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XJSW YORK. November 21.— Bradstrcet's
to-morrow. will say:
Favorable conditions still - govern the
trnde situation. The mild open fall
weather is complained of, as restricting
Iho movement of winter goods at retail,
nnd delaying collections at. a', few points,
but it is not to be forgotten that pres
ent temperature favors to continued
Rxowth of the cotton crop, and a larger
yield than expected, while it is enabling
the railroads to make a far better fight
against the prevailing freight congestion
than was earlier deemed possible.
"Export trnde returns look better than
preliminary, reports foreshadowed. Ag
ricultural products, owinp to high prices.
have g-one ahroad in smaller volume than
expected.* but there "Is, evidently a* larger
movement of manufacttired g-oods: -
Tho railroad situntion is certainly a re
markable one. The complaint is no longer
cne of car shortage, of lack, of motive
power, or even of sufficient yard facilities.
The fact is becoming ap;ireciated that the
business of the country . offered to the
railroads is so large that new measures
must be devised to meet the new condi
The strength of the raw material -has
been of benefit to the cotton groods mar
ket, which" however, remains quiet but
Among the features brought out in tele
prams to Bradstreet's this week, is the
increased activity noted by jobbers in
holiday goods, especially in the better
grades of jewelry and fancy products.
Business failures for the. week number
201, as against 223 this week last year.
Cnme from n Grnte in Which There
Ilnd Been Xo Fire for Tear*.
The family of Mrs. J. C. Mitchell, liv
ing on tho Mechanicsville turnpike, near
the toll pate, were thrown into a panic
yesterday morning by the explosion of
several cartridges in a grate in the bed
room of Mrs. -Mitchell.
In the room were several persons, in
cluding the 5-year-old grandson of Mrs.
Mitchell. The day was cold and it was
.decided to light a fire in an open grate
in the room which had not been used for
tho past ten years, the house being
heated by stoves. Suddenly a noise like
the report of a pistol was hoard. an<3
the child, little James Bryant, fell to the
floor, clutching his side. Mrs. Mitchell
rushed to bis assistance when another
report was heard followed a few mo
ments later'by another. The family be
came alarmed, and rushed from tht>
It was found that the child had been
rtrucfc in the side by a bullet. Fortu
nately it did not penetrate, but left n
black bruise.
How the cartridges g-ot into the fire
place is a mystery which the family can
not explain.
The chair-men of the various commit
tees of the Senate i.and House held a
mooting- yesterday afternoon ; at 4 o'clock
at the Capitol for the purj^ose of ar
rangins for* X lre commencement of the
■work before the several commitiees. and
the numerous liub^c^mmittees, and for
the fixing of times for mooting- so as to
avoid conflict. Nothing of importance
was done furtlver than to discuss the
situation and the plan of .procedure.
Practically all the real work of the
General Assembly will be done in com
mittees for some, time . yet. until suffi
cient progress 'shall' have been made
•with the work of conforming- the statutes
to the new Constitution by the com
mittees having; charpe of the various sub
divisions of the . work. Several, of the
far-seeing members arc already savins:
that the Insufficiency of the Edwards
plan is already apparent, as indicated by
the effort to divide the work among
the committees. -
Secretary Button, of the Senate, pre
sented penknives to the senators, and
Included the reporters, and Clerk John
"W. Williams, who presented to the mem
t/ers of the House knives, also gave them
fountain pens. Mr. Williams also re
membered the reporters for the press.
The knives and pens of the members are
paid for out of the allowance to members
for stationery, while those given to in
dividuals not members are personal pifts
of the clerks, and not out of the State
The House Committee on PrivilegVs
and Elections will meet next Tuesday,
and it is expected that the contested
case from Norfolk city will bo called. It
is not considered likely that, tlie contest
will be prosecuted further. Indeed; there
has been no procedure in the case up tc
DinVrent Living; Affects Some Peo
"I never drank coffee until after I
was married," says a lady from Adair
ville. Ga.
"My husband drank coffee and T thought
it was nice to drink with him, and we
enjoyed 1 »t together. After a while I
found that my digestive organs were
much disturbed, but not knowing' the
cause, I went on drinking coffee and
growing more wretched each day.
"In due time, three .little* girls came
1o what ought to have been a happy
homo, but I was nervous and unhappy
myself and could not make anyone else
happy; to my great consternation, two
of my little girls had .spasms, and I, a
nervous wreck; found it impossible to eat
anything that did not hurt my. stom-
'•I finally concluded I had heart disease,
my heart pained me so much after eat
ing, and my head' was so dizzy, I often
thought 1 would fair when trying, to walk
across the room.
"I tried every medicine I heard of, and
had different doctors treat me, but with
Jio benefit. I could not sleep halfythe
night, and never slept sound. I would
wake out of a frightful dream only to
doze and wake again. .
"Finally, I read of Posium Food Coffee,
and my husband, got a package from our
grocer; 1 made some accordingito direc
tions. I liked its flavor very much, and
the first cup seemed to help my. stomach.
I used it .every meal, sometimes making
a whole meal on Posium, and a bit of
"I Improved bo fast that 1 could soon
anything I wanted. I began to look
no much better my friends were sur
prised, and said I looked as. well as when
1 v.as first married. I could sleep as'
sweetly "as. a. child. Of course, the chlK
dren quit coffee and drank Posium, and
they all began, to fatten, and the' spasms
stopped. ;
"I wish 1 could impress H on. every
weak, nervous'" person >. to abandon; coffee
and use Postum Cereal.- If every nerv
ous person could have seen me.in my
nervous affliction from drinking:; coffee.
an.J could now sec. me and my little. ones
around tho table *n joying our : -Postunv ;
ihc-y surely would never' indulge in. cof- :
f^e again, ._ for. there is -rib more, nervous
prostration ; ho' more . headaches : 'no ' more
EpaKms, and J am aJale' toildo: mytowiv
work and care for - my ; children.''^ Name
Klvtnby Postum C 0... Battle Crecl^ ; Mich;
Will Be the Adyanta^bfc
riyevi From an Old Remedy
in New Form. • :
Mr. Tragle, of the Tragle Drug Co., of
Cur City, Interested.
The Public Marvel, and Doctors Every
' where Pleased. !.-'-'
Nowadays it takes considerable to as
tonish \ the world. So many wonderful
things have been discovered -in the past
century that it has seemed almost impossi
ble that anything more could 2 . be "."'found to
add to the comfort or benefit of man.
Probably no branch of science has made
such wonderful strides as have been made
in the practice of medicine. Diseases that
ji number of years ' ago were considered
fatal, are now known to be curable.' Even
consumption 1s no longer looked upon with
the dread that it formerly inspired. -
Jt is right on this line of wasting dis
eases that we now have news of a won
• derful discovery— one -that is bound to
revolutionize the science of medicine and
startle the world. Every pne is familiar
with methods that have been' employed
by physicians for years, in cases that they
were afraid would developinto a decline.
In all troubles of the throat, lungs,
bronchial tubes and other similar ailments
that were known- to end disastrously,
about the first thing the doctor would do
would be to recommend cod liver oil, for
cod liver 'oil has been recognized- for a
great many years as possessing peculiar
medicinal properties particularly adapted
for the cure of such troubles. " .
Every one knows the objection, however,
to the use of this nauseating-:remedy. ; S6
extremely disagreeable is the taste and
smell of cod liver oil, that many, people
have actually been unable to take a single
dose of it. Many others have made heroic
efforts to take, the medicine,' but have
been' obliged to abandon it after strug-
Kling-' with the horrible stuff for a few
days. ... i
The consequences is that thousands have
drifted into incurable disease who might
have been saved, had it been possible to
administer this potent medicine. Enough
people have been able to assimilate cod
liver oil to prove to the medical profession
and the world at large its intrinsic value.:
Such patients as were Dlessed with unus-'
ually strong stomachs derived benefit from
cod liver oil. Why, then, could not a form
of it be devised, to be administered to
patients whose digestive organs had been
weakened by disease?
This is exactly what' scientists and
chemists have, been aiming 1 . at for years,
and this is exactly what. has been accom
plished' by two prominent French chem
ists. Their secret has been> brought to
America, and our own Mr. Tragic has
succeeded in connecting himself with the
prominent firm of Boston chemists who
are placing this new preparation on the
market. The preparation in question, now
that it has been discovered, like all other
great inventions, is simple. By a peculiar
process the liver of the live cod is treated
in such a manner that there is obtained an
extract which contains all. and only all.
of the curative properties that have made
cod liver oil famous. The horrible-smell
ing, nauseating-ta sting fat that has always
been a part of this remedy, lias been left
entirely behind.
This curative extract is the basis of
Vinol. which Mr. Tragle is presenting to
the public. It is placed in a delicious table
wine, and in itself being tasteless, the
consumer is unable to distinguish "the fact
that he is taking anything more than a
pleasant port wine.
Mr. Tragle has indeed struck it just
right in making- arrangements to handle
this new remedy, which goes under the
name of Vinol. Wine of Cod Liver Oil. It
is worthy any one's while to talk to h'm
about it and to learn directly from him
the good that is being done by finding; a
way to administc-r what has always been
a horrible and. much dreaded medicine, in
a form -that is actually pleasant, to say
nothing of being a hundred times more
this time that would indicate that the
contest would be pressed. Messrs.
Whitehead . and Woodward are the sit
ting- members, whose seats are contested
by Messrs. S. S. Lambeth, Jr., and W:
Lindsay Bibb.
Important Buildings Now Be
ins; Considered for New
port News.
XEAVPORT NEWS. VA., November 21.—
(Special.)— The Chesapeake and Ohio rail
way will, as soon as the coal business
in Newport News resumes normal propor
tions-and there is no further fear of
trouble in the coal-fields-take up the
matter of building large car shops Jiere.
for which plans have been prepared and
estimates are now being invited. All of
the important repair .worK on the Mine
will be done here. It is proposed .to
lengthen Pier No. 1. the passenger pier
where the trains connect with the Nor
folk* ferry, so that it will accommo
date the longest combination trains.
Other improvements, it is stated, are
contemplated. .;"--- _ . .
Mayor Moss has issued a Thanksgiving
proclamation, and in it be orders out
on that day the police and fire depart
ments and" the military .companies for
a parade, which hereafter will be an
annual feature of the day. _ .
General Fitzhugh Lee, president Ex
position Company, has accepted an in
vitation to deliver a public address
on the Tencentenary in the next few days.
• — : o ;—; —
Theodore Junior Is Xow. Huntijig
,• TurUey.s in Culnener County.
■WASHINGTON. VA., Nov. 19.—(Spe
cial. 1-Mr. Theodore Roosevelt. Jr., eldest
sen of President Roosevelt. ;-■ arrived at
i Culpeper yesterday morning, and went
i from tJere to I-aurel Mills, eight miles
from here, accompanied by Surgeon-
General P. M. Rixey. where they w-ill re
main two days hunting "wild turkeys,
partridges and other small game.
They are the guests of Mr. William. N..
Smith*, of that place, a brother of Mr. S.
Rusroll Smith, president of the National
Bank of Culpeper, Va., and for twenty
two years county, treasurer of Culpeper^
county, whu. is a brother-in-law of Sur- ■;
geon-General jiixey. .
Mr. Will Sain ;N.; N. Smith, is one of the
most prominent and_one<of the wealthiest
citizens of this county and . is a large
land owner in, thi? and: Fauquier coun
ties. He has a beautiful country place
and is 'noted "■' foe his lavish;' hospitality;;
and as game is abyndant' in that section;
and the weather is line" for hunting,' no |
doubt "Teddy" Roosevelt; Jr.; ; : will enjoy. j
his visit and bag. lots of game. ,' . I
Mr. Smith's only, child -is Mr. Thomas
C. Smith, cashier of the;' National Bank
of Culpeper, a prominent business 'man
from this (Rappahannock)" county.
— +—— '
Secretary of (he UnivcrnKy Facility.
A GallHii<: Confederate. )
21.— (Special.)— After an. illness, .which had
confined him" to his; room 'for the" past
two weeks, James B. Baker, , once -libra-;
rian to the University and then secretary
to the faculty," died this /morning sat ; s
o'clock of Bright'sVdisease, with all; liis
family -.at; his : bedside,^-exceptVhisi eldest;
son.; who is In theiPhilippinea.
i The' Tuneral r wilL take j place 5 to-morrow ;
afternoon^ from? thejiUhlversityi-: chapel^ ltj
will; bo ' conducted f by^ the ; Rev. l H.-.i Bi|lieo^
of (he^Episcopal'ciiurch, and the ■inter-;
ment-Vwill'ibe "In" the •Unlvefßity iceme
,tery/' j-. '.- . - ' .• * ',•'.,-*.''
.. Lectures 'will ; be suapended during the'
afternoon" as ' a! mark i of : respect, f and the
faculty and students will follow i the- re
mainsfin-.a^body.-:-"- '■;^. : ..-"v;>' ■';_. ; :^:-';' c
C John ; Bowie-Strange GampT"- Confederate
veterans, .and Masons will l attendnin
bodies/ : M r . -Baker' wQs^a^ native::of/:Mid
aleburg. Loudoun r county, . and came to
University ;of Virginia when .seventeen
years old as a student in the academic
.department. 1 . "'., : v : ■
.When tho civil war began he entered
the ; Confederate service. He was badly
wounded :at. First. Manassas, known as
Bull Run, being: shot: through the" body
and arm. and losing t a leg. v ■ : :
After the war, : he went v to Abingdon,
where he was president of Abingdon Male
Academy. In. 18G0 Mr. Baker removed
tor, Charlottesville, -succeeding : the .late
.William ';'AV Winston, of Hanover, as fibra
rian ■of the University of : Virginia ,; whichr
position he held ,'uni.i IS9I, s wheri he was
made: secretary, of the faculty. Mr. Baker
married a Miss 'Barksdale, of : Pittsyl
vania county, who survives him. with" five
children.; The -children are Claiborneß.,
in. employ of government serviceas teach
er /in the Philippines; Edward 8., an at
torney at law, of Waco, Tex.; Dr. Morton
W., assistant surgeon of United States
navy, now stationed at Washington; Dr.
J. Norment. of Mobile, Ala. «md Miss 'Sal-'
iie Baker, of Charlottesville.
James D. Baker has been librarian and
James D. Baker had been librarian and
secretary, of the faculty of the University
of Virginia about twentj- years.
He leaves six children, three sons and
three daughtere. He was originally from
Southwest Virginia, and was a gallant'
Confederate soldier, having lost a. leg and
received a number, of other wounds dur-;
ing the war. He was about sixty-five
years old. • •
Tulks Abont tlie Boston Speech— The
NesrroJ* Reply.
The Rev. Dr. R. H. Pitt v returned home
from Boston." yesterday, having trav
fiom Bostoy yesterday, having- trav
eled from Boston to Xew York on the
Fall "itiver line with Carrie Nation and
her satchel of hatchets.
Dr. Pitt says he did noot seek
an introduction, but he bought one of her
hatchets.' He describes lver as ; being
rather a motherly-looking woman, who
carried her hearers with her.
In reference to the Boston incident,
wtere'Dr: Pitt's. remarks on the "Future
of the Educated Negro" before the Bap
tist Congress were answered by a. negro
preacher, he was . rather reticent, but-, in
view of the 'fact that the. case was mis
understood, made a statement for the
press. ■ . -
Dr. Pitt made no reply to his adversary,
thinking-" none % necessary.. He further
said the negro preacher stated that the
greatest industrial school and missionary
work ever . done' was conducted in
the South during , the days of
slavery.-- Dr. Pitt makes' New
Englanders wbary of the negro problem
and its solution lays, in the hands of the
Southern people. He was shown every
courtesy and attention while there, but
was not well and so was unable to attend
the Baptist Social Union, banquet to
which he was invited as a special guest
and which took place Thursday night.
Son of Wm. Hi 11 ton, in Coviiipton,
Loses His Life. *
COVINGTON, ". VA., Nov. 21.— (Special.)
—Early Thursday morning-, while the
fourteen-year-old .son of Mr. William
Hinton was at work in the paper mill
chipper house, he fell adistanne of about
twenty foet, striking- his head on the
cement floor and receiving injuries, which
proved fatal.
V The boy died this morning-.
An ( old-time darky, John Hunter, died
here this week at his home, near .Cov
injjtpn, and his funeral was attended by
many white friends. He was a faithful
worker," and served as the slave of the
Burke family of this county. He pro
vided for his family a comfortable liveli
hood and leaves. them a good portion cf
this world's goods. • -.
He Departs for IlnHimorc to the
Relief of OKieinTs.
* Cass Bailey, who has been terrorizing
the lower end of Kenrlob county, vtbm seen
on a Chesapeake and Ohio train Thursday
by Treasurer "VV. H. Braver .and Commis
sioner of Revenue .C.'.AY. Childrey, and he
told them that he was bound for Balti
There was a sigh of relief at the court
house . among- the officials yesterday
when Mr. Braver broke the news to
them. ...
Pinky and Isaac Hopkins. and Margaret
McClary. negroes, charged.with distribut
ing poison to kill dogs in the neighborhood
of Gayton. were tried by 'Squire L.ewis
Thursday. "Pinky" Hopkins was dismiss
yesterday. "Pinky" Hopkins was dismiss
ed, and the other negroes were sent on to
the grand jury.
Remains of n Xej^ro Man -Fonnfl
' Ploatlnj? in the Canal. V
The body of an unknown negro ( was
found in the canal early yesterday morn
ing by two young men Who were fishing
at Seventeenth 'and Dock streets. Frank
Giannotti, one of the men, was sitting on
a ; broken trestle, where he saw an. object
which looked like. a' human body : floating
under, the: bridge. He called his com
panion's attention to it and the two men
got into a boat and rowed to it. It was
discovered to be the body of a negro.
Coroner Taylor was called and examined
the body. It had been in the water so
long mat it was beyond recognition. There
was nothing on the body to identify it. It
was turned over'to W. I. Johnson, under
taker, where it will be kept. two days for
To Serve Dinner.
The young ladies of Monumental church
will serve dinner for 25 cents from 12 M.
to 5 P. M;. ;at,No. 211 east Main street on
Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.
The members of the congregation. are in
vited as well as. the public.
.Now islhe Timejo
FUNDED.' • , ,
ot ' inhaler i that \ lasts ? a'i llf otimb.Vandi; a'.bot-':
;tjep of i Hypmei^ ohly^ fl. -? Extra ;, Cornel,
60c. At:dru«»lit. or by mail. ■ jWM
W%The°K % T. Booth Co., Ithaca, N^Y^M
fe . .. . ■ :^B
Two vThirsty^ Elks\ Locate Dry,
Spot in ' Stafford .
; County. . '- _ '"■
Two well-known local Elks, "who jourr.
fjieyed to Salt? Lake City last summer; an<l
■brought back -weird stories how ■, rapidly
the great Salt Lake is drying up, "now,.^de
clare' that there is a spot in Virginia that
"discouritsf Utah's. wonder.- _. .-.'.;', :--., r ■■... ■ ■ ■•■
" .The brother- Elks we're" coming-
Washington to -this city" bne.;irilght ; ,this
week,,'when; : their train was. "delayed "near
Brooke station, -a few "; iii lies. above' Fred r
ericksburg-, by 'a ; freight wreck/ 'l'he
two friends had exhausted their : stock
of liquor en .route, and > ; , anticipating; .a
long delay on account "of the wreck, they
started: through "the Pullmans hunting- the
porters for refreshments, but there was
nothing doing in' that line.. Every thing
had. been licked up by other thirsty = ones,
or ; had been locked up. :.'
Shortly '■' another train : from .Washing
ton came along behind 5 the first one, and
the two men -welcomed it with glee. -• A
thorough search in the. second train r did
not bring to light a single :'drop. ":.; There
were only empty bottles in the buffet.
• There .whs nothing to do but to make
the best of a bad situation. .Stafford is
a ; dry county/and- all efforts ; to bribe: any
one to get a small bottle from the vicinity
proved in vain! Hope was restored, when
orders: came for '"one' of the .trains togo
back to Alexandria. 'Then it was found
that neither engine had enough water to
reach the nearest tank. There were lots
of tanks aboard, but they .were too dry
to yield anything. Tlie situation was ap
palling. Finally,- by switching, the , two
engines, were gotten ■ together, and enough
water was secured from the. two. to enable
one engine to make the :tank, arid*. Alex
andria was at last reached. A" rush was
made for the nearest bar, and relief quick
ly came. '•;'; :. . . - -■.'.■ '■■'.•
Both of the Ricnmonders declare" that
Stafford county, in the vicinity of Brooke
station is the Sahara of Virginia.
GERMAN DEFICIT $37,000,000.
Proposed Increase of Tax on Beer
nn«l Toliaceo — Socialist Gain.
BERLIN, November 21.— 1n the Reich
stag- to-day, Baron Yon Thielman, sec
retary of the treasury, announced that the
budget for 1902 had a deficit "of $37,000,000.
The deficit for 1902 was $17,900,000.'. It would
not do, the secretary said, to be always
providing for deficits by loans. What
ought to be done was to increase the Im
perial revenues as to balance' expendi
tures. Looking around for suitable ob
jects for increased tariff, he saw beer and
tobacco, and begged the members of the
House to keep these in view while think
ing- how to balance 1 the budget.
Baron Yon Thielman also intimated that
the government intended as ( soonas prac
ticable to propose pensions for widows and
orphans. Assuming, that. $50 was enough
for the pensions of widows and yrphans,
it would take $40,000,000. It was impossi
ble to say- how much .. the .government
tariff bill would yield, but a mechanical
estimate based on the present imports
showed that the customs receipts would
increase. $20,500,000. Secretary Yon Thiel
man mentioned considerations that, re
duced the estimate largely.'
The secretary's hint that the govern
ment was meditating pensions for widows
and orphans, caused a stir among the
members, because it is one of the things
the Socialists advocate. The deficit is the
result of the financial depression, which
still affects almost every form of ' busi
ness, limiting the purchasing power of
every class. •
It "Will He Sent in Deeeitiber 2ml—
Tlie TniKts— The Tariff.
WASHINGTON. D. C November ~2\ —
During the next four or five days, as op
portunity may offer, the President" will
put the finishing touches upon his annual
message to Congress. It is undtrstcod
.that the message will be sent to Congress
'on the second day of the approaching'
Congress, Tuesday, December -<\, owing
to the fact that deaths of members of both
Houses have occurred during the recess,
which will necessitate an adjournment on
Monday. The document is. almost /com
pleted, but some points of it are to be
written finally, and the whole revised. '
At to-day's cabinet meeting, some por
tions of the President's forthcoming, mes
sage to Congress were considered, but as
the features of the document concerning
which any division of- opinion might arise
have not been prepared definitely, and will
not be until the President shall have time
to further discuss them with the leaders
in both branches of Congress, little re
specting the message was accomplished.
Secretary Hay brought with him to the
meeting some documents relative to the
negotiations pending with the Colombian
government respecting the canal ' treaty.
It is'stated that the President will not be
: able to say that he is ready to submit to
Congress a treaty with Colombia in ac
cordance with the Spooner act.*
Several leaders In both branches of Con
gress have been invited by the President
to call .upon, him at the Executive offices
next Monday. He will dicuss with them
matters, relating to. the trusts and to the
.tariff. The President hopes, as one result
of the talk with the Republican leaders,
to facilitate the work of the^approachihg
session of Congress, and pave the. way
for a reconciliation of any differences that
may arise between the two vHouses. "
Isaac. "Williams Otters no Explnna
'. tion of How He AVns Hurt.
Mr. Isaac Williams, the young man who
was 'found unconscious' at the corner of
Gary and Belvidere' streets early yester
day ntorning, was removed from the. city
hospital' to his home , -327 Cary street,
later in the day.
Williams will-make no statement as to
how the accident happened. He said. "I
was drunk, and -don't know anything
about it. I may have fallen out of a
window, or I may have been struck by a
car." He refused >to.sa.y .-whether he knew*
of anyone who had reason to assault him.
' The young woman, from whose window
he is thought to have jumped, .denies "any
knowledge of the. affair, other than she
left 'Williams in her rooms asleep a little
after-U o'clock. She said:
"I, went .to-; the; carnival last night with
a friend. When we returned, a little after
11, o'clock.' I found Mr: AVilliarns in my
room." His hat, coat, and shoes were off.
I tried to arouse him, but he seemed to
be in a stupor. .Finally, 1 could do. noth-.
ing with him, "went "out.-.i-vjked the door,
and went over : on Broad street, ■•where I
spent: the night with some friends. ' ..
/'When I left he was;apparently. asleep.
.When I- returned early this morning I. ex
pected to find him : still. asleep, but t.o.my .
surprise, he was gone. -His hat; 'coat, and
shoes were still in the room. , The police
told me the rest; "
. -, "We were to have been married onDe-f
cember 13th. -It was arranged that --I
.would; go to Baltimore on -the .boat) and
meet -him ■in Washington on ..that- day.
So far" as I am' concerned there has been
no change' in. the programme. ' s ;: •.
;; "There, was ' no one v/itn him when I
went home last- night. -If he fell , out V
or was' thrown out of the wnidow. : it must
have been done deliberately, . for "'the -'win- V
dows were.; closed and the 1 -- door": was
locked when "I came home this morning"'
He! has some., enemies : and :i it .is quite"
probable ; that , he . could have gotten in to 'a '
fight -with : some one after I left him' last .
night." - ■•'; :; ' ' ■-■-'". \- ;\. ■
:■ Not » Suicide j'- Says Slrs.\Core.'N -'A iin it f"'
3 SAN. FRANCISCO, CAli^ November 21^— •
Mrs.- T.^B.vDlckinson;jof^:Alarneda; : ?ari
aunt bfs Mrs.^! Gore's. \;Wheny seen -to-night,
'declared; -that- her":; niece/: did ; not- commit
suicide.;^ Mrs^Dickinson^stated^thatXsh"e"
was ; In receipt ' 'o£ several * letters .V from :
Mrs; ; Gore, ;statlrigr|th^^eß^ev^is^s;
ilnfatuaic-d with her, and had threatened
$ First Prize SSOB; Second Prize, $250; Other Prizes, $2,250. 8
X A plain profit-sharing-c ontest, whereby the readers of 'the Richmond Dispatch, the, jp-i
X Weekly Dispatch, and the Richmond News may.receive apportion of the hibney taken : in fr<^fM||
T^ subscriptions; which -wouiidordinarilybe paid •to travelling men and for travelling -expenses. .£^
"^ By offering- prizes;based on estimates of the Bank ; Xlearings of Richmond at the^ close (of
"V" business December 31, : -~igo2,ii6r the year 'l9o2, ; we propose to divide the handsome sum of v^i
'X ?3>°oo in. cash' among our readers. ' , '. / : ,' . ■■„' *'"
■' -j£-' ';■--■'"■ ~^ e price win not .be.changeff. -. ■■ -i ■ ... ■' ■ ' ■ - - ,' •■'■■• ■"■■-^•^p»|a
Y~ The contest will close at 12 o'clock midnight December 27. ISO - ;.;: . ' : : - ;;: - . " ', ::^^B
'A. t , : For every 25 cents received by" us for subscription one estimate will l)« allowed by us. The subscription price «: :^ r+gs
JT the ..Daily Dispatch; delivered' by carrier in' Richmond Is 50 cents a ; month: out-of-town, by mall. -..25 cents, amonth::^
:*s>■ or 53.00 a year. -The priced : the News is 25 cents a month or S3.CO a year.. The Weekly .Dispatch jrate ; is, $1-00 a year. -^
X A remittance of 50 cents for either paperwill entitle -the sender to the paper for^the period .called for m oar rate* ||<f*|j
and Uv 0 estimates;. 11.00 four estimates/ and so on. i. ' ''. . -■'. '. .--'".: ''.■..'- ; ■■'■"' ■': ■"■ • •! .' '. V :■' * '- -■- -■ • '*♦* v
i" h'•■■■-•h '•■■■-•- cseilt^ subscribers.' ;who hava,.p?.ld in advance, may, upon, further payment, participate In this contest, ;^ a vl||'|
"V"' avc thelr subscription's extended apcordir.s to the amount paid. -. .■; •. ' .' : -':■- ■■. ■-• '--' • ' ~l- K'i-'- '• ■- v
,%v Ao estimate. will, be entered on "our books except when accompanied by cash. Estimate and cash must reacn
T" s:in the SAME ENVELOPE, or be'dcl'ivered by the SAME PERSON at the SAME TIME. Upon receipt at our T .
.^ office the« estimates will be entered upon books kept for that purpose, 'and the paper promptly *ent to the address -?Tr. :
■I ■ BJven. No .chhnge of estimates wfU' be allowed after they are onco entered on our. books. ■+>
X^.'r stockholder, offlcer, or employee of either the Daily Dispatch. Weekly Dispatch, or Richmond !News win p« • '^^
i-A- Permitted to make -estimates or in T<any v/ay share. In thi3 contest.- • ; ; ■ : ; • -'■ '-
i. CAUTIOX.'-Send money by checker post-office or express money order. This Is the only safe way. .Be^rara i^^M
y to enclose in same envelope your estimate In dollars and cents a3 to what. will be the total BANK -.CI-EcAKtwwa^..,-;,^^
y^ Should there be -a tie for any'prlae, the amount _: will be' divided equally between those so tied. : . ■■ : ___ ; : :^J
■ J Write your name and address^and par ticuiarly the flg'ires of. your estimate.very plainly In order tnat no ■"""...•■V^jjKj^
■*Q- may occur. • . ■ ,-.' • ■ ■>•>.- ». ■ .-." . . • .. : ■;.'.■ . ... -.-*.- .- „' - ' :: . ■ 3^Pi*l
tl " ■■■.-'-"■. ' 'I ' ..' .■ „ ■ ... . ■ ,••'.:.-' ■- ■■' -;^^^
*9- To the nearest correct, estiiriate .... .' V . . .• > . .>• ••••• ••• - • ••• • • •,•••>■>•.• & : S^.^ipl
To the second nearest correc*tj]estimate ."...".'... . . ....... ♦-.>•♦ ••• ■• •-•♦•• - • --> •■ 2 5° °? «u^
-4" To the third nearest correct estimate. .-.,. ♦•• -f '.• •• -••••••• •••■ • • • • IC^ 0O "^L : ~j:
.ifr To the fourth nearest correct estimate. . . . . . . j. . . . .- . •:• •-..••• ••• • • • f 75 ;.°9 ■■■ :: l:^pi
*$*, To the fifth nearest correct e5timate . . . . . '. ..:. . . . . ♦ ..".'- ... • •' 5° co -'
-&• To the sixth nearest ; correct :_ .': . . ..-..• -• •; j«,- ••••.i» •• • • ........ ...» •-. 2 5 9°
To the next 50 nearest correct.es.timates, $10 each. ... ...... . . : ..... .. . . .....•! s°° °°
To the next 100 nearest correct estimates, $5 each ... . . . . . . .... •. .... . ... ••• •-- s?° oo ■^.-■■ i
To the next 200 nearest correct estimates, $2 each . ... . .-. ... .... .... . .' -•> '4°° oo T^,J
To the next 360 nearest correct estimates, Si each ; v. ......,.....>.........;..."♦•: 300 00 -^h i
I •■"'."■. Tbese AdHHiend' Prizes Will Also Be Paid. £'.
"T For the nearest correct estimate received before September a 5, 1902. $ 100 00 JL
"v\ For the nearest correct estimate received- before October 1, 1902. ...... ..*.,,..... 75 oo ; £..:
*& For the nearest correct estimate received befo re. October 15, 1902. ............;.!: 5° 0O
■4* For the nearest correct estimate received before November 1, 1902......: .......t 35 00. 1
"v*" For thenearest correct estimate received-befo re Novemberif, 1902 . . . ... . . 25 bo -
■& For the nearest correct estimate received before December!, 1902 .'.....:..;. ...- 15 00 y";
- . • .- : .:-'.-.- :..:,. U Z: -..'•, "■•■■ - . ■ - '•• - 7 %> r. " * Wl
ty'-L Total 662 prizes,- amountihg : to;.V..vy.->. .«...-.:.:>. ....:,.. ..•:.....•: »••>,. .93,00 - 00 '^u'v-;
|-' ; . }i ? . HEBE IS THE QUESTIOrJ: . |
f" What Will Be the Total Bank Clearings in Dollars and Cents of
Richmond, Va., for the tfear 100:2 ?'* X
On January 1, 1903, the Richmond Cleari ng-Hoiise will certify. the amount. That certifi- -;
*^ cate will decide' the question.;, ' _ :>' .: . - '" ■ -^3
The total .bank! clearings of Richmond for 1892 were.. ;.-•. .1.....:;....;... ..$126,080,177 73 ±. :
The total bank clearings of for 1893 were . . . . .......... . . .... 114,957,211 89 .
W" The total bank- clearings of Richmond for 1894 were-. . . ...... . : > ..... . . . ., 113,327,889 23 .^f
The total bank clearings of for 1895 were . . . ... . . . ...... . ..'...; 121,960,869 39 : ;
$$: The total bank clearings of 'Richmond for 1896 were . . . . . ... /. . . . . .....". 1 14,378,841 66
<t The total bank clearings of Richmond ;for;i 89 7 were .... 1. . ., .%.......,. 116,338,731 01
Wi The total bank- clearings of 'Richmond for 1898 were :. . >..... -. ... . ... 133.618,376 10 JT
-$■ The total bank clearings.of Richmond for 1^99 were ... .... . ... ..... . .:.: 165,901,087 14 T ;
-<>■ The total bank clearings of Richmond for. .i9po,were ............. ;..... .. : 1^5,537,475 61 T[ \
-9- The total bank clearings of 'Richmond for 190 1 were . . . . . .'. . . . ..... . •_. . 198,0911,536 10 V ; ;
-6r The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1902 were . . . . . . .-.> ..... . . . .... JT .
-A. Cutout one of the fotlov&rig- blanks, filliri with the length of time you want the-paper, y^k
X and your estimate or estimates': and send by mail to Post-Office Box 373. or bring to the of- *V^
X Vice, Ninth, and Main ' streetapßichmond, Va. r '. - '" - ' X
't .".T Rate, 50C. a Month.
«£ THE DISPATCH,— I hancl you. herewith . . . . ; . . .for which deliver your paper to' m> T*
■^ address.' . .... . . :My estimates on the Bank Clearin gs of Richmond for, 1902 l^^^3
"V are: :_: _ ' 1
m i5^..,. ...... ........--■..■.•••.. ; 7th".:..... ; -. „;.»
f . 2 d . ,:. . . . >. ......:* it- ••• • • • .. - ■ ■ 5th . . . ...... ...... . . -. . ... . .... : . m : r &&
3d.;r..^.; : ,..v.v..^..;,;;..., 9* i „ - "
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ty ■■;■ Name - '..* .. : „....."... .., ' ' a-
T ". Number ........ .^Street. ._,............ ............ <£„ •
X This blank 'must be brought in person to this office. -
<> - Rate, 25c. a Month or $3 a Year.
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& 's THE DISPATCH r — Enclosed -find '•. .'.-.. .for which send your paper to my address
f0rT. . . . .^ My 6n ; the Bank Clearings of Richmond for 1902 arc: -^ -
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