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Of reducing the membership of tho
'Council should bo tabled until the
legislature acts on the city's request
for ' an administrative board. He
'thought the reduced Council would be
Unable to handles the situation with'
put the aid of such n paid board. Mr.
Hobson replied that even without the
proposed board the business could bo
much better dlspatchod by one-half
of the present number of members.
Mr. Bllley asserted that tho peo
;"ple did not want the city cut Into four
j wards; that there should be a rcduc
'? tion of the Council on a basis of more
wards and less representation. Mr.
Crimes agreed that ho would favor
cutting the representation sind retain?
ing eight wards.
South Richmond Views.
Mr. Patram nbly stated the posi?
tion of a certain portion of the Wash?
ington Ward population. His people,
ho euid, believed it to bo an attempt
to freeze them out; that they consid?
ered It violation of campaign promises
made during the annexation contest,
and that South Richmond would not
have proper representation under this
four-ward plan.
"We gave you our city to help you
build our city." he said. "If you adopt
this I will have to go back to my peo
plo and tell them you didn't keep
your promise."
His colleague!! Alderman John
Moore, took a different view. He ex?
plained tii a; at a meeting of the
Washington Ward Democratic Club
several weeks ago, he had asked lor
an expression of opinion, ami it had
been determined to leave the reprc
scntatives in the Council to use their
best judgment. "1 thought the matter
out." continued Mr. Moore, "and 1
voted In tho ordinance committee tor
the plan. 1 think it is a good thing*
for Richmond and consequently It
must bo a good tiling for Washington
Ward, which is a part of Richmond,
und therefore I will vote fur it here to?
night. It seems tlrango to mo to redd
In the newspapers of to-duy that the
same Democratic Club held a meeting
last night, and Instructed the delega?
tion to oppose the ordinance. 1 have
iccelvod no notice of any such meet?
ing, and I know of no reason why the
club should take such action litis lute
In the fight, when it refused to do so
fsofore. 1 believe this now plan of
government the best thing that haS
ever happened for the good of Rich?
mond, and I am for It."
How the Vote Stood.
With the applause which followed
this speech still ringing through tho
building, the roll was called on the
ordinance as it came from the Council,
' end It was concurred In by the follow?
ing vote:
Ayes?Jlessrs. Adams. Ilrnnrtt, Hut
Irr. Covrnrdlu, Dun l.cavjr, Cllmnn
Crandyi Guttut, ilobson, Kala. Mitchell
Moncure, Moore, Hcnnolds, Wlilttet?
A'ocs?-Messrs. Atkinson, Illllcy, Don
fib or. Orlmc.n, .Melton. "Velsen, rubrum
I'erdae, Powers?V.
The Administrative llonrd.
The main question of the night then
r.imc ui>, tlie joint resolution Instruct?
ing the City Attorney to secure from
the next General Assembly such
changes In tho charter of the city aa
will provide for an administrative
hoard. The Hlrschbi-rg substitute or?
dinance as adopted by tho Common
Council was read by title, detailed
reading being dispensed with, every
member being familiar with tho plan
by this time. Mr. Don Lcavy opcuod
the debate, stating that as a member
r>! the special committee which drew
tlie report, every one know his atti?
tude, and hu explained that while fav?
oring the committee's plan, he wanted
to see an administrative board creat?
ed?be thi: plan amended or unnmend
c-d. But to test tho lasue. ho moved
to striko out all of the sections alter?
ed by the Ilirschborg substitute, re?
lating to the Fire. Police and Health
Departments, and insert clauses which I
WOtlld restore the ordinance to the ex-j
.i t form in which it came from the]
special committee, and In which it was'
recommended by the Committee on!
Ordinance, Chnrter and Reform, andj
bud received the support of every com-i
inerclal organization and newspaper;
is\ the city.
Hobsou Stands Firm.
Mr. Hobson favored standing firm!
tor the paper as it came from the
Council, including the Fire, Police and
Health Departments. He had no as?
surance, he said, that It would pass
I he lower branch in amended form,
und he htvtl-neve/- seen tue citizens so
unanimous u*hything bet?re.
"If 1 thought it could go through
Itere," raid Mr. Don Leavy, "i Would
vote for it as It stands, but the Iksiio
is too Important for me to stand here
nnd 6ee It slaughtered."
.Mr. Gunst said that while an odvo
?cate of the original plan, ho also
would do nothing to endanger the i
general proposition. He stated that
he had been uiiai.1? to find a majority ,
of the body in favor of concurrence'
cs the paper stood, and therefore he
Advocated striking out the three de?
partments which had been added as a
stone with which to sink it.
"If the poll shown for anything,"
continued Mr. Gunst, "the vote in the
Common Council on tho ordinance with
these amendments, making it what
vus originally proposed, will be "C
t" 14."
Mr. Bennett, answering seine re
marks from the Washington Ward
delegation, asserted that the Southslde.
lind been given improvements since cop- i
polidatl?n such as li ha<] never before
Urcurncd of. "I thank <;od," he asserted,
"that the ward llnei have been wiped
out by our action to-night. Now lot's
?pass the administrative board measure
nd give. Richmond a government wo I
< an be proud of."
Sar? Committee Was Seared.
"Those deserting the Hlrschbcrg
*' omendment are hardly of the stutt that
;- j.eroes arc made of," asserted Colonel
'.. Grundy. "The committee which pre?
pared the plan dodged those three
.-. fcosrds merely becauB It was scared.
,' Yott don't know whtit the Oouncll will
'" tlo. Why not face the Issue tight here
rr and now?"
Mr. Hobson characterized the effort
'. to amend as a mere effort to kill tin
whole plan. "A politician came to in?
to-day," he asserted, "and said that
if we would allow them the Fire and
Police Departments we could have the
. Valance. Do you want to enter Into n
trade like that? it this Board isn't
Poing to be capable of running the
Fire and Poiic. Departments, do you
think it can run the street Department,
' where the money Is- split?**
"Spilt la right," commented Colonel
For a Xmas Present for Him
If he's a pratical man, and not yet in the Rockefeller,
Carnegie or Morgan class?here are suggestions:
Plain black silk or lisle hose with self clocks (very timely)
?50c to $2.50.
Gray Mocha or tan cape gloves (very handy)?$1.15 to
One of these new pure silk knit ties at $2.50, would hit
any man in the neck, or an open-end brocaded satin scarf
such as the exclusive Fifth Avenue stores sell at $2. (here
at $1) or a box holding silk suspenders and cravat.
Silk handkerchiefs, waistcoat and umbrella, or a $5
flexible light-weight derby or one of our fuzzy hats at
$1.90 to $6.
This store is full of things that men want. We know
"lists" are tiring, but we venture a few suggestions from
our rich, fresh holiday stocks:
Smoking Sets.
Manicure Sets.
Leather Book Cigar Cases.
Traveling Medicine Cases.
Collar Pouches.
Toilet Rolls.
Safety Razors.
Shaving Mirrors.
Walking Sticks.
Hercules Exerciser.
Tobacco Boxes.
Military Brushes.
Trump Markers.
Cigarette Cases.
Comb and Brush Sets.'
Playing Cards in cases.
Thermos Bottles.
Silk Hat Boxes.
Suspender Sets.
Jewelry Sets.
Toilet Bottles.
Soap Dishes.
Smoking Lambs.
Fur-lined Gloves, Silk and Opera Hats,, Knitted Silk
Mufflers, Caddy Bags, Steamer and Motor Rugs and Robes,
House Coats, Dressing Robes, Bath Robes, Hunting Suits,
Riding Suits, Slippers, Hunting Shoes, Motoring Gaunt?
lets, Motoring Caps, Crops, etc.
For Husbands to Buy?
Give your wife a high grade Mandleberg Rain Coat,
Christmas. Every woman needs one, and will highly ap?
preciate the sort we sell. They wear for years and are full
of style. Prices, $18 to $25.
Buy your daughter a Berry man-tailored Polo Coat?
$9 to $20.
X^Articles selected for holiday presents are neatly
packed in Christmas boxes and delivered at the time you
GTundy, nmM laughter.
"It was nur honest comiction," sah)
Mr. Rennolds. ot tho special commit?
tee, "aftor mature considerationand
debate, that the original proposition
Is the one we should adopt. It will not
inject OUtBlde Issues Into the election
?f this first bourd. We ? may not get
the best board In the world, but we ;
can tlo far hotter than we are doing
now. W<: enn cut the red tape out
of the city service, even if wo cannot
cure incompetence."
?r Charges Prejudice.
Mr. Mitchell and Mr. Cowardlo
r.rged adoption of the ordinance as it
r-tood, Mr. Mitchell asserting that eomf
were trying to dodge merely because
the substitute hod been offered by a
labor leader, suggesting that had It
beet; a colonel or n major the Board
would have jumped at it.
Mr, Don Leavy replied that any man
who rat in the Council and cast i> pre:
ludlccd vote for or ngnlnst it mensurc .
merely because it was offered by som* j
Individual was unworthy to represent |
the people of Richmond and should re- j
; :kii. II" protosted that bir position
Was to save tho ordinance fioin certain
defeat were it voted oh as ii came
from the Couhi II.
'i dare you to withdraw your amend
'. "in and let us vote." challenged M;
Ilobson, amid prolonged applause >'r
Glinst replied lliul Mr. ilobson would
i c unable to make good his guarantee
that tho Hoard would pans It as It was
He explained that the plan utter all
was nothing new, having been before,
tin Council in on*, form or another foi
yenr.?, several former propositions hav?
ing been rejeetcd, and he warned th(
members not to let themselves be
i trapped Into the pitfalls that had
caused the defeat of former similar
VmciiduienlN Adopted.
Mr. Grimes moved the pending tines
I lion, nnd the roll call showed the lion
i Uonvy amendments, restoring the res?
olution to it* original form, to have
i bc-c-u adn)ited, 13 10 11, as follows:
Ayes ?Messrs. Adams. Atkinson, fill
ley, Douahoc, l>on Lenvy, Grimes,
! Gunst, Kaln, Moncure. Moore, Power's,
There l& Only
That Is
AJways remember tue full name Look <^Ab
Retinoids, Unit if t?18;
Noci?Messrs. Hennen, Butler, Co
tvardln, Oilman, Gruudy, Ilobson, Mei-1
ton. Mitchell, Nelsen, l'atram, Perdue.?
The Adam? Amendment.
The queBtion recurring on adoption
Of the ordinance ue amended. Mr. Ad
urns offered and upoko In favor of a" I
amendment striking out the section
providing for election of members ol I
the i.dminlstrutIve board by vote Ol I
the people from the city at large, an -
inserting a clause providing for ap?
pointment of the commissioners by th?
Mayor, subject to ratification by a two
thirds vote of the City Council. An
administrative board, he argued, was
a good thing, provided you could secure
men Qualified lo administer the affairs
of the city. He warned the Council
that It wub putting Into the hands of
live men tho spending annually ot
$3,000,000, and that past nlstory in
Richmond had shown that men were
elected, not on their qualifications fot
ollltc. but on their personal popularity.
Votes Were cast on porbpnal grounds,
tor sympnthy or friendship or because
the man whs a good fellow or could
fclng?for every reason save that he
was the best man in the held for that
In reply Mr. Bennett asked the Boatd
to look ul some of the Mayors Rich?
mond has had?some who were bank?
rupt Inomselves, yet tried to manage
the city?some who sat In the Oily
Hull la the morning and sold whiskey
in th evening; BOjne who hail failed
at everything elso they had attempt?
ed, and he ridiculed having the ap?
pointment of so Important a bonrd In
the hands of auch Mayors as tho city
has Sometimes had in the past, mak?
ing careful explanation that he had
in. reference to the present Mnyor.
Mr. Don Leavy asserted that the
people elected the Board of Aldermen,
and he thought them entitled to is
?ood government as they could give
themselves and no better. The ques?
tion was called and the Adams amend?
ment lost on a vlvn voce vote over?
Referendum Finn Fall*.
! Mr. Nelson then offered an amend
I m'ehl providing that the proposed see.
Hons of the charter shall not take
effect until ratified by .a vote of the
;ieople at a special election. He
thought If the people were bo com?
petent to select their commissioners,
liny were competent to say what laws
, they should have.
"I can't help ?thinking," remarked
Mr. Rennolds, "whatever the motives
The amendment was rejected ft to IB,
effort to kill tho whole thing."
Mr. Powers protested that If tho
peoplo did not want It, tho Council
should not Insist on thnlr taking It.
I Colonel Orundy I bought it all right ?o
I leave any matter to the people when
Jtho people understood the issue, but
Up. vhla case, they wor? nol Informed
I, ...... ??? r>r^yf.rt^.?M^BeSSc^
After the public had had a demonstra?
tion of what an administrative board
could do, ho was not adyerao to al?
lowing- the people to say whethor that
method of government should be con?
-o amendment was rejected 9 to 15.
as follows:
Ayes?MesBrs. AdamB, Atkinson, Co?
ward In, Donaho?. Grimes. Mel to/., No!
sen, Patram, Powers??.
Noes?Messrs. Dennett, Dllley, Butler,
Don Doavy, oilman, Grundy, Gunst,
Hobson, Kaln, Mitchell. Moncttre.
Mooro, Perdue, Rennolda, Whit tot?16.
Powers Against Board.
Mr. Powers spoke at some longth
against the creation of an administra?
tive board, being- the only member to
speak against the general proposlt'on
Ho thought it dangerous and unsnfo
to placo the government In the hands
of so few men; that they could under It
build up a most gigantic political or?
ganization through patronage and con?
tracts, asserting that ho did not wish
to soo the gates opunod in Richmond
tor political condlt'ons suoh as urn
said to exist In Norfolk. An election
would moreiy select tho five most pop?
ular men In tho city, regardless of
their fitness or business ability, wheth?
er competent or incompetent, and the
Whole movement for n doubtful exper?
iment would pluco on the tax-payers
n burden of from S&0.000 to S10U.O00
annual expenditure, lie thought It ab?
surd to pay men only J-t.OOU to have the
entire expenditure nnd supervision ot
on annual outlay of I3.00U.O0U, and sug?
gested as a possible weakness that
while theso commissioners could not
sell the Uns Works, they might lease.
It to some persons who would inuke
enormous profits out of what shoubi
be a public enterprise.
The linttl Vote.
Mr. Don Deavy answered his argu?
ment point by point, after which the
roll was culled and the resolution
adopted as amended, tho Board of Al?
dermen going on record ns favoring
an administrative board just as pro?
posed by the special committee by u
vote of 19 to B, as follows:
Ayes?Messrs. Adams. Bennett, Wi?
ley, Butler, Cowardln. Don heavy, C,y
man, Grundy, Gunst, Hobson, Kaln,
Melton, Mitchell, Monet?re, Moore, Pu?
tram, Porduc, Renn olds, Whlttot?is.
Noes?Messrs. Atkinson, Donahoc.
GrlmoB, Nelsen, Powers?B.
Of thn fifteen Aldermen who voted
for the four-ward plan of redlutiicllng
on the final roll call, when tho paper
was concurred In nnd sent to tbt
Mayor, tho following practically vot*
themselves out of office through the
fact that there Is no election In theii
wnrdB next spring for the Bonrd ot
Aldermen, tho holdover Aldermen con?
tinuing to servo: MossrB. Bennett, But?
ler, Cowardln, Hobson. Knln. Moncure,
Moore and Rennolds. A Inrgo numbei
of well-known business men gathcreo
around Alderman John Moore aftor tho
meeting to congratulate him on tho
Stand ho took for the welfare of the
entire city nnd In opposition to the;
Democratic club of his own ward In I
Its eleventh-hour effort to control his j
(Continued From First Page.)
counting of about 110.000 State funds
alleged to hav? been used Irregularly
iluring his gubernatorial term. Tho
case has been set for trial In January
here. Vardaman declares he would
have to cancel lecture engagements:
to be present at the trial.
Building Destroyed, but Audi?
ence of One Hundred People
Escape Unhurt.
N'ewport New?, Va., December It?During
Die clone Of the laat number, a picture lllm
reel In the American Theatre, In Phoebus, i
caught lire to-nu-ht and exploded. sitting
lire lo In? building "nil throwing the audi?
ence of 100 people into u panic. The thea?
tre and an adjoining building were totally
destroyed, but a.11 of the mcmbfim of the
audience escaped unhurt, despite the mad j
rush through the exit. Tho building IW a j
frame structure and burned rapidly.
nlotorniun Harne? Knocked from Flntform
In Collision With Shifting Kngln*.
Motorman G. O. Harnes, of ear No. Its.
of the Virginia Hallway and Power Com?
pany, waa knocked from hie platform at tho
crossing at Ryrd Street Station at 9 o'clock
last night, whan n ahlftlng engine backed
Into him, and the oar was knocked from Ita
tracki and slightly damaged.
There woro but few passengers on the car
At the time, ond none nf them was Injured.
The street ear was southbound, on the Hull
Street line, and the way Is sold by officers
of the street ear company to have been
New Way To Banish
All Hairy Growths
(Modes of To-day.)
Many people will be interested in the
new and simple manner in which hair or
fuzz is removed from the face, neck or
arms. This consists of making a paste i
with ordinary powdered delatonc and
water and applying to hairy surface. I
After two or three minutes rub it off,
wasli the skin and every hair has van?
Druggists will charge yon a dollar for
an original one-ounce package of dela
tpne, but it is well wortn its cost, as it is
both painless and harmless and seldom
requires the second application to remove
even a stubborn growth.
;BIankets and Comforts
Sutherland & Cheery, inc.
Bnaf Ilrond Street.
Is Your Blood Right?
Dont take ehaneea?tako Mllam
We havo men In our ofTlce who can mike
advertising copy fairly bristle with soiling
points; other men who actually "Tnlnk In
plct?rus." Experience haa taught them bow
to produce advertising that will "got the
business " Our organization le at your ser?
vice Advice free.
Mutual Uulldlng,
j Rlohmond. .. .. .. virgin**,
I 'Pnono Matleon UU, __:?.,
Established 1857
119 West Broad Stre n
Luxurious Furs and Fur Garments,
Holiday Gifts "Worth While
Probably the most appreciated gift you could possibly choose for a woman. No?
where will you find better opportunities for their selection than here. Comparison
will satisfy "you that nowhere else can you match these prices on furs of equal quality.
Any article purchased now held until wanted.
$150.00 $175.00 $200.00 $225.00 $250.00
$75.00 $80.00 $100.00 $125.00
$67.50 $80.00 $100.00 $200.00 $250.00
Other Coats in Squirrel, Pony, Mink, Persian and Coney.
In Lynx, Black Fox, Sable Fox, Pointed F?x, Red Fox, Mole, Skunk, Mink, Persian
and many others.
Largest stock ever sown in Richmond. Muffs, $7.50, $9.00, $10.00, $12.50. Stoles,
$4.50, $5.00, $6.00, $7.50, $8.00, $10.00 up to $16.00.
?'ear. It wo* ?Hiteil thAt the hnrs were up,
thus giving the inotorman the right ot way.
He was Just crossing the railroad tracks
when the engine backed Into Mm Ha w??
hurled from his poiltlon. but Is bellevcrt to
be not dangerously hurt. <!. M. Weaver,
conductor, was In churgo of the ear.
An accident crow wen aont to Hie icenc,
and the car wna r?pla...?d on It.s tr.iekj and
taken k, tho Reservoir htirne
Mru. Sarnh u. Miller.
[Special 10 The TlmcS-Dlspatch. |
Spencer, N. C, December 12.?Mrs.
Sarah Q. Miller, aged seventy-eight
.Tears, died at the home of her daugh?
ter, Mru. Victoria Miller, In Spencer,
this afternoon following an Illness of
two weeks. She was tho widow of
?iohn Q. Mil.er, n Confederate soldier,
who was killed In a battle In Rich?
mond in 18'GI, and whose body was
never recovorod. She Is survived by
one sister an<j one dninjhler, besides
many- near relatives. Tho Interment
takes pluce at Jersey, Davidson coun?
ty, Thursday at noon.
Mrs. Kllxu Ann Aeors.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Bowling Green, Va., December 12.?
Mrs. Eliza Ann Acors, widow of James |
B. Acors, who died suddenly at her
home near here on Sundny nicht,
was burled In Lakewood Cemetery
this afternoon. The services were con?
ducted at the grave ?by Rev. R. R.
Vellines. She is survived by one son,
James B. Aeors. Jr.. and four daughte rs
- -Mrs. W. B. Covington, Mrs. William
X. Covington. Mrs. M. G. Gurrett, and I
Mrs. E. M. Brooke, all of this county.
Kuneral of Campbell Ilulloek.
Bowling Green, Va.. December 12.?
Campbell Bullock, nged seventy years,
who was found dead in his room at
his home, near Xew London. Saturday,
was buried at Liberty Baptist Church
Cemetery on Sunday. He Is survived by
one brother, I>. T. Bullock, of this
county, and a sister, who lives In King
George county.
Urs. .Martha Prltcbett.
HpotsylvanlR, Va., December 12.?Mrs.
Martha Prltchett. widow of William A.
Prltchett. of this county, died this
morning at her residence, near Sun?
light, in this county. of heart
disease, aged soventy-three years. Mrs.
1'rltchett was twice married, and Is
survived by two sons, ono daughters,
two sisters and a number of grand?
Mrs. I,e Hoy Brown.
Adams Gro\-e, Va., December 12.?
The funeral of Mrs. Le Roy Brown was
conducted to-day at her late resi?
dence, near Grlzzard Depot. She
was seventy-four yenrs old, and
for many years a member of the M. E.
Church. She is survived by the fol?
lowing children: Mrs. George D.
Smith, of Grlzzard: J. D. and J. T.
Brown, of Adams Grovo.
Dr. Krank L. Harris.
Harrlsonburg, Va., Decem/her 12.?
This morning at 11:30 o'clock at Em?
manuel Episcopal Church the funeral
of Dr. Frank 1* Harris, slxty-throo
ye-arg old. was conducted by Rev. John
L. Jackson, assisted by Rev. B. P. Wil?
son, D. D., of the Presbyterian Church.
Dr. Harris belonged to the old Harris
family of Albemarlc county, but was a
native of Mt. Mcrldien. Augusta county.
In 1870 he graduated In dentistry at
the Baltimore Dental College, and
WILDBORE?Died, In Wilmington San?
atorium, Wilmington, N. C. Monday.
December 11, 1911, MISS EDITH F.
WILDBORE, oldest daughter of Mrs.
Snrah and tho late Frederick s.
The funeral will take placo from
the residence of hor brother, Robert
N. Wlldbore, 3402 East Broad Street,
interment In Oak wood.
THACKEB?Died, December 12. toil,
at the. City Homo. MARTHA, A.
THACtCER. in the sixty-second year
of her uge. '
Funeral from Bllley's Undertak-ng
Rooms at 3:30 THIS (Wednesday)
AFTERNOON. Interment in Oak
wood. ~
NGW?Died, December 12, 1911, at 6:4u
A. M.. ROSA GRUBBS NEW, wife of
Jas. R. Now, aged twonty-two years.
Sho leaves a devoted husband, one
child and three brothers to mourn
their Ioes.
Funeral from Trinity M. E. Church
THURSDAY. Decomber 11, 1911. at 3
o'clock. Intormont in Oakwood.
New York and Hartford papers
please copy.
FORD?D'ed, December 12, 1011,. at
11:30 o'clock P. M.. MRS. KATIE CAV
NAUGII FORD, at the rcsldoncu of
her hushdud, 320 North Nineteenth
Funeral, noting Jai*?. _,..,?...
eight yoarji later spent a year aa In?
structor In that Institution. For forty
y< ara ho was a practicing dentist In
(larrlaonburgT, pun 0j thi- time with
his brother, tho late It. .lames II.
Harris, who died in Baltimore about
a year ago. Dr. Harris was the last of
four brothers. He waa a Mason,
Pythian and Odd-Fellow, and a mem?
ber of the Episcopal Church.
He Is survived by his widow, who
was Miss Bnllle McLean I.urty, of
Clarksburg. W. Va., slst?r of the late
Captain Warren Durty, of Harrison
burg, and one son, Dr. Lurty N. Harris,
of Mill Creek, \v. Va. He also leaves
a sister. Mrs. .Uattle Kent, of Harrlson
'ourg, widow of Judson M. Kent.
Mr*. Hsyne Davlii.
(.Special to The Times-Dispatch. 1
Salisbury, N. C.. December 1'.'.?AI
the ago of seventy- years, Mrs.
Hayno Davis, one of Salisbury's best
known women, died at her homo hero
this afternoon. She had been ill sev?
eral months. She was the mother of
Mrs. TV. C. Dlackmer, of Salisbury,
Mrs. John l.. Hoyden, of Statesvlllc;
Captain Richmond Pearson Davis, ol
Washington, and Hayne Davis, Jr.. of
New York, all of whom survive. She
was a sister of Hon. Richmond Pear?
son, of Ashevllle. The Interment takes
place Thursday, at the old family
home, ul Statesvllle.
Sirs. I'nuuie llrllln.
I Special to The Tlmos-Dlspotch.]
Fredericksburg, Va.. December 12.?
Mrs. Fannie Hoflln, or Falmouth. died
yesterday at her home after a brief
illness, aged eighty-two years. She Is
survived by several children.
Mrs. Arno? Croivdef.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
Jarralt, Va., December IZ. ? Mrs.
Amos Crowdor died at her home near
Jarralt, on Sunday morning at ?!
o'clock. The burlol took place Monday
afternoon at 2 o'clock, at tho home of
her father, Maclln Ma yes. She leaven
live young children, one an Infant of
three months. She Is also survived
by her husband and father, both of
Sussex county; by three brothers?J.
C. and Willie Mayas, and Dr. D. l.\
Mayes. of Church Road?and by one
sister, Mrs. Uen Bolaseau. of Dlnwld
Mnrruft Durrett.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Charlottesvllle, Va., December 12.?
Marcus Durrott, aged soventy-six years,
I ii prominent resident of the North Oai -
I lien neighborhood und a noted . fn\
', hunter, ?lkd last night, afte.r' an III
i ness of only a few hours. The funeral
I will take place ut -J o'clock to-morrov
i afternoon and the burial will bo at lh.
! family burying ground. Mr. Intrrett
] was the son of the- late Captain Marcus
I Durrett, one of the largest landowner?
S in Albemnrle county, nnd his mother
before marriage wns Miss Sally Moor'
Of the south side nf the county. II
took r prominent part In public en
; county matters, and was a member <>'
J the county electoral board, lie wn
never married.
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