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here on may 15 Supreme Council to Hold Annual Session, With 250 People Attending. Arrangcmcn' ' have been completed for tho entertainment of the Supreme Council, Royal Arcanum, which will be In session In this city May 15 to -5. Both the meetings Ol the Supreme Council und most of the entertainment features will be held at the Jefferson Hotel. It is expected that -5n people will be in attendance. When the coun? cil convenes on the morning of May 15, addresses of welcome will b. made by Mayor D. C, Richardson, Governor William 1 lodges Mann and Supremt ltegont Kranit T. Mcl'ad. n. D. I?. Tho business of the council will be con? ducted behind closed doors and hears will be arranged to suit the delegates, The Virginia delegation consists of Supreme Regent McKa?en, Supreme Representatives William T. Dabnoy, of this city nnd Howard O. A very, "t Norfolk. Judge I.egh R. Watts becomes n life member of the body by reason of having been supreme regent. The refescntatlon from other States is. more or less, according 10 the mem? bership. The Supremo Council Is the law-making body of the order and sits annually. The entertainment program, so far us It has been completed by State Grand Regent it- C. Stearncs, chairman of the committee on arrangements, is as follows: May 15, reception nt the Jefferson Hotel, <> P. M.; May 16. automobile ride for the women in attendance In the afternoon, Governor a reception at the mansion, S:1G P. M.J May IS, ex? cursion to Jamestown; May 2n. visits to the John Marshall High School. Valentine Museum anil ather places of interest: May 21, musical at tho Jef? ferson Hotel, by Polk M'llcr and oth? ers, followed by a ball. The committee on arrangements is composed of one member of each local council and the chairman, Mr. Stearncs. goi tWheck, then went home Then Carr.c Back and Reported Off?Novel Charge Against Employe. Tom Williams, nineteen years pliK ] was arrested last night shortly after 1 C o'clock by Officer Bernstein on aj warrant charging hint with defrauding the George A. Fuller Company of $10. Williams was employed us a helper] on the new building of the First Na- ? tional Bank at Ninth and Main Streets, and was paid ('- a day. It is alleged by his employer* that for the past three weeks he bus been regularly reporting for duty each morning and received the custlmary time-check. At c o'clock j he would return ami leave his check that he might be credited with a full j day's work. Several days ago foremen of the i construction company became sujplcl- j oils of Williams, and watching him. are sold to have found that each! morning after receiving Ids check he ; would leave the building and not re? turn until emitting time ut night, j l'or more than three weeks, it is al leccdi he received full pay and did! not do a single day's work. Tu lleiir i n*o on May s. The complaint of the Chamber of' Commerce In regard to .switching charges on the Seaboard Air Line, the Atlantic Const Line ami the Southern i Itallwoy win be heard "by special ' Kxatnlner H?yL\ of the Interstate Commerce Commission in the court? room of the United States Dlstr'ct Court on May g. it was originally set Vpril i luitv ij ??Mp.iiic.l. I Yes!? j Yes!? We Ii a v e everything for' I men's and boys' wear. Certainly, straw hats are j ready?1012 models. To-day? Yes, a special line '? of two-piece suits, new and in j teresting patterns, at $18. ! Yes, nil silk ncckwonr from j 50c to $2.50. Shirts Irom $1 to $B. ; You can make yourself look j your best here now. I - -. Every foot of every progres? siva man in this town should turn in to our Opening. We can fit your foot so walk lingwill be a luxury; no shuf? fling, ambling, dragging, or scuffing. I The Berry, $3.30, $4 and $3. The Haimn, $6 and $6.60. The Berry sliOA for boys?the I shoe that takes work from the I cobbler? $2 to $3. Tennis, golf and baseball shoes, too. LAST COLLEGE HOUR OF PRESENT SESSION [Special to The Titnes-Dlspatch ] Charlottosvlllc, v.l.. May 3.?The . last college hour of the session was : held In Cabell Hall, at the University I of Virginia, at 1 o'clock to-day. U A.! Johnson, president of the law das:?.' presided, and \V. N. Neft made an ap. j ; peal to the students to stay through ' the finals, both as a duty which they i I owe to the university, and as a pleas- t ! ure, picturing the commencement | I festivities of the college year In a i very alluring waV. President Alderman sokc very brief? ly. His opening remarks were a ! tender ami eloquent tribute to three 'alumni recently dead?Joseph Wllmer. [of Rapldott: Dr. Rawley W. Martin jo-." Lynchburg; and pr.nicl Harmon, of. , this city, in speaking of Mr. liar-I imon, he mentioned as a noble form o( idealism the habit of many profes- | Islonal and business men of giving ; their time and energies to public service. His heart went out especial-; ly to Mr. Harmon, who wis the local ! memo, r of the board of visitors, and who touched the life of the university with intimacy and constancy. He re- I (Carded Ii I in as a great lawyer In sum0 qualities necessary iy the highest achievements in that profession. Ho had patience; he could listen to men calmly, and judge a tangled situa? tion with cleanness and authority. When ho came to speak he could mass his points In ihc order of their force und priority until their cumulative energy drove like a wedge. His af? fection for the university and his de? votion to its best Interests were un? questioned. His loss Is ti great de? triment, anrl It will he difficult to find a man on whom he could lean as he had on .Mr. Harmon. Though cut off untimely, Mr. Harmon had lived his life hustly. und when he came to lay it down lie left a record of service done and honor cleanly and otidur Ingly established. President Alder? man counted it his duty to bring be? fore young men the examples of lives like this one. H. Colston Black ford, of Lynchhurg, delivered a rollicking nddrcss op the relation of the student to the Uni? versity of Virginia as a corporaiion. He had the attention of his audience from start to finish. PICTURE PRESENTED BY COLONIAL DAMES Portrait of Doily Madison Now Adorns Walls of White House. [S eclal to The Times-Dispatch.] Washington, May 3.?The star at? traction of the rneettag of the Colonial Dame? of America, which has been j In session lu re this week, was the j presentation to the White House to- | day of a portrait of Mrs. James Madl- ! son, wife of tho fourth President of | the United States, anil mistress of the White House for eight years. The picture is a copy of the portrait of I Mrs. Madison, by Gilbert Stuart, now j hanging In the Academy of Pine Arts. I Phllndi Iphla, Among the women who have presided in the White House, ? |( _P.. . ?.??? ? ? n MAGIME HS! shoe || your foot! Color?ihe fashionable, v^dav--Mrown. Leather- -selected Russia calf. Light and |j| cijiil-stougti and strong. TO nil II : ? h:A;-. - * 1?1!BS ?i ISIffT TIMES:DISPATCH, MAY 4th TMB | ??S i ' " - ? V'Six-'.covjpo ??; This ntwspf.pT has been selected as the one paper in this city (or the au\onrc r&iopllmenturr distribution of this trnl work. Above coupon vith five others of consecutive tlatcj. presented at this office with only the necessary pronto t:on and expense item-? of distribution, amounting t, i total of $1.9S (which include-* frci^itt iron (act.).*, clerk lure, checking, 'wrapping, an<l all other expends item.*), will secure, this complete set for yoj if pre? sented ticiore this complimentary edition is exhausted, at which tima the national cauvasi will be started at its regular installment price of $12 per tet. See itlustrai ion and full descript ion in the displ ty announsa menu printed daily, Mail order* title l under to.- ,t,n: offer if y > i ' will pay expre? charge > ti ;> j:i re;-i;>'. ol. s.-i. 'July ii;u complimentary ', bet can be allowed lor any one family. V ?d>d>$4 The $12 Sei 5 Volumes leath<!rNVc:rin: > d it ton. FREE e.nd whose portraits now adorn Its walls are: Mrs. J. Tyler, Mrs. Van Buren, daughter-in-law of President Van Buren; Mrs. Rutherford it. Hayes, Mrs. Benjamin Harrison and Mrs. Til roil on: ItooscVclt. The .portrait of Mrs. Washington, who, however, never lived in tha White llo'isr. is one of the most valued works of art In the collection. Like the f'.mous portrait of President ] Washington, saved from destruction j by Mrs. .lames Madison at the time of the British invasion of ihn capital, it j is the work of Otlboitt Stuart. , The presentation was made by Mrs 1 William Itutlln Cox. of Richmond, president of the order, on behalf of the Virgin! l society. In a few well, chosen remarks, she said that it gave the women of the Old Dominion more pleasure tha.n they could properly ex? press to make this presentation, nnd ;:s Virginia bad rightly been called the -Mother of Presidents," they Wanted this picture Oi Dolly Madison to adorn-the White House, walls. Wltli Mrs. Cox were: Mrs. Beginn Id Qilham, Mrs. Jordan Lcake, Mrs. ('. T. l.asslter. Mrs. William J. Booth, and Mrs. John J. Jenkins. Forecast! Virginia?Pair Saturday and prohnhlr Suudny. S?rth Curollnu?l-'alr In east, ihorr I ers lu west nnd central portions Satur? day und probnhl) on Sunday. Special Local llutn for Vcnterday. 1J noon temperature . 71 :i p, m. temperature . T? Maximum temperature up to s 1J. M. 73 Minimum temperature up to s 1'. M. 60 Moan temperature . tit; Normal temperature.c;t Excess in temperature . :i Excess .ti temperature since March I . !' Accum, deficiency in temperature since January 1 . 42;; Excess in rnintall since March I. 2.;i^ Accum, excess in rainf?ll since January l .x. 2.79 Local observation s r. M. Yesterday. Temperature . 46 Humidity .til W ind, direclii.il .S. K. Wind, velocity . 7 Wcu tu er .Clear CONDITIONS l.\ IMPORTANT CITIES. t.M s P. M. Eastern Standard Time.) Place. Ther. II- T. L>. T. Weather. Asneville .... it 7S BS Cloudy Atlanta . ot 76 oi ltuin Atlantic City. 52 BO S3 Clear liostun . r>s 63 62 Clear ltuliulo . GO 66 ..I t.'leur Calgary . 48 r>u .. ij. cloudy Charleston .. 72 78 70 P. cloudy Chicago . til 'i^ 50 Clear Denver . 'i 68 42 Cloudy Duluth . "ii o.' r?6 Rain Oalveston .?? 76 80 1 1 Clear Hatterus ???? t56 '.s ?6 Cloudy Havre . 43 16 10 Cloudy Jacksonville.. 7I?" M 7u Lain Kansas City.. 78 s- 68 P. cloudy Louisville ,..'80 8? ?* Cloudy Montgomery.. '.'2 7s OS Cloudy Sew orieaus. .o 80 70 Cloudy .New Voik ... 62 i? 68 Clear I Norfolk . 50 <"?! 50 Clear I Oklahoma ... 7s S2 t..s P. cloudy Pittsburgh .. 70 74 68 riear Ball igh . 70 sti 6n P. cloudy I ft. I.mis_ 7? So (iS Clear tsi. Paul . M &o co Rain sin Kranqtsco ;-s 6s ui Char \Savannah ... "2 S2 70 Cloudy \ Spokane . 62 ?S 3S Rain Talripa . 70 ss 70 Cloudy j Wasnliigton.. 04 7 2 f.s Clear Winnipeg ??? M < ' 4<i ?'? cloudy IWythevlllo .. 6S hi) 02 Cloudy mini A I t ii 11 ALMANAC. May I. 1312. man tide. Mot nlng. ... (1:32 L veiling.... 6:69 NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR MASSACRE Sultan of Morocco Says He Had Nothing to Do With Revolt. j Paris, May 3._Mulal Hafld, the Sul tan of Morocco, In on Interview ut Fez, forwarded to this city in a spe? cial news dispatch to-day, disclaimed ???ii responsibility for the massacre ol French soldiery" and civilians during the revolt of the -Moorish troops April 17. and lie Insisted on Ms tievotlori to France as shown by the fact that lie had resisted the repeated solicita? tion of the German.-, nnd Spaniards subsequently to the Panther Incident at Agadtr. Mulal llafld complained. however, that he had been despoiled of ail au? thority. He never had been consult. <-.'. even regarding affairs relativ? to bis own family. He advised the French io go slow In winning over the Arabs. If they were treated with gentleness and liberality, he declared, they would make a murvclously elll clent corps of the French army. ENO DELEGATION One Hundred Members of Cham? ber of Commerce Coming Here on Mav 18. I For the second time )n recent year.", the Washington Chamber of Com- ! mcrce is planning to make. Itichmond tho objccllvo point of Its annual ex? cursion. According, to a letter re? ceived yesterday py Uuslncsa Manager ' William T, Dabncy, of the local cham bcr from Secieury Thomas Grant, of I the Washington organization, the ' visitors will be In tiiis city from noon 1 May is. to io o'clock the following day. As before, the route will lay along the Chesapeake Hay from Wash? ington to old Point, and from there to Richmond by rail. The entire re? turn trip will be marl" by water. Secretary Grnnt writes that already sixty pass-ngers have been hooked for the trip, and calculating with this as a basis, he expects more than 100. l*ollowir~ Is the official itinerary: Leave Washington. May 17 on the steamer Northland, arriving at Old! Point the following day at ti:tr. a. M. breakfasting at the Chamberlain. The party Laves Old Point 10 o'clock 'n a special train over tho Chesupeokc and Ohio Railway, arriving here at noon. While in the City, the delega? tion will put up at Hotel Richmond. Returning to Washington, the visitors tako the Old Dominion day line steamer at 10 A. M.. May 1!>, ar? riving at Old Point that afternoon nt S o'clock. After lakin? dinner at the Chamberlain, the parly will board the steamer Southland arriving at Wash- I inKton, May 20. at 7 A. M. Tin- Washington delegation has til. ready arranged for a sightseeing tour of the city in automobiles. As yet, no reception plans have been made by the local chamber, but it Is ex? pected that ample entertainment will be provided, as was tin- case on the last visit to the city. AMUSEMENTS IIIJou?Matinee to-nlcht, "Ann Hoyd." Mis* La erne In "CInrlrc." The mete announcement that Lucille La. Verne nnd her pla) brs would "pen their engagement at the Academy next week with "Clarice," In which Miss La Verne scored an oqual suc? cess with ttv author and star. Wil? liam Gillette, tor two years, both in New York ami London, has caused ajj most an unprecedented ndvanro safe. Practically every theatregoer in Itlejv mond knows nnd admires Mis* j?n V.-rne. and they are going jio turn out and give here II royal welcome when site moves into the permanent home of herself and pltrysrs for the summer months, Ask Your Doctor Ask your doctor how often he prescribes an alcoholic stimu? lant for children. He will prob? ably say, "Very, very rarely." Ask him how often he pre? scribes a tonic for them. He will probably answer, "Very, very frequently." Then ask him about Ayer's non-alcoholic Sarsaparilla. fc&ft! ?Sf?: Wood's Seeds. The largest-yielding and best of summer forage crops, also makes a splendid soil im? prover?lower in price than Cow Peas this season. Wood's Crop Special gives full information about this valuable crop and also about all Seasonable Seeds: German Millet, Sorghums, Coy/ peas, Buckwheat, Ensiisge Seed Corns, Late Seed Potatoes, etc. Write for Wood's Crop Special giving pricea and in? teresting information. Mailed free on request. T. W, WOOD & SONS, SEEDSMEN, - Richmond, Va. ?uvertising ideas i-ree ?W ait: uo) iiuuuiing ir.nu/ iura? tad ?.um.I a.iitunts in the booth. If you want true im-aa, ?usseaiium and advice la coAneolloa with your advertising tull ua ae oy teller, 'plioug ur in pmaon. yitUBUAiM AUVBRTISLNU AGENCY. INC.. Mutual Building, lllchmond. ? .. .. Virginia, ?l'tirui? Madison 2ill. Will NOT ACQUIRE TRIANGULAR LOT Question Tabled in Street Com? mittee on Advice of City Attorney Pollard. On a<lvlco of Clly Attorney Pollard ! the Council 'Conunitieo on Street? tabled lust night a ' resolution pro? viding for acquisition of a trluntjulJi truct of property at Twcnly-tlrst and Carrington Streets, desired by the city to straigliten a street. Mr. Pol. lard reported that the highest recent, assessment on the tract wan $1.100, on which basts the owner. \V. It Kobins, is now paying taxes, but the lowest price at which Mr. Koblii? Is willing to sell is $7.1100. The coni tnltteo decided that us traffic Is light ill the section affected. It would be bettor to ku the loiiK way round rather than straighten the street at; any such exorbitant price. Tito city Knglneer was instruct.,! to purchase for nol more tha.ii tl.'if) the neceaaary apparutus rot luylng bituminous tnooud'.in street paving, | similar to that recently laid on Fifth .street between Main and Franklin , .Streets. Including heating tanks and' distributing cuts of Improved put- ! tern. Mr. Moiling explained that ilia various ward delegations hail ord< r- 1 etl more than a mile of that kind of street work on Beverly ami other streets. The Madison Ward delegation ask- : ed for bids for repaying Main Street from Pifth to Seventh with bel Rlan block. The street was recently] ropnved on concrete from Sevi nth to Twelfth. The street car company now proposes relaying Its rails from; filth to Seventh, and the city will luke advantage of the opportunity to Improve its portion of the street, the car company paving between the] tracks w'th the samt character of material as is used by the city. seminary finals Dr. "fi'lm to Trench Ilnecolnurente : Sermon To-Morrow. t'nion Theological Seminary, In ?Unter Park, is just Cloalng the most' successful year In Us history. The baccalaureate sermon will be dellv-, ere,i m the seminary chapel to-morrow i morning by Rov. Dunbnr II. Offden, !>.' i>.. pastor of th.. Central Presbyterian Church, Atlanta. Ca. The annual ad., dress to the Students' Missionary So-? clety will be given Sunday night In the chapel by Rev. Wiib. t t \v. White, D. D., president of the Bible Tench-1 era" Tralnln? School. N>w York City. The Inauguration of Itev. Walter UI Dthgle. I). P. as professor of Kunda) ?school work and the study of Hebrew; will take place Tuesday night. The; chamo to the new professor will be! given by Kev. Itobert r. Campbell, i> P.. of Ashevlllc, N. C. and his ? augural address win deal with the sub-| ject of ??The Seminary and tlx Bltnduyi School."? ' The tlnul exercises will he held on Wednesday morning at n o'clock. The address to the t;r.-tdtiat!iiK class on bo half <>t the board or trustees will be delivered by Dr. II, t;. mil. who has been for forty years a member <>f this board, itit'l the diplomas will |>< nwnrd-. etl l<> thy graduates by ClOOrgc W. Watts, president of the board. REJECT All ARMORY PLANS Rule Limiting Designs to Local Architects Violated in One Instance. The Subcommittee on Grounds und j Buildings, to which wits reterrc,] all! plana tor the new First Itegtment Armory, wl|j mo'i at the ctt> Hail Tuesday nignt at s o'clock to examine 1 lite v.t.fpius plans, in dela'l. fn view of the act,on oi the Grounds an.o Buildings Committee on Th?rs ittry night in uccepting two pinna ud-j lirii-tcj^ to have been prepared by out of-town ladders, more is a strong &mlment fn tnc Council lor rejecting] nil btos irmi falling for a new com? petition. When the matter Was : Irst taken Up the committee, :.t th- Instance of uertttin local architects, limited in? con- ! test for?i?tuna only to Richmond archi? tects, So far ?K could in- learned no Richmond architect has over designed ,.ti armory, and at least two who pro-| por-ed to enty the competition southt a'd 'n Wasltfngton. The final plans on which the Blues' Armory and market ouildlng was erected were tnc work of Averlll & Hall, of Washington, Members of tluii firm have sinco separated, cacti going into business for himself. When the committee on Thursday iiiyjiii re? ceived plans for the First Regiment Armory it developed that those sub? mitted by John Drcvor wore in reality tlie work of Hall & Adams, iv|ille the Plans of W. D. Lee wen prepared by Mr. Averlll. Other plans were pre? sented by C. M. Robinson, Carneal & Johnston, Alben F. iluiitt, Marcellus; Wright and C. 11. Fisher, Now "'. these architects stated whether or ti" iie hud been in consultation with out of-town architects in preparation Of plans. It will be recalled tiiat when the young Men's Christian Association building was erected an attempt was ma.lc to limit the work to local archi? tects, but the award was mat, - to W. Tl. West, of this city, on plans drawn by bis associates in Philadelphia. Since the Grounds and Buildings Committee bu? voted to receive two plans, which were admitted 10 have been prepared outside, or the city, though submitted by local men. mem- : 'bet's of the Council hold that the con? test should bo thrown open to all comers and the best design selected. "deaths R WIK ICR?Died, at the Retreat for the Sick. Thursday. May 2. 1912, at 11:1b p M., MARTHA E. BARKER, widow of W V. II. Darker. In the .sixty eighth year of her age. She leaves two sons to mourn their loss?Wll l'am J. and Harvey W. Barker. The remains are now at the home of her Hon. William J. Darker. 205 Moiiteiro Avenue. Barton Heights. The funeral will take place TH1. (Sattirday) AFTERNOON. at 3 o'clock, from Union Station Church Interment In Oakwood. M \PvKS?Died, Friday. May 3d, at 7:15 P M. at his late residence, 012 North T?Xlth Street. DAVIS AUBREY MARKS, aged seventy-six. He leaves a wife and four daughters?Mrs. >f. t7 Turner, of Dlcksville. and Misses Sallle. Estelle and Anna?and oim son H. P. Marks, of Wakertcld, Vt. Funeral will take place at Wake field. VS., SUNDAY. May 5. at 12 o'clock. SATTERWJUTE?D'ert, at her home, 17'fi Gr*;ve. Avenue, April 3. at 8:15 P. M.. MRS. T. I". SA TT 10 It WHITE. Funeral notice later. State Health Department Work, ing to Eradicate Disease in Virginia. The alarming Increaso in reported cases of rubles has put the Slate Health Department on edge tor a vigorous campaign to_ prevent and. If possible, wipe out this useless torm of suffering. Three new victims ot bites from mad d"g uppllcd yeter day to the Department tor the Pasteur Treatment, one from South Richmond, one from Caroline! county and a third from Floyd county. In addition to these, all or whom are small children, there are soverul other patients un? dergoing the treatment at this lime. i>r. I5nn|*0is B. William?, SUv?9 Health Commissioner, ?nid yesterday thut ho XMis preparing u statement for publi? cation throughout Virginia concern? ing the cure of hydrophobia ami ihe means of preventing the dangerous In. j feetlon. Dr. Williams would not en tci into a discussion Of the steps he is going to take, but Intimated that strong measures In regard to tho cure! of dogs In the- State would be- proposed to the next legislature as one of the' lloalth Department bills. Contrary to the general belief, said; Dr. Williams, there Ih no particular I season of the year in which hydro? phobia Is unusually marked among dogs. They are us likely to develop the disease in Wittier us In summer, he Mild, nnd us evidence of the fuel Offered the statement thut the Health Department bus been administering thd Pasteur treatment all winter to various patients. MENTAL ANGUISH Suit has boon lllcd by Charles I". Richardson, keeper ot Rlvcrview Cem? etery, aguinsi the Western Union Tel? egraph Company, m the Court "f trie1 Civil Justice, for $100 for alleged fail? ure to deliver a telegram. Jung.-. Tur pin heard evidence, but bui reserved hl? decision Several months ago Mr Riohardsou's son eloped to Wush'ng ton. from which point be wired his, father ot his marriage. The message was not delivered, and 111- father WU> put to much uneasiness In Search'n? 1 for the !.o>. The company claims thur; It was not bound to deliver the mot. sage, as the residence of the keeper in Itlvervlcw Cemetery n> oui of Us! delivery boundaries. Mr. Richardson' claims that since be lives within the1 City, the company has ho right lo tlx upon arbitrary limits or hoiindai i-s \ which discriminate against gerta'nclt* Isens, lie also asserts that the e.im pan> could b.ive telephoned the mea sag.- to his residence. Judge A. I. tiolliday, Who appeared for Hie com? pany, asserts that the suit was not1 brought within the sixty-day period allow ud for BUCh claims. Will Hold Wnnl M.-eilnB". j Petersburg, Vlrgllnn, May Tin-! City Democratic executive Commit? tee met to-night and derided lo hold ward no clings cm Muy B, to elect (eh del. gules from each ward in a city convention to ho held on Thursday, May !?, at night, lo elect i delegates to the State convention.1 which meets In Norfolk. Dr. vtlirn um tic Speaker. [Special to The Times-Dispatch, 1 Elisabeth City, N C? Muy S.?Th superintendent .?: the local graded schools h;n announced the engager, mini of Dr. K. W. Sykes, of Wnke Forest College, lo deliver the annual literal-} address at the commencement exorcises, which will ?>. hold Mu> -" : Dr. Sykes is a noted educator. Dors Not I.Ike lit" Heal ".nine. Chicago, May J.?"Jack Curley," manager of. Jim Flyhii. main promoter] or tb.- Johnsoh-Flynn heavyweight championship light, doesn't like Ms real name, Armund Schuhl, He appl'cd to the Circuit Court, asking for a decree permitting him to change liu name to "Curley. ' OBITUARY " Prank coulter ttraxton. Frank Coulter Br?xton died sudden? ly at his home In KnoxvlJIe, Tenn., last l ight He was a sen of Mrs. Wil? li im T. Brnxton ami u brother of Mrs. (leorge M. West, ot this city. James linuxln? llanklan. (Special lo The TlmcH-Dlspatch. I j Newport New?., Va., May '?'???"] surrounded by bis seven ?nie. two., daughters and wife. James Douglas llunklna died at his hi t ie In Halifax county lust night, in Hie eighty-third year of his age. Mr. Itailkins wus borr. 1:1 Churlotte county, and in his youthi came to this .inly as u deputy sherlfi of his uncle. William W lirecdlove, and was afterWsrds sheriff himself . From] 1S5? to a few yours ago he conducted n general milling und foundry bUSl-l tiers, together with his .'arm. Ho rcp-| resented Hie county In the House of Delegates during the session of 1SS9 1890. He was prominent in Masonic circles, having heen made a Mason in Halifax I.odpe. No ?< . ||e wus the llrsl worshipful mastir of Vcrnnn l.odKc. No. tSI. This lojge will con duei bis funeral servlo s on ilaturday morning. He wus for ihlrty-flya years a member and regular iltcndnnt upon the Grand Lodge of Virginia, where ha served for more than a quarter of a' century. . ll?*nthM nt Winchester, iSpei iul to The Tlmes'Dlspntch-] } Winchester. Virginia. May t.? Mr.-. Adell Virginia Spangler, wid? ow of Captain Charles Spangler, of the Culled Mutes Army, who was f"i many years owner of the Hack wood I Battlefield Farm, near town, died last night 01 acute indigestion. aged sev? enty-seven years. Three daughters and one son survive. William D. Hock man. eighty years old. died of a complication of diseases in Frederick county this morning. Two daughters, three sons and two Sisters survive. Cornelius 1?. Tlnsley, I Special lo The Tlincs-Dlspatclt.] Petersburg. Va., May 2.?Cornelius D. Tlnsley, aged seventy-five years, died at bis residence on Jefferson Street to-night, lie wan at one time one of the largest land owners in this section of tlie Stan- and was promi? nent in religious work. T. K. Wlikcraon. T. 15. Wllkerson, aged forty-olght years, died at the hospital to-night. He had been In bud health for sev? eral months. Ills remains: wjll be tak? en to Lunenburg to-morrow for Inter? ment at his homestead in that county. Captain William II. liable. ! [Special toThe-Tlmes-Dlspatch.] j Slaunton. Va., May It.?Captain Wll Hrnn II. Kable, one of the best known 1 and mobi distinguished teachers in the Slate, founder and head of the Stnunton Military Academy, died to? night, aged seventy-seven year?, leav? ing his second wife, two sons end four daughters by his first wife. His eldest son. Captain William O. Kable, Is commnndant of the school. Cap? tain Kuble was a native of Jefferson county. West Virginia, a graduate of tho UnlVeraJty of Virginia, "a Confed? erate veteran and a teacher In Staun? ton since the Civil War. Ho waa president of iho Staunton Board of Aldermen. The Victor is the best kind of company. .Always ready to enter? tain you with an endless variety of delightful songs, exquisite music, comic selections- whatever you want to hear. t ome and hear some of the new? est Victor Records, and let us tell you how you tan purchase any style Victor or Victor-Victrola on easy payments if vou desire. Vic? tors, $io to 55100. Victor-Vic trolas, $15 to $200. JJie?irfeiir?mpant/ SiK'roiHom I'nlilc I'luno Co. Mon. 728. 213 E. Hroad. MASS-MEETING IS ANTI-WILSON Opponents of Jersey Governor Prevent Instruction of Delegation. [Special to The TImea-Dlspatch.J Charloitesvlllc, Va., May y.?Tho anti-Wilson forces won out to-night In the mass-meeting of Democratic VOtora In this city, the homo Of} Sen? ator Thomas 8. Martin, to elect four iL Ii Ktiti? ar.il four alternates to tlic Norfolk convention. The delegate* are elected an unluMruclcd, although half of them arc said to he for Wil? son. The meeting was by no moans a representative one. the total vote eust tor and against Instruction being fifty. The Wilson strength here la greater thnn that of atiy of the oth < r candidates, with Underwood a fair Jv cloao second, according to indica? tions, .lohn W, Smith, of the Wood row Wilson Club of the University of Virginia, with.* a membership of :;:o. addressed tho meeting briefly. The delegates arc Judge r. T. W. linke. Ocorge Perkins. Homer ftlcbcy and .1 A, Ambrusellt. Alternates? Oeorge i.. Walker. Robert a. Watson, Hour) m Clieas^n and w. s^m liurn ley. SEEKS CHANGE OF PROCEDURE ? Berlin, May ."..?The Reichstag to daj dUcuascd the question of revising tlu rules of procedure so as to permit its members to put questions to tlie government, as Is done In the British Parliament, and also to allow tno It, Ichstag to adopt a resolution d- ? clarlng an agreement or a disagree? ment with the government's answer to Interpellations, Clemens Delbrucck, Minister of the Interior uu-i VIee-ChancdHor, speak? ing in behalf of lmp< rial t.'lianceilor Von Bethmann-llollweg. said th?t th* government regarded the rules legal? ly bliidlK only on the Reichstag and its men,beis. Amendihenta could "?t . si nd the ..institutional rlithts of the Reichstag nor restrict the rights of ib.- Bmperor or the , cderated gov .m.-nts. the Vict-Chancellor >ald. ,?<! the Chancellor, therefore, could not change whatever Is the constitu? tional position of the Chancellor to? wards th- Reichstag. Nevertheless, Hen Uolhruock added, the Chancollor was Willing to meet the wishes of the Reichstag a:, far as possible, but be reserved the right to require an an? swer to question--. Term tU>rti? Monday. The May term of tho City k. rcuR Co," opens .Monday, when the docket will be called and cases set for^r'al. It is expected that JudKc R. carter Scou will be able to bold court dur? ing tills term._ Stilt tti?l tinted. Suit was instituted >?;strrday In the I ..... . .. qultj Court by K. B. S'mo 1 ,, 1 the Anfieuser-BitschBrew? ing Association, for damages In the sum of $">0u. Remarkable Christmas Present Among tlic carious Christmas pres? ents ot tills year will l>e one for a man of national reputation, which has been uil year In the making. Way lust January the present was decided upon. uuJ a friend of tho prom? inent gentleman reoue*ted the Burroii? Press Clipping Bureau, ov New York, to watch every paper in America and to take iji every item which appeared concerning the man. The clipping bureau people followed instructions, and now present the his? tory of ono year In tho lifo of this especial man. The history ends Just after election, und the 20,112 newspaper Items found include everything from a throo-llne /dlturiui mention to lull-page Illus? trated stories, 't hese have been mount? ed on 3,2uu grtat sheets of Irish linen paper and bound Into three massive "ojumos. At the head of oacli Item Is the name/ and uate of paper clioped from, this I Information having ve'on put in with a book typewriter. The words thus la 1 Seriell umouiit to 152,252. In actual time, a very strict record of which has been kept, the work has I required sixty-four working days .hroughout tho year, and han kept In employment .during thut> ifmo thirty iieuple. as readers, clippers, sorters, nountcrs and binders. Every news? paper of Importance la represented. This Is merely a spoclmen of some of the unique orders which get into the Uurrcile Bureau, for the extent to which clippings ore used by individuals and by bt. .1: ess concerns seems to b? remarkable. There are many people In private on well as in public life who need p.-es? clippings and don't know it. It might be well for thorn to look up this man Burrelle. who Is said to be so -well known that a letter eimply addressed "Burrelle. New York," will *eaca alia ?/Ith no dele*.