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^Anniversary of Its Founding in
Charleston 2_'5 Years Ago
BLIND PASTOR PREACHES
Lesson 1- Drawn From Trials of
French Refugees in
Charleston, S. C. April H.?Congre?
gations that taxed lo the utmost tho
capacity of ihu historic building took
part this morning and this evening in
tho celebration of the "2*>th anniver?
sary of the founding of the lluguebot,
er French Protestant, Church, the lirst
church organized in the province of
Carolina, and the only Huguenot
eh'irch now existing on tho continent
of North America. The services, which
we're conducted according to the
Huguenot ccrcthotiiul, were marked by
This morning a sermon was delivered
b> the Be v. Charles S. V cd dor, the
blind pastor of the church, who Is now
in his eighty-sixth year, and who has
presided over the congregation foi
forty-six years. The services to-night :
were conducted by President \V, II,, S. j
Demurest, ol Rutgers College, N. .)..
u descendant o? Huguenot lorcbears,
and who came to Charleston lor the
purpose of delivering tho commemo?
rative Address at the anniversary.
Tho story of those staunch French
refugees who left their own land to
blHic the perils of a new world be?
cause of religious pel seetl ; ion was
touched upon in eloquent language bj j
the two men, who spoke to the de- |
sccndants of those refugees to-day. |
Mr. Vcddcr dealt mainly with the his- |
lory of the Huguenots in Charleston
and ol the con g reg at ion over which he I
has presided tor so long
'The Huguenot," said Mr. Demurest
In bis sermon in the evening, "was a
Protestant nguinst a church gone,
wrong, against error in doctrine ami
life, against the slavery of the mind
end of the conscience."
When thej* left France; he declined.
It was France's loss and Americas
gain. From the manhood and Cluis
tlanity of the old Huguenots the
Speaker drew a lesson for llo.se who
live to-day, calling them from Idle?
ness, vulgarity and Immorality to man?
hood, fear of Cod and fnlth.
Numerous telegrams from i hutches
und from men of prominence in many
parts of the country were read by
Chairman Daniel Huvcncl, of tho com?
mittee of arrangements for tho anni?
Colored Odd-l-'cMuWH' Mali Hurtled.
[Special to The Tlmos-Dispn teil |
Big Stone Cap. Vu., April II.?A
disastrous five occurred about ?, o'clock
yesterday morning, when the colored
Odd-Follows' hall burned to the ground.
The flames had pained great headway
before they were discovered, und
though the volunteer Ore brigade did
valiant work the building rould not
lie saved. Several buildings Which
were near were threatened, but were
"Berry's tor. Clothes"
Free your feet from the prison
of high shoes ni the-first touch
of spring and lot them rovel in
the cool comfort of BtSPPy Ox
i Here are tans, calf, enamel,
1 $3.80 to $5, and of course the
j ticces-sai'y sprh i(| socks to "cin
i bellish and adorn," silk finish,
'all shades, USc and 50c.
All tho other right dress is
here lor man and boy.
Automobiles Will Make 3,000
Mile Run From Florida
New York, April 11.?Thnt much In
u ro:t will l>c aroused throughout the
AtUinth* Seaboard States In furthering
the plana for completing a modern
highway from Miami to Quebec is
strikingly shown lit ihc plans being
made for receiving and entertaining
the party or good roads advocates who
will start this week from Florida on
their ?.OOO-mllc Journey north Into
Canada, which ir, expected 10 cover a
period from six to eight weeks.
The party, occupying three cars, will
he pilotctl by Fred c. Miller, repre
aentlng the Hoard of Trade oi Miami,
the tour being run under the auspices
of the Q?? bee-Miami International
Highway Association and tin: Touring
< luii of America, of which .Mr. Miller
Im a member. Arrangements are being
made lo oseori the tourist* Into the
loading ,-itlr:. by representatives of tile
eiv ie orgitulznt'uns and good rond asso?
ciations, mid many en ten ii I it Ilten is are
being arranged in their honor.
X s. White, "i Jacksonville, repovts
that the Board of Trade nnd flood
Roads Association are arranging for
a peoii rdnds meeting to be held on
I the evening ol the arrival oi the party
In Unit city, nnd that lhe> will be
I given it ii enthusiastic welcome by th<?
Mayor and officers of tii- several or
1 gaitl7.atIons Interested it Is expected
j IIimi similar pinna will lie formulated
i In honor of the tourists in 'Snunniin,
j Augusta, Raleigh, Richmond, Washiilg
! Ion; Baltimore, Piallsbnrg, Montreal.
I Quebec and New York.
Mr. Business Man, you can think right
now of hundreds of instances where a
Day Letter or a Night Letter would have
saved the expense of a trip, captured a
doubtful order, flashed an important
inquiry and brought back the infor?
mation on the jump.
Analyze your territory and you will find
that Western Union Day Letters and
Night Letters will add to your efficiency,
multiply your customers and increase
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Kills Last of Four Niches in
Rotunda of State House
STATE GRANTS CHARTERS
Executive Committee of Aycocki
Raleig ;, k. c April 14.?The North
Curomiu liistoricui Commission has set i
..i piuce in t.io i'uuimta ul ?.ic aluicI
uvuse lue ?.'Uic ot ouurii.?r JuUII M:\
?ivrcneuu, pru&culcd lo- uio siaic by
Ii,s Hi ?i gruilUSOJIS, Jonn AI. AlorcilCUU,
ol eipriiy, .ma codsav Puttoi son, 01
in in*t< ii-.-.ii in. Tnln uusi takes the
last ui the lolii' inches in the rjiuueia
on l.10 ;irsl Hour thai were lutcmlcd
tor mis purpose. in tho other three
inches ur< the Mists ot Governor W. a.
Orahain, Guveruur Samuel Johnston
null Initcd Stales S.-nator Mali \V.
Hansom, n is stutcd thai while the
exact time for the unveiling of the
Moi-ehead Oust has not been ilxed, it
will be at un early Onto.
The Itlcamond Ctub, Incorporated,
hits |,o?n chartered, with W. E. Harri
sou, .\. O, Corponlng and 11. C, Hock-I
? : . as Incorporutors, to maintain '
a social eltio at Kltockinghnin, Rlch-I
iiiuiiti county. Other charters nr.; to
Hie L. A] .line ?: Sons Co., of Marine,
Onsluw county; capital, $10,000, by
Lewis Marine and others, for mercan?
tile business, and the B?-:iutort County
Union Milling and Ginning Co., of
Chocowlnlty: capital, fUl?.OuQ author?
ised and }M&U subscriber, by Jcisc
.*?*. Hill and ethers.
Tho executive committee of the
Ciiuricj tlrantlcy Aycock Memorial
.vsbuctatlnii, toriiied t ucsduy nlgtii, has
yrguiiised with the selection ol George
i.'. lioyaij us president; -Matt 11. a hen,
oulusooro, secretary, and U. it. Lacy,
ttale'igii, treasurer. Tiiey -havo naineu
vlcd-presidciils tor each oi the ten
judicial districts. In iiieir ord?r, First
tu Tenth, they are us follows: bi. F.
Aydlctt, Elizabeth City; F. a. Wood
aid, Wilson; Ernest AI, u-rem, New.
or.rn; a, 0. /.oJlicuifcr. Henderson: B. S.
lloyster, Oxford; A. \V. Melcan, Lum?
ber ton; lt. F. Beaslcy, Monroe; Hay den
C) cine ii I, bilMoury; O. .Max Gardner,
Shelby; .1. c. Prltchard, Buncombe.
Tno committee, has determined upon a
whirlwind campaign that shall extend
into every section of tho State ami I
afford opportunity for all thd people
to have a part in th" erection of the
proposed heroic bronze statu? of Ay.
H is announced that the speakers
for I he commencement of Peace In?
stitute will be ]">r. Walter T.. Elngle,
of Union Theological Seminary, for the
bocealaureata sermon, and Mnjor .1. C.I
Itcihphlll, editor of the Charlotte Oh-j
server, for tho address to tho graduat?
ing eins?. The comtnenccm"nt season i
Will be May 1!? to 22.
OMS oa Si;.\ ator WILLIAMS.
Stronger In General Wood's Office
\Vs* Man lie Wiim Boosting.
Washington, April II.--Senator John
Sharp William;-, of Mississippi, called
oh General Leonard Woed to reeoin
mend tienernl Robert K. . icvaiis for
tin- mnjor-genernjahip ly/jtsvaoaut bv
General Grant's death. There was a
stranger in the room, hin the Hcnata
did not pay nn> attention to him.
I have com. hei,." sab! Mr. Wil?
liams as soon as the handshaking was
over, - lo sny a good word for one of
the ilncsi officers in tho United' Slates
Army and oho of the best that Missis?
sippi ever produced. Ho Is General
I Robert K. Kvuns; a splond'd soldier
who ought lo get General Grant's
"Whal do you know about him per ?
.-onally7" General Wood oskerl.
"Not a thing In the world," confessed
the Senator. "Never raw him In my
life. But Senator Percy ;wid I are be?
ing swamped with telegrams about
him, and everybody in Mississippi
serins in think he is the best man that
could be selected, so v;? would like
to have you promote him."
"Perhaps." said General Wood, swing?
ing around in his chair and wav'ng his
hand toward the third person In t.li?:
room, "you might like to meet him.
Gcuernl .Gratia, let me Introduce Sena?
Baltimore and Washington Peo?
ple Work New Vein in
Arvonia, Va., April J-t.?There lias
recently been considerable develop?
ment In the southern cud ot the Uuek
inglium slate Held, threj miles south
of Arvonia, on tho Buckingham branch
ot the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway.
a company ol Washington and Balti?
more people is now working a vein of
whal promises to bo most excellent
i-lale. Tho statement is made that a
mill will be erected In that section for
the purpose of manufacturing struc?
tural slate for all building purposes,
bathtubs, sills, flooring and lor all
other'purposes for which slate lo used.
The only mill similar to this which
cv?r existed In this section was owned
a ml ope i a ted a few years ago by the
Williams Company. The mill whs ruin?
ed by a windstorm and was never rc
All slale now shipped from tho six
or seven quarries In the Arvonia slate
section la now used for rooting pur?
poses. This slate goes to all sections
of the South where hutld'ng ope?
rations nie active. Much of tho
Buckingham product goes no furthor
ihun the state of North Carolina, which
is developing rapidly In tho erection of
such structures us usually require
slaie roofa. A few years ago the.
Buckingham slaie was shipped all over
the North and even to Wales, the home
ot Hie late Industry.
The Olllwyn High School will close
Its session On to-morrow, April 16.
There will be a progrnm of music,
songs, recitations and spoeches. The
session has been a successful one, with
more pupils In the school than there
was room lo accommodate.
The Buckingham High School, under
Professor G. II. Brown, will eloso on
Way lo, and the Arvonia High School,
under Professor Oregon F. Morgan,
formerly of MlnneaOtu, wUl cloao on
Farmers throughout III la section are
now exceptionally busy seeding oats
and grass and preparing for tobacco
and corn. Gardening Is going on
apace. The present outlook for a hay
crop is exceptionally good, unless a
drought similar to that of last sum?
mer occurs. The fruit up to thla time
remains unlnJurVd excopl the poachet
of the earlv variety, which have been
i.)Aiefi Jilt >?S ?toats. ??. Wp weeks ajjo.
MEMORY OF FOUNDER]
Annual Jefferson Birthday Cele?
bration at Cliarlottcs
ADDRESS BY JUDGE HUMPHREY
President Reports Largest En?
rolment in History of
[Special to The Times-Dispatch,j
Charluttcsvllle, V?? April II.?Kuun
der's Day, commemorating the blrtn
dny of Thomas Jefferson anil the
clghty-scvontli year of coiitlhuous ser?
vice of the University of Virginia,
?Vilich I12 founded, was observed at that
institution yesterday with Impressive
Services. All lectures were suspended
throughout the day, and addresses were
dellverjd by Judge Alexander I'. Hum?
phrey, of Louisville, Is.-., and President
Alderman, preceded by a profession. In
which nil who are in any way con?
nected with the university jollied. The
procession was I)faded by the president,
?ludge Humphrey and the members ol
the faculty. Next came the members
of the board of trustees, and following!
Ihciu the visiting, alumni and the Stu?
Tli - exercises weir opened ?villi an
liivteiilion by the Hi. I lev. Ucvcrly O.
Tucker, the Episcopal Hlshop-Condju
tor for tlie Diocese ol Virginia; ullt
ci.il greetings from the various alumni
chapters scattered over the country
were r;ad by President Alderman, J.
Thompson Cole wired from Phlladel- .
phla: "The devotion of the members j
of tho Philadelphia Alumni Chapter;
needs no referendum, and their afCic
tlon Is without recall. Tho sons grow
Older, but the mother gruws yOungur
and fairer." .
In beginning his annual statement
President Alderman said: ??This is th.
189th anniversary of the birth of our
ion.icier, or father, as he preferred to
designate himself. 1 believe thai 1
use the language of restraint when 1 j
sRy Unit at no lime .-lip-c he left active
participation in public affairs has Iiis I
Influence been so acute and profound
upon the nation, whose charter of Inde?
pendence ii; proclaimed to tho world.
Ills is still tho name most often called,
his the Inllucnce most commonly ox- I
cried, his the example most frequently I
tippen I.-d to as modern democracy I
sechs to define iUelf and to organize I
its forces for Helpfulness to men." |
President Alderman reported the j
present enrolment to be Ml. a gain 01
ninety students over last year, in which
every department registered an in
crouse, the greatest being in tin col?
lege, which gained liity-slx student*.
Pour hundred and twenty-two students
have registered from Virginia und 'J'.i
from forty-one Slates und T?frltories,
the largest attendance |n the history j
of tho institution. Llghty-flvo Students
are from beyond the Mississippi and
IVO from the States of the North. Av
era go age of tlrs student body, twenty
one years, five hundred and seventy
live are members Of soino religious de
noinlnation, ?-,'.'l nfllllatcd with -some re?
ligious denomination; seven have nei?
ther membership nor amllutlou. The"
occupation ol parents, from tho C.H re?
plies received, were shown to he: Farm?
ers, lOfii mcrchsnte, 102; law, 65; doc?
tors, l". manufacturers, 30; clergymen.
t.lftn to tnlirralty.
President Aldernicn announced the
following gifts to the university: An
increase in the annuity -if $8,000 a year
from th-j State of Virginia, making u
total appropriation now of J?8,000.
Tho gift of J 12.300 from the. estate
Fund for the crsctlon of a modern
building for the homo of the depart?
ment Of education. The fundamental
purpose Of the department will bo to
train In the largest way men capable of
carrying forward ths work of educa?
tion in this Slate and In the South.
The gift of 112,r.rt Ofro inlho estato
of .Miss Carolina Phelp? Stokes for tho
promotion of social Investigations, es?
pecially in the held of tho negro and
his relations to our lifo.
The gift of $1,800 by John Thomas
I .opton. of Hi. year lSStt, of Chatta?
nooga, for the purpose of eroding on
tho grounds a bronze replica of ll>u
dona statue of Washington.
A notable pli lure by a grcnt Ameri?
can landscape artist, Frederick
Church, given by Thomas F. Ryan. Mr.
Church whs the most noted landscape
artist of his generation. This picture,
which is a landscape of tho Natural
Bridge of Virginia, was done by him
in 1852 for Cyrus \V. Field, the pro?
moter of the Atlantic cable, and has
hung in Mr, field's lume in New York
since 1S52. it is considered the finest
example of Mr. Church's art.
A portrait of Joseph Bryan, by his
A portrait of .lohn W. Daniel, by the
rector and visitors ofajtlie university.
President Alderman then Introduced
the speaker of the day, Judg..- Hum?
phrey, who had for his theme "Tho
Government of England." Judge
Humphrey Is a prominent alumnus of
the university and achieved an envinblo
reputation as an orator while In col?
lege. .Since that time lie has won dis?
tinction as a corporation lawyer for
some of the largest railroad companies
in the country. He. Is n member of the
university board of endowment fund.
Hunt Hun n< Warrfnlon.
! Special to I ho Times-Dispatch.]
vVsrrcnton, Yh., April 11.?The hunt
ball following the point-to-point races
took place, iir-io at the" Town Hall,
and, with a bout thirty couples
darning, the event was one of tho
mom onjoyabla .>r tho season. Among
those dancing were Mr. arwl Mrs. AV. F.
Wilbur. Mr, and .Mrs. Charles ft. Derne.
Miss Wilbur, of Philadelphia, with
Hey ward Spllman: -Mr. und-Mrs. Graf
ton Tieall. Mr. and Mrs. Scott Carter,
Mrs. Ashcroft, o' New Vork. with Ken?
neth MoPhcrson, of England; Mr. and
Mrs. Mwreucc Wilbur, of Phlladel
?jrlila: Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wallach.
IM iss Lnntlon I licks, with Lieutenant
I Austin McDonnell, of Fort Howard;
I Miss IiOtiibe Wallach, of Washington.
i with Cotton Smith, of Baltimore; Mils
ITnoodosIa Price, of Seattle, with Lieu?
tenant Kberley, rnltofl States Navy;
.Miss LtlOy Stone, with Lee Evans. Mrs.
Pi tier, of Philadelphia, with T>. T>.
Dodge; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin King, Mr.
and Mrs. lshmu Keith. Mra. W. C. Mar?
shall, lb-, c, ? Carter. Miss Mary
Trailer. e,f Richmond, with 15. A. Hus?
sen, Jr.; H. !?*, Payne, Paymaster Lit?
tle. Fnlted States Navy. Boiling Hai
all. Mlxs Day, Mrs. 13. B. Slater. ,
OASTO R I A
V? ? plan, write ?ih. llltiM?ale. effective, ad?
verting. Every department In charge. Of a a
I ?perlene* .?[,<?? ?Hut Confer with ua Avoid
costly ir.imits Costa you nothing.
FRERMAN ADVERTISING AOBNCT, INC..
Mutual Building, '
Bichnwnt, . s/lrnlnla,
?? ..''CA0? .UtflMA W*>
N. C. DELEGATION
MAY BE DIVIDED
Colonel's Leaders Protest Against
Ruling Which Gives Minority
Greensboro, N. C. April H,?Roose?
velt leaders hero are protesting
against tho alleged ruling yesterday
?f John 11. Morehead. Hie Uepubllcun
Statu chairman, under vvh'leh it wua
claimed that llio Taft forces would
control a minority of tliu State's dele?
gation to the Republican National
CouvciiUoil at Chicago in June.
U is claimed that Chairman .More
head's ruling applied only to III':
Mecklenburg county delegation to the
State convention, permitting the Tail
Forces, who were in the minority, to
carry their minority representation
into tin- State convention. Chairman
Morehead Is powerless. It is claimed,
to apply such a ruling to the State's
delegation lo Chicago. It is claimed
that It became effective in Mecklen?
burg county only us a mutter of cour?
tesy to the minority.
Thus fur only about fifteen of the
ninety-eight counties in North Caro?
lina have chosen delegates lo the
state convention.*nnd In all of these
the Roosevelt forces were In full con?
trol of the eon vent ion's mass-meetings
where the delegates were Chosen, and
the delegates wore virtually unani?
mous for Colonel Roosevelt, enough
counties have not yet acted, however,
to Indicate what ultimate strength
either the Roosevelt or Taft forces
will have In the delegation to tho Chi
Chairman Morehead was quoted as
saying that Taft would get eight and
Roosevelt sixteen of the twenty-lour
delegates. It Is claimed at Roosevelt
headquarters here that the Colonel
will get the solid delegation.
In Mau- of CunCunlon.
Charlotte, N. C. April II.?Republi?
cans uf Mecklenburg county are In a
[Sloto df confusion over the Interpre?
tation of State Chairman Morohoud'a
ruling yesterday affecting the minority
.representation in the Mecklenburg
county convention. Chairman More
head, In a formal statement, says;
"The North Carolina Republican
I plan of organization gives to tSie
iminority a prorate.) representation on
I tho first ballot from the precinct nxl
nisry up to and through all county,
district and State conventions."
This statement la Interpreted by
soinu to mean that tho minority will
have a representation in tho national
i convention, and their estimates give
RoOBOVelt sixteen votes and Taft eie;lii
in the national convention. fibers
I claim that Chairman Morchcad's ruling
[does not Alt'oct the delegation to too
; national convention, and that North
Carolina will give a solid vote of
twenty-four to Roosevelt.
FISH 3 CENTS A POUND.
I levclnnd Concern Lumichen .Scheme to
Cheapen Cost of Living.
Cleveland, O.. April 14. ? Fish ot f
cents a pound Is to be the cost of the
lake catch lo the consumer in Cleve
Plans for the formation of ? com
puny to use the city docks and shed?
and. In return for that privilege, to
guarantee that maximum price (i
cents per poundi for tlbll, hnve been
completed, and Friday tho last con?
signment of 1,600 pounds was landed
The fish enterprise is but one of sev?
eral launched |n Cleveland recently
with a view to curtailing the cost of
living. Tho women's clubs, as well
as the City Council, nie interested,
Next Thursday a monster parade of
women, headed by the >'lly Council,!
Is to descend upon the Central Mar?
ket, with banners displayed calling
for cheaper vegetables and produce.
Mayor Baker nnd Mayor Shank, of In?
dianapolis, are to address the women.
Another cheaper living plan con?
templates the utilization of vacant
city lots for gardening by neighbor?
GUILTY OF MURDER
III FIRST DEGREE
Former Citizen of Abingdon Con?
victed in Florida?Insanity
Plea May Be Made.
Bristol. Vs., April 14.?Charles Seotl.
twenty-throe years old, and son of
II. S. tJcott, the latter proprietor ol
Hotel Belmont and a wealthy citizen ol
Abingdon, Is under conviction at Titus
vllle, Fla., of murd'sr In the first de?
gree, as a result of a \erdici rendered
by tho Jury yesterday.
The young man, w hose family is a >?
daily prominent In Virginia. Is charged
with tItj murder of lairs Jorgcnsen, a
fish merchant, near Grant, Fla?, threo
weeks ugo. The young man's father
and attorneys from Abingdon havo
been at Tltusvlllo since tho l'ovmur's
arrest, an attempt to get ball for him
having failed. The court has not as
yet Iniposid sentence, having deferred
this pending evidence as to the san?
ity of the young man.
Jorgensen was murdered on a lonely
country road. Scott, who lived alone
and was managing his father's planta?
tion near tho scene of I hi murder, was
arrested on circumstantial evidence.
Tracks near tho scone of tho murder
led to tho home of Scott. The pecu?
liarity of ths tracks wan that a top
was missing from one of the heols.
Scott's shoe fitted this descrlptljn.
Other circumstances caused his arrest
on a charge of robbery nnd murder.
It Is understood hero that an effort
will be. mad3 to save Scott by an In?
sanity plea. Young Scott was rearod
at Abingdon and was popular. He is
said to have been nn Inveterate reader
of blood and thunder novels since child?
hood. Ho left Abingdon some tlnvj
ago to look after his father's Invest?
ments in Florida, and tho case has cre?
ated a sensation here.
[Special to The Timos-Dlspatch.]
Chatham, Va., April 14.?-Tha Rawley
Martin Chapter, United Daughters of
the Confederacy, In meeting recently
elected Mrs. C. A. Stutz and Mrs.
Charles \V. Noel delegates to the con
fsrence at South Boston during tho
ensuing month. Mra. J. B. atephenson
and Mrs. M. E. Ooolsby were elected
J nines Strasnciclcr, Under Indict?
ment in Boston, Arrested
TO UNVEIL HILL MARKER
Exercises Will Take Place Tues?
5 UolIJngbrook Street,
Petersburg, Va., April i*.
James Svrasn elder, who Is wantod In
Boston and Chlc-ugo on the charge or
grand larceny, was arrested yesterday
evening by Chief of Police ItagUnd
and Detectives llcelau and Canes at
ih 3 Chesterfield llotol, whoro he has
been stopping since April 4, under the
name of J. Sot hern.
Yesterday Detcetlvo Willtum H.
Shoemack arrived In Petersburg, und j
he at once notllled Chief Kagland that i
he had Information that Slr-.isncldcr ,
was in PctcraUurg, and the arrest was
made as soon us Sirusnclder was lo?
When arrested Strnsneldjcr was in
his room, and would haya nothing to
say regarding the charges. Chief Bag
land wired the Boston authorities of I
the arrest, and received a reply la hold i
him, as he was under Indictment In j
Boston,-and that an ollteer with papers
would b.' sent for him as soon as possi?
Strasnelder at once secured counsel
with a view of making a motion foi
bull, but on Unding that the Commm
wealth would strenuously oppose th?
motion, ho did not make any.
While In Pctorsburg Sirasnsldci
posed us a broker and nab kept him?
self closo to the hotel. He Is a Hue
looking man, moro than sl>. feet in
liclgltt, and is apparently uboul forty
live y.ars of age.
Tho warrant on which James Stras?
nelder. alias .1. sothern, was arrested
heru last night and Is now held in Jail
is as follows:
?Thai the said .lames Strasnelder, un
the 17th day of July, In the city of Bos?
ton, in tho Stalo of Massachusetts, did
feloniously steal, take and curry away
money amounting to the sum ot (7,300,
the properly ot Samuel Butler, for
which crime, which Is a felony, he has
been duly Indicted in said city Of Bos?
ton, and Is now a fugitive from Justice
ol tit3 said State of Massachusetts, and
Is now In the city uf Pclcibburu, Stale
Ah officer from Boston, with the noe
cssnry requisition papers for the ac?
cused. Is expected to-morrow or mo
Samuel W. Zunnfr. attorney for
Strasnelder, this afternoon communi?
cated with Governor Mann, asking htm
not to sign the Massachusetts requisi?
tion until ho can bo heard. Strasnel
dor has a large sum of money wltL
him and offered lo furnish ball to thi
amount of tie,000. which w?6 refused
He represented himself here as a
wealthy horseman, desiring to purchase
a number of line horsja. Wlro tapping
la said to bo the scheme by which h<
conducts hlr, alleged swindles.
To Unveil Hill Marker.
The marker erected by A. P. Hill
Camp. Sons of Confederate Veterans,
lo designate tho spot where General
Ambro? .i P. Hill, corps commander of
tho Army of Northern V|rgin:a. was
killed, on April 1', 1S65, In Dlnwlddlo
county, will be unveiled Tuesday after?
noon at 3;30 o"elock. The location of
tho marker was j-elccted after the most
careful Investigation as to tho exact
tpol at which General Hill fell.
The program of exercises Includes
an Invocation by the Rev. C. Hrnxthi
llryan, t>. D., chaplain of A. P. Hill
(.'amp, United Confederate Veterans; a
short address by Command ?r ltodgers.
of the camp of Sons, relative to the
work of lim Sons In placing markers
on the baillollolds around Petersburg;
an address by Richard 11. Davis un
Geueral A. P. Jlill, the presentation of
tlu marker to the custody of the county
of Dlnwiddle, and the acceptanct
thereof, and the benediction, by the
Rev. George E, Booker, D. D., chaplain
of tho camp of Sons.
The A. P. Hill Camp of Confederate
Veterans, tho Ladies' Memorial Asso?
ciation and the Daughters of the Con?
federacy huve accepted Invitations tc
attend tho unvslllng, and Mrs. A. P
Hill and her two daughters, Mrs. Mac
gill and Mrs. Hulo, will als > be. pres?
Knocked Off Train.
Percy Dempsey, nged about twenty,'
two years, of this city, ah employe of
the Seaboard Air I.lno Railway, was se?
verely injured late last night at Ches?
ter by being struck by a bridge. He
was considerably bruised a:id was
brought to the Petersburg Hospital.
Ilu wan running on a freight train Ht
llijou?Thurston, the Maglclnu.
it la a recognized fact that the first
visit In their lives to a theatre of
many ministers and clergy has been,
to wltnesH Forbes-Robertson in "Tho
Passng of the Third Floor Back."
Countless sermons havo benn preached
on this play, which is to visit this city
on Saturday, while Forhos-P.obertson
himself Is continually receiving loi?
ters from all sorts of peoplo thanking
him for tho good he has done them
through hie portrayal of the'beautiful
character of "The Stronger." Forbes
Robertson Will present "The. Passing
of the Third Floor Rack" at Hip. Acad?
emy Saturday, matlnoe and night. Seat
Thurston, the Mnglolnn.
Thurston, the maglclnu, will mystify
local theatregoers at tho Bijou Thcntro
this wook, opening to-nlffnt.
Ho has gone farther and more au?
daciously than either Herrmann or
K,ellnr. Whether they aro tricks, illu?
sions, scientific problems, slclght-of
hnnd or whatnot, each and every one
Is In a class by itself, nnd each per?
fect. Curds, ducks, pigeons, pigs, Hons,
children from the audience, the ar:
tides of nppnrol contributed from tho
onlookers, cnblnots, trunks, enget, are
all accessories t,o his art. Hypnotism
In Us highest form Is a part of the
program. Mr. Thurston claims orig?
inality for nearly every trick or Illu?
sion he docs.
Mr. Thurston's charm of manner, 'nls
infectious good humor and his wonder?
ful performances make him- a great
favorite with ths young people.
All Citizens are
Invited to the
(Blues Armory?Next Thursday)
Tickets on Sale Here
A splendid Programme of
speeches and music has been
arranged. Be sure to attend this
great get-together event.
And while you arc in the store
let us show you tho wonderful
$15 to $200
\Vc will play any Records you
care to hear with pleasure.
SiirrrftNnrn Cnhlc Vlnuo Co,
Mon728.. 213 E. Broad.
[Special to The Times -Dlr.pateh.]
ChamttesvlIU-, Va., April 14.?Thos.
W. Thurston. nged fifty-eight, a form?
er well known fruit grower and mer?
chant at Orozct, this county, commit
teil suicide at noon yesterday. In tho
rcur of the atoreruotn of John A. Wine,
In which lila nun, Wollur, was a clerk.
He llrcd a bullet from a .22 cullbro
Ivor Johnson through his right tem?
ple, and expired within a lew min?
utes utter the arrival ot a physician.
Mr. Thurston came to Charlottes*;
villa Friday afternoon l"r the purpose
of consulting a lawyer with reference
to exchanging his dwelling at Crozet
for a farm In the county. There had
I been eome hitch In the proceedings. It
Is understood, and Mr. rhurstou had
won lid considerably over the matter.
When tin; fatal shot was tired Mrs.
Thurrttoh and her daughter, Miss Myr
1 tie. were conversing with Mr. Wine In
the tront of the store. Hushing to Ilm
rear of the room, they found Mi. Thurs?
ton lying full length upon a couch,
with blood oozing lrom the wound In
I tho temple.
Mi. Thurslon was a native of Albc
1 marie cou|ty, having been born and
reared mar Crozet. Kor years he en?
gaged In the fruit industry In the west
| ern end of the county, but less than a
year ago sold tho faim to Messrs.
Patterson and Itagdalc Eight months
ago he. purchased and conducted a
jmeat butlness at Crozet, hut rccchlly
Mr. Thurston married Mis* Mnggi(,
Davis, daughter of Daniel Davis, of
Wayneaboro. Sho survives with ten
IIA It At AS At nu.ISIIlllV.
Several Ailiboars by Prominent Speak,
pn Feature Day's Kserclaes.
[.Special to The Times? Dispatch ]
Salisbury, N. C, April 1 I.?Tho sec?
ond day of the State Bitraca and Phll
athea convention, viralen convened in
Salisbury lost night, was crowded with
meetings largely attended by tho 600
delegates present. Malting a flying
trip lo Spencer In an automobile pro?
vided for the purpose, Marshal A.
Hudson, the principal speaker of tho
convention and founder of the groat.
Huraea movement, addressed congre?
gations of young people at the Presby?
terian. Methodist and Baptist Churches,
ail within one hour. Following this
be spoke to a great crowd at tho
I Spencer V. M. C. A. A big parade, par- .
tlclpnlcd In by hundreds of delegates
and citizens was given on the princi?
pal streets in Salisbury this afternoon,
followed by n Baraca mass-meeting in
the theatre. Tho spun hers at this
meeting were Miss Henrietta llerrion,
of Elgin, ill., and hcv. Melton Clarke,
of (irronsborn. To-nlgl t at tho First
Methodist Church, Mr. Hudson and
Miss Heron addressed another convon,
I tlon audience. Bcv. B. 13. Steele, of
l.umberton. president of the North
! Carolina Christian Bndtnv?r Society,
[was nlso a prominent speaker.
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