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JV****A*m0*0WW*0li0**W*A***++******* ESGAPING GAS FATAL Abdullah Baker Was Fouml Llfeless In His Room. BY ACCIDENT OR DESIGN Wot Known Whether or Not He Took His Own Life?Was Recently Oivorced From Hls Wife. i' In a small hall room on the second ifcloor at No. 702 Eaat Marshall Street ' early yesterday morning, Abdullah Lfl3oker, an Assyrlan, botter known. in jffUohmond aa Albort Baker, a frult -|_ealer, was found dead in bed. Early rlsera at tho boarding-house of ;3_~-s. W. N. Downes, where Baker had roomod for tho past threo days, detect ea a strong odor of gas ln the house. After a short search it was found that the gas was escaping from the llttl room ooouple by the Assyrian. , Mr. B. L. Orifflth, a boarder, who waa helplng in the soaroh cllmbed up to the /ront porch room and ralsed the window. As he did so, a strong gush of the gas met hlm. FOUND BAKER LIFBLESS, ' Aftor a few mlnutes he entered the room and found the form of Baker llfe? less and cold. In a corner of tho llttlo room on a bureau was found a lighted lamp. and Iri tho opposito corner tho hiss of es - caplng gas from a plpo could be heard. Tlie cock on tho plpe connectlng the gaa stovo was about half turned on. ' The police wore notlf.ed, and Ofllcer Bedford was sont to the scene. He summoned tho ambulanco. The physlcian ln charge sald that tho man had been dead more than an .hour and notlfled Coroner Taylor, who vlewed ?tho remains and turned them over to E|lls Assald, a fellow countryman and frlend of tho famlly. They wore remonred to Rodden's undertaklng parlors, at No. 1432 East Maln Stroet, where thoy wore prepared for burlal. "Whether ho turned tho gas on for tho purpose of ondlng hls earthly troubles, or was it by acoident that his foot struok the lever ln movlng around In hls small quarters, are tho questlons which are perplexing to the pollco and coroner. Hls Hfe for the past soveral montha has been unhappy, and that ls the cause advanced for tho theory of suicide. Bakor and ihla famlly, conslstlng of a wlfe, about thlrty-flva years of age, ? and fl'i'o chlldren, enmo to Richmond about three months. ago from Roanoke. 'ffhere they had llved for a number of 'yoars. He bought out t"~o frult stand ;ef John Onesty, next to tho Bljou, a i _ew days aftor comlng to thls clty, and i*esldod on tho thlrd floor over a barbor '?hop on East Broad Stroet. HAD TROUBLES. ' Famlly troubles begian to Inerense, and a short tlmo ago when ho knocked one tilght he waa not admitted. He loft. aay Ing ho would never raturn, and engaged a small room ln tho Davls Houso, whoro Jie resldod until ho rented tho room at No. 702 Baat Marshall Streot. Some tlmo ago hi. wlfe began to sook a dlvorce, Sho en? gaged Mr. Edgar Allan. Her blll waa flled ln the Chancery Court of Rldhmond about Hhe mlddlo of February. She alloged cmel treatment and recltod varlous clrcum Vtances of thelr married Hfe. After the flllng of tho dlvorce papera Uudgp Orlnnan awarded iho plalntlff an Injunction enjolning tho dofondant from Interferlng wlth tho chlldren, and also enjolning tho Planters National Bank from paylng out money standlng to tho credlt of Bakor. Thls Injunction was dlssolved February J8th, whon tlio followlng agreement as to ullinony and costs of the sult, slgnod by the principals and properly attested, waa (Hed In court: > An abBoluto dlvorco was granted Mardh tflh, glvlng tho wlfo tho custody of tholr f#e children. Wlth thom sho roturned fo iRcanoko last Thursday. A LETTER FOUND. ln Bakor's room, lylng on tho bureau, ?was found a lottor wrltton ln his natlvo tongue from a friend in Roanoke. Tho lotter waa translated by a follow-country xnan as follows: Roanoko, Va., March 10, 1.03, My Dear Mr. Baker: I send you my best love and I hope you uro well and prosperlng, I got your lot? ter, und 1 hopo you excuse me for not repiylng qulck, becauso 1 walted untll 3 took tho satehel to Mr. Scokurr to send to you. To-day your wlfe readhod here ull rlght; don't worry about her and tho chlldren. My wlfo .ends her best lovo to you. There Ih nothing new to tell you. !f there Ih unything of IntorcBl you know *rite mo. I send tho satchel, and let mo tnow lf you got it ull right. I hopo you ,vHl write to me. lf ] had tho wings of i blrd I would Hy to Richmond to seo you, >ut 1 hope you wlll come huck to Roanoke. t you thlnk you are not roming to Roa loke I will como to Richmond. Answer ny letter qulck. GEOIiai. TANNOB MAIl.VOL, Baker und hls wife were made one ln ho Clty Hall of New Yoik October 12, 31._ .CTRESS I-EARNS TO WHISTLG lice Shaw Glves Lessons to an "End Man"?To Open Next Week. ' Miss Hassoi. haa for tho prcfsent ceased i -r proparatlon for hor appearance as l "end man" Jn the "L_dy Mlnstrel" ' Jertalnm.nt to bo glven ln the Acad qr next wetsk for the ijeu-llt ot lhe Heptasophs, ln order. to learn how to whisUe. It ls not that she may properly hall a passlng newspaper boy,. tho mllk cart, or even a street car, but beeause she ls to Introduco a new soio wlth a whlstllng chorus, entltled 'We'll WhisUe as We Maroh Along./ Miss Hasson ha_ found an lfiBtructor In Mlss Allce . Shaw, Uie vaudevllle whlstler, who happens to be spendlng two days here,, and ls to de-vote her entire tlme to-day and to-morrow to tho acerulsltlon of a whlatle that can TW heard across the footlights of the Acad? emy. EXPOS1TION TALK Seems to Be Favored in Many Sectlons of Virglnia. The questlon of, approprlatlng tho sum of $?00,000 to tho Jarnestown Exposltion ls one ln whlch tho greatest Interost cen tros, exprosslons'of approval comlng from all sectlons of tho State. Thero ls, of course, opposltlon, and opposltlon, too, whlch carries wlth lt conslderablo Infiu? ence. The whole mattor, however, ls vlewed gonorally, Judging from the posl? tlon occupled by, the peoplo In the differ? ent sectlons of the Stato, from a stand polnt of properly exhlblttng to the world tho many and varled interests of old Vir? ginla. These say that In the dawn of a new day for the old State, the exposl? tion Idea ls tho best that could be advanc? ed ln the intorest of the State. Her pro? gress and developmont say thoy can bo demonstrated ln a matter becomlng tho great strldos Bhe has made ln tho min? ing, commerclal and Industrlal world since the dark days when she was dovas tated by the ravages of war. " It will show how her, peoplo have ad? vanced In art, sclenoe and Uterature, and how rapldly she Is attalnlng tho posltlon whlch sho deserves, ln the slsterhood of Btates. A leader once, she wlll be agaln, say they, and her Infiuence ls yet to be felt ln a far more poteutlal way than ever. Hon. Charles T. Bland, of Portsmouth, wlll, when the blll Ib called as a speclal order on tho 17th lnstant, speak In favor of the Jarnestown appropriatlon, and be? lng well acqualnted wlth the lntent of the orlglnator of the exposltion, and tho vlews of tho company ln brlnglng lnto vlow what thoy contemplnto maklng tho great? est epoch ln tho hlstory of tho old Stato. Will Return Home. Dr. George B. Taylor, at the head of tho BapUet MIsBlon, Romo, Italy, wlll shortly roturn home for a vlslt. Dr. Taylor ls a Vlrgtnlan and Is well-known throughout the Stnte. Ho ls the father of Dr. George Braxton Taylor, of Hol 11ns, and Is a brothcr-ln-law of Dr. A. E. Dicklnson, of UiIb clty. HANOVER UNION AND DR. CRAWFORD Regret Expressed That He Has Been Removed from This Fleld. Tlie Crawford Unlon of Hanover coun? ty, held Its rogular moetlng March 4th, at the resldence of Mrs. Mil ton Beadlos. Sovon membors and throe vlsltors were present, The meotlng opened prornpt? ly wlth dovotlonal .xerolso by the presl? dont, Mrs. A Jeff Nelson. Tho socro tary was orderod to wrlto a letter of regret to Rov. C. H. Crawford upon hla leavlng the Virginla Antl-Saloon League. Thero was conslderablo comment ln tlta Unlon as to tho recent declslon of tbe League,. Commltteo ln dlsplaclng hlm for one who mlght botor undorstand southern sentlment. Jt was declded to sond credentlals to evory momber of the Unlon to attond tho oounty oonvontlon to bo held rn Ash? land on Maroh 28th. Mlas Kate Adams reported tlmt she had appllcantB BUfllclent to form an I* T, L. at Cold Harbor, and she was dopu Uzed to do so nt once. The followlng branohes of work wore takon up by tho Unlon, wlth tholr re upoottoe Buperlntondonts: 1. Non-nlcohollo modlatlon Mrs. Goorge Roborts. 2 Boldlors and Sailors, Mlss Mlnnle Grubbs. 3. Press (reportor), Mr, Joe Mlllor, 4. Loyal Tomperanco Loglon, Mrs. Dyko Gaulding. 6. Virginla Call. (sollcltor), Mlss Blancho Grubbs. 0. Momborshlp Sollcltor,' Mlss Hannah Mlllor. Tutt's Pills Cure All Liver Ills? A Strong Fortif icnt.oti. Fortify tbe body agalnst disease by Tutt's Pills, an absolnte enc for fiick headache, dyspepsia, ma laria, conBtipation and all klndr.d troubles, ?? The fly-wheel of life." Dr. Tutt; Your Uver Pills are tb* fly-wbeel of life, I shall ever b? grateful for. tbe accident that brought tbetn to my notice, J, Fuiileigh, PJatte Cauon, CoU TUTT'S UV?H PILLS, TESTED THE 1LLUSTRAT10N And All the Llghts ln the Miller School Went Out. The Rev. Dr. Lafferty sponds a part of each week on hls fartm, near Crozet, keep Ing senUnel over hls famous orchard agalnst "the San Jose scalo" and collect Ing sclontlllc data. On a rocent Sabbath ho held servlces for the Mlllor Technlcal Sohool, near by hls home.' Ho gavo tho hundreds of lads a sonnon wlth illustro tlons from tholr shops and lecturo-rooms, Tho vast bulldlngs aro lighted and count less machinoB aro run by electrlclty. The doctor told hls audlonco of keen-eyed boys thnt "God was a Bplrlt," and olec trlcity was the noarost thing to splrit; thh.t lt moved along "tho llno of loast ro slstanco"; that lt seomed everywhere, for an eloctrlo-.tornndo ln the sun affccted tho dollcato curront In tho wlros on the earth, and so on. Ho sald thnt electrlclty could split crags and glant oaks, yot a Can you flnd a man who is after the chlckons? Solution of puzzle in yesterday's Times-Dispatch: The mothers proillo formed on reversing tho picture, by the girl's plait. ?_, chlld's flngor could change Its coairse? stop It. "If I wero to tako a pleco of wlre flno os sllk and mnko a hoolt In ono ond, liltoh It over tho maln llno comlng from the dynamo, and drop the othor end on tho ground, everythlng would stop in the Bhops and overy llght go out." So he continued to show how tho good splrlt could bo dlvorted from Its tnl-sion of ueefulnoBS, etc, Ono of the puplls caught on. Suffdonly, ono ralny, dark ovonlng, tho hiuvdreds of bulbs went out. In tho fractlon of a seo ond the brilliant Tialls wero "blnck os Erobus." Evory wheol in tho huge sliops stood stlll. "You couldn't seo your hand bofore you." Tho hoad mon ln chargo wore bewllderod. Had tho dls tan t dyna? mo beon wrecked? Whero iuid what was tho causo. Tho d'ynamo was Bound. Tho feed wlros unbroken. Und a boy "pro Jeotod" wlth the systom. Tho ur chlns wero mustered. One was mlss? lng. Whoro was Spouso? Ilo was ffxund undor hls bod. Hls curlosity or sclontlflo asplratlons hnd got tho bottor of hls dls? cretlon. Ilo hnd testcd tho lllustratlon of the sermon. It ciwno truo. Tlio our- ' rent darted from tho Bmnll wlro ho hookod over tho maln llno Into the ground. It wns docrood thnt for foar Bpouso mlght forget tho lllustratlon it ought to bo imprcssod on hlm. Whon he camo out of tho grlp of a stout ofll clal ho confossed that ho would roinoni bor tho bohavlor of tlio Ughtnlng "tlll hia dylng day." Tho sight of tho blrch worn to a frazzlo seomod to gluo tho event to tho momory of tho ontlro corps of rnnall clti~ens. Spouso may havo u misslon ln llfo, but Just now tho massago interosts hlm. LIFE IN PRISON FOR KILLING BROWN (By AsHodut-d Press.) MOBELE, ALA.., Maroh li-W. H. VIck, aged 48 yoars, has beon convlctod horo of tlio murdor of Danlol B. Brown and son toncod to llfo imprisonmont ln tho poni? tontiary. Last summer VIck shot Brown > down in tho stroots, alloglng that hls homo Imd boon rulned by Brown. At the Hotels. Murphy's: L. Lassnrus, Lynchburg; J. Norment Powell, Wythavillo; J. D, Whlte, Norfolk; Juiiiok M. 1'rlnco, Nor? folk; John W. Sulllvan, Portsmouth; lsi.-io Hlrsh, Fredericksburg; Harry Hodges, Norfolk; R, R. Turnbull, l~iw reii-evlllo; IX. S. Barbour, South liosion. New Ford's: Max Wolnborgor, Poca hontas; It. A, Watson, Oliarlottcavillo; Jamos Cannon, Jr., Bluckbburg; II. P. Tarry, Mecklenburg. Mlss Mattlo Llp-oomb, of No. 001 West Uraco Btreet liaa recovurt'd from tho ISTIR IN THE CONVENTION '? i ' May Haye Some Excltement at Comlnfl Meeting. SUOOESTS EXCLUSION Some Promlnent Memb.rs Want lo Put Agltators Out?Dr. Dlcklnson Wrltes About the Matter From Florlda. As the tlme for tho meeting of the Southorn Baptist Convention draws near thero begln to float about Interesting ru? mors of a posslblo movement, whlch, If lt devolops, wlll bo likely to causo somo exoltemont ln tho denomlnatlonal ranks. In brlof, tho suggestod movoment Is ono looklng to the exoluslon from the conven? tion of a certaln brnnch of tho denomlna Uon, gonorally held to be out of sympathy wlth tiho others, Boveral of tho most promlnent mlnlBtors and laymen ln tho conventlon are ln fnvor of auch a stop, but lt ls believed that Baptlsts at large wlll bo opposed and wlll provent any ac Uon by the conventlon. SUOOESTS EXCLUSION. The sectlon of tho tlonomlnatlon agalnst whloh the movomont Ib dlrected ls that represented by the Bnptlst Flag, of Louls vllle. Many of tho landmark Baptlsts aro among them. It seems to bo a systematic effort on the part of theso Baptlsts to tnko exceptton to whatever the roinalndor of tho denomlnntlon does. Thoy havo mado sovoral attacks upon tho boards, and are now dolng tho romo thing, Indlcatlng that thoy wlll probably stlr up somethlng at tho comlng convention. Recently ono of the bost known Bap? tist pastors ln Alabama hn.** wrltten to tlie Kellgloufl Herald, of thls clty, an artlcle along tho llno of tlio movoment abovo roforred to. Ho suggests that lt wouid bo well to closb the door of the conven? tion to theso agltators nnd koop them out unless tlhcy wlll ngreo to work in hnr mony wlth tho denomlnntlon at largo. Conslderablo comment hns beon pro vokod by thls artlclo and several papers have come out approvlng tho stiggestlons It mado. lt was held that lt wouid bo bost to keep thom In nnd try to Infiuence them ln the deslrod dlrectlon. And such, says a leadlng Baptist pastor hero, ls what the conventlon will probably do. It wlll hardly turn the Landmarkors out. Stlll, lf somebody offers a resolution to do so, as somebody ln all probabillty will, thero will bo a blg .dlscusslon, with somo consldorable excltement. DB. DICKINSON WRITES. Dr. A. E. Dlcklnson, the venerablo edltor of tho Horald, ls now ln Florlda, and he wrltes back roferrlng to thls very mattor. Ho Ib Bpeaklng of somo convorsatlon had wlth Floridn Baptlsts: . "Ono subject mentloned by many waa the moetlng of tho Southern BapUst Con vontlon ln Savannah next May. Florlda expoctB to bo largely represented, as tho place of meeting Is so convenlent. We hear that great preparatlons aro belng mndo for tho entertalnment of the crowds whloh aro oxpoctod, If I had the onr of tho brothren of the press, 1 wouid say: 'Do not mako too much of the cranks, who soem to bo bent Just now on bollt tllng Baptlsts and BnpUst affalrs. It ts a llttlo curlous how some of the papors sooni to bo running along that llno at presont. I took up a Baptist paper, print? ed ln tho West, and noUcod how many things woro found thero agalnst our bonrds, our secretarlos, our colloges? things whlch can do no good nnd whlch must do harm, unloss an all-wiso provl dor.co ovorrulos thom for good, as othor ovlls aro ovorruled. Does lt scem rlght for tho mon who wrlto these things and prendh thom to havo a sharo ln tho foast of good things provlded for our convon tlon? Yos, lot thom como, and may God's blesslng como wlth them. Our blcssed Mnstor hns tnught us a lesson along thls line whlch should never be forgotton. When a foust Is spread He blds us call tho Inmo nnd the bllnd. It may bo that tho oyos of thoso brothren, who seo so much ovll In tho Baptist way of doing tihlngs, may bo oponed to the good that ls bolng dono among us. It has boon only uboiit ten months sinco wo *rnet ln Ashe vlllo, nnd wo nro told that suoh dreadful mlstakos hud boon mado by tho boards, and thore waa drond ln many a hoart an to what tho outcomo mlght he, But how hna It turned out? Tlio skles wore nover brlghtor over the Southorn Baptist Con? vention nnd Its work thnn at presont. Our boards and socrotarles woro nover moro flrmly entronched in Uho affeotlons of our peoplo and wero nover more de se'rvlng." * THE MEETING. Tho moetlng of the conventlon wlll he held In Savannah ln tho early part of Mny. A largo delegatlon from Klchmotid und Virginla wlll ho |n attendance, The yonr wlth tho convention has, lrom nll nccounts, been a flne one. Tho roports from all tho bonrds wlll he of a hlghly encouraglng churacter. MASONJC HOME BOARD Meeting at the Home, Whlch is Found to Be in Excellent Conditlon. 'I'ho Board of Govornora of tho Musonlo Homo of Virginla met in regular sesslon yosterday ut uoou at tlio Ilonio. Tho' monibors present wero: , Judge B. lt, Wellford. Jr,, jiresldoul; 0. A, Nobl.tt.Becrotaryj John S. F.l'e.t, treasurer, ahdu. B. Mooro, _. Thompson Brown, dolmt' *W, tttchardson, Julius Straus ahd dliohel' Harrfr Hodges, .. The seVemf commlttoos of .the board submlttcd thir reports, whlch were __..?< Isfactory. . Tle roslgnatlon of Mr, Rob? ert M, i-fugl..s, of Norfolk, tta a member of the bodrtl was presbntod ond wlth re grol aoceptod, whoroution Col, Hodges pinced ln iiomlnntlon as hls succosHor Cnfilnlti jolifl L, nopor, of Norfolk, tttid he was UnanlmUsty chosen, On tho adjournmont of tho board It ropaired lo tho school room of the'Homo, where bentitlfUl nnd InstrUctlve addresses woi'o mado to tho chlldren by Judgo.Well* ford, Messrs, Brown, Straua, Hodges and othors, The Committoo on G'rounds and Bulld? lngs, wlth Mr. J. S. Mooro its chalrman, mndo a general Inspeotlon of tho bulldlngs und grounds nnd found everythlng In good shape, Mr, Davls, the Home farmer, has four horses, hIx cows and six hogs upon tho farm; has threo acros of nlco whoat; has already plented somo vogotables and wlll plant moro, and Is proparlng to plant twelvo acres of corn. Ho has on hand a sufflcloncy of corn, hay nnd fodder to food the stock ho lias untll tho now. crops ma ture. Tho committoo, by a unanimous voto, ordered that tho slgn boards on the post noar tho oar line In front of tho Homo, boarlng tho words "Masonlo Home of Virginia," bo takon down and plncod at tho car station. BAKER ON TALK Able Young House Member Helps Out the Ladies, To a falrly good-slzod audience, Hon. C. Conway Bakor, tho brilliant young mem.or of tho Houso from Westmoro? land, loctured on "Talk" nt Broad Street Mothodlst Ohurch lost nlght for tho ben? eflt of tho Ladles' Ald Socloty. A num? bor of membors and Sonators were pres? ent to hear thelr distlngtilshod coleaguo. Tho locturo was a mlxturo of pathofi and humor, and aboundod In shrowd hlts at the weakness and folblos of hu manlty. Tho speaker scored hyp*dcrlsy, and charged scandal-mongers with bolng responslblo for a majorlty ot tlie ovli ln tho world. Hls local hlts were polnted, but good naturcd, and somo of his "ynrns" con vulned hls audience, whlle hls trlbute to tho Southern Confederacy nnd hls do ecrlptlon of what an old gray-Jncket talkedito hlm about thrillod hls nudloneo. Tlie lecture. wns lntorspersed with .apt poetlcul BClecitlons from Mr. Baker's own pen, and hls flnal doscrlption of nature's or God's talk wns a closo worthy of tho subject and tho speaker. Whon tho lec? ture was over, rofrashments woro served by the lndlcs and wero enjoyed by all. NOT OUT FOR GOVERNOR Judge E. W. Saunders Says Ht Wlll Not Enter Race. Judgo E. W. Saunders, of Franklln, has sent the followlng letter to a frlend in tho Legislature, declartng that ho wlll not be a candidate for Governor ln 1903: '.'_"' appreclate what my frlonds have been snylng of me In connectlon wlth the nomlnation, but I am not and shnll not be a candldato. I often thlnk ot my friends In the Goneral ABsembly, and of the pleasant ossoclatlons thore during the wlnters I havo spent there. I ex pect to vlslt the clty during the next fow weeks and ' renew the acqualntances formecT." Tlie Judge sends his rcgards to all hls old friends. HlsSight Restored. Mr. Frank L. Johnson, of Roanoko, who has beon In tho clty for the past sevon weeks undor tho treatment of Dr. Joseph A. Whlto for on affected eye, returned home yesterday, th0 slght having been perfectly restored. THE SUIT OF MISS M'CLELLAN It Is Not Finished In Tlme and Goes to Foot of Calendar. * (Spoclnl to The Times.Dlnpntch.) ' NEW YORK, Mar. 12?Mlss Edna Woller McClellan, who set out to rnlse a fund tor the purchase of a homo for Rear-Ad miral Schley by an endless chaln letter scheme, and who achteved somo fame as a slnger, ls trylng, wlth the asslstance of Abrnihnm H. Hummel, to convlnce Jub tlco Scott and a Jury ln the Supremo Court that she ls cntitled to J35 a week from tho estate of Chnrles Broadway Rouss, tho bllnd merchnnt. Mlss McClollnn Bties under an alleged agreement ln wrltlng, dated June lfl, 1900, by whlch sho wns to be pald for not sulng Rouss. Thero ls now duo, It Ib clalmed, $2,700. Tbe eult on trlal ls for thls $2,700, for under tho law she can suo or.ly for the accrued arrenrs. Tho lawyere falled to flnlsh the caso wlthln tlhe tlmo llmlt, nnd lt wont to tho foot of the cnlondnr wlthout a declslon, FORREST'S PICTURE PRESENTED TO-NIGHT Drs. Whltsitt and Smlth to Be the Speakers?Both Fol . lowed Southemei*. Tho walls of Leo Camp Hall to-nlght rocelvo another Ulustrous portralt, thnt of Gonoral N. B. Forrest,' one of tho groatost cavalry leaders over born ln nny country. Somo oven put hlm uhoad of Stuart. Whether greater or not, no man excolled hlm ln hls love for tho South, and nover llved thore a bravor mnn and a moro vlgorous and moro suo cossfttl flghtor. Tho portralt was to hnvo been for mnlly presonted the camp on Friday night two wooks ago, but tho woathor was so lnclomont. |t wns declded to postpono t.ho lntorestlng coromonlos untll to-nlght, Dr. Wllllam H. Whltsitt, profoBsor of moral phllosophy, ln Richmond College, ono of the most cultured and well as dis? tinguished mon ln tho clty. and Stato, a bravo Confedorato soldlor, wlll present tho picture on the part of tho donors, whllo tho camp ln rocolvlng lt wlll bo ropresonted by Dr. XV. R. L. Smlth. pas? tor of tbe Second Bnptlst Church, That these two excellent gentlomen shall tnlto such promlnent pnrt In tho coremonles Is most flttlng. Both wero followers of Forrost, though Dr, Smlth wns vory young, Both nro nlso good spenkers, and bettor thlnkors nro not to be found ln tho clty. Both may at any tlme bo counted upon to sny somethlng woll worth hourlng. The camp and tho publlo may be con gratulnted upon tlie good fortune of tho camp In securlng Dr. Smlth to recelvo the ploturo, and tho donors of lt ln get? tlng Dr Whltsitt to presont lt. Tlie publlc, a least, wlll havo the opportunity of heurlng two addrt.Bses of ruro beau? ty and unusual strength. majtesachef ofacooK (better than flour) AUf-fIon!a~~~s~TH'8 DAVi By The Viilohtlne Auctlon Co., Auotlohoers, A.TPTtnN SALE OF HOUBBHOLD UFU-tNn*TJR~. V tfO, 200 W, MAIN EtTRBBT (SECOND FLAT). nn /iroountof ewher movlntf from tho clty wl wlll sell al No. 200 Wost Maln M 'WBU^OnirtNC-, MARCH 18th, at 10:30 o'clock, JMfhllU.-, -10., eoitain-d ln sald. flat, vls. : Ono vo.y pretty Mahognny-Ilnlshod Chamber Sult, Mohoga-iy-llnlBhed Rockers and Chalrs, Onk Chambor Sult, Golden Ouk g-foot Extoiisloti Table, Upholfltercd Sofa nnd Chtilrs, In sllk plush; Mattlng and Car? pet, Plctures, Laco Curtains, Foatl. er Bed, I.lol-tcrs and Plllows, Refrlgernlor, Wash stand Bets, Cotton and Husk Mattresaes, Frilit Jars, Iron Cot'and Mnttross, largo Oll Tank, Wood Hentlng Stovo, otc, THU) VALENTINB AUCTION CO., Atiotlortcors. By Tho Valontlno AUOtlon Co? 012 Bost Brond Street. LAROE AND' ^TTRACTIVB AUC? TION .SALB OF FURNITURE, STOVBB,' 1_RUGGETS, RUGS. PIANO, LAHOB 1CE-BOX, SEW1NO MACHINE. We wlll sell at our ware-rooms, No, 612 Bast Brond Streot, *.,-?. THIS (FRIDAY), MORNING, MARCH 13th, nt 10:30 o'cloek, for partles decllnlng hou.okoeplng, Flno Carved Leg Lbony Cablnot Squnro Plano, 7 1-8 Octavo; bov oral Onk nnd Walnut Chambor Stilts. Wnlmtt Wardrobes, Oak Extonalon Tnblo, flno Oak Sldeboards, handsomo Inlald 3 pleco Pnrlnr Sult, Morris Chalr, Baby Carrlace, Walnut Hall Racks, Dlning room Chalrs, Rocklug Chair; Cnno and Wood-sent Chalrs, Center Tnblcs, large Ico-box, Bed Loungo, Enamoled BRdB, 0 Sowing Marclilnos, Rugs, Druggots, Mlr rorfl, Carpots, Iloatlng and Cooklng Stoven, eto, The Indlos Invlted to attend. _ THB VALENTINB AUCTION CO. AUCTION , SALES?FUTURE DAYs! * """'ByJ, B. Elam & Co.1. *** Real.Estato Auetloneers. THAT VBRY ATTRACTlVE. DESIR . ABLY LOCATED! MODERN AND WELL APPOINTED TWO-STORY BRICK RESIDENCE, No. 100 1-2 E. Marshall Street, NORTH BIDE MARSHALL BETWEEN FIRST AND SECOND STREETS. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION. On WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 1003, at 5 o'clock P. M., Wo shall, at the requoHt of the owner, sell by publlc nuctlOn, on the promlses. tho above named attrac? tlvo and valuablo resldenco, contalnlng olght rooms of good size, pantry, closots, wide hnlls, rango, hot nnd cold water bath, two Lntrobo BtovcB, walls hand Bomoly papered, 'thoroughly modern and nttrnetlve In Its nppolntinents, of recont bulld. woll coriBtructnd. nnd tho entire premlsos In nice order. Tho lot fronts about 21'/. feet, and hns a dopth of about 100 feet wlth outlet by a. common alley to First Street. To the homeBceker and to tho lnvestor thls properly, so doslrable In locatlon, slzo and charucter, must cornmend Itself, and to thoae contemplatlng Its purchaso It will be shown upon appllcatlon to lho auetloneers, and It wlll also bo open to Inspoctlon at the hour of Bnle. P~_~cbbIoii wlll bo given at an early day lf desired. ... _ _ _ , TERMS?CBsh, or ono-thlrd ensh, bal anco at 6 and 12 months by negotlable notes, wlth Interest added and secured by deed of trust upon tho property. J. B. ELAM & CO., Auetloneers. Bv A. J. Chewntng Co., Real Estate Auctloneers. AUCTION SALE OF NO. 1019 W. Marshall St. Nice Brick Dwelling On FRIDAY, Maroh 20th, 1903, at 5 o'Clock P. M. It wlll mako YOU a comfortablo homo or a good Investment. Come to the premlses prornptly nt 5 o'clock nnd geL thls gggaln^. ca FOR RENT. FOR RENT. SEVERAL VERY OESIRABLE OFFICES. Newly arranned \arid papered, on the THIRD FLOOR ot the TIMES DISPATCH BUILDING, Light, heat and Janltor service. For prlce and partlculars apply to the TIMES-DISPATCH office. ? 8? MIIIMtMHIrMHI ?5 COR RENT. TRUCK OR DAIRY FABM OF 137 ACRES; houBO, 0 or 7 rooms; bnrn, etc; only 3V. miles from clty. Reduced rent to good tenant.^ & H - ? DJ?N00Ni 821 Eaat Mnln Stroot, ;OR RENT. NEW HOU?E 8 rooms and all outbulldlng^s, WITH 2 ACRES OF LAND,\ nenr tho olty. ! T. M. WORTHAIVI & CO, t pOR RENT. DESIRABLE SUBURBAN HOljIE ON electric car llno, only threo mlloa frnm clty; nlce dwelllng, 8 rooms, bath and closots; modorn burn and 8 acres or lana, nlce nelghbor.hood ^ DKNO(U. *-""'* 821 East gfalpi drTmitchell ) ON THE BOAtfD One of the' Directors /of the . Chlcago Associatlon. Professor B, C. Mitchell, tof Richmond College, hns beon elected (a member of tho Bout'd of Directors ot' tho Kollglous Education Associatlon, orjgnnl.od recent? ly |n Chlcngo by tho coinvontlon for re? liglous education. [ Tho associatlon ls tho (body olalmcd by somo to bo radlcal /nnd unorthudox, formod to promulgnto /tho vlews OT tho "hlghor crltlcs" at tlyt Chieago Unlver? sity, As statod hUJi-etofore, tho Pnn Prosbyterlun Comml/fislon, of whlch Or. R, P, Kerr, of thlfa clty, ls tho pastor, ls' proparlng '.'Igor/ously to opposo the work ot tho orgniril.atlon. In tbo oplnlou,'of u promlnent Baptist minlster, osp?essed yestcrdny, tho stlr about tho u.#rouliitlon 1. .grouudle.ss?UinT lt has no .Hdoii of proniulgiitliTg tbo "hlgh ciitio/lsin," nnd thut lt ls thorough? ly ortltndoic. Wlmtover may be snld ot lt, lt ls cortaljnly mndo up of a db tlngulshed memberuhlp. A bulletln of tho associatlon has Just beon recillved hore. The nutno of Dr. Mitchell l\a lncluded nmong tho directors. One of Bhe vlce-presldenta of tho asso? ciatlon. i/s Dr, Wllllam C, Blttlng, n?* N?*?s york, ah woll known here< At/C_?ION. aALES-PUTURE DAYS, By T. M. Worthnm & Co., Real Estato Agents nnd Auetloneers, 18 North Nlnth Street, ? _ pfiC_*~_V__R'8 AUCTION SALB tt OF THE John Ft. Cary Warehouie, Mos, I to 3, Shookhoe Une, BBTWBBN TWBf-FTH BTRBBT AN0 BHOCKOE 8LIP. NOW OCCUFTBD BY MR, T, D. NEAL, JR., CON BIST1NO OF.ONM OF THE MOST i BUBSTANTIALLY BUILT DETACH ED , WARIOHOUSMS IN ? - IN THE CITY. , HAVNG A FRONT OF. 110 FEBT OH BHOCKOE LANE RY 67 FEET . INCHEB TO ALLEY IN REAR, In oxeeuUcn of a decree tn tho Law and Equlty Court of tho clty of Richmond, Va., entered Fobruary 14th, 1902, ln sult of A. B. Eddins Vs. John R, Cary Com? pany, I wlll sell at publlo auctlon, on tho premlses, subject to conflrmatlon of the court, on THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 1903, at 1 o'clock P. M,, thls valuablo pleco of proporty. . ' lmprovements conslst of a 3-story ware? house (with a dry collar on lovel wllh nlley on the north, making it posslble to shlp dlrectly thorofrom to this alley end also from its eohth nnd weat sldes). Tho houso is thoroughly substantlal, modern, nnd Is oqulpped wlth modern oloctrlo olevator. large nnd commodlous offlces, eenles, etc, and nlso has oloctrlo llghts, closots and water on overy Hoor, and clegsnt furnaco In cellar, heatlng offlcos, and Is now undor rontal for threo yenrs to T, D. Neal, Jr., at .1,200 por annum, Us proxlralty to tobacco y/are housoB, dopotB and whatves commands unuBiial shlpplng facllltlcs, and makes lt exceedlngly valuable to tho tobaeco trado, for whlch II was orlglnally bullt, or to any manufacttirlng or wholesale business, as the walls nro of sufflclont strength to carry nny welght. Investors aro requested to noto Its an* nual rcntnl and are remlnded of the scarclty of such propertles. TERSlS? One-fourth (V.) cash, and bal anco In equal Instalmonts, payable re spoctlvcly ln G, 12 and 18 months after date of Hale. to bo evldoncod by negotlablo notos, bearlng 0 per cont. Interest; title to be rotalned untll purchase money Is pald and convoyance ordered by court. BBAUREOARD LORRAINE. Recelver. T. M. WORTHAM & CO., Auetloneers. Tho bond requlred of tha recelver be? fore ho shall aet as such haa been duly oxecutod. Teste: P. P. WINBTON. Clerk. By Wm. B. Plzzlnl Company, Real Estato Auctloneers, Tenth and Bank Streets. TRUSTEE'S SALE , OF ? A MOST DESIRABLE FARM, cdNTAINING 349 1-2 ACRES, <MORB OR LES8), IN HIGH STATE OF , CULTIVATION, SPLENDID LAND, TWO DWELLINGS, ONE OF EIGHT, ROOMS AND THE OTHER OF FIVE ROOMS, TOGETHER WITH BARN (WHICH COST TO ERECT OVER $8,000), AND ALL OTHER NECES? SARY OUTBUILINGS, SITUATED DIRECTLY AT OOR3ETT, TWENTY-TWO MILES FROM RICHMOND, ON THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY. By virtue of a deed of trust dated Jan? uary 1, 1902, and recorded In tho clerk s offlco of Powhatan Court In D. B. 31, pago 312. default having been made In tho payment of the dobt thereln secured, ana belng thereto retiulred by tho noto holder, I wlll Bell at publlc auctlon. on Uie pronilses, on ._.,.-.,?? TUESDAY, MARCH 17. 1003, AT 3 P. M? tho proporty descrlbed ln deed of trust as follows: . '*'??: ,, All that certaln tract or parcel of land, wlth all the bulldlngs thereon, rights, ways nnd nppurtenances thoreto belong ing, lylng nnd holng ln the county of Powhatan. Va., on the Richmond and Danville R. R. (now Southorn) at Pow? hatan (now Dorsett) Station, adjolnlng tho lnnd now, or . formerly. .owned by James Allen on ono sldo and bounded oy Grnito nnd tho Powhatan ronds on tno other sldes. contalnlng 349V. acros. moro Thls ls ono of the finest and best lm? proved farm propertles ln thls sectlon of Ihe country, and most convenlent to Richmond-by numerous dally tralns at convenlent hours and cheap commutatlon. Thls sale ls mndo subject to a prlor deed of trust, securlng a prlnclpal noto of J3.000, duo February 2G, 1904, and two Interest notes of $90 oach. due reapective iv on August 26, 1903, and February 20, TERMS-Cnsh ns to the cost of sale, any tnxes duo on the dato of sale, and a rntablo proportlon of tho taxes for the cnl endnr year. and to pay two notes nmount. Ing to J1.0C0 and Interest from Janunry .1. 1903, nnd a credlt as to four notes of W. each paynble respootlvely, Julyl. 1903. Janunry 1, 1904. July \t}m**M ^ unry 1, 1905, nnd one noto for J1.000, pay able January 1, 1905; any balanco at one nnd two yonrs from date of sale wlth in? terest ndded and secured by deed of trust on the Property.^ b_ mzwI# -^^ By J. Thompson Brown & Co., 1113 Mnln Stree" COURT SALE ~x Desirable Maln Street Store, Mo. 1531,0pp. C&O. Depot. Pursuant to a decreo of tho Rlohmond Chnncory Court, entered Mnrch o.ifii. in tho suit of Abraham """l*- v?.Hair*/ Abrams ct nls.. 1 wlll sell at publlc auc? tlon, on tho promlses. l TUESDAY. MARCH 17rH. i at 1 o'clock; all that lot of land lylng nnd helnir iu tho clty of Rlchmoftd, Va? o?fthbpV!s? line of Wi" Street bottveon St No" ?m?^"kufn'sjreot^'nd fron Inc on Main Streot 17% feet. moro orles" nnd running back between parnllel UneH 94 feet more or less, to an alley. "rho ?iMidlntV ls comparatlvely new pi ATli* flLASS RECESS FRONT. STOCK BrIcK "STORY STORE and DWELL; ING* above contalnlng .soven or eight rnnmn wlth Cltj' ImprOVOmollt. The nuractlvelocution of thls proporty, holng just ln front of C. & O, Dopot and on tlio boHt. buslness Woek; ln that see tion. always cominands roady tenants at nnving riitos, nnd Is speclally desirable As"a permanent Investment, TERMS?Ono-thlrd cnsh, balanco 0 t?id 12 months, evldonced by negotlnble notes. wlth Intorest added, nnd tltlo retnlned till nll purchaso money Is pnld; or all cash, nt optlon of purchaser. _ ? . Brown <& Co., WM. EI.LYSON, Auctloneors. Spoclal Commlssloner. Tho bond requlred of tho Speclal Com? mlssloner by tho abovo decreo has beon duly frtv^-0B'ABt, Q, BAYII<La\,Clork, IMMEDIATELY AFTER ABOVE SALE, SAY AT.L30 P. M? wo wlll soll the NEARLY NEW THREE-STORY BRICK STORE WITH DWELLING ABOVE, NO. 1603 MAIN STREET, next to Cornor Flfteenth Street, Thl? property Is well rented and wlll mako a most retnuneratlvo Investment, TERMS?Accommodatlng und announo' ed at snle, ? BROWN & CO., Auctloneers. P Geo. W. Mayo, Auctloneor, AWNBROKElVlTsALE OF UNRE? DEEMED PLEDGE9, I wlll sell at D. Harfeld's Pawnahop, No. 125 N. Soventeonth Stroot, at (1 P. M. MONDAY, MARCH IB,' 1903, all unredeemed pledges, Includlng Cloth? ing, Guiis. Plstols, Wutohes, Jewelry, Muslcal Instrum.nts, pto. Partles hnvlng gooda pledgod horo must rodeem them. or thoy wlll ^o Hjjld. Stuto Auctloneer, :_; FOR SALE, COR SALE. AT A REASONABLE PRICE. SIX BISAUTIFUL BUILDING LOTS o? Wost Avenue. Ffrm fea^^n. ? .Tenth und Bank StreeU. (