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TOWN TOPICS AM) CI RRENT COMMENT
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Ciiuvch-Yiird The Electric
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SEND A rOSTAI.-l AKO OKMAKK COMPLAIN'T
IN 1'KUSON AT 1 UK OFFICE, Wtt AUK OK
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AID US IN THIS KNDKAYOIi.
AFTKK CLOUDS, Bl N8HINK,
The laical Weaalaaaal It'-port mi.l I'rol-n
The Warrock-Richardson Almanac pre?
dicted rain for yesterday. At thil Writing
the prediction bas not been verified.
Monday it was cloudy, witb light rains
allday. Tbat night about 8 O'clock a Steady
shower set in, and continued for some
hours. Thone who attended tbe Mozart
murif'd' came in for a full benefit, as it
was raining in torrents about tbe li.uir of
the closim: of tbe operetta,
Soon after this tbe atom abated
slightly, and it waa still drizzling at ::
o'clock yesterday morning when tbe
weary workers on Tm TlMEl wended
Y.-terday'spredictions via Washington
were for "light rains, witb no decided
chance in temperature; southerly winds."
It was murky until about b o'clock) A. M..
wbi n tbe -un caine out, iind it continued
shining very beautifully. Tbe weather
was, however, sultry ami oppreaalve.
At leaat two expectant brides gladly
bailed the sunlight. Monday night then
ajpirita were somewhat dampened. They
thoutrbt of tbe adage?
?- Happy de bride the min ahinea on.*'
and wished tbat tbe "clouds would roll
Avery coln wave wai Monday nighl
reported in tbe Weat,travellingeMtward,
but it cleared up after 111i< 1 ni<_r11T, The
weather may be eleni and cold to-day.
The new moon comes in to-morrow at
fctt p. M. Tbe probabilities are for
changeable weat ber for tbe next M-ven
days. In tbe leal quarter of tbe Novem?
ber moon tbe probabilities were for rain
the latter pail ol' tbe week, and this was
Tbe dav's length is now H bom- and
55 minutes. The -un rise*, at T o'clock
and sets at 4:54. Thc moon rises at 5:38
As will be seen.the weather predictions
received by telegram to-day indicates
rain, 'followed by colder weather, with
areeterly winda; and to make the predic?
tion good it is rainiim us these last line
A Ol I KT AM) HAPPY. WEDDING.
Mu rr i;i ne of Mr. Leoine \V. .lotiiison ami
Iflaa l.nueiiia Itirchell.
jfeeterday evening at 8:15 o'clock at
the residence of Mr. and Mrs. .lohn C.
Andrews, No. io? Wea! Main street. Mr.
George \V. Johnson and Mi-- Eugenia .1.
Birchett were happily married. Rev. Dr.
Churchill .1. Gibeon, of Petersburg, a
former pa-tor of the bride- family, per?
formed the ceremony. Messrs. R. T.
Johnson and 1'. Lafayette Wade acted a
Tbe bride was tastefully attired in a
rich and becoming traveulng^auit, and
carried a lovely bouquet Tbe uroom
was dressed for an evening wedding
Tbe ceremony was witnessed by a num?
ber of the friends of the families of the
bride and gKMStJDL Among others pre-cut
were Captain Smith, of tbe < dd Dominion
Steamship Line; Messrs Georg
Vashon..lohn A. Pizzini, Leroy E. l?r..wn,
James T. Vanghan, Lesley Wot, and Mr.
James Lanier, of Petersburg. There were
many beautiful and useful presents. Af?
ter tin- ceremony the guests repaired to
the dining-room, where an elegant colla?
tion was spread, under the supervision of
thecjianninghoeteee, Mra. Andrews (sif?
ter of the bride).
After many COnglaUulationa Mr. and
Mrs. Jobnaon took the Chesapeake and
Ohio train it 8:10 P. M. for old Point.
From thence they will ito to New York Ly
Steamer, and expect to extend their trip
to Niagara Falls.
A number of friends were at thc depot
to bid them hoi, Mf/Oj**-**, and they have the
best wishes of other* for a life ol
ll-il'Sini; thc Almshouse.
Lavinia Davis and Lizzie Anderson
(bMh colored) were arrested yesterday
chartred with Stealing bedding and bed?
clothes from the colored Almshouse.
The steward was informed of the fact
that Davis had been Stealing and accu-ed
her of it. She owned up, and made a
statement Implicating Anacreon, search
warrants were sworn out and executed
by **'erureant Tomlinson and Policeman
Janies. Some of the stolen Lroods were
found in the house of each party and
they were placed under arre-f. The two
Women bau been employed as nurses.
Poetotth ?? To-morrow.
Thursday, 85th instant, being Tbank
ving-Day, the Poetofflce will observe
Undavy hour-, and bc open for delivery of
mail only from 4 to 5 P. M. Carriers
will collect from street-boxes nt 1:45 P.
ONE OF THK FAMOF8 FIRM.
Heath of Mr. Alexander Scott.
Mr. Alexander Scott died in Ashland
Monday. Mr. Scott waa a native of Scot?
land ami came to Richmond at an early
age Ile married a niece of the late
Thomas Sampson. He was for some
years bookkeeper with the well-known
'iron foundry timi of Sampson, Pea A Ca
In 1802 be war* admitted as a member of
the linn and continued as such until it
was dissolved by the destruction of tim
works on BVaV-nation-day. April A, 1868.
The foundry was one of the oldest in
Richmond, was one of the city landmarks,
and was located OH the square bounded
by Canal and By rd and Fifth and sixth
Streets. During thc war they did an im?
mense business for the Confederate Gov
eminent. The members of the linn id
that lime were Thomas Sampson, .lames
Pee, John G. Andrews, and Alexander
Only Mr. Andrews is now living. Mr.
Scotts "mst residence in Richmond was on
Laurel street, south <>f Spring. At that
time but few houses had been built in
that section. 'Lb.- house was afterwards
owned by Mr. .Lisper Hall. Mr. Scott ami
Mr. George J. Hooper, Br., were lom/ tbe
pioneers in that section.
The deceased was greatly respected,
and was for ii time assistant postmaster
An Aged suiiclilc.
Coroner Taylor WU called yesterday to
Bl Sophla'l li onie to v lew the body ot an
old colored woman?Louisa Pynl?who
Committed suicide by jumping out of a
window in the top story of the building.
The deceased was about eighty veal's of
age, and for some time past her mind had
been impaired, Snd she imagined th.-it she
could liv like a bird. The Mother Supe?
rior of the institution told the coroner
thst after she had retired last night one
of the Little Sisters visited the room and
found her in bed and the window dosi d
Yesterday morning aboul 5 o'clock Mr.
.lames Moore, the dairyman, was passing
through the yard, when his attention WM
attracted by' an object lying upon the
ground. IP* went up to it With his bin
tern, and discovered the dead body of Un?
colored woman. Louisa Byrd, lt is aup
posed that she gol up during the night,
and thinking that -hr could fly, lumped
out of the window with fatal result.
Death of a Well-Known l.aily.
Mrs. Elizabeth Gentry died Monday
night at Ki o'clock at the residence of hel?
son, Mr. Richard Gentry, So. 1814 West
beigh street. Deceased vv BS si ricken vv ith
paralysis some weeks ago and never ral
[led. She bad been a resilient of this city
for many years, and was the widow of
the late Patrick ll. Gentry. Mrs. Gentry
was held in the highest esteem by a large
.circle of friends. She leaves one s(,n and
three daughters, one of whom is the wife
of Justice c. W. Tyler.
Death of ii (moil Citizen.
Mr. Ii. II. Agee, who died a short time
since near Columbia, Pluvanna county,
was one of the best citi/eiis ol' tPat Mr
lion. In every relation of life, whether
in public or private station, he fully dis?
charged ever] trust contiided to him. Ile
wes the father of Mr. P '? Agee) a former
well-known resident of Richmond.
Petition fm- Alien's Pardon.
A petition for thc pardon of W. A. Al?
len was circulated in thc Hustings Court
Allen is the Salvation-Army convert
who Wiis convicted hist week of stealing
$80 from Captain Glover, and sentenced
to the penitentiary for live years,
The petition is from the prisoner's fa?
ther. Judge Atkins recommends that his
punishment be commuted to six months
in jail. Coinmonwealth's Attorney Witt
concurs in Judge Atkins's recommends
tion. The petition is also signed by W.
P. Lawton, clerk of the court, and his
deputy; Sergeant .1. C. Smith and his
three deputies, who, with the preceding
gentlemen, constitute all the oilicers of
N'-irgltlioriiig Mates !.. | -,. Their liillu
At ii meeting of the Board of Directors
of the Chamber of Commerce held yester?
day afternoon to receive the report from
the Committee on Outward Trade, the
sum of $880 was appropriated to pay the
expenses of Colonel Prank C. Bulli n to
various business centres In the different
Western States in direct communication
with us. Colonel Kutlin goes in the in?
terest of the .lames River Improvement,
ami thc object of his trip is to Influence
Hie congressional representatives of the
several States to usc their best endeavors
towards thc accomplishment of the de?
The Golden Chain.
At a meeting of Anchor Podge, No. 8,
Order of Golden Chain, the following
officers were elected: Commander, c. v.
liargamin ; Vice-Commander, W. C. Cia
ham: Assistant Commander, W. II. Par
ret!: Secretary, Alexander w. Pearce'
Collector. S. Steinlein ; Treasurer. Thom?
as N. Randier; Prelate, Albert Wilie
Guide, R. E. Cox; Guardian, James w
Candler; Sentinel. Charles W. Ragland ;
Trustees, William P. Smith, R. IP Willis,
and Albert Witto. The installation of
these oilicers will take place the second
Monday in December.
A I'll a*miit Kuti i tiiiiimeiit.
At the Christian Association parlors
to-morrow evening there promises to be
a most agreeable entertainment. It em?
braces an evening of reading by Mi
Thomas Nelson Page, author of "Merse
(han,' ??Mch Lady." I >V Mr. \\ . S.
Henning will render melodics of many
lands on the piano. Membership tickets
admit the holder and one gentleman
THE TOTAL VOTE.
Th** Vote of th-* 8t?t?* ny I)l*?trlcU In the
Latte i;n< 1 lou.
The State Hoard of Canvassers met
yesterday and completed the work of can?
vassing the vote for Congressmen, with
the following result :
First District: Thomas Croxton I Dem.),
10.696; T. II. Hailey Brown (Rep.), 13,061 i
George T. Carrison, 1.
Second District i Marshall Parks (Dem),
!?,!?!?:?; George E Rowden i Rep.i, 15,497 ;
.lohn E. Farrell. I ; John E. Lawrener. I;
H. c. Marshall, i : IL H. DeClay, l ; WH
liam Lamb. 1 ; Harry Libby, 1 j C. V\.
Third District: George D. Wise (Dem.i,
14.001. Edmond Waddill (Rep.), 13,549s
W. H. Mullen, lb: J. W. H. Newton, Il;
Hill Carter, 1 ; .lohn Wi-c, 1.
Fourth District : Mann Page (Demi,
6,388; William E. <biincs (Rep i, 14,706;
Joseph P. Evana, 1 : Timothy Rives, 1 ;
.lanie*. D. Brady, 1.
Fifth District: George C. ('abell
(Dem.i, 9,61 I; .b-hn R. Brown (Rep),
Sixth Di-triet : Samuel Griffin (Dem.),
9,030; Samuel I. Hopkins (Labor can?
didate), 9,470; Henry Rowen, 1; John R.
John-oii, 1; John E. Penn,5; Samuel J.
Seventh Diatrict. (diaries T. 0'Ferrall
(Dem.), 11,580; John E. Roller (Ind.),
10.spi; William R. Alexander, ti.
Eighth Diatrict i W. H. F. Lee (Demi.
9,836; W. C. Elim (Rep.), 7,374; Frank
Tenth District i Jaine*. Runufardner, Jr.
i Dcm.'. 11,821 ; Jacob Yo-t, 13,075; Wil?
liam R. Pettit. 1 . ".laco," 1 : J. Randolph
Tucker, 1 : William A. Burnett, 1.
From the Ninth district all the returns
are in except tho-e from Ruchanaii
county. Thej wei.- tent here by the
clerk ol' that cnn ty without being -ealed,
a- required by law,so thc Hoard returned
them with direction- lo forward the vote
ot lluchaiian in accordance with the law.
In thia diatrict, omitting the vote of Bu?
chanan county, Henry Bowen (Rep.) re?
ceived 18.497 rotes; IL R. Henry (Dem.),
9,927, and C. P. Trigg, I.
The total Democratic vote as counted
wa- 102,221. Total Republican rote,
122,080. Republican majority, 19,759.
This includes a- Republican the 9,470
rotes received by Hopkin-, Labor candi?
date in the Sixth diatrict,and the 10,816
received by John F. Roller i:i the Sev?
lt is estimated that over 85,000 Demo
crats staved away from the poll-.
Richmond Theological Seminary.
This tlouiisbiiiLr institution tor colored
theological student- ha- been reorganized
under it- new charter,
At the meeting Secretary Morehouse
and W. A. Cauldwell, of New York, and
James h. Holmes, A. F. Dickinson,Rich?
ard Wells, and ll. K. Ellyson, ol' Rich?
mond, were in attendance. The businesa
transacted wm principally routine, though
important steps were taken which will
doubtless Increase the usefulness <>f the
Thc following were added to thc Hoard
of Trustees i Rev. George < looper, D. D..
of Richmond, Vi.; Ret \. Bingi, Jr., of
Manchester. Ya.-. < leorge IL Quincy, Esq.,
of Boston, Mass., and C. J. Pickford, of
Lynn. M i
The following offlceri were appointed
by thc Board: Rev. II. L. Morehouse. I>
li., president : Rei. James IL Holmes,
vice-president: Ret .C. H. I Jorey, D. D..
treasurer, and Rev. George Cooper, D. D .
The professor- in the Institution remain
The Board adjourned to meet in May
in the city of Richmond.
New Behool lluil.lii.i;.
The Congregation of St. Mary'** Catho?
lic church on Marshall atreet will in a
short time proceed tO erect a large school
building on the lol weal of the church.
The building will be tWO -tories, stock
brick, with granite and terracotta trim
minga, with a front of fifty-two feet, ex?
tending back one hundred feet, < billie
ground door will be four large claaa
rooms eighteen by thirty-seven feet re?
spectively, with a six foot hall extending
through the building. Aero-- the front
will be B -tair-ci-c hall, with two broad
stairway- lending to the floor above. <>n
the second tloor w ill bc a large hall forty
four by seventy-five feet, curb ca liing
twenty-five-foot pitch. In the rear of
the hall will be a stage and drea
room*-. The estimated coat of this Im?
provement la 612,000
io ..u More Boh bed.
Thieves entered C. W. Baton's drug
store, comer Pine and Albemarle street-*,
between 8 and I o'clock ye-terday morn
' lng, Entrance was effected by cutting i
; hole above the bolt in the blind and draw?
ling it Dick. The glaaa wai broken out,
j and the window unla-tencd. The patent
I cash-drawer wm forced open and about
seventy-five centa In caah obtained. Some
other -mall articles were also taken, in?
cluding several do/en of Dr. David's
II uiiy .1 hiv.
In the ca-e of Anthony F. Hulcher, in
the Hustings Court yesterday, charged
I with allowing unlawful gaming In bia
bar-room, the ei (dence wai submitted and
thc jury retired to their room about 1
: o'clock. At 2 o'clock they came In tO COU 1*1
and -tated that they were unable to ..
They wire lent back to their room, and
being unable to igree it ?! o'clock, coori
wa- adjourned until I 80. At that hour
they had arrived at no rerdict, and Were
adjourned over until 10 o'clock this
Richmond ami Wost Point itock.
West Point Terminal stock resterdiy
opened ai TT and dropped to 14. It closed
at 75f. It dosed at 76*1 Monday.
OF THE HKAH.
Sketch of an Old Graveyard.
A few days aince, while hunting in
llanover, Messrs. John K. Hooper and
William (>. Saunders came across a very
Among the inscriptions were the follow?
"Nathaniel Turner. Pled April-'7, 17H5; aged
"Samuel Turner, Died 1785: aged ll years.'
"Elisabetta Turner, Died June I", Pw."
?? mu.ired Turner, Died Maj SI, tem11
lt appears to basti been a burial place
of the Turner family. The dates of the
burials varied from 1?S.*> to 1818.
The existence of this ground WSJ un
known even to the present owner. Mr.
Peter .lone*-, until a few years ago. It is
situated in the Wakefield woods, near
Piping Tree Ferry. Piping Tree Ferry
is itself a pkiee of historic note, as it was
under an immense tree near this place
thal some of the gentle savages of the
early days of Yirginia smoked the pipe
Of peace. In this ancient graveyard are
to bc seen some mammoth trees tlint have
grown up since it has disused as a ceme?
Took His Whole Outfit.
Adelaide Hicks fcolOfSd) wa-* lodged in
the Third station-liouse yesterday on the
Charge Of Itealing a gold watch and chain,
a coat, pair of pants, shoes, vest snd shirt,
all of the value of x7m the property of
The robbery was committed in July
hist. Adelaide took the property from
Holmes' room, put on the pants and coat,
and walked out.
Nothing WSJ heard of her until !;is|
week, when she showed up in Fredcrieks
burg in jail. Sergeant P. P. Dulce went
after her ami brought her down yesterday.
Adelaide is the same woman who
about eighteen months age was tried for
burglary ami lentenced to five years'
imprisonment in the penitentiary. She
was disguised as a man. and gave the
name of Henry Pee. In the jail it was
discovered that she was ii female and
that the crime had been committed for
the sole purpose of joining her husband,
who was in jail. Her sentence was com?
muted, and she was discharged from
custody last Manh. In Predericksburg
she was apo disguised SS a man. and
had been working in a hardware store,
handling railroad and other beary ma?
terial in such a milliner that ber sex was
not suspected to be otherwise than what
she pretended, she hi a West Indian
M. Pose, a junk dealer, carrying on
business on Brook avenue, waa tried in
ibis com! yesterday. He was cha
with allowing quantities of old bones iv
accumulate on his premises to thc anno*)
ance i<\' thc nasal orgsns ol' the neigh
bors. The parties who made complaint
Bwore, to usc thc words of thc poet, thai
??Vim may use cologne ii vim will,
Hm the acenl <>i norse will linger there still."
Thc jury returned a verdict of not
Tin- casei "i viirioiis parties charged
willi keeping poker-roomi were con
tinued until December ?.
Railroad < naas.
In thc circuit Court yesterday the jury
in the ciisc of Mis. D. a. p.-cd again a t L.
Myers and Decatur Astell, receivers of
the Richmond ami Allegheny railroad,
returned a verdict for $1,300 in favor of
George P. Moxley m. Lawrence Meyers
.-md Dacatur Astell, Receivers Richmond
ami Allegheny Railroad Company. Evi?
dence heiiid. case argued, and jury ad?
journed ovr until 10 o'clock this morn?
Supreme <'ouit of Appeals.
The following CBSes Were considered
Gibson against Burgess. Submitted on
Creen against Thompson. Argued by
Judge George P. Christian for appellant,
iiml by dmlge D. s. <Pinisley iuiii Genera]
.1. c. Field for appellee, end continued.
Rather I m.li. live.
John Jackson (colored), who was par?
doned by the Governor on Friday last, waa
before the Polite .Justice yesterday. .John
luid ii row on the street vv ith one" of the
witnesses who testified sgainsl him when
he waa convicted in the Police Court in
last .Inly. The other witness, | young
girl, visited him while In jail, and John
amused himself hy breaking ber bead with
;i brick throw ii from behind the bar .
Thomas R. Breed, the collin aample mer?
chant, who was arrested on Mondey for
violating the State revenue laws by Bell?
ing without s license, vvas Beni onto the
Hustings Conn yesterday by Police Jus?
tice Richardson. The arreal was made iv
Policeman Griffin, who is to be congratu?
lated upon hil good luck, as under the
law one half the line ($250) goes to the
Mmiev anti Hank Kooks Milieu.
The hons,, of PatseyJohnson (colored),
on Second street between Duval and Baker,
was entered by thieves between 10 and li
o'clock last night. Patsey waa OUl visit?
ing iiml when she returned found that
her house had been broken into by prying
off the blinds iii the rear. About *,;<('? in
money ami sevi ral bank-books were
A Mini Night,
Evidently the rain ol Monday night
had tin- effect of driving everybody in
(l.a, especially into ih.- bar -rooms. The
result of this waa -.en in the .appearance
before the Police Justice Vesle, .av of
thirteen partial charged with drunken?
ness, and nine with fighting and being
PERSONAL PARAGRAPHS, MINOR MK.V
THIN, AND SMALL MATTERS.
That NcvvHoi'the I >ay I ??>ib*'l 1 'own
and Served (Jp111 < '<m
Ed. Tate, tba ba.-e ballist, is back from
The total number of death*- in the city
last week was 86.
Tomorrow being Thinki?iviBg-diy a 1
the city offices will be I lo-ed.
Callan, Haley at Callan'- min-trel- are
stopping at the St. Jame- Hotel.
Senator Henry Heaton and General ?T.
C. Hill were in the city yesterday.
The Social Germen Club gave another
entertainment at Benger Halie lani night.
General Joseph R. Amler.-on and Mrs.
Anderson have returned from New York.
The stuart Hone-Guards will have a
full-dress drill at th.- head of Clay al
at I P. M. to-day.
In the parade yesterday the Fleet ric
Mlnitrell all won' button-bole bouquets
furnished by Mr. IL A, < allin.
Next week at the Academy the Hunt*
lei Gilbert I omedy Company will bc the
attraction, and then the Silver King
Rev. Janies IL Barnet has accepted the
call to Fulton Baptist church, made \acant
hythe resignation of Rev. Percy G. Elsom,
At thc First Presbyterian chinch to
morrow at ll o'clock A. M. Rev. R. P.
kerr wiil conduct services appropriate to
Policeman Fd. J. Brannon, of the Third
police district, has in his poaseasion a
tine open-face gold wabli -Uppo-c.l to
have been stolen.
< )ur morning contemporaries yesterday
morning published the weekly mortuary
report, but THE Timi- Wil not honored
with a copy of thc document.
J. A. Miles (colored) wa- arrested yes?
terday on the Charge Of nailing up the
windows and trespassing upon tne b
Of John Morton. Ill W esl Leigh
The private paper- dropped bj M
N. Harrieon oul ot a hoi at the Academy
lasl night can be bad bj calling on R.
( . Harlow, cornet i-t of the Lie tri
the st. James.
.lohn Woody, alia* John Woodward,
arrested on an attachment j ?
Woody was recognized to appear in the
Police Court On March doth last,bul failed
to -bow up.
The city ambulance was called to the
City Hall about 5 o'clock yesterday after?
noon to attend Jame-) Harris, who ha.!
illa, ked with chills. He wa- ?
to the Almshouse.
Two hundred and fifty well-selected
volumes have been added to the Young
Men's Christian Association library. The
public an- Invited to call and examine
them Monday, November 29th.
The ladies of ' Irai e Episi opal church
ash thal all contributions to the Thanks?
giving Dinner be sent a- early as possible
to-morrow morning to the dining room,
Rank and Tenth -Meet-. Lacb lady
worker please bring ber own tray.
The funeral of Mr. Charles Lumsden
took placej esterday morning at lOoV
from Broad-street Methodist church. Af?
ter the service the remains were escorted
to the Inion depot and taken to Peters?
burg lor interment in Old Blandford Ceme?
Mr. William G. Peterson, the advance
agent of the Electric minstrels, leave- the
city thia morning. Ile i- a courteous gen
tleman and a first-class show agent. He
ha- made many friends, and is kindly
recommended to press men wherever be
may hang up.
The deaths of two former Richmonders
arc announced. Fayette I. Allcockedied
iii Shreveport. La. "November 22d, aged
thirty-nine, and Monro lb Rollin.: at Car?
den City, Kan., aged thirty-eight years
The remains of thc bitter were Brought to
Petersburg for interim ni.
Councilman E, W Weisiger ami < \
Councilman Ren. Pilaon, of Manchester,
were among the plca-ed -pectator- at thc
Mozart Academy hut night, as was Mr.
William A. Poster, formerly of Man?
chester, now ot Atlanta. Ca ,"who is on a
welcome visit to his old home.
A meeting of the Board of Directors of
thc Chamber of Commerce wai held yes
terday evening to receive a report from
thc Committee on Outward Trade in
reference to the Jame- River Improve
mein. The city, by all of ita commercial
bodies and municipal bodlea, should do all
in its power to (beter thi- great work.
Tile reports of the Methodist Sundav
SChOOls of Richmond and Mam:
show an aggregate roll strength of 2,786,
and an average attendance for the pa-t
month of 8,187.
Jiu- Baptiat Sunday-achoola reported
bu- the -ame period an average attendance
of2,608. The ,,,11 strength weano! given.
The Grand Lodge of Good Templars
met last night at Ellett'a Hall. The sea?
lion ia secret end only routine business
was transacted. Rev* Dr William Jones
made the address of welcome. To-night
the Grand Lodge will attend the perform?
ance of "The Social Cia--' by temper?
ance amateurs at Monticello I Tall. There
will be a night session.
Rev. Dr. c. j. Gibson, of Crace Episco?
pal church, Petersburg, who caine o\ cr t >
officiate at ike Johnson Rirchctt nup?
tials, returned to the Cockade City on the
evening train. This distinguished divine
i- one of the most eloquent, lovable,
earnest, and faithful clergymen in the
I nited States, and is kiiuwii far and wide
for his piety and thc greatness ,.f bis
heart. Thc wife of the lamented Captain
John Hampden Cluunberlayne was Di.
THK fi.kctrk: MINMTRKI.w.
An Immenae An?ll**n.. Wit ri'aa* , H yir .
Long before the doora were nj
last night, tbe street in front of tbe Me.
zart Academyjwas flacked by an ai.
throng, and before the curtain roi
house was packed from pit to dome
(allan, Haley A ('allan's min-tr.
serve all the good thingsthat han
said about them. They are the er
not the superiors of any troupe thal
visited Richmond in years.
The olio entertainment was first , ....
Callan, Haley and I alban,Talbot, p.
Kelly,Wilson, linker. Maxwell. \\ ,..?
and in fad the entire company rh I
serving the liberal applause th?v reci
Thc "Electric Drill" WSJ almost
feet. Nelson! wai the beau Ides
glers, iiml the Dare Brothers in
gymnastic feats have rarely been et
in this (itv. Ilarbeck deserves thi
of the Serpentine Wonder. 'I' iki
whole tin- minstrels are a No |
gave one of the bot minstrel ihov
witnessed in Richmond, and om
from objection as any comp,it
ever presented here. No ;,,instr. ; -
en ti rely unobjectionable, but the one i
j night had much to cell forth pi
but little for advene eriticism i
' should bc crowded one all durli
The Organ Recital I'o-tpoiie.l.
Thc organ recital which bad
nounced to cake place at p,
.Methodist church to-night
poncl. This eras a gn
to mani \\ ho had anticipate I
of choice music .Mr !. ?
. ame ali the Wiiy from Boston ?
to take part in the recital.
Help iiie Mlaraton t anea.
The M'tsionary American
School Union in Virginia
agent, liev. Noah P. W ii ki,..'.
sued ;i circular sddn is, in a h
appeal for aid to brill/
;iml men and women in'.. || .
schools and under Gospel
Speaking in Pit hmond I
Sum!' - ' Inion. P
'?This national socii I
. Bixty tn V'
hits done more vv iib io
None P BO w'-ll
:is. p [a thc pi .
it is the friend il all. Give ii
pat liv. give it your pi i
inon.-v When you do | -.
Help H.. t ,li V|,..
'Lin- Inly in
o. come at on
or their work mus
nearly empty, ami thi
sion-hoiise in November indii
crear* d sickness i
demand for Dannel .ind clothin
Thc distribution ol sou
usually I" I)
without material assistance tb
the mission work must bc p
ntributiona can be Bent to M
.. Third ami Franklin; M
Addison. Par'i avenue; ?'
wood,2008 East Proad Mn 11
ditli." 615 Past Franklin; Mis* la
Webb, corner Second ami Franklin.
ii.ee. ei.ee. ei.oe.
i. i button, ami Congress ?ho< -
cul seamless and sewed, foi -
M'I.m I.. Ti i:i B & Cl
? Brood it
\. iiiimte.i fVatei ii ....i < lothlng.
The need ol a well vciililili .
proof garment has long been fell
med l's now BUpplll d by the UBI
er's Patented Ventilated i;
for ladies and gentlemen. Tl
of ventilation is now in usc in 1
and the United Statee. vYaterpn
varied color and style, and pei fi ?
tilated may be had only at th ?
Rubber Co., 519 E. Broad atreet, u
Pourqun sn, Price & Co.
Pungent Splej Nt \?s.
That horse-radish i ni In our
and guaranteed strictly \,>n;. This
cuts the artii li ?.nd vv ith l
cleanliness, and s,, we claim aupei
over tbe old hand-grater. You
wh.it our Old Dominion Sauce ia
noisseurs tell us daily it equala ii
Ail consumers of tic
ask their grocer for them and
other. Th*' trade supplied by the I
factui Jokes Bros I
1302 Car) Hi
ii lee ? ot
that Pr l?;iv id
harmless and the rm
Coughs, Cnhls. Bronchitis, Oo ;
known. Don't take any of the "jual i
(ao-ceiled) cough cures offered you l
they cs- the seller less, bul insist u| ?
ing Dr. David'i ? . rup.
ought to bc without ;i bottle of that I -
family remedies. Dr. Dei
XII lol l.ov e.
Pi ui.iv. ion, Y i\. Novt inbci 28
Jeanie \ i\ Lan Maastry, s b is
English woman of twenty year- .
convulsions on Friday, the br-'
versary ol the death of her lon i
Quinn, S dry u turds clerk ll
iippciirs that her death wai
bv strychnine administered bj
lier List i, queel to be buried by bel
in the Cstholii ( could i
complied with, si the (burch foi
interment ol' self-murderer* in fl