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VOL. XVH, NO. 2.
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23,1899 PRICE 5 CENTB Sis O m 6 'a* &>& ro o ^ \ THE HOLIBAYS. OFFERINGS OF OUR AD? VERTISERS. A Merry Prospect and a Hap; py Time. The holidays are upon us and our advertisers are ready to terre the pub? lic When it become! a matter o( taste and satisfaction Mr. ^^ H. F. JONATHAN ?tandi at the door -willa the frtibest, Anett, mott satisfactory lot of fish, oyiteri and game that has ever fallen upon the palate of man. He is thor? oughly reliable and his prisec are rea? sonable and in keeping with the kind and olass of supplies furnished. Mr. w. w. I0CTT will snake yon look fine enough to at? tend a wedding. Ide knows how to give you a first?elass hair-cut. shave or shanipO*c. Call and see bim. Mr. JOHM M. BIGGIN ?) is too well-known to need comment j here. Bia customers all say that he buys the best and furnishes the same pure article to the consumer. If you I want to feel good during the holidays,' drive away care and at the same time j not injure yourself, get a liberal sam-j pie of Higgins' Best. Yes, the BBBBVOLBNT, IJnV?BTMBNT A UBI IBF AS? SOCIATION will do all that it promises. Its polite, active agents are ever ready to afford tau information. If you wish to get your money's war th and feel safe over vour future prospects, call and see them. Rev. G. C. Coleman is presi? dent and Prof. J. H. Blackwell is sec? retary. Now, Mr. A HAT BS ia here ready to serve you. He is no back number and his stock and equip? ments are ati icily first-class. If you have a wedding, supper, ball or party to attend, remember that this quiet, but faithful liveryman will serve you to the satisfaction of yourself and friend. His large establishment is thoroughly ?quipped, aad if you do not see what you want, ask for it. What did you say? Funeral*? Oh yes, he is one of the most sympathetic individuals and will serve you prompt? ly. Call and see him. Teeth? Yes Dr. PB RAMSEY is one of the best (quipped dentists in the state and will furnish you with a new set or with go!d fi linga. He does al) kinds of work of thi;* kind and is as gentle as a bab-) in dealing with the patient. Mr. WILLIAM CD8TALO is one of the guide posts of this coramu nity, when you need lo brace up or are feeling ill. rVhen your stomathe is ont of order and y *or wife i-i sics:, he is the great consoler. His medicines are pure and are just as represented His place of business is fitted np in tha latest style, .-how your appreciation by geing there. Mr. WM, B. SMITH, JR., the well-known tonsorial artist haa called it Little Billy's Place and the boys call thereto see him. His hair? cuts, and shaves are strictly "up to date." When ready to go and see your u>-Rt girl, call and see "Little Billy'1 and be happy. THB 80UTHBRH AID 8O0IBTY. needs no introduction at our hands. If you will look at tha mammoth half page advertisement in this issue, you will see that it has introduced itself. Read the table of ra*es. It does all that it says it will. If you are sick I you should ramambsr to Join it when you get well. If you are well, you , should run and pay your entrance fee I before you get sick. Mr. A. Washing ton, the president, is known by every? body asa reliable, gentlemanly, pains taking eitisnn. He will do all he says he will. Mr. Thomas M Crump, the yoong manager, is also known for his reliability and faithfulness to duty. He has gone at the work with snap? pish and energy and the patrons |ara praising him. If you want to belong to a good thing, join the Southern Aid Insurance Company. It will be a ben? efit to you, your children and to the community in whioh you live. When you pass their new office, call in and see them. Yes, Mr. NATHANIBL J. LEWI! practices law. If you have a title to examine, a oise to be locked after or. pardon un, a divorce to obtain, look for | his shingle and explain your troubles. The SECURITY, INDUSTRIAL MUTUAL AID SO? CIETY is now at 207 Foushee 9t. It pays sick and death bent-fi s. *T'he work it has done nnd is still doing has now the confidence of the public. Mr. W. Tsaae Johnson is president and Mr. O. Nf. Brown, the manager. This h enough to satisfy yr u If you want to join a giod, reliable society call and see them Their agents will wait on vou at any time. They are all right. Yes, Mr. W. S. BBLDEN. knows all about, the but*ir*esr>. Every b >dy says so. He has officiated at as many funerals as mo't of them and knows how to give satisf action. If you feel downcast send him won' and he will relieve yon of responsibility and | j put away your relative io a way that ' will awaxen admiration. No, we had not forgotten Mr. D. A. BBB GUION. He is the dentist, who has recentlj located here. They say he knows all about the business, too. He ts a grad? uate and has had an experience in dentistry of whieh you should avai yourself at once. Don't feel embar? rassed. Let him fix those teeth or fur nirth you with a new set. He comes highly recommended. Something t< eat? Yes. THOMPSON'S DIB IMG BOOMI 1 > are open to you and to the public You will flad all of the dishes of the season The service is first c'ass and the prices will astound you. Every ona is prais? ing this new "hotel" for Richmond. If you want to know the beat place, call and see them. No trouble to show goods, and still less to eat them. Call there. O you met him! Mr, WILLIAM TENNANT is popular and his grocery is a place to supply vour wants. Fresh or salt meats, groceries of all descriptions and strictly first-mass His cash prices are "away down" and if you want a fine Christmaa dinner, call and see him He has carefully selected his stock and is most accommodating Messrs J. A. A C. J COCK** are known bb the successors to the re? liable firm of Henry Cooke. Their liv? ery department is rquitped with tha latest style carriages ar.d all orders are promptly andt84tit*fa"torial:y attended. Sad day to you? We hadn't beard T-f it, call cn then for they are as skillful at managing funerals aa they are in offici? ating at wedding.-*. They know how to relieve y mr mind and supply all of th*- requirements for the occasion. See new aovertisement. Bey. Holmes Weds The First Bapt'st Church was pack ed with a surging miss of humanity on last Thursday night. The occasion waa the murragi of Mrs. '"-usanna Watkins to Rev. Jam**8 ,f,. Holmes, l>. D. The ceremony was performed by R<*v. Walter H Brooks. D D-, of Washington, D. C., who in company with his wife who ie Rev. Holmes'* step-daughter arrived in this city on Wednesday last. A large number of prominent per r *n*, both white ar.d colored were present to witne.sjthe event, and the popular doctor and his bride were the recipients of many congratulation-*. The recption was held at 1000 N ,' 4th St., and friends called until a late ? hour. i May they have a pleasant voyagt , j dating the remainder of life's journey. i Moboan? Shits?The ma ria Miss Martha A.. Smith to Mr. W. 8 Morgan will take place Tuesday, De? cember 28*h, at 1 o'eloek p. tn . at thc Ebenezer Baptist Church. Frienda an invited. No earda. MAGOO'S MESSAGE. A FEW CHURCH NOTES. Wedding Bells Ring Loud and Clear. TIMELY ADViUE TO YOUBG MEI AID WOMEH. ?Magoo'*" Wish fora M*rry Christ? mas?Other Notes from the Ward. Our Sunday aervioes good at all of our churches on last 8unday ; but they promise to be better on next Sunday. The theme at all of tbe churches will hang on the "Birth of .Christ." They should be well attended, Christmas entertainments will be held at ill of our churches during next week. IheHiokory Hill Mission will have their Christmas, entertainment on ' hiistmas mor/iing at 10:80. An ex? cellent programme has bren arranged for the ocaaslon. All are welcomed The Moore Si. and Fifth St. Baptist Churches will hold their last commun? ion services for the year on next Sun? day afternoon. The members of both churches are exptcted to be present. Marriagea aeemed to have been one ef the leading features of this section for several months past. It haa been soarer* of pleasure io ihe public io at? tend them. The marriage of Rev. James H Holmes at the First Baptist Church on laat Thursday night leaves two widow ed pastors ia this this eity. "Ajax'* can apeak for one and the Far East the other. How stands ihe caae, brethren? We received invitations to the fol? lowing marriagea on last Thursday night: Rev. Dr. James Holmes and Mrs. Sosanna Watkina; Mr. Percy Wilson and Miss Hattie Jones; Mr. Luther Allen and Miss Nellie Brown. We hope all a merry Christmas and a happy future. i*o sar that this week loads to social enjoyment wou:d be but mildly put? ting it. A wet*k when girls look to their fellows for the compliments of Christmas. The children loos with at xioig hearts for the gifts of Santa Clause. Young men, it is Christmas times. Be gcb-r-minded and not allow your? selves becomes obnoxious at no time. Be gentlemen. Young girls, entertain our young men ona high order daring the holi? day. Don't allow them to be? come imcxicatt d at your hand-*. There is much sickness in this sec? tion at this time. Let us who are more fortunata carry to them some of *he comforts of life. R^m-^niber, the pjor you have always with you. Quite a number of our girls wh i have been teaching in various parts of the country, have returned home to spend the holidays. Mr. James White, a >oung business man of thia ruction, who bas been eon* li.ted Tat home for several weeks, is much improved. He would be glad to see .hil friends at 12 West Federal Street. We wish all a Merry Christmas. We have had m.my "abuses anl threats" made against us this year for talk, bu', it will ill be right by a i dressing ' Mag no" the compliments of a Merry Christ mas. Again, we wish you a Merry Christmas. .mo Ubd. KNIGHrSOFr-Il-HlAo1. Another Kew Lodga at Norfolk. Nobi-olk, Va., Dec 19, 1893. A lodge? of Knights of Pythias wat instituted here last night at the Caa'li Hall ol Pythias Lodge, No. 21. Gram Chancellor John Mitchell, Jr., arrive*. via O. and O. route at 7 P. M. and was mat oy Sir R. M. Seara and Mr I. li Oanaday. Tbe following Kir K nigh ta filled the aUtion*: Grand V C., Wm. H. Min yard ; G. P., Rev. Dr. H. B. Mitchell: G. M at A.. A. A. Pollard; G K of R and 8 , Edward Langley; G M of W.. Wilkes Adams j G. I. G., E V. Haw throne ; G. 0 G.. Nelson Sumner ; asst G. M. at A . J E. Coles These were assMtad hy Deputy Grand Cn an cell jr R E Kndred. R. R Burgess. John Riyal. W. H. Robinson, J. Paul Wright and others. The new lodge will be known aa Gold en Seal. Grand Medical Director Wm Troy, waspreaeot. The foll >wiog are ita officers: O. C., Joseph P Freeman -V. O , P. L. Hinea; K. of R. and ti. W. A Rainby; M of F.,Jan-*sH Brook*; P.. Nat Harris; M. of Exoh., John F. Matthews ; M. at A., J H. Kn treli; M. of W., E. M. Canada*?; I G, F E. Puryear; OG., Jame* Live; Trustees, W. H. Middle? ton, E. M. Canaday. F E. Pu*year The repast was en joyed by all. This lodge was gotten up through the ener? gy of Sir 7. M Rears and he deaervea much credit for the work. 8. 8. Union Uffleera Elected. At the regular meeting o' the Exe? cutive Board of the S. S. Union, held at the F>rat Baptist Church ob Taurs day evening, December 14th, the fol? lowing officers were re-elected for an? other year: R. H ThurBton, preaident; W G. Carter, viee-president; A Dandridge secretary , A. Beverly, assistant secre? tary ; P. M. Beverly, corresponding secretary ; ? Beverly, treasurer ; John rT. Shelton, chaplain ; C. C. Williams, chorister ; W T Taylor, assistant ebor iater; Miss Rona James, organist; L. Y*. Harris, H. S. Inspector. Mrs. H. L. Williams waa elected assistant or? ganist in tbe plaea of R. H. White. The meeting waa wall attended and much interest manifested. The in? stallation will be ai the Ebenezer Bap? tist Churoh on Sunday, January 7ih, ai 3:80 p. m. A nice programme is be ing prepared by a special committee. Services at St- Joseph's. folemn High Mass at 9 a. m., at whioh the celebrant, Reverend Paster will tfBciate, assisted by Deacon Rev. Fnth *r Duffy, suo-Deacon Rev. Fath? er Aysfta. Rote Wig Mass will be sung by a full choir, accompanied by orchestra. Two omer services will follow High Mass. Children's cervices at 9 a. m. Bene? diction of b eased sacrament. No evening service a on Christmas. Cards of admist>iun will be asked for at Solemn High Mass Leigh St Church Services There will be services at ihe LeJg1* St M. F. Churoh Sunday, D.c. 24, '99, ai ll a. m. pr <?i>hi!*.-?. At 3 p. m. there will b* Christmas exercised bv the members of the cho r and i h - Sab? bath School. A very mteres.ii g pro grarxrre has been arrsng-d. Chorus by the School, The Chiming Christmas B.-l * ; chorus by very sma 1 children. Happy (Jh> istmas Time it Here ; duet, Who is He,? Misses Eva and Janie B. Smih;solo, Happy Little Children,? Mrs. M vi Bunn; essay,? Mis* Cora K. Smith ; recitations by Mifses Nettie i'hreat. Jennie Gla-giw, Cynthia Edmonton, Senora Eldridge, Mattie P,-ter-Mn and o'.hers. Short address by the Sop-?rint.endent, Mr. Thomas H. Bru. rai idr.-ua h*> the pastor, iib Rev. J. Edward Gunby. All are most cordially invited to be present. ^ *? ari Holt? Poinobxtbb? The ma-triage oi Mirs Maud C. Poindexter to Mr. M. E Holt has been announced. The cere' monv will take place Wednesday, Dec. 27, 1899, at 10:30 A. M., at there-si dence of the bride, Louisa, Va. Friend are invited Nojards., 1 0HRJ3TMAB. Christmas ! what a glorious word ? It tells of wonders past, ?d Reminda aa how our gracious Loral? Our burdens on Him east? ;? T Swerved noi but bora th*>m co ihe eaa**V That wa redeemed might b \ That He, our more than brothes**-, friend, Might die while we go free. Ws aee again ihat wondrous star Whioh leo the famed magi. And piloted them from afar Te where ihe Saviour lia. Again we sae Elizabeth as aha, her eouain greeta With words which hold both life atMf death, and prophecies repeats. The chorus of the angela brigut; The shepherds' startling tale ; The warning and the mid nignt dight O'er hill and plain and vale; .Vnd Jor-eph's dream of boui-i again In holy Pal< stine. 'Vhere all that Israel's hope contain Of this world might be a**en. 1 hat rotorie of doctors, wise, C mfuund'd bj* a child. Whose wisdom caused them auoh sar? prise, They were with wonder wild. Thu year* of filial service He To parents freely gave ; | The wedding in Oana of Galilee j The scene at L?zarua's grave. See, too, the woman at ihe well, And hear thai conversation Twixt Christ and her and hear her tall Of ber own condemnation. Tien, aee Him walking on the aea ; And aee the ihouaands fed, Along the shores where often Ht) Had Hia own gospel spread. In the gard an of Gathsemane, Tn Pilate's Judgment hall. Then sae Him nailed unto ihe tree Whereon He died for all t The resurreation from the dead t The ascension into heaven! See! on Mount Olivet, light is shed I And hope to men is given. ?O. M. 8tbwabJb?. ! MR. BAIDOLPH AGAIN 00 tfVIUrEIfc Another Apoeal Taken. The county court of Hanrioo on Sat? urday. lB,h inat., affirmed the decision of Squire Lewis in sending E A. Ran? do!pu E-q . to jail for thirty days for obtaining $5 under falsa pretenses. Mr. Rando! oh was represented by Jae. H. Hayes, E-q , who thereupon took an appeal to tne Circuit Court. Bail was granted in the sum of $300. a*) * <Ta--. Mt. Olivet Fapt. Church Services. I On next. Sunday, the congregation of the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church will hold services in their new building; oa 25tn and S ?treats, at ll a. m., 8 p. sn, and 8 o'clock p m. Eminent divines of the city will preach. The new church is within 3 equarea* of the Ki h n-'nd Railway and Electric* Line* and near the Traction line. M'tchill (?Wau-.**. ? Miss Bernice? w* s i became the bride of Mr. Wm, B. Mitchell. Trursdav, Deo. 13th, atfc the re-idence of the groom, 10C0 N. 2nd* St Great many friends were prevent Their fu'ure home will be as. 822 St Jamies at., the residence of the bride. -Mrs. Maria Robinson, of N 80th j St, who has b??? n confined to her roora ?vj week-, '.'om sickness, ia able to I ba out. -Mr. Richard T. Coghill, Sr , os? Manc-heater, \ <,., will visit Charlottes? ville nex'. w k, leaving Saturday nigh." via of the y ? hero R. R. While there " j he will be th guest of hi* relative* Mr. and Mm John Coles. -Rev. ju tos J. Evans of Roane* waa in the cry thia week and called o I us. 81 -Mr. J. T. Coleman of Cumber i land, Md., called on us.