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' THE ASSEMBLY
A New Hvmn Book Will Be Pre?
A ?Called Meeting of (he East Hanover
Pnesbyicry Will be Held on Tues?
day?Services in tlie Churches
Dr. Jcrc WithiTspoon and Rev. James E.
Cook are the ministerial delegates from
this Presbytery to the Presbyterian Gen?
eral Assembly, which will meet on May
17th at Atlanta, .?Oft., in the Central Prcs
Xyterian Church, of which Dr. Theron H
Rice is pastor. Kev. C. N. Van Houle ?
?a alternate. The lay delegates are Mr.
J_m D. M unce ?tnd Mr. Summerville, of.
FredcricktJnirg. The delegates wiil leave
Richmond on AVedncsday. accompanied by
Dr. James I*. Smith, editor of the Central
Presbyterian, who will attend the Assembly
in the interest of his paper.
Otic of the inost interesting features
which will come before the Assembly will
be the report,of a committee, of which Dr.
J. W. Waiden, of Athens, Ga., is chair?
man, to prepare a .new hymn book for the
church composed of 6?0-hymnfi und tunes.
The mass-meeting of the Sunday Ob?
servance League will be held in the
Academy of Music on Sunday afternoon.
"May syth. at 4 -^cloek. Thi's meet'ir?g has
for Its object the awakening of interest
in the work of the Lcajrue and will doubt
3<?s be largely attended.
The subjects and speakers will be as
?follows: "The Object of the League,"
Mr. Eugene C. Massie; "'The League?Is
It Needed?" Colonel A. S. Buford. and
"The Kenrfits of the League," Professor
6. C. Mitchell.
The music on the occasion, in charge
of Mr. R. A. Gary, will be a ?tature ol
An adjourned meeting of the East Han?
over Presbytery has been called for Tues?
day afternoon at 5 o'clock in Tabb-Slreel
Church. Petersburg. Tho resignation of
Dr. J. W. Rosebro, of Tabb-Street Church,
and probably that jif Dr. J. T. Jones, as
pasters of Namozene and Hebron
churches, will bo presented at the meet?
Dr. Resobro expects to go to Krcd
erlcksburg and take charge of the church
there, and also of the Fredericksburg
College. Dr. Jones offers his resignation
on account of falling health." He will con?
tinue as pastor of-his other churches.
Dr. W. V. Tudor left yesterday for Ox-""
ford Seminary. Oxford, N. C, where he
will pre.scn the baccalaureate sermon to?
day. Rev. J. D. Peters, of Barton Heights,
preaches to-day fur Dr. Tudor in Gooch
(CHOOSE PR- EAG?R.
All the ?Baptists of Virginia will be in?
terested in the announcement that Rev.
George S3. Eager, D. D., of Montg?mery,
Ala., hes been elected to the chair of
?Systematic Theology in the Southern
?Baptist Theological seminary, at l^nmB
ville. This chair was made vacant by
?the resignation of Dr. F. H. Kerfool. Dr.
Eager was at one time pastor of tlie
First Baptist Church, Danville. Yn. He
is recognized as one of the most scholar?
ly, as well as one of the most eloquent
preachers of the South. The action of the
Board of Trustees in electing Dr. Ea?
ger to a place in the faculty in the
Seminary will be very pleasing to all
Dr. Hawthorne has been Invited to sup?
ply the pulpit of the First Baptist Church
in Atlanta. Ga., for two Sundays during
the month of August. He has not yet
accepted end will not be able to give a
definite answer until next month.
The Ladies1 Aid Society cf Broad-Street
Methodist Church will .serve lunch in the
church basement during Carnival week.
At th.e morning service at the First '
Presbyterian Church to-day. Dr. Ken?
Will preach on the subject, "Does the
Presbyterian Confession of Faith Teach
Fatalism and Infant Damnation?" This
will be a reply to some recent attacks
made upon the Presbyterian Church.
Professor S. C Mitchell, of Richmond
College, Will lpreach at First Baptist
Church th!? m:irning. There will be no
service at right.
AT ST. PAULS.
Rev. William A. Beardsley, of New Ha?
ven, Conn., will conduct the morning ser?
vi.??? at St. Paul's to-day. The Bible
Society will meet at night.
Rev. J. ?\". Paxton will preach at both
services at the Second Presbyterian Church
: -day. ?
Hew Carey E. Morgan will preach
this morning at S?venth-Slreet Chris?
tian Church on "'nie. Testimony of
Jesus Concerning Himself." His even?
ing subject will be: "Is It Nothing to
You"??An Old Question Brought Down
to Date." The Christian Endeavor So?
ciety will meet at 7:1." o'clock at night.
Rev. J. B. Green, of the Presbyterian
Church, wi'.i preach at Trinity Metho?
dist Church this morning at 11
o'clock. Th.? pastor. Rev. G. H. Spoon
ir. who has been ill with typhoid fever,
is gradually impioving.
Rev. W. A. Barr wiil preach at -St.?'?
Luke's Church. Washington and Beverly
Street, to-night at S o'clock.
Trinity Sunday-school will celebrate
Its anniversary this afternoon, which
Is also the occasion of the month?
ly meeting of the Methodist Sunday
School Society. The school has prepared
;i very pleasing exercise, entitled the
"Heavenly Ladder," which consists of
recitations," solos and singing by the
school. It will be an enjoyable occasion
for all who attend.
The eighty-seventh anniversary cele?
bration of the Bible Society of Virginia
will be celebrated at St. Paul's Chutch
..: 6:15 o'clock to-night. The pro?
gramme, which has been arranged for
the occasion, is as follows: Hymn, "O
Word of God Incarnate"; Creed; Pray?
er; Response Reading. Ps. HP: 1-32;
Hymn, "Father of Mercies, in Thy
Word"; Report of tho Board of Mana?
gers; election of officers; address by Rev.
John H. Eccleston. D. D.. of Emanuel
Episcopal Church. Baltimore.
AT SECOND BAPTIST.
Rev. C J. Thompson will occupy the
pulpit :?? th?? absence of the pastor. Dr. W.
R. L. Smith, of the Second Baptist Church.
Mr. A. _, Butts will give an exhibition
of his gold _od ]>earl paintings this" eve?
ning at Old Market Hail. Th!? is known
as the "Black Valley" series. Mr. C. Wil
bon Montgomery will sing two selections,
and there Avi!! be ot?ior special music. The
public is -cordially Invited.
Rev. M. Ashby Junes will preach a-spec?
ially prepared sermon to the Pawnee Tribe
ri Red Men this morning at Leigh-Street
Baptist Church. Members of sister tribes
*re Invited to participate in this service.
The Red Men will meet in their wigwam
(Powell's Hali>. at 10 o'clock, and attend
<Kvim? service in a body.
Rev. C. A. Marks, pastor of the First
English Evangelical Lutheran Church, will
leave on Tuesday for Winston. N. C. to
attend the biennial meeting, of the United
Synod of the South of that denomination.
Mr. Mnrks will be accompanied by Rev.
J. E. Shenks, of Newport News.
The Synod Is composed of a number of
subordinate bodies, Ms*srs. Marks and
Shenks being among the delegate? from
the Virginia S>ynod. Several important
matter??? are to be considered, anong them'
the endowment fund for the United Synod's
Theological Seminary at Sift Pleasant, X.
?.. of which Rev, ?. A. Morehead, fortnjerly
_?_tor-of the First Church, fas president j
?s eye?ry OUT-OF
TOWN purchaser of
one of our new ?
during Carnival Week.
living: in Virginia or
adjoining States, we
will refund in money
amount paid for trans?
portation to and from
We will go vou one
better by making a
special discount on
every instrument in
our large Stock. This
means a great saving
to a purchaser, and
you should avail your?
self of the opportunity
to examine our large
stock and purchase
while you are here to
make your own se?
That we are the only
PIANOS and ORGANS
having a branch house
in Richmond. In Pur?
chasing of us you buy
direct of the maker,
saving all middle pro?
fits and purchasing on
the most accommo?
dating terms if de?
The oulv genuine
talking Machine, ?i
Lots of fun for little
mone}'. No Records
compare" with the Ed
isoii. Call' at our
Booth and listen to
the wonderful instru^
J. G. CORLEY, Mgr.
Headquarters of Sheet
Music and Small Musical
The foreign mission work In Japan will
also be considered.
The president of the Synod Is Rev. J. B.
Grelner. of Rural Retreat.
Rev. J. Addison Ingle, missionary from
China, will be In the city to-day and
will deliver several addresses, as follows:
St. James Church at li A. M.; St. John's
at 5 P. M.; and Holy Trinity at 8:15 P.
M. Mr. Ingle Is In America" oh" bis va?
cation; during which time be" is some?
times employed by the Board of Missions
at New York In making addresses. His
subject. Is "Missions." He will speak at
Grace'church at 8:15 o'clock Monday
T?te pastor of ' Broad-Street M. " ?.
Church, Rev. . W., B. Beauchamp, will
i""?.??.-1 thl:? morning ^at 11 o'clock.
Subject: . "The Seev of the Kingdom."
Evening service at S:15 o'clock, by Re%r.
Samuel A. Steel, D. D., pastor of Cente?
nary M. E. Church. Rev. Mr. Beauchamp
will preach for Dr. Steel at night at
THE MEN'S MEETING.
. The men's meeting this after?
noon at 4 o'clock in Association Hall
will be' very interesting. Mr. Arthur L.
Butt, who made so favorable an impres?
sion with Oiis original paintings two
weks ago, ' will give the second series
of same to-morrow afternoon. These
paintings are original and are his own
work in gold, pearl, and crystal, and are
about ten by twelve feet in size, occupy?
ing 11.440 square feet. The hall will be
darkened, so as to give night effect, and
the pictur-is? are a revelation. In those
which will be exhibited to-morrow after?
noon, and?.upon which ?he will speak, are
the following: The Creation, the Murder
of Abel, the Deluge, Jacob's Ladder, the
Destruction of Pharaoh's Army, David
and Goliab, Nebuchadnezzar's Dream,
This meeting will be free to" men and
all are cordially invited. Mr. Henry D.
Rlddick wul be the soloist, and'-Mr. Burk
Slaughter, the piunist.
Boys' Gospel Army will meet In the
music room at 2:45 for the. monthly Bible
drill and song service. The drill will be
conducted by Assistant Secretary Morris.
The Workers' Bible Training Class -will
meet in the pa'rlor at 5:15, in charge of
Secretary McKee, the theme being "The
The monthly meeting of the Baptist
- Sundaj-School Association of? Richmond
and Manchester will be held this
afternoon at 4 o'clock at Pine-Street
Baptist Church. "Rev. y. A. Bagby, and
Professor J. ? R. Hunter, of Richmond
College, will make addresses. A good
programme of music has been arranged.
Rev. J. B. Hawthorne, D. D., -will preach
this morning from his pulpit at Grove
Avenue Baptist Church on "The Idea!
Church Alember." At night Dr. John Pol?
lard will preach, as Dr. Hawthorne is to
preach at 4 O'clock at the Glen Allen Bap?
tist Church, of which Dr. l'ollard is pastor.
Rev. S. R. Maxwell, the pastor of the
Third Christian Church, will occupy his
pulpit to-day. His subject in the morning
will be "Church Honesty." He invites all
the members especially to be present. His
subject at night will be "The Downfall of
Human creeds?A Step Towards Christian
Unity."' The subject at night will be illus?
trated by a 'large chart.
Soldiers' Home Chapel services to-day as
follows:. At H A. M., by the students of
Richmond College; at 4 P. M., preaching
by Rev. James E. Cook, pastor of Hoge
Memorial Church, and at S P. M., by a
minister from the "Union Theological Semi?
nary. Appropriate music at each of the
services. The regular noonday services
will continue through the week, different
ministers from the various city churches
conducting the services. There will also
be preaching in the Chapel Tuesday even?
ing and Thursday evening by Rev. W. P.
Mrs. II. Greener will assume' the direc?
tion of the choir of the First EnglUh
Evangelical Lutheran ChurcS "to-day. The
choir will also be augmented by Mrs.
Jasper L. itowe and Mrs. C. C. Crump.
.Miss Marie Coch, the soprano of the choir,
' has resigned. She will return to her
home, in Sweden.
AT THE SEMINARY.
Mr. It. S. Eskridge, of the Senior Class,
will ?induct the morning service.
Rev. T. C. Johnson will give an ac?
count of the Ecumenical Conference re?
cently held in New York city at the even?
ing service. He was a delegate to the
Rev. W. W. Moore has been absent sev?
eral days, delivering a course of lectures
at the University of Virginia. Dr. Moore
preached t'aero yesterday,
Rev. Father Yates is at Hot Springs,
Dr. W. Herndon Pearson, of Hampton,
Ya., is in the city.
Rev. H. J. Keefry has returned from
Atlantic City somewhat improved.
Miss Lucy Clair Atkinson, who has been
visiting friends in Hampton, has returned
Mrs. Sidney Dudley and' little son,
Henry, of Hampton, Va., are in the city,
guests of her mother, Mrs. H. A. At?
May Devotions continuo at the Cathe?
dral every evening at 6 o'clock, with
Benediction on Tuesday and Thursday
?Mr. and Mrs. Decatur Axtell have re?
turned fmrcy a short visit to Hot Springs.
?Mr. and Mrs. Axtell will not open their
cottage at the Springs until .Tune.
Miss Katherine Vaughan and' Miss Lily
Walton, of Oberley, Va., will be the
guests of Miss Charlotte Poythress. No.
109 South Fifth Street, during Carnival
Miss Lilla Langley. of Norfolk, who has
been visiting her sister, Mrs. Charles
Bosher. is now the guest of Miss Brown,
of "Waverley." King George county.
Miss Essie Hill, of Scottsville, daughter
of General J. C. Hill, is visiting Mrs.
John A. Lamb, at her residence, No.
123 South Fifth Street.
Mr. Martin, ?Miss Mary Pedmau. Mrs.
Bradley. Mrs. Reddins, Mr. T. Kerse,
Mr. John Hart and little Miss Josie Mc?
Donald are on the sick list. *
Mr. Emmett Sch?fer, of No. S02 East
Cary Street, who underwent an operation
recently, is very much improved' in
health and his friends hope he will soon
be entirely well.
Mr. Joseph V. O'Connor, of Baltimore,
who has been spending several weeks
here, the guest of Mr. Albert J. Meyer,
has returned home.
The annual meeting of the St. Leo's
Catholic Club has been postponed from
to-morrow to Monday. May 21st, on ac?
count of Carnival Week.
Mr. August Simonpietri has started on
a trip to his native country, the beautiful
and world renowned' island, Corsica.
Mr. Thomas C?rion, of Cha^lottesvIIle,
Va., a merchant tailor, and for a short
time, with Mr. Barney Meyers, was ?>ay
' ing a visit to this city during the past
The many friends of ?Mr. John H.
Campbell will be glad to hear of his
recovery from his late illness.
On Sunday, ?May 20th, a new Council of
the Knights of Columbus will be insti?
tuted in the city of ?Newport News.
Richmond Council will have charge of
the work, and as the three degrees will
be conferred, a very busy time is antici?
The Richmond Knights will attend in
numbers and a most pleasant -trip will
A chance to hear mass will be afforded
all who go.
The Holy Name Society will meet to?
night at 7:30 P. M. in the basement of
the Cathedral. The Office of the Holy
Name will be recited in the church at
S P. M. It is earnestly hopea that there
will be a large attendance.
Wanted as Witnesses.
In the United States Marshal's office
subpoenas were issued for J. M. Grlgg
and Henry Johnson, of Alexandria, who
are wanted as witnesses In Baltimore on
the 17th Instant in the case of Charles R.
French, who is charged with burning the
postoffice at Houston, Va., and stealing
' Another subpoena was issued for C. M.
Callwell, of Newport News. In the case
of J. R. Miller.vs. the Southern Building
and Loan Association, of Lyncbburg.
The case of Virgle An?3erson, charged"
with using abusive language and assault
Ins Eugene Brldgewater, came up berfore
DES & M05
The Red=Letter Week in the
History of Richmond's Flerchandisino;.
Onp of die chief attractions during "Carnival Week" will be this special value-giving event, beginning Monday -and
-i- ? s f -d-iv -VU Richmond and all of Richmond's Carnival visitors are invited to participate in this VERY SPECIAL
money salmg event. Everything offered in this sale is of the top-notch order, marked at prices considerably less than you
have known "them before. Below for special mention :
SPECIALS FROM OUR
v' SILK DEPARTMENT.
. S1.25 Plisse Silks, with rows
ot hemstitching?; colors White,
Gray: and Pink\ now 0.3c. yard.
SI Extra Quality Plisse Silks,
in all the new staples and pastel
shadings, now Toe. yard.
SOc. Corded Wash Silks, plaids
and stripes, this season's newest
patterns, now 87^c. yard.
75 and 85c. ? Printed Foulards,
all this season's most effective
patterns, now 50c. yard.
90c. Extra Heavy Quality Taf?
feta Silks; in all the new staple
and hard-to-get shadings, now
Specials from Our
25c. grade Ladies' Piibbed Im?
ported Lisle Thread Vests, all
sizes, now 21o.
20c. grade Ladles' Piibbed
Gauze Cotton Vests, silk tape in
neck and sleeves, now 15c.
40c. Boys' Bibbed Balbriggan
Shirts, both long and. short
sleeves, with drawers to match,
now 29c. each.
Three Very Important
Colored Silk Umbrellas, some
plain and some bordered, all co?
?5 Umbrellas, now $6.50.
$4 Umbrellas, now $2.50.
$2.50 Umbrellas, now $1.69.
One Special Value in
50c. Pillow-Case Linen, 45
inches wide, now 30c. yard.
Two Specials in
2-yard-wide Heavy , Linen
Sheeting, the 75c, grade, 4Sc. yd.
2?-yard-wide Extra Heavy
Linen Sheeting, the 85c. kind,
Two Specials in Bed Linen:
$1.25 H. S. Pillow-Cases,
heavy round thread, all linen
now $1 pair.
,$1.50 H. S. Extra Heavy All
Linen Pillow-Cases, now $1.25
Manufacturers' ends Nain?
sook, Cambric, and Swiss Edges
and Insertions, this' season's
most effective patterns and rang?
ing in length from 1? to 6f yards..
Lot 1?15, 16f, 20c. Embroid?
eries, now 10c. yard.
Lot 2?25, 30, and 35c. Em?
broideries, now 15c. yard.
Lot 3?40 and 45c. Embroid?
eries, now 20c yard.
Lot 4?50c, 60c, 65c, and 75c.
Embroideries, now 25c. yard.
Three Specials in
Colored Dress Goods.
50c. and 75c. All-Wool Fancy
Dress Goods, full line netf spring
shadings, aow 39c.
S5c. Silk-Striped Challies, in
an immense assortment of pat?
terns and colors, now 75c.
40c. Silk-Striped Challies,
very effective patterns, now 32c.
Some Very Special
White Goods Values.
12?c. White Madras, for waists
or shirts, now 5c.
25c. Corded P. K.'s, extra qual?
ity and weight, now 22c.
25c. grade now 21c.
35c. grade now 29c.
40c. grade now 35c.
59c. grade now 45c.
60c. srrade now 50c.
WASH GOODS SPECIALS.
25c. and 35c. grade Imported
French. Organdies, this season's
most effective patterns, now
163c. grade Printed Dimities,
this season's very newest pat?
terns, now 12Ac.
Some Very Special
Men's Furnishing Items.
20c. grade Coon Brand Collars,
all the new shapes, now 12?jc.
50c. Gentlemen's Neckwear,
all the correct shapes and colors,
$1.25 Gentlemen's Negligee
Shirts, now 95c.
75c. grade Gentlemen's Elastic
Seam Jeans Drawers, now 59c.
A Special Silk Waist Value.
$6 Corded and Tucked Taffeta
Silk Waists, all -colors, now
A Very Special Value
in Silk Petticoats.
S8.50 Silk Underskirts, wide
ruffles, full width, full line of
colors, now 86.98.
$14 Cream Silk Accordion
Skirts, now S4.
Special in Boys' Shirt-Waists
Bo3*s' Percale Mother's Friend
Shirt-Waists, with and without
collars, now 45c.
RICHARD HUDNOT, 925 BROADWAY, NEW YORK.
We take pleasure in announcing that we are now selling
aeents for Richmond for these very elegant Toilet Specialties.
We carry at all times complete assortments of all these goods.
Ask for Hudnot's Twentieth Century Toilet Hints, which is
standard authority on the art of beauty and the correct use of
perfumes. Free for the asking.
50c. Vellum and Crepon Pa?
per, in Azure, Cream, and Ty
rian, three new sizes, now 19c. lb.
Hurd's and Crane's Fine Pa?
pers, Early English, White Wove,
Crane's Bond ,Irish Linen, Sec,
the 35 and 40c. kinds, 10c. quire.
One Special Value in Purses.
$3 Ladies' Combination Purse
and Card-Case, in seal leather,
colors Tan and Gray, all neatly
trimmed, now $1.79.
Ask for Sigma Washable
FOUR VERY EXTRAORDI?
NARY SUIT SPECIALS.
Lot 1?$33.50 Mode Broad?
cloth Eton Suits, jacket silk
lined, skirt and jacket hand?
somely appliqued, now $25.
Lot 2?$32.50 Navy Blue Ca?
mel's Hair Suits, silk lined
throughout, now $22.50.
Lot 3?Gray Homespun Suits,
made Eton and fly front, jacket
silk lined, now $7.75.
Lot 4?$14 and $22.50 Vene?
tian and Scotch Tweed and
Check Suits, jackets silk lined,
Two Separate Skirt Specials
Black Silk and Peau do Soie
Skirts, for street or house wear.
$18.50 Skirts now $7.00.
$20.00 Skirts now 59.75.
Three Special Values
in Walking Skirts,
made of English Tweeds and
$ 6 Skirts now $3.00.
$ 7 Skirts now *?.'?.50.
$K> Skirts now $5.00.
One Special Value in
Real Scotch Ginghams.
? 32 inches wide, exclusive pat?
terns in cheeks and btripes, now
! One Special
White Goods Value.
35c. Tucked Batiste, for shirt
j waists, uow lie. yard.
35c. Fancy Striped and Dot
? ted Ribbons, 4 and 5 inches wide,
j now 19c. yard.
I Three Spedai Values
in Black Goods.
75c. Black Cr?pons, good
S blacks, now 49c. yard.
$1.25 Black Pebble Vienna
| Cloth, now 69c.
? Special Value in
85c. Dotted French Flannels,
? white a_idmed_Lt__ dark grounds,
,; now 69c.
'Squire Lewis in the Henrico County Court
yesterday. She was dismissed.
The following were up. on the same
charge: Jack Anderson, dismissed; Percy
Harris, $2.50 and costs; Willie "Gibson, S2.?0
and costs; Wister Traylor, $2.50 and costs;
Eliss Allen, .$2.00 and costs; Bennie Wil?
lard, $2.50 and costs.
A rule was issued against Eugene Bridge
water for not appearing as witness for the
Commonwealth, and he was also fined $2.50
A marriage license was issued by Clerk
Waddlll at the Henrico county courthouse
to Junius Stevens and Minnie C'raddolk.
An? injunction was granted in the Cir?
cuit Court of TTonrico yesterday restraining
the Richmond Railway and Electric Com?
pany from putting in a spur track on
Beverly street in front of the new pavil
lion and vaudeville theatre. The suit was
brought by property owners fronting the
proposed spur track.
In the Henrico Circuit Court yesterday
tho jury failed to agree in the suit of
Bowman vs. Stokes.
DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER
Alleged, in the Suit Brought/by Mrs.
Bullock?City ?all Courts.
Mrs. Fanny Bullock brought suit in the
Circuit Court yesterday against Mr. W. H.
Whitaker for ?500 for alleged defamation
of her character. Mrs. Bullock lives on
North Seventeenth street and Mr. Whit?
aker is with the Moore Lumber and Fur?
niture Company. .
It is stated that letters written by the
defendant to Mrs. .Bullock constitute In
part the' offence charged.
Mr. W. H. Beveridge is her attorney.
In the Chancory Court yesterday
Vara ?. Winston qualified as guardian of
Licett W. and Wellington G. Winston.
Robert E. Gregory qualified as guard?
ian of Lena Gregory and Robert Emory
The May term of the Law and Equity
Court will begin on Monday, when the
docket will be called and the. cases set
it Is very important for all lawyers hav?
ing business in this court to be on hand,
and have their cases set for trial.
Company C. Guard of the Commonwealth,
will hold a meeting next Wednesday night
at S:3? o'clock. It is very important that
every member be present at this meet?
ing, as the officers are anxious ?to have
She men sign the paper that has to( be
presented to the Governor.
About half ' of the men have already
signed this paper, and just as soon as
this is completed the officers will stand
the examination, and the boys will be
mustered into service. There is still
room for a few more members, and any J
one wishing to.enlist with this company
Should be pr?sent at this meeting. There
isn't any reason why we can't get
together and wind this thing up." The
uniforms are all ready for the boys to
get, .and, if, all will work to<Jfet?her, 1t
won't be long before Company C will be
one of the best companies in the
Judge Edmunxl? Waddlll, Jr.. of the
United States District Court, yesterday ren
dered a decision in the case of the Com?
mercial 'Building and Loan Association.
Judge Waddill decided that the associa?
tion was not a corporation of such a?
could be forced into bankruptcy under
the act of 1S9S. The proceedings trill bq
This case is the first of the kind to have
been brought before a court and estab?
lishes a precedent.
(For The Times.)
There is but one high hero whom ? na.ne
As worthy of a fellowship with thee?
Dead Arthur, heir of an immortal lame,
Dead Arthur, sleeping toy that summer
That washes his lone use. "Perchance I
And Arthur was not! Ah, how doubly
To know no misty legend, with us gleam
Of light forever growing vague ana nest,
Can rob our history's rich inheritance
Of thy high deeds; thou nobles "-heart
Who ever in wild battle Tjreak fair lance
Or wooed young beauty in her courtly
Thou, thou the fearless! Thou whom chiv?
'Bound by her laws, and said, "Here
stands my Knight!
Jealous for others, from all selfhood free,
ifayal td Godi and the ?unchanging}
Unruffled by the little ways of men,
Indifferent to the courts of praise or
When shall we ever find thy peer again"/
Where glows a star to set beside thy j
Philosopher?yet filled with hashing'fire!
Courtier?yet veiling steel in velvet
?Nought lacked he that a soldier might
Judgment and mercy watch-id beside his
What boots success or failure? Is there
Always in triumphs man must recog?
What matter if the stormy sisterhood
Kiss or cry out with tear-^vet angry
For in a little while is all torgot:
One thing alone is worth the long days'
(Wherein joy dies, grief lives, and hope
To tach?as thou hast aught U3 by thy
'__LiA HOWARD _IR._A!?
NEW STEAMBOAT LINE
To Operate Between Richmond, Nor
follc and ("larcrimnt.
SURRY, VA.. ?May ?.-^Special?The
spring term of 'the Circuit Court of Surfy
county, Judge iBeverly A. Hancock pre?
siding, has just closed. Nothing of public
interest was done.
Tiie judge of the Circuit Court has char?
tered the Claremont, Norfolk and Rich?
mond Steamboat Company, with a maxi?
mum capitai stock of $50.00?}. T?1 ? offl
for the year are: C. A1. Santmyer, presi?
dent, Claremont, Va.; F. V. Archer, vice
president and general manager, Richmond,
Va.; Joseph W. Santmyer. secretary and
treasurer, Claremont, Va., and the above
with J. V. Plancha. C. T. Dibble. Richard
Eppes and Daniel Stone, are dire-tors.
The chief business of the company is
to be to awn, operate and maima :i a
passenger and freight steamboat befcw? :b
Claremont and Norfolk and Claremont
and Richmond. The raini-sium anKMint of
stock has been subscribed and a steamer
purchased. The line will be in operation
by the 'first of July certainly, awl pos?
sibly before that date. This is almost ex?
clusively a home enterprise, and the incor
porators expect to give such service aa
will induce the river people to give them
Do Considerable Damage in Massa
WOODSTOCK, VA., May 12.?Special.?
A little nine-year-old daughter of Mr.
Samuel ?Miller, who lives aoout a mile
west of Woodstock, fell from an apple
tree and dislocated her arm.
The outer circle around the Confederate
monument in Massanutteh Cemetery has
been donated to Shenandoah Camp, S. C.
V., by the directors o? the cemetery, and
will Be used for the burial of ex-Confede?
rates. A contract for markers to the
sixty-six Confederate soldiers who were
kilted in skirmishes around Woodstock
has been given to E. U. Snyder, of Wood?
stock, and will be placed into position
during the summer.
The dry we-ather which "has prevailed
for the past three weeks has greatly re?
tarded the growing crops in the Valley.
A light rain fell on Tuesday. Tne first for
sixteen days. The water in the north
fork of the Shenandoah River is as low
as it has been, at this time of the year,
for ? number, of years.
Cut-worms are doing much damage to
young eorn and gardens, and in many
place? as soon as the corn Is above the
-rouna it is cut off by tnese pests.
eMisa Stella S. Fravel, daughter of Mr.
Raising the Ante
iswhat a defective water back in your
range is liable to do il .?.? time, as it
is ,i great source <->?' _.?:., ?:. !: '.?.::
range or plumbing needs overhauiint?,
and defective pi] ? paired or new
ones hid. you will find lite work done
by us to be of the best, and our prices
always fair and re..; -nable.
'Phone 1110. No. 28 N. 9ih St
Joseph Fr.iv??:. oC Woodstock, died as
the home of her father on Wed?nesday of
Mr. a?". Bir h : ft bei ?r^t of tha
week to attend the annua? session of th??
O-?ar.d 'Lodge, ?. ?. ?'. ?.. ,? ? .: _G) rings,
.Mrs. Flora Herableton, of t ar 3 nme,
Shenandoah Com : b irneol
at her horn?? i is: v. ... S w .; wash
ing, and had Just kindled the- tire with
shavings, when the wind oleiv the fl'im??
against her dress, which immediate ? ig?
nited. Sh?? ran thr ugh t! ? b ?use several
times, bat was oyei aki -.-. by a. neighbor
Rev. W. ? Book, of ClifC u Forg-"\ Va.,
will begin a protracted meeting in the
Christian Church at Eiir.burg. Ya.? oa
Sunday. '? S._%_9H
Mr. Milton Pence, ae Bfty-sfcc years.
died yesterday morning a: his home neai
Forestville, o? paralysis. He was attend*
ing to business affairs the 5ay before,
and retired in apparent good health,
?Failing to get up in the morning with tha
family. a.t j o'clock, he was found in, art
almost speechless condition, uttering bu|
a few words afterwards.
? Mr. Pence was a gallant Confederate
?soldier during the wer ot lSol-'5, and be??
?longed to Co. K. Seventh Virginia Cav-.
?airy, and served throughout the war. l?a
?leavea a widow and nine children?five
?sons and four daughters.
' The Women's Memorial Society o? tha
'Xiost Cause, at New Market, Va., will
celebrate the thirty-sixth anniversary o?
the battle of New Market, at t?at piace,
on Tuesday. May 15th, 1000. An interest?,
ing programme has been prepared ??*
this occasion, Hon. Co. X. Conra<i, o?
Harrisonburg, Va,, will be the orator ol
The forest fires, which have been raging
In the North and Massanutten Mountains,
have done much damage to the timber
and pasturage. The first of the week a
large number of men were employed -In
'fighting the fires south of Strasburg, ani
it was "witB dirficulty that prtperty -neas
Xhe mountain was saved.
,_tr. Henry Setzer, of Strasburg, died in
'the eighty-sixth year of his age. of tears
?disease. He la survived by a wife an<|
Senator R. P. Bruce, of Wise, w*_. %
I caller on the Governor yesterday.