that Senator .Pritchard "would
like the position himself, arter. the ,Nc~.
vem»er election in North Carolina- have
made certain his retirement from the
Senate. .
• Judgo Douglas was for a short time
the private secretary of President Grant.
Benji/PrifiniWe Dead.
MANASSAS, VA.. October 2.— (Special.)
Mr. Benjamin' Pridmore, a young man pi
this place, died at the" residence oi hU
brothef-tn-law. B. N. Merchant, at 7:3*
o'clock to-day, after an illness oC te^
days. His body will be Interred at ttu
cemetery near b«re Saturday.

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