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Bar Pins 50c Hand engraved and excep? tionally long and substantially made; values ranging to $1.25. Social and Personal THE Slnton homo. Oil Park Ave? nue, was a veritable bower ot lovely flowers yesterday after? noon from 6 to 7 o'clock for the coin? ing: reception of Miss Kntherlnc Sin ton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. .lames Winston Slnton. In the drawing room, where the receiving party stood, palms and bay trees and a table heaped with lovely bouquets sent to Miss bin ton formed a very chnrrr.InK background, The entire house was hung with trail? ing vines and pink blossoms, and the lights were all shaded In rose color. In the dining room the eentro of the table waa decorated with a Hat placquo of Klllarney ros^s and the randies were shaded In silver and pink. Autumn leaves heaped the man? tels and window seats, and palms and bey trees decorated the library, where Mrs. Howard Button and Mrs Beverly Lewis. Jr.. rerved punch Mrs Sin ton. who received with h"r daughter, wore a handsome gown of eream colored chlfTon cloth bordered In Persian and trimmed with real lace. Fhr wore a cordage bouquet of lilies of the valley. Miss Slnton^worc a per? fectly rharmlnpr affair of white chiffon and beaded net made over soft white rhe Flour That Slves Universal Satisfaction. gjfajV&i"- 201 E. Broad ^ To-Day: A Three-Hour Sale of 7.50, 8.75 and 10.00 Skirts at 95 $15 and $18 Silk and Serge Dresses, 9.75 Reversible Coats at 12.50,15.7519.75,25.00 J. B. Mosby & Co. $1 Kid Gloves, To-day, (7 The new Hairy Mats, $2.00 $5.00 Shoe $3.50-$4 Easy Shoe ZEMOIJRXYCLE HUNTING slim s AND LEGGINGS, Northwest Corner Third and Ilroad. The Greentree IDEA IS Service Broad at Seventh. Fall Opening, showing dainty, new. fashionable styles. F. W. DAB.NEY A COMPANY,. Third mid Broad Streets. TIT* AMERICAN ATOftEtntOPSAN AMBDS ^^.Tgt^M^CAN^AM^' TMC flCST *" satin and trimmed In pearls and tiny pink rosebuds She carried an old fashioned nosegay of light pink buds bordered with lace and ehlffpn edg? ing Receiving with -Mrs. Slnton and her daughter were Miss Elizabeth Tay? lor, who wore old blue chiffon made over white lace; Miss Conway Flem? ing, In pale blue mar<iulsctlc over mcssalinc of the same shade, with gardenias, und Miss Mary McFaden. who wore bordered white chiffon trim? med In pearls and held a bounuel of orchids. Mrs. Button wore blue chiffon em? broidered In silver, and Mrs. Lewis wore an Imported pink chiffon em? broidered In tiny flowers. Assisting In the dining room were Misses Hosa lie Valentine. Mary Maunders. Ethel and Bessie WhlttOtt and Natalie Mc Faden, Miss Slnton is a very lovely girl and her formal presentation to society made yesterday afternoon was an al? together charming affair. Only the younger society set In Richmond were included in the i vltations. Special ?.?r for Guests. A special car will leave Harrison and Main Streets at a quarter to and a quarter after r, o'clock thl* evening to convey the guests to and from the wedding of Miss Martha Harvie Chaf (tn and Williams Carter .. Ickhnm Renshaw, which will be celebrated at the bride's home in Rlverview. Nesbll?Mean*. Mr. and Mrs Robert Preston Means have issued Invitations for the mar? riage of their daughter. Virginia Preston, to Valentine Jordan Nenbit, the ceremony to take place on Satur? day evening. December '-. at half after 8 o'clock In the Church of St. Mary'a-on-the-Hlgiilands In Birming? ham, Ala. The wedding of Miss Means l?< of much Interest to fashionable so? ciety in ? Richmond, where she is wide? ly related and visits part of every year. She is a granddaughter of Col? onel William M. Palmer, of 21t Went Franklin Street, and Is a niece of Mrs. Ormand Voung and Mrs. Frank Chris? tian, also of this City, i Miss Means Is a very handsome' girl and has been much admired in Rich? mond society. Her wedding will be a I fashionable affair and a great many Richmond people will go South to at I tend the ceremony. Itrtumlne to Nets Knalaod. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Blood, who have beer, guests of Mr. and Mrs. .lames C. Smyth at their big country place on the River Road, are leaving town to-day for their home in Lynn, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Blood motored through New England and as far South as Washington In their car, and on reaching Washington this afternoon will again make the trip to Lynn in their machine Mrs. Blood was for? merly Miss Blanche Tapley before her iparrlage several weeks ago. and has frequently been a guest of friends In this city. For Miss Dunninaton. Mlr.s Janet Duvall. of Farmvillc, was hoste?s at a very attractive handker? chief shower ou Thursday afternoon of this week In honor of Miss I.ucle L'unnington. Miss Dunr.tlngton's mar? riage to Southard Shields, of LeXlng ion. will be celebrated very shortly. MUa Ilaaklua's Eusraarnieat. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F, Jeffress have announced the engagement of their niece. Miss Minerva Waller Has kins, to Thomson Klngsford. of U6We go. N. v. The announcement wus made at a beautifully appointed dinner given Thursday evening at Meadow Brook, the Jeffress home, near the city. Miss Hasklns's nance Is a son of T. 1*. Klngsford, of Oawego, and the wcddlr.g Will be a notable event so? cially on account of the prominence of botli bride and bridegroom. Card Tournament. The second of the card tournaments at the Woman's Club was held at the club rooms Thursday night and twelve tables participated. The top score was made by Mrs. Grazebrook and her ;>art::t:', Mil* Archer. Following the tournament the entertainment com? mittee of the club served supper. The next tournament will be held on Thursday.. December 11. At the Hermitage Club. Golf at the Hermitage Golf Club is very popular with the women members this autumn, and a tournament start? ing this afternoon will decide the championship of the club. A qualify? ing score for nine holes will be handed in Saturday, Monday or Tuesday. Miss Posey Meredith has been cham? pion of the club for two years, but-a number of others are now playing championship form, Miss Avis Grant, Miss Daisy Winston, Miss Scarborough, Mlas Ashburner, Mrs. W. P. Wood, Mrs- Belvln and others. The contest promises to be a very exciting one. The annual business meeting of the Hermitage Golf Club will be held at the clubhouse this afternoon at half past ? o'clock. The regular Saturday afternoon hop will be held as usual. In and Out of Town. Miss Nannie Carllon has gono to North Carolina, where she will visit friends for a week. Mr. and Mrs. Harry St. George Tucker have gono to Norfolk, where they expect to spend the winter. Miss Annie M. Gooch, of Clarkg vllle, ieft town yesterday for New York, from which city she will sail to-day with a party on the North Ger? man Lloyd liner 1'rinzesse Irene for a cruise around the world. Mrs. Clifford R. Caperlon. of this city, will shortly be the. guest of Mrs. A. T. Gordon In i.ouish Mrs. Odell, of Wllliamsburg, is vis? iting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Burgess, of Highland Park. Miss Elizabeth Stapelkamp, of Clay villi-, has been a recent guest of Miss Annie Gooch at the Richmond Hotel. Mrs. E. J. Parrish, of Durham, and Mtb. B. N. Duke, of New York, are visiting Mrs. S. T. Morgan at 111 Bast Franklin Street. Mr- and Mrs. Frank J. Craigle and family have moved into their new homo, 20M Stuart Avenue. Miss Mabel O'Ferrall. daughter of the late Governor Charles T. O'Ferrall, is ill with typhoid fever at the Me? morial Hospital. The attack was said to be slight. INFANT BURNISH TO DEATH. Cradle Is Set on Fire by Five-Year Old Boy. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Tazewell, Va.. November 17.?The adopted child of Mr. and Mrs. Rees? Lowe, who live at Raven, a few miles west of here, was burned to death yesterday In a tragic manner. Mrs. Lowe left the house to go In search of her husband, leaving a boy five years old In charge of the infant, six months old. While Mrs. Lowe was ab? sent the boy to amuse the baby light? ed small pieces of paper and sticks, and in some manner the cradle iri which the baby was resting caught fire and burned the child to death. The body wbb almost burned to a crisp when the foster mother returnee!. When the mother returned she asked the little boy where the baby was, arm his reply was, "She Is burned up," given in childish Innocence and Igno? rance, Highwaymen Caught at Weldon Must Serve Term of Twelve Years Each. i TRIAL IS IN RECORD TIME Davis Case Considered?Chauf? feur Acquitted at Inquest. Other News. Tlmcs-Dlspatch Bureau. ln? Worth Sycamore .Street. Petersburg. Vu.. November ?17. One of the quickest criminal trials on record marked the proceedings of the Hustings Court of this city to? day. The four young men?Chatte? C. Williams, ut;ed sixteen years, and .lames Davis, aged eighteen years, Of Forth Wurth, Tex., and Joseph C. Csry, aged seventeen, and J. D. Brown, aged fourteen?charged with holding ut> and robbing Charles C, Brown, of this city, on the Richmond and Peters? burg Turnpike on Wednesday night, were the prisoners In the rase. They I were arrested In Weldon yesterday morning and were brought back to the city last night. In the Police Court this morning they all pleaded guilty to the charge and were sent on for trial. The grand Jury took tip their cases about noon and In half on hour returned Indictments against all four. I The voting men were promptly ; brought Into court and on their ar-. , ratgnment pleaded guilty and elected j to be tried by the court. The only , request they had to make wa? that I the court would not be hard on them. I The court, after hearing the statement I of Mr. Brown as to how he was held ! up and robbed of his gold watch and i chain ami JSO In money, of having six pistols pointed at his head: of the de? mand for his money unde"r threats, and of the threat to chloroform him. took the prisoners In hand and quee MRS. PARKER TOLD RIGHT AWAY Here Is a Secret That Will Interest All Ladies, Told by One Who Knows by Experience. Cude, Mis?.?Mrs. Liza Barber, sped'nine, of her experience, says: "I can truthlully say that I have been wonder ! Jully benefited by the great woman's | j tonic, Cardui. . Three months ago I could hardly itand 1 on my feet, and I had given up ever hav? ing good health. After using two bottles of Cardui I could tell it wa> helping me, and I continued taking it for a while. Now I feel a? well as I ever did, and can do all of my work. I shall always praise this great medi? cine to every suffering woman. I think there is no other half so good." No matter how serious or long-stand? ing the trouble, Cardui will help you, for it is a tonic remedy especially adapted to i bring relief from womanly ailments. In the past fifty years Cardui has helped thousands of weak, sick women back to health and strength. Cardui acts gently. It has a gentle) I strengthening effect on the entire wo? manly constitution. A remedy with ?urh a ldng record" of success and praise from so many thousands of those who have used it should certainly do you good, too. Don't hesitate. Get a bottle to-day. N. B.? Write lo Ladies' Advisory Dept., I Chattanooga Medicine Co., Chattanooga, Tenn., for Special Instructions and 64-page book, "Home Treatment for Women," sent in plain wrapper on request. <? \ BATH ROBES For Men. 55 ones for.$3.98 56 ones for.$4.98 57 ones for.$5.48 58 ones for.$6.48 All these are hand? some new styles and beautifully made. ?0 OTHER STOVE DOES THIS Cole'l Hot Blast Heater maintains a con? tinuous fire; also a ateady, even heat. It will bold Ore from Saturday ntgbt until Monday morning ?6 hours). It will bold Ore orer night with less coal than any other atoTe. tipeu the drafts to the morntog and the rooma are qolekly be9ted with the coal put In the nlrbt before. Come In and examine Cole'a original Hot Blast Heater. Price ?12.00 and up, accoidlos to bis*. (R'll). . Sold Only by Jones Bros. & Co., Inc., 1418-1420 East Main Street. ioo nur ukp.M) s v ? QHICHESTER S PILLS V_o!^ TnK DIAMOND BRAND, /v Ladleat Aah yon r Drajt.Ul for A\ I'lll. la lied tnrt Uold miul,it\W heif*. tailed wldj JIIim kIMion. V/ Tako no other, ftmj of your " Uneel't. a.v 1 , ('llI-i'llKS-Tcn ft DIAMOND 1IKAND I'll.l.n. e* 03 j'Jn known at Bort. Seifert. AI??r? R'l UN. tloned them a* to their record The two Texas hoys left their homes two and a hnlf yoara ago. and the two Denver boys about a year ago. They all met In New York City, where they obtained work. Cary Is the only one whose parents are living. Judge Mul lcn spoke very gently to the boy* on the seriousness of the crime they had committed, and for which the law provided even a. death penalty. He concluded by pronouncing a sentence on each of twelve years In the peni? tentiary. This sentence will, of courBe. pre oludo prosecution for the highway robbery committed by the hoys in Richmond. The entire court proceed? ings In the cases lasted less than an hour. Davis Cane In Court. The Supreme Court having denied the appeal of Charles Hall Davis for a writ of habeas corpus and release frotn custody, the question -came up in the Hustings Court to-day on fixing ?. day for tho trial of the case on Its merits. Colonel James Mann, of counsel for Mr. Davis, expressed the desire to have the trial at this term of the court, and suggested December 5 as a day agreeable and convenient to counsel. Commonwealth's Attorney Mann ex? pressed readiness for the trial on any day. The court suggested the 8th day of January, hut It was stated that Colonel John U Lee could not be here at that time, tn view of the fact that counsel had not received a copy of the Supreme Court's opinion and were not .fully advised of Its ef? fects, it was agreed that the ques? tion of fixing a day for the trial of the case on Its merits on the pend? ing charges of misuse of funds of the Appomattox Trust Bank should be considered on Monday. Five Years on the rtoad. John Lewis, negro, indicted for hc-:rebr<?ik!ng r.nd robbery, was con? victed of the charge In the Hustings Court to-day and sentenced to five years on the public roads. On the same night recently Lewis broke Into the store of W. O. Newsom & Co. and the residence of W. B. Harrison. Lewis has a bad record Iji Richmond. Acquitted of Blame. Justice Lundle. of Chesterfield county to-day held an Inquest ovei the body of John Monroe an KJCerf negro," wno was last night run over and Instantly killed by an automobile driven by Brlce E. Benson, chauffeur for David Dunlop. Monroe lived in this city, and was roturnlng from Swift Creek at the time of the acci? dent. Mr. Benson testified that he saw the old man some distance ahead of him In the road and Blackened his speed In approaching him; that Just as he came near. Monroe, probably confused and blinded by the lights, attempted to cross the road imme? diately in front of the car. and the accident was unavoidable. The Jury acquitted Benson of blame. The ne? gro's head was crushed and many of the bones of his body were broken. Deatb of .!. B. Olli. J. E. Olli, of Mont Blanco, on James River, Qhesterfleld county, died at the home of his brother. John A. Gill, on High Street, at 11:40 Thursday night. He leaves three sisters and two broth? ers?Mrs. D. D. Adklna and John A. Gill, of this city; Mrs. L ?. Tabb and Mrs. E- S. Gregory, of Chesterfield county, and W. F. Gill, of Los An? geles. Cal Funeral services will be held at the residence of John A. Gill Saturday morning at 11:30 o'clock, and the interment will be In Blandford Cemetery. Meeting of .Medical Faculty. The Medical Faculty of Petersburg held Its sixty-sixth annual meeting last night In A. P. Hill Camp Hall and elected officers as follows: President. Dr. J. R. Beckwlth; First Vice-Presi dent. Dr. H. A. Burku; Second Viee Presldent. Dr. E. I? McGiU; Corre? sponding Secretary, Dr. W. E. Ilar wood; Secretary and Treasurer; Dr. W. C. Powell; Court Medlcnle. Drs. J. D. Osborno. J. G. Ronnie. If. O. Leigh, R. A. Martin. C. T. Jones. After the hustness meeting the fac? ulty adjourned to the Stratford Hotel and partook of the annual banquet. Suit Fnded. In tho Hustings Court last evening after a trial of some days the civil action of the Virginia Railway and Power Company against B. G Temple & Company was ended by a verdict for the defendant. A motion was made to set tho verdict' aside and grant a new trial, which Is to ha argued later. Tho soult embraced the amount of money from a lease of several years. The Basin Mill, occupied by the de? fendant, was destroyed by fire In July of last year, and was rebuilt by the plaintiff and tendered to Mr. Temple. The dafendant refused to receive It on the ground that the mill was not in as good condition as before tho fire. Hence the suit. Another Assignment. J. A. Pulley, who for some years has conducted a grocery storo on upper Halifax Street, made an assign ment to-day to T. F. Parsons, as trus? tee, for the benefit of his creditors. Liabilities amount to about $1,000. Death In Chesterfield. Mrs. Helen E. I .each died last night about 9 o'olock at the resilience of her son-ln-la^v, J. P. Tuhstari, in Chester tlolil pounty. She was seventy-nine years old. The burial will be at Ccn tralla to-morrow afternoon at 2 oYIock. Trial Set for -fin. The trial of .1. B. liozler. of near Hampton, charged with attempted as? sault on Mrs. Gibson several months pro. Is set for Friday, the 24th. In the first trial last month the Jury eould not agree. Drunkenness is Hozler's defense. SYNOD ADJODI.V5. ltcpr;t Short? Inrrenar of 3W4 Com iminlcnntM UurlUK Venr. [.Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Wlnston-Salem, N. C. November IT. ?The Moravian Synod of the Southern Province, which meets triennlally, ad? journed this ufternoon. after a three days' session. The report of the church uld nnd extension committee showed a net Increase In communicant member? ship of 394 since last synod. In the Sunday schools the gain wus larger, being 766. The foreign and Bohemian mission committee recommended, among other things, that each congre? gation take under careful consider? ation the advisability of supporting its own representative in mission fields; also that the personal canvass method beTftlopled in all congregations. Hew .fames B. Hitll reported for the com? mittee on church government. In this a new ruling was made, that the synod could be called together by the pro? vincial elders' conference or by the written request of fifty members. Among the rules nn<| regulations read, it w.is stated that to organize a new congregation not less than forty ac? tive members must be available. SCHOOL PAIR AT AMELIA. Kxblblt To.Day Will Allraet Wide? spread County Intere??. (Special to The Times-Dispatch.J Amelia. Va., November 17.?Wide upread interest Is being taken In the Corn and School Fair to be held here Saturday, under the auspices of the Amelia School. .UUSgtlcs, art mid domestic sciences and agricultural pro? ducts, slock and poultry will be exhib? ited. The amusement features will consist of a greasy pig catching and climbing a greased pole. There pill be speaking by promi? nent educators, nlso by Congressman Hobt. Turnbull, now representing the Fourth District In Congress. The Jiandsome new Methodist Church Is being pushed to completion. The brick work I* nc.iv wflJJ ufl lltlto the sec? ond story of the church. A cement walk Is being constructed to the high school on the street pui ehased by the Board of Supervisors from the Methodist parsonage lot. The season has been unusually good for fox hunting and the catches have been fine. There are several good packs In the county, and they have all been successful, and girl hunters [are well rewarded. 1 tjuite a good delivery of tobacco Is being made to the stemmerlcs here every day and prices are good RED SHIRT SIGNAL SAVES FROM DEATH -. Seven Men Lashed to Mast Are Rescued in Chesapeake Bay. I [Special to The Tlnies-Dlspatch.] Baltimore. Md., November 17,?rA red shirt whipping out front the masthead of the schooner L,llllan F Evans, hail? ing from Alexandria. Va., in a heavy gale off the mouth of the Rappenau nock River late yesterday afternoon, resulted In the rescue of captain John T. Nelll and a crew of six men by tho steamer Pilot, bound for Baltimore, from Norfolk. When Captain Wado H. Cray, of the Pilot, made out lite ted shirt ho at first thought that it was a top A buoy. Marine glasses caused the captain suddenly to change the course of the Pilot, for he saw seven men lashed to the masts and rigging of the .sinking schooner. Before dark the Pilot had come alongside the schooner, and boats were lowered nnd no time was lost in mak? ing the rescue. The cental I of tho schooner and the men were conscious, but they had been without food for nearly twenty-four hours. Tlx schooner was bound for Norfolk, when on Wed? nesday night the sails were torn nwny by a' terrific gale, which swept the middle Chesapeake, and iho vessel soon sprang n leak. The crew worked at the pumps, hut finally the vessel filled, and captain and crew were forced to take to the | rigging. The helm of the schooner was set for the shore, and the red flannel shirt was fastened to tha masthead. The cale continued all day Wednes I day. but the schooner drifted along i with the tide, with her decks be? neath the water. While the crew was I In the tigging the rudder was swept .frofn Its fastenings and for hours tho schooner was born along on a llsUesa cou*"\ When the Pilot hove near the SOllOOnbr the men were hardly able to talk. Bild when finally taken aboard the steamer, some of them collapsed. Captain Nelll requested that an ef? fort be made to save the schooner, nnd as the vessel was afloat n line was fastened to the spnra nnd the vessel towed near the month of the Rappa hanock. where she grounded. Captain Nelll B'td his crew were set ashore at 1 a small wharf and an effort will be I made to float the schooner. Captain Nelll Is a well known mariner, hav l I? i ommanded vessels sailing from Richmond and other Virginia ports. N. ADD S. MAY BUY OTHER ROADS President and Counsel in Con? ference With North Carolina Corporation Commission. COMPANY'S PLAN NOT KNOWN Clever Forgery Scheme Is At? tempted?Charters Granted by State ISpecIal to The TtmcB-Diepatch.J Raleigh, N. C.. November 17.?Presi? dent E. 1". Lamb and General Counsel W. B. Hodman, of the Norfolk and Southern Railroad, were In Raleigh to? day conferring with the North Caro? lina corporation Commission, and thorn \s a generally credited report that the Norfolk and Southern Is con? summating a deal through which it will purchase the Raleigh and .South port, the Durham and Southern anil : ? a Aberdeen and Asheboro railroadi. Tlie Raleigh and cjouthport is operating between Raleigh and Fnyottevllle, and building from Lllltngton to Sanford. The Aberdeen and Asheboro or Pago Road has an Important line from Aberdeen, Moore oounty, throug.i Montgomery county into Randolph to Asheboro, with trackage privilege over the Southern into High point, and tho Durham and Southern has an impor? tant line from* Durham, through Wake and Harnutt counties, to Dunn, con? necting with the Atlantic Coast Line there. .lust what combinations I ha Norfolk and Southern has in view in the impending deal do not yet appear. It may push on South to Charleatyut, or there may be In view extension* to Durham. Greensboro. tVlnstoh-SaTom, and taking In the F.lkln and Alle? gheny Railroad westward, which Pres? ident Mills, of the. Raleigh ant South port 1b actively pushing toward com? petition as general manager under President Hugh G. Chatham. Again there is a possibility mentioned that the Raleigh ind Charlotte Road pro? jected by E. C. Duncan, may ultimate? ly put the Norfolk and Southern into Charlotte. remarkable fraud and forgery has Just been perpetrated here by a cul? prit as yet unidentified. He came to Rnlelgh and had recorded in the regis? try of deeds for the 'county, a deed to 101 acres of land, purporting to be tr sferred from J. W. Vlck and wife to Marcus Martin, he representing himself to be Marcus Martin. The tract was min? utely located and identified, and the deed had forged certifications of mag istrate validating It. Then he set eboiit to arrango n loan of $1.500 on it. and this disclosed the fraud and forced him to Bklp out. The real Marcus Martin has been exonerated of all connection or knowledge of the Bihemo. Now the courts will have to make an order to clear the title of J. W. Vlck and wife to their Innd that the man pretended to convey. The Cape Fear Marine Railway Com? pany. Wilmington, was chartered to? day for a general marine railway bus? iness of repairing vessels, machine shop and foundry work and plumbing The capital Is ?250,000 authorized and $34.000 subscribed, bv .lames Sprunt. C. W. Worth, L. H. Skinner. H. C McQueen, .lames S. Williams, George Rountree. J. W. Harper and W. H. Chndborn. Leonard Tufts, of Plnehurst. arid a party of automoblllsts passed through Rnlelgh to-day on their way to Rich? mond, over this section of the cap? ital highway to Richmond for the Con? gress of the Amorlcnn Association of Highway Improvement. They are en? thusiastic over the steady Improve in nt of the highway conditions from Pinohurst to Rnlelgh. and are confi? dently expecting much Improvement In the roads from Rnlelgh to Rich? mond. Another Railroad Iliimor. ''. reenshoro. N. C.1 November 17.?11 Is reported Here to-night from Troy, on goo'l authority, that all holdings nf the Ashe? boro unit Aberdeen Railroad Company have hern sold to the Seaboard Air Line. Tho deal mil consummated at Blacoe to-day. The Aberdeen ar.d Asheboro extend* from Aberdeen to Aaheboro. from Ploehursl to imthage. from Candor ?? to Bllerbo. from n< ? j( lb Milunt Ollead. and Is known In North t'arollna as the Tage road, a val? uable piece of railroad property. Circuit Court of Appeals. O Taylor Gwathmey, of Norfolk, was ad? mitted to praeilp? yesterday In the I'n'.ted State? circuit Court of Appeals. Court opened with Circuit Judges Ooff and Prltchard and District Judges McDowell nnd Connor hi attendance. The following case was argued and sub? mitted: No. 1044?Colonial Trust Company, execu? tor of Frank J. L,\idlngton. deceased, ap? pellant, vs. R T. Thorp, receiver of tho Ware-Kramer Tobarro Company, bankrupt, appellee; appeal from the Dtatrlct Court at Norfolk, cause argued by O. Tayloe Owathmey, of Norfolk, for the appellant, and NV T Oreen. of Norfolk, for the ap? pellee. Court wir. convene again this morning at 10-.:o O'clock), but there will be no argu? ments. Saturday and Monday being given over to conference purposes. Police Court Coses. Eddie Adams, coloied. suspected of a fel? ony, was placed In Police Court yesterday morning und,.- $3(0 security for six mouths. "William Stewart, colored, charged with stealing a horse from C. H. Miller, was dismissed on payment of costs. Lizzie White, colored, drew sixty days from the scrap hag for helping herself to a aklrt belonging to the ro!i?n Company. Calllo Jones, colored, suspected of a fel? ony, was plncrd under $^"1 security for half a year. Diamonds If yon rontcn-.p'ate the purchase of a Diamond you will not be satisfied uatO you have seen our enormous stock. Schwarzschild Bros. Richmond's Leading Jewelers, Second and Broad Sts. SlOATESW CONTEST NOTICE' Defeated Clerk and Commis? sioner Ask for Recount of Votes. [Special to Tho Tlmes-Dispatoh.] WythevUle, Va.. November 17.?John R. llonaker and M. 11. Rickey. defeated Republican candidates for clerk and commissioner of the revenue for the east end of tho county, havo served notices of contest, and ask that the ballots be recounted. They allege a miscount, by which they lost a suffi? cient number of votes to have been elected, but In only one precinct, the strongest Republican In the county. Is tliure a specified allegation, embracing only three votes, which would not have changed tho result. In other re? spects the petitions are Indefinite, being merely an allegation of the mis? count. Notice of Content. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Meherrln, Va., November 17.?A. S. Brldgrforth. the defeated candidate for county treasurer in this county, filed his notice of contest with tho county clerk lato yesterday afternoon. It Is not known" here upon what grounds he Is contesting, but only two pre? cincts are mentioned In his notice, those being Meherrln and Planters vlllo. the ljtter being In the same dis? trict that Mr. llatchett, who defeated him by .7 vote?, resides. It Is the Impression here that the contest will he hotly fought by Mr. Hatehett and his friends, as they claim that they have counter charges to bring before the people. It Is not known when this matter will be taken up. VIRGINIANS AT HOTELS Stumpfs ?T. D. Henley, Suffolk; C. I? Harrison. Virginia. Gllbert-E. B. KeeUy. Petersburg: A. B. Carroll, Danville: J. A. Garland, Farmvlllo; W. C. Olli. North View: J. S. Senger, Ar vonla; L. P. Brltt, Norfolk. Richmond-Mr. anil Mrs. T. E. Jone?, Dynohhurg; J. fct. Hawkins, Virginia: T. C. Conlon, Charlottes vtlte; W. T. Voorhl?, Norfolk: Mr. mid Mrs. E. Bosher, Staun ton; W. M. Grashon, Norfolk. Park?Mr. ond Mrs. L>. E. Seay, Colum? bia; A. X. Montelro. Goochland. Murphy-??W. B. MeCormlck, Virginia.; Ballard Green. Danville: O. L. Clifton. Nor? folk county; William Eiey. Suffolk; Mra. ftoberl I.. Jeffreys. Miss BeBSle Jeffreys, Chase City; W. V. Atkins. Blackstone: J. B. Slielton, Goya; W. C. Illohmond, Rural Retreat: S. W ? Holt. Newport News; .lames B. Blanks. Petersburg; T. Neal Williams, Danville. Mr, and Mrs. C. C. Furr, Virginia: C. 0. Long, Big Stone Gap; Mrs. A. A. Cox. Mrs. F. W. Hulibard, Farm? ed 1 *; Margaret Davis. Dumbarton; C. 8. Jones, Culpeper; Mr. and Mrs. R. Tarn bull, I.awrencovlllc; Charles A. B-ikar. Danville; J. U Pebbles. Norfolk: T. W. Tucker. Virginia; Otto Wells, Norfolk; Mlas Ella CI. :Agn?w. Rurkevllle; E. C. Houn*. Virginia; W. D. Itowzle, Venter; J. H. Bailey, Virginia: W. H. Garrett. Norfolk. Davis?J. C. Gray, Newport Newa; Mr. und Mrs. P. It. Cowley. Fordwlck. Lexington? O. T. Barrett. Oak Rldgc; O. W. Plerponl, Virginia; F. C. Dink. Portsmouth; J. W. Lutor, Sinlthfleld; J. J. Faulknor. t.'rbanne; Harry W. Wilson, Staiintnn: F. S. Farrar, .tetcrsvlllo; R. H. Van Dien. Aalilatnt; J. O. Sims. Norfolk; B. C. Gaxrett, Joteravtlle. CHARTERS GRANTED Ounn Disinfecting and Oil Corporation, Richmond, Va. F. V. Gunn, president and treasurer; R. W. Fowler, vlce-prcaldent; W. I* Fitch, secretary?all of Richmond. CapilsfV Maximum. iuo.GCO. minimum, jj, 0-30. Object: Manufacture and deal in oila. Eaglraton-Parke (Inc.), Norfolk, Va. U. G. Eaglcston, president; George J Parke, vice-president, both of Baltimore, Md.; W. W\ Gordon, secretary and treasurer, Nor? folk. Va. Capital! Maximum. 160,000; mlo imum, IH5.O0O. Object: Mining business. The Hampton Machine Works (Inc.), Hampton. Va. F. D. Cook, president; H. B. Woodfln, secretary; Riehard Armstrong, treasurer?all of Hampton, Va. Capital: Maximum. , $15,000; minimum. $<,'J?O. Object; Operate machine shops. Orphetim Stock Company (Inc.), Norfolk. Va. Jake Wells, president: Otto Wells, ?oeretary; MoS Levy?all of Norfolk, V?. Capital: Maximum. $16.000; minimum, $500. objects: Theatrical amusement business. Play Producing Corporation, Norfolk, Va. Jake Wells, president; Otto Wells, secre? tary. Mop Levy?all of Norfolk, Va. Capi? tal: Maximum, $15.000; minimum. $500. Ob? ject: Theatrical amusement business. Building Permits. Building and repair permits wore Issued yesterday aa follows: Clara Cowan. tn repair a frame dwelling. IIS East Twenty-Brat Street. Washington Ward, to cost 1125. H. L. Cabell, to repair a brick dwelling. 105 North Second Street, to cost $:S6. Mra. Robert D. Kemp, to repair a frame tenement, two dwellings, lo-ls East Ninth Street. Washington Ward, to cost 1100. A. E. Pcttigrcw and A. L. Adamaon. to repair a frame tenement, two dwellings. 1JI-12S East Nineteenth Street, Washington Ward, to cost $125. W. T. Wessel, to ereot a two-story de? tached frame dwelling. 1J07 North Twenty third Street, to cost 11,660 Contract for New R?ctory. [Special to The Times-Dispatch. J I.ynrhburg, Va., November 17?The vestry of St. John's Episcopal Church has let the contract for the ernctinn of a. new rectory on a lot recently purchased In Randolph Mnron Heights. The contractor |a already ftl work on the building, which Is to cost (3.SO0. Some style to this Crossett "patent" (No. 106). Dull calf top and a 1H inch heel. Clever and classy. So is No. 136, with a calfskin vamp. Note unique perforations. $4. to $6. everywhere >1AKESnFE!S WALK EASY" TAAOe MARM Lewis A. Crossett, Inc., Maker North Abington, Mas*.