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THE RICHMOND DISPATCH
??????.? N?MB?R i:u.4i. RICHMOND. VA.. TUESDAY? DECEMBER 25. 1894. THREE CENTS PER COPT. nSlSTMAS IS BERE. FolU are Jobilant and Hi Ones ReGectl?e. OF THE OBS?RVAME., ? i,ur?lir? ami Reunion? at ? , ?irptiaii* Made llitppjr? rtaeeaf I'UtrlbutloD. rjr! Will| Chrlxtmn? to BU? KT.viing In ? "hi awing? ?? setae so , ? oaa lei, tho hurrying, staraste, the chi ir? :\ Os? . ,? t?,? apa? u? in ?a ? ???, n ? utirul lensons to t owl '.million, "mi : ! ' . : Besan. rd ; tl '. fi t t,. lbs ..m? t ti? : ?hell t,, r in the ?amo ? iti ti. THR DAT. ? , ! I ? ? 'il ??, Rpts '. ? Metho Ins t ? Um IS? :'. ? as no ? dsj than I ? Chrlstma ? ' r Bhop :. Until l.l'e ? were t the . - fyln?, not more pur 111 it B y Thle ?- .. ?: ? th an ? ? ? ? le for .? ? ?? II not it thi ir friend? to The Ins which siso ? one "f the , In Rlchrn h is asked . - \ ? r.il social ? n ? : th? m the m ? ! : ? \\ ? t - , ih < flub ? ? ? : ? IN THE CHURCHES. a? Bhowa . b? unusually tin?.?. There : , st ? ? ithedral . Ben? taken from ? : I - "?OS l \ ? ! I ? thi ? :. an I ;it the Q ? . ? will be ' Bl .lll't ? Nina . b] Mis. ii. ' 181 0 \. ?., : ? \ Flrsl I ??: ..' 7.1 P. M. ? ' ;. . :?? I i *r||| ? open fruin 7 nd the ? ? for disti >ra Ins ? ? T. Whit ? ? " . . ? l] o'clock. h ?\ II ? annual f tbi ? ' ' ? ? 'clock th?? ? l morn re will nt for tl ? ' .1 have ? if the I h will take place ? ?. I (1 T. il ? ? I ? and i The Third ? .?. Uik after . the ... ? ruin* k ??.'! will ? bos some ? Chrtettaa caer?* ? a ok I > ?? ft Jim ? ? ? ? Id ??. | ? M ! ., I ' ? ' tin- unveiling of a ' im wlihh i ? . vors to tI ce with thle feet*? ? ? , hold a I of It ? "r, thus ?? ? pi ??ure. ? :.?> t servios will he ? na a?. IO:Rj o'clock, and ? I BOYS u vi'pv. M mmmbI II me have in ? I'umiTnu:. IV? a Jolly tlm* to-day. B. donated Ut for their ' lurtney ? of firework* >'*?? le, Myatle Khi In '. SUM down s T. Vaushsn a ?rile? t George W. Poe avnt a box of flri?cr?ekers, accompanied with tne f blowing ?ff ottonate letter: RICHMOND, va, r> oeaber 24. l?t To th.? Boye of the Masonic Home of \ IrKlnta: My i>. ?t ? ???. ? reed your letter f> ?Vinta (?,,,,? |? tB, Richmond Dispatch of y sterday. iioin? a firm friend of oM Bautta, lag gnnK ,, h,.?v ,?m , ,? f<r ??*? m my lit*, and. thee?fere, I ??end you a beg of nrecra-ker? In hi* name. Hope they raay giv? each of you as much \ in tho popping of them us it dues me in ending them. Oee hi????, ?neh one ?f our ?ear bov? ""I nuke them ?II useful In Hie earthly ?i. and ?t la*t bring them, each one, in;? th ?t reet which remeineth for Q and happy New V? li ? ?11. AtT ctlonUely ?rid ?Ineorely y,,ur friend. GEORGE w. pi ii;. Grand ?Wnh Priant uomn sent them, toa The ladles* Auxlllnry AsWKllalhss e?nt asoaey, t ? ?,.? dtvMed hem ?es ike ? Mrs. Act??.?, ?,n?l to be n h .u think beet i'i. Whitinrk ?ent ? cheek for no ' ... ;k. ..iitpinUd with the following note: i:i< p ? Mond, va , Deceenber 2i, ISM, . Sup.rlnlcn.l.-iit, City; l>? ir Madam.-11?? ?-?? in-e th?? encased check toward? making th?? boy? happy <?? Chriatmaa v.. reu all a. j mu? happy Chrfetm . . ? r. main. " al r, BD. WHITLOCK. Mr. and Mrs. Bea Jacobe, No, \:v\ east Matta atreet, ? mi. ? down aa accordion* a ?arfe ?>??\ of oonfectloae, oranges, muh, ?mi rabana, nn?i a lart?? iced eaki ? boa of ? ? rackern, knives, ?p?? ? inn ci r.ivis other artlctee; also, ? ?geeani t.. Mi. and Airs. Jumes I'.owinan sent a fi .lit-, ake. Mr. a. Clarke, real Main ?treat, sent a ?f .'iiki s and cm.?les. Mr. and Mis. Job? B. Hoatwilght gave a bog ' . : t . r.inucs. M AN y WILL CALL TODAY. in addition to th? - it ? probable that Claua ?.?ill send them to-day a article? the t>o>s wrote f. r in their lettera published in Sunday*? : tch. Th? re win be an open bouse nt the ? my citisene, m. ? profan?e, have expressed ? i" gire this noble charity a call during tbe day. The Dispatch t:ik-s ti.?? liberty of suggesting that a donation toward? buying overcoat? for Itti* fellows would t><? ? m..st time? ? pre? ent Tbe matr ? la v. ry ii to have them furnished before ??? t<> Washington on thp free lly t? rid. r. 1 ! y ?i? ? r.il I' I Taylor, of the Ickaburg and Potomac BHRINERS DISPENSE CHARITY. of tbe meet practical works o* charity don? ?. m thai of the Ice? Temple, Mystic Shrine, who, through a committee composed of i-i' Eck? ?. George l.. Stri et, Jam? s ?? ?: iwman, R. H. Il il in ?, ?? ? Mann s. Va? tin? Jr., ? ? basket? ? f provisions t?> 12-"? poor fum?n ? re of Mas mie coo ' which In them? were valuable Chrlatmas-glfts, contained each in? pound? of flour, u pound <?f tea, 2 .?f sugar, l "f coffe? bacon, and ? of candy. Accompanying the bai carda bearing the words "Christmas Greeting" and tbe nun.? of ? NO PAPER TO-MORROW MORNING. The l ilepati '< tx lleve? In hell ? ' ".?.r !-tm u in par? 1er, It baa icen tvi ? eu t in if this paper when <??? ritu hie to ??ve Its employee? Christmas-day, in pursuance ' DO iSfUu Of the Dispatch to-morrow. .in-?:.. .? Crutchfleld yesterday, In accord ? ali of ? ? were serving In Di?? city Jail for trivial offences, .... ? m, and a happy lot w< r ? they; among ? at? of hi? ? nor*? di m When fee pol White ? ? . y, ira ?g ? be Inaugurated the custom? and it his pro f th?? Cryetal I? j,,in?? ; :!?> Ir ni inagi r. Mr. C, l>. Wlngfield, with a ven handaome oil painting. Th ? preeentatlon speeek ara? ? ? Mr. \v. A Matl ?.-.-. to wh ch Mr. Wlngfield rtplled In a neat litt!? ??, ,.,?!,_ tne adele? to aiplo) ? It Is tu b? boped tli.it not ri man, wo mun, or child In <t n.ar Richmond will > to-nlght. There is no il ? Tbbi I? above all 0th( ?? day in lb? y. ar when everybody should hav< plenty and b? itch I? glad to knou 11 al In behalf ol Iba r km have .-?...? snd u? .t the dletrlbutlon of ? ? ? , ? .ii .-v.-r The Broad Stri et Mission will, ? at It? ? ... I street, ipi ai to ail who would otherwbM go ? . bed bung Isnl of th.? itlch ? '. : im, will, ? see that the boy.- under her ? hare have In the morning be reell : mu-i.'. This followed bj ?? bountiful dinner, will be a re and ? display of flrewi : I DEBS AND COMPANY. They Will >"t *??,>???* 1 heir t'lirUtmaa llay In .lull. CHICAGO, December K?PreMdenl Deba .m 1 the othi t directors of th? Amer i. m rlallwaj ? ni? ?? >?m hav? a el a ?? te Christmas with th? ir families, not mdlng th? fact that to-day was the ? for t.1,? m to go to Jail and be intempt . extended tb? ? tene? to ,i inuarj Si b. At the r?? lants' counsel, be also nal order ao as to make mulatlve ln?l ?ad of con? current. Th In the govern? ? to ? gin January Ith and in the Sent? G? ease, when the govern .-. .? expired. 1... !. niants' oui.- ! ina le this ? li ...ii proa Men will ? ? t.. ti.?.? the men. it ? nd : no habeas corpus . ng would hav? the effect of free? men In lb? Santa a"? case, as the nably bad Jurisdiction ?rere ai parati ?!. ? tb? attorney? ?'.?? the? directors ,i la getting ii.etr cheat? out ill in th? government cas??, this mean? that all of them will have to serve . a.s ander the original ord? r of court, which mad? th?? tw.> sentences .?. ih? s.une time l'r.i . i a p? at ' Ituted to gel tin- Supreme ? . .it OB tt>>? ?jurstlon of l.al..-as lun.iui in spaa lini of this change of plan, Attoraef l'-.m.?? Baldi "This may have ur < beate double ? ? US Willing t.> lake this ii.sk ??? ace inni of the Uaportanee of the case t.j labor igrteeeeta. There w?us ao other m? in.ni ?if procedure. W? may try the ClrOUll t ourt Of Appeals as w? 11 Judge Woods has to try both plan?." In extending lb? time, Ju?lg?? Woods said: "1 lias?- no ?le.-lr?.? to ??? these men hjrf nd tbeir ?'hrisiina.s lu Jail. In fact, it was in a?) mini to extend Mm stay of ?enterte? voluntaiUy, if counsel had not It." . Walker aeked that the prisoners be made to give bail, but Jud>,'i' Woods ? their own recog Vi??? Ti'-slli-nt Howard ??*? not prt-s ?ut in c'iuit. Pi : nt Deba took a cheerful vn-w of the probebBtty ?if ansasi? .?.tin ? six months In Jell. "It 1? ? good of the cause," he nald. "If are ??r?? t<< he k?-pt frega expr.esing our Opinione while a strike Is g.dug on, and ??olivi? ted of inui'ltr If some 1-j.ly is killed by reaeCHj of a strike In Ktlt.ittil by ?ali we want to know It, ev ? If w? heve to sp? nd five years In Jail ! It out." DipMhtTla unti Milk-Tlekelk. COLUMDUV, <>. Deaeasher 21.?Dr. |*rebet, aeeretary tit th?? siatf Hoard of 1 . In hi* report on the Canton <"?> dtphtbtrta epidemic, hold? that the spread ? wa? :iot du,? to the use of the milk, uioiijih there was g ?od ?croond to th?t the contagion ?at carried by riiUk-tl'Jkets, A fifty-two-a'e^k feast Is provide by Harpers Voung P??opl? for U a year. THE FINANCIAL BILL Donbt Abont tbe Democrats Getting To ?ctber On It. EXTRA SESSION OP CONGRESS. A Member ,.f lite, li??.r f>?m virginia Think. One May II? Celled-The K.-|int.ll, ?m Conteata. WASHINGTON, D. ('., December 21. <S|? ? ??U-During the holiday rece?? little or nothing can be accomplished In the ?UrecthM of ?-ttin? the P?oereta to? gether on the pendini? flnnnelal bill, owing I" th? fart that th?? member? an? generally ?Oattered, having ???? to their home?. The Virginians and Netta Carolinian? are with one or two exception? absent, and win not return until CVragroas reosawaabtaa on the M of next month. They are known to he very much divided on this q : and It I? doubtful If they will be able to unite on any of the many propositions thut have hern advance?!. Th?y have bOOl decidedly nan iijbhbIihI ewer since the lending feature?? of the measure w. r?? made public. ?? ha? been before stated in thi? correspondence. eeveral mi nib ra "? '?.,' h of the delegation? referred to will probably vote sq?ar?ly ag?lnst~the" bill. no matter what amendment? are ofSef d ?m saaeral principle? they <io not iii<?? the scheme of the Secretary of the Trea? sury, and tin? fact thai th? banker? ..r th?? country are known to be BToaUr di? vided render? It almost certain that th?? effort to settle the linamlul Qtseettoa du? ring thi? session of Congress will fall. < ?in? ni th.- virginia eoasjresaTaaea oppi ?ir? lo have aa Idea that if somethias la ? ol done the President will c? Mainly <jll Congres? together in ext? ???lo? ufi? ? the 4th of March. Thle congressman labora unter ih.? irapresetoa that the Ra publlcaB? are really trying ' ? fare? un ?atra session ?o thai tiny can organi?? the House and take poOBOeaiOfl of the S? BBt? also In the event they are success? ful eaough to procure a majority in th?? latter body. The Republican leider?, how? ever, do not ??em anxious to aseunil ? B tire respoBslMUty for l?gislation any earlier than the regalar time. If on . Ktl > D 1? fulled u will be because the : ? in if not satisfied, und wants to put the RepubHeana on record. Although the virginia member quoted thinks tins is likely to nappes, other? In the d tlori do nut now believe there is much danger of an extra session, for they have nut been Impressed with Ute Idea that the President is really easJous the financial ? .-houli b<? s? tUed within the next yeaf. NOTICES OF CONTB8T. it is anderste id thai noti??.? uf contest was to-day served on Congres man Tucker by Mr. Jacob Teat, In the Tenth Virglnls District, and on Congresaman eled McKenney by Mr. Thorii, In the Fourth Virginia District. Notice? Were also probably served to-day on other \ ir glni?>n?, as the. law require? th ? slnll ? t out within thirty days oft? r th? certificate? of election are Issued to the successful candidates ob ti??? fare of the returns. The gentlemen who are to be known a? the cost?ate?? all beiag on? of the city, with the exception of Mr. Bwan Boa, who gol his notice real before he left for Florida ob his bridai tour, it waa ?oie to I? urn at this en 1 of the line just bow many of th?? Republican candidates In the Bute ?di conti L II ??? that at lessi aee? ? of the Republicana would coatest, and from what h?i? been heard, it i? ? ? that nine of the candidate? may eadeavor to break into the Koose through coa teeta The Republican leader? In the 11 m a while averse to beiag qaoted in print, bay?? expreesed them?reos privately, and ??- dtagustsd with the targe number of contests Hkely to be lodged the Democrats who win hive seats in the next H"i:< . It look* like a movement to ? its to which the majority have ? ? right whatever, an 1 the chance? ate that marly all Of the eoBtestOBtS will discover bow foolish they are to r<ly ? ? partisan majority 1" make them coi gressmen In spite of the edict of the ? ? id?? that they are better fitted f..r privat,? it.. ELECTIONS CHAIRMAN. There has been much ?peculation as I who will be chairman of the BtectlOl Committee of the b? b1 House, an! this ?-, ,, matter thai is of special int. rest to Virginians and North CaroHntans, b. cause thi re will l?e ? number of cost, its Bom. how ?? rep iti fa is gotten ont that Mr. Chartas F. Joy, ol st i^niis. is probably booked for tht? bu portant position. He was rmaeated by this House, sad he com??? bark to the u \t House with a majority of more than two thousand. It is conceded thai Mr. Re? ? will be elect?! Speaker. The latt.-r is vry friendly with Mr. Joy, and waa heard to di ? a remark lore lately that ?v might ? ssibly be chairman of the committee. Mr. Joy hi said really not to be aaalous to ?? mad?? chatrmaa, but it is understood he wants to be a mem? ber of the cotnmUt??. and there Is also talk to the ?f?e. I that COBgTe BSBMB Betti of North Carolina, will be a member of the commit'"... Mail service has been establish? d In North Carolina from ChuMake to Ceffo, twice a week, from January 14, USB, t ? June M, U l THE COLE EST?TE. The coate?! over the will of Maria Cole Betti? ? h? re to-day, after ten-day?1 triai by a rerdlcl eaubltahlns the will. which ????? about ???,??? or property to Mis. ?Oi.'s husband and tw,> niece? The contestants were sevrai heirs at law living here ?Bd In Frederickaburg. Representative Meredith and Ron P.. ., Moore, of Fairfax, represented Toison, formerly of Priuce William, who gete one fourt'i of the astate, William II. Callaban, of Norfolk, nnd K. \V. HudglB?, of Hampton, are at the M< tropolltan. Colonel .John S. Mosby, formerly of Virginia but for several years a p of California, waa among to-day's vtatt BAHEN tmprovin?;. George Babea, "f Rleaneoad, who wa? so severely injured here on Tba&kaglvlag ? ? tv m afoot-ball nani??, t* reported te? da* to w hamrovtag. Bla phyakiana now think there 1? a chance of recovery. James Have Paxtoe, Of the I'niverslty of vtrgtBla, ta resttatared at the Metro? politan. J. I. Stephen?, of Lynchburg, and R. .Scott Ferguson, of Winchester, are at the Howard. FEDERAL TREASURY BALANCE. I>,, i-ion In Favor ot I.etler-Canler??Su. per.l.lnc Architect'? Office. WASHINGTON, Deeeeabet R?The Tri asury stated balance to-day at the close of business BtOOd at $1". '..7.",?'.,.'.?s, of which ??.??.?? was In gold. These Bajare? Include all reported and known gold with? drawal? at the several sub-treusur:.??. The Pnited States Court of Claims to? day lianibd down ?? doctalOB in favor of forty letter-carriers for overdue time, ||g 1er the ehjht-hOOr law. The claimants arc located In l'.altiniore, Pay City. Mleh., and Ture Haute, HUBttBgtOB, and Jeffer? son, [ad. The amounts varied from a few doliars to several hundred. tary Carnata to-day issued sa order reorganising the Sup? rvislng Archl . :h .? ot the Treaa?ury Departa?? at This action Is taken to segregate the technical work of the office from the exe? cutive branch as much as possible, and It 1? a direct outcome of the conflict be? tween Secretary Carlisle and the late ?Vipsirising ?rrailtsrt oitourke, which led to the retirement of the latter. LIKE BANQUET HALL DESERTED Tl?? Federal Capitol Almoat Entirely (.Wen Over to sileuce. WASHINGTON, D. C, December 21. Tln House end of the Capitol wore a deserted look to-day. At noon scarcely a dosen repr?sentatives had made their ap? pearance on the floor. Speaker Crisp came up a little before that hour, and ?petit sume time In hi? committee-room reading his mall. The only representatives In attendance, excepting Mr. Russen, of Connecticut, were from the West and Northwest. Colonel Isaac Hill, the As? sistant Sergiant-at-Arm?, said that all the representative? from east of the Mis alppl bad, with few exception?, gone home. ? One of the exceptions was Mr, Holman, of Indiana, who will remain during the recae? and work on the Indian appropria? tion bill This hill, Mr. Holmsn ex? plained, will carry no specific appropria? tion for contract Indian schools. The appropriation for In lian schools this year Is ll.om.Kin. For the next yenr the ap? propriation will h? BJaS\6?e, an Increase of f1?n,iO?. The Secretary of the ini rlor will have entire control of the dlsburse nient of the appropriation, Mid Ihe Infla? tion, It le undrrstoo?!, for th? future Is to substitut?? Kovernin? nt sctn-nls for those n<>w controlled by sectarian Influences. There will he no change, however. In th" apar ees is lion for the school? nt Hamp? ton ami f'url'.sle, and the Lincoln HchiKjl, at Philadelphia. Th? Senate end of the Capital was nbsolut?ly deserte?!, the ehamt ?r itself !>?? Ing locked, while the corridor was close?l to the straniera who ssuepenod to drift Into the bulldmg, Doting th?? m >rnln?r nome few senator? spent an hour or two answering their mall, but by ??.?? not a senator waa to bo found In the bili build? ing. Tti???.? who ?bowed their presence were m ars, Blackburn, Voorbeea, retti grew, Blanchard, Lodge, Dotph, Teller, and CoekrelL The la t nam-'d put In rome time on the nr.proprl.itlon bill?. It being his Intention as soon as the Renate reeonvaae? to report the urgent ?loflotenoy bill, which carri? s tho amount sary to Mforcs th?? ?-ollectlnn of th.? In? come-tax. The pension and Milltary A? id. my 1.111 hav.? I???< n reportai, and are on the calendar. Mr. Cocktail has on his desk the army find the fort Mention?! bill, bit doe? not expect to ?et them before the sub-com? mittee during the recess. FIDELITY BUILDING ASSOCIATION. Ii. < . I\? i? \ ?,|?,-?, r In Court and .*??!. In? struction? 1 ou? Mue Instalment?. WASHINGTON, i). c. Decantane :i. The recelvei? of the Fidelity liulldlng, I?an, and Investment Asandatlea np i? in ? before Jndge Coa in tho District S'ipr? in? Court to-day and naked for In? struct! ? Bg th'lr Sattsa A pe? nt!..? was file!, accompanied by a pre? liminary st ilement to the effect that the .. seta of ;ii association coni ?u ? prtn-i dpally of small l??in.-, repayable in in-| stalmeata extending over a period at] u . and that aaore than half of tbeea wer? loan? ?Beared only by the stock o? tb? aa?>cl ilion. The receivers stated thai thy believed that the net ararli could be collect? ? by them trooM not be Hiitiiii.n? t> pay the pending claims, that f.? te ?rould be no dividend? on the monthly and weekly Instai?, nt st ok. j They ii -1*, for Instruction? ?bout the ?? >l lectlon of instalments upon u ipli l| ? In- , malmeni ?toca, .ml what answer they : luirlng . wbethi r it a te ? ??? big these in il tina ate In tre ir to pre? ?? ht Upe? ? and f rf Iturea ? ' it Jud??.? Con or ?? r? 1 that ? ? menis upon unpb Ig ? ?? ? Imeni should be ? lUected, and nil d that failure I t> pay these instalment? would not affect : forfeiture. Th? ? eh/ers ?aid there are? . ? n'? fund? I on dahin, and It was || to col? lect it; abra fS),000 in p il ?k,,?t- loans, ; ? it v.'.iil 1 tak? | The Judge grant? I ?a order to ae.l the office furniture to pay rent. Income-Tax Injuurtlon. WASHINGTON, D. ?'.. December -I?? A !>? pnty M ir?n il of th ? ?istrici of Cc I Supr-m?? C IUI : S lit? I Up a ? ?Ora? li r-of-lnternal-Revenue Miller thw morning and renn ? papers upon him In ?, n with th? Injunctl m ?ult BJ? 1 Saturday by John ?. ? ? re, ol New ? irk, ?. ati ,?.. ?? :? ..f the In tome-I ??. The ? loan ssion? r Imm? diately bad a ace with Be ret iry Carlisle on the subjet, and in illy with Attorney Gen ral < Hney. 11 v. . tit-Attor . ? I'nlt.l State District-Attorney Blrney, wonl ? repre tent ? 'ommlssl ? Gem r ? ? ?In y, v, ho t ik ? groat Interest in th?? case, will ??.?? general <ii ? a of it. an l may appi ?r in th when it reaebea a bearing If U any high r than the ? l urt of the DiatrlCt, In- will take an activo part In Ita cjiiduct. Ilnrtcli, of T'-iiiu???????, Promoted. WASHINGTON, D, C, December M.?J. ll. Dortcb, of Bom will . Tenn., a day appointed chief of the ? lumtton di risi >n in th?? <>th s of 1 i Aff.ilrs at * . ;.. r annum, \?'?" Prank t. Palmer, . . ?? 1 t I dll .-'"?l Of .??' .??!1?9. Osasral >vrnln Bell red, WASHINGTON, l>. C, December SL? Secretary Lament to-.;.iy lasned aa piecing General Swam o.i tb? retired list of the army. RICH MRS. HETTY CREEN. Sii?? I? Haunted In it l??r ? lint Conspirator? ?sah Mer I.if.?. NEW TORK, Dec mber It-One of the most r? marl ever bro the attention of th . t ? be that Of .Mr li f Ol Of the j ? ich? st ?rom? ? la An. ira and trust ? ? o? h< r father's I est?t??. Involving millions of I ? ? Uif to the story t??. I t ?- I iy by her lawyer, William n. Btayton, Mrs. Green i> m f?-.?r of her life. A i> lief, tiriniv ??\? d, t'.i it ? ban ? ot <? '" . ber fa her, Edwar ? M. I? Ann Howlaa i. of N? ?r B df ?rd, y? u and ar,? now d guy aaeklB ml the lif.? of her children, continually haunt? ber. Gisse ahe declare?, has ?.? plac ? .? trnoi '. blocks of wood sad stones have been hut;??.! at her ; ? ?? \? In ? ?tra as ahe ?is pi . lag si learalks, an ? on numer rui life baa been threateai L Whether or noi Mrs. Green Is the vlctbn of a at ?; iii ..i remains yet to be learni l, but that her f? ir? fa \ ber t ) life the lif ? of a reciura th? re ran be no doubt. THE CLENN LAW UPHELD. Decision of .ludi;?? ."?peer ? tSeorgla Cen? tral Itnllrouil Can?. MACON, ca., December H-Jodge Speer, sitting in the Circuit Court for the Southern District of Georgia, rendered a decision to-day upholding Um Glean law, which authorizes the levy and ? ollection Of taxes by cities and counties on all railway property within the limits of such citi?-.-? and to'wn?. The matter para 1 u;>on by the Court was t?a- Intervention of A. w. WrtKht. Comptroller-General of the State of Geor? gia, la the railroad ease Of th,? . ? Railroad and Banking Company of Geor . iinst the Vannera1 Loan and Truat Company. Th? answer of th.? d?fendant, the Cen? tral Railroad and Hanking Company, was that In the charter of the company then Was a sp?cifie provision that It waa to be taxed only 1-2 ot 1 per cent, upon Its ?.t . . nil a g?, ani that was tho limit of taxation upon it:? prop, rty. The effect of th.? decision will be to force the payment of ta ves due to the counties and towns sin? o is.d, and the amount involvtd ? ov.r ???,???. Carne?le iVitge Iteilnrtlon. PITTSBURG, pa, ?? ?mbar :i.-The new wag? sch..lui?? for the Carnegie gjteal? Works al Hocneetead waa i*<eteU in the aevaraJ department? of tne works to-day and dlscloHed an average reduction of 13 par ..tit. in Ik? t-ntii.? giJJi The high price men ??uffer a reduction of 3". per cent, ll.stdes this th.? s.-rvlc? * of a tiuni? be? of algk grtna men are dls;>. seed with. The rents <.n o? mpany house? are m it? realty radance. There is nom?? ?itss.?? tlon. but despite the Krumbling, th.? SCnhj will b-? accepted aa p. .st? d. Cotton Milla to Kronen, NKW TOME, Decomber 24.-A Camdrn (N. J.) Npeclal say?: The cotton-mills at (lloiic-ter are to be put In operation. The old Washington M.'IIh formerly em? ployed about MM ?.relative?. When they 0|>en again, under the ?iwnerahlp ?if th* Argo Mill Company, their product will be cotton yarns. Ai? Offer to the l'ubile. The Southern Chemical Company of Norfolk, Va., manufactur.rs of ?Juratol, desires that every person In Ulchmond should know the merits of Qurato) a? a curative agent In burns, crut?, bruises. swellings, and all skin disMse?. If any reader will drop them a postal-card they will send a pamphlet telling all about the great remedy, and giving 1,000 testi? monial? from well-known Virginians. SKELY SENTENCED. I ??-m He Is Giren Efebi Years in the Penitentiary. PLEA IN HIS BEHALF. He Was Led to Ho Wrong hv One Stronger Wlll-Power Than HI? Own. NEW YORK, December 24.-Samuel C. Seely, the defaulting book-keeper of the National ghoe and Leather Pank, who was arrested In Chicago on December 11th hral last week pleaded guilty to an In Btatateflt against htm for defrauding the rank by false entries and converting the pank'? money to his own us?, was ar? raign? d before Judge Benedict In the pelted States Circuit Court to-day for ?eataBCa, The sp?cule ?um mention? l in the indictment a? misappropriated by Seely |? only I*?.??*?, though hi? pecula? tions from the bank for the benefit of Pre briili H.ik? r, which had h??? ? ?o'.ng On for 8ev?ral year?, aggregated BStSBa Ou* of this fabulous sum Maker only gave Seely 120?) to get away with after hi? crime had been discovered. Beety was brought from Lu How-Street Jail to the Federal building nt 11 o'clock this morning by Deputy-Marshal John ? McAataey ani taken to the office of bolted State? Menasi Me?-any. Two ?lire toi.s of the shoe and Leather Bank bad g Ion* private interview with Beety in th?? MarshaTa ????? this boob told them bs arouM ft?? them a? ?he m tl u in his pew? r to help them tra? e Raker's missing checks from IBM I ?od ail thera ?is ari il ga be was able to rtralghten out the tir, ri? I se? ountfl for thai period, av/ea if he aboald be sen 1 to ten years. l.iwyer Angel made an raras?! lo two director-: to Intercedi with Benedict In Seely*? behalf, bol (bey poatttv/ely declined to de so, and Simply sud that they would not speak a word to the Judge one way or tl"? other. l? Bra? 2:30 o'clock wb? u Seely respond? ed quickly to the iii of in' naso I m ifl ? to the bar with a firm step; i"it he looked pale, dejected, and creati in fact, alaaosi duel. He eras in ? ef I'nited state? Marshal McCarty and n leputy mai al sL Hoi MB Ssrd F, Ilattenback. stocd with bim la s sert LAWTBR ANOEL'B PLEA Lawyer Frank W. Angel latereeded for ? ?.?, and said ili a he thought the end- of Justice would be nut by the minimum punishment He said teety had told him openly that h?? was guflty, and deserved punishment He sail Seely had ?>\?? 800 aceounta under bla cue. HI? first mistake was an error. Bs should lave tone to the preetdeat of the beak, ?ml told btaa of it. but Instead he weal t a beak? r, ? man of will power a d ? ?Influenced fl ;v. H? had not given the government any of the expense <r trouble of a trial. He ask? ? that the ? ? ? ?? ?? ah aid ? ? cut??! in tbe Kings county penitentiary. Judge Beni lid then sentenced Beety to eight years In til?: Kings COUBty peni ry. Se??:.?.- was at once removed from the ?ore sad taken back io Ludlow Strut jail. Th? maximum punishment for his ?rirre nader the atal t? ? pria ?? nd the minimum Bee years. With the allowance for good I the ac? tual tlr:ie Seely Will serve will be about r? and f' u' month-. ?? ? Ju Ige Benedict I'll?? law musi pi >te? ? the banks, tii, ra from milling situ lar crini, ? " Just ' 'lied to the ' if l'i ; lit I'r.lPe. hi I ? Bank; Vic? ?Pr. i ' ?nt ?? ? ri ich enl . ? ? ?-? rtf. ? rs who bad sn Int. rvlew wltl ? ly this in >:tii: ' ref I to Int. -1? with the Jud h ilf. after Seely had t il 1 tfa m ?11 bow to tin?? Bak r's missing chad BBBLY RELIEVED. After Seely was taken from the . ? om I eck t., the fatarsi to gel the e immitra mt pai ty-Marahal McAvtey, who bad him in ??1 ..?,. , ! ? I || Is on r. I woul 1 ?went? ? ? u - In s sta prison ? . . I .? .luring the , t ten d ? vs. Tfa oasi I ? r? ira heve rrlbta to mi sn ? tha ani alata b> describan!? " CHRISTMAS-EVE RACINC. Three lavorile? ?\ alh Aw ay Willi l'ili??? nt New Orinili?.. NEW ORLEANS LA-, Deeember St-? The -.?? ? ? ? ? ' who were pre?? nt at the races to-ley wltBfaeed walkawaya upon the part of three favorite? Imported Woteey, Nelli?? Oahoree, gad Lottie fallita, with 11? pounds up. 1'oliie, at 10 to 1. ?roa the nalrd race In ? drive? as did Little Miss Um hi; h. Bird-Catcber, In the second, waa left at the poet The wea? ther era? Bee ?ml the track in excellent condition. G 11 ? race?one mile?Imp. Wolsey (10??, McCue, even) wob, ?. E Ply, dr.. (?, ?. Clayton, 2 to i> aeeoad, Prance? Pop? (lio, ?. Joses, ? to ???? tali ?. Time, ? .?. ? raci frire furiongs, settlag?Nel? ly 0 l.rn,? (M, Cassili, 2's to 11 won, Dr. \ Clayton, 2 t., n second, Brevity (100, Morse, M to l) thirl. Time, ? :. Third race?six and a half fui I? DoUta (KM, Pena, IO t.. l) wob, Bob il ti? man (let, Mone, evea) second, Pick Lea. ? ?.'. Newc mil, 6 to 1? third. Time, Fourth rnc??six furlongs, handicap? Lottie Miller. (US, H. Shi? Uta, 9 to 10) WOB, Pessle NiCfaota ?! \ C. JOBBSOB, 7 to 1) OtaesoBM 0 >? Pesa, .' to i> third. Time. 1:11'?,. Fifth race-seven furtOBge, se?lmi?T.It tie mi.?s CM, Clayton, l to ? wob, latea (?m, Elrod, .? t ? ? second, Ore Audrain (Uff, Purr, 8 to 1) third. Tim??. 1 :,?.?. ALEXANDER ISLAND. WASHINOTON, l?. C Deeember H? Th. ra er? ?>? only nit. ? h" >k? on at the old Dominion track to-day. notwithstanding an unusually larve* crowd. Ther?? v,a.s some excitement at th?? start of the tlrst race, when Ronald kicked Jockey Kiln off Billy Hoy. Kaln was not badly hurt and continui d the race. First race?six and a quarter furlongs? Ch?ventele won, Headlight second, ???? ? ir third. Tim??, 1:21. Second race?four and a half furlongs? Beaaregard won, Irene aoeoad. Bradley third. Time. S8. Third race?one mile?Conner? won, Pi? rat?? Chlon ??econd. Mirage third. Tim?, 1:17'... Fourth race?live furlontr?-Frolicsome ???? won, Prince John second, Caramon third. Time. 1 :tt|<?. Fifth race??even furbngs-Py Jove Won, Orami Prix second, Venus BeigJ third. Tim?, ' KMPEROR WILKF.S SOLD. LEXINGTON. KY, December 24-Em? peror WUke? 2:2"''?;. a bay ?talllon 8 years old, by William L., .'..mi l'.l | Anna, by Pilot, ha? been sold by ?. H. fh nault. of Richmond. Ky , to Q, W. Le;ivltt. of Boston, for G?'??'. The ?tal llon la purchased for a ?????? unknown. SENSATION AT SAN FRANCISCO. Porter Aube Accu.ed of Robbing Mr?. ?arali \ ti li.?.. Terry. SAN FRANCISCa CAI*, December 2t Thoma? H. Williams. Jr.. ex-presld-nt of the California Jockey Club, has accused Porter Ashe, the wll-known horseman, of deliberately robb ng Mrs. Sarah Al thea Terry ?the claimant in the celebrated HT.aron will case, and who Is now In an Insane asylum) while acting a? her guar? dian William? say? Ash?? ?(piandered the woman'? fortune, and he Intend? to crimi? nally prosecute him. The allegations have caused a great sensation. Frobahl? Chrlatiuaa Fatality. CHARLESTON. S. C. December !t A News and Courier arvclsl from Ram berg saya: Two young negro men by th name of Grayeon celebrated Christmas by getting drunk and d.aorder.y, and were arrested and placed In the guard-house. H. W. Moody aaalsted the marshal In making the arrest. They were released by tbe town authorities about I o'clock. and shortly afterward? met Moody on Main street an<! picked a quarrel with him. Moody struck one and cllnch?*l with him. and as he did so ths other, his bro? ther, ran up and shot Moody in the back. Inflicting two extremely dangerous an?l probably fatal wounds, one ball entering near the spinal column, going directly In? ward, and the other srolng slightly to one sid<- and ranging upward. Th?; wounded man Is now under th?? ?-.?re ef Drs. Wan namaker. lllack. and Ott. ,^rh" n?v?r..??* have eerap?d. but constables are In pur? suit, and will probably capture them be? fore morning. Moody Is a white man. and has proved an efficient constable for Trial-Justice Howe for several ye^rs past. ONLY A COFFEE-POT. lint It Was an Illicit Distillery and Worked Perfectly. BIRMINGHAM, ALA, December 21. A sp.clil to the Age-Herald from PJo renc , Ala., says: The I'nlted Stat", ??? - nue officers who have been rahllng lttlcit distillerie* In this section the past throe wecke, aja le g r markable discovery ? -es? ter lay. At the home of S. K. O. Williams, seven mil m seat of Lexington, In this county, the ufflccr? found a moonshine outfit constating of a nno-gsllon ooffee-aot transformed into a still capable ?>f m?kln* a half-gallon of wnlrkey per day. The still was operated easily and work. ? ? ? ? - fect'.y The uniuue outfit was brought to Fiorone- ani plac?Hl on exhibition, hundreds viewing It with curiosity. Wil? liam*, th? genius who la said to have originate?! the ?Kvl.??, wai arre.ttel and I In Jail on char res of operating an 111! lit ?listili-ry. The arresting officers wen? lenity-Col? lector .1. 1?. Codfe? and Deputy-Marshals J. A. o'Ke-ir. J. W. Barker, and Bdward Itchier. Th y captar ?1 an eighty-gallon still near airar? they captared th.? coffee p .t OUtAt Within the past three w?? Ks they have ral led fully a losen moonshine dlstlllerlM In this and Lincoln e ?tal ?, and have made several notable ca? THIS PRESENT UNACCEPTABLE. <'lty-i:!itrlnp??r llrown, of New Orlean?, ?,i?en no Indi? huent for Cxtortlon. NKW ?'Itl.KANS. I.A.. D.ccitiIi r M, Th?? grand Jury thl* evening presented City-Engineer Brewa with a Christmas pre?? rit in the shape of an Indictment Cor eatortton In ofoea The ntieanlmaiil was mad.? together with the report it is . I that on th?? 13th ?ay ..f S ber, ISO, Clty-Bnglneer L. W. Brown <?? rruptly and unlawfully, by eowr of hi? Offll e. .ii I ? (tort, demand, and charge ?""1 frota th.? McBwaa & Hurray Lamber Company, Limited, P'i mor.? than any lawful compensation to which be itltled f r a swltcb-track which the above company waa authorized to con? struct by an ordinance passed by the city Council MILITARY UNDER ARMS. S?iiuo Talk at Aagasta of Lynching the M uri lerer Wlgiflii?. AUGUSTA, GA , Deca? mer CI. -As a matter of precaution, th? Richmond Hue ?:: wer- put under grau to-night, to be In readbMaa In cas.? of any attempt at lyn thing. There was a , itton of ? the Jail last night, and : .ik of lynching, bul ; . been made to assault th jail. The ?und j iry In ? been ill ? | ? ti I il - urJay, and court will con? ne Monday ? ir tb? trial of Wiggins, the nmr d rer. Th?? woui led policemen arc doing w. u, but are not out of dan BsaatstSe al Jatha??Hie. JACKSONVILLE, ??,A , December SI - W. Line, a young Englishman, ? irked for the Little Brothers' Phoe Company, waa shot and almost In? sule l at "?-.?? this afternoon by ? Ithcr J?..?? . . urd (colori d), in .South Jeckeonville. The only wltn<rai s murd.r wer? Mira May Brawder, ? Ilia? Ada Warner, and a colored man. icons of these, how ver, can tall whtcn ??f the Hubbard brothera fired the fatal ?hot, ' ?' U I? r I? ?inknoe-n. Th.? a ?..!..> were about twenty yards di.?tant, saw the three men clinch, heard ? pi el it, saw Line fail, end tbe m nee. wi,? a they reached Lino he w ?- dead, t??.? ? it. i-iaii had enter ? his liirht eheek about U Inch from the corner of hi? mouth er.d'ptuwed thr?ni>rh th?? j iwbone and s.v. ??. .1 the Jugular-vein It waa evidently Brad from a ll-caltbre Prom Lift'?? Ttroth-rs It was learned that L ? t th m Wovember 2ath sad ? i-i be era? broke and waated ? J .b. 11?? w ? an Englishman, aient ?: ??id, of .. ii educated, Idently ? f cod family. l'ursult waa to . ' ? I', u Ii TnlUiiiau Alian<1oueil. VINKTARD HAVEN, IfABB., Decem? ber :'t. -The Boston Tbwboat Company*? ?I uner Orion, from Newport Newa hav? ing In tow th<? bari,??? Lone S;ar, when ai.i.ut t n mile? south >.r Moatauh at 2 ..'<?:... k yesterday aftern on, feU In with the British bark Talisman, Captain Brown, with a c.ircro of coal. Th?? ? irk ; ind partly diamantad, a th about three feel of ?rater In ber hold. The ?econd mat.? and thret men ?.f th?? orlon were put on board and th?? derelict area towed to tala port, adrara she ar i ?. ? but aight Her Jlbboou, foremast bead, and maln-topmaat with riS' at? ar curi i away. and every .-.piar?? sail is torn and hangln?? In rib? ? - ? ri ry appenrniraa of !? ivlag I?,?? n ri.n to, although her hull appears Util ?lamaged. The veaeal had been I? ft hastily. In the ?vibln was the captala'? watch, ? >m?ii amount ?.f money, and th?? navigation la ? ' ? Prom bee papera II was f mad that tbe vessel area from Tort Johnson ; Halifax, ?rlth 5M tona of eoal con? signed to .s. Cunnrd & Co., of Halifax. The St. I.?nil? I'ollee Ca?e. ST. LOUIS, MO., December R?Judge Edmunds to-day revenad th?? ruling of Judge Murphy, of the ?Our. of Criminal don, m th.? contempt pcoce? Unga : policemen, and ordered tboaa ?? ?.? |M 1. Th ? case grew out of the assault list : ??.? upon a negro prisoner, who ?ran discharged by Judge Murphy and waa at? tack d and fi irfolly b iten by a number Of poll . ? ?? Baa leaving the court-toon?. Judgi Murphy lealtad an order that no poUeenraa carrying ??? . ih 1 weapons should be allow??*. in ii:i upon s rea poUcemsn violating ; 1er they were ?entono ? to twenty five ?lays In Jail for contempt of court. I?e?.uty ????p?? J'litally W'ouihIinI. knox villi?:, TI-.NN.. December ?K? Deputy-8h riff Payne, of CantpbeU county, hid a terrible experience with a m A) of negroes to-day, and was mortally a wanV L Be was ?tklng two negroea from Jelllco to the county J ili at Jacks nboro'. At s Ltlon, near JaUle ?, a large nanti? r of drunken aegro? boarded the train, and seeing two friends under ar ? imawneed M\ a.?sauit on the officer. II? was cut in ?avenu pUera and cannot Uva? Tti aagroee ah ?ecaped. I'rohable ? .??.oli in Election. TORONTO, incomber 24.?Tho Toronto World, ? papar supposed to b?> in the confidence of the government, nays trust? worthy Indications all point to a general election before another Dom.nion i'arlia ment assembles. I a ta I Multili ni; Affray. KKOXVILLB, TKXN.. December R? Iota Oreen fatally ?tabbed Ike Atkins this afternoon. They had previously quar ibout a woman. Atkins was In the custody of an Otflcev when he was stabbed. New M Ine-Hat? Kef used. MASSI ?.?.???. OL December 24.?The g miner? refused to go to work this morning at the ??-cent rate. The outlook for a general acceptance of the arbitrator?' award la gloomy. Last Sunday'?; Richmond Dispatch was one among the best papers ever issued from that office. And riot on?) the Hun Uay edition, but every day It Is tilled to the brim with the latest news and other choice reading matter. If you want to take a Uve dally paper containing all the new? of Virginia and North Curoilna, then subscribe to the old reliable Rich? mond Dispatch.?The Buchanan Manner. Harper'? Basar, gives correct information about fashions for everybody, for 14 a DEPUTIES TO DUEL Outcome of Hot Words in tbe French Assembly. PUNISHMENT OF DREYFUS. Discussion of lb? Desirability of the Death Penalty for ?u? li Cae?? M HI?. PARIS, December 21.?General Mercier, Minister of War. Introduced to-day In tir" Chamber of Deputies a bill providing the death penalty for such military trattore a? Captain Dreyfus. Deputy Jaur?s (Socialist) was delegated by his partyqto demand the abolition of the death penalty In the army. In the course of his attack upon the govern? ment he sail Dreyfus escapead tho death BQBtCBCB because the government feared the consequences of ?v utln;* him. Premier Dupuy reproached Jaur?s for 'voicing the theories of International socialism on a subject which should ap? peal to every Frenchman's loyalty. "You are the Internationaliste," shouted Jaur?s In his reply, pointing to the Minister?. "You favor the Interna? tionalism of Hebrew capitalists, whom yon screen and protect. ' Yet these HeStew capitalist?, whom you adopt as your wards, are swindlers and scamps." The Chamber was brought to a baga pitch of excltcmeat by this harangue. The Socialists cheered apprevtagty. The Ministers Interrupted the apeak? r frequently with their protesta, THE LIE DIRK'T. As M. Jaur?s reached the climax of his chargea, fat Barthoe, Minister of public Works, sprang to his feet, and shouted, "You I?, and you know you I?'." M. .laure?'? reply was drowned In a tumult, which was ?tilled after live min? ute? by the President'? bell. There were many calli for the censuring of Jaur?s, and eventually fat lirtsson, the ????? I Bt, requested him to retract his accusa? tions, fat Jaur?s rafeand flatly. He aras thereat??.:! ceaeured by the ProoktaBt and ? * ? temporarily from the chamber. The sitting waa adjourned In ? -onfn -am. Jaur?s seat his seconda t, it.a thou, and, according to the nrrani?ements made fay 00? Is, the duel will be fought wllh piatola at twenty-live ? The duel was the main topic of discus? sion during the intermission, nnd the deputlea were ?till talking of the proba? ble conditions when the sltting was to BUSBOd. The previous question was demand'?! fay the government as i-oon as the Chamber came to order, and was carried against M. Jmire?'? proposi!. Alexnnder Miller? and (Radical) argued In ? speech on General Meretar*? bill thai extotlng law? would enable the government to : Dreyfus with death? Lawyer Lei (Rep?blicas) denied this. Eventually urgeacy was rol ? on the Mercier bill. GEiiMANVS ANSWER PARIS December M> TheOerman Em fails sued .? n ?te denying th*t ? ti ? anything thai fa id I - r ct or Indir? ; t? lati in to Cap! lie l"? v . us. or ever made aa eft ri t> bave Cap? tala Dreyfus tried "ta camera" lush id of In open court. This Bweeplng deBial is the G nasa ,; ? ernnunt'a answer to the eentenTing ? ' Dreyfus : r the alleged betrs) ? of : : military pi in? : > the Braba *y la Parla, and t.> th ? ???'? el atta ?' 'li'.iti th Embassy ; y the Pai THE DRETFUfl 1" ?Cl'MENT. new vouk, Daeembac 24.-The liarald thia morning prints tho following, spoetai < ibta fr? m Parta: The following ?? i ? text of the docuni'-nt "foiini." it the German embassy, which caused th?? con? viction of Captain Dreyfus: "Havng no n? ws from you, I d? not kn iw w ?.t ? ? do. I send you In the ? ean while f. fl ? f forts. I also hand von prfnelp tl passageo of thing Instruction?. \( you d?sir,? rest I will have then topi 1. ii.iani-nt is preciooa [aetrucUoa be ? only Klven to otllcers of general Btaft. : (Or manoeuvre?." THE YELLOW WAR. One of the Alleged < ondulons of l'en- e De? manded by Japan. LONDON. I ?.??. ml, r ?l? A dhpatch from Pharrgh:?! to th?? Central News give? an extract from an article In the Shang? hai Mercury which Baia: "?'??' of tht? ?in? diti' ns of ?,.?.,,. wild h the Japanese Want to enforce I? a dosa alii ine?? with China, agaiaet European tautueBce. Japaa eleo wish??? to underi ike reorgaalaatton ef tbe Chinese army and n ivy. ani seeks con? trol of t?. Chtaeae '?overnment on the situe lin? s which she attempted In Ko? rea." .IAP. EMPEROR BJUOICsM. LONDON, December M A C Btral Near? Dispatch from Tokio says Um Diet was opened at the capital to-day b./ th r Imperial commlestoB. The >p<>ch from the throne wee read by the Premier, Count Ito. In the ourse of the address th? Emperor Bald: "i bare just instmot ed tbe Ministers to presea! to you th?? iry budget and other Important measures. Our forceo have been vtetO rioua in every engagement and ar?? ateadBy preaetag forward mt> the enemy'? territory, ? em especially grattfled that COld .m I other hard? ships our fores have dtatlBgatobed them? selves by their valor, The neutral power? ar?? more friendly than ever. Our long? cherished aspirations for r?vision of ear treaties have already been fulfill???! with several COUBtrieS, and with others nego? tiations gre progres?les favorably, in View of the glorious situation, 1 trust the Di.-t will work to secure a peaceful and lining termination of our undertakings to a Iveace harmony betwooa government and people." CHINESE MCTINY ??CELLED. London. December 2!.-A dlapateS from Cbee-Foo to th ? Central Neera Bays: 'j'h ? mutiny of chines?? troop ? at Wei-Hal Wei has ended, th?? soldiers' Jemand betag .1 by the receipt of their back pity. _ STORM DAMAGE IN EUROPE. I Inorili on , Lo?? of G? ?,?,? ; t \ and Considera ble tea? ?t Life. the hagle. Deceaabac 2i.-The hur? ricane has caused great damage to ?hip? ping along the coast of Holland. One third of the Schevenlngcii fishing-tl? been destroy?.d, and the E-tnicn 1 tb'ct has been totally destroyed. The loss of pro? perty Is eiioiuiou-. The number of 1??? ? lost la not yd known. IN GERMANY. lkri.in, DeeasBhar 24.-During the prevalence of the gale in Germany ??? dyke at Harbutg broke and i larne area of land was BUbosavajSMt. Many street? In G.esteminde und Alluna were lnuiviit.d. and In Hamburg some of the quays wre greatly damag d. The water l? now be? ing pumped wit by lire-engines. The dam ? the dyke? will. It Is estlm.it 1, reach at least 2CU,000.0f)0 marks IN GREAT PRITA1N. LONDON, D, ' einb. r 21. Report? of Iocs of life and damage to property from the gales which have prevailed for the last two day? continue to come In from all direction? At Glrvan, Scotland, a ahow caravan was caught In a gale and cap Some of the covered van? were set on fire and four persons were burn???! to death. At Ptaetweed, l.anea?hlre, two flshlng-boat? were sunk, and all hands on board lost. The Interruption of telegraph communi? cation with Scotland ?till continue?, al? though th?? win?!? have abated. It I? es? timated ?hat the total loss of life by the storm will rea? h G.?) The Armenian CommUalon. CONSTANTINOPLE. Dee mber St Cbeflk Hey, Judge or the Court of Ces? sation, ani Djelaleddin Rey, of th? Court of Appeals, have b?en oppotB! 1 magi hers of the Arttinl.m osami sa am Ch.-flk Hey will probably preside. They will start for aMaaooa t ?-morrow, and b* si?com p.inled by the delegate representing the French Government. City OITlrrr? Su? for I.lbeL FORT WAYNE. IND.. December M-~ Chauncey II. Oakley, Mayor of Fort Wayne, brought suit? to-day against the Journal Company, Howell Rockiil. and A. J Moneyhaa. for Mbel and I?,** dira> ages. Jemes ?. Liggett, Ih? t? upe ri ?. ten lent of Police, also ftl??d suit for libel and tr?.Oi? damages against the J.nirnal. Both suits ?re be??"l on ?llesed defsme Ban of character conv?ye?l In an urtalo which charae? the Mayor. Hupvrlntendent of Police, and twenty-one pollceasea with, taking brills from policy-shop ';??t>???. The twenty-one policemen have given in? structlons to brini? suit. The Pop??? Christine? WUb??. ROME, December 24.-The officiai Jour? nal of the Vatican pobtlaheg the l'joe'a reply ti the Cbrlstma? congratulation of th.? Colleg? of Cardinal?. H.u llollnuee? ?s reported y.??ter<!ay. dwelt tipon the nwd of recalling the t????'.?? spirit to the armies, schools. parliament??, and cabinets of th?* world. Hi? also spoil? of his Joy In witnessing evldencee of ? revival of religious faith. _Vam? ?Thiirrhlll a Wrerk. 1 .< ?\"!>< >nTi ?eoembor 24?l?rd llan?lolpb Churchill reached the Victoria Statina at 7:30 this evening, li?? looked wretch? ' y 11! II?? was taken carefully frigi Ihn trHln and to his carriage. Illahnp of If erefonl Mr .ml. I .oNlx'N. M - Th?? Klghl Rev. James Atlay. 1). D? br?hop of Hare? fori. Is dead. ^ - ... ? Traar.lv nt a < hi l?lnis? Keunlati. JACKs?)\viLi.i;. FLA., Decetaber '.'?. ? apsettl to the Tim. ?-G?!,ai fr.vm Or? lan I ?, Fla., says: A tragedy to-lay mark??.? the Christmas reunion of* the families of th?? thr a cott brothers, who live near this pisen. The chlllrm found an old pistol. i?hlck was supposed to tt.? unloaded, and were playing ?tth It. ? hi.? ,,f th.m point?? 1 ft?? revolver at little Alie.? pr.s-ott. ag?Nl I y ar*. and polled the trigger. There was an explosion, and llttte Ance fell ?lead, shot through the heart. ? ????.|.ni,.? In filali??. BOISB, IDAHO, D? ? -Tare distinct shocks of eartbqtrake were noticed here this morning, so never* a? to knock the plast.rlni? from buildings. To th? rullile. That slirn pa at) I Bent" an entrinde If th.? St. ?lane bar was put there by e fornrar tenant, without my knowledge 01 ? ?U nt. The bar his nevr bega under my man? ? ;? m? nt. ar I th?? '? tterlng lu ?? . waa not mote distasteful to the pubtl? than t i mys?lf. My attntion was not osile?! to It b) either of th.? BeifOoo*tltut?d guardina th ? ethical methods of slgn-p.tintl:ig In ou city. However, thoy are perfectly welcome I all the notoriety and Mtwfaotloa that m bo ?a????1 by publicly BUbbCBgnU thr.,. ' the columns of the New York I! the ^hit Instant. But It Is ?1 uhtful whether th ? Of rl?h? a ill ? ? more gre upon their pbartaajcal aiders ??t it this ev? ' seas in, Whlc; naera/ea tin? ad, of mm a proclaimed "Peac on ? .?th, and goo! will to all minkliid." Respectfully, OUARUBS ?H'l'KllPY l'KTTIT. 1 ? ?? I lie Modern Mother has found that h.r little ones are luv proved arare b> Bra pioaeaM laaattvajt Syrup of Fitti, when In Bead of the luxa tu?.? sffect of ? genti? nasody, thag Ig any other, ?nd that li is more aceegiabhi to tin p? Chitaren enjoy It, and 11 Ih:ii?? fit* th?in. Th?? true r? mo?ly. Syrup ol . niatini n turod by the Californie Flowers for Clirlitttm?. ir ? ????? weald unk.? year Ckrlstmaa din ?? or ? auquel or itiv < ih? r holiday Baaamon I Bi ii Hist. no. ' ' tensiva greenhouaea are a awaa of Bra rareet and most ox?iuiFitc nowers, and be eaaoot be ex?relled In the .\ ? With which h? decorates either privat? hoaaaa or public hail??, tadaed, he baa long arada a study of thl??. so : I lettff where to ili I ? G. rW< r, S ;? rn, .? ? aim. .g what net hi thirt line ?? < as to i/roduc th?? most nrtls-.ic ? f- -t A? t<> ??ut-flow? ST?, II.immun.I'-? stock ' it'.not It.? ?ur? iti ?tther va. ?. ?. or pt 'usimi. He h .?< the art of t ringinj ? ??? the greateef perfection, sad of wesvlng th? ni, when so desired, into tl.? . autiful d?slgna The American Horn?? Mull ling and Iyiai \ r .-?t.? iii'.iirin all hoi 1 ? Of Its pill-up ?tick ttvil the seint-aiinu.? ?Ilvldend-ch??. ks due January 1, ltfC?, wll be ready for deBvery B?rad?y, Deetrnabn v.. UM, at Bra ? tu el the a aipany, Ne t north ? nth atreet, Richmond, Va. tVhere to Cet l'retty lt<>M??. if you wmt vim?? pretty ran?? far you, wife or le'^t girl ?> to Mr. K. J. Cruw ? rd*a Church Hill garden, Twenty eighth and ? atreeta Be mat an rasan? ant supply of i.autlful flower?, and a re Menante prices. -??l'ini:- ?if tbe York-Klver-l.lu? Steam???? I'lirlflg the I '.? i-iiii ?? Holiday?. The steamers of the Vork-Hlvtr Lin. will omit th?-lr regular sailings from Bal timor.? and WatA Petal on Tuesday, D?* c. mb. r ?>, JVil, Christina.-,? day), ami Tues ?lay. January 1, 1S95 (Ncw-Year'a ?1?>? The atenaaera aalUng from Haitimore ?ii Moetdaye, Decessaci? -?th u:,d Mut. an? from We.-t Point on Wednesdays, D bet astS ?nd .lanu.uy 2d. will make al landing* on the York Blver Une. JOHN m. iii:.\i.u Travelling I'jfsengvr Agent. We Drink t? Their Health. Tho 1'inpatch ta In [.?? ?Ipt ? f a keg ol beer from the Boeaarr ft Kngei i:? Company, and wo drink t.? their health. If the I ??.? I* Cutting Teeth, he sure and use that old and well-tri* remedy, .Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrij for children teething. It soothes the dill?. soft ni tho gums, altuys nil pain, cure wlnd-collc. and Is the best r?m?ly fu diarrhoea. Twenty-five cents a botti?. Wo will allow 4 per cent lnt?rr?t c. money deposited with us, either sjort o long time. Till! FINANCE TRADING COMPANY. Wedding Hou?iu? ts. Plant Decorations Fin?? React?, ' ut-Flowers, Palms, an? Ferns. The latrajaat stock in thin ? tty, a W. A HAMMOND'S. It/7 east Broad street. W? will ktvnel mei? y f ?r Martial liavlai money to lend on real estate or on g** colUterels. THE FlNANi'K TKA DINO COMPANY. .Smoke Holt?? ?',? iinawli k Cigar?. TAYLOR ? BOLLINO ???Mi'ANY. Distributor?. When Ba*>7 was ai?k, we gave her Caaiorts. When she was a Child, suo ?-Tied for ?Joittotie. When ahe became Sisa, tho dun-; to Castori*? When aha had Ctaktrea, Um gave them C?*tw?na ?iiiiiki' Hotel llrunswlck flears. TAYLOR ? ROLLINO COMPANY. Distributors. ?aa? ? Partie? havlne money to lend can fin short- or long-time reti estate notes, wit good rates of Interest, by applying to m THK FINANCIO TRADING ??.?????. fhlllip?' Ulgeet.'de Corea M more delicious in taste and aromo, aad. b it? proceae ? la prepare I, ts rendered root noartatlng and more ?astiy digested taaa j.i other preparation of cocoa or cbooolata. si'11-?N cHAseas or wbavbks caasv. Tares Diseases- There hi a? mora effectual reoic?t tor Coughs, Colds, eta* ibaa b?o*sk Ita;.? cuiALlaocasd. Kokt ouly la bozos. Prato ?.? cents. ______^?____^ N? ?.'hristuia-s and Mew Yew's table ahoeld t witUo?! a buttle of Dr. Hlegatrt'e Avesti sa Hi TBss, tee wtirUi-renowaed appellier ut e?,. ?its Davor, basare of cuuaterfMta ?. l""'S"^W'a?^?????! ? ?iii|i?iiin mi M a um Acuta. WILKINSON -GRKRM.- Manu 1. 1 Washington. D. C, Dev-ember ?. issi, Mi STKl'HKN D. WILKINHON ed M.. LOTTI ? V. URKKN. both of Man.? , Va-, by R?v. Thorns? a Atldlsoii net? of Trinity church. ?