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Among the Interesting funotlons ar
ranged for next month by members
of the younger society set uro several
camping parties In the mountains and
nt the seashore. Virginia Beach will \
be <iuito a prominent resort for the
next several weeks, and any number
of charming motor parlies have been
a 'angel for the "Fourth," and the j
several days following. Miss Lucy
tlwuthmey, of this city, and Miss I-k'iura
Powell Tucker, of "Col Alto," aro j
mi mbers of a delightful camping
party near Lexington this week.
Miss Et'a Taliaferro, of Baltimore, (
who spent some time In Richmond
lust season visiting Miss Katherlne !
Ilngan on Last Franklin Street, will
entertain several Richmond girls at a
i amplng party In the mountains of
Maryland home time next month. Miss
Tallaferro's quests will include Miss
I lagan, Miss Scott. Calvin Sattorfield,
t Oermantown. Pa.: Joseph Dalton
md Miss Margaret Dalton, of W'ln
non-Saler.i. N. C C B. Moore, of
Clarke county, and a number of
At Country Place.
Mr :..>d Mrs. Thomas Nelson P.ige '
tire spending some ttrne at their coun
try estate, "Oakland," In Hanover
rounty. .Mr. and Mrs. Page have re?
cently returnni from an extended trip
to K- i ope and also spent some time
tt Algiers in Ut lea They will go
North luter on In the stimmet. (
\n rddlug ;> UrnuKe,
A i-Vetty wedding took place in
Orange last night at *. o'clock In the
Presbyterian Church, when Miss Lucy
llenshaw s.infoM. daughter of Mr.
stid Mrs Walker \V. Sanford, became
the. bride of Harton Kelley LllllstOn,
*on of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred LUltston.
Of Accoma . The ceremony was per?
formed by the Rev. S. O. Coxe In the
presence of a large company of rela
t:ves and friends. Decorations were
In palms pnd vhlt<s flowers, and Miss
Pauline Mrlntosh presided at the or
'"he bride's gown Was of white satin
trope meteor In Honlton lace and em?
broidered In pearls and her veil of Il?
lusion was arranged with a wreath of
Organe blossoms. She carried a shower
bouquet "f lilies ,.f tin- valley ahd
entered ihr church with her father,
who also grtv her awav .Mis, Ellle
Bah f?rd was her sister's maid of
honor. She was gowned In pale green
crepe meteor trimmed in lace and
ideatlntrs of chiffon and carried a
ROTHERT 8c CO.
Fourth and Broad
Until comparatively recent years r.til
road men to'>k almost the entire output of
.Vow >ou ran buy rmc. $15.00 up.
Smith & Webster
Time S[>cria!isis. - - 612 E. Main.
Hopkins Furniture Co.,
7 West Broad St.
Cash or Credit.
Vtnfinidi Largest Florist>
and Sprays of un?
Phone Mad. 630.
BARGAINS IN BUFFETS
1418-1420 E. Main Street.
.bamo Quality livery Day.
PURITY lCli CREAM CORP.,
DETROIT (JAS HAAGES.
OLD HICKORY FURNITURE.
SOLD OXLY BY
For Oil Cooking and
N. KLEIN ?fc SO.V, INC
630 East Broad.
A Famous New York Chef Saldi
"I could as easily do without Sour,
.In baking, as without Sauer" a Ex
Un equaled for cakes. Ices, custards,
I no Dings, sauces, etc
Swiss Rib Gauze Vests, 3 for
Tape neck and armholcs; the
usual 12Kc kind.
was attended by h'a brother, Dr. Dil?
ution, ut Accomao, as his best man.
The bridesmaids included Mlssi s
**mlly W. Evcrsflcld. of Unltlinore:
Grace C. Jones, of Fruderlcksburg;
, Isabel Williams and Leila J. Sanford.
i of Orange. They entered from tho I
J chancel going out to meet the bride !
J and preceding her to the altar. Their I
I gowns were of embroidered mulle,
j with aurplico and sashes of green
I < liiffon cloth, and they carried shower
; bouquets of pink und while sweet peas,
j They wore short veils of tulle on
i their heads caught with tiny flowers.
I The ushers were William Ol??vton Wil- ',
Hams, of New York City; Frederick!
; O. Pollard, of Richmond; J. Brooks
Mapp, of Accomae county, and Harry
13. Sanford. of Orang".
Mr. and Mrs. LIHiston left at once, for
a wedding Journey North, and on their
return will make their home In Acco- ?
i mac. Their wedding is one. of the:
' most important marriage:! of the sum-',
; to r season, and a number of promin
. ent guests were In Orange to atlendj
. the ceremony yesterday evening.
Attractive llounc Party.
, The Jolly Campers ot Seldom Inn'
? have Just returned from a delightful
t hcu.-o party given at Drowry's Bluff
'or the James lllver for the past week.;
Those attending the affair were Misses
! Evelyn Richardson. Ltena Williams,
' Marie Brauer. Bessie May Powell. Ida.)
iWyatt: Messrs. Jack DIggv Oscarj
Swineford, Percy Gray, Anthony Wil?
son. Charles Word, Raymond James,)
Ludwell Hill and F.-ussell Knightly.
The party was chaperoned by Mes-j
dr.mes. Powell. Williams, Richardson]
Sirs. Newman Kntertnlns.
On Friday evening of last week the'
dcors of the new attractive home of:
Mr, and Mrs. W. C. Newman, corner]
Beech and St. George Streets. In Farm
] vllle. were thre>wn open to guests who
; had been Invited to a i<ceplion given
: In honor of Mr'. Graham, of New!
i York, sister of Mrs. Newman.
The house, was beautifully decorated
for the occasion, and supper was serv
! ed at u o'clock.
Those present wer?: Rev. and Mrs.:
Boogher, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bugg,
' Mrs. Lange. Mr. and Mrs. Davis Moi
] ton. Mrs. Culchlngs, Mrs. Wade. Mrs.
I Sydnor, mother of Mrs. .Newman; Mrs.
I Armlstead, Dr. and Mrs. Beckman, Mrs.
I McKinney, Mr. Valden. Dr. and Mrs.
jlludglns. Miss Maud Tallaferro, Ml**
Janla Galnes, Mrs. Elliott Booker and
j Dr. Irving
In I be .North,
i Misses Alice and Emma Nether'.and
hove gone to Chaulauqua. New York.
They will later go to Canada for the
I remainder of the summer months.
! where they will be Joined by Mrs Hill
land her daughter. Miss Ulli, of Phil?
Miss Cora De.farnette Duke, daugh?
ter of Mrs. Lucy B. Duke and of the
Into Francis J. Duke, of this city, was
quietly married to Dr. Thomas Albert
Lewis Monday evening at fi o'clock In
the home of her brother, William Dab
i I y Duke, of Tot, Seminary Avenue.
Hinter Park. Only ne.tr relatives ot
the hrble ond bridegroom were pres
< ut. The ceremony was performed by
!?r. Ryland Knight, and the bride was
given away by her brother. Frank W.
Duke. Dr. Lewis Is n nntlve of Mis?
souri, and Is now professor of philoso?
phy at Richmond College. Dr. and
Mrs. Lewis left Immediately after the
i eremony for Philadelphia. Pa., whence
they will tall for Europe to spend the
The pupils of Mrs. W. H. Lacy will
give their eighth annual recital at
tiic John Marshall High School audi?
torium on Friday evening. June US. at
8:30 o'clock. Mrs. Lucy ; pupils will
be; assisted In the program for the
evening by Miss Alleen llord and Mlts
i Important Meeting.
The Woman's Missionary Society of
Leigh Street Baptist Church will hold
their closing meeting for the season
this evening ut 8:15 o'clock at the
church. There will be a short busl
i.'fs session followed by a social hour
and all friends of the society are in?
vited to be present. An attractive
program has been arranged and light
refreshments will be served to the
guests present. This will be the. last
meeting of the society until next fall.
In and Out of Town.
Miss Eugenie Seldon Taylor will
motor to Virginia Reach with a party
of friends next week.
Miss Alleen Cowardln is spending
'?me time In Roanoke with relatives
Miss Harriet Buchanpn has return?
ed from Lexington, where she was at?
tending finals at the Virginia Military
Miss Courtney Broadus. of Mont
Clare, Pa.. Is visiting her uncle. Ro?
bert Sydnor. at his home, lS2s Grove
Rozier Dulany. of F.mquier county.
Is spending several days with friends
A. O. Ynrld has gono to the Green
trier "White Sulphur Springs, where
he will spend the summer months.
Dr. M. C. Syclo left town yesterday
for New York City, where he expects
to spend some time.
Miss Emily B. Lyman. who has been
In Lexington for some time past, will
shortly Join relatives at the Rock
L ridge Alum Springs.
Mrs. Hasklns Hobson, of Powhatan
county. Is a guest of Mr. and MVs.
Houston, at 1 West Main Street.
Mrs. Lucian B. Tatum. of this city,
is In Lynchburg for a stay of several
Mrs. A. X. Whlto and her daughter
Mary arc spending the summer months
Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Ewlng have re?
turned to their home in Charlottes
vllle, after a short visit to Richmond.
General and Mrs. Flvnlng James, of
Texas, am guests of Mr. and Mrs. Vlr
glnlus Machen at Mobjack.
Mrs. EnclerB E-obinson. of this city,
and Mrs. Horseley. of Lynchhurg, are
visiting Mrs. A. B. Hunt, in Roanoke,
Dr. and Mrs. W. E. Evnris. formerly
of Richmond, now . of Birmingham.
Ala., are at their country homo in
Petition From More Than 5001
Qualified Voters Is With?
MACLIN WINS BY TWO VOTES
Narrow Escape From Serious
Accident?Other News of |
5 Bollingbrooie Street. '
Petersburg. Va., June 26.
The Board of Aldermen and Common'
Council, In joint session last nlglit, he.
Bide* electing Thomas B. Marlin as
police commissioner and Mortimer Wil?
liams as fire commissioner, also elected
four members of the City School Hoard
to fill vacancies occurring July 1. ;
These were: First District, Rev. Charles,
R Strlbllng. Second District. Dr. J. D.<
Osborne; Third District. Thomas B. i
Ivey; Fourth District. P. W. Smith. The !
only matter In which the public was
specially Interested was that of the
election flf a police commissioner to
succeed Captain William A, Bond, the
ln.umbent. who was a candidate for
re-election, and a large number of cit?
izens gathered In the Council chamber
to watch the result. Every member
of the Board of Aldermen was pres?
ent, as were twenty-two of the twenty
Captain Bond was nominated by
Councilman William R. MoKlnney, and
the nom,lr.at!on was seconded by Alder- |
man William E. Moore, both making
highly complimentary speeches. Mr.
McKenney presented petitions signed
by between 500 and 600 qualified voters
of the city, business and professional
tnen and others, asking for the re-elec?
tion of Captain Bond. They had n<
effect. Mr. Marlin was nominated by
Councilman F. G. Stratton. and the nom?
ination was seconded by Alderman P. S.
Pugh. Seven Aldermen and eleven
founcilmen?eighteen?voted for Mr.
Macltn, and flv,. Aldermen and eleven
Councilmen?sixteen?voted for Cap
Ask Your Doctor
Ask your doctor how often he
: prescribes an alcoholic stimu
! lant for children. He will proh
: ably say, "Very, very rarely."
j Ask him how often he pre
' scribes a tonic for them. He
will probably answer, "Very,
very frequently." Then ask
him about Ayer's non-alcoholic
, Sarsaparilla. bS&ffiz
We liuve ii complete line of
BATH R003I FIXTURES.
The E. B. Taylor Co.
1011 E. Main Street,
23 W. Broad Street.
HAVE YOU SEEN
New Method Gas Ranges
Pettit & Co.'s?
a BUY ? '
E BROAD ST.;
Beginning June 1, this store will close
1 o'clock Saturday and 5 o'clock other
j days for the summer months.
Sydnor & Hundley, Inc.
Grace and Seventh.
For the Little Tots to the Grown-ups.
WK MAKE A SPECIALTY
of packing household goods and china
111.113-115 West I'.roml Street.
See Our Windows
Men's 50c Summer
Full cut and daintily OQ
trimmed; sale price. . . . Ot/C
Men's 25c Madras 1 Ol
Wash Tics, sale price. 1&*2C
tain Bond, and Mr. M.i l:n was declared,
Two absent Council-uen?TC \V. Crad
dock and John Wood?would have voted
for Captain Bond, ar. ! had thej bee*
present the voto between the two can?
didates would have been a tie. Hisses
were heard In the Council chamber last
night, and severe comment has been
beard o% the action of the majority
members In disregarding tho wishes of
practically a majority of. the unaUriel
voters of the city.
Narrow Escape From Accident,
Little Elisabeth Smford. while run- ,
ning across Grove Avenue last evening*,
unmindful of an approaching trolley
<ar. was caught on the car fender. She
became frightened i,n reaching the !
track at the sudden Mght of the car,
and was so dazed that she could not
move. Her grandmother, seeing her:
?langer, ran to her assistance and was;
struck and dragged i short distance. ;
The car was stopped as quickly as pos?
sible, and fortunately neither the child
nor her grandmotlu r was seriously
hurt. But the escape was a very nar?
Taken Under t'robation.
Chief Ragland. probationary officer,
this morning had placed under his
probation two white men. known as
habitual drinkers and ne'er well to
do's. Should they be reported again
they will ba sent to work on the
Many Pretty Weddings.
This morning at 10 o'clock in Tsbb
I Street Presbyterian Church, in the
presence of a large assemblage ot I
friends, was solemnized the marriage j
of Miss Josephine Rchwench, daugh- i
] ter of Mr. and Mrs. 1'er.llnand I
Schwrnck. and Frank Bradbury!
I Emery, formerly of Saco, Me., but for
'some years a resident of Petersburg, j
I holding an influential position with :
the British American Tobacco Com-,
pany. The church was decorated with
palms, and the ceremony was per- i
formed by the pastor. the Rev. j
Charles R. Strlhling The bride, at- '
tired In a handsome golng-away,
dress, was attended by her sister.
Miss Margarette Schwenck as maid
of honor, and the br'degroom by his
friend, John Van I.andlngham. of j
Charlotte. X. C, as best man. The
maid of honor and the bridesmaids? j
Miss Mary Schwenck and Miss Fannio j
Korr?wore attractive lingerie gowns
and hats and carried pink and blue
h yd ranges, The ushers were Paul
Pettit. E. W. Stokes. E. 8. Bowling and
Martin Cooper. Immediately after th?
ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Emery left fori
Saco. Me., to visit the parents of the
A very pretty marriage, but quiet,
, was solemnized this afternoon at' r.
I o'clock in the parachlal residence of
St. Joseph's Catholic Church, the Rev.
Father O'Farrell officiating. Miss
Bessie Leigh Cook, daughter of Mrs.
(Joseph It. Richardson, becoming the
bride of William Francis Whalan.
late of North Carolina, now of this
city, holding a responsible position
with the American Tobacco Company.
A number of frle-.d- were present to
I witness tho ceremony.
At ? o'clock this evening, at the
resident e of the bride's parents on
High Street, in the presence of many
L-ue-sts, Miss Elizabeth Eugenl'i.
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James A.
Lanier, wa.s united in marriage to
William Rowland Hill, of Richmond.
The wedding was an exceedingly beau
; 11fml home event. Mr. and Mrs. Hill
I went North on their bridal trip.
A Double Wedding.
I Miss Alice Vera Poland and Willlatn
, Savory. Junior member of the firm of
I E. A. Savory &? Sons, left for Norfolk
j this morning, where they were married
in the MontlcellO Hotel by the Rev.
J. F. Bosnian, former pastor of Market
Street Methodist Episcopal Church, in
this city. At the same time In the
same Hotel. Lee Poland and Miss
Susie l"2zell. of this city, were married
by Mr. Bosnian.
Miss Pauline Kutehan, daughter of
Mr. aiiel Mrs. Pearl Kutehan. of Dln
| wlddie county, and Leslie Burton
Bowles, of this city, left for Washing-'
j ton. D. t* . this morning, where they
were married They were accom?
panied by friends.
At 7:30 o'clock this morning at the
residence of the officiating pastor, the
Rev. Dr. I? M. Roper, of the First
Baptist Church, Miss Alma May
I Kitchen and Barrett B. Duke were
united in marriage, leaving Immedi?
ately afterwards on an extended trip.
Early this morning at the residence
of the officiating pastor. the Rev.
George H. SpOOner, Miss Ella Eliza?
beth Mnlone, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
R. O. Malone, and Howard Stanley
Chappell, formerly of Dlnwlddle, now
! of Newport Newt, were united in mar?
I fienernl Vena Notes.
..rs. Laura P. Rowland, of Prince
George county, who was stricken with
paralysis some days ago. while visit?
ing the home of Mrs. \V. T. Rowland
In Sussex county. Is still confined to
I her bed, showing hut little improve?
Herbert, the five-year-old son of Mr.
and Mrs. II. C. Belcher, ot Prince
? George county, recently fell from a
I tret and broke o lepf in two places
Manager Busch, of the Petersburg
Club, la temporarily out of the games
by instruction of his physician. H?
has signed up Murphy, late of the
Portsmouth team, to take his picea
for a few days.
[Special to The Time's-Dispatch 1
Charlottesvllte, Vs., June 26.?Henry
Kemp Vaitlon, of Cleveland, <>.:io. and
Miss Khz.i Farls, daughter of trie late
J, N. Paris, of Red Hill, this county,
were married at 10 o'clock this morning
at the Mooreland Baptist Church, the
Rev. 13. K Lamb officiating. The bride
was given away by her brother. John
N. Farls. E. B. Bowden. of this city,
was best man. and Miss Julia Farls. sla?
ter of the bride, maid of honor Miss
Elolse Erwin, of Morgan town, N. C.
was the only brldesmalel. Tho ushers
were Harry Sutherland, Nicholas Page.
Will Carpenter and Samuel Durrett.
Mr. and Mrs. Valden enmo to this city
Immediately after the ceremony and
took tho Chesnpeake end Ohio train for
Norfolk, where they boarded it steamer
for New York. They wll! vls'.i Niagara
and other points before returning to
FROM ENGLISH COURT
Dowager Queen Follows Stand1,
Taken by the Late King
BV I.A MAIMU'ISK r>i: foxtbxov.
IF the American Duchess <>t Mar-!
borough has written to the l?oudoni
iK-wspap-u declining to carry out
her widely heralded project ot sell?
ing Rowers on Alexsrdra Uay (or the1
benefit of the charities In which Queen I
Alexandria is Interested, if siic all o
has given up 10 others thu highly
prised booth at ? '-i-?nco ol the
Stoc k Exchange Which she had pre?
empted for the purpose. It Is because!
she has been brougia to realize that]
not even these proposed efforts of hers '
to make a success of Alexandra Dav
would modify that loval lady's atti-1
tude toward her.
It Is owing to tile Dowager Queen I
that she remains barred from court]
and from all State functions at which I
her rank as an English duchess would
otherwise entitle her lo he present.!
The Queen-Mother, like he husband,
stmnglv ro.-ented the attitude of the'
duchess at the time of her separation
from the duke, and by her relation of i
Edward vii.'s efforts to bring about
a reconciliation, and the avoidance of
an open rupture.
The Dowager Queen is devoted to
the memory of her late husband, *nd
all his wishes and views have since
his decease become to her a kind ot
sacred law. Therefore as long as
Queen Alexandra lives and exercises
her Influence over King George, who
Is the most deeply attached .md con
slderate of sons. Duchesi Consuelo will
remain excluded from the com'. of St.'
James, and under the ban of British!
It Is only fair to add. however, that I
Queen Alexandra's views in the matter
are and have been endorsed by some
"f the most powerful members of the|
i English (Jreat World: first and fore?
most the Duchess of Bucoleucn, who
[died quite recently, by Lady Sarah Wll
! son. the Earl and Countess of Jersey,
the Duke and Duchess of Abercorn.
the Duke and Duchess of Portland
Oddly enough, the Duke of Marl
borough's mother. Lady Blandford. and
one of his unmarried sisters. Ladjs
Norah Spencer-Churchill, remain on
friendly terms with Duchess Consuelo. I
and frequently appear at her enter- j
Emperor William may be raid to'
have had a narrow escape from death
on his way back from Corfu to Genoa a
i few weeks ago. Kor a fortnight back
some Greek fishermen caught in their
; m-ts, near the Dock of Vldo, a floating,
mine, which they turned over to Ad-;
\ mirai sir Edmund Poo, in command
! of the English squadron at anchor off
I the Inland. III.- torpedo and gunnery
officers ascertained on examination that
the mine was fully charged ajul In
I perfect condition, that it bore the!
I marks of the Turkish government, and
I that it had evidently been anchored
off tiie coast of Eplrus seven or eight
I months ago. when the duke of the
Abruzzl and his naval squadron were
cruising there at the opening of the
war with Italy
The place where the fishermen found
It was in the very track of vessels
entering or leaving the harbor of Corfu,
t'nder the circumstances It is a mira?
cle that neither the imperial yacht.
I Hohenzollern, nor one of the ships
of the English squadron was blown up.
The Countess Julia Rubner. wife of'
the Austrian Count Francis Buhner,
has inherited the whole of thr. large
fottune of her mother, the late Mary,
Duchess of Sutherland, second wife
I of the late duke;
I The property Includes a larg" cottn
. try place at Tarpon Springs, In Florl
] da. The countess, who thus comes In?
to an Inheritance valued at some $8,r
: ,-M)o,e.oo. was the duchess's daughter
by her first'husband. Captain J. Blair,
'lhe factor _flr land agent of the late
Duke of ?Wherlnnd. The captain met
with a mysterious death by gun-shot
j In the forest around Dunrohln, but
whether It was a ease of suicide, mur?
der or accident, has never been e.eared
tip. Mr.?. Blair, who w;is the dntighter
I of De.m Mitchell of I >xforl. afterwards
! be :amo constantly the companion of
the duke, as to completely estrange
For Indigestion. Dyspepsia, Constlna
I tl"i. Sour Stomach, Heartburn and all
i distress after eating. Keep it In the
house. Nothing like It. ' Quick, sure:
; no waiting: relief at once. All iruj
gists. 50c for a large-size bottle.
m e ans
We will be pleased to adjust
your Classes without charge or
Children's White Canvas
Button Shoes, $1.00
kin'g OF siiok8,
5th and Broad
201 E. Broad
Important displays of new Spring
Stills, Dreseea and Millinery.
J. B. Mosby & Co
Further reductions on Women's
Laundry, Machine S^op Crick Plant,
Pearl Button Work.-, Motor-boat Fac?
tory needed at
West Point, Va.
I.Im from hie wife anil children, and
on tho duchess'* death from chagrin,
and sorrow, he married her six weeks
later In Florida, where he was living
with tier a; the time. W hen -tie duke
died H was foun.i that lie had be?
queathed mi iiU nunentailcd fortuno'
to his widow: and a lawsuit ensued,
which led to lier Itnprl.-ojtini. nt in Hol-I
loway tail on the charge of destroy?
ing evidence, and later to her .surrun?
der of a portion of the properly.
Owing io tho nodal ostracism to'
which the "Blair Duchess," a? she was.
called, was subjoclsd ever after, the
position of her daughter Jullii Blair
was v,ry difficult, und on one oc-|
"i .. xii. ..... .?????.. ... . I
mother to the Chapel Kdyel at St.
James's Palace, tin- two women were
turned out <>f the Peeresses' Gallery
on the ground that the duchess, tiiuu^u
a peeress, was barred from court, and
that Miss Blair nor being .1 peer's
daughter, had no right there at all.
In spite of the fact that site had re?
ceived a large legacy from her step?
father, the diikc, yet, qwing to the
universal unpopularity of her mother.'
site found It Impossible to meet a suit?
able husband in England, nut was
lucky, indeed, to wed a very good
looking Austrian nobie, ,>r tltu oldest
aristocracy of Bohemia, and to take)
up her residence on his estates far:
It would ?fem that the Vatican has
Information that the recent victory'
of the- Clorlcal-Ccnservat Ive-Govern-!
ment In the Parliamentary General
Elections In Belgium, have not ineti
with the entire approval of King Al?
bert. For In the messages which Plus
.\. has caused to be sent to Belgium,!
expressing to the government and to
the clergy, his satisfaction .it what
; Is after all the cause of the Catholic
School question In that country, omis?
sion is made of tile friendly reference
j to the sovereign which is customary
I in messages of tills kind King Al?
bert on a previous occasion, before
his accession to the throne, conveyed
I the Idea, without expressing It, how
' ever, that he perhaps might object
I to the clerical management ot schools.
At any rate, three years ago it bo
camo necessary to transfer the edu?
cation and training of his then nine
year old son from the hands of gov?
ernesses to thoie of tutors, several
Abbes and lav professors identified with
the clerical party were recommended
to him for the position. Albert, how?
ever, happened to know a young man
who seemed to him admirably tit ted
for the post?a very learned teacher
[of the Anti-Clerical Communal schools
j at Brussels.
j Everything relating to reliiion Is
! banished from these schools, which
are the pride of the- Brussels iminlci
! pal It y.
; No sooner, however, had Albert ap?
pointed this man to the post, than an
. outcry was raised by the Conscrva
I tive element, who Insisted that the
I raining of the future ruler of Bel
, glum, at the most impressionable mo?
ment of his life, should be contlded to
a priest, or at least to a professor
I from a religious college.
I They united In denouncing the ap
1 pointment as a thoroughly un-onstltu
: tlonal encouragement of the non-con
fesslonal school party in Belgium pol?
itics, and as an Invitation to his coun?
trymen to dispense with a religious
e lucatlon for royal children.
Albert did not vouchsafe anv pub
li- statement, but privately explained
that he was determined to remain un?
influenced by any political considera?
tions In the matter of his eldest son's
Whether this independent King has
! been altogether wise In this decision
[ is a question.
1 For he gave grave offe.nce to tho
j conservative party, which constitutes
the principal bulwark of his throne,
gaining for himself and his son mere?
ly the (l-'kle good will and regard of
that opposite class which furnishes
all th<- foes of monarchy.
Perhaps he appreciated this, when
harely a year afterwards, both he and
j his charming young queen were hooted
In the streets of Brussels, and pelted
with Socialistic leaflets. many of
which were rolled into hard wads in
order to "carry" farther, while pro
1 reeding in state to open Parliament.
} It must be understood that what tho
I "Liberal" and ??Socialist" element,
which has just been defeated, demands
Is, among other sweeping Innovations,
Universal Suffrage, which, in view of
tin- fact that the lnhorlng class Is
almost wholly Socialistic and nntl
dynastic, would mean the legislation
Of the monarchy out of existence.
(Copyright, 1912, by the Brentwood
TELE P HCrNE~COMPA
SELLS ITS FRANCHISE
Trnusf.-r Will Take Pluee July 1.
.Negroes Arrested u" Seri?
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Frederlcksburg, Va.. June 26.?The
stockholders of the upper E-appahan
l.iiock Telephone Q*fnpan.v, at n meeting
' here, accepted the proposition from the
; Tidewater Telephone Company to buy
j out Its line;- and franchise. The trans
j ler will take place July 1.
: Henry Warden, chairman of the Re
' publican narty of Frederlcksburg, has
? Issued a call for a mass-meeting of
Ihe Republicans of the city to be held
I at the courthouse next Tuesday night
jut S o'clock to accept the resignation
of the city chairman. It Is rumored
I thai Mr. Waiden will head an effort
to establish a third party in Fred
j The City Council lasl night elected
James R. Rawllnga and George Free
| mini as member of the City School
Board for :i term of two years each
] Judge E. Ii. I.. Chlchester, of the
'Circuit Court of Spotsylvania count...
I In the rase of the State of Virginia
find Spotsylvania countv vs. the estate
of the late Absolm McOhee to recover
buck taxes on the estate, has render?
ed a decision, tho result of which will
be ihe recovery of SC-IOn In back
taxes for the county and Stale.
Chief J H. Robinson, "f the pollen
ff ice of this city, received a message
stating that three negroes had board
, ed a southbound freight train In Alex?
andria and had taken possession of the
'train and threatened th ? crew. Officer
' l.obinson with Offices Hall and Stone
went to the station hero to await the
arrival Of the train. Each officer Was
armed, and when the train pulled In
each took a negro. As soon as the.
j negroes saw the Officers they jumped
iftom the train and ran and tho offices
I fired on them, not aiming to kill, nnd
after n considerable chase earn one
surrendered. They were locked up In
jail nnd will be tried when the evi?
dence is secured. It is thought it will
J gi hard with I hem.
?.Special to The Ttmes-Dlspateh.]
Weldon, N. C June 26.?-The Metho?
dic Episcopal Church here was the
s'ene of a brilliant social event to?
night at !? o'clock, the occasion being
the wedding of Hiram Petty Wall, of
South Hill. Va.. and Miss Mazie Bur?
nett Stnlnback. daughter of A E. Stain
back. The ceremony was performed by
Rev. J. A. Harnada}. pastor e>f tho
The handsome church was tastily
de-orated, and more than loo candles
burned about the chancel, giving a soft
light amid their surroundings 'if white,
grnen and pink. Mrs. W. T. Shaw
played the wedding marches. Mrs.
Raleigh T. Daniel, formerly Miss Ver.i
Pearl Snead.* of -Fork Union, Va., a
bride of n few days, snng with fine.
I expression "I Promlso Thee." Just as
The Gift of Quality
Is doubly appreciated. That eleganco
and fineness which characterize products
uf this store is recognized by all.
Richmond's Leading Jewelers,
Second and Broad Sts.
the bride cntfrc! with ?er father, who
nave her away. Mr. Wall entered the
church with lils brother. Herman Wall.
? it' s.mtli Hill, V'a.. who was best man.
Th.- attendants were as follows:
Seven little ribbon girls?Misses Vir?
ginia Nova, Mary Ellen Travis, Ida V.
,! ird v. - n i Stalnback, Virginia
Ow< ii, .1 ilia Turner and Florence Allon:
El little Misses Ella Bound
and Louise llayward. Then came a
dainty little tot bearing the ring, Miss
Elizabeth Puller Green The dames of
honor were Mrs W. E. Crutchflcld, of.
Greensboro, and Mrs. John Herman.i
Wall, of South Hill. Va. Miss Ltlllo
Stalnback, a sister of the bride, was
maid <>f honor. The bridesmaids and
groomsmen were :is follows: Miss Kato
Galusha, of Dtnwtddle. Va., with John
Wall Allen. ..f South lllll. Va.: Miss Jana
Wall, of South um, Va.. with, A. B.
Statnba k. of Washington city: Miss
Mary Blnford Sledge, of Weldon. with
Richard Thornton, of South Hill; Mlsa
l<ena Ridley, of Courtiand, Vn.. with
Ai r her Smith of South Carolina: Miss
Nat Ridley, of Court land, Va., with
Cralg Cornwall, of Richmond; Miss
Pauline Hethorn, of Blackstone. Va.,
with William T. Shaw, Jr.; Miss Annlo
Musgrove, with David White, of Rich?
mond; Miss Ruth Barrow, of Blaclt
ntone, with Paul Smith, of Chappels,
S C. Ushers?James Walker, of Rich?
mond. Wilbur Maury, of Courtland, Va.;
Dr. Davis, of South Hill, Va.; H. V.
Bounds, of Weldon.
The bride's flowers were Bride roses
and maidenhair ferns, while the brides?
maids each carried a bunch of carna?
tions. The wedding was followed by a
brilliant reception at the brldo's home.
Mr. and Mrs. Wall left to-night at tho
conclusion of the reception over the
Seaboard Air Line for Ashevllle, where,
they will spend two weeks, and wlllt
bo at home to their friends at South,\
Hill. Va., after July 10.
-.- , i
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Red Hill. Va.. June 26_A very pret?
ty wedding was solemnized this morn?
ing at Moreland Baptist Church, when
11. K. Varden, of Cleveland, O., led
to the altar Miss Etya Earls, of Red
Hill. The bride wore a traveling su't
of tan whipcord and carried ascension
lilies. Miss Julia Earls, tho miLtd of
honor, and Miss Elolse Erwin, of Mor
ganton. N. C, as bridesmaid, wore
white marquisette, trimmed In hand
wrought lace, and carried shower bo
quots of daisies. The bride entered
with her brother. John Farls. of Red
lllll. and was met at the altar by tho
groom and h<s best man, E. Bornleo
Howden. of the University of Virginia.
Miss Halley Townley presided at tho
organ. During the ceremony Mrs.
John Wheeler, of Elmington. sang
"Kor I Love You Truly."
The ushers were Will Carpenter. N.
M. Page, Harry Sutherland and Sam
The church was very beautifully
decorated with ferns and daisies.
Mr. and Mrs. Valden left lromed'ate
ly after the ceremony for a trip to
Northern points of interest.
Among tho out-of-town guests were
M'hh Elolse Erwin, Morganton. N. C:
Mrs. E. R. Mulford. Burlington, X. J.t
Miss N. M. Hlden. Oreenvllle, S. C.j
Mrs. A. C- Ray. Ashland, and Miss
I Clyde Barr. Amtierst.
Will Meet at Norfolk.
iSpeclal to The Tlmes-DUrpatch.1
Norfolk, Va., Juno 26.?The ninth.
j annual convention of the Virginia,
Rural Letter Carriers' Association w.-.
1 be held In Norfolk July i. 5 and 6.
The meeting will be called to order
the evening of tho 4th at 8:30 o'clock.
Among the prominent speakers who
will attend aro Hon. P. V. DeGraw,
Vfourth assistant fiastmaster-general;
W. D. Brown, editor R. F. D. News;
Edgar Allan, postmaster at Richmond;
Stlth Boiling, postmaster at Peters?
burg: Hon. P. St. J. Wilson. State
Highway Commissioner, and several
I Norfolk speakers.
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