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CJIAJIGSD WITH STEALING) C'JL'
WATCH FROM MISS TCSEvii;'"'
of nicn>fo>b, ' '" : .;
DEACON BAYLEY' RESIGNS.
Or. W. IV Mathciv^ Dccomcn^ Mcni
bcr of Iticlunona .".Cliu'rch— Mr- W.
T * i T.*** 00 * 1 •'' A'urroTVly ] *li»cni>cß
DroTvnfnjf. "-} '■■■-.. ' \ .' .*i "•:•"""■".']']
"The r arrest: of pllie D.; Elder 'in Rich\ j
xnond .last' evening on the charge of steal
ing a. watch, , created much surprise' in:
Manchester and Swansboro*. ■
Mr.. Elder had formerly been ■„ employed
by:, the Allen & Gintcr branch of the
American Tobacco Company; and wa s re-,
yarded as a man' of integrity and hones
ty. He liad many 'friends in both: cities
Tho wlll.ge^shoeked to;iearn of the charge
«vhich has-been; preferred;, against' him."
The complainant: is- flies' Tuney,; who ;is,
employed; at the-tobaeco factory of Came
ron •'& Cameron. '- > -■ .. -
The arrest was ; made by Detectives 'c.
A. Gibson and - 'Thomas J. Wren. , Mr!
Elder was .locked up; at the First -Policed
".Station. He _will : appear before Justice.
John J. Crutchfleld, in . Richmond, /this'
morning.* '■, " -„-. * ■, ■" v ». -
RESCUED DROWNING MAN.
Mr. - Tjld«n - 5 Harrison; V the druggist, , and
;--r.; T. C. Wobdson rescued "a man- from !
<3 rown iiig -at Forest Hill ( Park >Tv esfiay 'af- ;
teraobn. Mr W.T. Paitbri, who has "been
living ;at Murphy's Hotel, in : Richmond;
was skating on the ■ lake. u wheh " lie fell
t~rpugh-ithe,lce ; into the .water. On see- -
Ing" Mr., Patton's predicament.' Mr. Harri
son, jumped into the, v ater and' rescued
. the man, who was about to, sink for! the
last' time. Mr. Woodson assisted ; in • the
rescue. Two tmaps, who happened to be
sn : tfceiscene at the : time? : gave air. Pat~
lon some. "whiskey? which edmewhat re
vived Kirn . :: Mr.; Pattbn ' left soon after-
Vr-jards for. bis hotel in .-Richmond: . v • ; ;
Mr. Chester Lloyd also fell , through -the
Ice i and came'nerir drowning Tuesday af
ternoon.,- He, ; also," was rescued after -ha,
iad been in the water for. - some time.
; TENDERED A RECEPTION.
'A reception was tendered those who are
to be. attendants at the Plarding-Burton
we&_ing, at fhe home of Mrs. A. C. Hard
ing last night. Among some "bf those
were' present " were-" Misses : Coley ,. 'tovell.'
Edna Bayley. MozelJe Gregory.: Lois Bass,
and -Messrs.-.Phillips;' r Morrissett, : Vernon
Burton,: Frank '-Cosby.'; and others.;. ;•_;:
V Many beautiful and costly presents have
been .received by .the couple. .
" , MUSICAL PROGRAMME.
. ; The : X^n~yke-tea. whicn lis. to be-glveh
In the Bainb"rsdge,-Street,,;Baptist church
to-morrow night,- will De preceded by ''a
delightful musical . programrhe^'in _which
Mrs.; Jennie, Yeamans, Mr. -Frank: Cosby,
of. Richmond: ;.Miss Tatti.e Isaacs, and
Mrs. Audrey. Morton, of Athens, Ga.. will
take part. -. Mrs. yeamans will recite seve
ral selections,, and .the others will sing. r
MR.-BAYLET RESIGNS. - "..* : ' :
The* resignation' cf'Mr.-J. ;J.-Bajiey 'as '
deacon- «f : the- Bainbridge-StFeet 'Baptist i
■■church was read, aty the meeting .last
;nigh't.>-'Mr.Bay3ey*s departure;.- tor Ala
~bai^.a - where ij he; is to'makVhis home;
"caused ' him to resign ; , us deacon. ..; .'
' Pr--*:P r --*: 3^7 111 am ' p - Math'ews, who has
moved -to* Richmond- to' live, has trans
ferred his membership to the Second Bap
tist church'; in ; that citjy
■s:* WILL' WED THIS EVENING.
A v large gathering; of friends and:"rela^
tives will be present at:" the wedding of
M.jss_EtheJ Clare Harding and -Mr. Thom
'a« Edward 'Burton, in ', the. Baihbridge-.
Street Baptist church this evening. The
ceremony .will be perfored by the: Rev.
B. ;.T. ..Baldy... pastor of the prospective
bride, and groom. . ■■.-'. \ ,--.,, „. ;; --.;
*Miss Harding ; will .enter : the
with :her maid of honor, Miss;LoJs Bars.'
The groom wilj •be attended by his broth
er. -Mr.. A'erpor Burton, vkiS will act v'asi
best .man.- Messrs. Thomas Aldrldg'e,. of
.Richmond; David Wiltshire, Tilden Harri-:
!?pn.:of Manchester, and^ Ha^ryey Hard- i
Ing. of, Danville, win act'as T ushers.
The marriage will.take place at 7 o'clock,
Imrhediately after which ; theVcouple will
Isave.for, a Northern -tour. .They will[bd |
at home to ■ their friends after • January |
£d. ; ' . .- ' / ,—.-: " ; ■. " :
, Mr. Burton Is a "highly 'esteemefl em
ployee jof Messrs. O. H. Berry. & Co.; of
Richmond.. r*T , ; „•-.' * '■-- . "'■
SERIOUS .CHAIIGES .AGAINST HIM.
Charles Ross, alias Johrijßoydi , colored,:
will" be 'given a hearing "before 'Squire
L. ; W. Cheatham, - to-morrow xnorning.
Tire negrol is., alleged to ••-■ have committed
highway robbery, "criminal assault, and
other crimes. 7,- ,:
Hehas been identified as.the negro who
attempted to commit [ an assault: upon:La
yiaa'.Turner.'-./He has ', also - been . identified ;
as the'man - who held up two "men near-
Granite. -.The prisoner-is an alleged horse
thief.- He "is charged \with' enotfgh ; crimes
to send- him loathe; gallows, or keep.hini
Jo the penitentiaryifor the; remainder of
Ijis lif e. .' He, is'Jthe. negro who : was arrest-"
ed in .Richmond s on the charge of : stealing:
chickens. I'U tfwasaf terwards turned over,
to Const.ibifc E. Wj Grant, of .^Chesterfield '
crunty." Hois""-- has "been* locked^jtip^ioj
♦Jie J:\lancheptpr jail since 'VMohdayl'-'. -. " '
; ,JN CELL. *TO- HIMSELF. :
City Sergeant s J.: G.'.Saunders.rias, placed
Robert -Ford.y the alleged •hlghwaymarii
In 'a;cell>to himself.;?; Ford :is^ afPittsburg
negro, and declares tha i he escaped : f rom
a smallpox - hospitii 1 in ; Phiiadelphiar^He"
told Sergea nt S;i unders - ' thati- his ~ scars
were ,; sandpapered - before :' he . left the! ln-1-
Btltution.' ; On^ciOse. investigatibri ? it'^c6uld r
not be deterrrined tliatK the/ negro ? had
ever suffered -\ f re m - smalipos; "and . it :. is
thought that'- he^ made; 'such -a ; story a
pretext : for.' getting \ h way from .the Ma n
chesier" authorities. NFord is charged-^wltbl
tioldSrg ,up . Mr.' Thcma s Moore and robbing
Mai i ■-, of :' $lis :' New" Year's v nighty :'i He^iwas \
■rested •) ln^ Petersburg as; a f.susplcioua
character; and ;: brought- to Manchester : by
C«ptiin JamesAl :L«p£<omb. . :' ,
; *FQrJNDiHJfi' PISTOL. _'
Deputy Sefseaiit: Herbert :Fergusson:ha"s
found :the ; "J pistol cfthatjj lie ; * lost^ : Friday^
nJQrh>g : auringj^hc'. hanging; 7 of .Ernest
Dkvifc'--;:---Jtjf^Ferfirjision?left1.thei^eai»nl
lnlhe jail 'office; to; go ;into the; yai ; d4aiidi
when hV'vturhej: lU was^ gone? /A-smalli
negro" boy j had i picked 'vp '. the ?. pistol and
carri^yt^b'o^esS^th''-'hlm.t':-;.Tl*e^'oappn J
wa'sfrcturnedHorMr/iFergusson^lastfevej
nln^, «s;tKe^yoiitli titJ not
t belonged; -i No quest joos . were ask ed.'jind'
Sergeant-FergusEon v vill) fhot .take ster^itb
have^the; boy.prbeecuted.^ ,'.-ii_*r; 'A\. -?S*?- : ■?.
YOUNGS LADIES -TO j* ENTERTAINS
The^Ybung;Ladics^!drSociay,^of[th>
BainbrldgerStreet . Baptist churchukt has •
Eirranffed to give onelof^thcjmost^ delight
ful 'I teas of; the season ; : to-morrow. nighL
h. musical i'proffrarome'wllJjibeiCa^ed!out,S
in^ ; tnc^eyen|nsr; promises ct^b^mosten^i
loyablei for/ all : who' attend; K Musicians
from; : Richmond .will take, part in the
iffalr."* 'Ansong Ithose wlk* will assist in
serving^?: thV^e'fresn'mentel will|jbe gMrs4
BaWy. Uts. Bayley. :■ Grefforjyi
U>y>l,,n3yley. flp'l others. . -
" -f A"LT>EHMEN'TOJMBET.
5 Aa^lraport&titlmMtlsgM |ttig|.3?pftr4^t:
<llfienn'oa ■ \vilj -b« % held .to-morrow nifiht
tor tjio purpose of c«acurrlng ; in. a lot ot
;Xl;Uft«U«y«fl.tb»t »-r»aue»t wm-.W
nwd* by the Cty Council in the peIRS
.{ure.'lo get ,he PassSe^|*SwS
<,ompa»x;; to jj extend | Its ; Marishei»lor3Ttrtes
: I -JJawy .&.-motery. . Prominent -"citizens
Manchcsttriar^hcartjly Gin^avtir 7o£
cuct:R. :B ch€me. . ;^~
. .A meeting of the L?ght Committee' will
bo held to-night at 7& o'clock:
-TO LEAVE MANCHESTER*
bc-eri a^cleirk In "'J;- 1 C.' Sriellin'gfe # £?drugistore,~;
!has abceipteaSa^ position? with lE^Xij^lngr-j
; field.-vof * Columbia^ S;" C-tt and iwlll aleavs;
nextn ext -/week - f or Vthe ■: Palmetto^Stat^l Both |
Mr. <? Pa Hie and :i Mr. YVVtngfield ~ knojppjr^
In tsianche6t6r,;jthev latter .'hayinglenjraJßeai
;in £thc H drug s business : here \ for' some ? time; -
TheP depaj-ture 5 of iMr^PattielwlU^beJ*
source " of Jgeneral-- regret
city.' Mr. Pattle.'-was 1 formerly eraj^lbyed ,by ;
J. Blair, of Richmond." ,■ '. .
LITTLE ~GIRL IN . EXTREMIS. , :
y. Dr. . H. «\ B.^ Stov«r. ; ;iof : i Richmond. • &nfl
Dr. T.^P.,j Mathe ws/-} of . ; Manoheater,^ were
ht v the . bedside ; of ; ' Virgie'gTohey :
throughout y yesterday; -c^TJie Jj)|ttJet v girl '
Is very low; ;:; Sher^ lsHthe^daughieWpf-
Repre>entati?-e ,D: -ip:l TonQyV; ! and" Istanl
exceptionally- bright child. . ;
,-■;- Little ■ Ruth --Puckett; daughter s of" Mr^;
and (-Mrs.- 1 . J.- LJ Puckett, whoihßS'been ; Hi
with pneumonia, is'JLble tb be up again:" .;
i FUNERAL Ot 1 A.'.V6uTl{. '"
j A laVijo crowd attended - the jf unerl.l lot '
Thomas Craze" in; ; the Asburyj, Methodjst!
I chiirch esday afternoon. v vTho' 1 service!
i was: conducted; by "the Rev.'iMf.-ißds'ser^
assisted: by the Rev. E. V, Balfly. ",
::The pall-bearers, were: : Edwardj^^Lf&gani"
George; vHehdricks, - Floyd V jjendrlcks,? i
j .Alexander- Clary, ; Joseph * Clary, "v Harvey • j
Wilson; Charles . Smith arid Lbitus sßush;i5 Rush; i
- ; v /TO ; MEET ; THIS ;'-;APTBBNpON.'';rK>'
The members of tho special cotntnHtefl 1
who are to appear, before : the>"comraltt6e:
on counties; cities arid* toWhs;are request-
ed to appear iri'the State capitol building
at 4 o'clock \ this ,]" afterriooh.lv
fer^ence • whicb^jis^to'bemieldv'wni^bo
of vital interest to. the citizens "of;Man
cheeter. - .' - , • *, . \
NO SMALLPOX IN THE CITY.' ? >-
Dr,v E.'.-.G.^Hill, \ acting; president: of '•) th^
heal thiof; Manchester;- Is Uaking
all possible; precaution- to'prevent' small
pox breaking out in'theclty^He Js.o'rder'r
ing .vaccination ; "wherever ;^he ; . deems >it
n ecessary, 1 ; and ". If ils - not . thoug;ht ? that ; the
city is in '; any, danger from I the f lfact \ thkt ;
a man \ suffering : from the disease i was "i- in
Manchester^lastiweek and h'ai 6irice;dledi r
If any; cases ; of "small-pox ; break Tout Hn 1
Manchester/a small-pox; hospital; may be
built and: coiripulsory vaccination -"may be
started. ; . ;■ ' -- ',: : - ;,:'. 'i \; ■■ : :^V.t,i *L ?T
.:'• At present there •is not a single case 7 of
the disease • f ither ; in -Manchester >6r sCh?e
terfield counjty. .Mr. Richardi Bishop? of
Chesterfield-, who died from " the disease
last' week,' = had been in tw.ierr
lie contracted small-pb'x.. He^had^ the
disease ■•: when ' he | reached 1 Manchester; 9 ■
i'Mr.- Bishop! died at his home ?at ; Sixth
and Marx-streets. L.Nearly-everybt»dy 'in
that neighborhood : has been' Vaccjfiate^ *•'
„ 'BRIEF ITEMS OF INTEREST.- :
• Mr. W. ■' J. "Morrissett '-< secretary of
Liberty Council,- No. 13, v, Juri|qf r - Order'
United American Mechanics, has received ;
Copies of the "which . he 'will glad- ?
ly: furnish f the members upon" application;';
: Mrs. Lou Reynolds, of 404 west 'Four '
teenth street, is extremely iv. r She is
the -ivife.of T., E.' Reynolds. \: ' V.'."- '■">■■ ■'•••
, .'Jerihy.Wiliiams and, George : -E.'Blarik"eri^
ship have been fined $2.£0 qacri by 'Squire
B. M. Clark for fighting. >; William I Cro^
tic was fined ■$5 f or 4 contempt of court .'. ;
A; riieo,ting of -the stockholders :of the :
Manchester . Paper ; arid" ' Twine s Company ;
will b* held next week, for? the i purpose
of el, ting-"- officers; for. the* next ■ twelve ■
months; ; The " concern ' is- doing VanTejclen-'.
sive business. ..Large- shipments of .paper.
and; twine : ; to, various points north arid;
south have been made within*. the last
day.;; or two. The present 1 officers .-are
Charles ; D. . ; Larus, ;. president; jlWarnej IWarner '■'■
Moore, vice-president; Wilbur T. 'Armisv
tead,''i.. Eecfeta'ry.: and > treasurer. ■'.- " " i
Mrs Konoro Desmond bead >:
■ALEXANDRIA, VA.,^ January tt— (Spe
cial.)— Mrs. ; Honoro Desmond; the venej>
able. mother of Councilman fWilllanitDes
mond,' died at an early hour. thfs morn- r
ing. at . her home in . this city, - after a'- pro
tracted illness. She was the widow of
Maurice : Desmond .. ~. ■ ; " * ■
\7Mfi Isaac Rudd, a. Confederate veteran,
!s in : a critical : condition at his h'orne : h'eFe/f
as the result of two' terrible. fallslrecelvi
ed yesterday. Mr.*Rudd" slipped, and ;f ell;
heavily ■on the pavement;- and eoon f-after,
fell down a stairway: at his home/ .His re^
covery is : not. expected. , .He" was, a mem
ber of the Seventeenth VirginJa*. Regiraent^i
-Dr.* Julian ..Tv. v Miller.^of this :'city^ haa :
been appomted*. assistant In the
United States nayjv for.! three f years. - -He
was formerly! local health officer. . :
EXTENSION OBCITY UMITS.
A IJvely KlglitJ PfomiaiefJ "on ;'the
.General Ixixv. Relatins;Tftcreto.~
The rival hosts. are gatherjnff/nere^for
a. great .battle before the legislative
mittee on the several bills providing 1 gen- ■
eral ■ law for., the , extension of. the 'corpo^'
rate limits lot. cities nnd toiyps.^dfSwhJchj
there ; are 'i no less _ : than "-■ four/ now- bef ore^
the committee. /-.One of,. these bills ; is ; that •
offered by Delegate Thomas ■ W. ; Gariiner', i
of 'Heririco/r which :praetl^lly;'lfeayes;the"
matter" of
district proposed tto' be annexed^! Another ;
is that pffered/by.s Senator iWayne;Ahder^ |
s6n;tvrhich Is opposed by the people" of ; the ; I
secHpns ; ;^cb'nti^ous*;-;to^anis^outs|de'ubfij
citicis, and : ; proposing •to (; extend ; : their !
limits; •■.. Still - another; is" the^ bill ?v-ered^ by]
: Delegate G WT'i: Bafeer.fo'f iChesterfleiq.
MARRIED AT DQSWEIL,
Miss Alice Hope Married; to'Mr^jaairl;
. ' ' ; Bast. •■' . _ .
X DOSWELI^VA.. VJanuajry/ 14^(Sp^c!ai;):
Ifi; the presence ; of a ; larseasseniblige«o(;
trjehds: at JMt.^Hope)SMetliQ4}sj^'cUurch?
this morning:. Mr. EarJ East, /. pf^ Rich*
mond, ,; led tq > the : altar- Mlss^ AJJce," i the :
popular daughtervofiMrv and Mra- ; Waiker.
Holmes, county. . ' * * ' •
:'' The i i bridal^party): lef tVon %■ the jh{d-day
: train for" an extended ; northern tour.
HIS HAND. AT, PARAGRAPHING,
IiL.D. Is a title. A. S. S. is a name?
Some men have' both. -.' / J'^"^
Lockjaw is' caused by. toy pistols— antl
police investigations, -etc. " ' }■
'The Key- to' the situation of th<s'poHc«
investigation don't unlock.
>>Limite<£ trains; are certified as not ;be|n^ ;
more than six hours late^that'i^the •
- iiiiiiu* -■■ .•. • ...•».■. ■• . . :. . ■ '■■■;■■■ ■■ ■■■■?■■ • V ;
r A policeman is like the negro's dog—
trail anything from a* door to a skunk.- '.
Poverty, and wealth from no cond!t!o»
'rise, they originate with itic fellow him*
President Roosevelt now has n, black
■ ej-e as the result of' his colored policy in
•An". Improved cowshed ntakes a good
• horsebarn.vJ3ut is it good^eriQiT^K? o £i
ON 57.00 A WEEK
SALARY THIvS HOUSE
WAS BOUGHT
- - I' IIC XXJC}T\f\& frill Q'fi^t'f r*^ Or 4 n/^TI7' ■ ■
100 people of salaries from $6
to $30 a week saved and bought ■
, their own homes— -a series, which ,
a lie jdjiudry
Ladies' Home Journal
■ 19 cents on the news-stands.
ON $16.00 A- WEEK ',-]
SAL, ARY THIS HOU^E
WAS .SAVED -FOR
HOILSARE FILINi
WELL KNOWN MEN ARE -HERE
FiiOM aIL Quarters of ivißGix-iA
MANY EDUCAtdRS ?
These, "With Representatives .of
' ]'iVarioiis Interests Before the Leg
islature Throng. tiieliObbies—Soruc
■ of the Well Known Arrivals from.
-.'This State.'' . %' ■'"■; •' ■ -'i' .. '
■ The.; hotels are filled with; well-known,
members" connected r with ' the .educational
'institutions f of y: and, ;with ;the
:'<aj,'use : :of educaUon^.in? general. Thd (hotel
lobbies are) fllied; with 1 ; learned professors,
school ] superintendents,- r principals, : . and
teachers ; arid a' 'few;. 'agents'?of publishing
houses,^vffhb]:kre]ihere :;"cujtivatln'g.: the'ac
q\iaintance; ;Of -the ed.ucators. r ;TThese, r ;to^
gather. V]with~*xthe]: crowd; attending; tJio
;Campbell ; investigation ] and] the ■ hearings
before theVvaribus", legislative committees,
Have ■ filled the ; hotels [ about : to their ca
pacity.*'v- ::-'-y?i.^-2}. ' ]v- ;r <■ \ ",}
i Murphy's, as usual; is ■ the ; storm ■■centre
of a the crowd - and . r the | scene iyery f much
reseinbled^that on the eve of a ; legislative,
caucus ;.or w some ' great < ijoli Ucal 111 1 gather-,
Ing. Ford's, 1 too; f has ' a large * crowd -and
these with ]■ the ; members of .; the * Legisla-r '
tuire. ; m?CHe; the I lobbies f very i much | livelier,
than; H6ual- and keeps the.clerks:and;em
ployees hustling/ •
-r? Among' -th'e "; superintendents .' and iweU?
known educators', who -came in yesterday j
tnd ; are at Murphy's are: i J.~B.;MclnturnT. 1
tr^sburg; >- GrJ;H. D Hul vey.V Rockingham ; i
Jtun)iS& ißßavis; ? Scottsville; £; Conrad j
Kowrislar.^Berry ville; i ß; ?p>- : Carter, l Kil- ]
marnpek; • Prof essori 7 Stewart • K.-&P6 w etl)
Onancock; ; J. ; W.y Chirm;;;; Sr.> Richmond ,
cpunty ; :1 Hbnl t; E. *?• Buf ord, Lawrence- I
villß;;PrOtessor^;Hughr £j:>]\bira- '017/VV n--|
liamsburg; ; John fin-^Ashton," Portsmouth;
W;]>B;fe><sritfith,ti Amelia;"' Cavin^ilawis^ I
Carsvil/e; SJ. ■'. K.T Jj'ulr.on.M .Summerfield ; xRr
&'i Stearnes, >Salem ; George o;W. k if Butts/
Chuckktuck j: iW. V. li. •£ Keyser,*^ Rappahari;-.
nock; :Ra Japd SEa Chase;; Dickinson county}
George R.'HuflTard,lof-WythevillQ;W.iC.
Marshall, of Warrenton.
'-'At "the" New Ford's are: William S;
Qh} is\l» n-and t wif ?~ Uurba nna r- 3d< v.? rial U
Fairfax i'iWS F.« Hogg } ;- Gloucester : ; G^G.
Joynes;? Oharicock; vB.- e C^Powell;s pinwid-;.
dN Y&JjM M"|| Shumate, t- Loudoun ; i> W^4;O^
Blankihsßhip, •: Chesterfield ; J. R. Bell.
Wakefleld {iCvi^.i Dickinsons Cartersville :
B. ?J. Harrlßon^ Cartersvllle; VW/tH,« Mitf
ch^li; J -;HlUsville;i:C/KW: < ATddd.vNorf6lk;TrJ. :
W.* ) Wllliams;r> Courtlahd ;.:p. ; -H.| Munseyj \
BJand^sNeariy g all ?of % th^se i are , her e Ito
itttenditheieducatiohal ; cpnf erence. .
•-7 * ; <\l . ,
Among yesterday s ;arrivals; at" Murphy^s
a Judge Bdgar.E; Montague,? of -Hampton^
who" presides?; bver;i the "$ courts y of W&itza^
beth and IfWarwlcklcouhtles.': ■; Judge'
M. on tague X is tag formers 1 members X of % the]
Housed and 5 has S nqany 5 friends there.';: H e
has Si recently.^ returned ; ; from * New;2>" or Ie
whereiheihaslbeen tforia^ month or -more
SSenator^jJ.^Sßoyd Sears, of Ma thews,*
ihd I PelegateSQeorge^ C:t BlancT. ?| of sKing;
indf<jueeii,lianaa Charles SE,' ; sGrayes,%.of;
Pfcge" returned to the city yt&terday to
resume- their: legislative duties
,
jtCaptalh*-' Oscar f-rE.^i Edwards, ; A president '
>f jtheiyirglnla^Pilots'^Associatipn p anclf a'
rentlemaniwell-knownJiriUhls'clty^isJregf
■tered*at |Murphy;s.i^ Captain?* Edwards ■ ;
■anJiup.-for-a v few,days to ace his Rich-"
fSpfair. T, C, S^non, of StiJSit^g^.:
ireufknown'^newppaper man and promi-,
itet jConfederate veter \ \
Syyr^fi^|#y r gawles. Willlamsburg/ i
Efiaraf^^w^^fci;!!:^^^;
: ■'••'■ ; ■•. , ' ' '■:-. .-•■ v .' : ;. v .-. •.-.,. • ■■■■-.:■■■:-...:■..■;. ■■ .;>:-"*-;.,, „-.-.
.Kinipton," representative of the MacJliilan
'.Company.- /They • :are j both;/ at' Murphy's."
r Mr.y Co wles has : just ;; returned }■ from - JAt
(lanta where ; he Jias spent; several; weeks. .
-The arrivals at the j Jefferson '; yester-
; day •- were- Ben^ B. ; Hampton, New r York ;
■ H. ; D. , Herron an d wife,i f e, ■ Brooklyn ; "' AirA;
|Smith,v Atlanta;. Percy.? H;; Smith. cTalla-
Sego, Ala. ; P. F. ] Bodeker .:" and - wife. ;>New\
Yqrk;f..W. >R., = u o.inson,"- West 'Virginia;
Miss Mary Jounson, ; West ■Virginia; f Mrs.
: Joseph viaompson,' Atlantic s City; -A. -A;
Holmes » and wife, I ; New York ; -Miss : A: iW.:
Holmes,. New York; Thomas W.; Simpers,!
Philadelphia; Cleveland;.Mrs.
; i«'. > B. : , w.ikerson. New York; 'M.-B.
Seward,,New York.; ■■•■■-'-.. v •:" ; - -_ ••■»- •:■ :-:;^ ■/.
DEATH OF CHARLiES]ANDREWS
■Well-KitOTrn • iYbnng, .Man y Passes ;
': A/way After a -Ycaryar Illness.^ -
-„ Mr Charles Richards Andrews, 22 years
old, died at 8 :20 i o'clock - last S night -at
vie i home t. of his j mother,',, Mts^ .Jiillavß."
Andrews, ; 107 .west >Main ■ street^ J^TC-V:'
v.Mr. Andrews 'had been ,111 Jfor-, about
twelve months, I*.'during;1 *. 'during; .which -time Ohe.
j. travelled-; throughout; the : c6untrjv : for -his
health:.He; returned sdme'Uime". ago -.from ■'
a r trip to the.Paciflc coast, Twhere he went;
hoping V "that ; the .climate i- would^festofe
his;;health.vHe was] aV great ) sufferer; :but;
bore' his;; pain'.with; muchsfoVtltude^vFew."
;of^hisf many '-.friends; knewSthatiih^s UiK
■ ness would .prove 'fatal, carid it 'therefore;
caused.; much , : surprise ; among;. themV.wh'fen'
:they^learnedvof«.hls}deathViastthight.v;c,'^
H Mri f'Andf ews ; '^yrai-i. born . '» in -c Richmond, I
hiatfather.vbeing;the late; X^ BJf Andrews^
;Wh'o.^vasl for ; manyf years o in ;,the^(f6iindryi
.business. herel.He had inanyilfrlends, and"
"was^ we.ll > known ;J for : his < generosity,?; arid
kindness." He leaves two » brothers,' a f sis-;
ter;;;andsa mother. 'The vj brothers 1 -;- are;
Messrs. l. William; B."Andrjßws7rof;the;Ridh-;
: mond,^Fredericksburg^and>^ot6macf;ra^
road, t and % Samuel ;: Hfs .
are Msss ?^ Julia Andrews j end i';Mfs.v'li^'' ?
Roy Brown. - - 1
ip Mr." ! Andrews \ was a.n expert bbbk-keeper
andiheld several -important jpbsltions.i He ;
was r^ an ■■_;}. excellent
; : ":THe "funeral ;'wiinHakeJ^lace"yfr6m^ine^
;! home> toimorrowr at': 3 ; o'clock,;^ the d ßev.]
J.'^-Y; ;Dowriman] rector ;,b]feAil?JSaiiitsy
churchVconductingfitheTsenrice.ViThe^cp^
beafera > will 3be ]as : follows : \ Messrs: iGr^yr
sbn'jWeyrnouthV Frederick Kn6wlesi;Clar-f.
ehce : ; Page,'] Calvin : Cobke.t Wy the i Brooks^
Adolph] ;.Oesterloh,^Jr.v^ and'-SHeiman?
.West.- . , . ' ' »
:-l ,Thel burial 'will? be .-. ln Hollywood ceme-- 1
7te"ry.-~ . ■ ._ ,__-./.
A COMPOSITE FEWCE LAW. ',■■-■•
'"" ~ ...... ---•■■ ■■■■ _-:-.:^.-j.:;:
- :* ;-.
The House Agricnltare Committee/
- \ ,- - -v* ■
Wtll Report Such a >Ira*nr© Soon.
The . House Committee- on Agriculture,
Manufacturing f. and Mining, 'yesterday ?
': heard ; Leake 5 fence:; ja^bill.^; Conai(i^f
rable ,; opposition^ deypic-ped^" Delegate
;' George AY. . Settle; 'of; Rappah'ahnockJ lead-"
|ingithe]flghtTagaJnslvthe-meagure: -/ -' j
I^The? c^mittee|jra.s|it>f^ the?oplnioh (that"
; the- Bill s was u nsuited ■as ■ a ■ general 'ilawvi:
i as were ttfe the' quesf^
tlon, and : It is understood that «the com
.mittee iwill report a substitute iwhich^ wjli '
!■; allowithel people ' of . each; county to - deter,- '
s"inirie^what ? shaH;cbnsUtute allawful!f|nceii
.'The bil l ; which the committee will report
has not yet been perfected." li will-em
oriCG the first 'sectio^ofjtn"e?LeakelDllii
* providing a general no-fenco law,' and the
spctson c* the Shands-Cogbill
'measure. ;A "proviso will be Inserted. per^
Imlttinglthelboards^of.aupervlso^
;tles, on petltionToraimajority;Of>tiie free||
hold voters of a county,. to order an'elec
tion on the question of fence or no; fence.'
It is proposed to further provide that a
imajOTity < -jaf;ith'e|re%irter~ed^
fcidel t£eitj.uestion^
open. The section of the -Snaoda-Cof bill
■^|&^e'|t9^Vel^^r^rat^^^b^ifl«i
positcbill merely define* what Cshall con
stitute :*" lawful, fenc* in the.eouatiea hav<
ing a fence Jaw. -If retmlres tha fence t«i
be five feat high. and aufl|ci«nt ta prevent
th.paMaee.of^t OC k; Thiw-il.wtJlaidpstf
.urely, «*o*aka a atrooc ion « a* fl««r ,
:w-tha.two^»o«*a*'^ •«: ;-^>>c- ;
ACR3EACSB OW . BttlliJtli 1 , TOBACCOi^fi^
THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
„. ;;-i»ii^pisftiP/"/.;; ;-i»ii^pisftiP/"/.; 3wcl:<pi*© • *^hf '* ticyt^ltttprci—
.PETERSBURG, VA., January"" -11^
I (Spteciki^-^The^njoyement- ■■-. to . encourage
i creage, the area' or cultivation;^ recently
Inaugurated; by the T6bacco' Association.
j- Is |6ein§r^ tfigojrousiy ;! pushed:' - i The •- farm
"*' *rsjpf^the;peanutfsjec«offi
i; 'Cpunliestof tPrm^Geor^^ussex^faod
' -SKy;jare ; t6^b6laip^roach^a^ofifthj^^b<:
• i in regular
cultivation £• ahd| flue^curings; of H tobacco.
/They . will ' be furnished ' with seed and
i experts} will = teach"! thiemTaalto : the*Vraising
aiidvCUring^free o^charge?iiTha;dfenia&l
• '£ or_| Bright i tobaccos; V the Jgood;? pricesf qb-^
tamed, and. .the desire "to niake- Petors
;bufjr la ; TOaTket ffor ; tljlfe class fof ;tHelw«d
■ are-^ the,", mo tives X* for % thiaVi* movement;
\whlch ■ •will^doubtless s m'efct t lwithi liberal
success^ .- .r . >
tED^ARI> £ .W.f ■ BIiANTON 'DEAD. -
: : ;: Mr.? Edward iW. Blanton, : <r= worthy
, respected ji citizen, - died ;• at -■ bis- residence,
ori i Bollingbrook •; street, "at "an 'early- hour
this morning.
::^£lth6 quarterly m'eetlng ofzthevChani
. beri of r'Commerce^held-ilastf evening.*: two
csommlttees-were'-r appointed^to.^go^ to
Richmond.,: committees,
consisting of Messrs. <T. F. l Heath, £."Vy.«E. !
Poole,> and James appear
\Vi 1 orfe? the r..Virginia*-- Car.i Service ' Assocla^
tion ; ; t6 " •; urge v: ; relief ?f rom the injustice
• suffered by ■■ our i: m erchan ts •: In ; not • being
aftorded *and-f quicker" service i? in
the | shipment rand -: delivery ; of j freight, v,
v. The -3 other .;-committee,>.! consisting vi
Messrs. -= Frank . M. • D' Alton, T. • : S.V Beck-
S with,- and- R. ; T>:\ Gllliam^ is to '*. represent
.the;' Chamber iwlth is representatives ,? from
other. .: commercial -bodies': of .■ thd { State! at
the r. meeting' of the ■- Senate ? Committee ; on;
County, ;; Gityi and iTqwn ; ; Organization f td«"
morrow, afternoon, .when "the question" 6f
corporate? extension, is to; be ' considered.:
„ ■■ X v-; GENERAL. iNi3"W a. •-, -- .;.-;.; j:
vsitpisPsaid;,,that ■ Mr. v James . Brockwell
ihas purchased "the j library^ buildings at
the ■' corner, of " '.Sycamore ■ - and S Bolling-
I brooks? streets, Spaying ? i therefor ??-; |7,»wO.*
; Thi3: property .belonged I to % the I estatal of
rthe -late* H.-!VV. i Siggiris, ;6f ; Richmond^- - .
"^The'afinuai.'m'eeting and'jbanquet^of jthe:
'Petersburg Jub •: will .-. takey place '£ to-mor-1
1 rotir night.- ■ 'In "the membership of this '
: club 7 are " embraced -p many 3'of ■ - the most
prominent ; men of : bur? city. ; - ■ '
V- Mr. < Simon , -.'Woln!,' ' of :; Portsmouth, gis
visiting, his ■ old | home and friends here
for'th-e first' timeinimany years,. f :
f\ The. appointment . of i Mr.; JonntW.vHar
vUl.^.of- this 1 city, r as ; the ; superintendent
of S the i electric ; railway in Petersburg I and j
of • the) line between s ßichmond i and ', -Pe- :
: tersburg, : is vac ognized as a very ; proper;
one. C;V He -is ay gentleman -v of 5 wide • expe- ?
riencein that; line, and will prove amost
efficient -official: ."; ; ?;-: i \ '-/'• : ■■ . '■ " . ; - ;:
r'.Mr:' Hamilton Rogers,- of this city, .who
I • \?aa.s fecentl> : admitted to tte l bar by tae i
j Supreme ; -Coui*t iwilF* (establish an office
! and^ :: pracitlce • his v profession =: jin -„ Rich- s
:mond;,-;He yisVavibright;;- capable, and
courtedus^yqung gentleman:
- COMING ■ AND ' GOING.
"RevV'J. -Francis; Ribble,^ who has; ac
cepted.'tht -call 'to St.:: John's church :in
this ? city. ?wiin enter, on :■ his ; duties son
theMsth*of Febfuary. 'on the same::day
■the iretirln^; rector^ the Rev. ;\y . A:>Gqod
win, will v take \ charge 1 6f - the ,Williams
• burg I church.v The ;-; two 'J gM ntl6men s are
; near 'relatives- and • active : co-workers",*in
the: Master s"cause. r : Each has: an -exalted
i arid %~ enviable ;?.reputation '■'■: for J splendid
Christian,; work;- in the iicommunitieslin
Tvhi eh -. they - have •> f or :" years i labored, ; and
. each -Is -credited iWithia f .highly i successful
; ministry'.' ;:- Bishop -■ Randolph, ?. it ;;is ? said;
Is>- greatly .pleased lto -have -thesis^ two
clergymen : in .the fields . they are about ab
|entvr.s-' - * - : -'.< .-..-^ . ■■..-. : l ff.;iy Iy;'1 y;' i ■>' ■■ '
' -s-i Rev.- : Dr. -' H. W.- •. Battlfe; has .j not' up | to
this :tlme .receiyedfe thel official idall; from
the First ißaptlsttChurch'; in. Greensboro','
the church not>yet, havingsactv:d . on : ;it.;
It- will ;- probably/;.beV received : early": next
week, s a nd: willvcome. backed, by itheunan
imous: voice of '-. the. chtfrch. ■ '
1 ■--:: v ; MATRIMONIAL; f NOTES.j v
; Mr.:: arid ;-Mrs;;<J.* Thomas -;-TVest have
Issued .H f nyitations ■'• to 4 the: , ; marriage of
•their.,'- daughter,' Annie ; Sophie, :.ito "Mr.-
Sterling rlversbn "•'■•■• Bragg, > to \ -take .place
at % the '-'resldenc'ej. \ oh : Washiiigton -.' street,'
January ast,^ at --6 -P.vM.-, ;•-,■■: yAh?: 'i;-v
--D. ' : Northingtoh, of >:thi3 city,
and "^ Miss a Linda ; D.r Hardy, v of -Richmond;
were 1 married ? this ; evening at Uhe . bride's
residence,: in- Richmond/. ;*■» -~- -* <• -z :, V
' ■■ :i SENT^ON-FORtTRIAI/; '-■■ { /-:
- William "Rooney, 'aj negro % recently J ar
rived -; f rom' 1 the - , North, ■ was '% arraigned
before' YvUnited ; 'Statts. • ; , Commissioner
Bartl'ett-->Roper. this * afterriottn: on :i the
charge .of - passing ',: ; counterfeit ,v: money .l
The -wasi^ served - ? on Roorieyi in
the,city jail, .where be is he'd \ for carrying
concealed -% weapons, X- and % thre .. hearing of
th&Jcaseiwa's.alsOjheldrih: tnei jail.': -.
i The -Evidence rshowedythati Rooney r arid
as companion?; went? Into^a'; bar-room- ana*
bought s.liquors to f,th&\ amount t of -.15 [ cents
and < terider"<sd twhat'.wafe • supposed^ to bet a
$20i: gold' -plece.H fon-Twhich « he i received
$19.85 « in -change. ■; ; Subsequently; it -".was
found, -bnl examination ;V that ithe ') alleged
gold' piece .was : suprlous." .lt^was'a good;
imitation *of :tho^g^nuine^i but^ of v very
light-weight 3 and f. not 1; the •. right icolor; $■*'&$
messenger (was >; sentt: after i] Rooriey. ■:« who
tried'ito- bribe .-him -to say. heicould ; not:
find^him, -offering^hinx-ito; ,--Ro6n6y re^
turned ■; the' money, i and was : arrested, .v He
says I he - ; got -the - Dlece linj Newark, <■ stmjTS
He> waa;' sent" on*to : the AUnjted^States;
District --'."Colirfv for- trial, ■ "-and;.; ball
lowed ,; in 'the suta of • fJ.OOO, ■* which he
cannot^glve, - -•'-.»"- -
MISS KIDDER'S WORK SAVED.
VERY BAD FRENCH DRAMA.
«An Eye lor An Eye" Proved Too
Broad for Audience, and ;
Supportlnsr Company ,
Was Atrocious. '':'],
"Ani Eye' for' %n Ey e," ■ as ; presented -b'y *
Katheryn I, Kldder^at 4 the
■; night,^ is i a i play Uhat grave ; unusual .- oppor?
;; f ul }ii histribnicj> conception 'i posseasedSbyj
Uhat ;^As 5 Fraricitie ■ she | was iiwor
fmarily^stender,- desperate, •loving; ' ■.
Si ; JThe^ varyln^Xemdtlonsii thatVßtlrrea|the'
£eart?Q£4wiisi Vornan "iwereTdepictdd ?Wita
fge^^resi'J^diKervjf acial| expr«stoa^rere;
ibatu^alhess^itself^aod' itmijgljt^ljejtrutli^
f iuliy Ktsaid * ; that :; the, play 2 was ".-. "one % tfekt;
appealed to nature rather than stage
" "An Eye for An > Eya"jißj)!s^i
•igentially a pFay of dialogue not of-'ac^
I (ion. It deals,, broadly— too brdadly.^-ln
{f^t^lth3th¥!soci^^6Wem^^^i fsiun^
i njas^dfaiSdj stripped U of rail," co'Oventionali-i
ity, and Stands forth ibbold relief.
s-rAlexandercDumas fils. evJAently wrote'
ith^piayVtolachifeve'lih j end— J. c. : to teach
a^moral. ,?. But -why. these plays ;of '■• thd
/'■JTanqueray.^fand |^Bapho*J7 iortti
I BetterJthat I the ) morai ibe | never J taugfci t!!f"
jW.e'ihaye to ; wade .: through i the", mire land •
filth to attain ,It. 'And this: is "exactly
what one has to do in - "An . Bye for An
Eye," It :mlght,.'- and' .undoubtedly
appeal "to French " appetites, bsit the
•American " stage ;wo« Id be Jar better -^off
wfthntlt- it
wnnout v.
It . seems ( a . pity, that , an actreos, pos
sessfhg such rare gifts as Miss Kidderf
: should\throw her talents to the winds on
jnichj a|weakiYeh Jck. "
§| Of* the^ Bupportlr company | perhapa^tjSC 5
least * E^id;., the .-: better. Jt was trfthout
doibv theijreakejßt cast- In^lyld^ftny^and
.w- ■•■.&££?? 6 ft^^presen tatiTe "RichnKmd concerns^;
SBHfe^%s*her;.jTOtiii|r machined Ask ! them^abott^Hl^
Ili§!i&
Jong- been nhing and had PREVIOUSLY considered v
the : best made ! ' • v - , . -. . ~ :-^ ' - I
S^fecanttotacco Company, "2. •- Old DomfnJori Stwrnshto Co'>l£gS
- 'Aww can?Cig4i3Company. Po W e£™aytorl SSr% ** # i%&3*
>Llnse6«iCompany. », F.Ano^Pit p
||AmerteanjrGuild. . . ! Roberts™ HogV- '
;>j Associated Merchants, . .- - - -RlchnWßdjlce; Compaq
;|*Branch « t Co.;vThomas. . South-Atlantic Lif&jJn^eot^i^^^ft
•I5 ro '"L ?^9 o -'i r^ ljo °"P s o r '- . _, - Smlthdea^Business Colfese "s "*
Cary r Gralnand-Prpv4Co.liTJohr..R. SoutherMßailwav * • *"
s^a«a^^Pap««^Manwraeteli^i^
Company. : Strause^Gunst & Co sv^S
s^Dunf&iCa./R.-.G.,. - Standard SfSewittg^chtnVfcc
■ E»klrto?&G e uv On ' ' ' ■ State XQunci£ Jr. 0. - raJasSsSJ^
JjfEagle fPaper'i Company. ,.... r Trlgg ; Snip-Building Cora^-iuy.
|SFrictionlefls; Paper; Company. ThciTlmeaConvpany 2 *"
•: First-National Bank. . . .„ - _ The Evening Lteader.. " '-' : - i\
■VFdr^es'&jCo.^W-??. , * The Richmond Xew« " - - ;
-- Hardest}* J Company.' R: IT. tVilliamfon'T^Uoy. ~. .
- :Guigon/iA."TB.-: attorney.^ at law. . r „■_., United States^TobiVcca.Comoanv
||Jefferson Hotel Company, 2. v. 9. 'Wrtlwa^fMail? Serviced : j^*S^
;Jeriking,lL. H. . U. S. War Department. .
KljJSan&^o. _ Vlrglnia-Car^inai Chemical Co. . \
r.Warner, 5, - / "Wood*" T.~V." & Son 4. ' -"^ll
'sMtitoal)Assur.;Societyj.o< Virginia. Williams fPriritins ' Co.
Massey Business College. • • "Watt PlowlC6»> - -"...'
SamihlseriS Manufacturing Co. Walker & 'Co.. P.' K.-
Moo.o & Co., J. B. .-■«■-- -.•::r-.,»v--:-- ; . :■; Tounff.Meh'B.Chri3Han ; ".\ssbctaUon i;^
national. Cash Keglatsr Co, 'And many others. " ■
*£■$ More ' Oliver Typewriters were sold Jn Richmond list year than all OTHER'
thousand sold in the United States aiono. ' . " 'V^S^m
:IhQ OLIVER record has never be<?r equalled.
■.' .WAKT A STENOGRAPHER^
.. . .
Ja . screaming farce instead of, a mbralistic
' dramas w }f/\ ";■ . - : Z/i ' V-- ■''■ liV: ':■ ] J. -yV^^A.%
i : "The"Villaee". Postmaster," : one .of -the
i imost success ful _pla>'3 Of the decade Vwhlcii
jnet with an extraordinary degree of popu
lar Jfavor.; IhuNow.iYork Vduring?its
rim :i of . f 22Tv : nights^, at -the ; Fourteenthr
Street Theatre." 'and , again In . Chicago:
; where <j It 7 ran 125 ; nights during Ithe ~l past
■season to the!biggestibuslness*iritthe;hls
:toryjbf-the i Great Northern will
visit this city- and. be seen at- the Academy
on Saturday, matinee and night. •"">':- ■>-'• :■■■
.; ; A:delightful i character:stic;- of- 'tThe
lage, Postmaster" } is "■ the j quaint ■: costumes
;of f- forty .odd years ago "and ■ the beauti
fulSstageiplCtures.' The" scenes of;"Th9
Village : Postmaster,"-. are -laid : a quiet-
New Hampshire town in 1552. . - . „
, : EffleEllslerils said to have^in the Prin-;
cessr^Mary -;• Tudor. 4 heroine: of .-, '-'When
Knighthood; Was in Flower." a part; which
suits her; ; toi the -life." "As tbthe material
- aspects; of^theiproductioh. it >Is: declared
that I no } previous I achievement -in I her j ca-.
reer. ! as a- producer of I plays Is I to ; be "■ com
pared! ;to^ this;- one.-.^'t.When. Knighthood
:Was ; In ' Flower", comes ■ to- the Academy
next : Monday : nighL Seats ■•: oh '■■ sala'' to
'nigbt.;^ » . , ... *
: If one has : ever read -Collins' "Ode to
the : Passions." -;he- 4 will realize .what .a
gamut ;■ of -feelings * the -human : soul is : pos
sessed of. ;Toi see 1 aft* exhibition^ of > these"
throbs of the heart.- one needs but witness
John l\ \ Drew's -„ presentation ?; of 'Q "The
Mummy,; and ? the : Hum mlng -Bird" ]■ at the
Academy of Music on Tuesday evenlnsj.-
January.-20th.hV- ,7 ■' ":~- ;t:; t: .1 :;. 2?3-T '■: ■■* "
■-.The -play ;, offers * splendid ; opportunities
for light . comedy.; shades of i humor, ; depth
of feeling, command ; and^restralnt' in: ah
'ger,'. and -: finally -a ; displays of heroic - for
giveness.in the face of absolute guilt. Mr«
wew - ' di3piays i; -. ? these emotions j with i
finesse B and i dramatic/force, ; and i gives -to j
itheJ.publlcf the^best : play of his' eleven
years',: service .with ; Frohman;:
Seats .-.go> on sale, this? morning.,; : rV
"Peck land? His :Mother-in-liaw," the mu
sical i comedy I production . at ■: the : Bijou, ■Is
attracting large audiences. ii--
- i Ned -; Monroe, y John ?■ Mack, Nellie : Law*
rence, and ; jVinnle:Henßhaw contribute a
great deal; to j theisuccess 1 of. the 5 offering,
and?- there is - everything ■to . the fshow. = to -
make '. It ; one ; of the :'• most interesting^ yet
offered. ■-"•■ [■■-"■ ■--. \ ■■-•^■y- -..-•■ -'■-■"--.-*%:-.■
ICEBROKEsMANITFELL
Seventeen Persons in Dan
ger of Drown-
"*." ' * " "'■-' :': ' .' I'~ - - ._ . ■ . ' .-- . « . .''*■.-■■''. .'. s .... ;~ '■,:''"
■*•■", ■ ■
;Some .thrilljngi rescues" from drowning
; were witnessed |by .the] hundreds sbf -per
:Bohs; whb.werejEkatlnglat^ the .Reservoir,
lake yesteruay ? af ternooh"; and 1 last ! nigh t^
At] least seventeen (persons fell through
_the c ice : and : - were \ brought ; to] the T surface'
jwjth'.- great difficulty/: vßopea ;iand- -boat'
'paddles]:were jused] In the^per
.sopsi who had t; fallen v' through 'the* ico to
safety. . -
•J^Abou t eeven % perabhs ] fell ';. through /the
fce : ]betwe2n 4:_and: 6 o'clock -yesterday af
tiernobh. A: rope ;was ; thrown around one
man's neck in bflhging v hlm to the aur^
face. - , - -
'■'a Oner or two VwomeriVnarrowly; ''escaped 1
drowning^ i iThelrlscwsatnai 5 attracted \the>
attehUoh?of}an'whoS,were;skatingTonlthe
lake/ ;iThey> were? promptly "- rescued.
"is A -?: large '* crowd at* Lakeside]? park
last i night, ], where skating was "Indulged
InTuntll v a* late'= bourJH Many * peraous? alap
'ytentito' -Forest Hill park. -- '\
ELECTRIC OFFICERS.
T|»ey Were Iniitalled at the Sleet- :
••%The ;ElectrJc Wbrkers met«last nightind?
Installed tlie following oiT!c»;ra: F/fF^
. Gentry; r president ; SS *S Hirschbu rg, vla
preirtdentrvlpGJl Stifling
*4fy ; S Cf^iC^j^ieat/S flnanc!al!see>etary ; ;
;" J^-.B3llam'il ton:'! treasurer ; IjWit E. 1, Cotes, 1 ! ■
Corresponding]? secretary : ' J» . T." • Weber,*!
sergeant-at-arms; • E- A: ; LJridsey; ; inspec- }
i'ton?. I !^stees:lEt^^Cna6n;-v,^
[and g Liborli Council :;w. R. Copk^BV^P.il
Gentry." F. J. Whybreta^ I, Parrlsq»^and'
FSi Stringer, - . -"-t^W-
Z.TfO* •; lodge appointed Va committee, to
; attenajthei meeting.; to) be ; held uriderjthe'
jauspiCeg"! of lithe Jcarpenter^tpgiomb'ltiei
on I a*bulldißg * Inspector, who " shall % ap-"
1, relcptaa]ies)amdlPawobrok»i. --'
; 'meeting i yest erdajvl p'ass^d i tipoff 1 1 he = tete^ ''
iiphonVfj^cßiself^tur^^jthfegerteraJ^tajcS
ibilliai^^p^nUhe'tax^nfpawnbrokers^artd?
Jupon one or two minorVs'ubJect«;{1 i Tfiflri
i'toarter. "of^^itheitajcatiorijofiinsuraMeTwSP?!
[piatnies^was patejedby'fonthe preseritiTb*'
icommlttee Is makinyr t very satisfactory
(progress on the work.' d??p:te the handN
cap of having to give hearings to so many
tMore Moaey for Deaf and Dink.
Senate met . last r " nights and]
|IJ^ft.JHo^|J^imißJij|lir;:l4ndsay; L roffCa4a«in
;lotteivnie. ? :meTtib« ." the BoardHt/DSreel
;;t«ri?ot'theaVlrtfe^al Scbof 3 for sthejDeaf ,
And the ' Blind/ at ; •Uunton. in adToeacy
of an:incre»ee of. 13.00ft- in; the aanoal.a*.
pt^riattte f«r the educauon fit Hm* trt»
: twfesttinata cTmcn Tt» Joint, c.oinnaittta
H \ Kr-AM 1\ I Iff M
nlo UnCHm io \Nim
Ikey Harris is to Be Sent
- to the Rsforrn* -
L _,Harry. Harrison, better known ; as^lfciJF|
Harris, the king pin ot nawsb^s in thisr;
city and a /tyrant through his skill tn
bullying, has met his Waterloo, and after. ]
a' conference with the powers that |b(»;
in the Police Court this inornlng, will ;
probably .be- banished to an Elba. whicK?
will be none other than the Reformatory. \
Ikey was arrested - yesterday, at /that
request of this father,' on-the_charga at
being; incbrrlglbleiand.utterlylbeyond th*
.control pi ;hi3 rparenta. s Hq]|s ,U\y«ii&s|?tp, UU \ y«ii&s|?tp
- age,]? and s an - ! effort V ..■wlliSho"! made itdf gfij|
him in the house * of ;" correction. . ; ".* -■ • -: . • i
v{lkey •is a^inewsboyi 1 - ; SHo has jbeen-.at.tha'^,
: bu3iness](sinee]:he]].was f ajble J]to ? junyH^fei
and ] on ;; 'cars»~. and ? e yen; J before vthat ) plobSl
; ablyv^' He]; know»s all'4the]yrickg| bj|tti*l
triide^.and % fa*lng^ devoid '■■; of moralat^^
[ebnscience.f. he ; puts; any - one ]which Tsiiita*
his purpose] to . use^ regardless' of -.the "rights
or wrong In question. ' •— • - .
;; sNot5 Not; lons ago hswas^ arrested for stsa;
irig|; papers .'»frbm"the T 'doorways of clti
i zens'-iafter jt they Bhadlbeen^eTuv.ered|bs|S
:the;rregular.Vcarjrlers," and selling - them ■:
again. -He is a * dirty urchin, ana '
his expressions are ; even "dirtier thaa! thatrj
o/hia; appearance.
\ ;\t7pon v : being? locked ;in ta<3 eel! at .tha X
police tstatlon. hat put-up -a pitiful tald,^
ahd^raii;the;pity*ofsWve ;oflBc«ra 1 Infcharge^l
who did everything to.. mako him com»
Ills casewUl be heard ;bis irj?rri:ajr.
ELKS ELECT MANY MEMBERS.
Clab Passes Another Jrtlle Stdinai '/v
. WJtU Flyixi* Colurs.
; Richmond.. Lodge, s No. -to- BanitrofeH^*" 1 ;
: Protective .Order- ot EUt* held 5 it« regular |i
, meetimriiaat night at^the tome on j that r
' corner of Eleventh and? Marshall fctreeta. -
I «i'Tb'e> ; 4&"o»tVi important* feature .-'ot tha*-I :
"meeUn^-iwa&stheYelectibnf'of cloven ne-pr .
members, "as -follows: J. _ -E. : Fefgusson,
! vWasbingto'ii^ Bottoms, lEugen* l 'Ai |CJiioi^9
f FontalbelDeWitt^^UliamiQi^Switkinai:'
George -i T~ ■- Nelson, John ■ '■■ Hdward, J '|Jfri'^
E.rf R.> ; phll»D3, • C. E. L^fow, A. F. i
O'Brien.. and A^Wlse.
VjThese Knctembers '.will -c% Initiated riext^?
.Wednesday inlght;; wben tto-jy will 'fac«i«
"brother. «a S ."- „ ,
• :.-rAfter, • the iineetlns 1 adjoumed,Kthe ;f aii»^;
' nuat,meetlrir:ot|tho.jak* Club,w»» $»]&?■%
roost jot * the * main bers ) being ! pres«ht^-.j/ 1 -r;C ! :
?TheiS^reur^ ; (andltre«jHM«^r«ai<|^^
annuairreportafwhichjbrflug6t|oiij^s^»»M
■ %4nterestofixftctß;yThft4Jnangc»|(ofgjSip% 4nterestofixftctB;yThft4Jnangc»|(ofgjSip
club were, shown; to be In exceilent'CO^^
I U6h^jTb^^moat4co^bla|accbmpUihßiettßS
; during; tiie Tpast /year Vjvas ; the ; erectipaso£»l
thsS^newis; building: which was " bdi** J
asla/jWin^ lot ;the <»I 4 club hous«; 1
» -. After ■ tne ibuß(nesa;lwdib!»anltwws^»'f"'i
I ; toereJiwa3jfanT;eiecUonsJto;{aU^exJiti§^g
, vacancies f 00 }~ thi' ; j Board %ot 4<^v«ttiiw£jfgi
The #foUowio«i gentlemen .ware •l««ed»S
! H.^C.sßoudar,j; Joseph. ;Bo"p^-:l<ewia^?Seti^
:gle^'.T?y«B»ipanfe^f andiOilbart JPoBoJBi. • ,: '.".
-?■;■■ -•-' :> '"-' ::;.;.-:^,^.-:-.^:-;...^.v....,j_' - / '^•r^r^
r *.Tb#re wai' s V^ iiugajrTriifiw Vat I thisift|f ??
iWestham Hail, r.«ar : corner LaaiaMß«i#3|
!^es^^d;cit^tlanr9l»rd^|t^l^cbw'^
{Misses ; J ; Jonca;|-^njonipg^i^^.iirt^|^TM^^
r pre«ent -were" iUf^'^it^yf^tieaf^iißA'm
'! Fldrince|jron4^^oti| jt^nsoai^M»4»liei " 1
iMbltJ»pib|tfei^s||^sfS^4|Coo^a*^fs
■j]fe\Wad^^^l'}^4/ord»?Ja7|£^fit|^BtS^
;deQ^|Bea^«S6^«^Bejit^?^||^'^g;M
others.. Aaion»:tli«i *«n««aen :pr*«nt
/were - Messrs.. Fenaoai. .. Gapde. Ow«V?^
jßrown,' - Mz\ts: Bates,".^H^oa^sjiiaPiML:''^
Clay. Cousins, ; (Ben. Clarence, and -Tom» • 5
A.ester>3l|Wt ,Joms»' rdifltilßtßllJttlb^
Aypßswg-pitd; ; «t ■ tiu? fiia— ■« «#
his : mother. ■ Mr»^ Julia &-..- AadNnrc". Sfi^
107. west Main «tr«t. at «:» P. M..-W«d«: •
ae«dar. January, Xltb. CIIARL«« JUCH- •
AROS ANDREWS, to the 2£nd y«a> it **
: Sings,- >widow r iit^.vihtim^Kf3M^4
)rii&'*<ra Jaaugry lith, l%^ *c~ZO*&
•-Ai J 3fi'.-: at'; htrVtUocheer'a iresldenc*, i l<a»>
iwtitfMarßhall rtrtet. • '.-a^g
tttr^^n* *mj
Fur.#rat wW taJit place TO-MOBAOV '
at 1 P. M.. : at^««r 4«ii«htar>a tmdmc* W
1Q1» ««t ifarahAu; Burtal^t fe«M fM

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