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tb* pr*vtoua 4*3 Lons >" f"'*' ""'
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crowd fathered ai
tl .- i lt) i ' '?''?'? "'','"
. taken in. .
: -I.... thai
wai lt *
iuki. - ubi* status.
ur Mi '? ?
Tayl i who
... kin Uw< ll,
, , . ire ..I
' I.-ik La ?
a/ay lo the wlt
? ? ? ?
lon th.it .
? r I loldi rall.
al ol trouble in man
H?IKH sim lt ? n mi STAND.
i with the i
I to I
- ' iicil,
I -Hil not .
I ha i n ?
h il I did not
ki,???.'. m. Nam- . fired the
i and a
- ll hi had
I In the
hat I i
him to keep ki
liam ll. i
and tl.; ? i foi
- ' - -
? I failed lo k lt rn tl
Ml ? ? is ..\ i ia m.
do* ii rn ?
I illil '
I. lube'r niel, i :
? I ii
? would rn
W hen .t wai read to hun how
? nol ha . ? ,,,i,l it
? ? ere waa
I hat A l well
I "kill l Int ' or kill him,
\,, ohe ran ??? I lei ?
k pl i
until the ?
He ct ? ? , ? t, but
-.. , || ? He on I) heard sonic
nf the Bril
lored. was tl
Rta tennent: '
"1 ter, and on D
I lived .it Mr Atwell* h
8 iel I
twe< Mrs. McNai
I . . ll*
the ? ? cn ly ovei lt ,
.a. a Tm
in thc ' Atwell did nol can
? m.I w oi
never lo art] Mi m rn In hla life,
i>- I ' eal ly
tv. veils Mr Atwell an.I .Mis
Narie.' wei.- nol quarreling Mi Atwell
seemed to I humor, I
.MiNai-ai appeared io i-. mud She Bald
nh* would ?i ml Mi m. \
I,.a'c ?-? > won ti hU' k ovei
waa banalni In the kitchen on Satur?
day morning the mernina, after the kill?
ing* of Atw?)l -.'.hen .she came Lack fi oin
Amelia Tourilie -.- ghc wenl there <'H
Tuesday after Christmas with Mus. At?
well aiid her children. The lim Iking
she saw after her return to the house
wa* Mr. Atw.ll? overcoat. lt reminded
her of Mr. Atwell. Tli.-v lett '?" Tut
evening at I O'clock. Mr Atwell wan ?
v id conductor, and wan on night shift
outing that week.
Mil. AIWSl.l.M MOTHEB-IS-I.AW.
Mr* Lettie Taylor. of Manchester,
ni'itb.t ..r Mrs. Atwell, wa* called W
Mr Richardson, She testified that *he
whs at Mr Atwell'", house during
Christmas week until Tuesday evening
when she went tn Amelia Courthou ? ?
6 o'clock, with h.-r daughter, their chil?
dren .nd nurse. Mr. Atwell dbl not .?
"On in- -hiv during Chrlatmaa week,
I.mb. r ?th." she i ontlnued, "between
U and l ..cl.ck. the conversation be?
tween .Mr \tw.il and Mts" McNamee
timk placi i heard every word of it,
f.>r I was in thS front room of th.- house
v. : \ , I..-,. i,( the fi -n' dooi. and Mr. At?
well was in the hall and Mrs. McN
came up to the front K..te. a short ilka
Linc sway. Mr Atwell did nol ...ll her
the vii.- epithets attribute.l to him, nor
did he i urse her. I nei ? r heaid him
e In bis life. Mr. Atwell was a mem
if itu- Stockton-Street Baptist
h He never cursed tn my know I
: eitalnly <ii.i not do so on that
i.. . Ka mined by on.' of the
; tn.it when Mr.
- i ..une t.. tn-- bouse from tb<- street
. ,?. M< Na n In hts. > ard, and
itu to v;,, bom.-, -i- |..e did not want
und had told bim bo before
The bo) r.in away, leaving his velocipede
in tb..- j ard. A few min ites later ti*'
came with Mrs McNamee t-> the front
gate, The latter told bim to get bia
veloclpi .1.-, bm he declini -l to go In the
yard. Mr. Atwell, when appearing In the
t by Mrs. McNamee
if bei i have bis v. loclpeui ai l
h.- replli l "i c tainlj. ' and added: "1
though) he had g >tti n it bi I
.iii.-.- then ' i nol ? oi
lt an honoi for hi i i hi ld lo a o late
with his and she added that she bad
heard that he aid some time before,
t to M Nam.-e's ho. and
: . .. hlld out ol tn. > ird of
? be would not wipe
h trasl u the McXai
thal Mr Atwell ad
l he bad nd de. lared
.... i id several llmi - told the Mi
.Nam..- boy that he did nol want him to
? ; Mt Mi N'i'tn- .
i go and tell Tom,"
Mi Atwi il told her to do
w ..ii be at home every day tt-.at -?
Whet ; ''' '-'??':', ''? ,nlH
drs l a) lol - lld thal during
I; "I know
iii Vtwe i " and Mr. Atwell replied:
nd 1 i. too, Mrs Mc
In i Tay
thal on lor return to Mr M
Hal ii day moi nlni
? III '1 e kRl ben lu I
i- i lian
THg WILOW (ll 1I1K Si LIN.
Mt-. Millan W. Atw.di. the a I I
ring statement: "D
ho lld I had
: ieedaj evening al 6 ??
v. iii ii I lett tor Amelia Court! ? wit h
? ? i.-.- children a nd -
i was ; ' ? atlon
i ai i Mrn. M. Nanice
||e -Hiv ll;- t
i le -.- .i ?? ? it .i ;-i 'fane man; be a a i ? ?
h, and 1 n< -.? i he ti i
him curse. HI tl mg behln
In the kltcl - > moi nlng
I T- ?? hi
, Mi. Atwell
? - -
v. nb him. His hephew, who boarded with
Ri . '.. l h irnhlll, pastor of the
Ralnb ? ? iu.i't.et church, a bo
: ,i I ttl.:i he bad know n
fl When Mr. Rich
' i et her Mr. Atwell
? ? hun li. and whether
he h i l evi ,- ki ia n him ? .fan"
Mr. Cartel ? de
w Itbdt.iw ;.
ri- lust wltni
Mi Don nigh,
helpei ., bia. ksmith
ind ' ? ? t he was d
? mall wagon, i ni th< night <.t De?
.. '. cit (ive Minnie:- ?
the ' red H.- was awall
mg the arrival ol the passenger train
? ?' i' M H.- heard thi
1 iw i he pi
Involvi la.? ? tins H iw At
well after he had been kl
? it. d to w lt
di .Vi m<? -. a idle on the stand, had
' grapple w Rh Atwell, and
thal Gaul did i t grapple with Atwell
\t t1 .,- obje. ted,
'1 .-vid.-ii ? ? ruled
? in chief
i he ri Mi Wno. .
I before ??>
i tl wealth lt the
to b ive Mi l ?i :
. ? ? .
wun.- --. then Raid that he was about
fort) from the i
volved. but beard m ? i -. of "kill him"
kill him, Lee." be for. the sh
ri I ll. ? ?-. i on the cm bs ton.
? from where Atwell .
Tl li . ndecl ' l he cn si
- I a shoi ii. ? taki n to ?
. ournie] to . omplete theil I ...
uni itu- Lit;, r w ere taken out
? i walk.
i hr ji'uv.
tl ? P. M the court i
I, an I the in -'i nd ? tl,en
' hi ? ? i ? ludgi Witt The
- tibmltte ? :, had
om bul few hangi -. and n
Murder is the unlawful killing of any
9 .: b mallee afor. i bought.
I by the laws
ai i ns murder ol thi
?lui I. ? by pol -on. lying In wait, Im
i tarvlng . u>
nd pn mi dil ited killing or In
immit bi ?
? b .! la! V .
\il other murder
? ? ond
5 Immi-i le in Vin
law lo i"- mm der of thi
in ordei to devate thi
? - ?
t to ri du e the offeni ? to man
' h ;
wu ? ? i: is I i;:si : i ?. i
Pe in thc tirrt de
.-1 ha ? ?? been ln< Ited
to tt nallce, and the kilbie:
rllftil, leli'. rate an I
pren | on tn- part; that
willed dellbi i
I ' ? kill
? t oi :-. I ? : lous bod?
ily Injury, the
? (>- learly
i.. i .
lo ibt, that the
kid the deceasi r do
- .rv, tb.--.
? n rdei nallci - pn -
v. ben the
?i and I* .,? iccornpan " I
with i ii imi tam es of p illlation, (he bui
ig mall .- i.. throwr
Whi ls a ;lini. dalli . ??
v Inf ei
that -i man shall be
? a ... loee, or
Iu< nee of his
A mortal wound given arith a platol in
the Previous possession of the slayer
vc nb. . .slight provo
?i. ls pr!ma facie wilful
and premeditated killing, and throws upon
? isonei the necessity of provlni ? \
WILFUL, DBLUngATI and naMBMTATBS
Although the |ury may believe from the
nee that t he prlsoni r shot thi
flic ted the wounds n
? i ins death during a quarrel, ... t li
they fun hi evi noir, the evidence,
beyond a reasoi able doubt, thal thi quar
rel was provoked and brought on bj the
.: er with t ..i.i.-, i i . iii ... ke the
deceased to sink, him in order to h..ve a
; reti xt tO take bis life, and that the
prisoner did thus shoot the deceased and
Inflict the wounds from which he died, as
ed In the Indli tment, then mei ai ??
ted that Mich an act constitutes g
ai lit ul dellbi rate and premeditated killing
.md aa such is murder of tbe iii t di
Word . boa ever *<< vlous, which may
have been spoken by the deceasi -i io the
prisoner, or by the deceased to or
wife of the priaoner. cannot lustlfy
the killing of the di ceased by the pi I .,,?
,r. but the use of such word-, by the de
,1 cun only I..- ahown in evidence und
, : ul. I oi extenuatlo I t ie offence in
to reduce Un- grade of the i rime
To sustain such provocation as g ,\,..
fanes to i : the Brat degree it
h. ist be ahown that the priaoner, nt the
time of the Infliction by aim of tn. mor
tui wounds, was deprived ol thi ppwai of
self-control by tbs provocation he had
receive a, and In deciding the question
whether thin wan or wan not the cae*, re
curd must t>* had to the character of the
provocation, to thc natur.- of the gd bf
Which death was i au?ei| to the tlnw
which lapsed between lbs provocation
and the gel whl< h cauaed death, to tim
prisoner's (induct dorina the Interval.
an! to ll the clrcumatancea ten.lina to
abow the State of his mind at the time
be ' oinillltteil th- a I
ACTINO IN lir*T or r?Br|05.
I' th- inrv believe ft..m the evld-n e
that the prisoner at the time he tired the
fatal alt il waa acting in '"", heat, of
Pallor, engendered by the word-, spoken
by tlc- '? ?? I to ur BbOUt th"- wife nf
e prisoner, and thal said words were tn
themselvei calculated to provoke a hbrh
. ,,f v ai. rc . that a sufficient time
hud not elapsed Ince Ihe words were
spoken f.r the passion etutendereii there
by to cool ami subside, then the kllllnR
turder of the se.I degree. Hut if
Ihe jun believe from the evidence that a
aufflcient Ilma had lapsed "Ince mich
words wen- spoken for the passions ea
. ,, .1 thereby to ? "I and subside, and
Hat afterwards th- prisoner went to the
place of the fatal em sunter, armed with
li idly weepon, for the purpose of kill?
in* ti ? ? ? ml of sui h words
ken t<> ur ghoul his wife, and a I
kn the I- . teed <m that a c ?unt. wll
fnllv and with malle, and premeditation.
th.-n the prisoner ls guilty of murler of
tl"- first des ?
To constitute a wilful, deliberate and
premeditated killin*. lt ls nol necessary
that an intention to kill should exist for
any particular length of time, prior ro
the actual killing; lt ls only necessary
that such intention should come Into
existence for the first time at the time
Of BUCfa killing or any time previously.
TlIK fit SON- Ks M si i.M'i ll . .
On ;i trial for murder thi necessity
I on to justify the killing must not
aiir-'e out of tlc- pi I one) B own ml
if th.- Miry believe from the evidence
thal tin- prisoni i al the time of lbs
? lng in thia cs bi Hex ed in- was
in danger <?f hla life, or of greal bodily
injury, and shot to protect himself there?
from, they should not lind him guilty "f
ii ler, even though they should be
died thal his bellel was unfounded.
lt the Jury bellevi from the evidence
thal the prisoner at the time ot
shooting belli ved and had reaaon ti
tha - ne twas In dangi r of hla
life. ?.r of great bodily injury and shol
to protect himself therefrom, they ?hould
. .ill v. . \en thouah said I ??
lief afterwards turned oul to have been
a ahorl recess followed the reading of
the Inatru tiona b) Judge 8 D. Wm, and
th. n Mr. Marlon L I u a n ? ran to
argui thi ? ?? for the Commonwealth
He ' eal ly half an hour an 1
delivered a rery able address, In which
l in a feeling manm r to the
? ii umstani ? - buirotin lim; ft"' hom
He said, among other things:
?ii . laws s Ol . '?? TH. Al.'.t \ir\ i.
Mr. Marion L. Dawson opened the ur
;.t for the ?' ni non*.-aith. and
? , ti., was ? onsclo
ilemnity "t th.easton, tha gravity
ol thi ? thal
. rc and Ubi i \. * the cl ira ti i ?.f .,
..'. man h mg ( n the dei I lon of the
h ".ir. and after bi lefl - alluding to I he
lat th ll h? W .'lit th.- di I
had I a a iii Hillel so pro
? hi a . ? !. and by such able
? ounsel, he Ix Kan a I in ? b i om I ?
view of th.- evident e.
ii.- i aid thal sue ? I latlon with
thc case he had spared neltbei timi
labor ni bia efforts '?< -is erle In what the
11 ie tai ti In the case wei e. and thal
noa thal all the evidence had been sub
mitt'U. there did not lingei In his mind i
doubt of th.- guilt oi the prln Ipal and
star a> tor In thal fatal and bloody .italic.
winch waa acted on the 29th <?! 1"
bel laal thal he belie* ? ??? rons
which had been turnished In the chain
..f evidence bound thi lose
ly to Ins clinic, thal ever) ray which
hatl been thr an upon th I from
t he ? - h. h li. I ., more eli ii ly
atro ny ot the ai t. thal bli opinion had
been formed fri m a i arel .1 ? onsld ration
wnii h had tn en In?
ti od iced.
. i. ICNI'AUfNI'M. lg.
In reviewing the ca
mental propositions - ho il I be de
d namely: Firs! had
a murder ? ommitted; i e and, un lei
w.'iat ii .'n ? mi i waa the a< t done;
third, who iv
'h.- act, and fourth, rn hal
v.. i. t io clrcun
? i i the i rime, i Ii
then went on to Bhow thal li was u -
know li li ? i tl ? hi iae l killi I the
?I.ised; that he and his ,-. mptinion (lani
hunted him out, und thal ti
? 'i him In a ?! larrel v. tm h ended
'?cu with his life.
ii" ' h- ii Btati i thal tl.ni) p lints In
dispute were win ther the ?
cums:.itu i s relied on lui titled the
killing or s.nilli r it waa .i i..
by the with thi ri
ii pi eheni lon thal hi ow n lit"
r 'iiit he w ,c- in danger
..1 if rea i bo lily hui t.
li. then :.. ia up the . \ idi ? of Ihe
witnessed one b) one, and commented on
it for the purpose rn provlt r thal Ihe
plea of - li di fence reiii d on a a- il
? thal t: ?
had is about him, while
? ? ? ? ? armed w Ith a pistol and i
stick, and als., th I the rn?> md a hloh
d, lill . I e. .-I, . 1
in the b uk Mr. 1> wson also Bal I, tn
? ommenllng on the plea of sell li :?
that if tlc to have
excused tl on thi rround t
Insanlt), thal In h i. ?
e vIic nc i
been the fae! thal he had sought to
HIE ttl gOtD INsi'i j.
Mi 1 igwson then, after briefly ri i
lng ti., law of Belt-defence, passed on
to the alleged Insult, and showed thal
? di a ol pi n lng it..- ex?
tenuating 'ii' u rested with the
? hal the ti . h the)
had Intro lui ?? I was mci. 11 ?
balance! by thal wi ntro
ommonwealth In rebuttal
..I it i he c. .ns.-! then said thal tl
mu h ol tic teatlmon) ol the ???? I)..
tor thi t'ommonwi tl .- i io be
. ..uti.i.ii. tor) . that this wai nol un
n itu: ii. I"-- au e ol a wi ll know n fa I
thal In times ,,f exi Itemenl different
Impressions ur.- ma le on dlfferenl minds,
though Ihe) may all agree as t,, the
li adlng I u ta, and then ne Bhowi ! thal
the testimony of the witnesses did nol
conflict as iii the leading fa. i- ol
He ' .'timi, nt- u h , '.rms
.?ii the lestlmon) ol 0 ml, w hom, h.
' Hedged a Ith such smil?
ing com|.:. -norn to
what he kii'-u wai intrue, and had been
aa ready I ii ted along the path?
way of perfldloua falsehood on one oe
? ii as he Was alon;.' tl. | truth
Mr. Dawson urged the jury t,. weigh
the fai ts well and to rei
In accordance with them in speaking
.ai th's auble : be said
"If we still jil ? , have a l iw In
this proud di Commonwealth to re
wron) . ?, and to .
aoi lety, ? honor of \ .
state, the lepufatlon of your .-itv, u..
.scurlty of this,, who arc dear to you,
to it thal when > ?... m
t that ) tain the d .
of t;ie law, thal Impartial justice ls done
.md thai the a . elves thc ; misti
' whit h la - wdi meriti
rle then referred in feeling tern
. mpathy for tl
family, upon whom the hand ol .
u.ui har! fallen bul there were times
t. Men unwavering just:.-,. Should
be the r. rn lt. and dost
lury with the followim;
. lo.piela peroration
"By a verdict of guilty von will unite
l" th lustl e an I mercy In a rlgl ti
<?'?' '''''?' '. happiness
is already doomed His own dark
tt oughts h.- . annot shun. If ii- could
take to himself the wings of the morn
Ing nnd fl) to the uttermost parts of
the earth, hi t ? uld not .-scape them
There la no spot on earth In which he
t.,!i stop In r.st or In peace. Mis hand
is stained with the Innocent blood of a
fellow-man, and all oceans cannot wash
it .lcm ihs brow ls branded with the
- of Cain, and all who know him
will shim him The gaitly spectre >>f
'. tim will (hrow Its sna low across
his pathway, and will haunt his pillow
in the silent hours of the night. His
slain and bleedingi form will tilt in and
out of his distempered and restless
dreams. The tones of his voice will
? i elei I] in I.- earn, and if there
be one curd in his craven heart thai
still responds to the touch of feeling,
one spark of ttsrhl In his deadened con?
science, the poisoned stlnirs of remorse,
the lash of hitter mein ll les will so rim?
that heart an I disc,Miralie his cona* lenee
that every fibre of emotion will tingle
ml quiver with an*-rdi-ss agony, com?
pared to which th.- momentary pain of
sudden death, which li- la destined t i
suffer ? n tha ia.';.." ww ld ba a wal
, i . .h..| sweet relit f.
"Gentlemen, l deelrt to return to you
my heartfelt thanks not only for the
kind and patient attention which you
have given me In my feeble effort to
assist you In ascertaining what arc ll
true facts in this case, but also for t I
intelligence, watchfulness, and earnest
rare which you have bestowed upon
every circumstance ronne.te.1 -vltn lt.
I re*lKn lt ta yu erith I?a utmost cori
(iden... that your verdict wall Undi, a-e
Justice and uphold the majesty of the
law. gnatala the reputation of the com?
munity, and preserve the honor of our
Mil. HUI faSTES BPXABS.
After Mr. Dawson had ended. Mr Hill
('arter followed, on Ihe part nf the de
fdi e. HI* address, which lasted for
about an hour. wa* Helen-1 to by
the Mg crowd with the greatest eager
Mr. < arter went Into ft complete review
..f th.- case anl told .f the searching of
McNamee for Atwell to have a peaceable
sett lem. nt of what be r"?:.irded an Insult
to his wife. He said that the BM0t al>
Bolute ? vi.lani a thal McNamee had made
a truthful statement araa that counsel
for the Commonwealth had not put Mr.
K.-rrls on the stand. No one knew bet?
ter than Mr F.-rrl* that McNamee want?
ed a peaceable adjustment of that trou?
ble. Mr. farrer said that he did not pro?
pane to call any one a Har. because he
knew that witnesses srera liable to be
mistaken. Ha then tooh ?P the atate
ment alleged r.( have been made to the
accused hy his Wife on 'he evening of
the quarrel between Mr. Atwell and Mrs.
McNamee anl the difference between
the t.-stlmony of the witnesses upon this
point. This woman went home with that
ins-It burning in her he..ri. and told
her husband. What reason on earth
could Mrs McNamee have hud for l.-ll
Ing i lie about such a thing, unless elie
wen- a fiend and desired to bring ab-.tit
the death of two m.n, one of whom was
her own husband, who bad referred to
her in evidence aa a noble and loyal wife.
Nob!.- and loyal wlvea dbl not do such
tbirk's. Nob!.- and devoted wives did not
tell eU'-ll Iles.
oars timf io agptger.
Many a man with a drop of honest
blood in his v.lns. to aa) nothing of the
pun- irish bl.....) which flowed In the velna
of th" defendant, would have gone right
out of his house with murder In bis
heart. This. McNamee did nol do, but
a ive Atwell time to reflect. W hal h.
wanted was ;:n apology. Me expected
??Yes?' said Mr. Carter, "McNamee
put g pistol in his in.ket. nf couran bc
did. il.- tells von, gentlemen of th- jury.
thal be did this becsuse. if it bet ame
necessary for him to defend his own
lif.. he would be prepared to do bo
"Vcii h;,v.- bad it impressed upon you
thal M.Namee Went down arid had At?
well .all.-l out. arl. like a murd, ri
skulking in the dark, shot him under
the shadow of the .dei trie light. Un, we
admit Mi Nam."- was In the ehadon
the .de tri'- light, but In ordei to gat
..nt of thal shadow he had t-. paas
through the brlghti il "f t"*> ItKht. In
circling around n.it pole, being pressed
<>n hv Atwell, a heavlei man, the prison*
er was se.-n, it appears, plainly seen, by
all of the men from the shanty."
The , ouiisci, , ontlnulng his argum
spoke of the testimony of the little ton
Of Mi Nam.e. He tall that child did not
even now realise the gravity of lils par?
ent's condition, and had Ig.'ioiantlv whis?
pered i" his father luring that trial
"Papa, when are you coming hom. '" Here
th.- pi Isoner dropped his face Into ht*
bands. Bl ? first Signs of
emotion display, i by him since th.- trial
began. Mr, Carter Bald that thar child
l nut have gone on the stand and
have told s Ile about what he bad seen
and heard. The tittle felloa knew that
Mr Atwell looked at bt'n v.rv . rosslv.
and he had aeon his mamma 'ty when
Mr. vw.-ii quarreled at her.
ni n i.mm. i ? th -h ona
Going hack to the BhOOtIng, Mr. I'ltrtei
said that the testimony . f .McNamee COW
? - i Mon under rh.- ?
trie light stood absolutely uncontradlcted,
ted told thu jury that lie told
Mr. Atwell, not m anger, nol in hai>h
wotds. that the lattei had treated him
badi) called bis sister-in-law a
on bis' account, al used his boy, ne?
ll- insulted Ms wife and sent bim (Mc?
Namee) tooee him. Not even the witnesses
heard anv harsh words on the part of
this accused Taking up the stick, which
lias figured in the cse. Mr. Carter said
th.- evlden.ncernlng ll was
plain that the cane was broken hy com?
ing ni contact with something bard In
the han 1 of Atti .-il ? was laid
upon the rapldlt) of the dring, the coun
? (plaining from the i ourse taken bj
the i diets that I from th?
and must Lave i-.-.-n tired BS Atwell
turning, as was stated upon oath by
Mr. Carter '"ok up BeveraJ of the In
tiona ami discussed al lett>;th the
provocation for the deni.md for an apol
,ii -. He spoke of what the law referred
t-i as cooling time, and d. lared that the
lon.;, r lapse before a mau cart demand
in spongy for such an insult to his
wifi the deeper the imputation burns
Into his heart md exi Iti - bia nature,
dbe law did not contemplate making a
man * lt till and allow his i hll?l to be
driven out ol a neighbor's vari and bis
wife to in- grossly insulted b) thia neigh?
erne of til Inatructions, stipulating
thal the accused h.- found not guilty if
the Jury believed thal when McNamee
tite.i the fatal shot he believed thal his
life waa In danger, oi ;i .t he waa In
ei ol serious bodll) injury, was
[well upon ai length t.v- Mi Carter, who
said if .\b Nam.- nred that pistol when
he believed that ha- own fife was In
|.-.p nd-. he bad a righi tq shoot, and
entitled to a verdi t ol not guilty
Ml.. -MM ll ? LOBES lol. y's .?>? ..
l in m. dlately after th ? i foi linner
Mr. Smith took up the argument m the
d :? -
He began by again i splalnl
Jui v w;,) he appi .H.- I on that si I
Mr. $mlth then expounded t"
ury that human nature was weak
was n.-v.-i bul one 1- i ??? t man.
?j i .? counsel .1,-pl-n il is mu h as am -
i ne, ' b. pi isoner at thi bar depl i ??a. the
family ol McName h plore I, the fa< I
thal a kind, affe. ti nat ? husband and
: had been taki n ..way m the prime
Mr. -inith said he did n .t doubt th ct
Mr Atwell was a member of tha Church
He would not for anything heap cal?
umny upon tile h. ad t the dead.
'Gentlemen >.r the jury,- aatd Mr.
Smith, "the counrel for the prosecution
pul up hi ' hi I n l as wltni ss.
the wife and mothi i In laa and , ? i
of the deceased, to prow that Mr. At?
well did not curse, w by dbl nol they
put Mr. Shelton, an! Ml Num.aliv. and
Mr. ?lodsey on the ii in i to prove this,
l, myself, sm bul ?? man." continued
Mr. smith, "and l am 'rail enough to be
guilt) .-.m. tin.e- ol Indulging In that
sort of Indiscretion yet, gentlemen of
ii v, i un i ontidi ni that I . ould
bring to you mc wife and my mother-in
law and hiv ii- 1 that they
would testify tl'al the) had never heard
Mi. Smith said thal th prlsonei would
willing!) glvi up his own life if
lld n store the IR< of Roi erl Lee
Atwdi. ir sui h .. thing wei.- |
The hi ni sty of bis statements and ol
lu.- c ndui | was - ? ' aa to wai i
I . lief lat thi
ni honest ana.
The speakei tbi ' testlmon) of
th.- inti',, bo) : gluing iii de?
tail the questions end anawora -t thi
. hilt prior to bis being placed on the
"The rn ri Ight at her knee
.;???. her child," saar)
Mr Smith, "did not deserve to
,1..,, | alleged to ha
i ii 1 by A'well, hui I'd at her. The
rved that oort pf imnu
tatlon did not tea. h the child tho.,- les?
sons" declared Mr. Smith, pathetically
He'spoke of the frank nasa of th,- i jv
while on the stand, and then moved along
to the statements of the other wltneaa
u He aald that unleaa Qodaay and
Nunnallv and Shelton and Merton had
lied McNamee waa not standing in the
dark but was standing und.-, ,t?. unmi
,,.,,;':. s of HUH electric |Kht becaUBC
?,.,v ,,;.. f them claimed to have seen
him and every i ne ot un ni de lared that
he saw McNamee waving a black stick.
Mr Smith thought lt was :l very diifi
,-u'it thing for s nyin to see a black
stick that dlatnnca la the aark.
Xflf BfOSAt 'HO.IH CF THF. case.
, M Art-r apeaklag of th.- thar.
i r of ""' ?"",,,!"- nnd the course of
?en.(mg to demonstrate Cr.at
Hied fr..tn the s,.|^ a,?| , ot
Vi\dne "'' ,,l", wladom for tka'jenw aa
'.4, bing a fair conclusion in this un?
Ma. m< hamlin's M*sTartt.i trrogr.
Il was 5:30 o'clock when Mr. Smith
ended bis argument for the defence. He
was fallowed bv Mr Klrhnrdson, who, J
In an able and mas erly effort, closed the
lom; pending .ase Ile thanked the Jury
tor the patience mid forbearance shown
by that txi.H ard nuked Hiern to K'*"
during- the remainder of the trial that
consideration whh li conscience dictated,
in accordance with the law gsaj evidence
in thc eaas
Kleven months ano. Mr rttchardeon
sahl. Robert Lee Atwell was shot down
and ruthlessly murdered ir. ttie ?treats
of Hlchmond. and yet the hand of Jus?
tice had not h.-en fell by this accum I
Mr Richardson complimented the ejen
sei ror the accuaed bj Baying that the
rtxoner had had th.- advsntago In thlo
Jnvestl?r.at Inn In bein* defended by two
of the at.leet and most distinguished
criminal lawyers tn the State This a -
euaed had had the benefll of every I el?
van tatre that this community could give
to him if h.- were as rich as Croeeue and
as popular as the most popular man In
Mr. Richardson then took up the in?
structions and explained some of them.
Murder was the char**, Bald Mr Rli h
arrteon, which was the unlawf.il killing
of anv person arith murder aforethought.
Maastaugrhter was below murder. "Mur?
der t,\ poison, by lving in wait," con?
tinued Mr. Richardson, "any wilful, pre?
meditated killing is murder in the tirst
degree. I t>clieve. gentlemen of the
that the a you this even!
one of tntirder In the tirst degree. Von
mav hiv.- apart lated the fact that we
have very few . um* of murder in the
first degree in the state of vinrtniu.
Lying; in walt, walting for a man. with
the determination to kill him on SKlit.
ls murder in the Urst
lill TWO Tli.tMsrfcll TICKETS,
Mr. Rli hardaon then spoke of the lind
mg of th.- two transfer tickets from the
Manchester line Inside of the fence, jost
at the point where the homi Idl.curred.
These tickets were dated December 28th
the dav before the killine. Counsel then
?.poke "f the the testimony of his where?
abouts on thal evening, snd said, If his
memory sen..I him correctly, McNamee
said that i..dd ii"t remembei to save
hla life where he was.
Mr. Richardson said thal from what
had iran pired in the case he did nol I e
lieve thal Mrs McNamee ever told Mc?
Namee thal ttwell used the language
accredited to him to Mrs. M< Name*
? ??I said he had found this condition
of affairs: a citlsen Robert I. a Atwell,
had lieen murd.tel. ahol .h..vii tn the
street, by Thomas ,\. McNamee, and the
only testlmon) to corroborate the evi?
dence of the accused vas that of Saul.
ii- i- cm.ipi;-. facl alone ??
justify th" jury in hu Inc aside their
statements ae- Impi ibable and false, and
bringing In a verdict ol guilty "i mur
ler in the Aral degree.
nu sm.vani mm.
Mr. Richardson then wenl over the
testimony ol the servant kui of the Al
sell's, and ol the mother-in-law of Mr.
Atwell, ami of Mrs. Atwell, concerning
what was .-.ul between Mr. Atwell and
Mrs. McNamee on :he Wedresda) after?
noon, and saul that In View of tin- pofcl
tive snoui testimony of these ladles, he
did not t ellet c thal Atwell evei I
that epithet towai.I Mrs McNamee
reputation foi morality poesi wed by Mr.
Atwell wa- Incidentally referred to, and
Mr. Richardson assured the Jur) thal ll
wsj prep ? pi ? mme thal Ala ell
ever uaed such lanauagi ai Mi N'amee
and Emeline Muse, tn-' "il negro woman
from Man-hester, said he did The evi?
dence of the witnesses foi the Common?
wealth was then hurriedly given, and Mr.
Rli hardaon ? lld tl at \: may
have had some k od, substantial n
why he dil not want the McNamei
in his Mild.
ms i.irs now , I., sip.
Mr. Atw.-ii s Upg wei-.- now closed In
d'-uh lt nra) have been thal Mr. At
well, being al work at night, wanted io
?;? t ii lew lunns ol Bleep, .mu, ii s... did
? ' want hU i> i.Ilaiuro l ?>' cnudren
pl av ii k In his yal I, Mr. Klciiardsoii out
I tin- ttstinton) concerning the inter
rlea between Mrs .M Namee and Atv..ni.
saying thal he di l uol believe thal this
was the prot
I hi re mu i hu .? i ? ick ol
it which rankled lu McNamee's neart and
lilied lt w uh in nice. Mr. tttchai I
rei ihe neut ol thal
defendant and tell what bia motives were,
but ti e nc st .Him i ? ia thou; thal had
done In ttn.s Investigation had been
lo h.-aii thi slime of calumny upon the
? ..t i ? i Kobei t Lee Atwell, ai I
~ht ii an ? . i ai- to has ?? brougnt un
to this conn -room tl jro rn oman,
Emeline Muse, to testify upon thal point.
Mc said th .t h.- knew thal in- frii ? 11,
M - is. Sim!i, and Carter, had nothing
to do with that, and addi l thal the i" i
pet i i tor of this \ ii., dei ii waa nol
md with shooting down R >b? rt Lei
well, bul waa anxl I upon
his tombstone thal he desi death
\:t"t ri v lew lng ? ? trefully the a hob ti
timon). Mr, Richardson Bald thal ll
noi to s ive i la ul, bul to save himself,
that McNamee awore, contradictor) -
direct cv Idence ol t ho ie w Itne ises,
ii.c.i was not holding Atwell when Ihe
shooting comment >d. The statement, "He
put hi ; hand neilin | hun," u
li g a fashionable defence in murder i
Counsel thought he had lend something
ol thia kind re ently when thal Clifton
Forge case, In which a tuan waa mui
i and -hot d ???. n for throw lng his
hind behind, waa heard Mr, Richardson
-ai I tilt ii v . s i I - th. ol v thal tlc
I Atwell i ? ii ie he v u being
b) Caul, and thal he, therefore,
was turning and twisting, and thal Mi -
Namee, fi iring thal lc- might shoot Gaul,
did nol i ike aa good aim aa he did af
, i i Th.ii \ i a all, i i ea i.:
Ra i and -? ii lng to run, wa- ahol
again twb e, sj I thi bulb I hi li ? In the
coat of tl i min told more elo
: co dd desi t Ibe the
deep damnation thal had been perpe
! a hen the m>u1 of Rob 11 Lee At?
well a ni up to nc et Its maker.
'.i\ ga ru mr. .it ry.
Mr. Richardson had spoken for nearly
t* o houi ? ilf, and hla argument
waa the nest forclbb
heard In an) i tut t of thia cit) li was
li-., md to by the vast . row i a nh th
moat intense Interest. Thc case was then
given to the Jury, s ho at once went to
of the room- on the upper flooi of
th.- City Hall
The ...ls:.-, w T"., ii i. -.v ..j the mora
tlngulshed spectal irs, repaired to hla pri
bul ile vast throng of hu?
manity thal d<n .-is nued thi i i
? room quietly remained expecting
j,, s,... the j.ii', ic'ijtn in Bhorl ordei
The) Bal and bi ?" I u|i In Bili
wholi hon -I 'vhen I idge V
upi., 'ind on the ben 'h
.?..'. throu '. the
court : '? i that thi
had not agreed on a verdli i How n was
ni.is,.,i abo il Imi i sall le to ai
tain, bul s fe* minutes later the Jury
refuir'."! to th.ir seats in the box.
"Mav .? you agrt ed on a verdict,
en ol the lur)'.'" querii d l lerk Wil?
liam P. Lawton,
"No, lr." replied Foreman John R.
i;rim rising In hi t ai d ri
lng t.> the cb i!< th.- pac r
lng the In trucl Judge u Itt.
A few minutes later the )ur) wen
their wey t . Ford'- Hotel after the
hud l ."ned until thia nc'.
at IO .
Ibeir Paster ae.i il s Rrl?>.
The Rev. .T. r'alvin Stewart
were tendered a reception al thi Cl
of the Covenant last nlffbt hv the
gregatlon of that church. The pretty little
wan bi The
(r< of the i ??? ea heightened
eiai Inatrui lental si
Special Attractions i
Extra values in winter*weight I
Ladies' Hose?all Full Regular M
in iixes 8 to 10, Elegant Value, 25<
Kxtra Fine Guage heavy-ws
Black and Full Regular Ladiea' Do
Ladies' Fleeced-Lined Bose, in
in Bleached, at 26c and 60c.
Ladies1 Cashmere ili^e, Kine a.
Kn a variety of Grades
Children's winter? weight Hi
Tilt: OMAMMMM or COMtMMMCM VAM
ll 11 A UT VMM TIO A I UFO,
An 1 rind Thal O bar Cb lea are '' uI' "'x ia
New Liehangra Willi I' .tnr.ol I', ai a*
A li- i'.'di to ilia t mi uri;.
A. called meeting of the board of direc?
tors of the llkhtnonl <'hamnet- of I'oni
aaarca was hell yesterday evening. Pres?
ent: Ueorge L. Christ an. prnatdeatj S. lt.
Hawes, first vice-president; O. H. llaugh
m.in. E. A. Catlin, Q. Harvey Clarke.
B, I*. C- Davis, J. Taylor Kllyson, J. C.
Freeman, NV. Ii. Freeman. Wai.- ? Oay,
Jackaoa Oay, R. If. Powers, K. C.. Ren
ii.dds. j. M. Taylor. J. R Wiulams, F.
M. Whittle. Jr., If. M. Woodward and
A. K. Varbrough directors, an! Nb
r. H. Deane. .1. W. Harrison. Samuel
Register and tleyrge A. Smith.
. HE?FkR ltMl'HOIItf.
The obje, t of the meeting being to con
sid.r a report from the Committee on
.: and Telegraph Service, relating to
the question of telephone rates. Mr A H
Varbrough. chairman of this gummlttee,
owin-i to bis absence from tuc city uti
the ... aston ot several meetings, called
upon Mr. F. H. Leane, who bad acted a*
chairman on these ovaslonn, to make a
it ment of tn., situation.
Mr. L-at.e. in response to this ropiest,
explained that th.- question ot rates had
first ben brought to the attention of the
Chamber by a communication from Mr.
Samuel Regester, containing a clipping
from the Knoxville Sentinel, quoting the
manager of the Knoxville l-'..\> hangs as
promising the patrons of that exchange
.. reduction of ten. and possibly twenty
dollars, upon the regular rate of llftv
fo ir dollars (which was the charge for
r deplumes In business houses at Knox?
ville), and that this reduction was con?
templated lu conaequence cf expired
pit., ts used hy the telephone company.
Which would save tin- company large
i ? .Hies they li.id previously paid.
Mr. Leane saal these royalties had
formerly been one of tb.- strongest argu
in-nts of the telephone people in advanc?
ing their rates to the present bl^'h tig-ires.
Another argument, he Bald, waa that the
cost of the 'i-ni. was Increased with
tiie Increased number ..r their patrons,
whereas ever) buslnean mau knew that
business wus enlarged economies and
Savings could be effected, and he thought
this was especially the case with the
telephone business, at least, no ni Wa
.re,| to belo-ve that the . OBI | I -
Instrument was les* to th.- company in
Richmond when they had one hundred
? - ind ?. ta lower rate, than it
waa now-, when they had over one thou
sand subscribers; that, for him-, if. h.- he
Ileved lt' their rates had been lower all
along the) would have made more money
liv- a largely Increased buslneea
THK KN'OIVM.i r. HEDI'.'TION.
lt w.i? subsequently reported I ? the
Chamber's committee thar in trfual -.>>
ductlon or eighteen dollars ba I been mada
b) th- Ku. win,. Exchange, and tb i
port was quoted in a let?.er >f the ? ? tu
mitt..' p. the Richmond Exchange, but
though th.- committee wa in.I
In thia particular, the actu il basis of the
demand for I w.-r rates existed In the
i.di:. ci , oat .,f th.- aervlce due to <?*
i ir.d royalties, and, therefore the com?
mittee stili th . ighl th.:r demand I
reduction of al least (SO :,..r instrument
was a peri This de
mand had been form .liv refused by the
r ipresentatl ,-e . f th.- telephone cnn
N..twithst.il ung this, the company now
re from the city the prlvl
ibwaya in the
stn el of R nond, whli h unless grant
led restrictions and
Ol litiona BS lt || believed the tele
ph'" ' || be unwilling to ac ept,
lit ll serious harriers being
placed In th. -v ,v of any rival <>r com
? i -.-rv.- to strength?
en tb post tl of th ? present company aa
The committee, under these clrcum
h --I. ht it Imperative at one tn
ttlon and their conclusion*.
Th.- report of the Commitl.n P 'ii
and Telegraph Bervl e was as fol
t.. ,i . mmtttee on poatal and I -
aervlce, to which a communication from
Mr. Barmuel Regeercr, relating to th.
question of telephone rate. i? ri, hmond.
was referred, respectfully request and:
urge the board of directors of this Cham- j
h.-r io addi.---- without dela) o communl- '
cation t" rh,, honorable ?'it\ Council of i
nond upon tl e at tolute Importance
oi withholding all further grants and
prlvlli ge ? c. m.- Southern Rell Telephone
i 'orup.ur. .
R terring to the movement itread) made
ls company before the Mr..nuts and
mit tee ot Lo- . 'Ry ?
ell for fm th.-r prl\ lieges, and t - the sup
i .rt for this movement sought from
il Richmond, liv means of a
petition noa ben.;.' , irculat. d, youl
mlttee ire Induced to make the above
?om. n dat lon from the well founded
tl ni that n w ill i .- bm a ahoi'
b. ii.- . ompetlng companies win applj
;.-s ot- fran. hl*l I tn-. I
iv to . :. lble ih,-m t, furnish telephone
? M..- cl tlc ns of Richmond nt
i .-lu, ed i ates, a ni willi ;.| obabl)
? I r. di'!. foi mm uni -
itel v.-t conform t-> t? tri. Mons
and regulations which will be vastly to
th.- benetll of 'he .itv ot Richmond,
l the Bel] Teh ? ; inj be
now Invested with additional -r increased
grants, sm h grants will, in Lie ..pinion
i 'Mimili .-e, ope! 11. a - SSI I'.US ob
stacles t" any new companies desiring to
construct and operate a telephone pl mr
In Ric hm nd; when. In tb" ipi n lon of
your committee, the) can demonstrate
the vital Importance of Inviting such com?
panies to enter the field, ail will h.- glad
to appeal before youl " I) for the pur
pose of doing so.
tn connection with the ?? views, your
committee teem ii proper to report that
after full correspondence with the Rich?
mond representatives ot th. Dell Tele?
phone 0>mpany, upon the question of a
[earl tl ma te reduction In teleph.
they deem it Impracticable to mik.- any
fm th.-r effort in that direction, and beg
to submit tin- rorreBpondence of 'he com?
mittee bad up..n tba' BUbJe ' In support
is position, ami also letti
upon tb..- prospect of se urlng more rea?
a rr ri tr. ru * ggoxvttxg,
After tb.' reading -.f ri,.- report. In ad
.lu,on to rt,,. |,,-t letters exchanged be
ommlttee of the ? 'bamber and
the Richmond Telephone Kxchange, the
follow lng li Mets wei .? read:
Knoxville Chamber 'f Commerce,
November 15, UM
\ir\ of the chamber of Commi
Rlchmoi 1. Va.
I ii u Sn trotn th.- city has
ted m -arliei' reply to your fa
Stll Instant. The matter of ti
frequently been dla
? : Bi fors the ex
of the Bell patents. In :
:- : ? i here,
? ure.1, us, ai have no d >ubt
? was -o authorised by i
pany that any reduction In cost that
. to bi* .om; any by the expll I
tl xi of the Rel! patents would be al
n Our Hosiery Depart!
? tut Black ;
loco Yarn, j
so at ??;;;'.<??
at '2.'n\ ll.
50c. ami M
Chi I dre
in a variety
Lu-, to $:>i
lowed to the patrons of the company.
The patenta ejplred. but no reduction
wax made. A howl waa rained, and a new
company talked of. Therefore. Manaor
Harrison announced a reduction of 134
per annuiti on all telephone* In residencea
within a circuit of one mlle of the tele?
phone nation." Thl? virtually amounted
to no relief, and on May *, l*H the
Chamber of I'ommerce took the matter
In hand and nursed the resolutions, a
ropy of which I herewith enclose. A let?
ter wax written the president of the East
Tennessee Telephone Company, Inviting
him to meet our committee.
? ??????? ???
Mr Hunter, secretary of the Tennessee
Telephone I'ompanv. met our committee
mel bit hn\ ?- demonstrated to his own
satisfaction, hut not to that of our com?
mittee thal a reduction was not practi?
You will see from the enclosed state?
ment what the prouts wefe after charg?
ing all the betterments, which Included
almost an entire new line.
The result of Mr Hunter's demonstra?
tion was that the People* Telephone
Company was organised, and by '.utting
the rentals at IC. per annum, against VA
< haix-'d by the Kast Tennessee Telephone
i'ompanv. and makin* contract for five
year*, the new company secured the
mal.utty of the old company's patron*
uni a large number of tew ones.
Rights of way w-er.- readily secured from
the city, an.| work was nlgonwaalT cose*
men. ed. and as vigorously pushed, antll
now the nevv line ls nearly completed
and will he rei ly for use .some time In
K>>r full Information, I refer vou to Mr.
?I C Pit., in, the manager of the Peo?
ple's Telephone Compaa* of this city.
(Signed.) J. \\ 8, PRIKR80N,
a LTNtnntRii i.KTTra.
Lyncbaurg, Nov. ifi. ISM,
Secretary of th.- Chamber ot i'ommerce,
Richmond, \ ?<
Pear Slr. Vours ? ># the Hth to Mr
Edgar (franklin (sa rel ri Lynchburg
Board ol Ti ade) has been handed me for
We have just closed the contract for
our exchange here with the Old Dominion
Electrical Construction CoftipeTTTy, <>f your
city, of which Mr Maurice W. Thomas
ls "president The phone to pa used ls the
"Mason,'' manufactured by the Mason
Tel, ph. ne Company, also of your .-itv,
of which Mr. B. A. Catlin is preeldeat
I believe we have a gool Instrument tn
the Mason, and one that will give ...pially
a? ?o.>d service sa the I'cii Telephone.
Company, Our contracl with the con?
struction company provides that their
service shall he as good. If not better,
than the Bell. If cf is not we shell cer?
tainly not receive the same The chief
object In putting in a new exchange tiers
is that the community maj not be bur?
dened with the old company's excessive
rites, but that th. v mav ?.'t th-dr '(.hones
il i reasonable rental per year, To this
end we have lix. I ail rates for the first
year at Hr> for business houses and at
|26 for residences If we (Ind lt possible
after this tune p, reduce these prices are
wish to do s,, ihe Bell Company chara*
for business phones plo. and fur resi?
dences K, A.s a matter of fact. % per
..?nt of the subscribers of the old com?
pany have signed with the new, and the
remainder have agreed Vet hally to come
In also In addition to these we have also
-c med quite ii number of aew sui
- rlbors, and they are still coming In I
might add that if you contemplate puttli a
a new exchange In your city that I think
? m will Un I lt to de a very nice paying
Vours very trulv.
.Signed) W. PETTYJOHN.
IHE UOIflLU mui'isv
Letters ware also read from Mr. Curtis
Cullen, of Knoxville. Tenn., to Mr Samuel
Honester, confirming the advices from the
Knoxville Chamber, stating that the new
company has over thrte hundred subscrib?
ers, that their poles ire up. th.- wlrea
being strung and (hst lt would he r*e Iv
for business the Isl of Januarj ? thal the
telephone used t y the new comp**} ls
the Mlake n (? milter, magneto bell, with
arm rent, nude by the Ma.lint Manufac?
turing Company, of It.iltlntorc, and that
the receivers ara tbs compound receiver*
used hy the Bell Company
Much additional Information of Interest
w ii ii veil in these letlei i
Aft- r the reading of these letters Mr.
i: w Powers moved the adoption of the
report Of the committee and thut a special
committee he appointed hy the chair to
communicate the action of the hoard to
This motion being unanimously carried.
the chair appointed Messrs. A. Tl far
brough. P*. ft. Pe.ine. .i. \v Kerrison.
Samuel ItegesW, I leoine ,.\ . Smith ami
Montgomery Weet upon this committee,
and the meeting iti. ri adjourned.
n ti i. ii t kio <>i mr hm t ul mos.
Kn tinpot t ml Meet>?K "' tba Old liomin.
lon Chapti r -OsSeste B'erted,
The Old Domini n i 'hapti r of the l tauaav
tera of thc American Revolution mel tn
the rooms of the Virginia Historical Hu
iictv vestcrhr. evening al I N o'clock f"r
the purpose of electing officers for the
ensuln* year, and also for the put,
of .-I.- 11nu delegates to the National Con?
gress, iv loch will bs held In Washington
Mrs h i. Purcell was re elected re?
gent, Ml'H .lames Welch Vice pies;.
Mrs. i.aiur Astell corresponding .-? re
t.uy. Miss i:,-iie Perkins recorder, Miss
M P l: Newton registrar. Miss N |:
Winston historian, and Mis Steven Put*
ti. v treasun r,
The di leg itea t,, the N itiopsj Con
were Mis I.iiur .\\t> ll and Mrs. Re gi?
ri il '.UH.itu. alternates. Mr-, lualua Moi
i Mc- St.ven Putney and Miss Belie
Th- Old Dominion Chapter decided to
unite with the i'oloM.,1 Pin., ut,I th.
'"Hon for the |'i, .j .allon of Vir?
ginia Antiquities in Bubscrtbln* t<> several
leading magazines for the Virginia Mi
tori, al Roclet)
Mn laities Welch was lumen .hillman
of the amu-etiicut committee to organise
a dramatic entertainment, to be i<ivt-ii
later In the season
After some routine business the chapter
Richmond Thoma- I. Ila.n to Ida V.
Ham, M feel on i treet, southwest
corner of Cumberland, feY peploa & Klly
son. pedal i "iiitic 10 > ieorge
Klla Hoi* I west elle of
Fourth sti.-et between Jackson and Du?
val, tl.lo. William Tennant 0 Leila
Harris. 30 feet on north sid.- ef Duval
street, near st James, 11.000
Henri.,, Al. xiii.let Hains p, ,\ .).
Chewnlng and E B R 3 feel oa
south aide of Thomas Btn et, \*< ll
Hatt to w c i.u. . i - on
Three-Chopped road, li MX Henrj Nett
rohr to Anna Neurohr, hla wife, M feet
on Blair si theaet corner of Wash?
jtir aaaaeiailaa Noting.
?i he Bat \ -?.tl**) of ti,,, .-tty of
ni". .ut Into 'I .ir new
ra in iii" < uv Hull Thei have a
. iv llhr.irv, and
. - wrot,- strmg latters
warm!) urging the Cit; Council to allow
gi I the large
i" :ns on the fourth tl Ot \ handsome
: . ? ted ;" he gil sn hy tb*
li I an uar y at the i 'oma
weall;. Club in honor of the new judges of
th* Supreme Court of Appeal*,
Phd Ki an v Post We Ini ij night
adoi ti thanking l he ? irani
?' un,an !. r fur his promptness In appoint
? '.. investigate the Wat
iou.s i ha reef.
mint for Morrow.
Bose, Double IiVelg, Toes and
t Blacks; Special Values in theo
titer ami Finer (Jratios 85c*, 40e.,
a*s Full Regaler feastimere llouo
f ol qualities,
rc Socks for ChiWlreii.
n's of Plain and Paney Cotton,
Silk UoSSi rarjing Kn price from
!5 per pair.
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