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cial Side of Commencc ment. Flnil exBtnlnatlons werc> finished at Ihe Union .HeblOglco] Somlnary yester tlnv nt noon. snd the flrst soelnl event Pf the fliiAls, Ihe recpptlon bt unil'-r gr&duateS lo the senlnr cla**, tonk plac-e ln the evenlng with one of thn pirtst brilliant crowds ovor niisembled Xt the lnstitutlon. At 10 o'clock, ln the morning thc board of directors met ln the Spence Llbrary. Several riuestlons were dlscussed, but no deflnlte iiction was taken on nny subject. Thus far there hns been no talk of a change In the pei-.-onncl of the faculty. The graduatlng clnss for thla sesslon ls the largest for many years, nml con? tains. perhaps. thn best material. nll of the men considered. At the reception lost nlght were Ihe prerhb-nt nnd mem? bers of the board of directors. many vlsltors nnd n. large number of ladies froni Rlchmond nnd other places. The hnlls nf thp Spence Llbrary have leldorri Baen graced wlth such nn as peniblnge. The guests began to arrive nt nbout half-pnsf S o'clock. nnd were M?hered Into the readlng room, whlch had been decorated wlth wlld flowers nnd green branel'es. Here they wcrc met bv tho reception commlttee and conducted down the llne of those offl rlailv recelvlng. who were Mr. George W Watts, of Durham. N. C. president of the board of directors, and Mrs. vTfttts' Dr W. W. Moore. presldent nf lh? seminary, and Mrs. Moore. and thc offlcers of thc classes, wlth tholr part? ners for the evenlng. The program commlttee hnd arranged the following numbers. which were be? gun at fl o'clock: The rrojeram. Pelectltin by tho seminary eiuartet. .Solo bv Mr. Mclver. Readlng bv Miss Marle Leahy. Speeches on behalf of the senlor clnss by Mr. Hethorn: "Student Body. Mr. W. T. Thompson. and for faculty bv Dr. Strlekler. 7?electlon by the auartet. At the comptetlon of the progrnm ro freshmerits were served In tho alcoves of the stack room. where small tables had been arranged. Those present Included members of the board of trustees In the clty and ?helr famllles; members of the faculty and tholr famllles; many frlencs of me F&rlnary nnd tho students from th ecommun'ity and from Rlchmond, and the following couples: Senlor ciaSs?Mr. ArrowooU. wlth Miss Eng? lish; Mr. Christian, with Miss Cofiell; Mr. F. E. Clark. wlth Miss Lucy Tay? lor; Mr. J. H. Clarke, wlth Miss Brown. of Danvllle; Mr. Delaney. wlth Miss Brown; Mr. Glasgow. wlth Mlsa Moffet, of Staunton: Mr. Jcnklns, with Miss Kuykj Mr. Lapsley. wlth Miss Frlend, of Petersburg; Mr. Matthews, wlth Miss Leahy: Mr. McChesncy. wlth Miss Barnes; Mr. Moffet, wlth Miss Flsher; Mr. Nelson, wlth Miss Brooklng; Mr. Shannon, wlth Miss Cunnlngham; Mr. SbepperSdri, with Miss Hethorn; Mr. Squlres. with Miss Lancaster, of Ash? land; Mr. Telford. with Miss Shepper son; Mr. McLnuchlin. wlth Miss Ran? dolph; Mr. Woody, with Miss Buchanan; Mr. and Mrs. Gruyer; Messrs. Davis, Gray, Harrlson, Hethorn, Moore, Shaw, Sublett and Wauchope. From the middle class?Mr. Coleman, with Miss Johnston; Mr. Coxe, wlth Miss Hammond; Mr. Dickson, wlth Miss Latlmer; Mr. Hassell, wlth Miss Jerry Flsher; Mr. Mclver, wlth Miss Wlse: Mr. McBrlde, wlth Miss Hethorn; Mr. Ray wlth Miss Brown; Mr. Smith, with Miss McCarthy; Mt. Thompson, with Miss Bahnson. of Wlnston-Salem; Mr. Whlte, wlth Miss Sclden; Mr. AV. T. ?Williams. wlth Miss Marshall; Mr. Wood. wlth Miss Wllson; Mr. aidan, wlth Miss Johnson; Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Willlams; Messrs. Grover and Heverley. Junlor clnss?Mr. Uolloway, wlth Miss Thornton: Mr. Leeper, wlth Ivilss Askew; Mr. McKee. wlth Miss Carl? ton; Mr. McLean, with Miss Camp: Mr. Mann, with Miss Strickler: Mr. Phll? lips, with Miss Sumner; Mr. Smith. with Miss Watklns. of Greensvllle, S. C; Mr. Thomas, with Miss Holms; Mr. Thompson. with Miss Frleze. of Wln Bton-Salem; Mr. Tirnmons, wlth Miss Harris; Mr. Whitmore, with Miss Stapiesr'Mr. and Mrs. McConnell; Mr. and MriV'Andft'rson-; Messrs. Blue and Mcllwalne" " DICGS IX WASHLNGTON TO 1'KKS.s CALDWELL CLAIM [Pperlal in The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] WASHINGTON. D. C, May 13.?Igaac D.pgs. of Richmond, was In Washlngton to dav for thc purpose of argTiing the case of J. T. Caldwell'a helrs. hefore th* Court of Clalms. Caldwell owned durlng the war an iion foundry ln King; Wllliam countv. The property. whloh was valued at some, $60,001 or 371,000, was destroyed by order of thc Fcderal Governor, lt helng clalmed that Caldwell was manufacturlng cannon and piojectlles for tha Confederacy. It ts claim e'l that he was hot doing so, hut that all thc- arm? whlcli he manufactured were for th? Vnited Ptates government. Congress referred the claim to the Couit of CJatms In order to have.fotinii ihe amount dun the clalmants, if anything. The case vas postponed to-day. owlng t() the Illness of Mr. .lohn Goode. who is associated wlth Mr Dlggs as counsel for the clalmants. COMMLSSIO.Y UvQUIRING INTfT SAN1TV OF FKANK YOINC. [Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.1 BOYDTON. VA.. May 12.?A commission o. lunacy was held yesterday to determlne a-j in the mental condition of the negro jr.urderer. Frank Young. who ln a lit of Jenl ouay ahot aod klll-d Taylor Yancv at a cnureh reitlval on the lst day of January. anrt whom Judge Barksdale sentencen lo he hung on the 6lh of June. Young has heen aaving for ihe pasi week. The physician ^.i8I , a.n7* 8t thc eommlRsion was not I ' u , v '. *n* e.Miiniiiaiioii. and prefer rlns before glvlng nn oplnlon io have an op j Munity (or further e.xamlnatlun. eo the commiation postponed the matter to a later WII.I, TAKE THK FIKI.I1. Tornial Onler Kc-ieiied f?r Mrglnla Troops to Emnnip nt Chlckatnauga in June. The S-evcmlctli and Seventy.aecoiM R--? ?ments, Vlrginia Volunteen have be*n ordfr ;oV?''Ta ,0 '',"(-ka'^?sa Park. Tenn., for summer c-ncampin?ni aml m tilie M? in .he manoeuvre. of ihe "eilSur arPmv W 2;d.Wl" UUif 1>iaCe 'hera f'?m -luly TSth The formal order was recelved by the <id :i-.tan..i,eneral ye.terday, li direcu t'oops to report for rteid duty on the first ^he'-d^Tha^rsi0 nT** ,n "** U"" the ..a. Thu ordc-r diifcis allo that the commands ?ha | report armed. ec/uippfd , ,, Hood's Sarsapariila At this Reason FOR YOUR APPETITE ls the wisest prescription vou can take. It is a perfectly safe, pure, reliable medicine,?in which no change was necessary to comply with the Pure Food and Di'uls Ad. Cornpofied of the choicest iugvedi pnts for purjfyin'g and vilalizing Uio blood, for restoring llie appetite nml prorooting healthy digestion, it is a preat favorite in thousands of homes. In usual linuid form or in nluit'qlatfc-c'oati.ii __lets mlltu SartaUbs, 100Donea Oae IMiw Tub Sutts all ready for the boys! Water, sunshlne, soap and wear-and-tear won't hurt thsm, and they are the pret? tiest lot we've ever shown, The "Regatta" brand?96c to $3.80. Man-tailored, fast colors. Cool caps, hats and straw sailors for boys?-ln fact, every thing boys wear. At lower prices than goods like ours usually sell for. ^::__________________^5______ LE INSURANCE Sixteenth Annual Meeting Held Last Night at Business Men's Club. The Llfe Underwrltera' Assoclation ot Vlrglnla held its sixte'entU annual meetlng on Mondav evening at the Business Men's Club, Mr. A. P. Wilmer, of the Prudential, presiding. Presl? dent Wilmer gave an onocuraging re? port ot the year's work, which showed Its affairs to have been most succes fully admlnistered. Mr. XV. G. Waliace, the treasurer. presented a report whlch showed an excellent flnanclal condi? tion. Brief addresses were made by Mr. Cunnlngham Hall, of the Penn Mu? tual, ancl Mr. N. D. Sllls. of tho Sun Llfe, and other members of the ns sociation. Three new members were elected?Mr. W. B. Allen, of.the Pru? dential; Mr. Robert Skene, the newly appolnted manager of the Mutual Llfe. who succeed- Mr. Frank XV. Adams In that positlon, nnd Mr. T. Bost, tho re? cently appolnted manager for Virginia for tlie Home Life, Besldes those mentloned above. there were present at the gathering Messrs. T. A. Carv. of the North western: XV. XV. Hardwicke. of the Aetna; XV. A. Dan ner, of the Equltable: T. Garnett Tabb and A. Bierne Blal. of the Travelers; Duko A. Putney. nf the l'nlon Mutual; XV. B. Freeman. of the New York Llfe; R. S. Tuck. of the Union Central; VV. S. Drewry, of the Mutual Benefit; G. W. Bahlke and .1. E. Harding. of the Metro? polltan; Fred Pleasants. ot the Natlonal Llfe; Howard Swineford, of the Re llance Life; J. W. Graves, of the Ger manla, and C. B. Richardson, of the Massaclmsetts Mutual. Thc State corporntlon Commlsslon has is sueo Ihe following charters: Royal Theatre Corporation. Norfolk. W. E nilllon. presldent; C. St. J. Howard. vlce preslrtetit and general manager, both of Norfolk; A. Horwltz, secretary and treas? urer, Nowport News, Va. Capltal: Maxl? mum, Sln.OnO; mlnimum, $6,000. Objects: Movlng picture show. Green Brothers Shoe Corporation, Fred? ericksburg. C. .1. Green. presldent; F. _. XX', Green. secretary; Duff Ureen?all of Frederlclishuri*. Capltal; Maxlmum, $100, 000; mlnimiini, $50,ooo. Oh.lecis; Manufac? turing and deallni- In slioes. boots, etc. Bridgewater College Alumni Associatlon. FHdgewater. George W. Flory. John S. Flory, .1. A. Fry, of Bridgewater; XV. C. Hoover ana S. I.. Bowman. Timhervllle. Nn capltal stock. Alumni assoclation. Salem Steam I.aundry (Inc. i. Salem. N, B: Gray, presldent; J. S. Wells, vlce-presl? dent; J. J. Anderson, secretary and treas? urer?al! of Salem. Capital: Maxlmum. $10,000; mlnimum, $1,000. Objects: Steam laundry. . Leda Telephone Company (Inc). Leda. E. O. Hubbard, presldent. Leda; P.. L. Cole? man. vlce-presldent, Blcevllle: XV. T. Shot v.ell, secretary and treasurer, Cody. Capl? tal- Maxlmum. $10,000; mlnimum, $1,000. Objects: Telephone llne. Maln Street Hotel Corporation, Norfolk. R. XV. Gamble, presldent: A. G. Burrow, vlce-presldent; M. T. Frlary, secretary and treasurer?all of Norfolk. Capltal: Maxl mi'in. $50,000; mlnimum, 51,000. Objects: H"te| business. The Industrial and Charltable Unlon (Inc.) of Goshen. Va. Goshen. J. S. Kler, Lewis COUl, Edward Early?all of Goshen. No caplial stock. Fraternal heneflclary socletv. The Home Rellef Assoclation. Wlnches? ter. Frank E. Martin. Wllliam L. Huff, Fredeiiek Case?all of Wlnchester. No rap Itn* stock. Fraternnl heneflclary associatlon. A Ilcense to do hnslness ln Vlrglnla ha* heen lssued to l'nlon Carblde Sales Com? pany. a corporation organlaed and cxlstlng iinler ihe laws of the stale of West Vlr? glnla, a wrltten power of attorney havlng been dled wlth tlie commlsslon appointlng Willlam Klng, Jr., of Lynchburg, Va . siaiu tory agent. Maxlmum capltal authorlzed by eharier. $300,000. Objects: To deal ln calclum carblde and all other gas-products, THE WEATHER. Forecast: Vlrglnla aiul North Caro? lina?Falr Wednesday and Thursday; light south winds. COXl>ITIO.\S VESTERDAY. Rlchmbhd's weather was clear and warm, Range of tho thermoineter: 0 A. M.72 6 P. M.7 5 13 M.SII 8 P.'M.7.-. ?? r. M.S7 12 midnight_71 Average.7 7 ]-fi Highest temperaturo yesterday. S7 Lowest temperaturo yesterday. 60 Mean temperature. yesterday.. 71 Normal temperature yesterday. 66 Departure from normal temperature s CONDITIONS IN IMPORTANT CITIES, (At 8 P. M. Eastern Time.) Place Thar. 11.T. Weather. Augustn . so Tanipa . 7S JacHsonville _ T-J Atlanta . 7R Savannah . 7'j rtalelgh .7s ITatteras . 68 Norfolk .7S Wiliiilngton . 72 Washlngton . R9 rielrolt . 7 1 Unffalr. no Plttshurg . 7t i 'hloaeo . 7fi K'nnsas City. 74 Davepnort . "4 Vo.v n-ieans. 7" '.ev|li? . 7ft Oklahmiia City. 50 IrtlN'l \TIIIK Run rlses.n-.ftl Sun setiJ.7 :ftS ? Moon -et-.,.,4:20 ai.**' ever, May 13, ISftS, HIGH TIDE, Mornlng.2:11 Evenlng.3:01 COLOR LINE BOBS UP IN CONFERENEE Resolution Offered Looking to Closer Federation Among the Colored Members. BALTIMOItE, MD., May 12.?-With the vlew to a closer federatlon among the colored members of thc Method lot Epls? copal and the varlous other Mt-thodlst denoiiiliiatlons nf tlie Unlted States, nnd eventually a unlon of those bodies wlth the Methodist Kpiscopal Church, the Rev, G. G. Logan, colored, of the Upper Mlsslsslppl Conferenee, Introduced a resolutlon ln the Gt-ncral Conferenee to-day providlng for n commission of seven, conslstlng of one bishop, thz*ee ministers nnd three 'laynien, to be ap? polnted to serve durlng the ensulng riundrennlum, Wlth* slmllar representa? tlves of the African Methodist Kpisco? pal, the African Zloti Methodist Kpis? copal and tlie' Colored .Methodist Kpis? copal Churches upon such questions as may k'ad to more hurmonlous co-opera tlon among them and the solution of thelr problems, The resolutlons were sent to com? mltteo after a short debate between several negro delegates, durlng whlch the color-llne wns brought Into the dlscusslon. Along Fcdcrniliin Llnes. When Ur. Logan, who spoke In sup? port of hls resolutlon, llnlshod, a num? ber of negro delegates sought reeognl t,ion. Lay Delegate J. Garland Penn. ot the Washlngton (colored) Conferenee, got tho lloor and proposed a substl? tute. An objectlon to its presentation, because It was not wrltten in dupli cate aeeording to rule", was mado by Secretary llingely. Thls preclpltated a parllamenary struggle. whlch wns finally ended b.v Bishop Berry, presld ing. allowlng the substltute to bo read. It called for the referring of tho question to tho commlsslon on federa? tlon, and for work along tho lines of federatlon already begun by n body of colored church workers in the South. in asking the conferenee to back the movement. Delegate Penn sald: "We feel superlor because of our con tact wlth you, not because you are AVhlte, but because of your power." To Llmlt Blshop'si Service. An Important memorial, whlch went to the committee on eplscopacy, pro? posed that hereafter an election of the olllce of bishop. shall be for a term of twelve years only, wlthout re-elec t'nn. lt was declared that "the llfe tenure of the eplscopacy and the honors and einoluments of the ofllce have begotten such a multlpliclty of candldates for the posltion as threatens the consecra tlon and unity of our ministerial ranks," and that "the long continued occu pancy of the ofllce seems out of har? mony wlth the splrlt of thc itlncraey, and the salary paid the retlred seems to be regarded as an estate earned rather than a proper support provlded." After the completlon of the blshops term It Is provlded that he shall become an effective -member of the conferenco from whlch he wns elected. ltev. K. A. Schell and W. E. Carpenter. respectlve? ly ministerial and lay delegate froin the Northwest Indlana Conferenee. sent the memorial up. Daily Court Record L'nlted Stntesi Clrcult Court of Appenl*. The United States Circuit Court of Appeals reconvened yesterday morn? lng at 10 o'clock wlth Circult Judge Pritchard presiding. nnd District Judges Waddlll and Boyd slttlng. The following cases were argued: No. 7f>2. United States of Amerlca, plaintlff In error, vs. S. D. Warfield, l'idellty und Deposit Co. and Edwln Warfield, defendants in error; in error to the Circuit Court nt Baltimore, Md. Cause argued by John C. Itose. Unlted States Attorney. and Morrls A. Soper, Asslstant Unlted States Attorney, of Baltimore, Md.. for the plaintlff -ln error. and by Edgrar II. Gans and N. V. Bond. of Baltimore. Md.. for the defendants in orror. and submltted. No. 7!>:i. Unlted States of Amerlca. plaintlff in error. vs. S'. P. Warfield. Henry A. Parr. Kldellty and Deposit Co.. and Kdwln Warfield. defendants in error: ln errnr to the Clrcult Court at Raltimore. Md. Cnuse arerued by John C. Roso. Unlted States Attorney, and Morrls A. Soper. Asslstnnt United States Attorney. of Baltimore. Md.. for the plaintlff ln error. and hv Edcar H. Gans and N. P. Bond. of Baltimore. Md.. for the de-fondants in error, and submltted. Arthur Engrlish. of Charleston. XV. By Dry, Scaly Eczema on Most of His Body?At Times Flesh. Seemed on Fire?Rlm of Crusts Around Scalp?Suffered 3 Years CURED IN TWO MONTHS BY CUTICURA REMEDIES a "1 flrst beoame affected -wlth a dry, scaly humor which was pronounced dry eczema by three leadlng physiclaus. It commenced on my logs nnd arms, and finally oovered tho greater part of my body. I suffered for about three years. My scalp around the edges of my hair was a complete rlng of 6cales and crusts. The disoaso was more dis* flguring than ctin be Imagined, and heat and penplratlon caused my flesh to be as if on fire and I could not keep my hand. away from it at times. I waa given salvea nnd medicine ropeat cdly by each physician, and advised to wash frequently in soda and water, but nothing cured me. Then I read of the wonderful Cuticura Remedies and decidod I would try them, and I am glad to state openly that by con? stant use as directed for two months I am entlrely cured. I used two cakes of Cuticura Soap. three boxes of Cuti? cura Ointment, and tho aame number of bottles of Cuticura Pills. I will gladly tell about Cuticura to those whom I see in need of a skin cure. Maurice 1. Greeloy, R. F. D. 5-1, Wind -orville, Me., May 2 and July 12,1907." ITCHING SCALP For Ten Years. Could Hardly Sleep. Cured by Cuticura. "My wife had suffered for ten years with a bad itching of the scalp. Most of the time sho could hardly sleep at night. Tho slcin wns all discolored and innamed and she had tried hundreds of things which had been recommended in tne papers and by friends, but in vain. Last year I sent for a set of Cuticura Soap, Cuticura Ointment, and Cuticura Pills, She used this com? plete ttoatment as per directions and has not been bothered since. Louis Siegel, Meherrin, Va., May 16, 1007." Complete External and Internal Treatment for Evcrr Uiimor of Infants. Chlldren. inil Adults con >U*.- of Cuticura Koan (25c.1 to Cleanse th- Skln, Cutleura Olntment (_0c.) to Heal the Bkin. and Cuticura Rcnolveat (SOc.).(orln tho form of ChoeolaM Coated Pllla, 28r per vla] of OOi lo Purlfy the Blood Hold throughout the world. Poeter Drue * Chem. Corp.. 3ole Props. Moston. Masa. cWMalled Free, Cuticura Book on Skln Dlseaas* Va., ls admltted to practlce in the court. Court adjourned untll thls mornlng at 10 o'clock. The followlng cases ure ln the call to-day: No. 810. Unlted States of Amerlca, plaintlff In error, vs. Amerlcan Surety Co., of New Vork, defendant ln error; ln error to the Clrcult Court at Balti niore, Md- To be argued by John C. Rose; Unlted States Attorney, of Bal? timore, Md.. for thu plaintlff ln error, and by Dennis & licnnls, of Baltimore, Md., for tlio defendant ln error. No. 794. Western Unlon Telegraph Co., plaintiff ln error, vs. II. Gates Wil? liams. defendant ln error; ln error to the Circuit Court at Phliippl, XV. Va. To be argued by F. B. Enslow aud Herbert Fltzpatrlck. of Huntington, XV. Va., for the plaintlff In error, and by C. O. Strlehy, of Davis, XV. Va., for the defendant ln error. No. 795. Norfolk and Western Rall? way Company, plaintlff In error, vs. James H. Beckett, defendant In error; ln error to the Clrcult Court at Blue? fleld. W. Va. To be argued by A. XV. Reynolds, of Prlnceton, \V. Va.. and Theodore XV. Reath. of Philadelphla, Fa., for the plaintlff In error, and hy Sanders & Crockett, and II. A. Ritz. of Bluefleld, XV. Va., for the defendant In error. No. 796. XV. F. Jlnmsey. plaintlff ln orror. vs. Unlted States. defendant in orror: In error to the District Court at Danvllle, Va. To be argued by George T. Rlson, of Chatharn. Va.. for the' plaintlff In error. and by Thomas I, Moore. Unlted States Attorney. of Roa? noke. Va.. for the defendant ln orror. No. 79<*. XV. B. Snmuels. plaintlff In orror. vs. Unitod Statos. dofonda-H ln orror: in orror to tho District Cn"'-I at Danvlllo. Va. To bo argued b.v Georcro T. Rlson. of Chatharn. Vn.. for "lalntlff ln error. and Thomas U. Moore. Unitod Stntes Attorney, of Roanoko Va., for tho defendant In error. I.imt nnd Kqully Courl. In tho Law and Kqulty Court yester? day judgment was rendered ln the suit of E. M. Pilclier. trustee, against L. Blacker for $7ii.95. Suit wa.s brought hy Ellerton _. Dorr & Co. against the Southern Rallway Company fnr $1 .".00. Thc plaintlffs al lege that the rallway company failed to deliver n qiinntlty of bales nf cotton from Southorn polnts to iinlnts ln the North, nfter havlng-cngngoil lo do tho shlpplng. OBITUARY llnrry JI, Itobrrl*. After havlng llvoil nlinost elght nioiiiliii wlth a brokon neck, Mr. Har? ry II. llobortH, who fell tlirough nn elevator shnft In Norfolk lnst heplem bor, illcil yoBtordny morning nl ln::!" t'clock ut tho lionio of lils brother-in luw, Mr. 15. M. nodforil, No. 200 ISust Clny Streot. Alr. Roberts was n young man ol bright .-iini gctilnl illspimltlon, .-iini had nUrido a groat many frlenda. llo leaves two slsters?Mra. 10. M. rteilfonl. of Rlchmond; Mrs. C. 15. Roper, of Wash? lngton, antl three brothers?Moshm. Wnvorly L? wlllis N. nnd Walter L. ItobertH, of Norfolk. Tho body wlll bo tnkctv to Norfolk thls morning for Interment. Colonel Wllllnni A. tillllnin. f .Spoclal lo Tlie Tlmim- PispntHi. ] BUCHANAN, VA., Mi^v 12.?Cnlo.nel Wllliam Addlson Gllllnin, of Covlngton, dlod thls morning nt 2 o'clock at the rosldence of hls snn, Mr. R. II. Gllliam, of thla place. Colonel Gllliam wns born ln Botetornt county In 1863, but spont tho greater part of hls llfe nt Covlngton. llo wns a conslstent mem? ber of tho Baptist Cliurcli, nnd for ynars was suporlntendent of tho Bap? tist .Sundny School ln that placo. Mc reareel a large famlly, wns a lovlng husband :tnd a tendor father, slncorc and courtloy In hls bearing to hls nelghbors. WhCn hls countrv clled he cheertully entered tho Confederate Armv and was three years ln active sorvlce, was held a prisoner nt Camp Chase, Ohlo, for one year. The end of the great struggle fouiiil hlm colonel of tho 60th Virginia Koglmcnt. lt wim thls regiment thnt opposed and routod Wllliam MeKlnley at Floyd Mountaln. Colonel Cllliinm was a dlrect descen dnnt of tho Dc Gulllaiime famlly of France, .ind telnied to the Dorls and Devereux famllles. of Vlrglnln, West Vlrglnln nnd Kentucky. lle ls sur? vlved by slx sons nnd flve daughters? W. A. Gllliam. of Chlcago; A. F. Gll? liam, IX. A. Gllliam, of Biichanau; .1. l., T. O. and C. D. Gllliam, of Covlngton, and Mlsses llallle B.. Sallle D., Mary K., Maiilllno and Gladys Gllliam, of Covlngton. Tho body wlll be taken to Covlng? ton for Interment at Cedar Hlll Cemu tery Wednesday. May 13th, at 11 o'clock. J'Ho services wlll bo conduct od hy Rev. .lohn C. Rlchtnan, of Cov? lngton. and Rev. k. C. Lynch. of Buchanan. The pall-beares wlll be ?lohn T. Martin. .1. _. Schultz, J. B. Tliompson, 15. B. Shlrkoy, .ranies Mun? dy. O. C. Huffman. .1. L. Garland, J. C. LM11 and XV. IX. Bealo. Vnlrntlne Hylton. fSpeclnl to Thc Tlmei-Dlipatch.1 AMHERST, VA.. Mny 12.?Mr. Val? entlne Hylton. one of the best known of Amherst citizens, died at hls home near Tyo Rlver Sundny nfternoon and wns burled yosterday. Mr. Hylton was 111 only a short while wlth typhold fever. He was slxty years old. and hs youth served ln tho Confederate Army In Ihe closing days of the Clvil War. For a long tlme' hc fllled tlie officc of school trustee for Temper? ance Dlstrlet. and was otherwlse prom Inont ln county affalrs. He leaves flve children. I'uiiiTiil of Mrn. Carter. [Spe.-lni to The Tlmea-Dlipatch.l GORDONhVILLH. VA., May 12.?The funeral services of Mrs. S. G. Carter, who dled last Sundny evenlng, were held at tho Into home of tlie deceased. ahout I three miles east of thls place, in Loulsa County. Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock, Conducted by liov. G. Wi Watklns. pas jtor of thb Gordbnsvllle Methodlst ! Cliurcli. Interment was made ln the jold family burying ground. fJeorjre Wfslley Wllllnglinm. fSpeolal to The Tlmes-ni'patch.l j WINCHESTER, VA.. Mav 12.?George , Wosloy Wlllinghani dled last nlght nt Briicetown, this county; after a llng ?orlng- Illness. aged scventy-three years. |He was a widely known farmer, anil leaves hls widow. two sons and a brother and slster. John T. I.uck. SPOTSYLVANIA. VA.. Mav 12.?Mr. John T. I.uck. formerly of Vlrginia, but recently of Ohio, dled on Sun? day last ln Lynchburg of heart dlsease. Mr. Luck had beon visiting In Green and Rappahaunock counties and wac returtilng home when he was suddenly strleken ind died. Hls remalns were sent to Ohlo. Mnjor Nelson O. Franklln. (Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.J FAIRFAX COURTHOUSE, VA., May 12.?Major Nelson G. Franklln dled suddenly at his lionio about mldnlght lnst night. The major served through the ivar under General Kimball. of thc 45th Ohio Regiment. He was much loved by all who knew hlm. His In? terment wlll bo In tho Arlington Ceme? tery, Thursday 14th. DEATHS FOX.?Dled, at hls resldence, Robln Park. Henrlco county. JOSEPH H. FOX, ln the forty-second year of his age. at 9 o clock last niglit. He leaves a wife aml four children to mourn thelr loss. Funeral at 10 A. M. THURSDAY from St. Mary's Church. WEISIGER.?Dled. yesterday morning, at 2:4i), J. XV. WEISIGER; Funeral from Central Methodlst Eplscopal Church, Thlrteenth and Porter Streets, Manchester. at 4:30 THIS ("Wednesday) AFTERNOON. Interment at Maury Cemetery. A GROUP OF METHODIST BISHOPS BALTIMORE, MD., May 10 .?The feature of to-day for the delegates to the quadrennlal general conferenee of the Methodist Eplscopal Church was a blg temperance meetlng at the I.yrlc, You don't know how good White Corn can be made until you've tasted (Formerly called\ Elijah's Mannay Toasties "The Taste Lingers." NOTK'E-Thla food Wlll ho packed In bmll KIIJuh'H Mitiuitt aud 1'om 'foaitlcta curtona while, tlic puoplo me becomlng nrciutomed to tlie ohaime. nf name, lt i? Iho ?*rno food lu eaen. MnilK hy l'oslum corRiil rompnny, l.lmltert, Uuiili- Craek, Mich. _______?__?-__________?_?___? at whlch Governor Frank Hanly, ot Indlana, was the -princlpal speaker. Among other things, Governor Hanly sald that what the Methodlsts of tho present day need is Intenslty; that they are not as splrltual as ln years gono by, and he declared that had they tho splrltual intenslty that mark? ed the early days of the church, tho wholo country would becomo converted In loss than a year. Al a Labor Memorial Day meetlng held at Kord'B Grand Opera ? liouse, Cibvoriioi* 13. VV, lloch, of Kansas, and Bishop .lohn Mllton, ot San Franclsco, worn the leading speakers. . > Biahops and proiiiljiont delegates to tho ciitiferencn prcachod- from pulplts of u large number of churches of va* rlous Protestant denomlnatlons to-day and to-nlght, and were Ustened to by large congregallons. GK HEAHAGHE rogulate tlie Bowela Positively oured by those Little Pills. Tliey also relleva DIb tress frorn Dyspepsla, In? digestlon and Too Hearty Eating. A porfoot rem? edy for DlzzlneES, Nausea, Drowstness, Ba4 Taste ln tho Mouth, Coated Tongue, Pain ln the side, TORPID LIVER. 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After flnlshing bis meal, he dressed, and klsslng her good-by, sald that he would be buck at 4 o'clock. and asked her to have supper ready for hlm. At 4 o'clock he was dead. "The two famllles have always been on good terms," sald Mrs. Hairfield. ?Mrs. Butler llves at No. S18 Nbrth Twfenty-thlrd Street, and was here thls morning for a few mlnutes. I asked her to come ln to look at my llttle baby's plcture, and then she ran out, saylng that she had some work to do. I haven't seen her slnce." Both of Good Hahlts. Hairfield was a carpenter by trade. but slnce December had been out of regular work. and had been eklrig out a meagre cxlstence by doing odd ? Jobs about town. He was a member and ofltcer of -Hasker Memorial Church, and was in the habit of doing mlsslon work and vislting the sick. It was probably by reason of thls that Butler began to suspect hlm Of moro subtle designs. Ho was regarded, however, as a good man, and was popular among those who knew him. Besldes hls wife and seven children and hls mother, he leaves one brother, Charles Hairfield, and a slstif, Mrs. Mlnnlo Roades. hoth of Richmond. He was forty-three years old. Butler is employed as special watch? man by the Chesapeake and Ohlo, and has chacse-of the Chesapeake and Ohlo elevator. He Is said to be a quiet man of excmplary hablts. He was formerly a brakeman, but was forced to glve up that posltion on account of severe attacks of rheu? matism, -whlch left hlm in a badly crippied condition. He has twice been sent by friends to Hot .Springs. Wlll Apply for Hnll. Attorney Harry M. Smith was em? ployed hy Butler as counsel. On advlce of hls lawyer he refused to discuss tiie shooting. Soveral people telephoned the First Statlon last nlght and asked If the prlsoner might be balled. Ball was refused, but counsel for 'the defense slated that thoy could offer $5,000 bond ln Police Court th|s morning. Butler made n special request that no ropcrter ho allowed to see him. nnd he was not dfsturbed. It was stated laler that he Intended to sue hls wlfe for divorce, and that thls was one of tho maln rea? sons for hls deslre of the slgnature of Halrfiold to tho paper ho ls alleged to have presented to the dead man before tho, shooting. cTajsj i? aT-E-. x.__! Bean the _/? ?1,a Kin- V-- Hava MWjjjfS B.UgJlt Bigoat-re of 7^2^M/. ???-- cEBSsni "r_? THIS BANK, whlch has proven lts Infloxl ble fldellty to lts trust, Invltes your account and offers linequalled facilltles, abla and con? servatlve management. We are examined regularly by the Unlted States Governmont and tho Vlrginia State Corporation Commisslon. Thls, together wlth the largest surplus and proflts of any bank In Vlrginia, guarnntees absolute protection for every dollar deposltpd wlth us. We solicit the accounts of merchants, ? manufacturers, corporatlons and Indlvlduals. 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