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^KS?g?SK?lBi!?. I WHOLE NUMBER, 16,296.
Chief Factor in Legisla?
tive Contest.
Liquor Vote Likely to Go Sol?
idly Against Him.
The Liquor Sellers There Are Oppos?
ing Mr. Boaz Because Ho Voted
for the Mann Bill, Although the
Result Has Been a Great
Benefit to Them in a
Pecuniary Way.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
Albemarle county Is the Orst In tho State
in which the Mann liquor law has been
made the chief Issue. It It? the issue ln
the contest already Inaugurated for the
Democratic nomination to the House of
Delegates. Hon. TV, A. Boaz, the vet?
eran member of the House from Albe
msrle. has opposition for re-election?per?
haps the strongest he has yet encountered.
But he never received tho unanimous en?
dorsement of hie people. However strong
he may be ln the House, and perhaps
there lb not a .wronger member, Mr.
Boaz always ha? a light for renomlna
tion. And he always wins.
This time Mr. Sam Eurnlcy, a lawyer
cf Charlottesville, Is running against Mr.
The Liquor Vote.
It Is believed that the liquor vote of the
city and county will be cast solidly for
Mr. Burnley. The Republicans will not
make a nomination, It Is said, and will
support any candidate who Is opposing
Mr. Bona.
So far I have heard given as rea>ons
for opposing Mr. Boaz nothing but the
fact that he voted for the Mann bill. Tho^
effect of the. bill was to close up about
all the saloons In Albemarle, in which
there was less of local option sentiment
than Is found In a majority of the Vlr
E'nla con f'.'es.
Conseq?.. ?-.;>.!y the liquor men and their
fiiends are fighting Mr. Boaz and the
Republicans are taking advantage of the
opportunity, and will shy a fow stones at
the pippin-raising politician. I cannot
learn that there b.? any reason for the
friends of Mr. Boar, to fear his defeat.
? most remarkable feature of the con?
test is the violent ^opposition to Mir.
poaz on the part of the liquor men of
Charlottesville. It is said every propri?
etor of a saloon In Charlottesville Is bit?
terly opposed to Boaz because he voted
for tho Mann law, which closed up tho
raloons of the county and gave the conn
try trade of Albemarle to the Charlottes
ville saloons?. The law has not done more
for any class than for the Charlottesville
liquor sellers. It closed the county sa?
loon.1?:, find by reason of higher license un
(?ei It, closed a number of those ln this
city. The Charlottesville saloon-keepers
left had to pay h gher license, but it Is
estimated that they are now doing from
one-third to one-half more business than
?under the old regime. Yet they are a
unit ln registering their protests against
tho law.
Large Wine Interests. *
It is eald that Charlottesville would have
voted ugalnst license at the recent local
option election hart it not been for the
large wine interests here.
The people charge that the saloon men
as a rule have not In recent years paid
anything like due regard to law ln the
conduct of their business. There has re?
cently been some Improvement In this
respect, and it Is said that another local
option election will not he held for some
time, at least.
Though there be lack of numbers among
tho temperance advocates In Charlotles
' ville and Albemarle, there Is no lack of
strength of conviction. Indeed, I am In?
clined to believe that the temperance
people are more ardent here than in any
section of the State, which I have visited.
This Is indicated by a peculiar Incident.
There in to be. a Sunday-school contention
held In the county soon, and there were
expected to be representatives present
from all the Protestant churches. When
the programme of the exercises was an?
nounced some days ago. however, it was
seen that two distinguished citizens, who
nr? members of the Presbyterian Church,
fine speakers and great Sunday-school
workers, but opponents of local option,
were among those who were put down
for speeches. This created a great s
among the members of some of the
churches. The mater was greatly dls
etised In nearly all of them, poslbly, but
only two took any action.
Wouldn't Send Delegates.
These two determined that their Sun?
day-schools should not ho represented at
the convention, if addresses were to be
delivered by the two opponents of local
option, and they still refuse to send dele?
gates, for the committee In charge of
the programme insists upon the speeches
by tho two gentlemen who are among
the ablest speakers In the county. So It
seems quite certain that the delegates'
who are present will hear the addresses,
and that they will not be heard by dele?
gates from the two churches, who think
that men who oppose local option should
not be allowed to talk to the boys and
girls .of tho Sunday-schools.
But this is all by the way. Mr. Boaz
is encountering very serious opposition
to his re-election to the House of Dele?
gates, and the Mann law Is the Issue.
In this connection It may be proper to
state that while Mr. Boaz Is a model of
the temperate man, he has never been
looked upon as a "temperance man" In
the usual acceptance of the term. And,
finally, if the people of Albemarle do not
send him buck to the House, 1 believe
that the people of the State at large,
who are familiar with his character and
the fine work he has dono as chairman
(Continued on Eighth Page.),
Statement Issued by Messrs.
Redford and Carroll.
Stopped While Going Home and Had
No Knowledge Whatever of the
Attack Made Upon the
On behalf of himself and Mr. E. H.
Redford, Mr. R. H. Carroll has pre?
pared a statement of the movements of
the two on the night of the trouble ln
Pulton, for which they were arrested
and subsequently set free. He says':
Having attended our meeting at Sanger j
Hall, Division 152, A. A. S. R. E. of ?.,
July 15, 1903, Mr. E. YV. Redford and j
myself left tho hall at the close of the
executive meeting at 10:55 P. M. BJid
started home, both living near each oth?
er In Pulton, being in the habit of going
home together every night. We walked
to Fulton without stopping, in company
with Mr. Daniels, until we reached
Louisiana Street, between Plfth and
Sixth. There we stopped for a few min?
utes to talk with .Mr. O'Connor, sitting
oh the step of his front porch, Mr. Vv".
Roach and Mr. Gathrlght standing out?
side the gate, about the situation of the
strike. The car passed us that the
trouble occurred with, while we were
standing there; as the car rounOed the
curve at Wllllamsburg Avenue and
Louisiana Street, we bid the gentlemen
good-night; as we reached the corner
of Louisiana and Seventh Street, we
heard three shots; we proceeded on our
way slowly to the corner of Williams
burg Avenue and Louisiana Street, As
we reached the corner, looking down
Wllllamsburg Avenue, to our left, we saw
the car half around tho curve at Wll?
llamsburg Avenue and Denny Street. We
turned to our right, to get a drink of
water from the spring at-the corner we
were standing, After getting the water,
we went across to the opposite corner.
Standing at this corner was Mr. Tom
McCnuley and Mr. D. Hogan looking in
the direction of the trouble. The soldiers
were running in all directions, Mr. L.
Washer then came over and suggested
wo walk down nnd see what the trouble
was. We reluctantly went with him to
the corner of Williamsburg Avenue and
State Street. Mr. Washer went further,
we stopped at the southeast corner of
these streets. As we stopped one of tho
captains came up Wllliamsburg Avenue
and ordered the. soldiers to allow no one
to pass down that way until he came
hack. He proceeded by us towards
Louisiana Street, In a few minutes sev?
eral soldiers passed by us, also Lieuten?
ant Jos. L. Young, Jr. I spoke to them,
they replied howdy do Bob and passed
on. Then came five or six soldiers, etc.,
from State Street to our right, came
over to us and asked where we were
going. I replied we wanted to go home,
only being three squares from there down
Wllllamsburg Avenue, but we had just
heard the captain's orders to the soldiers
to allow no one to pass them. Mr. Red?
ford asked them If wo could go up State
Street, around Pulton Street home; they
said no soldiers were up there, we might
get hurt. Of course, we were compelled
to stand there as we could not get home.
In about rivo minutes another squad of
soldiers, under Captain Barrel], led by
Mr. Louis Kellum, officer of the i-nrst
District, came up to us. Mr. 'Kellum re?
marked: Bob, these boys want you all.
Mr. Redford asked what was the trouble.
An officer replied: Ask no questions, fall
In line. Marched us down tho middle of
Wllllamsburg Avenue, stopped us ln the
middle ?of the block, there we were
searched. Nothing found on our person,
then marohed to the corner, where tho
car was standing In the curve and sev?
eral prisoners under arrest. There we
were guarded by armed men an hour and
a half, put on the car and brought to the
First Police Station to be Incarcerateci
and disgraced and a stigma put on U3
that we have neve: ??lv or experlcncod
before and which may never be blotted
off our record. For what? Nothing but
through the rowdiness, lawlessness, that
prevailed before wo reached there, also
the carelessness and lack of Judgment
of a few- soldiers, to grab up two honest,
upright, law-abiding citizens and tax?
payers of this city. I having lived at my |
original home on Church Hill for twenty
years, then to be confined in a prison
for nearly thirty hours, refused bafl, with
such a serious charge pending against us,
knowing It to be a false charge, being
perfectly innocent, knowing nothing of
the trouble -whatever and have so proved ?
It. We take this method of placing-our
case clearly before the public for vlndl- |
'cation. ?HOping ?he citizens may be
awakened and realize it Is time ta look I
after such serious Insults and put a stop t
to It.
And may it soon be, the trump of the
warrior is over, and the clangor of arms
shall no longer, echo .on our hills or In
our valleys and may the citizens of
this old city soon sleep peacefully in-silent
bliss once again. Hoping this tv:M place
our case plainly before the public and re?
lieve us, of this unfortunate' embarrass?
Respectfully submitted.
(Special to Tho Times-Dispatch.)
liam G. Pattison, of this city, Is dead In
his eighty-ninth year as the result of the
excessive use of tobacco. His tobacconist |
from whom Pattison bought exclusively,
says that in twelve years Pattison smoked I
more than 48,000 cigars, which cost him |
In his early life he was an even more [
constant smoker than In his , declining |
years, and local cigar men estimate that
in the last twenty years he had smoked
100,000 of his favorite brand, which would
cost him $10,000.
Mrs. O. B. Gray Seeks to Have
Ties Annulled Because
Husband Boxed Her Jaws
(Spedai to The Times-Dispatch.)
NEW YORK, July :r.-t 1rs. Ophelia B.
Cray, a beautiful Virginian, and the wife
?f James- H. Gray, a wealthy linen Im?
porter of this ' city, has just begun an
action In the Supreme Court of this city
for a limited divorce.
Airs. Gray, through her lawyer, Gerard
Roberts, applied to Justice Greenb?um
yesterday for alimony and counsel 'fee
pending the trial of her action. Senator
John. W. Russell appeared for Air. G'ray
in opposition to the motion.
For a long time, Airs. Gray alleges,
her husband has been addicted to the uso
of strong liquors. Shortly after their
marriage. In 1S93, Airs. Gray complains,
her husband began to treat her with cru?
elty, and in a "coarse," harsh, brutal and
tyrannical manner. He used very often
to get drunk, she says, and -when In this
condition, she alleges, he often slapped
her In the face and otherwise Ill-treated
"He once slapped my face because the
milkman had forgotten to leave a bottle
of cream in the morning," she said.
Lawyer Russell. In behalf of Gray, de?
nied all the wife's allegations. In his
aff?davit Sir. Gray asserts that his moth?
er-in-law. who died a year ago, greatly
interfered in his domestic affairs.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dts-patch.)
NEW YORK, July 18,?Miss Bessie
Hardenburgh, stamp clerk in the Tarry
?own postofnee, owns a skye terrier worth
$100 more to-day than It was Wednes?
day. Miss Hardenburgh says:
"I drew from the bank on Wednesday
two ??? bills. I put an elastic band
around them and tucked them away ln
my dress. I went to my home In New
York and never thought of my money
until 'on my way to Tarrytown yester?
day morning. Then I telephoned home
and a search was made for the money.
In;, one corner of my bedroom a few
pieces of the bill were found. My skye
terrier was continually coughing, and
last night, during one of his spells, he
coughed up the elastic band that was
around tho money. I wish he would
cough up the hundred." -
("Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
Arthur Denmead, chairman of the Jame?
City County Board of Supervisors, can?
didate for sheriff and at one time a very
wealthy man, was found dead in a closet
:'n his home noar hero yesterday after
jioon. His physician, Dr. D. J. King,
says, "Death was from natural causes."
Mr. Denmead, although not thirtv
years old, was three times married. His
last wife and two children survive him.
They were at Virginia Beach at the lime
of his death. The funeral arrangements
have not been made.
(Special to Tho Times-Dispatch.)
NEW YORK. July 18.?The charge of
ussault made against James Lindsay Gor?
don, former assistant district attorney,
last Saturday night, by Jacob Kahn, a
cigar dealer, of No. 25S2 Eighth Avenue,
was dismissed In the Harlem Police
Court yesterday, the complainant declin?
ing to prosecute. Gordon refuged to
get out of Kahn's store, and, it Is al?
leged,' drew a. Itnlfe to resist ejectment.
He has been In Bellevue Hospital since
his arrest.
Structure That Will Be Erect?
ed for Immanuel.
It Will Be Modern and Convenient in
Arrangement, Attractive in Appear?
ance and an Ornament to
the City.
The accompanying reproduction from
tho architect's drawing represents tho
now bouse of worship to be. erected by
Immanuel Baptist Church at tho north?
east corner of Leigh and. Fifth Streets.
The old frame church building, which
for many years occupied the rear por?
tion of a lot, Is being demolished to give
way for this new structure. The excava?
tion Is well under way, and the work of
laying brick will begin in a few days.
The new church will front on Leigh
Street and will be modern and convenient
In arrangement, attractive in appearance
and an ornament to that part of the city.
The building Is Gothic in design and is
very attractive, with a most admirably
arranged interior. The material used will
be brick and stone, with a slate roof, and
it Is comtemplated to occupy the building
about tho llrst of the new year.
Tho basement, which is well ahovo
ground, will bo used for scbool purposes,
with several large class-rooms, all of
which can be thrown Into one largo room.
The auditorium above has an Inclined
tioor, with the seats arranged in a semi?
circle, with the organ In a great arch
over tho pulpit platform. There are also
class-rooms and toilet-rooms on this floor.
There will be a gallery over the front
port of the building, approached by stair?
ways In the tower. The roof is an open
timben.- roof, carved and painted In wood,
which will be stained and varnished. In
front of the building there will bo a brick
porch, protecting the steps and front en?
trance from the weather, which Is an or?
namental and most useful feature. The
fiont gable has a large ornamental roso
window, glazed with colored glass. Tho
capacity of tho building is: Auditorium,
410; gallery, 110, making a total of 5?0
This adds another to the many attrac?
tive churches which havo been erected
in this city in the past, two years. Cap?
tain AI. J. Dimmook designed and Is su?
pervising the erection of this church build?
ing. Air. James Fox Is the contractor.
The growth of Immanuel Haptlst
Church, which was established some years
ago by the First Raptlat Church as a
mission on Fourth Street, hns been very
marked in the last few years. The mem?
bership now exceeds three hundred, and
all departments of the church work are
In excellent condition. The congregation
Is free from debt, there is? no encum?
brance on the splendid lot at Fifth and
Leigh Streets, and the members and
friends of the church have made very lib?
eral subscriptions toward the building
fund. Rev. D. A. Solly has been the pas?
tor for something moro than two years,
and has dono a fine work. He has a uni?
formly large congregation, and for the
last year the old building has been en?
tirely inadequate to the needs and de?
mands of .the people.
Pastor and people are enthusiastic In
the work of building, and hope in a few
months to have a well arransed and com?
fortable house of worship, as the center
for a growing religious work in that sec-,
tlon of the city. The new church will
cost a. little over $15,000.
(Ry Associated PressJ
A son was born to ex-President and Wr3.
Grovcr Cleveland at their summer homo
here to-day.
The attendants say that all conditions
affecting both mother and cl?ld. are fiat
isfactory, ?
Fourteen Parties Have
Been Assigned.
All of Them Will Receive
Every Courtesy.
Those Voted, Placed One Upon than
Other, Would Reach Higher than
The Times-Dispatch Building
Tower?Many Ladies Have
Worked Hard in the
Contest Just Closed.
The Tee-Dee outing parties have all beer?)
assigned to the various hotels of their)
The contest closed last Wednesday
night, and on Thursday morning Th4
Times-Dispatch business office had some??
what the look of a bargain count?sr Ini
a. department store. ' ,
Tee-Dee parties arrived in bunches, and!
then came tho selection of Tee-Dee resorts
at which the parties will spend their weU
earned vacations. Everybody was Ir. al
happy humor, and tho business wats dis?
posed of quickly and satisfactorily to all
Thero .were one hundred and sixty)
thousand and ninety-five coupons depos?
ited in tho contest?enough 'paper, ? It
placed end to end, to reach from Rich??
mond In a straight line to Petersburg.
The coupons, if laid flat one upon th?
other, would make a pile higher than the
tower of Tho Times-Dispatch building.
The same coupons occupied enough ag-<
piegate space to have covered over thirty?<
one thousand columns of The Times-Dhv*
The contest commenced on June "tri
and closed on July 15th. There were
forty-four entries of Tee-Dee parties, made
tip of two ladies euch, and each party had
the privilege of selecting another lady,
v*ho accompanies the party In the role ot
chaperone. ....
Were Many Workers.
This makes one hundred and thirty-two
ladies who have been personally Inter?
ested, and who have strenuously worked
for several weeks In securing coupons
and voting certificates for the Tee-Dee
contest, The rivalry-was spirited and
the race a closely contested one. Fre?
quent statements appearing from .'time
to time in The Tlmes:Dlspatch kept the
contestants Informed as to their standing
Ir. the race. A noticeable feature Is the
fact that a majority' of the winning par?
ties were early entries and leaders from
the start. They evidently went In to
win, and held a strong pace to the fin?
ish, never ceasing their efforts and vigU
The day after the contest closed the
following telegram was received, which
Indicates a good time for the Tee-Dee
parties who go to Ocean View:
"Ocean View, Va., July Kith, 1903.
"The Times-Dispatch,. Richmond, Va.:
"The winners of Tee-Dee contest select?
ing Ocean View Hotel will be tendered
the courtesies of the Casino theatre and]
bathing pavilions.
"OTTO WELLS, Manager."
Letters from the managers of the other;
Tee-Dee resorts promise the best of at?
tention and a royal good time to the
Tee-Dee parties who spend tho week at)
their respective hotels.
Where They Go.
Tho assignments of the Toe-Dee par??
ties have been made as follows;?
Party No. 1.?Miss Dora Berry, Mis?t
Inez Taylor, Mrs. Leila .-Garnier; Alle
ghany Hotel, Goshon, Va.; last week la
Party No. 2.?Mrs. P. M. Tlmberlake.
Mrs. Aurella Timberlake, Mrs. Marie
Xlmberlake; Princess Anne Hotel, Vir?
ginia Beach, Va.; third week "of August.
Party No. 3.?Miss Annie Kerse, Misa
Mamie Hughes, Mrs. R. D. Lane; Alle?
ghi! ny Hotel, Goshen, Va.; first week of
Party No. 1.?Miss Irene Robinson, Ml?*
Cenie Schaaf, Mrs. Robinson; The In?
tei-mont, Covlngton, Va.; flTst week of
Party No. 5.?Miss L.' E. Booth, Miss E.
Hicks, Mrs. T. D. Hicks: Princess Anne
Hotel, Virginia Beach, Va.; first week
of August.
Party No. 6.?Miss Helen East, Mise
Mildred Jones, Mrs. H, K. East; Ocean
View Hotel, Ocean View, Va.; last week
of July.
Party No. 7?Miss Carrie Vaughan,
Miss Eugenia Coghill, Mrs. Coghill: Ocean
View Hotel, Ocean View, Va.; first week
of August.
Party No. S.?Miss Annie Smith, Mis?
Katie Smith,, .Miss Booker; The New
Sherwood, Old Point, Va.; last week of
Parry No. 0.?Miss Rosalie Robinson,
Miss Edna V. Branch, Miss Elizabeth
Baiter; Thev Intermout, Covington, Va.;
second week of August.
Party No. 10.?Miss Prances Overbey,
Miss Virginia Overbey, Mrs. C. A. Hunt;
Jefferson Park Hotel, Charlottes.-ille, Va.;
week ending August 1st.
Party No. 11.?Miss Ora Reynolds, Mlts
Carrie, Reynolds, Miss Mary Hex ter; T'ha
New Sherwood, Old Point, Va.; first
week or August,
, Party No. ??.?Miss Mary Tillman, Mies
Louise Kessnlch. Miss Emma Brimmer;
The Mecklenburg, Chafe City, Va.; flret
week of August.
Party No. IS.?Miss Bertha. Bow!.??,
Miss Sadie Floyd, and chaperone; Jeffer?
son Park Hotel, Charlottesville, Vs.?
week ending July 25th.
Party No. H?Miss Mary R. Thaw,
V.lsi Alice B. Thaw, Mia. R. R.. Thaw*
The Mecklenburg, Chaie City. Va.; ! i.-t
week of July.
To eay iha-t the Tee-Dee parties wllj
have a pleasant season of re?t and en?
joyment is but drawing It mildly. They
will certainly leave Richmond with th?
best wishes of The Times-Dispatch, and
tho hope thai all will return greatly ben?.
?tod-by -thtfij.?KO-Dco Ouu??? Tour.

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