Newspaper Page Text
CIPT. JOHN F. mr End Came Vvitliout VV.ai.iing Wliilo I Ie YVasat i Work. BODY OF MISSING MAN FOUNOI Rctiring School teachcr Present? ed With Silvcr bov ing Cup. Tlmcs-Dlspatch Buri au 108 North Syennioro Street, Pctorsburg, Va., February i. Captaln John F. Driy, for many years yardmaster or the Norfolk andj Western Rallway In thls olty. andj moro roccntly holdlng the name posl ilon for tho Atlanth Coasl l.ino Rafl io;.d dled very nidd. t.lv thls ni'irnini.', between ?; and 7 o'clock in hi* ofllcej i.e.-ir tbo Appomattox CJnlon Station II,; was elttlng at hlh dei-k ltstlng tlic numbera of cars e: pectnd In Peters i.urg, when ho Bitddenly fell from hl? chalr nnd In ?. few r.i mi ni explrcd. Hls doath la stipposcd to have been! cauied by hearl troublc. Hc- ls liiir vlved by hi... wlfe. Captaln Day had. been cp^sc.i In practlcal rallroad work for many year-. and was .-. cour teotir nnd valtied ..tn- -.it. Hls body ?will be t.i'-:<n to Bajtlmor! to-niorrbw for the funcrsl rind burlal. Hls mother r -. id'- in Baltln ore. >; ?;,???? mem? ber of Petershurn _ d :?-. tib. 15, A. 1. _ A. M.. and 11. Mnsons ??'. B ltlmore hnvn been requested ?<? \-.,v- liody Ih eharge nml gh'e li proper '?!. Ilody of illlimlnsr Umi Hi-i-m > ,-i il. The body of Tlmothy Camcroi who dlsappenred from hls home In r.b.nd fbrd oi. Dccember IT. whS rctovercd from the Appomattox Rlvcr thls morn? lng. ii was floallng near ono of tiie )?.,;- city v.li.-.ives and tllOUgh lt had t?' ii in thi wnter aboul slx weeks, ??.:?? .i, well prescrvcfl as t" pcrmli of Instant Identlflcatlon; Mr. Cameron left hls home without any word or warning aa to hla Irttended movements, :nd i' i- supposed musl have fatlen 1nlo thc river. The low lempf rature of the water kopt tho body from earlyl rislng. Mr. Cameron leavea a famlly. No In'iuest v.a? decmed necessary. lt i? roported thol Horace Llvesay. the strocl car conductor, who disap-j penrcd a few days ago after a rpeill '.r lllness, ),,,^ ben seen In Lynchburg. !?? ? ..-,i,i.i nnd Otltervrlse. At the parsoriagc or Washington! Btr? I Methodlst Eplscopn) Church yesterday afternoon Ihe Rev. Thomas r ?; .-ipnropriatlf tho river this year After a f. Ithful on.> years ns fenel pr.paratory deparl ie oui .? ?? thnt nppll lade to Congress fon for Improvement of ;.-<? of twenty-1 eh.rsre r,f tho :.t Iho S0Uth-| SS Emma Mor ton Bartletl has rotire.l on account of fceble hoalih. carrylng with her the love and estcera or faeulty and stu *? *? r11 -. In appreciation of thls affec-i tlon. severai members of the faeulty and all the. llttle glrla oT the prepara tory department vislted Miss Bartlett yesterday at her homo on Jefforson! Streot, and prosentod ii< r with a bciu-l tlful silv.r loving --up. appropriately Inscribcd. Tho cup waa presented by Mlssea Lemonlc Duniop and Agnesl Moyler, and each of the llttle girls ofj tho department gave and received a lovinr greetlng. The lottcr accom panying tiie present was glgned by Bhout. 110 students. The suit of Mrs. Pattle S. I'carce ? gninst thc Virglnia Rallway andi Powor Company Is set for trial In the Hustlngs Court to-morrow. Th.- sult) ls for $3,000. damiiKcs for Injurles re-] ccived by Mrs. Pearce. William lt. Mc Kenney representa tli.- plalntlff, and B. II. Mann the defendant company. Presldent Jchnson, of the Norfolk and \Vestern Rallway, aeeompanied by severai ofilclals of tho roud. arrived ln the city this mornlng In liis speclal car and left for Phlladelphla. Tho condltlon of Mrs. WInn, wlfe of the Rev. J.-B. Wiiin, of the Virglnia Conference, who has been 111 of fever for many weoks, ls now much irn pro'ved. John H. Maclin _? Son. tobacco man A LINIMENT FOR EXTERNAL USE. Cheerfulness and a bright disposition durlng tho months beforo baby comes, ?re among the greatest blossings a- mother can bostow upon the little life about to begin. Her happincss and physical comfort -svlll largely govern tho propef developraent of the health and nature of tho child. Mother's Friend contributes much to the mother's happiness and health by tho reliet and mental comfort it affords. It is a liniment composeti of penetrating oils and medicinos which lubricato the muscles and tendons of tho body, soothe tho swollen mammary glands, cause a gradual cxpansion of the skin and tissues, and aid in the relief of nausea. The regular uso of Mother's Friend greatly lessens the pain and danger when baby comes, and assurcs a quick and natural recovery for tho mother. Mother's Friend is sold at drug stores. Write for our free bcok, con taining valuable information for expoctant Mothers. THE BRADFIELD CO., ATLANTA, GA. Read This Letter From One of the Prize Winners in u ? No. 615 York Street, P.arton Ilelghts. nichinond, Va., January iii. liuo. Thc Cratls Piano Co., lne., Flfth and Clrnco Streets, nichmond, Vn. Doar Slrs: It sconis Impussllilo tor mo to express my gratitudo in recolvlng tho "First Prlao Crafts Flvo Ilundre* Dollar Piano." No one could itpiireelato tho beautlful Crafts piano moro lian 1 do, as my friends coiillnually call, and when they hoar Ihe suporll tones of my prize they |pin wlth me ln saylng "Crafts does us he advertlses." 1 hope. you wlll soll many Pianos ln our little town, as well ns throughout tho cntlro South. Tviet'er to ni? at plcasurc. Wlth best wlshes, bellcve me, Oratcfully yours, l.F.OTA li). DAVIONPOUT. > THE CRAFTS PIANO G?., Fifth and Grace Streets, Richmond, Va. Open Evenings Untii 9 o'Clock. Look at the Steam Guage lOILER'Ssick. Can't hold its hand up on I the steam gauge. Take a look inside. Case of suffocation? grates coveredwith clin kers. Cleanout, andfeed Heat Units ? Atlantic Guaranteed Coal. Makes sick boilerswell. Makes all boilers eat less and do more. ATLANTIC STATES COAL _ COKE CO., Richmond, Va. Slain JVoman and Her Chlldren irns murdrrnl * wrr plnylng in > holdlos Mr?. \ nu i MrtS. JKSSE A. VAX /AM)T ?dnv iiiorniii? ln hor lioine ln Clncl nuali. Tbe chlldren ndjolnlng r.?.n. ? l.en ?Iir m.i? UIIIoiI. ln Uie plcture ?hr liiui-htrr. Aiinu Mn.i. 'I'u her lofl l? lieerKf. her oldest son. on* MI?m Allcc [Uithcrforil, of Canc Jfay. I'ineinnati. cause of the X.andt. whos. v.us dlscove stove last .-' now aa grea corpse wi? ? I., Februar>- 1?The ttth of Mrs. Jcsse Van .iiii.i and roasted bo^y lyin.-- <?:; bor kitchen ?day mornlng, la even mystory as when the .vered. ver" brought forwnr.l to day of both murder and suicido. it i-j claimed on ono slde that the wbmorvj md her feel with the Inte'ntlbn ofj hanglng herself, and that she had then drank a portlon of tho bottie ofj belladonna, which wns found near the| body. Overcome by the poison, she is supposcd to havo faUoh acrosa iho gus stove. The motlvo iSfpund ln her un happlncss over the aorrilttcd Infatua tlon of her husband tor the young girl ufacturors, of thla city, who have pur chased tho Culllngwortll plant in Itich? mond, havo already consummated thelr removal, and have ccased manufactur ing here. Maciln _ Son la one of tho oldest tobacco manufacturlng finus lu Petersburg. The 1..1..T..1 ..r the lale Captaln L-ouis1 L. Marks t?.oi< place from Washington Street M ithodist Eplscopal Church this afternoon and was very largely at tendcd. Tiie impressive servlces werc conducted by the Rev. Thomas p.. Reeves, pastor of the church, assisted by other mlnlsters, A. 1 . Hill Camp of Confederate Veterans, Powhatan Starke Lodge ot Masons, the Men's Bil.le ciass, of wiiich th..- deceased w:is tho teaeh.er, thc offlciai body or the church atterided in bodles. The pall-bearcfs werc the whoso father caused her to be placed in a-convent on aecount of Van Zandt's attentlcns. On thc Other hand. one of Mrs. Van Zandt's neighbors declared to-day to the poi.ee that she had seen a man runnlng down tho alley from the Van Zardt home shortly after the approx Imate tlnie of the womnn's death. This wltncss. a woman, gave a description or the man for whom the pollce are now iooklnc. ln the meantlme, .lesse Van Zindt ihe dead wonian's husband, wno ls held by l..i- pollce, per.-iats under the most rigld oxamlnation. or. hls orlglnal statement that w-hen he left hls lionie on Saturday morning hls wife was well aud apparently happy. sl.\- nephews of tlie widow of Captaln Marks? \V. A. Wheary, Louls M. Wheary. of Shenandoah: Ilenry C. Southall, Louis L. Kldd. R. C. Kldd and W. D. Kldd, of Petersburg. Taps were sounded river Ihe grave of the departed soldler. KM1TS AI.I. FIRMI.Y T1ED. Vnlldlty uf it.^oo Mnrringc.s' Performcd by Rev. A. II. fturroiighx Sustnlucd. [Speclal to The Tlmes-Dispatch.l Brlstol, Va., February 1.?ln the j caso of II. F. Stcele vs. Lula Steelc, a i suit for dlvorce. Special Judge II. IT. j Smith, of tho CIrcuIt Court, at Blount I vllle, Tenn., to-day handed down an ? lmportant declslon, inasmucli as lt In i volved the valldlty of 3.200 marrlages ] pcrformed here durlng thc last twenty j years by Bev. A-lfred Harrlson Bur | roughs, the mtnlster of "ii.'-glnlu** ! Oretna Oreon, wliere hundreds bt young Vrlglnlana and West Virginlans have I consurriinatcd elopcments. The only allcgation iii the suit ol i Stcele vs. Steelc was that tlie marrlage was illegal, the ground belng thai ? llcenses Issued by a deputy clerk ol the court here, Instead of by the clerli I at Blountvllle. were Illegal and vold Judge Smith holds that while the prae? tlce should he dlscouraged, he flnds 1 nothing ln the facts to warrant thi ! Steelo marrlage illegal. and therefot-( j decllnes to grant the rellef sought b> I the complalnnnt, holdlng all sucl | llcenses as havo been Issued In Brls tol to bo In conformlty to the law. WII.l- CONSIDEll BOXD 1SSLB. Mccliug of Stoekboldcrs of Southbouui tn ne Held lu Wluston. [Speclal to The Times-Dlspatch.] Roanoke, Va., February 1.?A meet Ing of tho atockriolders of tho Wln ston-Salem Southbouiui Railway Com pany has been called for next Frldaj nt Wlnston-Salem. At thls meotlnt tho question of the Issue of $r,.000,00i ln honds of the company wlll be con? sidered, and If conspllted to tho lssui wiil bo made at once. A dced of trus on nll or any specillcd part of tlu property of tho company wiil bo an Other matter for the eonsideration o tho meeting. Actlon upon thls sal, wiil have lo bc taken, provlded th stockliolders tlecldo to Issuo thn bonds us it wlll protect any sucli issue; T Thc call is hold nt tho rnquest o Preslilciu il, K. Frlcs, of tho South bound. . New Flsenl Yenr Hi-KiiiK. [Speclal to Tlie Tlnios-Dlspatch.] Lynchburg, Va., Febtuary l.?To-da marked (he beglnuing of a now tisct year for tho clty, and tlio Commo Councll next week wlll ? adopt th budget of approprlations for the yeni Bast year tho budget carrled appro prlatlons amoiintlng to $-101,10 1.39. b'lncd for Selling !.t<(iioi-, [Speclal lo Tno Tlmea-PlBpntcli.J i iBoanoko. Va., February 1.?Al Alltclu-ll, a whlln woman, was trloil I Pollco Court to-day for selling wlilskc wlthout licc-nso. She was tlncd $50 ar n o.ili-e.l to glve bontl ln J60H .*." : ' '?ri.arautee of filture good hehrtVlph __-,-...? ? ?. ?? sot;Tiii;MN litJVS motuii rtiis, Wlll li,- | ficel on Ilrnnch Mnes In Merf Inje Canipelllliiii. fSpeelal tn Tho Tlmes._?.3pr>tcb.1 Speiieor, N. C'.. Fsbruary l.~Keon in? terest ls taken ln Bpencer ln the announcoment that ihe fsoutherri Rull wn.y Company hns pilrchased u lnr_e number of gas-eloctrlc motor e.ir.j, Which, It ls sald, are io be ItBOd In inootinn e.otnpetiilon on branch Hnes, nnd, It. la presumed, In rnmp'.lng wtth proposed Interilrbttti Rallway llues. The cars, whlch wlll bo the flrst of ti;o motor type to lie used ln the Soutli, are consttiictcl after ihe moat modern plans. and are sald to be completo ln overy dotatl. F.ach car wlll havo. a capacity for carrylng firty-two pas : engers. Injurtca I'rorr lniiil, Roanoke, Va.. February I.?The thlrtccn-months-old son or Mr. nnd Mrs. J. H. McTler, died last nlght >>f sealds received yesterday when he PUlled n tub ot bollini! wnter over on himseli. ORITUARY Mrs. Ilnrrlct 15. Pnnkey. [Speclal to Tiie Tlmes-Dlsnatch. | Harrlsonburg, Va.. February h?Mrs. Harrlet _? Pankoy. widow <.f James W. Pankoy. dled liere to-day follow? ing a sirr.kc of paralvrlr. sho waa eeventy-tliree yenis of age, and la survlvod by two sons. William MrK. roffmnn. rspecial to TheTlmes-DlRpatch.1 Harrlsonburg, Va.. February 1.?Wil? liam MeKendree Ccffman. a Confed erat. veteran. aged slxty-elglit years, '!,'-! hen lasi nlght. He ls survived by five sons und two daughters, .Mr*. Annn BHaa Fluke. [.Speclal to Tho Tlroes-Dlspatch.l | Roanoko, va., February 1.?Mrs. Anna Bllza Flukc, wlfe of j. a. Fluke, died at her home near P.lue nilgoj Pprings last nlght, ngerl seventy-twoj years. She ls stirylvod by her husband an,| elght chlldren, ?'? T. Fluke and Mr.?. J. K. Meadows, of Vinton; A. K. ' Fluke, of ironton; VS C. and P. N. n!_*i -Miss f'ora Fluke,' of ljlne RIdgoj Sprlnge, and Mrs. 0, J. Abell and Mrs. W, j. Ovorstreet, of Roanoke. Mr%. Ann . . Branch. [.-ipeeia! to Tho Tiraes-DIepatch. 1 Danvflie, Ta., February 1.?Mrs. Ann S. Branch, widow of Captaln W. R. Branch, of Hatlfax county, dleri at about <; o'clock tlils mornlng at tho home .>r her granddaughter, Mrs. n.l T. Pearson. on Houi.h Main Slreet, af? ter a long illness. She Is survJvcd by the following chlldren: W. lt. Branch. or Shawnee, Okla.; Mrs. Mai-1 shall Branch. of Dallas, Tcx.; Mrs. Gooch, of Teniple, Tcx.; jirs. Mary) Marshall, of Prlnce Kdward county, and Mrs. N. I_ Pollok. of thls city. Tiio funeral wlll take place from thc res? ldence ot H. T. Pearson to-morrow af- I ternoon at Ji o'clock. P. C. I.nu. [Speclal to TheTlme.s-Plspatch.1 Fredcrick:;burg, Va., February 1.?F. j C- Lau. father of Fred C. Lau. of S'pot- I sylvanla county, near this city, died ' at hla home in Mllwaukco Saturday, j aged soventy-flve years. He was for- i ttierly superlntendent of Milvvaukee , Publlc Schools. and has been prom- ! I inent In educatlonal affairs for years ln that State. lie was born In Gcr many. He ia survlvcd by three chil dren. Funernl of ICx-Mnyor Wallnce. [Speclal to Tiie Times-Dispatch. J Frederickeburg, Va, February 1.? The funeral of Ex-Mayor Thomas P. Wnllaee took place this atternaon at 3:30 o'clock from tho Presbytertan Cliurch, The servlces were conducted bv Rev. j. H. Henderllte. The City j Council mct and parjsed resolutlons of j respect to his memory. and attended the funfiral in a body. Interment was 1 made In the Wallace lot ln the City I Cemctery. Mrs. llnrj- A. Ward. [Speclal toThe Tlmes-Dispatcli.] Lancaster, Va., February 1.?Mrs. Mary A. Ward, wlfe of H. O. Ward, of Wbitestone, died last Wednesday ln the slxty-ninth year of her age. She i was born and reared ln Nprthampton I county, and was a Miss wilson lieroro I her marriago. Her husband ls now I lying critically 111 at hls home. .Mrs." lllnnle "VVIiltc. f Speclal to The Tinies-Hlspatch.l Waynosboro. Va.. February 2-?Mrs. | Minnie White. wife of F. M. White. j died thls mornlng at 1 o'clock. Mrs. j White was formerly a Mlss Hughs. of ? Fluvanna county, and is survlved by her husband, three chlldren, three sls ' ters and slx brothers. The funeral j will be hold in the Baptist Church I Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. _. II. Itliyno. [Speclal to Tiie Ti'nes-Dispalch.l Wadesboro. N. C, February 1.?10. H. Rbyne. a former citizen of Wadesboro, died ln Columbia. S. C., Sunday, and the remdins wero brought here yester? day for burlal. Mr. nhyno was a brother of P. T. Rhyne. and a son of tlic late John Rhyne, and was thirty elghl years old. The funeral service was held yesterday aftornoon at the WRETCHED LADY NOWJESTORED Mrs. Boggs Tells All About Her Years of Wretched Health and How She Was Restored by Cardui. Xcbo, Mo.?"Iamalmost unable to dc scribc what used to bc my feelings," writes Mrs. Sarah Boggs, 0f this place. "I suffcred for years with a pain in my left side, dragging feelings, and wasalmost unable to stand on my feet. I couldn't sleep nights, und had srnothcring spells. I had pain i" "iy back, hcad and side, and had taken medicincs till I had got out of heart. "On your advicc 1 look Cardui, the wo man's tonic and now 1 am glad I am so much better. I can do my washing now and all my housework, ancl can walk two miles all right. J owc you all a debt of gratitudc for thc good that Cardui dicl to ine." Cardui isTrot-t-fhcinical, prxpared syu thctically f'0,n r"a',ar or other mincrals, It is the natnral extract of thc plants of which il is cpmposcd, and lontains all their real therapeutici curativo value, cu the principle oflicrb nieiiicines, favorably known to niankind for thousaiids of years. h is therefore a natural medicine, n rne'dicjuo you can leel corifidenco iu, a sale, liarmlcss vegeiable reniedy, of long known inent. You know that Cardwi will help you bccaiisc it lws hclpcd so many others. Try it. \, ii.--Wi-itc lo: l.adies' Advisnrv Dept., Chatttinoogn MwlicJiiq C6;, Chattanooga, 'I'ciui., for Spet "il Insiruiiioiis and 64-nagc book, "ll"'ii'! li'eatmeiit lor .Woincn," scni ln pla?" W'U'Pci'i o? request, llBMtSMWMRMHinB^^ Oldest in America Strongest in the World utualLife nce Company of New York Recordof 1909 Thc close of thc sixty-seventh year shows an increased amount of insurance in force, $1,441, 323,848, and an increased amount of new insurance paid for, $102,040,633. Other notable featurcs iriarking the progrcss of the Company are: Assets . $560,122,367 .61; Increase, $21,083,399.48 Policy Reserves. 445,388,997.00; Incrrase, 12,251,281.00 Intcrest and Rents Received . 25,052,001.61; Increase, 531,868.83 Profits on Stocks, Bonds and Real Estate Sold. 6,409,830.04; Increase, 5,804,364.27 Unprecedented Benefits to Policyholders Dividends paid in 190*> . $11,005,914.96; Increase, $2,694,659.07 Dividends apportioned for 1910. 12,401,752.11; Increase, 1,309,469.73 Total paid policyholders, 1909. 54,909,648.86; Increase, 2,246,947.83 Held for Deferred Dividends and Contingencies, 91,498,319.99; Increase, 5,653,328.79 Thc Company coritlnues to maintain its PRE-EMINENCE IN ECONOMY OF MANAGEMENT. In conncclion with a largely increased volume of new insurance. tho rutio of Expcnses (exclusive of taxes) to Total Income is lowcr than any other company doing a general life insurance business has been able to show in many years. Thc relativc cxpenses of the Mutual Life have decrcased more than 50 per cent. jn thc last five ycars, rcsulting in a steady and satlsfactory decrease in the cost of insurance. Balance ASSETS Sheet, December 31st, 1909 Rcal Estate imarkct value). Mortgagc Loans on Rcal Estate. Loans on Policies. Bonds ntrtortized book value). Stocks (market value). Cash (not on intcrest). Cash (deposlted on intcrest) . Interest and Rents, due and accrucd, Prcmiums in course of collection.... Miscellaneous Assets. Gross Assets. Dcductions. .$26,289 128,754 65,274 271,526, 57,829, 630. 2,050, 3,897, 3,923. 282 .2S6.53 102.94 997.91 503.63 377.00 892.58 296.50 681.25 980.43 631.89 Total Assets .$560,459,750.66 337,383.05 $560,122,367.61 LIABILITIES Net PoHcy Rcserve.$445,388,997.00 Other Liabilities on Policies. 6,366,561.90 Prcmiums, Intcrest and Rentals Paid in advancc. 1 Miscellaneous Liabilities. Reservc for Death Claims unreportcd Reserve for Taxes, Licenscs, etc, in 1910. 1 Dividends payable in 1910. 12, Reservc for Deferred Dividends and Contingencics. 91,506,436.91 768,987.09 937,528.05 500,000.00 252,104.55 401,752.11 Total Liabilities .$560,122,367.61 THE MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORK Home Office, 34 Nassau Street, New York, N. Y. ROBERT SKENE, JR., Manager, MUTUAL BUILDING, RICHMOND, VA. home of P. T. Rhyne. Mr?. MiulRe Ilclen Perry. [Special to Tho Ttmes-DIspatch.] Charlottesvllle, Va.. February 1.? Mrs. Madge Helen Perry, wife ol Charles S. Perry. died last cvenlng. after a prolbnged illness, aged mrty seven years. Mrs. Perry was MI.<h M. Ilrlen Blackwell. dnughtcr of thc late Joseph II- Btackwell, of "Rugby," thls county. mid was rriarried to Mr. Perry lu 1S80, Seven children snrvlvc?Mrs i; r. Trevllllan, J. V. Perry, Mlsses Maude. Bdha U and Edllh Vlrglnla Hcrrv and Master Ernest B. Perry, oC thls clty, and Charles S\ Perry, Jr.. of L>dar Grove, W. Vn. Two sUtera sur vlve?Mrs. Wllllam Gartli. of thls county. and Mrs. \V. ? Blackwell, of Oak Rldgo, va. The funeral wiil take plaee from Chrtst Episcopal Chureh al 11 o'clock to-morrow morning-, nnd the renialna wiil hc Interred in the cetne tery at St. James Chapel, eight milcs west oit Charlottesyllle. All ni" C.'lnrli. [Speclal to The Times-Dlspatch.] Wadesboro, N. C, February I.?Ad am Clark, aged elghty-four years, died m thc- home of hls daughter, Mra. J. D. Adcock. Mr. Clurk was one of tlm old Bettlers. Five daughters and two sons survtye hlm. Mra. .Innr M. Ilrown. [Speclal to The Ttmes-iMspatch.] Lynchburg, Va.. February 1.?Mrs, Iiin- M. Brown, widow of Edward S. Brown for many years a leadlng r ynchburg lawyer, dled here to-nlght after a lTngerlng illness. Sho was a natlve ->t" Lynchburg, having been born , is i82l and was, therefore. in her elstty-nlnth year. Mrs Brown waa a daughter of the late Ohrlstpphei j?n?i? iff \ &&$*$ ^^1:i;i%^rnMiss:V^riu!liaVu-o;;/o1f ?vnnhhurie Mrs. Brown had for moro i , , a ceiltliry been lile.uitlcd with Mothodlst Chureh work. belnB a plo nn?r mlsslonary worker. fot it was ?,! ,_?.,? own efforts the Woman s S Mlsslonary Soclety of the A lr . i, coifcroiicc was foundcel nearly fii-'v vears ago. She wa.s Us pretldent M ih,U U'^r,. Anule IMcic. 1 Sneolal to Thc TlmesVDispatch. 1 | ivnchbur- Va? February 1.?Mrs..i \inie Plcltf Wife of Ge.orse Plck, of Rustbure. dled early to-day at the iSrne and Retreat here, where she hud been under treatment, WlHInin S. Fowlkcs. [Speclal to The Times-Dlspatch. 1 ; -.[iH^wik^^clK^^U^wai li \r-leadl.U- member of the Ma?pnloi Knco*1 r^6:? in.\ Fowlkes? aged elghty yeors. Hc was fo, l nii&r of year.H postmaster at n o c ki n gho ta,__. IN MEMORIAM MAYO.-.Mi acrostlc to MR. 'JOHN MAYO, who dled January -'J. 131". Just and upright to thc letter, Onward to the hoavenly throne: llciirts for theo are cruslied wlth an gulsh, Now may thlno bo joy alone. Many lovlng friends lament thee, All thy noble splrlt know: Yos among Qoel's whole creatlon, ?;"y R7,NKl WlYo LOVFl^JuM. TRIBUTE OF" RESPECT 51I13PHBUD.?Tho board o? airoctoifi if the s&vlngs Bank of ltirhmond Llve to express their profound sor ro\vr at tho death of their assoc-llUO, ? A SHEPH13RO. Hi? courtooua hearlng, "toiufn Juilgmant and dpvo loi to duty wlll bc remembered by ihoso who came ln fretiuont contaot wlth him. y , . ,, wo extend to hls boreaved famlly iinr alncero Bj'mpathle\j und pray ih-,t "lie mIio Kiiards the widow and ii'.. ornhnns" may send Hls palm of consoltttion ln tholr safl uftllctlon. b? lt reaolvetl, That a oarga ln our reeoi'd book bc dcdleatod to hls memovy. und thnt a eopy of thls tnihiitA he seut to hla famlly, and that samo '"- publlshed in the dally iiiiners of lllls olty, 1 ORANVILLK Q. VALKN'TINK. JOIIN W, QOBDONi lt Al. aWATHMKY. Commltteo, STOP WOItK O.V MOriEl. ROAD, InipiiMNlblr to ilnkr ProKre.MM ou Ac- I count of Condltlon of Wcatlicr. [Speclal io The Times-Dispatch.l _,aucastcr, Va., February 1.?The lcng-contlnued spell of rainy weather, wltli tiie snow storm that prevailed for the greuter part of yesterday, has mnde the road3 in thls sectlon almost Impassable. In consequence of thin condition of affairs, work on the model road between thls place and Kllmarnock has virtually been sus petuled for the past month. Mr. Durfcy, of thc State Hlghway Commlsslon, who has eharge of this work, haa gono to Matliews county to make nriangemonts, for beginnlng work tliere as soon as the weather wlll permlt. KO-TE THROUGH DICKEXSON. i r.lkhorn Southern Fllen llnps SUovrlug j Surveys ?f Proposcd I.lnc [Speclal to Th* Times-DIspntch.l Freellng, Va.. February .1.?Tiie F.lk- j born Southern Rnllroad has filo.I maps ln the oierk's ofiice of the Clrcult Court of Inekenson for a route through tho county. Severai concleinnatlon | sulls for lands have been Instltiitcd ln ; Ihe Clrcult Court. At present tho Olives! Olives! Olives! A shipment of new crop of e.xtraordinary quality at new prices. Mcdium sizc, per quart.35c Large, per quart.45c Packed in glass jars. A fresh stoek of thc world's most fa? mous Oystcr Crackers, the "Exton." Good always for all uscs, 15c pound. A good Port Wine, taken severai times the day and with your mcals aids digestion wondcrfully. Besides, Port has nutrious qualitics as a good blood niaker. Port contaiiis natural iron taken from the soih In this way you get the iron tonic as nature's gift. We rccommend Ihe following mcdium priced Ports and guarantco purity; Old California.50c bottle, $2.00 per Gal. Oporto.75c bottle, $3.00 per Gal. HOME-MADE PRESERVES [ust think what that means. Pure SUGAR and select FRUITS?nothing else. Handled with thc same care as you would in your kitchen. Dehcious? pure?clean. Raspberry. ./ I^1J_?__L / |W g% Bl'ackberry. .\ I?a Jr?g I t_f V Damson./ Lcss than you can make them for. Mail orders will receive prompt and careful attention, and wc solicit your der. Ask for our catalog. HERMANN SCHMIDT Phoncs: Monroe 101-104. MM i.ROG_RIES AND WINES. ________?__?___________?_?_?_?__?___?__? M L L \J oD e ln any .uantity; hlgliest .quality; prompt delivery. Our prlon Ust glvlng complete Information, prices, vnrletles. etc, free upon request. l.lovfr Seed, Ora?? SeeA, Vtlllet Seed, *eed Ornln, Seeil Potnto?i?, ? nne *ml, ,. Onlon Seta, Etc. Etc. S. T. BEVERiDGE& CO., .1S1T _n?l Cary SU*et. iiirliiiHiiul, Vn. most probable route seema to bc down Cranesnest rtlvcr, passins wlthln twa miles ot Cllntwood, the capital of tha county, and through the famous . "Breaks" to Elkhorn City, Ky. Other stirveys have aiso been mado alonii ' McCluve and Pound Rlvers, as well as J Russell's Fork cf Rlg Sandy River, but I it appears that tho most practlcnbh j rpt'to Is that befcre outllncd. Cin_-.l | erablo interest is belng manifestcd iit j the cnterprl.se. .Ves-ro Kllled In Dnnce Ilnll. [Speclal to The Tiines-TMspatch.l Lynchburg. Va., February 1.?An? other homiclde occured in a negra djve last nlght. when, ln a roscrt on Salem Street, known as "Helen'a Hall," about 11 o'clock. a negro named Shukcspeare Ooodo was shot and instantly kllled by Monroo Kldd. also colored, who cs caped nnd had half an hour's sturt on tiio pollce department before Intelll gence wa? sent out of the hall that murder hnd been committed. Itlcliiiioml Man Appolnted. [Speclal to ThoTlmes-Dispatch.] Alexandria, Va., Fobruary 1.?W. A* Powell, of Richmond. was to-day ap? polnted local agent for tho Adams Ex press Company in thls city, succeeding .1 . W. Trogler, reslgned.