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two weeks. " Then 1 was Induced by him to give up the idea of becoming a trained nuro^. I ???-nt back to Chicago with him. I was living ut Memphis at the time of my mother's death as the ward of John R. Collins. After.I divorced my husband in 1902. Mr. Collins came to my relief. He had been an intimate friend of my father for years. Kor nearly two years after he was good enough to take charge of me. He sent me to the St. Agnes Academy In Mem? phis to study music. When I had fin? ished my musical education I traveled over 'the- country with him n great deal. This .my mother and live sisters knew. They realized that there was nothing wrong in 'my relations with Mr. Collins. While In Saratoga, in the su miner of 1907, 1 met ? Adolph .lessel Davis, of Syracuse, N. V. He fell violently In love with me. He followed me around constantly. He would not take no ? for an answer. I accepted him, with Mrs. Colltns's con- I sent. 1 came to New York in the fall of 1907, to prepare for my 'wedding. Mr. Collins had given me several thou? sand dollars' worth of diamonds. I met Mr. Davis, my liance. in the Wal? dorf-Astoria Hotel one afternoon shortly before we were ,to be married lit the Hotel St. Regis. 1 had nearly nil my diamonds In my handbag. When he discovered this ho made me hand them .over to him for safokeep- ? lug. The next afternoon 1 received a telephone message from.'a" lawyer who said his name was Hess, peremptorily ordering me to come io his ottice Im? mediately, saying Mr. Davis had brok? en his engagement with me, and Mr. Hess wanted to make a settlement. I told him the only settlement necessary was for Mi Davis lb return my Ulti? ma hd*. I employed Maurice nnd Dnniel Blu? menthal as my attorneys, nnd under ?ihelr instructions 1 ignored the sum? mons from Mr. Hess. I had Davis ar? rested on the charge of stealing my diamonds. By order of the court they were returned to mo. Cm?I Buck to Mcuipbln. That's all there Is to this Incident. I wont back to Memphis again to be? come Mr. Colllns's ward. My only marriage was an elopement. 1 was traveling In the North with my mother in October, 1901. I was then fourteen years old and In short dress? es. At Detroit 1 met L*e Allen Dwelle. }ie war twenty-six, handsome, athletic nnd n graduate of West Point and every inch the soldier. His father was the owner of a big line of lake steamers that plied between Sandusky, Ohio, and Detroit. Ten days after I met him wo slipped aw.ty from my mother in De? troit, crossed the liver Into Canada, -"?'nnd were married. 1 divorced him for -.cause. After divorcing Mr. Dwelle I re? turned to my mother's home In New Or? leans. It was there that Mr. Collins, lifelong friend o'f the family, ndopted me ns his wnrd. with thy mother's con? sent. Of my trip to Europe with Mr. Allen ? In the spring of 1909, everything has been told. I don't know within tens of thousands how much he spent on me while abroad. In his infatuation for me money meant nothing. In the eighteen months we were together he must have bestowed upon me. in one . form or another, at least $500,000. We Tinned through no fault of mine, and _1 verily believe through no fault of his. Members of his family have brought all of this disgrace and sorrow upon us both and upon both families. ,\V iny urgent request lie went to Eu? rope with his wife in October, 1909, throe months after he had returned from abroad with me. 1 told him-that fa trip to Europe would do his wife 'good. I had heard she was in poor henlth. I have no plea to make for any sympathy. Pity 1 despise. I have never known brother love or father love. In years 1 am yet a child and ? without the brave heart and strong arm tif a man to defend me. 1 am a wo? man. I have suffered like a woman. What of the future? That is for me 1 to decide. The world Is big and round and full of charity. Jinny Cuder Surveillance. New York, Mime 27.?Customs offi? cials are seeking to-day evidence that ..may bring to light every phose of the Jenkins $200,000 Jewelry smuggling ense, whose ramifications are now said to Involve a prominent New York financial man. The >Jt?w Yof.kcr Is said to have been the fa'tner*ot the scheme whereby goods " valued at nearly $2,000.000 were smug * pled Into this country. Two and pos? sibly more customs officers are said to be In the plot, which had its Inception several years ago. Pending oftlcial developments, ten men and women of social prominence -ln this city are under surveillance, and 'the names of a score are on the list of Collector Loeb. What particularly ?stimulated him are advices that he re? ceived that the underground channel through his nets Is still open nnd that members of his staff are Implicated. The collector said to-day that he is sure of his facts, but he admitted thai it might be- difficult to prove them, and he is walking warily tin til he has his rase in satisfactory shape. As matters stand now, action against six Inspec? tors is likely. f ' i Suit Cases, $5*00 Don't borrow, but carry your own Suit Case with you this summer. A solid leather Berry Suit Case for $5.00 makes it-easy. Everything else for . traveling from a dozen different high-grade factories. Big Basement Department. Everything Men and Boys Wear News or bouth Kichmon South Richmond Bureau. . The Times-Dispatch. 1029 Hull Street. I 'Phone Madison ITS. Domestic relations In the family nf Wil? liam lilshop. who occupies the tlat over the ' store of J. T. Willard. at the corner of I Twelfth nnd Hull Streets, culminated yes- j terdoyi In the Issuance, of a warrant against , the head of the house charging him with assaulting, threatening, abusing and InJur- | Ing his son, William Bishop. Jr. Patrolman ; Rauglian executed the summons last night, ' and Bishop was balled (or his appearanco ! In the Police Court, Part 2. this morning, j It is assarted by witnesses of iht trouble | that the son interfered to protect his i moiher, and so drew upon his own head his . father's wrath. It Is further st.it-eri In the. ; warrant that Bishop. Sr., has often threat- ! ened to ruin his son financially, and the son " claims that an attempt at this has even he 1 made. The case win be fully aired this morning before. Justice Maurice. In Tollce Court. Charged by E. B. Johnson, of 1013 Sommes i Street, with keeping a vicious dog. Mrs. j Preston A. Skinner, of 31? West Seventh ' Street, appeared before Justice Maurice In i ihe Police Court. Part ?, yesterday morning, j The dog. a small bait breed, yas turned ! over to the dog-catchers by the Police Jus- | lice. In court Johnson testified that as he was passing Mrs. Skinner's residence on Sunday' afternoon the dog ran out Into the street ; nnd snapped nt his' heels. Although his i troiiser leg was torn the skin was barely I broken und no blood was drawn. Johnson succeeded In putting the dog to flight with j a rock. No suspicion of the animal's haV- i Ing hydrophobia was entertained by John- I son or the police. Walter Smith, colored, charged with non- j support, had his pocket touched for alimony , yesterday morning when he appeared in the Police Court. Part 2. Upon his promise, to pay ills wife 13 per week Smith was dis? missed. Jessie Wlnfree, colored, charged with In? vading the home of William Cain, colored, in the absence of the lauer nnd "ossifying" Mrs. Cain, was fined J2.?0 and costs. Cain's belter half still showed signs of hor hilari? ous Jag yesterday, but her promise to leave the gin alone brought about a domestic con? ciliation. Death Notices. Duke Pierce Carter, the Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. B. F Carter, of ?01 Delaware Avenue, died y&Bterday morning In the home of his parents. The funeral will be conducted this morn? ing at 10 o'clock from the residence, the In? terment to he made In Muuiy Cemetery. The funeral of James T. Wood, of South Richmond, who died Monday afternoon In the homo of his father-in-law, R. \V. Wool rldge, In Chesterfield county, took place yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Tomahawk Baptist Church. The burial was made in ihn cemetery adjoining the church. - Public Playground. The latest, but hardly the least, of the benotlts South Richmond has experienced from annexation Is the public, playground on Balnurldge Street J lie t opened to the children this week. The playground was made possible through tho wisdom of the j City School Board, which willingly consent- i ed to have the ground around the Bain Inldge Street School put to such a worthy purpose, and even appropriated money to? ward the cau*e. The playground Just opened, show an ad? vancement over anything of the kind yet attempted In Richmond. Every conceivable kind of swing has been set up, sand boxes, baseball diamond and the us_uail devices for ! amusing children, but what fairly sets the j kids wild with joy Is a new "stunt." which | seems to bo a cumblnailon of the bamboo i slide, the cellar door and the shoot-lhe chutes. This Is at present more than overyorfcod. The children of South Rlehmind have seiz? ed upon the playground, in which they are supreme, with the greatost delight, ,and yesterday afternoon found the lot crowded with them. In order to preserve perfect harmony and prevent the cussedness of the boys from running uwny with them the school Janitor liae been set up us boss of the lot, and Is on I lie grounds every day from S to 11 'rloi-k in tho morning, and from -I to 6 In the tiitcrnoon. Whllo this playground Is largo and airy, It Is hardly roomy enough to afford space for all the kids In the Southsldc, and It la understood that steps will bo taken to duplicate the Batnbrldge Street grounds in other parts of the ward. Finierul of Mr. Atkinson. The funeral of William Henry Atkinson, who died Monday nt this residence. 210? Dacatur Streu, will lake pluee this morning nt 10 o'clock from the residence. The Rev. J. .1. Fix will officiate, and the Interment will lie made in Matiry Cemetery. Mr. Atkinson was one of the best known citizens In the Southslde, bavins made his home here nearly all his life. He was a _ , , A'r.r Canyon Holet. Oer Our Folder YtUoustcnt Pork Seeing Yellowstone Park Through Gardiner Gateway fl.lt tells fully of the Tour, the Cost, the Park Hotels (including the palatial new Canyon Hotel), the Coach? ing Trip and Scenic Attractions. Has excellent map of the Park, in detail. HRemember?Northern Pacific is the oniy line to Gardiner?Official Entrance. Very Low Fares for the Yellowstone ond Pacific Coast trips. Special Coast Excursions on certain date*. See the Pertile Northwest?the productive farms pnd orchards in this I. und of Fortune. Ask for booklet*.?valuable, but free ?and full information. \V. P. Pummllt. Diet. pass. Agent, 711 Chestnut St.. Philadelphia, Pa. Northern Pacific Ky member of several secret orders, and was employed in the Southern Railwa> shops In .South Richmond. , KelMly for Bridge Work. In preparation for tho demolition of : Mayo's Bridge next Monday morning the | contractors are engaged In laying the track , of n dummy railroad from the Hull Street i crossing uf the Southern' Railway to the I southern end of Mayo's Bridge. As soon ! as this miniature railway is completed the' undertaking of getting the stune and building nintcrlal on the site will begin. The thousands of barrels of coin</.u to be used In building the bridge and the huge hlocks of stone to go Into the piers will re? quire a long time, and u large force of men I to be carried to the site of the bridge. Most ! of the cars carrying the material will be ; switched on to the Southern siding on Hull Street and be carried to the bridge by the! dummy railroad. , The closing of Mayo's Bridge to traffic j will mean the shifting of the whole burden | of travel between the two sides ot the river) to the old Tree Bridge, which will seriously ; tax Its capacity. There Is some talk of : having a special traffic officer doi&lled to , regulate the travel over this bridge, begin- j aing next. week, and chances point to i Mounted Officer Mathews being usslgncd to j this work. Ills experience In handing traf- I lie on the crowded corners of Main Street 1 will be of much service to him In trying to : gel order out of the Jumbled muss of car- i l iages. carls, automobiles, delivery wagons ' and street cars that crowd ihe Free Bridge. City Engineer Boiling lias hnd a force at I work for some time repairing the old bridge I in anticipation of the heavy wear upon It j when Mayo's bridge Is closed 'to travel. The successful bidder for the contract is j the I. J. Smith Company, and this firm will I undertake both the destruction of Mayo s Bridge and the building of tho now (true- j turo. Tho contract cslls for the completion i of the btldge within iwelvo months. j Urge, Campbell to Run. Urging that lie enter his name In the race I for the Legislature from the Sixteenth Dis- J trlct. M. A. Campbell, of Twelfth and Bain- . bridge Streets, was waited upon yesterday by a committee ot fifteen citizens, among whom were sonic of the most prominent j men of the Soulhsido. In reply to ihe com- | mlttee Mr. Campball staled that hi would take the matter under consideration, prom? ising to announce his decision not later than Friday of this week. Among those who visited Mr. Campbell yesterday were J. P. Jones, W. H. Owens, Dr. B. T. Rucker, Dr. T. D. Jones, A. B. Fr?stle, Dr. S. J. Baker and J. B. Rudd These men represent a faction of the South aide Democratic ranks which Is opposed to the re-election of D. L. Toney to the Leg? islature, where lie has served for several terms. As It now seems probable thai South Richmond will V014 In the district with Chesterfield and I'owhatan by means of the Injunction applied for yesterday morning, the appearance of Mr. Campbell In the Held would add to tho keen Interest ? which this election has already aroused In the Knuthslde. Mr. Campbell, who Is engaged In the real ! estate business with the firm of B. F. Ham- j llton & Co.. is one of the best known citi? zens in South Richmond, and has been j prominently identified with the political af- j fairs of the community. While serving in I the old City Council of Manchester he won [ many ardent supporters, nnd these nro now clumorlng for him to announce his candl- ' dacy. believing that he can defeat Mr. Toncy | in spite of that candidate's pronounced i popularity In the district. Wllh Robert G. PorteV. of Belonn. Powha tnn county, already a declared candidate, Mr. Campbell's candidacy would make the ' race a three-cornered affair, and a contest j that for the minute would occupy the cntltv I intention of the Soulhsido. Personal nnd General. Miss Virginia Hughes, of Oak Groves, is , visiting relatives In Chnrlottesvillo, Va, The regular weekly meeting of Liberty ' Council. Junior Order of Culled American j Mechanics, was held last night at s o'clock ; In Ceraley's Hull. Swansboro. begrOeTo os murder charge (Special to Tho Tlrnes-Dlspatch.] j Lynchburg, Va., June 27.?Magglo j Jennings, a colored woman about I twenty-live years of age. who was a ' domestic In the family of John H. Cobbs, 50J Federal Street, and who occupied a room in the basement of the residence, was found dead on her bed this morning with a bullet in her brain. Several hours later Jim Mar? shall (colored), a driver for Dtuguld Brothers, was arrested and locked up on the charge of murdering the wo i man. I The crime was discovered this .morn? ing about 7 o'clock, when an exami? nation was made to ascertain why the woman had not commenced her duties for the day. At first there were ap I ponrances of suicide, but when it was j found that there were no empty car i trldges in the revolver found lying j near the dead woman, this gave way I to the belief that foul piny had been ' done. When placed under arrost the I negro denied that he hnd been to sec j the woman last night, but tne police j say they have already found a wit | ness who saw him with the woman. FIRST DHATII OCCI'HS AT STATE KI'ILUI'TIC COLONY (Special to The Tlmes-Disputch.] Lynch burg, Va., June 27.?The ?rst (Until at the Statt- Epileptic Colony since its establishment occurred this morning at ,1 o'clock, when u patient 1 nnmcil Clarence Nelson, of Norfolk. ' passed away. He was transferred ? Irom the ICastern Hospital at '.VII | llamsburg, n little more than a month ago. I Relatives In Norfolk have been com? municated with, nnd until th?se are heard from by the colony authorities nothing can be done by the way of I arranging for the burial of the body. Found Bend In Bed. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspalch.l Cape Charles. Va., June 27.?When a member of Ihe family wont lo call Charles Savage for breakfast this morning, he wns found dead In bed, lie was nlnoteen years old, nnd appa? rently In good health when he retired last evening. He hnd been" visiting friends a short distance from his home yesterday. The cause of his death has not been determined. Testimony of President of tjitf VV are-Kramer To.bacco Company. WORK ON, MASONIC HOME Session of State Text-Book Com? mission?Quiet Senatorial Campaign. ISpecinl to The Tlmcs-Dis- ? ? ?*?', ] i Rulc-Igh, N. C. June 21.?President F.! D. Ware, of the Ware-Kramer Com-! pany, was on the stand again to-day In] the ?1,250,000 .damage suit of that torn- j pnny vs. the American Tobacco Com-1 pany. His cros3- examination was con? ducted this afternoon. The deciara?< tlon of R. G. Briggs, president of the,' Wolls-Whltehend Company, that If the! Ware-Kramer Company persisted in the cigarette business they would pursue' them to China, Japan and even to tltn ' gat-js of h-, was ruled out, on' the showing of the defense that for a cou? ple of years after this the plaintitts did a very prosperous business, and that long before there, was any de? cline of business R. G. Briggs hud sold out all interest in the Wplls-Whlte head Company, and the American To- ' bac;o Company had no relations with them. Ware testified that ha extended his territory from one section to another 111 the effort to avoid the American j Tobacco Company competition, which j ..ursucd him. In the cross-examination Attorney Parker confronted President Ware with letters he had written which showed that instead of the Ware-Kra- ! mer Company Having gone into New, Englrnd for trade to get away from ' trust competition, as ho testified In di? rect examination, and been pursued! there by. the American Tobacco Com-| pany, he had written Thomas B. Scott! In 1905 that his company had driven! the Wells-Whltehead Company front the market to the extent that It hnQ only c foothold then in Norfolk, Rich mond and tho New England States, and; he wanted to launch a campaign fori trade in New England at once. There was also evidence as to spe- i clal discounts by Ware-Kramer Com- | pany, given with admonitions of so crccy. To all these, President Ware i gave the explanation that they re- . frained from such, practices ns far as possible, but that ? the fierce oompo tlli?n they were up against forced them to do some ot it. As to invading New England to fight the trust, he said they were so thoroughly besieged by the two thot he was resolved to carry the fight speodlly as possible to the death of at lenst the Wells-White head Company. Grand Master R. N. Hackett, of the North Carolina- Grand Louge of Masons, says the work cannot possibly begin on the Masonic Home for Aged and Infirm Masons at Greensboro before ! fall, although the contract has been alrendy let for t..o main build? ing. The award ot the contract is made, he says, with the stipulation thut the work la not to begin until certain matters have been adjusted, that will take thirty days or longer. He and tho committees had hoped to have the main building ready to turn \ over to the Grand Eodge. completed ? at the annual convocation here In ; January, but the best they can hope for now Is to have the walls up and the roof on by that time. They are proceeding In the surest posslole way. rather than the fastest, and are de? termined to steer clear of any finan? cial complications. A charter was Issued to-day for the i Luraberton Motor Car Company, of | I.umborton, Rnbeson county, capital. J25,ooo authorized and SI,000 subscrtb- \ ed. by A. M. McEeod. H. M. McAllister and others for general motor car j agency and garage business. The State Text-Book commission and sttbcommisslon entered to-day on the third and last week of the hear? ings they are giving the book men on the merits of tho books they are offering for adoption for use in the! public schools of . the State for the! next five years. It Is expected that! the hearings will bo completed by,! Thursday. Governor Kltchln has not, been attending the hearings, although j he Is a regular member of the oom-j mission. However, this morning It was necessary to send for him to come upj to make out a quorum, so that tint hearing could proceed, a number oi the State officers being detained fo i tho time on othor matters. Chief Justice Walter Clark, of th ! North Carolina Supreme Court, who Is ? a candidate for the United States Sen-, ate- lo succeed Senator F. M. Simmons i will leave to-morrow for Toxawoy t( ! attend the North Carolina Bar .-\sso I elation, to be In annual session there ! The senatorial contest has heen ne ? ddedly quiet for some time since the j entries have practically closed wltlj ? Simmons. Kltchln, Aycock and Clark Ids tlie candidates, but It is expected] ! thai, there will be some strenuous; cam I paigning among the members of tli4 ; Bar Association by friends of all fou . candidates, If all are not there in pe-rj , .Innen to Spcnlc In Lyuehburg. i (Special to The Times-Dispatch.) 1 Eynchburg. Va., June 27.?Announc.4 ; mtiit w.-is made to-day that Congress man William A. Jones, who Is opposing I Senator Martin for nomination in tlfc ?senatorial primary, In September, wijl speak In I-ynchhure on the evenln ? Of July 7. I Vole Agnltisl Commission Form New York, June. 27.?Two New . : soy cities declined to-dny to adopt tlf> commission form of governmonl. j special election was hold in each cn? . ? Iloboken defeated the plan bv n von 101' 1.922 to 2.909, and In New. Bruns I wick 2,520 votes were cast against lb ! proposal und 1.215 for It. Let Reason talk to Habit If coffee upsets digestion and nerves, quit it, and use well-made "There's a Reason" At Last ? Guaranteed Method; 5 shall be pleased to rid any home or hujlding of all rats and mice before asking the payment of one cent ? an offer which no one. lias ever- made 3 before. j Isn't this your best protection and J | most convincing proof that I can do i the work? My methods are absolutely j safe and effective and my terms most reasonable. Why not call up to-day or write for particulars and prices? OTTO ORKIN Guaranteed Yearly Contracts. 6 Tel. Madison 6246-J, 501 Mutual Buildlua. Richmond, V?v j REFERENCES: j C. & O. Railway Offices. Everett VVaddey Company. Ii. A. Sauudcrs' Sons Co. E. W. Gates & Son Co. Jno. L. Williams. Dr. Wm. H. Parker. Dr. Richard C. Waiden, Dr. A. W. Frecmann. And many others. i3?OM??l??UI T>l"?milll>IHrMil'MI|,|li nn?m> FREED ON PLEA OF SELF-DEFENSE (Special to The Times-Dlspntch. I Bluttleld. W. Vn., June 27.?Self lefense was the plea of John Chris? tian, who shot and killed Peter Azra, in Italian, In the mountains" near War, W. Vn.. according to news which reached here to-day. Christian and Azra were members of a posse which ?-as scouring the mountains for Fred lohnson, who a short time before hnd ?hot and probably fatnlly wounded W. I. Miller, postmaster at Wur. John son, it Is alleged, accused Miller, who Is married, with being intimate with ? young sister of Iiis (Johnson's). A special says the leader of the posse ordered members of the mob to go In different directions. In some way Azru wandered along by himself, as lid Christian. At u point in the thick ivoods, Azra and Christian met. Not knowing Christian the Italian ordered him to halt, thinking Christian was the fugltlvo. Christian protested, nr.d told the Italian he was a member of the mob. Either the Italinn did not understand or did not believe him. and he told Christian if he moved a foot he would kill him. Finding his life in jeopardy, Christian leveled his shotgun and killed Azra instantly. "A, coroner's jury was Impaneled and In thirty minutes exonerated Christian. KILLS WIFE, THEN TRIES TO END LIFE -r. Wilmington. N. C, June 27.?L. M. Sandlin, a former merchant, who hns recently been conducting a dairy in this city, and who separated from his wife about two weeks ago, this even? ing went to the home of his wife, and after a few words struck her, and as she rushed from the room, fired three bullets at her. till taking effect, and causing death Instuntly. She fell across the -door leading into the front porch, nnd he.r husband stepped over her body into the porch, placed the pistol to his head and fired. The' bullet. It was learned, when he was later carried to the hospital, went only through the bone of the skull, and the wound is not regarded as dangerous. Sandlin made a statement immediately nfter the shooting that he had done, what ho intended to do. Mrs. Sandlin had been married twice, and leaves nine chil? dren. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] ' Winchester, Va., June 27.?Un? usually severe rain and wind-storm; accompanied by much lightning, swept over Frederick nnd adjoining counties late this afternoon, cnttslng n great deal of carnage in many localities. Wheat, about to be harvested, and growing corn, were beaten tlat to the ground, lowlands were swamped and numerous streams became raging tor? rents of water. In Winchester the high wind uprooted large trees, and tore off others near" the ground. Those, falling on electric wires, put the ser? vice out of .commission, requiring mills and other industries to close down. Enrge gangs of linemen are repair? ing damage to-night. Milton M. Eu,pton, a prominent Frederick county farmer, was stricken to-day with apoplexy, while harness? ing his horse preparatory to coming to Winchester on business, nnd ho expired within an hour. lie was sixty three years old, and loaves a widow, one son, two sisters and -three brothers. He and his oroi.ter married daughters of the late Martin Snapp. Walter H. Barnes and Miss Luln Eck, both of Baltimore, wero married here at the parsonage of the Market Street Methodist Episcopal ^Church by Rev. C. D. Taylor, brother-in-law of the bridegroom. Appointment* by Judge Wutvm. ISpeclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Amelln. Va., June 27.?At the Clrcul Court to-day. Judge Walter A, Wntsor presiding, appointed J. A. Sydnor, o Mnnnboro, as supervisor for Jncksor mnglsterlnl district, to succeed the Inti Chester White. Mr. Sydnor was noml miled In t)ie receiit Democratic prl mary as supervisor. Judgo Watsot also appointed W. F. Bowles to be Jus tlco of the pence for Jnekson district to succeed Mr. Oliver.' who died re I cently. LIGHTNING HITS PLACE OF REF?GE Four Negro Men Instantly Kill? ed?Great Damage Done by Storm. (Special lo Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Cartcrsvllle, Va., Juno 27.?During the storm that visited this section on Saturday about olght miles from here. In tho Fork ot Willis neighborhood, tho colored people were having a game of baseball. When the storm came up a number of them took refuge In u colored schoolhouse nearby. Light? ning struck the schoolhouse, almost demolishing tho front of It, and killed outright four of the men who. were seated near tho door. A few others received shocks, but no permanent In Jury. The house Is almost a complete wreck, and It looks as though a bomb exploded Just in front of It, tearing off the weatherboardlng and ripping off the celling. The wind in thnt end of the Ashby section was very severe, and did much damage by unroofing houses, blowing down trees and breaking the telephone wires. Thore are two Instances of houses occupied by colored people be? ing blown down. In one the occu? pants were away from home; In tho other the man, his wife ana tnrou children were in the house, but for? tunately they wero all lying down, nnd when the house, which wus built of logs, fell, tho Joist in the upper floor caught in such a way as lo hold It up Off them, and all escaped without In- | jury. Considerable other damage was done. All the trees In tho yard of C. R. Sanderson, nl Ashby, wero blown down, his wheat thresher, which was ready for threshing, was blown over and is a complete wreck. The back porch was blown off the dwelling^ of! Ashton Stornell, carried over the housu and deposited In a field several hun d red yards away. OBITUARY Edwin-IS. Wnlther. I Edwin E: Walther died yesterday | morning at i o'clock. Ho leaves ono brother and four sisters. The funeral will take place to-morrow at 6:30 1J. M. Mr?. Mnry L. Morton. [Special to The Tlmes Lynchburg, Vn., June 27.?Mrs. Mary L. Morton! widow of Dr. T. 8. Morton, who was killed by a Southern train at Fvinglon several years ago, died last night at Ashevlllc, N. C. where she had been III a long time. Mrs. , Morion was about sixty years of age, | ami she was ;i native of Appomnttox county. Mrs. Morton Is survived by the following sons end daughters: Mar? shall Morton, of Columbus, Gaij Henry W Morton, of Norfolk; William G. Morton, of Columbus. Ga., and John '1 nnd It. Flnley Morton, of tills city, nnd Mrs. Li P. Dillon, of Indian Rock; Mrs. J 13. Martin, of Blakely, On , and Miss Elsie Morton, of Lynchburg, who -van with her mother when she died. .Minx Mllr.uhctk Ilrniicli. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Lynchburg, Vs., June 27.?Miss Fllz r.beth Branch died last night at 7 o'clock at the home of her aunt. Mrs. E. P. Wright, death coming tfter a brief Illness. Dr. Hubert 1*. Tollnferro. (Special to Tho Times- Dispatch.1 Lynchburg. Va.. June 27.?Dr. Robert P Tallaferro. aged eighty-four year.i. who had been living In Lynchburg for several years, died last night at 3:15 o'clock at the home of W. R. Camp. He was an uncle of Dr. R. M. Talla? ferro, of this city. The remains will be taken to Clarks vllle, Mo., for burial. Captain George D. Price. [Special to The Tlmes-Dtspn teh. J Green Bay.- Va., June 27.?Captain George D. Price, one of the oldest nnd heal known citizens of Meherrln^ died at the home of his son-in-law, J. H. Ward. Meherrln, on Friday night at 12 o'clock. He Is survived by several children and brothers. Burial was made on Saturday afternoon at 5 o'clock at the cemetery of the Pres? byterian Church, Meherrln. He was n soldier In the Confederate army. Mrs. Muttle Cites. Charlottcnvllle. Va., June 27.?Mr*. Mattio Estes. aged twenty-eight years, died last night at her home, .on Rose Hill. She was a. daughter of James M. Estes. of this city. Two children sur? vive. Mrs. Wnlker M. Wltigfteld. I (,'harlottesvlllc, Va., June 27.?Mrs. j Walker M. Wlngfield,- aged sixty-six I years, died last night at the home of her son, E. A. Wlngfield. She hnd been an invalid for twenty-one years. She was. before marriage, Miss Jane Gtan ninl. daughter of the late Anderson Glanninl, of this county. Her husband nnd three children survive. She also leaves one brother and one sister. Mrs. Harriet A. Thomas. Chnrlottesvllle. Va., June 27.?Mrs. Harriet A. Thomas, aged seventy-eight years, died yesterday, after an illness of two years. She was, before mar? riage, a Miss Ehcart, daughter of the late Michael Ehtart. of Green county. She was twice married. By her first husband, Thomm Gilbert, she hnd six children?Mrs. Mary L. Munday, of Orange; J. R. Gilbert, of Albemarle; Mrs. V. Bailey, of Gordonsville; Mrs. Fannie Kate Hawley. of Richmond; Mrs. Llndie Anderson, of,Orange, and Thomas W. Gilbert, of Greene county. Her second husband, who died twenty two years ago, was W. E. Thomas. Thore were four children as a result of tills union?W. J Thomas, of Afion; Miss Sarah M. Thomas, W. E. Thomas and Mrs. Annie Bell Davis, all of thi3 city. ) Samuel Nelson Moms. [Special to The Tlmcs-Dtspotch.] Beaver Dam. Va., .Tune 27.?Samuel Nelson Moss died hero to-day in tho seventy-fifth year of his age. He un? derwent a serious operation at the Johnston-Willis Sanatorium In .Rich-' mond last fall, from which he never cntlrelv recovered. Besides ills widow) who was Miss Virginia Tnlley. he leaves throe children, Maude. Roy and, Rnymond: one brothorjF. O. ,Moss." and two sisters, Mrs. John Cooke and Miss Fannie Moss. Mrs. Mnrgoref Tlopklns. 1 [Special to The Times-Dispatch.J j flnmpton, Vn.. June 27.?Mrs. Marga? ret Hopkins, eighty-live ycara old, died nt her residence In West Queen Street to-dny. Josephun Brady. [Special to The Tlnif-s-DIspntr.h.l Wytheville. Va., June 27.?Jos,?ohns Brady, an old resident of Wythcvlllc. died this morning at 8' o'clock, after nn Illness of several months, He. is; survived by hlR wife, one son, ,Dr, H. A. Brady, of Monlgomery county, and two daughters, Misses Mvrtie and Emily Brady, of Wylhevlllo. The fu? neral will tnke place frdm his resi? dence Wednesday at 3 o'clock, nnd In? terment will bo In East End Cemetery. A CABLE1 AD EVERY DAY; $350 Pianos at S300 Pianos at $250 Pianos at In some essential respects these Pianos are quite as good as ever. These Pianos have come in from rental contracts. Cases a bit scratched, but the interiors are all right. We have had the instru? ments thoroughly overhauled and put in the best of shape. Other Pianos at Equally At tractive Prices. 213 East Broad. PLEADS WITH HIS WIFE .tlcMnnlgul Ilcgn Her to lie ivitn.eka for l'ronecu tlon lu Dynamiting Cime. Loa Angeles, Cal.. June 27.?Repre? sentatives o? the prosecution In the Los Angeles Times dynamiting cubo to-dny confronted Mrs. Ortlo MeManl? gal with her husband, ono of the ac? cused conFplrato'rs in an anteroom of the grand Jury chamber. She becamu so much excited that she swooned. MeManlgal, It was said, wob taken from ihe Jail to plead with his wlfo to be a wttnesB for the prosecution. Instead of for the defense, after shn had persisted In refusing to answer questions before the grand Jury. W.hon she emerged from the grand Jury room, Attorney Joseph? Scott, an associate, in the defense of the Mr Namara brothers, rushed among the detectives surrounding her. and with clenched fists pushed the officers anide with threats of violence If they did not censo "hounding this womun." Later, when Mrs. MeManlgal and her attorneys reached the. street and left In an nut.omoblle. another machine, oc? cupied by throe private detfcctiVee. fol 1. wed. The detectives admitted they are making every attempt to win Mrs. Me? Manlgal to the. side of the prosecution, and that they have taken nn apart? ment next door to the one she oc? cupies. DEATHS WALTHER?Entered Into rest,Tuesday, June 27, 1011, at 1 o'clock A. M... EU WIN E. WALTHER. Funeral from the residence. Z'-'i South Fine Street, at Ii: JO o'clock. v BOLTZ?Died., at Brook Hill, Juno 2?. 1011. CATHERINE ELIZABETH BOLTZ, daughter of Augustus and the late Catherine Elizabeth Boltz. Funeral, from the First Presbvte rlan Church WEDNESDAY AFTER? NOON at l o'clock. SI 75 $125 WALKE?Dlc-d. at if. South Pine Streck this 27th day of June. l'.'U, at S;15 P. M.', MRS. MARY L. WALKE. .Funeral from the residence THIH THURSDAy..?U.P. Mt.rV riIF.TTKPL.ACE?Died?" suddenly. In Richmond. Va., June 27, at 4 P' M , M. S. PHETTEPLACK. aged sixty - three years. Funeral from Falrmount M. E, C.urch THURSDAY AFTERNOON, l! ivrment In Rlvervlew Cemetery. No riowers, by request. Washington. 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