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NEWPORT NEWS, VA.. October 20.—
fPpocinU—Mrs. .T. A. V.indojjrlft, of Philn-
Sclpliia. arrive*': hero A o-dny on her pri
r.atc yacht, J.lnr;oric. . bouncf for Rich
mond. where^ 1 or. Wednesday, at HoIJy-
Kood Cemetery,.-. a monument will br an
voiled to the memory of >Uie Confederate
iend buried in the Quaker City. It seems
Ibal ilie cemetery authorities in Philadel
phia would -not permit the erection of
Iho monument Uierc. nnd Richmond was
selected as ihe site, V3ndcgrift is
Hccompanied by hor husband and a party
9f friends. About "twenty Philadelphia la
dies, rcprcr-enling '■Jiabnoy-Jlaurj' Camp,
Confederate Veterans, will arrive at Rich
mond, by rail. Wrfn-'siiay. to be present
vt the unwiiinii.
Mr. Va u de? rift 3? the principal owner
pf the new Jlampton Roa<ls Railway and
Electric Company, and the first car over
the city lino wsis ra:i to-day, with him
und his wife us paFsenuers.
Newport News has a vice crusade of its
awn. and good work is being done by th»
police. alihouV-h they are not making
much of a stir about it. In the Corpora
tion Court to-day,; Judge Barham revoked
tho licenses nf Dinnior & Matson. H. A.
0^0«.,,i j't.i^; .- *- >•> l> A HmW
juid P- H. Furlong, who h3d been pre
\-Ipiiblv convicted in the Police Court on
a charge of violating the Sunday liquor
law. Joseph Arrigi and Louis Rochi
rholli wero fined $100 and costs to-day,
rhnrged with Sunday selling. # There was
JilUo evidence against the accused until
n spectator in court stepped forward, and
testified that he had bought whiskey in
iho saloon yesterday.
Seventeen proprietresses of houses of
51) repute have been summoned -by the
police to appear in court to-morrow, on
ihe charge of conducting such places, and
jt is possible that the Unite- States reve
nue authorities may proceed against them
on the charge of selling beer without li-
The Chesapeake and Ohio Steamship
Compnny has chartered from Furncss.
Withy & Co., the .steamships Sylviana
17.000 tons); Cebriana (7,000 Ions), and Dal
\s'n Hatl (H.OOO tons) for its Newport News-
Liverpool route. The Chesapeake and
Tihio will have nino large steamships ply-
Ing between this port and England with
Ihe arrival of the three new vessels.
Harry G. Flcury. the IC-year-old son of
Robert" Floury. dio'S this evening.
Ground will be broken for the new army
Young Men's Christian Association, at
Did Point. October 30th. when Miss Helen
Gould; who donated $10,000 for the build
ing, will arrive frim New York, to be
present at the ceremony.
KnHiiNhiv«»in:iii?s Ol>»er\ sition
Co'xiccrniup the Oven-Mr
• Cure.
A Paris special says: An English lar^.
Misb j>cauon. of lv Chciiiston/ .Uaraeiie".
Jverisington, mucii lnlerebted in queauoiis
vi sociology. Has recently been mailing
soiiri iuveai-iguuons into tiie wor^m&.oi.
Hie open-air cure for menial cases jij
France. Sue tells me, in the conversa
tion i. have hu.a witt her, mat siio W|is
drawn toward this subject by tn«
thought that there are many unfortunate
persons in England coniined in meian
oholy lunatic asyiums, wjiere they be
come increasingly 0< pressed, who could
be treated mucii betivr and at a omnn
ished iiubiic charge in open-air establish
ments. -Mi^s Beadon was staying witn
some landeii proprietors in the Depart
ment of Cher, -not .far Irom Orleans, ana
took tire opportunity oi visiting the set
tlement o't Dun-iur-Auron. It is here
that patients are sent from Pans ana
its environs/ the expense of maintenance
being chargM-abie to the Assistance Pub
liquv. Some eleven years ago Dr. Maine;
a well-known specialist in mental eases,
recognized the overcrowding of the Paris
asylums with harmless persons, who l>e
canie worse by their conlincment. He
resolved to take a new step.
His first care was to Hnd a' 1 healthy
locality, convenient for Paris, where his
patients could enjoy u> the full the heal
ing inllucnces of sun and air. Such con
ditions presented themselves ut Dun, a
village picturesquely perched upon a.
■sharp ridge of hills. He set to work to
establish his Colonie Familiale, or sys
tem of boarding out patients. Naturally,
tire most important matter was that tiie
houses into which he proposed to send
nis cases should be perfect from a sani
tary point of view. The peasant proprie
tors were very glad to have their houses
thoroughly overhauled under the Doc
tor's supervision, as the new guests were
a considerable source of revenue to them.
The colony liad small beginnings—
■twenty-live women only. To-day thV2
number is 750, and the peasants show
an increasing willingness to take the
patients into their houses. From being
a private enterprise, it has become a
State matter. » The settlement has now
a central bureau, with a matron Sn
charge, who has caretakers and othc:
servants under her orders. There is
also an infirmary, with a ward .specially
for old people. <
"The friendly relations between the
staff and the 'colonists' were delightful
to witness," said Miss Beadon. chatting
:.f hvr visit. "Many of the women were
Pitting in the sunshine on stone benches
under the trocs- 'round the beautiful old
church, busily knitting and talking.
Others, whose rooms we visited, were
■working in their aparttn'ents making
various. little objects, which were after
ward to be sold, to their own advantage.
t.o the shops in Paris. Most thankful
jvore these poor creatures for their inde
pendence and the illusion of freedom
that is, at least, given them by the sys
tem undor which they live. Frequent
oaths, which we found installed on an
excellent plan, arc part of the treatment.
"Nowhere throughout the village did
we encounter any of those unpleasant
sights .so often associated in the public
mind with rnvntnl illness— except at- tho
infirmary. Tn tho caso of any relapp<?
likely to disturb the colony iho paCent
is Immediately s^nt away to the nearest
asylum. We were assured that thvr.'
hnrl lipfn some remarkable euros, and
that much more could be done if moav?
woro at .hand to develop Dr. MairiVs"
Iflons. The whole erj)«*nsc was much
Icf^ than the u*ual asylum charges;
"■Fourteen mUrs off on the snm.-> nincvi
of hills if » colony for men. which hn*
born ov^n more successful.' wo have been
Mi«p Ji^nflon'fi si:pr?;c=<)on s>! ihnt the
& Gyre for .Asthma
Tho worst cases of Asthma in the world
Juccumb readily to tho one great cure that
never fails. Dr. Er.dolph SchifTmann's
Asthma Cure almost performs miracles.
Mr. 11. Mi Spencer, 2350 Vermont
ivcnue, Toledo, 0., says: "Asthma has
been growins on mo for 3 years, until last
lummer the attacks becamo so severe that
many nights I spent half the time gasp
ing for breath. Doctors seemed to give no
relief whatever, and I felt there was. no
bopoforme, when a druj clerk recom
mended your Asthma Cure. Its effect is
Jruly magical and give 3 compioto relief in
Irom 2 to s minutes.""
gj Sold by all ? druggists at 50c and 51.00.
vbend l 2c stamp to Dr. R. Schiffmann, Box
'52* Minn., for a frea sample
f^nSfe B&kiaq Powder ,
y^yfimM caa- ma. makes
system might well bo applied to England
and that the County of l^orfo Ik. in
the neiKhborhood of Cromer, would be
admirably adapted for such a purpwe.
She recommends, however the tao
lishment of regular out-of-door settle
ments, with huts for the patients to live
in. such as are already well known m
Germany, and are at present being tried
in England for tubercular cases.
Oar of the Frangible Missiles Smote
jjr». noii!Kr"<<-' r <>" on Her Ear *~
The Interewtin?: Scanel-
BROOKLYN. N. V., October 20.— (Spa
cial.)-It was a great tactical error on
the part of Grover Hudson to throw the
egg at all. In tlie first place, no centle
man should throw an 2gg. good or bad. at
a lady, and In the second place he hit the
| lady in the car. not only cutting the ear,
jbut demonstrating beyond cavil that the
j egg was bad.
Now this was the point In dispute ana
Us final adjudication led to Grover Hud
| son having to pay a fine of 525 in the
Court of Special Session*.
The ccntroversy started last June when
i Mr-. Hannah Dougherty went into Wil-
I liam Hudson's store at Bond and War
ren streets, and bought a dozen egrgs.
W T hen she got home she opened eight ot
them and found, she alleges, they were
all bad. Therefore she went back in some
indignation to 'Hudson. taKlng with Tier
the remninfr.g- four eggs anfl demanded a
return of her "money.
Mr. Hudson was skeptical. He took the
eggs, one by one.v and began opening
I them himself. Number one was good, so
was number two. so was number three,
Mr. Hudson's Jre arose.
" You say these eggs arc rotten?" he
'•Sure, they aie." responded Mrs. Dough
The grocer lot fly .the remaining egg,
which landed on the right ear of the lady
aVoMbursted. After that there was no
i doubt on earth v as to the status- of tne
ojrg. The policeman, who came to tpp
cue_of Mrs. Dou.eherty. attracted by the
Fcfehms. found blood streaming from a
cut ir. the ear, so mixed with sulphurated
hydrosen that he held his nose for eight
It took lawyers four months to get the
! ins ar.d outs of the case and to-day's ver-
DnrUey Who Says Tie Knew Bnrr
mid "Waited on Lafayette.
WASHINGTON. D. C. October 20.—
(Special.)— A negro man. who claims to be
the oldest person in' the United States,
celebrated his ICOln birthday to-day, in
Clay county. Kentucky. * He is named Eli
jah Blerlsoe, and for many years in olden
times, he lived at Fayetteville, I\~. C. He
remembers the war of ISI2 distinctly, and
knew Aaron Burr. Bledsoe says that he
did not like Burr, because he tried to
buy him from 'his master, and take him
away. The negro has in his possession a
piece of money thnt was giver, him by
General Lafayette when he visited Fay
eUeville. -It was given in the form of a
tip for service? in IS3O.
Bledsoe made himselr famous by the
greatest feat in history. He ran a dis
tance of thirty-two miles in two hours.
His opponent dropped dead hy the way
One is Dead and Three Injured —
Cause oi ihe Accident is a
. Mystery.
AUGUSTA, GA., October 20.— An explo
sion of a cylinder at the Sibley mill
early to-day killed one man and injured
three others.
The dead are William Clark, of Bath,
S. C.
The Injured— Lee Lamar, head cut:
William Waller, leg cut, and Robert
Cheeks, back wrenched.
The cylinder was a large one, but or
dinarily only carried ten pounds of steam
and what caused the" explosion is a mys
The Atlanta Victim of TomerJs An
' tomatie Pistol Laid to Rest.
ATLANTA, GA., October 20.— The fune
ral exercises of the late William J. Mal
lard, secretary of the Climax Bottling
Company, who met such a tragic death
in New York last Friday, were held in
this city this afternoon. Only thv> dead
man's relatives, most intimate friends,
and a delegation from the Young Men's
Democratic League, of which he was
once president; were present. •
Formal Meetings of the Cabinet Xot
lie Held Until lteturn to
AVhite House.
WASHINGTON. D. C, October 20.—
While President Roosevelt is progressing
satisfactorily toward complete .recovery
he is r'v-.eiving few callers, except his
cabinet advisers, and those having tho
most important ofiicial business. Among
his callers to-day were Secretaries Root
and Hitchcock, and Attorney-Genera.
Kuox. Each saw the President only a
few minutes. To-night the President will
take dinner will) Secretary Hay.
It is likely that, owing to the limited
quarters in the temporary White House,
formal meetings of the Cabinet will noi
be resumed until the President shall have
returned to the remodelled White House.
That will not bo, probably, before me
nr.odlc of November.
The Japanese Minister, -Mr. Takahira.
called at the White House to-day ana prc
fcojited to President Roosevelt the Count
and Countess Inouye, who are en route
for Japan. Count Inouye is the Japanese
Minister to Germany.
The Trouble Between the Races nt
Littleton, Ala., Over.
BIRMINGHAM. ALA.. October 20.
Kcws from Littleton. Ala., the scene o
the race riot last night between negroes
and white men, develops the fact thai
everything Is quiet there now, the negroes
"having gone to their homes and no fur
ther trouble is apprehended. Ida Creel,
the white man who was reported to have
been killed, appeared In Littleton safe and
sound this morning, having spent, tht
(white) who was seriously wounded, died
this rnorninS; whllo belnff broujjnt Li.
Joe Baer, ; one of the wounded' negroes,
is doing well and is expected to recover,
but Will Tolsert, the other Hegro, who
was shot and who was tho originator of
the fluht," ls missing, and is known to be
seriously wounded.
Corporation. Forming; to Furnish
Products to Miners.
LONDON, October 20.— Considerable in
terest is taken In a proposed trading cor
poration now in process of formation with
tho object of opening l stores^throughout
the. United Kingdom to sell exclusively
Canadian products/ especially food, a*
prices minus ..the' middleman's profits.
The Earl of Aberdeen,, former Governor-
General of Canada, is among the sup
porters of the movement which originated
with W. R. Nursey, former Minister of
Agriculture for Manitooa, wno ;is now in
Canada arranging to raise part of tne
capital for the concern from among the
producers, growers, and manufacturers
of the. Dominion.
The total proposed capital is 2,750,000.
: -« '— -. . ". ■"
Off for Cnlebra to Participate In
Manoeuvres o£ Sa«a«lron.
WASHINGTON, D. C. October 20.—
The Navy Department is informed that
the torpedo-boat flotilla commanded by
Lieutenant L. H. Chandler, has left Nor
folk""'fr- Port Roya^, S. C; on Its way to
Cuba .*' Culebra Island to talie part in
the extensive manoeuvres of the North
and South AtlantiJ squadrons early in
December. The flow la is composed of the
torpedo-boat-destrc|er Decatur, and the
torpedo-boats Bagley, Barney, Biddle,
Stockton, Thornton, and Wilkes. together
with the steel tug Nina.
Virginia Postmasters.
WASHINGTON, D. C, October 20.— The
following fourth-class pastmasters were
appointed for Virginia to-day:
Grape Lawn, Mrs. Virginia N. Wood;
Sideway. James T. Miller; Union Mills, W.
T. Payne. ■
Chicagro Canal Case.
WASHINGTON, D. C, October 20.— 1n
the original case of the State of Missouri
vs. the State of Illinois, involving the
Chicago Drainage Canal, William M.
Springer, in the United States Supreme
Court to-day entered a motion to dismiss
for want of prosecution by the State of
Contributions to Coal Miners.
SCHNECTADY, N. T., October 20.— The
local trades unions have sent S-.T92 to tho
striking coal miners since the strike be
Core-MaUersJ Strike.
CINCINNATI, 0., October 20.— Five hun
dred core-makers struck here to-day, cw
ing to a misunderstanding regarding up
prentices. It is thought the differences
will soon be adjusted. The strike affects
5,000 iron moulders.
KichmonderM in Xevr York.
NEW YORK, October 19.— Specials-
Continental— C. Salmon. •
Navarre— W. Y. Gwatkin.
Imperial— A. B. Rankin.
Continental— C. H. Saloman.
Imperial-^. Coleman nnd wife. ~
Herald Square— l. Kaufman, W. . Rus
Navarre— H. L. Lorrimi.
Manhattan— G. A. GiUson.
31ade Remarkable by a. Xotable
Gathering- of Leaders.
T3OSTON, MASS., October 20.— A notable
gathering of leaders of international repu
tation made remarkable the opening of
the first convention of the Uniti-d Irish
League in 'this city to-day. John E. Red
mond; M. P., Michael Davit*, and John
Dillin, M. P., envoys from Ireland; Hon.
Edward Blake, Irish M. P., IT.iited States
Senator Smith, of New Jerse /; Patrick
Egan, former United States Minister; to
Chile, and Patrick Ford, of the Irish
World, were among the delegates.
The convention was opened at 11:43 by
National President John F. Thierry, who
read an address, following winch acting
Mayor Doyle welcomed the convention to
the city;
Concession Cancelled the . Company
Failing to Carry Out Contract. .
WASHINGTON. D. C, " October 20 —
Consul Alger at Puerto Cortez; Honduras,
reports to the State Department under
date of September 23d, that owing to the
failure of the American corripanv", styled
"The Honduras Syndicate," to 2 carry out
the terms -of its contract, the conces
sion granted to it by the government has
been cancelled.
The company, was authorized to con
struct an interoceanic railway, to .set
tle the foreign debt and establish a bunk.
The syndicate has asked for an exten
sion, and the application will be settled
at the next session of the livyndurian
Congress. " • • ,
Italians Support Maceiionia and Ask
Garibaldi to Lead Them.
ROME, October 20.— Many Italians are
volunteering in support of the Macedonian
cause, and they have appealed to Gen
eral Riccioetti Garibaldi to assume their
leadership. The General, however, thinks
the time is not yet ripe. He experts tiiat
spring will see the revolt spreading grave
ly in Albani and other Turkish provinces
in which event he says he will net • hesi
tate ■■ to lead Italian volunteers in opera
tion in Albania.
Job Williams Sentenced.
BRIDGETON, N. J., October 20.-Jus
tice Charles E. Hendrickson. to-day sen
tenced Job Williams to be hanged Novem
ber 26th. Williams was. convicted of the
murder of aged' John N. Holmes and Mis*
Catherine Shutte, his house-keeper.. .
Has been before the public for SO years
and has met with success
as a family medicine, because it is reli
able and will cure when other remedies
:uil. It is therefore - recommended to
Those who suffer from Loss'of Appetite.
i nsomnia, Indigestion, Dyspepsias, or Ma
.aria, Fever and Aguel r " One" bottle will
convince you that it is: the best medi
cine in the world for the stomach.. Be
rue Xto.ir.it.' .-:*". '•. -. 1 -'■_ • ,
.; > .' ;iviAU;:mULyMni
Knrl:in»cr,a Former Austrian Hnn-
Karian OlHcer, GivliifC the Brit
,i. ish Trouble in- Somahlu rid. - .
LONDON, October J 20.— The British
Government :is considering the expe
diency? of- dispatching Indian troops, to
Somaliland to deal with the Mad Mullah.
The -British v Vice-Consul at Berbera.
Somaliland, :-",in: cabling' to the Foreign
Odice,: here the- substance of the later
news;- which he received from Colonel.
Swain, the commander of the British
forces, operating against" the Mad -Mul-"
lah;.* referred to the Mullah being m
communication with "Kail Inger,";,in ;the
direction of the Webbe river. He appa
rently- meant "Karl lnger." the- former
officer of the Austrian-Hungarian : army,
win has several times been mentioned
in 'connection , with the Mullah's move
ments in Somaliland. lnger is also said
to have caused the British authorities:
trouble in tiie Soudan some years ago.
General W. H. Mannin started from
London for Somaliland some days ago,
having bad news from there, and : will,
hasten y the dispatch of reinforcements
from Berberba. . . ; : :
Railways Given 4S Hours to Meet
Demands of .Switchmen.
ST. PAUL, MINN., October 20.— 'Rhe
railways of . the twin cities have been
given forty-eight hours in which to con
sider the demands of the switchmen for
additional pay and shorter hours, and
it is promised that unless concessions
are made a strike •will- be 'ordered..- Two
hundred switchmen were present at a
meeting at Federation Hall last night
and voted unanimously to demand an
answer from the railway officials.
A similar meeting was held at Minne
apolis, and the same action was taken.
The switchmen want IS per cent, in
crease in wages. They ask for the. adop
tion of a new set of rules, but they
indicate that they might be waived in
order to gain the wage increase. ■
The committee appointed to confer with
the officers of various roads ha?a
been given latitude in which to make
a settlement. They have refused the
increase of 5 per cent, in wages .made
by the roads recently, and hold out for
the IS per cent, originally demanded.
Rev.. J. H. Georgre Head of Chicagro
Theological Seminary.
CHICAGO. ILL., October 20.— Exercises
in connection with the inauguration of
Rev. J. H. George as president of the
Chicago Theological Seminary have be
gun and will continue till Thursday. All
the churches of Chicago and the States
of ■ the seminary constituency, by request,
have held services tearing especially on
the work of the ministry. To-day an
address will be given in the seminary
chapel by President Harper, of the Uni
versity of Chicago,- on "The Relation of
the College to the Work of the Minis
try." In the evening at the meeting of
the Congregational Club in the Audito
rium Hotel, a banquet will lye given. Dr.
H. C. King-, dean of Oberlin College: Dr.
Mary S. Woolley, president of Mount
Holyoke College^ and Professor W. D.
MacKenzie will be the principal speakers.
Weber an«l Fields Lasses Unwilling
to Appear as Hens and Roostera—
They Fear Ri<lieule.
NEW YORK, October 20.— (Special.)— A
majority of the youn? worner in the
chorus of Weber and Fiel.ls.are indepen
dent of their' salaries, nnd when they
take the initiative and lodge complaint
with the management there i? generally
something doing. Frankie Bailey and
Bonnie Maginri .were a committee of two
that. waited upon the management as the
representatives of th-2 entiro chorus to
If Webber and Fields have their own
way the company v r ill continue'rehears
ing a burlesque of Ihe chicken song that
is sung in "The Country Girl." but the
protest of the girls may change the plans
of the firm.
The management has planned that the
girls shall dress in costunif-s appropriate
and. descriptive of the song, and W R.
Barnes, who designs costumes for "Wab
er-Field' 1 productions, has submitted
plates duly colored, whereby the young
women of the chorus will appear in equal
numbers as hens and roosters.
A preamble and resolutions were framed
and submitted to the management, which
set forth that the chorus was always will
ing to wear befitting costumes, but they
scented odium and ridicule should they
appear as hens and boosters. Weber-
Fields are considering whether they shall
give in or take a stand that may cause
open rebelling in the chorus.
Stanley SpenccrJs Flight in His Dir
igible Balloon.
• BLACKPOOL, ENGLAND, October 20.—
((special.)— Stanley Spencer, the aeronaut
who created a sensation several weeks ago
by a skilful flight in a dirigible balloon
over the greater part of London, took a
sail in his airship here this afternoon.
He rose to an elevation of 1,500 feet and
sailed away, his ship apparently under
perfect control.
A heavy breeze was blowing, but it did
not seem to interfere with the balloon's
progress. Spencer safely descended at
Midgehall after flying twenty-five miles.
A large crowd watched the ascension.
Jndge George Gray Accepts Appoint
ment on Coal Commission.
WASHINGTON, October 20.— Judge
George Gray, one of the members of the
coal strike arbitration commission, called
on the President this afternoon and took
luncheon with him. As he left the AVhite
House, he said he had called merely to
accept the appointment tendered to him
by President Roosevelt, and to talk over
with him the strike situation. He added
that the President had requested the mem
bers of the commission to hold their first
meeting in. this city. That meeting, he
thought, would be held in the latter part
of the week, or the first of next week.
Judge Gray will leave for his home in
Delaware this evening.
Evidence for Defense in the Xorth
crn Securities Compnny Case.
ST.; PAUL. MINN., October 20.— .Tamos
-J. Hill was a witness to-day in the North
ern Securities Company case. Speuia' 'Ex
aminer F. G. Ingersoll to-day, in the
United States Circuit Court room, con
tinued the; examination of witnesses in
the case of the united States vs. the
Northern Securities : Company,* the - first
hearing having been adjourned from New
York to this city. Solicitor-General J. K.
Richards and 'W. A. Day. attorney for,
the Interstate Commerce Commission, and
J. M. Beck, represented the government,
while . former Attorney-General J. -W.
Griggs, David Wilcox. of New' York,
George B. Young. C W. Bunn. and M.
D. GroVer, of St. Paul, appeared for the
defence.' ...
The. New .York hearing substantially
completed j the government's presentation l
of its case, and the testimony to be
given to-day was on behalf of cne de
Miss Clough Weflsra ChJcngonn ,lv
A'orth Carolina. ; ?
' SUFFOLK, ;.VA.; October 20.— (Special.)
Quite .an .excitement, was created 'here
this afternoon over the rvport that Miss
Annie dough, the ,l"-year-old daughter
cf : Mr.;Samuel;Clough.; had. eloped to"
North-Carolina with .a Chicago drummer.
The younsr- lady left here "on a ? morniner
— Life out of doors' and out of the games which they play 'and the enjoy- -^g^.:
&^ , •■merit which they receive and the efforts- which Uhey.. make, comes the r-^
<&rO& '. '•'■•■: greater part "of : that hea'thful^ development which is so; essential to_their k -.
•#?;«■ happiness Avheri /:grown. When. a laxative is needed the remedy which is :^
)*&?s/ V g-iven to them to cleanse and sweeten and strengthen the internal organs > V #
§ff/<7/ on which it acts, shouldbe such as physicians would sanction, because its { ■;% v
If/ component parts are known to be wholesome and the remedy .itself free from Wr^XSt
■'It/ every objectionable quality. The one remedy which physicians and parents, jy^ -_„
I ((■'■':'■ ■ well-informed, approve and recommend and which the little^ones enjoy, jgf?
11l becauseof its pleasant flavor, its gentle action and its >eneficial.efFects is- 4%/£±
' Syrup of Figs— and forthe same reason it is the only laxative whtch should
c-^ be used by fathers and mothers. , . £%$»£&!
C :v§V< t: j/ , -Syrup ofFicrs is the only remedy which acts gently, pleasantly and
£Z% V riat'tirally without griping, irritating, or nauseating and which cleanses the g^^a
/^®Jt system effectually, without producing that constipated habit which results
f§?M% from the use of the old-time cathartics and modern imitations and against &$r ?;
v/ 1 S which the children should be so carefully guarded. If you would have them 'fy^^K
At K. % rrrow to manhood and womanhood, strong, healthy and happy, do not give X^y-yi:
them medicines, when medicines are not needed, and when nature needs ■£££
::£■?:& assistance in the way of a laxative, giv- them only the simple, pleasant and ;.
..^JS^ ffen itTquimy ls ducket only to the excellence of the combination of the qo^ j
}^g^o ■■ Native principles of plants with pleasant aromatic syrups and juices, but
W ■■ also to our original method of manufacture and as you value the health of
M^. £ the little ones, do not accept any of the substitutes which unscrupulous deal- *^&?A
%-&$& ers sometimes offer, to increase their profits. The genuine article may be i> .^ \
\ ■ bought anj-where of all reliable druggists at fifty cents per bottle. Please a
\ ° to remember, the full name of the Company— .... _y >
- >• ' : „„. „. : CALIFORNIA FIG SYR.UP CO.- is printed on JTg&g
- .^>^s~ v^V'X.^ '%-.. the front of every pack- _^ .. rv \y'"V
age. In order'to get its W?£g£>"\ [
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CVW '\'- :''•/■ :■•■'•': *Cr.' : !:';"> 'ways necessary to buy C^^^--C^^**"^'i^^^^ - "^X'. < l'i>.
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Business Furniture
1 an(lsS.Eleventh Street.
A visit from you will
convince you where to
purchase your office fur
• Our stock consists of [■!
il the largest assortment of .j'
Desks, Chairs, and Di- |
rector's Tables to be \
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the Globe-Wernicke I
Co.'s Elastic Book Cases •
and Cabinets. !
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knowledge of her people, and this after
noon Jacic McDonald, who has been pay
ing attention 'to Miss Clough, passed
through on the same road, presumably
to join her and get married. Miss Ciougli
was to marry a young gentleman of Suf
folk on the Ist of November. She met
Mr. McDonald on the 2'M of September
but she was forbidden by her father to
receive his attention. He has betn
■.wr.cing and telegraphing her, and it is
supposed they had made arrangements
for eloping. Her people are very much
disturbed, as they favored the Suffolk
onian's suit, and had provided an elabo
rate trousseau for the event.
Confirmation of the above was received
at 7:30 to-night, when the young lady's
parents received the following telegram
dated at Parmalee. N. C:
/ "Am happily married. Please forgive
me. ANNIE.'
They Spoke at Chatham— Davis De
clines to Debate.
CHATHAM, VA., October 20.— (Special.)
This hus been a red-letter clay in Pitt
sylvania's political record! The "day broke
with a clear sky, ' and . the temperature
.was ideal for speaking in the open air—
a fortunate circumstance— as the court
room could not accommodate the large
crowd. About 11. o'clock Chairman Reid
mounted the stand on the \ court green,
5 **•»*>* Th«as iittls, pills will quickly cure
slnsist upon having French label printed
X: ,in four colors and English label \n black
C PABIS : Lerojr.--HEW r YORJC f• E. roofera & Co.
|[ - ' «nil »H Chemist* • '-.---.' ■"
©JMw STiSs,i[Ji^ii7 l^J!xlPClD)=«
that is, so far as it may interest you. A WOOD STOVE will
give more heat and less trouble than a coal stove; 55.00 will buy
the WILSON HEATER, the best wood stove made; Si. 75 get's
our No. 180 SPECIAL HEATER — a great value for a little
money. If you are trying soft coal for a change, get our BOSS.
It will only cost you §5. 50. These are straight tips.
For further particulars inquire of
Opp. Old Market. Richmond, Va.
Hardware, Roofing, Tin Plate, Nails, Barbed Wire, etc
which was surrounded by a large crowd
of the county's most substantial citizens,
and introduced Hon. Eugene Withers, of
Danville, who came forward midst shouts
of applause. Mr. Withers spoke for ;t
short while, defending in a most able
manner the new organic law. and point
ing out the unending good to be derived
therefrom. He then introduced Congress
man Swanson, who was greeted with an
outburst of deafening applause. ■
Mr. Swanson was in fine trim, and be
gan by saying he had hoped to divide
time with Mr. Davis to-day, but the lat
ter, as always heretofore, had refused to
meet him, and that he (Swanson) had
no respect for any man who would talk
about r another in the chimney corner,
but would not meet him face to face.
Davis's record in the Constitutional
Convention was then dissected. Mr.
Swanson referred to his first speech of
the campaign, which- was at the home
of Divis. On that occasion *he chal
leng,/ Davis for a joint debate. Davis
to fi.e the terms, but the latter wouid
not meet him on any terms. The reason,
said the speaker, that the Republicans
had .ever, won anything, in this district
was because they had never nominated
a man who would meet Claude A. Swan
son face to face. Mr. Swanson declared
that his majority In this county would
be numbered in the thousands.
During Swanson's speech Davis was on
the other side of the court-house speak
ing to a 'mixed crowd, the majority of
whom will have no voice in the coming
election.; During the afternoon, the Pro
hibition/nominee for Congress, Dr. D.
C. Dickinson, addressed a large crowd of
people from the same stand occupied by
Davis. His audience was composed of
people prompted to listen through curi
osity. :.'■'..-■: : ■■ : • " ■■.;■ .■ . -
Messrs; G. n. Airheart anil D. C.
Thomas Dead— A '/Weurtins. .
BjOANOKE. VA., October 20.-(Special.)
: George R. Airheart. an old Confederate
: soldier.- died, this morning, aged Cti years
.He -resided just south!. of Roanoke. and
; was one of the best known citizens ot
j Roanoke county. .He was a mernbor of
corps in the Civil War and
• was shot through the head at Gettysburg
|;and never entirely recovered from the
j wound. He is survived -by a widow ami
two sons.J.M.. Airheart. of, Cave Spring
and. William P. Airheart; ; or Kalamaioo
Mich. ;■'• ;.'•■ f . ■'-•.. :.-•:.;■■■.' ■ ' ■ -. ••.
:t: t 3 > ; G ' T t Jl ?. mas> *K e <3 ...S? years, died early
In What Water Do Richmond
People Wash After They Wash?
This very pertinent question was asked by a
visitor, who for the first time saw the filthy fluid
that our citizens must drink and bathe in.
By using the Roberts Germ-Proof Filter you
may. enjoy the comfort 3of clear and pure water for
bathing, cooking, and drinking.
From the Roberts Filter the Wal^r Flows in
a Steady Stream, llo\ Drop-by-Orop,
and as Clear as Crystal.
The price is low, and any family in mode
rate circumstances can afford to
own one! Call and see them q-?
at work at ' /C*CT\
The ■Richmond (|§p
Plumbing and
Mantel Company, fO| pt
26 North Ninth Street.
Thomas, this city. He leaves five sona.
The remains will be interred at Elliston
Miss Ida Lockett was married to Tay
lor Brooks last night, at the residence of
S. K. Adams. The bride and groom ar»
well-known in this city.
A football game took place a: Athletic
Park this afternoon between the North
Carolina Agricultural and Mechanical Col
lege anil St. Alban's school. U:uH"ord. re
sulting in a score of 5 to 0 in favor of the
Tarheels. It was the rowdiest game ever
witnessed here, the fisticuffs lasting .'after
the game was over, and extending t-?, iue
crowds on the street cars. The polic»
were powerless to manage them.
Murdered I»y Strangulation.
CRYSTAL FALLS. MICH.. October 20.—
John Johnson, of Amasa. a mining vil
lage near here, was found in his own
door-yard this morning, murdered by
The Great Sew York Horse Show,
Xovember lTth Co -"-'ml.
The Old Dominion Steamship Com
pany's ninth annual personalty comlu<'teil
excursion to New York, account thu
Horse Show, leaves Richmond Saturday.
November 15th. As New York is crowded
duiinfr Horse Show week, early applica
tion should be made to secure good steam
er and hotel preservations.
' '■; 121- east Main street-
Cenernl Daptlxt Axsoolntion. at .Vor
follc, Ya.— Special Rates Via C. Jk
O. "Railway.
;For the m^etinj; of^ the General Cap
tist Association of Virginli thf* Ches*
po.iko and Ohio railway will sell tfeketa
Richmond to Norfolk and return on No
vember .12th. lUtlv-antl Utir. rro-d for re
turn until November loth at the rate o'
Removnl Sale.
Constable Brothers are makinE: spee:n!
prices' to sell bit their stock— suits anil
trousers to order. Men's woo: underwvnr":
fine goods. Men's kid and dog?:-i"
Sieves. reduced— in many cases be
low cost.

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