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Give Him a Box
4 pairs in a txrx, w.irraiited to
Tu? opening dance of Lad KIcIiiii't: i
<;?-r an? Ctob took place IBBt night In
the >?<W oallroom of to.- Klcinii Njbi
Hotel, and marked a. otil'iant gather
I;f tlwi most exclusive society In,
ICcl.nond. All tfc? U-< ,i :i.ti"n i were
In pi:>lt OSWOre, ui'd the ta'-.lei hi tat
(.lit JLang reo in of UM hotel, tjrhOr*
rappa; Bbb Beeves saastt erelecjc,
*sr* all arranged :n .jii.k -.ses. WU
.Mru it. I'nJni-i. If.. Ud .-e U f ib ii
!/i :!:? absei; i- "f ChlBrel lo L?une
Mem. wiio baa lefl ilio Mnnday BUT'
HMK for b BBnaajaW of yuajs. Coloaol
s:e.t, will t attend ti c tlaaeaa of,
the cl'io this wlr.v.-r o:> utto'int ot j
S.-.1-; >f the d-' ita:ites -aiio Were;
iwce-'e.ted last nigh* '.ce.c Mi?* Als?
ton Drake, weaiing a gown of whit?
< ha-^nause finished wUh real lace.
Parma violets, with A C. Harrison.
Miss KlizaU-th Haches. In pa leal
yvUCW Charmeuse niade with panniers
of cream-colored chiffon and trimmed
in crystal, orchids und lilies of the
valley, with William Lewtou,
M?.-s Virginia <Tirlstl.it'. in white
?atln with put Beats BaraHnrea of reaJ
iacv an] rhinestonf s. American Beauty
roses, with Charles Worthain.
Miss Caroline Preston, in Bias crepi
A rr.e- ti Ueauty rose?. ?Ith William
Mis:; Josephine Clarke, in white
i ha'iii<<u*<' embroidered in gold, or
Chi**, With Mi. Mmtth
?Miss atlUa Christian. In white char
mi.UM; trimmed in eiystals and ihiio
st one s, orchids, with Ktuart <J. Chris?
M'im Mary Meek. In whit.- satin
oraped in chiffon and pearl embroid?
ered tu!1? taught up with moss ro?e
oud.s. pink roses, with Kiank Itlanken.
Miss Dallas la e. In palo pink satin
dt;ipcd in lace, pink roses, with Mr.
.'aines, of Pittsburgh, I'a.
Miss Mildred ?iriec. iti white Char?
meuse finished witli coral pink velvot,
American Hcauty i ones, with Dr. J. A.
Miss ViPglma <>rlce. In white bro?
cade satin trimmed in blue, orchids,
with Waller 1-cn'.'.
Maa* Martha riiroaM. in white eatm
d.-?:?ed with ijc.\ Slit will carry ot ?
ch.d'i and will -ante with Alfred
Tht chaporoin !nclud< d Mrs. It.
Carter Scot:. Mr>.. Charie? V. CanlnK
ton. Mr*. Julia* Ulli M a> I H(*l
t >i. WUIIaaaa. Mrs. Kppa Hunton, Jr,
Mis. .c*vii) Jaynaa, Url> Charta* ms
W j.-th.u.i. M?s. J, i >? inn L**hx,
Mis. Karaart LaataTh, Jr. S*r?. Arrhl
bald J. Battl* nn-5 Mza J. IL C.ian. er
Ii tl r V.unu..'? 1 la>-.
aaaa* Karat* v\o.:-,. :?.-!or. or Kaja
"?'?>r)r. r.a? 19* s>ol'i > e:.l? r<? -y atier.
nuo.i at a wonderful musicals gicen
in lit* Wortian's CiJ'i The kavlara
wert- eraafistd la the 'i- >r< with gfaeats
for t!i< oc-?&:?!?????. Shd t'.o ? uU.< i". e st*s
most enthusiastic lift its r, ct-pl:?:. 01
? he iniat. Mr, Walla haa a 'p**ad?d
t< no- vole* nMi a gm t <-..? of p<?i
riTjViI atadinatlatr iu:d ha haid h?t au
die.ice i-1'.iu'|i?<5 'hroush a J?"-.?? li.a
tttaaj groap *f deightfui aoa***. lie is
n\uch aoo^at for In Mitr Yo>k fur
afternoon roncart* ar.J dr.?.v.-i.i?, roem
He rend-red char....ng im>\ most
rl th-ji i I ha sweetest s- rt at i.. rl?a
with a brifh! jr.otir mi ouch the
-vlo.'e, and the hiailHl was most
?tu hunting. His low aotew are as
i. isned an', cltar as little blue flowers,
and when Mr. W*MS sung Harriet
Ware'? "Man my's Song" he was forced
to come back and sing it over. Th?
< rootling notes of that melody will
prubablp ha the one that the women
will nsjt aOBBShOdy ne\t door if she
ever h>arJ, and sing it over again
for her own pleasure Mr. Wella's
concert was one of the most '"rilllant
atataloaiaa tha.t has haea g ven at the
club In years.
( oncernint: John Powell.
John l'ow. i: gave a his recital la
\-- laa Hall in Dondon on November
13, at which time he created a tre
?i-eridous rsensation. Critics of Mr
an everlasting delight
That's what all your neighbors say when they
u-e Dunlop Flour.
Try a sack to-day and join the happy throng The house?
wife who uses this flour can al.\uys be told by the happy
srr.ilr on her face. Watch for that smile and tnina at
Made in Richmond Sold on Four Continents.
4 The Dunlop Mills, Richmond, Va.
You don't have to sample "Better Butter"
each tune you buy to assure yourself of its
quality. You know that it will never disap?
point you. It's delicate flavor does r.ot vary.
Try it spread thick on crisp, hot rolls?nothing
more delicious was ever produced.
Made from carefully pasteurized, cer.triiugal cream.
Wrapped in sterilized, vegetable pa.-cbr.-.cr.t parer Your
dealer telis it.
JAMES-CARTER CO., Inc.. Ricrmor.d, Va.
-* asMlen'd bv a veut to us aad tne l.inkir.j- over cat: attractive Oimtmas
Eeer/ er? ~xpevt? to 1* happy during ( hrt-tma? week, but wr hare
Wie:'- a hop pi rat Mirh an -a?y r.ut'rr that the clad iV-fin? . o.rtes ahead of
:..? esaaej .-Mr Vi?, ATf. purchasing the Rift? that on < heeatma? morning
wJl ,H:iht ?!!' frier I rtlaTivr gift. Leight from the va-ted - ?
v-e.wive mrm -l*] ?-> \l\Kl VOtH 5HOeHXCi EASY.
W'e T.'. e i ?. <- *'?> *4 ? ,: j\in^ a ill rind*
The Virginia Stationery Co.
The Sichnx.r. J Hmnc ?f Wi'ermin'i Ideal Fountain Pen,
'l.-> } 1 t'.n S.re??T. Richmond. Ve.
*'.ak to sec ' i..-a oi :tid!t.J?Mu iJnrtetmas Cards."
Gift Suggestions in
Solid Gold Jewelery
A collection of beautiful v.iffs in solid gold, for ladies and
men, which you tan choose with full assurance of its good tnsti.
Reliable quality and ?f fair price.
Small Gold Petulant*
and assorted s-toncs,
$1.62 to .
Short Fine Gold
(jcntlcmen's St irk
Km, 79c to.
Solid Gold fcCksps, ?1 QQ
79c to .
Solid (,..l<i Handle
Km ire*. $2.38 to . . . .
Indies' Plain and Hand-Carved
Fine assortment of
Gi Id !... \ ,!!,.?,,$2.50 (J^
Solid Gold Collar Pin-, plain
Good assortment of Daintv" Lit?
tle < sold hes, $1.62
' PoWl 11'? n.i.sio have been most en
j (hu*.'ii: tic in their praiae ot hi in. and
jna rc-Itals in England and M the
f*BBflaeal iiav.- been LI? ovations from
it ginning lo i-rni.
The London Standard, of Nov Blbef
' '.0. has the following to say cone. rn
i mff Mr. Powell's recital the cwianK
I i revious:
"TI'oso who were not present al th'
.iiMiiolui te re-eMaJ given by John Pew
< Jl at Aeolian Mall last night probably
missed one of the most rt marK.toh
[ performances of Liszal's B Minor So?
nata that lyjndon has 8VST hi aril. Mr
I'oweli has for some lime been h.K-'.
up the ladder of planistie fame, bul
its is not too much to cay tuat alte,
last night he haa one foot, if not
ooth. on the topmost rung. I'or once,
at any rate, we realized the full ap?
peal of a work which did so much to
:rte pianoforte music from the shack.e-s
ot formalism. Such clearmss ot
/laden and execution. Bach burning
eioijucrice and tender sentiment, such
vivid imagination, such temp-atuoua
power, have seldom been crowded into
I one sitting al the piano. Perhaps th'
n.ghes; > omp.imeiil it is possible to
j pay Mr. i'ow. 11 is the admit* MOB thai
throughout era were almost unconsci?
ous oi the means by which the ends
were achieved, despite the masterful?
ness of the pianist's masterly left
i.atid. arid that. In the case of Li'zt. ;s
-uying ii grtat deal. Beethoven's A
Major Sonata, (jp. z, was chiefly re?
markable lor the entire a> sencc oi
tradition that characterized the 11 ad
mg. Early llaaiheTsa; is rut, as a iuie.
a particu.ar y aesthetic exercse, but
Mr. J'cwell furnished the exception."
John i'oweii left London laaBiadlate
ry for Vienna, where he will give an
orchestral concert on Wednesday. De?
cember 11. lie expects to sail --hortly
for America." ,
The marriage of M.ss Anne PfaBi
ants Gray, daughter of Jam-s T. Cray,
to John liraea* Voung, a-so of this
city. Will lake place on Monday after-'
noon. December 16, at l> o'clock,'
owing to .deep mourning in the family
of the bride, the marilage will be
celebrated very ciuietiy a* the home of
I iicr iu.;.i.. r, ^ .toJin Kirth Street,
The BaarriaSM of Miss Betty St-nley
da.gli.er of the late Majur fcdwarw
IMaaVey, of Jtr.usrrov. tiie., fern, roitc
ahite, to Captain J. u. Gtogan, it. A.
Ai '.'. non of air. ar.d Mrs. M**l"gntt_ j
Kbe Petal iienoit, C.urtra-. ile.Kium,
took place ...t St. Gabrie.'s Ch iren. ?v ar
wick S-iuare, S. U .. Lund n, on Taes-j
day, October -"J. Th-- bride, w .o. in the'
absence of her uncle. Co one. Stanley.;
C. B. was given away by her b.uther
iii-.aw. Bczley Thorn?. arete h--r t BVtta
ing dress of mule-colored < bavaseuae.
Her diamond neadi al ana ait Jajael ol
li.ie* and ro-ea were presents from the
br.degroot.i. who waa attended by Cap?
tain Hebert Chi.de. After the service,
the gu- sts were re el Ted by t; le bride j
sister. Mrs. John Crcssale, at II vvar
wi.k Street. Kccieaton Sciuare, S. v* ,'
Mr. Grogan. who resides at S3 Kc
cl-ston Sm i Bra, London, recently ha-<
ss med through the offi.e rtf the Ml
preme (Mart of Judicature, in that city,
the nani" "f Grogau, instead of his sir
name of Mulliean.
iir (Jrottan. like his cousin. C">ar|ea
K. Grogan. of *j;T North Charles Mreet.
Baltimore, is descended from John
Grogan. of D-r-|r ghy. at Grocanstown,
near Belfast. Ireland. whose house,
thciigh renturie* old. Is still In a re
markalle state of preservation,
lor wi?? Wilson.
Sirs Harksla'.e Lathrop was host s?
at a tea ft May afternoon In h'.nor ot
her sUtt-r. Miss H >n Wilson, of Char.-.
ton. W. Va. The house was BsVaaraTVa 1
in flowers and ,Mn.!'? shade-: af -.i:.!:.
and the table in the dining-room was
filled with plr.k i aaaa um! LarKa pina
car.dy b.tskt ta
Those assisting '.?: the dinirg-roo.ii
acre Mrs i-'r- -l P awaata, Mrs PicUett
Lathrop. Mis I: I. Gerd..!.. .Mi... : ? .'j
Miller. Miss?s Helen and Cenevievr
Lathrop. Mil William A :.; jsV.iic pre
?:?<? ?! al the r-"nch-:>"WL
Among those invited t-- m'-l Mis*
Wilson were Me*3en;.s Stuart Bow?s.
Tho;ri.-.s I: Sn-ad G-'dwtr. B.yV.n. ML
Whtteh.irat. II leogan G.?lsa.!. II
Has*ins. Miss- a Maw ?. Pat ton. l>orotHy ]
Christi.-.n. K.nh-rlto don.i Mi-drej and
Virgin.a Gr.--. Virginia W ltktns. Lora
Cramp. Sei. P its iirr.iiy i.yman. ,
Mir:1 . s ?! . Mafi: .'...- M . I ?<
? i Viove Tv er, l/ni Miller.
G?-nev:eve la.ir-.rcp and i'ar?l:ac
Mtk% II..race tf .f..rd. of Norfolk, haa
Issued In ilations for the marrli.ie ot
h.-r d?0).-t< r. Nellie Vi-ctr-ta. to Maaajft
MaassV P'-vd. the caremt ny to take
plaie on Wednesday afternoon. D-- m
l^r IV at '.:51. !n the First ?T-si-yt.
lim I'hurch. Ohent. Norfolk. On l.?e
rvening ??? f? ? "? wedding and im- .
mediately following the rehe r-al. Mr .
B ufo-d will fe nder th. bridal partr 1
and ont of '.own at. sts a brilliant ft
cepttot. at her home The v? na^r
s-ciety ret In Nnrfofc BSW a I? > Inc. de )
in the Invitations
The marriage la anm'ored of Frank;
rthron and Visa Cora lye Knwards ??!
Westr lnreland County f.i' ?eddins
took place at ? oc'oeh i??t Saturday
rft?rn?v>n at ItM residence of Mr sn?l
^?r? PM'IP F.. Kleber, eouaina of th?
i r.-i'. at ?II? Oanrala MM afta Morfh
west. Wsshrngton. and was atlendea \
only' hy relatives of th* bride and j
aroom The 1 ride waa MMMMl tn a;
tea retina aeit ->f dark b;ue broadcioui.j
white bearer hat. and earrled a be iat?e>t ,
of 1'llea of the Tal'ey and vlojet? ^he i
sttendrd . T ha, atsl-r. M ?? M?
dwar?1?. waa woro pi ik meaaaliaas.
?nd th- beat man waa M. L? HIB. a,
. - of -h? t-r'de Immediate y af
.,r th* reremefiy Me and Mra "?iraen
left Waehpcetna for thetr now home
?ear Warsaw. The bride la a aa
[ f of the Leec. oi Virginia, and
the BlRirJl nnd nissoti families arc
? amotiK the rrjosi peseataeat real
' of Vliginia.
( There will be a piano recital (trad
i ay the pnpile of Mrs. Wilb.rt tr. Atiey
at Kandolph Street School <>ti l-'nday
J evening. December 13. at S:1S o'clock.
AH parents ami friends of ine pupl.a
nr? coidia ly invited to atteadL
The Old Dom.nlon Chapter. L)au in?
ters of the Anierb an Involution, will
meet this afternoon at \ .??'> o'clock
at Ml East Grace street. All mem here
are urged to be present.
The WH.iams HeMOS'lal Circle of
Kinx's Daughters, will meet at the
home of Mrs. Hailey S.-.unders. ?*>
North l/iral>aruy Street, this afternoon
at 1 o'clock Members are a.vked to
attend promptly. -
In end Out of Town.
The Governor of Virginia and his
son. William Hodges Mann. Jr.. re?
turned on Sunday from Washington,
where they have been for a short stay
Mr. and Mr.?. T. A.Ciry left last week
for Columbus. Miss., where Mrs. rary
was called by the illness of her father.
Miss KJizai-eth Koberts. of C.ase
City, is visiting Mrs. It. It. Kooerts, oi
IdSI Monuiii'-nt Avenue.
Mies Alice Nelson, of this city, is
MfM nd.ng a week in New York, ahere
she is vis tin-i friends.
Mi* William Todd Uob:ns has re?
turned from a visit to her da-itfhter,
Mrs Hassell Cienshaw. in Annapolis.
Miss Host. P. -.schalt, who has been
at St Luke's tlospital for the pa t two
months, expect! to -pend the winter
at 100 Kast Ma.n Street.
Delano?V eat man.
Fredericks "urg. Va.. December 9.?
At Ebi-tni-r Methodist Cburcu In
Westmoreland '"ounty. Thursday, the
marriage of Miss Minor B. Ycatinan
and James Irving Delano, took place.
Ree. B. K. Hudson oiriciating. The
maid of honor was MUs Julia Bryant.
Willie Delano acted as best man, and
the other attendants were: Miss
I and Pa?-kett and Cleveland Helsas.
Carlton I'eianu and MlSR Ullis Delano,
the bride Is a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. George Yeatman.
Jury Discharged After Fcrty
Three Hours Deliberation.
Trial of Snead Postponed.
[Special to The Til.:. a-J la patch,)
Dai:>'..ie. Va.. &*sceaa>kf ?).?At 1U:-J
uc.u.K tn.a iiio.nuiK tiic Cooper j-ry
rsperted to tu? eaart Uaai u araa ate
able to agree. JuUsti i eatroas eat*
n,iK, u it. it was aiierv. ards learned
t.iat seven stot d tor a ?iltal, two t H
voluntary MUasaMathtar, IM tnre, for
murder in the second decree Tne Jury
Wi.s out for lefty Ihres hoars ami a
half. CMpag, Wtsea he heard tue for- -
mans j.u.ou at e in: t, express* d aecii
dis ippointnicri.. for M ?.is \< r>
SaTiOBB for a u.s,"oeltlt u of t- e ? as ..
ate wa* reeaaasard is ih> city jaii.
Aheie h?? meat twaeata un:ii aseros
The c .i?ai'.si C C. cn? ad. a
preaaaessat tkaaatlie citircn. f jeasa :>
erssaaVrat efj th. Heavel af JLaessrasaab
v.hicii was set for trial tale n.orinna
eyaa ceestsaesd nach* the atarah term
vjf court, ea aeeCh ? nude oy the Com
aseerweaMh's attorney, s n e . u htaaarg 4
'iit.i a dlit-r. al< tic i-.tjn t Hat ?'J
assisting V . liylor In th ? > Bat] BSl ?
roent ot State tenses and was lit ilcte i
by the grand Jary at Iii? teas teria
Th-- Commonwealth asked far a toa
tinmiiee on accoant of l*a> .or s .1-1 >t
In Buenos Ayres He Is the pi incip.tl
in ;lie < ?s?. and th1 Commonwealth ex?
pect* him to gn.. ftMMHl .-gainsi
S:i< ad. The def<:tdints c-> ji; e. op?
posed the continuance on the grounds
that their < l.-nt a ousiness wa5 suff?-r
ing by the d.-Iay. Judpe Peiir !-s ruled
that the <'oinmon alth . ?! ^roin-is
foi a continuance ?ud ta?r- -a, o . grant?
News reach-d here th.s <v n'r.g of
the curious death of Illbler Oakes. the
aix-rcar-old son of T. C uakes. of
It.-'Svillt. which i.ccurretf on eaiurta
?eeaaasj last at his narent*' home Th *
little iwy an i bis s*stvr acre at-nt <? it
so br n( home a cow Tne; pnaa?.l a
Sistv-etgkl-foot deep Weil on the.r way
and the Imy began rhrowlt?c Ml Ml mio
HV As he was throwing a ston he fell
in. Aid ass hastlir s mmon-d and a
negro w.ta let down a Ith a r?|f. but
was drawn up to the top after a few
mlnnte*. *eml-ron?<~ioti? ?' ? |?oi?..noii*
ras at the ;oot < f the well aatasj re?
st" n?ibl? for his nnd.li?n The boy's
body aas finally dragged up by haaetS
? SIM rel? Rereed.
;j?pecl?> to The T!-n< s-f ?Dpatcb 1
IIa ? nsonhii. a Vs.. Iieeralwr f.?
Carl MeSSl. k. foer '-a: a "| 1 ? ?
S match ? eater?-.av and to < h'd It to
Ms r'rese to see It hairr Tee m..tl ?
Jfrs. lames Messlck found the tin,
an ?leped In flames, an she mtH hie
Ufa tiv a-Tofl-rrina the b'ire with
Wet rlotnes The child wsa seieerele
heitted and wes at seer r?-y*<*r-4 to
rtochtngham Memorial Hospital lor,
SM iL ONCE ENJOYED
FAVOR OF EMPEROR
Countess Alessandro, Who Has
Just Died. Former Fasci?
ill LA iuiiiiiim: NC rOXTEVOT.
FBW save the initiated will have
recognized under the name ?1
? ('<>utitr?s Alessandro." wha has
Just died in Taris at the age mi nearly
u.';, tile lovely Countess Wal.-wskl.
whose name was on every body's Hps
during the re'iiii or (faecleoa 111., and
who wai perhi-ps the in .si fascinating
of all the beauties tht: enjoyed the.
particular favor of the ilmperor. In?
deed, the money lavished u;>o:i tier by
the goon-Matured man of S< .an was
a source of great Jealousy ami itri
taHUtl to the other ladies by whom ne
was surrouinl.J. Sac was, however,
the only one of thost- with whom his
name was associated, who did not <-\
cl:e the Jealousy of the K.-npress.
Hilgen.? a'-tuiillv app..t..-d to encour?
age h-;r husband's intimacy with the
'?'??unless \\ aiewski. i.s if se.-ln^ there
. in a sort of safeguard against other
i un I n.oie dangerous < ntaiiKlements.
; and if popular gossip is to be believed.
tije impress on more tiiari one occa
' sion took the trouble la eoaaole :ri>
I conn teas when Stapoleoii h iu uivin h?r
: cause for j.-alousy by aegreeting h>r
for the- sake of the famous Conitesse
de Castlglioiie and the Deeheea . of
i.itta, both of wboaa a era objects of
particular aversion to Fun. nie.
After the dea:h of CtMUIt W .b wski.
who had served in turn as s. nator.
ambassador to the court of St. James,
j Minister of Foreign Affairs. 1'nmler
: and president of tb- Rational i. ^isla
1 ture. the Kmnress appoint -1 his widow
as grand mistress of her household in
the place of the baclins of ilassano
. atiti I'ountess Walev.skl. Who was Ot
Italian birth and a daughter of the
, Tuscan fount and Countes-i ltii-ci. held
this post until the overthrew of the
Subsequently, she contracted a sec?
ond marriage with an Italian Count
, Alessandro. who ulso In Ohle course
: left her a widow.
She is survived by two children.
It sovf3 the seed rcr
grippe, pneumonia or
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Emulsion which effectively
drives out colds end builds
strength and resistance
force to avoid sickness.
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$8.00 24-pc. Tea Set
ami.Kit \N MBRAB ?Mt BJtaaOM ? <>,
?5 K.nst i., iah Street.
For Gilts at
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:US-\A2C, K. Main St.
Offers the beg chance .'or yoj t.-? bcaVl
>o:' nt'MC, .,uirk!> by ine.-ilia; i ??
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BIG MONEY MAKER*
Adc'reea O ?. I.. West Point. V*
Chri-tma?- gift 41.0 :i >n- of ail
kind* throughout .hr hoii
Frille? SAY. KS
33 Tears. Reaoees all desire for drink
8 drags. 812 U. BroaeJ St.. PhUa., Pa.
namely. Count Walewshl. ? r?um of
the War of if.o and who ur.cr reeiCB
In? t:om Um army with the rank uf
colonel became mm of tha managing
directors of the great nnanc.nl con?
cern known aa the CreC.it I/. jimai?.
He la married to R daughter of that
QthNtl Daaai who >?. ..^ >a? of the
principal commanders of the war with
Germany forty years ago.
The other child of tha late Countess
Aleasandro :s the Centette de Barvjr
?nieiiey, widow of :li it Oesati d? Haar?
? lUeiioy Who rt presented rrtAN in
.several aw oil a la aa niaistet plenipo?
tentiary and was for a Ubm tha ?:
or of the protocol at th depnrtrncn.
of foreign affairs, that is to ;.a>. tha
-?: and master of trie ceremonies oi the
Count Walewskl of the Credit Lyon
nals can boast of a BDaavawhai r
tic origin, ha lag tiJ-uay tha oiii.' .:v
ng grurnlgon of the Ural limp,rl or Na?
poleon, although, of course, not by
legitimate des. ot. It may be rraiata
bered that at the tlBM of Napoleon's
greatest glory ond power, whoa ha
ic,i? passing through U'.u s..?. r..
the rnoa: beautiful of young polish
aomoa arou>ed his admiration and waa
persuade.! by hat laaaias eoaatrjrBiea
and by the most eaaiaeat **eaiber* of
the na-tional party Which aim-d at tha
restoration of the kingdom af Poland,
to sacrifice her honor, like Judith oi
old, on the altar of patriot iana. She
was :ne briue of the ag<d Caaat Atha
. aaalaa Walaart I. and bore to tha aVa*
par Of a son. who was known through?
out the greater part cf the nineteenth
century as Count Alexander Wai-w
1*4, who was the husband of the old
lady who haa Just been laid to her
rest, and the father of tin- preeent
Caaat HfalewabJ of the Cre-it laroa
aala in Paria.
No one in Poland dreamt of blam
, mg Countess Allianasius WalewsUi fcr
iiavlng yieldod to the French Emperor.
Indeed, sh^ was the object of univer?
sal gratitude and praise- on th.- part
of the Poles, until It became apparent
th.'.t Napoleon's sun had set. and that
it was bejoiiJ his power to do any?
thing in the way of restoring the la
i dependence of Poland. Then, and then
? ?Vy. did *har Polish husband, Count
A .hanaslus Walewskl. divorce her. ana
not content therewith, too!i legal
I steps to disavow the paternity of the
son borne by his wife to the clmperor.
which under the circumstances was
hardly iieeessari, but which had the
affect of proven.ing the appearance of
the name of her son in those pages
: of the Polish, Kussuan, German and
Auatrtaa Ten rat ae" and "Vex he**" **
; voted to the enumeration of the- Wal
Countess Athanasius Walcwski after
he* divorce married Ma.shal Or aa no.
of the Krenah army, by whom bJm
I had no childr-n. Her son by (ia
( poleon I. was always treated by Na?
poleon HI. as a Bear relative, and.
like th- I nik- de Horny, was one of
his mos: uselul and trusted counsel
Caaat Alexander Walewski was
twice married; on the ilrst occasion
to I^idy Catherine Montagu.-, daugh?
ter of the fourth Marl of Sandwich,
by whom he had no children. She
? ted after three years of marriage, and
then commenced the romance between
the count and the famous r.ctress
? Kachel, who bore him a son who gave
j him a good deal of trouble and who.
i of course, did not inherit his title.
i He entered the consular service of
Franre anJ died as consul-general ai
Th- house if Walewskl is one of the
oldest of the Polish aristocracy and
has a common origin with the Colon
nas of Home, possessing the s.i:no ar?
morial bearings and heraldic devices.
It Is extinct in the ma!.- line; a fact
which it is w- 11 to bear In mim-, since
the name of Coloiin i Walewskl has fre?
quently been saaanMd in r.c.nt >>ars
by swindlers. Indeed, the only person
who possesses a legal right to bear
the title of Count Walewskl ar.d the
armorial bearings of the Walewskls
is the retired officer whom ! have men?
tioned above as being now a manager
of the Credit I.yonrials. He owes his
title- and his arms, however, to patents
granted by the French government ai
the instance of his kinsman Napoleon
III., and can hardly be described as a
dcaeeadauBt or a representative of the
ar.ci. nt Polisn hous- of Waiewsi.i.
since his father was laaalfjf r?p.idi.it. d
by the Walewskis. and acknowledged
as a son by the first Kmp.ror Napo?
Of the contemporaries of the late
Countess Alessandro at the court ot
the Tull.-rles. but few are left. The
onlv two ladies of the Kmpr.-ss who
rsaaala are the widow, d DaiheM d
Mouchy who was born as Princess
Anna Murat. of an American mother.
Miss Fr?ser, of Philadelphia, at B*a>
dentown. N. J., and Mme. I'arr.-tt-.
who as Mile. Houvet w.-.s reader to
Baaawee* and was promoted to th.>
rank of lade In waiting on the occa?
sion of her marrlag? In the last year
of the empire. The ?'Iten'nlsc.-r?
which sh " has published of ;ji ? court
of the Tuilcries are among the most
charm'ner that have appeared in print.
Ma* of th. aid. s-.le-: amp of S.i -
pol-cn III. surviN a Bat th-re are still
two who w. re attached to the service
of the prince irrperial prior to 1ST ?.
r-nielv. Vi ?? - Vdmiral Haron l'uperro.
president of fa Society for Saving
IM at assa aai f...- th.- Raffest of shu>
wr. eke.I y.i.i .rs. and i>n*r.'l the Slar
? iui- .1. i nt-rb-d to a daugh?
ter of that I?ik* ??" H.ssano who was
arr.nd chamberlain of the court of the
The Jlar-iuls I?u Bourg. the Mar-'
na's d'AuI.n and the ?v>mte Ita.nbeaux.
who w re rtiuerriea of Na;H>|eon III .
-r- stiff in the land of the living
'? ??. -s th- Mar.|u!s de Caetel
haj who was the grand huntsman of
the court. Frinr-racbinl Piet-l. who
i\ i- j ri-. ate secretary to Napoleon III.
.:r 1 wh > f .'.lowed him Into rail*, still
na in the service of the Kmpress.
;i?\ P-: ?per. . lose up m s'xtv yea. ?
as th" moat devote.: and trute.l of
ti:e -iers .-r th-- imprr-al couple
?If the women who shone at the
there atlll remains the widowed Coen
r'.'.ai. .id I. Cif-tales. fam?.-i? for
her rharm and b. au:v and who was
able t.. obtain through Th!.-ra. whin
the latter was Prent- ent af the re
. which had
ice en the
tCaaoright, ta::. hy the BVrntweed
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lal to The Times Dispatch ]
Lyaeb urg, Va.. December 9.?Man
ag.-r N risen, of the Lyackharg nigh
school basketba.1 ttve. bus announced
the following schedule:
January 4?Danville School for
i Boye, nt Danville,
Jaaaary ll?Kando'.ph-Macon Acade
| my. at l.ynchborg.
Jaaaary II -Roeneke High school.
! at rtsannhs,
February Danvile School for
Hoys, at Lynch burg.
rVeruary s?rr-.ndoiph-Macon A cade
. my. at Bedford City.
Fe''it:a'\ 1 l--Koanoge High School.
! at Lynchburg.
1 flaraei are pending with Charlottes
till* Hla-h School. Jefferson School.
K: Iseapal IDirh s;chool and Virginia
j Christian College.
Ment Denier I uromlls ?nlclde.
[Jpeetal to The Times-Dispatch.]
Lynehburg. Va.. Decesaher a ?Wilbur
w. GeaT, a weU-kaewa meat dealer of
I this city, committed suicide In the city
I market Saturday riKht by cutting his
I throat with a pocketknife. the Jugu
; lar vein being severed. He had been
ide.nl some hours when discovered. He
i was forty years old and a member of
j the firm of Qofl & Stump.
I>r. SaeKVe Will I'robnted.
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Lynehburg. Va.. I>ecember 9.?The
| will of Dr. William W Smith, late
president of the Randolph-Macon Wo
! man's College, has been admitted to
1 [rrOhate here, his widow, Mrs. Marion
Lore Smith, .lohn P Pettyjohn and Ed?
ward F. Mieffey being named as execu
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