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OCIETY Mrs. Victor Meddis. of Louisville, j *>\, is tho guest of her parents, Mr. | "n<l Mrs. James B. Pace, ai their homo! on Grove Avenue. Major Meddis, who is stationed at Camp Zuchary Taylor, has recently joined Mrs. Meddis for a [itw days' stay in this city. ?HWr*? Uanrr. 1 The second of a series of dances to Riven for officers In the army and navy will be held on th? roof gulden '<>f the Westmoreland Club this even ing from 8:30 to 11:30 o'clock. Mrs. ?"'? I). Hotchklss Is general chairman for the ofllcers'dance at the Westmore land, as well an for the dance given at the Army and Navy Club for soldiers, sailors anil marines. The chaperons 'or the dance at the Westmoreland Club include Mrs. Aubrey Young, Mrs. J- Allison Hodges, Mrs. CJ. '1*. W. Kern, Miss Martha ltoblnson, Mrs. Joseph rourqunean, Mrs. Cary. Miss Mary Baughinan. Mrs. James Watklns, Mrs. Percy Dlgges, Mrs. B. Stewart Hume. Mrs. Robert Pegram and Mrs. Aithur ocrlvenor. Only fifty girls will be Invited to meet the officers this week at these dances and the girls attending will be admitted by card. Htrorr?TapiroM. An Interesting wedding of the season was eelebnited In the home of the bride's aunt, Mrs. Lynn Thomas, at Richmond, on August 20, when Pearl J<- Tapscott, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. II. W. Tapsoott. of Buckingham County, became the bride ?f J. Robert Stcger, of Hatton, Albemarle County. The ofII bating minister was Rev. J. R. John son. The bride wore a handsome traveling suit of gray. Immediately after the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. ?Steper left for Washington and other northern points. After ten days they will be *t homo at 331 Westslde Ave nue, Hagerstown, Md. For lied Cruaa. A number of Richmond people will attend tho Red CroH? dance and lawn party to be given to-day at "Dogwood." the homo of W. Gordon Harvle. neat' Mattoax, which la to be held under tho auspices of the Mattoax Red Cross league. Music will be furnished by tho Jaw band from the aviation camp at Richmond, and dancing will begin promptly at 8 o'clock. Refreshments will be served. , IN A .YD OUT OF TOWN. Misses Sallle Branch Donnan. of ; Petersburg, and Marshall Allse Fltx patrlck, of Montgomery. Ala., aro the quests of Miss Clara V. Beverley, at her homo on Kloyd Avenue. Miss Josephine Slzer hac closed her house, 1610 West Grace Street, and is now with Miss S. B. Gordon, 916 West i Grace Street, until her departure fori ! France. Dr. Charles R. Robins hnH Joined his j ! family at Woodborry Forest, where he will remain until September 2. T. 13. Johnson and his daughtor have : returned to their homo on Grove Ave | nue. after a visit to White Sulphur Springs and at "Rest-a-while," the ! country place of Mrs. L.ula Edmonson, I in Houston. Mrs. John W. Cabell, of Sheppard Street, will have as her guest this com ing week her sister, Miss Robertlne ? Moore, of Roanoke. M!ss Katherine Richard Fehsenfeld, : of Baltimore, In visiting at the hortie j <>f her uncle, Henry W. Fehsenfeld, in ? this city. Don Williams, of the Six Hundred and Thirty-fifth Aero Squadron, now ! stationed in Richmond, has recently spent a short time in New York City. Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Satterfield and I Miss Katherine Satterfield, of 714 > North Twenty-fifth Street, have re I turned from a two weeks' visit to Ensign Dave E. Satterfield, Jr., of the Aviation Institute of Technology, i Cambridge. Mans. , Miss Ann Godfrey. of Richmond. Is ' spending sonm time with Miss Kdua K. ! CJermalno at her country home In Cum- j berlund. Mrs. B. II. KUIngton. of Fulton, has j as her guest Mrs. K. P. Nichols, of Starksvllle, Miss., who Is visiting her son. Corporal K. M. Ooddard. of the Six Hundred and Thlrty-II/tlv Aero Supply Department, and Mrs. Ooddard. WOMEN'S MKU'riNGS The Business Woman's Cluh will meet ! this evening, from 7 to 9:30 o'clock, on | the lawr\ at the home of Miss Margaret j Raekctt. Hawthorne Avenue, Olittar Park. Those attending the meeting ; may get oft at Stop 31. on the Lakeside i line. SAN DIEGOlORPEDOlD BOAST OF U-BOAT CHIEF j Officer Also Assert* Thai -He Snnk the Tank Steamer O. II. Jennlnira find Held Captain Prisoner. ? lHy A?soclated I'r*-** 1 PORTLAND, MB.. August 23.?A boast that the American cruiser San Diego was torpedoed and not mined was made by the commander of the submarine whlrh captured the steam trawler Triumph and used her as a raider on the fishing bsnk.i this week, according to word received here from Captain Myhre, of the Triumph, to-day. The Oerman officer also as serted that he sank the tank stoam^r O. n. Jennings, and that the captain of the Jennings was a prisoner on the submarine while Captain Myrhe was on board. Early delivery of your Want Ad copy to-day Inaures correct clnanlflcatlon anil proper Indexing to-inorrovr, Phone Randolph 1. PETERSBURGER NOMINATED TO BE ARMY MAJOR-GENERAL William l/RMMlirr In llrother of >lnn CioliiK lo Prancr With V. >1, ('. A. (Special to The Times-Dispatch.J PBTERSBUR'J. VA.. . Auuunl 23.? Otllclal report from the War 'Depart ment, gives 11)?? news that Urlgadler Cenural William l.aasiter, of the United States Army, lias been nominated h major-general. Me In now with the j arm? In France. General Lassitur if | a native of I'ctersburg, the son of the late L)r. L). \V. l.asniter. and is brother of Charles T. Lassitcr. of this city, who | will go to Franco in September in Y. M. C. A. work, lie Is a graduate and j former in:Uructoi at West 1'otnt. XV, T. I . Alrrtlni;. The annua! meeting of the lMnwiddie County W. <*. T I', was held yester day at Smith'* 'irove Church, and of ficers were e'octed as follows: Presi dent. Mrs. Albert Mayo: recording-sec retary. Miss II C. Atchesson; corre sponding-secretary. Miss I-ilUe Gerow; treasurer. Mrs. Harrison Bryant. The county union Is providing for five or six French orphans, and is doing much other good work. At the. morning ses sion, addresses were delivered by Miss Pearl Valentine, of Richmond, who has charge of the State I'nlon War Relief, and Mrs. Justice, of Chester. State Superintendent of Temperance Mis sions. FlKht With ,\euro Thief, \Costic Price, negro and ex-convict, is held for trial for car robbery. He was arrested by Detective Chandler, but put up stiff resistance and a strong i fight before being over-powered. The fight was a roUKh and tumble one with ! blows. Price is charged with break 1 ing Into and robblnjr an express car I on the Coast Line tracks In this city. ' and with stealing therefrom silks amounting to over $200 in value. The stolen property was recovered on al Ileged confession of the negro un?l the information he save sis to where ho had concealed the *good.H. To L'nvrtl .Monument*. Magnolia Camp. Woodmen of the ; World, will unveil monuments In-Oak 1 Grove Church cemetery, at Ilcatns. 011 Sunday afternoon, erected to the mem ory of James Mailings and \Vm. K. Webb. deceased oillcers of the camp. S. B. l^athan, of Norfolk, will deliver ! the address., Many members of the camps In and around Petersburg will attend the unveiling:. Injured l>y Auto. Frank Brooks, musical director at the New Century Theater, while dodg ing one automobile was knocked down by another In Kattl Hank near S/i-m luoie Street, yesterday afternoon. His Injuries though not regarded as very serious, tire such that he is lit the (jspital. The intersection of these nve streets, near where tno accident happened, is the most congested place In the city. The car whi'h struck Brooks is owned in Hopewell, and the owner was acquitted 01 any blame In the matter. .Negro Youth Shot. McKinley Brown, a colored youth of thirteen years is lying in the hospital dangerously wounded, r.s the result of shooting by Robert Pulley, twelve yearn old. son of J. J. Pulley. It is alleged that the Pulley boy has been twice attacked and beaten by the Brown boy, who fired at the latter with a .22 caliber rifle. The ball tammmBmmmsmammsmmtaammmmmKUKm LetCuticuraBe ! Your Beauty Doctor An 4n?iW?i Soap H. Ointment ? ft 60, Talents 2i. I Boaip.'e t&d. lrr+ of "Cttlinr*. p?pt. ?. Bortca." lodced in the negro's spine, causing paralysis of the lower part of the l>o<ly, and his coriditld'n Is thought to l>e dangerous. .Note* of lutrreat. Thrr? women and two men were brought to this city yesterday by the ChesU-rfield police to be held for In spection as disease suspects. They were arrested in a raid by the county oflicers, and were tlned by a magls t rate. Klevrn persons were fined S10 cash In the I'oltc^ f'ourt this morning for violation of the automooUo ordinance. The local draft board will meet to morrow in the Kederal Building to resist' r all young men In Petersburg and Dinwiddle County who have be ?*onip of an? since June 5. The num ber of these registrants is very small. ^< Economy demnnd* thnt you Ret the hest pricb for thnt old furniture you n.inl to hell. Tlmcn-L)l?pntch \Vnnt Ad* will sell It for you. Randolph 407. Randolph 40S. Sales Service Richmond Motor Co., Inc. TFXTII AM) RROAD STRKtiTS, In Black and White, For Dancing. Albert Stein Fifth and Broad Streets. - LADIES' BALLET SLIPPERS How Do "Your Chances Compare with His ? PROM the British war office we leam that the death rate of men at war is * 20 in each one thousand?2%. Among men of the same age in peaceful pur suits, the death rate is 10 in each one thousand? I This makes a difference in hazard of only one percent between you and the man in the trenches. Yes, peace has her dangers as well as war, and they are practically all due to carelessness or neglect. In motoring, for instance, if you drive with de fective brake linings, you are taking even greater chancel with your life than the soldier who faces death in the grim struggle of " No man's Land/* Insurance statistics show that 75% of all automobile accidents are due to defective brakes?and this means defective brake lining, for The Lining is the Backbone of the Brake Don t take unnecessary chances. Remember that the preservation of life and property is a matter of the utmost importance at this time. This means your life?your property? as well as the lives and property of others. 'Multibestos Brake Lining on your car helps to conserve your life and property. It protects and safeguards you and your car as no other brake lining can. Its frictional or gripping quality gives you control of your car at all times. In ordinary use it brings you to a smooth gliding stop, firmly and silently. In emergency, Multibestos holds the wheels in a vice like grip, bringing your car to a dead stop in a surprisingly short space. According to engineering tests, Multibestos gives 25% above-the-average wear. It is economical from every standpoint. Insist upon Multibestos as equipment on your new car, or as replacement of the brake linings on the car you now drive. This is your best form of accident insurance. Multibestos is sold through the following distributors and dealers in this section: ?JOBBERS? E. L. Taylor & Co., Ninth and Cary Streets. ?DEALERS? The Model Garage, 612 W. Broad St. The Essenkay Co., 201 N. Belvldere St. ? H. D. King Motor Corp., 820 W. Broad. Smith & Hicks. 12-14 N. 10th St. T. G. Reynolds. 1815 W. Broad St. Terminal Motor Co., 15 S. Nineteenth Street. A. R. Tiller, 130S W. Broad St. Thomas B. Hicks' Sons, 110 S. Jefferson. Elliott's Garage, 133 East Bank Street, Petersburg, Va. C. R. Bourdene, 118 East Bank Street, Petersburg, Va. Charlestown Garage, Charlestown, W. Va. Jefferson Garage, Charlestown, W. Va. M. & M. Service Station, Charlestown, W. Va. ? W. B. Jenkins Motor Co., Fredericksburg, Va. The Motor Sales Co., Charlottesville, Va. A STANWA icn toi o| Ol jo i oioio if 4= IVv blwfcjicliafeirolcaifeib PRODUCT Kaufmann'S Why Gordon s Hosiery Are Preferred of the Particular "GORDON'S" name on hos iery (both at home and abroad) is an asset to any shop. "Gordon's" are pre ferred by the particular, who have worn them with unfailing satisfaction since time out of mind. "GORDON'S" full fashioned Boot Silk Lisle Hose, with high spliced heel and four thread heel and toe; white, Russia calf, brown, etc., 75c. GORDON'S Pure Silk, with six-inch lisle garter top and segmed leg; white, brown, Russia calf, gray, etc.% $1.25. "GORDON'S" Pure Thread Silf Full Fashioned, Lisle Top Hose, with high spliced ed heel, in all wanted shades. The dependable Hose, $1.75. T. 8-24-18. Automobile Tops Upholstering Seat Covers and Painting OUR SPECIALTY. We use only the best ma terial and our workmen are experts. Let us give you an estimate. Montague Mfg. Co., Tenth find Mnln St*.. Richmond, Va. *\ tlftlllKR?HOUGH AND Dll KSSKD. RAILROADS Seaboard Air Line Railway Co. Train* leuve dally. 9 A. Al.. ftorllua locau 1:1k f. Al.. Sl.epers Aimnu una jack?on Vi)i?; 9:4o I1. U.. AUanta-dirminKtutm bp. dul; 11 40 P. M.. Hle.pcra J acknonvnia. trains arrive <:26 A. Al? ?:0u A. AL. i;tf P M .. fa :30 P. M Atlantic Coast Line The lUturuau ol the iaoulU. Ju4' A. 4-.\- k A \ L* JU;?? U. IdlB, TUA1.\B l-oAvjJ Ri?;.HAiONL? UA1LY. Jf'ur Fiuriu. *?U South: k:0u A. AL anr. 6:U P M.. 12:46 A. M. for Norfolk: 6:00 A. M-. 3:00 A. A!.. 3.00 P. M.. l:bo P. M. For N. At vV. Ky., Weit: 9:20 J, il.. 3:uo P. il.. b:26 P. iL For Petersburg: 12:16 A. il.. 6:05 A. M., 8:10 A. Al., 9.00 A. il.. 9:20 A. il.. 3:00 P. il.. M:UU P. il.. f 2 :4o P. iL. 6:66 P. il.. 6.16 P. .U., 3:J6 P. il. Fur uoldtboro and Fayettevlllet *?:u) P. il. Trains arrive Richmond daily: 6:26 A. il . 11:30 A. il.. 7:36 A. il.. 1:40 A. M.. 12 ul noon; *2:10 P il.. tl:*<o P. il.. 6:uj P .il.. 6:67 il.. 7:46 P. il.. 816 P. M. ?Except Sunday. iSumlay only. Mime of arrival ami departuro and con nect ona noi m;srnntp?<l. Richmond & Petersburg Electric Railway L?aT<> Richmond. ?d A. 31. 4 P. M. 1AM. 5 ?*. M OA..U. ?UA.il. "ttP.il. 10 il. 7 P. il. llA.il. 8 P.M. ?IS Al. *UP. il. 1 P. il. 10 P. il. - P. SI. IIP. Al. Leave l'eter? bur* J:iip. il. to:Ao A. Ai. ?4:wi'. Al. tl WO A. .lit 6:ou P. ,u. ??< :oo A. Jti. p. ii. MloOA.il. ?:0(ti'.j? V:oj A. Al. 7i3ftp. ii. 1UUWA. M. 8:8ft P. .?!. ll:85A.il. O.aft P. .u 12:3ft P. Al '10:40 P. SI. ItSftP. M. II MOP .svj' .U ???? ItSftP. M. 11M0P Al ?3 P. SI. *12 P. .tl. a:a5P. M. 1-2:13 A.M. ?Ha-gaga. ?Limited. ?W<eb l>av? Only, Norfolk & Western Railway Le*ve iiyid -t.eet Sluuon, Ricnuxjutl. FoH NORFOLK. *6:06 A. aI? ?!?.?? a. AL. ?3:wo P. Ja., *6:66 P. il. FOR Li'NCHUL'rtQ AND THE WEST: ?9:20 A. il.. 'S^O P. il.. *3:35 P. AL Arrive Richmond troru Norfolk: *12:01 noon. '6:67 1'. 11. From th? West: *7:36 A XI.. T2.10 P. Al.. 21:60 P. M.. *7:46 P. M. ?Pally. ?lJally except Hunday. ISundar. Richmond, hredenciuborg & Pottoac R. JL Ta surf from WMhlagtaa ail bMMl-lillr, 1/eave Rlchiuiml ?0.40 AM tll.46 AM At d.40 AM tl2JU PM < SJA AM ? 7.00 PM ? 0.1S AM I r.lO PM Arrl\e cucumuna t 7.2S AM i 9.13 PM ?Li.66 PM * DJo PM t 6J0 PM *11.26 PM T 6.00 PM tli.JW Nl. Klchmoua-WMlilBrton Lomu, Lt.m.iw t Al. woek days; fi.16 PM, nan4?ya; Ar. <13.16 PM. daily. Kredcrlokjborg iocam. weak day*. Lv. (4.1b PM: Ar. (1.16 AM. Aablud Aooom. *m1 <Uy?, Ly.(7.45 AM, C30 PM; At-*6.30 AM, 6.90 PM ?Klb? Uofcat and btnmi offlow hot own for Lb 1b train. ?MaiabLBi*. 1 Byrd 8U 81*. utepptae at Jtlbaj. <Bba nus Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Un., Lo viUa it iteii., *l.ou p..*?.ao p. ilaio Lan? Lov&l, *?:lu a.. l?.l?> p. Jauiea Rlvar Llna, *1I?:U0 *..36:16 p. Newport Nawa. NfV.. Old Point. *9:0# *12 ?0 n.. *4:0# p. Newport Nowa Local. *7:00 *6:16 p. yrom Nfk.. Newport Nawa. OSd p.. *lt:M m-, "a:!! ??:?? ?? Newport N.. ^-ocal. *9:46 9:46 p. Froiw Waaf: "?:li r.. ^#:40 p. Loo^a. Xf:66 a? ?7:66 p. Jimu Rlrer. fi:J6 a. ??iH p -uallr Ponday. STEAMBOATS CUNARD Rexular Passenger and Carta Harvlees. NEW YORK?UVEBPOOL NEW YORK-FALMOUTH-IjONDON NEW YORK?BRlSTOIi n??. Portugal. Kpaln. Hwtts?rMnd. >i 8U.riAh^,"iS?"rii^rArat.