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Tho Wednesday Aluslo and
the Country Club.
EVENINGS AT THEATRE
? Members of the Literary Club Taking a
Deep Interest in Professor Mitchell's
for Sons of Veterans.
(Special to Tho Tlm?s-Dlepatch.)
PETERSBURG, VA., Oct. 10.?The
meeting of the Wednesday "Music Club
this week at the home of "Miss Laura V.
? Jones. Its president; the ten at tho Coun?
try Club, find two evenings at tho thea?
tre, have mainly Interested society in
The Country Club evening? are ne
' coming very popular, and there Is an
Increase In attetidunce each Saturday
Harry Bcresford, In the "Professor s
? Love Story," and Miss Elizabeth Ken?
nedy, ln "As You Like It," wero the at
I tractions at the theatre. While tho at?
tendance at theso two delightful plays
, was not large, the audiences wore select,
? and cultured ones.
The members of ?.he Literary Club are
working very eagerly to assuro a good
attendance at tho lectures to bo delivered
in this city by Professor S. C. Mitchell,
of Richmond College, under the auspices
of the club. They will be dollvored at
A. P. Hill Camp Hall. The general sub?
ject of tho speaker will bo "Tho French
Revolution." Tho first lecture will bo
delivered next Friday evening, tho sub?
ject on that occasion being ".Mirabeau."
Miss Rosa R. Stephenson, of Peters
i burg, has been appointed by Mr. E. Lea?
1 lie Spence, of Richmond, as sponsor for
? the Sons of Veterans, from tho Fourth
Congressional District to tho reunion
of Confederate Veterans, which will bo
held ln Newport News beginning Octo?
ber 28th. Miss Stephenson's maid of
honor will be her friend, Miss Mary Gee,
of this city. Mr. Spence could hardly
have mado a better selection. Misses
Stephenson and Gee are two of the most
popular young ladles in tho younger so?
ciety set In the Cockade City.
Mr. Knox, of Richmond, and his daugh?
ter, are now making their home In Pe?
tersburg. Mr. Knox Is connected with
1 the David Du'nlop factory in this city.
Mrs. Harry Parker, of Newport News,
will be the guest of Mrs. Preston Roper,
in this city, flaring next week to attend
the Richmond Horse Show.
The Misses Roller, of Harrlsonburg,
will visit Mrs. LeRoy Roper next week, j
Miss Jane Lovett, who has beon staying |
at the home of her cousins, the Misses I
Collier, In this city, hns returned to her ;
home in Norfolk.
Miss Lillian Binford, of Richmond, ls
tho guest of Miss Josephine Budd, ln this I
Captain Alston Hamilton, of the T'nlted ]
States army, who for the past two years
has been teaching ln the military acad?
emy nt West Point. Ik visiting his bro?
ther. Mr. Alexander Hamilton, ln this
city. He is accompanied by Mrs. Hamil?
At the meeting of the Petersburg Chap?
ter, Daughters of the Confederacy, held
last evening, officers for the ensuing year
were elected as follows: President, Mrs.
William R. McKenney;v vice-president,
Mrs. Bartlett Roper; treasurer, Mrs. ?. |
J. Nixon; recording secretary, Mrs. R.
R. Hill; corresponding secretary, Mrs.
Vf. Pryor Jones; registrar, Miss Cassio
Starke; historian, Mrs. Mary ,E. Morri?
son. Delegates were appointed to the
State convention, which meets ln Norfolk,
October :3d-25th, as follows: Mrs. W. R.
McKenney, Mrs. James Vf. Clalborne and
Mrs. E. J. Nixon; alternates?Mrs. Bart?
lett Roper, Mrs. Vf. E. Badger, Miss Sue
Dev?rleux and Miss Cassie Starke. Del
f-pates were Riso appointed to the con?
vention of the United Daughters of tho
-Confederacy, which meetB ln Charleston,
B. C, November 11th. as follows: Mrs.
It. T. Meade, Mrs. Vf. R. McKenney,
Mrs. Vf. Pryor Jones. Miss Kate Hall;
?alternat?*??Mrs. William Beailey, Mrs.
?James McCfc\-y, Mrs. Sarah Wilson and
[Mlea Anfcle "Si-inn.
The Daughters are arranging to confer
?crosses of honor on the veterans of A.
II?. Hill Camp.
Freak In Highland.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
MONTEREY, VA., Oct. 10.?If Rlgh
I land can lay claim to a "freak," it Is In
j the person of Dan Carrer, the mathema?
tician and linguist, who, laj-t spring, was
taken from Monterey to tho county parish
farm ln Crahbottora.
Tor many ywars prior to hi? removal to
', the poor-farm, Dan showed a marked
I aversion to work and water. The reforms
along these lines, attempted hy the keeper
i of the "farm." wero too much for Dru.,
?o he-recently decamped, without leave
'or license. He ls now visiting sections
of the country, where, years ago he
? "taught the young l?lea how to ??hoot,"
; and he will be allowed his freedom until
?complaint ls mado to Superintendent
Charity Bull on Tuesday Night
a Brilliant Affair.
I COTILLON CLUB'S HOP
Second of Season Given on Friday
Night ? Mrs. Williamson Entertains
et Euchre in Honor of Her
Guest, Miss Dlmmlck,
CSpeclnl to The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
DANVILLE, VA.. Oct. 10.?The past
week has been the gayest In Dnnvlllo
society for a long timo, nnd one or two
of tho most brilliant society events that
hnve taken place In years havo been
enjoyed. The festivities oponed with tho
grand charity ball and band concert on
Tuesday night, which was one of tho
most brilliant events thnt has ever boen
enjoyed In this olty. The Washington
Marine Band, under tlio direction of Pro?
fessor Smith, furnlfchod Iho music, nnd
lt would bo hard to conceive of nny more
delightful'? The concert was given in
the Academy of Music, and was hoard by
a crowd which taxed the capacity of tho
liouse. The german at Municipal Hall
did not commence until 10 : SO, but con?
tinued until almost '_' ?. M.
On Wednesday afternoon Mrs. W. W.
Williamson enterlnlned 81 her delight?
ful homo on Mnln Street ln honor of her
guest, Miss Dimmlock, of Gerniantown,
Pn. Euchre was the game, nnd thoro
were about thirty-five Indies present.
The first prlzo wns won by Miss Lizzie
Conrad and the consolation prlzo by Miss
MI?;r Anne Wltcher, daughter of tlio
Inle Colonel ,T. O. Wltcher. was quietly
married Wednesday night at her home
??? Pntton Street, to Mr. Thomas J. Rob?
ertson, of Pleasant Gap. Va. The cere
; moiiy was performed by Rev. T. McN.
Simpson In the presence o? only a few
j Intimate friends of the contracting par?
The Cotillon Club, which was recently
\ organized in the city, gave tho socond
1 of their hops Friday night. There are
about thirty members of the club, nnd
It Is tin? intention of the promoters to
hold ? hop each week. The club utilizes
the old armory and hns a colored or?
chestra of good musicians.
The ffrst hop of the season was given
nt the Dnnvllle Military Institute last
nicht. This was given by the .officers
and students of tho Institute complimen?
tary to the ?????t ladles of the city.
The hop was liberally attended and scored
another distinct success for the TnsTl
Miss Mamie Ensley, one of South Bos
ton's most attractive young? Indios, and
who is a grent favorite In Dnnvllle !
elety. has returned to h"r home after a
month's visit to her sister, Mrs. Howard
Miss Elizabeth George, a former well
known society leader of this city, but
now a resi'dent or Greensboro, N. C,
1 BVisitlng In the city this week.
Among the Dnnvllle people who are at?
tending the Lynchburg Horse Snow this
week are Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Rlerson,
Mrs W. O. Strange and Mrs. Plckett
Mrs. J. T. Parkinson, of Richmond, Is
?Vi the city tho guest of Mrs. D.Orsey
Jones, on Main Street.
AT THE HOT
Bridge Whist in Great Favor?Richmond
Contingent at the Spa.
CSpecial to the Tlmes-DI.?pat-h.?
HOT SPRINGS, VA., Oct. 10.?If a good
bridge whist player, one Is In constant
df-mand here, for the really expert play?
ers arc* comparatively scarce. The games
are usually made up ln the morning to
be played in the evening after dinner,
but sometimes It happens thnt the fourth
hand -will drop out at the last moment,
and then a search Is Instituted for some
one to mane up the number.
Misa Marian Harris has joined her pa?
rents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Harris,
and sister. Miss Kate Harris, here. With
Miss Bosher and Mrs. Robert Neweil
Groncr, these young women have formed
a little quartette of their own.
Dr. Stuart McGulre arrived here Sun?
day morning, accompanied by his sis?
ter. Miss Frances McGulre, who returned
home after a short stay with Mr. nnd
-Mrs. Decatur Axtoll at the Homestead.
Mr. Frank A. Davenport is a conspicu?
ous figure at the hotel, ?md Mr. Preston
Wltherspoon has lately arrived to join
A few evenings ago Mr. Lewis Glnter
Young, of Riehmond, gave a handsome
dinner In the private dinln/j-room of the
Homestead for Mr, nnd Mrs. ,1. Bradley
Ciimlnes. of New York, who were leav?
ing. The decorations wero American
beauty rosos In profusion.
Mr. Paul Ralney, a young millionaire
frtom New Orleans, has sent for his fa?
mous pack of fox hounds, and will tako
? hern to FasBlfern farm, where It Is
expected thoro will be some hunting and
cross-country riding. Mr. Ralney has flf
teen thousand acres of hunting land in
Th<- Set h Barton Frenehe are expected
Ml?s Betty Booker, of Richmond, spent
August with them Jn Switzerland, and
Hoptermber In London.
Close of First Week Finds
435 Pupils Enrolled.
MAGAZINE CLUB FORMED
Best Publications of the Day Will Be
Reviewed and Current Events Dis?
cussed?Pretty Birthday Anni?
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, FARM
V1LLE, VA., Oct. 10.?The close of tho
first busy month of the Normal School
finds four hundred and thlrty-fivo young
ladles of the Commonwealth registered
and at work. Though so full of duties,
the first weeks have also contained many
Mr. Richard T. Wyche, tho woll re?
membered Btory-tellcr, who visited us last
year. Hpent ? week nt tho Normal School
recontly, giving a lecture erery day to
the senior clauses on tho art of story-toll?
ing, lui value In educatimi nnd tho power
of the story In spiritual development.
It was ? most profitable week, concludine
with an entertainment consisting largely
nf Uncle Remus tales?In which Mr.
Wyche is Inimitable?and other selections
from so?t?iern^folks lore.
A magazine club hie just been or?
ganized by the .faculty of the school. It
will meet every two weeks, reviewing the
best publications of the day, both edu?
cational an?1, general. It is the purpose
of the club to bring Its members Into an
Intelligent appreciation of the school
problems of-the day, thus strengthening
the Institution along all professional lines,
and at the samo time to afford opportu?
nity for discussion of pertinent current
events and general literature. The organi?
zation o? tho club is extremely simple, the
official membership consisting merely of
an Executive Committee, Dr. Elmer E.
Jones, chairman; Miss Reynolds and Miss
Halburlon, which has charge of all pro?
grammes and matters of business.
The students and teachers who attend
the Pre.-byterlan Church were delight?
fully entertained ln the lecture room of
the church. Friday evening, Ootober 2d,
Each guest represented by some In?
genious or artistic device a popular boo't;
much clon-ornees was shown by the origi?
nators of these graphic Illustrations.
Little Mary Woodson celebrated her
sixth birthday most happily on Saturday,
October 3d, by entertaining her llttlo
friends of the kindergarten, and Miss
Frecborn nnd Miss Woodruff, at the
homo of her grandfather, Dr. Peter Win?
ston. Little Mary's duties as hostess were
shared charmingly by Mrs. "Woodson and
The fall meeting of the Virginia. Nor?
mal League took plaoe Wednesday morn?
ing;, Miss Reynolds presiding? All ro
porta were encouraging; fifty-four new
members wero enrolled. Because of Its
motive, the maintenance of an aid fund
for deserving girls?no club connected
with the school Is so worthy of thn sup?
port of all those Interested In th0 mis?
sion of the Normal School. Since Its
organization only a few yearn ago, five
young ladles have beon the worthy bene?
ficiaries of the aid fund, which is grow?
ing rapidly from dues and glfta of friends
of ??ducatlon ln tho State.
Tlio first entertainment of the popular
895 Hroftd Rtreet. PjnLAD*n,rniA, ??., ,1-uno 12, 1003.
I trafTerH for nine yearn with ovarian troubles making life a burden to myself M well as to my ?Araily. I>-ring that time I had two mitcaffriege?
and although we longed ior a child to blese our home this statncd imponible. 1 hud coni?tot racltmn bearing ?down pairie in the pelvic organa awd a pull?
ing through my limbs with fr?quent headaches. 1 felt nick at my stomach and Totnited h?qut-ntlr and uomwlicifaeoolpiKlaxeuntUl tried W?MOiC*ra?m.
Then my cenerai health improved, the paiue gradually loenenod and aitar 18 v-eek? I ?vm wifi. 1 wn now /? //
nappy in'other of a boy Bigbtfen a-nonthe old and my husband joinn me ln sending heartfelt thavok?, to you jftf? ?p4jkW*?**V^?ci\*&** "jf*V?
for your splendid medioina. Without it, I would hare b??eu a t-hildltiM, instead of ? tupp/ bad ?nit oi?>ther.
C-ii-ura, Br, Aam-uiw'a ??????a?????.
It was not strange that Mrs. Nlrdlinger should have a miscarriage Bit? ?ufiering nine; years with ovarian troablefl. This
w?sakness made her unequal to the task of bringing a healthy child into tbe world. Bearing down pains and ovarian diseases
result from the inflammation and consequent weakaning o? the muscles and ligaments which hold the iemale origans in place.
They either fall of their own weight or some strain which would not be felt in health, causes the trouble.
By regulating menstruation, Wine of ?Cardui banishes inflammation from the entire female organism and tbe strength?
ened ligaments bring the organs back to their proper place. This U what Wine of Cardui did for Mrs. Nlrdlinger. She waa
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?. ??. C. A. Star Couree, at the opera
house Thursday evening, the eighth, was
attendtd by a corwd of student-, who
fuond the excellent programme of no
lections, by that lrreslstablo humorist, Mr.
Prank Reynolds, nnd hie accomplished
company of musicians, composing
Lovett'e Boston 8tars, a means of one
kind of education not fo be despised?
the cheerful art of looking on tho funny
Bide of things,
People In York.
(Spedai to The Tlmos-Dlnpatoh.)
TOnfCTOWN, VA., Oct. 10.?Mr. H. K.
Wilson, of Orange, N. J., has been tho
guest of prominent people of the county
for several weeks, is now spending the
week -with Mr. T. J. Crockett, of Graf
Misses Lena Aummuek, of Gravesend
Bench, anil Clara Morris, of Shecpshend
Bay, N. V., aro the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. I-, W. Morris, at Bellefleld.
Mips Mattie M. Crockett, of Hampton,
Ir the Bliest for a week of Miss Clara
h. Chandler. ? ,
linn. J. F. Hubbard return during thn
week from a stay of several weeks In
the mountains of Bedford county. The
judge's health Is much Improved and no
(a now feeling quite well.
Mr. and Mrs. Jonas Tlllett. of Shamo
kln, Pa., are the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. TX. B. Corniole and chil?
dren have returned homo to Norfolk after
spending the summer, th? guests of her
parents, Rev. and Mrs. It- N. Crooks.
Wedding in Chirk, ?
?Speclal to The Tlmen-Dlspatch.)
FRONT BOYAU VA., Oct. 10.?Mr. Ot?
to W.< Beiden, non of Mr. B. F, Bord?n,
of Overall, Va., and Miss Nannie A.
Compton, daughter of tho late Bobert
Compton, were married at the home of
the brlde'e mother at Bentonvllle Wed?
News was received hero to-day an?
nouncing tho man-Inge of Mr. Edgar 1").
Nesbltt, of Brooklyn, N. Y., to Miss Susie
Wheat I??*, of Now Haven, Conn. Mr,
Neshltt to a son of Mr. and Mra. ?3. D.
Xaoabltt, o? this place.
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1724 B. Main Street. Phone 507.
Best American Granulated Sugar, pound.4?c
Arbtickles' Coffee, pound.9?c
Large Mackerel, pound.? oc
California Hams, pound.?.9c
Best Full Cream Cheese, pound.15c
Best City Meal, peck, 18c. ; bushel.70c
Best No. I Timothy Hay, ton.$17.50
Duffy's Malt Whiskey, bottle.80c
Wilson Whiskey, bottle.$1.00
James E. Pepper Whiskey, bottle.$1.00
Good Lard, 9c, or 3 pounds for.25c
Blackberry and Catawba Wine, quart.12c
Lump Starch, pound.4c
New Cut Herring, dozen.,.10c
Salt Pork, pound.7c
Pure Lard, pound.11c
Butchers' Lard, pound.12c
8 bars Octagon-Shape Soap.25c
Smithfield Plains, pound.20c
Roe Herring, dozen.18c
Old Virginia Apple Brandy, gallon.$3???
Pride of Richmond Flour, sack, 30c; barrel.$4?75
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