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CITY AND SUBURBAN
TOWN TOPICS ANO (TRKRXT COMMENT
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Illili*, into .1 lluii-Ifii.
1 eeterday morning about half-past i
o'clock the family of Mrs (lara A. Lester,
living on Twenty-ninth street between
Broad ami Marshall, were disturbed by
hearing an unusual noise in the base?
ment of the house Kacy Letter, a sev?
enteen-year-old son of Mis Lester, picked
Up a glin Which he had loaded with
three buekshot, ami with it went down
to the head of the basement stairs. I'pon
opening the door at the head of the
Steps he saw a light moving about the
basement. The light was |_ the hands
of a negro man, who walked with
it to the passage door and then weill
back. The lamp was burning brightly,
anti shile young Lester "was on the
steps waiting for the burglar to conic
out into the passage he made a slight
noise which attracted the attention of
the burglar. The burglar (ami' out into
the passage, and raising the lighted lamp,
Which he held in one hand, he looked tO*
"ward the step and saw young Letter su?
nni* there with the gun. As BOOH as the
burglar caught sight of the boy he started
towartls him with a hatchet and knife
which he bad been carrying about the
Voting Lester quickly raised his gun
and shot squarely at the burglar's lace.
After the gun was tired thc burglar con?
tinued to advance towards the young
man, who immediately aller the -hooting
?went up the steps ami quickly fastened
the door behind him. A- he did this he
called his brother and told bim to hasten
to the front ol' ihe house, but his brother
not getting therein lime thc burglar made
An examination of the premises reveal?
ed the lad thal the burglar tir-t wein Into
the kitchen, and alter getting what he
Could there bc went lb rough the basement
wintlow in thc dwelling.
The matter was reported lo the police,
ind early this morning Officer. Howard
Whitlock, Hall, Butler, and young Lette]
traced the burglar over to Thirty-second
and o streets, over a quarter oi a mile
from Mrs. Lester's house. They easily.
traeked him thus far by means ot blood?
stains. The burglar bled very freely at
jMrs. Lester's house and along thc street
to Thirty-second and 0. Young Letter
was barely fifteen feel from the burglar
When the gun was tired, ami il is believed
that the three buckshot look effect in Ihe
The burglar left a patrol old shoes and
sonic articles which he had -lulen near
thc basement window. When he ranon!
of the house bc stumbled over thc chairs,
having blood stains upon the furniture
and walls. Young Lester says thal the man
was a mulatto willi little side whiskers,
looking as it he had not shaved for some
time. Thc police made a close search in
the vicinity of Thirty-second an.I 0
Streets, but they were unable to gel any
further traces of tha burglar, lt is be?
lieved that his wound [fl a vcrv serious
one and thal it may lead tu his anett.
Tile l.eiiiii.Hio-Obi (iiiiipaiiy " I " It-JOCita
The annual reunion of old Company I'1
Association look place last night' ai
Sanger Halle. The first in order was thc
election of officers. The following were
re-elected: President, Major Charles IL
Bkinker; Vice-presidents, Captain M. T.
Clarke, Major Thomas A. Brander, and
James N. Boyd, -lr.; Secretary. R. A.
Brock; Treasurer, Rober! H. Gilliam.
Captain Maxwell T. Clarke made a
handsome speech on behalf ot lb*' ollieers.
After thc ciel tion, all present enjoyed
themselves in national games until lu
O'clock, when supper was announced.
This was one ol Seidel's bett It re?
quires no panegyric or peroration. It
was a first-class least.
A beautiful sentiment to " < Mir Dead "
was drunk standing and In silence.
Among the invited guests were Mr. T.
M. Parrish, of Charlottesville, Lieutenant
Thomas N. Carter, of Company K. Messrs.
W. C. Miller, and Samuel Dinton, and
representatives ol' thc pi.
Major Brander, as a member of tbe
Council anl chairman of the Banquet
Committee, proved again that bc was the
right man in the right place.
Two members of the Association have
died since the last meeting. Ira W. Munt
died January 2."ith and Jetee Child died
By t singular coincidence, both of these
gentlemen were pharmacists, and during
the war were each at times connected
with the medical department.
A letter was rend from General Lee
regretting his inability to attend, and
requesting Major Thomas Brander to
fpeak in his behalf.
The reunion was ona of the most
pleasant in the history of the association,
And about midnight all dispersed in good
prder and full of very pleasant thoughts.
Died From ll in Injury.
The colored youth, (Jsorge Brown, who
nearly had his arm pulled olf at the
Tredegar Works Thursday, died from the
effect of his injury at three anti a half
o'clock yesterday morning. His arm was
to have been amputated later in the day,
but he did not live long enough.
* rn rn - ?-.
Bead the Daily Timks.
Till*: COrRTS, YKSTKKIIAY.
.Tohn Johnson. alum Henry Sims, the
colored man who broke into Cohen Bros.
store on Monday night last, was yester?
day sent on to the grand jury on that
charge, making three in all.
Mary O'Connor was sent down to jail
for thc above period for being drunk.
THIKD TO DU HI* ".VIKI..
Thomas Moon* was charged with as
laolting and threatening to kill Isahella
Moore with I han Int Mrs. Moore testi?
fied that her husband came home Thurs?
day about 2 o'clock very drunk and began
U> quarrel with her. sim did ell she could
to pacify him, but he became more vio
lent, anil taking a hatchet from a closet
swore he would kill lier. Fearing that he
would carryout his threat she ran out of
thc room, and in going down the st,.p.
fell headlong to the bottom, badly bruising
her head and face. Sergeant .leter said
that Moore was found on Main Street,
near Scvcnteeth Street, Thursday after?
noon very drunk and was armed with a
hatchet. 'When spoken to Moore said that
bc was looking for his wife lo kill her.
Justice Richardson required Moore to
give bond in the sum of |800foi his good
behavior for twelve months. He was com?
mitted in default.
Supreme Court of Appeals.
Dismal Swamp Land Company against
Macaulev's personal representative.
Roeenberger against Bowen, ami Mor?
ris against Davis. Motions to pul these
causes on privileged dockel refused.
Gardner against Covvardin, &C. Mo?
tion to set aside order of dismission and
reinstate cause refused.
Pettil against Cowherd. Argued by W.
i> Pettit, Esq., for plaintiff in error, and
by .1. .1 A. Dowell for defendant in error,
Bailey against Taylor. Submitted.
Marbury against Staunton. Argued by
Judge W. Willoughby for appellant, and
by George A. Mushback for appellee, and
.lames Allen, charged with breaking
and entering in the night time thc head?
quarters ol' thc Salvation Army, and
stealing a sum of money, thc property of
Mrs. Captain Glover,was tried and ac?
Frank W. Banks, indicted for felony,
was tried and acquitted
Tobias Thomas (colored), charged with
illegal registration. Pleaded guilty and
was sentenced to one year in jail and lined
A I'l-ovi.lent inl Pistol.
Yesterday morning Roberl Drown waa
before thc Police Coiiii charged with
trespassing upon the property of and
abusing and attempting to assault a parly
hy the name of Hanna, lianna wai also
charged with abusing and attempting to
assault Prow n.
From the evidence it seemed that Brov, n
had charge of a force ot bands who were
laying city water-pipes, from Thirteenth
lo Seventeenth streets, in ihe Valley. In
order to do this ii wa- necessary to la]
ihe pipes through the creek, near Wash
i nj ti m street. To accomplish this, half ol'
the creek had to be dammed al the tillie
-o a- lo (liable Die men to dig thc dilcli.
In doing this Brown used a stum* from
oil Hanna's land. Hanna objected to
this and began damning Drown. Drown
returned like for like, lianna drew a
knife and advanced Upon Drown; Drown
retaliated by producing a pistol and com
mended Hanna to drop the knife which
he did. Tbc parties then retreated and
secured warrants for each oilier.
.Distict* Richardson dismissed butti
cases upon the payment of costs.
Drown said that his pistol was lying in
his desk drawer at his office, BO he
thought 'nc would lake it down to the
creek and tin- oil' the loads in it. lb*
-seemed t<? be very much impressed by the
fact that ii was tin* work of Providi nee,
and that he was unconsciously taking
steps to preserve his own life. Owing to
thc fact that Drown testified against him
as to tbc carrying of concealed weapons.
the police justice did not go&nto an in?
vestigation of thal cha'
"CA Vi 11.i.i:."
A Tribute in Miss Nun Leer,
Miss Von Leer received the following
pretty note at Norfolk, referring t<> her
performance of ''Camille." Tin* trans
lation which wc give loses tin* elegance
ol' the original, but gives an idea ot i
French gentleman's style :
"A French officer of marines on board
the frigate Mineva has been charmed
with your performance of Camille.
"To an infinite natural grace you bring
the talent that only the great Sara Bern?
hardt could excel. 1 regret that a short
stay al Norfolk does not permit the pleas?
ure of seeing you in other retet, but I
hope, with mOSl agreeable expectations,
to have thc happiness of seeing Miss l/on
Deer during a cruise southward at New
"Deign to accept, Mademoiselle, this
compliment from a
Camille will be played at the Theatre
to-day; to-night, the great farewell bill,
"Corsican Brothers" and "Our Boys."
What Kveryhoily Says.
The following is a verbatim extract of
a letter received at thc Ti mks office, and
is but a fair sample of many similar
"To the Times:
" * * * Everybody here is delight?
ed with the Ti mks, and we hear nothing
but praise, lt is so bright, fresh, ana
lively; so nice to look at; so pleasant to
read that it must be a success. * * #
"J. M. H."
PERSONAL PARAGRAPHS, MINOR MEN
THIN, AND SMALL MATTERS.
'Kin* Newsot < lu* 1 >;ty I lui Nm 1 I )own
and Servt'il l'l? in ('on
With so many convicts at work all of
Sidney will soon be as level as a die.
The elegant organ al the new Park*
Place church was sold by Walter I).
Moses A Co.
W. W. B. Gtltgher, Of the Charlestown
(West Va.) Fm-I'nns, and Hon. C. T
OTerrall are in the city.
What might have been a severe fire was
yesterday morning extinguished on Blair
st reel without serious lott.
The week of prayer for the Young
Men's Christian Association will be Open?
ed to-morrow al Kark-Klacc church.
Hollywood is visited every fair day by
many people in search of autumn leave-.
of which many beautiful mies abound.
Mr. W. C. Taylor, city editor of the
-Vale newspaper, and Mrs. Taylor have
returned from a pleasant visit to Phila?
Many of the Richmond pulpits will to?
morrow lr- occupied by distinguished <Ii
vincs now in attendance on the Pretbyte
A runaway horse knocked down lome
fencing and created other damage on .les
?amine street Thursday evening. No
The Committee on Grounds ami Build*
ings will hultl their regular weekly meei
in- in ihe city engineer's office to-night
at 8 o'clock.
Thursday night Henry Jones, who live
on 1 he eXtl'.'llie end ol' Kev eI'ly street, wa?
st rink on the head by rt stone thrown by
an unknown party.
Mr. George W. Warren has been elected
treasurer of the Brotherhood of the
Episcopal church In Virginia,vice Mr. A.
Y. stokes, resigned.
On ami aficr next Monday the train
fruin Washington due here ai 9:06 P. M..
will run through to Jacksonville, Pla.,
leaving the Inion depot daily at 9:85 P. M
Thursday nighl at the North Fourth
street chapel Rev. W. ll. Tyree, ul' Rich?
mond College, preached an able and elo
quent sermon, which gave great satisfac?
tion to a large audience.
Kev. E. C. Gordon, Of Salem. Ya., wini
is in attendance upon the Synod, is (\
peeled iu preach at the Soldiers' Home|
to-morrow evening. Mr. Gordon Ia an
old Richmond boy ami a gallant ex-How*
The funeral of George Hirsch, whose
Budden death from bean disease wu
noted in Thursday's State, took place yes
terday evening from St. Mary's Catholic
Company A (the Grays), First Virginia
Regiment,had their regular, weekly drill
last night In the hall "ii the first Boor of
the Armory. Tiny attracted much atten
lion by their proficiency In the manual
ami soldierly bearing.
Last night was s dark, rainy, and dui
agreeable one. and new- bunting ?
bv no means pleasant task. The Times
reporter, however,scoured the town fruin
Reservoir Btreel to Bird in Hand, v, ith
the result to be found In these column-. |
Mr. A. Seka, ol Washington, who was
uiie uf the guests at the Chamber of Com?
merce Thursday night, returned here yes?
terday. Thi- is the tenth anniversary of
ihe opening of the house of A.. Salts A
( u. in this city.
(aid- arc mn fur tin marriage of Mi ?
Edith Edna Allan and Mr. Frank ll.
(rump. The ceremony will take place
at Grace-street Baptist church aext
Wednesday, at 5 o'clock. The bride is g
daughter of Colonel Edgar Allan.
Thc lint Bpi Virginia wen- d
vertised to be sold at public auction yes
terday at 1 o'clock in front of the office
ot Mr. N W. Bowe, real-estate agent;
but, in consequence of the rain, the sale
ha- been postponed Indefinite.}.
Little Sister-' lair.
Thc Fair for the Little Sisters1 of the
Poor still continues to drat* well. Whilst
many article- have been disposed of, there
are yel many desirable ones left. In
view uf this tact it baa been determined
tu run the lair over into next week, al
though the weather last ulghl was foul,
still the ClOWd Wtfl a very fair one.
The leading vote on the different arti
I ll - w as as fuliuw -
Turquoise ring, Miss Mamie Hun
ford, 78; vestments, Rev J. K. Slattery,
1450; speakinc doll, little Mamie Black,
72; gold chalice, Rev. Katini' William,
874; punch bowl, First Regiment Drum
Corps, 181 : plush chair, Mrs. Chataigne,
?titi; gold-headed cane, George D. Wise
The Crays attended in full uniform,
and did much tu enliven the scene. Don't
forget to give the Little Slaters i call and
help a good cause.
( timiiiiiii Council.
This body mel al * o'clock, Mr. Bethel
in the chair. Mr. Starke pres,med i(?.
report and accompanying ordinance,
which, on motion Ol Mr. Amnions, -fas
adopted. Adjourned, 8:10.
There was nu meeting <>f ihe Board of
Aldermen as called last night,for want of
The case of Cordon M, Doggett, for
malicious prosecution, was dismissed in
the Circuit Court yesterday.
THE OLD NTOKV.
ile flambled with His Employer's Money.
For several days past humors have
been afloat that a bookkeeper in a cer?
tain establishment on Main street had
left the city with a large amount of
money belonging to his employer. Yes?
terday morning it was generally known
that the person referred to was Walter E.
Hoge, bookkeeper for James H. Blain,
real estate agent, and it is stated that lu?
is short in his accounts upwards of
Last week Mr. 0. Herbert Funstan,
who has charge of the rent department.
noticed credits in his ledger which had
been made by Hoge, and he called Mr.
Flam's attention to it. Mr. Flam there?
upon examined his nash hook and found
that no entry had been made to corres?
pond with the entry in the ledger. Sus?
pecting that lomething was wrong, he
employed an expert bookkeeper to exam?
ine his hooks. As soon as Hoge heard of
Ibis he went to Mr. Flam and Confessed
that he had taken the money and made
tin- entries t<? keep from being discovered.
Ile also acknowledged that he haid taken
a great deal more, and he furniscd Mr.
Finn a Statement showing that he had
taken between thirteen and fourteen hun?
His father, hearing that he was short in
his accounts about fOOO, went to several
friends, and -informed them of In's son's
trouble, and they agreed to make the
shortage good. Hut when Mr. Flem pre?
sented them with thc statement of young
Huge, and teeing that the amount was s()
large, and besides there wen- Indication!
ot forgery, they refused to have anything
to do with thc matter.
Hoge has not been seen in thc city
sim,* Monday, and it is thought that he
left thc city. Hoge is a young man.
about twenty-five years of agc, and has
been in the employ of Mr. Flam tor aev
era! years. Ile saya that he lost the
money by gambling. D has n,?t yet been
ascertained what thc amount of -shortage
will foot up.
Baeeeu ttt-end Him.
Mi-. D. F. White,the assistant secretary
? d' the 5foung Men's Christian Associa?
tion and a member of Pine-street Paptist
church, will leave Richmond early nexl
week for Chambersburg, Pa., to assume
the duties ol' general secretary of the
Young Men's Christian Association of
that town. He has earned many wann
friends during hi- connection with thc
Richmond Association, who earnestly
wish him much BUCCesi in his new ami
Fast niLr 111 at Pizzini'a up-town place
Mr. White w aa tendered a complimentary
slipper by some ol' hi- friend- ol' thc
Christian Association. Plates wen* laid
for twenty-two. The supper was gotten
up in first-class: -ivie by Mr. Frank D.
Burke, and was voted a success. Happy
remarks were made by various gentlemen
and by the guest ol' the evening. Messrs.
(llarke, Willis, and other- of ihe commit?
tee deserve credit for the entire success of
'Iii.- M.i ii-li mell Boycott.
In thc case of Baughman Brothel
The Richmond Typographical Union,the
defendant! entered a demurrer to the
plaintiffs declaration. The case wa
argued bj Messrs. A. B. Guigon and W ii
liam F. Royall for the plaintiffs, and
closed by Mi. (hail. \ Meredith forthe
Judge Wellford too', the papers in the
case. Up to ibis time there ha- been
much important business transacted and
a number of others are yet io be heard.
Ile.Oh ni Cen. ral Et. D. lilley.
? om ral I!. D. Lilley died yesterday
celling at M. Luke's Home. After he
was struck with paralysis Tuesday night
he never rallied. Oeneral Lilley wai ai
the time of his attack th( guest of Hr. J.
i' Swords, at Ford- Hold. That gen?
tleman and many Other friends were un
ir: iii their attention io him before
death. The remain- were taken to Staun?
ton last night at 6:20 o'clock.
Thc deceased was a gallant brigadier in
Jackson's corps and lost an arm in the
war between ihe stales. He wis one ol'
the best ol men. and hi- -ad fate will bc
generally deplored. The funeral will
take place Sunday.
I lie I'reslc, t>-i lui s*. nod.
Notwithstanding thc bad weather last
night, the First church was weil ulled.
M.' \i F. Fem'- :?:? -ided at tin- organ,
VD Clapp being indisposed. Tin- ladies
of the choir were in place and, with the
oilier- in thc audience, deserve to rank as
brave women. Thc subject considered
we- itu* endowment of the chair of the
English Dillie in thc Union Theological
Seminary. Thc question was ably pre?
-cut.-<| by Kev S. Taylor Martin and
?? tSocial tilaaa.'* Popular.
Large and delighted audiences greeted
the presentations of the drama Social
Dla--" St Corcoran Hall Thursday and
last nights. The rendition waaexcellent,
well meriting thc applause which S I
liberally given. Each character was well
sustained throughout, and to make spe?
cial mention of any one would be to do
injustice to thc rest They Were [he best
-performances by -smateurs ever given in
Meeting of I len tn I Kunnin, rs.
The State Doard of Dental Fxaiuiners
will meet in this city, at Ford's Hotel,
Tuesday, November H'.th. at 1<> A. M., for
organization and the transaction of other
bnslneee. The Hoard || composed of the
following gentlemen: Dre. J. R. Wood?
ley, Norfolk; W. W. H. Thackston, Farm
ville ; .lames .lohndon. Staunton ; Charles
A. Mercer, Kichmond; (leo. A Sprinkle,
Culpeper; W. F. Norris, ('linrlotteaville.
Subacribe for the Daily Times.
Proclamiritlon bj OoTernor I.--*-.
Wu erf. as Hin Excellency, the Presi?
dent of the United States, has designated
Thursday, the 15th of November, to be
observed ns a day of prayer and thanks?
Now, therefore, I, Fit/.hiigh Kee, Gov?
ernor of Virginia, do hereby request the
people of this State to assemble on that
day around their family altar-, and in
tneir respective places of worship, to
render thanks to Almighty God for the
many benefits they have received at His
hanoi during tht year, whose deepening
shadows point to its approaching end
Let us beseech Him to continue His gra?
cious favor to this Commonwealth, that
the happiness of our people may lie pro?
moted, and that the "wonderful works
tlone tO the children of men" may be duly
acknowledged. Let as reverently pray
Him to bring to the distressed, relief; to
the afflicted, comfort; to the oppressed,
hope, and to all, His mercy; for we be
In vc "His mercy endureth forever."
Given under my hand and the letter
seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond,
this the tenth day of November, eighteen
hundred and eiirhty-six, and in the one
hundred and eleventh year Of the Com?
monwealth. Fmiri.ii Lbs.
I Seal.] By the Governor.
H. W. Kl.OlKNOY,
Secretary of the Commonwealth.
Mr. A. B. Duesberry superintendent of
st reel lamp-lighten yesterday at I 16
o'clock received order- nut tu light the
lamps last night. Thc reasons are brief
necesaary improvements were bein-- made,
and the stoppage was ? necettity.
?Lim. m. to. 91.00.
Cents' lace, button, and Congress shoes,
CUt seamless and sewed, for $1.99 at
SPBKCB, Tv uki: & (lo
815 Batt Broad street
lt ls ? I I. I
thai Dr. David's Cough Syrup ls perfectly
harmless and the most effective cur
I -. i 'olds, Bronchitis, < froup,
known. Don't take any of the "just as-good'
(so-called) cough cures ,.tiered you because
they cost the seller less, bul insist rt bav
David's < !ough Syrup.
aught to be without a bottle of thal best ol
family remedies, Dr David's Cough Syrup.
WANTED, two energetic men of
push and good address for can?
vassers. Apply tl Times office.
\ \ r ANTED, FOR A < I STOMER,
lucated North of Broad Btret I between
Twelfth and First, will pay from $8,000 to
no 18-21 K B. CHAFFIN & Co.
r ANTED, owners of * itv Kcal I
I tu know
i; B. t BAFFIN iS CO
have Bold a number of Houses and
Kuls in the past sixty days, and have
daily calls for city Improved and anim*
proved property. no I
l/n R R E N T -SEA KK'AK NEW
houses on Ross street, between
Fourteenth and Mayo containing 6
rooms each, with gas, bath, and all mod?
ern Improvements These houses are in
first-claes order. Rent moderate. Apply
tu li. K CHAFFIN & CO.
** EORGE A AINSLIE & SONS,
I (NOS. 8, 10, and 12, Tenth. St.)
OARKIAGE Bl il DERS.
Any style of < 'adage built to order, an I all
kinds ot rei .ai i'i 11.: done at lowest pi
no l3D&W-2m Kb HMOND, VA.
Mt I I I WI 18.
QTATE KK\ EN I K <>KKI< K. 13
JO Eleventh street, Richmond, October
? Tax-bill ti are no**
ready, and cm be paid al this offlce. I
bills uupai.I December 1st thepenaltv will be
added, and the bill- given to thecoUecti
S G TINSLEY,
no8*lw \ ? ; .. -.-r.
80 N. Liberty Street, Wilmore, Md.,
the well-known physician and Burgeon, and
the oldest reliable specialist (regular
graduate! in Baltimore city,
From 25years experience in hospital and
special practice, gtia**antees a permanent cure
in all /;?*?'./'** DtttHUet, both Sexes. Skin dis?
order's, Blood poisons, strictures and all dis
ifthe Urinary Organs, Married ot Sin?
gle men troubled with Organic or Eervout
Weakneu, Impotency (loss ,.** sexual power),
Night Emitsions. premature decoy, ream of de
velopment, tte., should not fail toconsiutthe
Bteeni or Chronie f'rethml Dtosasts noa!
tiv.'iy cared in 8 to 6 days, and tb*- poison
entirely eradicated from the system without
the use of Mercury or Caustics,
('oiisultation free ami * oiitidential.
Spedal treatment for ladies Deeding modi
Medicine**: sent to any ai ld ress. Call or
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