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Miss Aycock Operated on for
SOME NEW ENTERPRISES
/Stato Board of Education Celled to Ac
on the Consolidation of Seven Nor?
mal Schools?Swedish Decor?
ator to Be Cremated.
(Sperisi to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
RALEIGH, ?. C, June 22.~Th? opera?
tion performed On tho eldest daughter
Of Governor Aycock, Miss Allo?, for ap?
pendicitis, at the Wilson Sanltnrlum, Fri?
day, l?t provine eminently successful. The
condition of the patient Is reported vary
The first corporation chartered with as
much as tfoO.OOQ capital for quito a while
If* the Miss Manufacturing; Company, of
Charlotte, just given corporate life, The
manufacture and sale of all Hinds nf
machinery, Implements, etc. The Incor
porators .are tlcorgo It. Hiss, John M.
Rhodes and J. O'Ponoghue.
TO DB CREMATED.
Tho remains of Martin J. Nordstrnm,
the Bwfcdo shrdlti who fell from his win?
dow In Parke Hotel Thursday morning
and sustained fetal Injury, wero shipped
to New York to-day. nnd will bo cre?
mated there and sent to Sweden.
An autopsy last night after his death
?howed that a fracture of tho bladder
?was th* fatal Injury. Physician? nro at
p ions to account for this injury as caused
by the fall.
Adjutant-General Royster has received
notice thst North Carolina's apportion?
ment from thfl tlfO?O.OOO appropriated by
tho Dick act will be ?M.??3. to hn used
for encampment purposes. Stops nre to
be taken at once to perfect arrangements
for encampments this summer by regi?
LOAN FUND RULES.
The State Superintendent of Public Tn
?tructlon Is issuing to county hoards of
education the rules antl regulations pre?
scribed by the State Board of Education
for the government of th* State loan fund
for building and Improving public school
houses. He gives notice that all appll
Miionn to borrow from this fund must
be In hy July 15th of this year.
Hotel Dorsctt closed to-day, th* notice
posted being that It is closed for the sum?
mer, to reopen September 15th.
Mr. M. Ashby Lambert has been run
alng the place for several month?, trying
lo recover money loaned the former
management. "W. I,. Dorsett, who was
tho original lessee, has been in Salisbury
The Harness, Vehicle nnd Supply Com?
pany, of Statcsvlllo, was chartered to?
day. The capital stock fs IIO.OOO. nnd the
corporation has authority to conduct a
general harness and vehicle business, In?
cluding the manufacture and sale. The
Incorporato? are: A. P. Barron, J. A.
Connor, H. L. Stevenson, ?. N. Brown
nnd H. R. Cowles.
A certificate of the Increase of the
capital stock of tho Southern Loan nnd
Tlruet Company, of Greensboro,,! was
filed, the change being from JIOO.oOO to
A special meeting of the State Board
of Education In called for Tueeday of
neat week to take final action on the
question of consolidating the seven col?
ored normal schools. AH seven members
of tho board are to be present. Usually
only five attend. They stand three to
two against conoslldatlon, hence the call
for two associate members.
ELEGANT HOUSE DESTROYED
Lightning Burns Residence of Mr. H.
F. Foard?Saloons to Close.
(Special to The 11 m e s-DI spatch.)
LE?KSVILLE, N. C, June 22.?Mr.
II. F. Foard'8 beautiful residence was
struck by lightning Friday night during
the storm and was totally destroyed. Tho
loss Is estimated at 17,000. Foard is pres?
ident of the Leaksvllle woolen mills. It
Is understood that he will rebuild at once.
Mr. H. C. Molr, of tho firm of L. A.
Martin & Company, suffered a stroke of
?iaralysls a fow days ago, but Is now
Work has begun on the now Methodist
Church. This will be one of the finest
churches In the city.
On the 1st of July the saloons on tho
outskirts of town will close, and then It
can be said that Leaksvllle Township Is
Colonial Patriots Celebration and Mili"
(?RnMal to The Tliiii-n-nUimlrh.)
FAYETTEVILLE, N. C, Juno 22.-On
Saturday evening at Godwin. In the upper
part of Cumberland county. Isaiah Roy
and Robert Munn, both negroes, becnmo
involved In a quarrel at a blacksmith
shop, about a woman, and Munn ?hot at
Rov twice, striking him below the col?
larbone at the second fire, and causing
his death. Munn was arrested and car?
ried to Jail.
In the celebration on the 20th, of the
one hundred nnd twenty-eighth nnnlver
riary of the Liberty Point meeting of Co
onlal patriots, the Independent Light In?
fantry battalion, assisted by many of the
fair women of Pnyettevllle, entertained
G? largo number of their friends In tho
rnmenle nrmory on tho corner of Hay and
Maxwell Streets. After refreshments were
enjoyed. Major J. Q. Holllngsworth, com?
mandant of the battalion ordered Com?
pany A. Into lino and two squads com?
manded by Lieutenants MeGeaohay and
Watson, wero selected for competitivo
drill. After a spirited contest the best
four of each squad were chosen for man?
ual of arms as follows: Sergeant Brown,
Corporals "Weislger and McNeill, Privntos
Powere, Crosswell, Melino, MoDuffle,
Nann, These were finally red?cete, to
two. Corporel George McNeill and Private
Nnnn, resulting in victory for McNeill and
Prise of ? box of cigars, offered by the
McKethan Drug Company *>'d gracefully
presented by Lieutenant McOeachey. All
the officer? of the corps then successively
tackled McNeill and wc?e fanned out.
It would be difficult to llnd n. lielter all'I?
cd ma nln the whole State Guard. Mr.
E. L. Renlsbnrg, leader of the orchestra,
tho ? flourished hie baton, and the rest of
the evening was spent In pleasant dance.
General Statement to Be Made Touch?
ing Certain Offices.
(By Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON. June 22.-Tho Postofflre
Department will make public In the near
future a genere! statement itimmarl?lng
the condition? In the office? of cash er,
finance clerk, etc., at the various post?
?nicos. The postmasters at all flrst-cliss
postofiices In the country, numbering
about 230, have been directed to make re?
ports on the suhjeot. The report of Post?
master Van Cott. of New York, ha* been
received, but will not be made public un?
til the rest are In. Mr. Van Colt's re?
port. It In stated, shows no evidence of
Postmaster-General Payne ?aid to-day
thnt no charges whatever, have been
filed against the offices of tho second and
third assistant poslmaster-genernl and
therefore a sweeping Investigation of thO'n
offices Is not contemplated. This state?
ment excepte chargea brought by cerium
employes of the mall beg repair shop
against the administration of that shop,,
tho reply to which by Second Ass'sttnit"
PoNtmnster-Oonornl Shallenbergor has
been In the hands of Postmaster-General
Payne for weeks. This report, It Is said,
does not hear out the charges.
WON aOLD LYRES
Coveted Honors Are Awarded Misses
Eppos and O'Neill.
The closing yesterday afternoon of Mrs,
L. c. Tiicker'a muelo school was an event
In the lives of a number of happy young
people. The recital which marked the
ending of a nuccessful session was held
at No. 419 North Eighth Street. Misa
Louise Reams, of Manchester, was award?
ed the class pin. a gold harp, for at?
tendance, .""ert Idea les for attendance
nnd an average of 1)3 per cent, for class
work were ,riven Eva Hewitt, Henry Pace,
Christian iilvonscn, Louis Frlschkorn,
Hertha Meyers and I.lxzio O'Neill. Ccrtl
llcat'-s of promomtlon to Senior Class A;
MIks Minnie Cogblll; Senior Class B, Edna
Gordon, Edith Hewitt.
Gold lyres ior proficiency In Instru?
mental music, ahd really the most covet?
ed of medals, wero won by Misses Nellie
Eppcs and Elizabeth O'Ncil. An ?attrac?
tive programme was rendored.
The Launching Party.
Miss Ella Scaly, of Galvoston, Tex.,
who Is to be the sponsor of the Galves?
ton, at the launching to-morrow nftei
noon, will roach the city to-night or In the
morning. She will como from New York
and -will bo accompanied by three or four
friends. The party will stop at the Jef?
ferson, where accommodations havo been
reserved for them.
FREIGHT CAR WHEEL
STOPPED ON ARM
Rob't Stanford Recovers from
a Dreadful Wound to Be
Killed By Train.
((Special to Tbo Tlmee-Dlipttcb.)
GRESNBBORO, N. C, Juno 22.?A
white man named Robert Stanford was
shot about two months ago by the female
minati; of a disreputable house while
he was trying to force hie way Into the
house. For a month ho was at the point
of death, but finali??- got well. He died
last night, as the result of Injuries re?
ceived by a freight car, ono hundred
yards from his home, Saturday night,
while he was lying upon the track, sup?
When he was discovered a wheel of
the car had stopped right on hie arm.
Hie body was In such a position that,
the least forward movement of the train
would have crushed his head and shoul?
ders. Fearing to trust the engine to
back from such a porllous position, the
trainmen got force enough together to
push the heavily loaded car off tho man's
arm. His moans were said to be pitiful,
and he was conscious enough to beg to
be taken home.
Physicians found his wrist cut off and
one shoulder dislocated. He lived
through the day and died last night from
When Stanford was Bhot nome timo
ago he I Ay all night In a clump of bushes,
the woman who shot him being unaware
of bavin* struck him, and v?jlb accident?
ally found next morning, al?vo, but not
expected to live through the day, a pis?
tol ball having gone clear through his
The stockholders of tho Greensboro
Female College ("Association) are called
to meet here July 1st, to determine upon
the best method of disposing of the as?
sets and effects of the association.
It Is still believed here that this col?
lege will not, be allowed! to be closed.
It was chartered In 1S2S, and has had a
noble career. *
The oflice of assistant chief land agent
of' the Southern Railway hae been trans?
ferred from Norfolk to Greensboro, Mr.
J. 8. Parker In charge. Headquarters
of - the general manier mechanic of the
Southern Railway has also been trons
ferred from Knoxvllle to Greensboro,
A new rotali and wholesale drug com?
pany was organized here to-day, with
jno.rXK) capital, to ho known as Fordham,
Alford & Co. Drug Co, The officers are
C. C. Fordham, president; secretary and
treasurer, A. E. R. Alford: directors,
C. C. Fordham, A. E. B. Alford and G.
Mr. Alford retains his Interest In the
Richardson Drug Company, an Immense
wholesale firm here.
Eleven offenders were locked up by
tho pollco Saturday night,' four being
for beating trnlns.
Rov. Dr. Egbert Smith, pastor of the
First Presbyterian Church hore, to-day
sent a letter to the elder? of the First
rrosbyterian Church, of Richmond, for
mally declining the call to Its pastorate.
Remarkable Condition of Nor?
folk's Corporation Court.
VESSEL ON THE BEACH
Wrecking Tug? Trying to Save a
Schooner Aground On Quii Shoals,
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
NORFOLK, VA., June 21-Thcre Is not
a case ponding trial on the criminal dock?
et. Every ease that In ready or that has
been set for trial has been disposed of.
There Is not an appeal case even pend?
ing on the criminal docket. Common?
wealth's Attorney J. G. Tllton and Judtie
Allan R. lUnckol. Of tlio Corporation
Court, bollovo In expediting Justice In tho
Criminal oases which come Io their court
and consequently there Is the unprece?
dented condition, for a city the sir? of
Norfolk, of having the docket clear. ._
BURIAL OF CAPTAIN STEPHENS.
The burial of Captain Andrew Stephens
will occur to-morrow. He died suddenly
yestnrelay morning, after a brief Illness.
Captain BtephcnB was a handsome man
and one of tho best-known members of
tho police force. He was reduced to tho
ranks by the new administration in July,
during tho general reorganisation of the
force for political reasons, and after he
had been a member of tho police forco
for twenty-live years.
He was a member of the harbor police
force under Mayor DoCordy, beforo that,
nnd a member of the fire department be?
fore that. Tho burial will occur at 3
o'clock and there will be a detail ot police
at the funeral. He leaves a. wife and
four grown son* and daughters.
VESSEL ON SANDS.
The wrecking tug, I. T. Merrltt arrived
at Gull Bhoals last night and began ef?
forts to save the schooner Lucy H. Rus?
sell at fi o'clock this morning. The. pros?
pects of saving her are poor. The four
mnsiotl schooner, bound from Boston light
to Brunswick, Ge?, for a cargo of railroad
ties, encountered a heavy thunder storm
and gale and early Sunday morning she
was driven ashore at Gull Shoals, N. C,
twenty-five miles north of Cape Hatteras.
The llfe-sfivers resoued the crew, of cap?
tain and ten men, but the news last night
was that pieces ot the vessel's keel were
washing ashore and that tho captain nnd
the life savers hsd little hope that the
wrocktng tug would arrivo In lime to
prevent the schooner pounding to pieces
on the shore.
To-day th? news Is that there Is water
four feet deep In the hold of the vessel
and the prospect ot saving her Is slight.
Much ot ner keel is gone and the planks
are tearing Off.
CAR CONDUCTOR ATTACKED.
Conductor J. E. Cochran, of the Norfolk,
Portsmouth and Newport News Com?
pany's Ocean View division, was badly
hurt by Thomas Perry (colored), yester?
day afternoon. Perry was a passenger
on the car of which Mr. Cochran was in
charge. When near Poole's station nn al?
tercation arose between Conductor Coch?
ran and Percy, which resulted in the ne?
gro's striking tho conductor In the face
with a large bottle tilled with whiskey.
The Impact of the blow shattered the bot?
tle and, besides having several'teeth dis?
located, Mr. Cochran was badly out about
the ttt.ee by fragments of glass.
Officers ot the Norfolk, Portsmouth
and Newport News Company are making
every effort to capture Perry. Conductor
Cochran's injuries, while painful are not
regarded as serious.
BOARD OF TRADE.
The Virginia Eoard of Trade will con?
vene in the Princess Anne Hotel, Virginia
Beach, to-morrow, for its first annual
meeting. Mr. Charles W. Priddy. of this
city, president of the organization, will
call the assembled merchants to order,
and will preside over their deliberations
with Mr. R. A. Dunlop, of Richmond, as
YOUNG GIRL DETAINED.
Mary Allen, the sixteen-year-old daugh?
ter of Mr. Vf. Allen, a resident of Hamp?
ton, Is still confined at the Crlttendon
Homo. Those In charge are ln.a dilemma,
not knowing what to do with hor, yet
afraid, under the circumstances, to turn
her out on the world. Some second per?
son is thought to be trying to lure her
away and a sharp lookout Is being main?
The girl telle a sad story. She says
her father, a widower, has been drinking
and 111 treating her and now has deserted
her. She left ner unhappy home to go
to Baltimore and arrived In this city
last Saturday by tho Ocean View route.
She seemed to be disappointed bv the
breaking of a mysterious appointment
and in a dazed way asked a Mr. Kauf?
man, who has a store at No, 60 Church
Streot, how she could reach Maryland.
Mr. Kaufman's suspicions were aroused
and he tok her to sea Superintendent W.
G. Ashley, of the Union Mlseion, who
had her placed in safe keeping.
SAM MARX TO MARRY.
Sam Marx and his brother, Aaron Marx,
of the firm of wholesale butchers here,
have gone to Gordonsvllle, whore Sam
will he married to-morrow. He will be
married to Miss Bille Marous by the
Rev. ?3. Cohen, who goes from here with
the party for the purpose of performing
the ceremony. After the ceremony,
whloh is to o?our at 11 o'clock In the
morning, the bride and groom will go
to Saratoga for a wedding tour and af?
terward returiy-,ero to reside.
TO CAPT. COSBY'S ??/VIORY
Beautiful Services Held Sunday at the
Railroad Y. M. C. A.
A service In memory of tho late Cap?
tain Maurice W. Cosby, who waa killed
about a week ago on the James Rlyer
division of tho Chesapeake and Ohio, was
held Sunday afternoon at 3:S0 o'clock in
tho auditorium of the Railroad Y. M. C.
A. at the Main-Street Station.
Quite a largo attendance gathered to do
honor to the memory of the deceased
man, and a most beautiful service was
held. Two solos were sung by Captn'n
Frank Cunningham, and there was other
music besides. Tho address for the occa?
sion was delivered by Dr. John Han
Son, pastor of the Union-Station Metho
1st Church. Short talks wore also made
by Superintendent Knapp and others.
The singing by a chorus, mado up of the
entire audience, was one ot the features
of tho service.
Mrs. ' V. Cardoza and daughter
left yesterday morning to spend the sum?
mer in Louisa county.
Great Sacrifice Sale
Entire Stock of
Men9s and Boy9s Clothing
in Branch Store, 1403 East Main Street,
At 50 Cents on the Dollar
$15 Suits now $7.50.
$10 Suits now $5.00.
$8.00 Suits now $4.00.
DON'T FORGET THE PLACE
Busby's Branch Store,
1403 East Main Street,
309 E. Broad St."
309 E. Braad St.
Cut Prices on Desirable Merchandise.
The clearance that begins to-chiy and ovory-daj tin's week aims to rid the stock of every lot whore assortments are at all incomplete.
It is the biggest cut price siile wo have ever hold and oiFers tho same opportunities to you now that would naturally come the end of August.
Wash Goods at Cut Prices.
Figured and Dotted Lawns and
Batiste. 18 2-3 and i2V4c, ? (\r
ones, cut to . ? uw
French Ginghams, this season's
newest styles, 60c. ones, cut *tc_,
Laco Striped Clmmbrnye, \ Of/ f
All colors, 37%c. ones, cut to *^/3
Colored Corded Madras, for shirt?
waist suits, 36 inches wide. ??T/./-?
15o. ones, cut to. -/a
All of the 15c. Ginghams nnd
Chnmbrays, 33 Inches wide, | n_
cut to . IUC
French ainghams, SO Inches wide,
25 and 30e. ones, cut i c^.
Linen Chembrays. 3? Inches ?>?/->
?wide, 25c. ones, cut to....... *e\JS~
Percales. 33 Inches wide, dark and
light colors, 12%e. one?, cut *?\\/ _,
to . '/2C
Remnants of Persian Lawn, Dotted
Swiss, India Linen, French Organdy,
French Nftlnaook, French Lawns and
French fiatiate. In lengths from 2
to 6 yards, at half price.
Silks at Cut Prices.
B5o. Wash Silks, extra henvy cloth
est patterns snd colors, cut 'iQp
50c, WftBh Silks, extra heavy cloth
and very desirable patterns, "2 Q _?
cut to . >'"C
Ladies' White Silk Under?
skirts at Cut Prices.
Ladles' Black Sattecn T'ndor
sllghtly damaged from window,
wero $11.00 and $9.50. cut ?C qO
Ladles' Black and Salteon Under?
skirts, deep flounce, with accordion
plaiting or gathered ruffle, ? | Te
woro $3.25, cut to. f?.???
Ladies' Linen Skirts
at Cut Prices.
Ladles' Linen Skirts, walking
length. In nil sizes, were (CO Cf\
$3.50, cut to . $?fO\J
Ribbons at Cut Prices.
Soft Taffeta Ribbon, nil silk, .1 to
4 Inches wide, In light blue, pink,
green, lavender, fed, black -j fl,-,
nnd white, In to 20o.. cut to.. Ivi.
Satin Ribbons, all colors, Includ?
ing whlto nnd black, 40 to 'JHir'
60c, cut to 10 and. ??L.
Hosiery at Cut Prices.
Fast-Black and Regular-Mil do Laco
Lisle Hose, nome of tlicso aro i q_
worth up to 40c
Colored Laco L
blue and reds, $1 ones, cut to
Colored Laco Llslo Hone, In "2Q.-.
Ladies' Shirt Waists
at Cut Prices.
Ladles' Colored Chambrny Waists,
tucked In clusters, all slies, *7f|_
wero $1.50, cut to. /VC
Ladles' White Madras Waists, deep
box-plolt In front and tf| efl
tucks, were $2.00, cut to.. f?.??
Ladies' Suits and Skirts
at Cut Prices.
Ladles' Cloth and Cheviot Suits,
In blouse, Jacket or Eton, black,
blue, grny and mode, wore $80.00,
$2G>.00 and $20.00, cut d?0 nu
Ladles' Cloth? and Cheviot Bton
Suits, In blun or black,.were fi??/ (\Q
$15.00 nnd $12.50, cut to.. ?Jl/.VO
Ladies' Pedestrlnn Skirts, black
and Oxfords, wero $7.00
and J5.00, cut to....
CLOSING OF THE
A Delightful Evening Spent
There Yesterday?Medals .
and Prizes for the Boys.
The closing exercees of the Male Or?
phan Asylum School wero held last eve?
ning In the presonce of a largo and en?
thusiastic gathering of friends of tho In?
stitution. The evening was in all re?
spects a most delightful one, particularly
for Mrs. Gill and her boys, who did won?
ders In the way of entertaining the
Boginnlng at ? o'clock the exercises ex?
tended through on hour or two, aftor
which refreshments, modo possible by the
kindness Of the president OC tho asylum,
Mr, John L. Williams, were served. ?
delightful programme, In which, tho boys
and their Jolly songs figured conspicu?
ously, was carried out to tho great on
joyment of all. The report of tho echool
was read by Mr. ?. H. Henser. and
showed a most excellent condition of
things. Three awards of medals were
made as follows: For scholarship, John
Rutledge; for deportment, Murray Briol:
for mathematics, Earlo Fitch. Special
prizes were awarded to the following:
Earl Brooks, Lee Brooks, Willie Miller,
Leslie Barfoot, Clyde Barfoot, Walter
Larkln, Walter Davis, Charles Fisher,
Wilton Fisher, John Crick en berger and
Josie Bauer. ?
The school has had another wonderfully
successful year under tjio administration
of Mrs. GUI. and tho managers of the In?
stitution express the greatest satisfaction.
Ono of tbe very notable features of tho
past year Is tho splendid health enjoyed
by the boys. Not, a single case of sick?
ness has been reported?truly a remark?
GREAT DAY IN CHESTERFIELD
No Church Large Enough to Hold the
Associated Sunday Schools.
(Special te Tho Tlmea-Dlspatcli.}
BON AIR, VA., June 22.?Tho West ?
Chesterfield Sunday-School Union held its
regular meeting last Sunday afternoon at
Midlothian Church. A very large crowd
was present, Including representatives
from most of the fourteen Sunday schools
of the union. Some schools failed to sub?
mit a roport, and ono or two were not
handed to tho secretary. The reports
from the rest follow, viz. :
?t e-1 ??
?3 c o S
3 -5 ? ff
ri ?? ?? -
O- < I H
Bethel Sunday school. SS S2 52
Bethlehom Sunday school..., 72 6fi RO
Ccntral'Sunday school. fi7 70 15
Mt. Hermon Sunday school..103 Bt;
Powhaton Suntlay school.63 75 39
Sklnquarter Sunday school..104 El 61
Bon Air, four schools.166 70 60
Bon Air Sunday school. ??6 fi!) It
Rocky Oak . 46 67 20
Prof. Crldlln, of Amelia, presided at the
organ, which was a beautiful new In?
strument Just placed by tho Midlothian
school. The music by tho combined choirs
of the various schools was Inspiring.
Mrs. Holland, of Danville, sang a beauti?
Very able and profitable addrosses wero
delivered "by Hon. John Lamb, of Rich?
mond; Messrs. F. T. Sutton. Jr.. of Bon
Air; David L. Ttirpln, of Powhatan; Rev.
George ABrahams, of Chesterfield, and
A committee was appointed to arrange
for a Sunday-school excursion for all tho
schoolH some time In July. They expect to
carry a large crowd.
The next meeting will be held at Toma?
hawk Baptist Church the fifth Sunday In
The attendance at those meetings prom?
ises to be so largo that no church In
Chesterfield can comfortably seat them.
PARK CONCERTS BEGIN
First of the Season Last Night at Ghlm
Nothwlthstandlng the strike and the
threatening clouds, the free park concert
seaso started last night at Chlmbornzo
Park, with Prof. lardella and his new
band. Tho programme was of a most
varied and Interesting character, embrac?
ing almost everything from the classlo
to ragtime. _.?,., ,.?.
As usual the concert closed with "Star
Spanglod Banner" and "Dixie," and tho
complete programme woe thoroughly en?
Tho concert to-ni?ht will he given at
Jefferson Park, from 8:30 to 10:30 o'clook.
GAYETY IN LUNENBURG
An Elegant Entertainment and a Bril?
(Special to Tbe Tlinoi-Pltpatcti.)
LUNENBURO COURTHOUSE, June
22.?One of the most beautiful and enjoy?
able social events of this season was the
"at-home" party given at her residence In
this village on Saturday night last by
Miss Rosa Careiosa In honor of her guest.
Mlsees Lizzie and Telia Butterworth, of
Petersburg, and Miss Helen Cai'dozo, of
An elegant collutlon was served to tha
guests In the open air. Tables laden
with Ice cream, sherbet, cake, salad and
other delicacies were arranged on tha
grassy lawn of tho yard, while many
Chinese lantens, suspended from the trees
of the yard, Ut up tho seen? with charm?
ing effect. A-string band discoursed ex?
cellent muslo lu the spaoloua parlors,
where "brave mou and fair women
threaded the giddy mazes of the dance
far Into the Joyous hours of the night.
The ladles present "were: Misses Telia
and Lizzie Butterworth, of Petersburg.
Va.: Miss Helen Cardozo, of Richmond
city Misses Lizzy,' Pattle and Mary
Manson, Helen and Mamie Yates, Daisy
Shackleton, Emma, Pauline and Ethel
Hethborno Lucy Wilson, bua Orgain. Jose?
phine Org-aln, Jennie O. Gregory, Lucy
Leo Orgeln, Indie, Connie and Minnie
Bragg, Mrs. J. C. Oary, Mrs. Charles Al?
len, Mrs. Raisin Bragg and Mrs. Cleorge
Tho gentlemen present were; Dr. .T.
Thompson Morton, of Keysvllle; Everette
Chambers, of Petersburg; Elliott Finch,
of Chaso City; Prof. It. II. May, .ludgo
George C. Orgaln, of Lunenhurg; N. M.
Neblott, Jr., of Brunswick: R, J. Royal,
John S. Hatchett, Henry Ilatchott, Sam
and Willie Royal, Nat Raisin. Wlllio and
Charles Bragg, Bernard Shaokleton,
Craghead Hatchett, Tom Ingle, ' Clifton
Inge, Horace Brown, Wilbur J. Webb,
Aubrey Arvln, Upton Robertson, Robert
Jonos. Frank Ban and W. T. Brldgforth.
Douglas and William Mnthews, Harrv and
Henry Jones, Tom Wilson, Bain Mnnscon,
John Hito, John Hethorne, of Lunon
A splendid rain, which was much need?
ed, fell hero last night.
TOOK ROUGH ON RATS
Lightning Strikes Three Whiskey Sa.
loons at Colonial Beach.
1 (Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
COMORN, VA., Juno 22.-Mr, Charles
LIndenman, of Colonial Beach, became
despondent several days ago, and, tired
of Ufo, swallowed a quantity of "rough
on rats," which proved fatal.
LIndenman was a Federal noldlor dur?
ing the Civil War. and was about sixty
five yoars old. He had been a resident
of Colonial Beach several years.
During a thunder storm few evenings
ago, three whiskey saloons In Colonial
Beach were struck by lightning. The
proprietor of ono of the places was stun?
It has Just been learned hero that Mr.
Heseklah Potts, one of King George's
most prominent citizens, had throe fine
horses nnd three hogs killed by light?
ning Saturday evening. During the same
storm, lightning killed the only horse of
Lucy Burrell, a well known colored wo?
man, of this neighborhood.
Mr. Charles S. Grlgsby, who came to
King George several days ago to visit
hie father. Captain G. W. Grlgsby who
has been very 111, returned to his home
in Washington to-day.
Rev. Joseph Turner, of Georgia, who
Is making a tour of Virginia, Is spend?
ing a few days with his brother. Rev.
B. T. Turner, at King George Courthouse.
Mr. Harry Butler and wife came down
from Washington Saturday to spend some
time with kinsfolk near hero.
Mr. Willis Henderson, of King William
county, is visiting bis parental home
In this neighborhood.
Mr. Willie Baxtor. of Lancaster, Is a
guest of relatives here.
Matthew Bumbrcy, -who operates a
steam grist mill near here, had three
of his fingers cut off by machinery a
few days ago.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Mount joy, who
woro called here Friday by the Illness
of Mr. Mounttjoy'a mother, returned to
their home in New York city to-day.
Children's Day was observed at Po??
tomao Baptist Church, near here, yester.
day. A large crowd attended. A num?
ber of Frederleksburgers came down to
wltnosa tho Interesting exercises.
St. Stanislaus College Burned.
(Br Associa tod Preis.)
BAY ST. LOUIS. MISS.. June 22.-S".
Stanislaus College was totally destroyed
by tire. The names spread so rapidly
that the students generativ lost their
trunks and clothing. Loss, $(15,000; insur?
Mrs. George I. Herring.
The doath of Mrs. Qoorge I. Herring
occurred Sunday afternoon at hor resi?
dence, No. 2104 East Graoe Street. Mrs.
Herring was in her eighty-third year and
suffered a long and painful Illness. 8he
was a. Miss Darracott, of Hanovor coun?
ty, but bad boon a resident of Richmond
tor tlio pa,st sixty years or moro. Shu lu
survived by threa children?Mrs. R. M.
perkoloy. of Hanovor county; Mrs. R. A,
Gary and Miss Suo D. Herring, of this
olty. She bad long been a member of the
First Baptist Church.
Tho funeral will take place at H
o'clock tills morning from tho residence.
Tho Interment will bo made In Holly?
wood. The following gentlemen will act
Honorary: E. Leslie Spence, Loren
Dickinson, Dnnlel S. McCarthy, Carl Wlp
perf 1.1U1, Lulcn Harvoy. Jno. S. Hnrwootl,
JOS?711 G. Williams and W. A. Cheat
Activo: Charles G. Boshor. R. L. Chen
ery, Sendley Dickinson. IS. Lesilo Spence,
Jr.. B. Mnnley Gwathmoy, Edwnrd Smith,
Arthur Goddln and Gordon Wallace.
Mr. Hugh Munce, a well known young
business man of this ulty. died Bundny
morning at his parents' residence, No.
42M Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The sad news came In a telegram 10
his cousin, Mr. John S. Munce, manager
of Kliigaii and Comp any, this city, by
which firm tho deceased had beou em?
ployed for the past sixteen years, occu?
pying tho position of chief bookkeeper
and credit man, in which ho had earned
jor himself a high reputation, not only
with his own oompany, but also In tlio
business community os a man of good,
judgment nnd ability In his department.
About eighteen months ago, till 'argo
circle of friends were much jri'liveM to
learn that by the doctor's ndvice lie wns
going to Arltonn for the benefit of Mis
health, whloh had become impairml. 1I<>
spent nearly a year in that section, and,
later, some mouths at ? sanila ri um 'u
tho Tennessee mountains, |n a vain ef?
fort to regain health. About three
months ago bo went to his parents'
home In Cincinnati, where surrounded
with every care that love could devise,
he qulotly passed away Sunday morn
lug, niournod by a large circle of friends
and acoualiitancoB. He leaves a father,
mother, two sisters and a youngor broth?
The funeral will take place at Cincin?
Mrs. Michael Wilbert.
(Special to l'ho Tlmcsi-liUpatub.)
FREDERICKS HAL-L, VA.. June 22.
Vrs. Michael "Wilbert, relict of tlio late
Michael Wilbert, died a,' her homo Sun?
dry evening, just one week fron the
death of her lamented husband, nged six
Uo-two years. She was burled at the
C thollo Church. Buckner, Vft.. to'-day.
Mrs. Clara Harris?
(.Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
FREDERICKS HA^L. VA.. June 23.
Mlfc-s ciara Harris, oldest daughter of
Mr. Robert N. Harris, died at the homo
of her pa.rentfi near hero Saturday morn?
ing. The Interment took place nt the
fnmlly hurylntr-grounrl Sunday afternoon.
She was a lively young girl, Just In tho
bloom of early womanhood, nnd a former
student ot the Woman's College, Rich?
John W. Blake, Sr.
Mr. John W. Blake, Sr,, died yesterday
morning at his residence, No. 29?4 East
-Marshall . Street. He was seventy-soven
years of ago and Is survived by sovcral
The funeral will tako place at 4 o'clock
this afternoon from the Third Christian
Church. Tho Interment wl:I be made In
Mrs. L. W. Vaughan.
Mrs. L. W. Vaughan died yostorday
morning- nt the homo of her husband, Mr.
L. H. Vaughan, near New Bridge Church.
In Henrlco county. The funeral will take
place from New Bridge Church at 3
o'clock this afternoon. '
The funeral of Mrs. Henrietta Bosehen,
who died ^?Saturday evening last at her
residence/on North Second Street, took
place at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon
from St. John's German Evangelical
Tho funeral of R. G. Baughnn, who
died Saturday in the homo of Mrs. John
Tyler, No. 2109 East Marshall Street, took
placo yesterday at Howletts, Va. The
burial was in the family burying ground.
The funeral of Catherine Elizabeth Sei?
fert, daughter of Frank and Carrie Sei?
fert, took place from St. Mary's Catholic
Church Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
Tho burial was In Mt. Calvary.
The funernl of Bessie Elenora Porolvnl,
Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Porclvnl. of No. 1308 West Clay Streot.
took place from the home at 4 o'clock
Tho funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Scott,
widow of F. W. Scott, took placa from
No. 2D10V? ? Street at ? o'clock yesterday
afternoon. Tho burial was in Oakwood.
Mrs.'R. F. Ledbetter.
PETERSBURG. VA., Juno 22,?Mr.
Robert,Fulton Ledbetter died this morn?
ing at half-past 4 o'clock at his home
on Market Street.
iMr. Ledbetter was in tho fifty-eighth
year of his affo. Ho suffered an attack
of grip last winter from which he never
recovered and pulmonary trouble set In.
Mr. Ledbetter had carried on the shoo
business in this city for nearly twenty
five years. He was a man of sterling
Integrity and moral worth und was high?
ly esteemed In tho commun My. He Is
survived by a widow, two daughters and
four. sons, ono of whom is Mr. Robert
Ledbetter tho assistant manager of the
Postal Telegraph Company In this city.
The funeral will take place to-morrow
afternoon at five o'clock from Market
Street Methodist Church, of which church
Mr. Ledbetter was ;a consistent mem?
(Special to Tlio Tlmee-Dlepatch.)
TAPPAI1ANNOCIC, VA., June 22.-Geo.
Wm. Gnrnett, Esq., at a rlpo old age,
died at his residence, Cottage Park. Es?
sex county, Va., Thursday night, June
18, 1003, and was laid to rest on Juno
20th In tho family ? cemetery by loving
hands. He married Miss Laura Maria
Spelr, daughter of the lato Robert Spelr,
Brooklyn, N. Y. Since retiring from ac?
tive business in St. Louis Mo., he has
been residing at his beautiful home, Cot?
tage Park, surroundetl by a cultured fam?
ily, devoting himself to writing for period?
icals and magazines and iiterary pur?
suits and to whole-souled hospitality. Mr.
Garnott was a cultured man of the high
est attainments nnd culture and the? high?
est type ot a chivalrous Virginia gentle?
man. He leaves a. widow, son and daugh?
ters of the highest culturo and renne
mont. Tho sorvlccs were conducted br
Rev, F. B. Beale Rev. J, K. D. Dick
son, Rev. John T. Hundley and Rev.
Robt. G.irnett nnd nt the grave literally
covered with a pyramid of June roses ana
evergreens, beautiful tributes were paid
by these gentlemen In addresses of praise
tender lovo and pathos. "Home of the
Soul." and "Rocked In tho Cradle of the
Doep" wero beautifully sung.
(Speclnl to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.')
ROANOKE, VA.. June ?2.?Samuel
Griggs, one of the oldest and moat worthy
citizens of Roanoke, died yesterday after?
noon, aged Seventy-six years. He was
for many years a merchant of Big Lick
and served as moyor several terms. He
was a native of Flos-el, but moved to
Rig Lick when ho wiib a boy. Ho is sur
vlveel hy eleven children, eight sons and
three daughters; all grown. -
Mrs. S. J. Flannagan.
(Special to The TJmes-Dlspatoh.)
LOUISA. VA., June 22.?Tho death of
Mrs. Signora Jordti Flannagan Saturday
night after an illness of only one week,
has deprived this community of a most
lovabln Christian character. She left
a huRband, Air. C. D. Flannagan, with
five small children, and her aged mother,
Mrs, M, J. Paco, whose only child ehe
The Interment was mado In Oakwocd
Cometery this morning.
Wade P. Rutlodge. '
(Special to The Tltacs-Dlspatcb.1
BRISTOL, VA., Juno 22.?Wade P. Rut
lodge, a former well known traveling
salesman, died suddenly of paralysis at
his home near Bristol to-day, aged sixty
Hfs wife and three daughters &\u\-,
Mrs. Lulu Burton.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.) '" ?..
LYNCHBURG, VA., June 22.?Mrs. Lula
Burton, wife of E. Hudson Burton, died
hero to-day after a long illness. She was
a member ot a well-known and prominent
family and was highly esteemed.
Jvliss Salue Wells.
(SpeoWl to U.no Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
PETERSBURG. June 22.?Miss Salile
Wells, a highly esteemed lady, died yes- .
terday at tho home of Marcellus Baxter
In this city. Miss Wells was In the
sixty-eighth year of her age ,and had
been !/i ill health for some time.
The funeral took place this morning
at II o'clock.
' ' ?
GARDNER.?Died, at the resident?? of her par?
ente, 1218 West Cary Street, MARVT LARET
TO, Infant daughter o? Vf. G. and M. A. Gard?
rnnernl from the residence at 8:30 o'clock
acquaintances respectfully Invited to at?
HERRING.?Died, at 2:20 P. M., Sunday, Jane
21, 1003. at tbe residence of her husband,
MARY rOLl^AED, beloTeel wife of George I.
Herring, In the eighty-third year ot hor ?ge.
Funeral from the rwlrtence. No. 2104 East
Grace Street, THIS (Toestlar) MORNING at
11 o'clock. Relatives and friend? of the
farnllr are Invited to attend.
MUNCH.?Died, at hla parent?' reridenee. No.
4?29 Ilamllton Avenue, Cincinnati, O., Snn
day, June 21st, ??0? MllNCB, aged thirty
four yenre, formerly ot Klngan and Com?
pany, ihl? city. __..??.<?.
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