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STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
A Delightful Picnic and Interest?
ing Entertainments.
(Spedili to Thu Tlnii-s-riHpntcb.)
STATE NORMAL SCHOOL. FARM
V1LLE. VA., Nov. 7.-A delightful au?
tumn picnic was enjoyed on Saturday,
October List, by sixty young ladles, who
v-fnt to Willis' Mountain. They were
rccomponied by Mr. Cox and Miss Mary
White Cox; Dr. Sears and Mr. Mattoon.
Miss S. Gay Pntteson most charmingly
entertained her fr.ends of the faculty
or. Saturday evening, the thirty-first of
October. Those Invited were Miss Vir?
ginia Reynolds. Miss Mattle P.itteson,
Miss Lulle Winston. Miss LUa London,
Miss Natalie Lancaster, Miss Helen
Blacklston. Miss Elizabeth Freeborn,
Miss Margaret Hnliburton. Miss Laura
HI.Is, Miss Annie Klnzer. Miss Robbie
Berkeley and Miss Rhea Scott.
Several happy hours were spent at the
flinch tatVeh. The przeewlnners. Miss
Berkeley nnd Miss Klnzer were particu?
larly fortunate in receiving not only tho
honors of the contest, but also unique
?cuvenlrs of Miss Patteson's tour In Eu?
re pe last summer.
The young ladles who attend the Bap?
tist Sunday-school were most happliy
mtertalned In the beautiful kindergarten
looms Friday evening, November 6th.
Their Sunday-school teachers, Misses
Rlec. Freeborn, Dunn. Woodruff and
Winston, were the gracious hostesses.
Great merriment was afforded by a con?
tesi in speed, charades and conundrums |
on flowers and trees. ' I
On tho same evening! the young ladles'!
of tho Episcopal Sunday-school were re?
ceived by Misses Patteson. Hills, London I
epd Blacklston In the gymnasium at an
Interesting costume party. Some of the
characters were most cleverly represent?
ed, Including historical, grotesque ' and
fanciful personages.
? President J?r ma ? spent most of' the
Wfcek In Newport News, where he at?
tended a meeting of superintendents nnd
principals. He was nppolnted to lead a
round-table, discussion. ?
Miss Louise Bedinger, of Hampden
Bldney, spent Tuesday and Tuesday night
with Miss Alleen Andrews.
Mr. Prince, representing' Ginn & Com?
pany, visited the school early In the
week.
Misses Josephine and Frances Owen
hsve been called home to Essex county
by the death of their father.
GLOUCESTER.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
GLOUCESTER C. H.. VA;, Nov. 7.?A
Joint convention of the W. C. T. U. und
the Antl-fc'aioon League which was held
at Gloucester Courtnouse on Saturday
was a most stirring ? one. Miss Mosher,
of New York, gave a wonderfully clever
address on the methods and working of
the White Ribboners. Mr. West, of the
Anti-Saloon Lengpe. mado a strong
speech on temperance, and was pur
euadetl to repeat the same In the court?
house green on rourt day. when he had
a large and Interested audience. Thcbe
two organizations are keeping the subject
of temperance well before the people The
Union prayer-meetings were inaugurated
At the Kcctory by tho Rev. W. Wylatt on
Friday.
Gloucester Is looking her very loveliest
now, with the golden-rod adorning the
hedges, while the woods are a gold and
crimson -?? ,ry with a ?i'-'i ??re.-.r, ore...?
giound of pines and cedars. The crack
of gun and shout of gunners are*heard
everywhere, and there is more game this
Ftnson. The lands are all posted, and
therefore, gunning hero dan only bo
enjoyed as a sport.
Gloucester Courthouse is rapidly be?
coming a very pretty village. The hoiol
Is a quaint-looking hostel y. A new bank
and hnndsome stores make the business
portion of the town attractive. In the
"West End," where the dwellings are
mostly, .Mr. C. E. Cary has Just com?
pleted and moved Into h. very handsome
hou-e. It Is a typical southern home,
with wide-pillared porches and largp
windows. The house has the modern
conveniences, Including hot and cold wa?
ter, and is an ornament to tho village
Miss Mary Lyons, who has been visit?
ing Mr. and M s. I-I. D. Sanders, of Oak
Point, on tho North River, has returned
to Richmond.
Mrs. Meredith has returned from Nor
folk.
Mr, and Mrs. Cornell are at the Ex
CRange.
Mr. Jospeh Bryan Is at Eagle Point for
? lew . days.
Miss Lou Sea well, who, with Mr. J.
Hailston Seawoll. attended the reunion In
.Newport News, has returned from Nor?
folk.
Mrs. Sllngluf has r<>urned from a visit
to Baltimore.
Mrs. A. W. Withers went with the
Colonial Pames on their James River
outing. "?? '
Mrs,' Graham, who has been nt Sevcrn
by, guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Withers,
has returned to Now York.
Rev. W. B. Lee is In Smlthfleld at?
tending the Nortolk convocation.
Miss Sally Hefflynowpr is at the Rec?
tor/, guest of Rev. and Mrs. W, B. Lee.
The Misses Dozendorff, of Detroit, and
Miss Anne Pago \'ondergr?ft aie at Oait
Point, guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. O.
fcfanders.
Mr. Harry Tabb and Mr. Van Cliff, of
New York, are at White Marsh, guests
?/ 'Hon. and Mrs. J. N. Tabb.
Mr. and Mrs. McKee, of Pittsburg, and
Mr. A. P. Page, of Norfolk, who were
at Hope Haven this week, have returne?],
to Noriolk. Mr. and Mrs. McKee weje
much pie? ? ed with this place and will
most protabiy purchase the some.
Mr. Joseph Hopkins spent a few days
at his old home, Waverly, on the North
Kiver. He came from Newport News on
his stem launch, and made tho trip In
six houis.
Invitations have been received to tho
marriage of Mies Sally Williams, of
Orange, to Mr. Lewis Ryrd, of Glouces?
ter. This announcement gives much
fileasure In Gloucester, where Miss Wll
lams is well known and very popu?
lar.
Hunting in Charles City.
(Special to The Tlmes-D spitch.)
SHiUi~u.i'. ^'A.. Nov. ,.?With Hie bo?
grinning of the hunting season, mnny
sportsmen are afield after the various
sorts of game that are plentiful in
Charles City county, this season. The
nearness of the county to Richmond and
the unfailing hospitality extended by the
"country cousins'' to their town friends
tpakes this section much sought after
by city sportsmen. The l?.rge plantations
ere well 6tocked with brlds. while the
great areas of unfenced woodland offer
fine opportunities for the deer and
turkey hunters to enjoy great sport.
Mrs. Edward Harrison had an "at
home" on Friday evening in honor of her
guests. Mibs Jennie Ruffln. of Prince
George county; Miss Sally Harrison. Rev.
Valentine Jones and his daughter, Miss
M?-y Jones, of Albemarle county.
Colonel Wm. T- Robins and wife, of
No. 810 East rrankl ? Street, Richmond,
end Mrs. Henry Watkins, formetly j>f
Richmond, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
H. S? Saundets, of Upper Shirley.
Stephen Phillips' "Miriam."
Htepr,en fJh Hips' latest play, "M.rlam."
heb teen put In rehearsal by Mr. Wll aid,
who owns it. It is a drama In three atu,
coveting six years, and deals with Puri?
tans and Royalists.
The zefcrula may be livelier, but the
..thoughts of the mule are "long, long
thougnts." Horses may come and zebras
may no. but the mule will go on forever.
' He has the sanction of age and the prom
lee of the future. He carr ed Ab;ahan?
and Solomon He was at the building ot
the temp!?, and was traded in the lairs
of Tarnish. The ztbrula never will sup?
plant Wm. The iate of tne dodo Ali?jdy
threatens the zebra. When ht is gone,
whence the aebrula??Chicago Tribune.
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Lexington Affairs.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
LEXINGTON, VA? Nov. 7.?Mrs. Jay
1-ugh Wills and her son, Mr. Hugh Wills,
have returned from a visit of ton days
to friends and relatives In Roanoke.
Miss Mary D. Etrader, of Beverly, W.
Va.. Is the guest (of Mrs. G. A. Jones, of
Lexington vicinity.
Among those who returned to Lexing?
ton to cast their votes ?t the election
Tuesday past were Attorney-General Wil?
liam A. Anderson and Stale Treasurer
A. W. Harmnn, of Richmond, and Hon.
Henry St. George Tucker, of Washing?
ton, D. C.
Mr. R. B. Embreo, of Bristol, Tenn.,
nnrt Mr. R. M. Pearsall, of New York,
wore the guests of Mr. Lawrence Em?
breo during the week.
Mr. John S. White, of Clifton Forge, Is
the guest of Mrs. William S. White.
Mr. Lucy L. Irvine, a former resident
of Lexington, now residing in Chnrlottes
vllle, spent several days hero during tho
past week, the guest of friends.
? Judge C. J. Campbell, of Amherst,
spent several days here during the week,
and returned home, accompanied by his
wife, who has been at the bedside of her
son, who was one of tho cadets of tho
Virginia Military Institute, 111 with fever.
Dr. William S. Currell, of Washing?
ton and Lea University, attended the an?
rual meeting of the Association of South?
ern Colleges and Preparatory Schools In
session In Durham, N. C, during the past
week. Hn road a paper on "Why Stu?
dents Leave College Before Completing
Their Course."
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Embree, of Buena
Vista city, accompanied by their daugh?
ter. Miss Lois Embree, are visiting Wash?
ington, New York and other Northern
cities.
Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Engleman and their
niece. Miss Grace Engleman, of Kerr's
Creek, who havo been visiting relatives
In Roanoke city, have returned to their
homes.
Rev. John H. Light, pastor of Trinity
Methodist Church, of Lexington, was In
Martinsburg, W. Va., during the past
week.
The following officers have been elected
by the Washington Literary Society of
Washington and Lee University: Presi?
dent, B. Mercer Hartman; Vice-President,
S. C. McPheeters; Secretary, H. E. Thax
tcn; Treasurer, D. E. Witt.
LEESBURG SOCIAL.
(Special to Tho Tltnen-Dlsuurcn.)
JL.?ESRURG, VA., Nov. 7.-Among
those who attended the Van DeVanter
i-uorell Wedding were Mrs. Helen Moore,
of Baltimore, accompanied by her ntcco
ond Miss Mabel AVllmarth, of Washing?
ton.
Mrs. Bernard Mann, of Petersburg, who
has been visiting her sister, Sirs. Eng?
lish, lor e???? time, lefl Tuesday for
an extended trip to Now York.
Judge Richard H. Tehbs and his aunt
and Miss V.Ttcy Cockrllle were in Wash?
ington part of this week.
Mr. and Mrs. S. S. LTJtz have returned
from an extended Irlp to New York.
Miss Harbaugh and Miss Hnrrlo Bowie,
of Wasnlngton, who havo been on u
short visit to Mrs. Dr. Flshburn, have
returned to inelr home.
AI?tTs ;?7aralo Rog?is, who has be.m for
some timo In Baltlmoro, Is now visiting
the family of Mr, Henry Fairfax ut
their beautiful home near Aldle, this
county.
miss Elizabeth Henderson, who has
been visiting friends near Baltimore, re?
turned to her home here, called by tho
Illness of a relative, for a short time
luft week.
Mr. and Mrs. Marlow, of Washington,
who have been summering In Leesburg,
hive now"returned to Washington ror tho
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Inn. Loesbtirg, has returned with her
threo children to her home for the win?
ter.
Miss Florence Nixon has left for an
extended visit to friends In Washington.
Mlfn Cora Lutz entertained on Hal?
lowe'en night a party of friends at her
home near Leesburg.
.Mrs. R. A. Paxtpn, of Cailhelm, has
returned from a visit to Wasnlngtorn
Mr. and Mrs. E. ci. White have gone
to the Hot Springs, in Arkansas, where
they will spend the winter.
Mr. William Nixon, brother of Mr.
Lewis Nixon, visited friends In Leesburg
auilng the week.
WOODSTOCK.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
WOODS,i'OCK. VA.. Nov. 7.?Mrs. John
Dosh, of Luray, Va., returned to hai
home on Wedresdav af'er visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. George W, Pul
ham, of this p.ace.
.Mrs. W. B. M.ley and daughter have
returned to their home In Woodstock ut?
ter an absence of two months visiting
relatives.
Mips ivticy Magruder. of Woodsiock. I.
the guest of Miss Alma Hendry, of Wash?
ington, D. 0,
Misses Edith Daniels and Minnie Moo:/.
' of ind ur.a. and Miss Nannie Hickinnn,
: of Mt. Juckson, were guests of Mr. and
I Mr?. M- B. Wunder last week.
Hon. T. W. Harrison. Judge of the Cir
] cuit Court of Shenandoah county, ha?
arranged his scheduled for the rerms
under the new Constitution. The term?
win be held on the second Mondays in
Janua y. March, May, July, September
and Novemter. The Board of Supervis?
ors will meet on alternate second Mon?
days with the court. County Court days
in Shenandoah county have brought large
? crowds to Woodstock uuring the past
? few years, and of lute the crowds have
? sieidliy Increased, and the people are loth
to give up their monthly cou t days.
' Rev. and Mr&. Eugene Sky es. of Ber?
lin. Pa., are the gues1* of his parents,
j Hev. and Mrs. N. H. Styles, of Wood
| stock.
SCOTTSVILLE AFFAIRS.
(S-ierlnl to The TImes-DIspctch.)
SCOTTSVILLE, VA., Nov. 7.-At the
home of Mrs. D. P. Powers on Tuesday
night was organized what will be known
as the Thursday Night Club, as It will
honceforth meet on Thursday night of
oiich week. The charter members are:
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Pereira, Dr. and Mre.
J. P. Blair, Messrs ? O Harris and .T. 8.
Eastman, Miss Mary Bull, of Richmond;
Dr. James Hart, Mesdames F. H. For?
rar and A. G. Bell: Misses Met and Lucie
Powers, nnd Rose S. Fnrrar. The follow?
ing officers were elected from those pres?
ent: Mr. H. ?. Harris, president; Dr.
James Hart, vice-president; Miss Rose
Farrar, secretary, and Mrs. J. V. Pereira,
treasurer. . Thero are to he "no drones
In this hive." All are required to be
ni-tlve. Each member will be properly
fined for non-nttendnnce without suffi
clerit erc'tse; also for nnn-performince.
A committee of three; Mr. .T. S. East?
man.. Dr. .1. P. Blair and Miss Marietta
Powers, was nnpolnted to draw up a con?
stitution and by-laws. Mrs. J. V. Ferelrn,
Miss Lucie Powers. Dr. James Hart and
Miss Rosa Fnrrar wer? appointed to
arrange a. programme of entertainment
fnr the, club at Its n?rt mietine, which
will be held again at Mrs. D. P. Powers'.
The alms of the organisation ar? llte
r.irv Instruction and social diversion.
Miss Mnrv Parks, of Favette county.
W. Va., who hss been a ruest of Miss
Mettle Jones, left on Mondiy for Luray.
Mrs. Fctherston*. of Roanoke, is a
guest at General Hills.
Mrs. Henry Boyd Is visiting Mrs. Lalla
Pnvd.
' Miss Annie Jnrmnn. of Chn?1ottesvtl1?.
returned ho?"?? on Sun^sy. after a visit
to her pmnrtmother. Mr?. Mary Jop*.
Dr. nnd Mrs. Tt. T.. Dillard; of North
On-den. are et Chester.
Mr. Cary Moon Is at home for a few
d-<vs.
Rev. 55. PnrV?r RI'-h'Hson will nreneh
nt the Disciples' Church hero on Sun?
ds ? morning.
Messrs. Znch. Jarma.n, of Charlottes
vllle, nnd TCenn?d'? of t?-??t??'" "^enn.,
"??>? guests of Miss Mattle Jones on
Sunday..' . ' ;
Ttfrs. G. A. Ho?tr Is somewhat better.
Mr. Mason Dlllnrd. of Norfolk, loft for
homo to-day.
THE TOWN OF CREWE.
i?3_??tMj ?? Tn? t|t?1?--'???'-???1??
CREWE, VA., Nov. 7.?MIB?ei Annie
nnd Carrie G'lls (rive ? flinch partv Tues?
day evoifner In bn*>or of their guest, Miss
Lrurn Bevllle. of Kevsvllle.
' Miss Rosamond rut7.?l. of Richmond,
has been elected teacher for the sixth
grnde In the public school.
Mr?. J. H. Hin?? entortaln?d the l?dl?e
of the Foreign Missionary Society of the
Fre?bvterlnn. Church. Frldny pvpnlner. An
Interesting; procreammo was rendered, the
subject being "Thanksttlvlng." A read?
ing. "Thank?glvlng Ann" was greatly en
jovefl by all.
There hnn been a great deal of activity
al<mg the lines of church work lately.
The members of the Christian Church,
Rev. S. A. Morton pastor. h?vo brok?n
three/weeks, they have by Individual ef
the record as money raisers. In the pi?.??
fort.? and by(- this mean labored with
their ???? hands and raised tho neat sun,
of *lC?.20.
Mr. Algernon Gates, of Birmingham,
?-A1?., Is visiting his sister, Mrs. John
Kldd.
Mr. John Huderlns. of Petersburg, snent
this week at his father's, near town, hunt
1??? ' ' "?''?, ii*?:"
Dr. C. Martin ha? as his guest at his
boarding house". "Ills' mother. Mrs. Dr. Mar?
tin, and his little daughter, Louise, of
Lynchburg.
SOUTH BOSTON.
(cporiii to Thq Tlmes-D'-pa'ch.?)
SOUTH BOSTON, Nov. 7.-The loveliest
social event for some time was the
splendid entertainment given by the
Misses Wntklne. the daughters of Mr.
and Mrs. H. J. Watklns, on Logan Street.
The T. M. C. A. had a delightful en?
tertainment Thursday evening. A musi?
cal solo, under the skillful management
of Mrs. A. R. Green, was rendered In the
happiest vein.
Dr. S. O. Brooks, having sold his In?
terest In the furniture business, will go
to Charlotte, N. C? to engage In the cot?
ton business.
Cards of Invitation have been Issued
to the marriage of Miss Virginia Ingram,
the lovely daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.
J. Ingrain, of South Boston, to George
Lee Corbln, a gentleman prominently con?
nected with the tobacco business of Dan?
ville. Miss Ingram was a teacher In th*
public graded school here for years and
was universally beloved by both pupils
und patrons.
KING GEORGE COUNTY.
(8peelnl t" Tht? Tlmee-ni?'?itrlO
KINO GEORGE, VA., Nov. 7.?Mrs.
Nannie S. Brown, formerly of Baltimore,
but now a resident of King George, has
Issued cards to the marriage of her
daughter, Miss Daley Fair Brown, to Mr.
Dalngerfleld Lewis Ashton on Wednes?
day, November- 11th, at U o'clock, at ?t
Taul's Church, King George.
Mrs. Harry Mills, of Wnshlngton. and
her brother, Mr. T. B. Garnett. of the
same city, are visiting their mother, Mrs.
Emma L. Garnett. at Spy Hill.
MIes Margaret S. Brown, of Baltimore,
who has been a guest of her sister, Mrs.
N. B. Doherty. and other relatives In
King George, returned to Baltimore to?
day.
Miss Austin Arnold is undsr treatment
In Richmond for her eye?,
Mr. W. W. Mountjoy. of New Vork, Is
visiting his mother, Mrs. Jemima Mount
joy, at her homo near the Courthouse.
Mrs. Charles H. Ashton, wife nt ex
Judge C. H. Ashton, is expected home to?
day after a lengthy visit to relatives In
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Ashland Affairs.
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(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
ASHLAND, VA., November ".-The va?
rious denominations rallied strongly to the
support of St. James' Episcopal Church
of Ashland last night at Dr. Wight
man's in what proved to be a social event,
as well as highly entertaining musical
feast. Captain Cunningham and Mr.
Kaufman, or Richmond, together with
Mrs. Blackwell. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon,
M?as Mllnes and Miss Blackwell, formed
the programme. The proceeds will be de?
voted to refitting St. James' Church.
Bishop Hendrlx, of Kansas City. Mo.,
will deliver a lecture In the College Chap?
el next Monday evening under the au?
spices of the faculty, on "The Companion?
ship of a Purpose."
President Blackwell has returned from
Durham, N. C, where ho has been In at?
tendance upon the Southern Association
of Colleges and Preparatory Schools.
The "death trap" .railroad fence con?
tinues to be f.he subject of Interested and
anxious discussion, and hardly a day
passes that some one does not have an
experience of narrow escape to relate.
Fence climbing Is an accomplishment
many of the commuters are unprepared
for. The Town Counc 1 Is likely to take
some action on the matter at Its next
meeting.
A mad dog belonging to Mr. Pendleton
created much alarm last Wednesday and
might have bitten a number of people
but for the prompt arrival of neighbors.
The dog was killed after he had bitten
another d?S?
President and Mrs. Blackwell, of the
college, will entertain the freshmen' next
Tuesday evening.
The many friends of Rev. Dr. R. R.
Howlson wll regret to learn of his very
feeble condition since the death of his
wife at Braheid, near Frederleksburg,
last month. '
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STAUNTON CITY COUNCIL
The Board of Trade Recom?
mends Plans for a Depot.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
BTAUNTON, VA,, November 7.r-At their
regular monthly meeting this week of the
City Counc 1 a communication from the
Mayor calling attention to the city's neeu
of a pest-house, was read and referred to
a committee to make a report. The com?
mlttee to which the hill board ordinance
was referred at a previous meeting re?
ported unfavorably against it, and the
light against bill boards wae dropped.
Stonewall Jackson Camp of Confederate
Veterans held an interesting meeting in
their hall on Tuesday night. Several of
the delegates to the recent reunion at
Newport News made brief addressee, giv?
ing an interesting account of their trip
and of the pleasant time they ?pent. They
all spoke In the warmest terras of the
hospitality of the people of Newport
New?.
Captain Morton was author'zed to draw
a suitable resolution with reference to
the marked kindness and hospitality of
the camp at Newport News.
At their meeting this week the Board
of Trade discussed the plans for the pew
Chesapeake and Ohio station which Is to
be erected here. The plans subm tted by
the Chesapeake and Ohio some time ago
semed to be unsatisfactory, and a com?
mittee was appointed to have new plans
drawn. Those were drawn by Architect
Collins, and proved to be satisfactory.
These plans will be submitted to Pres?
ident Stevens with tho request that he
havo the bulddlng erected as therein
specified.
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AFTON AFFAIRS.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.).
AFTON, VA., Nov. 7.?An "oyster sup?
per" was held at the Afton Chapel last
night. The ladles cleared about ?2/?.
Mr. W. H. Lumsden, of Norfolk, and
Mr. D. M. Lumsden, of New York, vis?
ited their sister, Mrs. J. Ezeklel Hall,
last week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. WIlcox Brown, of Bal?
timore, are at "Elsbam."
Mrs. Brown had the misfortune to lose
htr purse containing $75 on a Chesapeake
and Ohio train coming from Baltimore.
Mrs. William Hall and granddaughter,
Mary McCue, left to-day for their home
In Ashland, Va.
Mr. E. D. Hotchklss paid Afton a
short visit last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Page, nee Goodloe,
returned from their wedding trip on Mon?
day.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Goodloe, of
Washington, D. C, are the guests of
Mrs. John Goodloe at Onan,
Rev. Mr. Moffett, of the Union Theo?
logical Seminary, of Richmond, preached
an earnest. Instructive sermon on Sun?
day at the Afton Chapel.
The heaviest shipments of apples are
about over now. Much of the second
class fruit was shipped loose In cara
to tho canneries and evaporators.
SOUTH BOSTON TOBACCO.
Double Daily Sales at the Ware?
houses.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatcli.)
SOUTH BOSTON. VA.. Nov. 7.?Tho
break? of tobacco have been quite large
during the whole of the week. Since
November 1st a now system of double
dark eales havo been Inaugurated.
The Imperial, the Continental, the
American and many Independent buyer?
have two agents here to represent them.
There seems to be a'.little better feel?
ing In the market. At the entire sale,
which was a large one, but of good to?
bacco, average was over seven dollars per
hundred. Taking all things Into consid?
eration this la a fairly good average.
The prices are about one half of whet
they were last year at this time, but
farmers seem resolved to sell. The Indi?
cations are that more than 20.000.0?IJ
pounds will be sold here this year.
FINE WHISKIES
AT CUT RATES!
Old and established brand* of Whiskies
at t'?.O? and $2.60 per ga Ion. Fine 4 year
old Whiskies, includili? Mountain D w,
at $2.00 por Rall?n. ? C, Corn Wh ekle*
at ?2.00, $1.76 and $1.60 per gallon. Good?
shipped to any part of the Sia'e.
A. W. ROSENE,
25 South Thirteenth Street,
DIAMONDS
Our Jewelry
It attractive?we know it-r-tbe pupilo knows and appreciates 1*.
We've added new laurel* to the store this season in the way
of artl?tlo Jewelry, rea onabiy priced. Our oli friend? coma
fca/'k, and we make many new ones eaob day through our policy
of tatiefactlon.
Those who are busying thenue/ves In " looking around " we
cord>aliy Invite them to feast their eyes on tho many now crea?
tion? In jewelry whloh are displayed here.
Time's ripe to begin making your Xmas selections. We'll
?et them aside, have ample time to engrave nicely, If desired,
and deliver the article at the proper time.
Why not ojK-n your jewelry account here now f
Schwanschild ?ros..
Richmond's Leading Jewelers. Cor, 2nd ? Broad Sis.
mm SILVERWARE

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