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THE most important Boclety event
of yesterday was the marriage
of Miss Louisa Ournett Purcoll, |
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. .lohn Ii. Fur
ccll. and Dr. William Allan, son of |
Mrs. Elizabeth Preston Allan. of
Charlotte. Nl C, and tho late Colonel j
William Allan, of Lexington. Tho j
cremony, which took place at the
home of the bride's parents, CiL'O Park
Avenue, yesterday" evening at C o'clock,
wuu witnessed by only the Immediate
families of the bride ami groom. Tho
Purcoll home was arranged with
quantities of lovely white flowers,
Southern em!lax und palms and an
Improvised altar was arranged in the I
drawing-room, where the ceremony
was performed by the Roy. J. I.
Gravatt, rector of Holy Trinity Church.
Tho benediction was pronounced by
the night itov. Robert ,\. Clbsohi
Bishop' of virglnja.
The bride was given away by her
father. Ifer wedding gown was an
cxqulaltn affair fashioned of soft white
satin, with a court train, and trimmed
with duchess lace. She carried .1
shower bouquet of Bride roses and
lilies of the. valley anil a coronet of
orange blossoms fastened her long veil
of illusion. Miss Anna Brooke Par
cell was her sister's maid of honor.
Kho wore a lovely gown of pale blue
chiffon . cloth over ineasallne of the
same shade, and carried a big bouquet
C American Beauty roses. Frank II.
Anschutz. of West Virginia, acted as
the groom's best man.
.diese? Martha Webb Purcell, Alice I
E. Doyle, Avis Walker Grant and
I-ou'so F. Price were bridesmaids. They
wore gowns of white inosealine, draped
In lace and marquisette, and carried
Immense bouquets of American Beauty
A reception followed the ceremony,
nftor which Dr. and Mrs. All?n left
for - wedding trip. Guests from .1
The Flour
Gives Universal
J. B. Mosby & Co.
Additional Specials in the
After Christmas Clearance
\nrtli\\j?t Corner Third and Ilroud.
New Method Gas Ranges
Pettit & Co.'s?
;UH> llVSr'UIU>Al? VI
201 E. Broad
Magnificent showings of Fine Furs,
Coats. Suits and Hats.
Blankets and Comforts
Sutherland & Cherry, Inc.
310 East Broad Street.
M?M?I.ll?lim?.mi aWI
Furniture stock is acknowledged
to be the best in Richmond. Big
price reductions this week.
For Leather Goods of
All Kinds.
703 East Broad St.
See Our Great New Store
New and Stock,
Seventh and Grace
B. SamuelV
5th and Broad
Children's Sweater
Clearance Snle now on. The
Si.50 and SI.25 Coals, in greys,
red and brown, all wool, QC
reduced now. */i3C
distance here for flic Wedding wore
.Mrs. Elizabeth Preston Allan, of
Charlotte, N. c.; Mrs. J. Frank Hunter,
of Washington, Richard Ii. Tunstnll.
of Norfolk; Dr. iiiui Mih. Held While,
of Lexington; Tho'tnos Nelson Wllllnm
Mon, of Graham, and John Arthur Tay?
lor, of Charlotte. N. C.
Dr. and Mrs. Allan will reside ..t
.'?0 1 East Avenue, Charlotte, N. C, after
January 10.
< iiin lot; KrcutN.
The np.\t Hcvcrul days will he guy
with interesting events ho fur ar, so?
ciety Ih eotieerned, and ?litany big ut
fulrs win shortly be given.
Mr. and Mra. William C. Bent <>X
202 Bast Main Street, will lnV>g|luco
Ihelr daughter, Miss Elizabeth . jg.ui
Bi.'ntley, to society at a hit; ice- itln.i
to he given ut HDS West Grace Streut
on the evening of Friday, January :,.
at y o'clock. Miss Bentley, who is at
present attending a house party near
Howardsville, will return to Richmond
on Saturday.
Colonel and Mrs. Joseph Hi, Wlllard
will entertain at a cotillion in the bail
room of the Jefferson Hotel on the
evening of January 3 at 8 o'clock. The
affair is In honor of Miss Belle Wtl
laru. Miss Wlllaril made her formal
bow to society jual betoro Christmas
at two of the handsomest receptions
given In Richmond this winter.
Mrs- Isaac Davenport has rent out
cards for a luncheon to bo given at
the Commonwealth Olub on January 0.
Ulnckotonc Wedding.
:-'t. Duke's Episcopal Church at
Blackstone was the scene of a very
pretty wedding yesterday afternoon at
half-after ? o'clock, when Miss Kath?
arine '.nil hi. McEnery. daughter of
Mr. and Mm John Edward McEnery,
became the bride of Rascom Wills
Voting, um of the late Dr. and Mrs.
If. B. Young, of this city. Church dec?
orations wore lit palms and potted
plants, and white flowers and lighted
candles were used on the altar. Dr.
T_ Hugo Lacy officiated, and the wed?
ding march irom "Lohengrin" was
played as a processional and Schubert's
"Serenade" during the ceremony.
The bride entered the church with
her mahl of honor. Miss Jessie Wat
kins McEnery. and was given away
by her father Her gown w is of white
ciepe meteor embroidered In pearls
and made with a court train. Her
tulle veil was caught with sprays of
lilies of the valley, and she carried
a shower bouquet of lilies of the val?
ley and Bride roses Her only orna?
ment was a diamond brooch, the gift
of the groom The maid of honor's
lostumo was of blue chiffon over pale
blue mossallno trimmed In pink moss
totes and crystal fringe. She carried a
big bouquet of KUlarney roues.
S. F. Badgctt, of tarmvllle, was the
groom's best inau, and the ushers
were McLean Death, of Salisbury, Md.;
Howard Young, of. Burkevllle; Theo
P. lip es. of Blackstone, and Lauretico
Bolts, of De Land, Fla. Mr. and Mrs.
Young left to spend their honeymoon
at Palm Bench. Fl . Mr. and Mrs. Mc?
Enery entertained the hrioal party at
dinner on Wednesday evening previous
to the rehearsal at church.
Guests from a distance were Mr. and
Mrs. O. S. Wing, of Prince Edward;
Mr. and Mrs. De Grande Notzel, of
Richmond; Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Young,
of Burkevllle: Joseph Reynolds, of
Danville; Dr. W. W. Reese, of Court
land: Miss Annie Beaman, of Clinton,
N. C.; Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Carlton. ot
Wln = ton-Salem. N. C: Mr. and Mrs.
.lames McRwalnc, Miss Hartha Mc
Ilwalne, of Petersburg; C H. Scv.rell,,
of North Emporla: Mr. and Mrs. B. C
Carrett, of King William, anu Mr. and
Mrs. F. Miles Duraht, of Rounoke.
Reception at the Club.
The annual Christmas entertainment
to be given by the Country Club of
Virginia will be held on Saturday, De?
cember 30. from .". to 11 P. M. It will
be a very brilliant affair, and hun?
dreds of society people In Richmond
will go to the club on this occasion.
The clubhouse drevratIons will be very
elaborate and the street cars will run
every fifteen minutes to convey the
guests io and from the club. Owing
to the large membership of the club,
invitations can only he issued to out
of town guests of members.
This entertainment will he in the
form f an ohl-f.ishloneit Christmas
party and an orchestra will play dur?
ing receiving hours. Big log tires and
lovely Mowers will make the club?
house a very attractive place on Sat?
urday afternoon and evening.
Home Wedding.
A very pretty wedding will be cele?
brated thin morning at 11 o'clock at
the home of the bride. 807 East Mulil
Street, e ben Miss Mary Frcmnii, daugh?
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eldon Freer
muh, formerly of Danville, now of this
city, win be married to John Wesley
Carter. Jr.. of Danville. The Dev.
iTJiohilta Sr.innios, reel or of St. An?
drew's t'lunch and a cousin of the
bride. will perform the ceremony.
Hons - decorations will he in Christmas
green and palms, and Miss Myrtle
Bedford, pianist, and Miss Annie I:? ? in
hardl. violinist, will play the wed?
ding march from ''Tanilh?lisar" at the
entry r)f the bridal party, and "Sweet?
est S?ory F.vef Told" during the cere?
Mih. John Wryor Cowan, of Pitts?
burgh. Pa.. It sister of the bride, will
he dame of honor. Edward B. Young
will a. i OS tic groom's best man. Tip
t'liii.e of honor will wear a white cloth
suit vi'ith a black picture hat and curry
?j sheaf of American Beauty i"Sos.
Th'e brltb .'ill enter with her father,
I w ho will also give her away, She will
wear a going a way gown of deep vio?
let cloth, with a picture hat of the
uuilic .shade, and will curry a bomim-i
of Orchitis unil lllic* of I he valley. The,
bride In it granddaughter iif the lute
'Colonel J. Richard Llewellyn', of Nor?
folk, and ,Dr. .1. II. Freeman, of Lex?
ington Mi and Mrs. Carter will leave
ai bnjee iii' . pcnd their honeymoon I!n
Ihr Bermudas), und on their return to,
Virginia, January 1?. will bo In Rich?
mond ductile, the schhIoii of the l.eg
iHlatitn: ami w ill later reside in Dan?
ville. ' '
Guestfl from a distillicc for the cere?
mony Include Howard Freeman, of
Greenwood, Miss.; Llewellyn Freeman,
of Jacksonville. Fin.:. Mrs. John Pryor
Cowan, of Pittsburgh; Edward Ft
The numo..,.Velvet Kind, In the evi?
dence of the utmost in Uuullty-P.urlty
Sunitutlon In Ino crnain.
Young; K. Walton Drown, of Danvlllo;
Dr. George B. Bonow, of Clarksvlllc.
Tho 'niarciago of .Miss Sara Kmbro |
Page, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
B. rage, and Milton Joseph Herrmann,
son of Mr. ami Mrs. .lames Herrmann, !
of New Orleans, ami lllloxl, Miss., was j
celebrated yesterday evening at 6:50
o'clock at the home of tho bride. 301
West Main Street. Tho Dev. Felix
Kutip performed the ceremony. Hollv
and running cedar decorated tho house
and lighted caudles and white llowors
decorated the Improvised altar ar?
ranged between the windows in the
parlor. The rooms were banked with
palms and ferns and lighted tapers and
flowers were used on the mantels.
The bride, who was given away by
her brother, Sidney G- Puge.. wore a
traveling suit of gray cloth, with a
hat of the same shade and carried a|
r/buquet of Bride roses and lilies of (
the. valley. The matron of honor, Mr*, j
Walter J, Herrmann, wore a gown of
white satin draped In coral-colored I
chiffon an'- trimmed In fringe. She
earr'ed on arm bouquet of White
Walter J. Herrmann, of Rochester.
N. V., was the groom's best man. Miss
1 Helen Thompson playud the wedding
marches ami selections during the
Mr. and Mrs. Herrmann left Imme?
diately after the ceremony for a South?
ern lour, and on their telurti will
make their home In New Orleans. A
reception was given to the bridal parly
on Wednesday evening.
anaoaiicement curds.
Cards have been received in Rich?
mond announcing tho marriage of Miss
Pattie Maria Williams, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Carey A. Williams, und Dr.
Benjamin M. Nicholson. The ceremony
took place on Wednesday, December
27. at Hidgwood. N. C.
Stay-at-Homo Willst Club.
The Stay-at-Homc Whist Club held
Its regular weekly meeting on Wed?
nesday evening at the apartment of
Admiral and Mrs. Harrle Webster, at
the Chesterfield. Four tables were en?
gaged and the-highest score was made
by Mrs. W. F. Gray and Miss Chappln.
The cluj> will meet next week at the
residence of Mrs. Bland Smith, 301
Fast Grace Street.
Family Iteunlon.
Quite a pleasant affair of this week
was the reunion of the children and
grandchildren of Mr. and Mrs. John W.
Queries, which was held at the!
Queries'* home, on Thirty-sixth Street,
Tuesday evening. Decorations were 'n
keeping with the holiday season, and
those present were Mr. and Mrs. Emll
A. Ixilss and their children?Henry,
Helen Graysou and Jo6cph; Mr. and
Mrs. Woolridge Tuck: Percy, Lyn wood,
Harry and .lohn Quartes. Jr.. and Ar?
thur \.. Quarles. of Clifton Forge.
Interesting Wedding.
A wedding of much interest was
cclebiated on Wednesday evening at 7
o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
B. G. Wood, when their daughter, Miss
Blrd'c Wood, became the bride of John
Kdwt-rds Taylor, of Greene Bay. Tho
house was decorated In palms and
potted plants, and the Kev. Joel Tucker
performed the ceremony. The wed?
ding marches were played by Mrs. R.
G. Wood and "O, - Promise Me" was
fcung by Mrs. F. IT. Hardawny Just
before the entry of the bridal party.
"Hearts and Flowers" was played
very softly during the service.
Miss Louise Wood, slstor of tho
bride, was maid of honor. She wore
eV,t SOMTtt,
rood Ooofciiyg,!
It is also the home' of
Good Luck Baking Pow?
der. This Powder has be?
come the favorite of Cook
dom. Hundreds of thou?
sands of housewives will
use no other kind.
You can get
it at your gro?
For list of val?
uable Free Pre?
miums see illus?
trated booklet in
each ran.
Richmond, Va.
Dancing Pumps in
All Sizes.
N. W. Corner Third and Broad Sts
$3.50 and $4.
Tired, aching ieul and UmiiB. weHk In?
step, and rheumatic pains pernio tientlj
rued by wearing BUf.LARVJ'a PBflFEC
Tit IN Alt'll CUSHIONS. t.lCht, sni t, flex.
Ibta rind comfortable. They remove all
I muscular strain from tho arch, and ena'ji?
i 'you to stand er walk all day
without .'al'fluc or pa ill. Bile*.
I 50c per pair, l.'ont by mail
dive sir.:: o' shoo.
I t has. K. Hrll. Snip Aernt
S3 fith St.. N. '8,', Wniih'g-'n.
Furniture, Carpets
and Stoves
Rottet & Co.
4th and Broad
f \
One lot of $1.00 Co?
lumbia Shirts, slightly
soiled; sale price, 69c.
Another lot of An?
chor Brand Shirts, that
show handling: sale
price, 39c.
a gown of white satin. veiled ;n 1
marquisette and trimmed in real laco
and tiny satin rosebuds. She carried I
on ami bouquet of Klllarney roses, j
Little Miss Frances Winston Hancock i
and Garland Wood, cousin anil ncphow I
of pie brldo,*tvcro ringbcarore. Chris?
topher llaekins. of Lynehburg, was
best man a.nd the ushers Included Theo?
dore Harris, of South Carolina, and
Fln'ce Alderman, of Florida.
The bride entered the parlors with
her father, by whom she was given
In marriage. She was handsomely
gowned In n suit of blue chltfon broad?
cloth, with hat and gloves to match.
Hnr only ornnment was a brooch of
diamonds and pearls, and she carried a
shower bouquet of Bride roses and
lilies of the valley. Mr. and Mrs. Tay?
lor left at once for an extended North?
ern tour.
Out of town guests were Mr. and
Mrs. E. T.- Hancock, of Grot-no Bay ;
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Pierce, of Arvon'a;
Mr. and Mrs. lt. J. Winston, of Mo
herrln; Miss Natalie. Garrett,. of King
William, and Mr. dlaskius, of Lynch?
I iah no?Price.
A beautiful marriage look place ut
2:30 o'clock, on Tuesday at the homo of
F. J. Dabney. 113 West Marshall .Street,
when bis sister-in-law, Miss Nora I
Elizabeth Price, became the brldo of I
Bernard M. Dabney. ' The parlors were I
beautifully decorated with palms and
ferns. The bridal party entered to the
strains of "Lohengrin," rendered by
Miss Doris Ajnbcrt.
The ushers. Boy Minier and .lohn I
Goode. were the drat to come in. cross- I
Ing at the folding doors to commence
a scnil-clrcle and awaiting the appear?
ance of the bridesmaids, Misses Louise
Cosby and Mary Ambers, who wore
blue and pink messallne, with crystal
trimmings, and curried white carna?
tions. Next came the bridegroom, with
his best man, W. Warren Dabney.
Little Miss Martha Malnne carried the
ring on a large calla lily. The bride
then entered with her maid of honor.
Miss Vivian Mae Williams, and tho
Bov. Ryland Knight performed tho
The bride wore a blue cloth traveling
suit, with hat and gloves to match, and
carried a shower bouquet of Bride
rose?, while her maid of honor was
gowned In whits chiffon over satin and
carried pink carnations with maiden?
hair fern tied with pink tulle.
The bride is the daughter of Samuel
P. Price, of Enonvllle, Va., and the
bridegroom is the son of N. E. Dabney,
of Rockville, Va. They have gone on
H wedding trip to New York. Atlantic
City and other places, and will be at
home after January 15 at 2120 Stuart
Among the wedding guests were
Hiram ?. Dabney and Miss Dabney,
of Rockville, brother and sister of tho
groom; William Price and Miss Price,
of Enonvllle. hrolhcr and slater of the
l.rldc; Mr. and Mrs. Sutherland. J. T.
Lewis, Mrs. James Southard. Mrs.
Miller, Mrs. Lynham, Miss Grace
Brackett. Miss Bessie Hewitt. Miss
Palsy Dunavant. Miss Ina Doggett and
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Mulonc, of this city.
Meetings To-Day.
8t. John's Circle of King's Daugh?
ters will meet this afternoon at I
o'clock with Miss Nellie Payne, at the
Virginia Home for Incurables. Mem?
bers will observe their usual custom of
carrying some delicacy to the inmatea
of the home.
There will bo?a special called meet?
ing of the Richmond Chapter. United
Daughters of the Confederacy, at leje
Camp Hall, this morning at 11 o'clock.
This meeting la for the purpose of com?
pleting arrangements for the annual
Christmas dinner given at the Soldiers'
Home, and all members are urged to
be present.
The Colonial Dames In the State, of
Virginia will meet this afternoon at
half-after 4 o'clock in the parlors of
the Woman's Club. i
llrcrptlon Mnnitny Night.
Mrs. John Thompson, of Highland
Park, was hostess at a reception given
Monday evening In honor of her son,
Bonnie Allan Thompson, and his hrlde. I
The house was decorated In Christinas
greens and polnsottlas. and crimson
flowers hanked the mantels. Receiving I
with Mrs. Thompson wore Mr. und Mrs. i
Thompson, Mrs. W. D. McDowell and 1
Mrs. Lambeth. j
Among those present were Mr. and ,
Mrs. W. E. Vawter, Mr. and Mrs. I.. B. I
Enslow, Captain apd Mrs. Knble. Miss i
Agnes Royall. Miss Gertrude Royall,
Mr, and Mrs. Scboeniaker, Dr. Howard.!
Mr. and Mrs. Dalyrlmple. Mr. and Mrs.'
it P. Hudson, Miss Weymoutb. Mr. and
Mrs Hooper. Mr. and -Mrs. Flnhnagan,
Miss Plannagan. John McCurly. W.
McDowell. John Thompson, and others.
In mid Out of Tow.n.
Mr. and Mrs. TravCrs Wood have re-'
turned from their wedding trip and
are at r,02 West Franklin Street for
the winter.
Mrs. Frank Anthony Walke, of Nor-,
folk. Is visiting Judge Dew at his
home. 1520 Grove Avenue
Mrs. Joseph Reil Is the guest of her
parents. Colonel and Mr?., Grenvllle
Gaines. In Warronton.
Miss Aline Graves, of this city. Is
spending the holiday season at Annan
olis, where Rho Is attending the dances
at the Naval Academy.
The Misses Mahood, of Lynehburg.
are 'guests of Miss Marv Todd, at her
home on North Lombard)- Street
Miss Nellie McCltlsr has returned to
Bon Air. after visiting friends in Rich?
mond for several days.
Dr. P. W. liohson has returned to
Newport News, after spending several
days with relatives in Powhntnn eotin
I T. II Elh't I I? In Atlanta. On., where
Ih? Is the gtiesl of Ins daughter, Mr.'.
MIss- Lies.i Archer has gone to \'ew
York, where she is spending several
weeks with relatives.
Mrs. Henry Strang, accompanied by
her daughter, Kay. of Louisville. Kv],
will arriyj here Saturday, to he tho
guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. Dottelbaeh
at 2719 West Grace Street.
Mrs. T. It. Elletl has .is her guests
for the holiday season Mrs f.oinax. of
New Fork City. .
Mr. and Mrs. Erskine Miller have
returned to Staunten, after visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fr.17.l1r hnrc.*
Miss Natalie Garret! hrw returned
lo her/home In King William, after at?
tending Ihr Taylor-Wood wedding.
, (Special to The Tiinos-Dlsnateh l
? Frodoricksb'urg. Vu , December 2$.?
Major: A. Rawllngs, of Manchester.
Mass. xind Miss Minnie ('. King, of
King George county, were married at
the home of the hrlde. In that counlv.
Rev. E. P. Parliam performing the cere?
mony. Mr. Rawllngs formerly resided
In King 'George county. * They will
make their home In Munchcstcr. Mass,
MF 'Trie ?ivl?ivLE>NT
Uc XecdH the
Father's Java and
h I a slnkors h o
geta at the, 3-cent
lie's quite modest
In his outing for
somehow no's 50t
a hunch
That he'd better uso
economy In pick?
ing out his hush.
For ero long he'll stand in need of
quite u little bunch of cash.
He Is walking down to business an<l
he's walking home at night.
Saving car fare, and his clothes begin
to be an awful sight.
He has atopped his Sunday papers and
as true as you're alive.
He has quit If).cent porfectos and ho
now buys buys three for live.
He gets shaved now once a-wcok when
heretofore 'twas once a day,
And he's dodging old acquaintances In
a mysterious way,
For he's on tho water wagon; that's no
sort of idle dream.
And he's plnchln' every quarter till he
makes the eagle scream.
All this news Is quite astonishing till
you consider that
It Is drawing nigh to Christmas, and
there aro nine in his Hat.
Dipped From the Stream.
It should not he difficult to get the
freedom of tho city of Gratis, Texas.
According to report, treasure-seek?
ers have discovered a $15,000,000 treas?
ure In Honduras- It was probably
burled by some President of Honduras
who was about to leavo tho country
An agricultural school hits been es?
tablished In Yucatan- It must bo that
they arc intending at last to raise
something in Yucatan beside a dis?
A report says there aie. 600,000 com?
mon school teachers In the United
States. And there are somo remark?
ably good looking ones, loo.
Vlonna people complain of the high
cost of living. If they had to buy
Vienna bread In this country they
would have a real kick coming.
Of course, Mr. Carnegie will not be
able to print any divorce proceedings
in his "peace" newspaper.
It seems to be safer lo go over
Niagara Falls in a barrel than to bo
a prime minister In Russia.
A woman down in Kentucky died
while laughing at one of her husband's
little stories, but the story was not In
explanation of his failure to get home
the night before.
I rrcslwtlble Impulses.
To embrace Dlllie Rurke.
To eat that crisp, curly bacon from|
t.V- lingers.
To take a smoke before breakfast.
To slay a few of those Harry Lauder
To ask for an aisle In the tlfth row.
To otter suggestions to a man who|
has a cold.
To tell the nelghhor how to run hit
To read tho scandal sections of tho|
Sunday papers first
To drop cigur ashes on the fern In
the parlor.
To write letters to the editor.
From the HlcUcj-rllle Clarion.
About a week ago a woodrecker got
busy on a tree alongside of the pig
Presented With Bronze Clock
by Members of Massachu?
setts Delegation.
Petersburg, Va., December ?ln|
behalf of Governor Foss and the mem?
bers of the Massachusetts delegation I
who visited Petersburg on November ]
13 10 unveil and dedicate on the Crater
battlefield the monument lo the sol?
diers and sailors of that Stale, Major
Robert F. Green, of Governor Fosa's j
stag, to-night presented to A. P. Hill
Lamp of Confederate- Veterans a mag?
nificent metal clock. beautifully
mounted, accompanied with a framed
tablet containing the names -of tho
Governor and delegation donating the!
gift. There whs a large attendanco of i
veterans and citizens at the meeting
In his presentation address Major
Green .said thut the gift was designed
as a token of the appre.cla?on of the. j
Massachusetts delegation of the kind;
and generous welcome shown thorn!
by A. P. Hill Camp on the occasion i
of tholr visit here, and of the gooil
will manifested on every side, and it
is meant to he an endearing testimony j
of the people of Massachusetts of their;
regard and love for lite people of Vir- I
glnia. A. P. Hill Camp, he said, had
done more than any other organlza-;
tion of Its kind 10 bring about peace
and good will throughout tho land.
Major Green's address was full of
fraternal feeling and good will, and j
was frequently applauded.
Judge J. M. Mullen responded and
accepted the clock oil behalf of the
camp in an address beautifully and
eloquently expressed. It was such
friendly actions as this, he. said, that
bring the people ot tho two sections
into stronger and holler tlos. Ho
spoke of the blessings or a united
und common country under one ling,
a union he hoped that might abide
The clock was unveiled in the pres?
ence of Hip audlciicu amidst great ap?
plause, and wan greatly admired for
Its beauty ami as a work of art.
The ceremonies of the evening wero I
given added pleasure by brief ad- j
dresses by several members ot the I
camp. Major Green was entertained :
at supper at the Chesterfield Hotel
ttftor tho adjournment of tho meeting.
hutt \cnin?t .Suffolk Councilman Grow
lug Out of KIlRnix of Hint Gor.
I Special to The Times-Dlf patch.]
Suffolk;, Va.. December 28.?After
evidence and argument tills afternoon,
Justice. C. i . Lewis reserved his opin?
ion until 3 o'clock Friday In Hi" $100
daniago silll W. T. T.lpseomh brought
against Councilman J. Walter Hosier.
Th."- plaintiff allege.! that a valuable
bird dog was killed by tho Council- j
man's young son. Councilman Hosier |
pleaded his own case, and declared to ,
the court that he would he willing to
servo as 11 tr.rget across 'he court room :
for the sort of shot his son . used |
against dogs.
Tho City Council to-night decided I
R'a heal by test?All Flavors?The I
Velvet lilflU ico Cream.
pen and the hogs have been kept
Jumping about so lively that threo or
'cm havo batted out their oralns and
tho rest ot 'em aro suffering from do
montla Americana.
Hank Tumms saya ho sees by tho
paper that a feller down Ohio has
shot himself In the apiary, and says ho
has always heard that Is a fatal spot.
Hod 1'eters says bo haa to spend a
great deal of tlmo on his corn during
tho summer, and last summer ho bought
a second-hand razor from Am. Tlll
son, our vcroalllo and talontcd ton?
sorlal artist.
The Man Without Any Br. us.
Tho surgeons In a well known East?
ern hospital have a queer case on their
hands. Tho patient Is a Kpntlemun
who fell off a ten-story' building or
something like that, and lost his sup?
ply of gray matter. Tho accident
didn't kill him, and tho surgeons be?
lieve that he will live a long life.
The man himself is said to be rather
dlscouruged. Ho does not havo the
keen insight into affairs that once lie
had, and his misses hla cerebrum,
cerebellum and medulla oblongata ter?
ribly.' Ho somehow cannot lpok Into
the problems of tho future with tho
degree of Intelligence he enjoyed be?
fore tho accident. But It seems as
thougu he should find a placo In life,
even If he has no brains, and got along
pretty well. A good many others
have Uttlo trouble in doing so. and
there are many occupations open to
them. Ho might, for Instance, get a
job as yellmastcr of a college squad
Then again, he might go Into politics
and In tlmo work his way Into Con?
gress or Into a far Federal appoint?
ment. There Is always a demand for
men of hla calibre to exceed the speed
limits with automobiles In the city
streets, and he ought to make a great
hit In the hero rolo of somo musical
comedy. His problem Is no problem
at all.
The Hunter.
He marches off bound for the fray.
Long he has waited for the day.
He has an outfit unsurpassed, and
whan ho gets upon the train,
His children kiss him fondly, and his
friends all grasp him by the
It will be many lonely weeks ere you
soo his dear faco again.
How ho has longed for Northern
Michigan. And how he's going
to get his wish.
He's never been up there before.
tils heart la tilled with pride and
He sccus no rabbits. They're too
tame. He's going out for bigger
A thing ho has wished to do e'er slnco
he was a barefoot boy.
He's spent most all his hard earned
dough, more than he could afford
to blow.
Because he wants to go In style and
do the thing up simply right.
There's nothing that he hasn't bought
by way of tlxln" that he. ought.
He's all fussed up In hunting clothes
of loud design and out-of-sight,
A week goes by. They get no word
and start to wonder what's oc?
Until one day a telegram tills them
with nervous dread and fear,
"Jim Blnks will be sent home to-night.
He was mistaken for a deer."
'Tis short, but very eloquent, and
every one knows what Is meant.
that the lights In the clock tower on
tho City Hall building should be turned
out after midnight. The clock has
done all-night service for more than
twenty years. John B. Pinner, who
pressod the motion for clock tower
darkness, pleaded economy, saying that
the electricity hill was about $30 a
Higher Itntrs Permitted.
Washington. December ;S.?Tbc In?
terstate Commerce Commission to-day
granted permission to the Southern
?Hallway to establish rates for the
transportation of furniture from
Western North Carolina. Including
Waynesvllle. Hazlewood and Murphy,
to Richmond and oilier Virginia cities
at u higher rate than those In effect
tp the same points from Asheville.
Tho new rates will ho made so thai
an additional :i cents per 100 pounds
win bo charged on carload lots and
7 cents on less than carload ship?
Hronn?Hyde. tn
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Fretlorlcksburg, Va.. December 2S.?
Wm. W. Brown, deputy clerk of King
(leorgc county, and .Miss Anne Llewel?
lyn Hyde, of the same county, came
here yesterday and were married at
the residence in thtH city of Hev. P.
Aubrey Williams, who performed the
Our immenxo diamond patronage la*
the subject of frequent comment
We carry only tho finest gems, ana.
our prices aro Just a bit lower than
Schwarschild Bros.
Richmond's Lending Jcvrelcrs,
Second and Broad Streets,
Pastor Accused of Dynamiting
Bridge Will Demand Full
Kansas CH-V. Mo., December 2S.?AJ
congregation In Qua nab, Tex., was
hearing tho Rev. Charles M. Brewer
preach'a sermon on "Practical Chris?
tianity" at the time of tho blowing'
up of the government bridge at Fort
Rllcy, ICun., In which the pastor's natu?
was Implicated through a confession
Of Private Michael Quirlt, according to
a statement made here to-day by Mr.
The minister was passing through
this city on his wuy from Olustec,
Ohld.. his home, to Fort Rllcy, where,
he says, he will Investigate the con?
ditions lending up to his arrest und
demund an explanation from govern*
mcnt oltlclala.
"My sole mission in lite," ho suit!,
"is lo clear my numo of this awful
charge made against me. it was abso?
lutely unwarranted, as tho Federal ,
authorities found out after they bad
investigated it. But that does not sat?
isfy me. I now want to Know who
I was responsible for mixing my name
la the dynatn'to plot."
Mr. Brewer's arrest followed a con?
fession by Private Quirk, In which, ho
staled that he had met tho pastor,
formerly chaplain at tho fort, riding in
an automobile with a woman, and that
they had asked him to Join them in
blowing up the big bridge over the
Ka.nsas River.
"Thero was some personal malice j?
connecting my uamo with tho plot."
the pastor continued. "When thy;
bridge was blown up 1 was preaching
a sermon in Quanah, Tex. I do not
know Quirk by naino. I do not know
whether I ever saw him or not. I
might remember his face If I saw hlni, ?
for I was acquainted with many of the
enlisted men. I am going to Fort
Rllcy to sift this matter to tho bot?
tom, not so much for my own cake as
for the suko of my children. I ahull
not rest until my uamo stands abso?
lutely untnrnishod by connection with
the Fort Rlloy affair."
Mr. Brewer ' Is now preaching at
Olustec. His congregation has stood
by him. A member of his own con?
gregation urrcstcd him.
"Brother Brower," ho said. "I hate 1?
do It. but hero Is the telegram order?
ing your arrest.'"
I Brewer was held three days. The
government authorities never sent for
him and he was released. He tele?
graphed the authorities at Fort Rlley
that he was ready to go there If they
wanted him. He never got a reply,
tho e\ -chaplain says.
Danville. Vd., December 2S.?G. Frank
Thomasson. of this city, and Miss Jull.i
H. Brewer, daughter of John B. Brew?
er, president of the Roanokc Institute,
were mnrrlod this afternoon at the In?
stitute by Rev. J. Cleveland Hall, of
the Episcopal Church. It was a very,
quiet wedding, there bolng only a few
relatives and Intimate friends present.
Tho bride Is a brilliant pianist, having
taught music at tho college for many
Danville, Va. December 2S.?Thlr
lecn-year'-old Frit/. Elliott to-dny Is
in n precarious stale from wounds ru
celveil while hunting with hta play?
mate, Charles Allen. In the country on
Tuesday. Tho accident occurred at
Pleasant Gap, ahout two miles from
the homes of tlie boys. In some wuy,
when the boys wore standing close,
together, Allen's gun went off and the
hill load of shot took effect in Elliott's
hip. tearing a portion of the hone,
away. After tho aocldcnt Allen rushed
for assistance, and the wounded boy's
father went to his aid and carried
hlni home. Medical aid arrived shortly
afterwards, mid tho physician states
that the hoy probably will get over h's
The X-ray reveals Quality, piirit'y
Sanitation. Tha Velvet Kind Ice Cream
Children Cry
Why Not
Put a Piano in Your Home
for New Year's?
fl is a present you owe YOUR?
SELF as well as to your family.
A ?oo<l piano will give pleasure
for years?but get a GOOD
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The Nowlan Company
921 East Main Street
Are headquarters for Elegant. Gifts of Fine Gold and Sterling
Silver, and their selection for this season comprises many beau?
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