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DR. M'GUIRE IS %
The Ofctingulshed Surgeon Was
Paratyzed on Monday.
ON HIS WAY TO THE HOSPITAL
Was Going toTreat MUPaUeiiU When
Be Waa Sirlckcn Down?Had
Not Been In Good Health
ior Some Tlxne.
tDr. "Hunter TMoGulre is very ill nt his
hvwnc, Sixth and Grace Streets. His xlght
side was paralyzed on Monday aficrnoon,
and his condition is sucb as to give his
a>r?. etuar. McGuire, Edward McGuire.
Mugh McGuire and XV. S. Gordon ere
Ths (Doctor ls in no immediate danger.
It fCllljhe a week or ten days, however,
before it will bc known whether or not
tne will ever be able to leave his bed.
"Dr. McGuire was paralyzed at about
two o'clook "Monday cfternoon a-hlle on
his wnv from his residence to St- Luke's
Hospital in lhe Wcst-End. Ho reaJizrd
at -once his serious -condition, and nt first
anotloned to the drlver to continue on to
tho hospital. Me almost immediately
changed his mind, and made the drlver
understand Cnc wanted to go back to his
HE *CS COXSCrfOES.
Dr. Stuart McGuire said yesterday that
the paralysis rcsulted from- embolism of
tbe "braln and not from apoplexy. Dr.
McGuirc's right Kide is affected. He is
entirely conscious but has no power of
The tDocter's health has been poor ior
sevfrnl vears. He has been a great i-uf
ferer from gout. The news of the Doc
rtor's iilness spread rapidly. and on every
hand there were cxpr*-sslons of symp3thy.
Manv people called at the Doctor**- res
-dence yesterday to inqulre as to his condi?
tion. No one was admitted to his room, of
?ourr-c. except his physiclans. nurses and
tnembers of the family. Most of tho
visitors simply left their cards.
A POPULAR MAN.
Dr McGuire is widely known as a phy
slrian and a surgeon. He is slxty-flve
vcars old. During the war he v.as the
surgeon on "Stonewall" Jackson's staff.
and was lntlmately acquaintcd with that
great soldier. There is no man living
who is more famillar with Jackson's war
record than Dr. McGuire. His mastcrly
lecture on the hcro of the Valley cam
pnigns has attracted widespread atten?
tion, and has been delivered in many
places. Wrlters of clvil-war history* have
come from Europe to learn from Dr. Mc?
Guire of Jackson's record as a soldier.
Dr McGuire has an enormous practlce.
People have come from nearly all the
States of the Unlon to be trcatcd by him
at his private hospltnl.
At mldnlght Dr. McGuire s condition
?was thought to be slightly improved.
Ada Hehnn as Lady Teazel?Vaude?
ville. ut, tho Bijon.
A Arst-class company is supporting Ada
Rehan at the Academy of Music, and
each member of the company, with one
or two ?xceptionB, ehone brilllntly in
"Th?- School for Scandal" last night
It is useless to say anything concern?
lng the performance of Miss Rehan, for
she has held the top notch in histrionic
iaurels on the American stage in high
?class comedy for so long that her fame
has become thoroughly known to the
theatre-going pubiic, If though they may
not have seen hcr. She is simply supjrb
ln all she underlakes, and as "Lady Tca
zell" she is charmlng to a degree.
The management would probably have
?done Ibetter to have introduced her in
some other play?some play that has not,
(become bo worn out hy constant repetl- j
tion. But even at that,. she found a
unanlmous sentiment of .approval at her
Mr Eugene Ormond as * Charies bur
faco" was et his best, and even Louis
James could not have pleased the au
-dienoe better. Mr. Charies Harbury as
"Sir Peter Teazel" was, also, considered
cooa by the audience, although he over
acted to some extent. As "Sir Ouv.r
Surface" Mr. George Clarke was quite
as aiirnlfled as the part required. and the
Temalndcr of the cast was fair to mid?
dling. and all that any one would desire,
with Miss Rehan as a star.
The Iblll to-night will be Shakespeare 6
-?As Tou Like. lt." with Miss Rehan as
? . *
Mnnager Leath's new theatre in Ports?
mouth is near completion. and will be
opened about the middle of April by a
iocal opera eompany. The house is a
very handsome one and will be run as
a h'lgh-class vaudeville house
Delivered Liast N'jjht at Richmond
The second of the series of facuity lec
tur?8 to be given at Richmond College
during the remadning months of the ses?
sion. was delivered last rright by Prof.
Frank W. Duke on "Some Phases of
The dlscouxee was d.livered in the
chapel before a fair audience and showed
oaroful preparation and a thorough knowl?
edge of the subject. The leoturer said in
?*ln the Hves of Galvis and Abel was
shown the tendency of modern soientists
to depart from classic lines. Mathematics
is an intelleotual life and not bound un?
der formal or dogmatlc lines. *
Prof. Duke went on to show the divis
lons of his subject In the development;
flrst of analytic and. secondly, of synthe
? ln aigeb'ralc -equations the eoncept quan
tity ls made to take whole numbers. frac
tlons. positive and negative. and surds or
Jrratlonals. Imaglnary forms are to be
seen in the solutlon of rhe quadratic. The
fifth degree, equation. is still unsolved.
Atcr a discussion of the rise of the new
non-Euclidean Geometry. lhe leoturer pro
coeded to\Bhow some of the existing forms
of myftieesm. evidenced in amient and
.RAILY IN JACKSOJrWARD.
A Great Time Wtu Had at Balien's
Hall Last Niabt.
The Central Democratic Club. repre
fientlne the First, Second and Thlrd Pre
Sinct* of Jackson Ward. held a meeting
at Bahen's Hall last night at 8 o*c*ock.
The attendance wan unusuaily large .ind
several addresses were made. Mr. John
Krausse, <for High Constable. and all
V the nominees for the Council and Board
of Aldermen fl*om .this ward. or their
reprenentatlves.- were present and ad
dnessatTtbe elub- - ?
?Xhe leatura of the occasion. however.
was the attendance of some members
?who ?aithdr*** from the - club when*--the
~?onv*nUon. nominated Mr. Bahen - instead
;?f. Mr. ?mlth. Tbe*,* thouffht tbls/asUon
" T?p-aritable. eonslderln*. th* fact that
7JBiihen ir* a Ktr-ubllcaa' ahd was noml
nated hy a ***>emoorA_"c j**on*^riUo*v acd^
prlor to last nl?ht had refused to con
?ern themselves with the aieetln?*s of
M? ?I?H swcffcf, ttafti th*r
tmre dropped Smlth ana *win enflorsc
the action of the convention.-.
After the meeting refreshmenis' were
served and several musical numbers ren?
OPENING A SUCCESS.
Xttc Confederate Curuivnl Bcjaii Un
- rfcr Favorable Auspicen Laet Xiifht. ..
Thc initial opening of tlvv Confederate
Carnival at the armory last ni_ht was a
success in every partlcular.
The booths wwre artlstioally arranged
and groupings of Confederate heroes and
flsgs were hung in oonsplc ious places.
Music by Iardella's Band added greatly
to the pleasure of the evening.. Dancing
was indulged in b7 some of the youns
A novel feature of the evening was a
cake-walk by a baby two and a hdjf years
old, little Harry Dean, who will be at the'
?Candval eaoh evening during the week.
The following is a 11st of the booths and
the ladies who have them in charge:
?Booth No. 1, George E. Pickett Miss
Lora K. Burgess, chairman?This will be
the candy booth and will be among the
most attractive, as some of the finest
candy manufacturers have sent splendid
Booth No. 2, General R. E. Lee, Mrs.
John T. Rogers, chairman?This booth will
be liberally supplled with fancy-work, and
donations from Lee Camp will- be placed
Booth No. 3, Stonewall Jackson, Mrs.
Booth Nio. 4, J. E. B. Stuart Mrs. C. J.
Johnson. chairman?This will be tbe to?
bacco booth, and will also be very attrac?
tive, as the chairman has received many
Booth No. 6, Joseph E. Johnston, Mrs.
Booth No. 6, A. P. Hill. Mrs. Clarke,
chairman?Donations from Petersburg
will be placed in this booth, and a large
number have already been received.
Booth No. 7. Fitzhugh Lee, Mrs. George
Booth No. 8, Joseph Wheeler, Miss Ash?
by. chairman?This will be the flower
booth, and will be one of tho prettiest
features of the Carnival.
Booth No. 9, Bradley T. Johnston, Mrs.
D. M. Burgess, chairman. s*
Both No. 10. Dabney H. Maury, Mrs.
Nelson Powell, chairman.?The donations
from Mrs. Halscy, president of the United
Daughters of the Confederacy in Phila
dclphia, will be placed ln this booth.
Booth No- 11. General McGruder. Mrs.
Bowden, chairman?This booth w.11 con
tain readv-made clothes for..children.
Booth No. 12. Mrs. Lasalle Corbell
Pickett, Miss Fannie Powell. chairman?
This will be the literary booth. and Mrs.
Picketfs book, "-Pickett and HHs Men," as
well as other donations, will be sold at
this booth. ,
Commissary. Mrs. Alice Reddy. chair?
man?This will be called the "Conauered
Banner" Department in honor of Father
Ryan, and will be ombellished with a large
Mr. Thomas N. Kcndler Elected Rep
sentntirc to G and Encampment.
iNellson Encampment, No. 2. I. O. O.
F held its regular meeting at Monroe
Hall last night at S o'clock The prin?
cipal business was the election of the
representatlve to the Grand Encamp?
ment to be held at (Newport News in
June. After several ballots Mr. Thomas
N. Kendler was chosen, and Mr.Ohns.
Mr. G. 03. Jones -was elected collector
for the encampment
After all business had been disposed of
the encampment was served a delightful
banquet by Mr. Peter Stumpf, and a most
enjoyable evening was spent ?
The following are the officers of the
encampment: Messrs. O. J. F. Hayne,
Chlef ratrlarcli; C. L. "Weisiger, High
Priest; Oscar J. Adams, Senlor "Warden;
Thomas J. "Wood. Junior. "Warden; J. H.
Simpson, Scribe; T. A. Aubel, Treasurer. ,
A Great Baritone Singer.
Mr. Eduard von Berggrun, of Vienna.
the leading baritone of the Royal Court
Theatre, Berlin, who is on a visit to this
eity. hiis consented to giv e a song re
cifcatt at the Young Men's Christian Asso?
ciation Hall next "Monday night. He will
be assisted by Mr. Henry XV. Geiger and
a viollncellist of wide repute. Mr. von
Berggrun's voice is altogether remark?
able, and probably the finest baritone
ever heard in the South. A very fine
programme has been arranged, and the
concert promises to be. a raro muslcal
treat. Tickets will be placed on sale to
day at the music stores, and the sale of
reserved seats ?will open on Saturday
Wednesday Club Rehcarsnl.
A rehearsal of the "Wednesday Club was
held at tlie Y. M. C. A audltorium last
The evening was devoted to the practlce
of Gounod, Gallea and selectlons from
Mr. Richards, of Norfolk, entertained
the club with several songs. Ho has a
rich bass voice and his singing was great
The alarm of flre was turned in last
night at-S:0G o'clock from-box, No. H5.
Engines Nos. 5 and 6, and truck No. 3,
responded, and upon raachlng the scene,
found a vacant house on Lady Street
burning, having been se. on flre by boys
in the neighborhood. The flames were
easily gotten tinder control, and _ the
damage done -will not amount to ?ia.
Mny Open New Hotel.
There is some talk of the formation of
a joint stock company for the purpose of
leaslng the St. Charles or the Exchange
Hotel and fltting the building for a hotel
The Idea ls to have a hotel somewhat
on the plan of the one erected ln Ntw
York by Mr. D. O. Mills.
A meeting of Schlller Lodge. No. 139.
I O. O. F., will be held to-night. Grand
Master Bailey will be present, and all
members are requested to turn out. The
matter of joinlng the Carnival parade will
.lankfMin Ward Democrats.
The Young Men's Social and Demo?
cratic Club of Jackson AVard will meet
at their hall,-No. 916 North Seventeenth
Street to-nlght at 8 o'clock. All candi?
dates are cordially Invited to attend.
This club meets every Wednesday night
No* a Candidate.
Mr. S. Y. Gllliam, of Dinwiddie county,
has decided not to run as the; Repubiican
candidate for Congress ln the Fourth Dis?
trict lt lsprobable that Major Francis
R. Lassiter, who will be the Democratic
nominee. will have no opposltion.
Ooiijjross to Meet- Here
The Baptist Congress, composcd of dis?
tinguished meii of this' dehomlnation
from. all sections of the country. will
meet in Richmond next November. The
dates will be fixed later on.
Married Lnst Niehr.
Miss Belle B. Grant the attraotlve
? daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George XV.
'brant, and Mt. John S. Goodman were
mnrriea last night at the home cf the
bride's parents. on Church Hill.
Beuttit /yTt* K'"*- Vc tow Wwys B6il|llt
: a% '-.
/S: OF :
Conferences Held in This City Yes?
TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION.
Boutino Business Was for tho Most
Part Considered, But the "Jim
, Crow" Bill and Kichmond
Tcrminals Wero Discused.
Tho meetings of the Virginia Trafiic
Associa-tion and the transportation rep?
resentatives of the various Virginia lines
were held at the Jefferson yesterday. At
the meeting of the Virginia Traffic Asso?
eiation routine business was considered,
the meeting having been called to dis
pose of subjects of common interest to
rail and water lines. ,
At the meeting of the transportation
officials the separate-car law -was con?
sidered and other matters regarding the
passenger traffic gone over.
There was also a meeting. of the oper
atlng and executive officers of the Rich?
mond terminal lines held and arrange?
ments discussed for the improving of the
termlnal facilities in this city.
The representatives of the roads en?
tering South Carolina was called, and
matters reiating to the termlnal facllities
of Charleston were brought up for con?
The following gentlemen were in at?
tendance at the Eessions": Atlantic Coast
Line?T. M. Emmerson, traffic manager;
J. F. Maupin, general fording agent; C.
S. Campbell, division freight agent; F. M.
Whittaker, freight and traffic manager;
E. D. Hotchklss, general freight agent;
J. F. Orndorf,. assistant general freight
agent; Thomas Lewis. manager Kanawha
Dispatch. Xew York. Philadelphia and
Xorfolk?R. B. Cook. general freight
agent. Xorfolk and Southern Railroad?
X. C. Hudgens, general freight agent.
Xorfolk and AVestern?T. S. Dayant, gen?
eral freight agent. Itichmond, Freder?
icksburg and Potomac?XV. P. Taylor,
traffic manager. Seaboard Air Line?HV
XV. B. Glover, traffic manager. South?
ern?John M. Culp, traffic manager; J. H.
Drake, assistant general freight agent.
Old Dominion Steamship Company?H. B.
Walker, trafiic manager. Olyde: Line?J.
XV. McOarrlck, general southern agent.
flTTSBURG & GULF'S REOftGAXI-SA
The Kansas City, Plttsburg and Gu'lf,
which was sold Monday at Joplin, Mo.,
to satisfy a mortgage of $23,000,006. with
one year's accrued interest, will be re
organized and kuown as the Kansas City
and Southern. The only bidder was Silas
W. Pettit. chief counsel of Uie Philadelphia
Reorganization Committee, and he bld the
upset price?$12,500,000. The road wil be
controlled by the Harriman syndicate.
The securitles to be issued by the new
company are as follows: $30,000,000 first
mortgage 3 per cent. gold bonds, payaMe
seml-annually: $21,000,000 preferred stock
in shares of $100 each, entitled to non-cu
mulative dividends of 4 per cent. per an?
num, and $30,000,000 of common stock. The
?first mortgage bonds of the old company
will ba. converted at the rate of $750 of
new first mortgage bonds for $1,000 of the.
exdsting first mortgage bonds; this wiH ve
quire $15,000,000 of the new bonds. n.'he va?
rious issues of the bonds of subsidlary
lines will'be provided for on terms "con?
sidered by the Reorganization Commltfee
as equltable. The new stick will be dis
tributed pro rata among the old stook
holders who have paid "their assesstnents
toward the expenses of the reorganization.
COAL RATES GO UP.
An advance of 10 cents a ton ln coal
rates on coal for lake shipment from the
competltive bltumlnous districts of Penn?
sylvania, "West "Virginia and Ohio, takes
effect to-day. The rates will then be TT"/.
cents per ton from the Ohio flelds, S0
cents from Pittsburg, and SS 2-3 cenis from
"West Virginia. The increase preserves
the dlfferentials observed during the past
year, and which the S 3-4 for Pittsburg and'
Ul-4 for Ohio under West Virginia.
S. A. <L. COXFEREXCE.
President John Skelton Williams, of th;
Seaboard -Air Line, was in Baltimore Mon?
day conferring with some of the fi?
nancial managers and legal udvisers of
the Seaboard consolidation He was nc
companied by Judge Legh R. Watts, jren
eral counsel for the system. President
Williams w-ent to Xew York later. ?
Shippers are forcing a consideration of
the Cullom blll'amending the Interstate
law, and* hearlngs are to be accorded in?
terested parties on March 23d and 30th.
There is reason to believe that 'the out
come-may be a poolihg privilege for the
railroads if the bill ls ever reported by
Senator Cullom on his individual respon?
sibility. - .
For the second week of Maroh ninr,
railroads, Teporting, show a gain over last
year ln gross earnings of 9.41 per cent.
For rhe first week sixty-tive roads gained
5.37 per cent., and for the fourth week'of
February seventy-seven roads increased
their gross by 12.61 per cent.
Remarkabie gains continue to be sfhown
iu earnings by the Xorfolk and Western.
Gross for .the seoond week of March
was $2_G,050. ahead of the same week last
year by $49,548.
Shipments of grain from Chicago last
week aggregated 2,22C,000 bushels and of
provisions 35,610,000 pounds, the Vander?
bilt lines securing 1,153,000 busihels of
grain and 11,922,000 pounds of provisions.
Assistant General Freight Agent L. L.
Hyde, of the Big Four, intends to give
up railroading when he leaves the com?
pany's service on April 1. He may be
succeeded by W." G. Reynolds.
Under a cast iron agreement just made,
the Louisville and Xashville, the South?
ern, the Xashville, Chattanooga and St.
Louis and the lilinois Central will grant
no free transportation for either the
Republican or Democratic State Conven?
tion in Tennessee.
The "Brooks Locomotive Works has
shipped th'e first of an order for twenty
fast englnes for the Lackawanna.
Frank Jay Gould has been elected a
vloo-presldent of tihe Missouri Pacific,
the office having been created for him.
: Following are the ptimated earnings
of the Southern Rallway for the week
ended March 14th:
This year, ,.5(557,1)10
Last year, .^..."....... 551.0U3
For the two weeks ended March 14th:
This year,. .51.2)0.571
Last year,. 1,110,(538
Increase,. ....$ 17!).i)33
C. AXD. O. GROSS ,EARXIXGS.
The comparative statement showing the
gross earnings of the Chesapeake and
Odio Railway Company has just been is?
sued by Oomptrollcr L. F... Sullivan. It is
Comparative statement of gross earnings
for E-econd quairter of March, 1900, $220,-.
7SC.20; 1S99, $224,162.68; changes, December,
For the two weeks of Marcli. 1900. $425,
1R9.0S: 1899, $448,325.36; changes, December;
$23,136.30. ' .
The compllmen'tary musical arid literary
entertainment* rlv^a*. ?lastv-nlrht. nt R'l*":
o'clock by the Baptist Youns Peopie's
Unlon of Broadus Memorial Church, was.
a jteatsucces.-The church :was crowded
to Its utmost-capaclty and the entertain?
ment was enjoyir^.by.aai. CaDlaln Pmnk
W. Cunnintham. Miss Kats Pullsr and
others contributed to'the pleasure of the
The judges, Mr. J.'W. Gcntry. Mrs. H.
H. Rlchardson' and Miss Ada Chilkley, de?
cided the debate on the auestlon: "Re?
solved, That old maids are more to be
pitied than' bachelors;" settled ln the
The'dobat.rs were'Messrs. B. F. John?
son, A B. Caldwell, A. C. Goode and
John S. Eggleston.
Mrs. Jennie Wren.
Mrs. Jennie Lee Wren, wife of Mr.
Coraellus R. Wren, and daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. A B. Armstrong. died yester?
day afternoon at 1 o'ciock at her resi?
dence, No. 41S .North Twenty-eighth
Street' She had suffered' from a com
plication of diseases'for many years.
but 'was at all times sustained by her
Christian faith and the mlnistrations of
kind friends. She *!s survived by a hus?
band and' three chldren, and many reia
tives, near -and remote. The 'funeral.
will take place from St. James Metho?
dist Church Thursday afternoon at 3:30
Mrs. Kllctt'H Fin.rrnl.
The remains of Mrs. Louisa Ellett were
laid to rest in Oakwood Cemetery yes?
terday morning. Tlie funeral -was con?
ducted from the Se-venth-Street Chris?
tian Church at 11 o'clock by Rev. Carey
E. Morgan. The following were the
pall-bearers: Messrs. J. Edwards, A.
Smith. J. Kimbrough. T. Hundley, B.
Sydnor and' XV. Hawkins.
Mrs. Amanda Hatcher.
The death of Mrs. Amanda.
Hatcher, wife of the late Thomas
Hatoher, of this city, occurred
at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr.
George Welsh, No. 2512 East Franklin
Street, at 3:30 o'clock yesterday. She
was in the sixty-fourth year of her age.
Tho funeral will. take place at 3:'*0
o'clock this afternoon from St.
John's Episcopal church. The Interment
will be in Oakwood.
Funeral of Dr. Lewis.
The funeral of Dr. Richmond A. Lewis
took place at 4:30 o'clock yesterday
from the Second Presbyterian church-. be?
ing conducted by Rev. J. Calvln Stewart
and Rev. Dr. W. W. Moore. The pall-bsar.
ers were his grandsons: Messrs. H. R.
Lewis, John Moncure Lewis, Jr.. R. A.
Lewis. Jr., J. M. Lewis, Jr.. B. R. Lewis,
Richmond A. Lewis, Jr., Walier M. Lewis
and Attwood L. Lewis. There were no
Denth of au Infant.
The friends' of Mr. and Mrs. Jos. C.
Kessnlch will regret to learn of the
death of their infant son in Altoona,
Mrs. S. V. Corbi.ll.
WHTTE MARSH. VA., March 17.?Spee?
ial.?The funeral of Mrs. S. V. Oorbell
took place at Abingdon Church on Satur?
day, March 10th. Mrs. Corbell was Miss
Agnes Thruston, daughter of the late Ed.
T. Thruston, and grand-daughter of Col.
Robert Thruston, one of the soldiers of
the war of 1S12, and who was near of kln
to the Warrior Parson of Gloucester of
Kevolutionary fame. On her mother's
side she was descended from the Car_-s,
being niece to Dr. Samuel B. Cary, for
many years one of the leading physicians
On both sides her family has been lden
tified with Virginia since Colonial days.
Handsome.' amia.ble and vivadous, She
will be sadly mlssed ln the community.
She leaves a devoted husband and three
Interesting little boys, who. ln this their
dark hour of distress, have the tenderest
sympathy of all. " -
After a short illness on Thursday, March
Sth, she passed away from earth Joyfully,
wlllingly ylelding up her splrlt in the
blessed assurance of eternal life.
Mrs. Gcorjje Li. Peyton.
STAUNTON; VA,', March 20.?Speeial.?
Mrs. George L. Peytort died this morning
at the home of' her husband near town.
She was about sixty yeaTS old and had
been ill for some time. Before her mar?
riage she was Miss Omohondro, of Albe
marie. She was well known. here, her
huBband having been a famous hotel pro.
nrietor in many places.
' For years he kept the Greenbrier White
Sulphur Springs. She is survived by her
husband and three daughtors, Mrs. Eitz
and Mrs. Woodward, both of Staunton.
" Beverly P. Crump.
FREDBRTCKSBUiRG, VA, March 20.?
Speeial.?News was received here to-nlght
of the death ln Baltimore to-day of pneu
monia, of Mr. Beverly P. Crump, formerly
a resldent here and brother-ln-law of.
Captain John H. Race, of this city, aged
The remains will be taken to New Kent
county for interment
Miss Lucy Ffiiks.
WARRENTON, VA., March 20.?Speeial.
Mrs. Lucy Finks, rellct of the late Thos.
B. Finks, died here last night at the home
of Her nl.ee, Mrs. H. C. Bragg, aged six.
ty-nine. She was a life-long. resident of
this place, but of late years had rcslded
.She is survived by four sons, among
them Captain Levi Finks; a popular con?
ductor of the Southern Raiiway.
Thomss H. O'Brien;
PHOEIBUS, VA, GSaroh 20-Special.?
Mr. Thomas H. O'Brien, Past Master of
Monitor Lodge, No. 197,.i A. F. and A.
M., and a ?member of the City Council,
.died last evening."at S o'clock" at his
home, in 'Fhoebus,' of cancer in the
Goochland C. H., Va., March 20, 1900.
At a meeting of the bar, oillceirs of the
court, and citizens of the county of Gooch?
land Courthouse on the 19th day of March,
Judge A. X. Montelrq was called to the
chair, and H. D. Ragland was elected (sec?
The following resolutlons, after appro
I<riate addresses by.-Messrs. John Ruther?
foord, B. O. James, H. D. Ragland, D. H.
Leake and Wm. Crouch, were unani?
Whereas, it hath pleased Almlghty God
in His infinite wisdom to remove from our
midst our distinguished fellow citizen and
beloved friend, William Miller, who on the
Hth day of March, 19C0. passed from this
.-ale of tears to the heaven of eternal
rest: and, whereas, we desire to show our
appreciation of the man, the Christian and
the falthful and efficicnt clerk ? of the
County and Clrcuit courts. which position.
he held for thirty years as a worthy suc?
cessor of his father and grandfather, who
had served the county ln a slmilar capac
ity for more than a half century preced
Ing: therefore be it;; ^
Resolved, That in his death the county
has lost a most courteous and efficient
officer, one whose devotion td duty. and
whose noble character has endcared him
to the people of this county: J
ResolVed, That the removal of such a
life' from our midst leaves a vacancy and
a shadow that will be. deeply reallzed by
his friends, and will prove a serious loss
to the community and tihe public.
?Resolved, That while our hearts go out
in deepest sympathy with the bereave^
widow, children and-othcr? relatlyes of our
deceased friend. we express the hope that
even so great a loss to us all may be over?
ruled by Him, who doeth all things well
Resolved. That While our hearts are
fllled with gloom at this sad dispenssition
of Providence, they are revived by. ta*
hope of meeting our friend in the land of
eternal light and life.
Resolved,'That ___'judges of the.County
and Circult courts' bf: Goochland be; re?
quested to spread these resolutlons on the
records of th_lr respective courts; that.
they.be publisfied in____e daily newspapero
rif Rlchmor.t. and'that'a copy be forward?
ed to tho fsmily of thi deceased.
-Reso'l.ed, T*_at the Con nonwealth's At
torriej* be. requested to present a copy; of,
these -resolutiohs tb the Circult Court *?
-...., v.1-? Chainnan.
?. CH. D. R?fland, Secsratary. i?-.:;?.
Thursday, March IU. Friday, March 23d.
What a flutter of delightful anticipations this announcement
will cause! And all expectations will be more than realized to
morrow when we place on view the MOST MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION
OF TRIMMED HATS AND BONNETS ever shown in this city. Why the
Patterns Hats alone are worth travelling miles to see. Here are
productions from such renowned modistes as Virot, Esther Meyer,
'Heitz-Boyer, Felix, Madame Carlierand Michniewicz-Turee, whose
beautiful creations are admired throughout the civihzed world.
And no less elegant are the productions from our ozun <workrooms
?copies, adaptations, and original conceptions that will win a host
of new friends and admirers.
We Cordially Invite Your Inspedion.
Suits, Jackets and Silk Waists.
Elegant Easter Attire.
To-day?a pre-Easter assembly of exclusive styles, correct
spring iasliions?surpassiug any display every made in Richmond.
And with it all an array ot values unprecedented.
Tailored Gowns, Silk Waist Elegance Spring Top Coats,
$7.98to$62.50 $3.98 to $18.50 $3.50tto $15.00
$1 French Kid Gloves.
To-day?a complete and comprehensive
showing and sale of America's Greatest >i
Gloves, in all the new 1500 colorings?in
every size. The greatest glove values ever
brought from Franee?every pair fault'ess
fitting--every pair warranted. Thev come
in 2-ciasp fastening with the new embroider?
ed back. Truly a most remarkable glove
value, fitted to the hand bv our st- ,>
perienced glove-iitters, for-_.pl.OO
$c CO. - Fourth and
SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. j
Miss Helen Stockdrall. the efficient di?
rector ot St. James" choir, has perfected
all plans to leave in June for Idaho. to
do missionary -work among the Indians.
She will reside at Pocatello. the Indian
Miss Stockdell is a graduate ?f *-ne Bos?
ton Conservatory, and is thoroughly
vers'ed in the methods of music. She
entertains the hope of efEecting good
work through this power, and
will use the simple music ns a means to?
ward a worthy end.
Miss Stockdell's many Richmond friends
will sincerely regret her departure.
The Board of Managers of the Retreat
for-the Sick held a meet..ig at 11 o'clock
yesterday, Mrs. D. W. Moseley presld?
The meeting was called for a discussion
of the plans for donatlon-day, which will
be held Thursday, from 10 A. M. to 10
The Milton C. "Wood Whist Club will
meet" with Mrs. James Keith this after?
Mrs. Wlnch, of Boston', is on a visit
to her daughter, Mrs. James Scott
Mr. and Mrs. J. R'. V. Daniel gave a
delightful children's party Monday after?
noon in honor of the 'tenth birthday of
Master Channing Daniel. The early
part of the afternoon, games were
Indulged dn and later the children re
piared to the dining room, where a pret
tlly decorated table laden with dairitles
The invited guests were: Misses Emily
Clark. Francis Wheat. Susie McGuire,
Louise Harrison, Mary Stewart Peter
kin. Charlotte Meade, Susie Carter,
Charlie Minor. Barbara Trigg. Elizabeth I
Cocke, Elsie Harrison, Camilla Wellford, ?
Marv Crump. Ida Mason, Isabel Daniel*. ?
Masters Armstrong Price. Bernard Fey- ]
ton. Archer Christian. Catesby Jones, J
two Murrays. of New York: ,Landon .
Wellford, Robert Rennolds. Hamilton j
Claiborne, Dabney Laneaster, Grayson J
Dashiell, Robert Daniel and John X.
Asslstlng Mr. and Mrs.' Daniel in en
tertaining the children were Mrs. H. P.
Lefebvre, iBaltimore:- Mrs. John SkeV
ton Williams, Mrs. John L Eubank, Mrs.
Von Weissenberg, Finland; Mrs. E. B.
Thomason, Mrs. Frank McGuiTe, Miss
Julie. Lee: Miss Lucy Meade and Rev.
and Mrs. XV. Meade Clark.
Mr-. and Mrs. Robert Foremah. who have
recently come to the city from Atlanta/
are staying at Mrs. Carieton Jackson's,
on West Grace Street.
< Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hecht. of Xew
Tork, are on a'visit to Mrs. -Hecht's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred. S. Myers.
" Miss Carrie Thorn'as.ofNorwlch, Conn.,
is the guest of Mrs. E. C. Minor.
Mrs. Ware B. .Gay, of Eoston, is stop-'
plng at the Jefferson.
Mrs. and Miss Frazer. of Xew York. are -
the guests of Mrs. J. William Frietjd. ?
Miss Nannie Cook. who has been visit?
ing friends In Sonth Carolina,, Georgia, j
and Florida, will return to' the city next >
f "...__. . ?? -.
Mrs. Thomas Howard and. Mrs. Osrelby.
of Clevelpna. O.,- nre at tha Jefferson '
for some tlme. .
.?On Thursday .evei'in* at 8:30 / o'clock
..there will be a musicale at the Woman's
?,'Club.. to whlcb^each member may'bring
'dn .escort. - "
The ?rtlsta ?f-the eveninr? will Toe Mr. .
Ppjf?*eteV 9t r fo^MyttXvUo 'eolllst;
Miss Florence Dillard, vlollniste, and
Miss Shelton, planlste.
Miss Carrie Coleman will return this
week from New York, where she went
to attend the Sportsman Show.
Mr. Thomas Fraser, who has been in
Toronto for several months, has returned
to the city.
Mr. Hahr will give a pupils*. recltal at
his stiidio this afternoon at 4:30 o'clock, at
No. 302 East Franklin Street
Miss Josle Bowles, the accomplished
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Bowles,
wiil be married to-day to Mr. Claude
The Finance Committee Talk Plainly
Tne Committee on Finance met ln tne
oflice of City Auditor Warren last night
and heard the eomplaints of over-assessed
taxpayers and considered a lot of finan?
The resolution asking for an appropria?
tion for. the Confederate Memorial Litera?
ry Society was laid on the table. The
paper asks that the sum of $250 be given
Considerable discussion arose over the
resolution ' referred "from the Common
Council, "which asks for a fund, to be
knawn as the filtratlon fund, to be laid
aside for a terni of two years, for the
purpose of clearing the city's drinking
Mr. HardWicke- and other members of
the committee spoke against this resolu?
tion, as they thought to lay aside a
part of the receipts of the Water Depart?
ment for that length of time would al?
most surely mean that the city would be
ln debt that amount at the explration of
A vote to lay the resolution on the table
was then taken and carried.
The question of giving" an increased ap?
propriation to tne cemeteries of the city
was' brought up and discussed. The in?
crease, according to the resolution ap
proprlating the same. will amount to $2_K>.
for each cemetery. Th'e matter, however,
was not finally dlspcsed of last o'sht.
Complaints were received from Mr. L.
J. Lewis and others concerning exorbi
tant.assessment of taxes. The complaints
we're referred to the City Attorney with
power to act.
Some. "discussion arose over Richmond e
bondedindebtedness. and the City Audi?
tor expiained several details pertain ng
' The' wsolutlon asking that Sl'O.W) be
borrowed for the purpose of meeting the
current expenses ot the city fell flat, bo
far as the-Finance Committee is con-.
cerned. It .may be taken up and dis?
cussed at to-morrow night's meeting ot
the Common Council and Board of Alder?
" TheiFinance Committee will meet again
. Jlnmo for Confederate .Vnineii.
' Mrs., 'Nelson -Powell, on yesterday re
..celved a very interesting letter .from
3-Irs. Rerryman,- president of the Dan?
viile Chapter of the Daughters ot the
.Confederacy, in which she states th*t
the Daughters* of* this city will have th?
l Danviile Chapter's nndlvlded aappoH; .!___
! an ___Tort -to "erect. a. Home for Confe_te
; ratej "Women. Mrs. Green says that in
: steail of cdntitbntlng to the JetCe********
Davis monument the- Danviile Ch_t_>tar.
' iwM-hereafter- _on.r.bute towards the
| er?ctlon of a Home for Confedtrate wo?
l" Dr. Reeca,''re_l_lent pay**"el?n at the
Retreat for theV*Bh*_. ?wa* call ed ,to jlls
home ln Southamplon Cm.nty y?tetmf
_#*_?__?**_?. ?***????, .*? ;vfm'.^^:::':-.
NEW REVENUE LAW.
Tobacco Manut'uctiirers No IiOJi;*,er
to Give 1'rizcs or Preniiums.
The. following notice^ of the statutory
provisions regarding the manufacture of
tobacco has betri sent out by the Com?
missioner of Internal Revenue from
"None of the packages of smoklng to?
bacco and fine-cut chewing tobaccc and
cigarottes prescribed by law shall be per
-mitted to have packed in, or attached to,
or connectod with them. any article or
thing whatever, other than the manufac?
turers' wrappers and labels, the Internal
revenue stamp and the tobacco or clgar
ettes, respectlvely. put up therein, on
which tax ls required to be paid under
the Internal revenue laws; nor shalt there
.be affixed to, or branded, stamped. mark- '
ed, written or printed upon said piick
ages. or their contents. any promise or
offer of. or any order or certilleate for
any gift, prize, premlum, payment or re
These provisions must be strictly ob
Hurt Cuiiplin." (":irs.
A colored man named Edward Wavne
was hurt in the Chesapeake and Ohio
yards yesterday morning. and was taken ?
to the Retreat for thi Sick. where his in?
juries were found to be serious. but not
necessarily fatal. He was coupling care
on the road when the accident occurred
TWafco if ScantJiiril Guair'-.
OH"A""-tLESTO>*. S. C.. March 20.?A
special to the News and Courler from
Yorkevllle. S. C says:
"President W. A. Bar bar,.. of the Cro
lina and Western Railroad to-ci'iy bughr.
the one thousand shares that Y-r'r. C?un
tyi owns in that corporation at 323 > a
share. Presldent Barb?r was wi'in-; to
pay cash, but the county Board of Com?
missioners were unwill ng to make tho
sale except upon condition that the road
be made a standard guage between th**}.
date and January lst. 1001. That cond.
tion was accepted.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind Yoii Have Always Baugfei
Signature of '&a&Z?a&^
A C Harman. Real Estate Auctioneer,
will sell at auction. upon the premlser*.
at 4:30 o'clock P. M.. to:morrow. a Neat
Frame House. The location makea lt ?
comfortable home, or tt will pay well as
Bears tiie /* Tha Kind Vou Haw Alwajrs Bought
The Son'hern EeU Telephone and Tele
graph Company announce* thal tete.
pbonm communication can b* h-rfjm*
its itaes with Lynchbun*. Vs.: Daiwtlle..
-vi- Roanoke, y*.'. Wakefle-d. V..; ap
Domatto*. Va.; Farnwllle. Va,: Crewe.
V?> Salem, Va.; BedToro* City. Va.: Balds.
vtu? K. C: Charlotte. N. C: CaliMnbla,
For fnrther parttealars- ei*q*lre ?t tbe
Pubiic Pay StatlorV and at ?nr-*_?r?
ofllce 121* ea.it Main street.
ICOTHEIIN BEM. TB*T,TCPHO!n5 AND
yShVLEGRATn CtOSPXHT. ,