Time for bright, new furniture.
"tffa rose is fairest when 'th budding new/
Why wouldn't Scott's words apply to our store.
EVery freight brings us something new---some brand
new style gf furniture.
'Ihe stock is now budding new. Before spring arrives
'twill be losing some cf its beauty.
Handsome, durabie furniture for every room in the
house?superior in point c/'quality in both material and
workmanship, beauty, style and low price always.
'The longer you wait the poorer your choice.
Furniture, Floor Coverings, Stoves, <&c.
609 East Broad Street, ? RichmontJ, Va.
He Wlll Go This Week to
REV. MR. WEST TO STAY
Wlll Have Charge of the Offlce Tem
porarily?An Amusing Experlence
in Suffolk?News and
Tho Rcv. C. H. Crawford, lnto suporin
tondont of the Antl-Saloon Dcague of
Vlrglnla, wlll bld farewell to Rlehmond,
Va,, Uils week. Ho wlll go to Baltlmore,
?ivhero ho. wlll establlsh his headnuarters
untll ho has declded Ilnitlly whero ho
will sottlc for ihe future.
As stated herctoforc, Mr. Crawford is
coosldcring two or three llatterlng calls
which have been lald before him. Tho
.poaltlon of superlntendent of tbe new
'Antl-Saloon lieaguo of North Dakola Is
?tipcn to hlm. Whilo lt ln liardly llkely
bo wlll go that far away, ho has not
Jinnlly deelined the offer. The Amerlean
Antl-Saloon b-cugue Is ulso after him
and wlsbos hlm to tako chargb of tliu
Boutlieastorn DIstrict, coverlng all tlio
South Athintic States, It appears prob
uhlc tliat bo will go ln for thls work.
Mr. Crawford came here about two
years a;;o and opened up llio anti-saioon
work. Slnce then ho has been moro or
less beforo the publlc eyc, in vlew of
his connectlon with tbe Campbeli affair,
Ynrious rumors have boen .abroad lo
the oifoct thnt the Rev. J. \W. West,
ileld secretary of tho leaRue, intended to
go oul wlth Mr. Crawfbrd und .would
shortly reslgn. Whon seon yosterday he
denled tho report. lt lui-s been practl
cally sKttled that ho ls to stay in hi3
present capacity. Untll a suocessor to
tho Rov. Mr. Crawford la securcd Mr.
West wlll have clmrgo of tho offlce. ln
cident to the upbeaval, it Ls stated tliat
ono lssuo of tho Chrlstlan Federatlpri
wlll liave to be sklpped. Tho March
number ls expectcd to appear on time,
AN 4MTJSING INCIDBNT.
Mr. West bas jdst returned from Suf?
folk, where bo went to open up a. tem
perance campatgn. Whlle away he liud
eomo rather amusing experlohcos.
Just after ho bad enterc-d Suffolk mid
beld a cohference wlth the pastors nnd
nrranged for a meetlng on the fourth
Sunday, ho went lnto a restaurant to
get dinnor. He dlscovercd later tbnt
thera was a bar attachod. Whilo stiil
in tho restaurant Mr. AVost saw a man
como ln and slio-.v tlio, proprlotor a copy
of tho paper ln whlch It waa nnnounced
lhat the Antl-Saloon Loague roprcsenta
tlvo would nhortly pay Suffolk a vlslt;
Tho res'tauranteur, na sald, had a saloon
attaclvcd to his place, und ho appeared
to be much agltated. '
"I wlsh ho (West) would stop here,"
ho sald., "and I know It; I bei. I'd llx
Then ho and his frlend went on to dls
cuss tho sltuation. Memiwhile Mr. Went
sat near by nnd took noter. of what they
sald about hlm, Ho mlght havo occa
slon to refer to them hereaftor.
When bo left Suffolk that day aeveral
people tboufiht bo had gone for ir'<od
and began to rejolco. But laat Bunday?
tlie fourth Sunday?ho went back nnd
beld a meeting ln tlie Clty Hall Itsclf.
On Monday nlght he packed tho Baptlst
Church and made arrangomonta for the
organleatlon of an Antl-Saloon l.'-aguo
tft t/w Vhoatres.
"Mr. Jolly of Jpllot" ls not such un
iwfuliy Jolly v
Hmes when H
Indeed, there are
vrv tcdloua. 1M
?aVil Qarvle und Molly Tliornpson
througlioul tlie pleee glvo nn hnltfttlon
?f two ot the '?hi-tiinit vui'ietv porform
udli in-) ls Hot wll
vornacular of the
,.i ?', but tho averagi
pnpugh vprsod In ti
i \uu ? and tli ? " lf'k
,,, fujly ," ? ?' thls Ih"' Of WOrk, ril'd
.,h :'..! '<??. 'stiift'" JV.lls Ilal.
ro of tho
.?>?a. " ' '.
i- u is ihe on
pgrfbrmancc, mnl inili to in.ik" an im
preaslon. ol cin.-e tl.-i ei tlio producUpn
ja a failure, f ? there : n ithliiB i-tse
t ii .vo been
are not bo i
. ehosen in tho dark.
Alaudo Aillsoii ii.i the fJwodlsb servant
Mrl did tho best-work i>( any one In the
Siet, There Is, of eourse, nothlriK origl
na.1 ln this part. but !t iva.i well actcd
by Miss Alliwii.
;' 'rhere ls llttlo lo be raid of Ihe othel >'?
oertainly nothlng to tl-ilr cred!:. Thi
productioa os a wholo v.-. dl.sippolnt
"Jilg Zag Allc-V" v.-.i: : ever construuled
to pleuso anyone, but lt erowd.i the Isijou
Theatre at every porfornuinee, i nd Judg
v/ng from tho odvanco aales or .n:ls, wlll
ppntlnue to crowd it al! th): w--i-k.
Tho mcrry forco gncs wlth a d.ifh and
pnuckle from sturt to f.nlsh. There Ih
muoh muijlc and a ho.-.t of m;;-.,'biltlon.
| 'J'ho thrpe acts aro full at life and
I jiuvlltP.', and tbc^piccd gocs W.Uh a rou.t
i ? ! ? ?
finm tho rlse to tho fall of tho ctirtnln.
Tho company ls n, very clorer one, nnd
tlie mombors are all kept busy. The
chanlcters in tho comody are woll dlver
slfied, and tho motlvo is well workcd out
to tho cllmnx. .
Tho scenory and cbstumos aro both
elaborato and 1n good taato, and t'hn whole
production is brlght, llvely, nnd well
Lowls Morrlson hlmself wlll appcar at
the Acndoiny for tho lnst tlme ln thls
clty to-day, matlnco and nlght, with hls
novel, hlghly effectivo and superb now
production of ""Faust." Long und eostly
oxporimonts for produolng a Ilash of
Ilghtnlng in mlnlaturo havo at lnst
proved suecessful. Tho'mlmlc electrlu
disclinrgos from murky olouds ndd con
sldernbly lo llib, wllil subllmlty of tim
ttimiiltuous seono on the sitmmlt of tho
Brocken. Asldo from tho elaborato
stnglng of "Faust," the drnma Is rcn
dered In the hlghest degree Intbrestlng
by Mr. Morrlson's grap'hlc rbpresbntatlon
of Mephlstn. A muslral novelty hns been
porfected for helghlcning the efterlt'of
tlie church scene. A chimo of Vlcli
toned bells ring out full and clear whllo
tho woi'shlppers .osscmblo. As tho llngpr
lng echoos of tho bolls dlo softly awny,
the vnlco.s of slngors nnnounco the op<ni
Ing of servlces wlthln the snered edlflce.
Approprlato orcheslrnl music forms a
flttlng accompiinimont to sovoral of tho
sccnes. The muslcal seloctlona given
with tho rictlon h'f the play comjirlse
gems from Gounod's scpre of "Faust"
nnd soloctlons from tho composltlons of
Rosslnl nnd Moyerbeer nnd other great
oomposers. Mr. Morrlson ls supportoJ
by an excellcnt company.
Tho followlng crltlcinrh or "Prisoner
of Zonda," whieh wlll bo tho nttractlon
on Thttrsdny, matlnee and nlght, ap
peared ln tho Norfolk Virglnlan-Pllot of
"Mr. Joseph Solmnn nnd n clever sup?
port presonted "The. Prisoner of Zenda"
at tlie Academy ol' Muslo last nlght to
a falr-sized audleneo. Tho house, to
havo measured up to tho merlts of tlie
pcrfoniiaiU'O, should havo beon ernwded.
Mr, Selman ls a talcntcd nnd flnlshed
actor, nnd ho was rendored ndmlrnblo
support l.y Mlss Floronca Galo and a
troupo mndo up of exccptlonally capablo
"The oharocters mndo fnmnus through
Anlliony Hope's great novel. were sue
cossfully nssumcrt by Mr. Selman, who
has long ago won hls way lnto the
henrts of Amerlcan theatro-goers. An
oxt.oiidcd cr'Itlcls'm nf the production of
lnst evenlng wouid necessarlly be but a
rcpetltldh of tho hlghly flattorlng notlco.i
he has nlready l-ecelved from press nnd
publlc whorever h<? has been seen In tho
drumatlmtloh of Mr. Hope's fasclnatlug
and stlrrlng rornnnco.
"M.li.'-i Galo, ns Prlneess Flavln, and
Mlss Florenee Gelbnrt, ns Ahtolnotto de
Mauban, wero nll that could bo iV-slred,
ns wei-e Olto Ardale ns Riipert of Hont
zatl, and Wllllam DeWolfo ns Colonel
Sn.pt, an old Boldlor.
"The performnnco wns Just what those
who' mtondod it aiitlelpated?a very
elaborato and n very pleaslng produc?
tion of one of tlie most popular novels
In prosont-day Uterature."
Thero wlll be n very Interostlng Ma
sonle, celebratlon In Hampton next Fri?
day nlght, at whieh tlme the Masbnlo
Indges nf Newport News, Old Point nnd
Hampton wlll nnlte with the Mosons of
tho lalter clty. Tlie Mosonlo degrecs
wfll bo conferred ln anclont form. nfter
whlch a sumptuous banquot wlll bo
tendored to Most Worshlpful TO. N. Eu
b'ank, Grand Mnster of Miisons In Vir?
ginla. Bosides the Grnnd Mnstor, sove
ral dlslJngulaliod Mnsons wlll rrwpond to
toasts, among them Governor Mnntaguo,
Hon. It. T. W. Dnko, of Oharlottesvllle;
Mr. Jofferson Wnllaco, of Richmond;
Colonel George C. Cabell, Jr., of Dan
vllle, nnd Hon, S. Gordon Cuinmlng, of
Good Food Makes It.
No ono so well knows tho dollo.loiis
feeiltifj that oofrnes from belng woll fed
as tho one who hn.s suffored and the.n
found food that rcally wouid dlgost nnd
Feed Uio body nrlfjht nnd see tho
ohango, A Imly of Latrobo, Penn.,
wrltes: "Somo year* ago I had' an nt
tnck of neryntia prostratlbn nnd my vo
ention of muslc teachor belng vory try
Ing, tho norVOUHliesa alTerlml my dlgt-s
tive prgnils esp much that tlie food could
np| ba (atin wltlioitt great dJBtreas,
"Thls hnd been niv oenditlon for years.
About four V'.-mis ,-i;.'o I hnd a hoavy
'?"id that went to tlio weak parts und
causod rotarrh of tho stoinnoh. I took
i.i.ltl- nfti'i- hoPle of mediolno, but noth
lii-.- i leinc | to Jielp.
"1 waa alwaya hung-ry. and uiisatln(Ied,
but nothlng r;i '.'.? iu-- strengthi und
fll a |y 1 . uld iipt . \'Qt\ tako a, slp of
i.-ni.i water wlthout l-iin und vomltlng,
Food iii If . ??e.l me so that I wouid
throw up iiii'utlifula of sllino nnd mu
?'W'ell, 1 had reae.hcd that stago of not
oaring mucji Lo ||vo and niill not qulto
Bloli enough to dlo, when i flnally was iu
ilii.-nl to try (ir.i).e-Nlits. 'i'lie I'.iod
?.-.?? 111'.'ii llke u oharm. Thero w;u. no
i..,,- aftiir eatlng, and i felt aa If l
liod a nttii) liold on in-'. Thai waa Ihe
I :-;.nln>- ol' llie i nd Of IllV !i!<-);in-.^..
'J'.'io nei-voasrieaa gradually left me oiid I
i.'-ianio enilrely eurptj of that ilreudfuj
iiim-asii, iierviiii-i proatratioii, l boun ie
ri.i. i-il rny i'.-mil ni'ii.iil (inn moro, and
! .. moro eolor in my clii.li.i tlinii I
.-..i li"l in yi-.ir.-i, ftJid i givo Grapo
Ni:lM tho civ.lil. I ciiuM e;i; them t.'nve
ibii.-n a day; 'J'ih y aia Utvaluablg to me.
"WIUl a lin;,ilU';t!it at tJr !<;.?-.N'11 ti, ,-iiul
i I'.-.in, n i-i.ll. somo finli and a e'.i|i of
]'..:U'i.';> .'.'olf'-e. I led b-tler mi.t' j-itloI.-;. )
Uian on a:,y oiher food nnd arn lit-ttor
ablo t-j atand iu; work," Name _,ivuu by
Pt..-it'.nii Co., PftUle Ci-(.vl;, MJeh.
Theologlcal Schools Among
THE BOARD'S GREAT WORK
Mls3ionartos Declaro That tho Greatest
Thlng Neodod Is a Trained
From every section of tlio great mls
slonary Held thero como forth appoals
for the theologlcal tralnlng of natlvo
healhens, converted lo the Chrlstlan
falth, that they may go among tholr
own /people und earry on tho work of
Probably half oth'a batch of letters
just rocpived by tbe Forelgn Misslon'
Board hbro conluin referenco to tho
great need in thls dlreotlon. So much
ls thls tho euso that the Boord Is malt
ing the Interestlng d'cpa.rture of estab
llshlng- 1/lioologlcal tralnlng scliools in
many of tho far-off lands. The plnn
Ib worklng woll, and has reaulted in a
great advanco in tho misslon movement.
Not only aro tho nntlves bebig cdu
cated, but Bomo of them are so woll
proparod tbey can themselves traln thelr
A GREAT MOA'D.
Tho Board is nuich pleased with thls
plan, which wlll bo of \iast asslstiuico
and lmportanco, and wlll in all proba
bllity push lt vlgorously. In the March
Issue of tho organ of the Board thero
wlll bo printed tlio followlng:
"Tho establlshment of theologlcal
tralnlng schools marks a dlstlnct ad?
vanco in our work. For many yenra
llio lonely mlsslonnry. preached hero and
thero; then his little church of a few
members wns organlKod; then soino of
these members wlsh to prench to
otliers; the llltlo churcbos multlplle.d'
and tho preachors multlplicd, but tho
latter iieeded lnstructlon to bo nble to
do eniclent work. Besldos thls, tho
mlsslonnry found that ho needed to mul
llply himsolf, nnd Instead of his golng
and prciU'bitig, only one, ho should pro
pare ten, twerity or forty, and sond them
out In evwy dlreotlon preachhur tho.
W'ord. ? ? ? There Is another great ad
vantago whlch la comlng to tbe front In
thls work. - When lt was started, our
nils.sloiiarles iuid' to do most of tho
teachlng; now we are gottlng natlvo men
so well prepnred that they can do some
of tbe work . In liolplng to traln their
follow-countrymen. AVhlle tho mblsslbn
arles still take genoral charge, directlng
and teachlng In somo departments, yet
tlio foreign preachors nnd teachers are
developlng to do much of the work.
"Tho natlvo preachors ln China and
other forelgn lands can llvo on far less
than the mlsslonarios v.-o send out. Thus
it ls seen lo bo a wlso work from every
standpolnt to help these mon to prepu.ro
for tbe great work whloh must bo dono
by them. I/ot us roallzo that wo can
and must be.gln tbe work in foreign
lands, but tlio great results aro to bo
oxpebted aa multltudes of. thelr own.
peoplo go out to tell of Chrlst and His
Mlsslonarios at work in tbe flelds com
ment favombly upon tho plan of the
Board". The Rev. Wllllani H. Cannada,
of Pcriyimbiico, Brazll, declaros that the
greatest thlng needed la a well-equipped
natlvo mlnlstry. Mrs. Allce Johnson
I-Inys, at Ying-tak, Chlna, says pretty
much the. same thlng. "We need natlve
workers very much," sho declares, "to
tell Ibem tho word whilo walli'ng, and
aro praylng tho Lord to send tliem^ to
The Rev. R. T. Bryan, of Shanghal,
Chlna, spcalts up ln tho same manner:
'Our greatest need for years has beon
trained natlvo workers. They aro not
perfectly trained, havo yot much to
leani, but pruls-e God for them, such us
Merry Dance in Henrico.
At tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. R. F.
Fromun, near Lakcsldo Park, Monday
nlght was tho sceno of a very dellghtful
dance. lt waa glven by Mr. Bverott Fro
ir.nn ln honor of his frlend, Miss I.cna
AValker, of Rlehmond.
Among some of tho dnncers wero Messrs.
Honry Shoroden, Lowls Bllett, Willle
Snilth, Chnrlio .Smlth, Arthur Fiolds,
Wllllo Shephord, AA'llllo Fleinlng, Chnrlle
Btansb'ury, Walter Luck, Jotor Beasloy,
jalto Childrey, Kay L. Taylor and-many
others. Misses Lula, Ftinel and Mabol
Harria, Bdna Lacy, Lula Sptllbr, Bertha
Toney, Ornelo Blnnt, Ida nnd Clemmlo
Stiong, Blancho Tbrlfl, l.olla Jones, Ida
Gioom, Clara and Pearl Stono, Bossle and
Annio Beiisley, of \Vpst Vlrglnla.
Murphy's: .Toseph T. Hnwlos3, Nor?
folk; F. F. Seott, Vlrglnla; Cartor Glass,
Lynchburg; M. C, Armstrong, AV. A.
Burton, A'lrglnla; A. AV. Magee, Cl'arks
vlllo; R. T. l'rice, Jr., Nowport Nowh;
AV. Snmuol Goodwyn, Rmporia; AVilllu
A. Jenklns, Nowport News; ,1. M. Tliornp?
son, Norfolk; AV. F. Carson, Rlvcrton.
New Ford's: John AVIlson, Ashlandj
T. R. Freo'nian, McKenney.
Goes Into Bnnkruptcy.
Mr, John S. Do Fnrges, of ^A,est Point,
has flled a petitlon ln bankruptoy in tho
clork's offlce of tho Unlted States Dis?
trlct Court-of the Fasforn Distrlct of
A'lrglnla. He places lils llubllltles at
Jia.iai.70. His nssots are about $a00, of
Whloh a.mount tho potlllor.er clalnis $1U0
Ash Wednesday Wlll Be Ob
served In tlie Cluirches
Lent, the season of fastlng iuid pruyer,
begins to-day wlth tho eelebratlon of Ash
Wi-diursduy. Speclal aervlCPS will bo held
lu all Ihe Cuthollp and Bplsoopal cliurch
pS, ln tho foniur usllOS wlll bo plnred
upon the foruhcuds of those ivho apprimch
Throuwl.iout tbe forty days of Lent
then- wlll'bo, purllcul irly uiiH.ng tho de
noiDliiiitioiiH jiu'iiiii'iit'd, ii" pQsaation
woridly niniisemi-iUs, Ttioatres, will bo
lindor tho ban mnl aoclul feajlvltlps will
!,'; lald, nvi-r. All tlie ohurcjlOH wlll ? be
oiiiu'd. Among tbe C'atholles ipasses wlif
h... i-ilil ln cai-li ebureh every day. Tho
H.nfin will jJinerally be observed wlth
laitiuj; and prayer. ln tlie liplscopul
ihuichcs uulon scrvicca will bo held.
aro tho only kind wo
carry iirstoek. Wo be
lievo it bad policy to sell
any but good Pianos.
When you buy a Piano
of us, you buy guaran
teed 'quaiity and get a
Among our stock will
j bo found tho colebratdd
Our terrns are exceed
ingly liberal, so let us
prove tho merits of our
Rsargams ims \
Wo have several full
size Upright Pianos for
sale this week, taken in
exchange on the famons
high-grado Cable. Will
be sold for half their
regularpriee. Come early
and secure a great bar
The Biggest and Oldest Broad
Street Music Store.
213 East Broad Street.
J. G. CORLEY, - - Manager.
Says They Should Be Driven
from the Communlty by
In Its loadlng edltorlal this week the
Chrlstlan Advocate . atlacks tho Mor
mons, who are qulte actlve in Richmond
Just now, luid deiOlrires that they should
bo driven out of the clty by the force of
publlc sentlment and tho unlvorsal con
demnntlon ot tho pulplt and tho press.
Says the Advocate:
"Tho Mormons aro showlng a very
aggrosslve splrlt. They are sondlng
thelr mlsslonarles in every d'lreotion lo
propagate thelr system. Nor aro they
wlthout sucoess. By. covertly ooncedlng
without success. By covertly concoallng
thelr truo doctrlnes they imposo upon
tho credulous and manago to multlply
"We do not endorse tho vlolonco used
agalnst them In certaln qunrters, whlle
wo do not woudcr at It; but surely
every logltlmate effort should bo made
to dlsoount'Onanee . and defeat thelr
movoments. Thoso who are In a oondl?
tlon to know say that whllo they pro
foss to Hiibmit to tlie Unlted Statos
law forblddlng polygamy, they sllil ne
cretly practlco lt.' Aport from thls most
obnoxlous feature, thelr teaehlngs aro ln
d'lroct varlance with thoso of tho Chrlst?
lan rollgion. Professlng to havo a rovc
latlon of thelr own, they set aslde our
Biblo and pln their falth to the notltious
vngarics of Joseph Smlth and Brlgham
Young. Such a corrupt and pe.slllent
soct should bo driven out of every de
cent communlty by tho force of publlc
Honttment nnd the unlvorsal condemna
tlon of tho pulplt and Uio press."
WORSHIPPERS* LOUD AMEN
(Spoclnl to TI10 Tlmes-DlBpnteh.)
COLUMBUS, OHIO, Fobruary iU.-An
injunctlon has been secured by tho trus
tecr and other members of tho Cun_ro
gotlon of Unltod Brothera of Mount Gll
ead, restrainlng Isnao tfenant from wor
Hhlpplnrr aloud, Tenant hiu? long ooeit
rlcd a front powof the church, nud hls
loud und resoundlng "Amen" during
prnyer and sermon wns moro than tho
rtflt of the congregatlon could atand.
_-\>opl_ passlng Uio cliuroh, It was ssild,
could hear Isaac's rlnglng tones, and tho
fervor of hls ejaculatlons dlsconeertod tho
pycnehor. Wvon tho villago dogs, ono an
tlKulty allcgea, howled back an euho of
the mournful accenta of uio "Amen,'
Tho truatcea talke4 with Tenant and
nskcd hlm to prny to lllmsoll, but in any
ovcnt <a omlt Uio Anion." Ho roplled
that ho wouid not. Henee tho resort to
KING TO BE
Case Was Unavoldably Post
poned on Yesterday.
CAPT. GASSER WAS ABSENT
Callod Away to Attend tho Funeral of a
Relntlve Who Was Killed In an
Accident on Trollcy
Provlded that Mr. Charlos Gassor, one
ot tho chicf wltnesses for tho prosocu
tlon, returns to tho clty by thls morning
at 10 o'clock, tho cnfto of Mr. John M.
Klng, former Aldcrmiin from Jefforson
Ward, wlll be tiied to-dny. It was post
poned from yeaterday upon rcquost of
tho prosecutlon, who did not cure to pro
ceod untll Mr. Gassor la presont and
roady to glvo hls testlmony.
It Is stuted that Mr. Gassor Is now In
Nowark, N. J., having gono thoro. laat
week to nttond tho funeral ot a near rel
atlve, who was buried/ last Sunday. Tho
klnsncrson ln questlon was ono of tho
vlotlms of the horrlblo trolloy car dlsas
ter in whlch so many pooplo lost thelr
llves, and tho absenco of Mr. Gasser from
tho clty was entlrely excusablo.
WILL BE PRESONT.
In tho hopo of golng on with tho U'lal
of tho notorious caso to-day, Common
wealth's Attorney Rlchardson yesterday
afternoon tologrnphod Captaln Gassor, ro
questlng hlm to return nt onco. lt Is
tliought ho will bo on hand thls morn?
ing, as he ovldontly has no doslro to
nvoid glving evldence ln tho case, hav?
ing several tlmcs already shown up at
ihe court when tho trlal was set for hear?
Tho postponement yesterday was the
flrst that has been takon slnce tho appoal
at the request of tho prosecutlon, here
tofore tho Commonwcnlth 'having been
Veady nnd unxlous for a hoaring. Tho
case wouid havo gone to trlal yesterday
had It not been that the testlmony of
Mr. Gasser Is rcgarded as lmporlant by
Ho swore In the Pollco Court that upon
a certaln occaslon he gavo to Mr. Klng
a stlpiilatcd amount for hls vote and ln
fluonco In tho Street Commlttee. Thus It
may bo soen that tho evldenco whlch he
wlll offor Is qulte necossary to tiho Com
monwealth, and Attorney Rlchardson
wlll not bo rendy* for a hearing untll ho
Tho Commonwealth'B Attorney secms
cor.fldent of seeurlng n second convlctlon
In the famous caso and Is anxlous for
nn eaiiy hearing, Ho has ever been rondy
for a trlal of tho appeal. Tho defenso
also profcsses oonfldenco ln tho result.
AFTER MANY YEARS
(Speclal to The TlmeH-nispntcli.)
NEW YORK, Fobruary 2-1.?With the
arrlval here last nlght of tho French
stcamcr La Champagne, from Hnvro, a
courtshlp begun flfty years ago wns
onded. Soon after tho stcamor dockcd
a grayhalred man o^Imbed tho gangway
to tho salobn, nnd thero ho found a gray?
halred French woman, In whoso cliecks
there stlll lingered a llttle of the bloom
of youth. They grasped each other's
hands and klsscd each other. after tho
maiiner of forelgnera, upon elthor cheek.
The man was Charles Jnogor, slxty
three years old, of No. 201 Fortleth
Streot, Brooklyn'. Tho woman was Allco
Lagoute. Tho story whlch thoy told to
the lmmlgratlon olllcials, who detalned
tho woman untll thoy were ussured that
lt wouid bo proper for her to land, waa
They v.-oro born In a llttle town In
Alsace-Lorralno In hotises near to each
other. From thelr earllest years they
wero eompanlons. At tho ngo of ten
they wero sweethearts, As years passed
on the boy, npproaehlng manhood, went
to Parls. In course of tlmo ho learned
that tho glrl, then a woman, hnd mar
rled, and he hlmself man-led also and
camo to thla country. Years passed, and
tho wlfe of tho ono and tho husband of
t.ho other dled. Nlne yoars ago the man
moved to hls present homo In Brooklyn.
Last year he went to Parls for a ylslt,
and whlle there he learned that hls old
sweetheart was a matron In a home for
Infnnts. Ho went to seo her. Later r'e
lurnlng homo, he began to feel lonely.
nnd nsked her by letter If sho wouid
oomo to thls country and mnrry hlm.
Sho replled that she wouid, and ho then
sont her money to buy a second clnss
tlcket to como here. Sho arrived last
nlght, nnd Mr. Jneger, with great Joy
expressed on hls face, doelnred to the
lmmlgratlon lnspectors that the weddlng
wouid take placo at hls home last nlght.
THE OFFIOERS ANO MEMBERS
OF ST. JOHN'S LODGE, NO. ?!,
wlll attend n. callod meetlnc- ln the
Mnsonlc Temple on WEDNESDAY
MORNING at 10 o'clock to attend tho
funeral of our deceased brother, Treaa?
urer Wllllam H. Tatum, who for twonty
flvo years has fllled tho offlee fnlthfully.
By order of the Wor, Master.
OSCAR J. ADAMS, Seerotary.
NOT1CE IS IIEREBY GIVEN THAT
tho annual meeting nf tho stoekholders
of tho CHESAPEAKK AVE.STERN
RAILWAY wlll be held nt the prlncl
pnl offlee of tho company, No. 1011
Enst Maln Streot, Richmond, Vu? on
Tuesdny, tho Sd day of March, 1003,
at tho hour of 10 o'clock A. M. for
tho eloction of dli-octors nnd for tho
transaotlon of such other buslness as
nnvy properly como. boforo lt, JOHN
L. U'Alll), Seerotary.
NOTIOE IS HEREllY GIVEN THAT
the aimunl meeting of the Stoekholders
of tho C1IESAPEAKE WESTERN CO.
wlll be held at tho prlneipal offlco of
tho Company, Nn. 1011 13, Maln Street.
Richmond, Vn., on TUF.RDAY. the Sd
day of Miireh 1903. nt 11 o'clock A. M.,
for tho eloction of dlreetors nnd t.hu
tiansae.llon of such other imalnesa as
may properly como before tho mentlng.
JOHN C. WARH, Seerotary,
TUE ANNUAL MEET1NO OF THE
Stoekholders of THE 10. B. TAYLOR
COMPANY wlll be held nt the office o?
tho Company, No. 1011 Enst Maln Street.
Richmond, Vn.. on MO.NPAY, Mnroli
0, 1903, nt 4 o'clock P. AI.
CHARLES K. OOULUNG,
Seoreinry and Treasurer.
NOTIUR.-THE ANNUAL MEETING OF
tho Stoekholders of tho V1RG1N1A HOT
SPRINOS COMPANY, for tlie pnrposo
of electlng Diroutors and for the trnns
uetlon of such other buslness ns may
Inwfnllv come beforo tho meeting, wlll
bo held nt the offlen of the Coihpnny.
Chesnpeako and Ohlo Rallwav General
Offlco Bulldlng. ln the clty nf Rlchinond,
Vn., on TCES11AV, Fobrunry .1. 1003,
nt 12 o'clock M. Tlie tinnsfor booka wlll
bo closed on Monday, February 10. 1903,
nt 3 P. M.. and remoln closed iiiilll 10
A. M. Wediiesibiv. Februnry 2.i, 1903.
A. TltEVViri"!'. Socretnry.
ii i esi vo.o
WILL BLU' A FARM WITH COI.ON1AL
or laigo RealdoncQ, Muat bo ln good nnd
healthy lieigiilmrhood. oceesalblo to nili
road br sti-unor, and.' offcrod. at a falr
market price. Seud p^tlculnrs to
JN0. STEWART WMKER & GO.
AUCWON SALES-tftJTtmE DAYS.
M+^AWWWWW* vW**sA*rfW<*?* +**++*+++*** XMi******1** A ^*M*tm\&i
By 'Augtisllno Roytfll & Co.,
A, L. Ailatrisnn,
Uenl Fslnto Auulloncoi-s,
ONE OP TUB BEST AND MOST HtO
FITAULE C1RAN1TE QUARtHES
EVER WORKED IN VIIKIINIA,
tooetheh with noiusn,
DEttJUOKS, TOOLS AND IM
PEEMENTH, ETC. AT G11AN
lTlil, ON THE SOUTIIKUN
RAILWAY, FOUR MILES
FROM THE CITY OF
By vlrtuo of a decree of tho Clreult
Court for the county of ClioRloriloltl, A'n.,
cntercd on the 25th day of Fobrunry, 1807,,
ln tho ehancery stilt t.liereln pendlng,
stylcd Emmn L. Rennle's Admx, vs. John
Mclntosh, survlvlng piirtnor, etc, wo, tho
undorslgnod Spcclnl OomnilsBloiiers, wlll
sell at publlc imctlon. on thn pretnlses, on
SATURDAY, TITF. 7TH DAY OF
MARCHj 1003; AT 12 O'CLOCK M.j
that inngnlflccnt Granlto properly, . con
talnlng 103V4 acres at Oranltc; on whloh
Is looatad llie great celubraled "Ronnlo
& Molntosh Qiiarry," Thla property up to
tho death of tho late, Mr. Ronnlo was
oporated most successfully. lt llcs very
near tho Southorn Rallwny, nnd n spur
track dlrcct to tho1 quurt/lcs; (ho quullty
of tho stono Is most oxcellotit, nnd Is tho
most oaslly quarrled of any stono In tho
vlclnlty ot Rlehmond. Tho fncllltles for
shlpmont aro utisurpassed, belng only a
short dlstnnro by rnll to tldo water.
Tho pcrsonnl property conslflts In pnrt
of throo Derrlcks, Boller, Steam Drlll,
Blacksmlth's outnt, Tools, old Iron, etc,
TERMS-On real estate. ono-fourth
ensh, tho balanco In Ibree oqiiul Instul
monts at 1, 2 nnd 3 years, bonrltig Interesl
'from day of sale, the ptirebnser or ptir
o.hasers cxecutlng negotlnble iioIch thcro
for and payable at Mcehanks and Mer
chnnts Bank,, Mnnchester, A'a.; tlio tltlo
of the property to bo retnlnpd untll tbe
whole nurchaso money ls palil and a coli
voyance dlieclcd by t.ho court.
JOHN II. INGRAM.
CHARLES L. PAOE.
i Tho bond requlrod of tho Spccinl Com?
mlssloners,, In the nbove styled sult nas
been duly glven. i
Glven under my hand as clerk r>f tho
Clreult Court for the county of Cheater
E. H. FLOURNOY, Ctork.
By Geo. E. .Crawford & Co.,
Real Estate Agonts nnd Aurtloneorfc,
?03 Faat Maln Strcct. '
THE FARM KNOWN AS ROCKETTS,
LYINO ON NBW FOUND RIVER,
IN HANOAM2R COUNTY. CON
TAINING 211 ACRES WITH
LARGE BRICK RES1DENCE,
IN GOOD ORDER.
In execullon of a certain deed of trust
bearlng dato February 1-li.Ii. 1IXK!. and duly
i-eeorded In the clerk's offlce,of Hanover
County Court, D. 13. 1, pago 27fi. and by
order of tlie benoflclnry In sald deed. thore
havlng been default ln the payrnent of a
portlon of t.ho money tbereln secured, I
wlll ofter for sale, on tho prrmlscs, on
SATURDAY, MARCH "TH,
at 1 o'clock P. M.. the property nbove
refcrt'ed to, and whlch Is too well known
to rcqulro a moro detalled descrlptlon.
TERMS-Cash as to cost of sale, nnd
nny taxes that may be due nnd a noto
of three hundred and elghty-nlne (?3?3.00)
dollara, wlth Interem from February 14th.
1903, untll pnld; tho resldue ns followa:
Four .hundred and elaven ($411.00) dollnrs
In ono year and four hundred and thlrty
tlireo ($133.00) dollara in two yonrn, ?nd
tho balanoe ns may be annoiinced at sale.
C. A. CRAWFORD, TruStOC.
By A. J. Chewnlng Co.,
Real Eslate Auctloneers.
LOT AND IMPROA'EMENTS.
NO. 124 CABELI. STREET.
In exeeiitlonof a decree of the Law nnd
Equtty Court of tlio clty of Rlehmond.
entered February 11, 1903. In the sult of
Mnson vs. Mason, WO wlll, aa/ Speclal
Commlssloners thereby appointed; sell by
auetion, upon tbe premlses, on
THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 20. 1503.
nt 4:30 o'rluek P. M., the property num
bcrrd os nbove. frrmtlng 21M. feet on tho
north llne of Cnbell Streot by a depth of
90 feet to an alley 10 feet wide.
TERM-One-thlrd ensh, Inlnncc In
equnl Instalments at 0 nnd 12 montha for
notes, Interest nddrd, and tltlo retalnod
untll whole of purchnse money ls pald
and conveyunco ordered by the court.
GILES lt. JAOKSON,
C. F. WIIITTI.E,
I hereby certlfy lhat t.ho bond requlrcd
of the Speclal Commlssloners by tbe nbove
decree has been duly glven.
P. P. AVINSTON. Clerk.
(Approvod Feb. 12, 1003.)
GRANTING PERMISSION TO THE
TREDEGAR COMPANY, A CORPORA
TiON DULY CHARTERED UNDER
THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF VIR
GINIA; TO CONSTRUCT AND MA1N
TAIN A-CEMFNT CONORETE ItACH
AVAY UNDER TREDEOAK STREET
NEAR THE I.INE OF S1XTH STREET.
Be It ordaln'ed by tbe Councll of the
elty of Rlehmond:
lst. Thnt permlsslon ho nnd Is hereby
grantcd T.ho Tredegnr Company, a cor
poratlon duly eharactered under the laws
of tho State of Vlrglnla, to construct und
malntaln a cenient concrc-te ruceway un?
der Trcdcgar Street near the llno of
Slxth Street, subjoct to tbe condltions
2d. That sald racsway Is to be con
structed nccordlng to tho plan presented
bv sald Tredegar Comnnny, and now on
n'le in tho offlce of Clty Engineer; and
also In such manner nnd wlth such mu
lerlals us shall bo sutisfactory to tho
Clty Engineer. ....
3d. Tho sald Tredegar Company shall at
all thnes keep sald rucewuy ln proper
repair, and shall make siieh repalrs us the
Commltteo on Siroeta may at any tlmo
doem reasonable for the safoty of persons
uslng tho iilgrtwfty over sald racowny,
4th. Tho pernilssion hereby grantcd shall
at any time bo subjoct to any atnendment
Or revoeatloii by tbe Clty Councll. Upon
a revocntlon or amendment of aald per
inisslon. the sald Tredegar Company, or
nnv Hubsequent owner of sald raceway,
shall linmedlatoly eonl'orm to such amend?
ment or revoc-allon. ?.
5th, Tho sald permlsslon Is glven subject
to tho condltions that Ihe aald Tredegar
Company, or any subsequont owner of
snld racowoy, wlll Indomnlfy. rolmburso
and savo barmless the elty of ltlchmonti
for nny ehnrgos, dnnmges. or coat tliat
tlio clty may be requlrt-d to pay hy ipn
son of any person belng Injured or clani
aged In nny way. in property or Peis"!!,
by tho construrtlon, exlslence, oi ,1m-.
proper or negllgent malntennnco of sald
"fithWBo'foro any work Is dono under thls
orl Inanco? tlfo ?ald^redogar:? C?^'fla
shall obtaln from tho Clty Lngwqer nis
wrltten permlt to excavalo ln streets of
"Vtl^'i^nr a falluro to conform Nfully to
tbe nrovlslons of thls ordlnanco. or nny
?Vmendment or revocntlon Ihorcof. or nny
I " u renient tiuroundo;-. Iho aald Tredegar
?nirni v or anv fliibseqiient owner of
sald raeoWav. ahall be. Il.ihle to n Hno of
not less thhh ton not; moro than llfty
dollni's", each day's falluro to be n sepa
rSKth "^riils0' ordlnanco ahall bo ln forco
from its passnsge. - AUQUST,
it may eonoern: Know all by thoso pres.
onts. thnt l have appointed L II. 1IAN
COCK and GEOHGE A. l.ATIIltOi' my
ligonts to cnndiK't llio general wood and
coal business al. Thlily-llr.st and I'oplar
Streets, Rlehmond, Va., under Ihe st> lo
of I1ANCOCK & EATIIROP, ageiiU for
AV F. Hynurn. W. F. JtVNUM. Feb?
ruary, 13, 1003.
Very attniotivo 'I^VO-STORy DWhir.f,
1NG on ltiU'Uin lleiglits. Nuw, inod^ni
und in ili'st-t'lass coiulilinn.
SUTTON & CO.,
T;enth and P?nk Streets.
AUCTION SALES--T11IS bAY,
By Tho Valontlno Auetloh Co.,
012 Enat Broad, Btreot.
LARGE AUCTION~SALE OF FURNI
Tlllll., NEW AND USED OAHPETB,
MATTINGH, BED CLOTH ING, CUOCK
EltY, OLA88 AND PLATHlJ WARE,
IRON BEDS, RUOS, ETC. HOUHIO
CitoWDBD AND ALL MUfcIT BE BOLD.
Wo wlll sell at our aucllon ware-room,
012 Enst Broad Stioet,
THIS (WEDNESUAY) MORNING,
nt 10:30 o'clock, for Mrs,: M. T, Pngo, all
of her I'lii-nlluro, eonslstlng of 4 Onlc
Chiiinhor Bults (good ones), Carpotn and
Mattlngs. Kimmeled Iron Bcclr,, Sprlng
and Mnltressesi Ouk WnrdrnlwN, OilJc
Sldeboai-d. IGxlonslon Tnble, Feather Pll
lows and Bolalora, Blankots, Qulltn,
Counterpanen, Sprlngs, Tollot Hols, Crock
ory, Glass and Plnlefl Wai-e, Ghalrs, Con
ter Table. Wiuihstunds, Portlorts, Hand- ?
some Parlor Sull, olc.. eto, Wlll tilso sell
for other partles, Wulnut and Oak Suits,
Wardrobes, Rollor-Top Desk, Druggcts,
Rugs, Hall Itnck, ChlffonlerH, Plcturea,
Sldclxmrds, Offlco Chalrs, Stnves, eto,
Thls exi.ra largo sale of good furnlture
rnnkos our house crowded and must be
sold to make room for other conslgn
ments. Tho ladles Invlted to attend.
THE VAX-ENTINIi) AUCTION CO.
By Edward 8. Roso Company,
Real Estate Atlctloneers,
TRUSTEES' AUCTION SALE
HOUSE AND LOT ON SCOTT STREET.
By vlrtuo of a cortaln decd of trust
dnted 12th of July, 1S92, of record In
clerk's offlco, Henrlco County Court, D.
B. HO A, pago 147, dcfuult having been
mndo ln the pnyment of the dobt theroln
sccurod, nnd belng rcqulred by tho bono
Ilclnry so to do. we wlll on
WEDNE3DAY, THE 2TiTH DAY OF
FEBRUARY, 1903, AT 8 P. M?
sell by auctlon, upon Uio promlses, 27x133
feet of land, with tho Improvcrnonts
thcroorii, sltUnted on tho west llno of
Scott Street, 81 foot north of a 10-foot al
lny, In tho snld county of Henrlco.
TERMS?Cnnh as to oxpenses ot salo,
nnd bnlnnco duc on bond of JG00; tho resi*
duo as may be named at tlmo of sale.
L. W. OLA'/.EBROOK,
E. II. SPENCE.
JO LANE BTERN,
Gco. AV. Mayo, Auctloneer,
1205 Enst Maln Btrcet.
MEN'S AND BOYS* SUITS AND
PANTS, BICYCLE PANTS, OVER
COATS, SHOES, SWEATERS, OVER
ALLS; LADIES' SICIRTS, CAPES,
CLOAKS, SHIP.T WA18T3 AND DRESS
ES, NOTIONS, ETC., AT AUCTION.
I wlll sell nt my nuctlon-houso (second
door) at 10:30 A. M. '
WEDNESDAV, FEB. 2fi. 1903,
217 Men's Sults, 300 Boys' Sults, 463 pnir
Pnnts, 2-S palr Blcycle Pnnts. 71 Ovcr
eoats, S-l Vcsts, 21 Sweaters, Ladles' Shlrt
V/alsts, Raglans; Sklrts, CapeB. Drcsse*
and Cloaks, ao Chlldren'a Coats. Men's
Whlte nnd Colored Shlrts. Overalls, Tlcs,
Collars, Cuffa, Collar nnd Cuff Buttons,
Men's. Chlldren'a and Ladles* Shoea,
Notlons, etc. _
A. R. Mayo, Proprletor.
Geo, H. Valcntlne. Salesmnn.
_ wlll sell at publlc auctlon on
FEBRUARY 25, 1903,
nt 11 o'clock A. M.. at No. 414 West Broad
Street, tho followlng property, to satlafy
a dlatress warrant In my hands In favor
of Ben. Nr-Is-s va. C. I. Copptnger, to-wlt:
Curtalns, Show-Cnse. Clgars, ClockB. Ic'e
Box lot of Cllnpswaro.BottleH. Oas Btovo,
Blackberry Wlne. Gln, Brnndy, 2 Pt. bbls,
Whlskey Mlrror, Back Bar, Bar Coun
ter Pnrtltlon, Electrlc Fun, etc, etc.
E. C. GARRISON. H. C. C. R.
AUCTION SALES?FUTURE DAYS.
By Augustlne Royall & Co.
No. 19 10th St., Manchoutor, Va.
T. M. Wortham & Co.
18 N. 9th. Richmond, Va.
Real Estate Auctloneers.
Barefcsufs! Court Sale
OF ONE OF THE MOST VALUABLE
Original Growihs of Timber
IN POWHATAN COUNTY,
Gontaining 1,000 Acres, More
ABOUT TWO AND ONE
HALF (2 1-2) MILES FROM
POWHATAN C. H. ON FARM
VILLE AND POWHATAN R.
R.: ON MARCH 5. i9?3, AT
12 O'CLOCK M. IN FRONT
OF THE UNITED
HOUSE, ON BANK
In nuriuance of n decree of tho Unltefl
States Dlstrlct Court for the Easterrj
Dlstrlct of Virginla, In tho matter ot
Robert Thrlft. tmnkrupt, entcred on tha
UWeftho"'underWSed, wlll ael. at publla
nuctlon on tho day, hour, and at tha
nlac. ineiitloncd nbovo-the fo low njj
v 11 uable tract of land, ylng and be nn
ir, Powhataii Co.. Virginla, near Powha
tnn O. H._ nbout 2% niiles from
NeBi'o-Arm SHUon on tho Farmvllle &
Powhatan Rallroad; contnlntng LO0O
acres,more or less. A plat of this Prop?
erty wlll be oxhlbttod cm day of salo,
or may. bo seon by nppllcatlon to Auo
tlonoors boforo day of salo,
Thls proporty adjolns tho landa of
Panl. Huteher, Esq., nnd Ih justly con
sldered ono of tlie most valuablo trncta
ln said county, for Its timber, whieh con
Hlsts of orlglnnl growlli of oak and plno:
thoro Is on thls land a large iiuantlty of
ilist-clnss rullrond tles; its proxl
mltv vo tho rallroad and Its excollent
fnelllllcs for shlnplng mnko lt exceortlnff
ly vnluiiblo, nnd tnklng lnto consldera
tlon the large omnunt of timber whloh'
can ho eut from thls land, It offera
speclal iailiicemonts to timber dealera
By illrecllon of snld dncreo, the undor*
slgned wero dlrected In thelr dlsoretlon
to ofi'or this proporty In tho followlng
Flrat, Thev nro nuthnrtaed to snll tho
wood nnd liunber H Inclies and ovor ln
dlainotor, on tho ntuinp, with authorlty
to cnt nnd r.-iiiovo, tho snmo wltliln threa
(3) yeara from dato of salo: The pur
chasor to pny nnii-lhlrd (1-3) of tho pur
clinso money ln rnsh, nnd tho bnlnnca
In six nnd nlne months, o(|ual Instal
inents, with Iniercst ndded from dato of
salo, llio purohiiHcr to exoouto hls notea
for duferied piiyinents; tltlo retninod un?
tll wliole piirchiiHii monoy Is paid,
Or iiecundly. They nro nuthorUed to
coll siild Real Eatnto, IncludliiB all lum
ber tli.'ieon, nnd wlthout any reservatlon
tlurefiir, 1-il caah nnd tho bnlanco ln I
.md 12 iiiontliH, lu oi|iial Inslalmonta,
with inleroiit ndded from dato of sale)
th" niiiolmaov i? exeetita hls notos there*
for; lllli! ti) bo lolalned untll Uio whola
purcliuso money Ispald.
ln eltlior caso the purchaser or pur*
Chasora shall havo the rluht to pay all
caah If ho or they ahall.au dealro. or to
iintlelpato all doferrel pnymonts by,
payllltf tho lirlnelpu! num duo with in?
terest to datp of peymont.
Tho undersl|j-ii4id reservu the right td
offer fti'sl tho timber ?aoparatoly; to 09
removea as above slnted; nnd then to
offer tho land and tlmlior, resorvlng tno
rlwlu to uecopt whlch ovor bld in thelr
Judgnicut Is bost for tho Interest of all
partles coi.ee.ned ^ M,pimmV.
Adiuln. of Jo,. ', Aimiu'so,^ ^leo.1,
.-iasl?n?? 4b Truat??
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