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RICHMOND. VIR4.IXIA.SATURDAY NOV KMliKH 25. 1905. PRICE.FTVE CENTS The Apple Tr..-. In Bay garden an apple tree To'ard beaven reared lta head, In praise of God. aa all could aee, Its arm-llke boughs lt apread. A ailent seraion preached that tree, As plaln aa i ird. And as it aeemed addressed to me, I drank ln every word. The God of nature I proclaim: Tho tree went on to aay? The Bota Creator ls Hia nauir. Tba univerae owns Hla sway: He made the worlds aa now they Htand: Obedlent to Hla wlll, He holds them In HIs mlghty band, His law they all fulflll. In aaa Hia law'a exempllf; Aa all who will may kn Each year I've lived I've alao dled. So far aa outward nl Each winter flnds me stlff and atark. ad. my bark th?>re no longer spread. But snrlng-time comes and by His paa I from th" daad ar: trult ls latont In pach flov. Whloh br.-aks forth from niy oyea; Tho birds sinp in | :.a again. 'Tis ros ra! ing men Of reaurrection'a daa -O. KD. ?:o: A UIIITI. M W ^\< KMK IS 111^ III I I'lmt of a NVfrro-? 811 - und I'rii-iul. BTntarnrtaa) Mr. W. J. Walhar, a ?: who waa ataployad by tba Bl trir Liajbi aad P Co.. and ? .-ss It waa to llghts in tba < ity in rood ordar, in compaay altbi Baaaaaal Sh daily rouinl. ranii' to tho liKht on Haniilton To: Mr BaBtaaai aaa w<>nt to lamp for f trlniniinn it. Aa he hold of tba Baapaaaioa wlra, hla body wns Jorkod from tba groiin.l and whilo he waa hanciiiK b* .. ebart" who was ln his ba8*aTi r;?u and prabl' Bbaraaaa with th. thaa fona I roniploto olr.uit and ca 0 paaa through his body which on a almoat in ly. Mr Shornian was badly burned about tho hands and it was aome tini?. bofora ba oould uae hla nius rythlng was dono 1 efaaVaa OOd frionds to rosuscita Walkor. but all ln vain. Th. whili- ln agony, looboi Ba Tho fato of his whito fri.-nJ rosent to try and aave Tno colorod man ia doing fairly arall and will recover. but the white man bas end.-d his raroor in life, and has gone to appcar before his Makor. reat crowd of both colored and assembled on tho BOBBB and showed that they 8orrowed for the young whit.' man who had ! auch a heroic .! While the unfortunate occurrence cannot he remodied now, we might aay a word, for the benefit of others: Don't get too carelesa with your job Tl ?? man who had every thing wlth him to prevent Juat sucb happenlng. but. being careless. and on to the job. allowed himaolf to v.nture without them. What is the use of companiea furnlsbing their employees wlth the neceaaary preven BB, and they not use them? Don't get too old with your job. Had he done aa dtnected by the company, tho white i.ian would, no doubt, be llving. and he would not have been ahocked. almoat to death. The Neejroea of thia city ought ta a nionument over thia young white man; if allowed to do bo. Let us show to the white people, that we appreciate heroic deeda performed by them for any member of our race. Mr. Johnaon'a Trlp. Mr. J. W. Johnaoo, the "Navy HIU flnancier" wil! leave thi8 week for a trlp through the South-land. He wlll be abaent about aixtv daya, vialting Raleigh. N. C, Charleaton, S. C . Atlanta. Ga.. Tuakegee, Ala.. Jackaonville, Pla. and other aouth? ern eitiea. Mr. Johnaon haa made remarka ble progreaa in thla city by hia large deallnga in real eatate. Ha la one of the wealthieat colored men in the atate aad la moat favorably known amoag the flnaaclal lnatltutlons of thla eity. We conllally reommend him te the fa/orable conaideratlon cf theee .??"?ientii.1 people wltb whean he may come ln eontact dur? ing hra travela. ATLANTIC CITY HAS A MYSTERY Attempts to Wreck Pennsylvania Flyer May Bring Arreeta. GOODRIC1TS STORY DOUBTED Atlantic Clty, Nov. 21.?Two at? tempts to wreck a Pennsylvanla rail? road traln and what may have been an attrtnpt to murder tha man who saya he frustrated the flrat effort ara tbo sallent featurc* 4 the mont baffliriK niysterl^a that haa over coma to tho attention of tha police of thia clty Aa the arene of tho, would be crlme la out of tho ;>o',lce here are not ksBBad to make an invea tigation. but they are, novertii- * paying great attention to the caao and Captain nf IVtecttve-, Maxwell aays that t: opataata promtso a aen BBfaOaUal cllmax. Captain Maxwell freoiy admlta that he haa aome atartl Ing ???- ba hla poaaeaalon which to dlvulge Baaa would defeat tha of hi* examtnatlon. which will prob ably result In an arr In the tangle of pecuilar drcum stancos only one thing la r-ortnin and that la that the traln for Philadelphla waa saved from a dlsastroua and un questlonably fatal wreck by the mer eat char. The remalnder of th*? caae htncea on tbo truthfu'nosa of Ll.-v.! (;..c?rich. a yeara old. who Is atay Ing wlth Dr" W H Walllng. at Parlflc av- wMlrich tells ln d< tall a narratlve of a remarkable ox porienr** wl\? n ha waa bound to a plle of railroad ties and left on the tracks to ba klllfd Ha aays he BBOBBaal hv cuttlng tho ropca with hla pooket knlfe. Oartala dl.-rrcpancles ln hla statomrnts have led the police to be skeptlral ot tl.oir .ntlre truth and they me.in to quentiou him more cloeely. ???n at I>r. WalUng's roal den<e tho young man ? ! both whi'h were chafed at thon-h ' p a long rad aah on tho ?f hla neck waa Juat auch a mark a?! w. ttld hava baaa made by a rope. On h were marka of !ow. ?Irirh haa not yet boon oatechls luit wlll bo olosoly queationed after they have aerured othor evtdeare they ran and lt wlll then be seen how cloeely hla ver alon flts the known fa<-?? ? I?t waa mad? at ex actly the BBBa - ~lr1ch says he had his hattle. The poaltlon was ?o chosr?n that had th* tiaa not been raaaavaa ;!d have plung ed the loromotlvo Into the Btream ai:d thoro araald have been a fearful Wfacfc. It was Charlos A.lanis, a bay flshor man. and Wllliam Harkeft. an em ployo of the railroad. who avertod the dlsaater Adams was on his way to vtalt hla aloop wh.on he saw what looked Uata :i man lylng across tho tracka. On ln vestlpatton he saw that flve tles had been lald ahere. one across both ralla and the other four acroes the outalde rall. Aa he waa wondcring who could have attaaaptad aaeh a crlme ho heard tho whlstle of tho traln and ealling for help to a man who waa approach Ing he set to work to clear the tracka. The other, who was Harkett. as alsted in the work. The two had not removed tho obstructlona a mlnuto beforo the traln daaiird by. While the young man'a account by bo meana explains tho rase aatlafac torily. lt ls n?verthelosa the only plaua Ible explanation thus far advanood whlcb accounta for everythlng. AIMS OLD OUN?KILLS 81STER Pathetic End of Childlah Prank On Returnang From tcheol. Carlisle. Pa . Nov. 22?Beautlful Ag nea Rest. the 17 year-old daughter of Samuel Best. a farmer. waa ahot and kllled by her 14-year-old brother. Sam uel, who in a boytsh prank took alm at her head with as old shotgun be had found hiddon away ln a cup board. Tha boy found the ria after they had returned from dlatrlct school. and lmmedlately conrelved the Idea of making a target of Agnes. who atood la the dnorway. Tha girl waa kllled. Prusaian Refugeaa Arrtva. Philadelphla. Nov. 21.?Among the (71 paaaengera who anived hero on tho British ataamahlp Marioa from I.lvorpool aad Queenetown were a aumber of tha aallora of the Raaalan hattleahip Potemklae. whoaa trew araa la mutlny la the Rlack See laat aum mer. The aaen were aiat by frleoda aad takaa to Nbw Tork. Abont 100 Jawa from varions pavrta of Ruasla were al-o paaaeagaarB ea the BCerioa Soaaa of theaa war* BBa^aajBl fraea alttea wbare Bfltraawa agalaat aha Jeaaa aad beea aOBBaatttaal. Alabama Penny Savings liank Iluilri ing l>.Ktr..y.??l. Tho fir<- n< w thnee story brick bulldlng of the Alabama Penny Sav ?lirmlngham. Ala.. one of tba loadmg oolorod boablng Soufh. was by fln? shortly after midnlRht. Mon? day morning. About a half-block Of hulldings. entailing a loss estima al $150,000 waa wiped out. Tho amount of insurance is not sta: R.v. \\ tl. BBraaks, I). I). Ilrr.'. r. W. h Brooka, D. n. of v, (' . u Cbareb, Sun .. 1905 at 8 oVlock P. Tba i ott Gaaaj l Baaa atl ( the i abaarl ? tba N'.itionai Baptrat Cooveatloo and will heroafter roeoajaiai aa au aJ-'or tho praa maintain its autonomy in tho "f 8 : .. aUoaa. Tho coni lmonds tho nnion of 7he | ;rginia an.i the on. It is a far ?ff ? of tba sunimation of this hofa and r lation. Hero ls the b B of tho Na? tional ivaaUaa th** follow ba tween tba Nattoaal lt tlon an.i elgn Missionar\ Conventlon of tba I'nitod Btataa. <>f bi aifiration of th- f t[,,. Of Aniorioa. and f.-r ? protnotloa of mtaaiona at bobbi tha Nattoaal I ur wa . Ic Identlty in bbUob Board ? and ' ' BtlOB are to !?.? earolh il Baptist ? ntion for this ? aar - aad oxpaadftar larly roportad to tl i of tba Natloaal Bai wntion vviinr W0 .io not Latarfara >.-t aa ? \i>r?->s ? h. day will aooa eoaaa wh.-n thoro will ba only . organization ln oa. h working in harmony with th. tional Baptist OoavBBtloa. (d> And as to tho torritory now oeeaptad i>> tba racaatly or^anized Conventlon and the Lott < nwntion. as a Diatrlct or any other orKani/ation tbal torritory, aaattar of difficuity ' t.y th. in. And we re specifully rsuggest and rBoomraaad tbat all i ? harebaa cordlally and gonerously rer.dvo mprosenta ir National and District or ganizations who come wlth a vlew of advancing denominational growtb, both at home and abroad. te) If at any time during the pres ent conventional year repreaenta of either the Foreign Mission Board of the National Baptist Con vention or the Lott Carey District Conventlon ahall be in need of Im ?aallBla funds for the maintenance of their respoctivo financlal obliga tions, mutual heipfulness ahall ob tain, and ao far as posslble the wish es of both organizationa ahall be reapected. (f) Upon the adoption of this pre amble and agreement between the National Baptist Conventlon and the Lott Carey Conventlon herein effect ed a consolidation between the two bodies Is formed and we pray that the great head of the church may bleae them both. in thla happy con aummation. (Signed) John H. Frank, Chairman Foreign Mia8ion Board P. F. Morrls. J. A. Wbitted. W. T. Johoaon, A. W. Pegufta. C. 8. Brown. Repreaenting the Lott Carey Foreign Miaaion Diatrict Conventlon of the United Statea of Amarlca. ?:o: FOR SALE. 1883 A 1005 St. John St. Rent |18 a aneath. Price 81500. 8S5 A IS5H Hlckory St. Rent $21 a naooth. Price $1800. POLLARD 4 BAOBT. 6 N. 11th St. REY. DR. IILLIAI TROYIAID TO REST DIED AT CAJMDEN, N.J.; Imposing Ceremonies Here. Large Cn>wd at Funeral. ? illam Troy. I>. D. dled Fri day nlKht li>:,.-, al J. ln 7th yoar of hla age Ha was ar. He' ttrick en with paralysis for BM tiiue and this with Bright's d aadl othai ed taV ls across tha river from Philadelphla, Pa. He llvad a daughter, nie Waii Iphla and the M he was a maanbor i r the reman. Ifr John u Harria, tha Funeral Dtrector had charge of the ren ilns and pra m for burial. THE KKMAINS RE H HERE. On i <>f the Itae Funeral \ i> Prlaa l \ ohari taaaa. M daaaatar) and her daughter. phla. The funeral party reached thia city last mornlng consiateil nf the Brldow, .V Miss Zeuobla Ollver. uiaina Church. a rhaj w, I /.. D BORN IN vikcim \ Wiliiam Troy was horn In h 10th, BS| He marricd Miss I lf II He profaaa l and Jolaeal tha Baptlal church. in i in Ctnclnnatl, 0? ahara . ihe /lon Ba] of tha church at Baalalag then- i. which tin.? t to Wladaor ada. He : in Eur. and ihe I'nited Sia:- B. H Btlta islands of Jaiuau a, Hayti TO the SBCONTJ TIST CHURCH. Ha Rlehmoad ln 1 stl?> and for all ?-\i to taa paople. la ls?*,7 ; .1 to tho pastorate of :t of this city. In 1 *74, he r<->.. I taa ladti 1 and Church known as the Moora st. ladaatria] and Mlssion School. in IStO, ha was ra< to the pastorate of The Bwcoad Bap churc-h. iie aaaaaqueatly a gain f the .ureh and organ he BaMaraa Daataat Chaan ahlch \i>-\. A. S. Thomaa ls now tor. He later r. iBta and flnally localed at Cani den. N. J.. the iila?-*> of his d Ha is survived by his chlldren as follow8: Fannie E (Mrs. Oi. Dr. Wllliam Troy of Franklin. Joshua W., N'annie (Mrs. Walkor). and one other son Iocated at New port News. Va. A Plea for Colored Orphans. The season of Thanksgivlng ia nearlng, and that tho orphans of the Friend8 Asylum for Colored may. like others, Join in the good eheer; we apply to the generov publlc for donations of what ever kind can be given to us?of money, clo:hing, food, fucl, etc. Any donations will be thankfully received. MRS. BETTIE GRAVES. Matron. Grand Chancellor Oeawell Here. Grand Chancellor C. D. Creswell of Goorgia waa ln the clty for a short while last Sunday. He waa ahown the property of the Order and he vlalted the Mechanlca' Savlnga Bank and the resldonce of Grand Chancellor Mitchell. He waa ac companied alao by Grand Maater of Excheqner H. F. Jonathan and Sir S. S. Baker. He waa met by Grand Keeper of Reeords and Seala Thom? aa M. Crump. Dinner was arranged for the par? ty at the reeldence of Paat Chancel? lor Wllliam Cuata'o. 72* N. 9th 8t. Sir Creawell waa aehodalad to heeve however earlior aad accordingly hla fare was eatec by thaaa who aecoro panled him. A moat aajoyable time waa apent at Sir Cuataloa reeldence. roRRIl.l.Y IU HXKII. \ ?..i..r.?i Woman Eaaaaa Her idf.-. last Baaday morning fiamos tyod a shanty on Church Hill nn'1 ' of a colored woman and tho sorious. if no( lnjury of a colored man. and bnrno.l ep tba house watch-doc. whlch ls to have blaze u oil lamp which had l-ft to biirn through the night. The flre was dtaoovored shortly af tnorning. The shanty. oonslBtlag of two rooma, was locatod in tba rear of No. 118 N Twoaty-aalnth B md was I'ri'-o. who is abO ohi. an.i Louis Arohor. The n baralag during the night, and no CHAF ROUBLI TO THE It is aUppOBOd th;.T tbB h'llli ploded, or. mora liko' ad ovar b) tba dog. btbo was a fa tba iwltag about tha of pray. Tho turn.Tl in. litti.. hut was practkall: atroyi Biaa aad womaa aalaap, aad ai . .1 bj ti.. The inan was barnod to tba boat] i. rrlbly charr r making a teoapi I) injwr. badly baraod, an.i h doubtfaL. roaj was klllod by tba I Ar. hor wa.: takop tO tb Alinv'. lir. Miii Wcda Bara. \ nui.t bOfl al >1" f Mr. Bl ? Hamtltoa i>. ? Phll I. Thoi 1).::, ? and la now |ag Ib Rlchmoad. Th. OWlttg plants and clu Tba Cbarh Phll Chorcb. Tba bride was attlraaj la a bloa lioad.loth trimm.d wltb lOOl B nativ.- of Pbll pbta and a gi ... d nurso from ola ilom.- aad Hos-ii tal, Now York. Tho oouplo will ro dda *i'h Mr. No. 741 N. Srd Bt, City, Tba ga< .. of Pblladalphla, motbar of tba b rat of 1 ide. of Pblladalphla, 1: i oaway of Pbiladalpbla; Mr d Mr. P/altar * Dr. Slill ls a B and nophow of William nf I'hilad.lphia, of undorground railroad1 fame. !rs. Callie D. Brown has been in.lispo.se l this week. \V. F. Graham has been conflned to hor room but is now nmch taaproi ?Mrs. Claude Brown haa been s.riously Indisposed. but is now niuoh improved. ?Mr. Royall Davis is in th. Ha \%i',l r.'turn to Hot Springs, Va. shortl.. ?Mr. J. F. Smith, who has been 111 for several montha is out again attonding to husineaa. ?Cadet Wlllie Thomaa, of Pyth iati f'adet Co. No. 1. is indisposed at hla bome No. 813 N. St. James St. ?Rev. W. H. BrookR, D. D. will preach at Efc nozor Baptist Church Sunday Nov. 26th, at^ 11 A. M. ?The St. Luke Emporium wlll open for buslnesa on the 27th fhst. at 112 E. Broad St. The Bank haa been placed in the dry-gooda de? partment and the offlee railing from the former bank headquartera re aet at the new quarters. The old vault will be used principally for the safety of the booka of the organiza tion and for auch branch banking hiiaineaa aa may come from that aec tion of the city Preerdent O. W. Hayea of Virglnla Thaological Semrnary and College waa in the cfty thla week. He came on arcount of tha death of hia aunt'a huaband. Mr. D. W. Branch. who de parted thla life Thuraday. Nov. 16th. at hla reeidenca, 624 N. 8th St. Mr. Hayea reporta his school in a moat proaperoua condition. Sl.-iO.oo Endowment Palcl. FCewpoii Nawa, t Thia la to cortlty that I have re? ceived from John Mltchell. Jr., Grand Chancellor of the Grand Lovige of Vlrginla, Knlghta of Pyth laa. N. A.. 8. A.. E., A.. A. and A. ($160.00) One Hundred and Fifty Dollara ia payment of the death Clalm ..f Williatr. ' of Bharoa wport ! signed: ?c. n Ward Admlniatrator. Wltneaaea: ? iwa. of Sharon L J. .1 Si.in.ix> ?aaaBwaaaaa i\ud. This is to certlfy that l I i from John Y , ;rand Chancellor of tha Crand Lod; Vlrginia. Kniglitx of I'ythlns. N S. A.. E. A and 00) One Hundred and Fiftv Dollai harlea ar/. Wit n< ? - W. G D I W. s. Hobaoo, K of R. and S. J. .1. Booker, l> Sl.lO.OO BaBaBanBBBBB I?ai?l. Narfola r. ICth, This is to . I from John Mltchall. Jr., Grand Chancellor of the Grand Pyth V. and A. claitu ?if ? iber of ! Va. Wltneaaea i ? Sl.-.o oi> linlouin. nt PBML Norfolk, Va., Moa. ICth, This is to ccrtify that I have re I from John Mltchell. Jr.. ! Chaoet llor of tha Grand ? of Vlrginla, Knlghta >>f . A. and A. ($150.00) One liundred and Fifty ? clalm of the Uate Sir Wa, B. Dui Darkaaa Wit ii. .1 <' \v F ? I'u: W. H M if y. flBaXOS FudoMiiieiit Pald. 20. 1905. This is t,, eartlfj ti!;lf i have re 1 from John Mitchell. Jr.. Grand Chancellor of the Grand of Vlrginla, Knights of i ? ($150.00) One Humir.d and Fifty Dollara ln payaiaat of the death clalm of Sir Andorson Johnson. who waa a niember of Virginia Lod| kii-hrnoml. Va. nia Johnson, Admlnistn-trix. Witnessea: ? A. Hayes. Eva G. Davls. SIOO.OO Endowment Paid. Richmond. \ 17. 1905. Thia is to certffy that I have re? ceived from John Mitchell, Jr., C.rand Worthy Counsellor of the Grand Court of Virginla. I. O. Calan the ($100.00) Ono Hundred Dollara in payment of the doath-claim of 'irammar, who waa a aaaaabar of Rosetta's Court. No. 173 of Richmond, Va. his Signed:? Dennls X Grammar, mark Bcceflciary Witneaa: ? Eva O. Davia. The Court of Calanthe gave a grand banquet and anniversary at Martinsville. Va. Frlday nlght, Nov. 17th at the Hlgh St. Hall. A moat entertalnlng programme had been arranged. Commlttee; Mraa Bertha A Hamlin and Misa Vina Halraton. Uahera; Mary A. Cahill. Sallle Jones. Eucy Hlckman. On Reception: R lizabeth Plood. Wrnnle Dandridge. Allce Bowe. Mlatreaa of Ceretno Bies. Mra. V. M Early. Organiat, I Mlaa Tlna A. Plood. Property For Sale. The Teoples Real Estate and In Bl Co is certainly forging to the front. The following is a list of Of their pro ! with and any of which can be ob talaad oa raaaoaahla terma. .$ 3500. ? 10 N . 3500. LB St. 3500. . 91. . . 1250. . . . . 2000. .'. W. Duval Bf. 1500. 9 W. Duval St. tl St. 1100. I'inford . ? tddoa Hin. addoa lllll. 11? .i. $1$ Janraa . 625. tSS. 806 Grahain | VA' aaar - 1S00. l ll all llonorecl?The Bo i s - r.-d. 12 th, with St. irch, n. - and oa from tha said I- Bor. I with pathoa and ing tho aud l\ La. Hall was 1 a dlplotBB from d tho lalty. Tho od memb For ? of Prlaca Eda ?id J, B Wlll. Sheph. Shiloh, Orl larrod Johnson and Hin, Thaddaaa : aad Landofl Hl< aa; Baaatlfai Plain. Thomaa Kend and Samuel let. to say a word in reference to R. work ople for ;: 1 I. B. 1 Hall has ? f.urch think tht he ls as worthy of hOBOr . .; the I'ni '?^1 Bl I Harris said. 'Bro. Hall is worthy of the conndence of I . hureh was the flrst to call Bro. Hall when he was a mers lad. He w ru-d us sevon years and ? 1 for a larger fleld. Wa would lik us a gain. Barrodl Jatu i ' He has "?t portion of hi^ as a teacber and ar in our communlty and we would not like to be without him. Tbati ! it-1 reported that he had known K.-v. Hall from a boy baving lived at one la his famlly and that there waa none such as a worker for the of th.- paaala Thomas Rend said j Hall was a flghter for the rlght of no meaa quality. hav ing b. 1 on many occaaions. S A. Moses made a touching 'i and presented tho diploma. Mrs. Fannie Smith presented Rev. Hall wlth a boquet just aa he was ?ud. Bro. Hall said in part "I shall try to bloom ln my work just as thewe Cowers and go on from least to moro and Btrive to make the world botter. I had no 1 dea that the Baptists of Virginia were noticing my work among the people at all. Wlll try to wear the honor with dignity. "I am prossing on tho upward way," waa aung by the audience and a collectlon of $21.11 waa taken. Rev. Moaea preached alao at ? o' clock from tho teat. Matt. 27-63. "Sayina* alr. wo remembor that that decelver aald while he was yet allvo." Bro. Moaea haadled the aubjact well. The eholr sang aeveral aelectlona and cvdlection of $5.24 waa taken. To? tal collectlon for tha day waa $26.35. The Church gave Rev. S. A. Moaea for State Mlaalona. $17 38 F. L. HALL. D. D. Paator. A. H. KRYTON. Clark.