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MONEY COMES 10
E State Treasurers Settle More Promptly, $200,000 Arriving in One Day. State Auditor C. Roe Moore was .ili smiles yesterday when he reported re? ceipts in a single- day of 1800.000 on the monthly accounts from the county treasurers, a system of settlement ?which he lias Inaugurated, in th? cf 3?>ri to put the State's financial affairs upon a thorough business basis. The receipts yesterday, coupled with set? tlements of $60,000 on Monday, indicate that Mr. Moore's system Is tuking with the treasurers themselves. "We are delighted," stud y.v. Moore. "The treasurers are doing just as I tiske.i them, and if they will only keep up the splendid work they have done In the last two months 1 am contldtnt We can got the Auditor's office on the soundest business footing. 1 am a treat believer in having the State settle bills and warrants monthly, just | s's every business concern or corpoia 4ion docs, but to do this, monthly set? tlements from the county treasurers 1 are absolutely necessary. "We have received the settlements of more than half the treasurers in good time, and hope f^r tho remain? ing colle.tlons -luring the next few days. The settlements of the treasu? rers Indicate that the county collec? tions are being made in a very satis factory manner." VIRGINIANS AT HOTELS Jefferson?Ii G. Andrews, O. R. F.ice. J. a. Anderson. C. E. Dale, a. E. Spencer, Huston; Walter Kline. Lockport, N. V.S Nathan Golf, Charleston, W. Va.; R. A. Johnson. Lynn, Mass.; R. C. Augur, New Jersey; E. a. Emory, St. l.ouls. Mo.; William Collldge, Philadelphia, Po.i 5\ W. Mason, James Biea.-dai?, Pittsburgh, Pa.; O. W. rSie. is. Pittsburgh, Ka.; 3. Lunsbury and wife, Bloomington, 111.; I D. E. Llneaweavcr, Philadelphia, Pa,; Miss a. a. Peachy. Mist Nora Dwyn, Sun Francisco, Cal.; James M. Cass. McKeesport, Pa.; II. W. Lehr and wife. I Pittsburgh; Pa-; W. C, Wlckhafn and wife. United Statos Navy; George :-. s.n-ks. Washltigton. D. C; C W, B?n nett, Boston. -Mass.; W. H. Lahdes, Staunton. Va.; J. S. Durham. Chicago; Prank W. Grlmmell and w:fc. Petor Pi Fee. a. Louise Fee, Boston: B. 1". Robinson and wife, Cambridge. Mass.. T. B. Hart. J. J. O'Connor. J. a. Er.es ton and wife. Garrett, Ind.; H. Earhlr.g tun and wife. Hamilton, Ont. Mnrphj'a?D. J. Ilartegan, Lynn, Mass.. a. 1). Woos. New York City: A. Cohn. Baltimore: D. H. R?ckers, Hamp? ton. Vs., W. W. Edwards, Waverly, Va.: Mr, and Mrs J. E. Hodges, Dvn dron. Va.. Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Balm Wakefteld, Va.: W. H. Vincent. Capron, Va.; P. J, Mount. Savannah. G.i.. N. C. Cross, Portsmouth. Va.; J. G. Buston. Taxe well; W. U. Bbswill, Alexandria Va.; u. G., Klippen. Cumberland, Va.; .lames Corfez, New York City; John Hodges. Baltimore Md.; C. P. Christ, Baltimore; a. H. Boot. Philadelphia; H. J. Nelson. Philadelphia; C.? P. Sni? der. Carysbrook. Va.; J. M. Cohen. Nor? folk; John Mi Burton, Newport News, Va.: J. s. Bernhardt. Tennessee; Y. B. Sullivan. Norfolk. Va.: C. C. Drain, Baltimore, Md., T. B. Johnston, South Boston. Va.: T. u. Sandy. Hurkcvlllc, Va.; J. T liease. Mount Airy, N. C; L. J. Chandler, Frcderickshurg, Va.; J:. E. Canaday, Prederlcksburg, Va . J. S. Bunklcy. Hampton. Va.; Louis M. Hofstetter, Baltimore, Md.; I. Barbce, Pliiludelphia. Pa;; R. E. Grlfllth. Win? chester. Va.; W. W. Lee. Norfolk, Va ; D. A. Kuller, Luinberton, N. C: J. M. Thompson, Kayett .?vllle, N. O.j a. L B, Itibble, Norfolk. Va.; ?'. \V. BOshamer, Jr.. Statesvllle, N. ?'.: M. Miller. Peters? burg, Va.; 3. E. Shank, Salem; Va.; If. M. Darnell, Roanoke, Va.; E. M. Baunn.l Rochester, Va.: Ferr'oll Burton, New York City; a. R. Moody, Boston, Mass.;' F. A. K no wies, New York City: D. .1.1 Murray. Baltimore, Md.; M. H. Walker, N?W York; Mr. and -Mrs. F. II. Smith, Columbus. Ohio; T. P, O'Brien, New j York City; George W. Davidson, Ber? wick. Maine; M. E. Sowell. Norfolk, Va.. R. N. CarlWrlght, Fronfleld, N. C; Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Gregory, J/iwrei.c, vllle, Vo.; F. Grandlelh, Columbus, Ohio; F. C. Stonehouse. Columbus,| Ohio; H. Baden. New York City; Wil? liam L Knight. Atlanta, Go.; .1 I. ltup pnport, Washington. D. C.j P. I. Nell son, Kansas City, .Mo.; F. 1.? Gum-ley, Boston; M. S. Bilk. Virginia; it. i. Sherman, Mobile, Ala.; K. J. Mastin and wife. Pittsburgh, Pa.; George II. Briggs, Hoston; Ii. p. Grlndle, Boston; C A. Osbornc, Drake's Brunch. Va.; K, A. .vietin. Westnold, Mnss i w. j. lngorspTr.apd?-ivife, llochestcr, N. v.; Dave1 Englande, Rochester. N. v.. .). a. Richards, Jr., Marietta, Ohio; 3. C. I. snc. New York; Gallic Ramadell, Fer iton, Mich.; 3, C. Matthews. M 1>. Guy. Gu.: James H Mcrrett and wife. Oak? land. Cal.; R. B. Babbitt, Nashville, N. iv; George Yarboro, Nashville. N. C.; Dr. C. A. Clemmer and wife, Milk Creek, W. Va.; Isaac Harris, Baltimore; AV. S. Carter, Boydton, Va.; C, F. M..s ley, Boydton, Va.; Charles Goldstoncs, Philadelphia; 3. 1* Langfeld, Philadel? phia; Julian W. Smith. Durham. N. C; Milton P. Bomlfant and wife, i'owhu tan, Va.: M. M. Kranklln. Alexandria: ay. G. Sheppard, Professor, P.. N. WU-' son. W. I!- Ivey, J. H. Kose, C. A, Clod frcy, J. M. Thompson. C W. White, P.. Anderson, B. .t. Campe, Ed. McLean I. T-. Sp-nc.-r, .\. Th?tnps in, C, W. Bosh nmer, D, 11. Tuller, C. Koushoe, bur ham, N. <'.: E. F. Fitzgerald. New York City: Bruce T. Loath, Petersburg, Va.; .F. A. Watts. Baltimore, Md.: P. Mar? cus. Philadelphia; ?;. pololowsky, New York; C. M. Watson. North Carolina-, I. T. Morlan and Wife, Beaver. Pa.: <;?r,rge Oowen, Denver. Col.; J. Feder l|cbt, Baltimore; K. b. Massey, Detroit' S. Bj Maters. Now York: William Co? hen, N.-w V :1t. <'hartes Scherler P.rookiyn: .1. w. Dennis, Boston, L .1 Bradl.y. Jackson. N. f.: J. W. .Mot- and ?w ife. Norfolk. Va l'. M. Burdotti Washington, D. <\. Joseph Bank Bal? timore; M. Alaburg. New York: .1 l: Lancaster. New Vork; George D Bus. setti Bassen, w. va.; .t p. walker AVeldon, N. Cr, A. C Hillen. I.'nere?iJ Berry's for Clothes THIS IS MAY You may or you may not. May knots are often, tied in June. Anyway, we have the exact New York styles in evening suits all ready to! put on at $28 for coat,, $8 for trousers and $3.50 up for vests. Also the exactly correct! tie, shirt and everything to wear just as you want iti for the most important occasion. Tuxedos forthe club and1 dinner parties too; of course. J villa, Va : Hon. William E. Cameron. Louisa, Va.; Mrs. George v. Cameron, Louisa. Va. Hotel Stumpf?.1 L Frcedmnr, n.it rlsburg. Pa.: Edwatrd A. Kohn; New Vork; A. E. Anderson. Norfolk. Va ; Louis B. Sprehglc, Baltimore, Md.; J.I It. Tabb, Jr., Virginia. ?'. Guggenheimjr,I Bultlmore. Md.; E. A. Clark, Lynchburg, Vit.: R, J. Handly, Jr.. Scranton. Pa.: j Joseph McMahan, Jersey City, N. J.; C P. Kuch. Boston. Mass.; A K. How? ard. Parmville, Va.; P. n. Rlddlemiser, Baltimore. Md. CONDITION MAY L. K. Trant Improving Very1 Slowly?Acca Patrol Enthu? siastically Cheered. (Special to The Timea-ulspatch.] Los Angeles. Cat. May '..?L II. Traut, the ltkhmond Snrincr who in? jured his ankle and leg at Colorado Springs, is Improving very slowly, and it Is now believed that he will not bo able to be upon his feet bet?re the Richmond party begins it'.- return trip. In case his limb is still very weak at that time he cither will be left hero in charge of some other member of the delegation or be sent ltcme by the shortest route. He has not moved from his room since reaching here, lie i declares that tho worst part of Iiis! trouble is In not being uu.o to see' the festivities. Tile Aeeu Patrol was enthusiastically! cheered In both of the parades to-day.I In the morning parade they appeared in their white suits und n-d fesses, a-hd to-night they marched i-i their elabor? ate red. green and gold dress. They worn given the seventeenth place in the line, and were preceded by Moolah Temple, of si. Louis, and followed by 11 alia Tempi., of Dallas, Texas. ? Hf mediately nfter the morning parade Richmond people boarded a chartered cur and sped away to the leaches for a Sixty-mile ride through Southern California ami along the j ocean. I A light rain began to fall before I they reached the ocean, but it roniin I lied only for fifteen minutes and then cleared. It was planned to Indulge in ; surf bathing, but the shortness of the I time and the desire of acveral mem I tiers o fthe patrol, who were somewhat i fatigued by the long inarch of the j morning, to gain a short rest before I donning their new uniforms for the I night parade, reunited In the party fori going that pleasure and returning to the city. Ilrlirin Memorial Day, The Ladies' Hebrew Memorial Asso-i elation held its annual meeting yes terday at the residence of Mrs. Samuel ?>:i?-n und re-elected all of the pres? ent officers Arrangements were mad* Xor Memorial Day on Wednesday, May i-'. at i; I*. M . nt the Hebrew Cemetery. Dr. K N. rails.'), will be In charge of the '.exercises, while Professor Rlnehart will Conduct the musical program, with tho assistance of the quartet from the Beth Aiiabah choir. There will be a special car service or. the Si Vsntll Street line. This newspaper has been selected es the one paper in this city tot the ?? advance tumipllrurntary dUt rlbo t Ion'Of (Ml great work. The $12 Sei 5 Volumes yrather Wcixh: Kditioa PPEE Above coupon with five others of consecutive riot es, presented at this office with or.lv the necessary pro.no? tion ar.d expense .?cms of distribution, amounting to a total of $1.98 (which includes freight fro::t factoty, clerk hire, cheating, wrapping, and all other expense, items), will secure this complete set ior you if pre? sented before this complimentary edition is exhausted, at which time the national canvass will be started, at its regular installment price o: S12 per set. See illustration and full description in the display announce? ments printed daily. Mail order* tillei under i Bamj offer it yji will pay express charges upon receipt of set. Oaly one complimeatary set can be allowed for any otic family. L OF ODD-FELLOWS North Carolina Grand Lodge Meets in Raleigh?Suit Settled Out of Court. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Raleigh, N. C\, May 7.?Tho sixty ninth annual session of the North Carolina Grand Ixmge of Odd-Fellows convened to-night, with Grandmaster W. ii Overton, of Durham, presiding', and with nearly 200 delegates prca cm. In splto of a couple of Important trains being delayed. Tho opening session was In the Mnsonlo Temple, the spaclou lodge room being well tilled with odd-Fellows and thtlr friends. The a ldress of welcome was by Governor W. \V. Kltohin. The response to the welcome address was uy \V. P. j Evans, of Greenville, who is u gradu? ate o: the Odd-Fellows" Orphan Home, at Qoldsboro. Following tile welcome ceremonies, there was the formal secret opening of the work of the Grand Lodge, the! announcement of committees for the session end the conferring of the Qraltd Lodge degree. Business ses? sions of Grand Lodge and ltebckali Assembly begin to-morrow. In Wake Superior Court to-day a settlement was reached without trial in the suit of Ralph S. Hamilton vs. 11 C. Brldgers, prominent banker and ra'lroad mm of Tarboro, Involving damages for the fatal Injury of the seven-year-old daughter of Hamilton by being run over by Mr. Bridgcrs's automobile a year ago in this city. Tile settlement was on the basis of Mr. Brldgers paying all the expense to which the Hamiltons have been put through the accident, terms Hint Mr. Brldgers proposed from the time the accident occurred. Judge Bragaw In the Superior Court has ordered :i nonsuit in the case ot Richmond Cedar Works vs. John L. Roper Lumber Company, Involving f5. 000 damages in a swamp land deal in Tyrrell county. The plaintiff has a"P pealed to the Supreme Court. The news that Hon. Home had sus? tained a stroke of paralysis at OrOCnS boro last evening stirred deepest re? gret here. Colonel Home was here! some time yesterday on business con uectcd with his chairmanship of the building commission that has under construction the splend'd uunrtcr-inll-j llon-dollar fireproof State building, and rounding up his engagements*here so that h.> could start on his trip to Mitcon for the Confederate reunion, to which he was en route when the; sttoke of paralysis came upon him. News to-day lhat he Is rallying nice-j |y is hailed with delight. Sergeant Thomas G. Hester, of the United States Army Hospital Corps, has reported to the headquarters of the North Carolina National Guard kr re under orders from tho War De? partment at Washington for regular Instruction to the hospital corps ot the North Carolina Guard. He is a native North Carolinian, being a( Granvllle county man. The annual encampment o? the Const Artillery of the North Carolina National Guard will be held at Fort. Caswell August to 10. and Captain ICH I son Gllmcr, of the OnRed States Army Coast Artillery, a Greensboro man, has been designated as perma? nent instructor for the coast artillery of the North Carolina National Guard. HER HUSBAND MISSING Mrs. r.thel T. Campbell, of BlBhland . Spring*, yesterday afternoon reported to the pullet that her husband, Charles P. Camp? bell .thirty yeurs old. bad been strangely missing from home for several days. I According to a report she made at head quart! rs i-ho said that her hurbnnd had uoen complaining for .several months of pe? culiar pulhs In his h.-ad. and she feared ' that he may have become mentally unbal- j anced nnd wanderer! away. Campbell conducted a pi'mting buslr.e?s at 017 Bank .Street. Cnrdivell Succeed* Crump. C. P. Cardwell was appointed ycs? lerdny by Governor Mann to succeed Judge Beverly T. Crump as a member ..! tho board of visitors of the Medical College of Virginia. ConmilsMoji 1? Lieutenant; Williams, Governor Mann yestarday morning Issued a commission to F.dward II. I Williams, Jr.. recently elected second lieutenant of Company M, First In? fantry Regiment, stationed at Danville. 91 Forecast i For Virginia?Showers 1 Wednesday ; Thursday, probably fulr, warmer. i North Carolina?Showers Wednes? > dnj : Thursday, probably fnlr, Special Local Untn for Yesterdny. 12 noon temperature . TS ?'? f M. temperature . 7S Maximum temperature up to S P. M. .Minimum temperature up to S P. M. Mean temperature. 7j I Normal temperature . BA Excess lu temperature . lu Exi i is in temperature since March 1 .,. 22 Accum, deficiency in temperature since January 1 . lift Rainfall last twenty-four hours., .us Excess It; rainfall since March 1. 2..'.i j Accum, excess In rainfall elnce I January 1 . 2.42 ' f.ocni Observatlou s r. >i, Vestcrday j Tempera ture . 7t ? Hurn.dltv . r,C Wind, direction.X. E. W ind, velocity . .j Wcntht r.Cloudy CONDITIONS IN IMPORTANT tUli:?. (A( I-. M. Eastern Standard Time.i Place. Ther.II.T. LT. Weather. Ashcville _ 0" 7u f.o Rf.ln Atlanta . fis * TO ill i'lear Atlantic City, 18 62 4 s Rain Boston . i t .'.'.? 11 Cloiidv Buffalo . ?,t S9 61 Cloudy Calgary . ?-' "t 4i Clear Charleston ,. 08 80 BS I', cloudy ? Ihlt ago . 72 78 fit Clear Dertvei . .,?, i$ Clear Ju11, . w ;,? *h Cloudy Oulvoston ... 7t 78 To Cloudy Hatteras .... 66 7r, CO Cloudy Havre . . 70 72 -u Clear Jacksonville.. 7* t.i 7C v. cloudy Kansas city.. 7ti 78 eo Clear Louisville ... 74 80 ?2 clear Montgomery.. 74 *2 er, Clear New- Orleans. 78 fti 70 p cloudy New York ... 52 r.4 62 Bald ? 'oi'folk . 74 80 72 Cloudy Okjar oma ... CC 80 CO p cloudv Pittsburgh .. ?2 *<t 62 Cloudv Rait Igh . 6S S2 f>% Ram St. Louis'.... 7C r.i Cl,-ar |t Paul . 66 6? 60 Cloudy r-a:; Francisco 5? t,i 54 Clear Bavannab ... 70 >.o 70 Clear gpokan? ..... 74 ?t .|| clear Tampa. . 7S fy, -% Cloudy Washington.'. ?0 f.\ CO Rain Winnipeg .... -is 52 git 1. . Wylhr-vlllfi .. CO 7u '(0 Rain MINI M l HR .%i,M \n vc. May s. 1912. ?. Hlf.H TIDE. hnn tues- r, OS Morning_ ?? in bun ?wte..7:0* Kvcnlng....10:10 Our Victor Department is the most complete in the South Victors and Victrolas, $10.00 to $100.00. Victor Record-. 60c to $7.00. Victor Horns. $1.00 tu $50.00. Victor Needles, 60c per 1,000. Victor-Victrola Needles, 15c per 100. Oil, Brushes and other accesso? ries. Record Cabinets. $7.50 up. Complete stock Red Se.il and Regular Record-. Soundproof rooms. Exclusive facilities. sifrci.Mii? Cable i'lutio i'u. Mon. 728. 213 E. Broad. WILL BE 10 FINAL OHRT OF APPEAL Decided at Session of Metho? dist Episcopal Church Conference. Minneapolis, Minn . May 7.?IV-.erc will not be a final court of appeals of the Methodist Epii lopal Church. This was decided at the business session of tho quadrennial conference of the church In session here to-day, when the conference rejected the first paragraph of tho report 0f tiie com? mission on Judicial procedure, ap? pointed at last session or tho confer? ence In Baltimore four years ago. What will be done, with the re? mainder of the repoit probably will bo de cid ?1 to-morrow. The first paragraph of the commis? sion's report which the conference el.minuted to-day consisted in the main of the sentence: "There s\all be a Una! court of ap It was . the great power granted to tilts proposed court to which most ob? jection was made by the delegates and church leaders, who state that the for? mation of a court ?>: aippeal* with far less power than provided for by the commission may b< the result of the pre-sent sosMon of the conferonce, Tho afternoon session was given over to tho hearing of the r^purt of the work of the Woman's Foreign Mis? sionary Society, addresses being mad-? by Bishop Luther B. Wilson and Miss Jennie V; Hugh s A recaption to the fraternal delegates of the MetSodist JCviscopal Church, South, and Met ho.* dist Protestant Church was held to? night, addrcs-es being made by Or. Frank Thomas. the. Methodist F>pls copal Churvh. South, and by Df. Julius Koper, reprei ntatlvc of the. Methodist lOpircopal Church |n Japan. Milady's Toilet Table By Mrr.e. D'MILLE A simple hortif treatment that makes the hair Ions, wavy anil lUMrous is to dry shampoo frcqucntl; with a mixture of four ounces of orris rout and a/i original pack? et;, of therov Sprinkle a tnblaspoonful 011 the. bend; then brush thorouRhly through tn. hulr. All dirt, dust und dfindruft will :>< removed, the scalp refreshed and the hair made, clean, light end glossy. A lovely, sofi and youthful complexion ?11! 'he yours If you use a iolutlon made by dissolving 1111 original packaR.- of maya fsnc In eight bun i of witch hazel. Gently rub over the fai . neck and arms nlsai nnd morning, and the akin will be cleiir. I smooth, fair and pliant. (To flop headache, or ache In back or loints, reduce swelling, allay Intlammatlen, I illeve pain In an) part of the "bod>. apple* Mother Salve. Tie world never aaw its equal as .1 pain killer. , j Any woman ran easily nnd cj-Iekly re? move wild hairs Torn face or forearm*. Just "mix en powdered delatone nnd water to cover I is hairs: apply nnd after two or three minutes rub dff. wnsh ttie < and the ha ri will be gone. 1 he largest-yielding and best of .?'immer forage crops, also niak'-sa splendid soil im? prover? lower in price than Cow Peas this season. Wood's Crop Special gives full information about this valuable crop and aho about all Seasonable Seeds: German Millet, Sorghums, Cow Peas, Buckwheat, Ensilage Seed Corns, Late Seed Potatoes, etc. Write for Wood's Crop Special giving prices and in teresting information. Mailed free on request. T. W, WOOD & SONS, SEEDSMEN, - Richmond, Va. Aim.ttiw.vn STitXT rurxs. We have : ? . ... our office who can mnki 1 advert.*'.:. ? 1 ftlrly brletln with srlllng Injts; otl.^r m n who actunfTy 'Think 'a I ... I." Experience has taught them how luce id ? tidlnc 'bat will "get the builnesi." Our , h ..1.:j !>''' Is at your ser? vice Advfcc free. FREEMAN ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC., | '?' .al Building, t:.-hmond. .. .. Virginia. 'Phone Msdleon S41I :_ AIR BRAKE FOLK More Than 200 Delegates Hear Opening Addresses and Re? ports at Jefferson. Two hundred and' twenty delegates were present yesterday morning when Rev. George AV. McOanle), D. D., of tho First Baptist Church, opened tho nine? teenth annual convention of the Air Brake Association with prayer. To nether With the visiting women tho representation nearly itllcd the Jct foraon auditorium. Governor .Mann welcomed the visi? tors un behalf of the Commonwealth. A similar welcome was extended for the city by AV. 11. Adams, vice-president of tlte Board of /Cider in en, und on behalf 01 Richmond's business men. by T. M. Carrington, president of the Chamber of Commerce. M. J. Caplcs, fourth vice president of the Cheeapcuko and Ohio Hallway, extended the greetings of the local railroad men. Tho response for the delegates was made by President W. li. llunllfy, of the Air "rake Asso? ciation. President's Report. President lluntlcy opened the busi? ness session at 10:45 o'clock with ins annual report. Like tho addresses Which followed it was extremely tech? nical in its nature. Reports were heard from tho secretary and the treasurer. Crawford P. McGlnnis pre? sented a paper on "The Job Behind the Cleaning bate." Topical discus? sion followed on the subject. ".Slid Plat Wheels on Passenger Cars," proposed by the Manhattan Air Brake Club. The afternoon meeting was taken up i n tircly with an Illustrated lecture by W. V. Turner, on "Recent Air Brake Developments." Discussion en th" last named sub? ject will open the business meeting this morning at 9 o'clock, and will be followed It, the course of the dny by three addresses on related air brake, subjects. Tim entertainment features to-day will be matinees for tho visit? ing Women at the Colonial and Em pire, and the annual ball at 9 o'clock In the Jefferson auditorium. Tile city of llichmond entertained lust night at a musical in honor of the visitors. Polk Miller ana his dark) quartet being the chief atiractione. W. T. Dabncy, business manager of the Chamber of Commerce, presented Mr. Miller as the "foremost fun-mukvr lu th<- South." and from the applause that iio received it was evident that he liv? ed tip to his introdueticn. The enter? tainment elided with an Informal u.l lice. INSURANCE MEN MEET W. li. Allen elected President ?>f l.ocnl t ndervrrlter*.' Association. The Virginia Lifo Underwriters" As ?delation hold Its twentieth annual meeting nt the Jefferson Hotel Mon? day night. Tin- association was founded in 1*:":;. I with the late Colonel .1 B. Carv as its first president, ami has continued Its useful work ever since. The meet? ing was presided, over by T. Gamett To 'b. president for I911-1V13. After some interest rig reports had i been read by the various committees ib.- election o: officers for the com in? year was gone Into and resulted as follows: President, W. B. Allen: First Vlce President, }?; M. Crulohtield: Second Vice-Presldent, Carroll li. Jones: >>?<? I'Otary und Treasurer. Arthur P. AVil mer. Executive Committee?T. a. Taub. X. 1.'. Sills. B. H. Love. Addresses Were made by S. B, LOVC, on "The Influence of our Business," und by X. D. Sdlls on "National Asso. elation Work " Short talks wore also mad- by W. W. Hard wick.-. .1. C. lion bin, W. II. Allen. T. G. Tabb. C. H. Jones, a. p. Wllmcr, C. E. Wort ham, 3d. and It. B. MUltford. In addition to those above named the following are members ot the US? social ion; G. W. Hahlkc. A. B. Blair, T. A. Cary, w. s. Drcwry, W. B. Freeman, J. IV. Clraves, Cunningham Hall, John Moyler, D. R. MldyeWo Co. Fr.d PleaSauts, Duke putney, C. B. Richardson, O. Swineford, E. Strtid I wick, A. O. Swlnk, R. S. Tuck ai.d Herbert K. Ward, who wns elected -Monday night. The companies represented are the Ae-tna. 1'cnn Mutual Korthwcstcrn tuai. Prudential, Travelers, Metropoli? tan, Mutual Life, Now York Life. Equitable, Mutual Benefit, Germania, I'rovldcnt Life and Trust, Fidelity. Mutual, National of Vermont, Massa? chusetts Mutual, Reliance Lift, Sun j Life. South Atlantic Life. Now KngUnU I .Mutual and Fn'ori Central. CHARTERS ISSUED The Building construction Company.1 a Maryland corporation, domesticated I to do a building business. R. W. Ford. : Norfolk, Va., statutory agent. Capital, ' $.1.000. Norfolk Butter Company. Incorpor ' ated. Norfolk. Va. Kgg and butter business. Capital. (l.OOo to (15,000. N. P. White, president; Norman F. Levy, secretary and treasurer; Lewis Levy? all of Norfolk, Va. Virginia Hydro-Electric Company. Rig Stone flap. Va. Power Company. Capital, (10,000. J- R. Paul, presi? dent, pitisburg. Pa.: J. B- Cox, vice-! President, Johnson City. Tenn.; P. M. Butler, treasurer: R. T. Irvine. A. K. i Morlson-?all of Hii- Stone cap. Curtis & Shummay. Incorporated, Lynohburg. Vfji Cnpltal. sr.O.ono to $100.000. Building buslacas. M. II. Hhumway, president. Portsmouth, o.: P. G. Curtis, vice-president, Lynch-, burg; |C. M. Rogers, secretary and j treasurer. Buchanan, Va. The Headwnltcrs and t-ide Wa'ters I Social Club, Norfolk, Va. No cat.Hal. Poeial brganlsatlcjfi. John Cohbett, I president: Janus Blanch, vlce-presl dent .lames Harris, secretary?all of Norfolk. The Four Hundred Social and Rene- I fil ial Association. Norfolk, Va. Fra- ' ternal beneficiary association. No j capital. Percy Walker, president; E.I L. Andrew, vice-president; B. Tyncs, secretary?all of Norfolk. Va. GIFT FOR DR. CECIL Cheek From Congregation, With Leave of Absence f??r Two Weeks. On ills return yesterday from Prince? ton, wharc he delivered an address nt the HiOlli anniversary of the univer? sity's foundation, Rev. Russell Co II, ]>. I> . pastor Of the Second Presbyte? rian Church, was presented with a check and given a leave Of abse-.-.re for two waeks. Dr. Cecil haH recovered from injuries received In an automo? bile accident some weeks ago. and his congregation Is anxious for him to go away for a rest. During the latter part Of the month Dr. Cecil will go <o Bristol, whore the Genera] Assembly of the Southern Presbyterian Chun h will bo In annual session. Ho is tho retiring mo lorntor, having been elect? ed ftt the last annual meeting._ (Eo? late for Oatftftftxnrfon. _OST. TUESDAY MORNING, ABOUT 10 o'clock, an envelope, containing i $67 In currency, IK cents In coin and j several checks, amounting to ?90.15; totnl. $ 1.". 7.6 0 : between City Hall. Academy of Music, post-office, T'mcs Dfspatcli office and Mutual Building. Liberal rcwavA- ?C?V*turned to Boom '21 r., Mujjinl_ Building_ WANTED." A Y?USrT' MAN FOR THB men's furnishing department. t)I MON BOWMAN, 108 East Broad. Just Opposite Miller?& Rhoads Location Is another reason why women find this bank ideal. So easy to step in while shopping. Why not open an account with us to-morrow? Si.00 starts a savings account. Regu? lar deposits and interest at 3 per cent, soon make it a factor for your wel? fare. ad3treef Z/./J/J. Boy Killed Whde Chasing Big Rai ASHLAND NEWS NOTES ; [Special to The Times-Dispatch.1 I Ashland. Va.. May 7.?Mesdam.es I "Warren P. Taylor and. Walter Williams, ' of Richmond, wore recent guests of j Mrs. T?te Chenory. Mrs. Fielding L. W. Green has con I eluded her visit to Mrs. Josle Wright, and returned to Fredcrlckshurg. ! Miss Frances Boykln, of V. ilson, N. C, 1b the guor.t of Miss Mary llawca Tyler, of Gwathmey. Misses Blrdlo DePs/nette and Agnes. of the Southern Seminary. Petersburg, spent the week-end at their home her?. Miss Annie Macoti Potts will return Wednesday from a delightful visit to I Bedford City, Buena Vista and Chur | lottesvllle. j .T. A. Hoofnagle and Miss Clark Hoof I nagle, are In Amherst. with Mrs. J. A. I Hoof nagle, who Is very 111 at the home 1 of Mrs. Vorhees. I Miss Ethel Howard entertained at bridge on Monday night in honor of her guest. Miss Kitty Lancaster, of Blchmohd. Mrs. Anna Chcwnlng. wife of Dr. winiam Chewnlng, of Frederlcksburg, Is visiting Professor or.d Mrs. B. B. Smlthey. The Hearts Club met In the home of Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Shepherd to? night ami a delightful evening was spent. 1 >ogwood blossoms and other wild flowers were used In the decorat Ing. The guests were Mr. and Mrs. James Chcnery, E. a. Gray, sehooiar Fox, M. 1? llnrt. II. D. Knr, V/. It. Budd, J. 11. Ad.Ilson. a. P. Bridges, Meadatnes Anna Carr, Meckert, Hand. 1*1.et. Wight, Misses Peachy Fleet. Cdnde Bridges, Gthol Howard. Julia I Welalger und Augusta Nixon: Messr.s. , T.eslt.. EUls, E. I. <?. Scott, T?te Chen I cry, Krank Cox, Tom Cox and Dr. I fates. t.t Titr.it w sv.von coxvexbs. i Annual Session n' St. Mark's Church In Charlotte. Charlotte. N. <'.. May 7.?This even ling In -St. Mark's Church, the- North Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church convened in its 105th annual session. The annual sermon was delivered during this opening session by RoV. M. IM. Klnard, D. i>.. of Salisbury, presi? dent of the synod. Bev. J. E. Sil? nk, of Greensboro, whi Is vice-president an.1 srerctnry pro-tetn. of the synod, conducted the devotional service before tho sermon. Tip- business sessions of the synod will hcKln to-morrow morning and will continue through Saturday. The synod will close on Sunday after the holding of several special services. MUST SUPPORT WIFE Robert Jenkln? Ordered to Provide for III? l-'umlly. Itobert Jrnklns was .vrmlRned In Police Court yesterday morntnt; on a charge of frilling to provide for his wife and five chil? dren, ?11 under th" age or fo^rtum yam. lie was ordered by Justice Crutchtteld to contribute $-: a week lor twelve month* for their support. John Jones, colored, waived eximlnntlon on a charito o' stealing ? so'd watch from Ben Hamlln, and the caie ws? jent on to the Hosting* Court. Albert J*>nkir.8 was held for the sr.inrt ; Jury for stabbing Maria Jackron, also co:- I ored. OBITUARY .Mr*. Vlra-lulll II. Seiden. Mrs. Virginia Mlohaux Seiden, widow ' of Major Beverly Sehlen, died rit her i residence, If. North Third Street, at ":.'i0 o'clock yesterday afternoon. She i was the eldest daughter of the Intel William W. and Virginia. Bernard Mi-i clfaux. of Beaumont, Rownatnn county.! The ftiti, rat services will he held at1 Grace Episcopal ?'horch this afternoon at 5 o'clock. The interment will be made In Hollywood. I.. M. H?tt. [Special to The Tlmea-Dlapatch.1 Warsaw, Va., "May 7.?M. I,. H?tt, clerk of tho Westmoreland county court, died thla morning at U30 o'clock ! following a stroke of pnrnlysis at 0 o'eiock yestorday evening. When stricken, Mr. H?tt was onsrnged Jn i his official duties at the courthouse, it. P. Taylor. fSp'ci.ti tr, The times-Dispatch.1 Wllllamsburg, Va.. May 7.?R. P. Taylor, aged sixty-three years, a well | known citizen of James City county. I died In his home there at 10 o'clock this morning, after an Illness of many months, He was born nnd raited It: ! this county. He Is survived by his widow nnd two children, a son and daughter. The funeral will take place I from the residence to-morrow. DEATHS BON ALDI?Died, at pis residence, 300 East Baker street, m s P. M., May 6. ; Idi;. FRANK BONA DDI, In tho fif? ty-sixth year of his ago. > Funeral from St. Peter's Church I THIS AFTERNOON at 3:30 o'clock. I Friends and acquaintances Invited to attend. SELTJEX?Entered Into rest, at her residence. 15 North Third Street. a? D:?.0 P. M? May 7. 1012. VIRGINIA MICHAUX SELDEN. widow of Ma? jor Beverly R. Seiden and eldest daughter of the late William W. and Virgin'.a Bernard MlchaUX, of Beau? mont. Powhatan c:ounty. Funeral services will be held nt Grace Episcopal Church THIS AF? TERNOON at 5 o'clock. Interment in Hollywood._ Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S O A S_TLO R I A Dropped Dead in Street After Rodent Had Been Driven From Grocery Store. Excitement incident to the chase of u rat caused the <lealh of Thomas Rid? ley, nineteen years old. colored, yes? terday morning about ll:3o o'clock. Ridley was employed as a clerk by Parker & Rohin.'on, negro grocers at 111C North First Street. Among other things. It was his duty to trap and klli rats which Inf eat ed the store. About 11 o'clock yesterday he In calfd a huge rodent about the atore. Grabbing a stick, lu cnosed It frprri box to barrel until Anally the rat es? caped through th?, front door to the. street. P.ldloy pursued It, and was Joined fey several people tn tCio chase. Suddenly he collapsed and fell. At tlrat little attention was paid to him, but after lying for reveral minutes In the stiect several people noticed that something wua wrong-, and went to his aid. It was found that ho was suf? fering from it violent hemorrhage, anil medical aid was summoned. Before a physician arrived Ridley was dead. Coroner Taylor viewed the body, and pronounced eleath due to hernorrhaj?t of the lungs. TV.era will bo no In? quest. Ridley's home was /raid to be lu Duval .Street. MAYOR niCE DRFBATED. A'tornrv Wnrrcn. "Young Men's, fan. dldntc," v-In? in Brpttol. I Bristol. Va.. May ,. ? William U Rice j the veteran Mayor, and .lames w. Mort. j for many years president of the City Council, were to-day defeated for thi I Democratic nmnln-dion for the mayor? alty of Virginia Bristol by George 11 Warren, a young attorney. Wnrrcn who rerejved more votes than both hi ?ipponettts. announced himself ji? thj ''young men's candidate.'' The nomina? tion was mad.. Id a primary. MAY IRWIN WANTS TO FLY, BUT SHE IS TOO HEAVY IN ORDER TO LEAKS SHE 11A4 PLANNED I r? REDUCE HEB WEIGHT NEW WAY. May Irwin, r imnllmnt, fancy fnrmer. sportswoman* and famous ?bot. n for the Ilm time li. her lit- dissatisfied with h?i bulk. Miss Irwin ban always prided her? self on the fact that she has been supe? rior to her weight It has been t!:e> butt of her Jek*?. the plot of her comedt?m and the Inotilratlon of bor song writers, ahn has rejoiced tn It because It was 'typical ; <>f May Irwin?th? only comedienne not I afraid of her corset-maker. Now It Is ail changed, and May Irwin rends the fat : redui ':\e ads, s.h<- practices banting, she 1 studies: diel? anS refutes lauah that Mx. I hearty laiuth of hers, because, forsooth, j Iniuthter make* adipose. .So fnr all her efforts have been In vain, end she fcdnilts (hat ?fc" t? asliittned to I look a ?caleT In the fuee. Yhe secret Is that Miss Irwin ban the nvlatlntr "tig. It ?ha? (tilt her so bard tr.nf itle K wilting to for<-K'i ! almost nnythlnp for the snlto of 'ridding heriolf of the all too solid flesh that makes her effort* at ?vleulon Impossible. She hns written to friends in Denver tt> call on MarJeJfle ItotriTHOn, the famous "Fat Van? ishes n Potinn a Dayn specialist, and ofTe.-i Miss Hamilton a prir.e "ones f* frfic can rid, MIM Irwin of a gbeTd, big slice of her ?ur lHus flesh. "I ?II! cfie a prlM to Miss Hiitnllton I? she bheus me how to take oft' fifty pounds." Mlas Irwin 1? said io have -.vrltten to her friend here, "and, ns I have her.rd of the marvelous reductions mad* ?hy Mis. Hamilton; I want you to sco her and find out If there Is nny hope for me." Miss lliimlfton. from her office, ?M A. tn tiie ev:,trr.: Hank butldlnr, Denver, I 'ole., Is ready to take up .Miss IrwIn'S challenge. "I can reduce 'Miss Irwtn's Weight fifty or one hundred and fifty pounds If she wld u?e my treatment." declared the famous llitle Oalendar Qlrl to-elay. "I don't want nny prue for it. either. 1 feel I owe Miss Irwin a ureiit deal. I have enjoyed more good laughs nt her comedy than I ever had In my life anywhere else, and If she will allow mo to show her bow to reduen t shall consider It an honor to show her Just how I do It." MIjk Hamilton has written to Ml?s Irwin, making her such mi offer, and Is awaltlns; a reply to her letter. The friends e.f tho llttlo Calendnr f;irl are making a book on the proposition. The odds are. all In favor of her success. Pure Liquors for I Medicinal Use j McDuffie Malt Whiskey, full quart bottles, 75c Old Fulcher, Bumgard ner, Gibson out of the barrels. Mecklenburg and Beau font Ginger Ales. Geo. McD. Blake & Co. No. 00 Broad Street.