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without a tat:?factory reply reaohlng
the Italian government- .The lack of
this reply only confirms the bad trill,
or want of power, of which the Turk?
ish government authorities have glvsn
jmch frequent proof, especially with
regard to the right* and tnterosta of
Italians In Tripoli and Cyrenlca.
"The royal government; oonsequent
SIs obliged Itself to self-guard Its
ghts and Interests, as well a? its
honor aj>d dignity by all means at Us
disposal. Events which will follow
can only bo regarded as the necessary
consequence of conduct followed so |
long by the Turkish authorities.
"The relations of peace and friend?
ship being therefore interrupted be?
tween tho two countries. Italy con?
siders hersolf from this moment In a
-state of war with Turkey. 1 have,
therefore, tho honor to make known
to Tour Highness that passports will
be placed at the disposal of the charge
d'affaires at Rome, and I beg Your
Highness to hand passports to the rep?
resentatives of the royal government.
"Ottoman subjects may continue to
reside In Italy without fear of an at?
tack on their persons, property or af?
fairs."
Surrender Demanded.
Tripoli, September 29.?The Italian
squadron, which had been cruising In ;
the offing, came close In shore this
morning, and the destroyer Garlbuldlno 1
steamed Into the harbor at noon living
a white flag Great crowds gathered
and watched her approach. After re?
connoitring, the destroyer launched a .
boat, which came to the beach. An
Officer landed. He was preceded by a ;
bluejacket carrying a white Hag. Turk. ,
Ith soldiers surrounded the pair.
1 ic officer asked for the Turkish I
commander When taken to him he
formally announced that the Italian \
fleet had been ordered to occupy the
town He therefore demanded the
Instant surrender of the whole Turk?
ish garrison The Turkish commander
replied that he was unable to comply
with the demand, tnd emphatically
refused to surrender.
Tho incident was witnessed by the
foreign residents, who gathered around
the Italian officer and cheered him en- I
thuslastlcally. The boat then returned i
to the destroyer, which rejoined the i
Heat.
great number of the residents of ?
Tripoli spent last night camped on the
beach, alarmed lest the Arabs should
-ret out of hand and begin pillaging
Arabs are constantly arriving from
the country. The mosques are kept
|>peh and throughout the night were
ailed with praying Arabs.
ItnlinnN Enthusiastic.
Chlosso, Switzerland, on the Italian:
Frontier. September 2?.?Dispatches'
from the Important Italian cities tell
of much enthuslusm over the cxpedi- i
tlon to Tripoli, the various regiments,
of which are now centred at va-,
rlous ports. All Tho officers have ,
volunteered for service, but those
?re to be chosen by lot.
The police measures to check dis?
orders have beer, made very stringent,
and especially In the provinces of ';
Modena, Parma, Revenna. Forll and
Brescia. Large contingents of troops
and sjr.rbineers are occupying the most
rlotrJus districts The Itall_n fleet will
occupy the whole coast from Tripoli
through Danghazi to Derna. The mili?
tary exposition Is to be dispatched as
rapidly as possible, and It is expected
that the fleet will have completed the
occupation by to-morrow. The Italian
newspapers. Including those of the op?
position, approve the aet'on of the gov?
ernment, but some of the Socialist pa?
pers oppose It.
Taft Hears War News.
ottumwa. Iowa, September 29.?
President Taft got his first news of .
the declaration of war by Italy upon
(Turkey to-day through tho Associated
Press dispatches handed to him on
hl.i train. Ho took the deepest In?
terest in the news and asked for
more. No comment of any sort was
obtainable, however.
Drltlnh Cruiser Leaves.
Paris, September 29.?An un?
confirmed rumor has reached Paris
from Malt", by way of Tunis to tho
effect that the British cruiser Media
has left to occupy Bombah. a neutral
harbor between Derna and Alexan?
dria.
Gold Bars Sent Abroad.
New York. September 29.?Gold bBrs
lo the value of SI.500.000 were taken
lo-day from the I'nltod States assay
r.ffleo for shipment abroad by Lazard ;
J'teres. a Trench banking house. The
character of tho transaction was not
disclosed, but It is reported to have i
some beariDg upon tho state of war i
txistlng bctwen Italy and Turkey.
Snlls for Tripoli.
Toulon. September 20.?Tho French
srmored cruiser Ernes-t Reran sailed
fr.im here this afternoon for Tripoli.
Naval it a (.tie Itenoried.
Paris, Septe.rflV.er 3? ? The Matin's
Athens eorre-tpo-ftdent says the tele
graph official at Vonitza. Greece, wires '
to the government that n r.jv?.l battle
occurred off Prevess at 2 o'clock <o i
Wie afternoon. Italian warships be- '
longing to the Ionian squadron en- j
countered a flotilla of Turkish destroy?
ers cruising off the coast of Kplrti?.
The It.-ilinns promptly attacked t he
flotilla, and two Turkish ship? wero
badly damaged by nhells They have
gone ashore In the Gulf of Arts.
Ftre on Transport*.
Athens. September 29.?The premier !
has received a telegram from Yonltz/r :
announcing that Italian warships pur
sued and fired upon two Turkish trans?
ports carrying troops. The transport
went ashore near Prevesa
Hope? Taft will Act.
Beilport. L I., September 29.?"For
the President of the United States to'
act as mediator ;:i the dispute between'
Turkey and Ituly would bo to till a
magnificent role and prove a great'
practical step In Intern.-ition .1 peace-1
making."
Such was the opinion of the Turkish '
ambassador. Zia Pasha, to-night, ex-,
pressed during the course of an Inter
View with a reporter of the Associated
I" ? f s.
"I am absolutely without late- intel?
ligence from my home government.]
and without special Instructions l could i
take no step in this Important matter,"
the ambassador said.
"Moreover, if war has been declared
T believe it will be local In nature Iii
other wolds. I think Italy will limit
her action to the occupation Of Tripoli
ami not curry on an offensive and cen- :
era! conflict of conquest against the!
Ottoman Empire."
The ambassador said he appreciated
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the wonder i< tra' no one had discovered
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it has bee::i amply demonstrated that
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rubbed in?and washed "f( in tit" morn
In'i. The absorption ?Js? t.'lcahscs <;! >g... i
por.es, increasing the >kin't breathing
capacity and capillary circulation, pre?
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c4 the new skin.
Barry'? lor Clothae"
WANTED. 2.000 MEN WITH 4.000 FEET
and two dollars for each foot to wear
out the new Berry $4.00 Shoe.
If It wears out before earn?
ing its price we make up the
difference cheerfully.
Rich soft hat rarities.
We never sold so many this
early in any season before.
You'll see why when you
see our offerings.
They're everywhere; don't
they look good.
Come In to-day.
the difference between this war and,
the sanguinary struggle between Bus-,
sla and Japun. terminated through the!
intervention of former President!
Roosevelt, and rather foresaw that the i
present outbreak would be so circum- !
scribed In its action and presumably;
so brief In duration that no mediation t
would be necessary. Nevertheless, hol
wanted again to emphasize the fact'
that fthe powers, twice in the history
of tile world, had guaranteed the In?
tegrity of the Turkish empire.
No Reprisals Feared.
In answer to a question, the ambas- t
sador said he <lld not think there would j
be any movement in Turkey against {
Italians or other Europeans. The. cor?
respondent was able to communicate j
the advices from Constantinople liidl
eating that the government had de-\
elded to take no action against thai
Italian residents.
"This bears out "what I have just
said," commented tho ambassador, and
shows that nothing is to 'he feared In
the direction of Turkish reprisals."
His excellency was greatly Interested
In the announcement that the Cabinet
had resigned, saying that under the
circumstances such a development was
to be anticipated. Said Pasha and
Kaimll Pasha, who assumed the port?
folios of Grand Vizier and Mi" later of
Foreign Affairs, he said, might bo
styled statesmen of bro\d Ideas, hav?
ing the highest interests of their
coutry at heart. They are distinctly
liberal In their political tendencies,
and may be counted upon to treat the
present grave situation with tact and
discretion.
Equally interesting to the ambasen
dor was the report that the Italians
had actually landed at Tripoli. Even
if tho Turkish government had decided
not to offer an armed resistance to
Italian occupation, he was not at all
sure, he thought, that the Inhabitants
of Tripoli would tamely submit to n,
ohango of regime, whan thotr sym?
pathies and ties of many kinds bound
them to Turkish dominion.
Tho attitude of tho Barber tribes,
who form the greater part of Tripoli's
population of about 1,000,000, must be
counted upon. How would they look
upon the Italian Invader? In short,
Tripoli, he thought, would not submit
to Italian rule without.a struggle.
The correspondent remarked thai for
years the world nod been' discussing
the possibility ot a holy war.
"Do you think. Your Excellency, that
suoh a religious corullot is now prob-1
able?"
Holy War Kot Feared.
"I souroely think so," responded Zla
Pasha "Certainly nothing Is to be
feared In that direction In Turkey
proper. In Turkey there Is good feel?
ing between Mahometan and Chris?
tian. Under tho new regime Chris?
tians have been Incorporated Into the
army. To-duy Christian and Mahome?
tan are standing loyally side by side
In the great and growing Turkish!
army. Hut what Tripoli may do 1
cannot say.
"This war, which Italy has forced
upon us," concludod tho ambassador,
"is most regrottablo In every way, and
most unjust. Turkey will defend her?
self and fullll her duty towards her?
self und the world."
History of the Trouble.
The trouble between Turkey and]
Italy, which culminated in a declara?
tion of war at Rome, dates back to|
1S78. when, with the. making of the'
treaty concluding the Russo-Turko'
War, the powers are understood to have :
agreed to permit Italy a "pacific pene?
tration of Tripoli." Turkey claims'
that this right has been respected ever'
since. Italy has colonized Tripoli I
until her Interests In that African
province nre very great. She has as- j
serted. however, that her subjects have
been mistreated by the Ottoman au- '
thorltles und constantly discriminated:
against. Frequent disputes have arisen. ?
but the prolonged negotiations havei
never resulted satisfactorily to Italy, j
At the time that the Fr.anco-Germun <
differences regarding Morocco were]
acute. Italy turned her attention again;
to Tripoli, and In subsequent negolia-j
tlons with Constantinople set forth
that many outrages against her sub?
jects had been perpetrated, and forj
which no redress had been made. She:
assumed a decisive attitude, and pres?
ently began tho mobilization of her,
army and navy.
Italy's standing army in 1010-1911'
nunvhered approximately 225y'00/! men
and 14,000 officers, but a fa<- greater;
number could be put In the field In
case of necessity.
The Italian navy consists of the fol- j
lowing vessels commissioned, built or :
building: fifteen battleships, nine ar- ;
mored cruisers, seventeen unarmored
cruisers and gun vessels, thirty-six de?
stroyers, an equal number of first-class
torpedo tioats and twenty-two sub
ma rlnes.
As a whole, the Italian navy is gen?
erally ranked fifth among nations. As '
seamen, the Itall.uis are skilled and :
Ingenious; they have constructed soma
remarkable war vessels.
Naval lists show that Turkey has a ;
fighting strength of nine eo^st defense ,
ironclads, five protected cruisers, six :
torpedo vessels, one gunboat, twenty
one torperioboat destroyers, twenty
seven torpedobonts and two subma
rlhes. As compared with the greater i
nations, this array Is a negligible
quantity, There are Ill.OOO officers, as :
against 9.0AO marines. English and
American officers play an Important '
part In Turkish naval affairs.
The empire Is divided Into seven :
army corps districts, and there arc two j
Independent divisions at Medina and i
Tripoli, respectively. The total fight- i
Inr; strength la close to a million men. '
an-.i by the existing recruiting laws all j
Mussulmans are liable to military st- j
vice.
Diverting Coal Supply.
Cardiff, Wales. September 29.?The |
Italian government is diverting Its j
supplies of coal purchased here to |
the naval bases at Syracuse. Taranta i
and Agosta.
THIS COUNTRY WILL
KEEP ITS HANDS OFF
Washington. September 2?.?The
declaration of war by Italy upon Tur?
key, coming as It did with practically
no notice created a great sensation in
official Washington. The State De
portment had felt reasonably confident
that the Other signatories to the Ber?
lin" treaty, which fixed the status Of j
Turkey; would be able to bring com- j
blned pressure to bear upon Italy to |
divert her from her purpose to seize j
Tripoli. I
Indications are that America will j
keep clear of the present struggle for
domination In Africa. If that is pos- 1
slble. It Is distinctly assc.rt-;d at the
State Department that the United
States hag absolutely no political in?
terest In that part of the world.
The only conclusion that could be
drawn from the developments of the
past twenty-four hours was that what
has happened Is only af natural se?
quence of the Franco-Gcranan-Morocco
negotiations, and that all along it had
been understood tacitly that Italy
would be given a free hand to deal
with Tripoli In return for rejra'ning
from intervening in the Muro-j.-an dis?
pute, although her Interests In that
country of the Moor;, are tiuito as im?
portant as those of any of the ra?
tions of Northern Europe.
Date this afternoon the State De?
partment received an appeal from Os
car Straus, formerly American ambas?
sador to Turkey, to Intervene between
Italy and Turkey. Mr. Straus's ?ppll
catten was based upon article III of
Tii.j Hague Convention, of \vhlcn l oth
Italy and Turkey were slgn*itar:-js.
Under this article, powers stranger
ti> the dispute can on their own in?
itiativ,, offer their good offices or me?
diation. N? official statement could be
obtained from tii, officials ol the State
Department as to what disposition
Fears Suit Would Detract From
Issues Tall Is Pre?
senting.
Donvcr, Cel.. s>pie!nt?ei 5K?Former s-ec-!
! rtloiy ui the Interior It. A. Ballinger, who
threatened legal action against titflord'
I'lt ui. i ,i, (Ha heut of the Alaaka coal land
t-oiitruveriy, and whose friends. I.? kim,
; lav. in:, urging hin? to sue the former
! notional forester up..n the latter it arrival
at s,,':'.:.. iru?n A.usku, announced t?-daj
I that ht ii.ia decided not t,> make a logo
atir.il;.
1 "1 : . ..: Jtflnltel) determined to ?nie.
. :., legal eoi.tfoveray with Mr. Flhchot,"
: said ;-.r. ?Jal'.ltis^.r, '?convinced, a* l am,
' ??'. Iii? Judgment of the American peopU
Oi ? matter? that Abuld be involved In
' '? ?? i alrtadj I'plncUjjts?with-4hsl of
l'ivr:.i, fail n.i t'lgor6usl) < xprvfstd ut
! '"? 'Inn ol nij resignation, of the' Atter
;. .1 and u; a majority of the eon.
? ? ? ? InvalUutlt.R committee,
i um in. more ?frongly led to in* de
. ' ! ? >>i tse .art that t-> ri*new the con
.v?r?y wits Mr. Hlndhpi must atrehgiy
' ? ? detra i from uic lisaiiVS thc% Presl
dent Tart la now' ?? energetlcall) presented
American -.m-<,i>lf, ?r?i a clear Cwtn
prehension of winch lic rcRar.ii aa eaaantllil
to the eu..(i?? ?f the Kepiiblican party at
the n-xt tltctlon.
"I cannot ,i,u, my ,.y.? to Ul<. fai.( ?
luch a ??ii wuiiid at ,in^ revive end ac?
centuate tht . ?ntro.ersies that ur< unst
and obscure t.h? newer ni.d broader fernes
itra aeialeh ?; Con.
,610??. ?od With v. n.,1, if,, !?.??'? dent** future
Is m ?tront.y laked While i have mo ques?
tion about iif* r?B|, of SJtll ? ??'
money judgm?at againt Mr. PinoWt li the
<"'?> Pai.lar.rn?.. it . .,?;a ,,r\ng. I ?? ?',,*
regard thut as ncceaaera ua u.v vindication,"
would ho made of Mr. Straus's sugges- >
tlon.
The naval representation of America
in African waters during the present
trouble will be limited to the scout
orulser Chester and the little gun?
boat Scropion. The Chester passed
through the Straits of Gibraltar lo-day
t bound for Malta, where she should
: arrive by Monday evening. The Ches
, ler w-ill be left free to look aftei
jthe protection Of American interests
! in Tripoli, her commander acting in
I conjunction with American Consul
! Wood.
i The Scropion has hcen the station
-hip at Constantinople, but she will I
: be ordered to remain at Malta or
vicinity for the prese.nl to assist the
Cheater in safeguarding American in
terests. The declaration of war came '
with sucli suddenness that there has:
been no opportunity for the War and
Navy Departments to dispatch trained
observers from the general staff to
report upon the Incidents of the war. '
It was said, however, that instntc- ;
lions would be sent to the American
military attaches at Rome and Con-i
Btantknople to watch developments, and
the commanders of the Chester anil 1
the Scorpion will bo expected to do!
likewise for the navy.
TAFT'S COURSE INDORSED
Action Taken by the Xciv Mexican
Republican Convention.
Las Vegas. N. M., September 29.?
The nomination of H. O. B?rsuin, of
Secorro county, for Governor, and the
adoption of resolutions Indorsing the
Taft administration at a session
which lasted until an early hour this i
morning. cleared the calendar and ;
m ole the nomination of other officers ;
the only business before the Rj-ffub
Mean State Convention when it re- |
convened to-day.
The platform on which the Repub
I Means of New Mexico win make their
campaign especially indorses President
Taft'i stand on tariff revision, declar- :
1 ing tlie recent attempt to revise I
schedule K. ruinous to the wool in- '
dustry of Now Mexico"
\PPROVKD UY JlcDOWISI.I,.
Judgment of CUI.77S \v.:t!n?t Plnlutlff
in lllg DuuiuK'e Suit.
I I.ynchburg, Vu.. September 50.?Judge Mc
. Powell, or the federal district Court. to.
r|ay confirmed the report of the master hi
the c*?.., of Cornel! & Company', railway
contractors "if New York. uirtilniu tho Vir?
ginia Air Una Hallway Company, nIv.:.?
Judgment against the plalntliffor I21.IJ8, as
a result of m-toffg riled by the defendant!
ivlten Ih? issues in the suit were made up.
?Con.ell .t Company claimed n baluice on
accouiitd and ?usd for IS2.000. A, B. Percy,
of I.ynclilmrs. was the Special mauler In
ih< case, and .I uiIkc McDowell, after i tit ting
I down >..:. ?i ;. .-a h - .
I *sJnr?i Stay"
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If Cleans
Original and ?enuino
j MALTIS} MILK
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More healthful than Tea or Coffee.
Agrees with the weakest digestion.
Delicious, invigorating and nutiitious.
^jfib mffe? S??jted powdef form.
\ quick lunch prepared in n minute.
Take no substitute. AskforHOXLlCK'S.
Others are imitation*
THREAT AGAINST
LYNCHBURG MAYOR
Warned to Keep Away From
Negro Section on Penalty
of His Life.
[BpeouU to The Tlmox-Dlapaloh. ]
Lynchburg. Vcu, September 29.?The an
I nounceruent that Mayor Smith baa received
I an anonymous letter, warning- him from go
[ ing to the, Motion ot Twelfth Street, lnfeat
od by negroes, on penalty of his life. Is
but one of the many large and petty ex?
cesses charged to the bad negro element ot
the city for some time past. ?Conditions of
thla nature ars Tors? In Lynchbur? now
than they have beon for years, and it would
not bo surprising at any time tu eee a clash
between the rncea.
Tho shooting of Policeman Wars by a
negru prisoner n month ago! seems to have
tnurked the beginning ,.f these unusual con?
ditions. During this piVlod there have been
more negro dlsordors than ever before in
the history of tho city In the same length
of time. The nights are made hideous at
times by promiscuous shooting, and the po?
lice have been unnblv to apprehend any of
the disturbing element save the two ncgroca
who participated in a running atreot duel
Monday evening. In which three colored t?y
.itanders wero shot.
The whltop oplv of the city fear for the
future, for tho feeling now is that a trifling
trouble might in a few moments lead, up to
a clash that would cost llvoa.
There ncr many respectable colored people
In the city who are working to keep the
dlsordors down, but the bad element' hae
Rotten beyond them, and their small ex
ceases have reached bounda never attained
In Uynchburg before.
ASSEMBLY OF PANAMA
HOSTILE TO AROSEMENA
Declares Prenldant of Itepuhllc Must
Helen Six Month* Before Ask?
ing Ke-r.lri f ton.
Panama, September 29.?The national
assembly's hostility to President Arosc
mena and his scheme for re-election
has evldencod Itself strikingly In a
declaration passed by a majority vote,
insisting that th? President must re?
sign his office six months before ths
date act for the elections If he desires
to enter the lists as a candidate.
The declaration. Issued In responso
to Arosemena's message convening tho
special sessions, gives the assembly's
Interpretation of the constitutional
provision that no citizen may run for
President who has dTschurgod the du?
ties of the office within the six months
preceding the day of election "
Arosemcna some time ago obtained a
grant of a six-month vacation, which
he planned to begin exactly six months
print- to election day. His lawyers had
assured him that it will be unneces?
sary for Kim to give up his office, as
ho would comply with the letter of the
law by merely absenting himself on
leave.
HALF STARVED AND ILL,
ON WAY TO NEW JERSEY
Woman Accused of Mental Disorder
Charges Husband With Cruelly.
Itobbed on Train.
Los Angeles, Cal., September 29.?
Halt starved, 111 and penniless, Mrs.
Katie YVidrner, whoso husband, sho
said, was a tailor at Red Bluff, Cal..
was taken from a train to-day and
brought to a hospital. Upon the wo?
man's waist was a tag reading: "To
whom It may concern: This is MVrs.
Katie Widmer. She Is feeble-minded
and is en route to her sister's place.
Mrs. Annie Eckart, 31 Greenwood Avo
nue, Madison. N. J."
The tag also bore Instructions to
trainmen to "please see that the bearer
makes all proper changes as called
for in transportation from Red Blurt
to Madison. N. J."
-ors. Widmer said her husband had
beaten her into a dazed condition and
placed her on the train at Red Bluff,
after having provided her w-ith a j
ticket to New Jersey and $200 in I
money. Two women who befriended
her on the train, she declarod. robbed
her of the $20n last night.
"I am not so feeble-minded as my
husband seems to think," Mrs. Widmer j
told the police surgeons. "Ho tried to j
get rid of me because I wanted to I
h<- with my five children."
MRS. BECKHAM AT CONCORD.
\n\irt v on Part of Relatives Caused by llrr
Failure to Catch Train.
[SpeclaJ to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.]
Lynchburg. Vs.. September 29.?Mrs. L. It.
Beckham, whoja absence from her home ;
here since Wednesday afternoon had caused 1
not a little anxiety, was located this after- |
noon at the home of a friend at Concord, 1
where she went for the purpose of attend?
ing to some personal business, not think- I
Inj; to advise her family of what' she in?
tended to do. as she expected to return bj ?
the next train, which she happened to miss i
Because of teh scare given to hor fam- j
lly, Hi.-. B. M. Beckham, of Danville, form- !
erly pastor ot Memorial Methodist Church
liere, but now presiding cider of the Dan- |
vllie district, and Dr. P. W. Beckham, of ;
Karmvllle. her sons, came here to begin
search for their mother.
This morning the family was greatly
alarmed over the absence of their mother,
and Just befora beginning a general search
for her It was 1?.arned over the long dis?
tance telephone that she was with frlenJs
pt Concord, and that she was In her usual
health.
Mrs. Beckham |9 the widow of Hev. T. j
M, Beckham, a prominent member of the !
Vlrs nlo Conference, who died seventeen
ye.?r* a |So
I IX KD ?100 AND COSTS.
Corporation May SeeH Big Damage* follow- !
iug Arrest of Employe.
|.Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
Tazewc-ll, Va., September 2?.?L. F. Van
over, an employe of the Jewell Ridge Cor?
poration of Hilt, county, was arrested ut St. I
Paul ? ? rdU) und lined by a Russell county
mag ti n. j: 0 und costs at the Instigation
of the Clliichrleld corporation, the charge
being that he was soliciting labor without
.. license which is 6nly requited ?r recogr
?itz I labol agent*. Mr. Vahover was lodged
al ..i.t ivai .iioc released on band, and I
an uppuul was taken to the Circuit Court
of Russell county.
Th,. Jewell Ktdge corportion, which Is con- |
I? Taxewell people. threaten a!
heavy damage suit against the Cllnchlleld -
COal corporation, and olalm Hint their man
? ? .i labor agent, but only went to St. |
I'aiil to ; miners who had Indicated their
deal t<. work for the Jewell Ridge.
Hi v J. .Wxnnder, of Atlanta, who is vij
Itli brother, J, D. Alexander, here, uns
ijurcil by lulling from a ladder
wlilli |.ii uppics at the home or W.
XV. i'arson. j
?
World's Visible Supply.
I Special to The Times-Dispatch..) I
New Orleans, Ka., September 29.? I
Secretary Hester's statement of the|
world's visible supply of cotton. Issued j
to-day, shows the total visible to be.
2,21S,lS:t. against 1,921.700 lust week*
arid 1,870,963 I', st year. Of this tho
t?T?l of American cotton is 1,582.783.
against i.'jaC.lOO last week and 1.29.1.
963 last year, and of all other kinds.
Includ'ng Egypt; Brazil, India, etc.,
>>??:..I. against C65.O0O last week, and
?76,000 last vear,
The "total wor.d's visible supply of
cotton shows an Increase compared
with lust week of 207,083, a decrease
compared with lest year of 347.820.
Of the world's visible suppiy qf cot?
ton there Is now afloat and held In
Britain'and Continental Europe
1,083,000 against 986.000 last year; In
Kgypt i>;,vij0 against 63,000 last year;
India. n.ic.OOO against 315.000 last
year; in the United States, 743,000
Hcninst 617.000.
WHO OWNS Ii SIR
USED BY AVIATORS?
American Professor of Law at
Cambridge Universitn Sayfs
It Is Open Question.
Now York. September 29.?Dr. H. D.
Haaeltlno. on American professor of
law at Cambridge! University, who 18
now In Now Yodk on leav? of absence,
Is devoting hie energlee to u study of
the legal phases of aviation. He be
Uevos that a code of laws for the ulr
will bo developed within the next few
yearn. Some of bis views on this sub
Jeot are given In an interview pub?
lished here to-day.
"A ohlef point of discourse," he says,
"is as to whether the air is free;
whether each State has tho right of
sovereignty to the air spaoo above Its
territory and lte waters, or whether
the air space should bu open to all
countries. Every one admits that tho
air above the high seaB should be free.
"My own view is strongly In favor of
sovereignty. Each Stale cuuld con?
tract with other States as it sees best
in regard to tho occupation of tts local
atmosphere, and could license foreign
flyers to trsvers it and s.lso make reg?
ulations affecting the hoalth, safclly
and welfare of tho country.
"There are many questions of pri?
vate law, for' instance, the right of a
laud owner to the air above hint.' J
have looked into Kniill.th cases us
thoroughly as I could, and l hnvo found
that thorn Is a well established view
among English lawyers that ll land?
owner owns the air upace "up to ihu
hits, vens.'
"English courts lra/e hold that cer?
tain Interferences with tho air space
are either trespasses or nuisances. Suvh
decisions have been rendered in the
case of ancient lights, stringing wires,
ily'ng balloons and recharging pro?
jectiles.
' I think that aviators ought to te
restrained from llyln* over our cities.
French and German regulations al?
ready forbid flying over cities of a
certain size. In caurtie of time air
routes will be define 1. with stations
where It may be permissible to i-top
and get supplies."
WELLS SIGNS TO
FIGHT 00N0VAN
New York, Soptember 28.?Matt
Wells, lightweight champion of Eng?
land, has been matched to tight Billy
Donovan In a six-round bout at the
Stadium in Toronto, Canada, on Octo?
ber 6. The men will meet at 133
pounds. George McDonald, munager of
Wells, said he would nut entertain an?
other match for Wels In America with
Freddie Welsh, but says his business
Is to match Wells with Packoy Mc
Farland and Ad. Wolgast, the light?
weight champions.
McDonald Is willing to match Jack
Ward, tho English lightweight, against
Freddie Welsh for a side wager of
?600.
CHARLES F. MANDERSON.
FORMER SENATOR, DEAD
Nebraska Statesman and Lavryef
Succumb* While Aboard an
Ocean I.lner.
Omaha. Neb., September 2?.?General
Charles F. Manderson. of Omaha, died
last night on the liner Cedrlc, en route
from Europe. The Cedrlc sailed from
Liverpool to Queenstown yesterday.
General Charles Frederick Manderson
was a Republican United States Sena?
tor from Nebraska from 1S?:; to 1SS5.
and was president pro tern- of the
Senate In the Fifty-first and Fifty
second Congresses. Since ls95 he had
been general solicitor of tho Burlington
RUlroad system west of the Missouri
River.
He was born In Philadelphia on Feb?
ruary 9, 18'J". and was the son of .lohn
and Katharine Manderson. He was ed?
ucated in the Philadelphia public
schools. Removing to Canton, Ohio, in
1656. he studied law, was admitted to
the bar In 1859. and In 1860 was elected
city solicitor. He raised a company of
three-month volunteers in 1861, woa
commissioned as captain of the Nine?
teenth Ohio Infantry, and when mus?
tered out he enlisted for the war
VETERANS ENJOYED REUNION
HELD AT FIIBDBRICKSDDRG
tSpeclal to The Tlmcs-Dlspatch.J
Frcderlcksburg, Va., September 29.?
Among tho veterans who attended tho
reunion was one from Stafford county,
ninety-five years old; another was J.
W. Schooler, of Stafford county, now an
inmate of the Soldiers' Home In Rich?
mond, who Is elghty-slx years old. P.
C. Harding, a veteran of Spoisylvania
county, who was also here, Is now six?
ty-nine years old, has been married
twice, is the father of twenty children,
ten by each wife, twelve boys and eight
girls, an "dof these tlftcen arc still liv?
ing, the youngest being only a few
months old
After the veterans had a splendid din?
ner served to them on the Fair Grounds
by the Daughtrs of the Confederacy.
Captain T. C. Smith, of Caroline, called
the veterans to order and Introduced
Judge E. C. Moncure, who expressed
the thnnks of the veterans to the wo?
men, and three rousing cheers and the
rebel yell were given In their honor.
Following the dinner to the Confeder?
ate veterans, the Daughters of tho Con?
federacy served a handsome lunch to
the members of the United states cav
alry troop, who interested the visitors
at the fair so much during ttie three
days with their drills and races,
Amon gthose ut the reunion ye^tt).
day was George Cole, a colored man-,
eighty-one years old. He now resides
in King George coutKy. He tervod
through tho Confederate Army from
start to tinisli. He was here Thursday.
He was owned by William Wallace, of
King George. First he served as cook
for Major Burton, of the First Arkan?
sas; aftrwnrtls with Cook's Battery,
then.with Major French. Eater he was
In the army In Louisiana. lie has an
array of papers to show that he was
faithful._
FOR TORPID LIVER.
A torpid liver deranges the whole
system, nnd produces
S!CK HEADACHE,?'J.-m>
Dyspepsia, Costiveness, Rheu
KiQtisfn, Sollow Skin and Piles.
There Is no better remedy for these
common diseases than DR. TUTT'S
LIVER PILLS, as a trial will prove.
Take No Substitute.
THOMAS W. GREEN
DIES AT HIS HOME
Interesting Stories of His Early
Youth Recounted Before
Last Illness.
I Spool Hi to Th? Tlmes-DlBputoh. J
Lynchburg, Va., Hoptoinbor 29.?
Thomas W. arson, registrar of the
city water works Bines 1877, died thla
morning; at ?:io o'clock. after an
Illness covering; a period of several
yearn. Hud Mr. Green survived until
io-morrow be would have been ninety
years old. He was bora on September
30, 1821.
Tho funeral will take place from
Centenary Methodist Churoh Sunday
afternoon at 4 o'olock, and tho iburlal
will be ut the Presbyterian Cemetery.
Mr. Green was a member of a family
noted for longevity, for a alstor,
Mrs. Eliza Broughlon, of Charles City,
is stlli active at the age of ninety
four years. Four years ugo a brother,
J. i J. Green, died In Washington at
the ugo'of eighty-eight years.
Before his last sickness Mr. Green
delighted to talk of the happenings
of bis youth and early manhood.
Amuiig the notable personages of his?
tory seen by Mr. Croen was General
LaFayette, for lie viewed tno French
genius from his father's shoulder as
LaFayette rode down Baltimore Street,
In Baltimore, In 1824. General La
Fayette rode In a chariot built for
the occasion by Emerson, of Baltimore,
his father having been employed in
its manufacture.
He saw General Andrew Jackson
and Black Hawk, the Indian chief, on
board a steamer at Light and Pratt
Streets, when Black Hawk waa on a
tour of the country to see Its resources,
the object of tho trip being to demon?
strate to tho Indians the useleBsnceu
for them to continue hostilities ugainst
the United States.
On November 14. 1833, he viewed tho
remains of Charles Carroll, of Carroll
ton, the last survivor of the signers
of tho Declaration of Independence,
as his body lay la state at his sum?
mer home, ut Front and Lombard
Streets, Baltimore. fie heard Henry
Clay deliver an address In Baltimore
on May 2, 1S44, at the Young Mens'
Whig ratltlcatlon meeting. He was in
the old building over tho Baltimore
und Ohio olllce* In Pratt Street, near
Eight Street, when the first public
message by telegraph was received.
Mr. Green was personally acquainted
with Thomas Wildey. the founder of
the order of Odd-Fellows In the United
States.
Mr. Green was a resident of Harper's
Ferry at the time of the johu Brown
raids, and on October 20, 185? ho
took an uctlve part with the citizens
of that town and the United States
in.ii Ines under Capaln Hoben E. Lee, In
their endeavor to capture Brown and
his men.
Mr. Green connected himself with
the Methodist Church In 1S27. and waa
always an active and zealous worker
In that church. A number of churches
were orgahlzed through his efforts.
Mr. Green Is survived by the follow?
ing four children: Thomas A. Green,
? >f Washington. U. C, Mrs. Emma F.
O'Brien, of Lynchburg; Clarence H.
Green, of Washington, and Mrs. Ethel
V. Thornton, of Brainwell, W. Va.
Cotton .Statistics.
Liverpool, September 29.?The fol?
lowing are the weekly cotton statis?
tics;
Imports, all kinds. S0.000; of which
are American !3,000,
Stock, all kinds. 283,000; American,
148.000.
American forwarded. 55.000; total
exports, 5,000 bales.
Total tales, all kinds. 31.10<v Amer?
ican, 24.000.
English spinners' takings, 67.000.
Quantity afloat, all kln?s. 298.000;
American, 27:1.000.
Total sales on speculation. 500; total
sales to exporters, 3.000.
OBITUARY
Fuutral of John G. Wllllsms.
I Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatcll.l
Orange. Vs.. September 2?.?The fu?
neral of John G. Williams was h^ld
yesterday In the famlLy lot In Graham
Cemetery. The services were con
dueled by the Rev. John S. Hunt,
borough and Uev. Robert S. Carter In
St. Thomas's Episcopal Church, oi
which Mr, Williams had long been a
member, vestryman and senior warden.
Floral tributes were sent by the vestry
of the church, the directors of thil
National Bank of Orange, of which
Institution he was president; the
Daughters of the American Revolution,
Confederate Veterans and others. From
12 o'clock noon 10 I P. M. all business
houses were closed, and a throng of
people Irani this and the adjoining
counties crowded the church and from
it followed the body to its final rest?
ing place.
Judge George K. Shackelford con?
vened the Circuit Court in the fore?
noon at the call of the Orange bat
for the purposing of honoring the
memory of Mr. Williams, and a com?
mittee was appointed to draft resolu?
tions, composed of W. W. Scott. Judg*
James W. Morton and Captain Philit
P. Harbour.
Mr. Williams Is survived by his
widow, who was Catherine Mural
Willis, of Wood Park. Orange, and
five children, as follows: Sall'e Innies
Byrd. wife of Lewis Marshall Byrd, ol
Gloucester; Lewis- Catlett Williams.
Kate Burwell Williams, who married
E. Victor Williams, of Richmond; Miss
! Mary Page Williams, and John G. Wll
j Hams, Jr., of Orange, and four sisters?
Mrs. Mary Blair Leigh, of Richmond;
Mrs. Mildred Booton. MiidUon. Miss
Alice Clavton Williams, Orange, and
, Mrs. Porter D. Caldwell. Richmond.
Mr*. James BilllriKSlej.
i [Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Kredericksburg. Va.. September 29.?
I Mrs. James BUUngsley. of King Georyu
I county, died yesterday at her home.
I after a brief Illness. She Is survived
I by her husband und several children.
Ernest I.. WIHIuins.
Bowling Cr eon, Va.. September 29.?
t Ernest L. Williams died this morning
in the Thirty-ninth year of his age,
at the residence of his father, J. J.
Williams, near Milford, after an ill?
ness of several months, i esldcs his
parents, he Is survived by one brother
Wayland B. Williams, and one sister
Miss Jennie Williams.
Xieorgc A. 'learner.
I Special to The Times-Dispatch. J
.Suffolk. Va.. September 29.?George
A. Turner, a merchant, forty-seven,
years old, died at his home here this
afternoon. A widow and two daugh?
ters Survive him.
Dentil of ii Child.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.J
South Boston, Va.. September 29.?
Little Virginia Hewitt, the two.year
old caughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
Hewitt, died at the home of her par?
ents, In Durham, N. C, this morning,
and the remains were brought here
this ufternoon, where the Interment
will be made to-morrow. Mrs. Hewitt
was, before her marriage. Miss Nora
Motley, daughter of R. R. Motley, of!
South Boston.
George II. ilurlow.
[Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.]
Alexandria, Va? September 29.?Fol?
lowing an attack of bemorrhago of tho I
brain George II. Harlow, a retired !
wiiolosalo grocer, died shortly after 9 j
o'clock last night at his residence at \
the age of seventy years.
Besldos his wife. Mrs. Salllo A.
Harlow, he Is survived by two chil- j
drcn, Leo P. Hnrlow, a well-known
attorney, and Mrs. Sallle A. Weiler, j
wife of Francis R. Weiler, of Wash?
ington. He also leaves two brothers
and two sisters. They nro M. B. Har?
low, of Mulrklrk, Md.; John Harlow, of
Alexandria; Mrs. Philip J. Roche and
Miss Mary Harlow, both of Washing?
ton^
*lTe served In tho Confederate, army!
during the war, bel?g a member of
Kemper's Battery.
A daughter of Mr, Harlow, now Mrs.
Francis K. Wcllnr, was married on
Thursday last at St. Mary's CatholU
Church, and is now on Die high sea*
Victor-Victrola IV
for only $15
No horn?just a sound box. As
j pure a tone as in some of the much
! high priced machines. A perfect
wonder. No toy. Plays any
record in the Victor catalog.
Come Get Yours.
F?bkVianofo.
213 East Broad.
I on )ier way to New Orleans from Neu
I Voiic, having Hailed Wednesday. Mia
! Weller haj, been notified of her father'!
death by wireless, although It Is mi
thought that she will arrive here ir.
time for the funeral, which w*Ii b*
. probably held Monday morning from
.St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Mr*. Jeuule I.. Itenor.
I.Spectul to The Times-Dispatch J
Alexandria. Vu.. September US.? Fu?
neral services over the remains of Mm
.lonnle I. Honor, who died yesterday,
I w ere. held ut 8 o'clock to-night, be
' lug conducted by Itev. W. F. Watson
pastor of the First Haptist Church
_ The body will bo shipped to-morrow
' to .'.Una for buriul. BhO wan for
I ty-flve yearH old.
I'hllip Nbaner.
; [Special to The Tlmns-niKpatch. ]
l.ynchburg, Va.. September 2S.?Phil?
ip Shaner, aged eighty years, the Old
. eBt resi<lent of Madison Heights, died
,at.> yesterday, after a long Illness.
Mr. Shaner was a native of German'-'.
He had been a resident of Madison
more than fifty yenrs fn 18S4 b?
moved Into the house In which hi
died. 11c leaves a wife and the follow
i lug eleven children: Philip, Louis, Wil?
liam. George and P. r Shaner. Slid
Miss Ducy Shaner, of Madison Heights.
Jacob and Charles Shaner, of RoanOkei
Mrs. Leonard Wright. of M*dlson
Heights, and Mrs. W. N Cash, of Cllf
ion Forge. Mr. rih.tner had twenty*
six living grandchildren. He was ?
member of the Episcopal Church
Mra. John X. Wyllle.
I Speein! to The Times-Dispatch 1
Danville. Va . September ?Mis
John N. Wyllle died here to-night ;? I
her home on Main Street, following i
lingering illness, .rihe was active!)
Interested In the Daughters of tin
: Confederacy and very prominent it.
: musical circles. She Is survived bj
her husband and son. Alfred Scalel
I Wyllle, of Greensboro, and two daugh
> ters. Misses Fannie and Kate Wylli?.
i of Danville. The funeral probably Will
be Sunday.
DEATHS
SEAY?Died, yesterday, at her homo
NANCY DEE SKA Y. three-month -
old daughter of P. G. and Kate Grif?
fin Seay, and was buried at Beay'i
Chapel at 4 o'clock P. M.
WEISIGER?Died, at his home. Mem
phis. Tonn., September 'JO. 1511, Wll.
14AM B?LLING WEIBIOBR, in tin
elghty-seobnd year of hit age. a na?
tive of Goochland county. Va.
DOHERTY?Entered into rest at 1211
Oak wood Avenue Friday at i>:.';.'. .'
M. MUS. SUSAN FRANCE* DOHER?
TY.
Funeral notice later.
.DEPPE?Died. September Hi*, at 5;l(
A. M., ot her home. 1005 Ftlltoi]
Street. MRS. LE8SIE LANDKUA!
DKPPK. aged twenty-live years, win
i of Edgar Deppe.
Fun?rul from Fulton Baptist Chun h
SUNDAY i P. M. Friends and ac
I qualntances invited to attend.
FUNERAL NOTICE
MURRAY?The funeral of MISS
EDITH MURRAY will take place at
I the residence of her mother, 3223
Stewart Avenue, ut 3:30 o'clock SUN
, DAY A FT El'. NOON.
New York and Philadelphia papers
please copy. ________
I r ?re r_c-ros WAT.
fit psye has a medicine that woeHJ
?Haft-then th? llvsr. the stomeoh, the fcld?
and the beweis, and at the same time
Snake you strong with a systemic tonlo,
Cen't you believe you would soon be well I
That's "The Lax-Foe W?y."
~? ask you to buy the first battle ob the
S*?ney-b?ok plan, and you will ask yeuf
Srugglst to sell you the second.
It keeps your whole Instdes right.
There is nothing else made like Lex-PSA)
?___b?vss i? Aama-r-LuLX-S?OS-. -
j Your Last Chance
For a $1.50 Trip
TO NORFOLK AND RETURN.
October 1st will be the last Sunday
; of the suason upon which the Norfolk
and Western Railway Company will
' operate its popular excursions from
! Richmond to .-Jorf-dk an.l rutunt. Vou
; will then be given for the last time an
opportunity to purchase a round pip
i ticket to Norfolk for $1.50, which will
lie good on either of two fast ira.'ns,
I viz: the Special wnlch leaves Rich
' mond 8:10 A. M. and leaves Norfolk
, 7:40 P. M., or the Cannon Ball, which
i leaves Richmond 0:00 A. M and leaves
Norfolk 1:15 P. M. "One more tr?p
won't do no harm."
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