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Is Certain That tho Measure
Will Pass the Senate,
SCIENTISTS LOSE IN HOUSE
Tho Harvey Bill Aimed at Them Passed
Without Amendment?Hot Fight
on the Jamestown Bill In
Jamestown wins, Tho appropriation of
1200,000 by tho Stato to the exposition
company I? now assured beyond reason?
able doubt. The act/on of the Stnato
yesterday in voting down by decisivo ma?
jority all tue amendments to tho Houso
bill carrying tho appropriation! insuifs
that, the bill will pass when it comes up
Ihursilay with but a formal protest, If
any bo made at all.
This tostili was reached lu cha Sentita
of Virginia .yesterday after a sei i ? in ?ant?
ing more than threo hours, In Which uve
separato amendments to the bill were
voted down after full and free debate.
Tho bill bus not ? been put upon Its pas?
sage yet, but has bean set as a special
order for Thursday at 12:15 P. M? when
It will be taken up nnd passed. Tho op?
ponents of the tniamendeil bill could not
muster more than thirteen voles yester?
day and now that tho amending stage
has passed, their strength will hardly
exceed ten votes, while the advocates
of tho measure are confident of from
r21 to 24 votes.
In the Houso tho Harvey bill aimed at
tho Christian Scientists was passed with?
There were twcnty-flve Senntors pres?
ent when tho Lleutenant-Oovernor called
the fa?nate to order yesterday, and be?
fore the session had pr?grssed far there
were twenty-nlno pr?sont.
No1 minister being present, there was no
opening prayer, and the Senato plunged
without delay into the consideration of
Mr. Mellwalne, of Petersburg, offered
a bill appropriating five hundred dollars
to defray tho expenses of the removal of
tire bodies of Mrs. James Monroe and her
daughter from Oak Hill, Loudoull county,
to Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond. The
bill went to the Committee on Finance."
A letter was road from Mrs. John T.
Hughes, of tho Oakwood Memorial As?
sociation, inviting the General Assembly
to attend the coromonlos on Oakwood
Memodlal Day, May 9th.
JA.MESTUWN FIGHT OPENED,
Houso bill No. 86, appropriating ?200.000
to tho Jamestown Exposition Company,
was slven Its third reading. Mr. Wlck
ham desired to offer an amendment, hut
the president ruled that the bill had I
passed tho amending stage nnd amend?
ments could only bo offered by unani?
mous consent. The patrons and friends
of the bill Interposed no objection, and
courteously yielded consent to tho offer?
ing of any amendment. Thereupon Messrs.
V\ lekhnm. Lupton. Chapman and Har?
vey all suggested amendment? thoy Ue
?Ired to propone.
Tho amendments of Mr. Wlckham,
two In number, were the first offered,
and these were the tost of strength of
tho opponents of the bill. The tlrst of
tho Wlckham amendments was as fol?
On page 2 add after line 17 "And,
whereas, without the aid of the govern?
ment of tho United States It will not be
practicable to conduct an exposition on
the scale that will bellt tho oeca.slon."
On page 4 add after lino 46 "Ami pro?
vided, further, that no part of tho afore?
said sum of one hundred and fifty thou
wind dollars shall bo payable or drawn
out of tho treasury of tho Stato of Vir?
ginia until and unless on or before the
llrst day of March. 1S04. tho Congress of
tho United States shall have appropriated
In direct aid of the Jamestown Exposi?
tion Company such a sum of money as
tho Governor of this Commonwealth shall
certify to the Auditor of Public Ac?
counts Is sufllclent In hi? Judgment to
reasonably insure tho conduct of the ex?
position on a scale befitting the occasion
WlebTHE SECOND AMENDMENT.
Tho second Wlckham amendment read:
On page 4 add at the end of section 1.
"And provided further, that the afore
nald sum of $150,(100 shall he by the said
Jamestown Exposition Co. set npart as a
leparate and distinct fund from Its other
moneys and used solely for the purpose
nf defraying tho cost anil expense, in?
cluding the erection and construction of
' a suitable building, to be known ns the
Virginia building, of exhibiting the nat?
ural and material resources and the com?
mercial and Industrial development of
1 AR MOMENTS PROPOSED.
Mr. Chapman, of Greene, offered a
amendment which ho said was designed
to safeguard the appropriation and to
give the State a first lien on all the as?
sets of tho company in the event tho
appropriation wan mode.
Mr. Lupton, <?! DVederlck. offered two
amenamente, which he subsequent y with
Srew and accepted the amendment of Mr.
Harvey, designed to accomplish tho
samo purpose. Tho Hnrvey amendment
uX?deTI that tho State appropriation shall
be available only nfter tho sum of ono
million dollars has been raised in cash
or bona fide subscriptions prior to Jan?
uary 3 UHM. and recoverable by law.
Final y Mr. Halsoy, of Lynchburg, of?
fered an amendment designed to cut the
appropriation carried by %b?lln half,
making It one hundred thousand in?
tend of two hundred thousand
After nil the amendments bad been
offered bv unanimous consent the do
bate began and continued until after
3 o'clock, when a vote was had, and all
Ver?DVEBATE^nN THE MEASURE:
Mr. Wlckham, of Hanover, chairman
BORROWED A PACKAGE
And Learned the Scientific Value of
Taking notice of little things Is a val?
uable faculty In Ufe and many great dis?
coveries have sprung from u humble
Bouree Indeed. . '
"One day." says a lady of Norwich,. N.
? a sister of tho county Judge and sur?
rogate of Chenango county, "1 noticed
on a grocer's shelf tho now familiar
package of Grape-Nuis. I asked him to
let me see It, read what It had to say
for Itself, paid the 15 cents required by
tho merchant and became its possessor.
"At this time 1 had lost my desire for
foot], having suffered so terribly from In?
digestion and nil of Us attendant evils
that no food agreed with me or attracted
mo. But from tho time that I began to
eat my first package of Gr.ipe-Nuta I
began to Improve, eating It every morn?
ing and frequently at noons and nights.
"I very soon fourni my whole strength
coming back to nifi with an added forco.
I gained In flesh end also found I could
eat what others rili. with relish without
any evil effects following. In short It
h&3 changed my life.
"A few weeks slnco I visited a niece
In Pennsylvania, whoso stomach refused
to care for any food put Into it. Rico,
whole wheat bread and other foods had
to be pumped out ton hours after eating.
I suggested Grape-Nuts and she ate it
and when the contents of her stomach
wero syphoned out there was no traco of
Grape-Nuts to bo found; It had digested
and been assimilated. She made great
gains In strength and flesh while I was
there and mado the six mile rido to
Scranton 1hree times, something she had
not been able to do for three months
prevloua," Namo furnished by Postum
C*, Battle Creek, W '
The ready-to-wear underwear has'taken the place
of "made at homo" garments, becau'so they fit better,
they look better and, moreover, are more economical.
Take, for instance, the half-dollar garments we oiler
and then the better grade "under a dollar" underwear.
They are all the products of strictly sanitary factories,
where the home-made garments are faithfully copied so
far as workmanship is concerned, but they are cut-over
patterns that cat?rt from the fashion centres of Europe.
There's, you see, the difference and why our nndermus
lins are preferable to all others,
At 50 c?
_Night Gowns of good muslin, square; neck, trim?
med In embroidery. Insertion nnd tucks.
.Corset Covers of cambric, In a variety of styles,
trimmed In lace and ribbons.
.Drawers of muslin or fine cambric, with um?
brella ruflle of hemstitched tucks; other styles
and lace trimmed. \
Chemise of extra quality muslin, with equaro
nock, trlmmc-d In Hamburg.
At O^C Night G?wt]8 of good muslin, cambric or nain?
sook. In several different stiles?high, square
or round neck, elaborately trimmed with Hamburg or lace.
At Q^C_Cor'"?t Covers of cambrle, In a variety of styles,
At 95 c
round or squaro neck, trimmed In lnco or era
Skirts of good
muslin, with Hamburg iuf
.Draweis of fino cambric or muslin, with um?
brella ruifllo of embroidery nnd double ruflle
of blend embroidery or insertion.
Aj. QCC_Chemise of cambric, with narrow edgo of Ham?
burg beading and rlbbbn.
Af Qtj?_Skirts, In variety of stylos of good muslin,
trimmed with Hamburg or three rows of
Point do Paris lace or edgo.
?)e have better grades?-in fact, exclusive designs, ten, fifteen or twenty times the price of
these and can as easily provide you with the high grade as the medium we mention.
?Fourth and ffiroad Streets,
of tho Finance Commltto, -won tho flrnt
speaker, advocating his amendments with
earnestneea and forco. He declared that
ine design of tho amendments proposed
? J'?" ^vcre to safeguard the Interests
or the stato in tho matter and to protect
a_2 n,sl ar,y effort hereafter to socuro an
additional appropriation to erect a Stalo
building at ihe exposition. He contended
that the State was powerless alone to
conduct an exposition of the magnitude
contemplated, and tho pui-poso of the
amendment was to provide that in the
event the government failed to securo
what was deemed an adequato sum from
tho Federal government, tho sum pro?
posed to bo appropriated by the State
was not to bo available In answer to
a. question by Mr. Sale, Mr. Wlckham
frankly stated that ho would not support
the bill, even-with the amendment pro?
posed. He deemed It his dutv, however,
to protect the State and do a"li ho could
in itH Interest. -
PLEADED FOB. THE ORIGINAL BILL.
Mr. Sate, of Norfolk, In charge of tho
Mil on the door; Mr. Lylc. of Roanoke;
Mr. Sears, of Mathows. all opposed the
Wlckham amendments, Mr. Sears mak?
ing tho most elaborato argument against
them. Mr. Sale contended that the
amendment of tho bill at this timo in
any way meant its almost Inevitable de?
feat, for the reason-that In the short
time loft of the session it would be Im?
possible to secure tho necessary attend?
ance to Insure tho passage of the amend?
ed bill- through tho House, He charac?
terized the amendment as nn attempt
to hold up tho United States govern?
ment In the matter, and declared that
tho moral effect of the nnproprlatlon by
tho State was needed In order to se?
cure an adequate appropriation by the
national government. Mr. Sale appealed
to the Senato to vote down tho amend?
ments, and emphasized tha point that
tholr advocate and patron would not
support tho bill if tho amendments were
Mr. Lylc. of Roanoke. reinforced what
the Norfolk Senator had said, and In
doing so pointed out the practical Im?
possibility of "securing tho concurrence
of the House In the amendments sug?
gested. He charged that in the remain?
ing days of tho session it was exceed?
ingly improbable that enough members of
the House would be present to act upon
tho nm-endments, and that the appro?
priation would go bv default
MTt. SEARS FOR THE MEASURE.
Mr. Sears, of Mathows. made tho lead?
ing argument against the amendments.
He reviewed In some d-etail the atti?
tude of the Senator from Hanover on
tho hill in question at tho various stages,
charging that it was hardly fair for
him to ask amendment of the bill when
ho would not support it If amended as
ho desired. He showed that when the
proposition to hold an exposition was
first up Mr. Wlckham had favored tho
action taken at that time. Mr. Sears
deprecated tho argument that the State
was too poor to make the appropriation,
and quoted from Mr. Wlckham's finan?
cial statement somo timo ago to sustain
his contention that tho Stute was ablo
to spare the money. lie called attention
to tho fact that Tidewater Virginia had
asked nothing for many years from tho
State, nnd now wns entitled to bo con?
sidered In this request, In which tho
entire Stato was Interested, and would
bo tho Joint beneficiarlos. Be argued that
the Increase in taxable values, as a re?
sult of the appropriation, would fully
remunerate the Stato nnd make the In?
vestment a good one from the financial
standpoint. The Mathows Senator ap?
pealed for tho appropriation, not only
on business, but on sentimental grounds.
Mr. Hiilsoy. of Lyuchburg, stated that
while his course as to the unamended
bill was then uncertain, ho.was opposed
to the amendment proposed .and would
hlmsolf beg leave to offer an amend?
ment which would Indicate clcnrlv his
attitude In the matter.
MR. WICKHAM'S CLOSING.
Mr, Wlckham. patron of the first two
amendments, closed the debate on tho
bill in a speech delivered In Ills most
earnest and forceful manner. Ha de?
clared that tho exposition was based on
tho assumption that without substan?
tial aid from the Federal government It
could not be successfully conducted on
a scala befitting ttie event celebrated,
and the manner of Its celebration. No
one has dissented from nor denied tho
truth of that assumption, That Is con?
ceded. It is your duty as Senators of
Virginia to safoguard that bill. I do
n? said the speaker, thnt the amend?
ment proposed impairs tho chances of
getting an appropriation from tho Federal
government. If the assumption on which
I started out is conceded, lot us put It
In the bill. So far from crippling or
hampering our representatlyes it gives
them a strong argument with which to
go before Congress, In tho words of old
G rover, "It Is a condition und not a
theory that confronts us," Let us bo
practical if wo cannot bo logical, and
meet this condition squarely
Mr. Wlckham then enumerated some of
the pressing claims upon the finances of
the Stato, and emphasised their Import?
ance to the people of the entire Stato,
nniiibly/tlio appropriations asked bv the
V P. I. and by the Fiirmvlllo Normal.
The speaker then took up tha arguments
of Mr. Sears, stating that In doing so
he would speak to tho amendments them?
selves and not to tho merits of tho bill,
a proposition which would he passed up?
on after the amendments had been acted
on. He took up the resolutions passed
in 1901, und claimed that his position now
was precisely In Uno with those r?solu?
As to tlio proposition advanced by Mr,
Sears to soil bonds and in?rense Hie
debt of Virginia. Mr. Wlckham declared
it wns not to be contemplated nor con?
sidered. Yet if wo puss all those ap?
propriations for which the gentlemen aro
clamoring something will need to bo dona
to meot tlie Interest on thu public di-bt.
If in a moment of madness the General
Assembly br?ales n.way from its moor?
ings und makes these appropriations, a?-'
area. G n g ?51G.??O. now before this bod ?
fil various propositions. It will be neces?
sary to sell these bonds of J500.?0O. Ac?
cording to the appropri?t Ions about to
l>e mado. including this one you will
huvo no money In your Stato treasury
September 30, T.K>4.
ADVOCATES WERE AFRAID.
Taking up the argument that the delay
Incident to Incorporating the amendments
would 1(111 tho bill as charged by all the
.puujscrs for the appropriation. Mr. \\lc_
ham contended that three -weeks was am?
ple limo to securo the passage of them
through tho House. Is ?mo the essence
of the' fear of the friends? of tho James?
town bill V'asked tho Senatorin a rhetori?
cal manner, clearly Indicating his doubt
?hat It was. It Is the.duty of the Senato
to givo theso matters Independent
thought and action, regardless or tho at?
titude o? the House. Why can wo not
get the assent of the House to those
amendments? Because IL Is hard to get
the necessary fifty-one votes. It does not i
accord with ray sense of duty to con?
sider whether Ilio amendments will ?et
throufrh the Houso or not. Mr. Wlck?
ham then outlined his own attitude,
showing that he was consistent, fair and
clearly within his prerogative.
Mr. Sears asked: "Will the schools suf?
fer any more or any less afber the United
States makes such an appropriation as
tho Senator desires?"
"I consider the preference of tho Jam?s
tr.wu till over the ?!,;|???? of Farmvlllo
and Blacit&trurg a crimt., -which I bo
llevo tho people of Virginia will condone
It If the appropriation from the national
government bo secured first." said tho
VOTE ON AMENDMENTS.
This closed the debate, and the pending
question was called. It being; on tho first
amendment of Mr. Wlckham's. provid?
ing that no part of the Slate's appropria?
tion should bo available until alter the
federal government shall have appro?
priated a sum which the Governor si.*It
deem adequate to Insure tho success of
tho appropriation. TIiIb was tho first test
vote, It being recognized that tho oppo?
nents of tho appropriation weiid put
forth a strong effort to thus defeat tho
bill. Tho amendment was declared lost?
yeas, 10; nays, 18. The recorded vote fol?
Yeas?Messrs. Bruce, Byars, Chapman.
Ford. Gold. Harvey. Lupton. St. Clair.
Nays?Messrs. Anderson, Barksdale,
Bryant. Cromwell. Dinwlddle. Garratt.
Halsoy, Hobbs. Lyle, Mann. Mcllwain-3.
Moon. Ople. Sears, Shackelford. Tyler
OPPOSITION'S GREATEST STRENGTH.
Tho nuestlon thon recurred on the sec?
ond Wlckham amendment, providing that
$150,000 be set apart for a Virginia ex?
hibit. This developed the full strength
of tho opponents of tho bill, thirteen vot- j
Ing for tho proposition to fifteen against,
Tho vote oa recorded was:
Yeas?Messrs. Andereon. Bruce, Byars,
Chapman. Ford. Gold, ICalsey. Hnrvoy,
Lupton. Opio. St. Clair. Wallace. Wlck?
Nays?Barksdale, Bryant. Cromwell,
Dinwlddle. Gnrrett, Hobbs. Lyle?. Mann.
Mcllwalne, Moon. Sale, Sears. Shackel?
ford, Tyler and Watklns?35.
The Chapman amendment was then
voted down 21 to 6. Messrs. Chapman,
Gold, Harvey, Lupton and Wlckham
almie supporting It.
The Harvey amendment, designed to
secure the Stato, as provided In the bill
chartering the Jamestown Exposition
Company, so as to give tho Stato first
Hen on the ossots of tho company to se?
cura Itself, was- next voted down, but
mustered ton votes to eighteen for Its
1 THE HALSDY AMENDMENT.
Mr. Hnlsey, of Lynchburg, then asked,
I and after some discussion of the ro
, quest, -was granted unanimous consent
! to offer his amendment, proposing to re
1 duco the appropriation to $100,000. In of
i ferlng tho amendment tho Lynchburg
i Senator statod his attitude on tho bill.
I He was of opinion that the Stato should
? givo all It could, but doubted whether
I It should give the entire sum asked by
? the friends of tho exposition. He thought
$100,000 was sufficient. In view of other
pressing claims, but os between giving
nothing and tho ontire 1200,000. ho was
? unwilling to voto to gtve nothing. Ho
I therefore urged the ndoptlon of his
amendment, giving SW.OOQ instead of
J'^OOOOO. Tho amendment was voted down
I 10 to 9. Messrs. Hnlsey and Wallace,
! who had voted against the first Wiolc
liain amendment, voted tor the Halsey
amendment, nnd Mr. Byars, who had
voted for tho Wlckham amendment, voted
against the Hnlsey proposition.
Further consideration 0f the bill was
then passed by. nnd the bill was made
a special and continuing order for Thurs?
day at 12:15 P. M. Tho votes on tho
amendment nro regarded as Indicating
beyond doubt tho passage of the bill
without amendment, Justas it enmo from
tho Houso; and. Indeed, Mr. Wlckham
admitted as much a few minutes later,
whan lie referred to ? "tho bill which
has lust boen successful."
STRENGTH OF ??? BILL.
These Senators are now regarded as
committed to the passage of the bill
when It comes up. and all are expected
to be in their seats: Messrs. Anderson,
Barksdale, Bryant, Claytor, Cromwell,
Dlnwlddie. Garrott, Halsoy, Hobbs, Lyle,
Mann. Masslo. Mcllwalne, Moon, Opio,
Balo S-ears, Shackelford, Shands, Tyler
and 'Wallace. Messrs, Claytor and Sbanda
were not present yesterday, but are re?
garded as favoring tho bill. Indeed, Mr.
Shands is known to favor It. Messrs.
Hutcheson, Herman. Donoboe, Walkor
und Whltejicart were absent yesterday,
and while It cannot bo stated authori?
tatively how they stand, It 1s said that
at least mie, If not two or moro, favor
tho bill. Messrs Keozell and Revercomb are
said to be opposoil to tho measure un?
alterably. Mr. Wallace Is regarded as
ono who will voto for the bill on Its
passage. Mr. Cngblll Is not recorded. In
any event, the bill will certainly se?
curo tho necessary twenty-one volea, and
will have several to spare. It is Im?
probable that there will be any further
debute on the measure.
FIREMEN'S BELIEF BILL DEAD,
Mr. Lvlo, of Koiinoka. sought to have
tho House bill knjwn as tho Blond fire?
men's relief bill recommitted to the ????
pilttee on Finance, but met with a spirit?
ed protest from Mr. Wlckham, who
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sharply criticised the bill. He charged
that a lobby no less powerful is not
bo Illustrious as that which had Junt
pressed the Jamestown measure to suc?
cess was behind thl?> movement. Ho
argued that If the bill was pressed
through there was no reason why police?
men, school teachers, county officers
and others should not bo pensioned.
Mr. Lyio defended the bill and advo?
cated tho motion to recommit, but tho
motion was lost overwhelmingly. This
action Is regarded a_ tho end of that
mear.uro for tho session nt lonst.
The Sonate then adjourned until noon
OTHER BILES PASSED.
These House bills on the calendar wero
taken up and passed:
To prevent tho catching: of bluoflsh In
the waters of tho State by non-residents.
To provide for registry of trade marks,
To authorize J. W, Mn.=sey and Com?
pany to erect a pler.
To provide for holding elections in
towns upon questions of bond Issue.
Mr. Mcllwalno, from the Committee for
Courts of Justice reported to the Sen?
ate with a favorable recommendation the
Senate bill to provide for tho extension
through tho State Corporation Commis?
sion of charters of corporations which
have complied with tho provision:! of
the ordinance adopted by tho Constitu?
tional Convention on the 25th of Juno,
The House session was not long, the
matter of chief interest being the passage
of tho Harvey mtdlcal bill without
The bill provides that Christian
Scientists and other healers shall
stand an examination before the State
Medical Board before being allowed to
practico tholr profession for profit.
The bill to protect game birds was
amended so as to mnka the hunting sea?
son all over the State uniform, from
November 1st to December 31st, nnd was
ordered to Its engrossment. It failed of
passage, however, und a motion to re?
consider was made nnd passed by.
Mr. Cumming offered a bill to correct
an omission in the Mann liquor mensuro,
by supplying the words "or towns" in
tho Cogbll! amendment exempting ter?
ritory contiguous to cities and towns hav?
ing certain population, In tho nbsenco of
Mr. Jennings, Mr, Featherston secured
tho adoption of some Senato amendments
to the bill to nllow the city of Lynch
burg- to erect a new system of water?
There Avere a number of House bills
passed, most of them being local In their
nature. One of general Interest was that
appropriating money to mark graves in
tho various Confederato cemeteries of tho
The House was called to ordor at 10
o'clock by Speaker Ryan, and prayer was
offered bv Rev. S. 0. Hatcher, of the
Market-Street Methodist Church, Peters?
Mr. Mntthews offered a bill to nllow
S. T. Johnson to erect a dock on his
shore In Accomac county, and tho Harvey
medicine bill crime up as a special ordor.
The Bland nmendmont exempting Chris?
tian Scientists from tho operations of tho
mcasiireandnHowingtiiem to practice thoir
profession, as at present.
Without standing a medical examination
was rejected?ayoJ, .18; noes, 1?.
Tho recorded vote on tho nmendmont
offered by Mr. Bland was ns follows:
Ayes?Messrs. W. W. Baiter, Hanks,
Charles T. Bland, dimming, Edmondson,
IMwards, Folkes, Fulton, Lion. New
house. Rice and J. W. Smlth-13.
Noes?Messrs, Allen, Angoli, Arm?
strong. C. Conwny Baker, Barham, BIs
coo. Bonz, Bowman, Cnnnnday, Card
well, Christian. Churchman, Elkins,
Featherston, Garretti Gent, Gravely,
Creen, Heermnns, Hoffman, Huff, Jones,
I.ncy, Lassi ter, Mathows. Mays, Mort,
Purely, Qulsenberry. Read, Settle, Slm
merninn, Staarnns, Taylor, Turpln, Walk?
er. Weaver and W'hltohead?38.
No quorum having voted on the propo?
sition on Monday.
Tho bill wns then put upon Its pnssago,
and Mr. W'hltohead moved to dismiss nnd
made a stirring speech in favor of his
Mr. Whlteheail's contention was that
the 1)111 was glaringly imperfect, and If
passed It could not bo enforced. Tha
speech bristled with humorous hits, and
often tho House Indulged In great laugh?
ter. Ho stated distinctly thai he wns not
In any way In sympathy with Christian
Tho House refused to dismiss by a
voto of 17 to 80, and upon roll call the
bili was passed?ayes, 40; noes, 19.
TO PROTECT FISH.
A bill was offerod by Mr. Fulton at this
Juncture, und referred, designed to
umend tlio luw In relation to unlawful
fishing, and tliu House proceeded with ila
Sunnte bill S03, relating to tha preser?
vation of guniti birds, came up as un?
finished business, and after a number
of amendments had boon offered, most
of which were rejocted, Mr. Cardwell
moved to dismiss.
Mr. Oordwell defended his motion, and
It wns opposed i>y Mr. Christian, and
Mr, Lowry secured the adoption of an
amendment making tho hunting fieason
uniform all over the Stato, from Novem?
ber 1st to Decomber Blet, und Mr. Ed?
wards moved lo strike out all relating to
gamo wardens. II? spoke for his amend?
ment and was Interrupted with a great
Mr. Wliltt'lii-.td followed Mr. Edwards,
and opposed several features of the bill.
Mr. Edwards' amendment wns rejected,
and the bin was ordered to its engross?
ment. The bill was rejected and a mo?
tion to reconsider was entered nnd passed
Mr. dimming offered, a bill to pr?vido
for taking the census In cities uncf towns
and there was one by Mr. Leako to ro
qulr e the manager of tho Staio farm to
work tho public roads of Oooehland coun?
ty running through said farm.
Tho House agreed to Senato amendments
to u, bill amending tlio charter
city of Lynchburg, and a number of other
Jocal bills were similarly disposed of.
AMEND THE MANN BILL.
Mr. dimming offered a bill to supply
nn omission In tho Mann bill by Insert?
ing tho words "or towns" In tho Cogblil
amendment, which was designed to ex?
empt, territory contiguous to cities nnd in?
corporatoli towns, and tho werde referred
to above wero Inadvertantly left out.
The House at 1:30 o'cilook P. M. ad- ;
Journet! until 10 o'clock to-riav.
HOUSE B1LI?3 PASSED.
To amend and re-enact section 20S? of
tho Code of Virginia, ns amended nnd re.
enacted by an act approved February
IS, 1830, as amended nnd re-enacted by an
act approved March 3. ISM, In relation to
fishing In tho waters of tho Common?
To nmond nnd ro-ennct sections ?H10,
4113; 4114, 4115. 41??, 4124, 4133, 4113, 4154,
?SB, 41M. 4167, ?59, 4??0, 4102, 4167,
?168. 4172, -117.1, nml 4179 of tlMo 56 of tho
Codo of Virginia In relation to the or?
ganization, government and discipline nf
tho penitentiary, of crimes by convicts,
nntl of proceedings) In criminal cases
To amend and re-enact an act entitled
an net to authorize tho Governor to rrnnt
a Conditional pardon to persons confined
In the penitentiary upon recommendation
?G the Board o' Directors of sold Institu?
tion, npproved March 3. 1503, as ? mended
"by nn net npproved Fohrunry 3, i!>oo.
To amend nnd re-enact nn net entitled
on net to appropriato certain sum? of
money from (he Publio treasury In aid
of Confederate Memorial Associations
having In charge r-emotorics containing ?
the graves of fnnferternte soldiers, ap?
proved March 15, "IP02,
To prescribo the manner In which a
COtinty or cltv treasurer mny, after ???
nxTdrntlnn of his term, secure ? final dls
chargo from his liability as such treas?
To empower the County Court nf
nrpcnrsvll'e county to authorize nnd per?
mit a Confederate'monument to bo erect?
ed upnn tho public nquaro nt the county
To fix the times of holding regular ses?
sions of the Boards of Supervisors of
-Wnrron, Pago, Clnrke. Bhonandoah and
FYcdnrlck. , . .
? To nmond nnd re-^nnct nub-sectlon ? nt
Friction 7 of chapter ? of the revised char?
ter of the cltv of Lynchburg.
SENATE PILLS PASSED.
To empower the Donrds of Supervisors
nf tho counties of Halifax, Charlotte,
Prince Edward, Cumberland nnd Powhn
tnn to declare streams In tholr counties
public, highways, to provide riles and
retrain lions for keeping the banks- ana
channels of the same fren from obstruc?
tions, "nnd to provide penalties for failure
to comply therewith.
To nmond nnd re-enact section huO
of tho Code of Virginia, regulating the
Drnctlce of mecMctnc? and slirgory In Vir?
ginia as amended and re-enacted by an ;
act approved March 7. 1900.
Speculation as to SomeThlngs
in Event of Judge Camp?
In the event of the adoption by the
Senate of tho House resolutions remov?
ing Judge C. J. Campbell, of Arahorst,
from office, thoro la a good deal of spec?
ulation as to several matters relating to
the Judgeshlp and politics in that county.
A gentleman hero tho other day, who Is
ftunillar with the situation in Amhorst,
says that thero Is a -wide-spread feeling
both among tho bar nnd tho pcopl? in
favor of the, designation of Judge J. M.
White, of AJbomarlo, to hold tho court
of Amtierst for tho remainder of Judgo
Campbell's term, should tho latter be ,
removed from olllce. Ho pointed out that
Judgo White would\ go on tho Amhorst
bench as circuit Judgo February 1st next,
and that being far removed from any
factional prejudlco on either side, would
be an admirable selection.
Ho hardly thought this course would
be pursued. Inasmuch as the Legisla?
ture would bo In session when final ac-*"1
tion was liad on the Campbell matter,
though he thought the suggested ar?
rangement would bo a fitting Introduction
of tho new circuit Judgo to tho bar and
In discussing tho proposed fight for tho
Mouse this fall, the gentleman said the
anti-Campbell people wero nover ln> bet?
ter fighting shape, and that when the
time camo to select a candidato for the
primary battle, soma one would bo put
forward upon whom tho froces of oppo?
sition to Judgo Campbell would be ab?
Ho had heard tho names of Dr. Don
Scott, of Elon, and Supervisor Bornard
B. Campbell mentioned, but neither of
them were In any senso seeking to enter
the race. From all that can bo learned
some lively times aro expected in Am
lierst this fall in any event.
General Education Bill Considered
Another Quorum Failure.
Thero woro but two committee meetings
scheduled for yesterday afternoon, and
only one matorlnllzed. It having been that
on Public Institutions of the Senato, and
Education and Publio Instruction of tho
House to corrtS?r Tho general bill, put?
ting Into operation the new machinory of
the Constitution, refuting to the subject
of publie education. .
Tho bill, which Is a voluminous ono. was |
gone over at length, and Mr. J, A. McGII
vnry, of the stato Department of Educa?
tion, was On hand to explain tho changes j
from the present law. Thoro was a pretty |
full nttendnnco of both committees, nnd
the bill will l>e reported to tho two houses |
shortly, probably this week.
The Privileges and Elections Commlttoo ?
of the Houso was scheduled to consider j
the Wliltehead-Goidiier primary oleetlon
bill, but there were only two or three I
of 1ho members present, so the matter |
went over until the next regular meeting.
The committee work of the legislature
Is practically over, though several of the
oominittoes of both, brunches have some
Important matters still pending l?->foro
HAS BEEN CALLED
Rev. Mr. Solly Considerine; an Invitation
to Qo to Newcastle.
Roy. David A. Solly, pastor of Immanuel ?
Bap ti 81 Church, of this city, returned
lost night from Newcastle. Pa., where ho |
preached on Sunday last.
When Been Mr Solly confirmed Che
rumor that lio has received a call from
the Northern congregation. The church
la at Newcastle, howevnr, Instead of j
Scran ton, ns originally stated, Mr. S
ly la considering Ilio Invitation and If ho
decides to accept tho formal call will bo
extended to hip}, At the present timo ho
lins ronchili no conclusions.
Tho Newcastle Church Is that of which
tun Row Mr. Salhuliy, formerly of Broad
us Memorial 111 itiU city, was tho late
pastor, Mr. l?alhiduy has become one
o( tho assistants to Dr, ConvvoU hi the
i;n ut Instltulional church work ho la
conducting In Philadelphia,
Mr. Ellett Returns.
Aftor a visit of five weeks to tho resi?
dence of his daughter, Mrs. Dr. Duntmr
?Cay, of Atlanta, Mr. T. II. Ellott, uldor
man from Loo Ward, a.nd member of the
F|n&n,c? OommlUee, returned to Rich
Aro you tired of your old parlor cap?
pet? Has its general air of shabblnoes
depressed you? Or perhaps your din?
ing-room or your kitchen is wanting
In somnoneor more of just tho kind of
thing that you will find in this etoro.
Furniture that holds together; looks
right nnd IK right?OITTl kind of furniture. Wo give you a cordial
invitation to call and soo it. Just, what you have boon waiting for Is
here, and at prices that cannot fail to prove nttmctivo,
Carpets and rugs must not bo forgotten, either. " No excuse for
threadbare floor-coverings," wo heard ? man remark to his wife tho
other dny, when ho saw tho "bargains" hero. Not tho so-called
"bargain" that goes threadbare In ? few months; but tho good,
dependable kind, solid through nnd through. You hnd botter throw
your motley away than buy any other grado.
Everything to cook with, In a variety of offerings. All tho cook?
ing utensils that our grnndmothora know?and myriads that they
never dreamed of. Prices aro not tho worst thing nhout this end of
tho business, cither?tho terms tiro modo to suit cvorybody.
609 East Broad Street.
The Up-to-Date Music House o? the South.
We now offer great bargains in slightly used, high-grado
Wo are selling moro than ever beforo 'TV-l/a ? nfV/^lnC
of this celebrateti Pinno-Player, tho ac- ?* ?"*?' fUlgCMUa,
khowledgcd perfect player of tho world. ,
Wo sell music for 10c. that costs you elsewhere 25o. Our stock Is always
Wo oro expert Piano Makers and Tuners. / Get your Piano tuned and
modo over llko new. ,
No. 11 West Broad Street.
To Whom It May Concern:
Having registered with tho Secretary of the Com?
monwealth of the State of Virginia and tho Clerk of the
Chancery Court of the City- of llichmond our boxes, bot?
tles, syphons, kegs, etc., in conformity with an act approved
March 7,1900, we warn all persons against buying, selling
or using them for other than legitimate purposes.
Home Brewing Company.
O.E. QUVERNATOR, Secretary and Treasurer.
Will positively Curo Aching,
Burning, Perspiring, Swol?
len, Tired, Tender
Uso It onco and you will ad?
vise all your friends to do the
Don't Be Persuaded to
Try Some Other Kind.
Price, 10c per pnokngo, or fl pack?
ages, 25o by rolinblo Druggists nnd
Shoo Dealers, or mailed to any
uddreS9 for thu jirloo In Htnmps.
Prepared Only By
J. M. BLANKS,
The Prescription Druggist,
Hancock and Clay Streets nnd Bev?
erly nnd Randolph Streets,
1.1 olio ot Ilio Greatest lleulor? of the Sick on
Eurth. fores nil Diseuse? or no Cliurg?. 1 cure
i?II diseuses that uru I?howu to thu Iiuuibu roce
or no charge, im mutter whut yoor disease, sick*
uess, ur ul?llctlou muy bo, mid ri-more you to
perfect liealtli. I cure tho following disease?;
Heurt bisou??, Consumption, Blood, Kidney,
1.1 ver, Madder. l'Ilo* lu uny forra, Vertigo,
(Jutnay. Born Tbrout, ?.??????. Dyspepsia, Indicci,
lion, Constipation, Uhoumntlsni In tuiy form,
Pain?, und ??-liea of uny Uliul, Oold?, Bronchial
Troubles, Hares, Skin Illseusus, nil Itching Hen
notions. I,n (Jrlppe. or Pneumonia ; fleer?. Car?
buncles, Hulls, Cancer, the troret forui*. with?
out lie nsu ,.f knife or Instruments: Retenu-,
1*1 iiaiii,'? on fue? and li.nl ? ; Diabetes of Kidney?,
or firlgbt'e Disease of tho Kidney?. 1 cure uuy
disease, no matter of what nuture. Medicine
tent to nny address by expresa. Kor mil par?
ticulars ?cud n 'J-oi'iit ?tamii for answer. .No.
C07 I'eiitieylviiuln Aveline. .Snutheuut, Washing*
ton. ?), a Brunch sturo. Ku. 4Ul West llrnud I
Stit-et, Itlchiiiond. Vu.
mond yeaterday. lie was present at a
meeting of the committee last night,
Mr. lullett Kxiks much Improved In
health. l?tst night, prior to the ses?
sion, Mr. lSllett entertained a number
of member?; with his Impressions of At
lunta lio says ho attended a meeting of
tlia City?" Council thoro and for the first
time learned bow to keep nwmbors In
tlioLr seat? tufi! allow the business be?
fara the body to proceed undisturbed.
After a member Is mice seated ho la not
permitted to movo about, but enioUlng Is
permitted In the chamber.
Miss Roosevelt in Washington*
(Hy Aasm-l-teil Pre??.)
WASHINGTON, April lib-Mi.?? Alice
Roosevelt, accompanied by Captain and
Mia'. ??, ?. Cowlos, arrived here to-day
fro (O l?ltninre, N. C, whore they were
tbu (Stiftete for a few tluys of Mr. and
Mrs. George W. Viuiiloibiit. The party
was driven directly to the residence of
Captain and Mrs. Cowled. '
710 Main Street.
Blue-Flame Oil Stoves,
Ovens for Stoves,
Hose, Hose, Hose,
Oil, Oil, Oil, .
All Kinds o? Stoves
Orders from the Country
Given Prompt Attention,
I II I
710 Main Street.
"MONEY TO LOAN
Jiu und upwardH loaned on Pianos
uni household furniture, on the
building- end loan association plan.
which makes the cost much leas
rhan you pay elsewhere, and allow
you to puy it oft In monthly p?y
olente, running from ono to twelve
a n will is. Get others' rates, then
Tidewater Loan and Trust Co.
Bulte S3-W. Third Floor,
Merchant.' National Bank Building,
UOI Kant Main St?f?t
Take Elevator. *