0 youhg Ci'iiz-ciis of I'clcr:
iirj*; Elected By Cpjincil to
IN isitions of Trust'.
HASNT BECOME CONSCiOUS
Colored M*in Hurt By Seaboard
Train Still Unable to GWk
Account of Him.sclf.
[Speclal t-. The Tlmes-DUpatcli."
PETERSjBURQ, VA.. March **.?A
Jolnt meetlng of the Board ot Ald.er
nie-ii nn.l Council tu-nigiii plected Mor
(lin.'i- Wllllams, a meiiiber of Ihe Board
,,f pjrc ComtnlMloherB, lo succeed Ben
jpniiii llarrlson, rosl_ned, Uie vote be?
lng Wllllams 17. II. D. Bowmnn 11. W.
11. Coopet* wns elected us police com?
missioner by iiichitnai lon lo Bttcceed
Dr. .1. M. l'li'.-isunts. re.slg.ned. Tlu- m-w
commlssioners nre- well known young
The ininiplng umbrclla niender ar?
rested her.. this mornlng on susplcion ot
being one- of Ihe two tiiidesinen wanted
for fcldnlously ussuuiting- nn.l robTbtng
Bdwiirt) Mangrum, i'.t Emporla, wns
released this afternoon. provlng to have
come here from Norfolk and not to bo
either <vf tlie men wanted.
Much Interest is manifested In a pub-j
Hc meeting of all citlzens, men nnd
women concernlng tbe* preventlon nnd
curo of tuberculosis. whlch is to
be hold at 8 O'cloi k i ..-morrow even?
lng at thc Hall of the Chuinber of Com?
merce. Addresses and papers on the
subject wil.1 be read by wcll.-informed
physicians and others who have made it
a study, u*ud the organlzation of nn
f-ntl-tubercailosis leaguo ls in vlew.
t'ard Krom Jueiiie Watkins.
.Tudge A^?a D. Watkins. of Farm?
ville, hus puibllshcd a card etatlng that
the rumor that he has rctired from a
e-ontnmplatdd race for Congress from
thc l'eiurth Dlstrlct in tho Interest of
any parllcnlnr condidate Is wlthout
foiinclutlon, fn fact Judge Watkins s-n'ys
that he has determined at thls tlme not
to announce hlmself ns a candidate,
purely upon the grounds thut he does
net conslder thls an oppor.tune tlme to
make the race. Both gentlemen now
in the fk'lel are his personal frlends
nnd Democrats of tho hlghest order,
suys the judge. nnd ho hopes and be?
lleves that thelr canvass for the nom?
lnation Will in no way mllltate agalnst
the harmony of tho party The cardi
conoltldes wllh tlwo words: "1 do not
inoan by this stnuement to convey the
ldea that I will n*Jt hc a candidate at
some futuro day."
Congressman 1\ R, l.itsslter, of thls
city. an.l Mr. Robert Turnbull, of]
I.awrencevllle, nce the two candldates
for tlio Deinoctj-.itlc nomlnation. who:
have as .yet announced themselves.
Stlll l ile-ouselou-e.
The negro w3io wus found in a ditch I
beside the Ho-Jjoard Air Line Rallway
tracks, near tfre village of Swlft Creek,
in Chesterfield county, early yesterday
morning. unctonscloos aiul suffering
from several severe cuts on hls head
aud from exjiosure, has not yet re- :
galned conscjousness. althoiif-h nearly
thlrty-slx hours have passed slnco ho
wus pieked up and brought to the]
Petersburg I-Jospltul. There is little:
hope of hls recovery. As published in
The Times-Dlspath this mornlng, nn
Identillcatlon card found on his person
bears the n-ume John A. Smlth, nn cm-J
ploye of the Norfolk and Western Rail?
road Company, resieling at Hoanoke,!
and other papers indlcate that he was
rejected as a reerult for the Unlteel
States Army at Columbus, Ohio, and '
was furnlshed means for transportation
home, but it is understood that the:
railroad people are satislied that tho'
man was Injured whlle uttempting to;
steal a rldo on a freight train or to j
jump a passing train, or whlle lying
on the track, as no railroad ticket or
pass was found on hlm.
Jdr. Ksek Steero dlod at half-past G
o'clock last ovening at his home ln
Dinwiddie county, near thls city. Mr.
Steero was Kuvcnty-seven yenrs old nnel
is survlved by a famlly. lle was for?
merly ono of thn proprletorg of the Ap
pomatox Iron Works. ln thls city, and!
was an honored buslneus mnn.
Mrs. .Sarah A, Btul.-.r, wife of Mr. j
J. Samuel Butler. died about half-past
8 o'cloclt lasU-evenIng at her home ln
Ettrlct*, "Chestcrlleld county,' after un
illness of threo months' durutlon. Mrs..
Butler beforo her marrlage was Mll
Sarah Allce Itobertson, daughter ..f
Mrs. Martha Robertson. of Btttick. She
was tWfe'nty-elght years old und is sur?
vlved by her husband. mother and one
brother, Mr. George Jl. Robertson, of
BUSirVESS SIESi TO OKGAMZE, ?
Mrr.-l.iiiit*- nnel ManufncAurura ot I'c
tcrr-btirg tu Form un \N*eeti-liit lon.
|t>p->clal lo Th.. Tlmes-Dispatch 1
PETEItSBUlUi, VA., March ."..?Two
bualneaa moetlngs were held at tho
Chamber of Commerco hall bo-nl-jht to
coiisider tho organlzation of a Whplp
eulo Merchants' and .Maii.ui'actuiers'
Association for the extension of 1'eters
Tho lirst nic-c-tiiiK, held under the
Ruspices of Post C Travelers" Protectlve
Association, with Presldenl T, S, Beck
wlth preslding, adopted tho repprt sub?
mltted by tho speclal committee on
organixation of thn propbgcx* whQlostu
associatlon, rc-coinmondiug thut lt be
forincd wlth oflicers and boar.i of dlrec*.
tors; that the annual duos bf $2 1, aud
that an ariaiipemciit be iniule wlth Ih'?
Chamber of Commerce, wlyweby thc
nasoclatlon's IhisIiiokh uhall be traiui*!
acie-d by tho secretary of tho chamber
at his office-.
A paper was submltted, stgnofl by
twenty-tiiie-,- merchants and manufac?
turers, who ngrecrt to joln such an us
snciutic-iti. provlded Its form or organl
tntloii was reasonable,
Aft<-r ih, iidjiiurument of the T. P. A.
Thl? int-iins tha, || hU| l,uy a
H.W.r t 1)111) e.f ivell MCSioqcd, orlg?
inal NOItTH t 'MIOI.IVI OAK OH
PINI' Wlliill, ,.i,..,r e.r Unoia mid
etisy te, spllt. MabN, tf*."** for n
The Wood Man,
1201 W. Broad Street.
'I'lie.ei.-H 10(10 nnel 1330.
THE ST. REGIS, NEW YORI
How This Hotel Provides Fo
NOTHING IS LEFT TO CHANC!
A grenl. iiiuderii hotel ls one of th
lnof-t WOndcrfUl nild coinpllcated ul
ganir.iil lons lu tho world. To provld
for the \iiried necessltles nnd wants c
htindrods of |>'(iplc dnlly, iiuiiiy (
whom i-i-e extreraely exactlng, i.-- a taa
iiml requlres, on Hk- parl er tho mnti
oger, executive obilltj' ot Uio lilghei
In a hotel of the highest rank, suc
ns tlie St, Kogls, New York, whlcli pro
\ Idi s everythlng down to ihe mlnutei
(l.-liill that ctiil ln nny way contrlbut
tn Uic comfort, hralthfulness and BOjfel
of its guests, iho organlzatlon ls s
perfectly syslenuil Izod nnd tho equlp
menl bo complete that nowhere; i
there evidence of frlc-tlon 01.nfuslo
und lho annoynnces of uvei slglll Ot] in
attention aro rnrely experlenced. Ii
such u hotel ns tlie St, Regis iiotfihu
i.-- left i(. eiintiee or experlmenl nnd un
iriiined employes are nol tolerated. Kx
perience and sklll are requlred by tlu
maiiAgement ln overy indlvldual, fron
chef und cook to porter nn.l chamber
Under these conditions il is not dlfll
cull to understand why the .St. Begii
ls lirst cholco iiiiionp,- New York's gren
hotels with pni-llculiir people nnd thOSl
who are acciislomcd to Ihe best. lt I:
Indeed au exceptlonal liotel ln even
deslrable partlcuiar, whllo Its restau
ranl .'ind ropra charges ure stnndari
nn.l reasonabie. A beautlfuliy loc'atei
and furnlslied room muy be had for $-!
n day. Fpr the same with prlvate bntl
the price is $") n day ($6 fur two peo?
ple). A large pnrlm- wlth bedroom and
bath costs $12.
lf you hnve not yet experlenced the
pleasuro nnd satisfaction ot llvlng ln
thls homelike hotel, let nothlng prcvenl
you from becoming a St, Kegls guesl
on your next trlp to New York.
meeting, a number of signers of thli
ngreement met, with Mr. Beckwith
presldlng, nnd, on motlon of T. Stunlej
Beckwith, instructed tht; chairman tc
appolnt a commlttee of three to visl
the wholesale merchants nnd mnnufuc
turers of Petorsimrg nnd secure theli
attendance ai o meeting next Tucsda>
nlght nt the ciinmiier of Commerce foi
I flnal organlzatlon of tlio Wholesnlc
Merchants' and Manufacturers* Asso
clatlon. Chalrman Beckwith appolnted
I-'. !?'. Thwealt, C. T. Wllklnson und
lt. Carter Myers ns the commlttee.
Suffolk Prcaclier fiives His Congregn
Unil n Senre.
rSpeoiul toT'he Tlmet-Dlipnlch J
SUFFOLK, VA.. Mnrch 5.?Rev. W.
Mosby Seuy, of the Baptlst Chureh,
who. wlth former Pollceman Isaac
Piorce. went to Lake Drummond u few
days ngo, nnd for whose snf.-iy con?
siderable concern wns felt, when hls
home-comlng wns prolonged, arrlved
thls iiftei-n-ion. Tlu* preacher wns ex.
picted yesterday. und when hls ehurch
servlces were mlssed lnst night nnd no
word was received, there wus anxiety,
which turned Into alarm this morning.
Tho preacher went through Jerlcho
Canal and in returnlng through Hamp?
ton Roads bad an accldent and passed
a bad night.
Five lH-HlliN ln Hlddlesex, llul Disease
Sovt Under Control.
I Sp iclal to The Times-Dlspatch 1
URBANNA, VA.. VIA QLOUCESTEK
JUNCTIOK, VA., March 5.?Diphtherla
In a very mallgnant form hus recently
broken out in the upper end of Mid
dlesex, near Nestlng' Post-offlco. from
whlch five denths have occurred in four
families, but it ls now supposed to bo
under control. Tho bourd of supervls?
ors, uctlng under Instructloiis of the
county board nf health. took linmediate
actlon in the matter to preyeht tho.
disease from spreading, by employlng
Dr. W. P. Jones to attend the cases,
and ho hus by admlnlsterlng antl
toxln pretty well subdued It. Twenty
persons are now ln quarantine and no
fear of diseuse spreading is unticipated.
TIKEIl OF THE NAVY.
After Fow IJnys' Servlce George Cloud
Unil- Hls Ilerlli.
fspsclil lo rhe Tlmes-Dlspaich.]
SUFFOLK, VA.. Murch 6.?After less
than u week's servlce In tlie navv.
Oeorge Cloud tirecl of the life and
started without leuvo to his home in
tlie AVest, hul was arrested in Suffolk.
Chlef Brinkley to-day received a tele?
gram that a reward would be pald f.ir
Cloud's return to tho recelvlng shlp
Franklln In Norfolk harbor. Cloud
says he enllsted in Chicugo February
Thc VVoUld-Be Stiicidc in Norfgft
Lives With His Throat Cut
From Ear lu Far. " >
-;MRS. JACOBS IS RECOVERING
In Personal Hiicoimtcr on Street;
cf Portsmouth Plate-Glass
Window is Smashcd.
[Speclal toTha Tlmes-Dlspatoh.]
j NOHFOI.K. March ti.?Na-than Jac
'..(I.s. ih" v.-(iiil'l-i'(- : uli l.le, who lles n1
Si VIncent's Hospltal wlth his throat
i ul. sevoral libs nnd rt I'lillurbonc
,i-,,k( n. ls dolng well nml thc uUencl
' lng Burgeoiua doclarc that he hos houk
ichurn.e of ultmiate recovery.
I Mrs. Jnccibs is uo serlously wounilct
nntl wlll be ablo to lenve Ihe hospltal
by the end of thls week. Her resls
tnnco when sho saw tlie ruzor ln het
liusband's hntiil cvldc-ntly saved hor
i Jacobs came nenr making a clean
job Of lt with the razor, severlng his
wlndplpe, and is now livlng by breath
ing through n .sllver tubo in hls throat.
i;.- is restlng easlly and Beems qulet
Patrolman Edwards, who was guard
inu Jacobs, and who wus suspended by
Chlef Bousli for ncglect of duty, be
Icause he was absent from the rooni
when Jacobs left hls bed and jumped
through n wlndow, explalns thal he
was mado IU by the smell of blood nnd
ether and otlier medlclnes in the room
and hnd left only for a moment. Ho
suld that Jacobs was quiet, evldently
playing u ruse In order to get a chanee
to mako the attempt at escape.
Edwards regrets th0 occurrenee, but
declares that ho could not help leav?
ing the room, and thut thc nurse was
present nt the tlme, It was when the
nurse turned to get some ice to molsten
tho llps of the Injured mnn thnt hc
Jumped up und escaped from tho room.
Sinnslied Ihe Wlndow.
During a personal encounter to-day
In Portsmouth, the combatants, Thomas
Finley and W. T. Rose, fell agalnst
nn.l smashed a lnrge plate-glass show
window of Irvlne Brothers, furniture
dealers, corner of Mtddlo ond South
Streets. Finley clalms that the glass
Was broken by Rose. wlio struck at
hlm wlth a blg stlck, mlssing hlm, and.
accordlng to spectators, falling agalnst
Finley, both going agalnst the glass,
Tho Mayor lined Finley $2.50. Thoy
will pay for tlio glass. No one knows
whnt the fight wns about.
NEW TEl.KPllOXE EXCIIAXGE.
llcll Teiephone Compnny lo Hnve Xev?
UutldlBK in Portsmoutli.
I r.i.ii Lo The Times-Dlspatch.]
NORFOLK. March 5.?Tho Bell Tele
phohe und Telegraph Company have
purchused a lot on Queen Street, be?
tween l.Jinwicidlc und Washington
Slreet.--. Portsmouth, on Whlch a new
exchange bulldlng will be erected ln
the near future. Their present prop
erty was iold fi r (3,000?, and (10,000
was pald for tho new slte. it Is an?
nounced thal $100,00(5 will be spent on
thc new exchange, whlch will be an
up-to-date central, with new equip
mt-nts, flrcproof, and large enough for
the growth of the business for years
Held for Grnnd I.iireeiiy.
[Speclal tr. The Tlmes-Dispatch.1
NORFOLK, VA.. March ."..? Fred De
mery, charged wlth the robbery of M.
C. Jones. the Plttsburg man who awoke
the other morning In tlie Turf Ex?
change inintis his clothing, money and
dinmond pln. was to-day ordered hold
for the Corporeit|on Court grand jury
on the charge of grand larceny.
Demery adtnits thal he pawne'd
Jones's clothes, but clalms he did so
.ut the request of Jones, who was
drunk and wanted money.
niSPENSAUY FOU 11EDFOHD.
EIccllou Yesterday Itrsnltcd lu Vote of
Vitl lo 113,
:s .Tini i., -riie Times-nispatch.]
BEDFORD CITV, VA.. March 5.?The
election hold to-day resulted in favor
of ostablls'htng :i disjiensarv here, tlie
vote being 120 to 113.
Popular feeling was at the highest
MINISTER TO PEKIN
WII.I.I.U* W, HO( KIlII.l,,
.tlr.Hocki.lll. JJaltea.fcftatc. Jlllnlster, to iVIUn, will muke ? Bre?t naval
llcl.ioilxlrallou iu 1 liliiu nr\l April.
At Ihe lni-<lu?tlf.ii ot ibe Slnte* D.pnrli.i.i.t, Secretary MetCnlf, of tlie Niiv*
l)ep,,,t,ne,.i lm-4 *.rr,.,.*-,-,l for lour or tlv.* An.e-.le-a,, ,v,u- vch??*I? ... HCCOlui.Hn-J
Mr. Ho.ki.iii ?-, din vi?it .? iiu. (Mmho VJcarayv nl tinuMn, llunkan nud ..tt,,',
i-WI---. ou Uie Tl miK-l-r HI v.r. T.,* v,**,hi*U will probably bo Iho t.'lrv.-li.ml
.....I Ibe Denver, Wlllcll left Mcolhl 1 .1,,-uury .Otl, lor Chlueso wn'.-r.., ??d ??
Concord, ibe Heleiiu nud u?- Wllmluietou. it i*. -.1,1,1 11.1.1 u?. nwNumblR-r-- 01
An.e-rl.un r, U,m iu (bliu.?e WUlerR Will I..* llu* most l.1.,.?rli.,n? Anie-rlcun ..uxa
.U-...e.nKl)-?ll?., held (here f.u- I.U1IIU llme ??,! will l?* ? ,?r.*r......i-r lo ll?, ?-?,?.
Iuk ol lt.,,.- Ad.nir.l I3vii..?'? Im.Uohl. *,.<., umr tUcJj(. u ?? *? r
vruUe hy ?uu of Suc*.
ALL COOKING PURPOSES
FIRST: Nature-grown in the flelds of the Sunny South;
and obviously much purer and a great deal healthier
than the fat of the hog.
SECONDLY: More economical than hog lard; goes far
ther ? much farther--every time.
THIRDLY: As good as butter for cake and bread mak?
ing and for all kinds of cooking where butter or other
cooking fat is needed, and much cheaper, because
it costs less^in the first place and less of it has to
Its purity and quality guaranteed. Every
pound of it is made under United States Govern?
P SO UTH ERN COTTO N OIL Co
Man, Fined $50 in Police Court
for Gamibling, Asscsacd $100
in Corporation Court.
il. t.> Th.
l/i.NCHBUU'C, VA.. March 6.?-T>. M,
Dabney, who wns flned $no and glvon
tWO months in jnil recently in Police
Court on ttie charge of operatlng a
gambling resort, wus to-day fincd.'S'OO
(.ii appeal to tlio Corporation Ocuirt,
J.'abnc y failed to appear in rosponse to
liia bail bond, and a rule was issued
against him and his aurety, Polham Mo
<.<-i.i(!, to appear at the flrst day of thc
.April term t" show cause why the bail
bond should not be forfeltcd.
.1 ii tho Police Court to-day F. D.
Fc-ster. who has heen working wlth the
Ba.V.lmoro Dcmtui Association, plea.ded
guiAly ti. the charge of practicing hls
prc.!'.-s.sir.fi without the ii(|uirocl cqr
liti. ;.?c- ifoin the State l>ental Honrd.
The avevused did not uppeur ln person,
bul wus reproaonted by Mr. Fred I-Inr
pcr, wjio onlc-red a plea of gullty, uud
a line <if $30 and costs was assossed.
Hon X-Jvans and Mrs. Minnlo Wliltak?
er. both of whom bail from Pulankl,
wc-re arresteij this morning at the cot?
ton inill by Ofllcer Short, and this af
lernvion that ofllcer took them back
io Plulaskl. The husband of tho womnn
came down from Pulaskl nnd asslsted
ln airosting the palr.
Sevwral days ago the local police
were asked to bo on tho lookout for
tlu- couple, as lt was clalmed that they
elop?>d fro'lri Pulaskl, tho man leaving
a wife behlnd nnd tho woman her
I'lrniH SccurliiK Clinrlers.
The Lynchburg Buggy Company. a
prlvate flrm, will soon make an appli?
catlon to tho. Stato Corporation Cum
for n charter for a company
same name. the new company
over the buslness of tho old
capital stock wlll be increased
OOfl paid in.
I'in/rlmm & .Patteson. clothlors,
just heen Incorporated, the new
my wlth Inrger capitallssatlon tak
vr-r the Main Street bu.slncMS of
u Oalloway. colored, was sliot In
lc-}? lnst nlght ln a colorod row on
W'lse Street, between Thlrteenth and
Fuurteentli Streets. The report Ho
the i f.lleo thls mornlng Is to the effect
thal tho negro ls nbt dangerously
v-ounded. No arrests have been ntltdo
u- yet, though tho pollco nre at work
on tl e case,
r?,,..nKii to Tho TlmeH-TMmvitch.l
ASHLAND. VA.. March B.?Mrs. T?
M, .Tones has boen spending the p.-.st
week In Rlohmond, vlsiting her ilnugh
ter, Mrs. Wllllams; on Floyd Avenue
Mr. W. II. Hasklns. on
lego .students, h"s hot
typhold fovor, hut is
very 111 wlth
now con va los
The Randnlph-Macon . College OlcTe
ciui, hns been fnlthfully practicing for
-.?.?ral weeks and cxpects to render an
extended progrum ln tho oqllege
chapel ut an early date. Tho Glen
cmi, ia compoeeti of a male double
uu.ii'tet and an orc-hcstr.i of nlne. Mr.
II. L Moyler ls president: Mr. .1. Bliot
Wallaee, leader. and Mr. Hugh S. Huf
iv, manager. Thoro ls moro hiuslciil
toleut ln collego thls sesslon than has
beon fur iiinny" years provlous, and
wlth coutliiui-d liiud worU thcrp la
I llttlo doubt but that the Glee Club wll'
i !.?' a great success.
; Mr. Walter Young and Mr. .1. M
, I'rettyman nre contliied in the college
liitirinary with meaSlcs, whlle Mossrs
j F. R. Chenault and W. P.. Balle-y ar.
:ln the- same bulldlng ut present wltl
Rev. E. H. Rawllngs. nf the Meth?
odlst Church and prealdlng elder ot thc
Richmond tUstrlot, ls holdln_ n serle*.
iof meotlngs ln the college V. M. C. A
hall. Mr. Bawllngs. who ls un alum
ntis of the coltqge, unel one of the fore
I niost preachers In the Vlrginla Confer
! once, Is -meetlng with murketl succe.s.
i whlle here.
e llll.l)'. HKMAI.VS l .\E.\HTIH;t>.
I'rulscH on llu* l.ltlle- Ili.d.v Indlciite
rfipoolal lo Tho Tlrru'n-IJlMpnte.h.J
BUCIONGHAM, VA., Muri'h ,*,.?V. II
Dolan, living on tln* Bondurarit farm
near here. whlle huntlng Jlonday morn?
lng, founel the remalns of a sinall chlld
prcsuniuhly colored, burieel in the plne*
on the [arm of A. .1. Bondurant, ane:
Under about six Inches of ground. Tlu
dogs wlth Mr. 1'olun attraotod his at?
tentlon by eligging ln the earth, anc!
Mr. Dolan found the chlld burled in a
baklng-powder box. Brulses on the
body indicate that the chlld was mur
tlerecl. A coroner's Inquost will hc
hold Frldny morning.
[Speclal to Tbe TImes-iDlspatch..
WINCHESTMR, VA.. March 5.?At
; the grand jury term' of the Clrcult
!Court of Warren county. .ludge Thoinas
IW. llarrlson, of Winchester, presldlng
jJohn Duke unel Gllbert Manuel, dis?
tillers, woro lndlcted for running dls?
tillerles ln much thc same manner as
I Imi'-rooms, und George Alexander was
li.dlctcd for oporatlng a bar-room
AVJthout license, belng llned $450 und
l$l",0 cost?, anel given two months iii
I NORFOLK, VA., March :,.? M. XV. Framp
| ton. a young whlle; man. wns tlnoel $10 and
. . st thls morning ln tho Pollco Court on the
charge of at-saultlng his wife. It was
! charged that in- cajight her comlng out o(
tlie Aomo Theatre, u variety hoiisc, and as
: Bailltcd hor. She. ran to a. pollcomuu and
appealed to hlm for protoctlon. ller luis
biind was promptly arrested.
.SPOTi'YLVANIA, VA.?A tmlt was ln
slttuto'd in Ihe clerk's offlco oi' tho Clrcult
1 Court hore. to-day for tho paitltle.n and sot
i tlemont or the estate of tho late lauuc L.
I Butiank, deceased.
LYNCI-IBURU, VA.?ln tho Corporatlon
Court late to-day S. F. McOlll, who waa
flned tto for doing a. private banklng bus
! In.-ss wlthout n llconoe, upon appeal from
thc Pollco Court, was uceiultted. Thls dls
i posos of four cilstiuct charges.
NORFOLK, VA.?Tho United Statos Col
; lie-r Ni.ro, another of tho ooallng shlps that
i..!lowe-el Ihe iiullleship fle<H down Ihe coast
, "I Souili Amerlca. arrlved ln Hampton
| l:..;:ds thiii uftnrnoon.
NORFOLK, VA.?Tho fourth nnd flna)
salo of porsonaj property at tho .luniesi nvn
Bxposltlon occinod to-day at the grounds,
i.r.ei tha work was practlcally cuniidotcd. A
| J.-.v oilelu anel e nrts nmy bave to bo put up
j iu toiiio lator dalo.
lKUVAItDSVlLLK. VA.?"Avon Hill." the
old iToiiie of tho Lowls famlly, wns destroyed
j l-v iire iit ubout ll) o'clock last nlght. lt ls
" poi-tcl that the causo of tho Iire was due.
! to the e xpiosion e.f u lamp. tho causo of the
I e.ipiosion belng uuknown.
WIId.lAMSmiRO, VA.?Tho contrnot for
Wllllam and Mary'a new Ilbrury bulldlng
has bpan lot to Harwood et Moss, a Newport
Ninvs llrm of contructors. The prleo waa
11 '*"-? t Sl.'i.aOO. The e.oriicrstone will bo lald
on Jorfemon'-i birthday.
Wll.LlAMSHURO, VA.?At a moetlng of
thc Wlllluiusburg '"ducutloual ABseiclallon,
i..ld yesterday; Mrs. (Joorgo P. Coleman was
elected presldont. Mr. Ouoi-bo P. Coleman Is
UI wllli ..neunionla.
BUOKINOKAM. VA.?Mr. AV. P. Bllls, of
this e-miiity, came near inuoting wlth u
siiii.iiH accldent leftet nlght ubout throe mllos
tie.ni thla pl.i-e whllq un hls way home from
l uriiivlllc, uia )nu-su icm u^va)' (ind threw
him. aml Mr. Ellls w?n badly shflkcn up nni
btulsod. lle will be lald i:p u |.iv clayi. ani
whlle his Injurles ure -not serious; they ar.
A COSTI.V FltOI.IC.
Stnmitoii Unu HrcnU* l.rjj lu n Vt re"<l
rSpeelttl lo The Tlnus-Dlspateb.1
STAUNTON, VA., March ."???Flrs
Lleutenant K. v. Peococ, of the Wesi
Augusta Ouurils. ln a playful wr.-stlin
matoh at the noon hour to-day hnd hl!
righl leg broken in tho fall.
I'rilfc Mlller lo I-eetiirc.
(Spoc-ini t? Tbe TlmSs-tDlspatcb.j
FORK UNION, VA.. March .'..?Poli
M;llc-r, Of Hlchmond. wlll be horo Xuturdu.
night and dollvor his lecture In th- Forl
I Union Academy bullcllnp. All who have
l.cnrd Mr. Mlller wlll be nnxlous lo hear hln
ogsln, and those who hnve never heard hi:
slorlu of the duiky beforo tho war nml hi;
rtre Jokci will embrace Uiis opportunlty.
[Speolal to The Tlmcn-DIs.-.ateh.]
NEWFQItT M:\VS. VA., March .'..?Tlu
rn-at District niembers of lho VJrelnh
Medk-al Boclety mel hero ro-nl-rlit an.J 'or
in.i.ized. elect ing Dr. .1. XV. Ayler, of thli
':':.-. prosiden:. Dr. Clarence l'orter Jones
(.:' ihls clty, was olocted to represent th<
distrlct ln Uil- Stnte council.
Petltlon in flnnkriipley.
[Bpeelnl tu The Tlmes-DIsjiatcli.l
NORFOLK. VA.. March B.?K. A
Croehring, contractor, iiled a potltloj
ln bankruptcy to-day, placlng hls lia?
billtles at $.1,920.04 and nssets $3,210
of which $8;042 uro unllquidated clalms
1 .Spoclal to The Tlmes-Dlipatchil
ETNA M1LLS. X'A.. March 5.?Misf
Nettie Brown Mitchell anel Mr. Ashei
(.inrnett Upshaw wero marrled In Rich?
mond to-day. Thls news came us 0
surprlse to thelr mnny friends. Thev
are well known King Wllllam peopk
nnd popular lu socletv.
Wcddlngs ln Norfolk.
rsneclai to The Times-Dlspatch.]
NORFOLK, X'A'.. March r..-?Three
pretty wetldings occurred ln Norfolk
Tuesday, the contrarting parties belris
Mlss Lllllan Whittfhurst to Jolm T
Lambert at the homo of the brlde'.'
unclo, XV. L. Whitehurst, 305 Wesi
Brambloton Avenuo; Miss Margaret O.
Whlting to .lohn D. Stocklcy, at the
residence of tho brlde's' mother, Mrs.
C. D. Whlting, College Place; Miss
| Clara Pleffer to Edgar Walker, nt the
''home of the- brid.-'s parents, 318 Poole
!"-?;..--. lal 10 The Tlm<***-l>l?pau-h.]
i?;**"CHF.STER, VA.. March C?Isaoc
N. ?-ehaven and Mlss Amv Belle De
haven, both of Frederlck county. wen
marrled yesterday at Galnesboro, b>
Rev. C. W. Mark. e.f tho Methodlsl
IEplscopal Church, South. Th.- groom
1s a progresslve young furmer and
business man, und tl.e* brlde a daugh?
ter of Joseph Dehavon.
GARY'S LEAD GROWING
Alieud lu All I'our Hnllotn nnd t.tiliilug
I COLEMPIA. S. i'.. March :..?The Ilrst
Iballot at to-day's Joln'l session of the*
I Lbglslaturo forJa successor to the late
United States Senator f.atimcr resulted
as follpw-i: Gafy, 69; Walker, 48; Coker,
29; Mauldin. 10: scatterlng, G. Neces?
sary to a cholce, 70.
i GaryV vote showed a galn of eight
jover that enst for hlm yesterday.
I The see-onel liullot resulted: Gary, GR;
Walkor, Dl; Mauldin, 1*8; cokc-r. 13;
Jon...s. 5; Holllclay, 1.
The tlilrd ballot showed no materlal
The fourth ballot resulted: Gary, 71;
Walker, 40; Mauldin. 17; Coker, 12;
Wlllle Jones, ti; Ira B. Jones, 0.
CJ _s__ j_l **r fB jH| jC &s ?
-.Ihe Kind Vou Hair. Always Bought
Our Main Street Branch Store to
**11 I'iihI Hi-uud.
CUT-PIUCE SALE NOW GOING ON.
Well and glves best results lf you use tho right klnd of fuel." We sell
thut klnd, and always keep a largo stock ln our yards to supply your
needs. We wlll flll your order
Call us up---Phone 177.
Samuel H. Cottrell & Son,
1103-1117 W. Marshall Street.
Hang Your Faith on
Tlie greatest value given to
day in Virginia on Buggies, Run
aboulfl, Surrcys, Wagons and
Prices in reach of everybody.
Ainslie Carriage Co.,
Salearoom aud Factory,
Nos. 8, 10 nnd is S. Hl-jUlh St.
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