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that he would like to entci '.he Cloth? ing business. RETURN TO NEW ORLEANS ! nptiiln nml Crew of Hornel llrtieenl iin to KxpedUlon. New Orleans, i>n.. January 16.?Cap? tain Charles Johnson, of the Hornet tlllbustcrlng expedition, and itvelva members of the crew, Including Chief UngJnoer Duvld p. Rowland, returned to New Orleans to-day on the steamer Joseph Vuccuro, which sailed from Puerto Cortez 1;? Wednesday. All were extremely reticent concerning the j movement of the Hondurau revolution? ists. Captain Johnson and crew left the Hornet at Ruatan and made their way .11 a sloop to Belize, where they board- ? id the Joseph Vuecaro. Their places on the Hornel had been taken by j (loridurans, ami when they departed troth Kuatatij the gunboat was pre-j paring to take arms and ammunition , to T. la Manuel Bonlllo was still at Ruatan when they left, whence lie was dl- 1 i ?.:)!-> the opi rations against the! p.uts on the gulf coast of the main- ; land. "Ahotll a dozen shots were fired lit us wltli small arms when we appcured at Ruatan." ?cid one of the Ameri? cans, hut the tire was not returned. We could have blown -the town up with Die modern mins on 'he Dornet, but then Uontlln would allow no shot to ho tired." V. hetl asli- (I where the Hornel pick ed up guns and ammunition after her. | departure from N?-w Orleans, every, member of the expedition declined to SCOUTING IN AEROPLANES l \ pi-rlnicnt In Mnde .-it Sun Francl-co It; Blrilnirn. San Frhnelscoj Citl., January 16.? The value of the aeroplane for scout? ing purposes was tested to-day h.V Army, othcers. In connection with Sun I i-a n< I.-, e s tiviutlon meets. Troops D-nt out from the Presidio, ov-er twelve inilev north of Sei fridge Field, cov? ered the distance to the aviation gtOiltld. lult despite the efforts of the hlrdmen t.. dud I hem, their position w as not discovert d. In the reconnoitre experiment. Wal? ler Brookins, of the Wright team, oar rled up 1.b ut. natu George K. II Kellyi of the Thirtieth Infantry, who. at an cU Valien of about JJJiOi) feet, toeik a half-dozen photographs and made ^.i survey of th?- country. The biplane did not venture far enough from the ground, however, for Ui- officers to dlsrovct the Presidio jb'rci l.titrr, Aviator Rugeno Kly, of Hie Curtlss camp, made a roconnols K.inco. but though he Hew almost as far its the Presidio itself, he failed to iatch sieht of th? soldiers General Tni=ke.r s. Bliss, win. acted ns umpire for tii- experiment, expressed himself well pleased with Lieutenant Kelly's teport. and said that he Is convinced ?Ii- aeroplane Is highly valuable for scouting purposes. BRYCE NOT TO RESIGN ttrltUli \luhftsMidor Will Not l|lllt Ills Post. Washington. D. >'.'.. January 10.?Ru sji'ors current In London to-day that Ambassador Bryce intended to resign i- ambassador to the Pnlted States were denied at the British embassy herf, \mb.is.?ador Bryce himself was ask til a few days ago about a report of hi-- resignation thai had reached here, spd he replied that lie had much work yet to a. complish In (he United States Mid did not contiinplalo leaving his ?St. tut. .i. nopwoon iti>it;>s. Retire* tin President of Virginia I'tirl* tlnil t ollege, ill l.>m-libiirg. [Spei'lal to Tin- Times-Dispatch | Lynchburg, Ya , January 16.?The trustees of tin Virginia Christian t.'ot lege. after being In conference tlits iitt?rnoon and evening for many hours, having met to receive the resignation '?i President J. 1 lopwo.nl, announced that no statement would be given out f. r publication to-night. It is believed Dr. Ilppwpod's resignation lias been ac? cepted, and that the board Is const-lc." lng the question of his successes. It Is thought either Dr s V. Willis, r<>r iii-'.!-.- of New York, er Denn J. S". Thomas, formerly connected with the State public schools as examiner ami Fuperinteiident of elementary schools, will lie chosen for the varancy. 1 > Manufacturing Company AK*lgun. [Special to The Times.Dispatch.! .ynehhurg, Yn . January 16?Adam; nroe Manufacturing Company, one the large-t mill working plants of ? State! assigned to-day, the liabil ?s litfUitf- ahy.it f'-.'>'?''? and assets ie,t..-$T*eefiO.* Most of the creditors ? local. The plant Is being operated complete unfUled orders, and will >oably be reorganized. All-Age Stake Hrlug linn. Rogers spring, Tehh., January 1$.? 1 .? running of the all-age stakes of i . Pnlted .-tates Field Trials, began to-day, with foity dogs entered, the record entry for any trials held In th* United States on Jails The number Includes dogs most successful In the trials of the season er.e?ng with the Rogers Spring meeting. Eight bracts were run to-day. Gle.npnry Mark. Moneche. Theodore Whin-stone. Mobile and Bill Johnson wore most fortunn-.e In tindlng birds. Bei cjsi of the number of Startern three days will be required to complelu tii" all-age event, To-day's weather conditions were good Iwk tid for Clgnr-Mnkera. Washington. January 16.?An appeal lo the officers and members of orn nlzed labor is being sent out by the American Federation of l.abor. asking financial aid for the striking cigar milkers at Tampa. Fin. ? i'Ji'O-" "ii ? - depends upon proper nourish mcnl?a balanced ration. The most frequent lack is bone-form? ing material, causing soft, weak, diseased, crooked bones. cott's Emulsion supplies every element needed. It's a balanced ration for bone as well as flesh. Every child should have a ?mall dose daily. oRusoiare "ASK MR. BOWMAN" VIRGINIA TAXI SERVICE CO. always brings eager buyers, confidence?an asset which much to trifle with. More facts about our It's we the result of treasure too bale of Distinctive Overcoats Many men have had their eye on certain patterns that they felt unable to buy at the time. In they're coming now, one fellow yesterday with $26.85 to buy a $40 coat he'd spotted earl}' in the season, another with $35.85 to buy a $50 coat, and. so on. Here's the schedule? Men's Overcoats $15 OVerCoats now. ?|i and $'Ji> Overcoats now J'.'S Overcoats now. $32 and $:tj Overcoats now J."S and $40 Overcoats now $50 and $65 Overcoat a note. Pi U.S.', SiT.sr. iks2.SS Fur and Fur-Lined Overcoats $20 Kur Overcoats now. $12,sr, $25 Pur Overcoats now. *i7.s." $.".0 Fur-Lined Overcoats now tfao.sr, jt.'. Fur-Lined Overcoats now $ftS.S5 |10o Fur-Lined Overcoats jjow 973.83 5100 Fur-Lined Overcoats howOnw.SJ Suits same way. News of South Richmond South Richmond bureau, i The Tlmes-Disp itcli, 1103 Hull Street. A blazo in the home >>f u. D, Uailcy, at the corner <?f Fourteenth Street itntl Semmes Avenue, that originated from an overturned oil Move, almost resulted in the destruction of the building yes? terday afternoon. Kxcept for heroic efforts on the part of ihn South Rich-1 niond lire department, which responded to the alarm; the resilience would have undoubtedly gone up In smoke. As It was. the dam ige amounted to something between !.'?" and $100. When the department arrived on tin- scene the smoke was pouring in hlaek clouds from the windows, and tin- little red flames Ikked greedily at the dry wool I ?n a way that threatened disastrous results not only for the Bulley home, hut neighboring house* as well. The fir einen struggled through the shioku of the burning compartment and flood-: ed the room with chemicals. A half hour previous to this alarm tho South Richmond lir? department, had responded to a call from 905 Perry Street, where the residence of Sir?. Mary Gtiry wag threatened by a burn? ing chimney. This blaze was smoth? ered by the department before it im? able to do any damage worth speak? ing of. and the fire apparatus was driven back to the station Just In time to respond to the other alarm. Ulli l>nv In Police ( ouri. A cloud of witnesses, sprinkled hero and there with a few white faces, thronuged the Police Court, Part _'. yesterday morning; The unlucky angel of "little Africa" broke loose Saturday night, and one negro after another wr.s "run In" for breaking the laws of the Commonwealth In sorite fnshlou or other. "Doctor" Stubbs, recently of Peters - burg, who has ho oft-m Braced police circles, was allowed to depart in peace Siii'aday morning, after he had slept off his drunk In the station house cell. The family I roubles of the Opple nians. of 1:105 Hull Street, that resulted In the entire family being brought Into :lio public eye, were settled out or , court, and Justice Maurice was forced 1 to wipe the case off the docket when 1 it was reported that amity was again j restored, and the family was willing to j pay I he 51.50 costs. Guy Kunows and .lames Taylor were I found guilty of lighting in the street Saturday night and lined $.". and costs. I .lames Brudshuw. colored, paid |2.5l) 1 and costs into lite city treasury tor j "cussing' and abusing Lily Jones, also 1 colored. K?r pulling on' an impromptu ring encounter In the streets Saturday night, George Robertson and Malhew ; Jones, both colored, were stung for ; and costs and JL',50 and costs re? spectively. .lames Brooks, colored, arrested as ' .1 suspicious character, was dismissed 1 after paying tin- costs. lira Pastor's Saturday; night .lag cost him jr. and costs in addition to the ! booze. Thomas Johnson, colored, hhd to : part with $2.6(1 and rests for hnnding Lizzie Carrington. colored, a stiff one one on the kisser. Thomas Oarrett, colored, was stung SI" and costs for going on the wnr path Saturday night ? -.?.Ith the assist? ance of sum.- red rye?-hhd threatening the lifo vt bis spouse. Terrified by awe-inspiring pictures of tin- reformatory at Laurel, six little white boys, charged with stoning and tormenting Milton Plcasnnts, an aged negro, were yesterday morning dis? missed by .Tnstleo Maurice with o warning as to future conduct. Musical I'rocrani. An elaborate program of mvislr has l>r?n prepared for the tflft and conrort to be given Thursday night ?t ? o'clock In th? pariotiayti MRS. NAUON IN ACTION ! ??ii|.clKarr?e lender" " ,,,"'u"' ?* '?? ??M-drl,.k and Figures in Schenk Poisoning Case >tr_,-EiT>rf or the central Methodist Church. Tho cn- \ tortalnment is In the bunds of the Sunday-1 school classes of Mr*. Pfeiffer and Mrs. ltob ort Ellington, whllo the musical program I Is being arranged by Miss Mittle Ellington. | No admission fee will bo churcod, but a silver offering will be taken up at tho duor. I and the entire proceeds of 11>is offering art.I tu bo toward Improving the sundav.school ' library of the church. Many Heard tho lllshop. A congregation that taxed Ihn rapacity ol the blinding was on hand Sunday morning In tho Mead a Memorial Church tu hear lh? ' sermon delivered there by Ulshop a. M. Randolph, of tho Episcopal Dloceso of South- ! era Vistula. l'owhutiin Honor Roll. Below is tre; honor roll of tho Fowhatan ? Scho<| for the month of December: Seventh ft?1.aura Anderson, l.izrla BaliSy, Louise Johnsoa. Louise Williams. So von tb a?Nora DuVuI, Virginia Pulltam. I Mario Hudd. Sixth B?Ethel Apperaon, Margaret Beooks, | Katharine Uwathncy, Itssel Link. Utlu ' Reams, .Mildrod Snolllngs. Sixth A?Herman Booth. Rosa Adams. ' Cornelia Bass, -May Bradley, Marlon Carrol:, .lassie DuVal, Katclio Letter. Esther Mor rissettc, Edith Palmer. Fifth B tli-Puge Kelly, Edna l.awsen. Ethel Southn.il. Fifth ll (ii?Helen Greenwood. Margaret Bailey, tilatly* Johnson, Itiith P.osson. Fifth A tu?Minion Lawrence. Fifth A. (2>?Audrow Welch, Mattlo Cole. I Esther Dixon, Lena Fltzpairlck. Florence * Sill. Tbclnia Haddock, Edna Jones, Pearl Scamster, Ida Wilkinson, Grace Scainsier. i Third A (1!)?Martha Rat<s. Ida Caner;! Florence crooks. Wrglnla. Green, Marlon Long, Beufah Robertson, Virginia Sharp; ttrnih cofcr, Herley Saiulona, Eddie Savory, .lohn Wright. Hustings Court Upens. Tho regular January session of tho Hurt-1 nigs Court, 1'nri :'. convened yesterday morn-j lug, ?lih Judge Wells presiding; Whits tho] grand Jury was ?uninionuil lo the court? house yesbl'dny morning nothing In tho way of a hearing hum alv.n. The day was malir ly occupied in tho setilng of cases that are to bo tried this term, and Clerk DuV?l inn prepared mi unusually heavy docket of civil : and criminal casts. Several cases have bean sent l.aek by higher courts tor retrial through some eir^r in the first hearing,'] notable among which Is the eusc of Orubbsl against tho Southern Railway for heavy, damages. Grub Iis secured damages In thiil lower court, hut a retrial was granted the! company oil some technical ?round. There are n number of plyll cases ki he. hoaril. none, however, of notable Interest. It was thought for u lima that tho Lumnkln I i'fifs might t.e sent back for retrial, but Assistant City Attorney Anderson, who has, tlo- caio ii. charge, has ma<le no open step in thai direction. The only damage suit of any'proportions Is that of Mattlo Mosby against tbn Vir gin la Ratlwiiy and Power Company for tS.OOO damages for Injuries received. Min? nie Mill, hurt at the same time, at the last term received 1500 damages after suing (or i',000. Few Criminal Coses. The only criminal cases of nay rnnn queiici on the docket up to Ihij time are those of IMward Threat, colored, who must answer tor the vicious attack ho made on a negro woman recently, and Leslie Oarbcr, who Is charged jynh the theft of u j saddle from a mule hitched by the side of the public highway. The case of thu Commonwealth against CSudte. on a toioiiy charge, that has created such Interest In tho Southsldc, had to he postponed until the February lerm on ac? count 6f I he fact $"iat Caiidlo Is .already In Jail; where he was recently ?111 on a thirty days' sentence from the Hustings court. Pari i. Tha jury Is composed of the following: A. F, Molt. A. ft. Hooker. W. R. Flournoy. George W. ll. lt, Samuel Meyer. George H. Jones. "William F. Lamb, If. H. Baldwin. B. P. V.flden, Paul B. Tunntall and George E. Gary. Cases Sot for Trial. The following cases had been set for trial last night when the clerk's office closed: ftijbcrt Lumpkln vs. Annlo Oppleman, mo? tion for Judgment: set for January 26. Joseph Otmlomon vs. Haddock & ilroon. appeal; so*, for Januar;.- 28, Mutile Mosby vs. Virginia Railway and Tower Company, trespass on the case; set for January JO. Woodward ?- Son vs. A. Stargardt, gornl shee; sof for January 26. Nannie W. Protfltt vs. Anna Oppleman, trespass on the case In slander; sot for January 2?. Tho Ohio Laundry Machfnory Compaay vs. Model Laundry, assumpslt, set for February 6. Percy V. Prlro vs. Virginia Hallway and Power Company, trespass on the cnaot; set tor February 2. . Commonwealth vs. Edward Threat, felony; ?et for January 23. Commonwealth vs. Leslie Gnrher, felony; set for January 2.1. Commonwealth vs. John Massle, appeal; set for January 23. ft. W. Currlngton yesterday qualified be? fore the bar of tho Hustings Court, Part 2, as an attorney at law. Passion Day. "The Passion Play," Illustrated by sixty beautiful stornoptlcon views of the famous presentation, wllj be tho subject of a lec? ture 10 be given by Dr. J. W. Durham, pas? tor of '!.o JJaliibrfdge Strent Baptist Church noxl Frldaj night In tho church building. Dr. Durham was at Oberemmagau last sum? mer when tho Passion Play was being given and tall:* from first hand Information. '1 lie enilro proceeds of the lecture are to j go toward lite annex fund of the church. Had Narrow Escape. I What ?nine near being n serious accident | ! was averted early yesterday morning only I'by khi skill and coolness of one of tho mo tonnen of Ihc Virginia Railway und Power Company. As Hull street car No. 46 ciimo i sweeping dow n South Richmond's main I thoroughfare about 7 o'clock tho llgurn of a three-horse brick wagon loomed I? tho 1 dual; 11 few feet In front of the ear. Whllo It was too into to prevent a collision the brnverv and i-'kIII of Iho inotonnnn provonted j the utter rnln of tho car and the Injury I of many passengers. The brakes were hurriedly applied, but the ponderous hi Irk wngon. drowning the clang 'of the bell In tho clatter of tho Iron tires on the cobbles, swung down Fourteenth 1 Street mi'l across the trank Just in timo to bi nlruck um'.dshlp by the car. ! The vestibule of tho ear was mashed to I got tier lige an ncrordlan. the motormsn 1 stunned, and tho negro driver Hung from i his scat In such n ninnner that he dropped I frightened, but unhurt, nt tho motormau's ; feet. One of thn three mub'a hitched to tho I wagon w;i5 lifted completely from tho ground ' and caught on the fender, and tho side of the wagon suffered some damage. Tho pas sengers, however, escaped with little moro then a shaking up. Personal and General. The friends of Mrs. M. J. Niehol? of 1205 Hull Street, will bo glad to bear that she Is recovering from an attack of tho grip and Mi urlsy, W. Edward Tltniur. of Reading, Pn.. who bus been visiting his sitter, Mrs. Charles Htadclmeyer, of S1H4 Decatur Street, will No Wednesday for Tils home. Mrs. j0t111 Reams. :of 8wansboro, is eon: Til CUKE A ROM) IN OSE DAV T*kc l/AXATIVB BHOMO Qulnlno 'lublett. l>niK?fli.i? refund money If U fnlla to cur<i. B. W. OliOVK'B signature U on box. lie. j lined to her home by Illness. Thomas Cook Is critically 111 of pneumonia nt his homo In Stvonsboro. Mrs. 13. D. Whltehead, of East Ninth street, is Improving. Til* regular meeting of the Manchester Lodge, No. it. Ancient, Fre.i and Accepted Mason*, was held last night hi th.. hall, corner of Cowarilln Avenue und Hull Street. Nothing hut routine biudnnss came before Ilia meeting. The Wednesday nuht act-vice nt the Unlu lirldce Street Mannst Church will be under the direction of ih<' Ladles' Missionary So el?*ty. A good program or special mush- has been prepared, and every 0110 l? Invited to i be preaent mi this meeting, both men and women. Tltere win bo a roll-ruil of the incmbora of itie society. Robert Trego. burl recently by the ex? plosion of a gasolene can, t? Improving rap ld:>- In the Rheltering Anns Hospital. The condition of Cuptaln William R. rtow lett. who wns seriously Injured last week In a railway sniaisti-up, u recovering ?o rapidly that It Is hoped that be can be brought to South Richmond la the near future. I_Around the Hotels j Richmond?Hector l> K?flnond, M. Edmohd, j C, Rdmond. Mlllboro; .1. K. Catllu. Hoauoke; J. H. Whither, lloanoko; ''. Kov.ui Milter, Mlllboro: .1. D. Klncald. Mlllboro; W. W.I Dunu. Norfolk; .lohn .1. W.tiufr. Somerset! T. \VV Noble, Lynchburg; Sidney Johnaou, | Virginia; W. H. Bullock. Muuuiai; a. D. I Wcavlir, Norfolk. Park?.tames II. Garllck, M. D., Htauntun; j It. ?'. Munford. Virginia*; w. n. McCor-1 uilck. Virginia. Murphy's?C. W. Huxbes. Roanoke; a. \V. liuhrman, .V'lnsduii; W. 0. Patterson, Nor? folk; Mrs. T. H. Johnson, South Boston. Mrs. Prank Wlllihgham. Houston; L. a Williams, Norfolk; I.. M. Baurman'. Char, loltcsvlllci K; l' tVeavef, Wnynoslioro; .1.1 Kump Whit.. Crowe; William J3. frier. Meredlthvlllo; w.* a. Patterson,, Meredith vlllc; w. H. Nowlln, Lynshburg; W. n. Jones. Norfolk; M. Uilliam, Virginia: a. a. Cloe, Virginia; George C. Frank. Norfolk; Miss L. Sadler. Lynchburg; It. Rwing, Vlrgluia; Joseph Hanks. Norfolk: James Hardy. Chase City; I>, s. 1'hlfca.r. Norfolk. Lexington?I., a. Setcbell, Clnromont; J It. I.ooinls. Newport News: G. S. Cluy, Po'? tersburg; J. 1.. Hunting, Norfolk; li. It. Rob'. Ins, Stnunton: K. C. Ralston, Dayton! S. K. McD?no?gh. Btale Farm; II. C. N?st, Kork?vi!le; W. I?. She! ton. Norfolk. Davis?T. M. Hlckera. Virginia; a. Star* gardt. Norfolk: c. n. Grirriu. Kmporla; Mrs. 1!. .1. Waller. II. B. Walker. Itoldcroft. Stumpfs--W. L. Harrison, ''hartes City; L. M. P.obtnson. Virginia. Gilbert?W. L. Daugherty, Newport News;' John a. Moss. Newport News; C. Y. Steptoe, | Lyncht) urg. Itl l.l' AGAINST W. It. I'AGK. Iii i-tni Lawyer "llnal Slmv. Cnuae W hy He Should N'ol He Disbarred. (Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Bristol, Va.. lanuaiy 16.?Judge I'ana Mur.man, of the Bristol Law Court, to day Issued a rule against W. R. Page, a Bristol lawyer, requiring him to hp. pear Wednesday to show cause. If any, why he should not bo disbarred. Tills action grew out of a suit which Page fined In the Chancery Court, in which he used language which Judge Hartnan construed to relleot seriously upon his integrity us: a judge. The Page bill. It is claimed, charges in effect that Judge Harman was in collusion with the city In certain proceedings pending in hla court. STRIKERS CAUSE EXPLOSION Three Workmen Burned When Gun Main Is Cut. Lisbon, Portugal, January 16.?An underground explosion of gas near the railroad terminal last night caused much alarm. Throe workmen were se? riously burned and considerable dam ago to property In the vicinity was done. The explosion was duo to the gas main having been cut by the gashouso workmen who arc on strike or by their sympathizers. The railroad service continued to? day ns usual. To-day a bomb was exploded In the Chellas tunnel of the Bell Lille Hall? way. No one was Injured, but several holes wore torn in the underground passage, necessitating the suspension of traffic on the Belt Line. It Is believed that the bomb was thrown by a discharged workman. Ilranil Whltlock Uns Appendicitis. Toledo, O., January 16.?Suddenly stricken Sunday with appendicitis, .Mayor Brand Whltlock is confined to his bed nt his home. C2fl Winthrop Street. IDs physicians suy that no operation will bo necessary nt this time, but that he must remain In bed several days. (Continued From First Page.) deposit box and turn them over to Al? bert, nnd you said that ought to bo worth that amount to you If you got them for Mrs. Schenk?" "That Is not true. No such conveT? sntion took place." Best Pill For 60 years we have had perfect confidence in Aye^s I Pills. We wish you to have [this same confidence also. First ask your doctor. Ob? tain his approval. He knows best Thengo ahead. jggjg| Jury Returns Verdict Against1 Montague After Eight Min- J utes' Deliberation. , Oxford, N. C. January 16.?Eight minutes' deliberation by the Jury of the Criminal Court, convened in Hpe elal term by order of Governor Kitchln, \vnt? all that was neeess. .-y to-day for the conviction of Nathan Montague, a negro, for tho murder of Dayton Sun? ders, his daughter, Manic, un(i ]iia granddaughter, Irene Overton, at Hester, on December IS last. He was sentenced to be electrocuted on Febru? ary 15 next. Montague was brought from the penitentiary at Raleigh, u Jury was Impaneled, the, prlsonei was convicted and sentenced nnd returned to rtalelgh within twelve hours. Before the large crowd that had gathered was allowed to enter tho courthouse, every one wns searched, and those with weapons wore barred. Before announcing the verdict of tho Jury, Judge G. W. Ward stntloncd otll cers In different parts of tho building, and warned the people that arrests would follow any demonstrat'on. They received the verdict of the Jury In silence. Judge Ward commented on the good order of the commun'ty In, allowing the law to luko Its course In punishing Montague for his crime. Though there were no witnesses to I Montague's horrlblo deed, tho dlseov- I cry of the blood-stained sltirt of Miss Muttlo Sanders and her purse In Mon? tague's possession the. day after she and her father nnd Miss Overtoil were found burned to a crisp .11 the ruins Of their home nt Hester was sufficient evidence r-v- the court to convict tho negro. ?Montague was brought from tho State prKon at Italeigh to-day by Sheriff Wheeler, of Granvllte county, and followed by a guard of militia? men. At the time of his arrest there woro threats of lynching, and Monta? gue was taken secretly from the county Jail at Durham to tho Stale prison, where ho had remained ever since. Tho negro had no counsel when thu case was called, and Judge Ward ap? pointed Iivo local attorneys Id defend him. Montague was arrested on December 19, following the rinding of the bodies of Snunders. his daughter Mat tie and Ills' granddaughter, Irene Overtoil. In the ruins of the Sauhders home near Hester, which was set oil tire on the night of Ihn murders. There wero signs of a struggle in the yard, and a blood-stained knife was foun* lit thu well house. This was declared to be the property of Montague, who lived In tho neighborhood and had been em? ployed by Sounders In killing hogs. Sheriff Wheeler went to Montague's house and placed the negro under ar? rest. Neighbors gathered In :,uch num? bers that Sheriff Wheeled took IllM prisoner to Durham by an out of the way route, and later removed him to the state prison. Governor Kitchln directed thnt the militia be placed at tiic disposal of the sheriff when the case came to trial, and a strong guard wa? maintained about the prisoner at all times. OBITUARY .Mrs. Nccdorn I'. I., l ord. [Special to The Tlmes-liispati h 1 CioldshorO, N. <"?. January 10.? The death of Mi?. N'cedoru Elizabeth Rcltner Kord, aged seventy-eight years, occurred early Sunday morning. Sho formerly resided in South Carolina, her native State. Ilenjiiinln < . I'lufrock. [Special to Tb.- Times:I dsputch. 1 Winchester. Va . January 16.?The body 01 Ucnjamln C. Flhfrock reached here this afternoon from Sprlngllold, O, where he died Saturday of typhoid fever, aged forty-three years, lie wan the son of B. <.'. Finfr?ck. De leaves his mother, three sisters and four brothers. J Mr*. I ucliiila Nwntx. [Spct lal to The Tlnies-Dlspatch J Winchester, Vn . January 16.?Mrs. Duolnda Swatz, widow of Frank Swat/., died near Winchester from complica? tion of diseases. aged seventy-two years. Three daughters anil live sons survive. George I". Price. (Special to The Tlmes-Dlspateh.l Winchester. V.l.. January 16.?Goo. V. price, native of Shcnandoah county, tiled at the Winchester Memorial Hos? pital of rheumatism, aged forty-three years. Ho leaves a widow and flvo children at Brunswick, Md. Jacob Baxter. (Special to The Times-Dispatch.! Bristol. Va., January 16.?Jacob Bax? ter, it native of Virginia, but most of whose life was spent In Bast Tennes? see, tiled at Washington College, thnt State. Thursday of the past week, In tho ninety-fifth yenr of his nge. Ho I* survived by his widow, who was for? merly Miss Karaphlno Shannon, and four sons and one daughter. He waa born at Lacy Springs. November 8, 1816. Ho was married In 1861. He, moved to Tennessee In 1S35, nnd since 1S47 had resided nt Washington College. His surviving sons nro: Rev. George W. Baxter, formerly a minister in Illi? nois; Rev. Frank Baxter, of Indiana, formerly of Ravetiswood. W. Va.. and Rev. W. W. Baxter, of Cookvllle. Tonn. Ills onlv dnughter. Miss Ulla Baxter, made her home with her parents. Thn body of Mr. Baxter was burled at Old Salem Cemetery, nt Washington Col? lege, ills four sons noting ns pall? bearers, Wnlfer Wilson, Jr. (Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch. I Walter Wilson. Jr.. the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wilson, of Wnl korton, Va.. died at the home of tils1 parents yesterday morning. The body was brought to Richmond late yostor- 1 day afternoon and the Interment will take place In Hollywood Cemetery this morning at 11 o'clock. The funeral will lie. conducted privately at the resl donee of A. J. Chownlng. grandfather j of tho child Mrs. O. I?. ShiMv. Burnn Vlfllli, Va.. January 16.?Mrs. 1 O. I'. Shaw died at the home of her son. Dr. 10. II. R?WO, president of the Southern Seminary, In this city, this morning at 1:30, after 11 short Illness. Mrs. Shaw was the widow of Miuot S. Shaw, anil was horn in Klmwood. Mass., November 111, m<". Sho was eighty-j (lye years old. The hotly was taken to 131 mWood, Mass., this afternoon for Interment, a short service being luld at Mr. Rowe'H home, and was accom? panied by l>t'- R?wo and his family. Mrs. Shaw spent most of her lifo at Bowling Green, and had a wide, circle of friends all over tho Stnte. .Mrs. MI11 ill. llruffey. (.Special to The Times-Dispatch.1 Salem, Va.. January 16.?Mrs. Lila M. Brtlffey, widow of Dr. J. W. Bmf fev. died shortly beforo midnight Sat? urday In tho Jefferson Hospital nt Roan'oke. Mrs. Rriiffoy was seventy one years of ngo and had boon a resi? dent of Salem since tho year of 1878. Sho was an aunt of tho Into Colonel W. O. Crawford, whose sudden death occurred at Thanksgiving In Lynch burg. and also of Eugene and William Crawford, and of Mrs. Magglo Shep pnrd. of Salem. The funeral services wero conducted Monduy afternoon a,t n o'clock from tho Presbyterian Church, nnd Inter? ment was In Fast Hill Cemetery._ otoo Zaic for ?.hdkilitniion. i.OSTr AT^THF AUDmRHUM~ RAST night, small oval pin, with amethyst setting. 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Broad. ?PROHIBITION A FAILURE Nevr Governor Aluhniuu Declare* Montgomery, Alu?, January IG.?Em? met O'Neal, of Floronco, Ala., Ala ! bama's tlilrty-fourtli Governor, was ' sworn In this aftornoon nn o platfofui near the State House in his Inaugural address to tho Legislature Govcrndi O'Neal declared Alabama's prohibition laws to lo an Invasion of Individual rights ami constitutional guarantees and branded the attempt in insert u prohibition clause In the State Consti? tution an an offspring of Intolerance 'and bigotry. iL- proclaimed prohibi? tion a failure and recommended n ^"ti eral local option law. I He advocated n divorce between th?. Il'liior Interests and politics, and said lit could be accomplished by the ir-a !tl"ti of an excise commission, vested with power to control liquor tralllc. Governor Broxtou Bragg Comer, It relinquishing the office to Goverhoi O'Neul. tooit a parting shot at corpor nie Interests. lie Halt): "Roth in i'ongress und before the Federal courts at Washington there Is now going; on a gigantic struggle t< free tho government and the peop)h lioni the grasp of the strongest com l Inatlon of allied Interests ever form? ed. Never lias there been such an Insurrection against their seltlsh riilc The states from the extreme Kant l< the extreme West, whether Republican oi Democratic, are aroused as never before." Rpllbery Deported. Hetty .Martin reported to the police yesterday that her homo, in the rear of 603 F.ast Main Street, hud been broken Into and a suit of clothes and 1 a pair of trousern stolen. Tho value of the clothes is given jat ?32.60. DEATHS NORMJ3NT- Hied. ;,t tin Home for In curables. Rlghmond, \"a.. Monday evening. January 16, ..l o'clock. A. ST HA UGH A N NORM I-2NT, in the eighty-seventh year of his age. Charlotte und Raleigh, N. 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