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Personal MRS. JOHN HOWARD EAGER'S ' party, sailing from Now, York on tlio Princess Irene' the last week In May,- has landed In Naples, and will shortly go to -ome, Italy, to spend several woeks. 'Miss Mabel Fletcher, of "The Maples," Fauqulcr county, who spends part' of every winter In Richmond, and her mother, Mrs. Joshua Fletcher, arc members of , Mrs. Eager's party for the summer. Miss Loulle Johnston, of this city, Is also traveling abroad with Mrs. Eager. Miss Teresa Hlgglns and her niece. Miss Kathleen Caughy, of this city, who also sailed on tho Princess Irene, are now In Milan, where they went to Join Miss Caughy's parents. Miss His- 1 gins will not return to Virginia for nearly a year, spending most of hor ; time abroad in Italy and England. Open Country Place. Mrs. Georgo Ben Johnston, and her daughters, Misses Anne Roy. Nlckettl. Helen Rutherfoord and Nannie John? ston, have opened their summer home, "Rock Castle," for the heated term. Mrs. Johnston's home In Goochland has been one of tho most popular country estates In Virginia for many years, and was the scone of some very famous house parties during her early girlhood. Miss Scott's Guests. Quite a party of the younger society set here left Richmond yesterday morning to bo the guests of Miss Iso bel Scott at "Royal Orchard." the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Scott. In Albetnarle county. Infor? mal functions wilt amuse the guests during their ten days' stay at the big country place, and scvcr-e.1 motor par? ties havo been arranged. Miss Scott's guests are Misses Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Strudwick. Elizabeth Witt, Alston Caboll, Marlon and Alice Meredith. Approaching Mnrrlagc. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wilcox McCaw have Issued cards announcing the ap? proaching marriage of their daughter. Ethel, to Philip Tilllnghast Post, the ceremony to take place very quietly on Monday. July 3, at the home of the bride's parents. S2S'/4 West Grace Street. Miss McCaw's family la ono of the most prominent In the State, and although the wedding will be a very quiet one. It Is a very Interesting event to Virginia society. Dlllord?Newblll. Lebanon Methodist Churoh, in Essex county, was the scene of a very pretty wedding yesterday at noon, when Miss Irene Temple Newibll!. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Newblll, became the bride of John Harry Dlllard, Rev. w. G. Boggs officiating. Tall palms hanked the chancel, and llshted candles were used on the altar. The wedding marches from "Lohengrin" and Men? delssohn were played, and Misses Grace and Ruberette Leo sang "Absent" just before the entry of the hrldal party. MIfs Ethel Newblll was her sister's KITCHEN CABINETS are used by 400,000 housekeepers. Ryan, Smith & Co. Special Sale of Suits S35.00 Values, $17.50. M. GOLDSTEIN, Ladies' Tailor and Suit Manufacturer > S. W. Corner Seventh and Frank? lin Sts.. opposite P. O. REFRIGERATORS! Summer Furniture! Our prices are right. Assort? ments large. SYDNOR & HUNDLEY, Inc. ft)l-911-3 E. Broad St. MCi\T F OR Y O UR IVIHii^l P ROTECTION Buy Burrojapg Shoe F. W. DABNEY & CO., Third and Broad "EXCELSIOR" GAS RANGES are sold only by B. SAMUEL'S Entire Stock on Sale at ALBERT STEIN 5th and Broad White Lisle Elbow length Mousquitaires, cool, stylish and comfortable, for summer wear; spe- r*f\ dai.?3Uc Also, Short Chamois Fabric Gloves, white, natural and black; 2-clasp; spe- ?JQ cial. *miOC i III III llll maid o( honor, and wore a gown- of gold colored messallne, embroidered In (lowers, and carried yellow daisies. The bridesmaids were Misses Lucella Braughton. of Spokane. Wash.: Blanche Sinclair, of Newport News; Lavlnla Waring, Orvlllo Street and Laurie DI1-' lard, of Centre Cross, and Kntherlne Ncwblll. of Tappahannock. They woro white lingerie frocks with yellow girdles, and carried bouquets of dai? sies. Hie ushers were M. P. Dlllard, S. Phillips, C. A. Oresham. Clyde Vaughan, Frank Richardson and W. S. Robinson. Robert Grey Dlllard was ; the groom's best man. i The bride entered the church on the I arm of her brother, J. W. Newblll. who gave her away. She wore a handsome gown of white satin, trimmed In pearls i and real lace, and carried a shower bouquet of lilies of thi valley and Bride roses. Her long tulle veil was ar? ranged with a coronet of orange blos? soms. Tuesday night, after the rehearsal, a reception was glvon at the home of j the bride. Decorations were in daisies I and ferns. Mr. and Mrs. Dlllard left [ for a Northorn tour that will Include New York and a trip down the Hud? son. ..Out-of-town guests were .v and -Mrs R. A. Coghlll. of Bowling Green; Mr. and Mrs. W. McD. Lee. of Irving ton: Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Newblll, of Irvington; Mrs. R. o. Pealross. MHi Anlile VaiUrn. of Norlnlk; Dr. and Mn W. H, street, of Richmond: Mrs. rtlch ardsin. of Caroline: Miss Matllo Spen? cer, of Richmond; Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Davis, of Urbanna; Mr. and Mr*. J. R. Saunders. of Lalenda: George Valdcn, of Noifolk; Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Taylor, of Kirg and Queen. In Xen Ilavrn. Mrs. Sam Cohen, of East Grace Street, is In New Haven, Conn., where she went to attend the graduation of her son, who la a student at Yale Uni? versity. Mrs. Cohen lias been very handsomely entertained during her stay North, and has attended the big functions Incident to the com? mencement at the university. Returned to Fnglouil. Miss Lefroy. of Dublin. Ireland, who has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Randolph Caperton, at their luune In this city, for some time past, reached Kngland last Saturday, i,nd is I now In London. Miss Leftov was joined by her brother, the Rt. Rev. the Lord Bishop of Lahore. India, who takes a prominent part In the corona? tion ceremonies. Washington Wedc'lug. The Washington Post of yesterday contains the following article of in? terest here: "A beautiful wedding took place last night at 7:30 o'clock at Rauscher's. when Miss Rita Baer. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Baer. was married to Henry Cullen Straus, of Richmond. The ceremony, which was performed by Rabbi Louis Stern and Rabbi Ed? ward N. Callsch, of Richmond, was at? tended by a large company of rela? tives and friends. "A floral bower was placed at one end of the room, where the marriage was performed, and pink roses and trailing vines decorated the entire floor, which was converted Into a Jap? anese garden. The bride was given In marriage by her father. She wore an exquisite gown of white Charmeuse nnd rose point lace, and carried a shower bouquet of lilies of the valley. Her veil, which was of tulle, was held In place by a cap of orange blossoms. "Miss Alma Baer was maid of honor ? for her sistt-r. Her gown was of white j embroidered marquisette over pink : satin, and she carried pink sweetpeas. I "Miss Celeste Goodman and Miss , Bessie Straus, of Richmond, were the bridesmaids. Their gowns were of white embroidered chiffon over pale blue satin, and they carried pink sweetpeas, tied with blue tulle. "The flower girl, Miss Leonora Straus, wore white over pink satin, 1 and carried a shepherdess hat filled I with pink sweetpeas. Ernest Straus, brother of the bridegroom, was best man, and the ushers were Lawrence Stern. Louis Kaufman, Percy Straus and Arthur Lee Straus, of Richmond; Sam Dlnkelsplel, of San Francisco; Milton Baer and Dave Baer. "The bride's mother wore a gown of black charmeuse and rosi point lace. Mrs. A. L. Straus, mot'-- of the bridegroom, woro white fe-ce over white, satin. "Later in the evening Mr. and Mrs. Straus left Washington for a trip North. Mrs. Straus traveled in a suit of blue serge and a Panama hat. They will make their home in Richmond. "Among the out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Straus. Milton Straus, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Levy, Mr. and Mrs. Rrthur Levy, Mrs. Henry Gunst, Raymond Straus, Miss Irma Straus and Miss Florena Levy, of Richmond." Engugement Announced. Mr. and Mrs- Allen Cnperton an? nounce the engagement and approach? ing marriage of their daughter, Mary Lynn, to William Bishop Melvin, of Newport News. The wedding will take place at the home of the bride's par? ents, "Cherlcoke," King William coun? ty, on July. 12. Prelty Home Wedding. A very pretty wedding was celebrated last evening at 7 o'clock in the home of- the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Horace F. Baker, 312 North Meadov? Street, when their daughter. Miss Flor? ence Baker, became" the bride of Marlon Stuart Branch, son of the late Joseph L. and Alice Ford Branch, also of this city. Itev. B. H. Melton, for? merly of the Marshall ^treet Christian Church, performed the ceremony In the presence of the relatives and Intimate friends of the bride and groom. Smllax and palms decorated the entire houso and pink roses and lighted candlos were used on the mantels. An Im? provised altar of ferns and palms and lighted tapers was arranged at one end of the parlor and all the lights wore shaded In rose color. Miss Myrtle ?Branch, of Durham, N. C. played Lo? hengrin's Wedding March as a pro cesslonal and "O. Believe^ Me," during the ceremony. The bride entered, the parlor on the arm of her father, who gave her away. Sho wore a handsome'going away gown of dark blue satin, hvlth hat and gloves to match, and carried a shower bou auot of lilies of the valley and Bride roses. Mrs. I. Butler Valden, who at? tended hor sister as dame of honor, wore a hand-ombroldered frook of white murqulelto and carried a shower bouquet of Klllarnoy roses. Robert Smith was tho groom's best man. Helen Kasten and Hollowoll Page held tho ribbons, forming an alslo for tho bridal party. They woro costumes of white. Mr. and Mrs. Branch left at onco for a wedding trip North, and will bo at home at 3018 Floyd Avenue after July 10. Quests from a distance for tno ceremony were Miss Edna J. Wlrgman, of Romnoy.W. Va.: Misses Myrtle and Eva Branch, of Durham; Mrs. Ucorge S. Cooke, of Memphis; Misses orn Pcmbcrton and Edna Davidson, of Pe? tersburg: J. J. Baker, of Dayton, U.; Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Scott, of Staunton, and I. B. Valden, of Petersburg. Attractive f.unc>>eona. The Young Woman's Christian Asso? ciation has recontly moved into new quarters at Fifth and Grace Streets. These rooms are fitted up moBt charm? ingly for the comfort and pleasure of the members of the association ana their friends, and a reception commit? tee has been appointed for every day to receive all friends and visitors. There Is a delightful luncheon room called the "Fern Leaf Tea Koom," where the decorations are all In keep? ing with a lovely green color scheme, and baskets of ferns decorate tho llttlo tables scattered about for the guests. There are reading rooms and rest rooms, and all Interested are cordially Invited to Inspect the place, especially this week, which' Is opening week. Miss Katherlno Hawes and Mrs. W, H. Crenshaw are hostesses for Ho-day. Heppen ?I) ?? hurt. A quiet but pretty wedding took place yesterday morning at 6 o'clock with nuptial moss at St. aiary's Church, when Miss Catherine Dehart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dehart, of New Kent county, became the bride of Henry J. Hcppert. son of Mr. ana Mrs. Joseph Heppen, of this city. Father Edwards performed the cere? mony, which was followed by a wed? ding breakfast for the bridal party at the resldenc/e of the groom's parents, 90? West Clay Street. ' Mr. and Mrs. Heppen left at onco Tor a Western tour. IAt Uuckrnc Beach. Mrs. H. J. Gr?ser, with her aaub'? ? ters. Miss Sabina Graser and Mrs. John E. Haaso, and sons, Charles and John, has taken the Richmond Cottage at Buckroe Beach for the summer. The guests there this week have been Misses Helen and Lessic Haase, Pau? line and Louise Hlrschman, H. j. Gr?ser and John E. Haase. In and Out of Town. I Mrs. Richardson and Misses Cols and Kathleen Richardson, with their guest. Miss Mary Miles, of Abingdon, will spend several days at Buckroe this week. Miss A. M. Flood left last week tor her home at "Mountain View," Buck? ingham county, after a visit of sev? eral weeks to Mrs. R. Christian Flood In this city. i ' - Colonel and Mrs. Thomas Nelson Carter and their daughter, Miss Isa belle Carter, will go to the White Sul Particularly the Ladies. Not only pleasant and refreshing tc ] the taste, but gently cleansing and sweet ; ening to the system, Syrup of Figs and ? EJixir of Senna is particularly adapted ! to ladies and children, and beneficial ir 1 all cases in which a wholesome, strength? ening and effective laxative should be ? used. It is perfectly safe at all times and ; dispels colds, headaches and the pain: I caused by indigestion and constipation so : promptly and effectively that it is the one j perfect family laxative which gives satis? faction to all and is recommended by ; millions of families who have used it and I who have personal knowledge of its ex j cellence. j Its wonderful popularity, however, has led unscrupulous dealers to offer imita . rions which act unsatisfactorily. There ifore, when buying, to get its beneficial ; effects, always note the full name of the j Company-^-California Fig Syrup Co.^ j plainly printed on the front of every ; package of the genuine Syrup of Figs and Elixir of Senna. For sale by all leading druggists. Price 150 cents per bottle. i Ask Grocers, Druggists Dealers for POMPEIAN LUCCA OLIVE OIL Genuine?Pure?Healthful Don't shop around for BAR PINS We have a nice assortment at $2.00 up. Smith & Webster, Inc. Jewelers?Opticians, 612 ?. Main St. THE CRAFTS PIANO CO. Now at 121 E. Broad St. Second Door from Second. WAVE YOU SEEN THE New Method Gas Ranges AT Pettit & Co/s? Go to Chaste Trafieri for pure imported Olive Oil. Mad. 1220. 500 West Main St Save money and worry by using a Detroit Jewel Gas Range this summer. J?rgens' Adams and Broad Sts. Four pairs to a box. The four pairs guaran? teed to wear four months or new ones furnished free. Per box, $1.00 phur Springs next week In their au tomobile. Miss Mary Johnson, of thlB city, Is attending the danees at the Virginia Military institute this week. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Trout, ot Olllton Forge, are the guests of relatives hero en route for Virginia Beach. Mrs. J. B. Page has returned to Rich? mond after spending some time with relatives in Lynchburg. Dr. and Mrs. A. S. Valden, of Doe Hill, are In this city for a brief visit, and will later go to Hampton for sev? eral weeks. M\ss Helen Offterdlnger, of Lynch burg, Is the guest ot Miss Sara Fage at her home In this city. Miss Rose Hay ward, of Hoillns, Is the guest of Miss Therese Nurncy In Suffolk for a few weens. Mrs. Henry Bllllngsley, who has bcon ! visiting friends here, has relurnea to her home In Staunton. Mrs. H. Snowden Marshall, or New York, Is visiting Mrs. Otto Theodore Hess at her home on Grove Avenue. K H. Coleman and E.'. S. Klndler, of Mount Vernor, N. Y., are the guests ot Mrs. C. W. Tanner In this city. Mosby?Lwart. (Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.l Bedford City, June 21.?The wedding at high noon to-day of Miss Mary Lil? lian Ewart and Robert Quarles Mosby was an event of great interest. The decorations were very artistic and beautiful, the color plan being green and white. During the ceremony the bride and groom stood beneath two hearts of white flowers, suspended by a love knot of white ribbon. Mrs. S. Hi Burt pre? sided at the organ. The bride entered the church with her aunt. Mrs. J. B. C. Morris, who gave her away. Miss Elizabeth Ewart, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. The groom entered front the vestment room with his brother, Hal B. Mosby. The ushers were Robert W. Withers, J. A. Clark, Hunter Miller and W. R. Phelps. Misses Rebecca Ewart and Clifton Fox, of Lynchburg, were the ribbon girls. Among the guests from other points i were Miss Sallic Campbell, Roanoke: Mrs. Mary Jordan, Mrs. Hubert Fox and little daughter, of Lynchburg; M. p. Burks, Jr., or Roanoke; Mrs. Hancock, of Lynchburg. After the ceremony the couple took the eastbound 1 o'clock train for Old Point Comfort. _._ Crcdle?Swindell. Washington, N. C, June 21,?At the home of Mrs Sallle Swindell, .Mnuis i Point, about tien miles from this city, ! a very pretty wedding was solmenized ! this morning, when Clement Creole, i of Swan Quarter, and Miss Mary Swin? dell, Mauls Point, were marrloa. Tne ceremony was performed by hav. c R. Canlp, of the Methodist Church, at Aurora. Miss Edith Simmons was ; maid of honor, and H. M. Jacobs, ot Oriental, was best man. The Dride was given in marriage by her brother. H. A. Swindell. Little Misses Kuby Swindell and Edna Swindell were flower girls. Immediately artor tne wedding the bride and groom came to this city by boat and left on the Nor j folk , and Southern train for cnar I lottesvllle, whero they will spend tne summer. Rogers?Roberta. [Special to The Times-Dispatch ] South Boston, Va., June it.?A pret? ty home wedding was celebrated at 5 o'clock this afternoon at the home or the bride's mother, Mrs. Annie Beaz ley Headspeth, when her daughter, Miss Carrie H. Roberts, become the bride of Benjamin R. Rogers, both of ! this place. ! In the absence of the bride's pastor. I Rev. J. H. Doan, of the Baptist Churoh, Rev. H. G. Crews, of Scottsburg, olfl elated. Little Mteses Virginia Head? speth and Wilma Doan, were tlower girls. Miss Nannie Rogers, sister or the groom, was maid of honor, ana Will Burnette acted as best man. Tne brldo was given away by her grand-' father, R. Hunter Beazley. Both tne bride and groom are well known here, and have many friends. CERTAIN PLACES Witnesses for Ware-Kramer Company Tell of Methods Used to Attract Trade. [Special to The Tlrpes-Dispatch.] Raleigh, Ts'. C, June 21.?After ad? mitting, during cross-examination that extended through yesterday afternoon and this forenoon, in the trial of the Ware-Kramer Company vs. American Tobacco Company damage suit, that he wrote numerous letters that showed the use of free goods, special 5 and 10 per cent, discounts, and other con? cessions on his part for the Ware Kramer Company White Rolls: as against the American Tobacco Com? pany goods. Samuel Kramer, vice president and sales manager for Ware Kramor, reiterated, on direct examina? tion, that he did not resort to those methods except In the places indicated by the letters, and that these were outside of traveling salesmen terri? tory, and in lieu of expense of sales? men. The defense insisted that Atlanta and Lynchburg, at least, wore sales? men territory, where these concessions were shown to have been oxtenstvely practiced. In closing cross-examina? tion, boxes of cigarettes wore produced for the jury to inspect. Various lawyers wero Jokingly askod to produce their favorite brand, and In the midst of -tho merriment Judge Connor headed them off with the face? tious remark that'"evory one of you; who has the cigarettes ought to bo indicted for carrying deadly weapons." H. M. Kramer, son of Vice-Presldent Samuel Kramer, and salesman for Ward-Kramer Company In North Caro? lina, told of building up an extensivo trade- on White Rolls In Charlotte, ,Wlnston-SaIom> Concord. Newborn. Wilmington. Orconsboro, Durham, Ashsvlllo and other towns to the point whore about 75 por cent, of the wholo trade was White Rolls, and of the Amorlcan Tobaco Company's Introduc? tion of frco goods, rebates, coupons and other concessions, and tho conse? quent dwindling of While Rolls to 10 per cent, of the whole trade. 11c told of tho Amorlcan Tobacco Company giving a 25 cent -pockotknlfe with overy 25 cents' worth of cigarettes at Intervals, to push their brands among consumers. On cross-examination he admitted writing a letter from Washington, N. C. reciting that ho found that "hard Cigarettes and not coupons" woro tho cause of complaint ogalnBt White Rolls from that quarter. A letter he wrote from Charlotte, asking that 10.000 sample cigarettes be sent him to Asheville tor trade there, he admitted. He carried sam plo cigarettes all the time, and distri? buted about halt to consumers, giving the rest as he chose to retailers or Jobbers, as special bonus for pushing Ware-Kramer goods. A letter was produced addressed to him from F. D. Ware, telling him that the anti-trust fight In the North Caro? lina Legislature ought to help them wonderfully, and asking him to talk anti-trust law and the terrible oppres? sion of trusts In North Carolina all he could. ? He said he did not do this mission? ary work, but usually confined him? self to presenting the merits of his goods. Scott?tlonilurnnt, (Special to The Tlme3-Dlspatch.J Rice, Va., June 21.?A marriage of widespread Interest was solemnized at Panola to-day at 0:30 A. M? when Miss Mattle Louise Dondurant, tho daugh? ter of Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Bondurant. be? came the bride of Ernest W. Scott, of Amelia Courthouse. The hall and par? lor were beautifully decorated in ferns and daisies. The bridal party entered the room to the strains of "Mendels-, soim's Wedding March," rendered by Mrs. C. B. Bowery, of Burkovijle. Rev. I W. j. Shlpman performed the ceremony. Miss Bertha Scott, alstcr of the groom, and SutA Bondurant ushered In the bri? dal ptrTy. Mlsa Ida Bondurant directly preceded the bride, who came in with Miss Bessie Bondurant. the maid of honor. She was met at the altar by the groom, with his best man, Polk Wiley, of Richmond. Mr. and Mrs. Scott took the 10:30 train for West Point, where they board? ed a steamer for Baltimore, Washing? ton and other Northern points. They will be at home to their friends at Ame? lia Courthouse after July 1. Petition in Bankruptcy. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Lynchburg, Va.. June 21.?J. L. Dan let and E. M. J-Ioward. late partners, trading as Daniel & Howard, who oper? ated a general country store at Boons boro, Bedford county, have just filed a voluntary petition Jn bankruptcy in the Fcdjial court here. The debts of the partnership are scheduled at $1,174.78, and the assets, which consist of ac^ counts, aggregate $500. There are thirty creditors, twenty-eight of whom are located herj, one In Chicago and one In Newport News. Injured by Jumping From Train. (Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Farmvllle, Va., June 21.?William Weaver, a prominent young farmer of Lockett District, Prince Edward county, was thrown beneath a passenger train hera this afternoon, and one of his feet was cut off. He came to Farmvllle for medicine for a sick member of his fam? ily, and undertook to alight from the train before It had reached the station. The Food-drink for All Ages. For Inf ants, Invalids, and Growing children, Pure Nutrition, up building the whole body, Invigorates the nursing mother and the aged. Rich milk, malted grain, in powder form, A quick lunch prepared in a minute. Take no substitute. Ask for H OR LICK'S. in Na Combine or Trust Every Roll of G. BS. COa's "Pearl" ROOFING TIN Has the trade-mark of qtality. Richmond, Va. "Spring Tonic." Long Island Malt $1.50 Dozen. NUTRITIOUS APPETITE CREATOR. Hermann Schmidt 504-6-8 E. Broad St. I Roman Sandals in Every Size AT Clearance Sale Wash Goods begins this morning. Electrical Shoe Shine5c CIGAR. COMPANY'S STORE. 836 E. Main Strwt. MERCHANT LOSES HEAVILY BY FIRE Store and Warehouses of Henry Sherman at City Point Destroyed. MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL Wholesale Grocery Store Rob? bed?State Meeting of Colored Pythians. Tlmes-Dlspatch Bureau, 109 North Sycamore Street, Petersburg, Va., June 21. The store and two warehouses at City Point, owned and occupied oy Henry Sherman, ono or the leading merchants of tho place, were destroyed by lire this morning between 12 and 1 o'clock, with the entire stock of gen? eral merchandise. Tho store was quite a large frame building, with a hall for meeting purposes on the second floor. Last night a meeting of the local Camp of . oodmen 'of the World was held In this hall, the camp adjourning about 10:30 o'clock. All of the paraphernalia and furniture was In tho hall. The tire was discov? ered shortly after 12 o'clock In tne store building, but nothing could then be saved. Mr. Sherman's loss on build? ings and stock exceeds ,o,50t), wttn i only partial Insurance. Meeting of Couucll. The final meeting ot the Common Council for tho fiscal year now clos? ing was held last nig-.t. All unex? pended balances of the year's appro? priations to the various departments wero ordered carried over to th<8 new fiscal year, beginning July 1, and all municipal accounts for the month of Juno were ordered to bo paid. a no Council heard an . -dress by B. L. Purcell; of Richmond, of the state Pure Food Department, ,n reterenco to the thorough protection of tooa supplies In the city, and with special reference^ to tho needed Improvement of sanitary conditions at thu Old Mar? ket. Sir. Purcell urged that the mar? ket houso should be screened and a new flooring laid. He was Informed by the chairman of the Finance com? mittee that an appropriation of $l,aUU had been made for this purpose, wblch Mr, Purcell deomed suti.-ient. No new business was transacted at this meet? ing. ? Store Bobbed. The wholesale grocery store of tho Manson-Gill Company (Inc.), on Utd Street, was broken into from the rear some time Sunday night nnd rouued of a quantity of goods?how much is i not yet known. Entrance was cnect ed by sawing away the iron bars of a large window. The prints or wheels at the rear showed that a wagon was used to haul away the stolen goods. The rtrm has not yet been able to dis? cover exactly what was taken. Keducing Force. The Norfolk and Western ltallwar Company, It Is stated, has recently re? duced Its force to some extent on the Eastern division of the road, between Crewo and Norfolk. It is said that a number of llremon and braKemen have been relieved and ? several engineers and freight conductors havo been re? duced, due, U Is alleged, to the sea? men's strike. Dentil Of Mrs. u t tu- r land. Mrs. C. E. Sutherland, aged eighty seven years, passed away at an enny hour this morning at tho home ot her eon at Sutherland's, In Dlnwiddie county. Her health had been falling for some time. She was widely known and groatly esteemed In tho county. She is survived by three sons and one daughter?Vv. E. and A. J. Sutherland nnd Mrs, J. C. Spain, of Dlnwiddie, and J. W. Sutherland, of 1'etersburg, The last named Is a member of the grand Jury now Investigating tho Ap pomattox Trust Company cases, and It was on account of his mother's 'll ness that the grand Jury was yester? day adjourned over for a week. Death of Cheoterlleldlnn. M. G. GUI, a prominent farmer ana esteemed citizen of Chesterfield, died at his home In that county about 4 o'clock this morning. He Is survived by three daughters?Mrs. T. B. Wil? liams, Mrs. R. L. Slmonson and Miss Ellle Gill. Deceased was seventy three years old. The funeral will take place from Mt. Gl lend Church to-mor? row afternoon. Fire Iii Prince George. About 3 o'clock this morning the residence of William Horua, a Bohe? mian farmer In Prince George, acci? dentally caught fire and was destroy? ed. Eew of the family effects were saved. Mr. Horalc lives on the Camous Zoruba farm, near the Dlnwlddla line, and Is a prosperous farmer. Gathering of Colored I'ythlans. Tho meeting of the colored urnnn Lodge of Knights of Pythias of Vir? ginia In Petersburg has attracted a great gathering of members of the order m tho city. Tho Grand Lodge is holding its sessions in hJbenezer Baptist Church, with a full represen? tation. Members of tho order began coming In- yesterday and have been pouring In to-day from all sections of the ait a to. Three long exoursion trains?one from Richmond and be? yond, one from Norfolk and one from Roanoke?brought in companies Of the Uniform Rank of tho order ana I crowds of friends. The colored people of the city are recelv'ng and entertaining the vis? itors with gladness. The day is a holiday for the colored people, and thoy have decorated their houses and churches and places of business in honor of tho Grand Lodge. Tho First and Second Regiments ot tho Uniform Rank, or military branch of tho order, fully 1,000 strong, es? corted the Grand Lodge In n parade through tho principal streots this ar tornoon and out to the baseball park, where the companies engaged in com? petitive drill In tho presence of many thousands of people. The parade was A very handsome affair. With hvo bands of music, flags (lying and varied uniforms, tho regiments marched with perfect discipline and precision. Tho brigade marched undor command ot General John Mitchell. Jr., of Ktcn mond, who was attended by tho mem? bers of his stau?Colonels Crump, Fer? guson u - Wyatt and Major D. u, Cornish. To-morrow night a banquet, will do given In honor of ms Grand Loage and visiting Knights. As no hall could be found in tho city large enough to accommodate the big crowd at the banquet. Parke & Young, proprietors, generously-..aurrrmrtorofl the spacious floors of Moore's Warehouso for the purpose. The colored people wore al? lowed to decorate the warehouso and placo electric lights In the streets. Sole of pinvriddle Lot?. About fifty acres of land of the "Dunedln" farm, In Dlnwiddie, a short I distance- from Petersburg, Oolonging 'For the Groom?and other* interest-' ed in the marriage ceremony. Schwarzschild Bros. Kichmond'a Leading Jewelers. . 11 " 1 V; to Captain Charles T. Lasatter, vroro/' divided into building lots and sola at auction to-day. Tho sales aver agod J245 par acre. Only a small part of the property was offored for, salo to-day. General Newa. John G. Dunn, of this city, was ono of tho successful bidders for tho i per. ! ?cent. Pannma Canal bonds. He was. awarded tlO.000 at 103.26, and ?10,00? at 103.50. The Petersburg primary for- the nomination of a candidato for tue Stato Senate, will bo held on the day of the Stato primary, as will also the Dlnwlddie and Prince George prlma- ; rles. Byron Monroe Stewart, the three- u year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Stewart, died this morning of pneu? monia. James Brockwell. a well-known drug; . clerk, Is very sick. SHIPMENT OF POTATOES ' FROM EASTERN SHORE I.ocnl rtnlnn Grently Benefit Crops. Circuit Court Still In Session. fSpeclal to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Onancock, Va., June 21.?The shlpi ment of round potatoes from the East-t em Shore began last week in lower; Northampton. From Bay View to tbei Point, local r-lns were a great ad vantage, and the crop in that section. Is superior to any other part of. ,the> Peninsula. In Accomac a few farmers began digging yesterday, but the small yield soon made them stop. A mod? erate rain throughout the county Mon? day night will mater.ally help tho crop, but It cannot now under any cons ditlons be more than half of the" or? dinary yield. Entries are being mado for .Educa? tion Day at the Keller Fair. In the spelling class there are sixty scholars representing sixteen schools, and in the boy farmers' class twenty-threo scholars, from seven schools. The annual pony penning on Chinco tcague Island will take place July 3d and 27. In a recent contest for a prize of fb for the fastest oyster shucker on Chln coteague, Wlllltm Adams shuckea 300 In sixteen minutes. His competln tor, Cornelius Bradford, shucked 'ill. Jj Tho Circuit Court la still In session engaged principally In chancery mat? ters. Last week five persons, all col? ored, were convicted of felonies, And sentenced to penitentiary terms. The contest of the will of Alias Mary . a. Macon was postponed until October. Barton K. Lllleston. of Accomaa Courthouse, has announced his candl-: ( dacy for floater delegate from Acco? mac and Northampton. Under previous arrangements, Accomac was allowed tue Senator and one delegate, ana Northampton a delegate, known 'as. tne floater, each county making the nomi? nation, and the other approving at the general election. It IS* ndw proposed I that the counties shall together make tho primary nominations and' without regard to the residence of candidates. Dcatroyed by Fire. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch. J. Hampton, Va., June 21.?Tho barn and outhouses on the farm ot P. H. Topping, in York county, were totally destroyed by fire this morning. Tho loss to Mr. Topping will reach $1,600. The origin of the blazo Is unknown. The Newest Effects in ii With Cut Steel Buckles EVMOURCYCLE it woiVf hurt ijouif ijou ( Take ? for Indigestion Constipatlon^DijspepSta^ AJLiquid After DinnerDtyestanf ASK YOUR DRUGGIST 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. Low Prices on PORCH FURNITURE at Jones Bros. & Co., Inc. 1418 East Main Street. Words Fall to Describe how deliclouely ecld and palatable. Is Liggett'* Orangeade.' Made from orange juice only, it Is' puts and healthful. There'* nothing like it at tho fountain.. Sold for 5c. only at' Polle Miller's, Tho Rexall Store, i S31 Eaot Main Street.. . ', IF IT'S MADE OF WOOD WE CAN MAKE IT.