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VETOING RECORD Laurels Already lli^ in Matter of Important Measures # Disapproved. MANY MORE ARE TO COME Yet Congress lias Not Passed \ny Hill Over His Head. [Special to Tin rimes-Dispatch ) Washing!,is:. Aagiisi 11. ?-With the expected disapproval of the sie? !, excise or income tax bill, and the "budget" V.lls and several other measures which may pass Congress next week, Presl-j dent Taft will go down in history us one ol the most active Widders of the veto who ever lived hi the \Vhitcj Taft s veto record probably surpasses that of any other President in tile last quarter-, entury. Cleveland's vetoes vveri filmed mainly at pension bills president Taft already has vetoed \ twenty-live bills. By th< ?tut of hn btlitr Week in- will have swung the nxt it gainst possibly a dozen tuoic. ri is regarded as certain fct. will dlsai* provi the legislativ, bill because of j fin seven-year civil service tenure and the abolition uj the Commerce'Coiii i. All the tariff bills will receive the presidential disapproval unless they in. prepared as recommended oy tlie Tariff Board. Tili army appropriation bill, already one. vetoed because it disrupted the uriiiy organization, will (.ass Congress tins we..k somewhat emasculated, bui Tn't may still withhold his signature,' 1:0111 it. Tin post-oilier bill, besides piov'dlng for a parcels post, may carry jr."'" i.,-, ' fpr good roa ls. an annual appropri? ation to which Talt may object. If the 11 titliti junction and contempt bills get through, it is believed they will draw presidential disapproval, Taft's lust use of ih,- veto, which attracted national attention was ..a August l.'i. mil. when he ret 11111..I the Arizona ntul New Mexico statehood bill, basing ins disapproval on ih. recall of judges in the Arizona Constitution. Two days later. Taft veto.-.! th.- first i .a lollettc wool bill. Next day tile tanner.-: free list bill met a similar tan. ti.id. likewise, on August L'2, the cotton hill. On June 17. r.'ij. he -em back the army appropriation hill, anil on August il he vetoed the seen ! wool bill. The President lias failed to approve a number of private pension bill;, lie ri fns.-d to siu:n a resolution that would nave readmitted to \Vest Point somi! cadets dismissed for hazing. Meiri r cehtly he returned without approval a message to rolmburSi subcontractors lor wor'. don..- on the b'hoshonc Irri? gation projei t. Severni attempts iiayc been nuidi :?? P*ss measures over the veto. Only the Senate so far has mustered the neces? sary two-thirds und this was on tho Mioshonc reimbursement bill. It has 110: been consider. 1 In th.- House since tin- President's veto AMKERoT NOTES Amherst, Ya . August 11.? 1 If regu? lar August tei in ot the Amherst cir? cuit Court will convene heru .Monday, th. uih iiisiant. Thcri hri uulti a numbi r "i criminal matters on the .i<. 1 to bo att. tilled t" N>. civil casus will be tried at this term. tfaf'mera from nearly every section , : tlie county report that crops nr.. suffering greatly from tin- continued dry weather, some sections were til visited recently by a very severe hail storm j and whoi.- fields of tobacco were almost eonvpl itely destroyed, corn was also Injured, the fodder boliig torn Into shreds by the hail stone?. .Melons tire plentiful, and iiulte a .I deal of fruit is being srbl on the market here, Thi . piecjrn.oti* Baptist Association will cohveiie" In the Baptist Church h<r. next Tuesday. The opening ser? mon "Hl l"' preached by Bcv, .1. W. Mint?, of .louesboro. Nelson County. .; calvin Moss bf i.ynchbiirg. w-tll rep? resent th- iJiymch's Missionary Move? ment Other prominent speakers are r.ls.. expected to be present The county school hoard met here yesterday and had their annual settle; ? ? t with the treasurer, 'in account of th-- Inclement weather. Superinten? dent F ?'. Campbell was not present. There Is a movement on foot to estab? lish a high school nt Lowesvllle, in this . bunty, this fall. The premium list for the Amhers?, Courtty Fair !s .fust out. Th.e fair will to gin on October 30 and last three To Increase leaclu-rs' Salaries, [Special to Th'- TltnCSf OlSpatphj] Danville, Va . August 11.?At the it hlhly meeting of th.- common Coun? cil which meets Tuesday next, the Fl ban co Committee will recommend tin' appropriation of |3,fi00 t.. 1..- de. '?'.b d to Increase the salaries >.f the city teachers of the primary and gram? mar grades This will mean a 10 per cent Increase in their salaries. The women t e it che rs hnvc for a long time b'en agitating for 11 hiebet- scab- or recompense for their labors, and the r>- " ? liri?- been received with much gratification The male teachers are nil engaged lipon a contract w hich pro? vides nn Increase i., their salaries every two years until thi ;:.."??"> mark has been reached. The original resolution was offered hy c c, Shead the chairman of the Tionrd of Aldermen who Urged tlie nporoprlr.tion of j-. ,-.?, 1,,,, ?f,,.,. ,)llt. ?V liberation the Cbmmltlci dee|,i,.,i upon ;oo Married 1 n?t Kehletnhrr f Special to The Times-1 .isprwch 1 Danville August II.?After keening their secret for nearly twelve irithn TS P Slgmae.- of New ton N ' >?Ss* l.lla Fowler, daughter of >;, ',,,?[ Mrs. C ft, Fowler ..f this cltv g'entlv r-rokr the news to the girl's mother That thev were married In North Car.. Jlr?i in sv Member last The maternal bless! nc was lmm< ellatejv lifistdwed urion the rour.h ar>d Berry's for Clothes' In IS'" a booklet waa published in Xcv Vork called "The \it of Tying the Cravat," and there were thirty-two coi rcct methods of arranging it. Tying Iii- cravat was, tu the man o! affair-, wli.it the atl Ol giving a dimit-r is to a statesman. In live minutes weeian sh.ow i you evei-y correct style to-day. \ Lovely cravats al -2i5e i lint | were 3?. Thousands of 'em. Socks al 23c thnt snve you nj quarter on every pair bouriht.* ISpCclal t?, The Tin:- K-Dlpputch. 1 j New Vork, Augiisi 11- I'recuuilona to prevent the sale of tltii residence of! Ute la',- Coiisuplo, the Dowagur Ducheas I of ? arlborough, at -". fjrosvenor Square, London, anil the duchess' valuable c?l- I lection of jewels, arc disejosed in a re? port concerning the Estate of the I duchess filed in file Surrogate's C uri to-day by Marry U. llolltns, John L Cudwhlador and Frcdcr", k U. Beach. The report shows thai without ob? taining permission frbiu tlu- aurrogatc, as the law requires, tin American , \<-. cutora sent $Ui;liO to ihe Kugllsh ew-1 cutoi*s to make up the lellclt In tin ' death tax imposed under the fciiiglisti; laws >>n tin est it,- of the countess, ih< I total ta Mimo.inting to nwr 51 '"?.<. Th.- executors illed an application I.. ? I., .- nd tin- money abroad. Th.- null; ,,f th,- .-state consists: of se? curities in tins country, b it before th surrogate could aril 'he money had been aetit. The executors explained that the I'.ngilsh executors, staling that unless th, death titx was paid Im? mediately, tin Urosvcuor Si|ii|ire hous,i and the jewels, which about all the property of th-- (luclies.i in Hull coun? try, WO lid 1.? sold and tin- tax de u Ueted froth t he pro< <??? Tin report Mod ye sterday shows that i th- reversionary interest m tin nstut ?l th.- duchess, which Is to ?.j to hurl Ms;.-r. Lady Llstor-Kaye, amounts to, J 60, MO, while tin- InteroHH of Mai'y Tiffany, of which William K. Vancler-i lilt is the trustee, is $80.000. The share of Knilly' Vxtuigil is $80,100. Th.- value of the estate In thlt coun? try is SJ.:: ami tin balance m the hand;: of tin executory; Is $2,140, colors are paving SM i quarterly lit th. present b?ke of Manchester fori tin- maintenance of his sop, viscount Maiidcvillc, while they are paying $100 ii tin Uuelioss .-. Manchester, who was M-.s.- Helena Zimmerman. fdr Ihe ninlntenaiue ol her ilnee younger, children. Tin report show., that of tin- se? curities comprising the personal ea late ot tin- duchess, tin- following hold? ings ai. tin largest: United States s'teel, ? 117,000. I'cihnsylyiitijii Riiiiroatt, -!i.i... South, in Pacific. $!!68i.', Ull'i Lelllgh Valleyi $121.000. t \i MTI.Xti Mil l*.'.. tine Part.' ? stehe? l,OOD rounds of Fish Hie Other KIN- n liorne, Fredcrlcksburg, Vi?.. August 11.?The Earli ?'?nd Club, of Baltimore, on a tw.. v.u.- cruise on tin- i in ca peak Baj and lt? iribiitarlcSj wem into i : | bann,I. on th, l?wer llippaliai.no I; ltlver. a fett days ago. and had with them 1,000 pounds of bluellsh, which tiny caught in the Chesapeake Buy with nook and line. * A party on a yacht from Norfolk, which has been cruising on the low.-: Rappnhannock l:iv.-r. while in Carter's Creek a few- days ago, shooting at a target near tin shore, struck a horse belonging t.. tines smith, colored, ol I.in. ister C'ountyi and tin- animal died Smith bar brought suit for the raltn shooting gernpe, I .-p. clal to Th, I tun s-1 u.-patch.) Rulclgh, x. C, August 11.?-Mouda> afternoon there Is to be an airing bl t remarkable shooting affair that . curred late Saturday night, when Clink Llllngton, drug elet'k in the uptown drug stor. ,,f || r Hicks, fired on lien Kohhlns, son of superintendent W. il Ftobbltts, of the Wak<i Wafer Company's plant, as the rllmax of :, difficulty thai am.-.- In tweeii them while towing boats more than a week ago at tin hew Bloomsbur.v Park, when their collided tiuil ICllington called Nobbins M-ry bad names. Tie two young men met last night, nnd Rob bins demand, d an apology. Ellington drew a revolver and fired, tin- bulb t phasing between Rohblfis's body and rlu-ht arm. Itobbllll dasind nTier El? lington in spite of his having a gun. and ran hin, Into hlr; home ?n Martin Street. I ngnu?-ment \unouneed. Prif-lerlcksbtirg, Vn . August IL? Sirs; ('hartes Willi.mi Hunter, of Ap pntnaitox, Vai, announces tin engage, meht oi her daughter. Miss Carrie Olivia Hunter, to Marlon nordon Willis, .lr? of I'rederlcksb'irg, \'a The w.,1 POWDER is not a cheaply concocted bread preparation that simply raises the dough; ? it is a scientifically compounded Bak? ing Powder of recognized food value as well as the greatest leavening quality. Sold by all good Groccri. Insist on having it. Senate Discusses Federal Aid for Improvement of Roads. Washington. August 11.?Increased pay for rural mall carriers und fed- | < ral appropriations for good roads hold Hi" Interest of the senate yester? day in d. Sat, on tin' post-otttce up prolti-iatlou Mil. Attempts to bring both subjects to a vote wet,- defeated by tin Inublllty of senate leaders to ? keep a (|uorutn In the chamber. i The plan for Federal aid to public road building in the Stales will bo] taken up to-ino. row and it vote bad on j several Important amendments now; !>? ndlng. 'riils win i.e followed by a ' Mite "ii Senator Johnston's amend-] meat to increase pay of rural carriers trout SI."Oil to $l,:;0o per year. Tlie posl-uillCe Mil as passes] by I the House carried the Shaekelford lord amendment authorizing the gov? ernment to hvl|> defray the cost of I maintaining roads used tor public put -', poses. The Senate committee bad put in its pluce a Federal commission to in- j restlgute the subject before any money j is appropriated, St nuior Over- , man. of North Carolina, Introduced an ! uiticndincnl f?r an appropriation of teOa.UOO to euch State for good roads. . tto lie available ..- SdOn as the state appropriated .. like amount. Senators Gionna, McCuihber, Sim- ! rnohs and Jlohiisoti led tllv light lor increased pay for rural mall carriers. Tlie Son Hi committee has authorized an increase of 1?) per cent, from $1,000 to $1,100, Legislation to prohibit postal em ployes fluni joining ? outside labor or- i oanlzatlons'' was urged by Senator Nelson and others. Senator Nelson de- I el a rod postal employes Should bo nl- j lowed to have their own nrqutilr.u-1 Hons, but that It would he a "cula- ' mity if they were joint orgahlr.a- . tions like the .Vmericah Federation of' Labor, wlier, they might be ordered out "on strikt ." 0NANC0CK NOTES (Special to The Tlmes-Otspatch i | Oliaucock, Vit., August 11.?IStisti C. j K-llani died in the hospital at \\il- | lluinsburg, where In wtis taken ten days ago. Mr. Keitum taucht in the private and public ?chools tlie, county for forty-nine years, lie was, pensioned only about a >ear ago. I Miss sarah t*. PittltsOII tripped and j fell foi the street Wodlie't my morning, breaking her urn near the shoulder blade .lohn I .M ward Paulson died suddenly I of paralysis at Helle Huven Friday, I aged Seventy-one years. He was nj gallant Confederate soldier. Mr. Paul? son is tie second old soldier to pars I away since the meeting of the vet- , eians at Accomnc Jnnuark PIN Si? tten! Ouvls's birthday. The death oi" another "Uncle Peter Payne" Is >.n pceted tiiilly. Tlii I'. mot . ail. congressional pri? mary I ?? the l'i: .-t 1 dstrlct will be hold Saturday. Atigusl .'I Mr. Jones will itddrit-ss the ^lectors at a h?ni bfi of places in the count: during ? Samuel .1. I.ainhdin. a Mexican war' veteran, passed his olghty-seventli uiile-stoiie Ft1 lay ?|'li. city fathers of Ch|nqotea^uq have contracted with the LuWls Gtitj Company to light the town. Pursuant to an act of the I.-is iitturi? ol ibis . Judge .lam.- 11. I'l. i. l.. . ha; appointed II. mi :ti Brtt tihghatu, I. ii Thornton, Marlin Hall I and II.;.? A. Biindick to ikci ivltli tlie supervisor Of Atlantic Hist: let. Asliion i.'iellihcr, as the Atlantic IHs ? trict H.a.i p.oant. They will direct the expenditure of the J1?.OO0 for which the district was recently b?ndr ll k?ltet Pali. A new building lias been OreOted in Wlilcll to display Hi.- work of the children oi A.-comae. Hon. Harry St Clcorgo Tucker will mike an address. Superintendent Q tl, .loyncs has been In correspondence with lion. Woodrow Wilson, who has protiiiscd to h, present if possible. Vmerlean-tiei'innn Milane- I nvored. [Special Cable t-- TU.- Tttno.vDlspatch.1 1 Berlin, August 11.?-Tlie rcceiit sug? gestion oi in Amcrlcan-Oorinan al I Banco tor the protection >f mutual in? terests in the Far Cast, as Qg.tlnat the special int .?rests of Knglaud, Busala and Japan, meets with mue.il favor in s. mi-oiii. iai circles here, a high diplo pist, who lor obvious reisonn i.i ii'.t i named, i-l on tliis subje. I "There already e.vlsis betw^eep tlie i im. : States and Gerlnaby an ligroo I incut that i- tantamount to an tinwrit iiteh iilliiitici i oi Joint action and mtir thai Interest- m the Par Fast, and i along tin iiv.-s of which the two na? il ions hav. i.i Working since an ? \ jeniinge of diploriiatiti notes in VVttsh ington "There are many reasons why the i ntied States and derma hy should island shoulder tu shoulder in the Fin i-.aM. and progressive Hermans Would welcome anything that would Ming closer the political relations of the !?,. countries as they may stand alon. in tin Par Fast as against the group? ing ? i other interests." I It was learned In olhrtal circles that ; in a i irroVi sense Ii." open-door policy . s Id |i) Kngl.iiid. Bitsslu and I .Tu pan only applies to China proper, and is Interpreted ha excluding Manchuria 'and Mongolin. It is believed her.- that lit is in regard to Ihnes two countries ' that rttisslu and Japan made their re ? . ein itg rj. merit, ? h i stated in senil-oinclal circle's that Clertnany will hot respond to thi . hoits of th.- London newspapers to work up a general protest by the com? mercial pov.i-rs " aga inst the action Of the Unite*! States as to th- tolls to be el ? get! by the Panama canal. "It Is only a matt, r of tlnic,1' said ai, ollleial who is in close touch with the Uerrnhn goverhnidht, "1111111 i:n.; 1 nd, with her many possessions, will clash with 1 nit.il States' Interests and wlli find that ti e American people do I not always do what England wants', v. He th.- drumming up of th.- colonies to to t o assistance of tlie mother [^country In the matter of her navy is ostensibly because tfV the German dan .ger, England also has an eye on the j American danger." J Mils piflcinl added thai While 1-lnK .:. '. und? r n special treaty, might have j th.- right to protest :???< to the Panama J ions, normativ would not enter into I any such movement, and besides. Anier I lea might prop. riy resent tin) pressure I thai might be brought to hea r. STRENGTH TO STAND Till: HEAT. Milam is the ^reitest prevention for j heat prostration. It not only builds up I tlie general system to rc.iist the heat, but I clears tin- blood >>( all acid and other I Irritants that inflame the skiv BLAME SENATOR FALL FOR PEACE FAILURE To Him M' xicans Attribute Change of Attitude on Pait of Orozco and bis Refusal to Leave Country. Mexico City, August ?Mexico blames Senator I-all. "t New Mexico, for its failure to com* to peace terms with Qcnerul in si u l Orosco, rebel leader. President Madoro come to tills conclusion to-day, ond it was based principally upon reports lu received front government agi nts at El Piiso. He made his views Known In an of llclal statement Issued by tile i ?-1>.i s t - meni or the Interior by Ids ttuthorl Zlltlon. f'ractlcally ail hope "t negotiating peace terms with ih? rebels now has been abandoned b> the government. Kafael Hernandez, Minister ol Eonieti to, who cotiducte m BbtkUlbhs with Orozco near El I'aso, lias gone to Lower California i" studj Irrigation conditions. It is understood here government agents at El Paso reported that Sen utor Fall played more than a pas rive part in frightening Orosco off. .. ist ?hat actio:: ivas taken the gov? ernment does Ii'" pretcnt to know, hut It Is Intimated hi might have com? municated direct!;, with or.17.co Senti? ments expressed in his recent speech in the Senate on tin Mexican .situa? tion. "it seems that .had accepted th. conditions," says the ofhclnl state? ment, "when be brusquely and with 1 t .1 known motive changed his atti? tude completely. The it is no official data on the causes ?hieb brought about this change lull from reports that have been received It seems that the determination of Orozco was in lluenccd by the efforts of ah Ameri? can Senator, .\. B, Fall, who lately delivered in the Sonate n speech filled with criticism of the Mexican govern 1 menl." Orozco's proposition was thai be permitted i? leave the country, but 11 was not definitely specified win:-. Il ?M.ted t<> go. 'ibis left tin- United State? as a possible chance and gov? ernment officials now are Inclined to believe he expected to Join his w'fc in California. Senator Kali has demanded that Orozco be held personally respoiis'blo by the fnlte.l States for aets com? mitted against American.-. A fealitre in the ncgottaltnoa which came to light to-day is that Rafael Hernandez lias been authorized to ex? tend to Scla7.ii Cumpn, Itojas ami other leaders the Bame conditions as were offered to 0r<>7.co. .lesus Fleres Magon, Minister of the Interior. Ka|(] to-lllght that It was Orozco who requested the peace con? ference, lb said when Orozco learned Hernandez was going to i,ow r Cal? ifornia, he ?ent a IllesS.Ige saving he would like to confer with him, Alter the conference Hernandez reported that Orozco said lie would surrender and all his troops lay down their arm- on the sole Condition that he he allowed to leave MCXleO, "M, receipt of tills hew ;. M el. i n called a Cabinet meet? ing, at which Hernandez was authorized to treat fur peace upon these t< rtris. FOUR ON TRIAL I FOR THE III LIVES Buncombe County Court lias Long List of Criminal Cases. (Special to The Times-DiSpnlch 1 | Aahcvilio, N. ?'. August ill?Four' cnpit.il cases arc on the docket of tho j August terih of Bui ? umbe County Su- ; pcrlor Court, the criminal session ol whlcli convenes ..< n to-morrow morn- j lug, with Judge ili nry Line presiding, i Johh HuiT, colored, will be placed oil j trial (or his life, charged with Ihe minder of Patrolman Edwin C. Me Connell, on July il, 1911. Clyde Mol? ton win answer to the charge ui in?r I tier In the first degree for the. killing j of Kb. Swlnney, several we. k? ugb. Itohcrt Cannon, i o on I, la charged with | the murder of Iiis wife, bind Willlum I Edwards, a mail about seVcnty-llvi | years of age. will ans wet to the change >?! criminally assaulting a six- : tecn-year-otd girl < I West Adhcvilic. The four are held in the Buncombe ! ? ounty jail without ball pending their In i rings. .Melton admits that ho glOWM Swlnney. bill claims self-defentu; Can lion doesn't ib ny killing his wile; Ed? wards has refused to make a statement ' in regard to hi. case, and at .1 ri cent ro c- I 11 In I lid r y hearing b.-feie a local justh ? ..; (hi peace offered no testimony, ii'.it j has 1.11 given one trial, at which th?-' .! irj wiif unable to agree, and this v. ill 1 be S. Ollll I | > |'f II I 1 11CC Oil UlCCllUg- ] uf murder. He maintains tn.it he j Innocent of i ic charge which hits b< ? ti ! preferred against him. Another ea u of importance is that \ of Claude tioodlaite, a young builder of Ashnvllle, who Is to be trie 1 as t'.i result of a letter left by Cbe Luther, a flftceit-yeur,-b|d girl, who.lrhlttod suicide two months ago. The do, k. . |g th.. largest tu the his? tory of the . outity. Seventy-five cases j iveri contln ? 1 from the last term of eb ill t. 11-. were sent up on .variants' frbhi courts of Justices of the ;. and tin former grand jury returned true bills In seventy-five easts. Hone; Dealers orjriinlrp. Ashevillc, N. <?'., August il.?A meet? ing of unusual Importance to dealers in honey, ol the Western pan or this State. will i.. h, Id at Black Mountain en Tue^daj of next week, when per? sons who al. Interested In this Indus? try will form an organization. Ihe purpose uf which will be the better? ment of market conditions and the Improvement of bee culture. Matters oi various departments of the work will be discussed by men of experience, along this line, and the meeting prom? ises to be i very successful one. A dub was organized Qtlltb recently at Black Motinl ilh, at which a great deal of enthusiasm was shown, and It is j planned to . nlurgo the organization to ; .-.m il nh extent tiiat practically all or the ii-i,. ra .:. honey oi this part of the ; Slate uill included in the organl At the Hotels Jefferson A. W. Person, Loulsburg, N\ ?... \Y. s, Harlan and family, Ala? bama Joh i;. Avcry, New Vork. Wil? liam 11 ...id. ilcrshey, pa.; r. a. Hyde, Bill) ? . 0 P, Turner. Emporla, Vn.; w Sharpe, Charles v. Shurpc, Burlington :,. c.; O. V. Ponn, New I vork; ii Sounders, Baltimore; li liekfprd Atlanta, Ca.. J. lrvln vvalao. Hurts!, Va.; ?. II. Waller. De? troit; I- \ kauffman and wife, Jer? sey Citys S. Tenncy and wife, Chi en.. Mi- Erwin a. Holt. Burlington, N C: Di and Mrs. Waller Hcrndon, [Lexington, k.\.. .lohn lt. Ilarvle, Box boro, N. c Mr. mid Mrs. Thomas Cnry, i: I;-. Mount; Mr. an! Mrs. U w Balrd Washington. D. C.| Mr. and Mrs I m. Tilden, Donald ami I'oroth} Tlbleti, New Vork; W. K. maKeinor. . Lenora, Va.: R. C. Lees, Buffalo, n \ . e, r I luff In, Norfolk; tleorge !: I ilier. J. S. Briggs, ltocr.es ter \v, ii itobinson, Norrolk; T. N. Motley, New Vork- w. c. Matheiv, ! Clifton Poi i ? , va, j Lexington J. a. Boyer. Newport I News, Vn p a Paul. C. B, Chandler, e. W. Bosh Poorla, 111.; a. 1* Merrill. M. L Hoi k. Hampton. Va.; H. A. utibert, Martinsvilie, Va.: J. i>. Lock eriy, North Carolina; E. W. Inge, ap pomattox va.; a. J, Hum and wife, ? Chester, Va h. v. Allen, Columbus, :???. " I- lb Veil, El Paso. Tex.; A. I, aterrell, n mpton; Va ; K W. Butler, I Charlotte, N c.; l>. K. Magier and wife. 'Jacksonville \-i:t ^ Howcll, Vir? ginia;;.! n Packard, North Carolina; I.. a. Ilunil ton. New Haven, Conn.; .1. J I'etert ami son. N,w Vork; .1. B. now i.iic-. t.'harlotto, N. C.: 13. K. 1 lei.!..!. Indianapolis, Ind.; B. Bong. North Carolina; .1. a. Loe, Atlanta, on-; winter <; m4 Virginia; p. il. Shepard, MOIltg. A T Hannoil, Mont? gomery, Ala.; W. II. Taylor. OruonS boro V Martin Dl Carnor. Arling? ton, N, v Prank m Wrav. Richmond NICHOLAS LIVED LIKE A PAUPER Mad Over ?200,000 Deposited in Various Hanks?Death a Mystery. (>;.. rial to Tue TImoii-DlBpJtcli I llarrlsbnburg, Vn ? August li.?The doatti from poisoning ,,! |!- M- Nicholas, j th. Wealthy farmer arid Confederate soldier, has brought to light a remark- i able conditlou >.f alfalrs in the Nich? olas hohl?, Hermit, inlser and eccen? tric extrsbrdlnnry, Nicholas uecuihu lated a foftuite ol *'.'00,.>. mid yet lived i in squalor nitd ?in t, without th< brut- ? nary n.-..ss:ti.s "i :!!? i'or twenty live years his a get! housekeeper, Miss | Jaii'tt Hopkins wad the only other oc e it pant .-( the big, Hftcen-room mansion oli tlie Shenandoiih Itlvbr, Ideated on; the magnificent Iti?-acro farm. I Nicholas kept his fqitdtu dlstrlbu- | ted in ilftcen or twenty banks In Vir- ? gliiln und Maryland, i. good I) portion j being in Oaltlinore, Wa?hlhkton | Richmond, It Is reported. The old fellow wits always afraid thai Okie ot the banks would fall. He did .101 kVjiht to lie caught. lie had a disdain for checkbooks, but used blank puces (it paper, dice be wrote a I.Ig . heck on the margin of an old newspapi r. Th- finest blooded horsi M dl< 1 of ??! 1 could iiot get his price for thein. Ill* machinery f,n t-, pieces' from ubnuse. He hini.-.lf slept on til'- liobr. 11, cared nothing for friends, liniiry. fa.sli ion, display. The inside of too old ' house "'.is as bare ami dreary as a beggar's hut. In one the largest rooms ?.f the house was found a idle bi seed corn, practically destroyed l;'j the rats. Carpets and pictures Were hot to Booh. The floors had hot s.. :, .?? broom for a quarter ??; century, j In ti e war Njchphil had his I-g shot I off, later he manufactured a 1 rtitld 1 wooden leg, whleii he wer. tl. rest ot his days. j His death . ?nie last weck. His bl >- j ther, tVllii a threshing outfit and six or eight laborers, was harvesting his crops'. Last Monday morning poison in th- ooffe.. killed Nicholas and made three others' desperately 111 The poisoning mystery Is still the sensi j tlon arid tlie mvstery of this commu? nity. Nicholas's stomach is with i Chemist Taylor, of Richmond. C. ANTRIM .V SONS. IIISTKIBI Infi i_ Save Labels from j "DAISY" BREAD They Are Valuable I Ask your dealer or 'phone us?Madl . son K.">7?how to get an $8.00 Tea Set VMEIIICAN lilt MAD VXD RAKING CO., ' II I'.ii-I l.clith Mreet. For Oil Cooking and Heating Stoves Sea N, KI.KIN .V SOX, INC HO Hast riroad |-. I _. I Children's White Canvas Button Shoes, $1.00 ALBERT STEIN KING OP SIIORS, 5th and Broad NEGROES STRIP HARRISON'SHOUSE Take Everything That Is Not Nailed Down, Even Baby Carriage. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch,] Fayettevtlle, n. c. AuijuBt n.?The house of it. C. Harrison, of thin city. was entered yesterday during the ai> sehce of the family and ft great amount of household goods taken; rhu rob berj was not discovered until last night when Mr. Harrison returned home from business. The robbers took all of the silverware, china, some cook? ing tili iisIIb, a child's bedstead, a baby carriage, a refrigerator, a suit of clothes pictures of each one of the family and other articles The rob? bery was don- by very small nogro boys, with the exception of one young man eighteen years old, named Tom mit' Smith Neighbors saw- the boys going In anil out from the lot, but thought nothing or It. Tli" things wen carried away In u pushcart used by the i.oys in hauling garbage. When Mr. Harrison went homti last night h> dis? covered tiw robhery; and at onct n?tl tied the authorities, and the sheriff and city oiibials together Went to worn. Mr Harrison told them that he had no suspicions, hut that two little bo> s got garbage from ins place dally. The ulllccrs finally located the boys and found th'- goods In the house or a negro woman In a notorious qtl?rtt r . all. d "Dross Neck;" There were five negroes arrested and loek<-d up as concerned In the r..i. bery?one man a youth and three lit? tle boys. Some of the goods w ri In anoth-r quarter of the city to-day. When the refrigerator 'was found it was filled with a., on which a water? melon was cooling. chatham notes [Special to Tin- Times-Dispatch,] Chatham, August !i.?The one hun? dred and twenty-third annual session of the rtoahokc Kaptlst Association win assemble In tin Chatham Baptist Church on Tuesday morning at IR!IU o'clock. Following the devotional ex? ercises the enrolment or d.i.gates win be made ami one-third of the chur< li letters r.ad. which will I..- followed by election of Olllcers. William smith. ..r this place, will deliver tli<- address >>t welcome, t" which .1 Boh Blloi will r. - pond, itey. w. it Kief- win deliver to- Introductory sertnph, which win conclude the morning session ol the t. i st day. i in Wednesday tliree ses? sions will be held, during which iriat lera of interest and Importance win be dispoS-'l of The rhlircll 111' llllHTf .11" busy making read; to extend a most hearty welcome ami the greater part of next Week will be given up to mak? ing the delegates and visitors pass their sinj' pleasant tts possible H has beon about twohty-llvo years since the association last mei her-, at which time th- chunk was on th- upper end ? f Main Str. . t 'n August :ii a farmers meeting w in heiti nt the expi rlmi r.t plats hear ? placi Speakers from tue .State jierlment station and Hi- l nited itcs Department of Agrlcultun will present and address th- meeting ;- hoped that the farmers will turn i en masse, as this will be i ;? rtuiilty to seem- valuable suggus hs along th- lines of ecientilli iarin l It. P. C?CkC has charge of Hi? lls, and will take pleasure In show ; the farmers th. plan he is pur T. J. Abbott, cif near this place, has t and cured one hous- of tobacco, neb is tn- iii st heart! of m tins ?-. ill, Many farmers anticipate cutting ring th- coming Week, on .September :', a special election ill bi hi id in 1 'au River Ma gl st i rial istrlci to decide upon issuing jlJo.uvo ? I building permanent roads. Ret1 V. it Oaston. for several years ? star of the Presbyterian Church a' its place, but now at Antloch Church, ar it. ?! sjc ii,g>, \ i".. was for several ?ys gm t ..i i s Jones; near Spring itrdeh. Mr. Claston left on Friday Iglit for his home Mercer c. Motley 1. ft this week to ccept a position as bookkocpci foi . l>. Martin. ..f Florence, g c Mrs. .\. |i Bennett and lit tic -laugh ?r. Nllla, me spending some time nt hosph? Mihla Sprint - Miss Saunders, of Bedford City i* isitlng her sister. Mis O s It Veatts Mi Kate White Is visiting frlttids i v\ ashitigtou. 11 c V Irginln Novelist, I -i.e. i i! t., The Tlmcs-Dlspatel I Lyhchburg. Va . August II.?Miss hvelyn Outman, the Harrlsburg (Pa) ? :ir! who |s engaged there in writing a novel. Was formerly a resident of ??'!>?? her fattier, j. k. Out man having formerly boon connected witn the linn of I?. Mos.'s St i'o. here MItS Outman Is a niece ?( p. Moses hi d she went with her parent!, when' thoy moved from this city to Haltlnvi > iirom where they went to Harrlsburg live years ago. THE WEATHER I "recast: l or Virginia. North (nro linn ami South Carolina?I'robnblj mir Slondn) and Tuesday, Special Local Data for Iclerdn.. 12 noon tcinpcraturt .* S& F. M. temperature . maximum temperature un to 8 P. M."..._.... 92 .Minimum temperature up to 8 P. 66 Mian temperature ._ N.oi .a ii temperature . ;i, i-Jxcesa in tempern! uro . l Rainfall last twenty-four hours.. 0 Di'llclency tn temperature since Ala re.h 1.1.19 Accum. excess m rnintan since I January l. ].3g l ocal Observation S P. M. Vesterdny. Temperature . 82 .Humidity . . 1~, w ind?direction .s. \V < w in.I velocity .1 ? Weather .Clear IRainlHll lust 12 hours . u CONDITIONS in IMPORTANT CITIP.S. (At 3 F. M. Rastern standard Time.) riace. Thor. II. T. LT. Weather. Richmond . 82 '.' ,i Clear Ashevllle . 72 S2 60 Cloudy Atlanta . 71 ,s 66 Cloudy I Atlantic City .71 so ;i Clear Boston . 71 SO 72 Cloudy Buirnlt.6S 7 1 68 1'. Cloudy Charleston ... m Clear it'iilcago . 7" 7" 61 Cloudy j Denver . ?u :rj tu Clear IDuiuth . 70 . ?. i." Clear Oalveston .... 81 BS 82 Clear liiatteraa .s si ,s Clour ! Havre . 70 7?) R2 1*. Cloudy Jacksonville .. 82 !?a SO Clear Kansas City .. S4 86 7:; Clear : Louisville .... 7 s mi 7(i P. Cloudy [.Montgomery .. 7 1 82 70 Cloudy New Orleans .. S2 00 so P.Cloudy New York .. . . 7s 82 71 Clear 'Norfolk . 82 sn. 7 1 Char .Oklahoma .... Si no 72 <'.\our Pittsburgh ... 6s 7S 68 Clear Raleigh . 82 '.in 71 Clear 1st. Louis . 81 Ss :a Clear I St. Paul . 78 S2 6h Clear San Francisco, as 66 f>2 Clear Savannah .... 82 :>j 78 Clear Spokane .i .1 ..i I'. Cloudy Tampn . 71 ?I 71 Rain Washington, 8'i 90 70 P.Cloudy i Winnipeg .... 78 82 rift Clear i Wythevlllc ... 68 .s 66 Cloudy >iin \ i t KM \i.m \\ \t . August 12. Hi I 2. Sun CIThe Best Is iiono too good when ii comes to buying Pianos; Choose with care. THE INNER-PLAYER TRADE MA HK PIANO Is here for your inspection. You have but to see it to conclude that you wish for one yourself. No matter how lunh your musical st indard, the INNER-PLAYER Piano will satisfy. The- price dnd terms are especially attractive. Sun-i'<i"t. < able I'lnin, ? o. Mad. 2->SU. 213 E. Broad. BIG MEETING AT MARVIN GROVE [Special toTht f Imus-Disphtch 1 Prcdertcksburg, Vits, August n.? To-day Wait praeflcally ? losing day at Marvin Urovu .Methodist catrip meeting on the line of itlchmond and .N.oiii timbcitand Counties In thv UoWd North? in Neck! The meeting began l-'rl-lay, August and lu-mortdw will ; and with A. ictt, Mrk W .1. No was a greal site, ess i ,? Manage < 'air, Mr. lloatwrlght Is an oner \ ?-r.tt.-t ot l lr-.t Degree Murder. motion for a new trial was made ? ? gumetil for the next term, which will Children Cry FOR FLETCHER 3 Q A S T O R ? J\ WESTPOINT VA. " PORT RICHMOND 1 1 Offen tlic best chance for you to double your money quickly by investing in real estate. LITTLE I Kl I I FARMS BIG MONEY MAKERS. Address O. D. I., Wen Point. Va. Hopkins Furniture Co., 7 West Broad St. Cash or Credit. "the market-place " v-^OP THE SOUTH ??COOP FOR THE ?YE8Pa| 1 THE s. GALESKI n"'C?t CO. a 0 M?ln and . ? 223 Esst. | B Elgbth St. jtfi&zMg^ Broad strcet Broad Rock ;Th<- Official Water of the American : I )riij^t;ists' Syndicate. Adopted as such because IT IS THE PUREST.