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DUEHS Will MEET III MML CONFERENCE Descendants of Heroes of War of 1818 Gathering in Petersburg for Two-Days' Session. THREE CHAPTERS IX VIRGINIA Several Cases In Police Court Sent On for Trial in Higher Tribunal. Attempted Hurglary In Hoarding Mouse?Severul Deaths. ("Special to The Times-Dispatch.) PETERSBUR'G, VA., December 1.? The annual State conference of the So ciety of the United Daughters of 1$12 will lie held In this city to-morrow and Thursday. The delegates will be the j guests or the Commodore H. H. Cocke Chapter, of this city, and to-morrow evening will he entertained at a re ception to be given at the Ellia' Home. There arc three chapters of tho organi zation in Virginia, with an aggregate membership of ninety?Richmond, Pe tersburg and Emporia. it is in con templation soor. to organize two addi tional chapters?one at .Bristol and one ? it Manassas. Action on this proposal will be taken at tho conference. Mrs. William J. Sladc, of New York, Is the national president, and Mrs. James C. I-'laher is the State regent. Petersburg ?'hapter has twenty-five mcmberB and ? ho foliowinn odlcers: regent. Mrs. George Mason; first vice-regent, Mrs. -fames C. Fisher: second vice-regent, -Miss Josephine Eppes; third vlce-re ?ent, Mrs. Preston Roper; fourth vlce icgent. Mrs. Warner Moore; corre sponding secretary. Miss Emily B. Ma son: recroding secretary. Miss Saille Withers: treasurer. Miss Elizabeth P. Myers: registrar. Miss Mary A. Neb Iclt; auditor. Miss Mary AV. Roper; curator, Mrs. J. A. Johnston. It was the great courage and bravery of the Petersburg volunteers of 1S12, at the battle of Fort Meigs, that won for Petersburg from the lips of Presi dent Madison, the soubriquet of the ? '"ockado City. "? Dark Tobacco Market. The market for the sale of dark to bacco was opened to-day with liberal offerings and demand for all grades. Black wrappers brought as high as ?20. Thcro is a Rood crop of dark tobacco In this section, with no sales of conse quenco heretofore. The sales of blight tobacco were iilao large to-day, with a very firm market. The best grades brought Trom $25 to $89, the latter being the highest prlcc of the season. C'aiien Sent On for Trial. in the Police Court this morning John Rice, a white man recently from l.ynchburg, and claiming to be a Crock, but not believed to be of that nationality, was fined ?20 and sentenced to Jail for ninety doA-n for assaulting and beating his wlf<? There waa an other, a more serious charge ngiilnst Rice for ill-treatment of his wife, for which he was committed for trial in the Hustings Court. Russell Hardy, a young white man, was sent to the Hustings Court for trial on tho charge of forgery. lie Is alleged to have forged the r.ame of Mrs. K. M. Pond, of P.ttrlck, to an or der on Crowder Brothers, merchants on Grove Avenue, for two cloaks to lie sent on approval. The order was presented by Harvey and the cloaks delivered to him. It was found out afterwards that the .order was a for gery, and that the articles had been pawned. Washington Hohbs, negro, several weeks ?co is alleged to nave forced the name of K. \V. Coleman, of De "\V"i11, Dinwiddle County, to a check for several dollars. He got the check cashed and spent the money for \\ hlsltey ami other articles. He eluded arrest until yesterday, when he was located and caught. He was commit ted for trial In the Hustings Court. Attempted Itulilirry. This morning between 1 and 2 o'clock the inmates of Mrs. Harris's boarding house, on Hollingbrook Street, were aroused by the presence therein of two j burglars. An alarm was Riven, and' the Intruders were frightened awav l>e-i foiv they could secure anything of I value. The burglars escaped before the I police could reach the spot. There was I much excitement In the I19UH0 and j neighborhood for a while. Death of Prince (irorRc Parmer. j Andrew Emory, aged slxty-ono years, i a well known and respected farmer, died last night at his home In Prince! tJeorgo County, below the .courthouse, j He had been In feeble health for some time. Mr. Emory la survived by his 1 wife, eight daughters, four sons and I three brothers. The funeral will take | place from the residence at 1 o'clock to-morrow afternoon, and the burial will be In the family cemetery. Died While on a Vlnlt. Mrs. Florcnco A. Pease, of Riverside, f'al., who, during the past two months, had been visiting relatives In Din widdle, died last evening at the home of her niece, Mrs. Smith T. Gerow. in that county. She waa sixty yearn old. arid is survived by her husband, the Rev. J. M. Pease, and two sons, all of California. She is also survived by a brother, A.-B. McGill, of Portsmouth, and a sister, Mrs. Herman Bradt, of Dinwiddle. The funeral will take place from Smith's Grove Church in Dinwiddle, at 11 A. M., Thursday. The services will be conducted bv the Rev. Charles R. Stribling. The Turtle Cmtte. The defendant Tnrtte faction In the famous Harrison Street (colored) Uap tist Church ease having: Tailed to 3end up the record with the appeal to the Supremo Court, the Governor lias des ignated Judge Went to sit In tho Hust ings Court to hear a motion for a rule or order upon the defendants to show causo why they should not be held in contempt. In the meantime, how ever, counsel for the defendants have Instituted new proceedings against tho plaintiff faction, which will delay set tlement of the controversy for some time, and a temporary Injunction has j heen granted restraining the anti-| Tartto faction from In anywise inter- j fering with tho Tarttc faction or its] ofiloors tin til further orders. Arrest* In November. The report of the chief of police for tlie month of November shows a total of 2U5 arrests for all causes, of which ninety-six were for intoxication and ten for felonies and seventeen for lar cenies. W'omitu'N lliMalonnrj- Mrftinr, The Woman's Missionary Society? home and foreign?of the Petersburg district of the Methodist Church met to-night In Washington Street Church with Mrs. T>ee Drltt, of Suffolk, In the chair. Addresses were delivered by Mrs. Brltt and Mrs. 1|. 15. Wall, super intendent of mission study. The busi ness sessions of tho conference will bo held to-morrow. 1'erHonnl and Otherwise. Miss Florence L?arrabeo left last night for Cincinnati to Join her friond, ?Miss Florence Hardemann, an accom plished violinist, in a concert. The Street Committee met last night and considered bids for city work, paving, curbing, guttering, concrete, ctc.. involving an aggregate expendi ture of botween $70,000 and 9S0.000, which tho city proposes to have done. There were local and outside bidders, whose proposals will bo submitted to tho Council. M. B. Tarry, of Townosvllle, N. C., who was severely injured In an auto mobile accident, has aufllclcntly im proved to leave tho hospital here and return home. ? Mr. Tarry was on his way to Richmond to witness tho foot ball game when ills automobile. was overturned. In Dinwiddle, and he was badly hurt. Peter Covington, of, Chesterfield, who was painfully shot while hunting on Thanksgiving Day by the accidental discharge of his gun, Is r.till in .the Petersburg Hospital, but his condition js nnu-h Improved. Petersburg contributed 52.000 In money, bosides 1,500 articles of cloth ing and othor necessities to the re lief of the Belgian sufferers. . 1 SOUTH 'RICHMOND SEVEN AUTOMOBILI5TS TO FACE SPEEDING CHARGE Roported by Officer Fljrnn for Fast Driving on Midlothian Turnpike. NEW AUTOS FOR PARCEL POST Receipts of Manchester Postal Station for Month Fall Off .\l>out 10 Per Cent?Funeral of G. S. Mcllae. Personal anil General Mention. Soven owners of automobiles will face Magistrate L. \V. Cheatham on Friday morning in Manchester Mag isterial Court on the charge of ex ceeding tlie speed limit on the Mid lothian Turnpike. Warrants for their hrrest wero sworn out yesterday, and Olticer W. II. Flynn will servo them on O. O. Deitz, of South Hill: the Hicks Auto Company, IJ. Cook. Willlum Holder, 15. D. Hose, K. C. Blackburn and ' II. W. Choice. Ollicer Flynri was slutloiicd on the! turnpike on Sunday, and timed the I machines for a distance of one-half mile. Ho said they wore going much faster than the luw allowed. Funeral of <?. S. Mcllae. A large crowd was present at Cen tral Methodist Church, where the fu neral services of George Scott Mcllac, who died on Monday morning at his home. -I1C West Twelfth Street, were held yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Row \V. A. Cooper, tlio pastor, con ducted the services, assisted by Rov. T. McN. Simpson. presiding elder of Richmond District, and Rev. J. K. .lol IIIT. a former pastor of the church. Interment was made In Muury Ceme tery. The pallbearers were: Honorary?Dr. K. T. Rucker, Samuel Owens.' W. K. CarUo/.o, A. J. Parrlsh. M. A. Campbell, i I'. I'. Murray, .1. It- Perdue. \V. 10. lion- | derson. Active?J. M. Chic heater. U.: I,. Bailey, II. O. Wall. W. L. Wlngllold. | B. I'. Vadon, AuguHtific Uoyall, L>. L?. j Pulllam and James F. Hyland.' Krportt Colt Stolen. Report was made to tho Chesterfield police yesterday that a sorrel colt, two and a half yearn old, with a star in her forehead, has been stolon from the i Mlnlborya Farm. ft Ih believed that tho animal was taken last week. .??? Autos for Parcel Pout. Two motor cars were added to the automobile servlcc at Manchester Pos- ] tal Station yesterday for the collection j and delivery of parcel post packages. I Tho cars are operated by Allen Slmms Wright, son of Captain A. S. Wright, who has a contract for furnishing 1110- 1 tor cars to tho local post-ofllce. Superintendent I*. U. Lloyd advises ' the public to do its Christmas mailing early, ?k he anticipates a heavy busi ness at the Kouthside station during the holidays. The receipts at the station for last month amounted to 53,093.06. Tills is a decrease of about 10 per cent, as the collections for November last ye?r I wero 91,913. PrrtooBl and General. The rcKUlur meeting of the Rlver | side Club will bo hc.?! to-night. All members nre*requested to be present.' Ml?s Marie Islington lias returned home after a visit to friends in Uurke vlllc. An entertainment for charity will be given In the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Fourteenth and Perry Streets, on Friday night at 8 o'clock. A diver sified musical program will bo rend ered. ?i The Christian Hand of Central Meth- | odist Church will hold a sale of fancy articles to-morrow in the home of j Mrs. Charles Hcliaadt. Held for Train-Wrecking. [Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch. J L.YNCH1JURG. V.\.. December 1.? Will Nowlln, a sisteen-yoar-old ne?tro boy, was held after preliminary trial to-day at Rustburg for the next Camp bell -County firand Jury on tho chargo of train-wrecking. It is charged that the negro placed an iron nut and fifteen > or twenty bolts on the track on the j Durham branch of the Norfolk and . Western Railway. several miles south j of l.ynchburg. Tho pony trucks of tho locoinotlvo woro derailed l>y tho. oh- | structlon, but no one was Injured. The evldcnco against tho negro la of a cir- j cumstantlal nature. 11 a r pe r?\\> rn er. [Special to The Tlmcs-Dlspatch.] I CKEWfc, VA.. December 1.?.Miss Freda Werner and lidjcar Harper were married at the home of tho bride at Victoria to-day. itev. W. W. Hain, of the Presbyterian church, performing I the ceremony. They will make their j homo In Crew. ! Minister Will Wed. [Special to The Times-Dispatch. J T,Y.\*CHBUKO. VA., December 1.?1 Mrs. Dillie li. Jennings has announced j tho engagement and appronchlns m:ir- i rlage of lior daughter. Miss Kato ! Kvadna JoimliiKS, to Itev. Walter Scott i Doyorle. tho marriage to talte place j at Trinity Methodist Church here the j I aftornopn of December L'. FINDINGS OF OSBORNE nrnchrit Many Conrlunlon* During I'lrat Day at Nine Nlntc. OSSING, X. Y.. December I.?Hero arc a fow of Iho observations expressed publicly by Thomas Mott Osborne at the conclualon of hit llrnt day as warden of Sins Klnp I'rlson: "The cells In tho six-time block must BO. They are not fit habitations for plgrs. Thoy aro damp and produotlvo of disease, especially of tuberculosis. "Tho coffee served tho prisoners is tho vilest stuff I ever tasted. I tried to drink dome, but had to taka cocoa. "There : Is not enough work to po around. ,T think tho best way will bo to put tho men on two-hour shifts, and allow them opportunity for athletic exercise In addition. "I am Koine to allow the prisoners to talk. 1 think the policy of silence Is diabollcn! It is bad as thr dark-cell treatment, which has been abolished at the demand of an outraged civilisation. "Before I lenw the prison. 1 hope to soo capital punishment abolished." iH'tiniu iSifUn fr Atratma riS LI U I -]ll) T t^^rrirl puri r v co rVoiVat ion J WritingOt^irfafaT] tamm. ic?^iln I T** OyfcN& \ CLEAN BREAD Has Come to Richmond! At last, here is bread you can be sure is absolutely CLEAN and PURE. Isn't that fine news? Isn't it splendid to have all doubts concerning your bread supply swept away?splendid to be able to step to the telephone or drop in at the grocer's and get bread that is 100% pure, 100% clean? imi'i imnti tTTTTj JDMU11I Richmond's Magnificent New Baking Palace v The Purity Corporation of Virginia Is One of the Finest in the World May all be seen from the Visitors' Gallery The Purity Corporation 10 So. Jefferson St. Corner Gary We doubt if there is an equal to this model baking institution in any city twice the size of Richmond. What a tribute this bakery is to the particu lar tastes of Richmond people! You bread eaters determined its character. We studied your tastes. We found you most particular on the subject of bread ? found you were not satisfied with ordinary bakers' bread ? found that thousands of people were skeptical about the cleanliness of bake-shops and suspicious of bakers' bread. We decided to give Richmond a bakery that would meet this condition and give you bread, that you could feel absolutely certain was Made Clean?Sold Clean?Delivered Clean You get just that kind of bread from our ovens. To equip ourselves to produce it, we spared neither expense nor skill. We called upon the country's foremost designers of bakeries. We built our bakery along the most airy and sanitary lines. We equipped it with the most efficient machinery science and baking experience has evolved. And Now We Invite You to Come and See Richmond's Model New Bakery Come and visit us any afternoon or evening except Saturday or Sunday. The airy rooms with white tiled walls. The shower-baths for the daily use of employees. The clean workmen, dressed in white, wearing canvas shoes. The humidifying system which "man ufactures pure, clean air." The flour cleaning and aereating machine. The automatic mixers. The proofing process. The machine that divide the dough into loaves. Among the sights you'll see will be: The rounding machine where the kneading is done. The Giant ovens with their automatic regulators. The method of wrapping. The clean corps of salesmen.