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rnlTI-SCHLEY CONCLUSION ;
of house 'committee;
All Scltlcy nilln and Renolntinnn In
licllnilrJv I'ostpnr.pil- >lu<l<l Voted
A\'itli the Democrats.
WASHINGTON. D. C, March 21.— The
House Committee on Naval Affairs, by a
v.v.c of 7 10 4. : o-day adopted a resolution
oor.r::rrin:-r in the conclusions of President
Roowvelx cs to terminating agitation of
the Schley controversy, and indefinitely
poFtponing all bills and resolutions on
,t:)..- subject.
Tho report of the sub-committee, as
adopted, ■gives all tlic various reasons
which hnve been introduced, and says:
••Your .sub-committee, to whom the seve
rri! Itjlls and resolutions introduced in
th.> Uouss in relation to Rear- Admiral
WinneJd Scott Sehley v,-ere i-efcrred, has
hid ilio sainc iinder consideration, and
prose::;:? the following report- thereon:
"The nr.fortunate controversy in connec
tion with tho Santiago campaign, has at
tracted widespread attention, and has been
!];•:• subject of four oificial inquiries and
investigations— viz., by President McKin
ley, by the United States Court of Claims,
by the naval court of inquiry asked for
by Admiral Sehley, and by President
liooseveit. on appeal from the finding of
the navnl court of inquiry.
•■president Roosevelt concluded his find
ins in the following words: 'In conclud
ing their report, the members of the court
of inquiry. Admirals Dewcy, Bcnham, and
Ramsay, united in stating that they re
roinmend that no further action be had in
the matter. With this recommendation I
most heartily concur. There is no excuse
whatever from either side for any further
agitation of this unhappy controversy.
To keeji it alive would merely do damage
to the navy and the court of inquiry.'
AGREES WITH PRESIDENT.
"Your sub-committee, having in view
the interest of the American. na\~j". and
of all concerned, fully concurs in the con
clusions exprePS'Xi in the" words of Presi
dent Roosevelt, about quoted.
"TYe. therefore, recommend that further
consideration of said bills and resolutions
be indefinitely postponed, and that no
further action be taken thereon."
Tho vote was" on party lines, except that
y.r. Mudd, 01! Maryland, voted with, the
Democrats against adopting the report.
In detail, the vote was:
Yoji.s—Messrs. -Foss. » l-Dayton. Louden
slager. Butler. Watson, Cousins, and
Roberts. Republicans.
Nays— Messrs. Mudd, Republican: and
Rixey, Virginia; Kitchin and Wheeler,
IVmocrat.s.
Prior to the disposition-- of the subject,
Mr. Mudd moved a favorable report on his
resolution^ giving the thanks of Congress
to Admiral Schloy, and the officers and
men who served with him in the battle of
Santiago. This was lost by a vote of 4
. «•*•••.
■AIJ; ABOUT SUFFOLK.
In nclisiows «»<I Social Circles—
Want to Huy " Bl<>n<llioun«lw.
SI'FFOLK. VA- March 'A.— (Special.)—
The third week of revival services at the
Main-Street Methodist church has proved
-cry interesting and successful, there hav
hg-* been between twenty and thirty
johversions during the week.
The interest increases as the meetings
jcniimse. and the special service* may go
jn next week.
The ante-Easter musical which was to
•lave; taken place at Suffolk College last
light was postponed until the 3th of
Lpril,' on account of the revival services
iliovc referred to.
Rev Oscar L.ctlcton, pastor of the Bast
Suffolk and Magnolia Methodist churches,
vill Sunday, at each of his appointments,
•• iebrate the Gfty-second anniversary of
jis itinerant life by preaching from his
irst text and givinpr some reminiscences
.;■ his ministerial life.
PERSONAL; POINTS.
Colonel E. E: Holland, Commonwealths
Attorney, and County Treasurer Ellis,
went to Richmond on Thursday to attend
±c reception given that night by Gover
i~v Montague, on which occasion Colonel
Holland made his, debut as a member of
Lho Governor's staff.
Mr William H. Bosley. of Baltimore,
president of the Suffolk and Carolina
Railway Company, was here this week,
in business.
M:ss Mary Bland has returned to her
2o:iu in Portsmouth; after a pleasant
riKit to Miss Ola Pierce, on Main street.
Mr. Kd ward Walsh.- .-wife., and child, of
Petersburg, .spent AVeunesday and Thurs
aay in Suffolk.
V\ns Mamie St. John, of Bristol, \ a.,
in visiting Mrs. John King, in College
l'lace.
Mi::s Stella Dumville.-a daughter of for
mer Postmaster B. B. Dumv.ile, is
visiting 1 relatives in Tuckahoe, "West
ClJester county. N. Y.
Mrs. M. T. Pinner and children returned
home this week from Richmond, where
they had been visiting relatives.
Mrs. W. K. Jacobs and her daughur,
Gladys, who had been visiting relatives
in Suffolk, being -en route to their home,
In Port Chester. N. V.. from Asheville,
N. C left on Thursday for their northern
Ttsidencc ,
?dr. and Mrs. Seldcn Baldwin, of luips-,
vjlle, Te:in., are visititng the latter's
parents. Dr. V\ T . V>*. Murray and wife, on
•V::iin street. ...
Mrs. J. T. Jacobs, of Norfolk, is visit
:■;,' her sister, -ars. V.\ Fitshugh Tumley,
j:: Bank .str«'<:t. ' . *
SITFFOLIv liITI2RAHY.CL.IJB.
The Suffolk Literary Club met on Wed
nesday with Miss A. H. Baker, in the
V.'est-Knd.
The members are studying Milton s
"Paradise J-ost," and there were interest
ing readings; *>y. Mesdames J. B. Pinner,
Lee liritt. and*A. H. Baker. :
Mrs G. Fred Floyd, of Bridgetown, va..
daughter of 1-3 0n." ttufus G. JX-nnis, of
Suffolk, lias been visiting relatives here
this week. : - VT
Mrs. Kate Beaxnon". wife of Mayor >..
li.-amon, of Norfolk, arrived here yester
day n:ornij:s on a visit to her mother,
Mrs. M. A. Piontis.
Misses Georgie; and lluby Butts and
iliiss Lucy Upshur, attractive young ladies
at Chuckatuck^ were in Suffolk yesterday.
Mr. JJenjamin jloiman. of Norlolk, who
was formerly a business-man of Suffolk,
N ;.s here, yesterday, greeting old friends..
Mr. Hamilton MeCicllan, of the Nanse
•iond ".Tn: ck Pa ck'a ge Com paiiy, ±ef t , here
yesterday,, on a trip tO;Dcaliel< o .r.d Green
ville, N; C.. and Charleston, 5.C.,;. .-■■.'
MSkjj', KogJita . W'ilhelmina VocAc. who
ha «l been i n Cali f orr.ia anu . New Orleans
for nix months; returned to SuffolkS. this
week, and is. stopping. ;.with^.thoV Misses
]ii others, at MrV.G. L- Borums's, on Grace
street/ . ' ■ .-■*■•:. ■ .-. ■ .- •, • ■: : "
Aliases llee: Bugjf . anU; Mabel, andrAlein;
The Mornings Mourning
As George Adc says, in his new opera, "Ki-Rara::'' ' .
"Thn no ,s l2ne for mJr «h and Inuehtcr
' T _h° cold K ray dawn of the moraJnff after." : >
A far overcoat on your ;ton g ue; ''hair 'on your teeth;" a taste , "as 'if a cat had
vStorV- GcnßlTT 1 m^ craeat <?f the bowels -not" a sign;- present (unwelcome
R. E. Mo rse . Never do k; again,; eh?^ Oh y es>you^ilU RcmenlberV
..IJ 10 S cv !} Wi »s sick; the Devil a monk -would be. ' 1 ■
„" , • !
and^a Cas C aret_ three times on the day of. misery will make you well. Buti for good
ness^ake, be wise, up to the century, arid the next time you go out .with" the boys; eat
00 much, drink too much, irritate your stomach, block your bowels,' dori^orget
that you; can prevent the "morning's mourning" by, taking a Cascaret Candy
Cathartic before you go to bed. They work while you sleep! and make you awake
bright as a new dollar in the morning. Always carry a box. in your /pocket, and
nave another on your dresser and another on your night table. "Also one " T
lest youforgct. " Ia your srrip^ on ***" ' .'.'"*, :: V
O^tTV Best . for the Bowels. All druggist 3, xoc, asc, 50c. Never sold in bulk Tho
IM&£4a)&K&£ genuine tablet stamped CC C. Guaranteed to cure or your money back
barapJe and booklet free. Address ;.. ; ' , ■ .* . *■ ■■'• ""-*■'<
rfSuiSa2 -- s- *^^ StcrlicE : Remedy Company, Chicago or New York. 539
1 eait. pretty and vivacious belles of Nor
folk, returned home this week, after visit
ing relatives in Suffolk.
Mr. Lewis i'.Dobic. a well-known young
insurance man of Richmond, has this
week been visiting friends in Suffolk, his
old home.
Hon. John J. Dyer, of Southampton
county, was in Suffolk this week en route
home.from xuchmond. where he had been
undergoing treatment at a hospital. He
was accompanied by his son, Mr. R. Old
ner Dyer. . \
Miss Sally G. Finney, principal of Suf
folk College, is quite sick.
FOR THE VETERANS.
Captain Richmond Pearson Hobson. the
hero of the Morrimac episode at Santiago,
will lecture here next Tuesday night for
the benefit of Tom Smith Camp, Confede
rate Veterans, who are endeavoring to
raise a fund to enable them to attend
the grand reunion at Dallas. Tex., in May.
"Hurricane" Branch, of Suffolk, proprie
tor of the notorious man-hunting blood
hounds. "Tiger", and "John." has re
ceived a letter from a trust company in
Grasslands. Cal., asking him to name his
price for the two dogs. He complacently
sat down and quoted the inquirers the
sum of -$5,000 for the pair. ■-■,-■■- -
It is now "up to" the Californians to
draw heavily on their exchequer or go
without these valuable criminal hunters.'
Suffolk Lodge. No. CSS. B. P. O. Elks,
has elected the following officers for the
ensuing year: Robert W. Withers, ex
alted ' ruler; A. H. Plargrave, esteemed
leading knight: R. L. Woodward, esteem
ed loyal Knight; C. H. .Causey. Jr.,
esteemed lecturing knight; P. T. Cohoon,
esquire; M. G. Lassiter. inner . guard;
Frank A. Holladay, tiler; E. M. C. Quim
by, secretary; W. E. Winstead. treasurer;
J. E. West, chaplain; F. P. Mitchell, or
ganist.
IIAM£ER!S 3IO\EY"
ORDER ASSJN.
1
To Wrent from Express Companies
Bnslnenn Tlint neloiipr.s (o Banks.
WASHINGTON. D. C, March 21.-(Spe
cial.)—The'following article is from the
pen of Colonel James R. Branch, formerly,
of Richmond., and now secretary of the
National Bankers' of the
United States:
"The Bankers' Money Order Association
was started, not to take the place of the
business done by the postal money orders,
but to try to wrest from the express com
panies :i business that properly' belongs
to the banks.
"To-day the various express • companies
of the country are issuing money orders
to an aggregate of from Sli0.003.003: to
$150,000,000 a year. This business they"
transact without paying a banker's tax,'
claiming that they are not doing a bank
er's business. , .
"Now. as a -matter of fact, they do all
that a bankers does, "with the exception
.of taking deposits, and they they virtually
do when they take your money and issue
a money order, which is nothing more
than a check drawn upon themselves as
bankers. Bankers cash these money or
ders as checks, and without charge*
"Look for a moment at the injustice of
this. • '
"Here is a cashier of a bank in some
country place or small town. He has to
keep his drawer full' of cash for his de
positors. He pays out of this fund money
for the express company money orders.
To make good his drawer he must send to
Washington, St. Louis, Chicago, or some
other money centre for cash, and he pays
the express company for bringing it to
- him. In other words, he pays out money
to cash a check drawn, by an association
paying no tax for doing a banking busi
ness, for which he is taed, and. is obliged
to turn about and pay a fee to this same
association for bringing him more money
to make good his cash deficit. This is
doing business at an absolute loss.
"This company started business in Sep
tember last.; and has already attracted the
attention of the banking associations of
the country. The meeting in New York
last Saturday was the outcome of the feel
ing of the loading bankers of the United
States against the injustice done them. At
that meeting were the secretaries of the
different banking associations from a
number of States. The enthusiasm dis
played shows how widespread is the.de
termination to bring about a new order of
thing.?.
"The only way to stop any business is to
compete with it and beat it. The com
| pany is issuing money orders for a smaller
fee than the express companies, and peo-
I pie never pay more than is necessary for
I anything in this -world. And if the bank
ers of the country will go one step further
and refuse to cash these express drafts,
except for a reasonable fee. you will soon
find that the banking business will be con
ducted by bankers, and not by corpora
tions supposed to be doing merely a trans
portation business."
. . '—•*»- : ' "-t\
FIXE HOTEL. FOR PORTSMOUTH.
Was OjVeiied Yesterday— lee and Cold
StoraS'c Interests Consolidate".
NORFOLK. VA., March £I.— (Special.)—
The Hotel Monroe, one of the handsomest
hostelrics in the South, has been. opened in
Portsmorih.
It was built at an enormous cost by local
bankers. U is filling up the first day with
naval people, who heretofore have had
to live in Norfolk. , -
The deeds by which all the ice and cold
storage interests of' Norfolk are com
bined into one big company, known as
the Norfolk Refrigerating. Storage, and
Ice Company, with Peter "Wright as Presi
dent, and b". W. Leigh as secretary, went
to record to-day.
.-• There was also recorded a mortgage
from the Norfolk Refrigerating Storage
and Ice Company to the Atlantic Trust
and Deposit Company, trustee, to secure
an issue of 51.i5G.000.- in thirty-year .5 per
cent, gold bonds of the par value of .SI,OOO
consideration in each deed is given
«s $10 but the tax on the deeds shows that
ilie properties absorbed are valued as fol-
l >r!ie Fentrcss properties. $49,000; the
Feiirstein properties. §20,000. and the Nor
fo'l: Ice Company's properties, $19,003: . ■■
The total amount of tax paid the State
on all the dcods.was $1.335. '-: ■
The -urect-car strike situation here is
unchanged. All the cars are running re
* Mrs David Lowenberg. wife of D. Lov.'
eiibcrg capitalist of this city/ died to-day
of heart failure. She was £5 years old.
A Wise Charity. -...• -■ ,
On Monday the ,new:-dJspensary.<atUhc:
Methodist Mission' building^is. to open;
Drs W H. Parker and A. B. Cosby will;
bo" on hand to inaugurate the work. Any.
ivhite person s'.ck.'nnd unable ;to ; pay for
doctor s /service -and medicine-; tfre! to, re?,
ceive' the same free of cost. >!;-,*;>
■? The hours, are tobc: from 4 to t 5 o clock,
P; ; M.:/V on every, Monday. ; ana.
Friday,
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"OUT-AMERICANIZING :
THE AMERICANS-"
Action of Imperial Company Tims
Characterized l»y London Tolmc- .
nifsts— Bitter Oi)'i>'osition '. to
Boycott.
LONDON, March 21.— At a meeting of
the Edinburg Association of Retail Tobac
conists, to-day, "a. resolution was adopted."
unanimously, declining to sign the Impe
rial Tobacco Company's agreement not to
sell American goods for a term of -years,,
but expressing a willingness, if the.mini-.
mum price is raised so as to allow a fair
profit to dealers, to do what is possible,
bonus or no bonus, for the sake of Brit
ish goods. The chairman declared that
no one outside of a lunatic asylum .would
sign such an agreement, which would
make them the servants of the Imperial
Tobacco Company. -While the Americans
offered a:large bonus.- no restrictions were
.placed- uponj- the 'dealers^--. ; >: ' !' r
: j The Belfast'tobacco' dealers.' asa : meet
ing to-day, decided, to accept the American
proposition.
The feeling among the London tobaccon
ists, exemplified at a big meeting held this
afternoon, to' consider the rival bonus
schemes, . was one. of bitter opposition to
the boycotting clause of the agreement
proposed by the Imperial' Tobacco Com
pany, which was described as arbitrary
and unjust.. '■-■„ ■*. .
-WILL NOT SIGN 'AGREEMENT. "
Ultimately, the London tobacconists,
after a long discussion,- passed a resolu
tion, unanimously,; absolutely refusing to
sign the Imperial Tobacco Company's
agreement, as being -"unjust and unfair
to the dealers, and un-English."
. The retailers were -not. content' with re
jecting the proposed boycott. of -American
tobacco, but went a step further, passing
a resolution to support any manufacturers
willing to guarantee, on ! proprietary arti
cles, -a .minimum -profit, to ; the retailer 'of
■ 20. per ..cent. . on .tobacco. to 25 per cent, on,
cigarettes. Tlie .'speakers bitterly de
nounced the British combine, declared that
the ""• latter .had "out-Americanized the
Americans." and said that its recent ac
tion would only result in forcing the re
maining important tobacco . concerns in
England into the arms of the American
Company. .
The resolutions were adopted with much
cheering., mingled with groans for. the Im
iperial^eonccrn^.i*-.-'..•> -V. . , ■'- '
ALIj ETTUICIC MYSTIFIED.
People Astonished <o Learn That
Gco. Green. Was a. Woman.
PETERSBURG. VA.,. March 21.—(Spe
cial.) — Every possible effort has been made
to-night to obtain an interview with the
widow.of, George .Green, .but it has proved
unavailable.
Mrs. Green is ; 'bvercome with grief and
her sorrow at -parting' with her husband
is as sincere and as genuine as, has ever
been witnessed. ' :
After the body of the person known to
the residents of Ettrick as George Green
had been prepared for burial, Mrs. Green,
the^wife was interviewed.
In answer to';-. the question, "Did you
know your husband was a woman before
you married him?" she replied, "No,"
with great emphasis on the single word
no.
SHE KEPT THE SECRET.
She was then asked if any one. save her
self was aware of the fact that Green was
a woman, and she said no person on earth
save herself knew it; That it was a secret
known to her alone, and that; she had
guarded it carefully from the world, her
mother, father, and sisters,' and that the
relatives 'with whom they_were at present
living in Ettrick' knew nothing.
When asked why. she did not herself
shrould the body, ' orTobtain the help of
women to aid her in shrouding it so as
to keep her secret intact, Mrs. Green re
plied that no womnn; would aid her in
this work, and as her masculine neigh
bors, offered assistance, she gladly accept
ed the. offer. She was told that if she
alone had' performed the last sad. rites,
her secret would have remained with her,
and would have been buried with the wo
man she loved so well. She replied, "I
know it, but he is dead now. It can do
him no. harm for .the truth to be known."
Further than' this Mrs. .Green would, not
talk. , v ' : ■ '
IT IS --a. MYSTERY.
No one seems to. understand the love
that existed between these women. The
Dispatch .representative .'spent several
hours in Ettrick to-night trying to obtain
another interview with Mrs. Green, but
was not permitted to see her, being in
formed that she .'had,- retired and would
not under any circumstances be awak
ened to-night. M-- \- -
The. village of Ettrick. is worked up to
the highest pitch of excitement- and many
and numerous reasons are assigned for the
disguise used by the "dead woman, but
facts are unobtainable. . •
At every corner iii the • village crowds
have congregated. -and. discuss' the mys
tery, and all are of the opinion that back
of it all is a deeper mystery which can
only bc;solved by the woman who has for
thirty-five years occupied the .position of
wife and companion to the deceased.
Green's nieces and • nephew living with
him still firmly -and.- positively affirm" and
declare that the bodjv lying in the casket
in the parlor" of their home is that of their
uncle. George. Green, and no" statement to
the contrary shakes their belief one iota."
Deatlis and Fnncrals.
" Rev; Julius E. Grammer, .rector of
Trinity . Episcopal", church in Baltimore,
and one of the best known Episcopal. min-'
isters in the South, died at his home, in
.Baltimore, "on Thursday.. . :
. Dr.' Grnmmer was a. iriativ'e; of "Wash
ington. D. C. Hegraduated from. Co
lumbian College arid the, Virginia Theo :
" logical Seminary ; . was: ordained 'deacon
in 1555 -by - Bishop -itleade, \ and minister : in
ISSC "by .Bishop ' Johns. -;in\;Virginia. He
is -, survived .by . a widow; "who was Miss
Elzabeth Sparrow, daughter \ of Professor
'William Sparrow, of the: Episcopal Theo
logical Seminary,; near: Alexandria, Va.,
and three -sons— Rev. Dr. 1 Carl E. Gram
mer of Norfolk, aridMesars. W. S. Gram-.
"mer. of Belle .Island;., N.; F., and F. L.
• Grammer, of -ueblo, Cal. ;. ; >
■ En joying' ; Lif c *.n. n :,tlieycbttntry.
Bernard Raymond, -who disappeared
from home./ lastv-l^ondayr ihas .turned up
at his •aunfs-home,;jn- Caroline, county,,
Thursday? his.^ mother; received- a -letter
-frbm> him. v telling; his whereabouts, and
'saving -that "he ■ was a having: a?J good Hlme
ihCtheV country; ;l i;His^ disappearance j had
caused '\ much uneasiness ;in >;the.r: family,
where Jthesjyoung:
man t.xrds;i and 'i tear ed ihe ] had gone to ' one
'orith^lareerJcitiei^';; .
Manchester
•'■AND w ..'
Chesterfield.
. Hendersoii • Smith, the 'aged negro, of
Cloptori,who"swore out a warrant for. the
arrest;df Laura 1 Taylor," a colored girl he
had ?- befriended, -~ charging her with Vat
tempting to poison* hini in order ' to obtain
his- life insurance, ijdied' Wednesday, knight 1
at; his home.: No one in :authority;;was
willing 'to ; express 'Z an opinion : as to
whether his death was the result of pois
oning or not. ' '. .• ' ':'•■ ' ; "•'.:-,"
, The; Taylor"- girl was before. 'Squire
Cheatham yesterday morning, v jand : admitT
ted/that she had :;used the -poison ..under
the impression that she was using pepper.
She was sent to jail to await: the, action
of Uhe grand . jury.; Laura is 'a "sister of'
Solomon < Taylor, who/ is , serving a term
of eighteen years in the penitentiary for
attempting fan assault upon Mrs. Cosby,
a white", woman,' living near Chesterfield. :
...'POLICE JNEWS.:
'Squire Cheatham fined -Jim Marshall
(colored) $2.50 for trespassing and stealir^rj
a load of pine tags. •'•
Mayor Maurice fined , Walter, Waugh $2.50
for "fighting 1 with Charles Booth on- lower
Hull : street. Booth was di#.nissed.' .
J. W. Finger was arrested on the com
plaint of A. W. Johnston for refusing to
do his duty:as scavenger.
Hubert Moser was arrested for throwing
stones at the colored cnurch on Nine
teenth and Decatur streets.
CARS OVER. MAYO'S BRIDGE^'
Two cars painted green, marked "Broad
street," and each drawn by two weary
looking mules, were put in operation at
G o'clock yesterday, morning, running from
Seventh and 'Hull ' streets," Manchester,
to Fourteenth and Main streets. Rich
mond. Although almost any attempt at
resumption of car traffic across the bridge
wpuld"T)e welcome to the business men of
the two. cities. : this service is so inade
quate that there is considerable talk of
taking the matter before the Council and
taking the 'franchise from the company
and granting it to any other that will
guarantee regular . electric service.
NO PLACE TO VOTE.
.Citizens of the Fourth. Ward are :puz-.
zled as to where they wiJl vote. For sev
eral years .the store at the corner of
Thirteenth and Hull streets has been the
voting place, but/ owing to redistricting
the city it is now in the Second, and
no other place has been provided for the
Fourth. . .: ' . ■ .
"' FIRE DEPARTMENT.
'The fire department has received its
new reel, and a \all has been issued to
the members to meet at the engine' house'
to r night at. G o'clociC, to place the ,'hb'se:
upon it. .
BUSINESS-MEN'S ASSOCIATION.
The Executive Committee of the Busi
ness-Men's Association met yesterday to
appoint committees to serve during the
year. "Only four members of the com
mittee attended, and, as the business to
be transacted is very important, it was
decided to meet again Monday night. at S
o'clock, and it is hoped- that all the mem
bers will attend.
DEATH OF CAPTAIN THAXTON. .n:rt
Captain Branch S. Thaxton, a. > r>wel!-
known citizen of Manchester, died'yester
day morning at 9:40 at his home, 1125 De
catur street. ' Captain Thaxton was' 49
years old, and had been living in Man
chester for twenty years. He was a
member of Henderson Lodge, I. O. O. F..
and Lodge. Royal Tribe of
Joseph. The funeral, will be at 3 o'clock
to-day from • Bainbridge-Street Baptist
church. Interment at Maury Cemetery.,
Captain. Thaxton ' married Miss • Bett'ie^
Wilkerson; she and one child survly^himh
He also leaves one sister and three bro
thers—Miss Sarah Thaxton, of Wolf Trap,
and Messrs. Peter, Norman, and Wiley
Thax'-*». .- ' : . -.'•■•.' ■
BRIEF. MENTION.
Mr. George S. Grizzard has consented to
stand as a candidate for Council from
the Third Ward. Mr. Grizzard is assist
ant superintendent of the Metropolitan
Life-insurance Company. ' ; ,'*;.".,
Mr. H. W. Furcron is considering ''as
whether or not he-will announce himself
as a candidate for the Board of Aldermen
from the Fourth Ward.
Mr. W. IT. Owens has announced his
candidacy for the Council from the Se
cond Ward. Mr. Owens, while a member
of this body a few years ago, showed his
ability to look after the interests of his
constituents.
Mr. R. F. Elder, one of the oldest-and-
best known residents of Manchester, is
very, ill at his residence on Bainbridge
street.
Mrs. M. E. Hinnant, who has been ill
for some time, is able to be about the
house again.
Master Bonnie Baber is critically, ill at
the home of his parents, on Cowardin
avenue. ~ ."*.-.'
- Mr. J. S. Taylor.' of Swansboro'. wlio'jr.e
cently lost his wife, is quite ill. Mr. Tay
lor is a brother-in-law of Mr. W. ''T.
Smith, of the Fire Department.
Miss Mollie Baird. who has been ill for
the past two months, is now able /to" sit
up. . •■'.-....'''■
Messrs". Leon and ■ Hunter Lane, of
Lunenburg, are visiting friends in the.
city. : : . - .. ; ."
Mrs. W. T. Smith,, who has been ill; for
some time, is recovering at her home, 915
Bainbridge street. ■ , ' . .
Brond-Street- Property Sold.
The property on Broad street between
Eighth and Ninth streets, . north or
rood icsr
RebuildcT Br&in and
Muscle
A young: athlete, commenting on the need
of a well-selected food to build up a man
after over-study, says : "Tv/q years ago,
1 returned .home from the University; with
my health quite run down from'over-study
and severe athletic training. I needed a
good rest-to put me right ;• but instead; of
taking- • it. .'went to work in an office with
very: confining duties.
. "My health grew no better": I felt i unfit
for; work and at night would, lie awake
several ." hours before -sleep would :; come.
The. appetite was ; gone; i entirely. "One
morning a new dish appeared on the table,
Grape-Nrits with cream. c all thought
it ; an excellent food. - and I- not only, en
joyed* breakfast that day, but dinner and
supper.; as. well. ....•.•...■,..■■■."-. V/ , : ? : : ; ,
"This . rather. surprised me. '';■ Since that ' l . :\
have made: the food" a regular' article, of .
diet. ; 1 keep a box on hand 'at the office
and often lunch on Grape-Nuts and cream,
instead of going- home to dinner.. '...■■■ • - .
ft was in;the summer when"! !
started, the ; ,use of -the food;: it wasi-not
lone before I had gained fifteen pounds/ and:l;kno\v-it:isfroinUhe\use"ofH".a^uocl
that : li can ; stand: so well; the i indooriwork;: VMy healthUs now|perfect; ; sleepjsound^
and'-erijoj r Hmj-imeals,;but find. l do not ;needi; to eat so much" volume '*■ of other food
while eating Grape-Nnts.i^v,; V/-'Q%^j':^;-;V,;xl \/\?,;^> ;/'':■-'' -^-- : ; - : " V?- -■■; - r "^
■"■"■■■"• "^ short v. time ago Irthought Grape-Nuts i were -commencing. I to .disagree- with
me* but- found it was because l l : was ; eati ng more -than ? you: recommend. ' -151 5 simply
ate too, much! at a^time/fandimorenhannhessvstem^requlred.'iAVhenflireturnedito
the 1 regular ■ 'f eed'-V of f ; four-: neaping;? teasp oons, \ the s old \ zest 3 for., the j food j returned. ,
This I young man ■ i? ja* member ; of j quite ; aS famous 3 family. r-S He ? requests r; that J his
nameibe;omitted;JbutHheJsameVcansbe?furnlshed;nby.?appllcationi;to^thefcPostum
Cereal:Co^Ltd;,>Battle ; ,Creek.iMlch.:' ■
i ;"wrong"l : : side, 1 ;' formerly i ; known yas ?i the
ißroad-Street-riotelriwithi'a'ifrpntage.for
■ iGO \ feet 1 and; £- dep throf3l32 l f eet> -wfeg - : sold
; yesterday.; f or i 515.000 ;to ? John t,Tyler;?, tms- ;
teelforMJVV.';Tyler.^ The i property; be^
longed • to : the \ Shaf erj esta te. ",;~ *"T"i 'fr^r \ ■■-.. '-; ■
MRS^; ATKIJTSOX vWISS3 CTASBr
; Jadgc Decides That NSctibpl Books
: : : ii ■■■'. -Are 'Sniiject 'tbrller Ucin:,\, ; ;
: ; : In ■■'• the }[ Cityi -Circuit £ Court ■}. yesterday
the/jury.; returned .'a -/verdict -inithe case
of the /InternationaliText-Bdoki Company.,
against Mrs.- AvjD; r Atkinson, s proprietress;
of 7. the -iJexih^onT^otel.y awarding ' Mrs.
rAtkinsonis26s;; rent^and'ordering - the : reA:
:tu m of ; the * books : Held. : are -valued
at $400. '■ Mrs> 'Atkinson' con tended "that {the
books : were«. subject^ to <f Hen; while the
plaintiffsVpleaded [ that as-^ text-books they
were; exempt ":-■':,. : '')- ,'. : ::--; ; '.' .:'. .
rl Tn the ;City""Circuit7 Court yesterday H.
G. Carter : ' instituted • suit fagainst , E. . R.
Colgin to Tecover, $120.24. /...>. ■' '. T /
- Kid D uff y Ayas ; given", eight years in': the
penitentiary.Cyesterday-by.ta jury, in: the
Hustings Court. .Duffy jvras charged with"
,holding upVand' robbing E." O. Cole under
the; :■ train = . shed .on" Franklin street. Duffy
stoutiy persisted -in .his", innocence. .
In the Chancery ' Court yesterday. A. R..
Courtneyqualified as 'giiardian of Gibrielle
Dean Courtney. ■, '-' '' : -;- Y- ' '■ . ■■'
RoscoeC. Nelson and-L.^C. Hazelgrove
qualified to , practice in this.-court.. -
riXXIGAXJS BALL.
Tlie Performance Very Poor—Keif-
ferJs .Voice 3laUes iv Hit._> ; . ';.
.' Occasionally, "-.through no 'fault of any
one. something -good: creeps' into a.r.eally.
poor show. It is not -intentional./.oh'thG
part of the management .when "this hap-,
pens, and- when he discovers its presence
in his company, • he is r perhaps . as . .sur^.
prised as the atuliences are . at every, town
visited by the show. In "Firtnigan's.BaH"
the one redeeming feature of the whole
affair is a voice. It "is big and powerful
and belongs to. a. big and powerful man.'
John Keiffer is. its owner. He possesses
a remarkable voice, which, however, ho
uses like a sledge hammer. It is great
in .volume and .the singer lets it out for
all that itis worth. It goes pealing forth
until it make the rafters ring, and com
pels the mtin in the front row to put his
hands ■ over "- his ears: But.it is a voice
worth hearing, and it caused a burst of
spontaneous applause -last night, in •_ tne
second act— the. first genuine ;manifesta T
■ r ti6n of." 'approval -,' whicli^. thp^performance''
had received;up; to' that 1 time. One" feels
sorry for Mr. Keiffer. His is a hard task,
but he gives -to the cause all the lung
power he possesses, and seems Ho do his
very* best- to 'contribute his full share to
the performance.
Richmond audiences are good natured,
so, the performance ran to the final cur
tain last night without any disaster.
There was one thing omitted Jfrqm the
performance, for Avhich.thej,audienc.e..was
.dfiVjDutijy-itnankfui. „ r They.i,couldn't_work t
off "a J double ; sextette, . as there were only
eleven members in the company." And so
we didn't have the "Tell Me Pretty
Maiden." After the voice of Mr. Keiffer,
there Was only one other number on the
programme worthy of mention, .and that
was the imitation of a prima donna by
Miss Dahl.
There will be matinee and evening per
formances to-day.
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' The Empire. Show ;concludcs. its .engage
ment' at the Bijou with matinee, and : night.
7 p<frformances . to-day. ,, This , is an attrac
tion that is. indeed ■ worth seeing, and
there, is no doubt but. that the two per
formances w— u e to the capacity of the
theatre, for mere is already quite an ad
vance, sale, especially for the matinee tuis
afternoon. -.. These performances win a 130.;
be the last chances to see and hear ' James
J. Corbett. now one of the cleverest en
tertainers on the stage. There is some talk
of the ex-champion : re-entering, the -ring
to.imeAti the, winner, i. of • the" Jottrjes-Fitsj
simmons 'fight. /Little: Elsie, the mimic;
: Sp'kVrdw,"" 1 the 1 ''rhad^'jiiggief;"" Kel!ey''"a'rid f
Kent, in a' neat sketch, and all- the others
present a clever show. "
:'■ '■■ ' .*• * *
The Bijou Musical Comedy Company
returns to the Bijou next week; to pre
sent "A Trip to Chinatown." Miss Mary
Marble will play "Willie Grow," possibly
the best character part she has done.'Miss
Marble will also • contribute specialty
.wprk, and direct the chorus numbers. . .
r f ,Otis'Harlan will play '."Woiland Strong;"
.and :Little, Chip \yill be a waiter, full of
fun arid niusic. ' ""' -'--: ' •■
---:-■■ ■ .- . *-„•;.,■ -.:. •
By appointment, Sanford B. Ricaby.
representing William H. West's minstrel
jubilee, met James J. Corbett Thursday
and made him an offer from that company
for a long-term engagement at a very
large salary. He has the offer under con
sideration, and will give his answer later.
Corbett is at present among the- mghest
salaried performers on 4 the vaudeville
'stage.*".' ' "•'."''' "^ ';'!'!u,,^,' l^i '.„.<.
''"How" long "his" monpl'ogire'.'wilC continue
:to'be the rage is a question, though,'.'^.rom
his present success and his inexhaustible
supply of. anecdotes, it seems safe to pre
dict continued success in this line.
The offer is for next season, but it con
flicts with his Empire engagement, and it
is very doubtful whether he can accept.
TO LEAVE FOR -THE riiII.TPPIXES.
Lieut. .'.-.Coptos, : Formerly.".; of s JtieK
1110 ltd,' lAVritesf'fro.m-'San^Anto'nio*.'""
First-Lieutenant Harry N." Coo tes, for
merly of Staunton and for some time a
resident of this city, but now attached
to the Twelfth Cavalry, with headquar
ters at. Fort Clark, near San Antonio,
Tex., writes to a friend in this city that
command expect to leave for the
■ 2 .lipines this spring.
.Lieutenant Cootes is an old V. M. I.
man. and saw service in the Cuban
war and in the Philippines.- and later was
commissioned a second lieutenant of cav
alry andassigned to tne Twelfth. He has
• now been' promoted to a first lieutenancy,
and is making a fine record in the army.
He writes that he will visit Virginia and
his Richmond friends before his departure
for the Pi^.-ippines. -While, a' resident of
DISCOVERER OF IV) /^^^ \Tft f»€l
DROREENE-S j Cf Vtl IXILf
gives advice FREE TO ALL
; at his office, ioi^Fim^y^w§i :
■-' '■ tvTa..* \r*%.~s~ r*i4»» ' - / ' ""
' lyew 1 orK viiy^ . '//;:- .
Womenj save 3rdur; beauty
and health; Men, save your
manhood and strength. Dn
Greene has cured thousands.
- * ■ ~~ . ■ jj'iiJstt' ' - "'. ' : '
Call in person or write freely and in full confidence to Dr. Greene.
■Richmond he was employed by the Chase
Brothers 1 -and- Company. " : ? ' •
3IR. WAR FIELD .- RETIRES.
•Jo o: ' . :
3lr. J.i. B. P"lefct^j:«if->l.yiielil>nrsr. Ap
pointed on'Th'snnacy Boaril.
The annual meeting, of "the. Board or
Pharmacy of Virginia. wa's/ebn^lu'le-.T yos
terday. . Mr. James t; Alvis. of Harrison
burg, was re-elected president, and Mr. T.
A. Miller, of Richmond. ' was re-elected
secretary and treasurer. 'Mr. C- B.
Fleet, of Lyncnburg, . was r.i>poinve<l b.;
the Governor to succeed Mr. Wnrfield, of
Alexandria, whose term' expired at this
.meeting.. -Mr.'; Fleet was not present.
Upon the retirement of Mr. Warfleld.
the following resolutions were" adopted:
Whereas. Edgar WarHekl, Esa^. 01 thf>
city of Alexandria, is about to retire from
this board after an active and useful
membership of many years: now, there
fore be it
Resolved, That this board places on
record its appreciation oor^ r his long 'and
valuable service, and its sincere regret
at the severance of the cordi.al and pleas
.ant relations which have so long existed;
Resolved, That Mr. 'Warneld. in his re
tirement, carries wuh . him the personal
regard and esteem 'of each member of tnis
board and their best wishes for his future
welfare and prosperity;
' Resolved further. That a copy of these
resolutions, be transmitted to Mr. - "War
field by the secretary,, and that 'copies oc
furnished the press of Kicumond and
Alexandria. ■f ■ : .-' : . .
,!{'* Bas'gage".Riprlit!»«'of. n'Corpsc.
r>.ai ; (Denver -Po3t;)
•VA dead man has 'the' same baggage
rights as a live one.- This ;question has
been passed upon by the chief baggage
master at the Union Depot, and it- %vas
done in a hurry, too. There. were five live
persons and a dead man waiting for the
■decision. The coffin; was "placed in the
baggage car and then the trunks of the
five friends were weighed.
The weight exceeded the 150 pounds for
each, but if the dead man was. allowed
■ baggage, this would solve the difficulty.
The clerk had never heard of such a'fjiing
before.. He refused to check a trunk on a
dead man's ticket. „
; The train was almost ready. to "start.
The five persons did not care to pay for
the excess baggage, neither did' they like
to allow the body to go on alone.. .The
whistie of the train tooted its first warn
ing.
Just then the. chief baggage master ar
rived. He took in the situation, at a
glance. .
"-"Check the trunks." he' exclaimed, and
'the five hurried off in. time to catch their
train. ""
Then he. explained to his. clerk that the
General Traffic Managers' -.-Association
h;id passed on the question only last
week. This organization decided that
when a full fare ticket is paid for. for the
transportation of a corpse, the ticket car
ries with it the regular baggag*?. privilege
of "not to exceed 150 pounus."
• .- — »«■- '
, Krtther.ljO.st His Tonsac.
.'■.. i ■"■ (New York Tribune.)
. The • Rev. - Al«?xar>r*ir Allison, Jr., of
Philadelphia, tells "a "story of a young
man who took his best sir I to church, and
when i.he time for "collection" came
round, rather ostentatio'nsly displayed a
55 gold piece. ■ Presuming upon the en
gagement to marry that , had been made
by her. the young woman placed a res
training hand iir/T. the arm of her fiancee,
"Why. don't be so extravagant, .George!"
she exclaimed.
„. "Oh, that's nothing." he replied. "I al-
Vays . give S5 when I -go to a stranue
<:hurch." • . -. ' ■
Just then the deacon came with the
plate, and George dropped a coin. Every
thing seemed favorable, and the young
man beamed with v sense of. generosity.
Then the ''minister m;me the announce
ments for thrr week, and concluded with
the wholly v.nexpeeted^announeement of
the days collection^ . r " . - .. .
•"The coHect!oii r> f^> : dpy|'j] 'said 'he, "was
$3.75." -->[:* vu r — '•
George hadn't iniKjli 10 # say all the way
to his fiancee's home.
.'•.'.. Cheerful Announcement.
(Providence Journal.) \
, Among other cheerful .' announcements
for the comini; summer Entomologst L.
O. Howard, of t!ie.-. Agricultural Depart
ment, assures us we are to be visited by
swarms of grasshoppers. .:. •;.-.'■
: , — '— — — —
SliarUcy May Take Fit/.J» Place.
LOS ANGELES, CAL-, March 21.— The
Century • Athletic Club wired .Tom
Sharkey, . the pugilist,, asking under what
terms he would take Fitzsimmons's place
and tight Jeffries in this city during, the
first week in May. ,
. The club has not heard further, from
Fitzsimmons, and refuses.- to accede to
his demands for a larger purse and per
centage than they 'originally offered.;
-Collector Kinjr* Confirmed.
. WASHINGTON, D. . C... March 21.—Con
firmation by the Seriate:-
M. L. King. Collector of Customs at
Alexandria, Va. ' .
p Postmasters: Alabama— W. W. Miliken,
Dothan; S. B. Trout, Evergreen. ",•.'■' Ten-"
nessee^— W. S. Hoge, Athens." ' .
JJrlefM and rcr.Honnl.i.
..Mr. H. O. Humplirie3, of/Bedford City,
is here oh''- business. Humphries -has.
for. several "years been ''the chairman: of
the County Democratic Committee- oi
Bedford,- and is one of the best party
workers in Virginia. .He.v/ill be here a"
day'or two.- -r >, ,"•.•; ,- ; -
■ ; 2>lr. Thornton." Jlassie.:?'of : ; Pu!a3ki. a.
cousin- of •; Senator ; Bland ''Massle,- 6t Nel
son, is'in the. city* on business. . : :
Jlr. M. A. Palmore; of Ca'rtersvllle: Va.,
is visiting ilr: O. A. .lrving, on-Marshall
street.. ; • ■_- -; . ;; ■ _.- ■ \ .;■,.':.• " :.-..:
-/-. . Mr. Garnett Tabb'still continues ivery
.111 :at his residence on west .Franklin
street. ! - ' ■ ,>_ ,;■;- ■:'■-,;.■'.. ..'■■'' '
'.-: MrW Q. ■Walton* ;, from .the ' vicinity of
: Thompson's Cross-Roaas.eX.ouisas county.
-v.'ho recently submitted'to the amputation,
of iattoe atsthe Virginia, Hospital, is dor*
ingS remarkably j ; well. and hopes soon to
return?to . his. home.; ' - - '- ~s
/ Ea»t-End Property; Soldi: :-:
fA: B. :l buesberry 'and rwife. of Xorf oik. ;
sold 'to "Philip Gibson, of; King : WUliamj
'county,'- '■% a" ' : lot • of '-'■ land >i^ l^ ':■ :^ProveJ,
I teenth^'iTheXcbnslderatloii.was ._s3.ax>.^Tho.
ilotf fronts '• seventeen ■ Xcet-f: sf'veja • Inches (oa 5
PA^IPLI.V CITY NEWS.
I'er.sonal Xotes— Encape of »" ! ?lesrro».'
"V"-'< ■ Prisoner. ' ' ";'.;;. ": vs
PAMPLIN CITY;. VA.; March 21.—(Spe
cial.)—Mrs. W. E. England, ot Farmville,;
who has been visiting Mrs. J. M. Paisley
for.the past week, left for. home to-day.
Mlss« Lula- Lipscomb. of Farmville. i 3
visiting, relatives In -towm . - -..:: • „ •-("
A young negro. Jim. Kelso. was arrest
ed yesterday in Farmville. and put in jail
us a sttspicioxts dharacfter. : . Mr. r A.;\H t ;
Abbit. a "constable- of Appomattox. went
down on the afternoon train . tojbring'hirn,
back to tliis place*. f.which'is. his hqmG^'-to;
answer the charge" "of ' breaking J into .. the
store of Mr. L. .W. Thornton and stealing
soods. He handcuffed r tho negro." } took;
him, from the jail, and brought him' up on,
the. train, and ' carried him ;' into one "oC
the rooms ; of the station, : intending -Xri
watch him until daylight; b.ut while the 1
Constable was nodding, the negro jumped
•through a window with -the. handcuffs on.*
and has not been seen since, fie bears
a bad character, and. wilL be apt to keep
out of reach for awhile.. >i '■ '..\. >-■>•■•>
BARGE l»ROBABIiV I.OST. i .'.
1t.1.s Feared That Captain, and Creif.> : .
Are Drowned-. '.. . „,
BOSTON, MASS.V March- . 21.— Captain
Keane. of the tug Edward Luckenbach. • -
which arrived here to-day from Newport :>c
News, reports the loss of the barge Ham-v
ilton, which his tug had in tow., offc <
Highland Light. ..on Wednesday-. >-<<lt is?
feared that the barge has* foundered'.nnAl r
that Captain' JolmA." i Shoemtiker:aTrid:'hl»r''
crew of four men are' drowned.; ■ ; : ' ■' \i-"..
The Hamilton broke loose from the tug* i
in a gale and snow-storm, during: Wed-yV
nesda night. > ,The Luckenbach cruisedf ;
in the vicinity until yestecday. t afternoon, fi"
in a vain search for the barge. ~ The!*
Hamiltonwas coal-laden for this city.'Sho4
was formerly the ship Margerltha. >
lIE VEX UE . OFFICERS IXDICTEIK : H
- "-' - ./■>.•;'■'. ■' :- ..:.?■
/ , : • : " .-" ,7i.ii.frtii'»i Gf '"> -.^t'-*- -„.
-AlleseVl A.s.icx.tmcnt.i nnft '. Conirlba*
tinii<t for I'erMoniti l^n'rpbjie. I*.1 *. ''"
: LOUISVILLE, KY., March 21.—Indict
ments against Internal-Revenue- -
Collector Charles "E. Sapp; Leonard, Par-^
sons, assignment clerk under I ,' Collector'
Sapp. • and- Joseph : Potonirig,_,"-wer»^
returned by the Federal Grand jury",'
to-day. Ball in each caso was! flx- J ,
ed at 51,000 by -Judge Evans. The "ac-'^
cused" gave bonds. •
The first lndictment.aljeg.es that, on No
vember 5, 1599, Sapp'.,'Pajc^Qna^ nnicl^f oton
ing unlawtully consp)re'd : tp f spllcirh'ml re-
ce:ve usjiessments' and ' c6'ntribii r i6n3 tor |
personal purposes. It was further alleged
generally that Joseph Potonins. at ;tho ! i
request of Sapp 'and Parsons, unlawfully,;
assessed and received $"50 from each' [ot-J
the storekeeper's gaugers in the Internal V
Revenue service in the Fifth "District. ot'J
Kentucky. ' {
- • m.w -. . ■ -..■_
{ Cen.tor.Hhii> at Panama. -.. '
NEW YORK. March^a.— The- 'Western^
Union .Company's ;Centrai.. Cable, oflflce, 13 t
in receipt of the following. advices, dated „
Panama. Colombia. March 2lst: "The Col-.j
ombian Government us that-all
consular and diplomatic, messages tnu3t \
y^^-Jfatloniairrize.atP«»to^\>..: ;
\ A Ferruginous Tonic - „ - , v '/|
\\ Pleasant to the taste ; assimilate quickly and jj
■\\ thoroughly in all cases of Stomach troubka, // '
V. Anemia and Poorness of ihe Blood. If :
33 m« Drouot '" /m' '
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