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cciptno stomach doits ; work. ; Koiwi/DrsPEPsiACuraissucha '■
.teDCCS needed to build up the worn out digestive ofgans. - ' " '
Prof J. Ivison, or Lonaconing, Md., says:. "For thirteen
yo&rs .l.. suffered ;: agony: from dyspepsiaVand-ncuralffia of tha *
aomach. 1 tried almost everything and doctor^drugged m ' '
could obtain till I was advised to use Kodol DysWa Cubel '"
o^^^- :reiiC vVIv Vl ' •
Ixarcb 1903, and I have not had a single pain since. It has
completely cured me. I cannot endorse it too highly." ■ :,^ . *
it GSEsfi Kelp Enut-ifo-yeu frodii' ■'
rrtp.redbyHO.BcTVltt&OcCh^go, The C.bottlocofuLlnsast^est^^s^
The favorite household remedy for coupbs/colds; cfou» brknr hi «« ! trri^" J
Xhroat ivn S troubles is ©KjE
t . We thank our many custom- ' / ''. ■>".
" ers and friends for. their, liberal ■ : :
j :^ patronage, &nd- heartily wish' ;
v them a merry^Christmas and a * - -
- ' happy Hew -Year. •■'. .. : -'
«UR ||EALINQS; CUSTOMERS.
Uld Pominion watch
OFFICES : 802 EflS? rgfllff STREET.
■ '.v ■■ ' '-. ' ■ .„" ' ■/■-•■■ ; ;-,oci-Ta,Th&Sim'./. .-"■ •■'•; "•■•.".!\;' : - ■' \ l- I *-.:. ;., ;>,:'.■' r ! •
& WlvGnman^aJga Angeles (Cal.) f ■■ . (TowiL Toplcs .) * \ ,
">T*nen ye kind o'; git 'to* thinkin* / One day. i; met a maiden; she: was happy,'
' You're the whole endurin' thing, : . blithe and gay - -
VCYieri ye think th^world-must. have ye- f stopped her; said I: ".Tell W whither
a Kit* must have a string — ' goe«t' thou ' to-day?" ' -
Th / n - i^.fiEi^ : isl^' dOd£ ? n '" She smiled, and to ; my.Jquestion gave re-!
An begin t looit.&roun,— .. ; pl y ,^j t v. childish srlee
'C^£hc*:srTF*^in^ltyQ • " To fcch* fo?^maSimony,'' £ aid this
That'll surely take ye down. ;- - : merry maid to me, , .<-,. " - ■
When ye git t'livin' reg'lar •":- f --.- -. . : - ■' ' " .' ,' . '
Way up in th' upper air, 3' 'A-year: elapsed;- again" we met- upon, the"
"An* when folks without no field-glass selfsame spot. . : ; '
Couldn't sight ye anywhere, She still- was happy, blithe, and gay,. for.
Then it's time t**git yer parachute Time had, changed her not.- ■- ;: " ;
And see't it's woriin' right. '■ My query I,- repeated: ; "Whither goest
yo glance t'ward terrj T finny, . thou ?'r . asked I."
Pickin' out a place*t" light. : "To court,; for alimony," was the ma
>Caase most folks Is lots like worter- : i : / tron's glad>eply. ,: ■ . <
Finds their- level-. oQT an* on; ~~ ~ -..-■ r~~"r ~~" . . , '
Though they 'vaporate occasional. OLD PAPERS FOR SALE;
'An' we. wonder where they've gone; ,I~l'. at'" : ---«.-..
"Jut they're bound flight back somehow— - 15c PER HUNDRED '
Fog. er rain, er coolin'; dew— .. \\ ' ' nt the ;A
'tn* v.-hen I say folks, I reckon '- . - t>t^t>atv>tt rvTnrrrT? -'•~-"
Thafs includin'. me an' you., I .DISPATCH OFFICE. . ,
CAlvf'T TOOL OLD SANTA CLATTS c
'/|ar.~ J^^'a^b,]: comeYfcere . an* get in bed! :If sees; them ■ ,
pnadiy-ie^toe'^isMTr^jit^stocian' ain't yours. v — Adapted From ,Xlfe.. ; ■.-•';..- -
-' ' r . —Chicago Tribune.
_1~ S2BOTG ;? eEITEE^TIOI^:;
THE EIGMOITO^M
SIS 498
pave BeenlEdhti^M
IlKon-lGentunies. Wli
fj^a=^-- - - . : ,-•„--!■, w. i
„.. Sir. Frank O. Carpenter :writ-'5; the-fol-"
llowing letters; from * Singapore^ Strajt3|of
|f|if BaJ]ed| t !oiyTtW£l"days 6 albnglthe^|coast
|of |Suin&tra,'- In ] ! coming- to \ Sirigapore^.Ttie'
[Jslandpbeloivqs .ilmo.st ontiroly tbl^the
SButch7^b^tT'iti ; hasKvMt^tract3pstill^in|
; hablted*jby2 "sayagS,^ _aiid ; JaSlargo"fsectlQn!|
, whi ch i th c ;Du tch ;: h ave ; beeii £ tryingjf for,
|years Slto'.V- sii bduei t -^ D uring ■? rnyjj! .cony eraaj
E tlbn ¥3kl th^tiii'e^^^^rnor-General?f of Jtlie
Indies >he^ referred^ togthis
-warT ands pdlnted ; .-- out A. the; - Provirice^of
Achin on.the m"ap...ltillcsfJitUherextreme'
i northern I part ' r 6f.; Sumatfa^aSidlis. inhabited;
:by Malays; who^areo better!? fighters ifand
:more ; rebellious •th"an.ourTown i Tagalos. '
A ? In ; Achin'; every Aman 5 1st a;^ soldier.l ; imd
? every; village j has ■ itsVarmy ireadyi f drrserf
Ivicei; inlitimejsofjvwar.v;i: TlieX peoplollhaye
ebeenl fighting? foreigners^ forAhundredsi'bf
years. '■■'■'.: Their HW&si one v/.0f.-ithe
first in this region 'to ; - be ' discov-
i ef ed^i V by ; X white^ ' "rabn.%' \ '; Marco £Pblo
-visited .; it: in : 1291; n/andy about^^the 'time
" of ithieV discovery of' America another
■. European: ' landed ithere'j and "Ayrbtefof fits
• peppeivf aloes'; and. silk.; TQueen; Elizabeth
; madeta .■ treaty ';. with c ; its I SultapJ-Tand ;'cbri£
rsiderable trading 0 .was % done .vjthel
country ; came: into ; ; the :■ hands of
Dutch. - - -•"
,■..--. VWAR OR, CENTURIES. -. . . -
From time to time ithe- different": foreign
nations 'tried .to'subduethefAchinese/ibut
they fought them one after; another: and
"at:the:end: of jfive^cehtufresJarejstillf.un^
■"conquered; '"f^'AireaO^irife'ißtitch/shavejlost'
about' 10,000 men; in; tryingj-tojcontrpltthem.
; ah'd : have i spent, :i It "is-saiap mofe^than ;555,-;;
000,000. ••; They -now .; 'havq i-an^ army ■in;; the
• field'agajnst them; : and ; although stheyjpos
■ sesspa Tpart; of 'vthe^coast ; they:- are >.no
: nearer Vcoiiquering : tnern-Hh~an>they^ were
: a !; generation. "ago... ; The :' country ;\ of ■>: the
i Achine'se \ Is -about -' as ; large „ as :West..Vir
ginia: ; ' It ?. contains 'i rich V pepperi 1 : districts,;
Jandjhas: also, it f ;is .said, : ; ;ihuclv-sold ; -and:
'silver; Its] people : are \Mbh~ammedans ■ and
they:use the Arabic 'characters in; writing.
They: are said;to:be>treach*erous,'v.but'Of
late years, -.; on ; accountj.pf : -the iwars, •no
- one has been able'., to -travel ; among; them;
■:^ : The greater ;part:oiE; Sumatra" is :prac-": prac-"
tically - unknown ' and,;!.' still; • it ! ' is i qne">j of
'the v richest- Islands of the Vfarj East: -It
.has enormous- tracts -of ; fertile':; soil,;: and
'■it -produces pepper; coffee","; and !rice in vast
quantities.^ It , is : ' ; the ; largest ''-. 'island 'of
the with the exceptions • of Borneo,
ICew." Guinea, : and, : perhaps, ;. Greenland .; It
is : longer tlian from :-New-,Tork;, to v Chi-
cago,: and : in ;; one : place =as -wide : as : f roni
."VTashington to 'Albany, "'d. Its .area \ls i f our
.times, that of Ohio", plus '(■■ that : : of iMassa^
. chusetts. :It Is \ sii land^bf mountains !; and
plains.! Along' the fwest^i coast -there': are
peaks from two ., to "three" miles' in height,
.while : . oh \ the east opposite >this town;. of
Singapore there'is a vast! plain; : mucluqf
which is under^ water"; during^ a : ,part rbf
the .year. ;'; ' This*; Is ' especially '= so jof the
• liampongs, " • th e V province "?, nearest - - Java.
! The word Lampongs nieans . vbobbing -in
the water. : Here' you can"; travel 150 miles
over" lands . almost perfectly ; level, ; and
then^ by going thirty : miles j further ;• reach
the!;tops of peaks,; which are; ; two; miles
above the -!sea. ; "* ; ,: -: : - :.;.'::>■' „ ■ : '
.-.-.. ' COFFEE AND.TOBACCO. ;
The very best -of bur Java coffee; comes
from SumatraL This ;sta tern ent \ l [ made In
my coffee letter on Java, and .the informa
tion cariie to me from- the "cb£Eee exporters
at Batayia. ; There : is "a- town called i Pa-;
j dang about the; centre of the west coast
of Sumatra, which is surrounded ; by cof
ree plantations; " : and there : are ; other re
gions ■' in. which the .. berry; grows well.;
It is "cultivated- in . the -mountainous dis
tricts;.the Arabian plant being used.^- The
exports are large, , and : the, most of * them
go to the United: States/; The.methods
..of .".cultivation are : about "the -same. as. in
;Java.- ; ;:. ..:'.' - ; :' .""■. . : .-: U vV.-: ; !' : '-^^-" :^
■ ,The best tobacco- lands areon the north
.side of : the Island. . ! Much is' raised .about
: the Dillj on.th'e ' Straits; of .Malacca.-':. The
leaf is especially valuable : .for! '-wrappers,'
■ the .best of • the product" going' > to \ Europe,"
and I thence to Cuba, .where : if is ; used; for
: . the finest' of Havana : cigars.-; The exports
.of tobacco " amount to ; about 1 $15,000,000 : a
pij— has paida'diyideridof ;75 per cent." per
: annum/ for, twenty-five years;.., This is the
- leading: tobacco ; companyrof ~ Sumatra. ;
! • THE LAND OF PEPPER.:. "
It is alon g : this , same i coast that • pepper
' Is found.; , Sumatra - ; raises v.more ; pepper
than - any other ? island^; of : the world;; and
"it: has- been raising: it .for; centuries. 1 ;/.' It
was the.; trade in spices^which' brought
the Dutch to 1 the far East,' andl a .large
part of i. their; first: pepper ■ shipments .were
froni Sumatra, - although Vlhey: got -some
.from : India. /. They! lbst India through 'the
of the"; pepperjtrust. ; ; About
> the :' time V!of : ;QueenvElizabeth!!ithey • had
settlements both 'in 'lndia -and j^n : : these
Islands, and: were ; , doing ..most of ; the
carrying tradeVof this' part-! of : the .world.
They then sold itheir /p'epper; :; at r75 cents
a pound , ■ but;! trust-like, • as , they,; had the,
"monopoly, thought 'they: could;; double the
■price; water their stocks,. arid still declare j
- big; dividends. ! '.- The ; English ; merchants;
-however;; objected to" paying : ?l-50 a-pourid;
and -:' organized ■: thejrX anlous -■ East ' -India
? Company, which- drove Uhe<l)utchlout of (
iHindoostan; and'.gayej India; to"; England;;;
-i Here" in I Sumatra.Uhe -~ putcti j'still • : own
pepper pla!ntations.- ; -.-The^ SultanYof JA'chin ]
i has his pepper : districts* ) and n ; in; the Lam
"pongs;" there --' are : other "« pepper, -estates
which yield well. v In' ;a.;good.;year:Su-;
i tnatra: exports in the^neighbqrhood, of ;400; 7
: 000 pounds, ! or about- two" thirds . of i all \ the
■■rpepper; that" tickles; the^ palates iof;huinan
• kind.
;"Iv have "made some; inquiries::as tor the
pepper business; and fas ■! far- as I : can learn
:it iwill' pay the ' Agricultural % Department
- to Investigate it f ori the Philippines. ■ Mm
l flanao and '■' the I Sulu ; f • ar ch.ipelago ;- have
fplenty- of ! land .. suited .\to.»ithe ;.• crop; /and
the moist, ;warm" climate -.there} is just
right for it. . • '': <
■f'.Tho "pepper :"grows}!upo.n r ibushesv which
" rise ; to : a, height of 'i from ; to ; thirty^
' feet. The plants -are set out; fromjeut
tings so ; near.; tbgetherlthati one -acre
: - bear 2,500 ;j plants: ~R ln :?.;•; Sumatra^ y where
• wages are perhaps ' a\ little : ; lowerA than , in
the ■ Philippines;" it^ costs'jonly! §20 -toj bring
; ah'- acre • of f pepper, J plants! .'. into
sand"after.ithat^it]lSfSaid|the;p'epper,from
SoTybu; see l] the :profits: are eribrmous. ;;; The
plants^ begin::;to ftbear^at^three^ years ;■; in ,
j some ? regions/ /and - in ; some ■it takes -, f rom ;
' five Ho eight! years i for!i them; to ? reach full s
;- maturity,^- after .they^will^ produce;;
" frohiv; ten?! to ;!fifteenu yearsj; longer, g;. The ;:
1 ipeppert is in.:!the £ formWofj;berries;?.whichJ;
|'are ; first-green^ahdv;thenfred,^and ; lwhen^
1 J'ripe' are ; yellow;- ; .They ; arei picked [as they/ ;
libegin^tosripen;:andidriedjon;mats-fintthe;
I open air; The \
v!white? c pepperais-> made : by v^washingSand,,
rubbing the black berries and ■ -;• drying
them infthc sun. " "" '
•-.;..=". AMONG?THEvBATTAKS;"-. - \
f Sumatra' are ' in *^he ■ land; of ; the' Battaks/i a?
\ vast tribe- of ■semi-savages ;!who' live" in \ the^
hills ; south of
?Malays;)ihtermixedmlth*pyala^of*Borneo^
-and .wiUi^Hindobs." ! ,They J are^-^efitlian^
"our Filipinos;: : ; r darker;::sinv: ; ,complexibn;i;
itand^more^heavily-h^r^d^sManyioffthemt
' haye ' beards; ! In | ithp ; wilder ; pqrtiorisgof g
Ithefcountry^th'ey are very savage"; , and
'cannibals" arelfx>und^ThettpenaltlesSfor§
• certain t crimes ; are | thatjthe fguilty-2 shall 5
lbelclit'i^iecesa^dvbei^tenfaliye^.These;:
|pr^ctlc^sjphqwe^r7^preyail|^yjyft!the!|
! back : T dlstrictsrSlThose? Battak^lwhb | have^?
fcohiel Iff cpntact^thltHejputchrareJsemir; \\
fclvflized^andrmanylojjthe^canireadfand^
twrite;STh«^haAreJmi^^ ;
own and write upon palm leaves- instead )
Coflpaper." , r?OM \
§4Th'e l Battaks % are|Pagans,t h ut ; 1 1 doubt «
!wheth"ef}n^ssiqnarle J s:,would^b \
I'th"in^'misaionary^or^dls^b's^tihjß|Tia| I
IttyesßlSon^TbfJthe^^ \

a- creator, a preserver, and a • destroyer, j
LTheyl- have a'so a touch of HindqblsmT I
: Thejci ' are^pn M « thjelwhplfi;^lla!an'd?p*eace^ |
fa*le,fKospl l taWe^^|ver^^^F|€^^^{l
■ ; ": - ; : ■:-::! j!v ?;;■.' :; ; '-c-r : V- ■'■'.:^\^y^ r 4^'-yi-'-'\^'i'^ : 'y'
MTheir?Piu^l^jStni}^le^[email protected]
the Foreign Invasion of Suma-.^
■-• ; ; vDutcli^6;;tlw;l3lah{ls!'of tne ;-
■ .
: ibfou'ghtlto'Batavfa by a recent traveller
flnfthaf; country; I am surprised "at -their
] looks. 5 They liave better forms and-fea^
luffeisthan^thelJavanese;^
|^^.t^TpuH^girls^e&j^gjfeatjd&l|pfv
jewcirj — every , maiden > carries her whol<
fdowry^ bnl h'erJpersonl^Her;;armsfMejc~qv£
fered(withlbrdce^etsffr6m'\her
'shoulders,"and in-licr ears rtru buttons
|Endlhooks''of silver and gold.
fgS.Some girls have' high "ba^kv con iv plated
slwith?gqlds I with?gqld, s r r andfsqme chave >' sarongs ifoffsUk
|intej"woyen^
|rated^ithjsm'all{coi)^;f[ltllsjnb^^^
: mon for fa'wbmaii itt|coyer|toeVivhblelnp£
! \ per jpartl oft h er^ persqn^ithj sHyer|dbllars, B
sbegjrimng^with^a:^
|running|infcqjicentricjrqws!fdq^
'I'depth's "■* o£ '; a ; !yery^^decoletteiVdress^gllam
|f toldithat] some (of Jthe .women silver.
'■ i ; nail tectbrs;^ such \ as ; are lused | bygthe^
Jchinesejfandftha^
! Jandtif:old!;iand ; - ; silver buckles -to £ fasten
;:their^aron SS . ■ ' „'.
kj>. Marriage' is j largely : a; case of i courtship
[.(andilbyelin^many.partslbf'Sumat^
lthV:daughtersJhaAre>to!be>bqug^
from:, the parents. -ThisMpur^
chass •!';! is ,':l : secret", -'.:-,; but r it? is
ineverth bless, ! and ; is "always insisted -upon
■|unl ess -."th c ; girl- is :!bld ?andithe'Tpro spectlye
'husband : has: little.^Thenihe may^belta^en
!' into^theTf a mily> of ; : his } -bride -with ' no} pay£
1 ment iwhatever;^
/eVer7jthetrcerem6ny,'is'?rdifferentsfrom^the
iregular!>m^'ria!ge^cefemohyharid£the^h
>band > sl-'rightsTafeValsql;din'erent.i§He;>be--'
- comes,: in>^ sricrt,; ■ tlie ; slave' !■ of A the
iparents/?and';hisvwife^is^his;'legal-;bqss;
should;; get; tir edl»of ;his 'position j he
■ m i'ay f apply v f or j a divorce;-; but >thej;iWife
;keep^7thegpr6perty!3aridSthe/childfen;j!<:;^
*} : .:~<;>>- : :j: THE -.WOMEN;: RULE.' - -
'• : Indeed;:' .'-.i'there ;.; is ; .; a| part "v 0f .,; Sumatra;
,where^the"wonieh ; afe;said<to;be;[the:real
;rulers^;^Thisi ; isV.in^thecirmiddle \of Athe
island; . in ■; a ': par t !. of . v the ...country ~ seldom
i p erietr ated' by .'.travellers;;;^ There % the riWq
:• mem haveVmorej prbperty.i rights ithanviJae
'men.- If / ."a •; man -;dies : ; his^ ; possessions^gq;
! : tbVhis'; father; arid; mother, : :butV if :sthe^.wo-!: s the^.wo-!
;mari,diesiher; ; property:-: goes ;;tqj the
nieh; give -their
to '! their "wives;; and ;fesult;ls
-; that Jmost , of "the xweafth; : of itlie tribetis
fowried' by ■!the';wo^eri.:;!!Th'e husband Jean
;divorce!-lus"; wife' whenever!"; heA'chbbses,'
tbut ; he • must - allow- hereto skeeplthe'' prqP^
erty: Irif.her^ possession; ;.;Forf this;-rea!sqn
there 0&; few/divorces, ■ and the .people ;are
I ; said -ioybe^ "uncommonly moral. :
!?^Theyl!^e^%enerally^mqribgamists,":^not-J!
i ; ; !; their /. ;• Mqhammed anism;;
Several!: familiesV will; of ten^liyev intone ]
j!hbuse;. If 'adaughter'gets'married'a-riew j
Ladditionas' built bri : at.'the":back,Vahd in]
! thisishe-liyes'arid brings |!up;her:childreni.\
! i The ; various Vadditibiis .• can : , be^ recbgnized
fbyithe pron'gslwhich"; extend -'up from'Hhe
[ ; i oof ,': and*, you ! see ' sqm etimes', half '3. ' ■ dozen
['houses" so joined together.
• . In T soiri c villages ) there \ are ■ houses : some
what 1 ike the ! club houses of New; Guinea;:
1 In 4 the: Lampongs; even:' small rPlaces have
; their ; town ; halls, -where -the men;"! women;
; "and ,'childreriT meet together! and .where.'all
I business is : done. : ,y 'About \ these ithe
I ;peddlers .. arid;-:marketme'n j collect, :■ story.
I ' tellers ; stand and sing but .their- tales.fand
: here 'dancing ! is : soin etimes ; held, ,' lasting
: for 'several.' days :andv nights: ":! . .■:: .
'■■;;!■ ";: A NATrVEiyiIiLAGB. ; \ !:.:-";!:-:
'■' '•■■: I have talked?.with : the jDutch officials
1 \ about the : towns "of Suriiatra." ; -The" natives
U nearly/ every where slive -in % villages ; and
■ there ; are only 'a if ew: cities 'of • any; sJze.J; I
;havetalready:;spoken ; (of Padang; ! This ;is
the: ; capital "of j.the 'west : coast. ; It -has
about 25,000 people; i and v of 'these -about
. 1,700 1 are : Europeans. r The : province %■:. is
ruled ; by "the -Dutch and vthe'^own .-has
many f - beautiful : Dutch^ .villas;.-, somewhat
. like :- those ; of ; Java. - Many also '■ live jin
bungalows, ! constructed! |qf 4 'wood-;. /and
ibamboo, with the several feet above
the ground; Some of the^villas'are robfedj
Kwith vthatchVof ?tapa. leaves. „ '> . ' ..-.-."V/ " : l
j- - The!- natives- live in . : thatched • huts >with
'curiously, pointed rbbfs.': '.Their i houses .are
shaded, by I cocbariut-trees.v'-; arid Padang l
makes you \ think fof ;an ■■■■ Immense I park
with ;;. these r'curiousy houses ;. ; scattered
j.thrqugh - it. -The- town W is. : close to ; the'
vmquritains -,. and it ;is:r' said -.to^be !; very
!healthy;;.lt7is(not'!ifar;;from:{coal-fields,
which are connected .with it '-by: rail! C;,
."/Not? far .from... . Padang is' -...Berikulen;
'which .was once the -English capital of
Tcbuntry;- : It has 12,000 people, but^lsfnbt
prosperous. " Dill is >: the ! Dutch 'capital "qf
!theieast ; :coast.;-It;is at' the 1 mouth-: of ja'
'river on 1 Malacca Strait,' just a little ;below s
Periang.' > Here ithe Dutch" civil ! and *.mili-_
tary rofllcials = live;, as .well ; as; many. Euro
pean -! merchants, ! making a .very .'pleasant
foreign i colony. ;: Dill .is laid out in : modern
style,.its -'streets -being:, lighted by..Selec
ltficity.:,*, If <has ,'. two T banks,;! .two ;gqqd
■ hotels, :tWoclubs,\;av. racing -association,'
and > ',many;:chinese;g'Japanese;;;lndians,.
Malays and Kling business -houses. --It 4?
the centre of !the tobacco exporting trade;
arid it? imports ; a*' great ; deal Jof rice . from
the "Strait: Settlements." ,
THE LARGEST CITY.
-' -In Eastern-:Sumatra:-is...the ; !lar"gest;.city':
of the island.V ; It : is;kriqwn as;Palembang
and^is-the^capital^offithe^residency^of
thatmame. ■■ it has ; aipopulatiqnlof "about
160,000,'--: and- has • considerable ; export f and
'import tradeiwithS Singapore; vSiam, :. ; Ba
; tavla;>' : - ■an'd'^ChiriJu-.'l^ltv has; a> European
■"qu'arter;;!with!.ithe^sual,:assortrQent-tof
I clubs",;! business !; hquses;'^; etc. : "l; Th e'% people
are largely: Mohammedans; ; and .it ■?. has
one : mosque, i floored I with! marble;:;which
has a minaret ; 100 , feet - high. . _ ; -. ; ;
;';; ';! The l- Dutch ! have; appUed; the^ same*gov
fernment! iri : Sumatra \ as' ; to [ Java, ,biit their
rsuccess'- in- controlling the people hag-been
i fa.r3grea.tef- in ; the' latter]: island.;^: The ; Ma>
■-lays^bf.'Suniatra ; are -.more. .wild "and" say
! age?, than" the j Javanese."- -:,. Many ; r qf r. them,'
I liket the • Chinese,';: refuse ! to .be j controlled,*;
I arid:! there';! are Vfrequeht!: rebellions; ';'j East^
I'!I '! em' Sumatra? is (still (diyided-; iiitq ;a; hum
. ber,-: oorf r semiTindeperident . v States, ; .'each
?ruled!:byVits":'bwn : ;-Prii^efbr^chief^ ; ;iWhb
'-. may ! be ■; called : Sultan,^ Ra jah^ or.: Dattb:
These rulers':: are assisted -by .... the; Dutch
officials,"! andvas ; far -as possible'- the gov£
i ernriient \ is carried {on t through i them; j The
a co'mjtVat rDilij.and-' also
4nativev^ourts?elsewh > ere. : ;^The!vmost^to{j
i pbrtarit ".' cases ; are taken ; ,tb*; Batayia ; to : be j
itrled,v;and - matters Vbf ; nbte ; :"ar e ■; referred;
to: !the^ Governor-General:!; of Dutch]
"East Indies Vat -that -point.
s>/liandß \ may;be "; leasedjbf | the 1 Princes :f or ;
/a ; certain; number/ of . years] aid 5 labor ] may:
4beshired:>!underlfcertairivcoriditlq
r;laws':requlre":thatUhe!wagesmustjbeVpaid^r ;laws':requlre":thatUhe!wages mustjbeVpaid^
Ibylthermontlrarid ; !ttiatlthe'employer i must
' furnish.? his ;, laborer s\ with ? medical :■ atterir
?dance s aridj f io'bdvvvh'en j!they ;(are '; sickvSfAll|
% land I contracts Ito I ■Europeans: are j subject
o£ .thei resident; Dutch^GOTg
?ernbr^ilahd v i rniningi contracts ;have !to <;be
fapprqyedJb^XthqiDutchTGqyernor-Oerie^^
•^InlnearlyjallCthe 'prbvirices^therputcbl^S
; lect : the; customs duties and;ordinaryjrev|
enues.
p^^^GOIiD|ANI)SCOAL Oil*
■~~ : I have not been - able to discover, riiuch
% as:";toSthe t riiUieralv|wealth^qf | Sumatra^
I Gqldf a^df silverf sfr^
ith^l^ountrsr^h^s^a^Moimt^Ophir^but 1
|whether*its riame'ihai; any thing -tofdotwUti
Ittie'tgoldYof jOp^hir>lfd'ojnbt;knpw??!tTh'ere'
fare| gold-fields 'abqutq Padariglwhichlhaye
ib"e"ens|nqted|ff^r7fc^n^ries3^^^
Imineslin: other!; parts ;'of the!: islaridvwhictf
I are]stllls ln|op€iatibri:^iTheres isfsbme |tiri":
f^ong^tfefcqast"?^)r!|'ffies;.^frait«asdf there!
:'ar.e cbpperVmines near 'th"e>Merapj.^ypl£
cano. Iron* has 'been? smelted • for; centuries
ihyjceftalnlof Jthe|^^trjbes;^aridfthere|are;
fcqal-oilL|fields^ whichl| are ?^the|*sburce^6f
|much"fspeculation in the «toek markets
of the various parts "of the far East.
jThere i t- one oil region known as^thje
»liangkat'< which !- ih made fort"m.-? on
paper -for the foreigners 'in . Shanghai,
but "so". far a? I c-.xn !'"arn no great quan
[tltyjlof petroleum has yet coma from
k*™^- -„ "•-., '^M
Araong, the richest mineral regions of
this part of tho world are those on some
of the smaller, islands about:- Sumatra. ! I
ip"assod\the> lsland? of ,-B.anka "in coming; to'
I Singia^qjre^^ThisTlslana^isi separatedlfrqm r
.Sumatra, by the Bankal Straits.':® Alm'oSf
. „.., ... j. .v...... . > •.>...'., .j.". . .:.. v ......
IBBBAT?J9.^^SGBliriß^Oß l^iiiiii'it^»lJ?sA©*
| Y|SHO(^IPJEIKS»^g 1
i>c;4jito ijie unfavorable weather B. try's
outfitting'" establishment, It •MalH'-^and
rEJteyenthV streets; a. was 'jfallSda^
|yest»da^a3idliWtil'|afiat^hoiuJi^thej
jeyening£.^th!hoUda^
ladies^ were at nearly ail times in tho
majority. <(
- The articles this firm are showing; for.
£he)¥sj>,TcVmf^
:ness^or| gifts |las /well' as' the^reascnfible;
r pric"es^at which they are offered, ar-i-'ap-
Ip'eallngfi^toS-jVrlVts sisters, < 'daughters/
friends, :<aridi) sweethearts .of .the men. to
: an Junusual .;extent.i;siThis; alirgo'esitoj^h'cn?§
Jthat fin.en; afejpractical .fandla^P.re?;
ciate more even gifts qf_\*aftectibn' of
! ing! Gowns;! BjLttf'Rbb^
;Smqking|Ja'ckets,f,is^rientall^?go^^
@§uitlCa^s7|Hatfßo^s^CJUb|Bags^|and;
!TrawilhTg rTruritoshayejbeen"sefflr Trurito s hayejbeen"seffl
;ly^fq^'thejpalsi^eek:fbrrso^butsfrqmvthe.; ly^fq^'thejpalsi^eek:fbrrso^butsfrqmvthe.
Cwfldemesi^offsMtffa^
Leather.!; Goods", and Trunk Department;
(Basement)vorie;mayEUli be confusedt.by
j^e?greatSassbrtrrierit. ;^ -":;-• \" ;\ ,
gig Besides ? Bath^ Slippers,^ House I Slippers;;
;Rich'| S^r^f^RamJSCbats>|Ali^er3, s |Tuxe|
; dos.-Si Full SDress '£ Suite, r >^qJJs^arid|iUm^
■ brellas; ! tfere | are s hundred^ r qffqthirlac-^
fceptable fgiftTartlcles ? on3 every!" hand. ■■ . •
Barikal is 3 abqutSh^lf i^igairi % as i|large|ias
: Pqrtog Rico Cand Irßilliton §"about r(brielf and
bnj^h'&f^time¥|th'e|sizeXof^RJ^de}lsladd^
Both jithese^islarids S havel|en^mqus } ;| de
pqsiteSofatiri;"|their;foutputyambuntirig!;to
several ■(3;mUllonV-;dbilarsV'-v'annually.^^Tlw
mines ; are a ■monopoly! of the Dutch^Gby^
ernment/^hich^wbrks '£ therix^yrlthi Chi-g
nese] cheap I labor.! Much : of -the Ltln^ls ! al^
luvial ; jit? is^washed ; out * and jt smelted; jby
:!th^Chlnese;^Th"eTchiefitqwn^
iMuntokTi^which^ is :; theTseatl of ithe? Dutch
; Government: ' ; It" is Ja\ 11 ttleTcity|'of|4,ooo;
*andi islai pbrt' of tcall if or|^utcKtste£umers
betweeri-Batavia^arid '"Singapore.
COtOti POPPING.
HowYon'ng Girls May! Give an En joy^i
X:.^ery-^enjbyableKenterta'iimentJis'"i:a
\corrii popping.' -r One s.was^giyen'f recently
..-' .by-itwo% resourcef ut girls Itb^thehrJ^ub!.
;Fo^%th"etiriyitatiqi^Uhey^m^e^Wers|of
! dark-browriipaper.^On-;the^nn^^leayes
; were '.\ 1 ettered; the : J_nyitations,'j'oii* the^cov-!
! ers !! of < which * were« painted % snqwy^white
:pops"riierrily !<tibppirig'Ttt^bugh^tne!jahv
: The they
removed! the!:;harigings, ; ;bilc-a^bracvfretc/;
! f rbrii the .club" rooms? and t-ttiein.
with cornJ:; Xiongfstalks ,!were !groupedi in
;; the \ corners': aridfa i f ririgej bf 'corn s of
tfe"rent[colqr's!was:strungXacross;theiwiri|'
: dow> f rariies 5 and :i doorways". <^ SmaE;. rings
vwereVscrewed?^';ittfei l stoekKe^^|tßgJ'^^
-ears^ofi"cora^tb;:fscm^te¥tfelstringing.
; Corn r; stalks/; baskets;^ arid; : ears -of corn
: were V. arranged^ in>i!pariels S on!- the;;.walls,
; arid"^ ; !anTe"specially; elabbrateionel put;- over
Hhb r mantel3Thermembers?fqupd baskets
. of Y; ears "-of .%-p.pix 4 corn ; :^d^rcorh-poppers
> awaiting!'; therii ; ! ? .by " the ■? open : :. fireplace;
! They;! were Kiriuch^ mystified Jby,;, the] tables ;
\ cbveredl with i oilclothi andU the jr array/Jbf
dishes ; andlkitcheri^utensUs. v. Aprons and
; : sleeves " : were = put onf arid % the :; fun^ftbegan;!
The corniwas shelled- '^and each^riiember
took turns? in? popping arid^then -. sugaring
'orlTsaltirig^'and! buttering.-, the;:: cqrnM.The
vriiorei ambitious^: bf ithe ; cbnfectioriers^cplf
ored .their, pops ;pink; aridj made lttieiri; into
I balls. :i : Then ■ allvhelped ? tbl make "{faolasses:
i pop-corn vbarsv'S "While ■"thejwbniaiif; hired'
:for i !the:cevening!'cleared ;up; and ;got:;the
i^upper/^th'eVclubv.play.ed^aigame^qfrrMssi
;!lrig.,wqrds.^;^'The;qld(.Gefinanlbegged:nie;
! to ; buy;s a ';■ buncli!v'bf ".' ."! 'l ,'Xas 1 it s - was =.the
Kaiser's birthday,": headed ■the-list !qf . sen-^
! tences. '■" : .was !,the '-? £ missing
'word ; '■-. all 1 the "; missing. 'words"; began i with
;'cqrn.-v Thet prizes : . were .corncob ■ pipes ; arid ;
! cbrricbbt candlestick¥Utied?.^th^thef club
: colors : and cornshuck- dolls; ;r Supper was
?sefved::at?sriiall|:tablei¥andy«msistedigqf
?chickeri"- s tamales, : fcafeXfrappe;Jand: : cakes. 5
vrvThe)cafe:<frappes,.was*i.yery --;inuchj|en^
/jbyedv' i :;ltWas^madeVby^ra^.;yery.^stiriple
; recipe^he i quart "of • strong jdrippe'dj cof-*
"fee to ' a' cup of : sugar. vi.The I f rappe : had^all/
the ', fragrance: and?, strength , of .■ thelcqffee;
. which is : no t \ th e ' cas eiwheri *• 1 1 jls r- -made]
:With"> boiled > or,.; not V freshly^ prepared sebf-*
vfee;!;twhen ithe jcoffiee^as : cool; and^the
sugar ;!thbrqughlyj 'dissolved 'Jt - o was : frbzerul'
\ The 5 f rappe "was ; servedi in jglasses '<withY a
1 generous % spoonful «? ef i ! : ', cream; ]
.The ? crea^Lwas[swe"eteried; I (flaybred;^thj
lemon !'! arid ! chopped -ginger
: stirred through! 1 it. ftThe ! recipe ! for the ; lit-.
; tie ! cakes is las follows : z One-half a cup of
butter; :orieicup^of-<pbwdered
cupsSof ;-flour,:iqrie-half ;{a .cup :;of Oriiilk.;
Cream v the? butter,^ then ;;add^slbwly' the
Hhe ' riiilk ? arid?the : floury al^rnately, ibeat-^
:iri^;uritiiaight^;Dl^de".thelbatter J ;in|half,;
! ; flavbr:brie Vhalf • stirj orie^
fourth^ of - ! aicupTbf Tnielted • sweet ;. chocolate
Jaiid v a' ; pinch?- qf* cinnamon yin^theabther;:
!! > Spread aithiailayer^qfj. batter^pn^Qie-bo^
- toria- ! of • an ■' iriver ted:?pan\wiJJi -. a%pallette^
knif cVU r Sprlrikle^with •> finely^ choppedLv; al-;
)-morids^and s bake^infa";mqderateVoyeristill
: dorie,>but';nqtibrowri;^C^t|inlipieces|twp:
!wide'and'three ; lqrig.^ljetithe'paris
*.c6ol : ;be'for'e:;spre^^s^ith;ianoth6r_-.layer.
of 'batter. -
'■■'■■■■ Wediling: 'Couple :
. . ,- 'B'riciLAs.
fi i SCOTIjANb ;/ NECKiv N.
1 23 —(Special.)— Yesterday ,'j at I the"; home -i of
'rEidef^W.^F^i Staten; ; !i Miss
\ was i marrledi tb;;Mr^ E^ J-t Prbctqr/^bqth^
fof I Scotland^ NectSi"; Thai marriage rwasra
quiet * one/ only; ai few? friends 'Of ; the
f tractmg^parties^knbwing [of ' it^untiP after,
;-tb« v?c^emqny;v;^lri"!;th«v ?c^emqny;v ;^lri"!;th« Valfterncon tth©:
"bridal :: couple > drove"* f romj^town^to : :Lthe
residence "• "of i\ttie-vinlhlster;s3 accompanied;
byi'Mlss : Ruby Hassell ,- and Mr. | Wllmer
Rosbery. •. - !•!.-«'
- : ' The -groom ; is \ foreman unjjtne '.common
?wealth^office^;^d|h^|liy€d^hefe2fbr^a:
friumberl of ;^y ears; ; i Tlielbride j is '% a^eau^
i'tifulf young lady; of^ much vpromise. .-, ;s-^
: TDEA.TIIS.
FARIS.— Died,, suddenly, , at^her-iresl-^
fdence.^NoS 213 least \ Main l street; 'Suiiday.i
> clockiP;rM.^Missj
< ELIZABETH-^; FARIS.; MSM
M The| funeral^ will|takej placed f roni^the \
' Second VOTv Baptist ;. "church : .TUESDAY;
iMORNING; December 24, lSoli«CatJJll|
FENTRESS.— Died, Monday, December.
• 23/ i 1901^1 a& 12 'o'clock \M^ GEORGB^F.EN^
.TRESS. ; ■ ' . / -■
from his late resiaence,?;:Eoo;
'Henry/ street, TUESD |AY AFTEKNOON.'!
HARRISOX.-rDlea, December '"at
RlSON.ijrelict '* of p.theliat^T^ornas|B6tts|
Harrisbnilqf gthjsj'city.V; - 3^H
"/rpm- ' Holy Trinity .church/
THJSKTue^ay)iliidßNTNG!at]nfq^clbck4
Friends sinvited\ to "^attend. TTitcrraentTpri^
Please- omit flowers..-; ."/.
|lda3'ChVsterfield 5 county,* V.x , on Tues-j
I day^M December® 17/ii-K 1901; :^RICHARp|
|THWEATT;."iyoungcst son of the'" late j
Sandys;; In 1 his- 15th year. •
; ".
gITEMPLE.-^-Dled;-; suddenly ,7 at ; 3 :;o*clqck;i
f Sunday,'! the 5 22d iotiipj&cembef,"; ROBiESRTi
|HE)l^Y4TE^P.l^3eldest^bAfp^4th'^
ißerijaminfaD&ltucs^liuiyJ^
'70^years,"^ • '
iffrbm^hfailate|r?sldence f -«10l0]
teasti Mafshall(street,l at 12 "Q f ciock ! ; TUES^
lDAY^thel24tb:^bf yPecembertf: .fg-ggfjigj
'. •■;-.-> , :i, iff.; at-: .•>*■— "- '-J * ■ !■•'■ ■'" -*!-ji»=-7*~-*i~- ■■-■-'^- X ■■■- "" >,■• n.; *^ '-■;. j;,-". ...:**■ 1 w «....«■■ ..^ jj % , s „..,., .f •;
■> i OI»D|'JPA,PERSr r FOK „ SAlt'&i^pi
iOFFICH. --' „ . ; "; i
JSSiSßß&gg&r' '■...^t^s
Cadet W. G.'^Gates; and Donatqr were
sthe"^winriirig r faybfites to-uay. i.Thefßusb.|
Cwonlth^ffif ths race.irat ;;tho'| liberal |odds|
sof-?i!6^toTil^J^d'^the!!ste^ar^o'Sprqmpy
fau^CTded lEßfi^qtti^^j^";HQrae*sjitr^er.il E Bfi^qtti^^j^";HQrae*sjitr^er.i
ha3 l
|started|l;fbur!!f,times:sp^viouslyJlat^ttfl3]
{"meeting, ' ant! h/s';pe^brman"c«|on|thesd]
l'6cca^onsr^wCTetsucS%tt*at%'^eisti'wratrds)
ft elp thatf an] iri^fa^w^dema^ed^The
! Fste^ards|h"ayeJsu^endedj^ck^^Oti^.fqrj
i o£a| remainder^qf l^tSe'^ meeting,' : |fbi»^hi3 ! ;
f]Bdelfori^Btfq^era"c^'|on^S^turd
f therl cleaxl aridl!warm.; % track Tfect^f St^
maries":.;?:'; , --«i
..First ,rccr~slx furlongs-Hutch Milor
(15 ' to 1) won, John G." Ford (1* ro 2s se
! tcond^'Sbcapa.*^^^lto;l)r.thirdffTime4ia^g
i^SeOTnd^rac^fi\ a elfurlbngs^Cacleti(6 v |toi
j|s)S:!won^<>esoentrJCi^J(*Bti>'.;«i:second«;
I \ pgstilliori :i (6 s to i 1) S third .V!' : Time3 l :o2.^^
MThn-dt® race "-^steeplechase handicap ;s
! f%"qf,t"-;cqu"ree^Da"grnar3 (3 1 tqjl) iwon,i Fatj;
!flela : ?(46?tbtl)ssecond,xGolden I/ink OSlto]
i/s)Sthifd;. : Timers :n. ,^^M
feF^ul^trace^milel;' and an jeighth^-W. ;
IGS Gates « ( 6 fto| 5) S woriH^viaVjorl Mansir i(3 ;
itb" l)rsecbnd^Ballbo"ri : (lOlto 1) thifd.'sTime^
fljs4lU"; ■ ••
i tbl I)l w^riiK^'demanril 02 s toil) Ssecorid^
llda^Penzance '(15 ;to 1i33^40
|S3Sixth r "fWe^snfle r andran7elghth^Doh^t^^^
V(2 .to -D • won, , Jim ?Bre > eze s >i CO Jtb^ 1) «se^
tcbrid^Meggs J(ls.ito fl)1, third; ;•• Time^l^yf
S3 : C.YH De^mbei^! 23.—^
tThreelj favorites "won. C at '■>. th© :"f eipositibni
Iti-ack i.tq3day.v Summary: -zSS^gi
Firat Irace-^f or; 3-^y!e^^7Old^arid iupward; l
fsix ?andt a."? half (f^urlongs^-X»ady ,; Hayman]
iflist^SSutter,;yiTCcbnd/v^Negoria.lei;thircUs
..Time;-; 1:27 1-2.. . ,
P$ Secqnd ; race^-sellirig; f of^Sfyear-olds ; and ,;
nipwardjl f bvu-fandj a jhialf ff urlojigs^B^O.3
"and Take third. :.: .' Time, :59. ,
fe^Thlfdlrace^f pr.vmaidehs,'.: all : ages; I fiva •
"and -xa^ha^/ldrrongs^-Welsh'j Girl} ! first, -
> Oricus; secbrid^P/)tbsl * thirdlfsTlme,l Id 3 ;&.
'& FqurtH y race-celling; l f or ! 3-yeax-fqlds :
upward ;} four arid ; a•' half I f trrlqrigs^-Liake }
"Fqnsbri /first;'! King.'^^ Full -second; Certain:
third. Tune, 1-2. . ' " . ". 'v '
■|:?Fif Oi|racen-sellirig; j 3r-year--qlds | and iUp-; ?
!^ai^;jseyeii:'furlongs^Marli.-Bqltori;first;^
Ellis: second; ; Twb -'Anriies -third. "Tune,
1:321-2. . \ I I
- DEATH KROANOKE
' . -
"Ot C. \T. C:W6olTrlne, a "Well-Ivno-vrn 1
1 •- ' " Citizen. ' .
!; ROANOkEvr^VA;; ! j December C 23.—Sjje
:'dal.}^Mr-IC. ;.W;:c.:^b6lwhie;\qne; of [iihe'|
; and'iresp'ected ; citizens i.bf; i
!this 'clty^ died ?this | mbrnirig j atj6| b^clock
ratTbJs-hqme.TottVW'est "Salemxayenhe.laifjer.
an'iJillnessJiof Va^ye'ar>'or"jino"re i ;of-\'h'eaTs;
disease. V = He -has-been ; f.the|
undertakdrig^busiriesa J; f brU twenty d years.; j
He %wasTactiye3 inlwqrks aqf l ibeneyolencej |
fofi'aJlliWn'd^and^w'as'ra^constetentj.C^ris^ 0 ;!
tiarisand 3 member j
;Me'th^istVchjirch:Of ithis^clty-BrHe was j
'also"* a 'iriember'of jthe" Masbriic? order, tthe
Oddfellows; fPythians, ■ and Jyaribus to therj
organizations. S. He was;born;at N^wbern, ;
PulasM ' county, I ; arid \was 51 ! y e^s; old^i He ■
was : twice ! riaarried;;and leaves * a widow,
\ and ? six^ c hildr en, -•; fly e;•of 5 thenx^belrig |by<
■his i $rstl marxlagel^The; funeral-will :
take^ .place; until^Thursday.; i^Hei owned;
! considerable ;,property;> and ' his" life' 'was
insured =f or 1 ! ?T,OOO. i "'*3^si
A- CObl»* HOUO-CI"
' Of '; Two 3lei* :»» !%?•• c ?* TM^' ala
"-"-"•-- j " ""'_Tbwiii -'•■'■■-: r i'!:!,: ;; _!;! : ' ; ,7 !!:-^ r ' Vf !
:;^CJHARijC>TTE^^".' !VA;, Deceiriber'23^-
'!(Special.)^A.t a^ArbUths/^ acrqss^ithe^ river,
■&or^:^s%ty;";early^toj>njgS^Uw6!inasked".
im^n^entered^the^store^qf; lsaac jCqnley^
■and^hileTbrie'ofithjrii^cqvcTed^ConleyTand:
-Af^ur^Moulton^/avby-standeriwlth^^q^
'■■ revolvers^ he"; other, ransacked i t^eirj P.°Sk-i
'ets-and-theTmoriey^ra^n^The^secured
faboiit^ : $150 ) frbmiCoriley; and : 17lc j f ronl
JMbultori;- They^theri : made escape
' and ' dilllgent search" by ; the fpollcegliHs;
;- If ailed /to "reveal ?!■; any .. •: clue. ;;Coniey £is
"postiriaster; and? the ! office- is iln; aik? store;
>but"it?JwaV;ricit^eritered; It;wa3: rqobed
'several months 'ago. . -
BiGr^si^TpAY^NIGHToJETOE.'
Heavy' i^si^:Sn^ained^T>yl:.^a™iß* <>] ?
; ■;■•- :■.-:■. * Coatcd T Paper Company. '
; HAMIL.TbN/;6^ December:23.— A fire
in' the 'Champion l Coated-Paper Company's
;plarit;!wWch^tarted^late ? :last>nigh.t/;was
m ot -under -control : until; early,; to-day .iThe
: l6ss' : is>placed;.at^f fq'm||7sO,ooa ito.: $1,000,000
rlt^was^ the 'largestSplant^ of *kind| in
•the -United'; States; ■ and Jemployed:;overi4oo
persons. ■-..*.'- ' -
:7f A tstock! ; -qf : $250,000. r wqrth^qf^enamelled
ibook'f arid magn.zine r paperlwas ; vwhollyi de^;
;stroye'di:s;lThere";wasyalso--!aS ; lqss*;qf;ia
great^q.uantlty'-'qft': valuable's imachinery.i
The"' fire was "caused'iby } thelexplosionj of fa;
cari^of :jgasoUne^ln v !: thV-ha^ds^'of iJohn:
■Ko'pp? .whb; t was i, using ■ it r f^or :'cleanirig-^sqme
portion of „' the ; machinery. ; ; s. " Kopp .was
severely~:burned; . " - , .-
Piclcett Camp Veterans.
The- meeting of Pickett ; Camp last
• night Cwasi called jto I orders by- First-Lieu-j
V P."! :|P. S'-Winston;;
Prayer by; Chaplam;-W.}E.^Talley.- - , ;•
0 Comrade ; J^ C. • Jordan I was i reported! as \
Improving/- a Comrade !;RalphG Horn -:: was :
reported r ; very s sick Vlrio -one iqutsidejofrjthe;
family '< are : allowed !to - = see him. '■_" ,'-.-".'':
2s The 5 on £ resolutions 5 on -Sthej
death ' Sot ■■ Coriirade^SW^HawijridlGeqrge
! F.\« Jennings *made if reports.: -:V ;<^gSi^
•SThe "-■ folio wing ?. officers i were ! nominated: •:
Commander, vP.f ;P.^!Wins ton ; I First \ ■ Laeu-]
! tenant-Commanders^SS.'f Rsi Gates I and fJ%
:-E: -E, s p Sullivan ; S9 Secohd^Lieutenant-C'onitj
cander;4J. r '-E.> : S.tansbufy.;^Third^rlaeute--i
nant-CommanderS Colonel-: R;^F.*' Morris; ;
Chaplains, r^>'!W. ?^E.*C"ralley J SJ and?; : i\V. : f ; '.^V.i,
; tain j? M^^W.% Hazel^j
jWOodViS Quartermaster;: ;•: J.v D.;JRedwoqdri
■ Conimi3sary, f^>Wii;H;'.S>Hblms ;pl Surgeons,l
: Drs;* J/IH-^Hnisman^t- Strattqn>s a^d i Trej]
MHari;aOfficer.?of^the»Day3R.ll>rsiChiL3
fdress ;i Omcer ■ of r-thiel Guard;* P/i Of IGentry ; i
'Color-Bearer, £; f,'WT. i /'H/^Sumner;BQu'arter-5
masterrSergeari^G^iaiComick. \?%g*3
Transfers ©1 Vroi»erty. {^^^^
;^ In Richmbri^dJlße^vST.vlCrump^lspec^^
rcommissioner3tbifAlleghany|*Box^Com'pany/|rcommissioner3tbifAlleghany|*Box^Com
'pany/| 39 9-12 & feetS on;xnorth^side:fMar-5
'Shalli'street;"slss 7-12?feetleastf of
r street,l $1,300. ' " . Ji^^j
& Emily^fiT. '-.s'Hutchinsohli* itoi'-'Heriryi^ B.t
iWehistock'iS^feetjonl.northjsldeloffßosai
r street,'| and f strip Ibf Hand? fronting^ 6 ; f eet;
ionC-Ross 'street, 1 - 52,000. " ■ .? rgg®
P Catherine % C;^ arid&"W!. --•; ■:&! -^Moraaptqj
'Daniel^Hallihan;^ 25 X f eet yon s north;! side j
! Cedarj stree t,ll4o! teet ? east j. of. \ Seventeenth^
roriaValley^streetvi $1,030. - -^S
fg,The^Guarantee;?i,Company; ;" of i ':■ NbrtHl
rAmerlcal tot- Chimborazq >Hospital^4s H eet!
onlsouthlside/Maln^jstreet/t southeast? cor-^
ne^CWarehousasstreet.-'rJljoOO.- lilpSf
® Mrs. -A. M. j |to • * George W.JA
rHbqper^Jr.flixustee^persbnaltyJlnShbuse,
at S northwestSfcornerjSTwentsr^fif thp and !
fMarshalltstr'eets^sS6.26." -. . .- - -
•- ■ - r*»*. 1 - * ail. r*- ' 'j
#%^jnon|UeatnerK\Joous«v
•'^•fi^Ri'" *: '^-~ •'■ ':'■ ■fl/ft' '■':'- -'- ! » < '^^H. h.'J,
|||K^ it^ycj^Foaptami |Bp S
. RUBBER?!STAMPS^LKI>^iIi^i
v ■ Richmoncirs'ya^l?December^l7, & 'l3oiL' t-'t -' -l-
MxHEim board!? of,^directobssob^^
ITHIS fBANKStb-day/deciaredsi theSasual'^g
i SEMI-ANNUAIiQDIVTDJEND gOF :TWO PH
-tAKDJATrHAlJS'^PEß^raN'X.t'routlotSthei^^
iearnirigslof jthe;past 3 sia:?month3^>pas;ablefc^s^
•; to /stockholders 'l on * and aafter^JANUJiißX^Sl
i^-?1302. GEORGE^W^^WARREar;^"^ '■'
yirgihia-Carollna Chemical j Company, •"-',• f-j
---•. :K fe ;: sßichmorid^ya™r December! 21^1301.^ ■■ - l -i
?iTHE Sr BOARD
iTHISjCOMPA-NY.have'declaredsthe'res--^^
ulariS j QUARTERLY.P i DIVIDEND W Q&WM
TWO£C2) ?PERI CENTif oa" pref erred.^stoclc|f||
i of athe H company,^ same^beins^auarterly;^^
i dividend fi No^? 25, ; ; on >i and oaf iecMgs
JANUARY ;is,i 1802, ' to| all-stockholders I bi^p
;■• record f January ij^tbT? next. I.'The1 .' The Ibookslf orM^
i the ;5 transferjof 'A pref erred -r stock Swill S be*J||i§
1 i closed * January; 4th? to r 25th *J both: dayaT-ias'^s
; duaive.- -;-;•• . ' : s. w.- traverse' ■ "
|T|de2^2*,29&Ja.l,S-5t ; ;; r-j^Treasurer»r -j^Treasurer»
1 :: Virginia - Trusts Cornpahy^^f
•r v- ■:> i ßichmbhd;iVa.v''December..' 17,"- 3i6t?«^^a
kiTHESDIRECTORS'SIIAVBa^TO-DAYt^P
declared Itfiel usual | SEMI-AKSmALKrDrV?^^
IDEND 5 OFITHREE?PER 'i CE.NT.:(on s v thflC^
capital Vstock^ payable*sto '■'-. the^ stockJioid*^^
era 'i on |and falter^ Janaary. : -:2.-"?IS<J2."^SSSS^PpgS
-.-•■ . "... . JOHN -MORTON. ':
Secreta;vs anil's JTr-asurrsr, .;.,-•
-, delS-tJaoin. - . " ->- |
. . - . -City Bonk of Richmond £ip
';.?•: Richmbnd."rVaJ,* ; Decem ber' l7,-? i?(0.
!:1THE 5 DIRECTORS ;ij OF. THIS -HBASfl^m
haveideclaredstho^usual^SKan-ANl'f'JAlt^i
DIVIDENDS OF^THREB SPERBCENT^^
payable" oni and : after? JANtTAR.Y4 2,^7202^1^^
"de2l-10t r ' J. W.:SlNTO^.Cish&ffg|f^
.TT^^^^^ffier^t%%T<?sp^^B
H? ; Richmbnd;^Va?rrDeceml»eif i 2mwats®isjM
■:iTHB y- BOARD 3 OF.?SDIRECTOiRS||OB^^
THIS "!. COMPANXSJ-!have?i? declared S^thaE^p
usual & SEMI-ANTiTOAIj'S DIVXDHND
TWO ? -AND ■ ONE-HAI^;?iPERICGEINTif|||
(free" of 'i payable Ton ; aag > after.' JAN^j^
"OAKY; 2,~1902. , JOHN4TYIiEK»\." -, '?
!;v de 22- td : r^"; Secretaryj and .Treaaurer.
. ~. . ""- DfvTDENDTNOTICa "^^^^S
- THE. 'BOAJU>3-OF/~ i DIRECfrOJRSSOfB?^«p
THE B RICHMOND;':FREDBKICKSBCB(IM«i
AND '< PQTOMACiRAILROAP iCOatPANTfeI%
haveydeclaredJ a iDIVXDBND :iOFS FOURjIS
(4) ;DOLLiARS 'PER^SHAREloatltsfcoia^^
mbn'-st9<:lc;and'divldend!obl£ffa,tions,fi)a3r»*%l
abIe*' JANUARYS 2,3 I9O2,I to JholderaVofa pe^sS;i
cord|ott^December,s 20, 1301f~ from Awhidi ;S|g
date" 4 - to 1 ?, the I SthlJan.uary.'J 19Ca,"q the :yao<te3Ws
of ! itfansferiwill : »be::closed. v - - ' '-,
y Check3\will3be * mailed Ho i'alliholders.' . ' '
' ; < Notice f of f change i| of 3 residence 3 should^g
be'eivenHto vthe r. " -'S^mM
:.';i;.;- !;-:;V^- :;".:?: J. i ;-B;;'W2N3*rON^, i
;!i de'2o-t Ja^2 In.. v ' \ r " " ' " Trtosureiyi ;::;;
r'v/v"; Void v Dbminlbn
. -ai^'i-FT- i New^Tork^f December,;lß» { il3OL^sg^s ;^
■viTHE ' BOARD 2 OF-: DIRECTORS >HAVBt)g^
declared FIFTTtSECOND I&SEMI^M
ANNUAL ?rDrVXDEND {OF; i THKE3B ?PERfS
CENT. ;• (3 i per f c ent.) }A upon £ .the % capl taligi*
stock,';: of i this - :company;-/payable ■;; JANDS?^
ARY ;■ 2,;. 1302;*"v '- -; ■ " •: - ; :; ■'" •->. ■-:':'
SiChocks s.-wHl't be -'mailed KtojatocM»ldar»'^s
of "record 21," 1301.
5s5 s Transfer s books iwill ibaldosed f f oxa tDe-l^«
cember. 2L? 1901,".toTJariuary^2,' lSO2,'2iriclii-'w^§;
sive; - J. S.-SAMyO3^£%^
;.de2o-td ' - • -. treasurer. -
Oflice Fira an^l^i
-.5- .Marine Insurance; Company,
-_"■•; " ■ ; ' . December 13;3UKttrSi^g
; - DIVIDEND.Si T3EOB#BOARD i?S OFJgjDIS'Mp
RECTORS "*have 3 declared f&U SEJC-AN-?^
NUAIi^VDrVIDEtNDPIOF^iFOURipsPEIt^S
CENT;§l(free-fof^ttai),^ipayableiloal|ancl^^^^
after^JANUAKY^istrjnext^iSH Checks -for !-*-;-.;
the i dividend%wiH i«s I mailed^to Jallf stqeks^^
holders; 2of -^address should ■sbe-'^^
notified-s,tq« company^ £ "ZZm J^^s"- .
' '^-WILLJAMvH.: ; M*CARTHT,
dol9-lCt '"/ .; . .Secretary.".; ■
■ -"' ' ' " ■ " :^=m
r'ur <t uiSLinouQiy ■■•-'■:
731 E,Maln.
|rr t open- Evenings. . |
__ " :^Mi
■ If#itiS»RlNTlN%vQu| Si
want, send to j ;
■ ' AL.*v^ffl^'^n«A :^/'<\^v>-'^ :i 'a
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i tFJnelPrlnted?StMilonef7«o~B2 m
Note-beads.
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