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'(Messrs. Reid and Jones to Erect
Building for Colored Normal at Ralcigli. THREE CONVICTS ESCAPE ?ythians Hold Important Con lercnce as to Work in State. Governor Taken Sick. ls.pe.lal to Th . Tlm .?*Dlspatcli.l PAt*EIGM, N. C. Decomber 20.?The B-iite Board of Educatlon at a meeting thls evening awarded the contract to Reid & Jones. of Ellzabeth Clty, for -the erectlon of the admlnlstratlon building of the Colored State Normal School at that place. The successful hld was $11,190. The building |s to he ready for occupancy for the next fall RftHBlor,. Tho management of the State pen? ltentiary unnounces the/escope of three ?dangorous convlcts from the convlct camp near Washlngton. N. C. They are '.Tg.mes M. Gctty, serving seven years. from McDowell county, for burglary; Furney Smlth. eolorcd, serving thirty years. from Waync county. for murder, *md Peter Spry. colored, serving thirty j-ears, from McDowell county, for mur? der. Rewards of $25 oach and exponses ?re offered for recapture. Pylhlonn In Conference. An Important oonferenee was held tiere to-da.y by offlcers of the North Car? ollna Grand Lodge. Knlghts of Pythlna. for the purpose of dlscusslng plans for carrylnc forward the work of the order In thls State, Th* conference was called by Grand Chancellor W." C. Christ. of Wlnston _*'ale*n. and In addltlon to the grand i-hanrellnr there were present Orand Vlre-Chaneellor T. C. Webb, of Duke: Grand Ke.per of Records and Sesls W, T. Wollowell. Goldsboro; Deputy Grand Chancellor J. D. Ntitt, Wilmington: Paat Grand Chancellor W. W. Wlllson, Ralelgh. Grand Chancellor Christ says the order la growlng rapldlv. and every Apartment of the work Is ln splendld conditlon, and that the conference Ia /or the purpose of revlewlng the con? ditions at the close of the eurrent year ? nd atill further accentuatlng the de jTre* of progress. as he declares that lt ?would be Imposslble to attaln a degree of progress that would keep hlm from asplrlng to yet greater achlevements Tor the order. Governor Tnken Slck. Friends of Governor Glenn are rlght much exereis-cd over an attack he ?uf f'red just before he left the manslon for the executive offlce thls morning. The attack, he thlnks. was much llke lumbago, but he is fearful that there ls a kldney trouble that Is at least par ttally th* cause of the attack from whlch he contlnued to suffer somewhat durlr.fr the day. A dlzzlness and vlolent palns In the splue came upon hlm sud? denly. jso that he only kept from fall? lng by catching on to nearby furnitur*. The paroxvsms soon passed off, so that he was able to go to the executive of? flco. He felt the effects of the attack throughout the day. Ojticr ??n? Itcrui. The news: that there i. not, after all. th he any cessailon in the work on ih . North Carollna Grand Lodao Masonic Tc-mple Is most pcratifylng. Masons abpecially. In all parts of '.he State. wlll rejolce at the fact that there is te be no Interruptlon In the work. and that it wlll be golng forward wlthout any abatement when the grand lodge assemble.. in annual sesslon here two Wfeks hence. Sunday afternoon there was a joint sesslon of the pastors and deacons of the First Baptlst and the Tabernacle Laptlst Churches. during whlch It was rlotermlned to lnaugurate during tho early summer an evangellstlc cam? palgn. In whlch a number of the lead ln>5 Baptlst dlvines of the country. In? cludlng thc Rev. A. C. Dlxon. of Chl? cago. and Dr. Len O. Broughton, of Atlanta. wlll partlclpatc. A charter Is granted in the offlce of the Secretary of State for the Nowell __: Rlchardson Company. of Selma: capi? tal; $20,000. for a mercantile busineas. THIRD REGIMENT MEETING * A Permnnent AaHoelntlou Fonneil? Bank* Paying Canh. [Speclal to The Tlmoo-Dlspatch.) DURHAM, N. C.. Deeember 30.?There Was a called meeting of the Thlrd Reglment, North Carollna Guard, Col? onel J. ,N*. Cralgr. eommandlng. lu Dur? ham thls morning. Although It was y>ot an offlelal call, matters of lmpor? tance were consldered, and this meet )ng marked an epoch In the history ?f the Third Reglment of the Stat. ]A permanent rcglmontal association Was formed, whlch was thc flrst ln the history of thc* Thlrd Reglment, and offlcers . were named as follows: Presl? dent, Lleutenant-Colonel S. W. Mlnor. of Durham: Vlce-Presldent. Major A. M. Albrlght'. of Ralelgh: Secretary an.l Jrreasurer, First Lleutenant Z. P. Smith, cf Ralelgh, All offlcers of thc Thlrd Roglment were present. The banks of Durham, beginning Wlth to-day, dlscontlnued the .issuln'g D( clearlng house certltlcates. This )novo of the bankers to protect all local Intrests had been In vogue not qulte two months, and Its passing is marked Wlth Intcnse'interest'. The $50 allow ? ?nce on. any account per day has also been ralsed, ancl ln. the future all Bhecks, no matter what the amount, Making Good. There ia no way of making lastlng frlends llke "Muklng Good"; and Doc? tor I'lorce's medlcines well oxempllfy thla, and thelr frlpndn, nft_r more thnn two deendo* of popnlarlty. are num borod by the hundreds of thousands. They have "mado good," fttid they have not made drunkards. A good, honest, squaro-deal medl rlne of known compoaitlon i? Or. I'lerei*'* Oolilcn Mcdlcul Dlscovery. lt stlll enloys nn Immiiiue Hftle, whlle moit of the pr. paratlnns thnt have come Into prominonce In the earller lierlod of ita poptilarity havo "gono hy tho board." and nre never more heard of. There muat be aomo reaaon for thla long-tlme poularlty. and thnt la to bc found In Its superlor nierltit. VVhen once glven a falr trial for weak stomach, or for llver nnd blood affec tlons, Its superlor curatlve qualltlea nre aoon mnnlfcst: hence It hns sur? vlved and grown In popular favor, whlle scores of less merltorlus artlcles hnvo suddenly llashed Into favor for a hrlef perlod, and then been as soon forgotten. Kor a torpld llver, wlth its attond ant lndlgestlon, dyspepsia, heodache, perhapa dI_-_lm-__. foul breath. naaty coated tongue, wlth bitter taate, lomi ! of appetite, wlth dlstrnss after eatlng, nervousneSH and deblllty, nothlng ls so good as Dr. Plerce's Golden Med? lcal Dlfoverj*. R's an honest, s<iuuro deal medlclne, wlth Ita Ingredlenta prlnted on bottle-wrapper?no aecret, no hocus-poctta humbug; therefore don't accept a substltute ( that the dealer may posalbly make a little blg ger protlt. Inslst on your rlght to have whitt you call for. Don't buy l.r. I'lrrce's Favorlte Pre? acrlptlon, expectlng lt tD prove a "cure-all." It Ib only advlsed for wo? man's apeclnl ttllmonts. It makes weak women strong und slck women woll. Le8B advertlsed than aome preparatlona aold for llke purpoaes. ita st.rllng ciir atlve vlrtues stlll malntaln ita posltlon In the front ranks, where It atood over two decadea ago. As an Invlgorating tonic nnd str. ngthenlng nervlne, it is unequaled. lt won't satlafy thoae ?wjio want "booze." for there Is not a drop of aicohol In It. Dr. Plerce's Pl.iii.unt Pellrta, the orlglnal Little Llver Pllls, although the flrst pltl of thelr klnd In the mar? ket. stlll lead, and when once tried are ever afterwurds In favor. Easy to take aa candy?one to three a doae.. Much Iniitated. but n.ver equaled. wlll be pald In full. Certin.ates have been hnndled ln Durham wlth little dlfTlculty. LIQUOR PRESCRIPTIONS nnlelgh l.riiKKlxlH Want tn Avold I'ujust Crlticlsm ln llie Mniter. [Spcci-,1 to The Tlme_-DI_Datch.I RALEIGH. N'. C. December 30.?It Is understood that when the Wake Coun? ty Medlcal Assoclation holds Its Jan? uary meeting thls week algniflcant actlon wlU be taken with reference to the now duty that has been shlfted to them In issulng llquor prepcrlptlons on drug stores under the operation of the prohibition law. Members of the professlon are anxlous to avert any odiuin that might bp brought on the profeaslon In Ra? lelgh by the abuse of the preacrlptlon method of dfspensinfr llquor. a r*rspon siblllty whlch m.dlfal asso.ciatlons in some parts of thc State are' protesting agalnat tn a very emphntlc manner. .VEDDI-.GS IX It.-LKIMI. Two Marriases of Speclnl Xote to Occur Thla We'elr. [Fp-clal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] RALEIGH. N. C. December 30.?Two .ai.ecially notable wvddlngt ere to no celebrated In Raleigh thla week in the Church of the Good Shephettf. On Wednesday evening at 6 o'clock Mr. Arthur G. Corpenlng. of Greenaboro, and M'a'a Rachel Louise j.inton, daugh? ter of Captaln S. E.: Linton. will he united in marrlage. On Thursday at noon thero wlll be the marrlage oi Mr. Joahua B. Hill and Mlas Nanni. Sklnner. both of Raleigh. Mlss Sklnner being a daughter of Mt. and Mra. B. S. Sklnner. A wedding at Tarlioro In which th>* people of Raleigh are much Interestcd ia that of Mr. Allen G. Ruffln, preal? dent of the Carolina Trust Company, of Raleigh, to Mlss Annle Gray Nash, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. :'. Nash. The wedding wlll bc in Calvary Church. Tarboro. They wlll reslde at Htllsboro. Flremiiu Dlett Suddenly. (Special to The Timos-Dljpatch.] SALISBURY. N. C. December SO.? Claude West. aged thlrty-scven years, a member of the Sallsbury Flre" De? partment. dropped dead in hls room ut the fire station here before rlsing to day. He awoke. called for water, but fell dead before help could reach hia slde. He ia survived by a mother, two aisters and two brothera. CAROLINA POSTMASTEI-S. Xumlier of Sew Appolulmen.a fot Mlnor Ofllces. [From Our Resrular Correspondent. j WASHINGTON, D. C, December 30.? Postmasters appointed: Virginia?London Brldge. Prlncess Anne county. Mary L. Sawyer. vlce W, L. Lane, resigned. North Carollna?Bushy Fork, Person county, Frank .1. Hester, vlce Davtri Long, removed; Emerson, Rladen coun? ty. Walter T. Porter, vicc M. M. Por? ter, resigned; McCuller'a. Wake coun? ty, R. S. Banks. yice F. G. Banks reaigned; Rockliff, Polk county, Ed? ward T. Burgess, vice XV. N. Ownbey reaigned; Shawboro, Currletuck ? coun? ty. John P.- Bartiard, vlce S. A. Steven son,' fesigned; Shore, Yadktn county Thomas A.Steelman, vice E, G. Smlth erman, resigned; Striebj^ Randolpl county, T. S. McLcod, vlco H. R. Wal den, resigned. Louls B. Gllllland appolnted regular and George E. Vaughn substltute rura carrier, Route 3, at Clarkaville, Va. UI P half million H Je i: J men are wearing Packards. Are You? If not, why not? You can't do better, and may not be doing g as well. UTO DT 1E~WA M. A.1PASKARO 0O,.Makm, Brookton, Mass, sMi n. W. fA.; Sorg&Co. 326 E. BROAD STREET, _50 ICHMON SOCIAL and PERSONAL THE event of the season ln thn history of the famous Monday Oertnnn, of Richmond, was Its Chrlstmas dance, glvon ln Ma sonlc Templo l.iat evening. De-t-oratloriB wero in palms. fernn and benutlful poinsettna, to say nothing of holly and mlstletoe, Colonol Jo Lane Stnrn led. wlth Mlaa Maude Mor? gan. Tho number of daneers wns un usiially large nnd tho favors woro churming Dresden figures ror the glrls, and horns and whlstles nnd Christmas bells for the gentlemen. The supper. aa usual. wns most eiabornle, the. tables belng beautlfully decorated. Tho entertalnm ont ln every wny sus tained the reputatlon of the Richmond German, whlch for years haa been the leading soclal organlzatlon ln thc* clty. A( WoiiiMii'*- (hili. Members of the Woman's Club were ente-talned yesterday evening wlth an excellent addresa from Mlss Sarah R. Bryant. of New York, Miss Kmma Moorehead Whltfield belng chairman of the afternoon. Mlss Bryai.t began lier talk wlth a rererence to the color lemperament of tho different European countrles. and tnm turned to a conslderatlon of the Ipck of a dlstliictivp color temnera ment in the i.nlted Statos. Polnts subse .uently elaborp.ted bv her related to the crude color dls played In hotels. to <he taste of the Trado School puplls; and to what the study of color had done ln her own case. She also discussed the decora tloti of the home in 1850. and declared that the method of teachlng color har mony and muslc were the same lllus trating her statement by a churt whlch showed the keys and cords of color. In presentlng the dlfflculties of sten clllna- and prlnting, she pointed out the lmportance that, every one should glve to the betterment of design. and the necesslty that the deslgner was under to manufacture hls own goods: also that children should be taught that lt ls better to own a few good thlngs than many bad ones. Mlss Brynnl had a very lar_e audl? ence, and commanrt.il lhe- Interest of her hearers perfectly. When her talk had onded. she was stlll siirrounrled by ladles asklng questlons, and eager for further Informatlon ln regard to color liarmonles in home decoratlon. Guests of the afternoon were Mrs. Jeffrey Montague, Mrs. W. P. Ma thews. Mlss Margaret Mathows. Mrs. George H. Whltfield, Mias Harrlet Buchanan, Mlss Moselle Apperson, Mlss Julia Wooldridge and Mlss Anne Flet cher. Hostesses of the afternoon were Mlss Ellzabeth Patterson, Mlss Nellte Wil? liams, Mlss Rosalle Fontaine Jones, Miss May Moore. Mrs. George Wayne Anderson. Miss Anne W. Archer. Mrs. Jackson Guy. Mrs. Dallas Flannagan and Mrs. Chlles Ferrell. Palronenne.. of l.eoture. Patronesses of the lectur.* on "Car m.n Sylva." Queen of Roumanla, to be glven by Mrs. Frances Fearn. ln the Jefferson Hotel audltorium on Fri? day evening. at S:S0 o'elock. wlll be Mrs. Christopher Tompklns. Mrs. Ed? ward D. Christian. Mrs. V.'llllam Pc*r kins. Mrs. Edward Carrinuton Mavo. Mrs. Willlam Ruffln Cox. Mrs. Beverley B. Munford, Mrs. Claude A. Swanson. Mrs. Joseph E. Willard. Mrs. Thomas Bolling. Mrs. Willlam L. Rova.l. Migs Jane Rutherfoord. Mrs. Egbert Lelgh. Mrs. John Kerr Branch. Mrs. Alfred Harris. Mrs. Decatur Axtell, Mrs. An? drew Christian and Mrs. Thomas Nei? son Carter. To Meet Mrs. Mo>_?*>. A number of Mrs. Swanson"? friends dropped in yesterday afternoon. in formally. to have a cup of tea and meet Mrs. George Mayre. of Washington. D. C. who Is a guest at the Mansion this week. At the puolic reception to be given to-morrow nlght. Governor and Mrs. Swanson wlll recelve. wlth Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. J. Taylor Ellyson. Mrs. George Mayre, Mrs. John Kerr Branch. Mrs. Frances Fearn ancl Mrs. Wllliam A. Anderson. The Manston wlll be decorated ln Christmas holly, and mlstletoe. wlth red roses to helg-hten the color effect. To Meet To-Day. Richmond Chapter, Unlted Daughters of the Confederacy. a committee of the whole. a speclal commlttee appolnted by the chapter. and the commlttee, from the Chesterfield Chapter are lnvited to meet at Lee Camp Hall this morning, at 11 o'elock to perfect arrangements for an entertalnment to be glven to the veterans at the Soldlers* Home on Friday. This is an Important meeting. wlth much buslness to be transacted. and It is hoped thnt.all members wlll attend. Play to Be Repeated. Foi- the beneflt of the Junlor Bees and the Brotherhood of St. Paul. a brlght llttle play adapled from "Flve Llttle Peppers." under the tltle of "Thelr Flrst Christmas," wlll be re? peated Friday evening, at S o'elock, In the Sunday-school room of Monumental Church. Tho first performance, given on Fri? day evening, proved a great success. To Sall In February. Blshop Luclan Lee Klnsolvlng, who on Sunday last repeated at the request of hls brother, the Rev. Dr. Arthur B. Klnsolvlng, of St. Paul's Church, Bai? timore, the sermon delivered In Rich? mond last October, at thc celebratlon of the .tuoth annlversary of the found ing of the Angllcan Church In Amer? lca. will go from Baitimore, to At? lanta. New Orleans. Galveston and Aus tin. Texas. dellvering addresses on "Brazll." ln these cltles. He wlll sall from New York for Rlo Janelro on February 2d. Formerly of Vlrj&Iuln. Mrs. Willlam James Bryan. wlfo of tlie newly appolnted Senator from Florida. was before her marrlage Mlss Janet Allan, daughter of Colonel Wil? llam Allan, of Allan's Gardens. near Winchester. Va., member of General Stonowall Jackson's staff - during the War Between the States, and professor of Washlngton and Lee L'nlversity, during the presideney of General Rob? ert K. Lee. Mra. Bryan's mother wns Mlss Ellza? beth Prentlss. She now llves in Lex? lngton, Va. .Mr. Bryan is a graduate of Washlngton ancl Lee Unlverslty. Muslcal Enterttiinmcut. The St. Andrew's Junlor Vocal School wlll glve a muslcal entertalnment to thelr parents and the public to-mor? row ln the St. Andrew's Hall, on Bev? erley Street. An Interesting program, whlch has been arranged. will close with the cantata "The Glad New Year." ' Personnl Mentlou. Mlss Virglnia S'. Bouldln is vlsiting her slster, Mrs. Isaao Ovevby, at No. 117 West Maln Street. Mr. Howard Wlnston, of the Unlvor? slty of Vlrglnln.,- who spent a-week wlth frienda ln Richmond during tha holidays, has returned to the unlver? slty. Mlss LUllan Binford, who la vlsltlng Mlss Mlldrod Dulnny. of No. 7 West Preston Street, Baitimore, Md., wlll at? tend tho Tuesday german, Now Year's Eve. Mr.. Klrkwood Mltchell has returned fronv a vlslt to Mr. and Mrs, W. H. T. Loyall, In Ghent, Norfolk. Hon. Henry St. George Tucker and Mrs. Tucker wero' tho' holiday guests of Mra. Sharpe, who has become the recent owner of Woodlawn, in lower Falrfax county, Mr. Robert Stewart and Mr. Ran dolph have been recent guests of Gen? eral and Mrs. . W. H. Htowart, In Ports niouth, Va, Mr. Kent Fllppon, of Sunnysldo. Oumberlantl oounty, Va., la ln the clty vlsltlng relatlves and frloncla. Mr. Henry Mey'qr, of No. 610 Koat ci-.v sn'6i_t has veturnod aftor a ylslt FIGURED IN DRUCE CASE imilERT CAIiDWKM,, "Fnmoiis Amerlenn nflldnvlt ranki-r," under hrrcat lu Xe.r York for llie Knir I Ih li nutliorltli-a on cbnrgc nf perjury ln hnvliig rnvnrit thnt llie Krnv?> of T. C Druce coulnlneil n clllii londeil wlth leinl. to iila daughter. Mra. Laura B. Watts, of Auburn. N. C. Mr. Henry Powell has been the guest of hls parents in Lynchburg. Va. Mrs. L R. Dashiell Is establlshed tor the wlnter at No. .2" Wes,t Grace Street. Mr. Grayson Dashiell. of the University of Vlrginla, is spendlng the holldays at home and will remaln until after the Now Year. Mra. E. Y. Burch nnd chlldren are gueats of Mrs. R. T. Harrlson. of Lynch? burg. Mr. R- H. Bowers. travel ing paasen ger agent of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company, who haa been quite slck at home. Is slowly Improving. Mr. and Mra. B. M. Tanner and daughter, of Kansas Clty. Mo., are in the clty for the wlnter. _ Mrs. Walter C. Meyer, of No. 61S North Slxth Street. is visiting her mother. Mra. Lou A- Armes, of Crewe, Va. Misa Mabel Barnett, of Lynchburg. is the gueat of her aunt. Mra. A. D. At? klnson, at the Hotel Rlchmond, thia city. Mr. and Mra. Hoffman Allan. after spending several weeks at the Stafford Hotel. Baltlmore. Md.. are now in Flor ida, for the rest of the winter. Missea Conatancp and Virginia., Gay, of Rlchmond, were two of the little guests of honor at a Chri.tmas tree festlval glven by tbe Misaea Perkins, of Wllmlngton. Vn. Mlssea Wlnni. and Gusale Mlller, Mlsa Suaie Nordeet and Mr. and Mra. Erneat Palmore, whn have been spend? lng the holidaya wlth relatlvea at A.melia, Va., atterided a dance glven Frlday night In thf Amella Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Hurrlies. who have been in Rlchmond, have returned to their* home at Wilinlngton.> Vn. Mra. Henrv-C. Mustin; wlfe of Lieu tenant Mustin, U. S. N.. and sister of Mra. Basll Gordon. is expected to vlslt Rlchmond soon as the gueat of Mlas Hattle Shlelda. Mrs. Muatln'a mar? rlage took place laat Novemher. and Mlsa Shlelds was one of her bridea maids. The Rev. Reverv Estill. who has been visiting. frlenda in Richmond, has returned to hls home in Ilampton, Va. Mlss Llllian Bay, of St. Louis. Mo.. Is the guest of Mr. and Mra. Decatur Axtell nt No. ... West Franklln Street. Mrs. Edward Dllion. of Indlan Rock, Va., accompanled by Mr. Dlllon, reach? ed Richmond laat evenlng. Mra. Dll? lon wlll remain for some weeka. Misa Ellie Montgomery. of Verdon. Hanover, has been the hollday guest of Misa Emily Waddill, at her home ln the West End.' Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Tompkins and their nephew, Master Carroll Francia, are visiting frlends in Washlngton, D. C. Mrs. Charles Marshall Graves and chlldren, accompanled ? by Miss Micliaux, of Powhatan county, have joined Mr. Graves in New York City. Mlss Lucie Harrisort Wade has been spendlng the holidays wlth friends1 and relatlves in Seottsvllle. Va. Mr. and Mrs. Werner Redd, who have been guests at Falrmount. of Mrs. Kate Henderson. have returned to tholr homo at Meherrln, Va. One Negro Killa Another. ? [Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] KEYSVIIjI-B. VA., December ....Sunday afttrnoon about 2 o'clock at Germantown. Charlotto county, a tantlon, and at present a cutnp onahe ViiKinla-rtallway. Snm Gard r.er was shot nnd Instantly killed by Snm Booker, both locnl negroes. liooker marla hls e_cap.. and up to thls time lias not been apprchended.. Oll'lccra Away. State Insurnnce Commissioner Joseph But? ton left Sundny nlght for New York 011 of? ficial liUBlliess. Superlntendent Joseph D. Eggleston, Jr., of the Department of Public Instructlon, has gone to Chui'lottosvlllo nnd Manassas to look after some achool matters. Ilenrlco Scbool Board. Superlntendent Jackson Davis hns called a meeting of the Henrlco County School Board for January _d at tt A. M. Matters of hnportnnce lncident to the new yenr'a wcrk wlll be taken up. Rev. J.. II. Thormvell, D. D-, l)les. COLUMBIA, S. i... Decomhor 30.?Rov. .Tanies II. Thoriuvell, D. D., a dlstlilgulsllOd rit-shyturlan mlnlster of this State, dlod at hla home at Fprt Mlll early tu-day at'ter u brlel attack cf neur'algla of tho lienrt. J-l? wns promlnent In a number ot fratortii-l or gnnl.atlons. and was well known lu thl_ and othor States. BEGIN YOUR MEAL wltli n dose of _Tonte<tcr'? \ Stomaoli Hltters and see how much good it will do you. Bosldes sharpening the appe? tite and tonfng tlie stomach It wlll also prevent nr?y nfl. r-etitliiiv dlalrcsM. HOSTETTER'S STOMACH BITTERS haa iilso glvon complete stitlsfitetlon for fli yeiira In cases of luillgcatloii, l-J'_|>. pslll, ClIHtiVCIH'HH, IIIIII0U..II. I.H, Ivldue.v 'I'i'oiiIiIcn, Fi'iiuilu Hla, Colda aud iiiiiiurin. Try lt to-day, also ask your driigglsl. for free copy of _??.!' . 100. AliimuiiC. Ordinance Committee to Take Up High License Question at Xcxt Meeting. APPARENTLY NO 0PP0SITI0N Manchester Teachers' Bureau in Prosperous Condition?Per sonals ancl Briefs. Manchester Bureau. Tlmes-Dispatch. Xo. 1102 Hull Stroet. At the regular meeting of tbe Ordl nance Commlttee next week the meas? urc requirlng the increase of the saloon llcense to $500 wlll be taken up. lt was referred to the commlttee by the Board of Aldermen at the last meeting. It ls certaln that the committee wlll recommend the ordlnance for adoptlon, and there -wlll be llttle or no oppositlon to it in tho Assefnbly and scarcely any in the Board. . The saloon men do not seem to be taklng nny actlon in the matter what ever. It is hlghly prpbable that the number of bars wlll be llmlted, but lt is not known whether thls clause will be embodietl In the llcense ordinance or in a separate measure. The Flre Committee, the Flre Com missloners and the Health Commlttee are all scheduled to meet to-nlght. Tcnclier..' Burenu Tlirlring;. The Virglnia Teachers" Bureau Is one of the many enterprlslng agencles of Manchester. The Rov. R. W. Crid? lln, pastor of Stockton Street Baptlst Church, ori'ginated this bureau about ten years ngo, while presidenl of the Southslde Instltute, -at Burkeville, Va. The object Is to supply teachers wlth schools, and to furnlsh schools, both publlc ancl prlvate. with sultable teachers..It also furnlshos matrons and hougekeepers for those who wlsh 'them. The bureau has done much ln sup plylng the' publlc schools of Virginia wlth teachers, and It seems destlned to flll a very important place ln the educational system in the State. Dr. Cridlln ls always ready to glve any ald to those who may need Jils as slstance, and havlng had twenty yearn of t-uccessful experience as an educa? tor in Virglnia, he ls well qunllfled for thls work. Seelng the great need of some agency to supply the pastorlcss Baptlst churches wlth sultable pastors and pastors wlth churches. the Rov. Dr. Cridlln organlzed-the Bureau of Infor niatlon for the purpose of Introduclng the pastors and churches. Tlils Is thu only agency of the klnd in the South, and has already met wlth great favor and success. Dr, Cridlln ha3 been an active mlnlste'i- in lhe Baptlst denomination nearly half a century. He hns recently aided in locatlng several pastors, and others are now seeklns fields through hlm. C _irl.it iiiui*. l-uterliilnmcut. The Sunday school of West End M. E. Church wlll glve les annual Christ. mas entertalnim*nt at the church to nlght. The program follows: Song, "Christ ls Born"; pruycr by pastor; 'o'n?hlnar- adch-.s; "Thc Threo Holidays"; r'tcltatlori, "Cllva fs a Chnnue"; song-; "Hnli Thia Day";-recltatlon, "Annle's nnd Willle's Praycr": -rcoltutlon, "Look to Jesus"; rcol tiillon, '?Glad Tidlngs": sons, "The Vlr Trees Aro Wavlng": recltatlon, "Llttle Rockett'a Oliiliitmas"; dlalogue; song, "Hurk, tlm Mndo Swells"; recltatlon, "Chrlstmas Is ln thc Alr"; recltatlon. "Whon I Am a'Orown Up I_iuly"; recltiUloii, "TIs Jesus"; solo, "Two Orphan.."; solo,- "Chlmlniv for Joy"; recltatlon, "Undor the Mlstlploe".; dlalogue. "r.ln-lslnuts Guests"; recltatlon. "On Christ. iiiits Day"; _nng. "O. Hnililcheni, Beloved"; itciiatton. "Dorothy's C'lirlstmas Glll"; rac. Iiatuin, '"TIb Nlght"; song, "Olorlouu Morn of Hujoielng"; recltatlnn, "Bnby.'e Christ* rins": recitatlnn, "For th? ? Christ Child'.) Kfllka". dlulogiio, "SVhlch Is Bust"; song, "Oli. 'Glft Dlvlne"; recltatlon, "Boyal ' Wcl* cciiie." .Miti. Qui'eusUerrj'ii limertil. Tho funeriii of Mrs. Lainj- French Quecns tu'iry, wlfe of, Mr. B. A- Queonsberry. took place yes-terday morning at 10 o'elock from tho residence... Tha pall-bei_n.ru wero: Hon, orary?Dr. E. T. lUiekor aiid Howard C.'lein* onls. Active?Willlam Biiss, C. T. Jones, Mr. Flournoy, A. -. Smlth, C. I. Brooklng anrt Mathow Morton. Tho Cloral trlbtitcs w ern beautlful. In Pollce Clrcl?s. The rlockei ln the Poliut* Court yeatcrdiiy nir,|-ning waa umisually light, thero belng but two ensos Imforo the court, Klchtii'il Uioen. Jr., n. sniull boy, was c.l-.ni-ged wlth sliootln. a lltllo playmnto wllh a gravel-stun>t*-r. Tho caso wna dlu ailfised. Juliii Henry Jones (colored. was up nn thu churgo of rofuslng to .upppu hls wlfe. Hh was ? pluoad unClei' a bouil uf .150 for twelve moiillia, aml In default went to Jlill. Cleortse AnderBon yesterrt'iy luaruiua swore oi|i*4i wtirrunt ug.ltiwtCharles Webb. who Is cluu-ged wllh eiiMlng and ubiislug him and ilirealculng io do hlm bQclllv harm. Ho wuu '! ALCOUOL 3 PEK CENT. AV.g.tabl__T.p_i_l(onf_rA. slraUarfng ihcFoodanaRcgula ling llie Siomadis ____Bova.I_o. iNFANTS/ClHlDRKN Por Infants and Childrea. The Kind You Have Always Bought Promoles Digc3tion?li--rfW-' ness and ResLContalnsneitiw Opiuni.Morphitic norMiaeraL NotNarcotic. , Gunrantccd Exact Copy of Wrapper, ln Use Over Thirty Years CASTORIA TMt S_NT-UA COKMNT, N_?. YQ__, CIT. bai.ed for hls appearanc? tn court thla mornlng. l'_r_onnl_ and Br1ef?. Mrs. J. G. Snelllngs and Dr. nnd Mra. S. J. Baker havp returned from Bedford Clty. where they went to attend the funeral of thelr fnther. Dr. T. H. Marshall, Mr. Joseph Shlpley, formprly of Man? chester. but now of Baltlmore. I_ thc K_c_t of Mr. Oeoi-ge W. Blankenshlp. Alton Curtls. the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. R. U Curtls, of No. 417 Weat Four tei.nth Street. Is erltically III. Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Holder, who were ro cer.tly married. have returned from thelr brldal tour. nnd are making thelr home on Bqchanan Streot. Norman Blankenshlp. non of George \Y. Blurkenshlp. who ha_i heen spendlng the holldays wlth lils parents, ba_ returned to Kocky Mounc Mrs. Durreft. formerly of N'o., H13 Deca t__ Street. who' went wlth her husband to Colorado Springs early last sprlng for the heneftt of his health. .hns returned to Man? chester, and Is now livlng at No. 211 East Tw.lfth Street. Mr. Durrett dled In Colo? rado. nnd Mrs. Durrett Is livlng wlth h.-. ehildren here. Mlss Fnnnlw Foster. of No. 13.0 Porter Stieet. has r_mov.il to Rlchmond t? llve. Mr. .1. T, .lewett. formerly of No. lils Bnlnbrldg. Street. has moved to hls new tic-me In I'orter Street. Mr. R. M. Hague. of Twentieth and Maury Sireet*. who has heen to Macon. Ga., _*r hls health. has returned io his home. Miss Xettle Blnke. ot CIa._h.ont.-Va., has returned homo after a vlslt to her sister, Mrs. J. J. Unry. In Swansboro. XV. T. Hobeek left yesterday for Surrv county to settle the estate or hls wlfe. Mlss Alberta Martjn. daughter of Thomas Martln. nnd Mr. lloraee Wllllams were mar rltd ijuietly n Saturday nlght in the resl? dence of tho brlde's father. at No. .... Hull Streot. The ceremony w?? performed bv Rev. R. XV. Crldlln. They wlll make thelr hemo In Manchester. MINISTER IS ORDAINED Rev. Mr. Hurrls, of Suiitli Boston, Set Apnrt to the .Vork of the ..litilMr... [Speclal to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.] SOUTH BOSTON. VA.. December 30.? A ^.resbytery. consisting of the FJeva. II.'G.' Crews; W; XV. Reynolds. P. A. An thony. XV. M. I-Iudaon and B. D. Thames, met at the Baptlat Church nt thls place on Sunday afternoon to conslder an application from the church to ordntn thc- Rev. George A. Harris. of thla place, to the full work of the goapel mlnistry. After a thorough exnmlnatlon ot tho candldnte by the Rev. "H. G. Crewa. chnirman, aa to hla call, falth and doc trlne, it waa dcclded unanimoualy to proceed wlth the ordlnation nt 7:30 P. M. At the appolnted tlma. desplte the unfavornble ?weather. there waa a large congregntloir present to witness the Interesting exercises. After devotlonal exercises, conducted by the pastor, the charge to the candidate waa made hy the ltcv. XV. XV. Reynolda: charge to the church, the Rev. Wllllnm M. Hud aon: presontutlon of Bihle. by the Rev. H. G. Crewa; ordainlng prayer, by the Rev. B. D. .Thames,. and laying on ot handa of the preabytery. the benedlc llon wna prpnouncod by ihe I-tev. Mr. Harrla, MrJ Harrla is a member of the South Boaton Baptlst Church, ahd wns re Cferitly called to the paatoriitn of. Beth any Church. .near Durliam. N. C. Hc expects to enter tlie. Southern Baptlst Theologleal Semlnary, at IjOitlaville, Ky., early In tho sprlng'. Ilo'is a youiiK mnn of flne eharacter, and la held In hlgh osteenv by ull who know hlm. His father 1s an old Baptlat minister, and ho also haa a brothor In tho mlnis? try, who la now at the semlnary. The Rev. Wllllam M. Hltdson. of Seottaburg. who took pnrt in thc ordl? nation exercises of the Kcs-. Alr. llari'K statod ibnt it wna an Incldent worthy of mention that just fourtecn yeara ago, ou Sunday, ho hlmself wna or dalnod ;o tlie work of the g'ospol mln? istry nt tho South l.bstbi; Church. und that nt thut time ho had served North Fork Church for n year. lle hns .lust rounded up his ilfteenth yenr at that church, whlcli, ut Its last meetlntr. ole-cted hlm. .I'or another year, and or iercd a commlttee to present hlm v.'lth Personal Cards. R ecep tion, Dinner and Guost Cards^ Menus, Wed? ding Invitations and An nouncements ??? CORRECT LY ENGRAVED in the most approved form. Crests, Monograms, Addresa Dies, -_c?c., Color Stamping and IUuminating. ftWEstimates and samples sent on request Prompt at tention given correspondence. GALT&BRO. Established Over a Century tl.wolle.H, Sllv.r.niitli., Stuthiii. .H. 1107 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washingti\>, D. C. Many Furniture Specialties Are Left Specialties sui table for New Year Gifts. Our flat on first floor is replenished daily with c h o i c e pieces at cut prices. Sydnor & Hundley, Inc. Leader s, 709-11-13 East Broad Street. Cut Flowers, Roses, Designs Manii & Brown, FLORISTS Qtf?2W> 5 West Broad St, Richmond, Va. . i Phcne30S2 . Orders filled promptly; shipped any where a handsoiv.e go'.d watch _.. a mark of love ancl appreclatibn ol" hla servlces, NEW VIRGINIA CONCERNS Tho Corporatlon Coiiinilijsion. j'estc-r day Issued the followlng' cliari-rs": Tho Brlght wood Building Oci-poia tlon, Alexandria. Joslah M. Vale, pres idciit, Washlnpton. .0. C; .Marion But lor, vlce-prealdeiitj North '-'Carolina; Annie E. Beall.. Wasl.lnst.in, D. C. Capital: M-6:li_u__ -Jl.OuO.OOO. Vogu,. Prliitlng.- Con-ipany, Incorpo? rated, Norfolk. R. * A. i'hlrloj*. presl? dent-and genora^ . "nunaser; Oharle? Tllgham, vIc'u.'pteAiili-tit:.: V.'ililain W, Old, Jr., secretary and treasurer?all ot Xorfoil.. Capital: AJaxln.um. ?_000: niinln-itirn, $,.,000. Mangohiek Moicantlle Produce Com? pany, lr.cgrpOrnt*?d. -MonftphU'lc. WU llani. Templo iiookie.. piuSi_._iU aud treasurer; CharT.8 "J. Tv.we..: "cice-pres Ident;Murius .CampbeLL. . seiH'tUary?all of -Mane.0-.lck; C-pftair-Ifcrxlinum, ?20, 000; niinitnuni, $..000. '?? Wolvbrton Turkish-Batii'* ?Companj\ Incorporated, :.> Blcl)tnotid, Y<js A, J. ?Wol vorlton, presldent;"? V?. :,B-' Brteker. treasurer; C. Av Wliifrefv-'sedretary?nll pf nichrnond. Cupii.al: MnJi.lj33.un1, $15, 000; lninihiuhi, *8'-.<ioo.-;'"' '? ';. ItoMiinc lliisiiioss .liiniiury IJStli. NEW ORLEANS, .lW-PJlier '..0,~-Th? New Orleans stock Exchange - wjll not resutna stock tradlhg ' on", Januaj-y Id. as w.-jd decided hy a uiuinlnioi'is- vote on Deeember t.th. Tho 'day -a'1.1.1. ha* bee.n agreed . upor\. for, rr, i?.;r?era. re sumptlon of buslness M.i Jmiuurv 15th. This actlon waist '.taken. to-drty . at _ special mcetliig of the members of th* exchange. The oxclfanS-' wlU .contlnue to trade inbnncls. l.ut no stoclcs of any klnd wlll be-houijht'-or sold <_b tho lo? cal door' untll aftor Janunry 15th. Wlll Hnve: Lurger Attcu.lnuce, [Speclal to The Tunui'Diynatch.], HAMPDEN-SIDNEY. GQLJ.EOE. VA., Deeember 30,?Tlie holidays are about over hore. Tha second term of th? ourrent sesslon begln:.' on January 3d. The new men who aro exnected le *?n*> ter for tl.o next term wlll bring th? attendance to hlgheat noint for tvtlv* yenrs at least. ?. ?I., ... . "' .' ? " 1 llrcome . Kntbcr nt H7. NEW YORK. Deceinber 3ii.?At th? age oi elghty-seven. Jean llenrl Thlry. of, Long lsland Clty, has Just become the father ot hla slxth child. It wm ? glrl. born yesterday Thls ls tUm fourth chllcl Mr. Thlry has had by hl_ socoad wife. wu<n_-i?>?rw4rrW '*? i3**'