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[RIAL OF CLAUDE
Panel of 100 Men Being Sum?
moned From Washington to
Go to Wytheville.
Bristol. Vo,, Juno 29.?A panel of
100 men Is being summoned from
Washington, the ?county in which
Bristol is situated, to he present at
Wytheville on Monday morning for
the resumption of the trials of the
men of the Allen gang, it developed
to-day that the Common wealth has
changed Its plan and Instead of next
trying Claude Swunson Allen for the
murder of Sheriff. Lew Webb In the
recent Hillsvlllo shooting, he will be
Placed orr *r*-'t. Monday tor the mur?
der of Commonwealth's Attorney W.
M. Foster. It also developed that his
defense will bo thai he has already
been In Jeopardy lor the crime, having
been convicted of the murder of Judge
Thornton L? Massle, and his punish?
ment lixed at fifteen years In the .State
Penitentiary. There are three to be
tiled yet, Frlel and Victor Allen and
rildna Kdwards, in addition to the out?
laws yet at large.
Judge Staples W'll try them sep?
arately, beginning Monday, until the
cases of lal those In Custody have been
disposed of. Claude Allen's father,
Floyd Allen, now under conviction uf
murder In the first degree, will be a
witness In all of the trials.
WOMAN HORSEWHIPS MAN.
Camden Wido? Says It In Wortb 810
Fine, Which -lie Part.
New York, June 26.?Mrs Sophie
Tucker, aged thirty-five years, a wid?
ow, of Camden, N. Y., was arrested
to-day charged with horsewhipping
Henry Armstrong, a Camden neigh?
bor, in front of the Liberty .Street
ferry house. She was fined J10. v.nlcn
the paid from a huge roll of bills,
and walke! out of tho courtroom say
l.ig she was satisfied.
Mrs. Tucker told the magistrate tStot
about a month age she and Arm?
strong got Into an arg-ment about a
board walk. Later, she said. Arm?
strong called her a vile name.
'i g? ve him three dais to retract."
Mrs. Tucker said. -110 d: 'n't. so I fol?
lowed him from Camden over t d Now
Yark and gave hlrn a mrsewhlpplng."
Mrs Tucker said she felt sure tne
could get Justice In the New Y?)ik,
courts, but wasn't sure abuu: it ,i
tho Ni W Jersey courts.
A crowd Witnessed the horsewhip?
ping, which continued until the ar?
rival of a policeman The lashes
strucjt Armstrong around the neck
OXFORD DEFEATS HENDERSON,
WINNING OIT IN THE NINTH
CSpe.-.ini to The Times-Dispatch.]
Oxford. N. C, June 26.?Oxford de?
feated Henderson on tho lattcr's
grounds by the score of 3 to 2.
Until the eighth inning White hc'.d
the Oxford t<>am safe, with only one
hit .but in this frame White weak?
ened, and OxfoTd scored two run*, and
won the game in the ninth. Meadows
relieved) Parkinson in the seventh in?
ning, pitching In fine style the re?
run in .'er of the. game.
Batteries: Oxford. Prrktr.-on. Mead?
ows and Winston; Henderson. White
INVESTS $725 IN BEER
N>t? Jersey Man's DIU Cover? Period
Morrlstown, N. J.. June 26.?The tes?
timony of Adolph Hagan. In the suit
for alinvonv brought by his wife, that
he had spent $725 on beer in a period
of 227 days, furnished material for
some energetic figuring on the part
of those who were present in the
At S cents n glass Hagan's beer In?
vestments stand for a total of lt'.SOO
glasses, or sixty-three, glasses a day.
The total for the 227 days Is IS? cubic
feet of beer, enough to fill a pool six
feet wide, fifteen feet long and two
ITALIAN SCULPTOR DEAD.
John Grlgnola Succumhsi to Appendi?
citis. In New York Hospital.
New York, June 26?John Grlgnola,
sculptor, is dead at St. Luke's Hos?
pital here, following an operation for
appendicitis. He was born in Italy
lifty-or.e years ago, and came to this
country In i??3.
Mr. Grignola was president of the I
Mount Airy Granite Cutting Company'
of.. North Carolina. He had designed
many panels and statues for pub! c
and private buildings ar.d was known
also as a master workman In the
execution of fine carving and statues
from designs by other sculptors nnd
architects. His latest work was on the
faul Jones monument In Washington.
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one afternoon or evening twelve
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Sousa's Band, Pryor's Band,
U. S. Marine Band Vessella's
Italian Band, KryFs Bohemian
Band Police Band of Mexico,
Garde Republicainc Band of
France, Eilack Diamonds Band of
London, Royal Military Band of
Madrid, Victor Herbert's Orches- '<
i tra L'Orchestre Symphonique of
Paris, La Scala Orchestra of Milan.
Hundreds of band selections
and grand opera arias, sacred
music, popular song hits?
everything you wish?among
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BILL DONOVAN MAY
Detroit. Mich.. June i6.?"Smiling 1
Bill" Donovan, the veteran pitcher of
the Detroit Tigers. Is to bo Hughey
Jennlngs'B successor as manager of the
Jungalecrs. and It Is expected that his
appointment will be announced at the
close of the present season. Just now
Donovan Is acting as a scout for the
club, having pitched but one game this
"Jennings seems to have lost his
grip." says Prea'dent Ksvln, of the
Tigers, "lie can't get the best efforts
from the players, because they have
i lost faith In him. However, his future
depends much on the work of the
team for the rest of the year.
"I don't believe In hampering a man?
ager, and. therefore. 1 shall have
nothing to say about the team this
year. However. It looks as if a change
might do the team good."
Donovan Is very close to President
Navln and is one of the most expe?
rienced men in 'haseball. Pans here
tnlnk he would be a success at the
head of the Tigers, and that he Is de?
serving of a trial.
TAFT WILL URGE
CONGRESS TO ACI
Washington. June :?*,?President
Taft will send a message to Congress,
probably to-morrow, pointing but the
anomalous situation whereby the ma?
chinery of the Federal government
must continue- in operation in 'irect
violation of law. making officials I'able
to fine ar.d imprisonment, unless steps
are taken immediately 10 procide f jrds
for the fiscal year beginning July 1.
?The President will appeal for the pas
1 sage of a resolution extending the
necessary appropriations of the cur?
rent fiscal year for a temporary period
to tide over the emergency caused by
the failure of the regular and de?
ficiency appropriations bills to be
enacted into law. It is said that stielt
a resolution win. be introduced and
passed by both houses to-morrow
Every department was busy to-day
preparing contingent estimates. It is
unlawful or any official to create a
deficiency or to accept the services of
any one gratuitously. Unlos.-s Congress
acts, it is pointed out in adnvn'stra
llon circles, one of these laws must
be violated to some extent because
government business cannot come to
As the urgent deficiency bill has not
yet been passed, nearly all of the de?
partments, it is said, are violating the
letter of the law forbidding the crea?
tion of deficiencies by continuing work
covered by the bill
The Navy Department is going slow
In risking a violation of law and, if
appropriations are not made, the civil
I employes of the navy yards, and many
In the department here will be ftir
lloughed on Monday.
Every pore and 5land of the skin is employed in the necessary work et
preserving its smootL', even toxturo, softening and cleansing it and regulat?
ing the temperature of our bodies. This is done by an evaporation through
each tiny outlet, which goes on continually day and night. When the blood
becomes infected with humors and acids a certain percentage of these
impurities also pass off with the natural evaporation, and their sour, fiery
nature irritates and inflames the skin, and dries up its natural oils, causing
pimples, boils, pustules or some itching rash, or hard, scaly skin affection.
8. S. S. cures skin troubles of every kind by neutralizing tho acids and
removing tho humors from the blood. S. S. S. cools the ncid-heated circu?
lation, builds it up to its normal strength and thickness, multiplies its
nutritious, red corpuscles, and enrich's it ip every way. Then the skin,
instead of being irritated and diseased by tho exuding acrid matter, is
nourished, soothed and softenod by this cooling, healthy stream of blood.
S. S. S., tho greatest of blood purifiers, expels all foreign matter and surely
cures Eczema, Acne, Tetter, Salt Rheum and all othor diseases and
affections of the skin. It removes pimples, blackheads, dad other un
Fightly blomishes from the skin and assists in restoring a good complexion.
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THURSDAY, JULY 4th
Frist ?peclnl train leave* Byrd Street Stnton Siio A. 31., with through
coaches to Virglnln Bench) lenvc Virginia nenoh 6t4B P. M.| leave Nor?
folk Ti40 P. M.
Crews Representing Six Univer?
sities Will Be in Races on
Poughkecpsle. N. Y.. June 20.?A
memorable contest in American row?
ing annale in promised in the Inter
collegiate rcgratta to he held on thu
Hudson River, opposite this city, June
20, when eight-oared ctewa represent?
ing Six colleges?Cornell. Columbia,
1 ennsylvaniu, Syracuse, Wisconsin and
1.eland Stanford University? will
measure boat lengths with one an?
other in the annual four-mile race for
the varsity challenge cup, now held, by
Preceding the big varsity race there
will be the usual tWO-mtle race be?
tween four-oared crews representing
uli but Stauford und Wisconsin, and
the two-mile freshmen eight-oared
race, In which all but Stanford w'U
The prediction as to the memorable
quality of the regatta based on the
observation of the veteran coaches in
charge of the young carsmen. and
others who have followed rowing tot
twenty years or more.
"Never have I seen six crews so good
as the six university eights assembled
here." said Charles 13. Courtney, the
coach of Cornell University. "The con?
test between Cornell und Columbia
last year was truly a wonderful face.
But I believe that ail of this years
crews will be more closely bunched
at the finish thun they were In 1911.
1 In my opinion, there will not be an
Inch of the four-mile varsity race that
will not be worth seeing."
For this great regatta. 120 college
rowing men have trained. They are
divided Into the fifteen crews repre?
senting the colleges named. To see
those men in the pink cf physical tit
I r.css. after months of training. Is to
realize the highest possible attainment
In the development of young men for
The full program of the regatta Is,
8:15 P. M.?University four-oared
shells. without cojrswa'ns. Course,
two miles, beginning one mile north
of the bridge and finishing one mile
south of it.
Trophy?the Kennedy challenge cup.
presented In ISC'9 by Davidson Ken?
nedy. Pennsylvania, to be held by the
winner for one year. Present holder
Ci the trophy. Cornell.
?Entries and course position:
?Course positions In all races be ein
their numbers from the west shore.
t P.M.?Freshmen elght-oared shells,
with coxswains. Course, two miles, be- !
ginning one milts north of the bridge^
and finishing one mile south of it
Trophy?The stewards' cup. pre- i
sented In 1900 by a graduate of Co?
lumbia, to be held by the winner for
one year. > Present holder of tin
Entries and course positions:
5:15 P. M.?University elght-oared ;
?hells, with coxswains. Course, four
miles, beginning three miles north of
the bridge and finishing one mile south
Trophy?The varsity challenge cup, j
presented in 190S by Dr. Louis L Sea- i
man. Cornell, to be held by the winner
for one year. Present holder of the
Entries and course positions:
The hour s*t for the big race?5:15?
Is fifteen minutes after the ebb tide
reaches its maximum. The freshman
race will have a strong ebb. and the
tide will be running well for the va?
rity four-oared race.
The Poughkeepsle oursft Is a
straight, deep stretch of wa^er, be?
ginning three miles north of the
Poughkeepsie bridge and lltiifhlng one
mile south of that structure.
SPOT ON SUN'S SURFACE;
DIAMETER. 14.000 MILES
Discovery by Scientists nt Mount
Wilson Observatory, In
Pasadena. Cal.. June 26.?The larg
est sun spot which has ..een detected .
within a yen. a bold patch on the !
sun's surface 10,000 miles in diameter,
though its mark on the seventeen-,
inch image at the Mount Wilson Ob?
servatory measures but a rtfth of an
mch across, u now under observa?
The area of the sun spot is approx?
imately 78,540,000 square miles, a sur?
face nearly ten times the size of
Observed lu \\'aahlngtoa.
Washington, June 26.?Professor
Asaph Hall and Observer Peters, of
tho Washington Naval Observatory,
said to-duy the spot has been observed
for two weeks past here, and he Has
taken a series of photographs of the
"The sun spot now visible," said
Mr. Peters to-day, "is only a small
one. It measures only little more
than I I.Ot'O miles in diameter; say'
about five times the widtti of the j
United States from ina.'i to coast.!
or a trille fess ,than ,ti,-t. When i
these sun spots attain a diameter of
100.000 miles we advertise them n
little, but we pay small hoed to lit?
tle ones nVSce the present speck."
The astronomers at the observatory
say the minimum spot period is just
past and that within a few years a re?
currence of spots of great size and in
large numbers will be noted. That
there Is a connection between the oc?
currence of spots on the sun and ter?
restrial weather phenomena. Professor
Hall declared to be probably true,
though no exact data has been compiled
to show just what this connection Is.
However, the present spot, being a
lone wanderer, as 11 were, has prob?
ably not exerted any Influence on the
earth's weather, owing to Its small sizo
and lack of company. Tho spot is pass?
ing olT the sun and is now near tho
western "limb" or edge. Within a few
days it will have- pascd out of sight.
Two Winnen Killed lu tllne Car.
[Special to The- Times-Dispatch.]
Bristol, Va., June 26_Losing con?
trol of an elevator car In a mine
shaft'at Dante, according to news re?
ceived hero to-night, Mrs. Cartr'ght,
wife of 'the foreman of the mines, and
a visiting woman were killed. Two
children of Mrs. Cartwright. who were
in the car, were unln'uroa.
The Richmond and Henrico Railway Company, by
its persistent endeavor to sell out to the Virginia Railway
and Power Company, HAS DEMONSTRATED THAT
ITS PURPOSE IS TO USE FOR BARTER AND
SALE THE FRANCHISES IT OBTAINS FROM THIS
So long as franchises can be obtained and sold at a
profit, THE BUSINESS OF EXPLOITING THE PUB?
LIC CAN NEVER BE STOPPED.
So long as any city continues to give away franchises
to predatory corporations whose purpose is NOT to benefit
the people, but to force an older public service company in
the same field to "come to terms," there is no limit to the
string of financial disasters for which THE PUBLIC
WILL HAVE TO PAY.
Are YOU going to be fooled into thinking that YOU
would not have to pay?
Who ever heard of a fight to a finish between two
public utility corporations in which the Public was not
caught between the upper and nether millstones?
No man and no city can with impunity resist an immu?
table and inexorable Natural Law.
Virginia Railway and Power Company
Service Talk No. 33
June 27, 1912
Washington, June 2??Every mem?
ber of the household of Mrs. John B.
Thayer, widow of the vice-president
Of the Pennsylvania Railroad, who
Drop Over to
Mach afternoon or night this
week and hear the
You will enjoy it. Con
certs twice each day are .tl>- |j
solutely free to all. Main
other pleasing attrac tions.
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The record of the Kcllam Hospital Is
without parallel In history, naving
i cured to stay cured pcrnianuntly. with
I out the use of the knife or X-ray, over
90 per cent, of the many hundreds of
sufferers from cancer which It has
treated during the past fifteen years.
We have been endorsed by the Sepate
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Physicians treated free.
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HICUMON?, m a m n Vim.!.'..*,
went down on the Titanic, has contri?
buted to the fund which is being col?
lected by the Woman's Titanic Me?
morial to erect In Washington a me?
morial arch to the men who stood
back from the lifeboats on the night of
April IS that the women and children
might he kept above water until the
onrushlng Carpathla c-jtld reach the
Mrs. Thayer writes In terms of
strong commendation ->f this propos?
ed trlbnte of American women to the
self-sacrificing courage, of men.
"It is with deep plea3l've rhat I In?
close this check from the women of
my household for the Woman's Titanic
Memorial," Mrs. Thayer writes. "What
u splendidly conceived project'. And
one which you may imagine that I en-1
ter with the deepest Interest, lias it
turn suggested that a fitting inscrip?
tion might be found in that lost of
St. John. xvl. 13. 'Greater love hath no
man than this, that a man lay down
hie life for his tr'.- :ids.
"I Inclose a list of the names of our
household subscribers, and shall be
glad to send more should It be neces?
sary, but quite realie the beauty of
the national subscription idea, and feel
<iiiite sure that the fu" amount will
be over-subscribed by our American
Mrs. Thayer's contribution adds an?
other distinguished name to the 1st
who manned the lifeboats of the
Titanic who have forwarded checks
and pledged their co-operat'on to the
Contributions have e.lso boon re
ceived from several of trio sailors who
manned the lifeboats of the Titanic,
and one of the most Interesting letters
from members of the ship's crew con?
tained a mutilated $1 bill which was
forwarded by the Tltanlc's head bar?
ber, who said that trr' bit of m'oncy
was In his pocket when lie went down
with the boat and was the only thing
of value on his person when picked
tip In an unconscious condition by a
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
(loldst'oro. N. C, Juno 26.?The wed
d ug of Miss Frances Pearl Fort,
daughter of Col. W. B. Fort, of Bellevc
dere, Plkevllle, N. C, and Robert A.
Ketzer, of Concord. N. C., took place
on Monday. The ceremony was In all
Its aspects old-fashioned, though none
tin- less magnificent and impressive on
iius account. It was celebrated at the
residence of Colonel Fort, a venerable,
homestead on the estate, which has
been In the family possession since the
daj a of the Indians.
Shortly before 8 o'clock Monday
evening the wedding ceremony was
begun by Mendelssohn's "Spring Song,"
rendered faultlessly on the violin by
Miss Lucin Prlvett, of Qoldsboro,
accompanied by Miss Una Pc
Rosset, of Wilmington, during which
the. wedding party of nine maids
of honor and nine groomsmen, form?
ed, with connecting links of
pink ttllle studded with T.a Franco
roses and snillnx, an aisle through
which tho bride, the dame of honor
and the flower girls passed.
The bri^e was gowned in white Im
ported chiffon over duchess sntln and
real lace. She carried a white prayer
book with pendant lilies of the valley.
Her train was carried by her colored
mammy In white turban neck cloth
and apron. The dame of honor, Mrs.
Richmond He'd, of Concord. N. C? wore
a white lace robe. She carried pink \
La France roses. The maids of honor ,
wore pink crepe meteor trimmed with i
Irish lace. Little Misses Alattte Par?
ker and Carol Collier, of Uoldsboro, I
flower girls, wore white lingerie j
dresses over pink, and carried tall j
baskets of pink roses and smllax. The ;
four ribbon boys in attendance at the !
doors were: Talbot Parker. brederlcKj
Parker, Ogden Parker and Norwood
Holmes, of Goldsboro, N. C.
The bride was met at the altar of |
evergreens erected In the main hall j
by the groom and the best man, Wll- ,
Ham Fetzer. Miss Fort was Riven
away by her father, and Rev. M. T.
Dickinson, of Goldsboro, officiated, the
ring service of the Episcopal Church
Following the 'ceremony a brilliant
reception was tendered the bridal
party and a, few friends, at the con- j
elusion of which the newly married
couple motored to Goldsboro and pro
I ceeded thence to Hot Springs.
! Mr. Ketzer occupies toe position as
I bend of the science department and of
j athletics at Woodberry Forest School,
Uuring the week preceding the wed?
ding the following maids of honor and
groomsmen enjoyed a house party at
Bellevedcre; Misses Margaret Clary,
Baltimore, Md.; Janie Ingram. Fred
crick. Md.: Sadie Rollins. Ashcvllle, N.
C.'i Lina De Bossel. Wilmington. X. C.;
Lucia Prlvctt, Goldsboro. X. C.; Estello
O'Berry. Qoldsboro, X. C.; Rachel Bor?
den. Goldsboro, X. C.; Blanche Holt.
Oak Ridge, N. C.l Messrs. William McK.
Fotzer, concord. X. C.; J. X. Cole. Jr..
Raleigh, X C; William T. Joyner.
Cheater, S. C; Allen Jones, Columbia,
S. C: R. H. Crawford. Rock Hill. S. C.;
Harrison Velverton, Goldsboro. X. C. 1
I. V. Graham. Lexington. Va.; T. J. Fet
ser, Shelby, x. C.: W'tllam Persons,
P'kevllle, X. C; J. D. Pool. Goldsboro.
X. C. Tile chaperons were: Mrs. Rich?
mond Reed. Concord, X. C.; Mrs. S. A.
Krwln. Concord. X. C.l Mrs. J. F. Hur?
ley. Concord. X. C. and Mrs. A. M.
Mosley, Greenville. X. C.
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