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Enjoyable Social Occasion in Connection With Y. M. C. A. Convention. DR. KENT IS TOASTMASTER Various Group Conferences UcM in Different! Churches During Day. [Special to The TIrhes-Plspatch. 1 Charl?ticnvillc, Va., April V.?After putting In n busy day attending the Various group conferences hold in the various city churches and In Madlsoc Hall, at the university, the Several hun? dred delegates in attendance upon the thirty-second Stute convention of the Virginia Young Men's Christian Asso? ciations snt down to-nlgnt to an on-I joy able banquot In the spacious armory oi the Montlcollo Guard, the local mil? itary company. The banquet was given under the auspices of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Charlotte Y. M. C. A., of which Mrs. James 12. Irvine Is. president. Covers wore laid for 500. and the dinner was scrved by sixty women attired in white, most of them members of the auxiliary. Music was rendered by Rubin's Or? chestra, and there whs a song by a male quartet from the University of Virginia. Among the spirited hymns mng were: "The Son of tlofl Hoes Forth to War" and "Tho Morning Light Is Breaking." Dr. Kent Torifvimnntcr. Dr. Charles W. Kent, professor of English literature at the university of Viruinla, acted as toasttnastcr, and there wore three addresses by V. M. C. A. workers of national reputation. Dr. I. E. Brown, for many years State Seer rotary of Illinois, now dean of tho Y. M. c. A. Training School, at Chicago, spoke on "Achievements and Trend of the Association Movement." The next speaker was James A. Whltihore, of New York, the secretary of "The Men nhVl Religious Forward Movement.' that. Is attracting such widespread in ! terost In the religious; world at the present time. The last topic of Hie evening was "The Association's Worli Wide Outlook." ably handle.) by Robert E. Lewis, general secretary of th? Clevoland (O.) Y. M C A. Mr. Lewi? was for in. years a secretary in China, and has had a varied experi? ence among the men of that vast em plre Ho held positions as traveling secretary for the International com? mittee, and later tis special secretary with the allied armies in tho great Hover uprising. Returning to the United States, he became State secre? tary of Ohio, and after the death of K. Shurtleff was called to the uren eral secretaryship of the Cleveland as. nbcln Hon. The city men's conference wjis ad? dressed by T. S Williamson, of Dan? ville; Jacob Umlauf and James W. Gor? don, of Richmond: W. S. McClanahan. i>f Roanoke: .1 C Moss, of Lynchburg; W. s. Stulllngs, of BalUmorc; F. S. Morrison, of Washington1. 1?. C. and Robert E, Lewis, of Cleveland. O. Student?' Conference. The college students' conference, held ir: Madison Hall, at the university, had for Its speakers S. \V. McGIll, State secretary, Tennessee: l >r. \V. \v. Brock man, of tho University of Virginia; \V.m, Knowles Cooper, of Washington. D. C.; Dr. Charles W. Kent, of the uni? versity: R. E. Lewis, of Cleveland: T. s Kvans. of the University of Pcnnsyl van la. and Dr. I E. Brown, dean "ol Chicago Training School. Tho college faculty conference war held In the auditorium at Madison Hall end the delegate?} listened to addresso? from Dr. C. E. Bishop, of Williams' burg; Professor I., s. Randolph, ol Blacksburg; T. S. Evans, general sec? retary. University of Pennsylvania; Dr ./. l Ho wo, of Lexington: nr. Ed? win A Alderman, of the University oi Virginia- Dr. w. W. Smith, of Lynch burgj Dr. Charles W. Kent, of the uni? versity, and Dr. R. E. Black well, of Randolph-Mncon College, at Ashland The railroad men mot. at the Chris? tian Churel^ with R. M Smith, of Richmond, presiding. The speaker? v.ere F. s Morrison, Interstate secre? tary, Washington, D. C: G. K. Roper Jr. of Clifton Fbrgei: \Vt C. Montlgnani. f.f South Cumberland, Md.. ami H. O Williams. International railroad secre tary. New York. The county workers and correspond? ing members' conference was held in the Y Af, C, A. gymnasium, and the Speakers were A. F. Roberts, of New York: Dr. I. F. Brown, of Chicago; R. hi. Robinson, international secretary boys" work. New York; T. S. Vance, of Warrenton: John C. Paxton. of Wood? stock, and John R. Pinnler. of Suf? folk. Up to noon only about 200 delegates tad registered at the local Y. M. C. A. umbers came in on the afternoon trains, in time to take In the annual banquet at the armory. A lafe train rpm Dynchburg brought a party of hirtyieight well known business men Df the Hill City. < in in ch?Erimond. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.1 Buckingham. Va., April 7.?Thomas Haines and Miss Mary Edrriohd, ??* Charlotte county, were married on April R at the home of Charles Clay. Rev. Charles Barret 'performed the Ceremony, after which the. newly wed (lod pair left for a trip in the South. SCOTT'S EMULSION lillil i^^?^r^^^P ' ipS* anC^ g'rlS> m?11 ailC* WOmen? ^^^tWv^^^^^^^ rctonia, Rheumatism and Con ^^^^p^^^l^^ It contains 310 alcohol, no ^^^^^^^^^ ALL DRUGGISTS SELL SCOTTS EMULSION is a wholesome, nutritious food Skimmed milk is milk with only the fat removed. All the food solids, the most nourish? ing part of the milk, remain in it. Fat only serves to give heat. The solids called pro? tein are the food in milk that builds body, bone and muscle and makes healthy blood. ALL THE PROTEIN IS LEFT IN SKIMMED MILK. Skimmed milk is more digestible than whole milk. The United States Government says: "The ways in which a skillful cook can utilize skimmed milk are almost end? less and the protein thus added to the daily ration is of1 the utmost import? ance." (U. S. Gov't Bulletins Nos. 74 and 413.) Square Brand Condensed Skimmed Milk is pure, skimmed cow's milk with the addition of pure cane sugar. It gives you more nourishing food for the money than you can get in almost any other way. Square Brand Condensed Skimmed Milk Guaranteed under the U. S. Food and Drug Act If you want Condensed Whole Milk use Hires Brand?the best condensed milk at any price. HIRES CONDENSED MILK GO. , PHILADELPHIA, PENNA. CONFERENCE HELD ON i RACE TRACK MUDDLE Attorney-General Williams, Judge Lawless and Commonwealth's Attorney Discuss Situa? tion?Grand Jury Will Be Ordered to Investigate. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.1 Norfolk. Va., April 7.?Attorney-Gen? eral Williams came down from Rich? mond this morning and for several hours this afternoon was in confer? ence with Judge Lawless, of the Nor? folk County Court; Commonwealth's Attorney Richard Marshall, and the Norfolk county olllcers, relative to al? leged violations of the bookmaking and gambling laws of the State at the Jamestbwn race track. As to what transpired or as to what decision was reached, no one would say definitely. It is denied that the Attorney-Gen? eral visited the track, merely acting on reports received from others. At least no arrests wore made to-day. When seen, Mr. Williams went so far us to deny that he was here on the Instruction of Governor Mann, to look into the race track muddle. Others in lite conference admitted that It was the matter diSjCiissed at the conference. From all that can be understood, there is little moro that can he done (n the matter except that Judge Law? less, who was in the conference, de? clared that he would bring the matter to the attention of the county grand Jury, and instruct them to make a thorough investigation, indicting any who wore believed to be guilty of vio? lating the laws of the State. This is taken to mean that the race? will not be further interfered with i>y officers. It is the opinion of well in? formed lawyers, who have been con? sulted, that there is nothing else to he done, as the warrants, issued against operators have been dismissed, the res? ident magistrate declaring that no vio? lation of the State's laws had been shown; KoreeuMt: !'i?r Virginia?Unsettled Saturday, with rain In central und south portion*; Sunday fair; moderate northeast winds. for North Carolina?Showers nnd cooler Saturday; Sunday probably fulr; moderate, varluliie winds. CONDITIONS YISSTI-ZIt DA Y. Thursday midnight temperature.. 1? S A. M. temperature . Ill Humidity . Iii Wind, direction .S. W Wind, velocity . f? Weather .Cloudv 111 noon temperature . 71 r. M. temperature . 7.'> Maximum temperature up to 5 P. M.'. 70 Minimum temperature up to 5 P. M. 67 Mean temperature . 71 Normal temperature . ;">t fclxcessrin temperature . ;. J7 Deticlencv in temperature since March 1 . S7 Accum. excess in temperature since January 1 . 62 Deficiency in rainfall since March l . ma Accum, deficiency in rainfall since January 1 . 1.40 (OM)ITIOX.S IX llll'OllTAXT C1TIKS (At 8 P. M. Eastern Standard Time.) Place. Ther. II. T. Weather. Abilene. 66 66 P. cloudv Augusta . SO 86 P. cloti.lv Ashevlllc . 6S 7S P. clou.lv Atlanta . 74 Sn p. cloudy Atlantic City.... 54 6S Cloudy Boston . 48 61! P. cloudy Buffalo . 32 36 Clear Charleston . 7<> S2 P. cloudy Chicago . 34 ?.(? Cloudy Calgary . :<S 42 Cleat Denver . 26 50 Clear Diiluth . i *s Cloudy tialveston . 74 7S P. cloudy Havre . IS IS P. cloudy Huron . 4 1 50 Cleat Jacksonville _7t; SS P. cloudy Jupiter . 76 SO P. cloudv Kansas City. 46 48 P. cloudy Knoxville . 52 72 P. cloudy Louisville. 'is 64 P. cloudv .Memphis. 46 IS P. cloudv Mobllo . 74 7S P. cloudv Montreal . 32 40 Cloudy New Orleans_ 76 SI Cleat New York. IS 5S Cleat Norfolk . 72 7S P. cloudy North Platte- IS r. I P. cloudy Oklahoma City.. 5S 62- P. cloudy Ptttsbtirg ?_. . 44 50 P. cloudv Ualeigh . 71 84 P, cloudy Sivannah . 70 S6 Cloudy San Francisco... 54 56 P. cloudv Spokane . 56 56 P. cloudy St. Paul .10 12 V. cloudy Tallinn . 76 SI ClOudy Washington _ 56 66 1?. cloudv Wilmington-_ 70 SI Clean Wytheville . 5S 64 P. cloudv MIXIA T t' It K A I, >l A X A C. April 8. 11? 11. HIGH TfDK. Sun rises. .1.. 5:47 Morning. ... 12:43 Sun gets..*** 6:3J Eveuluff. ... K 1;23 Speakers at Big Rally Urge Better Playground Facilities for Youngsters. For the sake of the children of to? day and tho citizens of to-morrow, several speakers last night addressed I tho meeting of the Federation oi ! Mothers' Clubs, In its tlrst rally of a series to be devoted to the movement of establishing playgrounds through? out the city. The meeting was pre? sided over by Councilman K. R: Kuller, and after his earnest address In favoi of the movement, others followed with addresses as strong. All tho speakers touched upon the urgent need of plenty of playground for .lack and .1111, and it was pointed out. that the child who has tho most chance for fresh air and who is kept from the streets Is the one who will make Ilia best citizen when his voting aeu arrives. Mr. Fuller referred to the necessity of establishing playgrounds, and cited facts and figures obtained l>y him from other cities. Almost every city, he said, has a playground of larger or lesser size, because It had peep proved that the child must have free, rein for his growth, must have, light; air and sunshine, have a chance to be as nature meant that children should be. Mr. Fuller gave great credit to the Council Committee on Playgrounds, of which John F. Don Deavy 1s chairman, and lie paid also a compliment to the F?deration of Mothers' Clubs, which has afforded so much assistance. He urged, in summing up, the establish? ment of a large playground in the central part of the city, '['his had been suggested before, but the property where it was proposed to place the playground has been sold, and some other site must bo selected. Keep Children From Street*. C. B. Cooke also spoke of the neces? sity of establishing playgrounds throughout the city, pointing out the fact that Richmond, so far as amuse? ment for Its children Is concerned, is greatly behind other cities in the country. Major Werner. Chief of Police; urged the necessity of having play? rrrounds, because they keep the chil? dren from the streets. Street children, he said, do not make good citizens, and they will cause trouble as they grow obi er. W. YY. Gillette spoke on the advan? tages of private playgrounds, and of the vast amount of good they liavn done for the children in their neigh? borhood. Re was followed by ? Dr. Frank M. Reade. member of the City Council, who spoke enthusiastically of the good of playgrounds from t.ie viewpoint of health, and he gave a detailed description of his recent visit, to R?chester, N. Y., where he attended the Playgrounds Convention, and re? ceived much Information. Mrs. .1. B. Spiers read an elaborate paper on the report of the official at? tendance to the playgrounds institute held In Baltimore. Instrumental music between the ad? dresses was furnished by Miss F.dna Browning. Op account of illness, Mrs. William Gemmell, president of the Federation of Mothers' Clubs, was absent, but her place was ably filled by Mrs. How? ard Whitlock. ACCUSETrPRfEST FAINTS ON STAND (Continued From First Page.) tilla. ho said, had insulted him. calling him a "Camurrlst pig." "This," said v'ltozzi, "was cowardly, savage and inhuman, while the judge ought to represent honesty." Vltoxzl Is Sympnthctlc. Growing more excited as he contin? ued. V'ltozzi shouted: 'These judges trampled not only upon the human, hut upon the divine law. I reminded them that they must! die, saying: 'Beware, beware, the anathema!' " Urging the priest to calm himself. President Bianchi Inquired whether ho] knew Gennaro Abbatemagglo, the in? former. "No," replied Vitozzl, who added: "All the statements of Abbatemagglo are laise. l will ask him to swear on the ashes of his father and on the ashes oi his dead son. hoping that he will be touched." At this threat, Abbatemagglo. -who had listened calmly from his solitary cage, broke his usual impassibility of manner and replied: "I will swear on anything you Please." Enraged, Vltozzi turned upon his accuser and cried: i "I will curse you down to the sev? enth generation." "I am sorry for you," rejoined the ; informer. At this the priest suddenly changed his tactics, and in a voice tilled with pathos said: ''No. I will not curse you. I remem? ber that I am a priest, and must par? don even those who injure me. I wish to take you to my bosom." In tlie same emotional strain Vitozzl continued with the reference to his mother's gray hairs, until he was overcome and the proceedings halted. COFFER HEART Very Plain in Some People. A great many people go on suffering from annoying ailments for a long time before they can get their own consent to give up t he indulgence front which their trouble arises. "A gentleman in Brooklyn describes his experience as follows: "I became satisfied some months ago that I owed the palpitation of the heart from which I suffered almost daily to the use of coffee (I had boon a coffee drinker for 30 years), but 1 found it very hard to give up the beverage: "(hie day I ran across a very sensible and straightforward presentation of the claims of Postum, and was so impressed thereby that I concluded to give it a trial. "My experience with it was unsatisfac? tory till I learned how it ought to be pre? pared?by thorough boiling for not less than 15 or 20 minutes. After I learned that lesson there was no trouble. "Postum proved to be a most palatable [and satisfactory hot beverage, and 1 have used it ever since. "Tho effect on my health has been most salutary. The heart palpitation from which 1 used to suffer so much, par? ticularly after breakfast, has disappeared ni?l I never have a return of it. except when I dine or lunch away from home and drink the old kind of coffee because Postum is not served. I find' that Pos? tum cheers and invigorates while it pro? duces no harmful stimulation." Name given by Postntn Co.. Battle Creek, Mich. Ten days' trial proves an eye opener to many. Read the little book, "The Road to Wollville," in pkgs. "There's a Reason." Ever rend the above letter? A new one appears from time to time. They arc genuine, true and full of human Interest. A winner! Pick STUD every time. Best makin's ever for roll-your-own cigarettes. Try it in your pipe if you like a ight, but satisfying and fragrant smoke. STUB leads the field because it has no hobbles. Just pure tobacco, clean and sound, without dope or filling. That's why STUD gives a real smoke. It's real tobacco. That's why STUD won't stain the fingers any more than cigars. A nickel buys the ticket. Get on! Every time you see a white horse buy a bag of Stud. HB News of South Richmond South Richmond Bureau. I The Times-Dispatch. 1020 Hull Street. "Phone Madison 17;">. In order to open up the southern extrem? ity of Decntur Street at the point where the Atlantic *" -ist l.lne Hallway tracks cross | this street anil for about a square beyond j a condemnation committee, consisting of A J. Daffron, \V. If. Owons, J. B. Utz, It. D. I Walker and J. E. 'Davidson, was appointed ! yesterday by .fudge E. H. Wells In the Iltis t- i Ings Court, Part 2. This committee was Instructed to set tr work at once arid to arrive at a derision ot the value of the property that must be taken over by the city, and to do everything to expedite, the consummation of the plans proposed. The land to be condemned will probably cost the city several thousand dol? lars. It |s considered a wise move on the part of the city to open up this street while the property which must be condemned can be taken at a reasonable figure. With prop? erty values ns'.ng all over the Sonthslde. arid particularly In a place like this, which reul estate operators recognize must sooner or later be acquit id by the city, the sooner the land Is condemned and the work com? pleted ?he. less it will cost the city. Several small chancery cases were token under consideration yesterday by .?. j'd g,? Wells in the Hustings Court. Part 2, and cases of this character alone, remain of this term's docket. The heavy term of this couiti will ?ionvcr?e Monday morning at 10 o'clock and will probably carry ah'unusu'ii y iota) docket. It Is a remarkable fact that for the las-, i two term's oi the Hustings Court, Part 2 I riot a single criminal case, has been on ih< : docket. Not a "Harefoot" Ilurglar. . back of convincing evidence yesterday morning resulted in the dismissal of t-u charges against Chris Maihcw-, colored thought to bo the "barefoot''burjglar of f?tti est Hill l-ark, In the Ok Grove Court. The negro was arrested after a chase by Officer Flynn about ten days ago and locked up pending a careful Investigation, On the night of his arrest Mathews, who is a nogr ? youth of about twenty, was seen acting In a most suspicious manner and when pursued ", by the officer made his escape. He was recognized by the officer, however; and arrested the following day on a war? rant uhargi or him with being a suspicious character. It developed at the hearing yes? terday th.it Mathews had been employed by a resident of Forest Hill and had been dis? charged on the. morning of the day suspicion was attached to him. The Common wealth could obtain no real incriminating evidence, although the negro had been In trouble on previous occasions, and ho was allowed to go free. The county officers are making an effort to catch tie- man who has recently been conducting stich a successful campaign on Ihr- homes of Korest Hill. The criminal docket of the Oak flrbye Court was heard yesterday by 'Squire Cowan. I of Bon Air. as business prevented the regu-j lar magistrate from sitting. A long docket, of petty criminal cases was disposed of. Bought by Mr. .Morgan. "Meadowvllle." the magnificent river farm I In the CT?sterfteld county shore, has become) the property of S. T. Morgan, of the Vir- I glnln-Carolina Chemical Company. The sium said to have been paid for the rich farm is SI8.600i Before purchased by Mr. Morgan '?.Mcadrfwvillc" was the property of the Bar? ney estate, and was occupied by Dr. George Potts. "Mcaflowvllle.*' with Its C.L'Oa acres of fer? tile Chesterfield soli, is one of the bras place? on the .lames River, and is especially celebrated on account of the unusual rich? ness of its land. This farm offers great, at fraction for huntsmen, as game of every description abounds there, especially water fowls. The farm Is situated on the. river bank about sixteen miles from (he city and about two nilicn from Dutch ?"Jap. Firemen Henl Worker*. Willing to put their best foot foremost In order to hasten tUt> happy 'lay whoa l heir ?ew quarters will bo ready. Ihe newly- elect? ed member of Imagine company .Vo. 13, sta? tioned In Washington Ward, took up tlm shovel nnrl hoe and themselves dug the boiler base in the lloor of the haudsomo en? gine-house In process of construction at the corner of Tenth and IIainhridgc Streets. The boiler In question is lo be placed im ?ned lately behind the engine, and is to he used lo Keep steam constant ly in the engine Iri order that it in ay he ready f'ir nctjon the moment an alarm rings. Among Innovations to.be Introduced In this engine-house js ?? elevator for feed, a thing which Is unknown In oth^r engine-houses In the city, with Captain Cosby superintending and working aa hard as the rC? ths firefighters set to and dug the big hole Fii the host part of two days, mid tn addition built the stalls for the six homes that are to he used In this engine company. The inen fern Immensely proud of their I new home, as la only natural, since It is to I be the finest engine-house south of Baltl I more, and are eager to move in. hut tli< I prospects art) Mull for anything like that tie fore a couple of months. While the building Is roofed and the flooring in, a great amount of interior work remains to ho done, and It is feared that summer will bo here before the building Is r-'ady for occupation. No Vehr of Freshet. While the usually placid old ".Teetnes" Is raging ami foaming. bearing huge tree trunks ;?nd other refuse on the bosom of its chocolate waters, there Is little fear of n rent freshet .lust now. In order to set at rest the apprehension of the river farmers the Weather Bureau has sent out the report that the river is probably at the heighth of Its present flood now. which is many foM I higher thau usual. t I'reshets are to be expected about thin j time of the sprfng, and an abundance of water is being poured Into the river at tho head streams. More, rain fell hist night, which will probably swell the volume ot I water a'trillt?, but unless this turns Into an unusually rainy spell the river will soon re? turn to Its normal. .Marriage at Oak Grove. William Judsoti Stevenson, of Oak Grove, was married to Miss .Minnie I.elgh Nelms. also of Oak Grove. Wednesday night by the j Hev. I). O. Lancaster, pastor of the Oak I Grove Baptist Churijti. I The young couple will make their home I In Oak Grove In the home of the groom. Death of .Mrs. Fan hie Brooks. Mrs. Fannie Brooks, wife of David BC Brooks, oi" 701 Maury .Street, died at hot i home at !? o'clock last night. She was fifty four years old. Death was not unexpected 'as she had been ill for some time. Mrs. Brooks was n member 0( Decatlll Street Methodist Church, from where th: funeral will take plQcc at 3:30 o'clock to? morrow afternoon. Personal and General. Mrs. Sarah Culllncy. of Bin ton. W. Va.. and Mrs. John Oulltiiey. of Biuefleld, W. Va.. arc visiting Mrs. Klrkham, of Rast Eleventh Street. The l.encl-a-llan.l Society of the Bain bridge Street Baptist Church will hnye n peanut hunt for the children In the annex of llio church Friday afternoon. April It, at i o'clock. Th.; entertainment is to he foi the benefit of th" annex fund. The Sewing Circle of the Bainbrldge Stred Baptist Church will have a sale of home-made cakes at Nu nil ally's storo. Twelfth anil Hull Streets. Saturday. April:!?. Boy n I Arch (Jhuptcr, Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons; met last night at S o'clock In tlio Masonic Temple. South Richmond. There was some degree work to he handled. A good crowd turned out last night to tlio "swap party'' given in I Be home of Mrs. IT. j. Perdue, 2101 Boston Avenue, for the hene tli of the parsonage fund of the Anbury Methodist Church. The Orphanage Society of the Central .Methodist (iilirch gave a fa last night In the home of Dr, Cralg, !':.'. Porter Sir-?<?;. Washington Oanip, Patriotic Order Sons of Amer)ca', met Ihsi night at S o'clock (n C'ersley's Hall, Swansboro. Select Council, Daughters of J-llibertyi held Ha regular weekly meeting last night at 1 o'clock in Toney's tfall. New South Council. Junior Order of United American .Mechanics, held its weekly meet? ing last night at S o'clock in the Odd-Fel? lows' Hall. Indianola Tribe, Improved Order of Red Men, will meet Monday night at S o'clock Id its lodge rooms. citizens Kiin.ov counsel to assist commonwealth fSpecial to The Times-Dispatch.] ftonnoke. Va., April 7.?Judge N. IL Hairs ton has been secured to assist Commonweal! It's Attorney Perkins in the case of Mayor Joel Cutchins. who Will he tried on a rule to he issued for him to show cause why he should not be removed from office. A meeting of citizens was held last night, and a subscription was taken to employ counsel to assist the. Commonwealth in the matter. Other able counsel from put of the city will be securod. Cn.ie nt Smallpox. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.1 I larri.-onburg, Va., April 7.?Mem bore of the county board of health went to Island Ford this morning, where Ash'by Morris Is ill with small? pox. A rigid auarantlne is being in? stituted. Morris came from North Carolina a week ago. and It is feared that he has spread the disease through the neighborhood. OXE-LECOBOn MAN IN FIGHT WITH OXE-ARMED WOJHAN rSpccial to The Times-Dispatch. J lliirrisonburg. Va.. April . 7.?F,rom j Augusta county comes a story of a I combat extraordinary. A one-legged : man named Willie Brook ins and a I one-armed woman named Minnie I Drown disagreed as to the ownership j of a stove, and Hew at eac.lt other I hummer and tongs. Despite the miss <ihg limbs, the fracas was not lacking in st.renuoalty,. Nobody was killed, : hut they were tried in Staunton and I t'.ucd $1 each, and costs. lUe.m nt Age of 105 Venn?. Wilmington. N. C April 7.?William Howcll, by authentic chronicle lOfi years old. ami well known in this ! State as "War Pill" Howell, for his record in both the Mexican and Civil ! Wars, died to-day on Iiis farm, near i Cioldshoro. N. C. He was very aetivo tip I to the time of his pitching his crop this year. Olilccrs Elected. Norfolk. Va.. April 7.?The annual meeting of the Norfolk and Ports? mouth Belt Line Railway Company was held here to-day. when officers were elected us follows: president; William A. Pntton. Pennsylvania Railroad; Vieo-President. L E Johnson. Norfolk and Western Railroad; Secretary and Auditor. O. J. Derbusse, Pennsylvania Railroad Company; Treasurer. Cald well I lardy. Norfolk: General Counsel, Thomas p.'Wilebx, Norfolk. HIS BY KS W Ii RE \ST R AI (?11T E NED WITH GLASSES AT SIX YEARS OLD* If you squint, if you have headache, blurring, neuralgia,dizziness, spots before the eyes, winking, trembling spells, nervous and brain affections. Call -.immediately. Spectacles and eyeglasses scientifically fitted. (Cut out this ad.) Office hours:. 2 to 0 P. M., Saturdays 10 to 2 only. DR.-BUTLER? Comer Fourth and Main Streets.