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DENVER NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION IN SESSION
ISHUHD ROTES. [Speclal tc Tho Tlmc?-DI'<patch.] ASHLAND, VA., July 12?Arrange? ments for loylng the corner-stone of tho new home of Ashland Lodge, No. 157, A. F. & A. M._ has been postponed for- a short tlme. Tho material for the building has been placed ln po Bltion, and when work Is resumed lt Will be pushed forward wllh dlapatch. The laylng- of the stone will be done by tho grand master of Virginia, as? sisted by brethren from Richmond. Tho occasion will be ono of conslderable Interest. Thls lodge has galned prom lnence lately In Masonlc elrcles, os It is very actlve, and the work done by lts offlcers Is looked upon as being ex? ceedlngly good. The Ashland Sunday School Unlon held lts quarterly meeting to-day ln the Baptlst Church at 4 o'clock. The gatherlng was quite large. Every school ln tho town was represented. The prize banner, whlch Is awarded quarterly to tho school, maklng the highest per cent. of attendanco, was won by the Baptlst. Church. Dr. Vavld M. Ramsey, of Graco Streot Baptlst Church, made an address before the assoclatlon. Tho banner was presented by Rev. Dr. Coleman, of St. James Eplscopal Church. The Eplscopalians have about de? clded to bulld a new church as soon as a suitablo locatlon can be secured. The edlflco now ocoupled ls getting too small for the growlng congrega? tlon. Mr. E, XV, Newman Is chalrman of the building commlttee, and he will look well Into the severai looatlons ?before a final recommendatlon ls made. The church will be moved from lts present quartera and used as a Sun? day school room. 11 ii iiK Jury ln Wrlght Case. rspcclal to Tho Tl.iies-Dlspatch.] FREELING, VA., July 12.?Tho case of tho Commonwealth vs. Elljah Wrlght, for tho murder of Wllllam Slfors, whloh was heard at thls term of tho Dlckonson Circuit Court, re? sulted ln a hung jury. Nlne of the jury were for flnding a verdlot of murder ln tho flrst degree, -whlle the othor threo were for returning a ver? dict for murder in tho second degree and fixlng hls punlshment at elgh? teen years ln tho-State prlson. Thls caso has attraoted conslderable atten? tion ln thls county, as Wrlght, a noted crlmlnal, having served two terms ln tho Kentuoky penitentiary, and ls sald to have four notches-on hls gun, repre sentlng foiir vlctims. New Ilnuk for Farmvllle. rspeolaj to Tho Tlmos-Dlspatch.] FARMVILLE. VA., July 12.?The fourth bank for Farmvllle was formal? ly launohed yesterday, when the stock holdors met and organlzed the Peo plo'a National Bank of'Farmvllle, wlth paid up'. capital stock of .26,000. The folowlng directors were-eieoted! W. M. Duval, W. H. Robertson, G,, M. Robeson, J. L. Buggv R. H. Paulett, W. E. Anderson, J. D.- Watklns, B. T. BondUrant, c, 0. Cowan, W.^'j. Hllls man and R. J, Carter. It Isstatod.that the bank will open for buslneBa as soon as the oharter <s peoured. It. ls the . gpneral Impres fclon that J. h. Bug-g, who was for a long tlmo asslstant cashier of the Flrst National, of thls place, will be the cashier of the new bank. "CAMP FIRES" In Memory of Thofte Who Served for the Confederncy. [Sppola! to Tlie TlTnes-Dlsrmtch.] WOODSTOCK, VA., ' July 12.?The flrst of a serles of "camp flres" waa held at "Tlrra Blrra," the home of Mr. George XV. MIloy, on Frlday evening. The entertalnment' was glven by the doscendnnts of the veterans ln honor of Confederate veterans nnd the "noble company of Southern women who cared for the slck and dying soldlers ln the hospltnls of Woodstock durlng the Clvil War. The handsome home and spaclous grounds were prettlly decorated In Confederate colors, whlle camp flres burned brlghtly Just far enough away to bo cheerful but not uncomfortable. An Interesting program conslstlng of Southorh songs and other muslc was rendered. Refreshment*. were served durlng the evening. Those present wore Veterans J. W. Magruder, A. Hottle, Captaln J. H. Crablll, J. H. Hooyer, A. F. Grandstaff, Dr. P. D. Stephenson, Monroe Funk houser, J. H. Rodeffer, Robort Ander? son, P. A. Pltman, C. A. Boyer. George W. Koontz and George W. Mlley. Mesdames M. W. Magruder, R. C. Mlley, A. Hottle, J. Horncy, J. H. Grablll, J. H. Hoover. C. W. Koontz, P. D. Stephenson, J. Lytton, A. Ramsey, Mary Hill, C. I. Bowman, S. J. Huff man, P. A. Pltman, C. H. Haun, M.' Coffman, J. A, Snyder, W. - 3. D. CONVENTION SKETCHES "Near z_ocajn_x?*f*-g. rcste ?ubcftjcian^aa ? COJ.. ,<rJ. CtC ?w_c_s_r ?cxaDrar ;*g>TvngsiiTrV ? ' ***" >'i_?rrt']^"ii;iii>*~'*>^p|is j OBNTLBMEN WHO MQVED I'IDLIC SENTIMPS-ota. .Scherer, D. D. Carter, J. H. Bowman, G. A. Boyer, B. XV. Cof f man, B. E. gager, G. R. Calvert, Joseph Kelley, A. M. J Cooper, C. C. McGehee, Georgo W. ? Mlley, Cushwa, Dorsey, Rldings, G. XX. j Fravel and Carpenter. Misses Lula Ella, Sue and 'Lucy Magruder, Anna ' Rldings, Bess and Lucille Hottle, Mame , and Eleanor Grablll. Allce, Lucy and ': VIrgle Boyer, Luella Smoot. Cary and i Madge Funkhouser, Nell Rodeffer, Sal ? Up and Annle Clower, Emma Carter, Ray Albert. Lizzie Dosh, Cora Pltman, ; Allc>? cyrfman, Lorena and Wlnnle , Davls.' Stella Rlnker, Mary Bowman, . Gladys Gibbs, Frenchle Feller, Lena ; Fox, Lottie Doll, Adolyn Gale Mlley, j Ball and Horney; Messrs. Hartman, J. ; A. Snyder, AV. J. D. Schnrer. M. W Frank, John Magruder, G. and C. L. Mlley, Robert. Fravel, C. I. Bowman. M. j E. Stlckley. M. Coffman and Locke. ? NEGRO CAPTURED IN WILD WEST. STYLE rsn?clal to The Tlmea-Dlapatch.] LEXINGTON, N. C, July 12.?The second of the burglars who broke Int'o the Springs Hardware Store, and who are also wanted at Hlgh Polnt for Uke crlmes, was. captured at daylighf thls mornlng after- the true Wlld West fashion. The-negro Will Black came to the home of Charles Green at Lake, flve mlles north from here, yesterday evening, and offered to sell hlm some revolvera. Mr. Green, thtnklng he was one ? of tho burglars, gave hlm supper and told hlm to come back for break? fast, and he would see about buying the revolvers. In the meantlme Green notlfied the offlcers, who-arrlved at hls house about 4 o'clock thls mornlng. The offlcers were armed wlth shot guns loaded wlth buckshot. They con-' i cealed themselves ln the yard, and about dayllght the negro came ni the i yard. The offlcers, Sherlff Delap, Dep ! uty Sherlff Slnk. Pollcemen Hayworth : and Thomason, sprang out, covered the ' man with their guns, and ordered hlm to surrender. Instead he drew hls plstol, but before he could bring lt Into use he was rltidled almost wlth ; buckshot. It ls thought by the phy . siclans who attended hlm that he will 1 dle. He was a desperate character, I and has served tlme on the chain I gnng. CAKE-WALK CAUSED ROW Mlnlatcr'a Wife Dnnccd Merrlly Wlth Sunday-Scliool Superintendent. PITTSBURG, PA., July 12.?There is troublo ln the Evangellcal Lutheran 'Church at Elrama. Last week a lawn fete was glven by the congregatlon. Ono of the features was a cake-walk, participated ln by the young wlfo of the Rev. Wllbur C. Mann, pastor of the church. and Wllllams Atklns, su? perintendent of the Sunday-school. | The Rov. Mr. Mann looked on wlth 'approval whlle hls wife and the super jintendent were going through the Imovements of the cake-walk, but some members of the congregatlon gasped. ! Wllllam Ralston, secretary of the ! congregatlon, took hls wife and fam lily and went home, and'next day gave jnotlce of hls wlthdrawal from the con? gregatlon. Others were .equaliy ahock ed, but many younger and more llberal members bellove- that<,a.o harm was done. .v8tk There was a row after to-day's ser? vlces ln whlch the Rev.-'Mr. Mann and hls-wlfo were asked to leave. Mr. Mann refused to- reslgn, and has been lnformed by some of the members that unless he does he will be ousted. AMUSEMENTS Academy*?"Tlie Rlulit to llv.,*1 Colonial?Cnmcra phone. IcJIeiiTood?Vuudevllle find Snmnicr Amuscmcnta. THE fate of the play to whlch Jules Eckert Goadman, llttera teur, soclologist and journallst, devoted years of thought, study and labor, hangs to somo extent upon the flrst performance on any stage of "The Rlght to Llve." at the Acadoyny of Muslc to-nlght;.\ A party of New .Yorkers, lncludlng Wllllam A. Brady, _\fr. Goodman, the author, Wllton Lackaye and repro sentatlves of severai theatrical pro ducers, wil come to Richmond to cast critlcal eyes upon the new play. Mr. Brady is evinclng keen interest In tlie Goodman drama. He has Wllton Lack? aye under contract for next senson, and he has been ndvised that the prin? clpal male character of "The Rlght to Llve" ls admlrably sulted for the former star of "The Plt." He has been ln olose touch wlth Mr. Glffen, Danlel Frohman and tho author ever slnco hls attention was dlrected to "The Rlght to Llve." The play is ln four, acts and has been handsomely staged and dressed under the personal eye of Mr. Giffen. Miss Grayce Scott will play the.lead? lng role. Wilson Reynolds ls cast for the prlncipal male role. A slngular fact ln connection wlth the Goodman drama ls that there are no small parts or "blts." ' Tho play ls described as "a vital, throbblng human drama of modern llfe and condltlons.*' Its domlnant noto is moral regoneration. In actlon lt ls stirrlng, ln tono dldactlc. ? In the opinlon of Producor Glffen, a "star part" may be found ln any of five or six of the characters oi. thls modern play. Miss' Lucille La Vorne has a par? tlcularly . strong character to portray. Frank Patton, Charles Lalt, R. A. Ro berts and J. J. Burke aro cast for parts, any ono of whlch mlght be fentured. ? "Tho Rlght to Livo" will be pre? sented all week, wlth the usual mat Ineea on Wednesday and Saturday. FRENCH Dl'EI, BECOMRS A CONTINUED PERFORMANCE. PARIS, July 12.?In consequence of an artlclo publlshed by the Gll Blas, a du6l with swords was fought to-day between an ndvocate of the namo of | Demonzle and Plerre Mortler, the au? thor of tho article. Tho combat lasted an hour and flfty mlnutea and lts con tlnuance was provented by the comlng of nlght. Domonzlo . was sllghtly wounded ln thearm, but Inslsted upon the fight conttnulng, and will meot hls antagonlst agaln to-morrow. Sliah'M Forcen lu Tiihrli.. LONDON, July 13.?A speclal dispatch to the Dally Mall from Tehoran says thatRachln Khan, who ls ln eommand of a large, force, Including severai batterles of quick flrers, onterefl Tabrh on July Sth, and ls now bombnrdlng the rovolutlonlsts who aro massed ln the Khlavana quarter. The latter, the dls patch says, have telegraphed to the Shah, begging that amnesty be grant? ed. NUTMEG WINS Hl'NDRED MILE'-YACUT RACE FALL. RIVER, MASS., July 12.? Eiovon sloops and two yawls, whlch started from the Fall Rlver Yacht Club? house on Mount Hopo Bay yesterday afternoon ln " 100-mlle ocean race for throo prlzes, flnlshed hevo this fore? noon. The sloop Nutmeg, owned by Allen C. Jones, of Boston, won the flrst prize, the Ruddor cup, presented by Thomas Flemlng Bay, editor ct the Rudder. Her time was 18 hours 30 mlnutes 17 seconds. Second prize was won by the sloop Perte, owned by Wllllam J. Rooks, of Provldence; tlme, 19 hours 1 mlnute 45 soconds. The.thlrd prlzo was captured by the sloop Little Rhody, owned by C. F. Tlllinghast, of Provldence; tlme, 19 . hours 2 mlnutes 14 seconds. The course wns to Vineyard Sound llghtshlp and return. and the weather condltlons wero porfect. AMERICAN LEAGUE Yesterday Resulta. No games yesterday. Standlng of thc Clubs. Clubs. Won. Lost "P.C. St. Louls ...44 31 .587 Detroit .....44 31 .587 Chieago.....42 33 ,560 Cloveland.41 34 .547 Philadelphla ...... 33 33 .600 Boston.31 41 .453 Washlngton.28 45 .384 Now York . 29 . 47 .382 Gnntea Ta-Day. Detroit at Boston, Chieago at Philadelphla. Cloveland at Now York. St. Louls at Washlngton SOUTHERN LEAGUE At Now Orleans? Hcoro by Innlngs: K. II. B. Atlanta.00000001 0?1 5 1 Now Orleans.... 0 0 0 0.0 00 0 0-rO* 5 1 Batterles: Ford and l&plurray; Br? toinst(v<n and Matthews. Tlme, 1:54. Umplre, Brown. At Moblle? Score bv Innlngs: R. H. H. . Nashvllle .010004010?6 9 1 Moblle .0 00 20000 1?3 6 1 Batterles: Berhardt and Hardy; Ga? klll and Garvln.. Tlme, 1:50, Umplnj, Carpenter. At Memphls? Scoro by Innings: R. H. H. Montgoiu'y...000 000 000 000 2?2 9 ?,. Memphls ...000 000 000 000 0?0 11 S Batterles: Thomas and Hart; Owen? and Shlelds. . Tlme, 3:10. UmplM, Pfennlngor. , TRESIDEXT OF DALI.'* CLUB DROPS DEAD UfRING GAME COLUMBUS, OHIO. July 12.?Thonuu J, Bryce, known to aportsmen as preji Ident of the Columbus.Amerlcan As.ro. olatlon Ball Club, dlod suddenly thl| afternoon ln the grandstand at Nell Park, where he had gone, along wlth thousands. of peoplo, to wjlwaa th? laat mme of the scheduled aerfe** b??; tweon the Columbua and ; the Toloda olubs. Heart dlaease was the qa*a?*y Tho game was postponed because ?*. hia dfiath.