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CALM IN SOCIAL UFE,
NEITHER OAYETIES NOR SACKCLOTH
ANO ASHES ENTIRELY IN VOGUE.
reflection? on How the Lenten Seaion
*ifa? formerly Observed?Several ffrt
vate Kntertalaineau Given.
If there were any Ions faeea among the
gayly-incllned at the advent ot Lent, its
attending rigors and hni*h measures of
reform, they hsve begun to expand into
blaml ?mile? of 'pleasant surprise that
there i? still something ?oft to live for by
the worldly world. Although tin? t? the
season when fashionable folk see!? straight?
way some change of scene, either In the
far Houth or the sun.parlor? of nearer win
ter reaorta, there are numbers who ?till
"sbide s-we," either improving each
shining hour or dispersing it? tedium bv
small informal gathering* which "don't
count." lio i trota is that times change
and people with tLein, and thero is a ni"?t
denied difference in the view now take:i
an.l acted ut?i?n a? to the exactions of Ihm
penit.ntial period. Whether wo are a
generation of b?ck*lider? en wine, or our
decadence 10 Puritanism is simply the
influem e of the a?;e o? realism la ttoifaB
away with l?asss and putting to death
hypocrisy, 1 wot not, but if if a fact that
sackcloth ar.d ashes arc OBtof vogue.
I he qaestioo of the days longpaat was,
" ?.shat baas you *dtaa up?" Boearvar?
sol aras tks saa?oss sad even fashion of
self-denial, and whether It wee nantir, bat
tar, fruit, the theatre, or ?..me paradoxical
penance like abstaining from sued fea-ts
s? watermelon?? sad psschss, aad deoyisg
one's keit early services Bad lute hour*,
evcrv ?me aseiaed to observe ths custom.
Botas Htrni?ht.laced young ladie? would
even nv.'d promeiiu'liug upon the BSOSt
faahioaabls streeta aad two maidens-fair
to BBS, who net much "st ??" by I heir ex
quiHit?" ??<'ii?-i-tion of rings, daririaiaarsat
deal of vain delight from tbetO, deter
mined not to wear them during Lent,
which was ft genuine deprivatioB.
Hut tn.se thing? have passed ?iwav, and
often th?- BSOet delightful boeaOBS the most
exclusive and uni?|iie aaiUss are th ? ?
which are given (luting this period. "
During the taask just passed there were
several delightful events to mark it with
pleaenre, and ths eotaiaf ?even ?lavs hold
quite as alluring a progratiime.
lira Mooeors Perkins had the first ot
her "At B0O3SSM on Wednesday after
n? ?in. win? h was obanalag ia every detail.
Her artistic ap.irtments provoked open
admiration, und the boTisa <?t pretty girl?
und bricht yoaiig soarriod w sxsasx, rrrooped
among lamps an?l flowers, was as entnuic
ing a tab mu nrnn' BS BOVM Le seen. Mrs.
Perkins was on ?specially attractive young
hoste*., ami was assisted in "doing/1 the
boaors by Mis* Balls Parkins and lliaa
Basais Mania. Mr?. c. D. Lanthorns pre?
sided ?.ver the table temptingly ?aid with
dainties and Sowers, while Mr?. Frank
Bohsll, of Annapolis, poured the tea in tl.?
eosiestot little "dei s.*1
Mrs. f'harles Kveivn Smith gave two
very elegant lOBChaoo? ?luring the week
in honor of her sister-in-law, Mrs. 11 u _? i i
Hagan, of Augusta, Chv On Tuesday ths
luncheon was eo ? si dk una, all the deoora
tioii being in pink. The centre of the
tsiile bars a white aad fold eaaoe, seeming
u-t from a floWS? voyag?-, a- it B*B8
In lened with a prolusion "f the haad*
Bom? st Catherineafera el roses. Thoehan?
d?lier? wen- tied with pink ribbons, which
wen- lirollL'ht dOWn tO this ??Xijtll-ltc ren?
tre.piece, and the roouu wrr?. lavishly de
c .rated With paliiiH und ?lit flowers. After
niHiiv ooarsss of a saporb stsaa lbs rosss
were banded in tha drawing-rooia to tha
guests. I hoee preeent were : Mrs. Hugh
Basan, Mrs. Th ima? Boiling, Mrs, Mon*
cure Parkins, Mr'. Joseph 1?'. Anderson,
Mrs. Mattie l'aul Myers, Mrs. Bobeii Boy.
kin. Mr* Charlea Couraidin, Mr-. Janea
Patterson, Mr:'. William lalbott, Mrs.
AllanDonnan,Mrs.?, l>. T. Myers, Mis.
j.'-vii Joyosa, Mr,* Caakie Ca ??l. Mis.
James A. Welsh, Mrs. Bryden Tenaaat,
Mr-. Charles Wortnam, Jr.. and Miss Berts
Wi Ifoi .
(in Tbarsdaj Mrs. Smith was eqasily ss
delightful a boatess dispensing her bospi.
? ?-. anothercbarminf b?ryol 'odies.
Foi this oci asioD ths decoratiOBS ?n di liga
were ths san -. ?nly baing yellow instead
<.t pink, eiqniaite yellow roeea exhaling
i. ? ir fragrance and shedding IB? ir b? saty
on tno bright scene, rhose present wars
Mr*. Hugh [lagan. Mrs. John Barriaon,
? . B. i Mor;..n. Mrs. Vf. C. Mayo, Mrs.
C. D. Langhorae, Mrs. Hurry I abb, Mrs
Oarnett, Mr-. Hsrper, Mr-. UfredQrsjr,
Mr-. I. C. Maro, Mr-, batane] Martin,
Mrs. Charles K. Mr-. Walter Qraat,
Mrs.ArthurLefroy, Mr-. Bean B?hmer,
Mis. T. >>? Barbour, and Mrs. Hunt.
[nTitatiooa are oai to a ladies' reception
to i a giren I y Mrs, Borneo Bawas on Moa
. . evening from fi to 7 t ? ? t ?i.?? Daughters
?-' the Revolution, to nw t Mrs. Terhuns,
known in literature ns Marion Barland.
rlorence WsTuries: sr?lhar? "At
Botnes" on Tuesday aftarrsooas during
tin- month, which will be delightful af?
1 he Literary Club meet? <m next Friday
at th residenceof Mr. Jamea Alfred Jones.
Miss Kraaoes Bcotl is m New O? lesas,
the t*ti* -t ..t Mrs. Bruna, met Lagan.
Mrs. Thomas H. Carte? ta tbs guest of
Mr-, r. II. Mayo.
Mr. and Mr?, .lohn I). Colts. Miss Car
ri? Shiel i*. Mr. Bicbard l'cgruiii, sad Mr.
1 bomas O. Qlovor left Isat wsak la a pn
ir for a short visit to the Warm
Mi? Net ta Potts is in Atlanta, the guest
oi Mi*. Clark.
Miss Judith Carnngtoti leaves to-mor
i : it i visit to I.vnuliburg.
Du- Misse? Caruuchael, who basa basa
the roasts of Mrs. Joseph Bryaa,at "l.a
bi.riiutn." will return t.. iredericksburg
Mi*h Bailie Deane left yesterday fora
\ i ? to Balifax county.
Miss Eugenia Teananl will return to
-iiurg thj* weak,
llr. and Mr?. QcorgS Hos? and th<?
Misse? H??s? have gone on an extended
western trip, and will visit relatives in
Mi s Bobertaoa, of Baltrille, Va, is the
guest of Mrs. 1 howa? llolhug.
Miss Nannie 1 r11_-?^. af Abingdon, is visit?
ing Miss Coraln? Johnson.
HONOR TQTHF P*.T??QN SAINT.
The IrUh- American* m line mi Impoilnx
81. P-trii-U'.-U ,., Celebration.
On next Thursday, the 17th instant, the
Iristi-AincricKiis of Richmond and vicinity
will parade in honor of Irelanil's palma
saint. All are earnestly invited and re
?iU>'ste?l to take part, whether lln?v I.?long
t.. societies or not. I here was u mue not
many yearn ago whon a St. I'atrick's-Day
I.ar.ide m Richmond was an imposing sight,
t is intended now to revive this tinic
hoaored ouatosa. aad apoa thoae iah r. st.
ed. or who ought to be interested, will do?
pend its success.
1 tie programme for the ?lay, as issued by
Chief-Marshal William Raukin. is as fol?
OSjaajBB or i-rocesmIon.
The parade will move trom the Cathe?
dral Hall ?curlier Ninth ami Marshall
streets)atossntlyatfo'clock A.M. The
societies will take their places in the fob
lowing order :
Bt.Tratar'a Oadsts (L. Lynch captain \
east side of Ninth street, right resting on
north side ot Marshall.
Catholic Beaefloial Boeietr ?John M.
Biggins president?, west side t4 Nmtli
Street, right resting on north ?ide of Mar?
Cstholis Knights of America, Rranch
14 (.I' Catogni president), east nue of
Ninth street, right resting on south ude of
Catholic Knights of America, llrancb
IS)(A. L. Maaarier president?, west aide
of Ninth street, right resting on south side
MeOill Catholic Vnion 18. L Kelley
ptcaidsnt), east side of Eighth street,
right resting on north side of Marshall.
WSBt Bad 0. S. ami b. H. U. J. Cream-r
president ?, west rids of Kigiith street,
right resting ou north side of Marshall.
Aii'-n-iit order of Hibernians (J. J. I?aly
preaideal I, cwt side of Eight h street, right
re*ttng on south side of Marshall.
Bt Patrick's Beuntlcial (Thomas Davis
presHtent ), westsideof Kighth street, right
resting on south aide of Marshall.
'Ine line of march will be up Marshall
?tre.t to rourth.theucetoGracehnddowu
to the episcopal residence, where the pa?
rade will be reviewed by the Bishop and
cier?y ; tbence through Capitol Square,
where the (ioveruor will also review it
thence to llroad. to St. Patrick'? church'
where ?ervicea will be held andapunegy
nc preached by tin? Rev. Father Pail?n, ?.f
Alexandria Attt.r ??rvieesthe parade will
re.orm and much down Tweaty-titth to
Main Main to Fifth. Fifth to Franklin.
A10.1"11' Vini to Broad. Rroad
to t-gnth. where the Chief Mara?al and
staff will review th* parade.
TUB UALSll AL'? A10M.
The following gentlemen have been ar>
oointed on the chief Marshal'? ?uff and
will report to aim mounted at 8:?o o'clock
on the morning of the 17th. They will
wear silk hats, dark suite, and green
sashes: P. J. Reilly, W. F. fieddy, J.T
Capston, John Murphy, I). J. Coletean
John M. Biggins. James J. Creamer J K
Molloy, William Daflron. Philip O'?eil'
George A. Cunumgham. Joseph W. Laubei
James A. Nolan. I bomas Davis, 8.1_ Kel
iey, John J. Daly, P. W. Caaiungbam, A.
!.. Ma?ntier. Michael Cox, Charles Proisa,
Maurio? Johnson. W. J. Quiglay O.a-I??
Ta?l?ir. Michael Brr??n. Charles Malinnev,
.lame?,I ltan'tin. John Moore. Jamea T.
Fernter. John Ahem. Fat. McOovern,
John Halev. James Melrin, James Mo
Df>n<iuifh, Thomas Bvrnes, John SinnoU,
John MeCreedy. John Keavt-noy. James
Hayei, John Mot Inverti, lohn D, O'Keeffe,
I). F. Haettna, Fetor T. Miiiphy.P. J. Ryan.
James Haley. James Kedtnond, Daniel Rig
gina, John Belief, John H. Neaule, Jam?-a >
ltftli.-n. A. J. CavanaiiKh K.J. Hocan,John
McKmlev. Felix Keegati, John l'-a-y. P.
H. Donaboo, John M. Itvall, F.d. Donahoe,
.lame? I'hillip?. Thorns? Harry, James L
t) K?-fie. M. .1. Daly, Thoeaea o'Oorman.
ileorg? Connors, Jame* F.. MeKlBBBV,
Phil. Hl.ea. A. W. Ros-ne. John Sled!. P.
T. Martin. Otorga Himtit-ter,Thomaa Mnl
downev, Lemuel Lynch, James Molieran,
John Teepey. Pat. Kalter, P. M. <>'Don
aalL John Powers, John Mulcahey. and ;
W. L Fitiegan.
Th- tWBqaet at nicht will he at Zimmer- i
mann's. A meeting of the marshal and |
?tAff and of the various cnmmitt-eB bavin??
eharge ?if Ute arrangementa will be hei.i
at tho Oathsdral Hall at ?1 <>' lock thii- ?
eveaiag. Iniportanl baarneaa will be
trnri?nctcil and all aro re<>iiested to attend.
THE STATE COMMITTEE TO MEET.
Member? of fhl? and the Kierntlve Com
nillt-? ?Tho Convention's Work.
The Mate ('?ntr.il ('"mmtttt-o of tho
Ii.-:i,oBTRtiC |>nrtv in Virginia will moot at
the Exebange Hotel, la ?his city, at 12 M.
on tin- Mt- laataat The eoBsarlttae Is j
constituted as follows j
Pint i?.*tr,' t : T. I!. B. Wright, Tappa- j
hriniKiik. (< liiiirtnati) : Lloyd T. Smyth,
il?-.?il.avule; I.. 1'.. M'reliant. Fredsrieks
barg; ftober! McCaadliab, Saluda, and
P. riet eher, Jedkia's Bridge,
Second District: H. tf. l'ronti?, Suf?
folk; .i. T. Dake. Fortsinou'li. W. M I .
More-ock, Wtlliamsbnrg; J. M- Willis,
Hampton, and E. l-otspeon, Jr., l' it?
'Kurd District: E. L C. Sett. Ash
Ian 1 ; W. Kvati. Richmond! Meede Han
kins, Richmond 1 J. 1?. o'D.-ll. New K?'Ut,
Bad P. ('. D. Fanner. Mancli<stor.
Fourth District : P. Ii- Laeaiter, Peters
bnrg, fehatrman); T. N. Williams, < ?arks
?C1..I-; N. K I?mtmll, LavrraatisvUle ; U
P. Hargrove, Lambrrton.and B, li.South
ull, Anu'liii Courthouse.
Fifth Dletrict: Ham Woodiag, Dan?
ville; Ban. Hatoher, Halo's Pordj P. P.
Watson. MRrtina ville ? D.W. Bolea.Hills
ville. and J. W. Heckler, Indepei dene -.
Sixth District: P.A. Kris,-. LyncbbUI.
(chairman): W.U. Ellis, Christ in nsburg;
Woo I Bo elm. Jr.. Hahfai Coarthouaei
Num. GrifflB, Liberty, ami W. (ilasgOW,
Seventh Di trict; B. H. Moffett, Harri
aonburg (chair mao); M. L. Walton. W( --i
?took; P. II. O-Butaon. Hperrvvilles i.s.
liartia, Beotteville, and H. C Brrd, wra
Eight- District: I.. Marburr. A'oxan
ilrni; .1. F. Kvati. An -?la: <?. U. P. IrU ?
lett, Calpeper; T. H. Bevin. Edge Hid.
a-id <?. S. Bnackleford, Drange.
NiBtfa District : .1. P. Martin, Oral ?. I.
A. Lrneh, Tazewell Coarthoase; ?'. M.
In- -. JoaeeviBe; s. W. Williame, Wythe?
ville, and W. B. Ajera, Lebanon.
Tenth Diatricl : .1. 'I. Colera in Loviags
ton: B. 1 . Coleman, Oak Forest . id.
1 s, Btannton; W. M. McAlister,
Wejrm Springs, and W. A. Anderson. Lex
iBBtOB. J. I AVi.-i. BtXTBOB, 01 1 I man.
Jam 1 /.'. .' her, 8 cretarv.
TheExecniive Committee trill snobe
asista of : W.
\. Jonen ol Warsaw, Pirst District : M.
Glennan, of Norfolk. Second Distriol . <:.
V. Meredith, of Kin.mon,l, rhird Dis.
trict; W. I. Atkins, ol Boydton, Fourth
Di-tnct; W. I. Sutberlin, ol Danville, Fifth
District ; Miles Martin, of Charlotte, Sixth
District; T. B, Martin, of Beotteville,
Seventh District : II. Sbepperd of W irren,
ton, Eighth D Blricl : I;. A. Aj .< a, ol Eatill.
ville. Ninth District; W. A. Andereoa, of
Lexiagtoa, Tenth District.
The committee will decide the bai 1 of
representatioa in the state Democratic
Convention, aad the time and place oi
meeting oi thel l "!??. lin? repreeuata
timi in previ -us eoaveatlons bas generally
ii.-. ti ..n - delegate for every >00 Demo
cratic voters. Toe eonveatioa will elect
four delegates st lare.. ud two delegates
.- E - ?rea lonal district to the
National Democratic Convention, ehooae
presidential electora, and elect a State
Central Committee i?n?l it-, chairmen.
The iiliin of chooaing delegatea from the
oitytotbe Btate convention has not yet
been deetded apoa by the I lit*/ Committee.
The scheme for voting in effect direct for
esto Chicago, winch waa laid mi
leal the las! d.tins, of the dobj
in." ?-. will, it is thought, be ?gata
brought np by its frieodn It 1? also pro?
babli thai a primary plau for electing
di . tes, im: BotiavolviBg u 'lir?>ct vote
for the Chicago repreeentativee, will be
To-Morrow Kvi-nta_*| Mimirale.
Tbs tit traction at ths BssjgfnsBi to-morrow
evening will be the New Vork Philbar.
monic Clab, with Engene Weiaer m direc
tor, and composed ol the following arttsl i;
M--S M-ir.itti s. Weed, contralto: Engene
Weiner, flata; Ernst Mahr, violoncello;
In., Iho Id H an: 11.an 11, viola; .lohn Miir
qaardt, violin : BcbaatiaB Laeadner, violin ;
August Kalkhof, double baaa,
ii.is is the exoellenl prograaua? ar
ranged tor theconos-rt: 1. Sextette, " Pas.
t .r.ii." pp. kj. (.Thea Qoavy lj " Boado."
(Theo. Qonvy -composed t--r and dedi?
cate I to M.-- Ni w Vurk Philharmonic Club.
2. Violon? lio solo, (a) " in the Mi on
licht.i (('. Da\iii"ft'; >>,) "At the Poan
t.iiii."i('. Davidoff.) Mr. ErnatMahr. t.
Canzone, "La Capinera," 1 J. Benedict,)
ithit..- obligato, Mr. Weiner,) Mis? Marian
s. Weed. 4. "n " 1','iuirtiizo," (O. Hollaen.
d?-r ' : i '. I "Soaniah hain.-e," if. Corven,j
Ni w V..rk Philharmonie Club. 5. Violin
sol??, Danse* Prigaaee, (V. Nachet.) Mr.
John MarquardL 8. QnRrtette, Op. S9, (L.
v. Beethoven.) (a)Menuetto gracioso, (6)
Allegro molto. two violins, viola, aad vio?
loneeUo 7. Pinte solo, " Sigbtingale
Serenade." 'Williiun Popp), .Mr. Eugene
Weiner. B. (a) "Tr?umerei," il;. Schu
inaiiii 1 : i'" " S .?iv ir.r de Parii," (E. tii!.
let,) New York Philharmonie Club, :?.
Songa (a) Romanze, "Since First i Met
Thee." fA. Bnbinatein); (6) llngsdnld Im
patienee), (Pr. Schubert,) Miss Marisa 8.
Weed. 10, Tarantella, /. Qodard,) Hew
York Philharmonie Club.
C.oetlie at the Callage?
Profeeaor Boatwright-of the school of
m..(lern languages, will give a lecture on
Qoetbe on Tuesday nighl next at I
lege, in - was promised when hia auo
cea-ful evening ??ti "L?sainaM \\.?s given
laverai waeks ?u'". Tbal testare was a
auecess, end the ona to oome willdonbt
l.-ss be BQually iatereetiag. The Profeeaor
will not sttempt a pbiloeopbicsl diseus
aion, but will tell of the bibb Goethe, bia
persoual chai-eteristiee.aBd theaecretof
bis power aa a man and writer. He wiil
; tin- life of the great Gennaa who
for fifty yean lived la Weintar ami i
the literary centre of GenBaay. Dut the
work of theautbor will not bo overlooked,
From the aentimental age whou Goethe
produced the "Sorrows of Werther" to
the ?Browning effort oi hia life in the pro?
duction of "Faust,n the development, of
his genius will be traced. Une can thus
?t-t in an evening the history ot otic of th?'
great oitnileets <>f the world and a correct
summary of bis marvellous pa-duetioaa
the chapel will be opened at TtSO, tho
lecture wiu begin al B. tad the paldie are
?nvited by the aenior cius* ami tlie eoUege
to hear the accomplished head ot this
growing and popular sehool.
The Virginia SalR tilg sell ?nit Kidelitv
Tho BOO?9 for subscription to the stock
of this company wer? oBeaedoo th?? ist
instant at the o?ieo of tho Planters1
The torporatora deter__ned to organize.
when B^KjoJbX) should be subscribed, thi*
beiaa the minimum capital under the
charter of tho company, and it ???i?i
peeted that the rbroubI wonId poaaibly be
subscribed in fifteen days. The rapidity
with which stock was taken caused the
eloanta of the bonka at 11 o'clock yestar?
day, when the amount was reached.
Subseiiueut to tho closing of the books
many called in to nbseribe, foaounting to
bovoral hundred snar. a, to find that tlmv
were too late. The list of 8to?kliolder*. is
said I? those capable of judging, to be
the belt ever f?e?-n in this city, and troin it
can be aeleeted a directory that will com?
pare with any institution in this OOUntry.
The total number of subscribers Is about
-10, amoni; them being representatives
from several sections of this country.
Mr. Face has received many cougratula
tiona upon his success and the rapidity
with which the stock was taken.
KIretrleal-riant Rite fiircba*??!.
Johnson's Island, at the foot of Ninth
Btreot. has been purchased bv tb.i itich
moiid Bailway and Electric Company. It
will be raw -d about four feet, and will be
used as a site for a new plant for th? man?
ufacture ot electricity for arc-lights. The
pr.ee paid was about $.1(1.000, and the plant
will cost about felAOOO. The Seventh
street plant will also lie operated as here?
tofore. All the contracts have been given
1.1 c e n ?e-Taxe? fur 18S3.
The licensa-taxes of 1892 have been as?
sessed and placed in the Auditors office,
and will remain there for the inspection of
all concerned until the 31st of this month.
The Committee on Finance wilt meet in
the Council chamber on Monday and Tues?
day; the 21st and ltd of March, between
the hours of 6 and 7 F, M., for the purpose
of hearing and considering appeals troru
these assessments, and those interested
are invited to be present.
THE CAPTAIN'S SIDE.
VVITN?SSE8 FOR THE DEFENCE BEING
EXAMINED BY THE COURT.
The Effort ltelna Mad? to Impeach tha
Commander'? Acentar and Equlp
When the naval court of inquiry 'net
on board the monitor Ajax yesterday
morning at 10 o'clock the examination of
witnesseA for Commander Graham ws?
begun. A certain line of questioning was
followeil. the intent of counsel for the do
fence evidently being to break ?lown the
evidence for the prosecution by impeach?
ing certain witnesses on that side.
(leorgeH. Davnlson, aBJIBBSSSl'S yeoman, j
was the first witness -ailed. He testified
that he recently heard Pifs sav: ' la?
Captain is down now ; lot BS turn in and ?
down tue Chief Kngine.r an 1th? lio. tor. '
He said h? would not like to say thut he
Would BOtbeliSTS PUB "ii Ms oath; but |
that if he (Fifei were the least under the
influence <?f li?iu.?r and his personal inter- j
??st st stake h?< (DsTldsoa) would hate to
bel ere him The witasaa was asked why
he did ni t report what he had heard File
MM to Commander Orahii'n. OS re
BUad that bs did communicate the in?
formation to the Chief Kngiuecr.
mie of tiiose agaiaet wlmm the threat was
made, and that be was under the linpres
sxiti tint this ofhcial would catr.v the mat?
ter bafote the Captain. In reply to a
query Davidson stated that he knew oftbs
misten.t do combination t?> d<> Injury
to the Commander. Beaaid Pife oaeeisaid
to him thai ii- 'Fifei had told Mat- h li r
a story. " lint [ do not know.*? explained
tiie witasaa. "whstbai oraot tbis?wasdpoa
t.. bung Mr. Fuller back to the ship? after
he had DSBB BWBJ BSTOad U?S usual time.
"riiECAirAis's mm? now. '
Charles BaardoB, ship's writer. t"st:h"1
in sabstaaooai follows! "'I bsard Pus say
soiic nu:.-ag?', 'Ths Captala'a fixed now.
and the Doctor and Chief r*ngineer ought
tobe liad.1 leould ootbeliav? life .?n
his oath in anvtliing that would greatly in
leres' bias. Ida BOtinOW thai he <vr
told me a lie."
Ueorge W. Brooke, the machinist, said
he bad knowa IrlqBipmeat-Yoonuui Pifs
sines he earns ob board the monitors, and
that he one? beard him in speaking of
Commander Oraban say: "<i ?t d-n
hiin. I will report bin to tbs naiv." The
witness in continuing bis sTideoee. said :
" i rom what I know <?f Praattss I a ?ul I
m.t b?liers bim <n oath. IwasprsaeBl
when Pife threaten. 1 to report the I'oin
uiandmg offioar. bat be was oa each s.I
tet*ms with the Captain that I though; it
would be bmI<bss for me to haTe sain any?
thing; and wi.iie i know it was ray dut* I
bo have dOBS so 1 felt that 1 would have I
mailc do improasi? n* Bs said bs know of
ao reason wnyhs oould not babero Pife
Koli.-rt Conley. wardroom -r. ward, was
sworn and testified that he board Fifa, in
sj.cakiiiL' of Commander Graham's trou?
blas, say: " Ws bare downed old Jimmy,
and w<- will down old laylor." Conley
?aid ha nportsd tbs matter to the cm
Jamei M. Edmonds, ships painter,
stale I that bs had -a;d 00 the OQtSid? to
the conn--! i r ths accused that he would
not bain va Prentisa or Pife on tb< ir oa) bs,
but that he would not id.?' t.? bbj that
npoAi bii oath* A question thsa intro.
duosd by Lieutensnt Waller, for tbs de.
fane?, was objected to by thsJodge-Ad
oo tbs grounds tiiit toe so 0* d
was endsBToring to sbako tbs Integi
hi* own ? itn? - . 11. ? Lit ntananl W all? r
denied, Ibe court was cleared and laded
t . sustain ths Judge* Adv?cete'? ob
1 bs question wat i ? ? i " What
w-re ths BZAOt word? yon BSSd to in.,'
oounael cone? ruing Pife and Preal li
" I said l would nol I sliors Pife or Pren
v.-rv t.-w man in the ships," replied
he mi? N..| -t':ai.
Ma-ter-at-\rnis Christian 0. Laissa tsa
tified that, from Pife's geaeral reputation
on board tiie ships mid trom in* l LaiMB s
knowledge of tu.' mu?, he would m.t be
lieve him on oath. Be was asked hiarea?
son, and tatedtnaton one night in last
August Pifs asms to bim (ths srit?
DSasJ BBd said: "1 saw a lii.m w no
b .1 been ft mail-carrier on the shore
Who told ni" that you and Ma*
cbiaist Bmith have stolon oertaia things
from th.- gi v.'inn..int." Continuing bis
testimony Cars in, said : " I uked Pifewbst
I was ws bad taken* bul bs would no!
sav. Bs sskod me to tell him what I had
stoles m. 1 be would make it all right. 1
then told bin thai I bad not taken any?
thing belonging t. ths gorernment, nor
bad ths machinist Bmith) to my know?
ledge." Laissa then waal on to explain
tii.it the witassBBsib whoa? preeei
conversation between the mail-carrier and
Fit.? was alleged to have taken place, do*
piad that Um tornit-r had said any luch
thing concerning him and tho machinist.
" i i.rvnss a had mas."
"Fife a'so bsmJ to m--." statodtbawit
n> --. " that this mail-camar t 4d bin that
Prentiaa was s had man and had basa in
the penitentiary, I bass soy r.-a-on apon
t bs f.n I that thS WitBSSSSS on ?hors failed
tosnatainths statements of Pifa toma."
"Did Fife ever lie to your" aske 1 tha
" < * ni v oa that ocri-i .i.," responde: 1 ths
"life." th..' witnsss continued,
"wasat ths tun" refarrad to rloing ths
duty ..i equipment yeoman and was at the
time taking ths inventory of the stores.
Bs did not tall me it would in any way
a:! Ctths inventory.'1
Machinist Bmith ? evidence practically
corroborated that of the rftaster-at-arma,
except that th? formel stated that Fifa
said he bad beeo giren tho information
egarding their conduct by a man named
Bushel, who was formerly a second-class
reman OB th? B?ips, lie Said he did hot
now ahethei Pife ever liad to bim at aay
nht-r time or not.
the ni ?' . am ibwiiiibi.
Blaekamlth A. L Potd wa ue.\t intro?
duced bv the accused. Ho said : " J huve
knowB Equipment-Yeomen Fife Blaee be
first cams here. 1 bave beard hua use
language showing bis feeling towards Ocas.
mander Graham, ll- oi naaid:'
hnn: I will have hm. <?? , DJ t-mar.iu! ?? I a:. 1
kicked ?nit of tin- navy. I one- beard him
aay one ol the petty offloers should not Be
fiii pp. -lover ' Jones, the machinist.' I rom
im- personal koowledge aad bis gaaeral
reputation on theee ships i would nut be.
lieve him on oath. No, I do not se.? bow
Fit.- had the authority to aay win?
or should no' re-ealist. Pin ami l are not
en frieadiy 'orm*. I baas Bay atateateat
that I would not beUeVS him upon my psR.
sona! knowledge >>( tie? man. IK? a. miaed
me ?Arotielv ot tliitie, tiiat 1 did Bot do."
Court adjourned aatil io o'clock M?-u
day liioiiiiu -.
MR, WILLIAMS^MEETINGS TO-DAY
II? Will Close Hi? services at Trinity
Other t Inircli Note?.
Rev. M. ?i. Williams, whose meetings
tin? past week at lr Bity Methodist church
were attended by immense congregationfl
mol resulted m over two bandied conver?
sions, will oouciutle hio hiiior.* here to-day.
At io o'clock tin morabog special ear?
vices will OS hold in the Trinity Sun li/
school for tho b-nefit of tin- children. Mr.
Williama will mase mi address on?l spend
the hour in eflnrtf? for tue conversion ?if
the scholars. At 11 th*? t-ervice will be in
th.- n.am body "f tin? church, at winch
um.-Mr. Williams will preach asid have
revival service? at til?? close. |l0W nietn
bei , w il l?e taken into the ohurch at this
At night Mr. Williams ?rill preach iiLrain.
his farewell sermon tor I
will bo followed by a grand after-meeting
and an overllowing meeting in the lei t:;r ??
room. Mr. Williams will leave on Mon?
day for hi? home, in (?t-orjria. but expecta
to return a^'am in tin? BpriBg or summer
and continua the mod work in our city.
" Deuth at a Frolic " will bo the subject
of ltev. Dr. H. M. Whartoa*a addreaa ta
men and boys at (?rove-Avenue llaptist
church thi-? afternoon at 4 o'clock. Dr.
Whart.m, whose htbon dariag the BOek at
this church have been so ricblv Messed,
will also prea.-h at 11 A. M. and 7:30 F. M .
and will undress the Sunday bchool this
Kovival service will be resumed at j
Ftiion-Siatiiiu to-dav. Rev. Otorgo ; li.
Hay will open the church for the rooep- I
tion ot members at II A. M., on-1 admini?- |
tor the ordinance of baptism. Hev. G. W. j
Carter will address the Sunday school tt ;
10 A. M. and preach at 7:15 1'. M.
There will !??? a special meeting of the
recently-chartered Disciple*' I nion of
Richmond anil Manchester at the Seventh
Street Christian church this afternoon.
Bishop Feterkin. of West Virginia, will
preach at St. John's church this morning
at 11 o'clock.
The New Oratorio Roclely.
The history of Binging societies in this
city seems to have beeu ever attended with
failure. One after another they have sung
their Bongs and then passed away. Hut
the singers of Richmond are apparently
undaunted by failure, for quite a number
ot them have recently organized a new so?
ciety for choral work.
The new society starts out under the
most brilliant auapioes, aait includes about
sixty of the best chorotis voies in the
city, all ot whom are trained church-choir
singers. The director ot the societv is Mr.
J. hini-rv Shsw and Mr. Edgar 1- Jostis is
assistant director and accompanies The
chorus ia now busily at work rehearsing
"The Holy City." which is one of the best
works of the celebrated F.ngliah composer.
A. K. (iual. and which was recently pro?
duced at tho annual festival at Birmingham.
1 bis work will be produced some tune
during the next two or three week? for the
benefit ot one of the city churoncs. and
tho soloists on that occasion will tie Mrs.
J. fctnorr 8haw, Miss Mati'l Thompson.
Mr. H addon S. YVatkins. and Mr. Douglass
QUEEN ESTHER THE IDEAL WOMAN
Dr. Callseh Praaehe? a Special Sermon on
Thl? Intere?tln|t ?abject.
In view of the fact that to-day ia the
Feast of Purim in tha Jewish church Bev.
Dr. K. N. Callash preached a special ser?
mon at. Beth Ahnba synagogue yesterday;
on "Queen Esther." The congregation (
was unusually Large and th'?dl.Acourse wss ,
pr-ui ..unce.l one of the moet finished und.
Bloquant ever delivered inthechurcb. ;
ilr. Calmen began by saving that whi.e
some writers have considered that the
?tory of Ksther is simplva poetic hctmn
ami v. ritten with th- purpoee of strength?
ening the people in their faith like the
Book of Job and Solomon's Hong, he was
inclinad to bslisre that it has a histories]
basii?. and that the Ahasueru* <?f lha Book
..i batnsr Is Ideatioal with Kanus ttys
tasposo* history, who rolad from sa? to
581 B.C. I h" narrative i? written in an
unaffected manner, with a simplicity that
denotes that the writer was evidently un
a? quaintsd and unfamiliar with the wealth
.if the court. I b? later***) centre* around
M.-rilecai. llaman, and llsther Mamar, is
an aaasaaltypo of tha ambitious prim.?
minietet cruel, ?hrevd. an?l relentless.
Morder?: is a character modest and BOBS?
Miming, who doe, n. t put llimselt' into the
foreground beeaaseoi me good fortuna of
his kinswoman. yet proves iiimselt a hero
in lint bOBI Of -langer.
But the story Haass around Eather,
who-? aaSBS is honored and loved in J< wish
aimais. The varieras arisan wars full of
h. r (.raise. Otbsrwotnon basa basa royal
Spouses like Zenobia, etc., but thane, how?
ever, were almost unset"-!.
Esther never slapped OUI of ths sphere
of womanly sweetness Bad dignity. Sin?
is an ideal that men havo worshipped for
I hu preacher then, in the beautiful lan?
guage which asually eharacteriaea In* ser?
mons, paid a graceful tribut.' t-> woman m
bar various eapacitiea as mother, wife, and
stator. H?- Paid that "th- hand that rock?
the cradle ia the hand that rales tho world,"
and that woman is bibb's beat prea? her,
teacher, and friend. W iicn the artist ?i-s r-s
to pat his moat beautiful ideas intofotm
be put ? it in th.- -nap? of woman. When
ths i sinter put? opon the cauv.i? the idea
o?blSSOU] In? p?a-e, tuer-a woman. When
th! radl? of the w.,rl I ? moved, th?
band tnat moves it is a woman's. Beautt
fully the Talmud aaya : "Ood eoald not
be every where, therefore h.> created wo?
man.*1 Sweet ar- the thoughts that com?
to our miada as w?- r>-i<t tos atoo ol Ea
tbar, sad on this }oyoui Purim dayw?
n ingle in glad cone? arse ths ioyuui songs
that rang the praii n : Queen Esther, the
GOSSIP AJ_THE ARMORY.
The New Trniip?r.mrt of ln.|iilry .Inked
for ? l!.e, -nt I nlKI inrntg.
The new oavalry troop, whiqh was or?
l Friday night, bids fair to bs - d?
roost flourishing military organiza.
tionsinths city when fairly started, 01
the i . papers, etc., hase
yet bean obtained, but forty-one
men have already signin? '
intention to enliit, and Captain Edgerton
B, Bogen bas been elected commandant
ot the coinjpany. lha lieutenant? chosen
ar?-: Mr. L. P. Campbell, president ot the
Co:,.ne n Council, and Mr. Charlas A.
Boss, s weU-knowa mal asiate agenl of
th..cit.v. rbs n -!i-ron.m:.--:..ii. d officers
will be appoint l al s later datebj the
captain eleoL it ia expected tha m a few
weeks ths t r. > ; > will bava as least sixty
During ths e?-sion <>r the Legislature,
and when the bill regarding tb? dutieeoi
tho Adjutant.<i. in'r.?, ,Ve., was being COU
?idered, Colcael lo Lane stem, the In*
? -p. ?tor-iier.eial, mad-- statements before
tti? commute? concerning several of the
off! ? is wbieh were objected to and caused
considerable eotnsMQt Ue assert
m his opinion the odie irs favoring tJ
wers guilty ?>t a i reach of disciplina ? ?I
one! <?. Percy Has is, oaaoi tbi s Ivocatea
ol the n . ? .-ed at tbs time that it
aas Ins in? ntion to ask a court of inquiry,
in ord.-r that the justice ot ti.barge
Blight he ii. ;
requested Govern . McKinney toordfers
leasioo i ( the eoui '. bul Dp to the]
tune bo act his -i:r--e ion bat be? d
taki -i. i :,..,; dB :,t thai
it was his intention to bave the matter
thoroughly rentilsted, la order that the
injustice of ths allegeti m might be
pr ... n.
i'iie following ^r" the recen! i
ment? m the i i il U imenl ol lot utry :
Company A?C. li. Dyson and B. A.
Company B F, ?LSpott, A. I.. Bbslton,
(>. l>. Bust, S. A. Wb?SS, an Id. ('. 'llloinp
Company C?M. N. Anderson, C P.
Carlton, s. \. Wolf, I., s. Beise, v. Kidd,
II. Mr?;. Catdozo, and W. O. Winu.
Company D?F. T. Wilkinson.
Company F. W. A. Phillipe.
HospitalCorpa?H. L. BurialL
Kill M ???lue on (h n ri II Hill.
An elegnatW RtnafRR w.-n teadered by
Mi?* Kate Powell, i-anum Montgomery,
aad Urna Jenkins toa large number of
their frieadiat Powell- Hall Friday ave
nim_. liris'ht lights, varied costumes,
BWeel maaio, and pretty faces all w?-ut to
lnak. np a scene of rare interest sad
beauty. The antertaiameat opened
with a grand march led Ly Mr-?.
1'iiiiipkins, goTgeoasly dreesed as a
popp] R?d Mr. 1'ierce in full dreas.
Mis- Pannie Montgomery, a pretty blon le,
r> presented a Snoa Queen. Her costume,
composed "i fieecy wlut.? material with
iparkling bead dress t?> atateh and a very
uir ?nee I Btutath, otada ? highly appropri?
ate and qaeeaiy repr?sentation. Ihe fol?
io ring were ameag the moat noticeable
costume?: Mi?.? hat" Powell a* Twilight,
in lavender lace with gold stars; Mrs.
Bootwricbl a? Japanese: Mr?. Jenkina,
Night; Misa Mau I Powell Tulip; Miss M.
A. t Isyton, Buttercup: Mi.? Lee Bmitb,
Miss B. Montgomery m Broadway
Dale: Mis* Clara Bmitb, Hani
Daogbter; Miss M. Floyd, Gipsy; Miaa
Carrie Floyd, iNight; Mi~? M. Apperson,
t?ips\ ; Misan. Williams, Fairy; .Miss .1.
Pennel, Nurse; Miae Mjttu? Nenzel,
Beb -i Girls. Miss s. fipparson, God.
dt -s of Llberti ; Mis? J. Thornton,
Sailor Girl; Mi-* P. Gentry, Huatrcea;
M:.ss I.. Qsatry, Old Worn m Mi??? L ?lea.
kin?, Baiabow; Mis- l.vi Mack,Gipsy:
Mis* Blanche Cos and Mi-? Bond, Nurse. ?
Miss H. Harrison, PeBUBt Girl Th?
gentlemen wer?- aleo w?-u ooataaied, .1.
Banderlia, Santa Claus; Gilbert ^.ih. 1 -
white and Bmmett Goodwin, Two .lohn?:
H. Rone,Dada; D. r^raneis, Basrinan; j.
Bterliag, Negro Dade; 0. ?'? lutter.In
dian; Charlee Mettert. Fnuce Georgs;
C. !.. Tompkins, Hayseed: B. I.. Smith,
I.? lier of the 11. nu m Hi.id; B. Bhoadea,
ChinamanlJ. W. Brauer, Hunter 1 il. i..
Atkinson, Wooduaw??r; C.Francia,B
black. M. Cl.I., Kuker; W. Bhaekleford,
.lap; l.?-e Ferguson,Domino? J?'. Peraason,
Sport; J. B. 1'oints, Farmer; Joba Jones,
Prince; Percy St.-wart. Dade; F. W.
l'itit-rway and a BBmber "f Others iti cos.
tumo ami evstdag ?lr?-ss. At 10 o'clock
the masks were removed.
A I.eap-Year Hup.
\ vary pleasant leap-y.'sr bop wa* given
Friday night last at the rceidsncc of Mr,
w. ii. Bleat, No. ran east Clay *tre?-t. by a
number oi young ladn-s to their geatfaVasOa
frieutls. . .
The oompanv participated in ?lancing
until U o'clock, when an elegant rapper
?.-?, :- reived; after which tiie torpsichoresa
ph ;i-nr? - ?ero resumed and k??pt up until
a late :
'ihe C mmittea of Arrancenu-nts wore:
Miss>?.-s I.-l'a Blunt, Mae-'ie W.-IU, and
Norma Edwarde. 1 he other young ladies
present were: M.BBB9 Verier. I'roftltt,
.1. ter. Maliory, Winfree, Htrshberi.', Ful?
ler, and Matthews. 1 he geatlemen in at
tendance were as follows : Messrs. Poisey,
Edwards, Sr., blunt, Charleton, Traylor,
Hszeii. Patch, Ciarrett. Fuller, vVoti?, l.d
wards. Jr.. Anderson, Spenco, and Libby.
Mr?. Hurtout aud Mr?.. Foizey were the
A largely-attonded meeting of Monroe
Ward D?mocratie dab was held last muht
at Retd's i fall, on Second street. A num?
ber of caud.dat?*? were present and
speeches were made by M?-?sr*. Lacy,
Blankensbip. ami (?raves, aspirants for the
? office of justice of the peace, aud by Cap
I tain F.ppB and Mr. Smith, candnlat.es lor
! Cuv Serjeant. Ad?lr?-sses wert) also fin?
I liv.-r.-d by Mr. Walter E. Orange, Colonel
? Spotswood, and Mr. Watson. The latter
\ spoke ou behalf of Commonwealth s-At
i torney H. M. Smith. Captain Brock an?
nounced himself as a candidate for the
? City Council. Thje club adopted a raaoln.
j tion condemning candidates who failed to
attend the meeting.
Mrs. Kendrlck'? funeral.
The funeral of Mrs. Lucy King Kendrick
! took place from St. John's charca yester
I day at noon, and was largely attended.
j The serv?-e? wore conducted in an im?
pressive manner by Rev. Dr. Burton, as?
sisted by Bev. Dr. Newton.
The pall-bearers were: Messrs. Frank
Sterns, Thomas Potts, R. s. Brown, James
Hargrove, John F. Mayer, and Mr. Murray.
The interment was made in the section
in the churoh-yard which has been owned
I by the hong tauuly fur a number of years,
HE ASKS FOB PARDON AND THE RE?
MOVAL OF HIS DISABILITIES.
Ths Petition ?Indorsed by Judge Alken
and the Jary-ltepentant sn?l Pro
rolles to l.lve a Hotter life.
The petition for pardon and removal of
tho ?ioliti?-al disabilities ot E. Huford
Grymes was presento;! to th0 Governor
yostorday aftorunon l?v Mr. J"!m A. Cur?
tis, Colonel Alexander Arch?-r, and Mr. .
Hay Thornton. The two last nani'-.l WSTC ;
on the jury who BBBVsfrtad * ? r s i i ? i, 0 ?'
onel Archer bavin?' beBB the ion man. !
The paper* aro qBitC bulky. I In v COBB-H
of the usual rran?rript from thee Bri re?
BOs-B, a petition ftt m l?fvn ?
lroin Jadas Alken, who presided at the
trial, and .n Bppt il signed by th-? jurv and .
The petition of Grytnes, which is written
in a bold hand. :s ?- fol
Born?* ' i ricr.
Vil.... . ? i' . . ,|.T,
Rbtwihibp, If wt i IS, i- I
To //-.? fikaal sei P. u. afi S m y, Ooxwrwari
I would rcepeeti ally petitioo rotor Ex-I
eellency t.?r release from imprisonment
ami the removal of my political du
Has, l have ilaeerely repented "t the
? . whiob led to my trial aud con?
viction, eod I desire to lead abetl r life,
and earnestly wish upon myrelmae from
prison to be in a position t? anterapooa
now Ufe un'!' r ?uch clrcumstan - - aa
would better enable me to i s s iu| .
my dept ndent famUy and i m
I sincerely tirom se ?ou thai it ti?s ?
i? ahowa ni?- I will i ; .
r?_r.-t u. Most r ,?? atfuUy,
Ihunedl V.. I<. Chymes.
THK ITflMB- 1 1 :
Judge AJkea. lettes read ? ;
D-Bvn lb, v?.. Pebrnary fit, I -
Hit Era ? ? ? /'. it. .l/< s mm v, (7on rat r ?
MyDearBir, The family and friendi of
K. B. Grymea desire to ask fi t b ? pardon
a few i lav s b fore the expiration oi bis sen?
tence, which wiil i-- torn ? i me dm
next spring. I" relieve him soi
lime i.? t ire he would be entitled t.? s du?
charse I do n -t think would be a bad >-\.
ample, end I therefore hope yon au
proper todoi . i - I '? d be w?l b
pel Hob and ash It.
In aa interview with hia wit'.- alter tin
frai, lo wo,.-ii abe ur..-.-?! me torscommen i
hia pardon. I was much impressed by h?-r
dei ? ti end Ball .command, bn
duty would not permit me to complj ari i;
h.-r request. Now, however, when be shall
haveaerved no to a few daya of the pen?
alty imp? ted, i feel that I may grant the
unhappy woman'a appeal. Bhould my re?
t?le sou to .
I give ?t cheerfully.
With very much esteem ami respect, i
am voir-, ,\,-..
[signed] A. M. Axsbb?
Th.- Rppenl of the jury is short ami in
about tni urani lona.
Pleasure at . ? , heights
An i:iegint BeeeptlpR Oivea n>- .Mr. mi
Mr. and Mrs. \v. K. Bache, of Barton
ii reception I
; . trout I to U
[_e bouse, which la beautifully con.
structed for receit ing, h
- \-1 placed m rare pi
n-' !??!?? thr igboul .is and
parl?n. Myriads of lights from Ismpsof
-, then lustre over the
were perfumed with the odor
i nn "i waa - ? i
out ths entire evening, the musioians be?
ing cones ded I ? :iin>t an rlaborate wall of
panne and ferns. An elegant ropp
i tlonawei ? i r ? l .m-l white,
th.i. . owl of
hyacinths and tulips placed on a mirror,
around which wa? twined a cord of ?milax.
i impended from
re. Mr*. Bache,
soin.-mi a gown of pink silk m fr?
ig, was assistt 1 in r. ? ? iving l?y
Mrs M. B. Hard in, in bl i
Mr-. .1. _, i . ?. tram,
I rnami uta and by a the,
Mrs. 11. irgi ",| n >, in crea
\ . were: Mr. and Mrs.
dr. an i Mr-. Bi nth, _
Mrs, Bheil nn I Mrs. Gi
Mr. nii'l Mrs. White, Mr. an i Mrs.
r, Mr. and Mm Paul,
Mr, sn I Mrs I , i Mr, an i Mr-., Lam I .
Mrs. Irwi;. .\its. Atkinson, Mrs. Smut/..
Mi-, Atkin on, Mr. and .Mrs. v
Mr. and >i;s. Williams. Mr. ant Mi .
i , Pi if -so;- and Mrs. Shaw, M.-s
st-'wart. Mis. Danner, Mr. snd Mrs
ater, Mr. and Mrs. rurpin, Mr. and Mrs.
Johna, -Mr. and Mr-. 1 OX, Mr. at.
II Captain and Mrs Fitz. Captain and
?, Mr. Faulkner, and Mr. CaldwelL
niaient Beceptl >?? '?> ?'??? ?te*? Mme.
I ?? Y. !.. I.V.? ?
entertainment a' th.- reeideace of Mrs. II.
Smitii. os ' Irov? avenno, I aesday ev,-uing.
Mr. and Mr?. Bmith, I f their
daughters, Mr-, ? ' i . U ? Lula and
Emma Bmitl >*?** in every
charming manu? r. Ai i present
? . ?
Miaa Trans JonSB, cre.im albatross, ?hit
ton, flow rs.
M us Cornells Bell, Nile-green -ulk, pearl
liiu Lula Bmith, blue ?ilk.
- Lottie Napier, white silk, natural
M.-.? l?uth Harris, b'.u-j satin overdreei
Miss May Hatcher, Nilo-green cashmere,
Mis* Becky Bpitxer, black not. natural
Mi-* Carre? Phillips, canary chiffon.
Mil Emm i Smith pink .?ilk.
Misa ?eorgie Stainbaok, bins esaslmsre,
Miss Minnie Kelly, cr. am Mbatroas, na?
,\?r-. \ :.-<? .'an", black I
Mrs. Cooke,! blaok faille, stoel paaaa*
Mesara. Btith Bell. Eddie Bell, C
Robbe, Bernard Webb, Bam Milla, W. J.
Hillsman, Cbailie Hillamaa, Walter War
n nor, Ordway Fuller, trank Brown, Hun?
ter Blunt, Powell Nash, B. Wbittet, Jr.,
WiUie MeConnal, ?Charlis Biohardaon, 1 '..,
Jones, and Henry Bmith.
An si?gent collation -
New? .\linut the >!|,un ;,
The greal event Monday night ?fill be
the centennial banquet of Bichm ?ml
Chapter. No, 3, at the Masoi ic I'emple,
l? re Lodge, No. il, ? ufern itheaecond
degree l"n I ^ n gbL
Bar. George ?i. Ray visited Midlothian
Wedoeaday aight and conferred I
greeof Master Msson's Daughter and or
ganised s Masonic Home Ladies Auxiliary
Libertas Ledge ..f Peifeetion, Ko. I,
Bcottisb Bite, wul hold its ngular monthly
meeting Monday night, March Slat
fourth anl fifth degree? will be conferred
and a hire., numb w of i etitiona for the do*
grseeto be conferred during the May re?
union will be pre ?
Lodge "f the Btrict ? Ibssrvsnoe, No 1 ff,
wUl meet on Monday the Mtb* al which
time the K. A. and P. C ?legre swill i?.?
conferred and other interesting bnsinsss
will be tTSnSBfltsd
Thanks from tlin .lunlor*.
A meting of the Joint Bibls sad I ?s
Committees of th" Junior OrderUnnv 1
Aatesioea Meobaaies and Order United
American Mechanics waa held at Qete*
wo.id's Ha'i Friday mgbt, when *ae*artaof
the rarioaa sob-committees wssa received
and lulls for the expense* attendant upon
the dessoatrattoBs and ri-u?.raising of rob?
ruary J'j.l were ordered i
A rSBOiUtioa wa- adopted thanking tho
ministers of the cuy wm? had m r
to their r?'?|U. st praaohs 1 ipeci ? *
on the llibio in the public schools. Votes
of thanks were *lso extended th.-?, ?.
the Mayor of the citv. und lbs Bicbmoad
How Hier? for tho salute; also, all ? tio-ri
who had ia any way contributed to tue
ssoesas of ths occasion.
llost.iii ( ....n- ilmeu tu V .It Kicliiiionil.
A committee of the City ('.??im-il of lio*.
t??n will arrive in Biebmood Priday night
ami remain over Saturday, i heir :..
is to inspect the City Hall. Tho Hub, like
Biehmond, has outgrown its old City Hill,
and the Boston Cousoil are now agitating
the qaestion whether they ?hall enlarge
tiio present building or erect a new one.
." ivriii.ni* un Hi ..i i Street.
To the Etiii,/r or the Ininxi SB |
The condition of tho pavements on
Broad street between Hecoud and Seventh,
when it rains n something terrible to be*
I held, and 1 think a di-.gri.ee to our city.
The pool? of water that remain ?luring
and after a rain, interfere with walking to
such a degree that ladies will not venturo
Kindly advise me u landlord's can be
j made to remedy this evil, orto whom must
; application be made to have tho nuisance
Beply in Sunday's Dispatch and oblige
Onb or M am y Surrauxas.
If complaint is lodged at the City F.ngi
? neer"a office no doubt the matter will be
! properly attended to.
A Vital Tllffer-tie?? I? Contra?!?.
Suppose that you intend to create
? rust fund of tSo.OOO; that y ?u have
nitud a certain object to be accomplish
in twenty years from now sa- i?> -ta
your son in business, or to furnish adow
for your daughter, or t-> provide Again
tho p?i??ibi!ity of want, for yoiirnelt ai
wife in vour old age. or whatever the o
may be, you wish to provides bra
fund for the Bccomplishmsnl of it: th
you prefer not to ?et as.d" si oaos the '?
amount necessary, but wish to appoint
trustee, and pay to him in annual mit?
manta a pum aiifticipnt. wit1? iatsress si
other Bcoatnalstiona that will result fro
judicious management, to realiae tbs fc
am ?uut of ?^?.iytH? at the end i if the tWOBt
p?mo that two upright ami conn?
' .nen. whose business it is to admini
ter this class uf fiduciary funds, each S
licit the appointment as vour trust
Bol . your rights ami ?
?hall be ?ar. lid.v . narded by the laws, m
oervision ol the State, and ample bon?
t the post ibility of loss : and bot
guarantee tin. sime amount of soeasaali
tion in addition to ths profits oa your is
tu. and thut both require I
annual instslm? at to be paid by von.
So tar there i* bo material difference i
the merits <>f the two prop- ntionaor i
Hi" m? n soliciting th.- trusteeship, but
. uawfaii lo )fi'i '" >?
? ? ? .
ha* "ii rud, a ? tpon regnssl at toe
. ? ?/ ?...
kl go? d bOllnSSS man would be able b
rtter ver\ quickly. He w?
say with, at heeital Is
? md, appoint a tro I
administer it, pa', in m
h u mis? If fi
and pnv?sgeof knowing at any1.
on of iu? b '
l ie foreg ing ia pi . ?.
? n tin? semi-toi '
of tl-.- \ ??? west, n M itual Lil ? In
- Company ->t Milwan
racts of other i wi ting in
?orpins or profit? -ar.. I i clase ol
anioPi.' and pail t.. ths bol l< rs
butta art entered J
i,.. !,.? randt m
Foi furl . r inf? rmal Iress Jona I!.
Cary i Bon, Uei kgents, 1201 Mam
v ttbe ] ?? '.
, I, the!
..- - i
D gold ind ? ? ?
I .'.r la-t the S- w ? orb
H id |
? i. This
. the gold r -
t i i ? ? ; i
mention? d, i imination of
he Insurance department
lie that every -I- ubifnl item
are [J...S . . ,
? :> port ibowB a large
1891. l he New York Lil
??al ? i u lai in* ?'? ? |
tile and base De
- tat M tin it :
-i rud. ma to toe csoi .
am um of |l.n b i- i.n ri
I In-1 imp m' ? m bracea in ir
in l I
and all ?a - interest t:.- ?
guardian, etc., bee
till p. .- -i . :.-t
? - . Is gen y in a Bdn?
It is organ: ted up ?n
tar sn 1 embraces the besl I si i of all
. be se?
cured for ;
within lafe busu sash
i. ideaBj el i. Brte,
115 sa B
irton M : ij a
1 lu.es. IrVl
I > ch? .,?
i are BOW tl
irgest and I
showfl here, Wl aun to design si
? rt K
svervwhere, . ; ? ?
convii.you of iteorigii ality. Bn
i the tarnt , i ; l nal
targe tradt '???? ii"--'. .
Thl? T. II? the Tal..
F.Mi-pBtl M. l'i.. Man H If). l'W.
Mr, Pill ???
Dear Sir, Please send me tweaty or
t w< aty five pounda ol yoar l'r lil
\ u can lend la one
half er lb res. It lafoi a
Beat? ?? fully yours,
e receiving hundreds of Isttersof
whieii sly a fair ui ?
Xbe secret oi oaraucoaaeia that out to?
baoco is at aolutely pur?-.
_, i. Pu narroR <''?MTA?tr.
" sjilen lui Opporliinitv."
'ih. ? ? 'i' i ?rieh
rs' -pi? nd ?' Art
do."is. Ar'i-ts' Proof .
of the most notad artista ?.il
erai inga, l ?;! Paintinga, 23 - . i
'. M. ob Monday,
: i. : ,.?_', al their it ire. N
A Me??i_e to III? hiiiimil.
In the Acndemy of Masie I ? Bight at h
0 clock admission free i, by tl
Mr. Davenp.rt. Ail arc LUVitt I. Ladiefl
? I _
1 l I ..; ? ' <
tjr of new Btvles al K_u?_uNN? ? .
i irth and Bi
I'iaiio? at five llullar?.
V---, tl i amount paid monthly will
aveaiaa ? a i.i i'i.u.-i which
ha- b.i asad from Manly I?. I. : .'. ?
Main Btrt i a< ?r Ninth.
The " Domeetio " s wingM-cbine Ootn?
of Spring BI - I ?- bion Publi.
.ih gusa will be furnl
The ! ? diaplay ?-f Fine Art
Goods in the Soiitii at I. fhers .
Am :. I th?> Ruction V '.ay morning.
Tii" n?-w Citv II ill will cost big -..
but \"ii cao sh >?? yourself with vsr
at Heller's, m i T ? art l'r.?a l sir.
Spring designs in tuttt-rn? a* shown bf
s, wing Company, uro at
il "f at!,-nt; IB.
li _U 110 to anv address.
\rt will attend the sale
at Lett a :. Bi hers on Monday morning.
Hellor's, :U7 <-H*r i!r h?-ad
quartera lor tho best Bones at I
print -. _
<?i i .o-, f ?r Churche?.
Before buying it is the ?lutv of every
aharch eomadtiee to get ?iur pr
test our Organs.
IfffBBB B, BklBRRJ I C>.
Ladieaf Spring Jacket?. Blasera, and
Newmarket.* in noboy, stylish makes at
K ? I I- MA -, N ,1 ( .
cc.riit.' Pourth ami Broad sti
The latest i<lea* f?,r Ladiefl and Chiliron
are beautifully iliastrsted in the Pattern
Ful.heat ions f,,r bprt-ff, shown by ttie
"Domestic" Bewina Machine C?)tiipauv,
'?'J Mam street. Call and get a Catalogue.
Early season novelties m Millinery at _
Kai'V-ann ,t Co?-,
corner Fourth und Broad Btra?-t?
Attend the ?ale of Loftwich Brothera'
Fine Art Goods, embracing En_ravin_s.
Artists' l'r...?t Etchings, Ac, Mouday at
10:30 A. M._
Call and be convinced that Heller, at 317
east broad street, is selling the best Bhoes
for the mouey in Richmond.
Every saloon in Bicbmond has Home
! Beer on draught uow.
I Richmond has no nsw hotel, but it has
I Heller's Shoe House, when* tbey are sail
i lag the bast abose at lowest pnces.
Pamilies in win b thai
cal calino' !?? I. u
and r-,other? Ifnagii a th.
Piano, ve' i? . ?
happier bv n..
throogh a vi-ii f?? Mai t. ??
ranerillo? the li-,,.
On tho lath, at i
ip V, - i-l '
in-? ibip bail? ?
I.llll ell- -1
.\ ? m ? H
mug t.i wttn?
th? i ,
t ?r a ?
will be run to the
the trn'ii will li
Ohio ni.?engsr ?
iniw i at
F.very loyal citizen ?
It's a? ?-'' "'? a< and -
U..I? i. . I
will k i
Palms. Perns, u
Kvcrv ?ab? >n in V i
?n the greet i
Orive it a tria ? I
Be r. _
ggaansl for Home aaa^Ha^Baaaaal
Vio!' ' -
riarn?"U Bl I I
Wh"n Baby w*? ' v. we
When ?h?- wai a
When ?Uc Ua 1 ? m
Kur Basset m the I
ilrink th? tlr.-nf ?? l
I? a vsl-i i
\ i .
i? . Inn
A M \
ni vi" ? ? i ?: i
BEEN, MM \
is a pleasant1
young ??r ?.'.i. siiiii'i.- ?
N r 1
pn?'ty and tan!
richly n- .t r ! in i.
s, however, wa
lack of ehai
' ! w ' .
ni? ailing :
QUIET i i i ',
short, th- clothin
? f th?} ?i :
out ? v? ti ai
iit?r, of t
SU'dl. \\i I
I'l'-.m in niakirj_ tip
Our New Spring
ami aa a r? - i.'. | J
ClotLiug as are
vim I If BO 1
way pofB-ble ;?
If. ou the ?dher In:..
take it for gtBB?w4 s-BBl : I
-t, our :-,:;? M ?
say by reminding jou that t
we've describe?! c.?:.
lowest of low prices.
atar See our BBW BPBIKQ ?
f?*r Bat our now ipt-_|
LAV. (i ll AND BMAI I.
ar_r las our now sfgaaj ?'
BUT t?eo our lew -i