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Personal MISS EM1L7 RUTH E R FOO BD ROYALL has recently returned from Gloucester. where ehe was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Allmand Blow at a houso party given tho first two weeks In August at "Belleville." Miss Hoyull will leave In a tow days for "Gale Hill." In Albamarle oounty, whoro sho will be the guest of Miss Margaret Minor for sovoral weeks). "Gale Hill" Is ono of the most charm? ing old places near the University of Virginia, and Miss Minor has enter? tained a serlos of very interesting house parties there this summer. Richmond peoplo attending Mrs. A. i H McKay's house party, given at her ( country placo, "Glen Arvon." near i Sternes, In honor of her stater, Miss Gertrude Conklln, include Miss Carrie Waddey, Alfred Gray. Hobart Doyle, 1 Albert Waddey. William Miller, Cocll Stevens and Hernard Jones. They left . town on Wednesday of last week, and will spend two wooks at "Glen Arvon." j Oth guests for the affair are ! Misses Oladys and Ruth Howe, of Chi- j coco; Grace Oreen, Annetta and EUa Reed, of New York City; Frances Whit- I ney. of Sowlckley. Pa; Carl Helsen, of I Chicago; Lou Wade, of New York ; City; Gcorgo Stevens, of Huntington,. W. Va. In the North. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest E StrauB, whose I marriage took ploce Friday In Wash- j lngton. have gone on an extended Northern honey-ioon. MrB. Straus was j formerly Mlsa Josephine E. Myers, daughter of Mr- and Mrs Horman J. Myers, of 2205 West Grace Street. Mr. Btraus is a son of A. L- Straus, also j of this city. They will reside In Rich? mond on their return from the North. Returned to the City. Miss Elizabeth Wllllngham. of 1608 j West Grace Str...;. hat; returned the city from Cambridge. Mass, where i she completed the summor course In ; English tit Harvard. Miss Wllllng? ham was tb . guest of her sister. Mrs R H- Ferrell. during her Btay In Cambridge Mr. and Mrs Ferrell will be In Richmond for a few weeks prior to their departure for the South, where Mr. Ferrell has accepted a position with a law firm In Georgia. UlrtbditT Party. Miss Elizabeth Catherine Caboll cel? ebrated her ninth birthday with Japanese party Wednesday afternoon ] from 4 to 7 o'olock In Waynesboro. Tho guests were all dressed for the I occasion In the ploturesque Japanr-se j costumes, and all spent a delightful' evening ianc'ng and playing games on the lawn, nfter which they marched J. B. Mosby & Co. Specials to-day in Towels, Sheets j and Blankets. WHO UNDERSELLS, "EXCELSIOR" GAS RANGES are sold only by Rothert & Co.. RWOMENS OUTER GARMENTS [1 'UTREED[J! Ask Grocers, Druggists Dealers.for POMPEIAN LUCCA OLIVE OIL Genuine?Pure?Healthful Get Your New Refrigerator Now. Sydnor & Hundley. Inc. 709-11-13 E. Broad St. Solid Silver Teaspoons Of exceptionally good weight and vario handsome designs. (PC AO 'A dozen to set. tPD.UU Worth twice the price. Smith & Webster. Inc. Jewelers?Opticians, 612 E. Main St. Mineral Spring Water for ALL stom? ach troubles. OWENS & MINOR DRUG CO., PANACEA SPRING CO., Littleton, N. C. Not Mode from OH??fcut^puro orange Juice. That's why Liggett'* Orangeade Is so health, fal and refreshing. Served Ice cold at our fountain. Has few equals and no. superior.. Sold for 5c, only at Polk MIllnrTa, The Itexall Store. 831 East Main Street. ' ' S Rebuilding Sale Special Lord Byron Collars, 50c French embroidered "1 A patterns. AUC 25c Eyelet Embroidered C patterns._ ?JC to tho dining room, where supper wus served. Tho tablo was decorated with fans and parasols, and hung with fes? toons of miniature Japaneso lanterns. Miss Margaret Addison, of Richmond, won the girl's prize for having the best costumes, and Hugh Lambert the boy's, while Miss Kathcrlne Neff cap? tured the first prize In the fan con? test. Among those who enjoyed M'ss Cabell's hospitality were Misses Flora Farrar, of Clifton Forge; Margaret Addison. Of Richmond; Kathcrlne Mos? tly and JoBcphlne McClaln, of Cin? cinnati; Katherlno Neff, Annie Vir? ginia and Dorothy Lambert. Elizabeth Blalnc, Ola Brlce Ellison, Nan Taylor, Ann Loth, Elizabeth Cralg, Elizabeth White. Katherlne Roden. Elizabeth Gooch and Nannie Phillips. Richard and William hew, Hugh Lambert, Ernest Mosby, Francis Loth, Reginald Price, William Glass and Troy Hop? kins. Oueata of Mr*. Osborne. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Osborne have recently entertained a party of guests at their home, "Lower BprlngSelds," near Gordonsvllle. Those visiting Mr. and Mrs Osborne have been MIsb War field Crenshaw, of Richmond; A. C Wambcrsle. of Orange, and E. B. Syd nor. of this city. . Miss Crenshaw has gone to Rapldan, where she will spend some time visit? ing relatives Home Wedding. A lovely home wedding was celebrated at high noon on August 16 at the resi? dence of the bride's brother. Montella Smith, at R?ther Glen, when Miss Etta Rae Smith, duughter of James E Smith, was married to Dr. Archie Clay Monroe, of Fauquler county. The Rev. W. B. Walker, of Ashland, performed the ceremony. The parlors were decorated In ferns and palms, and the ceremony took place under an arch of white flowtrs, from which was suspended a big wedding bell of gardenias. Miss Katherlne Blanton, of McDuff, played the wedding march from "Lohengrin" as a processional end "Believe Me" very* softly during tho ceremony. The brido entered the parlor with her maid of honor. Miss Ora Lucetta Smith. She wore a handsome traveling suit of navy blue cloth, with a large black picture hat, and carried a shower bouquet of Bride roses ar.d white orchids. Her only ornament was an engraved locket, an heirloom In the family of the groom. The maid of honor wore a lovely gown of embroidered mull and lace, and carried an armful of roses. Jo? seph Monroe was his brother's best man and James Smith, Jr. carried the ring- Mr Smith gave his daugh? ter away. A wedding breakfast preceded the ceremony, and Dr. and Mrs Monroe left at once for a trip to Virginia Beach. Guests from a distance in? cluded Dr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Gill, of Fauquler county, and Joseph and James Monroe, also of that place In Atlantic City. Mrs. Claude M Dean, who has been motoring through the New England States and portions of New York, Is registered at the Traymore Hotel In Atlantic City for several weeks Mrs Dean has as h.r guest for this week Miss Amy Sloan, of New York, limine Party Near Analand. Misses Mary and Hazel Thompson gave a delightful house party at their home near Ashland last week. Some of their guests included Misses Grace and Annie Perklnson, Grace Burke, of Petersburg; Louise Clarke, Ned Clarke, Mrs Clarke. Gus Hamilton. Fred Live say, Dr. C. C. Smith, all of Newport News; Berkley Adams, Thomas Gor? man ar.d Burnlelgh Crump, all of this city. V. P. I- Dance. Members of the Omlcron Club, of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, will give a hop at the Glnter Park school house on Wednesday evening, August 23. Just at this time there are juite a number of cadets and their friends visiting In Richmond and vicinity, and the dance will be an unusually de? lightful affair At the White Sulphur. Mrs. E. T. Faulkner, of Barton Heights, has gone to the Greenbrler White Sulphur Springs to spend sev? eral days. Mr. Faulkner left Rich? mond Saturday to Join his wife for a short stay at the White. Mrs. Faulk? ner has been spending most of the past summer montht? at the Brandon Hotel In i.aslc City, and will return to her hon.e In Richmond some time next month. Rngiigenient Announced. The Norfolk Vlrglnian-Pllot of last week contains the following announce? ment of Interest here: "Mrs Judson Carroll, of Raleigh. N C., has announced the engagement of her daughter, Miss Pattie Carroll, to Walter Whlchard, of this cl.y. the wedding to take place In October. "Miss Carroll Is one of the most popular girls In North Carolina so? ciety, and Mr. Whlchard Is prominent In business and clur circles of Nor? folk." In Gnnheu. Among the guests registered at the Alleghany Inn at Goshen from Rich? mond are John A. Coke. Jr.. William? son Talley. David H. Leake. R. B Peg ram John D. Potts, H. G- Buchanan. John -. Goddin and wife, F. B. Isaacs. N. L. Massey, W. A. Douglas. Mrs. E. W. Perrin. R. C. Watkins. Mrs. J. Powell Garland. Mrs- F F. Boyd, Rich? mond Moore. In und Out of Towu. Miss. Relrne has returned to the j city after spending most of this month at the White Sulphur. William Breeden left Saturday to spend this week at Ocean View with a party of friends. Mrs Charles Philip Hill and her three children, of Washington, are guests of Mrs. George Barnett at h?r country estate, "Waketleld Manor." Dr- Ldw"in P. Wright will return I to the city to-day after a month's ' stay In Croig county. jflsscs Louise and Alma Chlldress, accompanied by Miss Grace Holzhach, have left the city to spend several days visiting, friends and relatives in Goochland. I Robert E. Brown. Jr., and Thomas Launder. Jr, have returned to Rich? mond after a trip that Included Ocean j Vlow, Washington. Baltimore, Phila I dclphla and Atlantic City Maurice Powers, o* ^hls city. Is spending- eorae ttme In Los Angeles, Cal. Mise Katherine * Johnston, of this city. Is spcndlpg the remainder of the summer months In tho mountains of Virglnlo, C P. Smlthere has returned from a three weeks' trip through* New York Stato and Canada Mrs. Rose Johnston and her grand? son, Henry Johnston, -are visiting George C. Wyatt of Cranford, N. J. George J. Hoopor has rotorned to tho city after spending some time at Virginia Beach. Oeorge H. Flgner has returnod to his homo In Barton Heights after a trip to New York. A. Simon and Miss Paula Simon, of Grove Avenue, are spending several weeks at Buffalo Llthla Springs. Miss Conde Bridges Is spending some time with Mrs. John Davenport at her homo at Westhampton. Mrs. G. T. Garnett and Miss Ellen Douglas Garnett will arrive In Gtntcrj Park this week after spending the summer in Mathows. Mrs. FTank Hcbson nnd children1 have returned from Leesburg, where they were guests of Dr. and Mrs. -Tru-I man Parker. Miss Annie Carter, who' hoe been visiting relatives here, has returned to Gordonsville. Robert E Bruce, Jr., Is a guest ot relatives at Mountain View. Garnett Tabb, who has been at the White Sulphur and the Hot Springs, i is now visiting in Staunton. Misses Marie Kolner and Sndle Neale, of this city, are guests ?f Mra. W. D. Crawford in Salem. Rev. and Mrs. St. George Tucker, of Tokyo. Japan, have gone to Maine, where they will spend several weeks. Mrs. H. T- Jones and family are visiting her father and mother, John R. Cole, Thirty-third and Lyons Avenue, Woodland Heights. William A. Green, who has been , spending somo" time In Philadelphia, Stone Ha>rbor, Avalon and Atlantic City, returns to Richmond to-day. Misses Nell and Mamie Donovan and Mary and Marguerite Foley have re-j turned home after a delightful stay of two weeks with friends in Caro? line county SMALL CROWD ATTENDS. Talks on Corn liaising and FerlUlrers | nt Farmern' Institute. TSpeclal to The Tlmes-Dlsnatch.] Urbanna. Vi, August 20?From some j cause, the meeting of the farmers' In? stitute held here yesterday was not well j attended, not more than two dozen per? sons being present to hear the talk on] corn raising Bnd fertilizers, which, however, was very Instructive. Com? missioner K?lner was not here, his de? partment being represented by Messrs. Owens, Gordon and Zinn. It Is the duty of every expectant mother to prepare her system for the! coming of her little one; to avoid as far as possible the suffering of such; occasions, and endeavor to pass, through the crisis with her health1 and strength unimpaired. This she' may do through the use of Mother's Friend, a remedy that has been so long in use. and accomplished soj much good, that it is in no sense an experiment, but a preparation which always produces the best results. It is for exernal application and so pen-1 etrating in its nature as to thoroughly lubricate every muscle, nerve and ten? don involved during the period before baby comes. It aids nature by ex? panding the skin and tissues, relieves tenderness and soreness, and perfectly prepares the system for natural and safe motherhood. Mother's Friend has been used and endorsed by thou? sands of mothers, and its use will prove a comfort and a benefit to any woman in need of such a remedy. Mother's Friend is sold at drug stores. Write for free book for expectant moth ; ers, which con? tains much valuable information. BRADF1ELD REGULATOR CO., Atlanta, Go. it wont hurt uoirif uou (olemans guarantee for Indigestion Constipatlon^Dijspepsiag^ A Liquid After Dinner Dlgestanf I ASK, YOUR DRUGGIST i-iAVE YOU SEEN THE New Method Gas Ranges AT Pettit &Co.V Ladies' House Slippers 25c ALBERT STEIN 5th and Broad Men's 50c Pure Thread Black Silk Hose, 35c, or 3 pairs for .. Men's 39c Silk Hose, in all colors, LITTLE INTEREST FELT IN CAMPAIGN Democratic Nominees Without I Opposition?New City Hall Nears Completion. [Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlapatoh.] Clifton Forge. Va.. August 20.?Tho senatorial campaign, wnlch In many parts of the State has occupied tho cen? tra of the stage, has been noted for Us lack of Interest In this city and section, j William A. Jones is advertised to speak here on the 26th, and this will be the first speech of any candidate in the; pending campaign In Clifton Forge- Ho far It Is not known who will Introduce; the speaker when he makes his appear-; ance here, as neither side appears to: have a leader taking an" active part In the campaign- This lack of Interest 16; accounted for by reason of tho fact that N; E. Spessard. Democratic nom-! ir.eo for the. House of Delegates from' tho counties of Alleghany and Craig; and the city of Clifton Forge, and Cap-' tain W. A. Rlnehart, nominee of the; same party for the State Senate from' this district, are without opposition.', If the Republicans make no nomina? tions In opposition to tho men named, the vote In this section will bo remark? ably light in the primary on Septem? ber 7. C. W. Thurston. employed as a car repairer by the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, fell from a box car on which he was at work the first of this week, j and was so badly Injured that he died a few hours after the accident. Mr. Thurston waB thirty-six years old and leaves a wife and four <-hlldren. He was a member of the Odd-Fellows and the Carmen's Union, and the burial ser? vices were conducted by these orders Jointly, in the presence of a large con? course of people at Oakland on Wednes? day afternoon. According to eye-wit? nesses, when Mr. Thurston fell from the top of the car he struck the ground head foremost, his head first striking a piece of Iron pipe. The new City Hall that Is being erected here at a cost of nearly $40,000 will be ready for occupancy early In September. In the rear of the City Hall there hus been erected a substan? tial Jull. equipped witn the latest Im? proved prison conveniences. The City Hall will be used for tho holding of the sessions of the Circuit Court, the monthly meetings of the City Council, and the lower floor has offices for the several officials of the city. The puhllc schools of the city will open for the session of 1911-1912 on September 12 next, with J. H. Press ly as principal and J. K. Dawson, as? sistant principal.. Both men are well known educators, and under their guidance the schools are expected to prosper. Since the last .session tho city has let a contract for an eight room brick school building in tho Third Ward, and a four-room colored school building In the First Ward, tho two to cost about $2^.000. Miss Mattlo West, of Louisa, and Miss Mary Barksdalc. of Halifax, are guests in the home of Judge and Mrs. George K. Anderson. These young women are here to attend the West Anderson nuptials on August 23." re? cently announced by the issuing of in? vitations to out-of-town friends. Mayor' and Mrs. John A. Bowies and children are visiting relatives In Ablngdon. the former home "of Mrs. Bowles. They expect to be absent a week or ten days. ? The Augusta Baptist Association will meet at Goshen September 11 for a session of three days. The date was changed from the 7th on account of the State primary. Dr. Charles Manly, of Lexington, Is the modera? tor; George O. Greene, of Clifton Forge, vice-moderator; Dr. O. F. Greg, ory, of Staunton, clerk. The Augusta Association includes the Baptist churches In the counties of Alloghany, Augusta. Bath. Rockbrldge. Rocklng ham and the cities of Ruena Vista. Clifton Forge and Staunton. ACT* AS PEACEM AKER I IS WOUNDED FATALLY fSpeelal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Bristol. Va.. August 20.-?Conductor Thomas Hartford, of the Stonega Coal and Coke Company's railroad. In Wise county, was shot and perhaps fatally wounded at Appalnrhla last night, while siting as peacemaker tn a fight be? tween a man '.amed Evans and an? other named Hall. Evans shot Hall In the thigh, and filed a second shot when Hartford came tn between, the bullet entering his abdomen- Evans. It Is ! said, brandished his gun and defied the attempt of Sheriff John Moss to arrest i him. then disappearing In the mnun ! tain-. NOMINATED FOIl SENATE. Taxewell Lawyer I? Named by Repobll can Couv atlon, rSpeclal to The Times-Dispatch.] ' I Tazewell, Va., August 20.?J. W. Powell Royall. a young Tazewell law? yer, ex-member of the Legislature of Virginia, was nominated at Rlchlands yesterday for the Sta\e Senate from i the counties of Tazewell, Russell, ; Buchanan and Dlckcnson, o nthe Re I publican ticket. The Democrats will call a convention within a few days and name a candidate for the opposi? tion. Held for Murder. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Fayottevlllo, N. C August 20.?The coroner's Jury In the case of Jim I Townsend, the negro who was klled In I a streat tight here Friday night, has retched a verdict, that Townsend camo j to his death through a knife wound j Inflicted by Adam Smith. Clay John I son. the other negro, who was nlso wounded, but left here on a freight train yesterday morning, was brought back and used as a witness. Smith Is In Jail. MOTHER IS DENIED CARE OF CHILDREN Mrs. Fleming Swoons in Court Room When Decision Is Rendered. EARLY ACTION FOR DIVORCE After That Decree Trial Judge Can Make Modification of Order. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspafc:h.J Raleigh. N. C, August 20.?A decree by Chief Justice Walter Clark, of the Supreme Court, denying the prayer of Mrs. Percy B. Fleming for the cus? tody of her two children. Qeorgo Mor? timer, aged four, and Nellie Bryan, aged three years, and leaving them In tho charge of their uncle, Dr. Arthur H, Fleming, of I.oulsburg, caused tho most sensational and pitiful scene witnessed hero In a great while- Judpo Clark closed his written ruling with tho Inquiry: "Is Dr. Fleming in tho courtroom?" The latter advanced to the bar, ?whore the chlldron sat close by their mother, who convulsively clasped them In her arms and then swooned. This and the rush of others close by to tho aid of tho woman threw the two children into a panlo, and they be? gan screaming. Mrs. Fleming's father. H. E. Crouch, of Washington, nnd her 3lstcr, who has accompanied her regularly at the hearings, were aided by numbers of peoplo in efforts to restore Mrs. Flem Ins; to consciousness. Finally, as the courtroom was cleared, Mr. Crouch took his fainting daughter in his arms and carried her Into the anteroom, where she gradually recovered, and In the course of an hour was able to bo driven home. Courtroom Packed. The courtroom was packed when the hour arrived yesterday for the announcement of the disposition of the writ of habeas corpus, which Mrs. Fleming had sued out to recover tho children, taken from her July 17. by her husband, and sent to his brother at Loulsburg. The decree set out that Percy B. Fleming, husband of the petitioner, and father of the children, admits his unfltness to have the custody of the children, and that while Ihe petitioner, Mrs. Fleming, asks the custody of the children, it appears that sho has no Independent means of her own, and that her father, who possesses only a modest Income as an employe In tha government service at Washington, A Capital Book IS By Gene Stratton Porter, Author of "Freckles," "Girl of the Limberlost," etc. 1 A refreshing, beautiful, ideal story, ; ?urh as only Gene Stratton Porter can I write. Handsomely decorated and illus? trated. A book that you'll like. PRICE $1.35. Presbyterian Book Store 212-214 N. Sixth Street. Hot Days Discounted. Va. Medoc Claret 25c Bottle. Served with cracked ice. Palatable, nurishing, toning. HERMANN SCHMIDT, 504-508 East Broad. Phone Mon. 101. I Johnson's Floor Preparations Johnson's Wood Dye, 14 standard J shades, for the artistic coloring of all ' hard and soft woods, j Johnson's L5n-Dcr-Lac, better than ! shellac or varnish. Johnson's Klecn Floor, for cleaning all I finished floors. T. A. Miller Co. Druggists, 519 E. Broad St. Dreyfus & Co. Are holding important sulei in alt departments. Savings the grea esi tn years Summer Clearance Now Going On I ' EVERYTHING REDUCED to Chaste Trafieri for pure imported Olive Oil. Mad. 4202. 100 W MalnS;? has no other Income; that the chll- ! dren, If left In her care, would doubt? less be carried out of the Jurisdiction of the court to her father's borne In Washington city. "Besides," read the decree, "there are grave allegations In the pleadings touching her moral ohnraotor as a wife and mother, and much evidence hue been offered to sustain said charges. TheRo charges are denied by tho petitioner, and much proof has i been offered by her In support of her denial." Divorce l'rnceedlogn. Continuing, tho Chief Justlc* sets out that divorce proceedings will soon ' bo Instituted, when tho Issues ?an be found by a Jury; that the court Is ro luctant to make any finding which might prejudice either party In the divorce proceedings, and finds tt un? necessary to do so; that after tho divorce decree, the trial Judge can make such modification of this order In the light of the verdict found by the Jury. The court finds Dr. Flem? ing, paternal uncle of the children, fit In character and In means to take care of thorn, pending tho divorce ? matter, and that it Is uncertain whether tho father of the children j would at this time be able to fur- | nlsh means for their maintenance. The decree directs that tho costs be dl- I vlded. Dr. A. H. Fleming wag the principal witness yesterday. the evidence I being closed within an hour after tho I court opened and the arguments en? tered upon. Dr. Fleming took the stand mainly tc? deny the testimony of .Mrs. Fleming Friday. that In the ab? sence ot her husband ho made Im? proper advances to her. Including an attompt to embrace her. after having remarked that h0 expected he would die, plugged with a bullet, and prob? ably she would, too. F. S. Sprulll opened argument for Fleming, and H. E. N'orrls followed for Mrs. Fleming, the summing up being by Colonel J. W. Hlnsdalo. for Mrs. Fleming, and W. C. Douglass, for Fleming. Argument closed at <5 o'clock, and court took recess to R o'clock, when Justice Clark read the decree. ROAD IMPROVEMENT TRAIN NOW IS TOURINO VIRGINIA (Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Stuart. Va.. August 20 ?With stops at Martlnsvllle and Stuart, the spe? cial "road Improvement train." being oporatod by tho Southern Railway, working In co-operation with the gov? ernment offlco of public roads, finished Its second week In Virginia Tho great? est interest Is being shown In the train by tho peoplo on every hand, and In many cases the lecturers were forced to speak to the crowds from moving picture halls. The schedule for this week is as fol? lows: Monday, Drake's Branch, 10 A M.; South Hoston. 3:30 P. M. Tues? day. Meherrln, 10 A. M : Burkevlile, 2 P. M. Wednesday. Jetorsvllle. 9:30 A. M.; Amelia, 2 P. M. Thursday. Mos ley. 10 A. M.; Mldlbthlan. 2 P M. Fri? day. Fair Oaks, 10 A. M.; Tunstall, 3:30 P. M. Saturday, West Point, 10 A. M.; Cohoke. 2:30 P. M. During the fourth and last week in the State, the train Will visit Keys' vllle. Vlrgllina, Boydton. Broadnax. : L&wrenceville, Emporla, Drowryvllle, j Courtland. Holland, Suffolk and Pin? ner's Point. From Virginia the train! goes Into South Carolina for a month, \ and after completing Its tour of Geo gla points and along tho linos In Flor Ida, the tour will he brought to a 1 close In Richmond during the big good roads convention In the fall. GLOBE TROTTER HAD NO TROUSERS Tailor Was Pressing Them, and He Nearly Missed His Ship. (Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] New York, August 20.?For four hours yesterday Andre,Jagger-Schrnldt stood In his underclothes at the tele phono at Louis Martin's tr> ng to get his trousers so that he could start on the last leg of his record trip around the world- Tho Olympic was due to sail at 1 o'clock. At 12 o'clock Jagger Schmldt'S trousers had i.ot arrived from the tailor who was pressing them. Jagger-Schmldt pleaded at the tele phono; his friends raged In tho lobby of the hotel It made no difference. The globe trotter had failed to notify the bell boy who took the trousers that It was a hurry Job The bell boy was not In the hotel, and nobody knew the name of the tnl'or or his j address. A few minutes after 12 the boy with the trousers sauntered lets- ] urely In. Jagger-Schmldt grabbed and ; put them on, Jumped into a tax lea b and hurried to tho Olympic, which sailed on time. Jaggor-Schmldt had spent tho great? er part of the night seeing the white j lights In a perfectly genteel sort of way. It was <t o'clock when he got Into the hotel, and - o'clock when he arose In the morning. Eight min? utes before the Olympic gang plank was hauled In ho came to the pier. For half an hour a French moving picture company with u permit signed by Jagger-Schmldt to take Iiis picture before he started for home had been trying to get In a position to do so. | The pier peopl j said thoy did not know M. .lagger-Sehmidt's signature, and not until he arrived were the pic? ture men permitted to got Into posi? tion. They got him as he went up tho gang plunk and as he went along the deck. They even got tho ship In Its first move front the dock, Then one set of films was hastily ripped from the camera, placed In a film holder and thrown aboard the ship Thoy will land In Paris with M- Jagger Schmldt and be shown twelve hours after his arrival In his travels about the city tho man who Is going to mako Jules Verne's lmuglnutton of a trip around appear as If his hero walked most of the time, was accompanied by l red eric Poncella. who Is studying banking here, and who Kn -w the Journalist In Paris, and by Miss I.eonaire Oakeford, a friend of Mr. Poncella. At the ?\|!p M Jagger-Schmldt said the newspapers had Impressed him more than anything else In New York. The machinery used and the rapidity with which a bit of news went Into type and through the press was a lesson In Journalism to him. M. Jagger-Schmidt will'land at Cher? bourg on Friday or Saturday next He does not know It Officially, but under? stands there may be an aeroplane to take him from there to Paris. Barring accidents, he will mako the trip In thirty-nine days, and then see him? self making It tn the moving pictures a few hours after he reaches home. SAPPHIRE and DIAMONDS! Make a pleasing combination. I^et show you thr many new articles rings, bar pins. etc. SCHWARZSCHILD BROS., Richmond's trading Jewelers. HEADY DAM AG IS DONE BY EIRE North Carolina Town Suffers Loss of $100,000 in Early Morning Blaze. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch. 1 Klnston. N. O. August 20.?Fire brokd out about 4 o'clock this morning in the Ellis carrlago works, almost In the heart of the business district of thla city, and before being subdued de? stroyed property to the valuo ot $100.000 or more. The Are started in the planer room of the factory, on the; ground floor, and because of the highly; combustible nature of the contents oC the building, wr.s soon a raging con* flagratlon, which entirely destroyed thej^ immense structure. The Farmers' Warehouse. In whlchjj considerable tobacco had been storeoU by farmers, preparatory to the openlnrt sales next week, was also destroyed*! Two stores adjoining the Ellis factory*] belonging to J. A. Prtagon. with thettjjj contents, and two small dwellings" across Gordon Street, facing tho fac? tory building, were destroyed, with al furniture. About f> o'clock the firemen gained control of the flames, and wore assisted shortly thereafter by a torrentla downpour of rain. A partial estimate1 of tho losses is: The Ellis Carriage Works, finished vehicles, maehiner and materials, $80.000, Insurance $35,* 000: two stores of J. A. Pridgen, $5,000 Insurance $3,000; the Farmers' Ware? house, $10,000, Insurance $5,000; ? twd small dwellings and a warehouse, con* talnlng farming Implements. aboufl $3.000. with $2.000 insurance. The Are siarted In about the sameW spot as the Mg fire of 1S95. whlchM wiped out the entlro business sec-*! tlon of the city. aid. like that one^J Is believed to have been of incendlar^y origin 1 SUIT TO RECOVER NEARLY 820,0001 [Special to Tho T!me3-Dlspatch.] j Alexandria, Vn., August 20.-^Sult to^ recover $20,000 was Instituted yester-*} day In tho Corporation Court by C| Harry Yohe, special receiver of thaj Washington National Building ana. Loan Association, against the Virginia.. Safe Deposit and' Trust Corporation, Douglass Stuart and J. C. Stoddard, re_. celvers of tho Washington National Building and Loan Association; J. K. M. Norton and Howard W. Smith, re? ceivers for the Virginia Sttfe Deposit and Trust Corporation. It is alleged in the declaration that Stuart and Stoddard were appointed recelvors of the Washington National Building and Loan Association, and that they de? posited with tho Virginia Safe Deposit; and Trust Corporation the sum of $18,-j 680.33, and that tho Virginia Safe De-j posit and Trust Corporation was like? wise the surety on the bond of Stuart, and Stoddard. and that consequently;j the money has been lost. The object of the suit Is to obtain!, a judgment against the defendants, for $lS.r,so.3D, And if plaintiff wins; receivers of the Washington National* Building and Loan Association will re_, \ celve a dividend on their deposit, an<SI will also lecelve a like dividend om\ thelf judgment for this amount. Pastor Resigns. (Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Alexandria, Va., August 20.?Rev. S*, W. Rosenberger, since April last pastor of the Methodist Protestant Church* tendered his reslgnotlon to-dav, and It was accepted. Mr. Rosenberger wllV go to Bmlthfleld. Ohio, whore he ha"? accepted a call. Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S CASTO R I A Ladies' Colonial Pumps $3.50 to $5.00 J?rgens All Summer Furniture at a re? duction of 25 per cent, from the marked prices. Are sold only by THE CRAFTS PIANO CO., IUI East Broad Street. Dainty summer models of most ?aah?> lonahle materials. V. W. DAI1NF.Y * COHPASYi Third ntid Ilrood Streets. I'pur!: SAMEQbALI' EVERY DA Monroe 1861. '---'j'