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BWtiR OF MASONS.
, n oD LODGE MBJIBBBS ASSEM
JMAZ AT FKSTAL BOARD.
v, n, EUBANK GnAND MASTER.
Jolm \V- Kclltim; of Accomnc. Elect
ed Grand .Junior Wnrdi'n— To-T)ny
<jK Vnrionß Stnmlinpr Commlttlcs
Will Report.
Tfte second pes?!on of tho Masonic
Grand Lodge of Virgira was held last
-Vght at the Masonic .■Temple.^ The at-
Jcr.iWnce equalled that of the night be
fore ■ ■ -
": The pnly business before the Grand
•j Pi - r:c was the election of officers. There
vrrc only two elected, the others beins
„,{v3iired enc place.
" N Eubank, deputy grand master.
-,-.;<; grand master to succeed
tj 0. Kerns, whose: term expired this
,T-;n W. Kellum, of Accomac, was cloct
f -, to the position of grand junior war
Jn:stt'3la.tely after the election the sop
r,joii adjourned i-ntil- to-day at 2 P. M
' f \ : »-;t session the reports of the various
standing committees will be- heard and
- -• j -.;prn. This will be ti.e general
• •• ?s me< : tiiic; of tne year's communi-
A SPLENDID BANQUET.
After the session had adjourned last
■"^Jcht the delegates wore ushered from
• tK .-issfinbly hall to the banquet hall,
srlirro rovers hml been laid for 3:W.
Thi? banquet v.-as one of the .finest' ever
V!' at ihc Temple." the menu being very
elaborate, containing all the delicacies
of tee <oasCn. It was i:i charge of Grand
Stewards William Kxause and George \V.
j'.o:. nnd reflected great credit upon these
.yo gr-ritlemcn. It was close on to mid
...r,!c!i» when the" members departed.
The- officers for the ensuing term are:
Grsr.d Mrster. E. N. Eubank. Newport
jCetvs: Deputy Grr.nd Master, Thomas N.
I'tavis, Lynchburg: Grand Senior Warden,
JC. Kcrnper, Alexandria: Grand Junior
,V;n<ler. 8. .T. Quinn. Fredericksburg:
Brand Secretary, George W. Carrington.
Richmond: Grand Trt-nsurer, Fred Plea
\->,nts. Richmond: Grand Senior Deacon.
f. W. Eggleston. Richmond: Grand Junior
tyricon, John W. Kellum. Accomac
■Q'-ntv.
THE WORK OF THE COMMITTEE.
Th»; Grand Working Committee met at
* A. M. yesterday, and remained in ses
?;e;i for several hours, exemplifying
work. They also conferred the degree of
ir^rt master upon a member from Ro
s~f>'•;<?•
This committee will meet at;; 3 A- M
10-day.
Mr. J. A- PampUn. of Richmond, was
reappolnted to" the position of grand pur
suivant, which he has n^lel for the past
year. .
."-.-.To.«?terday afternoon the children from
the Masonic Home gave a musical enter
tainment, which was greatly enioyed by
the large audience that filled the hall.
Most of these were representatives to
Use Grand Lodge of Virginia.
A very attractive programme was ren
dered, under the direction of Mr. Regi
nald Walker. . •
GAS AS FUEL
It Ib Beingr More Widely TT«ed for
Beatlns and Cooidn? Purposes.
'j.,0 city gss works makes nothing of
breaking I ts record those days, and the
officials expect to dc it more frequently
\|fiba ever when cold weather sets in.
itftS^rentendent Knowlcs yesterday ? n{(3
fhs- 'coneumptson of gns ■ Tuesday w-as
I.SIS.HPO cu^ic feet.
The works have put in 1,000 additional
pas ranges in the -past- year. The advan
tages, it is claimed, of the gas for heat
ln"g and cooking purposes, as well as
lighting ara being widely realized. With
a grod gas range the latiy of the house
need scarcely worry when -the cook fails
to show up. : It is so capy to cook a mea.l
Vvi.h such a contrivance at hand.
..The cheapness of gas for general pur
poses is also an item. Bills of household
ers ranging from $5 to £C are common
where the gas hap been used for lighting,
luxating and cooking. A certain class of
people, who are thrifty and economical,
use the gas for all th"se purposes from
month to month, at a cost of not more
VIRGINIA GROVE, NO. 15*
>"c«t Br.innh of (be Draidn Organ-
Jr.cd With Lnr^o Membership.
Eclviflere Grove No. 2i. U. A. O. D..
hvls-a brief session nt Belvidere Hall last
nicht. After all the business before the
grove hnd been transacted they wont in
v body to "Vrestham Hall, at Laurel and
Cary streets, and assisted in the organ-
U r :.t!on of the Virginia Grove No. 15,
v.r.ic h enrolled a very large membership—
to ;h? number of J3.
This is the second grove instituted here
in the last two nights, and shows an,.ln
- crease of nearly 200- members, which is
Kratifyirig to the meinbcrs.
Tuesday night in each week this gTove
■wH) meet at WesthanijHall.';;
The ofacers eicct^d are as follows:
■Noble .Arch— Haekins Kobscn. .
Vice Arch— D. A. "Vveinliurnn.
Kecordfng Secretary— Charles T. Hughes.
Financial Secretary— Charles T: Ficert.
Treasurer— D. E. Mann.
•Conductor— George "vy"; Moris. 1 ?.
Jr.sSde Guardian— James B. Smith.
Outside Guardian— J. E. Lambert.
Trustees— D. A. AVcinburnn, James B.
Sn;iTh. and C. D. Duke.
-...Past Arch— A. Klaus.
CAPT. STREETER IMPRISONED.
Famoii'i Cliicnpro Emitter Foand
Guilty cif MnnNln'n»-li(er.
CHICAGO, ILL.. December 3.— George
G. Stroeter. whose long- fight for illled-in
luM on the lake front, makes a curious
<kr»i,;r in Chicago history, was to-day
found' guilty of manslaughter, and his
rjurishment was fixed at confinement in
the peritr-nsiary. Henry Iloolke and Wil-
Hsm McManners, members of Strceter's
"Snuaiter" colony on.filled-Jn land, also
v ' v ''- foynd guilty of manslaughter and
'2niilar penalties ordered, clemency, how
'r.-r. being recommended for : Hoelke.
The defend? nts wore charged with the
. crurder of John S. Kirk, a guard employ-.,
p 3 by interests contesting Streete^r's .
risrbt to the land. . Kirk was shot in'a
%h! bet%veen Strceter's force's and tho j
cppoEJtip'n guards last February. • ]
Strcfier. aonn- years ago. claiming; that
'"•■ "dump," then covering .several acres.
fcTjd valued at millions of dollars, was not
on the rnaj), set up a government claim I
„ fj n 'he land, and called it the "District of ;
. hzlie Michigan." . Strceter's Haim" was •
b&s<i<j on the fact that his boat foundered j
th«ire twenty years ago. and that he con
tinued io live there as a squatter on new i
CRESCENT CITY RACES.
Svrrf .\lioe tb*» Only Favorite to
Win. .
fEW -ORLEAKS.:: December 3.— Sweet;
Air.,, v.-ps the on'y winning favorite
«<"■& to-day. Fuimnary: ! <:
J'irst rarjr— flv»" fur!or,?«- Tom Maybin
■6 ie ]) won. Tar>r<ni (5 to 2) second,
i-stiii! ( ?<- r»j to 1> lhfr<3. Tim"--. 1:07.
Second- rac*;— rix fnrlTs:?— Pct*»r Dur
yy f a (To (o IV v.-oiii XrrbioltJKh HO to IV
R'^-d. Ar,)a (40 io 1) ihird.: Ti-rK:. 1:20 3-5. I
i h!rd n»cf— han't! cap: r*v fur Jove;"- — 1
«*'»-ct - A l!rv (G to 5i yon. Prifie of Galore !
<n to ?. v-corfl. Handspinncr (9 to 2) j
tJi'rd. Time. 1:19 4-5. . . ,'
J-our'h rn^e— liar^ffpp: mile nnd eewn
jy yards— .Uteri*-- Jarbr>« '- <7 to 2> .won..
Kilo» ra r,i fi to IV .«ec^»-'t. Rolling Boer. (7 .
t( \ l ft > third. Tim". 1:54. - --... . ? r '
.. tilth ruc^—r.ix tvirlovsi^-Bcorpia' CIO' to
l> won. Orfivmg (2 > to 6) *eeond.- Optional
<W to 1) third. " TJn^s3:l3- - •; i ;:,.'.■-' :
fiixii rac»-aUe-JPiorce OS to 1} won, ,
CHANGE OF LIFE.
Some sensible advice to
women passing through' this
trying period.
The painful and annoying-, symp
tom^ experienced by most women
at this period of life are easily over
come by Lydf.-i ..13..' Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound. It b espe
cially designed to meet the. needs
of woman's system at the, trying
time of change. of life.
It is no exaggeration to state that
Mrs. Pinlzham has over SCOO letters
lilie the following proving the great
value of her medicine at such limes.
'.' I vrisli to thenk Mrs. Pinkham for
■what her nncdicmc has done for ■ me.
My trouble v,-as change of life. Four
years ag-o ray health began to fail, -my
Lead began to grow dizzy, my ejes
pained me, and at times it seemed as
if ray" back would fail me, had terrible
pains across the kidneys. Hot flashes
•were very frequent and tryirsf. A
friend acl-riscd nic to try Lydia
E. Pinkliam's Vesrctalilo Com
pound. I have taken six bottles of it
and am to-day free from those troubles.
I cannot speak in high enough terms
of the medicine. I recommend it to all
and wish every suffering woman would
give it a trial." — Hhixa Ross, 88 Mont
clair Aye.. Roslindale. Mn.ss._£sooo/or
felt If original of aixjvt letter proving gcnuinsns*\
G&nnot be produced.
Atheola (30 to 1) second. Morcos (13, t0
5) third. Time. 1:50-1-5.
Cotton Fire on Steamer. Magdala.
BREMEN, December 3.— Captain Mc-
Donald, of the British steamer Magdala.
from Galveston. which arrived at this
port to-day, reports that a rire among
th\* cotton cargo on the bridge deck broke
out while the vessel was at sea. and 500
bales were' damaged before It was extin
guished. A portion of the damaged ".cot
ton was jettisoned.
SO WAVEi COAL SHED
Weather Bureau Forecast
Not Verified in the Tem
perature La -4: Night.
Lost, Strayed, or Stolen— One full
grown cold wave, somewhere between the
pole and this city. No reward will be
paid for its recovery. It will turn up
soon enough of its own accord. "■
The Weather Bureau yesterday forecast
a decided drop of the mercury, and the
advent of really wintry weather.' Those
who have faith in the Weather Bureau's
unerring accuracy began to grumble at
the prospects of discomfort with coal $9
and more a ton and wood very much
higher than usual.
But '"c cole! wave came not. It may
have ...en delayed in transmission, or
side-tracked, cr diverted to some other
direction; it had not struck Richmond
at an early hour this morning. Indeed,
there had been no noteworthy decline in
the temperature, and at midnight thert
was no indication of anything remotely
rese-rr.bling a frigid wave.-"
With a thermometer reading of 4S at,
G A. M.. the mercury had fluttered up
ward to 56 by 9 A. iv.. and by noon had
reached d'ano at 3 o'clock had touched
the high mark of the day. .03. At mid
night the reading was but 57. not p-om
ising of any alarming drop. Overhead
the skies were clear, and there was no
wind.
NATIONAL COUNCIL
OF JEWISH WOMEN.
Reports Show Body to Be in.Flour
. ishlng Condition— Balance
in Treasury ifSjOSl-OS. 1
BALTIMORE, MD., December 3.— The
cenvention of the National Council of
Jewish Women to-day listened to the
reading of the annual reports of the
treasurer, recording secretary and audi
tor. The report of the treasurer. Mrs.
Bertha A. Sels. of Chicago, showed re
ceipts of 55.501.71, for the triennium. and
a balance on hand of 52.021.95.
Miss Gertrude Berg, of Philadelphia,
the recording secretary, stated in Tier
report that thirty new sections had been
formed in the last three years. The net
gain in membership was 2,205.
At the evening session, a number of
papers were read.
PUBLICITY FOR TRUSTS.
Bill of Tills Xntnre Discussed I>3'
Ilonse Committee.
"WASHINGTON. D. C. December 3.—
The substitute committee of the House
Judiciary Committee, consisting of Re
presentatives Littlefield, of Maine;
Thomas, of lowa, and Clayton, of Ala
bama: to which' were referred the anti
trust bills, met to-day.. and devoted several
hours to the consideration, of these meas
ures. One. of the bills before the com
mittee, proposes an amendment to the
Sherman anti-trust law, "and another pro
vides for publicity. .
Considerable attention was devoted to
dnv to the consideration of the latter.
This bill requires all corporations- en
gaged in inter-state commerce to file're
turns with government authorities, dis
closing their true financial condition ; end
the condition of their capital stock, a tvl
imposes a tax upon such as have out-,
standing capital, stock; unpiH -In
whole or in port. The bill was introduc
ed -by ""Mr. Littlefield at the last, session.
WTiile. no general conclusions were reach
ed to-day, good progress was made. \ and
the committee hopes to . be able to make
a report to the House before the holiday
recess. ' . ". ,' ;'.;■. ' - ■■ ' ■ : .;; ,
bride: of \v>i. j. slidell.
■ • - - " ■-.--.. • ■ . ■ . •
Son of the Famoni Confederate.Mar
--■.. ■ . " •» ■ -■ ■ -' v"' "" ■ -v* "" '
rled In Washington Yeaterdny. :■
-■WASHINGTON. D. C. December ; S.—
(Special.)— William Johnson: Slidell; son
of the diplomat of the Confederacy: who
figured with : his confrere. Mason, so
prominently in the Trent hftnir..: to-day
led to the . altar Miss Louise: "••.BM.rford;
adopted d.iuEhter,of John FloydfWnp^
msn. It -was ;, one. of the most brillJnrit
'we^d'np-s'.of the enrly season. ;and.;'w.!*B
attended by hundreds ;of distJnffulPhed
truest s '.f "6m" this and 1 other .^cltl^s.'^Rov.'
D. J. -Stafford.- pastor of St. : Patrick's
church, performed the ceremony.' , . -
• The J bride 5 was ? attended ? by ;- Mlssi BHzai
THE RICHMOND DISPATCHiTHUKSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1902-
Carroll Simpson; of this city.
• i After, the ceremony, a reception was held
:at j the home i of ; air. : Wagßaraah: V- Mr. ' and ■
Mrs.: ; Slidell : left 7ori the ; afternoon*: train"
' aI ?£;;WM Hvei in =New> York. .-• The groom
,is£weli-known "-. in ;'■ Washington, v His /pa
rents ; for many years maintained a tine
home v here, in later years * they bought
; an, estate at Princeton, N; ;J.; J. Mr. Sii
dell's only sister, also - well-known ,in
iWasoington; ;-; was' • present at tne : cere
mony to-day. -A year'ago she Iwas"mar
ried in ; Paris to Due aAngeio Gravatto
"Veisopl. - ' - \^'; "...
FEE .MR. WISE GETS.
Ten Thousand the Contract Price—
.' . One-Fourth of It Paid. ,
As an aftermath of the recent suit
brought against the State Board of Can
•vssers by Captain Jnhu S. . Wise, ;of
New York, it waslearned yesterday* from
authority -that the sum i of $10,000 was
guaranteed to Mr. Wise as a fee for his
service. Of thJs amount, it; was stated
that $2,500 had 4 already been paid to
Captain Wise for his services up to this
linic. • : ' -
None* of the members of the Constitu
tional Convention have a yet been served
with notice of any damage suit against
them. Attorney General Anderson . cal
culated yesterday that if. judgments were
secured against him in behalf of dis
franchised- negroes," they would amount
to ' $50.0C0.000 and they would have to .be
settled by a "Virginia Convention Spolia
tion Claims Committee."- *
GAMBLING MEN FINED.
They Conducted a Gambling Den in
Xevfport Xcrvs. (
HAMPTON, VA., December 3.—(Spe
cial.)—Wil iam Pennick and Thomas Bras
well, who recently came to Hampton from
Norfolk and operiej a -aloon on w r est
Queen street, were fined *100 each and
sentenced to one hour's confinement m
the county jail to-day for conducting a
gambling house. The men were recently
tiled on the charge in the Mayor's Court,
but appea.!etl from dec'.s.«'n tv ,m* Oouiny
Court, which not only p^rifirTTiPd *h*
the verdct of the lower court, but added
a jail sentence of one hour, as stated.
The fines were paid and the saloon men
were kept in the jail one hour.
'Jhe funeral srvi is of M-. John West
Lindenb.erger were conducted from tho
First Methodist church this morning at
11 o'clock, by ihe Rev. J. Sidney Peters.
BOSTOCK IS HERE.
The Shows Arrive This Morning to
Spend Winter. Here.
The Frank C. • Bostock shows arrived
here from. New York this morning, at 3
o'clock, over the Richmond, Fredericks
burg and Potomac railroad. The train
which brought the shows here was pro
bably the largest circus train that ever
came into Richmond. The work of un
loading was commenced as soon as the
train arrh'ed and will continue until com
pleted, which will be early noon.
Manager Tudor will arrive here this
morning, and he and Mr. Aginton will
decide when the shows will be open to
the public. A conference was held yes
terday afternoon .between Mr. Aginton,
■'arney Frischkorn, and General Manage
Huff, "of the Passenger and Power Com
pany, relative to furnishing flat cars for
transferring the animal cages to' the
building. Mr. Aginton is' personally con
ducting the unloading of the train.
Carpenters have been busily engaged
for the last three days gettlng'the horse
show building In shape for the coming
of the shows. .
BARRY JOHNSTONE DYING.
His Mother, Ttvo Brothers, and Two
.H. H . Sisters With Him.
PHILADELPHIA. PA.. December 3.—
Barry. John stone, the actor, who murdered
Kate Hnssett. a member of the Keith
Theatre stock company, Monday night,
p.nd then shot himsplf. Is dyintr to-night
at, the Hahnemahn Hospital. The physi
cians have Riven up hope of saving his
lifp. and their efforts to-day have be<*n tc
render death •as painless -as possible.
Johnstone's mother, his two brothers/ and
his two sifters, who came here from their
home at Syracuse. N. V.. on learning of
the tragedy, have been in constant atten
dance at the bedside of the dying ac
tors
The body of the murdered actress re
mains at the boarding-house, where it
was taken from the mogue. None of her
relatives have arrived. An examination
of the murdered woman's correspondence
was made to-day by the coroner, but noth
ing was found to show that Johnstone
had' threatened her life.
. Banlcer Commits Suicide.
PHILADELPHIA. PA.. December 3.—
Howard T. Goodwin, aged 32 years, treas
urer of the banking and brokerage firm
of Cassatt & Co., committed suicide to
night, by shooting. He was found dead
in the firm's office in the Arcade building.
No cause is known.
SKETCH OF DR. TICHENOR.
Born in Kentucky, He Enters tlie
Ministry "When a Yonng Man,
Isaac Taylor Tichenor, D. D., whose
death at Atlanta, after a lingering ill
ness. w r as .reported in yesterday's
Dispatch, was born in Spencer
County. Ky., November 11, ISSS.
Feeble health while growing interfered to
some extent with his education. was
baptized in IS3S by the Rev. Will.'am
Vaughan. of Bloomfleld. and entered, the
ministry at Taylorsville in 1546.- and soon
after became pastor at Columbus, Miss.,
in January. 1849. He returned to Ken
tucky the next year, and in ISSI accepted
a call to Henderson in that State.
r In ISoi: he - accepted fa: call to the First
Baptist church of Montgomery, Ala..
where he remained . until IS6O. when he
resigned on account of his health.
He entered the Confederate army as
chaplain, and remained in service until
called back to his former Montgomery
charge in ISG3. -In 1871 he accepted a. call
to the First Baptist church of Memphis,
Term.. andin 1872 accepted the presidency
of the Agricultural and Mechanical Col
lege of Auburn. Ala., which "•; position he
held for. ten years..
In ISS2 he Was made secretary of the
Home Mission Board of the Southern
Baptist Convention. ;
Dr. Tichenor possessed a striking com
bination of the; higher traits of intellect
ual power. Governor Watts, aniintimate
friend, once expressed the opinion' that
he was endowed with the best intellect
with which he ever came in contact. ,He
was thoroughly acquainted . with the
ology, history and science, . was a clear
and independent thinker, a gifted writer,
powerful preacher and delightful, com
panion. .
;~:' Dr: Tichenor leaves several-- children,
among them Mrs, J. S. Dill, of Freder
icksburg, who was ; with her 'father when
he died. / t: '■.■"... ■■: -..'.'
YELLED IN HER CELL,
Rebecca Johnson Awakes the Echoes
at the Second 'Station.,
The Second Police Station was ; filled
last night r with the >moans and -blood
curdling yells" of a woman confined Jn
"one : of, the cells. NothingVcould stop her
and ' her lungs : were . so' 1 strong : that : she
■finally "got" the nerves i of ; the police."
w! o are used 'to such things. Persua
sion and threats were to no purpose. V It
was- doubly because the
dernoristrn t ions ; : were ' not.- those,;, of real
distress, "but : were', indulged - : In .-for '■"effect."
.'/The ; woma n's r ame was : Rebecca :John
fon " (colored), and ," sh e : was "- arrested for
street .walking. '■'.;^:le .was-not-rnuch^on
looks; bvt; a .better -actress ? ls riot: to* ;be
fbu rid. j ITears '<■ rolled ; - down > tier ') black-face;
as "she" pleaded \ to \ be '\ turned; loose, saying
TOE • STRAWGB • DEATH; OFJ HENRY
HAT, IN PRINCE GEORGE.
HOUSE?BI-OWN DOWN ON HIM
He Wai Found Canght Beneath the
Timbers— Marriage of Mr. Scott ani"
Miss Lncr A. Chamberlayne— Royal,
Arcanum Officers Chosen, ,
PETERSBURG, "V A.. December 3.—(Spe
cial.)—Henry Hays., a respectable and very
worthy' negro, was found dead ■; in Prince
George county this morning under pecu
liar circumstances. Hays was a regular
wood-cutter and hired himself out for
that purpose. He had been working for
several days In the woods on the farm
of, Mr. R. B. Batt'e, near Jordan's Point,
where he had -built a temporary house for
his accommodation. Some time last night
the bouse tell in or was biown down, by
the wind, and this morning the dead body
of Hays was found caught fast and crush
ed beneath the timbers. Deceased was
about 55 years old. and" was well known
in the county.
MATRIMONIAL.
At the' residence of the bride, on Wash
ington street, at noon to-day. Miss Lucy
Atkinson -Chamberlayne was married to
Mr. Richard Clark Scott. ' The marriage
was a very quiet one. only the imme
diate relatives being present. The, bride
is a very cultured l?dy, the daughter of
Mrs. Mary C."' and the late John Hampton
Chamberlnyne, and a niece of Bishop
Robert Atkinson.
ELECTION OF OFFICERS.
At the regular meeting of Sycamore
Council; Royal Arcanum, held last night,
the following officers were elected:
Tjejrprit — ■pferho't- Pb'TTier.
Vice-Regent— R. E. Brrnet.
Past, Regent— W. T. Parham.
Orator— A: M. Crowder.
Secretary— Hugh R. Smith.
Collector— D. D. Atkins.
Treasurer— Eli Kull.
Chaplain— R. W. Kruse.
Rppresentative to the Grand Council —
William'!'.- Parham,; Alternate, R. E.
Brunot. .
GENERAL NEWS.
A. P. Hill Camp of Confederate Veter
ans will hold their annual meeting to
morrow night. .Besides the election of
officers for the ensuing year, other busi
ness of importance will be considered.
The Elks of Petersburg are looking for
ward with interest to the day when, as
their bretheren of Richmond did yester
day,. they . can dedicate their own home.
They have quite a large sum laid aside
for the purpose.
The large number of deserters from the
United States navy taken. up in. this city
during the past few months causes con
siderable comment as to the cause of
desertion. Some of the men allege; harsh
treatment as the reason.
POTATOES FOR CALIFORNIA. 1
One of our merchants recently shipped
to private order a number of bags of
Virginia sweet potatoes to San Francisco.
Another merchant yesterday filled ' an
order for two barrels of roe herrings to go
to Houston. Tex.
The friends in , this city of Dr.* J. E.
Booth, who has been ill for several weeks
in Norfolk, are gratified to hear of his
probable early return to his practice here.
Postmaster Boiling has put into service
here two of the regulation covered mail
wagons for use between the post office
and the mail trains.
PULASKI PERSONALS.
Movements of WcH-Known People
Chronicled— Minister Installed.
PULASKI, VA., December 3.— (Special.)
County Court convened Monday but
transactvd little business, and adjourned
over to Wednesday.
The annual public sale of delinquent
lands resulted in their purchase almost
exclusively by the State.
The installation of Rev. J. B. Morton
as pastor of Puiaski Presbyterian church
took place Sunday morning. Rev. Robert
Gray presided; Rev. J. B. Bittinger,
"f myth, preacned and charged the
pastur. and Rev. W. H..Ha:i, of Wythe
ville. the people. Me ny who. would have
been in attendance to witness (he solemn
services were hindered by a heavy rain
fall at that hour. Mr. Morton came to
this church in the early fall, and has
.made a "most favorable impression, not
only on his own congregation, but on all
who have met him\or neard his attrac
tive, "earnest, eloquent sermons.
Mr. Hall filled the pulpit acceptably at
night.
W. M. Perkins Is back from an ex
tended commercial tour through West
Virginia. Mrs. Perkins .Is at present in
Buckingham county, and expects to be
here by the middle of the month. The
condition of their son. Mason, and their
daughter. Miss Fanny, who are under
treatment in Grand View Sanitarium,
Newport. Term., is reported more favor
able than at any former time, and it is
now thought the health of both will be
fully restored.
Mr. Dick Shelton. of Wytheville, spent
Sunday with friends hvre. *
Attorney D. A. Preston, of Abingdon,
attended court Monday.
Mr. W. C. Kelly, a former resident of
the city, is over from Switchback, W.
Va.. this week.
Mr. Dexter Miller, of Danville. Ky., is
visiting relatives in the county.
Mrs. Sue Sayers and Miss Alice How
ard, of Wythe. have been spending a few
days with their brother. Mr. J. A. How
ard.
Mrs. John Stone, of Snowville, and her
son, Fayette, who has employmvnt in
Pittsburgh Pa., are virlting her sister
in-law. Mrs. M. C. Stone.
Mr." and Mrs. Thornton, of Hillsville,
are guests of their granddaughter, Miss
Bessie Brown.
Miss Ethel Massie. who has be'en visit
ing her sister. Mrs. H. P. Gray, returned
to Lynchburg this week. '
During the absence of Mr. Harvey
Barton in the North. Mrs. Barton and
her mother. Mrs. Carrie Fitzhugh. are
visiting Mrs. Barksdale. of Lynchburg.
sister of the latter.
Miss Alva Watson has joined her sis
ter. Miss Marga, who is visiting Miss
Reeves, of Bristol. . ;
Mr.. W. XV. Bentley, Jr., after a pro
tracted furlough, has resumed his duties
at Newport News. •
- Attorneys D.- S. Pollock and ..J. C.
Wysor are absent on legal business in
Berboursville, Ky.
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BOUBLB-TOED CAT CAME BACK.
It Saw a Reporter tomin; to Inre*
tipate and Hastened Home.
(New Trrk Sun.)
Lost— A Malt.se' cat, ■male,... with'. double
toes." wearing a col a.- marked "21 Plerre
pont street;" llbeal reward will be paid
for returning: to that address.
The cat belorffs to Jus ice SVlllard Bart
lett. of the appc 11 te di ision of '.no Su
preme Court, who l.vs fit '21 Pferrepbnt
street, Erookljri. It di aj peared several
days ago. and 'the nu;
Bartletfs family Were greatly disturted.
Besides- having double ces.V.-- m n are
signs of noble lineage, the cat Is blue.
it was about. 7:33 o'clock last 'night
when a repor:er was ; on his way. to 21
Pierrepont street, v to make inquiries re
garding the pbsent ca\ that one ans er
ing^the description in the fdvertisement
was seen half a block from Justice Bart
letfs house. The cat > was wary vand
would; not permit. a stranger to touch it.
Instead, it jumped through the; ral's" "of
the iron fences un'i'-t reached the sloop
at 53- ■Pierrepont street. : - ; _ '
A member ; of Justice Bartletfs family
was notified that a "-Maltese cat was on' thei
adjoining stoop. ; The ma id was sent- to
investigate and, r when -->he approa hed,
the cat jumped^into her, apron and 1 mew
ed .its v delight. . ;-■ '. : . :/', -■ ■ . -. -
' \ ■ How He Made It..
:' '.'-.'■ (Chicago Tribune. ) '
"Colonel, would you v mind .telling me
] how "i you ; mad § ; your ; firsts $1,000 ?'*, :.^;; :' 7 y;
t at v all. ' I ihade iit i,by { attending
; *<itrlctly ; '•< to 1 business, : my; ; dwa f business,*
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! PROFIT-SHARING CONTEST.;
i $3,000 |N cash prizes $3,0001
t First Prize $500; Second Prize, $250; Other Prizes, $2,250. ♦
!T . A, plain profit-sharing contest, whereby: the readers of; the Richmond Dispatch, .the
X We^ kl / Dispatch, and the v ßicnmond^ News may receive a portion of the money taken in from +
J^ 7 subscriptions, which would ordinarily be paid^ to travelling men and for travelling expenses. .^
By offering prizes based on estimates of the Bank Clearings of .Richmond at the close of >^, ;,
y.?r business December 31, 1902, for the year 1902, we propose to divide the handsome sum of
$3,000 in cash among our reader*. *''.-.' ft%^
§ Conditions of the Great Contest. |
"y' The subscription prfce will' not be change*. -^
V" ZZ h ° contest wfll close at 12 o'clock midnight" Decamber U.-IWiN . • ' - _^ «. -i: "
I V>- „ For eVeI T 25 ' cents .received by ua>for subscription one e*"tlm» J t»m h* «nowe(J by as. Th« ro&serfpttow pnee «r ,-^
I T th(S Daf! y Dispatch, delivered by carrier In. Richmond, Is 50 «ent« » month-out-of-town, by m«tV » c«nts ,» montl» r.^-
V- or 13.00 a y ear . The price ot the Newt-to 25 centsa monthor J3.00 a year. The Weekly Di«patch rat. to «.ott » year.
A remittance of 50 :ent 3 for either paporwill entitle -th* sender to th« paper for the period called lor In our nt»
JL nd estimates: JI.OO four estimates, and oo on. • ■ ♦ ♦ .»«
V • Pres ent subscribers, who have paid in advance, may. upon" furthwr payment, participate to tnl» conteit. ■"
•^- have their subscriptions extended acrordinj to the amount yaid. v *•'"«*--«.». U T '
■. Ao estimate will be entered on our books except wh«i accompanied by cash. Estimate and caan wast «" c " >*
j " -V- .:.."» in the SAME ENVELOPE, or be. dcUvered by the SAME PERSON at the SAME TIME; Upon receipt at our ▼
office the estimates will ba entered upon books kept for that purpose, and the paper promptly jent to the aflarew -^
■ KJven. Ko change of estimates vrll! be allowed tfter they are once entred on our books. ._
J^ No ; stockholder. otHctr. or employee of either the Dally Dispatch, Weekly Dispatch, or Richmond >ew» wiu o« '
? "V" permltted to make eetimatei or in any way share In this contest. r*
\X, P A UTION.'-Send money by check or post-omc« or express money order. This !• the only safe way. Br»ore >
to enclose in. same, envelop* your estimate in dollars and cents as to what will be the total BANK Cl^cAßM"*"
*&■ OF RICHMOND KOR 190 AAS CERTIFIED BY THE CLEARING-HOUSE JANUARY 1. 1908. J^
i ■ Should there be a tie for any priae. the amount will be divided equally between »hose «o tied. .■_:"♦■:- - : -
"Write jour same and address, aad parUcularly tbe Be'uea •/ your estimate. very plainly in order tnat »• etrar \
>^- .-nay occur.
"-.-.. '- ■ ■ ' : .^_ ■:" ■-■■-. •■■'-^T > - ;
"V" . . ....... : . /■■;"'■.-;. .' .. , " r . '-' •■ ■•' ■'■■ - ;: ± ■" ■
.^ To the nearest correct estimate ... •' **v^ s°°5 °° °° ♦
To the second nearest correct estimate ............. ...". .. v 250 00 •-;■
V" To the third nearest correct estimate... ....'..-•...•.-......•..•••••••••••■ 10O0 ° T
•^ To. the fourth nearest correct 'estimate. •• • • « • 75 °° IT
•^ To:the fifth'nearest correct estimate ".„ ''...* ....*••." .>.......... 5° co
-^- To the sixth nearest correct estimate. ....... ....'....... ....... ./.....••* 2^ °° ;T
To the next 50 nearest correct estimates, $10 each .............. ............ 500 00
! To the next 100 nearest correct estimates, $5 each .•..................-.•••* s°° °°
To the next 200 nearest correct estimates, $2 each .................. ........ 400 00
To the next 300 nearest correct estimates, $1 each ..., 1 ........... -.*. 3°° °° "♦" :
I lil'l : • ". V $2,700 OO
: f . Thes3 fiddltlonal Prlzas^ Will Alsd Be Paid. t
|',^' For the nearest correct estimate received before September 15, 1902............$ xoo 00 >
"V" For the nearest correct estimate received before October I, 1902. .. . .......*... 75 °°
For the nearest correct. estimate received before October 15/1902....... ...»>. „ 5° °° w
•4* For the nearest correct estimate received before November I, 1902...... ...... 35 °° X
For the nearest correct estimate received before November 15, 1902... v.... .... 25 00 T
-^- For the nearest correct estimate received before December 1, 1902.. ..C. ....... * 15 °° .:
-$> i ';:-:■•■. j Kl . ... lllii" 111 ; "■ -X'
•<>. Total 662 prizes, amounting t0 ...... .............. . . ........ .-. . . . . .s;j,ooe 00 *£
t HERE IS THE QUESTION : t
A "What Will Be the Total Bank Clearinss in Dollars and Cents of
4 Richmond, Va., for the Year IQ02?"
On January 1, 1903. the.Richmond Clearing-House will certify the amount. That certifi r \^
j cate -will decide the question. ' >4*
. X The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1892 were .$126,080,177 73
j The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1893 were ....... .... .. 114,957,211 $9 -•>
1 The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1894 were ..;................ 113,327.889 23
' Thf total bank clearings of Richmond for 1805 were .......--•• ......... 121.960.869 39
The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1896 were ......... 114,378,841 66 ■' v ;.
"& The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1897 were ................... 116.338.731 61 ;T
-$"• The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1898 were 133.615.376 10
I -4- The tctal bank clearings of Richmond for 1899 were 165,901.087 14 J
-<>> The total bank clearings of Richmond for 1900 were ..-.. ................ KS>SZ7A7S *>i
-^ The total bank clearings of • Richmond for 190 1 were ................ .. 198,091,536 10 J
-4- The total bank clearings of : Richmond for 1902 were ..................... ir
Cut out one of che following blanks, fill in with the length of time 3^o u want the paper. "^
and your estimate or estimates, and send by mail to Post-Office Box 373, or bring- to the of-
X flee. Ninth and Main streets, Richmond, Va. >-
I V' F|B CITY SUBSCRIBERS. |
1M ' Rate, : -sbc. a Month. >
1' . • "; ■ ' - -- . - : -, . ::■-':- +
«•> THE DISPATCH,— T hand you herewith . . . . . . . .for which deliver your paper to nrj
1 -<► address...... ...Hy estimates on the Bank Clearin gs of Richmond for 190 a . "^
I + are: r ; •: ■ X
1-^ i5t ................. -^.. ..... : M .............. ........ *•;.«■•
i - 2d \';* ......... .« sth .......... ....... ............. >
•^ 3d .......... ........ ,i;.;.-i ....... 9th.......... ......... ............
"£ 4 th ........... .... ...^., ...... 10th ........ ......................
sth5 th ......... ......... ........... nth .......................... .....
% M^^^^^^^M&^^^^^M i2 >h ♦....../.....«.............., >
.Name........ ....;............... - : : ' ■
■^ Number ......... ..5treet. ................. ....•••••••• ♦
This blank must be brought in person to this office. ♦ ".
; FOR OUT-OF-TOWN SUBSCRIBERS.. t
> Rate, 25c a iVlonth or $3 a Year.
" THE DISPATCH,— EncIosed find ... : ..for which send your paper to my address '
{0r.... .. My estinytes on the Bank Clearings of Richmond for 1902 arc: :
& Ist ........................ ...... 7th ........ ......................
> id ;./...... .....' •-;. . ;= . sth , • ♦
7 :3 d ..'........• ■ ' 9th , «•>
>^ 4 th loth -
|£ sth ;•• — llth \ — ♦ ;
-O 6th .......... ........ v.... 12th
';\^ ■ _ Name ............. *^ * ....•>.«.............. ' _ ■ '
■^ " ■ -:.-'-■:-'- Pnst-O^fice' ■ ''" ' "■ ■ ; ■■ ''-'■'• ' State ' ■■. ■.r^.'-s-:^
w ' Enclose one estimate for each 25 cents. ' "' •"'
o iiUUicoo r. v. puA 010, niuiiiiuiiii. Yd. *+
** Remit by Check, Post-O/fice Order, or Express Money Order. /^^
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