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THE RICHMOND DISPATCH
\U10LK NUMBER. 18.689. RICHMOND. VA.. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1894.'
THREE CENTS PER COPY
$ THE WAY HOME.
SSMEN LEAVING WASHING
. F?! THE HOLIOAYS.
???? i;e?p?vt lo th* Currency
,. I >ii ti?S?i? Caael BUI? Ver.
.1 Note? of Intere?!,
? D <". l>'cember ti.?
? ai '.he Virginia, ?ml North
.'.r?-a<1y trart
l Un r* ?ill leave
\ wtU h.mily return until
?.?? ? busin??? vili
^ fashion at the
? ill M the hill.
: this morn
? aMr to Judge,
?? 1 MM In the
MTU under <2:
rk< l th.it as long as there
\ ? ?? the Democratic
?
? ? II ? ?nia ami North
? ? th.> 8??G??
? ' I that Iklagi !
cr.its.
? a caucus been
? aaoertatned, 1
Mr.
Um idi ?.
?he measure
'? ? Kl : MMH to
f iba
? la ai 1 \.->r!h 1
?
'he MM no?
lad tn p ? . -
iad North
ly ma !.? op th. ir
' ? will ?ote. They
' U ? arrimw ??
? rata to
1 ? ?
a point
?r. B?H*
In Rieh?
' ' nia are
11 of th?.? ?
? In the
? the
?ire.
?1 to
* .? .: ?" ht?? lly h t,\
? .. . ? ? h..s ?
!k!?.- fa I ?
.
' ? t>~ for 11 ??
tjf .-. 11 1
t billa t> the front, In
-.?! I 11 or
?:?" It-? BUPf>OI '
' ?? ? UM "n?
? - ' 1 ? .. \ : r ,- >
?? : he v. ta fot
t hi? 1 p]
;'?il of
- mal? by
?/e \Vis??. who Is chairman
bari
to tirvi 1 al
? '?? t?' II ?!?'. if
; not intend
? ? t ? l ring "
?
.no?*??
I ? ' ?
l.u; n
He wai assured th.it
Mr? <: W. W right had
?
! ?1th th??
?eat to Um
than a . Mr.
rofcntatlv? Marshall' ? 1 .?.
le ?p?
?'.liti
? :k for Other aspirants.
? ON THB BTUMP.
! ? :?. COOgn ????
at th?'
l?wil
I ; potnattox,
? Mia?
;
G the
?
? ? P R !?? rtu, Of I
nuil ?t
i . :i a
p foi
rid M1
-.ih othi ri '
?
?
rmlchaela for
ru ''?
? re, where he wlU
H? was with Dr.
etologi?!
?
. V.l.,
? rtvllle; ? ? R ilx rt
II. New?
er, of
How?
mi 1 Mr?.
the
It ir
f ?? 1
?1 ?
?
?
.1 partial
1 it-i of the
? how
?
: r ?ba?
rd 1
:? Wilson, N. C
f Staunten, ani D.
.a the Bt
! in
; ?;;? February i,
the federal house.
attach? tli?? lioinormtlo
? Ifiaawi HHI Snlmtltiite.
I > c . I>. . ,inl.'? 21.
Mr. 1..V?
? it), ?f
?. .
r owa
?
?. .,f \\ ii-.li
??. eairy ut iui?-.K?"
vldlng
) je,
r) iDeruo
iv la i?y
^ii! n waa
it ,: ?reni Into < uininltti???
USSton of the
: .diking Mil. The
? loUnui l 1)
? ? - being
pnocrat) of Wem
llcun) of Coni? e
? ?
? ? i*t? of rVnuh Carotloa?
? rnoerat) of Utah,
1 me I u vlgorou? attack
> of the L?eroocraUc party
I malina In th?? pant two
Jm ri'H a alnxle Ila?? of
111? whole? uiftiteurc," a?
? ? la of ? k mocrauy
? lybrtofla, n.r u anlltary cit
? ith hy ? national Data?
ri It i? a frail?1 Upoa
?*?>*f*<.?. and beure ????
?r.il tul '-it -it? that 1 >v
I
I, I I, f.| , Til?
..rn for yttu* baa aek? J the
no? to brlftg yace ami
their .i..-?r?. Two years w?o
baa
Un*
?-' "?"-ir <i..vri. * ??? #wt?iw
*?., irrwiited. and what
"?? ???Jit? N<4 a aUt?te ?Je???
j?v>n redeemed, nor ? single promis* kept.
Otti the entire m&chtnetv Of the party ha?
Men placed In tin? ham?? of thai clan? o?
I ?M WIM ha ? bua In the iwnl.
and ar? A.cri now. the corse of the great,
plain people o? the <>.?intry.
..'"rho people had ? relief to expect from
the Democratic party, and the result? of
the ln?t November election mav l* tak>n
? n a lively reminder of their disappolnt
?ii. m. ? ? ? venture the assertion that If
tue present Mli becomes a la? Um people
at the next ?lection will wipe out the laat
v>aiige of tlu. i>. m ?ratte parir. Instand
?r ?ranting- them relief; ln^t?-;,.l of giving
"""m '? of sil\. r. un ha I
I. .ivi upon which piede? fullv
fourths of the Democrats of Ulti
? ? lected. they proved recreant
io th.ir trust, and further degraded -?u.r
toy repealln* the purchasing clause of the
Phermaii act; and loriar there I? abao
by which the volume
or currency can to lacreased, except the
chances of gold-mining. This place? the
people in ? position whTo th?-v an- the
of all th?? distrust* which await
' ? follow II
",%r>nrv , him. ?* of currency.
Ph? Mil in mici with pitfall? and qua*?
mire?, as ht.? all the tlnnneial m< s
?rhkw have paaaed Congre? atnc? UN
CARLISLE ? STALKING-HORSE.
._''Thli? ?> not 0i iv Carltale'a bin.
?Imply the ?talklnir
ti ' It I.. ars th. trade
mirk of that locality, which is beginning
rtlied In nil parts of th- m
t Ion.
Mr. McLaurtn then advocated the free
? demand of the
ind the iiuty of Congres?.
? I muck amuse
i to a nu< Htlon from
' ? : ? ' ? n n<i on, ..f Iowa, as to what
hia attltnd toward? th? bllL ii"
ill? noi approving ma ? ? of
'in? with Um rea?
sons advocated for ??-? ? .?. and re
? ??? Up il
a Gt votlni
?? in favor of the
v" ' lot ap< ikep. nnd
wMri ? ? mmltte
nt< ? f ir in?
? ! I ri. (Iv ? ??
? Its provisi? ns, . ? ' tltute he
? ? time for th??
bill. He stated that it waa the
if the majoi ty of mi mbera of the
? king ?ml Currency, and
proposi ? had b
? Carlisle.
? ? ? -. ration of the bill,
Mr V, alk. r (Ri ? ubllcan), of Ma
t. d that th?? I.Ill Ju?t r< I be
substitute?! at once for it:?? ? ndlng Mil.
but this wa? not agreed to. it waa agreed.
howev< r. thai II I mid t?? j.ri-iti d in MM
? '? in the 1
: ? gfvi ?? f >r
k? ou the currency
bill ?n the R y time during Iba
"> ? ? How ? then, -it :, o'clock, ndjournd
until ? at ?.? ,,?, ? ,. ?,.
was not in a< ? ilon to-day.
Tern Taxen Tobacco Further.
WASHINGTON, D. C, December SL?
reau of Ami rlc ? Republic? lia.5?
: officiai Ini to the eff cl
:
in : ii ? ? ' ??
? the country an additional tax
?h i?i be ? \ :? ? on all tobacco, cigar?,
? sold in the republic,
on ail kin l I icco im
v.ni tv>
[1 per V lloi r itntn
ma !?? of
? th?? t'nlte l si ite?, :
for ? i?? w
Ing, snuff, cut and flbn I toba ? ? ly
I ? ,,
The law ? t .1 unary 1, UK
NEW ORLEANS BOODLERS.
CounciliiKti on Trini I"or Offering to Ac?
cept it 1'rlhe.
NEW ORLEANS, D cember 21.?The
< MUH ilin- ti. Katie and
nlnal Court
to accept a brib of $1.000 from
I'!? mil ltn" of ?teamen
wa irf in ? une up
nini . A, large croa ? wa ? in at?
tendance, i'iie hearing wa? greatly re?
tar! ? by fr quent objection? on Um part
? ill the wltnaaaea for th??
State wen ? >. imlni I, and I ? timony
wa? vei
I a? an
of the
und the Indicted C uncitmen,
ig with Kai ?
?
lid th? t for il.es-? the
Ud th .t
v. Itnesa ?' ? the agent of
that thi ordinance
"What look place between you ani Mr.
??| i. id him th-it h?? get this
ordlnan< ?? tl Itho it paying th?
ut?? 1 that If th
I y the mon -y
! ? ? objection."
; again after
In un? falli It;
? re very aorry. Thrlffll y and
r, and aaked him
i?? he tl ? ? I be at trouble
r ? the grand Jury.
? , ? him to aay nothing about the
ordinance, and it would be r? Intn ? :
without any four, ? naatl ?n.
Witness said that after th>? grand Jury
. limante
? Kane nd TI He I and pre?
I pd that t ? dl be ? iesed
without any compensati I "thai
we would keep our mouths
nothing
? it."
Liurdi tu was eeked aa to whoee name?
the pa; h ? I
the $1.000. ii ?? "K m . Thrimley,
Id "
1 In the presence
of the :" tur m< ? ? imi I above.
He wai ? k< l II ti le propoaltlon to
?
?-, i ??.?.? one ? lee I
and Thrifflley.
. .?ir," ? jill d Uurdeau; "Cautfleld
did."
? any one present when he made
?
Mr. N'orris. the cl tk of the
l.t."
The rase will probably go to the Jury
? p Monday.
TERRIBLE CRIME AT CHURCHLAND.
A Negro ??????1|? a Mcr< limit'* Wife and
Manier? the Merchant.
BALTIMORE, MD., December O.?Mr?,
? ived the following di?
a Ir niece at Church
\',i.:
"Papa la killed. A negro who aaaaulted
,? r. and
? b ?? M Aber ix
fonie at
? : . her befoi ? ha dl ?;? ??
? ?m nu alone
Il I don't kl ? ' do.
?IDA ? I.KVIN."
David Levin, th? young woman'? fa?
ther, ? haut of this
city. II?? v., ?.? ? I ? Ight >?are
11 con ? ? tc I a notion-store
. boni twenty mile?
\ .n.dk. an I It is said had uccumu
latt ? ' own i? ral ?
IS WIMBISH A MURDERER?
Ilo Siirjeiiilpm and Sn.v* the Killing of
Tate Wn? Ac? Idcntlnl.
LTNCHBURO, ? \.. December tL?Wll?
\. Imbtah, ti ? who ?hoi ?ad
Tom Tata In Bedford county, Dem
-on. ? 1?re'.
ath'.Mth .-t tO-d i.V. ??
,????? ih? t but ?d.ilins tha;
' il, and truit he was I
away, it will ? ?
ed thai WliiilH.-ti carried Tales
the latter*? home after kin
in? him. and li; W Rive
? ment, aa no DaO
r mut.*? r la known.
A Virsliilnn Die? In Kvan.tou.
? man, Of ChiOagO, d! d
jrsday ?t : noe of ? la
i. In f?vanaton,
lie was bora m
,tv. Va., and during th?
lb? Marine Corpa of
In IM '
Pinkerton, ti ?' ?**{ ""
into his ? ? le w ? a
, ?? v..h cam? Mr Pinkerton waa
? ?a charge ? * rvloe of the
- army, and chief ammn? hie
;.),i.h waa BrWgeman. After the war
man returned to Chkdc? us an
..? in the employ of Pinkerton'?
? ,?,?,.?? 11 ncy, and h I
ntuuona?y ?ver nine? then.
Train-Ko"''?'/ hy Negro??.
MACON? <1A.. Dei.etnb.r 21.-A oand
of negroe? robl<( 1 (/. Savannah. Mania
and Western frelKht train between Val
Uonta an^ yultmau laal nltnt ?? ne
>i by Dan Carroll, a negro
lain.-ily tinployed by th.? road a? u de?
gul Into lb? cur at Valdoeta.
und \,y Dip time the train reuched yuttman
they hid thrown off nearly all of the
?o.?!? lu the car. Carroll has been arreat
,- I
A flfty-two-week feast U provided by
Harper's Young People jfor J2 a y<-ar.
Mutok? Hotel HrUHOwIck t'lgar?.
TA rLOK et D?LLiNQ COMPANY,
Distributor?.
lEXOW COMMITTEE.
MEMORABLE DAY IN THE HISTORY OF
ITS INVESTIGATION.
Captain Mrhmittheraer Nays the New York
rolles Department I? Itotten
to the Core.
NI'W YORK, December 21.-This was
the most memorable ?lay In the history
?f the Dexow Committee. Captain
Kchmlttberger was tho principal witness,
and his examination hinted nearly all day,
and wa.i full of sensations. He put Into
so many words Ma conclusion, drawn
from experience, that the Police Depart?
ment of New York In rotten to tho core.
EU made one exception to this general
IM . niniitlnn. He expressed the opinion
that Superintendent Byrnes I? an honest
man, and means to do right when he Is
'ted to fa so.
One of the minor incidents of the fay,
previous to Captain Schmlttberg?r'A
taking the stand, was the discovery that
bogue subpoena? have been sent to ?
pio who were nnt wanted by the com?
mittee. Lawyer Goff a!ao stated that he
? \ reOSlsad many scurrilous letters re?
fi.?, ?in? on tho character of private Indi?
vidual?, to which he had paid no atten?
tion.
When Chptabj Schmlttberger took the
sta;? I, all the other witnesses were ex
Schmlttbrrger raid ho began his ? ire? r
on the police force as n patrolman under
Chptalfl Williams. He paid nothing for
Ina sppointsaeat, hnl said he knew that
I pull was more effective in getting
in. n on the force than merit, and that
Um m?? who were appoint! 1 through
political inlluence were the worst men on
the fore?, H? could not toll where Um
noni y went for appointments, but ho
could tell as to promotion?, it went to
go-betweens, one of whvm he named as
Charlie Grant, m Oommlsslonsi McClare'e
private secretary. While in Captata wii
llams'i precinct Um disorderly-hoe ??
. of the bualBSee was looked aft-T
by iii lectlve Price, who is now a captain.
Ittberger waa sshed: "Can you
state wuy. hjj.w BpectsJ-Offioor Price, so
many disorderly bouses were allowei to
ran?"
"Because th?y paid for protection."
Mr. (?off then named Tom Gould's, the
Star ani ??arter, the Fashion, and oth-r
f imous Tend? rtoln placea?
-?? pi ?ese,*' said ;?.>? Captain, "wer?
Um resort of the criminals of the whole
city."
"Who was th... man to whom the protec?
tion money went directly?"
"( ?api tin Williams."
"Won, I il be possivi?, for these places
to run openly with.at the tOleraUOO of
the < spi ? i ri ?' '
"No, sii ; it would not."
Th.? witness said that if the wardman
gave the fficer on the post Instructions
Dot to Interfere with these bouses Um
officer? would not Interfere with them."
"And if the oitic-r dii Interfere?"
??p?? woul I be eh mg d unmedl u? ?y."
"Did you ever hear mat th.? officer on
? Instru te ? to co-operate with
the keep? r of these dui ?
"I do not know of any special i
Issued to ???? >.-, t! ? offii era are
? ? for the posts, and
n*l al Is ? spects 1 Of them."
"Those places wer.? to be protected, la
words?"
"V. ?, sir; that's so."
s. nmlttberger said, with ? smile, that
? ? mads raun Isman by Coon
r Wheeler, because !><? bad found
Wheeler's tosi
"What commissioner appointed you
captain'."'
"( '?.iiiiii! isioner Voorhls."
"Did you pay anything?"
"Not a cent. I made the highest per
in the examination, and I ha 1
Dot flve minutes' talk with the commi:'?
I did mit know I was appointed
the very same morning."
"And you were appointed solely on your
merits?"
"Yes. sir; and I may pay here I believe
c mmtssloner Voorhls is a thoroughly
: ble man. and do not believe tho
Bti : :? I about him."
BLACKMAIL?
Bcbmittberger confirmed all that has
i..,, t iid by policemen, v/ardmen, etc.,as
actions from business-houses, policy
?ho] ?, and gambllng-houaes for the sei ? -
lit ?? the captains, taspectora, and, ? r
haps, higher officials. M?? personally paid
? it lerable sums to Captain Williams.
That was ii"t Uie usual custom, but
? ihmlttb? rgi r sold bs knew Williams well
and he did not see the need Of an inli r
ry between them, He always paid
in money, and In part Of the same money
? ) as blackmail. Ho c ???. cted al '
IHM per TTV'iith from three pool-rooms and
ten ? II di i| ? The pool-rooms paid $2?^
per month each. The liquor saloons ht
t ? in h. it was understood thai
their money want direct to Tammany
Hail. He paid Wlltama within Um nine
months he was In command of th??
Tw. nty-seventh Precinct about U,IOt, and
It was the custom of captains to pay the
: ? ? of Um ir district*
The Captain saM he was tranaferred
: he had with liquor
deal? re. Buperintendenl Byrnes instru.'ted
tbe ' M>' ??? ? to make no excise arrests
for exposure.
' ii? told us to make nrrests for selling
drink, and noi make fake arrests I mad?
twenty-two arrests the Bret Sunday, The
presi li nt of the local llqu ir-dealenf
m told the officers who made the
arrest be would have them transferred
' V. ? re they tr.tn.-f.'. ;
"'? s, si,?. They were transferred by
President Martin, and ? w,ts transferred,
too. The liquor-dealera complained that
I made too man-.? bona Ode arresta, and
? was transferred to the Fifth Precinct,
where there were very few saloon*. "
Schmim.i rg.r remained bat a fhort
time in the Fifth Precinct, when he
Was tl 11 If rr 1 to the Ninth, and shortly
afterwards to the Twenty-second Precinct
r-eeventh streeti. There the col
lectton business flourish.?. Pollcj
paid fio a month and disorderly h.>us-.s
fr m HO t ? (M
"Had y.ni any spedai order regarding
the protection of certain dumi
??"
? ?, sir. When I was appointed I
? iti!--1 upon Cosnmlsstoner Martin at
h idquartjn, Be mdiUoand houses on
Forty-sixth street, and said I might let
them alone until the schools were built.
When Um sobools were built he said to
put th? m oat. On another Occasion Mir
t in sent for me to com? to headquari ? ?
? hai seni Officer Casey t> the boose >f
a woman named Ba Us West, it No M
West Fifty-first street. The citizens had
c implahMd nbout the. house. When Cas- y
went to the door the woman told him
she was a friend of Commissioner Mar?
tin's, and It was better to see him be?
fore he sh luld do anything. The Officer
tai ? me, ani the next day I received a
messsgs fu.m besdquaitsra from Martin.
I want to see him. and he a?k->d me did
I send a nan around to Badi? West's. I
said I did, as I had received a e sjnplagel
al out : Martin sail I should
warn th?? officer and apologise to the
? the next day. I protested, but
he said I should do as I was to?. I
sent around Casey, uni h ? had to apolo?
gia..? to the woman the following day for
raiding the house."
A buzz of astonishment passed through
the court-room at this testimony.
The Captain said that the ?muses In
west Forty-sixth street were In the Twen?
ty-first Assembly District, of which Com?
missioner Martin was leader.
COMMI.-SIONER SHEEHAN.
Witness then said a man named Proctor
wanted to open a gambling-house. Proc?
tor came to him with a letter from Com
m'ssioner Sheehan, asking him to give
Proctor what he wanted. A man called
Maynard, a paymaster of the Aqueduct
Commission, was <o be Proctor'e partner.
"Praetor was Introduced to me ss a
? able man by Commissioner Hhe?
han." said be. "I visited Commissioner
Ahechan and told him the Superintendent
did not want to alUw Proctor to up?n
ti:? gambling - house. Superintendent
Byrne? had told me If I allowed Proctor
to open, bs would "break" me. Then Com?
missioner Hheeban BUM If Proctor waa
not allowed to play, John Daly would not
be allow?! to play."
"Md Ahechan know that Maynard, Proc?
tor'? partner, was a gambler '.'"
"He mu-t luv.? known."
I. I Sheehan aay Daly's was running?"
"Yes. air; he did. I said it was not.
and be said a man waa In there the
night before."
auuniitberger said he was transferred
to the Tenderloin Precinct In December,
irt<?.
"That la regarded aa the beat-paying
preclnctT"
"That la a mistaken Idea; It's glory has
faded."
"What Is the best-paying precinctr?
?The Eleventh, I thlnk.'r
Schmitt berger received a tip to keep hi?
hands off two keepers of disorderly
houses, whom he named, one because
her house waa frequented by ofllclal per?
sonage?. and the other because she bad
???? ? of use to the police in Retting up
: irdner case, where- one of th?
agents of the Society for the Prevention
of crime waa entrapped and aent to
prl?on.
He acknowledged that he had received
the |M from the agent of the Frenen
Steamship Line, but as a present, not
as a bribe.
8chmittbcrger said that he carried the
money to Captain Willlims from <">fH.
.? r Marten's for the latter's promotion
to roundsman ($300). and later on fl.60#
for Marten'? promotion to be sergeant.
Witness heard that when money wa?
paid for promotions It passed through th?
hnnda of Charley Grant and Captala)
Williams.
V. h? ? ?.'hmlttberger hai no more td
tell he said: "I have told all I know
about the PotpM Department, and hav?
m. ? I? a cUan breast of everything. 1 felt
that for the sake of my wife and chll??
Un ? I waa Justified In coming; forward
and telling what I know."
The committee adjourned until next
Wednesday. Th?* committee evid? Btty dal
not like the Idea of sitting during Christ?
mas w? ? k, but Mr. Goff was Inexorable.
CHRISTMAS-TIDE TURF.
The Talent Suirr??ful in Almost F.very
!!ace nt New Orleans.
NRW ORLEANS, Dt-eember 21.?About
ipla atten lad the races hero to-.
day, and fully two thirds of them left
Um track la hii;h spirits. The talent
hit the bookies in almost every rar?.
race?three <|uarters of a mile?
Sallnet (104, penn. :?? to 1) won. Biberon?
?? ' m ?, Baby Kill third. Tinn?. l:i?"..
S? .onJ rae??- sir ?ind one half furlongs,
selling--? jxford (10?>. R. .lone-?. M to 1)
won easllv. Traverse second, Old Domin?
ion third. Time, 1:21.
Third race?three quarters of a mile,
selllng-Voi.i (1?7. l'lake. 2',?, tu 1> won,
Darwin Wedgewood second, Moloch third.
Tim.?, 1:18, ?
I?' url?i race?one mile, aolllng?.toh?
Dunn (101. 11. Williams. 20 to li WOO,
Darreil'a itili? t second, Mcz&itlnt third.
Time, I \~,\. ICcKantM won. but was dl.
quallfli I.
Fifth race-five eighths of a mile, s-11
liir -M'a fl ' Lekfi, 4 to It) won, 1'drd
Catcher aecond, Misa Atto? third. Time,
WASHINGTON, D. C, December 21 ?
Alexander Island racea:
First race?four furlongs?chill?n won,
Imp. tti? Wide ?e ond, Anxiety third.
Tini-, .4.1 1
R comi race ?even furlong??Chateau
fio to 11 w in. i'.< lit ?" w ' ond, By J >'<>'
third, Tim??. IJU-ft
Third ta??? fuir and one half furlongs?
Partii nia (1 ti ?) won, Adventuress ae?
cond. dolly noy third. Tim??. "7:1-4.
Fourth race?on? mile?tialloplng Kin*
c to "? won, Mirage s.-cond. C O. I),
third. Tim??, 1:15 :;-l
Fifth ra.e six and one rpurter fur
i;o (. to 1?) won, OranJ Prix
Jersey third. Time, 1:203-4.
THE NICARACUA CANAL
i It? Uiilldlnc, With or Without t'nrle
? Sam's AxUtnnre, a Certalnlty.
LONDON, December fx?Jahn u. Dart
man of the stockholders' re
. organisation committee of the Nicaragua
canal. In an tntervtow to-d.ty said that
I the who!? "f Um Nicaragua ?bar?? at
I his disposal had been taken In England.
il 1 have ?old many times the num?
ber of shares he ? - I : id th y been
1 avallai.]??. He Will ball for N?W fork
next week to organisa a new conatructlon
Company and empiite uirar?l?enients to
company In
the United State? and Europe. Active
work upon th? canai win sopn begin.
There ?fill t.?ssarlly be a ?h?rt delay
lu awaiting the report from the London
committee, among whose member? are
some of th? ablest of th??? lea/???? BngUah
politicians, scientists, engineers, ax.d sJap
owner? Th? t-^ults of his visit here,
Mr. Hiirtlutt ?ays, have been ao satisfa. -
tory ? nirthlrg lefi to 1,? d*nj,
and the building of the canal, with or
without the aiasietance of the I'nitcl
Btates ? tngreas, has? become a certainty.
-^
l'ir??.rial? anil Briefs
Major ? .?. Kirkpatrlck. of Lynchburg,
?nu la Um city yesterday.
Hon. John S. Harwood and family nil]
tu?? Christmas holidays near -Nor?
folk.
? Jam?? B. Pleasant? is again
confined to hia room froih an attack of
?
?fias Uadge Brasheart of Church mil,
who has bei ? ipit? *ick at her home,
Ih slowly improving.
Judge-elect Keith, vt th?? .Supremo Court
of Appeal?, has rented one of the houses
in Morson's row, on Governor st:
Th?? Catholic clergy of the city will enjoy
an excellent Christinas-dinner at th? real
dene? of Bishop a. Van de Vyvtr on
lay,
.Mr. c. W. Ooddla and wife have gone
t.. Lexington to ?pend Ute Christmas with
:i, who is a cadet ut the Virginia
Military Institute.
Messrs. C, A. slaughter. Treasurer of
? burg, and Thomas H. Oeddy, <"!?rk
of \\ ?liuni?burK, WiTu ut tho Capitol
yesterday,
Mr. Lewis Henmn and Miss Lucy Wil?
liams wi re married at Denny-Street Meth?
odist chinch Thursday ni?ht by Rev. W.
A. La?ghon.
? unte ? >. Dickinson qualifi? 1 In the
Clerk's office of the Chancery Court yos
tei ty aa administratrix of th.? estate of
<\ :'. Kelley.
Mr. J. I?'. ?Hirer, Jr., a son of Mayor
Gllror, of New fonX who was r>
inarrl.d, was at th?? Rxchatr<- Hotel yes?
terday with his ? ? ?
Mr. Kills M. Tall-dt and bride will
spend Christmas with Mr. Talbott'a
father, No. p? eaat Pranhlin, Tiny will
spend about ten days hi??.
Bx-Governor McKlnney arrived in the
city l??t TtiKht from Washington, and Is
I at Murphy's Hotel. He |
In i'armvlll?? this afternoon.
Miss Mary Netherland Perkins, of P!r
mingham, Ala., who Is alten.ling Miss
Haldwin's school In Staunten, is visiting
relatives In the city for a few days.
Mr. w. H. Tyler, deputy collector of
internal revenue, hae received fr^m New
York through the ipalls a "green moda"
circular. It Is worded In the usual way.
Mr. Joseph Button, who has been In
the city this week, has been summoned
? ? t? le?raph to th? bedside of his father.
Mr. Charlea W. Battona who Is quite ill
in Appomattox.
Rev. Bdward L. l'eli will deliver his
regular weekly lecture on the "Sunday-?
School Lessons" at the Young Ml B'fl
Christian Association this ufternoon at
6 o'clock. All are invitti.
At the First English Lutheran church
to-morrow, in connection with the morn?
ing servicy. th.i I?rd's supper will I
mfntSbared, At this time ? special Christ
maa offering will be received for the
benefit of the South View Orphan H. m ,
aituattd at Koanoke, Va.
The mission of the Dominican Fathers
bel?i* held at th? Sacred-Heart church
U progressing nicely. It will cl
Sunday night with a reception to the
Holy Name Society, unier thu auaplces
of which the miuelon la being conducted.
Notwithstanding tho flattering offer
which he received to go with the Eastern
I-? ague, it is uadtT?tood that llarley Kain
will rlay ball with the Richmond club
next ?.-asmi. Captata \v hs. of the Rich?
mond team, i.< busily eiiK.iged In securing
good players for the capital city club.
The following convicts were received
at the penitentiary yesterday: William
Kllby, from Culpeper county, to serve
three year? for felony; Jatnea Lee (col?
ored?, fiom Warwick, to serve three years
for house-breaking, and Fred. Taylor to
serve three years for grand larceny.
Dr. J. M. Ropp. who has been taking
a post-graduate course at Johns Hopkins
t'nlverslty. Kaltlmor.?, and who has been
spending a few days in Richmond as the
guest of Mr. Dorsey L. Morris, of 409
north Eighth street, left last night for
Montgomery to spend the holidays with
home foiks.
Onr Dally X?w Terk Hotel Report.
NEW YORK. December a.-(Special.)?
H. Bwlneford. J. W. Kates, Aator; J. D.
Simpson, (Iroadwuy Central.
Ashinxer Milli Ahead.
PHILADELPHIA, l'A.. D-cember 21-;
In the sia-daya' bicycle race, Astringer '
siili leads by a good margin, with For?
ster eecoAd, and Quiinu? last. The score
at U 0 clock to-night waa: Ashlngei,
1.146. Forster, 1,121; Gannon, 1,001*.
No one should fail to read the teati
menials In th;? paper every Sunday on !
the remarkable cures made by Quratol.
All druggists; CD oents.
?.?_ eaat
Old papers far ?ale at the Phnmtca
office.
THE CURRENCY BILL.
SUBSTITUTE LAID BEFORE THE
HOUSE YESTEROAY AFTERNOON.
Explanation by Mr. Springer of the
Changes It Makes In Ih? Original
and Their Effect,
WASHINGTON. December 21.-Mr.
Springer, of Illinois, at a late hour this
afternoon laid before the Heuse a substi?
tuto for tho pending currency hill. It
consists of tho amendments which have
been agreed upon by the Democratic
members of the committee; others that
were suggested by Secretary Carlisle, the
author of the bill that has been under
consideration all the week, and certain
features of the Carlisle bill which Jt has
been deemed advisable to retain. Ait> . r
laying the substitute before the House,
Mr. Springer briefly explained the Impor?
tant changes made In the Carlisle) bill,
and their effect, as follows:
i. Permitting the deposit of currency
c rtlflcates Issued under ?ection OIK of the
revised statutes, to secure circulation, as
well as the deposit of kjgbl tendili notes
actually held In the Treasury, and the
effect of depositing certificates Is, there?
fore, the same precisely as to reunir? the
deposit of notes.
-. fa amending the ptesent law as to
??? mit Stato banks to deposit legal-tender
rot? s and procuro these currency certi?
ficates In tho same manner that national
banks are now permitted to do SO,
;. Dispensing with the provision which
authorizes an assessment upon the na?
tional banks to replenish the saf ty-fund
for tho ? .lemptlon of the notes of failed
banks, and, In placo of this provision,
Inserting one providing that the colleoUofJ
Of tho one-fourth of a cent tax for o.i. h
half year shall be resumed when the
safety-fund Is Impaired and continued un?
til the safety-fund Is restored.
i. Authorizing the Comptroller of the
Currency, Instead of the banks UVm
solves, to designate the agencies at which
national bank notes shall bo redeemed.
Th?: effeot of Ufa will be to secure the
r lesantJBn. not cnly at tho ofllce of the
banst but at other | laces accessible to
note-holders.
t, Dispensing, with the provision com?
pelling existing national banks to with?
draw thiir bonds now on deposit, and
Whs out Circulation under th?? new sys?
tem, and in lieu of that provision tnsert
b : ana 1 ennlttlng the banks to wlth
draw their bonds, if they see proper to
by depositing lawful money, as
now provided by law, and then to take
out circulation under tho new system,
If th? >? ? booaa to fa sai
ti. Providing that tho notes of failed
national banks which are redeemed on
d< mand at tho office of the Treasurer of
tho United Btati s or an assistant tren?
sorer of the united States, .-hall bear In?
tel ? at the rate of ?! per cent, per
annum from the fate of th?? suss
? t th ? bank until thirty days after pub?
lic notice has ban given that fonda are
on hand for their r?demption? Th! ? ?
ni obligation on the part of th, I
S'-it.s to us* Its own funds for th? re?
demptions, as the safety find Is In the
numi? of tho Treasurer, SD 1 h?? will ra
rb p? notes uiit Of that fund.
it is not iMi'eessiy to repeal the r*
I ? i! 'lg clause la section 7, as ?
stiiiet'.d, because section 1, as pi
to in? Hinein.!.? i, repeals all bond require?
ments as tei la-.k? inking out circulation
andef the pi ? - I bill; nor Is it ?
saty In section 7 to sel ont bow the notes
of existing banks s'iall be redeemed
when lawful money baa !?'?? deposite I,
1 ? the prci?nt luv provides fot all
that.
? ? r?Mjard to the provision making th?
notes of failed banks b-ar lnt?r? ?
? lately DCOessary to require their
presentati, ? at some pince before they
begin to b?-ar Interest. Otherwise It Is
ImpoesibJe to frame a clauso which
not make all of Ms notes hear Interest
from the date of suspension, even UMtjeh
th? re mlgbl be funds on hand to ?. . "
There am ten stb-treesawtei in ? e
United Btates, and there will be no ditn
cultv In presenting tho note? If the holder
of them hag any doubt about their Im?
mediate redemption, and thus make them
bear Interest
ST. JOHN'S AND ST. ANDREW'S.
Dr. Barton Soys the Congregations Are
Alike Pleasant to Serve.
Rev. Dr. Lewie W. Rurton, formerly
rector of old St. John's church, In his
report In th?? Year Dook of Bt Andrews
church, bis present charge, in Louisville,
oayn:
"Certainly, while It Is still so short a
^;nce I brought to a close an ex
cepttenally happy pastorate of over nine
yi us in Richmond, Va., I may bo allow?
ed to compliment both Bt John's, In that
city, and Bt Andrew's, in this, by saying
that th? two congregations aro alike In
~.,ng. to ?in unusual degree, thore
qualities whi. h mak?.? ministering ta th?m
;t delight and leave ? rector without any
except bis own fault.
And th-.re will bo no better opportunity
for me to say also, how highly I have
valued the weloosne extended by the lUght
Revei ni the Bishop of Um d?o.? se bv
my brethren of th?-? oiergy here and their
parUmoners, and all th?? Christian people
Of this community whom ?t has bei :i my
I i i vil go to meet."
Train-Robbery In Sioux Clly.
Sioux C1TT, IOWA December 21
When the Chicago. Milwaukee and Bt
Paul passenger train from South Dakota
canjo in this morning, Just before day?
break, four men went Into one of tho
coacbes, some distance from the depot.
They us"d no revolvers, but were masked.
Two took each side of the car, which they
worked In less than liv?? minutes. Nearly
every passi agi r was relieved of a watch
or ? .?. t-b. ok. The Job wai i p
quickly that no one seemed to realise
what was occurring until tho men had
gone. Not a hand was raised against
them, and hardly a word was said by the
robbers. Only a few pnssengers stopped
to make complaint.
Murder Near Itlrtulngham.
??p?????a?. ALA* December 21 ?
sin ?own this evening, near the
l'air grounds, thre,? miles from the city,
the Bead body of J. F. Thornton was
found with a bullet-hole In th?? breast
lying in th.? middle of the road. His
? attached to a Ughi vagi ? con?
taining merchandise, was grasing near by.
The dead mans watch was missing, and
Ms pockets w.re turned wrong sue <?ut.
Robbery was evidently the cans.? of the
crime. No clue as \ t has been found.
Thornton was a well-known grocery mer?
chant . f W. st End, a suburb of this
city, ani married. Croat excitement pre?
vails.
ivi. o.nm Made Terse.
The Fine Art Committee of the Atlanta
Exposlti.il. will Bead a commissioner to
Paris for European exhibits.
The Pope will rOOStve th?? College of
Cardinals to-mormw to express to them
the usual Christmas good-Wish) s.
It is reportd at St. Johns that the
IirltLsh Government has offer???! ass
to the Impoverished people of Newfound?
land.
Comptroller Eckels has Issued a call
for statem.-nts of the condition of national
tunks at the close of business Wednesday,
December l'Jth.
The gold withdrawals at New York yes?
terday for export to Europe- to-day re?
duced the Treasury gold reserve In round
figures to ???,???.???.
The striking shoe-lasters of Haverhlll,
Mass., held a monster demonstration
Thursday night In U-half of a return to
the wage prices of last year.
Thursday morning T. F. Ramsey, a
well-known farmer, was taken to i.'ult
man, t!a., and placed It? Jail, charged with
killing Sam. Arnold (colored).
The safe of the Farmers' and Merchants'
State Bank, of Mansn? !d. 111., was blown
to atoms Thursday night by burjlar?,
who carried off several hundred dollars.
Governor Oaten? of Alabama, yesterday
appointed Thomas It. Rouhai: Judge of
the Eleventh Judicial District, a new
circuit created by the present Geniral
Assembly.
The officers of the United States cruiser
Detroit, which le lying at Nab!??, will ar?
rive in Rome to-day, but the dat<* of
their reception at the Vatican has not yet
been fixed.
Edward It. Hastings, grand recorder of
ih?' Claud ? " .iiiiimnd-rv of the Knights
Templar of Alabama, died at hi? reel
dance, in Montgomery, yesterday of eon
?emotion.
Last evening, the Jury in^the ease ef
Mestalltut Uaxdee. at Tttuae?*, Fla., ao
cuaed of the murder of MU? Catherine
Kaiser last May, brought in a verdict of
not guilty.
Thursday night Jna. Isom. a well-known
young white farmer, was shot and almost
Instantly killed by Wawrly Pike, a negro,
near Isom's home, about ten mile? north
of Qultman, Oa.
Plshop Joseph P. Thompson, of the
African Methodist Episcopal Zlon church,
died at bla residence. In Newburg. N. Y.,
yesterday; aged 78 years. He was born
at Winchester, Va?.
The Montgomery (Ala.) cotton-mUl la
now putting in new machinery, which will
about double its present capacity, an 1 Is
also preparing to run night and day to
keep up with orders.
Th?? nntish steamship Aldworth was
? at Charleston yesterday for l!r??
men with a cargo of 10.X71 bales of cotton,
the largest canto of cotton ever shipped
from the port mentioned.
FMwnrd P. Farrington. of Brewer. Ma*
treasurer of the Brewer Savings Bank,
committed suicide yesterday by shooting
himself through the temple. There is no
bhort.igo In his accounts.
Th??? Attorney-General has rendered a de?
cision In the case of Commander Joshua
Hlshop, on duty at th?? Naval OtMMTVa?
tory, which will keep that ottlcer on the
activo list of tho navy three years.
Prince Bismarck start???! from Varzln
by special train at 10 o'clock yesterday
morning for ?.Irlohsruhe. and espi
himself as confident that he would ex?
perience no 111 effects from th? Journey.
Von Schoenbeck. the former cavalry
offici r in th.? Herman army, who ?M ar
! in Pari? ti.? ?j k? ago, charged
with espionage, was condemn?.I yester?
day to live years' imprisonment by de?
fault
The house of l?r. Webb, ex-prcs!dcnt
of Mississippi College, at Clinton, Miss.,
waa burned Thursday nicht, nnd Joseph
Hughes, a student of the coltone, iioardlng
win? lir. W-bb, was burned with the
building.
The POM has addressed a confidential
? t.. in? cal Int s of ?av?rai Bufo?
nean power?, calling attention to the
Erouble? in Italy, and Inviting- tho aup
porl of the Power? in tho event of com?
plications.
The Knvy Department has Just re?
ceived a report from Admiral Carpenter,
dated October 20th, on th ? gnat Yalu
IM>V?J bade In the Chin.?-? war. which
report nearly shows the great value of
halt I? ?hip?.
The corpse of Robert J. Aldrlch, whose
mother lives at I'.ariiw.dl, S. C. WM ' ?UOd
yesterday by the railroad track at St.
Augustine, Pia., with a hole In the skull,
ani It I? sappoot l he waa killed by a
p?JSltng trail:.
The B?W cruiser Castine started on her
maiden voyage m a comi ed war
lay, by leaving Totupklns
vtUe for Castine, Ma., where ah? will
remain to receive a punch-bowl presented
by th? citta na,
Th" St. .lam s Ghuette, London, learns
ihat Lord Randolph Churchill la returning
by wav of Egypt and Mai
and that th condition of nla health la
?ii il?, s?? that his friends are fear?
ful that h?.? c.inn it recover.
rii.? ?now, f ?r which th? N'? braaka farm?
ers have been praying for a month, Is
falling now all over the western part of
the .Sta'?? mentioned, the storm poaaeaalng
( a bUasard, with u<
lion t?.ut the weather hi vary mild.
Henry Multen, pr?sident of the Masan
Ion District miners' organisation, has
?in- ? ulletln: "\v ? will call
nventlon very soon and arrange for
futur ? u Hon. Mim re win do wi I to k< ?
at work until that meeting la I. Id."
I'r-'sld.nt T.????, of the American Trnvel
|i re" l ? iti??, which
membei ship of S,i
1 ' illler, m Atlanta, to I
for a ?'drummers'.lay'' at the Cotton
? . ? ind Internati mal Exposition.
1 Dnnraven'a secretary, la an tn
t r .i? w >? Sti ? lav. said that bis Lord iblp'S
conaltlons having been virtually complici
? ' ! '!< Ya. ht Club. It
?': the R ryal \ achl Bqu idron
?... ?.? shad I a Hai ?
A sn l'iris says th?? court
martial . ? Captain Dreyfu? for high trta?
? p lia-.,, lumed tbi ? : op irtlon - ol ?
political event. Involving not oniv the
:.it- of ? porti m of the Fr.nch Cabinet,
but also Serions diplomatic; coi.
Movami nt? are on foot In Wilmington,
N*. C, to build two ? W cotton-mills? there,
one on the old play of paying up th?
capital stock at once, and the other on
tho Instalment plan, and th?? indication?
art Hit both enterprise? will b<? s uc?
ee ^ ful.
The Music Committee, of the Atlanta
Exposition Company has ism ? ? liberal
appropriation to secure i? ?dina mosti al or?
ganisation?, Including the Seventh and
Ninth New York Regiment haul-, Oil
Orel ti ?, and the Rogara and
Mexican band-;.
A dispatch from Tien-Tsln, under date of
? r 20th, say?: "The Emperor bus
granted plenipotentiary powera i> Chan?;?
fen-Kwan, vice-pr ildent of the ?
Ll-Tami a, to mah< peac '??..|u J ? in,
and he will take hi? departure at oncu for
the J ?. is m capital."
. ? P. Cleveland, who surrendered
to th? Ne? Orietn*. authorities Thurs
dhy, la eoe of in?? set ? prisoner? who
? from the Hllldale (Mich.) jail
Bept*n>b?r id, S .1, with two othi ;
for shooting Post?n isti r
Weatberwax, of ? ?- tre, in July.
The Supreme Court of Alabama yester?
day rendered an opinion vacating the
charter of th Capii I City '.'? il :-Works
Company, Montgotn ry, and pining it in
the hand? of a r ? elver to be appointed by
the city Court, th.? decision being not on
? t nf the (inanes of the company,
but of construction of contra, t.
Th?-? trial at Munich, Bavaria, of Czes
tans Czynskl, the teacher of Langages
?ut I lecturei ? ? li m. who wan ar?
resti I a short time ago, charged with
hypnotizing the wealthy Count, ss Zed?
litz, at Keuhlrch, and compelling her to
marry him, ended Thursday in hi
and sentence to three year?' lm
nrisonment
At Roanoke. Ala., r>r. J. if. Bard. ?
travelling dentist, from Birmingham, had
a temporary office, and was
known to have a lot of mon.-y on his per
ion, li?? waa enticed away from town
half ? mile, and In ? lonely lane
was ?hot three time? through the h- td,
death, and ? ibbed ? I a gold watch
and chain and his money.
Th ? telegram to Um effect that th? Ban?
durasi would not I? ? ? - Died at th.
Atianta Exposition waa a mistake, Proal?
di ni Bonilla having of!! ? l the
invitation to make an exhibit, aaying the
Ion h ta retarded the induati
veiopm? nt of Central America, but that
exhibit of its natural
resourc-s will be mad?.
Th ? new hurricane signal, which will
' played at all the weather stations
on and after January 1st, will con
two red Hairs, with black centre*, ?own
bove the other, and w.u be mod to
announce the expected approiich of tropi?
cal huiricas and .:.:'?
and dangerous storms which occasionally
move acro? th? lakt.1 ani UM northern
Atlantic ooaat
C immissioner Miller, of the Internal
Revenu? Bui ? rt? that the total
? from Internal-revenue sources for
th?? first live months of the present tlscal
>? ar aggregate ttl.tttJUl?an Increase over
? tiding months of the past
Oacai year of $?,-?2?? -J10.:w,ooo of which
ari-?s from th?? Increase of the tax on
spirits, and the withdrawal* Bad? to
anticip?t? that Incr? as-.
A $I.V),iOO fire threatened more serious
loss In Cleveland, <?., last night. Tho
It D, paper-box factory, on Water street,
waa destroyed, and of the Empir? Hotel,
a three-story structure, opposite the fac?
tory, only a part of the walls was, left
Ftandlng. L'ss on the K. D. box-factory
and stock, USO,000; insurance, ???,??? l ss
on Empire Hotel. 180,000; Insurance, tU.000;
loan "ti c.oldtii Eg? mpany, ten?
ant of th-? factory, $.'.
Tho Texas Court of Civil Appeals has
?Arn d the decision In the case of Qlcott
vs. the International and Great Nonhern
railway, on appals from Harris county,
Um s ait being that of the? Missouri, Kan?
sas, and Texas railway to ?ecur? entry
to Oalveston over th?? tracks of the Gal
veston, Houston and Heoderaon railway,
now under lease to the International and
?'? ?' Northern, and the decision "knock?
ing out" tho Missouri, Kansas and T?xa?.
The State Department officials at Wash?
ington preserve the customary reticence
aa to their official knowledge of Chang
Yln-Huan's departure from Peking to au?
for peace, but It Is well understood
bout the department that Minister
Deah) baa Infor?? iry Gresham
that the appointment has been mad*, and
the Impression exists that Minister Dun
nas questioned ^,. Government
as to Its readiness to receive fhang-Vln
Hunn as a peace ambassador, and receive*!
a lavorabili reply.
The attorneys of the convicted officer?
and directors of the American Railway
Union will apply to the Supreme Court
of Illinois for a writ of ha?
beas corpus without gelng through
any of the Intermediate court*,
though they have little hope of getting It.
th mala thing sought being to put the
higher courts on record a? favoring a
construction of the law which absolutely
prevents strikes as they are ordinarily
conducted?by order? from some recog?
nised person or person? In authority.
Harper's llasar given correct Information
about faahiona tor everybody, for U a
year. _ __ _
Smoke Betel Bruntwiek Cigare.
TATLOK A BOLLINO COM PANT.
Di? tribu WS?
ATTEMPTED RESCUE.
TWO EFFORTS MADE TO CARRY OFF
TRAIN-ROBBER MORCANFIELO.
Mysterious Men Keen at the Cincinnali
Hospital -One Climb? to the Second
Story Strong Ward?
CINCINNATI. O., December ?.-(Spe?
cial.)?Some parties have been making
desperate attempts to rescue Charlee Mor?
g.uit!.?! I, the Virginia train-robber. Mor
ganfleld has been confined In the strong
ward of the Cincinnati Hospital since hi?
arrest, his broken kg forbidding his re?
moval to Virginia. Ho has given the au?
thorities no end of trouble, and has re?
quired constant guarding. Two efforts
to secure his releas? have been made du?
ring the present week. The hospital au?
thorities have kept the matter quiet, and
It did not leak out until to-day.
A MAN ON THE LEDGE?.
Last Monday at midnight the nurse
In the female strong-ward saw a man
crouching along the second-story ledge of
the hospital building, working his Way
toward the windows of the male strong
ward. Another man was scon on tho
ground, ready to climb to the ledge. The
nurso screamed and rushed to the malo
strong-ward to givo th? alarm. The
ian on the ledge leaped to the ground,
and. with his pal, vaulted the fence and
disappeared.
IN THE TARO,
The second attempt era? mad ? H
day night win n the man got no further
than th- hospital yard when discovered.
They again escaped.
An extra watch hag be? ? placed over
Morganfield, to remain until his Neaoval
to Virginia, which his condition will soon
warrant _
A MILLION_DOLLARS_AT STAKE.
Heir? of the Late J. It. Alexander Co
to Law.
(New York Sun.)
A' will caso of very considerable DJUgaJ?
tule, and?n? t li.? t reveal-J, the family
troubles of the late Junius it. Alexi'i ! r,
th.- beaker, was on trial before Judge
Uarrett ?n UM Buprcma Court Thais lay
and t the plaintifTs In
? KUen L May >. Anlt ? Me?
Afee, Lawrence D. Alexander, Welcome
under, and Prank ??. Alexander;
the defeadaata ai Mra Bllxa H. Alexan?
der, Juntos li. Alexander, and Maria
tauten Alxandor. The plaintiffs are
tho ehUdrer- of Mrs, Alexander by his
Brat wife, and the defendants ?1?3 widow
an 1 her two chll Ira.
Mr. Alexander, until h? retired from
IS In tffe, was the h ? ? of the
banhin ?. h. Alexander & <?.,
of this^ city. He died a millionaire In
January, IK?;?. I tvlng no Will?that D.
none bas OVar bai ? found, although the
plaintifTs alleg? that Wh??!?!? Ji. l>. k
bam hai drawn up one. As so win w.s
foiml, Lawrence D. Alexander, a son
by the first wife, and Mrs. Alexander, UM
wld iw, wai ? . ly appotnl .
minlstrator and edndnUUratrlx. The salt
reugnt by th.? ct.niren of the Brat
wife to v*?'? Ales u,
t.s> jhlldren from having any share la
ti??, on th ? grounds that -ho had
already surrendered h.r right of dowet
by an agreement Into which she and Mr.
Alexander entered in the summer if I
when they set u .: I By t1;
lira, Ah *.in [? .? ? rvt ! an In
t year and the custody of her chil?
dren.
HORN IN VIRGINIA.
According to the Story told In the OOBV
plaint. Janine ft Alexander was born
In Virginia In H'.l. His father was g
wealthy land-owner, who had a large
number of siavi s. When Mr. ??. ?
WM ?! years old he went to Hatdlna?
burg, Ky,, and began Ms business ?
as clerk in a ?tor??. His father di d In
tvtng a family of ???? children, ?and
young Alexander Immediately assumed
control of tho family. In DJ8 he married
Lucy F. Dado, of Owcnsboro*, Ky., by
whom he had ten children, five of whom,
the plaintiffs In th" pies.?ut cas,?, survive.
Mr. Alexander was a magistrata in his
county, und president of a bank at I
boro', but In USI ha went to LouiSVitlS ; >
assume th? post of cashier In the South?
ern Bank, in iy-"> he formed a partner?
ship with il. D. Newcomb, of Louisville,
.1 Wholesale grocer, and removed to St.
Louis, where the same business was ear?
rled on under the name of Alexander,
Newcomb <? Co. While in St. Louis; .Mr.
Alexander was president of tho BXOhaOge
Hank, of that city. This oo-parir.
was dissolved In UH, on account of the
war, ani the following year Mr. Alex?
ander moved to New York, and est?b?
il -I, d the banklng-Ilrm.
ma SECOND WIFE.
In that year Mrs. Alexander died, ani
during the winter of MM-'M Mr. A:? x.wi?
der mei h.-' ni wife bt Louisville, at
tin? home of his oid partner, Mr. New?
comb. Her maiden name waa Moore,
and her home was In liat?n Rouge, but
the family having suffered many vlcissi*
tudOS of fortini??, she was living with
Mr. Newcomb, a cousin. In UJH MiaJ
Moon cani" to New fork, where Ml
r had a b a; llng-hooae, and In
November, Isa? so.? and Mr, Alexander
Wi re married. According to tho state?
ment of the plaintiffs, tho marriage was
an anbappy one from the r?
Mrs. Alexander, the) say, had I ? nomadlij
habit I of her youth b. ?? I fir
domestic duties, while her husbaad was
n staid, sober man, a strict Pi
who cared not for society or clubs, fat
preferred the comforts of home. More?
over, the complaint all?gea, Mis. ai?x
?tnder was an artist, an aotborrss wltO
wrote romanees, and an Inventor v. ho
took out patenta. Hh.> dwelt with h*r
hoaband only at tini.s, and that was
when she had her mother and sisters
with h.r. The complaint also says that
she was excessively extravagant
. A BJCCONCIUATION,
In ! M. Mr. Alexander bought "Epplng
ham," a handsome place 00 Staten Island,
ani there fa lived until his death, lln
Wife left him in 1ST'., taking her children
with her. Aftl t Beventi months, a recon?
ciliation was SsTecU !. Mrs, Alexander
prom sing that the children sh. >. l : I
Live their father without hi* consent, and
that she would run up no bills, but Would
depend upon his liberality to supply h? r
wante. A month later, she and her chil?
dren again left Mr. Alexander's horn??. He
secured an order from the courts direct?
ing his wife to surrender the children,
but before It could be executed she sailed
for BW Upa taking them with her. She
lived abroad leven years. Then unothi-r
reconciliation was brought about, but It
was no more successful than the first.
Finally, in IfdA Mrs. Alexander went to
Wheeler H. Peckham, who drew gfj
articles of separation for her. This Was
done, and the deed was executed on Janu?
ary 30, UBA Even after th's, th.? plaintifTs
allege, she did not leave her husband
alone, but kept writing to him constantly
In a penitent tone, in three letter? that
were exhibited, written In lau?, she con?
fessed her early errors, and begged for
Interviews. To all of these Mr. Alexander
turned a deaf ear. He died from the
effect of a surgical operation in one of
the hospital* of thl? city. Whir? he Was
there hie wife came to see him, it la said,
but he refus..! to have her admitted.
Although no will was found, a codicil
to one datod October 4, 11x4, was dis?
covered, in whet? Mr. Alexander makes
no mention of his wife, but leaves her
two chlUren $25,00) each, In addition to
ver may come to th?m from the
|75,?00 settled on their mother st the time
of the separation. On account of the deed
of separation, the plaintiffs olaim that
the widow hid no right to any rart ot
h r faoeassd husband'? property bey ml
what she received at the time of the sepa?
ration.
In the summing up the defendants,
through their counsel, declared that there
was nothing In the case, and prayed
that it be dismissed. Counsel states that
most of the allegations against Mrs.
Alexander were fabrications, and that no
evidence lad been produced to prove
them. It was argued that no thought of
the final disposition of the estate had
entered into the making of the deed of
separation, and that Mr?. Alexander was
fully entitled to her share of the estate,
that amounts to 11.500.000. Judge Rarrett
fook tho snag ander advisement, and will
render his decision later.
WIU Not Surrender the Name.
(FarmvUl* Herald.)
Even tho New York Tribune aaya that
to blet Apnomattoa from history's peg?,
or attempt It. the rathe*. ?I * *>???
cratlc Postmsster-OeiMfal hss done.I? aa
unwarranted a* to try and wipe ?ut ine
name of Waterloo. "Surrender," ?ny* ?"?
official, but the world of brave awn aM
noble women wlU not surrender Appomau
tox.
Property Treaefere.
Richmond: Louts F. Bossleus and wife
tq Georgia A. Yarbrough, ? feet on west
side Pino atreet between Alternarle and
Spring, S1.800.
A. It. Courtney, ?poetai eoraminloner,
to W. L. Fleming and W. I/. Walter?,
truateea. ? feet on weat eld? Reservoir
Street near Dance, SM.
Thomas H. Pollock's truste.? to i. O.
8hacketford. M feet on south aide Canal
Hunk between Sixth and Seventh air?ete,
ft,?*
Mary Randall to c. L. Denoon, JO M
feet on "uith hide I'haffiu atreet near
Beech. S300.
George E. Tralnum anil wife to George
Isaacs, 11 feet on west aide Linden atreet,
11.000.
?????? rt. Dowden to Joseph N.
Hetlley, JO feet on west aid ? of Pine
street between Cary ani Cumberland,
ftJMi
T. f, H-nnlgar? to Anni? V. Hannig-in.
22Uj feet on north aide of Leigh street be?
tween Sixth and Seventh.
Willlatii Trexl.r, It. B. Kimor?, sad their
wives ta John bowers. :'l 1-', f et on north
f I'irk avenue ne.ar llir.-ii atreet,
? ??
H.nrl.o: Frits Slttcrding and wtfe to
W. O, Carter, It} feet on south ?Ido Moore
atreet near Kllzabeth, ITW.
Robert James and others, truateea. to
Charlotte Or? en. i acres ten miles from
RI chassai, m
U*. ii. C'iHhorn's h".r? to John
and Emanuel Hebman, two sq ,
I by H-ook avenue. Mitch. II. Ci
l \\'?b.-ter ?treat?! and Intersected
by fJoddia street. '
John (.loddln ani Wafa ha W. R. Cau
thorn, 1.1 feet M south sido of Mnc.ioll
sir? H (Old d IX, ll.'MMT.
Sim?) to same, W feet on east aide of
Brook ansane told deed), $ww.
?fai ? I tanda commissioner?, to
?am ?, 1014 feet on Bacon Quarter Pranch
street (old d??f, jBLdh
G...?. l"?, 1 , -I'.
(New York Sun.)
Ob, Pob Tngcraoll baa comg out of HM
Wist!
Iti A?1 tho wide border bis tongue la th??
best;
Ho shftni ard ?arcastlc, auiaclou? and
,,r' |l?
There's m> auch a talkcnaa? Dob Ingetv
solL
He cares net for Heaven, and; stop? not
1 <- bell:
Ho ?wins Um Styx river to ?Pit of iti
Pats Cr bus's head, gives old Tiuto his
And light? his chjar In the underproundj
lui ..
You wouldn't believe, that ?j aMaW) ?
welttht
So licht 1/ could ecalo tho high questioni
of 1 it
Or a person sa beefy and gross could
bava skill
To laakVa th?.? subject of human baa win.
put P.ob ?1 tho chap for It all; who
but h",
?I/ as Mrd^i flit about In a I
He Jump* from defend?as th.? national
Toj smeilnir at Christians and ftou'lnaj
their G?..!.
With an BUtUbta ?nap of hin finger and
thumb,
Ho dlspoae? at one?? of th.? Kingdom to
. "in??.
and beitef? In which millions ?o h ipe?
fully
Arc twirled Lu the air on tho point of a
J ?
st ?noeart for the lov<r? of ?In to
Believe la no Heaven they cannot get
Into
And natural, too, for the> ?rieft
doubt of
? hell w itch they fear they cannot keep
? Hit of
Rut hon\:;t mankind, ?.? t > do
ri*hf.
Mad n.u 1 better keep the old landmark*
in sk'ht;
And it always 1? aaf.j t.> distrust nnt
f.. ?
Tb.0 logic that*? mal* sp 1 f fruit an.|
a sneer.
??<?? ? ?? ^
A III*,? ot r'agiT-KiiTer*.
The great book concern of J. W. l:an
dolph & C?. Is now a purfect h
eager buyers from early morning until
niaht. The extensive preparations DM
lioun?? has mad?? for the boti lay BSaasoll
.1 ? meeting with 0 well-merited appi
tlon from th? Dnbtl ?. ? lor?? is? .
1 st tltli.-hment of Ita chars? ter In the land
th.it in. ike.?? a more h lay tifiti display In
Bou venir-Booh?. StandaM PubMsaakena
In el? ?ant binding?, Artisti.? Calendar?,
Laathaf Qaeda, weh as Pure ? Port'
folios, etc.: hand?nn ?v
\Vrltlng-l>c*ka. C Id I . ink?
stands, Boxe? Of Wilting Paper. >p??? le.ll>?
bound Prayr-Looks. Hymnals, an.
Hlblest Card-Casi?, elegant editions of the
Poets, Illustra' ed Hooks, Children ?
Boatta, ate. ? very literary t&?%? can ?.?
satlstled in. the huuee. and then 4 thou?
send little thit.es \n th? legitimate ?ta?
tlonery linn ??ahlbltod that will make
v.tin? 1 Chtlstriua prescu-d.
Tottis Music-Loving I'ubjl. .
Wo ar?) the Sut?? agonic for Majora *
Hawlltt's \V orli-Renowned Crfe-fie and
Pianos tV* |t?i>p a (ttil Ht>? Of th*.???
Pianos and Oig.ine, JatiJU atyiea. en hand.
We want to wayn tfM 1???t'* ? l Manda
at Mae .in ^ rt?tntkf not f0 pa deceived
f ? UI..S. rvpulouj oaftt?.'.?! ^?f?/? to b?i
agents fot ? ? . ? ejoo*4S. If ?i?y h?v gfiy
they ar* old style, fhop?<?)*>rn, <J^ ueslM
hand. 1'ifh't buy Old OC ?e4o?d-bae I
ste.k, come Wh?rp you e?gt fet new $o?<lj
at aaanutaetureraf prieve from the me/i'??
facturare' agenu. Write for prl?ea and
trms. TTIOMAS G. prRtO.f ??;G> .
?it east Auiu atraat, Pioimefld, vs.
n-xioklag daeketa
Wa have reduced ail our Jackets and
JTouse-Coats from $?' to IS.So. Medium eUe,
good colera, assi all new, fresh goods.
Pesldvs these, we hnvr? many finey pnes;
also, liath-ltobes, in wool and cettou ?
in all qualities. Th? hfndsomesr. und
cheapest Une of Silk Umbrellas, close-nil,
s'd.lsllver trimmed, ever ?how? ; ?
city. CQNaTTABLB BROTUBRS,
fi) east Broad street.
ITome*!?iade Mince-Meat,
Phim Piiddtnft
Fino Table lulslns and Nu??,
at
irCABTJaT tt nAVNES'*
Ktiiok? Hotel I'riii.iiTi. k Clger?.
TAYLOR * BOLLINO COMPANY.
Instrlbutora,
ChrUtmasJ|ol|?Ur Kates.
The Norfolk and Western railroad will
sell reduced-rat^ tickets to Norfolk,
I.ynchburg, and all local station?, for the
Christmas and New-Year holidays.
Tickets will be on aale from De.emb?t?
l'th to ?th. Incluaivc. and December Oth
to January Ut, Inclusive; good to return
until January 3. IOS. For tlcke.a and
full Information, apply at the company'?
otfloe, Kit east ifatn atreet.
m It. \V. OCHTNET,
District Passenger Agent.
Staoke Rotel Rrunswl? U Ofars.
TAYLOlt & BOLUXU COMPANY,
_ ?)lstriuutor?.
The nobbiest lino of Hat? In the city
at Allen it Rand's^
Goods speak for themsv.lv??. Com? and
see them. Prices as cheto? a? any la or
out Of New Yorit. V. UL'CHAMAN.
Goldsmith.
No. Ill vast Broad street.
For a Christmas present buy a nica Hat
of Allen eV Rand.
When Baby was sick, we gave her Caaftorhv
TTuenshe was ?Child, ?hecried for Cestoria?
When aha becsune Miss, aha along M Castone?
WUa?i?*luviCbJWr?a,aae gave them Castori?,
Hats, all shapes, relees, and slzea. for
young and old. at Allea ?* Rand's.
?an
0.d papera to? aal? at the Dlapatca
office.
?*?"?fWfM??ssaaaaBaaa
t?cuo?M casnasa oa waaTiaa cans? Tareni
Dlaeaaea. There le a? ?aere eJSerael retsedy
for Ceogha, (e*da, ean. ?baa ?????1 Ban??
cnuiTaooaa* beta ?nay? boa??. Pnaa a*

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