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"THE PASSINGOF PROF. WALKER]
By .R. H. HUDNALL. ____ In the recent death,of Prof. -Ocorgo ?Wi. Walker, of tho Virginia Polytoch 'jiio Institute, Montgomery county and tho Stato of Virginia havo lost a most ,-useful citizen and niniv. A long and Intlmate ncqualntnneo wlth lilm haa glven tho wrltor an opportunlty to ner, him ns ho llved nnd worked. To eriiplmslzo somo of tho many strlking "featmcs of hls liro lind character ls tho niodest mlsslon of thls paper. 111*. Ilrmnrknlilc Ao.lvlty. Flrst of all is to be irotctl hls re? markable actlvily. Tl.migh nm pliy fdcnlly strong. Prof. Walker was ono of the most ncllve of mcti. Thero was a supernhundaneo of enorgy about hlm. cdnstantlv manifesting Itsolf In ono way or another. Ho had almost roacbed tlu* allotted three score ycars nnd ten. vet hls step was nulck and elnstlc: anlmatlon an.i llfe brenthed forth in hls every movement. "Mx dnys' Inbor in tho class room dld not .si.tl_.rv hlm; Sunday morning lio was at tho post of duty in the Suhday Fchool nnd churoh. and the nftcrnoons gcnernllv found him traruplng over the flelds or across tho mountalns around Biacksburg-, speakint. a word of cheer or comfort to the countrv people in thelr homes, or glvtnj. them a Sundav school talk or sermon. Ho knew not what it wns to grow old; he was active and vlgorous untll tho .last. Bishop Cumberiand's motto, "Better wear out than rust out." ex? pressed ' fully hls scntlments. "Lit? erally worn out." was tho phy_slclan's last pronouncement upon his condi? tion. III*. Klne Work ns n Tcnchrr. In early lire ho equlpped hlmself for the teachcr's professlon. in whiclt he lnborod fnlthfully for nearly half a centurv. For a long time lie tauslit *.in the public schools of Southwest Virginia. and spent the last twelvo years of his llfe as professor of Latln , at the Virginia Polvtechnlo Institute. As n teacher lio knew hls subject **vell. or rather .subjects. for there *.is hardlv a school or collcgo branch ithat he hns not studicd and tnuclit. .He was an Indefatagabue vorker. Ho ,-v\-as not only the oldest member of /the Virginia Polytcchnic Instltuto fac Julty, but. he had more teaching hours ;per week than any bthor professor ln jcollege. Like We'sley of old, ho ; often grew tired in the work, but ?never tired of lt. AlwUys thorough and nonsclentious, posscssing great ?nthtisinsm for hls work. and a deeo Interest in his puplls, ho easlly won thelr respect and confldenco. Few men have been more devoted to* their professlon than Prof. Walker. * Instructlng the young wns the dellght of hls llfe. Rc taugiit them notyonly liternturo and sclence, but' patrlotlc devotlon to their Stato and country, which he hlmself loved so well. In his long expcrlenco as a teacher. whether ln private or public schools. or in thc college lecture-room, he.has prepared hundreds of young men for professional work and exemplary liv? ing. Exprcsslons that came to hlm durlng his lost lllness from dld Htudents testlfled to tho vital Influ enco he had exertcd ln thelr llves. Tho educational world recognlzes in hls death the loss ot a disciplinarlan ?and teacher of tho flrst rank 11 ts .Moral nntl Splrltniiil .\alure. No one could be assoclated wlth Prof. Walker for even a brlcf tlmo ! and not be deeply impre.tsed wlth liis _moral and splrltual naeure. Good ness and benevolenco seenied Indell hly rootod ,tn him. Slr Phlllp Sid ney's definilion of gentlemanliness, "High erectcd thoughts seatcd in a heart of courtesy.'' was exemtvllfled in hlm. Devotlon to hls.l_ Ideals charac terly.ed tbo man. All moral issues appcalcd stronsly to him. For some tlme tho wrlter lived in j liis home. Nothlns Inrpressedi hltn | more than Prof. Valkor's splrltual I mlnrtedness and hls reverence for the (*?' family altar. Hls scriptural reading was always lmpresslve, and hls prayerB. in which ho was so gifted. tend<:r and ^'ull of feellng. No one was ever more ,,,^'Iently devoted to the .South and her caUt'e. He served as a brave Confed *erato fn the Civil XVnr. and in the battlo >of 1'fe he know how to "enduro hardncss" os a Chrlstlan soldler. Ho Trefa&ssa Gloves .tl\,V./_&lB%_- \ / To-morrow morning a real suit sale will occur at this house. Every garment bears the hall-mark of quality, but PRICE will be the governing factor. 500 stunning, well-tailored, perfect-fitting suits, in 10 very fetching styles?black and colors?sizes for the miss as well as women $12-90 $JQ.90 $21 .90 o>c DO $16.50,. $17.50?Values $24.50, $29.50 Models that portray the latest style features. In the showing are beautiful new designs, so deftly brought out to at once show their avoid ance of styles that may likely become ordihary later on. oc DO Monday's Millinery Special To-morrow morning the early corners will have choice of 50 Nifty Novelties?Hats that reflect the most stunning ideas so far d*Q Ark this season. They look like $15.00, but Monday's price . . tp57?UU oc: :__)o> MAIN FLOOR SPEGIALS To-morrow morning a couple of Undergarment bargains worth corning a long way for?a vcry strong argument why your shopping should be done.at this store. ? 50 dozen Muslin Petticoats, deep flounce of embroidery and lace; regular $1.50, *7C and $1.25 values, at_M. I OC 25 dozen Fine Soft Finished Cambric Gowns, two vpry dainty styles; a real $1.00 *J?k value at .... _ Novelties Veils Hosiery Waists Gowns Gloves What You Buy Here Is Good! GEO. B. ROBSON, Manaze 201 EAST BROAD STREET represented tho hlgh typo of tlio Chrlstlnn gontleman. Fnlthfulnoss to every duty wns hls rcgnanl princl? ple In life. IIIn llcnrtlrnit Infliiriit'r. J'rnf. WulUor*.. reinnrknblo vltnllty, Intelloctiinl cnipnclty, hls dlvofsliy of interests nnd Retiernl popularlty com blned to reiider hlm nn omlnontly uso* ful man. Me waa very progressivo nnd publlo spiriled. profoundly Intorostod ln all tho vllal <iunstlon.*. of tho dny. Hls heart wuh largo nnd sympatltotlc. To seryo hls follow-man and itdvanco In pvi-ry way thc Interests of hls com munlty Hccmcd to bo hls mlsslon In llfo. Mnny-stdodness was a marked cliarncterlstlc of him. He wns alwnys refldy for duty nnd sorvlco, whether nt the bodsldo of thi! slck, mtnisterlntr to thp poor and noedy, or dellverlnK a polltical spoech. educational address, of retlglous illscourso. Ilo ivna a people's mnn, and scnrcely was thero an tndlvlduul who came In contact wlth hlm thnt dld not foel tho power of hla personallty and the force of hls oxnniple. Hls Influcnce does not and cannot end wlth hls earthly career. lt wlll contlnue to be felt down thr^igh com lng as.es. The world ls all tho better for Prof. Walker's noblo and conso orated llfo. The most flttlng trlbute mnn cnn paj" hlm ls to say thnt ho "hnth done what ho could." Va. Polytechnle Instltuto. Mnrch 23. WILL rCULISH LETTEUS. Corre.ipondence ol Senntor Vance to lle l.-iicil ln T.VO Yoluiue... [Speclal to The Times-I.lspatch.1 Ralelgh, N. C, March _I6.?The North Cnrolitin Historlcal Commlsslon Is r? ccIvIiik- from a number of people, both In and out of the State, both publlo and prlvato letters of Unlted, States Senator Vonce. wlth a view to tholr publlcatlon ln the volumet. of thls dis? tlngulshed patrlot's letters, now ln process of preparatlon for the prlnt ers. Some of these letters, Secretary Connor says, are of historlcal Impor? tance. whllo others are of a. decidedly personal character, Impartlng great human Interest to the volumes of the commlsslon. Among those who havo sent in letters aro Georgo W. Char? lotte, 'Greenvllle, S. C; N. H. Gohen. Brooklyn, X. Y.; Mrs. J. A Foll. Xew ton; Mrs. S. A_ Heller, Rlchmond; Georg*e D. Groen. Wilson; J. D. Bro vnrd, Jefferson Clty, Tenn.; Jno. Da? vidson, Klngston, Ga.; Jano L. Fagg, Washington, D. C: R. W. Bond. Scot? land Neck; Marshall Dolancey Hay? wood. Ralelgh. Something llko 3,000 letters and doc uments aro already ln hand, aiid there is assuranco of still others. Secretary Connor tells regretfully of having re? cently located tho correspondence. of Sonator Vance wlth the State's agent ln England for the purchase of the "Advance," but aftor tho letters had been promiscd to the commlsslon, thero came a lettor rcgrcttlng that "a fow days ago. the letters wero accl dcntally ?burned." IIEGAIID FOR CHILD'S HEALTH. GenernI Ovcr_ilRlit Exercises In Wel? don Public School!.. [Speclal to ThoTImes-rJlsnatch.1 Raleigh, N. C, March 2C.?Tho Wel? don public schools, R. H. Latham, su? perlntendent, are belleved in the State J Department of Educatlon. to lead h other schools of tho State ln the mat- 5 ter of thoroughness ln the medical ex nminatlon of school chlldron, nnd general oversight of thc health of the (.?hildren. Superlntendent Latham has sent to the deparment a physlclan's blank to be fllled out and sent to tlie parents, sliow^irig the conditlon of the chlld's teeth and mouth, an(i eatlmat P^^mS im at ^MM^m^^M Leave aStanding Order With Your Grocer For Nolde's Bread, Cakes, Pies Purity ia th* eisential of all Bread. Butter-Nut Bread is .-made from the purest flour, in the cleanest bakery, by the most careful bakers?under the most sanitary conditions. The flour from which Butter Nut Bread is made contains all the nu trition'of the whole wheat berry, by the milllng system used all the strength of the wheat is pre? served. Nolde's Lion and Lily Bread Just the kind that is most appreciatcd by people who really know the value of careful pruparation and perfect baking?only one grade of flour ia used and the same quality of bread is invariably thc result. Truly it is thc same yesterday, to-day and forever. Refuse imitations?inslst on the kind you ask for, and be sure it is Noldie'a Lion and Lily Bread Cake* and Pies For Easter Order your Cftk-sc. Plea, etc., now ind do not run the rfik of belng dtsappointed, and alio re raember that when ouying "Nolde" goods you get the prodllct of the fmest bakery in the South, only the high'est quality of matertal being used. EverythingTs<carefully prepared, and as our repu .tation.is behind our products, we are compelled to glve the public the best always. Glvo your grocar your order now. NOLDE BROS WHOLESALE BAKERY, WE SHIP ANYWHERE. ng the cost of dental work necessary. _very chlld's mouth ls examlned, and eport Is sent to the. parents. Thls statement also serves notice hat later there wlll bo examlnatlons f the eyes, ears, nose an.i throat. _ppeal Is made by the school super ntendent for hearty co-operation by he parents. He writes the State de 'artment that he ls recelvlng appre latlve eo-operatlon ln thls new un lertaklng. Blacksburg Social News. [Special to lhe Times-DIspatch.] Blacksburg, Va., March 2..?Mr. and Irs. Landon A. Hooper, of Bluefleld, ave been spendlng the week with Irs. Bruce Tutwller, at the .Inn. Miss Iladys Finney has returned to her lome in Richmond, after a vislt to Irs. Tutwller. -His* Achasah Jones. of Washlngton, s vlsltlng her aunt, Mrs. H. P. Hamil. it the Methodlst parsonage. Dr. lamll, with Professor S. R. Pritchard, s at the meeting of tho Baltimore; .'onferenco In Washlngton. Mrs. Frances Bell, of PulaskI, has been spending tho week hero wlt! Mrs. Mary Lou Blaelt. Miss Lella Montague, of Chrlstlans burg, ls the week-end guest of Mlss Laura Miller. Tho latter. wlth hel brother, A. W. Miller, has reopenec! the fartilly home here, after an ab jsence of several years. Mlss 'Paullne Barnes, of tho Millei School, is the houso guest of hei cousln, Mrs. T. P. Campbell. Mrs. Vlctorla. Palnter. of Pulaskl a" former resldent of Blacksburg. is tht guest of Mrs. WIrt Dunlap. Mrs. Vlrglnla Murrlll has returnerl from Roanoke, where she has been under treatment' for some tlme. Rcv. J. Jf. KHlian, formerly pastor of tho Lutheran Chnrch here, is ln town for a few days. Dr. P. T. Hale. of tlie Southern Bap? tist Semlnary, at Lojiisvllle, Ky.. was the guest of Prpfessor J. R. Parrott, this week. Easter gaietles. at V. P. j. Include a concert by tho band to-night, the an? nual V. P, I.-V. M. I. ball game in Roanoke lionday,-which .thoso of the cadets who secure the necessarv per misslon from thelr parents -will at? tend, tho German -Club-'dances'-Monday and Tuesday .eveiflngs at 9 o'clock tho halj gamo. wlth St. John's Collego Tuesday- afternoon, and tho mtnstrcl show Wednesday evening. Thero wlll be a. dress parado in honor of tbo many vlsitors and old students, who wlll attend the germans, and other drllls, if tlie weather p.ermlts. At tho weekly meotlng of the- Young Men's Chrlstlan Association, J. O. Bcard was elected presldent for next year: It. C. Syfan, vlce-presldent; G. W. Chappallor, treasurer; J. B. "Wat? klns, recordlng secretary, and J. B. Shank's, correspondtng secretary. These offlcers wlll servo for the sesslon 1910-11. M. XV. Dee. .State student secretary. spent several days here this week in conference with tho local secretary and other ofllcers of the association. , Second term e,xaminatlon? aro over and tho thlrd and last term of. tho present sesslon has begun, to ond wlth commencement day, the third Wed? nesday in June. Mrs. Eugenc Boclc entertalned tho Cathollc students of the Institute at a delightful reception thls week. Suffolk Social News. [Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.*] .S-uffolk. Va., March 26.?The Suffolk Chapter. United Daughters of tho Con? federacy, will present tho '"May Queen," a two-scenc cantata, at thc Academy of Mtrslc next Wednesday. About flfty young glrls will tako part in tho production, which ls urder the management of Mrs. Frank O. Whaley, Mrs. Frank A. Ilolladay and Mrs. XV. XX. Darden. Tho May Queen, Fairy Queen and flower maldens will Ue prettily costumed. A pleasing feature will be the May pole dance, by twenty glrls. > Professor Clinton Ar, Kllby, of tho Lehigh University faculty, is vlslting hls former homo in Suffolk. Misff Carollno Boykln ls ln Norfblk as a, guest o? Mlss Virginia Cooke. She takes part in tho Splelgartenfest; Miss Julla Smlth and mother, who for some weeks had beon guests of Rev. and Mrs. W. Mcsby Seay, left Tuesday for thelr home ln Kentucky. Miss Virginia Jcnkins, who attends school at Tarrytown-on-the-Hudson, is spendlng Easter at her home here. Mrs. Claudo J. Rlddlok and son, havo concluded a stay wlth Portsmouth rel? atives. Mlss Marlo Woodward thls wcok has been a guest of friends in Smith Held. Tho Presbyterian Ladies' Ald Soclety met thls week, Mrs. John B. Pinner presidlng. Mrs. George Whltley,- of Smlthfleld, thls woek was entertalned by Mrs. J. M. Darden, ln Broad Street. An Easter ontertalnment wlll bo pre? sented Monday at Providence Church, Nansemond county, Mrs. Demero Cunnlngham, of Bos? ton, has comploted a stay wlth Mrs. James C. Causey, Jr., in AVest Wash? ington Street. Tho Suffolk Boat Club had a meet? lng Thursday afternoon v/Ith Mrs. John Thornton Wlthers, at her homo ln Maln Street. Miss Susie prentis. who recently has been maklng her liomo in Norfolk* is a guost of Mrs. Algernoh .Darden, of Suffolk. __, Miss Kate Brothors left Thursday to vislt friends ln Annapolls, Md. Mlsses Virginia and Ethoi Shoop are homo from Sweet Brior Institute. Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Tnnnor are vlslt? ing in Baltlmoro and Philadelphia. J, Carroll Wiggins Is home from the University of Pennsylvanla. Miss Lula Barham, of Newsoms, Va., has finlshed a vislt wlth Miss Vir? ginia Jordan. , CllfC Jones, formerly of the Suf? folk post-offlce, ls visitlng in Cubn. * Miss Lena Parker ls visitine hor sister, Mrs. E. Lyeli Gunts. in Bal? tlmoro. Mrs, James H Corbitt and son, are vlslting ln Atlanta, Roanoke Social News. -?> [Special to The Tlmos-Dlspatch.] Roanoke, Va,, March 20.?Tlio Easter gorman of the Roanoko Gernlan Club wili bo held Frlday cvonlng, April 1, at Hotel Roanoko. and promisns to bo'unusually beautiful and brilliant. Monday ovenlng, March 28, tho Southwest Gorman Club wlll glvo a german at Hotel Roanoke.. Friday night at St, Jolin's Eplscopav Church, the-vGsted ohoir sang Stainer's "Cruciflxion." To-morrow evening, at a special sorvico, tho eholr wlll rendor "Tho ResuiToction." J At Greeno Momorinl Church to-nlght tha eholr sang Alfred Gaul's "Tho Passlon." A largo audionco was pres? ent. Tho porsonnel of this eholr?ono of tho best in tho clty?UTas followst. Soprano, Mrs. John T, Trout; alto, Mrs. Rnymond Young;; tonor, Claronce W. Moomaw; hass. Clifton A. Woodrun, Organlst; Mrs. Helen Dockott Graves; director, Mr. Woodrum. Mlas Helen C'hurohlll, who ls at tondiug colloge ln Pennsylvanla, ls at homo for tlio holidays. Cadets Hart Gravely, Paul hnd L*wi9 Ktrkbrido, of V. P. I., are spendlng tho holidays at tholr home in thla clty.. Mlss Falth Stajilman. ofi Columbus, o? who has, been vlslting frlends ln Petersburg, 1ms returned, to thci olty,' and is a guest of Mlas Glanna Dunk loo, ? Mlss Belinda Mltoliell, ' of Stuart Ilall, Staunton, ls sp'ondlnff tho Easter hollday wltn her paronta, Captain and Sllllman. havo gono lo Florlda to spond soveral Woeks. Dr. E. B. Pollard, of Chester, Pa? Ih thc guest of Mr. and "klfB, C. S. Churchlll. Dr. Llndsoy Robertson, of Charlottes? vllie, who was called hero .by tho death of hls brother. Judge Wi G. Robert? son, has returned to hls fiome. Mrs, -K. IL Bouldln ls vlsltlng her brother, Mr. Molr, In Wlnston-.^.'ilcin. Mrs. Samuol O. Staples, of Wash? lngton, ls tho gueat of Mrs. Caili Staples Danlel. MLss Davls, of Lancaster, Pa.. who has been the guest of Mrs. Gcorgo MacBaln, has returned home. Wllliam T. Davani left Thursday for I_oulslann, to spend severai weeks. Mrs. Joseph W. Coxo. who ls visit? lng ln Philadelphia, wlll return home to-morrow, Mr. and Mrs. Horaco G. Buchanan, of Rlchmond, were In the clty the flrst of tho week. They were jolned hero by Colonel Wllliam S. Battle, who ac? companled them to French Llck Springs, Ind, West Point Social News. [Speclal to The Tlmes-Dispatch.] West Polnt, Va, Mnrch 26.?>Lrs. W. S. Leake, of Rlchmond, leader of young women's misslonery work In Vlrglnla, was tho guest of Mrs. Thomas P. Bagby at Easter, cn route to Gloucester county, on Mon? day, to cngage ln a mlssionary cam? paign ln that county next' week. She wlll be jolned in Gloucester by Mlss Bonnle Russcll, of Hampton, superln? tendent of the Baptist Peninsula As tociatlon. On Easter Sunday Mrs. Leakc wllj speak to all women and glrls In West Polnt on mlsslons. The schools closed in West Polnt on Wednesday, and wlll glvo a wholo week'a holiday for Easter. Mrs. Montaguo Pllcher and daughter, Gertrude. aro spendlng tho holldays wlth Montaguo Pllcher, Jr., at Fork Unlon Acadtjmy. Dr. II. Crawford Pcrklns, of Cfreen vllle, N. Ci ls a guest in tho home of Lewls Tabb.. Mr. Land, of New York, ls hero looklng after farms In thls section. Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Dlggs vislted relatives ln Klng and Queen * thl3 week. Mlss Bosslo Vaughan, of Shackle fords, who teaches in tho homo of Bcaure"g&rd Turner, at "Kentucky," Just abovo West Polnt,- vislted her pnrontH rooently, accompanled by Miss Margaret Turner nnd Mary Pago Brown, two of her puplls. Mlss Inez Palmer attended the edu? cational conventlon ln Williamsburg on Frlday and Saturday. Miss Windsor. of Norfolk, Is tho guost of Mrs. H. I, Lewls. Mr3. A. II. Kelley. of Savannah, Ga'.. ls tho guest of hor mother, Mrs. W. G. Brooks. Soveral from ? thla section wlll at? tend tho-clvil service examination to bo held In Rlchmond, Aprll 16, to fill tho vacancy in tho ofllco of collector of customn at West Polnt, made by tho appointment of John S. DeFarges as postmaster horo. Mra Ed. Ivlorvltz and children left Wednesday to spend tho holldays ln Baltlmoro wlth. relatives. ? . 2U'rs. Dally Walsli entertained the Homo Nediework Club" thla week. Saluda Social News, [Special to Tho Times-DIspatch.] * Saluda, Va.. March 26.?Mrs. Robort Ellls and llttlo daughter have re? turned to thelr- homo In Orange, after a vlsll; with Dr, and .Mrs. G. W. Brown., Rev. J. P. Essex spent last woelc in Baltimore, Mrs. W. C'Sbgar'has roturnod'homo after a vlslt wlth friends ln Baltimore. Mlss Agnes Shaeklefcrd is spendlng somo tlmo .tn Reidsville. : ? Mlssos Mabol Topping, Edlth Miller. Bortlo .Hoaloy, Flosslo Brlstow and Nannlo DoBerry wero among thoso who werb ontortalned at "Mount Alry," tho home of Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Law son, laat week. Rev. J. H. Goodwln spent last weok ln Richmond. . . Mrs. V. Ganland Weavor and llttle son, of, Portsmouth, havo returned home aftor spendlng some tlmo witli frlonds ln thls county. Miss Mlnnlo Anderton, of tho Wo? man's College, Is visitlng her parents horo. :.'*.'.'?'. Captain James Bohannon and family FLOWERS FROM HAMMOND'S Adds a Sublile Distinction to Your Gift ,. oc-oca-o ??_ THE HAMMOND CO., lnc? Phone Madison 630 109 E. Broad St havo returned to Baltlmore, after a. vislt wlth relntlves hero. Rev. a. C. Boyd spent last week Jn Richmond. Miss Mlldred Brlstow ls home after a two w.ck'a stay i.n Walkerton. Mlss Rcna Jones ls spendlng ?om?_ tlme ln Phlladelphla. Mlsses Katherlno and Honrletta Stormont, of Inglewood Ercliool, ara Hpending1 Easter at "Pleasant View." Mrs. Nannle McCandllsh nnd daugh? ter, Miss Nannio, aro home after spendlng somo tlme in HuuUngton, XV. Va. Mlss Velta Boyd has roturned from a vislt to Fredericksrrhrg. Mr?. J. A. Steptoe, of Indiana. Ja spendlng some tlmo wlth her slsl'._v Mrs. XV. C. Scgar. Sonator J. R. Saunders and W. D. Evans and famlly, who liavo been in Richmond for tho past two months, have returned to thelr homis here. Mlss Kate Healoy is at Harmony Vlllage, after Ependlng the winter ln Baltlmore. Pocahontas Social News. [Special io The Tlmcn-Dlspatch.l Pocahontas. Pa., March 20.?Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Klng left Thursday for Richmond. where Mrs. Klng goes for treatment. They wero aecompanted by Dr. John P. HulJer, of thls clty. Mrs. T. B. Dennon was in Bluonela, W Vn., Thursday, thc guest ot friends. Mrs R. .1. Murrell, who has been IH for tho past threo weeks, ls much Soi. Mlller was ln Bluefleld, W. Va., Wednesday. the guest of relatives. Colonel J. E. Jones. of Swltchback, XV. Va., was hero Thursday. John XV, Owens was a vlsltor to Bluefleld. -W. Va., Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Isadore Hyman had for their gueat thls week. Mra. SImon, of East Radford, tho mother of Mrs. Hyman. Georgo Suppoe, Jr., waa the guest of frlends In Bluellold, XV. Va., Tues Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Black had for thelr guest this week, Mrs. H. M, Eynn and Mrs. Frank Marshall Plle, of Charleston, XV. Va. Mrs. J. XV. XX. Lawford was tho guest of friends in Blueileld, W, Va., Wednesday. ? i ? . < Chatham Social News. [Special to Tho Times-Dispatch.] Chatham. Va., March 26.?Mrs. Wll. liam Marshall Trcdway, Jr., dellght fully entertalned the San Coucl Club Wednesday afternoon. Tho hostess is pessessed of most charmlng and vlva clous manner, and nothing was. left undone that would havo added to tho ploasure of her guests... Mlss Bessie Redd Dillard entertalned tho Young Women's C. O. D. Club Thursday afternoon, at her hospitablo home in South Chatham.. Rlchard Willls, of Woodberry.Forest, ls at home for Easter. Mlss Hurt, of Clover, after a. -very short and pleasant vislt to friends here, returned to her. home Wednes? day. MoN ; W. E. Deo is in South Carolina; ' Very approprlato . . cxerclsee for Easter will be observed-ln Emmanuel Church Sunday morning., Tho lAuslo will bo an especlally attractive feature' Mrs. Thomas L. Watson, of the Unl? verslty of Virginia, is visitlng,*at the homo of F. B. Watson, ln West Chatham. State Normal Social News. - [Special to Tho Thnes-Dlspatch.j Farmville, Va., March 26.?Mlss'Nan? nle Lewls spent tho.iast week-end va cation in Richmond, tho guest of Mlss Mamio Rlchardson. _>' Mrs.. Henrletta Hoarde, of Brooklyn, N. X., has boen tho gUtost of Mrs. R. T. Korlln, a former college mate, dur liig tlio- past week. Mrs. E, E. Wiloy went to Phlladel? phla last Tuesday to -dollvov an ad? dress to tho graduntlng clas-. of tho Woman's Medlcal Collego of "Phlladel? phla. Mlss Bert Myers has boen at homo In Richmond during tho past week Dr. Georgo D. Kito, of tho depart? ment ot blology,.eontlnues Ul.at the Whltworth Sanatorlum. M Prosidpnt Jarman attondod tho maet Ingv of tho State Board of Educatlon in Richmond Tuesday nlght.