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? * Former Trial.-.
MASSIE S CHAIR AS EVIDENCE
Stdna Ulea and His VViie Both
Show Great 5tr.un
[Special to Th- Tlm< i-Dlapoti b \
Wythevill*. V?.. I . :. -The
tri.-1 "f si.inn Allan t*n ttu si rdor
?>f w M. lout', in Iba rftllevlUe
treved* of M.i-.h 14 l..st ???-.* resumed
this stern lag at i? ?> ><? e'cleek, .. feu
minutes Utter thnn the hour si.point
ed, the ?<-'a> aroaslrniri :?>? : .. ledge.!
?Jury and attorneys attending the re-1
mams et Jeroi 1 B Beibert t-> tri?
train Mr Brtberi dropped dead in the
?depot ycsti daj ifi noon, as be we*
Sh( ut t POSM tl - t its t-. return
home, aft< r having been esc ised from
per? i..p i ? ? Jurj
The opening sti '?? : m ? U ???dng con
rl-i.iv* last evening luds< D W. Be-1
iler. s:i attorney of HUlaville, and j
counael fee Floj .i Allen in the < as.
tried at HillaviUe, tri - tee first wit
jitees tot the ??-?-> ution. H< described I
lie letsi] ib< to tu end alz.- th> j
ngmrtroosri ir. Mill-'.lie. the surround-1
'let-' Of ? ? ... -1 greet :be positions']
\ot He various rctors in the tragedy|
laud ti .- pen taken ? ..t h as im-j
iaveeeed ;.? tlx tlm< on his memory. |
/Adhering to hi.-- >tet?ment? la former j
/trial* that th Brsl thot ?? .*i e from I
? CIsl !? All. n In norths --t cerner j
? ef th- courtroom, and that h< seer Ike]
geii front ihli -v.t -i. Jedge Mas- j
e<< near the ;?'.!.t of his right shoal
dei in his breast; thai he See the lint'
fl> front the lodge* ilothlng from tee]
Impact mal< be ?? I stated that too
eecond -i."t ttie from near th- Same j
poii.t as the ;ir>t. end thai the sprayI
from the shot era* i.i tke direction df:
Jadg* sfaasle, tl.si :,. lid not ?eel
erho fired it. but s;'mi. th. prls.r.
advanced oel of the bw >ke with a!
Tdst.d in his hand end he Hrod scv-'
era. tietes at the court oaV lals. tl
i >n cross-eyenalna 11 on. ti?e wltneesj
stt.?-'.i that of the four brother! of]
no;, d. Signs, the prisoner, ?ras th. j
or.'.y one present, and that be was!
there under process from court, as |
were th.- Others In.plicated, except
Claude end Frlel Allen: that Mrs. Md-|
wr.-ds, mother of isfdna. and Wesley
?Awards, was present irt court at the;
tltne of the shooting. The trend of'
the questions was t.. refute the theory ,
of the prosecution thai there was con-'
The chair In ehtch .Tiidge Messl<
was shot w ? then Introduced, end the!
?witness Was H.-k.-.i if h<- saw the <hair
eg* r..-.j .in i the hall found, und iisked
aS to th ? position <-f the chnir The,
pla^- of entrance <>' the ball is on thej
left arm. and n found . mhrrid.-?i inj
the padding oi j.,,. beck, <~>n re-ex-1
a mi nation, the witness was asked as
In points at which bnHs struck in thej
W I>. Torr.-.ddns. nr. e'.torm.v. Of
BtllseiUe, was next called, sad his
evi it-rice was the same as that in r>r-(
Dirr trials. I
C I- Howell. the f.,-rniin of the;
jury which found Floyd Allen guilty I
and fixed "lie punishment at one year;
In the penltentiarj. sad C. C Kane.'
enother men.Nor of the lure, gavi prac?
tically the ?am- evidence as on the'
?the- trials. |
Frank KowleP, one of the deputies i
of -.-.er'ft Webh. *us next called, and \
was subjected to a rigid roes-exeat- j
nation, much of it being booed upon
alleged statements made t-. other
parties s?or afte. the siu?otir.g B* 10
Fhfrtff Webb shooting at Fi .yd AIL i.
twice The witr.ess adn.Htec the
Hands and faces which roldcn,
roughen, t hap, crack and hum"
with winter's cold, sharp w inds,
made soft and white in a single
night by these pure, sweet and
gentle emollients. No others
cost so little or do so much.
CUttcVS gsee see1 OflBUaeet ?rid tbrotarbeut the
Basts' I :Nr?i - ? ii pie. ' i ?ni ir?l!f?1 fr<? with C-p
book teams') ntfcen im* IP. Hanta
ar-Tei.tle--f.ir. 1 m . ie?ve in > ou.lyrt win Cae>
rura t*cj3|> ?kei Idc I. Zht it rtom or by n?J
named was uncertain tis to eth
ere, qttalil i inn his aahjntatfcHi ?Uli the
atatemenl thai be based ins conversa?
tion: on rumois.
k ?' trlUseple was ilia next aitneee.
an,i nothing new wan eMelted! it: bti
Doth Ike prisoner and his srlfe ibon
?In a/real strain upon theni. tl>>' pris?
on, t looking worn and broken. !>u-r
Ing the examination <>: Witness i'<>?-.
lt-r. the prisoner araa taken anils sick
and there araa ,i suspension oi proceed
irus for Bfteea or twenty minutes, nn
til he rccoveriii from the attack
.1 ICH OF ILL Tit \l>i:s.
Senator t*b.tirn, of \rUnnn. in f lasa '
Washington. l>?cember * ? as a jack |
of all trades. Senator Henry r. Ash'irst. !
of Arizona, is put in a class by him
?elf by his biography, which is pub- 1
Itshed in the Congressional Directory i
for the new session, out yesterday.
After recounting thai in- becam? a
resident of Arizona when three months
o:d -tnd studied busineec, law and po- i
licical economy, th? biography con- '
"He has n ureaed the following oc?
cupations: Lumberjack, cowboy, clerk
and cashier in st?r?, newspaper re- ,
port-r. hodearrter and lawyer.*1
Benator Pall, ' Hew M< tlco whose
biography 'a another new feature <>f
the dlrectorv, i- alae presented aa a
person ?>' dlveraiSed employment it
is stated That be has worked ? a
farm, cattle ranch .aid .is a miner."
The nt her biographies appear prac- :
Ucally as they were in ih< last alrec
tory. published during the last sessiof
of Congress Although be has an-'
nour.c. d that !;? will act as a 'Pro- .
gressne" durti'n the coming session. ;
Senator Pn|r.d?xter is listed as a "Re- i
l.tu-tatnlnc Ulrikes Mourners.
Johannesburg. South Africa. Decem?
ber -Ltgktnlng struck down seven?
teen mourner.- whtb they were st.mn
lntr at a graveaMe in 'I.rmiston. in
Rhodesia Ont of them - as kill-d and
five others so severely ir.jur. <l that
ti.clr Uvea are despaired of.
"My goodness, you don't mean to tell me that little can costs Fifty Centi?"
"Makes about loO cups? Well, that's different."
"Let s see. that's about half a cent a cup.'
"And you say it's in powder, and a little over half a teaspoonful stirred in
a cup of hot \\ ater makes Postum instantly, and with a perfect flavour?''
"Well, that surely would be a comfort."
"Oh yes, some members in most every family have stomach or nervous
trouble with coffee, and it i fine to have a snappy beverage like Postum
that don t break down the nerves.'*
"I'm glad you brought to my attention this
SUBJECT OF MESSAGE
President Taft Claims lriuniphant Vindication
of Administration's Lip;omacy and Points
to Enorm us Expansion of American
Trade a Kesult of Its Policy.
Washington Dareniber 3?Pr? alOnt
I Talt'a Ural mt sssgi to the last sssdeeal
I of Congress In hu term n?s received
I uith cloae attention In both branches
legislative business began to
L>eallng nttrely with foreign re
Ilatiees and ftsaerli s'l commercial i>io
I ;i. ss in foreign trade, the message
puved the srey foi others Um chief
xeeutlvi srlt] u.j laisi dialing srltk
the nig rjll nations Of legislation ana
i govei illllent.
\ >?.lc ad Warnin?.
\ note Of warning to Kerooeen
powers whl< h l>y tndltect means. eon
linns t<> <iis. i intlaata against .\n.. ii
ran trade; ? -t?ng appeal to toe Con
? 'ss to uplift lSM great foreign poli?
cies of A merles above mere sjeootloas
i I partisanship; a triumphant vindi?
cation Of toe diplomacy of the adrnl.'i
Istrstlon, ethics is cherseteriaed as
thai Of "iollarn versus bullets"; g nias
ti mi p ?.<.?? In Um enoreeoue a*pen
alon ??; aan trade so s result ol
tbe foivlgn policies ?f bis adatteastra- I
lion, and an soraeet sppssl for Joint,
action ?j Cong rose and the sxecuttvel
to opei uew markets for American ln
dustries -those are the more strlk-l
log feiines i f Presldsol Tafts fourth]
annual rnossage sent to CongltSS to
The meeeege is the first at a 1
ries ot such communications which he
aril] mahe t<- Congress Is the early]
<i8\s tip- session and deals entire-1
ly with the foreign relatioaa ot the!
United states. Beginning with tee j
usual reference t?> the existing ^.....i j
illations with foreign powers, the.
Preetdsnl ados that these 'lav. be?n
strengtheaed b ?? s greater laolstencej
upon Justice f" American cttisens, pr]
Interests, wherever it may iisve ',?-en |
defied, an.l stronger emphasis ?.f!
lh? i.e..; oi mutuality ia commercial
ai.?; ell., i relations."
?lost POVeeed Nation I'rentmeni.
l or the hrsi time in Iis hist'iry. J
says the Preeidwnt th- Mate Depart-j
menl l;as obtained substantially thej
most favored nation treatment from ail]
of ti c countries < f the world. There- '
f. he say.', that it is only natural j
ihat competitive. countries should I
View with soire concern the expansion ]
of our roennsertre Hence, the erarnl*tg.
"If In some ins?a.:ces the measiir?<s
taken bp them t?> meet it are n<>i en?
tirely equitable, a remedy should be
To this end. the President strongly
recommends the saactment of the bill
r- emsaeeoed bj Secretary Knox last
December, permitting the governssent,
instead of Imposing the full maximum i
rate* of -luty against discriminating
Countries, to apply a graduated scale I
? f d Ogles, up to that maximum of 25 |
"Fiat tariffs ar>> out of date, saysj
Ihe President. "Nations no linger SC-j
.rd equal taiff treatment to all oth-l
er nations, irrespective of the treat - I
seen! from them received. . . . it is J
very necessary that the American g.iv-!
eminent should \>? equipped with wea-I
noes of negotiation an-, sdapted to|
modern economic conditions.*'
The rttate Deportment, an archaic j
and Inadequate ;i r-chlne." at the be- i
ginning ft this administration, the .
President says, ras become a new or- j
gsntxatlon. with highly specialized
burepiis and exports dealing witn |
every phase of Americas trade and di-'
ptomacy Holding that the essence of,
this reorjonizei service is found In
the merit system which President
Cleveland is credit-d with having in-J
trod need, President Taft makes a j
strong appeal to Congress to make j
this machine permanent, by giving the
for1 s of statutory law to the execu- |
tiv< orders governing admission to!
and promotion in tlie diplomatic and
. consular services.
tpoolntinrnta N no partisan.
To show that these nppolntme.it*
nr.- already largely nonpartlsan. the
President point* to the fa< t that three
of the present ambassadors are hold
[OVeN tnat oi the tan he has appoint -
1 ed. nvc were by promotion from the
rank of minister; that of tn0 thirty
Hainiaters appointed, eleven were pro?
motions, anil that In the consulnv ser
Vftee no lens than M naff cent of the
? onaala appointed bv Uim were treat
tin Koetbera states.
'Tie UpleBsacy of the p-eaeni ad
?ninisir.iiion has sought to respond to
modem ideas of coiiur. i. ir.l Intel
roarae," sa\s President Taft. "This
P<>Uc>- has been characterised as sab
?tltetlngj dollars tor bellete it la am*
I that appeals alike to I al sal ail 11 hu
I ma ai tartan aentlmenta< to lbs dee*
tales of sound aallcl a ad stiategy and
to legitimate coaaiaerdal aims."
The Prea ideal :k! s that "because
jmodern diplomacy is rnmaiartilgl tiiero
lias boon a disposition in some quar
tera to tttribut< t" (t navta but ma?
terial biUc aim*.
"How striking erroneouj is tacfa
Ian impression may be seen Tom ?
latudj of the iesuii> \,\ which the ai
plonsacy of the tinted Mutes can be
judged," says the P.? siel. nt.
lie mtntlene the arbitration tree*
I tie. with France and ? ? '?i Britain,
winch faile.i of confirmation in the
I Senate the successful tripartite .m-?li
;a(ion of the Argentine republic. t?ra-i
7.H. end the United iltetee, between
Peru and Kcuador; th. arldtratloa of
the Km. ne-Coata Rica boundary is
pute: tin Intervention betereen Haiti
an i the DoaUnJk-an republic on the
verge of war. th.- aappteaslon of the
Nicaraguan aai th- baiting ol Inter
nocini strife in Honduras i ad
Jnatnsoal of th. uelcbrated Teena*
Aries dispute between Peru and Chile,
and th. adjustment <f th< Peruvian-'
Ecua lorlan boundary issue
hi consequence >t rii.s.- things, says
the President, there haa been ?< gen
eral raelng >>f Into?national tension
on th.- w.-st ceael of South America
He also adds that the diploma y of the
United states in active in see kins toj
assuage the remaining ill feeling be- j
tween this country und Colombia.
1 ear's Ulplouuitic Work.
Taking up some of the detslla ol
the yen's diplomatic work, the Pres-.
Went refers with expressions of pride
to China, where "th.- p..11... ?.f ?en?
couraging financial Investme-it t.. en?
able that country to help itself has
had the result of giving new llf- and
practical application to ?he open-ooor
policy." The consistent purpose has
been to encourage the use of Ameri?
can cat ital in China, say* the Presi?
dent, to promote the reforms to which
fl at im ntry is pledged by treaty with
th? fnited State.? and other powers.
There h;.s been a vigorous as??s tioii. ,
also, he says, of the equal right of
th- 1'nite i States to a voice in all j
questions pertaining to Chinese loans |
President Taft make? the direct!
; t harg.. that th>- terrible evenl?
<orded in Nicaragua recent'j. the use?
less loss of life, th-- devastatt jii oft
property, the bombardment of the!
principal cities, the killings and the!
tortures and suffering, "might have I
been averted had the Department of j
State, tl.rcu^h approval of the loan;
convention by the Senate, '? sen per- j
mltted 10 carry out :t-. new w?ll-Ue-J
vt loped policy."
? In Central America the aim has j
!?? en to help such countries as N'lca-|
ragua and Honduras to help 'bem-i
selves." says Presld. nt Taft.
While they are the immediate bent- j
ficiariee. the profit to the United ;
State? is two-fold. he adds. 1 he I
Monroe Doctrine Is more vital 'n thej
iip'ghborhood of the Panama <"ai.il ,
and such countries should he relieved
<-f the Jeopardy of heavy foreign debts
likely to provoke International com
The financial rehabilitation -r these
tountri.-s by Aaaerleaa bankers and
*.ie protection of their cuetums hous- <
from being the prey of would-"..- d'e
t^tors says th- President, would re?
move the menace of foreign -rcdltors
end revolutionary -lisorder. Fu ther-i
more, the Halted States wou:1 pront |
largely 'n a businesa way throuphj
the devei pment of the gre?n natural j
resources of Central America
Sew Neutrality Lewa.
Commending the successful resuUi
0? the appll.-atlor, of the new neu-J
trality laws to Mtxlco and Other 1
troubled countries the President sug-j
gestr that rr.rana be found in id*i 1
tion ij prevent the- pro'eesl T.al i eVo-i
lutlonlsts from making Am-rrar.|
pcrta "foci" for revolutionary In - i
trigue He reiterates his deten.iina-1
uon to adhere In the ease of M- xloj
to the "patient policy of r.onlnter-}
ventlon. steadfast recognition of eaat
stituted aithorltj. and the ?v>rr. r.
e.f every effort to protect American
Other paragraphs of thr '..esj.igc-'
point to the -ncrease- of American do?
mestic exports by f;o.'i??.OoO during
'he past year, making the gr-tieit
total ever known. $n.20#,?i>t,0<?0; to
the agricultural credit svetem. which
he thoroughly endorsed, to the prob?
able neceeetty of an amendmen* of
I the fur aeal act to pramit Urn ting
k ling of seala. to a meeting of DM
1 arbltratore In Washington next year
to adjust the pecuniary claims be?
tween Great Britain and Ametlca. to
negotiations with Mrx'co for the : I
' trlbutlon of the waters of the Co-o? 1 -
' do River In the Imperial Valley a?-c
tleen, and to the financial rehai illta
ilon < f Liberia
I There '? merely historical referen .f
'to the Chinese revr/titlon. t-. the s mi
Dorrlnean trouble* th? rebellion In
r'uba and the Balkan War d"7-lop
m-nts. in which It Is said the I nited
Slates Is not Involved
TSe message . orr-l-i les w.?h an
?ppeaJ t-> ?"ongreaa Ig co-i-7*e."
.. t. a <?h lh? exec'itlV? In its effort*
apply tt.e ?,id prtr.t ;ples of dlplj-i
macy wbi- h hav< governed the ? oun
try. the momentous new eltuatlona
< f to-day. when America finds Itself
s< ?h< thcshold of het middle age as
a nation, -'too mature ?0 rontln.e
its foreign reietlone thoee temk. Tary
expedients natural to a peopiv to
?*rofn domestic affaira are th- ?
ARRESTEO FOR MURDER
? *stt*?en w?a "?eye He ? as Pre-re
Atlanta r;a r>?comber t ?Henry F
Vandleer of stontgomery. Ala. ? ?
leaf* night on a warrant
fi mm ' Montgomery ebarelne murde r
The warrant gave no details of the
< rtm- of ?bleh the prtnone- is accused,
and 4*d not gl'e the name 0f his at
veadiver arat arreatasfl Is tht cafe
In the drawing room refinement and taste reign and?the ?J?
piano completes the picture. In fact, it Is as essential as any <^?8
article of furniture or decoration without the piano the Tr^jjgp^
Why not make your Christmas gift to the ^^pE^DE^l^B^
familx .i Steinwaj or one of our other ^'^^^-^?JjB^l^^ff
Waiter D. Moses & Co. ^5^^^5^r^^^^
Oldest Music House in Vitgmia and North Carolina ^S^j^rT
of one of UM best hotel* in wir ,.it; .
In a brief statement ho tlectareo
Um arrest was made in connection
witn Um murder of Sloan Rowan neej
?Montgomery last Jim.. The prtaoaei
aseerted that he was Inaooonl gad
could prove Uumi he was in la. keoa
vUle. F!a . ?t the time cf the tra;re?y.
Me Sale that Be would return to Mont?
gomery to fare the . hurtfe. I'andJree
h- said to belong to a prim:-.ent ?ta
barna family and to rank :;lgh la sev?
eral secret orders
Montgomery, .via.. Decembe: 3 ?
Henry F Vandiver. formerly head of
the Vandiver <;rocery Company and
the Deacon Rrown Mannfa'-: .irl na Com?
pany, both of Montgomery, w ** eras
arrested In \tlanta Is fed
with murder In connection with the
killing of Sloaa Rowan, of rienton. last
June. The Indictment was returned
several weeks ago. C Walter Jones,
a former business associate 0f van?
diver vas Convicted In September of
killing Rowan and sentenced to he
hnr.ged It Is rumored that Tones made
a confession gBj implicated Vandiver
INCREASE THE COLLEGES
Plaaa for libtnlnlna' \eeewsary Kutid*
Made h\ ? (inference.
Anderson, S C. December t? Plans,
for obtainir.g lltd.oot ti IntreoM (he i
fii.-llltiee of the rhureh colleges In
the conference, assignment of pastors
to churcheg the coming -.car and the
selection of Rock Hill. B, C. for the.
next oanool meeting marked yesteiday
final session here of the 1M1 Confer- ?
ence of the Svith Carolina Methodist
Episcopal Church. South.
The report made to the conference
f?y the educational board and ?doptet?
provided for a isiaaoisju to ohtam
ISM.OM fOT increasing the pisnt.2 of
WOaTord College. l.*nd?r College and
Columbia f..liege. It was held that
the growth of these Institutions made
advisable an InTcase in their facilities
Appointment Of a commissioner of edu?
cation to prosecute the work of raising
th. fund and als ? to supervise the1
work of the flr.aivlal agents of the
earl one schools and colleges of the
conference wa? provided for.
Bishop John C Kllg-- announced the j
sppolntment of n tnlstres for the earn?
ing year Many changes In pastorates
' Special to The Times-trlspatc-.
Culpaper. \a D- centner 3.? PliesBix
Lodeje, No. Independent Order of I
Odd-Fellows, gave to-night at the
Mason: Ha.l an ?Uheruf banquet past I
reception. ."peccries were med? by ?
Andrew Towell Noble. Major K. 1- |
Slaughter. Major K. H. tilbsor. Rev :
T. W. Hooper, Rev. A. J. Harlow. Ma
?eg T E- Grlmsley snd Lewi? I? White-j
stone. The r upepe- Mandolin <"#'ib ;
rendere 1 se-ersl srlectlons. and Mrs ;
Frsnk Dmitri and Triine inener sar.g
several songs, being accompanied SJf ;
Miss Kassaa r'ant on IS* #ntsn>
( harmed Witt Stealing W bl.We*.
'Special to The Tirre?.Dispatch.1 j
gaWOQJl J. N. C- December sag]
ncg-ocs were sent up SB Supe-ior OOorl
note te-da> on the charge Of l-reak
Irg open t whiskey storage warehouse :
of J. F. I-udwick. in Salisbury, and (
stealing a quantity of liquor ?ho j
warphones doors were prised off. and
the missing liquor wee found et tne
homes of the men srreeted. TlM
?rhlskev t-ad been stored here ftf PJt'
era! yea's. J
News of Petersburg
; flolllnfbrooh street
i Telephone 14*J?.
Petersburg. Vi.. Kecember
j The rlritt meeting of the Sunday
i School Inatitute of the Episcopal
Church within the bounds of the Pe
j tersburg C invocation will be held *n
Grace Church. In this dt*, with morn
Ins;, afternoon and evening session*
This Institute ha* been formed for the
I purpose of fostering the wgrk of the
Sunday srhools thr'>uehou> the terri?
tory which it includes, which is the
city of Petersburr and the cour.r'.e? of
ChsatsefsaM, rxnniddie. prinee r, arg*.
Surry and Sussex. Beer? Sunday
so;i,>ol of the Kpiscopal Chur. h in this
I territory has been invited to send
delegates to this meeting and to Join
in the permanent organisation Ex?
perts la various departments of sun
da> gdheal work In this and other
? :ti-a will be present and speak
A permanent organization of the In?
stitute, with thr election of office-'
and adopt.on of bv-laws. 's scheduled
far th-> morning houi. ASboag the
speakers 'luring the day on question*
of vital importance will be It. E. An?
dereon and W W. Gillette, of Rich?
mond; Bernard Mann, of Petersburg
Rev. P W. Howard, of Norfolk. Ret
G Otis Mead, of Christiansburg, snd
others There will be a mass-meeting
IHlJ Mlth Wedding tnelverenry.
Mr aril Mrs James E Coldwell to?
day celebrated the-tr fifty-sixth wed?
ding anniversary They were married
in Grace Episcopal Church, ttjrn on Old
Street, by the late Rev. Churchill 3.
Gibson. r> D, on December 3. 1S54.
Mr OeMwell has long been deputy
eommlssloner of revenue In this city,
is e.arhtv years old. and is still an ac?
tive and young-looking man
Tteath of Klderlr f ltl-.ee
. an da K Slaughter, aged sixty
>??.?:.?. died yesterday sfternoon In his
home on By-ne Street, after a long
illness. His body was taken out to
MoKeaney. In Piawlestle County, his
former home, this mornlr.s for burial.
He Is survived by one son. William
Slaughter, and three daughters. Mrs.
Viola Royall. Mrs Mvra Best and Mrs.
Lucy Chap pell, ar.d many friends in
this city and DiawtsMsC
tddress to t olored People.
i Pr E. G. William?, of the State
Board of Health, has consented to ad?
dress the colored people o* Peters?
burg Friday evening in the Oak Street
j A. M E. Zion Church, on ??Sanitation."
"The address will be under the auspices
of the Colored Teach-rs- Co-operat'.\
Associatlon. of whl-h Professor J. M.
Gandr of th? Virginia Xermal and In
i dusnrlal Institut-. Is president sr.d
Professor James E. Shields, of the Pea
, body School, Is secretary. This asso?
ciation has elone and !s Ssstag sfj-ndid
j work in diffusing general sanitation
Information among the colored people.
The -rmpty Storking Clek
I This iub. which every year has
given no much Joy and comfort to the
! poor children in the community. ha*
reorganized for the same good wo-k
during the romlng <""h-lemmas season.
A aaeasaSblae has been named to secure
and receive contributions of all k'nd*
for - .? MOS folks, as follows Mrs. A.
Q M Martin, Mrs W. 1? Venahle. >r-?
Robert D Stiles. Mr?. R. O Rgerton
and Mm.? Dolly Snyder.
Mr anl Mrs Herbert r. Collier ha\ o
! return'-.i from their bridal trip. and
I are at home to their friends
The dwelling of G. W. Johnson
Wytas Street. '?av;T?>t ftre from a stove
this morning, hut fortunately little
, da mag- was done.
OPBRIIS <?K?.?.Io> UFLD.
Midwinter Meeting ?f Laymen* Mt?
' Of* rial to The Times-Dispatch J
Salisbury. N C. December 1>.?The
' rpldwint. session of the Laymen's
Missionar MSfSOBMBt convened In
Salisbury to-night for a three-days'
"?'Mlon. .Xft-r the opening exercises,
.?ddresses wee delivered by Bishop C
, K Kelson, of Atlanta, sasd Colone? K.
'A H a If ord. of Washington Among
other ?p?akrrs of national reputation
j on the program are W. K Doughterv
I and J Campbell White, of New \ork.
an 1 Rev W H Hudson, of Cnlna.
Ore ill Interest is being taken In the
Finn i\ n ? I ??! I
tt ll?r Time Business Section of Ton?
[Special to The Times-Dispatch j
, WaverP. Va. December 3.?This
, morning aoout 11 o'clock a Are. which
started near the Norfolk and Western
Depot, at one tim? threatened the bus?
iness section of the town, but citi?
zens extinguished the flames before
tl.ey destroyed anything except a few
small buildings and rue Westbrook He
' tel. Mr. Westbrook'a lost is consld
; erable. aa was W H. Morris's They
! are partly covered by Insurance.
i>IR?~.INI\ PO*TM ts'TF.Rs
NOMIAVfF.D B\ PRJESIDE\T
[Special to The Times-Dispatch ]
Washington. D. C. December I?
President Taft to-day nominated the
following Virginia postmasters: A. I?
Taylor. Parksley; D. W. Lewis. Chln
! coteague Island; L B Wolfe. Mount
; Jackson. ? A. Lindsay. Berryvllle. R.
I L Hart. SSeeaa Vista. J M. Haynes.
, -"ambrta C R Crabll!. New Market.
I Alfred Hayes. Vtrgillns.
KIKI11FR I? *EI.nCTED.
Will ?iirrrfd trevermor W Boon \% ken
He Goes to Washington.
Trenton. N- J . December 2?Demo?
cratic State Senators of the next Ne?
Jersey Legislature in caucus here SB
dsy selected Senator James F. Flelde"
of Hudson County, as the major.'y
nomlr.ee for president of the Senat*
Mr Fielder will succeed Oovernor Wil?
son when the latter resign? to go M
Vil.Hr> Body Found.
Charleston, ft C. December 3 ?
Sear-h--? BBS) r.lght found the body of
.?o?er>h M Thomas retired Jeweler o*
this city. In the Ashlev River, nea
tMS city. Temporary aberration of the
mind Is believed to have caused the
I msn to mm mit suicide Hs overcoat
I and hat were found near the nv<
I Saturday, a Saw hours after he had
Mail Order? Promptly Shipped by Prepaid Freight
Holiday Treats Like Mother Used
The Finest of Wines and
Liquors, Sent 'Prepaid to
<?ib?or Rye S year* old
<?ibeon Ryr. 4 vear? old
No /". <*-year-old Bourbon
Old Corn UTmkey
Prnnnv Rye .
Pen<-h Brandy .
Applr Brandy .
C>W Jamair* Rum .
Ramvjx Srotrh VVhiakev
l ehem A DrYYer Whukev
Bu?h Mill* Irieh Wrmk*
(rordon Dry Ciin
Ofor n?r> Mediu*n i ry....
( o?kb*irn Se?r?t Port . . .
I el Monroe lei 1*2.
ioi led ltd. It*
Everything for the Fruit
Cake, Plum Pudding and
Malaga Uyrr R-;.-in? 25?
Ferd Date*. 15c.
Mmcrrneat. prr lb . 15c.
Home made. 15c.
^helled Nut?: Palm Vut?. Filbert*.
Mmor?ie. Walnut.. Perarav-alao Salt
cd Nut? of herbe* oualrty
1 mport<*d I ??r*?n. 25c.
Lcrnoa and Orange Peel. Mr
?Notre* of all kind.
Send PmU) For New Catalof or
Phn? ra ndie? and ?eeet meat'
MM-MW Feet Broad
Bi? hmond Vi