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smart Fur Coats and Furs Reduced % Nothing restricted?nothing reserved. The opportun*1 ^ale Social and Personal MRS. ROBERT DAVY KAOLU? ? FI 13LA) lull town yesterday for her home in Indianapolis, in dluna, after a visit of several weeks In Virginia. Mrs. EagleSlicld spent the Christmas holidays at "Mt. Airy,' the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Uuskins tipbsoiw'ln Powhutan county, and has later visited In Richmond. She has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Augustine Royail at Forest Hill for the past Sovel il day::, lu >'e?r York. Mr. and Mrs. C C. Walker, of bOC Park Avenue, left Richmond for Now Vork on Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Walk cr ore in New York to attend the graduation of their du lighter, Miss 110 hocca Walker, from St. Lukt-'s llospl lol, where she has been In training for thi. past three years. Miss Walker will later come to Richmond for sev? eral weeks. Mrs. Rebecca Shuckelford. Mrs. Rmlthoy, of Ashland, and Howard tJrecn Shackelford are spending s.u.. tinto at S06 Park Avenue. Cimccrnliiit .Mrs. Kuui, Concerning Mrs. Hugh Knox, form? erly Miss Kathtrlng cCook, of New York, the Washington Pott has the following to say In comments on the gowns of women noted at a recent af fair: "Mrs. Hugh If null, the young daugb ter-ln-law of l ho hosts, und a bride of the past month, wore one of the dis? tinctive gowns of the day. While i hurmcuso made In princess model opened down the left front was the foundation. Over this wero draoed black ehuntllly lace and French blue velvet ribbon The word draped !s used udvli ediy in this connection, for The Flour That Gives Universal Satisfaction. Ratcliffe & Tanner, FLORISTS Our California Violets are unequaled in the South. We extend a cordial invitation to our patrons and the public to call and inspect them. We also handle an exclusive variety of Orchids, Lily-of-the Valley, American Beauties and the Rhinebeck Violets. We Grow the Flowers We Sell 25 W. BROAD ST., Phone Madison 608. Bee us In regard to your denial troubles. Wo will give you hone&i advice, without charge at THE SOUTHERN DENTAL ROOMS. .Opposite the new Post-Office Building 1000 East Main. Tel Madison 3296 SPECIAL SALE OF Blankets and Comforts Sutherland & Cherry, Inc. 310 Kant Ilroail Street Ask Grocers, Druggists Dsilers lo; POMPEIAN LUCCA OLIVE OIL Genuine?Pure?Healthful The Best in Furniture AT Jones Bros. & Co., Inc. 1418-20 E. Main St Clearance Sale ? prices through out the house to-day. For Oil Cooking and Heating Stoves Seo K. KLEIN ?fc SON, INC., 420 East Broad. 80 Kunurou? wuh tho uro of ribbon, no other word seems to glvo an adequate Idea of Its richness and beauty. Four strips of volvot. started from the shoulderu to fall In long- double lines to tho bottom of the train, were fast? ened In Irregular graceful fashion at several points between the waist and hem. Tho black Ince employed In In the form of a vory long, narrow scarf.1 which crosses the front of tho boilco, forms tho half-length sleeves, then hangs loosely at cither side well to tho bottom of tho skirt. Mrs. Ktijs'i gown fastens with a line of crystal buttons extending to tho bottom ofj the skirt." Mrs. Knox has visited M-tss Ella' B?ck hero on some several occasions, and has a great many friends in Rich-! inond. Mr. and Mrs. Knox spent their; honeymoon ut the Virginia Hut i Springs. Approneblnif Functions. The Governor of Virginia and Mrs.I William Hodges Mann will give a re-j caption in the executive mansion on Tuesday evening, January 16, from S.'flO o'clock until 11. Miss Hello Perkins has nont out) cards for a reception to be given on' Tuesday evening, January 16, at her! homo, 111 West Franklin Street. The I affair Is In honor of Mrs. KtclurJ. Ewell Thornton. I Another debutante tea to be given shortly la that ut which Mrs. Charles G. Bosher will bo hostess. Mrs. Bosh cr will entertain on Friday uftornoon from J> to 7 o'clock In honor of MHss Km ma Conquest, who Ib making her debut this winter, and the tea will bo given a't Mrs. Hosher's home, l?s North Sixth Street. i WiinhliiKtnn Unnce. i Mrs. U. II. Brooke and Miss Margar- I Cttii Brooke entertained at a dance Tuesday night at Kauscher's, In VViMlt I Ingtoii, for their guest. Miss Cudahy, of Chicago. There wore about l?? guests. .Mis. Brooke wore n gown of lavender brocade. and Miss Brooke worn white satin. Miss Cudahy was gowned In white chiffon. Miss Urooko spent several weeks In Blchihond last season as the vjest of Miss Mary Scarborough on Monument Avenue, nnd some very charming af? fairs Wore given In her honor during bo.- visit here, i Kilter- ntui. Friends, Mls.i lytiulso Gissenbrecht entertainedj u number of her friends ut this 'ijtne; Of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gl-i.-";l : brecht. 71? West Clay Street, on Th?rs?1 I day evening of last week. It was a i very enjoyable affair, and decorations j wore In red und green. Games and I music amused the guests, und supper j was served at 11 o'clo'.k. Somo of I those present for the affair were Misses Grace Nuiigcnt. Ettu Hicks. Florence and Gertrude Stumpf, Mar? garet Muasoy, Geuevieve Powell, Eliza? beth and Mumie Bohllng. Nellie Mc Uonough, Hazel Asher. Alice HoXrV, Marie Schumann; Messrs. George U Brooks, Arthur Kavin, Willie Winters. Fred Caplaln'e, Wilbur Haven, Wil? liam Vonderlcber, M. Vassey, Fred fob; ' Robert Tunce, Euinpklns, Felix La Frauder. El. Davis, M. Korb. D. 'Ill man, B.-enuon anl others. Petersburg Wedding. At the home of the bride's parents. 00ft West Washington Street, Peters? burg, was celebrated on yesterday the wedding of Miss ltuth Rogers, daugh? ter of Mr. and Mrs. W T. Rogers, and Charles II. Spain. The Itcv. A. R. Love, pastor of the West End Baptist Church, performed the ceremony. Miss Fannie Kirks was mold of honor, and A. C. Hubburd best man. Tho "IxihcngrL'" Wedding March was played by MlSS Pauline Hogers, sister of the bride, as a processional. Mr. and Mrs. dpaln left at once for a wedding trip to I Washington. Important MrrtloB. J The meeting of the Junior Holly - , I wood Memorial Association to-day at 11 o'clock in Leo Camp Hall is a very important one and all members are urged to be present. Election of of? ficers for the ensuing your will take place and arrangements must bo com- j plotod for the annual tea given by tills j organization. Engagement Announced. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Lavell, of Waynesboro, have announced the en? gagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Huth, to the Rev. C. H. Philips, of Greensboro. N. t.'. The wedding will be celebrated May S. Ml -s I Lavell is one of the most charming . girls 'n Wuyuosboro and is widely re? lated throilghtout the State, .dr. Phipps Is a Presbyterian minister and recently graduated from the Union Theological Seminary In this city. In nnd ?tut of Town. ! Miss Huze! Dlmmick, of Overbrook. : Philadelphia, is the guest of Mrs. Cer ro] H. Montague at SO! West Franklin Street. William Miller and Henry -Sulton 1 have gone to New York to attend the 1 Automobile Exhibit at Madison Square I Garden. Mrs. J. L. Jones, of Lynchburg, ar? rived hero yesterday to be the guest I o: Miss Ethel Boudar. j Miss Thereon G. Higglns is very ill I at her home on Governor Street. j Dr. E. A. Tin-man has returned to his j home. 17 West Gracu Street, after an absence of several days from tho city. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Jay Gordon I will leave to-day for New York, where they will he Joined by Mr. and Mrs. Bradford Hathaway for a stay of sev erAl weeks. Sam Watklns, of Farrnvllle, has been the recent guest of relatives In this city. Miss BirdiQ Turner, who has been visiting In Staunten, has returned to Richmond. Miss Etta Tattaferro, of Baltimore, will arrive here to-day to be the guest Franklin Street. Mrs. J. Haskins Hobson, of Powhatan j county, is visiting relatives at Forest I Hill this week. Miss Edith Ingersoll, of Staunton, I is visiting relatives In this city for several weeks. Mrs. McKlnney nnd Miss Frankic McKiiuiey, of Farrnvllle. arc spending some time at 115 East Franklin Street. College lliilldlnKS Planned. [Speclnl to The Times-Dispatch.] Bristol. Va.. January 10.?The oxecu ; live committee of the board of trus [ loos of Emory and Henry Colloge, tho historic Methodist school at Emory, Va.. for the education of young men, at a mooting held Monday practically decided to begin work on a new cen | tral building to cost ?100,000 early In the spring. Tho Rev. B. Vaught, financial secretary of the college, as? sured tho committee that he -would bo In a position to provide the funds for starting this week, and urged that the assembling of material he started at "once. Tho board of trustees of Martha Washington College, at Ab'ngdon, has decided to ibogln the erection of building on tho college campus in the early spring to cost $25.000. A. CJ. Klzer, of Tazcwell, will superintend the construction of both these build i Ings. STUDY PROBLEMS OF PETERSBURG Committees Will Seck to Pro? mote City's Industrial and Commercial Welfare. CAMPAIGN PROPOSED Fifty-Thousand Population Club May Be Formed to Help Boost. Tlmcs-Dlspach Bureau. ; Bolllngbrook Street, ? (Telephone (1185) Petersburg. Va., January 10. The report of President Hatchor S. Si ward to the annual meeting of the Chamber of Comni?:rco last night, was n comprehensive as well ns a highly Interesting paper. It covered the activities of the chamber In tho past und embraced recommendations and suggestions as to Its greater activi? ties In tho future. It was heartily ap? proved by the Chamber. Among the i ecommrndallons In the report were those calling for tho appointment of special committees to consider and study various problems that faco the city. The securing of new Industries; tho matter of a change In tho city government from the present un? wieldy and complex system to a simpler and more economical and efficient forni- that of a board of ad? ministration: better hotel and trans? portation facilities: a convention hall; aid for the promotion of the demonstra tlon farm work. etc. The defeat by ARE YOU FREE ?FROM? Headaches, Colds, Indigestion, Pains, Constipation, Sour Stomach, Dizziness? if you are not, the most effective, prompt and pleasant method of getting rid of them is to take, now and then, a desertspoon ful of the ever refreshing and truly beneficial laxative remedy?Syrup of Figs and Elixir of Senna. It is well known throughout the world as the best of family laxative reme? dies, because it acts so gently and strengthens naturally without irri? tating the system in any way. To get its beneficial effects it is always necessary to buy the genu? ine, manufactured by the California Fig Syrup Co., bearing the name of the Company, plainly printed on the front- of every package. 50c TUKISH SLIPPERS 18c Pair All colors. All the week at N. W. Comer Third : nd Broad Sts Special OM-unc <T?cfa} Furniture, Carpets and Stoves Rothert & Co. 4th and Broad GYMNASIUM SHOES?All Siaei Worthiest Corner Third nnit Broad. 1 Go to Chaste Traileri lor pure Oil. M.id I.son 4220 BOO W. Main ROUNTREE'S For Leather Goods of I All Kinds. 703 East Broad St 50c Mufflers In white and red, now 25c. 50c Muffler, scarf cf ?fect and shaped neck effect; sale price, 39c. \ >> the Board of Aldermen of tho ordi? nance, providing lor a bond issue of IUI-,000 for public Improvements 's ! regarded an a regrottaoie error. Greater publicity of the advantages of I'otersburg Is earnestly advocated und cvory iiHiuconicht should be offered to strangers to settle in Petersburg. The ornamental lighting of sycamore and Uollingbrook fctrcets as a public at? traction and improvements Is recom? mended. Many other iiiutierB of Im? portance are discussed In the report, to which the attoiillon of the chamber 1 is called for action. The presidents i ?conitncndatlonB were heartily indorsed tu brief speeches by a number of members. Tho chamber has dono a great deal of good work in the past toward the improve | inent of tho material and commercial 'conditions of Petersburg, and the m | thtibiasm of last night's meeting Indi? cates that this work is to be continued With even greater activity this >e?.r. Mick Swindling Scheme. A messago wus received over the telephone to-day at W. A. Urockwr.U'U shoo store in Sycamore Street, asking that three- pairs of line shoes of ccr ? tain style and size from which to select I be sent, to No. 113 Grove Avenue, and with them the change for a YiO bill, i The price of the shoes was }4 a pair,I j and the porter was dispatched with I the shots and $16 In change in an en? velope to No. 113. lie was met at '.hoj door by a white man, who received the shoes and Jt>> in change and told the porter to wait a few minutes un- j til he could select the pair he wa'nle'l ?nd bring down the 5-0 note. The por. ter wulted a long time, and finally dls-j covered that the front door had h?cn j locked, and that no one was In the house to answer his calls. The roan who had received the change and the shoes had left by the back door, tak? ing till with him. Persons In the vicin? ity saw three or more men leave '.he house and hurry away while the port-] t-r was waiting. The house in ques? tion had been unoccupied for fume lime. Tho pollco were c|uicqly on thei trail of the swindler or swindlers, and they were orrestcd tills afternoon In Manchester. Personal Intelligence. Mr. and Mrs. James Walter Titus have l?sucd Invitations to the mar? riage of their daughter, Florence Eo teile, to Howard l?dward Wright, to take place Wednesday evening, .lau uary 'H at 8:30 o'clock In the Market Street Methodist Episcopal church: The prospective bride Is an accomp? lished young musical artist and the prospective bridegroom is a wealthy ' wholesale merchant. The occasion *-Ul have added Interest in the fact, as is icported. that another wedding Is to be celebrated at the same hour and j in the same church?that of Miss lulta i Wright, sister of Howard E. Wright tuid Joseph D. Hildrcth, of Boston. The j event will be one of wide social Inter? est. Lieutenant W. R. Nichols, United States army, attached to the Coast Ar | tlllery. a native and former resident of Petersburg, was married In Savar ; nah, Ga., to-day to Miss Josephine Stcvend, of that city. Among the ; guests present from Petersburg were I Mr. and Mrs. W. Mcl. Rullln and Mr. ! and Mrs. W. H. Worth. Mrs. Ruflin and Mrs. Worth are sisters of Lieuten? ant Nichols. Annual Meeting. At the annual meeting of the stock? holders of the Petersburg Investment Corporation last night, officers were j elected a? follows: President. M. C. ! Jackson; Vlce-PresldSnt H. S. Seward; i Directors, Robert Cabanlss. H. P. Har? rison, R. H. Mann. W. A. Totty and Bartlett Roper. The corporation had a prosperous business year. Three f'hnrgcs of Felony. Cornelius Rose, a negro, to-day was sent to the Hustings Court for trial on thr:e separate charges of felony. One of these is for houcebreaklng and rob ' bery, and the other two are for hold ! ups and highway robberies committed during Christmas week, of which the victims were perBons of his own race. Brief General News. The new signal phone police alarm system recently installed, at a cost : of about $6,00". will be accepted for the city by t'nc Police Commissioners this week. j The Chamber of Commerce has in- j dorsed the proposition to form a club to secure a population of 50.000 for Petersburg by tlie time of the next census, and the matter Is warmly ap? proved by tlis public. The body of Nicholas dol Grande. form?rly of Petersburg, who died In Suffolk yesterday, will be burled In Blandford Cemetery to-morrow. He leaves a widow and four children. The Country Club will give, its fort? nightly dance at the club house on Friday night. These dances are al I ways largely attended by the young society people of the city". Hollywood Camp, Woodmen of the World, last night Installed Its newly elected officers, with J. T. Ellis as consul commander. j City Treasurer W. B. Rainey reports onlv J572 uncollected on account of State tase.s for this year, an excellent showing out of s total of about }60.fi0f.. Most of tho delinquent tax. It Is be I Moved, will he paid In during tho next few days. tircer?Callnhan. I [Special to Tho TImos-Dlspatch.J Bristol, Vs., January 10.?Mrs. Nnm Cnllahan. of Bristol, was married to I day to George E. Greer, a wealthy farmer of Meadowvlew. . The nupti-ilr were solemnized at the ' bride's home, Rov. J. M. Shelburn officiating. McAIIer,?I.tndaar. Miss Dawn Fowler Lindsay, daugh I ter of the late Stuart P. Lindsay, who wns for many years prominent In poll I tics in the Ninth Virginia District, j and a granddaughter of tho late Isaac ? Chapman Fowler, for many years clerk of the United States Circuit 'Court nt Abingdon, was married to John Frank? lin McAllen, a Bristol young man this afternoon, Rav. Dallas ..Tucker officiat? ing. HrlKK*?Gordon. Fredoricksburg. Vs., January 10.? Arthur R. Briggs, of Stafford county, and Miss Bessie W. Gordon, formerly of Richmond, wore married In Stafford county, Rev. LE. Spencer performing the ceremony. They will reside In Stafford county Kr# THE} ?is\cVs/lE>NT By ROY K, MOUUTON.. A Ileverslblc Opin? ion. Hod Btnks has said down to the store, And ho has said It o'er and o'er. In his profound and all-wise way? He said It just the other day. And said It with a lot of steam. It belli' his most fav'rlte theme? lie don't want wlmincn fer to vote. "I'would he It dickens of a note If wlmmoh ever should get boM Anu let the Vlttlcs all git cold By hangiu' 'round the polls for hours .Mi' trvln' to upsot the powers 'i ,.at bo In. this here might) land. He wants us all to understand He's dead ugur It from the start. No ekel suffrage fer his part. Ills better half will never mix Up in no gol-dum politics; He'll sec to that for he's the boss. Ho says tho subject makes him cross. Thorn Is his sontimouts by gum. Tho w'mtnen folks should stay at hum. That's what he said down to tho store; Jle'd said It many tlnip before. His style of argyment is such We think he doth protest too much Ker some of us who have boon 'round Within an easy sight and sound Of Hod Blnk'a house when trouble's < rife Know puny well about his wife. Hod lots off all his steam to us. . But 'round homo ho don't make no fuss. J You'd think, to hear him talk to her, j TJ. .t he was simply livln' fer To see her vote for President, j And that hr could then die content. lies fer It and he's fer it strong; I He's told her that much right along. I hv'n mighty liberal with the salve 1 And tells her that she ought to have , The rights men hav0 had In the past. You see. Hod really doesn't dast Kay nothln' that don't please her whim. I Most all tho fellers arc like him. .tu Essay uo Klsslug. j It is not known just what ardent I I swain It Was who Imprinted the first \ chaste salute upon the lips of his lady I fair. Perhaps is was Adam who In- I vented the kiss. It sounds Just like I lilm, but whoever Invented it certainly ] I started something that baa come down ' I through the ages and caused moro I trouble than mumps, measles and prickly heat combined. Take the case of that man In St. Joe. Mo., which is now occupying much valuable Christmas advertising space In the newspapers. He kissed a woman once, and, finding that tho going was good, kissed her six times more, right in the same place. Ho thought that the matter would end there. He shared the popular fallacy that a kiss Is nothing: at all, but ho was mistaken. Now tho young woman 1 lias sued him In thn courts for $20,000 I damages. There may be. some who may believe that It Is not worth 120,000 to kiss a Missouri woman seven times, but tho value of tho salute is placed by the klssoe and not by the klsHor She claims that her kisses are worth I $32,Si>7.1f each and the court Is to find out. ilow tho court is going to I find out Is nobody's business. I In these days of frenzied finance and universal ambition to own auto monllcs tt behooves the young man of modest circumstances to bo very careful where, when and how ho be? stows his chaste salutes- It is per? fectly safe for a young man to kiss the feminine members of his own fam? ily or tho lady whom he Intends to endow with u meal ticket for life, I but It is not wlso to pass his kisses around indiscriminately. Women are developing commercial instincts and It begins to look as though the great eat of indoor sports is to become an- | popular. The decision of tho Missouri court will be awaited with interest. When Angelina Sings. Our daughter Angelina's got a very purly voice. To be n prlma donner In a grand opry Is her choice. She's studied nearly seven years In I method and technique And goes down to the studio at least three times a week. ....s's goln' to take Miss Garden's place?her teacher told us that. Just eight years more of study and she'll have the thing down pat. Her uead tones are luxurious, her throat tones are Immense. "We're goln' to let linr keep right on regardless of expense. Calve ain't got a thing on her and Sembrlch Is a shine Compared In any way or shape to that thero gal of mine. We're positively sure of that. Hor teacher told us so. When it rotne? to the slngln' game, the teacher ought to know. Ju-.t seems like ma and me kin hoar The Angols (lap their wings. It's music, heavenly for us When Angelina sings. Of course, there's lots of jealousy the whole blamed village through. For It has cot noised 'round a bit what she is going to do. Sorno of tho spiteful orltterH say her chest tones arc a fright. And that she'll not be able to get her dynamics rlght And although the church choir says our daughter ought to go And do her fancy slngln' in some movin" picter show. When sho gets up to alng a piece they try to treat her nice. But their applauso most always sounds like some one crackln' Ice. Her teacher save to never mind, she'll show 'ern nil some dny; But she must tnko moro lessons, far that Is the only way. For folk? were Jaaloua of Calve and Melba Just the samo Before they waa grand opry stars and sang their way to fame. But still It gives us qulto a shock, In spite of all of them things To hear the other teachor3 knock When Angelina sings. What has become of th0 old man who used to light his pipo with a red hot conl? Women may be mighty skeerod of mice, but r have yet to see a woman that Is skeerod of a rat, especially a four-dollar one. It Is putty hard to look distinguish? ed now-a-daya without eyeglasses. T. Edward Peavey wears his all tho time, cxcoptln' whon ho reads. METHODS OF PACKERS REVEALED BY WITNESS Chicago. January 10.?Methods om ployed by the packers on trial before United States District Judge Carpen- j ter for criminal violation of the Shcr- I man law In oomputlng the uniform I test coft of slaughtered animals, which, | ,vio covernm-?nt contends, was the1 "Junt Say" HOKMCK'S ft Means Original and fienulne MALTED MILK The Food-drink for All Ages. More healthful than Tea or Coffee. Agrees with the weakest Jigestion. Delicious, invigorating and nutritious. Rich milk, malted grain, powder form. \ quick lunch prepared in a minute. Take no substitute. Ask for HORLICK'S. ,T9ir Others are imitation* : Hopkins Furniture Co., 7 West Broad St. Cash or Credit. See Our Great New Store New and Stock. Sydnor & Hundley Seventh and Grace Magnificent showings of Flno Furs, Couts, Suits and Hats. Cuff Pins Ail Gold, $1.50 Pair. Thc3e are not merely gold top. Pan and engraved. All finishes and desigi Smith & Webster, Jewelers. 612 East Main Street. basts used In fixing- the margin of profit and selling cost of fresh meat, were revcalod to-day by Ifonry F. Moycr, an accountant In tho employ? ment of Armour & Company. Ho de? clared that after the Injunction Issued by Judge Orosscnp in 1902, tho In? structions given him by his superiors regarding the items used In figuring the test cost were communicated to him verbally, and that the sheets con? taining the data always were de? stroyed after six months. The cost of killing, ho said, had increased from $1 a head to 12.75-> a head in twenty two years. During the. great railroad strike in 1S94 the killing cost, he said, went to $8.80 a head. Hi said that two methods were used in figuring tho test cost of the ani? mals. Ono he described as the "memo, randum" or "red" cost, anil tho other : as tho "last" or real test cost The government contends that tho "memorandum" or "rod" test cost Is the ono which all the members of tho j alleged nackers' combination used In fixing tho margin of profit mi the **ning ro?t of fresh meat. The witness explained that the ; credit allowance for certain fats had been decreased front $3.15 to $3 a hun? dred pounds within three years. Judge Cnrpentor to-day struck from the record In the trial of the pnekers certain papers and letters bearing no. tations purporting to bo In the hand? writing of J. Ogden Armour, ono of the defendants. The ruling was on motion of the de? fense, which contended that the pre? sentation of tho evidence to tho Jury without definite connecting links would bo prejudicial to tho defendants Other papers bearing similar nota? tions purporting to be in the hand? writing of other defendants wer0 per? mitted by tho court to remain in tho record, but the court ruled out Wit? ness Jerome II. Trait's testimony identifying 'he handwriting. flank Director* Elected, [Special to The Tlmes-Dispateh. 1 Alexandria, Va., January 10.?Stockholders of Clttrcns' National Hank yesterday elect? ed thc.it directors; Edward L. LVUngrrtlcId. J. Clinton Snioot. Worth Ilutflsh, It. A. Ahern, Janus W. Hobort?. Carrol! Pierce. Urban S. Lambort. The stockholders of the First National innk re-elected those .directors: G. L. ltoothe, M. B, Harlow, n." Bear, Jr., Jamal F. Ifulr, Wn'.ter Itobortf. Douglis Stuart and Ucorse E. Warflcld. ttart Work on fligbivay. (Special to Tho Tlmea-Dlspatch.T I Bristol, Va., January lu.?Ch'of Lo? cating Enignoor 1>. Tucker Brown and ; associates this morning started tho ] work of locating tho proposed now Stuto highway across Wanhlngton county, Virginia. The county super? visors have urranscd to meet tho o\- ( pense of this work, and Pronldent W. i H, Ashton, of the Brlstol-to-Washlng ton Highway Association, has ar ranged for Smyth county to bear tho oxpenso of a simllur survey, while ho | Is now In correspondence with officials In other counties, With a view to pro? viding for a survey across all counties hctwecn Bristol and Itoanoke. It in stated that tho road across Washing? ton county will be constructed tho j coming spring und summer Smallpox Near (iludesboj-o. [Special to The Tillies-Dispatch ) 1 liladesboro, Va., January -10.?Thoro are several cases of smallpox a fow miles south of thin place; Some of the. public schools have been-discon? tinued, and the authorities are try'ng to cheek the spread of the disease. About 100 people have been oxposcd. ju lions p- \it, to \onnu IX CASK OK AXXIIKItSOX [Special to TlYe 'r^mes-tdspatch.l Frede ricksburg-, Va., January 10.?In the Circuit Court of Stafford county In the ease Birthday Gifts Should be quality Rifts?that is, oJ some? thing that will be lasting as well as useful. We. have anticipated these demands by showing a large and attractive collection j of gold and silver articles. Schwarz, child Bros, ! Richmond's Leading Jewelers, Second und Broad Sts. o.' George \V. Anderson, charged with steal* Ins a horso from Itcv. J. ?. Jctt and a wag? on from another parly. the Juror- after do liberating over nlsbt wero unable to agroa and wore discharged. There were over twenty-flvo witnesses In the case. Anderson woe balled In the sum of Jl.OOo for bto ap? pearance at the March terra of court, whoa ; the caee will be retried. John T. Oooirlck. Jr., clerk of tho United States' Circuit Court 0f Log Angeles. Cal., son of Judge John T. Ooolrlck and Mrs. Ooolrlck, of this city. Is now In a hospital I In that city, suffering from a eevero attack of appendicitis, for which aa operation has : beon performed. ! Rev. w. Brooke Cartor. who recently re? signed the pastorate of Beulah and Hebron ; Baptist churches, In King William county, ; has accepted a call to tho charge conalst \ lng of Carmcl. Concord and Mr. Horob ITlaptlst churches. In Carollno county. I A. J. Garrntt, general grocer at Bowline I Green, In Caroline county, has made an aa ntgnment tor the benefit ot his creditors, with W. E. Knnls as. trustee. 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