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Will find our establishment one of the sights of the city. Exclusive styles of Men's and Boys' Suits and Overcoats, Furnishings and Hats will be on exhibition the entire week. To wear a Gans-Rady garment means" that you are wearing the foremost and the best. Gans-Rady Company Tlmes-Dispatch Burpau, JOD North Sycamore ^troet, Petersburg. Va.. October 3. It roqnired Iops than half an hour thls morning for the Huatinga Court 10 convone nnd swear In a Jury for thp trlal of John Ashhy Mullcn, charged ?wlth the murdor of Elljah L. Cole; for the Commonwealth'a attorney to ninke _n atatement; for the jury, at the ln .?nance of the court, to return a verdlct of gullty of voluntary manslaughter, with tlie maxlmtim pena.ty of five yenrs ln the penltentlary, an.i for the court to pass sentence on Mullen. It was all done quickly and ln order. Common wealth's Attorney R. H. Mann brlc-ily atated to the Jury that while the prls oner had been indictcd for murder in the first degree. the elimlnation of the Importnnt testlmony of Mrs. Mul? len, the prlsoner's wife, the only ivlt ness of the deed, rendored It impos .?-:'b!o to convict him, as charged In tbe indlctmenL Counsel for the prisoncr had noth Ing to say during the proceedlngs, nor had Mullcn when askcd If ho had any? thlng to say why scntence should not bo passnd. Pctcrabnrfr Clrcult Court. Judgo Walter A. Watson will open the fall term of the Circuit Court of Petersburg on Monday. Thore are no crlmlnal cases to be tried, no juries have been summdned, and tlio buslness of the court wlll probably be conflned to civll matters nnd tho entering of a few decreos. There was a sharp frost throughyut tliis sectlon thls morning, but lt was not of a oharacter, lt is bolleved, to do much damage. A fire occurred early this morning at the resldence of' Mrs. Annle Thomp son, on Harrison Street. It was cx tlngulshod beforo any damage of con sequence had been dons* Iteport of Tobacco Sales. Mr. .1. B. McCulloch, 6uporvisor of loose tobacco sales, furnishes the fol How Akui That New Piano? THE ARTISTIC Are the Fairest^Priced, Strictly High-Grade Instruments in America. 3 This stands to reason, for there's no Piano as good as the Stieff that's sold by its makers direct to the home, thereby sav ing the purchaser the BIG PRO F1TS of the DEALER. Every dollar put in the pur chase of a Stieff Piano is a dollar well invested. You save many .,,"',-'- '" dollars when you buy a Stieff Piano, because you BUY FROM THE MAKER. A FEW DOLLARS puts this superb instrument in your home, and a few dollars monthly or' wceklv onables you to pay for it while enjoying its matchless qualilies. \\ e always have on hand a number of used instru? ments traded in as part p'ayment on the artistic '?Stieff," and we offer the following special values from our "taken in exchanfre stock": ~~?_j One Fisher Upright, Full size, In per!ect 1 condition. Stool und Scart Free, TerniH to .Sult. One Steinway Upright Full aize, in perfect condition. Stool nnd Scnrt lucluilod. One Mahogany Upright ln perlV-et condition. This ia a big bargufn. stool and Siurf Iiuliidi-d. . Good Square Pianos EACEC These wlll make good practlce pianos. Stool Included, We inyite you to inspect our exhibit at the Virginia State Fair. , Chas. M. Stieff L B. SLAUGHTER, Mgr. 205 E. Broad St. lowlng ofllcinl report of tho sales o: loosu tobacco ln Petcrsburg for tht yenr onding October 1st: Pounds Sales from October 1, 19oT, to October 1, 1908.'. 5,376,811 Sales from October 1, 1906, to October 1, 1907. 5,667.33! ShoWlng a decrease this year us corn parod Wlth last year of 296,525 pounds Tho new crop, however, is Bald to bt much larger than last year. A meetlng of tho jolnt Finance Corn mlttee of the Counclls was held las evenlng, but no motters of Importanct wero consldered, T. Panmll's Sons, auctioneers, sok to-tlny for John D. Watklnsl commi.s Bloner, tho Blue Gill tj.ct of sixteer and ono-half acres ln ChestorlleU county, near Bttrlek. lt waa purchase< hy Mr. (iould, a nelghhoriiig farmer for $1,760?over $100 per acre.. Electlon of I)elegnte*. A. P. Ilill Camp, Sons of Confed? erate Veterans, last nisht elected the followlng delegates to the. reunion ol the Unlted Sons of Confederate Vet? erans of Virglnla, to be held ln Char lottesvlllo October 21st-23d: A. D. Rodgers, W. P. Atklnson, Rob? ert Martln, T. E. Adklns, Dr. Wllllarr Ptlcher, E, H. Hoy, I. T. Blrdsonsr, Hill Beasley, Dr. W. C. Powell, T. F. ileatli R. W. Prlce. P. M. Steward and James Cuthbert. Also the followlng dele? gates to the Grand Camp: P. H. Drewry A. D. Rodgers, James P. Banks and Robert Martln. As heretofore stated Mlss Belle Martln, of this city. hat been appointed sponsor for the Sons at the Charlottesvllle reunion. MeetlnR nf Itcpuhllcnri Commlttee, A meeting of the Republlcan Con Bressional Commlttee for this dlstrlct was held last night at the Stratford Hotel, Chairman C. E. Wllsou, of Crewe, preslding. The general polit Ical sltuation was d.seussed and other business transactod. Postmaster Moore, of Crewe, was elected secretary, The meetlng was secret, but lt .s un derstood that a motion to nominate a candldate for Congress in ttns dtstrict was vott-d down. The Rev. J. T. Routten, pastor of Wtst Street M. K. Church, will to-tnor row nioht preach the rirst of a series of scrraons on "The Hypnotiam of the Blble," his subject being "Woman, the First Subject?Why?" A niovemsnt has been made for the organizalion of a Bryan, Kern and L.tsslter Domocratic Club in this clty next week. Mr. and Mrs. Gary D. M. Sherman, of Norfolk, are vlsltors In our clty to-day. MISS TYLER TO WED Pretty llomanee will Culmluate In Marrlage Noveiuher 10th. tSpeeiaJ lo The Tlmoe-Diapatch.] RADKOKu, VA., October 3.?Ex Governor and Mrs. J. iloge Tyler an nounco tho engagenient of their daughter, Belle Norwood, to . a\ Frank P. McConnell. of Taladega, Ala. The marrlage win take place the 16th of Alovember, and will be a society event of much Interest, owing to the prorai nence of the contracting parties and the popularlty of the bride-to-be, who is loved from one end of the Slato to the other for her many fino cntali Ues. Tho prospectlve bridegroom ls a son of the late Willlatn Kenneth McCon? nell, a gallanl soldter in the War be? tween the States, and a member of a prominent Alabama family, and Mrs. Ellen McConnell; and a brother of Professor Ray McConnell, of Harvard University. His life was mostly pass cd ln Alabama, but he is now a suo cessful business man of Fort Smit'> Ark. The romance soon to ..ave its culmi natloti at lhe marrlage altar dates back to a banquet given the Kappa Alphas at the Executive Manslon, Richmond, when lt was prestded over by Governor and Mrs. Tyler, Mr. Mc? Connell belng an ofllcer In that fra ternlty. The weddlng ls looked for? ward to wlth tho greatest interest. At <Iie State A'ormal, TSpecial to Tho Tlmes-Dispatch 1 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, t'AKM V1LLH, VA., October 3.?.Nearly ?U0 students are nuw reglstered ln the varlous .departments of the Normal bohopl; and all are busy. Besldes the Class rotitine, tho dutles and pleas ures of the llterary societies of the tlmilt.ii staff of the Young Women'? Lnnstlan Assuoiatlon of the Senior bt'innuir, of the tennla club, the atnietlo assoolatton and the basketball teams are cluliuitiK enthuslastlo at. tentlon, , At the Blble rally of the T. W C A Baturday afternoon, Dr. Robert' T Korlln, of tho department of llterature made an exoellent talk on "Tho Blble am An Interesttng Book." Miaa Mindt Kiing a hcautiftil solo, "Hand iu Hand* and Beveral young ladlea gavo earnesl testimony upon tho ihouirhi "wh-'n the Htudy of the Blble has meant tn my life.' Over 200 glriH havo resls tered for the v. w. c. a. Blble elasses X!he Argua Llterary Sooiety haa es tabllshed a Fiom Thompson soholar ahlp as the moBt fltttng and lovlng raemorlal of the beaut Eul younc nt'< ^at came t. end during the aum mer vacatlon. Mlss Thompson waa an enthuslastlo member of the Argua So prealdeant tl"' 'S""": "'s vory "lll? Mr. Beverly Floet, of Rlchmond waa ln the plty early i? the weeh to ooS3 suit wlth Mr, J, B. Watklna i? , John .i. Owen and President jVL .1.? man, ooneernlng tho plans for beatiti, School. ww?P?? ot tho Norrna] Dr, J, wiley BledBoe, 0f Oran? ponduoted ehapol eserolBes Mandav S^US? mad? a 8hort *$ ? -Mrs. H. \. TiUnmn, with her little eon. Qarland. of Staunton, haa been a guest ln the home of hor hro?. MrTj. i? Jartnan for twp weeks ' Mr. w. m. puianey ot j, v ??n "?npany. Lynohburg, oaUtfl a , ,o id during the week W, the il d; m or PrQgld,ont Jarman 81SIISLEHP II JGINT DEB1TI Democratic Candldate Strike Many Vuliierable Spbts With Red-Hot Iron. LIKES DEBATES; WANTS MORE Says if Slemp Will Agrec to Meel Him on Sttimp, He'11 Cancel All Datcs. [Special to Thn Thiion-Dlspntch.l TAZBWSLln VA.. October 3.?J Cloyd Byars and Bnscom Slemp moi here thls afternoon ln joint dobate am each spoke for one hour ln tlio court house tr> the Inrgest croivd that hna been present at a polttlcal dlscusslon ln Tngcwell for several year*. Per fect order prevalled at lhe incptinK ivlth the oxceptlnn of one or two dls turb&hces hy drunken mon. It wa:? ovldent from tho. beglnnlnfj of thn meeting that the nols6 of the croivd ivns wlth Slemp, the Republi? can npealfcer, nlthough both enndidatet were liborally applauded. Mr. Byars charged Mr. Slemp wlth supporttng the Crumpnckor blll, whlcl is Intended to reduce Southern n-pre setitatton ln Congress, whlch waa do clnred by the Speaker lo bo one of the moSt inUiultoiis party measltres ever before Congress. Mr. Byars was at n great dtsodvantagc all through the meeting, In the course of hls rernarks Mr. Slemp denied that ho, ever supported Wllllam F. Rhea for Congress against Walker, as has been charged. ln closlng Mr. Byars stated that h? wanted an honest election, nnd, polnt Ing at Mr. Slemp, sald: "I proposc to tell th* publlc the jnriount of my campaign fuml. I whiiI you to t?ll thls nudlenep whother nr not you wlll do the sarn'e." In nn Intervlew wlth 0 ne\v.spaptr man, Mr. Byars, just before leavlng for hls home, sald: "I havo repeatedly challenged Mr. Slemp for a Joint debato. I ngaln pro? posc that we arrange a .Inlnt dlscus? slon of tho Issucs throughout the dls trlct, If Mr. Slemp will meet mo 1 wlll lot lilm ftx the tlmes and plaues and I wlll cancel all my other apnolnt ments." Al.t. HUIKT AT AIIVONIA. Men Are >'ow Reported lo Ilc .\car Scoitavllle. ISpenal to Tho Tlmps-rjHp.itch.] ARVONIA, VA., October 3.?All ex citement over the Zlmmerman-Tljonuu gang of outlaws nnd their depreda tions has about dled away here. The men havo not bean caugbt yet, though lt Is known that much work la belng quletly and secretly rlone to have them apprehended. The only report of interest here to day is one to thn effect that four armed men were seen last night to pass Warmlnater, a station on the James River divislon of the Chesapcake nnd Ohlo Railway. The men are reported by tralnmon to have been ridlng on frelgbt train No. 71. clfforts to verify this report have been frulth The densely wooded s-.etion where the outlawa have been ln hidlng is not over a mile from the James River divislon of the Chesapeake and Ohlo Rallway. They have but to cross James River and reach a station, whero they mlght easily catch a. traln. If lhe men were really seen upon the froight last night. they may have boardorl it at Shores, Hardware. Paynes, Scottsytlle or ITatton. It ls moro likelv that they got aboard at Scottsvllle at the coal shutes. It Is reported hore to-night upon good anthorlty that the Zlmmcrmnn Thomas gang has tronfe to Albemarle county, and are now nt or near the home of Zfmmerman's fnthcr. not far from Scottsvllle. An effort wlll be made to reach the men there. -r-ho roward of $i-"?0 ls awaUing the who arrests them. WEDS CHICAGO MAN man MInh l.liln Kankin and .Mr. \V. H. Hnt lleld llimicil nt "Tall Ouk?.*' [Special io Tho Tlmea-DlHpatch.l KE8WICK. VA.. October 3.?The weddlng ceremony which united .Miss Lida Ranlcln and Mr. Wllllam Hugh Hatllold i\as solemnlzed at 2 o'clock Saturday ln iho hotr.e of the bride's parents, "Tall Oaks," Keswlok, Va. The Rev. B. Valentlne Jones was the o?i ciatliig clergyrhan, and unitt-d the cquplo accofdlhg to the rites of the Eplscopal Church. Prffmptly at 2 o'clock, to the stralns of Mendelssohn's weddlng march, played by Mrs. C. Ashley Cook, of Chi? cago, the brldal party doscended the broad stalrs. First came tho llttle bridesmaids, Mlsses Juanlta, Marjorie and Dorothy Bloom, of London, Eng? land. nleces of the brlde. They were attlred in lonir Kato Groenaway dresses of whlte embroldered mull with pink sashes and caps to match, and carrled pink roses. Naxt came the mald of honor, Miss Edlth Rankln. sister of the brlde. dressed ln a handsome emplre gown oc pink chlffon crepo trlmmed ln duchess laee, and carrylng a shower bounuet of pink roses. Then came tho bride on the arm of GREAT ART EXHIB Curtains Displayed Worth $500 a Pair. Miss Margaret Gaffney, lhe world celebrated arflst, has arrlved ln Rich? mond. No doubt everyone has heard of Mls.-. Gaffney and her litgh class work, which ls coneeded to bo the most celebrated nnd gorgeous of its kind In the world, having received the hlghest iiuurd of tlio Prirts Kxhibltion ; in 1900. At great exponse Pettit and Company ' has iliduced Miss Gaffney to displny | this work ln our clty for a period of one week. Miss Gaffney has cliurgo I of tho exhlbits of the Whlto Sewlng j Mauhlne Company throughout tho United States, and wherever she has : gone her work has been greatly ad i mlivd and highly appreclatod. Miss Gaffney ls a lady of great tasto : and roflnement, and us such Peltlt nnd Company take the greatest plea 1 Miire in extondlng to Iho ladles of ltlch ; niond a cordlal invitatlon to vlslt Its store. Corner Koushee and Broad Streets, during thn present week for i the purpose of Inspectlng and examln i Ing this splendld work. The exhlbl I tions Ineiudo curtains, lambrequliis, tahie covers, tapoBtry, etchingH. sofa ; plllows, dollles, counterpanes and cen | terpleces, done in Battenburg, Romrn cut work, Konsington, and . showing j all the latest stltches. ln thls exhlhlt I are shown two pairs of curtains valu [ ed at $r>nii a pair. j - The exhibit is hore for tlio reinain | der of the week. and all vlsltlng Pet iili and Coqipany's store will bc aiuply I repald for their time. First and Broad Streets tm.ii?? i ii -?--* Standard Patterns, 10c and 15c Women's Rich, Stylish and Faultlessly Tailored Suits at $15 Women's Suits?ever popular long coat stylc?blue, black and garnet; coats elaborately <md tastefully trimmed; all satin lined; the skirt is perfect fitting and cut and made to hang gracefully. Really worth a third more than our price of. $15 Women's Coat Sult, 39-lnch coal, llned and ? hnndsomely trimmed iu sntln.nnd buttnns; $25.on value, for . Handsomelv ICmbroldered Sult of best quality oloth, ln black. green and blue, for. $19.00 jldered Suit $25.00 Stylish Coats Our buyer SOCUTOd a number of Coats from a loading liouso nt about ono-thlrd the usual rig l.ong liluek Coal, nriitlv trimmed and perrecl inting; a rleh quality of blnck materlal, inrefiilly llnlMhed llmSd; Monday, at . Long Coats, sntln rlpple bar-k. sprtlcotv trlmmed; rolors and black, each, at. $4.98 $10.66 Women's Tailored Suits. nll wool ehevlot, blue and b'ack: Jackot sntln llned; a verv hnndsomo huR nt . $9.98 Petticoats Cheap A special ssle of a manufac turer's surplus stock, that came to us In ii sarrlllco sule. Petticoats. black and colored. deep flouncea, cut fuM; a $1.25 quality, reduced $1.00 $1.98 Petticoats; $3.98 mlghty rleh grade ?f d?r" AA taffeta sllk; Mondny, JhJ}.(HJ Honlhcrbloom Petti? coats, spii.ndld quality, ln black nnd col $5.00 Taffeta Sllk Petttcoata they war ilke Iron are made rlght; Mon iq Black 1'itti. Children's Coats RIchmond mothers nnd thosn fittendlng the falr wlll flnd theso Imrgnlns the best for tho chil? dren's outflttlng. Children's Ixmg Coats, ln blue nnd brown; mnde c heavy quality mati rlal; Monday. Children's Long I'oats. ln solld or strlpe materlal; now style sleeva nnd rlp ple back, for. Children's COhts of very hand? some Kerssy; mnde ldalu and l.andsomely lullored. for. $2.98 s. In solld $4.98 ery hand $5.98 3 Lots of Silk Mondny morning we wlll placo on sale three ttmlted lots of ex cellent Sllk. This sllk Waa bOUghl ln a lutnp, and we pald a llttle nrlce for It. 80 vnn ?-el It ln tho same way. Taffeta Sllk, In B?lf eolors. strlpes and checks: ?isn ,? nhepherd ebecks; --!."ai> at ZL/f $60, Monday . . *? ** l.ot Mo .' Measallne Sliks, In rleh nualltv and lasteful eolors; is a $1.00 UVA, Monday . Lol Nn. ;t Black Tnfr<'ia siik, ar, Inches qrlde; . real 11.00 quality, Mo/iday, at . 73c ;l Sllk, 89c Fall Dress Goods A largo showing ot tho new wcnvps and styles, as well ns sev oral lots bought at Now York auc tlo'n sale. New Chevron erfects, ln ?*/> tho beat fall eolors, jUC New Chevron Kffects and ' ipod st "'? color tlnt; $1.00'value L'li'ip.'d ....iji.ir, v.'ith e iittie 75c Broadoloths, 61 Inches wide. full llno of Vfllllf) ., eolors; $1.25 98c New Strlpod Panytnas. aa well as Plnln Pannmns nnd d>i *\*\ Serges, 50 Inches wlde; *K I IIII I1.3E value. ?P*.vU 19c ' U'/zc Half Wool Goods. ln checks nnd strlpes, 31 Inches wido; 26'C uriide, auctlon price. Dress Goods, checks, plaids and strlpes; soveral plccea in r%g\ blue, brown nnd gray; 50c 'tMf* goods, at. vO\m Wool Klnlsh Bultlng nnd Plaids| 10c grnde, hut aUCtlon price Is only. . Mesh Vnlllng. bought at about ho If price from a retlrlng * st Jobbcr, and put on sale Mon- I Xp dii y at. * '-'*? Auction Blankets Thls ls blankct tlme. Here. are the blankets. We bought them at auiilon In New York at almost half nrlce. nnd wlll gell them the samo way Monday. Extra iUavy Whlte and Cray Blankets/ 11-4 slze; reg- a- _-. ular price $2.50, auction \1 7JJ A Blanket lhat ls nlcely flnlshed, 11-4 size: reirnlnr nrlce $3.oo; our low auction sale price. Whlte Wool Blankets, mnde Of long. selected wool, n-i size. wpighs Rve pounds; $5.00 value, our low Hon nle price. $1.98 $3.98 Flannel Underwear These pri?-es will he hard to diiull cate. White Wool Flannel. an unusually good quality nnd llnlsh; a 35c grad>-. at Whlte Wool Flannel, ? splendld quality of 25c goods, cut to. Red Twlll Flannel, every thread wool; a heavy :'""' grade, Mondny. 25c 19c 25c A Itadlng t'ndon overstocked as a r a Inrge nutnter nf ( edly canceled W ir houae was ilt of havlng ers unexpeet rlmned up a Strong Glove Bargains Thls lot ls a wonder. They wero purchnsed low and priced etill lowcr to make Olovo barjtalns Monday. KID OLOVES, and colored; cut [mm large lot at a sacrlfice. Infants' Ves'ts, in all slj's, 25c value, 10c. Ladlee1 Veets nnd r.-int*; a soft nnlshed, rlbbed garment, ln alt slzes; 60c value, ruie. CAPE OLOVES, All sjaea; an excellent $1.50 grade. cut to. Ix>ng Kld Gloves, tan, black and <vhltn; worth up lo $3.25. whlle they last. at. 59c $1.00 $2.48 Children's Vests and Pants 25c- value all t lt>c. Bleached Sheets Tab'e Damask 58 Inches wid" good patterns. mer cerlzed; 2'j yard oniv to buyer; S0 grade, only 3tt<-. Table Damask Hiick Towels e a v v irdsrs. lendld a blt zen to Monday Lare itrlpes: Monday Odd lot Laee Cur? tains. Nottlnghams and Nets; only a palr of a kind; cut to half. 99c Silks. 59c Black Taffeta, 36 inches wide, only abOUl 100 yardu for Sideband Silk Styles Tho thlng for c h 1 1.1 ren's sehool dresscs; a mighty good varlety of pat? terns. B?4r. Bolster Cases *Two yards made of *x fnur-thre?'i < J her father. She was atlired in an em pire brldal gotvn of whlte niussaline, en traine, trimmed wlth a berthu of rare duchess lace. She wore a lace velli whlcli had been ln the family many years. havlng been worn by both her slsters at their weddlngs. The brlde was met by the groom at the improvlscd aitar, where hi cere mony was performed. Immedlal ly afterwards the couple recelved the congratulatlona of their many frienda present; then the weddlng party and -i.s repatred to tho dinlng-room, where a dOltghttul breakfast was lorved. After the breakfast the brlde retlred to change for her golng-away gown, whlch was of Tolp broadcloth, with emplre coat to match, handsome ly bralded In black soutache braid, and velvet hood ot samo shade. The house was elaborately decorated wlth flowers, plnk and green belng lhe color schome ln libraty and dtning room; the bride's table was round, and waa <t masa of plnk roaes. Goldenrod <;:.<l dahHas were ln profuslon in the hall and drawlng-fuom. Mrs. Rankln, mother of the brlde, waa attlred in a handsorno imported gown of black and whlte applique crepe de chlrie. Mrs. Ilatlleld, mother of the groom. wore a black velvet gown and point lace, Mrs. Bloom, slster of the brlde, was beautlfully attlred ln a Dlrectolre gown of palo blue erepe de chlne and duchess lace. ? Mrs. Bloom preslded In the dlnlng 100m, and was assisted by Mrs. Thur man, who poured coffee. Her dress was reseda green chlffon crepe wlth Baby Irtsh yoke and sleeves. The weddlng presents were. ex hlblted in the spaclous upper hall, and were numorous and very handsome, In cludlng a chest of "small silver" from the bride's mother and father. At 3.30 o'clock the brlde antl groorn descended to bl<i farewell to t|helr many frlends and the family, and left amld a shower of rlce and good wlshes. They were driven. to the Keswlck station, where they took the Chesapeake and Ohlo train for Rlchmond and Old Point. After an extended brldal trip Mr. and .Mrs. liatfleld will make tlv : home In Chlcago on the south slde in a charmlng apartment, which has been handsomely furnlshed by members of the groom's family. Those present were Mrs. Is'elson Johnnasson. of Chlcago; Mr. and Mrs. Jackson Ralston, of Washington; Mr, George Rankln, of Washington; Mrs. ('. Ashbv Cook. of Chlcago; Mrs. Bloom, Mlssos Bloom, Mr. and Mrs. Barclny, Mlss Parklnaon. ot New Orleansi Mr, ;.nd Mrs. Carl Rtehards, of Richmond; Mr. and Mrs. George Ilouniiton, Mrs. Kate Ulrken.son. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dlekln'son, of Richmond; Mr. and Mrs. Anthoney, Mitises Vnthoney. Mr. Craw for'd. Mrs, Isabel Mon?y, Mr. and Mrs. p, M. Randnlph, the Mlasea Ratui'.i'ih. Mr. Cares, Mr. and Mrs. Mpnray Boo cock, Mr. nnd Mrs. C'raig, Mr, and Mrs. ltichnvils. Dr. IngersoH. MlSS Tng^rsoll, Mrs. Cnrridine. Mr. and Mrs. pugh. Mr, niul Mrs. John Sawyer, Mrs. Arrott, Mlpsea Arrott. Mesars, Arrott, Mrs. T:\ffeity. Mr, nnd Mrs. Gcm-go Mnsnii, Mr. and Mrs, Magrudor, Mr. Everett, Mlasea Kverett, ,Dr. an.d Mrs. Thurman. Miss Lemon. Mr. Andrewa. Rev C. Valeptlna Jopeii, Misses Jones, Dr. and Mrs. Morltz. Mr. nnd Mrs. Joslln. Mr. and Mrs. C. 8. Bnwcpcki Mr, Hnrry Jacksoti. Mr, nnd Mrs. JuUnn Morrls. M'.'-'s Rankln, Mr. nnd Mrs. Rankln. 'V-h in f'nnor of M1*b I.UIn Knnlcln. Mrs. Wllllam Arrott. who has rontetl "InalfBlde" for the winter, ent?rtaiued ?it high l?n ln hO?or of Mi.ss l.idn Ran? kln on Frldnv aftf>rnoon, ReO?Ivlr)g With Mrs. Arrott vvns MU? Rankln, tho brldeiialef't, henuHf.illv n-nwned ln nale vlnlnt 6r.?na .and OH?u tn.i lBCft, nnd <"???''?? in nl.u.-tnlre slvlo. Mrs. R?nkln??u'd. *??? Hatnklfl w'er-e'alan .?Pcoivliif. Mrs. Raf'?rtv i"?s ?sstst?.i i.i siM-vlmr hv iV"f> ,,1.<l'>,i Rnnkin. tho Missea Arrott and Mrs, Thurman, whtle Mrs. John Sawyer poured tea. The table was beautlfully dceorated wlth frult, and many dalnty noveltlcs were ?erved as reirMbmanta. it ls impos ?lble to glyt a llst of those present. but there were at least aeventj pres? ent. Newa Kotfm From Wrliton. IHpeclai ?o The Tlmes-Dlspatch.1 WELDON. X. C October 3.?Mlss Loulae Young. of Dunn, ls the guesf of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Show thla week. Mlsi Melissa Phlllips, of Daltnn. Is lhe guest of Mlsa Jeannette Danlel for a few weeki. Mlss Jannle Strother. of Lvnchburg. Va.. is vlslting Mayor and Mrs. J, T. Gooch. II-sh Rebecca N. Hill. of Brooklyn N. Y.. is the guest ot relatlvea here this week. Mr. D. B. Zollicoffer, Jr.. of this ttwn, left to-day to make hla futuro home ln Enfleld, Mlss Gladys Hcthorn. of Blackstone, Va ? o has been the guesc ot th.s M;.- ?- sti.inback. on Flfth Street. has M -- Mazle Stalnback left to-day for Wakefleld, Va., where she will spend some tlme. DEATH TO NF.CHO WOMAN IS BB8CLT OF RINAWAY [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.) NOBFCLK. VA.. Octobur 3.?ln a run auay yesterjay afternoon on Queen Street a negro woman susttilned Injuriea that proved fatal. Her name was Margaret Warren. Denth enatied this mornlng. Her son, who wat also In the wagon. escaped wlth alight Injurles. SELL 8DFFOLK PLANT. Judge Waddill Orders bnle of New Obh Properlles. fSpectnl to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.1 NORFOLK, VA., October 3.?In the Kcd ernl court to-Jay an order, atgned by Judge A SIMPLEJPST10N Rlchmond People Are RequeBted to ? HOueHtly Ansiver Thla. Is not the word of a repreBontative bltlzen of Rlchmond more convlnclng than the doubtful utterances of peo j ple livlng elsewh'ere in the Unlon? Rend this: James Ncwby, 816 North Mosby ! Street, Richmond, Va.. says: "I sufJgred I for a number of years from kldney i complaint and backache. I had dull I palna across tho amall of my back, so I severe at tlmes as to cause me the most Intense sufiering. If I attempted to stoop or Hft, sharp twlnges would catch me in the amall of tho back and cauae me much dlsconifort. When l arose in the mornlng my back would be very laino and stlff, und It was only wlth a great effort that I would be able to put on my clolhing. My kld neys dld not perform their functions properly, the secretiotiB bolng frequont in action and caualng mr to rtse many times during the night. The secro tions were very.dark In color nnd ran uned a heavy sediment when allpwed to stand. My wifo had been cured of u slmllar complaint by the ubo of Doun's Kldney PIlls, und thlnklng they mlght prove of some beuellt to me, l procured a box at tho Owena & Mlnor Drug Company. 1 rioticed a declded Improvemoul, ln my uindltlon after uslng them but a. short time, contlnued takl'ng them and roceived a complot ? cure. I am very glad tc state that 1 have not. BUffer'ed any reeuiTcnee of tho trouhle slnce." \ Wot sale by all dealers. Pvrlc? 50 Cents; Foster-Mllburn Co., Bliffalo, New York, solo agents for tho Uhlted States. Roiin-niber the name?Doan'a?tiud tuko uo othor. t "Waddill, waa flled, dlreeUng that th* plant. : ftbt-chtaa and ameta o! the Huffolk Ga* O n.pany be aold at publlc auction by thn recelrerai W. L. Wllllami waa appolnted , apeclal commlailoner for the sale. Thi I plant waa rrcently completed anl put in i operatinur condition by the recelvers at a COat ot about *20,000. ? ? i i I .ir<>' Atteodnnre at Finiirn [Special to The Tlmes-Dlapateh.] FRONT ROYAI* VA., Octbbar ?.?Wlth i ! number of old and new puidenta yet lo re* ' p> ri. Eaaterti College. under nen- inanage i n.tni. Is entcrlng upon Hs ?er?r.'l nrsek of ? tt.c flecal achool year. The co.lege !? near ' ly filled. and the proapeets orc that ln a f few days evt-ry avallable opac*- wlll be token ? ti! boardln,; sludent*. Theru la nn unusual : ly large number of day iluienti attendlns tht collsas. Tbe new college president ls Ur. St?phen 11. Newman. formerly of IVanhlngton. D. C, m eilucatnr of natlonal reput.-. The dean, lrwln Froncls Mather.A. B.. A. M., hna a wide and varled experlancs aa a-n educetor. Don't You Need Some New Silverware Now That Fall Is Here? Select It from a show InK' that Is so complete and broadlv varled that irou will havo no trouble In chooslng the very styie and Krade you want The Silverware wo ?.ell glves tho ctlnlne board that dejrree of reflned elcRance that women of cood tastes generallv seek. Vou do not need a large nurse here. either. D. Buchanan & Son JEWELERS 111 East Broad Street Special Sale \ for Fair Wee6 of my large stock of Millinery and Ready-Made Garments. MRS. JULIUS BEAR, 1423 East Main. OLD VIRGINIA FARMS ?& Low I'rlcm, Hllil I'liuimr. ln, llluatnlrd I'aUloi. l.arcest liat i-'nrms tn Btutt*.Thls is diu country for tlio Nnnlitiii! Farmer. We wiitH to tiear from every man wlio deslrea to bettcr hla coiitlltlou. Caudinan * Co., Klchmond, Va. lurtura laitelman, Vormrr Audlliir (trl.cuu I'nunlj, N.ll.