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Personal THIS past weck has been Mied with beautiful balls at tho various colleges In the State. At the Unl %erslty of Virginia two very attrac? tive house parties were entertained by students in honor of visiting girls j attending linals there, und (Milte a num. | bor of Itlchmuud people were present ] at the three big germans that took place. The linals at Washington and JJfciJ I University, which also look place lasl j week, were unusually brilliant and j lurgoly attended by guestH from a dls- i tunce. The linal ball, which Is al- | ways one of the notable events of ? the college your, was danced Wednes- \ day nlghi and the assembly guests en- '. tortulned at a very beautiful ball. Miss '? Margaret Uatardy, of Birmingham, j Alii., who is well known In Virginia : society opened the ball .with itnbort i Thatcher.' president of tho Ocrinan i Club. Miss La tardy wore a gown of j Imported lace built over white satin ' and embroidered In pearls. All of the | girls taking part In the opening figure l carried immense bouquets of Amor.- ? loan Beauty roses, and the favors for j the evening wore very unique. Supper ! was served at midnight and some sev- | oral hundred guests were entertained. 1 IX IJ. Hull, formerly of this city, j cat t ied a charming parly of guests j from Boanokc to I>exlngton In his i (Uator to attend the ball at Lexington ! last week, visiting places of Interest In j I he Vaiioy of Virginia before their j return tho latter purl of the week. | Mr. Hull's party included M ss Mary j Stuart iC'ocke, Dr. Hugh Ha gun. of j Baltimore; Miss Boaa Bogers. of Roan- | okej and Robert Moseby, also of that ' city, Other Rlchmonders present at the ball were Miss Uucy Gwaihmey. bliss Mary Belle Hobson. Miss Bcntley Wysor. Miss Kllxu >eth Preston; Mor- i ton Keith, William ~ackEon. The big functions for this week In J i'.exlngton will be the halls given at j th<- Virginia Military Inslitute by the j cadets and officers. The V. M. 1. balls ] ui<- famous throughout the country, ittid will be very handsome affairs. In- j deed. Richmond girls attending llie'.ll ; will be Misses Uallas Bee, Lois : Richardson. Conwny Flaming, Kath erlno Hagan, Mrs. Juliet C, Keith, Misses Emily Wade and Virginia Chcs. tcrinan. 'lit At tend Triennial Meeting. Colonel W. Gordon McCnbe left the city yesterday morning for Washing? ton, nnd attended the President's sil? ver wedding at the White House lasi night. From Washington he (?oos direct to Newport. R. I., to be pres? ent at , the triennial meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati. Colonel Mc Cabe Is a delegate to the meeting from the Virginia Society of the Cin? cinnati, of which he'is president. ?it he r delegates from the Virginia FOflety are Dr. George Ben .Johnston, ]>: Julian M. Cabell, Francis Jenkins, i l Chicago, and Joseph Dong, of Adapted (or all Baking Save money and worry by using a Detroit Jewel Gas Range this Stimmer. Adams and Broad Sts. Low Prices on PORCH FURNITURE at Jones Bros. & Co., Inc. 1418 East Main Street. HAVE YOU SEEN THE. New Method Gas Ranges j at Pettit & Co/s? "EXCELSIOR" GAS RANGES are sold only by No One 1? Knocking Llsgctt's Orangeade, for every knock Is a boost. It's the most palatable and refreshing drink at the foun-j tain to-day. Served Ice cold. Made from, pure orange Juice only. Sold for 5c. only at Polk Miller's, Tho Rexall Store. SJt Bast Main Street. Dainty summer models of most fash lonahle materials. F. W. DABXnY & COMPANY, Third nnd Ilrnod Street?. J. B. losby & Co. Clearance Sale Wash Goods begins this morning. ?;???? ft-.<viyci. ?..manis bn <>:?>o\ Slipon , For Women. Tan, rubberized, plaid back. Special, Same as above for children; Now York. Immediately after his re- ! turn from Newport. Colonel McCabo ! ?VII sail for Kurope. In the White Star | steamship Celtic. IntcrcNlIng Announcement. The engagement of Miss Nolta Oviatt, j only daughter of Dr. c...i Mrs. C. W. i Oviatt. and Dr. 11. C. Willis, of Vir- j glnla, was announced recently at an ! elaborate dinner party given by tho ' parents of Miss Oviatt at their coun? try place on the north shore of Lako R?tte dos Morts, Just outside of j Oshkqgh Dr. Willis Is a native of Richmond, nnd a graduate of the Medical College of Virginia, and has been with the celebrated Drs. Mayo, at Rochester, Minn., for the past two years. In addition to his college train? ing here, he has done post-graduate work at Harvard and Johns Hopkins, lie is a brother of Dr. Willis, who is associated with Dr. George Ben John- ! ston, In this city, and will shortly j take up work In Richmond. The summer home of Dr. and Mrs. , Oviatt at Dindenwood was decorated I for tne occasion In a profusion of Klllarncy roses anu pink lights. The ' p riots were hung with a drapery of i pink roses, and In the library a com- j hlnatloh of pink and white peonies ' decor;.ted the room. in the dining- ! room pink roses wer used every? where, und the centrepiece for the 1 table was it huge basket of the same 1 Mowers with streamers of p nk tulle. | Miss Oviatt is a charming society | girl and a very lalented musician. She | has been prominent In society In Mil? waukee and Madison Hince her debut j i last season, and the wedding will be < an event of unusual brilliance and social Importance, i a \ 11 u t in ii? Isaucd. Mr. and Mrs Lawrence F. Sullivan ; have Issued invitations for the mar- j rlage of their daughter, Adelaide and ; Mlnltrce Jones Fulton, the ceremony to take place at the home of the bride's parents, 1115 Grove Avenue, on the evening of Wednesday, Juno L'S, at 7 o'clock. At Temple l.odCc. Dr. Charles S. Gardner, of Louis? ville, Ky., former pastor of Grace street Baptist Church, in this city, is spending the summer months at "Temple Lodge," the home of Mrs. I Robert Todd, on Chestnut Hill. Dr. Gardner has been the house guest of Mrs. B. D. Van Burc-n on West Grace Street, for the past several weeks, and Is supplying at Grace Street Baptist Church for two months, i.ninln Wedding. ? A marriage of much interest here took place on Wednesday evening at 6:30 o'clock. June 14, In the First Bap? tist Church. Augusta, Ga., when Miss j Ceclle Meyrlck Bosnian became the bride of Harry Campbell Valden. Rev. Ashby Jones, asslsied by Rev. Joseph Sevier, of the First Presbyterian 'Church, performed the ceremony. Sim? plicity marked t>very detail of the wedding, which was one of the no? table gatherings of society of the sea- ? son, and delicate ferns, tall palms and | numerous lighted candles decorated j the church for the ceremony. The bridesmaids were Misses Bessie ! Frye. Florence Mounce, Ceclle Smith 1 and Hazel Brand. They entered sing? ly from the side aisles and wore lin- . gerle frocks with picture hats, trimmed ? in pitiK roses, and carried great bouquets of pink rooes Ana trailing fern caught with pink tulle. Mrs. ! Frank Hill, of Kentucky, matron of I honor, wore a gown of rose-colored ! messallne with a overdress of pink i marquisette caught with roses and j (inlshcd with gold embroidery. Her hat was pink chip, trimmed with pink j (lowers, and she carried while roses. ; Miss Gladys King, of Richmond, at- j tended the bride as maid of honor. | She wore a lovely gown of white mes- I saline, veiled In whito embroidery marquisette, with a white picture hat. She also carried white roses. A. Baudry Moore, of. Savannah, attended the groom as best man, and the ushers Included Daniel Halford, Frank Calhoun, Van Holt Garrett, Edward Tuttle. of Jacksonville; Frank Hill. Of Kentucky, and Lorraine Tompkins, of Richmond. The bride entered with her father, | George Bosman, who gave her away. | Her wedding gown was of duchess : satin, made with a court train and veiled In silk marquisette embroidered In Bride roses. Duchess lace was used on the bodice, and her tulle veil fell from a lace cap caught with flowers. She carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley and Bride roses. At tlie reception following the cere? mony, decorations were In marguerites and ferns. Mr. and Mrs. Valden left j at once for an extended trip, visiting Canada and places of interest North before their retui.. to Augusta. The bride's parents formerly lived In Virginia, where they are promi? nently related, and Mr. Valden Is a son of the late Dr. Valden, of Goshen. Mrs. Ro3a Lee King, of Richmond, an aunt of the groom, wore white mar? quisette, hand-embrolderod In coral and a white picture hat trimmed In willow plumes. Clarke?Tremor. William E. Clarke and Miss Eleanora Tramer, both of this city, were quietly married on Wednesday evening, June 14, the Rev. Father Edward, O. S. B.. pastor of St. Mary's Church, perform? ing the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Clarke left Immediately after the ceremony for Washington. Returned to the City. Miss Sadie Jeffrcss and Miss Lynn Lewis Jones, who have been the guests of . relatives at Hampden-Sldncy Col- i lege for the past ten days, returned to i their home In this city on Saturday af? ternoon. Miss Jones attended the dances given at that college finals, and a number of charming functions were given In honor of Miss Jeffress and Miss Jones during their stay In Farm vllle. Sil?? Crawford's Weddlnjr. Quantities of lovely pink, flowers, with a background of palms and fernB, hanked the chancel of tho chapel at the Virginia Theological Seminary, near Alexandria, last evening, when tho marrlago of Miss Alice Laurie Crawford, daughter of the dean of the seminary and Mrs. Angus Crawford, ! to tho Rev. Oscar de Wolf. Randolph, son of Mr. and Mrs. Isho/n Randolph, of Chicago, took place. The bride, who wore a gown of heavy white satin, trimmed In real laco and festooned with orange blos? soms, entered the chapel on the arm of her brother. Or. Charles B. Crawford, who also gave her away. Red long veil of Illusion was arranged with a coronet of orunge blossoms, and she carried a showet bouquet of lilies of the valley and white sweet peas. Miss Beatrice Vir? ginia Crawford was her sister's muld of honor, and the bridesmaids Included Misses Edith Houston. Charlotto Brown, Elizabeth Lloyd, of New York; Sarah Hamilton, of Petersburg: Kath? leen Bruce, of Richmond: Alice Rob? inson and Lcttlce Clarke. They wore costumes of French voile trimmed' with hands of pale pink satin, and carried shower bouquets of pink sweet peas. Robert Isham Randolph was the, groom's best man, and tho ushers were Willlum Meudc, Gaylord Clarke. Churchill Gibson, of Richmond: Ar-j thur Arrington, Robert Conrad. S.! Wellford Randolph, .lames Cheston,1 Dr. W. B. Marb?ry, of Norfolk: Dr. J. C. Burke and Dr. Archibald Randolph.1 Little Miss Lucle Lee Klnsolvin^, of Baltimore, a cousin of the bride, was j flower girl. A small reception followed the cere? mony at the home of the bride's pa-j rents, after which Mr. and Mrs. Ran-1 dolph left for a European wedding trip. Guests from a distance for thej ceremony were Mrs. George C. Drexcl, of Philadelphia: Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Houston, of Philadelphia; Admiral j Casey and family, of Washington; Mrs.] Gaylord Clarke, of Mobile. Ala.; Mrs.' Bevcrley Mason, of Washington. Ordulned To-DPy. The Rev. George E. Zachary, of Frcdericksburg. will he ordained priest I by Bishop Gibson at Holy Trinity Church this morning at 7 o'clock. The ordination sermon will bo preached by Chaplain W. W. Blander, United States Army. Fort Myer. The presentation 1 will fie made by the Rt. Rev. Robert A. Gibson. Ilarvle?Kent. Mr. and Mrs. .lohn B. Kent have sent out invitations for the marriage of their daughter, Frances. to Lewis Edwin Harvle. of this city. The cere? mony will take piace on Tuesday eve? ning. June 27. at 7 o'clock. In thej Presbyterian Church at Max Meadows. ' Va. The wedding Is of much interest to Richmond society, Mr. Harvle being | a son of Major and Mrs. John B. Harvle, of 302 South Third Street. A number of Richmond people will at? tend the ceremony. In and Out of Town. Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Vandcr Hoof will leave town Friday to spend some time traveling In the North. Mrs. Robert G. Scott, Mrs. Kitty Scott McGllvra and daughter have gone to the coast of Maine, where they have opened their home for the summer. Joseph F. Leonard and Cecil W. OUR STOCK OF Perfumes and Toilet Articles include a full representation of the best manufacturers of New York London-Paris. T. A. MILLER CO. Druggists, 519 E. Broad. Mad. 3199. Hourly Deliveries. Food Store OLIVE SALAD. We are the sole agents for this Salad. It beats the world. No social function can be a success without it. 25c per bottle. A hot weather drink. Keep your liver right and you won't be cross. Buy of us a bottle of Ajonticello Virginia-Norton Claret, 50c, or a bottle of Plain Virginia Claret 25c, and all will be well. The New Up-Town Store. Geo. McD. Blake & Co. Fancy Grocers; No. 00 Broad St. Phone Mon. 512. BUTTER NUT EVERY OTHER DAY. NOLDE BROTHERS. Electrical Shoe Shine5c A T. GRAY CIGAR COMPANY'S STORE. 836 E, Main .Street. REFRIGERATORS! Summer Furniture! Our prices are right. Assort? ments large. SYDNOR & HUNDLEY, Inc. 701-9U-3 E. Broad St. f Men's Pure Thread Silk Hose A 75c value for K Another lot of Silk Hose, some of them sold up to 50c per pairOT Sale pfice, u*%jC J Hevors arc registered at the Chalfonte Hotel. In Atlantic City. George A. Lyon Is extremely ill at his residence; 301 East Grace Street. Mr. and Mrs. Alex Varrlngton arc visiting the former's parents. Mr. :.:id j Mrs. H. S. Varrlngton. In this city. Miss Lucille Culllngsworth, who has ; been a student at Wilson College, j Chambersburg. Pa., for two years, has returned to her home. 1522 Grove Ave- j nue. ! - J Miss Cook, Miss Curtis, Mr. Fleming. ! Douglas and Laura Curtis are the' guests of Miss Mabel Herdy. i John M. Anderson, ol 1S29 West i Cary Street, has returned home, after \ a visit to the family of O. C. Ports, at Clifton Forge. Va. , J. C. Siewer3, accompan'ed by Rev. j Father Kaup, of Sacred Heart Ca? thedral, left yesterday for a tour of Germany and Switzerland. They are expected to return after about three ' months. Mrs. R. J. Price and two sons are the guests of the former's mother. [ Mrs. J. H. Lester, at 32H East Broad Street. Miss Ruby V. Schoenbcrger is visiting Mrs. Frank Bell at her homo In Wash? ington. K. J. Rouse and R. McC. Bulllngton are spending this week at the Tale Spring Hotel, in Tennessee. Miss Eleanor Hlgglns, who has | been In Atlantic City for several weeks. Is now the guest ot friends In New Tork. Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Jervey, with their son. of New Orleans, ari In Pow hatan county visiting Mr. Jervey'sl mother at St. Helen. Mrs. Daniel Herbert Schweyer and little son. English, have returned to Easton. Pa., after a six weeks' visit to relatives here. MEMORIAL SERVICES OF FREDERICKSBURG ELKS Graven of Decenned Members Decorated With Flowers?Ground Broken for New Church. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Frederlcksburg, Va., June 19.?;The Elks" lodge of this city held memorial services last evening. The fcilks marched in a body to the City Ceme? tery where the graves of the de? ceased Elks were decorated with flowers. Those members are r-ugeno Bode, E. A. Br?lle. S. S. Cadot. Wroatns were sent to decorate the graves of members who are buried elsewhere. They are Mlchcal Long, in Philadel? phia; C. Ws Fullerton. Everett, Mass.; E. W. Mills. In Carolina county, C. K Massey, Spotsylvania county. Ground was broken to-day tor the erection of a new E'plscopal chapel at Truslow's Store, In Stafford county, three miles from this city. Funds for erecting the chapel were raised By subscriptions. The services will be supplied by ihe rector of St. George's Church, of this city, and others from time to time. Tag iJay, held here Saturday for the benefit of the Volunteer Fire De? partment of this city, was very suc? cessful, the sum of $150 being realized. During a storm last \veek a colored man was struck by lightning ana killed in Essex county, near Cestre Cross. C. C. Warner, of the same county, lost a valuable horse, which was killed by lightning. The Society for the Perservatlon 1 of Virginia Antiquities has paid on the last of the debt on the old his? toric Rising Sun Tavern In this city, j and now the owners of the property | are clear of all lncumbrance. Approaching Marringe. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] South Boston. Va., June 19.?An ap? proaching June wedding of much In? terest Is that of Miss Mary Hyde Fowlkes to Philip Howerton Kasey, both of this place. The marriage will he celebrated Wednesday, June 2S, at noon,'at Trinity Episcopal Church. The rector. Rev. H. G. Lane, will be the celebrant, nnd the wedding march will be rendered by Mrs. Alexander R. Green. The bride-elect Is the daughter] of Vlrginius Lee Fowlkes. After their i honeymoon they will return to South , Boston, where they will reside in the | future. BOWLING ALLEY DESTROYED. Earl?- Morning; Fire In Pulnskl Threatens Great Destruction. [Special to The Times-Dispatch ] Pulaskl. Va., June 19.?What came very near being a disastrous fire oc? curred here last night at 2 o'clock, when the ten-pin alloy of Askew & Martin was destroyed by fire. The drug store of A. H. Jordon & Co. was In Imminent danger for some time, hut tho heroic work of the firemen and the fact that no wind was blowing provented the fire from spreading be? yond the alley, which was totally de? stroyed. The origin of the fire Is not known. The loss Is covered by Insur? ance. Calllfl?Bender. [Special to The Tlmcs-Dlspatch.] Weldon, N. C. June 19.?Miss Re? becca Bender and S. W. Callls, both of Petersburg, wore married ncre to? day. Wound May Prove Fatal. [Special to Tho Times-Dispatch.] Wilson.' N. C, June 19.?Coon Pon? der Is expected to die from a pistol wound received at the hands of John Hogwood, a well-known farmer of this county, Saturday night. Tho nen quarreled over an account. Hogwood drew his gun and shot Ponder In the breast. Tho wound at first was not considered serious, but fatal result Is now feared. Hogwood is under ar? rest. Trigger?Green. Frederlcksburg, Va.. June 19.?Amos Trlggor and- MIss Mary Green, daugh? ter of Mr. and Mrs.-"William Green, of .this city, were marrlod hore last eve? ning at the residence of Rev. r. a. Williams, who performed, tha coro mony. PETERSBURG ENDS ITS FISCAL YEAR Common Council Will Wind L"p Financial Matters To ' Night. y. m. c. a. plans new home George F. Ornisby to He Tried for Lunacy?Other Peters? burg News. Times-Dispatch Bureau. 100 North Sycamore Street. Petersburg, Va.. June 13. The Common Council will Hold Its final meeting of the present llscal year j to-morrow night. The object Is to wind up all llnanctal matters for the year, order the payment of all ac- i counts for June and carry forward to: .the new year beginning July 1. all unexpended appropriations. It is not] expected that any new business will be Introduced at this meeting. Among the appropriations to be carried forward arc 115,000 for fur? nishing and completing the new t.ee and Jackson public school buildings on Washington Street, for which tnt. sum of ?iO.OOu was originally appro? priated, and 512,000 for the erection of necessary buildings on the ground; of the Pair Association. The city erects these buildings and retains pos? session of them. They arc in course of erection now. V. M. C. A. Home. It Is probable that during the com? ing fall or winter, when conditions ar? favorable, an active and determlnea hurry campaign will be mado here to raise funds for the building of a home for the Young Men's Christian Asso? ciation. The association owns a ttne site on Washington Street, has tne nucleus of a library and has some thousands of capital at its command. It has also a largo pledged member? ship, conditioned on Ihc building ol a suitable home. The Income from membership will be more than sum clent to meet the current expenses ot the Institution. About jto.oou win be needed to build the home as plan? ned,'and to secure this tho campaign will be made at such time as tne board of directors may suggest. Gnln Week for Colored People. This will be a gala week ror the colored people of Petersburg. Tne colored Grand Lodge of Knights ol Pythias of Virginia will meet here in the Ebenezer Baptist Church to-mor? row, and will be In session for tout days. The occasion will attract a large gatnerlng of the members of the order and their friends. There art two regiments of the Uniform Kann of the order in the State, embraoing some twenty-five or thirty companies These regiments will parade on Wednesday, and on Thursday the com? panies will engage In a competitive drill for prizes to be offered by the Grand Lodge. A banquet is to De given the Grand Lodge members. Flue New Pipe Organ. The congregation of West End Bap? tist Church yesterday morning decided to purchase a fine pipe organ for thelt church at a cost of ?3,000. The church will bear the expense of making the necessary change Ijj the building ror the installation of the organ, and will add other improvements at a cost ot ?500. It Is announced that the en? tire amoujrjt for organ and Improve? ments has been raised by subscription. Personal Intelligence. Miss Mary T. Pattcson and her aunt, Mrs. Randolph Barksdale, left for Now York this morning, whence on Wed? nesday they will sail on the Oceanic, of the White Star Line, for Europe. They will be abroad all summer. Mrs. J. M. Pleasants left yesterday for Gwynedd Volley, Montgomery county. Pa., to visit Mr. and Mrs. Irvln King. J. Hampden Slater, a well-Known merchandise broker of this city, who has been confined to his home by sick? ness for some days. Is gradually im? proving, and is now able to sit up. James 11. Bailey and W. W. Warren, who represented Post C in the con? vention of the National Travelers' Pro? tective Association in Philadelphia last week, have returned home. They speak In terms of highest praise ot the hospitality and courtesies of the posts and people of Philadelphia. The body of Mrs. Catherine C. Cham berlalne reached here this atternoon from Baltimore, and was burled in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery In Blandford. Methodist Sunday Schools. The monthly meeting .of the Meth? odist Sunday School Association was held yesterday afternoon at the church in Ettrick. All of the schools but J one reported, showing an aggregate I register of 1,970; average attendance, 1.497; per cent, of attendance, 75, and money collected. SHS.91. To lie Tried for Lunncy. George F. Ormshy. who has been persecuting his wife, from whom he Is separated, in many efforts to secure possession of their child, is now under arrest in Washington, and Is to he examined for lunacy. Though he has failed In every attempt* lie has made In the court to get the custody of tne boy, he has persisted In these ettorts to an extent to bring the case under the head of persecution. He has llg ured In the Hustings Court and tne Police Court In this city, and each time met with prompt rebuff, in tne last instanco the Commonwealth's At? torney warned him to leave Peters? burg or he would have him brought before a commission for committal to an asylum. Judge Mullen. Clerk uu liam, Commonwealth's Attorney Mann and Chief of Pollco Ragland have been summoned to Washington to appear as witnesses against Ormshy, and the accused has had subpoenas Issued lor Judge Watson, Judge Barham. cx-Uov crnor Montague, and others to appear in his behalf. I Injured In Auto Accident. H. P. Harrison and James P. Banks, of Petersburg, were painfully Injured this evening while automoblllng >.n '? the turnpike in Chesterfield county. Mr. Harrison was driving his own car, in which were Mr. Banks, and seven! othors, and in attempting to pass Bart lett Roper's car, In which were Mrs. Nat Roper, Mrs. Paul Roper and Miss Mary Roper, his car skidded, and see? ing that he would strike tho Ropisr car. Mr. Harrison threw his machlna Into a telegraph pole. His car struck tho post squarely, and rebounded, striking tho Roper car, upsetting th.f. i machine, and all the occupants of b.Mb i cars were thrown on the ground. None i of the women wns Injured, but Mr. i Banks was severely bruised about the I right hip, and Mr. Harrison rxcolve.l i a doep cut on the sldo of hU face. TRUST METHODS Testimony of New York Jobber in Suit Against American Tobacco Company. REQUISITION FOR WOMAN Raleigh People Fleeced by Al? leged Fortune Teller. Raleigh. N. C. June lP.?To-day In connection with the trial of tho H. 250,000 damage suit of tne Ware Kramer Tobacco Company vs. tne American Tobacco Company for injury to the business of the plaintiff by Hie trust methods of driving out compe? tition, there was lite reading of n deposition of A. H. Hllman, tobacco jobber, of New York, and the oral tes? timony of J. E. Morgan, freight agent, nnd J. R. Ilardic. express agent, at \\ II son. Hllman testified that in Oreater New York up to the time tho Metropolitan Tobacco Company- was formen ano given exclusive trade for Creator New York in American Tobacco Company goods there were 250 or more tobacco jobbers in New York, nnd that since the Metropolitan came into the tlcin he and about all the other* have been forced out of business. lie testihoo that ropoatcdly he worked up a prof? itable trade in one or another Inde? pendent brands of tobacco, and each tltno the manufacturer would be bought out by the American Tobacco Company, nnd this trade turned by the American Tobacco Company over to the Metropolitan Company and their excluslvo Jobbers. Ho estimated that lho business of tho American Tobacco Company in New Y'ork has Increased in tho moan time from about so per cent, to 90 per cent. He admitted, on oross-examination, that ho preferred to handle Independ? ent goods, and that he Is now an In? dependent tobacco manufacturer, and is being sued by the American To? bacco Company for a,n alloged In? fringement of a brand. The State's prison authorities cannot understand how It could have been possible for tho big log house at the Transcontinental convict camp, In Hay wood county, to collapse as it did Sunday, killing four convicts and in? juring six others, throe so seriously that they arc being sent back to the hospital of Central prison here tot treatment. The houso was built espe? cially as a stockade for the Stato con? victs, and was S0x30'feoL Tho con? victs were only sent to tho Trans? continental lust Monday. Tho news of the disaster camo from J. B. Hos klns, In charge of tho camp, who wire,} from Watervlllo Sunday afternoon. Diamonds If your Diamond is selected from thh store it is doubly appreciated. \Vc han> die only the finest quality gems. Schwarzschild Bros. Richmond's Leading Jewelers, Second nnd Broad Streets. ? ? ? Mr. Tonneli. chief clerk at the prison, left here at once to look Into too ; matter, and soe that everything pos? sible was done ' for the convicts nntl precautions taken to avert further .ac? cidents. This morning lt. L. Council, general counsel for the Transconti? nental, wired that the camp was In good order again, that medical aid had been procured for tho Injured, and tho threo most seriously hurt were being ' sent back to Raleigh. As yet it is not, know whether the log siocltado Just collapsed or whether It went down In tho midst of a stdTTn In tho moun? tains. The Rnleigh authorities have pro-, cured from Governor Kltchln a re? quisition on tho Governor o? Mary? land tor Madam Hunter, the fortune ttllcr, who worked a number of peo? ple here for considerable sums ot money under promise that she would cxerciso her mystic powers in their behalf for the solution ot family com? plications and the averting of per? sonal calamities, which she represent? ed to thorn were Impending in ono form and another. The requisition has been sent to Maryland with a view to ascertaining whether It will be honored before tho expense of winding an olllcer to Baltimore for the fugi? tive is Incurred. In the meantimo the Information has buon received hero that the woman has given V-.500 bond for her appearance Friday, when tho matter of whether tho Maryland au? thorities will allow her extradition is to bo decided. Madam Hunter made her biggest known haul here, through an Imposi? tion on tho credulity of Mrs. Amlie O. Fatman, , well known dressmaker, for whom Bho undertook to exercise her magic In bringing back a near relative, concerning whom she was greatly disturbed. Tho money was obtained at different times In Instal? ments, as the charm was being worked. She obtained $200 from a negro wo? man, Viola Watson, whom she was to save from a terrible aittlctlon thai she rapresentod to the credulous wo , man that she was about to be plagued with, through tho conjuration of an enemy. A scaled box was gtvon har as a talisman, to open which would mean death to her. This Was carried to Chief of Police Stell by. the wo? man, after she becamo convinced that she had been Imposed upon, and tho chief opened It, to find lns"de a black? ish powdor, harmless and worthless. I Chnrtors wore Issued to-day for three now corporations?The Franklin Club (Inc.), IyOulsburg, for tho soclnl and literary botterment of Its moni? tors, AV. M. Boone and others lnoor porators; The Cross Motor Car Co., Fayettovllle, capital. $25,000, by J, 33. Ellington. A. A. McKoathan and oth? ers, for a general garage ands auto? mobile business; the Hope Day Nursery (Inc.), Wlnston-Salom, for taking caro of the children of negro mothers who work out. ^^\rJB(RY woman who is well posted buys only trade-marked goods. She takes no risks, for the refutation of a successful product is too valuable to allow any deterioration. Thousands of women buy " Queen Quality ' shoes simply because years of experience has taught them that any shoe stamped "Queen Quality is sure to be absolutely good. New Location. N. W. Corner Third and Broad Street^ Mineral Spring Water is An Investment Incomparably more judicious than in Government bonds. The one brings Health and Happiness?the other may bring neither. Wake up to the living fact?PANACEA WATER is a boon to humanity. If you have not done so, try it and feel ?the benefits it bestows. 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