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Bf MISSIONARY UNION l-'our Hundred Delegates Present at Annual Session Now (Jiulor Way In Fredericksburg. MANY IllCUMUL SUGGESTIONS <)r. I*. A. Williams, Who for Thirty Three Years Was Pustor of Church, Is Honored Guest, and Makes Item iiiisccnl Address. (Special to Tim Times-Dlnpatcit.) I' ItiiDUHK.'KSIIirilO VA., November 11. The Wuinan's Missionary Union >f \ Irginin. which oponod Its sessions lore on Phursday, anil will continue intil Monday, holding daily sessions, h very largely attended, nearly 400 lolcgatcs being present, and tho ses dons are of great interest. At tho light services the large Baptist Church vliere the convention Is held, is In ?deqiiatu (o accommodate the crowd, llit- attendance each night has reach >1 probably 1.000 people. A (illusion lndy class has been organized, which ncetm ouch morning at .?>::io o'clock. h? leader beiitcc .Mrs. .1. A. Parker, ? f Hichmond. A' the opening business session ?Mterjlny. Mlsy Savage, the president, ?tOSiidltig, the address ol welcomo was tellvcroil by Miss Slarnarot Hawkins ?nd responded to by .Miss Sue Herring, ?f Hichmond. Greetings wcro road by >Ir?. Thomas, from Mrs. .1. P. Howe. tit of the Woman's Missionary ?o'detv of tho Fredericksburg Pap ist Church, which in celebrating itv "iilcnnlal during- (his convention: ho greetings from Miss lleck, prcs ?leiit of tho Virginia Woman's MIs tonary Union. Other messages came roin Kentucky. Georgia and South ?i roll mi Woman's Misslonarv T'nlons no,l'> others who delivered addresses V;.r<, M'" Kathleen Mallory. Miss , , ooolal worker from Rochester. X v.; Mrs. <;<oW Green, nlssionsry to Africa: Miss Ward, of hiladelphhi, now In training work ii Norfolk, and Mrs. Virgin, of ltoa oko. !!,.? keynote of the president's ddt'OM) was "service." Mrs. M.GIock i?# of llumpiun, apol<e on the ree ?mhicndatlons of tho foreign hoard. ic oevotlor.al service was conducted ?ij M Mzzin Wood, or Itlchnion.l. ommlltoea were appointed on re*,,, utlons, obltunries. time and place of "lari n,cetlng. nominations and pro In I bo absence ?r Mrs. William El isor., vf Hichmond. Mrs. Uoswcll. of hnsc city, Prefi,..slt? ttu. roport ' ' , "K ^'bo.d, emphasizing the Ift -im r ! 1 expected to raise 10...0) for the enlargement of the mltdiiK school building. Among oth b who spoke on the training school vnri|iWrr?uMlts Klsif' Oil Hani, of .jnchburg; Mrs. njivo Hagby, of King nd Queen, and Miss Grtnatt Mri" inr^arct IIokk*. ?Ms. 11i>i,ii? i?is? i sm:s MISSION tit V l-.DItATIO.V At last night's sorylco the dovotlonal r-.li r WVM' conducted by Mrs. laisiip, of Church View, and she was m /n T ,M"'" Mn"?ry, who spoke ? i Hie missionary education of the oung people. Mrs. It. M. Gaines, of ? ichniond, gave helpful suggestions to ? m leaders of young people. Mm. ? rc-nu spoke V"' hospital work in outltern Africa. The home hoard uCommtndat Ions were read bv Airs V.-ir. Keyecr, of the Plu, Hldae Asso la.tion. The centennial excrcisoB of tiie Soman's Missionary Union of I'rcd rlcksburg Baptist Church were held ?st night, the auditorium of the hurch heirig tilled to overflowing. A eautlful and impressive program was rr?mg>?il, and lac music was Inspiring. .e\r. H. A. Williams, P. 1, the pastor, poned the service. Or. Williams paid tender tribute to Kcv. Thomas S. Oun wuy, U. li., who for thirty-three years an pastor of tho Kredericki-burg Hap i?t Church, and ;ia I)r. Dunaway was scorted to the platform the entire au leticc rose and gave hint the Ciiau tllfjua salute. This venerable man. ho recently rounded out his elghty fth year, sit in his ciialr while he five his p-rsonal retnlnlsoenees of the V'ornan's Missionary Society of th< 'ro<l?rlcksburg Church. lie was iosely Identified with the work of lie society as pastor, and was an hon rary ami llf'> member for forty-eight ears. He spoke feelingly and en iiiislastically of the work. A unlqtie word panorama was given, articipatcd In by young [people of tHo hprch. t?iuchlnu on tho history of the ity of Krodcricknburg and giving a kptch of the history of tho church tuJ of the Woman's Missionary Society, ?l?ieh Is tin: second oldest society in i?j Southern States among tho L?ap ist?. Hov. Lloyd T. Wilson. 1>. p.. .lator of Grace Street Baptist Church, ilehmond, delivered a stirring sermon n the Hiihject, "Outlook: Woman's Part i the Evangelisation of the World." Th ? delegates attending the union avc been kept very busy attending to, various meetings which have beon eld almost continuously, hours being J xed for morning, evening and night, it interesting day has been prepared jr to-morrow. The union will eloso h sessions on Monday. The conven- j on has been remarkably successful t 'many particulars. fiKNHer?Aiiplch. AMSXANDKIA. VA., November H.? iss Charlotte Applcli, daughter of Mrs. i una M. Applch, of this city, and M. ?S. | usser, of Richmond, were married at oon to-day at the Immanuel Lutheran htirch by He v. C. !?'. Brandt, pastor, lie wedding was attended by only the umediato relatives of the two fit mi cs. The brldo was given in marriage v her unclc, William H, Steurnagel, ( Richmond, and was attended by her Hter, Mrs. William H. White, of this ity. Following the ceremony, they ?ft for New Vork, where they will pehd their honeymoon. I'non their 2turn they will reside In Richnionel. When you looked Into the mirror last iglit and saw those gray strands in ->nr hair, didn't you secretly wish for way of getting rid of thom7 Thoro nre two methods. Vou can lango the color by chemical staining Ith dye. or bring back the natural >10r with May's Hair Health. Hay's Hair Health performs this Irucle with the aid of nir?harmless, nt absolutely sure and effective. It xitalns a wonderful element which, ben applied to the lutir, causes that tlr to come back to Its natural color ?? tlio action of the oxygen. Kvery strand of gray now marring lur appearance will disappear?must sappcar. Others will ije kept from 1 >nling?your whole head' of hair will p Btrong, lustrous, beautiful?and no ,10 will know you nro using anything. Tho makers of Hay's Hair Health, to.'l'hilo Hay .Secialtles Company, or evfark, N. J., have directed all tho -uuglNtH who sell this preparation in ienmond to return full purchase on t'ery bottUi that docs not please and illefy. Krom tholr report of sales It ferji.s that a big lfiajorlty of gray ???tre'i folks lit this community have :8dlved to look you fig again. 25e, 50c ad $1.00.?AdvortiHOment. is--*y ? ?' ACCA TEMPLE PATROL ARRANGING FOR BAZAAR; Will ltnlae Funds to AdvertUr Ulclt- i mond on Hlg \VrN(?rn 'I'uur to ' Hrnttlc Convention. Members of Acca Temple Patrol arc < working hard perfecting the arrange- 1 incuts for the bazaar, which will he I glvon at MuhohIc Temple Uccember 7-1U. It is proposed to make It oho of the most elaborate affairs of the klml ever given in Richmond. The general executive committee, com posed of Joseph F. White, 11. 0. Fop- ' I ter, C. Ridgway Moore, 15. Kohler. [ Aaron Jacobs and James H. Price, in | being assisted by several committees, I the chairman of which follow; Nathan I Simon, publicity committee: John It. Kolbe, hall and decorations-. H. is. McNlven, nightly entertainment com mittee: George II. Keesee, dancing committee: S. 12. Oberdorfor. tickets: James T. ?Hill, country stores: John llirschborg, Juvenile booth; Hugh Fos ter, Juvenile booth, No. 2: ilernard liobbs, fruits and flowers: A ,\V. Bak er. Ice cream, and Mrs. G. Jeter Junes, fancy articles. These and subcommittees arc plan ning entertainments for the week, which will be augumented by the mu sic of a tlrst-ciafs orchestrji. There will be coupons attached to tickcts, i which will lie.valuable, and patrons are : asked to retain ilie coupons until the ! last nifflit of the big event. The proceeds of the bazaar will be i ! used in advertising Richmond on the j Patrol's western trip next July, when Acca Temple goes to the annual con vention at Seattle, Wash. StopH will be made in several of the western cities, and a side trip to Kan Francis co will lie made. Prom all of the cities along the line of route comes the en couraging no'-vs that a hearty recep tion awaits the Ilichmonders, who last year royally entertained visiting Shrlners while they were passing through Richmond en route lo the convention at. Atlantn. INQUIRY IN PROGRESS j I tilted State* Trying to rind Out Who Placed Mloro lu North Sen. . "WASH INOTON, November 14.?The United States government is trying to i ascertain .officially who placed mines i in the North Sea. Tills is one result j 6t representations by Denmark, Ifol- ; land. Sweden and Norway that there j I maritime commerce wi:'.i the United' j States has been paralyzed by mines. 1 The United States was aaked to join ] j with these governments in a:i effort \ ! to have the warring'powers abate this i j <ja:ig?-r to navigation. Whether it will i I do bo or not is still under considera- I I tion, but meanwhile the inquiry Is ^ ! being mad". I Counsellor Lansing. of the State De- I I rnrtment, inquired of the British am- j hhssador along these lines to-day, but the ambassador said he did not have the information. 1/iter came notice from tho American ambassador at Petrograd confirming reports that Rus sia had placed mines from 5%.GO north latitude, and' to the eastward of the twenty-first meridian; also at the en trance of the Gulf of Riga and around th; Aland Islands. Pulls In Old Well. j \ PRFDKIUCKSBURG. VA.. November I M.?Chancy Coleman, a colored woman l of Caroline County, aged eightv-flve years, while gathering wood for fire in the house, fell In an abandoned well, and her body remained there for four weeks before being discovered. I'our Month* on Hoaris. William West, colored, was convicted I I of breaking into a house on the Bodge Street property or the. Richmond. Fred ericksburg and Potomac Railroad Com pany and stealing J" worth of pro visions, a fountain pen and a lamp from John Poteat when arraigned in tho Police f'ourt yesterday, and was sentenced to four months on the county roads by Justice Griggs. OLD PLIN OF CONVERSION ; IS GOOD ENOUGH FOR HIM BUIiop Kilgo Tells Methodists Not to Accept Unquestioned Idea of flreedlng Saints. EXirkJlU^ENT IS TOO NEW One May Acquire Education by Cor respondence School, hut Cun't Get Iteligion' That Way?Twenty-One Applicants for Admission Received. PORTSMOUTH. VA.. November 1 4.~ Bishop KU^o's address to the candl I dates received by the conference was the moHt interesting feature *.>f to (iny ? session of Virginia Methodiats in Monumental Church here. Twenty one applicants for admission on trial | were received to-day, n record for the Southern Mithodiht Church. The bishop's address took the form of a sermon on tlie work of the min istry. Ho told his hearers that the idea that it in possible to breed saints is not to be accepted unquestioned; that it is such a new experiment the j .Methodists will liolii on to the old olan of con version. "You can got sin education by cor I rcspondt-nco school." he said, "but you can't set religion that way: vou niunt not tako up with the evangelistic cards dropped Into a hat at the door of the church, stating that the signers wish to lead a better life, will bo a good method.- That may do for other churches, but not the Methodist. "You may say that what I am tell ; ing you Is old und antiquated, but the [ multiplication table and all truth Is old. . "You mustn't try to carry on a peni tential clinic." MINISTERS ADMITTED TO CO\FEIt$.\CE ON TUIAI. The following were admitted into the conference as ministers on trial: Charlottesville District?O. lj. ?'llllam. If. \V. Neville, K. M. Jllgginbotham. The admission, of the last named vras subsequently reconsidered, and he was referred back to the committee oti admissions. Danville District?J. A. Chapman. Eastern Shore District?W. If. Flet cher. J. J. Clark. A. Lt. Stevenson. Farmville district, ir. \Y. Wilkerson, 10. \V. Davie. Dynchburg district, J. U. Finch, Les lie Callaliam, \V. II. Ilantuman. ( Norfolk district, A. \V. Itoten. | Petersburg district, E. H. l^ovlng. Uichmond district. C. II. McNeil, L, S. Flownoy. J. 1J. Douglass. W. S. Dyer ley, II. D. Mollart. R. H. nurnett, C. T. | Harrell. The question was raised as to ' whether it would be advisable to admit C. 11. McNeil, as he has a wife and six children. He is thirty-three years old. The conference voted to receive him. Presiding Elder Green, of the Ports mouth district, stated that several of ; those admitted as from other districts are from the bounds of the Portsmouth district. As each candidate was admitted on trial. It was stated that he promised not to use tobacco, this promise now beliiR required of all ministers when admitted to the conference. It was also stated in each case that the candi date was not in debt to an extent that embarasses him. Hefore the conference settled to bust ; n<\ss this morning, Hishop KUgo paid his rcspects to ministers who were in dulging in "speculative conferencc." He declared the real work of the ses sion was'dono In the church and not on the . eurbstonc. Ills phrase, "specula tive conferencc." was construed as re ferring to speculation as to appoint ments. Questioning the presiding elders afe REGULATE YOUR BOWELS AND STOP COLDS. HEADACHES, SOUR STOMACH Turn the rascals out?the headache, biliousness, Indigestion, constipation, the slek, sour stomach and bad colds? turn them out to-nlght with Casearets. Don't put in another day of distress. Ltt Casearets cleanse and sweeten your stomach; removo the sour, undi gested and fermenting food and that misery-making gas; take the excess bllo from your liver and carry off the decomposed waste matter and consti pation poison from the bowels. A Cascaret to-night will straighten you out by morning?a lO-c<=mt bo* keeps your head clear, stomach sweet, liver and bowels regular anil you feel bully for months. Don't forget the children?their llttlo Insides need a good, gentle cleansing, too.?Adv. fiMef&liMiib 200 Untrimmed Velvet Hats $ 1.98 Regular $4 Values. EVERY HAT IS NEW. EVERY IIAT IS CORRECT STYLE. EVERY HAT IS AT THE LOWEST PRICE QUOTED IN RICHMOND. Direct from the manufacturers to you?110 middleman's profit?no broken lines?no cleaiirups, but a complete assortment of high class shapes at a price that is a revelation. . H?. the work of young ministers. the i [ bishop got this reply: "He in 11 Utile ! . heady, but going In tlio right direction. An effort was made to Influence lilni i I in certain directions, but he Insisted on ? doing what he thought night." Said I the bishop: "I don't call that heady. I call It apostollc. I don't know any worse form of skepticism than for lay men to try to .suppress tlic truth. I .serve notlco that I shall not suppress t'.u truth." not so sTitox; roit UVUAUI.IN<; II AI'TIS 31" I ? Again, when infant baptiom was 1 i under discussion, the bishop an nounced: "I believe In infant baptism, I but 1 am not so strong for "yearling ; ! baptism." , | ! The following ministers were fleet ed deacons: J. B. Avery. Jr.. C Bell, | A. W. l,lnt hlcuin, W. A. orser, I}. T. , Stephens. J. 15. IVterw. The following were elected elders: . . W. U. Bates, Jr., O. M. Clarke, !?:. IV. Klliott, t\ 15. Oreen, O. B. Haga, 10. II. j Hopkins. IK \\*. Jackson, O. If. Kidd, i U. B. King, S. 15. Lucas. J. U. Unruh. The conference s;mg the Doxology ! in recognition of the roport of over [ I ii.OOO conversions and the exceptional- i ; ly lar^e number of men who have j ! joined the conference ministry at this ,Session. i The bishop addressed and received | ! the vows of the following young men ?at the altar, they having b?:<-u ad-! I In It ted Into full connection with the i conference: J. 15. Avery, Jr.. O. i' Doll, | i K \V. l-'ngland, A. \V. Unthlcuiii. \V., : A. Orser, D. t>. Stephenson and W. A. 1 I Wright. j To-inorrow, visiting ministers will | ? occupy the pulpits in the churches of I rortHinouth, Norfolk and Berkley. ? | 1 The conference probably will close ' i on Tuesday night, when the appoint-' I inents will be announced. This will In; the bishop's llnal official act of Hie srs- , blon. NO FUNDS TO FIGHT DISEASE Olllclalri Kfur Wnr on Foot nnil Mouth I lSpldemle Mill lie llnnipcrol. WASHINGTON", November 1 I. --Short j age of funds available fur t;i?: cam ! palgn against the live-Ktock foot and ! mouth disease epidemic was the btiii | jt-ct of lona: conferences to-da.v between [Secretary Houston and oilier Depart ment of Agricultural officials. Later it was said a statement on the aubjcct would he issued to-morrow. Officials fear lack of funds- will hamper the department's work of eradi cating the disease. The question lias been raised as to whether available funds appropriated j for other purposes may be diverted to ! flRht the dlseas". L>?gal phases of ; this question were gone into carefully ! to-day, but no decision wan-announced. Oyster Ktipper. | A euchre party and oyster supper will be given on Wednesday evening, Novemb?- IS. by the women of S;. Benedict's Cliapel at Benedictine Col lege, Ilanovcr and Shep/icrd Streets. Get the Genuine Duffy's Don't stand for the "just as good" talk of dishonest dealers, wherein substitutes are "equal" or "bet substitutes that "equal" or "bet ter" than the original Duffy's, sim ply because they desire to make more profit without considering your health. There's only one Duffy's Pure Malt Whiskey Recognized for over half a century as one of the most effective tonic stim ulants and invigorators known to science. It strengthens and sustains the system, is a promoter of health and long life, makes the old feel young and keeps the young strong and vigorous. Temperance advocates and people in many other walks of life use and en dorse Duffy's. So don't be imposed upon. Weir "Get Duffy's and Keep Sold in sealed bottles only?never in bulk. The original bottle is wrapped in "Duffy's Annual," and on the label is the "Old Chemist's" head; over the cork an engraved seal. Our name and mono gram are also blown into the bottle as illustrated. NO TF ,ift I)ulVy*M from your local driiK ?l*t, crocfr or draltr, $I.(X) Iter tiottlc. If lie cannot nupitly yon, wri(e iix, vrc ttIII tell yon nlirrf to jt?* It. Medical booklet free. Tlie IJnfTjr Unit AVIiInUcj- Co., Ilurlmler, X. V. Facsimile of bottle and package reduced laiTo! Every Imported Suit Just twenty-five suits remaining? beautiful suits of imported cloths, hand embroidered, silk cords, handsome ornaments. Every model is exclusive. This is an unusual sale, as garments of this character are not sold at reduced prices until very late in the season. But we are giving our customers the benefit of these Suits before "THANKSGIVING." $190 for $90 $150 for $85 $125 for $75 And Other Prices, $65 $55 and $45 Important Sale of Dresses SILK, SATIN, CREPE, VELVET, Beautiful assortment of Dresses for street or afternoon. The very newest effects. Plain or fancy. Every Dress is neatly finished, with an artificial flower, embroidery, lace or some smart ornament. These Dresses are made by the most skilled dressmakers in this country. These Dresses would ordinarily soil for much more money. Special, each $35.00 Black Cloth Coats $27.50 Genuine Saltex Korean? Finished Coats Skinner's satin lined cuffs, collar, belt and bottom of coat finished with plush. Very clever style. Just the coat for dress and general wear. Special Announcement Beginning Next Thursday, November 19th, Miller & Rhoads' Christmas Fair WILL BE FORMALLY OPENED Next door to our Sixth Street entrance, in the building immediately adjoining on Sixth Street, and formerly known as the PRESBYTERIAN BOOK STORE, we will have something entirely new and different a regular Christmas Fair, where all'sorts of gift goods will be grouped for easy selecting. THIS WILL BE VERY UNIQUE?in fact, it will be the first Commercial Fair ever held in Richmond. THE ENTIRE FIRST FLOOR of the building will be devoted to Christmas things and conducted on the fair plan. COME AND BRING ALL THE CHILDREN.