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READ T-D WANT ADS. Bigatti) T-D WANT AD5> SAVETIMEv MAKE MONEY. the times, founded ism. WH DT F NlIMBRR l? 421. *??10 DiBl'ATCH, r?UNDKD UBO. ? "?ULE 1NUXV1DC?V IO,??*?? RICHMOND, VA., TUESDAY, DECEMBER lo, 1003. PRICE TWO CENTS. SUMMARY OF THE DAY'S NEWS The Weather. . _WAS1 I.INGTON, Doc. U,?Foreonst for Tucsdn.v and Wodnosdnvi Virginia?Ks.'r Tuesday. Wednesday Itl I creasing blpuulnohsi light to frosh north I Winds, * North Carolln?~En.lr TuoHdny. Wodncs eay cloudy, probably rain In oast portion ! ,wJth Increasing north -wind?. The, enow and cold wave forecast for Bunday failed to materialize. Instead, the duy was fino, us wn? yesterday? Tho mer? cury foil somewhat last night, but the ?aid did not becomo extreme. STATE OF TUB THERMOMETER '??. M.,..VI 12 M.'.. ?? I V. M.?|0 er. m.so f r. M. .:. :?v U midnight ...?.jS Average.36U? Highest temperature yesterday.W Lowest temperature yesterday.....31 Wean temperature yesterday.?1 Normal tomporaturo for December. 10 Oicpnrturo from nomini temperature... 08 Vroclpltatlon during past lit hours.00 t MINIATURE "ALMANAC, I Decomber 15, 1303. (Sunrises.7:1!) I HIGKTIDB. .Sun nets.1:61 | Morning.1:3S *toou rises.3:57 | Evening.??03 ? Richmond. \ 'i; Only about six thousand paid their - ftapltatlon taxe?; the saloon people active -' ?n getting their friend? to qualify? Xirtut banquet given by the Howl User?? 'General Asaembly to work, day and night: primary bill engrossed; social cltfb bill amended and made broader lu Its scop*-?? 'Largo sum left by a man supposed to be practically penniless?J. ?. J. Melton re? turns home after several days of aimless wandering-Wednesday Club to rehearse to-night-Death ot an need clgarmuKor ??Oystoi? bill likely to fall in the Senato to-day-?Tho fourth member of a little family dead-A Honrlco saloon-keeper very severely punished-Real estate men , to hold a, big meeting here to-day? Tidewater charters granted yesterday?. Trial of alleged Fulton rioters' begins In Hustings Court-New method for dis? pensing charity; Imposter? to be blacklist? ed?Arrest of boys, oharged with tit?ft -?Electrolysis dispute Is s .ill unsettled? Hoard o? Alderman will discuss bond Is? sue matter to-night. MANCHESTER Capitation taxes paid by -l?o voters?Im? portant meeting of the Board of Aldermen 10-nlght-New home of the Elks being . rapidly put In shape-Funeral of Mr. ! Anthony Knorr this morning-Thlmeu I little darkles Whipped for engag ng ih a rock batile-Concert at Ba i.brljbe Street Baptist Church to-night-WlUlng Work- I crs o? CJoptqn Street Church to meet at b o'clock to-night?Game of foot-ball this afternoon. Virginia. . Toung physlcan in Caroline county . fctruck on head by man in the dark who makes hie escape; blow may prove faUI ??Memorial service In Alexandria In honor of Rev. II. Slaymaker?^Steamer Lapslcy to bo replaced; collection tauen ??Petition In' bankruptcy filed In Dan? ville-?A wreath laid on Washington's grave by Frederlcksburg Lodge-Twen? ty-two out of twonty-flve candidates In Orango spent nothing In the campalga? Fourteen-year-old boy killed by suppased empty gun at Yorktown-?A'pig- atealer, wlto fled across the Une at Bristol, kid? napped and curried back Into ? Tennessee ??Farmvllle _ Baptist Church... accents resignation of Ha pastor?-Indictments' found by the grand Jury at "Wllilarnuburg -Burglars break Into store ot Windsor, but secure little loot-H-Fa nnera'' institute under the auspices of the' State Depart? ment of Agriculture held W'the ?ounhouse at Petersburg with good ?Uendunco T'ircs In Amherst burn a new and woll fuml?hed residence and u flat car loaded with ties-The government Inspects iho Kca-golng dredge. General Abbott, built at Petersburg, and filici? it satisfactory Dr.'Hall controverted by the other p. cach? ais of Daiiv.lle as to the effect of ?ocal option in Danville-The Louisa "grand Jury finds a true, bill against W. F. McClareh. for shooting his wife; new bunk to occupy clerk's ollice-Judgo Lawrence P. Poo] holds his first term of court-in Chesterfield-Negro at Boydtou caught in the act disjointing the rails of tho Southern Railway to cause ? wreck: he sought revenge; two other? Implicated? The farmers of Charlotte county In mas?? mcetlng hear an address by Colonel violin S. Cuntngham-Span of an Iron bridge over the Shenandoah River at Carsons Ford falls Into tho river-Charley Peo pica Indicted in Wythevillo yesterday for murder-Ballard II. Kelt on trial for shooting George Lindsay. North Carolina. Tho Supreme Court passes on tho trad? ing stamp case In Winston: the accused not In custody and writ or .habeas cor? pus dismissed; victory for tho trading r.tamp peoplo-Charles A, Setzer, of Car? son, confessed that he sot fire to the ?toro of his rival In business, G. D. Wil? kinson; tho Htatoment causes a sensation ?t-Poultry show held In a big tent at Wilmington-A strike Imminent for ?omo hours in tho Southern shops at Spencer is referred to arbitration-Rev. George Snider, of Hagerstown, called to Salis? bury to take charge of tho collection Qf $50,000 for endowment of Catawba College Citizen of Stolces county run down and killed by a train. General. Volume of dealings on Stock Exchange smaller than for somo days past, hut prices udvanco and close at tho top level of tho day-Arguments on tho Northern Securities case are begun In'the Supremo Court-This country expects war with Colombia over the Isthmus, and will refus0 to suhmit the question In dispute to arbi? tration before Tho Hague tribuna, Morn damaging testimony Is adduced ?gainst General Wood, und Senator Hanna lias formally requested that ho ho sub? poenaed to answer the charges preferred ?gainst him?Japanese marinea are land? ed in Corea to suppress rioting-Penco able solution o? dispute between Jupiiu ?rid Russia scums-moro tlvun ever'prob? able?-United States marinos aro landed at Colon to resist tho supposed entry of troops from Colombia-Police have to In .lerfer? to preserve order In the Suffragist Convention <>C pegroos In Washington Decision of West Vlrg.'nla Supreme Court in favor of tho Dcopwuter Railroad Is one of Importance to' Virginia and tho Squth, as it. moans ihn construction o? another lino to tidewater from the coal fields?? Not a favorito wins on the Bonn ngs track, owing to the muddy condition ,ot the raco way?It Is probable that u rivers nini harbor? hill will be passed by present Congress, and Virginia will likely get good appropriations for th? improve ment h of her waterways?South Carolila contested election case may bo made ii test of the constitutionality of negro dia fianoliisennnit In the Southern States^? Hutis? of Representatives In session for four hours'discussing various topics, In? cluding the Panama? Canal and tho militi, slon of this government with the revolu? tion lu Colombia-In th? Sonato Mr, Bailey, of Texas, makes an eia-boiate nr giiment against the constitutionality of tlm proceeding In the. cons deration ot tho re? ciprocity ireatv with Cuba, MOSQUITO FLEET HAS SAFE PASSAGE ' (By Associated Press.) PORT ROYAL. S. O., Deo. 14.?The tor? pedo flotilla arrived hero to-day. ' The trip from Norfolk to Halteras was made al a speed of eighteen knots in smooth water. From Hatteras to Charleston there was a moderate gata from the southeast to southwest, and the flotilla went at speeds of from ten to fifteen knots. Last night wan spent at anchor ?go In .the Charleston harbor. The, run from Charleston to Port Royal was ?month. The lnr<i>iotlon board hero will go aboard the .Baltimore to Inspect her Up trio run to Key West, The flotilla, will proceed to'Key We,st aa soon as a email ?mount of coal, Is taken here, country lands troops on il, Dut it Is thought that it ? in ficht to brins back The Jordan-Carchvell Measure their view, and the' debato oyer this ques? tion promises to.,be quite Interesting. 'Whatever slrla opens and cIoses> it Is A Plan That Will Revolutionize ??lio Tufe+lirxic c'n ? nnor in | Were J-T. ?-. XJ, ?????51, Ut ^ J. O. LaFontlze, city editor ( eonville Florida, Tiraes-Unior _-.>*-_"?-_.. L?,.. Jji??_ ,?fc???( mio ine unum, w, >^v~*.v..v.u. and this glvemmcnt will have to inter? vene to maintain the neutrality of the Isthmus, and law and order on the nar? row strip of land that connects - the northern and southern continents. Secures Counsel. General Heyes, who is the accredited representative of Colombia at Wash? ington, and who baa just been chosen president of his country, will use all his influence to prevent any 'act o? war u?tt! he has presented his case to our State Department, and has received a reply. The nature -of the reply. Is fore? seen, although It Is admitted 'that Royes b?s.'tnade his chances of. success wltfi this government much greater by em? ploying AVayno HeVcagh as Colombia's counsel. , ??? substance of the reply of the State'Department'will be that the recog? nition of the Independence of Panama Is not revocable. This government will say that it has not only recognized thu in? dependence of Panama, but has nego? tiated a treaty with that government, by which an equity In certain territory with? in the boundaries of Panama has been secured to the.United States. This will furnish, reason number two for our in? tervention In Uie Isthmus and .sending the Colombian troops back . home. Appeal to the Hague. Tt is likely that the most embarrassing feature of the embrogllo, so for as the United States are concerned, will be the attempt which Colombia will make to have the whole matter referred to The Hague Tribunal for arbitration, This nation took the first step which almost forced European governments lost spring to cease warfare on Venezuela and send their claims to The Plague tor adjust? ment. It Is going to put It In on awk? ward position If it refuses to refer its own case to that tribunal. The United States will not allow the case to go to The Hague. This is ab? solutely assured. Prepared for Trouble. ?The War and Navy Departments are prepared for troublo on the Isthmus. There are a number of war vessels down In that neighborhood and marines arc ashore looking for the Colombian troops reported to be on the way to attack Pan? ama. Somo days ago, an official of tho War Department said that the department thought that two regiments of Infantry, with machine guns would bo sufficient for military operations against Colom? bia. If, as seems most probable now, there Is wnr with tho republic of Colombia, Continued on Second Pago.) THEY FOUND WADS AND WADSOF MONEY Edward McCormicU, Supposed to Have Nothing, Pretty Well Provided for. It Is rather a raro thing to find bank notes of nil denominations, from $100 down, about the bed and person of a man Riipposed not to have enough to maintain himself without nsslslnnco. Such was the case, however, with Ed? ward McCormlck, who died November 2<;t)i, Thanksgiving Day, at the Sheltering Arms Hospital hero. Mr. McCormlck had been in bad hraltli for a number of years, and wns provided lor In largo measure by Iwnoflelul organi? sations, of which ho was a member. Ho had. been Severn I times ?in I limata of the Sheltering Arms, und whs there several 'monthc during his last illness. Prior to his (loath those In charge were amazed when, from timo to timo, money was found about his boti, it bo came a r?gulai? thing to pick up ? few dollars when tho bed riot lies wem reiir rangod, and finally Dr. Upshur sug? gested to tho sick mnu that it would bo well to put Ills funds in bank for safe? keeping, Mr. McCormiok consented. Then tho work of collecting his funds began, nnd thos? so engaged were almost l?trlcken with heurt disease whon thoy discovered throe largo purses stuffed 'with bank notes. Thoy were counted and fr.uud to amount to a little ov,3r $1,1170. This was duly deposited in bank by Dr. Xlpshur. '?" Mr. McCormicK loaves two sons, one sixteen and the otV|or nineteen years of age. Both Jive here. His .wife and? an rther child roside else where. He also has a brotheu living in Manchester. ??-day, TO PROBABLY BE DEFEATED Indications Now Are That Its Advocates Cannot Muster Sufficient Strength.. The final battle.-certainly of the pres? ent General Assembly, over the passage -of tho Jordan-Card well bill to break the Baylor ' oyster survey and. lease thie bar? ren or depleted rock therein . will begin at XI A. M. to-day In tho State Senate. It promises to be a brilliant struggle, with chances against the bill. For weeks tho subject ' has been uppermost In Uie minds of legislators, ana for more than a week past the senators have been glv 'lng tho bill and Its advocates and oppo? nents their attention. A tremendous fight has been made for tho bill and against It, In the lobbies, of tho Capitol and hotels and wherever the members congregate.' Planters have been hero in large numbers and somo packers urging the passsage of tho measure. Fow of tho tongors have come to Richmond to oppose tho bill, because they wcro advised by their representatives, that not know? ing the members and being in? experienced in dealing with them, thoy could do no good. Tho ad? vocates of the bill have been working hard and using overy nonorablo means to secure the passage of the measure, which thoy contend is necessary to the preservation of tho vast oyster Interests in the State, and promotivo of them and of the revenue derived from them, Tho opponents on the other hand contend that the passage of the bill will have tho effect of practically turning over the oyster rocks and shoals of the State to tho large planters and packers, and tak? ing awuy from tho peoplo the livelihood thoy now have in tonglng. Arguments might be multiplied, but these briefly I state the contentions of the opposing ele? ments. Some of tho opponents of tho bill take a gloomy view of the effect of tho' passage of tho monsuro especially upon tho political conditions In the Tidewater sections, A LONG DEBATE. Tho donate,will begin at ? A. M.j and STEEL TRUST TO MAKE DEEPER CUT Will Reduce Wages of Ninety Per Centi of Its Army of Employes. (By Associated Press.) . NEW YORK. Doo. 14?Th? slaloment was mndo to-day by ft. loading official of tho United Sta tos Steel Corporation that, boglnning Jnmuiry 1, 1904, about ?M per cent, of the employes of tho cor? poration will suffer wage reduction. Hing? ing from d to 20 jor cent, This reduc? tion will affect about 1&0.O0O workmen In tho various grades of tlio subsidiary com? panies. The remaining 10 per ornt. of employes aro mombera of the Amalgamated As sudation o? iron. Stool and Tin Workers, whoso wage schedule runs in July i, 1901, Tho Pin?lieo Commlttoo of tho Stool Corporation has. it is understood, under consideratlon tho dismissal of many high salaried employes, lu addition to those, already dlsuhnrgod, but no statement on this point wus forthcoming to-day. Jt was assorted that barring somo uii forsoeu technicalities, employes of tho corporation who participated in tho prof It sharing plan will In the romlng mouth re?oive a f> dividend on ilio preferred ?dock to which they subscribed at $S2.50. CHAPLAIN CHOSEN FOR THE SENATE CBv Associated lU'ess.) WASHINGTON. D. C December H The Republican senators, In caucus to? day, decided upon Itev. Edward Hu|o, of Boston, (or chapltiln of the Senato, beginning January 1st, Ho Is a Congre-' gatlonullst. and la now eighty-throe yimre V?W. Prince Edward, a. member of the Joint special committee which recommended the legislation, will .open the debate for' the advocates of the Jordan-Cardwell bill. It is prohable. that ho will bo rein- ; forced by Senator Julian Bryant, another' member of the special Joint committee, and by Senator George B. Keozell, a member of the St?te-fBoard of Fisheries. Others v?Hl probably.-cspeuk for ?ie.m?as. rue. Senator C. 'Harding Walkor, of Westmoreland, one' of'tho most ?formid? able debaters in either, houso, will prob? ably open the discussion In \opposition to ' the bill. Mr. Walker is1 admirably ? equipped'' for tho warkv-a^d is a most ef? fective ?speaker. rii&r}, "V , " 'Close' t?G?^????????t. I ? He will bo aided by Senator J. Boyd Sears, of Math-aws, who "will probably close the'argument for tho adoption of the committee report and tho defeat of the bill. .-Mr. Sears is one of tho attrae. Uve speakers of the Senato, being proba bly more an orator than any other mem? ber of the bod}?. He Is thoroughly and earnestly. Interested in the fate of the bill, and Is well equlppsd to make a strong argument against tho bill. ? Senator Watklns is also one of the most effective speakers and most con? vincing debaters In either body, and is a tonacious fighter. Mr. Bryant is well supplied with facts and statistics on tho question nt Issue, and having cruised with tho committee, Is In touch with tho work of that body. Tho debate Is going to bo the feature of the sessions of the Senate up to this tlm.3. Senators Mcllwalne, BnrksdaJe, Chapman and others will probably take part in the discussion. DEMOCRATS CAUCUS ON PARTY POLICY (By Associated Press.) Washington, d. c, December ii. The Democratic senators to-tlny were in caucus for two hours and adjourned un? til to-morrow. The subjects under discus-, slon were party discipline, tho force of caucus action, and general policy. Toward the close of tho meeting the Panama situation Was talked over, tho policy of tho party regarding the new republic ?and the treaty being the question on issue. It Is expected, tho Isthmian situ? ation will engago tho attention of tho caucus. Made Sales Agent. ? Mr. Beverly Harrison has been appoint. en sales agent for tho Kanawhn, Fuel t nmpany, with headquarter? hero. T-Io will represent tho VIrgllla and Tidewater section. IMPROVEMENT FOR HER WATERWAYS Congress Will Pass a Rivers and Harbors Bill at the Present Session. CSpociql to Tho Times-Dispatch.) WASHINGTON, D. C, Doc, ll.-Tho prospoots of Virginia, getting appropria? tions for improvements of her water? ways aro bettor than w.sro thought. Them will bo ? river and harbor bill passed by ^ Congress at the presoli t ses? sion. Thorn lias been some doubt of this hitherto, hut at a session of the com? mittee to-day, Chairman Burton an? nounced Hint a 1)111 would ho drawn ami that ouo would ho passed, Ho said fiutlionuoro I hut them would bo liberal appropriations nindn for tho Improvement of tho rivers and hut hors, and that If there wan any reduullon to ho dono, ho would fight to havo II. dono in the naval appropriation hill. tie. nrked the ni?'iiiher.s of tho committee to ll)c| him In peeing thai this warf done, and It Is not huprohalilo that thoy will re? spond without rega?? to party. A river und harbor bill is never looked mi us a party measure. (nei nil ???-?? Has No Significance, (Bv< Associa ted Press,) AVASltlNOTON, lieo. ?.?Tho Ututo Do part meni has received the fullowlug ca? blegram from United Btateii Minister Al? len, dated Seoul, forca, December l?th: .Japanese forces landed ut Mok-I'he yes? terday to protect Japanese subjects from Ooreun rioters, This has no ?JBiiiflcaiico us troublu Is purely locai??? Vogue. TO BLACK-LIST IMPOSTERS Way to Prevent the Indiscrimi? nate Giving of Alms by Good People. A great organised movement, tor char? ity that will result In bringing order out of chaos and changing an indiscrlmlna.te, and frequently unhelpful almsgiving Into ? careful and discriminating work of re? lief that will systematically do good, has just been hegun by representatives of the four chief denominations of Richmond, backed by the leading charity', organiza-, lions ot tho city. ,' ,? In the past a great and apparently In? surmountable obstacle has boon In tho shape ot the alms that were diverted from Its proper channels and that found Iti, way into tho hands of Impostere and in tlw necessary overlapping of the work of the denominations. One denomination dispensed its charity funds over a cer-. 'tain section; another camo along and went over tho same track Into which the frauds would soon find their way. There was no system; thoro Is none now, A NEW PLAN. A few.days ago Rev, George I-I. Wiley, head of the Methodist Institute, con? ceived the Idea of a mass mooting for the purposo ot remedying those evils. But this meeting has beon called off and Mr, Wiley has fallen In with a more wide? spread and promising movoment. On Fri? day evening? of last week thero met at i tho residence of the Rev. Robert Strange, D. D., rector of St. Paul's, five ministers, including Dr. Strange, Dr. W. R. ? L, Smith, Rev William Meada Clark, Rev. Mr. Wiley and Rev; Dr. Russell Cecil. Dr. Strange, who Is tho father of tho movement, explained tho object of the gnthorlng, and thon tho ministers coli ferrod. Yesterday all five visited the ? City Allsslon and conferred for two hours with a committee of tho indies. There will ha some further conferences and then some Interesting announcements, will probably bo made, Tho plan projected Is something like this: Tho denominations and the charity Continued on Socond Page?) WAR SECRETARY ACTS FOR WOOD Says Some One Has Been Giving Out False Representations lo the Press. (It/ Asioclatwl Press.) WASHINGTON, Doc, Il.-Becrotary Root Iihs uddressod a letter to Senator Proctor, acting chairman ot the Commit? tee on Military Affairs, which says: "I endoso a letter from Brigadier-Gen? eral Tasker II. Bliss, asking attention to the report of his recent testimony before your committee as a witness regarding pertain objections to Ihn confirmation of General Wood. It appears that tha press reports of Clouerai Bliss' testimony ara tho preciso contrary of what he In fact testified. "At the samo time I wish to call the altentlan of tho committee to the fact that some person seems to be perslstontly furnishing .to tho pros falso statements of toh testimony taken botolo you, tho perversion of toh evidence being In every case to tho perjudico of General Wood, It cunnoi bo doubted tint the newspapers publishing these reports believe them? to be trite, and that tho reports are pont to thorn by tho representatives of the pros? in good faith, under the samo belief. It is evident that some person Is undertaking tod convoy to Ilio press representatives Information of what goes on In the com? mlttoe, and Is taking advantage of the fact that t"h evidence Is not public to stato it falsely for the purposo of Injuring General' Wood in the public estimation," General Bliss in his letter contradicts tho report that ho strongly opjji?ad. the Havana Post, published during American occupation; L. H. Morlson, of New York, and Genoral John R. Brooke, retired. Mr. Fisher told the story ot Genoral. Wood's Intimacy with Bollalr?, ? and at- j tempted to show that General Wood knew; of Bellalrs*. bad record. Dr. Fisher said1; that In September, 1900, he accompanied ; General Wood on a trip to the Islo of; Pines, and thoro told him of an article; which he.had, ordered,printed in the.Ha-; vana Post, exposing Bollalrs. The witness'? eald that General "Wood io|dth'tm lie did?; . not, want .the ,stot;y?.j)rlnte.d,.? and?,; that. }r. had not boen used onvaccount of that re? quest. Dr. Fisher said he,took charge of; tho Havana paper at the request of Gen-.' eral Wood, and that hb also had acted as the correspondent. for .the Associate.! Press for a short poriod., , . Dr. Fisher testified that ho told Gen? eral. Wood . all: ho ihad learned of tho character ot.Bellalrs. and that ho had offered to, .GenreBl Wood, to pro-i duco? witnesses -who. could provo Bollalrs' indecent Immorality.?Ho said that General Wopd, told .him he dldnot care, to know any thing-about tho stories;, that all he asked >was that they not be,printed In Havana. Corroborative Testimony. Mr. LaFontlzo corroboratoti ? the tes? timony . given 'by Dr. Flshor. Ho said that before General ;Wood and Dr. Flshor started on their trip to the Isle of Pines, the latter Instructed .him (LaFontlze) to write nn article concerning Bellnirs. Mr, LaFontlzo said ho took the question under consideration, and decided that as the matter would bo highly sensational, and In case of libel suit it would bo necessary to summon witnesses from the United State? to provo tho charges, ho would not print the article. Ho said that when Dr. Fllshor returned ho was greatly agi? tated and asked: .? "Tou did not print that nrtlcle, I hope,"? When Dr, Flshor learnod that tho ar? ticle was not printed ho was greatly relieved, and said General Wood did not want It used. \ In addition to his corroborntlon of Dr. Fisher's testimony, Mr. La Fontlzo told or thn mannor In which ho had loarned cf Bollalres' character, nnd swore also that Genoral Wood know all about It?. Ilo said ho learnod from persons who went to Havana from Florida that 'Bol? lalres had sevrod five years In Florida' Continued on Second Page,) DEATH HERE OF A CIRCUIT JUDGE Hon. J. Fillmore Hubbard, of Willicimsburg, Passes Away. After an IIIums extending through a month, Judgo J. Fillmore Hubbnrd, jrf Williamsburg, died lust night In this city, where ho hod boon brought fqr special medical treatment. Judgo Vlubburd was ? nativa of James City county, and;was slxty-fivo years of ago. Ilo was a son of Dr, Mlles Hub hard. During tho war lie served In tho Thirty-second Virginia Regiment, and subsequently In tho (Fifth Virginia Cav? alry ? Payne's division, Army of Northern Virginia. After tl>j surrender ho en? gaged actively In tho practico of law until his hualth begun to fall about two years ago. He was elevated to tho bench a short while ngo, being appointed by the special Legislatura to the cir? cuit made up ot the counties of York, JaniOS City, Wurwlek, New Kent and Churlos City, ?nd the city "of Wllllams biu-g. About ten days ago Judge Hubbard was brought to Richmond for treatment by Dr. Hoge. Ho gradually sank, however, and died last night at ll;,'W o'clock at his boarding place, No. T'* Fast Grace. Ha la survived by his widow and five sons: C. ?., J. F.. Jr., r. ? . G>? D.. and H. Jt. Hubbard. Tho remains ?111 be taken this after? noon to Toano an,t w"1 be burled to? morrow morning at ? o'clock from th? Olive Branch C!"troa o? -U-u**?? k*i?'. ONLY SIX THOUSAND QUALIFIED The Vote of Richmond is Considerably Reduced. SALOON FORCES WERE VERY ACTIVE All Its Friends Were Induced to Pay Their Capita? tion Taxes. STRIKING SCENES IN TREASURER'S OFFICE] -_- _| It.Was Literally Jammed-Dur*j .. ing the Greater , Portion t o? ' Yesterday?Estimated That About a Thousand Ap- 'l? ? pe?red on the Last Day,? for Reception of Taxes. . By sunset of yesterday about one. thou?? sand citizens had passed before the desk of tho treasurer of FJohroond and the1 electorate of tho city, had been ewelleoT to perhaps 8,000 out of a. possible vote, o? 22,000, and an actual registered vote oC more than 0,000. ... To this startllngly small number mustt-? be added , ono ' or two thousand more??, veterans of tho Civil or; SpanIsb-Ainor?? can wars, who aro'by virtue of service' in de.fcnso of their county, ? exempt fremi ? the tax with which ,???? ordinary layman 'must'purchase his r|ght of suffrage, ..But even ?with this .addition the number? la remarkably, almost ridiculously, ? small for a community of the sise of Richmond. There has never beforo been known so ? small a poll, and the fact will, porhap?,^ be slgnlfjcant ? of ? things' tq. come. It! is already .commonly- rumored- arid' cam'-, monly bcllov?d that as ?'?tu' result, of the activity of the onovoitd tho inactivity of. th_e;;.oth?r, .In, connection -with Oiieiihap-.v pollings of yesterday, the lines laid In a ; recent elc?tion..betWeeij1.th,Cv.sialoon force?*? nnd tho anti-saloon' will irij??tuf? be, till, the more marked. ' Striking! Scene. ;? The last day In. the treasurer's office' -was in moro respects than one striking.' and Interesting. Previous and perslsteht. announcement through the press of the city had called the attention of the citi? zens generally to tho fact that unless they paid the poll tax before S o'clock ye?- ; torday-afternoon, they could not'cast a' ballot In the coming elections. Ovor-.8,0QO persons registered under the new Consti? tu? Ion. and all of these might have had a. vote for the mere dollar and a half, but a lassltudo seemed t? have stolen ? ovar,, them, for they came not,. Stili the crowd was something Immense at times. Nearly 5,000 persons had paid the tax previously to yesterday, and between early morning and dark, almost a thou? sand, moro appeared?certainly not more, possibly less. The force In the treasurer'?, onice was considerably augmented, and six clerks were kept intensely busy. I straight through. tho day. A little attor' ? o'clock, when the office and the.books, wero closed, Treasurer ? Phillipe said he, had not had time to got a drink of -water,,! much less a bito to eat. At times the offlcei was Jammed?not simply full of people,') but jammed. The peoplo seemed to com?' In a bunoh. They packed themsoivea In and then couldn't unpack. A person at th? desk had literally to fight his way bacie, to the door when ho wished to leave. T/h??' crowd was ' very unwloldly aud became boisterous now and then?talking, laugh-? ing, hooting. It was rather a curious sight?watching tho peoplo as thoy luid .down the small money that brought tho theoretically:; big right to oast tho ballot. By 3 P. M. | tho bulk of tho crowd had exhausted It?? self, and from then until about 0:S0 ?. straggling fosv kept up appearances. Tuon t?.u ottico closed. Tho clerk kopt on until .late at night, figuring things up, but stated Hint thoy could give no figures tu detail. Thoy guessed that the list of the day would show 1,000 or fewer names, and thnt tho total voto of tue city would amount to 0,000 or something under.. The total possible list of assessablo candidates returned by tho commissioner of the rov? cnuo iti over '.'2,000. ? Saloon; Anti-Saloon. Thoro Is one verS" significant and lm* portant fori turo of tho day's work. In a rocontly held oloctlon tho lines between tho whlskoy awl tho anti-whiskey 'forces wero vory closely drawn, The whlskoy forces have boon vory active with an in? terest born of considerations moro posi? tlvo than personal ones. Tho church ?peo? ple- It has been almost Impossible to got thoroughly aroused. Thoy woro Interest??", but rather passive, Since tho recent regis? tration tho whiskey mon have been un? ceasingly ?' work. They have marshaled all Ihn friends, und registration list In hand, havo persuaded them to pay the tux and havo their names enrolled. The church people, or somo of them, also on doavored to do some work, hut with not so good effect. At one of tho religious meetings on Sunday it was declared thnt saventy-ilvo per cent of those who paid poll Uixos yesterday wero whiskey people, who would favor an "open" Sunday, ? plea was there mad? to tho member? of tho church to register forthwith, and try to balanon thlngsjnoro evenly. The state? ment made Sunday Is to a certain extent true. It is generally believed that certain? ly u good majority of tnc city's voter* ?ira now not anil-saloon. Nominated by the President. I By AnSQui&tmi l'n?*.i WASHINGTON, D. C, December ?.* Tho president sent the following ?ondo*? tions to tho Senate- to-day: Collector of Revenue?John A- Thorn? ton. for the district o? Teche. La. I'ostmastere: Vlrg.'nU-S. V.. Tardy, ?H?8???pW-Iren?> 1"? Ellott, Oko|on*l ?John R. Matthews. Wesson. ?'?/?'??< Tennessee-William ?, Douglas, JeUIca,