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TOE FOUNDATIONS OF GOOD GOV?
In his prayer at the opening of the
house of delegates of Virginia on Wed?
nesday, the Reverend Moses D. Hogo
used the following striking applications,
which must havo touched the hearts of
many of bis auditors, and strengthened
them In their purpose to do their duty
as in tho Bight of God, and not of man:
"May wo romsmber that all successes
gained by fraud, or by measures which
enligbtuned conscience condemns, aro
but temporary triumphs, and result
only in demoralizing tho people and in
subverting the only true ar.d eafo
foundations of the public welfaro.
"Wo bless Thno that tho (treat prin?
ciples which underlie all duty ara un?
changing, and that to the end of time,
truth, honor, and justice, will be the
only foundations on which gocd govern?
ment can rest."
It was Bald of the late Bishop Johns,
of Virginia, that he would never preach
from the text, "For what shall It profit
a man if he Bhall gain the whole world
and loose his own soul ? or what shall
a man givo in exchange for bts soul ?"
The Bishop would not attempt to elab?
orate a text that in itself was moro
powerful than any sermon. Dr. Hogo's
prayer is oomplote in itself. It needs
no comment.?Richmond Times,
The Times strikes the keynote to tho
political situation in Virginia In tho
above notiae of Dr. Hoge's prayer. That
worthy and eloquent divino ? -
is >-. ? t, . _, ...? ' &U?
" Huuumvui, of some of its most
The perpetration of a wrong, however
seemingly justifiiable at tho time in tho
eyes of those who commit it, is never
allowable, either according to the oode
of correct morality or in viow of tho
ordinary occurrences of lifo. Whatever
may be the immediate effects of such an
act by an immutable law of Providence
its consequenoos will return to plague
the inventor* It m^y ba years before
the wrong is righted, but its evil results
will bo at work, and by tho fiat of
Divinity tbey will eventually be over?
come by good, or tiie wrong itsolf will
revert on those for who30 benefit it was
committed in such a way as to prove the
Bin and folly ot tho deed and bring
about repentonco. This truth 1b patent
in the lives of individuals as well as in
the histories of communities, StatOB and
"The wheels of the gods grind slowly,
but they grind exceedingly fine," is an
adago of tho truth of which there aro
innumerable examples. As Dr. Hege
in bis invocation most impressively re?
marked, "all successes gained by fraud
or by mosHureB, which enlightened
conscience c >ndonons, aro but temporary
triumphs, and reBult only in demoraliz?
ing tho people." A wrong onc3 com?
mitted may require others to make it
even temporarily effective, and yet
when all the means to this end aro ex?
hausted it will a till stand forth rovealed
in all itB naked deformity, and 80 it
will bo with tho Walton law or any
legislation not founded on justico or
The peoplo of Virginia are thoroughly
aroused upon this subject. They expeot
tho prosent legislature to so modify this
law that whatever of good thoro may be
In it will be preserved, and whatever
evil will be thoroughly eradicated. If
that body fall in this duty, those who
are neglectful will b* repudiated at the
polls, and with thorn will fall the ontirj
Demooraoy of the State. The attempt
of Governor O'Ferral to defend this law
will reao*. to his discomfiture on all his
future aspirations; while, at tho same
time, it has brought upon him the con?
demnation of all who love justico and
place the honor and gooi name of the
State above all temporary expedients to
gain or hold on to power.
Apart from the evil intent of the law
under its present provisions is the fact
that its objectionable sections aro
neither necessary nor justifiable under
existing conditions. The cry of negro
supremacy has lontr ceased to deceive
the ignorant or beguile tho timid. Tho
white majority in this State is too over?
whelming to admit of a doubi of the
ability of tho lotelllganca to gu'.do and
control its destinies, and though this is
not used as an argument in favor of
amending tho law, it at tho same time
exposes tho weakness and fallacy of the
claims of som? of its advocates and pro
motors. Iho mattor is, however, fairly
before tho general assembly. They are
called upon to act, and unless they
re cognize the will of tho peoplo they
must take tho consequences
NOT SO U tU AFTER ALI..
Tho Presidency of tho United Stato?
is a position of greet responsibility un?
deniably; but when ono can manage to
spend tho summer months in rest and
rocreatlon at the Boaside, and during
the fall and winter take an occasional
turn at hunting, life docs not Boom
wholly unendurable, even with aflairo
of State rcBtlng upon one's shoulders.
President Cleveland appears to have
tho knack of getting considerable solid
comfort out of tho position, notwith?
standing its carrH ?crl rz '
, -u unrohna souhdB for a week's
sport at duck shooting. Occasionally,
t)0, in tho proper eoason, ho finds time
to run over to Virginia on a fishing
trip and at rare intervals he attocdR a
wedding in Now York. To a man who
knows how to extract 80 much pleasure
from a pooition involving such great
responsibility the prospect of throe, or
even four, terms ought not to bo dis?
couraging. Uence, the country should
not be surprised if Mr. Cleveland would
bu willing to hold the office for four
years longer when his present term shall
have expired. "
Oklahoma. Is the latest applicant for
statehood. Tho Territory has grown
like a mushroom; but unless tho Ovo
Indian tribes bo included tho State
would In all probability add two Repub?
licans to tho list of United States Sena?
tors, which at this timo is not very de?
sirable from a Democratib standpoint.
Tho Indian tribes aro said to bo Demo -
crats of tho Jeffersonian typo, and this
being the caso they would altor tho sit?
uation materially if included with the
voting population of tho new State.
For Ifuuulnc ?n Opium Joint.
Lexington, Ky., Dec. 7.?Tho grand
jury reported an . indictment to-day
agatnat Jarnos McCormick, Jr., son of a
councilman, for conducting an opium
joint. McCormick in a gauger in tho
reveuue service. The indie .ment created
Fanciful Furnishings for;
Are the kinds that we sell. We don't
believe there's anything woith having in
Men's Genteel Wearables that we can't
show you. Think up something and then
come in and ask for it; maybe you'll catch
GrTT .TCBSQlsr & CHILD,
MA TUCKS AND MKN'S FUUN1SHKKS.
AUA I) KM Y OF MUSIC.
The Elba' Charity Fond Benefit by Bolaud
The comedy event of the week will be
the apDoaranca of the sterling comedian
Roland Reed, who will play an engage?
ment at the Academy of Music Satur?
day evening,December 21, for tho benefit
of the Elks' charity fund. Mr Rood ban
met with phenomenal success In his
latest play, "Tho Politician," which
will constitute his be3t, and conse?
quently has been playing toa succession
of crowded houses. The play is highly
Bpoken of as being an exceedingly
clovor satiro upon politics and tho
methods of tho practical politician, and
as General Josiah Limber tbo popular
actor Is crodlted with doing tho bo^t
piece ofi work of bis career as a star.
"Tho Politician" has no particular
theme, and there Is in it no underlying
sermon or didnctic purpose, but it is a
happy combination of gocd-natured
B.ttiro and rattling faro. Rattling is the
word, for its wis is lileo musketry and
its movement incetsint Dullness holds
no placo in any Bcono of it, and its
parts ere adjusted in a workmanlilto
manner, the development being unin?
terrupted by extraneous matter, and ail )
tbo dialogue and business tending
directly to tho catastrophe. It in abun?
dantly provided with incident and there
is really something worth while in the
dramatis persona.', several of whom are
genuine studies of character. Cbiof of
these ii General Limber, a shrewd em?
bodiment of the politician's subterra?
nean arts. Another clover character is
portrayed by MisB Iaadoro Rush, who
repro3ents a young woman wlo has
Btudted for tbo bar a cd who supplements
beauty with brains and fin de sitclo ac?
tivity and persistence in tho lino of wc- ]
man's "emanclpa Ion." She rep?
bersolf ??? r'-' '
pel i ? ? n it- ' it kPhi ..
luu ?nuoiincoment. of
u.ai vim's approaching appearance beforo
local play-goers his most ardont ad?
mirers can icarcely bolp the rtflec ion
that until recently his fame seemed to
be destined to be wrapped up !n the part
of D'Artagnan, the hero of tho "Three
(iuardsmon," jus; ea Rip Van Win Vie has
monopolized too artistic career of Joseph
JelTarso:-.. It was an uudeslrablo pros?
pect for an actor of his youth si.d
promise, and overy one will bo pleast d
to notice that such a danger has been
effectually avorted. IIa h ?s now en?
tered that field wboro more than any?
where he may expect by right of hered?
ity tho greatest reward, tb&t cf tragedy.
Tho comments upon his portrayal of
"Hamlet," though varied in point, of
view, proclaim it the most interesting
ropresenta .ion of the Prince of Den?
mark thai tho play-goer has Been in
many years. Salvini har, started his
career in tragedy as he did romance by
assuming that tbo public have a right
to see the plays of the standard reper?
tory staged jusi as well as thoso of tho
modern drains, which is rarely the '"iso
A Household Treasure.
D.W. FtJM.kk, of Canajohario, N. Y.,
aays that he always kocps Dr. King's
New Discovery in tbo house and his
family has always found the very beet
results follow its use; that bo would not
bo without it, if procurable. G. A.
Dykeman, Druggist, Cateklll, N. Y., saya
that Dr. King's Now Discovery is un?
doubtedly the best Cough remedy; that
he has used it In his family for eight
i years, and it has never failed to do all
I th&t iB claimed for it. Why not try a
i remedy bo long tried and tested? Trial
I bottle free at Massie'a Pharmacy, 100
: Jefferson stroot. Regular si/.i !>0c. and
i 81 00.
Items ofliooal Interest.
At a conferenoe of the Democratic
senators on Friday evening Senator
Claytor was appointed as a member of
tbo following committees: Commlttie
on public Institutions and education,
fish and game and executive expendi?
tures. A bill was introduced in the
lower houso by Mr. Borkeloy, to
amend chapter 209 of the acts of 1893-'<)4,
with referar.es to the gams law along
ihe Roanoko river.
Verdict in tho Clevolund VI -nl net Cum?.
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oeo. 7.?Tho coro?
ners verdict in the viaduct cr>se, in
which srvi nte.on persons lost their live1-,
has heon reached but notgivoa. Motor ?
ma:i It gors, of tho car which p'ungid
Into the open draw, is hold blameless^
it is o&id, becaus-o bo sworo positively
tha* bo did not *t-o ;hc d nger tnirnal or
knov/ that tho draw gates were open
until thectr wai almost into the draw.
Ic is also said that the v rJlc: will
Disco tho blame on the conductor who
me; death In the tccident.
Shoottup; ut lile Stono Gap.
Louisville, Ky., Dec. 7.?<\ special
to the IVst from llig Stone (lap, Va.,
sayf: Divo Thompson and tloary .Mur?
ray go: in;o a difllculty last night over
a gam-T of cards. Pistols W:;ro pulled,
and Thompson shot Murray in the
breast and made his etcapo. Murray
The Republican National Committee.
Washington. Dec. 7.?Comparatively
few of tho Republioan national com?
mittee, which meets hero next Tuesday,
have yet reached thG city, but it is ex?
pected that by to-morrow a large major?
ity of them will have arrived. There
aro several cities in the field for the
W. Q. Skinner la one of the best known
men in Wokefield, Mas?, lie is a war
veteran and everybody's friend. lie sn yti:
"I had rheumatism und was in poor
henlth a long time. Indications pointed
towards tho accumulation ot impurities
iu tho blood and germs of disease I was
constipated uud had no appetite. 1 evi?
dently needed a pood blood purifier and
dicided to take Hood's BarsapariUa. It
made a change nil through my system,
gave me an appetite nnd worked effec?
tively on my blood. I am now perfectly
well, my blood has been put in /rood
order, thanks to Hood's." W.G.SEINNKB.
Bs the Only
Prominently in tho Public Eye Today.
XJr ? ^jjj, Dalle easy to bny. casyto tak?,
rlOOa S JK11IS easy In effect ?.??.cents.
A Selling begins in earnest hero. From now ou nutil
llio 8eiison euds you will had our stock complete with
Neckwear, Mufflers, Gloves, Hats, Shirts,
And Everything in Mens' Wear
To make glad hearts, aud our priceB the lowest.
There wns a quick response to our $8.50 Kersey
Overcoat sale. There is nothing iu town like thorn under
$12 50. All sizeu now,as we just received another lot.
We are offering some special values iu
Children's Suits and Overcoats
Aud our prices 30 to 50 per cent, under others.
PMMBlia One Price Clotting House,
Business Suits to Order
Elegant Clay Weave Suits
Specialties in Suits - -
?LL-WOOl 8L?NKETS\ ut?oSH'
?10\: tuul 813 KAI.KIM AVESl I
Q - ? ,v-' _ . 'q%?r y
? For oor Christmas trade this year we offer yon some valuable presents, uncli as Fine KockerB
Rnnanfltl >mi? silver Plated Tea SeU, Kngiisb Dinner Sett, Fluo China Decorated 'lea Sets?, Art
tau^ffi&J^sTMd* thousnnd other arttdei that are really cheap. Klegant picture trainee,
worth *:i tins week for only *t. with World's Fair view thrown in.
Don't bo" trashy toys for C'hrlstma- presents when you can get euch valuable articles as wc are
offerir.f? this vear for bo little money, at
"W. T*7\ WOBZIMAIT GO'S
BARGAIN ?% FURNITURE
NO. 20 SALISM AVKKUK.
The busy days of Christmas picking and shopping are here, and the bothersome men come in for their share
of trouble, too. If you've gentlemen friends to make happy Christmas day, visit us; we'll show you such an
array of pretty things that it won't be a question of what to get, but what not. You'll find here the latest correct
shades and shapes in everything that men wear?the novelties, those little extras, or luxuries, you miehtcall
them, that every genteel dresser likes to have around him. Here's our list, We have full line of each particular
?heading: Hats, Caps, Shirts (full dress, plain and fancy bosom), Collars and Cuffs, Silk and Linen Handker?
chiefs, Mufflers, Neckties (every shade and shape); Gloves (dressed and undressed kid, lined and unlined, As?
trachan, Scotch knit, etc.); Night Shirts, Bicycle Hose, Sweaters, Full Dress Chest Protectors, Suspenders,
Underwear, Collar and Cuff Boxes, Cigar and Cigarette Cases, Hat Brushes, Traveling Bags, Full Press Cases,
IVIacintoshes, Canes, Umbrellas, and a beautiful line of Novelties in Jewelry, such as Link Cuff Buttons, Studs,
Scarf Pins and Tie Holders.
We're particularly proud of our NECKWEAR. This is our prize department, and we have every conceivable
shade and shape from 25c up. Our patterns are exclusive. You won't find them in other stores.
We're particular about our prices, too. They're just as little as the values are big.
t&sr* Put us down on your shopping list.
GILKESON & CHILD,
.113 TeffexBor^ Stxeet. Hatters and Men's Furnishers.