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SCHURMAN'S, 721 EAST MAIN STREET, STORE CLOSED.
.?,_.__*__,_._,_ ,_ 920,000 WORTH OF HIGH-CLASS FURNFSH1NQ OOODS Passes Into Ihe Hands of Ballimore Manipulalors, Waller Seoll _ Co. Slriol Inetraetione Given lo Converl All Into Solid Cash at Once. PUBLIC SALE FRIDAY MORN., Ocf. 21st, 9:25 o'Clock. LOOK FOR IMMENSE BLUE BANNER IN FRONT OF BUILPING. 90 Dozen Fleeced Hibbed Undershirfs and Brawers. Sold for 50c cverywhore; Walter Scott & Co.'s prlce, High-Grade Linen Collars. ? Schnurman sold for 15c;. Waller Scott & Co.'s prlco, mm HABERDASHER'S D00BS TI6HTLY CLOSED. NOTICES POSTED. No person allowed to go in or out without special permit from Walter Scott & Co. Sales people seeking positions will be received from 9to 10 A. M. Wednesday and Thursday preced ing sale day. Baltimore experts working day and night making ready, doing their utmost to have theentire stock remarked and displayed on tables as advertised in time for first day of sale. Silk Ties, 400 Styles. Schnurman sold for 25c; to.move qulck Wal? ter Scott & Co.'s prlce, 11c. Pajamas, 30 Dozen. Flannolotte and Chevlots. Schnurman's prlco, $1.50; Walter Scott & Co.'s prlco, wSOtEr' SCOTT &. CO. BALTIMORE, MD., TAKE FULL FOSSESSIOIV Highest Grade in Richmond iNo need to eularge in print as to the gennineness of this Schnurman stock throughout, having done a suc? cessful business for years, always hanclling the best standard makes in every department. Dress Hats. Fedora and Golf Shapes. Schnurman sold for $3.00; Walter Scott & Co.'s prlce, Best Seamless Hose. dozen to sacrlflci Walter Scott & Co. 054c. Thlrty-seven dozen to sacrlflce. Schnurman sold for 15c; Walter Scott & Co.'s prlce, 45 Dozen Silk Ties. Four-ln-Hand, all shades; Schnurman sold for 60c; Walter Scott & Co.'s prlce, Freneh Madras Shirts. Latest styles and colors; Schnurman's prlce, $1.50; Walter Scott & Co.'s prlce, 00 Dozen Suspenders. Schnurman sold for 25o. Wc must mako qulck work. Walter Scott & Co.'s prlco, Wool Underwear. Camel halr colors; Schnurman's prlco, $1.25; Walter Scott & Co.'s. prlce, To Continue Mcrchant Tailoring this hurried change. Sacrificing the entire Gents' Furnishing Stock will in no wise ef? fect tho custom work department. Look for no fancy dress windows during this sale. Baltimore experts have arranged to make quick work and break all previous< records. OIMLY A^UE^TIOINL^E A FEW DAYS TO SELL -%TPTTMnTSrn CITIZENS TO BE TREATED WITH A RARE SALeTFsELECT MERCHANDISE. ,NEVER BEFORE WAS THERE SUCH A MAGNIFICENT ASSORTMENT OF UNDETwS^^ T0 THES'l^T&co Baltimore Mars -?____-____--?_? ? _-_-_.?_ ... ._?-_._-.__- ONLY ""^ I^FaTTtED, 12 EXPERIENCED SALESMEN IN HANDLING ITfCH-GRADE MEN'S GOODS. SEE WALTER SCOTT & CO, ALL STANDARD MAKES OF WHITE SHIRTS AND COLLARS TO BE SLAUGHTERED DURING THIS SALE. 11 OP TO-DAY Episcopal General Convention Still Discussing Divorce Canon. (By Assoclnted Press.) BOSTON. Octobor 19.?An uttempt was niaclR to-ilay liy tlio Commlttee on Canons of tlie Episcopal House of Deputies to ar ra___ a conipromise between that body and tlie House of Blshops. The blshops liad adopted an amendment forbidding tho remarrlage of divbrcod persons, while tlie deputies had declined to adopt so r'gid a provlslon, notwithstandlng the f*ct that a majority of ihem'took a stand similar to that of the House of Blshops. The Commlttee on Canons offered a reso? lutlon compelling dlvorced personsv seck ing remarrlage to walt one year after the ck-crec* of the oourt has been issued be foie the solemnlzatlon of the ceremony. By thls resolutlon, which rcferred to the innocent person ln a dlvorce for Inftdellty <>nly, lt was hoped to secure at least a wmporary a^reemnnt between the two forces. After some debate the dlvorce lesue was made a speclal order for to morrow. For Court of Review. The deptitl.\? devoted a large part of the da>' to the j?KSj(ier,ation of a requc-st from several ..d'o.f.eses "'for permisslon to u>e the reylited verslon of the- Blble ln churches. When the house was divlded the request was refused by a majority of Vroth c-K-rlcal and Jay delegates. Dr. C. E. Grammar. of Norfolk, Va., was aniong those who spoke for tlio revlsed verslon: The Hoo?e ot Deputie,". adopted the pro? posed canon as to courts of review. The house conourred -wlth the blshops ln rippolntlng a Jolnt committee to cbnslder the questlon of Instltutlng a system of rspffragan blshops. In the House of Rishnps Bishop Henry C. Potter, of New York, chalrman of Ihe Stand'ng Committee on Relatlons of Capi? tal and Labor, preserited a lengthy report, ?whlch touched upnn certaln eylls tho committee found. nnd dlscussod the Indus trlal situatlon nt great length. The re? port says ln part: "Whllo wo condemn the tyranny nnd turbulenee of Ihe labor unlon nnd call upon th'' law to preaerye the liberty of every citizen to employ whom he wlll nnd to work for whom he will. we deprecate tlio hasty temper which. ln cnndomnliiK ihe crrora nf.-. th* unlotu*. condemnB al the same tlmo fiie whole movement with whlch they connect. The offensca nf ihe unlon nre ns tflsllnct froni thn cnuso for ?whlch tho nrjtsinlzatlon of labor stands ns tho Innuisltlon 1* dlstlnct from tjhn gospel, Organization Necessary. "ln tho face of n prejudlco nnd an hns tlllty for whlch there nre serlous reasons, wc nre bonvlncod' that tho organlzation of labor ls essentlai to the well belng of tlie workinir people, Its purpose Is to malntaln suc-h n slandnrd of wages, hours nnd conditions 8? shall nfford every man nn opportunlty to grow tn mlnd and In heart, Wlthout organization ihe standard e.innoi be m,i.mn.'n"d In the mlclst of out present oommercjaj conditions; "The employinenj of chlldren ln facto rles and mllls depro^ses wnges, destrpyn homes and depreelates ihe human stock Whatever Inlerferos wlth the prnper nur titre nnd educatlon of a chihi contradlcli the best Interests r>r lliP natlon. We call ihen. on Chrlstlan employera and. on rhrlhtlan 'pnrentc |., andeavor after ""ucl hettermwu of the local nnd genoral law* a_ ithall m/iko the labor of chlldron Im possltole ln Ihln Chrlstlan country. "The blahopa endorscd colored work li *ho South anri recommend?d that jargei approprlatlona be mada for lt. Hlcliop C. K". N'-lHon, ol Georgla, spoki 'to-nlghl ?l ???? meeting of tha Bo lety fo t!-.e rncrcasa for Uie MliUstry, WEST VIRGINIA COAL MINERS QUIT WORK ._. ?r . (By AMO'd.ted Press) CHARl>K.STON. W. VA.. O-tobr-r 1ft - Jvllnei-K at a number of mincs ln lb<- Ki? jiawllO fleld liuve cjult work <>n (1)0 n lu;-.il pf opemloj. IO taki! flovvn notlri. |n_tructln? Ihase who hired. men at inliios ,?1 |r, rilsfxIiniii.iH- between union iin-J pon-uulon men. Noti.hiK having ben btarU from the telegram, wlucli the Kanawha Coal Assoclation" sent John Mltchell Monday, the association wlred hlm agaln to-day requestlng an answer "to relleve situation and avoid stralned r'elatlons." TWO CHILDREN LOSE LIVES IN BURNING HOME (By ABSoclated Press.) SHELBYVILLE, IL.L., October 19.?Tho Middleswork Chlldren's Home -was ? de s'troyed by fire to-day and although the flarries wero dlscovered whlle the chll? dren were asleep, all but two were res cued. i There wero thlrty-ono chlldren sleep Ing ln the upper rooms of the home, whlch was a three-story frame and brlck bullding. Ono of the oldor boys was aroused by tho smell of smoko and gave the alarm. RAILWAY FREIGHT SHEDS ARE DESTROYED (By Assoclated Press.) NASHVILLE, TENN., Oct. 19.? Fire to day destroyed tho new freight sheds of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louls Railway and their contents. entalllng a loss estlmated nt $200,000, wlth no lnsur ance. It ls not known how much freight was In the bullding. but lt was all de? stroyed. Nothlng ls known regardlng tlie orlgln of tho flames. Many Generous Donations. The meetlng of the "School of Domestlo Sclence" Club yesterday mornlng at No. 212 North Nlneteenth Street .howed good attendance, though lt was affected some what by members prcparing for tho Horse Show. Those present showed great interest In the work .whlch is being rapldly pushed. Several donations have already been made, notably those of Jones Brothers, who have glven a sulte of furnlture; P.ttlt and Company, who furnished a room entirely; Sydnor and Hundley, a bed; Mrs-. Rlchardson, an extenslon table; Dr. Virginius Harrlson. who gave a stove. There were a number of other nr tlcles given also. It ls the hope of the ladles Interested that other furnlture dealers wlll contrlbute toward tho fur nlshlng of the house. ; The club will meet ngaln next 'Wednes? day. and wlll contlnue meetlng every Wednesday untll the school ls well under way. Redford?Wilkins. Mr. .Nlck C. Redford. of thls clty, nnd Mi_a Lllllan Wllklns. of Oordonsvtlle, Va.. were unlieo ln marrlage last nlght at 9 o'clook, Rov. Dr. Russell Cocll olllclatlng. Tho brldo was formerly of Gotdonsvllle, but recently came to Rlchmond io llve; Sho ls a most attractive young lady. A Striklng Dlsplay. All tho merchants of Rlchmond to a greater or loss extent aro niakiiig some reference to tho horse show event. in thelr wlndow dccoratloiiK. Among thoso most sttlklngly attroetlvo nre O. II. Uc-rry .. Co.'s windows. T.he west wlndow deslgn Is pocullurly tmlquo and approprla.*. 1'liere'n tho hurdlc, tho horso and rldor maklng thelr "grentest" leap; the grooms, gontlomen rlders, Judgos, etc, ln tholr rcgitlatlon dress nnd livery, nll of wlilch |s crOWlipd off by n Ufo-size hoi'sV- head protrudlrig through a large papor?mucho horMcshoo, Thls ls one of the mnny striklng de? signs constanlly belng worked out by Borry'a decorat'or. $16.00?R 0 UN dT^Tr IP?$ 16.00 TO THE WORLD'S FAIR-ST. LOUIS. VIA NORFOLK AND WESTERN RY. Tlckets at above rate wlll bo sold every Tucsday and Thursday durlng tho month. ol Septcmbor and October, limlted to ton days floni date of sulo. Tlckets llmiitil to tlfleen daya, 121.50; slxty days, J.ii; season tlcket, $.1.20. Tht-BO tlckets wlll allow siupover at Purmncr lli.orts be? tween Ut-dfonl and 11111011,1(1 wlthln ilnal liuilt of thket. Two fast vcslllniled trains. with through Pullman tleupui., parlor and dinlng cars. l-'or descj'IptjYG matter o( the World's Falr und further lnformation, apply a't company'. offlco, 8.t> East Main Btroet. JNO. E. WAONElt, O. H. BOBI.EY, Clty Pass. Ageiil, Dlst, PaBg. Agr-ut. RICHMOND HORSE SHOW, OCT. 18-22. Reduced Rates Via R., F. &. P.-w. S. Rallway, Rato, one fare for round trlp, plus 56 rents, for admlsslon to Horse Show, Tlcket*- on ?aln at all stations Octo? ber 10th to 22.1, Incluslve; flnal llmlt Qcto* ber '_), "190-1; good gdln? only on date of sale and for ccntlnuoiis pastmgu ln each direot'on. Apply to tlcket agent. Rich? mond, Frederlcksburg nnd PotQinao Kail road, and Wa-hlngion H-nitlnrii Rallway W. 1'. TAYJ.OR, TraMc Muiiager, MR. DAVIS HAS HOPE Wiiirlwind Campaign Encls and Candidate Gives Good Accounts. (By Assoclated Press.) WAYND, XV. VA., October 19.?Henry G. Davls ended hls -whlrlwlnd campaign through West Vlrglnla at Wayno to-nlght. Just how he regards the expedltlon may be glcaned from hls reference to lt ln addresslng hls audlence here. He sald: "Wo are now concluding a trlp of thlr teen hundired -mlles, whlch has occupied ten days. We have crossed the State three hundred mlles, east and west three times, and once north and south, vlsltlng seventy-eight cltles and towns. At nlght, at the large places, we have had two separate meetlngs. The number of peo? plo In attendance at all 'the meetlngs Is ostlmated at one hundred thousand. We have gone through twenty-eight countles, being more than half of the countles of the State, oontalning about three-fourths of lts population. Among tho speakers ?were two Unlted States senators and threo cx-Unlted States senators, two of whom had been Governors of their States. Much Encouraged,' "We have boefi recelved eyerywhere with the most respectful attention, and ln most places wlth much enthusiasm. Whereyer we had opportunlty to confer wlth loc.-ij, party lenders we havr; heard of a number of Republlcans who have annouireed thelr Intontion to vote the Democratlc tlcket. There Is no dlssatls factlon anywhere so far as wo havo learned among tho Democrats, nnd all thoso who supported McKlnley aro now in llno agaln. We helleve there wlll bo le*<8 fraud nt the ballot box than horeto? fore, as tho people seemed determlncd to hnve a fulr eiection. General belle.f among the pnrty lender.i Is that the State wlll go Democratlc." Tho candldato wlll go to Kenoya to nlght, whero hls cnr wlll be transfcrrocl to tho Baltlmore and Ohlo Rallroad. To morrow he wlll go to Parkorsburg, where he wlll confer wlth State. leaders and at? tend tho Bryan meeting Frlday nlght. lt Is now h!a intontion to accompany Mr, Bryan to Cliarlbston for the meeting there Saturday nlght, after whlch he wlll re? turn to hls home at Elklns. PARKER IS GUEST OF V. J. DOWLING (By AKBOclatod Press.) NEW YORK, Octobor 19.-Judgo Parker was tlio guest of honor to-nlght nt a dlnner glven by Stato Senator VJc tor J, Duwllng, nt the Democratlc Club. Tho other gueslH -were John B. Me? Donald, Jolm Fox, Charles I<\ Murphy, Con! Meyer nnd Wllllam S. Rodlo, Although tho prcsonco or tho preBlden tlnl candldate hnd not been annouiiped, nearly tho ontlro inomtiershlp of tlio club nnd many otliera calle.il durlng tho oveulng. Senator Dowllng presentcd the vlsltors to tho judgo who spent tho ove? ulng at the club house. Whllo Judgo Parker wns cngaged all dny In rncclving polltlcal frlends nt hla apartments tho numbor of oallors was smaller than usual. Conne.ctlcut polltlcs received much attentlon at Judgo Parker's hendquar tors. Nearly hnlf of tho vlsltors woro from that Stato. Tho candldato conslrter r-d tho nrpsp'OOt. of tho Di-mocratlc party ln Coiinecticut nnd went over tho va? rlous reports ho hns received concomlng Uie canvass ln that State. Numerous qucstlona relatlng to tlie national riim palgn wero dJgcU-BOd wlth -ludgn Parker by Wllllam P. Sheelnui, Colonel Danlel S. Lamont and Thomas F. Ryan. Cthor vlsltors to-day woro. Qonoral Nelson A. Mlles, Represontiitlvo D. J. P.owers, of MlMlsslppI, nnd A. Zlndgraff, of Dallas, fox, BIG REPUBLICANS. (Bv As.K-latcd Press.) NEW YOl'tK. Octobor 19.?Senator CliarU'S W- Kah'banks. of Indiana, and Lii-utontuit-.ovoiiior .'rank- W, lllg.iiiH, Republican candldate for Governor of New York, addressed a Republican mass meeting hero in Madlson Square Garrien to-nlght. Former Secretary of War Ellhu Root preslded, and made an ad? dress In reply to the recent Phlllpplno speech of Judge Parker. Mr. Root sald the Judge had been decelved as to tho faots about the Phlllpplnes. In concluding, Mr. Root. sald that there would not be found iu the Phlllppine government any reason why the people should" take the admlnlstration of the affalrs of the Unlted States out of the hands of Theodore Rooaevelt. The applause that followed the men tlon of the name of Theodore Roosevelt lasted for seventeen mlnutes. Senator Fairbanks spoke In favor of protectlon and the gold standard, A Republican mass meeting wan held ln Brooklyn to-nlght, whlch wns ad? dressed by Senator Fairbanks and Sec? retary of the reasury Shaw. GEN. G. D. RUGGLES. HAS PASSED AWAY (By Assoclated Press.) WASHINGTON, October 19.-General George D. Ruggles, retlred, for several years manager of the Soldler' Homo ln thls city, dled here to-nlght. General Ruggles was retlred September 11, 1897. Ho was born at Nowburgh, N. Y., In 1833, and eritorod Weso Polnt ln 1851, where he graduated ln 1855. He was at onco commlssloned a second-lleutenant, and becamo adpjutant of hls regiment In 1857. General Ruggles commenced hla servlco ln tho Clvll War nB adjutant general of a brigade, and was promot-d finally to tlie ranlt of brlgadlor-general. He kept up his oiflclal connectlon wlth tho army after the war, and waa Gov? ernor of tho Soldlers' Home at Washing? ton from 1H)S to 1904.. . LITTLE GLADYS WILL ENJOY HOME LIFE (Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.) NEW YORK, October 19.-!.lttle Gladys Tremalno, tho North Carolina glrl who ran away from her mother. Mrs. Mlldred Mona Tremalno, baoauso sho was tlred of llvlng ln hotels, ls to' onjoy tho homo llfe whlch her heart craves. Sho hns be como the proteg-o of one of New York's rlchcst and bost known phllanthroplats, who inslsts that his Identlty shall not be dlsclosed, Entlrely at tho expens. of hor mys terlous bonofaotor.i the pretty thlrtoen ycur-old glrl Ia to bo sent to ono of tho best schools ln tho country for elght years, nnd her futuro ls to ho amply pro vldea for. To carry out thls bonevolent plan, Moscs II. Gro.-inan, coimsol for Mrs., Tremalno, nnd Mrs. RobuIIo .Loew-Whit? ney wero appolnted logal gaardlan. of tho glrl. Although tho motlier-'linu vlr luully rollnqulshed nll rlghts to hor daughter, lt ls stlpulated that tho gU'l shall bco her frlends and rolatlvoH when evor sho wlshea. v' HAY AT HARRISONBURG. He and Messrs. Bowman and Liggett Address the Voters. (Speclal to Tho Tlmos-DlspiUcli.) HARRISONUURG, VA~, Octobor 10. Coiigrcssninii James Hay, of tho Seventh Dlstrict, was tho spcakcr of tho day nt a grand rally of Domocrats nt Goode's Storo. Mr. Hay. spoke. on tlio llvo Issuea of tho campaign und exprossed hlmsolf hb confldout or tho result of tho oloctlon, November 8th. He assnlled th? prosent iidmliilstiatlon for lts epctruvnganco. (1. Sholdon Bowman, of Ronnoke, n son of Colonel A. M. Bowman, a fomier resideiit of thls county, and Wlnfleld Liggett, of llarrisonhurg, (ilso oddressed iho' crowd, A barbo-ue wns' held dur? lng tho day. Stereotypers Organize. Tho stoi-eotypera' and olectrotyporB of rilchmoiHl, I'etersburg.and Roanoko woro orgnnl.ed last nlght wlth t"o followlng olfloers; Tlieo. DMiinnvunt, ? prcs deni, Wllllnm l.ecklor, vlce-prosldcnt; '1. E Marshall. gocrotury and troasurer; I- I'J Contl, siigcant-i t-nrms. Tho-union lu to Ijo known as Rlchmond Loca No. tli. JuilHdlctloii, Stato of Vlrglnln Every Mleicotyper lu thls clty was .niollod, auil ull ullgltlo oloctrutyjieis c_cept ono. H1EFAIRA FINESUCCESS S. Tournament Run With Ninc Knights in the List. (Speclal to The TlmeB-Dlip-tch.) RADFORD, VA., Oct. 19.?The second lay of the great Dlstrlct Falr was rhark 5d by perfect weather and susrtalned sn thuslaam. About 4,000 people ' were on Ihe grounds and an Interestlng pro? gramme waa carried out. Nlne knlghts reprosenting Pulaskl, Montgomery, GUea ind Smyth countles rode ln the tourna? ment, whlch ."_- -plrlted and close and resulted ln victory for Dr. T. Jefforson Hughes, of Saltvllle, Knlght of the Lone Oak, with George R. Kelly, of Salt? vllle, Knlght of the Blaok Hawk, seo end, and T. J. Noell, Knlght of Rad ford, third.' In tho contest for green hunters, the prlze was won by Snap, owned by Dr. J. G.' Furncyhough, of Blacksburg, Va., wlth Robert Furneyhough up, while the second prize went to Dorothy," owned by Miss Plckett Hoth, wlth S. Heth, Jr., up, and third to Bohem'an Gray, owned and ridden by Stockton Heth, Jr. Bohemtan Gray was winner In tho con? test for Ilghtwelght hunters. wlth Snap second, and Dorothy third. OSTRICH RACE. Tho races were lntel-spersed by th_ os? trich race, ln whlch Black Dlamond trott cd agalnBt Hummlng Blrd, and by per formunoos of Professor 'Spar-hoso'sj tralned horses and dogs. Tho malden race was won by Blltzen Glorlana, owned by Beaty, of Richmond, but was contestcd on account of nge and flrst money went to Lady May, ovKned by Jamlson and Company, of Roanoke, wlth second money to Lady Ch'swoll, owned by A. M. Stone, of Wythbvllle, purse '1100. In tho 2:20 mlxed trot and raco, Jack Horner, owned by T. J. Eanes, was flrst, wlth Electrlc Hera, owned by Wllllam Bradword, of Roanoke, second, and Bna sett, owned by Wi'.lllam Boswell, of South Boston, third. Tlme, 2:28. Purse. |150. The second runnlng raco, four half mllo heats, for purse of *100, waa won by Mcadow Mald, owned by E. D. Jor? dnn, of Oublin. Tlme, :613-4. Second money to Albert C, owned by Marlon Cocll, of Dublln, and third to Don WCg glns, owned by R. E. Brown, of Wythe vlllo. TOURNAMENT BALL. At tho tournamont ball to-nlght Miss Anna Wllson was crowned queon, and tho coronatlon speoch was made by Col? onel George W. Mlles. Flrst Prlzes for heavy draft horsos wero won by T. W. Jordon, of Drapor, with a Hocond prlzo by H. E. Morgan, of Now R'.vor, and one by S. G. Buford, of Dublln, FAIR AT MATHEWS. Annual Exhibitton Opens Aus piciously?The Races. (Bpnolal to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.) MATHEWS C, 11., VA., October lU.-Ths third annual fuir o? tha Goutlislde Agrlcul luml ABtoelotlon opened to-day under . flne aumilces. Tho attendance wan larga. Raclns liriRan promptly at 1 o'clock. rJlaslt 1-mtlo heat, for two.year-old?, waa won by Uryan Wllkes, .lr., wlth Vlrglnla Roy a cloao, aocond, Mabel third. rlmo, " CIbbb 3 for green lioreeg, was won by fiallor llfiy, Yellow Jim second. Tlmo, 1:18 1-2. Mllo lical; Drlver 13. M. Hlako, wlt hSallor Boy, canni near having a serlous aocldontli} ln tho flm boat, Sallor Boy gcttlng tanglart ln the liopplea and falllng, (leniollHhlne tha sulky. Iloih lioi'M aml drlver oscaped un "o'laBi 3 for horHfs wlth no record bettur than 2:30, was won ea?y ln 'h?.0. ?'rB'*?aht hents by Major Bel omnn, nt Lollln.ii, u., \m\m Bliamroek. l.onn Bcdworth and Motio ,"*Tho''ju<K^vereB'hl'Parllal ln thelr declslon., and every one acenm well plrnierl. ? - Army Officer Here. Lieutenant finmuel S. Talbott, Twenty* elKlith l"i Ited States Infantry. s " tho cfvona vlslt to relatlves. Lieutenant. TafboU haa _oen mtK.lt actlve, servlee durlng the tlmo ho hns heen inthe army IU, wa? atatloned wlth, the <*^I?_m-_-! ln Maruuliia Va ey, In thu Phlllpplnes. Ha wmh Mlnlnnao buildlng a roaiT Into ho lit('i-l"ir of tho iKlandi ln act vo so' c'liiipiilg.., nnd later lms been statloncd ln San Fraiiolsfo slnco Jiiituary. Llr e.iu.'t Talbott Is a Richmond .man, h. ' i ? v-'l lerq untll he wns com-mls iffi-ilofllop ln tho air.iy. He grad ual" U (rom tho l>ubllo schools of tbto clty, and ln 1807 from Vlrglnia Mllitary Instltuto. He has many relatlves In Rlch? mond. BRYAN STILL DRAWING GREAT CROWDS IN WEST % - ji . (By Assoclated Press.) EVANSVILLE, IND., Oct. 13.?The au? dlence assembled ln Evans Hall to-nlght for the meetlng whlch cloecd the ltlnerary of the seventh day of Wtn. J. Brj'an's tour ln Indiana,, wa_ one of the largest Democratlo gatherlngs ever held ln thls clty. Mr. Bryan'e remarks followed cloBely the llnes of his recent.speech In Indlon apolls. The Issues were dlscussed gene rally wlth speclal emphasls upon thjo Phll? lpplne problem, ,,. Mr. Bryan was greeted wlth large crowds all day, At Vlncennes the attendance was as laige as in the campalgns of 1S9U and 1900. METHODIST MISSIONS. Young Lady Offers Herself as Missionary to China. (6p?clal to The Tlme?-Dlap_tch.) BAJs'VILLE, VA., Oct. 19.-The Wo? man's Forelgn Missionary Sooloty, of the Mrglnla JMJ.tlxodi.-t lEpl.copai Cnnflor-i enco, was formally opened at Mount Vcr non Mettfiodist Episcopal Church thls mornlng. The 6*ato Presldent, Mrs. XV. C. Ivey, of Lynchburg, presidod. Tho secretary read a letter from Mlsa Mary "Whlte. of Norfolk. offerlng her? self as a missionary to be supported by the eonference. The offer waa accepted; the soclety to meet the expenses of the young lady for two years at a tralnlng school. Miss Helen Rlchardson, returned mis? sionary flrom Chlna, made an address. Rov. Grayham H. Lambeth, the pastor of tho church, preached tho annual mis? sionary serrnon. LYN-CHBURG, VA.?Fostmaster J. M. McLaughlln, of Lynchburg. is 111 at hls homo ln tho clty, and lt Is feared that ho is threatened wltb typhoid_ fever._ SYDNOR & HUNDMBY. "Exclusive FurniturcM There ls tone nnd refinemont ln the very words. We Handle Exclusively three llnes of Chamber Suits, two llnes Dinlng Room Furnl? ture, "two llnos Bookcases and Doska, one llno (Macey) Sec tlonal Bookcasos, one Une Of? flce Desks, two makes, "RoyaP and "F. F. V.'' Felt Mattresses, one llne lron and Brass BedB. TWO LINEB PARLOR SUITS i ? AND ODD PIKCES, Bosldes we buy tho plck, and control many patterns of all the best makes shown. IS IT STRANGE, then, wo are headquarters for 'Bridal Suit-.?' as well as many other thlngs? CARPETS, RUGS, DRUGGETS, LACK CURTAINS, ETC, and you flnd hore deslgn3 nnd patterns to be had Jn no othor store ln thls'clty, ? SYDNOR & HUNDl.EY Ilrond Street. GOOD ROADS MOVEMENT Officers Elected and a Defi nite Purpose Out line.. (Speclal to The Tlmen-Dtspatch.) NORFOLK, VA., Octol>er 19.? Tho good roads move took deflnlte chnrocter to-nlght at"an enlhulsastlc me/tlng held In the Board of Trade, whlch electod C. IV. Prlddy, former Stato Board Trado presldent. as presldent; W. H. Lunisden, secretary of tho Vlrglnia East Coast Autornobile Assoclation, secretary' and treasurer. Commlttccs were appolnted to draft necessary by-laws, and commlttee was named to draw up a blll for presenta tlon to the Leglslature. The earnest as slstonce of the union labor leaders has been secured, nnd an actlvo campaign wlll bo at once Inaligurated to make tho organizatlon State-wlde ln lts scope. FIRE AT CAFE HENRY. The Capo Henry House wns destroyed to-nlght by a fire whlch orlglnatcd abo.it 7:30 ln the bar. Tho liulldlng, whlch hnd been unoc.cuplcd for about two weeks, waa a two-story frame affalr, furnished and contalned nbout twenty rooms. lt was Insured. A flfteen mllo wind was blowlng, and at ono tlme the mnmmoth pavllllon at tho cape was ln danger. Tho fire also threatened the govern? ment slgnal station and wlrcless jilanU MR. ELLYSON ACCEPTS. The followlng letter has been received by tho dlrectors of the Jamestown Ex? posltlon Company from Hon. J. Taylor Ellyson, of Rlchmond, nceeptlng appolnt ment ns governor of tho Exposltlon: Rlchmond, Va., October IS. 1901. C. Brooks Johnston, Esq., Chairman, Norfolk, Va.: My Dear Slr,?I beg leavo to ncknowl dege notiflcatlon mado through the com? mlttee, of whlch you are chairman, of my election as a menibor of the Hoard of Governors of tho Jamestown Expo?l tlon Company. I havo, In, vlew of other Importunt ongagoments., hesltated abo.it accoptlng thls addltlonal responslbilltv, but ln conslderation of tho beneflJ.nl results of tho successful completlon of your great imdertnklng to our boloved Commoriwenlth, I havo felt lt was my duty to unlto wlth niy a-soclates on tlie board ln renderlng such servleo ns I mny be ablo to do In connection wlth a work which promlses ho much good to our State. The eyes of tho natlon aio upon us, and Virglnlnns wlll, I am sitro, do thelr full part ln maklng tho coleUtar tlon of tho tercontenary of tlio seuu ment of Jnmestown worthy of tlio great ovept lt commemorates* Very slnceroly yours, (Slgned) J. TAYLOR ELLVSO.N. ???i-~ Personals and'.Briefs. Mlsa Mabel E. Askow, of North Twenty nlnth Street, left Tuesday for Rnlnl.h, N! C.. to attend tho State Falr nna vlslt several other places In tho okl NM^. IT'E^^V^an) btdldren, TMrra j3' Coles Terry, of Bent Mountain, V_ ,r- vl.ltor to tht.Horse Show ls the guest of hls aunt, Mrs, T. w. BnKci. r*o, Dll) West Grace Street. : ,,,i,i,.?? r,t Mrs. J. W, Carter and hor ehlldren.iof Martliisville, Vn., aro at Mr. Eggleston s, No 400 West G'rnco Sireet. , , Rev. Dr. J. V. Smltli leaves thls morii Ing for the Presbytei-lan Synod l)i Mar }^f, s'VScott; of Hot Springs, U vls, UIM? J.' MOWRobson, of Portsmouth, was vlsltl'ng ln Rlchmond yesterday..^ Mr und Mrs. Cliarlcs J.,El?H?Pf-h?ve re. turned from a two weeks' trlp to ihe 81. Louls 'Exposltlon. , Mr. Lt-roy M. and W. Duiienn Loe liuvo returned to tho clty from tho St.. Loula B_f?Sc!uton'Lee, Jr.. of tlio oiiglneeilng dopiirtrnent of tho Unlted S ates nnyy, Balh, Malno, ls o|i a vlslt to hls paronts, Among thoso in the oltv attendlng tho meetlng of tho Moclleul Socloty nrvir* glnla 1* Dr. 1/ouls F. .lllsh. ol Southoiu Plnes N Oi, |i spedallHt ln pulnioinu-y dlseu.es.' Ho ls a menibor ol' iho Vlr? glnia Soclety and u fonucr pructlliuner ut DanvJlle; a member nf the North Onmllna Soclety finel ot tho Trl-State Me(|lu:il Soclpty. Dr. Hlgh wlll road a jKiper on ?piilnionary Ulboixulosls before Ui? Vlr? b'lnla Soclety,