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VOL. XVII NO 37
RIOHMOND, VIRGINIA, SATUI.DAY, SEr T. 1. l'JOO
IMtlf.E 5 Cl->
THE NATIONAL BAPTIST CONVEN
"Hell may rage and vent her apite,
But Christ will aave hia heart'* de
were aever troer than in the eaae of
tbe opposition put np bv 'h? feeble
arma of thoae that have found reaaon
to cbjpct to the good people of Rieh?
mond taking care of the National Bap?
tist Oonvention. They did rage, snort
aod b*at themaelvea into madneaa, bat
right moved on io the good old way.
The eolnmna of the Virginia Baptiat
have been uaed by the little fuas mak
er. He haa thrown mud in every di
reetion at Dr. Graham, st the Rieh?
mond Ben.ftoiai Inauranee Company.
at aermona preached by hia -uperiora
and at the National B.pHat Oonven?
tion. What will be thd next? Oan
any body tell* There ia ona thing eer?
tain, we know the next will be dirt,
aaad-alinging and remorse over his de
feat?the anrighteoaa die hard.
Laat Sanday waa another great day
at the Fifth 81 Baptiat Hhureh. At
11:90 a. m.. Rev. Dr C. 6. Morris, one
of the benersl Secretariea of the Na?
tional Baptiat Convention p-eaehed to
a large and intelligent eoogregation
from the text Heb. 11:24. He swayed
the great audienee at will ss he dia
couraed oo tha neoeaaitv of faith as
the uplifting power of the Negro raoe.
At the eonelaaion of the aermon, one
candidate waa bapt.zed. Tbere waa a
glerioua time at eommunion in the af?
Ktit Sunday morning, Rev. Dr
Graham will preaob trom the aubjeet.
"The meanest preaeber in tbe world."
If yoa want a comfortable aeat, get to
the chureh on time.
Oo laat R'on lay night there waa very
sueeeaaful j nb ie meeting earried on
by tbe General Commlttee. preparing
to take eare of the National Baptiat
Conveation. The meeting waa held at
the Firat Preebyterian Ohurch. Rev.
D. W. Davia, A M.,preaohed the aer?
mon The sermon waa one of Inatrue
tion, beauty and far-reaahing upon the
aubjeet, "Ingratitude." After aermon
intereatinc eddreaaea were made by
Reva. C. S. Morris. O. N. Harria, Mrs
Stepheea of Ljnehburg and Mr. Jamea
Patteraon. Bro. Patteraon gave $ 1.00
to aaaiat in earing for the delegation.
Tbe next publio meeting will be held
at the Tabernaele Baptiat Churoh,
Thursday night. September 6th. The
gifted young preasher, Rev. 8 H.
Burka ot the Zion Baptiat Church, Mac
cbeater, will preaeh the sermon. It is
hoped that every person holding a
book will report all the money, food
and homes that thev have, so that we
may wind np our grand reoort. Any
person being able to give a deleaate or
delegates sleeping aecommodar.on, the
eommittee will be glad to hear from
Let the people turn out in large
numbers at the Tabernaele Baptist
Churoh for Rev. Tartt and hia good
people will spare no pains in making
Uie oeeasion a most pleasant one.
The last meeting of the General Eom?
mittee will be held at the Fifth Street
Baptist Ohurch Monday night, Sep
tember 10th, when it is expeeted that
a great maaa meeting of the eitisens of
Richmond will be held. Rav. O. S
Morria, one of the General Beeretaries
of the National Baptist Convention,
will be apeaker of the oeeasion. Addreaa
ea to be made by other eminentdivinea
and eitisena. lee cream will be aerv?
ed in the baaement of the ehureh and
a most exeellent time may be expect?
ed. Prof. Alex. MeOoy will have an
exeellent program. Rev. Dr. Guilins
and Prof. C. C. Williams have been re
queated to aing solos for that oceaaien.
OIOHT8 OF PYTHIAS1HERE.
Fine Dieplay?Col. Meeaina Brought
Pbtbrsbcrq, Va., Auguat 27, 1800.
The Knighta of Pythi.8, N A., 8. A.,
E , A., A. and A., obaerved their an?
nual eelebration by a aermon and
Many uniformed Bir Knighta eame
over from Riehmond Sunday morning
to meet the oompaniea from Nortolk,
Hampton, Newport Newa and Ports
It was nearly 10 o'elook when Col.
M. D. Meekina reaohed the eity with
ten eoaehea, fllled with Sir Knighta
and their friends.
At 3 p. m , the brigade wai formod
onder the direet eommand of Capt. T.
M. Crump, with Major E. A. Waahing
ton in oharge.
There was some misunderatanding
eoaeerniog the muaio, the oity author
itiea at flrat deolining to permit the
band to play. Thii waa temedied
through the efforta of a committee
aent to eonault with the Ohief of Po?
The line wai formed with the Bri?
gade and Reeimental Staffa in Ihe
lead. Then followed aeven oompaniea
They flied into the Oak St. Zion M. E.
Ohuroh where the able paator Rev. P.
D Anderson preaehed a powerful ser?
The ehuroh was paeked and hia elo
quent utteranees atirred the entire as*
aemblsge. He waa the subjeot of
mueh oomment and many eongratu
latea him. Brigadier General Mitoh?
ell and Sister Anna Taylor apoke on
the prineiplea of the Order.
JLBrigadier General -John Mitehell,
r.. waa aeeompanied by hii ataff aa
followa: Aeting Ohief of Btaff, Ool.
Jewe Serugga; Aoting Adjutant Gen*
eral.Ool. E. F. Robinson; Msj>r Joba
J Bly. Major J Edward KHgbt, Major
E. A. Waahington, Capt. Willia Wyatt,
Capt. Henry >tokea.
Among thoae aeoompanying were
Oapt. R. M. Seara. D D. G. C, J. W.
K-ndolpb, Capt. 8. E. Blue of Hamp?
ton, Dr. 0. G. Atkina of Hampton. and
The diaplay was the flneat ever aeen
in Peter.burg by a colored organiza?
Col. M. D. Meekiaa d_eervea speeial
eommendation for the idea, aa it was
through hia efforta that the exereiaes
Oapt. Brareh waa in eommand of the
Peteraburg oompany. The loeal eom?
mittee apared no pains in arranging
for the oomfort of their gaesta.
WOULD NOT ADMIT HER.
In the six'h biennial aaeembly of the
fythian Bisterbood Supreme Lodge
?"*__.' "* Det**?>'- Mich , Auguat 28th,
Mrs. H. P. Libbey, Supreme Chaneel
ior, reported the question of admiaaion
of colored women to memberahip aa
-Bving been diepoeed of by debarring
a eolored woman from taking the seo
nnd degree af tar ahe had passed the
The Banday School Union of Rieh
mord will eonvene with the Riaing
Mt. Zion Sunday 8chool of Fulton
Rev. F. W. Williama. pa?tor. on gun
day. 8ept. 2nd at 8 o'clook. A flne pro?
gramme. Come early.
W. Q Carter, Prcs.. (pro-teoa.)
M. A. Waahirgton. Cor. See.
Mt. OLIVET CHUROH.
Rev. D. Webater Davis, A. M., wi?
adminiater the Lord _ 8upp?r at Mt
Olivet Baptist Cnurch Sunday, Sept.
and fl-p. m.
R?T, w- A. Miteheil will preaeh a
ap-eral sermon at 11 s m.
Rav J. Andrew B.wler haa been
called to tbe pastorate of Mt. Olivet
Baptist Churah. Riohmond. He ia now
iu Rhode Ialand and it ia not yet
known whether or not he wi 1 aeeept
the call. ""
Oo the oocaaion of the "Jug Break
mg" at Mt. Olivet Baptiat i huroh a
?PHCial aermon waa preaohed by Rev.
D. Webater Davia. There waa quite a
large number preaent and $3. was
realized from the entertaiamenr.
There will be three servioes at Tab?
ernaele Baptist Church to-morrow.
At 11:80, preaehiog by the paator;
aubjeet. "Our dead." 3:80. eommun?
ion and 8:30 preaehiog by the pa* or
Subjeot. ? Wiil we know eaeh other in
Rev. E. Da Qoinot Tabtt, Pastor.
Y. M. U. A. NOTE8.
The Y. M. O. A. Reading Cirele gBve
an outing to Seven Pines laat Monday.
Speeial exeroiaea were eonduoted. It
waa a day whieh waa mueh enjoyed by
all who went.
The meetinga in the eity jail last
Sunday wjre attended by m.ny and
much good waa aeoompliahed.
The almahouae meetinga were very
Our Gen. See., 8. 0. Burrell addreaa
ed the boy** laat Snnday. Subjeet
"The flrat tramp." The boya gave the
beat of attention and it ia believed
that much good will be acsompliahed.
We were glad to have two of our old
boya with ua again. Oome again.
Rev. W. VT. Wmea, Jr., gave the
men laat Snnday at 6:80 p. m., at our
rooma a very valuable addreaa upon
the aubjeet, "Lisrht." Hia aldreaa
was followed by othera. Rev. N. Har
ria of Oharlotteaville and Rev. Ganby
of the V. X. and 0.1 . of Peteraburg.
The men felt very muoh benefltted by
all of theae addreaeea.
Meetinga for Sunday, Sept. 2d, 1900
Meetings in the oity jail at 11a m.
Almahouae meetinga at 11 a. m. and 3
p. m. Bible Study for boya at 4 p. m ,
at our rooma. Free to all boy*. Hpeo
ial papers by Tabb Hill and
Frank Pervall. Speeial muaie by a
quartette from tae Junior depart?
Bro. V. L. Hvwkins will addreaa the
men Sunday at 5:80 p. m., at our
rooma. Free to all men.
Exoelaior Lodge 29, will meet at their
Caatle Hall, Sept. 4th, 8 p. m. sharp.
AU membera requeated ao be present.
Business of importanoe.
Abdbkw J. Smitk, Jb.,
Aeting K. of R. and S.
Mias Mattie Bruce, who has been visit?
ing Mra. Sarah Mitchell. 90 Leven St.,
has left for her home in Washington
Mias Georgieanoa Boone died last
We return thanks for an invitation
to the outing of the Independent Ben
eflcial Olub. Wadnesday, Auguit 29th
el Mt. Pleaiant,
AFRO AMERICAN COUNCIL.
I-*niA**AFox,i*t Ikd.. Aug. 28?The
Natlonal Afro-Ameriean Oouneil mat
here to day witb.an attendance of 400
of th-? repreaentative eolored men of
the United Statea. Biahop Waltera.
preaident of the organ'zation, waa in
the ehair, aod after addreaaea of wel
oome by Gov. Mount and Mayor Tag
gart. he made hia addreae, whieh waa
the feature of the day. He aaid that
the eolored raee waa pasaing *hrough
the most eritieal period in its hiatory ;
that great wisdom waa needed to
guide its deatiniea. and that tbe raee j
must atand for its natural and oonati* |
tutional righta, aot in a eombative,
revengeful spirit, but in a manly,
rLJADID 1-OB RBOOOKITIOB,
He pleaded for a full reoognition of
the privilegea aeeorded to every white
eitizen of the United Statea, denoune*
ed the reeent diafraoebisement amend?
ment* io North Carolina, and aoeuaed
the Federal Government of negleet in
n)t proteetinc the franehiae righta of
the Ne-rxo. He edmitted that preja
diee was on the inereaae, bnt urged |
that it ia beat to eeaie reaiatanee, and j
do by edueation, iodnstry, and eharae?
ter what eannot otherwiae be peaoea
bly aecompliahed. He urged the raoe
io aet indt-pendently in politics, aad
dt-olared that politieiana mnat eeaae to
make the Negro a pawn ia the politi?
Biahop Waltera at tbe eonoluaion of
hia address, aaid that In the making
up of the oommittee whieh ia to frame
the addreaa to be iiaued to the oountry
he ahould inatruot the aeeretary in in
ataneea where Demooratie organfca
tiona were represented by delegatea
from the same localitiea. where Re
publieaus oluba were aimilarly repre?
aented in tbe plaee, the name of a
Oemoerat and a Republioan in the
AOAIKST NIOBO DBXCORATS.
Thia brought James Lewia, of New
Orleana, to his faet. "A Negro Demo
erat \ he exelaimed. "Are there aoy
Negro Democrata here? I ahould like
to aee one.'*
Then Delegate J. Milton Turner,
Preaident Grant's Miniater to Liberia,
and who for many yeara haa been an
ardent Demoerat. arose and aaid:
"I have oome here t - partioipate in
the deliberationa of thia Convention
imbued with the idea that ita purpoae
waa not a politioal one, and tbat no
man would appear aa Democrat or
Repuolioan, ao far aa oarrying out hia
obligationa to thia oonvention may be
ecnoerned. I am h*?re as a repreaen
tative of my raee, that and that alone,
and I wish right bere toinveigh agalnal
any attempt bv any man who entera
thia oonvention hall aa a delegate to
foiat politioal queations, or politioal
diacuattions upon us."
THB PBJBSB ASSOCIATIOB.
The National Afro Ameriean Preaa
Aaaociation elected the following otli
eers to-day: Preaident. Cyrua Field
Adama. Editor of the Ohioagn Appeal;
Vice-Preaident, (Jeorge L Knox of the
Freeman, Iadiaoapolia; Treaturer, W.
H. Steward of Louiaville, Ky.; Secre?
tary, Alexander Manly, Editor of the
Waahington Daily Reeord.
It waa left to tbe ohairman to aeleot
the time and plaee for the next oon
vention. Twenty one members of the
atBoeiation aigned a atatement to day,
aaking that it be known to the pubiic
thst tbe aetion of the aaaociation in
defeatiDg a resolution indoraing the
national adminiatration l__st night
should not be understood that the del?
egatea were hoatile to the adminiatra?
tion. Killing the reaolution, they aay,
waa in oonformity with the aaaooie
tion'a poliey to keep out of politics.
FKOM PORrSMOOTH, VA
Many Excuraiona?Able Sermona
Women Fight?A Bryan Olub Or
The Marehalneil Soeial Club ran ita
annual basket pnnic to N*tional Sol?
diers Home, Hampton, Va., Monday.
Mr. Jamea HalBtead of Germantown,
Pa., ia tn the oity viaiting relatires.
At Emanuel A. M. E. Churoh Sun
day at 11 a. m? Rev. Daniel P. Seaton
preached; aubjeet, "A Man." At 1
o'eloek the funeral of Mra. Mary L
McPheraon took plaee. At 3 o'clook a
sermon waa preached to the Odd Fel?
lows and at 8 o'olock the Reacue Fire
Oompany of Norfolk had their annual
The Criterion Social Olub had colla
tion this week, at whioh time the new
ly eleeted offioera were inatalled:
Thomas Eliiott, president, and Edwiii
Choate, *ice-preaident. George H.
Walker, Beq , Editor J. W. Holley,
Oapt. John Winalow aod George A.
Meivin, Esq , spoke.
Third Baptiat Choreh, Kev. F. 0
Oampbell, pastor, Sunday Sehool 9:30
a, m., W. H. Henton, superintendent
3 p. m., preaching; 8 p. m., preaching.
At 8 o elook laat banday, the funeral
aermon of Miss Mary Wallace was
The Shiloh Baptist Church of Hun
tereville ran their annual exeuraion to
Delaware l'ark ovsr the 8. A. L. Mon?
Mrs. E. 8. Hoimes is ia ths eity vis?
iting her husband and aequaintanoes.
The Keseue Fire Department ran an
exeuraion to Hampton Monday.
8t. James P. E. Mission: 10 a. m.,
Sunday Sehool, Mrfc A, V, P?ige, ??
perintandent; aervises at 5 p. m Rev.
Edgar Car pen ter, rector. will conduct
A disgraceful ?. ne occurred at the
eoroers ot Higl and Green streets
Monday night. 1 waa a flatic eomnat
between B.aneh* Hodges of thia eity
and Beolah Palm? r of Norfo-k. The
eause eould not b. eae.rtained.
Ebeneser Bapt at Church. Rev. A.
Chiaholm. D D., pastor: 9 a. m., 8un
day-sehool, W. A. Oonoway. auperin
tendent, preaening at 11 a m. and 8 p.
It is reported that Mr. John Connor
of this eity. who it kei-pmg a saloon in
Brooklyn. N. Y., i d Meaara. Riohard
Eliiott, Harry Be . Henry Newbia, al?
ao or thia eity and Arthur Cottrell of
Norfolk have organfaed a Bryan Derao
eratio Club. lt a hoped .hat the re?
port ia false as tui iemocracy doea oot
and haa never prom.aed the Negro any
thiog but diafrane. ieeinent.
Did yon borrow his paper? Seod in
your aubeeriptior. It ia only $1.50 per
THE SIXTH VIRGINIA TO THE
The flrat Battalirn of the abovs nam
ed regiment met in the rooms of W. 1
Johnaon'a Hall. Fridav night, Auguat
24th and formed a Veteran Aeaoeiatioo
of tha Spaniah Ameriean war to be
known aa the Jo* n Legan Camp It
will be ramemberrd that General Lo
gan waa the travel 4Beer who waa kill?
ed in the Phillipita Ialanda while pre
paring to go in ba.'le with tbe Inaur
genta. After the name of tha eamp
was deeided upon tha body uoanimoui
ly agreed to have a eommittee appoint?
ed to draft and aend reaclutiora to
Mrs Logan. widow of the lata Gen-r
al that ahe might h . informed that the
Camp was named ur her husband.
This eamp will b? the same to the
government with aama privilegea as
tbe G. A. R. T*W organisatipp will
dauit the jlu.u *_^R. btough. to,_:.th. r
more often than they other wiae would,
and eauae a more friendly relationahip
to exiat aa nothing will aff >rd tham
more pleaaare than aaaembling and
talking over tne past events ef eamp
I will atate hare tbat while thia regi?
ment whieh waa made famous by its
bold stand for manhood at Knoxville,
it was onea under fire and it must be
said of them that they behaved them?
selves with that ooolneaa and bravery
that ia only oharaoteriatio of regular
Offi-era elected aa follows: Major J.
B. Johnaon Oemmandar; Captain B.
A. Gravea, Viee-Oammander; Lieut.
L J. Wyehe, 2nd Vice-Oommander,
Lieut. Joa. 8t. J. Gilpin, Offleer of the
Day ; Sergeant John Powell, Adjutant;
Sergeant George 8ievena, Ofneer of
Guard ; Serg William Robinson, Chap?
"IHE MEANEST PREAOHER"
Rev. W. F. Graham D. D., paator of
the Fifth Street Baptiat Ohureh, will
deliver a aermon to morrow at 11-80 a.
m., on the aubj?ct, "The Meaneat
Preacher in the world." ihe publio ia
DO YOU KNOW HIM ?
I would like to know the whereaboota
of my e. n, Nit-odeinua Lovelaee, who
went to Weat Virginia two yeara ago.
I will be very grateful for any infor?
Mrs. Emma Lovklacb,
220 dheatnut St.,
COLORED MAN LYNCHED.
OH ARLO TTE. N. C , August 28'h.?A
colored man was lynched at Uoreat
City, N. C , thia morning. for the mur?
der of a white man named Fiaok.
Threata were alao made to lynoh a
colored woman who had taken the gun
to the murderer, and a mob went in
saareh of her.
The trouble aroae over the theft of
some peaohea by the oolored man.
DIED?Oa Monday aftemoon Aug
uat 27th, tbe great monater death same
within the wallaof Ma*. Francks Hal.
taxd's reeidenee and bore away from
her loved onea aidea, her apirit to the
land of bliaa. She leaves b-hini", her
children to oaourn their loss.
We miaa thee, Oh 1 how muoh,
Our God alone oan tell,
He took thee from our loving arms,
He doeth all thing-} well.
ROBERSON-Mary Belle Roberaon,
the eldeat daughter of John and Lizsie
Roberaon, departed this life Auguat
15th at 10 tninutea to 4 o'eloek in her
seventh year of age. Rev. Evana
Payne preaehed the sermon. A. D.
Prioe, funeral direotor.
A preeieua one from as has gone,
A voioe wo loved it still,
A nlaoe iavactai in oar home,
Whioh never ean be fllled.
The exearaion whieh waa to have
gone to Raleigh, N, 0*. oa MootUy 1M*
wm a failaxe.
PER?ONAL AND BRIEF3.
-Mr. J. C. Brown of Bedford City
was in the eity and ealled on ua.
-Deaeon W. 8. Smith of Petereburg,
Va.. waa in tbe city and ealled on ur.
-Rev. C. N. Henia, of Ch-irlottea
ville, Va., ealled oa ua this w*-k.
-Mra Jeaaie Randall ia now viait?
ing in Comberland Co., Va.
??Mra Luoy B. Sterena, of Lyneh?
burg, Va , callrd on ua.
-Mr. P. K. Blue of Hampton and
Mr. Robert Milea ot Portamoutb called
-Miaaea Florenee and C*?mie Iaham
have been viaiting Comberland Coun?
ty Va. They are expeoted home to?
-Mia- Julia C. Brooka of Waah?
ington, D. C, ia in *.ha oity, the gueat
of Mra. Luoy G. Lewia, N. 9th St.
-Miaa Mamie Bjrd of 1119 Boyd
St.. haa left for Plainfleld, N. J., to
apeod th* aummer.
-Rev. M. H Williama. General
Agent of the Foreign Miaaion B *ard of
National Baptiat Convention e.ilei on
-Miaa Ida W Jeffries of Rioh?
mond, Va., bas returned from Plain
fi-ld, N. J , where sbe H?a baen visit.
ing her siater. Mra. W L Smith and
oouain, Mra James Wiliiams of New
-The well-known Mra Ella B
Jenkina of Weshiof-too paaaed through
the eity laat week. 8he will apend
aeveral weeks in Gooehland oounty.
She will atop again io thia eity upon
her return and will be the gueat of
Mr, and Mra. J. C. Farley, 20 E L-igh
Miaa M. Chriatina Johnaon, one of
tbe teaehers at the V. N. and 0. 1., of
Petarsburg, Va. waa the gaeat of Mra.
Olark Brown, Weaver Ave.
-Mra. Lillie C. Frayaer and little
aiater Minnie have returned from a
pleaaant atay in O.d Point and Hamp?
-Miaa Henrietta V. Baeohua, gave a
reeeption in honor of Misa Brown, and
Mr. and Mra, Atwell, of Brooklyn, laat
-Mra. J. E. Hall of Maneheeter,
Va.. left for New York laat week to
apend aome time with relativea and
frienda. We wiah her a pleaaant stay.
-Miaa Miry A.. Johnaon of4*?16
Harrison dt,, is spending the aummer
with her frienda in Amelia Co. We
hope her a pleasant atay.
-J. E. Fuller, member of the Na?
tional Couneil of Administration G. A.
R., called on ua. He was enroute to
Chicago with Meaara. Daoiel Langley,
J. O. Hodgea. Miss 0. V. Dudley, Mra.
A. M. Ward, Miss Lizzie Ruffin, Mias
Annie Tuoker; Miss A. M. Poolo, Mrs.
M. Jaekaon, Mrs. E. J. Bolt.
Rev. Walter Gay of the Union Bap?
tist Chureh, who left for Boston last
week to attend the National Negro
Buaineaa League Oonvention, and also
to remove bis family to this eity,
returned Wednesday, Auguat 29th and
will oc;upy nia pulpit on Sunday.
Mrs. Sarah Jaekson of 4 Martin St.,
has returned from the mountaina.
Mr. Frank Green has returned from
Mra. Layton of Martin St., is enter?
taining Mias Bertha Jaekaon of Mid?
Mrs. Graee Sullivan of New York ia
here visiting her no.her, who ia verv
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Holland are tak?
ing a aummer tour in New York and
A elub ot Odc Fellows ia being or?
ganized for Hart'ord JLiodge, No 4872
Mra Miteheil of Oapen St., haa re
turned from a pleasant trip to New
Mr. Tisdale, of Wateibury apent la-t
Sunday in Hartford.
Mrs. Riohard Griffin and children. of
Meridian. Conn., are visiting Mr. and
Mra. John Ellia ef Whitmore St.
Mr. L. P. Johnson loat bia little baby
laat week by death, oaueed by the in?
Mrs. Bettie Elkia haa returned to
the oity after a pleasant viait to Easex
The Ladies Auxiliary of Summer
Olub No. 1 gave a lawn party and an
apron aaie at the reaidenoe of Mrs. Ly
dia Robinson, last Wad, evening. The
ladies were prettily attired in thin
summer gowns. Am.ng the out of
town gueat present were: Miss M.
Elizabeth Eskridge, of New York, Mrs.
Terry, of Philadelphia, Mrs. Paige. of
New Roehelle, N. Y.
Mr. Charles Jefferaon, and Mr. Per?
ey Clark of Naw York, who have been
visiting the Misses Cambridgo for the
paat ten days have returned to their
homes In the city, taking with them a
pleasant memory of their atay here.
Mrs. Kiizabeth Paige is visiting her
brother, Mr. Taylor, in Martha bt.
Mias M. Elizabeth Eakridge, of New
York is the gusst of Mrs. Lydia Lock
Mrs. Terry of, Philadelphia is the
guest of Mrs. Plato, of Garden Bt.
_*__. Aa 0* M-.01---1 9f this eity st
tended the funeral nf Mra MeClenen.
of New Haven. on Wedoeiday.
Mrs. 0. Murphy, of New Haven i*
viaiting hereouain, Mrt. Blake, of Mar?
Mr. William p. H. Oroaa ia viaiting
hia aiater, Mra. L. Robinaon for a few
Mr William Mitehell ia ttill confln*d
to hia borne.
M-a Daniel Jackson'*" health Is no
Miaa Jernie Jimei haa been ren.oved
to ber friend'. home, Mrs. Barbara
Taylor Olivir, of Wiodao . She ia i.ill
W. G. WiLtoa.
NORTH CAROLINA STAtA AGRL
Ralb-oh, N. C, Oct 22-27'h?For
the above oeeaaion the Southern Rail?
way will sell tioketa from sll tieket ats
tiona on ita linea in North Carolina. al?
ao from Norfolk, Riohmond, Lynch
burg, Danvllle, snd >V intprmediate
8*.ationa in Vrrgiaie to Ktleigu. N O.
snd return st ona fsre plua tlfty eenta
for the round trip
Ticketa oo sal-* Oot. 19th to 26 h. ia
eluaive, with return limit Oot 29th.
Tioketa aold at the above rate era
brace one coupon of sdmiaaion to the
fsir ground a
l. W. WksTbc*t( T. P. A.
Graham Johnaon (eolored) ahot and
dangerously wounded Jack Payne, the
j.nitor of the Medieal lollege of Vir
at 1-110 E. Marshall atreet, Tueaday
afternoon at about 2 o'eloek.
It aeema that both lived at the aame
houae and the trouble arose over the
alleged beating of Payne'a ehlld.
Johnaon, in hia version of the affair,
caima that he had ordered tha Payne
ehild out of nia room. and tbe ahild
did not heed the eommand, and he led
her oat. Pain. claimed that he had
beat her, to whieh adhnaon dt.rn.ured.
whercupon Payne threatened him witn
a flatiron Johnaon laf t the house aad
aent for his clothes, whieh were refus?
ed. Monday night he went in peraon
and met Payne, who flrtd three shots
at him, none of whieh took effect.
Yesterday evening he again called
for his wearing appsrel, and was again
met by Johnson, with tne query. "Are
you ready to die?" Some worda were
exchanged, and Johnson shot four
times, tht balls taking t ff.ct in Payne'a
It is now thought that Payne will re
cover. Tbe ease was ealled in the Po?
liee Court Thursday morning, but was
postponed for ten days.
IHIRTY-THIRD ANNUAL MEETING
R. W. Grand Couneil of Virginia, I. O.
of St. Lake.
The 33rd annaal meeting of the R.
W. G. Counoil, I. O. af St. Luke oon
vened in the Jaekson SL M. K. Chureh
Lynchburg, Va., Tuesday. Auguat 21,
1900. This eonvention was oompoaed
of the largeat delegation and tha meet?
ing waa the most harmonious held for
a number of years.
Mias Ella Oaloy of Riehmond. Va.,
R. W. G. Chief, preaided over the en?
tire meeting with great dignity and to
the satisfaotion of the antiie delt-ga
Upon call of eounoils and Grand 0_
flcers, all answered save 12 oounjils.
The reports of the R. W. G. Chief,
Miss Ella O.iley ; R. W. G 8ec. Mr*.
Maggie L. Walker; R. W. G. Treas.,
Mrs. A Dawley and Miss Gertrude 1).
Lawrence, Gr.nd Juvenile See. show?
ed the order in a prosperoua oondition.
It ia true that thia noble, old order haa
not atrayed from its flrat obligatiou.
Thia i. an organization that oares
for ita aick. pa'ya ita aick msmbera
promptly, and the death elaimd are
paid aiwaya in 30 daya ; and the oarry?
ing ut of theae prineiples gave to the
order, aa ahown by repcrta, 1000 new
membera, 400 new ehildren. faid thia
year 60 deatha. amounting to $2675;
added 10 new eouneila to the order;
reinstated 3 old ones, ana after eo_n
plying with the laws the treasurer of
the R- W. G. Couneil reports:
In hand tor death, $1288 98
In hand of treaeurer, 243 37
In hand of Juvenile xraaa., 1__0 57
Theae balanoea sre olesr of debt.
From West Virginis, we were pleas?
ed to hsve viait the R. W. G. Couneil
in oompsny with the R. W. G. V.
ehief, R. J* Tsylor, Mias Roaa Taylor,
? Adams, W. Ii. Woodaon. Jsmea H.
Smithera, S. P. Peniok snd others.
From Danville, Bro. B. A. Townes
snd O. White were useful in the R. W.
t*. Ellia, J. A, Lee. Thomas Brown,
with the true and tried P. R. W. G.
Chief, Siater Rebecca Rsndolph snd
R. H. Oooley repreaented Peterabarg,
J. J. Bsylor, O. Myers, R. J. Csrter,
sad Dsniel Bratford repreaented eoun
eila in the oountiea.
P. R. W. G. Ohief, Wm. Raadolph or
Elleraon, Va, is holding the fort sa
Lynehburg, Va., had aueh a good
repreaentatien that the R. W. G. Coun
eil left her a Grand Offioer in the per?
aon of Mrs. Franees Cox.
Mr. James H. Blunt, P. R. W. G. O.
Aliee Brown, Pauline Barnes, Siater
Wiliiams and othera were all doing
their utmost to lee that tbe dele
ga es were favor ably im pre seed with
the oity of Lynchburg; and their labar
waa not in vain.
Inatead of the usual banquet on Fr -
day night. the R. W. G. Couneil, with
ita offlcers and repreaentativea wera
photographed, the coanoils of Ljaeh
burg, Va , giving eaeh delegate a
Riohmond, Va., had ita usual dele?
gation. The eouncils were all ab'y
rt-preaented by delegatea selected, aod
the special ear that earried the delega?
tion to Lvnchburg and baok to Bev
mond, Va., will be rememb.red f_r
yeara to some.
P. R. W. G. Chief?, Jaa. H. Holmea,
C F. Normao, A. Washington, Ger?
trude D. Lawrenoe, Mary L. Graham,
M. H. Griffln, Lala Willis, J. R. Grif
fla. or Riehmond. Va., L. J. Lynoh, A.
jL/awley. of Norfolk, Va., voicei wata
hesid throughout the meeting.
Mra Patsie K. Anderson, represeat
iog the Endowment BoaroV will ba re
mHinb^red ior her words of wlsdoa.
T.ie reporta of the several commit
te.s with their chairman and Secre?
tary deaerve apeeial mentios and
praiae. Time forbida me ealliog ea-a
It 4-aa generally voleed by beth rep?
reaentativea and vieitors that the r?
port of the R. W. O. Secretary. show -
ing the inorease of work, and what
good can be done by a united effort ea
the part of Grand Offlcers and Oouneii<
wai tbe b?st ever presented. We hope
a be.tt.rcne next year.
Publie meetiog was held at Jaokaoc
ot. Churoh on Thursday night. M__
Ella Onley. R. W. G. Cuief. preiidinf.
Addreaaes delivered by P. R. W. G.
C . B EUie, of Dinwiddie Oounty, Va,
and Maggie L. Walker, R. V-__3, Sa.
retary. Magnolia Quartette o_Cycct
burg, Va furnished music, and ths
evening was pleaaantlv spent, end
muoh good accomplisbed. Prof. Pat?
teraon, and Mra Cox, are members li
The3l:h Annual meeting wiU oon
Te?* in Riohmond, Va., Auguat, 1901.
Offioera for the enauing year:
B. W. G. Chief, R.J. Taylor, Hintoe,
W. \..; R w.G. V.C., Franoea Cox.
Lynehburg, Va.; R. W. G. Treas., A.
Dawley Norfolk, Va ; R. W. G. Se?lf,
M-Wgie L. Walter, P.:,<h?ond. Va.; E .
,, Ci*-FpreUt*- B- AI. Monroe, Wood
Vilu' V> ? *** W Q- Meaaeoger, Adell
t. Harham. C.iarlotteaville, Va ; R.W.
G.I. Sentinal, Mattie Bland.Biohmond.
Va.; R w. G. O. Santiael, B. A.
Towoea. Danville, Va.
Juveoile Grand Offlsert:
Maggie L. Walker. R. W.G. Matroa;
wertrude D. Lawrence R. W.G, See'y;
Roaa E. Williama. R. W. G. Treasurer ;
J^meline Johnson, Reoording Seo'y.
R. H. Corley, A. Waahington, Pataie
K. Anderson, A. Dawley, R. W. G. T
J** *L^ylor' R' WC' Ch-**> Maggie
L. Walker. R. W. G Seo'y.
Mra. Eliza Norrell, Miaaea Fsnnie
Dixon, Maggie Macklain. Florenee E.
tolemaa, Hsmmie Robinaon, Mary H
Dawaon, Mattie F. Johnaon, Fannie IL
Brown, Jane Brown, Msry Young,
Msry Trent, Indisna Ammona, Roaetta
Minea. Mary W. Luesa, Bettie Mere
dita, Roas Woodaon, Bettie Brooka,
Lillie Winaton. Alex Gsinea, W. W*
Field-, Jeff Mile?, E. Wsahington, A.
B. Hswkiaa, 0. F. Normsn, Georzf
Reid, M, W. Hill, Joaeph Griflin, R. st
Monroe, Georgia Payne, Msry Brown.
were highly delighted with the meat-'
ing, snd returned to Riohmond to help
mske thia the garden apot of the St.
Brother Jno Crookett, of Wytbeville.
Vs. reoeived eneouragement, sad
promiaea great work in hia diatne*
P. R. Y , R H. 8mithall and wife. of
Staunton, Vs., answered the roll sad
held thereputstion of the 31. Laks
ia the mountsina.
Bro. Jamea, Smithera. Speeial orgsj>
izer, snd Miaa Ells Ooley, B. A. Tojrna
Thomis Brown, i. Dawley, W. H
Woodaon, B. Elha, Trsveling Ddpn
ti?-e, hsve their hsnda full.
Tne membera of the R. W. G. Coan
cil will see who will be shesd in the
Mibb Maggie Murray. Sallie Willia.
Msry Willi**, and Mra. C Brsxton, of
Chureh Hill. Mtrgaret Saott. sndj R
A. Burrjli, viiiied the R W. G. Coun
NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE
Kan-as Citt. Mo., Oot. 12 h-*19th:
For the sbove ooosaioa the Southerx
Rsilwsy will eell tickets from all tiek?
et stationa on ita linea to Kanasa City,
Mo. snd return st one fsre for the
round trip, snd plua |2 00 Tieketa aa
asle Ootob-r 8th, 8th snd 10th, with re?
turn limit Ootober 23rd.
The Southern operatea double "daily
limited aerviee with eosehea" snd
through Pullmsn sscommodstione ta
Memphia. mskiog direet conneetion
for Ksnasa City, giving choice of routei
through Atisnts snd Birmingham, or
through Asheville, "Land of thefSky/*
O. W. WagTBosY, T. P, A.
*? ? *? .
William Downing out Levi Rose in a
flght Ssturday night st 8*d snd Jack
The priee of s aub&eription, $1.50,
paya for the Planbt, aent to your door
poat-psid one yesr, snd doea not io
clude either marriage, death or per
bousl notiee*. Theae are advartiis
menta and are ehargeable as per rstei
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