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E\cr\!i..(Iy Glad That Campaign
fur Y. IL C. A. Is
CITIZENS ARE LIBERAL
Practically Every White Resi?
dent of City Adds tu
Tini' .--Dispatch Bureau.
.*, fb.llingbrook Street
'Telephone 1t?.r, i.
Petersburg. Va., Deosj itier i.
Practically every white person In
Pete; sgejl g e. 11 I l.u t .d to the fund for
? building for the Young Men's Chrls
tlsn Aspoeiation- many of them veryl
t!bersll\ others according to their ahil
Hjr, and all wll ugly The result of
the campaign became publicly known
late last night, a hen It was announced
at headquarters late laat night that
the full sum aimed for?ITS.00'?had
been aab rtbad sTfctg the several
soliciting < omrrMteea reported last
night the result of their day's work,
tt was found that a total of %>?. "3*t
la'l been labStllbsd N te^e^ram from
Wat Rt '< i. Could gave a pledge of
$> 999, and other subscriptions added ;
St.II tnorf It WSJ then that t!i? en?
thusiastic frl.-nds of the association i
came to the r< a. i< Increased or dou?
bled their sabs, i Iptlsas. fltted up the 1
ga;>* and rolled the total up to the goal
of IT"..'>hn The announcement of sue-;
I'-* <a'i?cd grant r-.Jolri.ig among the ?
large crowd gathered In and about:
headquarters, and great rejoicing pre?
vails throughout the city to-day. The
high school boys, who went out solicit?
ing during the laM two days of the
campaign. raised %". 999. "Die women
who entered the campaign -alsed over
f; ?0*. The T/ouor Dsalers* Association
rontributtd $.'..''?'' The Hebrew mer
rhanta not only worked for the asso?
ciation, but gave very ?berall;
The Council last right authorized the
execution of a deed conveying the!
high school property, on Union street,
to the Y. M. C A This property, the j
most central arid eligible site In the!
city, was recently purchased by the |
association on which to build Its home
The building will cost ?~sjt*0. The.
equipment will cost $:.*3.n"50 more, the;
fund for which '.r. large measure li,
already In hand The association has
pledges of membership to the number j
of between *?? and sufficient to J
Bret alt current expenses.
The i^ouncil was In. session for nearly ]
four hours laat night a large amount'
ft business was transacted, and then
adjournment ?as t*k~n to December)
is finish up the docket. A trsfflc
ardleanee. with Important provisions.;
wsa adopvd, contracts for stre?t par- j
lng were awarded plars for public |
Improvements as contemplated under :
the new bond Issue were presented and
referred, ordinance* and resolutions'
relative to municipal mattera of va
rious kinds were Introduced and re?
ferred, the usual appreciations to the
several departments were made, the
question of a "white way" or, Syca?
more Street and of a contract for light - I
tng the clt,v for the nest five ;ea-?
went over to the adjourned meeting,
measures for the relief of the poor dur- J
lng the coming winter were naugu-i
rated, etc. The Council authorized the
appointment of four Councilmen and I
two Aldermen, a representative from1
each ward, to look Into the matter of!
reapporcloning the wards of the city
end the numher of representatives In I
the Councils !n 191S. as required byj
i'Slscopal ?eadar School institute.
The flrst meeting of the Petersburg!
Pu-.dar School Institute of the Bpavj
? opal Church w-.t? held to-day in Grace
Church, and was opened with devo?
tional servl'c conducted by the Rev.
T. P. Oandrldge. An address of wel?
come was delivered by the Rev. C. p.
Br>an. D. D.
The institute, which embakeet In ItSi
territory t1-? etty of Pete-shurg and'
?ha counties of Chesterfle'd. Dlnwlddle,I
Prince rjco-ce. BsgfTT and Sussex forj
a'l of which delegate* were present j
a-as permanently organized by the
election of the following officers
prag dent. T. r Ifesth. siia ptagaaewl.
Yred H Cole; secretary. R W. Prich-:
ard treasurer. J. W Wells librarian.
Mis* Mm.nie necfcwlth.
There were a number of SeMrassea
? n assign, d subjects of interest, and
-.?tltute rlos'd with a mass-meet,
Two Deatba Reported.
Jerome .1 Price, sixty-two years old. i
died this morning about 1 30 o'clock ]
after a brief iMi.ee*. at his home on j
HaraVag .-treat. He is airvlved hv ms j
WttS a-,<i two sons?H J. arv! Kl ' 1
M Price, of this city.
Albert M. Bishop, aged fortv-slx j
years d:M shortly before noon to-day.
gf p.tra ysls. at his home on Bank
street. He had h.en an Invalid lasf I
pome time jfe is survived by his wife!
end two sons?J M. and A. H. Bishop '
a sister?Mrs. N. E Bryant, of t.'lsj
etty. and two hrothera?P. M Bishop. 1
The winter Suit question!
Are you wrestling with it?
Come in and we'll help you out!
We'll help you by showing you
some of the best Suits you eret
Fabrics new?rut and tailoring
new and values new!
There's nothing new about pri<?I
?they've been about the same for
There's plenty that's new about
the values in our $15, $18, $20 or
$40 Suits, for they are the best
ever offered at these figures.
( ome in to look?you'll not be
urged to buy.
627 E. Broad. .Near 7th .
of this rity snd J H Bishop, of Ho: ta?
?rat Oa far Bobbery.
Levi White, negro, was ttits morning i
sent to the grand Jury on the .? harg
of assaulting and robbing DaMd Buili- J
fant, of ilttrlck. near the wharf, .asl:
Saturday night. Th?.- evidence agalt.st
him was clear. Two other negroes.
Buck King and Mtlton Williams, ar- >
rested on the same charge, weic Oia- .
F.agles F.leei nfflrtn
Petersburg Aerie of Eagles last'
t.ight e.ected officers for the ensuing
term ss follows: Fast worth., president.
Joel T. Brow i. worthy president, J. A
l>ornenlchello: worthy vice.president. I
??'as. W. Wells: chaplain. p. V. Lily. In?
side guard. E c Reasley. Batatas'
g.ard. W. L> Wheelhouse. secretary. C.
<; I'lessar.ts treaaurer. Gvo F New
aOat; physician. r>r. W. P. Jone;- trus- i
tees. Jos? T. Brown. W. II. RaJBaaj and
J. T. Tench.
I'ersoasl sad Otherrrtiie.
.Miss Catherine Johnson, of New Max- ,
Ico. who has been 111 with typhoid fe-,
ver In the hospital here. Is improv
Miss A lee r-iay. who has a:so bem
HI with t>phoid in the hsidtal. nas
sufficiently recovered to return to her i
home on Pine Street
* Double Msrrlage.
fSr-eeial to The Times-Dispatch] j
Frederick?burg. Va . December 4 ?
A unique niarriaa- was solemnized
In Madison County a few tars ago
ban :.e-.\:s DaJaea and Miss n m
Jenkins, and G. p. Jenkins and Miss
E 1? Dodson were the participants
in a double wedding. Mr. Dodson and
Miss podson are the children of Win
T>e.1son s'-.d Misi Jerkins and Mr.
Jenkins are the ehlldren of Mrs Bet:
tie Jenkins, all of Madison County.
i.et? Four Yenre BS Prlooa.
[Special to The T.mee-Dispatch ]
Bristol. V?, December 4?Edward
Serr.s. a j n-jr.it man. to-day was given
four years In the penitentiary as t Ii?;,
. esult of a trial at .lonesboro for
shooting and kii:ing William San-;
dera. son of a wealthy contractor in
a drink etand at Johnaon City. Tenn...
a few months ago. Sam's home at]
A?heville. N C
Chsrged With Marder.
[Special to The TSmes-PIipatch 1
Bristol. Va . December t ?Samuel
rireen thirty-five years old. who. two.
months ago. shot and fata ly wounded
f ssi s Thomas, a Bristol aeajjrttae
i.-. ;tuse. as he alleged. Thomas had
?een too friendly with Mrs Green,
was to-day held to the grand Jury I
. barged with flrst degree murder,
'ihomai lived six weeks sfter being,
Wsrreatea Paster Called.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
Fredericksburg. Vs.. Decetnrer 4 ?
Rev John .T. Lanier, of Wsrrenton.
N <".. bss been extended s call by
the veatry of St George's Eniscopsi
Church to the rectorship of that
ehurch to fill the vacancy caused t>>
the resignation of Rev. R. J. McBryde.
D. D.. who recently retired on account
of failing health
The Well Lighted Show-Window
~~ The well lighted and attractively arranged show win
r dov. never fails to attract attention. At night vou have
the opport.tiiitv of displacing your stock to people who
h.ivr not the leisure to otherwise see your goods. They
are attractrd ard hHd bv your display, and when they
arc ready to buv \our> is the store to which they go. as
they have been favorably impressed by your display.
Too much -trc? cannot be laid upon this feature of
lighting. The finest stock, if displayed in a dim. poorly
lighted window, cannot possibly show to advantage
Are Your Show-Windows Well Lighted?
I^et our llluminatinn l.nginer> suggest changes and
("all Madison 3400?Light and Power Department.
Virginia Railway and Power Co.
Seventh and Main Straeta.
Commissioner of Agriculture De?
picts Flourisliinj; t oiiditions
in North Carolina.
HIS ESTIMATE OF CROPS
Tobacco Vicld Cond and Friccs
Uest in Sc\ cral
IS'peoisl to The- Tirr.rs-Pispateh 1
Raleigh. N C December 4?The
State Board >>' .\er:rulture devoted it*
flrst session to-day to hearing; the an?
nual report of commissioner of Agri?
culture XV. A. Graham, which showed
receipts for the year aggregating
tltS.S9t.7l, of which Ii::9i4l was from
fertilizer tags. |;:.m from C I M.
tags. I.'.I.Tj: from feed stamps, 16 19?
for serum, I1S.SSJ from test farm*, and
amounts of |S?tM and Jess eaeh from
ether noun's. The treasurer's bai
^n<- is 13,700. The report carries no
statement as to the oil Insnsajlsn re
Celpts, However, the report. In re
r tear tagt work of divisions, states that
tiie legislature probably will consider
the matter of reducing the tax.
Tn. commissioner estimate* the cot?
ton crop at about the same at the ;jjo
crop, and the corn crop 2'< per ? < nt
less, whest about the same, hut not
as good uua?ty: oats and potatoes
fine and hay much above the average.
H? says imported farm supplies fell
off. haopily. from ttS.Mt.S03 in 190ft to
less than MaVtt.ttS In 1S11. The to?
bacco crop wa.? ?ood and prices the
best la several years, there was a jrain
af .13.19; in the number of hogs; cattle
fell off 2. ?00. snd sheep |,ttt, according
to tax returns
The commissioner recommends the
employment of an additional veterin?
arian It was found necessary to raise
the salary of ftate Horticulturist W.
at Mutt to $?7"'\ without the author?
ity of the board. In order to prevent his
accepting an offer from Canada.
Over ?a? farmers' institutes were
held, every county except Pare having
been favored w:tn them. Each of the
divisions of the department came In
far review?analysis of fertilizers, soil
survey, animal industry, entomology,
horticulture, inspection of foods and
feeds, farmers' institutes and demon?
strations, botany, agronomy, the mu?
seum, and the test farms.
There are now more than twenty dis?
trict and countv fa'rs ir. the Statu, and
Comniis?ioner Graham commended
highly the results obtained by the de?
partment In glvlr.^ aid to these insti?
tutions and to the State fair at IIa
GOES TO REWARD
HBS. ELIZABETH W. DAT 19.
[.-?peoial to The Times-Dispatch, j
Powhatan. Va. December 4.?The
fune-al of Mrs Elizabeth P. Davis,
widow of W. T. Davis, who d'ed af
her home here Friday, took place from
Red I^ne Baptist Church Rev J. W
Reynolds officiating. W. E Majtey.
T. J. Clement*. C M. Karrisa. John
I'obele. j T. Crump and H, J .Hansen
acted as pall-bearers.
Mrs Davis was the oldest citizen
of powhatan County. She was born
in 1?1.V and had been in good health
and very active until about alz weeks
ago. a hen she fell in the yard and
injured herself, from which Ohe never
entirely recovered, and a eene-a"
breakdown followed. Mrs Davis wss
not*d for her active memory, which
served her until about twelve hoar*
before the end came Often she ren?
dered valuable information to those
In search of family reeords
She leaves five ehlldren. Mrs F T.
Goode. of South Richmond. Mrs Bettle
Wood, of Richmond, sirs Anne tjoode
"W R. Davis snd U O. Dsvis. of Pow?
hatan. twent .-four grandchildren and
fourteen great-grandchildren. two
brothers. John Boetwrtght. of Goorfc
land. and W B ?oerwrlfnt. of Pow?
hatan. the hatter being the youngest
of the family, and be In his eighties
toe o% 20 per cett
Lard hard Tehacea Ceaapaay Deeaaree
f&avra IwvSekead sei Ossnaessi stock
Xew Tork. Pec em her 4.?Directors
of the Lertllert Tobacco Company to?
day declared the regular 3 1-2 per
rent dividend, and else an extra divi?
dend of 1 I-I per e?at en tu roaieior.
stork. The regnlar qeerterty dividend
nf i |-4 per cent on the preferred
?tork of the company waa alas de?
clared The extra dividend aa th?
common epperently puts that stock
on s :* per cent sa*ta
The Amerlcsn Knuff Compenv si?o
>ie. la red sn estra d'ratend of t per
<ent on the common etiwh togeth. r
i with the regwler eoarterlr divide,-*
on ih? common, end 1 ?-4 per eent on
Its preferred stew-h Hefa sempaajlea
! are former eonstMients of vt* tte
1 sorest American Ttfcecce Company
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News of South Richmond
WORK REACHES CITY
Steel Toner? ( arrylaR Transmission
Wires Between Miles Nearly r'inl*hr<t.
The large force of workmen, who
have for the past year beer, employed
by the Virginia Railway anj Tower
Company lr. the enction of steel tow?
ers upon win. h the transmission wires
conrse-ctina; the company's electric plant.
In this city with the new* power riant
on th<- Appomattux Kiver. near I't tera
burg. Iihv- how reached the vicinity o*'
South Richmond. The towers follow
tha line of the F.-tchmond-P'-tersbur*
Knsetrlc Railway Before reaching; th?
citr limits they will swing across the
fields to the river, and will there con?
nect with cables from the north side
The towers are seventy feet In
helsrht. They the constructed ot
ateel. The base twelve feet square,
and the tower tapers to about two
feet. The wires are heavy fnough to
transmit enough power to run the .-lee
trie line In e|?her city should th-re be
a break !n either plant A re-a rieh
power!?? ise has beer. b-%\'. at Chester,
but has not ye- b?-en put Info opera?
Injured fci rreaaatnrr Cinlosloit.
By the pre-matur- .xplosinr. cf a
dynamlr <ap. B F. Blunt, af BUI Hull;
Noumea*. Fullness. Bei? hinC and All
stomach Misery Disappear
In Five Minutes
I "Tried them all." vrwi *av. "and not
one helped me'" vVrll. v?>:i haven't
properly frted MI-O-NA >t<>marh Tab
fcu or you would not be bothered with
atomarh trouble to-day.
Perhaps you bought .1 box and took 1
one or two and then let the rent -'and,,
f.?ritoffen, in the rupbnard.
Make no mistake. 1/ vou will take \II
ON\ Mornnch Tablet* regularly vo?i 1
ran forever etarl all ?totnarh miwrv and
have a ?totnarh a? strong and vigorous
and a? able to dtge?t the heartiest meal
a? the best stomach tn America
If von -if?c t^m Indtce^s-n. Dys
prp->ia. <?a?fr?ti*. < atarrh ?* the "Mrrfnarh
or anv Strana''a Matn \nor nvocv bark
it v??t are di??afi?boH arith the reasafts
obtained from MI-O-NA. Price 50 <e?a
at ail druggists.
T'*ft> Deaf Co. fuarsatee ikssaB.?
Street, was seriously Injured yesterday
morning at 9 o'clock, wnilo at work
at the Southside Wood and Coal Com?
pany's yards. at Twenty-first and
Has kton Streets. The young man's
hand was teribly lacerated by the ex?
plosion. Two fing-rs wiere mangled and
amputation was necessary Blunt was
ir.ven medical attention by I>r. It. Tay
I?: Hawkins, of the city ambulance,
and was taken to the City Home for
At high noon yesterday. Miss Jessie
Jarob. dauithtieT of Squire W. A. Jacob.
? ?f F..rest Hill, was quietly married to
BsssMSl K. Bass, of Woodland Heights.
Mhhj friends and relatives were pres?
ent. After the ceremony, the ><>ung
couple left for New York. Mr and Mrs.
Bass ? he st home after I?e( ember
10 at their home in Woodland Heiahts.
I'aaeral of Mrs, I.. I.. I.rater.
The funeral of Mvs. Mabel Kastman
le-ster. wlf- of Unsoml I? Lester, and
daiiehter of Mra. Matlir I. liastrnan.
who died Tueaday night at 10.N <?' lo. it
at her horn* on East Twelfth Mr."',
will be held this afternoon at o'clock,
from the Balnbrldse Street Chu?< h Df
Douglas* FVoernan wlil oltleiate. The
intermen* will b*> In ?tun Cimetrrv
Mrs l<es'e- was thirt>-two vears old.
Her death ?ame suddenly Bes.de? her
mother and husband she is survived bv
five small el lldren. three hrothr-r*.
John J.. Thomas W and Bichard H
Kastman. snd ihres sisters Mis Arthur
Fetch and Mrs oeorge Cage* >f Ms sea
-h-isettea and Mis? Cr>ra F.as'man. of
Death of Mrs. Psrhlo??e
Mr* Rebecva A Parhineor -"<
s?r?r years old. died yesterday morn
bJBJJ at t o'clock st the |.'m? e>f hee
daerhter Mrs R E Eastwood, ?'s
I'ecatar .-tree', a'- - < sheet Hires*.
Bhe is sui-Ttved hy s1? children Mrs
R F Ea?twood. Mr* A ft Harber Mr
Edward Turner, j T snd W I Fsr
klnson. of Bouth Rlrl nond and Thomas
Oale Parkinson, of isle of Wight
The funeral will be held this after-.
, tmor at f ?'< iock frrwn th? Deeator i
Btreet Methodist Church, of which Mrs
? 'arkinsoa was an s<-tiv- worker The
service will be con duet. 4 bv the Rev.
J ?. M White The hurls! will he la
t..M?rr-s I so* Isar for r?tl Tae
Voter. ??a\e iietll to mor-ew night
to [*? their eapltat'on lave* All who
I fail to da so will he hs-red from par
ilcrsering in too nest election Through
I a *nlseaa> funding man- peraoas
w.-. ?nformed that the teaea eoalJ be
1 gads us ta Saturday alghr At the
office of T>eputy Treasurer T W. Brn
nough. Jr.. it was stated yesterday that
the time limit Is set at December 6.
Celebrate Goldes AaalTeraarr.
Mr. and Mrs. James Bellwood, of
Rellwond. Chesterfield County, v.-jt?
day celebrated their golden wmwtlBM
anniversary by taking a trip to Wash?
ington, which was the objective point of
the>ir weddinir tour of fifty years sgn.
To Mare Oyster ?opper.
The Woman's Auxiliary of the Meade
Memorial Episcopal Church will give
an oyster supper to-morrow nicht from
ti to 1 > o'clock in the parsonage of the
Ba.nhrldge Street Baptist Church. MM
J'orter Str.et The rooms formerly
"ccupieo" by Rev. James W. mirliarn
have been attrarflvlv decorated for
the occsjMnn. The receipts w'lt he ap?
plied to the new building fund
Katertain? la Hoaor of Rrlde-K.lect.
Mls? Marie I.yon Conke. who on Oe
, cumber ? trill become the wife of WO?
MB nsaaaaW If ??MIT. was entertained
Tumln ria-ht at the residence of Mrs.
>? <? ?'?-. o w A tsr^as number of friends
of th^ bride-elect were present. Fol?
lowing wedding trip to Washington
aid n.Ct'Tiore. th? young* couple w 11
Viaka t?iei- h?m# at ISN Bainbr ?!.-;
Fiaec-t l.ecal Battle.
WhS? promlaea to he an Inte, .etlnaT
: ral battle is slaa-ed for to-dsv
Hastings Oanrt. T*art TT., when Jod are
K-r.es- TT Walla will hea- tf.<- s i't o'
T .T. BusV an Infant, etc. ara'nat J B
''hewning A Co John A. tAfflh rerre
? -t? -V rdaintfT and IT M >
? * d~f?-dant company Th? ?ronnt
involved la $*.nor? for alleged personal
injuries received through the negfl
?ince af the defendant.
Will initiate raadlda.ee.
Two candidates wtH to-night be ini?
tiated into the mysteries of the order
r>v Manchester T.cdire. Vo. j??3. B. p. o.
E. which meets In Elks' Home, at
Eleventh and Rainbrldee Strceta
li.-nd'-rnon T?da:e. Vo jftit. I. o. O. F*.
will meet to-night af their quarters
fa T.>nev's TTall Elevejhth and Hull
Davis Council. No. fft jr <-> r A M.
will meet *o-ni(cht at Cdd-Fellows*
Mill. r:ie-hth and null Btreets.
Faaey ?sie at Forest Hill.
t'nder the auspices of the woTten of
th" <"*hurch r>f the r,ood Shepherd, at
Korest Hill, a fancy sale will be given
to-morrow resales* In the school honse.
bcKir.ninr at ? o'clock. Bupper w'll he>
Cha rlotf esville. Va.. December 4.?
Mr and Mr.? William Garth announcea
the engagement of their daughter.
Mary Elizabeth, to William Herbert.
Peyton, th- saaiilags to ho seeeae
rirred faaaary 4 at Christ Episcopal
."hurch. this city.
Saraee ?III i.radaate
Staunton. Va . Peccmher 4?The
Kma's rwughter*' Hospital of this
city on Thursday will graduate. *r1?h
appropriate events*a sit nursag tasa*
h?ve < on.plet?d th* prescribed ? ouree
They are M.ss Esther o B Oar ana.
Miss El's C KUae. Mrs Lottie W.
Mil hasSS. Mis* E'tle i. Gerdner. Mise
N'sney O Beek snd Miss Lottie U
of SEASONABLE "GIFT* Piff FS r-.rr >hr,?n in this
city. Something trorth your monev. ( ome and *Hrrt
them nrrw and have your rjrd attached. We vu'Il deliver
?< hri-tma-i eve or when you w;-r
Sydnor & Hundley, Inc.
GRACE AT SEVENTH.
GRACE aM> >EYE.NTH STREETS.