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IIKATIISVIU.I'. A'A.. Aprll 27, Tlm
llliplc n de nle ,1 cold wontlirr of l!.l.'
nieiiith hns tindoubleilly bllmiied II' not
rultie cl iho fruit . rup. Dui ln? the on
tirt- month f h* re ha\ e ln . n hen\ y
fnllf* nf rnln nnd snow, with Ice ;ii
nlght. All of this comltiR .in e ns th.'
ti.M? were ln-glnnltiR (.) bloom kllicd
Tlu' mlnlng or even the* hilghiing
of this crop menns 11 grent denl to
the people of thls see tlon, ns many
nf them shlp a good denl ol fruit aud
fcatlzo Inrgo profits.
The* trnp flslu rmen seem lo bo
catch Ing n large number of lish and
nre rju11? - clnted over thclr success.
Professor ll. M. Brent, ot tho hlgh
School :it tliis place, Is making big
propnrntlons for thf comtnenccmcnt,
which will l.-ik.* plnco nbout JIay 24th.
In a whlrlwlnd n nay ftgo the roof
wns blown off of Mr. T. .1. Downlng'a
barn, soveral outhouscs completely
turhed over und the dwelling-houuc
Jlrs. i:. II. Chllton, who hns beon vls?
ltlng he*r mother, Jlrs. S. T. Smlth.
returned Sundny to her homo ln Kil
Captaln Forhcy nnd corps of coast
geodctlc survcyors, who spent lhe
wlnter nt thls place, left Sundny for
Fitchctts, Mathews county.
Jlr. i'.. T. llniv, of Riohmond; spent.
soveral days of last week ut thls placo,
ln tlu* interest of tbe StiefC Piano
Messrs. E. II. Smlth aml Clarence
Rlchardson wlll attend tlu* openlng
of the- Jamestown Exposltlon.
Jlr. Cassidy, of Baltlmore, spont sev?
eral days ol lnst Wook at tho home
of Jlr. T. .1. Downlng.
Misses Annlo and Florenco Stono
1mm, of Mohlck, wero tho guests of
Mlss Alma Brent recently.
[Special te. Tlie* Tlmoa-Dlspateh."
MONTVALE, A'A.. April 27.?Mrs, John
I'ern.n entertained tln: Shakespeare Clns.s
nt tln* lnst meeting. Tlu* llrst act of
"AU's Well Thai Ku.is Well" formed thee
le-ss.en. Tli- dlscusslon of the plny wns
led hy Jliss .Wm.* Dny. It shpuld be* of
more thun ordlnary Interest. innsmuch
ns li Is tlu. lnst play on the program fo."
thc scason. After the lesson deliclous rc
freshments were servod, and in a mair
ner which rcflected credit upon the young
A meeting is in progress at the Jleth
odlst Church. Tho pastor. liev. .lohn
Carroll. has Itev. l.ouls Blanford, of Duii
ville. io nssist him. Servlces will be
held at 11 iu the morning und S o'clock
ln tho evenlng throughout ihe week.
Jlrs. Ceeia Read hns returned from a
visit of several days lo frlonds at Roa
Jlr. and Jlrs. J.ehn Ferron spent Sun?
day nt Roanoke.
Mr. Albert Williams. of Bon Ah*. wljo
has been visitlng hls fnther, Captain A.
G. Williams, has returned homo.
Mr. und Jlrs. Henry M. Luck aud
daught.r. Jllss Frances. of Roanoko,
were th>- c'.i.-t.-' of Cnptnln and Jlrs. N.
C. Luck on Saturday aud Sunday. Jlr.
Luck left on Jloinlay for Lowry. hls placo
of business at present. Jlrs. Luck re?
turned home cen ihe- samo ifuy.
Mr. Robert Biggs, .Misses JIary and
Horlense Wells, of Lynchburg. wero vis?
itors !ast week at tlie home of Jlts.
Jlrs. Suo Furjun and daughter, Jliss
Lillie. of Lvnchburg, are recent visitors
at the suburban home of Jlr. nnd Jlts.
G Ii. Stoner. -\li--s Lilllo loft on Mon
d.'iv ti) take charge of her e hool nt Vln
ton. Jlrs. Fuqun wlll cxtend her visit
to the w< ek's end.
Tlll- MECKLENBURG, CHASE CITY,
A'A., Aprll 27.?The "merrie month of
JIay" usually marks tho opening of tho
summer season at tho Jlecklonburg, ancl
thls year will linel a goolly company
assembled here, with .?very Indlcntion
that the popular wavo toward Virglnla
ut thls time wil! Includo the Mecklenburg
amciu,- Hh beneflclarlos,
Alr. Tom Smith. eef New York City, hus
just arrlved, nnd on thu lst ..:" May will
assumc the duties ot' mnnngor for the
Bummor season. Mr. W. -\. I.ch, wlio
has had charge of the hotel during tlu
Wlnter months, wil! return tn.hls summei
hotel. Mount roee.no, I'a. Jlr. Smlth is a
man of experience* and promlnence in hotel
llfe*. having been for manj years ldentl
fled wlth the Hot Springs, Va., and othei
hotels throughout tli.* South.
Tho popularlty of the Mecklonburg foi
honeyraooners has already been notlced
but on Wednesday it appeared ln a new
role, und gavo its blesslngs to a verj
liappy and interesting anto-nuptiul party
who, eloplng ,m th.. afternoon train fvon
Chaso City, "crosscd over tho border,'
and were married at Durham, N. C? Wed?
nesday uft_Hii.>e.!i.., Tlie chlef personni
dramatis.- wero- Jfr. Ben L. Walker uni
Mlss Hiittie WHson, both of this county
and both very well nnd popuiarly luiowt
at the Jlecklenburg, where they have al
ways been attractlvo additions t.. th.
social functions. They were accompanlei
THE DEAF MAY HEAR
The Story of the Electrical Engineer, Geo. P. Way, Whose
Lost Hearing Was Restored by His Own Invention.
Khnttl nine vears nao .Mr. George P- I liis labors. nnd he woro il with splondid
Way clcctrical engineer of tho Detrolt results. Others, of course, heard of tho
Voun'ir Men's Christian Association, could marvel, and he was bverwholriied wlth
Bcarcely hear ihe roarlng ot his own requests fo'r'ono of tli0so;llttlo-oar-pliones
englnes aud dy- | from friends as Wdl as from peoplo of
namos as ii? ; whom ho never knew.
passed among a number of wealthy Inisiuess men ln
them. To-day Detrolt, who have known Mr. Way for
he la to all ap- yenrs, km w of l-,is doafness nnd the mar
pearances pos. veloiis results whlch liis Invention liad
sessod of por-1 brought, gavo hlm full finnnolal bncklng
aml ptidorseinent. that ho mlght extend,
to tho largest posslblo llmlt, tho blesslngs
whleh hls wonderful ear drums hting to
tjioso who ar.- sufforing from Impalrcd
hearlng and doafness. Pa tonts have been
granted in all forelgn countrtcs, and lit
orally thousands of the drums Havo been
sold in every part of tlie world, and
every dny wltnesses a largo increase ln
tho volume of demand, n. tho sale of
ono pair of tlie drums in uny loeallty
produces many other sales. Nine persons
out of ovory ten who havo tried tho Way
Ear Drunis have been bonefltad by them
aud uaturally aro qulck to tosllfy of
their value la fcllaw-sufferers,
Mr. Way. whose home offlco is in tho
Ma.iestlo llhln., Delrolt, Mleli.. bolloves
li hup- thero aro vory fow oases of doafness that
was ).is drums will not relloyo. and lio la
Ono anxlous to moot tho doaf and thoso wlio
thojsuffer from Impalred hearlng.
Ipra Slr. Way. whllo an expert hlmself ln
shuped the knowledge Of tho ear and tlie various
Thon a condltiona whlch produco Impnlrod hear
ln tho iu-' and doafness, by reason of hls own
11niti.iit [icrsoiiiii experience iu treailng hlmself
suceessfully, yet gives added assurnnoe
nf liis earnestnees to help all those wlio
oall upon hlm in tho faot tliat ho Is ac
rniiipanii'cl durlng hls visit to lti'iimond
by lils wife, Dr. l-'runoes M. Way, of
I'ltrolt, one nf the emlneiit nnd suc?
cessful speclallsts ln the troatiuent of
the ear. loeated ln that clty. Those who
? ?all unon Mr. Way will thus havo tho
bonettt of n thproiiBh professional oxaml?
natlon and counsel'. as well ns the great
advantage of meoting one wlio has gone
through tho doop waters of pcrsonal suf?
fering) who wa.s dont' innisolf and hy hls
own effortH brought bnck hls hearlng.
Bo ii" nol hosltato to call upon Mr. Way
if vour hoarlnu Is defectlvo, Appotnt
im 111s i an I.,' made hy telephone liy thoso
who deslre private consultatlon.
Mr*. Way will be iu Richmond, at the Jefferson Hotel, this week, from
Monday, April 29th, until Saturday night, May 4th. All who are deaf
should be sure to call on him. lt will cost nothing to learn whether he
can help you or not.
'i'^ko Ui? ejeva.tor u,nU tlie atttndunt wjlj show you tu Mr. >\'ayrlg..ii?,,-'3,
on their plensnril mission liy Miss Jolnt
Bon, Of tlu' rounly; Miss l.eaeh, or Chnso
City, und .Mr. W. II. P.igbeo, or Norfolk,
rii ? pnty returned on Thursday, nnd nf
l? r dlnner al tho MoeHletlbtlrg, wliet-e they
rccelvetl Iho ednRrntulntloris or tholr
maii.v friends, Mr. anil Mrs. Walker drove
out to iii.- country plrtce, near Druptfris
viiie, whero they witl rntiltd thalr futuro
Colonel XV. T. Huglies, president of lhe
Mooktoninirs Mlneral BprftiRs Compnny;
. Mrs, Hughes and Master Mtrabenu lluglns
I lofl on Thursday for Norfolk, to he pres
! nnl at ihe formal openlng or tlio James?
j Mr. S. n. liooth. of Oxford, N. C? who
i lias i.n Bpondlng some time mosl benc
tleiallv here. lefl on rriday for lils homC.
I South Cnrollna hns n vyfry nttractlvo
| i'1'pie.-inliilloii ln Mrs. 1,. I-. Forrls aml
Mr. w. i'. Carrlngton, or Spiirtnnburg.
Slr. Huberl Wtttts, "f Nynchburg, is
ono <>r the most populnr geml-lnvaltds hero
noW, and is rapidly cohvnlescing. Mis.
i Watts jolncd hlm for a weelt, and won
I nijiny lt i< nds.
'lhe old North State, always In evl
I flenco here, ls represented by Dr. J. 1.
I Hlghsmlth, Dr. K. 15. Gorham, Fayetto
I viile; sir. n. U Hnrdager, Charlotte; Dr.
| and Mis. G. Ct. Winiberl. y. Rocky Mount,
N c.'i Miss Margaret Strangc, Fayotte
vlllo; Miss Jennio Strhngo, Wllmlngtdn;
'? Mrs.A. XV. Knox. Ralelgh, and Mr. E. 1*
| Alderman, Goldsboro.
Mlsa Mftdgo Viiss. of Danvllle. is spond
' Ing some tlmo hero wlth her brother. and
IS n very attractlvd addition to tlio young
Mr W. IL Brue, Kondnlae. Wis.: Mr.
p. Armstrong, Nebraska; Mrs. E, Crosa
..??, s,iss Joost, Sands Polnt, L. I.: Mr.
nnd Shs. C. 15. Hubbnrd, Branchpprt, N.
V.- Mrs. i'.ufus Owens, Mrs, II. o. Wha
ley Choster Springs, Va.; SIrs. T. II.
Easley South Boston, Va,., nnd Mr. nnd
Mrs. J. E. Sorg, Rlchmond, nre among
tho roccnl arrlvnls.
DURHAM, N. C.
tSnrrlal to Tlie Tlir-CF-Dlniiatch.]
DURHAM, N. C, April M.?Thd North
Carolina Teachers' Assembly, whleh wlli
hold their anual seselon ln Durliam Juno
lltli to lltli, will ovontiially be tho
i.,8i attendod meoting during tho pnst
fow years Prepamtl^ns nro belng made
to ?u'loniinoilate sovcral hundred teachers.
Tho attendanco ls expected to hc soino
five hundred. An Important feature ot'
tlu annual ussemhly will bo tho trlp to
tl,.- Jamestown Exposltion. A spoclal
traln will bo eonducted froin Durliam ex
nressly for tho teachers. Tho annual
meeting Hd* year will provo an opoch
ln tho history of the assembly. Tlie ar
rangemcnl of the program. whlch has
recently boen completod, will present a
splendid array of tlie South's best speak?
ers and cducators,
Tho members of tho North Carolina
Medical Society of tho Sixth dlstrict will
convene in Durham to-morrow morning
for an annual sesslon. Tho nbovo dls?
trict comprlscs ton counties surrounding
Durham, nnd it will be qulto an import?
ant sesslon wlth somo slxty or more
present. President Booth, or tho Sttito
Medical Society, will preslde over the us
s, inblnge. Thoro will lie several iecturcs
and papers rend by tlio medical mon nnd
tho sosslon will ndjorn at night.
Tent servlces wero recently adoptod at
the meoting or tho Minlstors' Assoclatlon
ol' tliis eiiy. Tlils is n. new phnse of
worship in Durham, nml au orrangomont
for t!i<' purpose of gettlng certain classes
of people tn church. The tent wlil lie
loeated in different parts of the City dur?
lng the summer, and pastors will hold
revlvala by turns. At all tlmes tent
meetings in Durham have beon largely
attended by a'l elasses of people, and
th.. Idea adopted hy tbe mlnlsters will
[Special to The Tlmos-Dlspatch.]
WYTHEV1LDI5, VA.. April 21.?The
Wytlie Ony Chapter, U. D. C. will hold
its regular monthly meeting on Wed
nesday the lst of May, when arrango
| monts will lie mado for the obsorvanco
of Memorlal Day, whlch has been
changed from the HOtli to 22d in order
not to conilict with tlie reunion in
??('oinrades." tlie play which wa.s ren
dorod at the opera house Tuesday eve?
ning. under tho management of Mrs.
I Walter Wilkinson and Miss Willjo
I Withors, contributed qulto a handsomo
sum to tho new organ fund whlch the
Indles of St. .lolin's congregatlon nre
Btrlvlng to rnise.
Slr. Koniostu. the young Japanese
student from Emory and Ilenry Cnl
loge. vlslted frlonds in Wytheville thls
Rev AN'. II. TC. Pendleton vlslted Tvnn
hoe and held servlces nt tho chapol
Sunday evening. Mrs. Pendleton and
llttlo son. William, a'ceompanied hlm.
Sliss Evelyn Milette. of San Antonio,
Texns, who ls a pupll nt the Mnry.
Baldwln Semlnary tlils sesslon, ls tho
guest of Sliss Virginia Gibboney for a
Slr. Charlos Kwnld Is convalesclng
nfter a severo spell of Illness.
Judgo A. A. Phlegar, of Brlstol, nnd
Messrs. Page. Honaker nnd .1. Irby
Hurt. of Alilngdon. and Messrs. .]. C.
Wysor and .lohn Drnper, of Pulaskl,
woro visiting lawyers attendlng court
I Slr .Roy Sexton nnd fnmlly will leavo
I tliis week for Chlcago, where he Is
in business and will reside ln the fu
i ' ture.
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food combines in such
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amount of wholesome
ness and deliciousness
as is the case with a
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molasses in the world.
It is guaranteed to be
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law, and has been
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flavor and in the actual
amount of food pro
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can even apnroach the
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NEW ORLEANS, LA.
South Boston Social
SOCTIl BOSTON, A'A.. Aprll 27.?Ono
of thc most enjoyablo danees of tlu;
season was glven at the Masonlc Toni?
ple AVednesday evenlng. The muslc
wns furnlshed by nn Italinn band,
ivhtch was en route te> the Jamestown
Exposltlon. Those dnnclng were:
Misses Loulse Penlck, AVIll Easley,
Nannie Carrington, Edyth Turner. Uz
zie Easley. A'lrginla Carrington, Bossie
Morton. Margaret Crawford. Besslo I ie*r
rick; Mossrs. John Overby. of Danville;
John Easloy,Dr. 1. Kelth Briggs. Dr. \V.
H. Mosoley, Comfort Watklns, Moseloy
Bondall, I.ewls Johnston, Charles
Barksdalo, Jack Brookes. Mr. and Mrs.
Tucker Watklns, Jr.. Mr. and Jlrs. John
Watklns, Mr. nnd Mrs. S. C. Morton, Jr..
Dr. nnd Mrs. T. E. Armstrong, Mr. nnd
Mrs. C. \V. Walters, Mr. an.l Alrs. I. C.
Greon, Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Hunt. Mrs.
It. AA*. Lawson. Mrs. T. B. Johnson.
Misses Virglnla nnd Lella Wright, nf
this plnee, are vlsltlng relatives in
Mrs. V. L. Fowlkos left Thursday for
JJew York on a pleasure* trp.
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Thomas have ro.
turned from a pleasant vislt to Plens
tint Grove, nenr Koysvlllo.
Mlss Maymo Guthrle. of Lynchburg.
was tho guost of Mlss Bertie Enst thls
?.irs. Shields. who hns beon on a
pleasant vislt to lier brotlier. Mr. L. C.
Ingle, nt thls plnee, returned to hor
homo in Burllngton, N. C? thls week.
Colonel George M. Edgar, LL. D., of
Lexlngton, Ky.. n soldier and a scholar.
dellvored his noted leeture on the llfe
ancl eh'aracter of "Stonewall" Jackson
Tuesday evening In Presbyterian
Church, to an appreclativb audlonco.
Mr, AValter Polndoxter, for many
years a resldent of Hnllfnx, but now
of Tennesse, vlslted frlends and rela?
tives here and at Houston this week.
Mr. nnd Mrs. AV. "R. Hedderly,
aftor having spent a pnrtlon of their
honeytuoon in South Boston vlsltlng
relatives, returned to tholr home in
Lynchburg thls week.
Miss Hallle Dlckorson, nf Rlchmond,
ls vlsltlng Mrs. R. AV. Lawson and Mrs.
Tuckor C. AVatklns, Jr., nt this place.
Mrs, John AValker. who hns beeen
vlsltlng her parents. Hon. and Mrs.
Joseph Stebblns, nt thls place, hns re?
FLOYD, A*A., April 27.?Rev. Abram
Hogan, who lias been conflned to hls
room for several weeks wlth the grlp,
'ti much butter at this timo, being
,blo to walk about his room.
Mr. U. W. Slmmons, o?u of Floyd's
old cltizens, is improvlng and haa ral
lied from the operation which was
performed on him somo tlmo ago.
Mrs. XV. L. Scott uud chldren, of
Roanoko, are vlsltlng Captain Shcltoi*
and famlly thls week.
Mrs. John S. Lauronce, of Christians
burg, ls nlso visiting at Captain Shel
Peter Slushor, a student of Roanoke
Collego, and Dr. C. \V. Slushor, ol
Bluefield, W. A'a., were hore this weok
in attondnnce on the marrlage of tholi
sister, Miss Mary Slushor.
Tlio sale of T. B. llul't was largely
attendod here last Saturday; everythtiiu
sold woll. xu: J. E. Huff, of Roanoko
bought tho building, also tho fiftt
sharea of stock in tlfMirm of T. B. Huil
& Co. The building aud stock lncludud
Mrs. Dr. Lauronce attendod tho mar?
rlage of . her cousln, Mias Grucie
Lauronce, at Walcott yesterday.
llomey llancock, Cnbel Epperly ant
FJtzhugh Epperly have left for Lynch?
burg to attond tho Plodmotit Businesi
Harry lf. Shelton, a prominent attor?
ney of Brlstol, nfter apending a montl
wlth hls parents, has returned to hls
Mr. S. H. Briuno left AVednesday foi
HIchmond nnd Norfolk, anel intoiicls tak
lng ln tho openlng of tho Jamestowr
Rov. .1. K. Harrls is in Radford thh
week, nttendlng the Montgomery Pros
liytery that comnieneed there Tuesday
The following travellng men weri
reglstered nt tho liotels Lhis weok: G
AV. James, of Jonesboro. Tenn.: XI. C
MesaiC Ot Roanoke: J, AV'. AValnwrlght
of ChrlBtlansburg; J. P, Saul', of Snlom
lt. 1'. Cannadoy, nf Roanoke-,
Mrs. B. P. Hlilott, who has been con
flnod to her room wlth a sevoro cold
Is improvlng. _
|Speclal tn Tho Tlmes-DIspntch. 1
GLOUCESTER. A'A.. Aprll 27.?<~>t
April _:;<! ;it Warner llall. the bcnutlfu
home of Mr. aud Mrs, Maynard Cheney
tho Ware Rtvor Clroloof Klng's Duugh
ters presented twn very ainiislng playt
"Mr. and Mrs. Oadnhiiiil" aud "Whei
A'nur Wlfe's Awny." The enst noe*ultti..
themselves unutumlly well, und nll th
"hlts" woro. liio-ft enthuslnstieally np
pntlded bv tho lappreetattvo aiidlc-niv
In tho "troupei wero Mr. Mnrshnl
ItfwlH aml Mlss lliirgarot Tnbb, Mlsse
Snllv and Fnnnv llnties, of Enneld; MIs
Ulnklo, Mlss Salelby and Mlss Ellei
Leo. Mr. T. J. Meredlth. the "dean" of
the Gloucestor thsatrlcafs; Mr. Phllip
E. Jonos, and Mr. Maynard A. Chenoy,
Sliss Emlly V. Mason. of Washington,
known and holoved tiiroiighotit Vir?
ginia and the South. is the guest of
Mr. and SIrs. A. W. Wlthers, or .Severn
I',-. nnd Mrs. Thomas Pincklloy
Brynn. ot' itlchmond. nml Sliss Hamil?
ton. ot Petersburg. Mrs. Bryan's slster,
un' guests at Kaglo Point.
Jlrs. Dr. Haskins. of Mathows, is the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. William Pattor?
Miss Head nnd Srrs. Ingnlls. of Bos?
ton, and SIrs. Glftord, of Chlcago. aro
guests <>f Mr. nnd Mrs. Cheney, <u' War
The Itev. Willlam B. r.ee ls In Rlcli?
niond, attendlng tho convocatlon.
Mrs. William ii. Dcc is in Clarko wlth
her mother, Mrs. Kownslar, who ls very
B0YK1NS, VA.. April 21.?Miss Annio
Boone is very IH indeed Wlth pneu?
Messrs. Chnrlie Knight, David Do
Loatche and Ryland Bryant have gono
to Norfolk, Va., to work.
Mr. Davls Bryant, of Sunboam, Va.,
has been on a vlalt to his brother, Dr.
B. R. Bryant.
Mrs. S. J. Myrick spent a part of
last week in Portsmouth. Va.
Sliss Blancha Bryant was In Branch
vlfio, Va.. Bcveral days ago.
Mlsses Mlnnle Beaton and Taylor, of
tho B. C. F. I.. Murfreesbdro, N. C,
spent last Sunday with Mrs. S. L. Bea?
Dr. Jamos Grlzzard was In Grizzard's,
Vn.. during tho past weok.
SIrs. 11. il. Knight ls qulto sick.
Mr. J. J. Powell has gono to Norfolk,
Va., to make hls home In that place.
Mrs. C. Woodard and Sliss Gortle
Britt, of Branchvllle, Va., wero at Mrs.
E. H. Grizzard's during lnst week.
Messrs. A. B. Hart, H. Powell and
Frank Barham, of Nowsoms, Va., wero
hero lnst Sunday.
SIrs. H. Little, of Onmo, N. C. is here
wlth Mrs. J. D. Hart, who fs qulto
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NOW for Good Luck?try it
the very next time you bake.
If not at your dealer's, write
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will novor know that you have
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Old Point Social
OLI> POINT COMFORT. A'A.. April
27.?Old Point waa entlrely absorbed
thls wook ln tho opening of the Jatnes
town Exposltlon, Tho hotels were
Plieked wlth guests lor tho occaslon,
an<l there wero many brilliant social
fuiiotious connectod wlth it.
The congrcssional COmntlS-loh whicr,
came down from Wnshington atiel the
Govornor of Mnssachusetts, who were
special guests at t,?ie oponlng, stopped
at the. Cliamberlln.
Vractlcally tho whole nf officlnl
AVashington attendod tlie openlng The
President an.l Mrs. Roosevelt mndo thc
trlp down on tho ofileial yacht, tno
May.'Iower, accompnnlod by a larso
party ot frlends. Secretary of tho
Navy and Mrs. A'Ictor II. Metcalf and
a party of guosts wero on tho Unlted
States dlspateh Dolphln.
Tho entiro dlplomatlc corps was
present and others In tho party ln
cluded tho Secretary of tlio Treasury
nnd Mrs. Georgo B. Cortolyou, tho for?
mer Governor of Porto Rlco nnd Mrs.
AVinthrop, tho Adjutant-Gonerai of the
army and Mrs. Bell, tho Secretary Oi.
tho Interior and Mrs. Oarfleld, and tho
Asslstant Secretary of AVar and Mrs.
The forelgn war-sliips which aro
partlcipntlhg In the naval rendezvous
arrlved ln llampton Roads prlor to
the openlng day. and tlu*lr oflicors
havo beon prominent guests nt all al'
social and official gatherings.
A vast amount of ontcrtalning is go?
ing on aboard the war-sliips. There
ls a constant interchange of courte
sies botween tho ofHcers of tho Amer?
ican and forelgn vessels, and thero are
dlnners, lunoheons.^teas and danees, to
which their women friends aro in
Brlgadler-General Frederick Deni.
Grant, wlio has the military dlvislon
of tho exposition, has rornoved his
headquarters from Norfolk to tlm
Cliamberlln, aml with Mrs. Grant wil'
be thero indetlnitely.
Mrs. Charles Wesley Pottit, of Nor?
folk, lias sent out cards for tho mar?
rlago of her daughter, Ailocn Saund?
ers, and Payraaster Georgo Gold
thwalto Seibols, Unlted States Navy,
who is at present attachod to tho bat?
tleship Kentucky, of Admlral Evans's
iloet. Tho wodding will bo celebrated
on tho 7th of May.
Late arrivals at tho Chamberlln in
cluelo Mr. and Mrs. E. II. Beach, Bos?
ton; Mr. and Mrs. E. A'. Denlon, New
York; Lady Hingston, Miss lllngston,
Montrcal; Mr. and Mrs. L. 13. Mc
Coinas, AVashington; Mr. and Mrs.
Rlchard Laws Loo, Baltlmono; En
riuue Rulz Fernanclez, Manuel Garcla,
Engel Cov/.o, Mexiean Embassy, Wash?
ington; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin G. Solbels,
Columbla, S. C.J Mr. and Mrs. S. Jar
via Adams, Pittsburg; Mr. and Mr_.
llonry C. Carpenter, Mlss Bcatrlco Car?
penter, Clilcago; Colonol and Mrs. KiVb
ert Thompson, Southamptoh, L. I.j Mr.
und Mrs. Waller T. AVilson, Miss AVil?
I Spoclal to Tho Timoa-Klapatoll,]
LOUISA, VA., Aprll 27.?Miss Normn
Ashby nnd Mlss Janet Blbb left Thurs?
day for Culpeper, A'a.
Mr. John C*.lll. of Mineral, and Mr, J.
D, <'oln, of New York, spent Tliursday in
Louisa. ' ,.'.'?'.
Professor Wlnfrey Went and Lieutenant
West, of tho Unlvorslty of V>.'*;mla, navc
boon thc Kiiesls of Mrs. A. M. \\_st, ol
Mr James Wlnston, nephew of ( np
tain'T. V. Wlnston, of this place, ha?
recently been appolnted professor la '.hc
Unlversity of Toxas, , ,.,
Mr. Henry Thdmpson Kent, uf ht
Louls, brotlier of Profosor Kont, ot tht
Unlv-ersity of Vlrglnl'l, ^pont Sunday
wlth his sliV'is near here. Ho is or
route to Jaiuesiown to assuino hla dtitlei
Mr' Thompson W. Goodwin, of Kou
noke, was thu guest of hls slsters hen
Mrs. M, v. Gooch ?? oxpoctod aopn a
her old homo hore.
Mlss Hnrton and Chnneollor Celeiiian
son of Dr, Coleman, nt Mlneral, won
married on tho LSth ln RookviUe, Md.
tho Rev. Thoniiis Campbell oi m-i l.tip
Ust Church thoro, olllciatlng. The cei
mnny took plnco nt the mlnlster's house
Mrs, Wllliam A. Wlnston, accompanloi
by lier diuiKhU-r, Mrs. lt. L. Gordon, re
tiiriied to he.i* home, "Malveru lllll," oi
An Eplscopal Hunday-sehool wns or
ganlned here ou Sunday last, wlth aliou
forty presont, Mr. XV. E. Blbh wa;
olectod Hiiiiorlntondent; Mr Robort Lo.
asslstant .?mperintendeiit, with Mrs. W
E Blbb, Mrs. Dr. Barrett nnd Mlsa Mol
Ile Crnwford ns touehers.
l'liins have been recolved by Judgo 1'
XX'. Shim for tho new Hlgh School l-tilld
Ing, and thoso In position to judge say
it prondses lo bo a very handhomo
bulldlng. They prnpose to uso Kiuy
stono aa tho tuaterlnl.
His Concert Toilet.
Helnrich Conried was talking nbout
"Somo of the hlts dircctcd at these
concerts were merlted," hc sald.
"One hlt, and a good one, wns mado
by nn'old Chlcago millionairo. He calfed
upstalrs to hls daughters:
" 'What a tlmo you glrls take gettlng
c??? THE BIG STORE D^
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THH CUEST WITH THE f II 11,1,
Of our own importation in
great variety of patterns in
plain, fancy and carpet effects.
Matting Rugs, 59c
Stair Carpets, 25c up.
Porch and LaWn
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Blue Flame Oil
Stoves and Ovens
MAIL ORDERS FILLED.
ready for tlio concert! Look at me; a
hlt of waddlng In each ear, nnd i'm all
ready.' "?New York Trlbune,
"Now. bo careful bow you drlve,
cabby. nnd go slowly over the BtonoH,
for I bnte to bo shakon. And* mind
you. jiull up at tlie right Iiouk.-, nnl
"look out for those dreadful rallway
"Never fear, sir: I'll do my beat.
And which 'orspital would you Wish
to be tak"n to, Mr. In eauo ot an accl?