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The times dispatch. (Richmond, Va.) 1903-1914, July 08, 1905, Image 2

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Some Interesting References to
? Political Discussion? in
Other Years.
Recollect ions M Political Men As
to Terms?A Debate
The statement of Governor Montague
thin the tonni offered htm in the joint
Helm to ut Kins; George itind accepted un
dor protest by him wt're manifestly con?
trary 'to the almost universal precedent
In joint dtseussfqus in this Stale, gave
rlro to considerable discussion yesterday,
and as was to be expected, there was
tvltlc difference of view?.
Kx-State Senator Henry A. Atkinson
stated that ho was familiar with the de?
tails leading up to ? joint debate years
ngo between Gllbort C, Walker, then a
candidate for the congressional nomina?
tion, and .1, 11. Guy, who contested for
Uint holier with him. lie stated that he
hnd heun called In by ex-Govbrhqr
?\ nJkor as one of his advisers, Mr. Guy
luring challenged him to a joint discus?
sion It liad been derided at that rime
that the party challenging, being in the
altitude ? of one accusing or attacking,
should open, and that the challenged
party should reply in the same time;
that the challenger should then have a
rejoinder, and tho challenged party the
dotici In the same time given for the
rejoinder. This plan had beeoTnc since,
that accepted rule governing joint de?
ttes In Virginia.
Congressman II. D. Flood, who bar- hnd'
? number of joint debates In his political
career, stated that it was his rp?ollec-.
tl'on of the Daniel-Cameron debates of
llSl that one speaker opened in an
iiour. the other ?eplletl In an hour; tho
firsl rejoinder in half an ^our, and the
; other closed In the same time. The then
candidates for Governor agreed t? a
series of joint debates, with the further
a?r'-rmcnt that one was to have the
opening and rejoinder in one debate, and
la the next the orber was to have It,
thus neutralizing any advantage to cith?
er appertaining to tho close of the dis?
cussion. He said that this plan was
adhered to. as ho recalled it.
Jlr. Flood further stated that In the
fiwanson-Montague'debate at Roydton in
IMI, Mr.? Montague, as the challenged
party, had named as the terms the e:
Mr. ' Montague to open to an hour's
Fpeech; Mr. Swansea to lep'.y in an
hour and twenty minute.? and Mr. Mon?
tague to close in a speech of twenty
minutes. Mr. Swanson, having chal?
lenged Mr. Montague. ? accepted these
terms, and rhe debate was so conducted.
The same terms governed the Motita
jrui-Hoge debate at ChrjsUanshurj? In
19?L At King Georg? on Thursday Gov?
ernor Montague challenged and suggest?
ed that one open In an hour, the other
to respond in an hour and a half, and
the matt who qp?neja to clos- the debate
In .t twenty minutes' speech, offering
Senator Marxin his chulee of opining and |
c'osi rig or of the long speech between the
tv.o. Senator Martin bc:ng the par.y
challenged, and entitled t? name t e
terms, subject to his opponent's acqui?
escence, cent an alternative proposition,
which the Governor accepted, though
stating that the terms placed him a.t a
Air. Flood slated that lio himself had
consented to a scries of joint debates with
Mr. Revefcomb, his Republican contestant
for Congress, lnst year on practically the
terms proposed by Governor Montague
Thursday, save that the two. contestants
were to alternate in the opening and
closing privilegi). Mr. Flood stated, how?
ever, that the closing speech was half
an hour, lustrad ?f twenty minutes. So
far as he was concerned, he said that
he preferred tire hour and twenty min?
utes reply to the hour's opening, und half
un hour close.
Governor Montague was not in the city
yesterday and no one was authorized to
rpeak for hitn positively, but IL wus re?
ported from Montague sources that the
Governor's friends would soon rent a
hall in tl?V 'city ,and the Governor would
challenge S?nator Manin to a debate In
which the senator was to operi .in an
hour; tho Governor1 to reply in an hour;
the sciiator t>> have a half hour rejoinder,
and the Governor to clii.su In half an
Jiour?just the reverso of the arrange?
ment at King George Thursday. Whether.
1lje Governor has authorized such an an?
nouncement Ts 111 be known definitely whon
?ie j-?tnrns to the city to-day.
?Given a Fine. Hearing in Court?
house at Fredcricksb?rg.
(Special to Tho Tlnio-DiHpatcli.)
tiitKUEKICKSBURU, VA., July 7.?con?
gressman (Maude A, Swanson. candidate
for Democratic nomination fur Governor,
$1.00 round trip to Norfolk and Ocean
View. $1.25 to Viruinin Beach. Quickest
route. Leave? Byrd Street Station 8:30
A. M. Tho only Sunday Outing Train to
the ocean without change of care.
? t rrr^rj^
** IT?? Fm l*.rf C- J?
?3 4 s-? r a
?} tOW t? 13" 14 /S
tC tr ta i3 20 2/ 23
'X, "/i, 2S 26 27 2a 23
i We Are Always
I "Fishing"
for liusiiiesH, Our well known rep?
illation as prescription ^rut&lsu
Is a gtmrunteu thul you will ght
only what the doi t"i prescribe
i'niiir attention, n large and varied I
mock of everything ta he found In j
an "up-to-date' dwig strtii-, guar?. ?
anue you perfect MtlsfACtlon on I
njl y?ur purchases. Wo solicit your J
patronage. S
834 C. Main. 101 E- Broad. V
You're Stout
is no reason -why yon can't
share in the profit of buying
your clothing here from our
Great July
Clearance 5ale.
We Have pi.it low prices
and high cjiialily together
in this sale in a way not to
b? easily rivalled, and weVe
sizes for the big men all the.
way. up to 48. .
'$13.50 and $15.00 Suits at $9.50.
$18.00, $20.00 and $22.00 Suits at $12.50.
$25.00, $28.00 and $30.00 Suits at $17.50.
Straw Hats nt one-third off the prices?Hannn's and other hlnlV grade
Shoes at only Cfl.TSj $3,50 and $4.00 Shoes at only ij^.NR?Furnishing Goods
at "shattered" prices?Boys' Straws et hnlf prices?Boys' Sulta at about half
prlc*s?75c Shirt Waists and Negligee Shirts at ?Tic, fie, &o.
arrived hero thLs afternoon and with
frleticls he called on citizens and a num?
ber of supportons visited him at his hotel
later, Mr. Swanson spoke In the court
house at S o'clock to-night. He was greet?
ed by a large crowd. Colonel E. D. Cole,
city chairman of the parly, presided, and
the speaker was introduced by Mr. C.
O'Connor Goolrick. Mr. .Swanson was re?
ceived with liberal applause. He paid a
pretty tribute to the people and section
and then went at once Into a vigorous dis?
cussion of the questions of the campaign!
and defended himself against the charge
that he sulked in 190J.
Ilo spoke of the importance of the
office of Governor, of t lie vast powers
given the chief executive of tho State,
and the responsibility resting upon him
in seeing that all of. tho institutions, of
tiie State are properly administered. This
is the time, ho ?lid for ? business na
ministratlon and lie promised if elected
to make a business Governor. To visit all
?;? the State institutions and to expose
any graft or other irregularities.
The speaker discussed the necessity of
ini(".oving the public schools of Vir?
ginia ?liiJ favored.the adpo'tlon of a .?Ingle
Hit. He wants to see the public roads im?
proved by a combination of State,
'Federal and local aid. He pointed out
the fact that he announced his platform
on January 7th last, and later .Captain
Willard ami .Itidg? Mann camp out on
practically the same platform'.
Captain Willard and Judge Mann had
both been in the Legislature for years,
and neither bad introduced or had passed
any bills for the great reforms they are
now advocating. The congressman spoke
of (hi necessity for a business revival
In Viiginla, for utilizing' flic vast re?
sources of the State, the bringing of emi?
gration and capital-'Hr_!_th5r. w-ent Into
a glowing description of the State's re?
sources, agricultural, mining and com?
He pointed out as important In this di?
rection Ihe regulating of local freight
rates in Yjvqlciin* in,the -Interest of the
people and of Industries. 1 Ye promised if
elected Governor to look diligently after
the interests of the great masses. Ho
made a good impression and created much
Lieutenant-Governor Addresses
Big Audience at Williamsburg.
(Special t<) The Times-Dispatch.)
WILLIAMSBURG, VA., June 7.?Lieu?
tenant-Governor Joseph E. Willard ad?
dressed a large crowd Iji the courthouse
here to-night, commencing at S:30' o'clo?.?',:.
Mr. Willard arrived on the G:32 train from
Richmond, and was met at the station
by Chairman R. J... Spencer and Com?
monwealth's Attorney N. T. Henley, and
was escorted to the Colonial Inn. The
meeting was presided over by Mr. R. !..
Spencer, who introdueedjthe speaker. The
house was well filled, many standing In
front of tin- doors. Mr. Willard In bis
opening remarks said that he hud (in
ambition to be Governor of Virginia, :t
very laudable ambition he considered it,
a position any man might bo pro'KI to
occupy. Mr. Willard declared II bad buon
said of him Hint he was not ? native Vir?
ginian, and, therefore, should uo- be
elected Governor. In answering t.:e
charge the speaker said that be was a
Virginian by selection hihI through choice
and deserved trlore credit than a man who
was native born and a Virginian pcrfoive.
.Mr. Willard said that he had been
charged with bring a rich man. In answer
to this he said thero was not a '"'-'?
ih tho courthouse who was not trying to
make ni; tho money he could. "It is not
what.a man has that constitutes a true
Virginian, but what ite is. 1 Htniid up.-u
my record; upen that 1 will either .stand
or fall. I believe In a fair dial for every
man; I stand for progress. When o people
became sat Ufi ed with the condition then
tlioj begin a retrbgude movement."
Mr. Willard said he was the first ena?
lbo hitler education of. Hie niasses, Ho
said that when the next Legislature.
meets, it will finii a sut],ins In t ho
treasury <jf J7.vi.uon. if elected Governor,
he would advise the expenditure of the
grontoi' l'art of It on Ihe primary 'Hchools.
"Give a boy a good'start in the primary
schools," lie declared, "and ?G there Is
anything in him he will make his way
lo the higher schools. If you want to
,1'ee your old Stai.?.' regain lier prestige
you must give the boys a fair field and
the best possible opportunities."
Mr. Willard advocated the working Of
Hie public roads with convicts, lie said
that Under the present system of hiring
cuiinets to the Davis Shoe (''ninpany,
they come into direct competition with
honest labor, whereas the Davis Shoe
Company pubi only forty-three a nts a
(lay for convicts, the manufacturer who
employed honest hrbor paid from SI.Ml to
??.?? per dny. The pomi ronds Idra, th?
speaker mid, had pot originated with
nny one candidate, It bud prlginat^d. in
Ilia publie mind, (\iinllilnlcs rue always
looking around for a popular platform
und when they discover one they get oil
It at once.
Mr. Win.ini ealdho was tho llrst can?
didate to adv?calo 111.- single book list
mu? wlr.M his competitors found' It was
popular lhey adopted it.at once. In clos?
ing. Mr. Willard salii timi Un- old Idea
or tin- office Booking iiu- man had passed.
il a man waited for th.?.? office to seek
Iflm be would be moulding In'blH grave,
While the office would he Hied by the
man who took his gup and went out after
It, If eu?cpusful lie wnudd no Into olllcn
uhsohiti ?? 11 ?? and iintrameili d,
Coloiul Willard ?|)0k(! f?r Uli hour and a
half, und iva? frenunotly upnluuded, He
thanked lha ladle?, nulle h UUinbor o|
win,m wie pi vacui, for ibi ir uHondunce,
At the close of hi? specoli Air. Willard
wax congratulated by ? large nunihor ol
tho imilii nee, many of whom nut ?iim
for the "r*t Urne.
Fire in Boston.
(By Asioclutod Prese.)
BOSTON, MASS., .iiilv 7. Pire In Ihn
imlii-r ymd districi nf till ?oulb r-n.J ,],,|
bom 1200,000 iliytiyse to-night to yards
, 3Ud whiiflax? .vio^ci'U,
Remains of John Paul Jones Will
Be Transferred to Flagship
(By Associated Press.)
Crii.itBOURG, July . 7.-The funeral
train beating the body of Admiral John
l'atti Jon.es und 500 American sailors and
marines, arrived here from Paris to-day.
An enormous crowd surrounded the rail?
way station nnd witnessed the removal
of the hotly to a mortuari; chapel erected
on the wharf of the American Steamship
Hue. The townspeople tuen defiled De
fore the coffin respectfully uncovering.
The ceremony of transferring the body
of the admiral on board the Brooklyn
will take place at noon to-morrow and
the squadron will sail nt 5 o'clock In
the evening for the United States.
Massachusetts Citizen Delivers
Charming Address.
Shortly after 8:30 o'clock Just night,
the regular meting of R. E. Lee Camp,
No. 1. Confederato Veterans, wns called
tr order by Commander O. H. Morgan.
About thirty members were present.
Major L. T.-' ChflBtlhjr arose to intro?
duce Mr. Fred.' W." Grose, who Is con?
nected with the educational department
of Massachusetts. Mr. Cross expressed
much pleasure and gratification at having
the privilege? of addressing the members
ot the cam]), saying that, although by
birth and rearing, a "Yankee," bo felt
in many respects like n Southerner, es?
pecially as Fltzhugh "Loo was once in
Cuba stigmatized as a native of that sec?
tion of this country. wherfefwbStloh -nut?
megs are popularly supposed to bo abund?
ant. Mr. Cross said that he liuti viewed
the historic battlefields of Gettysburg,
M/chunlcsvllle. Watts's Hill, and Cold
Harbor, and that In so doing he had felt
In Imagination the honors of the bloody
conflict. Proceeding further, he declared
that the men of both sections knew and
admired each other all the bettor for the
Civil War, and that be foresaw th.o not far
distant lime when the North and the
South should become Indlssolubly amal?
gamated In spirit. Mr. Cross concluded
by hoping that Massachusetts nnd Vir?
ginia would always go hand in. hand..
Master Frank E. Hartman was elected
to the John V. McGulro scholarship for
the ensuing KchboT term. A letter, re?
ceived from Josph' IV Sweet, Rochester,
N. T., askincr If the statement that Gen?
eral Wade Hampton was wounded and
captured at Stevensburg. Va., October
11. 186S, find rescued by his own com?
mand, was referred to Cutitaln John
Lamb, of the Third Virginia Cavalry.
Contain Lamb replied in tit/1 negative,
and his letter was forwarded to Mr. .loo
Ti. Sweet, historian of the Eighth New
York Cavalry;
Chautauqua at Wytheville.
The first assembly of _ the Virginia
Chautauqua will be hold August fib to
28th, 1805, At Wytheville.; Va. A more
charming location could' scarcely be
found In the State?magnificent' moun?
tain scenery, bruclng atijiosphere,. valu?
able medicinal springs, commodious hotels
and^bonrdlng houses, with unusually low
rates. Wytheville is on the Norfolk and
Western Railway, eighty-throe miles west
of Roanoke, and for recreation and
healthful rest Is superb. The assembly
Is the only one In this region recognized
by the Nutlonnl ('. |,. ?. C. as it. center
for Ohatihuifiua work. A distinctive fea?
ture of the assembly's' programme will be
the Stimmer schools, lectures and con
'corts. Some strong and forceful speak?
ers will deliver addresses, among thom
being Governor Montague, Judge Mann.
Rev. Or. Miller, of Reform "Bureau; and
Miss Annie May Mooyman, the talejited
elocutionist and Impersonator. Many
local men of Wytheville are backing the
movement, and hope to make It a rvitw
nent siintmer assembly for the ijromotion
of the Intellectual, social and moral wel?
fare of Virginia.
Cotton Goes Down.
( By Associated Press.)
NEW YORK, July 7.?A statement nt
tilliuated to President I?'. Jordnii, of the,
Southern Cotton Asoclatlpn, In opposi
timi fnnlinnrmiillv lllirli i.rlccu for ,Milton
Is siiposeil to liav? affected the cotton
market to-day and caused a decline of
sixteen points, October selling at 10.152 at
noon; Decomber at 10.60, and January. ?(
10.77. The market opened nil average of
4 to 7 points down, President .Ionian,
In hit Nullement, advised the farmers to
Beli at len cents.
-? -
Big Wnger Made.
It wan roliablv Minted yesterday that ft
it age r of $1.000 to $7t?) had been 'mudo In
this city and the money deposited, a sup?
porter of rienator Martin pull lug up Ml0
one thousand, while 0110 Of Governor
MoiUilguo'-B adhcriuttH had taken tho seven
hundred end. In other words, the hot Is
11,000 to $700 that Martin will carry the
Stute In the primary, 'I'll" Montagne muti.
It was further ?tilled, had lost und paid
lino on a bot of s 100 to $,vb that the Martin
man in iiueHtlim would not put up Jl.OX'O
to {710 that Mintili would wlu. The parties
to the bet did not device ?????G nu mes mude
pu bili;,
Committee Pleased.
Member?! of tlie committee on water,
??p??????????,.,? by Superintendent Clutrlm
i:. Bollini;, went over the work at the
; new neiiiin^ basin yesterday afternoon,
, mu? expressed themselves us plenm?,! with
I Its proxies*. They took no action, but
? ?Imply reviewed tin- progress of mo Im?
provement, and found il up to the 0xnec<
I talions of ail
?I Laxative Bromo Quinine, the world?
wi.le CplC) ('uri-, reniOVO? UIC CAUSO, l'ali
."or the lull name und Inoli for blcn&tiiro
of. Hi, W. Grove. ?5c?AUVt ?
Dr. Washington Gladden Says
Callousness in Church is
, Most DeplorabL??.
"Rag Time" Character of Many
Hymns Strongly Condemned
By Dr. Grose.
(By Associated Press,)
BALTIMORE?, MO., July 7.?There wns
no formiti session of the international
Christian Endeavor Assoellitlon to-day,
the forenoon and afternoon being devoted
to State meetings, home mission confer?
ences, pastors' 'conferences, denomina?
tional rallies and devotional work 111 11
large number of local churches. Dig
night meetings were held tit Armory
Hall and at tho Lyric. Th? topic gov?
erning the addresses at the former was
"Evangelism,"-' while to the latter "Chris?
tian Culturo for Christian Sen?ices" gave
the keynote. ' ,
At the Lyric. Professor James L. Howe,
of Washington und Loe University; pre?
sided. Rot?. Howard B. Grose, D, D.?
of New York, made nn eloquent pica for
the old-fashioned, reverent church music,
and deprerntcd the "tag time" character
of much honrd In the churches at Ilio
present lime. Rev. Washington Gladden,
who spoke on "The Education of Con?
science," said in pail*:
"? acrtr? Is a tremendous amount of un?
educated or ? mlsoducQted conscience in
this country to-day. People In good so?
ciety?people who are members of our
churches?people who are known us our
leading citizens are doing things whloit
are horribly wrong; and neither do their
own consciences protest, nor Is there any
moral sense In the community "which ade?
quately disapproved tliolr wrong doing.
The things which have been going on of'
late can only' In explained upon the
theory of n general slump of conscience,
In financial elrel>s, and In political cir?
cles,, and in .society, and most deplorable
of all In the church itself."
Dr. Gladden urged that men should not
divest themselves ?f their consciences in
entering a corporation.
(By Associated Press. 1
CHARLESTON; S. C. July 7.?A spellai
troni Darlington announces the closing 01
the doors of, the Darlington Trust i/.om
pany's bank, n.?notice posted by Cashier
Lide Informing th? public that owing to
limyiclnl troubles involving the Inde?
pendent oil company business it would im
suspended temporarily. The bank was
capitalized at $200,000, and of this amount
?120.CO0 Is said ;lu be paid. In.
(By Xwioclate? Press.)
OYSTHR BAY, July 7.-An important
order was issued ;to-nlght by President
Roosevelt announcing the policy here?
after to be followed by tho administra?
tion in the making of appointments or
promotions in the military branch of the
government. The President orders that if
any ofllcor of the army or navy here?
after shall solicit. Influences aside from
the record of his service on file in the
war or navy departments In order to ob?
tain promotion or assignment, he shall
be debarred thereby from the advance?
ment or detail which he Is seeking.
CBy Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON, July 7.?Baron Itosen,
who will succeed Count Cassini? as am- ,
bussador of Russia to tlio United States,
and who comes to tills country In the
dual role of diplomatic representative and
one of Russian plenipotentiaries to tho
peace conference, readied Washington to?
day. He will remain in Washington for
not more than two or three days, during
which time an appointment will he made
for tlio presentation of his credentials to |
the President.
(By Associated Press.)
BUKKALO, July 7,r~Tlie advance
guard of the Elks are arriving here for
next week's reunion of that order.
Among to-day's arrivals were Grand Ex?
alted Killer William J. O'Brien, of Paltl
more; Past Grand Exulted Ruler T. J.
Fanning, of Indianapolis: Grand Secre?
tary F. T..R11I1 nson, of Duburjuo, lown,
and Grami Trustee B. F. McNulty, of
Austin, Texas. According to the grand
secretary, the older no wlias 035 lodges,
with a membership of 200,0-10, u gain of
fifty thousand members during tlio past
year. Flity-five new lodges were install?
ed' during Hie year.
(By Associated Prosa.)
ROSTON, .inly 7.-Chtirlcs S. May, for
merly president of tho Rig Bend National
Rank, of Davenport, AVusli.. was' ar?
rested by Vedenti doteellves in this city
to-ilny iiH ;\ fugitivo from justice. It wus
stated nt the Kedornl building that May
Is under Indictment in tho State of
Washington on tho ?barge of misappro?
priating funds of tho Rig Bond hunk
amounting to }28,6?0,
-J ......I-?
Mrs. Potter a Bankrupt.
(Hy Associated Press.) *
LONDON' July 7.?Mrs. Jumos RioWll
potter presented her own petition in luiiiK?
ruptey t'j-iluv, and tho court appointed a
reeeiver. Tho American actress lost
Heavily as the reHill! of recent produc?
tions lit the Savoy Theatre, und all her
personal effoets and her home at Mulden?
llOIld were sold last week.
Still Taking Evidence.
The Corporation commission was en?
gaged nil of yesterday In Hiking further
testimony in t|ic grade (Tossing mallei'
between ti?. Norfolk and Western and
Tidewater railroads. Th? hearing Will
. probubhv l,o concluded to-dftif.. .
..ooks Like Movement to Force
Southern States to Pay
Fraudulent Bonds.
Assured "By New York Governor
That He Will Be Kept
; .". ; Informed.
(Speclnl to.Tho Tltnos-Dlspntch.)
ATLANTIC CITY, N. ,7., July 7.?Gov?
ernor ?1 eh ? of North Carolina hu? ar?
rived hero, after consulting with Gov?
ernor IIIggliiM iit Albany with a vlmv of
checkmating tho Now York stock-Job?
bers, who nr.; nltcmptlng lo
Induce New York ' Stnto to
bring suit upon certain North
R?ale to' bring suit upon cortu'n North
Carolina bonds, Issimi during the recon?
struction days, known as sp'olal' tax'
bonds, which have bean formally repudi?
ated by the people gf his Stale in their
Constitution and by a legisla11ve enact?
The Governor says, with ?feat plain?
ness, that tho bonds have no standing In
law, or In fa,ci; In oilier words; that
they are fraudulent. The talk about (his
attempt to collect them hns aroused
much feeling in North Carolina, and
will no doubt have tho enfrie effect In
other States In the South, tho purpose
of tho manipulators of the f?cheme being
to start with 'North Carolina, and make
this a test case In their deep laid plans
to force all the other Stilles in the South
to make similar payments of th eprlu
elpnl and interest on these bonds, Which,
as Governor Glenn says, wero "con?
ceived in sin and brought forth in Ini?
quity." ?
In spooking,of his errand to-night Gov?
ernor Glenn said:
"There Is no thought of dofnultlng on
any obligation. ' I saw Governor liiggms.
lie told me Hint the net had been passed,
but that no one had offered to donato any
bonds to Now York under Its provisions.
He also told me frankly that If any bonde
came lo him ho would consult with me
before' any action was taken to bring suit
to collect'them."
fBf Associated Press.)
ASUEVILLB, N. C. July T.-Tho Vlr
gnia-Nor.il Carolila Pres< Conv ntlon
came to a eloic to-night with a smoker
ami passili;; resolutions of thanks ?o the
citizens of Asheville for Hi.? ?- it, it: li?
ment provided for them. In a bri ? ad?
dress by R. M. Phi Up.-:, of Raleigh,! and
the? newly elected projldent of the North
Carolina Association, the Joint convent.on
just ulb&'ed was declared to be tho most
successful In the history of the associa?
The reports read during tho various
meetings, he said, showed marked prog?
ress of North Carolina Journalism. To?
day the members of the two associa?
tions wont on an excursion to Waynes
vllle, twenty-eight miles out on the Mur?
phy branch, on a special train furnished
by tho Southern Railway.
At that city the citizens welcomed the
visitors in a most hospitable manner,
affording them a drive over the most
picturesrtue portions of thp country.
The following nre tho officers e'ected:
Virginia Association: President, R. A.
James, Danvllo, Va.: Vice President, C.
R. Camper. Klneastle, V?i. : Secretary,:: J.
L. Hart. Farmsvllle, Va.
North Carolina Association: President,
R. M. Phillips, Raleigh, N. C. : Vice Presi?
dent, T. L.isslter. Snilthfleld. N. C: Sec?
retary, J. H. Sherill, Concord, N. C.
Three More Miners Die.
(By Associated Press.)
MlJ?KKl?LD. W. VA.. July 7.?Three
more victims of the explosion in the min ?
of the Tii.ewaier Com and Cok? Com?
pany have died, making the death list
Casinogoers Treated to Number
Not on Bill Last Night.
Mr. Charles I. MeKoo, manager of the
C'aitino und the future manager of tho
Academy of Music, was presented with a
handsome Elk's badge at the Cas.no last
night by Captain Frank ??. Cunning?
ham, elty collector.
The presentation occurred whoa Bilie
Clifford was on the stage doing some of
his funny stunts. Captain Cunningham
enterod from the left wing, ami his ap?
pearance before the footlights was' tho
signal for prolonged applause from the
audience, who recognized him nt once.
Captain Cunningham addressed himself
first to Mr. Clifford nnd then to the
audience, and In a neat speech pr.?
sented the Elk's Imdge to the theatrical
manager, In ifcilng so, Mr. Cunningham
said that for years scouts liuti been out
after the scalp of "Charlie/' McKen, hut
it was not. until two or tbieo n'ghls
ago that they had been successful.
Mr. Massey Improving.
Mr. ti. li', MasHcy, tho Seaboonrd Air
Line braloarrjan. who was recently seriously
wounded in collision, Is vastly Improved,
Mr. Massey halls from Wakelleld, N,
O., and came to the hospital July 3d. Ills
physician trusts Iw Is now out of danger.
'On and Off like a Coat" I
Made in original designs of
in style, quality and finish
$1.50 and up.
1 lAH?khr WAM.lt OF blllil'l S AND COllAJl?l
F YOU will
eat more
you can do more
work, enabling;
you to earn more
money, so that
you can buy more ,
Uneeda Biscuit
do more work and
earn stjjl More
Don ? forget
Graham Crackers
Bolter Thin Biscuit
Sodai Tea Biscuit
Lemon Snaps
Supreme Court Blocks Movement
to Oust Standard Oil
From State.
? (By Associated Press.)
TOPLKA, KAiXS., July 7.-Thc law
pansed by the Legislature last winter
appropriating JllO.lOo to bu Id an Inde?
pendent oil refinery at Peru, was to-day
declared unconstitutional by the Supreme
Court in tin opln.on rendered by Asso?
ciate Justice Greene.
The court holds that the construction
of the refinery and the branch peniten?
tiary in connection with It Is a violation
of the State Constitution, which declares
that the State shall never he a party
In carrying on any works of Internal Im?
provement. The construction and opera?
tion of such a refinery, It Is ?aid, would
be a work of Intcrnnl Improvement.
Opinion Handed Down in Notable
Suit Twice Argued.
The United States Circuit Court of Ap?
peals yeslerday handed down an opinion
deckling an important case twice argued
before that tribunal by eminent attor?
neys, especially expert, in patent cases.
It was styled The Imperial Bottle Cap
and Machine "Company vs. tho Crown
Cork and Seal Company;, an appeal from
the . Circuit Court at Baltimore. The
opinion of the appellato court, written
by Judgo W. II. Brawloy. of South Caro?
linn, reverses and remands ilio case,
with directions to the trial court to dis?
miss the bill. The learned Judge In a
carefully prepnred opinion holds that
that -the patents of both companies fire
valid, ?uni that neither Is an Infringement
of the other.
This decision Is one of great Importalice
to tho manufacturers'?? bottle stoppers,
and effectually prevents a monopoly of
Ih? business by tho Crown Cork and
Seal Company, whloli sought to enjoin
and-restrain the Imperial Company from
furthot? usine' Its device? on the conten?
tion Hint It was an Infringement of the
Crown device.
' The court entered a. decree reversing
the decree of tho District Court at Wheel?
ing, VV. Vn.i Ih tho caso of Oeorge C,
Hturgiss, petitioner, vs. Frank P. Cor
bin, trustee of the Morgnntown Tin Plain
Company, bankrupth, et als. Tin? court
Is directed to continu the salo to Stur
? In a por curia opinion, the court iifllrm
ed tho Circuit Court ut Aloxnndriu, Vn.,
In tho cuse of Jnmes ?lncholoo, et nl, ap?
pellant, vs. Tho Computing Scale Com
priliy, appellee.
In the case of O'Mnra Darlington" v??
Steamer Clifton, from tho District Court
ut Clarksburg, vy. Vn., tho appellato
court entered an ordor directing the trial
court to permit tho libellants to uso ?
eortain tug boat,.heretofore libelled, hpon
,f?????????? to be named by tho lower
Tho Clroult Court of Appeals then nel?
Journed for the term.
Meetings at West End Mission.
There will ho three services to-morrow
at the \Vost Knd Boseuo MIbsIoii, No, 727
West Cury Street. At 11 A. M., tho Bible
rending and testimony meeting will oc?
cur; at ?1:30 P. M., subject, "Uolluose Unto
tho Lord; at Stf5 I', M., revival, subject,
"The Ripen Christ. ?
Mr. C. II. Oootee,(fpinierly tr'lh D, L.
Moody4 will conduct Iho servlcei, .' j ?
Mr. George C. Dromgale, of This
City, Passes Away in
The suddcB death of Mr. George C.
Dremgule, of this city, in Knoxvi.le yes?
terday was a great shock to his Rich?
mond friends.
Following Is a special telegram received
by The Tlinos-Dlspatch from Knoxville
hn.st night, giving for tho first time tho
particulars of tho deaiti:
"Mr. George C. Dromgale, salesman for
the -It. A. Patterson Tobacco Company,
of Richmond, Va., died in u loom at the
Cumberland Hotel, (his c.ty, where he was
a guest, at an early hour this morning.
"He registered last night, stating to too
clerk that In morning he would start on
his vacation. Shortly after f> o'clock,
Manager J. J. Holun of the hotel, whoso
room was near that occupied by Drom?
gale, heard groans and startod un inves?
A bell boy. who was scut out on a
veranda, whore he could see Into Diotn
gule's room, reported that the- man was
asleep. At fi o'clock, the hour for which
bo had left a call, the bell boy reported
that Dromgale could not bo awakened.
Night Clerk Liiunlus Immediately went
to the room nnd found the man ilo id.
Three physicians were summoned und
pronounced death due to heart fjliure.
The coroner did not think it necessary
to hold ail Innuest. Mr. Dromgalc's homo
Is at Valentino, elghtetii miles from
Petersburg, Va. Ho was forty-two years
Of ago .and unmarried. No word luth yet
been received from relatives as to the
disposition of tho romains."
(Special lo The TliT'Os-Dlspntcl'..)
BRISTOL,' VA., July 7,-The Southwest
Virginia Medical Society, wlildi has Just
adjourned after holding an interesting
semi-annual session at Pulaski, Va., will
meet In Bristol noxt in January. The
Bristol physlcluns who attended the meet?
ing at Puhiskl were Dr. ?\'. li. St. John,
Dr. M'. Mi Pearson, Dr. A. 8. Pllddy, Dr,
?. II. Reeve.
GLOUCESTER C. rL, VA.-Tho livery
stable of John .Lemon f?olored) was burn*
ed last night. A'vulunble horse belonging
to Mr. Edwards was destroyed, and mUoK
provender, Tlio lire was evidently of an
Incendiary origin?
? ? ? . ? ? ,
Lady Thrown From Buggy
Mrs. JO. C. Garthrlglit was painfully
Injured yosterduy afternoon whllo driving
down Main Street with her husband, At
Thirteenth und Mala Streets tho horse
stumbled, .throwing Mrs. GuHhrlght out
of tho buggy. Slio was thrown over tlio
dashboard on her head and sustained
s(;veral painful bruises. Dr. Pitt was cull?
ed and she was made as eotnforluble a?
possible and taken to her home, No,
801 mini Street.
rX T?ko Hereford'? Aeld Phosphat?,
quiot* tu? nerven, ?heves uauseu. ani)
sick heudnehc and loduee? *jrefr??Ulp?
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