monument at Hollywood, and the falls of the river, and to the southwest and south was spread out the Chesterfield landscape in a perfect dream of peace.
To the north and east the profusely-decorated houses on the hill formed a glowing background.
But the sunshine lasted only a few minutes, and the greater part of the oration was delivered during a pouring rain.
Zzzthe Unveiling scene.
As Mr. Cave concluded the bugle signal was given to prepare for the unveiling, and little Edward Stevens McCarthy, representing the Confederate army, and little Mary Curtis, representing the navy, preceded by their respective veteran supporters, John J. O'Neil and Charles Laylon, who bore Confederate flags, and followed by Mr. Carlton McCarthy, a male relative of the little girl, and Mr. Norman V. Randolph, marched from the grand stand along the avenue formed by the Blacksburg cadets to the foot of the monument.
Again the bugle notes rang out, the cords were pulled, and amid the thunder of a