IS IN RICHMOND
The Famous Imported French
Coach Horse Brings His Blue
Blood to Virginia.
Richmond horsemen nro congratulating
Colonel Barton Grundy upon his having
fit-cured from Hw? colobTnlfd breeding
farm of Miller nnd Slbley, of Franklin,
Pennsylvania, tho famous Kreuch conch
horse stallion .Tavahftla fby Aptmdel; first
cam, Rapide), nuil bringing him home lo
enrich Iho ?piiillty of Vlrsinln horses with
his line "blue" blood. Colonel Orundy's
acquaintance with Jnvennls has existed
tor n lung While, nnd the evidence of his
admiration for the stock which that thnr
t ?ghbrod represents Is noen In his two
hiindsoYnc horses, S.'ipho nnd Nizam, both
of them prize-winners at the Rlclunoiitl
Horse Show nnd the Deep Run Hunt Club
Javanais was Imported to the United
Btatcs In IMO by Dr, Seward Webb, of
Now York, who sold him to Miller and
Slbley. from whom he comes tn Colono)
Urundy. He wns hitched nnd driven nt
onco upon his arrival to Bloonilngdnlo
farm, on the Hermitnge Boati, where Mr.
Harry C. Benttio, M. P, 11. of the Deep
Run Hunt Club, will have chnrge of him.
Many drivera und hunting men woro nt
L'loonilngdnle yesterday afternoon to seo
tho importation, anil wort? delighted with
his superb lines and nuble cnrrlnge, The
horse was bred by D? Sloiir do Gourbsvlllo
at Manche, Pratico. He took third prize
nt the great Government llorst' Show nt
St. i/o, Franco, In June, 1W), and was
bought and shipped nt once by Dr. Webb,
who was offered in exchange for him
the first-prize winner and ?tulle a lump
of money. Javanais took first prize in his
class at tho National Horse Show at Mud
Ison Squnro Garden. New York, in 1S9D
and In 1891. Since then ho has been kept
nt the breeding farms.
In "personal appearance " Javanais Is
colored nil over ? rich seal' brown; bo
I* 16 hands 2 Inches high and weighs
upward of thirteen hundred pounds. His
feet aro perfection, anil his legs and
shoulders, thighs and hips aro superbi}'
pioportloned. While he ?s a rangy horse,
with elegant carriage of head, he Is close?
ly ribbed and has tho roundness of barrel
characteristic of his breed. He Is of a
very gent?o disposition, handles quietly,
nt. tho samo time exhibiting with high
spirit nnd with line, quick acllon In the
walk or the trot.
It docs horsemen good to see such ?
horso and noto tho standard of possibili?
ties In breeding, which he presents. It Is
not Improbable, In view of thin Importa?
tion at "Bloomlngdaio," that Virginia
may becomo a notable breeder of coach
horses, as sho Is now famous for her
hackneys, as Illustrated by the product
of Senator Fairfax's farm, and for her
thoroughbred trotters and saddlers from
half a dozen privato tracks and sta?
Hill Printing Company Gets Out Two
Two handsome souvenir brochures have
' just been gotten out by the Hill Printing
Company, each one of which reflects
great credit upon the business in this
Ono of them Is the programme of tho
dedication of the Odd-Fellows' Home In
Lynchburg, and the other Is the publica?
tion gotten out by the Howitzers for
distribution on their trip to Now Orleans.
In euch case the most perfect realiza?
tion of the printer's art Is evident.
Great Interestin the Meeting Being Held
Great Interest Is being taken In the
Covenanters' Conference, now being held
at the Covenanter building of the Second
Presbyterian Church, in this city. Tho
meeting began Friday nnd will continuo
through to-day. There aro representa?
tives from Clinrlottesvlllo. Fredorlcks
Durg, Asnlnnd, Hanover and Richmond.
The purpose of the conference Is lo de?
velop Interest In the Covenantor move?
ment nnd to pet ideas ns to the most suc
?ossful methods of work. Vu the meeting
rcsterday morning the subject under dis?
cussion was "Boys' Surroundings." The
reports from tho eighty-nine companies
diowed a rapid Increase In membership.
In the afternoon 'Working With Boys'
? Evaiisville, Ind. ?
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ing a hot tie of
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world for such ailments and has never been
known to fail. It will also restore tho ap?
petite, and positively cure SOUR STO*
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HEARTBURN, INDIGESTION, BIL?
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JOHN LEWIS, THE
GRAVE OF JOHN LEWIS.
About two miles northeast of Staunten,
In one of the most beautiful sections ot
the Valley of ??^????, is Lewis' Fort,
u small and Insignificant looking dwell?
ing. 11 is built In the most primitive
Bhapo, nnd its sole peculiarity, appar?
ently, Is the fact that It Is half stone,
linlf frame. The frame work Is of rather
recent date, but the stone foundation has
withstood the ravages of many genera?
tions; and Is to-day mio of the oldest nnd
most Vnluabto landmarks In the western
pnrl of the Slate of ??^????. Many an
Indian wnrwhoop luis sounded around Its
walls, nnd many a luckless? brave, In the
olden days, was sent to the happy hunting
ground by the rifles of tho dauntless de?
fenders. For many years It was the only
ploro of refuge In this section from the
scalping knife of the savage, and when?
ever there wns an Indian alarm tho wo
men and children nocked to this old fort
for safety. The heavy oaken door Is In
Itself a curiosity. It Is constructed of
seasoned oak boards, doubled, nnd slanting
in opposi/e directions, forming so tough
and firm a barrier that when a carpenter
was recently engaged to cut nn opening
through It for a window ho remarked that
he would as soon drill a bolo through tho
stone wall of the fori Itself.
Such Is Lewis' Fort, as it now appears.
It was built In the year 1732 by John
Lewis, who was formerly a native of
Ireland, but who, In an unfortunate alter?
cation, slow nn oppressivo Irish lord, fled
to this country, nnd wns the first white
man to settle In toh county of Augusta,
where he founded the city of Stauntoh
on the stream which still boars his name.
The location of the fort Is of small strat?
egic value, being built on ? lower spur
of a hill. Instead of the hill Itself, but ns
the Indians had no artillery, this mattered
little. The mnhi consid?ration with tho
settlers was the water supply, nnd this
wnn furnished by a large spring, just be?
low their stronghold.
On the hill nbovo the fort, In the sec?
tion which he so bravely defended, Is
John Lewis' grave, dismantled, broken by
the vandalism of curiosity seekers, nnd
almost totally forgotten. Although the
ground around it Is Unti 1 ted, but little
Undergrowth Is near, and the grave over?
looks that bountiful country which Ilio
old pioneer contributed so largely In mak?
ing tho garden spot of Virginia, and
which he loved so dcnrly on account of
the quietude nnd freedom lie afterwards
found there. At the bend of the grave
has grown a walnut tree, tall and straight
und solitary, putting forth Ils sheltering
blanches only at the top, and standing
like a lone sentinel over tho bonos of
Instead of being overgrown with briars
nnd weeds and covered wHh blackened
moss, the ninrlile which marks the spot
has bleached alike beneath the scorching
suns of suminer nnd the chilling binata
of winter, nnd parts of It look ns fresh
ha when first lnltl so many years ???.
The Inscription can be plainly read, and
Is n s follows:
"Here Uo the remains of John Lewis,
who slew the Irish lord, settled Augusta
county, located tho town of Staunton,
nnd furnished five sons to fight the but?
tle.": of the American Revolution. Ho was
the son of Andrew Lewis nnd Mary Col?
limili, wns born In Donegal county, Ire?
land, BITS, nnd died February 1, 17iV.\ aged
eighty-four years. He was a brave man.
a true patriot, and a friend of liberty
throughout the world."
There Is ? brief Lathi Inscription, which
cannot now he deciphered.
The grnvc of ? man who settled ? coun?
ty, who founded one of tlio most nourish-;
Ing towns In the State, who was a leader
In the early Indian wars, and who fur?
nished five sons to fight the battles of
the American Revolution Is dismantled
and nlmost forgotten. The stranger pass?
ing the solitary spot pauses to read the
Inscription, nnd then passes on In won
?remont thnt no fitter monument has
been raised to perpetuate the memory of
such a man.
was discussed. This nfternoon the .sub?
ject will be "The Boy and Jesus."
Among the lenders of companies present
here nro A. P. Bibb, of CharlotteSvUl?;
Robert ?????, of Fredorlcksburg; Miss
Mattle K. Brockwell. Miss Mamie O.
Smith and Mr. D. S. ?'?????????, of Peters?
burg; Miss Fannie Lancaster and Miss
Arne Herndon, of Ashland; Miss M, El?
len' Tlmberlnke, of Atice, nnd Miss Filza
A. Boy and Miss Louise Hamilton, of
STATE OFFICES CLOSED
Governor Montague Takes Part in Ex?
ercises at Oakwood Cemetery.
The State offices nt tho Cnpltol nnd
Library wore closed yesterday it noon,
and Governor Montague nnd most of
the officers nttended the memorial exer?
cises nt Oakwood.
Among Governor Montague's visitors
was President F. W. Bontright, of Rich?
mond College, and they wore together for
some time in the executive ofllce.
The Governor received a numher of
other visitors nnd transacted a large
nniount of routine business before going
Secretnry Ritchie said Ills Excellency
still had the petition of Wilson Bryant,
the condemned Wise county man, before
him, and would not determine it within
the next few days.
Bryant Is condemned to hang on Fri?
day next, for the murder of ????????? ?'??
Over, familiarly known In his section as
"Kentucky Bill." Some strong South?
west lawyers have been here for several
days urging tho Governor to commute
The McGuires Won.
The Little McGuires defeated the Park
Avenue team by the score of IG to 15. The
line-up of both teams was as follows;
Little McGuires. Park Avenues,
R, B. Sounders Catcher ?. IT. Boykln
A. C, Bruce Pitcher A. F. Dpnnan
R. C. ??'.-iIker Short Stop P. Lathrop
J. M. M'ller First liase S. l?onnaii
W. .1, -Miller Second Base. ?'. Roiintroe
II. H. Philips Third Baso F. Montague
J. H. Patton Left Fleht F. llarwood
C. ??????ap? Center Fichi ?\t. Jackson
T. G, Peyton Bight Field H, Augustine
The McGuires have not met defeat this
season, They will play the Helgomltes
on Monday. Philips won 1he game In
the ninth by a long nit.
MR. WOOL'S TRIBUTE
TO HIS STATE
A Young Portsmouth Lavvyor
Stirs the Hearts of Vir?
ginians at St. Louis.
One of tho most beautiful tributes paid
to Virginia In a long time ????1 ll,!lt
contained In tho ?peroration nf Mr. T.
J. Wool, of Portsmouth, who responded
to ? tonnt Inst Saturday ovet?liig IH St.
Louis, nt t?io dinner given Ilio Virginia
delegation to tlio World's Fnlr opening
by tho Virginia Society of that city. Tue
closing words of Mr. Wool were ns fol?
"The eye of the eonnotesc?t? dwells with
Undisguised pleasure Upon tho majestic
works of nrt, tho grand legacies of tlie
old masters, hut tils tirnrt Is most touch
cd by somo simple sketch from nn un?
known hnnd, which wills to mind tlie
scenes of home, '/the land of his birth
"Tho render nf history llnds pleasure
nnd Instruction troni considering the
events connicled with the history of some
foreign land, bul how his lieart bents us
his Blowing eyes rest upon the pago that
tells the story of his native land.
"The traveler In foreign part? will bi>
hold many a sight ?G Incomparable beauty
and attractiveness, hut no such enr?lons
swell his frnniti as when hla eye? rest
once moro upon the land of home and
"What, then, must he nur feelings on we
coni empiute the gorgeous panorama which
Is spread out before ns In Imagination as
the word Virginia echoes In our enrsl
"Virginia*, Wo *ee thy mountains plied
lienk on penk, each trying to reach
higher up toward Heaven! thy 'i'nlloys
bending with their loail nf grain; thy
gentle hills and sloping plnlns covered
with tho verduro of the spring time, or
clad In a mantle of fallen leaves, thy
beautiful seacoast forever kissed by the
ocean's changeless affection. Wo heat
ilio musical roar of thy torrents ns they
rush llko maddened maniacs down the
mountain sides. We see thy calm nnd
peaceful rivers, winding majestically
through plnln and valley, beautifying
the land nnd carrying with thorn Innumer?
We gnze enraptured npnn thy many
natural curiosities and peculiar formntlons
and turn from them only to be lost In 'won
derment ns we look out Upon old oeean'f
never fading lino of blue, stretching from
pole to pole, nnd from continent to con?
tinent, over whoso fretful bosom so ninny
precious argosies go back and forth.
'Virginia! Land of Washington and
Jefferson, of Lee nnd Jackson, nnd nn
Innumerable hnnd of patriots nnd states?
men, land of past glory and present priv?
ileges, of home and Tilndrcd?wo honor
we ndnre thee, nnd pray that thou mnyst
continue to be nn asylum for the op.
pressed, 'tho lnnd of the free and the
home of the brave." "
Women Agree to Raise Ninety Thous?
and Dollars This Year.
(Special to Tho Tlmca-Dlspatch.)
SAVANNAH, ??., May 9.?Tho rain
storm, which continues with ? cruel in?
difference to tho eternal fitness of things,
did not deter the women this morning.
In fact, the Woman's Missionary Union,
auxiliary to the Southern Baptist Conven?
tion, had a much larger meeting than
yesterday; so much larger that they hnd
to move out of the lecture-room of tho
Independent Presbyterian Church and
hold their meeting in the main auditorium.
The good women were In a humor to
hear speeches this morning, and Drs. Wll?
llngham and McConnell, secretarles of
the Foreign and Home Mission Boards,
were sent for and delivered stirring ad?
dresses. Miss M. J. Burnett, sister of the
noted humorist, and corresponding secre?
tary of the Woman's Home Mission Soci?
ety of Lho Northern Baptist Church, was
Introduced and made a very pleasing ad
The union received and accepted the
recommendations of the. Foreign nnd
Home Mission Boards. The Foreign
Board nsks the women lo raiso fifty
thousand dollars for It this year, and the
Home Board asks for forty thousand. The
union agreed to undertake the task, and
usually they succeed In their undertak?
ings. F. S. W.
Movements of People Well-Known in
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
LEXINGTON, VA., May I).?Mr. Clar?
ence Oberschnln; for several years a stu?
dent at the University College of Medi?
cine, Richmond, has relumed to his homo
at Knglemen, Bockbrldgo county on his
vacation. He has one more year at tho
college before graduation.
. .Mr. A. McDowell Smith has returned
from Poughkeepsle, N. Y., where he has
been studying nt Eastman's Business Col?
lege. From hero ho will go to Bramwn.ll
W. Va., where, he will engage In tho coal
Mr. inni Mrs. Lawrence Embree nre at
Bristol, Va., visiting Mr. Embree's broth,
or, Mr. Roy Embree.
Miss Mary Curing has gone to Hanover,
l'a., wluro she will spend several weeks.
Dr. H UK h H. White, who for lho past
several years has been living In Texas,
Ih visitine tils parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.
Mrs. .1. Lloyd Teaford, nf Columbus,
O., Is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs,
J. V. drlnstead.
Mrs. W. D. Armstrong, nf Rtauntnn. Is.
visiting her father, Mr, William A. Glas?
Htnte Treasurer A. W. Barman came
u;i from Hlehinond this week to spend ?
While With his family, near Lexington.
Miss Sir, in, of Bt. Inou?s, Is visiting lier
? ni Mrs D. Ci Humphreys.
Ml Guy, of Washington, D, C, Is tho
guesl "I Mis? Bessie Pougue.
Memorial Exercises Will Be HpJd Thero
(Specilli to Tho Tlmes-Dlspateh.)
COLDKBOltO, N. 0,1 May 9.?Tho plant
of ihn (Standard Manufacturing Company
nnd thai of ihe It. 15. Jones Buggy Corn?
,,.-.?,?.-, neither of which Imvn been In op?
urn lion foi ???? timo, worn destroyed by
lire this afternoon. Tho property belonged
? . John ?-. Boutherland and D. 10, Kmiih,
or ihi? city, moi Jame'i A. Wostbrpok, of
Mount Olive, and was valued at ?5,&00,
v. Iilcli will bo a tritnl loss, as there wns
??? liiiurnnce Stored. In Ilio old buggy
factory buildings was about twenly-ilvo
carloads of rico chaff, the property of
Ihe Carolina Rico Milling Company,
Memorial services will bn duly observed
l.ei,? i? nn.now aflnrnoon, Congressman
ClmrkiH u Thomas deliver? tho address,
? n lob iiHiIng programmo Ih provided, In
v.i et; ?)..? military compunteli, firn depart?
no ni Cniifednrilta v?t?rans and Dim g II?
im? of Ho? i'oiifi-doraey will falto pari,
Patriotic iilrs will bo rendered by tho
Knlyhli of I'ylhlas Band.
THE l", 5, COUR!
Contemn'.? of Judges Yesterday ?Oaso
tu Ur: Argued Monday.
?? ?i,e United Hinti'M Circuit Court of
Appelli? I' moni,w ???'?? will be iirgu
invili In .?"? Nu. IM, Th? Hli ?????????
? ' un Company, appellanti ??? Ul" i'"il1'"'
i ' ?????? Been Oil .Mill mal Oliuiciy nnd
tin ('Ily National Bunk, appellee?, Ap?
?? ? train Ih? ?.?? cult-Court at Grcuiivlll?.
Julius Sycle ? Sons
Will open an account with you so
that you can buy what you piense
at cash prices, paid In small
payments, weekly or monthly.
A Whirlwind of Bargains in Tailor-Made Suits, Silks,
Shirt-Waist Suits, Spring Wraps, Silk Waists and Dress Skirts.
An Immense Sale of New Spring Dress Goods and Silks.
Cjrectl Jilk Salo,
$1.2") Fnney Wnlst Silks, pongees, In
Stripe), lace slrlpo silks. All of our $1
nnd $1,28 silks for ?Do.
Bflc. Taffeta Silks, all shades, for
$1 Ratln-FInlsh Foulard Silks, ?0 dif?
ferent pntterns to select from; special
$1,23 and $1.50 Foulard Silks, over
?Ili different patterns to solcct from;
special, for Milo.
$1.25 Crepo ilo Chino; special. 7Be.
"tic. Figured Silk Hornnnl, l!Bc.
SI.r,0 nnd $1.75 Grenadine, 40 Inches
wide! special, 08c,
$2 O renati Ines, 40 Inches wide, to
be sold for $1.??,
The Gllrny Curtain Stretcher, best
made; spoclnl, ijt.BO.
Ljreat ?Dress Qoods Sale.
75c. nnd S?ie. Dress Goods, black and
nil colors; special for to-morrow, BOc,
$l..'tn and $1.25 Press Gonds, black
nnd nil colors; special to-morrow, JpI.
$1.50 and ?1.G9 Blnck nnd Colored
Press Goods, black and all colors, for
Silk ??aist J'aie.
$7..rr0 Silk ???????, all colors, well
mnrie, newest style; special, tf't.
Mall-Carriers' Sblrt-Waist Flannel,
all-wool, regular 50c. grade; spoclnl,
Pearl Shirt-ZOaist Sets.
50c. Pearl ShlrMVnlst Sots, -.Be.
25c, Pearl Shirt-Waist Sets. 10c.
EOc. Shlrt-Wnlst Linen, yard wide;
special, ;.Ot\ ynrtl.
.10c. Shlrt-Wnlst Linen, ono yard
$1.50 Linen Sheeting, 2V4 yards wide;
special, for fl.20.
Sensation Sfilo of 1,500 pieces Drago
Batiste, In stripes and figures, whlto
an?l colored grounds; real 20c. grade;
special, for l??Vi,c. yard.
Propsiitch Black Hose.
25c. valu?, lBc,
I2V4C. Fancy Hose, plain and drop
stltch, all colors, three pairs for 3?Be.
Jilk Cjauzi fans.
Sonsatlonnl snle of 100 Silk Gauze
Fans, spangles and flowers; nctunl
value, $1; special to-morrow, BOc,
500 boxes Wild ?????? Tollet Soap,
ono cake In box, soiling all over tho
olty for 10c; apocini to-morrow. Be,
Ribbon Jale extraordinary.
Bow-Knot Taffeta Ribbon, No. CO,
regulnr valuo 25c; special Monday,
No. 22 Brilliant Taffet? Ribbons, In
nil colors; ?.ipoclal Monday, Oc, yard.
1,000 yards Ih stripes nnd flg-ures, 4
to 5 inches wide, nil new spring col?
ors; worth to 30c. yard; special Mon?
Satin Tnffcta Ribbon, all shades, 4
to 5 Inches wide; real valuo 30c;
Mondny, special, 20c.
fancy Jilk Belts.
Ladles' Blnck Silk Belts, with fancy
buckles, nnd ring effect front and
buckles In back; also postilion back;
In this lot will be found tho best 75c.
Belt; spoctftl to-morrow, BOc.
10-4 Unbleached Sheeting; special,
17e. Brown Shlrt-??a??? Linen; spe?
25c. Brown Shirt-Waist Linen, on?
yard wide, 17o.
10c. Bed Ticking, 8 l-ftc.
I(l2-3c. Bed Tlckliyt. 12^c.
Zie. ??'????? ????? Flannel, 20c.
30c. ???-????? AVhlto Flannel for
7c, Unblenched Cotton, ono yard
25 dozen Finn IJght nnd Dark Col?
ored Percale ??'p????G?, nicely trim?
med, nil new, beautiful patterns, deep
flounce on skirt, cut extra full; value,
$1.25 and $1.00; snle price, OHc.
20 dozen American Lady, J. S. Gir?
dle, made of fine quality batlete,
boned with steel, tailor finish; spe?
cial to-morrow, BOc.
30c, Corset, well made, bIzcs 23 to
.10; special. 21c.
Special sale Ladles' Gotham Hos*
Supporters for ZBc.
S. C. To he nrgnied by Hoy ward, Denn &
Knrle, of Greenville, S. C, for the ap?
pellant nnd by Hnynesworth. Parker &
Patterson nnd N. M. Shuman; of Green?
ville, S. C. for tho nppellees,
Thoro was no session yesterday, hut tho
regular Saturday conference was 'held,
Judges Golf, Slmonton, Morris and Kel?
ler being present.
Richmond?Roger Gregory and wife to
J. D. Lccky, 28 feet on north side of
Grnco Street, 4IS feet west of Allen Ave?
A, C. Jtarmnn. special commissioner, to
Mechanics Savings Bank, 20 feet on Third
Street, southeast corner Baker. $1.383.
Henrlco?Julian Bryant to Hill Carter,
5.5? acres on north sido of Charles City
Bond, adjoining property of J. Q. Dick?
inson and nls.; E. A, Catlln, administra?
tor of Frank D. Hill, trustee unites here?
in to relca.se the Hen of ? deed of trust
dated January 10, 1S93, $3S0.
Beginning Monday morning and contin?
uing through the week, thero will be held
lu the basement ot St. Peter's Cathedral
a May Fair, for the benefit of the parish
fund. There Is every promise of a great
success. A most attractive programme
hns been arranged.
HEN we started to man?
ufacture DUNLOP PA?
TENT ten years ago,
our capacity was 350
barrels dally. The ex?
cellent quality of the
Flour soon took the nubile fancy;
one housekeeper would tell another
of the splendid baking results, the
delicious bread and pastry It
makes, until we were forced to
gradually enlarge our capacity,
fldit to 500 barrels, then to 600,
then to 800, next to 1,000, and at
this point we found It was necee
sary to buy or build another mill,
At this time the Gallego Mills
were purchased, all of the anti?
quated machinery torn out from
baserqent to roof, and a splendid
new mill of 1,200 barrels dally ca?
pacity was Installed, giving us,
with our two flour mills, a dally
capacity of 2,200 barrels.
The growth of our milling busi?
ness from one of modest begin?
nings to Its present magnificent
proportions Is due to our produc?
ing a Flour that stands unequalled
In the opinion of the best bread
makers. There le a flavor, a taste,
a delicious taste, in bread made
from DUNLOP PATENT, that Is
entirely abeent from the bread
made from other flours. One can
make a meal on bread from DUN?
LOP PATENT, and enjoy every
mouthful. Bread eaters on four
continents all testify to Its un?
Here la a letter from one firm
of Importers, who are the largest
Importers of Flour In the whole of
Great Britain. These gentlemen
buy our Flour In ship-loads! their
purchases are dlotrlbuted all over
England and Ireland. To give
some Icioa of the demand we will
say that we have had at Newport
News, awaiting steamers, 40,000
bags, or 200 car-loada, or the
equivalent of 10 train-loads of 20
care each. Here Is what they say
about DUNLOP PATENT:
Liverpool, April 29. 1903.
Tho Dunlop Mills, Richmond, Va.:
Gentlemen,?We nro glad to bo
able to confirm to you that since
we first starteli business with you
In Hid year 1898, Ilvo yours ago,
our business with you from tho
vet y munii beginnings bus risen
to very linge proportional so much
ho Hint wo hnd repeatedly to nsk
you to greatly enlarge your pro?
duction, and wo nro glnd to any
that we havo thus been enabled
to see tho riso of your m Ilia from
relatively small proportions to
ono of tho largest winter-wheat
tull?s In tho United States, pro?
ducing;, as you do now, 2,500 bar.
TIiIh largo development of tho
business between us would, of
course, have been quite Imposslblo
bud not your Flour given entire
HiillHliit'tltin to our numerous cus?
tomer?. In particular, wo uro
glnd to confirm to you that It bus
noi only boon uniformly excellent,
hut always most regular in qual?
\i'o can only wish you contili tied
success In your enterprise, and
feel Inclinad lo predict that In nil
probability Ihn continued exten?
sion of demand for?your excellent
Flour will lenti tei O further on
biigenieiit of your milling capacity.
KRUG Bit, DAltSIF & CO.
SHORT DAY FOR
Thinks He Will Go on a Trip
to the Country?Police
Justice John said yesterday that the
bottom was falling out of crime In Rich?
mond, and.he felt like taking a trip to
the country some place.
It. L. Johnson wns fined $10 and costs
nnd placed under six months' security for
attempting to cut Mary Johnson with a
And E. H. Burns was assessed $10 for
assaulting his wife.
Harry N. Gathrlght paid $5 for assault
Ing nnd striking J. W. King.
?????G?a Fay, colored, an old customer,
was charged $10 for being drunk, and
using bad language to tho policeman
who had her In chnrge.
John Fox paid $2 for letting his cow
run at large and grnzo on the gruss be?
longing to the city.
THE SCOTTISH RITE
The Spring Reunion to Be Held ? ?re
May 26th, 27th and 28th.
The spring reunion of the Scottish Bite
Bodies will be held Tuesday, ??'?????
tliiy and Thursday, May 2Cth, 27th and
28th, In tho Mnsonlc Templo.
It Is customary to hold reunions of the
Scottish Rite so that Master Masons
living throughout the State can attend
and receive all the degrees from the
fourth to thirty-second, Inclusive, and to
gl've tho members of tho Rile living out
of town nn opporlunUy to be present
nnd witness the working of the beautiful
Ritual of the Rite.
Quite a, number of candidates from dif?
ferent sections of Virginia have already
been elected to receive tho degrees, nnd
any Mastr Mason In gjsd standing who
desires to become a member of the
Scottish Rite should make application to
tho secretary, or to one of the commit?
tee, who will furnish the necessary Infor?
mation, hlnnk.?, etc.
Tho progmmme will bo ns follows:
Tuesdny. May Kill, 3 P. M., meeting
of Llhortns Lodge of Berfoctlon, No. G,
lasting through Ilio afternoon, when the
degrees from the' fourth to the fourteenth
will be conferred.
Cnndldntes must be nn hnnd nt the
Temple not later than 3:30 P. M, Tuesday
Immediately after tho fourteenth de?
gree In conferred, supper will bo served.
At 7:30 P. M? th" Rose Croix i.'hept?r
will meet, continuing through the eve?
ning, conferring thn degrees fifteenth to
?VedneHdny, Mny.2I?h, 3:30 P. M., mepi.
Ing of thn Council, Knights Kadnsh. eon
Uniting through tho afternoon nnd eve
nlng, conferring thn degrees nineteenth
to thirtieth, Inclusive. Supper nt 8 P. M.
Thursday, May 2sth, ? p. sr,, Dalcho
Consistory, No, 1, will meet, when the
thirty-first and thirty-second degrees wir!
be conferred. Dinner will bo sept'?ll nt C
P. M. '
WIRES ALL RIGHT
Colonel Richardson Gets Reports Re?
garding Capitol Building.
Colonel John ?\'. Richardson; Register
of tho Land Ofllce, hns received ? report
from W. B. Cnndler, chief Inspector of
tho Passenger nnd Bower Company, who
examined tho wires In tho ittlc of the
State Cnpltol building. Mr. Candiel?
slates that bo found no wires In a dnn
neroiis condition, and that tho attlo wir?
ing Is In fair condition for the voltage
In regard to danger from tho steam ex
bntist pipe, which runs up through the
building, Messrs. Morgan R. Mills ?-. Co.
nnd A. Bnrgatnln havo made examina?
tions, and declaro thero is no danger.
Mr, and Mrs. S. D. Mlfllcton, of No. 120U
Meclmnlcsvlllo Turnpike, gave a delight?
ful birthday party Thursday evening In
honor of tho fifteenth birthday of their
daughter, Miss Pearl Mifl?eton. Parlor
gamos opti other amusements were In?
dulged In till a bite hour, when rofresh
m ?nin wPie served.
Those present wore Misses Ponrle, Mo?
mio and Boriile? MllHeton, Jennie Thurs
ton, Alma Gentry, Irene Ford, Bessie and
Nnnnlo Allen, Fva SVOOdward, Mablo
Pollard, Fannie and Leila Prince. Maud
Bbermnn, Fin Kg und Olive Mitchell; Mao?
tors Lewis, Willie, Wnlttr. Edward and
George Miltloton, Lliiwood Woodwnrtl,
Floyd Hope. Lesilo Creery. Floyd Mitch?
ell, Keiinoth Richardson, Mr. and Mrs,
W. H, Smith, Mr. and Mrs. S. JD, Mif
lleton, Messia. J. R. and L. W. Gentry.
Question?Where does Judge Campbell
Answer?Whore does he stand?
Ilie curfew bell did not ring out, for-?
sooth, because, 'twos said,
Thnt Harry Glenn had not, ecog, gond
to IiIb downy bed.
The bell was tolled some years ago, bo-<
cause 'twas freely told "
That youngsters should not stay out lato?
as In the days of old;
There were no lights of any kind, elee-?
trie sparks or gas,
Ana through the streets pedestrians could!
not with safety pass.
But things have chnnged In modern tlmes^
ns we can plainly see,
And folks should not stay out at nlgh?
tho law should plainly be.
Wo have beon Invited by tho Olympia;
Club, of Manchester, to make a few re?
marks at the entertainment to be given
at Lender Hall next Thursday night for
the West Point sufferers from the fire.
??? accept the Invitation, and wish to
hereby extend our thanks for the oppor?
tunity, for we believe thnt everybody
should contribute at least twenty-flvo
cents to the cause, for we don't know when
our house mny be consumed by flames,
and then we hope the Olympins will como
forward to help us out.
We wish they would come forward now
and help In paying our back rent, so
we could stop dodging the landlord.
At any rate, we will do all we can to
help our fellow-sufferers at AVest Point
out of a hole, and wo only hope that
Mr. O. Guvernntor may feel inclined to
ask us down to his pince of entertainment
to tnko ? few days* rest from tho tur?
moil and strife thnt comes to us at tha
first of every month.
When slimmer comes wo always feel
like going off Into tho underbrush and
getting full of cheegers.
As a rule, cheegers are not good thing?
to carry around, but under existing cir?
cumstances we feel thnt we could go
out and pick huckleberries all day, 80
we might get full of cheegers.
When ? fellow has cheegers on him h?
forgets nil his troubles, nnd that's what
wu want to do. .
It Is with regret thnt we record the
fact that Mr. Barrett was not at tha
meeting of the Manchester Finance Com-j
Ono of tho main reasons why we go to
these meetings Is to hear Mr. Barrett
make his speeches.
We like to hear him tnlk, and wo hopo
thnt he will make It a point not to miss
any more meetings, for wo always get
some good tips from him.
With the filling out nf the leaves on tho?'
trees, tho thoughts of buttermilk nnd sweetj
potato pie como to us, nnd with these
things under our vest we feel thnt we owe
to tho sweet young things at Klrkwood's
There Is nothing on the bill of fare
that pleases us more than buttermilk,
nnd upon that we feel that all our pon-'
derous weight Is duo.
Ordinance of Secession.
Mrs. W. M. Wado, chalrmnn of the
Bcstnurant Commlttoo of tho lato Con?
federate llnznnr, tins ? benutlful copy of
the "Ordlnnnce of Secession," frnmed and
ready for hnnglng, which sho would llko
to disposo of. Any ono Interested may !
communicate with or address Mrs. Wade
nt No. 10 Enst Mnln Street.
Pure Food Should be the First.
When tho human machine goes w'ron?
It's ton to one that tho trouble began
with tho stomach nnd cnn therefore be re?
moved by Ilio uso of proper food. A lady
well known In Bristol, Ontnrlo county,
?. Y.. tell? ?t tho experlenco she hnd
curing her only child by tho use of scien?
tific food: "My little daughter, tho only
child nnd for that reason doubly dear,
inherited nervous dyspepsia. \\'e irled all
kinds of remedies and soft fools. At last
when pntlenco was about exhausted and
the child's condition had grown so bad
the whole family was aroused, we tried
"A friend recommended tho food ne ora
which hor own delicato children had
grown strong upon so I purchased a box
as a last resort. In ? very short time u
marked change In both health and dispo?
sition wus Been," What made our case
ensy wns, that she liked It nt onco, and
Its crisp, nutty flavor has made it an
Immediato favorito with tho most fasti?
dious in nur family,
"It's nee seems to bo thoroughly estab?
lished in wnstorn Now Yor.k wl'iero many
friends ubo It rogiihuiy. I have noticeli
Its lino effects upon tho intellects ns well
ns tUo bodies of those who use It. We
owe It much." Name given by Po?t>??*?
Co., Battle Creek, Mieli,
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