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A. T. EMBREY
Frederlcksburg Bar Recom
HERR1NG NOW PLENT1FUL
Hed Men's Bazaar Held in Fredericks
burg Nettedthe Organization Nearly
$4O0?The Fund Will Go to En
tertaining the Convontion.
(Speclal to The Timas-BlepatcJi.)
FREDI3R1CK8BURG, VA., April 21.?
Members of the bar here forwafdetl this
afternoou to Senator Wnlloce and Dele
gate Blscoe n petitlon recofnmendlng
Hon, A-. T\ Kmbrey for Judge of the
Corporntlon Ceurt to Bucceed Judge Wnl
lacc, resigned. A petitlon has nlso been
Bigned by promlnent clllsens and l?r
warded. Tho Bcglelnturo will elect Mr.
Embrey, who has agreed to scrvo and
Wlll havo no opposltlou. .ludgo A. W.
Wallace reslgned. and nutwlthslaiidlnii;
an eamost oppeal from the cltiaens
genorally to wlthdraw hls rcslgnatlon, ho
odhered to hls decislon to rellro from of
flclal life. Mr. Embrey ls at present
CommonwcaTih's Attorney for tho clty.
The Red Men's Baxaar held hero netted
the orKJUiitation nearly WOO. This fund
\rill bo used for ontertulnlng the Stato
' conventton of that orden, whlch nieots
in this clty next month.
Berring and other ilsh are becomlhg
more plentiful, and prlccs havo fallou.
Tho mountaln wacons are now coming
down to tbo Potomao River shores to
oaxry back their supplies of horring.
Bhad and rock. whflo running moro frco
Jy. are stlll soinowhat scarcc. At a haul
jnado nt Widowater Bhoro on tho Po?
tomao River last nlght 12,000 flsh wero
caugiit This is tho largest catch this
Boason thus far.
Horsos aro ln gToator domand ln this
feectlon tlian they havo been for many
pears. Parties nro buying them up in
Hroves to carry to other soction3 for
?ale, and horses, that were hord to eell
at I7T) eacli somo months ngo aro now
fcringtng *100 and $125 each.
Tho local optlon peoplo aro stlll clr
eulating their petitlon for Flgnatureg to
present to tho Corporation Court, though
Jt ls said that more than cnough havo
already been securcd to assuro tho call
Ing of an electlon.
Tlie acreago in corn ln this part of tho
Btato this season will bo much smallor
than that of last year. This is due to two
causes?tho unprecedented fall of raln,
Selaying plowing. otc., and tho great
scarclty of labor. It is slatod by somo
that the exodus of negroea from this
sectlon to New Jersey nnd other Slates
is cansed by tho new electlon I.'iwh, by
?wliich many of them wero dlsfranchlwid.
Whilst tho corn crop wlll bo smallor
than usual. tho present prospect for n
flne wheat yleld was never better.
Mr. B. H. DeJametto. a promlnent
lawyer of Spotsylvania county, has
movca to Ornngo Courthon30 to practlce
? his profession.
Messrs. W. II. Hnrkamp. A. B. Bolts
nnd W. F. Coatcs, of this clty, havo
pnne to Roanoko to attond a meeting of
the Grand Councll of tho Royal Arcnnuin
nt iSttt place.
The play BIbl, whlch was prnducod
hero with sq much success somo Weoks
ngo. wlll be rcpeated :it tho opera hou.so
on Frlday nlght, April 21th, the proceeds
to he for tbo benellt of tho Mary Wash
Ington Hospllal. Thero aro about. elghty
peoplo ln the cast. all of this clty.
MR. TARRY'S ESTATE
Left Property Vnlued at Over One
Hundred Thousand Dollars.
rSpectal tn Tbe TlniBS-Dlspatcli'.l
BOYDTON, VA., April 21.?The County
Court of Mocklonburg bogan hero yester?
day. Tho wlll of tho lato George P
Tarry was admltted lo probato. His son,
Albin R. Tarry, Is nainei] as exocutor,
without security. Mr. Tarry left a hand
pome estate, valucd at from ono hundred
to ono hundred and twenly-f.ve thousand
dollars. The l.njjper par.t of tho estate con
pists of stockH.,.au.I ''honds, Mr, Tarry
owned one of tho most valuable landed
estates in tho county, Bltuated on Roa
Tho rontlnurd ralns havo serlously re
larded farm opcratlons ln Mocklonburg/,
pnd It would scein now Imposslble for tho
farmers to make a full crop, ns but a
very few of tlio farmors havo been able
1o make much preparatlon for thelr crops,
Tho wheat crop Is also Injured by tho wet
?weatker, for in Borne localitles lt ls turn
Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Ovorhy gavo nn
elegant progreasivo ouchro party a few
rilghts hlnee to vnmc. thlrty of thelr young
lady and pentlemon frlendfl at thelr honin
Jn this place. A nplpudld supper was
served about 31:80 o'clock. Mrs. BaBkor
Vlll won tho ladles' prlz.o, and Mr, 13, D,
Toom the gentleman's.
Judge Bundley, of the Clrotilt Court,
by a vaeation order, has appolntofl Mr.
T. II. Boyd n member of tho Bourd of
Penslon Commlssloners for Meoklenburg
rounty, to flll the vacancy caused l.y tho
leath of George V. Tarry.
tfoung Man Dies at Gato City from In
juries Caused by an Actident.
(Speclal loThe TJmes-Dlspatoh.)
GATB il'IT, VA., April ^1.?Henry
Btrong, tho nlnoteon-year-old son of lll
ram Btrong, of uear SA'ayland, thla coun
ty, accldentally dischargod a aliot-;yin
into hia boiiy thla morning, from whlch
he di.*i a few houra later, Ho went out
thls morning wlth ???- gun to BhoQl
jiawk. Be la tlie- grandaon f>t ex-Slierlff
W. R. Strong, a merchanl of Onto Clty.
Anoiher grandson of tho ex-aherlff was
acoldentally ahot and kjlled a few yeai
ago and a jlUle granddaughter was bun
ed to do.it!i
AFTHK FORTY YEARS
Well-Known Eniploye of the Baltimore
and Ohio Retired at Winchester.
(Speclal to The Tlmes-pispatch,)
WI.NCHKHTKU. VA., April ^ 1 - .A 11, i
eervinif tha Baltimore and Ohio Kai!r,,.ul
for nearly forty yeara In varloua r-a
pacltlea, Captaln Thomaa C. l3rinoa was
to-day retired aa nx-rlntendent
Bhenundoah Plvislon becauee of
healtb. Captnin Prlnce'a flrtt poa
the road was that -.1 newa poy
Aucceedpd by J- B. Bpurrlcr, l .'.
l-'irst Dlvlaion. C*ptftlri I'rin.-o i,
ri-garded ca ono of the t>-m i.rr=
Wlsa Ouaale Conrad. daughter o
Holmea Conrad, haa bccn eltctod
ond Miss Annla Caitnv-ll. daug
Oaunty Clerk T. K Cartmell.
b'.nor, to reprea?vit T'urr.er Aahb;
C V.. at tho Hcw OrltaiiK u-unlc
Suddaniy Undh.tf out that tho clty was
hecomlng qulte a blg money borrower tn
ordor to mcot ctirrent exponnos, tho Clty
Councll last tilght mndo n oonslderablo
Inereaso in tho tnx on a number of in
dustrles. Tho Fnlrfax Club. composed
of many promlnont men. waa taxcd %no
dollnr a head. and tlio actlve mcmbershlp
Is said to hnvo rnpldly docreaaoa slnco
Board ofTrade Offlcers.
(Speclal to The Tlmrs-Dlapntcli.)
NORTOl'lC. VA.. April 21.-H. A. Dun
lop. of Richmond, was filocl.ed secrctaiy
nnd trensuror of the Vlrgln a Bta e Board
of Trado by the Ksecutlve ?. nuncll. whlch
met hero to-day. C. W. Prlddy. of Nor
folk. was elected presldent. nnc1 the place
of the noxt annual mcotlng wlll b? Vlr?
glnla Beach, June 23d.
Verdict Agreed Upon.
fSneclnl to Tlio TIm"K-l)l?P(iteh.)
tfAJSawSfiu VA.. April 2f.-A verdict
wns Itgreod upon this morning Whfeh.thS
easo wa* callod ln tho County Co, rt of
the Commonwonlth ngaliiBt John Joneq.
charged wlth tbo kllllng of e*-?.?'
John O. Watts. tho prlsonor nccopttng
ono year In tho penttentiary.
Charge of BlacKmall Agalnst
Felt and Hutto Was
(gpcclnl to The Tlmes?Dlspalch.)
NHWPORT NEWS, VA.. April 2l.-The
Newport News Ntitlonnl Bnnk wns orgiui
l7.ed to-day, the cnplial belng $100,000 nnd
the Burplus $15,000. Tho otllcers nro K.
Qulncy Smith, of Woahlngton, presldent;
A. L. Powoll. vlce-prnsldent and manag
Ing offlcer, nnd O. D. Balehclor, attorney.
The bank wlll open for buslnesa In a fow
WpokS nt No. 2TOI \Va.shlngton AVontto.
Jtistlca Elam In Hampton to-day dls
mlBfied the Chargo of blncknialllng agahmt
'F. F. Felt and Beon F. Hutto. '1 ho mon
came down to testlfy In tho Oysart caso
and aro alleged to have ottempted to ex
tort money from Prltchardi who was ono
Oi- tho defoiidants ln tho caso. Justlce
Elam held that no caso had been modo
out and that ho dld not havo Jurlsdlctlon,
even had a caso been mado out.
The battleshlp Toxas arrivod at Old
Folnt Comfort to-day from Pensncola.
Sho cnmo on ahcad of the squadron. which
will nrrivo about May lst. A lettar ro
celved from Rear-Admlral Parkcr statod
that ono of tho battloshlps of tho North
Allantlc Squadron probnbly would be
docked at tho yard of tho Newport Nows
company upon the nrrlval of tho squadron
lu theBO waters.
A largo delegaUon of businoss men ?* III
leavo for Richmond to-morrow morning
to work In behalf of tho Jnmestown lor
Centenary approprlatlon blll.
Tho lumber.shlp Francls II. Loggott wlll
leave hero for Sari Franclsco Saturday
to entor tho Rcdwood lumber trado out of
Cellfornia ports.' Tho Loggott |B juot
completod nnd ls equlpped wlth oll burn
oni ln her bollor-room. Sho wlll tako out
a cargo of steel ralls.
WYSOR FOR CONQRESS
Hc Is Named as a Candldate to Wln
Against Colonel Slemp.
(Spccial to Tho Tlmos-DlaptitcU.)
TAZiaWBIiB. VA.. April 21,-Hon. J.
C Wysor will reach hero Tuosdoy morn?
ing to asslst Messrs. Alderson, Soxton
and Beriator Ilarman in tho dnfonso of
John Jones, charged with kllllng ox
Morshal John G. Watts. Many Crionda
of Mr. Wysor thlnk ho Is tho logloai
Democratlo candldate for Congross in
tho Nlnth Dlstrlot, and that ho could
oaslly redecm tho dlatrlct from tho Ro
publlcan vlctory won by Colonel Blomp.
Others stlll closer to hlm thlnk that ho
could not afl'ord to abundon tho c'rlmlnal
practlce whlch ls now cothlng to hlm
from all parts of tho Southwest.
Railroad Company Won.
(Slieclal to Tho TluH-H-Dlnpiitch.)
POWHATAN C. II.. VA., April 21.?
Cirouit Court, wlth Judgo Goorgo J.
Hundloy presldlng, adjournod last n#ht.
Tho only jury case at tho torm was thnt
of Mrs. Ellon H. Fllppon vs. tho South
orn Railroad, Tho jury brought ln a
yordlot for tho dofondant company.
A marrlage llconso was Issued by Clerk
Tllman to Mr. W. T. Davls, who will
marry Miss Ilestor F. Webb this evo
nlng. Tho marrlage will tako placu In
Rlchniond, Tho groom ls a son of Mr.
W. R. Davls, of this vlllago, and the
brldo is a eharmlng young lady and n
dnughtcr of Mr. W. H. Wobb, of thln
oounty. The young couple wlll spend a
few days In Richmond, nflor whlch they
wlll return tn Powhatan to tho home of
tho groom, who ls a prosporous river
Canncry and Wagon Factory
Among tho Town's Latest
(Spoclal toThe Tlmes-Dlspatoh.)
CLAltUMuNT, VA., April 21.?A. Q.
Wlnter Ims accured tho clnirtor for Clnro
m'ont's now bank and a nioollns of the
stockholilois wlll ba held In a fow days
and nn orgnnlztttlon perfeoted,
Work on tho new cannlng faotory is
progrosalng rathcr alowty on account of
the ..oontinueO wi-t woathor.
The rtuasell wagon factory bulldlng la
ni-iuiy cnclosed ???ii oporatlons wlll bo.
gln ln ;i row y/t ? ?!.- .
As Clarei..: I is over 500 populatlon, a
locnl opth n olectlon \vl|l bo hold to dcter
rnino whethor thn town- shnll havo a >a
loon or not. Pelltlons are now belng clr
oujatod lo that pffect and tho niatter wlll
ba |ald brore Judge Rlner nt tho April
t.-iin of court,
Mr. nnd Mrn J. W, Metcalfe, wenllhy
roaldenta of Mlainl, Fla., are guesta of
Mr. Mid Mra, Wlll H. BUivens. 011 .\hl
The Inoesssnt ralns havo Interfered
wlth thn plnntlng of spilng crops and
friimers are looklng depn ised,
Thn increaswl llcense for ealoona win
have tin- affeot of drlylng a majorlty of
tho iiH'hsro.-ula aalooua out of p.xlstoiice
in thla county.
l'Mslu?rmi'ii nlOPS the Jimn-s ;ii-,. mm
plalnlna of tho poor run of ahad nnd
?turgeop tbis aprlng, Thoy biama the
v.-t weather, muddy water and tho nu
merous saw mllla along tha haitka that
einpty thelr refuso Into the rlver
GE the WAR
~Pre?ori|ition 1 OUjOO^
NOW OVBH 40 YEAR8-ANO IIKEIV TO
REMAIN THE ONLY REAL CURE FOR
RhBumstisrn ?*d 't* biooo rciationb.
M Uiuygltlt. 'I*, BuKle, I'ililul I ' ? ;: 6oC/4/?fc
1.1...;i. i'U.-e..-,,,. Vork. -
Wk. ti.UDuUa |!?
Court's Decislon in Harrison
Street Baptist Church Kow.
IS IN COURT FOUR- DAYS
The Affair Was the Occasion of n Great
Commotion Among the Negroos of
Petersburg and Also Aroused In
terest Among the Whites.
(Speclal to Tb? Tlmcfl-Dlapnti'li.) '
PISTISRSDURGI, VA., April 21.-1 n the
cnse of the ,ReVi Ellls Wntts, the pn-Btor,
and tho old dcneons of Hnrrlson-Htreet
BapUsb Church, colored, against the so
cedlng factlen, Judgo Mtillon thla uftei
nuon decided that Watts is tho proper
piiator and tho former doacons tho proper
dcacons of tho church| that tho mootlng
at whlch the paBtor aud deiieona wero
turnod out was lllegal, tuid that tho to
mnle members of the ohurch ahould bo
entltlod lo vote ln suoh niottera, ln or
der lo facllltalo harmouy among tho mem?
bers a meetlng of the church wlll bo hold
undcr tlio Biipervlslon of tho court and
one of the commlsslonurs In cliunooiy
wlll act as moderatoi'i Thls case lina oe
cupled tha attontion of tho court for four
daya. Tho Immodlato quostlou llivolved
wna "\Yho\compoaos tho uliuruh at thls
Tho troublo began ovor tho rotusal of
tho pastors nnd tleacons to permlt tho
funeral of a former deacon to tako placo
ln that church becauso an undertakor,
not a jnenibor of the church, had ohargo
of tho funoral. Many Indlrcot chaigoa of
arbltrary acta wero .brought against tho
pastor, but the only spoolfic charge '.vas
that In reference to tho refusal to por
ailt tho funoral of Deacon Oroen.
Mr. Bornard Jinnn, for Watts and tho
old doacons, oponed tho caso l'Tiday ln
n. spooeh of threo hours. Ho was tollowed
by Mr. R. B. Davis and Mr, Qoorgo Ma
son yestcrdavi tho counael for tho seced
ing faotlon. Mr, Georgo S. Bornard, for
tho Watts factlon, was apeaklng when
tho court ndjourned yesterday afternoon.
Ho conchidod hla argumont to-doy, and
tho judgo wlthin a short tlmo rendcrod
The affair has causod conslderable in
tcroHt among tho colored peoplo. and alnce
tho case haa occupled tho court for such
conslderable tlmo. many whlto peoplo have
manlfcstod a live Interost In tho affair.
MR. DUNLOP'S YACI1T.
Mr. Davld D'unlop arrlved ln Polersburg
thls morning from Poughkeopslo, N. "i.,
on his handsome new stoam yncht ven
tura" Thls Is ono of tho hnndfiomest
yachts over ownod ln Vlrglnla. It was
bullt last Juno by C. D. MIHor. of Pougjh
koepslo. N. Y., at a cost of about $2d.OO0.
Its full lengtli is nlnety-olght teo.t, its
width Is thirteon feot, and It draws flvo
fect of wotcr. There aro bcrth accommo
dutlons for slx. ???.?.,
Tho yacht. ls handsomely flnlshed
throughout In mahogany and furnlshed
wlth every oonvenlenco to add to tho com
fort nnd pleasuro of passengers.
Work ls now under way on tho club
houae to bo built at Cogglns' Polnt, oppo
Bite Westover, by Mr. Dunlop. Ihls Is
said to bo ono of tho prottlcst Bites on
the James, and the plans for the hulld
iiiKS would indlcato thnt fow cluh-houses
In tho South will oqual tho ono to be
orceted by Mr. Dunlop.
Messrs. John Snwnrd, E. P. Goodwyn
and Prank K. Clemonts wlll meet Mr.
John K. Pooples this evening and go over
tho plans for tho'now hotel. It ls very
liltely that tho plans wlll bo glvon to tho
Tho now Board of Governors of tho
Countrv Clttb mot lnst evenlng ln tho
ofTlcn of tho secretnry, Captaln N. 1.
Pattcson. Tho board transnctod regulnr
bulsnoss nnd dlscHssed many moAtcnrf
of lriterest to tho club. They detormlned
to bulld a water tank on tho grounds, to
cnntlnne to Improvo tho golf llnks, and to
this end wlll purchaso a heavy roller to
ho run over the grounds. They alsodecided
to glvo a danco at the cluh-houso each
weok durlng tho summor, Tho club now
hns a neat sum on ha.nd, whlch wlll ho
spent for tho hencflt und pleasuro of tho
REV, GEORGE STUART.
Rov George Stuart. tho tliBtlngulshed
Southern evangollst. wlll hold revlval ser
vlces ln Petersburg durlng Mny, *ho
flate and place havo not been dednltely
detormlned upon, but wlll bo known this
work. It seoms that It wlll be Imposet
ble to got the Vlrglnla WnrchouHO for
thr-so servlces, and tho prospects now are
that thoy wlll bo hold at Centor Ware
About slxty-flvo dolegates to tho Grand
Councll, Roval Arcanum of Vlrglnla.
Whlch bogan ln the Exchango hulldlng. ln
Roanoko, this evenlng at 8 o'clock, pitBSed
through PoteratiuriB this morning for Roa?
noko. They wero jolned ln this clty by
Mr. James'R. Blanks, grand secretnry of
the Stato; Mr. James P. Banks, membor
of tho Stato Plnonco Commlttee; Mr, Ger
mnn Gill, seeretary of the Southslde Coun
nll. nnd Mr. W, T. Parhnm, of Sycamoro
Very aucysssful revlval aorvloos nre
new ln progresa at Hlgh-Street Methodlst
Church ln thla clty. Tho pastor, Rev.
'Georgo K. Bookor. 1b belng aaalated by
Rev. Oeorge Wesley Jonea, of Norfolk.
Thc Hlnglng oach cvenlng Is oonductod by
Rev. John Bure, of Mntoaca. Thoro were
four profosslons of falth last evenlng,
From tho fnrmcrs of thls vlclnlty who
linvo recently boon in Potorsburg lt is
loarnod that rnrming oporatlona aro de
layed two or tlirco wooks by tho pre
valllng rnlns. Many of thn fnrmors who
had preparcd thoir landa ready for crops
wlll havo lo replow, they havlng hnen
beaten togothor agnln by a bonvy raln
fall. Farmora flo not report any aerloilB
dumngo to frult thus far, but tho orop
ln thln vlclnlty wlll donbtlcss bo short
by reason nf tho rc-ont cold wcuthor.
Colonoi Benjuniln F. Montgomery, for
tntily of Poteraburg, at one tlmo mnnnger
of the Wositi-ni Union Telograph olllco ln
thln clty, nnd now chiof of thn Tologrnph
nnd Clpher Huioriu nt tho Whlto Ilouao
ln Wnshlngton, wns in PotorRburg yester?
day and recolved a warm welcome from
Tho Ropubtlcana expect to begln tho
publlpatlon of thelr papor lu Roanokc
vt-ry soon, (Venoral Htlth Rolllng. nf Pc
toraburg, who ja Interoated ln thls publl
catlon, waa ln Roanoka the latter part
of lust week, The company wlll havo
avallablo neseta amounting to about |50,*
Kxoiivatlon for the largo wnrehouse to
ba buiit by Ropor and Company on tha
Blle of tj?0 old I'nioii-Btroot Methodlst
Church la now noarly completed, nnd work
on tho biillillng la expcr.tod aoon to begln.
The buUdlng w)ll bo two storles, wlth a
basement. and wlll be orected at a cost
of about 110,000.
Mr. lt R. Haylmrn, nianagor of tho
w.'Htcrn Unlon Telegraph n'h>? '? thla
clty, has purchaaod inivatoly tho dwell
|r,g houao of Mr Plerson, on Mndlson
Btreet, m?i' tho liomo for tho Slck.
No Llcensa Granletl.
IS.I>1 to Tha 'l'liiK ?-HUputil>.>
CHATHAM, VA.. Aprll 21. -fm Monday,
tho flrat of thu Ai>rll torin of Plttsylvnnla
c.unty Court, no llquor llcciiBoa wero
grnntcd, whlch waa not ln keeplnu wlth
tho past, Nearly every llqnor dealer ln
tho county was present to nmko motlons,
but Judpto Tredway.ieftifled to hear ony,
ns ho had not recelved a copy of the
Monn blll. nnd would not pro.scd until
he had aoquftlnted hlmsolf wlth tho new
Dr. R. H. Pltt Dellvers an Address nt
Ohurch Centennlal Meotlnp;.
(Speclal to Tho TlmoB-Dl'spatoh.)
ABEXANDHIA, VA., April 81,~Exor
clses under thet ausplces of tho Dadlos'
Ald and Mlte Soclcties this cvening
tnnrked the thlrd day of tho ccntonnlnl
colfcbratlon of the Flrst Baptlst Church.
Tho normon of tho evenlng wns tlcllvercd
by Rev, O, F. Fllppo. of Phlladolphla,
a formor ptlstor of tho church. Ho was
followod ,by Rov. Dr. R. H. PHt, of Rich?
mond, edltor of tho Rellglous Horald, who
dellevorod an nddress. Others on tho pro
grnmmo wolo, Ilov. I. B. I.nko, D, D., In
vccatlon; Rov. T. S, Dunaway, readlng of
Hcrlpturo; Rov. E. He)!. Bwotn, prnyer,
and Rov. A, W. Gravos, hlstorlcnl Bkotoh
of tho soolettos. Tho Mlto Socloty was
oiganUed ln 1866 and tho Aid Socloty ln
Brllllnnt Weddlhg Cercmony ln Ohe
Sholom Templo, Norfolk,
(Speclal to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatcli.)
NORFOLK! VA., April M.?Ono of the
most brllllnnt wcddlngs of tho Moason wns
that of Miss Boaalo .May Hlrsohler,
daughtor oC Mr. and Mrs, Edward
Hlrschler, to Mr. J. CnoBar Hotholmor,
a promlnont young buslnoss man, colo
brated thln aftornoon In Ohef Sholom
Tomplo. Tho coromony was pnrrormod by
tho Rnv. Br, S. R. Cohon, rabbl of Ohef
Sholom, and at lts; concluslon an elo
gant recoptlon was' tondorod tho wed
dlng party and guests at tho homo of tho
hrldo's paronta ln Bank Streot. Tho mold
of honor wtls Miss .A'ddlo HlrBchler, of
Ponnsylvanla. Tho bcst man was Mr.
Hnrrlson Hotholmor, of Norfolk. Tho
ushors wero Mosars. Ed, Rohr, Harry
Hofhotmor, Mllton Hlrsclilor, Bavld Oood
mnn nnd Joff, D, Hofhelmcr, of Norfolk;
Bam. Bondholm, of Richmond; Dr. D. Doo
Hlrschler, of Now .York; Phll. Storn, of
Baltimore,' Araorig tho guosts woro tho
followlngi Miss J. Hnfliolmor. Mrs, M.
Kntz and Mr. Mllton K.-itz, of Baltimore;
Mr. and Mra. M. Hofholmcr, Mlsa Kauf
man and Mr. Charles Straus. Jr.. of
Richmond; Mrs. M. Thnlhelmer, Mrs. K.
Schwab and Miss E. Haas, of Newnrk,
N. X; Miss Addle Hlrschler, Mr. Albert
Hlrsclilor. of Harrlsonbnrg. Pa,[ Mr. A.
Goodman, of Phlladelphla.
(SpocWl to The Tlmes-DlapatchO
NORFOLK, VA., April 21.-A V.ry pret?
ty weddlng took place tr ls aftornoon at
tho rosldonco of the brido's slstor, Mrs.
Charles E. Bradshaw, Vicksvillo. South
ampton county. when Mlsa Gortrudo A.
Mlller, youngont daughter of tho lato JUS
tico Goorgo Mlller, and Mr. Devt T. Har
den were marrled by tho Rev. Dr. Smith,
of Black Creek Baptlst Church.
rsnoetnl to Tho TlmeB-DlBpatch.)
ARVONIa! VA, April 21.-Tho Arvon
Daptlat Church waa orowdedv-}?-*?X??
wltnoss the marrlago of Miss Uuto Mor?
gan and Mr. Michaol K. Jones. Tho cer
emeny was beautlful and^mpressve.. Rey.
C. P. Scott offlclatlng. Tho brlde la tho
bright and uttractlve daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. D. J. Morgan, and tho groom
a progreaslvc merchant of Penlan.
(Spocial to Tho nmna.ni?pntch.)
SPOTBYIA'ANIA C. H., VA., April 21.
Mr John M. Robln3on and Miss Iaa. C.
Wllaohi daughter of Mr. B. W. Wllnon.
both of tho county, woro marriod Inat
Sunday moinlng at tho home of tho
brldo's father, Rev. B. P. Hawklns ofll
clating. Mr. Roblnson is a thrifty young
farmer. and tho young couplo wlll resldo
ln the county.
(Spocial to Tho Times-Dispatch.)
VABHTI, VA., April 21.?Miss Ellsa
Walker and Mr. Thomas Garrctt -were
marrled Sunday evenlng at the home of
tho brido'a brother-ln-law. Mr, John
Mltchell, at C'allands. The hrldo Is the
daughter of Mrs. Salllo Walker. Tha
groom is n prnmlnent farmer of the
(Speclal Eo The Timea-Pispatch.)
FRKDER1CKBRURG, VA., April 21.?
Mrg. Lucy R, Mills, or thls city, and Mr.
Robert C. Baunders, of Rlchmond county,
wero marrled horo last nlght at tlio rest
dohoe of Mr. B. W. Spnln, Rov. W. ?.
(Spocial to The TImes-DlBpatch.)
VASIITI, VA., April 21.-A boautlful
marrtngo wris eelebrated at tho homo
of Mr T. T. Rogers Sunday morning.
Miss Otella Rogera becomlng tho brlde-of
Mr. 10. P, Harper. Tho ceremony was
pcrformed by Rov. Goorgo Ilundlcy.
Employe Recovers for Injury. ?
(Speclal to The Tiines-Dlspatch.)
BYNCHBURG, VA? April 21,-ln tho
Circuit Court here to-day Judge Haunders
ovor-ruled the demurror of the doienso
ln the sult of Fltzhugh Stnnley vs. the
Bvnchburg Cotton Mlll, thus Klvlnj? Stan
le'y a Judgment for J5.O0O. Stanlny was
li-.Jured whlle at work ln. tho cotton mlll.
Jurlor Order Unlted Mechan
Ic's in Session In Lynch
(Speclal to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
BYNOHIUMtG, VA? April 21,?The
Stato Councll of Vlrglnla of that eeetion
of tho Junlor Order Unlted Amerlcan Mo
obanlcB loyal to the Natlonal Councll.
met here to-day nnd waa called to order
by Counclllor James R. Mansf.eld, of
Alexnr.drla. Richmond waa choson for
next place of moetlng. To-nlght an ad?
dress was made by Natlonal Counclllor
George B- Bowers. of Altoona, Pa. The.
followlng ofllcors were elected for tho en
sulng year: Stato Councll or, J, W,
Forbcs Norfolk; State Vlce-Counclllor,
G c ' Jewell Rlchniond; Junlor Past
gtate Counclllor James R. Mansfleld,
Alexandrlai sute Secrotaiy. J- n. Boehrn,
Roanokoi tftato Treasurer. J, ".
Thlmeycr. Alexandrla; State Conductor,
|T. W. Jones, Vlennas State WardOO. R.
I I, Crockett, Tangleri Stato Inslde Seri
tlnei. B. B, Rott. Berklcy; Stato Outsl. e
fiontlnel, 0 P. niunt. Dynchburg; State
Chnplaln, Rov. W, F. Shoppnrd, ( lare
Impntl Represontatlve to Natlonal Counc.l.
' e. H, Ueaton, Doudoun.
jgffl-ri iKTrAr) roUGH AND DBE8SED
Scheme for Now BuIIdings at
Washlngton and Lee.
A TRIBUTE TO INSTITUTE
General J. C. Beckinrldge, Inspector
General of the United States Army,
Paystho Young VirginiaSoldiers
a Splendid Compllment.
(Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatoh.)
LKXINGTON, VA? April 2L?The vlslt
last woek to Washlngton aud Loo Unl
verelty of Mr. Thoodoro Carl Llnlc. the
cmlnout archltect, of St. IajuIs, haa re
nultod In orystallzlng tho scheme for new
buildinga at tho Unlveralty. ln addttlon
to the soionco hail aa tlio home for the
departiiients of phyales and ongltiuerltig, ?
ma/da poaalblo by tho llborallty of a Cbl
cugo phllanthroplst, two other bulldlnss ,
wlll at no dlatunt day /be oreoted?tho i
Wllaon Moinorial bulldlug, for the de
partmont of eoonotnltja, and a dormldjry
'to accommoUato tho lncreaaed number of
atudonta at tho Unlveralty. 1'he sclence
hall wlll bo iocated Just ln tho rear of
Nowcomb hall, faclng tho ralltoad and
wlll bo a handaomo structuro of brick
wlth Btono trlmmlngs, 00x110 foet, nnd
three atorlos hlgh.
Tho eatimated cost of tho bulldlug nnd
Xurtilshlnga of modcrn, up-to-dato up
paratus la nbout JIO.OjO. Immedlatoly ln
tho rear of the Tucker Memorlal hall
wlll bo locatod the Wlli?on Memorlal bulld?
lug, whlch Is to bo bullt at a cost of
ovor J20.000. Tho auggcstloii haa been
mado to borrow monoy for tho erectlon
nt onco of thls bulldlug, and payins for
tho snmo by tho creatlon of a nlnking
fund from tlio incomo of tho Wllson on
dowmont, whlch nmounis to nbout $?.00()
a year. Hhat fund of ?100.MOO Is now Ih
vestod nnd ylcltls a rcventio of sotnethlng
llko $G,000. The dorlmtoryfl to bo bUllt
ln tho tiear futuro. wlll bo locatod just
in tho rear of Prealdent Denny'a r?sl
?denoo and frontlng on Wcshlnuton
Mr. S. A. WIthorBpoon, of Washlngton
and Leo Unlvoraty. who la arranglng for
tho Un.vorslty annual. has put on tho
mnrkot for salo a college song. wrltten
by Mr. Ifowoll C. Feathcrstone, of L.ynch
burg, Va., and is dedlcatod to tho alumnl
of tho Unlvcrslty. Tho tltic of tha eong
is "Wo aro. the Boys from Wnshlng-ton
and Lee?tho Upper Crust."
Tho frlonds of the instltuto are vory
proud of tho testimony of General J. c.
Broncklnrldge. Inspector-General of tho
Unlted States n.rmy, beforo tho House
Milltary Corhmittea, when questlonod ns
to the cfllcloncy of milltary colleges of
tho country. He pald tho followlng trib
ute to tho efflciency of the grnduntes of
tho Vlrglnla Milltary Institute fl.tld the
Mr. Esch?"The milltary tralnlng at
somo colleges is a mero farco?"
Genoral B.-"Yes, slr; it 1b not ns good
as lt ought to be, but yet Bomo of them
nre flne. Tho Vlrglnla Milltary Institute
whlch ls nlmost tho jicarest one hero,
turns out just ns good soldlers ns you
want. Have you soen them?"
Mr, Esch-"No slr." ;? ?? ?
General B.?"Tako a look at them ir
'you want to seo good soldlers."
Mr. Parker-"ls tho Milltary InstJtiito
nn ugrlcultural cbllogo?'
General B.-No filr. But nrmy offlcers
havo beon detailed on duty thero and my
corps has inspected lt."
ONLY TWO LICENSES
Applications Held In Abeyance by Lunen
burg County Court.
fRnreliil to The Tlmes-blaiitttcli.)
BUNENBtTRG, VA., April 21,-Two ap?
plications for llcenfio to sell Hquor wero
made to tho court, but the *our has not
acted on them, ns tho Mann blll has no
vct been rocelvod here. lt Is said that
the appllcaiits ln both cases have a petl
lon slgncd by a mnjorlty of tho regls
e "d voters ln thelr respectlvo aistricW,
"sklng tho court to grant llcense, There
were four bar-rooms ln the county under
the old law, but so far only two of them,
nave flled not lee of appllcatlon to ren*w
thelr llconsos. , . ... .
7n tho caseof SlaUghtor, charged wlth tbo
rntirdor of Bnwon In this county. nn n
dlctment wns found agalnst Slaughter to
dav but aa tho Commonwealth was not
ready to go to trlal. owlng to the nbsonce
of witnesses, tho cnHO was cotitInucd to
tho May torin of tho court. Motloii was
made or bnll for Slaughter, the.p^On?,
hv W H Noblett, hls counsel, but ufter
hcarlng ovldonco tho court rofused to
erant hnll and remanded Slaughter to
fauTto awat hls trlal at tho May tcrm
Alroudy many candidntea aro ln the
noM for\ho vnrlous county ofllcea at the
Novombcr okctlon. .
Owlng to tho contlnuous ralna, but Ht
,lo fnnn work has boon dono anil very
fcw gardena ovon havo boon plantcd, and
hosc that havo boon plantod aro comlng
u, bad y and Wlll havo to be r^ptaW,
and but iitto corn h>is bccn plnntcd aa
tho ground for tho most part has been
too wot to plow.
Cannery to Be Built on Chesapeake and
(Spoclul to Tho Thnes-DlspatchO
WI1.MAMSHURO, VA.. April 21.
Captaln 1"'>!' R. MoMurdo, of tho Chea
apenke and <lhln Itallwny Company. was
hera to-dav to rneot Mobbi-b. R. P. Pcachy
and T R. Mnhone, for tho seloLtlou of n
sito on tho rallroud proporty for a can
nlng faotory. Tho alto was locatod near
tho Chesapeako and Obln dopnt. It sOQTns
now that WilllainKburg Is to have a can
Tho Board of DIroc.tors of tho Kastern
Blnto Ilnspllal met to-day nnd awarded
contracts for Biippllos for the instttution
tho BiisuliiK quartor. Many Rlchmond
morolianta were awarded contracts. and
Messra. !'? Wi I-ano, Sr.. and B, F.
Wolfe of thls olty, woro also fortunato
blddera, Tho mombers present wero
Judgo G. T. Garnett, presldonti Messrs.
a II Clowon. of Rlchmond. nnd IT. P.
Colo, of WHllamsburg.
Union Seminary Students.
rSnorlul to Tlie Timtia-Plspatcli.l
I.PXINCl'I'ON, VA., April Jl.-Messrs. J,
L, Uueweavcr und M. F. I'llson, r,f tha
mlddlo olnss ln Unlon -.loologlcol Soml
nury, Rlcluiiond, havo been engagod by
tho Homo Mlssionary Commlttoe of I.ex
IiiKl.m l'rcRliytery to labor durlnrr the
oomltig suniinci- ln Randrlph county. W,
Va., tho fniincr nt Plckens, tho Intter at
llirdlng, Miihle. ctc.
fBnaclal ta Thn Tlme?-lll*t>alch.1
WYTillOVIl.I.K, VA.. April 21.-Thc
Newbevry U'lal was watched wlth tlio
olosost lntcrcat. Tho pronilnonco of tho
(Pf.n.hint nnd lil* f.imlly made It of ln
Urest throughout tho Southwest, and
lialsoy la I. well known rcsldent of Wythe
THROUGH THE BLOOD
By Boianlo Blood Balm?Worst Old
Cases Soliclted?Achlng Bones
and Jolnts, Palns In Back
and Legs, Etc.
To Prove It Cures Medicine Sent
We want overy Tlmcs-Dlspatch reader
Who has rheuniatlsm to f/tnd us hls or
her namo. Wo wlll send tloun by return
mall a anmple of Botanlc Blood Balm,
tho wonderful Blood Roined.y whlch has
cured more old deep-Bcated, obstlnuto
cases of riietiinatlsm than all other refn
cdlos, doctors. hot sprlngs or "nnienta
comblncd. Botanlc Blood Balm kllls tho
poison ln tho blood, and ln lts placo glves
pure, rlch blood, and in this way makes
a 'perfect, pormanont curo. Botanlo Blood
Balm sends a rlch tlngllng flood of warm
blood .dlroct to tho parolyzed ncrves,
bonos nnd Jolnts, glving warmth and
strcngth Just whero lt Is necded.
No mattcr how long you have truftered
nor who or what has falled. B. B. B.
(Botanlo Blood Balm) wlll curo you.
Bono palns. Bclatlca, or shootlng psJns
up and down tho leg, nchlng back or
uhoulder blndea, swollcn Jolnts or swollcn
musclos, dlfflculty In movlng around so
you havo to uso crntches, blood thln or
Bkln palo, skln ltches and burns, slilftlng
fpalns, had brcsth. etc, Botanlc Blood
Balm wlll remove every symptom, glvo
qulck rcllcf from tho flrst doso and por
manently curo ln a few wcekB' tlmo.
Thousands cured. B. B. B. especlally ad
ylsed for old chronlo cases,
OUIL OVAllAS'i. .
Itiiy n lnrc*> tiottlo r?r 8
OruBElat, t nk?- n? illi-rt'tril.
Illmitl Ital.i. clt.il.lt.) Ill
when tlio riiilit, qimiitil
If not enhed yr
4,Botanic Blood Balm (B. B. B.) is
Pleasant and safe to tako. Thornughly
tesled for 30 years. Oomposed of pt.ro
Botanlc Ingrodlonts. Strengthens weak
kldneys nnd weak stomnehs. cures dys
popsla. Completo dlrectlons go wlth oach
bottle. Prlce U at all drug storcs.
Bamplo Bent freo by wrttlng Blood Balm
Co.. -418 Mltchell St., Atlanta, Ga. ?o
Bcrlbe your troublo and apeclal freo med
lcal ndvlco to sult your caso also Bent ln
Boaled lettcr. Enough B. B. B. la sent
freo to prove lta marvollous curatlvo
county. Nowborry la a son of Rnv. Rob?
ert Nowborry, a promlnent cltlzon and
local proacher of Bland county. Ho la,
thorefore, a nephow of Mr. Harm.in New- .
birry, pcrhaps tho wcalthlcst realdcnt of
Bouthwcst Vlrglnla. and nephow also of
Hon. Samucl IT. Nowborry, who Is, wo
bt-llevo, tlie. Oiily survivlng member of
the famous quaruito known as tho "Blg
Four" ln the days of Mahonclsm. Tho
prlsonor, Kewberry, marrled a daughter
of Major Updike, also a promlnont resl
dent of Bland. Nowborry Is mnklng tho
bost of hls sltuatlon In tho Wytho county
jall, bollevlng that elther tho Circuit or
thn Suprome Court wlll grant hlm a. now
GREAT INJURY TO
THE POTATO CROP
Incessant Ralns on Eastern
Shore Have Greatly Les
ened Crop Yield.
(Spocial tb Tho Tlmcs-Dlspatch.)
BBLt. HAVKN. VA., April 21,?It Is
feared that the Irlsh potnto crop on tho
Kastern ShoiW of Vlrglnla wlll bo an ab
soluto failuro thls sca'son on account of
tho incessant rnlnfall dUrlng thls month.
Truckers In vnrlous sectlons havo plowcd
them up and sowed othor crops In ordor
that they may utllizo tho fertlllzor. Thoso
who plantcd In extremoly hlgh and well
dralnod lands, and havo been fortunato
cnoiigh to. got a fair stand, foar tlio yleld
wlll bo small on nccount of heavy frosts
last week. Tho ncreago was unusually
.Wlll Flomlng, of Mappsburg, omployed by
a rallrnad cotnpnny of Phlladelptiln, wns
kllled Sunday morning whllo coupjlng
two frolght cars. His remnlns wero
Prepnrations aro belng mado for a
brllllant bnll to be hold at Town Hall,
Bell Havon. on Frlday evonlng, tho 2-lth
InBtnnt, undor tho management of Dr.
11, ti. Mason.
Convlcted of Wrecking tlie
Southern Fast Maii at
(Speclal to Tlio Tlnice-Dlspatcli.)
ALFXANDKIA. VA? April 21.-Thc
trlal nt Robert llamllton for traln-wreck
Ing at Falrfax Courthouso ended abrupt
ly thls afternoon by tho case bolng sub
mlttod wlthout argument to tho Jury,
whlch brought in a vcrdlct of gullty and
flxed tho punlsbmont nt fii'teen years in
tho ponitentlury. Motlon of hls tutor
neys, Thornton and Thornton. for a new
trlal was ovorruled, but tha Court grant
ed a stay of exeeutlou of slxty dnys, In
whloh to noto an appeal, The star wlt
ness for tho stato, Slmon Douvers, got
twlsted on crosa-examination, and In tho
afternoon only one wltness waa oxamined
for tha dofenso, I,. A. Denty, who dls
paragod tho veraelty of Doavers, Coun
ael then agroed to aubmlt tho caao wlth
only ono lnstniotlon and wlthout further
nrgument. AfApr nn hour and a liulf tlio
verdlct was aWnounced. Tho caso, whlch
has nttraoted wldespreud notlco, waa oon
ducted for tho Stato by Commonwenlth's
Attorney C. Vernon Ford. Tho verdlct
gava gonoral satlsfactlon. Hamllton was
chaigod wllh wio.eklug a Southern Ra.ll
way expreas.at Ravonsworth. ln whlch
two men wero killod.
DEATriS OF A DAY.
(lly AMKicluti'd Prcas.)
CHATTANOOOA. TTCNN., April 21.
Colonel A. M. Jolinson. for many years
promlncnt In publlc. nffalrs here, ldentl.
tlod wlth a number of lnduatrial concoriiR
and ono of tho woalthlast rosidonts of
thls clty, died to-day, aged seventy-three.
Senator Martln's Vlslt Stlrred
Polltlclans to Actlvlty.
BATTLES OF THE FUTURE
Both Sldes Fully Appreclate the Pr??
emlnent Importanceof Making Ready
for the Comlng Electlon of Del
egateato General Assembly*
(Speclal to The Tlmej-E-lspatch.)
NORFOLK, VA., April 21.?Senator Mar?
tlu'n vlslt here hao apparcntly stlrrcd the
polltlclanti to a dcgreo of actlvlty that
foreshadows a bot contcst hero for tho
candldates to the General Aasembly aud
a general movemont all aloag the llnes ol
the factlons. Whlle tho Trehy foctlon hat!
tho Btute lcader and candldate for thi
Hi-natorship, Senator Martln hlmsclf, hero,
the Montaguo sldc uf tliu old contest Tm<
Captaln Gcorgo O. Caboll, Jr., 'of bau>
vlllo, to confor with tho Bey factlon or at
loafit tu leurti what the other wtdo wo* do.
Ing. Captaln W, W. Boy does not besltaU
jto deularu that Governor Montngue ls u
candldato (or tho Sunatu, but ho hosltates
to uay what the ebanuoB of support ar?
from tho Tldowatcr soctlon, becauso tho
tholco Ja too far off to oBtlmatc. The
tlmo is not too far off', however, for ull
of tho catidldatos to bogth thelr offorts to
bocuio the advantage of popular ?entl
ment here, That ls what nlt of the can*
dldates liavo begun to do. They havo be?
gun to nppear here in pvrsoti and by rep
resentatlve, They liavo begun lo con?
Blder what wlll be tho local quostlons on
whlch the Dey ond the Trehy fuctions wlll
contoBt for tho control of the admlnls
tratlon of thts clty and for tho cholc*
of delegates to the General Assembly. The
Bey factlon Vas been trylng to atrengthen
lts hold on the clty by tho Rlddlck admln
latratlon. It met a great loas ln tho de
foctlon of Prlnce. next to Bey, lts uhlef
lcader. Whether It can recoup that loss
or not ls tho questlon. Meantlmo both
factlons are trylng to lcarn whero they
Btand ln tho sentlment of the people.
The Ollver 011 Mllls, tho largost rnanu
factory of cotl:on seed oll ln tho country,
made 11b flrst shlpment of ftnlshod pro.
duct to-day frorn the plant here, sendlng
several hundred borrels to New York and
to Ea8tport, Malne. v
Thla flrst slilptncnt wlll be followed by
othora and largMr ones, nnd the trade wlll
bo extcndcd to forelgn countrles. Much of,
tho Ollver afls wlll go to Rottcrtlam,
Holland, whoro lt Is mlxed wlth ollvo oll
nnd roturncd to thla country for con
H.imption. Thc plant haa a storago ca
paclty of about 1W.00O barrcls, and nd
dltlonal tanks aro belng erectcd. Tho^
company has flfty largo rallrood tank
cars, ln whlch the erudo oil is brought
from the mills in tho Bouth, but no
shlpmonts wlll be mndo In cars, but in
barrols. The Holmes Company, which haa
a large and comploto plant hero, has a
contrnct with tho Olivera to furnish from
20X(XO to EOO.COO barrcla a year for a pe?
rlod of flvo years, and thla company
Is now omploylng n largo forco to keep
ahoad of tho rnlll's domand.
Mrs. John Plckcn, whlle In Elmwood
Cemotery yesterday afternoon. was strick
cn wlth paralysls and her condltlon waa
regarded as crltlcal thls afternoon by the
attonding physlcian, Br. MeredTth. Mrs.
Plckens residba ln South Park Avenue.
Mra. Plckon, who was tho widow ot
Congressmdn Dozendorf, was on hor way
to vislt hor parehta' graves, whon sho
suddenly foll to tho ground. Cemotery at
tondants plcked Mr. Plckcn up and had
her roinnved to her home. Mrs. Plcken
has throo chlldren?two daughters and a
son. Mr. Albort Dezendorf, hor son. is
In Washlngton, co:inected wlth tho De
partment of Juntlce. Hor two daughters
aro Mrs. Trlmmer and Mrs. Austln, ona
of whom llves In Pcnnsylvanln. Mr.
Plckoir was formerly in tho martno
Rev. Mr. Frlsco. of Chnttanooga, Tenn.,
may bo called to the pastorate of tha
Fourth-Strcot Baptist Church. Ports
mouth, to sueceed Dr. W. F. Flshor, wh?
wlll leavo on June 1st, to becomo an evan?
gellat of the Stato Mlsslon Board.
Flana for a new parlnh houao aro dls
ctiHHoiby tho vestry of St. Puko's Epls
copal Church. A parlsh houre costlng
about $30,000 would illl all thc needs nnd
It la practlcally decldc-d to apend thll
amount on a modcrn structuro. ,.
Tho largest bnnkruptcy petltlon that hai
been lilod in the Unlted Stntes Court ln
many months was admltted to rocord to
,i?\. uh?n Arlolnh Mlcliolaohn asked to
bo relleved of hls debts. Mlchelsohn con
ducts a brokers olflco lu W'est Maln
Street. Ho ls also a notnry and ls corn
rnlssloner of deed for vurlous States. Tho
petitlon glvcs tho llnbllltles as $74,532.37
wlth $1,001.70 assets. Of tho llabllltlcs $t.
830 aro for socured clalms; unsccured
clalms, $15,?6.09 and notes and bllls, ?2j.
035,88. Tho assets conslst, nccording to
tho petitlon, of an Insurnnco pollcy fol
$100 nnd $1.70 ln cnsh. .Mlchelsohn hat
many credltors in this and other cltlel
and most of tho dobt? nro fnr notes.
Tho petitlon wlll bo referred to Ref.
eree ln Bankriiptcy Groner, who wlll np
polnt a recoiver.
In tho Unlted Statos Court to-day out?
o'-town cretlitors of B. Mlller filed a
petitlon asklng that Mlller bo declared a
hnnkrupt, tho clalm belng that Mlle*
wns lnsolvent. Mlller keeps a clothlng
Btoro at No. 381 Maln Stroet. The potl
tloners were R. Kantor, N. Block and
Tohn B Benry. whoso clalms reancctlvo.
ff'aroi Kauter. $125; XMock $350; and
Royal Arcanum Councll.
iw.wwini tu Tho TlmcB-PlanatchO
nnANOKB VA Aplll 2?.-Tho twenty.
n n?^n?,iai sesalon of tho Grand Councll
nrt)o Roytil Arcanu.n of Vlrglnla mei
tn nighUn Pythlnn Hall, wlth Grand Ro
?nt R W Ainold, of Aloxandrla, pre
?.*},,* The' Besslon was brlef, devnted to
,haa'ppolntment of commlttees. Thora
nro about ono hundred dolegates in at
tendance, wlth more to come. Tho elec
tlon of otllcera was sot for to-morrow at
noon. ? _
7HE STOCK EXCHANOE
W. H- Uucke, Presldent; Fred W. Scot^
Vice-President; R. W. Maur,, Sec'y.
At the annual meeting of tho Richmond
Btock Exchange, held yesterday, the fol?
lowlng offlcors wero re-elected for tho
ensulng year: W. H. Eucko, presldenti F,
W. Scott, vlce-presldont; Rlchard W.
Maury. seorotary and troasuror.