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NEGROES THAHK HIM
r oi.on.KD MRTnODISTS ARTC ATUTIT
vaATKFtTI. TO PKEJirr ROOSRVEI.T.
THEY THANK AND GREET HIM.
Hie Confrrsner In Norfolk Adopt*.
Apr«"oprl«<r Rcßnlntioim Conccin-
Insr H«« Sfsnd In Rrnrnrd to Their
Itßff — The Tcj»« .\ow on Trlnl.
XOKFOLK. VA.. November 2R.—(Spe
cial.)—The morning: f^sulon of the Vir-
C'.r.la Conference African Methodist Enis
cop*s Church was taken up with a dis
cufiSion of thfl race question. The letter
from President Roosevelt on this subject
broußht forth an address? from Bishop
AKX-inrfT Walters, who was recently
rraj-.ttvl an audience af the White House
by President Roosevelt, when the race
question nnd other matters bearing on
thf same subject were discussed at
length. The following resolution w»i
adopted by the Conference: I
ADOFTKD A RESOLUTION.
To the President:
"We. the Virginia Conference of the
African Methodist Episcopal church, in
snnnal session in the city of Norfolk,
Va.. representing 150 ministers and a col
ored population of 75.000 citizens of the
CommonweaJth of Eastern Carolina and
Virginia, neve read with profound pleas
ure nnd inexpressible gratitude, your
broad and philanthropic letter on* the
appointment of Dr. Crum, manifesting in
so high a position your regard for uni
versal equality to all men regßrdless of
race or color. Our regarii for your
stßtef?manship, humanltarianism and uni
versal justice, cannot be fitly conveyed
is resolutions, and we appoint Dr. S. S.
Osrrothers to bear to you in person the
congratulations and greetings of this con
ferc-nce.-*-
WANTS THEIR HOMES PROTECTED.
Rev. Dr. Reynolds,^ of Bute-Street
African Methodist Episcopal church. Nor
folk, speaking on negro citizenship, made
sn appeal for the protection of the home
by respect inc the chastity of the women
end girls. His remarks were well re
oeivxi.
Th-»re having been rumors to the effect
that Bishop Walters had taken a posi
tion against tho test of the' Virginia Con
stitution now being waged by the negroes
through John S. Wise, counsel, the Bish
op made an address clearly dellnini? his
position on the subject. He said h<: was
not opposed to the present test in the
courts, but, on the contrary, favored it.
THE TEXAS HAS SAILED.
The battleship Texas k-ft the yard be
fore the crew had breakfast this morn
ire. She dropped quietly down to Hamp
ton Roads. The ship was boarded at Old
Point by tho Nava] Board of Inspection
nnd taken out the c.ipes for a dctp-sea
trial. She was put through her paces
ail day long, and the trial will likely
continue for several days. At the end
of tho tests, the. Texas will start for
Culcbra Island to join the," remainder of
the squadron.
\\\ D. Kitterman. of Christiansburg.
Va.. employed in the office of the United
States engineer in this city, died -to
<S£P.
The coal plert at Lambert's P«snt are
now running full time. They are not yet
up to the IS.OOO tons daily capacity. The
Pocahontas product is being rushed here,
however, by the trainload. now that the
anthracite product has relieved the. de
mand for e,oal in the great cities, and the
ships that have been waiting are being
loaded and dispatched rapidly.
Norfolk and section is this morning in
the grasp of the first severe cold wave
of the winter; At S o'clock this morning
the temperature was M 7 ''degrees, or 5
above-freezing. There was a drop of 21
degrees in twelve hours. Incoming ships
report severe weather at sea. There is
much suffering among the. poor on ac
count of the cold, fuel being very scarce.
PORTRAIT OF LINCOLN
FOR MISSISSIPPI
Will n«- Plneeil In State?* Unll o;
Fame Aloncside n Picture of
. tlolifirl E. r,ee.
JACKSON^ MISS.. November 2S.— A
portrait of President Lincoln will be
placed in the Mississippi Hall of Fame.
J'he picture was furnisned by Robert T.
Lincoln, of Chicago, in responbV to a
r<guest. a:id will be placed alongside
that of Robert E. Lee.
«.
Three Negroes
XV.. November 2S.—
Sheriff Lawrence attracted a large crowd
before thi 1 court-house door to-day, by
*b<- salt of three; negroes— two women
and a man. The bid.s were lively, but
small. The man— Charles Anderson— sold
tor twelve months, brought $7. and th-i
women— Belie Griffln and Emma Reici—
sold lor one and three years, respec
tively, brought S5 oach.
The ihrve wire convicted of vagrancy,
and ordered. 1 to be sold, to the highest
EDiSON r S GREAT INVENTION.
A Tlioroiicrh Mild Effective Disrnne
nnd »;<THi nc«(n>yer — A Blcxslnj;
l<> the Afilioted nml to nil
MntiUiud.
NEW YORK. November 2S. — The an
nouncement a few -\vooks ago that Thomas
V. Edison. Jr.. had discovered a nov.
•urrttive forco which he embodied in his
aU-st invention, the Magno-Klectric Vilai
tz>'i. startled the whole world. Hundreds
■>f pebple-.---.havc written from all quarters
">{ ti:.-> globe for a detailed description
Oi the invention. No sinffle invention of
the p.-.st two hundred years has done so
much for suffering: humanity as the Edi
son- Jr.. Magrno-Electric Vitalizer. Nc
Mher invention has received such abso
ute; proof of its extraordinary properties
nif curing: consumption, rheumatism; re-
Ttorins- shattered constitutions, and thf
riving back new life and energy to the
?rcma turd y a ged.
The one ■ absorbing question of the hour
s: What is the Mafrno-Electric Vitalizer:
What does it absolutely accomplish?
Hundreds of instances can be cited in
xvliich the wearer of the Magno'-Eleetrk
i'italizer has resulted in incalculablt
benefit to liie wearer in even tlie sliort
sw-rlpd of one week!
Medical men in Xew York and in all
of the large eastern cities have exam
ined the new discovery -and pronotmcci"
It one of the greatest boons of the age—
the ounce of cure for which the patient
world has been waiting in the universe,
hospital.
Kdison. Jr., is not alone in believinj.
thnt if it be possible to perfect the hu
man race it is in electricity that tht
means' muEt be sought and found. He was
used the same talents in reducing ..this
••poun-maklriß invention -to a .practical
working basis as were, used in harnessing
and driving the lightning and eollater:;'
roref-s that play such an important role
on the stage of modern progress and ac
tivity.
The Magno-Electric Vitalizer is bt-inp
placed on the market by Mr. Edison'i
own company, the Thomas A. Edison; Jr.
Chemical Company, 4 Stone street. Ne\'.
York.
Mr. Edison was seen in his laboratory
yesterday; He said: "I am personally
Kiip'.-rintending the distribution of the Vi-
Utlir.er. as well as attending to the cor
re-sjiondence relating to it. because 1 wis!
everybody to have, an equal opportunity
to secure its curative aid. I want to lieij:
nil sick people to be well and strong;
''in J mean to see that the same attention
Ik given to the case of the farm-hand,
'ftfictc-d with rheumatism, who writes ny
from Nebraska, that is paid to the, rich
man residing in one of- the palaces yon
in-- Hudson, who is KuJToring from ner
i'ouk prostration. 1 am playing no fivor-
Ites. Any one with a 2-ccn't. postage stamp
?ars v.rite jo the Thomas A. Edison.. Jr..
-bemieal Company and obtain my, book
let which will tell him clearly what t,h<
Vitalizer la, endwhat it willdo for him.; 1
THE flfiMY AND NAVY-
I.A ST. GREA T IFOOT-BA IX STRTIGCIJE
OF. TUB; VKARSRT FOR TO-DA V. '".
THOUSANDS WILL VIEW IT.
nrillinn« nnd T)lnf in^nixlicfl Mnltl
*mlr A%-UI ThroiiK Frnnkjlti Field
To-Drj— Army ; Team Looki Mke R
Snrc Winner—An Annnnl Event.
The last of the great foot-hall games
of the yenr will be the splendid strug-^
Ble to-day between tne army and navy
teams, composed of cadets of the United
States Military Academy at West "Point
and the United States Naval Academy at
Annapolis. As usual, these two teams will
meet and fight out tho tmttle for the hon-^
on* at Franklin field, Philadelphia, and!
the game will be witnessed by the most
brilliant and distinguished throng that
has watched any of the games of the
year. Tne President will be there, as will
many of the most prominent officers in
the army and navy, and a great repre
sentation of the' official diplomatic cir
cle. Besides there will be many of the
greatest foot-ball players in the country
and the cream of Washington. Philadel
phia, New York. and Maryland society,
with representatives " from every State.
-\s a spectacle the game is one of 'the
Jinest -afforded during the year.
The rivalry between the two teams "has
usually been such as to insure a close and
spirited contest, despite the superiority
of tho opposing team, but this year it is
believed that West Point is so far sujit
rior to the navy team that there Is little
prospect for the other team to score.
The army team •averages 175 pounds in
weight and has made the most brilliant
record ever made by a West Point eleven!
Harvard alone has defeated the lieuten
ants, Yale only being able to tie. The
West Pointers have had a walkover -.with
all the other teams they have played.
On the other hand, the middies are con
siderably lighter In weight, and have tht
poorest record of any naval academy
ream in years, having lost nearly all
their jrarr.es and tied others, winning few.
Nevertheless- the two teams will put up a
splendid struggle to-day. They always
do. If indications count for anything,
the army team will defeat Annapolis as
badly ns th«» Virginia Polytechnic Insti
tute boat Virginia Military Institute
Thursday at Norfolk. West Point's score
will hardly be so bad as that, and th«;
eleven may surprise the public by giving
West Point a surprise. West Point again
has the wondeifiil Daly. Harvard's quar
terback/ whose brilliant play practicall>
won the game' last year, and her other
backs are all veterans. Hackett, Shan
non, and Bunktr have all proved then
prowess. The navy team is largely new
material, but there are a few of last
year's eleven left. Here nre tne records
of the two for the season:
West Point. 5: Tufts. 0.
West Point, 11; Dickinson 0.
V7U& Foint, »: WilHnms. 0.
West Point. R: Harvard 14.
West Point, fi; Yale.P
West Point, SG; Union. 0.
Annapolis 0; Georgetown. 4: (two safe
ties.) 'J
Annapolis. 0: Princeton. 11.
Annapolis. 5: Lehigh. 5.
Annapoli.s. ij; Dickinson, r >.
Annapolis, fi;' 1 University of Pennsyl
vania', 5.
Annapolis. 0: Perm State. 6.
Annapolis. 12; Lafayette. 11.
Annapolis. 0: Buckner. 23.
So far as scores indicate it would appear
that Annapolis is Twenty -points, weaker
than W^st. Point. But it . would be very
safe to place n wager on that. In fact,
it would cause but a temporary surprise
if the middies won.' But it would cause
a surprise, for it would upset all the
calculations of the sharps. Certainly it
will bo a spirited struggle; and those for
tunate enough'" to get tickets are envied
by thousands who cannot obtain' them
for. less than twenty dollars each, and
nro paying speculators that much for
them. -V
ARMY-NAVY FOOT-BALL •
GAME THiS EVENING.
The Betting Two to One Thnt the
■West Pointers AVilI Win— Hoth
Tennis. lii Goo«l Condition.
PHILADELPHIA. PA.. November 2S.—
The annual foot-bn.ll game between the
army and navy will be played on Frank
lin Field to-morrow evening. Both teams,
accompanied by the substitutes ana th;.
coaches, arrived this afternoon, and are
In fit physical condition for their. annual
battle. Tho betting on the result of the
•jsime to-night is 2 to 1 that the army will
Am.
The teams -.arrived shortly after miri
!;>y. and after luncheon the Annapolis ca
jpis were taken to the University of
Pennsylvania grounds, where a secret
oraotice was held for more than an hour.
The navy squad was in charge of Com
-nanrier Halsoy.
Tlu> army team, which is in charge oi
Captain Davis; also practiced on Frank
lin Field this afternoon. The players
were put through signal drill, and prac
ticed new formations, with which they
hope to surprise the "Middies." The Wost
Point cadets are full of confidence that
they will win easily.
The navy expects to get a beating, but
"Tim" Robinson, the Princeton trainer.
•,vho is looking after the men. says they
will piny hard and put up a fighting game
'rom begiinuing to end.
A large number of visitors from New
York Washington. and other large
MtiW are already in town. A large party
of officers of the army and navy are
expected to arrive from Washington to
mo'-row. President Roosevelt, who at
tendee!'last year's game, will not be pres
ent to-morrow., owing to pressure of pub-
He business incident to the assembling
of Congress. Among those who will be
here is Major-General Chaffee.
JOHN L A BANKRUPT.
The nifx rellow'.s Assets Amount', to
Tyro Suits of Clothes. •
NEW' YORK. November £B.— (Special;)—
lohn L Sullivan, monologtiist and former
pugilist filed a petition in bankruptcy in
the office of the clerk of the United States
District Court to-day, through his attor
ii.-jw' James F. Mack. <■-/
The -Big Fellow" places his liabilities
it $-'W0 and assests at two suits, of
-lothes-ohe street suit and his evening
-tress or -'monologue" suit.- both valued
"t JCO r.ot subject to attachment.
'mo".g the creditors is J. H. Lewis, of
Boston, who' h:ts a judgment for' $439.
Sullivan does not remember, anything
ibout this claim or what it is for. Lewis
Vis threatened to have Sullivan arrested
for this debt if , he ever goes to Massachu
setts and as Sullivan is booked to ap
bear'on ti» Doston st::ge next week, he
filed- m bankruptcy petition, thus prevent
"ng his arrest. • . ■ :
•1-I'V largest creditor is the St. Louis
mvwery.; which . has a . bill of -41.500 .f0r ;
bottled "li?Vt. : ..:i?ninsst Sullivan^ c-'r.trr.cted
when he lv.dw -■■-:.-..:n in Sixth :.vcnue. _:
Attorney Mack said: "This petition- is
simply to • prevent Sullivan's •: arrest in
Uoston. If he. were to be arrested, he
-onn.l not make money to. pay ;on* these.
ebtp Now they can't arrest him. *'•;•;:.•'
■'■.."I: will not -;say he will pay all of these
'■UlusJ He dees n«»t reniember_ anything
ibput this Bo>ion ; bi)l and the St. c Louis
Brewery had -no" license to do business in>
this State.' s»o", of course, he will .have
to contest thV. carmen t of ;- that." > : ' ,
THJi RICHMOND DISPATCH- SATT^RDAiY^^NOYEMBER 29. 1902
AT THE CITY HftLL.
A^ NIIMBEROF COUNCIL COM3HT
r TEES IN SESSION.
QUESTION OF CLOSING , HOUR-
Committee on Ordin-anoew, tletormn,
' and Charter, ..Dln'ohm -the Matter.
; lint" Tnke No Action— Meeting, of
'; Commiltees. . ;. /■:■'' '■;■
' The Committee, on Ordinances, r Re
forms, and Charters tooii up the ques
tion of the hours of closing of .\ bars
last night: The originalordinarice intro
duced in the Council called for. the clos
ing- of the bars between the hours of 12:30
and G o'clock; The 1 Police -Board re
commend that the --hour, be, changed from
6 t0, 5:30. Mr. Crehshaw* moved that, the
ordinance ' be recommended .'by. the.comm
ittee with the change'.; recommended '■ by.
the Police Board. : Mr. .Spence / offered',: a"
substitute that the :hours; be fixed from
midnight to 5:30 in the. -morning. The'
substitute was defeated by a vote, of 4to
3. Messrs. Crehshav;- Minor;. Adams, and
Glenn, voting. agairwiT the substitute,- and"
Messrs. V Cottrell,. Jdpence •' and Pollard*
voting for it. : -Mr. Crenshaw's motion
was adopted. -with the provision "that "the
recommendation' of the committee be rer
ferred to the' Board of Aldermen as
amended. ,■■■.*
Mr. Glenn opposed the midnight closing
hour, on the ground that it was impossi
ble for people coming from the theatre
to get the necessary refreshment and
vacate the bars before the midnigrhthour.
The ordinance referring- to the removal
of screens was brought' up for considera
tion. On motion of Mr. Spence, the ques
tion was referred to a sub-committee of
three, to consult with the City Attorney,
and report back to the main committee
as soon as possible. Messrs. Minor. Glenn,
and Pollard were appointed .on the sub
committee. .. I
The Police Board endorsed the ordi
nance, with the provision that police of
ficers be permitted in the discharge of
their duty to make an inspection of the
bars during the hours when the sale of
liquor .was prohibited. „ .
The Health Committee met yesterday
afternoon, with the following members
present: Messrs. Hicks. Shea. ■ Curtis.
O'Neil, Donahoe. Satterfield, Seay, and
Sheppard. The report of Superintendent
of Street-Cleaning; Henry Colin,-', was
heard. He asked that $1,700 be trans
ferred from the expense account to the
pay-roll account to maintain the work
ing force for the rest of the year. On
motion of Mr. Shea, the transfer was re
commended to the' Council. :
The' committee h.-*«*3 the report of the
sub-committee on improving the condition
of the alleys. The sub-committee recom
mended that the removal of ashes and
garbage be divorced from the street clean
ing department, and put under the super
vision of the Board of Health. Mr. Shea
submitted a minority report recommend
ing that the street cleaning department
be maintained as constituted at present,
and that an assistant to- the superinten
dent be appointed at a salary of $00 a
month to attend to the- matter of re
moving the ashes and garbage, and to
perform other duties that the superinten
dent may direct. Mr. Hicks. moved to.re
lect both recommendations, but it > was
lost, and Mr. Shea's report Was adopt
ed. It is thousht that Jeff Martin will
be the man selected- for the position of
assistant superintendent, as- he has been
acting in that capacity.
The Committee on Police. Elections, and
Schools received the report of the pound
master, showing that 172 dogs had been
received at the pound during the month
of. November. The receipts of the pound
were ?04.50. The pay-roll and bills were
approved.
The following communication wasjgreaa
from City Attorney Pollard concerning
the pay of registrars:
To the Honorable Committee on Police,
Elections, and Schools:
Gentlemen.— Replying to a "communica
tion from your clerk, under date of No
vember 21st, asking my opinion "whether
registrars should have made any regis
tration in "consequence of the "new regis
tration authorized by the new Constitu
tion, and whether the claims, made are
just and proper,' and should be paid by
the city. '" I beg to say that. by virtue of
the new Constitution which became ef
fective on the 10th day of July. 1902. and
an ordinance by the Constitutional Con
vention adopted, . providing for ; the reg
istration of ail voters under the new
Constitution, all registrars under the old
Constitution became functus officio on
July 10.. 1902— that is. they, were no . longer'
registrars nor . ■ authorized -to: register
voters, therefore they hod no-a uthority
to do so. and cannot rake any legal
cluirge against the city for so doing. ■
Very respectfully. ■
(Signed)* 11. R. POLLARD.
City' Attorney. .
The committee decided to have a Bell
telephone- placed , in the residence of. Chief
Howard, provided the cost does -not "ex
ceed $24 per annum. A sub-committee of
Messrs. Shea and Sheppard was appoint
ed to purchase a new heating, apparatus
for. the First Police/Station. Those pres
ent were Messrs. Glenn, ■ Clowes. /Peters,
Shea, Sheppard. Stein, "and Washer.
The ' Committee on St: John's Burying-
Ground could. mot get a' quorum." on ac
count of the- many committee -meetings,
and no business:- was '.transacted. • ■
The Water Committee, met at S, P. M.-.
with the following present ::-Messrs. Mann,
Anderson. Heslip. Zimmerman." Bossieux.
Gordon. -.'and' Superintendent -Boiling,' City
Attorney Pollard^wasipresent. He stated
that .-.the price: set .by 'the '; condemnation
commissioners .-. on the. -land proposed to
be purchased.-, in connection' wiin • the set
tling-basin was exhorbitant, and the .com--'
mittee asked that the matter ; be ; taken
under further adyisentent. T -uAn^extension :
of : water-mains was ' recommended.-:' on.
Parks? avenue -from Meadow to Rowland
streets: on -Water from Lester ; to ' ; WTiarf ;
streets; and on, Beverly, from ' Reservoir to'
Randolph streets. • • -•. ' .'
1 .Washington!— Assistant ■:■ Secretary. • Tay
lor has selected sites.for Federal'build
ings as follows: ; Selma." Ala;V* ; corner. of
Alabama and - Lande'rdale -;streets; -price
511,250;,,; Gainesville/ ]Fla::--' southwest,', cor
ner of -east Main::and.vMas:noliacstreets.
price ?1,000. • ' .•- ;,;,-• : '-„~v_-' .. •'. <
LEWIS IS APPOINTED;
MADE DISTRICT.;'. - ATTORNEY - TO
SUCCEED Jin.ALIiAK.
THE PRESIDENT HOLDS EVEN:
HeEvldcntlr Did ' Not "Want- to Take
-Sides in the BltterFactlonal Fljcht
Koiron Among:, Virginia Repnltli
. can's. ■ ' :■' -..- ': . . ' ■ . ■ ' ■:"■.-.
The announcement of the appointment
by . President Roosevelt; of ex-Judge
Lunsfortl L. Lewis, of this city, to be
United States Attorney, for the Eastern
District of Virginia, made, yesterday,
while.a source or general gratification to
the friends of that able lawyer, Was not
altogether a surprise to them. / Recently
the name of Judge Lewis had been fre
quently mentioned in this connection,
though never with any knowledge on his
part that such .'publication would be
made. In fact, .there ■ is abundant evi
dence that he was not even a* candidate
for the 'position, and it is. said the "offer
of the position to him was entirely un
solicited. It is understood, that Judge
Lewis will accept the proffered post. .
'The new attorney is and has long been
a resident and practicing attorney of
JUORE L L LEWIS.
Richmond, where he ranks high at. th*
bar and in social and business circles.
His law practice is said to be large: anc
lucrative. .Hennas devoted himself assio
uously to the duties • of -the' profession
since his retirement from the bench o'
the Court, of Appeals, and . ha*
refrained from conspicuous participc-.
tion in politics, if indeed he' may be sair]
to- have taken' any part, further thai,
that which is the duty of every good
citizen. Though repeatedly urged to stand
for elective or appointive offices, he has
in every case promptly and positively
'declined to do so, preferring to keep_ oxu
ofpolitics in the generally accepted sense,
of the term. ■
COULD HAVE BEEN NOMINATED.
Frequently he . could have been norm-.
mated for office had he but consented tc
allow the use of his name, but he would
not, resisting I . all pressure brought to beai
on him to-do so in such a positive way
that those urging' him ceased to do sc
further. Last year he could have had thi
Republican nomination for Governor,
but woul&oiot -consider, the suggestion oi
his name in that connection. There woulc
have been no factional difference as I 1;I 1 ;
the congressional nominee had he con
sented to be. an aspirant. But he woulc
not.
ROOSEVELT HOLDS EVEN.
The appointment of Judge Lewis is re
garded by many as an effort on the par
of the President to favor neither of tin
factions in this district,' both of whicl
had candidates for the position. The'emi
nent fitness of the appointee was doubt
less a potent consideration in the choict
General Allan, the incumbent, had strong
endorsements from all over, the country,
and all parties, but he was opposed by s
large faction of his party in this city, in
cluding many of the Federal officials anc
by many influential Republicans in othe;
parts of the State. . Hon. R. T. Thorp
of Norfolk, was a candidate for the posi
tion also, representing the faction which
opposed General". Allan'; Judge Lewit
was identified with neither faction, anf
stands high with all factions and parties
..-' Judge Lewis won that title .by his elec
■tion-'to and service on the bench of th-
Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia
from which he retired when the presen!
court was elected, having served thereon
With distinction- for the term, twelve
years. Pie was president of the court,
the other, members "of the tribunal beinc
Judges Lacy. Richardson, Fauntlerby
and -Hinton. Since his retirement fron
the bench Judge Lewis has practiced hi.
profession in this city.! His- term will
begin in December as district attorney. •
WHO WILL SUCCEED MILLER?
Since the 'appointment of Judge -Lewis,
interest- now centers in the selection o'
an assistant. Mr. Hugh Gordin. Miller Is
assistant to Attorney. Allan, and is : re
garded as a candidate for the sanie posi
tion under the = new appointee. Among
others who have been mentioned as avail
able men for the. place are Mr. Robert H.
Tallej"./ referee in bankruptcy, and Mr
Malcolm. A. Coles,: who is attached to the
office of - Marshal:' Treat. All attempts
to name, the assistant at this time aro
purely ; speculative. ■ .
Considerable surprise 'is manifested t>y
the supporters of Mr.: Allan .that he was
not reapppinted. for - another term. ..He
was known to be anactive aspirant for
reappointment "and had.' very. strong. : en
dorsements. .A summary -of these had
been arranged .in. pamphlet .-form am"
make a very flattering commendation ,oJ
the retiring .attorney. : Among, the many
endorsers urging his .selection, were ■"..e.\.
Attorney-Generals .Harman and Miller.- oi
the United States: : ex-Solicitor-Generai
•Holmes" Conrad; ex- Pension-Commissioner
Henry Clay. Evans, Admiral Cotton, many
prominent jurists, ministers, educators,
and -Federal officials and ex-officials; ..nine
city, circuit. ,or chancery 'court
prominent Virginians of .all parties; the
Governor 'of -Virginia.'and the four living
ex-gqvernors and the. late vGoyerhor ;llt:
'Kinney. Hon. John -Goode, - Congressman
Rixey. -many .members of the General As
sembly, mayors :of cities in : yirgin:i<.;
Republican State x committeemen ; . repre
senting" the five districts comprised in.the
Judicial district ;- many prominent :Repurj : !
Means from ail .parts of :the;Stat»>, height
past commahders-in-chief of .the r Grand
Army of the ; Republic- many .department
commanders, veterans;-; aridr sons vet-;
erans;.: judges; -bar'. assqeiatiohs."; mayors.;
cityilofficials, . ; nev^Bpaperß, P and ■ . men in
all i vocations. „• - ~ -
il The feat Gold Cash |
I PROFBT-SHARING CONTEST, I
:^;^;,:-f:. ;::..-::____ Z : .'. : ; V -: 7 ■ £ '
$ First Prize IpOqiSscondPrizSi $250; Other Prizes, $2,250. £
T : A plain profit-sharing contest, whereby the readers of the Richmond Dispatch, the ;; ,
T .Weekly Dispatch, and the Richmond News may receive a portion of the money taken in from ;.
T". subscriptions,- which -would ordinarily be paid to travelling men and for travelling expenses; ■ |^
"T By offering prizes based on^estimates of the Bank Gearings of Richmond at the close of
■T business December 31, 1902, for the year 1902, we propose to divide the handsome sum of J
"y $3,000 in cash amone: our readers; ' -
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j^ Th ? subscription price wni not be chanseff. . :'.-.'. ■ / .' i^{.
This contest will close at 12 "o'clock midnight December 21. 15^3. ■ * . .., _*. -a. >-'
I . For everj- S5 cents rcceivad-by us for subscription on« >«m»J» -w«l be allowed by «s. Th« subacrlptfon price or rT". ,;
the Daily Dispatch, delivered by carrier in Richmond, to BO cents a month: out-of-town; by ,m^l. 25 «en^ a m?n«
or J3.00 a year. The pric. of the News i.2s.cent* a month or 38.00. a year. The Weekly Dispatch r»te to »-M * year V
X .A remittance of 50 cents for elttiw paperwiH entitle the «ender to the F*P«r for the period caUed for In our we- g
, V ana two estimates; JI.OO four estimates. andTso on. ~. .w, t.-t and '▼1"
."Y". Present subscribers, who hava paid in ; advance, may. upon furtiier payment, participate in tMi contw. :^i '■■'.::
X^ have their subscriptions extended according to tho : amount paid; . / r _,_U n "T";--
T No estimate will be entered on our books except when accompanied by cash. Estimate and cash ««« -I!o«r
■ -0* . u» in the SAME ENVELOPE, or bo delivered by the SAME PERSON at the SAMKg TIMIS-vUpon.. receipt >V^ ;
office the estimates will be entered upon'books kept, for; that purpose, and the paper promptly aent f the aa .
■-, given. No change of . estimates will be alloWed after they are onceV entered on our books. ... -m be T^ :
"V" No stockholder, officer, or -'employcaot^.'either the Daily Dispatch; Weekly DUpatch. \ or Richmond JNew«w M -A( >
'•& Der mltted to make estimates or in any way' share, in this contest. . • ■ _ ..
-JL CAUTIONI-Send money by check or ; post-office or expres» money order. This Is the only safe ■•^J^^.-.q- ■■? w , '-<..
:^f to enclose in same envelope your estimate in dollars and cents as to what will b« the total BANK CH^cAitti. .
' OF RICHMOND FOR 1902, AS CERTIFIED BT THE CLEARING-HOUSE JAIS*UAKY 1.1903- T«
f Should there be a" tie for any prize, the amount will be divided equally between those so tied. " _\ iT-V
Write your name and address, and particularly the figures of. your estimate.very -plainly^ in order, tnat no t«« ■ ;
may occur. /; : •- _ /: . ■ _ ;--. - ; ■ ' ■ . . *' -
"' . - ■ mma oil? 1 ■ . ■ -'■ ...-'-.. .. _ '^ 1.: .',
■V- To' the nearest correct. estimate . .'|t. . . . . . . .. ••••• ••• >• •••••• •• •• • • •*■— **^ s^°
"V" To the second nearest correct estimate . .-. . . • . . ..<- ........•-••••••--•• •• •• 2 5 .. _.- _ -'ty;^
■V* To the third nearest correct estimate ,".-.... .♦• -i ••"••>• •"• •• * .■...•••; lO ° i
•^ .io the lourth nearest correct estimate .»....,......., .-•- .*••• *-> __ ■ fy?
-^ To the fifth nearest correct estimate :. »».- ......"• •»• — ......... 5° .
■&■-. To the sixth nearest correct estimate. . _.........::.....•'♦♦..•.••••••>' ••** : .5 • J^i
"^ To the next 50 nearest correct estimates, $10 each — ... - . .'• . ♦••- •• •• s°° 9? V
To the next 100 nearest correct estimates, $5 each .... ........... : ....i s°° 9°
A. To the next 200 nearest correct estimates, $2 each ......... .:,. ......•!•..••*••■ 4°°
X. To the next 300 nearest correct estimates, $1 each . . . ... . . . ... . ., ; . . . . - r > — . •« ♦• •> 3°° oo T*j
f These Addifioiial Prizes Will Also Be Paid. J
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y For the. nearest correct estimate received before September 15, 1902. . . ..... . . . -$ 100 00
"V"- For the nearest correct estimate received before October 1, 1902 ..... .... ...... .. 75 oo
•$" For the nearest correct estimate received before October 15, 1902. 5° °°
'*f P'or the nearest correct estimate received before November 1, 1902.. .... ......! 35 °P '■&-■:.
-§■ For the nearest correct estimate received befo re November 1 5, 1902 . . . .-. . . . > > . .5 25 00 qr _
-^ For the nearest correct estimate received before December 1, 1902. ..........;.... 15 P° -^
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-^- Total 662 prizes, amounting io2,if'W*£&*i&)&£^
I HERE IS THE QUESTION: I
f« What Will Be the Total Bank Clearings in Dollars and Cents of
Richmond, Va., for the Year 1902?"
On January 1/1903, the Richmond Clearing-House will certify the amount. That certifi-
X cate will decide the question. ,- '" o
T The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1892 were ..... . . .:..., ,-. .....^. .?r26,08o > i 77 73
The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1893 were ..x. :. ., « . . . .i [U ..- 1 14,957»2i 1»9 -
T The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1894 were . . . . ... ...... ..... ... ..... .. 113,327.^09 2 Z
T The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1895-were ..._..-..:..::.......... 121,960,869 39 ■^.;..
The total bank clearings of Richmond f0r 1896 were . ... .,-,. ..... .;.. . 1 14>37»>«4i 00
""f The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1897 were . . . ... ....■..-. ., : . ..-..-... 116,338,731 01
The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1898 were ; .. ...... 133,618,376 10 \_. ,
4- The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1899 were „ . . -.. , « . . . . : 165,901,087 14 T, r
-fr The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1900 were ...^.. ..-..,,.•.,..»:.-.-., ir5>537>475 61
i The -total bank clearings of Richmond for 190 1 were . ... ... A .-. .". . •- .... - •. .. 198,091,536 10 J :••.,:
X The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1902 were .. . . . . .'. . . ........ . . . . J
X Cut out one of the following blanks, fill in with the length of time you want the paper, "J\ ;
T and your estimate or estimates, and send by mail to Post-Office Box 373, or bring to the of- "
£ fice, Ninth' and Main streets, Richmond, Va. , t . J
$ '■ \ FOR CITY SUBSCRIBERS. 1
, - Rate, 50C., a Month. ;
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X THE DISPATCH, — I hand you herewith ... .... .for which deliver your paper to mj J :
X addre55... ....... My estimates on the Bank Clearin gs of Richmond: for 1902 - .
if are: . ;-^.f;
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t 4th ..-.,,.-.-...... „-.-..•..... .»^.: ....-; |i^|g^^:^f^^|^^2 . |H|
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Name..-. ...-..,,..-.....-. •<•> i.-.i.'..r. -.........-.-.-... _ v : , . ;^ r
Number ........ ;..... .^.... -.-... -.t^. -.--.. -.>!.-.-.'. ; " ■<*'-:
X This blank must be brought in person to this office.
| FOR OUT-OF-TOWN SUBSCRIBERS. * '+
4- Rate, 2^c. a Month or $3 a Year.
<V THE DISPATCH,. — Enclosed find ...... ..for which. send your paper to my address ""^
X f0r. . . . . ..My estimates on the Bank Clearings o f Richmond for 1902 are: "x
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: Enclose: one estimate for each 25 cents. ••
% ildress F. 0. Box 373, Richmond, Va. ;
■^ Remit by Check, Post-Office Order, or Express Money Order. S?|^i
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