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HE BEARS HIS TITLE
WITH PERFECT RIGHT
Marquis Huntly Is Polish Name?
sake of British Peer, Lord
?T I A MiRtlllMl DE rovrtXM. i
THERE has just passed away at)
Warsaw OBe of th< most notable i
known as the Marquis Huntly. and i
strange thouirh :t may seem to those]
who are aware that th^ head of the |
historic house of Gordon Is that Brit?
ish peer. Eord Huntly, who is also the
premier marquis of Scct'.anfl. his Po?
lish namesake bore his title with per?
fect right and warrant. True, the;
patent of his dignity, dated 1658, did
not bear th? aign-manual of any
Scotch or English r.ul-r. but that of
k ng John Caadaatr of Poland, and la
' >".9?. the Grand Diet of Poland reaf
ti.-med the patent in favor of tht- first
Polish Marquis Huntly'* grand SO tl
John, declaring that he. commanding
a Polish Hussar regiment at the time,
was the only Gordon authorized to bear
the title of Marquis Huntly?in Poland.
The Polish staJrOjBSSBtfl of Huntly are
descended from the f- Ol d S> ..ttish
Marquis of Huntly. who s?t himself
sgsl?1 the mighty Cavenant aas to ight
bravely for Chatted I . being ultimate?
ly beheaded as an adherent ol that
ill-fated monarch in 164? This Scotch)
Lord Huntly had rjv* sons. The eldest. '
George, fell at the battle of Alford.
The second, Jims?, likewise prc-de-J
? eased li<? fat!.er. dytnjr of grief result-,
ing from the death of Charles 1.. to'
whom he was d-voted. Lewis, the;
third son. succeeded his fattier in the;
S.-oti h marqulsatf. and his line even-1
tually became extinct with the death
af the fifth l?uk? of Gordon In l*?t.'
when the <lukt dorn lapsed and trie mar-!
galante went to the descendants of
Charten, the fourth son of the second !
Scotch marquis. It is from him that
the present Scottish Marquis of Hunt- i
Ijr is descended.
The fifth son of the second Scotch'
, marquis was Lord Henry Gordon, and !
[with his twin sister. Lady Catherine'
Gordon, he was taken in his eklMhOOd j
i to Warsaw where they were both
1 bi'ju^ht up as poles. Henry being na
j turallzed nn attaining manhood, and
receiving from King .lohn Casimir the
? Polish Mfcrqulasttc of Huntly. His
! sister, i^ady Catherine, married Count
! Andrew aferaatya, ;;rand treasurer t?f
I Poland, aril on" of the most ce!ai>rateJ
..' Polish poets ?f th's union th'r?
? was an only son. kill-', at th.> *]<-??
j of Namur In IMS. and two daughters
j one af whom married Into the erliste
j ly family of Lubomirski. while the
' other became matrimonially allied to
I the ?tili more famous house of Csar
I torytkl. and was the grandmother of
Stanislas Pon'atowskt. last King- of
This flret Polish Marquis of Huntly
wrote s^me letters, still in existence.
to Charles IT. sinned "Henry Cordon
' de Huntly.'' laying claim to certain
! moneys from ?M estates of his nephew
1 Georre Puke of Gordon, and although
no mention lg made thereof In
"Burke's." BS married and haJ child?
ren and grandchildren, Polish genea?
logical srerkl of recognized authority
. '. nt.tining records of th^lr names,
births and deaths.
His grandson .lohn. In whose favor
the Grand D.et of Poland reaffirmed
the Polish marqulsate in 1699 as above
Stated, had by lil* son Pei.-r. president
of the High <*ourt of JtsStla*. of Po?
land, ? numb, r of grandsons, one of
M Us, Joseph, founded the great Ger
saan military famiiy of Vcn Gordon,
members of which an ta at found in
the Kaiser's arm> and navy to-day.
!l |iei buried in thai Castle of Manen
hurg. Another son founded the Aus
trian Von Qo done and it is on record
that both the Bti'lin and the Vienna
Crown Depart met. tS of Heraldry, wh.le
authorizing them to use the name of
Von Gordon. lUcllatd] to permit them
to style themselves Huntly. on the
CMiii-id that the ? hi -f of their brant h
ol the family still existed as Polish
Marquis of Huntly at Warsaw.
Y :? Polish Marquis Huntly at the
beginning of the nineteenth < entury
achieved fame and distinction as a c.tv.
airy general, and his grandson Kran
. :>', who has just died never mar-led,
so that the Polish line bseottiss ?-x
t.nct. though still represented by the
llSIfSIsdSBil Of the first Polish marquis
in Ge.many and in Austria The Po?
lish marquis, who used identically the
same armorial bearings as his Scotcfi
namesake, including f-.
ttcoj Gordon motto of "Rydand.'? dis- :
posed of his family estate of OjcOW,
in the government ol Kivil
twoaty years ago. making his homo]
thereafter wholly at Warsaw and. like j
his ancestors, was a Roraan Catholic
There Is no house of the British arts- '
toe racy more extensively represented '
among the nobility of Continental
Kurope than that of Gordon The Rus?
sian Gordons have as their ancestoi ;
Patrick Gordon of Auchleuchrtes, In J
Aberdeenshire. who was the rijcht hand .
man of Peter the Great. There was a
Van Gordon, who figured among the
Dutch oftteer? .who surrendered the j
<".i.r>e of Good Hope toeGieat Britain:
something over a hundred >ears ago.!
There was a Gordon who was among
Uta assassins of Wallenstrln, the fam
OOS commander of the Tlilrty Years'
War. There was a Gordon who was J
Governor of Cronstadt, and another]
who won fame as Swedish explorer of j
the Siberian seas at the close of the
The Scandinavian branch of the j
Scotch house of Gordon has ftirmsh'd
many notable statesmen, generals and 1
admirals to Sweden, and not long ago]
there was a Count Gordon who was ad?
ministering one of the principal (tared
lah provinces as Governor, while an- j
other was tilling one of the highest'
offices at court. They are even to be
found in the Spanish and Italian no?
bility, while on this side cf th>- Atlantic
there are many hundreds of perfectly
authentic Gordons in the Vnited States
and In Canada, who are proud to be
able to trace their ancestry to that
Sir Adam Gordon of Strathbogie who
was Grand Justiciary of Scotland at
the beginning of the fourteenth cen?
Although Emperor William has had
but one grand master of his House?
hold since his accession to the thron*-.
? namely. Count Augustus Gusenburg,
his brother-in-law, Prlnc- Frederick
Leopold of Prussia, inspector-general
! ot' the cavalry of the German army.
: has already uscsl up seven, and a new
one, the e.ghth. has Just been appoint?
ed to the office, 1ri the person of Col
! onc-1 Hans von Donop. Among his nr< -
! dee.?ssors have be?-n fount Kanitz.
Major General von Ni'kiseh. Cham be r
| lain von Luck. Count Henekel von
' Donn'-rsmarck. Count Schwerin and
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thr whole breakfa-' ^^^mnXmmtW Bfcr*
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The Diamond Merchant
Seventh and Main Streets
Is the Best and Most Economical
Jewelry Store in Richmond
This is Richmond's Christmas Gift Jewelry Store. Our
years of experience in serving the public has taught us just how
to select the right kind of goods and we have solved the question
of quality and price for our customers. You can't make a mistake
here, for we won't let you. If we sell you once we want you to
be so well satisfied that you will come again and again.
Come Early and Select from Our Big Stock
DIAMOND JEWELRY, WATCHES, SILVER TOILET WARE, BROOCHES,
PENDANTS, LAVALIERES, MESH BAGS,
SILVER TEA SETS, MANICURE SETS, ETC.
HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR EVERYBODY
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The Diamond Merchant 7th and Main Sts.
We Will Deliver
Them When You Say
Major General von Krosigk. They
have earn of them in turn complained
to the Emperor that la spite of their
devotion to the reigning family, they
could not consent to remain con:..x ? d
with the household of Prince Frederick
Le-opokl and that they were in each
instance justi?'-d m their complaints
is perhaps best shown by the fuct tl.at
by order of the Kmperor. Prino- i'. i
erick Leopold la compelled to pay them
by way of pension f.ir che n-maind-r
of their days, the full amount of what
they received when in office as salary
Prince Frederick Leopold is a very
good looking man and a magnificent
horseman, who won the long distance
ride from Berlin to Vienna, in which
the Sneat riders of the German army
took part. But his manners and his
temper are not agreeable. They ar
even less so than those of his Intens? ?
ly irascible father, the so-called "Red
Prince-- Frederick Charlee, the brilliant
general and cavalry commander to
whom Mar.-hal Bazair.e ~-urrerider'-d the
French .stronghold of Hots r. It71
What was. however. In a measure par.
donable Frederick Charles by rea
Eon of his military genius. Ig lees tat?
erabl- in th? case of his son. who has
bo great Berwleee to tha state to his
record Nor Is Prince Frederick Leo?
pold's treatment of hie eossseei nay
more eommendabl? than was that of '
Bid father towards his mother, and th?
Kaiser has on several occasions be. n
? "rnpelled to int. rven? !r. behalf of the
princess, who i.? the Kaiserin
and to eubjert the prince to more or
less severe disctpllna-ry punishment'
such as, for Instance, arrest in his own
Whether the i.ew grand master of I
the prince's hc-jsehold. Colonel von ]
Donop, will keep his place long :s
doubtfu: Indeed, it .s predicted that
aes stay in office will be brief, since-"
r.? ? a man of ffty-two. who has a
keen sense of ate own dlsmlty and who
can at times become quit* as hot-tem?
pered and disagreeable as Frederick
Te*opo!d At any rate, he embarks up- !
an the JsjttBB of th?- grand mastership I
with a full knowledge of all Its dls-J
advantages and of the fate of his pre
de.-er!i.,-v ^tio wag'-s are being made
a* the . otirt of B?-rli!i as to how long
he will last For the past seven v. jr?
and enlef of the m.Ltary hou-ehoM of
fount f'odel Govern<.r-G<-neral ?1
Alss<e-IaorrjIne. and of his prcde.e?.
pas IT:nC' Hohenlohe-Langenbtirg
? ? opvrtght, 1911, by the BrentwcM
('irr par." ?
In City Churchei
C Biese. eCBcrwhM ewtes <? ?BB)
- ? . - ssesl ? ? ? ?e will be see*
*o?tee ee eatesm Bssws By '?*?
'ar ***rtere mt lese I eBwieBew
The s ii jo, i or Kev M. I? r Jeac
lacnlan s sermon at ih? Seventh stre. t
CssTlafsaa t'hur- h this morning wll
Be "Compensation* To-night he will
preach on The Faith That overcomes '
Rer Pan I? Frao. l v the pastor, w?ll
pree-h this morning at t'e Third
< hrlstinn t h .rch Hie subject will
b< "This Gr?-? Aleo To-night the
w ii k? jn?r /.?-e. to ewe at
I he geaSBI I ? -oe|. 1|as
?What N?x?"" el I be the subject eg
It i.i i . ... rrrx-n this
BlsjtJ ..? th? hsi'B" M Cnrftise
M' will epeah to night <>r.
Th' Mar. le-ff Behind
Her Aleianrt. r T Bowser will
press B this saarsdatg ta Use First rat?
terten 0?)ijf,n on the sehten ? A Tw?n
? ?-h ','er.t V ee -r U s -St.on
Rev. B. Lacy H?ge, of tne Immanuel
Baptist Church, wlil prrach this morn?
ing on "Is Christ a Man .'" Ills s'Jh
fact t o -1: igh t srltl he "The Devil's Coun?
terfeit?His Counterfeit Christ gad tils I
Counterfeit Christianity." He will !
answer the usual series of questions ;
before each sermon.
"The Snows of Lebanon ' will be tne '
topic On which Rev. W. J Young Will I
preach thai morn last in Centenary j
Methodist ChUrCB. His topic to-night ,
wili be "Why the Blb.e Gives Da --o ,
Little Detiiiite Information About wie I
Kev. D ft*. Jackson will take tor
the aabjact of h.s morning sermon to?
day la Epworth Methodist C:. jreh "He
member." and for tu-mght The fatt
of the Just." I
The Jew ish Juniors will meet in reg- ?
uiar session this afternoon at 3:31'I
o'clock in the Hahhath ecaeoi rooms ot!
tlx Hn;i Ahabah Tempi e. The feature
of the program will be a debate on CBe
qoeagsaa: "Resolved. That the J?wj
inc*'l>tednese to America exc-eesis i
America's indebtedness to the Jews
he aagta and refreshments.;
Rev SV. J S?or;>- w;ll preach to
night at 8 oY.oek In the Morris Street1
Set Bth-Da\Sj Aaventlst Churc . ills
subject will be 'A Great Reformation
loretold in th? ?ertftturea; to Trans?
pire in the Lust Days"
Cldr-r R. C. Bristow will address the
International Bible Students this ar
t. moon at *:'?',? o'clock in Srolthdea;
Hal: His topic will be "Justification
and ? loaasx ration."
The men's meeting at the Central T.
M. C A. to-day at J'SS o'clock wi'.l r>e
-s.<l by Rev. Paddou: Moghab
lal?. nf Lebanon. JJyrla. the subject or
his talk being "The Syrian Guest " He
wil. appear, as uaua 1. in native coe
The Frar.k T Bat?s Bible Class WUI
hold memorial Service? in the L'n.'on
Station Methodist i'hurch this after?
noon at ^:30 o'clock. The address at
th* oecastan will be delivered ajrJoggte
Bra eat M Wetts, who is president ot
th< Federation of Bib..' Classes. In
addition, there wlli he special musical
selections by Mrs Viola Anderson and
It Lynn Tucker
The closing service of a week ot
pxsvver which ha* been in progress
'iurinir '.he last week under the aus?
pices of the Woman's Foreign Mission
Societies of !h?> Methodist Churcn. wil.
be held to-nigh? In the Laurel .Street
Methodist Church Several of tne con?
ference officers will participate In in?
WILL BE QUEST
IN HIS 010 HOME
President-Elect Wilson to Be
Entertained in House in
Which He Was Born.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Staur.ton. December 7.?The citizens'
committee having charge of the en?
tertainment of Pr. -ident-eiect Wood
j row Wilson gt the time of hta home
! coming, on or about December has
1 officially designated Rev A. M. Fraser,
i D. D . to represent t..e city as host ot
! Mr Wilson in the manse in which. Mr.
j Wilson was bori.. Several citizens
placed their homes at the disposal ot
the commute- . hat it was thougbt
tbe proprieties demanded that air.
[ Wilson should be entertained in t-'e
: home ir: which he was bora, and he
: will sleep in the room in which he
lirs; saw the light
L>r. I raner is one of the auccessois
of Rev Joseph R W l.soa, D D . fa?.
er f Mr. ilsn. In the pastorate ?'
the First Presbyterian Ch -reh, and It
, so happens that was a classmate
j of the President-elect at Davidson
i College for sev? ral years, and thi y
I have kept up their acquaintance,
j The manse has recenly been "done
j over." having been more by accld- ut
j than by design painted white like tue
j future President s residence In \>asr.
! lnston. and it presents a very han-l
I some appearance.
There Is a set of rosewood furnltur
I in the mans- tnat was there whe-i
! Mr. W'l.son was born, which would i ?>
i of considerable value even wltho:tit?t
Interest in Mr. Wilson s coming h.i*
; Increased since he consented to com'.
and ull classes of citizens are >.o-oi
. eratma to maki his stay here a pleas?
ant lacident In his lire Among Use
- hardest workers in arranging for UM
j occasion are prominent Republican:-.
I all partisanship having been displace-!
by patriotism snd civic pride.
Dr. Frsser has accepted the respon?
sibility of host for the occasion.
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Gibson Rye. 8 yean oW
Gibson Rye, 4 years old
Bumgardner Mountain .
So 7. 7-year-<?ld Bourbon.
Old Corn Whiskev
Prnnsy Rye .
Pea- h Brandv
K' itn\4) Sr*?t< 1. Whi?krv
I -br-r- ot IVeWar Whi-kes
It . h I'ish Whiskey
Gordon Dr\ Gin
Dloroso M"dium Sherry
f ,-rktwjrn *?r|ert Port.
We've literally searched the world for best things to eat?and
everything in this great store bears our positive guarantee to be
the best procurable at the prices.
Hun tier 8t Palmer Blacnlta?The
Breakfast, pkg. 15c
Dinner, pkg . 25c
Little Folk., pkg. Jtc
Assorted Sweet, lb. atc
Tea Rusk, pkg.29c
Wheat meal, pkg . 25i
Fatenrite, pkg. . . . 2V
Short Bread. lb. 75c
Ire Cream, lb . Sl.tt
Fancy Packages of Hunt lev &
Tin Lockets .Jtc
Special. ? Regular No 1 Port, for
Hrinkine or cooking, which "wtee
growers war" has beoaght down to
St.lt raUnn r.tu rent red 5 vear? old
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