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Leglslature May Not Adjourn
on tho 15th of May.
A DIVERSHY OF OPINION
Many Thlnk That lf the Body Takes a
Recess on tho Oate Named Much
Work Will Be Left Un
Although tho General Aascmbly has
adoptcd a rosolutlon provldlng for a ro
ceaa from May 15th until lato In the au
tumn, there Is' now gravo doubt wbethcr
tho Imperativo buslness beforo that body
can bo dlsposcd of by dnto ngrced upon.
Whlla thera are many who express the
hopo that tho work can bo dlsposcd of j
ln tlmo for adjournmont until October.
thero Ir none who expreasea well ground- |
ed, conlidcnco that thla wlll. bo dono. j
Tho purpose of tho adjournment la to I
pcrmlt tho coiiBlderatloji of the grent |
mass of loglslatlon drufted by the atand- i
Ing comralttces of tho two bodles to bt,,
rovlsed nnd completed by the Committee
on Finiil Hcvlnlon and Adjustment. Thla
committeo wlll work In vacatlon, and n
rosolutlon appropriatlng 17,500 to defray
lts expenses has alrcady passed both
houses. When tbo General Assembly
determlned early In tho Ecsslon to un
dertako a complote rvlslon of tho Codo,
the work was dlvldcd among tlie regular
Bta'ndlng pommlttces of tbo two houses,
nnd by them lu turn apportloned nmong
mihcommlttoes, Bometlmea elttlng ns jolnt
unbcommlttee, nnd In Bomo cibos worklng
lndependontly of the commlttecs of the
other houso. For months now thcHO com
mlttees nnd Biibcommittet-s have been
nt work. Several of the most important
commlttecs have completed and submltted
thelr work to tho tw obodlca nnd hnd
lt passed upon nnd approved. Othera havo
not been so Incluatrloua or so expedltlous.
Many Reports Pendlng.
In fact, many of tho most Important
commlttecs nro yet to mako reports of
thn portlons of the Code nsslgnod fo'them.
Tbo work ot Codo rovlslon was uwler
taken In connectlon wlth that of eon
forming the exlstlng slatutes to tho Con
Btltutlon. ThlH, tov\ proved a more
formldablo tnsk thnn many nntlelpafd.
In order to ascertaln the status of the
?work and the prnspects of adjournment
nt tho tlmo flxed. The Tlmes-Dlspatch
has mado a canvasa of the membera of
tho two housos and of the commlttee
chalrrncn. and gotten Btatements from
thom as to what 1b yet to bo done.
In the Hnuso several of tho mont Impor?
tant commlttecs. with a largo volume of
work asslgned to them, have not yet
BUbmitted thelr reportB. Thls Is true of
tho Committeo on Chesapeako ond lts
Trlbutarfea, th<? Committeo on General
LawS, tho Committeo for Courts of Jus
tlce and others.
The House Commlttee on Countles.
Cltles and Towns, whlch has charge
of the statutes rolatlng to town
ond., county gtvvemment, though near
ly ready. has not yet mado lts
report. Nor has tho Committeo on
Prlviloges nnd Electlons mnde lts re?
port. It has n mass of Btntutory provi
Bions perfectlng the oporatlon of the new
puffrage plan and tho condutc of elec
llnns- nnd prlmary electlons, nll nr nearly
all whlch wlll ellcit some dlscusslon on
thn floor ot the two houses.
The House Commlttee for Schools and
Cnlleges has nbout flnlshed Ita work.
but wlll hold another - meotlng: next
Tuesday beforo tho work wlll be' ready
The IIo-uso Commlttee on Roads and
Internal Navlgatlon Is far from done yet,
and has nmong other thlnga a general
road law to ngree upon and mnny other
matters of moment to tho members and
to tho people generally.
Tho House Committeo on Asylums ond
Prlsons nlso has somo work yet to be
done, but has nbout completed tho draft
of tho work.
Flnance and Bnnks, under the leader
Fhlp nt lts energetlo chalrman, Hon. W.
JI. Boaz, has long ngo completed lts
work. and It hns boen dlsposcd of.
Vlews on Adjournment.
In the Sennto tbo work has been but
llttlo moro advaneed thnn In the House.
Judge Mann./chalrman of the Prlviloges
nnd Electlons Commlttee, whon nsked
>s to thn status of that commlttee'a work,
Bald: "1 thlnk wo wlll bo up by May
Mr. McIIwalne, chalrman of the Com
jnltlee for Courts of Justlce, said: "Our
york la nll In. Wo aro Blmply wattlng on
iho Houso Committeo. I bco no reoson
lehy wo enn't got away by the 15th."
Mr. Barksdnle, chalrman of the Com
y.ltteo on General Laws, said: "A partlal
report of tlio committeo ls nlready In, I
lo not thlnk wo can posslbly" got away
by tho 15th, nnd only wlsh wo could."
Mr. Masale, chalrman of tho Committeo
9n Boads and Internal Navlgatlon, sold:
"Thero nro several Important matters yet
to be dlsposed of by the commlttee,
among them the Angell bill oe to domur
rage charges upon railroads, nnd the Clay
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tor blll. pToposlng to hold rallwayo re
imonsible for transmlsslon of frelght over
connectlng ltnes, adversely reported from
tho commlttco. I hopo wa wlll bo able to
get away by tha 15th, however."
Mr. Keezell. ehalrman of tho Commlt?
tee on Publlc Instltutlons and Education
nnd Flsh and Gamo. Raid: "We aro abso
lutely up on our work ln both commlt
tecs. I thlnk we ought to get away by
Mr. Wlckham, ehalrman of tho Com?
mlttee on Flnance and Banks, sald: "All
of our work Is In. I hope we wlll bo able
to get away by tho 15th."
Mr. Ople, ehalrman of tbe Commlttee
on Counties. Citles and Towns, sald: "The
work of our commlttee was dlvlded wlth
thc House Commltte<\ whlch took all re
lntlng to counties and towns, whilo we
took that relatlng to citles. Our report
as to citles ls now on tho Sennto Calen
dar. I do not thlnk It possible for the
General Apsembly tn complete the work
that must yot bo done before the recess."
Diversity of Oplnlon.
Mr. Wallaco, ehalrman of the Commlt?
tee on Agriculturo, Mlnlng nnd Manufao
turlng, nald: "Our report ln not yet ln,
I thlnk our prospoots of gettlng away aro
Theso mnmbora of the Senate, when
to examine into the diflbrent lines of Spring Furnishings
decided tlmt thoso carried by
The E. B. Taylor Co. ,
suited all purposes, both as regarding price and quality,
and accordingly placed thoir ordor with us for
strong onough for grown peoplo, at
$4.00 and $4.50 each.
nll kinds nnd sizes, both ln zlno nnd
wood, lincd olthor wlth porcolnln or
A full llno of Galvanlzed and Porco
lain-lined Wnter .Coolors, ln tlu or
wood, at froiu
an Uioxponslvo luxury, only
We aro showlng tho largest lluo of
Hammocks ln tho South and at pilcus
that wlll eurprlse yon.
Wo only ask you to Inspect the differ?
ent llnes of Rcfrlgoratora that we
hancllo. A gllmpso of them will eatisfy
you that wehandlo only the best makes.
The E. B. Taylor Co.
1011 E. Maln St. 0 E. Broad St.
ftckcd aa to wr.A.1 they thought of tho
prospe** of gotttng away by tha 15th,
Mr. Cogbill: "I thlnk lt dnuhtful.
-Mr. flhands: "It Ifl doubtful."
Mr. Tylor: "I thlnk wo wlll not be ablo
to get away before Juno lst,"
Mr. Chapman: '"Wo wlll go on the ICth.
anyhow. Seo what a sllm attendanco
we have now. It wlll hardly bo posslblo
to keep a quorum horo much longer."
Mr. St Clalr: "I soe no roa?on why we
Bliould not got away at tho tlmo flxcd."
Mr. Dlnwlddle: "I do not thlnk we wlll
get away by the 15th."
Mr. Garrott: "I thlnk the prospect la
Mr. Walkor: "I thlnk lt llkely we wlll
be able to n/ljourn by the 15th."
Mr. Ford: "I thlnk that If we do jret
away by the lfith we wlll 1< .xve much work
Mf. Watklns: "I de not thlnk w? can
get away then."
Mr. Hobbai "I do not bo* why we should
not got away by the 16th."
Mr. Oold: "I thlnk lt very doubtful."
Mr. Harvey: "I thlnk we wlll get away
then. but we wlll leave much work un
From theso rcpllea lt can bo seen thn.t
whllo members generally doslre to get
away by tho mlddlo of Mny, ln most
rnsea they do not thlnk bo, or In tho
easea of most of those who do, tho thought
ls born of tho wlsh In alrnout every case.
MR. MOROAN'S SUCCESSOR
Name of the Rev. R. Lin Covo Is Being
Commlttoes havo beon appolnted by the
Seventh Btrcot Chrlstlan Cliurch of this
olty to eecuro a supply for the pulplt,
and also to recommend a succeBsor to the
Rev. Caroy E. Morgan, who recently re
elgncd to go to ParlB. Ky.
Somo Bpoculation aa to tho man who
wlll bo choscn to tako Mr.(Morgan's place
1r belng Indulged In. In thls connection
the name of the Bev. R. Lln Cave. ot
Atlanta, Ga., ono of tho most dlstingulsh?
ed mlnlators In tho denominatlon la belng
mentloned. Mr. Cave ls an unclo of the
Rev. Prpston A. Cave, of thls clty, and
he ls now In Richmond conductlng a most
Kuccesstul rovlval at the Thlrd Chrlstlan
Dr. Wallaco Payno, of the Unlverslty of
Kansas, wlll preach to-day at tho Seventh
TO DR. CURRY
Memorial Wlndow to Be Placed In the
Houston Normal Institute.
Texaa clalms the honor ot puttlng ln
the flrst memorlal wlndow to Dr. J.
L. M. Curry. It wlll be placed ln the
Houston Normal Institute, beaxlng date
and name, thls inscrlptlon:
Soldler, Author, Statesman. Educator.
Great In Intellect. Great ln Character.
Great ln Bervtce.
CRANZ SELLS OUT
Retires from Business Because of Ad?
vaneed Age?Chrlstlan Gets Stock.
R, I_ Chrlstlan & Co. havo purohased
the stock of the old flrm of Oscar Cranz
on Thlrteenth Street, nnd tho stock will
be transferred to Chriatlans's to-m.iv
row. Mr. Cranz is one of the oldeist
liquor merchants ln the clty, and has
conducted buslness ln Richmond for about
slxty years. He gocs out of buslness, be?
cause of hls advaneed age. Tho stock
ls a very flne one of flrst-closs llquors
THE MARRIAGE OF
MR. HUGO DELARUE
Young Richmond Man Takes
^MIss Colller to Nortir Caro?
llna and They Wed.
The followlng speclal recelved by The
Tlmes-Dlspatch from Ellzabeth Clty, N.
C, brought the news of tho marriago
there a few days ago of a well known
young Richmond man to a young lady
of thla clty: ,
"Mr. Hugo A. Delarue and Miss Ruby
A. Colller, of Richmond, eloped to thls
clty thls week and secured a llcenso ol
marriage. Th0 reglster of deeds per
formed the ceremony and tho couple re?
turned to Richmond."
The young man could not bo found laat
nlght to vorlfy the report, nor waa the
resldence of hla brido known.
Mr. Delaruo ls a well known and popu?
lar attache of the BIJou clerlcat force,
and ls a son of Mr. Gus B. Dolarue, the
well known Maln Street r6staurantour.
mquiry at hls fathor's place of buslness
last nlght brought forth the Information
that none of tho famlly knew of the
marriage of tho young man, though
they were lhcllned to belleve tho story,
aB they know hlm to have beon paylng
attentlons for some time past to a young
lady whoae flrst name was Ruby. Tha
young benedlct hlmself la ln tho clty,
but could not ba found last nlght,
Mr. Delaruo Is elghteen yenrs of age
and ls popular among a wlde clrcle of
frlends. His buslneBa ln connection wlth
the BIJou company ta'^os hlm to Norfolk
each week, and he was there for several
days last week, as usual, ond lt la be
Ileved that whllo dc-..n thoro he "stole"
across the chan.^ii with hla fnlr ono and
tha two wore morrjed. Tho announce?
ment wlll como as a great surprlsa to tho
frlends of the young people here, as up
to last nlght the secret had been 1m
parted to no ono ln thla olty, so far aa
oould be learned.
Chlldren Have a Most Enjoyable Time
on Monday Evenlng.
Miss Klrflo Raabe celebrated the annl
versory of her tanth blrthday Monday
evenlng, from 4 to 7 o'clock, at tho resl
donce of her grandparents. Games of nll
klnds wero Indulged ln, the donltey party
belng the roaln feature. The prlzes were
awarded to Miss Ruth Dawley and Mlsa
Among thoso presont weiro Mlssea ElBle
Raabe, Ruby Bhelton, Besste Gooch, Mary
Wood, Ellzabeth Wrlght, Lllllaji Fletchor,
Ruth Dawley, Mamlo Blenner, Ruth Cal
ter, Elnora Millor, Roslna Moesta, Elnora
and JSva Koch, Edna Shumann, 12tta and
Lena Herold, I?ura MohlbrecU, Carrte
Iletzer, Ilelen Oeblsoheager, Bessle Dud
ley, Lilllan Kendall, Helen Blnford, M?.s
ters IBrdmann Mlller, Ruesell and Henry
Gooch, Lesllo Tucker, Henry Stroat, Carl
aud Paul Raabe and Louls Wrlght
Dr. Battle Here.
Dr. Henry W. Battle. formerly paator
of the Flrst Baptlst Church. of Peters
burg, passed through Rlohmond yester?
day on hla wuy to hls now homo from
whlch he had been ealled to conduct a
So far as la known tho Flrst Church
has takon no doflnlte Btep towurd aecur
Ing a succeasor to Dr. Battle. It la Bald
here that tho congregatlon would Hke to
secure iho Bev. Howard I<eo Jonos, of
New York, brothor of the Rev. M. Aahby
Jonea. of thla city, if lt was thought pos
slbie to got hlm to leave hlg present
'TI,TTn'""i'VliliHIWniSJ1"J",T~"T'" ? ";rj:LT.1ffijlTiAIIIIW lll"sa
Ladies' High-Gr&.de Ready-to-Wear Appeorel.
Every One of This Season's Most Fashionable and Wcuited Styles &>nd
M&jrked at Prices Which Barely Covers Cost of Ma>terioJs,
N unusual money-saving buying opportunity, which should not be overlookcd. Every garment offered in
this sale is new and fresh, and selected by our buyer because of its general worth or stylish get up. In
every instance you will find that at the prices they are now marked the cost of material alone is barely
SI2.75 Suits Now $10.98.
5 Serviceable Suits of Black Cloth,
blouso effect, silk llned, shawl collat
and stolo front and trimmed -with
814.50 Suits Now SIO.98.
A Collarlesa Blouse Suit of Navy
Blue Vcnetian, blouse trimmed nice
ly wlth black and whlte brald,
blouso silk lined and skirt with silk
S32.50 Suits Now 814.98.
A great bargaln.- A Black Cloth
Suit, silk lined throughout, blouso
with cape collat, roll front, skirt
pipcd and trimmed with silk passa
818.50 Suits Now $14.98.
A very fashionable Suit of All
Wool Mistral, color3 black and
brown, blouse with cape collar, taf?
feta lined and Btolo front.
$22,50 Suits Now 816.50.
Made of extra quality chevlot, col?
larlesa blouse, military effect, trim?
med with Persian trimmings on col?
lar, shoulders and front; jacket eillc
832,50 Suits Now 819.50.
A very styllsh Suit of extra qual?
lty cloth, colors black and navy,
collarlesa blouse, cape shouldors, I
silk trimmed, silk lined throughout. , \
839.50 Suits Now 829.50.
Blouso Sult of cxtra quality cloth,
blouse trimmed in green cloth,
stltchcd in white, stolo collar, blouse
and skirt handsomely trimmed with
tafteta and buttons.
819.50 Suits Now Sio.98.
Fashionably mado of All-Wool
Crash, long coat effect, trimmed
with fancy braid, stole front
S25 Suits Now $19.50.
Fancy Gray Striped Walking Suit,
o-gore skirt, with , strlpe seams,
pleated collar, roll front, shoulders.
$29.50 Suits Now $24.50.
Fashionable Suits of Gray Mix
tures, shawl shoulders, blouse front,
skirt and jacket trimmed with pip
ing and Persian bands.
One Special Lot of Suits.
Very Good and Very Low
About 20 good and serriccable
Suits of Kersey and Cheviot, colors
navy, black and tans, all last sea
son's styles. FoTmcr prices $15.00
to $30.00; to clean them up quickly
Nicely tallorcd, silk lincd, of black
cloth and tan covert cloth. Former
prices Sia.soand $12.98; your pick
15 last season's Black Cheviot
Skirts, nicely. mado and trimmed
with taffeta bands; wero $4.50 to
25 this season's Skirts, of cta
mines and cloths, fashionably mado
and cut and trimmed with fancy
bands of taffeta. Former prices
810.00 to $^.50. now.$5.98
Black Silk and Net Skirts?
The $22.50 ones now $14.50
Tho $30:00 ones now $19.50
The $21.00 ones now $14.50
The $17.00 cnes now $12.50
Nicely made and trimmed with (j
handsome nainsook and Swiss em- l.:j
broideiy, broad shoulders, hem
stitched collars; actual value $2.00,
Handsome Nainsook Waists, hem?
stitched stolo collar, 8 rows of flne
plaiting, hemstltched back, 3 rows
of cluster tucks, $2.50 value.. .$1.69
Our entlre line of Lawn Wrap
pws, carefully selcctcd patterna,
cut full and wide. Former prices
$1.25 to $2.50; your pick now..89c.
At Greatly Reduced Prices.
A raanufacturer's entire sample
line of Voile, Mistrals, Net Crepe de
Chine and Linen Robes at a reduc
tion of one-third from former prices.
IN CHARLEY'S AUNT
Productloh for the Louisiana
Table at the Academy
Consplcuous among tho thcatrlcal eventa
of tho week wlll bo productlon at the
Academy o? Muslc, Wednesday, Aprll 23th,
of "Charley's Aunt," by tho Dramatic
Club of tho Unlversity of VlrBlnia. and
"CtiopaUcKs and SplWns," by the Lady
Nicotlno Stock; Company for tho beneflt
of tho Louisiana and North Carolina- ta
bles of tho Confoderato Bazaar,
The eaat of characlers for "Charley's
Aunt" lncludes: V
Stephen Spettigue, F. C. Harrls; Colo?
nel Slr Francla Chesney, Marloti Brawley;
Jaok Chesney, E. R. Schoen; Charley
Wyckom, F. S. Tyler: Lord Fencourt
Babberley, S. T. Caves; Brossett, P. L.
Conquest; Donna Lucia de Alvedorez, R.
B. Crav.-ford; Krtty Verdum, J. P. Boogh
or; Amy Spettigue, Julla-n Osborne; Elea
nor Delahay, R. N. Pollard.
The curtaln ralser for the 20th at the
Academy wlll bo "Chopstlcks and Splk
lns," a farco ln one act, by Paul Merritt,
staged hero by the Lady Nicotlno Stock
Company, mado up of:
Hamuel Splklns, of Lakewood, Mr. Mc
Adatns; (Jliarles Chopstlcks, hls frlend,
Mr. Reed; Julla, hls wlfo, Miss Smith;
Mrs. Ironclasp, hls mother-ln-law, Miss
Ktolces; Cheok, hls servant. Miss bhlelds;
Maud, lils terror, Miss Morgan.
For tho beneflt of the unlnltlatod lt ls
stated that the scene ln tho play repre
tents a morning room in Mr. Splklns' home
at LakOwood; that wlgs aro provlded by
nature; that tho make-up is to bo dono
by "A. Mess, house and sign palnter;"
that tho talont ls to be donated by "the
Umnltlgated Nervo Food Company;" the
costumes "by Father," and tho stage dl
rections by Georgo A. Kelley, "because lt
was the only way he could be kept out
of tho cost."
Tho Lady Nicotlno Stock Company has
asked leave to mako tho followlng state
Owlng to nntural, though mlsgulded en
thuslasm, certaln exaggoratod reporta of
the Lady Nlcotlne Btock Company have
galned credence ln Rlchmond. As the
compn.oy'3 pollcy ls to stand entlrely on
its own mcrlts, tlio managoment takes
thls opportunlty <>f correctlng euch er
rors as have been brought to Its notlco.
The dato of our company's fornm.tlon ls
unknown, but tho clalm hls never beon
fully eubstantlated that nn unbrok-en llne
can bo traced back to tho band of players
ln whlch BliaUespearp enacted mlnor
parts. Wo clalm nothlng wo cannot
Our mammoth $1,0(0,000 streot parado
wlth elghteen braas bands, cages of wlld
and uiiBliaved nctors, dens of foroclous
scene palnters, stago carpenters ln thelr
natlvo haunts an.l tho only educatod pross
agont In cnptlvlty, wlll tako place, not on
tho dny of the entertalnment as rumored,
but ou Aprll 31st, at 12:S0 A. M., rain or
shlne. Don't miss it 1
It ls absolutoly untrue that tho company
contomplatos buylng the Pannsylvvtla
Rallroad system. We have no deaJ.ro ta
own a nillo of track; and our ten prlvato
tralna afford us nmplo accommoclatlon.
Whon wo noed more, wo wlll bulld them.
Thero ls no cnunu to fear anythlng ln
th'e nature of a paulo on tho evenlng of
Aprll 29th, as our usual arr.-ingmnenta for
handllng vust crowda wlll provall.. A
largo corps of palntera ln now ut work
on "standing room only" slgiiB. Tlio mo
ment the houso ln fhlod (probably early
in the afternoon). theso wlll be dlsplayod
ln all parts of tho clty und outlylng dls
tiiots. So whon thu curtaln rlses at 8; 15
o'olock tho atreets ln tho nolghborhood
of the Academy will not be over-erowdod.
A epopial featuro for tho oomfort of
cur patrons ls tho lung testing machlne
for Infants, whlch wlll be found ln tho
lobby. Any baby whoso vocal power ex
ceeds 163 must bo chockad ln tho ooat
room, where ho wlll be provlded wlth ono
paper of No. 0 c-arpot taclia for hla dl
Havo you forgotten tho duteT It ls
Wednesday, April 2Jth, Beats at tho box
offlce, W und 76 cuuts: no hlgher.
ACTIV1TY IN REAL ESTATE
Several Large Sales Were Made Durlng
All the real esttite agents report. fuch
actlvlty ln real estato last week. and
nuiny largo sulos wero made. Wlth 1'alr
weather tho market would bo very brlsk.
All tho auctlon saloa wero woll attontlod,
and for tbo niont part brought hlghly
satlsfnotory prlcoe. Tho sale last week
of tho Allen property by Brown and Com?
pany to tho MoOlll Lyceum for JU.OCO
was c.f much JocaJl interest, and uxtfif
congratulatlons on the part of the nu
merous members of that erowlng body.
Tho same flrrn reports tho ealo of four
other largo propfertlea ranging from
$10,000 to $15,000, but dld not feel at llberty
to glve partlculars nt thla time.
The samo flrm will sell at publlc auc?
tlon on Tuesday next at 5:30 P. M. tho
three atory brick dweiilng. No. 013 East
Lelgh Street, nnd ofl Wdenesday, April
20th, at tho same hour two dwelllnga,
It Is reported thnt the lot on tho north
sldo of Graco Streot, between Harriaon
and Ryland Streets, has also been. sold,
and tho purchaser Intencla to eroct a
modern flat bulldlng on lt.
To Attend a Wedding.
Mr. Thomaa L. Moore. of No. 102 East
Grace Street, accompanled hy Mrs. Mtooro
and Miss Roborta Zlmmerman Allen, has
gone to Now Tork to attend tho weddlng
of hls brother, fisorgo H. Moore, and Miss
Edlth Hunter Owen, daughter of Dr. ond
Mrs. Henry E. Owen, of No. 40 "West
Flfty-sixth Streot, New Tork clty, on
tho 20th ihstant. After the wedding Miss
Allen wlll pay nn extendod vlslt to frlemda
in 'llartford, Conn., and Naugatuck. Mr,
Mooro wlll return tlio latter part of noxt
week. Mrs. Moore wlll spond a day or
two ln Baltimore, en routo to Richmond.
Celebrate Founder's Day.
The alumnJ members of the Phl Gamma
Dtlta Gveek Letter Society havo arranged,
in conjunction wlth the nctive chapter
at Rlchniond Colloge, to flttlngly celobrato
fcunder's day by a banquet. Many of
Rlchmond's most promlnent. mon nro
proud of thelr associatlon wlth the "Fljis,"
and the banquet promlBes to be on occa
elon of unusual congenlallty and good
Richmond Saddles for England.
Messrs. John IT. DIckoraon & Company,
No. 1402 Eaat Main Street, of this olty,
havo furnlshed Mr. Bostock wlth sev?
eral saddles, brldles. etc, to be ahlpped
to England. Somcthlng dlfferent from
tbo Engllsh style was wnnted. and the
nbove (lrm had thom, and, therefore, had
tho pleasure of furnlshlng tho goods.
SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVEN
ViaS, A. L. Railway, Savannah, Ga., May
Richmond, Va., April 0, 1003.
To tho Delegates and Visltors to tho
Southern Baptlst Conventlon at Savan?
nah, G'a... May 7-14, 1003:
Tho Trjihepprtatlon Commlttee of the
Bnl'.lmoro and Maryland "dulogatluns
havo annouiicod the Seaboard Alr Llno
Railway aa tholr otliclal routo. 'J'bo So.i
board is maklng speoial arrangemonts for
Tho routo from Richmond will ho vla
Petersburg. Hondcraon. llalelgli, South?
ern Plnes, Columbia.
Cafo Dlnlng-Cars on tralns nnd pns
sengerfl wlll bo enabled lo pay for only
what thoy want.
The faro from Rlchmonrl to Savannoli
and return wlll bo $15.55: from Potors
biirg It wlll bo $H.S0. 'iickets on Balo
May 4-7th, Incluslvo, nnd will be good
returnliig tlll May 20th, Thla tlckot may
bo oxtentled to Juno lst by depnsltlug the
tlckot wlth Mr. Joseph Rlchaidson,
Speclal Agent at Savannah, and paylng
a feo of DO cents.
Intereating sldo trlps from Savannah
to Jacksonvlllo, Fla., and other polnts
at low ratos have been arranged for.
Savannah la n beautlful und Interest?
lng clty alTd wlll prosent Us most cbarni
Ing nsnect at the tlma the conventlon
nieots. Every faclllty wlll bo afforded
visltors by the Seaboard Alr Llno Rail?
way and Us pasHOiigor representatlvea.
Speclal sleepora wlll be provlded. No
ohailgo of cars between Rlchniond und
Tralns wlll leavo Richmond 2:16 P. M.
nnd I0l?8 P. M., arrlvliig In Savannah at
D'05 A. M. and 2:20 P. M., reapectlvoly.
Spaco la bolng rnpldly reserved, and
wo would resneotfully ask you to notlfy
us nt thls olllca how niuoh sloeplng-car
epac.o you wlll requlre.
<l. p. SMITH. W. J. MAY,
Dlst. Bass. Agt City Tieket Agt,
RAISE THE RATES,
As usual, tho Leglslaturos of several
Htates have made lawa Inoroasing the
taxes or other oxpenses of flre lnsuranco
compaiilos. Those bllls aro Introducod and
advocated l>y mombera who want promo?
tlon to hlgher offlces and soek popu
larlty wlth votors by flghtlng corpora?
tlons. lt 1? an easy and eafe way to ap?
peal to tha ignoraucu of thelr cotiBtltu
But what ls tlio effect of unfrtemlly
leglslatlon on tlio compatiles? Can thoy
malntaln thelr eolvonoy after meetliifc'
theso now and heavy burdons? Only In
one way. A aufflcleitt Increase must be
made to the fivo Inauranuo rato to pay
'I msaes, all taxea and all of tho ex.
ies of dolng buslness. Tho now laws
. :<o tbo yoter to pay moro than ho tlid
beforo hls popular nolghbor was oloctod
tn tbii Loglslaturu. plcdgcd to tlgm, tax
aud anwiy aolvont flro lnsuranco coiu
panlea. Ii?uiuiK'vj Mugazlno.
SUNDAY TIMES-DISPATCH WANT COLUMN
"Truth never grows old" waa tho pro
verb iiatd ln last Sunday Tlmes-DUpatch
Want Column Proverb Contost and tho
seven prlzea woro awarded as follows:
Flrst prlze, J2 ordor, M. Woodlass, gen?
eral dollvory, ..
Second prlze, Jl order, A. T., caro car?
rler No. 47, clty.
Thlrd prlze, 50c\ order, R. Dabney, No,
100 North Blghteenth Street, clty.
Fourth prlze, &0c. order, M. B. H.,
Flfth prlze, 50c order, Flom Coleman,
Now Canton, Vn,
Slxth prlze, 50c. order, Dr. J. J. Blalr,
Soventh prlze, 50c order, L. "Wlnaton
Sharp, Millboro, Va,
Correot anawerg woro also received from
ths followlng named contestants, viz:
Rlchmond, Va.?Mrs. M. M. Schaaf, Miss
Melclna Schaaf, R, W. Booker, A. D.
Loech, A. D. Sagor, A. McWllIlams,
Charles Laurens, R. L. Mllhau, Loe L.
Nlchols, John Dearhart, Esther Ivey, CIIN
ScottBville, Va.?Mlsa Annie Heath, Mlle<l
T. Heath. Miss Mary Ruttor, Miss lAzzia
Brlgga, M. Agnca Pitts, R. A. Pltta, XV.
G. Staplos, Marlon Pltta, Josse L. Day,
Miss Irone Brlgg, Miss Fannie Brlgg, R,
F. D., 1, Mrs. IL M. Blolr.
Ennonvlllo, Va.?E. T. Coleman, Blanohe
Coleman, F. R. Coleman, Pattle Coleman,
Mlsa M, Pltts, Mlsa Lottle Pltta, M1e3
Pbob Mable, Annie Coleman.
Chnrlottosvtlle, Va.?Miss R. Holen
Flournoy. Miss F. M. Mlchie.
Waverly, Va.?\V. T. Danlol.
'Sklnquarter, Va.?Mrs. J. D. Woolrldge.
Ashland, Va.?S. J. Hall, Mlsa Hatto ,
Thero Is another ^proverb contest ln to
day'a Want Pages. Tho proverb ls com
posed of fifteen lettors. Flnd tho letters
and then form tho proverb. What ls lt?
Report of Flnance Committee
to Be Considered by
iDonday?Common Councll, 7 P. M.;
Board of Aldenaon, S P. M.
Tuesday?Commlttoe on Streeto, B P. M.
?Wednesday?Ordlnance, Charter ond Re
form Commlttee, 8 o'clock.
Thursday?Pollco, Electlona nnd Sohools
Committee, 4:30 P, M.: Board of Publlo
Interest, B P. M. j Water Committee, 8
P. M.; Health Committee, 8 P. M.
Beginning wlth a speclal meetlng of
tho Common Councll to-morrow nlght at
7 o'olock, thla wlll provo lndoed a busy
week In Clty Hnll clrcles, although tho
commlttee work wlll bo" latgely of a rou
tlno nature. Immetliately ul'ter tlio ad
Joui-nuient of tho lower branch tho Board
wlll convene ln speclal aesslon.
As haa beon stated ln The Tlmcs-Dls
patch, the Common Councll has beon
cnl'.ed for tho purposo of rocolvltiff and
oonslderlng the roports of tho Flnanco
Commlttee on thosa lhiuor dcnJera who
have potltlonod for a docrense ln thelr
llcense taxallon. It ls imdorstaod that a
number of redm^lona havo beon made,
amV It ls thought tho report of tho com
mltteo wlll bo adopted wlthout any eerl
oub objectlon, although one or two addl
tloual changea may bo made.
Tho Board has been ealled for the pur
poso of concurring ln tlie actlon of tho
Common Councll in oltering to let four
rooms in the Clty Hall to tho Corpora?
tlon Commlssion. This wlll doubtless ba
CAPTAIN CURRY HERE
Comesto Attend the Servlces in Memory
of His Father Thla Evening.
Captaln Manly B. Curry, eon of the lato
Dr. J. L. M. Curry, ls ln tho clty to nt-<
tend tho sorvlcoa to be held to-nlght by
the Educatlon Conference ln memory o<
hls dlstingulshed father.
Captaln Curry wlll probably be ln the
clty for sovoral days. He ls a resldent ot
Atlanto, Ga., and ls a captaln ln the
Unlted States army.
Tho conventlon of Vlrglnla Sunday*
schools will not bo hold until fall.
Tho Lynchburg Executlve Commlttee oi
the Vlrglnla. Stato Sunday-sehool Associ?
atlon at lt3 last meeting doclded unanl
nlously to postpono tho Stato Conventlon!
until somo tlmo ln the fall.
Tho commlttee has nover decldeil iport
nor annoiinced any dato for holding tho
next conventlon, but ln eome way tlie
dato has been. glven out aa April 28th ta
Tho corroct dato wlll be annotmced later
nnd the propor notlces and Invttatlonfl wlll
bo seut to tho Sunday-schools of; Virginia.
Tho Executlve Committeo hopes to
nrouao a deoper luterest ln tlie work dur-<
ing the summer months.
Your Best Men's Shoe Store,
eecured, afler sharp competition,
tlie contract to supply
on their onting to attond tho annual convention to bo held in
Haltimore July, 1003,
Spccilll " '-^no Riohmond " would like to see jueuibers in
Mr?f J tending to partioipate to stop in and leave their ex
lNOllCe. uet sizo, aiul insuro for thoinselvea a comfortable,
easy walking shoa.
YOUR BEST MEN'S SHOE STORE,
611 East Broad Street
JAC WILSON, Munager.
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