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The Richmond Palladium. Thursday, November 22, 1906.
Page Five. r1 I I I K5 fA rum EMTSK- F MTTlS2ATDKl OKI KDOHKSl UY (UJKIAKIDKliyj K1 I0HIRS1IKI WTDR3 F C3 v Every night the Coliseum is crowded with great throngs pager to attractions and purchase at the various booths. the many TO with its many diversified bargains is one of the mosropular attractions, and many articles are taken from it each night for a small outkly of money. THE every night offer an additional reason for visiting the Fair, and are well worth the price of admission. Join the crowd and see for yourself how the B. P.O. E. do things. You will say that time and money are well spent. Doors open from 7 to 1 1 p. m. Come and go as you please. - M2)MDDIKI - - - - 10 DECEIT SATURDAY AFTEKEVIW. As a special feature for a Saturday matinee the management will conduct a Baby show. A prize will be given to every baby entered, three years old and under, and in addition, three Grand Prizes to those winning three first places upon the following points: Best Looking Baby; Best Behaved Baby; Best Dressed Baby. Judges Premier: Charlie Blair, Wallie Simmons, Frank Chambers. SENATOR PLAIT'S PLAN SETS DATE FOR RESIGNING It Is Now Reported that New York's Famous Member of the Senate Will the Retire Session. Following Coming Publishers' Press! New York, Nov. 21. Senator Thom as C. Piatt upset, the plans of Timothy I Woodruff and other Republican leaders who hope to succeed him in the United States senate, by letting it be known that he is not going to re sign. At least "not yet." According Social and Personal Mention MRS. HARRY SHAW ENTERTAINED THE CYCLE CLUB YESTERDAY AFTERNOON DUPLICATE WHIST CLUB WAS ENTERTAINED BY MRS. LEROY BROWN THE MARTHA WASHINGTON CLUB MET WITH MRS. ED WARD COOPER. Society Editor 'Phone 1076. Mrs. Harry Shaw entertained the Cycle Literary Club yesterday after noon at her apartments in the Reitl flats. Miss Lough was the leader for the afternoon and the papers on Sci ence were read by Miss Ellna Holmes Mrs. Milo Ferrell and Miss Hench man. ' Mrs. Charles Neal will be the lead er for the next meeting. Tho topic will be "TVckens Works'" and the readers will be Mrs. Moore, Mm to the senator's plans, instead of re signing in January he will serves out ' Smithi Mrg- Gillespie and Miss Pot- me coming session 01 cougresa unu then may begin to consider the sub ject of resignation Senator Flatt has reserved his rooms in the Arlington hotel. Washington, for. the whole ses sion. The tidings seriously disarranged plans In the Republican organization to name Piatt's successor. If he serves through tire winter the legis lature will have adjourned before he resigns, and if he retires after the session of congress Governor-elect Hughes, who then will be in the ex ecutive chair, will appoint his succes sor and the next legislature will fill the vacancy. Tbis mean 3 thtt the senatorial question will become an Issue in the campaign for assemblymen next fall, and that If Woodruff is to gain the toga he must elect a majority of the assemblyman. Clutch Slipped. Bridgeport. Conn., Nov. 21. Two raeu killed, a third dying, another seriously injured and a fifth cut and bruised was the result of a clutch slipping on one side of a staging on which 30 men were working on the new railroad bridge over the Housa tonlc river tilting the staging and throwing the men to the deck of the bridge 23 feet below. . Charges Embezzlement. ter. WW Mrs. Leltoy Brown was the hostess for a meeting of the Duplicate Whist Club yesterday afternoon at her home ou South 15th street. At one o'clock a luncheon In three courses was serv ed, followed with cards at three tab les. The members of th club are Mesdames B. B. Johnson, William Campbell, George R. Williams. Shu man Jones, Erie Reynolds. W. W. Schultz. Mark E. Wilson. W. K. Brad- bery, Geo. Cates Henry Burns, J. M. Lontz, P. W. Smith and Le Roy Brown. Mrs. Edward Cooper entertained the Martha Washington Club yester day afternoon at her home on South 10th street. The afternoon was .spent socially and at needle work and a luncheon dS iu., Mr. and Mrs. John Hoover have Mesdames unnstopner tiaseme er. to California to nd the wiu. Edward Cutter, George Cutter, Wjl-ter . . liam Lane. William Fry, Louis MincK. Tamc tntL-o Vlmr .Tilt.-a C, TC " ......... - r . --. --- ij.,,. o - -r -.1. t.,.-- fully stitched and pressed, caught to gether with tiny straps and buttons These straps may be of the material of guimpse and sleeves or a complete contrast, but now is the suitable time for using the bargain remnants that have been tucked away as quite use less and sad reminders. The Merry-Go-Round Club will meet this afternoon with Mrs. Ed ward Cooper at her homo ou South 10th street. . Miss Susan Shaw will entertain the Coterie Thimble Club this afternoon at her home on North 14th street. Mrs. Charles Ross of South 13th street will entertain the Alice Carey Clfib this afternoon. The program for the meeting will be miscellan eous. is- Mrs. Westenburg will entertain the Rathbone Social tomorrow afternoon at her home in West Richmond. The Occult Research Society will meet Saturday evening at the home of Mrs. Gertrude Hill. Rev. Cald well will give a lecture before the Club. ONE OF THE FEW PERSONS PORTRAYING SHAKESPEARE. PERSONAL MENTION. H. J. Hanes was in Indiauapolis yes- IPublishcrs Press St. Ixmis. Mo., Nov. 21. An indict ment charging embezrlement was re turned by the October grand Jury against Charles H. Everly, former tel ler of the St. Louis Union Trust corn puny. The indictment contains but one count and names the amount as $3,000. Ererly has been missing sev eral months. He was last heard from in Denver. Fell Sixty Feet. Lorain, O., Nov. 21.--Nichoas Nu los, employed in the Nickel Plate con struct .cn gang, tell from the railroad bridge over Black river to the rocke 80 "eet below. He struck on his heai fractu..g his skull and breaking his neck. Death waa Instantaneous. Barnes, Erastus Howard Ridge and Louis Newcomb. The next meeting will be In two weeks. The Domestic Science Club held an interesting meeting yesterday af ternoon at the high school. The topic for the meeting was "First Aid to the Injured." Mrs. James Morri son also gave ft talk on "Food for In fants." The club will meet again in two weeks. Tho Modem Priscilla Clu met yes terday with Mrs. Wright at her home on Hunt street. The afteriwon was spent socially and at needle wt k and a luncheon was served. i The nresent fashion of wearing pin afore waists and tiny boleros r.ver blouses is a boon to most women, .'or a remnaut of lace or net makes Iie tinder blouse and a mere scrap of ma terial will make the outer sleevels waist. A clever needle woman Uf? all the pieces left from cutting her skirt in this way. Many of the pina fore waists are made of bands, care- Mr. John East of Knoxville, Tenn., was in the city yesterday. F. T. Harris of Muncie. was in the city Tuesday. Mrs. Allen White of Knigbtstown, was in the city yesterday. Mrs. Nannie Fisk of Hagerstown, was here yesterday shopping. Mrs. "S. E. Mills of Eaton, is in Richmond this w?k visltiug rela tives. Mrs. W. K. Ferguson of Ft. Wayne, arrived in th city yesterday to sptnd several days with Mrs. F. T. Ellis and family. Mrs. W. A. Sample left yesterday for Pittsburg:- P.n., where she will vis it relatives and friends for a fw weeks. Mrs. C Y Miller left yesterday for Chicago to spend a week. Fred. Roach of Indianapolis, is vis iting in New Paris and Richmond this week. Mrs. Mark Wilson returned from i New Castle yesterday, where she ha3 been visiting friends. i PETTr IS GRANTED AT LAST D VOHCE Defendant's Demand for Ali mony Is Taken Under Consideration. SHE TICKLED HIS FEET THIS WAS ONE OF PETTY'S ALLE GATIONSLONG DRAWN OUT FIGHT OF WELL KNOWN PER SONS ABOUT ENDED. MARIE BOOTH RUSSELL, WHO IMPERSONATES PORTIA. As leading woman for Robert B. Mantell In Shakespearean plays Miss Marie Booth Iiussoll is winning high praise. One of her most recent successes wa as Portia in "The Merchant of Venfee' Mr. Mantell having added Shylook t his list of ro!es. As one of the few women now portraying Mmkespearean char acters Miss Russell has a wide popularity among vr?-n of she great bard. IN HANDS OF RECEIVER German National Insurance Company Has Liabilities of a Million Dollars. TOBACCO CROP IN OHIO It is One of the Best and Largest Ever Grown, According to Reports. Publishers' Pressl Chicago, Nov. 21. A receiver was asked in court for the German Nation al Insurance company, a subsldlary company of the German Insurance company of Freeport, for which a re ceiver was appointed some months ago. The defunct concern, according to the bill has liabilities of $1,100,000 and assets cf less than $600,000. The collapse of the two companies was caused by the San Francisco disaster, tccoHt-- Mr. Luke Woodard of Fountain City, will leave today for Bloomington and West Grove, Ind., to attend Friend3 quarterly meetings. He wi'I be gone two weeks. TOIIIA. - ,13 Kind Y23 HASrs Bscs?. IPublishers' PressJ Washington, -ov. 21. Ohio's 1906 tobacco crop is one of the best and largest ever grown, according to re ports on the subject just tabulated by the department of agriculture. Dis cussing lbs Miani Valley crop, the reports say that it was larger than the crop of 1903 snd that the yield is 1,125 pounds per acre, which is an In crease of more than 23 per cent over last year. In the eastern Ohio field the continued wet weather during the summer caused the crop to be of larg growth, but coarse and rough poor body, yield 3o poundfer acre. If j-ou enjoy deli pancakes, try Mrs cioir en riistin's. spy brown Mrs. Howard Sager of Buttle Creek, Mich., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. John Hawekotte- After two years of complaints and cross complaints and four trials of the case, one of which resulted In a decision favorable to the husband, which decision was afterward re voked, a divorce has been granted Walter E. Pettey, the wealthy young Muncie man, from Mrs. Maud Petty in Denver, Colorado. The case was hard-fought, and the scene of it was in two states. It is estimated that Petty paid out at least $10,000 and per haps as much as $13,000 in his efforts to free himself. Petty was granted the decree on the ground of desertion. The wife's demand for $10,000 alimony was taken under consideration. Petty, in a dying condition from tu berculosis, went to Denver and while there sent for his young wife and daughter to come to him. They started and while on the way the child, nine years old, fell ill of appen dicitis and died after an operation In Denver. With the body, Mrs. Pet ty came back to Muncie, the husband being too ill to accompany her. Soon afterwards the husband asked for a divorce, alleging abandonment. Mrs. Petty filed a counter complaint, charg ing cruel tretnienL The Colorado Jury, which tried the case, disagreed. The Greenfield Suit. Mrs. Petty, then in Greenfield, filed suit for divorevtut the Judge there decided that she was a resident of Colorado and that his cour had no ju risdiction. In the meantime, Petty had filed another suit in Denver and his wife failing1 to appear either by person or attorney, a decree was gnwrted the husband. A few days later, however, the ejudge set aside the j decree on the ground that the wife had not been notified of the date of the j trial. , Petty several months ago filed suit j once more and this time has been successful, but the chief point, that of alimony, has not yet been determin ed. In one of his complaints, Petty aver red that his wife tickled his feet with a feather when, he was confined to bed by illness. He also said that she re turned to Muncie with the body of their daughter without his beiing in formed of her intentions. Mrs. 'Pet ty set forth, among other things, that her young husband was a drunkard. The two ran away to Newport. Ky.. and were married in spite of parental objections, when they were only sev enteen years old. They are about twenty-eight years old now. Petty'a health has Improved considerably. Mrs. Petty is living near New Castle with her parents, George Miller and wife. Chisolm Declared Sane. tPubllahers' Press) Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 21. The Jury In federal court In the case of Alex R. Chisolm, former paying teller of the First National bank, who de faulted for $100,000, brought in a ver dict declaring the defendant is san and sufficiently in possession of his mental faculties to be tried for th defalcation. - Flood Cond'tlnna In Tennetsee. Memphis, Teca.., Nov. 21. Tht? flooj situation as rejards railroads is somewhat Improved. The financial c to the railroads during the past fr.vr dyw will be heaty. Rain contin ued Wednesday, although the down fall "-a not quite so heavy. Streetcar service is badly crippled. TO THE POINT Clinton township, adjoining Colum bus, O.. voted dry. 926 to 440, William Malloy of Lancaster, O., ac cidentally shot and kilted himself whie hunting. A. R. Cobaugh, formerly bank cash ier, hanged himself at his home in Springfield, O. Ill health. James Butler, one of trio who es caped from Jail at Bowline Green, O., recently, captured in Detroit. Short circuit put out lights In Sara Bernhardt's Paris theater, causing a panic. One woman severely injured, several hurt. Flcyd Kibler, 15, messenger for the Standard Oil company In JerBey City, was knocked down and robbed of $1,200 he waa taking to a bank. French barred ham, bacon and can ned pork shipped from United State became microscopic inspection of meat was omitted from new meat In spection law. Combination mail and express car n Pennsylvania train burnerf at Mansfield, O., and 1,000 to 1100 let ters foi postofllces betweenIansetd ind Wooster were consul Artistica In en tropolitan tall Is the I : Weddtnc Music : t nrnl8hed la Richmond exclusively t J by Lawrence V. Deuker's t Tt-ranq Concert Qnartet I Use artificial ga light and heat. lOtt