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E. H. SPENCE.
REMiUE Everythinri in Our Store at COST FOR CASH. Wc have a new stock .c . Xmas Goods, bought be? fore wc tlccitlcd to movc to 22 and 24 N. 9th Street TRUNKS, SATGHELS, BAGS, &c. * of every kind, at cost. A large stock of BENTS' AND BOYS1 SHOES FROM 11.00 TO $5.00, at cost. $5 Trunks at $3.50, $10 Trunks at $7, and so on. Satchels, Dress Suit Cases, Fitted Bags, an.l everything at cost from now to January 1, 1905. E. H. SPENCE, Shoe and Trunk House, TEast Broad Si Wrong Side. ? No. 6i8~East Broad Street,. LEE L IS NOW PRESIDENT Post; A Chooses Well Known Merchant to Succeed Mr. Gillis?The Jefferson. A calle<j meeting: of Post A. the Trav flors' PratccUve AssoclaUon, was held la*. nlght at thelr headquarters. Mr. Tfcomas Polndcxter preslded. The object of thls meetlnjr was to ac? cept tho rcslgnatlons of President Glllls and Vlce-PreBldent Clarence Sydnor. Mr. Horace P. Smltlf nomlnated Mr. H. I>ee ' I.orralne for president for the unexplred torm, and Mr. Lorraine was unanlmously eleeted. Mr. H. Klll)1, Jr.. was eleeted vlco--presldont. Mr. L_>rralne having been chalrman of the Employmen-t Committee, hla place wan declared vacant, and Mr. M. C. Patterson was eleeted to Ull tlie poslUon.' Aftor the eiection ot ollleer.s the sub? ject of rebulldlng the .JefferBon Hotel ?was dlscussed freely, and as the l*oard of dlrectors had thls matter ln charge, It ?was unanlmously adopted that the old membershlp hearllly approve of the board's action ln regard to thls mnttor. HIS HEART TOUCHED. Justice John Does Things That Go Against the Grain. Justice John's heart wns touched sev? eral tlmes yosterday, but he had to cary out the rules as laid down m Volumo IX of tho by-laws nnd constitu? tlon. of the Pollce Court. In tho flrst place thero was a. frull woman who had her husband arrested for cruclty. Slie had four small chll? dren to care for, and while her husbnnd under ordinary conditions was a good man, he was no ^ood under the inlluence of drlnk.- Whon ho got drunk he was Homethlng elso, and tho wlfe and chlldren *>? uffcred accordlngly. Tho man was sent down to sober up, nn.i then Balllft 'Olbbons passed around tho 'hnt. '"''? a ROO-lJ* 6U**' wasx raised ?for tho wife and chlldren. Plnk Jones, colored, was tlnod ?25 and ?civen twelve months' . ecurity for shoot? lng at Wllllam March becauso ha was belng entertalned by Plnk's wlfe. Jeremlah Tiirner, colored, an old halb Huo of tbe Jall, was relensed a few days iifp'O. J'jjo didn't wnnt *to be relensed nnd, demurred, but Ihe demurre-r was ovor* vuled. So Jsala.i sot about a plan to ?jet evton. He got drunk agaln and wtys B'lven thirty d_. s so that ho would have a ohanco to celobrate Thu nk-KlvIng at homo. BIRTHDAY PARTY. Mrs. R. L. Smith and Her Sister Give Dellghtful One, Mrs. Jl. L. Smlth and her sis'tei\ Mla_ F. (.. Hnmphreys, gavo a dollg.it.ul blrthday party nt thelr homel No. 23 South Flrst btreet, last night. The colors wero greon nnd yellow, and thero wan muslc and a most enjoyab.'c mipper. Somo of thoso present woro MUs craig, of Ba. lo Clty; Pr. *.- D. Moormon. ot, Lynchburg; MrR. B. U Blchardson, of Newport New. ; Mr. J, T. Thursoy, of Pittsburg, and Mr. Dorsey Danlel, of Manchester. EscapeU Convict Caught, A telegiam *vas recelved at tho peniten? tlary yooterday from tho sherlff of Scott county, statlng 'that lp tod- ,captu'rcd Bobort Sons, who wns servlnj. a term of. Msvon years from the olty of Brlstol,1 nnd who, wlth another piisoner, mado hls eecare from tho Stato farm last year. Sons wlll bo 'brought back and resen ten'C.ed in t'ho Circult Ooui. at O'c-QC-Waiid tuid _-iven _n a__iUon ?_ uy__. BY THE KEPJII CLUB The Chase Through Chantilly, Around tlie Bcnd, a , Fine One. E. B. SYDNOR ACTING M. K. Will Have a Run on the Morii ing of Thanksgiving Day. It wasoflen said of tho run of tho Deep ltun Hunt CluU yesterday that it waa a warm one; at \flrat find tiic further lt went tlio warm or It grow, A largo Held appoared at Chantilly, restly to rldo after tho master. Hut the master, on account ot IndlHposltlon, wns unnblo to tako charge of tlio hunt nnd Mr. E. 13. Sydnor acte.l ln lils stead. Mr. Sydnor fllleel tho posltlon moBt accept nbly and IiIk bar. in protectlng tho lng gard hounelH from Injury by any too enger liorstman wns aplrcclated by tho fleld. The hounds Tvttn sent away promptly. They foiiinl in tln; I.-onnrd Helghts fleld Just to Me e.usl cf Chantilly and wero soon f-tri'iirnlng acioss tlie; llelds of tho Iattor estate. HuntBmeii lom hut llttle tlme In presslng after them and those who watclHrd from vohIe|e.n enjojed tlio rathor raro experience of. wltnnsslng tho mllo rtin of n. pive:k |n full ory with a large tlold of sportamen, aevcral In plnk, fol iowln*. cloaely upon thelr heels over fence and (IItcli. The Ilisl check came early. Imnicdmtc-ly after luiving Chantilly. Tlie hoiinels worn then tf.lien up tho Broael Strei-t Itnad i-utll uflon reach Ing the Hold to th*. sauth of .Vostwood, tho scont of tlio amg' wan n_ain Uifscovered. A wldo clrcle arour.el thlx fleld fnrnlslied plenty of galloplng but no jumplng: and left tho hunt once more on tho Broad Street road for the seeond check. A Fence Ahoyl Stlll trave-lrtg wostward, the hunt pur sued 'tu way. Suddenly, nt Ashburner's, the opening note ot tho leader of the pack gave a warrrtng to all to tighton the seat in hls saddle, and tim<.ly tho warn Ing proved to _be, nnd no sooncr bad a hundred yards ?"boen put behlnd than hearts began to quiver, for ln the dls tnnco loomod a fenco of good, stout logs,, and each one lashed to unbendlngr trunks of an old Vlrglnia plno. The agony was short, however,. as oach mount proved tho confldence of master was; well placed. A short gnllop.'through tho woods, wlth the conatant dodglng v of tr*?acheroua swlbchee, brought the fleld to Be-thlehom Church. In getting over tho fence near this point Mr. Elllngton's mare was un fortunate, afi'el hung nstrlde f the bar?. Aft-_r some llttle d-jlay she was extrl caled, and prrfved to bo unhurt. A check from tho church to the Deep Run road was well received by everybbdy. But after thls thTC was no rent. The hotinds broke all thelr earller records as they dashed at m.ddcnlng pace on towards Johnson's woods and under the low hang Ing branches. If wlld rldlng makes a John GUpln. there wero many John 011 plns rlashlng through these woods. The horses' necks were all caressed with. If not a fond, at least a cllnglng embrace. The hunt then emerged from the woods In tho rear cf the club house, and> after a rldo over the hurdles on the grounds, all was over. ; The Social Side. The.; followlng ladles served tea and cakes and received the guests: Mrs. Otway j Allen, Mrs. C. E. Bolllng, Mrs. S. D. j Crenshaw, ? Mrs. G. B. Hobnon. Mlsses , Atklnson. Harrls, Watklns, __oary, Rob? inson and Crump. ! Among the, rlders were the followlng' gentlemen: Messrs. E. B. Sydnor. actlng j master; W; O. Toung. L. R. Fago. XV. O. Nolting. R. H. EUlngton, B. S. Forl.es, A. C. Hobson, St. George Bryan. Atchor An? derson. Jr., J. R. J. Anderson, Dr. J. A. Whlte, "W. E. Buford, A. S. Bufrrd, Jr., nnd others. A liirge crowd was at the club house, includlng Mr. and Mrs. R T_. Williams, Mr. and Mrs. George 13. Hw.tchlngv, Mrs. O. A. Davenport. Mrs. Calviu WhlCel-y, Mr. and Mrs. C. 0. Plnckney, Miss Nc-llle Davenport. Miss .Mamlo. Davenport. Miss Frances Scott, Miss Rutherfoord, Miss j Tyson. Messrs. F. XV. Christian. G. J. Seay, Janict. A. Graves, XV. M. I-Iabllston. | John E. Palmer, George Rc-ld, Dr. Henry i XV. Cook and many othcM. j It hns been decided by the M. F. II. nnd j tho chairman of the Hunt CouuuUtc. to J havo a hunt nt n,'?'_lo.k ?'?_. tho nvirn tng. of Thanksglviair l.ay_ Tli. incet' wlll be at the Reservolr. Efforts are now belng made io o.itnin u red fox for thls spccdal hunt nml it is to be hoped they will prove successful. Every mem? ber, who can posslbly do so, ls urged to turn out. A cold lunch wlll be served nt tho club house after the run. TO DO BIGGER WORK. An Important Addition to be Erected to Christ Church. Thero was a mass meetlng of the con gregatlon of Christ Church on Fridny nlght to hear the report of the Bullding Commlttoo and to vlew tho plans for tho now Sunday school nnd parish house bullding, which tlie Bullding Commlttee hopo to have ready for occupancy by thls tlmo next year. Tho plans drawn by, Mr. XV B. Nowell, call for a two-story nnd basonienit bullding; to oocupy tho slto of prcsent Sunday school bullding: and running back across the rear end of the rector's lot. The baso mont will be for gyinnaslum and bnths; tho first or mfiln floor is to be devoted entlrely to Sunday school purposes. be? lng dlvlded Into large clnss roomH and clnss stnjls. The second floor wlll bc dovoted to general purisli purposes, spe clal and amplo accommodntloi.s belng ar? ranged for tho Inrso nnd actlve. orgnn Issatlon of the cliurcli-tlifi Young Men's Brotlierhood. The Men's Bible Clnss'wlll also he ou thls floor. Coming Comipittee Meetings. Tho followlng commlttees are scheduled to meot in the Clty Hall clunng Uie com? ing WR#.<: Monday, Foor, S P. M. .Aln.&houso), Tuesduy, ir-lnnnoc*, 8; Kleolridty, S. Thursday, Board of Public Intorost, B P. M. Frlduy, Rt John's BuryhiB Oround, 8 DON'T FORGET CtllLDREN "" THRIVE WONDERFUIXY ?'-.ON Grape-Nuts and Cream ..ook ln eacli pkg. for tlie famous llttle book, "The Road - to Well vlllo." _^_r ** fo***** Many per_on. prefer to take chacces rather than go lo the trouble that most 1 rules of health enjoln. Hore ls a rule costlng no extra trouble whatever, yet nuro to produce gratlfying resiiltn: Wear Jaeger .Underwear. Unrlvaled ns a promoter antl presorver of health. Kecommended by leadlng physiclans everywhere. For Sale by B1G CROWD SEES [ Thc Attendance During thc Week Has Beaten All Records Since 1892. VANDERBILT SUFFERS LOSS Millionaire's Team of Browns Beaten by Jordon, of Boston. . ' (By Assoclated Press) NEW YOBK, November 19.?The at* *endanco at the Horse Show ln Madlson Square Garden thls week bas broken all records for tho show slnce 1SS2, the num? ber of persons present ln the slx dayi exceedlng TC.OOO. Tho usual crowds were ln evldence thla fact that closlng day ls generally marked afternoon, -and to-nlght, tn" isplto of tha by no t-ieeably lessened Interest. The prln? clpal event of the afternoon was what Is known as tho blg "plg-pen" jump.-Thla ls an ln and out Jump for hunters, atid nearly all of tho best fehcers were en? tered. Tho "plg-pen" is thirty feet squaro and four feet slx' inches ln helght. The Jumplng must be over the fence. Into tho encloeure and then out agaln. On the Teturn the Jump ls Into the enclosura ond out over the slde ralls. Mrs. Thomas Hltchcock, Jr., made nearly a clean sweep in this event, her horsea taklng: flrst, sec on<j and third rlbbons. Her hunter, Klngsman, won flrst prise and her Tamor and Joue Klng were second and third. Th senlor cass of the West Polnt Mlll? tary Academy was present during the af? ternoon. Alfred G. Vanderbllt suffered a-Eftverse wlth hls team of browns, High Tlde and Portla late ln the afternoon, when In competltlon for the Natlonal _Horso Show j gold. challenge cup, valued at 1500, he was beaten by Bben D. Jordan, of Bos? ton. The class of ponies other than Sliet lunds, not exceeding thirteen hands, had four entries, and- Miss Anna Held won ; the blue ribbon wlth her ponies, Jack I and Jill. . ; Miss Paullno Hall, wldh her Shetland ponies, TJra and Ucoba won a whlto rib? bon ln the Shetland .class, drlven to > harness. HAD A PROUD PLACE. Virginia at the Very Front in the New York Horse Show. Vlrginia's pre-emlnenco ln -Juropers and hunters remains unchallenged, and tho Now York Horse Show has been another notable trlumph for tho "leppers" of the Old Domlnlon. , The show opened 'wlth- a free-for-all class pn Monday mornlng, ln whlch flfty Jumpers. the cream of the ghow rlng and hunting fleld, took part. Among the no tables competlng were the Canadlan hlgh Jumper?, Blue G'rl. Senator and* Pearl, all of whlch have records ovor slx foet. Crow A Murray's great mare, Coquette, a nd Onerlos, a strlklng thoroughbred, slnce sold to Mr, Dietrlch for $700, both of which are conslstent performers above slx feet, also started. Free Lance, Buek, Jack Frost, LHlle Day, exhl_ltod by S. J. Holloway, and Chapple Lee, Up-to-Date, TIp Top, Lucy Sutherland, Garnett Blpple, exhlblted by Courtland Smlth, are all well known In Blchmond, as brilliant performers. In additlon to thls array of winners of bushes of blue rlbbons, wore the magnl flcent thorough-breda Touao King, Klnga man,- Tanior, and Black Frlar, shown by Mrs. Thomas Hltchcock, Jr. Theso horaes were trained, schooled and groom* ed to the mlnute, and had all the con? formation that royal parentage could glve, The class norrowed down to flvo, I and of thao number Joue Klng wai first, and Elevator second, wlth ,Mr. H, "V, Coifs Slfree and Hart Bros*. Slr Jtoderlok third and fourth, Altogether flfty started, and wlnnlng ln such com? pany waa test of merlt that left many a good one dead on tho fleld of valor, The next Jumplng class was for mlddle* welght quallfied hiiuterc*, whlch was won by Garnett Ripplo ln good style, beatlng Mrs. Hitchcock's Tamor, who was eec* ond. Charles P.lfer's Green Fellow and Gcorgo ponper's Blue Glrl wore third and fourth. In the ladies' quallfied hunter class Gar* nott Blpple was socond, Elovator third and Blue Glrl fourth. Thls tlmo Tamor won. Slr Boderlck, a blg grny geldlng, wlth? out much . ty)o or conformation, got tho declslon lu the hoavywolght hunter class. J_l.tv.tnr was second,' Gorn third and Gal ?way fourth. In tho thoroughbred hunter class, Ta? mor, Mrs. Hltchcock'a great che#tnut geldlng, won again, wlth Uiirnett J.lpple second, Onerlos third nnd Bla .k Frlar fourth. .,.. ' In tho llghtwelght hunter claas, Court? land II. Smlth's "Colonel Hawkina" took tho blue. ln tho flvo foot olass the canadlan got tho flrst two rlbbons. wlth Coquotto and Onorlosi- Mr. Holloway'- Jack jf*_??- got third, and 8. Bus.oll Smlth's Cracker Jack, aftor a brilliant performanco wlYioh entitlAl hlm to more, got fourth. . The moat brilliant performance waa the wlnnlng of the hunt team competltlon by the Cameron Bun H.nt. Mr, SmKh'a Garnett Blpple, Luoy Sutherland and Chapple* Le* eaally outclaa. ln* Um> rJoher New. .York hunt clubs (n uppolntments. jumplng and conformation. The record rnarie by Vlrglnla la oltn* get her highly ?i_Uf*. h'J" f>o l?l* iovers of hor-elleBi*. ? T HAD _ BUSY DAY West Virginia fcankrupt Case Engages Jurlgc's At tention. TWO SUITS FOR TO-MORROW One Comes From Ashcville, the Other From Raleigh. The Unlted States Clrcult Court of Ap peals reconvened yesterday mornlng at 10 o'clock wlth Clrcult Judgos Goff afid Pfltchard and Diatrlct Judge Brawley presidlng. Tho entlro mornlng aesalon was taken up wlth the hearlng of bankruptcy caso: No. 522, J. B. Crlm, et al., appcllants, John' F. Woodford, trustee of Jacob M. Proudfoot, bankrupt, nppellee. Appenl from thc_Dlstrlct Court at Clarksburg, W, Va, ^Argued by Melvllle Peck, of Phlllrrpl, W. Va., nnd John Bassel, of Clarksburg, "W. Va-, for tho appellants, and by J. Hop. Woods and W, T. Gporgo, of Phillppl, \V. Va., for the appellees and submitted' At tho close of the nrgument the court then went Into a conference session to confer as to ,tho dispositlon of the cases argued durlng the week. Policernan's Club and Pistol. Tho poltceman In a street scrnp gon? erally endeavors to make uso of hls club as a prlmary means of defense, and re sorts to hls pistol only when lt Is abso lutely necessary. It frcquently happens that at the moment when the officer of tho law rtecldes thnt ho must make use of ihe shooter, he ls not always able to get It, belng too busy ln wardlng off tho blows of hls adversary in tho Ilttlo con? test whlch he has on hand. Hls pistol under these clrcumstances Is as useless as If lt were mlles away, and for the pur poso of answerlng an ?mergency of thls kind a recent Inventlon combines the club and the pistol tn such a manner that they are both avallable as the e-xl gencles ot the occaslon demand. Thls implement conslsts of two parts, the mnce ahd lhe handle. The latter. Is sulpplled W-Hh ta hammer r__pchanIST*v and wlth a handle whlch does well for either purpose. Between these two parts It ls posslble to flt a cyllnder wlth car trldgfc-caTrylnp chambers. so that " emergency may do so by fltting Dfflcer deslrlng to be armed for loading the cyllnder. _ WilfEiect a Deacon. There will 'be interesting speclal servlces at Venable Street Baptist Church to-day. At tho mornlng service Rev. Mr. Bucli anan wlll speak, after which a deacon will be elected to succeed the late Wll? llam H. KnaufT. ' Tho pastor wlll preach at nlght. Will Elect Officers.' The regular meeting of the Local As s-Mribly. Brotherhood of St. Andrew, will be held ln Grace Church lecture room to morrow evenlng at 8:15 o'clock. Election of officers ifor Uie ensulng year wlll take place. Baptist in Methodist Pulpit. Rev. T. H. Athey, pastor of College Hill Baptist Church, Lynchburg, Va., will preadh at Union Station Methodlst; ChurcJi this morning at U o'clock. and any BOYDEN SHOES. The Shoes that pos sess the quality, grace and style so gratifying to the good taste of gentlemen. You'll see perfec tion in the new Boy? den Shoes for winter. Servlceablo Fontwem* Btilt ablo for all occnslons. Sat lsfaotlon assured to wearers of Boydon Shoos?, ' $5.QO The best construct ed Shoe pn the mar? ket. We are exclusive agents for this popu? lar Shoe. DAfiNEY Third and Broad. a_PM____B_p?__-?_ JUST tlu"cc more days to shop before Thaiiksgiving, ond we desire to make those days record breakers iu our store. We realize tliat in order to do this WE "MUST GIVE UNUSUAL BARGAINS, A2STD WE ARE DETERMINED TO DO SO. Some very fortttnatc purchases of just a week ago are com ing in, and economlcal buyers are liastening to take advantage of them. OUr Line o! Suits, Raincoa fs. Coats, Sllk Petticoats and Furs have been added to, and is now one of the most complete ever shown in the city. ? _? ? 'UFF; e o We claim, and -can substantiatc it, too, that our Suits at $8.00, $10.00, $12.50, $13.50, $15.00, $18.50, $zo.oo and $25.00 are values that will bring twenty-five per cent., or one-fourth more. Velvet Suits at $35.00, $40.00 and $45.00 have recelved the most favorable criticism. ? **_*____^ "-**___**?' jl?_g_ ___ 1* _i_y ? ? _? New Covert Coats, in 42-inch length, are thc best values-to be obtained. They be? gin at $10 and range up to $27.50. One special All-Satin Lined Coat is the best ever shown in any market for $20.00. Our price, $15.00. Made of twilled covert materlal, collarless, belted back and full satln lined, 42 inches long. A variety of other styles at $12.50, $18.50, $20.00, $22.50 and $27.50. ?, We are showing in 27-inch Coats, loose belted back and fitted at $7.50, $10.00, $12.50, $13.50 and $15.00, that are thc best. \ By far the best Silk Underskirt ever seen in this city came tb us* yesterday. One fourth of the purchase was sold in a few hours! They are fast going, but we hope to get riiore.' It is made of good taffeta, g-inch accordion-plaited ruffle, one row of Rus? sian all-silk dust ruffle, and comes in Black, Blue, Brown and Green. Others sell for $750. F>pic*e, - - _5_5.00. ? o ? Our Furs are in every way desirable and come in all of the best skins, and begin in price-at $1.50 and go by easy stages up to $50.00.'All are fresh and new. ' You will always bc welcome and reccive courteous attention, and for the next week prompter ?service, as we have increased our forco of .salesladies, and you will ?.."> yourself an injustice if in shopping for anything ready-made you fail to visit the WO? MAN'S sftop. C 417 East Broad Street, ... ??? *%I?^fI?!f?'!'_?& MJSSOURI STATE BULLDING. Destroyed by fire yesterday. A GRAND RQUSEMENT Celebration of the Victory Over William and Mary. (Speclal to Tha Times-Dispatch.) ASHLANXi. VA., Nov. 19.?Randolph Mncon and lts follower. gave lts trlum plinnt foot-ball team a reception horo to-nlght tinusuul In the Hlstory of thls littlo colloge towrri About tour hundred students atid town pooplo a.ssemblod at tho rullroad station' hero to-nlght. The ustiQ.1 tin horn and pan and small ennnon camo into plny, and thls noiso hud not die-d out ot midnight, Tho canipus was as hrlght as day. Pyramids of boxes and bnrrols woro eot on llro contli.uously untll a late hour. Somo curo had .beon taken ln prcparing nn elevated platform ln tho vlolnlty of th? buiulng bonllrcs, from wlilch euo.h. player wns forccd to mako a speech. _.. Scliencik, who mado tho only touchdown ln to-duy's game, was Uorno from tho traln car door on tho shoulders of tho sludents to tho c?mpus and put on tlio plaiform Dr, A. C. AVIghtmnn, of tlio fuoulty, who ls oxtiomely popitlnr wlth thee students, wus huuled out nnd put on the Impromptu platform, from whloh lio mado somo huppy roniarks, nud tho Plng Potig or ohostru. atructf up a faniillnr soleotlon from the M'ldwiiy Pluisan.**. whleih brought out tho ontliB re_ldentlal cle niont of tbo uppor town. . _ ?? ? Plenty of Game. Messrs. Aaron Jacob aud Gus Bemler returned yo.t.rday from a hunting trlp to Prince Edward oomity. near Furmvllli*. Thov brought buck wlth tlivin a wlld .iii'l.tiy.partrlelge.. rabblt*. und sqiilrr.l_, und-report thut gnnxa Uplontlful ln tluit socilwi. >.. \ - - Getting Ready for the Debate. ; To-morrow evenlng tho Phllologihui and Mu Signm Rho I-HPinry Boc-jptle* wlll hold tlielr prollmlrmrlt.!. relntlveA - choos Ing .epi'i_3i'iitutlvi'_ lu tlie AVuli\ i-'ment i-_ou.te.. Whii'h ? UiU.s '"..luco (a Rill.iB'l. $i, c,, oii Thanlituflvhiff ulghU ' MiSSOURI STATE (Contlnued from Flrat Paee.) sclou.s condlllon to the Wisconsln build? ing, where ho was resusbitated. Fireman Killed. Whllo ro. pondilnB* to the alarm ot flre, Captnln Edward O'Neill, of World's i'ajr iruck Xo. 1, wns serlously luirt, Georgo Garbenbach was klllod, and J e-renila<h Fug-ln, of the same company was prob ?albly fafally Injured. It wus necessury. for Iho truck lo pass throuij'h the mlnlng gulcli. and owlng lo tho darknc. . Iho hcirso. l~*ft Uie road. They sepiir-uu) . when nppi_:iching a lni-go tree, tho polo strlklng tho obslruetlon wlth terrlllu force, iipsetting the truck nnd hurllng tho crow ln evory dlrecUon. After tho flames woro under control nnd hud b.en sufl 1 clently extl r*_;u"*-li.(l to porp.lt t**d llre/nen to enter t'-.e bi'.iluln., tho south wall foll wlthout warnlns and buried I-loyd Randolph, drlver nf clty englno No. 28, nnd l*r:ink O'Connor, of clty truck No. f*. Soveral ? others only escupod by a sniull mnrgln, Sovernl streums of wnter woro Inslantly illrectc. upon thi debrls euvurln'r tlii ineiii und thoy wero >roscued beforo tlio flro spread t lwhore they were cnlomlitd. They were badly brtilsed, nnd li ls thought J.anclolpli is faially injured. THANKFUL PEOPLE Thero,are thousands of people through? out tho country thankful for tlio Intro duetlon of llostotte'r's Stomach Hltters, und Htill moro Umnkful bucause they woro po.suudetl to try It. As a. result they now onjoy p-rfept health. Tliosn not so fortunato should 6tart to-day, Tbo Bitters alway.T cures Indlaeatlon, Dys? pepsla, Constlpatlon, Blllousness, <3 eneral Deblllty' Chllls, Colcls aml Malarla, Fo* Verand Aguo tflvo H a trlal.. SLASHEO HIS WIFE ACROSS THE FACE Charles Wiltshire Under Arrest for Serious Offense?Says It Was Drink. Charles Wlltshlre, a young whlte man, ls undor arrest at tha Flrst Station on tha ohargo of attomptlog to WU hls wlfa by cuttlng her with a rnzor. Th? young man, nntl lils wlfo havo not beon llvlng to gothor for somo tlmo. Uo went to her hoardlng-houso yesterday tiftornoon, lt tt* nlleg-d, told her ho wus golng to klll her und then tuko hls own llfo. Wlth tbi? throat ho drew a razor aud slashed hor ikto.s) the face. Sho grnbbed tho weupon, und ln tho acufl'lo for possesslon tho biacla was broUon. A crowd gathered und tho young womun was tnken Into Hlohurdson's ?>rug Store utSovi.ntce.nth and Vanablo Streots. Tha umbnlunce wus summoned and Or. Por kins responded. Ho found Mrs. Wllt.hlia suiffilng from lo_s of blood. and ho hur l'h.il her to the Clty Hospital, where .ho cut was (.cwcel und tln; sufforor mad- as comfortable un posslble; Tho wound will neii neco-isarlly provo fntuh Wlltshlra said last night he dld not know what Ineluced hlm tn out hls wlfe. "I wns drlnklng." h? snld, "nnd dld no. know whut I wus dolng." A Delightful Dance. A dollghtful dane-o was glven at ?he home of Mr. Alfred Schinldt, near Burton He. _lits, by the young men of the SJoclul Pleasure Club Tuesday oveulng. The eve? nlng. wus pl.a.antly spent, untll a lata hour, when 1-i'frcshmeiit.s were served. Among" tliotio present were: Mlsses llo'on Schuildt. Carrlo Svliwalin. lAtMa .Vlttl., Tbvivsa an,i Julla U.IUer. Minnlo l-i-e-k, iia.-Plimii-r, Joluinnali I.stt-i' a?4 Annlo Piirvot, Poru Suyek-r. Minnlo Kl||ky, Annlo ahd Amolift Toulen, Mamle K_ck. Meillv nn'a Beaslo Hooper; Me-.rs. Alfrpel Sohmlrlt. Ge.i)i*fte.Si:liv.a!ui. Henry Brnuer. I.eldi. \Vit|ln. Willio Kchriitelt, Otto Brviuer. wlllle ICeclc l.oui" 8n._ter. John ..?j'nblert. Chaperon..', were Mr?. Willittn. Keok, Mr.'': Ucvi-.a Tobl.u aud Mra. JaM. _?*._?.