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VOL.175 (Old Series.) VOL XX. (New Scries.) NO. 29 WILLIAMSBURG. VA.. DEC KU BER 5.1912. $1 30 PER YKAK
JAMES CITY BOARD'
AT ITS MEETING MONDAY
$200 FOR DEMON
The James City county board ot:
supervisors vs cot voing to take a |
backward step in the matter of Boys'
Com Club tod demonstration work
?nd showed its determination to
make the work a success so far as
the board is concerned. Thc board
make another appropriation of $200
for the purpose mentioned on request
of Mr. F. S. Farrar, the able district
demonstrator, to whose indefatigable
energy the state owes a debt of
gratitude. James City has come
up to the rack for two years, but the
boys failed to get a square deal in
the weathei line. Both years were
dry. the past year seeing the worst
drouth ever known here. If thc
weather failed, the board did no
and for this they deserve commcuua
Mr. Farrar has all the Peninsul;
counties in his district. It is to b
hoped York. Warwick. New Ken
and Charles City will be found in th
ranks next >ear. They will find :
the best money they .ever spent, i
they can secure the services of
competert countv demonstratoi
James City haa an experienced ma:
as has also York. If tbe season
propriatious next year, look out fr.
the Peninsula at the stat* fair.
Tbe board Monday failed to pa;
an order closing the bunting seasc
nsw. The reason given by tl
chairman was that it would be unfa
to the county man to close the se
son at a time whan he can have
few days' sport. "If there wi
some way to keep you city fellow
from coming out and killing all o
birds, we would do it. but since t
cannot we will not close the season
was the way Chairman Vaiden p
The board also practically decid
to do away with the contract systc
in Jamestown and adopt the couti
system of improving and repairi
the roads. The plan now is for t
county to buy six mules and ea
district a pair, making-twelve in i
to do thc work. The only thi
that will prevent, the consummati
of this plan will be lack of mom
The annual meeting and settle m
with the treasurer will be held I
first Monday in January when, i
is found there .are available fun
steps will be taken to adopt
All thc members of the bo
were on hand Monday. Ami
others who attended were She
Ware. Common wealth's Attori
Henley, and George Waltrip.
COL PAVEY TO
While herc last week. Col. D.
Pavey. of Boston, was invited
talk to the pupils of Nichol
School, He hw4 JiiRf vtr stay on
few worst'before his train ym^
\^nd aler returning home, s&nt
fcmo".vingto the pupils whitkb
read before them Monday mfcr
by Principal Young. It is usel*!
asy that the greetings were hfj
appreciated by both popil I
My Desi Young Friends:
Before leaving Williamsburg
Wednesday I decided that my
visit to Virginia's first capital n
bi sadly incomplete if I did not
bries an opportunity however \
a to pay my respects to tht youl
WUiaWtarg. who tit pwp
FO STAND BY
CLUB NEXT YEAR
for entrsnce upoo the stage of thc
With me to think was to act. soc
with your esteem-d principal s<
"guide, philosopher aod friend."
snd accompanied by Mri. Psvcy. .
fermer well-known New England
tescher, I gladly seized upon th*
few remaining moments o* my stsy
in your picturesque city to visit you
As I looked into your alert, happy
fsces. and thought of so mam
things I wanted to tell you. my mo \
profound regret was. snd is. Ibu
the inexorable arbiter known as timr
said nay. "It's hail and farewell"
this time. What I wsnted to tel
you Isst Wednesdsy I shall tell yot
by proxy, assuming that, for oner
st all events. Mr. Young will waivi
a all objections toward serving as mid
t When you were assembled ti
e greet me I hud barely two minute
[X for an alleged address, ahd wheo
If left thc building I had bsrely f if tee
a minutes in which to return to th
r hotel, seise my grips and get to th
} station for thc 10:32 train. I believi
But. tbe last act of my Wiliiamsbur
visit, that ot seeing you at yoi
school work, will ever bea most di
lightful memory. In devoting tb
two mir utes given me for jov til
to you. and using most of the san
in telling a more or less amusic
anecdote of my wrestling with
Latin translation more than fif'
yesrs ago. I greatly fear that I d
not make a profoundly happy ii
pressioo upon the student-body,
this bc so I will endeavor in tb
special message to make amp
In going through the differe
rooms I had a fine opportunity
seeing you actually at work, and s
on parade, and I assure you. c
dear young friends, that the exa
lenee of your work in general i
pealed to mc irresistibly. And 11
glad to note. also, the happy rt
tions existing between teacher i
pupil, and that each teacher dilige
ly strove to enable each of you
make the best use of the talents s
which you have been so liberi
endowed. Always remember. I
dear faraway young friends, t
next to parents and pastor j
faithtul teachers should ever be
closer touch with you than any ot
earthly friends. As I sppra
life's sunset I realise this great tr
more and more and I feel it a dt
as well as pleasure, to urge upon
the importance of kinship?a pi
tical loving and confiding kiashi
with your loyal and seif-sacrifk
j teschers. Cooperate heartily i
tis them in erery good word and ?
and you will never regret it I
enough of your teachers, even <
ing my hurried visit, to coe vince
that their superiors would be .
to find. I am confident taat Pri
pal Young end his corps of exe
ionally able assistants will et
your complete confidence aad ti
together, you will successfully i
the rugged steeps of science snd
folly prepared to engage in li
most strenuous activities.
"Tell it not in Gath/' et is
I phrase ea I tell yoe ia sacred o
dence that I never looked upc
brighter, more studious bod]
school youth than those of Willi
burg, ead if eny oi you should
stray from home es far et Bi
be sure to loos* me ap end 1
exist) (Cootmnedoopegt fowj
A FINE ADDRESS
IS EXPECTED TONIGHT
An address of rare charm and in?
terest is that which has been rt
pecially prepared by Dr. James
Power Smith, of Richmond, to be
delivered before the Alpha Chapter
cf Virginia ot Phi Beta Kappa at the |
College of William and Mar; tooight.
C <pt Smith, as an aid to Stoueweli
Jackson, was in close personal toa h
with the great commander and knew
him perhaps as no man else could
His address will deal with thc in?
cidents of interest in General Jack
son's life that are under dispute
After the delivery of Dr. Smith's
address, there will be a reading ol
original verse by Professor Bejamic
F. Sledd. of Wake Forest College,
Dr. Sledd is a widely known sendai
and a poet or note, his third voium<
of verse being dow in press.
Tne annual inif'auou of member
will take place in the Pmiomatheai
Society hall. The secretary. Dr
J.'mes Southall Wilson, has give
out the list of new memoes to b
initiated. There arc two electio* s c
members during the yssf. Tu
election of honorary members is bel
in November; that of alumni men
hers in Jane, both lists are no
made public for the first time. Th
honorary Hst includes Dr. James ^
Fair, of Richmond; Col. Jeuninf
Cropper Wi?, of tue Virginia Mil
ury Institute: Mr Waddy Tho *|
son. historian, of Atlanta; Pro
Benjamin F. Sledd. poet and educ
tor. of Wake Forest; Mr. W. Cia
ton Torrence, historian, of Kichmon
Dr. J. P. McConnell, ducater.
Emory; Dr. Wycliffe Rose, educ
lionel writer and autnority of Was
ington, D C.
The William and Mary chapter
unique in not taking in studei
during their residence in college;
elects them several years af
graduation on their records
^students and their promise of achier
ment shown tn thc time that r
elapsed since. Tbe alumni memo
who have indicated that they a
present themselves for initiation
the meeting December 5. are P
tessor George E. Bennett, of Rii
mond; Prof. E. M. Birkhead.
ls-1 Fredericksburg; Dr. W. B. Newco
and Ruben E. Henley, of New Yo
Prof. J. R. U Johnson, of Gate Ci
Prof. S. J. Williams, of Chariest
S. C.; Superintendent William
Hodges, of Alexandria; Prof. W.
Wriggles worth. Blackstone, and Pi
E. F. Shewmake. of Staunton.
Phi Bera Kappa was found*
William and Mary in 1776. on
cember 5. and included amonj
members such students as J
Marshall, Bushrod Washington
Richard Bland Lee. It was
original in America of Greek li
fraternities, honor societies
student literary societies. Am
the distinguished names found
the roll of ths present chapte:
Thomas Nelson Page. Armistsui
Gordon, Robert Underwood John
Henry Sydnor Harrison. Al
Shaw and dozens of others scsi
less widely known.
An unusually large attender.
expected this year. Among t
who have already signified
intentions of being present are P
Alexander Bruce. Jons Wey mc
be j Dr. Stuart McGuire. Samuel
Yonge, Judge Theodore S. Gai
Frank G. Carpenter, Jackson D
Oscar L. Shewmake. Harry A. r
and J. Gordon Bohannan.
When you have a bilious t
give Chamberlain's Tablets s
ihey ara excellent. For sale I
RsbMy-Tisna will cutt yon.
MISS SPENCER BRIDE
OF MR. VAIDEN
Another beautiful wcdd.-g was
solcmr.ii-d in Bru'oo Parish church
Saturday sf ter t on st three o'clock
when Miss Bessie Lee Spercer bc*
came the bride of Mr. Herbert
Wentworth Vsdcn, ot Chatham.
Va The ceremony was impress?
ively performed by the Rev. E,
Ruffin Jones, rector of the churcn.
in tne presercs of many relatives
The interior of the historic ole1
church was beautifully snd art itic
allv decorated for the occssiot. wit)
ferns, pslms, chrysanthemums sn<
end u^der thc mellow gio.
(lights, made a most enchautin
scene. While the guests were a?
semblmg. Miss M. liva Wright, th
organist reudered Stuart's Festiv;
March and Schubert's Srrerud
wmch was followed by a solo. "<
Promise Me." bv Mr. E.T Wngh
The strains of Lohengrin's weddu
msrch snrjuj.ced the arrival of tr.
bridal party, snd ss the stirring uo
filled the as?, the psrty e-utf
the west cluer in the following c
Ushers?Messrs. H. *A. Turn*
T. H. Geddv. Jr . Marshall Vade
brotaer ot thc br iJeg rovam, and ti
ward Spencer, brother ot the bric
the maid ot nonor. and then t
bride, kening oe the arm of I
?-j tither. Mr. R L Spencer.
The bruie was very beautiful a
wore a gown of white satin and r
lace with pearl trimmings. She c
ried a large bjuqurt of bride's ro
and lillies of the vslley. Tne m
of honor and ooiv attendant.
sister. Miss Marv Henley Speuc
was charmingly attired in gold-sa'
heavily embroidered, and carrie
bouquet of yellow chrysanthcmui
The bridegroom wiih his brotr.
Mr. Robert Vaden. who was t
man. having entered the chu
from thc vestry, met his bride st
altar where she was given in a
risge by her father. Wnile the
emn words that made them
were being said by the rector,
organ played softlv Lohecgr
wedding march, bursting forth
the glad strains of Mcndclssol
wedding march ss the party ret
trom the church.
Following the ceremony s 1.
reception was held at thc nomi
the bride's parents on Scoti
street. Leter Mr. and Mrs. Vi
left for Richmond snd sttcr s s
bridal tour will reside near Chat's
Among thc out-of-town g*.
were Mr. sad Mrs. G. 3. Ve
parents of the bridegroom; Me
R. C and M T. Vaden. brotl
of Chatham; Miss Hattie Kelcy
Richmond; Miss Florie Batten
Mal Isle of Wight; Miss Bettie Wr
aad j of Tappeaannock; Mr. and Mn
D. Spencer, of New York. Pe
end Deingerfield Spencer, of V\
io gt on.
We wish to call your attentu
tne fset that most infectious di?
such es whooping cough, dipht
end scarlet fever sre contracted
the child has a cold. Chamber
Cough Remedy will quickly c
cold aad greedy Iceeea the dee-]
contmctiag these diseases,
remedy is fsmous for its car
colds. !t contains no opium or
narcotic and may bc given ta a
with implicit confidence. So
Just received another lot of
Ceptel Liaea'' paper, with en vi
trial. Ito match. Genuine doth te?
Nothing better for thc se
Peper 30c per posjod. Ken
S0laboa)20c per bog?Its.
PROSPECTS OF ANOTr
REPORT OAS IT THAT A SB
Where there is so much smoke:
there is bound to bs some firs, it
and old familiar ssw. NaturaHly
most people are skeptical when they'
re?d of proposed railroad a from
Hampton Roads' points to Washing
?oo. Thc latest con tn bo ti on ia
shed by thc Newport News
f Press which printnd tbs fol?
io wing last Sunday. This will prove
interesting reading to York and
The Not folk, Washington and New
York Railway Company which pro
poses to cor struct a railroad frons I
point on Hampton Roads betweet
this city ano Hampton to a point ot
tuc Potomac tiver, where connections
oe made with the Richmond
Washington and Chesapeake Rail
way Company and which propoan
to make its terminal ia Norfolk b1
means of ferry connection, has bani
ted a char.er by the State Coi
poranon Commission. The ai
nouncements. while welcomed, cam
aa a sur prise. <t>oth here and in Hame
too. for while it was known thi
itiations nave been on for
number ot ru nths; looking to tr
o^anizatiou ot such a railway con
.any and u.s constrwctioQ of tl
road, it was uot known thai a ff ai
iiad reached tuen a proportion th
mer uu: ! be secured.
According to reports rrom Ric
mond and tbe reports arc based <
the fact that thc president ct th
road is named in the charter as t
president of toe Norfolk. Waahici
ton and New York Company, t
same people that arc behind t
Richmond. Washington and Chet
peake Company are backing thc ti
mer, Channing M. Ward, of Ric
mond, is named as president of t
company. W. J. Bur lee. of Ric
mood, is named as vice-president
the coxnpauy. and Richard Wil<
also of Richmond, ia named
secretary. M. C. Armistrong.
Hampton, is named as treasui
Richmond men with men from i
section arc interested io promot
the new linc and are large ato
holders, but the capital for the
terprisc will come principally fr
the North, it is said.
Toe line to bc built will be apprt
mately 217 miles in length and
run from thc Hampton Roads i
northward through thc counties
Elisabeth City. York. Gloucester
Middlesex or Fairfax and Loudc
having its northern terminal in L
doun county on the Potomac r
near thc mouth of Kittocto crt
It will connect with thc propc
Northern Neck railway at Tai
bannock witn ths Richmond. F
sricksburg and Potomac Railwa
Brook station. At Manasaas i
nccbon will be made with thc Ma
sas branch of thc Southern Raila
The first 130 miks ol the road
already been surveyed, the rig!
wsy secured and work of buii
the road will bc pressed to s spa
end as soon as the o
complete. Thc holding
while oaly orgsniscd at $15,000 <
tal, has tbs power to go snead
estimates for thc cost of building
soforth and thc capital of tbs <
pony will be increased to app
mately $5,000,000 when thc
comes for building tbe road.
If you are troubled with cb
constipation, tbe mild snd gent
(set nf Chamberlain's Tablets n
tims especially snltsd so
Fear tait by ail dealers.
JGH THE PENINSUU
IORT LINE IS TB BE BIM
t BY LOCAL MEN
. ? ?
Norge. Va. Dec 5? Rev. Geezer*
. of Brooklyn. N Y.. will preach
ia Zioa Luther* church swart Saadey.
Dec. 8th. et ll o'clock e. m.
Mr. L. Rusted, mba bee beea la
North Dakota ead Miaaceote far
thc pest f oar saoartbs. r sf ead e few
days ago. aed says be is giad to be
back to oki Virgiaia agata. His
many friends arc also glad to see
him back ead lea it jae weO.
Mr. John Heist aad fassily. wbo
formally lived here, but wise have
beea in St Psul. Miaa.. for the past
11 couple of years letaiacd
Thanksgiving dey ead toast
body by surprise. Mr Helsa,
a farm here sad will make it tauu
Almost everybody that caa spare
I the time from their otber work are
busy cutting hoily.
M saes Ellen aad Nelie Aederaaa.
.of Nortoik. tpcacleet Scamdey wah
their parents. Mr aad Mrs. H. H.
Misses Ada Lee ead Mumu. Flat
ten. wbo hs ve beea -nsitiag with
Mrs J. W. Flettoa at West Point.
rs | nave returned to their hocaci bete
Mr. W. K Johasoa. ol
burg. Ps . is here visiting wtth Mr.
W. A. Baegs.
Mrs. M. W. Yates, wbo bad aa
attack of scarlet fever, has abo-t
recovered. Ur ? T. Gate wood, ot
ig- J roane attended bar.
Mr. sod M S, R-teder. of Hal
gan. are herc eaawtssl their da aga air.
Mrs. Wm. A drews aadtaasalv
M>] Misses sWee, Maude aad Lise
-aith. ot Wi lamsburg. spent Fri?
day night snet Saturday with hire.
H. A. Bargh
Mr. aad Mrs. Geo. Wright ead
Mlases Amelia and Clare Ho-ags. af
as A ..amsburg a tte oded thc snasqae
I bell st Viamg hall last Wad?
er nesday night.
lae bag bar-raia sale at J. H
iag : K*ade 4 Co"? wtil be goaag oa ell
Cfc this week and Dean. Aavoae wise
ca- tugjto take advantage of it should
oea come ear;y wh.le there is pleaty io
pick from. Miss Ide Aaa. of Oatt
I Tree, is here helping hand oat tba
will bargains and co doubt will be giad
sad to see ell her t*rc*g Oboes dunne the
lal Ua. e
aad Wc are sorry to report that Mass
me. Katy Taylor hat beea crusts sick at
-ou ber boeae for toe past wauk or
BREAKS TUE IRISH
Mr J. D. Bail, of York county
so fsr es we know, hss broken the
record oe late Irish potatoes ia thu
sectioe. Having reed ia Tbe Ge
ecttc last week about Mr. W. S.
Ewea bed grown tee bas ka s
from oae, ead they were-, fuse oasrte.
Mr. Bull brought to this office a
g-tr-atrous sample of 55 bushels be
grew from s planting of two ead e
half bushels. They were beauties.
Wc aaderstaad that the SS
els frere ail of cati
as large as the sampies broagat to
thu office. If the seam had
half goad Mr. Bail
have gotten shoat doable tba
ber of bushels -reported. His yield
is the beet we have heard el abai
year, aaa it gsssw sa awavw aati wsw
be doe* hart eve* tf maj have aa rata