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Scrics of iMatcbcs, in England. PALMER EASY FOR BURNS Victory of Anicrican Assurctl Hackerischinidt Coniing lo This Country Soon. HT RtCHAHD UAIIIiGRxEX. [fipeclnl Cable to Tbe. Tlmefi-Dlspatoh., EONDON, ENGLAND, January C? Tho news that oi plcked team of crlck eUrs from Phlladelphla ls to invado England thla yeur has beon roceived Wlth slncere pleauur'o by England's knlghls of the bat ond wioket. The various Engllsh teiims whlch havu vls? lted the Unlted States havo recelved such fine treatment thnt they proposo to show lhe Anierlciina that England Ifl tio whlt -behlnd tho Stotes when lt comes to libspltallty. I understand that llftc-e-n matche.t h?ve boen arranged for the riillndcl phtans, the lirst of which' is to bo played at Cardiff on July Gth. Tommy Burns has rompleted his ar riiiigoniciits for a match wlth Jack Talmor, and it will be fought at Won derland ln February. The match Is uttractlng yory little Interest, as lt Is eonsidorcd a foregono conclualon that Burns will wln pretty much as hc I?!i as'.s, l have spoken wlth several men who aro Interested In tho flghtlng gaiio Lit-re, as to the posalblllty of a piirso belng offered for Burns and Johnson. tho Amerlcan negro, In caso he should come over looklng fofa match. lt ls doubtful If sufflclont Inducements Would be offered for such a matoh, ?ren lf Jock ahould cross the water. Nothing llke tho purse whlch theae^ two men could draw In Amerlca woulif he glven In England. Burns has glvon a good fmprcsslou hero, and lt Is the genoral ImpreHSlon Ihat next to Jeffrlos, perhaps, he ls the best flgliter now ln the rlng. Amcricaun la Iluelnjs. Keports that XX'. K. Vandcrbllt In tends to take an.actlvo part In Eng? llsh raclng crop 'out pcriodlcally and ' as regularly turn out to bo without foundatlon. The latest report to thla ??ffect Is thai Mr. Vandcrbllt ls now polntlng hls colt tien Sick 11. for tho derby, and lf he tralns on' up to ox pectatlons that ho will bc etarted In the great roce wlth a good chance of success. Mr. Vandcrbllt would bc wol iome to the Engllsh turf. but for sorne rcuson ho se-enu to prefer t<> do hia raclng ln France. Rlchard Creiker haa recently pur? chased 100 acrcs adjolnlng hls Glen ealrn stud farm. near tho Lcopards t'.wn raco coursn. and now lias u. aolld tract of S00 acres. It Is hard to get nows of Mr. Croker'a youngstors, but J understand that Dr. McGrath, hia traincr, is thorouglily well Fatlened wltb the sltuation. and Is contident | that Mr Croker will make even a bet? ter showlng this year than lie dld last at the Engllsh racc-tracks. "Ilnok" Comlng to Amerlca. George llackenschmldt, the Russian lion. has no present lntentlon. I undcr stund. of meetlng Rogera, the Amerlcan wrcstier. He does not rcgard Uogors us worth whlle. Uack la serlously enn ii!derlng an offer of Jlu.000 to go to Amerlca thls spring and give a serles1 of oxhlbltlona, wlnding up wlth a match with Frank Gotch. either in > Kanaaa Clty or Chlcago, next May. | The Rueslan wrestler haa not quito made up hia mind yet that he will ac c*pt the offer, but the probabllltlcs aro that ho will do so: , V . Eondon has AmTlca to thank for some splendld trophles for the next eorse show. A. G. Vanderblll has do tiate'd a jl.000 gold cup for road four iu-hand teams, and Mr. Clarence Mack ay has glven a $1,000 trophy for park~ lours. Mr. Lawrcnco Jones, of Loulsvllle. Ky? ono of tho wlnners of last year's show, has glven a ?!!50 cup for tlie heavy harness horao class. There ia ?very rcason to bolievo that this year's horse show will surpass even that of last year, both as to tho number of entrles and in popular favor. ? v ? The barrlng of tho Eelgians from tbe Henley Regatta ls stlll tlio chlof toplc of conversatlon among oarsmen. Tho Henley stewards perslst ln tholr rullng of barrlng foreign crews from the competltlon, and it ls not at all llkely that they will yleld to any pub? llc clamor ln the matter. Tho latest Miggestlon ls that the Henley Regatta bc abandoncd for thls year and tho Olymplo Regatta bc the only great rowlng event of the seaeon. It ls liard ly likely that thls actlon, however, ?will bo taken. Lady .Master of llouuds, A lady "master" of- hounds ls a oovelty even ln England. Mlaa N. Py man, of Ralthwaite Hall, Whltby. has beon named as tho "master" of tlu* Goathland hounds,, and her masterslilp has been a marked- success. Mlaa By man has followed the Goathland hounds for- edmo years, and few know moro regardlng hlll huntlng, or can rtde GOOD ONE FOR RICHMOND MV HASZI.BH. Purrj. Lipo is fast cathering tojetbcr bia materlal for a pennant-wintiing team thls season, bls latest purchaao belng Jay Ka'nzler, former manager of tlie Columbla club, .of Uie South At lantic Leaguu. Kanzlcr is frohi Sandusky. O. Ho plays f'rst-baee, ?nd from all accounts is ono of whom Rlchmond may expect much. Hc has helght and plenty ol reach, and fow balls come his way without landlng in lils mlt. Hls last publlshed rocord gives hlm a battlna; porcentago of .229, nnd a fleldlng record of ,U83. straighter to hounds over a boggy moor when a stralghl-necked fox points 1:1.-, mask for tho sea, than thls pretty glrl. The Goathland Is an anclent pack, whlch has for somo years hen mastcr cd by a commlttee. Tho sclectlon of SIIrh Pyman as JL P, H. was an ex? perlment, but thero Is every Indiea tion that it has been emlncntly succe33 ful. >VAfl MVEN HIS RELEASE. Bcntlry So Asserts, Tlu.ngli Maaagrer Grliu Sald Ue Would Ilcturn. [Speclal to Tho TIracs-Dlspatch.] J.VNCHBURG, VA.. January ?.?A lctt*r from Wllllam Beatley. lvho trai a member ot Ias*. year's Lynchburg team, and ono of tho lcodlng hlttor. of the league, announccs Ihe facs that ho iras glven hls releaso last sum me- by tho local team. After Bcntley was It.Jured, he says, he asked for and sccu,od hli release. Manugcr Grim. who In now in Clnelnnatl slaied recently thfct Bentley wmild be used in rlghtflrdd thls year. and thero Is evldently _ mtounderMandlng. In oddlllon to thls. >t Is not recalled that thc alleged rc-ltasv was ever bulletincd by Secretary Farrell. Bent ley Is spending the wlnter as a sah-sman ia a general merchandiso store at Lowell, N.C. -? AMKIUCAN ATIILBTES IX CHI.\A'S CAPITAL PRINCETOX. >*. J.. January 6._Way off in China a few weeks *ago, the atn letlc ground of tho Brltish legation was the ecene of an lnternatlonal com? petltlon whlch perhaps falled to rlval the Olymplc games at Athens last year. but which-. ncvcrtheless. in spirit was Just as keenly contestcd as the'event ln Greece. v Moro than 2,000 persons from tbe varlous les^tlons of Great Britain, France. Gcrmany. Russia. Italy. Aus trla, Belg'um, Japan. Holland and the United States. crowded an arcna in Peking, where the games wore hold and witnessed sixtcen events of track and tield. Thc ronct was then under th* au splces of the Princeton Unlverslty del egatlon ln far away China, and tho motley array of uniforms and Oriental costumes?the groups of civll sed Chl ncse spectatorr?Indlcated that the re ligioua movement ln the Occident ls progresslng at least in Peking?tho centre of tho empife?in 60 far as it Is effecting among thc Chinese an in? terest In worldly affairs and ideaF. Prlnceton University's delegates have taken up their abode ln Peking. and there in tho last two years tp_ey have accompllshed much good among the student class. ? , Robert R. Gailey. tho all-Amerlcon centro on Piinceton's championsh p 1$S6 tenm. ls In charge of thc work for the New Jersey college in Peking. Religious meetlngs are held regularly for tha army. and Blblo classes have been started wlth great success. jjew League ,JIay Conio Ifcre. A W. Lnweon, presldent of the Unlon Lefcgue of profeasionol basobail clubs, was in thc clty yesterday looklng over the tield. He came here nt the Instancn of sovoral gertlenion interested In'baseball. and had with them a'very satisfactory talk. Several other clties want tho franchlso. but Mr. f.awsoii views nichmond very favorably, and if tho funds aro forthcomliiK it is qulto llko ly that thls clty wlll bo serlously considered. tomml?sionor Fairbauk Dead. ' [Speclal to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.) BOSTON*, MASS., January 0.?Mr. Wllson Falrbank. who was commlsMonor for the State of -Massachusietts at the Jameslown Exposltjoh, dled vory suddonly here to-day. GEO. W. ANDERSON & SONS, 215 East Broad Street. Great Clearing Sale of Fine Carpets/ Rugs, Lace Curtains Axminster Rug?, 9x12 feet, Special, - - - $23.50 Wjlton Rugs, 9x12 ftf, .$42?59 srafo now - $37,$0 TapestryPrussels Rugs,9xl2ft., extra vajue, $13.50 Persian Rugs, 2$<fo Discount. Axminster and Velvet fepets, $1.25Grade, QO per N9w - - r - ^V yard Made. Laid and Lined Odd Pairs t^ce Curtains Haif Price on .? '?"?'!? ' ., II l_ I |. ? | .11 l I. ?? I Anderson's Carpet House mm AMUSEMENTS riouC?&y~aiar3' :,,onner,D" ^"Olor Diiou???pirr, pmr. Ponf." Ittlenood?Skatlngr nink and WUd Anlmal Sliow, At tlie BIJou. "Plff. Pan:, Pouf." styled a musical comedy ln two acts. pieased the usual Monday night audlenco at the Bliou last nlght, The productlon has a chorus qulte up to the average, and the company numbers among its members several clever people. Ben Grlnnell was especlally good. nnd aa Peter Peuffle. carr ed much of the comedy upon hls shoulders. Lula McConnell. as Cora Melon. dld the best work of any in the east. She la motlon Jtself. and sho keeps the speed oh to the full llmlt durlng the entire plece. In trav eaty she ia eapecially clever. Raymond Belmont dld not talk much more llke an Engllshman than a Broad way Johnny. but he had the best male voice ln the company. and scored In hls alnglng. All in all. he was not had. Jack Edwards caught the audlence. in the first act, and wlsely dld not push the same sort of business too much. else it would have soon become/tlre? some. A little btt of that sort WA3 good enough?too much would have been e-xaFperat ng. Frank Mllton was the typlcal "Rube" sherift* of fnrce com? edy. Jeannette Patterson made a llvoly widow. Somo of the comedy of tbe piece was a little old. but tno laughs seemed forthcomlng just the same, so lt mat ttred very Uttlc. At tlie Aeademy, Mlss Mary Mannerlng. whoae gifts. both artlstlc and natural. have won for her a placo hlcrh <??- tbe ??..-' -n stage. will be seen at the Aeademy to-n'ght ln her new play. the four-act comedy, "Glorious Betsy," written by Rlda Johmon Young. and under the 'UrecUon of Sam S. and Lee Sbubert. The supportlng company Include Messrs Frank Gilmore. WllllPm HurhpHrey. Celimont Barkland, Herbert Carr. Jamea A. Dlckson. J. Edward Trevor, Mlsses Maud Turner Gordon. Helen Macbeth, Irene Klngsland, Gertrude Clemons. .Al. H. (Metz) ' Wllson. heralded as '?c ambasaador of German dialoct. oe cuples a posltion on the Amerlcan taaro as the.wonhy ^ucceaaor of J. K. Enim^'t. who. ln llke manner. sang hls way Into the hearts of the Amerlcan nmusement loving public. Sldney R. Ellls, under whoso directlon he ap nearBi bas this aeason provlded "The. New* Metz ln the Alps." surrounded hlm wlth an execptionally able sup port'ng companv and. added striklnff soenic effects. Mr. Wllson will appear at the Aeademy to-morrow. mntinee and night. ? January 7 th in the Annals of Sport. 1SG5?Willlam H. ("Dad.BM") Clark, promlnent hall player, born in Oswego, N. Y. Played with Omaha. Dos Molnes, Toledo. Chlcago, New York, and other clubs. 1875?"Billy" Rhodes. puirilist, born in St. Paul. Minn. 1S77?xt New Orleana?Three-ball bllllara match between Willlam Sextop and George F. Siosson ondetl wlth Sexton the wlnner'by' scoro of 1.S0O to 976. r.SSo?Itobert M. Lundie ("Bobby" Lundle), pusilist, born ln Glasgow, Scotr 1S87?Thomas Stevon3 arrlved at San Franclsco from his trlp around tho world ona blcyclo. JSSO?At Toronto?-Artlcles of agreement signed botween John L. Sulltvan and "Jako" Klfraln to fight for $10,000 a'-sldo and tho cnamplonship of the world. ISO'_At Chlcngo?Delegates from Columbus, MHwaukee, Kansas City, Mlnneapolls, Omaha and St, Paul'niot to form the AVestern Baseball 'League. T AT ODOS OF 15 TO 1 Rnnk Outsiders, Rompcd Home With the Money in tlic Fourth. TRACK A LAKE OF itfUD /ockcy Powers Made a Record liy Piloting Home Three ' Winners. NEW 0RLEANS, LA? January 6.?At tKc Falr Orounds to-day the wcuthor was bad and tlio coarse ivan a lako of mtid. Long bhots won tho majority of thc racen. A surpnsn came with tho fourth rnce, ,when Oold Quest, ut 10 to I, eamo homo the wlnner. Jockey Powers rode threo winners. Summa rli's: First raco?mile ond seventy yards? Banrldn (4 to 5) fh-Bt, George II. Whlte (30 lo 1) second, Dorothy Ann (15 16 \) tlnrd. Tlmo, 1:58. i Second ruce?slx furlongs, celllng? Dobar (5 to 1) first. I'rince of I'icss (76 to 1) second, Crcel (25 to 1) thlrd. Time, 1:20. Thlrd race?seven furlongs, solllng? Thlrd nall (S to 1) first, Kalnsaw (!) to 5) second, Thomas Calhoun (5 to 2) thlrd. Tlmo, 1:36 2-5. Fourth race?seven furlongs, selling ?Gold Qucst (15 to 1) llrst, AIlss Maz zonl (10 to 1) second, Ethel Carr (5 to 1) th.rd. Tlme, 1:35 3-5. . FHth race-r-Bix rur.ongs, handlcap?i Chlef HayCB (16 to 6) flrst, Ulggln botham (D to 1) second, Plantoon (6 to 1) thlrd. Tlme, 1:20 2-5. j Slxth race-r-ml.e and slxteenth, sell-' ing?Donna (11 to 5) iim, Docilo (25 to 1) second, Delphlo (11 to 5) thlrd. Time; 1:57 lr5. ; flACES AT R1NK Several Fast Matchea Arranged for Frfdn-y Mghi. The only apeclat event for the Skatlp* P.hik thlii weels wlll he the races on -Frlday nlght. The movlng plcture* are sliown every n'rht. The managemont promlses that thc btlldlng- wlll'bo comforubly bcated. and (.ho rccea Frlday nlght ebould provn Interestlng. Loula Oppelman. the faitt tiynchbtirg'skatfr, V.-1II bo bore to try concluslons wlth Urant tnd othor looal sportsmen. and a boys* racc l-i whlch Taylor, Harrlson, Fraier and othor fast youngsters wlll partlclpntc, wlll also bo put on, TO MA.VAGB POHTSMOt'TH. Stcvc Grtffln To Hnve Chnrjjc, and Expccts Good Ilcsulls. [Speclal to The Tlmes.D.spatch.) NORFOLK, VA., January 6.?Steve Grltfln. captain of the Charleston, S. C, j team last year, and who flnished the season ln Norfolk at second-base, has been glven tho manaprership of the Portsmouth team for the next season by Owner Bland. Grlffln is recognired as a good man. full of glnger, and a good Judge of baseball players. Ho beglns work at , once roundlng . up players for the iTruckers. He is confldent of securlng I an aggregation that wlll put Ports? mouth at the top of the ladder. E IF TIME (Contlnued from Firnt Page.) to the wltness chalr. Ha waa Wllllam F. Mlller. a decorator. Mlller sald ne had known Stanford Whito casuaily, and had formod an oplnlon upon what be had read of the cate. He foll he could ronder a falr and impartlal verdict, and upon. this state? ment Mr. Jerbm.- annbiinced that hc passed th' juror for cause. The three taUsiu n who fbllbwed Mlller under ex. atnlnatlon were excused because of the u'nqualifled op.nion.- they declared they hold. Jqstlc Dowling hlmself took a iiand ln examlnlng some of tho pro? posed jurors. Xan Pattersou Juror. Thomas lt. Harmer, who was. foro man of tho second Nan Pattersoti Jury, and voted for acqulttal, was excused j becausd- of lllness. As to th" plea of insanlty, air. JOt j rome explained to each of the proposed I Jurors In turn that n ursnn from crimliial llablllty in this Stato , only upon proof that ho was at tho I tlme of tho deed sufferlng from such a dcfoot of ronson os not to know the nature or quallty of hls net, or that tho net wns wrong. i lo ui?o qiiestlmiod onch talosmnn uloBOly us to anv conKcVnMnu" ?'??Minles entertalned agalnst capital pimlshment, Chnr.es 13. Orcrnmnls, n ship broker. fcaid Ite lind certaln soruples agalnc; capital punlshmont, but If aworn as a Jtiror Ii felt he cdlild loy lt aslde and vote for a convjetion lf tho cvldenco a'eomsd to wnrrnht lt. Mr. Jcromt hiii liic'lnod to chotlengo for cause, but JusIIca Dowllng ordercd the examlnatlon trf proceod. ln other tvaya Mr. tircmniels was ncceptable lo tho prosecutlon, nnd was turned to Mr. Elttloton, of llio defenao. Ho was finnlly accepted, .Ind took hls place In tho forcmost clialr. After Grom ituls's ncceptanco tho lunohoon vocess wns ordered. Thoru wim a dolny of ten mlniito* ln beglnnlng the afternoon netslons. ? Tbntv l.nok.N Pnlllil. Thaw's famlly group, whloh Iriid beon sontod outsldo tho second rall al the morning ses.ilon, was provlded wlth cbnli-H Inshio dtirlns the afternoon. Thaw appenred pullld In tho nftornoon llght. Thero waa a soberncsa of ox. r-retslon about hlm whloh wns qulte strlklng. Hi> is calmer and more se rlous than he was a year ago. Tho op jpoelng attorneys seom equally atislous to secure a Jury at tho earllest pos Isfble moment. I Wllllam R. Ellls. a straw goods mttnufacturer, waa excusod because of un unaltorablo oplnlon. Thomas Mov ?tmii got sufely through Diatrict Attor? ney Jeromo's examlnatlon, but went down on a chellengo from tho defense. jlt was not untll tho tenth talesman of , tho afternoon sesslon had boen oxnm Ifitd that th? second unsworn Juror was jsecured. John R. Hutcliette a whole isalo cigar dealer,.said he ha'd an opin ici., but it was not so flxed as to In f.uonce hls judgment In tho consldera jtlon 0f the evidence. He wns accented. jiiu-iourin tentativo Juror, Floyd S. banford, asslstant manager of an up town bank, was accepted Into In the af tornoon sesslon. Sanford was qulckly passed by the proaecutlon, but Mr. Llttleton, of the detense, questloned hlm at great length. The juror said he had read the reports of the former trlal pretty thhroughly. and formed an oplnlon as to tho truth or falslty o? the teetln>ony adduoed. t|e Insjsted that by hearlng tbe wlt pesses Jdmself l.o could rendor a falr verdlct. The esamtnr:ti ; of talesmen lagged durlng the Jatc .. I inoon. A long line of prospectlvo ju'.-ota dlsqualitled them? selves aftor todlous examlnatlons. Jas. H. Conway, keeper of a small ho tet ln 110th Street, was passed Into the Jury box a few ndnutes beforo tho afr ternoon sesslon ehded. He said he had reod the reports of the former trlal pretty closely, but had formed no par ?ttcular oplnlon. H|a examlnatlon was brlef. Several talesmen who followed ?were excused because of the strength of thelr oplnlons. JWhen the ovenlng receaa from 6 to 8 o'clock was ordercd the flve tentativo Jurors ln the box were taken out to dlnner, ln charge of unlf->rm*d offieers of ihp cnm-i Cornellus Renner, tho last talosman' exa.mnee ri e ared ' , I that cverybody who kllled a person was more pi iesa ipoano. ?le was ex? cused by consent. Small Nlalit Urowm Joslah Thaw was tho only member of the defendant's famlly present at tho evening s sslon. The unoxamlned talesmen were the sole spectators. Ha'.f an hour waa consumed in the ex am natlon of the flrst two talesmen call d. both belng cventually excuRed by consent. They had oplnlons whlch they felt would prevent an tmpartlal Judgment of the evidence. It was not I untll t< e seventh talosman of the eve i nlng session had be< n reachod that the I sixth juror was secured. William E, Brpwer.a decorator, declared that whlle he entertalned an op'pton ln the caae, It waa not a' strong one. He was accepted. The thlrd talesma,n' fol? lowlng Mr. Browor proved acceptable as juror No. 7. He ls Arthur R. Naethlng. a baker. who surprls d al*| o the attornoys by 'oclarlng that he had read none of tho evidence presented at the flrst trial, He discus-ed the ca6e at home wlth ?nemb"-0 of hls fa - I the newspapers. and galned a moro or less tleflnlte opinion from th>m. Thls could be |a'd aside. he said. when ha topk hia place ln tho jury box. Mau ! rlco BmvPr, vlce-presldent of a large exportlng flrm. was temporaiily passed a<= jur-ir No. 8 ag the evening session drew to a close. The.ro was a strong mpr sslo" that Mr. Bouvler would not remnin on tbe panel. for he declared that tho defonsea hased upon Insant'y usiially aroused his susplckm. Six talesmep wore next excused In rapld ord r, and then tho ninth chalr was fllled by tho seloctlon of George W. Carey. a dry! goods dealer. Mr. Caroy said h? had an. opinion, but lt was not a fir.*o r ? iu:iu P. M. untll to-morrow morning. ' MISS SIMONTO.V >VAn.\EU. Tlirenteiied Wlth ln?tnnt Oenth if She Appeara Agnloat Thaw. PITTSBUBG, PA., January t>.?Sonm one has threa.tened to hlpw tho head off Ida Verpnlca Slnionton lf she apT pears agalnst Harry Thaw ln hia second trlal for the kllllng of Stanford White. Mlss Slmontdn, who is at prosont stuytng with hep mother at No. 2B3 Fortleth Street, has been mentioned frequently ln connectlon, wlth the Thaw case. Hor name was introduced Into lt by the tcstlmony of Evelyn Nesbl: Thaw, who saidMIss Slmonton was the only woman who could ctiptroj Stan? ford Whlte. Mlss Slmonton asserts that ever slnoe her returti frbin Africa sho has been recelving letters contalnlng threats agalnst her life lf she appeared on tho stautl ugalhst Harry Tliaw. Tlie latost of these letters was recelved yesterday. from Phlladelphla. It roads: "Mudarae, wo understand you aro about to tako tho stand for Stanford White, a crlmlnal who destroyed wo? men. If this bo true, and you apoal: agalnst Harry Thaw, your head will bo ours. Bewaro, mndaipe, that you do nothing ih this matter for vengeupee becuuso you have lost your furnlsher of money. Our vpngcanco wl|l immer dl.itcly follow any'utterances by you agalnst Harry Thaw. Do not Uilnji to escapo, for we aro many in nuinber. We jaehd you our salutittlon. (Slgned) "THE QAMORIST. "J^uccossiir lo the Black Hand." The fact that-tho lotter ls wrltteit In French may, MIsh Stmontqn be)|Qvo--i, furntsh a clue as to Us wrlter. T|ie per? son who sent lt evldently knew slie could read Fronch. Mlss slmonton is Inolliien; to boilove lt eaino 'from, a forr mer cliauffeur, She called attentlon tv the fact that when tho' Blauk Hand senejs a inossoge to any pue lt Is usua'r Jy wr'tten tn br'okap ipngjlah.' Whlie SWa leitey waa wrltten Ip Eyyneh, th* Signuture waa iq ItaJian. ForeMuht. t'v)pertutenflep,t ao nuw elerkWVt'liy, you pait fo' get," ott noui'ly every dayf four pitdeoosaor waa a 4>"ormtt s?rt of a njan. }lo know bovy'tq arraiiKa thlns*. ? Ou tlio same iluy, oijw tlme, liU ste|i.inot|iei' i|U<d. his v'it'- siivu blrth to twlns, and bo ultei-.d en to a. law aultl?Transatlantle Ta!en. Al|' IllUOVUlloll. A Nfiw York woman ls hlivins a t'ouiitalii placod lu Iwir puiior. Th|s is nuv*l. 'fl\c pies<inoe ot' Innlis ln tho tnuiar liag baf.u the noflreiit app-oaclt to thls hcrttofore,?? \"aslilnj;toii Tli/.im $atict^ft^^^utjtcej|a|^ I.ly Valcntltio Auction Co, and W. C*. Blauton, Auctloneors. AUCTION SALE OF Handsome Soda Water Fountain and Cigar Fixtutes OF Hinds' Cigar Store Main and Tenth Streot*. ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1D0S, AT 4 P. M, Tlioec flxtures aro well sultcd for drug buslness. ffaic poaltlvc. Terms ftia sonable. Jly A, J. Chewnlng Company and A. L. Adamsoii. lleal Estate Auctlonecrs. TRUSTEE'S AUCTION SALE , OF NO. 200 EAST ELEVENTH STREET. MANCHESTER. VA. ' By vlrtuo of a certnin doed of tru*t. dated Dccemher 6, 1003. of record ln tlie clork'H ofnce of tho Manchester Corporatlon Court, ln Vol. 27. page 851. dcfaujt having been made ln tho pay ment of a portlon of tne debt tiieivby secured, ond helng rcaulrcd by tho bencllclur.v no to do. T will sell by nuj tioti, udoii the premlses, on THURSDAY. JANUARY !), 1008. at ?! o'clock P. M,, tho property num herod oc abovo, whlch conslsts of a <lo tached fi-ame dwulling and iot front Ing 30 foet on Eleventh Street" by a depth of 127 feet to an alley 10 feet wlde. TbUftif-.: cash stimcient to defray expenses of Ralo nnd to dlscharge a noto for the sum of SO, due Decembor 8, 1907; credit as to )!>, duo 6lh June, J80S, and 1309. duo December ?, 190S; balance at one and two s_ears from day of salo for notos. Interest ndded. apd all ot salii notes secured by deed ot trust. ot all cash. at thc optlon of the pqrchaser. SOL CUTCH1NS. Trusteo. By Edward S. Rose Copipany, Real Estato Auctioneers, AUCTION SALE 0"F DPTACHJ3D FRAME DWELLJNG, No. 821 NORTH TJIIRTY-SIXTH STREET. On THURSDAY. THE 9TH DAY OF JANUARY, 1008, ' at 4:30 o'clock P, Bf.. we wlll sel) by auction. upon the premloes. the dwoll .ng numbered as above. Its locatiou is desirable, and wlll make you a good homo. or steady Ipcome-getter. as lt is ncver wlthout a tenant. TERMS: At sale. EDWARD S. ROSE CO.. Auctioneers. . Auction ftalra, Cfjia ?3at>. tL "^PHONE 1905 RECEIVER'3 AUCTION SALE MERCHANTS' TAILORING MATEKIAL, STORE FIXTURES. MIRUORS. IRON SAFE. ETC. Pursuant to an ordor entered in thc United States Dlstrlct Court foi- tho Eastern Di&triot of A'Irglnia. ln the matter of Henry Schnurrnan. bunkr rupt, I will offer for sale at -jublic uiction. on the premlses. 018 East Maln Street. TUESDAY. JANUARY 7. 1908. -ommenclng at 10:30 o'clock A. M. all the property of sald bankrupt, emhrac ng Engllsh, Scotch und other Woolen Sultliig. Pants Patterns. Overcoat Patr terns, Silk Ltnjpgs, tdnens and Fancy Llnlngs ( n origlnal packages). Vest Patterns, Dress Sufts. largo collectlon if Mtecollarieous Buttons. Bueltlcp. -Jpools of Silk. Sppol Cotton. Felt Pad lln?*,' general assortment of Lanvas, etc, etc. FIXTURES. (all of the vary'best apd up-to-dat*). 'nbraeing in part OuWIde Dlsplav Showcases. wlth p ate ?rlus*i and mar ble base: Handpomo Oak Wall Caaor. with sllding doors: Nickel Dlai ay inds. Comploto Equlpment oi bl' - tiic Plxturcs. Oak Tables. Counters ai-1 'wiiitfini? Clothes Rack. Garinent BucL. Pier Mlrror. Fine Largo Mlrror and ? -ei- expenslve Trtpllcatc Mlrror. oxo ifiad framc; Tailors1 Table*. Cnipara Ivelv New Iron Safe. Typewriter. Tail 4- irones, Tailor's Maclilnes. Cutting rables. Desks and sundry "sturos. ?_ Trnde and the publlc Kenerally re questod j^^^^'rON. Receiver. VALENTINE AUC^ON,^ Vlrglnia Salvage & Wrecklng Cp., A. H. Mayo, Proprietor, 711 East.Maln Streot. Original Antique Pieces in the Rough Gothlc, Colonial, Hiand-Carved apd Iteeeptlou Chalrs, Secretary, wlth larga Vcorn Top Cilumns and Carved I-oct, *> Chests of Drawers, wlth heavy eol unms. one wlth Claw . Foot. Jenny Ltnd und French Beds. 2 Wardro.be-?, &er ie.ittne. Fancy and Plaln I'ront BureauH, W'ashstaiidi. Carved lab es?, Davenport, Sofus, Plano and otliei pieces ribw cin exh'bltlon. Thi** lot of Mahogany well deserves tho attentlon of the publlo, und wlll be sold wlthout rcservatlon at our warerooms, 711 East Main btreot, at 10:3TTjKSDAV. JANUARY 7, 1908. TERMS: Cash._ By The Valentlno Auction Co., General Auctioneers. Antiqiies at Auction AT J. F. BIGGS'S, 521 East Main Street To-Day and To-Morrow THE VALENTINE AUCTION CO., Auctioneers, High ConstableY Sale I w|ll sell by publlc ai-otlon on TUESDAY. THE 7T*'I WAY QP JANUARY. 100S. st 10 o'elofU. A. M., at tay warelimipe. No. ISOfi East Fi'aiikl'p. tho follow? ing pronayty to aatlsfy dlstress war? rant? and esequt'opa. ln my, hatids' BuYeaus. WashstanflB. Waydvobes. Qr kan, Befrlgei-atay, ? Antique Qloel&a.. Carpets. Rqgs, Curtains, Platforni Scolfs, Oroeerles, Chalrs. etc. TERMS. Cash. ?; N ? ? W. H. WYATT. JR.. *L C. C. U. _&eal (Etttate (or fcale. L^ttl CAA wlll uuy <* >><iV0 bargaln /h / li III 'n iv Three-story I3rac? ?41/ )J\J\J Sl(.eqt v?wo)Uiig. wlth '! bnths; unusual opportti'iUy, Bo ciulel-., J. 1J. I3LAM & CO? 1113 Maln, BANKRUPT AUCTION SALE ' OF ,. STOCK OF OROCERIES. LARGQ "Jj^^'J}EVniCtKRAT^H, NATION? AL CASH REOISTER, COMPUTINO SCALEH. LAROfJ COFFBB MttiC SHOWCA8ES. WAGON. HARNBSS. ETC. By virttic of a decrse entered ln tne Dlstriet Court of tho Unlted States-for the Bastern Distrlct of Virglnia, "|r? the mntter of W. A. Shelton, bankrupt, 1 will proceed to sell by pifbllc auctlon. on THURSDAY. JANUARY. 9TII. , commenclng at 10:50 o'clock. on tha premlses. No. 2116 East Broad Street. the entire stock nnd rlxtures of said IV. A. Shelton, conslstlnK of an en tireiy rresn stocit of Khoif and stapit Groceries of all klnds. Candles, Cakos. Crackers, Smoklng and Chewlng To? bacco, Cigarcttes, etc. FIXTURES. copsistlng of larpo "Hlll'a" Meat anti Grocery Refrigerator. with glnss doora icomparatlvely new); Natlonal Cash Refjlster. Stimpon Platform Comput Ing Scoles. Showcases, large Coffee M.)l. Counter and Rack, Tools an<l Block. "Bowsar" Oll Tank. with meas urlng sraugo. Tea and Coffee Cannlsteri-', Counters, Shelvlng, Blna. Partltlons. Desk, Grocery Top Wagon, Harpess, etc. _____ METHOD OF SALE. .- I ' Flrst. The entire stock and fixturta wlll be offored together. purchaaer to assunie leaec of bulldlnsr for one year, from January lf 1908. Jf tho hlghert ?U'd Is not satlsfactory to receiver,. same will be rcfuaed, and offered ai fol ows: ,? ? Second. "The entlre stock wlll b? Offered as n, whole to be removetl al opce, The entlro flxtures will be offered a? a whole to be removed at once. Tho loase of bulldlng from January M, 1908, to January J1. 1009. If blds received as offered ahoye are not sat? lsfactory to receiver. sante wil} be rc fusrd. and then?~ Thlrd. Tho entlre ntock and flx? tures will be sold }n Uetall to tho hiBlieot b'dders. TERMS: Cash. ? ? , I GEO. C. FITZHUGH. Receiver. THE VALENTINE AUCTION CO., Auctioneers. ? By J. B. Elam & Co." Rcal Estate Auctloueers. THREE WELL-LOCATED. SUBSTAN T1AL AND DESIRABLE BRICK RESIDENCES. Nos. 327 and 329 West Main Stree AND No. 709 East Clay Street TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION 'aFFQRDING UNUSUAL OPPORTUM TY TO HOMESEk.K_R3 AND IN v1 E-Tprtta. ??.--_ ON WEDNESDAY. JANUAIiX 3. 190S wo shall, by dlrectlon of the npm*a?r dent owner, sell, by publlc auctlapr oft thc premlses, respectlvely, in tha \o\ lowlng order, tlie threo cenually located. 'medium slzed. well appointed and- desirable resldences. above refer. red to, to-wlt.: AT 1 O'CLOCK V>. M.. the two two-story brlck tanameEta Nos. 327 und 32D Wost Main Straet contJ-inlng slx rooms each, the usua; modern convenlenees, in good repair and under good rental; the lots front lng about 13x150 feet each. with w!4? rear "alley, and lmmedlaiely thereafter,. suy AT 5 O'CLOCK. tho two-story brlck tepemont, No, .iQ3 Bust Clay Streot. contalniiig elgni I rooms, and the usual convenler.ces. wjtfc perniaiunt tenant at good rental; tha lot fronttng about 20x70 feet to aUfy in rear. Tlie.se salcs are positlve.'belng for ha 1 purpose of relnvestmont in ancthcr. fitatfi and Investors and homeseekerd of moderiuc means are urged to attertd tind avnll thomselves of thls raro op? portunity. TERMS: Llberal. and announced at sale. J. B. ELAM _ CO., Auctioneers. AUCTION SALE OF Valuable Real Estate ? AT ?', AMELIA C. H? VIRGINIA, " qA^UARY 22, I'OQS. I wlll sell at publlc auction. on thi premlses at Amella Courthouse, Vlrgln la. January 22d, 190S, ut t o'clock ln tlie afternon, tho following property: All that certain lot of land at Amelia Courthouse, Amet'a County, Virginia, wlth tho brlck store thereon, fornwrly occupicd by Messl's' Crowdor Wallace & Son, and t.ow occupled by W.- J. Townes, und bounded as follows, to-wlt: On tho south by the public road, on tha east by tho lot sold to W. J, T6w*ifcs, on tho west by tlie hotel property, on the pprtli by the said hotel property. Thls being tho ' same property whtcH was couveyed to L. H. Vaughan by.iW. H. Mann. trustoe, by deed dated Augujit 10, 1S92, and of reoqrd in Deed Book ?19, page USO, Clerk's Otlice. Circult Court of Ameila county, Virginia. .-.,'? TERMS: Cash; or at the optlon""ot the purchaoer, one-third cash. the b'at nnce payable In' equnl instalmentst,.*? oiio tind two yaars. sald deferred pay. ments hearing iiiterest at tlie rato pf six' per cent. per aniiuiii from date of sale, and sald deferred paypients, ta b# -se? cured by n dc-ed of trust oh the aforo sttid property, with tho usual covennrit. ns tu Hre insurance and tuxes. T. CATESBY JONES, Attorney. THOMAS II. BOOKER, AuctUmer.-'\ -, = , _.?.?;,,,;_,..?_|, i By A. J. ciiewnlnK Company ,, und A. L. Adiimson. ? ? - v.. . Real Estate Auc_io?eers. ;"j TRUSTEE'3 AUCTION SALB ? S OF NO. 207 EAST TWELFT1I STREET. MANCHESTER. VA. "" .' By vlrtue of a corta'n deed of truat dated Decembor 0, 1905, of-record''l? clerk's offlce of tho Qorpov?t|on couri of tho clty of MaiichestifV."Va,. In V6I 2., priR-e 351. deVault having been maa? | in the paymerit of a portlon of the dabl ; thoroby neeu,red. und being yeoulrcd bs tha. boiieHchii'y >o \o do. i-vwilj'???;*? uuetton upon the pivmises, on THURSDAY. JANUARY' 9. 1908, at I o'cloj'k P. M.. the property putfi? hfrpd as abave. whloh conslsta o| an attractlvo frame dweliipg of e'unl roonvi. 8tv4 lot frotitlPK 33 foet jtu Twelfth Street by a depth o* 1S3 fftej between paiallel llnos to tih alley 20 fet-t wlde, TERMS: Cash sufllolotit to defray M? penses of salo ahd to dl^ohargo iiot* o| $21. ,with iiUer..-st froin December 4. 1007; credlt as to $2i. due fith Jun*. 100S. und SS24. due Decembor o. 1901; balnnce at opo and two years. ff\>m day of salo for notes Iptorest luMea. and all of sald notes socured by tJiwa of trust, oj all ta?h, at the oQt?in.ol Ul? m,VChaS|o-L CUTC1HN3. .Tru.t?.