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Annum Exhibition* Mill Ue Given.
Relics of War UctWecn Stute?
I8pccial to The Times-Dleoatch.l
Fredcrlcksburg, Vn, March 27.?The
Fair Association of Orange county haa
been organized, io give annual exhibi
tionn, the following being the officer?
for tho first year: W. W. Sanford, prca
ident; Georgn \V. Barbour, T. K. Bow.
13. G- Leigh, vice-presidents; M. C. War?
ren, uecrotary; V. P. Shackcltord, treas?
urer; Directors?George T. Marshall, T.
L. Gillum, Dr. J. S. Andrews, E. V.
Hoffman,-.13. ?F. Summers, W. F. Jones,
lt. D. Browning, .). N. Andrews, Leo
rannlll, 11. O. Lyne, 13. J. WoodvlUe,
G. E. Wangli, AVIS????? DuPont, L A.
Rhodes, IT. T. Holladay, B. F. Solby,
ft. P. Iloberton, Ch?rlc? N. Harris and
N. 'A. W?lfel.
V/. G. Beano, of Lancaster county,
lost a cargo of 50,000 feet of lumber i
in a atorrn a few dayB ago, when the
schooner on which the lumber was
loaded .was wrecked in the Chesapeake
Harry L. Marchant has been appoint?
ed farm demonstrator for Middlesex'
Edward Brown, of Stafford county
whipj plowing, upturned a rille barrel
an old canteen and an old knife, rel?
ics <->f the War Between the States.
The knife waa in a perfect state ol,
[ preservation except for the rust on
the blade, and on the handle' was cut
the Initials H. A. N. The handle is of
walnut wood, and had become, petri?
fied. It Is evident that these relics
were left by some of the Federal'troops
during their encarjpmcnt In Stafford
county, near this city. In the sixties.
While on his way to this city from
Spotsylvanla county, William F. Kent
? had his log broken. Becoming cold,
lie walked beside his wagon, which was
loaded with railroad tics, stumbled
over some rough ground, fell, and the
wheel of the fftgon passed over his
left leg, breaking It above the ankle.
Washlncrton Minister Oets Distressing
Ncwi From Ills Son.
[Spoclal to The Times-Dispatch.]
"Washington, N. O., March 27.?Rev.
J. B. Bridgers, pastor of the Methodl6t
Episcopal Church, of Bath, N. C, this
county, received a telegrem this morn?
ing fro .i his son, Rev. L. B- Bridgers.
s. traveling evangelist, stating that h's
wife and threo children had been
burned to death last night at Mlddle
boro, Ky, .Tho wire gave no particu?
lars In regard to the deaths. Rev. Mr.
Bridgers, the husband and father of
those burned. Is expected to arrive in
Bath some time thH week. Miss Bridg?
ers, a sister of the bereaved husband,
'.lyes in Portsmouth, Va.. and has gone
to Mlddlesboro to attend the funeral.
R?V. ?Ii B. Bridgers was appointed by
Bishop .liCndrlx to Bath circuit ?t the
last district conference held in Eliza;
both City several months ago.
A UeSted Deserter Held.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.']
Danville, Va., March 27.?Eddie Wil?
son, a young white man, is being held
In Jail here pending the arrival of a
United States army officer, who will
come for him. Wilson was arrested
here charged with being a desert';
from the army the early part of the
winter. He was at work here in the
cotton mills when arrested._
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Kansas City, Mo., March 27.?Joe
Birmingham's squad of the Cleveland
American League baseball team de?
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Boclgtion team to-day.
.Score: R. H. E.
Cleveland . 12 15 0
Kansas City . 5 S 2
Batteries: Falkenberg, Young and
Smith; Powell, Owens and James.
Wiu Out In Ninth.
Chattanooga, Tonn.. March 27.?
Hummers three-bane hit scored D^u
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bcrt from first with the winning run
in the ninth inning in to-day's game
between Chattanooga and Brooklyn.
Score: R- **. E.
Chattanooga . 2 6 ~
Brooklyn .3 6 *
Batterie.?. Covaleskie, Demaree and
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Win by Timely IIIttlnj?
Nashville. Tenn.. March 27.?By
timely hitting in the sixth inning the
Chicago Cubs scored five runs this of
ternoon and took the game easily fro*ro
the locals by the score of 8 to 4.
Southerners Fall to Score.
Charleston. S. C, March 27.?In the
first of a two-game series, the local
Sally League team was defeated by
the Philadelphia Nationals 10 to 0.
Detroit Weak at Bat.
Memphis, Tenn.. March 27.?Memphis
was belter than Detroit at th6 bat to?
day and won, 4 to 3.
Detroit Colts Win.
Dallas, Texas. March 27.?The De?
troit colt team defeated Dallas to-day
2 to 0. Wlllett pitched the entire nine
innings for Donovan's squad, and was
never In trouble. The same teams will
play to-morrow.
Hnrd-Fought name nt Atlnuta.
Atlanta, Ca., March 27.?The New
York Americans won In a hard-fought
game with the Atlanta Southern
Leaguers here to-day, 10 to S.
Athletics Win From Columbia.
Columbia. S. C, March 27.?Tha
World's Champions to-day defeated
Columbia by a score of 7 to 3. Lord
and Baker made home runs.
Austin I.ones to Xerr York.
Austin, Texas, March 27.?The New
York National second team defeated
the Austin Texas League team here
to-day, 6 to 4.
Meridian Team Defeated.
Meridian. Miss. March 27.?The Min?
neapolis team of the American Asso?
ciation defeated the Meridian team of
the Cotton States League by the score
of 7 to 1.
Gilbert N'ickoll? Makes Remarkably
Varl Card of 141.
Pinehurst. N. C. March 27.?A r?
markably fast card of hi won the
championship gold medal for Gilbert
Nieholls, a professional, in to-day's
thirty-six hole round of the open event
of the annual united North and South
golf championship. Donald Ross, pro?
fessional, was second in 14S. and his
brother, Alexander, third, In 151.
Walter J. Travis, former British and
American champion; William C.
Fownes, Jr.. national amateur cham?
pion, and Charles Evans, Jr., of Chi?
cago. Western open champion, were
first, second and third among the ama?
teurs, with scores of 155, 151 and 1?2.
Bout I? Called Off. I
Memphis. Tenn., March 27.?An eight
round bout, between .Tack White of
Chicago, and Joe Mandat, of New Or?
leans, scheduled to take place to-day,
was called off because of an Injury
sustained by the Chicago man. In
walkimr about his room at a local
hotel White stepped on a piece of
broken glass, cutting a deep gash In
his right foot. The wound Is not con?
sidered serious.
MbtslNNllipi Coll OK? I.OM'N.
Clinton, Miss.. March ?7.--The hawa
ball team of the State Agricultural
and Mechanical College defeated Mis?
sissippi College here to-day 5 to 2.
Victory for Princeton.
Princeton, N. J., March 27.?Prince?
ton defeated New York University In
a seven-inning game here to-rtav by
Ithe score of 10 to 5.
.Honey Withdrawn by Supervisor*.
Who Claim Tlint Politics la -
Being Played.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch. I
Statin ton. Va.. March 27.?The Board
of Supervisors to-day withdrew an ap?
propriation of $400 for a boys' corn
idub. The board recommended Nathan
Parkins for appointment as instructor,
but T. O. Sandy, the State representa?
tive of the Department of Agriculture,
recommended to the. department an?
other person, and the board claimed
politics was being played, and with?
drew tho appropriation.
. -The board' raised the county road
"levy from SO to 40 cents on tho $100.
which will Increase the road fund 41G.:
.ludge Letcber, of the Circuit Court,
went before the board and urged that
the -old tail be hold, and a new lot
be bought and a modern Jail erected.
Ho severely criticized the present anti?
quated jail.
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Now wasn't It a great Improvement?
We play 'cm a sain to-day.
Bet a kopec that we win.
Did you notice Jlmmle Sullivan?
Guess he wasn't there with the trusty
willow. Two times up and two bln
glcs where they were not.
George Cowan also got his In the
right place, and so did Lodge. Guess
we haven't got a likely brace of catch?
.And, folks, take youv hat off to h'g
Hall. lie came here, paying his own
way, went into the box yesterday and
pitched a great game, allowing but
two hits in his three innings. And not
a run would have resulted if there had
been clean fielding behind hi in.
Don't want to be hard on Clauser,
but he doesn't look like league timber
after yesterday's showing. Six errors
are quite a bunch to have in one
game, and there could have been sev?
eral more charged but that the leniency
of those scoring made allowances.
It may be that the boy Is suffering
from stage fright. If he is, he wants
to get over it.
I would like to sec Sullivan try
Baker at short. Martin at second and
Pfahler at third.
Bv the way, Pfahler is going to play
third to-day if yesterday's arrange?
ment holds.
Farrell's line-up will be about the
McCabe is sore all over, and that's
why he has not shown up to such good
Notice the way that boy Raker is
hitting this season. He Isn't bragging
about himself as a sticker, but Is will?
ing to wager that he does a great deal
better than he did last season.
We came pretty nearly getting Dan?
ny Kauft, only he is homesick and
wouldn't stop in Richmond.
Pretty good showing for only two
games together, and it is going to bo
even better to-day.
Don't forget that we outbattcd thorn.
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Just a, case of too many errors, and
they -were made at one point.
What should please every fan is the
way Sullivan keeps his men informed
what to do. He watched every play
yesterday, and was coaching every
minute. Some catcher, too.
Dutch rtevelle's arm must be mighty
sore. Imagine Dutch doing the un?
derhand stuff.
Bob Pender need hove no fear about
holding his Job In the Eastern League
If he keeps up the standard of work
he has done here thus far. Not a sin?
gle criticism could be found, even it
we were looking for it.
Made just one mistake yesterday,
and that was when he announced that
Revelle would go in for Richmond.
Wait for the amateur league season
to begin. Then watch for some real
Charlie Cowardin Is In our midst,
and he denies that he is writing sports
on the Roanoke papers. 'In fact, he
denies that anybody is writing sports
in the Magic City.
Had a visit from W. C. Thatcher
head of the Spaldlng agency in Wash?
ington. He is here to try and give a
pennant to the Richmond Amateur
Baseball League, which will doubtless
be gratefully accepted.
Also he promised me a score book
with my name on it.
The Richmond Bowling Association
will banquet its members and the
press next Monday night. Frank Bll
lcy is goln?r to be toastmaster and
Zack Woodall and Jay Lewis are down
for toasts. Zack will speak upon "The
Pleasure of Attending Bunqucts." and
Jay will discourse upon "How Quick?
est to Recover From the Effects of a
The association, or as many of the
members as survive the speeches, will
reorganize into a permanent body.
Academy of Music? Dark;
Bijou?"The Thief,"' nintiuce and
Lu blu?Vaudeville.
Good Performance of Fatuous Play.
Again the Bijou has proved itself to
be a great Institution. Last night the
management presented one of the mas?
terpieces of one of the world's great?
est playwrights?"Tho Thief." by Henri I
Bernstein?and presented It with a
company which, for the most part, was
exceedingly satisfactory. Those who
havo never seen this famous play will
do well to visit that popular priced
playhouse this week and learn why
the piece has been one of the great
successes of tho last few years.
Blanche Shirley, as Mme. Voysiri, |
gave an intelligent, careful perform- j
ancc, and. in tho big second act. held '
the house throughout a most trying!
j<ccnc. Isabel Sherman, a woman with
a wonderful figure, read and played I
well and pleasingly the part of Mine. !
Lagardes. I\ It. Mcrsomc overplayed 1
the detective?he was so apparently!
"acting" all the time, llullott Thomp?
son was smooth, easy and convincing
in the difficult role of Richard Voysin. So
good was ho that the would-be helpful
suggestion is offered that he use more
of his very good voice, especially at
this season of the year, when half of
the house can't hear because of the
unavoidable coughing of the other
The usual noisy Monday night
audience packed the house. It clat?
tered down the aisles until nearly 9
o'clock, but it sat In tense silence
during the big moments of the .second
? ict. and showed its appreciation by
numerous curtain calls.
Altogether, an excellent perform?
ance, w. d. a.
A Ft lie Birthday Party.
i Although the Colonial Theatre, this
week, is only three years, old, it is
.giving a birthday party of full grown
i up size?a show so good nnd so popular
that tho attractive playhouse is not
large enough to accommodate the
I crowd which clamors for admittance,
i Manager Lyons wept hitter tears last
night beca?80 his house Is not as largo
las the Hippodrome, for there were hun?
dreds on the sidewalks who longed to
'sec the beautiful ami shapely Uos<>
Seldom billed to do everything but read
i and write, while swimming under wa?
ter in a plaleglfiss tank.
The ladv is" -all her pross agent
claims and very much more. In fact
she should discharge the scribe for
ti Ring but half the story.
Miss Sehlon appoara in black swlm
1 mlng lights, looking enough like An
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In these suffragette days very few
women are able to oven sew In their
boudoirs, but Miss Seldon performs the
trick under water and then devours
0110 of the Chevalier's best bananas,
jus-t as though she really enjoyed it.
The act closes with a wonderful dis?
play of fancy diving, as graceful and
artistic a performance as any ono
could wish to see. P. F.
Anntc ItuKHCll in "Gordon'n Wife."
Of recent seasons playgoers have
shown a decided liking for plays which
show the human side of life as it is
to-day, such as "Alias Jimmy Valen?
tine," "The Deep Purple." etc. Now
comes a new comedy which is quito
different from these, but which, like
them, deals with things of to-day?
"Gordon's Wife," in which Miss Annie
Russell will appear at the Academy
to-morrow night. The star, who comes
hero under the management of Llehle*
& Co., appears to have ono of the best
roles of her long career.
Will Present "The Ulvala."
The R'chmond High School Dramatic.
Club will play "The Rivals" at the
Academy of Music Thursday night. The
club has been rehearsing for the past
two months, and a splendid perform?
ance is anticipated. The cast Is as
Lydia languish. Miss Jeanette
Stearne: Julia, Lydia's friend, Miss
Annie McElroy; Mrs. Malaprop, Miss
Terrcssa Johnson; Lucy, maid of Lydia,
Miss Maude Randall; Bob Acres. Rob?
ert Phinney; Captain Absolute, Will J.
Parrish; Sir Lucius O'Trigger. Harold
Call sob; Sir Anthony Absolute, Moses
Breitsteln; Faulkland, Raskins Cole
man; Fag. valet to Captain Absolute,
Charles Montgomery; Thomas, coach
man, Percy Hamlin; David, valet to
Acres, Sam F. Padgett; Boy Otto Ham?
Cadets Win !>y Score of 3 to 0?Kacb
Tcnin Mnkca Only One
[Special to The Timcs-Dlspatch.l
Char]ottesvllle, Va? March 27.?Jef?
ferson School, after disposing of th?
Richmond Academy and McGulre Schoo1
teams last weok, went down to-day be?
fore the Fishburne Military Academy
nine, from Waynesboro, the cadets win?
ning 3 to 0 in a contest which went
only six innings, a3 tho visitors had to
catch a train. Both teams fielded
sharply, desplto the muddy diamond at
the. Horse Show grounds. In the third
Inning the cadets scored two runs
With two bags occupied, Stevens lined
out a nice double, sending both run?
ners home. Witli two down In the
fourth, Moore knocked a home run
over the left Held fence. Vandivei
pitched a clever game for Jefferson.
He fanned live and gave but two basos
on balls.
Score: R. II. E.
Fishburne .00210 0?3 5 1
Jefferson . 00000 0?0 3 1
Batteries: Fishburne?Woods, Fravel
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