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Goad?" asked* Attorney R. II. WalFis
Xor tho defense.
"No, sir," answered ?'lande.
"Wag ho In your t.'nclo Sidim's Uno
of lire'.'"
"Jle might have been."
"Did you shoot Judge Hassle?"
"1 did not."
Fired 1'our Shots at Uoad.
Continuing, Claude >sald ho llrod four
?holt, aiming eacb time at the head ol
Dexter Ooad. Then his pistol stopped
working. In the meantime, said tho
Witness, h'ldna Allen hud advanced to?
ward tlie officers, and Cluude got bo
hlnd him for protection. A-s sown ai
possrble he reached the street. There
he saw .sidna Allen, and saw Mr. (load
und others Siegln to tire from the steps,
and Sidna returning the shots.
On the court green, Claude -aid, hu
met his brother, Victor Allen. Who
said to him; "For Uod's sake, don't
bhout any more."
Having but bwo cartridges left,
Claude, afraid to go anywhere without
more, triod to get into the drug store
opposite, but war, prevented by thoso
<'ii t;.. Inside nolding the door. Then
he described the departure of the Al?
iens for their homes.
When arrested, Bald Claud.', he had
tWO plstPls. Uno of these was his own,
Which he had s-curcd that morning
from tils brother, who had Just brought
it to llilisville. *t'he othsr was handed
to hltri ;'ft'r the shooting, he thinks, by
Ski tin ISdwards. It was empty when
he got it.
Judge Staples ruled out questions
regarding Claude Swanson Allen's
wanderings In the mountains during
the two weeks he was at large. It
was held that It was sufficient to know
he had been a fugitive from Justice.
In conclusion of his direct examina?
tion, the witn-ss su'.d ne attended Fair
view School, and took a course in
r-horthaiirt and typewriting in ?? busi?
ness college lr. Kalsigh. He had ex
pect ad to marry during the ??0mii:g
The cross-examination was conduct?
ed by John S. Drap sr. Answeilng a
question as to why ho whispered witn
his father In the bar Just before the
I hooting. Claude said r.e thought 't was
not right to speak aloud In the court?
house. He felt sur;.- that h'ldna Alien
Ohd Dexter Coal fired the lirst shots
at practically the sann- time.
After the tragedy Claude said he
went home. Th?n he secured s-?rn?; on*
to carry the mall for his brother, and
went back to the north side of th*
mountain "to see what the bays wire
going to do?whether they would glee
themselves up or not." lie was uhuble
to see them, as they had gone.
On his way home that day he secured
somi cartrldnis from toe store of Siona
Allen, his uncle. He had not rfesu
Sidna Allen since that time, he said.
On redirect examination ?"laude said
that ho had heard or seen nutnlug at
any time pr ? .ding the shooting which
would lead him t-? believe that Floyd
Allen conspired with any other persoit
to bring about the tragedy.
Victor Allen on "?tnnd.
Second only to the evidence, of Claud j
Allen in lnl< rest was that of Victor
M. Allen, the older of the two sons of
Floyd Allen, the prisoner at the bar.
Victor Is twenty-nln i years oil. mar?
ried and has two children. He owns
Iiis own farm, adjoining his father's,
and is a rutal mall carrier from Can i
post-office. Ho hud not been w-e!l and
did not go to Hlllsvllle at the begin?
ning of his father's trial. He received
n message to bring' his cousin, Sidna
ICdwardS, to court as a witness, and did
r<o. He was In the courtroom when the
Jury came in the evening before the
.??hooting. Victor sabi h? was right
: .inded. but thnt he could shoot with
?Mther hand. This was in reference to
the evidence of a witness, who said
he saw Victor and Sidna Allen on that
evening standing by th.-> bar when tln>
Jury enme in, each with hi* right hand
? ?n n pistol.
Victor Allen had left his own pistol
.it home, but had brought his brother
Claude's to Hlllsvllle. When they
roomed together. Victor gave It 10
Claude to lay on a table, and the next
morning the young brother took it.
The witness said Sidna F.dwardS also
had a pistol.
On the fatal morning Victor was In
the courtroom. He heard a shot tlr<?d,
then hbw Dexter Qoad begin to shoot
Wesley Edwards, Hose by hlni. said
?something, but he did not catch it
Having no way to protect himself or
to stop what was going on. said Victor,
be left the courthouse as soon as he
COtild and waited on the green. He de
We've Turned the Tables
Everybody's astonished at our splendid
, showing of/?< color shirts at $1.00. They
; looked good to us when we placed our
order but. fact it, they "open up"
1 even better!
? Madras and pereaU soli shirts in clean
I cut stripes and neat figured effects. Stiff
cuffs?various sleev? lengths.
I Pleated bosoms in neat stripes and
; figures. Plenty of black-on-whitc pot
I Soft, silky soisetles in white, tan, grey,
hrlio. and cream with eelf-colored stripes,
; (itt full and free. Soft double cuffs.
i J'ou can quote us at staling that these art
typical $1.50 shirts at$l.
They tip the scales at 10 ounces. Out
tropical suits. During this hot spell they
?pell coolness and comfort. $15 and $20.
becool and calf and coll r<i:d~"C otnf y '
Clothes tn rcajtness.
lC\r\*~Varr\ih Go
6?7 East Broad Street
nied positively having * pistol. Oi
. tile gte.-n he saw Sldna Allen firing.
I Victor proceeded to the feed Stahle.
where he wax later Joined by the olh
I crs. When Floyd Allen broke his leg
I there, vino: remained with him ami
did not go to his home. II? was or- 1
rested with his father and has slncui
; that time been In Jail, lie hud heard
nothing which could bJ Interpreted to
indi ate a conspiracy.
Pistol t?r Protection.
Asked cross-examination by W. ?
Poage why he took a big pistol on a
, peaceful mission to court, he said he
\ did not know whjri ho left Home but
that he might leturn oh Wednesday
' night at a late hour, and he had to
. go through the mountains. Jlc told
, -.f wearing a black scarf at the time
? ?f the shooting, this bulng a point of
Identification mentioned by a witness"
who claims to have s:cn Victor take
part In the "hooting.
"What did Wesley KdwardB do?" In',
was a-k'd
'Took out his pistol and shot in the
direction of thu clerk's desk."
"How fast?"
"I didn't stay to see."
"Did you sou I'rlel Allen?'
"Yes. on the Hour in the rear of the
courtroom. I did not ?ce him with a
"Did you see Sldna LMwards?"
"I saw him as 1 got to the door, and
aLso on the green. I .-aw no pistol in
? his hands/'
I on the green, the witness saw Wes
[ ley Edwards raise his pistol toward
I the courthouse, but did not know if he
shot, lie maintained that he did not
know whether hie father. Floyd Allen,
had <i pistol or not.
In accounting fer the parties. Victor
Allen was much more satisfactory than
Claude. The latter eouid see nothing,
It seemed, save Dexter (.load.
Victor said he could not locate the
first shot, but that the noise sounded
us though it were beyond his father.
This would put It ariioim the court of?
The stable episode was told at
length. Kloyd Allen made tho young
stable keeper give him a bugey that
j belonged !<? another, but which he
J could not ride In because of his
l wounds. Victor Allen could not ex
! plain why ho did not get his own
; buggy, except that his lather had
called for the other. The witness said
be old not go to th.- stable to get the
Imises ready for departure just after
the shooting, but to get .iway from the
combat in the courthouse.
On redirect examination, Virtor Al?
len said he would have remained In
1 the court loom had h" had a pistol, and
Ion recross-examlnatlon, he *aid that
I he might have used his pistol Just as
] the others did.
Relatively I ntniportant.
I The morning testimony was rela?
tively unimportant. Mrs. David Avers
! told of the wound received by her sis
of New Hampshire
Ask a dozen persons what attraction brings
them hack to the White Mountains summer
after summer, and you might get a dozen dif?
ferent replies: ?., . . e,.
1 I he sneer beauty ot Iho moun?
tains, woods and vistas.
The complete detachment and
rest from the outside world.
The mere joy of living in the de?
lirious, life-giving air.
The out-of-door life?poll", ten?
nis, trumping, climbing, motoring,
The social gnyety.
The charming people you are
thrown with?the valuable friend?
ships made.
You will find all thcfe things at
the big hotels, but you will also lind them ai the many
lit lie hotels and delightful boarding houses.
Summer train schedule is effective June; 24th
Famous lintel*
Intervale Housn
Intervale, N.M.
Car.arlty l-'"
Tho Halsanin
IMxmIIh Notch. N.II.
Caracliy aw
The Mount Pleasant
nretton Woods, S.U.
Capacity s:s
Fnbynn House
hbynn, N.II.
Capacity an
Sc ml for Free Booklets
that will give you all tho facts, with
Ml. Mmlison flonae
fiorham, N.II.
TI^MonMWnshlnjrloa ?tes of;iiotrls and boarding house,
Hi . hihi Woods, N.II.,
Capacity coo
The Crawford House
Craw f.irtl Notch, M.S.
Twin Mountain House
Twin M..in,ium. N.II.
Address Vacation Rvrf.au, Tub Nr.tv
BkglaMd Lines, Rook 831 South Station,
M iptenooU Hotel ,t Inn New l'rntil? Hnime.t Cot.
Hetaleham, Uaplewood ?*??, KrnnconU Notch,
.stallen. N.II. N.II. rm
Capacity WO CapaottylOO
The Hlnclslr . ? The Wanmhak A Cot.
fletMehein, N.lt, h>ss?,.leffer?6ii,N.II.
Capacity soa Cspnctiy.sso
Monntidn View House Sillium Hill llnuae
Wh t" nehl. N.11. Sugar till. N.II.
Capacity IM Capacity soo
icr-in-law, Mist? nottio Ayors. it en?
ternd th<; left side of tin? back and
came out under the right brcivst. Mrs
Ayers was in the courtroom, but said
that she and tin- dead girl won- so
Jostled by the crowd Into every post
tion that it was Impossible to say
from which direction the fatnl shot
was ilrcd.
Her bus bund say a deputy sh-rtft |
with three pistols In the court room j
that morning. On cross-examination
she described this deputy as wearing
white duck trousers, to the amusement
of the crowd. Discussion of those
trousers occupied some time.
It was continued during th<' OXSml
nation of tho J. Burnett, who failed!
to confirm the pants theory of identi?
fying a. deputy sheriff. It scented
that tli" men who it was thought had
th" three pistols did not answer to
Mrs. Ayers's description.
Burnett said he had held no conver?
sation with Sidna Allen and Floyd
i Allen about keeping horses, it then
turned out that it was Burnett'? son
whom Floyd Allen Is said to hive
told that he had not long to stay III
llilisvilio that morning.
Treasurer J. B. Marshall, of Carroll
county, had in his possession for a
time a pistol which proved to be
Sheriff Webbs, it contained four
cartridges. Mr. Marshall. shedding
further light on those white duck
j pants, said that Deputy Sheriff Dalton,
who it was supposed, hud ?vorn them,
' had a red mustache. As he had
been de-scribed us clean shaven, tills
I further complicated matters.
S. e. Gardner saw Mr. Foster's bul
I'ts. I.ut no pistol,
j Walter S. Tlpton, of lilllsviiie, one
I Of the attorneys for Floyd Allen at
I the time of the courthouse shooting,
i gave Victor Allen a good reputation.
He had not heard Claude? and Fuel's1
discussed. The Floyd Allen caae, he
said, !.ad b.-cr. continued once cm the
j motion of tho Commonwealth. He had j
i not seen anything which would In
idlcate conspiracy.
! Mr. Draper objected to this quos- |
liov. saying it was unlikely that Mr.
Tlpton, being a reputable citizen and
attorney, would hear of such a con?
spiracy. But the court said that the
question might be allowed. The wit?
ness said he would have reported any- i
thing of the sort if he had heard It.
Mid .Not Know They Were Armed.
On cross-examlnatldh, Mr. Tipton
said he did not know that Floyd Allen
and the others of the family were
armed In court. Floyd become very
angry with O. W. Edwards duiing the
trial, and the witness calmed hint.
It then came out that Judge Massle
had made some remarks to the Aliens
at the last December term of the court
about Interfering with witnesses. At
that time Floyd Allen arose and dc- j
nled he had been guilty of such prac- i
tlcos, whereupon Judge Massle said ha
wus glad to hear it.
If necessary, added the judge, he,
would bring In the State troops In or
der to have Justice In the Carroll,
i court.
In addition. Judge Mussic t'jld Jack
Allen, then an officer, not to serve a
warrant In any case growing out of
in. schoolhouse row. which had pre?
cipitated all the trouble.
Harriett Allen, a son of Jack, It was
brought but. had sworn out a warrant
for perjury against Deputy Sheriff
Samuels, from whom the Edwards
>i e wi re taken by Floyd Allen.
J. Cabell Strickland, the next wit?
ness, hud helped Floyd Allen at tho
hotel where ho was taken when wnund
i ed. Ills evidence ?*as unimportant.
; Judge Staples refused to permit a
question as to whether the witness
had received threats of personal VlOl
, dice because he hud helped the defense
get witnesses.
Recalled to the stand. Jack Allen said'
' he had never had a warrant for Sam
' uels. but nad one for Peter Faster, the
principal witness against Floyd Al?
len, for shooting nt Floyd. It was
this process of which Judge Massie
had spoken. Jack told of a row he had
i With Samuels, and of .1 pistol drnw
? lug contest in which both engaged
j without injury.
Jessie William? testified that he
heard Deputy Sheriff Edwards say that
Sheriff Webb fired once or twice before
Floyd Allen shot. On cross-examina?
tion the witness said hi worked for
Jack Allen. Williams was tho only
witness of the afternoon session save
Victor and Claude Allen.
' Result ?f Second Hay's Way In Carolina
Golf Association Tournament.
Wilmington. N. C, May 10.?The second
I day's play of the third annual tournsun.-m
' p- the Carolins Golf Association here to-day
I resulted 111 another victory for th- Capo
'Fear Country Ciyb. of Wilmington, tho four
pi ayors roms'n'ini; In the championship
. flltrVit affcr tlm day's eliminations belns
i nr inhere of the local organization?It. 11.
i Owaltney, N MaoBae, H. C. Hridcers and
.1 W. Carmlchaol. The Cape War Country
Club ajso win? the t.om championship lor
i the Carolinas, end Henry Clark Hrldsers, of
Tarboro, m*nib*r of tl ? same club, non Iba
1 nvdal .'or the lowest score In the qualinia
lion rounds
The Brldscwood Club, Columbia, S. C,
gets the Ml" tournament Officers of the
association are E. J. Bend, Charleston.
pr< silent; H. LH Kapalje. Wllmit.gton. and
?;. \Y. Walts. Durham, vice-presidents; W. ?
M. Shand. Columbia, S. C, secretary und i
treasurer, j
agf.d in<*hland farmer
takes fir&t auto ride
Monterey, Vs.. May 10?Tracking only two
years of the century mark. Cyrus col air, the
oldesi citizen of Highland and doubt less one
of the eldest mm in Virginia, took it Is first
automobile ride a few days ago. Contrary
to expectations, tho venerable farmer evi?
denced no fear or distrust peculiar to ex?
treme old our or second childhood, hut
eremed to appreciate to the lim.t the novel
Mr. Colaw has been a lifelong resident of
the beautiful Crabbottom Valley, and al?
though nlnety-elghl years of ape. retains
a remarkable llrmnoss. of step and possesses
a us*- of his mental faculties far above tan
normal for one so old.
Ills memory runs back to the days of the,
toe.path and pack-horso, and when this
section of the stale was little less than a
dense wilderness. He 1? a rareful reader
Of the newspapers and keep* abreast of the
time.* alone tlis line eif Invention and g??n
eral proRn-sr lie says he hopes to rce an
HToplnno cross the- A lie ghunlcs before he
To-Morrn? > Hie line.. Norfolk anil
Western's the Way.
The Sunday seashore excursions from
Richmond to Norfolk. Virginia Beach,
Cape Henry and Ocean View, via Nor?
folk and Western Railway, will begin
to-morrow, Sunday, May 12, and con?
tinue each Sunday throughout the
Stimm Jr. The fare is only one dollar
and llfty cents round trip .to either
resort. A fast special train will leave
Richmond at 8:10 A. M. every Sunday,
arriving Norfolk 10:.">0, and leave Nor?
folk 7:10 P. M., arriving Richmond
10:26. Tlie excursion tickets will also
be honored on the "Cannon Ball,"
which leaves at 9 A. M.. arrives Nor?
folk ll;2J, and leaves Xorf.dk I; 1T,
J\ M.. arriving Richmond fJ:3fi, Phis
train carries a Pullman parlor car.
Both of these trains run solid between
the two cities, thus avoiding the in?
convenience of change of cars or trans?
fer. Tickets on sale only al Byrd
Str ft Station.
District Passenger Agent.
Death Claims Veteran Who Was
Noted for His Bravery in
Mosby's Command.
H. cor.K .ionnax.
Henry Cole Jordan. Confederate vet?
eran and one of the b<5t known Pit!- ?
r.enn of Richmond, died yesterday
morning at I o'clock at his hom?. 2CU
Grove Avenue. He had - suffered for
some time from an affection of tne
heart, and for the last f-w weeks had
iieeu confined to his home. H? was
sixty-six years of arj*. The funeral \
will take place from his 'lorao 5,0
morrow afternoon at o'clock. The
services will 1>c conduc-t-d by Rsv.
Landon K. Mason, ? ho ,?erv?d with
him in the war, and Rev. J. Calvin
Bvcry veteran of Mosby's command :
In the city has been invited to attend
the funcrul as an honorary ipali-fbearer. '
Among them will be Colonel William
H, Chapman. W. U?n Palmer and Krank
Rahm. The active patl-tbearers will
be Stuart Ford, Feiid Wllbon, O. Cn.m
ning Ruskell, William Jenkins. George
M. Cease, Barney Meyers, Thomas
Kneitings and Krank Anthony.
Mr. Jordan, who was born and reared
ir, this city, became a memiber of Mos
by's command In 1S64, when he was
less than eighteen years old. It Is
said that he walked from Richmond
to Colonel Moshy's headquarters and
unceremonlbusly entering the chief's
tent announced that he hHd volun?
After a few moments- the colonel
dismissed him with scant notice, say?
ing that he was too young to take
part in syeh serious business The
boy's rejoinder probably would have
sent an older man to the guardhouse,
hut Mosby recognized that It was Just
that kind of material that made his
command famous, and ordered him to
enlist and get a horse the best way
he could. He remained with the com?
mand until after the surrender of Lee
and Johnston, taking part In most ot
I the famous engagements, though he
never received a wound of any ^ ? ? 11 -
Known tor Hin Oaring.
Though he was known as one Of the
most d.irlr.g of Mosby's men. Mr. Jor
! dan was modest, lie rarely. If ever,
discussed the war except when In con
? versatlon with one of his old com
! rades. Mention Is made of him fre?
quently In the many books that havo
been written of Mosby and his men.
but there Is no full record of his ser?
vice except where his name appears
as sergeant in Company P. in which
i ho enlisted. He was a m mbcr of R.
j K. Lee Camp. Confederate Veterans,
j and of other Confederate organiza
i tlons.
??While 1 hive known Mr Jordan."
said Colonel William II. chapman la-st
night, "sine- he enllM'edj?? boy several
years younger than I, It has been Im?
possible for me nr any one else to get
an adequate Idea of his record be
cause of his reticence. lie would r*-.
caslonally discuss an incident hero and
there, but was opposed to publicity of
any kind. I know that he was one
of the bravest men in Colonel Mosby's
command, and that ho was In every
engagement that lu could get in.
seemed to me a man absolutely with?
out fear. He had been under me in
many raids wherjj the squads were
made up of volunteers from any com?
pany in the command. Wrhen the rem?
nant of our bai.i started In the direc?
tion of Richmond aftir hearing of the
surrender of Lee at Arppomattox, he
was one of those who gave up their
arms upon hearing that Johnston had
surrendered, <n N'orth Carolina and
that tho war really was over."
After the war Mr. Jordan wa< for a
number of years connected with the
Chesaipeakd and Ohio Railway Com?
Chief Witness So Far Against
Judge Archbald Recalled
to Stand.
Washington. Mac 10.?Edward J.
Williams', of Scran ton. Pa., chief wit?
ness so far rigalnst Judge Robert v\.
Archbald, of the Commerce Court, to?
day practically denied before the
House Committee on the Judiciary
some of the testimony he had fflvon
against the Judge on Wednesday.
Williams was a partner with Judge.'
Archbald' in negotiations for buying;,
a culm bank from tho Krlo Railroad
to sell at a profit of $12.000 to tne
Lackawunna and Wyoming Railroad,
The Judge at that time had thj Brio's
so-called lighterage eases In his court.
Tho committee is Investigating lo de
cldc It impediment proceedings
should be brought against the judge.
A. S. Worthlngton, counsel for the
accused jilrist. undertook the redirect
examination of Williams, and called
his attention to the copy of an as?
signment of the culm lmnlc property
that he was alleged to have made t"
W. P, Roland and "a sllen' party."
Previously Williams had admitted
I having such an assignment ??etoro he
procured option, on the Erie culm
banks, and had explained that the
"silent party'" was Judge Arcbbald.
To-day, however, upon reading a ropy,
of the assignment against Williams
declared it was not the paper he "ad
s-giitd. 11?; admitted that th ; signa?
ture attached was his. but repudiated
'.is contents. This led Attorney
Worthington to ask the witness if he
? v, r drank, lie said that he old. and
admitted it was possible he might
have ligned pipers tort he COUlJ not
now recall.
Williams also repudiated the letter
Introduced In evidence Wednesday. In
which he related having told W. H.
ltoland tl"-nt If h- had discounted one
of Judge Arehbald's notes a case he
had bettors that Jurist, which was de?
cided against him, might haw re?
sulted differently, The witness ad
mitted having said som< thing like that
to ltoland. but ho denied that the lan?
guage used in the) letter In evidence
signed bv him ever came from his
it w.is also developed on cross-ex?
amination that Judge Archhald paid
Williams'' fare from Scranton to
i Washington, that the latter might re?
spond to lha subpoena from th\ Judi?
ciary court to appear before It. Wil?
liams said ho did not hnve i^- njoney,
and that he had askeil Judge Archibald
i to loan him the fare.
When the i-oiijmltteo adjourned for
; the day Williams was cautlogied hi"
Chairman Clayton to talk to no on.*
? about the case. Me will tie recalled
! to-morrow.
! W. P. Roland and C. O. Rolnnd. who
? figure in the ArctVbold cbarges, and
i who were Instrumental In bringing
1 th-'m to the nttf\it!on of the Depart?
ment of Justice, ware present during
I the hearing. They will not bo callei]
to testify until Monday. Interstate
! Commerce Commissioner Meyer, who
; llrst called President Taft's attention
. to :h.> ehnrg^s against Judge Arch
bald, will be asked to testify to-mir
I row when Willlams's examination Is
! finished.
Veteran?, neturn Tn-Tlny.
Tie npeclal ear over the Southern Rail?
way, carrying delegates from Richmond to
the Confederate Veteran!' Reunion In M.i
eon, <?a.. will reach liere on the return
j trip this mornlnc at S:40 o'clock.
\rre?.ted for I.urern.r.
I .1 A Fisher was nrrr?.te",l yesterday on a
! charffe o* steal Inn a small sum of money
from Horace A. farter.
J Mslor ."mlth. entered, was locked up at
[the First Police Stullon on a charge ST as
?SUltlliff his Tvffe'
piincml of Dr. Ilrrniliin.
[Special to The Tlmea-Dtffpatdi.]
Frederloksburg, Vs., May 10.?The
body o: Dr. Dabney Uerndon, who died
at bis honiv. in Alexandria, Wednes?
day, at the age of eighty-one years, a
former resident of this city, was
brought hero to-day, and interment
was made in the family burying ground
In the City Cemetery. The funeral
took place from St George's fvplscop.il
Church this afternoon, conducted by
<Rev. K. J. McBryde, D. D.
Sirs, Jlnry I'rlre.
[Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.]
L-ynchhurg, Va., May 10.?Mrs. Mary
Price, wrr* or a. U. Price, a Main Stn ej
merchant, and a daughter ot the late
M. Franklin, died at ail early hour
tub* moc/ilng, Mrs. Price was a na?
tive of Bedford county, having bacn
born there thirty-one yeah) ago. She
received her education iis> the Black
Ston0 Female institute. .-Mid was later
man led to Dr. Watt Fuqua. a young
physician* t,<{ JVdford county. She
Was left a wiilww after three years,
siid in mot; was married to Mr. .Trice,
lifter vvnieu she carat to Lynchburc
to live.
Mrs. Price was a merrtber of the
First Presbyterian Clmrch, ami she Is
survived by her husband two small
children, a sister, Miss Jenning Frank?
lin, of IVynehburg, nlso survives her,
Jobu lllckkon,
! [Fpeeial t" The Times-I 'ispaich.]
i I/ynchbttrg, Va., May in.?John Hick
son died this MOrMng at ? o'clock at
his home. "Oak Grove." on Fort Hill,
death coming after an Illness cover?
ing a period ot a year, during ajl of
which time lie" declined steadily, and
his demist' was due to general de?
bility. Mr. ilickson was tho pioneer.
Wholosulc lumber dealer" of Lynch'
burg, having Come here in 1376, and
a few* years afterwards launched the
! Unat wholesale lumber business of tho
city, with which he v.as actively as?
sociated until his health be^an to fail,
a year ago, which forced his retire?
ment from active life- He was a na?
tive- of Canada, and was in tin s. \t\ ?
nilith year of his life at the time
of his death.
Before leaving Canada Mr. Hlckson
married Miss Ann Beuttlo, also a na?
tive of Canada, who. together with
the following sis children, survive
him: William H. Hlckson and M. B,
Hlckson, of Lynchburg; John Hlckson,
Jr.. und It. It Hlckson. of Chcraw.
S C, and Mis. W. 11. Wlllard, of
Greensboro, n. t'.. and Mrs. Lawrence
N. Pierce, of Lynbhburg.
Mr. Hlckson was n member of West?
minster Prosbytcrlan Church. He
served the church a long time In the
capacity "of ideacon, kind was then,
chosen one of the elders, which nosl
tlon hu occupied at thu time of h'*
Mrs. lim um Mays).
[Special to The Times-Dispatch. J
I.ynohburif, Va., May :t.?Mrs. Emma
May.-, aUcd fifty-two, widow of C. W.
Mays, who died four months ago, died
hi hoi- homo in cuboid Street Thursday
night, having been paralyzed a tew
days before the death of bur husband.
She was a member of the Rlvermont
Avenue Methodist Church, and leaves
four children. Mrs. Mays, who was
U Miss McCraw, was a native of Am?
tierst county, tind had lived hero
twenty-two years.
Miss) i:il/n B, Snern.
Miss Eliza E. sacra died at her homo
at Oliver, Hanover county, yesterday.
The funeral will be held in the chapel
at Oliver to-morrow afternoon at .1
i 'cloi k. Ml-s Saora leaves a brothel",
Jeff Sacra, of Richmond, and two sis?
ters, Mrs. Henry Lay no and Miss
Mollle K. Sacra.
CLARKE? Dl-d, at her residence. SO*
West Marshall Street, at 5 o'clock;
Thursday afternoon. MRS. MARY M.
CLARKE. She Is survived by her
bus 'and. Charles p. Clarke, and nlno
Funeral frym her lato residence
SATURDAY MORNING at 11'o'clock.
Interment in Oakwood,
PINCH?Died, nt the Virginia Hospital,
Friday. Mav 10, at 9:35 P. M., ALICE
SMITH PINCH, wife of John W.
Pinch. She is survived by her hus?
band, son, J. D., and one daughter,
Elisabeth Louise.
Funeral notice later.
Jacksonville, Roanokc, Lyhchbtirn
papers copy._
Wcrraoted To Cure .
Pi HAt lilt.
Change of Schedule on
Norfolk & Western Railway
Effective Sundny, May 12, 1012, ad?
ditional trains for Norfolk will leave
Richmond on Sundays only at S:10 A.
M. and P. M. Train's leaving ft
A, M. and 1:10 P. M for Norfolk will
run dally as usual, bur train leaving
at it P. M. will run every day except
"If the Sea Could Tell"
Swift and silent?almost like a ghost ship?tin gutted by
human hand and without a visible sign of life aboard her, a
beautiful sailing vessel roamed the seas until picked up by a
millionaire's private yacht.
Around this pivotal episode Mrs. C. N. Williamson has
woven a marvelous story of love and adventure. A story
which carries the reader from chapter to chapter with ever-in?
creasing interest. A story whose action takes you half around
the world. A story dealing entertainingly with mystery.
Delightful ! Entrancing ! Thrilling !
Begins Soon in the Illustrated
Sunday Magazine of this paper
Phone Monroe 1,
Circulation Manager.

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