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Big Sale of $2.00 Q K _*?
Waists.2* w ?
; Made of sheer lingerie,' with or without peplum, square and
high neck, Val. and embroidery trimmed.
Miss MarguerJto William?, of Wash?
ington, who has been the guest of
Miss Emily Waddlll on Grove Road
for the past week, will spend several
days In town as the guest of Mis*
Kmrna Gray White at her borne, 806
West Franklin Street. .Miss Williams
has been entertained very charmingly
during hor visit to Richmond. Bhej
Will return to Washington tiic latter]
part of the week.
Dr. and Mrs. George W. McDanlel j
have as their gtiests their cousins, ]
"W. II. Scarborough and Miss .Scar?
borough, of Uta Angeles, Cal., at their
placo on the River Road, near this
city. Mrs. MCDanlel, with her guests,
Mr. Scarborough and Mitis Scar?
borough, ?peni several days recently|
at Curl's Neck,
bulled Last Week.
Miss Edith Logwood Hatcher, who I
has beSpending a few days at her
home III Virginia, "Carey Hull," l< it
last Tuesday for New York, accom?
panied by her mother, Mrs. William E.
Hatcher, who remained In New York
until her daughter left for Europe
Miss Hatcher, with her friends. Mlss|
Rowland, Of Maryland, nailed Th?rs
day on board the steamship Berlin,I
or the North German-Lloyd Lino tc
bo gone until some time In October.
She will be In Vienna a month, after
which she will Join a group of pianists
to continue her studies at Hanks, a
seaside resort in Norway.
Mica Hatcher and Miss Rowland <
poet to spend the month of September j
In London, before sailing for this |
To study Abroad.
Mi?s Warflold Orenshaw etpert? to
?p?nd the summer In Europe.
Crenahaw v.-111 leave June ? for Italy.
In which country she will study the
Montessorl Childhood Educational
System, and will later spend two
months In traveling on the Continent. |
She has been connected with Ml
Bllett's School for the past two |
Bsys tho Baltimore News of recent|
?'Mr'. Matthew B. Atkinson und her|
daughter, Miss Lisa Blow Atkinson,
havo leased their country place In the |
Green Spring Valley for the summer.!
red left Thursday for Belleville,
Gloucester county, Va.t the home of
Mrs. Atkinson's brother, Allmend
The Flour That
One Timekeeper of which the
people have a record varied only 10
eeronds in 14 months.
We sell 'em?515.00 and up.
Smith & Webster!
Time Specialists, - 612 E. Main Street.
Specials to-day in Women's]
J. B. Mosfay & Co.
DETROIT OAS RANGE.*.
OLD HICKORY FURNITURE;
SOLD ONLY MY
20! E. Broad
Important displays of new Spring
H?tts, Dresees and Millinery.
N. W. Corner Thir l an 1 Broi.
Showing Spring Style i
Blow, where they will spend the early |
BUmnier, going North In August."
The Blows entertain a great deal. ]
and their Gloucester estate Is one of I
the show placet) of the Stale.
Ihitcrtalueal lu Konfluier.
Mrs. John TrcAU entertained at a
musical Thursday evening at her home
In Koanoke, In honor of her guest,
Mrs. Thomas Adktns, of Richmond,
The house was attractively decor?
ated with roses and peonies.
The program tendered was a very
Interesting ope. Little Miss Maria
Adklns, the child violinist, delighted
the guests with her exquisite playing.
(a> "An English Folk Song"
(h) "In the Time of Roses.... Rclshn rt
Piano solo, ??Waltz favorite".... Roff
Mrs. Webster Meadows. ..
Contralto solo. "Spring bong" front
"Samson and Delilah. .Salht-Saens j
Miss Mattle Guy.
"Meditations from Thais". .Massenet
Miss Maria. Adkliis.
Tenor solo, Prologue from "Pag
"The Land of the Sky" J
Mrs. John Trout.
Mrs. Trout also sang the "Page
Song.'" from "The Huguenots," by spt-,
The guest list Included Madame
Hatnaker-Heycne, Mrs. Hamaker, Miss
Margie Heyne, Miss Becker. Mrs. Ed-!
ward Stone, Miss Mary Stone. Miss
Bessie Bust, Misa Martha Trout, Miss
Jessie Scott. Mrs. Webster Meadows,
Mr. and Mis. Herbert Scatchard, Mr.',
and Mi j. Mason Jamison. Mr. and Mrs. I
C. W. OBdtn. Mr. Hutchison, Charles i
Dyk-, tratat Franklin, Robert Hunt
and Dr. William II. Harrison, Gabe!
Polin. Mr. Felsberg and 'I . C. Preston.:
Mrs. Adklns and her daughter re-j
turned to Richmond Saturday after- !
noon, and will leave next week for!
Washington, where little Miss Adklns
will play In a concert before going
North to visit relatives In New York,
Mr. and Mrs. M. X. Gordon, of this
city, have unnouneed the marriage of
their daughter, Uernlce, to William
Felkes, of Bedford City, the ceremony
having taken place on Monday. May
20, In Bristol, Telin. After spnid'tig
their honeymoon In the West, Mr. and'
Mis. K?lkes will reside In Bedford'
City. Mr. folkcs is a son of William
FOlkes, a well known tobacconist oi
Bedford, ar.d With his wife will lnak? J
his home there after July 1.
The May Festival to be given at
the Masonic Temple this week, begin
nlng to-tilght. for local Jewish charl-|
ties, wilt be a brilliant affair. This
evening win be Jewish Council night,
and the mlnatrel performance will be
given by the Junior Council. Tueadny .
evening will be auxiliary night, and j
the performance will be a Cabaret i
show. The entertainment for tho
ihattnee to-morrow afternoon win be J
furnished by the little tots, and there j
will be all sorts of games for their j
Tho festival In Its entirety will be;
a very novel and interesting affair.!
nothing of Its kind ever having been!
given In the city before. Mrs. Sam i
Cohen is directing the whole festival.!
and her assistants arc the chair- j
men of the various booths: Res
taurnnt, Mrs. B. Samuels. Mrs. A. I..!
Straus; dolls. rMs. S. Bachrach. '
Mrs. M. M. Mitteld?rfer, country I
Store, Mrs. Irving J. Kaufman. Miss
.Nina Gai.J; cakes. Mrs. B-n Bear. Mrs.j
S. Bendhelm; candy. Miss Cloir.enrei
Waiierstcin. ' Miss I*?len Galeskl;
lemonade, Mrs. Ralph Levy; tobacco.
Miss Sadie Hellstern; fancy articles,!
Mrs. Emit Clarke and Mrs. J. I.. Bevy;'
i.owspaper, Mrs. I. S. Strauss, Miss'
Catherine Wallersteln, M'ss Sophie
Galeskl: program, Robert Wallersteln
i.r.d Mrs. M. II. Asher.
Hollywood Memorial Day.
The Junior Hollywood Memorial As?
sociation expects all school children to
remember that Menu rial Day lsj
Thursday. May 30. The otttcers' sec?
tion for years has been decorated Onl
this day by the Junior Hollywood Me?
morial Association with flowers given |
princopally by children of the schools!
in Richmond. McGulre'a boys heading
the list of contributors. All flowers j
are asked to be sent to Hollywood of-,
lice directed to the association In the'
cure of Mrs. William M. Wade. Mrs.j
Wade will be there at 9:30 Thursday;
morning to receive the tiowers.
Members of the association are ask-;
ed to meet Miss Boykln, chairman of:
the section, as early as possible, and
pew badges may be obtained from the
recording secretary at 601 West Grace
One of the most enjoyable affairs or
H?- week was a dance given at tho
Elks' Home Club on Friday evening.
Among tbos.e dancing were Miss Jen?
nie w. McCurdy with lt. E. L Bayers,
Miss M. Hancroft with B. W. Porter.|
Miss Esther Harmon with Dcnton For-'
est, Miss Mary Lee Cauthorne with'
Frank O. Drummond, Miss Ruby W.
Kclnlngham with Howard P. Willis:
Miss Cornelia Crane with John H.
Smith. Miss Myrtle H. Kliyson with
WllmCr 1". Chandler, .Miss Sara Wood
sou with Hunter Marlin. Miss Helen
W. Kclnlngham with R. II. Kldd, Miss
Mildred Ferguson with A. Courtney.
Miss Rea Martin with Charles R. Spen
cii. Miss Sara Parsons with R. Byron
Chandler, Miss page Alston with Brine
Leigh ton, Miss Clalr Cabell with Hnr
oci Meredith, MissGladya Winston with
1 ?:. A. Vincent, Miss Jeanette Carson
with Professor W. IL.II. Chaperons
were a. It. Chandler and Mrs. W. N.
A pproaeUI ng Wedding.
Mrs. Wlckham Taylor has issued in?
vitations to tho marriage of herdaugh.
t- .-. l.oui.-e Keeling, to John Wright
Strlbling on the evening of Monday,
June 1-, i.t S o'clock. In Christ Pro
li staut Episcopal Church. Norfolk.
Following the ceremony a reception
will be held at the residence of tho
bride, -lOn West Graydon Avenue,
liootliiir Tili? Afternoon.
There will be an Important meeting
of tlyj In the Service of the King Cir?
cle of King's Daughters at the homo
of Mrs. W. II. Roy. 611 North Twenly
hixth Street, this afternoon at 4:30
o'clock. A full attendance Is desired.
In and Out of Town.
MI33 Nancy J,oo Jnnney, of Leenburg,
In spending this week with Miss Let
l tice Woodward at tho Chesterfield.
! Mr, and Mrs. Edward D. Quarlcs ana
little daughter, who have been visit
i in* Dr. and Mjs. D. B. l*aetor, at SVasa
Ington and Lee University, have re?
turned to tho city.
Minn Page has returned from White
Marsh, whoro ho spent several days
Mr. and Mrs. John Foster Jackson
havo roturned to Richmond, after visit?
ing Mrs. B. M. Shepherd In Ashland.
Mrs. Truman Parker and her children
of Leesburg, aro guests of the former's
parents. Colonel and Mrs. Talcott, at
Miss Charlotte Wright, who has been
spending several wooks here, has re?
turned to her homo In Tappahannock.
! Miss Helen Robinson, of West 1'olnt,
has been the recent guest of relatives
; In this clly.
Mrs. Luclan R. Curry, of this city, la
Visiting at th'- home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. William N. Wise, in Lees
Charles s. Turner, who was operated
or. Friday at the Retreat for the .Sick
iot appendicitis, continues quite sick.
Miss Mottle Walker, of Scottsburg,
is visiting her aunt. Mrs W. M. Brooks,
el 300 South Belvldere Street.
Hit; DISED RECORDED.
Stale Tn? Amounts to $05,000?(Ust-I
ham High School Closes.
[Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.]
Chatham, Va., .?.ay 26.?Saturday
morning a. deed from the Virginian
Railway Company to the Farmer's
Loan and Trust Company was. ad- |
milted to record in the county clerk's i
Of?ce- '. ..e consideration Iii 175.000,uijo, \
and the Stute tax 152,650, which was
paid to the clerk of the city of Nor?
folk. The Instrument contains about
30.000 words, and will require some
t'mc to bo spread upon the record.
This Is one of the largest de^ds ever
The commencement exercises of the
Chatham High School were held In
tho school building Friday. The
medal offered by the Rawley Martin
Chapter (."tilted Daughters of the Con?
federacy for tho best essay on the
life of General K. E. Lee was won by
M'ss Mamie Giles. scholarship to
William and Mary by Hurk?- Bennett.
In the third grade Rebecca IvOWo won
the prize for the greatest number of:
marks. In first grade for deportment
Foster Itison won the prise, and for
neatness Lstelle Davis.
The week fust closed has been all
that the farmers could ask for tnak
Inj ready for tobac-o planting, dur?
ing which time a vast quantity of
f. rtlllzer has b^en used. A pood rain
will result In the planting of almost
the entire tobacco crops. Plants are!
plentiful. Indications ;wre that a large
crop will be planted. Early planted !
tobacco Is looking faliy well. In
many sections the \vh?at crop 's a :
failure ami many farmers will not so
much as got their teed In return. The i
failure is due to the Hessian fly which
has been more prevalent than at any
time Iii th's section.
Helped a Lady
After MaRy Trials, Id Which Her
Daughter Also Figured, Help
Comes at Last to Mrs. Smith
Goldsboro, N*. C.?"I was forty-eight
years old, and suffered greatly from neu?
ralgia," writes Mrs. Etta A. Smith, of
"I also had many other distressing
symptoms not uncommon among ladies
of my age.
They were pains in shoulders and arms,
in the left side and left thigh.
My head ached, too, occasionally.
A physician treated me and tried his
best to help nie, but could give mc no
I then took Cardui. the woman's tonic,
with the result that I am now well.
My daughter lias also used it and was
greatly benefited. ,
[ can recommend Cardui to other suf?
When a lady who has had to suffer
frum troubles peculiar to her sex finds at
last, as Mrs. Smith did, in Cardui a medi?
cine which restores her to health and en?
ergy, can you blame her for wishing
other.-, to know of her good fortune?
Reading of Mrs. Smith's helpful ex?
perience should encourage you to iry
what Cardui will do for you.
Try a bottle to-day. At any drug store.
\. B.? Write to Ladies' Advisory Dept..
Chattanooga .Medicine Co., Chattanooga,
Tenn., for Special Instructions and 64-page
book, "Home Treatment for Women,"
sent in plain wrapper on request.
- 11 *2.fH> P o n K e c
'* '.'??'if?tip* Shirts?collar to
Children's White Canvas
Button Shoes, $1.00
KINO OF SHOES,
5th and Broad
Hopkins Furniture Co.,
7 West Broad St.
Cash or Credit?
Men's 25c Whitel
and Fancy Wash
Ties, 12yic. .
? Men's 50c Athletic Under?
Men's S1.00 Athletic Under- i
Men's 75c Check Muslin !
Night Robes, 50c
Men's 39c Best Lisle Suspen- !
Men'sS1.50 Pajamas, in white '
IS VERY ACTIVE
All Quarries in Buckingham Scc-|
tion Are Busy Filling
Arvonia, Va.. May 26.?Notwith?
standing the three freshets, which
more, or less demoralised business lor.
a season, the slate industry of tins!
Arvonia, or Northeast Buckingham. I
section, has been particularly active1
since the severe weather of tho past
winter, tho six largo quarries being!
constantly employed In producing this
looting material and shipping it to
all sections of the South and West.
The demand for slato has recently
become very active, the most Insistent
calls lor tho product coming from
North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and
other rapidly developing States of the,
South. Kur some of the popular sizes
tho local dealers have been ablo with
difficulty to supply the demand.
At present live of the quarries aro .
turning out tho ilnlshed product dally, '?
the largest ami oldest in tip* Held
being temporarily out of commission
On account of the great floods of
March. The only product of tho slate
quarries here now la roofing material, '
the large structural slate mill having
been blown down in a terrific wind
storm somo years ago and never re-!
A largo mill is now In the process
of erection at Penlan. tho southern
end of tho Buckingham slate field, the.
machinery being installed lor the
manufacture of all kinds of structural ?
material from the slate stock.
Tho slate workers he-e, formerly
Welshmen^ almost entirely, now In?
clude many native Virginia boys who j
have taken up the splitting of tho ,
slate stones. They soon bi come adept
at the work, and in a few years of
apprenticeship rival those who come
directly from the I'enrhyn quarries of
North Wales. Within recent years a
number of the Welsh people have left
here, some of them going to the j
Northwest. Many of the older ones i
have, died, leaving the younger gen?
eration, who cannot he told from na?
tive Virginians either by Speech or
There Is also considerable activity
In other minerals In Buckingham
county at this lime. It Is understood
that a Northern company Is about to
take over large mineral properties
near Dlllwyn, the properties having
formerly and for many years been |
worked for gold. Goid Is found In.
fairly good percentages to the depth
of fifty feet, then the deposit of
pyrites, Similar to the Boutsa county ,
deposit. Is found. In the debris which
has for years been thrown aside, gold
experts say there Is r- fortune, pro- j
Vlded It can be extracted cheaply and
according to the latest methods. This
mine was worked In ante-hellum days
by slaves, and tho traditions say that
In tnose days vast quantities of gold
were taken out of the shafts. In
more recent > ears the property passed
Into the hands of Hoger A. Fryor, Jr.,
of New York, who in turn sold It to ?
the present owners.
This mine Is located not far from i
the old "Rough and Ready," or Ore. ley
mine, which has not been worked for
many yenrs. Soon after the Civil War
Horace fireeley purchased the property,
It passing shortly into the hands of
his heirs. Within recent years the
property was bought in by prominent
capitalists, and It Is thought that It
will later be worked a^aln.
I AH told, there nre no less than fif?
teen gold Klines in Buckingham coun?
ty that have In times past produced
gold in more or less paying quantities.
Those who are In a position to
know claim that as soon as the many
Buckinghnm mines are worked accord?
ing to modern methods, with new ma?
chinery for collecting nil the gold
from low-grade ores, the properties
will at once assume large values, and
will produce gold In quantities com?
parable to the average mine of Col?
orado or C?l'fornla.
It Is also stated by mining experts
that as soon as machinery for taking
care of the sulphur byproducts Is In?
stalled that alone will prove profit?
able and pay all oNpenses of mining.
There are now four copper mines
near New Canton, and three miles cast
of Arvonia, that have not only pro?
duced copper, but copper and Iron
pyrites In paying quantities. So in?
tense were tile acids produced by the
disintegration of the dumps under the
action of the atmosphere that all the
fish were killed in the creeks and
ponds adjacent to the mines. There
Is a movement on foot now to get
control o:' all these mines and work
them again upon a large scale.
HACCAL.AI REATB SRRMON
IIV R BV. fi. \\. PERUYMAN
Franklin. Va., May 28.?The bacca?
laureate Berthon was preached to the
graduating class of tho Franklin Fe?
ll.ale Seminary this morning by Rev.
G, W. Perryman, of Norfolk, In the
At 10 A. M. on Tuesday Rev. W. V.
Savage will deliver tho literary ad?
dress in the seminary auditorium. Tho
diplomas will be awarded the graduat?
ing class Immediately following the
I address. The graduate:, are Misses
iMattlc BradshaW. of Boy kins, and
F.lln Warden, of this place. The other
ox ore i Ft : are as follows:
May -'7. I to C P. M.?Art exhibit un?
der the direction of Miss Kate L Ford;
8:30 P. M., expression department,
"Princess Klku." lust play of the
ton under the. direction of Miss Greon.
May 28, S to 11 P. M..?The Odinlnn
and Victorian Societies of the semin?
ary will hold their annual reception
on the seminary campus.
The eloping exorcioes of the Frank?
lin Rich School will take place In tho
seminary audlto'rlnm, Wednesday overl?
ing, nt <! o'clock. The giaduntes of the
school this year nro Kdward Moylor,
orator; Mi*s Lizzie Brownly, prophet?
ess; Miss niar.eh Dnuglitry, historian,
and Miss Anqlo Bmlth, soetcss,
BELT-LA WES TRIAL
One of Famous Parties to Case
Not Dead, as Many Had
liv la aiAKQUiSH or: foxtexov.
THE recent announcement in the
l.oi .ion papers that Richard
bell, sculptor, 'a etil) altvo will
come, tu a surprise, to many who
rejnembor the famous BelUltgweS trial
that took placo In leb.",, and which was
the occasion of one of tho most ex?
traordinary Bceuuu In tho way. of evi?
dence mat ever \v?s witnessed In a
Hiilldh court of Justice.
The Information that ''Mr. Belt "a I
tiot dead, out on tho contrary is lead?
ing a partioulurly active lifo in L*?n
don," tu contributed by one of his j
friends, presumably, tll/3 reason the.ro
iui being in..i in un obiiruuy notice ot|
fcir Charles l^awes-u lltewtxttige,
reference was mado to in? iutier's |
lawculi against ? tue late Mr. Belt."
Tue lawsuit i et erred to madti a tre?
mendous sensation, not only In i^on
aon, but in urtlsilo circles all over I
tho world, rilr Charles Uwri-\V 'ttcw
ronge (prorfounced Wlt-rong) wasttten!
Known simply, as Charles uwcs, not]
having succeeded to his father's bar?
onetcy and estates, as well as lite j
additional property which caused h'm.
in accordance with the terms of tne
will ol the rcls.l'vu granting the be?
quest, to assume ttio num.; oi _W*ttew
ronge in a/tdmou 10 bis own. wli'on
be <iid uy royal license, in 1902.
Charles Lawea was un eminent
sculptor, und won fame us such in
Eugiunu auci in b'rance. He wad also
the Loreinost athietu of his duy, lirst
at Eton, and art.rufuruu at Cambridge,
where ue rowed ? tuoRe" in two Suc?
cessive ytara in the interuji'ver.Mly
race. Un leaving college ho' adopted
tno url'stlc proiesslon, becoming in
course ol tltno the president of the
Incorporated s-oclety of British beulp
lors. Among hie most, notabie woi'ks
was that exnlbltud at the Franco-iBru
ish Exhibition, In London, tuxue years
age, wneo his superb tnarblo group,
' i Death ol Dlrce," was Wto feature
Of Ute l Ita: Arts Palace, and was dc
surlbed as one of the greatest trtutnpns
ui BrlttSn plastic art. it is, uideeu. a
. ..bjl el tiia'- lends itself lo tho most
spirited ireattnent, and calls forth. In
tne highest degree ir.o talent, or tho
genius, oi ilia sculptor. Diree, 1 neuu
hardly remind my readers, was, ao
? >rding to thu Ureek legend, tied io
tho horns ot a wild bull, which drag
tied her aoout till aba dl?d
Itouud about the early eighties o?
? last century, Oharies Uwes had
In his stuulo a pupil tutnied Richard
t?Blt, who. It would seerti \yui a very
pushing and umUllous young man. tor
lie left ins instructor und set up lor
himself, accepting and executing?or
obtaining the execution of?oraers lor
busts oi prominent people, memorial
statues, etc. Now, Charles Lawea had
Opinions oi his own regarding the
aollttles of hll late pupil, and uul not
hesitate to express them, a paragraph
appeared In lite .London aueloty pupur.
% unity Pair, intimating that Rich?
ard licit was not actually the auinor
of the statue of Dean Stanley, of tho
Byron Monument, nor of the busts of
Charles Klngsley and Canon Conway.
thai ne had merely employed others
t . execute there works tor him. Belt
took no notice of this paragraph. But
when Charles l.awes wrote to the
Lord Mayor ot London, avowing hlm
sell tho author of the paragraph 'n
Vanity Fair, and warning the Mayor
against employing Belt in certain art
work then In contemplation, the
trlcnds of Belt Insisted upon his com?
mencing a Bbel suit ugalnst Lawes.
This ho did. and it camo on for
trial In 1S>S. lasting forty-live days
and engaging the services of the most
eminent lawyers. Belt's preliminary
? ? were defrayed by subscrip?
tions furnished by his friends and
admirers, mostly people of tho so
called ?'aesthetic'' cult, who were very
active Just about that lime, and who
are so amusingly satirized by O'lbert
and Sullivan In their popular oneretta,
"Patience, or BUnthorne's Bride."
It was during the course of this
trial that tue curious scene I hav<_
referred to took place. Belt. In order
to support his assertion that ho was
a sculptor, and not a mere employer
of sculptors, undertook, then rind there,
Sent freih from our green?
houses, at prices consist?
ently moderate. I'hone
11 West Broad
i Jones Bros. & Co.
; 1418-1420 E. Main St.
Garden Hose, 10c, 12.Vic and
15c fool at
The E. B, Taylor Co.,
23 W. Broad Street and
1011 East Main Street.
For Oil Cooking and
N. KI.EIN <fc SON. INC
f?O Blast Broad
Mime Quality Every Day.
PLTUTY ICE CREAM CORP.,
The Official Water of the Amcru-an
Druggists' Syndicate. Adopted as
XT IS THE PUREST,
to execute a bust, under the vary
eyes of the Jury. H3s challenge win
accepted; a table, clay, water, vto..
were brought In, and judge, counsel
and Jury watched tho shapeless mass
gradually assume, under the busy
i'.ru-.c: s of Belt, a resemblance to hu?
man head and shoulders. Belt cer?
tainly had produced a oust. But 't
was u. matter of opinion whether this
was a work of art. Bord Lelghton,
then tho president of th? Royal Aoad
omy, himself &u uminont sotilptor; dir
John Mlllats, the famoua painter,. and
tho well-known eouiptor Thornycroft.
all three declared tkU handiwork of
Belt to bo utterly devoid of artistic
merit, and maiiltestly fashioned by
dllVuiont hands to thOBo which had
produced the Byron memorial, etc.
Ho wovor, tho Jury, who wero com?
posed of petty London tradesmen, MU
uulutuly devoid of any luiowlcdgo of
or tasto tor art, and who would prob?
ably ha.vo been unable to pass upon
the rival merits oC a lobucuouljl'u
sign aud a masterpiece of l'raxxtulee,
hud been deeply impressed, as. thoy
watched Belt model something that
they could suo lor theiiWelvea looked
exactly Uko a human head, guva a
verdict lu his favor for $2i,00o dam?
-Many well-informed pooplo doridod
the result of this trial, as proving
tho utter incompetence of a Brltisn
pury to come to a sensliila decision on
a mailer of art. Charles B?was ap?
pealed to a higher court, but as there
was not sufficient proof of any tail
uro of Justice, in tlio court beiow, the
decision was atlirmed. Convinced with?
in his own mind, however, that ho
had right on his aide, Cnarles Bawc.s
refused to pay a penny of '.no J^'.'i.
Oou damages or of Belt's costs, for
which he was liable as tho TosliiK par?
ly to the suit. Therefore, on the ad?
vice of his lawyer, Sir Goorgo Bow's,
ho resorted to the Bankruptcy Court,
and having no fortune of his own,
easily obtained a discharge of all his
debts, including the $-'?,un? damague
and costs owing to Richard Belt.
It Wa*i in the year 1U00?twelve years
ago?that ho succeeded to hi3 father's
baronetcy and estates, and two years
afterwards assumed the name of Wit
tewronge In addition to that of
Lawes. as already mentioned, on suc?
ceeding to the extensive property of
a reUUlvo, and In compllanco with the
ellpulntlons uf the hitter's v.-lll. This
change was regretted by many of Sir
Charles's friends; for the namo of
Ravves had become an honored one, not
only In the realm of art, through sir
Charles's chisel, but In agriculture,
in which science his father achlevi d
eminence, being generally regarded ah
the founder of the artificial manuru
It was in 1S12 that he patented a
manure, formed by treating phosphates
with Kulpbuiic acid. His experiments
began in 1}37, on his Holhamstcad es?
tates, when he tried the effects of va.
rlous manures on plants In pots, after?
wards turning his attention to eropa
in th? fields. For half a century, with
the >, -~.-t.ti.ee of Sir J. H. Gflbort. ha
carried on his experiments of raising
crops and feeding animals, rendering
Rofhamslead famous in tho eyes of
scientific agriculturists alt Over <he
world. In or.lor that this work might
be continued o/ier his dead he set,
aside a fund of S">00.000 to found tue
Bawes Agricultural Trust, which has;
now become a permanent Institution, j
Sir Charles Dawes-Wltt^-wrongo 's
succeeded In hiB baronetcy noil es?
tates by his son John, who Is In his
fortieth year. Is married and has three
(Copyright, lfil2. by the Brentwood
f Special to The. Tlmcs-Dispatch.]
Wllllamsburg. Va.. May 26.?The
clos'ng exercises of tho Wllllams?
burg High School were held last night,
the occasion being the graduating
class exercises. Ex-Governor A. J.
.Montague, of Richmond, mado the ad?
dress to the class, which was com?
posed of George B. Geddy. John Tay?
lor, T. A. Baccy, Belle Curlls, Robert
Cole. Eddie Monnier, and Gladys
In the contest by the Jackson Davis
Blterary Society. held in Cameron
Hall last night, the- recitation medal
wa3 won by Miss Charlotte Gllliam
and tho debater's by Miss Mamie
The board of visitors of William
and Mary College is said to bo
seriously considering the advisability
of closing tho Model School, on ad
: junel of the normal department of
the Institution. This school is part
! of tho public school system of WH
I llum.sburg and In the four grades
taught, about 120 pupils attend. In
lease the college dispenses with the
i school, Wllllamsburg will be com
! pelted to furnish quarters and teach?
ers for these children, entailing a
large expense upon the city. The
city Council recently reduced the- tax
rate from $1.26 to $1.10, but It is not
too late to retain the former rate, if
the school is closed.
Miss Nannio Davis, principal, and
Miss Baura Stillwell, assistant. In the
Model School, have tendered their
resignations and will leave next week
for their homes. Miss Davis will not
teach next session, but will slay with
a sister, who is 111 at the hitter's
home in Lynchburg. Miss Stillvsvll
will teach in her home town In
Georgia. The resignation of these
teachers has caused general regret
here, both ranking high In tholr pro?
fession. Miss Davis is recognized as
one of the leading women educators
of the State, especially In primary
The school board of James City
county has elected the following
teachers for the Toano High School:
C. A. Edwards, principal; Miss Pauline
Pea reo, Miss Jessie Bell, Mrs. J. M.
Geddy and Miss Ruby Tyroei teachers.
A male assistant principal will bo
elected at a later meeting of the
APPOINTMENTS in CADET
coups AT A. X >i. COLLEGE]
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
West Raleigh, N. C. May 20.?The
following appointments In the cadet
corps for next year were announced i
yesterday by the commandant of
cadets, Captain W. O. Roall, as fol?
Officer* of the staff?Cadet-Major. f.
J. Ilev.ilt; Cadet-Captain and Adjutant,
T. R. Parrlsh; Cadct-Captaln and
Quartermaster. R. d. Goodman; Cadet
Captain and Commissary. J. B. Coward:
Cndet-Hergoant-Mnjor, d. w. Thorp:
Cadot-Quarterr.iaster-Sergeant. J. P.
Officers of the line-?Cadet-Captains,
f. S. Holes, W. H. Parkor. H. B. Briggs.
G. B. Bain, E. J. Jcfficss and G. T.
Captain of tho band?W. C. Hopkins.
First Lieutenants?S. >.'. Kellar. R.
S. Melow. \V. R. Clements, H, A,
Qulckol, A. C, Wilson und J, J. Phil?
Hoeond Lieutenants?b\ W, Mr.Comb,
W. T. Nixon, T. R. Hart. J. C. Rankin,
t* I* Dail, 13. C. Bathorn, IV 3. Maurey
and 12, P, BowdR,ch.
The custom of celebrating thi??<i*yf
with the gift of a lasting article ttMuSf
this store necessary. "
You should 6ee the atlnrotive owwlties \
we are showing for this occasion.
Richmond's Leading Jevralera,
Second and Broad Sta.
Finals Begin Next Sunday, With
Baccalaureate Sermon by
CBpecial to The TlmoB-Dlspatoh.]
Blacksburg, Va_, .May 26.?Senior
cs a ml nation a havo bean In progress
this woek, and thoso for the under?
classes bogln .Monday, to continue until
Friday, June 7, when tha finals begin.
Sunday morning, June 9, IU. IloV. A
M. Kandolph, Bishop of Southern Vir?
ginia, will preach tho baccalaureate
sermon, and will also address the Y,
M, C. A. that evening. Monday morn?
ing Dr. F. W. Martin, of Lynchburg,
; will spoak before the Lse and Maury
Literary Societies. Tuesday morning
tho annual address to tha alumni will
I be made bi" Henry A. Wise, class of
1S5S, and Wednesday at noon E. F.
' Swinney, president of the First Na?
tional Bank of Kansas City, Mo., will
address the graduating class of eighty
young men. There will also ba tho
usual dances, drills, the sham battle,
class reunions und club banquets dur?
ing tho wcok.
Tuesday, after the address by M. A,
Wise, the Conrad Memorial Tablet
will bo presentod to the college on
behalf of tho alumni, and tho presenta?
tion speech will bo made by United
States Senator C. A. Swanson, one of
I Captain Conrad's pupils whllo ho was
at tho head of tho Virginia Agricul?
tural and Machanlcal College, now tho
Virginia I'ol.v technic Institute. Mr.
Conrad was 3>resldent of tho collego In
ilhe aarly tlghtles, and after his retire?
ment lived for somo years In Blackt
burg. A: his own request his body
was brought hero from Washington
and burled In the town cemetery on
a hill overlooking the grounds and*
buildings whero the tablet will bj pre?
sented next month.
After on exciting campaign, Gordon
Lofebvro. of Richmond, has been elect?
ed president of ths corps for next ses?
sion; \V. It. Legge, of Washington, first
vice-president C. A. Cutchlns, of Rich?
mond, second vlco.-prosldcnt; W. 6.
Dawley, secretary; J. R. Vawtor;
treasurer. This la tho most important
?alectlo-n of tho year, and la mado by
ballot, two men for each of the posi?
tions being put In nomination a month
previous to tho election by an oxectt
tlvo. committee of the students.
Professor W. J. Price and Dr. K. A.
Bach, of the Department of Entomol?
ogy, spent the past woek in Richmond.
Professor E. A. Smytho has returned
to the Institute from tho Trout Hos?
pital, in P.oanoke. where ho underwent
i an operation for appendicitis.
Professor ft. J. Ilolden's class In
geology made their usual srorlng trip
to Mountain i ..?;..? this week, going
over the mountains on foot and return?
ing by way of tho Virginian Hallway.
Professor I* S. Randolph, dean of
the department of Mechanical Engi?
neering, has been asked by a New York
manufacturing concern to furnish
twenty graduates In mechanical engi?
neering for work as soon as the ses?
sion ends, tho pay to be ?30 a week
and expanses at the start.
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