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"F_IM.t__R3.fc TUC f-UANGFQ" ^8 aslde winter's somber garbfyou are searching
El.MRlb IHb llHANIltd . for,somelhjng new.. ,n wh[ch t0 identlfyyourself
withi the coming Joyous season, that you may turn responsively to add the fragrance of YOUR
NEWNESS to the gladsome scene.
Well gowned wornen/ look instinctively-to US for those "desirable things" that compose the
faultless dress. "MYGOWN"-ls the production of famous artists;, every line of correctness iar
there; it fits the form, revealing the grace of fashion in every movement. Stunning styles g^|
jnelegant WRAPS, dainty NECKWEAR, handsome PARASOLS, imported LACES, TRIM- y
MINGS, HANDKERCHIEFS, and. RIBBONS. Such a brilliant displayflash and sparkle BUYI
with irresistible attractiveness. v * ENJOYI
Unusual preparatlons have been made in thls dopartment
to mako this Eaater ehowing of Millinery eclipso evory one of
our prevlous ones. With that purposein mind we havo
brought to this city tho greatest number of hlgh-character hats
ever assembled under one roof hereabouts. The variety is so
great, the grades so varlad^the styles so comprehensive and
the prices in so broad a range that every woman, mlss or
child ls positively sure of finding Just tho hat that becomes
her most?just tho one her-fanoy demands, arfd she will see it
marked at a figure undoubtedly less than she expected to pay
for just the wanted hat.
Speclal Selling ,o! Shirt Waist
Over 50 distinctive styles in the assortmont we have
speclally priced for to-morrow. They aro charming examplos
of millinery sklll.
RiGhmond's Foremost Millinery Extiibit.
Remarkable Showing Easter Suits.
For conaplcuouD style beauty tbeae new oreatlons ahown ln our Sult Sectlon
aro Incomparable". There la a rlch cleyance about each garrriant that speaka of
At $1O;O0? Blnck Chovlot Sulta, double-breasted walltlng coat, naw flare sklrt
over merccrlzed drop-sklrt, and
Blouae Sufts. ln the new granlte wea-ve, trlple shoulder capes, postllllen back,
new sleeven and new flure sklrt, en traln*. Two clcgant $12.60 volues at. ...$10.00
At $15 00?Tan, Navy and.BIack ciotft Suits,'collarless blouae, taffeta lined,
taffeta trlmrned, flaro sklrt, "wlth taffeta yoko trlmralng, morcerlzod drop
$20.00?Tallor-Made Suits, In gray mlxtures, new-shaped blouae, wlth sllghtly
blouae back, doublo shoulder capes, edged wlth sllk, llght tPerslan.yest, fiaro sklrt,
lcllfed bottornju'i........:..;....V.. ,..,......$20.00
$25.00?Inifiioyicd Etamlne Buits, collarless blouso, taffeta Uned, deop capes,
taffeta trlmrned, postllllon back, front finlshed wlth ailk' oruaments,' 7-goro flare
sklrt. each Vam taffeta trlmrned, kllted bottom, unllned.r ??'?".'?.".:.$25.00
?Novelty Bults, in all tho up-to-date cloths and styles.$30.00 to $50.00
Your Shade Business
. . We will send to your houso, tako the
measure of your window shades and
hang them FR.E5E.
For the elaboratlon of all manner of apparel fer women, LACES FIND THE
GREATEST FAVOR. We have exqulalte Antlque, Cluny, Baflate, Paraguay,
Venlse, Nusslan and Flber Laces In galloons, edglnga, bands, medalllona, motlfs
and ?alioveVa.: Endless varlety of patterns and styles ln Plauen, Yak, jsulpuro,
Calals, Nottjngham, Orlental, Van Dyke and Flllett...
SKirt Waists andShirt Waist Suits
Wnshable Shlrt-Waleta and Shlrt-Walet 8ulta, In all tho new
Butcher's Llnen Waists, hand-erobroldered, brond shoulders,
new sleeves and tucked backs, tab collar.$6.48 and $7.48
Whlte Llnen Damask Waists, front nnishcd wlth broad tucks
and large pearl buttons...'.'.......$3.98
Whlte Morcertzed, Llnen Waists, front. nnishcd wlth 3 large,
tuoks,on each slde and 6 largo poarl'buttons, new collar, with
tabs, full sleovos, plaln baok, materlal ln pretty strlpe and rlng
dcsJgna, for... .$2.98
Other Btyles In heavy madraa llnen axtd 1b.wn, all 'the latest
effects...$1.00 to $2.'48
Comparlson may make any test, and wo guaranteo these to
be the best values posslble to obtaln ln thls clty We doubt If.
there Is better value anywhere, evon at our regular prlces.
Black Tafteta Silk PottlcoatB, umbrella . ruftlo, ropularly
IC.OOJ speelol.;......".....". .$3.98
Flna Black or Changeable Tafteta Sllk Petflcoata, groduated
aecordebn flounce, regularly $10.00; apeolal.....$7.48
The Amerlean Lady GIrdlo?dalntlly trlmmed ln laco and rlb
bon, whlte, plnk and blue batlsto; epeclal.. .$1.00
New Stralght-Front Mbdols,-'-ln' C. B., Thbmson's, R. & G.
and W. B-. low buat, hablt btp Corseta, ef ftne batioto; speclal, .$1,00
Easter Sllk Waist
Unltned Tafteta Waists, ln whlte and blue, cream Insertlng
let ln, yoko back and front, laco collar and ouffs, at.$5.00
Handsome Crepe do Chine Waists, ln bluo, plnk and whlte,
Bhlrred yoke and Bleeves wlth cluny Ince trimmlng, at...$8.48
Styllsh WalstB, of rtbbon and cluny laoe, mado over allk, now
sleovea, transparent oollar, at..$10.00
Basement Closing-Out PriGes
3-fiuart Best Granlts Long
Handlo Saucepans, worth 89c,
for . ..........27c.
79oi Best Granlte Foot-Tubs
16o. Bnamellcd Handled, Gloss
BIppers for, each.8c.
i 5c. Heavy Wlre Meat Forks
79o.; Heavy Galvanlzed 5
gallon Oil Cana; speclal....45c.
8a slze Yollow Baklng BIshes
Larg-o Glass Balad and Berry
Bowls for, eaoh .............3o.
21o. Chlna 2-quart Mllk Pttcn
ers for. .12o.
76c. dozen Flne Becorated
Chlna Berry Saucora, eaoh. 3c.
100-pleoe Beautlfttlty Dcoo
rated Dlnner Sets, that were
$10.00, for, set.$0.00
17 and lflo, slze Whlte Chlna
Meat Dlshes for .10c.
Booorated Fltohers and Bowls,
worth $1.25, for, palr.......75o.
173 Ornaments, oil 29 and 35c.
artloles, for, oholce.15c.
107'Ornaments, all 59 nnd 69c.
articlts, for, choloe .35c.
The New Dress Goods
Sllk Warp Lansdowns, tho prettiest and most deslrable sum?
mer fabrlo known, 42 lnchcs wide, all colors, now only.$1.00
42-ihch All-Wool, Hard-TwlBtcd Etamines.(..$1.00
42-lnch Wool Crepe de Chlna, all colors......._.........75o.
*6-Inch' London Twi'st' Etamines..-.ii'.'i.$1.00
86-inoh All-Wool Voiles, all colors........W.-i.-v^'.-..50c.
86-inch All-Wool Mistrals, very styllsb....80c
Sllk and Laoe-Stripe Mohalrs, in great varlety, llght welghta,
for summer ..-.?_.75c.
Handsome Batln-Stripad Mohair, with a flnlsh as pretty aa
Full range of White and Cream Batlste, Albatross, Crepe de
Chlne, Voilea, Etamines, Mistrals, Mohalrs, Sergos and Cashmeres,
per yard ...v.............. .-.j. .;?;;?,.-.-......'..,260. to $1.60
Men's Spring Furnishings
Wo have a perfeotly appolnted and thoroughly stooked Mon1*
Department,'Whereln may/ be found overy corroot style ln SKIrta,
Hoalery, Neckwear, Gloves, etc; also Underwear. Prlces aro ln.
keeplng wlth the popular-prlce pollcy rullng throughout thls otore.
Mun's 76c. Whlte Madroa Negllgeo Shlrts, wlth 1 palr de
tnohed ouffs, for.^...BOo^
Nlght Shlrts, the klnd you pay 76o, for, made pf flne oambrlo,
fanoy trlmmod or plain whltoi for. Mo.,
i 17 dozen palia of Meir_ COo, Blaok Laoe-Strlpe Sooka at,
We selt tho best BOo. EFnlaundered Whlto Shlrts, wlth patont
guasets in baok and aleeyea, oushlon bands and relnforeed back
Good Skirt News
Whlte Etamlrrt Slcirts, 7-gored Haro, panel front, yoko effeet
of tafteta bands,.sktrt nplshed/itt bottbm .wlth'.3 tnffeta bands.a>$8.48
Whlte Mohalr .Sklrts; entlre skirt perpondjoularly tu'eJced, wltlv
faggotlng between, flnlshed at bottom Wlth graduated flounco. of
tucks and fagottlng to match skirt, en traluo...-..$7.48'
Etamlno Sklrts, 3-pieoe tunlo effeut, eaoh pleee trimmed wltK
5 peau de sole bands, bablt back. en tralne....:.....$10.00
Imported Volle Sklrts, all the new effects. sliirred. fjounces and
hip trlmming. somo wlth tafteta drop-Bklrts... .....$12.50 to $30.00
Pedestriari Sklrts, ln all tho now materlals and modcs, -^
$2.98 tO #10.09
New Silk Suits
Colored Tafteta Shlrt-Waist Suits, tucked yoko, w^ faggot?
lng and croohet ornaraonta. sldo tucked aklrt ai\d full flare..$15.00
Fanoy Blue Tafteta and Black and Whlto Cheok Sllk Suita,
?wlth trlmmed waists and tucked aklrt style', ftill-flare sklrts. aevoral
styles toseleot, all good voluos, at....i....-......._v-"v->v?*20 00
Much Interestin Chesapeake
and Western Talk.
WANT LINE ON PENINSULA
Commercial Bodles May Tako Action
to Secure lb?The Chesapeake '??'?
and Ohlo.'Doublo Track- ; ?;
ing lta Line. I
(Sneelnl to Tba Ttmca-Dlanatch.) ' 1
MVTlAjlAMiiiBUliQ, VA., Aprll 4.-The
fiahing season ia on now, and the dla
,9lplea of Slr Isnao AVnlton aro ln clover.
A few days ago Messrs. John Joncs, C.
j. Person and- Frank Wolf.e, in a day's
flahlng In Mr. Jbnes' pond, caught 670
flsh known aa frecklc, perch. Thoy : were
bcautiful spcclmens of the flnny t^lbe. Mr.
Jones caught, over 200 ln tlio same pond,
ond then put moat ot them back ln the
water, aa he had, no use for so many,
The peoplo of tlijs aectlon feel a dcep
lnterest In the 'Chosapeake and Westorn
Rallway talk. J,t ls more than probable
that tho commercial bodles ? of tho Pon
Insula wlll' take up'tho matter and en
doavor to get the llno down the Penlnsula
to deep water at Newport News. It ta
sa|d, tlio countlcH iu/iy bo nakfd to do
nate monoy or bonda to tnduco tho road
to como this w*iy. All the Penlnsula
countlos and towiiH nro now nt tlie meroy
of ono road, whloh does not try to biilld
up tho oountry, puts upon tho peoplo
burdensome frelght and pasaenger ratea.
The Chesapeake and Ohlo RalltsTfy fc
doublo-tracklng lts llne between thla clty
and Newport Newa.' Mr. B. R. Cowherd
has the contract,
Judge and Mrs. Bunn, of Modlson. Wls.,
who havo beon, tho guoats of Mr. O. B.
Chapmnn, have roturnod home.
Mr. John Blalr Spencer, who la attend
ing the Unlveralty C'olloge ot Medlclne,
Rlchmond, spent aeveral daya here thla
week. Mr. Sponcer wlll leave Muy 1st
jifor Now York for hospffal tralning,
Mr. and Mra. F. W. Oakley, who have
been vlsitlng frlends here, havo returned
Drs. J. Wllton Hopo and Howe, of
Hnmpton, and Dr. H A. Wlse, of thls
clty, cornposlng the United States Psnslon
Examlnlng Board, returned to-day, from
a vlslt to Johns Hopklns Hospltal, Baltl?
Dr. 3. 3. Repette, a surgeon of tho
United States army, located ln Washlng?
ton, and Mlss' F- H. Barnes, . of New
York, were the gaiests of Mr. .aijd Mrs.
B. P. Scott at Ewell thls week.
'Mrs. Van F. Garrett was ln Rlchmond
thls week. ahe belng a member of tho
committee ln oharge of the Loulslana'
table at tho Confederate Bazaar.
Mrs. T. M. Ambler, who has been vls?
itlng numerous frlonds ln Rlchmond, has
Judge Thomas Wllson, general attoroey
of the Omalia Rallroad Company, who
has been vlsitlng Mrs. C B, Chapmon,
has returned to his homo ln St. Paul,
? Mr, and Mrs. H, V. L. BIrd, of Potora?
burg, are vlsitlng tfhelr son, Professor
Huirh 8. Bird.
Mr. Henry A. Wlse, of New Tork, 1*
the guest of Dr. E. G. Booth, at Grova.
Mlss 'Marlon Jones la vlsitlng- frlends
Mles Vlrglnla Foaehy Wlse la tho guost
of Mlss Pnnnle Guy, ln Rlchmond.
Mlss Bessle Scott, of Ewell, will be the
guost to-morrow of Mrs. J. B. O. Spencer,
Thero will be an open meetlng of the
Womon's Chrlstlan Temperance Unlon at
tho Baptlst Church Monday nlght A
good programmo has been arranged.
j ? -
A Masher And a Maid.
Two pretty women were atandlng ? on.
the oorner of Randolph and Deaborn
Streets waltlng for a car. Loanlng
agalnat the butldlrig qulte near them was
a young man who wns golng through
the scannlng procosu. Ho stared at the
young women untll one of thom, an
gored by hla actlon, turned lonked htm
squurely In the face. and then slowly
lowered hor o.ves untll they restod upon
IiIm shoes. She stared at the young fol
low's footgenr for a few seeonds, and
ho shlfted his feet unaasl'ly and Cnally
"I knew I could feezo'hlm," aald tho
glrl to her frlend. "It never fatls" to
worlc Whenever you go lntb a street
car or anywhore and know that some
ono ls< Btarlng at you you can drlve
them away wlthout a word. Look ror
an lnstant atralght into tho porson's face
and then loolc at hl3 shoes. Tho flrst ra
ther attracts his attentlon, and ne.
watchos you as you lowo'r your eyes,
But ho can't atand the steady stare at
his feot. Ho will begln blushlng, will
Bhlft his feet nepvouBly, and If you keep
lt uip he will get out of your elght alto
We havo tho vory Jatost effoots
in protfcy Tio& foi* Easter?early
spring oroations in plain and fanoy
Hosiery for wear with low-cmartor
shoes, ' Our white and fanoy AVaist
coats are beantios?very stylish,
and quite a bocoming additiou to
any suit. Our spring weights of
IJiulerweur uro now seasonable.
\V. 3. CONSTABLE & CO.,
903 E. Muln Street,
?- (?'.-? .* i
They Glve an Entertalnment
ln First Baptlst Church.
A BRISTOL BELLETOWED
Dr. Maybee Organizes a Local Board of
tha Chlldrcns Home Society?Mr.
Hutfaker Returns From.Wash
livgton to Brlstol to Llve. -.
BKrarOL, VA, Aprll 4.?The young la
dlea of the mualo department of tho VIr?
glnla Institute, undor the dlreotlon of Br.
Schommol, dlrector of muslo at tlie In?
stitute, gave a mualcal entertalnment at
the First BapUat Church one nlght this
week, whlch was greatly appreciated by
a. largo audience, The young ladles par
tlclpating were: Misses Prevatte, Saul,
Greer, Oaborne,' Crump, Chll.dreas, Hai'rl
gan, Tyler, tho Mlasea Bungan and Mr.
Cari F, Olenmacher. The entertalnment
:waa aonoluded wlth a song by- a chorua
of Institute young ladlea. Br. Schommel
deaerves to be congratulated for tha thor
ough manner ln. which he la donduotlng
the rauslo dopartment of the school.
Mr. M. K. Benaon has returned from
Hopkliisvllle. Ky? where ho wua called
on account of the ln.st Mness of hls llttle
grandaon, Charlle Benaon. who dled at
tho ugo of two yeara and aix montha.
Repreaontatlve Jamea Mort, of the VIr?
glnla Houso of Delegatea, has been wlth
homo folks here for.a few days,
Mr. Luke Blxon'hos removed hls famlly
from Knoxville to Brlstol, He wlll, how
evor, conttnue ns the travelling represen
tativo of the Knoxville Journal and Tri
lnvltatlona have been rooelved by Brls?
tol frlends of the contraotlng partles te
tho marrlugo of Mlas Ajina Sybil Faw
and Mr. Stephen D. Timberlako. Tho
marriago wlll take place at the home of
Mlaa Faw"8 unole ln Brooklyn, N. Y? on
tho 8th lnatant. The' bride-to-be la a
daughter 'of Colonel A. J. Faw, of Brls?
tol, and Is one of thls city's most beauti
ful-and accompllahed young ladles, The
groom-to-be la a promlnent young lawyer
of Staunton, Va., belng at preaent clty
attornoy of Staunton..Followlng the mur
riugo, tho couple will come to Brlstol to
Frank Blckey, who has been away ln
tho Unlted States Navy for a year, Is at
homo on a furlough of twenty days. He
has boen aa far eaat as anclent Greece
slnce he left home,
Mrs. Mary B, York ls visttlng her
daughter, Mrs. Rhoa Crawford tn Knox?
Br. Willlam J. Maybee, of Rlohmond,
State superlntendent of tbe Chlldren's
Home Socloty of VIrglnla, waa in Brlstol
thls weok, nnd held on Interetatlng niooti
Ing ln the lnterest of tho Soclety at tho
count-houae, The followlng local Ad
visory Board of tho Soolety waa organ
igod! Proaidont, W. 8. Frost; yice-Presi
dent, Colonel Charles R. Vancej Attor-s
neys, H. C. Potors and A. 0. Koeblert
Treasurer, Mrs, J. W. Norvolli Seoretary,
Profoasor E, H. Russell; Membere, Josoph
p. Mitoholl, Mlss Annlo Petere, Major
Willlam G. Sheou, Mrs. II. F. Lewls, Mra.
.Magffld Jia,ypest Joaoph M. P.opleyt- Mrs*
J. B. Lyon, J, L Wllllomson, Mrs. Fred
Hayes, Mlss Lydla Good, J. L. C. Smlth,
J. W. Umstaddt, Mrs. John -Echols and
Mlss Allce Arrants.
TOUNG LADY SENIORS, -
Th? Sonlor class at Sulllns College for
yotilarc ladies this yearconslsts of twelve
young ladies, receivlng degreos for pro
flcineoy In muslo and for havlng complet
ed the regular eourse. Tho young la
.dles who compose the class are: MIssob
Mary Summers, Fannle Steger, Alpha
RIchardson, Anna Smlth, Hattlo Flguers,
Nancy Nqlltoni Sena Clidl'ders, '? LWllan.
McNell, Laura Orr, Byna Brock, Aubrey
Cowan and Mary Lee Hlll,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Ellison left
thls week for Rlchmond, whoro they will
spend a week or more. Mr. Allloon, who
is the agent ot the Southern Express
Company here, haa not been In good
health for a few months, and his vlslt
to Riohmond at this tlmo is for the pur
pose of receivlng treatment.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Rowe, after
a pleasant vlslt to tho parents of Mrs,
Rowe, Mr. and Mrs. C. Yonce, havo re?
turned to tholr home at Bodford, Ind.
Mlss Hettle Jarnlgan, of, Johnson Clty,
has beon tho guest of Mr.and Mrs. W.
B. GlUesple this week.
Mlss Huht, of Chatham, Va,, and Mlss
Langhorne, of Lynchburg, Va.. are guosts
of Mr. and Mrs. Hftl. F. Lewls.
Mr, and Mrs, Willlam George, of Lan
cnstor, Va., nre vlfilting tho parents of
Mrs. Georgo, Mr. and Mra. John Brown.
Mlss Chassio Thomoa has returned from
Florlda, whero she spent a part of the
Mr. and MVs. Arthur Glen have been
vlsitlng at Morrlstown and othor points
ln Tonesseo thls weok.
Charles O. Hearon, formerly of the Rlch?
mond Times, but, who has beon at his
old home here for tWo months, was the
guest of his father at Labanon for a
fow days the past weok.
Judge E. W. Ponnlngton,- of Ponnlng
ton Gap, Va., was ln Bristol the present
Mr. 15; C. Tlun'nlcer, who was fnr sovor
al years connected wlth the experimfintal
dopnrtmont of the Rmlthsonlan Instliullon
at Washlngton, hns como to Brlstal to
Brlson to reside, and'will' tnko up the
work of a mechnnlcal dralVman, Mr.
Huffakor, whose home h"d been at
Chuoky Clfy, Grocn' cpunty, Tennessoe,
wns for qulte a whlle engaged In ex
porlmontlng wlth alr pressure on cortain
curvod surfacea In tholr relatlon to the
nirshlp. IIls vlews on thls subjoot nt
trnoted the attentlon of mon of natlonal
hoto ln the llne of sclentlflo Investlgatlon
Dr. R. Q. Waltorhouse, of Emory, and
Rev. T. R. Handy, of Tn-ewell, Va., the
new presldent and vloe-prealdent of Sul?
llns College for young lndles, wero here
thls week on buslness connorted wlth the
future of the sahool. It ls understpod
that Dr. S. N, Barker, the rotlrlng presl?
dent, has Bocured a good posltlon ln
school |n Washlngton, D. C.
Mrs. Edward ICelth, of Ashevllle, N. C,
ls the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. W, Davla. '
Captaln Alexander Smlth and daughter,
Mlss lda, went to Charlotto,' N, C? thls
week to ylslt rolatlves,
Mr. W. E, Burnes and fnmlly of Le
bunon. Va,, were the guests of rolntlves
and frlonds In Bristol thh |p,tter part of
Vla Seaboard Air Line Railwayi Accoun
United Confederato Veterans' Beunlnn,
Now Orleans, La., May 19-22, 1003. Ono
cont per mllo each way for tho round
trlp. Tlpkots on eale May IGth to Ht.st,
inclusiive; itstuin llmlt May 24th, except
by paymeni of flfty eents, tlckets ox
tendod to June IGth.
Meetbig Amerlean M?d(ogJ Assoclatlon,
Nqw Orleans, La.. May 6-8. 3903,
One fure for tho round trlp. Tlckets on
sale May 1st tcr 4th, Incluslve; return
llmlt t?n days from date of aulo,
In Buckingham They Have
Come ln Flocks and-to Stay.
?-?:?-?' ., ?;?: .-. \ '
SUNDAY EGGS FOR PAINT
Presbyterlan Housewlvos In tho New
Store Nelghborhood Dedicate to
Church Adornment the Sabbath
Actlvlty of Thelr Hens.
(Speclal to Tbe Tlmea-Dlapateh)
NEW STORE. VA., Aprll 4.?This has
been a phonomenally early spring, at
leaat a month earllor than last year,
nnd up to the present cold Bnap the
woathor has beon remarkably warm and
beautiful. The song'blrds have como ln
large flooks, seemingly to stay and, tho
country ia made muslcal all the day long.
The wlld flowers aro enrller and sweeter
and'moro luxurlant than thoy have boen
for years end the frtilt - trees of every
klnd ar6 blosaomlng to perfectlon, but
slnco thla sudrton cold chango of weathor
It Is feared that tho trult will be injured
and tho llowers and early vegotnbles
bllghted. ' ' ' -
The farmers notwlthstimdliig the warm
weathor nra not forwurd wlth tholr work
as tho IVbdvy ralnsj havo kept tho Innd
constantly soakcd wliloh has greritly (n
terfored wlth tho aprlng plowlug. Few
peoplo havo -planted thelr gardons ,nnd
only s'uoh thlngs ns potatoea. onlons and
pena havo boon put lnto the ground.
The poultry ralsors are more thnn usu
nlly Hucoessful. thls spring. Fowls are
In groat domand jn, tho nolghborlng mar
ki.-ts and aro brlnglhg gond prices, hens
splllng nt forty conta nnd othor fowla
in proportlon. Tbo housekeepors In thls
Immodlato nelghborhood aro all Prea
byteriana *and ns thelr church noeds a
freah ooat of palnt they have set thelr
heads to work to devlao means to ralao
the monoy ln, order to palnt lt. Among
other plans ls thls, they have ogrend to
glv'e to tho church all tho ogga whlch
nro laid on Sunday durlng tho month of
Aprll. If tho lions do as well In Aprll
ns they dld ln March and the other plans
works well, lt ls very llkely the New
Store ohuroh wlll be ahlnlng ln n freah
coat of pnlnt withln a vory short timo.
Tho ohlldrun of thla place expect to
havo on JSantor TCcg Hunt on the after?
noon of Eastor Monday in tbo grovo at
thf rresliytorlnn Church.
The Now Store nnd ?Mnysvllle ohurohes
hopo to sortire tho services' of Rev,
Mlohnux n.'itne of thn Unlon Thenlngioal
Remlnary, immedlately nfter hla gradua
tion In May. The two nhurohoa are wlth
out a pastor at prcsant.
Nearly nll of the schoola nt the pountj
havo closed for tbo yoar. Tlie Aronnun;
Hclionl, tmiglit by Mlas Annlo Jnnes, eloaei
last week and tho Folinol near Shoppards
tnught bv MIbs Grnce Jgjean'~WH! elosto
withln a few daya
Mosars. L. B. Jones and P. M. Jpnc i
have returnr-d to thelr homes at Ne*v
Htnro and Blie'ppards, nfter a pleasaht
vlslt to Rlchmond. ]
Mra. W. B. Morris, of tho Bucklughajm
Bprlngg, Is tnklhg a oourr.o ln nrt in o*,e
of the art schpola cf New York, AraoiYg
her models is the man who wlll-pose for
tho statue of Napoloon Boimpart, whloh
wlll.be exhlblted at the St. Louls Expo?
sltlon. _ ,
Mr. A. S. GUliam, one of 'the morchanta
of thls place, has removed to Thayer, W.
Va., and hla famlly will Joln hlm shortly.
Tho death of Mr. Wm. B. Shaw. of
Buoklnghnro C. H? but.. who has boen
livlng ln Norfolk for about two years,
came as a sh'ock to the peoplo of thls
part of the county. He waa a tolonted
man and had many frlends In thls oom
munlty. , ...
Mr, J. W. Hebditch, of Aroanum, loft
last week for- West VJrginle, whore he
will engage ln buslness wlth his son* Mr.
Glencross Hebditch. Mr. Hebdltoh will
bo greatly mlssod from the community.
Mlss Ellon Davls, the daughter of Mr.
W. H, Davls, a most popular young lady
ls extremely 111 at her home-.near thls
The telephons questlon whloh has been
agltatlng this portlon of tho country for
several months seems to havo been drop
ped though lt ls ln suocessful operatlon
ln thn northern part of tho county.
Mossrs. Hoen & Co., of Baltlmore, have
purohased largo tracts of land ln thls
oounty whlch thoy oxpect to enclolo nnd
dovoto to Btockrnlslng,
Thore has wlthln the past fow years
beon a great exodus of negroes from thla
county to tho north and to tho ooal mineo
nnd it seems that tho number of those
who leavo annunlly is Incroaalng. Bvon
amall chlldren aro 'golng Into servieo.
Many of them never llve to seo tholr
homoB agaln or come Ifomo to dle, hnv?
lng oontraoted dlseases of varloua IclndB
ln tho exposed lifo they lead when they
go to work elsewhoro,
, Thoro ls moro of pathos than humor
ln tho followlng story whloh is true. A
nogro woman, the mothil" of elght chll?
dren wns loft a wldow and last fall she
dealded to _o to Now Jorsey, whero she
lirtd onne llved rlurtng hor. .husband's llfo
tlme nnrl hnrt left hlm here to take oaro
nt her nlilldron. She thernupon wroto
to tlio lady. wlth whom sho hnd formerly
llvert and from whom sho reoelv'ed tho
llbornl nmount nf $3!5 wlth whlch to pay
hor expensea. Rhe left at once wlth four
of hor ohlldren. hnvlng hlred out tho four
oldor oncs. When sho arrlved at her
dentlnntlon the woman who hnd sent
hor the monoy ordernd the chlldren to be
taken to the barn. There thoy romalned
wlth the horsos and oows wlthout flro
or propnv food untll thoy were tnkon
slok. Tf lt hnd not boen for the dootor
they would have frouon to death, ho
gavo them nn oll etove whlch offonded
th'e lady very munh. Sho refused to glve
the negro woman the means wlth whloh
to roturn home saytng sho hnd hor thor
nnd Intended to koop her. The woman,
nftor a delny of several montliH, managod
to communlcate wlth her ohlldren nnd
whlta frlends here, who sent her tho ne
ooBsary pmount to pome baek. She hns
returned to hor home here now and llke
tho old npgro ln O'plo Tteodo'a "Suann
Rlver," vowb nevor ngaln to brcnthe the
northorri atmoBphere. Rho confldontiellv
Informed ono of hor frlends that whlle
phe wns ln Now .Toroey she "shi?d onough
tenrs to grinfl a buahel of corn."
Mr. Rlcnard Curd Gllllam. of "fhit
Bnnka" nenr thls plnoe dled on the ftlut
nnd wns burlod here at the old famlly
cometery yestorday nfternoon.
CHOIJBRA AMONQ HOGS
Many Swine Dying of tho Dlsease.
Poultry Ralsing Proves Profitable.
WYANOKB, VA., April a.?Oholera hus
broken out among the hogB on eeveral
farma ln thls county and uj> to the pres?
ent tlme qulte a. number havo dled.
Many persons belleve that tho Importod
broods Irnportod here from other plures
aro munh more Uablo to contraot tho dis
enso thnu the uatlvo broods, Whlch, ln
many instauccs, rutx ftt IWRe^ in %ht
woods, whoro thoy found foodHhat kept
them ln good condltlon.
Mr; J. |P. Dennls, of Delawaro ? county,'
N. Y., has rontod Burl_i_ton, for thls
season. Tho old plantation was for many.;
yoars tho,homo of the late Judgo John'.
M. Gregory at one tlmo Governor of Vlr-.;'
glnla. Tho'present lncumbent is largely,.
ongage'd ln tho poultry busihesa, and la,.
tho possossor of qulto a varlety of hlgh'
In rocent years the handllng of poultry,1;
and eggs has beaome qulte a profltablo,
Industry throughout -j thls scctlon. The-;
'hlgh prlco of all klnds of fowls. hns en-\
oouraged the people to Increase tholr'
stoclc, untll thoy number. well up ln tho,
Iiundred3 on many farms.
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?.. ? to. .. i
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