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H PAUL ANI> SfJL'AS AT I'HlLirPl"— Acts xv1:122-U4:.
FOR JAIMUARY 4.
*&■ Christianity curd» men of demons.
V.' Grrcd .-.nlaEonizca the Christian spirit
- •_ Mob-law Is a dangerous expedient.
!%y«p ft ticnce is the defense against pas-
s vt : -*Frbni' trials often come triumphs. ._
v ; Prisons often make j«inctuarics. ■
Soucs in the nigfc£- often foretoken
,' 4a.wn. .• ..
:~ Persecution helps the persecute*!.
' "The mind Is its own\ place, and In It
%self?can make a heaven ot- hell,; a hell; of
&'"«beavcn/' . ' •"■ •
\
- . HISTORICAL BACKGROUND.
■ " ' Time— Probably A- D. 51, f Christianity
©hadlbeeii growing In the w.pr id now for
Iftabout; twenty years:, and had I spread from
the shores" of Paul
f|rseu«^bri : his ■ second • missionary \ tou r, • with
Silas, Timothy, and ""Luke. 1 I . (
KSPiace^They; had reached -, the city of
S| Philippic in Macedonia,; to ; which place
IT. they' had crossed from Troas, in Asia
f -'Minor. .'_ ' Philippl wwars r about' ; 110 miles
j§jaorthwest of Troas, Just south 'of Thracia,
WunAl 110 miles north of Athens;; 'This city
-'■'.had 'been built by Kinp Pliiiip, " the father
If off Alexander ".the Great. It f?as a chief
ifcltyiof .; Macedonia, in the 'yeax 42.8. C,
; tlie decisive battles "of \th"e world
rt had been fought there between tl.e forces
arid Casslus, theVmurderers of
=!; Julius Caesar, who called tliemsielyesre
g"pu3«cans," and the forces of Otavius Cae-;
%-sar. and Mark Antony. Result:! Brutus
; -and Cassius were defeated and^comrnltted
Hiulclde, ; and Octavius became Eniperbr.
-This Emperor: made Philippia; free city,
u-;, -which gave all the citizens all .the 1 privi
c : — oman citizens. Many of the
:of jvntony's :. army settled .here.
'■iPa.ui.-in writing to tne Philfppians, made
ffreferences to military life which wa^ fa-
to : these people. The scenery and
jg the| r fertlllty \of the country make . the"
i^jjlace very interesting^ Claudius was Bm
tJp'eror' of Rome A. D. 51. ■ In A. D. 50, the
' Britons were finaiiy .conquered by the
Jiomans. ,•
' - - FACTS OF THE LESSON..
, Central Theme: The events that led to
-the conversion of the Philippian jailer.
... . ■ - ' ■■.■."'■'■' • -
. .Golden Text: "Believe on the Lord Jesus
.Christ and thou shalt be saved.".
■ — — -.-'.. ■„."■.- •;■..
; On .this ; the crowd rose as< one: man
© against them. while .the magistrates
s stripped off their clothing, and ordered
iUhem.to bo flogged. After they had laid
4fon|them -many lashes,' they thrust them
Mintjifpnson,* wlt-» orders lo the jailer to
'^keep them in safe, confinement. * • * who
:put tliem> in the inner, cell and secured
V their, feet In the s-ocks. > Towards mid
f; ; r rilgnt, while Paul and Silas were' pray-.
y ing, .singing praises to God,- and; while
;-d_ the prisoners were listening" to them.sud
jdenly?:there was such a -violent earih-
J4<juake that the foundations of the jail
' \vere shaken, and the bands "of nil the
:;i! prisoners were unloosed, -and the, jailer
"being roused ojt of sleep and seeing the
lifdborSrOf ide prison open,-- drew his sword, •
: " intending to lvill himself, under the Im
pression, that the"; prisoners had .escaped.
£; But- Paul": called out loudly: "Do no evil"
„ ' to 'thyself; for we are all here.''- ". And he
&called;for lights and rushed in; and trem
;f bllng, ■ fell, down Pa.ul /and Silas,
'•J and ■■ haying* brought " them ! out, :he : said :
'■■IVGentlcmcn, what, is necessary; for me
.- :- 1 o]do i. that I may * be. saved." |In answer
Ho this they said: on: the. Lord
jjJJesusf Christ /iiiid 1 ilibu shalt -be saved,
:'..,thou arid thy hbuse,' I ''-^Andthe>'. spoke the
Sword- of : the jLord. to, him and ■ to all ; those
Mnjhis house, and he tocilk thorn tnat very
►fours', of .:? the \[ night £ arid washed : their
he and all his were baptized
f4 then and there. .And, having led; JJpni into
;*hisl house, he laJd- tr tatsle f o*^^?emi. and/
f|«xulted,wlth all his house, bt\*d.use he be
"•.lieved' in, God. * "
. FIRST EUROPEAN OPPOSITION.
p The gospel . was having ' free course and
-'•."was [ being r glorifled -with" 1 iriarked " success
.-;In' r the 'city of Pliilippi.VuntH'Jone day . a
|| sudden i storm . of., opposition burst "upon
vtriem. It did' riot. springifroin*a;theologi- :
icaJ • or., a doctrinaJ - cause, " but' from a
one. , Greed y was the root of
5 evil; frqnr which tneTwild'^ antagonism to
, the, preaching > of ' '- Paul ~ and,; his j band of
■ ■',' oiissioriaries ■;■ sprung. „ This] sounds'; very :
■ modern; doesn't it?- Half of the* opposl
fitiori> to , the; cause of Christ; springs from
£?tbe."; same source ; to-day. ■- • Data will prove
\lhis.
. ; J Dr." McLaren] says : " Greed disguised as
, v patriotism • was 'the first . erierijy : that , the
_ gospel met in Europe. -'The hope of their
tS gain -."was JgoneV— that : was the reial ; ; rea-
slave-girl's masters^ ariimbs
ily/though it cloaked itself under* a; high-.
Aariinded ; zeal for the observance; of pure
ipKoman; customs. But have, we never
■;. f !ooihe across, opposition . to',\Christianlty:
, of exactly- the" same sorti? furiously, piib-
Srlic-Epirited •on tlio| outside, :lmsely self
!finterested : within? A; syndicate 'of .stock
|f holders were exploiting a young: slave girl,
; i,vho had somckind of talent: as; a clair-
Myoyarit;; or : called in the:
liGreek^a "Python-spirit,''; (a python was a
witch ..that presided' over the in
:v tantations " practiced - at-- tliel temple of
; ?,ThisV i)oor girl.v = Paul in the
floamo of Christ, cured of her demon pos
'*. session. - When '.' her masters % perceived
-was- no longer^ inclined "or capa-'
?; blo; of ■ practicing her 'peculiar jugglery,
«s ihey became .enraged at J Paul, and _ Silas
stirred "up a mob against them which
v by " the illegal connivance Cof "the,-magis
||fcrates";bf 'Phllippi; grossly; abused them
ff; and realised: them to' be,- placed;' bleeding
- . md wounded, in' coarse stocks,' , In" the
lecpest and \ vilest dungeon -of the '" Ro
. nan Jail.': But this ■ incident':, redounded
; » : the conversion ;bf the jailer, the. vindi
?i,-itation of Paul and Silas. "arid the glory of
?v%e ■, gospel .of Christl Christianity sets
.' • neri free. The world would keep; them In
>o!idase. I Christianity riiakes 1 them pure
r good. .The v world would degrade them
Impersonally/arid make them do^wickedness.
IsChristiariity ; helps men without' desire for.
j. pain. The world 'seelcs ;to use"; them f of
us own gain. Evil-minded ; men fight
w, Christianity because it does not ponder
■:, to their, selfishness or sinful ? Indulgence.
. . - ATTITUDE IN; SUFFERING.
■ Paul and Silas, in their wretched condi
p;tion. conscious of the UerrlbleTrebuft.- that
j? their efforts had received.": arid -yet/sing
., Ing /praises- to God, in the night, is a
the attention of .all
|| thinking arid men^/'A faith that
' would- enable; af man ■;■ \o: do. thisiiri -just
pihelspirlt'' "and^attitude tbwardstGod that
it was done, is surely divine. A case
Sf^otthis^cannot : be ifp'aralleled -outside; of
|^ih"o*[clrcle|of HChristian'i life * and -, doctrine.
Ji. Christian" falth^trlurriphs over suffering.-.
gltgnelther despises '; it inj^"stoical ■;wa>v\rior
Illoeajlt -mourn/; nor"cbrriplain:unaer. ltfv ■ ',
God ?In.T the .' midst lof - it, ;r; arid : j
vails for Him to set all things aright, "i
|g^th;a conviction that: if nhlsYrlghUng
f.'loes not occur. In thLs world it will in i
next.
W.The j Jailer was in despair when he i
■hough t S that y his prisoners \ had r ; escaped: 1 i
P?"^?*"? ' and] Silas;; in '; the ■ midstlbf Ithelry i
;#*S av y£*^.? J ' I werel- mtwai •In their. ' faith r
inGod. and full of «ultatso?i ; ra'thersth£nl
feiefpondency. Their .^ufferlrigrf ' ■ wereX
|ft>lM«ea 10 th« C o< s a of others. ■" ' '
/ THB c JAItER'S I CONVERS ION.
" ,The. jaller'ss troubles awoke" 'him- to a
P«BM||«fJld^need \ of ''salvitibrir "Hisl ter
ggffiEsw^lwiMi ltotb|bop^^ < kh©l «arths?
*** «»cJ»«; mor« •th£a zisi:pri*>n.z isi:pri*>n .
-?>'-i --. - ' ■■.:■■
: walls. G It ! had f cracked ? the j thin •' veneer (of
custorii; and; -sense, ;arid let Jhinf ?seev the
'nether flres. V : 'xl.& jai ler was a ' hea then |a t
i"sunset!;^"he: was fakradlantViChristiariWat:
sunrise. \\Tiat" had changed him? Knowl^
edge of and trust liri<the"'Xiord fJesua i Christ.!
Saving, faith consists of two, things: belief ;
arid trust^Faitli must have; an :object\toj
act; onj ; tb-wlt, "jGod;;'as*-,Godfsin JC^irist/
;Paulidid not/say simply.' "Believe.'' I ;i but
; Belioveon.' t! j Fnithris. a : transaction ;be-;
i.twecn "-: two persons. It" is not I merely fan '
intellcctuali process— belief ■ ; ;lh'-Va? formula^
or,. a ''statement*' in';' a book, or; about a sub-?
jeet/ Faith is reliance; on a- person..: The":
jaileri ler af tcrwaros , showed " the "divine;; life )
wlthin-him by his works/ and? by his'riew*
spirit of joy.; -I, •■ •' '- ";';;,.•
DIEDIVERY SUDDENLYi
Unexpected 'End .{of , -.Mrs^'Sallie' Yau
ccy At IVetv Canton— Bnclcingham
v'iJVotew. . ' .'. "■ " .-'" * ';';-■:'■_
GRAVEL HILL/; Jan. 2.— (Special.)— Mrs.
Sallie Yancey-'dlod at her home in -New
Canton Tuesday evening. . Her death was
quite sudden. She was -sitting fin a chair
before th\? flre In. her room, a little grand^
daughter, : who * was with her, . noticed
something; was Trrbng-; : and ran -a short
distance for. Dr. , Petit: When ; : she re
.turned, in a very short time, with; the
doctor, Mrs. Yancey 'tvas dead. ■■) ■ *■ ■';■ ."'
Miss Olivia "Stlgar.v of the new . storV?,'
Neighborhood. In thii"- county, and Mr.
Stigor. of Amherst county, were- guests
of friends in 'this .town on Tuesday and
Wednesday. ; also . Mr. Gill, • Miss : HatUe
Stigar and Miss HubZ>ard 'Johnson have
returned - from a visit ' to friends " in Bed
ford City. . ■■:;' ; '*. ■; : " ;
Mr. J. B. Leasure "-. Jias sold_ out his
stock of .- general merd handise ' at- Red
Mills to his two brothers, Messrs. John
A. and Forest Leasure:. ' -"- ','
Mrs. William White is '.quite sick at her
home; near W.eallhia/
A very heavy frost was: on the ground :
here this morning: ." ~r ~
'The public roads in this county are v\>ry
bad' "now. Instead v of ; paying out four
thousand dollars to build; a bridge that
will be of benefit to but a few| there are
many who think the county had better
go to work and-' buy'.; road \ machines -and
put ; the highway's iri -better, order. The
road leading; from; this. -; place ; ; to ,the
Cumberland county line is "very bad/ and
from Johnson station out to the. Bucking
ham • and New Canton road, yin places. -it
will take. a four-horse tvam to pull, what
two ousht to haul: with ease. • ;■•■. ; .
Buckingham has some of the largest
slate quarries in the world. The quality
of the slate- is the best, and it has taken
the; highest premlums r at '^very place at
'which it has ever- been exhibited.
" LOWESVILLE NOTES.
Both Mr. and Mrs. ■ DUlard Tucker
- -Are Very HK
LOWESVILLE.- VA., Jan. ; 2.—(Spe
cial.)—Mr.": and Mrs; , Dillafd % Tucker .rare
both, quite sick at "Ridgeway," , their
quiet country home, whore they have
lived so long and happily together. Mr.
Tucker "is in his* S2nd , arid, 'Mrs;
Tucker in her 70th year. 4 This fact makes
their recovery more 'difficult: They>belorig
to one of the oldest and .'most prominent
families ; in this -part of Virginia.; They
have reared L a -large and useful family
of children, all of whom .are now' at the
old place, and are doing all that can be
done for the comfort. and restoration of
their agVd parents. . -
This section had \a , fine ice spell, ana
many of the people; have gotten; good ice
from two to fourtinches'thick.,; .-■
Mr. C. D. Hill, of Lynchburg,-has been
spending the holidays is with .friends -and,.
relatives in this neighborhood: He is now;
at "Ridgeway." ....
Dr. R. *'B. AVare" lias been kept " busy
looking' after his pa.tients. He will" be
very much missed when/ he' returns to his
legislative -duties n^xt 1 .- week.. J; . - --' ;
Dr. Pitt Edward Tucker is also at home
with his; father. '•."*".."'.- •
WEST POINT- AFFAIRS.
Banquet of Fidelity Council, ; J. O. U.
• '. " A. /Ml— Personal' News. ' , •
WEST POINT.S.VA:;' Dec. 2— (Special.)—
Fidelity Council." No/- 68. Jr. O. U. A.";M.,
heia their fifth annual banquet- at the
Masonic" Hall Wednesday night. Two
hundred - cowrs were "laid, ; and every
place at the four long ; tables was^ occu
pied. Before "the' banquet began the audi
ence was entertained for about an hour
and a half by' the laughable f arce, V "Th'^
Queen of Shcba." After the banquet the
young people soon; had the -tables cleared
away, and. innocent amusement was in
dulged in until the whistles" announced
the: dawn of 1903. Then' the' crowd dis
persed, well pleased withithe happy end
ing of 1902." * . "'■ ■ '. .'■.-' ; '
This council is in a most flourishing
condition. It has a membership of sixty
eight, and new applications coming in.
most every meeting nignt.x " : :: ;■
Mr. George Field, the ; popular telegraph
operator at this -place, Is quite ill with
typhoid fever. "■
: . Dr. John De Shago ■;.. and . Miss Laura
Porter, both of King: and Queen" county,
were married yesterday ;at Providence
church. .: V • . -' -
Mr. and Mrs. H.McD.- Martin, of Balti
more,'-are ■visiting' Mrs. Martin's parents
here. - ■ . .."-■•.. ;: :' ! , ~ "
Miss Addie Madison and Mr. Lcm Paul,
both of . this county,; were married Tues
day at the home ofjthe bride. : -.
BOY AND GUNPOWDER;
The .Usual ".: Result— Geo. W. Xinthl
cum, of Pittiylvnnla Badly Hurt.
: CHATHAM; VA., . January I.— The
18-year-old son -of Mr. George W. Lirithi
cum m't with a', very serious . accident
several days, ago, which may yet: prove
fatal. While applying a match -to a cup
of powder, j which • was "very ■ -.• near " : his"
face, the powder exploded, burning -his
face; in .' a ■ most : fearful j arid "painful 1 man
ner. ."When last ; heard;, from,; on Thurs
day", : his condition" was considered: seri-
OUS. .'■;/• .■ .:.•-•'■■ ':: : . :-'.:'/■ ~ ".'■-'■'-'' ■\.:' : ''''
<]A very- enjoyable .hop, was;-- given '.at
the home of Mr. B. S. -White on; Wednes
day. -^ '.■ ■ '-\ ', , - ' "* ■;
• .Thursday night* a reception was given "
the friends and>patrons ; of the, Chatham •
Episcopal Institute.; A large crowd was
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in attendance, and the evening was very
pleasantly passed. ' < • ■
Tuesday night" Mrs". Charles W. Noel
will entertain -the lovers of whist :at
her. home on. Main- street." '_. " " '. :• —v:'''- : -
GREAT EJECTMENT SUIT
AT:ABINGDON, VA-
Now Pending In the United" States
:_Conrt— lnvolves a. Vast Tract In '■■_]
West Virgrlnin. md In Bucli
anan, Ya. . , • . .
L BRISTOL, • - VA.. ' Dec.' 2.—( Special.)—
Juds-e H-onry , C, McDowell .will, openi'a
special term of the Federal Court atVAb-;'
ingdon, Va., on the 19tli ? - instant to ■ hear
a . cause of special note. -At ' this • time
the case of H-nry C. King vs. Joshua
Justice. J.. N. .Vatkiris. et ■ al.'.' !wili come
up;for trial. This; cause is in th'e; nature
of ■an .ejectment suit. --; and - 1 involves the
ti^le to a vast arpa- of fine mineral, coal
and timber lands in Ming-o." arid adjoin
ing '.. counties in "West Virginia '" and ". in
Buchanan county. Virginia. The land; in
dispute embraces communities. i-wifh hold
ings and improvemvnts of years, the title
to ■ many a home being involved, where
prior to. the .-time this -suit was" instituted,
the occupants of- the land had no idea
that' their title mirht ever be .made a
matter- of dispute.' Mr. King, the plain
tiff, is .a citizen of New York, and claims
;the glands; referred to by reason ' of old.
; prarits, which it is claimed he holds in
his ._ possession. Tt is only a question, it
is said," of whether the occupants of the
land/hnve held undisputed possession .of
; the properties fori a ' ; period sufficient ...to
give their clairhs rights over grants that
had' for rears failed to.be asserted.
; JUDGE -PAUL'S RTTLTNG. v
This case was heard : in theFoderal.Cir
cuit; Court some four yoars a?o,- the. late
Judge John Paul presiding. At.that: time
Judge Paul: was =so thoroughly Impressed
with ;the alleged.' rights of the.: plaintiff
that he instructed the jury to find for
Klripr. and -a -verdict to this effect was
accordingly brou.eh't In. The defendants
appealed the cause to the United* Stau
Supreme Court, which court, upon some
pround or .other, rv-manded the cause to
■the; lower court for a re-hearing. ■; It is
expected that the forthcoming hearing
will finally decide the matter," thus cie
tri—^,?^i-,0-' whofh'or nr not.long-established
communities shall fall into the possession
of Ihf r'nintiff in the cause. " •
THE" NEW; WATER, WORKS.
-Thf> new water-works' system, of Brio
tol. Va., while not -yet' completed, is be-
Ing usvd;;by the" city, , the'; supply from
the Bristol. Term., water-works having
been cut off. The new supply will . be
much more than ample, to "; afford what. the
city will demand at. present, and it is es
timated that in addition to what finds its
way : into the 'city risains,:' about .600.^00
gallons escape o\tr the reservoir-: -dally.
When "the system ;. Is completed • 'next
spring it'will be ;one of the best,' in the
south, as well ; as one' of the most econo
mical.: since" it is operated by . gravity
alone. The: cost of .the' improvements, it
is calculated, will riot exceed ;• $25,000. -in
cluding; the purchase price of the springs. =
"•■:. Mr. Robert . Pile has sold his • handsome .
residence : property \ here to Mr. Si ;G.
Keller. Jr. The- latter paid. $6,000 for the
property, 1 and will occupy it ■■, .with his
family after February:; Ist. ■■■] Mr. Pile: ex
pects to dispose of all his holdings in"
Bristol and go to California. to reside.
The "riew.;. wholesale ; dry J goods "Vand,
notion .housi;" of "the_Mahoriey- Jones .C 0...
opened its do"brs for business": yesterday.
The house employs several traveling men.
The capital stock of the company iis
5100.000, : and thestockholders are ;, prepared,
to Increase; the stock; as occasion may de
;mand.;;'";:-''" - ' . \". - ' ■ .."' ;. : ;.."'■ -
DANVILLE MINISTERIAUUNIONi
Foniied Monday Meht-Offer To Buy
■•■'.■•■' the Academy of Music.
■DANviLLE. VA;, January 2.— (Special.)
The DamnllelMiriisterial.Uniqn was form
ed last,; Monday • night with.the Rev v T.
3IcN.. Simpson;'; pastor.i of : the :;Main-Street
Methodist church as] president, ; arid Rev.
P. G. ■ i Elsom, pastor of Mo ffett .Memorial
Baptist : church as.: secretary- - _ .. „ ••;,
The ; union •embraces ;all,; the -pastors in
;the- city, r and is for the /purpose/ of. dig
cussing" and ■■. such .: matters as
may:? affectv/the; ; ; welfare .'. of ; all "•;' the
churches.\Tlnibn meetings will be cbriduct
ed-under, the ';' supervision of ithe'^uriion;;;.
AH question'seriously. affecting the "wel
fare of the denominations will be discuss
ed >TandY dissected, v and : probably^ settled
within- the '■■ ranks of the pastors
being ", openly ;T aired ;in [ '■ the pulpit, ; - with
thet possibility -'of ; a, dlsserition.:C * *
;; : OFFER; TO' BUY;THE:ACADEMY. :V
V. Manager ;H. ■ Schloss. V; of ..-:Wllmirigtori.
N:,. C, ■; has ! tnade ; the . owners "of = the : Acad
emy of. Music ; an .; offer Vto i buy tlie,= house:,
but : the v price ; : he offered '/was inbts. what'
the . owners ; considered J. it worth,: arid 'the
deal was ] not > rnade.% ln •; conyersatlbni with
at reporter, 4 Manager -Schloss ">: stated -that
had he ; secured \ this '.house. - it:.; withy those
he has J and a some 4he get j: in ;
North • and » South ! CaroliriaV^and: very/pr'o£ ■
bably 'r the j.Ly nchbtirg ; house, :-'. would '~i give ;
him arid * his ,; associates fa T good j circuit i to"
play Estops;- arid { they^/wbuld^ organized one
or two stock compaiiies.isuch as theißijou;
Comedy J Company, f; or AThe j Giffen : -- Com-5
pariy,; and -play the circuit' regularly. :■;; ''4 ;■
3lln Floret Batcher Dead, :.;■.;;
;■■,.: CHESTER, VA..- January ,2.— (Special.)
;Miss?Flqra !;Hatcher.{diPd".lastsnight^rat*
tlw ' horne^ of iher'Tmbther;? Mrs;*Mariah
*Hatcher.xat^Coxendale. i -6ntt James Sfiver:!
ifly¥|mlle"sifrbm|here?!^The^heaHh^of|^
decaasedlhad S riot ;been ; good the Fpast
•two t orgthriee a yearsTf «uid* about aS^eeki
{^go'rf she|contracted j aicoldiwhichl icaused ;
In t severe]chUl.*g It^was \ thought^ at; llrst X to \
itie!.a'rcqn^estlye7chlll,lbu^later^pr.^3rpaei^
[of|P^ter«burg,Tose|ofjthevAi;tendlrig
?sl<dans,T:proribunced/lt" aY yellow chill,
iwblch nearly;,' always -proves fata.l.
. Mls« Hatcher;rwas}the>ybarig;e«tsdaßgh^
teri of >th« "• lateiWllllami; Hatcheriarid^'.Mri^ .,
Marlah \ Hatcher.? 8ti«: « : forrivtd^bjr b«r J
■■ ■ . .■.■«■■ ■■' : ■ ■ : ._■ j- ■-...■ ■ j. ■■■ . . ■ ■ . j . .' -, .-■•■. -.. -;■<.-'.:■ . . "
Vwifler, turee fl^>ter».: Jiits^W.'H^Thomp
j.», Mra.X. j». jbjne, iUlss Alary rtatua
., and a broUier^-Air. Jb. x. ia.ai.cnßr.
xne-'tunerai wiu* uui«"p»acß , 10-morrow;
: 'it"*JLi';&'''A.7it4.' t ':l'rbin;iHß'-i^etnoQi3t*cnUrch."s
Thote «louce«t«r Optloms.
I ■ ■ ■
' Mr. J. D. Cooit-r, of Petersburg, who
stdbklthefopU
$f dr"lE^ ; \V;::i>a.rhß/;;of . ; N ew| Xorkvfisfagaini':
tf^yGibucfcSierPJ^oint^'ftryins^W^get^ma;
options extended. •; it Jisjribt ; , thpiignt'tthat'
' tuaT 5 "- iariaH >v criers % will j extend! tlie*; tiina.'
|^Quite T a' riumberi of opUdris ~explre;"January;.
{ iyto." "l^veoo/ieiiaJi'Watcn^g'ianxlousiyStO;
see whether vie: option twill ■be sallowed 3to
|f expire"^; Xne'pucejc^rged'ilbrjtheTiariciiis"
ilUuwper.acre/^iiighieen'per cent, 'has JDeen 1
Kpauiior the option.
! THE PEOh-Lt OPCHESTER.
Mr. and Mn. I\ E. Clark Entertain
ed — Some Village Persor
CHESTER. VA./ . January -' 2.— (Special.)
The ' most v'enjoyable social ; gathering > of :
■I the ; season : took \ place last ~h night lat f the ■
•hospitable home of Mr. -and Mrs.* RE.
Clark.
: [ *A : number of games .were' played [ and { at ;
;11 'o'clock' " ref re3hmerits -■;.£ Vere :,;; : i, served/;
;,; Those v present ■'•;■• were : -f-' v:»Mr/yv :»Mr/y and : a Mrs. ■
;P.'^E;xClark, -iur. faridV Mrs/ "Charles -W.
:jPeebles,-;Mr.?arid* : Mrs. .L/-E.CJ Rector,:
jMrs. i '^Perrow, -Misses ; Sledge, ,;■ of -Rich-}
mond; T Lulu; i Gregory,' Eunice"; ; Spiers,
iJNora Burton,; Mazie^Perrbw,' Bessie ;Burf,
:tbn/;Mae".Perdue,: Alma Jones, "Messrs.:
H. ; D. Dahl, ; L. r : M. Fuqua,^ Bennie I Graves, -
s Williams, ,; Berger, : Jim ; Perrow, v; and t W. "
iC;iTrueheart.
; ; A : beautiful; Christmas-tree "■ celebration'
■ wasb held P at g Osborrie : Sunday-school
(about three ; rniles ,. from^here; last: night.
fAn '; interesting ■■ programme | was carried
fbut by .; ; the ; the . teachers and . children; V-5
'% The young people lof the village enjoyed '■
.the;'sport-of several' hours} of; very -good
'skating! yesterday, morning: ori. the: pond
;he"re^;; . •';/"'■;■■ -'':'-■ •..--'*.•.-.
■' Miss Eunice ". Spiers, the; efficient - princi
pal; of .the Chester ; sch obi. ; has ; returned-,
to ; the .village: after; spending- the ;holi-;
days at - her , home near Reams, ■ Dinwid
dle:county.v: -" ;/;;-;.-.:- ' - '
Engineer _ Moody; : of ''■: the : Farm
villec and; Powhatan railroad, ; : has
returned ;to .work after being I off ; several
weeks on account of being hurt iri an
accident: - - : ; , :
Mr. and Mi-s. J. W: Winfree, of ■Rich-:
. mond, have returned, home after a. short
visit to- Mrs. -E.N. Perdue. , '" -- ..
- -Miss : Cora '!■' Howlett,; of ; JChesterfield
"Courthouse, is visiting "'.relatives in
Petersburg. . ;* ; ; ■ ■*.
. ' Mr. Carririgtbn Perrow, 'of Indiana, Is
in" the village with his' parents.
: Mr. and Mrs. ; B. A.' Ruffin: returned to
Richmond yesterday ; morniri§r. " ' :
..-■ • - ; - -^ "■'.'.' '..■■■♦'"'"":.:■ ' ■ . ;; - ; " : -.
• ;.:•.. ' Insurance Licenses.
..The insurance companies doing.business
in Virginia arc rapidly.; paying; up, .'.and
reriv\ r ing: their licenses with! the V* Auditor
of Public: Accounts/ .These 'licenses'be
. gan . on. the first day' of January. • ; ' •,
'-/, Dn'IDBJfD NOTICES. . \ j
:-'yy~-- r^~yy : ' Tne state Bank : of .Virginia, 1
■ .Richmond.- Va./:December-23, 1902/:
THE DIRECTORS OF - THIS BANK
have declared' a'DlVlDEND OF 3VS PER
CENT., ; payable on and after JANUARY
2. 1903. WILLIAM M. HILL, -
24-10t ' ; ; ., T : 7: v 0S- Ca . sh A cr - .'.'
Atlantic-Coast Line Railroad: Company.
Richmond, Va;;: December 29. 1902. ;
: THE BOA RD OF DIRECTORS OF THE
ATLANTIC-COAST LINE RAILROAD
COMPANY have declared I a DIVIDEND
OF ' TWO AND.. ONE-HALF: PER CENT,
on the common capital stock of that com
pany. Dividend due and payable at ; the
office of the treasurer/ at 'Wilmington,' N.
C; : on : and after January 10. : 1903. The .
transfer books wiir stand closed: from De
cember 31, 1902, to January 10/1908. ' • .";
V : V JAMES F. POST,
;de 31-101' ■'-..". ■';■;.■; , ;;; ;;/,Treasurer..v
; Virginia State Insurance* Company,
; . lilchmond; Va:,' December 27, 1902. '
: THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS >'■ OF
this company have this 'day declared a
SEMI-ANNUAL DIVIDEND OF THREE:
PER i] CENT, (free : of ; tax), out of the
earnings for the . past six I months, paya
ble to. the stockholders January: 2, 1903.
Checks will be mailed. .' '■--■. :
•;.•-" (Signed) CHARLES X/ WILLIS,"
dec 2S-5t '" ' Treasurer. ■
. ', '. Virginia* '-'rust Company,;
:' i "Richmond. Va.. Dec. 16. 1902.1
THE DIRECTORS OF ;.THIS COMPA.; 1
; have thls'day declared the 'usual semi
annual dividend of threei percent.' free
of tax, payable;bn and after. Jan.' 2, 1903."
-; L. D. A YLETT,: Secretary/
, de2o-15t , , . .
•- ■ . ... • ; MEETINGS.; " " -
' The Savings Bank of: Richmond,
Richmond, Va.; December ; 2l,- 1902.; :
THE REGULAR ANNUAL MEETING
of ■ the STOCKHOLDERS "OF -THISi
BANK will be held THURSDAY, Janu
ary 8, 1903;- at 4 o'clock P. M. ■ " -
, ;: JAMES. M. : BALL,
de/24-td ; __-•"■ " ■--'/:. 'Cashier.'
CORPORATION MEETING:
I THE ANNUAL . MEETING OF THS
STOCKHOLDERS 'of the SISTERS OF
THE BLESSED SACRAMENT FOR'IN
DIANS AND COLORED ; PEOPLE IN
VIRGINIA, will be held af St. .Elizabeth
Convent/ Cornwells, Bucks - county, Pa;
on WEDNESDAY.- the 7th day: of Janu
ary, 1903, at 2 o'clock P. M. , " -,
* " ; : . ANNIE E. M'CANN; '■'■ y '
de 23-2w ' Secretary.
; - ! Virginia- Trust' Company,
Richmond, Va.,Januaryi2,'l9o3."
THE ANNUAL MEETING OF- THJS
STOCKHOLDERS IOF THE ; VIRGINIA
TRUST ' COMPANY. wiII ! be held at the of
fice •of the ; company, ( No:. 1200 1 east ! Main
street. -Richmond, Va.,' at 12 • o'clock --M.,
on TUESDAY, January. 20, - 1903,- "- . :
'• ;Vl :; •-: ' " -L. D.- AYLETT,,;,
; ja~3-tdinc '- ' ,' • ', Secretary.'
=?;THE: ANNUAL MEETING J OF "THE
STOCKHOLDERS foflj he UNION "BANK
• OF -RICHMOND, VA.; will beheld in the
First* National Bank building: onvTHURS
DAY; January 8, 1903; at 12 o'clodc noon.
" - .-;---;. J. B. BEASLEY;v-?
de 23-tja Bmc / '■■,:. ' -' Cashior. ;
P THE REGULARS MEETING a' OF T THE
STOCKHOLDERS IOF THE PLANTERS'
NATIONAL ;BANKr of Richmond, ,Va;:
will be .neld on TUESDAY. -JANUARY;
13; 1903. at ,12 M. o'clock;, in the • banK
building. ' - - ;" " •-.- '* '": , ;^
■■>'-- : RICHARD : H. . SMITH, '■'. ~'A~
de ■l3-Su,W,F&day,- : ; Cashier.":'
T'; : ; ; City Bank^of:R!chmorid;
— '- -Richmond.- Va:. Dec. 27* 1902
THE P REGULAR wANNUAL j MEETING
■ of the^ stockholders :. of - this bank will
■ be held r on > MONDAY. ? Jan.' ; 12,-0 at
o'clock.; •'; .}:: ■:■ •' \;>;- -; :> de31,Ja2,4.6,8,10i,12:;\
.■ ■-• ockaml ■gTEAMBHSiv;;^--'-";;-:'
American Lip?
NEW YORK, SOUTHAMPTON,': LONDON
Sailing ; Wednesdays •at -10 ; A. ; M- 1 V ■
?V; , -pVul; . . •:': .Vlan::;7 I: Ph>la 1 delvhiaV Jahs2l;
Finland^:. ;;:jan: ; . 17,f Frlesland.:... Jan. ; 28
-Red Star Line.
■•;■•■■ NEW YORK— ANTWERP— PARIS.
• .: ; Sailing = Saturday.rat*lo (A: M.« v ~M ■''■
Zeeland; : . .: . Jan. 1 "10 | Vpderland. .'..JaniA 24
Finland. ..;.. Jan. v> 17 i Kroonland;:. Jan. 31
Piers 14 and 15, North^river,'
. ;0f11ce,\.73 Broadway. 'N. Y. - .
W. 11. -PALMER & CO.. ■
% my 15, ;9S-Tu,Th&Sat : ;,; ; i-lv Richmond. l/i
CLYDE ! STEAMSHIP" Aiu3aL V
COMPANY. mBoBL
PHILADELPHIA. RICHMOND. AND
NORFOLK STEAMSHIP ; LINT 3.
? > Appointed :K sailing^ days ss every a TUES^
:. DA if. FRIDAYS and g SUNDAY^ at •? day
light. . - -
: eight received V dally un-115 P. 1L
;: For -further! information r*pply to
J. W. M'CARRICK.
General Southern Arenf. Office: Roclwtt*.
yr;i p.* clyde » & f, co.'^d
General STAgent«^» Philadelphia.
i^HMONPteNCieIfERSBURI
, ELECTRIC;RAJI|WAY.
:CARBIL ; EAVtf#CbRNi^SpJ^Rf:!/!AKD"
SEVENTH SSTREETS.^ MAN- -
CHESTER..
Every hour from * A. M. ia. It P. It'
Lasttcarill:»*P. M. .
miOCXaB ILBAVK PPFTKRHBUBO
30 .» Minutes if After ? Breryr Hour j from sWI
' Frldar - and tandar •pedal fczeunfcVMk
I< ■ • -"•- - -
TRAWSPORTATIO3I LISfES.
, 4 , •-
4:15 AM: Dally frori3^BYßD-BTREET
STATION. Wfor 51 V* ashington and
beyond... iStopsiatvMilfordSFred-,
1 . ericksburßSandf Alexandria.-! Stop*
OccdquansSundays;|;iSleeping3Car«
to ../Washington and New York.
-, . DiningiCar. Sil^
' Si 6r*s6 r*s M.^Daily,tf rom MAIN-STREET,
PSTATlON.^FlorldaSandSMetropoU
tan^Limited; ' f or •: Washington© and
beyond:! ; Stops at »Frederlcksbursr
and 'Alexandria; afßuffet^Sleepinet;
Cars >to New York.
A;"? M:¥Except < Sunday/: f rpm • ELBA
STATIONS accommodation j for, Ash
land,-and! intermediate : point*.
AS M/i Sunday S only 7; from - BYRD
STREET,? STATION, a for ? ; Wa«ihin g- :
ton" and S beyond;"^ Stops • at 'i Elba, ;
Glen: ? Allen. -? and /s local f stations,
> Ashland Kto $ Cherry.; HiU k inclusive.:
' . : rNegley.f Occoquan.'/andi Alexandria.,
■Buffet Parlor. Car." *. " ~
r; 8 :4O ? A; M/ Except Sunday/from BYRD£
STREET ; STATION.; for ; -WashtnK
ton-'and '- Stops ; at VElbo/
Glen : Alien;? and- local '■■ statlons.fAsh-.
; land Ito Alexandria, inclusive. ; Par
lor car.; " '.
12:05 ; Noon. Except" Sunday,' from ; B YRD-;
:-:■ '- : - : . STREET STA'iiON. -for Washing-}
7 ton', and c beyond:^-- Stops :' : at Flba.:
; "Ashland, : Doswcll. Fred
ericksburg. and ; Alexandria. ; Buffet,
Parlor Car.' Connects iwlth tCon
; ::- : ; gressional 1 Limited.' - ' ,- .
« :OO P> M^ Except Sunday, 1 " f r om ; B YRD-j
STREET ?: STATION; L accommoda
■ tion for : Fredericksburg and ' Inter-:
"'" ' :- ; mediate- points, -v :: H :: :
6 :05 P." M. Dai ly.l f rom MAIN-STREET
■- STATION, for Wasnington and be
yond: 1 Stops 'iat Doswell;^.Frede- =
. . -■' iricksb'irg/'-Brooke.'Widewater.'and
Alexandria. Buffet Sleeping Car to
■ ~ New. York. ;
0:25 P/ M. j^xcept Sunday, from ELBA
STATION. ; . Aqcommodation- ; for
. : ; ?Ashland;and intermediate jpoints/s-v
8:05 P. 1 M. Daily. | from i BYRD-STREET ■
: STATION. :f or Washington : and be
■-■'•-' ■' ■ yond. -Stops .'at '-Elba;' Ashland. ;
' Doswell, Milford. ; ; Frederlcksburg.
: Brooke. .Widewater,..Quantico. and
. Alexandrla.r Stops at other sta
tions' Sunday." - Sleeping Car: Rlch
• ! mond ' to New York and Washing
ton 'to^Philadelphiaf . ; ;; '
11:15 P.*M.- Except Sunday/ from ELBA
; • STATION. - Accommodation for
Ashland • and c intermediate points.
TRAINS ABBI VK RICHaiONEh-isoUTB
. ' WARD. - . -
C :4O A. M. ■■■■■ Except . Sunday, at : ELBA
STATION Accommodation from
Ashland !■ and intermediate : points.' i'
8:OO A. ;M. : Daily, at BYRD-STREET:
STATION. Stops at Alexandria;.
Occoquan, -Widewater, Brooke,
Frederlcksburg, ; Milford, \ Doawell.
Ashland.; and, EUa... Stops at other
stations -Suuuay. ' Buffet Sleeping
CariNew -York to Richmond. . r :
8:25 A.' M. .Except "Sunday, at BYRD-.
r STREET- STATION. Accommoda
tion' from -'Frederlcksburg and in
, : :'■ termediate points. ; . . .
12-Oi P:-M.:;Exccpt Sunday, at: Bx'RD- ;
- STREET STATION. .Stops at= lo
,'■' cal -stations, .Washington to-Ash-
; - land inclusive, ,Glen Allen and "Elba: ;
Parlor -car.:.- - ' ' ' ;
3:05 P.'S M. Daily, at MAIN-STREET
STATION.' 'Stops : at Alexandria."
Lorton, : Occoquan, Quantico. Fred
; erlcksburg. Mil ford, Doswell, and
Ashland: i Buffet Sleeping Car from
' New; York. . ■ ; ; _•.-■• . --.:.- ;-;
O-.00 P. M. Except; Sunday, at FiLBA
- STATION.-; 1 Accommodation r from
Ashland and Intermediate points.
6:40 P/ M. Dally, at BYRD-STREET
STATION." : Stops ; at Alexandna'
Fredericksburg,, -Doswell, Ashland
and-Elba. Sleeping cars from New
York and Wa shirtston/t Dining car. ;
O:OO -P. M.* : Daily, i at BYRD-STREET
STATION. Stopsjat Alu^andria and
local stations, Quantico to Ashland
inclusive; Glen Allen and Elba. Buf.
• fet Parlor „; •:: i
10:80 P. M. : -Uaily. at MAIN-STREET- 1
:\ STATION." Florida ; and Metropoli
- tan Limited. • Stops at Alexandria
Frederlcksburg.Vand Doswell: Buf- I
fet SleKping Cars;from. New s York/
ll:OO^P. r M." Except Sunday; at ELBA
STATION. „:Accommodatic_i from
Ashland. ■; . . :.■ . .- . .
- - w. P. TAYI. OR/ Traffic Manager!
W. D. : DUKE/ General Manager.
E. T. D. MYERS. 'President. •
Schedule in Effect, Dec, 14, 1003.
Trims Leaveand Ar-Ive 14th-Strect
' ' ' ' Station. ■ ~
. THAINS liH AVIJ mCHMOTfD. VA. /
! • T?OO A."; M.. .No.- 7. daily, for Danville.
! . • Charlotte.: and. all k>cal stations
. .-:.. south;/ connecting at Da nvlile for
.- „ stations to .Lynchburg, also with
'.'. U- and W. <"■ railway for ■■Martins- •
ville and stations on that' line. At
-. - Greensboro* for all stations' east
: and f west thereof.' ./-;- .. ' ; '■. " <
I «?5O p.- h.. No.'- 18/- Umlted train dally,
r ; . • for -JacKsonvlUe and all Florida
.1 PO'nts;, Havana. Nassau. . etc.Con
;•";■.'-;. nects at^ Moseley. with ; Farmviile
••; r and - Powhatan ;rallroad; at
Greensboro" for' Durham, -Raleigh,
and' Wfnstbn-Salem; it : Danville
v with No. 35." : Unite'' States fast
mail, solid train. • daily, for New
, Orleans and- points South. 51 which
carries SleeDers to New Orleans.
Columbia.- S^-'annah. and Jackson
ville. Dra wing-Room ißuffot Sleeper
Klchmondto Atlanta and Birming-..
iiam., Through -coach for Cha?e
City, Oxford, anu>Durhani.ThrougK
with .■ Sleeper, Salisbury tv
Memphis.' Dining-Car service. ; ■
II :05 P. m., ; No. ' 11, Southern . Express.
: aaily. for .'Atlanta. Augusta." Jack
sonville, and points South: Sleeper
. for Danville. : Greensboro. .Salis
: bury, ani? Charlotte, open at ;Kich-;
mond 9:3O^P.M. Connection; with
New .York and Florida Express and;
Southwestern , Llmi ted.- which 3 car- ;
; ries .• throrc;^ <■ - to VAugusta; '
; ° a vanr t h, '- ~-J ic::s"onville. Tampa. :
: Nashville, Memphis. Atlanta^ New.
; Orleans, vetc: Complete Dinlng-Car^
Also. Pullmans .Tourist'
, bleeper. Mondays, • Wednesdays.- and •
jf rldays '■Washington to : San Fran-":
; Cisco, without^ change,' with cbnnec
tions:for allpolnts in :Mexl
am. ??• a n<3 California: ; > v
-■ p - M - - No-5 17. " local - dal Iy. except
Sun-lay, for.; Keysville and Interme-"
___ diatt...points. - : . •
TRAINS ARRIVE IX RICHMOND.
6:55 A.M.)
<>:85 P.M.) ..Frba V Atlanta. Augusta^
Jacksonville. -; Asheville, : and; all.
■i: .^points; South.: ' ■ ■•.•>. ; ; .. ■:
: S ;*O A: M.v; from; Keysvllle and local
f^-^-- stations." - ■■: / _.
3:25 P- M.:-; from Charlotte,;
, Danville.-: and;Jnterm«liate stations.
, ' " 1 • '■ LOCAIi FREIGHT. ■ .•: •. - . .
Nos - 61f and 62, between I aianchester arid
-...a Puzapolls.':^ ■--•.;."■-.-■."■■.■• ■.--:■,,■
JJKiKB LINE,- Vl^Jl^
THE FAVORITE ROUTE NORTH.
LEAVE RIHH3IOND.
> 4:3<) ?"i M -^ ™°- ■'^ ■ Baltimore : ; Limited,
dally, _. except Sundays, for West
: ;.;.- ..;;■: Point. i s Connecting > at ; West ' Point
r vwlth^steamers : for Baltimore and
York-nverj', landings ; ' Mondays
-V;^ Wednesdays, i and -Fridays.^ . „ -. , f \ .
-:15 RjM;; ?No: ; 10-^Locai: express 7 for
. West Point - and? Intermediate sta
■ uons, . Mondays, Wednesdays, and
'%'..- -- Fridays. "vi. Connects • with^stage at
, Lester^ManonSfor^Walkerton.iand
£->-'i— iTappahannock: yj '■, ; ; :B ; ' y-^- -.-..'
>: S :OO •A: JL3 No^74^ local : mixed- ; I^jvps ;
daily. . ; except :^ Sunday, • for ~- West
. Point and -intermediate--: stations
connecting: with stage at Lester
Manor for -Walkerton^andT Tappa-"
- ','• nannock. -= \r-y- ■ .-.
TRAINS ARRIVE RICHMOND.
»:15 A. M.. NoT^liSdaiiy, from (Vest
Point. "wlthlconnectlph':fromf:BaiU-'
mor« . Bundayn.- Wednesdays;^ and ;
1 Fridays.
1©:45 ArMv.No 3-From We.it Point and
local stations, Wednesdays £■ and!
FrldayH. .
£4 :00^P.-:M.i,<dally3except Sundays, f«-ora
,W««t Point andtintermwllat«3stai!
tione.
fegStdfcraer«i«all|fromi-Wwt 'Pomt 7 . «:GO ; -p'-
Mrs r: Mondays. Wj,Wedneidays. and Frl
;day»,l-ahdiSwlll£eaH;;-ats:-Allmonda,:fClay-3
banlct and: Gloucester* Point 5 a '-'-
- - ■rp*.C •C. iW:'-iWBSTBURY.
Bliitrlotspawenier|A«ent,
gMlWlc«ttiMaint.«treet,"-}Rlcnraond, :^Va?iP
V.i S.'iH^HARD-WICIC^g
: ■ .. - ; €k»«r».HP«M«i«erSAjrer«
\i£l ARHIVE
hEW miMM££T $UUJI
J(o»ember3»;i9oS. ' .
'••-"■. : Xl - XJB4VJB KiCUMO^IO. . if.^"
T-45A. JA. ■Except : ; SuridaV. " Newport
&§^'N«wa-<Local. Ail stops. .
.port. News, sandj>NoiXolK.-,s^w» 5
• hours undJ twenty-avßlmlnute»ati»;
lN^rfolk^Stops^iiUanMbur|g>^|
• ; port N-iws.; Hampton^and "^oe^ :
,only. Parlor : car Richmond! to = Ola
-Point. ■
4:OO P M Dally, except „ Sunday., for,
•' - Old - - Point. :;Newport^News^ard
: v Norfolk^STwo l hoursiand'a twenty^
. "five minutes? to: Norfolle?Stops^n^
. 'iiamsburgVtfNewportMNew^ijan*
, : -Hamptons only/ BuffettP^rlpr^.:
Gordonsville «: to <Old % Point. % Con^
■■ '■-■< ' -". :2 nects -a at i Newport News -; on ;; Mon . : :
.' "days. Thursdays.' Fridays, ant.
Saturdays, iwlthi M. and M/ steamer,
Jto Baiamore;sat?t Oldc?Polnttrwi«»
" Washington,^? Baltlmort. t and a.Cape
" ; :".Charlesstestmrs;: ".Charlesstestmrs; .at/Norfolk ;wlth
. ' - 'Oldc Dominion steamers • for ,New
':-o^^jYork.i^; : /-?.=,. r ■&> -~:- : :;i
-0:00^ RiM.:! Dally; for : Newport New*
; i* sand '.Old Point. 1/ On "Sunday.; cnijr
V/,y -vfcbnnects for"; Norfolk.- -, Makes : pr tor;
, > --' i: l.v ; .---'-- : '- '"■ :! ""' ■"--• : '~
MAIN -LINE WEST-BOIJND.
;1 0 :i6 : 'j£ii M. 3 Local; 1) Kxcept - Sunday/; iot\
: ; " r'^dlftori Forge; /connects 1 for. Oranre.^
.;*" • V Culpeper, ;Calverton,fand aianassas. :
2:OOP:?aL Dally: fCinclnriati arid Lbiiia
, ■ V"-7 ville .'Express. Buffet Parlor; Car.;
- - ••/' to.V; Gordonsville/. Pullman " Sleepers \
. v ; . ;-.-. Gbrdonsville ; : to. Cincinnati;, and j
; . Lbuisyllle.? Dining \ Car on:atjGor
, f : donsvlle. * Connects " for Virginia I
: - .'■,.£' I Hot?: Springs/ 1 A local tniln ; from j
'■% ''■ -i :: r . Gordonsville to '-. Staunton : ; follows
- ' i :■•■:. t or v local stations. ": except Sunday.
'■' 5:10 P/;M; Except Sunday-. Accommoda
\.-~/' tlon to Doswell. . "-. r ' ; \
v7:OO*psm.v 7:OO*psm. "St.' Louis and -Chicago ;Spe- |
-:. -.-■.■'■ rVcial.*' Dally/ with; Pullman* car»;i
■ :' Richmond to 'Cincinnati;^Gordons-; j
rville* to Indianapolis/and St; Loula/ i
Parlor car -Cincinnati -to ;Chicago/ j
; V : Dining. car on : at, Gordonsville. j
:V -JjAMES-^IVER DIVISION.
;lO^O^A^M7|Dany^^br^Lynchburg^;liex-j|
; : ..fngton. and Clifton .Forge. ..except
> Sunday/; for Rosney. Alberene. and
; -New-Castle. Parlor, car. * /
0:15 P^Jl.vjExceptjSunday.'lto Bremo. |
: :":"\ y. ARRIVE RICHMOND.
■ Froiri Norfolk and Old Point." 10:(S
- -"--A"; ; M;/ and i C:3O P. 31." daily; U:*»
> A.' M. and 7:20 P. M./; except Sun
■ "day. 1 ■ '■ - ' '-. - •: : : -- ■.-.-■• .--- ..:'■■
:-■ r ; .C-i . ':: .' MAIN. LINE- : , ;
" ;': From Cincinnati and theWest. 7:4s
. A.= M.; daily; and 3:30 P.; M.. -dally.
Local. ; 8 :30 A. '-. M.; *■; except : Suuday,
and 7:10.P.M.. except Sunday.
' . JAMES P.l VER DIVISION.
■ : '6:35=^:- M.^Daily and" B:4o A. M., ex
- < cept "Sunday. ■
/Apply !at 809 east Main street, ' 9o3 east
Main ? street; * Murphy's '-? Hotel. - Jefferson
Hotel.-and . Main-Street* Station-, for fur
ther- Information, rates, tickets, and -Pull
man reservations. ;■■?;•■>/■: ■;.
W. OIWARTHFN.
District Passenger /Agent. .
C. E.-DOYLE. H..W. FULLER. .
v General Manager. Gen. "Pass. Agent.
i^irfdlk^Wesler
Scnedale In Effect Not. 30, 1902.'
LEAyE?RICH3IO.\i) (DAIIiY), BYRO
-"/ STREET STATION.
9OOA:: M.. NORFOLK LIMITED. Ar
; * .rives Norfolk 11:20 A;. M.- Stops only
: :•. :.-- a$ -Petersburg. -Waverly. and "Suf
folk. ; Stops at ; Wakefleld only .to
■ • off "passengers'., holding t : tickets
' .. -frbrh; Richmond and Petersburg. -.
0:00 A"; i M.,- TIIE CHICAGO; EXPRESS,
.'for, .Lynenourg, ituaiiOKV,, coiam-
bus.-.. Cincinnati, and" Chicago.
- ;;- Buffet .parlor . car -Petersburg
. ;to Roanoke. Pullmanis'.eeper-Koa-
-to: Columbus -and- Bluefield ; to
• ' V Cincinnati; also, for- Bristol, Knox
vllle, and Chattanooga.... Pullman
sleeper; Roanoke to jtinoxville.
12:20 P. M.; ROANOKE EXPRKSa. for
Farmviile,' Lynchburg,.
- and 'i intermediate -stations. -- - - :
3 :OO P.: M., OCEAN SHORE LIMITED
Arrives Norfolk 5 :20 • P. . M. S tops
: - -only; at Petersburg. 1 Waverly. and
Suffolk. Connects at; Norfolk "with
; .- steamers ' to .'Boston, '-Providence, .
' . ; New York, Baltimore,' and- Wash
' 6:56 P."m" for Suffolk, Norfolk, and In
• ■ ■•■-,■•■': terin^diuie -biations.H.u Arrives at
-->>' ; Norfolk at- 10:10 £-.M. - : ; . .
„-0 :35 P. "i M.v for '; Lynchburg '.and Roa
; noke. Connects at Lynchburg; with
* -.Washington and Chattanooga Llm-:
' • ' ited. v /Pullman sleepers rLynchbursf :
. . . to - Memphis " and?- New*: Orleans.
- ■■■'. . -"'-* Cafe; parlov, and observation cara
/- > V;Radford ;to Attala;- Ala.' Pullman
. : y -I.'-;'; slerper.i between "Richmond * and
'+*■ " ;,Lynchburg. Berths .ready for oc
/ , cupancy. atß:3!)iP. M.. -.A.ISO. Pull
i :; man' sleeper Petersburg; and,Roa
; ;noke.. '...:■'.;- .'-.: ',"'-- ■ . • ■■'„;■
TRAINS WA RRIVE RICHMOND -FROM
• r Lynchburg and the .West dally at
fT:3S>A: M.. 2:0«>-P. M.. and K:stt
P.-M.; from Norfolk and- the East
■at ll:»O A. M., 11:42 A. M., and
fI:SOP.M.
Office: 838 Main street. ' :' I
- • JOHN E. WAGNER.
- -City Passenger;and, Ticket-Agent
• -■' ■'"•■ '- C. H. BOSLEY. -.;
i-: . District Pas«enger Agent.
:■;.:. - ')ji--r : - j ■- W. B. .BEY.ILL..
■ Gereral Passenger Agent.
Gv*nsral: Office: Roanoke.'Va " fe 23
SEAB OARD I
| Air Line Hajlway
!' ; Short line to principal cities of the South
i and Southwest. Florida, Cuba. Texas. Cal
; ifornia and Mexico, reaching the capitals
of six: States. • :. - .:V ;: „' ■'■' •■ •■• ' .-.-■ -.;•.-.;
| SCHEDUUi: IN EFFECT NOV. 23, 1902 L I
| TRAIN S >, LEA VE RICHAiOND-^MA IN- I
'-: STREET STATION— t>AILY.
- No. 27:' No: 31. .' ,■"'.'■'■ - ,\
:2:i5 P jM: '10:37 P. M.— L\v ßichmond. "
-■: 2:53 P.< M: 11:20 P. Mt— Lv.i Petersburg;'
ff:sß P.-SI. -4:15 A: M.—Lv. Raleigh. ■* "
|:-;.9:35 P.M. -7:15 A. M.— Ar.>Hamlet
I :9:45 P. M. - 7:35 A. M.— Lv. Hamlet.
7:35 AIM.- 4:00 P.: M.—Ar. Atlanta. ;
ii-Ao AV,M.\ 11:20 A. M.— Ar.: Columbia
1 *„';.. (Eastern Time).
12:20 A:- ai.*:< 10:25 A." M.—Lvi: Columbia : : *
'■■"'* ■«.'•"*-•• "(Central Time).
•'4:55 A. M.V ; 2:35 P. M-— Ar. Savannah.— --■■.
9:15; A; Al; 7:W P. M.-Ar.; Jacksonville' 'A
11:^5 A: M; 'r • —Ar. St.. Augustine.
6:00 P. M. • 6:45 A. M.— Ar. Tampa
10:32 P.M. 10:33 A. M.—Ar. Charlotte. " :
. 12:51 A: M::. 10:30 A. M.—Lv/ Chester ' :
3:25 A. M. 12:37 R;M.— Lv. Greenwood; 1 ■
5:5S A/? M.. 2:52 P. M.-Lv. Athens -^*
7:35 A.' M. 4:00 P.M.— Ar." Atlanta - -
'■'■:■■■-■ v; v ? 5:40 ±*. M.— At/. Augusta.
11:35 A. M... 7.20 P. M.— Ar.;Macon.
6:-. P-'M.; 9^o p. M.—Ar.' Montgomery
-.. V. ■ ' 2:55 A. M.—Ar.. Mobile: '
p3i£ S A} M^Ar^N^SvSli ean *
2^A-M.c.B:2p A.M.-Ar.:Mempfala. -
fc Train sNo. 25 . leaves Richmond > 9:10 A ; Mi
daily • for- Petersburg.: Norlina/: N.- c 'and
all w intermediate points. Connection : at
NorUnav with* .train" arriving -i Henderson
2 :02 P. ; M. : and Raleigh 3 :40*P."m ?dai?£
and Durham' 4 P.- ALiJallv.^ except SundHv*
% Connections at Jacksonville • for; all' Flo
rida f East {.Coast points.- -At Tampa- for
• Havana "and all points imCuba" At At
lanta^f or»- Montgomery., New^Orleans. 'and
all i points! In r Texas. Mexico > and Califor
;nia; t% alsq?*/ for ; ; Chattanooga, ;« Nashville"
: and » all 'west - - "" • '-
VTRAINS'^ARRIVE AT RICHMOND— i
',-f:^,.i~: : ir.-.if- .;-• DAILY.; ■•-- ■.»■•-■ v- .V ;
■ 5 ?&■; £*.. No.-- £4; IFrom 5 all points -South
4:» P.; M.. No. «t > and -Southwest. J
a:45 P.M.. Iso. Btf, ; from Norlina N C i
/-Petersburg; and ; localjpolhts.; ; .- "* !
':< SLEEPING-CAR; SERVICE. '.' I
No3. i 31 "•; and 34— Seaboard Express I"«iii.
inan-VDrawlngTßoom. r Sleeping-Cars ■ ,»*i
! tweeneNew; York | and^Tampa. Vestlbiiled
Coaches ;between : New>; York ; and * Rich-
I inond;^! and -Richmond? and '- Jacksonville 1
J? Pullmans Sleeping-Cars « (daily) between
Jacksonville? and^Tarapa;v.rAl«o,: through
Drawing-Room Sle«plng-Carsj between
iNew^iorK v^and : Auanta^undSCaie cars
; between • Hamlet '; and ?A. tlaiitaTan'd ; Hamlet
and Sayannah/TriT Weekly ' Sleeper between*
-and Plnehurst; > Itturtrie
rwashirigton > v Tuesdays; iThuradayg^anS
Saturdays : €', returning. Cleave r?■ Plnehurst
i Monday s^Wednesda ys. and Fridays.
"ia\ Nos.%; 27:; and " 66-^Seaboard « Mail 's^Poiin
: man f Pra wing-Robin J Buffet I Sleepirig-Carii'
between ;New {York and Jacksonville ? C on
fnectingl atl Hamlet Iwithi SleepinK-Cars s to
iandSffromsrAilanta^; ln ■ connections wl»h :;
iFJneatfelpay;; Coaches. Bu ffet .. Par^
j Car"'- ; Service between Waahlnrton'*
Southern , Pines, , und riamlet. U"av^!
ing' ■M'ashJnjrtou - Moadays;fS|^rj,; ( j n - e |S ?
!f4ay«,<iqtta^iday«t;rr«t^rij|n^rea.veHani
letiTue»dayi^LThursdayß;i and \ Saturday^
|C*f(KCSr«ion!*llitl»roßflirtralni^^SM*
ATLANTIC -COASTLINE.
Sot. 30 r 510<»-, ,
TRAILS LEAVE -RICIOIoJIP— BVHD.
»:OO A. M.V 'NORFOLKSI/I M ITKI»>
Daily. ArrivesTPetersDursiazMLlfA.
M./*Norfolk'll:2o\AJ ? M.S;Stops;onhr
; at Petersburg, Waverty. and ; SuC*
1 'folk. • " ■' ■' ' ■■ ■■ "•■ ;:; ' '" i; •* "'■
• 8:SO-a:;Sl Daily. Arrives Petersburg
= 9:13 .A. SI., Emporla 'i XO:*Z ' A- J*-.
.: 11:22 ;-A^Y»l.i'?FayettevlU«
; ■ 4:35 P M., Charleston rll"^s ,P.
• * a. . • -,v,.- k ,-s . - . •< -„ '•'•<-
sonvllle 9:05 A. 31..' Tarop»^7:00 F.
• .M.. Port Tampa-7^o-P.-'M-?Con
• . Irig: Goldsbbro* 2±S P.;M.V<WUmin»
■;;-._■;*%ton 5:45 P. ■■iL.^ Pullman sleeper r J«ew
i . .' ioriw'io.jk«;r.sunvi.ie. ,
13:^O pr \M. ; Daily, " arr* r ins 5 Fetersburjf
l:G0 X M/rCa'^cti- -.UhNorfollc
: and.Wtdtvr: railway for? Roanok*
•- ■■■•■"■-." ■- . ian^ilntennebiate points. 8top8"al
:Di ewry's =-" BluiT. ~ Centralla." - an«
V-U--,',: Chester. -- : .% ■,:■..-.■■■..;, -.v.-' .-.!.--; ■■> VV " Ml,£,-^-!M 1,£,-^
! 8:0O P., M/. OCEAN SHORK-LIMrTED»
■;■■' Daily. Arrives Petersburj : 3:30 P.
:-' ■:■: M:.> Norfolk ! srio P.M. jStopsionlj
: , at; Petersburg;" Waverly. : and ; Sut
< - folk.
4:1O P. M.: Daily, except Sunday. _A»»
rives Petersburgri4:s3 P.M.. Wei
'■ ; idon 6:54 R ;M.:.and Rocky ?Mmrat
4 .". ;;■"■ -'■ ;F. -;at. Makes \ all -lntennedlatji
; 5:5G p. jf. Daily. Arrives Feterßbiir*
■ :"■-■■' 6:4$ R M. - \rakes ail « stops. '■ l;->-^
6:3 C P.M. FLORIDA AND WEST IM
: in ... •• ...;- ;'■■-»•;'■•>>■. ; • trtve*
. Petersburg 7:32 P. -'.M. Connect*
; wiiu Aorioik; and Western me >or
-"■■■' ioV-f ::i)«,4 ;Htf.r-Tjerti2t%>tipoint**«Em
: poriaS:» P. M. (connects with AY
juuuti ai.u '.'Uativitib iuifoiaUuus be
. 'tw*on--.'Krt»nf>rf.i and L-*»^r""ce>.
ville) :Weldon 9:09 P. M.v Wllminf
ton-10:10 xV: M./Fayettevlll9 12:47 Ay
M.. Charleston 5:45 A. M.; ; Savan
nah 7:55 A.M.. Jacksonville "1:»
P/ M./ Tampa .10:00 P. •'M.. Port
. Tampa* 10:30 P. M. v r i^-- _,
GEORGIA POlNTS— Arriving Au
gusta 8:25 A. M.; Macon U:25 A. M..
-.■■■.-•' Atlanta 1:00 P. M.;: Pullman sleeper
: . -Nfew-York' to Wilmington.-Charles
;. ton/ Port Tampa, uacK3»-nville. Au
gusta,- and Macon.-' Dining car ser
'. . vice. ■■■.-■ ■.-..:.:;■::■■ :< - .•:.'-■■ ■■'-■*■'■''■ ." ■■ .. * '
0:35 P. ai.:. Dally. "Arrives Petersburg
i 0:15 P. M. "Connects at: Petersbuigf
■ with -Norfolk and Western rail
•svay, arriving "Lvnchburg 2:4 a.A.. A.
M:. Roanoke 4:45 A. M./ Bristol
. 10:40 A. M-. Pullman sleeper Rich
mond to ; Lynchburgr.
11:30 p. M." Daily. Arrives Petersburg
■■■■ -12:10, A. M •-;:-.■ '. - •■■-. ■;■.--;;.?:.■■■
- TRAIXS ARRIVE RICHMOJID.
4:OT A. M. Dailyv From Jacksonville,
! havunriah. Charleston. Atlaaca;
Macon. Augusta, and all points
- South. . *.:;-. ; . '.-i :■-■ ■-■.■.
T:35 A: M. Daily. From Petersburar,
'- :Lyachburs. -and the;. West. ■ „ . .
B:4S A. ,M. ., Daily, except Sun/ iy.
Petersburg local.' ■" ! : - : :
llrlO A. ai.^Dai.y, except Sunday. From
Rocky Mount and Intermediate sta»
', tions, --'Norfolk.- and Suffolk.
11:1<V A. AI. .Daily. From - Peten.bur»»
; Suffolk, and. Norfolk. -
J 1 :42 a; - M.- Daily. : From Norfolk, Suf
folk; and Petersburg:. • ; -
2:00 P. M. Dally. From ' Petersbursr.
rßoanoke.; and intertrvdiate points.
: «:5O P.i M. Daily: 7 From^Norfolk,-Suf
. -folk: and Petersburg:.:
7:45 P.. M.; Datly. .From aiiaml/ Fort
', Tampa. /Jacksonville.. - Savannah,
Charleston. 'Wjlmington. ;-•'::. Golds
boroV-andall points South. -
B:SC P. M; ;: Dally. From Peter3burs»
•■ ; Lynchburc. rind W"** — *
H. -M. EMMERSON. .
.Traffic Manager.
. W. J. CRtVIG. '
". General Passenger Agent. : '
'~\ C. S. CAMPBELL. ~>
. Division Passen/rer "Ajcent."
; ja 14 - . ; . . \ '-■ S3B Vast ;Matn street.
N Old Dominion
Steamship Co,
DAILY LfKE TOR HEW YORK, THI
kCRTH AND EAST,
NIGHT LINE
"DAILY BETWEEN
RICHMOND AND NORFOLK*
The Mew Sjaamais
BRAHDOH AND BERKELEY
Leave Richmond nigntly at s 7 o'clock for
Norfolk,- stopping at Newport News ;in
both directions,: arriving ut Norfolk at
f. A. M., there transferring to ; New lock
steamer, daily, , except Sunday, ar : 7 P.. M.
'■ Passengers car leave daily: except ; Sun«
day by Chesapeake 'anit Ohio. railway, at
8 :50* A. M:: and 4P. M.. or » "A. =M:- and S
P. M. « by 'Norfolk - and Western railway,
both lines connecting at ; Norfolk with di
rect steamers sailing same day. ■.. . .-. ";»
Freight: foe all. ;nor them, eastern, and
foreign ports received .. and i forwarded
daily exceofSunday, at company's wharf
(foot of Ash street). :Rocketts ; : - :
B Tickets on sale : at company's office. No.
1212 ' east Main street; Richmond Transfer
Company, 5 No. Sl9 east Main ; street; Mur
phy's Hotel: Chesaoeakejand' Ohio. an<J
Richmond and Petersburg depots.- and -at
company's * wharf. ■ Ricnmond.* P Baggnge
checked, through to all points.^ ■-.-'- : .
Local-fares -between -Richmond • and
Norfolk.- Newport News, -Old iPoint.- and
Hampton. $2.50; to Baltimore and Wash
ington. $4.00.';; ' : . ' ..
Ronnd trip fare .between Richmond -and
Norfolk -J4.50., Time; limit, <;l!) days.Abov*
fares inclue stateroom berth between Nor»
folk > and Richmond, c Meals. -Table d'hote,
50c. Richmond to New: York,-aII water^o*
rail and Water. 19.00. Limit. 3 days. Round
trip, Ili.CO. Limit. 30 days, ; including
meals and stateroom berth. .
- - JOHN F.- MAYER. Agent. '-
1212 east Main-street. Richmond. Va.
J.J. BROWN: General Passenger Agt.
• H. B. WALKER. ' Traffic Mgr.VN. Y.
.;.de.2-t"-; . ;; " ;/. : . -■-;.--. . -
BAY CINE
TO BALTIMORE
Via C. & 0. Railway and
i Old' Point.
U. S. MAIL ROUTE,
.■-•; ■■ ■ : \ - ■-.'.; -•: ■■■■-■ ■ ■ ; - ; - ■ ''■■'' ' ' '
a Leave J Richmond: via ChesapeakV! an«
Ohio >; railway/daily. s except- feunday, a|
.4 "P.I M.', connecting jati; Old Point : wit*
the superb steamers of the Old Bay Line?
leaving at- 7:15 "P. M.. 'arriving Battimor 4
6:30 .' : A:- ; M.v in time^ to -make connectioi
with j all- trains - North. -East, and WVst
Short rail :rideVandv all-night ion one;oi
the - finest •. steamers in southern watery
Returning, arrive -i Richmond W A: M;
daily. -except Monday: v.
i For "tickets sand l general information,
apply "general ■ offices •.Cnvsapeake;; and
Ohio ? Railway. Richmond ;Trunsf er . Com*
pany, and 10"j6. east* Main. Btreet:: :
DAY LINE.
:■':■'■' bu.-i<:r .focahonuu* > ' e»\ v« : v v ccji jJON
DAY. aad-FBIDAY at
7 VAiVjMi'Sjfor,* Norfolk,-. Porumomti^-ota
Pointy 1 i Newport News; > Clareinon tr-^anl
James-river - landings. > and JconnecUaar ; **
Old^Poinciand 'Nortoik: for WasSJnKtbn.
baiUmor?;iand:thir North. v^-V^
r Suite- rooms Preserved *. for - th« night a*
modcrate' r prlce». -:*?•;: "*:.:::'. : --I;-: ■■••-■. ■; : • ■
? Electric-cars : direct ? to [ the - wharf.":' Far*
only IJI-50 land *H>;to J Norfolk.': f Music by
;Grand;Orchestrlon.vyi-':-'^;::.\ ; :s-.5V:; -•-;•-• ■-.- -
~V Freight received- for above-named place*
'and i. all points ?. ln" ; Eastern ". sutd
: North Carolina. . IRVIN "VVT2ISIOER,;
/."'•-•■-=■-'> ■^V-^s^-s : ::^. i^General«Manait*r^i'?V
E. Ar:;Barber» Jr..:; Secretary. Ja *
MERCHANTS' AND MIHEHS 1
TRAKSRORTATIOM EC'S
Axsedsl.'moißK xo bostos. xas&;
j» ;' Steamers leave . Norfolk. £*for*fßo»tOJi
/rUESDAT^aWIEaDNESDAV. FRIDAYS
iandnSUNPAV »t»ttiPv M;; forProvldanc*
i?MONt*AY^s^THUKSI>AY;«ao<I | SAXVI^i
iDAYiatitt P- M.
SSAccommodtttlon* and cj!jJno.^u߻ttr*
pasaed. „ . _, ;
s*ii Passengers and freight tak^n to? alt
■•New?EnglandJpx>tats.^- .s^ss^r
jiTlciKts'onisaie ?at? CUteMgeakfr' aad^OW»
MdlNQrfalk!*adOTestern^r^w*j>!< > ai?<Ml|
!»n«lS»i«^'MaWjftNadCi:---;-.,-; ■•;,_.-;-..

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