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Social and
Personal
A special dispatch to the New York
Herold from Hot Springs, Vu., yester?
day sa'd:
Mr. Kermlt rtooKevelt .arrived to-day
from Oyster Bay, N. Y? anil Is a g?ost
of Mr. and Mra. Joseph Wlllard, of
Rlcnrnond. With the Misses Delle and
Elizabeth Wlllard. he took a swim In
the pool this morning snd nil three
spent the afternoon In the saddle."
Guests "? the Mnnalon*
Mr. nnd Mrs.. Join, B. Tuggle, of Not
toway county, nr? the guests of Gov?
ernor and Mrs. William Hod Res Maun.
In the Executive Mansion for a fev.
days. They ware guerits nt dinner last
evening at thu homo of Mr. Toggle's
sister, Mrs, It. <>? Thornton, at her
homo on Monument Avenue. Mr. and
Mrs. Tuggi? will rcttun to their home
thin afternoon.
Ill tha .North.
Mr. and Mr-. M. O. Eeltig left Rich?
mond on Monday for a trip to Atlantic
City. Philadelphia und New York. Miss
J.ydln 8telnhac.li and Miss Elizabeth
Mnson will Join Mr. and Mrs. . oRIg
next week In Atlantic City, where they
will remain for some time.
Mrs. Byrd Warwick and her daugh?
ter. Miss Evelyn Byrd Warwick, who
have boen visiting at "Kurmlngton."
tho home of Mis. Warner Wood?. a"e
now in New England. Mrs Warwick
and her daughter will spend tho re?
mainder of thu hummer in Bast Glou
? ?? ster, Mass.
It el limed to lllcbmond,
Miss Phyllis Taylor, who recently
spent several weeks visiting' relatives
and friends In Woodblock, has returned
to her home In this city. Miss Taylor
was also a member of ? very attractive
cAmp'ng party In the mountains of
West Virginia for ten rtays prior to
h< r return id Rlahmond.
Motored to Staunton.
Clsrenco A. Seaton left Monday In
his automobile to spend some time
with Mrs. Seaton and chtldrn. who are
summering with Mrs. Peaton's parents.
Mr. and Mrs J. W. Tod:!, at their home
near Staunton. Mr. S*at6h I* a. prom?
inent membt r of the Richmond Cotin
Imini; To 11 ii.
Mrs. Harrison Nutting, who has been
visiting h*r mother. Mrs. A V. Word.
In this c'ty. left this wocU for the
rth. Mrs. NUttlng Will join Mr.
Nutting on the coast of Maine for n
: lav of several weeks.
Miss I^ouls* Word Is among the
guests at a house party given at the
Gardner cottage nt Virginia Bee 1;
this week. Mlrs Word will not ret irn
to Richmond until the first week of
August.
Attractive Linn l ete.
The Junior department of Centenary
Methodist Episcopal Sunday -ennui wlh
g've a very altrai tlve lawn party from
Du nlop Flour
It Makes Everything
The Duntop MHts Kicfii
Children's White Canvas
Butten Shoes, $1.00
ALBERT STEIN
KIM. OF SIIOKS,
5th and Broad
DETROIT lits RANGES,
A LASKA REFRIGERATORS,
OLD HICKORY PCnXITCRE.
sin.II ONLY BY
J?RGEN
VACATION SHOES
For the Little Tots to the Grown-ups,
Hopkins Furniture Co..
7 West Broad St.
Cash or Credit.
Embltn-.p. Wreaths
and Sprays of un?
usual quality?a,t
moderate prices.
Phono Mad. C30.
Furniture, Carpets
and Stoves
ROTHERT & CO.
Fourth and Broad
HROAD AT SECOND.
Semi-Annual Clearance Now In
Progress.
nnlng June 1, this store will doseBeg
1 o'clock Saturday and 5 o'clock other
days for the summer months.
Sydnor & Hundley, Inc.
Grace and Seventh.
A Famous Nerr York Chef Saldi
"1 could as easily do without (lour.
In baking, na without Sauer'? .Ex?
tracts."
Unequaled for cakes. lco?. custards,
puddings, saucos. eta
VIIUI'.. VAMLLA,
$2.00 Shirt Waists,
95c
Ili^'h and Dutch neck, others
with Bailor collars; some trimmed
heavily with Val., others with
embroidery; with or without
peplums.
eight to eleven o'clock on Friday
evening. The affair will take place In
ird of tho K'chtnond Art Club,
oomur of Grace ami Belvldere streets.
The yaid will be strung with bright
colored lanterns and garden roses and
a committee} of young girls will servo
refreshments at small tables and;
booths,
Boating I'nrlj.
A boating party left Frelorlcksburg j
Saturday night on Mr. Carter's launch.
ThalSi consisting of Mr. and Mrs. W.
I>. Carter. Misses Salllo. Lucille and ?
Ltmlra Carter. Miss Delia Wright, of;
Tappahaniior.k; Oruco Vest, of Rich-I
mond; ICathlccn Waller, of Alabama;!
<:. a. Hurkamp, F. T. Sutton. Jr.. Sum
Lacy and I>r. J. M. Hughes, of Rich-j
rnondj M.^irs. Ashby, of S.tafford; Tol- I
son, of Baltimore, und Douglas Carter, j
oaturday night was spent on the
boat.
Arriving at Port Itoyal Sunday morn?
ing the party went ashore, and re
: until the afternoon, when th?
tr'p was extended further down the
river to Groer.law'a Wharf. Tho start
was mud* late Sunday evening, |
\ the night again spent on the boat,
reSi hing F.-edtrlckrburg Monday morn?
ing.
in Virginia.
j The Baltimore News of recent Issue
i contains tho following of Interest In
j Richmond, whe.ru Mrs. White has scv- I
?era! times visited relatives:
".Mrs. O. Howard White. Jr.. who ]
been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Howard
' '.'.'bite, at Paradise; left to-day to spend
the remainder of the summer with hor
i mother, Mrs. J. Southgate Lcmmon, at
Welbourne, her country place In Vlr
I g'nla."
Stay-nt-ltonae Whist Club.
Tho Stay-at-Ho.me Whist Club met
: at the hopto of Mrs. Walter K. Mar?
tin, 211 Shafer Strctt. on Monday even?
ing. Two tables were engaged and
,'.iu highest scoro was made by Mrs.
Bland Smith und Mrs. C. W. P. Brock.
Supper was served at tho card tables
i.l the conclusion of tho game. Tho
. ib will meet as usual on Monday
evening of next week at the home of
Mrs Bland Spottswood Smith, 301 Eas.t
I Grace Street
M e . ella?i.regory.
Thi marriage or m:?s WillJe A. Ore
gory and Frank P. Merello was ceic
i bratcd yesterday morning at U o'clock
?it st. Patrick's Church In this city,
the Rev. Father BranJdn performing
oerem ny. Mr and Mrs. Merello
left Immediately af:>.-r the coremony
for an extended welding trip, which
will Include Boston and other North?
ern c't'es of Interest. On their re?
turn they wll make their home at
5 West Main Street,
ilnrrleil Saturday.
In the parochial residence of the
Sacred Heart Cathedral Saturday
morning, July 20. at 11.20 o'clock. Miss
Sad ye i:. Luiapkls, daughter of Mr.
an i Mr*. Edward S. Lurapkln, was
?? :arrli i tu T. F. Sullivan, formerly of
New Brunswick, Canada, but now of
da City, the Rev. Father Kaup ofll
ciaUni.
; After nr. extended trip, Including
Atlantic City and Canada, they will bo
at horr.e. to their friends at i 1 & South
Firs I Street
At the Uenoh.
Among the recent arrivals at the
, Pocuhontas cottage at Virginia Beach
;-rc: Mr. and Mrs. R W. Roby, of Nor?
folk; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Williams,
of Victoria: Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wil?
liams, of Chuse City. Mr. and Mrs. C.
' W. Harold, of Suffolk. Mr. and Mrs.
T. S. Dunnaway, cf Suffolk: Mr. and
Mrs W. Q. Mosser. of Spring Hope.
?N. C; Mrs. S. A. Turner, of Altavista:
Mrs. W. O. Smith, of Altavista; Mrs.
R. T. Smith, of Richmond; Mrs. R. May,
of Spring Hope, N. C.: Mrs. S. E.
Hay ties, of Richmond; Mrs. H. M.
Vaughan. of Richmond; Mrs. Plumer.
of Petersburg; Mrs. Broughton, of
Petersburg; Mrs. Buck; of Ashland:
Mrs. Clarence Sllby, of Culpeper;
Misses Illlzabeth and Edith Woodrow.
of Columbia. S. C; Miss Annie Haynes,
of Richmond; Misses Helen and Mary
Burksdal. of Rtcmond; Thomas O. Has
kir.s, of Richmond; Baldy McMur
ran. of Norfolk: Cornelius Edwards,
of Suffolk, and Judge W. It. Earksdale.
of Houston.
In ami Out of Town.
Miss Alston Drake has returned to
I the city after attending a house party
In Orange county.
Granvillc Sutton. of this city, Is a
! guest of Ids aunt. Mr3. Edward
i Palmer, at her home In Waynesboro.
Mrs 1*. C Minor and her daughter,
Mrs. Edward Gllehrlst, left Monday far
Ashcvlllc, N. C.
Samuel Lacy nr.d Dr. J. M. Hughes,
of this city, spent the week-end with
friends in Krcderlcksburg.
Mr. and Mrs, Frederick B. McGuire
have closed their Washington houso
and are at the Warm Springs for the
season.
' Mrs. I. G. West anil her daughters,
j of Richmond, are visiting friends and
j telatlvcs In Roanoke.
Miss Rcsalo Jackson and MtJs Ida
Mason will spend tho month of Au?
gust at Mineral Hall.
Mls? Fltzwllson, of this city. Is vis?
iting Miss Ethel Payne nt her home
In Roanoke.
Professor William L. Prince, dean
of Richmond Academy, has returned
to his homo In this city.
Mr. end Mrs. Georgo Rupp, Jr., ara
at Atlantic C'ty r*r tbe loiaths oT
July and August
M ss Anna. 1'hlillps, of Raleigh, N.
C, Is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. G. How?
ard Redd at their home In Barton
Heights.
Pr. Harry Kellam spent the TVeok
> nd with his family at Monto Vista
Springs.
Mr. and Mrs. s. m. Chnisn, accom?
panied by their two daughters. Misses
Alice and Grace Chalsn, nre vist'ng
Mr. and Mrs. j. m. Brit tain In Black
slone for tovernl weeks.
Miss Emma Wolgand has returned
to her home In L% richburg, after
Spending a short time heie.
Mrs. 8. T. Smith and children left
Monday for fVaphlne. wh?r? they Will
visit tha lattor's parents. Mr. and Mru.
J. w. Berry, of Paphlno.
Miss Lizzie Orattan Is spondlng|
several days In Hurrlsonburg with hor|
brother, Judge George C Orattan.
Miss Daisy Morgan nnn Mrs. Drew
ry Howies, who have buen visiting rtl
r.tlvos near Salem, are now tho guests]
nt Mrs. Marvin Pace In Koanoke.
Mrs. Harvey Spunglor has returned
to Churlottosvllle. after a visit to]
Oeet'.n View and rtlchir.ond.
Misses nessle and r.stelle Rtddell.
of this city, are guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Vf. B. Mlle-s In Clifton Forgo.
Mils Katie \Vlnn has gor.e
Waynesboro, whero she. Is a guest of
Mrs. J. H. McCray. j
Firemen Off '?r FayeiteTftle.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch ] j
Spencer. N. C, July 23.?Thrco
speedy Spencer flro companies left here
to-day for tho North Carolina Flre-|
mens' Association, which convenes sti
FayettOVtlle to-night. The I'.rcmeni
travclod In a special car provided for)
them by tho Southern Railway Corn-)
pony, which also provided the shopi
reel team with a chock for exDense
money while at tho annual gathering.
The thrco teams from Spencer lncludjl
the East Spencer Department. Charles I
A. Sides, chief: the Spencer Shop Reel
Tram. C. M. C. liargcr. captain, nn.l
representatives of tha Spencer City
Fire Department, of which W". H. Bur
ten is chief. The shop fam now holds'
the world's record for f?st time, mak?
ing 100 yards In sixteen seconds.
Conference ? onvenes To-Dojr.
[Special to Tho Tlrncs-D!9pa.tch ]
Spencer. N. C, July 2.1.?Tho Greens?
boro District conferynco of tho Meth?
odist Churca convenes at Demon, Da
Vldton county, Wednesday, July 2t. lor!
a three-days' session. About 1E0 clert-l
cal anj lay delegates are expected to!
utter.d. Among the distinguished vls-j
liors will bo Rev. Charles F. Reed,
D. D., a returned missionary tronv
Chlr.a, who Is regarded as one of tr,e;
leading missionaries In the world to-j
day. Rev. J. H. Hunter, of the Metho?
dist Publishing House at Richmond,,
I also will be present.
lib Wounds Fatal.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch ]
Henderson. N. C July 23.?Allen]
Wyche, a young colored rr.an and es?
caped convict from the roads, who
was shot last week by Officer Wor-'
tham while resisting avjyBt. dted Sun-!
day morning, as a result of his!
wounds. It is said the oltlccr shot In]
self-defense
Jacobson?Mutten.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch. ]
Washington. N. C, July 22.?The
First Methodist Church of this city
was the tceno this afternoon of a
beautiful wedding ceremony. when
Miss Resale Klenor Stokea became the
bridge of William Kelly Jacobson. !
OrvcSpoon of
The present high cost of living should
make us stop and think.
ONE spoonful of
Im im
Good Luck poes aa
far as TWO of ordi?
nary Baking Powder.
Only one teaspoonl'ul
to a quart oi llour.
Its purity is guar?
anteed ur.'ier the
Pure Food and Drugs
Act. June 30, 1900,
Serial No. 13026.
At your grocer's.
The Southern
IflariuIaCturing
Company,
Richmond, Va.
BRMKBstV
FIFTH WEEK'S CONTEST
FREE CAMERAS
FOR
'Daisy Bread Labels
Ask \'">ur Grocer,
American Bread and
Baking Co.
6 East Leij/h Street
J
3-quart Sheppard Ice Cream
Freezer, $1.48.
The L B. Taylor Co.
23 W. Broad Street and
1011 East Main Street.
20% to 30% Off on
REFRIGERATORS
I Jones Bros. & Company, Inc.,
1418-1420 Eoit Main Street
Until comparatively recent years rail?
road men took almost the entire output of
Hamilton Watches
Now you can buy one. $15.00 up.
Smith & Webster
Time Specialists},
612 E. Main.
HAVE YOU SEEN THE
New Method Gas Ranges
? AT ?
PETTIT & COS/?
Ladles' 50c
Gauze Lisle
Vests
slightly imperfect; on ?* q2
sale to-morrow for. . . . J.U3C
STATE SUING 10
RECOVER BALANCE
Claims That Bonding Company
Must Pay Total Amount of
Paylor Shortage.
Suit was filed In the Circuit Court
of the city of Richmond yesterday by
Attorney-General Samuel Y.\ Williams,
on the part of C. Leo Moore. Auditor of
Publlo Accounts, against William S.
Paylor and the Illinois Surety Com?
pany, of Chicago, for the recovery of
tho balance which Peylor owes tho
Statt as treasurer of tho city of Dan?
ville.
The total amount sued for Ii J1S,
232.77. This Id made up of the bal?
ance on real and personal taxes as It
appear* 'n tho Auditor's office, amount?
ing to I6.58s.29. and tho churgo for
license taxes, amounting to $3.643.13.
Actually, however, Paylor owes tho
State about iO.OO''). The delinquents,
tho Insolvents and Paylor's commis?
sions are to be cred'tcd. and will
probably, more than wipe out the Item
of i?,5S0.29.
Tho missing treasurer is bonded In
the s-um of $50,000, and the State can
lose r.oth'ng. The surety company is
reguiurly licensed In V'rglnla, and '3
regarded as solvent. Former Senator
Altert J. Hopkins, of Illinois, U Us
president.
Matter of Bookkeeping
Inasmuch as the S'.ate. has covered
everything In *ts suit, tho burden will
be placed on the surety company to
show tho offsets. Those are easily dis?
coverable, for the delinquent and In?
solvent taxpayers of Danville will ap?
pear on an official list, approved by
the City Counall and certified by the
court. Then the commissions may he
calculated, nr.d the amount which the
surety company w'll have to pay in
the event Paylor does not settle, will
be ascertained.
Under the law regarding claims of
the State against treasurers. It was
j only necessary for the Attorney-Gen?
eral t?> give notice that on November
4. 1?12. tho first day of the next term
of the Circuit Court, ho will move for
n judgment for the amount. The off?
sets will then he shown, and, unlefs
settlement has been made In tho mean?
time, judgment will bo entered, with
interest from July 15. at the legal
rate of fifteen per cent.
Notice of the suit was served on
Commissioner of Insurance Joseph
Button, who is statutory agent for the
Illinois Surety Company In Virginia.
The Attorney-General declined to pay
i the fee of {2.50 required by law in
I such caEes. but after somo demur
Colone". Button accepted service, al?
though he is doubtful as to tho legality
of such acceptance without the fee.
which he is supposed to cover Into
the State Treasury. Tho Attorney-Gen?
eral does not think It should be paid
by the State to tho Stato when that
litigant Is the sole beneficiary.
No Clue Is Found.
[Spet ial to The Times-Dispatch.]
Danville, Va., July 23.?No clue has
been found to the whereabouts of
fr>rmer City Treasurer Paylor. who
vanished last Thursday.
At a. called meeting of the City
Council held this afternoon at 5 o'clock,
the office- of treasurer was declared
vacant, anu the clerk of the Council
was directed to trar.tmlt a resolution
passed unanimously to that effect to
I Judfc-e R. w. Pcatross. of the Cor
I poration Court.
On Friday the Board of Aldermen
j will meet to concur with the action
I of the Council ?nd the Judge then will
appoint a treasurer to fill the unex
pired term of Paylor, which is of
eighteen months duration.
City Auditor Brydon, who was re
' called from ills vacation by wire yes?
terday, arrived In the city to-duy and
I will at once commence a rigid exam?
ination of the c'ty's accounts, but it
j Is confidently believed that there is
no shortage there. With regard to
1 the Stato accounts it is understood
I that In two of the city bunks there Is
I a sum of Jl.300. It Is also reported
! that in the treasurer's office there are
, several thousand dollars in uncollecte.l
' licenses, blit because of the fact that
'? tliu otllce Is closed, more precise data
is unobtainable.
This morning Frederick B. Rhoden,
the Washington agent of the Illinois
Surety Company, was here. Ho con?
ferred with Auditor Brydon. nnd upon
learning that he had not yet examined
Paylor's accounts left the city.
With the disappearance of the treas?
urer Is that of a prominent married
woman, who left hero Wednesday and
cannot bb 1 cated by her husband.
Rumors couple, tho names of these two,
but owlpg to tho unwillingness of the
partlos d'rectly Involved to Impart any
Information it Is impossible to get
down to facts.
Paylor's wife Is bearing the shock
badly. She was hysterical yesterday,
;:;t ! has b< ??!! m a serious condition all
day.
It is understood that a, effort will
be made by certain members of tho
City Council to merge the olllco of
City Treasurer with f..at of tho City
Collector. Should a \VHt 0f election be
Issued by Ho- Judge In lieu of appoint?
ing a man t'> mi the unoxplred term
there will be s'xtoon or seventeen can?
didates for the position.
>injer Ih Bdirard Sams,
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Bristol, Va.. July 23.?Tho young
man who last night severed the jugu?
lar vein of William Sanders with a
knife, in a brawl at Johnson City, and
gave Iiis name as Edward Smith* was
really Edward Sams, his home be'ng
at Asheville. N. C. lie will be held
to tin- grand Jury. The father if
Sanders was 111 when ho received the
news of his son's death and Suffered a
relapse. IIa has small chance to re?
cover.
WILL HAVE ITS HOME
IN LOWTHER LODGE
Famous Place Has Been Pur?
chased for Royal Geographi?
cal Society.
by la siarquise nr. fontbnoy,
ORD CURZON. president of Great
I Hrltaln's Royal Geographical BOH
1 a clety, to which a number of well
known Americana anJ Canadians
belong, has. according to cable dls
pat hos, purchased In behalf of that
world-famed organization, Lowther
Lodge, frum the Speaker of the llouso
of Commons, and within a very .-hurt
time the society win remove from Its
old established quarters in Bavlle ItOW?
further westward to Its new home.
Lowther Lodge can be truly described
es Ideal for tho purpo.se. Built Of red
brick, large and commodious. Standing
In extensive grounds with tine shade
.trees, It occupies at the Exhibition!
Road entrance of Hyde Park, a site a<l- i
Joining the Albert Hall. It owes Its
existence to the late William Lowther.
fatiier of the speaker, who, one time
i Minister Plenipotentiary to the Argen?
tine Republic, and for many years In
?Parliament, dispensed hospitality there
; for over half a century until his death
last spring) at a very advanced age
" Ifls other sons. In addition to the
speaker, are Sir Gerard Lowther, Brit?
ish ambassador at Constantinople
tmarried to Alice Rltghi. daughter Of
I Atherton Blight, of Philadelphia):
' Harold, who makes his homo at North -
I field's Ranch, near Round-tip, Mon?
tana, whllo tho fourth and youngest
I son, Henry. Is military secretary to
tho Duko of Connaught, Governor
General of Canada. The head of tho
Lowther family Is tho Earl of Ions
dale.
It seems fitting anyhow that the
Royal Geographical Softtety should be
housed at Lowther Lodge, for the lat?
ter occupies the site of Kensington
Gore, famous during tho first half of
tho nlnetetnth century ns the residence
' of that remarkable an-i beautiful wo
| man. the Countess of Rlesslngton. Her
i salons wero tho headquarters of lh*
most cosmopolitan gatherings that
could bo found under any one roof in
the London of those days, and It was
thero that distinguished men from
every quarter of tho globe made their
rendezvous when In England
Among the habitues of Kensington
Ge.ro at that time, wore Disraeli, after?
wards Iy>rd Beaconsfield. Lord Palmers
ton. Louis Napoleon, afterwards Em?
peror of the French, the great Tallry
I rand. Don Carles. Count de Montcmollh,
uncle of the late Don Carlos. Duke of
Madrid, who inherited the former's
legitimist pretensions to the throne of
Hpaln. tho first Lord Brougham, and
last but not least the brilliant and
handsome Alfred Count n'Orsay. whom
Lord Boaconsf.elrt portrayed In his
novel "Henrietta Temple." under the
rame of "Count Mirabel." to whom
the first Lord Lytton dedicated his
.novel; Godolphln. whom Byron de
crlbed to Mooro ns "Cupid Unchained."'
and who painted the f.r.est portrait
In existence of tho great Duke of
AVelllngton. Tho duke, when he taw
the picture, exclaimed with emphasis:
?'Think Or.dl At last I've been painted
like a gentleman!"
It was D'Orsay who helped Ijidy
Blesilngton to do the honors at
Kensington Gore. even during tho
: lifetime of her husband, though, con
I trary to what has been related, ho
POISON OAK.
"Poison Oak affected my whole (ace
and eluded up my eves.- Milam curd me
in three days."?S. B. Berkely, Danville,
Va. "Milam cured my three boys of
Poison Oak in less than a week."?C. S.
Anderson, Danville, Va. Many others
will testify, but try it at our risk. Ask
your druggist.
The most popular
model of the season?
In tan only. Now on
sale reduced to
$3.49 &
sumc Quality r.ver>
rURlTY ICE CREAM COUP.
Monroe 1.S61.
For Oil Cooking and
Heating Stoves
K, KLEIN A SO?, i.'.'C.
f20 Bast Rroad
50c 1-pint bottle Peroxide-Hy
drogen, 21c at
6
wb maki: a >vt:i iai.j v
or packing household good.., ana thin-'
for shipment.
Rounlree-Sutherland
Cherry Corporation
I11-11S-11S Wext Ilroad Street.
nsM-n* a namusts
li?C>
iVoaicfw and Misses' Outer t^mu-iii? ttSiSlx
5^5
4&
. ,AT; \ ? fk
ROUNTREEJ
E BROAD St
Sft?*
m
did nor live there, but In a small house
close by.
As a matter of fact. Lord Blesslng
ton himself Urn brought d'Orsay Into
his menage by inviting bltn to accom?
pany his party for it tour in Italy, and
from that time on he never remained I
long away from the niesslngtons" Im-1
mediate neighborhood, until the death
of the countess. While at Naples, Lady
Blesington caused 'Nonn d'Orsay to wedl
Lady Harriet Gardiner, who was not]
her*daUghter, a.-, lias been alleged, but1
iier step-daughter. Lady Harriet wa
but fifteen y.irsc old at the time, and
her father. Lord Blorsl ngton. presented'
the couple with a quartet of .1 uilllloui
dollars on their wadding day.
five years later La.lv Harriet left;
her husband. It Is said because she had]
.'..s. i,v.-red through n packet of letters
? that her marriage had been merely ar
I ranged by her step-mother In order to
Justify d'Orsay-s presi nee In t... family, i
! sho betook herself to Paris, Where she
i achieved considerable success by
! writing novels for the Parisian feulllp
tons. After the ruin ami death of
D'Orsay, she married the sixth barl
> Cowper'a younger brother, the H?h.
? C'r.nrle.i Spencer Cowper, who owned
! Sandranghurri, which he sold to tho
! late King Edward some, fifty odd
j years ago. Charles Cowper. on boeom
! ing a widower, married an American,
j Jessie McLean, only daughter of Col?
onel Cllngton McLean, of Newburgh
j i ti-the-HUdson.
As for Lady Blcsslngton and d'Orsay.
I they continued to live on at K( nslhg
I ton Gore for the nineteen years fol?
lowing Lord B'.csslnirton'.i death In 1M!0.
though owing to the refusal ol his Wife,
Lady Harriot, to divorce htm, he was
j never nble to marry her fascinating
! step-mother In 1849 they were over?
taken by ruin, thanks to their almost
]insane extravagance?an extravagance
1 which won for the countess the name
of "the gorgeous Lady Bleaf'.ngton" and
I to escape their creditors they abnn
I doned Kensington Gore to the bailiffs.
] and sought refuge in Paris.
As both had done much in the way
of hospitality for Louis Napoleon dur
1 ing his long and needy exile In London,
i thoy had some reason to expect that
i they would be klndlv received by htm.
I But he took no notice of their arrival.
and It was not until several weeks
I later that he suddenly found himself
faen to faro with them at a reception
given In his honor us Prince-President
of t.ie Republic. Greeting her coldly,
he exclaimed: "Ah, Lady BlesBlngtout
You here? When do you return to Lon.
don?" To ?hieb she replied with true
Irish wit. "And when do you return?"
An answer which cieated Intense
rmuBcmont nmong all the bystanders,
nnd utterly dlsconcerte 1 Napoleon.
Threo weeks latex she committed
suicide?a fact not generally known?
and was burled In the family tomb of
Count d'Orsay's sister, the Puchesse de
! Orammont. at the letter's country seat
of Chambourey. D'Orsay did not sur
j vlve her very long, dying very suddenly
i on the very day after receiving from
Napoleon the state appointment of
, Director of Pine Arts.
HI In all the stories that I have ever
I heard told of Lady Blesslngton. nnd
I In the plays that have been woven
?around her romance with D'Orsay, I
; have never seen any mention made of
! hlri ? Urions ancestry. His grandmother
I Anna Pranchl by name, was a beautiful
|wcmun of Italian birth, who In her
i younger days was a ballerina. About
I 1770 she became the morg.tnutlc wlfo
? of the then Duke Charles of Wurtem
, berg, by whom she had two children.
; n son. who was accorded by his fa
I tl.cr the name of Eugene de Franque
? mont. and a daughter, who married
C 6uht Albert d'Orsay. a scion of that
nr.clent aristocratic French houso
known as GrlmmaUd d'Orsay.
Of this union were born two children,
'?ne ,,f them Lady Blesslngtoh's lover
und u daughter, Lleanor who married
tie Due de Quiche, afterwards Due de
Orammont.
The ex-danseuSO eloped from her mor?
ganatic husband, Duke Charles of W ur
t.-mherg. with a rich Irishman named
Sullivan, and fled to India, but met on
shipboard un oven richer Scotchman.
Sir Qticutin Cravfprd, for whom sho
deserted Sullivan on reaching Caloutta,
and with whom she returned to Prance,
after becoming his wife. It might be am
aglned thnt after such a stormy enreer
Lady Craufbrd would have found all
I floors closed to her In Paris. Hut Sir
(JUentln was one of the most Intimate
I friends of the French royal family. In?
deed. It was in a traveling carriage be
I homing to Crnuford. and furnished by
I him for the purpose that Louis XVI. and
I Queen Marie Antoinette made their
, fruitless night to Varennes from re?
bellious Pari* Tills assistance was re
. ni. ir.hr red at the Restoration in 1814.
and from that time on until her death
I I. dy <'ra ii ford was one of the powers
uf Parisian society.
Copyright, 1912, by the Brontwood
Company.)
Fl M'.lltl. OF MHS. MARY C. WATTS.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch. ]
Amtierst, Va., July 2K.?The remains
of Mrs. Mary C. Watts, who died sud?
denly In Buchanan County last Satur?
day morning, were brought to Amherst.
Tie- funeral services were held at tlie
Amherst Baptist Church, of which the
rt< . di nt was n member, nn.d the In?
terment was at the Amherst cemetery.
Rev. J. M. Coleman conducted the set
vices.
Mrs. AVntts was the widow of
Thomas D. Watts, of this county, nnd
mother of Andrew R. Watts, a well
known merchant ut Monitor.
CONTRACT FOR NEW MILL.
[Special lo The Times-biapdtch.]
Salisbury, N. C July 23.?A contract
has been awarded to D. IC. Cec'l, of
Lexington, to build the new Princeton
Cotton Mill in Salisbury. The build?
ing Is to cost $0,000 and will be lo?
cated In the Western suburbs of the
city, a number of Salisbury capita?
lists are bucking the cnterpr'so.
Killed ills Companion,
[Special to The Times-Dispatch. 1
Harrlsonburg. Vs. July 23.?Charlie
Hedrlck, the twelve-year-old son of
Charles E. Hedrlck, of Brandy wine,
Pendleton County, w. Va.. was acci?
dentally shot and killed by his com?
panion. Spencer ISvlck, smi of Charles
Evlck, Young Eylck was iryUtg to
< >?tract n shell from a loaded gun
when the weapon was discharged and
? the load was burled Iii the Hedrlck
! child's body. The boy died In a few
\ hours.
um Celebrate Lahor Day.
[Si.lul to The Times-Dispatch.]
Spencer, N. C.:, July 1".?It developed
to-day tlVai twenty-two organized
bodies, r* presenting about i.ooo mem
bens, with forty-two cbmmltteemen,
have already entered Into nn agree?
ment to celebrate Labor Day In
Spencer September 2. New strength
is being added to the movement
every day. and a fund of abiut Si.
b0< I? being raised for the COlobrat'on.
Invitations hnve been mailed to S0Vr
eral firms to join In the celebration.
Off for II?. tirrlna.
[Special to The TImes-Dlspatch.]
w.irrenton. July 2.1.?The warrenlon
Rille?, Co. C, Snd Regiment. Virginia
Infantry, left Warrenton nt U:M O'clock
this afternoon for Mt. Gretna, Penna.,
where they go Into the annual camp
of Instruction for ten dnys. The 1 ?
pany was In command of Capt. I.
Brad Beverly, and Lieutenants We id
and Brooke. About fifty-eight men
were enrolled.
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Xced attention?
Wo give expert service at lowest cost.l
SCHWARZSCHILD BROS.
Richmond's Leading Jewelers,
Second anil Broad Sts.
GIGANTIC WORK
GEIS UNDER WAY'
lal to The Times-Dispatch,]
Bristol, Va., July 2J.?.Mark W. PoUl
ti r, president of tho Carolina, Cllnch-t
Held and Ohio Railway, Is In Basti
Tennessee and Couthwest Virginia this
on otllclal business. ills com
pany has undertaken the construction/
of a most Important extension, from
In Russell Cousty, Virginia,
in ross the Virglnta-Kentuoky moun
talna to Elkhorn City. Ky. a distance
.?f forty-two miles, so dtfTloult is this
work that tho company has approprl-'
ated $5, 10,000 with which to carry it
to completion, R'nehart & Dennis, the.
contractors, a r- hurrying men and!
equipment Into the mountains for one
'?f the most gigantic undertakings In
the history of construction In .Southern!
mountains. There will bo nineteen'
turn, is in tho extension, tho longest
being S 000 feet In longth. The con-l
;i... ;ors will put a forco of men, wlthj
steel drills, at work on each ?>nd of thei
longer tunnels, while the heavy cut!
work will bo handled In a similar)
m anner.
The contractors have untrl January,
1911. to complete thts work. When It
is finished, tho CUnchfield will have
a direct outlet to tho lakes a.nd other
points north and west via the Cheaa.
peake and Ohio Railway. Thla will)
make it ono of tho most Important
roads in tho country, especially froml
the standpoint ot coal trafllc. as It)
penetrates what Is said by exports tol
be the greatest soft coal roglon In,;
world
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Also other fine Pianos. .**
Seven different reputable makes
of instruments to choose from.
Prices strictly rock - bottom*
Terms to suit pocketbooks. Spe?
cial bargain in a Western rebuilt
piano. Original owner paid $6oo.
Price now $210.50. Also one
Chickering, rebuilt to sell for
$150.
FURGUSSON BROS.,
Piano Factory,
211 W. Broad Street,
Beyond Jefferson Street.
ACCURACY
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in the making and fitting of Spec?
tacles and Eyeglasses, and It is at,
that, point we excel. Not only
have we every mechanical aid to
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our establishment, until it has had
three distinct tests and found cor?
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That's one of the reasons we
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