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Dr. D. if. Abbott Delivered the
Annual Address.
Gov. Aycock Orders a Special Term
of Alamance County Superior Court.
Slnle Bond Issue Largely An?
ticipated by Expenditure.
(Sp?cial to The Times-Dispatch.)
RAM'IGIf, N. O., May ?J.-Dceofntion
Day was observed here to-day by tho
General Meado Pbot, o. A. R., No. a?. A
good-slzetl procession moved from tho
head of Fiiyetlevillo Street at 5 o'clock
to the National Cemetery, wliero Dr, ?D.
H. Abbott, (.x-iorporiilloii commissioner,
delivered the annual address, nnd Dr. I.
McK. Pitt Inner, rector of the Church of
tho Clood Shepherd' outdated hh chaplain:
Governor Aycock was greatly pleased
iviib bis visit to the commencements of
Walte Forent College and l,lttlclon I"e
rn.-ile College, from which be has Just
returned, Both institutions he declared
to bo In a wonderfully nourishing con?
The Governor bus ordered a special
frrm of Alnninnce county Superior Court
to be convened by Judge Moore Juno EM
lor the trial of criminal oases.
Professor 15. B. Owens, instructor In
Eltgtish at the Agricultural and Mechan?
ical follego tin? past five year.-?, has re?
signed to upend two year.*; In the Unlv<T
slty or Chicago.
president Joseph D. McNeill, of the
North Carolina Volunteer Firemen's As?
sociation! wont to Durham yost el-day to
nrrungn with the fire compnnles there for
the date of the annual convention nnd
t'urn.-.ment to i>o hold there Hits year.
It ?vlll probably be some time In .Inly.
The Farmers' -Club Company, of Hender?
son, was organized nnd chartered to-day
With ?25.<X?>. There arc about forty In
roi pointers, the purpose being to promoto
the social and financial interests of the
'ml mbers, who are negroes.
The Stnte Treasurer Is authority for
the .statement that within two days after
h? received the $310,7761 proceeds from the
s-*le of the recent bond Issue, over ?200.000
of It was nald out. and that within a
week there will not bo n. penny of It to
the State's credit.
A check for J?OO.OOO was drawn on this
fund to pay back that amount borrowed
revornl months ago from Park National
Bank, Now York.
Marriage of Mr. R. Estes Fleming and
Miss Florence Mabel Wells.
(Special to 'Phis Times-Dispatch.)
BO.-The most brilliant wedding that has
ever taken plafMj' at Sapony Protestant
Episcopal Church was solemnized on
May 20th; at 5 o'clock In the afternoon,'
when Mr. R. Estes Fleming-- nnd Miss
Florence Mabel Wells were married. Rev.
S. O. Southall, rector of the church, offi?
ciated. Tho church was tastefully deco?
rated with evergreens and cut flowers.
The bride nnd groom .stood under a
lovely arch, over which' suspended the
marriage bell. The bridal party entered
in the following order: Bridesmaids .and
groomsmen?Mr. Tiennlo Hawkins, with
Miss Annlo Clarke; Mr. A. V. Wells, with
Miss Wllllo Abernathy; Mr. J. B. Wells,
with Miss Rosa. B. Wells; Mr. F. J.
Avery. with Miss Dora Wells; Mr. Henry
Wells, with Miss Aillo Abernathy. Tho
organ was gracefully presided over by
Miss Agnes Bourdon. Mr. Willie Aber?
nathy was master of ceremonies.
The bride Is tho accomplished daugh?
ter of Mr. nnd Mrs. Alfred Wells, and
was handsomely attired In blue taffeta
end carried bride's roses. The groom is
a popular young railroad man of the
Chesnpoike nnd Ohio road.
Miss Nora Belle Hawkins, niece of the
bride, acted as maid of honor, nnd car?
ried- I,a Franco roses.
Mr. Scott Clarke acted as best man.
Tho little flower girls were Misses Lottie
Clarke and Carrie Gnliisha.
After the ceremony the bridal pnrty
repaired to tho hospitable homo of the
bride, where a sumptuous supper was
awaiting- them'; which wa3 greatly en
Joyed by all.
The bride, who Is a very popular young
lndy, was the recipient of many hand?
some nnd useful presents.
Mr. and Mrs. Fleming left on tho north
bound train, carrying tho best'wishes of
many friends, nnd will he at home to
their friends at Bumpass, Louisa county.
? m
Groom Resplendent in War Paint of a
Big Chief.
tSpeclnl to The '"'linuii-DInp?tcti.)
hnps the most Interesting feature of the
Re?l Mon's Carnival was the public mar
rlngo last night. Tho ceremony was per?
formed In a large enclosed spaco In the
west end of the city, and It Is estimated
that fully five thousand people witnessed
tho nuptials. Of these noarly four thous?
and were within tho onclosuro. while
moro than a thousand more climbed
trees and got on tho house tops In the
Tho contracting parties were Samuel
Tahor, a member of tho Bramwell Tribe
of Rod Men, and Miss Maud Aldrldge, of
prnniwoll. The groom was resplendent in
the war paint of a big chief, and the bride
was dressed to represent Pocahontas. The
attendants (Mr. and Mrs. Frank Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Price, Roscoo Gar?
land, with Miss Minnie Rennet; and Mr.
Bnmuel Sheppard, with Miss Eunice Tu
bor) were also in Indian costume. The
bride and groom were tho recipients of
presents to the value of $200, presented
by tho merchants of the city through tho
carnival company.
Immediately following tho marriage
ceremony Miss Oorlnno- Crozler was
orowned as queen of the carnival B. A.
Marks, on behalf of the Red Men, pre?
vented Queen Corinne with a magnificent
diamond ring.
Following tills a pale-face was burned
at. the stake by the. Red Men, and the
eruption of Mount Peleo and the destruc?
tion of St. Pierre was vividly reproduced
b"y a splendid display of llreworks.
Plenty of Men to Take the Place of the
(Special to Th? -Times-Dispatch.)
From tho present prospects It seems that
the strike of the negro longshoremen em?
ployed by the United States Shipping
Company and Furness-Wlthy .and Com?
pany will come to an end without the
companies suffering any great Inconveni?
ence. About lil'ty of tho .strikers have
Slready applied for work, und It Is said
that the dissatisfaction in tho ranks la
growing greater every day.
Yesterday morning tho companies
brought n number of negroes over from
Norfolk, und these, with tho white men
already at worki are all that are needed
just now. Noxt week will probably bo'a
busy one, anil If tho companies do not
bav?> enough men to handl? their ?hip?.
moro negroes will bo brought from Nor?
All of the strikers who npplled for work
yesterday were Riven their places back,
but both companies have declared that
they will not discharge any of the new
men to iriako room for tho old ones In
case they want to return.
Robert Ciitry, tho white stevedore, Is
sllll at work, and the United States-Ship?
ping Company will not consider tho ne?
groes' demand that he be discharged. The
stevedore had trouble with one of ?ho
longshoremen, and nfter being beaten by
blm, shot at him. This brought on tho
ft If Ike.
The School Board last night met In
special Session and appointed the tendi?
era for the public schools for (he com?
ing year.' All of tho old teachers, with
tinee exceptions, wei-e re-elected. Super?
vising PHlicipal Jenkins, who has mot
with such great success during this year,
bis first session with tho schools, was
re-?lected, and his salary was raised
from il&o per month to "?1,E00 per year.
Dr. J. \V. Torter, pastor of the First
Baptist Church, left to-day for Char
lellesvllle, and to-morrow night he will
deliver the baccalaureate sermon to the
grnriimtlng ?lass or Rawlins Institute.
-. ?.-'?
Opening of the Season at Beir.li Park,
West Point.
Richmond Drnhh? will have an all-day
celebration at West Point to-mrirrow, upon
Which occasion Iben? will be llshlng, danc?
ing, bathing and other amusements.'
The train Will leave over the Southern
rr-nd at 9 o'clock, returning at 7 and 10
P. M.
This Will he tho occasion of tho opening
or the pnrk for the season, and ^every?
thing will be done to make the affair a
pleasant one. The committee In charge
consists of Messrs. T. M. Hnrgrave, A.
Klaus, Charles J. Hughes and Georgo
May Queen Fete.
The May queen and May pole dahco
given Thursday and Friday afternoons
was a decided success, each ono of the
largo ?nidlenco declaring It one of the
jn-Httlest sights ever witnessed. All or
the children acted well their parts nod
looked their prettiest, but the little fair?
ies, zephyrs and crown bearer were heart
winners from the first.
Tho May pole dance, by twenty Billa
In fancv dress, was beautifully ?Inncrl
to Inspiring BtralnB from string?--] Instru?
ment:?, in the hands of the member?,
of the Ideal Quurt<;tte, Messrs. John
Shaw.' first mandolin! George Mund?y,
tenor mandolin; Robert Blalne, second
rnandoilr. a.id Chu: les Mur-day. guitrtr.
So maav rf-o'itfcta have been received
by the ladles In charge to repeat the en?
tertainment that possibly this may be
dono about the middle of June. If so.
lime and place will be duly announced.
The success of the '. :ertalnment Is
due to the untiring effo '?{of Mrs. Mark
\V. Pevser, chairman o -ihe Entertain?
ment Committee, and hei ??slstnnts, Mrs.
C. W. M?sale, Mrs. W: 3. Kllnk. and
Mrs. "William Crump. Mr '?W. E. Woody
Mrs. James and Mrs. V?rasswltt had
charge of tho cream. Through the kind?
ness of Master Yost Harbaugh. the chil?
dren present were able to enjoy rides
{?.round the grounds at 5 cents each, on
a dear little brown pony. The ladles of
the Board of Managers of Chimborazo
Hospital, under whose auspices the enter?
tainment was given, wish to take this
means to thank all who In any way as?
sisted them, especially the trustees of St.
Patrick's School for tho use of the school
yard, Twenty-sixth and G'race Streets.
Miss-Annie Leahy's Triumph.
Miss Annie Beahy, the sister of Miss
Marie Benhy, who Is a teacher In. West?
minster School, this city, was valedic?
torian In the first graduating class of
trained nurs?i? In the State of Alabama.
The graduation exercises were held;
May 26th, in the' ompitheatre or St; Vin?
cent's Hospital. The Birmingham Age
Herald of Wednesday last In referring
to them says: :
Miss Annie' Deahy, tho veledlctorlan. de?
livered In the sweetest and clearest of
tones the class- fdrewoll, and she spoke
In the mast touching- manner of the Sis?
ters of Charity, whose-life and lessons hao
been woven in their own lives. She was
warmly applauded nt the end of her pa?
per. Mr. Oliver Challfnux touched all
hearts by means of a violin solo, and then
all were Invited to the Sun Parlor, whore
refreshments were served. Tho sisters
had decorated the great hospital with
rerns and other things beamlul to look
upon, until all sense of a hospital was
taken away, and It seemed what It really
Is, a beautiful, elegant and peaceful
Daughters to Meet.
St. John's Circle of King's Daughters
will meet with Mrs, William Crump
Twenty-seventh and Broad Streets,- Mon?
day afternoon at 5 o'clock. A full at?
tendance Is earnestly requested, as this
Is tho last meeting before adjournment
for the summer.
Coming Rummage Sale.
All who desire to contribute to tho
rummage sale of the Dadles' Auxiliary
or ?he Masonic Home, which commences
?.?.'.m<"7.?w' aire requested to communicate
with Mrs. H. Wi Davis, of Barton
Heights, or to call 'phones 2127 or 2903.
THe Closing Day Was a Most
Successful One.
The closing day of tho Richmond Art
Club's spring exhibit was most success?
ful. The crowds were larger and more
Interested than-ever befoi-e, and the sale
of pictures was decidedly- briak.
A-l.-uidscapo by Robert Burns Wllnonj
of Kentucky, found a purchaser.
One of the gems of tho entire collec?
tion "An Italian Boy," from tho virile
hand'of so charming an artist as Colin
Campbell Cooper, was among tho pictures
sold. (
Anoth?;r exquisite bit or canvas, done
by Miss Mathilde Mueden, of Washing?
ton, 15. C, an Instructor In tho Corcor?
an Art School, and painter of some o?
tho best tilings contributed to the ex?
hibit, was dispose?! of.
Tho" Art Club, now that the exhibit Is
over, can have nothing but pleasure In
looking back upon It. Thoy have been
tho factors In bringing to Richmond the
best examples of work from the beat
American artists.
From an educational and artistic stand?
point nnd through Its uplifting* and en?
nobling Influence, the exhibit has been
tho source of tho greatest possible good
as well as the greatest success.
Established a Century Ago.
/7*? U'R stock of Sterling Silver
^?"^ ware is the largest and best
selected, and offers the greatest
scope forth?, exerq'se of individuality
in selecting WEDDING GIFTS.
JgyUpon satisfactory references
wc will he plttiscil to scud guods
on approval.
1107 Pennsylvania Avenue,
Washlugton, D. C.
Specially Worthy Silks,
Specially Low Priced.
50c. Japanese Wash Silks, heavy weight,
all pure silk nnd Just the pick of this
season's choicest patterns nnd colorings,
now, per yard.Mo
Checked, Striped and Fancy Taffeta?,
entirely new effects, nil pure silk, heavy
weight; the usual $1 kind, now, yard..76c
27-Inch All Pure Bilk China Bilks,
heavy weight, pure silk, rich, lustrous
blacks, extra special values, 50c, 7."<!.,
$1 and.$1.25
Guaranteed Blade Taffetas, of extra
quality and weight. Value* that cannot
be- duplicated el^ae-where, 75o., 89c, 51,
$1.15 and.$1.25
Good and Low Priced.
Dadles' Bight- Weight Cotton nibbed
Vests, low nook and no sleeves, tnpod;
value V?lAc, special....10c
Dadles" ISxtrrt Quality Very Light?
weight Gnuz? Cotton Vests, silk tnped;
value 25c, spoolal.IB ?>? So
Dadles' Ribbed Dlsle Combination Suits,
low neck and knee lengths; extra values
50c, 75c., $1 nnd.$1.25
Ladies' Glove?
For Hot-Weather Wear.
Kaysor's Dlsle Gloves, guaranteed tips,
colors: white, black, mode and tan, 50c.
Kaysor's Silk Gloves, colors: white and
black, mode nnd tan, guaranteed tips,
Wo., 75c. and.?I
KayHcr's Bong Elbow Dength Silk
Gloves, whlto and black, 7Tic. and.$1
Dadles' Silk Baco Gloves, elbow lengths,
colors: white and black, $1.2.", $1.35
Our SI Negligee Shirt
Is the Best In Richmond.
Cut full and wide, perfect fitting, mndo
of madras and nainsook, ono pair of
cuffs to match each-shirt.$1
Ask to seo our Dress Negligee Shirts,
white, tucked and hemstitched and plea/t?
ed bosoms.$1
High-Grade Suifs
At Less Than half Price.
For this salo we have- selected about
35 Suits from our regular stock-. Tho ma?
terial: Cloths, cheviots and mistrals; <<oI
ors: blacks, navy, brown and tan, all
beautifully made; nicely trimmed; form?
er prices $15; $17.50, $20 $25 and $27.50; your
pick of any._.$9.98
The difference bctwecR this and last week's prices tell an interesting tale of saving for you,
A most important fact, too, these goods are in every instance new and ffesh, and just such
that present pressing wants will demand. Kvery dollar spent here during this sale will do dou?
ble duty, but to convince yourself, make your own observations and sec for yourself that
these are not idle boasts.
Suits, Skirls and Waists.
Properly and Stylishly Made and at Quick
Moving Prices.
Wash Waists, tho Kind Wanted by Good Drossers
at About Half Price,
i About 2.*,o o,i<i I.nwn Waists, broken assort
I. rnenls fiaam our regular Fitocks. Former prices
to $3.?0; your pick.08c. each
2 An extensive assortment of Fine Lawn Waists,
. elaborately trimmed, fashionably made, were
$,'1.00 and 13.50; your plcl<.$1.98
3?.S Btyles a.f Extra Kino and Sheer Dnwn Waistr?,
? mndo In tho newest nnd mont fashionable man
hnndsomely trimmed with embroideries, tua-k?-fl
and slfeevcs. Former prlceB $4.50, $5.00 and }0 00;
Wash Shirt-Waist Suits?3 Extra Special Values.
Regular $11.50 Suits, mndo of Madras, In whites and
colors, neat strip'.'? and dots; special.$3.98
Regular $10.f.O ta> $17.50 White DInon Suits, skirts
arid waists trimmed with heavy cluny Inces, tucks,
About 10 or 12 Odd Shlrt-Wnlst Suits, < from our
regular stock, slzi s 32, ZA and 3t?, whlto only. Prkies
were $0.75, $7.!ifi and $9.H8; your pick.$2.98
Silk Sf?&W&sf Suits,
Our entire stock of these all this season's most
fashionably mudo garments, of plnln and fnney taffetas,
light and dark grounds; neat effects, were $17.50 to
$19.50, now .,.$13.98
One Special in Summer Dresses.
An exceptional viilne. mndo of nn extra quality
whlto silk crepe <lo chine and pongee; very stylishly
made. Prices wore $27.50 to $87.60; to clean them
Wash Skirts.
200 Wash Skirts, mado In our house, fashionably
cut, sevn-gored, full lliir??, with ?ioublo stitched seams,
strictly tailored, trimmed with strapped scams and but?
tons; the materials are basket weaves. Oxfords, che?
viots, tan and navy, whlto clotted and black Oxfor<ls.
This Is positively tho best valuo ever offered; special
Silk Waisls a? Half Price.
An odd lot of 35 Silk Waists, of embroidered dot
pongee, dotted taffeta and wash silks, colors whlto, tun,
navy, green and red,' $4.25 to $5.95, now.$1.48
$6.98 "Waists now .$2.98
Tho Newest Wmb Goods
At Quhk-Muvinfi- Prlcas.
Printed Batiste, newest mid most fashionable pat?
terns nnd colorings .I2i??c.
Koechlln FrciW Host Printed French Organdies, in
figures anal strip?.;?, the usual 37He. kind, now.12Vi<*
Real Irish Dimities, newest and most fashionable
patterns and colorings .2r,o.
Silk Striped Oreiinillnes, noxv nnd stylish, every
wanted shading and black.25, 3?, 59, r,9e.
Linen Eta ml nos, the Idenl hot weather fabric, nil
linen .35c,
Kllk Mousselines, In new nnd stylish patterns nnd
colorines .BOci
Ootted nnd Embroidered Swisses, new and stylish
patterns nnd colorings.BOC. -to $2.25 yard
The entire surplus Block of Match Sots of a St. Oall
manufacturer, bought by us nt nur own price, and to
be sold to you nt. prices which aro nhont bnlf their
actual worth. They aro Swiss and Nainsook Edges unit
Insertions, all widths,
10, 12i/? m, 10, 2l>, 30, 35c. to $3.00 yard
An Emportant Sale of Laces.
Irish Crochet Bands, with Allovers to match,
30, 75c, $1.00, $1.50 to $*1.00
Parnguay Bands, with Allovers to match,
70a, $1.50 to $n.R0
Antique Lnoo Bands, nil widths_20, 87%, AS, 75o,
Cluny Bands, In both real ami Imitation,
IS, 20. 2.?C. to $2.00 yard
Point tlo Paris Edges nnd Insertions, In entirely
new designs .12 to r>oc
French nnd Herman Vals,, In c?lges nnd Insertions,
In an immonso assortment of new patterns,
25c. to $0.00 piece of. 13 yards
BInck Dress Nets, In fullest squnro or round mesh,
75e. to $2,00 yard
Rest Cluny Bnee Bands, entirely now,
CO, 85c, $1.00, $3,00
High-Grade Ribbons at PJfdsummer Prices
8-lnch All-Silk Soft Finish Black Taffeta Ribbon.
Tho 80c. kind; now.5!)c.
Same. 10-Inch, M.00 kind; now.-._G!>c.
5-lnch All-Silk Soft Finish Taffeta, colors- white,
pink, blue, preen. &o: Tlio 25c. kind; special.15'e.
5-lnnh Soft Finish All-Silk Sntln Taffeta Ribbons;
all colors. Tho 29o. "kind.19c. yard
Immense assortment of All-Silk- Novelty Ribbons,,
worth 69c, now .89o.
5-lnch Pongee Ribbons, with colored bordors. The
39c kind .29c.
leadles' nnd MIsbos' Bathing Suits, colors nnvy niul
black; special .JS.9S
White Goods
Tho Wanted Kinds at Honey-Sating
Dotted Swisses, embroidered dots, the
40c. kind.?....25e
Chocked Dimities; fino, sheer atad light
weight, tho102-3a-. kind.,_12140
Wash Chiffons, 40c., 60c. ?mal,....BOd
Paris Muslins, 40c, 50?:. and.00c
Freiiaih Organdies, 40c. to.?1.25
French N-ilnsooks, 3?e. to.$1
Persian Dawns, 20c. to.?.?Oo.
India D?nons, 10c to.3.rte
French Batiste, 2*c to.Otic
Sea Island Batiste, the idenl washing
and wearing fabric, 12'^c., l?e. ftrwl...,18c
Piques, light", mcdliiin and heavy coirrts,
12y2c, la', 2-.'f(\. 2r,c, 35c. and.IOo
Fancy Figured Piques, new and sty?
lish patterns, 19c? ffic, 29c. to..BOc
Striped .Medros In now arid stylish pat?
terns, 12'fce. t?.-.?.25o
?Mercerized Madras, Oxfairds, cheviots
and basket -weave?, 25c, 35c, 39c, 50c,
COc and.7Go
Mercerized Damasks, In new aiul ex?
clusivo ?loslgns, Silo., 50c, 75c. and.ffio
Mercerized Fancies In designs t;ontrolled
exclusively by us, 25c, inc., 40c. and..faOc,
The Mera Chiffon Veiling.
In green and brown, plain, dotted and
embroidered, 25c, 48c, 60c, 75c, 85c.
Oreen and Brown ?Modo ChJfTon
Summer Furnishings
For the Homer
Extra Heavy China Matting, In 4 plaids,
checks and stripes; extra values-?.22c
Japanese Dlnen Wa.rp Matting-, In tho
newest patterns and oolorings; Tho 35o.
kind, now..*..21a,
Sanitary Fibre Carpet, tho Ultoal fl<x>r
covering, 45c, G5c and.85o
Sanitary Fibre Bug and Drugfeets. 7?O.
lx2-yard Matting Rugs.;.^........59o
80-Inch Matting Rugs.*.,.14q.
Woven Hammocks, wltfr adjiistuiblo pil?
lows and stretchers, $1.50 to,..^.?,v..$5;
A $3.50 'ltaibreila-foi*$2.2&
Ludios' 26-lnch Close-Rolling Twllled
SUk Umbrellas, handle at imported
?wood, colors: red, navy nnd black, with
white dotted border; actually worth
53.50, now.$2.25..
Parasols at prioos to movoiarthem ofiaat;
Company Being, Organized
With a Gapital of a Mil^
lion Dollars.
In the great exposition which takes
place at Jamestown; Va., In-1907, the-Cor?
poration Commission, will-be called upon
within the- next- few- duys- to grant a
charter of- incorporation to "The- Negro
Development and Exposition Company of
tho-United States," with an authorized
capital stock- of ?l,000,O?O; It- is* formed
for the purpose of making thef greatest
showing at tlila exposition of what the
colored race ha:? done for themselves since
1E65.. by. the erection of a great build?
ing, upon the grounds that may be al?
lotted to them by. the Jamestown Expo?
sition Company-, that each State In the
Union shall have departments- for their
exhibits; that there-may be a olose ean
vass' made In' all- of tho States by the
colored people, having a-sufficient popu?
lation to secure exhibits, to be-placed to
their credit In the departments allotted
to them in* the proposed negro building.
This company, when formed, will work
under and by the direction, of the James?
town Exposition-Company, but they will
have their own officers, to consist of a
president, a- number or vice-presidents,
selected from the-different States; a sec
rotary, an- assistant secretary, a treas?
urer, a director general, a board of di?
rectors to bo chosen from the various
States, a- number of deputy gonorals to
be chosen In like manner, a. commission?
er general from ?iach State and an ad?
visory board-to be composed of a num?
ber of white gentlemen.
Tho presidency of this company has
been offered to Booker T. Washington,
but should' luv lind it' inconvenient to ac?
cept, as he Is already heavily burdened
by other obligations,- ihten' John Hi
Smytho, of Hanover, formerly minister
to Libei?ia and now president of the Ne?
gro Reformatory, will" be made president
and Samuel Harris, of "Wllllumsburg, Va.,
will bo made first vice-president. R. T.
H-ili,- of .'this city, cashier of the True Re?
formers- Bank; has b?jwi asked to act as
the treasurer, Tito' secrotury has not as
yet been selected, but it Is undrstood
he will be ?from this'city. The name of
Prof. D.' Webster Davis boa been men?
tioned for this position.
Among the representative colored men
from the different States who have-con?
sented to act on tho board' of directors
are as follows: Judge D, Augustus
Strakor, of Detroit, Mich; G. Hatcher, of
Clevoland, O.; Wtn, H. Moss; of Boston,
Mass.; Rev. J. Anderson Taylor, of Wash?
ington, D. Ci Joseph H. Stewart, attor?
ney at law, Washington, D. 0.) N. T,
Goldsberry, 'attorney- at law, Lynchburg,
Vavl Wta, S. irields,.a druggist, Peters?
burg, Va. | Samuel Harris, wholesale and
retail merchant, of Willlamsburg, Va.j
J. C. Carter, of Houston, Va., and a large
number of others.
A letter has been sent to the Governor,
General Fltzhug-h Lee, Mr. D. Lowen
berg, Colonel Aroher Anderson, Mr. John
Skelton Williams. Mr. T. C. Williams,
Jj\, Mr. Joseph. Bryan, Mr. Vlrglnlus
Newton, Mr. 13. Raab and Rabbi H, N.
Caliseh asking them to consent to uct
on the advisory board of the company.
Those interested in the organisation of
this company havo expressed great hope
and doslro that these gentlemen will ac?
cept, as they suy they cannot hopa to
succeed In their efforts without the co?
operation an?J assistance of the best ele?
ment of the white people.
Other representative colored men will
bo asked to accept office in the- com?
pany; among them will be Dr, R. 13,
Jones, Dr. J. Meada Benson, Oeo. \Y,
Bragg, J. C. Robinson, attorney for the
True Reformera; Rev, W. li\ Graham and
Giles H. Jackson, an attorney of this
city, is preparing the charter to be pre?
sante?! to the Corporation Commission,
which will be done tut* soon us tho Gov?
ernor and tho-other gentlemen, mention
ed have been heard from. Jackson will
also be a member of tho board of direc?
Otterburn Institute.
(Special'to The Times-Dispatch.)
AMELIA C. H., VA., May 30.?The
closing exercises of the Otterburn
Springs Institute were hold last night.
Tho large audience in attendance and the
community at. large i-greatly- regret that
Dr. Crldlln arid his family will leave. He
has accepted a call to tho pastorate of
a church in Manchester.
Medals were awarded last night to MIbh
Weaver for penmanship, Miss Trader and
Miss Reynolds Tor music, wlt?lG honor?
able mention ?van made of Miss Ethel
Start as an artist, , and Miss Bird!?
Smith In music.
The institute will be continued next
year under the management of Professor
W. B. Gates, A. B. and A. M., of Ran
dolpli-Maoon College, and wtfo has taken
postgraduate work at tho University of
Virginia. Ho cornos here directly from the
Mlllensburg Military School, of Mlllens
burg, Ky.
Get on Shortly.
The members of the Corporation Com?
mission hope to be In their new quarters
at the City Hall by the end of next week.
Four rooms on tho fifth floor have peen
engaged for the commission, nnd are now
being put in order for tho bot?y.
Mr. Akers Back.
Mr. E. G. Akers, former cleric to the
Railroad Commissioner, who has been
spending some days with his friend, Hon.
S. Wlilklns Mathows, on' the Eastern
Shore of Virginia, lias returner! to the
city and Is at Murphy's. Mr. Akers re?
ports that he bad a most delightful time.
The Senior Elocution Class
Present the Drama of
Tennyson's Princess.
(Special to Tho Tlnics-PIsimtcli.)
HOLL1NS, VA., May 30.?Tho com?
mencement exorcises of Holllns Institute
began to-night with Tennyson's Princess
{(dramatized), presented by the senior
olocutlon class, assisted by other students
of the elocution department.
The dramatis personal were as follows:
Gama, (father of tho Princess), Mary
Wortham, San Antonio, Tex.; Arac, Mary
Chandler, Knoxvllle, Tenn.; Twin
Brothers (sons of Gama), Mary Enunett,
Hagerstown, Md.; Mabel Bassett, Pa
latka, Fla.; the King, futhcr of tho
Prince, Rosalie Baxter, Elizabctii City,
N. C. ; Florian, Laura Mandvllle, Ithnpa,
N. Y.; Cyril, Jesslo Horren, T">oplarvllle,
Miss.; Ida, the Princess, Lucilo Carter,
Warrenton, Va.; Blandi?. Annie Clark
son, Jacksonville, Fhv. ; Psyche, Eloh;e
Carpenter, Clifton Forge, Va.'L Melissa,
Lillian Contourle, New Orlea"hs, La.;
Herald, Lily West, Richmond. Va.;
Guards, Rebecca Duke, Muysllck, Ky.;
Calloway Squires, Chllisburg, Ky.; Proc?
tors, Eleanor Lambert. Holl?n?,", Vn.;
Mildred Wlllinghnm, Soutli Boston- Va. ;
Maids, ?Hortense Henklng, New York,
N. Y.; Florence Lockhart', Paris, Ky.;
Girl Students, Editli Mc ImiKlilln. Hol?
llns, Va,-; Preddle 'Singer, Lumpktrr, Ga.;
Carrie Webster, Dallas Tex.; Made Wil?
liams. Pino Bluff. Ark.; Ssdlo Mucklow,
W. Va.; Ethel Thomas, Estell Springs.
Ky.; Nell Arnold!, Sherman, Tex.; Lila
Jester, Corsleann, Tex.; Etta Reaves,
Moulton, Tex.; Ethel Burson, Bristol,
Tenn.; Roberta Non', Mt. Jackson, Va.
The music was/ furnished by the Holllns
orchestra, led by Miss Anoona, the ?11
rector. Tho teacher of tho elocution class
is Miss Case, who deserves great cir'illt
Tor the admirable work ?lone to-night.
Sho was usslsted in tho vocal, part of Hip
evenlu?'B entertainment by Miss Annie
Mi Cheathum.
"Tho Spinster" ?he Holllns annual),
which Is Just out, is a. handsomo volume
of ICrt piiKCs. It abounds with beautiful
pictures, and has a good suppTy of poetry
nnd jukes nf high order. /jrioffJi other
poems Is one to Mrs. Churl??- TJ. Coeko,
who in lier flghty-fourtli yonp Isso ue
tl-l-p nnd energetic, nnd whom every ono
nt Holllns loyep,
The editors of "Tho Splnlsfor" are Miss
Mary Van Possen,. Masten, Va.) TM Isa
Miirjorlo Booth, Ohio; Miss Frances
I.iillu, Walt. Tenn.; Lucilo McCiiiro, Par?
ter, Va.; Miss Surah .Ori'tln, Va.; Miss
Frances Warren, Florida; Miss Margaret
MeCiillu, Texas.
Mat Bryson, Colored, Sentenced for
Fifteen Years.
(Sperlnl to Tliu Tliiu-i-ll|?patch.)
MARION, VA.. May SO.?Mat. Bryson,
Indicted for tho murder of Fred Roilth,
was triol to-day and convicted of mur?
der In the second degrco and sontCliced
for llfleen years. Tho dllllculty that re?
sulted In tlie death or Routh occurred
at Hultvllle, Va., last winter. Routh wus
afterwards taken to John Hopkins Hos?
pital for treatment, and died, there a few
days ??go. Mat. Bryson Is a yoim? riof-ro
about nlnclteon or twenty years of ago,
and Pied Routh was a young white nuin
about twenty-lwo years of ago.
Rapid Progress Being f/tado on jhe
Block at Fifth ami Main,
Tho lato Bprliig Is usually a dull time
In renting, but In spite or the season all
of our ugents report u brisk demand for
all kind of houses. , _
J. Thompson Hrowu un?lr ?Oompojiy,
agents for tin? Richmond Realty ana
DuVelopuient Company, Will ure building
ten stores und Huta ahovu at lit? corner
i,n Main uuil Fifth Streets, ruimrt that
iiuarly half of tho stores and Hals have
already been dlapoe?d of and rented, and
the ground floor Iiub not yot boon reached.
The corner store has been rented by a
combination of out-or-toivn local parties
for an up-to-date optical supply and jew?
elry stores. Two other of the stores
luivo been rented; one to one of the larg?
est dealers In plumbing and plumbing sup?
plies, mantels, etc., and another store has
been rented by one of.tho leading merchant
tailors of Richmond. Two of the Hats
ahovo have already been taken?the corner
by a well-known dental firm, and the
other by parties for dwelling purposes.
The entire' block is expected to bo
completed by the first of September. It
is expected that every one of the stores
and lints w'U he rented before their
completion, fis Messrs. Brown nnd Com?
pany are in negotiation with a druggist,
photographer and several other lines for
the rest of the stores, which may at any
moment bo closed.
The samo firm reports continuo?! activi?
ty In the sale of West-End lots, new
buildings, etc., and It is expected that
ground will bo broken next week for
seven now modern brick houses at the
corno;- of Park and Walnut Streets, which
will bo represented by the sumo firm.
And although the ground has not yet
been broken for the foundation, parties
are In negotiation for the purchaso of
one or more simply from the plans alono.
!s Getting Well.
Stanley Matthues, the ton-year-oltl son
of Mrs. Edith Matthues, who had his hip
injured at school some two or throe
months ago, nnd who was operated on
at the Old Dominion Hospital tinea weeks
ago, Is getting along very well.
Grand Moonlight Excursion,
Tho C. of M. of St. Patrick's parish
will have a grand moonlight excursion to
Dutcli Gap Thursdiiy, Juno 4th. Tho
steamer Pocnhontas will leavo her wharf
at 8 P. M. and return at IS. Thero will
be supper, refreshments and dancing. Tho
committee have spared no labor to make
this ono of the most pleasant trips of
the season. All who attond aro assured
a delightful evening.
Rev. Mr. Hydo Here
Rov. C. R. Hyde, of Fort Worth, Te,x?
Is the guest of Captain Hall on North
Thlrtloth Street.
Wo orfer Ono Hundred Dollars Reward
for any caso of Catarrh that cannot bo
cured by Hull's Catarrh Cure,
F. J, CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.
Wo, tho undorslgned, have known F. J.
Cheney for tho last 15 years, and behove
him porfoetly honorable In ?ill business
transactions and financially able to carry
out any obligations made by their linn.
WEST & TRUAX. Wholesale Druggists,
MARVIN, Wholesale. Druggists, Toledo,
Hall's Catarrh Curo-Is taken Internally,
acting directly upon tho blood nnd mu?
cous surfaces ?if tho system. Testimonials
sent free. Price 75e. per bnttlo. Sold by
all Druggists.
Hall's Family Pills are tho best.
Via U?e Seaboard Air Line Railway. "
l")n uceount of--.ho National Convention
B. Y. P. U. of America, to be held in
Atlanta, Gu., July thh-1'Jtli, 1003, the Sea?
board will sell round trip tickets from all
points on Its lines ut a ruto ?if ono faro
for the round trip, plus twenty-five cents.
Tickets will be placed on nula July 7th.
8th, Util and lUth, ami limited to return
July 16th, 1003, Tickets may bo extended
It presented to the special iig-ent botweon
the hours of S A. M. and 8 P. M. before
July mill, upon payment pf fifty cents.
to August liHh. IPO?. Rale from Rich?
mond for the round trip, $15,75, and from
Petersburg sumo rate. For folders; Pull
nnn reservations, and all other informa?
tlun, apply to any agent of the Sea?
board, or to Richmond Transfer <"o.,
No. Uli) K. Main Street, ticket ugents
at Jefferson Hotel, Murphy's Hotel, Main
Street station, or to city ticket ofllco,
No. Kin East Main Street. 'Phone ,lui.
* 55; P. SMITH. W. J. MAY.
District Pass. Agent. City Ticket Agent,
Commencing Juno tlth, iba Richmond,
' Frcderlelisburir ?nd Potiniia? Rullrouil
will sell, ?m Saturdays tmlv, round trip
week-end tickets 1'r.nu RlelHilonil to
Frederlcksburg uud Intermed?ala points,
at one fur?, ruto, good returning until
Monday following date of sale. Ii-rlunive.
Tickets on sale at ticket Oftlces. Hyrd
Street, Elba and Muln Streut station?;
Trafile. Munagea
710 Main Street.
Blue=F?ame Oil Stoves,
Gas Ranges,
Gasoline Stoves,
Ovens for Stoves,
Steam. Cookers*
Cream Freezers-,
Water Coolers,
Hose, Hose, Hose^,.
Filters, Filters*.
Cooking Utensils, ,'
Garbage Cans,
Oil, Oil, Oil, ?.
Gasoline. W
Orders from the Country
Given Prompt Attention*
710 Main Street.
Chronic Bronchitis end Catarrh of tha
Bladder Cured In 48 hours.
Superior ta Copaiba, Cubeb? or Injection?
To Petersburg Every Sunday via Aw
lacitlc Co.ist Line
Tick**ts good on all regular train* S'4n?j
duy. llmitt-it to date of sulo. For ticketd
tuld itirtlnsi" information, (?i>*>i)f to \VV
Htot?l?, Ticket Ast-nt. liyiat Street stU
tlon. C. a. CJiMi'VtMUttt-A
V ?irla-t l'aBsonger' Aj?*M|

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