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CHILDREN'S FASHIONS. at Ia Worn hy Well I)r?viee4 Little aad Hall (imwu lilrla. Full bodices remain Lb favor for little (Iris, ivs they ;uv ttmj lo m-ik.-and comfort? able to wear. Sk malty plain, hm* tnay be gathered -Ul unmiiil or cut with a tablicr TiiiM!iiin_r 1 ? >:~.-d lor tho skirt of party or other nice dn.-ss.-s, velvet, rib? bon, galloon insertion or embroidery being applied horizontal!-. - in a slmulon-ii apron sha-..-. Oneal tl,, ?ut motl. 1h shows ? grlrt'a fi-oak in which the skirt consist*-of thn>o Uouiiea* This tea pretty styli- for thin. o\vi^rown chil? dren, who arv nut to look awkward and weedy in a plata skirts 1 Mouse Uxlices, With or without a barque, aro ballad tn, but thc Ult is pluln Ukfl is fastened with te. a boa* or an unpretentious buc? kle, jeweled, oaaaMled ami wrought maia] belts being eonHned to grown persons. Children's sliwe* arcputT. d ;i little nt the top aud almost lu variably have a cap or au GIRL'S DRESS, ?paulet to give a wide effect to the shoul? ders. The guimpo, yoke or little plastron of the tKxlice serves for tho disposal of What trimming tl employed. Childrens skirts should never Ih? scant or close Utting at the waist behind, but ?hould have an ample fullness there, and lt is hardly necessary to say that tho 6klrt .yyl bodice should Ix; sowe_i Of buttoned Ari nly together. The dress illustrated ls of gray challie With pink and whit* Hgures. The blouse of cream guipure opens over a full front of pink silk g:ui/.e and bas a plaited yoke of the larae gooda The sleeves aro of challie, With guipure caps and cutts. Tho pink belt ls fastened hy a silver huckle, and e bow of pink satin ls placed on thc left sidi of the bodice. Jt'UlC Choi.: SUMMER FASHIONS. Artistic I>esi_rna of New Fabrics and Tho* Who Make Them. lt is impossible to avoid nienrlontn ?BooaseUae di sola wkra la tttt tion, for this year it is universally MB plc,yi\\ fur millinery, frowns and wrap.: BfBjti cloth coatamea, jackets sard ? not escape association w-iih it. for in th form of tiny ruches it outlines revers an bas pies or completely covers yokes, chen 1 l.-auty of material and harmony of co oring have quite as nm.li to do with tl ?MOMBO, titis summer's gowns as do. prigir 1 trimming. Probably a hardly a; preciatdo portion of the feminine publ which wears and enjoys pretty fabri< poul: .i gives a moment's thoug] to tho artistic feeling which goes in the designing of tho goods anil tho expel ence and education which arc net thc production of the lovely patter: Which adorn brocades, broche niatcrii* SILK COSTUME. and stamped gooda. Designing ts Jperely a trade, lt ls an art and roq tJrain and feeling os well as skillful hi work and a knowledge of the mach! by whioh the designs are to be reprod on the woven fabric. Perhaps the will come when tho designer's name appear on the selvage of every yai goods which ls made from his pattern artist signs his pictures. Why not h -feigns as well? The cut shows a gown of celadon j Silk. At the top ls a sort of basq black satin embroidered with jet, Which coqulllea of black plaited inous de sole continue down each side of t blier. fastened at the top by steel chons. The bodice has a yoko to i the basque, and coquillea of moue frame a plaited chemisette. The to< fnrn straw ls trimmed with red p and a black plume. Jupic Chou UMnts tor thc \ FOR YOUNG PEOPLE. mah lon* In Millinery and Clothing *_-\ Children's Wear. For young women mund hats drtqxxi omplctely in tulle are much liked. Straw at-, with a paaat turban drapery, ar> Lir girls' wear Satin straw braided in t colors, with a plaid effect, ls ?rettiiy trimmed with plaid footed. Tbs wrap wal*! In favor tor babies and mall children MBBalaa the long coat, birred at tbe top ,.r gathered Into t foka, k'itb a pelerine, revers ur collar. Foi half ?MW novsET. grown girls ? jacket, close Utting at the back and loose m front, is the correct style Short, loone sacks are also employed for children of ullages and Me desirahlo for summer. M ' hey ure easily put on and off. lt ls never safe to dispense with a wrap for children, even in the vt armest weather, as the tomi,* rat ure is always lia? ble to sudden changes, and children be? come chilled very easily, as they ure quick? ly overheated Foulard, surah, bengallne and taffeta are the silks employed for children. Chal ashmeres and plaids are favorite woolen gooda As fotttdn materials, there ls an ImmanM varu ty, and nearly all nm suitable for little people. Plague, dotted fuuslin and lawns printed with very figures un1 perhaps the prettiest. Yokes, gm;;re, pointed e>r round collars, berthas und long hashes are the trimmings usually chosen. The Illustration In tod ey'a Issue shows an empire bonnet for a little girl from 3 ?ars old. It is of *palo pink taffeta, the crown being eneireU-d by live ruche* of white mom-selinc de soie. The brim ls covered with an application of cream guipure and is edged with two whit* ruches. A -pompon of narrow black velvel ribbon is plaet-d at the top of the crown another on the brim, and at the l?uk ls t little ruffle of pink taffeta edged wit I black velvet and headed by a smaller vcl vet ixjiupon. .lime Cuollkt. THE TABLE. ? Plural Decorations and the Beat Ways f> Arratigiug Them. No table ls now complete without flow ers. At breakfast, luncheon, tea and din , ncr they are an essential part of the lab] , furniture. There is a degree of skill an I1 Intelligence necessary, however, to thei proper selection and arrangement. Thei aw many Howers attractive In thomselv* walsh haVS a fragrance so heavy as to t * almost sickening winn it is mingled wit i Hm odor of food. Among such dowers ui ania for table decoration may be mei * ; firmed syringas, white lilies, sweet Milo 'j Wans. iMnnlssiin. JaspitTMi sn ri Ulara Hos* ' | sweet pens, miguel 1 pans! do not have the oppressive quality ai \ not uires nun? nery luoed time > will ni of . Ao ls de ?rreen lue of from seline he ta cabo natch seline ?jue of opples LBT. MORNING. JACKET. moy be freely used, as may all scent flowers. Ferns alone form a very pr decoration. Floral arrangements for table omar tatton should always be low. A flat, b: dish, square, rouud or oval, like a dish, ls the best receptacle for them, may be of pottery, silver or other n and may be set upon an embroidered terpleee or upon a flat mirror. The of the mirror should be covered smilax, ferns or moss, and, by the ribbons and little fans are no addith the beauty of floral arrangements, rather give them a tawdry effect. The morning jacket Illustrated pink surah trimmed with valenclonni sertlon, The yoke ls composed of rt ing bands of insertion and silk ai framed by a bertha, from which f scarf in front. The sleeves are enc! by horizontal bands of Insertion anc mi nate in a lace ruffle The valois col of surah and lace, the belt of pink I tied at the side. Junie Chou. Mo End to Them. Smith?Old Graspey Invited mo t* t lunch with him yesterday. Jones?Did, eh? I suppose ther* no end to the good things you had t Smith?Hight you aro. There neither a beginning nor an end to tl Jones?Why, what did you havo? Smith?Pretzels.?Chicago Nowa Karly Suspicion. He?When did she begin to fear t had married her for her money-? She?Well, I lH'lieve her suspicion first aroused when she had to foe th siter.?Brooklyn Lifo. Xafcies. THE LATEST MODE. " ?e-wesa Ideas aa Shown lu the Wardrobe* of Faahlonabte Parisians. Gowns for wear at tbe races have usu al? ly bee* oonccived in a somewhat daring spirit and huve, with their accessories, Uvn rather gay and striking, in 1 rance, how? ler, tho fashion in this tanpool ls chann? ing, and costumes worn at the races aro Invomlng BMie and more simple, quiet In color, of a relined elegance and not nokia lated lo attract the eye. At least costumes of this kind are being adopted by the leaders of society, whose wanlrobes are th<? models of excellence which tbe world fellows. Narrow black velvet, wired throughout and formed into Louts Quin/.e bows, an- a novel form of trimming which appears on some of thc MW evening costumes. The lx-wsare stiff, of course, but are often of Bonsidcruble size. In ono case tho wired I d OAKDEN PARTY GOWN, ribbon forms the sole shoulder straps, witl an MMl Ix av at the top. and a bow C match is worn on the Ixisoiu and another li the hair The effect is curious and no altogether satisfactory. .?inposed entirely of Irish gul pure, mod. lexi to the figure, ari- somethln new. Tile breadths are joined by laei makers, so thai the joining is not visibl to all as a seam, and of course no trill ming is requin-d. as tbe gowns aro a trimming tl. The costume depicted is of pale Mt drap ile soie t-am mod with applications < white mohair braid. The triple I-olen coven*! with applie.it tons. h-is a Berti collar and niven* of whits guipure ovi white satin and opens over a blouse White guipunv The belt and collar of tl blouse aro Of pink silk. The hat of whl rico straw is trimmed with pink a_ale ppd black teethi IC C'uoujb'-r, SUMMER GOWNS. Clothea For Seaside and Wat erl nc I'la Wear. Moussellne de sole is still In thc gn-aN demand and is immens. ly n-ed in rn liiury. Soie.e of the newest Paris mod of summer hats an- of straw with DOOfJ trimming than an elaborate at-rangcim of luousseliiu- da son-, partly plaited, pa ly puffed, twisted, knotted and draped Foulard lias largely replaced t Chinese or Japanese silk this season, a blue and white printed designs an* gr favorites. The mxn< white they cont; and thc larger the design is the mora el orate do Ikey so DD as a rule. They prettily trimmed with plan: hine silk sal in, white satin or white lace, pre' ably guipure, ami compose some wry tractive cool gowns. Nearly all bodices have the blouse efl in front and aro tightly fitted or stretc ls of 38 ln idiat nd is alls a Ircled I ter lar ls faille, .KT. i take i wa* o eat. was iem. .hat be a were e min CLOTH COSTTJMK. at the back. A new way of fl nish! top of the skirt ls to sew ona sort of ad band, which gives a belt effect the skirt ls worn outside the bodice. A new and very rich pnxluctlon Lyons silk manufacturers ls a sort < lelasse, with a design of bows In suo ?eitel that they seem tvs If Wired u-j material, although In reality they a of the weaving. Today's illustration shows a cost* beige cloth, the skirt opening ove blicr of plaid taffeta, with slashes top under which plaid taffeta is al ble. The cloth blouse has a yoke o taffeta and small revers of manda* vet* Two rows of buttons form th mentation. The cloth sleeves unco ! Wita puffs at the top. The belt ls of rel vet. Jodic Cho: 1898 JULY. 1898! Su. Mo. 10 17 24 31 ll 18 25 IU. We. 13 20 27 Th. 14 21 28 Fr. _8_ 15 22 29 Sa. 16 23 30 i i i_i_i MOON'S PHASES. a. Full o **:28 I __a New vivalooa O aaa. VMoon ? Third - n 11:53 ^ FUs. on 8:M Quart*- IU a.ta. I # Quarter ZU Stu. FROM BERKLEY. BKRKLkT. Va., July 12, 1 Tbere was a Jug-breaking and ri-h ing Entertainment at Trinity A. M. E. Church on Monday night,the 11th inst. The person guessing the amount of money in the jug waa entitled to $1.C0. Th? nearest guess wa? made by Mir-s Glenora McCoy, who in a short an 1 very appropriate speech expressed her pleasure at being the lucky one, thank? ed them for the offer and very politely lb P- Ul. ?st il els ur mt rt nd nd ;\in ab aro ur fer at Bset bod GENEKAL SHAFTER Al Thi- ii an idea midst of a battle, for ibo New Yoi ri^rht OB tie _po4 and pullut*! his pent gtout oflleer who is lim central Hg Course. Then- Ll M mistaking him, i At his left is veteran, doe Wheel* ments of the enemy and probably jv tt? turu him loose with a eavalr which he has selected for exteriuini Brigadier General Chalice, and belli* the center in that hot light before ^fi . out of tho harbor. The niau nul corps, ready to wigwag orders t r. turned the money to the chun lt was done in such a way ar.d wi such deliberations that we oonscien OQlly believe that had it bern $l< or$UXXi she would have returned it like manner. Such nets should be lu in perpetual reinetnbrHi. There was an exclusion to Pete burg Munday which wau quite laig ittei d- d. Wr regret to learn that th bt^en es?f ahlishi d in this towna pol ? when- the young men bet anthers. Retiing on two nemberi i . d a ?addle * batting on three nu h-r- I cv I t d a Mg J betting on f i nub-rs ir Calb-d a horse, and bett 0 :n< re than four is called a cumbi . And there are ac ore a of yoi nd middle age and old men lea) into that ''saddle ' and mounting t "Kift"*hehind that "hort-e" and up bun onward into thst "combinati of destruction end perdition. The Merry-gi-round has again tamed IO Berkley We hope that young people w ill better demean th selves this time then when thry v here before. The merry-go-round ia s place wi persons of any and every class v i hen fi.re, it is no place for our ye ladies and gentlemen. Mr. Wm. Oorprew has removed restaurant from Liberty St., betv 8th and 9th to Mr. diaries Wa place under the Eveigreen'a room. The District Conference of the Pi mouth District is to be held at M Zion A. M. E. Church, Princess j 0. ll , Vs., to which the officers, i gates and friends are to be conv at reduced rates. Mist Essie Archer has been eli from tbe St. James Sunday-schoo Mra. L. Mc. A. Johnson of Trinity day-school. M?.ny young men met st Reid learn of the United Order of i Wise Men. The Grand Deputy J. T, Smith will be present (on th Wednesday night in thia month ti feet all needed arrangements. Miss Neva L. Dixon who has the guest of Rev. and Mrs. Dix 2804 Jeff arson Avenue, Newport I returned Monday evening te her at Capeville, Va, She was much ed with her visit:. Miss Emma F James of Norf visiting Mra. F. A. Moore of Canaan. We wish berapleasa journ. C( ns tbe point . when of the if ma? li high on the re part nme of r a ta i at the so vlsl f plaid fin vel e orna ver taf mauve LUST. PI0BI0 GROUNDS AT BOTH PARK FOE OOLORED EXOURS Bothwell Park is now open l summer season. This Park ia 1 23 miles from Richmond on the 1 P. R. R., within eaay walking di of Doswell. It ia the only Park State in perfect order used excli for colored excursions, being ea ly adapted to Sunday School . and other entertainments. There is an abundance of aha good water; the grounds are fi with ewings, pavilion and a lai for shelter in case of rain, chartered st low rates. For further information apply C. A. Ta Traffic Manager. R., F. & P. R. address M. T. Lightfoot snd Cc Robinson, Proprietors, Bothwel Bill City B ? ? will ctMl f. i <>f f_ch 16 ant payment lu 50. will be rc ? - aapaM ml .. i??:.;. n ..ti their stuck aud not ?vcr niadc cad coutraet EIOHTB CON FEDERATE VETERANS, ATL TA. CA.. J 0 LY SO 23,1898. On account of this occasion the Southern Railway will soil tickets from all station on its line to Atlanta, Gs., ar.d return at one cent per mile in each direction for the round-trip. Tickets on sale July 17, IS and 19, final limit returning July 81, I The rate from Richmond, Vs., to Atlanta. Ga., and return for thia ocea tion will be $10.76. The Southern has moat excellent ached ales and sleeping car service from io to Atlanta, consisting of .:bh> daily tr.ius, "The Washing ton and Southwestern Limited-" and the ''United States Fast Hail." Further information furnished by agents ol Roulhem Railway oe G. w. ?>n-y.T 1' A.. Richmond. Va. MD STAFF IN THE FIELD. of how commanding offloers look in tho rk Journal artist who made the sketch WM :il while the bullets whined overhead. Tho are of tho group is Oencral Shafter, of for he ia the bulkiest officer in the army, r, watching through his glasses tho move ist ou the point of begging General Sh after. :i sumo particular body of Spaniard* ition. Tho ottieer leaning on his sword i: ml him is Majoi Ceneral Lawton, who heh' tut iago just before t'ervera made his fata, in the foreground is a sergeant of tho sig O any Mit Pl the lield. ?h. [th ti 00 in sid rs :dy ht* icy on * is m Kiir mg na? in g ling hat in? on" i re? ttie em yere aere isit, ?ung his reen .rd's club orta ount ^nne lele eyed sc ted i and Sun? 's to Jeven , Mr e last > per been on, of Sews, home pleaa olk is Sweet nt ao )B. WELL [ONS. for the ocated a f. a iatance in the .sively neciaf Picnics kde and tted up ge hall Trains r to I* LOR, R , or irneliua 1, Va. 61. H ELI' W .v. N IE DINK EW V * >B K 100 eoli - a nd men wanted York city tf cook*,charubermai VutKrs. nurses, ge^em! heusevrorke and farm li and* Wages tram $10 MO pt-r month. Any vu? desiring g?i homes in the North can secure it 1 writing to the Southern Baptist Mi No. 428 vVes* 127'h St.,Nev City. Kev. N. ** . Bpi ."?. Prc p mer* any personal boat or train if t quired tf Why you won't n aeeing .TUREEN'S line of fm ture and Carpets. It is the biggest and beat the city and the prices are lowest. We can sell you cheap gc or fine gooda for caah or ere COME IN AND SEE US. 'We want your trade. C. G. Jurgen's S( 421 EAST BROAD ST. FURNITURE. - CARP] o*-?oe?o?o?>?>->o<><?ooooo9eooooeoo'OOoo<* GILES 6. JICKSOl Attornev-at-Law & Notary Pub 812 East Broad St, Coukts ;?United States, 8up Court of Appeals of Virginia, ai other CourtB of Virginia. Branch Office:?Room No. 1. C Savings Bank, 609 F St., N. W., 1 ington, D. C. UNITED AID &1HSURAN0E Incorporated Under the Laws of Vii This Company ia doing s great It cares for ita sick members am videa for their burisl. It pays from $1.50 to $10.00 pe: when tick and from $15.00 to $12 death. JaW Record: Three years si ful business; over (18000) ei thousand membera received; 4000 sick and death benefita pail Reliable young men and worn always get work in this Compan Wriote to as *t onoe and sa; field y u would like co work. Main office, 608 E. Broad Richmond, Va. Hom. J. E. Bran. Preside Sa-t'L T. Hill. Secreter! Se Are Your Friends! Dur Agents Will Call Up? on You. Richmond Beneficial and Insurance Go, Authorized Capital Stock, $5,000. Offcers and Board of Directors: W. F. GRAHAM. President. \V . B. CUNNINGHAM, Vice-Pres JOHN T. TAYLOR, Sec. A Msnager A. T. GRIMES, Treasurer. E. F. Johnson, S. J. Gilpin, J. J. Car ter, P. A. Martin, A. B. Hawkins We pay Weekly Sick Benefits and Death Claims. Further information will be give all person* by address? ing the Business Manager. Out of town Managers: We have most reliable manegers representing us in the persons of Mr. John W. How? ard. No 419 Patton ntreet. Danville, Va. ; Mr*. Alice C. Allen, West Point. Va.; Mr. E. M. Canaday, 135 Queen treet, Norfolk, Va,; Mr. 8por Parker, 610 Qi. 1 jlexandria. Va Wm. E. Brown. 218 Halifax St.. Pet? ersburg. Va , J. If, Smith. Clifton Forge. Va..J. Gordon Smith, Hamp? ton. Va . C. M. H. Johnson, 1636?4th St N Vf. Washington. D. C. Matthew W. Davis, 708 Corner Wise St. and Park Ave, Lynchburg. Va., Now 'Phone 292. Building : 728 N. St coo d St. Richmond Traction Go. FULL LENGTH BROAD ST. Chimborazo Park to Exposi? tion Grounds Also, branches to Reservoir Park from Exposi tion Grounds, and from Eighteenth and Broad Streets to Oakwood Cemetery Beat Constructed Electric Line ir the United States. SCHOOL TICKETS now on sale at general offices of thi company, No. 1112 east Main St. School tickets good between I A* M and 4 P. M.; sold in any amounts a half of regular far Sold upon presentation of school cer tificate, properly signed by Superin tendent or Principal. Bank certitl cates for signature of School Superin? tendent furnished at general office c ompanj. W. ROBINSON, in ii rt to sd ls rk Ul a No. 23 N. ISth Street. Dealer In Fine Wines LIQUORS, CIGARS, &c All Stock Sold as Guaranteed Prompt Attention. Your patrcnagr Es respectful!j soliic JOHN M. HIGGINS, DEALER IN UH rni , in the tods sdit. Choice 6roceries,Iim Liquors & Cigars PURE GOODS. FC LL VALUE F THE MONEY. 1610 E. Fanklin, St., (Near Old Market.) Richmond. - - Virgini rn, ETS. S fl Hc reme id all apital Ya.h Y. M. Gwathmey, 220 N. 17th S Dealer in Choice Wines, Liquors, bacco and Cigars. t29-Bl A S. 8IN6LETOI No. 1828 E. Franklin St. General Merchandisi FINE GROCERIES, CIGARS & TOBAC Country Produce, Wood Coal. Goods Deivere Free Richmond, Va 00. rginia. work, i pro r week 5.00 at iccess ghteen ICE-CREAM AND CON TIONARIES. Furnished for BALLS, SUP PIC-NIGS, etc. Special to Sui Schools and Churches. Gi1 us a call. _L*b9 Everything t over I first-class. Orders promply fl I en can J f what Street mt, r. MRS, MARY TERI 010 N. 1st St - Richmoi ?P Bny The Planet for IS Easley's Restaurant, k>9 N. 2d St., Richmond, Va. CE-CREAM,^^~ :ONFECT.ONARIES Etc [ce-Cream kept on hand both Winter aud Summer, and I can supply you with any quantity during the winter. Call and see me. Private Hoarding Housk. 129 Preston Ave., Charlottesville, Va. First-class Accommodation by tho Week or Month. Table board second to none, at reasonable rates with cool and ventilated rooms. Address Mm*. ULsaUAal C< mmodor*. Prop. inj28-8m IN THE FRONT RANK. ritv, Industrial Mu? tual Aid Society Has been a great benefit to their sick members, also their death bene? fits have helped many. Hustling and polite agents wanted. Masonic Hall, 511 Eat-l <ll-iy St. Wm. Isaac JoHxsoit, President, J.E. Jon sh, Vitie-President, B. P. Vandkrvall, Secretary, E. T. Jbski.nb, Treapurtr, D. J. Ch a serf. Manager. WANTED Cooks and House ?" maids for New York and other Northern cit Tr tnspOTtatiOfl fill ll Island Wages from %% to $b per wuk ?M, Eall'LOTMS.T \<%V9CT, <-? TPn ?rf ?, Tfi.lmond, ^a A ULAUK SKIfl REMOVER. The Negro Weed Not Complain Any Longer of Black Skin. This preperation, if used as dneett-d wLU turn the skin of a black per fv?ur or five shades whiter, and that ol mu!at. ;tly white. It alan re? moves wrinkle** and Freckle* from the face and makt *m beautiful Any person using it can see the result: in forty-eight hours. It does nut turn the skin in spote but bleaches out white. It is a ver j, good thing for weak eye* if allowed la get in the eye while washing th* face One box ol thil powder is ali that is required, if ut-td as directed, the skin remaining beautiful without continual use. and if perfectly harmless. Dil cation and prepaiation will be sent to any ado ress- on receipt of *2.tK3orC. O. D. * Thomas Bbabo, -9-21W W. Broad fltreet Riehmnd. Vs STOP' LISTEN!! He ls a Negro that bas Found a Barrel of Gold. :kma!S S. Fl*kb, nf 511 South 7th Wilmington, N.C., has found what he bat* been looking for for ten yr ara, an herb that makes the hair grow, stops it troin brea! ing off and falling t ut. It will also make your hair straight and beautiful lt re .ndruff, cleans lhe scalp, and removes tetter. I am receiving orders fr'-m all parts of the country. Thia remedy ha* proven to be the best on h to make line hair. Price. Lox, $5; samples BOots. $1 00 and $2 00 ? in to all orders, money bj Of money order. ts want?? es or. WOflKlNGMEN'S AID AND BENEfi 01AL ASS001ATI0N Capital Stock, - - $10,000.00 Home Office: 916^ N. 29th St., Rich? ill one". Va. It is sufficient ti. .-ay that the Work? ingmen'*! Aid and Beneficial .Assoria tion hal in its short caret r of one yt ar \>n months outstripped all ri? vals in the ^ta.te We always pay our c<ick y promptly, and death claims in twenty-four hours after sat? isfactory proof of the same. \V. ls. mnoi.ktg.n, President; Dani ki. Bowler, vice-President, C. F. Norman, Treasurer, Jkbbmta-st 8kith, Seoretar-f. -$400 FOR 10 CENTS it. Te? fl ti Paid Only bv the Planet Bein twin 1 Association To its Members who pay their duee promptly, alter twelve months mem? bership, and proportionately within that time, and thirty dollars in the event of death. Some pay a hither death ben eflt than we do, but our aim is to have you enjoy your money this side of the grave. An application at our office, 710 N. 2nd St., Richmond, Va., in person or by postsl will convince you of our promptness and reliability by the ac? cumulated evidence of sick and death claim receipts. We want live agents in every place, city, town, hamlet or village in Virginia on the most liberal pay. Call or write to John Clinton, Jr.. Business Manager at once for par? ticulars. No fines, taxes, assessments, or meetings to attend ; no .regalia or uniform to buy. All persons carrying policies in this Association are at liberty .to enlist in the Army or Navy Department of the> United Btates government and if dis? abled or killed in any engagement ita defence of his country, the amount due under his policy will be promptly paid Chartered May 28,1897. All promises faithfully kept. Oth? er information furnished at office. A ,. postal will bring a polite, colored agent FEC I to your door. ap'23-3m :co and id PERS iday re triotly lied. *Y, nd, Va. r9-3mo lews, PATENTS Caveats, and Trade-Marks obtained and all Pat? ent business conducted for Moderate Feta. Our Orrie c is ob-posite US. Patent OrricE and we can secure patent in less lime thai; those remote from Washington. Send model, drawing or ph#to., with deaerip tion. We advise, if patentable or not, free of charge. Our fee not aue till patent is secured. A Pamphlet, "How to Obtain 1'aleuts,1* with cost of same 'in the U.S. and foreign cOQEOrtea aant free. Address, C.A.SNOW&CO. OP?. Patent Orrict. Waihinoton, O. C.