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?. thb^pIpaS MlB iS. I WHOLE NUMBER. 16,164.
RICHMOND, VA., FRIDAY, 1T.BRUARY 18, 1003.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
TVAHIIINGTON, Feb. U.-Forecast for
Frlday and Saturday:
Virglnla-Fnlr Frlday; Saturday Increas?
ing olotldlUess, probably rain in west nnd
polder ln north porllon; fresh aouth wlnds
bccomlng north Snturda.y.
North Carollna?Falr Frlday; Saturdny
cloutly, probably rain; fresh south windii
Tcstorday's weather was Derfect, and
hundreds took advantago of It for out
floor excrclse. Tho outlook for to-day Ib
clear, but rnlny and colder ls tho foreenst
_ STATE OF THE TIIERMOMETER.
? A. M.47
12 M. 61
| P. M.:.66
? P. M.60
L. midnlght .47
Averago . 62
Feb. 13, 1903.
fun rlaos.7:03 J HIGH T1DE.
un sets.5:46 | Morning.5:21
Moon rlses..,7:XI | Evenlng.5:M
Judge Campbell to testlfy In his own be
lalf this morning, Evldenco yesterday of
Jrugglst S. A. Day and Juror Burford?
"harge agalnst J. E. O'Grady dlsmlssed
System of streot-car tratwfors proparcd
>y the Clty Attornoy-Barges crash to
irether at Dutch Gap-Promlnent young
nan of Brooklyn lost In RIchmond
-hambcr of Commerco names commlttccs
or tho yen.r-I>ocomotivo Works gets a
ilg order for ongliios from tho Southern
ItaIIway-RIchmond man llkcly to bo
JtecTotary of Grand liodgo of Elks-Cir?
cult Judges eiected-Founders' Day at
tho Shelterlng Arms-Many secure en
flowrrient for tho Mosonlc Home-Shafer
condemnatlon proccedlngs to-day-Con
ference of Charltles and Corrcction meets
ln Norfolk next year-Master Pninters
rlect offlccrs to-day-Senato refuses to
ronflrm school superlnlendent-Blll to
conflne vlctlms of drink or drugs passed
_?Ostcopath blll argued before commlt?
tee?Case of Mrs. Claytor contlnued In
Pollco Court-Jamestown blll favorably
reported-Corporatlon Commlsslon to or
r;anlzo soon. MANCHESTER-An Elks'
odge an establlshed fart-Board of Al
dermen takes up Important matters to
nlght-" Tom Thumb AVedding ".
Knlghts of Pythin--Valentlne tca ot
-Jentral Church-Church reunlon at
Balnbrldgc-Strect-Mrs. Massle improv
ing-Royal Arch Chapter meets
J_s.dles to givo a sui;per.
Horse market actlve nt Wythevllle
Rev, C. A. Martln critlcally 111 at Glades
r>oro-Now mutual 'pliono company or
ganlzed In Augusta county-Flshlng sea
ison has partly opened on the Polomac
J. D. Gaull*irry to serve slx months In
the Tazewcll Jatl. Hls wlfe roturns from
Roanoke to Tazowell ln tnan's attlrc
Frederlcksburg Is opposed to any rcar
rangement of the present congresstonal
dlstrlct.1-Popularlty of tho Keswlck
huntlng country?Camp of Sons of Amer.
lca organlzed at Montross?Movement to
wtart e sllk mill at Newport News?
Newport News merchant, arrested for
Bettlng flre to hls hls store, ls sent on
to tho grand "Jury-Court wlll Investl
g.'ite amallpox -ase near Newport News.
One hundrcd chlldren on this aceount
havo been ordcred to stop school-1. O.
O. F, lodge. lnstltuted at Orwigc-Twen
tv-four lirjuor dealers in the Norfolk Po?
llce Court-Rev.. J. Stdney Peters. of
Kamptorr, decilnes superintendency of
State Antl-Saloon League-Propcrtv of
Norfolk and Southern must be replaced
nt Vlrglnia. Beach-Prellmlnary hearlng
ln case of Pollceman Walk at Brlstol
A mail bag stolen at Pulaskl-Flre tn
J-ouiso-?Flre in Gordonsvlllt--Charged
?srltb selllng llquor >?t Doulsa. a local op
tlon town-Smallrox In Northumberland
-Danville's sldowalk or_!nanee-Rapid
development of coal and mineral property
In Lee county?A valentlne party In AVll
Ilamsburg-Rev. Dr. Georgo B. Taylor
called to Holllns. Marrlages-J. G.
Kessler and Mlss I.lzzle Ricbardson in
Roanoke countr; J. C. Thomason and Mlss
Elizabeth Garminin Roanoko countv; D.
F. Orr and Mlss M. G. Kavanaugh at
Wlndsor: Thomas Porkirw and Miss Lucy
E. Waller In Brunswlck; C. C Page and.
Mlss Clara M. Coleman In Charlottesville;
R M. Perkins and Mlss Ida Willlams at
Staunton; J. S. Covlngton and Mlas Lll
llan A. BIggers at Newport News; Lonnie
Harretl and MJss Man- Howell at Gatcs,
N. C; M. J. Davls and MIsb Mlnnlo Dean
at Charlottesville; G. A. McKlnnev nnd
Mlss Vlnetta Green at Leesburg; C. W.
Vaughan and Mlss Estelle J. AVarnor at
Norfolk; AV. D. Mayos and Mlss Lula
Kohlman in Pctersburg. Deatbs-Mrs.
Elizabeth Cnssoll at Mt. Alry. N. C: Mrs.
John I.upton in Gordonsvllle; Mrs. AV. B.
Xtrtley In AVashlngton; Mrs. Annle May
AVood ln Dnnvillc; Travls Twyman ln
Dr. J. L. M. Curry dled at Asheville last
nlght-Tho bark E. S. Powell founders
off. Hatteras, but the crew Is rescued
New chlld-labor blll agreed upon after
conferenco wlth the mill operators
Ralelgh is much stlrred up over tho ques?
tion of annexaUon-The test caso as to
tho llablllty ot judges to the incomc tax
laws-Durham's unlon donot blll passes
the Senate-Tho AVatts llquor blll dls
pusscd In tho House??The Brltlsli steam?
er Garlands. ashore at Kcnnlkeet Life
Bavlng Station, is rescued by tugs
Negro shoots woman and then hlmsolf
Bt Rallegh-Sudden death of Mlss Bar
ron at Charlotte-Shnkc un of Fedcral
offlccholders at Charlotte-Fallure at
Senator Tlllman wlns great viclory in
lecurlng adverse report on nomlnatlon of
Dr. Crum as collector of tho port of
CJiarleston; flght wlll bo taken up on
Iloor of tbe Senate, and administratlon
forces wlll rally to the Presldent?Mr.
Jones, of Vlrglnia, makes speech on Phil
pplnc Item of sundry clvil blll and has
Important amendment udopted-AVhlto
House upproprlatlo)i occaslon of much
ci'ltlclsm ln House. and Presldent got hls
Bhare of lt?Mlnority of commlttee drns
licln their comments on tho Ellllns nntl
robato blll-Presldent Baer makes' clos?
lng nrgurnent for operators before strlke
commlsslon, and is followcd bv Claronee
JTarrow ln a brillUnt speech for tho
mlners; latter wlll fliilsh his argument
to-day-Colonel Powers, nf New Orlcuns.
i,!Sa ~Pl hijm'y suatalneil in belping to
Jift coffln of Presldent Davls at tlme his
rcmulns wero t-omoved to this cltv for
burlul-Mlss Brndlcy is dofendant ln
sult for $50,000 for ullenntl.ni of another
woman s husband's nffccllons; strunge
story of inaiiK attemiit to got wlfe to
sell hlm to Mlss Brudloy-Woinan who
was bequeatod to husband's best friend
sues for dlvorce after some years of
jiiarrlage-?-Slayer of Gonzalos tolls hi*
sldo of kllllng lu affldavlt nruilyliur for
ha??Counsel for Mrs. Nelson, |nBcon
test for Falr milllons, lins affldavlts of
nyewltnesses of tragedy that husband was
the flrst to dle-Man, accusod of murder
nrrested aftnr years ln hldlng lu cavd
tinder hls father s house.
JOTERTAIN MRS. CABELD
AT. INFORMAL LUNCH
1 (Special to Tho TiuicB-Plapntol).)
NEAV YORK, February 12.?Mrs, A.
.lollund Forbes, of No, C7 East Flfly
.Iftli Streot, entertalued nt luncheon to
tlny lu honor nf Mrs, Cabell, o. Rlch
Tlie guests woro Mrs, Francls Miudlok,
Mlss Adelo Barker, Mrs. AVInslow S,
Pierce, Mrs, John Ilonry Holden, Mrs,
j. Decourcey Ireland und Mlss Josephiiiu
Tho entertalnmeiit was a beautiful,,
Ihough hifonnal, uffalr, Mrs. Cuhell has
>een tho reclplent of much soclal atten
llon here where she has a large acijualu
1??ee and l_ very popular.
He Will Take the Stand
He Says He Was Assured that
It Would Not Be Used.
SIGNED TWO OF THEM;
BOTH WERE INCORRECT
The Witness Put Through a Most Rigid
Cross-Examination, but His Testi?
mony Remained Unshaken.
Day, on the Stand, Denies
in Toto the Charges
Brought Against Him
Wtlh the long-awaltod appearancc upon
the stand to-day of tho dofendant hlm?
self, there wlll ln al] prtabablllty be prac
tlcally brought to an end tho second
great chapter In the Campbell Investlga?
tlon?a chapter which in tho closlng
scencs, as evidenced yesterday, ls scnsa
tlonal and remarkablo nnd even ualque,
to a high degrec.
Early in the day Judge Campb?ll will
take nls seat in the wltness chalr, and
there ls every prospect that during w?v
eral hours the narratlvo he wlll unfold
wlll clalm absolutely tho attentlon of
all. Thereupon wlll be> brought to a
Cnlsh the cafe for the defense. One
more wltness ls still to come lf ho can
be forced here. but there wlll hardly bo
any others. Judge Campbell will be the
central flgure at tho close. and there can
be no doubt that the throng who will
stand around him and gather up his
words will be great. Already lost nlght
people wero preparlng to ilock to the
Capitol to-day. They expeet that they
will be repuld. The Investlgatlon up to
thls time has been such as to warrarit
tho bellef that lt will close this chapter
in a blaze of glory.
Durlng the course of the session yester?
day Major Conrad, counsel for the de
fense, made statement to tho effect
that he was through, with the, exeeption
of Judge Campbell nnd the Vour wlt?
nesses for whom attachments havo been
Issued. Three of thoso four camo in
later, nnd wero examlned. Thls left but
one?Woodruff?the Juryman over whom
there has been so much talk, an im
j*)rtant witness. Whether or not AVc-od
ruff wlll get here to-day or will come
at all cannot be sald. Up to last nlght
tho defenso had heurd 110 lato news from
lt was Imposslblc for Judge Campbell
hlmself to take the stand yesterday, be?
cause he was not ready. Ho wanted to
go over the whole testimony and got tho
caso firmly in hls head. To-day ho wlll
bo thus prepared. and when he takes tlie
stand ho wlll be enabled to proceea clear
ly without delay. He will prbduce ai]
tlio letters and papers asked for by tho
commlttee and the counsel for the prose?
eutlon. "They will all be lncluded in hls
narratfcre." sald Major Conrad in hls an
Should AA'oodruff come In latff he wlll
bo placcd on tlio stand. But ho wlll
Iu all llkellhood be tho last. The de?
fenso Is through and to-day tho curtaln
drops on a second aot.
THE REBUTTAL AND ARGtrMENT.
Inqulrios yesterday ellcited tho defln
lto Information that the argument is not
yet to come. Whon tho defenso ends
the proseeutlon, after a recoss probably,
wlll go ln strohgly for rebuttal and will
have tus many wltnesses as the commlt?
tee wlll allow. Mr, Strode said as much
last nlght. Judge Campbell also wlll
Introduco wltnesses by way of rebuttnl.
He wlll bo gul.lcd by tho extont to whlch
the proseeutlon koos In thls dlrectlon.
Chalrman Soutlmll of tho comtnllteo
was asked nbout the rebiitlnl. Ho sald
tlw commlttee would permlt the Intro
duotlon by the proseeutlon of wltnesses
or. rebuttal. How many wltnesses would
bo -alloweil hns not yet been doter
The Sessions Yesterday.
Whatever Is Bald about tho sessions
yesterday, lt must bo ndmlttod that they
woro stroiifily for Cnmpbell In thelr ton
dency an.l that tho day aa a wlu.lo wua
a sort of UeUI-dny for tho deCense.
In the mornlng Mr. S. A, Day, tho
whlskey-selllng drugglst of Amherst,
whose teatlmony Qias beon awnltod wlth
so much Interost, appeured upon tho
stand. nnd for twu long hours or moro
submltted hlmself to n rlgkl nnd HQVera
oxnmliiiitlou. Mr, Uny was oiulnontly
solf-ccintnlnod. No nunieuvres by coun?
sel could shnko hlm or dislurb hls Im
porturnble equuiiimity. Ho is a largo
mnn, ir menaured thrnugh n lelescopo.
When lm got ilrmly ludgod ln tlio wlt?
ness stand uo sudilen Jnr from tlie dl
roctlon of tho proseciuion could dls-'
Tlwro wero othor wituosaea In tho
mornlng, but Mr. Dny was docldcdly
tho foature of tlio sosslon. The drug?
glst donled many t>f tha importnnt
polnts brought out by tho prosemitlon?
donled thom tlatjy and atuok firmly by
Ytfie denlol. He would ? answer wliut he
was asked?no moro nnd no less, Not
onco dld he grow cohfusod or exclted.
AVIth ono or two oxcoptlons, ho was ono
of the coolcst wltnesses who have yet
At nlght Mr. W. M. Burford, one of
the members of tho Jury whlch trlod
Ju.lgo Campbell, - hold tlio fleld unrlls
putcd. Thcro wero ono or two otlwr
n.nd Important wltnesses, but Mr. Bur?
ford wns the stnr.
Mr. Burford was aoverely cross-cx
amined, but ho atuck fast by hls state
BIG CROWD TO-DAY.
Every Indlcatlon polnts to n great
crowd at tho Capitol to-day. Durlng yes?
terday thOjiUtendanrio was larger than
ever Ivsforo. But trom end to end tho
luill wlll bo packo.l and Jammod to
day. Tho wholo town has been eager
ly awaitlng the appearanco ot Judgo
Campbell upon the stand.
THE MORNINO SESSION/
Altendance Larger Than Ever Before.
Mr. Day oh the Stand.
The mornlng sesslon was by long adds
tho best attended of any durlng the en
tiro investlgatlon. Tho ball was packed
to the polnt of congestlon nnd both gal
lerlcs wero overflowlng. Nearly nll the
members of tho commltteo were present.
Mr. Southall was ln the chalr.
MR. DAY ON THE STAND..
When th'e name of tho flrst wltness was
called a Itttlo thrlll of lnterest ran
aToimd. The namo was that of Mr. S.
A. Day, tho whlskey-solllng drugglst, who
has ilgurcd so prominontly In cov.nc-ctlon
with tho present procccdings.
Upon questlon from 'counsel for the
defcnHe, Mr. Day stated that he was un
gaged In the drug buslness. Beforo ho
became n drugfdst. before the Jocal op
tlon laws went lnto effect, he sold whls?
key In a regularly licensed saloon. With?
out any further prcllmlnary Major Con?
rad at once procceded to questlon tho
wltness wlth reference to the testimony
of Cell Rose, the negro sen-ant, who
sald he had gone on a certaln Sunday to
Day's storc and gotten on the order of
Judge Campbell, a Jug of whiskoy. From
the stand came a flat denlal of the ne
"Stato to the commlttee whether on
(Contlnued on Third Page.)
Druggist Day Testifying.
BIG FIGHT COMES
UP THIS iMORNING
Proceedlngsto Condemn Sha?
fer Bullding to Commence
in Federal Court.
Judpre Edmund AVadlll, Jr., slttlng in
tho United States Circult Court at 11
o'clock to-day, wlll empannel a Jury to
condemn tho Shafer bullding property.
Out of tho twenty promlnent buslness
men summoned as jurors, twelve will be
chosen. Evlaenco will bo heard as to
the amount of damages that will be ln
currcd by tbe owners of the property
and the tenants should tlio government
ac(iulre thls bullding
Judge L. 1^. Lewls, the district attor?
ney, will appear for Uie government;
Hon. S. S. P. Patteson will bo the coun?
sel for Mr. Jnmes A Moncure, tho ad
mlnistrator of tho estate of the -lato
John C. Shafer. Mrs. Charles E. Wlilt
lock has como In as a party to tho
sult and wlll havo counsel. She clalmr.
certaln damages, as sho 1ms a clalm to
Ki-ound rent of a portlon of the bullding.
Messrs J. AAr. Andorson, E. Randolph
AVllllams, AVlllls B. Smlth, J. Wr. Ander
son and perhaps others wlll appoar for
cc-rtain of the tenants.
lt Is posslblo that Mr. Moncure,
through hls counsel, will make a flght
agalnst condemnlng the property, as
somo of tho tonants havo mado larger
demands for damages than ho antl
clpatod. when he ngreed to sell tho prop?
erty to tho government for ?175,000.
Tho proeeedings will be in open court
and they nro expected to bo exceedingly
breezy. It is thought that all tho evl
donoe wlll be Introduced to-day. More
than llkely counsel wlll doslro to arguo
the case, and j In that event the matter
will probably not go to tho jury untll
TO WHITE CHURCH
Was Born a Slavein Hampton.
Vlrglnla, and was Aided by
Henry Ward Beecher.
(Speclal to Tho Tlines-Ulspntch.'.
BOSTON. MASS., Fob, 12,-Rev. P.
Thonms Stauford, A. M. MD,, DD., LLD..
a Bnston negro, hus just received n call
to thi* piistornto of tho Wllborforco M'o
morlul Church of Hlrnilngluim. Eng.,
whlch has ftn ontlro whlto coiigxegiitlon.
Stnnford 1ms not yet ncwipteil tho call,
but hns wiilton urglng tlio cliurch lo
tnko a whlto nian, beouuso ho boliovcs'
that a uolorod mail ablo to presldo ovor
that cliurch can llnd moro usuful employ
niftit nniong .hls own race Iu Amorlca.
Stauford wns born a slavo iu Hampton
Va,, ln lfcCO, -intl "S ii stuileiit ho had tlio
help of Rev. Henry Wanl Beecher and
lJarrl.it Beecher Ktowe. Iu '81 lie went
to England and griuliintod with honors
lu law, tlteology niid niodlolne, Ho has
boen engaged sovoral years lu homo mls
alonury work uiuoiig Buston colored peo?
Committee Reports Ad
versely on Crum.
BITTER PILL FOR
Battle will Now Be Fought
Out on Senate Floor.
FLAG IN THE ORIENT
This Declaratlon bf Representative Wil?
liam Jones, of Virginla, Who Yes?
terday Succeeded in Havlng
Philipplne Item in Sundry
Civil Bill Amended?He
May Visit the Islands
By WAliTER EDWARD HARRIS.
(Spccinl tn Tne Tlmej-Dlapntch.1
AVASHINGTON, D. C. February 12.?
Tho white people of South Carolina havo
won a partial vlctory, and Presldent
Roosevelt has reeelved a severe blow at
the hands of the Senato Commlttee on
Commerce. The commlttee. by a vote
of 6 to 8 this morning, recommended that
the nomlnatlon of Dr. AV. D. Crum (col?
ored, to be collector of the port of
Charleston. be not confirmed.
Perkins and Jones, of Nevada, voted
wlth the De'.nocrats to-*k.ill the noralna
tlon. The actlon 4>f the commlttee cre
ated much excltement. The news from
tho commlttee room reached the galle
rles In a short tlme after tho commlt
to.'s actlon, and there wero many ex
presslons of elatlon. Senator TiUmun
was congratulated on all sldes. It was
hls victory and a blg one. He has
fought Crum as hard as lt ls possible
for even Tillman to flght, His answer
to every congraUuatlon to-day was llttle
moro than a grim smile?tho smlle that
he Ls very much in earnest becomes a
Senator Tillman realizes that the flght
Ls not over. Had not two of the ten
Republlcan members of tho eomml'.teo
been absent, and had not two Republl?
can s voted wlth the sIx Democrats, lt is
probable that tho report of the commlt?
tee would have been dlfferc-nt from what
The battle wlll now be fought out on
the floor of tho Senate. Senator Tillman
ls hopeful, but not absolutely conlldent.
All the tremondous power of tlie admin?
istratlon will be exerted to havo the ne
gro's nomlnatlon conllrmed. It Is to bo
the pollcy of the Democrats to hold up
the nomlnation as long as possible iu
the hope o? the President's wl.hdra.wing
it. Then, if he does not do so, they wlll
endeavor to smash lt.
STARVATION; NOT TRADE.
" 'Trade follows the flag' ls a favorite
cry of the Republlcans," said Represen
Uitlvo Janes. of Vlrglnia, to-day. "Our
experlenco has been that It is sturvatlon
and necessary charlty that havo followcd
the flag ln tho Oricnt."
He was dlscusslng the ltem ln the sun
dry clvll blll now pendlng in the House,
appropfiatlrig S_,000.000 for tho rellef of
starving Flliplnos. Aa tho scnlor Demo
ciatlc member of the Commlttee on In
sular Affalrs. Mr. Jones is deoply In
terestcd in this !t*_ and w_s anxlous to
sco lt pa-s'sed iifion before ho loft for
hls home to accompany hls wlfe to this
Tho condltlons In tlie Phlllpplnes nro
sald to be fearful. Tho riuderpost, a dls
easo that ls invariably fearful, has de
stroyed about soventy-flvo per cent. ot
the wator buffalo, tho beast of burden
in tho Phlllpplnes. and tho agrlculturnl
class is wlthout anlmals to prosecuto
But worst of all, the army has de
stroyed in cerlaln dlstricts about every
thlng upon whlch people can exlst, ns
well as all farm bulldlngs. Thero havu
boen many deaths from starvatlon, and
unloss rellef comes soon thero wlll bo
many more. 7t Is absolutely esscntlal
that tho Unltcd States help tho people,
or the dcatbs f)-om starvatlon wlll bo
sluggerlng ln number.
MAY A'ISIT PHILTPPINES.
Mr. Jones sald to-day It was llkoly that
ho would go to tho Phlllpplnes this suin
(Contlnueii on Tenth Page.)
BEFORE LEE CAMP
He Will Speak to the Veterns
To-Nlght on General
Robert E, Lee.
By the Invitation of Leo Camp, Con
ft'dernlo Veterans, Judgo George L,
Clirlstlitn wlll repeat nt Leo Catnp
Hall to-nlght at 8 P, M. an address lato
ly dollvered nt W'llllumsburg on Geiioial
Robort 15. Lue, "Tho Man, tho Causo
Ho Espouscil, nnd Somo of tho Achlove
mentji ln (Jiat Cauae," Tho ladles^ iuid
gentlemen ?f all Coiifedernto cissocla
ttons uro oordlally Invlted end tho Legls
lutur. of Vlrglnia and tlio publltt
REV. J. L. M. CURRY, D. D., LL. B.
. FOR YEARS
Death of Col, Powers Sequel
to That of President Davis.
WAS HIS INTIMATE FRIEND
When Body of Martyred Presldent Was
Removed to This City, Col. Powers
Received Injury in Lifting Coffln
Which Finally Killed Him.
(Spcclnl to Tho .TImes-Pi?patcli.)
NEAV ORLEAXS, LA., February 12.
In tho death to-day in New* Orleans of
Colonel M, R. Powers, dlvlsion puss-engcr
agent of tho Southern Rallway, thero
was a curious sequel to the death of
Presldent Jefferson Davls lu 1SS9. Tho
Immediato cause of Colonel Powers'
death was hernorrhnges brought on by
an Injury to the splne, whlch ho' sus
tairied fourtoen years ago wlille asslst
lug In pluclng the coflln of Jefferson
Davis on a Southern Rallway car prepar
atory to its removul from thls clty to
tho martyred Prcsldent's flnal restlng
place at Riehmond, A'a.
Colonel Powers was then, as nt tho tlme
of hls death; tho leiidltiR splrlt in the
local blflco of the Southern Rallway.
When tho body of the Confcodrato leadcr
was removed from Its rc3tlng placo nt
Metairlc, It devolved on Coionet Powers
to conduct tho botter part uf tho cerc
monles. He was un Intiraato frlend dur?
lng the llfe of Presldent Davls. ajid fhrow
all of tho enthuslasm ho was known to
possess lnto tho work.
l-Io becamo ono of the pall-bearers,
and inj endeavorliig to lift. tho henvy cof?
fln lnto the baggage car at tho Loutsville
and NJaahvillp depot, suftered tho injury
whlcli ultlmately caused hls death.
Four days after tho funeral Colonel
Powers was taken seriously UL Tho
Southern placed a prlvate car at hls dls
posal and sent hlm flrst to Ashevlllo, N.
C, and then to Plillndelphln. All efforts
wero ln valn. Colonel Powers rnmnincd
an invalld tho rest of hls llfe, and though
ho was retalnod ln hls posltlon. lie had to
bo wheolcd to lils ofllco lu an invalid's
Southern Rallway Gave a
Large Contract to the Lo
Tho Southern ltnllway yestnrday placed
wlth, tho Rlohmond Branch of tlio Amerl?
can Locomotlvo Worlss an ordor for tlilr
ty-two oiiglnes. Thlity-ono pf thoso nro
to bo of tho large, consolidnti-d varln
ty, und tho otllOl' a len-wh.iel passonger
loooniutlvo. All ino for dellvery lu 10O|.
Tho works now luivii a lurga niunbivr of
oi'dors aliciui und tho gr.-ni plaiit is a
porfect hlvn vaf IlldUBlry.
(lovernor Mouttigue yasterdav tssued n
r.'(|iilBltlou on tho Chlof Justtco of tha
Dlstrlot of Colombln for Sniiuml Wulkur,
who ls wanted lu I'hiirloitcsvillo on tho
chiirgo of obUltilug kooiIh uinier fnlso
pretensos. Oftlim- 0, W, llogi-ra wlll go
Steamer Calvert Reaches Bal?
tlmore With a Romance.
ESSEX COUNTY COUPLE
Bride's Parents Objected and Couple
Eloped to Baltimora and Were Mar?
ried?Left in Afternoon to
(Speclal to The Tlraes-Dlspaleh)
BADTIMORE, MD.. February 12.?Tlie
steamer Calvert, of tho AVeenis Llne,
brought a romance from Vlrglnia when
ittled up at tho doclc this morning.
Thero woro two exclted ladies among
those waitlng for Ihe. boat's arrlval. They
wc-re tho MlsseS Burch, llvlng on Arllng
ton Avenue, and their partlculav Interest
was in a sturdy twenty-seven-year-old
ntan, who was reglstered on tho passenger
llst as Charles J. Hurch, ot' Central Cross,
?SharJng ln hls occupatlon of tho center
front stage posltlon wits Miss Mattlo Kato
Hart, of Cummer, ..Ara.,- who bluslied Im
preaslvely. She is' only scvonteoi. years
It was nn Essex county olopement, Hls
parents aro deceused. Her parents wero
objectors. Sho was too young. l_ove
laughed at locksmlths and patrorilzcd a
slcamboat llne. Tho boitt plcked tho cou?
ple up at Bowler's AVharf, A pmicher
and a llcenso wero.quickly secured, but it
was declded not to havo tho ceremony ou
tho wharf, so they went wlth tl^o Rev.
W. T. Way to hls home and' wero niar
This evenlng they took tho steamer for
Essex county iuid wlll ask forgiveness.
(By Ass.clatod I'rcss.)
ST. 1.0U1S, MO,, Feb. 12.?At tho end
of tho thlrd Uay's run on tho Co-opera
tivo Turf Investnicnt Company by |n
vestors demaiidlng the ruturu of their
deposlts, tho result stands:
E J. Arnold & Company, all pay
John .1. Ryait _ Company, ?U pa.y
Tiiteriiational Investnicnt Company,
all paynients susponded.
Chrlsty Syudlcato Investment Com?
pany, all paynients susponded,
t'nlted Turf Investment Company, of
Grand jury lnvestlgatlon of investment
of company's mcthotis of transuetlng
WILLED HIS WIFE
TO HIS BEST FRIEND
(Kiicolnl lo Tho TliiieH-rilsputelO
NEW YORl., February 12. -Frlday.
February 13th, wllloli ls lo-iuorrow, wlll bo
tho twentletb aniilversary of the ?arrluso
of Wllllam Fernschlld, -:i rlch '"hutlder.
und hls wlfo. Dorn, aiul they aro gulug
to oolobrato It wltli n _ull for .opura
Mrs. Fonisehlkl was tho wldow of
ClirlHllnn Sohnel.ler, who, on hls donth
bed,, roquesteit her to marry Ferusohlld
wlthln n year, uinl lu February, l_), sho.
duly^liecamo Mrs, Fernschlld.
Ou February til, IS.;;, Mr. inul Mrs.
Fernschlld qiiarrole.l over money mat
f.ors und separnted. That was llio flrat
of u sor is uf thlrtoeii separalions and
rficoiielllu.lons. tho present unu belntr.
*.r_. Fom.clilld liop.s, flnal
The Prominent Southern
Educator is Dead.
BY DR. HATCHER
Valuable Services to theSouth
and the Country.
INTERMENT ON SUNDAY:
His Relatlon to Riehmond College at an
Important Period of Its Hlstory.
Wise and Prudent Administra
tion of Large Educattonal
Funds?His Service as
Mlnister to Spaln.
Dr. J. L.. M. Curry, former mlnlster to
Spaln and one of the most promlnent
educators in tho South, dled ih Ashevllle.
N. C, at 11:20 o'clock last nlght oC
Brlglit's diseoso at the rcsldenco ot hls
brother-In-law, Colonel Connelly. Dr,
Curry. had been criUcally ill for tho past
two weeks. Mrs. Curry arrjved froni
Phlladelphia last week, and was at th".
bedsldo of Iier husband when hls death'
oceurred. Th-o remains of Dr. Curry will
ba buried in Hollywood Cemetery on'
In tlio death of Dr. Curry there Is lost.
to tho South and to tho natlon one of
Its most representatlvo and distlnguished
men. Throughout tho land ho waa
known and esteemed; ln Vlrglnla a.nd
tho South, whom he had served so faith
fully, his name was, and ls still. a. house
hold word, whlch will enduro though itn
bearer ls now no more.
Tho llfo of Dr. Cury is an epttomo of
publlc history during. many past years.
To hlm lt fell, through a'.long and bril?
liant career, to serve not only hls natly*
soctlon, but the natlon at largo. For
tho past forty years ht) had beon con
stantly in tho publio eye-and the record.
of hls acts shows to what extent ho de
voted his great talents to tho publlc
weol. One of the last thlngs he dld?a
thing whlch. ln the opinion of many,
opernted to haston that gradual broak
down ln health which had durlng tlio
past moiiths been more and more notlce
able?was to represent hls eountry at
tho coronation of a European -klhg.
Beglnnlng ln tho early years ot ths
last century, tho llfo of Dr. Curry is
Intertwincd wlth, Amerlcan history to the '
present day. At-the early age of twen- ..
ty-one years ho was figuring ln the Mex
Ican War, and a llttlo later he entered'
polltles as State loglslntor and then poll?
tlclan. From then untll a few week*
beforo his death he was ceaselessly,. un- /
tlrlngly at work. As Confederate, n'".'"
ediicntor, as clergyniun, ns author, as)
mlnistei- for the gov-ernnicnt abroad, ha
appeareel ln the aame light?always cap
able und carnest. Much he dld to placa
in her true posltlcm in history his na
tlvo land. und for thls moro than for
anything else. perhaps, this natlvo lariij
of hls looked up to hlm ln reverenoe.
GREAT PERSONAL LOSS.
To hundreds of tho cltlzens of Rieh?
mond tho deatli of Dr. Curry wlll coma
witli a senso ot personal loss. In . no
sectlon of tho land wns hn better known
or, more slncoroly beloved. For a pe-'
rlod of hls llfe he found hls resldenca
ln thls clty, and hls work at Riehmond
College and elsewhero hero and through?
out tho State has borne fruition, whlcli
eiuluros to tho present day. In the lat
ter years whon his tlme waa spent most -
ly ln tho Natlonal Capitol he was'still
an uceasioiml vlsitor. who was always
suro of a o.oi'dlal and liearty welcome.
Amung the Baptlst minlaters of Rieh?
mond ho had some of his wannest aud
Another thing whlch attached Dr.
Curry to Riehmond was tlie fuct that
hls wldow Ih a Rlcliinond lady well
rdmomhered hero. Sho was a dnughtr-r.
of Mr, James Thomas, tho wealthy to
bncionlst, und ono of her sistors ls still
VIOOROUS ALMOST TO THF ENM.
Under such circlmstances as these. It
is ousily to bo imaglned that tho peo?
ple of Rlohmond join with tho natlon
nt large in mournlng the death QfL-JIm
brilliant nilulster. A few hnd for somo
tlmo been iiwarc" of hls real conditlon,
but among tho vust majorlty his robust
tlguro, hls mitnly strido aml tho romark
ablo caso wlth whlch ho woro hls years
woro decoptlvo to tlio eye. Fow rea
lltced tliut ho had ptisscd ? hls sovonty
llftli yoar. Kewor still reallzed how lu
tho lattoi- nionths ho was sinklng rapld
ly; how to those immediately aroun.l
hlm lt had beon evldont for some tliun
past that ho could not long withstuatl
tlio encroaclimont of years.
Houce lt Is wlth an addltlonal shook
that tho nows of lils depiirtui-o comes,
Widospread grlof follows it and through?
out tho clty to-day many nre mourn?
111S LIl'T-l IN BIUEP.
Jnhez Lamar Monroo Curry was born
ln Llin-i.Iii oounty, Ca., Juuo 3, IS'^3, H?
removed lo' Alabanm whon tlilrtaen'yeara
of ngo, graduated iu TJlllverslty . of
(leorgla ln 1M3, nnd iu lSlS complotcd hls
legal tralnhig ln tlie Harvuril [,mV
Kcliool. lu 1N4(| ho served in tlw "Toxas
Rangers" durlng tho wur wlth Mexlco.
Ho wns u i)ionil>i?r of tho Alubama Lc-g.
Islature durlng snveral tonns aud ivpro
Bontod |i|s dlstrlot ln C.'otigrosa twu ta-run<.
Whon Alabama aocoded from tho L'nion
lu IBUl ho wms appolntc-d deputy to thn
Southern opnvcntloii, whloh met in Mont- ,
gomory, and suusoquentiy reproaontad '
hls Stato ln tlia Confederato Congras^.
Ho also se.rve.1 ln tho Confoderitta armv
unilor Clenenil Joseph ]>'.'. Jonlislon. rii
-1S6S h? wns oleoted presldent of Hownrd
Colloge, Alii,, nnd ln 1*'W profo?nor of
Eimllsh ln Riehmond Cullego. Ho alsn
Hllod tho chair of merital and m>rnl '
sclence lu Rlclimoud und leotursd on law.
Bofora eumlng to Vlrglnla he wns or
dalned to tho goi.-pel mlnlatry, but nevar
\accei?t?il tho pastorute of any chuxd*.