TAFT Will DEFEND
Great Interest in Forthcoming
Address Before Conserva?
SESSIONS WILL OPEN TO-DAY
Prominent Men of Widely Diver?
gent Political Opinions
Will Take Part.
Kansas City, Mo., September 21.? i
The nearness of the 1912 presidential j
campaign the attitude of the adroln-1
I'<tration on tho conservation ques-1
tton, especially In Alaska, as a po-1
lltlcal Issue, and President Tuft's an-1
nounccment that he would defend tho'
government's Alaskan policy before!
the convention, arc the causes of much 1
anticipatory excitement among the!
many prominent men gathered here tj j
attend the throe days' sessions of the I
Third National Conservation Congress.,
which opens at Convention Hall to?
morrow. President Taft's address is i
scheduled for to-morrow night.
The data for the President's defense|
Of h'a national conservation policy has1
been gathered by Secretary of Interior)
Walter Fisher In the course of an ex-'
tensive trip through the much-mooted |
Alaskan coal fields, whern ho made aj
first-hand study uf the situation, with
u view of advising the Chief Executive!
us to the actual conditions In the Ter-!
Olfford Plnchot. former Chief For-!
ester, and President of the National [
Conservation Assoc atlun. was also ex- '
peeled to deliver an address, but he Is :
in Aliska making a study of tho coal'
Aside from the political significance
that attaches Itself to me convention.;
|jy reason of the attendance of men of
such widely divergent political opln- '
Ions ,ts President Taft. Woodtow Wil
son, Bryan. Champ Clark el ab, its de- '
liberations will prove of great benefit
to those engaged in ..grlculture In the
1'nlted State; fby reason of the seien-'
title farming experts mat have accept-.
cJ President Wallace's invitation to;
?Peak before the convention.
Object* lit Convention.
Tho .?rlmary objects of the National
Conservation Congress are: To pro-,
vide for the discussion of the resources'
of the United States as the foundation .
for the prosperity of the people, to!
furnish definite Information concerning
the resources und their development,
use and preservation, and to form un ?
agency through which the people of:
ihe country can frame policies affect?
ing the conservation and utilization
n't their resources. To embody the
Ideab of people In the different sec?
tions of the country. President Wal?
lace has secured many prominent ag?
riculturists from the vartous State
agricultural colleges, who, together
with metallurgists of n- te, will speak
upon the vital Issues of their particu?
Particular attention will be paid to
the reclamation of the soil, co-opera
t!o/i among farmers, the postal service
and railroads .the health of the people,
live stock and good roads. Each of
these tcplca will be the subject of
speeches by experts. Herbert Quick,
editor of the Farm and Fireside, tak?
ing "The Farmer and the Railroads":
Joseph L? Brlstow, United States Scn
Otor from Kansas. "The Firmer and
the Postal Service": Dr Frederick B
Mumford, the subjecrt cf "Live Stock
and Sol] Fertility": while Curtl* Hill.
<f Jefferson City. Mo.: W. A. Beard,
of Sacramento. Cal.. and Dr. Walter
I'.-ire, of New York, deal with "What
ficod Road? Do for the Farmer." "Co?
operation Among Farmers." and "The
C in'.ry School."
A novel feature of the farm phaso
of the Conservation Congress will be
an address by Mrs. Harriet Wallace
Ashby, of Des Moines. la., en "The
Farmer's Wife" Mrs Ashby will leal
with the social status of the farmer's
wife, her dally life, and the advan?
tages and disadvantages of rural life,
A further innovation from the rou?
tine discussions of the congress will
be the address of Dr. Warren II Wil?
son, superintendent of the Board of
Home Missions of the Presbyterian
Church. New York, on "The Country
Church." The object of this address
will be an exposition of social life In
rural communities, with a view to dis?
sipating the popular belief that farm
& Co., Piano
Is high among the world's best
makes. It possesses every strong
point, without the weak points
of other pianos.
? Lot us send free catalog.
Walter D. Moses & Co.
103 E. Broad St.
Oldest Music House in Va.
and N. C.
life la an unbroken monotony. Dr.
Wilson, in the pursuit of his duties,
ha* covered most of the farming ter?
ritories In the United States.
Convention Openn To-Day.
The convention will be opened at
8:30 to-morrow morning with ah ad?
dress of welcome,by J. C. Lester, pres?
ident of the Commorclal Club of Kan?
sas City, for the commercial and In?
dustrial, and by Darius A. Brown,
Mayor of Kansas City, for the city.
The Hon Herbert S. Hedley will wel?
come the delegates for the State of
The addresses of welcome will be
responded to by Henry Wallace, presi?
dent of the National Conservation Con?
gress, and the regular program will
then he In order.
Other* among thc,<e listed to speak
include Vice-President .Tames S Sher?
man. Speaker Cliamp Clark. Sei-retary
if War Henry I. S;lm?nn. Secretary
Agriculture .l*m?. Wilson. William
.lennlns? Rryan. Oivernor Wilson, of
New Jersey; Secretary of the Interior
Walter L Fisher, and Henry Wallace,
president of the congress, besides Sen?
ators. Representative?, agrlculttirsl ex?
perts and prominent men from all
p.irt-. of the I'nlted States.
WHITE RIBBONERS LEAVE
Depart This Morning for Annaal Stete
Convention In Dnnvllle.
Twenty-five delegates representing
the Woman's Chrtatluti Temperance
Union of Richmond and vicinity will
leave this morning at 10:45 o'clock or
Danville to attend the annual meeting
of the State organization. The local
white rlbboners will extend to the Vlr
Flnla body an Invitation to r?eet In
Richmond next year. and. It Is under?
stood. It Is likely that this city will
oapture the next session.
The local workers In behalf of tem?
perance will. It |g expected, be joined
to-day by representatives from other
sections of the State, who will pass
through here en route to the conven?
Mrs. W. M. Bickers, of Richmond,
superintendent of the mission depart?
ment, will submit a report of this
work. During the year the Woman'*
Christian Temperance Union has fur?
nished to the poor 1.R84 trays of deli?
cacies, R.411 sick persona were visited,
and 21? bushels of vegetables were dis?
tributed. In all. tl.3S2.JR was epent
for this charitable work.
HAD BOX OF LIQUOR
Colored Boy Caught After Senreh Last?
ing Two Honrs.
While perambulating through the
New Market late Saturday night. Po?
liceman Thomas saw David Fasley. a
colored youth, emerge from the store
of Perry Brothers, on Sixth Street,
with a big box under his arm. Then
he heard some one shout, "Catch him."
David dropped the box, and the nfflcur
laid his feet to the ground. After a
game of hide-and-seek, which lasted
two hours, the policeman found David
under a barrel.
David said he didn't take the box.
which contained $12 worth nf bottled
"Well, you had It. whether you took
It or not, and you've got to do some ex?
plaining to Justice Crutchfleld." sa<d
After a Change
Lack of energy is usually the out?
ward sign of faulty nutrition.
Folks who don't feel "spry" because
of lack of the right kind of nourishment.
When You Feed Right.
Thousands who know the personal
value of clear-thinking and vigorous ac?
tion, make Grape-Nuts a part of their
You know one always feels "very tit"
when the head and nerves swing alone;
peacefully and with that certain sense of
power that is unmistakable.
But when overwork or anxiety breaks
down the soft gray matter in the brain
and nerve cells (anxiety will do it quicker
than overwork) faster than the food you
have been using replaces it, then to save
yourself from that horror of darkness,
nervous prostration, you must change
food and take on some sure rebuilder.
That's the mission of Grapo-Nuts, made
of^the. selected parts of wheat and barley
containing the natural Phosphate of Pot?
ash, whicli combines with Albumen in the
human body and makes the soft gray fill?
ing of the brain and nerve centres.
Another thing to be considered is that
Grape-Nuts is "processed" in making and
the starchy parts converted into a form
of sugar, exactly as the process of diges?
tion in the body. So Grape-Nuts has
really passed the first act of digestion, and
therefore the food is quickly assimilated
in the most perfect manner by babe or
Get the little book, "The Road to Well
villc," in pkgs.
There's a Reason9'
Postum Cereal Co.. Ltd.. Battle Creek. Mich.
SOME OF THOSE INTERESTED IN SUCCESS
OF NATIONAL CONSERVATION CONGRESS
Grand Camp of Virginia Will
Meet in Newport News
Several thousand visitors, it Is ex?
pected, from all jarts of the State, will
he attracted to Newport News during
the twenty-fourth annual reunion of
the Orand Camp, Confederate Veterans
of Virginia, which will take place Oc?
tober 17. 13 and 19. The Sons of Vet?
erans have arranged to meet with the
men who wore the gray. Though the
ranks have been depleted by constant
deaths. It Is nevertheless anticipated
that this year's meeting will be one
of the most successful yet held.
Miss Louise Williams, daughter of
Attorney-General Samuel W. Williams,
has been named as one of the two
maids of honor-ln-chief by Mrs. George
W. Nelms, of Newport News, chief
sponsor for the State. Miss Grace
Dalton. of Norfolk, daughter of An?
drew Jackson Dalton. commander of
Plekett-Buchanan Camp, will be the
Women Win Point.
Yielding to protestations from the
Daughters of the Confederacy, the vet?
erans withdrew their decree which
went forth last year that thereafter
the sponsor and maids of l-.onor repre?
sentation of the State would be re?
duced to a single sponsor-in-chief, with
a sponsor only for each of the ten con?
gressional districts. As this will not
be enforced, there will be the sponsor
ln-chitf for the State and two maids
of honor-ln-chlef. and a sponsor and
maid for each district.
It was said yesterday that the spon?
sor and maid of this district had not
been chosen, hut will likely be some
time this week.
JefTcrnnu Hotel Arrivals.
W. H. Andrew-, Georgetown. S. C.:
W. P. Howard. New Yprk. J. N. Cath
lan. Selm.i, Ala.; H W. Brooks, Wash?
ington. D. C; Wm. Collier and wife,
i W'm. Collier. Jr.. Mr. and Mrs. Thos.
Garrlck. Walter Collier. New York; W.
H. Kelly. Plttsburg, Pa.: Mrs. Paulino
! J. Gaddls. Miss Gaddls. San Antonio,
i Tex.; Mise B. B. Coleman. Roannk*.
I Va.; J, H. Oakes and family, Boise,
j la.; P. Walton, Falls Mills. Va.; .loon
I L. Bindley. Pamplln: Jno. A. Bechtel,
i York county. Vs.; J, W. Traner. Mt.
1 Lake Park. Md.; H. E. Dana. New
? York: Samuel W. Russell. Louisville,
I'Ky.j B. C. Caldwell. New Orleans: Mr.
and Mrs. John L. Walton. Portsmouth,
Forecnet: Virginia?Fair Monday;
Tuesday unsettled; probably cooler in
north; light south vrlndn.
North Carolina?Local nhowera Mon
<la>- and probably Tuesday; light to
moderate ea?t ami southeast wind*.
Special Local Data for Yesterday.
12 noon temperature . 84
3 P. M. temperature . S3
Maximum temperature up to 8
P. M. 85
Minimum temperature up to S
P. M. 71
Mean temperature . 7S
Normal temperature . 68
Excess In temperature . 10
Deficiency in temperature since
March 1 . 9S
Accum, excess In temperature
since January 1 . Dil
Rainfall last twenty-four hours . .0
Deficiency In rainfall since
March 1 . 6.94
Accum, deficiency In rainfall since
January 1 . 7.21 j
Local OheervaGou 8 P. M. Yesterday, j
Temperature . 73 ;
Humidity . 69
Wind, direction .S. E. j
Wind, velocity . 6
Rainfall lust 12 hours.0^
CONDITIONS IN OTHER CITIES.
Place. Ther. IL T. ... T. Weather.
Ashevllle .79 78 6G Cloudy
Atlanta .78 S4 GS Cloudy
Atlantic City .70 74 68 Clear
Boston .To 78 60 Clear
Buffalo .70 72 68 Clear
Calgary .4<i 42 10 Clear
Charleston ...60 82 7S Clear
Chicago .62 G8 62 Cloudy
Denver .72 78 44 P. cloudy
Duluth . 44 14 40 Cloudy
Galveston ....82 SG 72 Clear
Hatteras .74 82 74 Clear
Havre .42 42 36 Clear
Jacksonville ..7S 86 78 Clear
Kansas City .66 82 64 Cloudy
Louisville ....78 86 62 Clear
Montgomery ..82 86 72 Clear
Now Orleans .80 S6 74 Cloudy
New York_72 76 64 Clear
Norfolk .74 82 (18 Clear
Oklahoma ...82 92 70 Cloudy
Pittsburg ....76 84 68 Clear
Raleigh .76 86 GS Clear
St. Louis .80 86 66 Clear
St. Paul .IS v. 4S Cloudy
Savannah ....76 SI 76 Clcav
.Spokane .60 62 38 Clear
Tampa .74 88 7i Rain
Washington .7 1 82 70 Clear
. Winnipeg -IS 52 32 P. cloudy
Wytheyille ...70 so 62 Clear
September 25, 1911.
Bun rise;; ....6:01 Morning _6:25
i Sun sets ....0:03 Evonlng ....6:39
He Is Captured Near Jarratt
and Confesses Two
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Emporla, Va., September 24?After
having committed an assault upon a
young negress. Fannie Harrison, whoso
home Is In the southeastern portion
of Brunswick county Friday afternoon,
I and attempted an assault upon Mrs.
j Ellen Twlsdale, who lives near Du
rand, this county, Saturday afternoon.
I Charles Lewis, a Wilmington. N. C.
j negro, was caught near Jarratt to-day
j and lodged In the Greencsville county
The arrest was made by Deputy
Sheriff J. W. Saunders and deputies
after the negro had heen tracked by
bloodhounds owned try Special Omcer
Lewis Fields, of Emporia, since yes
' terday afternoon. Lewis did not sub?
mit quietly to arrest, but attempted to
draw his gun. Sheriff Saunders and
his younir son. John Saunders, were
too swift for the desperado and got
i the drop on him. The negro had upon
his person a .:tS calibre revolver and
three razors, all of which were new.
This ufternoon Deputy Sheriff Saun?
ders nnd Special Offirer Fields took
the negro to the home of Mrs. Twis
dale, who immediately Identified him
as the man who yesterday threatened
her life by flashing a pistol In her
face and ordering her to accompany
him to a nearby woods. When ap?
proached by the negro, Mrs. Twlsdale
was upon the opposite side of a high
wire fence. When ho attempted to
vault the fence the thoroughly fright?
ened woman screamed and ran to?
wards her dwelling, which Is located
a short distance from where she was
approached. The negro, fearing for
his life, ran. makii-g his way into
Kmporla last night and thence, to Jar?
ratt. where he was captured.
Before arriving at the Twlsdale
home to-day Lewis made a complete
confession to the officers regarding
both offenses, saying he was guilty.
There Is reason to suspect that Bruns?
wick county will claim the man.
Manv ruiiiors are h float to-night
that Lewis will be taken from the
Greenesvlllo county jail and strung up,
but as the local baStite is >ne of the
safest in the State, this threat may
prove an idle one.
I How Nature Makes
(From The Family Physician.) !
It Is well known that the human skin
Is constantly undergoing a tearing
down and building up process. With
advunclng years or waniiiR vitality!
this tissue-change lags; the lifeless
solid surface, skin stays on so long
thai Its owner gets a "poor complex?
Common sense tells us that dead
skin cannot be enlivened or beautified
by any cosmetic, lotion or powder.
The natural thing fo do Is to remove
the offensive skin?remove the had
complexion. It tins been found that
ordinary mercoli/.ed wax completely
absorbs the devitalized skin. In
minute particles, so gently, gradually,
as to cuuse no Inconvenience, Mer
collzed wax, which any druggist1 can
supply, is put on at night like cold
cream, only not rubbed in, and washod
off In the morning. If you would
have a brilliantly beautiful com?
plexion, tust use this simple treat?
THE MOST EXPENSIVELY BREWED BEER
QUA LITY COUNTS
The PHIL. G. KELLY. Inc..
1413 E. Main St., Phone Mad
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THE STROH BREWERY CO., DETROIT, MICH.
City Auditorium?United Slates Ma- i
Academy of Music?"The ?Jnmillers."
Marine Band's Lender.
William H. Santclmunn. leader
United States Marine Band, which will |
appear at the City Auditorium to-night
as part of the liadclllfc series, was]
: born lh Offensen. Province Hanover,
Germany, and conies from a long line
of musical ancestor.-. He began the
study of the violin when very young,
for which he showed a marked tale:it
j from the very beginning: when four
I teen took up the study of harmony. i
Mr. Santelmann entered the military
I service at the age of eighteen, by en?
listing as a volunteer In the band of
i the Uiith Infantry Regiment In Lelp
( zig, the musical centre in Germany,
j During his three years' connection
! with that organization he had unlmt
I Ited opportunities to acquaint hlm
j self with the best there Is In music.
After his dlschurge he took up spe?
cial studies on the violin, and In har?
mony and composition, and rjter
nearly three years of zealous work In
Leipzig he accepted an engagement to
come to Philadelphia Concluding this
1 engagement, he had the refusal of two
offers, one In Now York and one to
enter the Marine Band In Washington.
Being specially fond of military ser?
vice, he chose the latter, and entered
the Marine Band In ISST, as the first
violinist and baritone player.
In recognition of his efficient work
as leader of the United States Marina
Band. Mr. Santelmann has received
i the degree of Doctor of Music from
' the George Washington University, of
Washington, In 19M. He also holds
diplomas from th>* Transmls6lsslppl
Exposition at Buffalo and Pan Amerl
| van Exposition at Buffalo and Louisiana
I Purchase Exposition at F3t. Louis for
! efficient service rendered In connection
with these exhibits.
I Mr. Santelinann's compositions are
I many and varied, among the more
I prominent Is the overture "Poea
Ihontas," written to an apotheosis of
the "Princess of the Forest." by Ran?
"The Gamblers," Charles Klein's
gripping play, which holds the record
for long runo amcng serious dramas
of the season Just passed, comes to
the Academy to-night and to-morrow,
matinee and night, under the direc?
tion of the Authors' Producing Com?
pany, of which John Cort Is president.
The story of the play Involves a de
1 bonalr young freebooter, who has
. come into the management of his staid
i old father's bank, and who. In his ef
j fort to expand the business, resorts
to various questionable practices.
There Is a woman In the case, the
I wife of the nrosecutlng attorney of
the Federal government, who was once
i the sv. eetheart of the young broker,
J and whose hu'shand Is given to posing
: as an Infallible moralist, and he allows
f his unjust Jealousy to override his
? sense of legal justice. Mr. Klein illus
', trates the axiom that there Is no
i gain without risk. He shows that
j men and women cannot make tremen
\ dous gains without making tremen
I dous losses, and that success In fame
i and fortune doep not always mean
real success In life.
All the characters In George Barr
McCutcheon'e novel nf "GraustarU."
j or "A Love Behind n Throne," ure re
; t.lined in the play, Including Grenfall
j Lorry, the Ideal American; Harry An
j gulsh, his friend: the Princess Yetlve,
; Prince Gahrlrl. Baron Dangloss, Prince
j Lorenz. - Prince Holaroz, Ostrom. Dan
' nox, Allode. Sltsky. Countess Dagmar.
Therese, Uncle Caspar nnrl Aunt
The first scene of the play repre?
sent- the exterior of the Hotel fte
gengetx at Edelweiss, the capital city
of the principality of Oraustaik.
! The second and fourth acts occur In
the boudoir of the Princess' Yetlve,
while the third and fifth acts take
place In the throne room nf the castle.
I The locale, of tin play affords unusual
opportunities for the display of rich
aiwl gorgeous costuming and elaborate
scenic mountings, which has hcen
tiikrn advantage of In every possible
'Ibis delightful play of love ;ind ro
' miir.ee will be tlu attraction at the
'lljou Theatre nil this week, beginning
to-night, with the usual Tuesday)
Thursday and Saturday matinees,
It en I < ?Hille Opern.
In "The Chocolate Soldier." which is
io be presented at the Academy of
Music for two nights, opening Wednes?
day, September 'JS there Is at least
an assurance of a comic opera that
lives up '.-> the meaning of Its classi?
fication. Th|- work, beginning In New
York without a word of announce?
ment, finished cut Its seennd-year stay
In a chorus of enthusiastic praise
Oscar Straus has written harmonics
around the keenly witty ideas of
George Bernard Shaw that overflow
the. work with music to be remem?
bered. The Whitney Opera Company
will be perhaps the largest of Iis?
theatrical season, and will Itutlutle the
famous Whitney Opera Continue Or?
chestra .f t?,venty-hve,
FINDS $300 AND JEWELS
Animal Belonging to Mayor Gaynor
Picks I'll Purse.
New York. September 24.?Mayo.
Gaynor's dog Spot, which spends the
nights In a comfortable recess of the
City Hall, plckod up a woman's poek
i-tbnok containing $300 In bills in a
corner of one of tho corridors of the
building yesterday, and carried I?
io the watchman. Besides the money
thero were throo diamond rings, a
pearl necklace and two cards, ona
bearing the name "Miss Genevlevo
McDonald. West Philadelphia," mil
the other "Mrs. Nunez Lorlng, Mount
Vernon, N. Y."
Mrs. I.orlng was Immediately called
up by telephone, and said that Miss
McDonald, who Is visiting her. hud
lost the purse while sightseeing In
downtown New York yesterday. The
jewelry was valued at about $1.200.
The purse was at once forwarded to
Miss McDonald by messenger.
at FALLS CHURCH
Washington. September 24.?In the
picturesque village of Falls Church,
Va.. on the historic Lesburg Pike, ,nin9
miles from this city, a marble tablet
upon the outer wall of the Colonial
Falls Church edifice, In honor of
George Washington, will be unveiled
on October 6, by the town chapter of
the Daughters of tho American Revo?
lution. Christ Church in Ale.tandrla
was General Washington's regular
place of worship, but Pohlck and
Falls Church were two outlying
parishes In wh'ch he was deeply In?
terested. He servod for twenty-two
years as warden and vestryman at
The church was built with brick
hrought from England in 1724. It waa
neglected for many years, but was
finally restored to good condition by
the Virginia Chapter of the Daughters.
Many illustrious names appe red on
the church records.
WAR ON THE SUGAR TRUST.
Plttaburs Grocers Cse IS-g Bulletins to
Attack the Tariff.
Plttsburg, Pa_, September 24.?Gro?
cers in this city have begun a cam?
paign against the sugar trust. They
aim to make It a country-wide agita?
tion against the increase in tho price
of not only sugar, but coffee as well
Every paper bag and every wrapper
In which sugar Is sent to the house?
hold bears this Inscription:
"Tho tariff on sugar benefits not
body but the sugar trust. Were It not
for the tariff and the trust this pack?
age would cost you 2 cents a pound
less. Urge your Congressman to vote
for tho removal of the tariff on sugar.
If he doesn't do It, don't return htm
to Congress. It Isn't our fault."
Tho price of sugar has been increas?
ing for two weeks, and Plttsburg gro?
cers have determined that the con?
sumer shall understand tho source of
the trouble. Other Information on
food stuffs will be disseminated to cus?
In the same way the American
Butchers' Association repudiated the
beef trust at Its recent convention
here. Tho butchers made It known
that they are not responsible for the
actions of the beef packers.
rittsburg grocers deelure. that with?
in another year they will have the
poor people thoroughly Informed re?
garding the price of foodstuffs And
that blame will be put with those re?
WITH 12 POINTS
Newark. N. J., September 24.?Frank
Kramer practically won the national
professional bicycling championship
I to-day at the Velodrome track by
I capturing two firsts, while Jackie
f Clark, who had held the lead, was
' unable to participate, owln gto Injuries
I received last Wednesday. Kramer now
j is credited with 72 points and Clarke
I with 6b. Summaries:
Kramer won the two-mile profes
; ?lonal championship, with Paddy FTa
I hlr second and Alfred GOUllOtt third.
! Time. 1:01 2-">. He also won the
I three-mile handle.ip from scratch with
i .lehn Bedell second and Ernest Joku*
O A S T O R I A
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