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tion Will Make Its Own Improvements, MUNICIPAL POLITICS Several Aldermen and Council incn to Have Opposition, - Tile Revivals, (Special to The Tlmcs-I'lspntoh.) ?prjTI3R8Ht.RO, VA? April 17.~The Petersburg Ilenevolent Mechanics' Asso? ciation, which recently offered to Andrew Cnrnoglo it? line library and museum lo ?quip a. publicfbrury hillldhig, lo he es? tablished hy him, Is preparing to make It? cwn Imnroveinohls, nnd ha? appnlnled it committee to report on optimales und plans for the reiiHxlellng of Its building at Syi.'nntoro and Tab!, Hired?. H Is un? derstood that tho committee will probably favor extensive Imp royo mc 111?,' including the making fireproof that part of! Iho building which contains the. library and museum. Jam???? V. Itranch, Robert Urunt't and O, \V. Mnttox are the mem? bers of the Improvement committee. The special meeting of tho Board of Aldermen last night to consldor the] license tax ordinance recently passed by iho Council, decided, on the city attor? ney's advice, that the law requlrou" a three-day Interval between meetings of the two municipal bodies to ??He oh the ordinance at a meeting next Thursday night, when tho ordinance will be adopted as It came from the Council. The ordi? nance was adopted last night by the Hoard of Aldermen In committee of the whole. John ttlce, a young negro, charged with stealing a watch from a brother Afro called .Major Anthony, this afternoon, was ??aught on the fly by Policeman John He??an, who arrived at tho worst time for Illce, and, after u chase, captured lilui In a Halifax Street store, where the fugitive tried to throw away* the watch. Anthony charges Rice with stealing the watch from his person. It Is understood that Bcvernl council men ntul aldermen, whose terms expire July 1st, will have opposition at the June ?lection, .or lit the primary, If tlm Demo? cratic Oily Central Committee meeting, ti> lie held to-morrow night, decides on a primary. The revivals at (lie l'lrst liiuilfsl and ?High Street Methodist Churches continuo lo meet with great success, and n large number of persons are being received Jntu the churches. Rev. Dr. Piekhfd, of l.yiiohburg. I." preaching at the First Baptist Church. Th.* pa ?tor, Rev, W. A. .Christian, Is conducting the High Street Methodist Church services. TWO IN ONECOFFIN. Rev. J. C. Swindal Loses Two Grandchildren in An Hour. fSpecial to The Tlmes-lilspateh'* OS?ORN'S GAP. VA., April 17,?A rallier singular coincidence has just taken place here. Roland Fleming, a .??roii-ln-lnw of tin- Rev. J. *"!. Swindal, lives near his father-in-law's, and within the night word was received 'at Urn parson's that his little grandson (Fleming".-; son) was dead. Then an hour or two later word was re? ceived th-it'? child of Peter Co'lnttsff, also nnothej- grandson ?,f the 'iarjio?'*.' iviis dead. There was a double burin 1?'?:ir> eoifln?In the Swlndnl Cemetery, the chil? dren ?f sisters, both of whom died on the same night, not far from the same liour. BLOODY IN COUNTY. The Carters and McMurrays Have a Change of Fusillades. ?"Special to The Tim's-Dlsiiat.-h.l OATH CITY. VA.v April IT.?A bloody encounter took place twelve miles east *nf here this morning' between Jeremiah McMurray and friends, on one side, and William Carter and two sons and son-in law, on the other. Tho Carters went on a piece of land which is claimed by .Mc? Murray. when they were fire?! on by the JMcMiirrays. all being wounded. The Carters vigorously retimed the fire, and It Is reported McMurray is se? riously wounded. The full extent of the lujurien to the different, partios has not been learned. William Carter is promi? nent, having been n magistrate and supervisor. He and MeMiiirny are old. -?- ? TRUST TO BUILD CITY. Steel Corporation Will Construct Modern Town in Minnesota. . (Special tu The Times-Dispatch.) ST. PAUL, MINN., April 17.-A model city, without saloons or small frame buildings, with water works, a 160,000 public school, paved streets, public library ami all up i<? date conveniences, In the pineries of Northern-'Minnesota, is now lio I n g constructed by the 1'nlied Stales Steel Corporation. This new town will be called Do|eraln (iml wi'l stall with a population of 1,000 persona. It will rival the famed city of Pullman, 111., and will he governed"by n hoard of commissioners. The site for tho new town is on the Iron range, nnd the oiiipatlon ?if Hs people will be that of inhilng. Tho town will be located eight miles west oi" Grand Rapids, .Minn. FOR A NEW BANK. Good Government and Conserva? tive Tickets for Council. . ' ?.Speelal to Tilt? 'I'lnies-Dlspiilch i FRI-lliKUICKKI'I'lUl, VA., April 17.v Another bftiiH |H to i?e started In Frod* orickshurg, application having beim mixto to the State Corporation Commission foi' ti chin-!?')' for "Tlie Furniers and Mi'V ohanls Slate llnnk, of Frederlcksbur^, Vn.," the capital to hi) ?l'oo.OOO Its pur PLAIN TALK TO RHEUMATICS ?M Ai*#?l# I. Tf you hnvo studied tho cause of Rheti m^f rm ^r hmtlstn, you know thai It is caused by f f 11 A loo tnucli uric acid In thn blond, Many ' ! peopl?) think It I? cnused by cnlchlrtg CURES RHEUMATISM TO STAY CURED GET ? BOTTLE FROM YOUR -DRUGGIST TO-DAY REMOVES THE CAUSE OP THE DISEASE "GETS AT THE JOINTS PROM THE INSIDE" "MAKES YOU WELL ?AIiL OVER" YOU CAN TEST IT FREE Jf you have tried other remedies, as j you doubtless havo, and have been dis appointed; If you have tried doctors In; vain, and havo lost faith In everything us a means of cure, wo want you to go to your druggist nnd buy a bottle of R.HEUMACIBB AT ONCK. If you want to test It before buying we will .fur? nish you a sample free If you will cut out I tho coupon below, writo In your name and address, and mall It with flvo cents for postage to the omce of the BOBB1T.T CHEMICAL CO., 316 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, CUT OUT THIS COUPON. Bobbin Chemical Co., 310 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, Aid.: Please furnish me with 11 sample bottle of HM1SMUMACIDE); which you orfer to give sufferers ABSO? LUTELY FltKE. Name .,. Address . 1 Your druggist sells and recommends I RHEUMACIDE. cold or sudden changea In the weathr Cold and dampness Jirlng on acute it tackn of Rheumatism, but limy do n cause tho disease, The cause was a ready In the system, and It only took 11 cold or tho change In the weather develop the aettto ottnek and bring aboi tho terrible palna In tho joints and mm cles. The old-fashioned way of rubblt with lliilmonts or putting on piastoi gives temporary relief In mild cases, In RUBMNG WILL NOT CUBE, boctt.il it loaves Hi? cause of tho disease In ti. system, rendy to break out In a fres attack any day, RHEUMATISM m ?AN TNTERNA I DISEASE, AND DEMANDS AN IN TETINA Ii REMEDY. The doctors hnv known that all along; but the Interne remedies that were oltored either con tallied mineral drugs so drnstlc that the seriously damaged the stomach an nerves, or else contained ophites or nl cniiol that merely lulled tho pain 1 sloop, giving no moro permanent relic than liniments, and seriously daningln tho body. But nt last, after years of sclenllll study of tbo causes and cure of Rlieiimu tlsm, a remedy has been discovered, p purely vegetable ingredients, that swoop out of the blood the germs nnd poisons neutralizes tho poisonous acids, and a thn same time tones tip the stomach am regulates the liver and kidneys. Thl new discovery?"RHEUMACIDE"?Is th? most powerful blood purifier and cor r octant known, yet it nets ihrougi nature's channels, nnd has been testet on tho delicate stomach of a baby with? out Die slightest Injury. The discoverers or R1IHUMAC1D1: know that such n combination, tho re? sult of the latest scientific discovery SHOULD CUBE RHEUMATISM ANC ALL KINDRED DISEASES. When tho> put It to the practical test, they found the results far greater than they hud any reason to anticipate. RHEUM ACIDE otlrod Mrs. MARY WELBORN, of High Point, N. C who was over TO vears old, of a terrible case of Rheumatism, from which SHE HAD SUFFERED 20 YEARS. RHEUMACIDB cured W. R. Hughes of Atkins, Vn.? CURED IHM AFTER THE MOST FA? MOUS NEW YORK SPECIALISTS HAD FAILED. RHEUMAC1DE cured Mrs, Laura. Gardner, of Baltimore, after she had SUFFERED FOR 16 YEARS. AND TRIED ALL OTHER REMEDIES IN VAIN. RHEUM ACIDE CURED JOHN F. ELINE. OF BALTIMORE. AFTER THE FAMOUS SPECIALISTS OF JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL HAD FAILED. These are only a few of tile thousands of cases It has already cured. We be? lieve It will cure you; and we want you to go straight to your druggist, get a bottle nnd give It a fair trial. There is no other remedy like It. ns it Is n n?*w formula, and a remedy that CU RES RHEUMATISM TO STAY CURED? CURES BY REMOVING THE CAUSE me Ti-rm titsbisit pose Is lo do a general banking huslti and have a savings department, in wli interest will be~""pnid on deposits. '. officers named In the application are G. Willis, president: Ltyj J. Graves, C onel E. 1). CriTc. vice-presidents; Ji F. Gouldman, Jr.. cashier; Directors, G. Willis. Lee J. Graves, E.' D. C< John F. Gouldman, Jr.. W. G. Dilla M. M. Walte, David Hlrsh, E. W. Mi E G. Hellln. Frank P. Steams. The following will probably oppose i candidates for the City Council nominal by the Good Government League, and v be known as the conservative Coun ticket-. ?Messrs. J. P.Bowo, W. E. Bn ley.. IT. B. T?inc. \Y. -S. Embrey. T, J I Criicken,-George XV. Wroten. . ? . . I Judge A. XV, "Wallace has been elect as the delegate from St. George's Ep copal Church to the Episcopal Coun in Alexandria on May 16th, with A. Botls, alternate. Tho Episcopal churches of this ci have elected vestrymen, nn follows: For St. George's Church?Judge A. A Wallace. A. Ii. Botts, Judge R. II. Chlehester, A. Randolph Howard, E. Smith, D. 9. Forbes, A. D. Tnpscott, rj H. B. Hall, A. P. Thornton, M. M. Lewi Judge A. T. Embrey and Dr. J. I'". Thorn son; wardens. Judge "Wallace and A. ] Bolts: registrar, Dr. J. F. Tbompsoi treasurer, E. M. Young, Jr. Trjnlty Church?Messrs. George B. Pea I son, W. 11. Richards. John S. Berr; I John F. Scott, Or. B. Hales, John Blelgl I S. O. Wnllao, W. F. Coates, ?. R. Hov i ord, John T. Brauer. . . ...? _ j ALUMNI REUNIONS. I _ | A Syste mby Which All Will Re turn Every Five Years. (Special to The Times-Dispatch.) CHAIILOTTESVILLE. VA., April 17i Lctters wei'e sent out sonic time ag by Or. James Morris Page, secretary n the General Alumni Association of tn University of Virginia, to all former stu ?lents of the university, explaining a sys tern of reunions of the alumni to be bel. ?luring the linn] exercises In June. M?*in hers of the classes of 1!K>1, ISM, ISM am on down nt Intervals of five years, wen especially invited to visit the unlvorsltj ?luring tiie duals of l!?Ofi:, members of tin .'lasses of J002. ISi>7, ?802 nnd on down wll *.?? Invited to hold their reunion at the limits of 1?XI7, and so on, and in thi? way every member of the Alumni Asso? ciai Ion will have a chanve every nvr y?*ars or roturnlng to the university and renewing old nc<iunlntnnccs \yith his for? mer clnssmntes. That tho Innovation has found favor with the members of the Alumni Associa? tion Is attested by the fact Unit already more than 130 replies have been received by Dr. Page, expressing the writer's In I torittnn of being present In June. ! In his annual' report to the General Alumni Association, recently published, Dr, Page guve the names of fin former students who hail roplletl up to that time that they would attend the llmils. Fol? lowing I? th?' number of men from euch class: Will. 1?: 1S00, IG; U.l|, 1K; IS1.?, IS; issi, 15; iS'Tr.. S; isti, i; ISO?, '.'-, 1841, l'. Jna, DinwIildU*. of Raleigh, N ('., and Rlclm.-.l AY. Jones, of Uiurel, Miss.; IfSO, i, Rev. James a Quniioa, of Lcnxlgton, Yn., und F. E. Rice, of New Market, Vu.; IM1?, 1, Absalom Kolner, of FIshersvllle, \',\, j Womzr^ KM MB _ 437 ?7 Every woman covets a loss of their girlish forms nfter marriage. The hearing of children is often destructive to the mother's shapeliness, Ql All of this can he avoided, however, hy the use of Mother's Friend hefore baby comes, as this great liniment always prepares the body for tllQ strain upon it, and preserves the symmetry of her form, Motlier'5 Friend overcomes all the 'danger of child-birth, and carries th? expectant mother safely through this critical period without pain. It is woman's greatest blessing. Thousands gratefully tell of the benefit ;;nd relief derived from the use of this wonderful remedy. ?Sold hy all druggists at. ffi.ooper bottle. Our little book, telling nil about this, lhiiment, wiH'^be ill BrtffM Bwlittr De? AlHiti, fti. Some fifty replies of acceptance have been received since this .list. was .pub? lished and several alumni have signi? fied their Intention of coming hero, al? though they did not belong to the classes named above. In all, two hundred or more .alumni arc expected to visit the university tills June. EASTER GERMAN. Over a Hundred Dancers On Gymnasium Floor. (Special to The Times-Dispatch.) ' ClIAHLOTTESVILI.E. VA., April 17. The gay social season nt the University of Virginia, corresponding to the "Proms" held at Princeton and other Northern universities, ' was ?ishered In last night by the annual Easter gorman of tho University German Club. This was danced in. the Fayerwentlicr gymnasium, which was beautifully decorated throughout. There were over 10D dancers visiting girls being present from New York, Phil? adelphia, Baltimore, Washington. Louis? ville, Lexington. Raleigh nnd Charlotte, as well as from all of tho Virginia cities. The figures were led by Mr. George Mason, who bad as his partner. Miss Sophie White, of Richmond. An orches? tra from Washington furnished the music. Refreshments were served at midnight. To-night the Ell Banana Ribbon Society gave its annual Sultana cotillon, while to-rnorrow night occurs the Wednesday gorman of the University German Club and on Thursday night the Beta Thcta Pi Fraternity gorman. To-morrow afternoon the base-ball team meets Kentucky University; and on Thurs? day and Friday plays the Carlisle In dli ns. On Saturday occurs the big Invita? tion track meet to be participated In by tho leading' colleges of this and nelgh | boring Slates. ! PRESBYTERIANS MEET. ' ' West Hanover Presbytery in Session in Charlottesville. (Special to The Tliiies-Dlspalch.) CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.. April 17.? West Hanover Presbytery met at S o'clock tills evening in the Presbyterian Church of this city, with some forty-odd dele? gates in attendance, others are expected tc reach the city to-morrow. Tho opening sermon was preached by the last modera? tor, Rev. II. Tucker Graham, pastor of the church ?U Fnrnivllle, After the -ser? mon, the Presbytory held ils first business session. West Hanover Pre'sl/ytory consists of eighteen ministers and forty-four churches. There are twelve counties within Its borders, it extends froni Mad? ison county on the north lo Prince l'Ed? ward on tho south, and from tho Blue P.ldge on tho. west to Louisa county on thp cast. Tho membership of the meet? ing Is consiltuled of all the ministers nnd one elder from each church, Dispensary for Virgilina. (Special to The Tlnu'S-Dlspiitch.) Yu.GII.INA, VA.. April 17.-In the ills ponsary election for the town of Vlrglllu.i held last Saturitay, > irglllnn Precinct gave thirteen against; ?Midway gave eleven against, rind Oniaga Just heard from, tblrty-slx for tlio dispensary; the ma? jority for the dispensary, twelve. Fifty Liquor Licenses. (Special ,'i'fl The Tliiics-Dlsputch.) LYNiMll.l'RG, \.\.. April I7.--Thlily ??? Iiolosuli* nnd ro'tiil! liituor licenses wo I'M Stiinicd In the Corporation Court (n-dn.v by .ludijc Christian. All nro renewals for I hi? fiscal year beginning M.iy l.?t, and imp- ipniv remain* to be grnnb',1. Thern w;\.? no opposition to any of the ?ippll C? nt?.. Essex Court. ? (.Special to The Tiiiics-llln|iiil?li.. TAPPA llA.VNOi'K. ,\||I'H I7.--Thi; ;iiainl Jtiyy in-ilay returned many Indlclun-nts iu-'?i?nst Imi! ru;i?ls. Tlu> grand ;jui v' also. Investigated spi'iik-caslcs, but failed to fin-I n true bill ngulnsl- any'one. 'Flu* trial of Joe Beverly nnd others 1er ihe killing of 10. A. Johnson In? .Ian? ii,ir.?, near I'lininpialii, h. Ibis empty, was. ?-(??ntenced till th?? next term. A milt l'or damages of Ivcrr injailist, t?ucUor Is In -progr?s?. . ifVEDDING BELLS Miss Mary Cautliortic Gilliam the Bride of George S, Bcrri?ftl, A BRILLIANT SOCIAL EVENT St, Paul's Episcopal Church Was Thronged With Society Folks to Witness It. (Special to The Tlmes-DlspatchO I'KTKItSLlt'lK!, VA., April 17.?Tho wedding of .Miss Alary Caiithorne Ollllam to .Mr. George ?. RofTfnrd, Jr., at at. Paul's Kplseopal Church this evening was a social uvont of unusual Interest, witnessed by a great number ?A relativos und friends of tho well .known families of tho brido and groom, The maid of honor of the bridal party, .Miss Kmlly Cordon Ollllam, led a bevy of beautiful bridesmaids lo the chancel: MIbs Mary Lovo Ullllani, Miss Janet Bernard, Miss Orlzzollo Mullen, Miss Brownie Miller, Miss Janoy Hnrvoy, Miss Deo ilooth. Miss Mamie Rcckwlth, all attired In white organillo and carrying carnations. Mr. Herbert Rogers was best trial", and tho following young gentlemen were groomsmen: Mr, Collins Soplmvood, Mr, Oeorgo P. Whltr.noro, Mr, Harold Mlno tree, Mr. Brook Hpotswood, Mr. J. WUkes Madison, Mr. Robert Ollllam, Jr., Mr. Meado Stockdalo, Mr, John pllllam, Mr. Randolph .Madison and Mr. James K. Dunlop, of Rlqhmond. J.lttie Miss Irene Ollllam was flower girl, and Musters Richard and Francis Ollllam hold the ribbons. Rev. Robert W. Bornw?ll, rector of St. Paul's, per? formed tho ceremony, The l*lde Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. l\:hard D. Ollllam, and one of tho most popular members of the younger social s?at. Mr. Bernard Is' tho- only son of Mr. Oeorgo K. Pernard, on?, of the. ?^??t, known lawyers In iho city* Mr. and ""Tra. Bernard will make their home In Boston, where Mr. Bernard represents the Vir? ginia Trunk and Bag Company, of this city. The bridal couple left this evening for a bridal tour of the Northern cities. Tyre???Munds. *? (Special to The Tltrres- Dispatch.) ?STAIXTON. VA., April 1T.-A very prominent wedding took placo here yes? terday evening at the home of Mrs. .1. D. Munds, when her daughter, Mish M.-irle Louise, was married to. Mr. William It. Tyree. Jr. The parlors were decorated with palms and cut flowers. Mr. A. At. Tyre,-, brother of the groom, was best man. Miss Anne Munds;-* sister of the bride, was maid of Jionor, anil wore a 'fcown of" white mull, carrying pink car? nations. The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. Q. Hulllhen, rector of Trinity 'episcopal Church. The bride wore a beautiful gown of white chiffon, trimmen with a real lace bertha, an heirloom In the family* She carried a white prayer book. The bride Is a handsome young lady and has made many friends since they moved here a year ago from Wilmington, X. C. Mr. Tyree is a Staunton man, who has many friends here. He is *,a graduate ?t the University of Virginia, and is now employed by the Tidewater Railway Com? pany as attorney. Mr. and Mrs. Tyree will make their home for the present at Charlotte Courthouse, Hunter?Bowers., ... (Special to Tho Tlmes-DIspnlch.) BOWLING GRECX,'VA.'.' April 1T.*-Mr. Tali.'ifcrro Hunter, Jr., and Miss Virginia Louise Bowers were married to-day at high noon a I Concord Baptist Church, the Rev. Mr. Forrester, of tho Methodist Church; performing the ceremony. The ushers were Messrs. T. h. Hunier, Herbert Bowers, D. W.* Quarles and Man? ly Bowers. The bride entered on tho arm of Mrs. D. W. Quarles. the matron of honor, and was met at the altar by the groom, who entered with Mr. James P. Hunter, '?e best man. **"ho church was tastefully o..c orated with spring flowers. . Mr. and Mrs. Hunter loft immediately after (he ceremony for the White Sul? phur Springs. Upon their return they will reside near R?ther Glenn. LARGE CAVE AND LAKE FOUND UNDER CHARLESTOWN (Special to The 'rimes-Dispatch.1 .WliNCniiCSTFH, VA., April 17.?The discovery of a cavern and ?i lake, while blasting for a building foundation In Charleatown, W. Vs.. twenty miles from here, has alarmed the Inhabitants' ,,f that place, who fear they may be precip? itated Into tho cavern. It In now being explored and Is said to bo of large di? mensions. Fatal Cutting. (Special to The Times-1 llspatch.) UFOF?RD CITY. VA.. April 1".?Ar? thur Baiter, a nogro, employed by the 13. <;. Xuvc Brothers Company, railroad contractors, near this place, was cut lo death last night by I'd. folutoil, another negro In the employ of the sume company, Flo was arrested last night, charged with the crime, and Is now hi .lall here. The coroner's Jury mot to-ilny to hear evi? dence as to the causo of Rn kor's death, but no verdlcl has hern reached. Folstnn denies his guilt, bill It is sold thai there, are a number ?if witnesses who will tea tlfy tllllt he did tho cultlng. Stoned to Death. (Special lu The Tlmi'S-DJspatoh.) KIOATS, VA., April 17.?-In a 'quarrel yesterday at Orno, N. C, Richard "Wil? liams, a negro, eighteen yours old, lilltod another negro named Cnrrington, about the same age. stoning him lo death. Wil? liams has ni-ith? his escape. Requires the Most Strengthening Food 'flu Cod Liver Oil Bmw'.sun "Par U.xcelltnc?," For tho burdens and trials of motherhood?nursing and house? hold duiies ? ( Jzounilsion has proved to he the ideal sustaining food when supplemented by rest. Immediate improvement follows the daily administration of Na? ture's hood - (Veneficia! Results are Obtained nftet the First Dose. ?[litre ore two ?ixca-C-o,. ar.H 16-or. Rnttlca,; ?lie r'ornuila ia prmitil in 7 language s en c-arh. 0Z0MUU.SION LABORATORIES . 88 Pine St., New York? ?^__atg&M White Goods, Wash Goods This is the Time to Buy and the Time to Save. Display Contre Table night Hnntl Aisle. (Jomo early AVodncsduA- morning ?uni pick ffom these lots. Many o? the fabrics mentioned below arc special bargains?Jots that have just arrived. French Lawns. ?Six Special Values. 40 Inches wide, sheer and fino, elegnnt washers nnd wearer?. An Immense new lot jtisl. In, bought. by iis as n bargain nnd i o bo given you as one. The 25c kind, special, 17c Tho 3..c kind, special, Suit. Thn ST'.-jc kind, special, i.."?' Thn .0c kind, special, 111?? Th?; 60c; kind, special, ?Bis TI?o BOc kind, special, ?Oc Persian Lawns. ?IG Inches wide, sheer and flue, soft, and clingy. Tho 20c Iclnd, special, ..fie. The 25c kind, special, JD?, Tho .inn kind, special, 25c. ?.2-Inch Persian Lawns, unusually fine and sheer. Tho 17c kind, special, it-Vic The 20c. kind, special, Mo Thn 25c kind, special, 17c The 35c kind, special, SSc French Leno Muslins. 50c Ones, Special, 25c. New and stylish, cost ?JGc to Import; special, 25c. Efleures. The season's choicest and most stylish cotton novelty, now and stylish designs and colorings and In plain colors; shown only here, 50c. Printed Silk Mousseline and Tissues, in new and rich patterns and colorings, 2?"?c, f$5o, 50c, Printed Organdies, fine and sheer, new and la.sly patterns and colorings, 12 l-2c, 25c, 87 l-2c. Organdy Carreaux, in new and very exclusive patterns and colorings, 25c, 50c. Organdy T-Jalsorlno, now and very stylish, 50c. Henley Serges, In all colors, 15c. Colored Madras, In neat checks, sVlpes and de? signs, for men's shirts, 25c to ?'17 l-2c. Mercerized Ginghams, In checks, large plaids and embroidered effects, 25c to 50c. 32-Inch Linen Finish, 10c nnd 12 .1-2c. 3G-lnch Auto Cloth, 15c. Scotch Cheviots, in solid colors, 35c. Scotch Plaid Ginghams, 25c, 50c. Kimono Crepes, In new patterns, 15c. TAXES DOUBLED. Advance In West Virginia As? sessments Causes Sensation. (?Special to The TImos-Dispntch.) WI-IBBLtN-O, W. VA.. April lt.?Vast coal Interests are aroused by the State Tax Commissioner's announcement that coal assessments previously made In various counties would h?o advanced, with tho view of Increasing the revenue from corporations to supply the deficiency In? curred through tho reduction of land tax. The effect upon Invested capital may be seen In Knyetlo county, where the as? sessment will be raised from $S,i?00.O? to about $1?->,O?O,<X>0. Most of this Increase applies solely to ccal properties, a vast amount of which arc not In the line of development. Similar situations exist In ninny other counties nnd the result will be almost a doubting of assessed valuations It Is estimated that over $20.000.000 In? vested In coal properties will be affected. Operators taho the ground that the Slato cannot reverse the action of a county. NEGRO'S'SUICIDE. Declared God Had Forsaken Him and Would Kill Himself. (Special to The Times-Dispatch.-) ROXIJCRV, VA., April 17,-The body or .lohn Wallace, colored, aged twenty two, was discovered this morning with a part of his face shot away. A note was by his side saying,'."God as left, so I will ?kill myself, good-bye." Wallace left home yesterday to go hunting-'. His body was found by a searching party. Inspiring Speech. ?"Special to The Times-Dispatch.' LRXTN'OTOX. VA.. April 17.~-rrnfcssor A. Rushnell Kart. D.D. D? of the de? partment of history. Harvard University, addressed the university assembly at Washington and Dee I'niverstty to-day on Oeorge Washington ns ?? literary man. Ills opening words were: "Diving In the hope of visiting Ibis renowned Institu? tion of lenriilng. my ambit Inn of thirty years Is crowned ?it last." The ?llstln giished educator was greeted with a large and appreciative niulionco. -a KAPPA DELTA. Annual Convention of Sorority in Charlotte. (Special to The Timeri-Dlspatch,) CHA.RDOTTD, X. C, April 17.?Tho Kappa Delta Sorority met here this morning- In third annual convention. Miss Anna .T. Moody! of Ttiscnloosa, Ala., is chairman and Miss Anna 0. PoMou. '?' Bristol, Tenu., is- secretary. Tho only business of Interest transacted this morn? ing was the election of Miss Bessie l.each. of Tuscaloosn, Ala., as editor-ln-ehlof of the Kappa Delta Magazine, and Miss Mjimly as Its secretary. The magazine will be enlarged nnd Issued quarterly instead of seml-nnntially. To-nlgbi the annual ba'nquet was spread at the Hiil'iinl Hotel. The toastinlstress v.-iis Miss Reside May Thompson, of Blr** niingham, Ala., and covers were laid for fifty. The decorations were elaborate nnd the souvenirs were silver spoons. This nfternnoii the visiting dolegnlos enjoyed a trolley ride. -??-?? THEL1NEMANS' STRIKE. The Charlotte Division Has Not Been Inconvenienced. (Special to The Tlmeii-Dii-patcli.l rir.U'l.OTTK. x, c, April 17.?"Although the reports from Atlanta nnd other cities Stale Unit a larg? number? of linemen working for Iho Southern Roll Tclephono anil Telegraph Company have l-enn opt nn n sinke slno? yenterd?y morning, ibe Unid District, of which Charlotte Is lien I ?nrii'tors, has had little or ho Ir'intblo u il b the union men. Mr. Morgan l?. Spier, superintendent of ihi.? tlifitrlot, siiii.-s (hat ho has sil ff prod u.? inconvenience whatever !'rr.??i the stritte, Only ? vor.v feu* ?n ihc Htn,te i*f Bon til c.-irollmi havo obeyed the ,-om uiiinds of the union; rt was copoi'tecl this morn ins Hint one man in Salisbury and three In Qreciisboro wept mi a strike yonlcriluy. Riqhmonders in New York, , -?iw .1*.I |... The Ti???'*s-D's|,ati*h.l NKW VOIlK, April 17.- Waldorf Mr. and IIre, Stnvons. Mrs. Moiiltoti, Miss Hhchl.in. Mis? Hohns?. VV. I). Thuuei-: Klt'H, Avenue I!. I.. Winsliin; ll.nlliulili c Whiting und wife; l'oul!iioni;if T. rt. Slaurml; |ninor|ill -Mb-:-: M. 1". Jones, .1. ?";. K,.<????. |5, S. William? Telephone Men's Strike. -.-!;,.i*,. were |i? now dovelouutuni? : es torday in ?i?' ?trlite of tho ?"outl.i lull Tci.'iiiu.ne linemen so rut; as ill's State is iniicci-iieil. Dl.-iii'-t Hiinorlnteiidoni Prilr f,i>: 10. \Iontaeuo, s.iid ynVtei-il;i>'. Hum iiiiianilliiU'lUlon In Vli.'liiln had HO I'm' pot been Inconvenience?! by Hie strlkn, ami Hint tho places m:"'-- mi. .m' b> those Who won I "id ?'? II"' r-'H'lk- are being nijildly titled, i-n Hun tic worl. el Hie company is i ?mlInning iih usual, The ItlehiVioinl linemen lire Rll ;il work, none of them having as yol ton?.- on u. btilUc. The Liverpool & London & Globe Insurance Co. of Liverpool /?-N.VUAL STATEMENT ?,*r>R THE YKAR ENDINO DECEMBER 31, 1005. 01'', THE CON? MIT ION AND AKPAIR.S OK THE LIVERPOOL AND LONDON AND ?LOBE INSU It? ANCE COMPANY, OK LIVERPOOL. Oi.liANI5.BD UNDER THE LAWS OP ENGLAND MA1.S TO 1WZ _TrDITOIt OK PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH 0< VIRGINIA', IN PURSUANCE TO THE LAWS OK VIRGINIA. Rp.il.lcnt Manager?HENRV.'.W. EATON. Deputy Manager?C1BORCH3 W. HOYT. Principal Office?NEW YORK CITY. General Agent In Virginia--DAVENPORT & CO.; resldcriece', RIC3TMOND. VA, ?Jrt.nnlr.ed er Incorporated, lSDl!; commenced buslncscs In United Stale?, ISIS. ASSETS. Value of rcnl estate owned by the company. $!,S?l,t>97 il Loan? on morlijugo (duly recorded and bolng tho first llena on the fee simple) upon which not moro than one year's Interest is duo . 3,OS2,liO H Interest duo on ail said mortgage loans, $l.S7e.O-': Interest accrued thereon, }37, S11.13 .,. 39,653 It Value at lnnds mortgaged, exclusive o? buildings and perishable Im? provements. 12,622,250 Oil Value of buildings mortgaged. 2,712.600 OH Total value of said mortgaged promise:?...J5,334,S50 OU BONDS AND STOCKS OWNED BY THE COMPANY. IlONDti. I'ar Value. Market Value. United State?, 1923, .4 per cent... $691,000 00 $S99,697 50 Slate ot New York, 1911!, 3 per cent. 418,000 00 424,270 00 City of New Voile, ID'.':*, 3't per cent. 123,000 00 125.000 00 City ot New York, 192-S, 3Vi percent. 77,000 0?) 77,000 00 City of New York, 1940, 3V? per eclil. 25.000 00 20.000 00 City or New York, 1911, 3V4 per cent. 100,000 0(1 ? 100,000 00 City of. New York, ?tl-12. 3V. per cent. 123,000 00 123,000 ?W City of .Vow York. 19-19, 3V4 lier cent. 530,000 00 550.C10 0?) N?-?v Mexico ?Territorial, 1923, 0 per cent. 0.000 00 0,512 50 U.'i-nallllo Co., New Mexico, 1916, ? per cent... 6,000.00 0.312 6U ?:ity of Iloston, 1906, 5 per cent. ISO,000 0?) IS1.S00 DO City of Itlchiuoml, 1909, ? per cent. ?,000 00 5,6(3 75 ?. I'ity of Richmond, 193S, 4 per cent. 50,00100 52,500 00 Atch.. Top. an?t Santa Kc R. R. Don. Mtge., l'.ej?. I pur cent. 100,000 00 101,626 00 Atlantic Const Lino R. It. Cons. Mtge., 1952, ?I per cent. 260,000 00 243.?75 00 Cleveland, Col.. Ctn. and ind. R. It. Con?. 'Mine., 1014,*" par-cent/1.. 100,000 ?M 11 s,730 00 Northern Pac, Ry. Prior Lien. 1997, 4 por cent. 100.000 00 104,000 00 ,i . Southern Ry. Co." 1st Cons. Mtge.. 1994, 0 per . cent. :. 100.000 00 ?'118,000 00 St. Louis, Iron M. and So. !iy. Cien'I Mtge,, 1931, ?> per cent. 150.000 00 172,500 06 Union rn.-ine R. R. 1st Mtge.. 1947. 4 per cent. 110,000 00 104,375 00 Washington Terminal 1st Mtge., 194.'. 3?;. per cent. 2?*0,000 00 . 193,000 00 STOCKS. Baltimore and Ohio n. R. prof, stock. 50,000 00 76,500 00 Chic.. Mil. and St. faul It. R. pref, stock.... 220,000 00 408.650 00 f.'!.. ('in.. Chi. and St. Louis It. R. pref. stock. 100,000 00 117,250 00 "?llnols Central R. R. (leased lines) guaranteed stock . 76.000 00 77,140 00 Norfolk mid Western R. It. Co. pref. stock.... 100.000 00 90.S75 00 Southern Ry, Co. lOO.ooo 00 98,750 00 Villon Pacific P.. It. Co. 70,000 00 IIS.IMO 00 Total par and ninrket value (carried out at market value) . it.203,00?) 00 Ji,675,120 23 4,675,126 a Cash In tin? company's principal olTIco.,. 1,854 53 Cash belonging to the company In bank. 1,241,431 II! Interest due and act-rued- on bonds not Included In market value. 40,453 7S Cross premiums (ns written in the policies) In course of collection, not more than three months duo. I.?76.7M 2* All other property belonging to tho company..,. 10,401 ?3 AggrogiUa amount ot all assets ot the company, stated at their actual valuo.412,234.948 2? LIABILITIES. Cross losses in process of adjustment, or In suspenso; Including all reponed and supposed losses . 1745,'71! 33 Losses resisted. Including Interest, costs and Other expenses thereon... 63,612 27 Total gross amount of claims for losses. $834.330 60 Deduct reinsurance thereon. Ml,620 SO Net amount of unpaid losses.. 5552,810 10 Gross premiums received nnd receivable upon nil uncxplrcd tire risks running ono year 5r less from date of policy, Incltiillng Interest, premiums on perpetual lire risks. f3,233,73f).SS; unearned premiums (50 per cent.). $2,610,Si?.. 14 Gross premiums received and receivable upon all unexnlred fire risks running more than one year from date of policy, J6.I21,022.77: un? earned premiums (pro rala) . 3,2??9.0OO 15 T.,tnl unearned |.r*inlums as computed above.,",. 5,SS5,9S3 JJ Amount r.vlalmahlo by the insured on pernptual fire Insurance policies. 243.30.? ,8 Net premium reserve and ?ill other llabliiT.?*?, except capital, under tho life Innnr nnre or nnv other special department. 46,217 21 Commission?, brokerage and other charges ?hie .ind to lieeomo due to agents ?nul brokers, on premiums paid and In rourre of collection, 820,000,00; roturn , .premiums. ?07.IVJ5.90; reinsurance', 5ia.i,|93.M. 2M.149 41 Total amount of all liabilities, ??KCept caplml stock and net surplus. Jfi,972,6!l.i W Surplus beyond capital and all other liabilities.-,. 5.262.279 77 Agsrogti.e amount of nil liabilities, Including paid-up capital stoek. and nel surplus ..H2.23U4': 26 BIX'EIPI'.S DlHtlNC] Tim YEAFt. Fire. dross premium, and bills unpaid at close of last year . Cl.337.00i S Deduct amount o? ?ame not collected . none Net collected . I.,837.092 2.? Cirons premiums on risks written and renewed during th? year.'10,955,263 33 Total.?12,292.361 61 Dbtlucl groas premium? and hills In coursa ot collection nt tills date.. l,:M7,'.'..'.< iJ EntliM preinluios collected diirlnR ihe yii-. pctluot reinsurance, rebate, abatement and return premiums Set n'.Vsh nrltinllv received for premiums . i6,i>32,959 -?a neceived for Interosi on morivugn? . |?1,51171 ii,-.'el? el for intei'i'Ht and dividends on slocks and bonds, collat?ral loans, and from all nth??!' sources . 17';,<"> 24 Income reoelvcd from all other sources?vis, : lient? . SS.dH'.i. I. 'e Income . 1,083 0.' iVngregnte amount "f ro?eli?ls nctuallj- received during ihe year In cash. 17.2l'),9tl ,'4 DISIitlllPUMES'TS DPI!INC. THE YCAB. ( Kile. On anioinit actually paid for losses (Inclliiltng ?7.ir.?\'i.c:i loties oc? elirrllig In previous years .?. Ji,lM,tS3 13 De.hu'i all amount? actually received for salvag?* (wlmther oil losses at thn lasi or of previous years I. *I6.',3|1..V1; and nil amounts netu .'ilv ri'eelved for rcln.iir.in ?.* In other companies, 51.417,701.33, Total uviiae'.l'.n . 1,610,013 93 Net amount paid durliui the 'war for lo.ses . }3,3I9.II3 54 r'.,id for commission ->r brnkrrago . 1.117,097 si Paid f ?? ..-dull's. f?"i or- oi!."i- ,'ru-i;?'. of officers, clerks, agents, and all other <:,u..l'.v."" . 403.69; ol payments and expeleUnites . 5.0,70? 90 y-?... ".-ate amoiin* of n.-tual dl lulrsament? durln.8 tl>>> S'"?'. In cash.; ?3.750.48.1 ?I ?USINESS IN Till. i-'TATK OP VIIiGINI ? DI'P.IN'i TIIFi VK.,11. . ' I-'Ire. t,.l. 5? 73:1.6\* f? e.? I ?.?. -. i (gross) . ?13,287 11 ,i . Ti.:;.'tt' in-red .'?.?- W.MO ;i .sis.,,',n (.-'lgn.'d) II. WII.DBV. Notufy Public, .DAVENPORT &. CO., . General Agents, ill3 ii. riaiu St., Richmond; Va