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Social and
Sir ALL. and Informal dinners at tho
Country Club of Virginia havo
amused society hore this week,
and very gay affndra they havo been to
bo sure, with bowls of lovely pink
flowers on tho tables and roso-ahaded
lights. Most of them havo been served
on the terrace looking down toward
the rlvor, and the club has been crowd?
ed every night. Thursday evening no
less than slxly people, comprising var?
ious small parties and Individuals were
dlnod at the club and a larger number
camo out later on for mero com?
fort of sitting on the. wldo lawn
and porches of the clubhouse. Some of
those noted wero Misses Lucy Ford
Wortham, Mary Crump. Fannlo Miller.
Eleanor Montgomery, Leonora HftTslcy,
Mr. and Mrs. Logan Colsan, Mrs. Buch?
en, Dr. Warren, John Cuohlns, D.ibney
Lancaster, Charles Wortham. III., Dr.
White, Mrs. George Mason St. George
Cooke, Mr. and Mrs. Oodwln Boy kin,
Lewis Grant, Soddon JonoB, Mr. Tins
Icy, Miss Clalro Tlnsley, Oeorge Beed
and others,
The clubhouse will be tho centre of
attraction for smart Hocloty again this
afternoon, and music and dancing fol?
lowed by Informal dinners will amuse
the guests.
neturoed to Richmond.
Dr. and Mrs. W. II. Street havo re?
turned to the, city after an extended
wedding trip, whioh included New
York, Albany, Buffalo, Niagara Falls
and Toronto. On their return to Vir?
ginia they visited Dr. Street's home In
Eessex county nnd attended the re?
ception and wedding of his cousin, Mlssj
Irene Ncwblll, to John Harvey Dll
lard. Mrs. Street was before her mar-:
rlage Mlsn Bliss Williams, of this]
city and Buckllngham county. Dr. and
Mrs. Street are not at 115 East Frank-i
Jin Slicct.
Danilu nl?Mnnnnnl.
St. Pcters's Church was the scene of
an unusually pretty wedding on Thurs?
day afternoon when Miss Marie Man?
nonl became tho bride of Antonie Da
mlahl. Palms and ferns, Interspersed
with lighted candles adorned the altar
and santuary of the church for tho
ceremony. The bride wore a lovely
gown of soft white satin, veiled In Im?
ported chiffon, and her long tulle veil
was fastened with a coronet of orange
blossoms. She carried a shower, bou?
quet of Bride roses.
Lieutenant Bart Mannonl, Emory
Clayton. Harry Hudson nnd F. M. Ca
tognl. Jr.. acted ns ushers. Mr. and Mrs.
Damian! left immediately for an ex?
tended Northern trip that will Include
visits to New York. Canada and Phil?
adelphia. Mr. Damlanl Is a son of tho
United Slates consul at Bastla, Corsica.
Simon Damlanl. and among the guests
from a distance for the ceremony was
Lieutenant Bart Mannonl. of the French
navy, stationed at Toulon, France, who
Is a brother of the bride.
A very handsome dtnnor, given In
honor of the bride; took plnco on Wed?
nesday evening.
At Country Places.
Dr. and Mrs. Ennlon G. Williams and
their children left. Richmond last week
for their new country place, near Ca
tawha, where they will spend most of
tho heated term. Dr. WllllHms re?
turned to tho city scvcr.il days ago.
The Williams home noar Catawba was
formerly tho residence of Miss Belle
Lester and Is situated In an ideal part
of the State.
Mr. ancl Mrs. J. Bandolph Tucker
hive returned from their wedding trip
Adapted for
all Baking
Roman Sandals
in Every Size
400,000 housekeepers.
Ryan, Smith & Co.
Summer Furniture!
Our prices arc right. Assort?
ments large
701-911-3 E. Broad St.
S3S.00 Values,
K . $17.50.
Ladies' Tailor and Suit Manufacturer
S. W. Corner Seventh anil Frank?
lin Sts.. opposite P. O.
Pettit & Co/a?
In marquisette and net, inser?
tions of Val. and Cluny, with
round or sailor effect.
land r.ro the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
I Harry St. George Tucker, at "Col Alto."
near Lexington. Their wedding took
place In Richmond tho first week in
June, and after a visit to Lexington
and relatives In Powhatan county, Mr.
and Mrs. Tucker will reside In this city.
Cards have been received hore an?
nouncing the marriage of Miss Ethel
ICerr, daughter of Mr. and-Mrs. Wil?
liam J. Kero, and William ft. Harrcll,
the ceremony having taken place on
Tuesday, June 20, In Washington. Mr.
and Mrs. Harrcll will be at home at
220 Denny Street In this city, after
Juno 25. .
j .Miss Stimner Entertained.
Dr. F. B. Perkins and Walter Chand?
ler entertained a'few friends very at?
tractively at their apartments In
High Point, N. C, In ijonor of Miss
Mae Bumner. of this city, who Is visit?
ing Mrs. B. A. ReRt, end Mlos Doro
Keorncr. of Kernersvllle, who Is tho
guest of Mrs. W. E. Snow. Five tables
were entertained and supper was serv?
ed at the conclusion of tho game.
Itcturnrd to the City.
Max E. Ruchrmund, son of Carl Ruehr
mund, a well known architect here,
returned homo on Thursday from the
Virginia Military Institute where he
has Just graduated as civil engineer,
with the degreo of bachelor of science.
Accompanying Mr. Ruehrmund was his
sister, Miss Jeanette Ruehrmund, who
left Richmond a week ago to attend
finals at the Institute.
In and Out of Town.
Miss Elizabeth Martin, of Norfolk,
Is visiting Miss Rebecca Cordon at
her home, near Westhampton.
Miss Grtco Tyler, of Hampton, is
the guest of friends in this city for
several weeks.
Mrs. Ixmls Seay, of this city, Is
spending some time nt Columbia as the
guest of Mrs. Goorge Huckstep.
Mrs. Irvln WllllamB, of Hlchmond,
Is visiting Mrs. D. G. Smith at ner
home In Newport News.
Albert Fletcher, of Warrenton, and |
CapuJn. Richard Henry, of this city,
were .-ccent guests of Dr. Howard
Fletcher, In Fairfax.
Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Tyler and two
children, who have been guests ot
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Persinger in Salem,
have returned to the city.
Miss Mattlc Mae Cornett. of Elk
Creek, who has been tho guest of her
sister, Mrs. W. E. Burgess. In Scotts
vllle. Is now the guest of friends here
Mrs. L. L. Bass, Mrs. J. L. Cox, Jr.,
and daughters, accompanied by Mrs.
Norman and daughter, of Lynchburg,
left Thursday for Buckroe Ueach.
Miss Merle Page, who has been vis?
iting friends in Richmond since at?
tending finals at Woodberry Forest,
has returned to her home in Nortolk.
Mrs. Alfred Henderson McDowell
and family left yesterday fr?r Hugue?
not SprlngB, where they will occupy
their cottage for the summer.
Professor John C. Robertson, of
New Tork, hns been the re~cent guest
of R. S. Robertson and family in
Blackstone this week.
Robert B. Wood left town yesterday
for his bungalow In the mountains ot
Bath county.
Mrs. John A. Jones, of Petersourg,
is the guest of Mrs. Val .Stein at her"
home In this city.
Mrs. William R. Terry, or Hicn
mond, Is visiting her daughter, Mrs.
T. Walker, near Bedford City.
- -
"J. N. Powell, who has "He"e"n a guest
of Mrs. E. L. Miles In Scottsvllle, has
returned to Richmond.
Mrs. R. II. Woolfolk and her daugn
ter, Susie, of this city, are the guests
of Mrs. A. M. Wheeler 5"t~"her nome
in Norfolks
A. M. Kent, of Hoswell. New ilexlco. ?
who has been visiting in Charlottes- j
ville. is now visiting friends in tnis i
city. ?
Mr. and Mrs. B F. Wolfe nave re?
turned to their home In WHIlamsburg j
after a brief stav In Richmond.
Mrs. Frederick Curd, of Norfolk, is
the guest of relatives here for .the
Mrs. M. S. Gleason, accompanied by |
her niece. Miss Lottie Phillips, ol
Chnrlolfesville, is the guest of Mr.
and Mrs. Lewis Kennedy.
[Special to The Times-Dlspa tch.]
Bedford City, June 23.?At tho hand?
some home, on Peaks Street, of S. M.
Boiling a beautiful wedding ceremony
was solemnized nt. 9:30 yesterday
evening, when his youngest daughter,
Miss Elizabeth Brecklnrldge Boiling,
became tho bride of Churehll) Gibson
Chnmberlayne. of Richmond. Rt. Rev.
Robert A. Gibson. Bishop of the Dio?
cese of "Virginia, and uncle of the
groom, assisted by Rev. T. C. Page,
rector of St. John's Episcopal Church,
of which the bride 's a member, cele?
brating the rites.
The ceremony took place in the spa?
cious hall, which was artistically dec?
orated with plants and white flowers.
There were no attendants except the
members of the Sunday school class of
the bride, who formed lines on e'ther
side of the broad stairway of the hall,
down which the bride and groom de?
scended for the ceremony. These wore
M<Sses Evelyn Heuser, Katharine
Clayton, Sally Nichols, Mary ; Oliver,
Jean Clark. Gretchen Bell, Belle Jor?
dan. Katharlno Page, Robecca Ewart,
nnd Carrlo Graves. Delicious refresh?
ments were graoefttlly served.
Mr. and Mrs, Chamberlayno loft on
tho eastbound Norfolk and Western
train at 1 o'clock A. M. for a visit
to Canada and other ? points. Upon
their return they will bo at home here
i for a while before going to Richmond,
whore Mr. Chamberlayne will engage
In tenohtng.
Tho guests from other points pres?
ent were: L'shop R. A. Gibson, Mrs.
Edward Plcasants Valentino, Mrs.
Richard C. Scott, Miss Chamberlayne,
of Richmond, sisters of tho groom;
John Hampden Chamber layno. and
Lewis Farko Chamberlayne, of Rich?
mond, brothers of the groom; Miss
Anna D. Boiling, of Washington, aunt
of the bride; Miss S. Melville Boiling,
of Staunton. her cousin; Cary B. Hol
comb, of Seattle, Wash., uncle of tho
brldo; Miss Donna P. Will, of Lynch
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.]
Lynohburg, Va., Juno 23.?A pretty
home wedding was solemnized Wednes?
day ovenlng at 6:30 o'clock at tho homo
of Mr. ana Mrs. G. A. Christian, when
their daughter, Miss Mary, was wedded
to Abner L. Belcher, of Wilmington,
N. C. The home was beautifully deco?
rated for tho occasion, and the vows
wcro said beneath an arch of ferns and
daisies. Tho ceremony was performed
by Rev. R. M. Chandler, pastor of Cen?
tenary Methodist Church.
Miss Nora Witherlto was the maid of
honor, and Harry Christian was the
best man. .After a Btay at Wrlghtsvlllo
Beach, N. C, Mr. and Mrs. Belcher will
go to Wilmington to reside.
ISpeclal to The Tlmep-Dlspatch.]
Lynchburg, Va., Juno 23.?James L.
Klrby, of Lynchburg, and Miss Gladys
Sattet white, of Bedford City, were
married Wednesday afternoon in
Washington, the ceremony being per?
formed by Rev. G. J. L. Hunnlcutt, of
the Presbyterian Church. A number
of Lynchburg persona were present at
tho marriage.
Invltntlonn, Issued.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Frodericksburg, Va., June 23.?Cards !
are out for the msrrlage of Miss Lot?
tie R. Bellows, daughter of Captain
and Mrs. Joseph F. Bellows, of Lan?
caster county, to Thomas Whltlleld
Moore, the ceremony to take place at
the Methodist Church a* Whttestone,
Lancaster county, on tho afternoon of
Thursday. June 29, at 2:30 o'clock.
Plen In Abatement Filed by Griffin
Hnlitend Is Sustained.
AVashlngton, June 23.?Holding that
the use of the books of an involuntary
bankrupt ? before a grand Jury for the
purpose of securing an Indictment or
a person Is a violation of tne consti?
tutional privilege not to no required
to bear witness against himself, Chief
Justlca Clabaugh sustained the
plea In abatement filed by Griffin Hal
stead, formerly a well-known broker
here, against two Indictments returned
against him for alleged false pretenses
and embezzlement.
The government will note nn appeal
from the aclton of the court.
Found Ilend In Field.
[Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch. 1
Frederlcksburg. \'a.. June 23.?f. AV.
Tlnsdale. of Orange county, went out
In his Held to catch a horse. Not re?
turning, a search was made by his
family, and he was found dead In the
field. It Is supposed he was kicked
by the horse. He Is survived by Ills
wife, two children, his mother, two
sisters and two brothers.
* Killed by Lightning.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.1
Frederlcksburg, A"a., June 23.?AA'es
ley Washington, a white boy, was
struck and killed by lightning while
working on the farm 'of Frederick
Hume. In Orange county, thinning corn.
To Get
Us Beneficial Effects
Always Buy the (genuine
Sold by aU leading
OneSizeOnlv.SOY o Bottle
Dainty summer models of most fash?
ionable materials.
Third nud Brond Streets.
Go to G3b.a&ie
Traf ieri for pure
imported Olive
Mnd. 4220. f.OO West Main St
Good as the Name. Virginia Made
1009 E, Main St
Check Muslin
Knee length Drawers
and sleeveless
sale price,
Petition Filed Asking for Local
Option Election in July
'or August.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.}
Staunton. Va., June 23.?a petition
has been filed In -the Corporation Court
Blgned by 214 qualified voters, asking
that a local option election be or?
dered to take place In July or August.
The necessary signatures to secure an
election number 126.
Tho last local option election *?;>.?>
held July 22, 1909, so that the election
thin year cannot tako plnt^ botore
that date. At the last elecft^n me
city went dry by 25 votes.
Both sides have been getting ready
for tho election for several months,
seeing that poll taxes \V6Te paid and
all eligible persons registered who
could be persuaded to register. The
election will bo strongly cdTitestod on
both sides. ?
The Civic Club, composed of women
of Staunton, banded together to beau
' tUy the town, clean It up and keep It
clean, held Its first public meeting
I since organisation last night. Mrs. M.
JVI. Caldwetl. of Roanoke, delivered an
address on the subject of civic better?
ment. Mayor H. H. Wayt also spoito
on the same subject, explaining a num?
ber of views of changes made In vari?
ous places.
.Southerners Determined to Keep Da
vIs'fi Body Scrvnnt on Pay Roll.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch. J
Washington D. C, June -3.?Keep?
ing tho body servant of the President
ot the Confederate States of America
on the payroll of the United States
Senate, Is tho task that Southern Sen?
ators have undertaken.
James Jones, an Indian, who was
President Jefferson Davis's valet, and
who claims that ho alone knows where
Is the great seal of the Confederacy, ]
will lose his place If the Senate adopts]
the Lodge resolution for the reduction
of the number of Senate employes.
He has been there for many years.
For two years he has been so feeble
that he has, it is said, been unable
to attend to his duties.
Southern Senators declare to-day,
however, that Jones's long service en?
titles him to a holding of the place,
and they will make a light for him.
Jones has had unusual prominence
lately. Senator Bulley, of Texas. In |
a recent speech before one of the Con- |
federate societies, had Jone3 to come
upon the rostrum, where the Senator!
told Jones's story of the seal of the
Confederacy. Jones frequently is
called a negro, but he prides hlmselt
upon being an Indian, a descendant
of the Cherokees. P. H. McU.
Alfalfa Club Organized.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.J
Turbevlllo. Va.. June 23.?Colonel T.
O. Sandy, of Burkevlllo. Va.. State
agent for the Farmers' Demonstration
Work of Virginia, addressed the farm?
ers last night in the Turbevillc High
School auditorium. After the addros's
an alfalfa club was formed, with four?
teen members. A. A. Owens was elect?
ed president; J. J. Oliver, vice-presi?
dent; J. P. Wllklns. secretary.
This club is for Mt. Carmel district,
and It is proposed to have an alfalfa
club in eacli magisterial district in !
Halifax county.
j Woman Beat Into Insensibility j
j by Unknown White Man.
Search in Progress.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Spencer. N\ C. June 23.?Mrs. C A.
Rozzel, wife of a well-known employe
of the Soulhern, at Spencer, was
knocked Into insensibility last night
and the house robbed by an tinknown
young white man. The houso was en?
tered by a window, which was broken.
A bed slat was used by the burglar,
who assaulted Mrs. Rozzel when she
was awakened. Her screams were ',
heard by neighbors, and she was found ;
unconscious on the floor. Every room |
In the house had been ransacked by
the burglar, who accomplished a great- !
or part of his work before awakening
the family.
Mrs. Rozzell was sleeping with a j
three-year-old daughter, and her hus?
band was at a lodge meeting. A phy?
sician was summoned, and rendered
every possible aid, and while her con?
dition is precarious. It is thought Mrs.
Rozzell will recover. Bureau drawers,
bpd clothing and wearing apparel were
scattered over the prem'ses by the
Efforts were made by Chief or Police
.1. R. Cruse to get bloodhounds from
Lynchburg. Danville. Stntesville and
other places, without avail.
Tho . burglar Is described as being
six feet tall, wore a black, soft hat,
and In shirt sleeves. Officers are
working hard, on the case and are
watching every road from Spencer.
Suspected of complicity In the rob
berjt, an assault of Mrs. Rozzell. four
persons were arrested by Sheriff, Mc?
Kenzie, In various parts of Rowan
county, to-day. Two were released for
lack of evidence, and two are hold for
Investigation. A large butcher knife,
and a. chisel were found to-day. where
they were left In the room of Mrs.
Rozzoll last night, and it Is believed
tho murder As woll as robbery was an?
ticipated. Tho Injured woman, who
waB knocked sansoless wltH a bod slat
by the burglar last night. Is resting
well to-night.
Petersburg Company to Spend
To-Night and Sunday in
Camp Near City.
Negro Badly Injured?Verdict |
for $100 in Favor of
Tlmes-Dlspatch Bureau,
109 North Sycamore Street,
Petersburg', Va., June 23.
Tho Petersburg Orays will lake tholr|
first practice march ot the summer to
morrow. At 6 P. M- they will]
march out to tho Country Club, and]
spend Saturday night and Sunday
the club grounds, shelter tents being]
used for Bleeping purposes. Instruc?
tion will bo given In guard duty and
there will be drills. Tho company will
go to tho annual oncnmpment at Cul
Speeding In Chesterfield.
Many citizens of Chesterfield living
on and near tho Turnpike Road aro
vigorously protesting against the high
speed of automobiles on that road, and
have taken steps to slop It. Accidents
havo occurred and dangers threaten to
travelers on the road.
liMdij Injured Mnn.
About 6 o'clock this morning, Gus
Smith, a negro, was found helpless and
badly Injured, lying near tho Const
Lino track in front of Burns & Camp
boll's Btoneyard, on Washington Street.
He had a long cut on the side of the
face, an ugly wound back of tho ear,
and It In believed thoro Is a fracture of
the skull. The man was unable to glvo
any explanation as to how he had re?
ceived his Injuries, cxo.opt that ho hnj
been "beaten up" by an unknown per?
son. The police are disposed to be?
lieve that Smith, while Intoxicated,
had stumbled through tho stoneyurd,
and In doing so had fallen against the
granite pieces, and so hod cut and In?
jured himself. He was tnken to tho
Suit Decided.
In the Hustings Court to-day, the
suit of H. P. Taylor, of Richmond,
against M. A. Frln, of this city, was de
elded In favor of tho plalntlK. Mr.
Taylor's horse was Injured some tlmo
ago In Richmond by nn automobile
owned by Mr. Frln, and suit was
brought for $200 damages. Tho Jury
found for tho plaintiff In the sum of
Personal Notes.
The Thursday Bridge was entertain?
ed nt the homo of Mrs. M. C. Jackson,
on High Street, yesterday. Prizes worn
won by Mrs. It. T. Dnnnnn and Miss
Lizzie Fetid.
Miss Mnry Meede Bernard, who spent
tho. winter and spring In York, Pa., has
returned to the city, and Is visiting her
sister, Mrs. W. A. Worth.
The Rev. Richard Dodge, of Jackson?
ville, Fla., is her* to assist the Rev.
D. H. Bolston. of the Second Presbyter?
ian Church, In his work during the
summer months.
I Mrs; Francis Rawle Wndlelgh, Mrs.
! Richard Bagby ami Miss Bettle Floyd,
j have gone for the summer to Walnut
Hill Springs, near Goshnn, Va.
Miss Elsie Young, of Richmond, Is
visiting the city as the guest of Mrs.
Colin D. Spotswood, on Flllmorc Street.
The Rev. Charles R. Strlbllng, pastor
of Tabb Street Church, and fainllly, aro
away on vacation for va month. Mr.
Strlbling will return each week to hold
Sahhath services
Hrlilur on Eire.
The long trestle bridge of the Sea
hoard Air Line Railway', over the Ap
poniattox. caught die yesterday after?
noon from sparks or hot coals from an
At Fountains & Elsewhere
Ask for
The Original and Genuine
The Food-drink for All Ages.
At restaurants, hotels, and fountains.
Delicious, invigorating and sustaining.
Keep it on your sideboard at home.
Don't travel without it.
A quick lunch prepared in a minute.
Take no imitation. Just say "HORUCK'S."
In No Combine or Trust
it wont hurt ijou if uou
Take ?
for Indigestion
Constipation ^Dijspepsia^,
A Liquid After Dinner Digcstanf
Hosiery, Glover, and Ribbons at
special prices to-day._
Crowds Are nooklnc to our store for LIs
COIt's Dr?ngend?, tho prince nf fountain
drinks. Deliriously cold and refreshing.
Pure and wholesome. Sold for 5c, only at
Polk Miller's, The Rcxnll Store, iii East
Main Street.
arc sold only by
engine. Tho fire was discovered In
tlmo to bo extinguished by buckets of
water before any damage was dono.
Dentil Of Young Man.
William S. Abornathy, a well known
young mon. twonty-flvo years old, died
last night at his home on Washington
Street, after a long Illness. He was a
native of Dlnwtddle. to whloh county
the remains will bo taken for burial
Sunday afternoon. Ho Is survived by
his mother and four sisters
Grund Lodgo fSilored Pj-thlnns.
Tho Orand Lodge of Colored Knights
of Pythlans of Virginia, which has
been in session In tho Ebonezor Baptist
Church in this city for four days, con?
cluded Its business and adjourned this
evening. The session was a busy one
and a great many Important matters
were considered. Tho order has a bank
erected at a cost of 180,000, and paid
for, and the report of Its business and
condition was highly satisfactory. The
order also owns muoh valuable proper?
Last night at Moor?"B Warehouse
the representatives to tho Orand Lodge
were banqueted. Grand Chancellor
John Mitchell, Jr., noting as master
of ceremonlos. Speeches wero made by
John Mitchell, Thomas M. Crump.
Thomas H- Wyatt, grand officers and
One one of the floors of the ware?
house danolng was kept up until a late
hour. All of tho visiting companies of
the uniform rank have returned to
their homes.
Munsell Shackelford Succumbs
to Wounds?Prominent
Gloucester Citizen.
(Special to Tho Times-Dispatch.]
Gloucester Courthouse, Va., Juno
23.?Munsell Shnckolford, who was
shot in the back from ambush In a
lonely part of the road near Wood's
Cross Roads, Gloucester, on Sunday,
Juno 11, died, from the effects ot tho
wound to-day at his homo, Pampa,
Mr. Shackelford's life had hung In
tho balance ever slnco the fatal shot.
Clncinatus Walker, who had been
accused by Chnrles Shackelford, son
of tho dead man, as being his father's
assailant, la In Norfolk awaiting trial
In tho United States court for selling
whiskey without a United States
Charles Shackelford, son of Munsell
Shackelford, tried to kill Walker as
ho passed through Gloucester Court?
house, on his way to Norfolk In the
custody of tho United States marshal.
Young Shackelford. however, did not
make a prior attempt to kill Walker,
as has been reported.
Mr. Shackelford, the murdered man,
was Instrumental, about two yearn
ago. In having Walker Indicted In the
Gloucester Court for the *llclt sale
of liquor. Walker, It >s aliened, <_
slnco had undying cr,;'*^; for the rT.ur
dered man.
Mr. Shackelford was one o. the best
known and best loved and most use?
ful citizens of Gloucester. Ho was
secretary of the School Board and
steward In the Methodist Church. R.
A. Polices. Superintendent of Schools
In Gloucester, said Mr. Shackelford
was tho most prominent mini In the
development ot the Gloucester schools.
Judge. I,etcher Hands Donn Decision In
MiirlOund Will Case.
(Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.]
Staunton. Va., .Inno 23.?Judge S.'H.
Letcher, of the Circuit Court, to-day
handed down his decision in the Murk
lnnd'wlll case, declaring unconstitu?
tional tho act of the Legislature
which sought to divert from the West?
ern State Hospital the legacy of .Sidney
i R. Murklnnd lo the former Institution
' for tho purpose of buying "omforts
for the patients. The property amounts
to nhoul S^?.OOO. The local board
brought suit in Richmond ngnlnnt the
general hoard, hut tho case was thrown
out for lack of Jurisdiction. Tho suit
war. brought h'ereiln the name of young
Murkland, a patient In the hospital
end one of tho beneficiaries.
Cases Pnr.ir.le Physicians.
Norfolk. Vn.. June L'3.?Naval hos?
pital authorities here are puzzled by
the cases of D. R. Shaekfoid. warrant
machinist, and G. B. Sheldon, oiler,
from the battleship Delaware, whose
lower limbs wore pnrnlyzed practically
Simultaneously while they were work?
ing In the bilges of the Delaware sev?
eral weeks ago. Germs in the bilge
are supposed to have caused tho at?
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.]
Harrlsonburg. Va., June 23,?L. D.
Patterson, a well-knwn citizen of Har?
rlsonburg. announces himself a candi?
date, for sheriff of Rockingham county
this morning, and asks for a direct
primary, coupling his request with the
statement that If the primary is not
granted he will run 113 nil Independent.
He says he is a Democrat, and will
abide by the State pprty plan of a
This statement will accentuate the
split In the Democratic party. As tne
county committee has already rerused
a primary plan to T. L. Wlllimason.
candidate for treasurer, it Is interest?
ing to note the' answer lo Patterson.
Fight for Possession of Child.
[Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch. j
Suffolk, va.. June 23.?The legal bat?
tle for the custody of five-year-old
James Shepherd Parrish. Jr., was called
in the Circuit Court to-day, and con?
tinued by consent of the five attor?
neys. James Shepherd Parrish. of Chi?
cago, Instituted habeas corpus pro?
ceedings lo secure his son from tho
mother, Mrs. Fannie May Parrish. of
Suffolk, who is resisting the Rciion.
The couple has been divorced.
F.tOiipeH From Chain Gnng.
[Special lo The Tlmes-Dlspatch.]
Suffolk. Vn.. June 23.?Joe Wright,
for whom o(llcer3 say there wan *200
reward, escaped from the chain gang
to-day and is being followed by biood
I'.runds In the heart of the Dismal
Swamp. The fleeting man was fired
upon by guards, but they could not
stay his (light. Officers could not fol?
low tho hounds through the swamp,
.and If they overtako Wright his cap?
ture cannot be effected.
Condition Is Serious.
[Special to The T'.mes-Dlapatch.]
Harrlsonburg, Vn., June. 23.?Ches?
ter Funkhouser; twenty-three years
old, was frightfully Injured near Mt.
Jackson yostorday by the kick of a
stnlllon. Tho horse's hoof crushed the
skull and knocked the eyeball from
tho socket. He was hltohlng the ani?
mal to a breaking cart when the acci?
dent happened. Hla condition la vary
That-la Individually attractive and -do* 5
SchwarzscnM Bros.
Second and Broad Streets.
Company Claiming to Be Inde-"
pendent Controlled by Ameri?
can Tobacco Company.
[Special to Tho Tlmes-Dispatoh.]
Raleigh, N. O.. June 23.?To-day in"
tho trial of tho Ware-Kramer Tooacco
Company vb. tho American Tobacco
Company, a couple of hourB was taken
up with tho completion of tho reading
of the deposition of w. K. riarris,
vice-president of the American To?
bacco Company, and chairman .of tho
board of directors of the Brltlsn'-:
American Tobacco Company.
The trend of this evidence for thct
platntlff was to show that ITre Ameri?
can Tobacco Company, with Its allied,
corporations, dominates the tobaccop.
business of tho world.
A deposition by Miss Helen Slm-i
mons. of Baltimore, was read to show
that during a period of time tho Wells-? -
Whltehcad Tobacco Company was ba+
Inij run at Wilson In competition with
Ware-Kramer Company as an Inde-5
pendent factory It was really undei* {
the control of the. American Tobacco
Company, and made regular reports to
the New York office of the triTst. Mlsa
Simmons admitted that she was a*
slstcr-ln-law of J. H. Fletchor, Jr.
secretary of the American Tobacco^
Company, and that she received rrorrw
Wilson letters at her address in Hal-^j
tlmore, and forwarded them to Mrj
Fletcher tri the New York otllce oa\
the American Tobacco Company, !
H. B. Wrenn, trnvellng salesman,
for tho American Tobacco Company Its'
100G-'7, and for the Ware-KramerA
Company In 1908, testled to the metn-i
ods of selling American Tobacco Com-',
pany goods nnd Ware-Kramer ; gooda;
to show that the American Tobacco'
Company free goods, special discounts;
and coupons killed the sale of Whlto(
Rolls. One letter of his, rean OiV
cross-examination, contained the state-*
tnent that he found Hint the baseball?
pictures being given by tho American;!
Tobacco Company with Piedmonts werof
effecting the sale of White Rolls (tho^
Ware-Kramer brand) seriously, anev
expressing the hope that "when the.
d-d fools get complete sets of the-'
hall players they would turn again to.
White Rolls, as their smoking favor->
itc." . ? ;.\v><
On T.envc of Abncnce.
f Special to The Ttmes-DIspatch.]'
Fr-rterlcksburg, Va., June 23.^C.
Jud.?n Tallaferro, brother of Mrs. J/
C R?wo, of this city, now stationed
at Cavlto, Philippine Islands,, In tho
employ of tho United Slates' Naval.
Commissary Department, is here visit-'
lng his sister. Mrs. Rowc. Mr. Talta-i
ferro is In the United States on a six-'
weeks' lenvo of absence, and will re?
turn next woek to San Francisco.'
from whence he will sail to the Philip-;
pines i
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