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advertise in tho Times Dispatch reach the huying public. THB TIMES FOUNDHD 1M?. TIIE DIHPATCH FOUNDHD IHO. WHOLE NUMBER 18,167. RICHMOND, VA., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1910. THF. WKATIIEa TO-DAY?F?lr. The Times-Dispatch "prints all tho news and prints it first." PRICE TWO CEN' EI5T EM PEOPLE SPLIT Dl UMOH ButMotionto Have Board Defeat Plan Is Howled Down. ALDERMEN TO VOTE TO-NIGHT Ccrtain Now That Ordinance Will Bc Adopted by Safe Ma jority?RicharcV, Beaten in Council, Takes Fight to Tool House at Chim borazo. T H After four hours of dlscussfdn on consolidation of Rlchmond and Man? chester u-si nlght, thc East End Im? provement Assoclatlon rcfuscd to adopt a series of prcparcd resolutlons instruotlng the Marshall Ward Al dermen to vote agalnst thc pendlng ordinance. By a countcd voto of IS to 7, with many not vollng, lt was declared to bo the senso of thc meet? lng that tho pending ordinance on talls .00 heavy a burden on the clty of nichmond, ultnough the author ot the motlon dlstlnetly dl$ctaim?_ any opposition to consolidation aa a prin? clple. Tho ordlnanco comes up to-nlght ln tlio Board of Aldcrmen for concur I'inco In tho actlon taken by the Com? mon Councll lnst Friday nlght. lt will paas wlthout amendment. Many of thc Aldcrmen heard the flood o oratory which kept the Councll in ses? sion untll mldnlght, and aro not dls posed to ttiresh tho ground over again. Tho opposition, made up ln tho main of dclegau-s from thc outlying wurds, wlU urgo tho need of thc new area for furthcr Improvemcnts, and will ?cck to lor.a tho measure wlth some nmendment that will cause it to go back to the Councll. Falling ln that. will come as a last reeort 3. movo to dodgo vollng by refcrrlng lt to the people at a speclal ciectlon. (.'crtitlu to fiel Big Vote. 0) But from the best information to bc s-ecured !a_t night It seema certain that thc final roll call will eee the ordinance adopted as It came from the Councll and wltli several votes to spare. Jlcldom ln recent years has there been any measure beforo thc Councll ln which there has been auch a ?. u- :"..-..?!'?: . rjctnand from ..'. _.-.u-t- of thc clty" for its adopliou. Tho com inerclal bodles without esceptlon have indorsed lt; c'.evcti hankcrs have signed a paper approving It, antl every member of the Council has been de lugcd wlth letters favorlng afflrma tivo and prompt act'on. Only VXtiry at Meetlng. About fifty cltizens of Marshall Ward. malnly members of the East Knd Improvement Association. attend? ed thc meetlng in the tool houso on Chimborazo Park last night. Business Miinagcr Dabney, ot thc Chamber of Oommerce, who has taken u leadlng part in thc work for thc union of tho cltics, was invlted to spcak for tho afflrmallve, and Councilman RIchards to speak for iho opposition; Coun cllmcn Rlchards, Gcntry and J. C. Powera wcrc present, as was Alderman J. M. Spence. who announced that hia positlon had not been ohangod, and that he will voto for the ordlnanco. Aldcrmen Nel3cn and Richardson. un derstood to bc either doubtful or opposcd. were not there. Former Councilman John Grimes and former Alderman John Sattcrfleld were interested spectators. the latter. now Clty Sergeant, ohacrlng cnthur-iastlcal ly for union. Mr. Dabney mado a clear-cut speech, in which ho polnlcd out lho advantages of annexatlon. He wns followed by Councilman Richardson, who opposcd the union, holdlng that- tho terms tverc too liberal. Rcsolution IVIthdttuvn. Many members had left beforo tiie speoches were concluded. Tho voto was flrst taken as to- tho senso of thc mecting that whllo not opposirig consolidation, yet tho terms imposed an exccs3lvo burdon on Richmond. Mr. Oanzert offered a prcparcd rcsolution instructing tiie Marshall Ward dele gation in thc Board of Aldcrmen to i opposo the ordinance, but lliere wns a storm of protest, an,i ratlier than see it killcd the resolution was with drawn. ATTACHED BY FIENDS Engineer Beaten, RobhcU. Tliru.ti In Flirnnur, nnd Tled to Fly Whccl. Hagerstown, Md., __bruary 14.? Robbed and beaten by threo masked men. hound hand and foot and hls head thrust into a blazing furnace, from which ho was wlthdrawn only becauso the door was not large enough to admlt hls shouldors, and then placed on thc fly wheel of an en glnc, which was nftertvard started, hut from which he fortnnatoly fell at tho lirst revolutlon, John G. Nel bert is ln a pltlable and serious con? dltion, though it is thought he will recover from hla terrible experience. Nelbert, who is engineer of a graain olevator here, went to the englno room carly thls morning. as usual, and started the flre. Shortly therc ttfter three men, boliovod to he ne groes, enterd tho room and attaeked hlm. Ho is a powcrful man, and for a timo kopt tho trio at bay; but was fllially (flverpowored, and $10?all thc money ho ha_ with hlm?was takon. His ussailants then attempted to com? plete their crimo by cremating him, Only his head could be forcod through the furnaco door, however, and thls uttempt waa abandonod. The robbers then placed the body of tho engineer hctwoen tho spokes of thc fly whool and eot th ngine in motlon. evldontly hollevlng that Nelbert would bo torn to pieces. But at tho lirst rovolution of tho big wheel the onglnoor slipped to the lloor, whero ho waa found some limo later. Thero is no cluo to'the robbers. - titlliiiiiu C'iimo PoMtpbued. Sun Franclsco, Cal., Fobruary II.? 'Allhougit hoih sldos unswercd "ready" to-day for tho second tiial of Batrlck Calhouu, pvosldent of tlio Unitoil Rail. wuys, for olferlng to .brlba a supor vlsor, tlio caso was postponed for tho tirst tlme, S"lnS' over untll Thurs >amage Done by Bom bardment of Mata? galpa Unknown. 'ENSE SITUATION EXISTSIN CAPITAL :>jndreds of Troops Ready to Go With Estrada if Latter's Ad? vance Is Not Checked?Gov? ernment Takes Steps to Protect American lnterests. T E E )o u Managua, Nlcaragua, February 14.? leavy flehl guns posted on the hllla / thc Madrie forces yesterday began hombardrncnt o fMatagalpa, whlcli :i February 1 was taken by the revo itlonlsts under General Chamorro. rlor to thc openlng of the bombard icnt, thc government nottflcd tho mcrican eonsular agent at that clty, ,'illlam II. do Savlgny, so that the on-combatants could wlthdraw. Mr e Savlgny protcstcd agalnst the bom ardment, whlcli, ncverthclcss, was irrled out. The Madrlz troops were under com land ot General Lara. Subsertucntly, ne attack upon tho clty was aban onedj but it la likely to be rcsumed t any moment. The cxtent of the amagc has not been asecrtalncd. The rdtua'.lon in Mnaagua ls tense. nd no. one can say what is likely to appen in tho next few day.*, partleu niy ln tho government forces lalllug o dafcat the revolutiontsts. S To add to tho aerlous aspect of ffalra at tho capital, lt is known hat there ara hundreds here ready o take part with General Estrada and he other revolutlonary leaders the noment thclr success ls asaurcd. i npiiiln SitPO"*. Killed. Captaln Consta'htlnb fiaenz, who wa_ n command of thc flrlng squud at thc .xccutlon of the two Anicrlcaty;, Groco md Cannon. was shot to death ln hc streets thls afternoon by a "N'lcara- P ;uan soldler. The cxcltcmcnt follow- J_ ng thls tragedy was intense, and it * iccamo necessary to call out all the ? lolice and to order rclnforcements of ? Ifty pollco from Leon. A large number ot addltlonal polltl :al arrcst- have bccn made. Among tho new prisoners is Alfonso Solore _a.no, wlio was the Mexlean vlcc-consul here. but wl*.o yesterday was removco from that post. V?ccyC'ons_l Henry Calde.-a has *.<? eclved a telegram from Constilar Age-lt j De Savigny. at Matagalpa, tranemlt- t tlng the following letter from Gen? eral Chamorro: ."You know of the hattles fought in the last few days by my command ln Sagal and San F.amon, and thc taking by my troops of Matagalpa and Jlnotega. and also the slx-hours* hat tlo of the 11th, ln whleh so much preclous blood was shed on both sldes. "Belng desirous to stop further bloodshed, l authorfsce you to convey to Madrla my readiness to reopen pea.;e negotlatlonx. It" he accepts, no tlfy me and I wlll notify General Kstrada." t'oionient ?if Mndrl-;. .So far, the only comment Tresident Madrlz has made on thln mossage was that De Savlgny was activo in behalf of Chamorro. Itcar-Admlral Klir.boll hus notiflr-d tho helligerents on both sides that thoy will be held responslble for tho persons and property of ncutrals in Matagalpa. The American consul at Managua. .lose Ollvares, after rldlng all night, arrlved to-day at Metapa, twelvo miles from Matagalpa. The consul is accom panylng a courler who came hero re? cently and appcaled to him to prevent the destructlon of American property. Mr. Ollvares at once declded to Inves tlgate tho conditions for hlmself. Much Sufferlng I.ndurcil. Slontrirosa, Nicaragua, January 26? i (By Courler to Blueflclds, via ICew Orleans, February 141.?General Me na'.s forco ls small and mobile, ln- ' cludlng sixty cavalry mounted on mules. All told it does not number over 700 at present. but it wlll be lncreased. Tho general ls now en? gaged In brlngtng hls last detach ment of 200 strong over the trails from Muello des Peruls. At the lat? ter place, which ls nothlng but a pas ture, Mena was jolned by _leneral Gordon and his seouts and two Amer? ican newspaper correspondents. Gor don's homo Is at Panama, where his cletachment was recrulted. Tho tug bearlng the forces of Gen? eral Mena proceeded up the Erjuia to the mouth of thc Mlaco Rlver. Twenty raplds were encountered before Muolle do _os Burls was reached, each com pelllng tho passengers to dctour through tho bushes whlle the Indlan paddlers Jumped Into tho streains and pushed the boats through tho trou blod watcrs. The mud Is more than two feet deep in tho valleys, and the inoun talnsides are steep and slippory. Vines reach out in hldden places to drag tho rlder from his mount and thorns are unavoldable. "The fact that mules carry heavy burdens ovor such trails seems nuir velous. They clambei- llko apes up tlio hillsides and slid- down like skl rupners. "Cold nights havo caused much suf? ferlng because of Insurtlolent clothing Food is scarc-e, tho army bolng on about ono-third ratlons. Much food and many cooking utonslls wero lost on the trails. Desplte all thls, howaver, everybody is healthy and ln good splr? its. The soldiers express eogerness to meet the enemy." Must Protect Aiuci-Icaiift. Washlngton, D. C, Fobruary 1-1.?Thel State Department has recelved acablc-i gram from Admlral Kimbiill stating that rresldent Madrlz had eominunl-1 cated to hlm ln effect lils (Madrlz's) I orders to his mllltary commanders ini tho vicinlty of Matagalpa and else whero, dlrectlng that thc persons and property of Americans living withln thoir jurlsdlctlon must be fully re snected. -, The admlral further States that he has sent to Goneral Chamorro, of tho rovolutionary forces, a message Iden tlcal with tho ono ho sent to Madrlz, whlcli was ln substance that the United States govoi-nirient looked lo hlm for. tho 'full prote-tinn of Ameri? cans in tho terrltory covered by hls onerallont*. Heriiiiinu .lui-.y Uisit_rcr-i, l^ortland. Ore? Fobruary 14.?Tho jury in the caso of Ulngei* llerniaun, I'hurged with land frauds, unnouneed a illsagrenmei, to-day, and waa dlu cbarged, o u s e Committee Fa vorably Reports Bill After Hearing. OME SET APART FOR EPILEPTICS lony Establiished by Legislaturc. itate Accountant Bill Passcs Hous e?Senate Approves Separate Care for Criminal Insane?Indeterminate Sentence Bill Killed. Over thc protest of two mlnlster?, e House Committee ou Iloads and ternal Navlgatlon, at the cloae of a aring- yesterday, declded by virtually tinanimoug vote to report favorably o Curtcr blll, allowlng intcrstato nr.s tc run on Sunday In >'irglnla. ie bill has passed thc Senate by ianlmous vcie, nnd witl be rcported tho Houso to-day. Both thc rallroads and thc organlzrrl -.-*? ..?..??-_ _,.._ iioni m> irtunltlus to attend relleious worshlp. ic rallroads wlsh to he relieved from e fincs which are Imposcd on them somo placcs as penalties when they y to so arrange the runnlng of trains to take the trulnmen Into termlnals. A featuro of tho hearlntj was the liing speech made by Captaln W. B. nlthers. of thc Souttiern Rallway. ho urged that tbc measure tends to it'ter conditions for the railroad man id for more opportunltlcs to culti ito family lifo. On tho other hand. iosc wlto opposed the bill regarded lt i a blow to Sunday observancc In lrginla. Colony for Kpllcptlcs. IC_tablishmcnt of tho cpileptio colony i Amherst county Is assured, If Gov rnor Mann sign.s the blll. for lt assed the Scnate yesterday. Thc !ou.se has already acted favorably. he measure carries no appropriation :>r this feature will be attended tt y tho Finance Committec in tho gen ral appropriation bill. Thc plan is to take all the cplloptic atlents from the varlous hospltals foi lie insane 'and place them upon thls olony. whero they will be under thc are of spcclalists ln their peculltu orm of affliction. Thls is a stei arnoath rocornnt.ndcd r> uUonlbu nd phyKtcians cvcryw'.ierc. Vpon tht irgo farm which has been bought bj ho board of directors tt ls expectef hat many of these unfortunates wil ecomc sclf-supporting. for most o; ho time they are able to labor. This instttutlon may get some moncj r lt may not further than the annua ayments necessary to complete. thi urchase of the farm. Thc Flnanci Jommtttces will do what they can. bu u any case lt was regarded as impor ant that thc State should formally cs abllsh tho colony. It has been fcaret hat the large price paid, togcthei ,-lth the cost of adapting the property i-hen considcred in the light of tht ondition of the Treasury, would pre ludc any deeided step at this sessioi f thc Legislaturc. Thc membera gen rally wish to see the consummatioi i_ tho plan if lt is possible. Care of Crlmlnal lnsaue. Further legislation was enacted yes crday along the line of caro ot th nental unfortunates when thc Scnat lassed thc bills making separate ac ommodations for thc care of th ?rimtnal insano. It is intended t aro for the whites of thls class In eparate building at the Southwestey itate Hospital, at Marion. and for tn colored at tho Central Hospital a 'etcrsburg. It is argued that thc mnocent bh .armless insane will be thc better ? his change. and that those wlth crllT al impulscs will be better guard md controllcd and made to some extei o have their detcntion partake of t -iiture ot" the punlshment which tl 5ta"te metcs out to those who dlsobc ior laws. ,., ii V proposed measure deaung wit ?rtminals was killed in the Houso ye :erdav, when a motion was carried V i large majority to dismlss from tl -alendar the Throckmorton blll pn v-iding for an indeterminate sentciv Cor criminals. lt was proposed th: luries should flnd persons gullty or : Dffcnse in whatcver legal degreo thi saw fit, and- that suck persons shou it least serve tiie mlnlmum senten requlred for tliat offense. An advi jry board was to havo boen created .xamlno their criminal records. and tvas to be within the judgment of th board whether tho prisoners should reloased at the end ot tho minimti term or be made to serve tho mlxlmui The intontlon was. of course, to stir ulate good bchavior and reform. T! opinlon prevailecl that the State w not ready for legislation ot* tlils sort. Aeeountnnt Blll Ptu??ed. Mr. Throckmorton was more succes ful wlth two of hls other measuros. I a large vote he got tho blll establlslui a Stato accountant through tho Hou and also secured thc engrossmont the moasuro providlng n State. Board > Optometry. Both of theso met Wi opposition. It is probablo tbal tl optometry blll will bo passed to-day. There was a feeling lhat the Sta accountant would nntail a usfiless c: pense, but with tho recent report tho leglslatlve audttlng commltteo b lore lt, showlng doplorablo condttio; In some of the Stato olltces. tho adv qatos of the bill had hut little Iroub ln socurlng lts passagb. Tho Senate held an afternoon scssb for the purpose of clearlng up thc eu endar, and advanced thirty-soven St ato bills from their lirst to thclr sc ond roadings. Tho Byrd liquor bill, which had be' favorably roported from the I-lou Commlttee on Countles, Cities a Towns, and was on its second readii waa sent to the Finance Committec motlon of its chnlrnian. Colonel Bo man. The veteran nicinbor from Ho noke busod hlsynotloh upon tht< fi that tlio maasuro currios a feiitu which will bring $80u,0liu revonuo |r. tho Stato annually, aml under thc XC'6htinuea~on' Fourth, Page.)?" "flUME-UP" FIXED Tl B?T ELAtfIS On Witness Stand He Denounces<<Trick"of Federal Officials. STOLEN LETTERS FOUND IN HIS BOX > c Documents Missing From Land Office Files and Contents Pub lished, Allegcd to Have Been Left by Him in Grand Jury Room at Seattle. vroslilngton, D. C, February 11.? The Balllnger-Plnchot lhijulry began to bristlc wltli Interest to-da;', when John E. Vcrtrces, counsei _or Secre? tary Balllnger, undertook the croe? examlnatlon of L. lt. Glavls, principal witness for thc prosecutlon. The ellmax of tho duy waa rcached late in the afternoon session. when Mr. Vertrcos announced that a box hclonglng to Mr. Glavls an.l loft tn tho grand jury room at Sen ttie, had been broken open a few days ago an,] that a number of letters iijlssing from the flles of the Land Offlce ln Seattle, coples of which have recently bccn publlshed ln a vvcekly paper, were found therc-In. Sceiu* n "Krnlllc-ll'p.,, Glavls angrily declared that lf Any letters had been found In his belung ings "a frame-up1' had been jireparo.l agalnst him. Hls denunciation of Fed? eral offlclals who would stoop to such a trlck to wln thc favor of their su perlors called out a demonstratlon of applausc from the spectatorj--, whlcl. caused Chairman Xelson to unnounee that a repetltlon ot the outburst would result in the room belng rleared. Mr. Vcrtrces announced that C. A. Christiansen. Glavls's successor as chief of tho field division, would bo called to testify to thc flndingr of thc letters. At the morning session ?Ir. Vortrecs drew from tho witness thc fact that ho made no charges of corruptlon againht any one tn the Land Office or thc Department of the Intcrior. Glavls declared that if hc had found evldence of corruptlon hc would ha'vo taken the matter to a grand jury instead ot to thc Presldent. Through a process ?f climiiiation the witness clcared aU j>f thc other offl vials ot ony wlU.i.: n rongdoing. Me asserted that ho was fully convlneed that the facts he had offered in evl? dence warranted the Judgment that neither Secretary Balllnger nor Land Commissioner Dennttt was flt to hold an office of publlc trust. S*ot Flt for OUlce. As to Assistant Secretary of the Intcrior Plerce, Glavls declared that he had rendcred an erroneous tnter pretatlon of the coal land law ot May. 1H0S, and that decision, whllo not an act of wrongdolng, indlcatsd that he was not flt to flll the offlce lie now holds. Dennitt. Glavls declared, was noth ing more "than a tool" for Balllnger. At the aitortioon scsslon Glavis. in ro sponso to a qucstlon by Mr. Vertrccs, summed up the speclfic acts of wrong doing. which he charged against Sec? retary Ballinger. His statement was a long ope, but it was listened to with intense interest, and really, for tho lirst tlme. gave a _elinite statement of thc prosecutlon's case. , 4 anuoii ltnpn "\evrspaper.s. Washlngton. D. C, Fobruary 14.? "If wo loso slght of our own importancc and of our own posltlon for the time being. there wlll come in our places lo.?o slght of the necesslty to provide for an orderly procedure under wliich a majorlty can work its wlll." "Unclo Joe" Cannon, laying* aslde his gavel and speaking to-day from tho floor of the House, merely as "the gentleman from Illlnois," sounded this warnlng to his colloagues. "Kepresentatlvo Cannon" arose for the purpose of presenting his approvtl to thc pending rlvcrs and harbors ap? propriatlon blll, but; during hls speech he took occasion to refcr lightly to magaxinc and newspaper criticism aiul to tclllng thc mlnorlty members thnt tho power of the majorlty was futile unless enforced by well olled ma? chinery. It was whilc Keprcsentative Fltz grald, Dcmocrat, of New York, had tho lloor that membors were sur prlscd to seo the Speakcr rlse from a seat in their mldst, and inqulro: "Will the gentleman from New York yleld to me?" "j will yleld to tho gentleman?I hellcfo from lllitiois," replled Mr. Bltz gcrald. smillngly, Votctl for lliu, Mr, Cannon told tho House how he had voted for u rlver and liarbor hill during Arthur's adirilntstratlon,, and cxplalned that lie had voted to pass the measuro over tho Prosldent's veto. Ho said ho bad had some trouble ln justlfylng that vote before hls eon stltuents. but he. had done so. Iteferrtng to his trip down the Mis slsslppi with President Taft in con? nectlon with newspaper attacks ut that time, Mr. Cannon said: "When 1 turned to como back from Ncw Orlcans the critlcisms I recelved and that many others recelved, not founded upon corroct lnformatlon, made mo wondor whether I was afoot or liorseback; whether x was i or somobody olso, "I expect wo will continue to re? ceivo all kinds of .correct and faku lnformatlon that is fishod for here and there." continued the Speaker, "ln order that our great inetropoiitati journals may contlnue, somo of thom to iiut'Ko their papers from day to day, llko tlio Yunkeo made his razora. to scll. But i dpatro to say to tho gen? tlemen ou both stdes of tho House 0111 that ln Hie last nnalysis, out of thn ?y-jtwo great organlsitUlonsi.. lhe minorltv i*-' i.-oin-iime to tlmo puttlng. the'.majorlty u;l>,.,i |ts good bchavior, Reeklng- t0 bo j'''; como lhe. majorlty. wlll Com0 correct |U' lcgislations and correct appvoprlatlons |2 for tho ereatost good of tho people of lhe lepublto,'*- l fODER, CONVICTED BY JURY, BEGINS SENTENCE IN JAI New Member of Commission i Goes There for Fifte Days, 'Gaining Nott ing by Appeal. j. mciiAitn \vi\r.i*iKi,n. ret-s Medal From Italy, and Harsh Words From Fcllow Explorcr. AORE HONORS PLANNED .ongrfegs May Scnd_JcU?i luto Antarctic to Claim Wilkes Land. Washington. D. C, February II. Sobert B. Peary. dlscoverer of the ?Jorth role, had thc nnique experience .o-day of being decorated by a for jlgn sclentllic society.. and vltuper ?e_ by a feliow-explo'rer nnd oountry man. Furthermore, tt was announced that Congress may supply funds wlth which thc American who has been furthest North will lead an expedl? tlon into thc Antarctic seas to lay :laim to territory dlscovercd nearly 100 ycurs ago by another intrepid American, and over, which no flag has yet been fiown. . The Italian Geographlcal, Society haa sonferred on Commander Peary tho Klng Humbert gold medal. Command? er Peary, however, has withhehl his iccoptance of tho soelety's ir.vitatlon to him to speak ln Rome, for he ls ln a measure now subject to the or lers of the Navy Departinont. Secretary Meyer to-day announced that if lt was decided to have Com? mander Peary head the oxpedition that wll! lay claim to Wilkes Land' on be? half of tho United States. Presldent Taft probably would ask Congress to provide sufficiont funds for the carry? ing out of tho expedltlon. Ulaeoveretl by AVllkcs. Wilkes Land, which lles for down In the Antarctic, was discovered early In tho nlneteent.il century by Charles Wilkes, an American naval offlcer.. In vlew of thn interest now attaching to tho search for the South Pole lt suddenly has become ot importancc. Tho House Commlttee on Naval Af fairs, whleh voteddown the proposi lion to retirc Peary wlth thc rank and pay of a rcar-admlral, has ,received a number of letters,. condemnatory and otherwise, on the acliou. One was received to-day .from Cap tain B. S. Osbon,, prosldent of-tho/Are tic Club of America, which |s bittcr in tho extreme. Captaln Osbbn,' who cliampioned the cause of Dr. Cook in tlio recent Poury-Cook controver-y,,did not mlnce words ln ? denoiinclng Mr. Peary, and attrlbuting to hlm Infruc tlon of practlcally all the rulos of de eoncy and good taste. To havo given Commander Peary the rank nnd pay of a rear-admlral, Cap? taln Osbon declared, would havo beer u 'Toul blot on the records of Con? gress and an Insult to ihe navy oi tho Unlted Statos, nnd would have dls gusted mtlllohs of our citizens," COUNT OF BALLOTS BEGIMS rnr-oiiK-Sniinil.ru Contc-t Cn-c lu lliintli of Sulii-ommittoc. rSpeolal to The Timos-blspatcli.] Washington, D. C, 1.bruury 11.?Tho supcoinmlttQe named tn count tho b.al lot_ in tho l-'arsoiis-Saunders contest case mi>t to-day and couuted the bat lots ln Patrlclc county and started \u_ thoso of Grayaon, Fifty votes were set ttsldo ln l'atrirk as doutitfiil, to bo passed "" latar. lilacli county will bo taken up lu LllO same way . I'rh HOGS STILL COMING UP Sour Skjpvnni, l)e_|illo Copwlnr .. Agltiillou. Chlcago, lik, February 11.?Tii_ widespread asitatlon agalnst tlio IiIkIi prlce or meat has Called to cliock tlio advanco ot liog prices, llve liogs at Lho Btoclt yartis lioro a_llln? -ui-day ?t the lilgluVt inai'k, wlth one tHteop tloii Of thO last forty yeai'S, Tho new hich polnt recurded to-day was $9-37Js iipT- iniiuliiHl pounds, uud protlictions woro fi'ooly mado lhat within a. few I yyeoka tttO flO level WlU havo been ja_st??u_ HU 1HES IlllO'S PLAC1 Governor Appoints Albcmar Man on Statc Corporation Commission. TO FtLL UNEXP1RED TER ,'c.w Ivlember. W.ell Known 'Manager ot Two Senatorial Campaigns. J. llichard Wlngfloid. of Albema county, was named yesterday by G< ernor Mann as a member of thc Sti Corporation Commlssion to succc Colonel Joseph B. 'Wlllard, of Fairfi rcslgncd. Thc appolntment ii for t uncxpirod term, whlcli extends to Fc ruary 1, 101-', and is subject to co firmatloh by the two houscs of t Gcticrul Assembly. sltting in jolnt s? slo'n. Mr. Wlngfloid, who was in t city for some tlme yesterday, said will accept the posltlon. but that would take no step toward quailfyl: untll the Legislature ha" uctod a the appolntment conflrmed. The appolntment was made .in special message iorwarded by *t GovErnor to both houscs. Mr. Wlngfi'e is a native of Albemarle county, whe ?hc has lived all hls llfo. Hc' ls slxt three years of uge. At tho age cighteen' he 'left the Virginla Millta Instltute to eitllst in the Confederi: Army, and at the battlo of tho YVildi ness tn lStil was -aevcroly woundi a hall penetratin gone Utng. At t close of the v/ar.Mr. Wlpsfleld enter tho Universlty ot Vlrglnla; near-1 honu? from which hp later r.ccclv the degrees'of, master of arts - a bachelor ol' law*;. t'ood lteeord ns reglnliitoi*. 1'indtns'that hls health had been ! ?jured by army lUo and tho rwult-. Ills wour.ds,- hc went .back to.hlb fa. whero hc continued as .a . \ lrgn 'planter and business man for a nu ber'Of years. ' In, 1SS1 he was.elcct tothe tSatc Senate and was returr ,in 1S-5. whero he waa for a tlme -hu man of tiie.Commi.tu-.c> on, ^Jnance, o hold othor important comratttee i -iS'iiniefUs v/hen .political eontl It-uis 'tho State wero Ih tho greatest i heaval, and when clear judgment i abillty was necessary ln the manai ment of tho State's tinances. Dtir tho lirst term of Presldent Clevela Mr. Wlngfif-ld* was nanieil asKUnl States consul tp Costa Jttca.; Later wus elected as treasuror of AlDomc county. ? iu whieh posltlon he ? ser three-terms. Mr. Wlngfloid has manv vears beon identlfied with p Uo'aftalrs ln the Stato, always tak closo interest ln tlio welfare ot dominant party. IIe Is a closo rri> of Governor Mann, and during ?fgovernbrshlp campaign was ono ol -j oloseat advlsors and staunchoat wo ' i ers. IMuu'ngeil Uuny rmnpiilKn*. \s u political campaign mana? Mr Wlngfloid has ben porhapa b known throughout the Stato tor masterly hnn.liliig of tho rainpu.ign tlnltod States Senator John W. Dai agalnst John S. Harhour tor the soi ! torlal election. nl the hands of i Legislature, and hls later mauaKonv I nf tho first sucoessful campaign 1 Seniitor Thomas S, Martln. Ile ho , tlmt polltles ls a profosslon to wh | overy business irfnn should -lond , aid aiul judgment; and hls servlces the Deinoorutle party have long ? titied hlm io recognltlon, Mr. U'liifTfield uas.a euller ;U I Capltol yeatorday moynlng, und v. tho roclplont ot niuotn, attontjon. la recoivlng many oaUari >????? hls ro.o at tho Jet'l'i.rsoii llotol. lie left ca ln tho afternoon for hls liome Iu AU nuirlo county, where ho wlll uwait i action of tho Cloiu-ral Assembly as tlie coni'irmalion ot hls uppolntmo iiis appotntmeut was not iiuexBeot in vlew of the staloiiu-tit Iu '1 Tlinos-'lMsptttoh on Saturday that had first eall on tho office, Tluiw Iti'lli-iniv Si'l. i-'ishi-.tii Landlng, N. v., i-v-i.i-u; ii.?Fobruary 23 has Uceh set ?'??* daie for the tirst hearlng ou tho i plkuittun of Hurry . K. Thuw u> U-iiiist'oiTod from llio Matteuw Asylunt for tho Crlnilnal lusiuio aouio otlicr StiUo InstUutlon. ORDERED TO PAY FINE AND COS1 Guilt, on Charge of Crimi Libel, Clearly Proved, Ju: Making Punishment Ligh So He Could Not Pose as Martyr?Silent as They Lead Him Away. Will Not Print Pamphlet Agai I hnve .Iuit kccu thc sl.itciuent Mr. Yoder In nn nftcruoou paper llic effect Hu.l T vtlll prlnt liniiiphlc. for hlm thln ucrk. I It formed him over tbc telephone th morning llint l would not prlnt Tor ii i in ngnln. On further consh erntlon, I did not nec how x conl nvold llic lemiM ?r our original con tract If lut nlioult! InttlRt upon prlnt Iim. Thln he said he would di tn vlcvr of Ibe rcninrkiilile ?lcvelo|i iiumiIs ln the enne, Iioivcver, I fet (iim i him ii'il In honor bound nhiric by 1I1N agreement, and ahal thcrcforc not conscnt to lt? furtlie publicntlon from my plant. TILDEN SCHEUEn. Convlclcd of crimlnnlly llbcllug . Ilec C'ominixsioncrs fhrl* Manntng, _ nml W. Diuigliii (.orrion nnd I'ol Justlce .lolin J. ("ritfclillclit, Adon t'Mlcr wns InKt nlght ncntcnccd bj Jury in Ihe Uuatlngn Court to pn? line <>l' s.-.n nnd tn scne n terni of 1 prlsomncnt for flftcen dnyn. He su niltted to llic vcrdlct, nnd Immedlatt entered upon hln scutcucc iu. thc Cll .Inll. The cn?e went to thc jury nt Oi1 o'clock. Within thlrty-ncven. inlnul tberc was n rnp on thc door, ?nil Judi Harrlson Insued nls order tbnt tho 'vt dlct nboulu '?c received ln wllencc. *\Vhnlever Ihe verdlct rany be," snlil. "I command you lo receive lt wl thc re-pect due to thr court, nnd tt ls tn nbKolnle ailencc." Iu two inlntiteM more the jury ttm thc hax, nml ClcrK Walter "ChrMl read the verillef, "Wc, thc Jury, a tlic prlxoncr guilty a.i eliarsreil, ?od I hln ininlsiliineut nt ,'lflcen days In J* nnd n flue of S5l>." Tlic vcrdlct lu II Pollce Courl, where Maglstrntc WlHn Grlgg- prcHldcd, wns Ibe ?nmo ns ' the Jall ncntencc, but S100 flnc. Prlstmer Submlts. Mr. Meredlth, ot counsel Cor tho di fensc. immediately asked to bc allov ed flfteen minutcs' conferenco with h cllunt. In twenty minutcs he rcturi ed. and stated that Yoder would su mlt to tho verdlct. "My cllcnt," he said, "though dl clalming his guilt. lias docided to sr. mlt to tho verdlct on account ot fina cial difficultles and bocause his co nection wlth J, Marshall Atklnson 1: been proven. That is all we have say." Yodor stood on the right side ot ) attorney. his head bowed and ! bands restlng on tlio chair in front him. "Mr. Yoder," said tho court, "hf you anything to say why scntoi should not be passed on you?" i Meredlth whispcred to tho prlson and lio renialnod unmovod. "Thon," satd the court, "X sontet you to flfteen days In tlio Clty Jall a to pay a fine of $30, in accordaneo w the verdlct of tho jury. An offli may now take the prlsoner in charg Thc sontenco was immediately '< fective. Deputy Atklnson. stopped the prisoncr's side. But boforo he v led away, the Kov. B. Franklln Br/i pastor of Immamiol Baptlst Church, i wlilch Yoder is a member, shook hav ti- ' wlth tho nrlsoner and spoke to hhr oi j few word's of consolatlon. Then "5 ? jer, accompanled by onc of hls brol ? ' er- who has been with him since t ed ? begtnntrig of the. trial of Clydc Sat ed ir nd as rlo ders's suit in the Law and Ko.u Court. started on bis journey to I City Jall. Heard Verdlct lu Sllcuce. There was no demonstratlon. 1 vcrdlct and subso.uent proceedlr ?were received lu steiulfast stloni The courtroom had been lillect to o\'i - lio w ing all day, and the allence gtrlotly en.Orced. by ibe court v brolten only by an occaslonal cou or a mutteVed tltter as a Uttle railh ,.,. passed botween Harry M. Smlth, . ing and the court. On tbe lower lloor the large erowd oongregatcd to seo Yoi ,ul pass on his way out, but slill the lu '.':" prevalled. There thc last good was said, and within tifteon mlnu Adon Yoder hnd passed within i portals of the Clty Jall, thwre to main until bo shall havo served t Bontence imposod. upon hlm. Though lho Jury was out ratl longer tha_,was expeeted, It was stai longer by some of thc memb' that unantnilty as to convictlou v. reaehed wlthout a word. The dlSQJ sion was over tiie severlty of the si tonce, oplnlon being widely dlvcrgo Somo stood uut lor a longer sontei and for a heavier line, but it was lust agreed that to impose _oyefer pi Islnneiit on tlio gullty man would soi only to mako hlm out a martyr a an ohject of persecutlon, .. .. Serves Ends of Jiutl-e. - - There was also some conslderat for hls wifo anc! three chlldren, u it was remembered, too, that Mr, _ml in hts argument. liad mado an ( poul for more mercy than Yoder 1 shown toward thu ubjects of hls Ub ous pamphlet So li was at last agreed tliat sligllt sentoiiee would subservo i ends nf juatlce, afford v.'ndlcatlon tho threo piosecutors and to tho na of tho clty, which Yodor tiud descr ed as, polltically, a "rotten hole," a (Clmtliuuhi on Thlrd~Page.) J"