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-THE LJCEJSE TAX Docturs i*IItl Ollicra' A]>pcai* Be? fore Joint Critiiicii Cotnniit Icc to Make Plca. A RICHMOND IMN SPEAKS Cluil'tcr Reconls of Two Impur tant lJ.tisincss Entcrpriscs " ln Pctcrsburg, (Spuciul t'o 'I'ho TlmOB4)|Bpatclf.j: ? l'ETKUSHriUI, VA.i Murcll 2T.~Plll" BlcbuiH, drntislB, llfo insuianco tigcnts and other woikcis In vnrlous ocenpatlona Itltido nrgiimentB for icducllon of the clty lleonse lux on llK'in beforo the FltittllCO Conmilll'-e of the Counell and Board pf Aldor'tiicn thls uftornoon, Urs. II. G. I.elgh, J. M. Hurkc and W. c. Powoli vnlced the' oplnlon of the medical faculty thnt the clty lle'etiso tax of twcnty-Ilvo tlollnrs. wlth the IncOme tax of $1.10 por l',undr"d nbove a thousiind dollur Incorne, ' lii addltlon lo" the Stnto laxea on thelr professlon, m'ndo nn t unJuBt. burdeti of Inxatlon. The faet that thlrty-elght Klntes had rcmnved tho tnx wus cspo clnlly emphnslstod liy the doctors, who hIh.j mado the polnt that the gratultoiis BC'rvlcos rendered by ovory modlcal man wore worth far moro to a coininunlty lliiin tho avernge tax. A. I!. Blalr. of Rlchmond. ropresontliig the Trarolleru' Insiirnnco Conipany, spoko for the reinovnl'of the one llimdrod dol Ints' lleonso tax nn llfo Insuranco com panlcH. After the argufnonts by profcBslona-; nnd biiBlnesH men pronilnent nominlttee nien sald thnt any Importunt chungcu ln th,. clty llcense tax oidlnanee for tho comlng year would be vory improbable. Tho now ordlnnnce wlll be reported to tho Counell nnd Board or Aldermen nt th,, Aprll meeting nnd goes Into effect Mny 1st. ?<? Tho chartcrs of two well-ltnnwn Pe tcrsburg cominerclal establ|8hihents. rc cenlly Iiicorpornlcd, wero recorded to-day ln the ofllce nf the clerk of the courts. The Peterflburg Grunlte Conipuny. whoso qiiiinlcs and other proporlles heur thls clty w<-re puicliased n few weeks ngo by Wllliam E. Dlbbell, of Baltlmore, Is ln corporated wlth a muxlmiim capltal of $100,000, mlnlmum, $10,000, nnd the fol lowlng oillcers: Prosldont; Wllliam E. Dlbbell; vlce-presldenl, 'Samiiel Whlte. of Beavor Falls, Pa.; soerotury and treas uier, Wllliam Penroso, of Bnltiinoro. Tho dlrcctorate ifi eomposed of these otllcers nnd II. B. C-llpln. of Battlmoro, and Wil llmc B. Mcllwnlne. E. A. llitrtley A Brother, one of tbe weallhlest and inost pronilnent commls? slon liousea ln the clty, Is .incorporntod, wlth a innxlntuin capltal of $.",0,000; niln iintim, $25,000. The ollfco'rs aro; prosl? dont. E. A. Hartley; vicc-presldcnt. H. B. Hartley, of Susse.v; secretnry and treasurer, Irving J. Hartley, of Petors btirg, a son of the. pre.slde.nl of the com? pany. FLIPPIN S-UIT. Depositions to be Taken at Crewe for Newberg, N. Y., Car Co. (Special to Tlie Tlmes-Dlspatch.) GBEEN BAV. VA.. Mnrch 27.?Mr! 'B. 'K, Cabcll, Of 'Rlchmond. Va., was hero for a few hours to-dy.v. representli.ig. tlie elfictxlo car company. of Newberg, N. V., ngainwt whlch Colonel Wllliam T. Fllppln. who clalma'to bo the falher of Charley Fllppln. who wns kllled at Newburg, N. V., some tlmo Inst yoar, has ontorod s.ult for the Riiin of SiVonn. It wlll be reniembered that at the tlmo nf Fllppln'a death, and when hls remains wero brbught to Burkovllle for Internient they wore uccoinpanled by several mem bers of a mllltary com'pa'py, of whlch Fllppln was a inambcr, thoy belloving 'that he was a Cancnslnn, but upon ar rlvnl nt. Burkovllle wlth the, corpse, they found that Fllppln wos not a whiio man, nnd left at once for thelr liomos, after carrylng out ns brlefly aB posslble, tho rltes they camo for the pu.rppac of observ Ing. An examlriatlon of the wltnosses wlll |bo held ln the town nf C'rowc lo-morrow mornlng. Mr. Cabell wlll lcave nn the r, o'clock traln thls evenlng for Crow'e. Col onel Fllppln. the plalntiff In tho stilt, is a cltlzon of thls couiity. inovlng' herc many years ngo from Burkovllle, whero the man who wns kllled by tho eloetric car was born and ralsed, nnd ns It is understood, employed Messrs. l>e nnd Thompson, or Farmvllle, as hls attor neys In prnsecutlng hls sult. _-? RESIST LICENSE. Ladies of Berryville Contend for One Side of the Street. (Spooial to The Tlmos-Dlspntch.) WINCHESTER, VA., Mnrch 27.?Tho women of Berryville are, reslsting tho grautlng of lleonso for a snloon lo bo conduoted on the oast sldo of Cliui'ch Rtieel. In thnt plnco, uJid to-du.y Mtss Fannlo Croiv, Mlss Jnnle Mooio nnd Mrs. Edwnrd Wall, wife of the. reotov of Grnco Eplscopal Cliureh, nppenred beforo .ludgo Harrlson, ln tho Circuit Court, and pro te.sted ngalnst Issiilng several llcensos. piaylng that ono sldo of the street bo lefl clenr for them whi'ii they Sn to nnd from the Eplscopal Church. Thero urt^ now thrco saloons on tho tye.Htcrh side of Church Street. Whllo niaklng repalra on a roof to-dny Wllliam McCoy, a young llnner. wiih biirled under an old ohlnmoy, whlch fell over on hlm wlthout a moment's wurn Ing. Mc.Coy wna Bovcrely Injuied on hls The Food Value oi Good Beer T6-Day it |8 a Reoognlzed Fact That Boer Ia a Food of Great Value. Pal.nl Rlue Rlbbon Ileor in a food of remai'kiibln; nourlslilng vnlun as well as H dnllelulis,' appellzlhg hnverhgo. .-Tnkeii wlth ni'oals II Is a tonlc of unqilcstlolioil mi'flt and n splimdld nld to dlgestlun. The smnll iiiuounl of tilcohol contnlned, in It-olily ,'i 1-2 pnr rellt.?IS Insulllnlelif lo iiet ns a stlmulnnf unloss usml Wltll exlretne Immodnnitlnn nlid'yet, lu qiintu Lr. I. ?M.-.P. Hnulwleh nf La (Irnhgfi S. C, It Irsttmcloilt to "nld dlgnstlon by ItK'iniisliiff tha itctlvlly of Iho stomanh." ile says fnilhnr: "I do not thlnk the inndnrnle usn of benr Injurlous to llm It-iiMh of adults, | bollove M to hn nf gl'cut nenellt by nldlng dlgnstlon nnd iisslliilKHInii. I thlnk boer Is of food VillUfl U> the huiiinn orgunlsiu on accotllll of thn hops nnd tnrnal ingredlents It conlnlns." J'absl Bluo Rlbbon - lll a prodtlct nf elght-day mnlt and elmlensl hops. It nnntains all the carbohydralns, prptelufl, pnlnslt alnl phosphorus, 6tc, found ln Iho mnlt tMIIdli, wlth tho tonlc qunllth'S nf Iho hops, mnkn It of n'n grnnl com ininillvo fond va.luo ns bread oi' mlll.. In Inct, Lln).lg, Iho colebrated Ocrninn chetnlslj rrt-llod i.ure l>onr "llquld bread." I'absl Bluo Rlbbon Is a suporlor beer In polut of ptirlly nnd clcannoss. No hniiHewlfn t.'ikes m'nro cnro or more pridn In the spolless clennllness of her kllchen thnil do tho proprlelorn of tlie Pahst browery ln tho nbsoluto cleanllness nf Ihelr plant and thn perfncl purlty n[ tlio Ingredlnnts uscd ln tlm manufacturo of .Pnlmt Blnn Rlbbon Bner. Pabst Bluo Rlbbon Beer should be In ovory homo. Jt ls wlthout questlon tho best beer for the slek or tlm well, be eatise It toncs and Invlgorales at tlm snnib lllno that It furnlshes strcngtb nnd licalth hiilldlng materlal for the body, In siippnrt of thls stutement Dr. Jamen 13. Pllcher of .Carlyle, Pa., pormsuicnt Kccrelary of Mlillary Surgoons of tho l". S., nnd flrst Vlco-Presldent. of tho Asso Clatlon nf Medical Kdltors bf tho V. S., I? quoted as saylng: "Kveryono knows Ihnt. inalt bcverages aro tonlc as well as sllghtly stlmulant nnd of the hlghest ad vaatage In cases of deblllty from wastlng dlseaso." ( We fno) snfe In snylng thore ls no malt bevnrnge that can compare ln tonlc. Imnlth and strength buildlng qualltles with Pabst Bluo Rlbbon Beer. PABST BREWING CO., Richmond Branch, EUGENE BLOTTNER, Manager, Phone 386, Hancock and Marshall Sts. Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer Order a Case for your Home To-Day. head, ln tho baek of whlch a lerrlble gash was infllntnd. Jt Is statod he Will rncover. MR. ABOTT INJURED. PromiBent Bedford Citizen Vic tim of a Rotten Well Rope. (Spoolnl to Tho Tlmes-Dfspntch.) FORKST DEPpT. VA.. March 27.?Wbilo ctcaning out i,ls well at Bedford Sprlngs, Va., a fow days ago, Mr. W. D. Abotl. a very promlnent citizen of ? that. plriee, uas badly injured by a roe brcaklng whlclrwas lnttfng hlm down in tlio Well; ? Hls son. had just beon down in tlie wnll loadlug tho buckot, and rctumod to the top, when hls father slarted down. Had hls snn neihaincd in the well ho probably would never have known what strtick him. Mr. Abplt forfu'nately dld not havo any hones broken, but. rccelvtd some very had cnts nbout thn head nnd body, and Is probably Intornally Injured. lio is in thc insurnpnn business, and at one tltne wns a promlnent merchant of Bedford Clty, Va. x ( ?.- ?-?, THE BLUE RUN HUNT. New Club Chartered With Excel lent Membership. - (Spcclrtl to Thn Tlmes-Dispatch.l SOMERSBT, ORANGE CO., VA., March 27.-T-A short while ago It was annouhced in The Times-Dlspatch that "Thn Bluo Rldgn i-Iiin't Club" had beon organlzed at Bomersct, Vn. It should have been the Bluo Run Hunt. whlch has been char? tered for all thnt goea tn promote and make pleasant and healthfltl thp huntlng lleld. Tlie followiug are charter mem? bers: Wllllam Duponi. president and treasurer; J; X. Andrews, M.'F. IL; O. \V, Barbotir, secretary; K. F. Golsan, R. L. Coleman, J. S. Andrews, K. L. Goss, George Jilim, Frank Xalle, J. 1'!.' Mc Comb, M. 'I'. Hplladay, Jr., Orango county, Va.; Alnxandcr Cameron. Thomas Atkin son, F. W. Hannewlnckle, Richmond, Va.; Speneer L, Carter, Baltimore, Md. > CONTRACT AWARDED. Franklin, Va., to Have Asphalt Sidewalks on Principal Streets. (Speclal to Tho Times-Dlspatch.) FRAISMCLIN, SUFFOLK COUNTY, VA.. March 27.?A oonlrnct for fnying asphalt pavomenl on all the ? principal stveets, was awarded to-day to W. II. Barncs, of Suffolk, he belng tho lowcst bidder, at $1.20 per squaro yard. Work will be begun Aprll 15th, to bo completed not later than Soptemher 1st. Blds'for Installlng watcr works will be awarded Aprll 6th'. Jl.oOO for lwrowed money. ?-' Death Picks a Shlning Mark, (Speclal to Tho Tlmes-Dispatoh.) FORDWICK, AUGUSTA CO., VA? March 27.-Uttlo Albert Joseph Kllll rr.eyer, nged throe years, elnven montns, nnd elght days, dled of acuto nnpbritls March S2d? at the honie of hls purents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Klllltlieyer, nt thls pluco. Tlinugh young In yenrs, ho was a romnrltablo child. In that ho senmed lo havo the wlsdom of a man, nnd hls lll lio fnco nnd hrlglit snylngs will be sndly missed by tlio largo clrcle of frlends who know and loved hlm. I, P, A..OF M |l|t| SKEGHES They Wlll Pttll Togelher ln the Mtlcage Bill and Olhcr Matters, (Hpoeiiil to Tlie Tiiires-lJlspatcll.; PETEltSMIj'Bi.l, VA., Alnndt 2i,-lJ0?l C, Travellers' t'roteetlvc AsBoclutlon ait' niiiil- ineollni! lo-nlglu. was disilllgtllalicY for nnustial Interest, perfocl uccoi'd, goot icporto, by ofllcei's nnd commltteo ehnli iiitiii nnd throo rlnglng iipfceohes b'y fflaU Chiilrinau II. \V.. Splllman. of tho Itall roud Commlttee; Tliomas Polndcxtcr and Josnph WullersUln, of Iho Iliehmotltj J'Oht. All of tltflli empliiiHliUJil the llnportuilcc of r'nllfoaU l.ito leglslatlbn nnd tln: vnlut of the luvdalltin's wdrlt for tlie in tt'tolimigdati) mllbtigc blll rccenlly puhb cd by the I.eslslulure, cxhorllng nll meiii l.wrs lo pttll .togotller ln nll work' am: not regard the organlzntlon uit a uiert Insuritlico company. Splllman 'urged hppqln.tmcnll.iy ench post of three ihembcra ns a sleeilttg com tnlttco to fonn u buueus for selbctlon ol Stnto oflloot'B' at. convntlon. Nearly ull otllcers and eominitloc ehnlr mon of Post C. wero re-elected as fol lowsi President T.' 8. ' l.leckwlth; Vice PtoHldent, R. E. Liinsford; Secrclnry nnd Treasurer, R. \V. Prltohctt; Board of Dl rcctorB-J, H. Bltlloy, ClieBtcr Sihepard, J. B. Jolly, Jr., E. ' A. Hartley,. J. H. Slater, U. D. Pcrclvtil, Kobcrt Cabinass. Nlnotoen dolcgatea were eloqtcd to the State conventlon In Jtlelimond In May and on motlon of J. H. Balley wero in struc'ted to iniike a strong Btund for Post C's r'lght to a representatlvo at tho na? tlonal conventlon' in Buffalo ln .Tune, whlcli was not accorded to lt ul tho Inst conventlon. Bev. Dr. W. C. Taylor, chaplaln, nnd Dr. H. G. I.oigh. post physlclan, woro le-eleeted l.*y nc'clmatlon. ? SURRY COURT. Holloway on Trial for Attempt ing to Shoot Deputy Treasurer. (Speclal to The Timea-Dls7>atch.) SURRY COUBTHOl'SE, VA., Mnrch 27.?Court convened hero to-day wllh Judge J. P. Barham, of the Corporation Court of Newport News on the. hench. Thomns Wllliains, colored, was Indlcted for folonious cuttlng. ,Ioo Holloway, col? ored, wns arralgned for attemptlng to shoot Deptuy Treasurer O. M. Cocke, whlle in the offlcial dischargo of hls duty, and th0 ease Is b'elng stubbornly fought on Iboth sldes; The Gommon'wenlth is' represented by J. G. Bohnnnoh, iiBslsted by Mr. Bernnrd nnd Colonel R. E. Boy ?klns. One'Of the newly electe'd Ciroolt 'Court' Juflges and F. E. Ilolmes, congres slonal asplra'nt,were here. The sesslon of the court Is cxpected to last for several days. There will be a mccting of the farmers assneiation here Ttiesday,. April 3d. The Board of-Dlrectors have accom pllshed much good already in obtainlng better terms ln the purchaso of thelr gunno. VIRGINIA BRIEFS (Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspalch.) BOYDTON, VA., JMarch .27.?Mr. Jamos HUdson'lost a vama'Die horso Saturday ny bclng stuck ln a quagmlro in the public load some two mlles south of here. Th.B snow nnd hnll waa fnlling furiously, nnd tho arilmal was bo chilled when tuken otit thnt be dled soon thercafter. COMOK'N, VA.-Dr. J. Sydnor Maasey has been seriouslv slck for Iho pnst wcek. CilESTERFIEED, VA.-Thc Board of Suporylsors yesterday adopted resolutlons of regrot over the death of Mr. Janios H. Bailey, meinber-from Clovo'r Ilill Dls? trlct. Mr. AV; Ira Robertson and Mr. Ellis Martln. of Winterpock, are spokon of as probablc candldates to succced Jlrl Bailey. FREDERICKSBURG, VA.?Mr. fipriry HIdon, Jr.. formerly of Ornnge county, recontly of Birmlngham. Aln.'i has been appolnted to a poBltion on tho Quito nnd Gu.iyaqult Rallrond In Ectindor, whlch he haa accepted ar.d wlll be ubsont from the country for three years. EYNCH'S STATION, VA.?In n frelgbt wreck two mlles north of thls plnco thls afternoon three enrs were totnliv wreck ed and several more deralled by spllttlng a switch. Trnlnmaster Mlller wns sllghtly injured. NOKFOEIC, VA.?Tho Antl-Tubercu losls J^ague of Norfolk began cllnics for eohsumptlves to-day nt No. II Queon Street. Drs. .lames W. Hunter, J. J. Aliller nnd Burnley Eankford wlll attentl tho cllnics. Nurses from the ICIng's Datightors' Ilospltal wlll nttend the whlle pulleiils nnd colored nurses the colored. SUSSEX. VA.?Tho records In the clork's oltice for 1905 shnw murrlago II CCIlHqs issucd as follows: Whlle, 'M; col? ored, M. SAEEM, VA.-Preaident .1. A. Moore hend aimouiices thnt Andrpw Carnoglo offers to give $35,000 for u now endowtnont fund of Ronnoko Collogo when a llke sum has been raised and tho ijebt nf $10,0)0 on the now bulldlng T7a*a' been pnld. WINCIIKSTIOR, VA.-.ludson ,lell, of Wnrren county, the nlneicnn-vear-old negro, who wns rirrbstod nt Ilarrlaluirg, I'ii., for tho inurder of nnnthur negro nian nitmr^i .Tackson at Itivertmi, Va., about .i nioiith ago, haa liron lodged In Iho 1ail at Herryvllle. The Front Roynl iiiil is' bemg i-elnillt. Jett Is suld to havo klllod JacK wn becauso of joalousy, and was at lnrgo unlll roconlly. WQODSTOCK', VA?Tho Strasburg I>and nnd Improvement' Company, ol' Strasburg, tlie only land development enm ?mny orgunlzed In this county durlng tho loom ol' JSM, will be finnlly llquldated ln t short timo. Tho stockholders wlll ro ?olyo a sccond (fTStrlhntlon of Ihe por cent. m t)io par valtio of thelr atocl?. Halt! Says the Sentry Stop a momont and think of what you ete doing. Your palate is Bentinel to your Btomach, If it rebels at the nauseating drugs, chemiijals nnd greasy oils you aro taking, it ia time you were coming to a halt. Fehr's Malt Tonic is a palatahlo, pleasant and most acceptablo Tonic, Gratefully reeeived by the most senaitivo stomacli or wealcened digestion. Simple ir? composition, nothing but Hops and Barley. A riour "ishing liquk} food, that's all. But ifc builds you rlght up, its gbod efjects aro felt from ihe very fh'3t.. Makea Btroug.pe.rvea, ^eJaBtic muscles, red, rieh, sustaining blooq\ . .,,' _r ??For Sile by all Drofirtw-? FeW* Malt Tonic Dept., LouioviHe.Ky, THE 3d MCTOR Thn followlnir lollor wns UhHillcltxil: Hrmh*rhnnd llnllroml Tfttlnmert, ? .V?W nr Nevof Lodfeo, S'o, ;,ir. IlKM.klyn, .V. V.. Autf. II. IM3. .), .1, Fiilton r..., H;ni FrnMClKCO?Oritr Klr.i; l t'ft It my (lutV lo Vrllfe J'OU nf ymir woflddftlil llr-mil (Minprnmd for ? n^BhCx 1)I?m??. rt I* ? thn nin>t Wolfllofflll fhltiffM ovor know nf. I lind Hi'lKtil'M..|il<iaa<|? ln,A hio?t. irliicnl wny, iilld'fW', mfftOn RllVo lil'o up m n potinr. Ho thi' tvlfo I'.-irto.i a ih,inJ/,ilto snid tho unly hoptl I liinl ns ln yoilr iltrillolni'. It wni Rottcli M mo nl one* nt 200 llromlwny. ,\. v, |t| ?><vm dnys-llio dropjy lofl ni6 nml my <*;"..? g.,t no I nould KV ,|dlto plfllll. ntld l hnvn l.ncn r;n thr Improvo-f ver fIiIco. 1 illil oll thc elghth lioitl". nnd nin ntde tfi Wflllt nroiinil nnd fr.| hn muell llko IllJ'SOlf thnt I OK|"'',t tn go I i work lioxt Mnnilny. I nm rt strnm II. 15.' conrtifctbri fc you Ml> i nniHt fe?l plotty good to l,o rtlil" to linmlle a trnln. I Mmll centlnut) wllh tlio lion.ai coiiipniinii tlil 1 nm ?ur* li imr< niitde My v.nnilorfuj onro ponnnnrm. TrnvJiij? ilnit u|l ivlll do n? wolLriirl have. . I ? Your.i. l-\ HL1S9, l( alewart.Jt.i Ilroildyn, X, V. Noto ih.'if nrt'.'r Jtt'O ilqotOM hud fnllod wlth loo. qnlJiOilox troainientiri broritl nnyslclitn pre rei-lhi'd lli? only thitiK klpmr. tiinl eottlfola nrlghl'fl lllscnse nnd n.ivfd w<% pntlent'ii llf''. Mnid for b'.oklot on tho clirabltlty nf llrli?lit'n Ulsonso lo .Ino. .1. Fnlton (Jo., 103 WiudilntftOh Blrcet, Bfth i-'ranclsco, or to Chvons & Mlnor Dniit CO',! llUhinond. When lo ?ii?<pi>ct Hrlght's DIsoaM! WCaktteM or l<m of wpIkM: jiOffy anklos, hand.i or ?yc IM?; Dropsv; Kldnoy troublo nftr-r tho tlilr.l rnontli; url'n" nmy sliow ("dlmont; falllllB vlsion; drowslhcsS! ono or more of tho.-o. BL!NDED WITH ANGER IHlf ,HIS. OW F1THEB A. S. Shields, Prominent Farmer, Wounded in Both Legs. (Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspaicn.) . CIIATHAM, VA., March 'JT.?A. S. .Shields, a promlnent nnd wcll-to-do fnrin er of Spring Gardon, was shot through both thighs by hls son. Charllc,' ln a shooting affray In the farmer's yard Mon? day afternoon. Churllo Shields somc tlme ago had a fuss with hls cousin, John .Shields, about a rovolver. Monday mornlng It was re newed, Monday afternoon .lohn Shields wont to the homo oT Charllc Shields, and wns met In the yard by Charlie's father, and whllc talklng to .lohn, Charllc omerged'from the housewllll rovolver In hand and at onco openod flro on John ?wlthout a word of warning. Hls alm was wild, and tho bullet Intended?<for the objoct of hls rnge pierred hls father In thn fleshy part of one thlgh, golng through both, eauslng a very scrions wound. John Shields ls about twenty soven years old, marrled, and resldes on a farm adjolhlng his cousin, who Is ten ?yoars hi=; junior. All aro promlnent cltl 7.ens of the Sprlng Gardon locality'. . No nrrcsts-hnvc yot boen mnde. Right After Slop Shop Men. (Speclal to Thc Tiroo's-Dlspatch.) .XKWPORT NEWS, VA., Mprcil L'". Doptlty Unlted States Marshal Mlller to-day arrestod F. Dennle and M. EjilnUo wits on tlm chnrgn of recelvlrig unlfornis from snilors, taking tlio case pul of Ilio hands of thn loc.al authorltlp's. The. prln oners were. bailed ,to appear beforo Cpm mlssloner Carrett ,YSaturday ; mornlng. \ -:--*--? FIRST CHURCH MEETING. br'..Riley Pr^aching^'tb^Lafge and Interested Congregations. The meotlng a( the Klist Raptist Church deepeii's rind wldens ln latorest: Yosterday mpruing iit the soconrj hpur Dr. Riley spoke to thn sttidehts at'Rich mond College. on "Agnnstlcltem, or the Khowlng Miln's Negatlons." ' ln the afternoon at 4 P. M. hn addressed a mtxed andlenec at thc church on thn theine; "Bap'tlsm of the Splrlt." Mat thew 3:11. Ile called nttcntlon to the fact that bajitisni, wlien employed wdlh rpference to the Splrlt, Is S fi'gnrntive ex r)resjs|pjv-;lii ^>y(er ..words,. lt did not In volve the llteral baptlsm, but i's n'oho tlie less renl on that account. Tlilngs nrn >\ot Imiiglnery' bocause they are splrlt ,iial. Tho Ar^Jstln Paul sald: "Thore is a' niituml body and th'ere ls a splritunl body." Tlio latler is ns rcal as the foniier, nnd the baptlsm of thc splrlt Is as real as bnptlsm In walcr. And, In fnct, ls symbnllzed by wato'r bnptisni. Tlioso who recelve tho baptlsm or tlie spirit are the favprcd believers. God ls no respeeter of persons, but Hls spo cinl blossings aro u'ppn those ^1? K'va placo to the same. Baptlsm of the splrlt Is not for saints only, but God has mora pteasure ln givlng the splrlt than enrthly parerits in givlng best glfts tti thelr chll? dren. Bap'.ism of spirit ls thc secret of I.ower. Dr. Riley 'prenched last nlght to a largo enngregalion on "PresiunptloUB Slns." 'I'liero were three converslons. Dr. Rlley's stibject thls afternoon will bo "Bnptlsm by Flro"; Thiirsdny after? noon, '"Thn Bellbver's Vlo'tory ? Ovor Deiitli and Iho Grave"; Frlday aftornoon, "Tho Pefil of repulnf Pleasures" (whlch will be a spu clnl talk m young people): to-nlglit, "The Unpnrdonn.blo Sin": Thtfrsdn.y nlglii. "Four ISxcuses l^rom the Streets"; I.'rl day nlght, "Sonio More Bxeuses From thc Streets." namIEsFarbor day. Govcrnor Appoints April 16th and Urges thc Planting of Trees. Mondny. Aprll ICth, ls deslisViated a^ Arbor \)i\y ln Vlr.qlnin by aovnrnor Swansnn In ? prOelnniatlon Isslied (.voh tordny. Tho Oovernor nnys: "Pursuiint to a statutory p'roylslo'n rp? nulrlug thc Oovernor to dnslgnntn annit nlly ln the sprlng a. nny 10 nn unown as Ariior Day, I therefore pioelaltn Monday, Aprll 10th, Arbor Day In the Common woalth of Vlrglnla. "J recoiiimend and urgo that thls day bo observed throughout tho Htuto na a dny of plnntlng trees, shrtibs nnd vlnns iihoui the hoiiscii, on prlvuto lawns, Iu school yurds nnd nbout puhllc grnunds, Iu tnwn, clty nnd county, tlius contrlbut Ing to Ihe wcnlth, eornfort nnd nttrnctlou of the State." lice!^se~t~axes. Bills All Made Out, Ready to Be Recetpted. Colleclor Frnnk W. Cunnlnghnm has lluishod inaklng out nll tho bllls ugaiiist people for speOinl lleonso laxes for tho year 1900, Jlo and hls deputles wlll tako pleusure in reeeiptlng tho sanio for any nnd nll purtlos wlio wlll cnll nnd pay up Ihe fuec value 01' the BUino, beglnulng ut 9 o'cluck thl.s lnotnlng. Iu tho liinguugo of the clrcus mnii, the collcdor thlnks lt wlsc to "ciill eurly and uvold thu rtish." Sroall Blaze, A flro.Jiv tlio, lioiuoof Mr. I.. F. Barncs, No. IHl Floyri Avcnuo, yosierduy morn Ing. was I'aused by tlie exploslon of leak Ing giiB. whlch 'buoanio Ignlteri by Mr. IliiriiPN Birlklng a nnt tell ln one of iho I'ootus. Tho lli'n flcpartment rnsponded prninptly, and Ihe duinugo umounted to lo&a than a $100. Mr. nurnea mliuuu Joualy vucujied u,'?y serious Injury, PRESinEfllHS TO Men Dcsirc to Do Actlve Church Work?Dr. Phillips Ad dresses Mecting. A conitnlttee, colislstlng of llev. Dr. J. C. Stowart. lJi',,Ilusue,ll Cjecll nnd Dr. F. T. MeFudon, wus uppoiiited at lt meet Ing of the Presbytorlun mlnlsters Monday, for tho plirppBo of orgnnizltig n men's ussoclutloli lo brliig tho church's mnlo membnrs iu Itlchmoiul ln closet' touelt wlth ench othnr, to the ond that Cluls lluii worlt be udvnnced more rnpldly. Tho cnnimlttec' ln to inuko Its report ul the nexL incellug of ,1'ne. MlnlBleiH' Asso clutlon. ?,. ? ? At Mondny's mcetlng Dr. A. t,% Phil? lips, Hiiporlntendenl of Htlfu'Jity schools. Bpnho of the greut Interest thnt ls belpg tnken throughout the country lu the Chrlstlnn work of nion's orgunlzatlons. Ho inentionod espcclully the St. Andrcw's Brotherhood nnd tho energetlc work lt Is doltig ln I'lttsburg. Dr. Phillips snld that whnt Is.necded ls ,i. iinlversal bro? therhood thnt. will closely connect nll tho Pif.'sbyterlnti chinches In the South, nnd be promlscd to brlng It beforo the Cton'eriii Asscmbly, whlch ' meots on the 16th of May In Greenvllle, S. C. Dr. Phillips suggested that the organlzutlon be cnlletl the "Prcsbyterlan Rrothorliood." All who heard Dr. Phllllps's plnn e.v, plalned wero enthuslastlc over It, and speedy restilts of tho present effort nro oxpectcd. NO FEVER in n. orleans. Confederate Veterans Need No Fear to AttendReunion. lt havlng been reportod thnt there wns n. rccent case. of yellow fever In New Olleuns, Mr. J. Taylor Strntton, iidjiltailt of R. E. l.ce Camp, No. 1, Confedernte Voterahs,'' knowlng thnt rriany per sons from Rlchmond wtre going T.i the reunlon there on Aprll 2ath, deeided to get deflnlto Informatlon at once and wrote to Gencral W. E. Mlcklc, ndju tant-gcneral, 1,'nlted Confcderato Veter? ans, Now Orleans, aaklng for Informa? tlon from the propor health authoritles. Yesterdoy ho recelved three telcgrams, ono from Dr. G. II. Wlon, presldent ot tlin Eouislana Stato' board of health; ono from Dr. Kohnke, of olty health board, and one from Dr. J. H. Wlilto, surgeon public health and mnrine hospllul scrvlce. The telegrams, all of the aamo tenor. The one from Dr. Wlon reads: "Lnst case of yellow fover, November 21, 1305; absolutely no case or nnythlng susplcious of yellow fever In clty or State. Post epidomio fumlgation extcn sive. Do not expect nny fever thls year." BEAUTY AND HEALTH. Deep Interest in the Illustrated Lecture by Prof. Sedgwick. Tho comlng of Professor W. T. Sedg? wick Frlday evenlng next, to lecture nt the Academy of Muslc under the an.-. plces of speclal counell conitnittees, is forwardlng a comprehensiVf, tnovement in n questlon of Intense concern and vlt il Interest to overy eitizen of'Rlchmond. Hla lecture nn health and snnltatlon wld be IlTustrated irt the most attractlvp mnn ner nnd presented from n prnetleal stand polnt, hacked by sc.ience and experience. There is ha'rdly a. douht tjiat (ho Acatl ?emy wlll iho. packed wlth ,'oitlzons Inter ested In: (hls 'niovemerit by tiie Health Commlttee and the Clvlc Eoague for n moro llvablo nnd bcauliful clty. FOR GOOD OF SERVICE. Adjutant-General Discharges 8 Men from Petersburg Company. Adjiitant-Oencral Anderson yestcrday re? celved a letter froin Captriln llenry V. I'arhani, of f'etersliurg. eniiiinnnder nf Company (1. Seveniy-second Vlrslnla Reglinent, rerniestltiK that lio illsehurge elqlit men "for the good of tlie servlce." The men aro Prlvates UhnrioJ F. Brynn. I.eon A. Ili-'an, KIcliniillM. CSnllton, Jlelljillldll II. Hugjies. SBJtmjeL_C. Itllti'lllllHOIl. John \V. Motiroe; Oeorgo S. Slurrny and Uenrgo W. Nerinon. CaptHln Purha mcomplalns that tho men uio hnliltual non-attehdanls, and thnt they uro only n hlndrancq to the welfaro of tlie com? pany. As, he snyn, thelr presence on Ihe rolls proventn lihn froin onllstlng good men who wlll Joln tlie coiiunand as soon as lio hns rooro for them. The Adjutnnt-aeneral Issucd tlie dismmsnl ordoi'H yontorday afternoon. Colored Spanish War Vets. A speelnl mcetlng was held by tho YVI1 llam A. Hanklns Camp,' No, 0, colored, United States Spanish war veterans, Monday to arrango for the entertalnment of Commander-ln-Chlef Mnjor Charles R. Mlllor, of Cleveland, O., who wlll nrrlvo hero to-nlght on nn ofllclal vislt. An Invltatlon to be present nt the Gcn? eral JOBOph Whoe'lcr niemorlnl celebnir?*i iu Atlnnta has been received. 'I'ho Whooler Memorlal Assoclnthui wns ex tonded a vol.'a of thnnks for tho rocognl tlon. On ICmaurIpatlon Day next wepk, tho camp Inteii'is lo purado. Odd-Fellows' Meeting, Patrlck llenry l.odge. No. 12S, I. O, 0. IF., held u well atlehded tiicellng ni Smllluleal Ifull last ovenlng, No. 12S 's ln n flourlslilng condltlon nnd Is one of Iho largost lodges in Ihe clty, District Dpptlty Cfrnud Miisters ,1. n. Smllh nnd G. W. Gr.'ives wero present, nn were nlso sevornl vlfllthlg hrothers. Questlnns n.p pertalnlllg lo the session ln llils clty of the Grand l.odge ou the 8th. llth and 10th of May wore cllscussed. Four candldntcs aro waillng for Iho second degreo. Aftny the meothtg n snioker was held in honor of the vialtors, Beneficial Association. A largely nttonded ineetlng nf (ho Con trnl Bonnficlnl Association v.na hold in r,,o Cnmp Mnll last lllgllt. Mr. DcuiiIh Stillivnn wns olented flnanclal Hccretnry. Words of Praise for the Great Remeciy Kllxir Babek, (ho only sure curo for Mularla. Chllls and Kevor, is li|glily en doi'Hod by ihoueands. I Imieby eertiry Ilnit I linil been iMiffer lug wlth suvcrn nhllls uu'^inhlailn fnvnr for several mohllis. Ono bfitlln of ".Kllxir Uabek" hns 'aft'entml a porfnct I'lirc. I havn had no symptomn of chllls sliioc, and novnr felt bntlor. M. 11. LATIMKU. JCInvnnth Streot and iviiiisvlvanhi Avn nun, VVM.'iii^nton, p, (.'. A. M. IvI'poJiowsiil-^Denr Sir.--Jt hIvok nlea.stirn (i> eortlfy Ilnit Iho "Kllxir Ha boU" eured nin of nhllls itiul inalarhil fnver, wlth whlch 1 havo sufforcd for a |png linio. AL'GUST KI'l'S. Nance's Shnps, \'a, I havo trie.l "Habok" fpr tlm pnsi four years, liolh as a prevnnlatlvo. and eiirn for mnlnrla, and found It (o bn luora (Itan ln nlnlniod for It. Wltlioui It I would hn nbllgoil tn nlinngn my rnsldnnen. as 1 can iiot t.'kn riuinlne lu nny of its fniuis, ? J. MIDDLKTON. Foiir-MIln riun. Va. I'OR SA(-K HV ALL niU'OUISTS. A $10 Nest Egg Starts You Saving apd Making Money t? you havo a $10.00 "nest egg" nnd want to see your money grow rapidly, draw large scmi-aununl dividendS) and earn a hnndsomo surplus, our plan will intcrcst you. This is a great clcaring house for savings-profits. We have taught over 200,000 people how to makesav!ng9,gT0ay nnd yleld large dividetids. ^ Alrcady we have distributed over ihree and one half vnllions of dollars to tho moncy-savcrs of thls countryl Tho enrning power o? money ls so much greatcr than 3% a year, thnt a bankcr who,has the use of saviugs for that paltry sum, soon grown rieh from tho prolits that pile up on top of the amount given you for jwo'Sharc. He turns It over and over, and it grows with cvery turn. ? Becauso ho has Inside knowlcdge of its earning power, and he uscs that knowledge for his owu private gain. By our plan, you get your full s/iare o? Divldonds, 5^ guaranteed, you get all of the principal and a share of the Surplus earnings of the Company. j , ? - -?=?? .. yj^ have assets of over tfircc and ? half millions of doilars, with the largcst State Deposits o? any Bond Company ln the World. We are guided by the experience of over fourteen years in the hand llng of savings mvestments. Our business is under the direct controt o? various state laws and subject to. p'eriodical oflicinl cxaminations. I? you honestly want to save, we stand ready to start you on the right road to financial inde pendencc. Call at our office and talk it over, orwritcusand fullin formation will be furnished by return itiail. Drop a postal for free booklet "About Gold Bonds.'" Postal Card Brlngi This Book FREE About Gold Bonds :m AMERICAN RE8ERVE BOND CO 713 Mutual Aasuranoe Bulldlng ^612 Amerloan Natlonal Bank Bulldlng GREAT TIMBER SALE IN ?L Blackstone Manufacturing Com? pany Sells Large Part of '?" Holdings. '? ?>" (Speclal to Tho Times-Dlspatch.) MIOIIKltltlN, VA., Mnrch 27.?The largest tlmber deiil reported in thls county was made by thn Hlaekstone Mnnufae turhiK Company dtirlng thn past wcek, when they dlsposcd of thelr cn.tlrc hold Iiirs ln LtUTsliburg for $250,000. A Inrgo portlon of the tlmber dlsposcd of in thls dcnl stood near the NoltOway llno and lay ulong N'ottoway Ilivnr. It was pur (diased by Pnnnsylvania. capltallsls', and tlie report says thnt thoy will put In ono of tlie most up-to-date manufnutuiing plants. ' h ? - ' Includlnp thls srilei it ls nstlmated'that nenrly a half milllon. .dollars' worlh of slnndiiig tlmber hns ohmiged hands wlth In thc linrders nf thls county wlthln thn past tliren ynars. Speculatlon has been almnsL wild, nnd thn stnnll pnrcels havo been gnlliered In uiitll thn entlrn holdlngs aro controlied by about four companles. Not only are Ihey purchnslng thn tlm? ber, but. In a. great. mnny instnnees they have socurcd Iho lands also, nnd thous nnds upon lop of thousaiids of ncres nf lund havo been dlsposcd of at good prlces, and ns n msult the people Kenemlly arn In Rnnd cOndltlon flnanclnlly, Mnnoy ls nlrculnlliifr inorc fre.ely thnn for a itum ber nf years. past. Various . fa'rmhoiisns arn bolng ITiTflt" and lihprovod, nnd the lands arn nlso re'celvlng thelr portlon of thn wavn of prosperlty. 'About flve liundred dneds of bnrgnin and sale have beon plaend on rncord in thls coiinty sinen Decomlier 1st, last yenr. Thls is n'n lntorostlng fact nnd shnws that thc people aro huyiiig nnd nelllng farnis ovory dny. _-? ? ?'? FOR A PEST-HOUSE. Citizens Clarrior for the Substan tial Imprbvement of the Roads. (Speclal lo The Tlmos-TJIspatch.) CI1KSTKRKIF.LD C. H? VA., March 27,?A committee was appoinled by tho supervlsors ypstordny to nrrnnge for es tnbllshliig n. sinallpox pest-lipuso near Chestor for tlie count'y'a use. I.ess tlian Ihroe hundrcd dollars has been p'ald out thls year for sinallpox ex oiisos?a great redun'llnn ns cotnpared wlt|i. formgr years, blll tho Uiard ls .iinxlous lo redtice thls bxponso to n mlnlinuin. Suporlnt'ondfint Rh'nup nuwhsshls foreo ol convlcts cmployed on thn roads of Matoncn Tiistrlct, and ls bolng asslsted lu hls work by, imblin-splrllnd citlznns who will supploiiient the couuty's nppro priiil ioiiK. Many lueallllns nrn chimorlng for thn subsinnlinl grnvelllns boltiu dono by tlm road-workliiK forco, Boy, Roberl Sa'vnge nnd lady, who moved from thls cnunly to Jnoksonvlllo, |.'ln,, lasi full, roturned last wcek to thelr old llOlliO, "The KHiih." Mr, Joseph Kovstuer has reinovcd lo Kl-diuioni), vueutlng tho fnrm near horo puvclifiBOd ln JUnuary by Mr, P. P. Jtynn, pf Itlcliniond. Mlsr. Kdna CobWII. daukhtov <t( Denuty Hhtrlff N. II. Coahllli l.i nlowly reeover |p? from lier rccent spnll of typhold fover. CHESTER ODD-FELLOWS. They Handsomely Entertain Their Friends. (Speclal to Tho Tiincs-Pispiitch.) CriK.ST'KU, VA., Marnli 27,-Tho Odd I'Vllown held a general rnccptlon at tho Mainnlc llall hnrn last nlght. Mr. Morri.s, pasr ijrand mastor, dollvornd a flno ad dress, givlng a hlstory of thn Inslltulion and thn ifiioil they had accompllshtHl, aiul iippnnlcil not only to tho uion of t)><-. plnco to ald nnd support lha order, but e>: IH'CHSed a hopo tliut tho hulles of thn lowii would forni a "Itilhecca" lndgu hpru, ln cimjunctlon wllli thn male sonlely. a tjenurnl Inviuukin hnd, beon uoiit out for suppnr, nnd the lodgo otiterlaiind a large niiinber of nien, womnii and chll? dren in a hnudsoniii uiniincr, sorvlps ni"ats aiul rnfreshuitnts. All had a liuppy tlme. Thls I'ldga was. organizod Imio alniut a yeitl' atp.. wllli 22 niniiilinis, and imw huv,. ,',n follows. Mr. Morris. by iiilslako. stated tli.r.i wero |1QW C'J luonifborfi. Augustus Kinzcr. (Spocial to Tho 'rliiins-Dispalnh.l. ilATK I'lTV, VA., March 27.-Aus;ustus Kiuxor, au oi'in^eiiarlan, l'nll at his homn iiciit tnwn Ihls afternoon receivlns ln lurles frnm whlch he died lu a few inlu ules. Iln was a uativn of Kasleru' \'lr giiilu, bul has lived in this '.accllon iiiuuy )iltis. " . Whistles Blow Loud, But louder still are tho pralses from tho art crltlcs of tho workmanshlp and flne display Ot Groek relief and flno Wall Papcr. of our new store. All deslgned 'nnd oxo ? cuted under tho personal su pcrvlaion of R. B. Brauer. Eovely dccoratlons for Brl dnl Chnmbors, Dens, Libra rles. Dlnlng Rooms and Halls. Inspect our Work? manshlp and exeluslve llno of imported paipcra beforo buying. R.B. Brauer, 120 E. Broad St. 'l'hoiio 1000. "Good Enough <Z5 Eat." Bromm's Hot Cross Buns are really just the things for people of good taste, be cause they taste good and are as good as they taste. The raisins, the spices, the other necessaries and the knack of "knowing how" are the reasons why they are so good. L. BROMM, BAKERIESl 516 E. Marshnll. 501 W. Broad. Phone 37S. Phone 1683. Hair Brushes. There are Hair Brushes and Hair Brushes, but the kind you like we have?the very best kind. The quality lies in superior bristles and high-class workman ship. The bristles will positively not come out?they wear right down to the back. Looking for good Brush? Come in any of our stores and ask us about Brushes. T. A. Miller. (Incorporated.) FOUH niUIO STOUMS. JohnH.Dickerson&Cov HO? E, Maln St? Rlchmond, Va, SVIake Harncss, Saddles, Bridles, &e Buy of THEol, nnd you wlll gat thu beat, utid KNOW what you ar? letllii* REPAIRMG neatly douo.