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We have gone over the Sweater situation, and find some odd>
and ends, so we will price trwem low for lo-day only in this way;
ji ?t I buMM All-Wool Ladles'
Sweaters, In white, red and grey, plain
and fancy weaves. In slses 34 to 44
Sold up to 15.00. Si.pk.
hu? i.oi .. nt n proa
SWEATERS are made in the coat style,
with patch pockets, and trimmed with
pearl buttons. In white, ,grey and red.
Regularly priced tl 98, Si.so.
Tin: ???War i m: thin?.
dosen Wool Hlazer Sweater Coats, sln
gle-breasted, and fastening high to
neck, with rolling collar. In stripes,
navy, red. light blue and black, 24 to ii
sixes. $4.00 value at S2.2A.
THE nAI.4\< i: he hi H LADIKT
4m.or a ?w ha TEH*, f ingle-breasted,
rolling collar, worn high or low to
neck, patch pockets; colors In white,
red or grey. Were marked up to $5.00,
Palms arid spring Mowers decorated
the ball ruum of Um Richmond Hotel;
last night for the fifth dance given by i
the Kiehmond German Club. The gal- I
Jery where the musicians Were sta- '
tloned was draped in smila.v and th
tables in the dining room of the hotel.
Mill ri supper was served at U ?'Clock,
were decorated in Jonquils and tulips
William H. Palmer, Jr.. led the ^r
man. Guests, from a distance attend?
ing this dance were Mr. and Mrs. Has
L Talbott. of Brookline. Mass.. M'ss
Ettas k.elding Miles, at the Universityj
of Virginia. Miss Matilda Caldwell, ot
fAiUisvillr, K>. Colone! Pf, YV\ Old,
Jr? of Norfolk, George Forsythe. oi
Albeinarle County: Miss
?W??tover--. John Kl Spitt,
Ga ; John S Harrold, of
Haek Cross W eddlna Trip.
Mr. and Mrs James Snead, who were
-lir.-.'d In New Orleans on January 12,
have returned to their home lri Albe
marie County. They ?\pect to make
tiieir residence for the next few
months at ? Greenfields," near Warren,
the horn- of Mr and Mrs William H
l.anghorne. arid will move later into.
th'ir new home at Ksniont. now in trie
process of erection. M:s Snead is
wll known in Richmond, and Miss
tatty M'-ad Po?t and Mr. Snead formerly
resided in kynchburg.
Miss Luelle i'hapman Woods, daugh?
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Meredith
Wo.els, and IJeutenant Levin Hicks i
? 'arnpbell. Jr.. of the Coast Artillery
Corps. L'nited States Army, will be
Made in Richmond
Asa your aesier or ,niun* us?, mi.
i .. ??r?how to get ? s
$8.00 42-pc. Dinner Set
AWKRICAII RRr.AD * > 7> niKIMi CO.
_? tCeaw LetarS Street._
tei East Breed afreet.
Special dlsplaya of new fall atyles !n
Sample Shoes, Half
Kllli ??F IM'
Corner 5th and Broad
Use Pratt'* Attraal Oil for
N. Klein & Son, Ina
620 Eatt Broad.
The Hon?? of FasluM
Bernard Frances I Co.
Broad and Fifth St*.
married this evening at 6 o'clock in j
the church of the Centurion it Fort?
ress Monroe. The wedding Is to be
one of the brilliant events of the late
winter season, and a large gathering
of guests will witness the ceremony,
whleh will be performed by the R*v.
William Reese Kcott. chaplain In the
United States Army. The chancel of'
the church will be decorated In palms
and Ascension lilies, and Cathedral
candles and lilies will be used on the
altar.'and standards of the same flow?
ers will mark the pews reserved for
i family. Lohengrin's Wedding
M i < h will be played at the entry of
tto- bridal party, and "I.* Boheme"
I very softly during the ceremony.
The bride's wedding gown is fash
\ ioued of white duchess satin trimmed
1 in rose point lace with a draped skirt.
TlM panniers are caught up with < lus?
ters of orange blossoms, and her long
tulle veil will be arranged with a
wreath of the same flowers. She will
carry prei?entation bouquet of Bride'
;-o?es and lilies of the valley, and her
only ornament will be the groom's,
gift, a string of pearls. Miss Clotilde
Woods, who will be her sister's maid .
of honor, will be gowned in pink ac- ;
eordiori plaited tulle, made with an j
overdress of shadow lace festooned j
with pink buds She will wear a lace I
hat trimmed In pink roses and will
carry an aimful of Killarney roses.
WorMnngton Campbell will be his
brother'" best mar.
The bridesmaids, who will include
Misses lx>uise ilolladay Campbell, sis?
ter of the groom, and Dorothy Moore,
of New York City, will wear quaint
gowns of white Charmeuse with
bodices of white lace embroidered in
; rhinestones. They will wear birds of
paradise in their hair and carry big
i bouquets of Killarney roses. The ush?
ers will be Barclay Trippe. John Mc
HSJUksnla. Lieutenant Robert Kmmet
Mason Goolrick. U. S A., and Lieuten?
ant Nathaniel Pendleton Rogers, .
V. f*. A.
A small reception will be given in I
the palm garden of the Chamberlin 1
Ib.'.el for the bridal party and a few
intimate friends and relatives Imme?
diately following the ceremony at the
church. The groom is a son of Mr.
j and Mrs. Letrta Hicks Campbell, ol
New York City. Some of the guests
I from a distance who are at old Point
for the wedding are Mr. and Mrs.
I^evin Hicks Campbell. Miss Louise H.
Campbell. Worthir.gton Campbell. Mrs
G. H. Moore and Miss Dorothy Moore,
all of New York. Miss Laura Kirk, of
Norfolk Har' lay Trippe. of New York
City Lieutenant K. R. Hoyt. United
-t.ites Ni'vy: Lieutenant S. W. Stan?
ley, of Kort Caswell. S. C.; Kusign W.
It Rechardson. of Harris. Ala : Ku?
sign F A. LaRoche. United States
Navy; Theodore Muller. of San Fran
Miss Virginia S\dnor will give an
informal tea at her home. 1003 Grove
Avenue, to-morrow afternoon. Miss
Sydnor is entertaining in honor of her ,
agp st. Miss Virginia Jefferson, of
The pupils of Miss Zeile Minor's !
piano class held their January recital
at l.er studio, :;i>3 Kast Main Street, on
Friday afternoon, when tlM following
program was rendered:
Miss Klizabeth Watson.
"The ?"lock".Kullak |
Miss Madeline Williams.
"Klves at Play".Wohlfahrt]
Minuet op. 4*. No. 2.Beethoven
Miss Louise Gibboney.
"Song Without Words." F major
? i Mendelssohn)
Miss Jennie Sale Jones.
Waltz. ??p. ??. No. 2.Chopin
Miss Marie Gibboney.
Miss Lucy Willis.
Miss Hl Hilton.
After the < lsss work a social hour
was held. This was the last meeting
of the first half-session, since Febru?
ary 3 marks the beginning of the I
t nsarll of Jewish Women.
The general meeting of the Council 1
of Jewish Women will be held in the
Sabbath school room of Temple Betb j
Ahaba this afternoon at 3:4.1 o'clock.)
At the close of the business meeting
an address will be delivered by Miss
Lucy Coleman. superintendent of the I
Richmond Training School for Kind
crgartners. Miss Coleman will talk ,
on the subject of "Art In Italy." which j
will be followed by a violin solo ren- I
dered by Mrs Jesse Rothschild, accom- I
paiiled by Miss Merle Hessberg.
A social hour will follow the meet?
ing, and all members and friends of
Cue council are cordially invited to be
U the %rt Mas.
Mr* Jaffray Montague will make a
talk at the Art Club of Richmond this
afternoon at 4:30 o'clock. Her sub-j
jei t will be "The King's Castle In Ha
j varla and the Highway to Them.' and ;
she a ill illustrate her talk with a num?
ber of sketches of the very interesting
M the \\.>m.it '? t'lae.
Miss Jean Wilson, of Washington. I
gave a dramatic reading at the Wo?
man's Club yesterday afternoon. This
is Miss Wilson's first visit to Virginia,
and right heartily was she welcomed
in the enthusiastic reception accorded
her by the members of the rluh. before >
whom she gave her recital. Her abil?
ity is well known, snd places her in
the first rank of dramatic readera. '
She has been heard by Mr Taft, and j
has given any number of readings be- '
fore people widely knosrn and promi?
nently Identified with the social and
politics! life in Washington
Miss Wilson Is a woman with a gold?
en voice that portrays light and
shadow in a degree thst Is very fasci?
nating. She has s most compelling
personslltv. and sways and moves her
andiene? throughout her recital with
the wonderful picture* thst she draws
with words about the story of people,
besides being so very natural that one
feels st once Interested and well ac?
quainted Decldediv Ule most pleas?
ing reading that Miss Wilsen gsve
yesterday was "A Washington Tea,"
a monotnaree written eameetallv for her
by a Teaaa wwaseri. It was original
snd sparkling, and ae very true to life
sad Miss Wilson's portrayal of It wan
bo very good that she was applauded
again and again
To-morrow afternoon at half-paat 4
o'i lo.-k. In the club parlors. Miss Au?
gusta Daniel will give another of her
series of lectures on "Architecture."
Urm A B fin la en Is chairman of the
musical that will be given at the club
on next Monday afternoon.
A quiet wcddin? took place on Sat?
urday afternoon at 2 o'clock, when
Miss Nannie Helle Boyd. of Jeffrcss.
was married to George Anderson Pow?
ell, of King William County, the Rev.
I.andon R. Mason, rector of Orace Epls
copal Church, omciatUir. The only at?
tendants were Mr. and Mrs. Rob. rt
fefMaia Boyd. of thla city. The bride
wore a becoming autt of dark blue
cloth with a hat to match, and a
corwaae bouquet of lilies of the valley.
Immediately after the ceremony Mr.
and Mrs. Powell left for an extended
Miss Mary Worth Hulflsh. daughter
of 11 H Hulflsh. and George A. Troth,
of Accotlnk. were married at Grace
Episcopal Chutch at The Plains on
Wednesday evening;. January 2?. at ?
o'clock. The bride, who was ?iven
away by her father, wore a blue auit
with a black picture hat and carried
a shower bouquet of roses and lilies
of the valley. Si,.- was attended by
her slit.r, Mrs. John E. L*wls. who
wore a blue messaline gown and car?
ried red roses. Lawrence Hulflsh, of
Haynnirk.-t, was best man, and Clay?
ton Paxton, of Purcellsvllle, and Rob?
ert Lake, of Round Hill, acted as
Mr. and Mrs. Troth left for Aahe
vile. N. C . immediately after the cere?
mony, where they will spend a short
time, before coming to Richmond.
They will make their home at The
Plains on their return from their wed?
The marriage of Miss Sadie Eliza?
beth Mallory to C. Capers Boletteau
will take place on W'ednesday. The
wedding will be a very quiet affair on
account of bereavement in the family
of the bride-elect, and after a North?
ern honeymoon, Mr. Bolsseau and his
bride will be at home in this clt? at
101 i Park Avenue.
The Rebekah Peterkin Circle of
King's Daughters will meet this after?
noon at 4:30 o'clock in the home of
Mrs. S. T. Beverldge. 1S42 Monument
Avenue. A full attendance is dei-.i.d.
as matters of importance art to be
discussed at this meeting.
The regular monthly meeting of Dee
Chapter. I'nited Daughters of the
Confederacy Will be held this morning
at 11 o'clock In l>e Camp Hall. All
members are urged to be present.
The central committee of the As?
sociation for the Preservation of \ it
ginia Antiquities will meet this morn?
ing at li o'clock In the rooms of the
Virginia Historical Society on East
Franklin Street The meeting Is a
very important one and a full attend?
ance is desired.
The Branch R. Allen Auxiliary will
meet th:s morning at 11 o'clock in
Murphy's Hotel. Members are urgod
to be present.
Charity | flairs.
A musical lea for ?M Virginia Home
for Incurables will be given this even?
ing at the residence of Dr. Wyatt S.
Ba?alay. til North Dombsrdy Street,
from S until 13 o'clock. The affair Is
under the direction of the Branch R
Allen Auxiliary, and some of those to
take part in the program are Miss
Marie l>eahy, Mrs. W'esly Baker. Miss
Ada Kuyh. Mrs. Roberts. Howard Bry?
ant and W. II Baker, with Mrs. Mat?
thew? as accompanist.
Another t?a for charity to take place
YVjien you purchase an antiseptic
for >our own use. maye sure that it
? ontains no poisons. The safest way
... to do as thousands of other women
do?simply specify Tyree's Antiseptic
Physicians everywhere advise Ty?
ree's. because it is not only harmless,
hut is positive in its results. Its uses
cover a wide range, and it can be used
either dry or diluted in water. Un?
rivaled as a preventive of disease and
unexcelled as a douche. A ".'3-eent
package makes two gallons standard
solution. Sold by all drug, Sta Send
for booket alnd free sample.
J. h TyTee. Chemist. W aabinarten. D. C.
IIOFHKIMKR'S Half Yearly SHOE
(All is now In progress. It's the big
shoe event that happens but twice in
A reliable druggist is as e>-cn
tial a> a reliable physician. Try
ABOUT FEBRUART 1.
larger quarters and new locaUon,
805 E. Main Street
SMITH & WEBSTER,
Jewelers._*i: V.mui Male strret.
Just for Friday Specials
20 Per Cent to 40 Per Cent Off
on Furniture at
Jones Bros. & Co., Inc.
1418-1420 F. Main St.
dternnrr aaa ttaarcm.
Dt.u BirKORT r'SMtinr
aoLii "M ? by
in plain and fancy patterns,
this afternoon wUl be given at (he
home of M ? Engar Taylor, 1632
Monument Avenue, from | to T o'clock.
This tea la to be given by Circle No.
I 6, of All Saints' Church Guild.
la and oat <?f Towa.
Mis* Elise Fielding Miles is leaving
town to-day, after spending some time
here with friends.
Miss Fraser. who has been the guest
of Mr. and Mrs. T. fYancls Green, will
leave for her home In Lexington. Ky
.' this afternoon.
Mrs. Kdmund Pendl'ton Goodwin and
Miss Goodwin, of IBs Chesterfield, left
Saturday for an extended western trip,
whi'h Includes a stay in New Orleans
for the Mardi Gras.
George r'orsyth, who has been the
guest of friends here for several days,
has returned to Charlottesville.
Miss Rebecca Walker has been
spending the past week with friends in
New York City.
Francis Cocke. who has been in the
city for a short stay, has returned
to his home In Roanoke.
NF.W IHAI I) INVENT*:!).
londoner fiel? Monrr for Goods He Can t
London. February :.?A fraud which as
far 1; police record* show is entirely new
in the annals of crime, has this week been
perpetrate'! at the expense of a householder
In the West End of London.
The method of it wan this One morning
this week a picture dealer, owner of the
'.?orftan Galleries, King Street. St. James's,
was asked If he was prepared tu buy im?
mediately for rash a quantity of antique
furniture and china, the property of Gor
don-Woodhouse. of Park Place. St. James's.
? The dealer announced his readiness to con?
sider *he deal, and after an examination of
: the articles offers dto htm. which he ln
, aperted at Mr. IVoodbouse'a house, he of?
fered pUN for them. This offer was ac?
cepted by the man who had shown him
over the house, who claimed to be Jlr.
Woodhouse's seeretary, acting on his behalf,
and be was given an open check for SI. 1"?0
and the balance in notes In sold,
been swindled, and that ihc receipt given
I on behalf of Mr. Woodhouse was worthless.
: It turned out that the house he had been
shown over was an offer to het l?t furnish?
ed while Mr. V/oodhouse vras away. The
supposed "secretary" bad obtained an order
' to vtew it from a West End firm of house
t Later the dealer discovered that he had
Mean Thieves in Synagogue.
I Trenton. February 3?Thieves entered the
? synagogue of the Brothers of Truth am
?tole the silver plate from th? Bible assssr.
: The plate was valued at IMS. They also
: took the expensive robes of t?h rabbi.
BETTER RAILROAD SERVICE.
Perakoatas Business Men to Take 1*p
Matter \ Ith Antborlties
[Special to The Times-Dispatch ]
Pcxahor.tas. Va.. February 3.?A
meeting of tlit Hoard of Trade and
business men. held in the council
' chamber Satuiday. wr.s well attended.
A committee was appointed to wait on
the railroad authorities and ask them
: to give this place better railroad ser
' vice, as the connections made at
I Hluetsone Junction with main line
trains cause too grea* ? delay to the
. traveling public. Harry Gross and
John M. Newton were appointed on
A committee was appointed to wait
i on the business men and attempt to
' make a great white way of Centre
1 Street, the town havinir installed a
I new lighting system.
SETS l NR*! E PRECEDENT.
Judge Leaves Case in Hands of Jury
for One Voath.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Bristol. Va., February 3?Judge
Dana Harmon, of the First Judicial
: Circuit of Tennessee has set an
unique precedent in the law court here.
: When the i.iry tital heard the Jack
i son Blevin.i will case had twice come
: in and reported its failure to agree,
I Judge Harmon announced that he
' would adjourn court for one month,
but would hofd the Jury to report upon
; this case. He intsructed every Juror
: to report here DUM month hence, and
1 warned them not to discuss the case
, with anybody iride from their asso?
ciates on the jury, under penalty of
imprisonment. Judge Htrmon takes
the view that the people are often put
I to unnecestary expense by hastily dis?
missing Juries that have reported their
1 failure to c me *~ ar, apreement. His
ruling in this ? ase is the first of the
1 kind ever reported in this region.
Perry Brothers Must Give In?
demnifying Bond to Se?
Having lost out In the City Circuit
; Court yesterday morning. Romeo and ;
j Joseph Perry, proprietors of a saloon '
' on East Marsahll Street, brought a
new proceeding in the Law and Equity
Court yesterday afternoon in a furfher
effort to secure possession of the
dwelling house. ??i North Seventh
The Perry brothers bought the I
house at .1 court sale, confirmed by the
City Circuit Court, and secured from
Judge Scott some time ago a writ of
j possession. The tenants. C C Dicken
and Benjamin P. Fetcber and wife,
claimed to have a lease on the prem- ?
iscs, snd threatened suit against the
Sheriff if he ejected (hem Sheriff
Mercer demanded an Indemnifying
bond before proceeding, and this John
B Ga>le. counsel /or the Perry broth?
ers, declined to furnish.
In the City Circuit Court yesterdsv
morning Judge Scott sustsined the de?
murrer of Sheriff Mercer and dismissed
the Perrv petition for a mandamus to
compel the Sheriff to put them in pos?
session of the house. Sheriff Mercer ?
position being fully anstained sheriff
Merce: thereupon tiled a report, show .
; ing thst the tenants claimed a lease ?
from the former owner. whl<h lease he
has never seen. The court ordered the
Sheriff to execute the writ of posse.
slon when the plaintiff executes an
mdSannlfj lag bond In the snm of Stag
Later In the afternoon. Attorney
Gs/le filed suit in the Law and Kajnltv
Coart In the name of Borneo and Jo?
seph Perry sgsinst c c picken and
Benjamin P Vetr her and wife, la aa
action of unlawful detainer for pos?
session of the premises. ?*4 North Bev
enth Street Hh.rlff Mercer served the
summons la tan sew proceeding in
i ? rson.
PRINCESS HAIRIE NOT
RELATED TO SULTAN
Her Recent Activities Attract
Considerable Amount of
BV hA M?H?|l l*r: I>K KOVTKMll.
Tili: "Imperial Turkish Princess
llairic, cousin of the sultan.'
?That* activities In London dur?
ing- th<? recent peace conferences at .St.
James'? Palace, have attracted a con?
siderable am <unt of attention on the
part of the English press ami also ot
the London correspondent of sev?
eral important American newspapers. Is
not imperial, not a Turk, and not rs
iated, even In the moat remote fashion,
with either the Sultan or any other
member of the reigning family at
ahe is a Tunisian: a daughter of the
Tunisian Finance Minlater Ben Ayad,
wiio during the reign of Napoleon HI
;was accredited hv the then Hey Of
Tunis t.? the court of the T'Jlleries.
But eventually he fell Into disgrace,
and was forced to flee for his life to
Malta. The Hey of Tunis confiscated
his estates, for the recovery of which
his da chte.- lias ever since been suing
both the Tunisian and French govern?
ments, declaring herself, however,
ready to eonipromlse her claims for
the su mof ,2,oOO.uOO, which, I need
scarcely say, she haa not the slightest
chance of receiving.
Haine, for that Is her name, drifted
' witli her father to Constantinople,
'where alia beeaase the wife of Ali Noun
Bwy, a Swede by birth, who had fig?
ured as Turkish consul at Athens, and
' later at Amsterdam, after which he
'became chief of Sultan Abdul Ilamid's
foreign press bureau at Constantinople
'Like many other Turkish officials, he
beejUBM BtMPeetedl of leaning towards
Mo- Voung Turk party, and la order
ltd avoid arrest and exile to one ot
.those remote places of Turkish Vanish?
ment from which people never return,
he Herl with his wife first to Athens
and then to his native land of Sweden,
wh.re hjla wife attracted cons.derable
attention by ostentatiously becoming a
convert to the Greek Church.
Since then the couple have made a
livelihood, he by his writings .ird sne
by her lectures, the latter of which
give th<* most graphic descriptions ot
iiie drawbacks of harem Ufa in the
Orient and of the moral and inlellec
taal degradation to which Turkish wo?
men are reduced. She must have been
a handsome woman in hpr younger
days. Moreover, she Is gifted with
Had Serious Lung
Somehow there exist? a vast amount of
I s< ?pticlsin as to the possibility of curing
: Consumption. We state none hut facts.
, and are sincere In what we assert.
If we were afflicted with Tuberculosis, we
, should do precisely what we ., k others to
' do?take Eckman'a Alterative promptly and
faithfully. The reason we should do this
and warrant we have for asking all C'on
, sumptlves to take it. Is that we have the
; reports of many recoveries, one of which
Susqushanna Ave., Phils., Pa.
I "Gentlemen: For two years I was af
' dieted with hemorrhages of the lungs, the
i number totaled nearly one hundred. Our
family physician advised another climate,
us to remain would probably be fatal. Hot.
?ver. I remained, and in February of ISOj. 1
was taken with a s"vere attack of pneumo?
nia. When I recovered sufficiently to w-tlk
about the house 1 was left with a frightful
hacking cough, which no medicine 1 had
taken could alleviate. It was at this time.
March, 1SC*1 that 1 learned of and started
f Slag Eckman's Alterative. In a short
i time my cough was acne and I was pro?
nounced well. Since that time I have had
two slight attacks of pneumonia and I have
I resorted to no other medicine to effect a
I am at present in excellent health snd
feel that as long as I ran obtain Evkman's
Alterative. I have no fear of Consumption.
I cannot speak too highly for the good it
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BIG MOKBY MAURA
0 Dt L. Watt Peine Va
I eloquence, and possesses an undoubted
experlence of Turkiah life. But botn
jshe and her husband have long been
I la straitened circumstances; even the
Young Turks, vhen they were In pow
i sr. refusing to do anything for her. and
affecting to depreciate any services
which she and her husband may have
The couple live ln obscure lodgings in
the shabby-genteel Baker Street dis?
trict of London, and while they manage
now and again to secure a certain
amount of attention from neophytes of
the press, they receive none whatao
evr from the English and French
authorities or from the diplomatic
chancelleries of Europe. The real
kit!* of the woman is plain Madam
Xourl Bey. and she has no right what?
soever to the title of princess or to the
status of a member of the Turkish
Her husband must ndt b? confound?
ed with the late Nouri Pasha, who
was the second and certainly the most
able of the Turkish plenipotentiaries
at the Peace Conference of the Hague
in 1899, and who at the time of his
demise, shortly before the overthrow
of Abdul Hamid, was L'nder-Secretary
of State for Foreign Affairs at ->n
stantinople. He was of French origin
and figured in the "Etat If ?Pia, de la
Noblesse Francalse" and other standard
and authoritative rosters of the old
Frendl aristocracy as the Mcrquis Aa
'"hateauneuf. Ills father had gine to
Turkey from France in connection
with some railroad contracts, yielded
ti the urgent solicitations of Sultai.
Abdul Ax.2 to enter nis service, be?
came a convert to Islam and died in
high favc- with the Padishah as Re
? ?had Pasha His son Nouri was edu?
cated in France and Immediately on his
return to Stambjul entered the service
of the Sublime Porte. He married a
Turkish lady and had two jailglHarp
They. In 1907, attracted a consider?
able amount of attention by fleeing
from Constantinople, the French bl><?d
in their veins rendering them unwill?
ing any longer to submit to the restric?
tions of Oriental harem life. Escorted
'by their old French governess, they
I reached Belgrade, where they were ar?
rested at the Instance of their father, in
? obedience to the peremptory orders
which he had received from Sultan
Abdul' Hamid. But before Nouri Pasha
could reach the Servian capital, they
had managed to escape from the build?
ing in which they were confined, and
to make ttteir way across the river la
a small boat to the Hungarian shore.
: where they were safe irom furthei
pursuit, and proceeded to Paris
where they have since lived and
where they, after forming a close
friendship with Pierre I?oti. furnished
to him the themes of several of his
best bioks and articles on harem life
'in the Orient.
Their father subsequently managed
to recover the favor of Abdul Hamid,
-ut towards the end of 1908 died very
suddenly one evening at his house at
Constantinople, after swallowing a
j glass at water from a pitcher which
had been placed for his use in his
! library. There was no Inquest?there
never Is in Turkey, as it is considered
contrary to the laws of the Koran.
There is no reason to believe that UM
' murder was Instigated by Sultan Ab
,dul Hamid. What is far more proba
'ble is that the people responsible for
the crime were those evil rinss sur?
rounding Abdul Hamid who had every
;reason to fear Nouri Pasha's friukness
, with h'a sovereign, and his habit of
1 communicating to the latter matters
Which it was not to their interest that
he should hear.
No European sovereign is Jaat Et 1
present the object of a greater amount
of misrepresentation than that most !
upright and courageous of rulerr. King !
Charles of Rumania. He Is hell up to!
.ibloquy. both in England and on this
side of the Atlantic, as a sort of black
. mailer, who is endeavoring to obtain
j te-rit< rial aggrandizement at the ex- i
.pense of the Balkan allies in their
'war with Turkey, without, having thus
; far taken any part in the campaign or
contributed to its success,
i It is altogether wrong to compare
(him to Niroleon III. who. aftar ? '???
'Prussian victory over Austria in IMaVj
demanded of Bismarck territorial com-!
pensation on the Rhine for Prussia's t
'increase of territory, so as to re-estan- j
lish the balance of power. Bismarck
; played Napoleon until some tlgie alter
the end of the war and then defied him
to do his worst, knowing that the op- ?
portunitv had passed.
King Charles is to.) clever to permit
1MB What he now deninh Is -??? ' Is
absolutely determined upon obtaining.
i3 the reparation of a gross a.'t, of in?
justice to whfch Rumania wsr, sun- '
i Jeered by the Berlin Congress in 1878. ,
|On that -m-cRsion. although Kir-g
Charles and his Rumanian army had
?mat the Russians from annihila- ,
'tion at Plevna. Russia secured the'
f.sard of the Rumanian ?.re h -e t.f j
Bessarabia. Rumania receiving ln sorry
t-oirtensatioii the rod the s-v MS ? ? ail
backward Turkish province of the
foltudja. which fbja : as cor vom. d into
a flourishing and civilized province.
But the Dobrudja is entirely sepa?
rated from the rest of Rumania bv the
i lower reaches of the Danube. The Dan- ;
: ube interposes between :he Dodrudja 1
and the remainder of Rumania a long |
b.irder of water and swamp many
miles wide, which aasaataa II ? Man*asw|
: unity and Intercourse between the two
sections of the country. In case oi i
sn ???ck bv Bad
tlguous to the whole weste n frontier
of the I'ohrudja, this Human an pro- i
? vlnce could be overnight occupied by
a Bulgarian army, while it would be
difficult If not Impossible for the R;i- j
' manian army to reach It in time across
the mile wide swamps of the lower
Danube What King Charles Is n>w
demanding Is a strip of territorv barely
I a couple of hundred miles square,
.westward of the beginning of th? delta
character of the Danube, so as to give
I free pasaage of that river at a point ?
unimpeded by Swansea betw"n the.
D->hrudia province and the main por- I
tlon of Rumanian territory.
(Copyright, 1911. by the Bre-.twood j
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Annual Bi-Statc Convention Will
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The fourth annual convention of tha
Virginia and North Carolina Retail
Implement, Machinery and Vehicle
Dealers' Association will be opened at
Murphy's Hotel at 2.30 o'clock to-mor?
row afternoon. Prayer will be offered]
by Rev. George W. MoDanlel. D. D.,
after which tha address of Welcome
will be delivered by Mayor George
Alnslle. The response will be by .-V
M. Bumpass, of Greensboro, N. C,
president of the association.
Ati attendance of about 100 member*,
of the association ig expected, but. la
addition, cards of invitation have been
Ballad to every concern in the Imple'3
ment and vehicle business in the twa
States?about 1.000 In all?Inviting
them to attend the sessions. It la
expected that several hundred peopla
will be gathered together through this
After the opening ceremonies, an ad
dress will be made to-morrow after?
noon by Norman H. Johnson, of Lynch
burg, on the parcel post and its appli?
cation to the implement trade.
The annual banquet will be held at
Murphy's to-morrow night, beginning
at S o'clock. The af:-r dinner ad?
dresses will be by o. Groevenor Daws,
of Washington, editor of 'The Nation's
Business,'- and by former Senator A. F*.
Thomas, of Lynchburg, on "Cost Ac?
An executive session will be held
Thursday morning, when the reports
of officers will be received and sev?
eral matters discussed. The final
meeting will be on Thursday after?
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Vic-president of the association.
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