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TIMBER LANDS ?
. IN SOUTHWEST
The Largest Band Saw Mill in the
PURCHASE OF TIMBER LAND.
The Industry Reaches Cr_a. l'ropoa
lions in ?In; Borti?crCouiitl?e?f Vit"
?.inia?Bi?. Botiti tifili. Va. Iron
and Coal Company.
BRISTOL. VA.. Feb. 5.?Special.?N. L.
?Reynolds has resigned his position as
generai manager of the Linville River
?railroad, and returned to Bristol. Mr.
Reynolds superintended the building of
lilis road, whi.h i.?= twelve miles in length,
running from Cranberry to a point on
JLinvili. river, und penetrating a great
body of white pine and hemlock. This
Toad was built by the Ritter Lumber
Company, of West-Virginia, which com
jttiiy owns a lO.OOo-atre boundary ot the
timber along tiie Linville river.
In connection with the railroad the
company has established a lumber mill,
and is now cutting lumber at the rate
?of .0.000 feet per ?lay.
PIO BAND MILL.
C. Boice, who not long since -pu. chased
_ $35,000 bract of timber land in Russell
?county. is establishing a band mill
Vit St. Paul, with a daily -capacity of
30.OCW fcoL This, it is said, will be the
largest mill of that character in tiie
Southwest counties. ,
Mr. L. ]_ Snodgrass. who has just
returned from Dickcnson county, states
?thai a number of small lumber mills are
being etabUsti?c. in that county.
LANDS IN LEE.
J. E. Thomposn and others, of Win?
chester. Tenn., have bought a boundary
of iron land in Lee -county from John B.
Pennington, upon certain conditions. Mr.
Thompson is now mailing an inspection
of the property to ascertain whether or
not it will be acceptable.
TV. P. Tinsley, a. well-known architect
?of Cambria. Va., has located in Bristol,
and will open an ofllce here.
Mary Hoard (colored), aged eighteen,
died yesterday, as Ihe result of frightful
burns which she received while standing
too near an open grate.
A BIG POND.
TV. H. Price. Jr.. clerk of Ihe Hustings
Co;:-;, recorded this week ihe first mort?
gage of the Virginia Iron. Coal and Coke
Company, given to ?secure a bond issue
of .10,000.000 for capital with which to
oi>er.ite. This company pays 5 per cent.
on JCiOi.OOO i>er annum for this capital.
The mortgage is of such magnitude, that
It require! $4,999.50 in revenue stamps to
?comply with the war tax law.
TO MARK CONFEDERATE GRAVES,
Pytlilans to Hold a B;ini|itct ? Address
by M. Li. Wallon.
WOODSTOCK, VA.. Feb. 5.^Spccial.?
The warehouse belonging to Messrs. B. J.
Rover & Son, near the depot at ".ids
place, was set on lire Thursday morning
hy a passing engine, bui the fire was
.untro?ed before much damage was done.
At the time a high wind was blowing,
and the property in the immediate? neigh?
borhood was in gr'-at danger.
Snenandouh Chapter of the Daughters
of the Confederacy are holding a festival
in the Court-house- for the purpose of
raising money to erect markers to the
Confederate dead buried in Ma-suiulten
H'emetcry and (to lay cement walks
around the circle in which they are bur?
Mr. J. St. P. Rinkcr. an aged cdizen
of Maiurer-town, Va., was buried at this
place on Friday evening from the
Hon. M L. Walton. Past Grand Chan?
cellor of-the Grand Domain of the K.iights
of Pythias of Virginia, will leave here on
"Monday for Wayn?shoro, Va., where he
?will address the citizens of that place at
a public meeting,to be held on Tucsuav.
on the si:i?.i--c-t of Pythi?nism.
The annual banquet of King Arthur
Longe, No. 75. Knights of Pythias of this
place, will be held in the Court-house
here on next Friday night, February 9.h.
An elaborate programme, has bien ar-1
ranged, as well as menu.
NEGRO KILLS A WHITE MAN.
Knocked in the Head Willi a Heavy
Stick?Talk i>f Lynchii.?..
OLOYErt. va., Feb. 5?Special.?In a
semi-drunken state a negro man struck
a young white man, named Snead, who
lived two and a half lidie, from here,
over ihe head -with a heavy stick, and
young Snead died at 4 o'clock this morn?
ing. The negro was arrested and this
?morning carried tu Houston for safe
keeping, as Ub?re was talk of lynching
It seems the men commenced to quarrel
in the bar-room and the proprietor .asked
lhem out. The negro went fust, followed
by Snead, and in a few minutes the negro
returned! and said: "I have fixed him
No one saw the deed done, but there
are many witnesses lo the abovejremark.
This morning, after the young main died,
there was considerable excitement, and
the negro was carried to the county Jail
fur safe keeping?
Some time ago a similar difficulty
ar<>se betwen two other men in a drunken
Mate, and so much resistance was made
when the officer attempted to arrest them
that -one of the men nearly met his death.
MERCHANT DEFENDS HIMSELF.
Shoots a NO};?''?, Causili?; .Amputation
of His Hand.
HEATHSVlLLE, VA.. Feb. 5?Special.
Willie Crow.ier. a merchant in the 'ower
part of this county, near Rredville, .chot
a negro named Abraham Ric<-, on Jan?
uary .1st. shattering his hand so that it
??a-; necessary :<> amputate it.
The negro ivas drinking, and had given
Crowder much trouble. Crcwder had to
put the negro out ?if his store, and the
negro threatened to kill him. and wont
home after his gun; went back to the
store and shot at Crowder. and then tried
to make his way into the stoic, when
Mr. Crowder shot him with the result as
No arrests have been mad?.
____! THE RYE VALLEY ROA?.
A Colored Boy Received Fatal Injuries
While Board in?; a Train.
MARION, VA., Feb. 5.?Special.?The
Marion "and Rye Valley railroad, wh:ch
was sold Saturday and bought in by the
bondhol?l-?-rs for 57.000, ivas built by" New
York _<ar?c_ who held four-fifths of the
bonds until recently, when this interest
was bought by Mr. A. J. Perry, of Blr
?ningham, Ala., who. with the Staley's
Creek Iron aud Manganea. Company, now
own the road.
The sal?? was made to pay certain debts
ataounting to about ?2.O00.
Before the winter ?wea.th.r eet in con?
siderable- iixin ore was shipj>ed over the
road, and if wc may believe those who
claim to know, the road will become good
?proitrty If extended into Rye Valley, and
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I One Thing Women Can Have Free..
? Weak and nervous women seem ?
? ready to fly all to pieces at, every sound. ?
? The smallest domestic incident is a.j
? mountain of difficulty. The daily '
X -work prostrates them, and they suffer^
firom exhaustion and female troubles.4
They must have the right advice and.
treatment? or their lives soon become ?
hopeless wrecks. Dr. Greene, the end- ?
nent -jpeeiallst in nervous and chronic 4
troubles, will advise such women free 4
of chante.and ho can be called upon at 4
his office, as \V. nth Street, New York'4
??? City, or written to through the mail, 4
4 In oithercaw* consultation and advice 4
???an? absolutely free- Neryura Is Dr. 4
A Greene's most famous discovery, and 4
??? this great remedy has done ? marvel- 4
A Mus work in restoring heallli. The 4
?-j-? same skill which compounded this 4
4- great remedy and many others from 4
A purelr vcffetable medicines, is at the 4
?tv fron disposal of all who ask for advice, 4
4- Kvery woman whose nerves are mak-4
? ine havoc with her life should lose no ?
? time in telling or writing her troubles ?
A confidentially to Dr. Greene at once, 4
A and fallowing his advice, freely given 4
4 to women. . > ?
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sn give transportation to ores in that
Robert Ross, a seventc!?n-year-old col
ore<l boy of this place, -while attempting
to board a fre'ght train at Pulaski city
Thursday ?night, received injuries from
which he died in a few hours.
Tho wheat crop looks very badly as a
result of the recent freeze.
]. YAEGER SELLS OUT.
He ami His AVifo Happily Reunited
and Will Relire.
HARRISONBURG. VA.. Feb. 5.?
Special.?Mr. Tilomas P. Taegor. who a
few weeks ago had such an unwelcome
notoriety in thc press ol the country by
the mysterious disappearance of his wife,
Mrs. Ottie Joy Yaeger, who, however, has
but ? restored to lun, advertises all of
his busi*>ess interests for sale, lie will
lead a retired life. ?
Mr. Yaeger ha-s proven himself to be
one of the leading business men of the
county and his many friends regret the
Mrs. Yaeger, since her restoration to
lier husband, has regalnod the full power
of her mind, and both slvc and her hus?
band seem as happy as if the unpleasant
episode in which she was the principal
ligure had lifver happened.
They Will Ask the Legislature to Pass
The Virginia Sportsmen, recently held a
mass-meeting at the Chamber of
Commerce, under the auspices ot the
A'irginia Division of the League of Amer?
ican Sportsmen, which resulted in good.
Mr. Franklin Steams is chief warden
? if Virginia, and Mr. M. D. Hart is secre?
tary und treasurer.
Messi*.?*. Jackson Guy. John Jackson
and P. St. Ceorge Barraud are now en?
deavoring to have passed by both
branches of the Virginia Legislature thc
following bill in relation to unlawful
Be it enacted bj' the General Assembly
1st. That it shull be unlawful for any
person to kill or capture any wild deer,
or chase with intent to kill the same in
the State of A'irginia from the first day
of January to the lirst day of September
in any year.
I'd. That it shall be unlawful to kill
or capture any partridges or quuil, wild
turkeys, pheasants or rulTcd grouse,
woodcock, hares or rabbits from thc
first day of February to the first day of
November, or to take or destroy tin
eggs o? said quail, turkeys, pheasants or
woodcock, or to catch the same In traps
or nets nt uny time?or to kill or cap?
ture them when snow is on the ground.
3d. It shall be unlawful to sell, or offer
for sale, or buy" any of the said game
birds or animals from the tirst day of
January to the first day of November,
H. D. Hart, Secretary and Treasurer,
except deer, which may be sold between
thc lirst day of September and the first
day of January.
'th. Jt shull be unlawful for any rail?
road, express company, or other com?
mon carrier or other person, to trans?
port or take beyond the limits of this
Stale any deer, liares or rabbits, par?
tridges or quail, wild turkeys, pheasants
or ruffed grouse or woodcock ut any
5th. If any person violate any of the
provisions of this act he shull be deem?
ed guilty of a misdemeanor, and fined
ten dollars for each offence, and impris?
oned in jaii until the fine be paid, but not
exceeding thirty days. One-third of said
line to go to the informer, avd one-third
to the owner or holder ot the land upon
which ihe offence was committed. In
any prosecution of a person for viola?
tion of this act, for thc killing or cap?
turing ot uny bird, or animal, proof of
the possession by such person of
such bird or animal, as the case may
be, shall be prima facie evidence of his
All acts or parts of acis incpnsistent
with this act are hereby repealed.
This act shall be in force from its
Public: Sentiment Against Accuse?!.
PULASKL VA.. Feb. 5?Special.?The
Pulaskl County Court has been engaged
all day in trying the case against Meyers,
charged with the botrayal of Miss Kitty
Shufileberger, of the county.
Meyers Is married and Miss Shuffle-'
berger is seventeen years old. The Com?
monwealth rested at 5 o'clock this even?
ing after making out a strong case. It
is conclusivi, unless the defense can.
break its testimony.
The case will be resumed to-morrow
It is thought Meyers will testify. Pub?
lic sentiment is strong against the pris?
Fatal Slio'-tius" in IHchmm.'t County.
UWRSAY?.*, VA., Feb. 5?Special,?"Wal?
ler Marth, colored, was shot at a negro
fair near Hague. Westmoreland county.
Sunday night by George Newman, at
whose house the fair was held. The
sJiootlng was done with a shot-gun, the
entire load taking effect In the leg, which
hud to be amputated. Marth died last
?Hereford's Acid Phosphate
When vitality and nerve force have
I become impaired by illness its value is
wonderful. Induces refreshing sleep.
I Genuine bcirs rame lioRSTOuD's on \-r-ppcr.
THE TAXATION IN?
Matter Discussed at Meeting of a
TO ENLARGE THE PENITENTIARY:
The Bill, Which Naines a Board to
Have Charge of the Work, is
Ordered to he Kngrossetl
by the Senate.
The Senate was in session only half an
hour yesterday. Most of the Important
bills were passed by for consideration
to-day. In the House the debate on the
Land-Grabbers/ act was continued.
The Barksdale Pure Elections bill
comes up in the ~ Senate to-day. Sen?
ator Barksdale expects to make the ef?
fort of his life In his appeal to tha Sen?
ate to pass the act. He has gathered
much material for his speech and expects
to be" able to convince the _enators of
the need of such a law as is proposed.
The bill will probably be. defeated. It
was said yesterday that the opposition to
the act might let Mr. B't.-k.i lale do all
the talking and take '.he vote immedi?
ately after he concludes his i?:isiuVl;s.
Delegate S. M. Ne whom?, of Culpeper,
is very much indisponed at Ford's jioifi.
Chairman Pileher has not ?. u'lecl tl-e
special committee ?nvo-tlg.-i -,ng th.?. L'a?
vis Boot and Shoe Company with the
Commonwealth to mc^t for he ji-.rprse
of drafting a report. There will proba?
bly bo a majority and a minority report.
Senator Lupton will, it is said, diatt the
former, and Mr. Pileher the latter. The
majority report, it is believed, will show
that the investigation revealed nothing
subject to criticism, and the minority
report will, It is thought, criticise the
method by whicli convicts are leased out.
TAXATION OF CLUBS.
The House Committee on Finance met
yesterday at _10 o'clock. The commit?
tee considered the bill offered by Mr.
John Whltehead, of Norfolk, requiring
social clubs that sell liquor to take out
regular barroom license. Mr. Whltehead
explained the object of his bill and was
followed in its advocacy by Mr. Cannon,
of Norfolk, and Mr. Krafft. of Alexandria,
president and vice-president of the Vir?
ginia Liquor Dealers' Association respect?
ively. The bill was favorably reported.
The bill introduced by Mr. Hume, "of
Alexandria, amending the law in relation
to license on malt liquors, was 'then ta?
ken up and reported favorably.
A favorable report was also ordered on
a bill for the relief of Mrs.VW. M. F??ll?
agan, widow of the late ex-Senator
from Powhatan. The bill relieves Mrs.
Flanagan fiom the payment of a ball
bond for the appearance of one of her
late husband's absconding clients. A
sutHcommittee, composed of Messrs.
Boaz, Bowles, Jennings, Wellford and
Todd was appointed to draft a bill look?
ing to the raising of the license tax im?
poser! upon bar-keupers and retail liquor
The Courts of Justice Committee of the
House was in session yesterday.
Captain Parks, of Page, presided, in the
absence of Mr. QIcRae, of Petersburg,
who is still indisposed. The committee
considered a senate hill offered by Tir.
Shands, . of Southampton, amending the
Code in relation to exemptions under tho
poor larw. The senator appeared before
the committee in the interest of his meas?
ure, and made a strong appeal for a
The bill has already passe:! the Sen?
ate, and provides for the exemption of
additional property under the law. The
committee unanimously decided to report
favorably to the House.
Other matters of more or less impor?
tance were taken up and disposed of.
? Tiie Senate.
The Senate met with prayer by Rev.
Ur. R. P. Herr.
There was hardly a quorum of mem?
bers present when the body -ivas called to
order. A few other senators came in
later in the day.
Senator Mcllwaine presented a petition
from the Chamber of Commerz, ask?
ing tho General Assembly to pass the
bill granting the Seaboard Air Line a
charter to build a road to Washington.
By Senator Claytor?(by request)?To
amend sections 3o4S and M?.:. of the
Code, and to repeal section 3S01 of the
Code, and to repeal section 33G*7 of the
Act of Assembly of 1S9? relating to the
competency of witnesses.^
By Senator Tyler?To amend? section 3523
of the Code and to repeal section 3526
of the Code in relation to fees of at?
torneys for the commonwealth.
By Senator Mcllwaine?To incorporate
the Petersburg Development and Loan
By Senator Bruce?To relieve C. W.
Green, of Wise county, from the fur
tner payment of a fine.
The two bills making changes in the
delinquent land laws which were the
special orders, wore passed by until to?
morrow on account of the absence of
Senators Mann and Jeffries.
Senator Claytor's bill in relation to
trial by jury was pussed by until to?
HOPSE BIELS PASSED.
To allow J. H. Whealton and ?. B.
Blackmail io erect a wharf.
To permit M. A. Frick to erect a wharf.
To confer upon Atlantic and Danville
Railway Company additional powers.
To amend the charter of the city of
The bill to appropriate $175,000, or so
much thereof as may be necessary, to
enlarge the accommodations at the peni?
tentiary, was passed to its engrossment.
This act designates Senator Fairfax
chairman of the Senate Committee on
Fnance; Senator Eggleston, of the Sen?
ate Committee on Public Institutions;
Delegate Boaz, chairman of the House
Committee on Finance; Delegate Church?
man, of the House Committee on Asy?
lums and Prisons, and Mr. TV. D. Ches?
terman, one of the directors of the peni?
tentiary, as ix board to have entire charge
of the erection of the proposed new
The Senate was in session a little more
than half an hour.
House Proceed in??s.
Ex-Speaker Ryan presided again on
yesterday. Speaker Saunders not having
returned to the city. There was no
A long calendar was disposed of before
the hour for the consideration of the
special order arrived.
At one o'clock the clerk called the
special order, whloh was the consideration
of the Land-Grabbers' act, and Colonel
George Wayne Anderson, of Richmond
city, took the floor to complete his argu?
ment in favor of his substitute for the
measure drafted by the Finance Commit?
tee. He pointed out many objections to
the latter bill, and then went into an
elaborate discussion of the one offered by
himself. He also discussed the act of
lS97.-'8 very fully, and contended that it
should be repealed. At the conclusion
of Colonel Anderson's speech, which was
?indeed an able one, the House adjourned.
Captain Parks and others will probably
speak to-day. There aire three bills un?
der 'consideration, on? of which waa
drawn by the member from Page, and
results in a lack of energy, makes
you despondent and nervous.
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DUFFY MALT WHISKEY CO., Rochester, N. Y?
in favor of vrhieh. that gentleman will
INTRODUCED AND REFERRED.
By ?Mr. Todd?For the relief of Re?
By Mr. Fitzpatrick?For the relief of A.
By Mr. Cent?For the relief of Mas
By Mr. Parks?To regulate the" payment
of costs in the suit of subsequent liens.
By Mr. Pitts (by request)?Amending
section 3S05 of the Cede in regard' to the
disturbing of pubic worship. . j
By Mr. MeConnell?For the relief of
George it. Adams.
By Mr. Cardwell?For the relief of "Wil?
By Mr. Frlddy?To amend the law in
relation to the practice of medicine and
surgery in Virginia.
PLACED 0*sT THE CALENDAR.
By Mr. Parks?To Incorporate the town
of Stanley in Page county.
By Mr. Honuker?To authorize the
Board of Supervisors of Smyth county
to issue bonds.
By Mr. Walter Jordan?To authorize the
Board of Supervisors of Orango county
to erect a monument to the Confederate
dead of said county.
By Mr. Walter Jordan?To amend the
charter of the town of Suffolk, in the
countv of Nansemond.
SENATE BILLS PASSED.
To amend and re-enact section 4.57 of
the Code of Virginia.
To prohibit telegraph companies op?
erating in the State of Virginia from con?
tracting against their own negligence.
To incorporate the Jamestown. ??1
Iiamsburg and Yorktown Railroad Com?
To authorize the Bourd of Supervisors
of Nottoway county to remit the amount
due said county by Herman Jackson, its
To enable thc Board of Supervisors of
Clarke county to borrow money and is?
sue bonds therefor.
To authorize and empower ??lie New
York, Philadelphia und NorCoik Railroad
Company to consolidate and merge with
any other railroad company or compa?
To give county courts jurisdiction upon
scire facias or motion to revive judg?
ments of justices of the peace.
To protect purchaser for valuable con?
sideration without notice against Hens
of the Mutual Assurance Sociery against
fire on buildings in the State of Vir?
ginia, until such liens are filed in the
To authorize the board of directors of
the Norfolk and Western Railway Com?
pany to locate and construct or purchase
certain branches. '
HOUSE BILLS PASSED.
To amend and re-enact section G'5 of
the Code of Virginia, in relation to the
treasurer's report of the sale of delin?
To authorize the board of supervisors
of Southampton county to have the
lands of all persons in said' county, or
in selected portions thereof, or of indi?
viduals who may request it, processioned.
To amend and re-enact paragraph %
of schedule F, of chapter 1 of an act
approved March C, ISSO.
To amend and re-enact section 1079 of
the Code of A'irginia, In relation to pro?
ceedings of court upon report of com?
missioners to ascertain compensation of
land owners for property sought to hS
acquired' by condemnation.
To incorporate the Newport News Trust
and Safe Deposit Company.
To amend and re-enact section 17j9 of
the Code of Virginia in relation to Lhe
practice of pharmacy. .
To authorize thc Board of Supervisors
of Rockbridge county to fix the compen?
sation of the overseer of the poor of Lex?
ington magisterial district, in the said
To prohibit the killing of fish in Clinch
river in the county of Scott, with dyna?
mite or other explosive and to prescribe
a punishment therefor.
To approve, ratify, and confirm the
charter of the Peace and Light Soclety
of King George county, Virginia.
To provide for elections on the ques?
tion of prohibiting hogs from running at
largo upon the public road's or streets in
the county of Montgomery.
To provide for the issuing of bonds by
Montgomery county to macadamize the
road from Christiansburg ro Blacksburg.
In relation to the Beard of Supervisors
of Allegheny county.
To repeal an act entitled an act direct?
ing that the Board of Supervisors of Alle
ghapy county shall apply the road fund
If Coffee 8
agrees with you Q
stick to it. ?
Postum Food Coffee
as ?liousfittds of brain
"Coffee used to give me a sick headache
occasionally, and the coffee habit was so
fixed that if I quit it for a day. ia head?
ache would follow. I was thus between
two fires, and it -was headache and sick?
ness either way.
"Finally I was pushed to a pMnt where j
I concluded to give up coffee altogether
ana try Postum Cereal Food Coffee. For
a morning or two I stood the headache
caused by a lack of my accustomed drug,
but in three days I began to get on the
right road, and since that time I have
been getting better and stronger steadily.
"One can hardly realize the pleasure it
Is to feel well again, and y-ft I have my
daitcious morning cup of Postum regu?
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cortee, and yet gives me true strength
and health. Mrs. ?-, 60S" Croton Sq..
tjuracuse, ?. Y., says: *Postum Food
Coffee was recommended to me for rheu?
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"Professor Duvoll, of .the Syracuse Uni?
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Postum Food Coffee, which has a
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brain and nerve work.' Mr. "Williams
says, 'Coffee produces dizziness, dullness
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Respectfully, Mr?. B. W. ili-, iyraett?*?,.
N..W.'- .?_ _.??: _ ,C '-?-' . J
in the several districts to the. district
from which the same Is realized.
To amend and re-enact section 3760 of
the Codo of 1SS7, in relation to com?
For the relief of Kretol Chemical Com?
To amend and re-enact section ?47 of
the Code of Virginia.
To amend chapter 123, Acts of 1807 and
1S58, entitled an act for th? protection of
partridges in th? county of Roanoke.
To amend and re-enact chapter 847. Acts
1S95-'S6, amending chapter 192. "Acts 1S95
1S9U, entitled an act for the protection of
of game In Roanoke county.
To give George "M7 "Muse, treasurer of
Roanoke county, and his deputies further
time in which to collect uncollected tax
tickets in his hands.
To amend and re-enact sections 9 and
?17 of an act of the General Assembly en?
titled an act to provide a charter for the
city of Winchester.
To incorporate the Loyal Knights of the
College of William and Mary.
To vest the absolute fee simple title to
certain church property in the county of
Russell, known as Willis Chapel, in trus?
tees of the M. E. Church, South, and their
successors in office.
To authroize the Manassas district
school beard of Prince William county to
receive donations of books and funds for
a public library, and to provide suitable
room and conveniences for same.
To amend and re-enact sections 2 and
15 and to repeal section 11 of an act en?
titled an act to create Fairmount district,
in Fairfield magisterial district, in t*ie
county of Henrico. etc. ?
For the relief of R. K. Glllesple, late
treasurer of Tuzewell county, and his
Perkinson ? Bianton; Gregory? Dil
Mr. Walter M. Allen, a popular and
well-known employe of the William. R.
Trigg Shipbuilding Company, and Miss
Mary I. McGruder, daughter of Mr. Z.
and Mrs. Mary J. McGruder. were mar?
ried at the bride's home last evening.
Miss McGruder is a pretty and ac?
complished young lady and has been very
much admired by a large circle of
Miss Ella Perkinson. the daughter of
Tir. and Mrs. J. P. Perkinson, and Mr.
j Benjamin W. L. Planton, a well-known
employe of the State, were married
last evening at the home of the bride, on
The couple have received many costly
and beautiful presents.
Mr. and Mrs. Bianton will take an ex?
tensive trip North, after which they will
reside in this city.
Mr. Robert E. Gregory, a popular
motorman of the Richmond Railway and
Electric Company -and Miss Ellen E. Dil
iard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James
Dillard. were married yesterday at the
home of the bride's parents, this city.
After their return from a bridal tour,
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory will reside at 301
Miss Virginia Boiton, one of Richmond's
accomplished and charming young la?
dies and a daughter of Mrs. J. II. Ho>%
was married yesterday to Mr. John G.
Nicholson, a well-known moulder, for?
merly of Kentucky.
Cards are out for tne marriage of Miss
Lalla Harrison and Mr. E. B. AVhite. to
take piace on the evening of February 21st,
at St. James Episcopal church, at Lees
Miss Harrison has spent much time in
Richmond, where she has a large circle
Sa ? ford?Barker.
Yesterday afternoon at' 3 o'clock Mr.
Robert IM. Sanford. of Newport News.
Va., and Mrs. Grace L. Barker, of this
city, were united in marriage-. Rev. I. J??.
Mercer performing the ceremony.
The marriage took place at the resi?
dence of thei bride's parents. Mr. and
Mrs. James N. Booker. lt?Ofi west Cary
street, and was witnessed by the Imm??
diat, friends of the bride and groom.
Mr. and Tirs. Sanford. left for Newport
News, their future home, on the 3:-15
train. The best iwishes of many friends
go with them.
Miss Ellis Weds Mr. Talley.
Miss Mattie Ellis, the attractive daugh?
ter of Mr. O. -B. and Mrs.Sarah Ellis, of
this city, and Mr. James F. Talley. a
popular clerk and well-known young
man. were married last night at'S o'clock,
at the bride's home. They were tendered
a recaption after the ceremony, anil left
on a night train for a wedding tour.
U. S. CIRCUIT COURT.
February Term Begins With. Large
? United States Court of Appeals con?
venes to-day at twelve for the Febru?
ary term. Judges Goff, Simonton, Morris
and Waddill will compose the courUifor
the term. There will 1'kely be some
sixteen or seventeen opinions announced in
cases heard at previous terms, some of
which are very important. Thre are
some twenty odd cases on the argument
docket for the term, and the court will
no doubt be in session until and probably
'during the week beginning February
The Attorney-General of the United
Slates has authorizea the clerk of this
court to print the records in the case of
?Joseph E. Dickerson vs. United States,
and William E. Br?ese, in view of the
poverty of the accused, at the expense
of the United States. The plaintiffs in
these cases were convicted in the Dis?
trict Court of the United States for the
District of North Carolina, at Asheville,
for violating the national banking laws
of the United .States and sentenced to
ten years' confinement in the penitentiary.
The records are very voluminous and the
cost of printing will be more than one
thousand dollars. , ".
? Splendili Entertainment.
BOWLING GREEN. VA.. Feb. a?Spe?
cial.?An excellent entertainment was
given at Wright's Town Hall for the
joint benefit of the Antioch Christian and
Calvary Baptist churches of Bowling
Green Friday night. The ?4*11 was
crowded to ita utmost capr-cat.. The
programme, under the dirs-ctlan of Mrs.
XV. J. Peyton, of Richmond, consisted of
twelve selections, most every one of
which had to be repeated in response to
encores. 'Most of the selections -were
x-ocal music, though several highly en
teresting and ludicrous recitations were
The Davis band and vocal quartette
were very fine 'and highly appreciated.
The -whole entertainment was tiie most
creditable and thoroughly enjo_aMe ever
given in Bowling Green.
Quite a- party accompanied ???-s. Peyton
from Richmond and took pert in the en?
Quite a large sum was ?callzed?" which
will be divided equally ??-'ween. the
Antioch Christian and ?"*-V?-ary -Baptist
Richmond,?Frank J. -and D. Coiombani
to J. Clifford Miller, 37 1-2 feet on south
side of Canal IBank between Byrd and
Arch streets, $200. ?
Henrico?J. G. and H. I/. Denoon to Ju?
lian A. Schultz, .northern 20 feet of lot No.
2 and the southern 10 feet of lot No. 3 in
block No. 10, plan of Barton Heights, $5.
Fannie A. and 'Philip H. ' Walker to
John H. Crouch, life estate in 27 &-12 feet
on east side Scott street, 137 3-12 feet
south of Carrington, $5.
Charlee Hodgcn Arrrstrd.
A.white man, named Charles Hodgen.
was arrested yesterday.afternoon about
5 o'clock by Officer Garnett, of the Henri?
co County Police ?pout*. H? was charged
with selling whiskey on Sunday to min?
ors, and with running a gambling house.
He was-ballad, and summoned to appear
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E. W. GATES & SON CO., Exclusive Wholesale Agents.
PERSONAL AND GENERAL.
Interest?iiir Pacts About Richmond's
Citizen??-and Other Matters.
Mr. R. p. siayton, of Danville, was in
the city yesterday.
Miss Sally hi. Kan.loiph. of Henrico.
was in the eit yesterday.
Mr. L. D. Lucy is quite ill at his home,
No. 1_S south Fourth street.
Mrs. Francis Woodson is sick at her
residence on east Main street.
Col. Rogers, of the Soldiers' Home,
who has been ill, is much better. '
Mr. Thomas Jones is sick at his resi?
dence on north Twenty-sixth street.
.Miss Elizabeth and Katherine Rhodes,
of Norfolk, are visiting friends In the
Miss Ethel Word, of 300 south Third j
street, has been seriously III for several |
Mr. Leroy C. Edwards and Miss T. We? !
Wright, of Ashland, were in the city yes- |
Manager Jake Wells has returned from j
New York, where he has been for the last ?
Miss Sallie Friend is visiting her aunt, :
Mrs. Virginius Johnson, No. 211 west
Mr. Louis J. Stcause. of Chicago. I. on
a visit to his mother, Mrs. Joseph Straus?
of this city.
?Tir. Paul ?. TTeindl was operat-ed on
again Saturady, and it is now thought he :
Mr. Alfred ?. Cohen left at noon yes- '
terday for Powhatan Courthouse. He j
will return to-day.
Miss Lizzie Hill, of Kins and Queen ?
county, is visiting Mrs. Cris. Fleet, on
Superintendent of Mails J. O. Fitzger?
ald, who has been seriously ill, is report?
ed as much improved.
Mrs. N. Elanche Bailey, wife of Mr.
Herbert H. Bailey, -of ?09 south Pine
street, is very ill at her home.
Mrs. A. D. Hamilton, who has been ]
quite sick at her residence, 3014 east Main '
street, is able to be out again. ,
Hon. A, P. Staples, of Roanoke, a ?
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The Best on the Market,
BEAUFONT LITHIA WATER,
Delivered Fresh From Spring Daily.'
14 Half Gal. Bottles, Tickets, $1.00
5 Gal. In Demijohn, - .50 <
Special Prices to LaWe
Consumers By the Month
1013 Main St.
Opposite P. 0.,
NtW PHONf, 52t, OLD, 205
prominent lawyer nnd Democratic lead?
er of his section, is in the city.
'Mr. Abe Delpeldaclt. accompanied by
his wife and son. will leave Richmond to?
morrow for Louisville, their future home.
Miss Manu?.?' Bl?akensh.p, o? north
?Twer_y-tMnl street, -who has ben ill tot
some, tlm??. is still continoli to th.? house.
Mrs. R. P. Brun. t>f Scott. county, is
in the city, spending some time with her
husband. Senator Brun, of that county.
XV. Knight Smiley. Esq.. of Lynchburg,
a member of the Itucker-Clarke Tobac?
co Company of that city, was at tne
Willie Norfteet, one of the House pages,
has gone to his home in Amelia county
on account of sickness. He had a chill
on account of sickness.
Mr. and Mrrs. Salvator Cassatta return?
ed yesterday from Xew Tork and
other northern cities, where they hiiva
been spending their honeymoon.
The Church Hill Eranch of the Society
for the Prevention of Cruelty to Ani?
mals will meet at 2S01 east Grace street
to-day at 4 o'clock P.. M.
Rev. Alan Pressley Wilson, of this city,
has accepted the pastorate of the Bish
opviile (S. C> Baptist church, and has
commenced his work there.
On the first of March the Virginia Clnb
will be In quarters. A new and novel
rule has been adopted in this club, which
prohibits "trearlng among Its members.
Rev. J'. A. Young, of Gainesville. Ga.
who is taking a s;>ec!al courre at Union
Theological Seminary, was removed ta
the Old Dominion Hospital Sun-lay, H?
has been quite- sick for several days, but
Is much better. *
Tho meeting of the German-American
Ladles' Auxiliary wt'1 De held at tho
"Virginia Hospital to-day at 3 o'clock
P. M. ?\ll members are requested to be
present as matters of great importance
will be brought up at this meeting.
Executive clemency was extended to
Willie Mclvenr.ey and Jesse Rudy, two
boys convicted by Justice Crutchtielil on
a charge of stealing coal from the Ches?
apeake and Ohio railway. The pardon
was recommended by Mr. C. B. Etoyle.
of the railway company? and by Justice
Max ? ??;!!, the celebrated authW ar.<"
humorist, will begin his- American tout
in .this city on "Wednesday night, when h?
will appear before the Richmond Lyceum.
rlis subject will be "Her Royal Highness
Woman." He will bo introduced to bla
audience by Col. George? Wayn_ Ander?
Rev. XV. it. Williams, the drummet
evangelist, spoke to a large audience San
day evening at Centenary Methodist
church. His subject was "The Last Rom?
with the Tuer." By request ? f -Rev. Mr.
Beauohamp, Mr. Williams will speak on
Wednesday evening at Broad-Street
Virginians sti Xew York.
XEW? YORK, Feb. ?"-Speclal.-Vi
ginlans in New York:
Danville?J. W. Danville, Ashland: ,QE
P. Jordan. Hoffman: J. E. Wiseman, G.
E. Wiseman, Jr., W. D. Chamberlain.
Newport News?C. E. Thacker. St?
Norfolk?R.* E. Bayion, Albert.
Petersburg? D. H. Jackson, Grand. *.
Richmond?C. H. Enes, Bav State; A.
G. Jones, C. H. Philbrook. Bartholdl; W.
R. Robins. Imperial; A. G- Jones, B. H.
Philbrook? SL. Cloud.
' Work 01? the Xew UoMpital.
The proposed Charlotte Williams Hos?
pital wilt be one of the largest Institutions
of Its kind in the country. It will be
modern in every detail. The new hos?
pital will he erected on Governor
street, and the worlc on the foundation
win begin within a short while. It wilt
be the largest hospital In the'South, and
will bave a larger medical and _ur_lcaf
stafT tha? any hospital "south- of "New
Tork. All maladies, injuries and infirmi?
ties wilt be treated.
Condition I in pro ve<_.
Dr. A. EL D?ck?nson. who Ita. been ?iek
for soma time at his hoa?.. Xo. itxs- west
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