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Pen Pictures of Personagesin
Palmetto Tragedy.
CONDITIONStTHAf LED :TbfilV
Tragic Ed dixi^ of?: Brilliant; Editor
Who Abolished: Code Duello;
bearixg ox; GoxzALEs>s FA^ne;
Politics 3lnke» Strange^ Bcd-Fel
lovrs—Jim Tillman and :'x.:Gf ! "Go^:
sales W«re/ Politick F>icndsryi
Besrlnnin^ of / Tilimah 'Era^Ben
Tillman's Trlamph^RcleKated JinV
Tinnian> R ; Father to private Xlfe^-
The Senator onir; His {jfcnheW
Haxe Xercr Been .Political/Confl
dai > tll r- T he Elder: slan/ Alrald of
Hi* R ccklrss Relative. /
A RcntlcTnan now ■ :, jn ; ; Richmond; .7x9*o*
Is acquainted with the personages'/.yrhb)'
figured In . and- with the conditions which!
led up; lo South Carolina's /receritVde^
Zcpl on bl c trar^d y j gi yes the Dlspa tcto' f'th^'
■fo'.olwihg. interesting narrative r'elati\ ; c to
the current exciting events in the Paimet
to State":; -- ./ ; ' ■ . •.- ..;-. "-'v™'.-."; ■/'
Tall and straight as an Indian-^tbwerlrig,
several; Inches, beyond the : y: six-foot
mark— with long, black hair ! fanirig ; to his
shoulders, and unlike an. Indian's l only. ;
in its p*opensily for. curling; with large;- ■
hjminous.] laughing eyes; cheek borie's'and/
cose prominent in character and return-: I
Ins again to the Indian - - type; mouth !
large and made of suave, 'caressing, mo-;
bile lips. ; which. ;in cori junction .with;' the, '
eyesr; regard "you'/alniost/ lovingly / when 1 |
ho a ddressoE - - you, '. v whether ■ you ; be ' his : i
most intSmate friend or the veriest istfan//
€. e r— these kre: "characteristics „w hich ■ af" |
or.cc- f>ttract;ar.d ; captivate Vstranser'
thet first meets Jim- TillmanL In despite.', j
even, "as may "readily be) or the'mostivio- I
lent antipathies '."previously, formed./ for j
the >man.- Brilliant, but/erratic., gifted.- j
reckless, and dissipated l - beyond the mea- I
sure allotted to ; andjridulgedi in/by/ the i
"&\-crase -.man;,' popular" to; a degree., in i
epHe of his defects, of' character; an Im
pressive and "" lmposing /figure,':;on;/th]e
"sturnp";" calmi \ deliberate.' ; and ' incisive j
In tbl style of ; his a style utter- 1
ly different from /and opposed .to the
vehement / and impassioned * eloquence /of .
his famous unclo— unrivalled in' his State
1c .th<»_ : mastery/ of 1 the-weaporioffsarcasm:
in readiriess ; of repartee , and- effective ■ |
answer vbef ores a. mixed, audience— or in |
»droit evasion, more 'crushing because -un-i|
tobknd^ for 2nd- surprising.-- than any! at-ri
Icriipt at an sw e'r—sii cii / i 3 :: the' strange
»mbinat'on- of; connicting^elementE/pood'.
ar,d bad. of a' man to'iwhom^ there is w ;or j
rathei - was. Rio .place f of . pbweri: or - .emlf:!
nerice'in- the Stated of South- ..'Ca.rolJnav to |
which he /could /riot-: easilyr have : a.ttained:
h3d ..fortune-- endowed : him -with .moral |
fjusljties /to .match .,' those of /his^ person j
and'mlnd.. .;■: ■ ' '•■}:■.'■■- .', '- .., - « ' •
TillmanJs Victim. ;
Standing' i in (he -'foremost, rank .-.of-; the!
editors' of -his; State; In mental /force.) arid
atilMy; ; in 'We'-owtj? private j' char- I
actex.-and. a < fierce, ;uncbmproniising. - :re- I
/ -leiitless/ foe. ; and - flaßgellaritvof/ the: shbrt-;j
comings; of- mdn : in -public .life. /degerierat-: 1
In'sr. untortunaiely," into,. personal ifeelirig.'-;
3b\:se./ and vindlctiveness. a/ trait; /In
hp.ritcd. possibly, with the Spanish '■■ strain -
in', hit. blood: .stern; and reserved t among,
bis I f e'liows;." aria personally •' popular^ to ta;
■■dfisrre'p." .there was no/lin)it- to : the ; power
flnfl: influence for. gboQ which Narcissus
O.i Gofizales. naisrht have exerted ■; On pub-]
12c s fCn irs "In : South ?; Carolina '; " had vhe
qaalified-: the /ppwerVbf , his' pen with ju
dicial ;r:oderation. and edited: with- afmo-;:a f mo-;:
dicum of criarity the columns of- the great.
paper which ■* hls-b'rother and -himself -ere-/
Rted by sheer force of ' pluck and^ will» in;
3ie face/of' the most .untoward; and-dis
yjiiragintr-conditions, nndibrought. to the
3:3ge ; of assured : success ;after a' prolonged/
sg-ht' trith; unexampled difficulties.;/ //- i
Such are the' outline of ,tfie r - two men.;
■nhofeiinal and 'fatal encounter^ almost
-within th<>: week; has] agitated: their. State;
from centre to circuraferance. 1 'sentir a;
wave of sadness over: the entire. country,]
and* shocked/ the civilized world, whilelit;
has consigned one of .the actors; toa-prls^
on cell; and; the other to ; the ; grave as -
food .for the- worms. . ; . . •. '; -I
, ■ Enigma of Unman Heart.- .• ■
How true it is that, notwithstanding our j
common brbtherhobd, the heart of ; anothf !
tT." is- still an enigma" to his ;:fellowmeh.
None ' who know .; ] the rollicking.' 'devil-j
rriaj'rcare. but -withal.- k'lndly r hearted; Jim;
Tillman/ / would have ; credited i him/with
the . deliberate and' premeditated /act of /
taking: the life of anbther/In] cold, blood. : ;j
Tet : Gprizales. casually^meton itlie street;-]
- months after his last; known' provocation;] :
ft-aj. given. Js shot down ] without ■ a word
>f :a.ltercation; or a movement on his < part ]
;o indicate the purpose of a ".mutual [com/] I
oat"./ Was it; the' sudden flaring; up on/the" j
sye'jjof/: retirement /from : public i^ffice/^ of; j
tlie" lieuteriaritfgoyerrior ;bf ; ari/uncbritrol-j
lab]e- hatred," engendered ] by. the /belief/
that/to the. uncompromising .war on his;!
character, waged ' by this" man. he : owed ]
the defeat r of/ the .fair- hopes ; of vrts-j
Ing to still higher; place/andc power^wjtn;]
which he had begun the"csmpaign i forjthe . |
1 rut-crna torial ' office' the • y ear/bef oreT'-j Or/ 1
was it prempted/by : -some 7 trait ?in|.hlS;
make-up akin to the character, of r .tKoH
' Korth American/ India n,/ whom j thej-tj-pe
' of this scion of , a- pure Anglo-Saxon' strain;
strongly resembles/ in] soirie./of ; bis fea
tures—a trait which •/prompts ]] the 5 abor
; riginee with tireless/and unchanging' pur.
: pose : to track 'his enemy! to his : death?/ '.;
What was/In his heart/ whieriK he J fired]
that fetal shot in all' probability/ the; world"
win never. know, but: hisifrlends^ll fer
venllj* pray "that heVmayfmake, good. his
claim thai, he had t easori to ] believe; ]at ; the:
learl,. that he was menaced /by- an; at-,
.■:■ tack frorii GonzaJes. ; '•■};■■ ] ] •': '; - : .: • ..",
" t South, Carolinians have been/nptoripus-;
ly hot-Wooded: in4 the/past, andiquickvto
/ shefi i blood V on "a 'point /of/ hpnor.^.but.
assagsiriationlis ,ari ugly^ yrord|which:Uhe
/world - has / not •• been vront] to « associate
vitJi her'nrmc
Tl»e.Code ofthcOW School;; //^
-In the 0.3 ys of the 'old .school;:, the Jcode
was ' freqwi-ntly \ i resj>'rtcd /to?";: and/ sbai]e> v '
:ctiinei withcut .sffftcient "cause "jjor ; prpvo-]
'ration byV men ■ who possibly thirsted more
■f't or JblobdTatid icclau than ? for the i true tde-"t de-"
Sxriands^of'^hbnprvrf f Doubt less ithei^code]
'•was "/abused— lt : < vs-as? not' always • theyiest;
t»*r Ica«t tjlam cable man who walked away;
BMem the^ fleldeandl of ten; good iblopd |^as
vnncrcssrrrily sbefl. but it at; least' saved
■'^'l]j"c '^State r from the; worser stain i/which!
jVow '• seems tto i hayo ; been » put ! ner^ ; .
' .S!nr«l«" io - a - v « the firsl wl ? ot : fel ?s®i
to'the cbndJUons? which cpbtainea]
s *VP this|]respect* ]afterXthejc^v]was|abpl|:
" :^&aPinlSbuthl^rb»natg>astth.eitman/
iwb^c^used?itttbil^^putlawed^/aiid|Whor;
iStthel lamentediGonzales, wasf an. cdi-:
> ' 'tbr"'^Fbr'- vearlyXi^ol "decades. % cxten d ing
• from 'ihe-troublouß^Uines.'-of.ifWi.tofetoo;
iTiltnjanVeraWCaptalnS Francis hWipa^
? pubU^
clsm " a Pr9PCr COmment § L B^^
l i*-*!J M .' a ma - n . of undoubted 'icouragl.
i^&^r^llon-llke^physlqueJfHlst-cbiurage^
i^ y J^f' a^^ cstcd I fe V I the ; single! f act! tfiatTon 1
;**®i% n! Eht«; of :,. the ■..:■ greats ftarthouakel lp?
j a f I^? t °n. \ when > the ( veryl roundaUprisf of]
e.lsa-e .ls a - r * kwere? glylngr fway* arid ■ the' peo- i
Pie^were/.v neelng from ' their .' rocking;
i " O H^ 6 J to :thc-open- ! 6paceslforMhelr"llves;;
iheyorgaplzedfthisjforce- of e'dltors > iand ;
;prtniejrs.twhbjhy^theUlghtfbfiimprovished:i
-. (allow-dlps, •'■■:. , and '■'■ -. undeterred : T|by the'
! strange r detonations }'bf 'thatv dreadrfhe^r!
$ a^i.HP k ?9 wn fthunder,fwhichfbnce;he^
1^5 ... . never S forgotten;- '. labored <; ; thf bughowti
l t^ a -J--:l9ng^nlght* in ;; an unsafe V building |tp]
jset^qutv^nextl morning v an;; ; lssue;Jof:"hlsl
•paper,^ whlchTwotild "announceltbtajwait-i
5 Ing ■ * and Jan x ibus \ world that ; the £bld
.by^the:. sea*7survived. : andijhads'survrved'
-.this v tremendous convulsion arid VwreciT'of
-■nature i herself, vy ; A '^r '-!*'*,
"" "- ' -I ; An -Kycntfulv Career. '_ *• '."
/".Coming; to? America ; an; unknown eEngt*
■iish.:lad;andradyehturVr,r'at;;the;outbrcak^
iof^theKclvllfiwarri'hewthrewKh^ifortuhesj
; In*; the S scale ; with ; theY Southern ; Corif eder-v
!'a<sr.v and % made:; a ? gallant }■ soldi erf on*: the
fstaff t bffGeirerall'iFltzhugh:i:teeVhere7iin: ;
Vlrglrija. ;>V After" ;. *he •.] 'var he Twas i. attract- : \ !
Bd -to : the -journalistic '"field ■, In ■ Charleston^ j
.^.! 1 . e^ e J opportunity ;^ opened r her.]door.UoVso \
; , ea g»Hand j 1 ardent v"a 'spirit, f arid '•) together^ !
j^th'anbtherrbf' kindred; character. 7*7 * he Tbr£= i
fg&nlzed*and- built up the v 'New6;and?Cou^;
x Her; into": an { organ of potency yastlyipre-^
. po'nderating; over;; any ; other : in'f the ; Statelf I
iln; ( the v cburse J of -his ardubusVand'- eyenU-:
uuvi career ;';he2 : was ilnvolvedi lnvolved ; in ;~ various.:
\ personal*. differences^ and/dliilculties,^ and'
lwttle?hi6Vphysical^'cjbflra
2 .flUfestion,{/hei took a 'ptand against^thel j
'.tinie-hbriored /custori. of 'duelling '■• aroorigl
■ the/ gentry ..* class ; of " that ' ancient ' afistq^
oratic;; Palmetto'; burg-ra stand} which twas'
„ comparatively * easy v to " assume.^ not'i beiifg;
"*'to^the. manner ; born," 1 arid /comlrig' as a
-.stranser ' ■-. imbii'ed with- his "•; English *j ; ideas
arid I i pred llection s ■on the subject r% As \a ;
; result'- of ; his Z opposition -dnd^efforts ;; a
"aw" was ■fi nallyj placed iby I the) Sou th . Car^
oliria: Iyegislaturt yon her y statute.^ bobks^
prescribing a" penalty, "for the ; offence* 'of;
; sending; a challenge of In any- way/erigas-;:
iriglih : afduel/, which included the~bfferid
er's-deprivation^of all political rights; and
; privileges; of 'dUzenship. \ " ' .;: -": t ; *'
: ; For tlsis" service, to thc-^ cause \\ of; Chris- 1
*janjty, v and . of human : advaricementv Ca'pj;;
;.iln Dawso-1,"" -x";lio w.Vs a - consistent.' Cath*j
o!Ic, in ; r"ei3g"iov^ was knighted j by; thetHoly \
' Romany Pontiff.'" His : own bipod £ marks *in
rubric, this- abrupt change -In
thof fbc'al-laws^ .and conditions^ of : thelPali
rnetlo. State. .". , ' ,■•■' V_, ~~>< • J
■ •• .' i;\ "- 'A. Trag'lc intrigTie. ; ' ■"/-•:. ■;.'-".'v./'
: : Early >In the ni'ic ties I Captain .?- Dawsbti
had i installed l In ,■ his . f amily .^a : : handsome; ;
red-cheeked young ' French - .womaji" whom
he . had brought from '; France.' -and '& had
•inder .- his - personal protection,? as '•■ gbver
nc-ss of ;h is {.hildren. ■ ■ Lir. McDow,". a", prom^ :
irient", Charleston - ■physlcian.^a"n"d?near,
neighbor 0f ;.. -Captain ..Da wson.i was: -atj"
i tracttd. by.'and became enamored I' of 'tie
buxom .French 1 ; woman" who lisped
broken '^- English'.- so charmingly. ,*"ln"^ the 1
absence of the . family. It was; charged. 'i
he mad 3 j c iandei tine vl si ts Ito ith c S Daw? '■
son' dbmklh", '- and' v : flirted t outrageously
1. with the Fronds .Vgoverness whoi., as r the :
developments /showed." -was "nothings Ioth ;
lri^rooejvinSi T hls}ra.ttentioris.^ : ; The.?afffilr;
went^.toMthSj "extent rr r of. : . anJasslgriaiJon;"
' when:' Captajii "DaVson being ~made^awJirp
of ■ it,; had • thoCChief-of-Police. ; - ;
tlint ijniel ,'piac' ; %the movements '{of fethe}
• pair- under when "' : hls tgravest;
suspicions : as, -to Dr. : McDow'srdeslghs,
were^coiToborated. ; ; .';,,- \'.'% '.' ■'.j--.-"'"
-i it was at this; juncture r that'/brie v day^
'-about '•Sib'elbclv'jit:- thViafterrioonY-Tiis'usuaJ
hour j for ppirg\to"MSnner,,;C_ap^|nt!Daw^ !
sori" s ; boarded 'a? stfeet'rcar. : a.nd; ; w'asSseeh ; 1
■ li>';other^ pa EBehgers^tb , get \ bff_ktjajcbf--;!
'ner "i ln the .nfeig:hboThood of ; his ' : ownijaji d '
Dr., :' McDow'tsi;-: office" .■•and^resldencei'R-At '
nf ghtf a 1 1 he ■• T:ad • not * reached j; his _; : h_onj'e^\
. and ";• his .fa mily .were anxiously^ making^ |
M.nquirtes^:."'of^"-h;s;- - ;whefeab6ute.\v"l_n^tbe7i|
meantime,' . 'about hours "after*; the ;
disappearance from public i view:-; of f the" |
editor.'. Dr.\;llcDow;: afterj'repeated".'sus-j]
piclbus; noises ; hoard in:, his.'houpeivrarid'j
movements on *hip part werej observed >in)
'running out buying nails arid other, .things"
and i returning.' -finally'; tJiVew.'openlhlsTdoor,
arid' announced .to" the policeman- on j. the/
beat' L that" Captain ,:Dawson - lay.,'dead in
his bfflce. "■' \ .. '. ' ; — .'/^' : : : ' :
;; Jekyll and 3lr. Hyde. / ; ./'.
.-For,: three hours .or ' more • Dr./ MoDpw,
had ; been alone . in his office ; with no ; com
pai:y but that ' of his cbrisciericef arid f the;
dead "victim.' That he had suffered; during;
that fperiod; of time Is difficult/to^ say^
Biit it is certain that_fov ; the/time 'he
was: a -man beside himself. V! .' .\ .•
./Unassisted: by/ any one* herhadftorri; iip" ;
the floor under: the stairs of the 'residence '
portipn/af/jhis. house, and: diigi a .'grave i
in V the" earth /beneath. /and, '■:, although : : a
small /man. ;; he had then : dragged '. the
body of "'Captain Dawson. a .'man/? whp^
'weighed 'considerably over 200- pounds, \to
the excavation and tried j. to "'hide ; i t : away
in the' earth. But the / ; cavity /was,' .too]
'siiiall. and he dragged ; his ; ghastly i bur
den back asrain to his office, where/later;
it /was viewed 'by the hundreds Lof a horfJ^J
ftedKChrirlestonlaris who thronged >to |the;
house as soon, as the news'of : ,theLtragedy r ;
spread ) like : wild ; fire' over < the ( city? ? /r? ,'Vi? « f
',■■ McDow's .'defence : in : : the ;: famous $ (trial
that ensued ; was that : , Capta in /Dawson =
bad • first •.'-.■ threateneda tened to ; expose \\ him ft by.
publishing /him in his. paper/ and/- then:
had /struck "jhim Vwith -his .cane. .^What
McDow'bad dorie/'was attested? by/'tho
bullet- "hoie/ in : his , victim's ; side t\which,'/
though -; "not as'deep as a weiror/as .wide;
as a; church r d00r.". .-.served ; to let j ou ti the
gallant? editor's 3 immortal; Spirit to "roam;
the-fields/elyslan. //..-///;• - 4
I " His Accinittal^Applawdea./- / ;
"-"■ McDqw was: acquitted, the : : announcer :
ment ; of the .verdict ;being (rebeived^..with i
;by some /of -'the/imbre.
Ignoble -i sort ' who V could - not - forgive i the:
'greatjgaitor fthelr / real/ ,pr ,y imaginary^
t wrongs (even; at -the. grave/ /£-;:<'
-"■'Gonzales iwas. trained ; ; in: ,tho ;/ Dawson
;"Echbbi;' ; but:V"as" more" strenuous, in! hir
■'methods i thin his preceptor and . }ess ■ sub-,, i
ject^torthercurb'-/; ■Hejcamej'ori.flghtln'g,
■ Btock-: on' -his- father's /side; whb::was/:a ;
ieaderJ in : the; early. Cubari^ reyolu tlon s; and
at gallant official ; In : the i Confederate /serf]
vlcev^iOri! his "mother's ; side7he^as| do
-scehded"-fromVthel •: Elliotts'. i>hovareV of
•tn"e i'- best ; blbbd 'of lower ■ Sou th ■.: -Ca'roJlnfty
Had his/ differences "with/ THlmapgoc:;
• curre'd /under/ tjbe /reign /of.; the - code y he
Kwbuld tat/least /have /met /the.;Jatter/cn
even : J terms/ arid have had an /"■ equal
hcKance with' him :fpr;h:s,life.:i And\H:has,'
I Indeed f. been -matter/: f prj su rprise ] ; in \ Sou th^
' Carolina"- thatiG-ohzales did not] answer^ to
I theVarbl trairient of the" old la w; .'of ] honor.
: despite';- the]/ f act ; of - the : statute against
It!- For he started out/ wiui| L thei\repu-;
■ tatlori 1 : of being -■ a "man /bf- that* sprtj'of :
isnif it,'i> and " : ; It i-was i anticipated .". tl>atWhe
' i wbuldtshapei his l course of action jpn : «jo
|: lines/ thus/laid^ down. "j - , X
1 **ButV; he" not only repudiated t .the^ code.:
; -but went toT'ari^illbgicalleitremefinftthe
other direction;? and factually^ins one ; in-;
I -stalicoYbf /recent "record . penned^by| him;;
Uelf Invited * just ■ such :';a i onesided
ias S that* in^which^ heStost 1 his aif e;* coolly
hsuggestirig%?hls"opponent\thatihe^would;
lalrangeß hJs affairs .and -present-^him-
fcelf f unVrmeid 5 to i
U<Gonzales)S would/ riot |shpotiat]jthej I pth^rr:
I^Hls: words/ vybu^owai^;^wheiJ^he?re-|
I ceive<J [»his|deatht : . wound]? sufllciently^der.,
(monstrated^jtlie manifest absurdity'^bf
fs'uch fa? proposition. " - 'MiM
■ -^'Gonzales • and ; Jim ; Ti Uroan A v«re j jiotf al^
[ rwaye'i pblitical /or/ persona I ;'eriemles.jK se^
itw'evn "/: tho' : Teditor >; and /Ben/ 1 rilnjfanlwi]
eternal anrtilty' may' llterallyJb<s^«aldS<p
i ! havefexlsted^SiTbel ColumWat StateTnewi?
p&p« .haei- lts' orlsln bardv upon'^tjSj|
:jhl^ieiof3^eniLTUlnian>^flrata,elec«onfas;
iGoverpotit *afl ;/was|born:;wlth ;., tbej|>arg^
• j . - - - r 1 - , - * *. - .""..' 1 . '.. "" ."''■" ''-■-
CRISMOND'S ESTATE.
LATE 31E518ER r OF: COXSTITCTIONAt
: CONVENTION LEFT MUCH
/PROPERTY.
NO : WILL CAN^ BEIEOUNDi
Capt. and -Mr». : J. = A. . Thompson En
tertain la : Frcderlcksburg—StiffJa
.Wharf in - Kins Georsfe Carriea
■ . .-■; .':-.'-: ; ■'■■ ,■- '■•": -; '■' ' :■' ;;. ':: ': '-r^'< ' . ..-.":.
. .'•.■ ' .
-FI^EDERICKSBURG.VVA.,; January^."
.'(Spepial.)4A "] thorough'; search "; through; the;
* private - papers of ;Hon...H. F." , Crismorid;
has been made for. a : will and none ;has
been -found."' The impression prevails ..that
iheldid j'nbt; make; one. ; ; The ]estate is; said
.; to [be" worth ;?75,000. /This : includes 'his • life
-irisprance.- " . ' r -~/>,' / ■'. : . ■'■''■'■/ • :: '- i /
•'■>-Frb"m '8:30" to -10:30 / Wednesday evening]
: : Captain^ and '■. Mrs./ J,; *A- V Thompson .enter-,
Ttained 'at. their ":honie?ori :ivlain>;street,/in
; honor of '] their .'twelfth ".w'eddlhg.ranriiyer-;
; sary. ';>. Between - , these -; nours ,r, r the .]. hostess, '
assisted by/Mrs; vW. c L. , "Branrian/ - Mrs.":
:A-£: A-£ Bell;/ Mrs/ ; iJIy Chesley ./ and / Mrs^ ;
iw.f A- : Bell, ".received -a." constant' stream 1 of
' guests /who scalled | toVestend | cbngratula"-;;
i tlbris. ■, laridj^ to ,v eri joy 2 the • ]hpsplta.lity.]v so ; |
lavishly DuTrlng.] the /everiirig;
charming '■[ iriusic /was rendered : : : by •; ' Mr&? j
■' E;/'C.- Ninde : and /Miss ] Nellie ■ vKirtley."
'Fruit i punch -was/ served' : the ] guests/ by '■ !
\ Miss -Minnie f Wrbteni coff ee> by -. Miss -Ma-; 1
iinie -Chesley;/ arid "the ; following /young j
"ladies "assisted in : serving! delightful : re-. I
1 Cole.iMattie Tan
*Bill,^Wilmer/Wheeler.; Nellie i Kirtley. 5 and j
i Bessie V Chesley. - /Among • those v from/] out
;bf [i town ■: were;? Mr.' and Mrs./; W./ /G/;.j
lThbmpson,';Mrs^'M.;L..: Johnson,-; an]d Mrs. j
Ella^Borigers.K of ;] Richmond./ ■-- %, „
'■ '■■■: 'WHARF/CARRIED -A WAT./;; ■'•/.-■ j
Stiff s' : wharf, iriV King" George county.'/
"lias": been .carried . away, by] the amoving | Icei ;
, leaving " the' : pier 1". head /out-; in ; /the^ river.
with no " : - J shore/ connection: :] Last . v win teK
this L wharf • was carried away ] by . the -, : ice- i
-piling agairistit. :but:iti was rebuilt iri;the]
■spring. Wheri : the^ ice, came; this r, winter,-, J
thefowTiers^of^the'wharf./fearingjltiWOuW
be again/cut /down, removed /the; flooring/
arid ; piled it up on shore for? safe ] keeping.]*] |
and their -judgment- was/ correct. jfor./I the.!
: piles have all; been/ cut >dowri/arid/car^j
; rled away. : The i wharf ] will : ; be /again put ;
In; condition t for use in ' the = spring/// ./'/ ■■:
JAMES .a. CLARK DEAD.
, Mr/ James A. Clark. -a] former. /resident
: county, /who; for -the ;■ past "i two I
~ years ; has been . living- here, died at/ his j
home on Princess' /Aiine street, Thursday
night' of pneumonia/ aged; 4o yearsJ/Heis^
Survived by a v/idow arid -eight 'children. I
k^The"; members of :, the /Christian/ church] |
at ; : Bowling Green." < held ;. a Jcorigregatibnal
• meeting ' on Saturday . and extended l a/call .
to] their "pastor." Rev.' Richard 'Bagby,- for
another- 1 year, which /was'; ■accepted.^. Mr./
ißagbi ßagby ■: has filled i this pulpit most]; accept- ]
■ ably for.'.'seyeral" years,; and .has {endeared;
blmself.nbt only to his own "denomination',;
but ; ;to the whole .town./ :/;/.;/.:'/]:' :]/]'/] -J
; /A . large cannery -is soon .to be erected I
at : Dido. on /the /Potomac: river/^/ Mr.
Charles -E. ■ Davis? is the ]: leading /spirit • in .
the', eri terprise. ; which is ~, to ■ be / known ) as I
' the . Dido 1 Canning f Company. ? : It? is tb]ibe ; j
i brie [of (the) largest ]in J the Northern/Neck;:
"and ) the': proprietors I are \ contracting i with •
the ?f armers h fcr.j three -acres of \ tomatoes.)]
j Many/ of I the] farmers 1 along? the / Potomac.! j
river < are" plaririirig: to J raise/ tomatoes |ex~
" terisi vely sin * add.it Ion ! to ;their.bther'' crops. ;
.; •: ;.: ■;:;■ • MIDDLEBORO vTO/ BE \ SOLD.^.. ,- .
I Mlddleborb. ; {ri/KiriglGebrge /cbunty^the ;
'""ancestral > home .of j Dr/ : ' F; ; : F:/ Niride } will ; 1
I betsbld^] as » the". Doctor/ Has'; decided I ioj re-], j
j side's at;]Coibrilal -f Beach?] iThls'/pld jhomei) |
stead ■■ wks 'rf the -„ residence > of ? ] Dr.H-- Niride's
i]maternal S^cestors/'fpr;VaboutCone]^un-];
; dred '■ y ears.":s] It ; ,wa s/ the \ home"; of { thella tej
Mr/; j S//; Jir% S. : :' Brown;/ who S for /many/; |
\was V el erk (ofj. King 1 George. iCbunty^
'arid : Circuit'-; courts';'] and>. who"; has 'succeed-^
Ebn;ithe)lat'efWilliam : S.' : > Brown £
[Tb^latteflforjfiftyjyeaxslfilledlthatfposl-;
l-tionlvwith"; honor. //;__ *.-•=.">
?oi : .Fbrt/W'orto,-f.Te^'jha]ve|lssued^y
itioy^for/the^arrlage|of|their.|daughter.l
-Ml^^Alice?-.:WaU»lfsstpt^9^esror^DjLVld]
?Alexahde"r-Sh"e"phera;'^6fiKnqxv||le^
i'sbri fof the I late Shepherd; 1 ;? of
?MempWs. ? i.Terin?.-u and griephew|of;[Mr:'4G2 l
iWrj Shepherd?: of (this ? clty.'S The ■ceremony; I
twill Stake? placej in 5 Str JKA_ndfew*s^church,l j
jFort^Wbrth.TfonljMonday evening, Feb
ruary/2d,/ata6fo'clock. . „ - \
1 ■ ".-'A-, DANCE :lN i STAFFORD.'§gi|^
gTOnfFridayJK light;]' Mr; < arid yMrs:]'liUclan]
rGaraer.^|6f^tafford^g^vQafjellghtfu
fdan<^7ap4-^HPP^;LtP^thelr^m"arj^|frlends4i
lThose^preEehti,were I :Mlsses|Ha^let|^
Garrier^bf |i George; '£ IJe ftiel
I Butler^ Nanri le jg Cox;?/ Mrsl t;' S. T |! Newton^
:Beftha ! land|Ollle|Firi'es,^ Dolliej Sulllyari.l
iFeb"fy/gFlries;s Mri.l'Bel^
\ Bu tler.^Mrslf A]"^ Newtoiifg Mrs/JT/ASnell-^ j
j" irgs^f and f, Mrs/: .TV.I Sulliyan.'Jand «M^ssrs^.|
I Governor." Greene, JAJ A Garner.- J.^Newtbri;/
lE. I^ Newton, J. Dillon/; B; ; -^ ButlerV|Bf^ |
"Green,, 1 . R.-- Gray. I>. Newton, Mr^?and||
'Mrs. J. .Greene, and many others. Re
freshments > were served in , abundance
FoiTdfiweet music. added to the pleasure.
_Tvl«llfotil»le?.Wed4ln»ii%?^^e«fl7'el
jij^»^!sU«-.«-;.i -JJ 1/'1 /' ■■-■ ■=-■. V' v,,_ .«iSjS!^^
i;MAKTINSYItB.^^A^m»wy« r-sr -s
ftSpe^alOTMr^>^^liapf-£^^P#n»monV|
%anaierCof«^^wirltamnton^mi|A^l*f!
WII/L , HE: ACCEPT -THE SEXATpR^S/ PASS.
.Turner,-, of ; Figsbor o\ - were! married /Wed- T ;
nesday/ afternoon :at 6 / o'clock ;• at - the'
;horne?bf = the>bride's'sister,i:.Mrs.-;Dodson,;
;at^Bfosyille/'-Rev/^J:;>W.T/Carroli:vper-;; at^Bfosyille/'-Rev/^J:;>W.T/Carroli:vper-;
formeditheiinterestlng ceremony.'^ Mr.: and:
;Mrs/*Hamiltori: ; left;forJ?New/Ydrkron':the
train /Wednesday: evening. ;. W.
./Mr. James R.\Winn and i Miss/ Kate War-;
rreniWereJmarrledMast'Sundayimornirigiat;
?thejhpTrie" ; of4thebride's?father,ir\ear;Marr ;
"tinsville; ■Rev;:-.A: ! ; LH-Moore .iofliclatlng.:
The -bride "Is | the ; attractive | daughter/. of.
rMr: C.^S.viWarreri^and^the'groomViSithe
eldest-son "of/Mr: B. F.-Winn,', commission-]*
■'■er. 1 ; of A revenue;- ? - : . ••"-' ; ;. '.-.'-'■ ? ■ «.:■ :'•/-!/ ■/■';}:-''■ " /-^ /
>;Mrsl '■ H. ■ M.T: Duvall." of 'Roanoke, "^is vis
iting-; Mrs./ N. ;H;; H; Halrston,> oniChurch
street^.. ■'■•.-] ':;•'• -' : :: : P y^^Q^l^'^-^."^'.'^'''..
? Mrs.YE:: L..v.Willlanisori. and "Miss Lucy
A nderson are visiting relatives ; in : Farm-,.'
-villeJ.v^'-'.iX' ;:•■'"■ /-" - : ■'-■-■ "- >. 7 "- S-Vv-'-ii
- -Misse's'-Elsie 'i Swobpe and eDella'iDunkle,;
of i Huntingdon, Pa:, /.who % have ibeen ;
-several s' weeks ; the: gxifst' off Mr. 1 , and r-Mrs.
: Howard/ L:/ Swinef ord," : Jr.; ] : Broad ; street,
returned i home Wednesday.?v';j; : , ;>,'■•-.;:■
M The 'Tuesday Club ? and ; a>' number. >;of
' invited;- guests were > delightfully /= enter
tained ata" progressive .whist] pa"rty .'given
by- Messrs. aR. B. "Remple riandjO.v/D.
Reamey,- "at v the- residence • of .Mr.-- D../W.
; Reamey.:" Broad street; tlasti Tuesday ; eve- :
ning.;;Mcssrs. : rr Reamey.- and •* Semple" were
assisted .in'Jreceivin^by'Mrs.^R.jVß.?: Lee
and ' Misses? Annie SDil'ard'and^Katherine
Thoma s." V Mrs. : D; H.'Morris .pres.ded.'over.
I the punch y bowl: 5 After 'the? game : delight-;
fur'refresh:nents : were i served roni the :.card ;
tables:by Misses:Lyne Reamey.and Cecilia
Griggs. The prize, ; a 5a 5 handsome -pin, '■;■. was
won- . by £ Miss -. Swoope. | of-- Pennsylvania.:]
- responses ;- to T ■• toasts .; ' were
;made-by.Messrs:*G. v H.SMarshall, P..D."
Drewry, and; John R:;Smith.;;;.: .'.
STRIKE IS OB3EH;
{W6rkmen ;J Ordered iq/ASan
/ don Work on the ■ Ghes* "
•terfield-Flats.
, '■';. -A- /general , strike ;/has /been -■"- called < on
the - Chesterfield - flats, .'at/ the? corner -of
Srafcr'.; arid 'Frankliri ".-- : streets, and ;:woVk;
iwllljrriot .be '■- resumed.' to-morrow ;'• mbrn
;lng.? Every man/] including, the ■ negro ; la
borers,*; at -work; on/the; building,^ is now
■on; strike,' .arid ..will ; not resume '• work un
• til '{, this/ trouble ;; is ] settled ' and /the/ strike
; declared oif. .
'j'vThese'r statements "f were ; made/by:, off!-'
■ cialsl'pf 7. Local;- No". ;25,;, International : Assb]-;
ciatiori r of ? Bridge ]"- : and Structural • V lron
:.yvbrkers,\ last] night:/? : /^// ./^/.V;':!/]^]/^
]H^ lnternational ;]' President^ Buchanan, of
Chicago, who left ;here-;Friday/ I riight/: af ter
a'; conference]-; wlthsWVvA/* Chesterman",T ; re-]
turned]; lastlriight, from: Washington.'-;- ? i
:^Beyond /admitting/ that /]he/v went ; to
Washington ' for.: the \ purpose ■of - conferring
with/- President /Gompers, arid Secretary,
Morrison, of .the American Federatlorij of
Labor,"] on / accpu n t /or / ' the '= -J, Chesterfield
trpu bl c, " Mr. ] Buchanan ' said *] that /he had
.nothing.itb] say. " '" V;_ 1 „
• /. Members ]of the ■ uriion ;)here : . say :; that
the j men "brought j here, by ] Mr.'tlWalton.lo
do/this irori/wQrk/are] paid:- 20; cents/anj
hour, .while ; • the /-union : /scale v calls:/ for
'40j'cents ;a"n'?hour ; .onj;]thls/ ; kind iOf/; v work^'
]Furtherriiore;;that]:P^ff]and^Laririirig,/trt r b
of the/men/who are, urider;a*,fine from. both.
, the/local /.Trades'/Council/Sof
Cincinnati.- .and >■ the t; : National fs- : Building
Trades v Council ?of for/workingi
]bri] a.* job/where v at strike^ h?id*b]en \ callecVJir
Cincinriati. J '.''']'/'/;;:O--/- : .' ; '// : -;^//o^'' //■:'■/■■-?/::
] A.; conference /between .President ;/Bu
chanan:/and "the; officials of/. the K union
]was Vheldjlast^ night; ;]after>]whlch| it |was]
said .-that/they; .were/air' satisfied JwithiUie
-prpgfoss/theistrikegwas^maklng./^ /r;/""/ r ;/""
:•?; Every ■ • oflicial -;■;;] denied Ah/the /"statement
made ' by : Puffu ff ] arid -i Liarinirig/ to] MjtVv Ch^s^j
I terman,^ t h.it S they i h"a'6 ? been); threatened !
I with f force if I they} did i riot; stop iwork.^Jgg,
-^. They, say "ithatjPresideritißucha'nariHijag
instructed \ them (to/ cai ef ully TeCrairi ? f roiri]
; even/ expressions ]•; of / resentm en t V at'^the]
action ; ? of i these /two irie'n,\ arid ]bn I] rio' f ac-;
count ] ? to;^ In terfere/iwlth];^ these t twojimen
;btherithan'{tbVtry;;a«d^persuadejthem/by;
;Cair/mearis;lb: quiti,work;/ : :; : -','/::; v -;'-//;.;v/.j/] :
DAWON!SIODD^EyiIOWSi
-A^Sew Lodge Instituted ati^Elktpnv
W^M'^ on Thursday Klr-bt.%^,^^^^!
, r (Correspondence. of !thetDispatch:)^^g
s§DAY^ON.UyA^Januaryi:2i^(Special;)r^';
l^The i Institu ÜbnTof/ Splodge/ of ttSpJlO/t F>; :
fatf Elk"tbh^;T^ursday}J;nlght,^.b^ |£tbj
! itliat .'; place vis! tofs-rriirieteeni
ipf £whbmlS.wentWfrpm|s Basic c City^JThe]
£ he w£ : lodge | Isl^ composed S'bf.jtwent^fpur,
;members v -^rid^was|pTiricjp'ally^^^^
?^y;SSr^.^9^??.^°iL«]? r i.?S?^ter^V!^?o^sl
vknbwrilallfbyeriyirginiaj^
JFellbw^-i.T^eSßridgewater/team.lled^b^
fDrT^ Buche?3> Institu [ted Sthe.fnewjlefige^pi
J]oAt^i2fo'clock:;mldnightvfiajis^e^i^b^
i'qu et iwas ifserved \ by lthe j ne^lodgeft]atj'the ;
;Elktbri>Hotel/3Ei^hty^persbMj^^|iat^
|the|tableiTarid |it!is^ald § bylbur^ reporter^
$iif.%T/. '■ O//Henkel;J thafttlie f f eaiste wasj
JmostfekceUenl, and-^njoyedSb'y/ali; pres
fent^£Th'e|lb^gejsls!ccmposj^^^Elk
best' material, and, the .prospect ]is yood
Sex a large and prosperous lodge.
>■ _- -
I^™bel3Ex^v-?*Sbu.lvC \ * J&n us. x"y^ *? *»^
(Special.)— Wilbur Tyson, of Faltnouth.- an
•Vmployee^cif « th'e Vt ßap*p'a.hsnribck ;.-Electric
Light Company, of this city, while en-.
|&«ed&i»Jffellinß: a tree y^steraay|t^w|
; njps^waa > »ever«ly iby; a = rebpundr,
' Jn»; • blow • of- . tbe . axe ; in ■, hie hand*. . ; •An
fever«d and tba akuU Injured U> U out
pay of Hew
CHt^OHf SINGER/GETSrIiESS-THAIC
A BUTLEIU
ATTITUDE /
The/t Chnrch, - wtii eh ; \ Shoiald n Be'? itie
Cradle '" of ■ Music, ; Worts It ]«t GrleV
.';'" 6u» '- Injnry— Should L Be " Included 'In
; /the Scheme -of Education. ._" -.- ■/ '
>?■'■■;: -?: ; >s: -:"-;■ v-- ; - i ;-r:::.- r '."-;; : : ! '';.r-;:-::^v;:;..;/'':
: : -.-; -■■■ : ■ ■■.■•.:-.- >.- ■ ~ ■■■':■::■'-.: ■;:i-^ii'-? ;, .
/ The Interest In education /ha3';becbme
!ali-pervas}yer:.j' every ;'■ magazine,/ 'whether ;
"• weekly ;^^^or./mbnthiyy / much space
'tb'this(thenie.'j While considering nthe; rel
ativeiUmpbrtance"' of different .studies, the
ivalVe"- of rmusic ' as ■ ari 1 educator/ Is being
Iwldely, • ; and '-"at'- times ' thoughtf ully; dis-.
cussed.;*.. "" -~~ "* " "" "I :
:: As^thW result of. "a conference ; on '.."Music
As .; a : Major .' Study," {held \in .- Boston/ in
May )and 'iJunev,' l9o2^ and-, under/the • aus-'
pices'*'- of : the £ New '- England /Education
;-LeagueVsa-jrepresentativei< ( was;_sent^tb^the_ ,
American r Institute /of ?■ Instruction vat ;| its
; annual; meeting 'lnVJV^tb-reportJpn/the
"disqussibh/rpft the /conference.' ." . ■ :' 'V
;>VThe -sfirstlpf i the [: fourVquest'ons.V; which
sQr^'d2^e:flb^l^pplnt|oi:'£^«e^d|sjjujs^j
: sibns.l was : sW.ould \ you > approve • the ; tpeat
:meritof■muslc'as one 'of l^the/major, studies
iiiji, public/? educationr^glyingp to '; it '": equal !
" time n wltlK su ch { : stu dies/ as *La tin':;. Greekr
\ mathjsmatics^ 'etc':? Z On v this? questibrLyithe
resolution /was : adopted: '.''Yes;
j provided Uhat the subject ; ls \ iriade elective
aridithat/a 'course -'of, /study is. estab-i
lished .which shall; be/educatiorii.lnSthe
! sense ; tha ti the \ study/; of I mathematics , and
: language" Is feducational.";."..-/";?,f educational." ;."..-/";?,- '■ r^. : >£ c . /. '
: >;-The 1 reading] of i this '{ entire/ report/ Is ; in-
f te]restJng/and/ instructive,^' but' thls/brtef
extract shows that: the members" of-- the
ico'nferericerapproached ., the" subject / ear
:nestlyj and /willingly.
■;/4HOWi ; IS^MUSIC.I^^RO^
'■■;hbw3'ls.^uslc; ; oHenVapprpacbed:;.Vy.
! itrienTarid -/womeriTbf ; practical \ arid - proved
ability; ' : and :-: "often?; culture : : iri" r certaln Jdi
? rectipns??Take,.fbr} Instance,';^thV'selectlqn"
of /music r>c'ommittees*v In'ri some '■'• churches,".
; areV;they^Cusuanyi;:indiyidualS;;.whbf ? \Will,
itake'tlmejto^considejrr: the/subject: serio"us£
/Vall-rburid".: thought ;;//////;
o,Tline' j was /when S the)'church ? ? led * musical
:thbughtVandien!oft;:dbeslit/riow?nsVnbtTa'
-siriger'^bJten/paldSlessi'than^a^,
; bii tier 1. :•... What ;;.wbrider] /then '% that £ young I
: men/ and /women /cannot -afford ;to;?giye I
l;yearW^bf.;;earnestv;arid(;often ;^expensiye,]
■preparatJbrijfor/posltlonsi : .wheriYsuch/pre- 4 :
i paration ?Is /not required,/ and /for which
there > !s small > reward. '—
i;i Ought not 'i the church/ to ■ lead 'in ; a; rnove
;merit/ to^VTdemand -^the v highest^arid t-}b"est
f bf/rouslcTand /musicians -for/its ■services?,
rAbbvtrbrie-third.:or; ; sbmetimes;orie-fourth.;
Tpf f the-tlmeiallow'ed ffbrJaTchurchv service
iis;?usually.|deyoted|tb musical -exercises;
r how.i many.j hbiirs leach|'yeai*j are ?spent ?.by.
jtheVjyc^rig/menTin/thestheologlcal^seinJr
IriariesT in S fltting"^ themselves"titor?su|de"^or;
i <rifluenceiflire C tly7pr,- Inolfectlyj this \ musl-].
\ cal ipoj-tlon ; of I these/services r, ■■■■:■ ; ; ; :=: =
; just^ position =-in|-thle
; scheme/:^ of /"education:; will /require :per
[slstent/ arid^possible/longSeffort.cmany.
farid? trained * lnstructprs iwould/ be ? needed;*
land '■- before S these lean £ be I secured I f br|iri-;f
; stitu tipns : -of a\ recognized ■ ■■ value/- many:
/changes/ in/ our/iriethbdsjof 2 Iristructibn ) :n
inaugurat§d|
ssTheTstbr>£ofJthe|beglririlns; Jand ;grojst&i
Vof|tt'e'XCbn6eryatojy^6/.?Paris?is|fasc{natT'
.Hhg.?andl,wellnTAme^calm.'ghtvre"caU|.]^'*
?pplew f sl^!le^that|;A|^reeirausic;Bchp^)l
I !s s airiecessityl: of [the , art } of |a frepubliclj.^
;He/didjall»Mn";hlsrpbwer.jto}raakeJsu^
isututlon r, secure;' as | "one |of theVha'nd
.maldß.of .liberty." ' " J
"NINE SECTIONS OF IN3TEUCTION. ,'
'• To-day there - are nine sections of^in- ?
|structlori"f In | the '|C6n6eryato"ry^"ofSParls9:^
! solfe£e4(B!ghoTe^ading)lfand i| musical Jthe^
Ibry^harmonyrQorganvirand^cbmpositibn;
fsinglnglandilyricjdeclamatlon:^
|h^a^i^stoing;edJißstru"m]ents;^win^
|ffluints;l;|classes^,iri^e.nsemble^
freading"! aloud • /dict!on/and/dia^'tlcydei;
jclamatibn ; i aTnd^ thVlhlstbry ■* of r njuslc g and
'drama. .
'MThelbuildlrigslbeiorigitblthelS^te.-and^
|about{sW l^ l W^atyear^isTglyenCtpjtheTlif^
[stitutipn|by|ih^'S^te.J{>A^"rMent^
;entssand|e^gh^; entssand|e^gh^
|f essprs-I^l Many^appUrai n ts jj^air c/ U turned ;
|awayratiftejann^al^ex^minatibns^butja^
T^"s|cpriseryato^'|standsrwMe/^^
only for those 'bearing the coat-of-arrni
•of;* talent first, ' and preparatibns.-'after
wards." ' - . ;
M^Wejcannat ;hope i to i have ■ one j institution
Iprjinstitutioris;. like/ this /one '{Inuhediately.'-'
|nor^wQuld;lt'be wise to copj' the Paris
Conservatory. When w .do have our
|n^tibrialJcgriseryatbTyj^
{of I thel governmen tJjrWith i^fpurichief ! seats
fof i| learning')^ m'l-W^irfilngtbri;':? Newjg^To'rk;'
|'C&cago'^San|;Fraqblsco;^toere:f^
dnuht h& mnst excellent£and|thbrpugh
p^tetrig fof k Instructlbri ; g mea^whlle^wjei
f tnl^ht^ be] Ibokirisi around? a j bit; and 1 flndipg
||ut|Vbat are the advantages'.kndfdefcctf 1
|pt|raus.ic.aVllristi.tu'^iqni'C w bl'^
|^^^iai^^'ut^^/m^ni^tsi|^
Hay «stlg»telS the S dfsadvaEitegeaWbfMf^e^
{Bcbobls^ art b«t this i«.tlM?qiriet£of
the Free. NaWprial/Cbnservatory/oX-s«uelc
tp^ectCintdetall^ilt?certainly]itelnpt}lux-
iurloTW f Indf sj^idPeajglel in g app«u»Dce3
ißutlevery:* faded ii inedalllofvvfeveirjrSUnilt;
\ of ?4lgrilflea| Inlent|ta
|tbeWpfaceSspfeag|pf^the/*aiJinep^
~art^fever.a that! worked?: in il thef soul§p« ;
|Fr^|Cjß3thfough!g^Bpnß;oflbJ^Bh"^
.fatnlns, / For we must remember tftat
stb^inaperisbai)lejmonumentlto;t^
'ofia ; republlc/wasjraile4^n/t|ie^ery^as^
ibf 4the S chaos 3 that qiay"|fsurgin»^between]
; the' faUfpfiaTruinbus. royalty and th© rise
;ot^^tried : , liberty." :y-".: y-". "^^Jl
iMPJ^oL%ssa§CHAßtonigi
:?ACCIDENTAI!E4|H.gTI
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Hla^lnlnrle^ara^^
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fefCHARLOTTE^N:?C.,/ January, 24.^(Spe-,
fclall)^]While|lboK«ns sf,,a pistol in ; the
' Southern^ Hard ware i placrt of,
; business!' tb-nlghti^Wi?! P.lNctes,^ superin
itendenttpf
■ ' acdden]tally;'i shot '|and f. probably £ fa tally^
t^oimdedS^At jtbektlme';! of | the liaccident^
[th"e¥_weapon t^wa's | Iri^tbe'f hands*sb.f|T.riW. 1
|;Dlxbn,7;one^orithe;ownere^bf *
UlshmenLyi NolesTwasftaken i.jto'vaijbbapltjili
fand 3 a^lpperatlont will |be Iperf op* wiit^ S>«
bullet j ] entered EWsfstbmach?Justlbelbw,;thc
'navel^ and -came --'.out' the ; backi / Theiball
: passed^. thrbushli the ' -•• .
DR|J^M^UHM!GUIREiDEAp:
Prominent Physician, of , BerrjTrllle,;i
Snddenly Panel Atrny.
, ,-*>.i.i:^;i-»-- - - .-.--.--.::■«. . i-i . . „. - .- i---.r.::y: l.tis*- —-•-:'■ 'li"' :^ 1 i
5 January; 24-^-(Sp^
M^ji^pr^J^.esj|Meiree^Garaett^Mc^
[Gufre^TaSTpro^^
' plaoa. ? £dled -/suddenlyXof »i heartS.troubl»^ nt]
1 -{ o'clock i to : da^.^^pryfJMcGulrb'3/iheaitri
\ had \ not 3 been J good ] f ori several \ y a^rs.t but
HheferidS"cameiaff-sa!rshockl|tb3the]^^^^
fcbmimunltySPr^jMcGulre } was¥a/ son . of
•.thel Rev. / John McGuJre; I alprpminfnt ;
i Episcopal ! clergymariHaf terwardsiprincipiil
'of^the/EpiscopaliHlghlSchpblijneari^Alex/i
J arTdrf aV^yai : v- He iwas \ born ';nearly.J severity]
= years /a go/? In/, Essexl; county. /Va.. ]and
1 moved fi af terwards/i tpf; Clarke. . /where '£ t\& t
has) made >hls j homeVslnce.^ -Dr/- McGuir"t : :
twasfa/gentleri^ariToflthelbld^schbol.^rare-]
■ ly| endowed by 4 nature rto t filU the/ prbmi-
Lnerit^pla'ce^he^h^ld/^.Hex^sfforJyears^r;
: vestryman ■ of .'Gfac'e i cliurch; -and
a v/corisistentK" Christiari. /McGuii e]
A eaves /his /wife/VaridS two Mr (i
I Charles -F.VMcGulre,Tof|Hbbpkenfii N.^J^
farid : : Mrs.^ William \T.I Lewls^ of I tn" si r>I>««;i ; ;
one ibroth'er/ - Prof essbri John \ P." M/jGi ii n."
'Of-ißichmond.vVaria'tthreeJ/sister^-Mrir^
•Kirilbch t:Nelson;.spf U EJlicbtt / City: * Mrs.
IPhillp 1 - Nelson, off Albemarlc/countjj.yand
Mrs// Johns/ ; of£Baltiiriore. : /: }■] ■>;■,:■.. /
MP^ORDANIyERYI!^
[Pr omiinen t LDa hyille / Man 1 in;. Extre
mla-ijJriV. Thames*? • Farewell / Sermon.]
'i-I>ANVJJJIJZ,i -I>AN VJJJIJZ, ;jVA;;' ; Jariuary 24.— (Special.)
;Very3 UtU efhopes fare en tertalned ; for ' the ;
, recovery fof >. Miv,* Mi/ P."V Jprd an, { who i has :
been /.'declining f rapidly/ for.;; the - past • few
weeks : at | h1.3 . home, >on : -! rf olbrook j avenue.'
il t Cripwl'se'ems /to a f questlon^of .
time- before s hY» , wil 1 succumb ', to : the^diseas©
f rom\ which ? he $ Is^suff eringr/The "* absent
members j of :his f ,household-have}been\tele^;
■graphedSfor.'; and %willf probably ijarrlyeliri
the:city^ within HhelneitCdayVor. two./;^
;ii Mr;/ Jordan * {sipresiderit rof^j the I People's
Savings 'Bank, and •! a\wQll : knowri r tobacco
.nlstland/capitallsth";/";: :'.*:: //l;/-; //I
vv'tJnlph /'seryices'^wlll -be ; held '■* tCHmorrow
"rifght^at i JJalriyStreet »? Methodist /"church"]
j'Reyl^T^R*->Th^nies,Vformelr^"pa"st6Vfpfitli»;
I First Bn pt ist ; church.* Iwill /preach. C This
'wllllbeithe fastrappearance of ; pn'Thames
R^3ieTclt>^pHetleaye"s^^^Mlth^^^
] for ;■ Eliza bffthfi V.'' J;^ where s he /will ihaye
:.ch»rsr"e \of fa large v and « influential ;congrei;
.gatibn. '^-'-: .-'-^^i'rv'V^iJv'i.'V :'•'
]t]jHls;, labors"? lrit ? thf3.fcJty/ have": extended
over 'flf teen >eira of time. - '
S^CRIBEb;§fo|"JUDGE^
StvJ n iller,> tor. vWhom': the ].; Police . are
.].' LooUlnsr, ; ; j MadeV Some ; Richmond -- : ]
' , Victims.
: .The"s : swindler >VUnd.€'V^^ : who';* represents^
himself { as L; solid tins <1 for .* the /Judge"; Pub-J
llshingiCompany.fandiabbutVwhpm/l Majors
(Howard i ; received la';': communication, ■ has;
been 'to; Richmond;" and succeeded ;ln "work--,
ing./several / citizens]? bef pre *; he f was dls-"
covered. i '
\- !He'i]wasT : V-' well-dressed "and ihandsome
nianSwlth^ a( bearing^ that;' attracted '-, the :
urisuFp^ctirig^ stranger."/. He&* approached';
Mr,? Po I ciMlllery and -^talked % him -; lri to . giv
ing \ Mm ''a/{ check ,X, X for Yon c] i yearfs /sMbscrip^*
•Uori.%s Soon/after itheJman:.leftiMr.'r;MHlef."
picked sup j: tb'e j Dispatch ?a rid i saw/an f ac-/
count -lofj the *man's?operationsselsi»where.^
. He Citizens* l
ißahk;'-s'ori.^whfch'-!?.the"sche]cki.was*drawTij";
and shad 'the] payment i. stbnojed.^iWhen |the \
"ni an : j. appeared he % ca sh if r > refused \ • , ; to .
re'cbgrilzexthe^ check. \ anVJ \ * his 1 put vb|m ]oh ]
his^. cruard.' ';/ He": leftVj Richmond -• for / the :
Nbrthl on 1 the ; noon" ; train yesterday."." : : '
HISTORIC^HOUSEiBURNTV
Borne ; of Capt. ! W.* H- ; Chile*" Deitrbj^j
; ed in RoekbrldKe. . ' r
.LEXTNGTON.VA..' January 24.— {Spe- ;
cial.)~The i hist oricibld^honie;; used i as ;■ a
dwelling any^Captaln I rVViiliam '-> H^y ChilesV;
:f> t V; Gilmoro's :S ori/f James;; river, ; a rid
Ce"dal"./cxeeks"junct'bh7.\was/(burn^
day this ) morning. AThe ' roof was 'I discov.-];
ered !V^ afire,' --'iand^a^h'igh^/;w«rid /helped ?i the]
fiariiesv/j Only; a \ small s por'lon vbf the '.c^n-.
itentsbfthe-.houVevwere's
jr.g/^assa«iandmajrk.r The V loss ;is ]51i600l;
",'wlth'i JGQOi insurance. ;; / - - - .
CdNDITIONfdISrHESTUDENTSI
biae of tfee Charlotte Men KWrill^Be-
I c^g^^th^^^^ip
•'.CHARIX)TTE.'N.' C.' January 2t---(Spc
cial.)^The| condition gpf 5 andSMc^
tepdi? the - medlcallTstudentsi at^the iNorth
Carolina «/ Medical /College; i" whoj: ' were
poisoned [twhile'iln^the'dissectlng.irbom;! la
unchanged.* « Boy ce }. has ?a*| chance I f orj his
', Hf c,4 wW lei no 5 hopeils 'eri tertalned ; fur - Me-
L«^?ccpvery/. ; * ; _ •'_
Reception Given by Golde» .ulelX^
if Almost i f enjoyable|receptlon^wasii glveu z
on sFridayi* evening ? at i the ! borne i ot IMniH
'Row'^Jonei.^N'o:? 516 1 north f]f Nlntbf stfeetif
by" Go]lden^Rulei/.Y;;^^C^T/^U^?About|
'fifty *ip4^pns^were|p'resent,li among; Uhena^
itheTStateipr^dent f bfithelWoman*s.Chris.l:
:UanlTe"roperanceiUnjen?jMrssHbward|^
JHpge^'whos made | alTcharmlng to]
jth'e- young "-« people. Mr- Ho^e o!lowed|
fwl tlv . ari'f earnest {appeal JtpXthe .ybungr [men/
;to|-unltel,wlth ifthel tem^rarice^wprk^Af
numberSof Spledge ; a .\ werelslgned lfan"djsev;|
eralSnewTmejmbersJadded.' " 'i^KJ^
A "tloraf wedd!ng*";]:cpritest^re»uUesUnl
the first prt?!fr b^lnij'- won by Mr, Wall'
"arid.vMls3CpralßriKSß3thei^^oby;!4pr!zel
b*iriP!"r-»TT!^d-off by Mr.- Ccak'and^Mlssl
!Ha.ttleiFJ>^,"f^^^^^^|fegi
jV'Golden Rule fs in % more fio»jr!shingr
!?its ~i or-"
fgSriliatJonill^^fe i l^mp.
MEleSantlrefresbnjent»vwerftjserv€di s ' '■?■
• Murder of>TlioaMia^Ch'e*iec^^^
ABINGDOX. V:VA.; : January :/M.-^Spe-_
] cl al .y^Chlcf (; br>Folicerf.Crabtree7; t o^jaj^
;youn« - man imurdered here -.was. his bro.
|tn«^a^ptf^^iri^t^^]iwa^n^t^
liTn,inaryvr examination, wm . . po^t^re^-
There t» considerable «jy«t«ry; csV.tCftv 1 ,
with/; the :ca»cbTittbe'«»nt«l'optnton
(iSSthit'lthe Besrot^pi^lifaam^giig
;«• :\wm tni»f Ito ;«oll«ct a/bni;«u« ; tt«
a SinnaUYietorttllpi
Vie*:Here/M«>.«Be|thell>rera«nei?i«f/,?<f
I'^lOtbcr^tCeKal^Victorfe* -la *Uw«S§i
S / State*— 9nlta j Pending s Here|to-|9«t«^gii
*■ *"/ - -
■-■ 'tie ;'the ';Dlirercnce».lßetTreei>ltl»«r^!
; Council* .70* I'Mechantew^scflr-^ '.:
i j|Jl*«l r 'or. the Janl brlOrdur— C«n«^«fcl|§
'' r ;l rnVi local Junior Order of QtViCmtai^
.•American Mechanics yMterda^recal^ed'.l'^.
i telegram iWi|H^aisr^|^iMi^t3ury|ojC : f^
f the ? S tatel Council ? of - ; NetwV Jersey^'iwltlcix 3J.i~
jhasj caused * a ■; great? amount n of j satlsia*^^
tlon In their ranks. -.The .teJegraniTfea^it^.V;
:■*■ "New£ Jcrse^^in^^^Vc^ doat.cel|Gj|?lfr»|Q
- wJ^£ilSti^\s4'
•f,TlirScl3\the first great flght iwficS&»V
■JunJor^Order^Qf ■the;orsanS2atlonjliaaiWOtt^
; In ; the legal ' ba l tie; : wbic^i is\b^ns|wa^*dt^|
■^nJhalf^^Tp^^^^^^inrt^^^r^*^
tlonaJ Council or mother orgaaisaLloa ot
.? /A ; decision ■ In ; the i fcew York courts 'som^M*
itime^ago the two brancbeaCfot^
.the.^order r'asainst;: each Mother, .faqd fgay«F^
both , the^ right to act > I ndependeri tlyi-'f Tha }fe <
■.'decision
tory'forthe Junior Order or}.^nsuf^nt«Lv|S
as they . are termed, and a.'i f Qtervixn%gai£&
what Hthey ~hbpo-Is to 'be the doctsfoalitt^?/
[oTher^Statesl - - "<^^|
: The trouble .between -the "Inaursants'* '.'-<■
or Junior Order arid the National Counctt'Sf;
or ."Loyalists" l dates backTt&Jth^BSniS^^
;ap6lls7canVeh,Uon:*of:lS99»^wh'eii;fi.veTSta^s^
:,wiUidrew;jfromHhe^Natl6n^XCoancli^b''Sf^
*cauaejpf^certaiii:>very|'6bj^^onable?*ta^^p
arid'ratllcitjdeparturesifrdm^theiby^la-i^^
and /constitution": adopted /in the original *j'
charter. - At',? this '?\ convention jive Statas^; '
iwlthdrewl J* from;; thel'NatjdnaJ. t Councilfb^lff
account of ; differences .' arising j hiifrelaUonTp^
to .the scope' and 'power of in-; rtilera'ot'v
: thei council ; arid'- their 'power to iiitarfera?"'-'
with/State/riga*. ■ "W^M
: -j. The."' laws y adopted ' : at - this -'convct«tldat^
gave"-the Stales with minority 1 member* V
[ -..^P? !.*.?» W^k ! 1 power Jasi the j lirscr Slati6^feli!j
j 'and lempowel empower ed ,; the|Judlclar>*/ of 2 thfr|Na=^
I: \ tional J jCouncil toj wipe \iput 1 charter^|expßlM
|:niein,bjers^withbiit r ieven so much "s .the.
; to 'employe drastic 'measurea at uiter'va- "
< rlarice | wfflj the: original I scope? of i th*t6~i>w
ganlzatlon. . ■ . ' 'H'T/S**
v ■■■. .- - •• \
Five State. Withdrew. I v
;:when_;lt; became apparent tha.t nothTeft*^
[cquWjjbQ^doneSt^altftr^th^fifnsTtfoflthaS
■ conyen tlonj ?j fl ye •!: S ta tes filwitLdrow^S ftua®
the ' National Council.. - ~ '
,'; ; These."j States? included |n|w Yorlc^itl^
a ;■" member ship Jof^ 3S t OOO;0 t'ehriS.vlvwnia^^
;7ttb^afmembwshlprof(Bo.owr|tl]^|*Dts&tct.^|
otj Colurijbia.'i.with ; ; a'j members fitp/jfipf jj» COO»^S
.andiVirginlarSwlthrarmembershrp/ti^^
iv the courts.^
: has|waxedjlwarm;vandjdt ?ilm33lVxcved-^
Jngly^-blttef^Thlsrihaaibaen ; tspecfill]^^
: true | Qf £ New.f ■ Yorky ork u and ?'Newi? Jer»cy?^Ai^
recent in^he^Ne^ybrk'icoartarS
empowered jithejlnsurgehts Xandlshej-llby^S
allists; to Jact independently Trtf-iach '>ctiier^M
andi-the^nght gon/S'tbeTslde 1 lin»s 'Hii^MtM
■; S^ te i??aslbeenj hotlyjcbh test|d,-|wittj|tti«^
'nie^bershlp^of^tb'e'fo v rme^s^ovrin«rat&ii3-^
lly ? in : nun^bersTiwhile's ithel UitUr ; has!ma*W2
teriallyMlmirilshcd. , ■f3£KSgs
r - A One ;' of '1 the ; serloxis ~i boiies 'of - & nViitf oo> :^
I has^beenjallaw^7adopt^|by|th'ilNatidnaJf®
i Council.'" practically,,- making iai or^Si*p
• Izatlon " an | Insurance?;orderi tyl the {ejitab^S
lishment ."of a "dasj/es 'WhJcte^
, wa3\wholly ; in foppoaitloßf to^th'e|cr;sinSl§
incepUonjfand spurpoaelbjf «the"?orsaai2aP%J
,tlotu' •--" ' .-pp,%j:>p.
the~ Loya:iHt3 to-^wnfp^
•tb^lnsurgents|fntQ'iUnelbayel£^^^titfjj^^
uou*.ftSujta^were|tasUtutedflng^
States ;mentibned;for*l^V:'puVpcsFcTjbnnff#S
,ingUheslnsurg>nts?t6lterms^!}StlsolwrP
ithe \beßtT-tbaj^thQ^N^Uo^^CoTmcitt«oo£S^
• do|wasl tojj breakTeven ", ml He s?| Vorkif iftem
courts r- there g refusing ;|; | toTirri te • !ere.* <a nd "
au thorizlrig w and tj empowefini '-i 1.0 1 -t .'taid'l • IP
to act 'indepehdently.ias ial-*idy outhSSaifei
'. ... : heslplasot : the ; En«l> ; ' 7 :sg&sj&
But the sweeping .v/ctory In Kew Jfef. "
s^yAbasl STeatly^encburage'd?, tboJ? Insor^
;sfM?i"I and> tbey,aay'it is but jf*e b«<;in
■: l1}??^l 1 }??^ 9^s.'*«i < fnd "gat '4 tbe'f moii h^lortrwrJl^:
' /^Vcjroeiijberßlwhich'i^mp^se; the ; JiliTio^
Ordei in New Jersey "were jlncorp-Vriit^^
In : \. that State r^or? than twenty , yeamfl
before the National. Council Vwas . oraa*. •'■
;- There are : I.SOO of the Insurgent s I^ thtmU
,clty."gand,| they |were 1 Incorporated-iby|actft
,ofj ; thejLei»islature:!n^February:tlSflbAf^6yS
LBlcd^<bUliinttbe'Murt^here_Vt97Jfp^|9bc^
- :yafMnst^{|hey;N>Uonal'£CtouMU^fe<»^h*ifdp
.thefcout- fa | pass i?on^ their % rlgh ts7bf?Jur!a£ff
dlction,'iarid !^bspl ye "them? frorbl "the^'^i*!*
;tic> rule ;fof g^jNatrdna^^Council^GoV^
■'AS *J$ Montagu eTaiid [ Samuel FArtAndersp^P
! are 3 thefr^cbqnsel.'tl.The^National ICpuneli®
;
I , about|2op lraembers :bf v the ;• .^Wecl^Dfcl^
I U.Spiaal;j|Sherl'ffiCfqckatt,returtie^?n«^
:• ichargbffobn^A!leja'|Nevbcrry^n^f(giw^i
j ihavlps^extortcd^v^rlfSOOSftom^hintfr^
• *To:dayjNewberir^j;aye!obnd!lriitbe! ; stH»^
] : o f sjjl. (»a Ito V appea r,.v f or, ;' a ■;■ ,' pwUiota^riS
1 ;hearlng -here -nest Saturday. H*-fciiairjsel!k
I :Halsey t wlth] havlns ;emb«»er»fl'».oajTtt«MS
j jhlniniHalsey wi!< «mptoyedL|aa r asares^uJf**'
!. ; InJKewberry > | store?~in r^V£ie; < |^'St^ttfep
sust / to. December J la3t.ANewb.9rry "iriiplK^ "■
I cate^MrsJ|f^lsey.;-Aiiyßartte»fia^i«ia^
I :^own[andXw?ll|V»niiected{ in j this scctldnWi
I
! iheT|jf«||:dlßproye|aU|toVllm'poxt^ls(aii<B#l
1 . a HEA-ferl'sNpw^.;:?-7^5«
The -.deepest.' anoWlof .4th*:?«ason^^a«S£e
surlng , several | Inchfej/ifell ?«n -/this ' coql^
i tc^dayAThe? Indications Care that ; U»« i fmx:
I i^WM
; }:.TheXtnad/dof -^«»r«tUconHaue«fthC^hi»>s
rahsed and! killed on:- the ; »tr*«u ; h«">
. ,:.'..WYTH|CV3X ( iLR;:/iVA.;- • r: Ja»U*rjr,.- ;- KU^;
, »»«ht.-?ihe : .wM:«lck;o«ly;-:a-|«»^H« lw^;:
8h« :w«. ; # ;fl^ l r;fC,D V rM;B.,l^St^

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