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THE TIMES FOUNDED 1US. WHOLE NUMBER 18,820. RICHMOND, VA., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1911. THE WEATHER TO-DAY-Fal, PRICE TWO CENTS. VIRGINIA CAPTURES FOOTBALL CLASSIC OF SOUTH WITH EASE Todil Hcorlns first touchdonjo. Todd Htm tins: on an end run. Walters downed nfler twenty- ynr<I dnnh. Carolina holding on l?rr one*>urd line. (.noch carrying: ball on oll tnchle rnn. Tudd breaking 11? forward paHH. .,.,? Photos by W. W. Fostoi ?\VaHrr? eluding Cnrnllou (arklcm irhn Dinning baclc'pdWt. Goutlliue lilttiiiK line for KiiuHtnn tlnl Knln. FOOL'S SHOOT II THEATRE ALMOST CAUSLO PANIC Matinee Crowd at Acad? emy Startled by Cry of Fire. PROMPT ACTION PREVENTS HORROR Henrietta Crosman Helps Quiet1 Audience From Stage?Orches? tra Plays at Critical Moment. Cooler Heads Alone Stop Stampede?Many Start for Fire Exits. tlerolno not only of the play, but of one of those tense situations which men and women who experience them hope never to know agutn, Henrietta Crosman, trie actress, neiped yesierdiy to oave tno lives 01 acoiea ot tne peo? ple ol Kicmnond. nubiiiiiii Upon mo stage ot me Acauemy ui miubiu unen sonic looi inouidu "lire," sue Biuiieu and. waved nur nunus.una csiig u.iu daiiceu suieiy unu baimy oac* nuo tne excuod minus of tue t.uurvb?si?iug mannte uuu.euco wnicn pucueu lue | Iheuirft. , i It would bo unjust indeed to give j MISS Ci'otuiian uil lue Cieuil. .nein- I bars or nur aupporung coui,.tt..y tu "*?o(| Real 'rnmg'' were ua uuwi auu us tu* 1 ansunuti ? us alle, .unliudcr i^eu w ise acieu with promptne-a ~auu juu^hicAl, I ana level neaua in tue scais iki.^j 10 I lead tne Uuileu couaciousiteaa Ui i.iUU , SOdis irom wittering irreaoluliou, I wnicn tnrutitoncu iu munK nicu ,?auic, to conviciiuli ol l>ui hull.u autety. All lateuae .....inc..I. The ntoiiieiit \?us uruiiiuiic indeed, and will linger toreyer in wie u.uiuury of every one in tue iiinnuna? ituuicucu. One taiaa step, one ?i0n oi ueuaeiiing on the pun ul nie piayers, one uio mcnt ? u resolution on inu (.uii oi .iir..| Wise, one repemeo. cry 01 "lire, ' \>'ouiu | have sent nunureda piuugl.ig toward I the exits, cru\>anig euch uliiel' in tno aisles, ciimuiiig over Meats, u c/iuotic, j lnsuue, temporarily ueraiigeu ni<?.->.i oi . primitive nuiintu beings, stripped of) the civilization or ine . enti.. ?ni acting in oncuicnce to tne primordial desire ' lor life. Of course, no auch horrors in ex? tent as have disgraced tne stages of the past could occur In Klch.uond's Acauemy oi Music. The exits are nu? merous, broau und sate, nun the play? house is doited with tne reu iignis which direct the men and women in danger out into the surety of t..o city's ' streets. lint with sucn an audience | as was present yesterday, no number > ol iijl'.i i * no bumce to prevent con-I ?'tuerbbii .u.i* ??I lire, tno maiming of i ncorcs, and the lining ol the cay with gloom over a disaster which would shock the country. Waited Next Move. A,s It was, perhaps a hundred peo? ple left the tneatre und did not re? turn. Nearly every one arose and paused, waiting for the psychological instinct which should didtute tho next move. It was a moment of dramatic Intensity far surpassing any produc? tion ever presented upon any .stag.?. No actors could reproduce the effect of thut instant of hesitancy. . Women moaned and fumbled ner? vously with their hatB or with their gloves, tho. first instinct before loav Ing for the outer air. Men grasped their wives and mothers and sisters and friends, tn tho front row of the gallery a' man folded some -dear one fast, to keep her from Joining what bid fair to he a liuninn rout. Those >-tt.--r:-?-.-:_. ^Continued on ISlghth Pace). PLAY SPOILED WHEN 1BONITA GOT REAL MAD Bijou Actress Invited Hissing, and She Got It From Football Men. CRUDE OUTBURST BY STAR Fails Utterly to Appreciate Spirit of Special Performance Given for Alumni. As nn anti-climax to the superb be? havior of Miss Henrietta Cros:nan and h.er company, . when serious trouble threatened the uudlcnco at the Acad? emy of Music, yesterday afternoon, .?ame a crude outburst of unprovoked rase vented upon the alumni of the University of Virginia and their guests last night at the Bijou by "i^oiuia," an ex-Uurlesqiior, who fig? ures as the star in this week's ofieniijj at that popular priced playnouse. IVio alumni had chartered me whole of the lower lluor and all of the re? served seats In tno balcony; the man? agement of the house hau entered cor dinlly into the spirit of wnat was in reality a nugo t neat re party, and the theatre wus Invisaiy decorated with the colors of tlie Universities of North Carolina and Virginia, The audience was composed almost entirely of alum? ni, students and professors of the tv.'.o Institutions und their friends, among them a great many women und gills, who later went to the dance given to the visiting students. ?(cully n Football NlKht. Before llic curtain went up on the Performance pictures of prominent members of the two football team* were thrown on a screen and greeted with da0era; a special program v.-a. furnished, containing the yells and songs of the two colleges; the orches? tra had obtained the liiuaic tor man.; of the songs, and altogether the man? agement had m?de every possible ar? range.nein tor the amusement and en? tertainment of a happy holiday crowd. And when the girls of the company danced on the stage decorated with tings, streamers, sashes and little tar boshos, representing in colors atid let? ters the two colleges, the pit and the balcony rose at them With every oviueiicc, of enjoyment, the singers and dancers entered into the fiin. until the arrival .of the: glit? tering star. When "Bonlta," whoso handsome face and stunning figure undoubtedly qualify her.for.- the stage,' made her entrance, her really striking appear? ance caused ' thrt-o or. four young and enthusiastic ' spectators to emit low whlatlcs of amazement, at which the houco chuckled?really, with approval. Instead of receiving this good natu rid. if unconventional, form of applause Smilingly, !"Bonlta:" assumed the. pose of an actress and with haup^lity mien ^Continued. i)iy Third '-Pago,) CHURCH PRINCES RECEIVE RED HATS i Most Impressive Ceremony in Elevation of Prelates to Home, November SO.?The concluding I und most Impressive ceremony connect? ed with the creation of the new car? dinals occurred this morning at the great public consistory ut the Vatican, when fourteen princes of the church, including the three American prelates, Cardinals r'alconto, Farley and O'Con nell; wero Invested .with the red hat, indicating their rank. . ? I Kvery available space in all the I rooms and cornuors along which tnei pupal procession was to pass, and in 1 tin: null 01 iie?wuuation, wiifcte tool CoiiSibluiy WUs iu uu iiciu, Was occu- , pleu ill un uarly hour. ? ' i Atter an uau lunuli ? their allotted' piaccti Uibiullt strums.'.Ol vocal music Nv'oic lleul'u, anu luv low upp> ou.cii.iia Illui'illul' ui lllulay voices aiUtwullCOU lue arrival ot tue papa I proccoaiOII. tlicnsen ivlkeeling .multitude. Directly aiierwuru came tne vener? able iifcuic 01 t'ius X. in (ill! poniiil t.ai rOuce, blcSSltlg tue Klloeluijs iiiuni I iuue as lie pa?jca. ? 'ine ? veileia'?ie iftioup wiuen iiu? enteren tue? tue ttw^tt ot uu present, 'iney uppronched | the pupui tiii'uiiu und oiiu uy one Kttoit bei01 u l'tux -'??? uibdiitK Ilm iitttlU Ulla! toot and receiving mo pupal emoracc. inoy were tuen ieu to tile places sei' apart tor mein tu in-.- aecoiiipuiiinjeiii 01 niuaic-by nie S.tmnC Cuuir. The new curuinais ine'u ligain advanced scpaiuiely lu nie loot or tne luroucj iu receive their reu hots, wnieh were! nelu over the nenn 01 i-mii recipient uy j nie nnlsler oi ceremonies, Wime ine ? t'untiit repealed tue usual chliii ior-.j inUta tor ?iieii occasion, alter which ne eiiioiaeeu tue suppliant Kneeling ue j lOl ? 11,111. v? iitii the long ceremony was closed ] tho J'iipo aroue, oestowed tnv pupal bcneuicuon on all (ircSe'nt and Wien l urew wun all the cafiimuis and others I who had tormed tue procession, life .cnolr smging as they welu, wnlie halls 1 anu corridors echoen with ucclumalions . winch-could* no longe* no restrained. Uu leaving the chapel all the new cur- j I omuls wero again embraced' by their1 1 cone-agues. . ' Aftor the public had dispersed all I ! thjo - cardinals -Joined tho Pope lh the I Hall, of tne Consistory ,for a supple- j i inentary ? 3ccret ? consistory, .presided j over by the head of the church, wh*;n 1 ho placed the cardinal's; ring on their! lingers and assigned to eacn?of -them the chareo of a- titular church In nomo. i The ring glvon by the Pope to each otj tho.new carillnals Is a very simple one,; 1 consisting of a sappillro set In gold III'.] huoIi a w ay as-to allow-tho .papal coat- j of-arm's to be engraved on the back., lit is-' furnlshoiV by the congregation I or . propaganda, Whleh has had this I privilege* since the'Unic of.Pius VIIv the Cardinalate. CAR FLIES FASTER iiiiilil Carries Dauntless Bruce Brown to Grand Prize Victory. WORLD'S RECORD AGAIN LOWERED Young Millionaire Takes Su preme Honor Over Savannah Course, Maintaining Average of 74.45 Miles an Hour. - Struggle Fierce and Nerve-Racking. Sa vannah, Ga., November 30.?FlylnB | faster than the Iii linK wind which , -swept the frozen i-jou course. David I- | Hruce-Ui ov> n, I bo young' American mil- . lionaire, to-day established a now , world's record for automobile roa?t ' races in winning h'ls second grand ' prize race in aa many years at an | average speed of 74.43 miles an liour. ? I His average last year over t-.ie same I I course was 70.55 miles an hour. The supreme honor again went to an American driver piloting ,1 foreign I car, but this year it was nn Italian, Flat instead of a ?erman Benr: that '; carried the dauntless Mruce-l.tr.-)wn to victory. His elapsed time to-day was 331 minutes and 29 13-100 seconds. ItAioe-HroHii captured the greatest American trophy only after a fierce and nerve-racking struggle, In which KJdle Iloarn. driving a Henj, was sec? ond, two minute? behind, at 333:33 J-100. and llnlph 1 >e Palma third, at 334:40 S.5-100. No mishap Involving life or llmh marred the running of what prooabiy will lie the last of t/.iese classic races at Savannah. Mighty llonr of Anplnusr. The exciting finish of the great con- 1 USt brought thousands of cheerhig (Continued on Third Page.) Half-Hour Portraits Famous literary crentlonH of Charles Diekens ore being pictured In The Sunday Times-Dispatch Next Sunday, MR. PICKWICK, The nuthdr'h ?best loved character. i' 1 " '' ' ' ' TAFT GIVES OWN VIEW OF ADMINISTRATION FOOTBALL PLAYER Charles Benson Sustains Frac? ture of Spine in Game at Fredericksburg. [Special to The TImrs-Dlspatch.] Freuerlckaburg, Va., November 30.? Charles Ueirson, left half buck of th? Newport News. High School footbal. team, sustained a fracture of his spine lu a grame hero tills afternoon with Frederlcksburg College. Benson furn hied a punt, und In making a dlvt for the ball struck on his head. He was taken out of the game, and 11 | was not believed at lirst tnut he was i seriously injured. Before medical aid j Hau reuuheu mm his wnole uouy was | paralysiju anu examination by a sur bcuii ulselosed tue lruoiure. He wjii I taken to tno YVaro-nasnington Hos- ! pilai, where he will be operated on to-morrow morning. Benson is tne sun of T. M. Benson, a eoul dealer of Newport News. The Inner was notilicd aim, wltn his son. w?;oige Benson, left Newport News tnis even.he iur tnis city. At trie Mary Washington Hospital late lo-mgiit it was siuteu that the condition of young Benson was criti? cal. Dr. J. N. Barney, who attended him, said that he hud not yet ueen able tuny to ascertain tho extent of tne fracture ami could not say wheth? er the neck was broKtui or not. fl&ore critical examination will be made us soon as tue condition of the patient is favorubie. GRANDS I AND COLLAPSES Fifty Persons Injured. Several I'rob nhly Fatally. Jackson, ..Miss., November 30.?Fifty persons were Injured, several possibly fatally, when a temporary grandstand at the State Fair Grounds collapsed just before play was started to-day in the annual football contest between the University of Mississippi and'.Mis? sissippi Agricultural and Mechiiiiotl College. A thousand or more spectators tum? bled to the ground with tho wrockage of the stand. Tho stand gavo 'way without warning, suddenly tilling to one side and going down under its burden of. humanity. A numhor of women and children were among the occupants of lihe structure. Tho wounded were hurried to hos? pitals and private homos for surgical attention. First aid was given on tho grounds by physicians who were pres? ent and by others sumnitmod. front Jackson. . Thomas S Spongier, of Jackson; J. C. Gathliw, of Prairie, Miss, .and T. W. Henry, of Clinton, Miss., are the. most seriously injured. Both of Spengl?rs legs wero broken, Ga'tjilngs and Hon i ry wol'q uuct iutexaaJlyy ' "An Authorized Interview" With President Is Pub? lished. TALKS OF VARIOUS ISSUES Wants Another Term, but Satis? fied to Let People Decide. New York, November 30.?In tho cur? rent Issue of tho Outlook there appears an ai tide entitled "President Taft s Own View?An Author/.od Interview," in which the President discusses cur- j rent topics with an Interviewer, as fol-I lows, in part: "Speaking of the tariff issue, Mr. President, if you could beK'n ydur ad? ministration again would you repeat your Vvlnona speech to-niorrow'.'" tho interviewer asked. | "In phraseology, no; In effect, yes. Had 1 known as much then as I do now I Bhould have realized that there are some things one cannot leave to be taken for granted. 1 dictated thai speech to a stenographer on the ears between two stations, and glanced through It only eunuch to straignteh i Its grammar. It was sent out by the | press with correspondingly llttic cere? mony, so that the papers received' It' in a.I sorts of shapes. If I had pie pared It two or three weeks bet?re! and re vised it deliberately, a* I ought, to have done, I should have clurliledl several passages.' And particularly. 1 i should huve changed .the sentence | where 1 proclaim toe Payne, tarilf not.'] tho best over passed. The comparative, would have been a belter description than-the superlative, for, whatever its, shortcomings, the act still contains less j to' bo criticized than Its' predecessors, ' and It did, as a whole, revise tho ex-j isting,.schedules downward. - ' > "I Had-no fault to tlnd with' either Democrots or Insurgents for trying to reduce* any duties they chose; "wnal I object to-Is disturbing the business of the country to-day, when there is notlir lug belter 'than guesswork to proceed upon,'and'then disturbing ll'iifresh six months .later, when the best available Information .Is before us. I do not join in.the- charge of inconsistency 'against, the Democrats. for compromising with La l'ortette 'on the wool schedule, in? stead'of standttlg by.their own ngutes. If they ciiuld not get all the reduction they' askpd-..for thoy were quite Justi? fied .In taking, what they could get. My i chief Icrlticism on their tariff ac? tivities lost session was that thoy were willing to send to me legislation so crude an'dj Hi digested that they must ha.ve known, if they had paused to j -thlnk.i that 1 could not possibly ap? prove'It."'- ? i ' KfTcct Overestimated. "Is,'your tariff reduction 'program baqed on-tho theory, that lt_ will bring ANCIENT RIVAL Carolina Overwhelmed by Attacking Force of Orange and Blue. TODD'S PLAYING FEATURES GAME Speedy Halfback Proves Demon on Offensive Tearing Off Long Runs?Largest Crowd in Years Witnesses Undoing of White and Blue to Tune of 28 to o. UY GUS M ALBERT. Before 12,000 cheering; people, the University of Virginia yesterday clearly established Its supremacy on tho gridiron by defeating tho Univer? sity of North Carolina In tho annual conflict at Broad street ParK. by the score of 28 to 0. It was a result which not oven tho most sanguine of Virginia supporters nad expected. Bra..cn Bocock, wizard of the chalk* cd arena that he Is, master of football and coach par excellence, to-day stands shorn of his former glory and inujt how his head beforo tho victorious hosts of Orungc and Blue-clad support? ers. He Is not crestfallen, nor even uespondent?he Is simply surprised. Ho hud done all that no could and with de.cut staring him In the face after a succession of victories, ho is anxious to start over again and try another year for victory. When Todd. the sturdy and floet halfback of Virginia, had scored the lirsL touchdown, after twelve minutes of the fiercest and hardest kind of play, there was never any doubt as to which team would be the victor. It was then merely a question of how large the score would be. and this, de? spite the tact that Carolina had held Virginia twice in the initial period for downs and within her five-yard line.?once when tho oval . was within two feet of Hie goal and again when It lacked half that distance of going ovor. t . Defense linttcrrd t.t Pieces. The. vaunted defense whlcn Bocock was supposed to have built up und wh.lcli hud kept all opponents of tho Blue and White from crossing tlnMr goal Hue up-to yesterday, even In j eluding j the speedy bunch from the I Virginia Pqiytecaiilo Institute, crumbled , like a house of cards beforo. tho ,011 I sin tights of Yuncey's .men. They I Sinns.led Into the line, or lore around I either end with a rapidity .which took the-Carolinians oil' their foet and sent despair, biting at tue hearts of thrtJ. supporters. Carolina, oil tile other hand, appear? ed disheartened. The ilrst half ended with the score of 22 to ? against them. Uf tills gross sum, six points had been made in the first-p rlod and sixteen in the second. During thin 11nie Bocock had no chance to talk j with his charges. The, only possible way the moleskin' warriors could have known that they werp not playing up to the form expected of them was tho involuntary groan which emanated from their cohorts in the stand, of from tho ever-wiling and In? creasing shouts of approval from tut? oppo'sl'.o side of the Hold. Somehow or other Carolina was un? able to get her grip. The men on whom most dependence had he on placed, noticeably Captain B"b Win. ston, failed dismally. Tlllett, tho I youngster who wan reported to-be b?