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ment who shot first, hut It Is gonerr
laid It was Lieutenant Klstlcs.
"After the murder, King Alcxnndi
body was found entirely covered w
blood. That of Queen Draga was ba
torn by bullets. Tho report that
bodies were thrown out of the wind
Into the garden Is untrue. The yoi
?frlcers Intend? dto do no. but Colo
Malchin prevented It, exclaiming 'Ti
would be barberouR." All the servants
the royal couple fled when the first sh
were hesrd with the exception of '
Queen's servant, who wa<? found ?lent
LonS Live Servia.
"At tewlve-minutes past 2 all was ev
Colonel Maschlh Issued from the gnte
the Kotiak. around which great crow
had collected, and made a speech, 65
lug: "We have no wdestroyed the dynn?
of the Obrcnovlcs and have got rid
the dishonorable woman who was t
king's evil spirit. Long live Servia.'
."The people repsonded: 'Long live t
??Almost simultaneously with the bute
?rlnii at the palace, the troops endeavc
ed to ?irrest nil the relatives of the quo
and those of the ministers whom t
conspirators disliked. Two brothers
the ?lueen. Lieutenant-Colonels Nikola ni
filkodom Lunjevlcs were seized and c
corted by a detachment of troops fro
their dwelling to the guard room of tl
divisional commander. They were ev
dontly not suspicious of their doom at
were lighting cigarettes when they we
shot dead by eight soldiers. Gcnor
General Zlnzar Morkovlcs, the Promlc
General Pavlovlcs, Minister of War, nr
M. Todorovlcs, Minister of the Interlo
were ?hot by the troops as they ftttehip
ed to defend themselves from arrest. Tl
former two were killed while Minister Ti
dorovlcs Is Just alive to-night.
Shot Teirty Times.
Shortly after midnight tho bodies of th
dead King and Queen were carried t
their last resting-place. It was a plllfv.
Fight. All day long the victims were re
posing In rough coilbis, and had laid ox
posed to the gaze of those who had kllle
them and to tha privileged curious. A
unpleasant evidences of the public senti
ment against the lato royal couple, soin
persons even spat upon the remains
Lieutenant Naumovlcs was not Interre
with the other victims, but in respond
to the wish of the publie was burled I:
daylight, with full military honors, nm
is now generally styled a "patriot'." wti
died for his country.
To-day tho sisters and nleoe of 111'
late Queen, who had been arrested by tin
military authorities, were expelled rron
the country. Her sisters late last niyh'
were permitted to take a farewell looli
at tho dead Queen's remains.
Tho autopsy held has proved that th?
late King received thirty shot wounds,
many of them deadly. Queen Draga hud
numerous shot and sabre wounds, and It
Is alleged that her body was torn In a
The appearance of the royal apartments
Is Indescribable. The doors and floors
are shattered and tho ruins drenched with
Joyful demonstrations were indulged
in by the populace throughout the day
and business has not been disturbed. The
Radical leaders have made fiery speeches
to thousands of people In the open air.
declaring that tho set wns the will of
'the people as well ns of the military.
(By Associated Press.)
BELGRADE. SERVIA, June 12.? Every?
thing Is quiet thus far throughout the
country, according to all the official and
King Alexander and Queen Draga wore
buried during the night In tho family
vault of tho Obrcnovttchos, In the chapel
i>f the old cemetery of St. Marks. The
?i-iterment was cvrrlod out with complete
N-iccr?cy between halt-past 1 and 8 o'clock
Colonel Naumovlcs. aide-de-camp of the
Inte king, was burled this afternoon.
The city Is lavishly decorated with flags
and the national colors. All officers yes?
terday removed Alexander's cypher from
The Funeral Secret,
The strictest privacy wns maintained
at the funeral in order to ?tvold hostile
d?monstrations. Two coilins were brought
In by servants mid were carried up to
the room where the bodies of: the late
king and queen were lying. The corpses
were then placed la the coffins and the
latter wero placed In a henrse, which
was hurriedly driven to the old ceme?
tery, where the other members of the
Obrenovltch family aro Interred. In ad?
dition to the attendants, only two jjjflests
wero present at tho funeral. The Mo
.tropolltan of Belgrado was absent. Tho
whole ceremony lasted only a few min?
The body of the late premier, Marko
vttch, will be buried ivlth military honors.
Colonel Naunjovlcs, who wii3 killed while
forcing an. ent.r.ance-lnto the palace with
dynamite. Is described ,tn the official no?
tice of his denth as "Dying on Hie field
of honor for his Fathcrlnnd."
It Ib now confirmed thnt only Queen
Draga's two brothers were killed. Her
sisters were taken to Pancsova by some
of the conspirators.
In tho course of an Interview to-day Pre?
mier Avakummics said:
"We ministers only accepted office In
order to avoid tho country falling Into a
condition of anarchy. A"s soon as a king Is
elpcted he will have to appoint a floflnlte
Cabinet. The Skupshtlna can decide the
fate of the country quito Independently
of the army, though an agreement seem?
prqbablo.. In tho event of the election of
Prince Karageprgevltch a deputation will
go to Geneva, Inform him of ids election
and Invite him to onjne to Belgrade. He
will be Peter the First.
"Tho Constitution of litO] will be the
basis of the future governmental syHtctsi.
As to the present position of she eoun*
Sry, calm provalla everywhere. There httvo
boon no disturbances and she ?Huiitlon
promlres to become better In the future.
Those who speak of excited popular pen
. tlment and predict further changes are
PEOPLE TO CHOOSE
But it Seems Certain Karageorgevitch
Will Be King.
By Associated Press.
VIENNA, Juno 1??Prince Alexanaler
Karagvorgevltch, a nephew of the newly
proclaimed King of Servia, who is is hliu
belf been ?? pretender to the throne,
during she course of an InSerview here
to-duy announced. Omt he hud abandoned
nil claim sliereso. and welcomed the ad
venS of his uncle as she best solution;
The Prince, like oilier well Informed
lierions, attributed the revolution to dia?
nas Is fact ton at tho late King Alexan?
der's marriage, te tho court ten n du Is.
Liver and Kidneys
, It is highly im|?ortant tUst these organs
Should properly (serions* their functions.
When they don't, what lameness o? the
?ide and bac**, what yellowness of the skin,
what (-oastipatiau. bad taste in tbe tnouth,
sick headache, pjituides and blotches, and
loss of courage, tell the story.
The ffn-at alterative aud umio
Gives tbtt* orgens vigor asid tone for Itn
projaw perform? we of Ifaelr fuoctions, and
tam all their ordinary allou-nts. Take it,
Here are 6 reasons for buy?
ing your summer suit here :
1. The cloth Is right.
2. The cut is right.
3. The price Is right.
4. The suits hold their
B. We treat our customers
6. Our guarantee is right
here?not the guarantee ol
some distant manulacturer.
$7.80 to $2B.O0.
Straw Hats, Low Shoes,
Cool Shirts and everything
else for Man or Boys' sum?
and to the King's hospitality to the Rad?
Have No King.
The new Servian Premier, M. Avaku
snovlcs. Is quoted In a dispatch from Bel?
grade to-day as saying;
"I returned hero yesterday from Alcx
lnatz, where I was on professional legal
business. I wns at once summoned to the
ministry, where the other ministers had
assembled. They Informed me that the
deed whs committed at their request. I
accepted the premiership. Tho. cabinet
meets to-day and will consider what
steps shall next bo taken. At present we
are not In communication with ICara
georgevitch, even if the army has pro?
claimed him King. His election as King
Is probable, however, as there Is no other
course open. It will remain for the Sltup
shtlna to elect him or not.
"The governmsnt will not propose him,
but will leavo this task to the represen?
tatives of tho people. We shall then re?
sign. We do not fear any external In?
terference, as there was none In the case
. "Please state that ponce prevails
throughout tho country, and that It will
continue. Whntever has happened now
belongs to history. We should not Judge
the dCfid nor dwell on the past, but look
to tho future."
Some Favor a Republic.
Sensational stories, many of which are
undoubtedly being sent for tho purpose
of political Influence, nro published hero,
the most revolting of them being that the
f-oldlora outraged Queen Drnga nnd muti?
lated the body of King Alexander, and
that those who were ndrnlttcd to the
palnco yesterday to view the remains
spat nnd stamped on them.
The telegrams from Belgrade differ ns
to tho attitude of the Servian people
Some of them say that only the military
element desires Prince Karngeorgevltch
to be King. Others say the Servians
want Prince Mirko, of Montenegro, lo
rule river them, while many of the more
Intelligent section of the population are
in fiivor of tho establishment of a re?
DOUBT THEIR TRUTH
Question of Recognizing New Sover?
(Ky Associated Pru??.)
PARIS, June 12.?Tho Foreign Offlca
here received a dispatch to-day from
the Froneh agent on tho Servian frontier
confirming the press announcements that
thp new government at Belgrade had
abolished tho legislative assembly created
by the late King Alexander, and had
renewed the ancient Sltupshtlnn. whlob
had been ordered to nssemble next Mon?
day for tho purpose of ratifying tho pro?
clamation of Prince Peter Karngoorge
vltch ns King. Tho assembly Just abolish?
ed was made up of appoint?es of tho late
King. an<l did not contain a member who
was opposed to Alexander's policy.
The dispatch adds that Belgrade contin?
ues'quiet, tho people apparently being
reconciled to the new conditions.
The officials here doubt tho truth of the
roports that Belgardo Is quiet ns the
authorities here nre unable to secure fur
there direct dispatches from Belgrado.
Even the official dispatches which have
reached Parla appear to have been mu?
It Is Btatcii authoritatively that thus far
thero has been no exchange of commu?
nications between lbs Powers concern?
ing Prince Peter iviiragoorgevlteh's as?
sumption of the throne of ServIV, hut the
otllclals nre beginning seriously to con?
sider the delicate question of tho recog?
nition of the new sovereignty. It Is ex?
pected I hat the Borvlnn nuthorltles will
convoke a meeting of thf- foreign min?
isters at Belgrade mid present tho latter
with definite ovldepca that the people ac?
cept the new government, and Hint It
had the ability to maintain order and
guarantee the safety of foreigners. When
the minister* OdVlBa their respective gov?
ernnienls that mich asuriinees have been
received, the various Powers will de?
termine whether recognition will be ao
Former Queen Natalie, of Servia. Is sc
deeply affected by the murder of bar son,
King Alexander, 'hut she Is unable to
leim'c Hi? apartment at Versailles of her
sister. Princess Gblka, wife of the Rou?
manian minster. Intimit?t?-? of the Quern
believe she will remull? completely Isola
teil at Versailles till Hie Servian crlnls I?
over. The WM?Wl'8 "'"Phew said to fl.y that
she Is resolutely determined not to make
any public statement.
Austria and Russia Will Hold Han_fis
Off in Servia.
?By Acocili teal Pi ?.?**.1
i.ONWUN. June IS.- Tho Servian min?
ister in-ii- 'ms received cOnfirmeiion ?if
the statement shas neither Runs!? nor
Austria win interfere in she Servian
criOiCe of a sajvt'ieli-u. He anticipates
iinat "-"rince Peler ttaragftorgevllch will
await us tiencva a summons from the
Biiupibtlua, a deputation rrom Which will
?aioiaalily go lo sJenev? and escort the
new King to Belgian)?-.
A special dispatch from Belgrade m'?
the bodle* Ol King .Ue.x'ji.'K-a' und Queen
PfUg.it ?es? a an'm in 4 laige ill, a .a.
In the village of Rnkovion, and that, as
a mark of Ignominy, tho bodies of their
murdered relatives and those of the min?
isters killed, were placed above them,
ana then the common grave was refilled
NO KING PROCLAIMED
State Department Gets Cable from the
Secretary of Legation.
(Br Amoctated Preen.)
WASHINGTON. D. C. Juno 12.?Tho
State Deportment has received the fol?
lowing cnblcgrnm from Charles S. Wil?
son, secretary of legation, at Athens,
"No now Servian Kin?; officially pro?
claimed. National Assembly decides Mon?
ELEGANT COUNTRY WEDDING
Buffalo Baptist Church the Scene of a
(Special to The Tlmcs-Dlspatch.)
VIRGIL1NA, VA., June'12.?This coun?
ty has rarely witnessed a more impres?
sive and attractive marriage than that
which occurred yesterday morning at
Buffalo Baptist Church and united In
that most sacred of all earthly tics Mr,
Oscar C. Currln and Miss Alma Hob
It proved In ?very way tho prettiest of
The church was tastefully decorated in
green and white, the only flowers used
being roses and magnolias, Tho chn.nr.cl
was elaborately decorated In palms and
other tropical plnnts, potted flowers and
ferns, while the latter, with the rose, was
usod to mark tho pews reserved for the
family of tho bride.
The chancel was covered with white
carpet, and on the altar amid the ever?
greens was crushed white cheese cloth,
thus forming a snow scene. On both sides
of tho altar atood two lnrge posts cov?
ered with magnolias, upon which was
placed two cadelabra, bearing as many
candles as was the age of tho bride. From
tha celling hung a largo bell of green,
mingled with white roses, and from the
place where the bell hung was draped
to different parts of the house green fes?
tooning, which was connected with white
ribbon, thus forming a spider wobb ef?
The ushers who seated the large con?
gregation wero Messrs. Charlie L. Wll?
born, Tom Chandler, Arthur'-Tuck and
Mr. D. Currln. .
Promptly at 0:30. o'clock the strains of
Mendellssohn's wedding march wero well
rehdered by Mr. Rommle Chandler. The
bridal party In the following order, tlrst
came the ushers, preceded by the little
ribbon boys, Roy Hobgood and Louis Fit
tard, who opened the beautiful gates of
roses which barred the entrance. Then
the waiters, slngle-fllo, as follows: Miss
Vlrgle Gordon, Mr. Rufus Knott, Miss
Annie Crowd!, Mr. Clarenco Elam, Miss
Cammle Dugger, Mr. Richard Elnm. Miss
Rosa Slzemore. Mr. George Gordon, Miss
Julia Tancey, Mr. Dunnle Slzemore, Miss
Lizzie Pittard and Mr. Joe Hobgood.
Then followed the beautiful little flower
girls, Edna Ramie and Emma White,
who wero dressed In white and pink em?
pire gowns, with train. Just ns they had
taken their stand. Miss Saille Belle
Chandler appeared on the pulpit, and
with her talented and well trained voice,
rendered tho solo, "Because You Love
Me." After taking her seat, the organist
played softly and slowly the bridal chorus
from Lohengrin. Then came the maid of
honor. Miss Emma Grey Chandler, who
wore a white point do esprit, over pink
silk, followed by the bride, resting on tha
arm of her father, who gaivo her away at
the altar, and In the other aisle camo the
groom arid his best man, Mr. Tom Webb.
Rev, G. T. Watklns. pastor of the church,
very impressively performed the cere?
mony, during which "Meditation" was
very softly rendered by the organist. Im?
mediately after tho ceremony the bride
and groom led the way from the altar to
the strains of Mendolsshon's march again.
The bride was tastefully attired In a
becoming gown of yhlte peau do sole
silk, with long white veil, which was
caught up with orange blossoms and a
Tho maid of honor carried In a full
bouquet of bridal roses, who gravo them
to the bride, so symbolical were they In
their spotless purity of her fair young
life. The groom worq the convenjlonal
black. Tho bridal presents were hand?
some and numerous, attesting the popu?
larity of the contracting parties.
*On the evening before tha marriage a
grand reception was gWen nt the home
of the bride, limited only to the bridal
party and guests of tho bride. Mr. and
Mrs. Currln left on the morning train to
spond several dnys at tho seashore, biso
to visit relatives at Newport News and
Bmlthfleld. After which they will return
to their future home at South Hill.
tFound Guilty of Murder In the Firs
(B.T A^Hnrlntoil "resi.l
LOUDEN, TENN,. Juno 12.-The Jury
In th? Rohert Cnttlett murder trial re?
turned s verdict thli? nfternonn, finding
the d?*fendnnt guilty of murder In the
first degree, with mitigating clrcum
st.-incos. Cattlctt will probably be sen?
tenced to servo a life term In the penl
Cnttleatt was charged with having hired
two mon named W'lnn nnd Tlpton to mur?
der William Whalnv and wife, two rent
ers of Cnttlott who hnd given evidence
ngnlnst him In a whltecap outrages. The
murder of the Whuloys was n most bru?
tal one. tho mothor j_>clng killed wills n
child In hor arms. Wlnn nnd Tlpton
were hanged for. their crime, but they
made affidavits that they had beon hired
to do the deed by Cnttlett.
Rain and Alud Marred an
Otherwise Highly Suc?
(Special Plspstoh From a Staff Corre?
RKCTORTQWN, VA., June l?.-The
Uppnrvlllo Hor.iri-t"liow closed to-day In
blight sunshine after tjyp days' of rain
nnd undeslrablu mud. There were sev?
enteen classes Judged to-day. but owing
to the fact that thero waa no Jumping
the crowd was ve.ry small. '
The show, except In a financial way,
was tho most successful of any In the
long history <?f the association. Summary:
Matched p;ilr. quick Graft, fuur-your
o]d-J O Sieben first, R. B. Adiiins
?second, 1.. W James third.
Mulched pair, eight-year-old, quick
draft?C F Mulllken llrss, Colonel B. II.
Bulimy second, A. B. I.awson third.
Mutched pair, ?juick draft. ov?ar V.%
hands?C. P. Mulllken first. <:.' 1" Mulll
ken seoopd, 15, B. I.awson third.
Single drivers, eight yearn old?O. F.
Mulllken first, C. F. Mulllken soeond. A.
W. il.-rndon third.
High steppers, in harness, tbree-jenr
olil-J. (i. Sieben ilrst, XV. 1_. Richards
second, K. L. Redmond third.
High stepper?. In harness, fivu-yi-ar.
olds-G. (?ulzeri'ga first, A. 11. L.iwmiii
second, lt. D. Gibson third,
; xv. v.. ii.
Been Away Quarter of a Century.
Mr. John Wlh.-y. an old Richmond boy
vi In. bit l?ele twenty-liVf years. ggQ fOl
l'.'iihiijtIijIik?. where ijr- ii,-,.. ? 1,,1-d mutin
-bis K-iidciice. is in the ui, ?.it'Un* old
ll 1.1.1 i M
MET WITH DEFEAT
River Pirate Led from Start to
Finish ?? Only Three
Started in Race.
(?j- A?SOclfltfll ITO-ag.)
NEW YORK. June 12.-E. R. Thomas'
suburban handicap candidate, Hermis,
mot defeat In the secouai race at Urave
*eud to-dav. Uut of the original nine
entries only throe faced she starter, the
others not caring to run against liermls.
When it came to racing River, Pirate
raced out In front anal led almost from
start to finish. River Pirate ?Von, lid
den out by three-quarters of a length
from the favorite. Summary!
First race?about six furlongs?Ascen?
sion (D to 1) fiiat. invasion (40 to 1) sec?
ond. Brixton (100 to 1) third. Timo,
Second race?mile and a sixteenth?
River Pirate (4 to I) first. Hermis (2 to
7) second; Stamping Ground (8 to 1) third.
Time. 1:47 1-5.
Third race?Hanover stakes, five and
one-half furlongs?Luminosity (BO to 1)
first. I.atheron (40 to 11 second, Green
Crest CI to 1) third. Time. 1:09 2-5.
Fourth raco?handicap, mile ami seventy
yards?Red Knlg'V? (11 to 5* first. Colonel
Bill (0 to li ?uci^.d, Herbert (S to 6) third.
Timo. 1:48 4-5.
Fifth race?mile and a sixteenth?High?
lander fi? to 5) first. Sotauket (7 to 5) sec?
ond, ocket (00 to 1) third. Time, 1:60 4-6.
Sixth race?fivo furlongs?Mordollu (7 to
1) first. Blda Belb (10 to 1) second, Sir
Walt ('."0 to 1) third. Time, 1:03 4-0.
Racing at Chicago.
(By Associated Press.)
CHICAGO. ILL.. June 12.-Results at
First race?five furlongs?Ort Wells (3
to 1) first. Freckman (2 to 1) second,
Frank Carr (10 to 1) third. Time. 1:01 4-6.
Second race?six furlongs?Bay Wonder
(G to l) first. Burah Maxim (3 to 1) seo
ond. Best Man (10 to 1) third. Time,
Third race?steeplechase, short course
Crest (9 to 5) first. AlleH-1 "<*-*, (12 to 1)
second. Minos (11 to 5) third. Time,
Fourth raco?one mile?.lack Demund (10
to 11 first. Sergo (5 to B second, Dan 51c
Kenna (20 to 1) third. Time. 1:41 3-6.
Fifth nice?six and a half furlongs
Glassful (6 to 2) first, Uranium (12 to 1)
second. Ontonagon (100 to 1) third. Time,
Sixth race?one mile and seventy yards
K-Bluo Mint (8 to 1) first, Galba (3 to 1)
second. Mllos (S to 1) third. Time,
Took Two Games from Petersburg on
(Special to The TImes-DIspntch.)
NEWPORT NEWS. VA.. June 12.?The
local leacuo team this afternoon defeated
Petersburg In two ?ames.
Score: R. H. E.
Newport News .10 11 S
Petersburg . 6 7 B
Batteries: Dunn and Turner; Charles
Score: R. H. E..
Newport News. 6 11 6
Petersburg . 4 6 1
Batteries: Dennle and Turner; Charters
Ashland vs. Barton Heights.
(Special to The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
ASHLAND. VA,. Juno 12.?Tho Ashland
base-ball team will cro.?s bats with tho
strong team from Barton Heights to?
morrow afternoon on thu college diamond.
The game promises to be close and ex?
citing, as tho two teams are about even?
ly matched. A large crowd Is expected to
witness the game. The following will
bo the line-up of the Ashland team:
Kerr. 2b".i J. Swift, c. f.: S. Swift, 3b.;
Schooelfleld. c: Lipseomb, lb.; j. Leakc,
p.; Cross, r. f.; Trevllllan, I. f.; C. Leake,
Portsmouth, 6; Smithfield, 2.
(Special to The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
SUFFOLK, VA., June 12.?In Smith
Held this afternoon theTiomo team" was
beaten by Portsmouth 5 to 2. Batteries:
Chapman and Chandler. Studevant and
Chief Business of the State Committee
on the 26th.
Prominent Republicans In this city
deny that at tho coming meeting of the
State Central und Executive Committees,
to bo held on Juno ?JGth In this city, will
takn any action with reference to the
stutus of the colored Republicans In
the partv organization or In regard to
the chairman of the Richmond City Com?
Tho chief business of the committee
meeting, aocordlna: to former City Chair?
man N. J. Smith. Is to consider the mat?
ter of establishing a parly organ In
tho State, the proper place for Its loca?
tion and the endorsement of the move?
ment by a united party.
Mr Smith admitted that the matter of
making nominations for the General As?
sembly, to be voted for In Novembar,
would probably bo discussed. Said ho:
"1 believe the Republican party has not
had a chance for years 'to poll Its full
Strength; and fur this reason no formid?
able opposition has been offered to the
Demucrats. It now seems probable that
i im organization will seek to offer a
united from "
State Chairman Park Agnow has an?
other year to serve In that capacity,
anil so far as known there will be no op?
position to him. Ills successor will be
chilien bv the State convention next year.
Chairman Ellett, of tho City Committee,
alsu has a year yet to servo.
NORJfOLK ffi WESTERN RY.N
BSB'ft""?Tar; T F?-?._,?, ?..--fT??r ,it^^F*=-*TT*BI
ROUND $lra2S TR,P
SPECIAL FAST VESTIBULED TRAIN
leaves Richmond ?Uyrd-fct.v.t Station)
EVERY SUNDAY ut i:?U A. M.. Pett-rs
buig t) 05. urrlv? Norfolk 11 A. M. with
through eouchea i<i Virginia ?at>Citl, and
connecting ?u Norfollf with special
CARS for Ucchii View, Rilurntng. Itavi
Ocean View ?. i\ m.. Cape Henry fl is.
Yii.Klnlu. Bench <,:?u, Norfolk 7:10. arrlv
lug Rlchni.-iid 10 I. il. THREE <3)
HOURS lunger ul Virginia Beach than
any ottmr rout?.
QUICKEST & ONLY ALL-RAIL ROUTE.
NO CHANCE OF CARS BETWEEN
RICHMOND, NOftrOLK <f-, VA. B?ACH.
H. T. ADAMS? MANAGER.
Judge Waddlll Grants Peti?
tion of Mark South's Parents
ONE OF MANY SUCH CASES
Young Dibrell Cleared of a Very Ugly
Charge, Partly on a Technical Rul?
ing?Dividend? In Bank?
(Spoclal to The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
NORFOLK, VA., June 12.?The trial
of 8. H. Dibrell in tho Corporation Court
was sliort. He was accused of grand
larceny, but when tho cnse came to trl.i!
Commonwealth's Attorney Tllton said
that tho case could be tried only under
the Indictment of potty larceny, oucau*.o.
while the amount that the accuser, J. IL
Unmmcrsli.v, says he lost Is I3d5, the
amount for which the Indictment can bo
legally drawn Is but $2?, which 1b petty
larceny. Hence the trial to-day was on
tho charge of tho theft of JiV Tho evi?
dence of the prosecution was to the ef?
fect that Mr. Hammcrsley was deceived
In tho loan of the money. Mr. Dibrell la
well known as one of tho most expert
railway clerks, and becauso of his nume?
rous and respectable family connections
after deliberating fifteen minutes, the
Jury returned with tho verdict of not
guilty. Many of the personal friends of
the young man were In the court to con?
gratulate him on his r?alense.
HABEAS CORPUS CASE OF SOUTH.
One of the various babes corpus cases
pending here came before Judge Waddlll
In the United States Court this morning.
This Is one of the cases whore the pa?
rents are trying to take their ?on from
the navy. Mark South Is on the training
ship Franklin.'nnd his parents tire try?
ing to have him released on tho grounal
that he wns not of ago when ho enlisted,
and that ho onllsted and Is In the navy
without their consent Judge Wnddlll
heard the case argued by District At?
torney. Lewis, for the government. In an
effort* to retain the young man. Ho
granted the petition and dismissed Mark
South from the navy.
DIVIDENDS IN BANKRUPT CASES.
D. Lawrence Groner, referee In bsnk
tuptcy, Is ready to pay dividends In
bankrupt estates as follows:
B. Miller, 10 per cent.; a payment of
R. W. Woodlcy, 20 per cent.; a payment
Carnage & Waller, 10 per cent.; a pay?
ment of $2.000.
Adolph Mlchelsohn,'1 per cent; a pay?
ment of $G00.
McCorckle Drug Co., 10 per cent.", n.
payment of $1,000.
Several of these cases were sensational,
notably those of Miller and Mlcholsohn,
where large amounts were stated In the
schedules of debts, with comparatively
small assets. None of these failures In?
volved a largo amount of money, nnd
therefore they have created no financial
TWO VERSION'S OF JOHNSON.
H. A. Johnson, who was lined bare
yesterday, said, that'he had no plnns for
the future but-to return to Clayton, N;
Y., and to his family. He said he could
not explain why he eloped with Mrs.
Davis, as ho was doing well in Clayton,
except that It was a case of a beautiful
womnn, a fine voice and a weak man.
Johnson nclmltted that his relations with
Mrs. Davis began one week after her
marriage to a traveling book agent. Mrs.
Davis came to Johnson, so ho pays, for
advice, he being her pastor. In his ears
she poured her domestic troubles.
She engaged his sympathy by telling
him that her husband gave her but fifty
cents a week to live on. and that he had
given her but fifty cents while they were
together. Chief J. R. Alexander, head
of the Clayton Police Department, In a
letter to the Norfolk police, tells the his?
tory of the elopement of Johnson. He
also sont a photoirraph of Johnson, which
Is an excellent likeness, oxcept the cler?
ical coat which Johnson wore when ho
bad the photograph taken at his New York
home. Chief Alexander says that John?
son was pastor of an Influential church
and seemed prosperous and hnppy before
Chief Alexander says that Davis pro?
tested In vain about relations with her
pastor, and his complaints were not re?
garded seriously by the memhers of his
congregation. However, shortly after
Davis' departure they were startled by
the simultaneous disappearance of their
pastor and tha beautiful leading soprano
of their choir, and then the tnlk began
which resultod In the scandal being print?
ed In tha New York papers and the ar?
rest of Johnson here, because of pictures
published in tha newspapers, which
showed the tdentlty of the elopers.
KI?OPED FROM BRAMBLETON.
Miss Jessie M. Bass, the daughter of
Captain R. J. Bass, of this city, and
Mr. Paul H, Daughtridgo, of Rocky
Mount, N. C, went quietly to Elizabeth
City yesterday and were married by tlio
Rev, Dr. Woodard, Their Rolng was an
elopement, and proved a grout surprise
to their friends. The coupla returned by
the 4 o'clock train, but wont on Imme?
diately to Richmond and the South. They
will ?nnke their homo In Rocky Mount.
Mrs. Daughtrldgo has many friends and
relatives here. The only parental objec?
tion to her marriage was made on ac?
count of her u-ga.
Draft of Seamen.
(By Associated Press.)
NORFOLK. VA.. Juno 12.-A draft of
eighty-four sailors leave to-morrosv from
the receiving ship Franklin for San Fran?
cisco to sail thence by the Solace for the
Asiatic station. The draft will be under
thn command of Lieutenant Williams,
with Lieutenant Garrison as second In
The seamen will supply the places of
those whoso time has expired.
Goes to Blacksburg,
Miss Lulu D. Pollard loft this morning
fur Blacksburg, to be present ut tho
V. P. I. cornWfcncement. Miss Pollard
will visit her friend, Misa Florence Hub
Mrs. Winston's Funeral.
Tho body of Mrs. Fendall G. Winston,
who died at the home of her husband, in
Minneapolis, Minn., last February, will
reach Richmond this afternoon tit 3:B0
o'clock by the C. & O. Railway, accom
i>iinl?>d by Mr. Winston nnd members of
lib? family, together with nloso friends
from Charlottesvlllo and Hanover, Va.,
Hua old homo of the Winston?.
Mrs. Winston is affectionately remem?
bered by h largo clrcio of friends here
?as Miss Lilly June?, daughter of the late
Homy it. Jones, lQsq. All tla.>i Is mortal
of Ibis .-.pli'iialial Virginia woman, of liafty
Christian cha racier, w'll bo placed* In
Hollywood this evening In answer to her
svlaties, exprea??d nail long before her
death, that Hollywood be made lier 11 mi I
'?'lio pi-oce.tt.siun will form nt thu station
and ?h dlructly to Hollywood, where tlie
?sbrvlces will bo conducted by the Rev,
Dr. Jcro Wltherspoon, rector of Grace
Street Presbyterian Church.
Tho following gentlemen, who have been
Invited to net ns pall-b'eBrers, will pleaso
be nt sha C. & O. station tl?ia afternoon
a.t 3 i.'tliH-ft. Mhhi'9. Lewis P. Ay'ett.
Olway S. Allen. Henry L. Cabell. Ssd
?don Jonea, Gra-nvUlo .Valentine, Egbert
S " Between good sense |
\ and good taste there is L
I the same difference as 1
- between cause and
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| Thus the goou taste inherent ih
| is the effect of the good p
| sense displayed in its %
[ j design and maniTfact- |
? ure?, It is not only [
M always beautiful, it is I
| also always useful. The i
| Gorham trade - mark |
| implies not only artistic ?'
| design butsoundwork
U manship and sterling <
I ff__Trg[r?l A? I
I ?I fe.poa.lbl,
1 p_a*l5*^V2_/ Jeweler? It
,J | 5TERUNO keep It I
O. Leigh, Jr., BenJ. AIsop and ?Albert F
Mrs. Charlotte R. Reed.
The death of Mrs. Charlotte R. Ree?!
occurred Wednesday night at hor homo Ir
Washington. She was the wife of Mr,
A. L. Reed, ?llvlslon passenger anont ol
the Atlantic Coast Line, und was wol
known hero, whore she had frequently
The funeral took place yesterday af?
ternoon ftom the residence. The inter?
ment was made privately.
Tho funeral of Mrs. J. B. Fltswtlson
tool* ?place at 4 o'clock -yesterdny after?
noon from St. John's Episcopal Church.
Tho following wore the pall-bearers:
Honorary?Dr. Oeo. Moss, Major B.
F. Howard, ?Captain XV. B, Whltlock
olid J. Carter While.
Active?Messrs. S. R. Jamas. Jno. Sloan,
John Reld, LeHllo Ogllvle. John Vuuglian
and Fred. P. Beck.
John S, Fowler,
(Special to The Time?.Dispatch.)
ALEXANDRIA. VA.. June 12.-John S.
Fowler, clerk of tho United ?tutes Court?
here and United States commissioner, died
lute last night .In Washington. The re?
mains-were brought hero to-day and will
bo Interred Sunday. Mr. Fowler wus ap?
parently In his usual health yesterday
morning, when ho started to Baltimore.
On the return trip he was taken HI at
?RashlnKton and was carried to the hos?
pital, where ho remalnaJ Unconscious
until his death.
Ho was about seventy-three years of
age. and came hero forty years ngo from
Kingston, New York, where ho was bo'rn.
About twenty years ago he was appoint?
ed commissioner and clerk of-the Clriult
and District United States Courts by
Judge Hushes, who was then United
State Judge for this dlstrlcL Mr. Fowler
- held thoso positions until the time of
his death. He was steward, trustoe and
treasurer of Trinity M. E. Church.
A widow and two children survive him?
Mr. Sherman B. Fowler, of this city, and
a married daughter living In New York.
R. A. Davis, Sr.
(Siieelal to The Tlradi-Plspntch.)
STORMONT. VA.. June 12.?Mr. R. A.
Davis. Sr.. a most prominent clti?en of
Middlesex, died vory suddenly t^jls even?
ing from apoplexy In his carrtntro while
?oing from his home at Urbanna. Mr.
Davis was born in Northumberland coun?
ty. Va., on tho first day of March, 183',
and moved to this county when only
eight years of age. where he has resided
ever since. He was educated at William
and Mary College und chose the profes?
sion of law. but after practicing a short
while ho turned his attention to farm
liiK, which vocation ho followed with
great success until his death.
Mr. Davis leaves a widow and six chil?
dren. He was a eallant Confederate aol
dlcr and a life-lone Democrat.
Mrs, Cornelia Quarle?.
(8racri.nl to The TlnifB-Dlmin t rh. >
RTAUNTON. VA.. June 12.-Mrs. Cor
nolla Ouarles. wife of Hon. J. M. Queries,
of the Constitutional Convention, died
very suddenly at her home on East Fred.
erlck Street at 11 o'clock this morning.
The doctors attribut? the cause of her
death to heart trouble.
She was fifty-one years old. and before
her marriage was a Miss Stout, daugh?
ter of the late J, M. Stout, and sister
of the late Judge John W. Stout. She Is
Hiirvlvuii by her husband and three sis?
Dr. F. j. Noff. veterinary surgeon, died
at 3 o'clock this afternoon, after an Ill?
ness of a month with heart trouble, lie
was thlrtv-slx years old and leaves a
wife and one small child.
?Eleanor E. Slrian,
(Special to The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
NORFOLK, VA? Juno 12,-Mrs. Eloa
nor E. Slrian departed this life yesterday
at the homo of her son, Mr. C. A. Slrian,
Portsmouth. In the eighty-third year of
her "go. Last Friday night Mrs. Birlan
?sustained a stroke of paralysis, which
was tho second one she had suffered in
a short time.
Mrs. Slrian leaves two sons, C. A. and
William, and a- daughter, Mrs. D. V.
Gasklns. She wag a woman of noble
traits- of character and exercised great
Glen Arthur Lamb,
(Special to The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
FRiOniB-tiCKSBUBG, VA., Juno 12,
Gleri Arthur Lamb, young son of Mr. and
Mrs. William F. Lnmb, died at the homo
of Ills parents hero yesterday, nitor a
brief Illness. The funeral sorx'lces were
hold at the residence to-day, conducted
by Rev. Dr. J. 8. Dili, and the remains
were tullen to Stafford county for Inter?
Mrs. R. P. Blake.
(Special to Tho Tlmes-DIspatch.)
CHATHAM. VA... June IS.-Mrs. R. P.
Blnka died Thursduy afiornoon at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. W. C. N.
Merchant, In this placp, after a lingering
Illness of several weeks from a complica?
tion of diseases. She Is survived by her
husband, two daughters, Mrs, Merchant
and Misa Mumie Blake, of Chatham, and
on? brother, Mr. 13. R. Hweatman. of
Fairfax, Vu. Remains were laid to rest
Mrs. R. A. Wllkerson.
(Special to The Tlmcs-Dlspntnh.)
PJCTEIKSBUI-Ui. VA., Juno 112,?Mrs.
R. A. Wilkinson died Shis morning at the
residence of Inn- husband on Old street.
Mrs. Wilkinson, who was a ?later of Mr.
C, A. Slaughter, had been In feeble health
lor some time. She la survived by her
husband and six children, throe daugh?
ters and three sous.
Captain C. M. Hough.
(Special to The Timos-Dispatch.)
WINCHESTER, A'A., June ?.-Captain
C. M. Hough, a prominent .Maison and
Confederate veteran, and known to hn'n
dreds of Virginia llremen, died at Charles
sown, W. Va., to-day. aged about sixty,
Mrs. Sarah M. Blakey,
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlsputoh.)
<*HARLOTTKSVILl.,H, VA. Juno 12.
Mrs. Surah M. Blakey, wife of Mr. S.
O. JiliiKey, ?lied last night at her lionui
on Preston Heights, after a brief Illness,
figeil thirty-eight year?.- The deceased
was a Miss chapman, of Madison enmity.
I'I'llKY. ?Hied, nS Hi. .to?t?pti'i Boililtul, Hub
lliii.ara.. Mil , 'lliuiiilaiy, I?, M., I'll.* IU.KS
i'l'ltltY, larutliiT of ill?. A. Q. UUItus?,
Jinn-..? b. oikI Oiai-co M. I'crr.v, of Slain city,
mid 'Vlllluui 0, l'en)-, o? (.'uiulirlda-u, Mil
X?-l-n I.J.-I llaa laU for til? fuiaa-r.ll ?ill La' an?
WINSTON.? TJio remalni ol Mrs. FKNHAI.1" 0.
WIXNTON will arrive lu lllclaniond iron? Mili
m-apoH?. Minn.. THIS (Saturday) . APTE?.
NOON, Jum- llitb. al .1:EU oVloi-|;. Frlenda
of ana. (n.-olly aro InrlU'd to inset nt the
< licnKiaLa- in.o Obla 0<t>pot tt lUat hour,
ttiikt? at IIell)??evil.
THE DAY ON
Record of the National and
RAIN STOPPED FEW GAMES
Philips Beat Chicago Badly, tha Score
Being Twelve to Five?The Chicago
American Defeated tho Sena?
Philadelphia 12, Chicago I.
SI. Louis 12, Boston 3.
Cincinnati-New York (cold weather).
Schedule for To-Day.
New York at Cincinnati.
Brooklv? ?Tt Plttsbura-,
Boston at St. Louis. ' ?
Philadelphia at Chicago.
Standing of tho Clubs.
Won. Lost. P.O.
New York . S3 13 .ftT
Ch?cal?u .?? 83 16 ,673
Plttsbunc . 34 17 .867
Bi-ooklvn . 24 23 .oil
Cincinnati . id 2", .433
Boston . 18 27 .40o
Philadelphia . 13 HI .295
St. Louis. 14 26 .?-"?_
At St. Louie: Donovan practlcall?
chtuiKod his entire llnc-up to-day antj
tho chaniro worked well, for the team
walked away from the Visitors.
Score: R. H. E,
St. Louis .2 2 20 2 4 000-12 IB 2
Boston .O1O00 2 0O0?3 U a
Battorles: McFarland and O'Nell; Stan?
ley. Willis and Moran. Time,- 2 hours.
Umpires, Holltday and Johnston?. At?
At Chicago: The visitor? pounded
Wicker all over the lot to-day, opening
up with two doubles and closing with
Score: R. H. B.
Chlcaao .12 10 010 0 0-6 10 8
Philadelphia .14 0 110 0 14-12 16 a
Batteries: Wicker and Kling; Fraser
and Roth. Time. 2:30. Umpire, Moraa,
Chlcaeo 11. Washlnsrton *.
Philadelphia 2. Cleveland L
New York-Detroit (rain).
Boston-St. Louis (rain).
Schedule for To-Day,
Detroit at New York.
St. Louis at Boston.
Cleveland at Philadelphia.
ChlcaKO at Washington,
Standing of the Clubs.
Won. Lost. P.C.
Boston i.. ...'..,::??,.e?-. ..V" ??H?-v
Philadelphia -?"T.. 27 18 -*"*6C">
Cleveland. 23 18 .661
St. Louis. 2li 17 ,5M
ChlcaKO . 21 20 .613
Detroit . 20 23 .460
New York. 18 23 .439
WashlnKton . 11 32 .?M
'Varsity, 6-7; Staunton, 7-1.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
STAUNTON. VA.. Juno 12.-The Uni?
versity of Virginia played two games of
base-ball hero to-dav. In tho first gamo
Slaur.t?n won by 7 to 6. and In tho sec?
ond the University won by score o?
7 to L _
At Washington: Chicago sent Lee to the
bench In the first inning to-day, and
Washington evened uo matters and tied
the score by batting Patterson out of tho
box In tlie eighth. Chicago won out In
tho ninth, makine six hits and scoring
Score: R. H. E.
Washlnston .0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0-6 11 4
ChlcaKO .2 0 200 100 6-U 13 2
.Batteries: Lee. Townsend and Drill;
Patterson. Flaherty and McFarland. Time.
1:55. Umpire, Sheridan. Attendance,
At Phladelphla: Marvelous pitching by,
Wadd/;ll and Joss necessitated fourteen
innings to decide to-day's game, tho cham?
pions winning on a home ?un bv Pickering
over the right field fenco.
Score: R. H. E.
Cleveland ....oooooioooooooo-i 6 i
Philadelphia 00000100000001-2 6 4
But torlos: Joss and Remiss; Waddell
and SchreckenKOSt. Time. 2:10. Umpires,
Hassett and Carruthers. Attendance,
At Memphis: Memphis received a set?
back to-day when Stafford, captain of
tho Atlanta team, sent a ball over the
left field fenco. scoring throe runs. The
hit was one of tho longest ever soon
Score: R. H. E.
Momnhls .0 0 3 0 0 o 1 0 o-_ B 4
Atlanta .0 0 0 0 13 0 0 1-5 8 8
Batteries: Mclntrye and Stratton': Wil?
son and Kenneilv.
At Little Bock: Eagun was effective aB
critical moments to-day and Little Rock
won. Partridge was hit hard In the first
five Innings, but after that he did not
let a man reach first
Score: R. H. E.
Little Rock .1121000 00-5 11 3
Birmingham .2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1-3 9 3
Batteries: Eagan and Lynch; Partridge
At N<iw Orleans: Hill pitched a mag?
nificent K?me and scored the second shut?
out im Nashville,
?core: P. H. E.
Nashville .1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1?S 10 3
New Orleans.OOOOOOOOO-O E 2
Batteries; Hill and Roth; C. Smith ajid
' At Bhroveport; Montgomery batted ou*
n victory In the ninth Innlnir to-day after
Shruveport had practically won the game.
There was incessant wrangling over tho
decisions of the umpire.
Score? R. H. E.
Bhraveport.10 0 0 0 0 110-3 6 4
Montgomery .0 0 0 0 0 0 I 0 8-4 0 4
Batteries: Swann. Fisher and Orafflusj
Polchow and Clark.
NEWPORT NEWS LEADS
Fine Race for Championship of Four*
Newport News now stands at the head
of the Kour-Clty League, having taken
two games from Petersburg In Newport'
News yesterday. Tho first gamo rosult
t-d.'JOto 6 and tho second 6 to 4. On
Thursday Newport News won from Fort
M opt no by the ??cor? uf 9 to 0. The
standing of the clubs follows:
Won, Lost. P.O.
Now port News. S 4 .?87
Petersburg . 7 7 .000
HH-liiiiiiiid ..-. 6 8 .418
Fort Monroe. 0 1 ,?0Q
WOODWARD & SON
?3 ROUGH AND DRESSED
Geueral Offices?Ninth & Arch fit?.,