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Mr. Kronk Reported Dead Is
Stlll Allve, But Very III.
MR. LAWLER'S EXPERIENCE
Tokes His First Trip Away From tho
Railroad For Which He Had Worked
For Many Years. Suit For
Defamatlon of Character.
(Sppclnl to Th? Timcs.niBpntrh.)
FTlKDBRICKSBURa. VA., Jnn." 20.
Th? peoplo ot tho town of Orang-o havo
for some timo been agltatlng tho quea
tlon ot providing wator-works and a
fire department. This movamont led to
* publla mceting of tho cIUrohs to con-'
Bideir tho questlons with tho rcsult that
* conimlttoo composed of Mayor Pcrry,
W. H. Rtcketta, J. B. Xdiig and C. W.
Woolfolk waa appolnted to asccrtaln tho
ooat and report to a futuro mceting. lt
was also declded to roquest Scnator
Bhaoklorord to socuro a bill from tho
lieelBlature nuthorlxlug tho freo-holdcrs
to voto on tha questlon of issulng bonds
to build tho wokfl. At the snma mootlng
a oommltteo was appolntod to Bollctt
names of pensons who aro wllllngr to joln
a fire company with tlio vlew of organ
Charlle OCronk, son or Mr. Lnwls Kronk,
WJ10 waa orroneously reported as liavlng
dled from tho eftccts of lock-Jaw caused
bya wound from a toy plstol, Is stlll allvo
but oritloally 111. Ho hns a woll-dovol
oped caso of Totanus and It ls foarod ho
cannot rccovor. A son of Mr. P. G.
Finney, of tho aamo oouiity, who waa
also wounded in Uie hand during lha
Chrlstmas holldays by a toy plstol lind
BUffwed ri. great deal, showlng at tlmo.s,
it waa thought, Bymptoms of lock-Jaw,
is now thought to bo out of dangcr.
Cards have beon received hero for tlio
marrlaga of Professor (David Alexandor
Bhephord, formerly of this city, now of
Knoxvlllo Tenn., to Mias Mary Allco
Wallor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John
Fontalno Wullor, of (Fort Worth. Toxns,
tha ceromony to take placo In St, Aivd'rew'a
Cliuroh, in the latter city, Monday, Feb?
ruary 2nd, at 0 o'clock.
Mr. John Sliacklott Leavell, formerly
of this city, waa mnrrlod a few days ngo
ln Richmond to Miss Fannlo Cooke of
Mr. James Irfiwler of Calvorton, Fnu
quier county, now <5 years old, who has
fceen ln tho ?mploy of the Southern Rail?
road ns Telog-raph Oporntor and Statlon
Agent nlnco Wb boyhood days, went tp
Brlsterburg, ln tlio same county, n fotv
days ngo and wns nover before so far,
a dlstanca of six mlles, from tho Rail?
SUIT FOJl STiANDER.
Mr. W. H. Clatterbuck, ol! Fauquler
county, hns brought snlt ngnlnst Dr.
Jnmo3 Kerr, of tlio samo county, for
Jt.OCO for nlleged defamatlon of character
in a correspondenco -with a third party.
Mr, John T. Dale a promlnont lawyer
cnpltallst of Chicago has heen hero for
^pevaral days 011 business. being tho Presi?
dent of tho Southern Poundry cuid Rla
chlne Works of this city,
Mr, nnd Mrs. Joseph Tlendorson ffavo
, an enjoya-blo party a few nlghts ngo nt
their residence In tho Passnpatanzy
neigilifborhood ln King Gcnrga county In
honor of the blrthday of Uielr daughter,
Mary D. Henderson. A larga num?
ber of nolghbors. nnd friends ns woll ns
other guests from a dlstanca were pres?
ent and enjoyed tho ploasnnt social fcat
ures of tho evonlng. Choico music wns
rendcrefl and refreshments wero served,
Mr. Claronco Mnson ot S potsylvanla
county who lins been sufforlng from
Jung troublo fo several months. eausing
approhonslon to his friends JJ ;.ow so
muoh lmyroved lt ls thought he.wlll re
Tho commtsslonors appolnted Vijr tho
county courts of Fauquler and Culpoper
counties to rccelvo soaled proposals for
work to ba dona nn the bridg'o across tho
Rappahannock RIvor at Rcmlngton have
agreed to recommond for acceptnnoo tho
bld of tho Virginia Bridge nnd Iron Com?
pany. of Ronnoke, which was tho low
est of the ton bids submltted. The work
will conslst of tho eroctlon of a stono
abutment, two plcrs, threa steol snxns of
Blxty-elght feet ench, replaclng the wood
en trostle, ralslng tho presont steel struc
ture nnd making approaches on botl<
Bldes of tho rlvor.
Ada May Mills, the young daughter of
Mr. Bowle Mills, suporlntendent of tho
City Electric Light Works, dled yoster
days?^rier a brlef lllness, and thefunernl
toolt placo this nflernoon.
Michnol ThomnB irvlng WIse, young
Bon of Mr. and Mrs. P. 13. Wlse, d!x? at
tho home of his paronts, on Hanover
Streot, after a brlef illncss of bronchlal
Tho funcral of ICathcrlne "Virginia G00P
? rlck, young daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Charlos Goolrlck, who dled Saturday,
took placo this nfternnon.
It ls announced that Sherlff Frunk H.
Anderson, of Doulsa counly, who has
mado an odlclent oflloer, will not be a
eandldato for re-electlon.
Rov. J. W. Wnro, reotor ot Bt. James
Episcopal Church at Ashland, who had
A Cereta Coupon in Each Package.
under conslderation a call to tho ICplseo
pal Church at Culpeper, hts declded to
nccopt the samo.
Soulhside Agrlcultural Assoclation Has
Had a Successfui Year.
(Speclnl to Tbo Tlmcs-Dlspntch.)
FRBDBRIOICSBURG, VA., January
26.?Tho Bouthsldo Agrlcultural Assocla?
tion, after paying all expenses of Its flrst
annual exhlbltion given last fajl. ln
Mathews county, has declared a dlvl
dend of twonvty-nlne por cont. on Jts
stock, and clected tho followlng officers
for 1D03: Josephus Trader, president; F.
B. Dabney, of Glouoestcr; AV. II. Ryland,
of Mlddlesex, and J. Boyd Soors, of
Mathews, vlce-presidonts; 13. M. Blako,
secretoryi F. H. Marchant, treoBurer.
Tho above, wltli Messrs. J. N. Stubbs,
Dr. Gwathney, AJexander James, I*. C.
Qarnatt, Dr. C. M. Ralnos nnd Perclval
Hlctes, form the Board of Blrectora of
this flourlshlng' assoclation.
Mr. Harry Gordon, ol' CuVpoper county,
who has gone abroad, waa heard from
recently wh'.le ho was ln London, It ls
now atnted that lio has gono to South
Africa to Joln Charles II. Newhouso. who
was of tho samo county, and whose dis
appoaranco In Baltlmoro o>vor a yoar ago
causcd a sensatlon at tho time.
Promlncnt cltlzens of Mndlson county
are making earnest efforts to seoure nn
electric line to run frem Crlglonivlllo to
Orango Courthouso, a dlstance ot twenty
miles, whero connoctlon will bo had with
throo rallroads. It Is probable that the
county will bo asked to subsbrfbe $30,000
townrds building the> road.
Tha dramallc Cluh of Fredorlckshurg
College Is rehearelng tho plny, "A Sorap
of Paper," to be prosonted nt the Opera
House here on tho night of Fobruary Ctli.
It ls osllTOatod that ab&nt 600,000
bushols ot oystor shslls wero planted in
tho RopTiahnnnonk Rlver for oystor
breodlng during Uio paat season.
Rev. Lester Alexandor Brown, pastor of
Bethnny, Gibeon and Totusky Bajptlst
Churches, lii/NorHiiimberlaiid county, has
gone to Nenv York to a tak? n post
graduate course at Colgate Unlverslty,
In that city, and will not return un"tll
Tha residence of Mr. R. H. Hooo, In
Prlnco William county, was destroyed
by flre a few days ago. Mr. Hooo was a
mlle avmy when he saw tho flro and
ran hls horse at full speed, arrlvlng
just In tlmo to savo hls wlfe, who ls
an lnvalld, from being buraod alivo. Tho
property was partlally lnsured.
Cards are out for tho marriage of Miss
Susls Aorc9 to Mr. jessa Hendera.m,
both well known yeung poople ot KIng
George county, the ceremony to take
place on Wednesday, January 2Sth.
Operatlon Was Successfui.
(Special to The Tlraes-Dlipntch.)
6TAUNTON. VA., Jannary 2(t.?Miss
Elizaboth Wheat, daughtor of Mr. and
Mxs. Charlos C. Wheat, of this city. was
operatod on for hppcndlcitls at the Klng's
Dnughters' Hospital Sunday morning by
Dr. Sunrt MoGuIro, of Rlohmond. Miss
Wheat went to a hospital ln Petersburgl
some time ago to learn to be a traJned
nurse, and after slie was -there for throo
weeks was takon slck and was brought
home. Sho continued to Improve, but it
w><a declded Uiat on operatlon for np
pendlcltls was neceasary. Miss Wheat ls
gettlng along vory woll to-day.
Soon to be Married.
(Speclnl to Tho Tlmes-Dlspotcli.l
NORFOLK, VA., January 2G.-A Nor?
folk event 'of much Intercst Is the
marrlago of Mrs. Iaicrotla Rold Cecll to
Mr. Kdward Conond Dugns, of Augusta,
which will tnko placo on tho afternoon
of next Wednesday. Immedlately after
tho ceremony, which will bo a qulet af?
fair, tho ibridal couple will be glvon a
larga recoptlon at tho home of tho brldo's
Rendezvous for Hampton and
Newport News Crooks.
WAITING ON DR.W. E. EVANS
St. Paul's Church, at Newport News}
Has Not Heard from Him Finally in
Regnrd to the Call Recently
(Spcclnl to Tlio TlmM-Plspntth.)
NEWPORT NETWS, VA? Jan. 28.-A
sqund of pollcemen, hcade<l by Sergeant
C. R. Crnfford, raidcd nn nllpgcd Chlnose
oplum don nnd gambllng houso Inst night
and arrestcd Jlm Leo, the proprlotor, and
twelvo other Chinomon. Tho charge of
solllng liquor without llconso and con
ductlng a. dlsorderly house was enterod
against tho proprlotor and tho case will
bo tried ln tlio Pollco Court to-morrow
Tho raid wns mado upon informatlon
received from a Chlnnman who ls n mem?
ber of ono of tho eJiurclics of tha city.
This nifui went to tha den, bouglit liquor
and carried It to the pollce. It ls stat?
ed at hendqunrtors tliat tho Joint Is a
rendezvous for Chlneso crooks from
Hampton and Norfolk and that a "gama"
ls run thoro contlnuolly. Most of the
Chlnamen who wero nrrested were from
Nofolk, only two or three of tho twelva !
being Newport News laundrymen.
Tho liquor bought by tho lnformnut was
tested at tha Custom House to-day and
was found to bo 15 4-10 alcohol, havlng
about tho samo strongtli as port wlno. A
razor was found on Slng, ona ot tha
players, and the charge of carrylng" con
cealed woapons was entcrod against him.
Dlsorderly conduct Is tho only chargo
which will bo brought ngalnst tlie other
eleven. Their rnmes are Sang Fo, Joo
I.co, Hop Wo, Left AVlng, Charlla Wang,
Wong Wlng, Hong Eee, Slng Kee, Oh
Shum, Wong you and Tock Slng-. Sev?
eral of the best-known Chlnamen ln tha
lot woro released on ball for their ap
pearanco to-morrow morning beforo Jus
tico Brown, but tlio othors aro held in
It wns ofllclally announced at the shlp
yard to-day that tho lumber Rtcamshlp
Francis H. Uggett, which 13 being bullt
for tho Hammond Eumber Company, to
bo put In tho Caltfornla rod-wood trado
on tho Paciflc, would bo Iaunched Sat?
urday. The vessel will go overbonrd
about 11 o'clock, and as usunl a lnrgo
crowd of peoplo will bo on hand to wlt
ne3s tho feat. The shlp-yard will throw
open the gatos to tho publlo about an
hour before tha timo for tho launchlng.
Miss Fra.,cos H. Eeggott, daughter ot
tho president of tha company which is
to own tho vessel, will come from San
Fra.nclsco to chrlsten tho vessel. This
ls tho fljst ship to bo Iaunched at tho
yard slnco the Old Dominlon lincr Mon
roo went over, Tlio llonroa ls almost
The Circuit Court will convono horo to
morrow- lor tho term and- thero aro a
number of importont cases to bo dlsposed
of. Anothor phn.se of the FInch vs.
Flnch enso ls to ba argued, tho settle
mont of somo property Interests being
tho questlon involvod tlils timo.
A thrce-masted schooner londed with
granito for the new public building lnis
arrived and Is now dlschnrglng hor cargo
at pler A. Tho contractor Is stlll wait
Ing for a largo conslgnment of cement
boforo startlng tho.work of lnylng tho
foundatlon for tho building.
Tho work on tho now bridge. over tho
Chesapeako and Ohio trncks at Twenty
slxth Btreot, which Is being oonstruoted
for tho Hampton Itonds Railway and
Eleotrlo Company by tho Amerlcau
Rridgo Compnny, Is progresslng rapldly.
A plle-drlver has been bullt and the plles
which aro to su'pport tho foundatlorfs for
the grcat steol plors are bolng drlven
At Its regular meeting last night Mn
gruder Camp, Conrederato Votornns, dl?
oussed further plaiiB for tho entortntnlng
of the Grand Camp whnn It bolds its re
unlon hero ln Septcmbcr. Tho votorans
oxpoct to be kopt busy from now uutll
Beptember on thoso arrnngements. Tho
seoond ot tho speclnl Wednesday night
moctlngs recently ordorod by tho com
majidor-ln-chlcf will be held Wednesday
night by J. 13. B. Stuiirt Camp/ Sons of
SMALLPOX IN YORK
Board of Health Conlinues tho Quaran
tino for Ten Days.
(Speclnl to Tho Tlmen-Plspntch.)
YORKTOWN, VA.. January ?6.?Tho
Board of Health for York county coa
voned in sosslon here on Saturday last
Mr, J. 3. Tlmborlnke, chnirnmn of the
Board of Supervlsora, County Clcrlc 'P, T.
Hudglns and Dr, S. G. Cooke were pres?
ent. Tho board nint to tuko action ln
rogard to .tlie smallpox sltuatlon. Sov
ernl enses havo exlstod about four mllen
from hero. Thero havo been eight cases
ajid tliroo deaths.
At the lost int'Otlng ot the Board ot
Supervlsors tho sltuatlon wns left en
tlrcly In tho bands of Dr, J. II. Crafford,
an exporlonccd physlelan ,nf this seotlon.
lio reported no deatbs and no n--/.
cases, but recommciideVl an extension of
ten days' tlmo, when, If tbo presont con
dltlons oxlst, tho patleuts will bo granted
a clean bill of health, tho premleos and
ocoupants fumlgnted nnd dltdnfected, nnd
tho quarantlna raised. Dr. Crafford gl\
oveiy ossurance of tlie suhsldonce of tl.t
plnguo under prosent condltlons and
The report of a pr.Sbabto local optlon
electlon ln Bniton dlBtrlct wns denied
by a promlnent gentle>mnn of tha,t town
shlp when asked ln tegard to lt a day or
The Guests of Col. and Mrs.
Rives at Castle iHiil
The Past Week.
(Speclnl to Tho TlmM-Plapnleh.)
KHSWICK, VA, Jan. 2<j.?Special.?Da
splte an almost bllndlng snow storm, a
goodly (lold of eight membors of the
Koswlck Hunt Club met tho fatthful
niastor o.nd tho hounds at "Cismont" on
Saturday promptly nt 3 o'clock. Tho
hounds bolng lald on back of Dr. Boech
ers. a glorious run of sevon miles on
sued across tiio fnnns "Groonwood,"
?'Rougifmouf," "Hobedalo," i id "Castle
IU11," whoro Colonel and Mrs. Rives, as
sistcd by Miss London Rives, nnd Mr.
nnd Mrs, Allen l'otts ontertalned tholr
huntlng frionds with true Virginia hos?
pital ity. Those ridimr woro: Mr, Jullau
Jtorrls (M. F. I-I.l. <m "Wlnston"; Mrs.
Allen Potts, on "iiu.helor"; Mr. Allen
Potta on "Gold Torch," Will Osborn on
"Lady Dynne," Goor^o Savnge, of Now
York, on "Miss Sanford'f" Frank Ilan
dolph on "Iliigh," Kobort Jackson ou
"Mary Pace," Georso I'Jndenkohl on
"Shoo Fly." Mrs. l'olta ended tha run ln
tho lead and showod hor u^mil exhlbl
tlon of beautiful horsewomanshlp by put
tlng Bachelor bvet a. llve-foot flank fonco
without a "touch."
Concerted Action to Se?
cure Reliable Help.
JORDAN OYSTER BILL!
Oystermen Opposa It Because They
Have No Money to Leaso the Land.
A Fortuno in Luniber of Ono
Tract of Land.
_. (Rpeeliil to Tno TIraM.PI?iintch.)
ONANCOCIC, VA., Jaa M.?The second
meotlng oC tho fnrmers and truokcrs of
Aocomua aiul Northampton counties, for
the purpoa'a of organlzlng to securo for
olgn labor, was hold at Eastvlllo Satur?
day. Tho present negro labor had bo
como so scarco and worthlosa that somo
qulck measurea had to bo taken to ald
tho sltuatlon. Somo llfty truckors havo
Jolncd together and eleoted a reprcsenta
tlvo, Dr. John T. Wllklns, to go to Now
York and other polnta to socurs forolgn
Immlgrants to come to the Eastorn Shoro
and fluttla. Tho object In to get only
mon with fomllles, us thoy will mora
JQRDAN OTSTER BHiU
Much Interest is manlfested hera in tho
Jordan oyslor bill, now pendlng before
tha Virginia Leglslaturo. Tho oyster?
men naturally opposa tho bill. as they
stato they havo no monoy with. which to
lenao land nnd that lt will tal.o tha broad
out of their famlllcs' mouths. Thoy have
organized into loaguos and ossoolatlons
and are sondlng dolegatoa to eppear be?
fore tho l_,eglslatiire.
FORTUNE IN LUMBER
Tho property of tho late William r.
Cuslls was sold Saturday at Onancock
for $3,3S5. It Inoludod about 000 acres of
swamp land, with a little clcared land,
Bltuatod near Onancock, Tha price pnld
was conalrterc-d 'lemarkably good. T.ho
selling of tha property recalls tho
amount of tlmbor that has been cut off It
Ir. tho past flftofcn years. Tho amount
estlmalod Is nearly $100,000 worth.
If You Will, But That j
Boift Gure BrmiSfimiess!
Prunkonncss Is a dlsenno nnd ls so rocoff.
ntzed by Ihe medical protcsslon. Tho dlsouscd
condition of tho orenna of tho body and tho
ntinortnul Btulo ot tho nnrvea of tha Btomnch
demnnd moro tlitin wlll-power to effect n curo.
"ORRINE" will posltlrely dustroy nll cruv-.
tng nnd dcslre for liquor, Tlils remtdy Is nro.
bared on svell-lmowii uieillcal prlnclplus und 11
INDOnSED BY TIlll W. C. T. O., Y. M. C.
A., clorgymon, physlclans, pulillc mon nnd
tempcranco Boclctlcs. "OBRINE" Is tu?tek'?s,
oilorlos* and colorlcas nnd entlrolr without lind
oITeot, nnd can bo Klvon WITHOUT TIlll
PATIENT'S KNOWLBDOB, ln water, inllk,
toa or enffco. In fnct, lt toncs up the diseaMil
btomuch and jrlvcs a benrty npin-litd and pood
dlBOtlnn. Steudy nerret nnd norznnl condl*
tlona noon follow Its uso. nnd T1IH CRA.VIK0)
KOft bIQDOIl NEVER RETURNS. Vfo gunr
nnteo thu ulioro ond will
RETTJND TIEE MONEY
If "ORRrai!" fnlls to doslroy nll deolro fo?
llouur. Kenlcd booklot malled freo nn request.
ThomnB S. rjopkuia, 1'ast Corninnndcr cf thn
C. A. R., WaahhiKton, . I). C, wrltes: "Por
E'mal Inv-uRtlcatlon lnia provon to ino that "OR
RIHE" ciire.t tho liquor bnblt. I think ull tlrn
temperanoo nrganlMitlnna In tha country chould
take It up and dlstributa lt" w
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