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All Unslgned Communiations wlll bo rejected Rejicted Communtcations will not bo returncd unlcss nccompnnied by stnmps. TRURSDAY, NOVEJMBKR 10,1PM-., The South's Interest in Roose? velt. Tho peoplo of the South have not ap proved Presldent Roosevelt's course, nnd thoy ,took occaslon to express thelr sen ,tlments ln the elcction of Tuesday. AVhilo Mr. Roosevelt carrlcd tho North and West by storm, ho failed to carry a slnglo Stato in thc South. The South Is solid agalnst hlm. and the States of the South nelther expoct nor ask favors from the Republl? can adnUnlatr&tion. But they do ask for "a squaro deal." No mattor what was thelr atUtudo ln the '00's. no mattor what ls U)elr present atUtudo toward Presl? dent Roosevelt and tho Republlcan party. they are aovereign States of this Unlon and are entitiea to the same rlghts and immunltlos and considcratlon to which other Statos of the Unlon are entitled. When they camo back mto tho Unlon afler the war was ended, they returncd ln good falth, and they should havo beon racelved ln a spirlt of klndness and brotherly love. Whether or not they were received in that spirlt, let the record speak for Itself. The terrora and horrora of reconstructlon folrly stated by a truth ful historian would form tho blaclcest pages of Amerlcan hlstory. Tho South was treated wlth vlndlctlvencss and cruel ty and all reconstruction lepisIaUon was conoilved. enncted and enforced as meas ures punltlve and rovengeful. The negro was explolted In pollUcs not for his own sake, but as a means of dlstresslng, har rassing and humlllatlng the Southern peo? plo. The North has shown ibeyond a pcr advertture that It has no love for tho negro. nnd no uso for blm except as a men'ial. It does not want hlm ln Its bo cial Hfc, m its polltical lifo or ln its buslriess llfe. Its professed rrlendsliip for lilm was hypocrlUcal. It used hlm as a means to an end. It used hiin^ aa though nn instrument of torture wlth which to pumsh tho South. ? . There aro many things about Presldent Roosevelt which wo do not admire, but we have always conoeded that ho ls a man of honesty and courage, not to say a man of chivairy and uiagnanimlty. It is greatly to be hoyed. therefore, that in hts.dealings wlth Uio South during hls next adrntnlstratlon he will be govern ed by none of that spirlt which mov.d the leaders or reconstruction, and which manifested itself^n- acta of hostUlty and splte, but that' h?- wilT'be governed by bls nense of lusUco an<j falrnesB, and; as we have alrcady sald, that he wlll give the South "a squaro deal." The race question ls peculiarly the bur den of the South. Tho great mass of ne groes are hero, and llkely to remain bore. We havo .to deal wlth the negro aa a raco and not rneroly aa an lndlvtdual, as Ib targely tho caao a>t the North. We have to deal wlth negroes t-n maiwe, whllo tho North dcals wlth a few In'dlvidunls or at worst with a few negro colonles here and there. The raco question In tho South haB not been settled. Wo have for the most part removed objectlonablo negroes from our pblltlcs, and ln ao do? ing wo have greatly simpllllcd tho slt uatton, but the problom ln many of Hb pliases remalns. Pre.sMont Itoosey-lt has it wlthln his power to mako serlous trou ble for both racos In thc Southern States, It is also wltldn hls power to ald tho Southern whltcs and tho Southern blackf) in establluhlng an amicatile relatlonshlp, The negro ls at heurt a nationalist. llu haa very little rexpect for loca] govcrn menL Bad ncgroeu nre always at war wllh thc local nuthorltles, and II Ih :lI moHt of dally occurronce that they dofy tli<! law and rcsist and flght tha ofli cers of the law. They were taught ln thc early days of thelr frocdoin to re v -gald tho Fc-dcral govncnineilt a? thelr speclal friend and pion-mor, aiid to re gard tliomst'lves hb "warda of thc na? tlon." They havo alwnya ?ti'iillatcd witb tl?<j Rcpubliiun party and still look ujrfai that party as thelr friend, protector nnd clmmiiion. it Is provcrbla) ibat tla-y huve bct-n most offensive iijjtrmslvo and l)ii&ilili'f-inaHli,g wlifn tha Itcpubllcan party lius beon in power, mul l>.-a?t ?o whi-ii tho Democratlo party ims p'p'en in power. riie negroti imvo been tuught to beliovo iliat I'rcsliic-iit Itofistvcli i pei^ally ls thelr friend; ltui| ho '? willlng to blot out thc cojor iii.'i nnd to trout lliem as tho polltical and sm-.lal oqunl <>( the whlte man. Pn-sldt-ut lioonevelt liat no contx;ptloii, wo ff-c-1 siu., nt u.i- n gro'p uacr iiiiscoiicc-ptio)i ui iiUj attttydc towards that race, nor doos ^iu incin k coinprchfcnd the cvll and mlschlevoiiK ln fluonce of hls dc lai ,.!!?".,? on thls huIi icrt and of hU attltudt. towaill a ccr taln olasw of Qegroos, He docs nu\ reu|i;;i that ln the negro race at thc South ttui, are no line? of demarcatlon sucii as dis Unguivh claM Uvm cia?? amoiifc thu whtd raee. Wlth T.ire exeepllonn there are no gradea of soelety, no soci.-il dlstlnctlons, no soclnl sets and circles such as flrt to be found everywhere nmong the whltes. AVIfh tl.em n negro Is n negro nnd they nndoiMnnd thnt the Frosldont's reeognitlnn of ono negro ls n recognltlon of the entlre raeo wlthout regard to per sonnl dlsllnrtions. We e,sk tho President to recognlze nnd eonsldcr these fncts. Wo nsk hlm to tnkn the Soulhorn polnt of vlew. We nsk hlm to ptit -naldo faiicles anrf Ideals nnd regnrrt the sltuatlon ns it ls. Wo nsk hlm to have respoct for the lnstlncts of the Southern whltes nnd for thelr tllne honored tradltlons. l^nylng nslde, lf ho wlll. tho questlon of Instlnct, tho South? ern whltes hnvo been reared in a pe cultar envlronmcnl. Tholr tnstes are In bred, nnd thelr hnbits of llfo nro eo strang that they cannot break awny from them. It la lmposslblo for a peoplo rear? ed ns wo havo bocn reared, to rccog nlze tho negro ns an equal; and cven if wo were so dlsposed, for our own ra cial proteotlon, wo would not daro ob litorato tho color llne or compromlae ono jot or one Utlo. We do not ask the Prca Idcnt to uphold us, In any n.buae of tbe negro. We do not ask hlm to cpunte nnnce lynchlng. We slmpJy nak lilin to tnke our polnt of vlew nnd nld us In nll honest endeavor to inako the sltuu tlon tolerable, nnd to, promotb peaco bo? tween the raccs. Especlally do wo nsk hlm not to tnake mlschiet for both by pushlng tho negro Into polUtos nnd put tlng ralso notlons Into 1:1s head. Wo bellevo that President Roosevelt earnestly doslres to bo the heud of a homogeneous and unlted nallon. We be? llevo thnt s> far as In hlm llcs, ho wlll strlvo justly to Interpret tho alms nnd needs of the whole country, and will not voluntarily lend hlmself as an Instru ment for cnrrylng Into effect the proju dlccs of one sec.tlon ogainBt another. For thls reason, because we bellove he de slrcs^rather to be a patrlot than n. partl san?we have In aJl temperatencss called hls attentlon to the condltions here ln the South, whlch condltions can be better amelioratod by a wlse and sympathetlo President than by any other lnternal means. President Roosevelt.vln the mldst of tho voclferous rejoicing of hls party, may well ponder these thlngs and m-> fleot upon tho obligatlons and opportu nltios which the glft. the voters of the United States of Amerlca hns iold upon him for the benefit all the Amerlcan peo? ple. It Might Have Been. ' On the day after tho demonstratlon ln behalf of Mr. Clevdland in the Natlonal Democratic Conventlon, The Tlmes-DU patch said: "Tho Democratio Conventlon, now ln sesslon ln St. Louls. has an Invltlng op portunity to ro-establlsh Its prlnclDles, reunite its forces,)'regaln the confldoiico t>f tho public, and olect its nontinee for the prestdeney. These desirable rosults' can be uecomplished by promulg&tlng an old-time Democratlc platform, dcnounclng Rooseveltlsin In plaln Jeffersonian slm pliclty, and declnrlng wlthout tqulvocn tlon for sound money, tariff for revomio and an honest and economlcal admlnlsLra tlon of government In the Intcreat of tho people. There ls Just one thlns/morc to do, and that ls to nomlnate Grover Clevc land. "That would drive some mon out of the rvirty, but It would rally tho maases vround the old standard and Uio old suc ;essful standard-bearer, and it hns be?n icmonstrated over and over ngaln that lh0 Democratlc party Is strongest ln ils ir.tcgrlty when standlng for Its prin -Iples. and ofte'ing no sop of compromise ;o aliens. In tliis crlsls tbe path of duty s the path of safety? the path that will lead to succesa." "We were rominded of thls oplnlon the other day when Mr. Cleveland spoke to tho masses and aroused them to tho lilghest pltch of enthuslasm. We wero again reminded of lt yetiter dny In reading an editorial artlcle ln tho Woshington Post, a aewspaper that has never been numbered among Mr. Cleve land's admirers and suppor'ers. After revlewlng some of Mr. Cleveland's per ponal and polltlcal idlosyncrasies, the Post saldi "And yet, wlth all hls cranklr.ess and contrnrlness, hls ponderousness, hls un expeetcdness, hls every other klnd of 'ne*s' ?cept gracefulness and submls siveness, there are not a faw good Demo? crats?aye, and Republicans, too?who belloro tliat lf bo had led thls autumn'a chargo [rtstood of Judge Parker, tho re? sult might havo hfien dlfforent. Tho way Grover Clevoland looms up whenever thero ls a crlsls ls handsome trlbuto to pure forco oi cliaracter." Wo have no dealro to be numbered among tho ptold-you-ao's, but lt ls gafo to say Uiat the dofeat of Democracy would liardly havo been greater luid Clovelahd been nomtnaUd, nnd evc-n in defeat lt would havo been In botter oondltlon to pull itcolf together fortnnother atrugglc. Cleveland's personalfty would havo been a match for tho perBOtiallty of Roosevolt, and on that scoro, at k-ost, . <wo Bho.uid havo been at no dlsodvantago, Cleve? land's "foreo of charactor" had been as istrong a plank In our platform aa Rooxo [ velt'a forco of cliaracter. If .Mr. Roone j velt ls an lnaiie wlthln lllmsolf and the emlxKliment of a party platform, it Ih no leaa iruo that Mr. Clevolond Ik such an Ihhuo and such an embodlmont, and we ahould havo loat nothlng on that suorc by coinparlson and Juxtapoaitlon. And lf defont imd come to uh in fjiito nt tho l<a,l of auch a captaln of polltlca, Cltve irtiid'.t "forco of cliaracter" would stlll have been a bopp ubout whlch Dem ocraoy could iiav? cryatallaed as a, nuclcuB. liut we are pot dlapoaod to hold a poat mortem. Another Prophut in Israel. And now eoini'H the r.uiiny AndrewH and makea bold |0 hazHid tho llltcreatlng rnd puxply perfonal oplnlon "that ''y IIto yi-ar Sttip, and prahuJjly lona bofore, tho niin-ii i nth contiiry, ll'4Jinendous ut Hm record "f atrlii?ven?c/it m. i advanceiiH-r,) has beenj vvlll l<o inon) rllsilngulKhed and applauclod .:. littyliiii i-m-u >>.? v. ,<i,i foj il(? iii:-i ? ij?..- u pi rptanon ti .:?..-. d ... niq ineana "t ai ttllua Interuatloi : i|iM)ttUs?i Thaj |? to i-1 our urisattai i ri w m in klnd-r't i-ii'i for whii-.'i ponterlly v.iii rcri* di r prali ? " ? Ti.m ylalonary. and lyjtHuW} npuinl* iic forfcam n i..-,.m-,i u;,,,,; m, parpoirle'a 'jldt-u thut iho ?u.(nv s^lili. Uiat uviuojl ida.tcd the Kiomnn furnacen nnd thelr smallor compctltors Into tho IJnltod Stnles Ptppi Company undcf ono corporate henu , wlll uHtnin.tely consolldato ull Europn Inlo ' one grcnt. bucnllc Butopla, whoso snle deslvo wfll bo to rlavb pc-nco nt any prlco. I Very nieo it wlll bc If It e>ver happons, 'but tho raco lhstlnol Is probably strongcr tbnn Mr, Ciirnogle's foreslght, nnd evoll whllo ho prophesles tho G*ermnn nnd Itallaft clttzons of Austfla aro havlng murderous rlota In thc streots, tho Ger man nnd Pollsh clllzono of Gormany aro continually at tho aword's polnt, the Aus trlan nnd ItungftHnh rltir.ens of Austrla havo not b-ocu nblo lo llnd a salWaclory bnsls for nallona! oslstcnee, nnd the irlsh ntui Engllsb oltllsehs of England nro al most ns much estrnnged n-s they wero n century ago. Such condltions ns lliese would lead a loss opllmlstle observcr lo judge that Mr. Carnpglo nnd tho olher prbpitbts of consolldntloh uttorly nnd en tlrcly underostlmate the forco of tho nn llonal spirlt of Indtvldtial peoplcs. Thla spirlt n.ppcvirs to have In no way w'cak ened with tlme, and tho nations of Eu? ropo to-day nro ns far from natlonnl con sollilatlon as they over were. Tho tonch Ings of cxpcricnco may, ln tho courso of ccnturles, cradlcalo tho Inhercnt deslro of men to ilght, but wo aro nt a loss to un dcrstnnd how any ono cnii soriously hold such a theory as that which Mr. Carncglo Is now propoundlng. Popular Vote in Virginia. As a mnttcr of refcrenco wo print thc foilowlng flgures showlng tlio popular voto of Virginia from 1876 ,to 1900, In'eiu slve: Dcm. Rep. 1S7G. 101.20S 76,003 1SS0. 127,9711 ' 84,030 1S8-1. 143,11)7 139,350 1SSS. 151,977 160.43S 1S92. 103,977 113,202 1S9G. 154,709 135.30S 1900. 14<I,0S0 llo.Nw In the midst of our defeat. lt Is good to know that Honest Joo Folk has been olectcd Governor of Mlssourl by a hand somo majorlty. Hls elcction ls a rebuko to boodlism and a trlb uto to honest government. All honest men throughout the Unlon, wlthout re gard to party affillatlon, wlll rejolce In thls triumph. A cartoon in Tho Times-Dispatch prc sents ns the man of tho hour a voter with hls eyes shut. TIow true the voter In a. majorlty of instances goes lt bllndl? Indes-Appeal. But wo apprehena that some of the voters havo now had thelr eyes opened. Now that the McCuo trial and tho elections are over, Kuropafkin, Oyaina and Company can procced with the Man churla music wlthout runnlng tho rlsk of overcrowdlng the columns of Tho T.-D. Let's scc. What wero the three thhigs tho late Judge Gilmer, of Virginia, thought unwise to l>et on? Ono of them wt.s the re-ult ot a pitular elcction. Colonel Slemp wlll bo much of a hero in Congress, and it he does not becomo tho boad-center of th0 Virglnla Republl? can camp it will be his own fault. Tho Honorablo W. P. Barksdaio'a pre dictlon of bloodshed in the Nlnth Dis? trict happily turned out to be the off han<i guess of an unrlpe prophet. ?Tb?ro ls nothlng to do but to cut tho stlck and try agaln. The old Demcoratlc, party ls one of the things that was uct born to dlo. About tho poorcst run~we have hcard of yet was the one made by the Honor? ablo Brock Stovall in the FIfth Virginia District. / Up to the hour of golng to press we havo not heard of Mr. Tom Watson shed ding any tears over the rc'sult. Mr. Roosevelt's roply to Mr. Parker'a cor.gratulatory telegram was shc-rt, wlth? out tho gratifylng sweeiness. And the horror of lt all ls that we aro to start right away on a little Stato camnaign. Whero, now, aro tboso good prophcts who made Now York so heartachlngly doubtful? Candldate Tp'm Watson dlr). not need a spcclal wlro to let hlin know ho was not elected. Tho presumptlon ls that Mr. Fairbanks wlll now reslgn hls prcsent scat ln the Sonate. ? And now, Mr. Presldent, let's procced to wresllo wlth the New York postmostcr shtp. Anyhow, Sbort Pump and Bhumakor preclncts went Democratlc nll rlght. Nlno of the Democratlc Virglnla boys oan road thelr tltlcs cloar, anyhow. Your Unclo Grovor rnmo, out of tho campoigu wlthout a scratcn. Pny your elcction hcts and look happy. You may do bcttcr next tlme. O, It. ls nothlng new. W'o Democrats have bocn llcked beforo. Colonel liryan'n trnck ln Indlana got cuW ciitlrcly loo qulck, "It n'-vi-r ralns but " poiira.!1 Thls np plli-K m pollUcs also. Curad to Stay Cursil. Mrs. S. T. Hobcrts, Cllninn, La? sent a postal card reriuest for a trlui uatlc of DruHe'8 i'ul iw:Un vvlpe to lirulic Foruiultt Compttpy, Urulto Hlock, Chlt-ugo, Jll.. und ii-telveU lt promptly ty luturn inuii wlthout cxpausu to her. Mrn. lloborW v/iIicb tliul lliii Irliil battle Of UiIb wnn 'li;r?lll l'u!iiii-lLoMcilii:iii? provcdipiltu KUltiuient I'M-oi/ii-Icn-ly ouru lior, Kbii huy?: "Ono trlal Ujttlc of Drakc'b I'ulnictKi V.'lmt hus cumluio uftvr iri'nitiih ot inuinso BuUoriog. MytrotiWu was laHutnroailou ot Uladdor and uorloui coib nliion uf Uiiiiitry orguiiH. Urukti'a Puloiullo wiue gavo mc inili-u upd cptfru relfof uud/i Uuvi) bad no truuulu blncc uiilut' the ouo trlyl bouie " UriiHe'B I'uhncuo Wlnn cum-h ovsry such citkutobUj curod, it lb it nui!, unfulllnit hih'cI no lor Uvur, Kldiny; iJlwlUvr und Prontmo 't'rouble* cauiteq (<>? Inlltimmatiou, Cqnjustioii o'ri.'iilarrh WUvn therc ln^uiibtlpiiilori. UiuIic'b 1'alniQtto Wlm produwa u Kontle und nutural ftCtloil pflbc l/OAcisiiiid ciiieii (;?iibtl|.nlloii liii raodlftUily, Uistuj turwl. oniibinull iloHiii^duy iloumvll '.hii. gplcndld nori. uii<i any rcudcrof UiIb pivi-'-r in.iy picvi! lt l/j wiitiim lo Urulin b'ormuittO^nipuriy, DrukallulliHiig.Ohleuuo.Il'.i (uratilMl IWttlupn)ft?ko* I'nlia.uo Wluc. lt U fWO. uii'l ciin-ti. A IclU.r i.r posutl purd u your "aiy i?xpiin?e, Ohodc and Ailnor D/AMONDS and Other Qems ?mounted in the newest andmost artistic settings. SPEC1AL PIECES made to or derjrom original designs. All eorrespondenco given cnreftll fttten* tion. ctooria eent on npproval, expreu prepald. Qalt & Bro., Eitabllihed Ovar a Ctntury, Jewellers, SHversmiths, Stationers. 1107 Pennsylvnnia Avenue, Washington, D. C. WHAT DID IT. DOCTORS DISAGREE Thero nre many oplnlons ns to whnt causod tho Republlcan landslldo on Tues day. From t'lme to timo wo shmU cn doavor lo lot all tho doclors bo heard through these columns. Ono of tho niost Interestlng vlews Is thnt prcsentod by a New York corre spondent of JJio'Baltlmoro Sun, who says: Judgo Parker's chief stipport camo from thoso Democrats who before hls nomination declared ho could not be elected. Some Influcneca whlclu^BOUght hls nomination contrlhuted to hls defeat wlth both monoy and votes. Tho Bcl monts and thelr frionds were consplcu ous exceptlons in tlio loynlty wlth whlch they boro tho burdens whlch they hnd a rlght. to expeot others would halp them to bcar, Tho great flgure of Eastern Dcmo cracy, staudlng out almost alono ln Us mngic, was that of Grover Cleveland, whllo Parker and hla lntmngors speak of W. J. Bryan's loyalty In ln.ngungo of prnlse and reapect. Ono vlctory whlch the Democrats wlll reallze they havo won is that found in tho mutual regard and re spect whlch tho big men of tho oppos Ing factions of ihe party have ncqutrod for cach other. Wlth hope of compluto unity in the battlles whlch nre to como on issues expocted to bocomo clearer through tho trlumph of the present ad niiinlstration, they are confldont of n united, thoiigh at present a much-de pleted. party. Thls ls tlio senlimcnt ex pressed by thoso wlio have fought hard est and borne most of the burdens ln thls flght, and lt relleves the deprcsslon nat ural to defeat. A rellable analysls of the result is Im possible at once, but two thlngs nre apparent. The men who demandod of tho South that Parker sliould bo nomf np.ted wore not all loyal, and Bryan, af tflr opposlng Parker's nomination, ns he dld. could not control all hls forces to brlng them to Parker's support. From the early rlvalrles wlthln the pnrty in New York grew a doslre on the pnrt of factjonal leaders !to "rnakc good" ln t,heir own flelds of operation and dls courage the efforts of thelr rivnls in thelrs. The net result of thls was some thlng of a cut-throat gnme. Here is n signlflcant Item of news, whlch may throw some llght on the sttbject: Lincoln, Neb., November 8.?William J. .Bryan spent a large part of the day to-day out at Normnl, worklng at tho polls for Parker and using his pcrsonal influence among the voters there to get votes for tho Democratlc candldntes. Early In tho day word was brought Mr. Bryan that at Normal were a number of Democrats, his own frlends, who wero yet Hore over Bryan's trentment nt tho: St. Louls Conventlon and who had sald they would yet retnllale. by votlng for Roosevelt. Bryan lmmediately went to Normal where he spent several hours pcrsuad'ing the dlsaffectcd Democrats to vote the stralght ticket. The New Tork Herald saye: Wo may expeet no end of expert analy? sls and theorles to explain tlie result. lt was, however, due to causes that He near tho surface and whlch havo becn fully dtscussed In our columns?a Hngcr Ing dlBtVust of certaln elcments In the Democratic party, the fallure of Its lead? ers to unlte ln forclng an Issue on vltal qtiestlons, and, above all, to tho pres ence of the Invincible General Prosperlty fighting on tho Republlcan slde. ? A Card From( Colonel Marshall. Editor of Tho Tlnies-Dlspatch: Sir,?My attcntlon has been eallcd to a letter from Mr. W. Asbury Cnristlnn. a Methodilst preaeher sfationed at Berkley, in Norfolk 'county, upon tho subjoct ot the kllllng of the negro Blount. who was taken from the slatlon-houso in Berkley on the 24th of Oetoher and foully mur dered, in whlch he nppears to justlfy tho act, Klthoug-h rlght thlnking people every whero comlemn it as a blot upbn our clv Mr Cnrlstlan says ln tho letter roferred to' "'lt is no more ithrtri Tnlg-ht have been oxpected from the relgn of lawloHsness ln llleted upon a long sufferng pooplo by the wUcked cornblnntlon whlch has prosti tuted law and deconcy so long ln Nor? folk cownty. When peoplo lose oonfldonco In the court, 'tho mo.Jnsty of tho law ls set aslde, and revolutlon and lawlossness Ls bound to follow." ??i?f I wlsh to ask Mr. Chrlstlan lo polnt ont a Hlnglc Inslance In ^h'ch )1,e.colJri of Norfolk county hns falled to do lt? full dutv in the proseculilon of crimlnais. 1 alwa.y'.s hesltate to go Into prlnt, but ns prosecutilng offlcor of -the court upon whlch the roverend gontlemnn appurently poeks to rcfleet, I feel that it ls duo mo that ho shonlrt bo Bpeclilo In hls ohargoa, nnd i oall upon Tilm, now that he hrifl sciittered hls charges 'broadeast over the Stato, to speclfy some Inatiinco ln whlch Iho oourt has not done ita duty, and r wlll bako olllclal notlco. thereof. I wlsh to say that any ilntlmatlon that tho court of Norfolk county has beon dorellnt In Its duty ln the prosecutlon of grlmlnals is unqualinodly falso, nnd such charges shall not ro unchnllenged, Respcotfully. ?-.??' R, G. MA'RSIIAI->L, Comtnonwealth's Attornoy or Norfolk county, Portsmouth, v.i., Nov. 5th, ? A Few Foreign Facts. II ls stated that dn "Innor clrolo" of pollee |h lo bo fornied tnv the prptcctlon of the C_ir. II wlll conalst of 500 nrmy odicers, speolally draflod 'from the ser vjoo, At ono tlme i;ing"p7tor, ,of Sorvla. was n. rwl-hot Soolullst. That was whllo ho nas Ivllle a compnrallvely obsenro lltn In Frante. Ho ls holleved to bo t'ho nrst Boolaliai to inount a' throno, A eonceaslon has beon grnntod to tho "Kmpress del l'V-rrorarrll O'tsta dp Buo* iioa Alr.f," to exlend two of Its llnes of rallwiiv about llvo iniles oaeh. All mnte tlal.H and mnehlnory foi' biilldlug and oqulpoing theae new roads will be> granied ontiy lieo "f duty, prnvlded suoh artlcles caiinot be manufacturod in Argentlna.. Durlng the liial moiith Srtoteh shipbttlld ers launched ihirly-oiio vossela of about iWt tona prosM, as eomparod wlth twen ty.fivn vesaela of 31,918 tons gross In Son (ombor |aat your, and thlrtj'-ihroo veasols of 67.S62 toiix ui'ohh ln fopptmber, 1902. ln tlie plno iiiouiho Seolch bullders imvo launchod i\2 vwaela, nggregating dlb.fwn lon* grosH, ;ih hoinimred wlbh abfiut ;i3|,25l tons groaa ln Iho uorrospondlng pcrlod of lUHt year. Kngllsli ahlplHilldera in Bcptombor put Into thc? wutw thlrly four vebaola of aboul 87.22fi tons gross, OKullnHl twenly-lwo vo??o1b of fil;7SJ tons nro?? ln Atigust, iwenty-sovon vossqIh of 60.TJ3 tons grosa ln septonuhcr. hiat yoor, and twenly-aeviMi veaaola ot 00,427 Iqns groia In Heptomlier, 1902. For tho nlne iKuntliH Englisli Iniildera h?v? launeheil 23.1 vossola or CI3.8T6 ioim gross, aa com pniud wlll, 233 venseki of ?9,623 lons gro?8 ln thi> 'corrospondjiig yerloa ot. BURGLARS BLGW BPEN II SflFE IICHESTEB Very Little Money Was Left in It and Their Spoils Were Small. fSpoclnl in Tho Tlmcs-Dlspalch.) CUESTEIt. VA.. Nov. 9,?-Burglnrs on torcd tho qulct llttlo tnwn of Chestor last nlght and nuiclc a "watcr hfttil." Few pp.ople over Imngincd thnt an "expert" would havo dclgned to dlsturb or even to take notlco of thls modcst nnd unnsmim lng burg, biH sotrie of tlio hrotherhood of tho blastlng art nppcared horo htst nlght nnd flrst entorcd thn sncllon houso of thc, Scnboard Alr I.lnn Rallwny, re rooved tho sectloti-mnstcr'sfl5vereont, a blg wrenoh and bush-hook, trnnsferrlng thoso nrllcles aboitt a half mlle to tho of? fice of the Chcslcr Llihlbof Company, nnd blew opcn tho safo of tho latter com? pany. oxtrnctlng thcrofrom nhout (wo dol lnrs In Ilvo nnd tcn cont pleces nnd lenv Ing tho acctlon-mnster's tonls nnd over cont as a rcniimeratlon to Mr, P. C. Clarke, the troastiror of the company, for the smnll chnngo taken ottt. They then returncd to tho scctlon houso to coitnt over the hlckels nnd dhncs and left the cash drnwer of Mr. Clnrko to the sectlonftnttsler ln rptttrn for hls over coat nnd tools. In thoso rcmnlndcrs thoy were consldornte enough, nnd were nlso very Ihoughlfnl not to dlsturb tho luin bcr compnny's books nnd papcrs. The door of thn safo wns the only part damhged, nnd they' wrecked that by brbaklng off the knob nnd Inscrtlng dyna. nilte ln thc knoh-holn In Uto- door. Mr. Clnrke never keeps inonoy In the safo of any conslderatlori and doosn't mind the loss of tho two dotlars, but would llko for any other hurglnrs hav? lng a doslgn on hls safe ln the future | to appronch hlm respcctfully nnd makr itnown thelr purposo and he wlll gladly turn over the contents of Ihc cash draw or ln ordcr to keep hls safo Iritnct. Threo dwclllng's nnd one store Is in process of oreetlo'n hero nnd It Is sald nioris wlll follow. MIsses Sledd and Hatcher have relwr]n cd from thelr trlp to St. I.ouls, hlghly dellghtcd wlth the falr. Dr. S. D. Drewry Is much better. Rov. A. C. Jo'rdari's youngest chlld Is nulte slck and two physlolans wero In at tcudnncc on the baby, last nlght. Conferlerate Monument Unvelled at Fln castlc, Botetcurt County Last Week vWlth Impoalng Ceremonles to the Memory of the Twelve Corn panles of Soldlcrs That Went to the Front from That County. A MONUMENT. Splendid Bronze Figure Erected in Floyd County. (Speclal to The Tlrnes-Dlspatch.) FDOYD, VA., Nov. 9.?The monument that was purchased by Floyd Chapter, No 723, Unltod Duughtors of tho VCon fodaraey of thls county, was orccted'here yesterday on tho publlc squaro ln front of the c'ourtbouse. The samo is of bronze mctal, made b> tho Bronze Motal Qonipnny, of Bridge port, Conn., and cost tUOoi), and Js clghteen feet hlgh. On Its baseare tho battlea lu which thc Floyd soldlora partlclpated, vlz- Bull Run Manassas, Cold Harbor, Scven Plnes, Chlcamauga,1, Drewry s Bluff. Frcdericksburg and Cedar Run. On Its bUIos aro the nnmes of tho eont pnnles and reglmen'ta that wero called from thls county: Company A. 1 wonty lourth Virglnla; Company B, Forty-socond Virglnla; Company D, Flfty-fourth Vlr gl ia; Company 11. Flfty-fourtb Virginia; Company 1 Flfty-fourth, Virglnla Infan try); Company G, Twenty-first Virglnla Cavnlry: Company II, Fourtli Resorves; Company I, Fourth Reservos, and Inscrlp llons showing by whom erected and for what causo, and crownlng tho wholo ls tho old Confodernto soldler, wlth muakot, oa'r'trldse box bayonot and canlocn. Tho monument'ls a thlng of henirty. and much crodlt enn bo glven to tho la dies of the chaptor, who after much troublo rnlned tho nocessary nftiount for Its purchasc, nklctl by tho old solcllers hero and at other jilncos, nnd also Mr, W Scott, cashlor of tha Farmors Dank, wlio genorously eontrlbutod hls commls slon's for the purchase of tho snino TOBACCO 'gROWERS. Meeting for National Organiza tion to be Held in Lynchburg. (Spoclnl to Tho Tlinen.ni?patcli.) DYNCHJUURG VA-. Nnv, 9.-Uncler tho ausplccs of tho Amerlpiin Soclotv of Krutlly. n iintionnl meetlng of thn Tobacoo Growors' Assoelatloivs wlll bo held hero to-niorrow nnd Frlday, .Presldent J, A. TIRED WO Women who nr'e easlly fatlqu-ed, tlred, pervotis or sleepless wlll derlvo great ben ellt from n few doson of Hostettor's Stom neh BUtors. It ls a mlld' tonlo for thelr varloqs orgSns andstrengthens and stlm ulates thom in tho porformance of tiiplr iluties Women overy whero who havo irlod it freely endorso II. We nigo all women to try n buttle. It also cires In dlnestlon, Dyipepsla, Poor Appetlte, Ciamps and Slck Headar.he. IH for Infants and Chlldren. Tho Kind You Have Alvrnys Bottght bas borno iho slgna* ttiro of Cliafl. II. Flctcher, and has becn mado under his pcrsoual suporvi8lo_t for over 30 years. Allow no one to doccivo yott in tlils. Countcrfcits, Imltatlons and "Just-as-good" are but Exporltncnts, nnd endanger the liealth of Cliild'rcn?fixperlenco against Expcrlnicnt. The Kind You Have Always Bougtit Bcara the Signature of !n Use For Over 30 Years. NOVEMBER IOTHINWORLDS HfiSTORY 570. Blrthday of Mahomet, as sottled by the Beneclh;tlues;' by other au thorlty, April 21, 571. 1540. Paul III., Pope (Alexander Farncse), dled. It waa wlth hlm that Honry VIII. came to a rupture, whlch sevored tho Church of England from thal of Romo. 1785. The schooner Whito Flsh arrlved at Phlladolphla from Presque Iale, on Lako Krie. Tho Whlte Flsh was (17 1-2 feot keel and 5 foet 7 lnchoa beam, nnd porformed her renjarkable voyuge ln seven wceks, passlng tho Falls of Nlagara ten mllos by land, and proceeding by Lako Ontario, tho Oswego River, Lake Onelda, Wood Crcek, the Mohawk and Httdson Rlvers, to hor place of destlnatlon?94 7 mllos. 1707/ Catharlne II. of Russia dled. Sho solzed her husband by whlch she became sole mlstress of the throno. 1802. An Island ln latitude 5 degreos 48 mlnutes north, longitude 102 de grees 23 minutes west from London.'dlscoverod by .Caplaln Sowlo, of the Palinyra, of Provldencc, R. I.,- whlch he oalled Palmyra Island, 1808. Guy Carleton, a distlnguished Brltish offfcor in Amerlca, and Govornorv of Canada, dled. Hla great exertlbna stive'd Canada when besiegod by the Ameticans, under Montgomery and Arnold. 1812. Unlted States schooner Growler, Lloutenant >Ilx, havlng under convoy a Britlsh prize fichooner, by a rnasterly mnnoetivro saved hia prize and cap tured another Brltish schooner, under convoy of two armed shlps, on Lake Ontario. The schooner had ? 12,000 on board and the private property and baggage of General Brock. 1825. Commodore McDonough. who commanded the flcet at Plattsburgh In 1814, dled of consumptlon at Mlddletown, Conn. 1813. John Trumbull, a celebratod Amcrlcan painlor and ald to General Washlngton durlng tho War of the Revolutlon. dled in New York, aged elghty-seven. He was buried in New Haven, where fifty-flvo of his palnt lngs are pres'erved In the collego. His masterpiece ls the great paintlng of the signers of the Dcclaration of Iudependence. 1852. A treaty wns ratlfled between the courts of VIenna and Romo, atipulat Ing that the former should support In the terrltories bf tho Pope, 12,000 Infantry nnd 1.400 cavaliy, for whoiu ?1S,000 per month waB to be paid by the papal government. 1003. Tho clty of Santo Domingo, Dorainlcan Republic, reported captured by rebels; former President Jimlnez made President ln place of Gonoral Wds-y-Gli; who deposed President Vasquez in the spring. Evcrett, of Indlanapolls, Ind.. president of the Amerlcan Soelety of Equity, wlll call the conventlon to order. 'J'he object of the conventlon is the. perfectlon ot a natlonal assoclatlon of tobacco grower* assoelfttlbns nnd clubs. S. C. Adams. president of the Tobacco Growers" A*?o clatlott ot Virginia ar.d North Carolina. wlll mako an address. Delcgrttes are ex pccted from all of tho tobacco growing belts of the country. ????-?? --? HOT FOREST FIRE. , ? Dwellings Threatened and Men Fought It Day and Night. (Speclal to The Times-Dlspatch.) NORWOOD, VA., November 9.?A fire broke out Monday night of last weck In tlto woods Itnown ns the Goodwln lund, supposed to havo beon caused by huntors. Men turned out "nd began to flght lt day' and night, untll some were coiti pletely broken down. It burned furlously up to Sunduy night, when lt was flnally conquored. No houses wero burnod, but iwne were only saved by close work. Nearly the entlre tract of Mr. Goodwln's was consumed: also a lot ot corded wood and tles. The fire also renched a part of Sloepy llollow lands, and dld much dam ago ihore, dostroylng a lot of fcnco and wood. It seomed almost unconquerable, and Saturdr.y evenlng lt becamo so nlarni Ing that Iho pe-opln of Eoet Norwood be? gan to think thelr houses would be con? sumed, * Revival Meetings Begin. A nf-rles of revlvnl Bcrvlces waa very r>n nournelngly opened In tlie iiinlii nwlltorlum o( h? Becond Boptlut church last evenlng at 8 o'clock. a largo number bohiR present. These sfrvlces aro belng conduoted by the paMor. tlin Rov. W. R, L. Smlth. D. D.. who la l>elngr ably aaslstPd. by' Dr. A. C. Harron, a plcaslnn and eftectlvo speaker, of Charlotie, N. C. They wlll contlnuo through Sunday, tlio 20th. Governor sin Loudoun. Governor Montague left yesterday af ternoon for Loudoun county, where to day )io wlll mako an nddross on tho sah Ject of good roads. Hta Excelloncy wlll roturn to-morrow. A Cocrection. Ertllor of The Tlrnes-Dlspatoh: Slr.-I notlco in your Issuo of Novom bO|. Oth, under tho consplcuous hendlng: "Wcds Sttpfather'a Dlvorced Wlfe; Boy Klfteon Years Old Tho Groom." otc, a jllsputeh from thl<?. placo stating as to tho inarriago of Rlchard Collls and Mrs. Allco Courtnoy that "the marrlago coro mony was performed amld great poinp and stylo, by Rev. G. W. Beale, at tho homo of Robert J. Tullcy." ' I beg to say In reply that I havo obso lutely no kuowledge of tho nbove uffalr. and never heard of It beforo reudlng tho aocount ln your papor, _?A?m G, \V, BJSAI-rK. neathsvllle, Va., Nov. 7, 1904. ___-? i Pleasant Load to Carry. When niatters ot subway otlquetto ure upormost, tho followlng story, relnted of Vlctor Hugo, may liayo Its lesson: A younc woinan. loslng lior balunce ln a J'arls omnibus one day. sat down nbrupt lv oji iho kiie.es of tho grc.it novellst. ''Oh. pardon, rnonsleur," stild tho young wonian, ln great confuslon. "Not at all. qiilokly responded Hugo; "thank you very mucli.?New York Press. Copyrighted the Lord's Prayer, Tho edltor of tho 'Baiigor New?, In dls ouBslne tho oopyrlght laws, boa.sts that ho otuo Bt'oured copyrlghts of tho Lord s pruyor and tho multlplleatlon tublo, and that ho stlll holds tho pnpers, duly slgned and numbered. A Strong Wood. A pleco of lancewood an Inch squnre wlll stand a etraio of 8,000 pounds bct'oro ?broaklng. SE.MMI UEETS D.ATH The Knife Sharper and the Bar of Soap Harder Than He Thought. (Specli- to Tho Tlmes-Dispatch.) NBWPORT NEWS, VA-, November 9.? Wllllnni Madlson Polk met death ln a pocu'liar rhnnner on board the auxlllary crulser Pralrle, now attached to the traln Ing sldp sqttadron ln llampton Roads. Tha man was a soanian on the slnp, and weni Into the buth-room to bathe. He took a bar ot soap, and, placlng lt on hls leg, started to cut in two wlth hls knlfe. Tho soap wns softer and tho knlfe sharp? er than ho untdclpated, and the blado cn tered hls leg, severlng some of the nr tcries. When found, Polk waa at the polnt of death, nnd was only oble to tell hotv the nccident occurred before he bo eamo unconsclous from loss of blood. Ths iiiiiii waa a nativo of Taylorsvlllo, Ky. Vf We Guard j_? C*^1* your Intorest for they nre ? ^* ours. We valuo our Good Ne<me too hlghly to scll you an nnrellable Plano, For 63 yoars wo havo mado and tsuld tho ARTISTIC STIEFF, and refer you to thousands of sutiBlled purchasers, mu sloluns, teaohers, sohools, oolloges and conservatonos. STIEFF, No. 807 13. Ilroad Street. JT, E, IRJXHAH, Mgr, 4. t_ir ?r iTf u .??????????? ? ?????r??T COLD STOP for COIJ3S. The elniplost and yet tho best rem'edy. Wlll bronk up the wor3t COI.D ln 24 hours. Your money biuk if lt fallu, *Ro. por packago. ?n?j?olk Mlllor Drug _T*1_"k _ olk Mlller.Chlldrey ^-'tJ?