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?-1 ERE'S one of our now Two
Piece Suits for summer
wear. A snappy, stylish
garment, isn't it? Its fabrics aro
Homespuns, Flannels, Wool
Crashes and Serges, in light and
dark mixtures and stripes.
A Two-1'icco Suit is the thing
for siinnner comfort.
We can fit any form and any
pocket-book?stouts, slims a n d
regular sizes?at the same price.
$5.00, $7.50
$10.00, $12.
$ I 9iUUi
Flannel Wool Crash and Homespun Trousers
Can't go without your coat and vest during the summer
months unless j'our trousers are all right. Ours are of the best
kind. They have belt strap and cuff bottoms for
$2.00, $2.50, $3.00, $3.50, $5.00.
Wo clothe tho boy from 3 years old up to 17 years old. If
you want to save money bring the little follow here, and we will
show you some wonderful monoy-savers in Knee Pants Suits at
Shirt salo of tho week?Eclipse and other brands of
S1.00 Shirts, special this week -
Y??l'f^w?J?BM? Qn-jjemn-a. H. HSHEBJiOttLPW?- $MctJ!fj:Qr,o.prft*. T^B**'*?
Sharks and Sharks.
This is a noto from tho Chnrlottosvillo
Adolph Micholson, who failed soinu timo
ago in Norfolk for {76,000, presented an
itemized statement before tho rofreo In
bankruptcy which showed that ho had
paid out in usunry and actual living: ex?
penses in tho last throe years tho largo
?uni of 173,000, and his living expenses dur?
ing that timo wore only $12,0(10. If true,
this shows that sea sharks are not tho
only kind to be found around Norfolk.
Good for }|onesviJle.
The Southwest 'Virginian has this en?
couraging editorial:
The people of Jonesvillo and Imm?diate
vicinity subscribed something over $2.000
to Jonesvillo Instituto inst Sunday, and
this after having poli] $3,tJ00 to the sumo
iund within the past two yours. This la
evidence of the liberality and progressive?
nest for which the people of this section
have always boon noted. Our people aro
determined that wo shall have a school
which offers advantages second to none In
Southwest Virginia, und this section has
schools of which tho people have no cause
to be ashamed.
The Dog Law.
The Now Castle Record says:
While there Is a Btate dog low, tho
?people of tills county have never received
any of. the benefits to accruo from Us
operation. Wo have had occasion to spook
to the proper authorities and have been
Informed tliat the necessary blanks and
'Information have never hoen furnished,
This may bo duo to mi oversight, but It
eeotiiK to us It i-oiilil bo and should be rem?
edied In timo to give the county the rev?
enue to be derived frinii what we would
consider u proUlla source. The fund to
lie derived from the nog tax lu a county
affair entirely?the State getting no part
of the revenue? and the law provides that
mich fund shall bu rit the disposition of
tho Hoard of Supervisors, who are to pay
for nil losses of sheep or stock by dons,
nnd the remainder. If any. to mo to tho free
schools. This, we tliiak nerves a double
good purpose?first to rid the county <>f
a lot of worthless curs, which wo need
less than anything else, anil to ereato a
iund for the public schools?something
that wo need moro of than anything clso.
Now as Then,
The Bristol Courier mnkes this remark
In passing!
After some thirty years, the Itopubll
?an newspaper? aro beginning to admit
that Tilden was counted out, Hut they
protested Innocence ihon, Just us they
life up tholr hand? In h"lv horror now
when confronted with charges or fnuui
m.d corruption an?) evidence of guilt.
Fiirmville's 13-inks.
Tin- Houthblde B?urnlner Is evidently
proud o| l-'.n iiivilh-'.s hanks. It says:
An instiluiliui ol which Farmvllle pan
justly be proud Is lie- Hist National Hank.
AllhoUKb It hua been located here for u
compara lively short time, yet the vol?
um..- ..i bo-toe.-1 which it is doing speak*
well for lift management, mid also for
lb.) prosperity nf the lown and surround?
ing country.
The business of ?he banks Is tho best
Index to the prosperity u| a community.
Tim I'lunters und tin- First National, of
Fiirnivllhs. ?ne a- Bound Institutions o(
tlK.-ir character as Here are In the Slate;
and their prosperity ?hows ?h-.i th.. pub?
lic pubu of our buetluii is tr. good ouudt
In a Nutshell.
The t?iieiininloali Herald sums up ihn
whole good roads question thus:
The good roads IllOVClllolit is uilO to be
ilotc-riiiliied entirely by ilm beiitlintntu of
111?. fanner*, 'i hey can control the wie.lo
itituif. Il they vsajit good road? lut? tnein
ii.-vleo s-iiiie ?noun by Which their de,
*<:'_, Will L-- H.-, ?a i-.-.-i . I ?oull the IUU?
authorities. If they don't wont them,
let them remain (pilot arid no ono will
force good roada upon them.
Robin Redbreast.
The irvlngtoii Citizen nava:
About the bent feature of the now game
law is that prohibiting the killing of roh
inn at any season, Tho wanton deatruc
tlnn that "red breast" is at tlmeH Hub
Jicted t<? la grinding on tho feelings of those
who, know the usefulness of this bird.
It lina boe'n fairly estimated that each
robin which habits upon the farm is
worth a whole hnlf-a-dollar to tho (armer
In tho way of destroying lnaeeta that
Injure lila cropa.
One View of It.
Tho Southslde Sentinel thus calmly con?
Sometimes a fellow gets mad with the
editor of a paper and rushes up to vent
his spleon by ordering the paper discon?
tinued. Whenever that happens to us wo
become overwhelmed with gratitude to
think that all this timo that fellow has
he?n giving us a dollar a year because lie
lilted na und not as a compensation for
the paper,
The Expense of It,
The Norfolk County Democrat loolis nt
the State's cash account thus:
When all Is said, however, t.lle work ol
the Legislature Is not likely to provu sat?
isfactory to the people because of the
expenso the session lias entallec?. The
feeling prevails that much of the work
could have been better und more cheaply
done by a commission tliu.11 by the Legis?
South and North.
The HaaekliiKhain Register says:
A Texas newspaper puts the ease rather
neatly when it say? that the Hanitii lets
th.. negro work. If H won't let him vote;
wlill?. the North lets him vote, but won't
let lilm wink. As between working and
voting h isn't bard to see bow any man's
Interests Uo, bo ho whlto or black.
Strong Faith.
?p?a,. Franklin Ortiplilo apologizes for and
oxpressed Btrpng faith In iho Legislature
It says:
In Justice to them, however, wo will say
that perhaps ma previous Legislature was
ever more soverely tried limn this one.
They bad many new (?aaiidlllonu to meiat
due to the fna't a.t making the now Con?
stitution uffcctlve anal operative, und lust
but not least, a "(.'ainpboll laa tnovo or
remove, ami If this Juli was im tli?-aouu!
in them as It was expensive to the Stute,
lh,-y need a long rest. \S'e trust that
when they return to work in November
they may make their past mistakes
profitable to thumno|ves mid tu tho tux
payers. Wo believe they will.
As To Third Terms.
The Spirit of iho Valley says:
The fact that our father?! in farming
ti.,- United Staus Constitution refused lo
paat into It any limit?t!.>u of the niim
l.aar aal titni-H any lu?n could be eleetoal
t.a thepl-resldeuoy shown that they we,'e
mat opiKisud t(| electing a man President
three times, und tbe lue* that the present
i a Deration have fit Hod to insert ,tny such
liiiallaltlain lii it maw In'iks as though they
all.I na.l a/plolii-iul any danger Hum ilia:
election of a man three tliuas. in fail,
Hi,, spirit of our institution.-? would t>e..|it
to allow tho people to dai Just what tl.ey
iiiink u.-?t in euh Individual cane as it
ttrlaea. It sei-nia to us It Is. as Cnukllng
in nia great speech iiojulnutlng Clinnt in
ISsO snhi: "'I'liilt it is not the people who
\-a-laa a,jap ,sing U thllal lohn, hilt it WllH
an oppaasltlon molten up ? by politician?
Wliaa Wel',0 'VUlUly luliylng IUI Iho Illlll
tenu.' "
Northern Neck to Be Connec?
ted with Crisficld.
Time Will Bo Shortened to Northern
Points and Put Remote Virginia
Sections In Close Touch?Pre?
paring for Camp Meetings.
(Special to Tho Tlmos-DiRpntcli.)
H?ATHSV1LLE, VA., Muy 80.-*riio
plans to form a line of steamers to con?
nect the Northern Neck with tho Now
York and Philadelphia Railroad at Crls
fleld, Md., are rapidly maturing, mid
it is sold that steamers will bo running
on this routo by the middle ot Juno. Tho
round trip will be mode In less than
twenty-four hours, so now freight will go
direct from ilia Northern Neck to tho
northern and eastern markets.
The samo company will operate steam?
boats botween Crisllcld, Md., and l"r
banna, on tlia Rnppnhahnock ltlvor, und
connect with Fredorlcksburg. This will
odd greatly to the business Interests along
tho Rnppnhannock. These iyw linos will
connect the eastern mid western shores,
which have always boon separated by the
Chesapeake Hay, so that commercial re?
lations heretofore have been Impossible.
The new line to bo established on the
Potomnc will connect nt C'unntlco for
southern points, ?mil ut Hope's Creek;
Md., for tho northern. Tills will shorten
time nnd put tho people In touch with
northern markets, so that fruit, truck
nnd other freight can be handled much
better thnn over before. These new linos
of stenmors will grontly ndd to tho value
of land lying along tho shores of the
Potomnc and Happahannock Hivers. Tim
Northern Nock has for years been en?
tirely dependant on Baltimore os a mar?
ket for Its produoo, nnd In spite of this
hns already become noted for Its trucking
industry. There Is no reason why, with
these now lines, which give advantages
of the groat eastern nnd northern mar?
kets, that the .Northern Neck cannot be
made nno of the finest trucking and fish?
ing sections of Virginia. It is with u
great deal of Interest and enthusiasm)
that our penplo welcome tho comng of
these now linos of steamers, which prom?
ises to ndd so much to the business In?
terests and wealth of tho Northern Nock.
Tho tlmbermon are now filling eontrncts
for large qunntltles of gum lows. Tills
timber for many years has been con
sWored absolutely worthless, but Is now
bringing a good price.
II. C. Rowo Is loading two largo ves?
sels with railroad ties on Coan River.
The Lawson-Ball On nip of Confederate
Veterans aro arranging for a reunion to
be bold at Lancaster Courthouse on June I
24th. Grand Commander Jamos Gill and
other distinguished speakers aro expected
to attend and deliver addresses. OnL- of
the chief attractions of the day will be
fine music by somo of the leading mail"
clnns of Lancaster and Northumberland
A mooting of Ihr. Marvin Grove f?ninn
Committee was liekl on the camp groimrlp
recently, an?! Important matter's collected
with tho approaching tiiootlng were trans?
acted. Arrangements will at once ho ni'-d'- I
to secure ministers to conduct the ?-reach?
ing. The entire committee, consisting of
Judge Edwin Brown, Hon. W. \V.
"Walker, Tlori. C. II. Walker. Messrs. J. I
IT. Whealton and W. Y. Morgan, was
The Klrkland Grove Camp Committee
nlso mot Tuesday on their camp-mooting
ground, nnd transacted business con?
cerning their coming mooting. Both of
those expect to havo the most Interest?
ing and successful mooting tills year, that
they hfl'i'o ever held.
The Northern Nook Sunday-School Con?
vention will bo hold next Saturday at
the Happahannock Church, In Westmore?
land county.
The entire menhaden fishing fleet of tho
Northern Nock started out this week.
All the steamers are doing exceptionally
well, the catch being larger than for
several years ot this season.
Foraker, the Expert.
Mr, Fornkor remark? that President
Roosevelt has been quick with the trigger
sometimes; hut that he Is tho most popu?
lar man In America. Foraker Is an ex?
port on quick triggers.?Boston Tlerald.
Elevator Wins tho Deep Run
Club Jumping Contest.
Maxie K. Meets Death In Fire?Tho
Fern-Smith O'Brien Match-Sale of
Cassle Loo ? Hanson Ships
to Baltimore?Other Items.
The Laburnum bred gelding Elevator,
with his owner, Mr. .lolui Stewart Bryan,
up, ?cored a popular victory at tho Deep
Hun Hunt Club, high Jumping contest
on the afternoon of the Sid Instant, and
was nwnrded the blue ribbon. This gray
san of Elevo, thoroughbred son of Kolus,
Is seventeen hands, ami built oil the mini
alve order, but moves with frletlbhless
stride and goes nt his work with marvel,
lotis ease. In Trainer George H. Rich?
mond's stuhle at the Hunt Club track
Elevator has shown greatly Improved
form, and 1 look for him to enter the
first flight of high Jumpers, as he hn?
n level head and manners that are near
perfection. While from the loins of n slro.
whose lineage Is of the richest to bo
found In the American stud hook, Elovty
tor receives a strong Infusion of trottln-/
blood on the maternai side, being from
Kltsy, a gray daughter of F. F. V.. the
son of Mnmbrlno Patchon, 5S, and she out
nf Lady Muury, an elegant road mart)
brought here more than twenty-live
years hack by O. .1. Scboolcrnft. Lady
Maury was credited with a trotting trial
of 2:'!?>, nuil lior paternity gk-en as by Jo?
Downing, tho son of Edwin Forest, and 1
do not doubt It, as she possessed much of
his eleganco of form and I'.nlsh.
So far as loss of animal life was con?
cerned, the ilro which gutted the stablos
of P. P. Jenkins. N. J. Crull and Dr. F.
A. Smith, nil within the L made by the
junction of tenth and C.ary Streets, was
the most disastrous which has visited
Richmond In recent years, ft was -first
discovered by OlTlcer 13, H. HedforJ, of
the police forco, about 1 A. M.,'on Thurs?
day the 21st Instnnt, and soon after Spe?
cial Agent EmrilBtt Taylor, of tho S. P. C.
A., arrived.. Tho suffering of the dumb
brutes was horrible, and many really
pathetic scones were witnessed. But for
the timely presence of nillcer Hcdford.
four colored men employed In the Crull
and Smith stnbloH. who wore asleep In
the buildings, would have inet death In
nil probability. All told, somo thirty-four
horses out of a total of more than fifty
wore destroyed. Dr. Smith's establish?
ment was conducind as n veterln? ?.???
pltal, and two horses were lost, one of
them being W. K. Mathews' Moxlo JCV.
who had boon golileil and was being
treated. He was four years old, nnd by
McZous, 2:13. dnm Miss liird, by Jay
Hlrd. Dr. Smith's well known black mare.
Carnation, bred by the Messrs. Long, of
Georgetown, Ky., and sired by Climate,
son of Contractor, came near being suf?
focated, and was only saved by. heroic
efforts on the part of Olllcer Taylor and
others. A Great Dane hitch was tho first
itnlmnl to escape from this stable, but
.'lia", went back and rescued a couple of
puppies from a lit tor of soi-en, nnd it w.l?
no easy matter to prevent her returning
for. the others. Some well k'noi?n road
lied trotting horses perished In the Crull
stuhle among them helng a line bay
maro .sired by Manchester, nnd owned
and drfrrcn for ri number of years by
Lewis F. Hill, of the Planters Notional
Pauli;, The carnage In the Jenkins stable
was simply fearful, albeit most of the
nnimn.ls were used for business nnd draft
purposes, Mr. Jenkins himself losing nine
head, kept mostly for delivery of the
United States mall. One of them, a mas?
sive gray, was faiunel nenr the front ?Itnr
with his teeth clutched around the spoke
of n vehicle, and another under a wagon,
.seemingly there to escapo Impending
. ? ?
The hay gelding, Baron Wood, 2:15 1-4,
by Har?n Poney, ?lam Prussia Girl, by
Russia, tln> son of Nutwood and famous
Reina Victoria. Is doing well In the sta?
ble of Charles Atkinson at the Empire
City track. New York. This horse has
been n familiar figure on eastern and
southern track? for somo years past, hav?
ing been successfully campaigned dur?
ing different seasons by L. K. Bryan;
Tom Cannon ainl others. Later on At?
kinson may take tbn trill gelding to the
races. Of the younger horses In Atkin?
son's stable that are thought well of,
the best known Is the chestnut mare.
Princess IConton. 2:32 1-4. whom be had
ont a portion of last season. She was
bred by Captain John L. Roper, of Nor
Anatomically True.
Wlifiii you want uocuraoy in a pieturo thoro is only ono
miro way to Ktu'.iiro it?by u ph?togrupl? ! A drawing
muelo on careful moasiirotnonts may or may not bo
aeeurato?a photograph lllllHt ho.
In tho minio way wlion you want an accurate lit in a
Shoo tlioi-o ia only ono miro way to booui'? it.
Don't (rust to luck on a last made by ordinary measure?
ments, but use a last constructed on an " X-ray " photograoh,
Tho "Dorothy Dothl" Shoo lits tho foot as no other
Shoo ovor i;an, begauBQ in sJltiping it I huyo boon gnidod
ontiroly by "X-ray " photographs of tho foot;,
This explains tho inarvolons lit of a " I )orotliy Dothl."
Sint'.oroly yours,
oxfords $2.50 Hoot? $3,()0
Snucluli 50c. niiirn.
Fas,-color pydeU do xyM eE/WWU/
wear brassy,
TttlRD AMO ?/tOAO Sr?ffK
A Spring Medicine that adds vigor and strength to the system,
purifies and enriches the Blood, and lays the foundation for a
strong constitution and good health during the hot sultry summer.
Most everybody feels bad in the spring. Some have no particular ailment hut arc just
tired, worn out and totally unfit for work or anything else that requires energy or effort.
They mope around upon the border-laud of invalidism, irritable, peevish, hysterical and
A good appetite in the spring is a rarity, and we sicken at the sight of food, or thought
of eating, and what little we do eat is a burden to the stomach and a tax upon the digestion.
Warm weather is sure to bring out the hidden poisons, germs and seeds of disease that
have been collecting in the blood and system dur?
ing winter, and you may look for some old chronic
trouble to make its appearance. It is a time, too,
when boils and carbuncles, and pustular or scaly
skin eruptions like eczema and tetter, pay their
annual visits and make life miserable by their
intense pains and intolerable itching aud burning.
The fight for health should begin before any
warning symptoms of physical collapse are felt, or
before the seeds of disease have time to germinate
if we would avoid the usual spring sickness ; and
with S. ?S. S., the acknowledged king of blood
purifiers and greatest of all tonics, you can put
your blood and system in such perfect condition
and so strengthen the constitution that one may be as free from sickness and as vigorous and
strong during the trying months of spring and depressing summer season as at any other time.
S. S. S. not only builds you up, but searches jaut and destroys any poisonous genus or
impurities that may be lurking in the blood. The benefits derived from the use of S. S. S.
are permanent because it acts directly ou the blood aud purifies and cleanses it of all impure
matter, leaving nothing to cause fermeutatiou and deterioration of this life-giving fluid.
Iu selecting your blood purifier and spring tonic get one that long experience and thor?
ough test have proven the best. In S. S. S. you will find a remedy whose purifying proper?
ties are unquestionable, and just such a tonic as your system needs. Ask your druggist for
S. S. S.?there is nothing else just as good.
For the past 40 years we have had a standing oiler of $1,000 for proof that S. S. S. con?
tains the least particle of any mineral whatever, and this offer is still open.
natures remedy
Purely vegetable
Gentlemen : For ovor four yoaro I sufTored with
gonoral doblllty, causing a thorough breaking
?down of my system, so that I was unabla to attend
to my household duties. I had trlod other modi
olnoB, which did not rollevo mo. Sovon years ag<
my cousin, who httd been benefited by 8. 8. S.,
told me about it. I tried it and it cured me. I hav?
beon able to attend to my household dutlos ovo?
Blnoe, experiencing no ?naonvenienoo whatever}
In fact, I am able to work In the garden as well us
my houso.
I heartily recommend 8. S. 8. to all who may
foel the need of a thoroughly good blood touio,
feeling euro they will bo benefited thoreby.
Yours truly,
44 W. Ninth St., Columbia, Tenn.
folk. Va., by whom sho Is now owned.
Princess Kenton was sired by Great
Stakes, 2:20, dam Lady Kenton, by Hnm
blotonlun Mainbrlno, and can trot right
around 2:15. Of tho groen trotters In
Atkinson's hands one of tho best proH
pects Is Jlr. Lindsay, the bay gelding,
u(i, by Hussoll Hex. dam Hollco, by Nor
vul. This horso trotted trials In 2:18 last
season and Is likely to simile 2:12 this
ono. Mr. Lindsay's dam H?lice, 1? owned
by Mr. ?Robert Tnit, of Norfolk, Va., nnd
she has been bred to his stallion, Bur
llngame. 2:18, the full brother to Sabio
\Vlikes, 2:18, son of Guy Wilkes. 2:15 1-4.
Tho match race arranged to take plnco
on Saturday afternoon, June Oth, at the
Deop Hun Hunt Club track between the
pacers, Fern, 2:21 1-4, and Smith O'Hrlon,
2:1!) 1-4, is attracting some attention and
furnishes subject for comment In local
sporting circles. It is to be a three In
five contest for $100 a sido. Fern Is a
bay ninro by Potoskey, dam Mannte, by
AJax, and is owned by Luther Llbby,
clork In the Law and Equity Court ut
the City Hall, while Smith O'Hrlon, the
big brown gelding, by Apurka, dam Ada
M.. by Corsair, Is the property of John
C. Choatwood, tho contractor. William
L. Bass, tho Acc?i Farm trainer, will
drive Fern; ana William Newsom, who
handles tho horses of A. T. Griffith, Is
to have tho mount behind Smith O'Brien.
The owners aro well known and popular
hero, while tho horses nro also fumlllnr
figures, heneo It follows that each side
has (pilto a strong following and the
race promises to furnish an Interesting
Tho buy maro Ciisslo Leo, 7, by Hod
Leo, 2:2? 1-4, dam Huth McGregor, by
Baywood has been sold by \V. M, Hit
tor, the largo suw-inlll and lumber ope?
rator of Columbus, Ohio, to M. II. Tlch
nor & Co., of Chicago tho price being
reported as $2,5i'?0. C?sale Leo was bred at
Walton Farm, Falls Mills, Va., by Mr.
Samuel Walton, from whom she passed to 1
J. C. Cnssell, assistant general manager j
of the Norfolk and Western Hallroud,
Hnanoke, Va., and from him to Mr. Hit?
ter. Casslo I?oo Is a maro of fino form
and appearance, und a grand high actor.
She Is credited with a trial in 2:17 1-2 In
tho early part of 11102. Later on she trot
toil to her record of 2:?1 1-2 over tho half
mile track at Bethlehem, Ha., and after
tho close of tho season was drlvon a mile
lu 2:13 1-'.'. Casslo Leo was trained anil
driven during 1002 by Thomas D. Hank,
of Welsh, W. Vu., who figured In tho
case of pulling tho pacer. Gentry, 2:07 1-2
at Memphis, Tonn,, last full, hut was ro
ci-iitly acquitted of tho charge by the
Hoard of llevlow of the National Trot?
ting Association.
The chestnut maro Hotronol, 2:19 3-4,
by Expedition, 2:15 3-4, ilaiii Petrel, hy
Onward, is doing well in the stable of
her owner, Cloorgo M. Harden, Halelgh,
N. C, by whom sho was campaigned
nnd driven to her record in 1002, Potronol
recently worked a quarter in S3 seconds
and will bo taken tu the races again tins
Mr. Bunion's good looking four-year
old stalllun, Hweot Hector, Is In tho stu?
hle of Silas Smith. Hertford. N. C who
thinks well of 111 in and looks upon 1:1m
as tlie uuiklng of a fast horse. After hla
speed Is developed, Sweet Hector will bo
placed In the stiul win-re lie should iniko
a .sin-cms, as lio is inbred to tho great
sire. Director, being hy that noted son
of Dictator froni Sweet Alca, by AleuBur,
s.ml ilaiii, Urucliiil Bond, who Is also by
M. F, Hanson, of tho Mnnt'ezcuniu
Farm, shipped Ids string of (rotters and
pacora to Prospect Hark, Baltimore, on
Wednesday last, wliero ho lias entries at
tlii! meeting which commence ? Hiero mi
Juno 2d, Hanson's st?hle Is niado up of
Kll/.a Ingrain, 2:21 1-4; Clarion, '??22 1-4;
the gray nacer News Hoy, 2:21 1-4 and
the unmarked trotters Miss Prince, chest?
nut man-, by .Sidney Prince, ami Kstu
ury, the chestnut stallion by Kxpeilltiou.
ilaiii Wavelet, by Beliuniit. Hstuary Is U
full brother io the fust horse Mnrlquo,
record 2:13 to wagon In 1003 and can
show trial close to 2:15 In lila work over
half mile track.
? ? t *
L. K. Bryan, who trains for D. S. Jones,
of tho llamptou Bonds Driving Park,
Newport News. Vu., has ?hipped Ills sta?
ble of trottera and pacers to tho llpntlu
lueil's Driving Park, Balllniore, where Ilia
finishing touclu-.i for the season's (??'iui
iialgii will he put on them. Bryan's string
lui 'lu?tes the big bay pacing guiding Wul
nut B., 2:12 1-4, by Walnut-Hoy; the
green pacing gelding. Prince Charley, by
Blooinfleld: Hiickroe, the black stallion
by Klli-rsllo Wilkes. who Is also a gii-eil
liiiiei- and I inked upon as very promis?
lii?, ami a couple of three-year-ohls both
Vy Llleislie Willies. BHOAD HOCK,
yfcws and 2^/ews Selected J'rom
ejCeade'ng J?mer/can ?Papers\
As To Manchuria.
Tho chief Interest of foreign trade with
China Uea In the Immense possibilities
that await the full development of the
country. It Is for that reason ho much
concern Is felt over the menace of Rus?
sian domination. A Russian conquest, or
any other form of control over the Chl
t.ese would virtually check all tendencies
to freedom and commercial expansion;
while on the other hand control by the
progressive peoples of the earth, whether
Americans, Drltish, Germans or "-"Tench,
would hasten tho coining of the ihuo
when her people would have a consuming
pewer something like that of civilized
fien, lier trade would then soon become
as vnst ns the most sanguine expect. Tho
Issue of Russian aggression In Manchuria
is therefore a matter of great moment to
the whole civilized world, und II Is not
strange that f.-ir-scelug statesmen are
seeking for a means of guarding against
lt.?San Francisco Call.
Booker Washington's A!m.
It may ho well for the negroes who
have enjoyed hotter opportunities to re- .
mem bor that Booker Washington Is deal- i
lug with the nice problem in Its moist |
dlllleult form as It exists In the black
belt of tho South. Ho there llnds a groat
nnss of ignorance and shlftlessness lo |
be built up Into an Industrious, sulf-aus- I
tabling manhood and womanhood. lie ?
taki-s the plain path that Armstrong !
marked out tit Hamilton, and pursues It !
without faltering or turning. He is da?lng
more for Ills race and for the nation than
any number of negro theorists, who seek
to undo in a day tho work of three cen?
turies.?Hoston Advertiser,
The Bible Syndicated.
Well, well! who woiihl think It? Not
even the lilblo has escaped. A trust has
advanced the price on the book of llaaly
Wilt forty per cent., which 1? rapidly
driving competing publishes to the wall,
The head of tho trust, however, does not
givo it any such sordid nanio. Slneo It
handles llibles only, the arrangement lo
prevent competition Is merely "a gentle?
men's ngreemont." This si-otns to work
In the same old way. There's nothing In
this world lute being truly polite. At the
sume time, the gentlemen's iigroeinont
reminds one of president Hoosovelt's mut
word and a big stick. However, people
cannot get along without coal and flour
and beef, but llioy may manage to econo?
mize on llibles, iih the gentleman's agree?
ment will discover.?Denver Times,
Populism No More.
populism is played nut. A fish cannot
live.nut of water. A calamity party can?
not llvo without calamity. AbuiiaUint
business, and top prices, and everything
gi lug well at homo and abroad for the
United Stutes trinke the mere kicker a
taiotesinio llgure. Motloj- Is not I ho Amer?
ican wear. The populists have hud their
king, and fis Itepubllcans or Democrats
now are, lot iih hope, the botter citizens
for the discovory that legislation, Import?
ant as It is, does not make thu sun to
shine or the grass to grow.?Washington
Mannglrg Colombia.
Tho government of tho United States
win, of course, protect little Colombia
whether she behaves herself or noli but If
t;iia paisista lu driving a lHtnl bargain
with this country In thu mailer of tho
isthmus e?nnl there may bo an easy and
legitimate way of bringing lier to proper
terms. A little pestlfierous meaiine-??
should not bo permitted to stiu*'1 In tho
way of ?mo of tho mighth'st enterprises
of modern times.?Clnclunutl l?nqulrcr.
Plainly Spoken.
Whatever demagogues, strike breedeva
and riot breeders may suy as to thou
n urn zitlams of employes, the honest o ml
well Informed know that thoy are purely
dofenslve. and ?hut they aro likely to
Increase not only In numbers, but In cui?
ng,, and cllleia-ncy. neither comme"? e.
Industry nor ?jovorrimoiil should be per
mined to puss under mob rule wlthoutj
exhausting overy power under the law to
avert the catastrophe.?Chicago Chronicle,
Work of Newspapers.
It was the newspapers that fought tho
wood pulp combination in Its effort to
have the Lewis water storage bill paste,,;
it is the newspapers that have argue 1
for and Insisted on the preservation of
our forests; It Is the newspapers that
have encouraged Investigations and ex?
periments looking toward tho discovery
of a substitute for wood pulp. Forest pre?
servation owes moro to-day to the Ameri?
can newspaper than to any other one
agency, certainly nuire than It owes to
Bishop Potter or to any and all clergy?
men in tho United States.?Ithaca Jour?
Good Work of the Japs,
When tho Japanese tool? possession of
Formosa, they found there n population
moro or loss addicted to the use of opium.
It was decided to abolish the practice by
degrees, Only tlioso who have suffered
from its effects to the extent that It occa?
sions Intenso pain to deprive them 0?
their pipe aro now permitted, by a spec al
warrant which they arc obliged to pro
cure, to continue the use thereof. To
newly commence opium smoking Is strict?
ly forbidden, or oven continuo It unless
It can be shown that abstention D Im?
possible, A government monopoly of ie
iitr?elo was expressly established to fa?
cilitate the Anal extinction of the i.uoit
Of using lt.?Kansas City World.
Business Mon Wanted.
The one gieut need of the present-day
collcgo Is a coiiiiim.uvI.i1 tleniitiM.i
something that will teach young men tho
worth of a dollar. The. great world to?
day wants men who know something
uhout business and who have a taste for
business calculations, and it Is note,
worthy that college? are not supply.rig
the demand.
Business colleges are doing work on this
lino, but should tho larger uulver lil-s
give as much prominence to this line CI
work us they do to the professions, 1.1 o
law, medicino und engineering, thcie
would probably be less deserved crltlcltini
upon the Impracticability of a col-go
course, and a college graduate would Hi d
t? place waiting for him when ho litumta
his "sheepskin1' before the world.?Port?
land Oregoulan,
As To New York.
Tho fusion Idea. I? coming with wind
anil llde in New York and it Is llkil.v 10
bo well handled by Its ffiomis, A regu?
lation Tammany tlckot will bo beaten out
?if sight.?Buffalo News.
Uncle Sam's Way.
Colombian ratification of tho Panama
Canal treaty With tho United States Is
expected soon. It may bo necessary,.how?
ever, to apply Hi?' quickening goad of
fresh negotiations with Nlcurnapu "ml
Costa Hlca to bring the hosllnting Colom?
bians to timo, In tho cud tills country
will havo Its way.?Cleveland Leader,
The Last Raitl.
Tho desire to raid tho treasury Is grow?
ing. Commissioner Wai'u reports that
C.?.000 mou, or 22 per cent, of I ho those
who enlisted for tlie Spanish war. have
implied for pensions, Hundreds of up
pilcallous are coining in dally ami ho ox
poets 50 per cent, of ibe enlistment to at?
tempt to secure pensiona by tho end of
this year. Tho percentage of applicants
is much greater from those leguiienls
that never got out of the Instruction
camps than from those which suw ival
hard service in tho Philippines.?Colum?
bia (S. D.) State.
Free Cuba.
Free anil (to u cerialn extent) Independ?
ent Cuba I? a year old now, and u vevy
creditable yours record Hlio lili? piado.
Slio has as good reason for houig proud
of herself as Hie men "controlling" leg?
islation at Wiishlnulou have for being
ashamed of themselves every tlniu lliey
think of her, und that's siying I /'>'?? '?
deal. Kspoclally orclluiblo Is tho care
that/has hi!-, o taken to Upon' eloim.-'l-up
Havana l'roni becoming-dirty ?nil fever
breeding uguin?Uurtfurd Courant

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