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DULL WEEK IN
Interest In the Campbell-Berry
Marriage In New York;
MME. NORDICA IS COMING
Engaged with De Reszke and the Met?
ropolitan Orchestra for ? Concert
on May 2d, Which Will ?t? a
Notable Society Occasion.
(Special to Tb? Tln>es-t>l?p?fcti.>
WILMINGTON, rt.^jj., March M.-Thls
has been the dullest week, socially, since
tho beginning of the Lenten season, and
tho present proqpot?ts aro that society
will continuo In an InAotlife ' State until
""after Easter. Then another soasen of
gayctles will open, and continue to hold
tho round? of illeasure until summer
?erids many of Wilmington's society peoJ
pie to tho soashoro. ;
? Wllmlngtonlans are much Interested In
tho announcement of the ??approaching
marriage ot James Douglas Campbell,
, formerly of this city, and Miss Wlnlford
Berry, of New York city, which' will
be celebrated in that city on Wednesday.
, the ISth of April, The Southern colony
In New York will bo welt represented,
and the occasion Is atitlclpated with un?
usual (pleasure by reason of tho populari?
ty of the young couplo and tho fact
that tho gpoom Is the tiret of this par?
ticular branch of tho Southern crowd
to become a bonod|ct. Mr. Campbell Is
m man of wonderful mind for his ago,
end Is, privato secretary to Mr. John
Hays Hammond, tho famous mining ox
pert, who represents large American and
English Interests. Miss Berry is tho only
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Berry,
???? Is an accomplished young woman,
end well known In New York. Mr. Camp
hell'e best man will bo Mr. Cameron
Bolo Buxton, formerly of Wlnston-Salem,
N. C. His ushers will be Messrs; Rob?
ert' Hunter Patton, Jr., formerly of
Princeton. N. J. : William J.. Duncan, a
native of Louisville. Ky.; C. IL Mc
Elroy, of.Patcrson, N. J., and Robert
E. Foll?n, formerly of Wlnston-Salem.
Rev. Dr. M. W. Egerton, of Knox
Yllle, Tenn.. who came here upon Invi?
tation of the Puliplt Committee of the
?First Baptist Church of this, city "to look.
a/or the field, has returned home. Dr.
Egerton made a moat favorable Impres?
sion here, and was shown many pleasant
Society Is looking forward with deep
: pleasure to tho engagement of Mme.
?. Nordica, De Reszke and Duss' Metropoli?
tan Orchestra for a concert In this city
on May 2d. The local management has
guaranteed tho famous musical company
?,??? for one concert.
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Keith, of Boston,
arrived this afternoon, on their hand?
some pleasure yacht Courier. They have
been cruising as far South as Jackson?
ville,, Fla., and will spend a wook or
? inore,. In the waters of tho Capo Fear.
Ms. and Mrs. Keith are most.pleasantly
Rov. J. A. Van Hoose, of Birming?
ham, Ala., ?pent several days In the
city this week. Ho Is president of tho
Southern Wholesale Grocer?' Association.
;Mr. G. F. Fletcher, soliciting freight
agent for tho Seaboard Air Uno In this
city, has resigned to take a position In
the traille department of the Rlter-Con
eelly Steel Company, of Pittsburg. ?a.
The ladles of. the Cape Fear Golf Club
played a tournament this week, which
.resulted In a t|o between Mrs. Annie
Northrop and Miss Mary Calder for first
place. Thoy made a score of 74.
Mr. A. A. Llsman, a prominent New
fork banker, who Is president of the
i-nyettovlllo and Wilmington Steamboat
Company, was here this week.
Mr. Goorgo Albert Alderman has re?
turned from Jacksonville, Fla., to accept'
?. position In the Atlantic Coast Line
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Jackson and Miss
Jackson are in Florida on a ploasure
Miss Ruth Feary ' has returned from
? Providence, R. I., whore aho spent sov
'. 'eral weeks, visiting relatives.
, Captain James D. McNeill, Miss Bessie
, MoNelll, Misses Slocomb nnd Miss .Ellen
Holllngsworth, of Fayettevllle, arrived
, this week on a visit.
?, Miss Llda Potter has returned to Now
-York, after visiting relatives here.
? | Mrs. T. R. Ratollff, of New York, Is
,( tho guost of Mrs. J. Frank Maunder.
Mrs. R. W, Hicks has as hor guest
?1rs. Marshall Williams, of Fnlson.
Mrs. J. W. Taylor, of Hahlra, Ga., is
hero on a visit to. Mrs. A. S. Holden, her
Mrs. John Taylor and Miss Hattye
Taylor have returned from a visit to'
Colonel and Mrs. Thomas S, Kenan,
of Raleigh, have returnod, after a visit
to Captain and Mrs. W. R, Konnn.
Captain W. R. Kenan, who has been
?lek for the past few weeks, has gono
to Palm Boach, Fla., to spend a fow
weeks at the palatial homo of his daugh?
ter, Mrs H. M. Flagler.
Miss Llazlo Gibson, of Columbia, S, C,
ta 'Visiting Miss Lizzie Stokley.
? . ? ..
The Roll of Honor of Beulah School Is
Clolro Allard OD, Lorena Duko,
Arthur Hiitcheson (2), George Schurn
??' ?,.M.attI? "Wnfauer (23), Mar?
ito Wlnfauor (11), Josle Wlnfatter (23),
-Boy Anderson, Alberta Bendle (23), Gol
dio Bnlloy (16). Grado Huihea (0 ?n.
ale Hornby (9), Minnie Hutchison (17),
Merlle Perkins (18), Heael Schurn (2
Edna Zolla (1). Dorothy BaueVteachor
Established a Century Ago.
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prices are always the LOWEST.
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1107 Pennsylvania Avenue,
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?" Car-load lots
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WEDDINGS TO COME
Several Interesting Announce?
ments In Regard to Mar
? rlages After Easter.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlipatch.)
RALEIGH, N. C, March 28.?Tho Ra?
leigh Chapter of King's Daughters are
preparing to send an unusually largo
delegation Co the Stato convention, which
convenes at Salisbury April 28th and 80th.
It Is expected that .action will be taken
looking to the establishment of a refor?
matory for young criminals, to be con?
ducted under the patronage of tho
State, the Institution to be paid for the
custody of the prisoners committed to
their care. The officers of tho State con?
vention are Mrs. W. H. S, Burgwyh,,
Weldon, leader North Carolina branch;
Mrs. F. A. Olds, Raleigh, State record?
ing secretary. The Salisbury officers and
oillcers at large are Mrs. J, B. Council,
leader; Mrs. ?. ? Murphy, secretary;
Mrs. Lizzie Martin, treasurer; Mrs. I.
C. Davis, new York, national leader.
The Agricultural and Mechanical Col
lego Dramatic Club, assisted by a num?
ber of Raleigh ladles, most gifted'In the
histrionic art, are rehearsing diligently
for . the presentation on Easter Monday
night of "She Stoops to Conquer." The
society folk of Raleigh are looking for?
ward with much Interest to this event.
Friends hero havo received Invitations
to the marriage of Miss Elizabeth Cam?
eron Taylor to M-r. Thomas Edgar
Cheek on Thursday evening, April nth,
Cards aro out for the marriage of Miss
Mary Lucas White, of this olty, to Hev.
A. Wilson Setger, of Morehead City. The
ceremony will be In Tabernacle Baptist
Church, April 7th.
A notable event during the past week
was a coffee social given at St. Luke's
Homo for Old Ladles under the auspices
of the ladles of St. Luke's Circle, King's
Daughters, A programme of music, ?
citations, etc., was rendered and the at?
tendance was very large, resulting In
quite a creditable sum of money for the
benefit of the Institution.
At Tarboro last Wednesday Mr. Gar?
land Scott Tucker, of this city, and Miss
Toler Moore, of Tarboro, were united in
marriage In .the Methodist Episcopal
Church. Mr. Tucker Is the principal
owner of one of Raleigh's ^largest fur?
It Is announced that Miss Mary Beaton
Hay and Mr. William Branch Jones will
ho married in Christ's Church April 22d.
This will be one of tho most fashionable
after-Lent weddings In Ralolgh. Miss
Hay Is a daughter of Mr. ? T. Hay,
and Is one of the most popular young la?
dles In Raleigh, while Mr. 'Jones is one
of the brightest young attorneys here,
being a son of Mr. Armlstead Jones, with
whom he Is nssoclatod In law practice.
There will be 'several other announce?
ments of fashionable weddings very soon,
all to tako place during April and early
Beautiful Church Ceremony at Whlt?
akers at High Noon.
(Hpeelul to Tho Tlmei.nUpatch.)
GREENSBORO, N. C, March 28.?A
beautiful marriage was solemnised at
the Methodist Protestant Cliuroh at
Whltakers at high noon Tuesday, Miss
Elisabeth Adelino Braswell, the lovely
daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Joseph W.
(Braswell, was united In the bonds of
matrimony to Mr. Luther It. Mills, su?
perintendent of the Scoilnnd Neck Knit?
ting Mills. Rev, A. J. Moore officiated.
Miss Eftle Bnbblt skilfully prosified at
the organ, and the bridal party was
?preceded by little Miss Margaret Bras?
well and Master Henry Cutchln with a
silver waiter containing the marriage
license. Miss Mniy Leo Joyner, of
Greensboro, was maid of honor, attended
by Miss Anna Mills, of Wake Forest,
and Mr. K, A. Braswell, of Whltakers,
Tho ushers vero Messrs. J. S, Johnson,
F. S. Hymen and H McDowell, of Whit
akers, and P. Kitchen, of Scotland Neck.
After the ceremony an elegant luncheon
was served nt the home ot the bride,
when tho happy onuplo left for Scot?
land Neck. ?jHbV
At High Point';','rsday night at 0
o'clock, at tho ho ;;,:?:,! of the- bride's
mother, Mrs. M. G. 1p>oker, Mr, Fred.'
Jones and Mies Flossie Booltor were mar?
ried, Rev, A. S. Caldwell officiating, Mr.
C. M, Jones, of Klnston, brother of the
groom, was best*-man, and Miss Minnie
Lumsden, of Raleigh, was maid of honor.
T. P. A. EDITION OF
A Meeting of Members of Post
A to be Held Tuesday Night,
A meeting of the members of post ?.,
?, P. ?., Interested In the forthcoming
"special T. P. A. edition" of the Times
Dispatch, Tuesday night at 8;15 o'olook
at the T. P. A, rooms.
Important plans will be discussed and
it Is hoped that every member who d??
sir?e to see this spedii edition succeed
In the broadest sense will attend
During Lenton Season There
Are Many Smaller Pleasures.
AT ELIZABETH COLLE?E
The Student* Recital Wat a Most En?
joyable Affair?The Soros)? Book
Club Were Host Pleasantly
(Special to Th? Tim?s.DUpitch.1
CHARLOTTE, N. C, March 28.?The
students reoltal at Elisabeth College
Monday night was enjoyed by a large
number of charlotte people. The pro?
gramme waa an excellent one.
The Electric (Book Club met with Mrs,
John W. Miller Tuesday afternoon at 4
At a meeting held In the rooms of the
Young Women's Christian Association
Monday afternoon, an Interesting talk
was made .by Mrs. Mason, and a solo ex?
cellently sung by Miss May Courtney
The ?oros!? Book Club were pleasantly
entertained by Mrs. Broward Springs, at
her home In Dllworth on Wednesday af?
Mrs, M. J.'Brady has rented the hand?
some new residence of Dr. H. C. Hender?
son on Eighth Street, and will open
an up-to-date ?boarding house the f.Tst
of the month.
Mr. R. W. Smlh received his commis?
sion as (postmaster on Tuesday and will
take charge of the postofflce Aprlllst.
At the meeting of the Mecklenburg
Presbytery Tuesday, the pastoral rela?
tions between Rev. G. T. Thompson and
Sharon Presbtcrlan church ,were dis?
solved. .Mr. Thompson has accepted a
call at Taleguah. Indian Territory, where
he haa three sons prosperously looated.
The people of Sharon dislike very much
to give, up'Mr. Thompson. He has been
pastor "of the church for the pa-st six
years and every one in Sharon township
likes him. Recently he .was elected
chaplain of the Mecklenburg Confederate
Camp and the old veterans are very
much grieved that he Is to leave.
While It Is hardly possible that Char?
lotte will get a union depot, It Is an as?
sured fact that the depot will be greatly
improved. Colonel Andrews was here
Monday with architect Mllburn for
the purpose of .taking tip the matter of a
new depot. He doesn't think tho propo?
sition'as practicable for a union station.
as there is not land enough for sufficient
tracks for his present business, and that
there Is no proper location here, central
to all points, which would afford enough
space for the tracks of both the Seaboard
and the Southern Railway.
Mr. W. J. Lazeuby, the contraotor
who Is building the Carnegie Library,
states that the library will be ready for
occupancy on April the 15th.'
The Ladles Crlttenton Circle met Wed?
nesday ofternoon at the Tyron Street
M ethodlat church.
Dr. Harverton, pastor of the First Pres?
byterian church of this city, began a
two-weeks meeting lost Sunday.
It Is understood that the Allen Hard?
ware Company, will shortly take an au?
tomobile agency In this city.
The county has over 120 miles of ma
The time is coming when
you will give a good deal
to be cool and comfortable.
Even though you won't
wear a cake of ice on your
head, there is nothing nicer
than having the advantage
of a good refrigerator.
A refrigerator is no long?
er considered a luxury." It
ii now a necessity to every
well appointed home.
It's a great saving when
it comes to keeping things
that would otherwise
We have a complete line
of*the very best refrigera?
tors made, and at a variety
of prices, too.
While .we sell many, the
style that takes the ice and
water together into a large
porcelain tank is the most
We want to show you
this one and tell you how
easy we make the terms, if
you will come in.
609 E, Broad St,
SIGN THE PLEDGE
If You Will, But That
Don't Goti inumili ?
?rtmkonner* I?, a dlM?*e ?bit Is *j riMr
filial liy th? medical profession. The a!?????.!
condition <>t the organ* of the body ?nd tba
Shnormal ?into ot the nerve* of the olirmeli
ttniitiil fnnrt Ihn? will-power to effect ? curt.?
. "OHmUlK" will poeltlrelr deatror all cr*T
In* ?nd dealro (or liquor. Tlili remedy I? pirn
Fnrod on well-known medicai principle* *tid It
N?ottep.t) nr Tun w. c. t, u? y. m. a
?., clcrirymen, iibjstclitn?, pollile men ?od
toinpernnco ?octetlct. "OHTlLtfE" le Untele??,
odorlet? und colori??! sod entirety without bad
?feet, *nd ?an I? tl?on WITHOUT, TH9
????p??'? KMOWMBDO?, In water.' mtl?.
te? or coffee. In fact. It toot? up the dlaeati'd
ttotnach and gire? a Marty Appetito ?od feod
dilettino. Steady nertM ?rd normtl enidl?
Moni noon follow It? ?*?.? end TH? C&.VVIMCI
von p quoit nbvbi? IttTUitsu. t/i ?uin
totee the nlmte a>:d will
?Kt'VNO TUE HVXV.X ?
It "OttXtffE" fall* to doetror nil deaire tax
lutior. Betted booklet, mailed free en reqaett.
' Theam't ?. Hopkln?,/ Put Coinmitnder of the
O. A. II? Washington, D. C, write?: "Per?
tonel InTettlgitlon nel proteo to me tbtt 'Ott?
BIKE" cure* tbo liquor habit. I tblnk til th?
temperane? oreanltatlont In the country Ihottld
take It ua tnd.dletrlbutt It."
*1 PER BOX-? BOXES FOR |5.
POLK MILLER DRUQ CO.
884 East Main Street.
POLK MILLEIWIOLEMAN CO.,
First end Broad Sts.
cadamlzed roads, and expect? to Ute
many automobiles sooner or later,
Music lovers had quite a treat In the
?acred concert which was given at the
Second Presyterlan church Thursday
night. Dr, Fleher presided at the organ,
and well-known Charlotte artists took
Captain P. ?, ?????? of the United
States Marino Corps, has arrived In tho
city from Greensboro Wednesday and will
open a marine recruiting station here.
The Bostoniana presented Robin Hood
at the Academy Tuesday night to one of
the largest audiences of the season. Char?
lotte people were delighted with the
clever work of the Bostoniane,
Movements of Society People Known in
(Special to Tlw Tlmoa-Dlapatch.)
1 LEESBURO, VA., March ?.-Miss
Katherine Powell returned on Thursday
last from a delightful visit to New Or?
leans, where she attended tho carnival.
Mr. William H. Saunders, of "Washing?
ton, formerly of ' Leesburg, has been
elected first vice-president of the Ameri?
can National Bank, of that city, of which
Colonel Robert N. Harper le president.
u?r. Bart Turner le spending a tew aays
with his sister, Mrs. J. E. McPherson, of
this place.. Mr. Tfcrner has resigned from
the management of the Mecklenburg
Hotel and Sanitarium at Chase City, to
accept the management of tho Atlantic
Hotel at Morehead City, N, C.
Mise Pearl Osborn?, of Bluemont, has
returned to her home, "Lone Oak," after
a delightful visit to Kentucky and
Miss Laura Tavenner, of (Hamilton, has
returned home after an extended visit to
her sister, Mrs. H. A. Callow, at Catons
vllle, Md. ,
Miss Frances Adams, of this county, '
has returned home, after spending the,
winter with relatives In New York and'
other northern cities. ?
Miss Mabel Wllmarth, of" Washington,,
is the guest of the Aliases Alexander.
The Rev. Pollock Gilmore, of Bristol,
Tonn., has been visiting- relatives fin
' Mr. ? E. B. White, whose new home at
"Selma," will soon be completed, is un?
derstood to have leased "Meadowbrook,"
where he now resides, to Mr. F. R.
Mr. Arthur Ch (ehester, of Bryn Mawr,
Pa., hae been visiting his parents, Cap?
tain and Mrs. A. M. C?hlcheater, near
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rust, of Pueblo,
Cal., are visiting Mrs. T. W. Edwards.
The Catootln Farmers* Club, of this
oounty, is the oldest organisation of this
kind In the United States. Organised In
1868, it Is now about, thirty-five years
AT THE MECKLENBURG.
Many Well Known Richmond Pap?le at
the Splendid New Hostelry.
(Special to The Tlmei-niipstcb.)
CHASE CITY. VA? March 28.?Miss
Mary Jones, who has been spending the '
winter at the Jefferson, Is at the Meck?
lenburg, and has carried off all the prises
at bridge whist. Mrs. Guest, Miss Jones'
and Dr. Mebane are bridge whist en?
Mr. J. S. MoCannon, of New York,
came here from Palm Boaoh to drink
the Uthla water.
Miss Eleanor Hall, of Rldgefleld, N. J,;
Mrs. Theodore A. Page, of Oswego, N.
Y.; Misses Dayton, of Glen Ridge, N. J.,
after a flying visit to Plnohurst, have
returned, and find the climate more favor?
Mrs. Dr. Mebane, of Spray, N. C Is
considerably Improved since her arrival,
Mr. John R. Guy and Mr. Clifford
Miller, of Richmond, have been up on a
Mr. J. R. Gordon, of Richmond, who
spent somo time here, returned to-day,
accompanied by Mrs. C, E. Whltlook, of
Mr. and Mrs, Sanderson, of New York,
were so muoh delighted that they ex?
pect to bring with them next fall a
Yestorday- thero was a large euchre
party, In which Mr. J. R. Gordon woa the
gectleman's prize and Miss May jones
the lady's prize.
Major and Mrs. W, A. Anderson, of
Richmond, are at the Mecklenburg. Mrs,
Anderson Is never seen without her rain?
Miss Ruth Dayton Is an exoellent ping
pong player. /
Captain John A. Coke and Mrs, Coke,
or Rlohmond after a week's sojourn, left |
Friday for a visit to Mrs. T, D. Jeffross,
of Chase City, who Is a sister of Mrs,
Coke. They were greatly improved and
well pleased with the place,
Next week the gueets contemplate
having a fishing party with ashcake and
buttermilk lunoheon, ping-pong tourna?
ment and" bridge and duplloate whist,
All on the shady banks of the nearby
creek, If the weather permjts,
Mrs. R. W, Powers, of Rlohmond, con?
tinuos to Improve.
Mrs. Thomas F. JefTress, of Richmond,
ir. still nt the hotel,
Mr. John W. Gordon and daughter, of
Richmond, are expected next week,
?? '? -s
Mr. Butler Improving,
Mr, Ernest Butler, son of Mr. John
Butler ,of No. 511 South Cherry Street,
who has beon 111 with typhoid fover for
three weeks, is Improving under the care
of Dr, Henson,
For Mrs, Reed.
The Times-Dispntoh has received 60
oente In stamps from "A Mother" for
Mrs, Daisy Reed, of Manchester,
Mrs. W, J. Eakew, who has been visit?
ing her sister, Mrs, Frank T. Woodson,
at No, 2003 Grove Avenue, has returned
to her home iu Charleston, W, Va,
IN ST. JOHN'S
Recently Found When the
Church Was Remodeled.
TO BE UNVEILED TODAY
Mis? Mary Seiden, of Newport News, a
Lineal Descendant ot the First Ree?
tor, Has Been Invited to Lfnvell
the Window To? Day.
(BpncUl to Th? TlmM-Olspstch.) -
NEWPORT NEWS. VA? Maroh 28.?
The old memorial window which was
found several months ago when old St
John's Episcopal Church at Hampton was
being remodeled, will be unveiled to-mor?
row afternoon at 8.DO o'clock with sol?
emn and Impressive ceremonies, conduoted
by" the pastor, Rev. C. B. Bryan. The
window was placed In the church In
memory ot the clergymen who presided
over St. John's Parish from 1010 to 1776,
the names being engraved on the hand?
some stained glass. Vory few pedple
have seen tho names on tho old window,
and the reading of tho names will be an
Interesting feature'of the programme of
tho unveiling. Miss Mary Seiden, of this
city, sister of Mrs. E.' T. Wellford, has
been Invited to unveil the window. Miss
Seldon le a lineal descendant of Rev.
William Seiden, the first rector of St.
John's, whose name is among those on
the window, the dato opposite it being
1010. Miss Seiden has accepted the Invi?
tation, and^ a number of her friends from
this city will go down to attend the ser?
A FANCY BALL.
Arrangements are bolng mado for a
fancy ball to be given at the Chamber?
lln Hotel at Old Point one evening dur?
ing the week after Easter Sunday. This
event will mark the beginning of the
post-Lenten festivities, and the social
world will probably bo In a whirl again
In a short time after. ? All of the so?
ciety folk on the Peninsula will attend
the dance, and it promlsos to be the
"sw?ll?st" affair of, the season, j Mana?
ger Adams, of tho hotel, will -arrange
to have special cars leave Old Point af?
ter the dance for tho convergence of the
Newport News and Hampton people, and'
nothing will be left undone that would
add to the success of tho ball. ?
The Sub-Ros? /"Whist Club was
entertained Friday ?venlng by Mr.
and Mrs. Fenno Heath. Among
those present were Dr. and Mrs. Worth
lngron, of Hampton-/Mr, and Mrs, John''
,Mattlngly, Captain and Mrs. Fleet, Mr.
and .Mrs. Wortholmor, Mr. and Mrs. Bl
bert Nexs'en, Misses Clelia, Salley and
Eleanor Harris, Messrs. Frank Whltta
ker, Hudson Salley and, Frank Bragg.
The next meeting,of the club will be with
Dr. and Mrs. "Worthlngton.
ON WEST AVENUE.
The Twentieth Century Literary Club
was entertained this week by Mrs. L-,
B. Manvllleat her home on ?West Ave-;
nue. .The' Bubjeot for dlscusblon was,
"Spain," and a number of interesting"
papers'were read on-the subject. ?
The younger society folk gave a dance
The amateurs who recently produced
Alabama were tendered a box party
-?this-.week,-by Manager Harry Bernstein,
of the Acadaniy of Music
The High Five Club was entertained
?Monday evening by (Miss Cl?mence
Cooke. ' ,. ; ., .?
Tho Diploma Euchre ..Club was enter?
tained this week by Miss Eleanor Harris.
As usual,- a large number of the local
society people went down to Old Point
to-night to attend the Saturday night
german at tho Chamborlln Hotel.
OLD lAGO'S EQUAL
COMING TO Y. M. C. A.
Miss Ida Benfey. the Story
teller there To-morrow Nlpht,
Miss Benfey, at the Y. M. C. A. to-mor?
row night Miss Ida. Benfey the great
story teller, who will appear on theAs
soolatSon oourse at t-ie Y. M. C. A. Hall
to-morrow night, is one of the most
prominent characters on the Lyceum
In fact hundreds say ehe has no equal.
In speaking of her work in, the Chicago
Tribune, Miss Benfey says?.'
"I don't condense newels," said Miss
Benfey. "That's not my method, I am
not a tearer down but a builder uip. I
feel ? if I were the reoreator of the
novel. My first stop In the study for a
public reading Is to make the author's
work mine. To so tako .possession of a
story and to have it take possession of
me I road and re read it, I do not know
how many tlmea I do this, porlio,ps a
hundred, I have spent five or six years
on my great books, "Les Miserables,"
"Tale of two Cities," etc
"While studying 'Job'?my latest book?
? realised that It is the story of ? man
who lost faith In God and got It back
again. This is my skeleton upon whloh
to build, I take from the Book of Job
tho material necessary to f.ll out my
skeleton and to complete the man that I
want to say and all It la necessary to
say to ploturo tho Idea.
"I Bimply 3tudy the book?not the opin?
ion of some one olse concerning It. When
I feel that I have a living creature ?G
am ready to present it. .
That is sure to fit both the occasion
and the man if made herel if order?
ed now, the suit will be ready in
time for Easter Sunday, April 12th.
Every tailor here begins at the be?
ginning to do the best work?and he
keeps right on doing best until the
last stitch Is taken.
?Mr. X. I* Pavia, who has been
with us from time to time for over
fifteen years, Is with us again, and
will be glad to see his friends,
Suits $25.00 Up.
W. S, CONSTABLE * CO.,
1 SUQoessore to \
803 B. Main Street.
A GAY WEEK
An Appreciative Audience
Hears College Dramatic Club.
STAFFORD HUNT CLUB
An Old Fashioned Quilting Party
Spotiylvanl??The Methodist Con?
ference Ha? Been In Sesilon In
(Spoetai to Tl*? Tlaee.Dlepatcti.)
FREtDBRlCKSBURa, VA, March 28.
The week here socially has been gay,
notwithstanding It Is In the midst of
Lent and that the city Is well filled
with' Methodist ministers who are attend?
ing the Baltimore Conference.
The engagement' of Raohol Lewis and
her company at the opera house for three
nights this week and one matinee was
enjoyed by those who attended the per
I formano??, but oi/lng to Lent and the
Methodist Confererjae the audiences were
not very large. The plays presented
were Frou-Fruo, Ingomar, Pygmalion &
Galatea and a, comody bill. The company
made a fine Impression and will return
here after Lent.
Friday night at College Hall a large
and appreciative audience witnessed an
entertainment by the'College Dramatic
Club. A Pair of Lunatics and the Rough
Diamond, two farcical' sketches, were
artistically presented and the audience
was kept highly pleased and amused.
Those taking. part were Misses Jennie
JUaitland, Lena Rowe and Pansy Wil
ktnsj Messrs. B. M. Rosebro,. J. M.
Green, F. B. Rosebro, T. R, Boss, T. W.
Hooper and J, A. Speer,
A large party of young ladles came
down from Alexandria Thursday night
to attend the sessions of tho Conference,
and are having an enjoyable visit.
A STAFFORD HUNT.
The Stafford Hunt Club starred out one
day this week at 8 o'clock In the morn?
ing for a fox chase, but about daybreak
a terrific storm commenced and drove
the members to a noarby barn for pro-,
tection. They stayed In this shelter ?for
several hours, and as there was no pros?
pect of a cessation of the storm they
rodo home In a heavy rain and were
thoroughly drenched.. About one-half of
tho party were ladles.. .
Mrs, Bettle Harris gave an old-fash?
ioned quilting party at her home- in
Spotsylvajhla courvt/y a few days ago,
which was largely attended. Tho work
began at 10 o'clock and continued until
the dinner hour, when a sumptuous, re?
past was served, after which work was
resumed and tho quilt finlohed. During,
?the evening a number .of gentlemen called
and the occasion was an enjoyable one.
Muslo was .'a feature of the .day.
Mrs. PowTlatan Moncure, of Stafford
county, Is visiting her daughter, Mrs.
?W.? J? Morton, in Alexandria.
Rev. W. F. ' Duna way, Jr., pastor of
the Baptist Church ?.t Glen Allen, Hen
rioo. county, was in the city this ? week,
the guest of Mr. and JMrs. ?, M. Fleet.
From here ho went to Lancaster ooun?
ty to visit his parents.
Mrs. Arthur Trevott and son, of Glen
Allon, have been guests this week of
Mm, H. M. Fleet, who is a sister of
Mrs. E. M. Jeffries, . of Warrenton,
has been a visitor to the city this week,
the guest of Dr. and Mrs. George H.
iMrs. Llzaie Plokett and Mrs, Thorn W.
Henderson, of Norfolk, are the guests
h?re of their relatives, Mr. and Mrs.
George W. Shepherd and family. ?
Miss Annie Fleming has returned to her
home here after an extended visit to
friends In Buffalo, ?. Y. .
Miss Martha 'Grymes, who has been
visiting friends in Alexandria, has re?
turned to her home in King George
Mr. W. C. Steams lias returned from
a visit to Now York.
Miss Helen A. Favill, of Portsmouth,
is visiting hor father, Mr. R. W. Favill,
In this city.
Miss Mary Botts, who has been visit?
ing Mr. A. B. Botts and family, has
returned to her home in Roanoke.
?Mr. Eugene Bode is visiting his sister
Night Una for Norfolk
Leave Richmond dally at 7 ?, M., stop?
ping at Newport News In both directions.
Dally except Sunday by C, and O. Rail?
way. 8:00 A. M., 4 P. M.. 9 A. M. and 3
P. M. by N. and W. Railway; all linee
conneot at Norfolk with direct steamers
for New York, sailing dally except Bun
day, 7 P. M.
Steamers Bill from company's wbarf
(foot of Ash Streot) Rocketts.
H. B. WALKER, Traf. Man. New York,
. JOHN F. MAYER, Agent.
1213 East Main Street. Rlohmond. Va.
VIRGINIA NAVIGATION COMPANY
JAMBS RIVER DAY LINE.
Steamer POCAHONTAS leave* MON?
DAY. WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY at 7 A.
M. for Norfolk, Portsmouth, Old Point,
? Newport News, Claremont and James
River landings, and connecting at Old
Point for Washington, Baltimore and the
North. State-rooms reaervod for the night
at moderate prices. Electric cars direct to
wharf. Fare only 11.60 and fl to Norfolk.
Music by Grand Orchestrion.
Freight received tor above-named places
and all points In Eastern Virginia and
Notrh. Carolina. IRVIN WENIGER,,
B. A. Barber, Jr., Seoretary.
Clyde Steamshlo Co.'s
RICHMOND AND NORFOLK STEAM?
Appointed sailing dayet Every
TUESDAY, FRIDAY aud SUNDAY,
at daylight, Freight received daily till
5 P. M.
BAY LIKE TO BALTIMORE
Vit 0. * 0, Bwy. and Old Point.
V, B. MAIL ROUTE.
I.ynvn lUctimond vlu O. i 0, dully
except Bandar, at 4 V, M., con. at
Old Point with (teuiuerv oC Old Bay
Mile, li'uvlnji 7:15 P. II., urrlvlng
Jlultlraoro i)::jo A. U.. cou, Nortb,
Gatt and Weit. l'Or ticket? nnd Information ??>?
Ply to O, 4 O. Bwy, und Truusfur Company, 10?U
Kaut Main Street.
H. Y. FOSTER LESI.IB M. FOSTER
FOSTER & FOSTER
307 North 7th St.
& Ohio Ry.
2 Hours and 26 Minutes tsNorftllt
?LEAVE UJO.ttMOND'-fiABTBqUND, '
?146A? M.?Week days-focal to Newport ,
. News and way, stations,
lieo A, M.-Dally-Limlted-Arriv*? Wll- '
llamsburg 9:60 A, M., Newport Ntwa,
10:80, A. M., Old Point I??00 A. ?C, - ?
Norfolk 11:26 A. M, ?? ???.-? ?,
4:00 P, M.?Week days-Bpeolal?Arriv?e
Willlamsburg 4:60 P. ? M.. Newport
Nowe 6:90, P. M? Old Point f.vTv. ,
M.i Norfolk 8:26 P, M.
6:00 P. M,-Dally? Local to Old Point
MAIN LINE-WESTBOUND., -i
10:10 A. M.?Week days?Local to Clifton
Forge and way sthtione.
2:00 P, M.-Dally-Speclal to Cincinnati, :
Louisville. St Louis nnd Chicago. WSgBj
Bits P. M.?Week days?Local to Doswell.,
10:30 P. M.-Dally-Limlted to Cincinnati.
Louisville, St Louis and Chicago,
JAMES RIVER. LINE.
10:20 A, M,?Dally?Express to Lynchburg,
, Clifton Forge and principal stations.
6:16 P. M,?Week days?Local to-Bremo.
C.E.DOYLE, W O WARTHBN,
Oen'l Manager. Diet. Pass. Agi
RE II? ? Richmond, Frederick?
? G? W It burg 8t Potomac R. R
Trains Leave Richmond?Northward.
4:16 A. ?M., daily, Byrd St. Through.
0:16 A, M,, dally, Main St. Through, '
0:46 A. M? dally, Main St. Through. Alt
6:64 A. M? except Monday. Byrd Bt
Through. All Pullman Cars.
7:16 A. M,, week days. Elba. Ashland ae
8:00 A. M,,. Sunday only. Byrd Bt
8:40 A. M., week days. Bryd Bt. Through.
12:05 noon, week days. Byrd Bt. Through,
4:00 P. ' M.,-, week days. Byrd St. Fred?
6:or, p. A?., dally, Main St. Through.
6:26 P. M., week days. Elba. Ashlandao?
8:06 P. M,, dally, Byrd St. Through.
11:10 P. M? week days. Elba. Ashland ao*
Trains Arrive Richmond?Southward.
6:40 A. M., week days. Elba. Ashland ae? ?<
8:00 A. M? dally, Byrd Bt Through?
8:26 A. M., week days. Byrd St.. Fred?
12:06 P. M., weeK days. Byrd St Through. :
2:05 P. M,, dally. Main St. Through.
3:00 P. M., week days. Elba. Ashland ac?
0:40 P. M., dally, Byrd Bt. Through.
9:00 P. M? dally. Byrd St. Through. .'?
10:26 P, M., dally, Main St Through. All
Pullman Cars. .?-..-'?
11:00 P. M., week days. Elba, Ashland ao*
11:40 P. M.. week days, Byrd Bt Through.
AH Pullman Cars.
12:26 A. M.. dally. Main St. Through;
Note?Pullman Sleeping or Parlor, Car?,?
on all trains excent local accommodations.
W. D.DUKE. C. W. CULP, W. P. TAYLOR,'
Gen'l Man'r. Ass't Qen'l Man'r. Traf. Man't
BCHEDUXE IN EFFECT FEB. if, 190?. .
THAIN8 LEAVE RICHMOND.
7:00 A. M.?Dally; Local tor Charlotte.
12:50 P. M.?Dally. Llnifted, B?ffet Pull<
man to Atlanta and Birmingham, ;NsW ?'.
Orleans, Memphis, Chattanooga and all
6:00 P. M.?Ex. Sunday. Key sville LocaL
11:05 P. M.?Daily. ; Limited! Pullmai
ready 9:30 P,,M? for all the South. ??,
YOEK BIVEH MSE. ./, ?
The favorite route to Baltimore ? anfl
eastern points. Leave Richmond 4:30.P,
M." Monday, Wednesday and Friday.?: -
6:00 A. M.?Except Sunday. Local mlxeft
' for West Point.
2:15 P. M.?Local. Monday. Wednesday.
and Friday for West Point
4:30 P. M,?Except Sunday. For Wee*
Point, connecting with steamers for BsU
timore and river landings Mtondays, -.
Wednesdays and Fridays,
THA?NS AREIVE EIOHMOITD.
6:55 A. M. and 6:26 P. M.-From all th<
3:26 P. M.
8:40 A.M.?From Keysvllle.
9:15 A. M,?Baltimore and West,Point
4:60 P. M.?From West Point. *
H. O. ACKERT. ?. M. S. H. RARDWIOK, Q. P. A,
0, W. WESTBUIl?. D. P. ?.. Blchmond. \V?. .
LEAVE RICHMOND ' DAILY.
9:00 ?. ?.. NORFOLK LIMITED. Ar?
rives Norfolk 11:20 A. M. Stops only at
Petersburg, Waverly and Suffolk.
9:00 A. lit. CHICAGO EXPRESS. Buffet
Parlor Car, Petersburg to Lynchburg and
Roanoke. Pullman Sleepers Roanoke : to
Columbus, Bluefield to Cincinnati; also
Roanoke to Knoxvllle, and Knoxvllle to
Chattanooga and Momphls,
12:20 P. M., ROANOKE EXPRESS for
Farmvllle, Lynohburg and Roanoke.
8:00 P. M? OCEAN SHORE LIMITED. .
Arrives Norfolk 6:20 P. M, Stops only at
Petersburg, Waverly and Suffolk. Connecta
with steamer* to Boston. Providence. New'- '
York, Baltimore and Washington;
6:60 P. M.. for Norfolk and all station?
east of Petersburg.
9:35 P. M., NEW ORLEANS SHORT.
LINE. Pullman Sleeper, Richmond to .
Lynchburg, Petersburg to Roanoke;
Lynohburg to Chattanooga, Memphis and
New Orleans. Cafe Dining Car. ;
Trains arrive from the -West 7:85A-M...
2 P. M. and 8:66 P. M.i from Norfolk U:l<|
A. M? 11:42 A. M. and 0:60 P. M. " >
Office No. 8S8 East Main Street,_
W. B. BEVILL, C, H. BOSLBT;
Gen. Pass. Agent Dis. Pass, AsTent,
Air Line Railway
TRAINS LEAVE RICHMOND?DAILY,
10:28 P.M. Seaboard Florida Limited ta
, St. Augustine, ?
2:16 P. M, Seaboard Mall to Savannah?
Jacksonville, Atlanta and Southwest
12:32 A. M, Seaboard Express to Savan?
nah, Jacksonville, Atlanta and South??
9:10 A. M, Local for Nortina and Hamlet
TRAINS ARRIVE RICHMOND?DAILY,
6:40 A. M? No. 84, from Florida.
6:10 A.M. No. 60, from Florida, Atlant?
4:65 P. M? No. 60, from Florida, Atlante!
6:46 P. M., from Norllnn. and local points,
CITY TICKET OFFICE.
?Phone 405 1006 East Main Bt.
ATLANTIC COAST LINE
TRAINS LEAVE RICHMOND DAILY-?
BYRD-STREET STATION, .
8:30 A, M. To all points South.
?100 A, M, Petersburg and Norfolk.
12:20 P. M. Petersburg and N. 4 W. West
8:00 ?, M. Petersburg nnd Norfolk.
t4:10 ?, M. Ooldsboro Local,
?:5? ?, M. Petersburg local.
6:60 P. M. To points South.
9:35 P, M. Petersburg and N. AW. West?
11:30 ?, M. Petersburg local.
tll:50 P. M. "Florida Special."
TRAINS ARRIVE RICHMOND.
4:07 A. M., t0:40 A. M.. 7:35 A. M., f8?4t
A. M., 11:10 A. M., 11:42 A. M? 2:00 P. M
8:60 P, M., 7:45 P. M., 8:58 P. M.
t Excent Sunday, t Except Monday.
C. S. CAMPBELL, Dlv. Pass. Agt.
W. J. CRAIG, Gen. Pass, Agt.
RICHMOND AND PETERSBDM \
Beginning April ist I8Q2,'
Cars leave corner Perry and Seventh
Streets, Manchester, every hour (on the.
hour) from ? A. M. to 10 P. M? last car
11:60 P. M,
Cars leave Petersburg, foot of Syca?
more Street, every hour from 6:30 A, M.
to 10:30 P. M,
FRIDAY AND SUNDAY SPECIAL
60 CENTS-ROUND TRIF-60 CENTS.
NEW YORK SOUTHAMPTON. LONDON
Sailing Wednesdays at ? A. M.
Philadelphia, Api. 1. Philadelphia, Api. ft,
New York. April 15, Bt. Paul, April??.
Red Star Line.
Sailing Saturday at 10 A. M.
Southwark, April 4, Seeland, April IS.
Kroonland, April 11? Finland, April &
Piers ? and 15, North RWer.
tifiti??. 73 Broadway. ?. Y,
W. ?. yALisKR * co