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Umbrellas for Menu Women and Children This is truly an Impressive collection of Fine Umbrellas. In this representation styles we hnvo surpassed all previous seasons, and as the leading; umbrella store of R l?crs will und It to their advnntage to como here. Ladle*' lltack Union Tnlfcta Umbrella*, plain wormwood handles; others with ster? ling and obony trimmed; apeolal, pi.us. Hnyni Tnffetra Hlaek L'mbrellna, Mission and boxwood handles; also sterling and gold trimmed. of new lehmond and unusual Xma* shop Social and Personal I"} HRHAPS the most Inteirsttng so |?clt-ty event of to-day will be the * second dance glv.>n by the Rich? mond German Club In tin- brill room or ttic .Masonic Temple. Dancing win i'egin promptly at half-past 5 o'clock, i and will stop at 12:110. Colonel Joj l.ane btern will lead the german, j ? lancing with Miss. Pauline l.ockctt, | ?laughter of .1. W. l.ockett. of Wash- | illgton, who. with her father. Is spend- ! lap iiome time at the Jefferson Hotel ItCM It will be a very handsome ger-| i/ian. and a great many guests from a ; distance will bo in attendance. The annual Christmas gorman given i by the club will take place on j r.Vw Year'R night. Tills dancol i? always the most beautiful function ;ncn by the club during the season., and is always a most happy alialr, j S timbers of old members attend only i tills one german every year, many of. (hem doming gicat distances to be) present on this occasion. OonerallyJ liiere I? a big Christmas tree sot up In i one comer of the ball room laden with ! all sorts of favors and gifts sultablo ' to the season, and good cheer and iil-'asure mark the evening's enter? tainment. Card I'nrllrH for Mls? Tonipkinn. Dr. and Mrs. Christopher Tompkins, of 1 I ?". F.ast Franklin Street, will en tertaln :ho debutantes of this season and last at two card parties to bo given on tho nights of Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, tho men be? ing invited In later for supper. These card parties and not two big recep? tions will introduce Miss Tompkins to f'ichmond society. \ppronofiinj: AfTnlrn. Mr. and Mrs. Warner Moore will give a cotillion In the ball room of tho Masonic Tomplc some time early in January In honor of Miss Katha? rine Hagau, one of tho most attractive debutantes of this season- Miss iia xan is a very beautiful girl, and a great deal of entertaining has been done in her honor this winter. Another big debutante nffalr to be given shortly Is a reception given by Mr. and Mrs- C D. Wlngflrld on the evening of December 27 to introduce For Oil Cooking and Heating Stoves . See N. KLEIN & SOX, ISC, 620 East Broad. tlWOMENS OUTER GARMENTS i) their daughter, Miss 1-leanor Wlng tield. to society. Tho reception will be a very handBome affair, and will be given In the Wlngfleld home, 417 West Franklin Street. Mrs. Charles A. Blanton will enter? tain tho debutantes of this bcason and last at tea next Friday afternoon at half-after 4 o'clock In her home, 300 West Grace Street. Tho affair Is In honor of Miss Frances Bemlea and Miss Doris Jones. < hrlMmnn Duner?. f-'oine very attractive society af? fairs of the week for the very young society folks will be the children's Christmas party on Friday night In Belvldore Hall and two dances for the boy I and girls home from school for the holt?aya. The dances will be given by Miss F.lla Blnford. Tho chil? dren's party Is an annual affair, with favors brought from Philadelphia, and all the smart and fashionable little people in town attend It. dancing from 7 to 9 o'clock on Friday evening be? fore every Christinas. Tho dances from 3 to 11 both Fri? day and Saturday nights arc for tho boys and girls homo from school, and are ulso very Interesting affairs. All of tho boys and girls are Invited, and decorations v.ill curry out the holi? day Idea. Meeting To-IJny. Et. John's Circle of King's Daugh? ters will hold luelr regular mooting find annual pound party at tho home of Mrs. Ramon B Oarcln. 261S East Broad Street, this afternoon at 4 o'elTTfk. All members are asked to at? tend this meeting, of Interest Here. Says a recent Issue of the Wash? ington Post: "Mrs. Btnjamtn F. Pllson announces the engagement of fltr Becond daugh? ter. Miss Zelma Pllson, to Ensign Robert Pollok Guller. Jr.. U. S. N. "The marriage, which will tako place on January 17 at lire, rcsldehce of Mrs. Pllson, Leroy Street nnd Pholps Place, will be very quiet, owing to deep mourning. Mr. Guller is attached to tho U. S. S. Mississippi, now at the Philadelphia Navy yard " Miss Pllson formerly made her homo In Richmond, and hor engagement Is of much interest here. Sho Is a lovely girl, and has been much admired In I Washington society. Mnrrled In Wnnhlngton. The marriage of Miss Nellie May Bevllle and James H. Bonrk was cele? brated on Wednesday. December 13, In Washington. Mr. and Mrs. Boark will shortly return to this .city, where they expect to make their home. Lmvrencevllle Wedding; Vcllow and white chrysanthemums against a background of running cedar and Christmas greens will deco? rate St. Andrew's Episcopal Church In Lawrcncevllle this evening at half after 8 o'clock for tho marriage of MIbs Ella Morrison Wllklns, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lowls Wllklns, and Harry Warburton Dobson, of Now port News. Rev. A. P. Gray, Jr., rector of the church, will officiate, and Mrs. Gray will play the wedding march from "Lohengrin" ns ? a processional and "To a Wild Rose" during the ceremony. Miss Louise Gray Wllklns will be hor sister's maid of honor, and Walter Dobson. brother of the groom, will act as best man. The maid of honor will wear a hand-palntod white mcssallnc gown, with a black picture ha?, and will oarry an armful of yellow roses. Tho bridesmaids, who includo Misses Lucy Meade, Flora Allen, Rosalie Turnbull, Ellen Douglas Gray, Eliza? beth Tyler and Lulu Eppes, will wear gowns of whlto silk with trimmings of yellow mcssallne. They also will carry bouquets of yellow roses. Tho bride, who will enter the church with her father, will wear a lovely gown of soft whlto satin. The bodice will be trimmed In real iacu and pearls, and her tulle veil will be arranged with lilies of tno valley. Her bouquet will be a shower of Brldo roses and lilies of the valley. Ltttlo Margaret and Sallle Wllklns, Emma and Mary Hloks will hold the ribbons and Bess Hicks will oarry the ring. They will wear frocks of yellow silk. The groomsmen will lnoludo R. B. Tyler, W. B. Agnew, C. D. Turnbull, W. L. Hartwell, J. F. Waller and Dr. J. B. Mai lory. Immediately following the ceremony a reception will be given tho bridal party at "Windsor," the lovely old homo of tho bride's parents. House decorations will be In ? Christmas greens, I holly and mistletoe, and Mr. Dobson and his brldo will lcavo at! midnight for Washington. Guests1 from a distance will include Misses Lulu Eppes? xjllen Douglas Gray. Eli? zabeth Tyler, Noll Lowls, Mrs. Budwoll Rlddlck. Waltor pobson, Culyer Jen? kins ana I>r. Robort Davis. Marriage Announced, Joseph J. Meyer announces tho mar? riage of his daughter, Paulino Gur ?-,, 'i'i?,">-'.'; :? trudc. to Edwin Eowls Williams, the ceremony having taken placo SaturdaJ morning at h o'clook. Rev. 8. Roger Tyler, pastor of tho hrldc, performed the ceremony In the prosenco of only the Immediate family. Mr. and Mrs- Williams left at once to spond their honeymoon In the North. No cards were Issued, engagement Announced. Mr. and Mm. Edmund ? Pendleton Goodwin, of 2231 Monument Avenue, have announced the engagement of their daughter. Beulah Eeo, to Thomas Henry Gordon, of Baltimore. Miss ; Goodwin Is a descendant of one of the ( best known fSmlllas tli Virginia, and though born in Richmond, spent most I of her girlhood In Kentucky. Mr. tlordon Is a popular young business I man of Baltimore. The wedding will I bo ct-lobruted In the early part of the j coming year. Approaching; Wedding. I On December 27 the marriage of j Miss Helen F. Block and Sidney Gro I vor Kusworn, of Daytoq. O., will be j celebrated. On account of the recent j death of the bride's father, M. S. ; Block, only the Immediate relatives ! will be present at the ceremony, which will take pluce at 2 o'clock at the home of the bride's mother. 1140 West Avenue. Itome Wedding. On Thursday evening at *. o'clook a very pretty wedding took place at the home of Mrs. Kate N. Ingram In this city, when her daughter. Miss Nannie Olla Ingram, became the bride of Robert ilancy Crafton. of Kcnbridge. The wedding was preceded by a supper to which only a few of the intimate friends of the bride and groom were Invited. Rev. Edwards. pastor of XTnion Station Methodist Church, oftl clatc-d. The bride wore a gray cloth traveling suit, with a hat to match. TAN CALF LACE $3.50 and $4. J. B. Mosby & Co. Special exhibit and sale of Re villon. Freres Furs. Eczema Cured or Money Back, by Ask Grocers, Druggists Dealers lor POMFEIAN LUCCA OLIVE OIL Genuine?Pure?Healthful GYMNASIUM SHOES?AII Sire. NortliTT*st Corner Third and Broad. und carried a large bouquet of violotts. I m med lately of tor the ceremony Mr. end Mra. Crafton lort for th*> South, and after December 20 will be at home at Kenbrldgc. whero the groom | la a well-known business man. In and Oat of Tovrn. Mr. and Mrs J. Scott Parrtsh have' closed their country homo. "Mliinl- | borya," aur. ore now occupying their I town house. 02K West Franklin Street. Mrs. .lore Wttherspooti is the sy-?t of Mrs. George F. Winch at her apart? ment In the CheRtcrlleld. Mrs. Harrison Russell has returnedI to Richmond after a visit to Mrs. I .lames B. McCabc in Deesburg. Ccdonol and Mrs. Alexander Came-1 ion liavo returned to Richmond after] a prolonged stay at their country es-' tato. "Cameron Dodge," near Cordons- ! vlllc. Miss lattice Woodward, who has been visiting Miss Nancy Dec .lannoy In Dceuburg. has returned to the cit?v.. Mrs. James B. Taylor and Miss Mat tie Taylor, of this city. are. spending the winter with Mrs. Taylor's sister, j Mrs. J. M. Heck. In Italetgh, N. C. Mr. and Mrs. L. Wilson Phillips. .Ir., | havo returned from their wedding trip and aro at 2901 West Main Street. ! Miss Mario Dcbby has returned to j Charleston. S'. C, after a visit of sev-j oral weeks to Miss Dora Crump. Mrs. Cloyd Byars has returned to Norfolk after visiting Mrs. B. B. Val? entine on Monument Avcnuo. COUNTYTEACHERS AWARDED PRIZES [Result of Showing Made by Their Schools on Patrons' Day. tSpccia! to The Tlmes-Dl*patch.] Arvonla, Va., Deoembcr 17.?The di? vision superintendent of schools of Buckingham county has Just announced the names of those teachers who wore awarded prizes for extraordinary suc? cess at their schools on Patrons' Day, which was observed on October 27. The list Is as follows: White teachers?First prize, Miss Ag? nes White, Gold Hill School. Marshall District, sot of books: second prize, Miss Bueslo Pattcson, Cut Bank School, Maysvllle District, set of books; third prlzo, Mrs. S. B. Bondurant, Bucking? ham High School, Maysvllle District, book. Colored teachers?First prize, Jcnnla A. Starr, Tongue Quarter School, Curdsvllle District, a handsomo plcturo, second prize, Mary Tltarps, Cedar School, Curdsvllle District, a book; third prize. Anr.lc Colcman, Red Bottom School, James River District, a book. Those teachers getting honorable mention were Miss May Woody, Andcr sonvllle; Miss Anita Hall, the Snoddy School; Miss MolUe Butcher, the Mount '/Aon School, and Mamie Spencer, the Well Water School (colored). About seventy schools celebrated tho day. About 700 patronb were present. Forty speeches were made by visitors, twenty leagus were organized, and about J600 collected for general pur-|| poses. The county school board ap? propriated a sum at Its last meeting for the purpose of supplementing the sum given by the division superintend j out for prizes to teachers. The case of Jones, Roberts, Evans et als. against A. D. Pitts, which occupied a special session of Buckingham court all last week, was brought to a con elusion on Friday night, when the Jury brought In a verdict in favor of the clulms of A. D. Pitts. The suit iv^s brought to determine d property line between the two parties, and settled a matter of long contention. The line in question passes through a very valu- \ able slate Held, and 'n one case cuts off the end of an actively worked sluto quarry, now in tho bunds of the Kick- j ingh^m Slate Company, a Richmond corporation, which has boon doing bus Iness In this field for seven or eight yours. The slate lands of A. L. Pitts' formerly belonged to Colonel Fontaine, who owned large properties here. These proper^Vs cross the Buckingham slato vein between Arvonla and Bridge? port Station, two miles on the north. Attorney Frank C. Moon represented Jones, Evans et als., and Attorneys A. I* Pitts. Jr., and Edmund W. Iluburd represented A. L. Pitts. Farmers throughout this section who Joined the Chosapeako and Ohio Rail? way alfalfa clubs, and who are working an acre of ground in an experimental way with this new hay crop, report that I the crops are looking well, with every I indication of success. There are. about fifteen or eighteen members of the Arvonla club, all of whom have gone to considerable trouble and expense to prove what can be dono In tho soil of this county in the way of raising; al? falfa. Former experiments havo been made, with more or loss success, biu no such thorough and scientific prepara? tion has ever been made before. A full report from each member of the club will bo made early In tho spring and given to tho public. LOSES APPEAL) MUST DIE. Murderer's Supreme Court Plen Aet? ns liar to Executive Clemency. Boston, Mass., December 17.?Silas N. Phelps, who shot and killed Deputy Sheriff Hasklns when tho latter was seeking to arrest him for having stabbed tho superintendent of a factory who had discharged him. must die dur? ing tho week of Docnnbur'2l, according to a decision of the Supreme Court, handed down yesterday. Phelps appealed from tho sentence of death, Instead of asking tho Governor to intorfcro, and thus lost any chanco of executive clemency. Lanier-VI Kg. [Spnclal to The Times-Dispatch.1 Chatham. Va, December 17?--Miss Bessie Pigg, daughter of J. N. Plgg, and J. Reward Lnn>;r were quietly married at tho horno of R. L Overby 'in South Chatham Thursday night. Dev. C. O. Pruden. rector of the couple, performing the ceremony. Immediately following the ceremony the couple left on tho train for Richmond and other cities. They will roturn the latter part of the coming week. Cosnollmsn Will Resign, [Special to Tho Times-Dispatch.] Lynohburg, Vs., Deoembsr 17.?Dt\ W. W Smith, member of the Common Council from tho First Ward, wOT ten dor ills resignation u.t that body's next meeting. Dr. Smith lo president of tho Rondolph-Macon Woman's College, and has been a. member of ther Council ^^^Dy ROY K. MO?LTONV Dipped From (be Stream. I.ndy CooK- of England, says It Is very diftleult now udays for men to grot woman to marry them. Perhaps Dady Cook hod never heard of Ptnney Earle and Nat Good? win. In divorce pro eeedlngs a Chicago man says ht.s wife has been throwing things at him for twenty years. He is prol.ablv afraid that, some day. site In going to hit him. A Cincinnati scientist say* sauer? kraut will prolong life., in other words, if a man Is starving ami can't get anything else to eat. sauerkraut will keep him alive. Recent newspaper reports bear out the old saying thut there Is only one way to tell the difference between toadstools and mushrooms, and that Is by eating them. Uncle Shelby Cullom. of Illinois. Is very anxious to go hack to tho Sonate. That seems like taking a long chance for a man eighty-two years old. A Kansas woman wants a divorce because her husband is always quot? ing poetry. This should be classed BS extreme cruelty. Dr. Wiley again declares the use tobacco is very hiwrmful. This, course, does not Include cigarettes. It Ik about time for somebody begin to mention Adlal H. Stevenson, of Illinois, for Vice-President. An exchange claims that aeroplanes do not. slaughter people as do auto? mobiles. No, Indeed, but they are doing- as much as bain he expected un? der the circumstances. It has always seem-rd ?s though Oraham-Whltc, the aviator, should really have gone Into tho flour busi? ness. Two Pullman porters have been ar? rested at Buffalo. It Is getting so the law Is no respecter of wealth. The government Is teaching dry farming. Dry farming ought to go great In tho local option counties. of of to According to Uncle Aimer. This ts a great country. Ml fellers in It ore free and eitel?arter they are dead. There was a feller through our town the other day. and when the constable hsited him what hla business was. he said he was tryln' to git a right of way for a wireless telegraph. It is thought he must be one of thorn slick? ers we have read about so much in the papers. I see by the papers a Chicago young woman was houn'' and gagged by two robbeTS as she was playln' tho plan? ner. It seems as though this ought to happen In a good many cases, par tlckerlv If she Is also stngln". An optimist l;. a toiler who kin sit through a pupils' vocal recital without callln' his wife down for takln' him there. The fellers that git up at 5 o clock every morning ain't always the ones who amass the great fortunes. A lot of 'em go to work on the section._ A good many of the "level-headed" , fellers you hear so much about are 1 only flat heads. U Is getting- so a political banquet is about as popular as an cpiletnic of smallpox. It sometimes happens that a pessi? mist Is the right man In tho right place and voices tho honest opinions of a good many otherwise perfectly good j optimists. There doesn't seem to be anything that will cure a feller of th; Derhv I hat habit. A pretty woman kin do more tricks with j. Jury than a monkey kin with a ooeoanut. 'Phero Isn't any use In going it mile or two down tho rud to loo); for trouble. Hank Purely went and paid SI.Oo for a medical book, and when he read it ho found he hud ovary symp? tom of every disease mentioned, and he is laid up In bed for the first tliiie in his lite. One thing agin' havin' a suit or clothes made by a tailor \.< that he nev*r throws in a pair of suspenders. livery time some fellers tell a story they go back to t'>e time of Adam,.and ' after gcttln' through with the crea? tion, the crusades anil the French and American Involutions, and everybody has gone to sleep, they tell tbe P"lnt of the (oke and wonder why nobody laughs at It. j The Wrntlier. Old granddad feels his aching corn and ' says, "As sure as you are born, j That doggone pain Tells me that rain ; Is going- to ebnue. Von wait and 3eo." I We know then that it will be dry, for' granddad's > oi n to reckon by Is really not Exactly what He's always bracked It up to be. The goosebone prophet take.i a squint at this layout t" get a hint About what w-? Will surely s?o In weather for a week ahead. He says a long drought Is In sight Of course, it rains that very nl^ht , And makes him sore. For ne'er before IIa?, It failed to come an he said. The weather otTteo takes a guess and says that it will rain unless Perhaps It snows. For no ono knows Exactly what will happen nevt. U will bo fair, but cloudy, and the hu? midity fierce but grand; Tt will "ho hot. But cold a lot. Theirs Is a complicated text. It makes a feller sometimes think trhese prophets are all on the blink. And might as well Quit for a spell, And simply sit and twirl their thumbs. "Lay their predictions on the shelf, and guess it out to suit yourself. Pon't fret a bit, But calmly sit And take the weather as it comes DABNEY ADDRESSES WINCHESTER LODGE Principal Speaker at Royal Arcanum Banquet. Officials Inspect North Carolina Roads?Mass Meeting in Interests of Peace. [Spaclal to 'J'he Times-Dlapatcli.] Winchester, Va., December 17.?W. T. Dabncy, manuger of the Rlchmon.i Chamber of Commerco, was the prin? cipal speaker at the annual banquet and musical entertainment Riven this week at the Winchester Inn by the members of Fairfax Council, Royal Arcanum. Miss Vlrglnln Faulkner Fuller and Hugh S. Duffey sang solos, and a large orchestra rendered a pro? gram. During the past, eight weeks the membership of the local council has been increased over 60 per cent. I by A. D. Jackson, of rtlchmond. A party of turnpike officials, reprc Give "Him" a Box of Wonder Hose. Four pairs in hand? some box, guaranteed to wear four months. These come in all the best colors. Spe&aJ OffertnQ Cast CrtK?t B. SamuelV STITCH DOWNS ON SALE AT ALBERT STEINS 5th and Broad Is offering Fine Furniture 20 to 50 per cent, under price. GREEN CASTLE KITCHEN CABINETS Make ideal Christmas presents. Rothert & Co. Winchester and Murlinsburg Turnpike, have returned from Charlotte, N. C where they made examinations of a number of highways which have been treated to coatings of the new liquid asphalt, which is being used exton slvely in tho South. They wore much pleased with tho results in Charlotte and vicinity, and it Is expected that much of the new asphalt will be used on turnpikes in this section of tlTe State. , rtcv. J. W. Cammack, of Richmond, associate editor of the Religious Herald, has been spending the past week In the lower Shenondoah Valley in tho interest of Baptist mlsslous. J. Robert Swltzer, a proiulnenl young attorney of Harrlsonburg, and Miss Virginia Arinentrout, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Armentrout, wore mar? ried a few days ago at the home of the tride's parents, at Strasburg by Ucv. J. W. Link, of tho Lutheran Church. Mr. Swltzer met her while she was visiting in, Harrlsonburg. While Joseph Barton, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis Burton, of Win? chester, wns vaulting In tho gymna? sium at the Woodberry Forest Acad? emy, noar Orange, last week, he fell and broke his leg. He has since, been brought to tho home of hjs grand? father, Thomas Cover. Sr., In Win? chester. Martinsburg men who recently ob? tained an option on land in Washing? ton county, Md., on which fluxing lime? stone was discovered, aro arranging to sell the same to the United States Steel Corporation. The prlco will be about $250.000. Dr. Robert Johnson Syme, a native of Greenbrlor county, W. Va.. whoso wifo was Miss Mary Elizabeth Bur? gess, member of a distinguished Winchester family, died on Friday at tho home of his daughter, Mrs. W. B. Calmes, in Winchester, aged seventy six years He was in tho hospital ser? vice of the Confederate army. He leaves three daughters?Mrs. Calmes, Mrs. Gerald Culberson. of Richmond, and Mrs. W. B. Weiss, of San Diego, Cal. Another daughter, Mrs. Susan Owen Webb, died hero on November 10. He also loaves three brothors. Rov. W. D. Smith, rector of Christ Episco? pal Church, conducted the funeral ser? vices to-day. The first public installation of offi? cers held in a number of years by Winchester Hiram Lodge, No. 21. A., F. ?- A. M.. took ptaco a fow nights ago. H. C. Sheotz was installed its worshipful mastor, and other officers were advanced. The officers wore handsome and costly new robes for the first time. An elaborato banquet followed tho ceremonies, and many women were prosent. Hiram Lodge was Instituted in Ootobor, 1768, and during the Civil War the late "Pres? ident McKinley, then a major in on Ohio regiment, was made a Mason by that lodge. George Mauok, sixty-five years old. in expert machinist, of Luray. who h'ud beon employed at A. C- Painter's Planing mill, at Boyco, Clarke, coun? ty, for somo time past, died sudden? ly of heart disease on Friday. Work? men who camo down stairs found him nroatrato on tho ground floor of tho mill, whore they had left him only a fov/ minutes before, apparontly in good health. His third wife, who was-Miss Keyser, survives, btit no children. Ills remains worn Interred at Luray. R. Powell Page, of JJoyee, has beon re-olccted president of the Clarke -aunty Horn? and Colt Show. Asuae!* . Sehwarzschild Bros. The Gift of a La Valliere For this Christmas will appeal very strongly as n ladles' gift. We are showing an Infinite variety of different patterns? all set with precious stones. The prices range from $6.00 to $300.00. Schwarzschild Bros. Klchmond's Leading Jewelers, Second and Broad Sts. tlriii tit the iir.nual meeting; ot stocks holders In Berry vlllo. Charles Mu'.lU kin. wIik is president of the Virgin!* association, was re-elected secretary and treasurer, and H. \V. Shepherd) was again chosen as manager. Th* I :?? i yvllle horse show, which Is noW, held on three days Instead o? two, 14 one of the largest In this section ot the county, and many of the horse* exhibited there last August, captured some of the best prizes at the Madison Square Garden show in New York re-' ? ently. A large niass-moetlng in tho Inters est of peace and arbitration was hold to-night in Market Streot Methodist Episcopal Church, practically all tha locul Protestant churches uniting In. the service. The prlnolpal address was made by Rev. J. BT. Lacy, D. D., pastor of tho Presbyterian Church, and reso? lutions were adopted, urging the mom. hers of the Senate and House to vottf for peace and arbitration. A week-end oonforence held under; the auspices of the Society of Friends in tho Winchester meeting house last evening and to-day drew large num bbra of members of that faith from Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia and West Virginia. "What service should a religious organiza? tion perform In a community" was the principal topic of discussion, which was led by Dr. O. Edward Janney and Arthur M. Doweea, of Baltimore. Application has bc?n niado to tho United States District Court and a rule gTanted against tho Cumberland Valloy Telephone Company to show, why Its affairs should not be placed, in the hands of a receiver. Stock? holders claim they havo not been re-< celvlng any dlvidonds. Tho American. Union Company, which Is already In' the hands of a receiver, leased thot' other company's lines several yearsl ago. Miss Eliza J. Wolfe, member of art' old family, died early Saturday morn ing at tho home of Mrs. Mary A. Mc Cardell, at Kcrnstown, this county, where she had lived for many years.' She was sixty-two years old, and hor death was caused by tuberculosis. Two brothers and one niece live In Ponn-J sylvanla. JUDGE LANDIS HITS USURY. Go After Lnnn Sharks With a Wagon Tongue, Ills Advice to Bank Clerks. Chicago, 111.. December 17.?Loan bro? kers woro again excoriated by Judge Landls, when he gave light sentences to two young bank clerks who had falst flod records to cover up a shortage of $500 taken to satisfy a debt to a "loan shark." One youth, who earned JTlf> inqnthly. wan sent to the Houso of Cor? rection for slxy days, and the other, x $<i0-a-month elork. was fined 1 cent. In pronouncing sentence Judge Lan-t dis said: "You should not havo stolen to satisfy the 100 per cent, loan men. The way to handle those men Is to gtl) a wagon tongue and go after them." Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S CASTO R I A Sample Sale of Felt Slippers N. W. Corner Third and Broad St, Doll Shoes and Stockings/ Magnificent showings of Fine Furs/ Coats, Suits and Hats. Reliable Furniture AT Jones Bros. & Co., Inc., [ 1418-1420 East Main Street. Choice Selection of Christmas Gifts at TRAGLB'S S ee 0 ur Great New Store, and New Stock. Sydnor & Hundley. Seventh and Grace Cuff Pins All Gold, $1.50 Pair. These arc not merely gold top. Plate, and engraved. All finishes and designs Smith & Webster, Jewelers, 612 East Main Street. HAVE YOU SEEN THE ' t New Method Gas Ranges AT Pettxt & Co/a?