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?>?..-., uaue.Mi a. Mala Btrtat Cuuth Richmond.ion u i Btreet f?totf^ui? }jutrau....ioa N. Bycamore yitett Xynctiburi- Bjirtu.lit Eighth Hirtel BV 1WJ:. One *lx Vtcra One i POSTAHIC PAID Ytlr. Mos. Mca Mo Daily with t.jciy.I ?.00 1100 ?L30 U Oelly without Bunday.... t.09 IW 1.0? .Si ?flunejay elltlon only. t.M 1.00 .K .X Weekly < Weekday >. 1.0? .? .? ... By Tlin*?-Dt?t>a:ch Carrier DellTery Ber? eu? In Richmond (und ?uburbei ai ' Pe t?r?bi?rf- One Weak ball) with Sunday.>1& cents Delly without 8un?ay. . '.o cenu bui-Joy on'y. b ?ot> Er.tr."?.? Januurr 77, Vn.. r? ?f>"on-*cla?a mntti Cenrrefp , ' March .". lfTV. wii.ma: run im'.oim.b^s choice rand renew the hopea und expeditions }of an earlier age by bringing to tlieir support experience In administration, iwlsdom of choice and lorce in ac lil?a. All this and more Woodrow Wilson '."Will do, because he Is the embodi m- :it, the outward- and visible sign, ? lparty had wandered In the wf.nie.rn r of Ouubtful experiments and d(s i pointed hopes, but its Journey ? party approved, the' income Neither party denies :i Jury trial cf government u< ece that old p tiioraenoii, the terrifying demands: |commonplnce political platitudes leinothcr, At last tin 11 i lie i BpOkesmah of the people's aspiratli Ttielr dream became a verity w Woodrow Wilson was nominated; Yet th'ls great consummation < achieved not without strain nr.'' rtr gle, and the ever present risk of t,r failure. No grem forward mo the chance of Ijcavy loss; Colutn ; Washington stood in the ah uldw a rebel's gallows to gain ouy fr dorn, nnd William J. Bryan dared miltatlon, abuse, hleslng and <l< t ? till,, to:.- was arrogant, -Us act! rs, fr'-.- to ?erv ipntch bus regarded Oharhp ,r,- umninKanie. '.appear to the del - : ! his 11 tifttTIt ss. hu' jinominei have Ij btbltberirOSB, nnd unite liib whole boil Wtrmoerapy anew, in the splendid lasade foar I lion for m ? th< f To tV I ;? irp ??: Tile Tlim ? jpl- dges line r or, .? m< tt will t Vntfiodfast foT the 'new visrton arid I-new hope. It IbcHovea In the se Vtho, I^emocrat'.o party can render jcoiintry nr.l the Wohld. I; '?thia patriot *ao.!r.ft ihe penceful < I tore of n ci.iv'-i jii ty to lead the p [la ti.etr har.ih tu-id bitter ?truggl? I vpj? he will protect ?s 1 lien selfishness of dis- ' I'llO I'KC'l' Tin: < 11 \. ? Richmond, if the facts presented by The Ttmes-lilspnteh ntid by the sub-' .?oinmlttee have hot been convincing as, to the Impossibility ?'f true find regu? lative control of public service utili? ties by competition, the Aldermen j should at lest listen to the advice of the city's legal department upon the necessity of framing this vital ordl ? tri c to pul the burden of extensions nt ? broad ground that It will Ine vettably j Inline the city. Hut if there Is an' ? it Is the most forceful argument fori framing hh act that will be a sincere, endeavor to protect the consumers c,f vhncc any pled of Ignorance. They are aware of the dangers inherent In this gift as nt present proposed. .They know that the franchise sought does not guarantee 'tie people any benefits.] 1' assumes no duties towards the com? munity in return for the right to Use Its streets; Iis effect win be to injure the service at present existing and ultimately add to the r"s< "f Mgflt ?ml power. It Is sought fjbr private profit ? thing for bargaining. There Is no reason yvhy It should ho granted. It Is the duty ot the Aldermen to sec thrit It ic hot, l?p6n them rests the re? sponsibility of unfc-guttrdlng the In? terests of ail the people of Richmond. \ imiocumssivf: pi.atfohm. The pi itfrtrin on which Wilson Is to go to the country Is built of many planks, but each Is stenciled "progres? sive.!' Considered ha a whole, the. document Is able and effective, clearlyj presenting the Issues for which the Democracy |- to make its battle. The tariff plunk was placed first, I as It should have been, for tariff re? vision is rendered tli- paramount Issue bj Hi- oppressive high cost of living In the republic. The blank Is n flat i. oteri declaration fir a tariff for reve? nue only j It recognizes the high Re? publican taril'i as the ''principal cnuse of the ?tric<|ttal distribution of wealth." ?That tax does make "the rich richer and the poor poorer." The ? JTyhward revision of tile 'a: iff Is absolutely es? sential to th? lowering of the cost of ? heap Mirty i-= assailed for Its deceptive tnrlff plank of 190S and the charge is The record of the Republican ad of tiie Sherman nnti such legislation as wll lye, it ii..s been weak ? Tho ? hrilnni punish list law Violators Is als (.. : rs, and pre that will bettor their condition nnd Increase their prosperity. The plutform will bo ^\ ?? 11 r.Ivcd. Tb.. people an- tired of broken lle i ubltcuii promisoS and deceit; tti?y wlll ?<>l4t> upon the Democratic pnrty ui tho boat available agonoy through which to rcstoro tho government to the people. Tho platform Is a pro Ivo declaration of Independence Of the Interests. In the past sixteen years the Democratic party, out or power, hath done what it could, ami it la about to bo ?entrusted with the com? mission of further enlarging the estate ot tb,- common people and promoting THE VI It til.\!,\ DELEGATION. Virginia is progressive, and The Times-Dispatch is gin tilled that the antl-Wllson men in the delegation from this st.,t,- paw th? light yester? day arid vot?d ;"?>! v, uson in time t" pr vent their votes from coining like grace after a meal: Tho action of UiCSc men wns in obedience to what tltey believed was demanded of them t-y ti c extraordinary situation at tho , elevi nth hour. They rose to a rcnll i the will of the people Who cltOSC Ittbm to act In L'onvi nt i.mi Nor I.? u word of praise out of lilntii here tor Mr. Speaker Uyrd. Ho fought a good tight for Wilson at i Uaitimoro, and ho kept his forces In 'i::.. coolly nnd strongly guiding them, ? febtlvo, and he niust \<<- given much credit for bis work in Vlrp/illn In behalt of tlie successful candidate. ItltoiT.w VP RON STRINGS EX l> tXGEHED. The sudden outburst of the extreme; German Jingoistic press against Italy | on tho Titrko-Itailan question Is but I another evidence that Italy Is en- i forcing recognition that she is a first- | elnss rc-wer in fact as well as In | name, r.nd that It would be no longer j safe, especially for Germany and Au? stria-Hungary, to treat her as the little sister of the powerful. One of these ultra-organs, under the caption "Tho Italian Peril," raises the cry of "Italian |ierfldy"; charges that Italy has "violated the International rights of ttie peoples of Europe"! has be? trayed those who have been faithful, to her In seizing Tripoli, nnd Indulges; in much more crimination of the same sort, llow- Italy betrayed her allies' by her Tripolitnn venture l< difficult 1 for one even of the hibsi iiBxy coin prehension of the niovemenl In Itself, or ovehtsiprecedihg and connected <vlth j it. to see The charge Is not only llloglc-tl, I hut utterly senseless, and comes with, particularly bid grace from Germany, it is seMf-stultlfylng to the latter, con? sidering that It Is well known that Germany coveted Cyrencra; that she bail been planning to grab it When tii" propitious moment arrived, nnd that Italy merely got there first, j Apart from this, however, nnd as n \ proposition disassociated from ari>' ! question Of alliances and associated t.i'.iio wit It the matter Of territorial' aggrandizement In Africa. Italy has' only done in tho ease what Germany and Great Hritaln had repeatedly I done. In that view, she had aburi- j daneo of Justifiable precedent. ?S for Italla'n alleged Violation of the International rights of the peo? ples of Europe," which has \ ? trr/u- o , to Italy's operhtlbng in the Agciiri an" threatened invasion of tm- Turkish mainland in Europe, If the allegation Is- tenable why have the powers not protested? The query effectually djs \!OSi s the Issue In point, sought to )."? raised by our Germany contem-! porary and Its allies In bringing it forward; In her policy of taking temporary possession of Turkeys Agcari islands Hud menacing the Dardanelles und the mainland, Italy1 adroitly, though somewhat audacious- j ly. placed the other powers on the ?lc-j fenslvc, arid so far from evoking so | much as nn Intimation from the chancelleries that she nad violated: the International rights of others, j compelled silent, which was as strong as voiced, acceptance of her claim' that she was acting within her own', lights and the rights of war. TTTt truth Is that when the attitude | of the section of the German press in discussion is analysed it Is indica? tive of ileep and humiliating chagln over the pnlpai.de fact that Italy has tit Insl asserted herself, declines to he I ].<1 by the nose by ner associates In the Tralhund, and has stretched to tho | p.dnt of danger of breaking the apron strings ('??iniaiiy and Austrla-Hun? gnry with which Bismarck tied hier to ?? those t'v.. powers. Tho "Italian peril" 6Vir contemporaries foresee has noth Irt? to do with "the International rights of til" people of liurope." Tnat Is a stalking horse behind w-?ch Is serious apprehension that Italy will I snap tlie apron strings which have: long been exceedingly irritating to j tiie Italian masses and turn to the j embrace of Great Britain and France.] This would mean a freer hand fori eat Britain in concentrating her Medilcrunoah fleet around tne "Tight Little Isle" as n safeguard against i, . man attack. It would glvo her . ther ally in protecting her Medi? terranean Interests and In Keeping >pen arid secure her routo to her Ori? ental <mlore \iu that great tnlum' ? I the Suez Canal. It would further Isolation f?r Germany i vastly Increased ability for Great ? Italn to dictate the sea power of [the world, nnd that Germany keep the peace. There Is method in the Mtteriicss and tho anger of our nppre e ,iid Jingoistic German con? temporaries after all. 'Vi a' r become of the Hon. Albert .1*roml/th Teverldffe these warm days? I Wilson and win. li is *? \.->o.ly a full list of the prew.i tickotd tn the Held? On the Spur of the Moment By Roy K. Moulton Truthful Things We NniT Hear, ??T? tell you frankly, Mrs. Brown, 1 think your grown Is u. fright. It doesn't sot well in tho hack. dear, mid tho color scheme Is not particu? larly adapted to your stylo of equi? ty" ?'1 would much rather you had <ull,(l another day. Mrs. Jones. If you felt that you wore obliged to call. It has Interfered ?Ith my plans const Idrably to have you here all the afternoon. Coma again; If you ihlnk that you must." "Holiest to goodness. Mag. that new hat Is the limit. Why didn't you get one with n little style to it?" "Really. Mis. Smith. I don't like you,- ids,-iiis. They me not nearly us light und Huffy as those I mike for my husband. Y?>u inay learii some? time." "1 have not had a perfectly de? lightful time at your party. Fact Is. t have boeu bored unspeakably. Why don't you think up something new to spring on your uucsts 0tic,o In a while." Side TnlkN With fitrl*. leraldliie?The best cold cream we ow of Is lee cream It's tie cold . anyhow. \natusin No. we do not believe the tragets will ever Imperil their unt? il grace and poise by WeOTlnK sus ador?. I at tie nibbln*-? Vo? say stone ladles j prove their facial appearance by i a ring rubber mosks at night. Why! t wear them all 11.e time Mltlo? j Madellni I ear not, little one. oven align you are too stout. Thi :i|gh st of living will soon tlx that'. \ Itcnmrknhle Mnn. The cares and worries of this life Ne'er bother him n Blrigle bit; Ho hover quarrels with his wife. And Is content, no doubt of It. He gets no pesky monthly bills And money's nnught at all to htm. He never knows financial Ills; I!., doesn't hnve to skimp and trim. He takes no Interest at all In things political, yen see. He docs not hear hits country's call) No ofllce-seoklntt man Is he. He dares not If It's wet or dry, <~?r bitter cold or fiercely warm. He cares not how the winds may sign. Presaging an nppronchinj; storm He never takes a passing ::! men At the official weather map: And there Is not the slightest chancel Thai he coul.l ever e re a M:.ip. He's not arald of footpads or Of burglars who break In and steal. ' He never must go begging for The price to buy a good souar? ; meal. He doesn't enre how prices soar. The cost of living I? a j.ike. H" ne'er lets out h frenzied roar The same as other common folk He lets things happen ns they will And takes th? good right with the' bad. I No bobby can give hlrh n thrill, He's n?t a crank on any fnd. j He nev. r speaks an unkind word About a single living soul. For gossip to him Is absurd. Ills- tongue Is under strict control. j "llomnrkaldc." of course you say. r.'i! this man you will never know. Because, you see, It Is this way: They buried him ten years ago. The Hook Worm \gii|n. Ah sirhply f- eis Ink layln' 'round Rn* | hin' got no ambition. Ah f?els Ink. layln' on do groun*. Ah feels dnt man cohd tlon Pin' fit me to do no soht of wo'k ' and though et may soun' funny. Ah'd rather J< s lo I nroUn' ah shirk than m ike a pot of money. De sun am shlnin' down troo de; trees: do little b'lids am slnirln'i j De breff of summah am In de breeze. n sweet contentment lirlngln'. Et sho'Jy am raising all kinds of hob j with mah Old occupation, Fo' ' kaln't do no whliowoshln' Job. eil se?ms hen ath mah station, j Ah feel* Ink kind of a millionaire who hasn't got no worry. Par sho'ly am something In de Mr what tetls me not to hurry. i De doctor dune nay All nln' quite i Well, but he'i the gay deceiver: Ah's simply a ho- 'n' mah annual I spell of ohri :. o old spring fever. ] FEARED EVERY ONE nasehall Player Itiins Into Station Laboring Inder Hallucination. Laboring under the hallucination I that every one lie met Intended to i kill him, a man who said ho Was Bob- J ort I. Carter. North Carolina, and a baseball player, ran into the First ! Police Station vest- day afternoon and: pleaded for Prot? -Ii. Believing the., man to Be 111, persons at ?.n> station summoned the Cli Hospital ombu- ! lance, and Dr. II. a. Bullock respond-1 od, Me pronounced farter to be drunk and upon verge of delirium tremens as the result; of n protracted spree, fatter admitted that he had been drinking hard for more than n week, He was hoi on a chnrge of being drunk ftp! ---cnt to the City .tall hospital. Carter said that his ..onto' was in North Carolina, hui that lie came to Richmond from Beading, I'a, He de? clared h" hod Intended to sign with the Richmond Bill Club ns an out? fielder. Ii" appi d to be about thirty years old Abe Martin ; TU' first thing S mo folks do when they go out o" town is bunt up a mon? ument f climb, j 1 i' i:*-tail tor Cole Fluhart soys his fiuhor 'dlod a disap? pointed man. Il- /. a power polltl I rally for years, but he never got j prominent enough t have his speeches [garbed. ETERNAL DARKNESS. By John T. McCutcheon. ICopyrltht; ma; ur jona I, McCulc?eoc.l BORAH CORDIALLY GREETED BY TAFT Erstwhile Roosevelt Leader Will Speak for Regular Re? publican Ticket. Washington, July 2.?Senator Borah, of Idaho, who led tho Roosevelt fight In the Republican National Committee j at Chicago and remained In close touch i with the Roosevelt forces up to the I time of the nomination of Tnft, was ? cordially greeted by President Taft to- . day whert lie entered the executive i olflces to present a constituent. Senator Borah announced at Chicago | that he would not follow Colonel I Roosevelt and that he would support i the regular Republican ticket. had! nothing new to say on the subject to-day beyond the fact that his po- . sitlon was already well known. "?The Democrats at Baltimore are doing splendid work for the ROpubll- ; can party.' was the comment of the Idaho Senator as to the Democratic rumpus, "bUt I do riot wish to make any statement at this time." There is little doubt that Senator Borith will bo oho of the most prom- i Ineht of the Republican speakers In j the coming Campaign, lie win go into protr-sslve !:? p '.blirnn territory,, where he has many friends who were Strohe fol him ns a compromise can- | dldnte at Chicago. No lime ha.- 1>een given to the detutls of the Republican nynt this year. The | President lias :.r>' conferred with Sec pettary Hilles, who la to run tli" cam paign, oh plans for tine campaign, everything being held up pending the i outcome in tho Baitlmore convention and the c-m'.ng here n.-xt Monday of the executive committee of the Repub? lican National Committee. Tho Republican attitude will be Shaped after '.he Democrats aet, and after the program Of Colone] Roosevelt becomes more definitely known, The Jo itlon of national committee head? quarters has not been determined, (but "tvill probably be In Washington or New Tork, ?with an Important branch at Chicago, where Mr. Hilles will spend much of his !!me Tho prevailing opinion Is that the R* p?bll ?'.?>.ns will be well supplied with fand*. In th" tight for the nomination. 1t ?? understood, thf Roosevelt people obtained three or four times as much money a= did the Taft people, but in the fight for the election the situation will 1... reversed, especially If Colonel Roosevelt looms up as endangering the ?Republican ticket. Whatever Che views of Colonel Roosevelt and hi* hackers ns to his chances. It Is 'beyond question true tlhat regular Republicans who dolly visit the White Home are unanimous In declaring that the new party will make a comparatively poor showing, and that the race will be between the Republican and Democratic nominees. HitSrtory Of varlOUS degrees and ages oh Stan US' quoted to show that bolts from the regular parly ar> usually un? successful. STEAMER SERVICE BEGUN Ship Soil* Prom Xew Orlcunn for Brasil. New Orleans, La., July 2.?Inaugu? rating service between the Mississippi yalloy and South America, the IliitHh steamer Inkume, of the recently formed Mississippi Valley, South American and Orient Steamship Company, sailed to? day front this port for Brazil, carrying n cargo valued at more than $1,000, 000 The new service, representing the enterprise of many American mer? chants and manufacturers, i* designed to provide for all water shlj.nts from MIsSlss pp| valley cities lo South America, and upon the opening of the i Panama Canal to the Orient. ! The departure of the first vessel was made the occasion of an official demon? stration, which was attended b.V mar.,' business men from eitles of the Middle W. St. Itolllnaon Arrested. fBp< clal to The Times-Dispatch.1 Lynchbttj-g, vn . July I.-?James Rob? inson, white, who I'll" been hunted during the past ni\ werk? on the charge of attempting to attack Mrs. Richard 1.1 to! ford. In Amherst county, was arrCStod this evening by the local police. He w.ll be tried In Amhcrst k county. News of South Richmond Bout). Richmond Bureau, . Tli.j Tlmea-THspatrh. 10J1 Hull .Street. Phorie Madison ITS. K.ir a consideration of r. It. II. llture. trustee, yesterday, according. 10 n d'?d of bargain and sole! entered rot record witn Clerk waiter K DuVah of i!..- Hustings Court; i'.ii i .-. transferred o> the Vn ? Se ? <:? 1.: property, making what I? aahl to be | the largest transfer of 8outhsldo realty ?Iric?. annexation. The im.nt valuable part of the property ?? >.t. Hull sir..;, embracing Nu?. I 51 . 915 and fc'l Hull Street, wjth a! nioge ..? ;<. feel and xw-t vxcant Iota on II . ivltl ?? fron 1 age of eighty-eight I (... between Klghth and Ninth. . tittier i.r-.;.. 11 f waa Hi and M< !>? ???? .! Street, fronting nlety feet between Fifth and J Sixth; 1': Routh Thirteenth Street, with a frontage uf sixty feet; vacant lot on Kley? en 1 near Stockton. With a front?ge of I sixty feet, tit I a let fronting 12: f??! en Everett! e-tre.t between Eleventh and Twelfth 8treeli" Sniall Property Transfer. Richard Roynll yesterday, according to a deed ?>< bargain and sate off. tea for rear Istrntlor.. aold to U. O. Moaley and r? K. LaJ'rade, a piece uf property, fronting twen? ty-seven fen on Tenth Btrtet near Stock-1 ? Unklar?* Aim t<> Meet, The quarterly meeting the .South R|eh monrl and Chesterfield BualneM Men's a sso- ! . r quarter* in fraternal Hall. In vita-: Hons to the randldatex for t!,? Admlhiatra-j fh'Hr.l have 1.n Sent Oiitj and a ntim i ber are < xp. rt. r| t? be pri si nt Ktipervleors Meet Here. work for '..':<? Ti n i furo?, for the next ?is month* will be mapped out After the meeting- the $ uper\ taora, accompanied ny th>- advl(or) road boaul and repre*entatl\et ol the Atlantic Co**t I.tne. will rteW, the propblod croiwlngi In the .ounty. Letting Out Premium l.i-t. ManagrI burt ut the Cheaterflc'.i ? 'ounty Pair. ba? ee-nt the copy for the an? nual premium 11et to the printer. The do. u inent will i. ?,ui In about two week*, i'ha Hat Will thl? year t>i a booklet of about f"rty pager, .-.ml Will <ontaln full Inform* ? rrnlng the en'rl.? ana prlxe* Two thousand copies evtll be printed.- and ?III be distributed to the Urn applicant* \ Uli* ltl< hmond Lodge. Marty of the SoothaUte membera of the .tumor i'rder United American Mechanic* laat night united with their llichmond friend* and paid a fraternal vtalt to Ke*cu* . in II, So : Tide council l> the o'.deat la the stnte. An excellent program W?s ren dercrl und an enjoyable time reported. I uneral <>f infant The funeral of Kuiherln? Irwin, Infant daughter of Mr. and Mr* E. L. Irwin. wn? : t ' aftvrno n fr?nt the parent*' home, iiu McTDonough Street. The burial In Maury Cemetery IVl tonal Mention. left yesterday vltit her paren iisiting ri j ? i\?i ? n' y and jm, Melvln. will mm PROVIDED FOR JOINT CAMPS War Department Plans Will Be Carried Out?Appropria? tion Bill Passes. Washington. July 2.?The Houie ruehed thro?gh yesterday a resolution Introduced li> Representative Hay, chairman of the, Rouse Military Affairs Committee, providing for a Special appropriation of H.ltA.MjQ, a?lt- 1 ed for last Heek by President Taft, to pro-j vide for the holding of the Joint militia I and regular army Slimmer encampments j already planned by tho War Department. ] To-day the House rmnri the army appro? priation bllli The bill contains ?ovfiral ,:. * 10 which the President bad ob- 1 locted lt> bis veto message, but did not 111 c nt,. any legislation which had been added ?? thi I'll! after It bad gone Into conti r ence. An attack on the way In which President Taft vetoed the bill was made by Repre? sentative May, of Virginia, tnis afternoon, when in- hriiugiit up the oil" for discussion and pastSgh, Mr. liny spoke for only a t, w minutes, but he. had a large typewrit? ten nianjiscrlpt on the subject of the veto, which he asked to have inserted In the iloenrit. Ill diseasing the matter, he IS Id! "If the veto I' used In the manner to which it !>? employed by President Toft, theo Congress will be simply an agent for registering th? will of th? oxeeullve. In vetoing thin hill tlie President says hr will e;n nny hi!' that has In It legislation Which he approve!, but any appropriation lilil which hat any legislation which h0 does not approve will not be signed by him. He win sign any bill that takes' m out Of t 10 Treasury, but he seems unwilling to slsn a bill that will bring about mi economy." The bill, as discussed In the Ileus? to? day, Is the same bill that wag pasted by the House. It should not be confuted with the bill as It v.as mart., up by the Conferees of tie Mouse and Renate As the bill now Hands Major-General Wood and his posi? tion of il.lrf of staff Is not affected. Tlie present bill cuts the number of cav? alry regiments from fifteen to ten. it xeipes out the appropriation for twenty-five fitmv posts, und allows the Secretary of War to abandon anv army poet he wlshos. The five-year enlistment term Is left In the I present bill, ,-inrt this Increase of the t>r:n ; of two years Is oae of the points on Which j there Is great criticism of the War Depart I ntent from certain officers of the War De? partment. This bin consolidates the departments of the quartermaster general. commissary general and paymaster general, and makes :i great consolidation In ih?- eff|.?s of the adjutant general, Inspector general nnd i ehl, f of stofT. I The bill earr|/,s nn appropriation of ?9;, iCT.which Is nhoui It.eno fiM less than I last year. Oenernl Hokc Critically IJI. [Sp. clal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch. i Raleigh. X. C.j July i.?,\ telegram t this nftornoon to Alox Webb summon I ed him to f.Ineolnlon on account of the desperate condition of r;,,-.,] j> F Holte, of Ibis eltv. now nt his sum? mer home. The telegram Indicated thai General Hoke war believed to h" dying. Mrs Webb, who is General Hnko's daughter, has been nt her fath? er's bedside for several days. General Hoke > ranking surviving ofllcer of tho Confederates. STRUCK Bf TRAIN FATALLY INJURED Aged Woman, in Attempting to Cross Railroad Tracks, Meets Her Death. tSpcci.il to The Tiinca-Dispitch.] Norfolk. Va . .Tnl\ 2,?-While .\fr*. Martha Morris, aped seventy-live years, u.is attempting to cross the Virginian Railway tracks near hev horn* pear Simpson's Biding thit afternoon about ?> o'clock, she was struck by a train, sustaining Injuries which resulted In her death a short while later. Mrs. Morris, who resided near the bi ? v.p of the accident, had. accordng to the best Information, crossed the tracks of the railway to gather some garden truck. She was Just returning to her homo when she was lilt by the train. No. 2, bound for this city. Coroner Carmine was notified of the cldent and will hold an Inquest to? morrow. J Mrs. Morris was highly esteemed In the neighborhood In wh'ch she lived I and there was general regret at her j death. Mrs Morris Is the mother of B. W., I .loscplt and William 8, Morris, of Nor? folk; Mrs. Jones, of Coorapeke, N. C; I Mrs l.asslter, of Portsmouth, and M ss Saille .Morris; of Norfolk. ?mall Robberies Repeated, Four small robberies w-*ro reported to tile police yesterday. They were os follows: cuff Well Cigar Company, i3li Bast slain Street, store* entered and a doz? en boxes of cigars stolen. Mvrtle Spence. West Canal Street, }11 In currency stolen. Edgar Roberts, "12 North rirst Street, room entered, small sum of cash and clothing stolen. Lottie Hinke, 1110 East Main Street, shoes stolen. Engine Crosbes into Pole. Leaving the rails of a spur track in Pock Street at Ash last night shortly nftnr 8 o'clock, a Southern Railway shifting engine crashed into a telephone pole, snapping it In half. ,No one was hurt. A defective ratl ?en. said to bo the onu?o of the ac? cident National State and City Bank ntehmond. Vlrftlnln, Solicits Tour Account Capital. 81.OOO.O00. Surpia?.. ?.100,00ft, Best by Test for forty ycara.