THE "KiD" MAKES
Defeated Peter Maher in the Fifth
Bound of a Brisk Battle.
HARD-FOUGHT FROM THE START
MeCov Was ?**ar '?? Cleverer i? Ki?.C
Tact.cs. D<?dK?.?K. Side-Sieppln-i
?ml Uitti??*; I'owcrs-Tho ?M
tcmJaiicc Was Sot Lar?e.
VE ?* TORK Jan. 3 .-"Kid" McCoy
??air. Placed himself in the ^mpion
?n.?> ?ass? by denting Peter Malic, in
? hr'Ck well-fought battle ot iivc rounds
_,ior?, the O.n.y island Athletic Club
thin afternoon. The tigbt was schednled .
to last twcnty-Jlve rounds, and the purse
?was to bave boon ?3M?_ but the>tteu
<l_nco was noi as bug?.- as had bren ex- ;
Pect?n, and bifore the light begun the
princ.ju.ls agreed that the winner should
..ccivo the groos gate receipts.
The battle was hard-fought from Start
to _n?*h ?>ut .McCoy was Jar tne clever?
est man in ring tactics, dodging, s.de
f.,v,,e ana bluing powers. He show.d
.dmscK to be a good ring general, ever
?warchmg for an opening and never fad?
ing ro take advantage of one. Maher. al?
though crcdltea v.ith being a heavy hit?
ler did net tit in many effeetiye ?blows.
HH ?.? worn w;?s pooi-, and at times he
-did not appear lo bave perfect control of
When the men enteren the r:ng and
stripped for the *bKt_?\ both looB?d to be
4n perfect condition, and they were greet
??!? will) tumultuous applause. I "der
Marqu s of Queensberry rules, new gloves
provided by tbe Club, were handed to the
refere??, and he in turn gave them lo the
boxers* seconds. Mayer donned his o.uick
ly but McCoy claimed that the gloves
tild no: lit him. and stubbornly reused
to use them. He Insisted on wearing an
old pair, which be claimed suited hirn.
but tbe referee was obdurate and McCoy
KNOCK-OUT IX FIFTH.
The knock-out blow came, in the fifth
round. McCoy seni a r.ght whlcli^feli a
bit short, and then dropping his left to
Ihe body, tried h righi swing; and as
PetT sid?;-stepped the "Kid" met him
with ;?. full swinging left, which landed
on the point of the jaw. and the Irish?
man went down, resting on his elbow,
and was counted out in this position. It
was a terrine blow, and landing right on
the mark, an ox could scarcely have
withstood its force, it was the cleanest
knock-out ever seen in a rlhg fight, and
whilo some people were unkind enough
to say that Maher could have gotten up
again, those who were nearest to the
fighters' and saw the force of the blow
?were of the opinion that Sullivan in his
palmiest days could not have withstood
[Probably in the history of ring fights
in this vicinity thrre has never been such
? quick change in the betting as that
which occurred in the two hours -/reced?
ing the H_hU For some days past Maher
has been the favorite, as good as 1?? to
00 being laid on him. 70 to 100 being the
(ruling price, and at the different sport?
ing centres this price was maintain? d un?
til an hour of beginning the contest. Then
a peculiar cha?es occurred, -uid for no
nprnront reason. Malier sir.ek was beared,
?while the "Kid's" was bulled, and when
the men got into the ring their positions
in the 1 ?ettinrr market were reversed, with
the "Kid" the favorite.
FICHT BV ROUNDS.
NEW *Vt")RK, Jan. 1.?Hound 3. Tire Kid
Immediately took offensive, Beter break?
ing ground. Kid feinted with left The
Kid then sent left hoolc to jaw. Mooring
Malier. Mahc-r up in two seconds. Tho
Kid tried cross, but missed. Malter
tried left swing for the head, but the Kid
side-sU-pped neatly. Maher again tried
left, but the Kid ..gain side-stepped.
McCoy sent lelt io body, and Peter, in
un attempi to return the blow, slipped
nnd fell, but regained Ids feet quickly.
They came to a clinch. Maher" forced
the Kid to ropes, where be put right ?-n
the Kid's lx.dy. Kid broke away nicely,
and after ? little sparring, put a left to
Round ". Both came up laughing, each
Fparrlug for opening. McCoy feinted
with l?ft. Peter made vicious right and
left swing, ru-ilhcr landing, and at close
quart?_-s the Kid put right and left to
body. As they broke away the Kid put
left to the jaw, then they mixed it up,
Maher landing right and left to the body.
In brook-away Malier put left to body.
Coming together again the Kid measured
his man and S"?it right to jaw, putting
Maher to his han'ds and knees. Malier
up in four seconds, and rush? _ madly :il
McCoy, gettine to body while McCoy
jabbe<i left three times to the face. M??
her l"orc<?5i Kid to the ropes arid the
Kid .j-lppo'i" t?* the Hour. As soon as
hg/'j.-ot up he sent left to Mahf-r's fa<.'e.,
."ndlng his head back. The Kid sent
two li-fls to Jaw and McCoy followed
with right over jaw which turned M??
her'? head sidewnvr as gong sounded.
FORCED TO THE ROPES.
Round l?. McCoy come up moro confi?
dent than ever, whilo Peter wb.-e an
anxious look, but was very determined.
Tho Kid feinted without a blow being
etruck. Maher forced the Kid to the
ropes, but tho Kid hooked left to jaw
and escaped a return. Twice ihe Kid
Jabbed left to Maher's stomach, ajid
Por became more wary. They came
t;? a clinch, each landin-r rights to.ribs.
Tb?? Kid sent two left boohs to jaw
?which s??nt Maher back, and followed
with another which knocke, the big fel?
low three yards. McCoy .blocked light
T?-V)vn. They .ramp io a t'line-h. but in
tbe tireak tbe Kid seni a straight light
t" far??? and belly. Maher tried to mix
Si op. nnd forec-? the Kid to the ropes,
b'tt the Kid fought back and got back
??? the centre of the ring, where he got
1rs a straight left to the face just as the
Round 4. McCoy was quicker on bis
Teet. Bo'h sparred c-nrefully with Maher
forcing. The Kid trb d left, larding lightly
on tho wind. Maher forced McCoy to a
neutral corner and landed left on the
face Jarring McCoy. McCoy stepped ?to
left and Peter struck out with left, but
fell -short. In a mix-iip Peter got right
to beud and McCoy was cautioned for
holding. McCoy hooked left to fac?? and
l'?tcr folloived with loft on'body. Maher
Jabs left .suaight in the face at close
quarters w3lb6ut a return. The
JCId pent left to fac?i, but Peter hoe>ked
two lefts to head and then used his left
twice more to the Kid's hod while
McCoy jabbed left to wind. They came
to a clinch In which Peter was cautioned
for holding, but at the samo time be sent
1er? hook to McCoy's face. This was
Round ''? Peter forced the pace. The
Kid tapped with left lichtly to the face
shifting to 1he left side which Is un
?js'uil in McCoy's ring tactics. Both
landed lefts io trend. Then Peter sent
ajiother left t<> face, ihe Kid countering.
P??ter f-hot left to throat and tried to
cross riirht, but missed. Malier ied.
McCoy landed two hard lefts on the Jaw.
?McCoy dropped the big fellow with a left
*wlnfi on tbe Jaw. He was counted out
Time of round 2 minutes, 22 seconds.
3 ? en dache, bllioa nncs s, heartburn, indi?
pcetloa, and all livor ills are cured by
Sett krall dru-fiite. 25erat*.
The fetishist*-*, of savage Africa makes I
Ms shudder, and 1 ills us with dis-rust.
Yet wc have fc.u'sh ;s of oar own, one of
them great, wi? lei; /-worshipped, and in
?whose name ciitr.es inmuncraHe are
daih* perpetrated. ; The name of that fe?
tifh is Ignoi-anc?.i\r
To that nowerfu 1
fetish thousand: t '
of mothers annu?
ally make sacrifie?: t
of their daughters..
For what is it bu< ;
a sacrifice to tin ;
fetish Ignorance :
to permit girls to?
blossom to wom?
anhood, and enter
the marriage rela?
tion without one
helpful hint of the
obligaticns of that
relation and its.
just the word
which the mother
fails to speak
would turn the
voung girl s' alten
tion to"the danger jx^ ? , ? ?
of irregularity. f\], '\--jJ?4i
For it is in the l^Si'1' S\
ignorance c f the necessity for regularity
in the peric ds that the foundation is laid
for Ule debilitatine' drains, the female
weakness, 1. taring-down pains, inflam?
mation and ? 'iccration thai rob marriage
of joy and m< 'tlierhood of hapoiness.
That " God-, ?end for won lcn " as wom?
en have ?iamci.' it. Dr. Pierce's Favorite
Prescription, es '.ablishcs rejrul.iritvof the
periods, dries up all unhealthy drains,
cures female di?ease, and inflammation
and ulc?ration ?.tf the peculiarly femi?
Women siiiTeriit'g from diseases pecu?
liarly feminine, it'ay cc-nsu.'t Dr. R. V.
Pierce, by letter at the Invalids' Hot?l,
Buffalo, absolutely without cJiarge or fee.
Kach letter is open???! in strict privacy,
read as sacredly confidential and to pre?
serve the seal of confidence unbroken,
all replies arc sent in plain envelopes,
bearing no single word of printed matter.
Crescent City I?a.?es.
NEW ORLEANS. Jan. i_?jBhe New
Year handicap proved the best race on
to-day's card, Prince of Veronia, the win?
ning favorite, and Red Cross- II. waging
a battle royal in the last eighth. Th*
weather was clear and the traok heavy.
Attendance fully 5,000.' Results:
First race?sailing, one mile and seventy
yards??l?choo! Girl (3 to 1 and c-v-cn) first,
Manlius (12 to 1 and 4 to 1) seco-nc;. Frank
McConiiail (11 to 5) third. Time, 1:55.
Second race?oik- mile??Magic Light (5
to 3 and ? to 2) first, Franale (7 to 1 and
5 to 2) second. Chicka munga (10 to 1)
third. Time. 1*491-4.
Third race?s?jlling, one and five-eighth
milts?Pan Charm O to 2 and 8 to .">) first.
Our Nellie (7 to 2 and G to 5) second,
False Lead (7 lo 1) third. Time, 3:00.
Fourth race?Now Year's handksip, one
mil???Prince of Ycronia (7 to 5) fll-st. Red
Cross II (IS to 5 and G to 5) second. Miss
Mae Day (S to 1) third. Time, 1:4S 1-'.
'?'.uh race?selling, one mile?Dhlers (13
to G. and even) first. Old Fox (7 ti> 1 and ?
2 to D second. Bright Night (SO to 1)
third. Time, 1:49.
Seme of the crack shots of the city will
shoot in the live bird match to be pul'ed
oft at Blantoa Park to-day at 1:30 o'clock.
Two hundred birds will bisr shot at. The
match is expected to be tiie best of the
?11 sportsmen are invited to attend.
There will be a big fire, hot coffee and
lunch served free.
Deep limi Hunt Club.
Tho following chusos have been ar?
ranged for the Deep Run Hunt Club for
Wednesday, January '!d. New Reservoir,
3:30 P- il?: Saturday. January t;:h, AVest
brook Cat??, .'t:'??.? P. M.; Wednesday, Janu
arv Kith. Rilr-Grounds, 3:30 P. M.; Satur?
day. January loth, Rio Vista; 3:30 P. M.:
Wednesday, January 171h, Kennels. .".-.:!i>
P. M.: Saturd-.iy. Januauy 20th, Chantilly,
3:30 P. M.; Wednesdiay, January 24th.
New (Reservoir. ?'!:;;?? P. M.: Saturday; Jan
unrv -J7th. Ri?? Vista. ::-:;<> P. M.: V.vdnes
day. January Sist; Labunrjm, 3:30 P. M.
OFFICERS CAPTURE BRANDY.
Prom inerir, Citizen oi' Madison lin pli
cal et! by a ??'?;?'?>.
cn.PF.PBll, VA.. Jan. 1?Special.?
Revenue olliccrs Saturday found two
hundred gallons of brandy on the place
of William Tyrce, near Bridgetown,
Which was brought to this place on Sat?
urday night. Tyrce is a negi-o, and im?
plicai??? a prominent citizen of Madison
county, for whom lie had it in hiding in
his stable. There must be now not less
that three cr live hundred gallons of
this "peculiar" brandy, more or less, at
this place awaiting a sale.
CAME BACK FOR TRIAL
Gilbert Claims That lie is Persecute?!,
WINSTON, N. C.Jan. 1??*peclal.?W. II.
Gilbert, Winston's ex-hardware merchant,
who was arrested in California, arrived
here this afternuon to await trial in the
Federal Court at Greensbora.
He declined to discuss his suit eicept
to say it was a case of persecution. He
believes he will be acquitted.
Republican State Executive Committee
will meet in Greensboro to-?morrow to
decide upon tini? and place for State
convention. Chairman Holten went to
Greensboro to-night. He declined to
give even the month in which he thought
the convention would be held. He eaid
Raleigh would no doubt be tho place.
The (ireensboro Pire.,
CHARLOTTE. N. C Jan. 1.?Fire at
Gnrensboro. N. G. yesterday caused
losses aggr??gating nearly ??.?0.??)0, pertly
coveied by insurance. The lire originated
In the elevator shaft of the Hague-Mc
Corkie Dry Goods Company's wholesale
house, and soon enveloped the whole
building and spread to the adjoining
store, occupied by W. J. Clary. Tho fire?
men soon had streams paying on the
flames, but the water froze before it
struck the burning budding, and added to
the hardship of rubdulng tiie flames.
A large quantity of cloth and notions
were burned, and much damage done by
the water. The losses are estimated as
follows: Hague-McCorkle Dry Goods Com?
pany, $rrO.\XK>?insurance. ?:G?G.,<?>0; ??. J.
C'ary's loss, $12,500?insurance. ?G.50O.
The damage to the buildings will aggre?
A Decision Day.
All the day was occupied in the consid?
eration of the condemnation case of the
commissioners' r??yort of the Richmond.
Petersburg and Carolina railroad against
th?.? Watt Plow Company in the judge's
office of the Law and Equity Court yes
Argmnent in the case was completed,
and Judge Minor will reacli a decision
I). A. It.
Information received here last night was
to the effect thut Mrs. Hugh Nelson
Page, of Norfolk, State regent of the
Daurhters of the American Revolution.
' had not reached a decision in the matter
under controversy in the Old Dominion
Chapter of this city, which: had been sub
mv, ted to her.
Delighted H Is Hearers.
The pulpit of the Second Presbyterian
church was occupied Sunday morning? by
Rev. w, W. Moore, of the Union Theo
lorlcal Seminary. ***ho delivered-a most
forceful and beautiful sermon. Re held
his congregation's attention perfectly'and
dell?hted his hearers .in every way.
THE NEW YEAR
A Brilliant and Beautiful One at Mon?
Miss Ollie J. tlutchinsoii Weds Mr
l?*rauk A. Clarke?31 iss Bertha
l<"einlrieks Weds Mr. L. J. Ryan.
Mounmental church was the scene of
one of the most brilliant and beautiful
of the winter weddings, or? yesterday
afternoon at S o'clock.
The singing of -the processional at
Cana's wedding Feast and "O, Perfect
Love," blended throughout the church
as the ceremony was going on.
Those who plighted their troth were
Miss Janle Stuart Stringfeilow and Rev.
Robert WHliari?s Patten, of Roanoke, Va.,
the ceremony being very impressive
The church was prettily decorated
? palms and Christmas evergreens. The
bride wore an exquisite creatoti of
white satin with an ovenlress <?f fat??? ami
carried a shower bouquet of lilies of the
valley, the veil caught by a handsome
diamond sunburst, the gift of the gio'?ii
The bride entered the church leaning
ori the arm o? her brother-iri-iaw. Lev.
W. A. Barr. She was met at the altar
by the groom and i-.ls best man, ..irs.
The ceremony was performed by Rev.
Frank Slringtellow, the bride's father,
ar.d Rev. Lindsay Pattori, of Japan,
brolher of the groom.
The young con pio left en the
Atlantic Coast Line for rit. Augustine. Fla.,
and thence to Cuba. /.Iter their return,
they will live at Hotel Roanoke! in Roan?
Miss .String-fellow is the pretty and at?
tractive ?laughter of Rev. and Mrs. Frank
Stringfeilow and Rev. Mr. Patton, the pas
tor of Christ church, Roanoke. is the son
of the late Colonel John Mercer Patton.
Rev. Robert Williams Patton was the
much-loved chup.aln of the Second Vir?
ginia Kegim?;iit In the late Cuban war.
Among the presents which are unusual?
ly handsome ami numerous, is a beau?
tiful silver service, the gift of the vestry
of Christ church. Some of the guests
from a distance were Rev. and Mrs. Frank
Stringfeilow, of Madison, \Ta.r-Rev. ana
Mrs. Lindsay Patton, of Japan; Mr. ant!
Mrs. R. W. Shultice". of Norfolk: Mr. and'
Mrs. Martin S. Stringfeilow, o? KilmarnocK.
Va.; Mr. George Patton, of South Caro?
lina; Mr. Danto Comstock. of Marion,
Ind.; Mr. Frank Stringfeilow aryi Mr.'
John Stringfellew, of Madison county. Va.
Mr. Frank A. Clarke and Miss Ollie
J. Hutchinson were married last
evening by Rev. Dr. J. B. Hutson. ot
Pine-Street Baptist church, at the resi?
dence of the mother of the bride-elect,
Mrs. Mary J. Hutchison, 017 Spring street.
FEN DRIOK S?RY A N.
Mr. Louis J. Ryan and Miss Bertha
Fcndricks were married at 9 o'clock last
night. The affairs was \-ery quiet and
the ceremony was performed at the
residence of Iiev. James B. O'I'cilley, pas?
tor of Sacred Heart church.
Mr. Ryan, who is exceedingly popular
?n the West End, holds a responsible po?
sition with the It., F. and P. railroad and
is held in high esteem by the company.
Miss Fendricks is the youngest daugh?
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis t?: Fendricks.
of Carter street, and is a young lady of
many attractive personalities.
One of the chief event's of Christmas
week was the pretty wedding that took
place at Highland Springs at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Pierson. The house was
beautifully decorated for the occasion
with ?ivergreens and holly, the bride and
bridegroom standing during the ceremony
under an arch of running cellar, with a
bell of chrysanthemums pendant from
The bride. Miss Ma! tie B. MbCall. of
Highland Springs, daughter of .Mrs.
Pierson. was elegantly attired In a ce?
rise satin gown, covered with white lace,
and carried in her hand a lovely bou?
quet of white rosebuds. The bridegroom,
Mr. O. D. Bennett, of Lewiston, Mont.,
appeared at his best. The impressive
marriage service was performed by the
Rev. Dr. Witherspoon. of Richmond. A
sumptuous repast was served at the
close of tiie ceremony.
A petition with twenty one names
was presented to the East Hanover
Presbytery yesterday from the
citizens of Barton Heights, asking t?Tat
a church be established there.
The Presbytery appointed a commis?
sion to Investigate with a view to meet?
ing tho wishes of the petitioners. On the
commission were appointed Rev. Dr. Kerr,
STORY Ob" ? SLAVE*
To be bound hand and foot for years by
the chains of disease is the worst form, of
slavery. Geoige D. Williams, of Man?
chester, Mich., tells how such a sla\*e was
made free: He says: "My wife has been
so helpless for five years that she could
not turn over In bed alone. After using
two bottles of Electric Bitters, she is
wonderfully improved and able to do her
own work." This supreme remedy for
female diseases quickly cures nervousness
sleeplessness, melancholy, headache, back?
ache, fainting and dizzy spells. This mir?
acle working medicine is a godsend to
weak, sickly, run down people. Every bot?
tle guaranteed. Only SO cents. Sold by
Owen and Minor Drug Co., druggists.
The Southern Bell Telephone and Tele?
graph Company announces that tele.
,'honic communication can be had over
its lines with Lynchburg, Va ; Danville.
Va.; Roanoke. Va.; T^akefieM. Va.; Ap
iioroattox. Va.: Farmvil'e. Va.: Crewe
Va.: Salem, Va.: Bedford City. Va.: Reids
ville. N. C; Charlotte, N. C; Columbia
For further particulars erqulre at the
Public Pay Stations, and at Manager's
office, 1214 east Main street.
SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE. AND
IT SAVED HIS LEG.
P. A. Danforth, of LaG range, Ga-,
suffered intensely for six months with a
frightful running sore on his leg, but
writes that Bucklen's Arnica Salve
wholy cured it in ten days. For Ulcers.
Wounds, Burns, Boils, Pain or Piles it's
the best salve in the world. Cure
"'?raiitced. Ony 25c. Sold by Owens Sz
Minors Drug Co.
BARGAIN? IN CHINA.
Attend the Inventory Sale now going on
at the Miller China Co., 109 East Broad
BISMARCK'S IRON NERVE
Was the result of his splendid health.
Indomitable will and tremendous energy
arie not found where Stomach. Liver.
Kidneys and Bowels are out of order. If
you want these qualities and the success
they bring, use Dr. King's New Life
Pills. They develop every power ot brain
and body. Only 25c. at Owen & Minor
Owens & Minor Drug Co.
Grand Inventory Sale commences to?
day at the Miller Chin* Co., 109 East
Broad-Street,..--^^~'"_ - ~ " .
_Rev. Dr. Jcre WItherspoon, Rev. C. M.
rhumblcy. ???. D. K. Walthall and
Messrs. John S. Munce, George R. Can
rl...? jUiid 1?. J. Glasgow; .:?,'... -
. There la no church of the denomination
in Hart?n Heights. Jt Is altogether prob?
able that the Investigations of Uie com
mission will lead to the establishment pf
O KIT ?,* ? RY.
Mrs. June C. ?Johnson.
The death of Mrs. Jane C. Johnson,
wife of General Bradley T: ? Johnson^' oc?
curred Sunday morning at "The Wood?
lands," her country home, near Amelia
Courthouse. Mrs. Johnson, had been in
feeble health for some time. The direct
cause of her death was heart disease.
She was in the sixty-fifth year of her
age. -. : ? ' -
Mrs. Johnson was formerly a Miss
Saunders. of North Carolina She was
married shortly before the. Civil War..
When the First Maryland Regiment was
organized to enter the Confederate ser
vico it rendezvoused at Harper's Ferry
without uniforms' and poorly equipped.
The regiment was conimanded_by Col. Ar?
nold Eizey, with George H. Stuart as
lieutenan_.ooldnel and Bradley. T. Joihn
son as major. MrsV Johnson set to work
and soon secured uniforms and other
clothing for the entire command. She
was also largely Instrumental in having
the regiment equipped with Enfield ri?
fles. She was a relative of the Governor
of North-Carolina, and secured consid?
erable help from the people of-that State.
During the winter of 1S63-64 the Mary?
land Line was encampefl at Hanover
Junction, Va. Mrs. Johnson spent the
winter in camp with her husband, then
a brigadier-genera!, and induced the sol?
diers to build a church where services
were held regularly. Several years after
the war General and Mrs. Johnson loca?
ted in Baltimore. She was always active
in any work to aid former Confederates,
ar.d was president of the board of lady
visitors to the Confederate Soldiers'
liorna at Pikesville. She was also pres?
ident of tho Hospital for the Women of
Maryland, Jojin street and pafayetto
avenue. About four years ago Gen and
Mrs. Johnson removed to their country
home in Virginia. Mrs. Johnson leaves
one son?Bradley S. Johnson. She was a
cousin of Mrs. John P. Poe. The funer?
al will take place from the home of
Sirs. Poe. ..?JO Park avenue, Baltimore,
th?" interment being made in Loudon
'J he remains of Mrs. Johnson will bo
brought to Richmond on the Southern
Railway on Wednesday afternoon and
will rest that night at the residence of
Dr. George Ben Johnston and be taken
from there to Baltimore on Thursday
morning at S:4.'i o'clock.
Mrs. Johnson was widely known and
had many friends in Richmond who re?
gret her death. \
Thomas T?. Waring?.
Mr. Thomas B. Waring died at his home
in King William county yesterday. While
out riding last Wednesday his horse be?
came frightened and ran away. His In?
juries resulted in his death.
Mr. Waring was one of the most proml
net citizens of the Lanesville neighbor?
hood. He served in the war. His age
was abrmt lifty-live years.
Mr. Waring has been a very active
man in local polities. He was a candi?
date for one of the offices to he voted
away by the Legislature when The Gen?
eral Assembly met in December last, but
Sir. Waring was very well known in
Riehmond. l?e and Mr. John Bowers
married sisters and he often visited here.
M ?ss ?-lizab?th li. Poe.
?Miss Elizabeth Lee Poe. Uva daughter of
? Major John Poe, Jr., died Surday night
at 10:40 o'clock, after a spell of sickness
of foni? weeks.
The funeral will take place at 11 o'clock
this morning from -Park-Place Methodist
church; of which she was a member.
Miss Poe had been living since her
father's death in Fiuyaqna county, and
was here on a visit'-when taken ill. She
is survived by a number of hrothers and
sisters, who are among Richmond's best
Blr. Axtcll in Town.
The election of Mr. Decatur Axtell as
president of the Toledo and' Ohio Cen?
tral Railway Company will not necessi?
tate his resignation as second vice-pr?si?
dent of the ? Chesapeake and Ohio. The
two positions will not conflict with each
other. Mr. Axtell returned to tho city
Mr. Charles Lipscomb died at the resi?
dence of his uncle. Mr. Loftin Lipscomb,
on Church Hill, yesterday morning. He
had bien in bad health for_some time. He
was a very popular young man and a
printer by trade.
The funeral arrangements have not as
pet been made.
"?I.r-s. Asa Dickinson.
HA MPD EN-SIDNEY. VA., Jan. 1.?
Special.?On Saturday afternoon, after a
short illness, the widow of Judge Asa
Dickinson died at her home, about three
miles from Hampden-Sidney. Mrs. Dick?
inson's character was of peculiar refine?
ment and loveableness. and her home, dur?
ing her husband's life time and since,
has always been noted as a pluce whero
the old Virginia ideas of hospitality have
been continually h'j'nored in the observ?
The two of Mrs. Dickinson's children,
who continue to live at the old home, arc
Mr. Thomas Dickinson, the sheriff of
Prince Edward county, and Miss Sallie
Richard S. Thornton.
HAMPDEN-SIDNET, VA.. Jan. 1 ?
Special.?The death of Mr. Richard
S. Thornton occurred here a short while
after ten o'clock this morning. Mr.
Thornton was a brother of Prof. James
R. Thornton, of Hampden-Sidney OeTllege,
ami of Prof. Thornton, of the University
of Virginia, and the youngest son of Col.
John.T. Thornton, who was killed in the
Civil War. The prevailing note of Mr.
Thornton's character was courtesy, and
his whole life was dominated by an ad?
herence to a strict sense of duty. Though
he had b?en in declining health for sev?
eral months, It was not until a few days
before his death that his rxmdition was
such as to cause apprehension.
A. M. Stokes
DURHAM. N. C, Jan. 1.?Special.?
County Super'ntendent of Public Roads
A. H. Stokes died Saturday. Mr. Stokes
came here from Caswell county twenty
years ago, and at once took a prominent
rart In business and county affairs. He
had twice served as chairman of the
County Board of Commissioners with
credit to himself and the county. His
funeral was conducted from Trinity
church yesterday, of which he was
member, by Rev. Dr. A. E. Yates, a
sisted by Dr. Norman, and the remains
laid away in the family lot in the city
cemetery. A wife and two children,
hoy and a girl, survive him. He, leaves
a good estate.
Mrs. Wallace ?ircl.
FREDERICKSBURG. VA.. Jan. 3?
Special.?Mrs. Wallace Abel, daughter of
the late Dr. J. L. Leary, died last-night
at her heme, at Quantico. She was we'l
known here, where s number of.her re?
lation.- reside. Besides her husband,
four chilcren survive her.
She Was Boss.
Tommy? "Dot's play grand opera."
Ethel?"AH right. I* be the boss."
Tommy?"No; it takes a man to be the'
Ethel?"O! you can.be the manager, but
I .want to be what ?they call the bella
donno."?Catholic Standard and Tmnrs.
Anil Never Published.
The sweetest songs are those unsung
They cannot be forgotten;
The finestra*oenvs ever wrote
Are those .turned as ?wr?tten.
l ? ?^CaUiolio ?Standard and-Time?. ?
Our Newspaper Test Sale
of ten days' duration will prove a golden opportunity for belated
The list of grest reductions which we append to this ad. for
the benefit of those who failed to observe it ir. yesterday's papers
proved attractive to the hosts of purchasers who took first choice
of this Great Winter Clothing Sale Monday. The stock
is immense?the sizes (with but few exceptions) still full?and the
bargains, considering the earliness of the season and the -sharp
advances in all lines of clothing, exceed all previous offerings.
hn.t fail, please, to state what paper you read thistad. in*
Men's Winter Suits.
Fancy Cassimere, $7.50 value, at. S 4
Dark Cassimere, "7-50 value, at. 4
Black Cheviot, |S value, at . '.. 5
Blue Cheviot, $S value, at.1. 5
Dark Cassimere. $12.50 value, at. 7
All-Wool Black Cheviot. $12 va'ue, at-.. 7
??-Wool Blue Cheviot. $12 value, at. 7
Dark Cassimere. $15 value, at. 9
Brown Ossimere.Sl 5 value, at. 9'
Brown Check Cassimere. $15 value, at. 9
Dark Brown Cassimere. ?i 5 value, at. 9
Dark Worsted. $16 value, at. 9
Brown Worsted, Si 6 value, at. 9
Dark Brown Mixed Cassimere. $15 vatue, at_ 9
Dark Gray Cassimere. $15 value, at. 9
Gray Check C esimere. ? 15 value,at. 9
Dark Gray Cassimere, $15 value, at. 9
Dark Gray Cassimere, $15 value, at. 9
Gray Worsted, $15 value, at. 9
Dark Gray Cassimere, Si 5 ?lue, at. 9
All-Wool Blue Cheviot. $15 value, at. 9
All-Wool Black Cheviot. $15 value, at. 9
All-Wool Blue Cheviot, $15 value, at. 9
All-Wool Black Cheviot, Si S value, at. 12
All-Wool Blue Cheviot, $tS value, at. 12
Gray Worsted, $1S value.at. 12
Brown Worsted,' $ 1S value, at. 12
Gray Check Worsted, $lS value, at. 12
Gray Cassimere, 520 valu?, at. 13
Gray Mixed Cassimere. $20 value, at. 13
Gray Worsted, $20 value, at. 13
Brown Worsted. $20 value, at. 13
Gray Stripe Worsted, $20 value, at.. 13
Gray Check Cassimere, $20 value, at. 13
Brown Check Worsted. $20 value, at. 13
Blue Worsted,$20 value.at. 13
Black Thibet, $25 valu?, at. 17
Boys' and Children's Winter Wear.
SQOKnee Pants Cassimere Suits. $3.(0 values, ?a?? fir-?
200 Knee Pants Suits, in nice mixture:
Black and Blue Cheviots, $4 values, at.
400 Knee Pants Suits, 55-00 values, at 52.9<>.
50 Cape Overcoats, ages three to eight ytars,
$3.00 values, at.
65 Chinchilla Reefers,ages eight to fifteen, with
storm collar, $2.;0 values, at.
Special Shoe Sale.
We ofTer you in this department two hundred pairs of
Hanan's and other makes. F.itent Leather. Enamel ind Tan.
single and double soled shoes, $5.00 and $6.00 <? _ _?
Men's and Boys' Hats.
We will offer in this department two hundred dozen Flack
and Brown Derbys. Black. Brown, and Pearl Fedora 6?_ ._
and other shapes" in soft hats, $2.00 value, at. ??*???55
One lot of Men's Golf Caps. 50c value, at.2"c
One lot of Children's Tarn o'Shanters, 75c value, at 39c
Gray Cheviot, $12 value at.
Tan Cheviot, $12 value, at.
Tan Covert, $ 12 50 value, at.
Tan Cheviot, silk lined, $15 vaine, at_
Tan Covert. $ 15 value, at.
Brown Covert, $15 value, at. 9 7
Gray Cheviot, silk lined, $1 ; value, at. 9
Black Cheviot. 515 value, at. 9
Tan Covert, $15 value, at.?. 9
Tan Covert,$15 value.at. 9
Tan Covert, silk lined. $20 value, at. 13
Tan Covert, $20 value, at. 13
Mai? and Eleventh Streets.
OF GAME BIRDS
Hunting the Wild Turkey in His
A MOST EXCITING SPORT.
GreatPatlcncf, Experience and Know?
ledge of Their Habits l?cquircd
by Those AVho Would Kill
These Wary Fo*ivte.
There is no more pleasant sport, nor one
about which so little is generally known
as that of hunting the monarch, of
game birds, the wild turkey. There are
probably few people who do not know
something of the Way of hunting the hare,
tho partridge; deer, etc. The magazines
abound in descriptions of these, but sel?
dom have I seen a description of a tur?
key hunt and the few I have seen appear
to have been written by persons whose ac?
quaintance with and affection for wild
turkey was formed after the noble bird
has been plucked and served.
Now for the sake of those who have
never seen this monarch in his native
haunts, let me say that they have not j
the faintest idea of his beauty, nor of j
the tireless patience as well as quickness
of action and knowledge of his habits,
which are necessary to anyone who out?
wits this wary bird. _^
Let us accompany an old hunter and see
if we cannot get a better understanding
of the modus operandi, even if we do not
catch the ardor which every turkey hun?
ter feels when "chill (November's surly
blast, lays fields and forests bare," and
which is as indescribable as it Is irresist
AN EARLY STAKT.
It is a cold, crisp, frosty morning in
the la*ter part of November when we get
UP with great reluctance from our-com I
foritable ted and peep out to see If the
signs aro propitictis. Everything ?s -flue
and we dress as quickly as possible and
feed our hordes. Having hastily made
ar.d swallowed a cup of coffee And some
cold breakfast, we whistle trie dogs, two
English setters, not forgetting to give
them some breakfast, saddle our horsc3'
and we aro off at a gallop with the
frosty air putting new- life into us and
the sun justing peeping from th? eastern
horizon, making the spider wets with
which the fields are spangled to sparkle
like brilliant gems.
After a ride of a mile or two tic turn
Inte the mountain, for we know a flock
of turkeys use or? range, here. A flock
of wild turkeys, if not disturbed, will usu?
ally range the same territory day after
day and as long as they find a plenty to
eat, will not use above a mila of country.
Arrived at the woods, there are two of
us, the old hunter and I, who, while not
an-old am an enthusiastic hunter, we
separate to "drive" the, south side of the
mountain, agreeing to meet at the other
end and report unless we .start something
before then, In which case, of course, we
signal each other..
"FRESH SIGNS." *:
We-"drive," that ia ride slowly- through
the woods about,a hundred yards apart,
the dogs hunting before us.
. "Any-signa?" I ask when we arrive at
the place o? meeting agreed on.
"No; that Is nothing fresh. There's
TO CUKE. A COLD IN ONE OAY,
Take Laxativa Bromo Quinine .Tablets.
AH druggists refund the money if it fails
to cur?. XL W. Grove's sign atura li oa
each box. 25a t"" ""<??. " ?-.'.-'- .-.-*
considerable scratching, but It was done I
before thi last rain. You rind any?"
"Yes sir. Tho whole mountain's torn ,
up, right up near the ridge, and it waa I
done sometime yesterday, too." ??.--,-' vi
"Here, Mack," and he whistles the dogs I
and we head our horses for the top ol i
the ridge, where I had seen the fresh j
"HighwayG' Mack and- Judge make one '
or two circles and then, with head high.
strike out around the south side like a
quarter horse on the home stretch. We
follow as best we may with eyes and
ears alert. Suddenly we hear several
short quick barks ana then put! put! ana
the flapping of wings. The turkeys have
Tieing our horses at a safe distance, wo
go to the place where the turkeys rose
and there are the dogs lying down con?
tentedly and wagging their tales, saying
as plainly as a dog ?-an. "We have ?lone
our part, now do yours."
"A COUNCIL OF WAR."
We hold a council of war as to the
proper location of our blinds, which is a
very Important element in our chances of *
sutreess. We know that for at least an
hour and. probably, as it's late in the
season and these turkeys have been hunt?
ed a good deal, for much longer, the tur?
keys will not make a sign. After that
time, they will, if our luck is good, begin
to yelp and' slowly work back to the
place where they were Hushed. Taking
advantage of this fact, we locate our j
blinds with due regard to the topography ?
of tho ground and remembering that a |
turkey will come up hill, but will rareiy ?
go tlcjwn to get with another turkey. !
They seem to have great ' regard to the |
superiority of position.
Now as to building "blinds," too much,
care cannot be taken and many a m ?
has gone home empty-handed because he
failed' to build his blind properly.
,? blind should be'high enough to hide
you when standing up. It is perferably
built from oled logs, but one has to use
whatever material Is at hand. After fin?
ishing my blind and waiting about an
hour, I gave three yelps very <rautiot_>!>
and then waited In breathless expectation,
but get no response.
After waiting another short while, I
yelp again .and, yes, surely that la a
turkey answering me. Now comes tho
most exciting contest imaginable. If I
can fool the turkey and make no strange
noises and don't ye'.p too often or too
long aael a thousand other things, I may
have a fine gobbler tied to my saddle
when I ride home.
Nearer ami nearer he oomee and I can
tell by his yelp that It is an old gobbler.
Yes, there he is?I see him, and imme?
diately duck down In my blind and only
watch through the port holes, which I
left for the parpcrse one or. each side.
Mack is quivering with excitement, while
I don't dare yelp now. and only wait
for him to come a little closer. My gun
Is pointing toward Kim through the port
hole. Why won't he stop a moment? HI3
head keeps moving biek and forth and
it Is very hard to draw a bead on it. He
is plenty close enough now. If he only
would be still. Finally In desperation. I
?pull the trigger. Mack rushes out and
almost before I can get t?> my feet, he is
on the turkey; and such a flapping of
wings. I rush to his assistance and put
In tho finishing touches. "He Is a beauty,
twenty-five pounds at least and five Inches
of beard. I ride home with infinite con?
tent and eat a dinner that makes the. rest
of the family stare and gape, having had
the pleasanrest episode In a man's life?
the killing of my first turkey.
FILIPINO PLOT NIPPED.
"Were to Have Thrown Bombs at Gen
MANILA. Dec.? ??.?The provost mar?
shal and the nativo police yesterday
?ip-ii-ed a conspiras?.?, wh.'oh, If siiedes*iu!,
would undoubtediy have resulted In a
large loss of Hie. A number of irrecon
cllab'e rebels bad determined to take ad?
vantage of the funeral of General Law
ton to kill all tho Americana they could
and at the same time' try; to involve the
T.'nited States in Ifttemiitionn! difficulties.
Information of the* plot reached the ears
of the authorities through the .Socret Ser?
vice men. and the cor.spiraU.rs were per?
mitted to proceed? with thr>ir schemlnc
tintai the time was ripe for the law to
The plan of the Filipinos was tr> throw
bombs from buildings alons the Escolta
as the carriages nf the officia'.-?, and for
e'gn consuls passed alons in the proces?
sion accompanying the body of General
Lawton to the transport, which will con?
vey It to the United Stat<??. By attacking
the consuls thir rebels imagined that th>r
sovernmenfs they represented would In?
terviene on the ground that the Amerfrans
could not protect foreigners even in th'?
capital. It was arranged, however, that
the route of the procession shi.ul?! b'r
along the Luneta instead of the Escoltar;
and this compleely disarranged the p:ans
of the conspirators.
A search was made of houses In the
heart of Manila which resulted In th"
seizure of a quantity of ammunition, a
number of bombs and some pikes. K'evnn
men were, arreste?!* for cnmpli?-ity in th?:
plot. The arrests caused a sensation
amonir the natives. Their agitation was
increased I?y a report that Generili
Ricarri, an insurgent lender, was in Ma?
nila yesterday directing the operations
of the conspirators.
Where Pap? ?Hid Them.
Mimma?"Wiliie is very sick. I wonder
If he <v>uld have got hold nf those cigars
I pave you for Christmas?"
Pap??-"I ??on't know. Where has li :
been all afternoon?"
Mamma?"From the appearance of M-<*
Clothes he mk'ht have nenn sitting in th.?
ash-heap for a week."
Papa?"Weil. I guess he found thor-a
cigars."?Catholic Standard and Times.
Miss Lotta **;. Koch, of Norfolk, will
ppend two weeks in Richmond with th?:
.laughter of Hon. R. M. Saunders, of
Her remains will be interred at Lon?
don Park Cemetery, Baltimore. Md.. on
as well as the young enjoy our
Possessing delightful flavor ?t? being
SERVED ~HOT~ (not lukewarm) they
will be found strengthening and stim?
ulating to the system. Abny people
all daily for our delicious BEEF TEA
which they say cannot be excelled and
furnishes their midday meal, Try
others, then try OURS, and note the
Ninth end Mat? Streets.
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