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Tbe Thief Cnußlit— Evldencen of
Iron and OHln ICln* GcorßC-
Ainerlean Clsrar Comi>nny <<> nc "
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PETERSBURG. VA., October 23.-(Spe
claJ )-Ogcr Gill, the well-known colored
porter for Mr. David Bailey. .-vms burned
L^eath at an early tour this morning
at his home in the rear, of Lombard street
between Second and -Third streets- <3iH.
who lived by himself/ got up shortly be
fore G 'o'clock to prepare for his days
Tv-ork. and lighted his oil lamp by which
to dress. He had long, been subject to
epileptic attacks, and complained yester
day of foclinp badly. The supposition that
while dressing this morning he fell in a
nt, overturned and caused tho lamp to ex
plode and set his clothing afire, unable, to
help himself, and no one being near lo
renrea r.rKlstancc, the unfortunate man
was terribly burned, and dead in half an
hour. Those who first reached the house
founa him lying at the bottom of the
stairway leading up to : his room, showing
that he had tried to run from the house.
Tho place .was saved from burning by
•the fire department. The deceased had
been in Mr. Bailey's employment for six
teen years, and. is said to have been a
.very valuable man.
Last evening between six and seven
o'clock, as Miss Virgh.'a Bragg, was pas
sing along Bank street on the way to her
home on High street her pocket book
• containing several dollars and a silver
thimble, was roughly torn from her hand
t" a negro, who ran away. It was light
pnough for the young lady to get a good
view of the negro, as from her description
given of him, the police soon afterwards
arrested one Willie Mosely. from Rich
mond, when confronted by Miss Bragg.
This morning. Mosely was postively identi
fied as the robberand he will be tried for
felony. The police also arrested a negro
named Kelley. a Trenton, -N: J., negro
who was found with Mosely. . .
On the edge of Blackwater Swamp, in
Prince George county, a few miles from
this city, there have long been evidences
of the existence beneath of ■ iron and- oil.
During the visit recently of Grand Army
jnen from the North, the attention of
pome of them was attracted to this spot,
and the opinion was expressed that the
indication showed valuable deposits. 'This
morning Mr. C. A. Clarke received a letter
from Mr. Thomas R. McMillan, of Glade
Springe,'; Pa., asking that samples of tho
•vater and coil at this place be sent him
for analysis.'. If fo;:nd satisfactory, he
will come on and make further investi
Mrs. Alexander Donnan announces the
rngagemer.t of her daughter. Miss Lena
May Donnan, to Mr. Patiick; Hamilton.
The marriage will take place November
12th at the residence, on -Market street.
The American Cigar Company, '■which
has been offered; flattering inducements
from nine cities. Richmond included
among the number, to remove its plant
from Petersburg/ 'has decided to enlarge
its factory here and remain in this city.
The company to-day- advertises for sale
the sheds and out-houses- on Its -grounds,
":he same to be removed at once, in order
lo build a large brick factory, in addi
:ion to the one now occupied, for the
manufacture of cigars. When this new
building is completed, and there will be
no delay about it, the plant will be an
immense one. and will greatly facilitate
work, besides giving employment to a
large additional number of hands.
The company now has the largest pay
roll of any manufacturing establishment
in the city, having S7O names thereon,
mostly females. Besides doing the stem
ming for eighteen different factories at
different points for tha company, it turns
out 18.000 cigars a day for the. trade. -
Some of the inducements offered for the
plant by other cities were offers to build
factories, to charge but a nominal rent,
and to exempt from taxation for periods
of from ten to twenty years; 'While these
offers were tempting, the chief.advantage
of labor, which Petersburg has, was lack
ing in other communities. Therefore the
company prefers to keep its plant in Pe-.
tersburg, and to build and .enlarge to suit
Its own convenience aua meet its own
needs. .......
Police Officer Webb last night arrested
?„ 13-yen.r-old negro boy named Julius B.
Hairston, who has. been a runaway from
his home in Farmville since the 23th or
September last. This is the second time
lift has run away from his parents.
This morning Officer Dyson picked up
two white boys, aged about 1G years each,
who are runaways from tin ir homes in
Ga. They give their names as
Addison Hoop and Bert Spencer, and say
they left Atlanta on Friday. Their pa
rents will be communicated with.
Many men, white and colored—machin
ists, laborers, and others— appeared this
morning at the Shirley Hotel in response
to an advertisement of a genlloman from
Richmond, who wanted to employ l,o£Ki
men. The applicants, however, were dis
sppointcd in not finding the advertiser
Letters have been received from many
of the northern veterans who recently
visited Petersburg:. expressing hearty
; thanks -for. the courtesies .received whiiV
here. Mr. C. A. Clarke, the Confederate
guide who had charge of all these people
on their trips to the battlefields, is espe
cially than'.-.ed.
"Peter Morgan, a colored 'employee' in
t!i<« „i-..-.iJi -?f the- Norfolk and Western
railway in. this city, accidentally fell ii n to
an engine pit in the yard last night, and
: was seriously hurt. ■
As far as known, no formal report h-is
•ever been made by the committee of ne-
KTOom who went from this city to, Wash
ington to ;ay before the President and
• the Republican National Committee the
. political grievances of the negroes in Vir'
■ glnia. The committee gave* out on -their
, return that they had a. very pleasant and
satisfactory interview with the Proside-iL
but they withheld all details until a re
- port could be made to the. meeting* that
-. sent the. committee. This was many days
aP T;^' n<^ TCPOrt has yet bee " m/dS "
.The Hirst rug factory. iust stZriZ* «„
Guarantee street, is niw'in p^Saifi ■
;-:ssi w""^»w ""^»
Tl.e m , e iv« fro «
f NEW YORK. October "1 '_«!««» i
; inoptlng of the National Association at
Base-Bali Leaguea >
•;.;.. Many measure of minor le?.»rue imnor
■ the big : leagues .will come before Xhl
'^Tl mai " fl«* of tho SocS
I *V?.»jj M( i»Jf-P.rotcct ion :; against the big
teuu« In u» matter at »U>-^». E
Jacobs & Levy.
nri-MAN when ? well clrelsed is so :clressecl^bat
/\ you have to^look at binitwico to see how well he js
£5^ dressed. -■-■:-'^'/. ■ ,■ „. -„ V: • 7
Ssl :•■::•■. If you're a man who cares to be stylishly dressed,
you're poin# to find in our Suits au d G vercoats the soft of
Clothes you want. A man can be v?ry particular abouthis
Cloth in <r,' yet he need riot be exlraya^ant. :■.:. Overcoats, are a
special feature of our g-ooddotHes; this fall. •«
Overcoats for Men.
A - O i /T fhfi Overcoats of smooth Black and Oxford Che
/\ L \p I O » UU serviceable >and ■stylish,- made with
Black shoulders arid sleeve linings, Black; diagonal wool bodyJinmgs.
A - CO/) f\ f\ Overcoats of Black and Ozford overcoating,
J\ X. \p^U • t/.i/ lined with silk, hand-made collars, and but
ton-holes. If made by a reputable merchant tailor these coats would
cost one half more. . . . ' -„-,.,-
A 4- C* O C fl/ft "Double-Breasted.- Overcoats "of Gray Scotch
/\ L %P>^O» \J U Cheviot,: herringbone stripe, belted-in back.
If you care for an English effect you'll like these coats.
Other Overcoats at §30 and more if you prefer them. ; '
Fall and Winter Suits for Men.
A - O $ O Efl The best and largest; assortment of smart,
/liLtpM &»*jU snappy^ and"newest tailored Blen's Suits ever
shown here at the ptice. \ . . - . • V ;; > ; ,
Men's Suits for business, semi-dress, Black of newest. mixtures, sin
gle-or double-breasted Sack Coat, military, semi-mili- / f) f)
tary, straight back or conssrvative cut ........ . . ■yJ'-'M.'-nJ •\J \J
The Centre Rush--
New Soft' Hat for Young Men.
The style is smart and handsome, the color is Gray or
Black, crown can be dented Alpine shape or given the popu
lar " four dents," or it can be telescoped, price m <*% ■ q n
here..;.' ........... .^^•>^ O
Suits for Young Men.
Young Men's Suits of Cheviot and Cassimere Miz- g» Q EZjTk
tures, well tailored, sizes 28 to 36 . . .'.-. ... . . . . . . . . . . .-. V* O•O \J
Young Men's Suits of Black Thibets, Cheviots j" or Worsteds, 'two
or three button, double-breasted ; also, single-breasted, C?-.l ' O - C'/O
sizes 28 to 36 ... . .": . . ...... .... .... :". ... . . ....... <U
Extra Special, $4.98:
Boys' Suits and Overcoats.
Every Boys' Suit and Overcoat that sold up . .. .: . .
to S7 will be offered Friday and Satur- - @> A fi-Q
day, at ... ...:..... .......:.............. 0f.7.0'
Eussian' Blouse, Norfolk, Sailor, Three-Piece, Sing-le- and
Double-Breasted, Vestee Suits— not one will be spared! The
Overcoats are the ones we^have been selling- right along up to
$7, and are new, correct shapes, and serviceable.
Our ?3.50 Crosset Shoe toes the mark for «xll that's claimed for it —
the best for the money in town. . ■ ' '
705 Bast Broad St. 'Entire. b u iding.
Creseens's Gallant Attempt — Ig-niter
"Wins the Ramapo llandiccp at
Morris Park — Belle ot Lexington
Springrs a Surprise — Other Events.
MEMPHIS, TENN., October 23.— Two
world's records broken, another one tied,
and a gallant attempt by the great Cres
ceus to lower his trotting record, were
the sensational features at the Driving
Park to-day. •
Onward Silver, accompanied by a run
ner, got off the second trial, and the
handsome trotter fairly flew around the
first turn. Hudson apparently checked
his speed at the Jirst quarter, which was
passed in :34U- Going down the back
stretch Onward Silver broke, but soon re
gained his stride. The half was run in
l:0S?i, and the three-quarter pole in
1:41 ] ,2. Here the running horse set a hot
pace to the wire, and the mile was made
in 2:l4'^.
At the next pole the time registered
2-AS\i. Down the back stretch again On
ward Silver moved with clock-like pre
cision, and the mile and a half post v.as
reached in 2:2l'^. Here the runner again
set a hot pace, and at the last quarter
pole the 'time was 3:b\l~.
Hudson began to urge the horse to" the
stretch, and when the wire was reached
a new world's record was hung out, the
time being 4:2SU-
Creeceus.- with two runners, next ap
peared. Ketchum sent him along at a
lively gait lo the quarter m :31%. When
tho half was passed in 1:02, old horsemen
shook their heads and remarked that the
2:02U record was safe. The three-quarter
pole was readied in 1:33*~ and the mile
was finished in 2:04 tlat. - - ?"
In the Diamond Handicap, Major Del
mar trotted the first heat in 2:OSVi. equal
ling the world's record for geldings in a
race. In the. third heat of the earae
race, at half a mite, -Major, Delmar won
handily In 1:01, which is another record
for the distance. Summary:
Diamond Handicap— 2:ls trot; purse, $6,-
OUO— Major Delmar. won. in. three straight
heats: Cnase second, Nutbearer third.
Best time. 2:C6U.
-:1S pace; purse. '51,000— Orin B. won in
two straight heats; Harry D. second, ' M
ajor. Hal third. Best time. 2:09*4. : . ■-:
•2:12 trot: purse, $I.oori— Billy Foster Boy
won in t-»o straight heats: Grace Boyd
second, Lauretta third. -Best. time. -2:12V4.
2:10 pact M wagon— Goid Brick won in.
two straight heats; Nickel B. second, Dr.
Monical third. Best' time," 2:10y~... :
At Morris Park. ■
NEW YORK, October ■ 23.— A Feather
stone's Igniter, with O'Connor in the sad
dle, won the Ramapo handicap at Morris
Park to-day. The winner was .heavily
Climates wearout. Smokcsand sprays
do not. cuix'.: Tlu-y n-lk-vo symptoms
lusU'iid of removing causes; whereas
we take AhUiiiik ko thoroughly out of
the system that nolhins remains
which cm pniduceu n attack; suflerers
aru Mjoa able to work, cut," sleep and
stand exposure without Ihe slightest
return'of Asthma. •KHnev'right in
principle our treatment does- whiit
reliefs " cannot do.; Wftcure to stay
cured severe, lonp-standlng and pro'
"ounced "Incurablr" cases." If yoii are'
«Kej>lical,! tin bcc»ase you are ignorant
?££V r K^worJc- Since 18«3 vre have
1 tr eat«J 52.000 Asthma and Hay Fever ■■
Miflerers. * If you desire complete I re- ;
lief, heilth restored, and ; no return o fJ
Asthma, write for ourßook 7a«Fr«c.*
'JIXXJLu , ivi-VJiUL^Vi O-Oi U JL>JLIt?X"'XI.xV-<'i 7 '- *■-*-' i-tJ.J-'XX X»
■ played, his price opening at S to 1, and
was steadily pounded down until 4 to 1,
which was the best price. Igniter, won,
driving by a length, from the favorite,
Oom Paul. The surprise of the day" came
in the . -Fordhanfi; handicap.-; the. .winner
turning up the 10 to 1 shot, Belle of Lex
ington, who made air the running. Sum
First race— for 3-year-olds and upward;
the Withers mile— Potente (2 •■•to 1) won,
Clorita- ; (10 to 1) second. Animosity (20
to 1) third. Time, 1:41 1-2. . . - ■
Second race— The Autumn' Meadowbrook
handicap steeplechase, about three miles —
Cheval DOr (S to 1) won, The Abbe (8 to
1) second, Gypsie.' (U to 5) third.. Time.
11:15.- ■:->-:, , • : .;> : . * I •■ .- ._: - ■-
Third -.race— Ramapo hantlicap, v " 3-year-,
olds; mile and ; a.. furlong of. the Withers
course — Igniter -(4 to. l) won. .Oom Paul
(2 to 1) second, Caughnauwaga (13 -to- 5)
third. Time. 1:54? i.
Fourth- race — The Fordham high-weighr
handicap; last- seven furlongs of the
Withers mile— Belle of Lexington (10 to 1)
won. Royal (2 to 1) second, Unmasked (S
•to 1 third. Time. 1:27 1-4. ,
Fifth race— selling, for maiden 2-year
olds; last five furlongs . of the Eclipse
course-rFlorham Queen , (4^. t0,, 1),.-, won,.
Knight of -Gold (S- ; tq-l) second, .. Prince'
Ching (40 to 1) third.;- Time, :58 1-2..-
Sixth race— handicap for 3-year-olds and
upward; mile and a furlong of the With
ers course— St. Finnan (6 to 1) won, Rock
water (6 to 5) -second, Zoroaster (4 to 1)
third. Time, 1:55.-. •
On the Worth Track.
CHICAGO, ILL., October 23.— Results at
Worth: . . .-,, ... \
..First race— five furlongs— Apple Sweet
(1G to 1) won. Aylmer Bruce (4. to 1) sec
ond, Instar (25 to 1) third. Time, 1:011-5.
Second race— mile and seventy yards—
LaGoleta (9 to 5) won, Constellator (11
to 5) second. Gallant (40 to 1) third.
Time, '1:43.
Third race— six and a half furlongs—Au
tomaton (3 to 1) won. Sim W: (50 to 1)
second. Limelight (12 to 1) third. Time,
1:20 1-5.
Fourth race— six furlongs— Elsie L. (7 to
10) won, Hargis (S to 1) second, Hood
wink (15 to 1) third. Time, l:12 3-5.\
Fifth race — six and a half furlongs— Carl
Kahler (2 to 1) won." Evelyn ■ Byrcl (IS to
5) 'second. Bummer (10 to 1) third. Time.
1:20. /
Sixth race— one mile— Vulcain (4 to 1)
won. ,-Moabfna' (10 to J l) second, lllowaho
(IS to 5) third. Time, 1:40 2-5.
Exciting: Finislics— Kicljmontl llor.se
Greatly Admired.
GREENSBORO. N. C.; October 23.—
(Special.)— Clos- and' whipping finishes
made this another exciting day, at the
races of .the .Central Carolina Fair. In
the 2:24 trot the winner, Sidney Princt-,
a very handsome bay stallion, owned. by
Hanson. of> Richmond, was greatly ad
mired for beautiful' trotting action, and
great speed. The 2:17 paco was won by
Japo, : Jr., driven by Abrams. Captain
Chucks of, Marietta, Gal. was a close sec
ond: The;time of the first, heat is with
in, a second; and a : quarter of the State
record. .- '•-■ '-'. : :-: : ■■'■- ■ ';.. ;■: ... : . -
The meeting will close to-morrow, with
a 2:21 trot and -pace, and a running race.
From here most of.'.' the horses' will go
South, instead.- of to Raleigh, "as here
tofore. - •' : ■ ■ " . • •
Summaries: ..■ .
2:17 pace— purse. ?500— Japo, Jr.; 1-1:
John W. Patterson.. 3-3-2; J. P., 4-4-U.
Time. 2:16V4, 2:19, --2:ll»i. ".-■.•■■:■
; 2:24 ... trot— purse. $350— Sidney. Princ<*
4-1-1-1; Katie, 1-2-3-3; Petronell. 3-3-2-ifi
Albert M., 2-4-4-4. Time, 2:27, 2:21»i, 2:23K». i
2:25? i- - •',- ■- . . .; ;. / - -'"'
Running Race,, for . Purse of $250,
.• . : AVon liy Punctanl. ■ ■-.- "'" ' ■''
; WINCHESTER,': VA..- October 23.— (Spc-.
cial.)— Following is I the-summary'of races
n t the »' Shenandoah ; . Valley Agricultural .
Fair,, in .this; city,; to-day r: 1 - "~: .-.■.■• .; . .
. ■ ■-: Hunters' - contest ; ; ■ purse, .- sso— William •
PennVwon. C.vA. Dearmont second; Dick'
H... Harris Brothers, third. Sparks and
Roy-Carter also rnnl v
r. Running race:othrce-fourth -mile heats;
purse.; $2Sft-^-Punctual.' Ernfßtr ITf terbnch -
1-1; Baritone. vDorre'l - and ■;• Merchant, - 3-2" .;
Wait Not, E. M. Saffell, 3-3.: Time. : l2o.\
1:22. ': ■ ; " „-. „;•-:;.•-■ ; .. ; - s \
:•"? Steeplechase; . - gentlemen riders: purse,"
$75;t?two ■: miles— Hurry: rUp.^Dorrell- and
Merchant;;?; first ;<» Lillian Russell;,-' Pritts
and: ;Dearmont,;?secondr} Merry -Boy I,
T:i Gibson. I , third.- Time, 4:16. • '.
S3 Scratch Srfrace-^Lii;; i; J.^>E. ■'& Fiinkhouser - :
flrst;sßertle;§ J:K Frank t Jackson, " second ;■:
Dccchiicil AVnn for Long: Time Sec
retary; of the CommoixTrcaltli— His
Splcnditl Record as a Soldier, Clti
. Zen, and Paljllc Official.
Judge Henry "W. Flournoy, one of the
most popular and widely-known men .in
Virginia; died yesterday morning ,_at
Houston, Tex. The sad news was re
ceived here by Dr. E.-Galeski in a tel
egram from Mr. T. J. Gastori, a promi
nent member of Houston, which read:
"Judge. Flournoy died -at S:OS this morn
ing; heart failure; son with him." No
further; particulars were given, but it. is
thought i that his death must have been
very.; sudden", as nothing: was known, of
his illness here, and Mrs. Flournoy .was
at the time visiting- relatives in Charles
ton, W. Va. , .■• " :
Dr. Galeski wired Mr. Gaston to have
the body prepared for burial and shipped
to; Richmond at once. The interment will
take place in Hollywood as soon^as the
body reaches here, which will probably
be to-morrow.
- The sad intelligence was received here
with the deepest grief. There is
hardly a man of any prominence in the
" city who did not know Judge Flournoy
personally, and the news of his sudden
end was not long in spreading. Men stop
ped, on the street to- tell each' other,
friends ''phoned one another and discussed
the great 'lose suffered by. Virginia. Grief
was universal as v.-as the laudation of
the splendid man. All felt that they had
iost; a personal friend, whose place could
not be filled.
Judge Flournoy was a man who com
bined all the virtues and few of the vices
common : to mortals. A distinguished ju-
J rist, an ardent patriot, a brave soldier,
and : a - devoted husband and father, he
passed through the vicissitudes of. life
' without a blemish upon his character.
No word is heard in depreciation of his
worth— all epeak of him as an "honora
ble man." He never had an enemy— even
his political opponents admired and hon
ored him. Every man was his friend, and
there was probably no citizen in. the State
more widely known than he. He posses
sed the innate courtliness which marked
him among his lellow mortals and made
him pre-eminently a type of the "Old
Virginia- Gentleman." -
: Judge Flournoy was a writer of no mean
ability. He. edited %nd compiled several
law books, among which was a revised
edition of Mayo's Guide. All of his works
: were well thought of by the profession,
and are in constant use.
Judge Flournoy' s career was a brilliant
one and his sudden death came upon the
eve of the success of his great financial
undertaking. He was born , in Halifax
county in the year IS4G, being a son of the
late Thomas S. Flournoy, of Prince Ed
ward,-and a grand-son of Judge Fiournoy]
of the same county. His early education
was received at the best private' schools
in- this section of the State, but was in
terrupted at- the' age of W, by the war
between the States. In July, ISO 2, he cast
his lot with the Confederate cause and
enlisted in Company G,. Sixth Virginia'
Cavalry, in whicu he served with distin
guished gallantry until wounded at Tom's
Creek, in October. ISC4. The' following
November he enlisted in the Third Com
pany, Richmond Howitzers, with which he
fought until the surrender at Appomattox.
At the close of the war he took a course
of private reading in- law, and began to
' practice in Danville in ISC".- In June,- IS7O,
he was electcrl judge of the : Corporation i
Court of Danville, which office he held
until IS7S, when he. resigned his judgeship
and resumed the practice of law' inHali- j
fax. He took his place among the most
talented "attorneys in .the State and con- j
tinued-at his chosen profession until 1533, j
when he was elected to the office of Secre
tary^ the" Commonwealth. In this capa
city Judge. Flournoy served his State with
signal .ability. He" was re-elected to the
ofiicefor six consecutive terms.
His first political reverse came in the i
year. 2893. when he was defeated for the j
office of Secretary of 'the; Commonwealth; j
by. Hon." Joseph T. LaAvless, then of Ports- ;
mouth. .'. v, .. ;. v.,
... Judge; Flournoy_ r - was a personal and
political ■ friend ; of: Colonel A. S.
Buford, .who • feels " his dealli deeply,' and
who stood by him in his political battles.
[His vigorous opposition to: Colonel,;O'Fer
rall created some: feeling and when the
Legislature was chosen in sympathy with
■ the; new " Go vernor. Judge Flournoy.' s flag
went down after one of the bitterest con
tests ever fought at the Capitoli
Judge Flournoy..resumed the practice of
law in this city in 1594, but shortly there
after -in' hopes of repleting. his 'broken
fortunes he became interested .in :thp
gold fields of Klondike. This venture did"
; not j' prove "successful and he moved to
• Farmville and 'again resumed the practice
of -law.. He lived there until -the", time of
: his. death. '"^ " / " -I
Several months ago he. because of his
(remarkable, personality, and. unsurpassed.
lability.'" was elected president of the *At
jldntlc and Pacific which has
valuable oil wells ; ln Beaumont, 4 Tex.- He
; was -; In ; Houston , on. business at ; the : time
;of;; of ; his : v deathi y ; Dr^; : S. i Galeski is vice- j
presiderit,of. the company,; and numbers "of. l
;Richmond. and vVirglnla: people are-; inter-?
:ested)inCits affalrs-WHe^wasJiristrunvental?
in - bringing^ about^thej? success .■:; of .-'Pth'c'^
?Atl^ticJandlPacific;jCompany"sat -.Sour-;
[lake,. Tex.. . where he was the .pioneer." •
Rosa Bcuna Wood,- of Mecklenburg, .who
Mr '"' ''Henry.? V*-T flournoy. .who'? was <^asr
aociated'.with, his. father in^buslnessjand
was withlhim;at: the "time.of;his;death:,,::
■'■' ; A' telegram "was received last night from
Mrs.. Floumoy statmgrOthatVshelwpuld
mcct > the body ' in .Richmond?:^ She will
probably, arrive'! to-day : and r will; be the
guest' of" Mrs. -Junju.s B.; Mosby, . a ,llfe
lorig friend of the' family. ;V: , '.(
• Judge -Flourhoy's home;: life was; one of
especial beauty "ana/ happiness. "He was
devoted : to > h is i family and never during
the riish ; bf Ws eventful life- did he for-,
get the duties -of a .husband and ;fa.ther.;
His' home was . his haven of ~ rest into
which he never "carried; the troubles jhe
met...His ; wife was ever ,his sweetheart
arid his son. his idol. ; ... , ; •
3lr. J. T. :.-. AndcifaonM: Fine. Aiiinml,
■ TVestovcr, Slightly Injtired:
Mr. J. T. Anderson, president of ; the
Horse Show' Association, had a narrow
escape from a serious accident yesterday
afternoon at 4:3o?o'clock on :Maln, street,
near the Chamber, of : Commerce. His
horse, Westover, hitched to . a runabout
containing Mr. ; Anderson and his . negro
driver/ was struck by/ car No. 2-18 of/ the
Clay street line, on the east bound .track,
and thrown, heavily to th-e ground. The
animal's forefoot was' caught in .the fen
der of the car and badly wrenched.. Mr.
Anderson and his : driver jumped; from
the vehicle when; the horse went down,
and -escaped .injury. ' •\ ; ■■'„...
Mr. Anderson," had just passed Isinth
street, and was proceeding up Main on
the east track. The Clay strVet car,
Motorman Brinkley in / charge. :was com
ing down Main street on the. same track.
Mr. Anderson was unable lo. \_turn his
horse to the west track on account of the
repairs that are going on to that portion
of the track. lit was cut off from turn
ing out to the right or left by. vehicles
that were standing. on the. street. . at- ; He ;
'tempted to reach- an open space beyond
the vehicles on. the "south "side "of* Main
street, and his efforts, must have , been
plainly visible to the mbtorman". The car
continued to approach, and Mr.' Ander
son, seeing that he could not make the
opening before the car shut him off.
stopped his: horse, and began. to back him
down Main street to avoid a collision. The
car continued to and it looked
as If the motorman made no effort to as
sist Mr. Anderson, in his effor's, to es
cape. It was evident ' to " th*3 bystanders
that a collision was inevitable unless tho
car was stopped, as Mr:' Anderson could
not turn out to avoid; the collision on ac
count of excavations on. the west track.
The car struck the ' horse's head . and
knocked him clown, turning, tire runabout
around and dragging the animal several
feet. Fortunately the speed of the" car
had been reduced, and the runabout was
not overturned. Tiro animal was bleed
ing- about the eye. and was badly shaken
up, but it is not thought that he is seri
ously hurt..
There is : no reason. to doubt that, had
reasonable care been exercised by" the
motorman in putting on his brakes and
reversing his lever, the accident would
not have happened. Mr. Anderson said
that the collision could have been avert
ed,, as his pred' :ainent was plainly seen
by the motorm n in time to prevent the
accident. No arrest was made.
Board of Health Mensnre to Go to
Co in in on Council for Action.
. The Council Committee on Health last
night decided to report the- pure food
ordinance to the next meeting of tho
Common Council recommending favorable
action. The ordinance, as presented by
the Board of Health, was amended by in
serting a requirement that all milk cows
must show a clean certificate as. to tuber
culosis lA-fore the milk can be sold in- the
city. This was upon the suggestion of
Mr. T. B. Hicks. The ordinance provides
fcir the." inspection of all foods in the city
by. a city inspector. -
.-Reprieve Refased.
. Governor Montague last night refused
to grant a petition for the reprieve 1 of
Arcnt. the Brunswick 'county murderer.
■ He is to be hanged to-day.; ..:-...
AV'hat Will the Clearings De?
The bank clearings of Richmond from
Januarj',l. 1902.- to. October- 1, 1902, show a
total of 5105,57a£09."49. -. , -; V
What the- total December 31.
1902? The clearings for/, August ---were
£15,931,139.63, and for September, 516.595.
7G9.95. If you' come, nearest Ito the ;total
for the year 1902, .before November Ist.
$35 will be; added; to the first prize. Read
the big advertisement and act to-day.
Uniforms for jjrect Sweepers.
At the meeting of the Council Commit
tee on Heal th last . night the question . of
uniforming the^ employees of the% Street-
Cleaning Department was discussed in an
informal -way. and; when; Superintendent
Henry. Cohn : brings the matterto.the at-,
tention of the -committee ,ia, an official*
way it looks .as . if the plan' will be
adopted. >■ ; - ; .
.Mr*. Potts AVillXot Ride.
An erroneous statement appeared in
yesterday's :Dispatch that Mrs. Allen
Potts would! ride at the Lynchburs; Horse
Show; ; Mrs. Potts ; never "rides routslde»"of
Richmond: or the country place of her
husband.' ■'.-. •■: ■:; - .- . ,
Death of ConKreKsmanßns.iell." :
r . D ANTELSON. CONN.. October 25.-Con
gressman .Charles A; Russell died her=»
to-day. ' - ' ' ■ .. :
-[ -■-. /: ;■.;-;_ Ills Snccess Certain. ..
':•;., (Washington Star.)
. ".T.9, v ' ?ny ; that =yoii have made a sue-
I cc.«s- of politics?" *
"Are you* an orator?"- • . . - -
- "No, sir. I'm -the leader of a brass
band. .The musicians always ; get money*
DUlL(Cl\<3'}. •
i ErSQINES,V _ - '
and- puts 'tip smokestacks and handles all
kinds of - heavy : materials. Machinery and
toilers and machinery plants of all descrip
tions contracted for to transfer and erect
by competent men,' with rigging:; and _all ne
cessary tools to complete the work.
Freight; transferred with . dispatch from
all depots. Blocks and- tackle, skids,.crow
tars,? and jack3crews i .'for . hire. Your pa
tronage solicited. :
Clarence Wyatt,
Phones New, 226 ; Old, 579.
(Jy 30-W.F.4:Su-3m)
Write for prices and samples.
so: 25-F&W&wlm _,
; Malaria, Chilly*
are quickly cured fey the
AU drugglata'. Small fcottle, , 50c. ; large,
$1; . . cc 12-dti
Beware of
Typhoid -Fever.
Don't wait until malaria or typioid
fever fastens its deadly hold on you, but
fortify your system against its attacks
by takias regular dose 3of
For sale at all drugsto/es. £oc. bottle.
Seaboard Air-Line RailTrny, Low
Rates to California and the West.
s Even* day during the months of Sep
tember and October the Seaboard Air-
Line railway will sell one-way, second
class settlers' tickets to California and
ot her t western points at exceedingly low
rates. --:.-.;- :■ ."
-; Service: offered .by. the Seaboard unsur
passed by any railroad in the South. ,'
: Further information cheerfully furnish
ed by. agents or- representatives of the
Seaboard, or call on or address
Z., P. -SMITH,
- District Passenger Agent,
J- 1006 east Main street. Richmond. Va.
General Baptist Association, at Nor
folk, Va.— Special Rates Via C. &
O. Railway.
For the meeting of the General Bap
tist -. Association of Virginia the Chesa
peake and Ohio railway will sell tickets
Richmond to Norfolk and return on No
vember 12th. 13th. and. lith, good for re
turn until November 19th, at the rate of
One Fare lor the Ronnd-Trin. Rich
■ mond to Xciv Orleans, Z.a.. via
Seaboard Air Line Ralhrny, Amer
ican Banters' Association, Xot.
11-lSth, 11)02.
On account of the above occasion ths
Seaboard will sell tickets at rata of one
first-class fare for the round trip. Nov.
S, 9 and 10. ISO 2. final limit ten days in
addition to date of sale. By depositing
ticket with joint agent at New Orleans
on or before Nov. 13. 1502, and upon pay
ment of a fee of 50 cents an extension
may be hnd until Nov. SO. \
ocl4-Tu,Th&S nol2
American Federation of Labor, XeTv
Orlenas, Ln., Xot. 13-22, 1302.
On account of the above occasion the
Seaboard Air Line will sell round-trip
tickets at rate of one fare for the round
trip, on Ncv. 11 and 12. 12<}2. final limit
Nov. 24. / ocl4-Tu,Th&S nol2
United. Dnnßliter-s of tlic Confeder
acy, Xciv Orleans, La., Xor. I^-13.
'On account of the above occasion the
Seaboard Air Line will sell round-trip
tickets to New Orleans at rate of one
first-class fare for the round trip. Tick
ots to be sold Sth. 2th and 10th. with final
limit ten '.days in addition to date of sal;,
except by " deoositing ticket with joint
agent at New, Orleans on or before. Nov.
IS. and upon payment of a fee of 50 cents
an extension to Nov.3> may be obtained.
For further j.iformatlon relative .to
above, tall or -write ir.v representative
of theSeaboarrt. or Z.'p. SMITH/
District Passenger Agent.
ICOC East Mainu street.
'Phone. 405. . ocl-t-Tu.Th&S nol2
Very Loir Rates: to R«lcls:h, 'X.'T G."
One-Fare for Ronn«l-Trip.
On account of the annual meeting ot
the North Carolina State Agricultural
.Fair.;the Seaboard Air I-ine will sell tick
ets at rateiof one-fare for the round triD.
plus s<> cents. '" Tickets- to be sold Oct; 25
(o 30. Inclusive.- final limit. Nov. 3. Rate
from Richmoml: for the round trip. 53.30;
from : Petersburg;. $L!W. Three ti ains daily
between ,"R»chnioncT and Raleigh.
oc!4-Tu.Th&S orSO ■ ;
"What TV'ill Ilie Clearing* Be?
. The bar.k clearinss of Richmond from
Jan. 1. ISO 2. to Oct. 1. 1902, show a total of
315S 876.2C9.40. ""-.-■ ,
■What -will be the total Dec." 3t. 1902? The.
clearings for Augrust. were 115.331.135?^"
and for; -September. 516.595.703.95. If voii
come nearest to. the total for the yenr
IPO2 before Nov. -If J35 will be aiTded to th»>
first prize.. Read, the blgr advertisement
and act to-day. ' ;_'■..' ' . -
■Via C. & Q Railway and
} \ \bid Point.
Leave Kichxnohd via: Chesapeajceanrt
.Ohio -.-; railway v U-iiy. except Sunday "•£
,4?F..iil. ; ;;connecUns, at Old ; Pomt -with
;the;sUDerb steamers or iihe Old Bay Line
leaving rP^M^arrtvins Baltimore'
t>:3o -^V. M:. •; In p time :: to make* connection
b»ithiaU trainas Nortl^iEa»t;fanPw^^
[Short | rails ride s and* aU ? DJehtV on Yon^ii
ItKai 1 fineat^stearaera ? f n-s southern Kwater^*
f Returnlng^s arrive gf Richmond '5 « SATfMJ*
stSStiSS^- .. 1,.
- .~ -1 -. — - ;eOUKT>.
?\ 7:J5 A. M ., except Sunday. j 0 Olrf t> ,
D:00 ::; A;M...dAlIy: to Norfolk A°H
'4:00 P.M. 1 ; except Sunday tn i\ n . f „ '
:5:005P.'-'iL. dally to Newport' ■ w lfe>
-;■■■; •■• -•WEST-BOUND-MAIN IjV~
; 10:10 Al M., except Sumlav. { » en*
2M P. M. dally to Cincinnati ar<» r
vvfllc. ' " ." ' r-'^l».r -'^l».
5:15 P. M.. : : except Sunday, to Dos™
j 7:00 P. M. daily to Cincinnati *
■ james-river Divrsrox
I 0:"0 A. -M. daily to Clifton For^
5:15 P. M. : , except Sunday, to Brea
daily, for Danville and Durham- li-is »
M; daily for Atlanta. Augusta, and Mf-f'
South; 2:30 P. J[. driily for NewfCH^
and points South; 5 P. M.. local, dai'l- "*
cept Sunday, to Keysville. • ■ ,*
YORK RIVER LINE.— I:3) p. IL^ daihr
except Sunday, for West Point. eonnect!r
-with steamer for Baltimore: 2:15 p j5
daily, except Sunday, local expre«3 ' to-
West Point: connects with stage a: j>
ter Manor, and also with steamer at W™
Point for Baltimore: 5 A. jr.. local m f-rf*
for West Point daily, except Sunday
daily, vestibnlcd limitea to Norfolk- 33
A. M.! daily, the Chicago Express, BtistoJ
Chattanooga, and points South and \Ve« t I
12:20 1 P. ;M. daily, ■ Pvoanoke express f--
Farmvllle, Lynchburar. etc: 3 p. .m^'h-
Norfolk, etc:,' 7:25 P. >L. daily for JTor'oS
and intermediate points; 0:;i5 p. jj.
for, Lynchburg, Chattanooga, ami
Orleans. .
I : SEABOARD AIR-LlNE— Main - Str«t
i Station.— 9:lo A. M. dally, for Petersbnrz
Xorlina. N. C. and all intennedia>
points, connecting with trains for He»^
' derson. etc.; 2:15 P. M. and 10:37 P. JL to
principal cities of the South and South
west.: Florida. Cuba. Texas. California
and Mexico, and the North, for Washing
ton 5:45 A. M. and 5:C6 P. M. ""'"
A. M. daily, through train from BjrS
Street Station for %Vashington and't)?
yond; 6:15 A. M. daily, from -Main-Strc**
Station for Washington and beyond; 7 {'
.M.. except Sunday, from Elba Swtion
.for Ashland; 8 A. M., Sunday only froa
Byrd-Street Station for Washington and
beyond: 8:50 A. M., except Sunday from
Byrd-Street Station, for 'Washington aitf
beyond; 12:05 noon, except Sunday, fnj^
ByrU-Street Station, for Washington aril
beyond; i>:os P. M.. fi-orn Main-Street si.i
tion for Washington and beyond; 4 P. it.
except Sunday, from Byrd-Street Station
aocommodation for Fredericksbnr? S:H
P. M. daily, from Elba Station. for"\Va3h
ingrton and beyond: «:30 P. 31.. except Sun
day, from Elba Station, ror Ashiand; S;£i
P. M. daily, frora Byrd-Streec Station, fo?
"Washington and beyond: 11:13 P. ll. t ex
cept Sunday, from Elba Station, for Ash
Arrive- "By rd- Street Station— 3:23 A. if.,
except 'Sunday, frona Fretleri^k.«hursr: 5-ii
A. ~M. daily, from North; 12:01 P. If.' "K." K .
cept Sunday; 7/d5 P. M. dally; S SO P. jl
Arrive— Elba Station— B:4o A. Jr.. except
Sunday, from Ashland: 2:02 P. M. Jaily,
from the North: *} p. M., except Similar]
from Ashland; 11 P. M.. except S!;ndaj%
from Ashland.
Arrive— Main-Street Station— 2:os P v
and 10:20 P. M. daily.
Norfolk Limited. dr>Hy. for Pe*' > r«bKr''
Waverly, Suffolk, and Norfolk: 3:' T. A. il,
rl->ily for Pe^-sburfr. Emporir WeMoD
Fayetteville. Charlpston. Savannah. Tamp
a—connects for "Wilmington and Golds,
boro": 12:20 P. ?.r. and C:6s P. 3E.i-for.pp:
tersbur?: and intermediate- noinr?; 3 P. JT.
Ocean Shore Limited, for Norfolk. Wst.-.'
Iv. and Suffolk: 4:30 P. 7.X.. for Peters Sun
Weldon. and Rook>- Mount: 7:25 P. IL,
for Peterpburg-. Emporia. Weldon. Fay'
etteville. Charleston. Savannah. Tampi:
S:STi P. M. and 11:30 R M.. for Petersburg
Every hour- 'from -6 A. M. to 10 P. it
Lest car 11:30 P2 3 1.
30 Minutes -After Every Hour froa i:%
ATM. to 10:30 P. 3t.
Friday and Sunday special "exctirsicsj
fc round trit>.""Trt: « if f-= i ct AuciTPt 7th.
DI2SCT EOUTE .TO 803X01.'. JtASi,
Bteamera leave Norfolk for Bo3:os
and SUNDAY at 6 P. M.r for ProvfJenc*
DAY at H F- il. .
Accommodations and cu.'aine unsur
Passengers and freight tikes for aC
Ne.v Kngland points.
Tickets on sale at Chesapeake and Oh!t
and Norfolk and Western railway officei
and 9U3 east liatn street.
11. H. WKIGIIT. A«at.
ap SO Xorfolk. V»-
Stea.tu«;r Pocahcuiaa leaves every -MOr«'
DAi'. WEU.NKaDAi', and FP.IUAY 31
7 A. M. for Norfolk, Portsmouth. Otf
Point. .Newport News. Clare trcent. ani
James-river landings, anti connecting 1 i
Old Poinc and Norfolk for Waaltingnn
Baltimore, and the North.
State-rooms reserved for the night a!
moderate prices.
Electric-cars direct to the v.-h.irf. "a:"
only J1.50 and XX to Norfolk. Music bj
Grand Orchestrion.
Freight received for above-name-1 places
and all points in Eastern Virginia and
North Carolina. IRVtN \rEISHIEK
General ilanagex
■ K. A. Barber. Jr.. Secretary. Js_*_
ir^ Steamship Co.
. Ths Hew Steamers
%K®m iaciudlng state-room acconi:noua
txon Arriving at Norfolk a: t> A. 3C ther*
"raniterrlng.tc. New York steamer. daST.
eX o^SeTs a can leave daily, except Sni;
daY dv Chesapeako and Ohio railway a.
p ■ M by Norfolk and 5J estern raihvav.
bbtuilnS connectlns at Norfolk with di
rect steamers sail-ntc same :dar. .
Fre'ght for alt northern, eastern. a«
foreign ports rtceived an., forwar^
d?aif>v except Sunday, at company I
wharf. -Koctetts .■■ *• , v
Tickets on sals at company s offlce. -^
ri-> east ; Main street: Rfchxaond Tran*
ffr Company. No. D.XI east Main s:r«t
AturPh^BCote:. Chesapeake and Oh:«
and WcVmohd and Petersburg *£*?•
RlchCToi.d. . -EaßSase checked through .a
all points. jqhnf _ MAYEEU Agea^
. 'i2i2 east Itoln street.
- :. . -■■;■ General r*ass<?r:2rer Asen^
H.- B. WALKEK. TraCJc -Mjrr.. New lorSt
Ci.iUtl STKAMSHIP &&&'hL
received /daily unttrs P. M
JForjturther information apply^ ; ,
:.^^"iT;-i?r|B«neral'Aßenta. P£il!aJ<?iptl i '
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