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VOL.175 (OldSeries.) VOL XX. (New Series.) NO. 20 WILLIAMSBURG. VA.. OCTOBER 10. 1912. $1J0 PHt THAR
AFTER HOURS OF HA
BUSINESS MEN HAVE LAM
POSE AT CQURTHOl
After about three houes spent in
finding out just hew many hairs
could be split just so fiue. a business
men's association was organized in
Williamsburg Monday night bv tbe
election of Harry N. Phillips, presi?
dent; Ur. H. H. Bennett, first vice
president; J. B. C. Spencer, second
vice-presiuent; W. A. Bozarth, third
vice-president; J. S- Charies. secre?
tary; S L. Graham, treasurer. Wheo
the association adjourned it was tc
meet again tonight one wtek ot
Thursday. Oct. 14, at 8 o'clock.
?. H Ball called the assemblage
to order announced the object to ti?
to organize a new association, or re
organize the old one. B. P, Wolf*
was then named as temporary chair
man. and J. S. Charles was ap
pointed temporary secretary. Mr
Phillips' motion that an entirely nev
body be organized was adopted.
In order to ascertain who waote<
to become members of such an or
ganization. the roil was called o
those present and practically all
nearly tony, signified their willing
ness to become members. Atte
this the constitution of the old assc
ciation was adopted with the un dei
standing that it should be subject t
such amendems as were desiree
Officers were then elected.
The following executive comm.
tee was appointed, after acommitte
had retired and made the selectioi
K. L. Spencer, C. C. Groat, C. N
Hall and P, H. Ball.
Atter the permanent organizatic
was perfected. Ur Bennett, firs
vice-president, in the absence of tl
president, who wus forced to reti
on account of sickness in nis famii
was escorted to the chair and pr
sided for tbe remainder of tl
The following committee was a
pointed by the chair to recommei
amendents to and if necessary to i
vise the constitution and by-law
and to report at the next meeting:
Messrs. J. S. Charles. B.
Wolfe and P. H. Ball.
The follawing committee on mei
bership was named: R. L. Spend
John Ty.er. J. B. C. Spencer. J
T. Shipman and W. C. Johrst,
The association then adjourned
meet Thursday night. Oct. 14.
HAY YET DIE OF INJURY
George Graves, the young neg
who was murderously assaulted
Lewis Moore, another negro, whe
now in jail here, in front of a To.
store a couple ot weeks ago, c
yet die of his u-.ury, It was s
the first of the week that Graves \
unconscious most ot the time,
tbat he was in a desperate conditi
The attack oo Graves is said
have been cowardly and wholly
called for. both men worked
Mr. Cary Branch, and had previo
been the best of friends. In a frii
ly wrestle Giaves tore Moore's c
and it was out of this that thc t
hie grew, although Graves
Moore he would buy him a
coat if that would satisfy him.
repiy was, "I want you." The
will be taken up in the circuit c
here next week, and if the in j
man die. Moore will be indicted
tried for murder.
Sick headache is caused by a
ordered stomach. Take Chas
Iain's Tablets and correct that
the headache! will disappear,
talc by ai, dtalen.
IR SPLITTING AND!
iE MEETING FOR THE PUR
ISE MONDAY NIGHT
SENDING OUT BULUTENS
The October Bulletin now being
sent out to the farmers of the State
by Commissioner Koiner is a good
It calls the farmers timely atten
tien to the importsnee of selecting
his seed corn for the r.ext yesr's
crop. The Bulletin contains a cut of
i' an ideal ear of corn. It is a copy
i of the Champion Ear of Corn that
? took the $1,000 prize at the National
Corn Show. The proper care ot
? seed corn is more important than
: many farmers suppose. Test re
. ports show sn increase in yield of 16
: bushels per acre due to extra care of
- seed. Some farmers are not posted
. as to what is the best shaped' ear c*
. corn to breed from.
v The Bulletin also contains a timely
article on the important subjec* of
i 'how to grade winter apples for the
market to obtain the best prices."
There is a plain discussion on the
, use ot lime..also, an article showing
- a common waste in caring for the
r com stover in this State. (Thc
Commissioner urges the use of thc
Silo on the farm.
There is also an instructive article
on the value and use Hog Cholers
Scrum to save loss from cholera ii
hoes. The article states that $75.
0J0 has already been saved by thi
farmers who have used the serum
There is a receipt on how to kee]
cider and wine. Also a treatmen
for the foot and sore mouth disease
that has been prevalent in som
sections of the State this season
The Bulletin contains a number c
analyses of fertilizers and seed
Every farmer in the State should gt
these helpful bulletins, which ai
sent monthly, free of cost, to all wh
send Commissioner Koiner the
names and addresses.
LIBERTY SCHOOL NOTES
Lanexa, Va.. Oct. 5?Liberi
school began the session of 1912-1
on September 30, with a large a
tendance. The same teachers wi
have been here for the two pa
terms, Mrs. Annie M. King ai
Miss Lizzie L. Jeffries, are bai
again and were warmly welcomi
by pupils and patrons.
Miss Sue Cleaton employed 1
the state to introduce manual tra:
ing in the schools o* New Kent a
Char.e* City counties, was at Lib<
ty School Tuesday and Wednesd
and succeeded in arousing much
terest among the pupils. She v
be a welcome visitor erch week
the school term.
On Wednesday the patrons w
invited to meet Miss Cleaton a
hear her discuss this phase of sch
work. Many responded and an
thusiastic School Improvem
League ot fourteen members was
ganized with the following off ic.
Pres . Mrs. Vernon Taylor; V
rou. I pres.. Mrs. John Bowmer; S<
told j Mrs. Annie M. King; Treas.. IV
Bertha Hubbard. Gentlemen a
conspicuous for their absence,
each of the fourteen lady merni:
promised to bring one to the c
meetiug, Nov. 1st.
A League Membei
Just received another lot ot "
Captal Linen'' paper, with envelo
to match. Genuine cloth texti
Nothing better for the mos
Pt per 30c per pound. Envelo
(SO rn boat) 20c per bot*.---Jet.
JR. HANKINS TO
The special board of directors of
the Eastern State Hospital, at their : I
meeting here Monday night, elected \
Dr. George G. Hankins, of Janot*, i
City, a member of the hospital staff,
he ranking as first assistant physi
cian. Ur. Hankins takes the place
vacated by the popular and efficient
Ur. J. E. Brumbick. who resigoed
to locate in West Virginia.
The new member of the hospital
staff is a son of County Treasurer S.
S. Hankins and is a graduate of the
University College of Medicine,
Richmond. Since graduating a
couple of years ago. he has prac
ticed his profession with Ur. H. U.
Stephenson in this county and was
unusually successful for a young
practioner. His selection at the
local hospital will be gratifying to
many people in this section,
The following account of the mar
riage in Richmond last Wednesday,
of Miss Mary Clopton, will be ot
interest here, where she has rela?
tives and friends:
"Miss Mary Elisa Clopton, daugh?
ter of the late Ur. John Fielding
Clopton and Nellie Summer
Clopton, of Williamsburg, and Geo.
Wythe Watt, son of the late George
Wyatt aud Amanda Swan Watt,
werai quietly married yesterday eve
nirg at 6:30 o'clock. The ceremony
which was performed by the Rev
Ur Russell Cecil, took place at thi
home ot the bride's sister. Mrs. J
.Manfred Call, Jr . 208 West Graa
street. The parlors were decorate c
in palms, lighted candles and yello*j
chrsanihemums. and Miss Annii
Coffer played the wedding marches
'The bride, who was given awr
by Ur. Manfred Cali. Jr.. wore
gown of cream- colored satin trim
med in princess lace. Her veil wa
arranged with orange blossoms, an
she carried a bouquet of lilies of th
valley and white orchids. Miss Mi
ry Mercer McGary was maid of hor
or and wore a yellow crepe de chit
gown and carried an armful of whi<
chrsanthemums. Little Mantre
Call and Elizabeth Summerville C<<
held the ribbons and carried bas kc
of yellow chrsanthemums. Tl
bridesmaids were: Miss Lizzie Wa
and Miss Marie Cranz. Their go wi
st j were of white point d'esprit t*ca<
over yellow chrsanthemums.
"Mr. and Mr-*. Watt left imme
iately after the ceremeny for
Northern wedding trip and on thi
return will live at 2115 Stuart aveni
Guests from a distance attending t
ceremony were Mr. and Mrs. I.
Geddy. of Williamsburg; Mr. a
Mrs. W. W. Grover, of Parsons. \
in- Va., and Miss Mary Schenck.
?"?* Oak Tree."
The many friends here of Mrs.
B. TreviUan. who is visiting 1
daughter. Mrs. Walter A. Van Ne
in New York, will be grieved
hear that she bas been very -s
en I since leaving Williamsburg. Sh,
ent better now. however.
Mrs. J. C. Pilkington was am<
some of our local farmers wh
coin crop was not a failure this y\
We have some samples from
fields, which will run about
bushels to the acre, and they
Dut verv good. He saved his crop
frequent cultivation, the only sal
tion o' corn in a drouth.
When vou have a bad cold
want the best medicine ?btainabla
! as to cure it with as little, delay
Old possible. Here isa druggist's oj
pe?lion: "I have sold Chamberla
ure* I Cough Remedy for fifteen yeas
|^ says Enos Lollar mi Saratoga. I
H. j*'***- consider it tha bett oa
' wk**.*' Voe Mit by til dearfA
IEE EXHIBIT OF J
Msny Peninsula folks have been
:o the State Fair in Richmond this
?reek, or will attend before it coses,
ind those who have not already been
there, should make it a point to call
at thc James City and the York
county booths. Each has its own
exhibit, and we are told they are
This report is no more than we
had expected, but in view of the
long drouth, we had feared it would
not be up to the standard. A sec?
tion of country that can produce
such products as are shown in Rich?
mond, in the face of a four months'
drouth is "some" country We con?
gratulate the York and James
farmers upon their successful ex?
DAUGHTERS E1ECT OFFICERS
Williamsburg Chapter Daugr
of the Confederacy, at their annual
meeting held in the home of the
secretary, Miss Lettie Warburton,
last Thursday afternoon, waa well
attended, and ail the present officers
were re-elected, as follows:
Mrs. Lyon G. Tyler, president;
Mrs W. L. Jones, vice-president;
Miss Lettie Warburton, secretary,
and Miss Lucy Vaiden. treasurer.
Miss Warburton wan designated as
delegate to the annual convention to
be held in Richmond next month.
MISS CRAWFORD TO WED
A very quiet wedding will be
solemnised Saturday evening at 7
o'clock when Miss Elizabeth Craw?
ford will become the bride of Mr
Edwsrd S. Wills, of Greensboro. N
C. The ceremony will take pla
the home ot the bride's brother
Prof. Richard M. Crawford, an.:
be witnessed only by the member:
of the family.
Prof and Mrs. Crawford have ser
out invitations to the wedding rc
tion to be held st their home from I
till 10 o'cloc I
GLOUCESTER LADY DIES
Mrs. Rebecca P. Green, widow o
W. W. Green, passed away in he
home in Norfolk last Friday more
ing at an early hour after a shoi
illness. Mrs. Green was a daughtc
of the late William Jones Baytop. c
Gloucester, who was ic . ed in tb
battle of Seven Pines, and who wi
a lieuteant in the Confederate arm
Mrs. Green was a first cousin of 01
fellow-townsman. Dr. T. J. Stubbs
She is survived by three childre
Mrs. Custis Hansford. Miss Can
P. Green and Mr. Ashby Green, i
of whom are known here. The bo<
was taken to West Point Seturdi
HARRISON DISTRICT SCHOOL NO
Our school opened last Mond
with Miss Emma Bonita ss teachi
We hope to do good work noe
her instruction. Our superintend!
psid es a visit last Wednesday a
we enjoyed having him very mut
Thus far our "weather calenda
has indicated fair weather. Are
*" you enjoying it?
Our former patron. Mrs. J.
[?a,. Rennolds. left last week to join 1
' husband in Richmond.
Mrs. R. R. Ferguson, of Norfo
youandMrs. H. Dandridge. of Ru
mond, have been guests of tb
sister. Mn. J. W. Parkinson.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Walker.
Berton Heights, art here visiting
latter'1 mother. Mrs. C. S. Nanci
rt, Rgb-My-Twa. wiU cart yat.
IEW SCHOOL DIVISI01
OY THE STATE 0(
KW IBU, CHARLES CITY
At last the Slate Board ot Ed oca
ion hasfcome to the conclusion that
he ont ot the public
Ai of tnis section can be served
)/ combining the counties of Near
-1 City. James City and
ne -rn*, burg into ooc
icho on. Ever since the
school*, has - .ted this district
-.as been handicapped in seeming a
r by the inadequate
tala - some unknown reaso*.
rd that thia city and
with I salary of $400
per eu. I he revj t was that oar
rats have beeta business
0 nen wr.o heid the
i wat originally elect?
ed ? ry. a
l*he i K-v M J Hoover wai
elect* id vacancy, mai
too ess tnan three
vears. th I < ity and county bas hat
three ditf ** ent school superintend?
Ihost who are io close touch wul
the workings of tne public schoc
iystem here and la James City
saan tbe deleterious
i trequent and su . ges ha*'
had aod desire that it hr tao i
'ne tuture. Those a-.io udow abet
ces ot Williao
James Citv; the litter unable tcmei
its bids ot long sta?.din*;, and th
city with no surp.ua an 1 hea ?
i?>ations to meet, feel that the t-p,
rate district cannot be rn ?
1 it requires more n.
the constant service or a compete
man without a-iv increase of t
The bute Board will nv
Kichmond tod.y / co nb.
.ne two districts i reta sup*.
New Kent ar.
.tas resignc to apply tor the n<
r appointment, whicn * . go
i- til) July 1 upcr.nter
rt ent tor the next term will be chos,
*" So far as known Mr, Coggin has
'? opposition. He is a capab
?e .nd will be a -to the peo
is of this city and county.
URGES URGER REWARD
Lightfoot. Va.. Oct. 3. 191.
r The Giz-f
Uon't you think it would b
a-ood thin^ tor the Gazette to w
up an interest amoug its subscric
to the end that a sufficient ame
of funds may be subscribed to
a detective to hunt for that ocas
a man who murdered aod rob
Mr. W. A. S. Adams on the Wt
September last? York county
offered, it is true. $50 for his cap'
and detention, but that is not eno
to make the detectives take
notice of the matter. leam ot
to be at least $200 offered.
Mr. Acams was a quiet and h
ble cibstn that no one ever
cause to say a word against.
was unarmed and I am sure had
in any way offended the man
so roully took his life. The vi
who killed him came to Light
tne Friday before, and on Tue.
killed Mr. Adams. Not more
two hours Etetore the murder,
perpetrator o. thc deed told a vc
negro, while titting oa the n
that he was going to kill a man
fora leavtof Ugnuoot aad into
N TO RE CREATED
IARD OF EDUCATION
. JAMES UH AND WIL
INTO ONE DISTRICT
away, le a few aiaattt til
made this dec la ra tuon. Mr.
passed him going troen Lightfoot to*
wards Ewell, tad the boy get right
up snd follosred him to Ewell, aad
from Ewell down thc road icadiaar,
through toe woods to the Willie
Taylor farm, and jost before gatiag
to thc tield shot his victim la tat
j back ol the head.
I don't suppose Mr. Adams
knew that there was say
tvhatcver of bcaag moletead ia any
arty. Thc boy bad been talking a
great deel to severai pc naas tad al?
ways seemed to be ia a good hutt tr.
always smiling. He to?d oaa gna
i ii as ri about what a greet auster ht
tat c his noose coaaty tad what t
splendid hunting dog he parsed, tad
1 nave no doubt that he wes talking
atong in the seme strain to Mr. Ad?
ams all the time he was waitung be
mnd him juat before he fired tko
We people oe thc
uet oagbt not to sit qouet
concerned under sach
and do co toing. If the aaa
caught tad puaaehed at ht
*ocne other evil minded persoc will
c r;.^ar?,e>l TO do
jad it cot worse. No
??n?' Ide ia sale while sach t
I MaM is aiaowed to ma tt argo He
jughc to oe caught aad ri tia It arith
?ecording to law. Let ooaaa dual*
nat he anil be doing wrong ia ticing
ne officers ia every pottioaa way to
n mg thc Deck to York ca ea ty
? nerc doubtless he wul Mdealt wita.
tnowgn some tender hearted
ciaons may tune too severely.
-cemoer as ' Toby" saya
mou ooait Not Kui.''
get that thc se ase ell
I says a.ao it mac will
in murder .ag. thea Wi
ahadtth man's o.ood. by maa shall
ais Diood bc - r ia thc uni gt
.jd mauc he man."
1 he writer is wuacg to past asp $5.
Deposit it in one ct cac Danes, or
*ntn -enc. st a starlet
isxcttc wd* inauguxatc thc move.
I aas airca j y offered to head tha
>t ia anotner quarter with 110 tm
inc same purpose. Let me know
what you tamk ot thc matter. Mr.
Editor. J i
Roxbury. Va. Oct. 5?Ail
ot thc country people are turned
toward Richmond. "Meet mc tt
tne hair" is thc word pasted aroaad.
This is ananoual picnic for Virgiaia
pcopie. where long absent fottadt
sod loved ones me
Mcsdames D. A. Bailey and Sallie
Lcbcr. of Quinton, are ttttnaditar
tne Fair this week.
Mr. S. W. Crump killed tn oed
buck Thursday that weighed 215
pounds, and later another that
weighed 105 pounds. Herbert Le**.
ocr ei.ied two. There were tia Goo
deer ULM >n one week. Fha strict
game law and the vigilant eyet ol
Game Warden G. W. Morea aad
Justice Wright have doaa greet
good. Before they were appointed
the game of all kinds had beccuna
almost extinct. Many au tacts gad
heavy float otve been imposed.
Now thc woods aad fickle tra
strOcked with deer, tnrkeyt aad
nit Foe Kidaty -St