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Very Superior. CRAWFORD CASE DISCUSSED The Conference, However, Took No Action and Refused to Censure Whiie Case is Pending?Close With a Missionary Rally. (Special Dispatch to The Times.) KEWPOI1T NEWS. VA. June 11.? The Richmond District Conference, which met yesterday at Hampton, adjourned to-night with a missionary rally led by Bcv. James Cannoa. Jr.. of Blackstone. Tbe opening session ?was called to or? der by Rev. ~Dr. J. Powell Garland, pre siding clder of the Richmond District, and was doroted to the transaction of the usual routino business, appointment of committees and the selection of the mode of procedure. Rev. A. B. Sharpe, of the West End Church, of Hampton, vos secretary. Presiding Elder Garland stated that the reports showed the spiritual, finan cial and general state of the churches in tbis district to be the best in any conference that he had ever been con nected with. The opening sermon of the v-onforence was delivered by Rev. A. A. Jones, of King and Queen county. The committee on orphanage made its report. The statement was made that enough money for the eroction of the adminisU-ation bullding, to cost $21,000. had been subscrlbed by the churches in Tidewater. Va., while two cottages. to cost 515,000, were also provided for. The money needed now is to equip the bulld? ing when completed. Resolutlons of sympathy were voted to Mr. M. E. Gary, of Richmond, who re ccntly lost his son, and to Rev. J. Sidney Peters. of Hampton, whose wife is now in a hospital. THE CRAWFORD CASE. At to-day's session, after ndopting reso lutions. asking the General Conference ;o meet in Richmond in 1P06. the case of Kev. J. H. Crawford. brought before Judge Campbell. of Amherst. for oontempt ?>f court, was discussed at length, but . ,he conference refused to censure Judge Campbell. holding that it would be im proper, while proeeedings are pending. A. J. Gary and C. H. Smith, of Rich? mond. were licensed to preach. W. J. Boone. of Hampton; M. E. Gary. of Rich? mond; D. W. Folk. Of Smithfleld. and Dr. Garrett Anderson, of King and Queen, were chosen delegates to the Virginia Con 'eronce R. T. Wllson. of Hampton; J. H. Busby. >f Manchester; G. G- Ware, of Newport Cews.-and R. H. Nelson. of Hernico. were lelected alternates. CLASS UNION. The work of the Richmond and Man? chester class union was endorsed. The matter of dividing the Tork Circuit was Jeft with the presiding elder. Interesting addresses were delivered by Rev. Dr. Starr, Rev. James Canr.on. Jr.. and others. Satlsfaclory reports were submitted by the Sunday-school and Fniance Commit? tees and adopted. The following local preachers' llcenses were continuod for another year: J. H. Busby. Manchester: B. F. Watson, Yc-rk; S: Betty, Manchester: T. P. Pettigrew. Manchester: D. W. Mbger. Hampton; J^ T. Montgomery. Richmond. NEELY IS RELEASE UKDER PALMA RULE (By Assoclated Presa.) HAVANA. June U.-C. F. W. Neely, who JIarch 24 was sentenced to teti years' imprisonment and to pay a fiue of $56,701 for compliclty in the Cuban pos tal frauds, was relcased to-day under the bill signed by Pi esldente Falma June 9, gTantlng amnesty to all Americans con victed of crime in Cuba during the t?srm of the Anierican occupation and those awaiting trial. t THE EXPRESS ROBBERY. Negro Woman Sent on for Trial, but the White Boy Disappears. (Speclal Diapatch to The Times.) rVOR, VIRGINIA, June 12.?Delia Holrnes. the negro woman implicated in tho theft of the express package contain lng $1,000 at this place, was arrested last night and held for trial to-day in Magis trate's Court. which convened about 10:30 o'olock this morning. It was decided by ju^tlce Edwards that the case would havw to go before the grand Jury. The -wo? man was commltted to jail to wait her trial. Joseph Mumford. the other party in the case, has left town and his whereaboms are not known. As he is wasited by the authorities it is thought that immediate Bearch will be made. THROWN FROMA CARRIAGE Mrs-Chapman Dies From Resultof Her Injuries. (8peclal Dlspatch to The Times.) CHINCOTEAGUE, VA.. June 11.? Mr. and Mrs. Edward Chapman, of Chapmantown. while on their way home from Childrens' Day exe?cises at Green buckville Sunday night at the Methodist ,prote3tant cmirch, were thrown from their conveyanoe on aocount of the horse running fnto a post on the sidewalk. the former Aeing very badly hurt, while the latter received an injury which culmi nated in her death Sunday morning at 3:30' o'clock. The deceased Ieaves a large family be sides a host of friends. The Tom Smith Camp, C. V.. of Nan scmond. met at Suffclk last night and passed resolutlons condemning "Flske's History" and "Our Country" as public school text books. It will be recalled that both books were some time ago strlcken from the lists. but the latter was subsequently restored. Drowned at Night. (Speclal Dlspatch to The Tlmcs.) WYTHEVILLE. VIRGINIA, June 11,? James Cassel, young man about IS years of age, scm of James M. Cassell, a prominent citizen and merchant of this place. was drowned last evening about 9 o'clock in tho mill pond Just below town while bathing with a number of boys. The body was recovered about 12 o'clock. The drowning took place in the presence of his companions, who did not at first realise that he was drowning and whose aid for that reason came too late. * Rev. F. H. Martin Declines. (Speclal Dlspatch to The Times. PETERSBURG. VA. June 11.?Rev. F. H. Martin. of Salem, who was unanl mously extended the call to the pastor *hip of th<> Seond Baptlst Church. this cltv. preach. " Jn that church to-night, and afi^rwji.o it'ormed the co?nmitt^o of the church. while greatly appreclating the calL he fclt it his duty to decllne the same. as he felt that he sould do much more good ln the fleld in which he is at present at work. DDUBLES ITS CHARGE The Passenger and Power Com? pany to Pay $1,200 Inste'ad of $600 a Year. The James Silver Bridge Commlssioners met last nijat and considered for qulte a time a ne? contract arrangement with the Passenger an- Power Company for the privilege of running its cars over the bridge. The upshot of considerable dis cusslon was the instructlon of a commit? tee to draw up a contraot for one year at $1,200 to be submltted to the board. The following members were present; Messrs. Bradley Perdue, Weisiger, O'Brien, and Pulliam, of Manchester, and Burton. Campbell. Hobson, and Glb son of Richmond. Engineer Isaacs was in attendance and also Messrs. Sitterding and Gnigon. rep resenting the street railway company. ceisifiiniTltE BE REACHED TO-DAY (Continued from First Page.) was refused. The operators will never recugnize the union. AT NORFOLK Business Feels the Strike and lnduslry May be Cripp'ed. (Special Dispatch to The Times.) NORFOLK, VA., Junel ll.-The soft coal situation here Is regarded as ser? lous and if the strike at the .mines Is a prolonged one there will undoubtedly be a famine and consequent closing of manv industries. At the Lambert's Point piers the situation is unchanged. WIUi the loading of .vessels the supply is get tlAeru?mor is to the effoct that a large portion of Pocahontas coa^ on hand. will be used to supply the Norfolk and West? ern locomotives, so that If the strike lasts any length of time, traffic on the road wiU not be suspended. The tug boat business is in jeopard-y. Only forfy tons of coal could be "cn^d to-day by the owner of a large, fleet. He ekpects to suspend business to-mor row. Others experience the same trouble. The local coal dealers are unabie to supply the demand. ____-? PRESIDENT MITCHELL Declares Anthracite Will Win-Not so Certain of Soft Coal Strike. (By Asuciated Press ) WILKESBARRE. PA. June 11.?"Well, gentlemen, the anthracite strike is com plete and we are going to win. This emphatic statement was made to the assembled newspaper correspondents by President Mitchell in his office at strike headquarters Uiis evening. Asked what he had to say regarding the cor respondence between himself and the presidents of the coal carrying raflroads which control more than 80 per cent. of the anthracite mines, he said: -I have nothlng to say now. We ask no better presentation of our ease than the operators' -statement makes for us. With reference to the soft coal strike in We-t Virginia, the national labor leader had this ic say: "At present there are 28,500 mine workers on strike in the West Virginia fleld. Reports from Virginia, where there are 3,600 mine workers, are incomplete. and I. therefore, cannot say anything as to the situation in that State. I think we toH?" *h,at strike. too. The suspenslon in West Vir? ginia will cut off a large amount of soft coal that is snipped to the Atlantic Sea? board. but there is no connection between the anthracite strike and the bituminous suspension there." ELECT OFFiCERS Contest Over Only One Position Filled by the Imperial Coun cil?Having Good Time. (By Associated Prew ) SA.N FRANC1SCO, June ll.-The visiting nobles of the Mystic Shrine devoted to day chlefly to pleasure, though the Im nerial Council held a secret session this morning. At 9 o-Clock a large number of Shrlners crossed the bay to Berkely where thev inspected the buildlngs and grounds of the University of California. Many more made the ascent of Mount Tamalpais. The event of the afternoon was a reception to Al Malaikah Temple, the attendance being very large. Tne following officers were elected for the ensuing term: Imperial Potentate, Henry C. Aiken. of Omaha. Neb. Imperial Deputy Potentate, George H. Gie*ne, Dallas. Texas. Imperial Chief Rabban, George L. Brown. of Buffalo, N. Y. Imperial High Priest and Prophet, Alva P. Clayton, of St. Joseph, Mo. Tmperial Oriental Guide, Frank G. Roundy. of Chicago. Imperial Recorder, Benjamin W. Row eli. of Lynn. Mass. Imperial Treasurer. William S. Brown, of nttsburg. -??-?? Bakei? Logan. (Special Dispatch to The Times.) WOODSTOCK. VA.. June 11.?Miss Elizabeth Howe Logan. of Woodstock, and Mr. Clarence H. Baker, of Hagers town, Md., were marrled here this after? noon at the. home the brlde's parents, on North Main Street, at 3:15 o'clock. The bride wore a gown of white organ dy. over peau de soie, with a white tulle veil, caught with orange blossoms, and carrled "golden gate" roses. The bride's sister, Miss Olive Mae Logan, was the maid of honor, and wore white organdy, carried "Madame Crochet" roses, and the ushers, Miss Iva Baker, sister of the groom, and Miss Nellie Logan. were dress ed ln white, carrying Madame Crochet roses. Mr. Fred S. Anderson. of Woodstock, was best man. The brldal party en tered the parlor, which was tastefully decorated ln. white lllies and ferns, pre ceded by Susan Catherlne Logan, llttle sister of the bride. who bore the mar ~<< license, and were marrled by R?v. J. S. Shenk. pastor of Evangellcal Lu theran Church, of which the bride ls a member. The bride ls the popular daughter of Commonwealth's Attorney and Mrs. W. W. Logan, and the groom is he son of Mr. Solomon Baker, of Hagerstowa, a partner of the Hagerstown furnlture fac tory. MANILA.?Ueutenant Hagedern, quar termaster of the Twsnty-elghth Infan trj% who was arrested ln March last on the charge of er#bezzlement, has been dismissed from the army and sentenced to two years' confinement in the prlson at Manlla. MINERS GOING HOME '. They Have N? Grieveance, butDedare for the Union. (fipoclal Dlspatch to The Times.) ROANOKE, VA? June 11.?Car loads of miners passed through here to-day en route to their homes in Franklin, Henry and other counties. An old negro, who had worked for years in the mines of the Roaraoke-Coal and Coke Company, voiced the sentlmeht of the crowd when he said: "Tho company treated me all right; I am got nothing to say against it, but it is the union, boss, and I am with the union to the end." Fourteen men were laid off at the West End round-house to-day as, the result of the strike, and other workers put on short hours. - Business is already beginning to fall off on accbunt of the strike. ? CONFERENCE FAILED Miners Declare. They Wil! Continue and Operators Just as Stubborn. (By Assoclatcd Press.) BLUEFIELD, ' W. VA., June 11.?The conference^ of the United Mine Workers, to which the operators were requested to send representatives, was held at Bram well to-day, but not a single operator was represented, and it was deciaed by the three hundred and odd representatives of the union miners present to continue the strike to the very last. They made the statement that they wi~ win out if it takes all summer. The op? erators are equally as firm, and a long fight is looked for. Several carloads of tents under much to shelter the strikers have been ordered, and will arrive in a few days. The strikers seem to be taking life easy so far, and great numbers are whiling away the time. playing base-ball. -aus far the men are well behaved and every thing remains quiet. REPORTS TO THE C. & 0. Three More Mines Closed ? Miner Quitting and the Output Small. Reports made yesterday to the general offices of the Chesapeake and Ohio con ceining the situation in the coal fleld opened up by that line showed the clos? ing down of three mines since the previous dav and the falling off of miners at work in the Collins mines, on Loup Creek branch. Very little coal is being handled by the road and less is being given the various companies dependent upon the line for their supplies. The following was the morning report yesterday. and it was learned last night that there had been practically no change during the day: NEW RIVER REGION. Loup Creek Branch?All mines idle ex cept Coilins, who has about one-fifth of his men working. South Side Branch?All mines idle. Main Line?All mines idle. Laurel Creek Branch?All mines idle except Greenwood which has ons- fourth of its men working. Piney Creek Branch?Gaston and Ra Irighthave about one-half of their men working. Kcenevs Creek Branch?All mines idle except Blume which has two-thirds of its men working. Ansted?Has about thirty-five per cent. of its men working. All mines idle except Cabin Creek. Winifrede, Carkin and Black Band work? ing full forces. New River coal fleld loaded yesterday 103 cars. Kanawha coal fleld loaded yesterday i5 cars. The total number of cars loaded Tues day was 179, against the normal output ofSOO cars. The miners are reported quiet and scattered. , m m. wm ?ir.ued from First Page.) ors" are reseoted. The platform endorses thr ?recommendation of President Roose velt that the United States enter into re ciprocal trade relations with the republic of -Cuba, and that shall be mutually ad vantageous to it and to the United It reaffirms loyalty to the protective tariff, believing it to be wisdom not to imperil business interest by any sug gestion of interference with revenue leg lslation. The trust plank says: "We heartily approve the action of the President of the United States through his attornev general ln instituting pro ceedings to check the growth of unlawful combinations. lnended to raise the price of commodities at the expense of the consumer, and we recommend that sim ilar action be taken in all cases where the people are oppressed by trusts or combinations through the illegal manip ulation of fuel or food supplies." The platform favors the Isthmian Ca nal. wise immigration laws, and an hon? est ballot and a fair count in Pennsyl vania. I 1 u 1 H.'i CHOATE D1NNER (Continued from First Page.) ladies rose and retired to the drawing r???iAD A CONFIDENTIAL CHAT. Mr Choate then walked around the table" and took the vacant seat next to His Maiesty and the King of Great Britain and the American Ambassador entered into a confldentlal conversation. Before the cigars had got well going, Mr. Choate went over to J. Pierpont Morgan and brought him up to King Edward, and for nearly the next hour the Ameri? can millionairo and the King talked earnestly together. Lord Londowne, Mr. Choate, Lord Rosebery and others sat whilo the master of the empire and the master of millions t.hrashed out their re spective ideas. To use the words of one of the guests. who sat near them: "Mr. Morgan and the King seemed equally at home and we wondered when we were going' to get a chanceto Join the ladies in the drawlng-room." WITH PRESIDENT'S SISTER. At length King Edward nnished talk ing and the men went up stairs. On their arrival in the drawlng-room Quesn Alex andra led the way to the music-room. In an interval between the music the King especially sent for Mrs. Douglass Robinson and Mrs. W. Sheffleld Cowles. and to these two slsters of President Roosevelt His Majesty conveyed his spe? cial gratlfication at his ability to be present at the evening's entertainment. Their Majesties also chatted, and especial? ly with Mr. and Mrs. Whitelaw Reid. At the conclusion of the music the partv went to supper. Here the band played "God Save the King" for the first time, and everyone present paid'eourteous attention to this air. After supper was over their Majesties chatted with various guests, and specially with Lord Rosebery, who took Princ'ess Victorla down to ner carriage. It was then quite late. Escorted by the entire embassy and followed by all Mr. Choate's guests. King Edward and Qu.een Alexan dra went out and entered the royal car? riage, after a night which foreign dlplo mats charaoterlze as the greatest tri umph ever won for American prestige in England. ? -. CHICAGO.?C. H. " Campbell, superin? tendent of the Water -Works at Charlotte, was elected president to-day of theAt??v ican Water Works* Association. - 1 WEST POINT CflBETS (Contlnuod fcom First Page.) The President was drtven to the home of Colonel Mills, and then walked across the street 'to the parade ground and re vlewed the cadets. In the course of the rerlew Cadet Cal vln P. TItus was called from the ranks to face the- Presldet, who plnned a medal for bravery on his breast and spoke a few .words to him, Immediately after luncheon the hun? dreds of visltors sought Memorial Hall, a new stone structure, where the ex? ercises were held. The President, es corted by the cadets, and leading a notable party of officers, came across the parade groundsand soon after his entrance the speaking began. THE PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS. Colonel Mills made an address of wfd come and then lntroduced Fresident Roosevelt who said In part: "Not merely has West Point oontrlb,uted a greater number of the men who stand highest on the nation's honor roll, but I think beyond question that. taken as awhole. the average graduate of West Point during this h,undred yejars lias' given a greater amount of service to the country through his life than has the averasre graduate of any other Institution on this brrjad land. (Applause.) "Now, gentlemen, that is not sur prising. That is what we have a right to expect from this military. unlversity founded by the nation. (Applause.) But I am glad that the expectatlon has made good (applause), and of all the Institu tions in this country. none is more abso lutely American, none more, in the proper sense of the word. absolutely democratic than this. Here we care nothing for the boy's blrthplace. for the boy's grade, for his social standlng. here we care nothing save for his worth, If he is able to show it. (Applause.) "It was my good fortune to see in the campaign in Cuba, how the graduates of West Point hanuled themselves, and to endeavor to profit by their e'xample, and it has become my pleasure to come here to-day, because i was at that time Intimately associated with many of your graduates. AT SAN JUAN FTGHT. "On the day before the San Juan fight when we were marched up Into a posi? tion, we lost , oommunicatlon with our bnggag'e and food, and for supper that niglit I had what Col. Mills gave me (laughter and applause), and lt tasted very good, and the next morning Col. Mills was with another West Pointer, Shipp, from North Carolina. The next morning we had brcakfast together, and I remember well congratulating myself that my regiroent?we were all volunteer legimcnts?could have as an example men Uke Mills and Shipp, whose very pres ence made the men cool and made them feel collected and at ease. Mills and Shipp went down with our regiment to the action. Shortly after it was begun, Shipp was killed and Mills received a wound from which no one of us at the time thought that he would recover. "There was never a moment by day or night that I was not an eye witness of some performance of duty being done by a West Pointer. and I never saw a West Pointer failing in his duty. OFFICERS OF THE FUTURE. "I think it is going to be a great deal harder to bo a first-class officer m the future than it had been in the past. I think that in addition to the courage and steadfastness that have alwar^beenahe: prlme requisites in a soldier. you have got to show a far greater power of in dividuallty than has been necessary be? fore if you are going to get up to the highest level of ^?5 --,._ nf dutv As has been well saia, rne^d^ments of warfare during the la-^t few yefflSs haveZshown that ln tne future the unifAvill.not be <he reg men . nnr vet the dGmpany^but the unlt wiu be the inoVvidual man. ^^gfr.<Wg. after each manisgo.ng to be to a con f?rmvrof the eniiste"l men will have. to many of the emwie wlthout ar/y' do most of their ? Tl nmn _n end. Y ou_??"" * ? or the Bhame ihan ever before, tne noiiy? ? i.to-h $ Jlnrers and enlisted men and that the officers ano. ^ time in JOU ,haJeuog to tte slaud^d the flglit The orator of the day was General ? -?? Porter ambassador to France. SanilaP alumni send greeting Th*Secretary of War was the last JaW The following eablegram was ^*%Xr?T. June 1L 1S02 m SSS2 ^-SSiSfflS. to our alma mater on her centenmal anni VS) "RAFFERTY, presiding." 'The event of the evening was the ban n?Pt -iven by the officers of West Point tQo their d^stTnguished guests. The toast ??ter was General fi. B. Davis. of the Judge Advocate General's Department. The toasts were: "Our Guests." responded to by the Ital? ian ambassador. Mr. Des Planches; "American Universities and Colleges by Dr William R. Harper, president of the University of Chicago: "Congress and its Relations to the Military Academy. by David B. Henderson. Speaker of tbe House of Representatives; "The Army, by Lieutenant-General Nelsoit A. Miles; "The Navy," bv Captain French E. Chadwick; "The " Staff and the Army Schools," bv Majpr-General Henry A. Corbin; "The Volunteers" by Major-. General Daniel E. Sickles; The Na? tional Guard," by Ma.or-General Dick, Ohio National Guard. General Miles, in response to the toast assigned him, said in allusion to the strength of the army: "It should never be decfeased to that extent that it will bocome so weak as to be unable to give adequate support to the civil government of our country, and at. the same time it should neVer be expanded to the ex? tent that it might constitute _ menace to our llbertles." _a - J. CRUTCttflELP. JR.. DEAD The End Came Earlythis Morning After a Lo'ng lilness. . Mr. John J. Crutchfield, Jr., son of Police Justice Crutchfield, died at his residence, No.-lM.6-F.oyd Avenue, at twenty minutes before two o'clock this morning. Mr. Crutchfield was thirty years of age. He had been in failing health for some time, and had traveled in the West, but without improvement. For several years he was connected with the general offices of the Chesapeake and Ohio Rail? way. He leaves a wife, who was Miss Katha rine Lawton, daughter of Mr. William P. Lawton, and two Httle children, a boy and a girl. Mr. Crutchfield. was a master Mason, a Royal Arch Masbn, and a Woodman- of the World. . \ The funeral arrangements v.ill be an nounoed later. ' \ . ??-: " ] Attack on an Editor. (Special. Dispatch to The Times.) ROANOKE, VTRGINIA, June ILT-The Roanoke Times, edited by_Mr. M. n.. Clavtor, brother of Graham Claytor, can didate for Congress, this morning had an edltorial crlticising Lawrence B. Nich ern exc JHEN'S$SI0^rSUITS-$ 8.90 JVaET^&aBSUITS- $14.75 That's our offering-enough we feel sure to interest every man in Richmond. nnr* ik a modern store-founded on modern principles?conducted on mod ^*KW%^^ interestmg, that gives you eptional opportunities-extraOrdinary values. We nurchased these goods because'they were good-because they were cheap More Interesting Store News? We have too many Boys' Knee-Pants Suits?the faiilt-is not yours?you have boueht^s litera%?i weyexpected-but we provided too lavish ly-good store keep g demands movlng this surplus. (So we will sta.it it this morning. Hundreds of Boys* Suits worth$3-00 and $3.50 at $1.75 m Hundreds of Boys' Suits worth $4.00 and $5.00 at $2.45 olas, a printer. who has been working for SSlSl|cU and his brother Sggg r^^STal^uis'el oTfs fac? before he and the parties were sep axated. _ ???-? Seeing tfie Sights. a nartv of young ladies, on their way the Blackstone Female .Instltute,, :spent .the day in Richmond yesterday and ^ere shown the sights of the city by.Mr. Frank P Brent In the party were Misses Zillah Innie MapP Laletta Boggs, Hattie Mears, Evelyn Wyatt, Sallie Fihney. Macon Par sons, Flossie Parsons and Hannah Stoak ley. _ -T~ Church Hill Marnage. Mr. Charles F. Maynes of No 1922 East Main Street, and Miss Maria A. Ball, of No. 2201 East Leigh Street. were marned last night at 9 o'clock at the resldence of Rev Dr W. T. Derieux, No. 2203 East Marshall Street. After the performance of the ceremony a receptlon was held a.t Marshall Hall._ MASSACRE BY MEXICANS. Yaqui Indians, Including One Hundred Women and Children, Killed. (By A?30Ciated Press.) TUCSON, ARIZ., June 11.?A prominent Arizona banker arrived here to-day from Prietas, Sonora, with details of a mas sacre of Yaqui Indians, men, women and children, yesterday in Santa Rosa Canon, thirty-five miles from the Monas Prietas mines, by a detachment of General Tor ro's troops. ? The Mexican troops came upon the camp. and without any warning opened a terrlble fire, sparing neither women nor. children. After the first volley the troops charged upon the panic-stricken victims and massacred all within their reach. Of the guard of eighty Yaquis not a single one survived. and more than a hundred women and children fell victims to the Mexican bullets and bayonets. OBITUARY. James Gargett. ?Mr. James Gargett, one of the oldest citizens of CHesterfield county, died yes? terday at his homo in Chester. He was born in Canada in 1825. When a boy his parents moved to Cleveland, Ohio. Later he lived in Michigan, and for the last twelve ?years. has resided" in Virginia. For six years he lived in this city. He won the admiration and esteem of all who knew him. For many years he carried on an extensl?ve business in Aftna, Mich., in merchandise, milling and man .ufacturing woolen goods. He was energetic, honest and straightforward in all his affairs. He was successful in ac cumulating a considerable fortune, much of which has been given to charitable and religious institutions. Mr.. Gargett served acceptably as an able and falthful member of the Legisla ture of Michigan. Twelve years ago Mr. Gargett retired from active business and has since lived a retired life. About this time he mar ried Miss Odelia W. Snead, the daughter of Colonel Joseph H. Snead, of Chester. Their married life wa.s a very happy one. He was a faithful and devoted husband. Mr. Gargett was a Christian gentleman of the highest character. He was a member of the Soventh Day au ventist Church. He was a close student of the Bible, and sought to do his duty and follow strictly what he believed to be right. All who knew him loved him and had the highest regard for his in tegrity and sinceritjy. For the last four months he was a great sufferer, but was constantly sustained by an unwavering ccnfidence in his God. ? - Mr. Gargett Ieaves no children, his only child?a daughter?having died one year ago. His wife sunvives him. Mrs. R. H. Wright. Information was received here yester? day of the death at the home of her husband, in Ghent (Norfolk Citty). . of Mrs. R. H. Wright,. yesterday morning. Mrs. Wright was a' native of Goosch land county, and was Miss Lillle Hob son, a daughter of the ,'Jate John D.1 Hobson. and granddaughter of the late John Selden. She was well known in Richmond and throughout Eastern Vir ginia as one of the most charming and beautiful women of her time. She is survived by her mother and, the follow? ing brothers and slsfters: Messrs. J. Selden Hobson and Saunders Hobson, of this city; Martin Hobson, of Birmlng ham, Ala.; Plummer Hobson, of HIn-' ton, W. Va.; J. C. and Miss Octavia Hobson, of Gooschland county. She is also sunvived by her husband, Mr. R. H. Wright, a prominent business man of Norfolk. A. G. Thompson. . (Special Dlspatch to The Times.) BEDFORD CITY. VA.,. June 11.?Mr.* A. G. Thompson died this morning at 6 o'clock at Hotel Mons. his home, at the foot of the Peaks of Otter, at the ad vanced age of 91 cvears, death resulting from a short attack of pneumonla. Some years ago he came to Bedford to take charge of Hotel Mons. the property of his nephew. Mr. John Nix, of New Y'ork, and is widely known throughout the country by the visitors from every point that come to visit the Peaks. He is survived by his wife, who will accom pany the remains to New York to-nlght for interment. He has several children, who reside in the North. W. M. Carter. (Special Dispatch to The Times.) CHARLOTTESVILLE. VA., June 11.? Information has reached here of the death. in Philadelphia, of Mr. William M. Carter. the last surviving. brofHer of the late James C. Carter. of this county. Mr. Carter, is survived by a son. Percy Carter, and a daughter, Fanny Ring good Carter. Helen May Whitehead. Helen May Whitehead. infant chlld of Mr. Dudley Whitehead. of the Smith. Courtney Company, who lives at No. 215 East Franklin Street, died at Bon Alr yesterday morning. The chlld was six months old, and had been taken to the countny by its mother a week or more ago. Funeral of Mrs Netherwood. The remains of Mrs. Sue W. Nether land, whose death occurred Monday ln Roanoke. were brought to Richmond yes? terday afternoon and interred in Hol lywood Cemetery. Child's Death. Clarissa Grant. the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Grant died Tues riay afterncon at her parents' hom? In Henrico county. E. E. Whitehurst. (Special Dispatch to The Times ) NEWPORT NEWS, VA., June T1--E. E. Whitehurst. aged seventy-two died at 9:30 o'clock. The remains will be taken to Norfolk for buiial. The deceased came here from Norfolk two j/ars ago. He was a member of Epworth Methodist Church in that city. and leaves one daughter there, Mrs. Jack Cohln. Died of Appendicitis. (Special Dispatch to The Tlmcs.) NEWPORT NEWS, VA., June 11.?Man len Spiggatt, a senenteen-year-old white boy, died at the Newport News General Hospital this morning from the effects of appendicitis. Aoadoroy The GIFFEN Company . .IN. . "Held by the Enemy" Don't take long for news of a good show to get around. Next week?"Under Two Flaga." DELIGHTFUL VACATION TRIP. S?1.50 Richmond to Boston or Providence and return by sea via Merchants and Miners Transportation Company's palatial steamers. Meals and room included. Send for particulars and illustrated booklet. K H. WRIGHT. Agent, Norfolk, Va. Tickets on sale at C. & O. Railway, Nor? folk and Western Railway Offlces and Bichmond Transfer Co., No. 901 Maln Street. _^^^ _. THE ONE-THOUSAND-MILEINTER" CHANGEABLE TICKET Issued by the Seaboard Air Line Rail? way will save you money. This ticket is good over nineteen ranways and" steamship lines, oomprising about seventeen thous and "miles o? road in the South. This book can be used between Richmond and Washington, Norfolk and Baltimore (short line mlleage), and as far South as Jacksonville, Tampa and. New Orleans. and as far West as St. Louls, Memphls and Cincinnati. Further Informatlon cbeerfully furnished by any agont of the Seaboard. Z. P. SMITH, District Pasaenger Agent, No. 1006 E. Maih Street, Richmond, Va. LtiWEST RATES NORTH AND WEST. Before you travel to any point North, West or Southwest. conault your inter? est, promote comfort and save money by communicating with ARTHUR G. LiEWIS S. P. A., Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, (Royal Blue Lino), No. 94 Granby Straet, Withera Buildlng, Norfolk. Va. It is truly Marvelous! Of all the inventions in the musical world, there's none so really wonderful as the attachment for con trolling the keyboard of the piano. THE CECILIAN, The Perfect Piano Pfayer, is the embodiment of skUl and geniiis?representing years of studious labor in improving the various parts and the simplifying of what originally was the most intricate mechanism. With the Cecilian any body can play anything on any piano. Cecilian Concerts Daiiy; Come and Bring Your Friends. GHAS. M. STIBFF, 431 E. BroadSt. ON AGAIN. The Sunday Trips to Beach Park, Wesl Point, Va.?50c. Round Trip?50c Ccmmencing Sunday, June 8th, and ev. ery Sunday, there will be two trains for West Point. The first will leave Richmond. South? ern Railway (Fourteenth-Street Station). at 9:30 A. M.; returning. leave West Point at 8 P. M. The second will leave Richmond at 4 P. M.; returning, leave West Point at 10:30 P. M. Only ?w cents for the round trip. Tick? ets good going and returning on either train. Only sixty mlnutes ln each direction and thirty-nine miles to salt water. SUMMER EXCURSION RATES Via R., F. & P. R. R. and Connection 3 Commenclng at once, the Richmond^ Fredericksburg and Potomac Raflway Company will sell special excurslon ticket to all the principal summer resorts north and east, Includlng many points in Canada. at greatly reduced rates. Tickets good returning until October 31st, 1902, Inclusive. For through tickets and fur? ther information, apply to ticket agents, Byrd Street, Elba and Main Street Stations, or Richmond Transfer Company. 903 East Main Street, Jefferson Hotel and Murphy'3 HoteL W. P. TAYLOR. TrafSc Manager. SUNDAY EXCURSIONS SDABOARO AIR LINE RAILWAY. Forty Cents for the Round Trip ? Be? tween Richmond and Petersburg. Beginning Sunday. June 1, .1902. aad every Sunday thereafter untU further no tlce the Seaboard Alr Line Railway will sell tickets from Richmond to Peters burg and return at a rate of 40 cents for the round trip. These. tickets good on all passenger trains. The same rate applies from Petersburgr to Blchmoud and return. Z. P. SMITH. DIstrfct Passenger Agent, FJLTHY TEMPLES IN INDIA Scared cows oftendeflle Indlan ten ples. but worse yet Is a body tbafs pot luted by constipaUon. -Don't permit-lt Cleanse your system with Dr." KJng.'s New IJfe P1113 and avald untold znlsery They give Hvely llvere, acUve fcowels" good dlgestlocj. fine appetite. Only. 25cl at Owens and' MInor Drug Company.