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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.
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it wont hurt uoirif uou
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AT
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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,
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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.
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