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STANTON IS WILD
WITH ENTHUSIAM I\ p.ulacc Parades Streets and Visit* Manse Where Wil? son Was Born. MUCH RED FIRE BURNED ? Democratic Club As nbles and Drau-.-, I p Set of Res?lt?i?hs. ? fetch Wild with enthusiasm since how* earns thai Wbodrow Wilsp'li iiaO been nominated by tin Democrats for PrcSl d , Izutiou to the United States to boom resolutions oh the nomination, heard a number o? speeches, Hung a Wilson hind the Stonewall Brigade Band play? ing patriotic ...is. marched through the; principal streets, along which rod llu-lits w i re burned ai d great" demon? strations were itii.de by practically the1] entire pOpuV&tlbll of StaUiltohi Among the places visited Was tho Mause of the first Presbyterian Church In which Wilson was horn. Decembei 2?. 1856. while his father, nr. Joseph R. Wilson. was pastor ,.i toe church. Rev, A. M. Fr?ser. I). D., pastor of the church, was called on for a speech, ami made a rattling fine one, whi n height-1 01 ??.! the enthusiasm. When the club was organized month? ago. Dr. Fraser was called on. having bicn a college mate of Wilson, and made what was probably the tlrst speech In Wilson's campaign tor the in nilnntlon. and his speech to-nigh: was probably the first Ihe campaign ibr! 'he presidency. Dr. Frasei* spoke' of Wilson as o college boy, and his success ein the baseball Held. He said that no grass grows on the political diamond when Wilson is on It. and that he always gets what he g >es alter. II- congratulated the people 'if , Staunton on having secured the norril- j nation of a son of Staunton to the : high office, and assured his hearers that Wilson has all Hie high nUnlttoS j necessary to a successful admlhistrh- . lion of the presidency lie eulogized J Wilson's character, and said thai vs a boy he had never heard Wilson utter j a word that he ml?ht hot have spoken J in any company. Wilson will lie asked to open his campaign here. The resolutions adopt? ed by the Woodrow Wilson Demo? cratic Club and telegraphed to Wilson j wore as follows; "The Woodrow Wilson Democratic ' Club of Staunton, Va? in nil cling as- ? semblod, on this second day of July, ! 3012, has learned with profound satis? faction that the National Democratic | party. In convention at Halt ir. no. has; this day Selected as its stand-bearer I \\ oodrow Wilson, a son of Virginia, ; scholar, patriot and statesman; his qualities of londersh'p will Justify the ; wisdom of his chop,.. We congratu- i late the people of this community and the party at large upon tho happy se? lection of a man who has displayed Buch high qualities of constructive statesmanship, and we espetf'ally con- 1 grntulate our city that this merited J honor has come to her son. We can , feel no dout t as to the result of an , election with a leader who has stood with the people In their tlcht for the : nHnclples which belong to and under- 1 lie n Democratic form of government. It will be our proud prlvllejje, under ? tne leadership of Virginia's great son, ; lo aid 'n the prosecution lb a success- I ful conclusion of this campaign/' CAN EXPECT NO! LASTING REFORM1 r Events at Chicago and Baltimore Prove Need of New Party, Says Roosevelt. Oyster Bay. July 2.?"I shall, of course, continue to stand for the pro? gress ve nomination,' said Colonel Roosevelt to-night after he heard of the nominalen 61 Woodrow Wilson. The former President stated h's. be? lief that even th. Democratic a'S w'cll as the Republican convention demon ft rated the necessity of a prluiurv. The national convent ion of the new paiiy will he !,<ld In t'l.lcago. it was decided to-day, probably dur'ng the first we. k of August. "To my mind ivhrtt has gone on 'n V. ils 'i : > form mb\ en of a new party, spent thi day n Ni I] : ? nubmltt* ! Ii ? 1 ? Itl.lOM l\c. IN Linn s-in,im. Dnnlel?, Justice und llrjnn i ummi'mli for Their Work 01 1 ? with Democrats an ) Republicans, lar majorities being for the ifnlhaitori (;-.t alleged anti-Waii street Candida* I ? : ? 't I , : nryan for Insuring vicioi> foi ? rive Democrats, were unan adopted at large \Vilsoh, ran trieetljji", Daniels wns reeomirtfi chairman of the presidential ca committee. Children Cry F3H FLETCHER'S O A 3 T O R I A Says "Vile and Malicious Slan? ders" of Kebraskan Caused His Defeat. wants no vice-presidency: Angrily Refuses to Take Nomi? nation at Hands < if G >n\ enti< m. Washington. July 2.?Defeated after ii . ii : llghi. but sutlslled with the for Itines "I Wur, Speaker Clark returned to the capital from the convention city tu-ilight and repaired to his Otllcc to thunder hin renunciation of the vlce picsldcncy over the telephone its often .is :t was suggested to lilm. Tin Speaker motored buck from Bul tlmore. when In spent tin duj at tho Baltimore Club with Ins son, Bennett. Ik took dinner wltit his family and later Iss'Ut'-d 11 statement pledging his support to Cuvet nor Wilson and voio liil ills contempt for tlic tactics Ol \v .l Ham Jennings Uryan', whom ho credits with his defeat. The Speaker seemed the least niYected of his family over tho iv.it. lie and nb complaint to make >: tl.e Imal break, bill said thai victory . could hiivc aeen his hud the Underwood threes helped him oh the lentil ballot aii l thereafter, lie said senator Bunk head merely precipitated 'he Ineyltablei ill seemed relieved that the strain was over and thai he could retire fr?n? pel.mal activity Vor a few Weeks. hi most emphatic terms the Speaker aimed any desire to be Vlce-Pres . 1. nt Speaker Clark said he would not run under any circumstances. "I urn :.v.i mad," he sudd, "but the vice-pros . ,.-ui y docs noil fit nie. I rim a rough and tumble debater. I am more at .1. in the House I would rather. be ii member bi thai bod) than tied slov.n in a chamber in winch 1 .tm pou - ? i l.-ss to part! Ipttte." i)li geht effort was made by the h aders In Uultlinore to convince Mr. Clark that lie should accept the vice presidential nomination, and It wns to j escape the Importuning of bin friends ? that he returned to Washington. Word was conveyed to nini tliat Mr. j Hryiin desired to nominate him and that the nomination WQlllrt be made by acclamation. To till uverturos Mr. | Clark gave tile same reply, and when he j heard Iiis name was being considered | in spite of Iiis refusal ho displayed some | temper. "Tell those people over there 1 will not take that nomination.'' he instruct- ! nl the press, when told of the persist- j enci of the movement ', "What will yon do If they nominate you and adjourn?" he was asked. "Hefuso it. I tell you I don't want It and will not nave it.'' roplitd Mr. Clark. On his return to Washington from Baltimore to-night Speaker Clark is- j sued the Following statement: "No s- t at im ii ever made u better or braver right for any man in this world than my friends nil over the ! country made, for inc. They have my heartfelt thanks. Wo never had money j ? : eh ever) tb pay for an adequate : ipply ot p.'st.me stampf and lltera- '< tare. 1 was tied down liefe by my ! duties "f the Spenkership. I could. 1 therefore, aid my friends very little. , They made the tight, gave me 200,. majority In the states where Governor Wilson and I competed In the pri? maries and caused me to lead on thirty ballots In the convention, In nine of which 1 bad a .clear majority, i No vert holes/; the nomination was be- j stowed upou Governor Wilson. "I nev.r scratched a Democratic ticket or bolted a Democratic nominee in my life. 1 shall not change the Democratic habit nd>y< l am too !? isoned a soldier not to accept cheer? fully the fortunes of war. "1 will support Governor Wilson with whatever power I possess, and hope In- will be elected. '1 lost the nomination solely through tlie vile and the ma? licious slanders of Colonel Wil? liam Jennings Bryan, of Nebraska True, these slanders were by lnuendo I and Insinuation, but they were no less j deadly for that reason. (Signed) "CHAMP CLARK." PARTYADOPTS IIS PLATFORM Continued From Ninth Page ! general government.. To maintain aii adequate depth of! water tin- entire year and thereby en? courage water transportation, is a' ceiieummatlon Worthy of legislative attention, and presents an llluse na-! tlontil in Its character, it calls for piompi iictlon on the p.-rt of Congress.] and tin Democratic party pledges It - sell to the enactment of legislation li adillg to tliat end. We favor the co-operation of tho! 'United siai.-s ii ml the respective States' in plans for tho comprehensive treat-: menl "f all waterways with co-opera live plans for channel improvement! vv'th plans for drainage of swamp and! overflowed land.-, and to this end wo' iavor the appropriation i>> th.- Federal] government of sufficient funds in make Surveys 01 such lands ill develop plans ibr draining tin same iiiid to supervise' ? We fa Veil the adoption of a liberal and compn Henslyt plan for the do ! vtdopmenl and Improvement of our In I is rid waterways tvlth economy and ef ? !.? v so as i.. permit their naviga? tion by vessels of standard draft. Pout itoadM. I We favor national nid to Slate and J local .?nithoilt.es In 11>. ciiusiruction ... maintenance of post road-. Right* of l abor. We reptot our declarations of the ?form of litC'S as follows: I "The courts Of Justice are the bill tvark of our liberties, and we yield to u. our purpose i" maintain their ligj " Our party has given to the n !; u long line of distinguished ? ' <s tvho hnv. added to the re speci and confidence in which this de , pitrtnient n.ust be jealously malntaln We resent the attempt of the Re 1 publican party to raise a false Issue respt i ? p i rb | jdiclary. it is an uh eil<-ction Upon a great body of ? ? clt ten* to assume that they lack ? "It is the function "f the courts to nterprei the laws which the people ? and If tin laws appear to work Iiconomlc, social; or political Isjiistlco, . ii Is our duty to change them. The only basis upon which the Integrity of our court" Clin stand Is that Of tin - I swerving Justice, and protection of life. I personal liberty and property. As I Judicial processes may he abused we Ishould guard tii< to against abuse. i "Experience has proved fho necessity of a modification of, the law i elating Why Cat Meat? in Summer, whether prices are high or low? It's far safer, far healthier, far more economical?far more sensible, to eat R Y O N B MORE Heart of the Strength-Giving Corn The ideal Summer food?equally good for the very old, the very young, and all ages between. Delicious for breakfast, for dessert af.er luncheon and dinner, 'tween meals, bed-time lunches, picnics, yachting parties, and on all occasions when whole? some, toothsome, health-giving, strength-giving food is desired. The best grocery stores everywhere?over 95^ of ALL grocery stores?will gladly supply you with Washington Crisps. ?THE SUPtUHE QUALITY OF TOASTED CORK FLAKES. IN AMERICA^ AHB: THAN IN ANY OTHER CEREAL FOOD PACKAGE The fact that the 250.000 retail Grocers in America are supplying, and cordially recommending Washington Crisps, which the Grocers know are the SUPREME quality of toasted corn flakes, in America, proves that the Grocers are glad to help the public reduce the HIGH off one?third of the HIGH cost of cerned.and both merchant and consumer sales of SU PR EM E quality Washington Americans. Every family in America, THE HIGH COST OF LIVING, influence, PURE food mills which give quality, for the same money. cost of living. Washington Crisps cut living, so far as cereal fond is con instantly recognized this?hence our big Crisps to millions and millions ol which REALLY wants to REDUCE should support, by their patronage and MORE pure food of SUPREME We repeat the question Why Eat Meat? to Injunction, and we reiterate the | pledges of oilr plntform of 1S96 and I !-") tri favor of a measure which! passed trie United States Senate in | 1896, relating to contempt In Federal j courts and providing for trial by Jury? 'n cases of Indirect contempt. Questions of judicial practice have j ar'sen. especially In connection with industrial disputes. We believe that ' the parties to all Judicial proceedings | Ki.ould be treated with rtgtd ini partlallty, and that Injunctions should . not bo Issued In any case m which , an injunction would not issue If no 1 Industrial dispute were involved. The expanding organ'zation of in? dustry makes it essential that there, should i.e no abridgement of the right of the wage earners ami producers to! organize for the protection of wages' and the improvement of labor condi-| tlons, to the end that such labor or? ganizations and their n.embers should not be regarded as illegal combinations in restraint of trade. "We pladgc the Democratic party to the enactment of a low creating a De? partment of Dabor. represented sepa? rately In the President's Cabinet, ini whtch department shall be Included the subject of mines and mining." ' We pledge the Democratic party, so fas as the Federal Jurisdiction extends, to an employes' compehtsatlont aw pro? viding adequate indemnity for injury to body or loss of life. < onserval Ion. We believe- In the conservation and the development for lh^ us- of all the people, of tho natural r< sources of the country, our forests, our sources of watet supply, our arable and our min? eral lands, our navigable streams ami all the other material resources with] Which our country has been so lavish-! ly endowed, constitute the foundation! of bur national wealth. Such addi? tional legislation may be necessary to pi . vent their being wasted or ob-; .-orbed by special or privileged inter-; bfts, should be enacted and tiie policy ..i their conservation should be rigid l\ adhered to. The public domain should ho admin? istered and disposed of with due. re gi.rd to the general wellare, IVeserva-] tlons shoUId be limited to the purposes which they purport to rerve mid not extended to include land wholly unsult ed therefor Tho unnecessary with? drawal from .'ale and settlement of I I cnorlnous tracts Of public land, upon' which tree growth ncviii existed and I cannot be promoted, tends only to re? tard development, create discontent and bring reproach upon the policy of i onserval ion. I The public! land laws should be ad? ministered i?? a spirit ? f the broadest liberality towards the settler, exhib ' Hing a bona tide purpose to comply 'therewith, to the end that the Invlta ! lion of this government to the l?rid liSS, should be as attractive as pos? sible and the plain provisions of the forest reserve act .permitting h?rne stead entries to be made within the na? tional forest should not be riullltled by administrative regulations which um?lint to a withdrawal of great areas of the same from settlement. Immediate action should be tnltcn h?, Congress to make available the vast and valuable coal deposits of Alaska under conditions that will be a perfect guaranty against their falling into tho hnds of monopolizing corpora? tions, associations Or Interests. \\ ?? rejoice In the inheritance of mineral resources unequaled in ex? tent, variety or value and in the de? velopment of a mining Industry iin equaled In its magnitude and import? ance, We honor the men who. in their hazardous toll underground, dally risk their lives in extracting and preparing lor our use the products of the mine. H< essential to IhO industries, tho com? merce atoi the comfort ??! the people <>r this country. And we picdge ourselves t, the extension of the work of the Btircnu <>f Mines in every way appro? priate for national legisiatlon with a View t.i Safeguarding the lives of the miners, lessening tho waste of est n? llnl resources and proi.iot ng the eeo-l nomic development of mining, which, along with agriculture, must in the future, even moi- than In the past., serve as the very foundation of our] national prosperity and welfare and our international bommeree. Agriculture. We believe in encouraging the devel? opment of a modern .system of agri? culture and a systematic effort to 'm lirove the conditions of trade in farmj products so a.- ? i benefit both the con? sumers and producers. And as an etil clent means to tills end we favor the enactment by Congress of legislation] that will suppress the perniciuos prac-| lice of gambling n agrle tllural pro? ducts by organised exchanges or ??til? ers. Merchant Marine. Wo believe in fostering, by constitu? tional regulation ot commerce, tue growth of a merchant marine, whicnl .-hall develop and Strengthen tne com-1 rherclal ties which bind us to our sis-l tor republics ??! the South, but wuh-| but Imposing additional byrdens upon the people and without bounties or subsidies fron, the public Treasury. Wo urge upon Congress the speedy enactment or laws for tne greater curity o: life- and property at sea; and we tavor the le-peal of all laws, and tne abrogation so much of our tre.i t'es with oliv: nations as provide fur the arrest and imprisonment of sea? men charged with desertion or viola? tion of tne r ? ontract of service, Such laws and treaties are un-American and violate the spirit If not the letter, of the Constitution of the United Stales. We favor thi exemption from tolls of American -hips engaged In eoa.-t wlso trade passing through the canal. We alsu favor legislation forbidding the use of lilt Panama t.'anal by ships owned or controlled by railroad car? riers engaged in transportation com? petitive with tie canal. Pure P'iiimI und Public Health. We reaffirm our previous declara? tions advocating tin union and strengthening i the various govern? mental agent.!' relating to pur- foods, quarantine, statistics and human health. Thus ailed and administered without part, liny 10 or discrimination aganst any s> ? .ol of medicine or sys? tem of healing, they would constitute a single- health service; not s? unlimit? ed to any commercial or financial In-1 terests, but devoted exclusively to the conservation ol human life and <?: ficlenoy. Moreover, this health ser? vice should ? i- perate with the health agencies of 6 ir various States and cities, without interference with their prerogative; ,.: with the freedom of individuals 10 mploy such medical ;ir hygienic aid a they may see lit. Civil Service l<aw. The law pei lining to the civil sc-r j vice should in hones'ly ami rigidly enforced, to tne end mat merit ant ability shall the standard ui ap? pointment and promotion, rather than service rendei t to a poitical party, land we fav i , reorganization of the civil s. t vice with adequate compensa? tion commons ate with the class of work pcrtormi I, for nil officers and employes; u ? also recommend the ex Itentlon to all lasses of civil aervlce i employes 61 the benefits of the pro? visions of the employers' liability 'law; we also . ccognlzc the right of [direct pet it it,;, to Congress by em? ployes f the , .e'/ess of grievance. Law lleform. We recogntz the urgent need of reform in the administration of civil and criminal ! tv In the United States, land we rccon iend the enactment if such leglslattci and the promotion of such measures as will rid the pres? ent legal s\si. ,,f the delays', expense land uncertain! s incident to the sys I lern as now .inistered. i in Philippines. We reamrm the position thrice an? nounced by tin Democracy in national convention assembled against n pol'Ay of Imperialism and colonial exploita? tion In the 1 .lipplnes or elsewhere. We condemn the experiment 'n Im? perialism as in Inexcusable M?nder which biiH inv lived us In' enormous expenses. ),r.|( us Weakness Instead of strength, and laid our nation open lo tin chnrgi .f abandonment of the fundamental ?! .itrlne of self-govern? ment. We fav. r nu immediate declar? ation "f Hie II ions purpose to recog? nize the Independence of the Philip? pine islands ii soon as n stable gov ornmaht can be established., such In dependence t>. be guaranteed l>v us until the jieuti alization of the islands ran ho secured by treaty with other , powers. ' in recognizing the Independence or i the Philippine our government should retain such hind as may be neces? sary (or coaling stations and naval bases. trizona and \nr Mexico. We welcome Arizona and New Mex-I loo to the sisterhood of States and j heartily congratulate them upon theirI auspicious Ik ginning of great and glo- [ rlous career.-. tlaska. We demand for tho people of AlaskaI the full enjoyment of th? rights and I privileges Of a territorial form of gov- j erhhient, and we believe that the oitl- j cials appointed to administer the gov erument of all our territories and the District of Columbia should be quail-, fled by previous bona Ilde residence. The Russian Treaty. We commend the patriotism of the Democratic members d'( the Sonate and; House of Representatives which com-! peiled the termination of the Russian , treaty of 1832, and we pledge ourSelVi - anew to preserve the sacred rights of' American citizenship at home and, abroad. No treaty should receive tho sanction ot our government which does not recognize mat equality of all of our citlz iu Irrespective o' race or croi and which dce? n:>t cxpres-ly ? expatriation. The constitutional rights of Ameri? can citizens should protect them on our borders and go with them through? out the world, and every American -dt-, izen residing or having property In j any foreign country is entitled to and must be given ihe full protection of j the United States government, both fori himself and his property. Parcel l'osr mid IturaJ Deliver}. We favor the establishment o( a par- ! eel post or postal express and also the extension of the rural delivery sys? tem as rapidly as practicable. Panama Cnnal Exposition, Wc hereby express our deep Inter- . est in the great Panama Canal Exposi? tion to be held in San Francisco in 1915, and favor .-uch encouragement as; can be property given. Protection of Xntlounl Uniform. We commend to the several States the adoption ul" a law making it an offense for the proprietors of places of public amusement and entSrtaninent to discriminate against the uniform of ; the United .states, similar to the law passed by the Congress applicable to; Ihi District of Columbia and the Ter? ritories in 1911. Pensions. We renew the declaration Of our last platform relating to " generous pen? sion policy. Hole of the People. Wi call attention to the fact that Ihi Democratic party's demand for a ri turn to the rule of the people ex? pressed In the national platform four years ago has now become me accept ed doctrine of a large majority of the electors. We again remind the country that only by a larger exorcise of the reserved power of the people can they protect themselves from tho misuse of delegated power and tho usurpat'on of governmental Instrumentality by spe? cial interests. For this reason the na? tional convention insisted on the over? throw of Oannontsm and the 'naugura tlon of a system by which Fnltcd States Senators could he elected by ei ? net vote Tho Democratic party of? fers itself to the country as an agen? cy through which the complete over? throw and oxterpation of corruption, traud and machine rule in American politics can be effected. ( oncluslon. Our platform la one r>f prir.cjplcs which wo believe Id 1" essential to our national welfare. our pledges are made to be kept when In office as well ? as rolled upon during the campaign and we invite the co-operation of all eiiuens, regardless of party, who lieve in maintaining unimpaired the Institutions and traditions ol our court i ry. Scptteburg I), fritted. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Scottsburg, v.i , July P. -The .Charlotte Grey* baseball team defeated Beotttourg ;0n the letter's diamond in a brilliant and fast-played same by ihe score or 6 to s. The features of the same was th" pitching of Dots for the Orays. Datierte? -feous t.ur,-. SUk ill and itctlornilck; C. U. limllb and t'oti. Woodrow Wilson?-His Life and Work (Continue.! from ?*? ?'i .l'age.) i fsluture to" enact wise and advanced mcasurei and participated Infldcn tlally In legislation'. The House was Democratic; th<> .senate Republican. He i kept In i lose persona) touch with the legislators, but refused t.. use patron- , ?ige In effecting the adoption 61 de- | sired measures. He consulted members of both part'es, He took part In the Democratic party caucus and swayed it te> his thinking. The Getan primary elections bill, es? tablishing pure and popular elections ? an Ideal pure election law?destroy? ing machine rule was the first bill passed by the Legislature under the whip of Governor Wilson. It Is the best working primary law In the na? tion. Governor Wilson drove through n drastic and effective corrupt prac ?- law. Me cause.) t"h.. creation of a public utilities commission with fun ! powers to regulate such utilities In i the Interest of the people, lie secured the passage of an employers' liability law of the greatest benefit to the la? boring man. lie secured the enact erit of a bin providing commission erhmeht for such municipalities as may desire It. He caused to be passed an Intelligent statute regulating the cold storage of food. He secured leg Islntlon establishing the Indeterminate Si ntence In pluer of this old discredited fixed sentence. II" secured the utter reorganization of the public school system. He has made wise appoint? ments, wltl. sole reference to the merit of applicants. He has not retaliated against his foes- he has given them a square deal. His policy as Governor has made New Jersey the most pro? gressive Scete In the country; he has v deemed It from corruption and ma? chine rule In bis administration. | The corporate prosperity of Now Jersey has been greatly enlarged, and he has taken the people Into bis conlldence and set up government by public opin? ion. He has won the. support of both i Democrats and Republicans In causing I to be eniieted measures of benefit and | uplift to the people of New Jersey In the lute presidential prtinarlt he was second to Mr. Clark In t-' urtn VQtesi, but he swept New Jen whelmlngly.?From Library of Soutr ern Literature. MUM S POII \ ?11 \ ( K N \ I. No llond Issue Will lie Needed for .\rnrl> h Vehr. Washington, July 2_with nearly $100.000.000 In the cash drawer of the Treasury, officials to-day expresstd ti.o belief that It will not be necessary to issue additional bonds for the con? struction of the Panama Canal Uir nearly a year. The purchase and btilld'ng Of tho water way to dat< has cost the United States I2T6.1ST.QO0 ? if this amount. $i:t*.SS6,0on has been pa'd'otlt of tho general fund of the Treasury, and Iho remainder' from bond issues. Balancing its books for the fiscal year JUsi closed, tu,. Treasury Depart? ment issued a statement that the army cost $1.10,1 Si,000. against (160,130.000 the previous year: tho navy, $136,556. ?. against SI ir..000, and pensions $153,59T,000, apalnst $ 1 ?7.r>& 1.000. The postal dollclency for the year, according to unrevlsed figure.* was Si 568,000, while $22,616.000 was p tld out in Interest on the public debt. MAKE Ml lim mil s ATTACK. Orientals Fire Flftj sbntn nt Country* men \\ title 1 hey Slept. New York, July ?A regiment of poii.-emen scoured Chinatown for sev? eral hours to-day In ari attempt m arrest a party of Orientals who made a murderous attack on several of their countrymen who were asleep bri the roof of a Dbyer Street tenement early this morning. Nearly fifty shot:- w. ro llrcd by the attacking party, all of whom escaped. There was only one Casualty, a tong ieader named Chu Pong receiving bullet wounds which will probably prove fatal. When the police reached the tene? ment ro.,f th.-y found eight Chinamen Iv'ng on their' backs near a low cop? ing. It was tlrst thought that all were dead, but examination showed that they were merely prostrated by fright, They had taken refuge behind the cop? ing to .-scape the volley of shots. MILLIONS OF VOTERS DIFFER as to the POLICIES of the DEMOCRATIC and REPUBLICAN PARTIES, hut ALL AGREE that the POLI CIES of tho PENN MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COM? PANY, of Philadelphia, arc the BEST, SIMPLEST and MOST LIBERAL. The PENN MUTUAL IS PROGRESSIVE, YET CON? SERVATIVE. The PENN'S POLICIES arc secured by over $130,000,000 of Assets, of which a fair proportion is invested in the State of Virginia, and more is being invested here annually. The PENN MUTUAL has an UNBLEMISHED RECORD of 65 YEARS. WOULD YOU LIKE TO HAVE THE PENN'S POLICY FOR SI,000, or $100,000, payable to yourself, your wife, child or estate.'' If so, see or communicate with CUNNINGHAM HALL, General Agt. (?04-5-6 Mutual Building, Richmond, Va.