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Miller ?) Rhoads.
Miller 6 Rhoads.
A Little News
About Our New Corsets
Did you know that French Corset manufacturers havo aotually
W compelled by tho demands of English trado to got their patterns
from the Unitod States in order to sell their Oorsots in England? ?
Amorican patterns and Amorlcan workmonship havo become so
perfeofced that even in consorvativo G-roat Britain our American-niade
Corsets aro tho loadors. ;
This information comes to ns from one of our Oonsuls in England,
making his roport to tho Stato Department, at Washington.
,T1jb Corsets wo advertise to-day fairly reprosent the best of the
Amorican makos-tho La Premiore-being shown exolusively by us
in this citr.
The Dowager?made of Enplish
Coutil is an especialy suitablo Cor?
set for stout figures as its mado
?with an adjustable front wlnoh
helps to reduco tbe sizo of one's
flguro ; boned with tho best qual?
ity platinum steel?$2,50.
LA PB.EM1ERE Corset of Engllsh
Coutil, BOXiSU WITH REAL
?WI-IALE-BONE. Hablt hlp, with
lloso supportors attnchofl to front ?nd
hlp. A perfectly flttlng corset. g-.BO.
- La Promlore of IBngllsh Coutil rne
' dium hlp and bu?t. BOXBDJV1TH
BEAL WHALE-BONE and trimmed
with laco and rlbbon. P? r ?? l?ul ?**?'?> '
, adaptod for stout flgwos, S..OO.
The popular No. 711 Corset, ln W.
B., with .hablt hlp, mndo of flne Cou?
til and trimmed with laco and rlb?
La Vfdtoire?oi Engljsh Coutil;
is a corset wo are fitting to medi?
um figtires. It's boned with real
whalobone, has tho Princess hip,
and is trimmed with satin ribbon
C. B A La Splrito, made of Silk
Brocado, wlth Prlncess Hip, and trlin
mod with Satin Ribbon; a porfoct
modol for medium flgures, IfB.OO.
C. B. A La. Splrlte of flno Batiste.
medium nnd hablt hip, trimmed wlth
Vnl I.soo n.nd rlbbon, $_.t5i>.
BON TON of Engllsh Coutil, bonod
wlth steol; trimmed wlth Val Laco
nnd rlbbon. A flno modol for averago
P. N. of flne Mercerlzed Brocado.
ln medium longth for slight flguros,
trimmed wlth lnco and rlbbon; ono of
the dointlsst oorsots we have for
spring and euminer wear, ip_.Ol>.
?: A splendid line of now Girdlea in Batiste and Ribbon.
Heed them very soon for waxm weather?50c to $2.50.
fr Negro Arrested With the
Money of Dr. Riddell.
HE FULLY IDENTIFIED IT
Yhe Man Said It Was Given Him by a
Woman Named Mary Taylor ancl
Now Soarch ls Being Made
?fhrough the sleuth-llke cirorts of
fatrolmon Scbllef and Bryant, of tho
)3eoond Distrlct, Ofllcor Johnson, of tho
fc'lret, wlth tholr assistance, lnst nlght ap
brehcnded nnd arreuted, on Eighteentli
Btroet, Joseph Davls, n negro, on whoso
person wna found what is alleged to be
$320 of tbo $700 stolen from Dr* J. T.
Rlddell In hls offlce n woek or moro ago.
The cnnh has beon Idcntlflod by the phy
jilclnn as part of tlio monoy taken from
lilm by n woman, ns n result of whlch
..ihe negro mnn is belng held on a wnr
vit sworn out by Cnptiiln Shlnberger,
(Wbarglng blm wlth havlng In hls posses
"plon stolen property. Tlio coln is In tho
possesslon of tho sergeant at tlie Flrst
ptntlon, nnd wlll be held pondJng the ab
>olutH establlshment of ownershlpS. on
Bart of tho man' of medlclne.
APT'ER "THE WOMAN.
"Whlle Davls Is being held as n sort of
Btccessory to the crlmo, tlie ontlre police
forco of tlio oity i.s cngagc-d tn trying to
locate and arrest Mary Taylor, "thn wo
mnn ln tho case." It/h^s been posltlvely I
Btnted by the prisoner tliiit she gavo hlm
tho largo sum of monoy after havlng
tnken lt from tho trouser's pocket of the
Acoording to tlie statement of Davis.
lie had no part lu iho robbery and had
no ldea thnt tho womnn contemplated any
Buch stroke. He says thnt tho money
Wfls transferred to hlin on account en?
tirely of "love and nffeetlon," thero bo?
lng no other conslderatlon.
"Horo, tako thls," tho Taylor woman
Jn reported to havo said to Davis, hand
|ng tho mohey.
Slnco the arrest ot Davls lt develops
that Ofn>or Schllef arrested Mary Taylor
on the nlght of the robbery, but she wns
released Inter, ns ihe physlolan falled to
Identify her, it being rather clark nt tho
Howovor. tbo departmont has tho
Btrongest hopes of cnpturlhg Mnry Tny
)r>", nnd no stone will be left un turned to
bi ng her before tho bar of Jtistlee. Along
wlth tbe arrest of tho wornan It is
thought that a good portlon of tbo bnl
anco of tbo stolen money will bo n
eoverc.d. ns lt is not thought that sho hns
hsd tlrno to dlsposo of tho amount of tho
jjlfferonce between tho coln she took
and the money she gavo to Davls.
CA.MK TO OET WARM.
On the nlght ot tho robbery tho woman
tntered tho ofhVe of Dr. Riddell; In Kord'a
Hotel, asking thnt sho be pormltted to
warm, lt being rather cool outsldo. The
yoquest was granted, and tho physlcian,
Recordlng to hls statement, went lnto tho
hext room, where he mlssed tho J700.
Whlch he had prtviously placed In a
Binnll trouser's pocket.
Hotiirnlng to the ofllc* ho told tbo wo?
man he? bad lost tho money, nnd a?keii
lf she had sc-en anythlng ol it. The re
ply was negiitlve, and by tbls time she
?%d reached the door. JJul)lng thls opc-n
_be diished down tlie slreel and was soon
? lost. sight of |n the gntherlng ri.irknees.
The caso was rc-jiorii-d to the pollc-e and
Hhortly Patrolmai; Bclillef brought In
TSIary Taylor. Sho denled her puilt, ond
the doctor falled i<< Identify, so sho. wha
releasod. lrr'.m that tlmo to thls i!u>
pfflcer haa been work . t: on tha caso.
I'atr?>lman Bryani c_ma lnto the Inves
tlgatlon, and, nlong v.lth Bchllef, they
trao.od a portlon <,t the monoy to Davls,
ills arrest followed !an r.ight. when he
?was caught on KighU-enth Stroet. At
the ftfatiun ?.''-" waa four.rl i n-ked nwny
Jn hls po?.-ke- Tbe money wns In two
*10'?, two $-r-0 bills and two oo koI,] p|i-ct-,
Dr. Riddell camo lo the natlon, Ho
Wan asked to describe the money take;.
from hlm- U* tal() lll?t I'1*" v>aa ln fhw
and part ln tW> bllls. One ot the fonrlor
waa perforntod and wus a r.-gul-tjAn
Jf/ntJed States fieasury noto, whilo the
?lilher waH on tho National Bank of "\llr
'' t',v'4- The ftf'y dollar notes wei? "|n
tu banka, He hed no golo wl.In
'u'-iijnatlon of the money taken from
? renlV, l
tho negro proved that one of \bo notes
had boen perforated and hnd beon Issued
by tho United States treasury, whllo the
othor was on tho National Bank of Vir?
ginla. Thls was true of tho flftles, thnt
Is, tho doscrlptlons woro cOrrect. Br.
Kiddell gave tho serles of tho $100 notos.
and these, too, proved correct. Hence It
Booms that beyond a shadow of a doubt
t.ho monoy ls part of that stolen from
tho physlclan, the gold probably having
boen taken in change for ono of the mlss?
ing currency notes.
Tho work of Oftlcors Schllef and Bry
apl on the case hns boen of tho flrst. cnl
lbro, and thelr eiTorts are to ho applaud
od, tho recovery belng: ono of tho blggest
cash pulls mndo by the pollce In a long
tlme. It Is niore than likely that unless
tho woman is capturod soon tho money
wlll bo tiirocd ovor to tho physlclan, and
he will slmply have to grin nnd bcar tho
loss of the bnlance.
YET TO ELOPE
Devon Getty and Ruth Arnold
Aged Seven and Six,
Wanted to Marry.
(Speclal to Tlie Tlmes-nispitch.)
DUBLIN, INL\, March 8.?Ono ot the
most' unlque elopoments over heard of
ln Indlana has boen roported from 811
ver>La-ke, Kosclusko county.
Devon Getty ond Ruth Arnold^ aged
rospecttvely soven and six years, were
the chlef ilguros. Tho youngsters
packed some extra clothing, sllpped
away from thelr homes and walked out
of tho town togothor ln tho dusk ot tho
ovonlng. Thore wns alarm In tho two
households when tho two chlldren wero
ihlssed two hours lator. They wero fol?
lowed for mllos lnto tho country nnd
wero overtaken at a fa.rm house, where
they hnd- stoppnd to rest. V
When questloned by tholr paronts
as to why they hnd run away, Master
Devon Getty put hls arms around llttlo
Ruth Arnold and sald enrnestly; "We
wore golng to Warsaw to bo married
to oach other, woro'nt wo, Ruth?" to
whlch llttlo Ruth nnswered In toarful
"Yes, we wero, and wo wlll try agaln
TO SIGN REPORTS
Campbell Matters to' Come
Up in House This
Provlded thone who aro drawlng them
can complete thom by thnt tlmo, tho two
roportB ln the. Campbell lnvoatlgation wlll
bo tlgned by the members of tho Houso
Commttteo for Courts of Justlce at tho
moeting of that body at -i o'clock thls
afternoon. Thero seems to ho fionio po?
filblllly of delay, however, and li Is pos?
slblo that tho reports wlll not bo Rlgned
beforo lo-morrow afternoon. ln the lattor
ovent they wlll not bo submlttc-d to tho
Houso beforo Friday.
A leadlng mombor of the commltteo
is autliorlty for tho statemont Phat tha
two papors wlll bo Inld beforo tho Houso
not |siw-r tlian Friday, nnd 11 Is believed
that ha ls ln a posltlon io know.
Immediatoly upon bc-ljig suhmltted they
wlll bo ordered printed, nnd upon motlon
Of whoevcr wlll have chnrge of tho ma
Jorliy roport, will ba sont as a speclal
ancl oontlnulng ordor for somo early dato,
probably noxt woek, Thore appoars now
no reason for allerlng the foroenst made
rocently ln Tho Tlmos-Dispatoh as to tho
piobablo Btancllng of tho commltteo, nnd
It Is fctlll oonMdored by thoso ln a nosl
tion to Ju,li;.i fairly that eight to llvo
or nlno tn four In favor of Judgo Camp
bcll's removal ls a cormervatlvo estlmate,
Thero Is somo talk along vha llno of but
one- report ,and that unnnlmoiifily for re
movnl. but thls view U not a popular
one, as eeveral members of tho commltteo
atrleast aro known to bo agnfnut ihls
lt la an open eocrot about tho Capitol
tiiat a groat deal of enrn?,t work is bo?
lng dono by Judgo Campboll's frlonds
upon tbo members of tho Houso and
fiiiiate, too, for tliat mater, and ho has
strong ind 6UbBtantlal advocates in both
br.richt-s. Polltlcal peruoeutlon, _hort
time on thu bonch and other rei.sons aro
belng urged for accjulttal, nnd ono of
tho bl.gesl tlghts of the sesslon ls almost
suro to coitib over Bhe reportr. when tliey
aio taKeu u ti. /
acterlzes Monroe Doctrine.
NEITHER ENERGY OR WILL
There Is Nothlng Back of It, Says tho
Doughty Doctor?Asks What the
United States Has Done to
(By Asioolated Prein.)
BERLIN, March' 3.?"Tho Monroo doo
trlne Is an empty protonslon, bohlnd
whloh is neithor energotio wlll nor actual ?
powor." Thus Professor Adolf Wagnor,
tho celebrated polltioal economlst, of Bor
lln Unlvorslty, beglns hls reply to two
quostlons submltted by a correspondcnt?
whether the Monroe dictrlno wns in' a
moral sense as blndlng as Internatlonal
law, and what aotlon seemB dlctated,
flrst In the IntereBts of tho German peo?
plo, and then ln the intorest of the J3u
"Scarcoly could such a doctrine bo
foroed upon a conquered people aftor ox
traordlnary vlotorlos," contlnuos the Pro?
fossor, "No peoplo and no groat rulor
ever proolaimod'iiuch a doctrlno. Nelther
England nor Russla nor Napolcon at tho
helght of'hls power ever mado a fllmlhir
pretonslon. But not oven tho United
Statos' predomlnant interests are bohlnd
thls unhoard-of assumptlon. South Amer?
lca Ib nelther geographlcally nor hls
torlcally <so allled wlfh North Amorlca
and tho United States as to justlfy such
a pretonslon, even from a North Amerl?
Answerlng- the sooond questlon Pro?
fessor Wagnor says:
"It ls only the divlsions of European
polltlos and lack of InBlght lnto and ro
cognitlon of the solldarlty of the Intor
eBts of Middle, WeBtern. and : Southern
Euwpo, whlch hitherto has boon and wlll
remnln the chlef seat of human clvlll
zatlon, that explalns why Europft, why
Germany even, takes thls ompty preton?
slon lnto conslderatlon, for overy Euro
pean country's practlcal polltlcal cqurse
wlll naturally depend solely upon |lts in?
terests, and accordlngly upon consldera
tloiiB of strength. Thoroforo, any blnd
ing engngoment In advanco regnrding
tbls pretontlous doctrlno of unlon ap
ponrs to be a wrong polloy. From tho
standpolnt, too, of tho wlder Germanlc
mces, a simplo recognltlon of tho Mon
roo doctrlno wouid be a fnlse stop, oven
'" it were set.tllng the world ? questlon
?& iher tho Germanlc or> Romanlc.elo
inunts should domlimto the world. As n
member of the Germanlc rnce I' do not
want to seo the Romanic eloment prossod
to the walli beeause lt Ih Indlspensnble tb
tho world'B clvllizatlon and Is a necessary
complement to Germanlc culture. Thls
applies to Rnly and France, nnd even to
Spain. What do we Germans owo to
them? What wouid our olvlllzatlon be
wlthout Itnly and FranCe? They are as
lndlspensnblo to ub ns tho clnsslc peoples
were. No objectlve member of tho Ger?
manlc rnce can wlsh to Beo the worjd
excluslvoly Germanlc. but If wo onco con
cedo tho "United States predomlnntes In
South Amorlca, nccordlng to tbo Monroe
pretenslons, wouid Gormnn Interests bo
promoted theroby? ; ?
"Wouid not we Germans be completoly
prossed to the wnll by tho Bngllsh ele?
ment on both sldes of the sea? We renlly
hnvo no intorest In fiirtherlng tho pro
pondernnco of the United States or Eng?
land or both- The world's olvlllzatlon
wouid hardly be advanced thoreby. Aslcla
from some toclinlcal ancl buslness sphores,
what havo the United States yet done of
lmportnnco for the ronl clvllizntlon of
tho world? What have they dono that
hns deservod to bo named In tho same
breath with tho achlovements of Itnly
and Franco? Mlddlo, Western and South?
ern Europeans, hold yoursclves togother
agalnst tho East 'aa well aa the fnr Wost.
Thnt seoms to mo to be the only right
answer to the Monroo protonslons. Tho
Germanlc peoplo should hot net agalnst,
but should not with, tho Rornnntc peoples.
Thnt wouid sorve the truo IntorestB of tlie
olvlllzatlon of the world."
Petersburg Committee Will Hold Con?
ference With Engineers.
(Kpeelal to The Tlmen-nispntch.)
PETBRSBURG, VA,, March 3.?The
committee appointed by the presl?
dent of the Common Councll to tako
chargo of tbe Appomattox dlverslon plan,
determlned thls evenlng to meot as soon
as posslble tho engineers In charge of the
matter. The membors are Carter R.
Blshop, chalrman; Goorgo Seay, Slmon
Soward, Nelson T. Tattoson. B. P. Good
wln and Jamos M. Qulcke. Thoy have
extended an Invltatlon to Major J. B.
Qulnn and Mr. A. C. Harper, pf Norfolk,
to come to Petersburg a.s the clty's
guests, If lt is not convenlent for those
gontlemon to como, they are requested
to ndvlse the commltteo when they can
meot them In Norfolk.
The Young Men's Business Assoclntlon
thls ovonlng agaln dlscussod tho questlon
of nidlng the Amorlcan Clgar Company In
gottlng tlie necessary helb. The company
riends tbo servlces of a thousand girls,
nnd homes nro wanlod for them. Houses
ave noedod in Potorsburg lf peoplo aro to
bo added to the populntlon, and a propo?
sltlon was made by II. P. Stralton to
nlght to organlze a syndicato for bulldlng
about ono hundred and flfty houses,
whlch will bo necessary for tho nccommo
datlon of tho nntlolpatod whlto labor that
wlll como to Petersburg.
Tho qtiosllon of roorgnnlzatlon of tbo
assoclatlon was freely dlscussod to-nlght.
Tho oplnlon of tbe majorlty seems to
favor a consolidation wlth the Chambor
of Commercn. The Chambor wlll hold a
moetlng Aprll 10th, nt whlch tho mattor
of roorganlzatlou of thls body wlll bo con
sidered. U now seoms thnt aomo klnd
of consolidation wlll be orfentod.
ON ATTORNEY GENERAL
mr AniiodntiM Pre.i.)
QUT3BEC. Ql'Kl.. Maroh 8.?Tn tbo I.og
Islativo Assepibly to-day Mr. Duffy, pro
vlnclnl secretary, actlng for the attnrney
goneral. replled to tlio qtiostlons asked
by furnier Atconioy-Oeneral Pollotler, ro
gardlng the course purHuod by tbo pro
vlnelal nuthnrltlns In tho extradltkm pro
ceedlngs agalnst Oaynor and Oreeno.
Tho provlnelnl nuthorltles, Mr. Dul'l'y
Bta|ed, nover usslsted ilaynor and Greono.
The proceodlngs. Iio sald, wero taken by
Marion 3r,rwin, special aswlstnnt of tho
attornoy-genoral of tho UnlteU Htatus,
They woi-ti not served on tho attorney-,
general of tbo proyineo, and neither tbo
governmenl, "or 'ho nttormy general took
any part ln tho proceedlnss.
Evcrybody'a favorlti?Tho Timos-'Dls
patub want ads. Why'r Because thfsy
never fall to bring roaults and supply all
Thoy work wondors?The Times-Dis?
I-lvery Tinies- Plnpntch want ttd.
Times-Dispatch want uds. bring resulls.
Works Uke q Charm
ClMh. as well m pollshe.
ll .xtr.m.ly economicnl in use
E. O. Ralnos.
Mr, E, C Ralnes dled Monday rilght.at
hla homo, No, 1100 East Broad Stroet,
after an lllnoss of about four months.
Ho wns thlHy-two yeat'3 of ngo nnd leaves
Tho funeral wlll tnlte placo thls morn?
ing at 10 o'olook. The burlnl wlll bo In
Rivorvlow Comotory. jMombors of tho
Stage Hnnds' Unlon, with whlch Mr.
Raines was connocted, wlll act ns pall
John E. Hnnklns.
Mr, John E. ..anklns dled Monday after?
noon. He was Blxty-two years of age
an'cl ls survlVed by throe sons, ilvo bro?
thera and two slstcrs.
The funoral took placo at 4 o'clock yes?
terday afternoon from Uhe residonco, at
Honry and Marshall Streets, Tho intor
rnent was made in Hollywood.
Captaln ?lmoro W. Savage.
(Speclul to Tho 'J'lrnc-9 Plspntch.)
NORFOLK, ,VA., Mnrch 3.-Captaln B1-,
more W. Savage dled at hls rosldenco on
Ohurch Stroot this morning, nfter a snort
tllnoss. from pnounionht. Captnln Snvngo
leaves 'a wldow and two chlldren?Mrs.
Eaylor and Mr, Harry Savago, a rallrond
mnn,; Captaln Savngo was (ifty-slx yoars
of ago. Ho wns a member of the Demo?
cratlc Executlve Commltteo ot Norfolk
ccunty, and also a mombor'of tho Board
of Reglstrars, whlch was created under
tho new Constltutlon. Captaln ? Snvngo
hnd resldedln Norfolk for many yoars
'nnd was vlrtually brought up Jn tho stroet
rnllioad buslness ln thls clty. He was
connected with tho old Norfolk Street
Rallway Company and sorved with the
new company, with tho Norfolk and At
lantlo Termlnal Compnny, ancl lntely with
tho Bay Shore Rallway.
> Mrs. John Purcell.
(Spocinl tn The Tlinee-Plsputch.')
DRAKE'S BRANCH. VA.. March 8.
Mrs. Purcell, wlfe of Mr. Jolfn Purcell.
who ll'i'os a few mllos from town. dled
ut the home of her slster, Mrs. P. N.
Morgan, of thls place, Sunday morning,
and was buried to-day ln the Hobron
Tho funeral servlces wero conducted by
tho pastor, .Rov.'Mr. Granbery, Mrs. Pur?
cell had been married a llttlo ovor a
year, Sho was a brlght. hoalthy, beau?
tiful young woman at her marrlage. but
soon fell a nictl'm to some pulmunary
Mrs. Josie E. Skellon.
(Sneclnl to Tlie TImoe-Dlsjiatch'.) ?
PETERSBURG, VA., March 3.?Mr.?.
Josie E. Skolton. wlfe of Mr. W. N. Skel
ton, dled thls morning nt the homo ot
her husband, on Hnlifnx Street, at 5
o'olock. Mrs. Skelton before. hep mar?
rlago was Mlsa Hazelwood, of Liinenburg
county. Hor husband and ono chlld, four
yoars of ago, siirvlvo ber. Tho funeral
wlll lake placo to-morrow nftornoon at
half-past 3 o'clock, from the Second Bap?
tist Church, thln clty.
Mrs, C. M. Johnston.
(Speclul to Tho Tlmea-Dlspateh."*
NORFOLK, VA., March 8.?Mrs.
Louise Crlppen MUby Johnston, ono of
the oldest rosldents of thls clty, dled at
hor homo, No. 1SSI Brewor Street,.at 11 ftt)
o'clock,last evonlng, ln the nlnety-nlnth
yoar of her age. She wns a wldpw, of.
tho lato Jnmos H. Johnston, nnrl survlvod
by two chlldren?-Mr. Charles H. John?
ston and Mrs. Mary O. Moore. Sho waa
a natleo of Eastern Shore, Va.. but haa
llved In thls city for many years.
Mrs. J. D. McAlister.
(Speclal to Tlio Tlnies-tiiumteli.)
TAZEWELL, VA., 'March 3.?Mrs. J.
D. McAlister, wlfo of the Rev. J. D. Mc?
Alister, who has beon statloned for about
a yoar at Cedar Bluff, thls county. to
take chargo of the Mothodist Church at
that place, dled Friday morning. -The
burlnl servlces took place Sunday at Ce?
dar Bluff. Tho re.malns wlll be later re
moved to Knoxvllle, tho homo of Mrs.
McAlister. Tho deceased was nhout t.Mr
ty-elght years of age.
E. W. Potter.
(Spccln) to Tne Tlmes-Dispatch.)
CH1NCOTEAQUE, VA., March 3.-Dr.
B. U. Potter wns called home last weok
to the death-bnd of hla fathor, Mr. E. W.
Potter. of Belle Haven, who dled from
an attack of paralysls, having been an
invalid for severul years. Tho decoased
wns slxty-nlne years of ago und ls Bur
vived by a wldow and threo chlldren.
(Speclal to Tho Tlnies-Dlanatch.)
MONTVALE. VA., March J.?Jacob
Gross. an ngod, wealthy and prosperous
farmor, dled at hls home, near hore, Mon?
day, March _d, of cancor. He leavqs
a son, threo daughters and two brothers?
John and Joseph Gross?who reslded with
hlm. Hls remalns wlll be Interred at the
famlly cemotory March 4th.
M. A. Carter.
(Speclul to The TI-H'P-Tnspntr-h.)
FREDERIOKSBURG. VA., March 3.?
M. A. Cartor, a promlnent cltizen of
Wostmorolnnd county, ancl owner of
Carter'B Whai'f, on tho Rappahannock
Rlver, dled Sunday night from Injuries
recelvod by a klck from a horse.
(Kicclal to Tho Tlmi'?-r>l?pnleh.)
PROFFIT, VA., March 8.-? Chnrles
Plckerson, one of the. most promlnent
farmers nnd hore? doalors of thls sec?
tlon, dled Pnturday, after a threo-days'
lllnoss. , ?
Mrs. Fannie Tocld.
(Srcclnl to Tho Ttmoa-rilspiitch.)
STE'VENSVILLH, VA., March 3.
Mrs. Fannie Todd, wldow of Captnln
Marlns Todd, dled at Poplnr Grovo, hor
residonco. In Klng and Quneri county.
February 27th. Mrs, Todd lenvea throo
soiifi-AVIlllam, Robert and flarland.
Mrs. Sarah Hudnall.
. (Speclul to The Tlnipe-r-Upiitoh.)
FRONT ROYAL, /Marcn 3.?News reanh
od hero to-dny of the death of Mrs. Sarnh
lluclnall, wlfo of Rlchard Hudnall, of
Llndon, at 1:30 o'clock this morning of
acute porltonitls; aged slxty-uro yenra.
Sbo wlll bo buried at Hlteh, Fauquler
county, on Wednesday.
BURLKY.-Blod, March bj?.*****.*:
M? at tbo resldoiice of her,-]?0 I er-ln*
Inw. W, P, Ford. No. 91?.)}1efivMa,V"-*1'
Mlss MARY 1X.UISB BURLLV.
Funeral from above residonco lO-BAi
(Wednesday) at 3 P. M. Intermont
Rlvor Vluw. ?_?
Norfolk papors please copy,
COLEMAN.- Dled. suddfnly, at tlio rosj
dc-i.eci of Mr F V. Reiinlo, Chestnut
Hlll, Honrlco'countVoVa.. Mnrcl;i 8d, at
0:60 P. M., Mrs. MARCIA A. COLEMAN.
ln tho slxty-nlnth year of her age.
Funoral notlco later.
Now 1'ork papors ploase copy.
CARTER--Dled, Maroh 8d. at the resi?
donco of his parents.- go. ??H buuth
Plne Street i'HARLES H|LI, sonof C
W. nnd M. P. Oarter. in tho thlrd year
" IiAerimnj't ln Rlvor VUw Comotory at
1:30 o'clock TO-DAY.
ROBINSON.-nk-d, at thO'OJd, Domlnlon
Hospital. Sunday night. CHURC1U1J.
ROBINSON, ln tho sevontloth yecy ot
hls age. ? _,.-? ...
Hls funernl will tako placo THIS AI' -
TKRNOOK at 3 o'clock from i'iflrt
Strec-t Baptist Church. Frlonds and ac
qualntiini-oi respectfully renuosled tp at?
tend. Hc-v. Br. Graham wlll conduct lho
| Social ctnet ?
| SPersonal \
Saturday ovenltig last the puptls ot
Mlss Aiabel Slms, plano class gnve a re?
cltal at hor sludlo, ln whlch they gnive
ploaslng evldonoo of thelr progress. Tho
programmo whlch follows wns renderod
entirely from momory:
Mlsses Nannlo and Ellzabeth Wost ar.d
; Doulse Bowles.
2, (a) Cradle Song
Mlss Marguorite Knowles.
5. Love's Muslngs?Romnnzn....Biilloek.
Mlss Ida I/ynham.
Miss Loulse Sutton.
'5. Undor the Chrlstmns Troo....Dorlng.
Mlss Vlrglnla Slms.
6. (a) Huntlng Song.,'rff"'
. (b) Tho Tulliii.Iilehner.
Mlss Ellznboth West.
Miss Mary Lynhn.m and Mlss Slms,
8. fa) Prelude.>?? ?? ?;"'1":?a?.1J'
(b) Rondo d'Amotir.V estorhout.
Mlss Jeon Knowles.
(Mlss Grnce Slms.
10. The Tauntlng Maldens.Selooted.
Mlss Evolyn Walsh.
.Miss Nannle ^[ost.
13. (a) Twlllght Idyl.Seleeted.
(b) Bedouln Seronnde.
Mlss Lucy Gwathmey.
14. Duet?Hungnrlan Rhapsodlo No. 3.
Mlss Mamlo 'Wost and Mlss Slms, ?
iMr. a.nd Mrs, Edward Ernest Heajd,
wbose marrlage was nn Interestlng ovont
ln Chatham on Fobruary 18th, nre now
tho guests of Mr. Iloald's parents, Mr.
and Mra. J. M. D. Honld, of No, ' 1301
Maryland A'venue, Baltlmore.
A dolightful recepllon was glven m
honor of the brldo and groom Monday
evenlng, at whlch decoratlons wero Irf
plnk. An orchostra furnished music dur
Ing tho evenlng, and a collation w!T9
served between S a.nd 10 P. M. Amorf*
the Vlrglnla gue.sts wore tho Rov. nnd
Mrai Willnm C, Dabney, tho brlde's
father and mother, nnd ?Mlss I.ucy Dnb
nev,'her slstor. from Chathani, Vn.; Mr.
nnd Mrs. Charles E. Heald. Mlss Vnmlor
giift, Mr. Wobster Heald, Mr. Charlos
D. Hamner, Mr. Siilney T.Ioyd nnd Mr.
Mayo James, of Lynchburg,
Tho engagement of Mlss -Helen Dano
bnn. the daughter nf iMrs. Charles Mk
Dannhan. to Mr. Wllson Mlles Cary, the
son of Mr. nnd Mr.?. John B. Cary, nnd
tlio grandson of Mrs. Wllson Mlloa Cary,
of Baltlmoro, is .1unl now pleasnntly uglla.
tlng Baltlmore soclety*. Mlss Lannhnn bo?
longs to the faahlonable set ln tho iMon
umcntal Clty, nnd Is the socond daughter'
of Mrs. Dannhan's trlo of charmlng
dnuglitors. Mr. Cary ls very popular ln
jtoclety, nnd Is the brothor of one
of the most beautlful debutantcs of tho
wlntor ln Baltlmore. Mlss Frances Danlel
A. P. V. A. Committee Meets.
Tho Ccntral Committoo of the A. P.
V. A. held a most Interestlng meetlng
ln tho Vlrglnla Hlstorlcal Soclety's bulld,
ing last afternoon nt 4 o'clock.
The chalrman of the Jamestown Com?
mittee, Mrs. Georgo "W. Bagby, rend a re?
port of tho recent oxcavntlbns at Jain^i
town, whlch haive dlscovered tho foiinda
tlons of two houses. The posltion of
theso houses hns led to the Inference
thnt they bolongnd to Phllip Ludwoll, a
</lrlng tho colonlal period, and always
appeared In many of tho romancos rc
viowlng tlie colonlal period, and always
beon plctured us a gay nnd _allant cava
ller. The plans of the projected lmprove?
ments at Jamestown were rend nnd
listenod to wlth not loss interest than
thnt of the excnvatlons; so important
a pnrt does Jamestown play In overy thlng
thnt. relates to the Antiquarlan Soclety.
The Antiquarlan Branch of "Washington,
D. C, wlll, about the lst of May, tiirvoil
a monument tn mark tho slto of the Vlr?
glnla Houso of Burgesaos' In Wllllams
burg. Tlils site Is In the lowor' part .of
the town aeross'from Willlam and Mary
College. Many members of tho Rich?
mond A. r. V. A, wlll go down to tho un
veillng ceremonlcs, whlch wlll. Include an
address from some promlnen^ orator and
many other pleasant features, to say
nothlng of the opportunlty It wlll offor to
spond a-d_y In VIrglnla's colonlal capl
.tal. . _
Tho .serles of handsomo water-colors
palnted by >Mr. Wllkinsen, an Engllsh?
man, who Is now making hls homo In
Richmond. nnd representing such hlstono
points as the Llghthouse at Capo Honry,
tho Nelson home. at Yorktown, old Brti
ton Cl)urch at Wflllnmsburg, and old
Blandford nt PetersburgT" St. John's
Church and the former homo of Chlef
Justlce Marshall. In RIohmond, wero pre?
sented by the A. P. V. A. to-the Vjrglnla
Hlstorlcal Soclety, They were hought by
the A, P. V. A. from Mr. Wllklnson and
wlll" bo bnng on the walls of the Hlstor
Tho Governor of Perinsybisnla lias com?
mlssloned Mr, Wllklnson . tn oxecutn'n
number of scenes and bulldlngs In thnt
Stnto, mado prominent by colonlal or
Mrs. Biwan preslded nnd ladles present
wero Mrs. G. W. , Bngby, Mrs. J. B.
Dlghtfoot. Mrs. J. Taylor Ellyson, Mrs.
C, "W, P, Brook, Mrs, Norton Savrigo,
Mrs. E. V. Vnlentlno, Mrs. W, A-. Ander
son, Mrs. Thomaa Bolling, Mrs.' Honry
Taylor, Jr., Mrs, Robert Doo Traylor,
Mrs, E. R. Ball, Mrs. Wi S. Wurray; Mrs.
R. Powell' Dunn, Mrs. A. C. Bruce, -Mrs.
W. T, Ttobins nnd Mrs. "W.'C. Bentley.
Mrs. Mary Hateh "Wlllnrd nnd Mrs.
C'nrcllno Footo Mnrsh wlll repent nn Old
Domlnlon Pilgrlmago nbout tho mlddle nf
Mny, tlmlng thelr oomlng to corrospond
wlth the nnnunl Mny escurslon bf the A.
P. V. A. to Jamestown, Boforo Mny,
however, the two lenders nf tho pllgrlms
wlll have n Jamestown oxcurslon for tlio
beneflt of a boys' school, trnvftllng under
thelr cbnperonago, lo vlslt the "Crndl*
of tho Natlon.!' Whether these earlln-r
tnurlHtfi wlll vlslt Richmond also. Is, as
Tho Committee of tho Loulslana Tablo
had a very full and satlsfnetory meotlng
ln the bome of Mrs. E. C. Mlnor, No. 104
North Flfth Streot, at 11 A. M. yesterday.
The "Bostock benoflt" ennio largely to
tho front lu tl\Q dlsouswlnn nf business.
A. commltteo, lneludlng Mrs. Funsten and
Mrs. Woodwnrd, wore Instrticted tn hava
plnood at once ln tho lower front win?
dows pf the Mnsonlo Templo largo adver
tlseruont eards of tho beneflt date, wlth
tlie statement thnt lt ls to bo givon for
tho beneflt of the Confederate Bnzunr As?
soclatlon, A llttlo lnter the progrninmo
of what Is to bo dono on Mnrch 18th,
Wlth the hour for the awardlng of prlzes.
will alHC bo put In tbe windows, so that
nll may know ln advanco just what ls
to bo done aud tbo tlme of Us dolng. /
Hostook tlckets wero dlstrlhiued jo
those prenont nnd the committee nll
i.ledged themselves to a eortaln number
of contrlbutions for the tablo, A letter
from Mrs. Behnn, of New Orleans. was
rend and many plans woro promula ed
for tha-Uture, after whlch tbe committoo
adjourned' untll wxt Tuesday.
The Confedernte Memorlal I.iternry So?
clety will meet i.o-dny nt noon In Jhe
Tho Confederate Bawuir AsocJatiau yvjJJ.
_. <_Hl4-f . ll-T-r --?--'-i.iii.,11-41
W. Lo Dnufftm* makoa mnd motta
\mm'o mon n Ooodyomr Wott '
(hand nawod -fooona) ahooa
than mny othor* mmnufaotu
roi* In tho warld. v
' .? ii itotemtnt.
Beeause W. L. Douglas ls tho
largest manufacturer, he can buy
cheaper and produco hls shoes at a
lower cost than any other concern,
whicli cnablcs him td sell a shoo for
83.50 equal ln evory way to thoso
sold elsowhcro for $6.00.?
Atio 1.7 other
lUlklntU of l?u_<>r.
ltin h?vn*>V.t<. Dun^lnu nmne
nud nrlco stutnpod on Uie bottom
Tlie beal Imported and Amarlonn leathers,
The Douglas sooret prooess of tannlng the
bottom soles producos absolutely pure
leather; more f loxlble and wlll wear longor
than any other tannage In. the world.
The sales have more than doubled the
past four yeare, whloh provea Its eu
Why not glve w. L. Douglas $3.50
Noto the lncreooe in BualnoM.
A galn of $2,820,406.70
ln four years,
Hhooa by mall, an conts axtra.
IlliiitrmtfiA CatAlog fr?-e.
W. L. _JOIJQ_,AS,
Boy) all TP?r TT. L. Donglai Strong Made
IIc<j ri" Patout'Calf. Eniviiiol, Box Calf, CalfJ I #2.00 Shoflt; Youth'i, 81.78.
Vlol Kld. Oorona Oo't, nnd Nafc'l Kaogaroo. | Vati C'olor Kyolsta n?*d .sxoluslTeljr,
623 E. BROAD ST.
W. M. WATKIMa. Mmnmpar.
meet to-morrow at 12 o'clock In Deo
A sllver muslcal roception will bo ten
dored by Mrs. Mao Talloy at hor studlo,
No. <I27 East Franklln Htroot, March llth,
from 5 lo 10 P.'.-M. for tho -.enefU of tho
Alabama tablo at tho Confoderato Bazaar.
Next Monday nnd Tuesday, March Oth
and 10th. wlll bo "Bostock bonollt" days
for tho Chlmbornzo Hospltal. The-Board
of Mnnngors nnd Dlrectors nro hard at
work and hope lhat a good crowd wlll
crowp thelr efforts wlth success.
A meetlng of the Arkansas Table Com?
mittee la ciCllod for Thursday at 4 P. M.
ln tho homo of Mr*. Stephen Putney, No.
921 AVcst Franklln Street.
Mrs. Thomas Atnbler, of Wllllamsburg,
Is vlsltlng friends ln Richmond.
Mlss Rosa Myers, ot Norfolk, and Mlss
Dalsy Rurweri. of New York, aro among
tho number of plensnnt out-of-town peo?
ple who uro now ln Richmond.
Mlss Knte Bldgood hns returned to
hor home after a most enjoyable trlp to
Tho Commltto ot tho Candy Booth at
the Confederate Fair Is reque.sted to meet
wlth Mrs. A. B. Apperson, of No. 1223
Floyd Avenue, thls afternoon nt 4 o'clock,
Mlss Esslc B. Ptirvls nnd Mr. George
C. Andorson wero married Monday after?
noon In the Fnlrmount-Avenuo Church
parsonngo, by tho Rev. J. O. Babeock.
Tho Furniture Booth fommtttee of the
Confederate Fair ls requested by Mrs.
J. A. Rldgoley to moet to-day a.t 4 P, M.
In No. 030 North Sevenlh Street.
Mlss -ottlo Gnrrctt, nf Wllllamsburg,
attendod tho meetlng of tho A..P. V. A.
yesterday, and left for homo thls morn?
lng. ? , . ?
Mrs Mary D. CTiimp and her daughters,
th'e Mlsses Shlpplett, have moved from
Henrlco county to No. 2000 Floyd Avenue.
. t ' ? .*
Mlss Julla ITorn. of Richmond, and
Mlss Etltel l/cwls, of Baltlmoro, who
havo been tho. guests of Mrs. Saniuel
c.ordon ^Vnllace. in ITredericksburg, have
returned to thelr homes.
At the Jefferson Club german glven
Monday evenlng Mx. Albert U?ls* lod
wlth Mlss Paullno Slmon.
Among the put-of-town guests wore
Mlss Edna Kahn, Miss Jewla Morlta,
Mr, and Mrs. Sol gfflan, >>orrfolk- J1*
Frelberg. of Clnclnnntl, and Mr. Benja
mln Rosenstock, Petersburg.
Miss Mary Waddlll. who has beon pny
lng a. short vlslt to Norfolk. ls al homo
agnln. .-.'> <t t
,'Mrs. J. C. ilngnn hns asked for a full
moetlng ot the Mlssourl Tablo Committee
In her home to-dtty at^ noon.
Mrs. James Wlns^on/'of^cihiton, Mass.,
|s the guest of Mlss Meade Burwell, No..
302 East Graco Streot.
i> * H
Mrs Ernest Smnllmnn wns called to
Atlanta bv tho serious lllness of her
fVthcr, Colonel J. *'' ^'C'1'., wns
lnter ' messago nnnottncod thnt he wns
much better, rendorlng It unnecessnry foi
her to mako tbo trlp. ,
Tho committoo of tbe Toxas talila of
tlie .Confederate Bnzanr wlll moet to
niorrow af 10:110 o'clock nt Dee Lnmp
Hall All members of the com.nuieo.
arf urtjed to >-n oresent.
THE SUBJECT OF
THE REVJVIR. FIKES
Will Dlscuss the Theme: "Is
Chrlst a Prisoner in
.-V&ra hettiK conducted at the
-The '?ffraa Baptlst Church by the Rev.
M^rlc- p'nfle 11 Fllcc the dlstingulshed
&__ffevangellst of naltlinore. are rap
dly growlip I" hitorest. The fttteudanco
?_m wlth each servlce.
,n___t nlght ft lavgo onngregatlon was
n.?M_nt and llstoned to an eloquent and
l ,werf?l ?rmon from Mr. Flkaa Hls
subject was "Apprebonded by Chrlst
fnr What Purposo'.''
Tho subject of Mr. Flkes to-nlght ls of
unusiiol lntorest. His theme wlll be "Is
,Te*ns Chrlst a Prisoner ln Richmond.'
BILL MAY D|E
Leglslature May Not Redls*
VERY STRONG OPPOSITfON
Motion to Get the Measure as Special
Order Was Rldiculed?Mr. Pow?
ers OfFers Interesting Bill.
It' beg.ns to look as If the Houso lo
not golng io pass nny blll to reapportion
tho Stato with reference to cong'resslohal
dlstrlct-s at tho present sesslon. It Ls per?
fectly falr to all partles to say that sen
tlment hns radlcally changcd on this sub?
ject sinco the recess. ancl although lho
blll of Sonator Barksdale, whlch was vc
tocd by OovornOr Montague. went
through both hou.es with great ease, it
wouid be liard to get a much less radical
measure through tlther now.
Sonator Barksdale hlmself, who led tho
formcr flght so succwisfully, hns no In?
terest In ti'ic pendlng- bllls, and wlll flght
nny attempt to dlsturb the present Un?
of tho Slxth Dlstrlct.
More tlian thls, the Flrst nnd Elghth
Dlstrlcts. whlch soem to bo largely utniecl
at ln the Cummlng bill. are lined up In
opposltlon, nnd nre drawlng strength
from many of the other dlstrlcts.
Tho other day when an attempt wns
mado to set tho blll for a speclal order
the motlon was rldiculed, and there was
much qulet talk along tlu- llno of work?
lng to.dlsmlss or recommlt.
Thoro are four bllls pendlng, but only
one,' that of Mr. Cummlng. has been
favorably reported. It is not unlikely
that lf fiiiy action ls. taken It wlll be tc
pass the bill offered by Colon.'i i> w.
Lee, Jr., of Falrfax, to re-on-: ' iho pr*?
llon. Davld B. Rowers, Jr., of Caroline,
offered ln ih<v ifouee yosterday a blll <M
moro than usual Interest to those inter
ested In tho great subject of rural tre?
dellvery. In hls blll lt ? Prov'^<1?t!t''"!
tlio speclal dellvery rnnll-box., so usef .
ind c_.ivrt.ile.it ln the rural *???.<>*? and
vet hltherto so unsafe, shnll bo as snit
'l "onvenlent. The blLpreserttwa
a heavy penalty for any vlolntloix of IU
nrovlslons, nnd lt Is fell. that Ina matt-r
of .icli importance to tho peoplo of tliq
Stato hereafter Infractlons of the law
will be mot a_ they oo Justly desorv*.
We can Voll Imaglne the torments anr/
v^atlon.. to say nothing of the, serlous
ronse "ences, growlng out of tho loss of
mnll -whlch hns too offen resulted to
?,o"o'^ho l.avo nvailed themsclves of the
o nvenleiiceH of tho system. Sinco. it is
o ly through the punlshmcnt. of thoso
raugiit taitiperlng with or oiherwlse dam
aclng thlf-' npeeles of property that theso
more serlous conserjuenefs eon bo nv,->t
ed lt |s antlclpated that tho vory whole
somo provlsions of Mr. Poweris' blll as
a law-wlll ba generally folt and acknowl
edged all over Ihe State. Th? blll flxes
the-punlshmont on nny one who shall
open,,;destroy, damage or remove any
auch mall boxes at not less than $10 nor
not moro than $100 and conflnemeiit iu
jall not exceedlng sK month,-.
Tlie opponenrs of tin, 'Wnllaco b|ll,
creatinff n board of teleg-raphy oxainlneis,
w-lll-bo heard bofore tho Commlttee on
General Laws to-day nt.4 o'clock V. M.
Tlio sesslon of tho commltteo has been .
postponed by a serles of accldents.
Messrs. AV. A. Glasgow nnd A. P. Thom
will represent those rnllroads who aro
opposlng the blll.
The Stearnoa blll, whlch makes tho
keoping or exhlbltlug of a slot machlno
a crimlwil offense, Is stlll hanglng llro ln
Ihe commlttee. Tlie Commlttee on C,en
eral Laws, to whom the blll was flrst
referred, haa turned lt over to the Com?
mltteo on Courts of Justlce. Mr. Btearnes,
however, has an eye on the blll, and hai
no doubt of Its ultlmato passage.
STOPPED BY SNOW
(By AsBoclnted Presn.) ?
FORT "WORTH. 'J'EX., March S.-Tho
country .around AmarillQ Is. wrapped' in
nearly two feot of spow and.tho town
haa been practlcally shut put from tho
world for tho' past six days. Rallroad
trafflc Is completely suspended. Not a
train has moved ln a week. Two hun?
dred passengers are held hero awalttpg
tho break of the snow blockado,' whlcj*
js tho worst ever known. ln that seellw
of tho Stato.