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NEWS FROM RICHMOND AND OTHER PARTS OF VIRGINIA.
RICHMOND NEWS LETTER Virginia Has Ceded Land For I Newport News Building. EMINENT VIRGINIANS DEAD Dir. Jnliu Howard. Richmond'* old? est I'rncllelnir Attorney! Ex*Con* grosamnn runt l\ Edmunds, ??r Halifax Cvuuty, ami 1'rofaaabr Wnlter II. Dabucy, or Hi- Univer? sity or Virginia, l^i?s? Awny?Vir? criniii l.leiiicnnnts?UrcRcr Cms*. (Special to VlrjrlnSan-riJot,) niehm.1, Va., March V'.? Widely published statements to the effect that work could not bo bosun on the Fede? ral building nt Newport News, for which an appropriation was made by the inst Congress, owing to the site not having been ceded by the State Legis? lature, are Incorrect. The Legislature of IRS.I-'Sl passed an net ceding to the general Government one aero of land in Newport News, or so much as may be necessary for the purpose of erecting a public, building thereon. The act was approved April 17, 1884. There was a general Impression that the General Assembly had not taken any action in the matter, but Governor Tyler thought otherwlso and a diligent search of the rolls by Colonel .lohn Doll Bigger, clerk of the House < i" Del? egates and Kei per of tlie Holls, proved that Ills lixcelleuey was correct. A cer? tified copy of the net was sent to Sec? retary?t4*K?. -nf?Uui-.Trt:a?ury Depart? ment, to-dar. Tho latter had written the Governor notifying him of the ap? propriation made, and asking if the Legislature had made tho necessary cession. Work will probably be begun on the now building In a short time. .MAY RE-ENTER THE SERVICE. Governor Tyler is about ready to per? mit military companies which desire to do so in re-enter the service nt the Hta:.-, ihey having been discharged when they entered the Federal s r vicc. LAWYER HOWARD DEAD. Mr. John Howard, the oldest practi? tioner tit the Itlchmond bar, died Sun? day afternoon. He had been ill only a few days of an intestinal trouble, Which killed hint. Mr. Howard was born In Cumberland county In 1824. lie Graduated at Rnn dolph-Mncon College and located In Mecklenburg COtinty, where ha: read law and taucht Bchool. Later In- took the degree of bachelor of law at the Uni? versity of Virginia, in 1850 ho located at Richmond, associating himself in the prnctlce of the law with the Into dis? tinguished Alex, 'I*. Sands. In five years Mr. Howard was probably the finest, lawyer in Richmond. Mr. Howard was special counsel for the Confederate Government, and ably defended It In a number of Injunction proceedings that grew <'?t "f the Bclxure of railroads nnd other property. He represented tho majority of the Board of Visitors' in tin- proceedings In? stituted to previ nt the removal of Ran tlolph-Macon College to Ashland. Ills answer to the Ulli filed was so able and conclusive the ca?o never came to trial. Sin. .' the war Mr. Howard hps been engaged In a number of b!?- cases, and Iiis practice paid him handsomely. ll< had only recently prepared nil elabor? ate brief In a suit Involving thousands of acres of land on the Potomac river. EX-CONERDHRA T13 DE AI >. Mr. John Ruders, who was an active member of tin- Confederate Ambulance Committee, which rendered such dis? tinguished service in caring for wound? ed soldiers on the battlellelds near Richmond, died at :: o'clock thin morn? ing of hp ?plcs y. Mr. Endi rs v.-i i a: on,- , hrrc am of the most prominent dealers in tobacco In this city, but for some years had not been engaged In any business, DEATH OP !!"X. PAUL C. ED? MUNDS. Hon. Paul C. Edmunds died at his home in Halifax county yesti rday after a long illness. Paul Carrlngl iri Edmunda was born In Halifax county, November 1, 1836. He spent his early lit - in that county, being educated by a private tutor at his home. When eighteen years of age he attended the University of "Vlrglnln, and after a course there wcnl to Wil? liam and Mary College, at Willlnms burg, where h graduted in law. Short? ly nftcr his graduation he located In Jefferson City, Mo., and there prac? ticed law for two y.-ars. In 1858 Mr Edmunds r turned to his native county and there married Miss Easlcy 'a daughter of Mr. Holt Ensley, win."was one of the wealthiest men in that sec? tion of ti?. state. He tin n settled on his farm in Halifax, and for a number A enmmon expression is: "The human race is grow? ing weaker and wiser." That we are growing weak? er is proved by the large number of pale, thin and emaciated people. That we are growing wiser may he proved by overcoming these disorders with the timely use of Scott's Emulsion of Cod liver Oil with Hypophos phites which gives strength, enriches the blood, invigor? ates the nerves and forms fat. "<? and "i (vi, rill driifphts. SCOTT & BOW NE, CheniisU, New Yotk. of years was engaged quietly in the pursuit of agriculture. Later lie cn gaged in politics, and soon became a leading figure In Iiis county, being In ISSl elected to the State Senate. He was re-elected in 1SS4 and finished out his term. It was during his second term that the hot contest occurred between John S. Darbour and John W. Daniel for the United states Senatorablp. Mr. Ed? munds espoused the cause of Senator Daniel ami the latter won. In ISM Mr. Edmunds went as a delegate from the Sixth district to the Democratic Na? tional Convention at Chicago. So prominent had he then become in the councils of Ills party that be was at this time elected to ttie Fifty-first Congress from the sixth District, com? posed of tlie counties of Bedford, Bote tourt. Campbell. Charjotte. Halifax. Montgomery, Roanokc and the cities of Rpnnoke ami Lynchburg. His predeces? sor iti representing this district was Hon. John W. Daniel. Mr. Edmunds was renomtnatcd unanimously for the Fifty-second Congress and re-elected, receiving 11,616 votes. Ho served out his term, and declined re-election, return? ing t ; his farm, where he has since re? side i. The deceased was regarded as pre? eminently the farmers' repr. s ntatlve In Congress. At the time of ids flection there wos a. general feeling of unrest Sub-treasury schemers were abroad in the land, ami the ogltllilon Of the mon? ey question was beginning the course which culminated In 1896. Mr. Edmunds Is survirer bya l>roihnr. Captain Henry Edmunds, "f Halifax Courthouse, .and his sons are .lames E. Edmunds, <>f Lynchb?rg, and John It. Holl and Henry KditiuudH. uf iron-O'H, Halifax county. The two latter married daughters' of Judge Rloly, of the Ru preme Com t. The funeral took place tbis afternoon at o'clock from St. John's Epis? copal Church, of Houston, Halifax county. PROFESSOR"1" WALTER DA BN ET DEAD. A telegram from ChariottcsvlUc nn nounces the death there last nlght_of| the distinguished ProL Waiter D. Dab ned, of the Law Department ot the University of Virginia. His funeral Will take place from the University chapel tomorrow evening nl 11:30 o'clock, and his body will lie laid to rest in the University Cem? etery._ I Torcssor Dabliey v. its ?. i i i y i r. jn ? i -? tit' age. He was a son of Major Wil? liam s. Dabncy, of "Dunlora," Albe marlc county, Va., wh mc French ex tractlon is disclosed by the original spelling?D'Aublgnc. His mother was Susan Fltr.hugh Cordon, daughter of Samuel Cordon, of Oailoway, Scot? land, and was born during Her parents' residence in Liverpool, England. Pro? fessor Dabney was the third of four sons, one of whom (Gordon) was killed in early youth during General Lee's re? treat to Appotunttox. His elder bro? ther, the lamented late William C. Dabney. was Professor of Medicine In the University of Virginia, bis promis? ing career In that Institution ending with his death in 1S93. His younger brother, Dr. Samuel Cordon Dabney, Is now professor in the Louisville College of Medicine, and is one of the most dis? tinguished physicians in that State. A sister. Marlnm Cordon, is the wife of the Hon. John B. Moon, of Albemarle. Prof. Dabney was born in isr.3 and attended private schools until 1S71, when ho entered the University of Vir? ginia as a student In the department of civil engineering, remaining one v. ar. Tin- following year he taught in Hanover Institute, then conducted by those distinguished educators, f.d. Hil? ary l'. Jones and Major Horace W Jones, with Hie latter of whom Prof. Dabney bad taught one session whilst completing his own education, in the rail of is::: Prof. Dabney entered the law school of tlie university and grad? ual-d with Hie decree of H. L, that session. He then commenced the prac? tice of lhat profession in Charlottes vllle and soon attracted attention by Iiis ability, caution, great capacity for taking pains and thoroughness in all the business he undertook. His papers were admirably prepared, models of 1. umesa, brief and yet complete. In tlie summer of 1SS5 ho was induced i.i become n cnndldnto for the Legisla? ture and was elected to the House of Delegates in the fall of that year. To that body he was re-elected for three sessions. Very soon after his entrance into the Legislature h ? to >k a high stand and was made chairman of the Committee on Railroads and Internal Improvements, and afterwards of the Somwrtttcc?en?Phnnr ??.?i-h-?rrrs til a mast usefiil member of the Debt Commission, to whom was due ihe credit of settling the much-vexed State debt question. While chairman of the Committee on Railroads end Internal Improvements be prepared the manuscript <>r his book "ii "Governmental Regulation of Railroads," published in ISS9. This book, which has been pronounced the ablest treatise upon thai subject ever published, enrried Mr. Dabney's repu? tation beyond '.lie limits of his State, it was widely re d ami favorably crit? icised, and a copy falling Into the hands of .Indite Cooley, the distinguish? ed law writer, then chairman of the United Slates Interstate Commerce Commission, he at once wrote to Pro ?fessor Dabney, offering lilm the position of legal secretary of that commission. This honor came without solicitation and without even any knowledge nn the part of Professor Dabney, that it was to be given him, until bo received the Invitation to accept it. He entered upon the duty of that of? fice lb 1S90 and in a very short while, made himself, as one (,T the commis? sion said, "indispensable." lie was very soon sent to argue cases before the various District and Circuit Court- of the United State?, in iS!>2, in Chicago, he won the attention of Judge Gres hani. then on the United States bench. by the able manner In whl( ii 1;.n ducted bis case. At the end of his ar? gument. Judge Gresbnrri come down from th? bench, invited hlni to his home and sh e.\e,l him every e.?urt. ;-y and at? tention. Afterwards, while Secretary of Stale under Cleveland, Judge Qreshnm pent for Senator Daniel and Inquired if be knew Mr. Dabhey. <ui receiving a favorable reply, he at one,- announced his intention to appoint him Soli dtor of the Htate Department, and did so without Mr. Dabney's knowledge er any solicitation upon Ihn part of any one. Professor Dabney found himself ten? dered an Important government il posi? tion without bis knowledge nod with? out any effort on the part of a Ringle friend or no iHaintnnoe."" As Solicitor, he bad t ?? deal with great questions of international law. extradition, foreign treaties, claims against other govern? ments, etc.. and he hot only fulfilled the hopes Secretary Greshnm, had when he appointed lilm, but surpassed them.J He bro'ught to the nfllee the same care and painstaking accuracy which h ! Continued on Eleventh Pace. PETERSBURG Cockade City Granite Wins a Partial Victory. Tha William? street Ilnllvrny ?tim!W cute Purchases Klcdrlo l.lulit Plan ?a I'ox iliui Chased, Pongbt, Bled miti Died?Rtmovnl-Fire. Petersburg, V?., March IX?Messrs. Robert Qllllam, Alexander Hamilton and It B. Davis, who with Col. James 1?. Brady went to "Washington on Fri? day to endeavor to set Petersburg granite selected tor the Improvements to be made at the Naval Academy, re? turned home Friday night. They as? certained that the contract for the $750, . 10 work had been awarded to r. Car lln, of Brooklyn, a wealthy contractor, and tho selection of the granite to be used was referred to a board composed of Hear Admiral EndlCOtt, Commodore Cunningham McXalr, a superintendent of the Naval Academy. Petersburg granite has already been selected for tho erection of the sea wad to cost $250,000 and Mr. Carlln is the contractor. KLKCTRIO LIGHT PLANT BOLD. Tho electric light plant and water power lias been purchased from the Upper Appomattox Company by Messrs. John U Williams, of Richmond, and Middendorf, Oliver & Co., of Haiti more. Mr. Edmund Randolph Wil? liams, of Richmond, counsel for John L. Williams <V Sous, was in the city yestcrdny in connection with the neces? sary transfer of the property. The price paid for the property was not made public. It is tho purpose of the purchasers of this valuable plant to furnish both light and power. The pur? chasers arc the capitalists who arc to build a new electric street railway here for which a survey is now being made. A FIGHTING REYNARD. Mr. O. W .Wllkerson, who lives about wmi miles from the city, in Dlnwiddlc county, was surprised olio day last week by the novel spectacle of a f?x in hot pursuit of n cur dog, which was making Its way with all possible speed towards Mr. Wllkerson, pursuer and pursued being closely followed by a hound. They ran into Mr. Wllkcrson's yard anil there the fox turned upon two young ladles, fiercely attacking them nnd tearing their clothes. Wild witlt anger and hunger, Reynard pro? ceeded to make things very lively, ami finding himself cornered, witlt his chances for escape very unfavorable, made the best of the situation and fought desperately for his life. It was not long, however, before hre'r fox realized that his time had come, and his death soon ended the conflict. EQUIPMENT DEPARTMENT RE? MOVED. It was learned yesterday that the passenger equipment department of the Richmond division of the Atlantic coast Line is to be removed to Wil? mington, X. C. Tills, it is stated, will necessitate the removal of the Mt. Airy shops in Petersburg. Already the force at these shops has been reduced: BREVITIES. On Friday night the saw mill of Mr. W. H. Gill, in Chesterfield county, a short distance from Petersburg, was destroyed by lire. This mill was used for sawing wood Into blocks. The or? igin of the lire is not known, in ad? dition to the destruction of the mill and machinery, it wagon was burned. Dr. Dornum, of New York city, who Is to lecture at the Y. M. C. X. Hall next Thursday evening to men, will be prevented from Ro doing on account of sickness, lie will, not be able to nil ony of bis engagements in the South, lie will bo s. :ured, however, as soon as possible tor tills city. Tlio Surry, Sussex and Southampton Railroad company have contracted with ."Mr. 1). H. Jackson, of this city, for their supply of oil and waste. Mr. Jackson had as his competitor bidder til.. Standard Oil Company. 'MIX (IF SUFFOLK Three Men Sent to the Peniten? tiary, Presen I men Is .ilndo by the Rrnud Jury- Other Ittivliiosn Transacted in ilio Couuiy Conn? Cornellu?. llnll'a v. ill?Otker News. (Special to Virginian-Pilot) Suffolk, Va., March 13.?As a result of tho first day in the March term of Xansemond County Court, Judge W. .1. Kilby presiding, three men will get passes to Richmond. The following special grand Jury was sworn and charged by the court in a fow well-chosen words: L. Parker Brlnkley, foreman; William J. Cohoon, .1. It. Brlnkley, Irving Trultt, Julius T. RawleS, James Ul i; tain, T. J. S.Hinders. T A. McClenny, Thomas It. Gasklns. True bills w. re found as follows: Jos. Perry, maiming; Will Franklin, house breaking; M isea McDonald, shooting. For shooting John Baker, colored, In the shoulder. Perry was given two y.ars In the Stale penitentiary. He us 1 a revolver. Will Franklin got the very same time because he fel mlbusly broke open and entered n house belonging to R. Butler Pier o. Not much was stolen, Moses McDonald, nn old-timer, was arraigned on tho charge of shooting \\ .\\ Types in the leg with a 32-calibre pistol. Tlie Jury let off McDonald with a year and a half. WILL PROBATED. The will of Mrs. Mary Susan Austin was admitted to probate. Willis H. Austin qualified as administrator, with will annexed, and gave bond in $500, with William A. Austin as surety. GUARDIAN QU?LIFICATII INS. John T. Cutchin qualified as guar? dian of Mary Bettle V??ghan, daugh? ter of John P. Vaughan; d.nsed. He gave ""end in $400, with Hr. Thomas H. Panics and J. Oliver Cutchin as sure? ties. The ward being over it years of age she selected her own guardian. => Olli *1 "BOL'HECH THE AVERAGE BUYER OF WHISKEY Wants quality, not quantity; particularly if the extra quantity (?) consists of colored water, of no value to the buyer, but of some worth to the seller for the purpose of deceit, in earn ing out his representations of large measure. liskie is n LEAD THE LEST FOR PURITY, Meet the Requirements of Chemical! Analysis, AND ARE GOOD STIMULANTS To depend upon in emergencies of Sudden Chills, Faintncss, Lung Colds and Debility in the Aged. , Sealed bottles of "G. O. T." Rye or Bourbon can be obtained from reputable licensed dealers. All genuine bottles bear our firm name signa? ture on face and neck labels. 3 e-eU'?-c o p Tvo-Q c^o-Q e^cvR ov^^ ?i^^-^<rv?^ Trade Supplied by WHITE BROS., Norfolk, Va. as guardian of Blnora Vnughan und j Charles Vnughan, they being under 14 years old, nnd children of John l>. | Vaughn n, deceased. The guardian furnished bond In $800, with l>r. T. 11. Rarnes and .). O. Cutchin as securities. The retail llq?or license standing In J. T. Ford's name was transferred to B. G. Prlvott and E. O. Butler, trading as Prlvott & Butler. CORNELIUS HALL'S WII.T.. The will of the late Cornelius Hall, a well-known educator, was probi:--.! His relict. Mis. Martha S. Hall, quali? fied as executrix, but in pursuance of a clans., in the will no surety was re-1 quired. Here are some of the pro? visions: 1st After nil debts arc paid the farm on which the decedent died, together with all stock, strops, furniture, chat? tel property, etc., goes to the widow during her natural life time. Provided, though, if she marry again she only re? ceives a dower right. 2d. All otlo r property Is to be turned into cash ar.d divided equally among tlio children, but some of the children have received money for educational and other purposes, and these amounts are to be deducted from their respective shares: Robert, $900; Viola. $200; Ar? thur, $400; Herbert. $:l0i>; Lee, *:!(.'?. nnd note for $350. If .however, their shares are not enough to pay the above- then there shall remain no claim against these children for amounts received al? ready. 3d. At the widow's death or marriage the property that reverts hack must i>e divided equally among the children, provided the amounts previously drawn have been settled. 4th. Mrs. Martlia S. Hall Is appointed executrix, without security. This last will and testament was written January 1S98, in the de? ceased's own chirograph}*. There were no witness! s to the signature. UP AGAINST THE REAL THING. Mnjor Savage sawed wood as long as in- had any, and win n the speed got too high for lack of resistance Savage fell oh the wheel of Bteel and two fin? gers?the iudex and middle of the left hand?were cut. Two other lingers were badly cut. Dr. .lohn E. Phillips dressed the places. ? < b >NE TO BALT1 Mi >i:K. Messrs. Frank T. Jones and c. C. Cuhoon l. t't lo-day for Baltimore ta buy clothing for M. Jones & Sa . Mr. N. Lehman left for Baltimore on tin. afternoon train to buy goods for himself. Commodore L. W. Jordon, who had been visiting his family in Suffolk, started to Baltimore to-day. MISS SC.MX HKS FUNERAL. A big crowd of persons went to Holy Xeck Christian Church Sunday to at? tend the funeral of Miss Ellin Suin lier. The Services Were conducted by Rev. X. ?;. Newman, of Franklin. The interment was in the family burying ground of Mr. Kelly Itawies. Miss Sumner's parents and grandfather were buried there within the past few years. COME AND GO PARAGRAPHS. Traveling Freight Agent .1. H. Pl> the, of ih,; S.-abonrd Air Line, has con? cluded a visit to friends in Suffolk. The colored people had a big banquet to-night at Hedges' Ferry. A few went from Suffolk. Oyster Inspector P.eps "Williamson was in Suffolk to-day. He Is now winding up the seas >n's business with the men who buy licenses. Mr. Ham. Pink rescued a young lady from danger at the Seaboard depot this afternoon. She had boarded the train to say go id-bye and didn't get off till the train was going. Mr. Kink pre? vented a heavy fail by cat. hing her. Schoon.r William 11. Davidson ar? rived to-day from Norfolk to load lumber. Mr. A. II. Cobb. one of '.lie proprietors of the Suffolk Knitting Mills, left to? day for a business visit to Xew York. Mr. Willi ? Sutton, of Norfolk, passed Sunday with his father, on Kilby Btrei t, Suffolk. Joseph Tynes, 29, and Mary Thomas Joe, aged _". colored, were married in Suffolk Sunday. Hon. c. V> ? Lnssltcr, of Washington, SUFFOLK ADVERTISEME'TS T71 c>i: RE-ELECTION AS MAYOR .r Town of Suffolk?lt. 1.. nilKW BR, jr. Subject t > Democratic Primary. mhl2-tf_ TT,lOn RE-BLECTtON AS TltKAS P URER of XansemOnd county, SYD NBY T. ELLIS. Subject to Democratic convention, April 10th. nihll-iw IH OR MAYOR TOWN OF SUFFOLK? L JUNIUS T. PARKER. .Siil.j set to Democratic primary. fe20-tf \\f OODARD .*> l'.I.AM. Inyiiraneo V* Agents Suffolk, Va., are selling a noii v for one dollar a year that pays live dollars per week should the holder have typhoid, scarlet or typhus fever, small? pox. Asiatic cholera, var oloid. diphtheria or "meascls. All persons over eighteen years <-( a>.-e can g. t them. Xot ntoic 'than ten I OllClea 30ld to one nersun. ja2S-tt D. C. Is in Suffolk visiting his family. ? m Kllby street. Messrs. C. A. Smith. 13. .1. Sauhdcrs and C. A. Owens, of Norfolk, were reg? istered at the commercial Hotel to-day. Captain John F. Knmse.v ami Mr. John Bell, .'t' Mill Swamp, wore in Suf? folk to-day. Mr. James Barker, who had been practicing photography In North Caro? lina for a few year.", arrived in Suffolk to-day. lie used t>> live here. Mr. Isaac T. Wilson, a welt-known lumber dealer, to-day received u new loo..motive?I: is a small om?ami w ill run on a wo.nl track. Captain W. O. Cramer is critically ill at his home. Franklin and East Wash? ington streets. There were forty-six deeds recorded in the fount:.- clerks olllco between the February anil March terms of court. Or. .T. M. Rnbcy. a prominent young physician of Bockhorn, visited friends iu Suffolk to-day. captain Willi.nn I* Daughtrcy, Jr., >if company 11. Fourth Virginia Vol? unteers, passed Sunday anil to-day at his old home, in Suffolk, ami left this ait srnoon for Richmond, lie thinks the regiment will be returned to the United States anil mustered out In April. i.i xi>?; !<>.>, OBSEQUIES OK PROMINENT FARM - KB AND MAYOR McCORKLE. (Special lo Virginian-Pilot.) Lexington, Va., March 13.?The funer ' al of Mr. Nathaniel Brooke Reese, a prominent farmer ami business man of Rockbrldge county, took place to-day from Falling Spring Presbyterian Church, about ten miles from Lexing? ton. The pastor. Rev. C. 11. Strtbllng, Officiated. Mr. Reese died Saturday morning after a lingering Illness. I e h i I been confined lo his borne since last i Ai rll. He was a ruling elder in Falling Sprinte Church and was a man of many iu bio and sterling qualities. Mr. Reese was born in Montgomery county, Pn., in 1825. At the nge of ?_?.?> he came to Virginia and was first en? gaged as superintendent and manager for his uncle, Michael Towers, who was a contractor, in constructing the James Liver and Knnawhn Canal at points between Lynchburg and Buch? anan. Afterwards he contracted for the work on the canal between Ben Sab in and Lexington, a distance of about live miles, on North river. Dur? ing and for some time after the war he conducted the merchandising business at East Lexington, ami for BOtne years was ebar.nice officer at that place for tlie James River and Kanawha Com? pany. In 1 STt he repaired the damage to tlie North rlv-r tu'.mch of rh"E canal, caused by the Hood of the year previ? ous. For several years thereafter he v .l.- internal revenue inspector for the district embracing Rockbrldge and ad , joining counties. In IsT? he bought a farm near Elmcrla, where he resided until Iiis death. Mr. Reese was a public spirited man and was always ready to give of his time and experience t ? the advance? ment of Iiis ndopted county. He was ? ii supervisor for the Natural Bridge district in I vs.".. and was live times successively re-elected. He was mado chairman of the board, a position he filled until nge and ill-health forced him t.? retire from active- business, much to the regret of his associates. Mr. Reese married Miss Mary Ann Mays, of Botetotirt, in IS43. Seven chiUlr.-n were burn to them, four sons and thre.. daughters?Messrs. Thomas S.. Horace M., William and Leander; Reese; Misses Letltin and Sallte B. Reese, ail of the county, and Mrs. Mary E. Towers, of Phoenixvltle. Pa., all of whom, with his wife, survive him. ex? cept Miss Letitia, who dial a few years ago just as she was budding into wo? manhood. TRIBUTE T<i MAYOR M'CORKLE A large crowd of people of all olassi ^. 1 the number limited only by the capac? ity of the bull ling, gathered Sunday afternoon iu the Presbyterian Church to pay the last tribute of resoect to Lexington's deceased mayor. Thomas E. McCorkle. The services were con? ducted by tie- pastor of the church Rev. Dr. Thornton Whaling, wh? briefly refcrri d to the life of the de ceasi I as a Confederate soldier, an ex? emplary citizen, an efficient public of? ficer, and a devoted, faithful Christian, since the organization of the Lexing? ton Presbyterian Ciiurch. more than eighty years ngo, the name of McCor? kle has been found on the roll of mem? bership. The services at the grave were con? duced by the I'y.hians. Grand Chan? cellor Beiert Cntlett officiating. The pre- ess I on from the church to the cem? etery was the largest on a similar oc cnslon for mahy y. irs. The Knights of Pythias, Kappa Alpha fraternity of Washington and I.e.- University. Jtin lor Order United American Mechanics and tic Lexington Fire Department' were out In ranks. The town officers and Couhcllmcn followed In carriages, While hundreds of people from town I and county, in carriages, on horseback and i :i to >t. helped to swell the num? ber. The honorary pall-bearers were se Iccti d as repn sentatlvcs of various or? ganizations, and were as follows: The Lexington bar, Hon. William A. Ander? son. Paul Pcnick; Circuit Court, Judge 8. Houston Lctcher, clerk It. it. Witt; County Court, Judge William P. Houston. Clerk A. T. Shi. Ids; County Officers, Treasurer S. 11. .Moore; Busl noss Association, Messrs. T. s. White. W. 11. Boley; rtockbrldgo Artillery. Col? on. 1 W. T. Poague, Messrs. Jack With row. .1. V. Shaner; Lce-J.tckson Camp I'otil'.'d. rate . et. raus. ilr. J. Y. W ilSoll. Captain J. P. Moor.-. Colonel J. V. H. Ross, Messrs J. D. Anderson, N. C. Stuart; Virginia Military Institute. Colonel J. M. Brooke, Colonel R. A. Mnrr, Major K. N. Houston. Mr. V. B. McClure; Washington and Lee Univer? sity, Hen. E. St.C. Tucker, Prof. A. L. N. iBon, Prof. ?'. A. Graves, J. L. Camp hell; Presbyterian Church, Messrs. P. H. Smith. J, W. Par lav. 11. H. Mvers; the Press, Messrs. M. W. Paxton, E. H. Barclay. The active pall-bearers were selected from Hmong the P.vthlans, as follows: Messrs. M. j. Hess, s. c. Pettl grow, Thomas Crlgler, O. P>. Dnnlny, R. c. Templcton, Ii. N. Bell, Hank Shaw, Robert Cntlett. The Town Council hi 11 n call >d meet? ing Saturday afternoon and adopted ap? propriate resolutions respecting the death of Mayor McCorkle. 3?>ara the 1!"'0 ^ ^Pa "aW Wft3VS B?UgM Lawrence & Weiton Yesterday was a busy day? one of the busiest, in fact we have had lor sonic time. Peo? ple went out without being waited on. That we know and are truly sorry we were unable to handle the crowd properly. Try to-day, with extra help we are in a better position to show our goods. Wash Silks. The kind that wash. Solid grounds with raised stripes of white ? colors, Pink, Blue, Green, Garnet and Black. Makes a reasonable Summer j Dress at 50c. the Yard. Piques. All sorts, kinds, colors and qualities. Extra wide welts, fine tile patterns, silk checks, colored dots and stripes. And - solids in Pink, Blue, Helio? trop-'. Rec- anc- Black. Popu? lar prices, from \2\lc. to 25c Other good things in the WHITE GOODS stock are Silk Dimities, Cluster Tucks on Dimity, I Satin Stripe fladras. Many novelties in the Dress Goods and Silk Departments; Dotted Taffetas, Si'.Jc Grenadines, Shot with Gold. Two Toned Poplins, And a variety of others. Lawrence & Welion 2i8 Main Street