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FOR LONG WIHTEH CRUISE I'atrol of Atlantic Coast Begins De cember 1 and Continues to April I. TO KEFP CONSTANTLY AT SKA Acushnet Assists British Schooner Off Hhoal and Also a Disabled Vessel. McCuIloch at Scene of Wreck of Hanalel. WASHINGTON. November 30.?Win ter cruising by vessels of the Revenue Cutter Service begins at 12:01 A. M. Tuesday next. Until midnight of March 31, 1915, tho rovenue cutters on the Atlantic Coast stations, from East port, Me., to Savannah, Ga.. will keep at sea constantly on, lookout for ships In distress. For the past week or ten days rev enue cutters have been taking aboard extra stores, heavy towing hawsers and cruising gear. They arc now all ready to start service. Oftentimes the revenue cutters have little to do for weeks at a time. Then comes a spell of. bad weather. Calls for aid come so thick and fast that It may be difficult to dccldc which call to answer first. Kach season shows increased ef ficiency on the part of the revenue cut tors. Few vessels call In vain for aid. The revenue cutters are almost certain to reach them In time to snve and tow them Into safe harbor. Acnthntt Putin Schooner free. Calls for nld have been few In tho past week. The Acushnet, on duty on the Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket Sounds, has had, however, two "as sists" to her credit. Tho British schooner St. Maurice, from n 'Nova Scotlan port to New York, ran ashoro on the Massachusetts coast near Chatham. The Acushnet flqated her without much difficulty and towed her Into the Vineyard for harbor. The schooner Samuel Dlllaway, an American vessel,' was found off Pol lock Hip with wtndlas broken, and was also assisted by the Acushnet. She was taken Into port at New Bedford by h big seagoing tug. Whilo the cutter Woodbury was laid up for repairs came a call from the three-masted schooner Fannie and Fay, ashore on Little Fishing Hock. In the mouth of the Kennebunk River, Me., asking for prompt help. The revenue cutter could not be made ready for service for several hours. With per mlsulon of the owners the tug Con cord was manned by the crew of the cutter, and haste made to the strand ed schooner. She was found In a dan gerous position, but was floated, prac tically unharmed. Tho revenue cuttcr Morrill went to tho aid of tho freight steamer Itocket ashore at Pcresiiue Island, near Brie. Pa. The vessel was found high and dry on a sand beach. Only digging her off could save her. The Tuscarora found the steamship I.ehlgh a hope less wreck on a reef at the entrance to Poverty Harbor. Mich. These two vessels were lost In a great storm on the lakes In the past week. Though responding promptly to the trouble call, the rutter Mohawk, on tho Now York station, was unable to aid tho prhooncr George I). Jenkins, found ashore on the south side of Long Island near Shlnnecock. Tho schooner was out ot the reach of tho cutter, which returned to hor station. Tho Jenkins went ashoro In on? of the gales that swept the Atlantic early last week. " Wreck of tl?r Itanalel. Bringing the dead and tho survi vors of :h?.- wreck of the steamer llnn nlel to San Frnnelsco lias been the duty performed by the cutter McCuI loch in the past week. A telegram received from her commanding officer tells of the arrlxal of the cuttcr at San Francisco with thirteen Furvlvors and fifteen dead. The wreck was one of the worst that has occurred on the Pacific Coast for many years. Responding to notification from a steamship of the presence of wreckage In th4 Gulf of Mexico In tho vicinity of Key West, the cutter Miami made a scitrch. The wreckage, a mass of tim bers seemingly a portion of the hull of h vessel, was located. Two torpedoes were placed on the wreckage. One ex ploded and did the work of effectively breaking up the. mass. The other torpedo failed to explode and was recovered and taken nboard the cutter. A faulty detonator was found to be the cause of Its not ex ploding. It wll| be- made ready for service when a mine Is next wanted to blow up a derelict. Captain H. O. Crisp, on waiting or ders, and Second Lieutenant Le Rov ItelnhurK. from the cuttcr Woodbury, were visitors to and registered at the department In the past week. XKVKHAI. TOWNS SEEKING JACKSON INSTITUTE ISpeoial to The Times-Dispatch.] T'UTjASKT, VA., November 30.?Pu laski will nmlcf an effort to have Stonewall Jackson Institute reestab lished hero. The. buildings of this school, which Is at Abingdon, were destroyed by fire on Tuesday morning. A campaign has been Inaugurated here looklnc to the presentation to the board of trustees at its meeting on Thursday at Abingdon flattering in ducements to locate the school here. The city will offer the beautiful Maple Shade Inn properly, which, ItYs under stood. can bo purchased from the Nor folk and Western Railway Company at a very reasonable figure. At a meeting of the school trustees on Fri day ; it was decided to rebuild the school, but In view of other towns, Pulaski. Wythevllle and Marlon, ask ing for the school, the trustees re served action as to the place. AMUSEMENTS Colonial?fSmyce Sco? Company In "The Christian," niatlnrr ttnd night. Umpire?Ijucllle l,n Verne Company In <IKImt Me Quick," mnttnre and night. |,yrlc? Popular vnu(levHle> nmllnrc nnd night. Bijou?"The Dancing Princess," bur lesque, mntlnee nnd night. "The Christian" Well Presented. Although the play, "The Christian," was carved out of Hall Caino's novel of t|ic same namo more than sixteen years ago, and hence has already l-c come, according to our heglnnlng-of the-ientury Ideas, somewhat old-fash ioned, It still retains to a marked de gree that hold upon the Interest and sympathy of tho theatre-going public that made It Berve so successfully us Viola Allen's first starring vehicle. If i there had been any doubt as to the continuing appeal of "Tho Chris tian," it was completely dissipated last night, when the audience at tho Co lonial Theatre sat through tho four actr and prologue. In which the play Is cast, and followed Its presentation by the Graycc Scott Company either In tenso silence or with rnpturously ex pressed appreciation. And certainly the performance? ' leaving aside, consideration of the play ?merited all the attention and all tho applause that It received. For, in aplte of tlie fact that the play is long and decidedly "tricky" in spots, the com ' pany gave It one of the smoothest and best^rounded performances that It has ? offered during thp season?and this on tho opening night. There was occa atonal evidence of alowneas In pick ing up cuea. but,, except " for that, ?very member of the cast-appeared to bo letter perfect In his part, and there who a cohealveneas that is not too ofton observed on-first nighta. Further, Mr. Borthelet and hla aceijlc artist, Mr. Sackerman, have .aucceeded In dealghlrig' and building"a "production that reflects '.the result rof artistic dis crimination and tlrolesw InduH'.ry. The thud act, In i articular, . la une of the handsomest setting ever shown In a stock production In Richmond?and the work of the lavish Mr. OIITpn Is fully remembered when the statement la made. ? MIbb Scott has an extremely difficult part In the role of Olory Quttyle, and plays It to the complete satisfaction of moat ' of her admlrera; Mr, Rlddell handles the role of the Pharisaical archdeacon with so much subtlety that It Is to be feared that the average audience, panting only for the story, will fall to appreciate the quality of his delicious humor; Mr. Berthelet's sonorous reading of the priest's lines Is a Joy to the ear, and the smaller parts are capably played, for the moat part. And Mr. Warner delivers John Storm's lines with less monotony, with more variety, of Inflection, and, conse quently, with more expression, than hie has revealed since his engagement In Richmond began. Douglas Gordon. I?nujtlialile l-'nrce at the Umpire. Farce replaced the sombre last night at the Empire Theatre, where Lucille L,a Verne and her compdny presented for the llrst time In this city "KIhh Me Quick." The change. Judging from the reception given the opening performance, is a welcome one. The new policy, according to the program, will be followed again next week.' "Kiss Me Quic.k" .is a typical Philip Hartholomae farce, which should be criticism enough. It is bullf for laughter only, and at the hands of the Ea Verne company It Is all that It was Intended .for. The play is frankly an entertainment, and a novice would not get brain fag In anticipating the plot?for plot there is little. But the absence of plot is counterbalanced by the laughs. Com ely is smeared on with a heavy brush. Why the name, even the author would not be able to explain. No title Is needed, however, to carry It. The performance begins at the ending. R opens with the supposed authoress sitting In front of a drop curtain, ex plaining how she came to write the play, which, she asserts, is taken from her own experiences. Then comes the play, showing those experiences. The plot centres about a band of movie actors, who are seen doing a heavy melodrama. The heroine wishes lo be a "lady" once In her life, and j to satisfy h.er longing she is prom I Ised the treat l?y her lover. How h? I does It. and the complications that j follow, bring forth a storm of laugh tor. Sedley Brown, Jr., again proves him self a past master of farcc. He Is ably backed up by Miss I-a Verne and Ed win Arnold, while Miss Blakeney makes a winsome little lassie longing for a touch of high life. Other members of the company are Incidental in the last two acts, but all are given an oppor tunity to display their versatility in the opening act?which is entirely a burlesque on the movies. Farce was welcomed by the audience. Not a funny line nor a funny situation failed to bring forth galea of laughter. The contagion spread from the front row to the highest seat In the gallery. Even the orchestra chuckled discreetly Only one feature marred an other wise* happy evening. It seems impos sible for tho stage hands to set the scenery on the first night, and last night who no exception. The wait be tween the first and second acta was about twice as long as necessa/y to get the results shown when |"thc curtain went up. The musicians did' nobly. They went through their repertoire of selections, but, after they began on the sceond round, the audience evidenced Its Impatience in the ways known only to an impatient audience. With the elimination of the unneces sary wait, "Kiss Me Quick" will doubt less prove to be one of the hits of the Empire. season, from point of ntten j dance and entertainment. I.yrlc'a Three flood Acta. Two of the three good aci* on the Lyric's bill for the first half of" the present week were Been In that theatre when It was supposed to be a big-time hou.se?a fact which further sustains the statement made several times In this column that the class of enter tainment now offered at the Lyric is ust about as high as that presontcd >efore It was officially stamped "pop ular vaudeville." That clever dog, Buater, presented by Ed. Vinton, is playing a return en g:\(;emfin(, and Is being oncouraged to wild wiggings of his tail by the en thusiasm of the house, pr by, unaoen signals from his trainer?it doesn't matter which. "The Awakening of the Toys." the unusual combination of me chanical and acrobatic comedy, which was seen at -the Lyric a year or more ago, is again presented by Dc Witt, Burns and Torrence. The act is of a character somewhat unusual In vaude ville, and is particularly well executed. Harry Lester, a vaudeville enter tainer of varied talents, pretty, well walked away with the 'performance yesterday afternoon. A man who can mimic Bert Williams and then offer an imitation, only slightly exaggerated, of H. Cooper-Cllffe as Nobody In "Every woman," Is not too frequently seen on our circuit. The first two acts are those of Joe Kramer and Company and Sterling and Chapman, but the flearst-Selig pic tures are, as always, most Interesting. O. O. I Znlluh l.? ? flesulnr Dancer. ' ! "54allah's Own Company" Is the billed I attraction at the Hijou this week, and I "Zallah's Own Company" Is very much ; of a success, if the manner in which It was received last night may be ac j cepted as a fair measure of approval. They apparently liked everything from the opening miraber unt^l the curtain I fell upon a very abbreviated interpre tation?abbreviated being used In the sense of tlmo not costumo?by Zallah (HERSELF) of What is commonly known as Oriental dajiclng. Miss Zallah, whatever may have been the name given her by fond and honest and probably hardworking parents. Is a very regular dancer, and oven If. she did cause some scandal when doing her dances at llammersteln's, in New York City, she offered nothing last night which could cause even the slightest rise frotn the most censorious of cen sors here. That much as a preamble. The rest of the performance, or rather the forefront of the perform ance, showed the usual sixteen girls, well dressed, well drilled and well coached so far ns ensemble singing Is concerned and some principals. Namnd in the order shown by the progrum they were: Patrlnck Flnnegan (Walter Parker); Philip Souse (Joe Rose): Wlff Wlffles (Manny Koler); Miss Shopper (Nola Rlngold): Cashle (Ruby Lushy); Miss Model (Edith Lefler). and Tuttl Fruttl (Margie Martin). The chorus Ih goodlooking and hard working, and the comedy Is more laugh provoking than any offered thus far at the Bijou this season. It Is al together a very likable show. "The Old Hommtrad." Now In Its twenty-ninth season. "The Old Homestead" has absorbed or shed very nearly all that the English lan guage offers In the way of description, so that there Is nothing to sav about it, except In tho form of a news Item. -? The news Item,' therefore. Is hero printed: "Tho Old Homestead" will bo seen at the Academy of Music on Wed nesday and Thursday, with Wednesday matinee. Said to Have Stolen Illog. . Thomas Norman, colored, w&s yester day arrested on a warrant charging him with stealing a $15 opal ring from Miss Bertha Wood, a patient at Grace Hospital. Detective-Sergeant Krengel and Policeman Gerrlng arrested- the negro. MRS. BRAUER STRUCK BY BOY RIDING BiGYGLE Aged Woman It* Hurled to Aspliult Paving and. Rendered Un 'AconiclouB. HOV COMES TO HER RESCUE Ills First-Aid .Treatment Ih Highly Commended by Police as Strong Contrast to Motorist Who Struck Child and Ran. Mrs. Philippine Brauer, widow of B. Brauer, an aged woman living at 814 I West ? Gary Street, was struck by a j bicycle as she stepped from the pave- i ment opposite 25 West Broad Street ! enrlyi yesterday afternoon, and was hurled to the asphalt paving- Her head struck' the curbing, and a deep I gash was inflicted, rendering Mrs. Brauer unconscious for a time. Am bulance Surgeon Stern attended her I ami. took her to her home. It is not j thought that the Injuries are serious, although she suffered considerably 1 from shock. Otis Tucker, a messenger boy. living at 2510 Hargrove Street, South Rlch mond, was riding the bicycle that struck Mrs. Brauer. According Co De tective Robert Bryant, who was an eyewitness, the accident waB unavoid able. IIRVANT PRAISKS PROMPT ACT OK MKSSKKGKH BOY "In many years of "experience in po lice work, and after witnessing hun dreds of accidents, I do not recall a single one in which the spirit of a j true gentleman was so clearly shown as it was by Tucker," said Bryant last night. "Tho boy was coming east on Broad Street at a moderate rato of speed when Mrs. Brauer suddenly stepped from the curbing. He struck her a glancing blow, and as she fell backward toward the pavement he was hurled over the handlebars of the bicycle to the asphalt. "Mrs. Brauer lay still. Tucker was stunned for a moment, but was on his feet in short order, and hurried to the side of the injured woman. 1 hastened from the street car on which I wan riding. Before I could reach the spot Tucker had taken off his coat, and, making a pillow of it, had placed It beneath Mrs Brauer's head. I car ried her Into a near-by store and summoned ihe ambulance. "While awaiting the arrival of the surgeon Tucker alternately stood be side Mrs. Brauer and fanned her and begged me to tell him what to do for her. lie kept repeating the sentenco, "I could not help it." After Ambu lance Surgeon Stern had started to take Mrs. Jlrauqr home, T took the boy to the Second Precinct Station, where he made his statement with re gard to tho accident. He was not arrested." It was said last night that Mrs. Brauer's injuries were not thought to be of a serious nature In themselves. However, she is old and the shock was a considerable one. Tucker suffered several lacerations and bruises In his j fall to the asphalt, but was not Injured to any extent. SHARP CONTRAST TO CONDUCT OF MOTOIl CAR DRIVER The actions of the sixteen-year-old messenger boy, following his accidental striking of Mrs. Brauer. stands out In strong contrast to those of the un known man who ran his automobile over little six-vcar-old William King, 3126 West Marshall Street, at Boule vard and Broad Street Sunday after- ! noon. In that case, according to'the-inf6r-J mation gathered l>y the police, the mnn struck the-little fellow while he was crossing Broad Streeti The child was not run over by the wheels of the ma chine. but was caught by the car and dragged several feet before the ma chine was stopped. The boy was then lying between the front and rear wheels, ! To-Day and To-Night in Richmond Annual meeting Associated Chari ties. Chamber of Commerce Building:, S ! o'clock. j Richmond Society of Engineers, ad 1 dress Dr. Wirt Tasser, Mechanics' In jstltute, 8:30 o'clock. I Women's Department, Civic Federa tion, to make surgical dressings for j Red Cross, Murphy's Hotel, 10:30 o'clock. Council Committee on Public Build i ings, Properties and Utilities, City Holl, R o'clock. Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Jefferson Hotel, 5 o'clock. Lecture, Mrs. Sallie OuKl Donaldson, auditorium Miss Ellctt's School, 4 o'clock. Ai*t Club of Richmond, lecture by I Miss Lucy Coleman, principal Richmond Training School for KIndergartners, on "Froebel's Mother-Play Pictures in the Kindergarten," 5 o'clock. The Weather PorrraM: Virginia end North Caro lina?-Portly cloudy Tuesday ?pA Wed nenday, not much change In tempera ture. I,oral Temperature Yenterday. 12 noon temperature 70 .1 I'. M. temperature ." 63 8 1*. M. temperature 59 Maximum temperature to S P. M... 7ft Minimum temperature to 8 P. M... 54 Mean temperature 62 Normal temperature 44 Excess In temperature yest'erday.. 18 Deficiency in temperature since March 1 223 Accumulated deficiency In tempera ture since January 1 242 lioenl Itainfall Yenterday Rainfall last twenty-four hours..None Deficiency in rainfall 'since March 1 11.30 Accumulated deficiency in rainfall since January 1 10.50 Local Observation* ?iiKil'. M. Yenterday. Temperature, 59; humidity, 90; wind, direction, east; wind, velocity, 6; weather, partly cloudy. CONDITIONS IN IMPORTANT CITIKS. (At 8 P. M. Eastern Standard Time.) Place. Ther. H. T. L. T. Weather. Ashcvllle 58 5,8 ? 48 Rain Atlanta 62 66 54 Clear Atlantic City. 50 o(> 48 P. cloudy Boston 40 4 6 38 Cloudy Buffalo ...... 56 58 50 Rain Calgary 22 32 12 Clear Charleston ... 64 6S 60 Cloudy Chicago 56 58 50 Clomlv Denver 38 46 30 Cloudy Duluth ... 40 40 38 Cloudy Galveston 64 64 5S P. cloudy Hutteras 62 68 60 Cloudy Havre 32 40 26 Clear Jacksonville . 66 7 2 66 Cloudy Kansas City.. 54 60 50 Cloudy Louisville .... 60 62 Cloudy Montgomery . 62 68 58 Clear New Orleans.. 62 68 58 Clear New Yorlc.... 50 52 44 -Cloudy Norfolk 60 68 56 Cloudy Oklahoma ... 48 66 48 "Clear Pittsburgh ... 58 62 50' P. cloudy Raleigh 64 70 58 Cloudy St. Louis 56 64 54 P. cloudy Han Francisco. 54 S4 44 Cloudy Savannah .... 66 70 66 Cloudy Spokane 40 44 32 P. cloudy Tampa ' ? 70 '78 66 Cloudy Washington . 62- .66 48 Cloudy Winnipeg .... 22. 26 22 Oloudv Wytheville ... 04 56 46 Rain miniature: almanac. December 1. 1914. - ? ? HIOH TIDE: Sun rises 7:07 \ Morning 3:17 Sun set$. 4:51 Evening 4:02 according to police Information. The driver-of- the-car- Is -alleged to * havo Jumped from his car. 'dragged ,the In jured tot 'ffom beneath the machine and, leaving him. lying.In. the street;. Is said to havo returned to the .car and "driven off beforo.persons In tho vicinity could reach the scene. Ho made- hls- escape ? before - anyone was. ablp._to Bcouro a description..of htm. The car Is said to have been a small,'black,automobile. - Sunday af ternoon and all day yesterday the po lIccwHVe'chtlcavorlng'to trnce the car, anil to discover tho name of Its owner. Up to an early hour this morning, how ever, tliey were unablo to repqrt any progress. The-child is not seriously injured. Ho was' removed to.Virginia Hospital, where It was discovered that he had suffered lacerations of tho face and arms, but that no bones were broken. He was reported as resting comfort ably at the Virginia Hospital last I night. IBOY SCOUTS OF TROOP 20 WIN MEMBERSHIP PRIZE Will Df Given Trip to Washington. Special Prists fur. Scouts Jack non and Eubank. Local Boy' Scouts last night ended their campaign for" sustaining mem berships. Tljo contest' in whlcji they havo befell oiigaged for tho past ten days closed at 9 o clock, and while all of the returns arc not complete. Troop 20. L. C\ Adair. scoutmaster, won tho trip to Washington. The troop'is con nected with the Sunday school' of tho Second 1'rcBbyterlan Church.' The contest has been a spirited, one, The scquts have scoured the city for the sustaining memberships, and the fee of 50 cents each was reqelved from hundreds of men in every walk of life. The troop securing the largest num ber, in proportion to its membership, wan given the prise. Five Individual trips were awarded to the*boys secur ing the largest Individual number'of members. The lucky scouts are Robert Pyle, Troop 12, 156 members; Henry Pelouse. Troop 16, 120 members;.Samuel Jackson, Troop 20, 105; Lansing Eu bank, Troop 20, 84. R. C. Grant, Troop 9, and Collins Denny, Troop 16. tied for ilfth place with 51 members each. Scouts JackBon and Eubank, being on the winning team, will receive suit able prizes In addition to the. Wash ington trip. . Scouts Denny and Ralph Dudley. Troop 16, lead the Eagle Scouts of the city, and will recolve special honors, a Washington ' trip being awarded the latter. The returns up to. 9 o'clock last night showed that Tr<|pi> 12. Ashby Pyle, scoutmaster, secured the greatest num ber of memberships, 392; second being Troop 20. L. C. Adair, scoutmaster, se curing 269, with a close third Troop 10, Aubrey Hawkins, scoutmaster, 253. Scoutmaster Pyle, of Troop 12, lead the scoutmasters of the city in secur ing memberships, having a total of 107. There are still many troops through out the city who have not reported, so that a complete record' of tho member ship campaign could not be made up last night. The .committee In charge of tho cam paign met last nlglit and decided that all scouts who had participated in the campaign and had not secured their ten memberships would have until Sat urday noon to secure their full quota of ten. PACKAGES MAILABLE AGAIN Parcel Post Service net ween U. S. and Germany and Austria Iteaiimed. WASHINGTON. November 30.?Re sumption of parcel post service be i twe-en the United States and Germany and Austria-Hungary was announced by Postmaster-General Burleson to night. An order sent to all. postmas ters, directed them, until further no tice, to accept for. mailing to-the coun tries named all parcels which conform to the prescribed conditions of the in ternational parcel post servlco. . Parcel post packages aro now mail able to all countries with which the United. States has parcel post- conven tions except Belgium, Turkey and the iiiorthern and nOVthtastern Mparts of France, where ? military operations prevent a resumption of service. Xegro Catting: A if ray. Frank Dunn, colored, of Woodville, was last night so severely cut by an other negro, said to have been Robert i Dlckerson, thnt Ambulance Surproon Stern found it necessary to take twenty stitches in the negro's wounds. It was said at the Virginia Hospital lust night that his condition was not regarded as serious. The-cutting took place at Eighteenth and Graco Streets, and, ac cording to Dunn, was unprovoked. C'lgnr Salesman Arrested, Moses Derimo, a Cuban salesman, was" yesterday arrested by Patrolman Dugan on a warrant charging, him with selling cigars on the city streets without a license. The case will be heard before Justice Crutchflcld to day. Illcycles in Collision. Carter Williams, 2115 "Grove Avenue, while riding.ii bioycle on Grove Avenuo near Elm Street yesterday afternoon, collided .with a bicycle ridden by an unknown negro boy. Both boys wore hurled to the street, but neither jnjured to any extent. The negro made off before Ills nanVo could be learned. - CALLED TO CONSIDER j JONES RESOLUTION Finance Committee to Take Up Prob- ' lem of Unemployment To Morrow Night. WILL MEET WITH OBJECTION Several Members of Council Have Expressed View That Proposed Appropriation Would Not Meet Situation?Ministers Favor Plan. Chairman Barton II. Grundy, of th?/ Council Committee on Finance, has called a meeting of the committee for 8 o'clock to-morrow night for the con federation of tho resolution Introduced by Councilman Jones, appropriating $125,000 for immediate expenditure in public work. The measure Is designed to mitigate the hardships of the' un employed by giving work to 700 men for at least two winter months. The meeting will bo attended by the heads of several city departments, who will outline to the committee their plans for carrying Into.effect the in tent of the special appropriation. Tho Idea of rendering assistance to the un employed by carrying out In the next few months some of the public Im provements which In tho natural order would have been deferred until next year, has met with wide support, both In official circles and among citizens generally. FATE OK MEASURE IS PROD I. EM A TIC A U The fate of tho measure In the Finance Committee appears problemati cal. Soveral members of the commit tee have unofficially expressed their doubts a.s to the wisdom of the ap propriation, holding the belief that only a small proportion of-the money so expended would And its way Into the pocketB of the class which It Is sought to relieve. There Is a feeling, also, that the amount of unemployment In the city has been exaggerated, and that conditions will In a short time become normal.4 The appropriation Is strongly com mended, however. In resolutions adopt ed yesterday by the Methodist min isters. These drafted the following In dorsement: "Whereas there are thousands of men in enforced 'Idleness In the city of Richmond; and "Whereas our church. In general con ference assembled, declared for the right of all men to the opportunity i of self-malntenace, for the safeguard ing this right against encroachment of every kind and for the protection of workers from the hardshlps'of enforced unemployment; and "Whereas an Ordinance has been In troduced Into tho City Council ap- ' proprlatlng $125,000 to begin much needed work in the city, and to pro vide work for at least 700 men during tho winter; therefore, be It "Resolved, That tho Methodist Preachers' Meeting of Richmond In dorse the ordinance above mentioned, and request its Immediate passage by the Council. (Signed) "\V. A. COOPER, "XV. A. CHRISTIAN." MINE ADRIFT IN PATHWAY OF TRANSATLANTIC SHIPS Whether It* Prmrnce I? Accidental or by Design Among I'rohlema to Be CltRTfd Up. NEW YORK, November 30.?A mine, with five contact points extending from It, is. afloat,-five miles wtfsst of Fire llsland light, according to Captain Davlcs, of tho steamship Etonian, In to-day from London. Cnfrtain Davlcs said that he passed the mlno about 10 o'clock this morning while his ship was bound in. The spot whc*c the mlno Is said to be adrift lies In the pathway traveled by all transatlantic vessels leaving and 'entering New York harbor. How the mlno happened to be there, or by what agencies It Was set adrift, whether Its presence was accidental or by design, were problems to be cleared up later. The possibility that It hart been placed adrift In the belief that it might eventually And lodgment against the side of a warship caused some speculation. The only warships seen recently n?ar New York harbor have flown the Brit ish flag. For some time British war ships patrolled the doorway to tho har bor, passing ami repassing the spot where Captain Davlcs said the mine was adrift. A recent report that a mine had been lost by or was missing from tlie Brooklyn Navy-Yard was de nied this afternoon at tho com mandant's office there. Brand at Second. 'Specialists In Apparel for Women. Smart Coats AT Sensible Prices Progress, which is largely a matter of saving time, has eliminated the tape measure in ninety nine cases out of a hundred. A woman can come into our shop to-day and get a coat up-to the-minute in less time than it once took her to submit to the red-tape of guess work and a good in tent. The best custom makers cannot'.excell them, and you have thirty times the old range of selection. They are ready to put on. You can be fitted to perfection and not have to lie awake nights figuring on your chances for a perfect fit, according to the law of average. Prices as Low as $15 As High as $100 Smart Waists at $3.95, $5.00, $7150. PHYSICAL TEST URGED AS COLLEGE REQUIREMENT Columbia 1'nlrcrnUr Medical Officer Waoli More Strew* la Health of Candidate!). NEW YORK, November 30.?A phy- j steal tent Is urged by Dr. William IT. j MoCastllne, Columbia University med ical officer, as an entrance require ment for admission to th? colleges throughout the country. In his an nual report, mndo public to-day. Dr. McCastllne says that "If the colleges throughout tho country would pliic.o more omphaslfl upon tho health of tho candidates for admission, those in control of the child In the, home and the school would bo stimulated to take more Judicious care of his phy sical needs and to encourage him to appreclaV) the relative value of health to tho full enjoyment of play and work. "For entrance to collegc a man must prepare himself Intellectually for his work and show by certificate or examination his qualifications. Until recently, little attention has been given to his health qualifications ana physical fitness. "I believe that even with the rais ing of tho standards of scholarship, the college and university experiences tvpuld find men In a better state of health at graduation and In better shape, physically as well as mentally, to take up their life work, if proper stress be laid upon health and phy J slcal habits during tho formative years of the boy's training in the upper elementary and high schools." Stole Two Ilares. It costs considerable to live those days. Albert Koleth was yesterday re quired to serve fifteen days in Jail after being convjcted of the theft of two hares, valued at 40 cents, from Isaiah Pollard. Justice Crutchfield sentenced the man from the Police Court. Watch Is Recovered. Detective Robert Bryant yesterday succeeded In recovering a gold watch, belonging to T. E. Carroll, of Alex andria,xwhlch has been lost at the base ball park during the Thanksgiving football game. The detective learned that J. W. Everett, who has offices In the Chamber of Commorce, had found such a timepiece and recovered It from him. The watch will be forwarded to Carroll to-day. Christmas Sale. The Women's Missionary Society of Broad Street Methodist Church will hold Its usual Christmas sale to-mor row morning at 10 o'clock. The sale will be held In the Sunday school rooms. Everybody Who Used Great Kidney Remedy Obtained Fine Results At the time I commenced using your Swamp-Root I was bo bad that I had to give up work. The pains In my back would be like some sharp instru ment piercing my kidneys and I could hardly get out of a chair without help. I finally resolved to glvo your Swamp Root a trial; and tho results wore so flno that I have recommended It to others, and It seems to produce the same beneficial results with, everybody that uses It. I am very thankful to you for your great remedy, Swamp Root, as I know that It will do all you claim for It. CHAS. J. SHELDON, McGraw, N. Y. Personally appeared before me, this 23rd of September, 1909, Chas. J. Shel don,, who subscribed the above state ment and made oatlV that the same la truo In Bubatanco and in fact. R. C. GLEASON, Justice of the Teace. My commission expires May, 1912. I.etter to Dr. Kilmer A Co.. Blnghamton, N. Y. Prove What Swamp-Root Will Do For You. ?Send ten ccnts to Dr. Kilmer & Co., Blnghamton, N. Y? for a sample size bottle. It will convlnco anyone. You will also receive a booklet of valuable Information, telling about the kidneys ajjd bladder. Whon writing, be suro and mention the Richmond Dally Times Dispatch. Regular fifty-cent and one dollar size bottles for sale at all drug stores. 8 ADDICTIONS CAN BE CURED Our proposition: "No Cure, No Pay." We will take any case of liquor or drug addic tion and guarantee a cure In from ten days to three weeks, according to physical condi tion of patient. You don't pay us a penny until you know that you are cured. 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