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REVIEW OF A
Eight Years' Battle Betwoen
Rlval Telephone Interests.
IT IS ENDED AT LAST
Tho Passlng of tho Ordinance Morglng
'Ihe Bell and the Local Independont
Oompanles Ends a Flght That
Began In 1804.
The (poasago by the Common Council of
tho ordinance sanctloning th? mergor of
tlie Richmond Tolophono Company's plont
and buslnono with that ot the Southorn
Bell Tolcpliouo and Telegraph Company
ln this otty 1b the oonoludlng chaptor of
eight yoars of cornmerclal warfaro, ln
irany rospeolfl, probably without a paral
Jol ln tho recent hlstory of Arncrlcan
Tho s-trugglo for tho control of the
telophone sltuatlon ln Richmond has oc
euplcd the attonUon ot the two branohos
ot tho CSty Council and of tha Btrcot
Commlttoo of that body tlmo and nnoln
lt has boon fought out with Uio moilt
unremlttlng energy of attnok nnd omially
unyleldlng atubbornnesa of roslstnnco In
the Btato Soaato and tho Coiiunlttco of
Genorol Lawa of that body. Six tluma
the battlo liai been Jolncd over this Issue
ln tho Federal Courta, twlco boforo the
? hlghest Federal fcribunol In tiio land.
A rovlew of tlie different campaigns,
which havo made up this unique nnd ro
tn&rkabla contost brlngs to remombrance
inany thlngs of Hivoly Interest to the
?tudent of Amorloan munlolpal govorn
ment. Tho forccs whloh havo opcratod ln
tho fhnplrig of leglslation and opltiton
Xor or ??alMJt this or that meaauro fur
Dlsh nn lntercstlng fiold for etudy.
Tho battlo arioi with which tho cht.m
plono of one or tha otlier sldo have
Bought to- stlr to enthuaiasm tholr ro
enilts are not ln frequently heard In othor
etrupglos of this olvaracter. "Protocllon
of horno entorprlsos," "local control of
franchise prlvllogos," "valuo of up-to
dato fo.iilItle?." "keeplng In tho Hno of
jprogress"-^baso and othor Btlrrlng pro
cepts of good munlclpal lkl'lng, ns famll
tar a9 they havo becomo.by rcason of this
tel?pbone tug-of-war In Richmond, woro
?omowtiat accepted, boforo that porlod,
end are oftentlmos oallcd upon for jorvlco
(n oontentlon? wMch "tho old company"
end "tiio now company" havo no rart or
TQiIb' f.glit has boon a notablo ono be
oauso f?f tho fact that, ln tho ostoem
of those who havo tho mnnagomer.t rrf
thoso lorgo aUlod telepbono Intorcsts, of
whloh tho Bouthern Boll Is morely a sec?
tion or dlvlslon, as yot only partlally
developed, the control of tha tolephone
ibuslneas of Klchmond held a placo of
Importonce out of all rehitlon to any
revonues tliat may como from tiio opom
tlon of a local ojocltange In thln city.
(Richmond was tho oentral city of Vir?
ginia, from which llnos ln tlmo would
radlaba ln all dlrocttons-to Norfolk and
. Newport News on tho East, to rotora
fourg on tho Bouth, to Lynchburg and
Roanoke and boyond on tho Wost, to
Charlottesvlllo aiul Btaunton .nnd tho
Valloy of Virginia on tho Northwrst, and
to Ercderlcksbuig and Wn(Oili)?rton and
tho Northorn cities. Tha loto of Klch?
mond would soriuusly ci-ipjjle any thor
ough Stato tolophono system.
In like fashlon, Virginia a? tho first
Boutiliorn Btato boyond tho I'ctomao oo
'oupled a position of ?v*peola! Importance
l to this company, and aiiylhinf that would
Lcrlppls tho companya doi'tlopment ln
?Virginia nnd would tond to causo
b break between tho grost not
P^-ork of long dlstance llnc? already
constructod ln tho North and t'horough
and systomntlc long dlstance servlec,
whloh lt mlght hopo to bulhl up ln tho
Virginia was tho koystono Stato In
tho telophono sltuatlon |n tiho South and
Richmond was tho koy to Virginia, After
iolgiht yoars of work, on tho part of ea
paclally se'ected rcpresentatlves of tried
experlmenco anil. dlplomatlo sklll tho
'Amerlcan Telephonr, nnd TelegrOVOi Corn
ipany h-.t9 found the koy, nnd has made
[a present of 11 to ils promlslng nnd sturdy
young offsprlng, tho Southorn Bell Tolc
phone and Telesrrar-U Company.
Of those who lmvo taken notablo parta
ln this flght it would bo dttilcult to slngln
out ono or two as cspeclally promlnent,
There have been a numbor of men well
known to Richmond ldentlfied with one
sl'fic or other at diffcrcnt times. Gen?
eral E. 'P. Meiiny, of New York, sklll
fully represented tho Bell interests n
rumber of times. In Col. Hunt Chlpley,
ha has had a most resourcofiil lleutcnnnt
\tpon tho ground nll the while. Mr. A.
R. Gulgon for yenrs lookoii nftor tho in?
terests of tho locai company with great
octivlty and thoroughness. These three
gcntlemen probably have given and tnken
a larger number of good llcks than any
other of tho combatantu.
Thero wero others, however, It ls well
remembered what vigorous debato Sen?
ator, now Cqngrcssman, Glass and Sena
tor, now Congressman, Flood engaged on
tbu floor of the Sennto over tho tolophone
bill of three years ago. ln tlio same llvely
ekirmish, Mr. Barkudalo, of Hallfax,
gave and received a good sliot or two.
Senatro Daniel nppeared befnre a com?
mittee of tho Lcglslature ns an attornoy
lor the telppnone interests--.
The interests of Richmond have been
ably represented ln 1 he courts by CUy
Attorneya C. V. Meredith and Henry R,
lJollurd. Coionel A\*. E. Cutshaw's rela.
tlor. to the. city as selnntlflc advlser liag
been of the largest Importance. Apart
from tho members of the Stieet-CoinntU
teu who were brought ln lmmcdlnle
touch with all lcglslatJon on this subject,
no members of tlio City Council were
moro thoroughly In command of tho ar
guments und esscntlal faets ln connoc
tlon with this problom than Mr, AVIllam
M. Turpln und Mr. Kol. L. Bloombcrg,
now presldcnts of tho two branches of
Ono took ono vlew of the matter and
the other tho other. Their speeches on
the floor of tho Council were notably ln
FIRST TELEPHONE. '
Tho telephone as a rccognlzodi nieana nf
conimunlcaiiuti dates from tha Phlladel,
jihla CoateniUal of jjtg.
InstrumeiitK nmi apparatus, llien reccnj,
ly invented and patented, wero oxhlblted
ond (ormed one of tho mdat norel aml
attraetivo t-xlilbita of Iherexposltlot), A
young man from Lynchhurg, Vu? the
nianagrr of the Western Unlon orllce at
that place, aftar seelng tho Inslrunienta
ln Phlludclpliltt, returned home and nmdo
a transmitter and recelver, tho first made
filid usefl ln Virginia. This gentloinan
Or dlticouifori, no irrltutlon of tho ln*
teatlriCH-but geutlt.proaipt, thurough
heaiiiiful cleuublug, wjjen you take
tioldby ull ilrunjlbts. 26 teutr I
Umbrellus are all right?gooJ
ones? we sell them. They often
afford protection for the hnt?but
when you want absolute comfort,
and independence ot the weather?
get into one of our $10.00, 515.00.
520.00 and 525.00 rain proof coats.
nfterwards removed to Richmond, Col,
C. lil. McCluro, suporlntondent for yoara
of tho Boll Company and later of tho
A local exchango was storted by the
Bell Company ln Richmond ln 1879. For
a tlmo It doos not appaar that the rola
tlons of tho company and tho city wero
very clcarly doflneil In torme of a fran?
chise ordlnanco. Tho buslneas was ln Its
lnfancy, On tho 20th day of June, 1844,
tho Council poascd an ordinance grantlng
vo tho lloll Company an ordinance, briof
m, comparod to tiio franchlao recently
pnsscd, with no Umltallon as to rates nnd
Ir.detortnlnatrt as to pcrlod, oxcept tho
provlsinn that tho ordlnnnco nilght bo at
nny tlmo repoalod by tho Counoll, such
rcpeal to take offect twelvo months aftor
the rep*allnK ordlnanco bocnmo a law.
During tho noxt ten years thero wne
no hotable featuro of tho tolophono slt?
uatlon other than tho fact that tho acr
vlce glvon by tho Bell Company oamo to
bn Iho occasion of groator and greater
eomplnlnt untll on Novcmbor 2"J, IkOl, the
Chmnbor of Commerco forwurded to tho
City Council a resolution aottlng forth
that tho aorvlco glvon was unsatlBfac
torv and tho rates ohargod woro unroa
sonable. Apart from this ground of grlov
auco thero 1ind also urlscn a rlmrp dls
puto betwoen tiio clly and tho company
ln regard to tho number of fruo 'phonos
which tho company should turnisli tho
olty. Tho upshot of this contontlon was
ii n ordlnanco, npproved Decombor 14,
1S94, by which tiio franchise of tho South?
orn Boll Telnphono and Tolegraph Com?
pany waa ropealcd to take ofl'cct ono
yoar from du.tr>.
Tho paasago of this ropea] ordlnanco In
December, 1804, mnrks tho beglnnlng ot
eight yenrB of warfaro between tho city
and tho Bell Company. Tho sltuatlon
soon bnctimo moro complexc by rouson of
Iho prosonco of a local company in tho
Hold. During practlenlly all of this pe
rlod tho flght was going on ln tho courts,
tho Council. or tho Loglslaturo.
IN TIII3 COURTS.
After tho ropenl of tha Bell frnnchlso,
and tho Rlohmond Compnny'a plant was
noarlng completlon, ateps woro tindor
nonsiderntion to rcqulro tho Bell Com?
pany to ceaso operalloim nnd movo Its
polos and wircu from tho strcela. Bo?
foro tho city took action of tlits charao
ter, tho Bell Company raado appllcatlon
to and rocelved nn Injunotlon from tbe
Unltod States Circuit Court. restrnlntng
t'ho city from interferlng with tho oon
duct of Its husiness nnd thus ronderlng
null nnd vold tho ordlnanco of Bccember
14. 1804. Upon nppenl tn tho United States
CUxult Court of Appnals t lio Injuncllon
was suulalned, tho city again lost, and
tho company won. Theso courts both
hold that unfier tho so-callod "telegraph
atatuto" of 1K0>9 a tolophono compnny was
uoouro from molostntlon or lnterfcrcnco
by tho olty auttiorltios.
Tho eauso was romovod by oertlnrl.
unto tho Supremo Court of tho Unlted
State* That court rovorsed tlio conclus
lons roaclied by tho lovve.r courts, deelar
ing that tho complalnnt company being
a telophone;'eomp->ny, did not coino withln
tho provlsloha ot tho act of 1800, which
grnnted prlvllogcs and protection to tolo
graph companies, beoauso telephone com?
panies were ln no sonso telograph com?
-Tho opinlon Oled by tho Supreme Court
ehds thus: "what rlght tho appellc," the
Southern Bell Telophono Company, "had
or hns undor tho laws of Virginia and
tha ordlnnocs of tho city of Richmond, 1b
n questlon wftich ho Clrcul Cour did
not dcclde, but expreasly walvod. It Is ap
proprlato that that quiestion should be
tlrst consldercd nnd iietcrmlnod by the
c.ourt of orlKlnal Jurlsdlctlon."
Tho decrntal order follows: "The cause
ls remanded with dlreotlonfl for such fur
thor proeeedlngs in tho Circuit Court as
may i>o ln confonnlty with his opinlon
and conslatont with law.
A NOTAIBi.E VJCTORT.
This wns a notnblo vlctory for tho city
and tho great turnlng point ln tho lltlga
tlon. Tho suit had attrncted tho wldost
Interest. Tho prlnciplea tnvolved wero
recognlzed os of tho largest momcnt to
ciWos. Appllcations for the brlofs In the
enso came from city attorneys and Inw
yera from tha Atlantlc to the Paome.
Tho cause ban-lng been rornandod wo?
heard in the Circuit Court by Judgo Goff.
That court held that under tho laws of
Virginia nnd tho ordluancos of tho city
of Richmond tho Southern Bell Telophono
and Telogrnph Company had no rlght to
use the Btreets of tho city. For this rea?
son it denied tho relief nskod, dlsaolved
tho injunction pravlously granted nnddis
mlssed tho bill.
Upon nppeal t?i tho Unitcd Stntoa Cir?
cuit Court or Appoals was taken, The
case wus argued before Judges Slnion
ton, Brawky nnd I'urnell on May 7th,
Judge A. L Holllday und Mr. Ilill Carter
representlng tho company, and City A*
torncy Henry lt. Bollanl, tho city. The
caso iva.i decided on July l?th, ]0W, r.n
c'plnlott being liiinded down atllrmlng IIih
decroo of tho lower court. Another ap
peal to tlio Supreme' Court was tak'n
and tho qum waa on tlm clockot of that
court awnitlng nrgument, when by t
pasaage of tho franchlM ordlnanco if
the lioll Company on Ootober 16th, ?03l
It wau wltlidrawn l,y llio Boll Company,
thK being ono of Hv" provlslons or con
ditlons of tha ordinance,
THE N13W COMPANY.
Follnwlng llie oppepl of the Bell frun
clilw In Heceml?T, U'JI, two local eoni
patiiea wero organltud nnd a llvoly Hght
before ho Council followed, After a
wurm contest betwoen tlv Rlnhinond
Btnmlurrt TolepHonO Company -and tho
Homo Telophono Oompnny. which lasted
for somo months, 11 frnnelilso wus grant?
ed on Deg miK'i- (ith, 1635, to tho Rich?
mond S'andaid Tolaphono Oouipuny, now
the ltichinenri Telenhbno company, for a
perlod <>f firteen ye. va und ?t rates of
\'.'m and fii for buiilriasil and reuldeuee
la'rvlca, Mr. john ?' Roblnoon, wa? proiN
dent of thr, oamjpiiu}', Mr. A, B. Giilnon.
gunerul counsel, a- '. Mr, Wurner Moore
controlllng stooUhnldor, Tho now ootn
puny Mt about soourlnn tho ncaeanary
equlpmant and by the irilddlo of Junn,
1800, was iriirlng tolephono sorvlce to anb
Tho "new" oompany had lmrdly ne
ourod tt foothold beforo lt had a bnttle
royal for lt? llfo, ln tho spring ot JBW
the Amerloan Telcphono and Telegraph
Cntnpnny ntade applloatlon to tho City
Counoll for the right to do a long dl?
tanoo arwl looat buslnonx. Thoio was ar
tttimont upon tho fioor of tho Council in
roBard to tho rolallon botwoon the Amor
Ican Tolophono and Tolograph Company'
and tho Elouthom Bell Tolophono nnd
Thero waa a ntrong flght niado for tho
ordlnunue and earneat opposltlow to tt,
lt wa? recummcndod to tho Common
Council by a voto of 8 to 1. It Mil d?
feated, howovor, tn tho Common Council
on July ?8. 1S07 by a vote of 19 to 4.
IN THE LICOISLA.TURE.
On? of the most Intorostlng phasos of
ihls contest wou tlTo Mght In the Vlr
plnla Loglslature tn Fobruary and March
10CH1, over an aot Inoorporatlng tho "Vir?
ginia Tolophono and Telegraph Com
pMiy." The bill waa offorcd by Sonator
Conway R, Bondu. Tho lncorporatora
namod were John B. Purooll, John D.
Ilonloy, >R, 6. Boflhor, S. W. Truvoni,
J, Taylor Ellynon, Ooorge L. ChrlBtlnn
and R. E, Byrd. lt conferrod rathor
broad powors, ln pnrtlcular, tho right to
cutortaln any city or town without having
ta uoouro tho pormlnslon of such city or
town. The bill pasBod tho Sonato with?
out a generai rocognltlon of tho cxtont of
tho powors conforred. Pasnlng to tho
Houao, lt went to a committee, nnd had
been "Jacketod" und was rocolvlng tho
ondorooment of that body when the na
turo of tho bill bocame known. A spo
c'al meeting of tho Council was hold.
Ro?olutlons of earoest opposltlon wero
adoptod and the asBlstance of othor dUes
lnvlted. The city attornlos of a number
nf cities wore soon on tho ground. Tho
Houao Committee dld not act favorably
nn the bill nnd tho bill by a vote of tho
Houso was dlsmlsned.
On Fobruary 1B. 1000, tho day tho House
rtlleved Its Qenoral Laws Committee df
tho connldoratlon Of tho bill, passed by
tho Senate, and dlsmlssed lt, It was again
lntroducod In the Benato by Mr. Sanda
with the addltlon oT a guarantce of 510,
Vk) thnt the proposed telophone system
would be oxtnndcd to evory olty and
county In the Stato. The measuro ln this
ahapo went. to the Gonernl Laws Commit?
tee of tho Senate, where lt waa vlgorously
attacked1 by a number of city attornlcs
led by Mr. H. R. Pollard, and Cot. W. E.
Cutshaw and was ably dofended by Gon.
H, P, Monny and Mr. Eppa Hunton for
tho Compnny. Tho oommltteo by a vote
ot 8 to 4 roportod tho bill fnvorably on
Fcbruary 21st. A almilar flght was mado
for nnd against tho bill before the Houso
Committee on Clonoral Lawa, In tho
fhiht ln tho Senate, Mr. Flood lod for tho
bill und Mr Glaas ln oppoaltlon.
On Fobruary 28, 1000. aftor a long flght,
tho bill was procttcally killed' ln tha
Sonato by tho addltlon of an amendment
flxlng maxtmum and mlnlmum rates.
Tlds was'not noceptable to tho promoters
of tho Bchomo tuid the bill matter was
The idontlty of thosn bnok of this en
torprlao with tho?e .ln oontrol of tho Beli
Company ls a question which has provon
very fertilo of dlscusslon, tho friends and
tho enomies of tho Bell tahlng posdtlons
dlametrlcnllv oppoaed. Gonernl Moany
has Blnoo that tlmo Btnted that he np
peared not as tho rcpresontatlve of tho
Boll Company, but of tho Amorlcan Telo
phono and Telegraph Company.
SUCCESB AT LAST.
Followlng tho fallure to seoure an oot
of the Aosombly incorporatlng tho Vir?
ginia Tolophono nnd Tclograph Compnny,
it wns declded to try the City Council
ngaln, this tlmo ln tho name, dlrectly,
of tho Southorn Bell Telophone and
Tolcgrnph Company. After 'Bomo. rumors
that an ovorture of this character was
coming, a pctition from tho Bell Com?
pnny to tho City Council was flled with
tho city clerk on Jnn. 10, 1901 This pa
per atatod that the company "most corn
estly doslrecl to eatabllsh relatlons with
tho city of Blchmond." Tho company
regrottcd! "tho untotrtunato dilforenccs
which had led to this protrncted leglsla
tlon," nnd "deslrod to establlsh satisfac?
tory and cordlal relatlons with tho city."
This paper wna presonted li tho Coun?
cil nnd passed to tho Street Committee of
that body where a /ranchlso ordinance
wns offorod by the comp;tny. A number
of commltteo meotlncs wero given to
Its conslderation. Gencnil E. P. Meany
nppeared on tho champlon of ths mens
uro, and Mr. A. B. Gulgon of tho in
tercsts of tho Richmond Company. Tho
City Attornay and city onglnobr were
opposed to tho ndoptian ot such nn ordl
nnnce. w Its conslderation untll tho
pendlng lltigatlon was onded,
Tho matter of rates was fought over at
great longth. Tho ordlnanco as at first
oftorod waa sltont on this subjoct, A
scalo of rateB was lator oifered and a sec?
tion offorcd providing that they should
not he Incrensod ln ten years, also that
the ratos "shall not bo higher than thoeo
chnrged by said company under slmllar
condltions ln cities havlng p.pnroxlmatoly
the same popiflntlon In any otfcai' Stato."
Tho cost of tha long lltigatlon and a cer?
tain number of olty 'phonos wore ar
Afto othor mlno nmendmenta tho
ordinance passed tho committee on May
31, 1901 by n voto of 8 to 4. On June 21,
it wns recommonden to tho Council by
tho same voto. Lengthy pethlons for nnd
against woro now prcpnred nnd prescnted.
An oppositlon meoting was held ln Cor
coran Hall on Juno 27. A mnjorlty nnd
mlnorlty roport was presented to tho
Common Council which body on July 3,
nfter a long session pacned the ordlnanee
by n vote of 19 to t. Tlie Board of Al
dennen on July 9, nnd tha Boll Com
IRRITATING TROUBLE QUICKLY
If You Only Find Out the Right Cour?c
Many physlcliuis who advertise to curo
plles, without tho ald of tho knlfo, slm
ply uso Pyramld Pilo Curo remedies.
They do so because they know it ls the
best medirtlne for obtalnlng a proper
comblnation of tho most sclentlflc ln
gredlontB for tho curo of plles.
Pyramld (Pilo Curo is not ln an ex
porlmental stngo, but is an cslabllshed
remody and ls recognlzcd and iised by the
bost physlclajis ln tlio country. Being In
supposltory form, it rcachos the trouble
at onco nnd tho hoaltng proccas ls qulek
nnd effectlvo; Immedlnto reaults aro ob
tnlned, und before tho patient reallxes
tlio fact ho has ecovered from the patn,
sufferlng and initatlon which this trou
Chlldron who suffer from thla pulnful
trnuble, obtitin relief at nnce, It Is well
with a very young child to reduce tho
slue of the Buppoaltory beforo uslng.
However, if ehlldreu aro nffllcted with
pi|e,s, they Hhould bo treated without do
lay or tlio ti-oubln muy bocomo chronla
Hundredrt of little oues have been cured
with pyramlfl Pilo curo.
Tho provention of plles la better than
tho cmiii nnd they can ho prcveuted lf
only people would look to tho regularlty
of tho bowel.s and not boeomo constl
patod, Coiistlpatlon und it? nttondani
IIIh can bo nvoldoil by tho uso of l'yrumld
Pills. Tha proprletora of tho lJyramld
Plle Curo BftW that It was necosa.iry to
uso with tho uiujorlty of their patlents a
inlld non-lrrltatlng laxatlva and tlio Pyr,
nmld 1'IIIh for consilpatlon wero tho
reault of inuch eareful thought and pa?
tient lnviwiigution. Pyramld Pilo Curo
und Vyr.unid I'llln a* ? sold by rirugglBta
everywhere for flfl>- und twenty-flve
i-ent.-i per packnge,
A llttlo book on tho naluro nnd curo
or hemniurrliolds or plles will l.o fur
lilahed free upon application lo thu Pyra
mlil Drug Co., Mnrshall, Mlclt.
Some People Have Learned
How to Get Rid
Baoknclm and kidney taho are twln
You cnn't nepnrfite them,
Ar.d yuti oau't get rV it tho beiokaoho
untll you curo tho kldnoy aohe.
If tho kidneys are woll and itrong,
tho ro.it of tho nystom Is pretty sure to
be tn vtgorous health,
Doim'ii Kldnoy Pllla make etronfi
Mr. Henry Murp'ny, of 884 Broadway,
Memphls, Tonn., profoaslonal nurae, aays:
"For a year or two pnJn and weakriMH
r.crons the lolns and dlffloulty with the
kidney socrotlona Indloa.d that my kid
neys w?ro elther overtaxed or weukened.
All my knowlodge of medlolne failed to
brlng reilut, and ever anxlous to get rld
of tho trouble before lt became chronlo,
I got a box of Doan'a Ktdney Pllla at
Hamner & Ballard's drugstore. They
perfonned their work very latlsfaotorlly. I
know of a great many othors ln Memphls
who havo been beneCted by Doan'a Kld?
For sale by all dcalers. Prleo CO oenta.
Fostcr-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y? solo
agents for tho United Btatos.
Remcmber the namo?Doan'sv-and tako
pany was dofcatod. the ordlnanco being
tnblod without detato upon motlon of
Major Allen, by a vote of 0 to S.
Tho mattor thon remolned in aboyonM
untll 'Sept. 10th. when at a meeting of
tho Board the. ordlnanco was taken up,
two emmoudments added, llmlUng Uio
rates to bo chanyed for tho full term of
the franchise rathor tha.n for ten years
only, and making lt more clenr that no
othor city should enjoy greator prlvt
ltges and the ordlnanco was pnesed by
a voto of 11 to 7. Mayor Tnylor then va
tood tho ordlnanco on Oct. 14, tho Corn
mon council pnsscd tha ordlnanco over tho
Mayor'a vcto by a vote of 21 to B and
a day later the Board of Aldermen took
tho samo action by a voto of 11 to 6, and
tho flght waa ended.
Both Companlos now sot thomsolves to
tlie task of acourlng new oqulpmont.
The Boll Company lnntnllod at a cost of
over *>?i|f a mllllon dollnra a condult and
centraJ ?xohange plnnt of tho lateat do
slgn, building a now house on Graca
Btroot. The Rlahtmond Company moved
Into new and up-to-dato central offloo
quartera on Soventh Streot,
The ccnaolldntlon whloh has oomo about
Is the natual result of tho keen business
compotltlon which has followed.
Passenger Train Jumps the Track and
Is Delayed for Hours.
(Speolal to Tho Tltnei-Plspatch.)
OREENSBORO, N. C, January 28.?Tho
regular puscnger train which left hpro at
7:M Satunlay night Jumped the track at
Oullford Collogo, six miles from Greens
boro, nnd jm.t delayed ilvo hours.
About 12 o'clock Saturday night a man,
afterwards recognizcd as Honry McAdoo,
colored, was found lylng boside the rall
roud traclc two hundred yards north of
the statlon, In this city. Both legs wero
vory badly manglcd below tho kneos nnd
there was a big brulso on tho side of tho
liend. Ho llvc'd an hour or moro after he
wns brought uV.to the depot.
Custodlan J. fM. Baloy, of tho govern
meat building here, hns been notilied by
tho Troauury Department that temi>orury
quartors for tho postofllce authorltlcs and
Unlted Statos court oillolala will be
needed by May 1st, at which time work
on tho $80,fOO oxtenslon to tho governmont
building will bo commenccd, It will ro
qulro a year to complete tho oxtcntlon.
Two Speakers Selected.
(Special to Tho Tlmea-Plnpatch.) '
LYNCHBURG, VA., January 2i!.-Two
speakors havo alroady been secured for
the commencement exerclses of tho Ran
dolph-Macon Woman's College, which will
take place on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
and "Wednesday, Juno 7th, 8th, 9th nnd
10th. Tho baecnlauroate sermon ls to be
dollvered by Rev. R. B. Smart, D, D.,
pastor of Bpworth Church, Norfolk. Tho
address on Tuesday, Juno 9th. will be de
llvared by Rev. J. M. Buckley, D. D?
editor of tho Christian Advocate, of Now
Young Man Injured.
(Spcctal to Tho Thnos-Dlspatcb.,')
YVINSTON-SALEM, N. C, January 20.
Mr. Charles Barnes, a young white man,
was sorlously injured late this afternoon
whlle cllmblng the Bldo of a freight car
which wns being shlfted on tho Norfolk
and Wostern yards here. He was caught
between the cnr and the depot platform
roof and terribly mashed. He waa re
moved to tho hospital. Tho physlclans
fear he is hurt internally.
Southern Railway Dispatchers.
(8necl?l tn Tiio Tlmcs-Dlnpoteh.)
OHARLOTTESVIL,LH, VA., January 26.
In June luat the Southern Railway- trans
furrcd Its dispatchers' force from this
city to Alexandria. Now lt la learned that
those employcs aro to bo returned to
Ohnrlottosvlllo, Ccrtainly half of tho
force was schcdu'.ed to arrlvo yesterday,
but tho illncKB of Mr. J. N. Sealo, miper
Intendent of -trnnsportatton, haa tempo
rarlly delayed the transfer.
Mr. Yeager Well.
Mr. George Yeager, tho popular night
clork of Murphy's Hotel, hns eo fnr re
covored from his rocent Illnoss as to be
nhlo to rosumo his dutles, nnd was at h's
work last night.
AT NEW ORLEAXS
Potheen. Censor and Little
Scout Were Successful
(liv Aasoclatcd Pre??.)
NEW ORLBANS, LA., January 20.
l'otlicen, Censor and Little Scout were
tho wlnnlng favorltes to-day. Summary:
Flist race?selling, six furlongs?Fnrmer
Jlm (9 to 2) first, Orpheum (16 to 1) boc
f.nd, Iledgo (S to 1) third. Timo, 1:18.
Second racc-sollliig, six and a half fur
Iuiig3?Ben Moran w to 2) llrat, Llttla Jack
llorner (7 to 2) second, Frauk Konny (5
to 10) third. Time, 1:24 1-5.
Third ruco?selling, mllo nnd a qunrter?
Potlicen (2 to l) Ilrst, Chleadeo (!) to 2)
ftCUOlVd, Clinsprny (12 to 10) third. Timo,
Kourth rneo-selling, sovon furlongn?
Censor (3 to 2) Ilrst. Aratoma (U to B)
(itcond, Whlto Owl (13 to 1) third, Timo.
Plim mce-mlle-?Brushby (5 to l) first,
Hherllt U..II (is to 5) soeond, Melbourno
1-Julipse 17 to 1) tlilrd. Time, 1:45 1-5,
Blxlh rucc?sellliig, one mllo?Llttla
Beout (7 to 10) ilrnt, Rongh Rlder (10 to 1)
second, Commlssloner Forstor (I'j to 1)
thlid. Timo, 1:10.
SUA1MARY OF TO-D 'S NEWS
1 Tha Weathor.
Foteonat for Toeaday and "Wednasdayi
Vtrginla?Falr and wormor TueBdayj
TVidnenday folr, treih eouth wlnd*. be
North Carolln?y-Raln Tuesday and "Wed
noaday, fresh soutbeaat wlndn.
Hlghost temparattu-o-B P. M.?, 83
Loweat tomperature? 0 A. M.. 20
Mean tamporaturo ysstorday. 83
Normal Umperature yesterday?Jan... 80
Departure from normr.l temperaturo... 7
Rango of Thormomotor,
Tha thermomotor ranged as follows at
Tho Timos-Dlspatoh oflloe yeatorday: 0
A. M? S2| 13 M? Hli 8 P. M? 88; 0 P. M.,
8fj 9 P. lt, 83 i 12 mldnlght, 40. Avora?o,
Jnnuary 27, 1903?
Gun rieea, 7:19; buii sots, 8:27; moon rlses,
6:21. Hlgh tido?morning. B:Ei| evening,
Bdchmondr-Counoll opprovoa the morgror
of the Southern Bell and Richmond Tele
phono Companlcs,?BIU to be offorod to
osiubllsh a genornl dlspensary law for
the State.?Rev, J, B. R. Rlddlck relcased
from tho ponltentlf.ry.?Baptlsts to llght
ohaplaln bill.?Burned stemmory to be re
bnllt at once.?X>r. Korr answors Dr. Haw
thorno as to tho duty of tho pulplt.?
Anothor Inauranoo bill offorod,?Flro en
glne tcrrlflos Indlnr.s.?Covernor pardons
young Holmnn.?Trlil of John M, Klng
cgain pootponed,?Petition of Bruce, tho
allcgod blgajmlat, for a rohcarlng.?A case
of smnilpox develops In Manohestor.?
Thoro ls no alarm, aut a gonoral vaooi
nntlon will soon bo ln progross.?St. Louls
CommlsBlon to organlro to-dny.?Nogroes"
who escaped from Jnll threaten a statlon
ncent, but aro scarod off wlt ha pistol.?
Pnre food ordlnanan dolayod.?Financo
Commltteo hears Bithool Board.?Well
known Rlchnionuor dtnd.
Virginia?Thomas llll'o, a patlent at tho
"Wcstern Stato Hospltul, at Staimton, is
kliled as a rosult of a quarrcl with
another patlent,?Jamon "Wray, a farmer
of Franklln, klllg hi.i slxloon-year-old
dfaughter and commlts sulcldo.?Miss Fox
soon to become tho hrldo of Captaln
Fauntloroy, ln Campbo',1.?Good dlvldend
of tho Southslde Agrloultural A3"soclatlon,
ot Mathews.?Smallpox sltuatlon in York
county.?Bxcellent attendance at Wash?
ington and Loe.?Dr. T. B. ThninoB' faro
?woll address at Danvlllo.?Spcakers for
thu commencoment at the altndolpli Ma
con Woman's Collego at Lynchburg.?
F.tvo negroes oscapo fro mtho Chosterflold
Jnll.-Rov. J. W. Ware, ot Bt. James
Cliurch, at .Ashland, accopts call to St.
Stephon's Churcli. at Culpopor.?Wrecklng
car wrooked on tha Norfolk and Wostern.
?Hunt of tho Keswlok Club.?Dlsousslon
ln regard to a dispensary In Wythe.?
Formeri and truckers of the E.aatern
Shore aro studyhig tho labor problcm.?
Oianga Courthouso to havo water works
and a fire department,?Doaths: Benjamln
Fj^nklln Cutchlns, at Suffolk; M. P, Jor
<la\ at Danvlllo: Mrs. Jano Glldewell, at
North Carolina?No chnngo fn the Sen
atorlal flght at Ralolgh.?Tho caucue
rateta again to-ulght.?Several lmportant
measuros lntroduced In the General As
sembly.?Fight ls prcclpltated over tho <J1
v.UIon of tho school funds botween the
two races.?Young man near Ohnrlotte
shoots and ldlls his swectheart and also
tho negro man who had carried a noto to
her from him. Tho negro had roported
that the girl had Just laughed upon re
celvtng tho noto.?Toung man serlously In?
jured at Wlnston-Snlem.?Liquor ngita
tlon at Durham and elsewhoro.?DoaJit
of Mrs. W. E. Cavo.
Generai?Northcrn men pay trlbutes to
heroes ot tho South, whlle Boutharners
tcaat Abrnham IJnooln at tho thlrteenth
annual banquet of tho New York Camp
of Confcdorato Votcrans at tbe WnJdorf
Btovia.?Mr. Doblin, who testlflod that
Qulgg offered a brlbo of $5,000 to Ropre
sentatlve Lossler. now declnrcs that he
he -was lylng nnd that ho knows of no
lmporpor proposaU ln rcgard to the sub
marlne boat bill.?Misses Donnan nnd Mlno
Bierno dnnco Monday german in the city
of Baltlmore.?Germany and Grcnt Brltein
accept prbvislonally the proposltion ma.lo
through Minister, Bowen to sottle their
clnlms against Venezuola.?Colorado Rn
publlcan surrendor and conceded the olec
tlon of Democrat to tho Unltod Statcu
Scnntn.?Quny ls obdurato and lnslsts on
consldoratlon ot the omnlbus statehodd
DON'T LIKE IT
Methodist Ministers May Try to Got
Union to Reconsider Its Action.
The Methodist ministers of tho city, or
a nirmber of thora, aro not at all pleased
with tlie recent action of tho Mlnlstorlal
Union of Riohmond In oxcludlng from the
floor of that body diBcusslon of any sub
Ject bearing upon socular affalrs, and
from the looks of tho sltiuition at pres?
ent there will ln all probablllty be la
stituted by them a movomont looklng to
a roconsldoration and a resclndlng of
the resolution under whloh the provlslon
Tho mattar waa dlscussodyesterday at
the meeting of the ministers at Cen
tonary, and quite a number of Interest
lng vlcws were oxpressed. Flnal action
was deforred utitll next Monday,
Collector of New Orleans.
(By Assoclated Press.)
?WASHINGTON, Janunry 26.?The Sen?
ate to-day conllnned tho nomlnatlon of
Henry McCall to bo collector ot customs
of the Dlstrlot of Now Orloafis.
Senator Morgan Wants the
Colombian Canal Treaty
fHy AsuoclatiTl Prt>s?,j
WASHINGTON, Jnnunry 26,-Sonator
Morgan, chairman of the Intor-Ocean
Isthmlan Canal Committee, offored a res?
olution ln tho Scnuto to-duy quosllonlng
tho crcdentlals of Senor Horrnn, minis?
ter from Colombla, who recently slgnod
with Secretary Hay tho Pnnaina canal
Mr, Halo mado tho point that tho mat?
ter must bo dleenased ln oxoeutlvo sos
slon, and tho Sennte went !uto oxoeutlvo
session on tho motion of Mr, Halo.
After conslderublo dlaousalori tho roso
lutloti was roferred to tho ComniUtoe on
Forelgn Rolatlons. The point which Sen?
ator Morgau mado wns that tho valldity
of tho governmont which acorcdltod Her
ran to the IJlted Statos wus doubtful,
nnd thut It i-hould ho luquircd' Into by the
UeiuUnrs Lodge, Forakor, Oullo'iu,
Hnnna und Bneon spoke Drlolly, most of
them slmply urglng tho referonea of tho
QUOSllon to tho Cominlttco on Farelgn
Rolutlons. They illd not tnter Into the
f O'OURE XcOLDIN 6p7e DAY ~
Take I.uxativo Biomo Qulul|io Tableta.
ta very oi!ton tho result of a sovere wottlng, wliloh brlniri
on a oold, grlppe and bronohltlt, and lf noglyoted lt aoon>
reaobea tho lunes and will provo fatnl. When you get
wot orfeol tho lirst chlll or cough, take t
lt haa cruretl ornighs and oolds for flfty yoars. It'sa harm
1083 and ellootlvo remedy and will ouro you In n. day.
Mrs. Lovllln Nestor, of Furnossvlllo, Indlatia, sayB i
" Dr. Bull's Couph Syrup caniiot be boatcn for ooughs nnd
Thousnudsof Btieh lotters aro rocelvod tolllng of the
romarknblo cures made by Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup, which
is sold by all drugglsts, ?5 cents a largo bottlo,
Thoro ls nono just as good as "Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup,"
which has cured for 60 years. Cheap substitutes Bold by
unrollablo drunciats for proOt only do not ouro and con?
taiu Injnrioua Ingredlonts, blEH THAT YOU GET TIIH
PACKAGB WITH THia "BULL'S HEAD" ON THK
atjoxxon baxb iHia day,
By Sutton & Co.,
Raal iiBLuie Auotlonuors,
Corn?r leniu und Bank btruets,
TRUSTIOErS AUCTION SALE
n. BRICK STORE AT THE NORTH
W1CST CUKAliK. OF BA.lv.ER AND
kOANtl Si'REJBTa (1SO. 600
WEdT UAKJBU STREET).
ln executlon of a certain deed of trust
to the unduislgned trustae, Uated Alaroii
1, nvi, racoiuuu ln tlia utarku office of
Kiuhiuond Chaucery Court, ln Docd-Book
liO C, puga leb, detauit navlng bcon muue
in the puymunt oi a poriluu ut tno motiuy
seuureu thoioby, ituu being requeated by
tho bsnoUclary so to do, 1 uhuil otfer for
sale, at puolio uuuiion. uduu the urciu
TUESDAY, JANUARY 27. 1D03.
at 4 o'clock P. M.i the PROPERTY
abovo descrlbed, being t.iie same oon
voycd by the deed of trust above men
The lmprovoments con3lst of a largo
bnck atore with dwelling above.
The lot ftouts on tiio north side of
Bokcr Btreot I)) fcot 5 inchoB and runs
back between .parullel linen 02 feat 4
TERMS?Cash as to oxponses of salo,
all taxes tu day of salo, iho sum of
11,000 with Intoiest from March 1. 19m,
and 8<W with Intercst from' Seutembcr 1,
UKM, a crodlt as to Si.otid untlf March 1,
I'.vJ, and Uio balanes ut ono and two
yenrs, with Intorest added from tho
day of salo, secured by a deed of trust
upon tho property; or all casji, ut tho op.
tlon of the purchuser.
-???^?;_O. H. SUTTON, Truateo,
By The Valentlne Auctlon Compnny,
AT AUCTTON-LAUNDERED AND UN
LAliNDJSRBD MEN 8 BlllRTB, SU6
PENDEKS, UNDERWEAR, CRAVATB;
MEN'S AND BOVS' HATS AND CAP3,
COLLAR8 AND CUFITS, HOSIBRY,
UMBKDIAiAS; JIEN'S AND BOYH'
CliOTHlNU. ETC; SHOW CASES,
COUNTER. TABUES, BHBL.V
1NG, PIBR M1RROR, STOVB
AND PII'E, ETC,
THIS (Tuesday) MORNLNQ, JAN, 37(
lWXt. AT 10:BO O'CLOCK,
wo will sell for whom tt may concern,
tha eatiro Stock nnd Storo Fixtures ot
No, 418 East Broad StreoL oonslstlng of
In part, vlz. : Men's and Boys' Clothlng.
Laundered >ind Unluunderod'Shirts, Coj.
lars und Cuffs, All-Wool Ovorshirts, un
dershlrts, Drawoi'."). Susponders, Cravats;
Men's and Boys' hata and Caps, Unibrel
las. Hosiory, Jewolry, 'etc, Countor
Tublcs, Show-C'asos, Shelvlnir, Hoatlng
Stovo and Plpe, 1'lor Mirror, Storo Win?
dow Shades, Lot Bash, Slgn, etc. Goods
will bo sold In lou to suit purchascra.
THE VALENT1NB AUCTION CO.,
Georga W. Mayo, Auctloneer,
f I OUSEHOLD EFFECTS. FOLDINO
I I BED, CARPETS, WOOD BTOVES
1RON BEDS, ETC. AT AUCTION.
I will sell, for account oi tho owner.
who ls leavlng tho city, at No. 320 West
Cary Street. nt 10:30 A. M.,
TUKSDAV. JANUAKYJCT, 1903,
Pnrlor nnd Chamber SultBl Handsome
Oitk Foldlng Bed. lron Bed and Ctlb, Oak
Wardrobe, Hnlr Mattress, Oak Hat Rack
Oak Extenslon Table, Dlnlng-Room and
other Chalrs, Fancy Rockors and Tables
Kltchen Furnlshings, and numcrous othor
A. R. MAYO, Proprietor.
Gcorgo H. Vnlcntlne, Balesman.
Buildars and Confractors.
Wo v/Ul soll at publlc auctlon, on the
premlsaa, No. 11 North Elghth Street, on
TUESDAY, JANUABY 27, 1303,
at 12 M., tho BRICK 8TABLE now oc
cupled by M. McDonough. Ample time
wiil be given to romove tho building, or
arrangmeents cnn be made with tho
ownor of the ground to extcnd the loase
If so deslred by tho purchaser.
WJLL.IAM B.'PIZZINI COMPANY,
AUCTION SAJVES-FUTtrRB DAYS.
By N, W. Bowo,
Real Estato Auctloncor. ?
TWO SMALL FRAM13 HOUSES.
ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF GODDIN
BEGINNINO 252 FEET WEST OF
WITH THE LOT UPON WHICH THEY
FRONTING 24X100 FEET,
In cxecutlon of a deed of trust from
Thomas P. Jeter and wlfo to mo as trus
tee, dated July 1, 1902, nnd recordod In
Richmond Chancory Court in D. B. 143
"A," pago 356, being th'ereto required by
the benoflclary, there havlng been de
fault In the payment ot a portion of tbo
debt socui'ed, I will boII by public auction,
on tho nvemlses. on
THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 1903.
at 4:M o'clock V. M.. the TWO HOUSES
abovo roferred to. Thcso are snug dwell
Ings, and will make good homes, or would
pay well to rent out.
TERMS?Sufficlent cash to pay the cobIs
of executing the trust, all taxes to Jan?
uary 1, 1903, a bnlance nf $700 due on the
note Becured. with lnterost theroon from
.Tnnuary 5, 1S?S, and the reslduo to be paid
at such timo and nccurod In such manner
as tho grantor or his assigns may pre
scrlbo and dlreot; or in defaut of such
direction then upon credltB aa to the rcsl
dua of 0 to 12 months for notes. with
Intoreat added and secured by'a deed of
_JOHN B, GAYLE, Trusteo.
By Kitward S. Rose Company,
Real Estato Auctloneorji.
\T O. 1307 WEST MAR9HALL STREET
IV IS A ni-JTAPFlTCD FTtAMH DWELL.
ING OF 8IX ROOMB: LOT HAS A
PRONTAOTO OF 2d FEET BY A DEPTH
OF 1131,!, FEET.
At the renuest of the ownor. we will, on
THURSDAY, THE HD DAY OF JAN?
UARY. AT 4:30 O'CT^OCK P. M.,
sell, upon tho prornlson, t,ho propertv nutn.
hered ns above. An Invltatlon |s oordlnlly
extendod those wlulilng to exatntno tho
property durlnir rensonable hours up to
timo of ?ale. Take an eveaing off and
ba with us nt tho timo and plnco named
BDWARD S, ROSB COMPANY,
1RV1NO PLACE AND SiXTEENTH ST
(Ono block from Unlon Bqunrc.)
Away fr^jii tho nolso of tho thornuglifares
nnn eouvenloul to all roulea of travol.
QWIET-. MOMEI.IKE, ACCESB1RLM.
American I'lan, ja.fio per day upwurd.
European l'inn, si.tfi per dav upward,,
Rooms. slngly nnd cn suite, with batha,
Send lor booklet.
T. Thompson, Mmiuger.
WILLIAM H. CRANB
rlATINBE AND NiOHT,
At,- H. WBLSOfll
A PRINCE OF TATTERS*
AUL THIS WEEK.
Matlneea To?Dny, Tliursday nnd SaturdHT?(
ROSS AND FENTON
ALL STAR VAUDEV1LLE BILUj
TWICB DAILY AT 2 AND 7 P. M.
ADAUSSION 25c. CHILDREN 15c
(Approved January V), 1803.) _,___'
GRANT1NO PERMlBSrON TO TITO
RICH M 0 N D,' FREDiiRlCKSBima
AND POTAMAO RAILROAD COM?
PANY TO CONSTRUCT ASD ?'.
RATB A BPUR TRACK OR i-.IDINCJ
FROM THEIR TRAOICSJ WEST OF;
HARRISON AND NORTH OF BUOAP
STREET ACROSS HAJtWBQN S rHBtS
AND INTO THE YARD Otf MESSRS.
8. H. CO'lTRELL & SON.
Be lt ordalned by the council of tbe CltT
of Richmond: , ?
1. That permlpsion is liereby granted th?
Richmond, Fiedcricksburg and Potomao
Railroad Company (a trunk railway) ta
oonstruct, on which may bo opornted al*
necessnry cnra and onglnes under the
condltlona and terms herclnarter set
forth, n Bpur track or aldlng t'rom th?
traclts of said Richmond, Frederlckoburg
and-Potomao Rallroiid Company west ot
Harrison and north o? Broad Street
across Harrison Streot and into tho yaro\
of MessrB. 8. H. Cottrell & Bon in accord
anco with map on fllo ln tho offica o? tha
City Engineer. , ,
2. Tho said railroad company ahall ro
placo nnd ropalr so much of anld stroets
ns may bo In.lured by tho laylng ot said
track, and keep the same In prop.sr ro?
palr: pavo and repavo whenevor tno city
sball pavo nnd repave, between tho raila,
nnd two (3) feet on each sldo of raila,
and with tlie same materlals.
5. Tho anid railroad company ahall rclm-i
burso nnd pay to the city any Bum which
the city may u? requlred, by reason ol
tho laylng or said trnek, to pny In puttlnff
saldj BtreetB In proper condition, ln th*
oplnlon of t.ho City Engineer.
4. Tho ealil trnolt, as to locatlon, grtdai,
mnnner and materlals of construction.
ahall bo subject to tho approval of tha
6. Tho permisalon hereby grnnted shall
at nll tlm'os be subject to any nmendment
or revocailon by tho City Council, ana
shall bo subject to all ordlnances now 'a
force, or that may hereafter be adopted,
as to tho Btreets of tho city of Richmond
0. Tho pcrmlsslon hereby granted 11
glvon upon the excreaa condition thnt th*
said Richmond. Froderlcksburg and Po?
toinac Railroad Company or its sucrcb
?ors will Indemnlfy, rolmburse, and save
harmless the city of Richmond for any
charges, dnmngos, or costs that tho aold
city may bn requlred to pay by reason
of any porson being Injured or dnmoged
in any way, In property or person, by
reason of tho construction or mnlntenance '
of the nforonnld track. or by reason of the
operntlon of tho cnra thereon.
7. TJpon a revocatlon of the permlssion
horebv given it phnll bo tho duty nf the
said railroad company, nt it? own expenso.
to lmmedlatoly have tho Bald ontlro traclc
jremoved, nml that part. of the streets nf
fected by said removal put Into n condi?
tion slmllar to the remnlnder of sall
streets at tha tlmo of enld removnl.
8. For a fulluro to conform fully to the.
provlslons of this ordlnnnco, or any re-.
qulroment mn.de therounder or nny nmend?
ment or rovocatlon Ihereof. the anld rall-,
road comnaviy shall be llnble to n line otl
not less than ton nor mnro than one bun
dred dollnrs, to br> Imposed hy tho Pollcel
Justiee of tho olty of Richmond; caoai
day's fatlure to be a soparnto oftenso,
0. This ordinance shall bo ln forcn frota
BEN T. AUGUST, City Clorlt. .
(Apnroved Jnnuarv 20. 11103.)
RELTBVINC, THE SOlVl'VIERN RATL*
AVAY COMPANY 1C-ROM THP) RI5?
OUIREMFNT TO PAVE BETWEEtf
THE RAILB OF THEIR TRACK AND
FOR TWO FF.ET ON-EACH SIDE OF
THEIR TRACK ON DOCK STREET
? FROM RRVENTKETII STREET ""
TIIE UI'PER GAS WORKS.
Bo It irdalned by tho Council of th?
City of lilclunond: i
1. Thatj tho Southern Railway bo an?
thoy aro hereby rolleved from the re?
qulrernert to mive? between the rnlls ot
thler trnk nnd for two feet on eae,h side
of their Irnek on Dock Slreot from B?V?
ontoenth Street to tho Uppor Ons Works,
2, The lellrf hereby grnntod may be al?
tered. n lended or rovoked at any time
hv nMi, , 0f the Council ot tho city ot
8. Upni1 nnv nmcndnvent ov revocatlott
thereof iho Southern Railway Compnnyl
lls succi isor or asslgna shall immedlntnljf
conform to sueh amendment or rovocal
tlon. Fi'- n fnlluro so to Co the Soittherf
Rntlwav Comi'innv. Its BncnessorH or ntf
xirns el'ill be Hnblo to rt flno or not les,
tlvm tee nor mnrn than twenty-dvo do]
lnrs, ioath dny's failuro to bo n sopara]
?I. Thltl nvdlnanco shnll bo ln foroe frol
its pnsalge. f
jlilSN T. AUOUST, CKy Clerk/
NEW YORK., SOUTIJAMPTON, LOND
Bnlllng Weduesdnys at 10 A. M.
Phtliideliihla, Juu. 21. Kroonlund, Jun
Friosland, Jan. 88. St. Paul, Feb
Red Star Line.
ailllng Saturdny nt 10 A. M.
Vndorlaiul. Jun. 24, Zielnnd, l<eb.
Krounllml, Jun. 31. Klnlnml. 1-eb.
Jllerii 14 and 15, North River.
Off cu. 73 Bruii'iwny. N. Y.
1 W. B. PAlilER & C