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J) wherever you eeo thain." ? Ask yourself, Isn't it time to get in hc?H. T)RD AUTO CO., 1629 Wcat Broad. BOXING BOUTS FOR FIGHT FANS Herbert and Donnelson Open School To-Night With Ex? hibition by Pupils. George Herbert and Mike Donnclson' will mako their tlrst bid for publlo favor to-night when they will open tbclr new athletic olub and boxing cchool by presenting some of their banner pupils In boxing nnd wrestling contests. As announced In The Tlmes Dlspatch yesterday there will bo three boxing contests of live rounds each and two wrestling matohos. A battle royal will come betweon the glove and mat contests. Tho "exhibi? tion will begin at S-.45 o'clock. Flvo hundred Invitations have been Msuod. and there Is a great demand for more. The new home of the box? ing und physical culture school Is nt 400 Ksst Broad Street. UT HEAVY TRACK ... ^Several Form Upsets Occur, Books Having Better of OoTtrrnbla, 8. C, December 21.?The Offering at the "Fair Grounds this af? ternoon wrs above the average, but It 'sjrae oold and the track was sloppy, peveral form upsets occurred, tho books having the best of the talent lor the first time in a week. Two fav i'rwltes won. The handicap at one mile .resulted In a beautiful race, Husky ll^d Laying off tho paco of Ticker and k8*ger to the lost quarter, then moved Itrp strong to outgame the latter and to win by a head. Summaries: CTrst raco?pure |800; maiden two ??near-olds; five furlongs?Lyne, 16 to 1. 6 to 1. ? to 1, first; Orpeth, 13 to 6, 4 to 6. out, second; Billy Murphy, 20 to 1, 6 to 1, 2 to 1, third. Time. 1:06 3-6. Becond race?purse |200; throc-year ?olds and upwards; six furlongs; sell-' ing?Appasslonata, 2 to t, 9 to 10, l to 8, first; Dr. Bodlne, 4 to 1, 7 to 6, 7 to 10, second; Lydta Lee, 10 to l, 4 to 1, 1 to 10, third. Time, 1:20 2-5. Third race?purso $200; three-ycur elds and upward; six furlongs; sellini: ?Centre Shot, 9 to 2, 2 to 1, even, first; Assabar, 6 to 1. 6 to 2, 6 to 6, second: fciewell, 9 to 10, 1 to 2, 1 to i. third, j lme. 1 :20 4-5. Fourth race?purse $260; all ages; Charleston Handicap: mile?Husky l.sd. 7 to 2, 3 to 4. out, first; Sagor, S to fi, 1 to 2, out. second; Sticker, S to i to 3, out, third. Time, 1:48. Fifth raco?purse $?00; three-year olds and upward; mile nnd seventy yards: selling?Dolly Bnltman. 10 to 1. 4 t<> 1, f. to 5, first; Huldcmnn, even, 9 to 20. out, second: V. Powers, even, I to ;i, out. third. Time. 1:57. Sixth race?purse I30V>, three-year olds and up; six furlnngs; selling ? Western Belle, 4 to 6, 9 to 20, l to 4, first; Otllo. !fl to 1. 8 to 1, 8 to 6, sec? ond; Oakley, 7 to 2. 7 to 1, 3 to 6, third. Time. 1:19 2-?. Or. Callsch on Ttusslan Treaty. T'r. E. N. Callsch. nt Beth Ahnbah Temple, will speuk to-htght on "The Meaning and Influence of the Abrogt tion of the Treaty With Russia-M The services will begin nt S:15 o'clock, and the public Is Invited. Sanitation, purity, quality form th bsn? of tho Velvet Kind Ice Cream. COUNT ON RICHMOND IN OUTLAW LEAGUE Organization Formed in New York, With That City, Brooklyn, Reading, Washington and Richmond asNucleus?branchise.Granted to Landgraf and Lazarus. New York, December 21.?The Vnllcd State* League of Professional Iln"cball Clubs la the name of an organization formed here to-night, ttUIcJj propane*, aocardlng to It* backers, to atnrt an '?outlaw league'" tbla aiimmrr lu the East, Tr| til fly* ottlrn?New York, Brooklyn, Hcndiajr, Wnahtnuton nud Richmond-?as the nncleus, and Dnlti moro, Nevrark? Plttabursrh, Cincinnati nud UuHoio an possibilities. William A. Winnen, of Heading, Pa., former manager of the Pennsylvania State Leaucue, ??? etcctad prcsldeut, secretary and trenaitrcr of the league nt the meeting; here to.ulgbt, nud fran chlsa were tprautcii to Ii. C. Landgraf ond J. G. l.niut-un, of Itlchiuondl Hugh McKinuon, of AVashlngtoni Ambrose W. Husacy, of Brooklyn, and to Wit man for Heading .Mr. wit man aald to-night that he uns nut nt liberty ?o say to "bom the rVew York franchise would be aTnutcd, but that "three prominent W nil Street men" luiil been ncwotlutluK with him for it. Applications hnd been received, he aaid, from the five other ??povstble vltlca" under consideration. Stock compuiilca "with iinllniltcd bncklus hud born formed In the eitlen nnd hnd nl rendy recetved their franchise*," be itsscrtcdi cuouu/b to make the banebult world "sit m> and lake notlec.'' "Wo will apply for prutCi-Cion tinder the Nntlunul lonnnljoiiuji,'' nald Wit- | num. "but we do not expect to set it. ; Wc want to ahow that we arc on the level. There will be uo trouble In icet- I Hue bull plnyera outside of the otber? Icugucx, For one thint;, wc won't take ; contrnct jumper*. There are cnuugb j Kuod bull player* l}lnjr around loose to moke all the blgu-clnsn teams we want." Bowiing The Richmond Lunch Company and the Burk Si Co. teams of the Merchant*' Deaguo played their regular scheduled gomes last night at the Newport Al? leys bofore a large crowd. Both trams | showed wonderful improvement over | laust week's games. There woro sev? eral new men In tho llno-up of both teajno, and gome of tnese did classy work, Following, ars the scores: Hlchnu.ua Lunch Company. 12 3 Totals. Barrow, capt.... 172 132 160 461 Anderson ? 164 160 176 cfvi Conwoy 130 . 130 "Wallace ISO 145 143 4IS Uamcko ...._. 142 112 119 373 Blind _._? ... 180 ... 180 Levering . 148 14i> ToUla ...788 679 736 .',163 Bnrk A Co. 1 2 Marshall, capt... 112 Wlldbauer . 169 Ellis _. 13S Hayes . ,. 156 Magarlan . 110 Totals .676 745 761 2.1S1 Turkey Content. Tho Newport turkey contest Is prov? ing to bo the most Interesting event pulled oft in local bowling olrcles. Several new men are now safely an? chored In the first division. The great? est fun of all will teke place Friday and Saturday nights, when the players will niako their llrot dash for '.he homeplate. Following Is the standing of the players In the first division: Wade .-. 653 | Kennedy . . .-.?.. 64 5 Blxby . fil.-, Hundley .J?37 Roy ... B.tr, Quarles. 63'? Barrow . 629 Van Dien .- 418 Gallagher . 613 Petty . 612 Glaze- . 611 Gordon. 60.'! Beck . 601 BrlgKB.-. 600 Bleda. 600 Foreigner* In Joopnrd>. Shanghai. December 21.- Tho revolu? tionary leaders hei e positively assert that If Yuan Shi Kal persists in his refusal to accept a republic, the powers giving him their sup? port would be regarded os the enemies of chlnn, and the lives of all foreigners In Chlnn would be Jeopar? dized. It I? generally believed among the revolutionists thai Great Britain Is supporting the monarchy solely be? cause of the dangerous example which would be set for India, should China become n republic. Dr. Sun Vat Sen. the reform leader. Is due to arrive here in a few days, and it Is believed that he will assume the leadership of the south. Large reinforcements of well armed and well trained troops are arriving from Cnn ton. AMUSEMENTS HIJoii?"The Uosnry." "Over NlKut." The experience of Philip ?. Barlhol oniae, the young author uf ' Ovoi Night," whloh will be Been at tho Academy Christmas, stuittr.ee and night. Is rather unique in tho history of playwrltlng. Not only is "Over Night" Mr, Bartholomae'o first play, but It was accepted by tho tirst man? ager by whom It was read, and proved an Instantaneous success on the night of Its initial production. Young Bar tholomae was Just out of school, a graduate of the Kenssslaer Polytechnic Institute, at Troy, N. Y., when he went to work for the American Bridge Company. His nature rebelled at tho exacting work over blue prints and contract estimates, and as he had a natural predcllctlon for the theatre, he quite naturally started to write a play. niR Piny nt Utlnu. An exceptionally brilliant cast sui rounds Miss lOugenle Blair in tho re marknblu production of "Tho Tost," which conies to the BIJou Theatre for the Christmas woek attraction. Condi? tions of to-day aro not only treatod III this play by the author, Jules &. Goodman, but they nro woven Into four acts uf absorbing dialogue, genuine heart Interest and action, phases of modern 1H" that appeal to men ana women In every walk. This play prom? ises to be one of thu most Interesting to be scon at tho Bijou this season. SCHEDULE! iilAKBRS' MEOTIN'O. Playing Ilnfe* of Major l.cacrues Will lie ArrunscU Next Week. Chicago, December 31.?Magnates of the two big buscball leagues arc busy wlth their plans for the New York moating; at which the ploying schedule for next season will he arranged. Pres? ident Johnson, of the American L*aguo; said Tuesday night that he had received a letter from President Dreyfuss, ol tho Plttsburg National Club, regarding ! the making of the schedule, and that the committees appointed bv tho two leagues for the purpose would meet In New York between Christmas and New Year. Johnson and llobert McRoy, secre? tary of the Boston American Loague Club, will act for the junior organisa? tion, and Dreyfuss, Augusi. Herrmann, president of tho national commission, and Secretary Hcydler, for the Na? tional Lioague. The rules committee of each league will meet In Now York nt the same time. President Johnson has appointed Manager Callahon, of the Chicago American l>?nguc Club, as one of the three members of the committee for that league. He said a manager, an umpire nnd n club owner would he on the committee. Johnson announced that he would appoint Umpire Connolly, but said he did not know yet who tho magnate would be._ Superior quality Ice Cream. The Velvet Kind. ^111 PURE? RIO id Sorii is thoroughly matured, composed of selected nr.iin ot the richest type and is the highest grade of WHISKEY?;known to the science of distillation. iThc water'uscd in the distillation" of Ol.IV, SI-RING WHISKEY is NOT a lifeless distilled water but A NATURAL I'l'Kl. I IM1- STONE SPRING WATER, a' most important requirement to produce hip,h class products of small grain. In the distillation and bottling of OLD SPRING WHISKEY tl?c most sanitary methods arc pursued thereby * assuring a perfect ? and wholesome household necessity, THE OLD SPRING DISTILLING CQ CINCINNATI.... OHIO R. L. CHRISTIAN & COMPANY, Distributors Richmond, Virginia. 1RE?T TO TASTE -that exquisite neutral gin flavor? that long sought ideal flavor of every lover of the rickey and the fizz?has been achieved AT LAST in R. L. Christian. & Co., Distributors Richmond, Va. BASEBALL SCHEDULE CALLS FOR 25 GAMES University of Virginia Will Play Some of Best Teams in South and East?Four Contests Against Carolina. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Charlottesvllle. Vu., December 21.? j. K. Moore, of Berryvlllo, manager of tho University of Virginia buaeball teum. has about compluted his sched? ule of games for the coming season, but will not make pu'ollc the dates until ufter his return from the Christ? mas holidays. The schedule will bo more preten? tious than that uf lust year. Counting the exhibition games with the Wash? ington club, of tho American League, thcro will bo twenty-five contests In all?onough to keep the 'varsity nine busy until the close of tho season early In May. Tho preliminary season with \ the prep, schools of the State will open on March 20, tho first contest being with the . Jefferson School nine, of this city. Prior to this dato, however, two or threo games will In all prob? ability be played with tho Washing? ton club. Manuger Mooro will lcavo for Washington on Friday to consult with Manager Griffith, of tho Na? tionals, as to the exact dates for tho games. They will probably take place between the 10th and 20th of March, and will servo to arouse tho en? thusiasm of the fans for the real open? ing of the season. Four tiarucN "With Carolina. Tho feature of tho schedule Is the ! provision for four games with the I University of North Carolina. For a numbor of yenrs only two contests were arranged with tho Old North I State team, 'but In recent years three l have been played?two In North Caro? lina and ono In Virginia. Next spring ! three of tho games will be played In succession In North Carolina?one In Greensboro, one at Chapel Hill and UHUSUALPIAH TO! WIN AT BASEBALL' Deaf Mute to Read From Lips What Manager Says to Players. Chicago, 111.. Decombcr 21.?Manager James Callahan, of the Chicago Amer? icana, has cast aside an offer which, ! if everything was Justifiable in base ! ball, ho bclievos would sorely brinf; the 1913 pennant to his tetim, It was an offer yesterday from a dear mute, who claimed to be an adopt in lip reading, i "I have a scheme which will make j your loam penn?ni winners next sea ! son." was tho sentence written on n j card and placed before tho manager. "This is interesting at least." said I the manager to his visitor, j Then a few motions of the fingers cxplaluod to the South Sldo leader that the man with the pennant In bis grasp could not talk. In a short time the manager was di? gesting the scheme, for his caller hart It already written out. It explained that tho pennant could he easily won by allowing tho mute, with a strong pair of field glasses, to take a position near the field or undur the grandstand. By the aid of the glasses ho would read the lips of the manager while talking to his men between Innings, and tho players on tho field in whispered con? versations. Then by the aid of an electrical con? trivance connected with tho home bench mid a code of signals he could let it be known Just exactly what kind of a game itnd what tricks the visitors were about to come out with. Callahan wrote this answer: "No doubt your plan would prove a winning one, but baseball is an honest game, and 1 cannot consider it." lit i.VliltS MIST I1HKAK CLEANLY. Stille ( oiiiiuIh?Ioiiith InSlie nil Order to Prevent Hitting' !<? Cllnebc?, New York, December 21.?A new rule, compelling boxers to break clean? ly when ordered by tho referee, was passed yesterday by the boxing com? missioners at their weekly mooting. Since the Frawley law went into off feel last spring the commissioners have received a number of complaints from re forces and boxers on this point. Some referees order a clean, break. : while others allow boxers to hit with j one band free. In the future, how < rei , no boxer, according lo the new rule. Will lie allowed to hit when In a clinch. Any referee not enforcing i tills rule Will he brought up on charges. Another new rille the boxing coin inlsslonei'H passed was one- to prevent too many seconds behind u boxer. In j 'the future only four seconds will be j allowed in each corner, mid these must i Stay in his corner dining tin contest.; .loe Ilylaud, who refused to go on .. a ten-round afTflir with t oting I ! A bourn ;.t the American Athletic Club,] I in Grand street, Brooklyn, December : II, was set down for sixty days. I)lett From Henri Disease. New York, Deo mber 21.?-The Itcv. Charles .1. Young. D. D.. who preached ? 'resident Onrfleld's funeral sermon. , died from beurt disease yesterday u.1 ! Long llranch. N. .1, He was burn in I Ccotland seventy-three years ago. Dr Young was in charge of Memorial Church. Klbcron. N. .1., for many years J and officiated at the funeral of Presi? dent Ourfleld, who died thero in 1SS1. t omit mi lion a 11 rhi Christina*. DoulsVllle, Ky? December 21.?With $5,000.000 as prospective receipts for this week from their tobacco crop, Kentucky farmers count on a bountiful Christmas.' All over the State buyers are paying highest cash price.*, and Hie horn of plenty Is overflowing. What throatened to be a small, poor crop early in th-a year has turned font well, the quality of the tobacco being better than the rule for years past. It satisfies the dissatisfied?Maple Nut and Fruit Brick.. The Velvot lco i Cream the third at Charlotte. The fourth and final contest will lake place on Lnmbuth Field. On the Southern trip last year the teams broke even. The third and deciding game was played on j.ambeth Field and was won by North Carolina by the close score of 1 to 0. Among the college teams that wjll be seen on l.umbel,, field for the llrst time in roceut years will be Trinity College of Hartford, Conn.; tho Uni? versity of Goorgla and tho University of Houth Carolina. First College Game, The college aeason proper will open here with a game with Arnhcrst Prlncoton comes next, and the follow? ing day tho Virginia team will go to Norfolk to play the annual game with Yale. Tho Easter week schedule calls for contests with Holy Cross and Trinity and one or two othor teams. Then follows the trip South for three J contests with the University of North Carolina. At tho close of the baseball season last May announcement was made that the annual Northern trip would prob? ably be abandoned. This plan has I been altered somewhat. The nine will go ns far North as Pennsylvania for games with the University of Penn? sylvania, and probably to Easton to tackle Lafayette. The nine then re? turns to Washington for the final gatr.o of tho yeac with Georgetown early In May. Tho first contest with the Blue and Gray will be pulled off on Lambeth Field. The schedule as a wholo. 1b ra gaoded as a very excellent one. Somit of tho best teams |n the East will be seen on the local grounds. BOY'S GIFI WILL COST $30.000 It Is a Three-Story Playhouse, With Gymnasium and Swim? ming Pool. St. Louis, December 21.?Thornton] Howard, twelve-year-old son of Clar? ence II. Howard, president of the Com? monwealth Stool Company, will get a $30,000 playhouse for his Christmas present. The building, a three-story brick j structure, which is Just being complet? ed on tho Howard grounds at 6501 Chamberlain Avenue, contalnB a nata lorlum, a sun parlor, a bowling alley, j a billiard room and many other fea? tures to delight the heart of a boy. I Thornton expects to spend a great I part of his time with his chums In the house Since May workmen have been hastening the construction and Inte? rior decoration In order to ha\?j the house finished for Christmas. On the second floor is the gymnasium, with a floor space of sixty-five by thirty feet, and u workroom. The celling of the gymnasium extends to the roof of the building, taking up the space that would be used for a third floor. A heating plnnt and machine, shop are In tho basement. A swim-' mlng pool Is lined with white brick and decorated with carved marble. The building Is lighted by electricity. Built alongside the building proper are the howling alley nnd blllTrfrd room. Leading from the natatorlum Is the sun parlor, a seml-clrculnr. one-story struc? ture entirely of glass. It's pure. The Velvet Kind Ice Cream. Built to Serve Highest Price and Best. W. C. SMITH & CO., 314 N. Fifth. Vine and Main. For :in Veurs the House of Quality. Straus, Gunst & Co., IllNtillrrM and llleiulcrs of pine Whiskeys. Drink Old Henry Hn iMujt llcvord Proves II? Merit. OUNCES OF QUALITY IN EVERY POUND. The buyer who kitowi the differs i automobiles will own a Jones Motof Car Co. Allen Ave and Broad 5tree. Waverly Electric Victoria $500 ~ Richmond Motor Co., Inc. 313 West Main. Another Imposing Testimonial of That Nation's Friend? ship. PUBLIC WILL RAISE FUNDS Bronze Bust of "La France" to! Be Placed on Champlaih Statue. ParlB, December 21.?Franco Is ar? ranging another Imposing testimonial of her friendship for tho Unltod Status. To-morrow a public subscription is to be opened .to offer a bronze bust of "La France," by tho UlUBtrlous French sculptor,, Auguste Rodin, which will bo placed at the base of tho monument to be dedicated next June to Samuel De Champlaln, tho French navigator, oxplorer and discoverer of tho lake that bears his name. Llko the gift from the pcoplo of Franco of Bartholdl's statue of lib? erty, the presentation of "JUt Franco," wbloh is the llguro of a woman, marks, historically another epoch In thu rela? tions of fraternity between Frunce and tho United States of America. s President Fulliores will houd tho list of subscribers, and will bu followed by Foreign Minister Justin do tlelvos, Ambassador Jules Juasorund, Gabriel lianotuux, presldunt of tho Frunco Amerlcan commission for tho develop? ment of political, economic, literary and artistic relations, and Count Do Ito chambeuu. The Inlllutlvo of the movement em? anated with Ambassador Jussorand, in accord with the French Foreign Of lice, but as it wos wished to havo a public rather than a governmental tes? timonial, the Franco-American com? mittee was requested to assumo the dlree.Uon. An iippoal to the public for subscrip? tions will appear In tho newspapers to-morrow. This will Indicate that Franco Is deeply touched by the f^t quent manifestations of American friendship for this country through the dedication of statues of Frenchmen lit America. The approaching glorlllcntlon of Champlaln, who conceived a vast pro? ject of a French America front Canadu to Jx>ulsluua. on which later the grc.it American republic was developed, Is admirably suited to oxpross the Warmth of French affection. Srlcctlon of "l.a Prance." Gabrlol Huu.<jlaux will relate to? morrow In the Figaro tho Interesting story of how Auguste Bodln's "La Franco" happened to bo sc-lcctod. He suys the committee was ul a loss to know Just what offering to send to America which would harmonize with the Imposing architecture of ttie Champlaln monument It finally do cldcd that tho offering must be a true Jewel. The members first visited tho .studio of Auguste Rodin, because he Is popular In America, and walked through tho vurlou? salons. Suddenly thoy discovered tho bronzo "La France." Tho writer continues: "Imagine our emotion. We sought a symbol, ana w* found France herself?.1 protty France, full of grace. Vivacity and courage, a young French woman, with a fruiiK and loyal regard, a young woman who Is a replica of our Clotlldes. Henriettes, manches and Jetinnos. Her hair Is ar rungon like a helmet, and her attire IB a cuirass. We sought a French thought, and we found an Image of France her? self." Tho bust will be mounted on a mar? ble base, with a marble representation of lite American and French flags. It will bo presented by a special delega? tion of Frenchmen. Including members uf the Franco-American committee. AROUND THE. HOTELS No doubt yesterday was tho shortest duy of tho year In fancy ns well as In fact for Wavnrly Ltvesay and MIsh Rosa Irene Temple, for It wan spent In anticipation of their wedding. Tho young people came from Prince George county, and there was evidently no elopement in tho proceedings, tor the license had been Issued for a week, However, both were extremely young, and tho bride was us pretty as sho ivus youthful, her ago belnir sixteen. In the parlors of tho Richmond Hotel last night Miss Temple becntno Mrs. Ltvesay, tho ofllclatlng minister being Rev. Ryland Knight, D. D.. pastor of Calvary Baptist Churoh. Two or throo friends were present, and deluged thu hotel corridors and lobby with rico au the young people made tholr de? parture. Virginians at the Hotels. Lexington?Charles \V: Walker, Chase City: Miss Klsle Coloman. Miss Bell Wortham, ChtiHO City; -Miss Sallle Thomas, Keone; Miss Lois ' Parsons, Savedge; R. E. Williams, Chase City; Wiuium C. Bailey, Lynr.hburg; F. H Farrar. .Telersvllle; Mrs. C. W. Johnson, Danville; A. B. Hammer, Keysville. H. T. Clarko. Chose City; Som McBwcen, Lynchburg. Davis?B. F. Gollchon, Staunton; Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Waddell and nurse, Charles City county; W. B. Boyd, Hhaw's Store; John Porter, Danville; Charles ?j. Ferguson, Doe well; Frank StrutHche, Fort Monroe. Murphy's?H. L. Richardson, Norfolk; .7. M. Jones, Virginia; A, J. Lyell. Farn ham'; S. F. Blodgctt. Farmvllle; L. W. Sale, Mi D., Frcderlcksburg; P. L. Bry? an, Norfolk: Leon C. Steele. Norfolk; D. Wi Montgomery, La Crosse; Mr. and Mrs. R, J, Ball. Cartersvlllc; Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Bedell, Cotman: Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Hudglns. Chase City; H. B. I Watklns, Virginia; A- Vivian, Virginia: I Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Seay, Virginia: H. i c. Bverhart, Virginia; .1. C. Cooke, King I William county: J. P. White. Ontario: Charles C. White, Roanoke: T. O. San? dy. Burkevtllo: J. i>. Hutchinson, King nnd Queen; T. B. Tails ferro, Essex county; A. B. Toping, Norfolk; John C. Cnlhoun. WUHsmsb?rg; W. H. Nehlctt, Wllllamsburg: A. IT. English. Willlams burg; J. L. Tticker. Wllllamsburg: E. J. ! Smith. Norfolk; Miss Alma Harris, Dln Iwlddlu; Mrs. Laura Llppctt, "Dlnwld dle- T. M Nethcrland, Plnwlddlc; Mor? ton' G. Goode. Dinwlddle; J. H. White. A'lrginla- James Mitchell. Phocbtis: Geo. T.. Rex, Virginia; Frank W. Rogers, Oendron; R. 8. Woods, sheriff. Crozet, Albemarle county; A. S. Williams, Lvnchburg; J. Bury. Suffolk. Park?F. If. Whltakcr, Norfolk; J. H. Harris. Alexandria. Richmond?15. U Groover. Tnzewrll; Miss Kennon, Dasburg; T. c. Conlon. Oharlottesvllle; A. K. Downs. Ksn hridgc: I* B. Boatwrlght, Portsmouth. M P. Waller, Norfolk: J. U Wilson. Norfolk- T "B. Scott, Jr... Biirkovtlle; lir .1 E. Copeland, Rod Hill; Mlsa Amost Sabot; 8. B. Rice. Chffrlotto Courthouse. Gilbert?Anton Anderson. Qulnton; W. It, Green, Martlnsvlllo; J. W. jCar nonler, Brldgewator; Mr. and Mrs. K. A. Moore, Crowe. Stumpfs ? B. F. Dlsharoon, Danville; II V Plltsgefnld, Danville; M. W. Mor i cerenu, sinunton: ,H. C. Page, Crowu; J. L. Nottingham. Norfolk; 11, PI Ummer, Petersburg- Boy K. Fauson, Deridron! Hugo.no Ma'thows, Clifton Forge; J. B. Bailey, Emporln; D. E. Compton, Dan? ville- TVUllmn-JDouslaa rage, Virginia, (Tialmers WM<yfOR^CAR? . MAKESAPPEAL FOR M'CUE CHILDREN Washington, D. Q, December 21.? Why the children of Mayor James & McCuo, of Charlottcsvlllo, Va., should be paid by tho Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company $15,000 as In? surance on hlB life, notwithstanding his execution for the murdor of his w'fc In 1901, was told to-day to tho Supreme Court of tho United States by D. liar mon, of Charlottcsvlllo, counsel for tho children. It was the socond day of the argument In regard to the liability of the company. William H. White, of Richmond, argued for tho Insurance company. Mr. Harmon declared there were many reasonu why the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fourth Clrcutt was right In holding the compafiy Hhould pay the Jir.,000. Ho arg-ued that the Insurance contract woe goverlied by the laws of Wisconsin, the homo of tho company, and that In that Htate execution on tho gallows did not an? nul a contract of Insurance. Ho drug natcd the right of the children arising under the policy as a property right vested by the npeo'sl statute incorpo? rating tho company. ELECTION CONTEST CASE DISMISSED [Special to The Tlmes-Dlepatch ) Norfolk, va., December 21.?The Norfolk county election contest case wua dismissed to-day by Judge Joseph T. Dawloss, of the Circuit Court of that county, upon motion of ex-Judge D. Tueknr Brooke, counsel for the con? testants. The motion was mado after Judge Lawless had ruled that In order to vitiate the election It must hovn been proven that enough votes were counted that ought not to have heen counted to reverse tho majority. Judge Brooke argued that every safeguard thrown around tho safety of elections had been violated, and he depended upon testimony along that line " lit make out ills cuse. Attorneys for tho defendants demurred to the charge of violations of the Barksdalo pure elec? tion law, but the demurrer was OVijl - ruled. It tu not ronMdend probable that any further action will be taken on the charge. Judge Hrookc said U was his intention to prove that tin money r,ald to have been expended by tho rontestees was for the payment of poll taxes. ETTIKL TtOOSEVKl.T I.1CADS. I2x-Prc<ildrnt's Daughter Wins Honor* La i'oi Ckote. Meadow Brook. D I., Decemrw r '_>. Miss Ethel Koosevelt carrtod off tl ? principal honors at the Meadow 1!;.,. i hunt yesterday. The cruarry was ll illcd for fourloen miles with American fox? hounds, and when the brush of I to) ? nard should have lo.-on won by Miss Roosevelt) the fox went to ground, and all efforts lb dislodge him were useless In many places ice was on the ground, hut no croppers occurred. Tho hunt met at '.he Jericho Quaker Meeting I House and extnndod across to ihr coun? try places of Dudley Winthrop, Ralph Kills. J- E. Cowdln and Paul J. H.iiney to Brookvllle, and then to Fast Norwich. Those tlnlrhlng with Miss Roosevelt wore Henry Pavago i'age. Frank Voss and William C. Hayes Christmas Liquors Quart Rye Whiskey.50c Quart Corn Whiskey.50c Quart Apple Brandy.50c Quart Peach Brandy.50c Quart Old Fulcher Whiskey.85c Quart Old Holland Gin.50c Quart Old California Sherry Wine...35c Quart Old California Port Wine.3flc . Sweet Catawba Wine.80c Sweet Blackberry Wine.80c Quart Old Beachum Whiskey.90c Quart Old Kenton Valley Whiskey.. .7fic i Quart Old Cream of Kentucky Whis? key .90c Quart Old Duffy Malt Whiskey.85c And all brands at low figures. S. Oilman's Son 1820-1822 E. Main Street. _gmugemtritg? ACADEMY?Tuesday Matlnes and Night. MISS BELLA CLARKE), in a Carnival of Laughs, "Introduce Me" Prices: Matinee, 2Sc to st.no Night, -ASo to gl.BO, Academy of Music Christmas. Mutlncc und Night. William A. Brady (Ltd.) Presents OVER NIGHT A Long, Lingering Laugh. Written by Philip H. Bartholoniae. Prices, BOc to gl.BO. Scats now selling. BIJOU?This Week Matinee To-Horrow at 2i30. THE Prices: Matinee, lfie, 2Bc, 3Sc Night, 25C, 35c, EOc. ROSARY BIJOU?Xmas Week I Matinee? Monday. Tuesday. Thursday, Saturday. MISS F.UOFNIH BLAIR. "The Test"