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AS TO CHEAT OFFENSIVE Ccncrnl Bell Su.yh Withdrawal Was Anticipated mid "Is All Over Now." AMERICANS WELL EQUIPPED Morale ?t IUKl,cst Mark, and Xo Hiint; as Pessimism iu Sol diers Minds ?? Modern Warfare Explained to Committee. \VAc..,,v"'r A"<?cUt?tl PrMs.l ASMl.NoTO.V. March 29?The Brit ish withdrawal before the German ad Unc? was '"ado according to prear ranged plans. a?d la "all over now." l!hJl0trh?tcneral J" Krank,ln to-day ! \h? 5st;,,'.ate Mi,ilar>- Committee, He min ? a " "aVe known the Ger 11 ,?Ura,ti#l"' for t,ic drive ll>? bat'tlJ'tr'an"'"""1* r"tl"'nc" "mn vmV *'*" ca""J '?? s'? nioinjf! Committee to inform the battloT.;eKardl,,'r <;?ndltlori8 on the bat tie held. He said the German gen two rec""U* were quoted as Haying ?rv for"i'i preparatlon neces r; for Die present drive. Hald' t K*?'.T" b8e" a" '"'Presslon. h% of Gpnn, f partly ignorant d!c!;Z V an"' bUl lhal he tiallv t . Wa' ,nform??l confiden tly of the allies' preparation to face - rtnana when he was there, and :?^ord!nirl|h0 IJr!"sh withdrawal was I ng to a prearranged plan. I'lJItMUyn.\s Tlt.tIM.Vfj KCHOOI.S HACK OF M.\KS ? nt.ral Bell explained some of tlie Zl'ZJT - <*? - 3 n-1'?rlh',h," advanced ,r.?rh ? er held In times of a serious at taorf. was stated by General BM- ??? lhcro haH b"en mi-. ? j; .:,son-Atn,?i* crta,n c,,u!p ?ur entrance into the iar. ^h^Krench oth er'|r,,e"t aKrce'1 to furnish certain other equipment by agreement." " here was a shortage of horhes ,t *"d <>?'" ???? a for ?? . h "? ?*? short ' * s ha\e been met. fKSSlMISS! O.M.V AMO\? 1HOSK NOT IS T?K FIGHTING rhe highest praise ?f lhe American H*Yl The '6?"" WUS BU'en b>' ;s: "aid. adding that the OIlly pessimism I he heard while at the front came from ' noncombatant military men back of I he front-Jine trench's. and from a men. "8 |i?'"C ?f lhe,M "'^P.'Per I General Bell ?ald aKe is on Important factor in eflJciency. and that. In his Jjdgment. the average man b^gins to deteriorate in military etnclency after he passes ?fty. ?c pronouJ9ll 'e?;n general staff as ihe "ablest th? ?r,! ha" ,cvcr sec"-" ''at mod.flcd u..* to on. ,r the ah|e9t? declared ?1 hurg. Von Mnckensen and l.udendorff are excepiiotia to the gen eral rule. ? 1 "1 h? refor \ Germany, by vir-ije of tne possession of f,:... nf lho a;i<1 J best_ tram, d general s:affs u,e w?rl.l | 'fl able to proflt by retaining theexr,eri.' ence of seme of the old. but able. ?,,n. era Is, he declared. CONFERENCE IS HELD HERE ON WAR EP/IERGENCY FUND, F.nj men ,.f ClirlMbri C hnrcli Seek to ItnKe K-M 17.000?ItIchmondS Nliarc. >10.000. According 10 reports of a conference held yesterday in the Seventh Fireot < hristian Church, the ".Men and \'li raise a-y?vtmcnt" u'ill undertake* tJ 1 n war emergency fund to care \n?ru-00,n an" m,r'?nArv 'nutltutlon? . >V V' r '"r,n:r the month of \pr!i "f this fund. $ 10 "00 is experted to h i ra sed In Richmond, and ?75.fto? ,iZ "r irginia. Xonh Carolina is expected to raise *20.000. This move ment started thr*? years ago to r u" :LT?Ir J"-S ?jun. 1. X "1 ri "?"* co tL'srs: ?nd Millions Movement." ^ 'MeR tatlves were assigned to meet In Rl-h* I mond from this State imi -!? OaroHna. ^ ??Id lhro.iBhoi.1 tli~ Unllert %,n.. Hcpresentatlves were hr.P?, f5' 'J, * India, Africa an<! P n,?Mnrln * ' from tho benevol- tj, Pr,ne ? f*"d -.muuoo,. z'\t 1 i*?" . conference In lir loTX^HmCh frc-ni jo Soldier Drinks Creosote. Critically ill following the taking of a large quantity of a creosote prep aration. a deadly poison, Joseph .Miller, of C12 1-2 China Street, is in the Me morial Hospital. It is said that Miller, who is a soldier, was on leave of ab sence from duty at I-Ioboken, X. Y.; that his furlough expired about a week aco, and. being loathe to return to the encampment, took the poison. TIo is-a member of Company F, Third Di vision Ammunition Train. . Transfer IiOt to New Church. An order was entered in the City Circuit Court yesterday by Judgo R. Carter Scott permitting the. Second n-esbyterlan Church to transfer a small lot of land in Fulton to the Ful ton Presbvterlan Church. Mat llurwllz Aruiilftrd. Max J-fiirwItz, charged with trans porting liquor in violation of the State prohibition law, wna acquitted yester day by a Jury in tLo Hustings Court. Willie Bucher, a minor, charged with unlawfully having liquor in his pos session, wts fined $10, and the charge against S. A. Cryines, indicted for vio lating the prohibition law, was con tinued until the April term. Motion tor Judgment. K. T. Rlenorson. trading as the Char lotc Moto:* Car Company, yesterday filed a notice of motion for judgment for $<fi2 against A. Colo Blanton in tho City Circuit Court. A second notice was also filed for $650, subject to a credit of $100, against A. Colo and Mar tha A. Blanton, The Weather (Furnished by V. H. Weather Uurcau.) - Kort-nitt Virginia ?(?'air Kalurdiyt Sunday Increaslna rloudlif Hi Utile I'hmiKC lu tempera ture. .North Carallna? Fair Saturday] Sun day cloudy, probably showers o moderate temperature. > I.ocal Temperature. 12 noon temperature 03 3 1*. M. temperature 57 Maximum temperature to 8 I'. M.. 57 Minimum temperature to 8 P. M.. 33 Mean temperature 4 5 ?Normal temperature 01 Defloicncy in temperature C Kxcess in temperature since March 1 136 Accumulated dellclcncy since Jan uary 1 'j S Loral Itnlnfnll. Rainfall last twenty-four hours..None Kxccsa in rainfall Cilice March 1.. .53 Uxccxs in rainfall since Juntiary J. 1.21* I.oral Observation* at 8 P. M. Temperature. 50; humidity, 42; wind, direction, northeast; wind, velocity, 0 miles; weather, clear. CONDITIONS I '1 Place. 8 I Aslieville Atlanta Atlantic City.. Boston Huf7a!o Charleston ... Chicago Denver Oalveeton .... llatteras Havre Jacksonville .. Kaunas City... Moiitur nery .. New ( leans. . New > oi k Norfolk Ok lahoma . . . . I'ittBburtjh .... Kaleieh St. I*ouls San Kr:tncisco. Savannah Tampa Washington .. Wytheville ... V IMI'ORTA.XT cniperature. *. M. High. J.ow. 62 38 62 4 2 40 64 44 58 ?.s 34 56 48 48 68 44 60 58 62 62 66 42 44 54 48 32 76 48 70 62 04 6S 76 50 70 60 r.s 64 7* 62 82 r.8 56 28 50 36 32 68 42 36 <50 48 56 62 36 38 5 4 32 34 4 0 S2 52 62 3 4 34 CITIKS. Weather. < Moutly Clear Clear Clear Clear Clear Cloudy Clear J', cloudy Clear I*. cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Kain Clear Clea r Jtain Clear Clear P. cloudy Clear Clear floudy Clear Clear MIMATUKU Sun rises 6:00 Sun nets 6:30 ALMANAC. March 30. 1918. HIGH T1DK: Morning 6:12 Kvenlng 6:57 CALLED TO ACTIVE SERVICE John I), llurrall fJocs on Duty With forestry Division, florid and IlrldRe lliilldera. Amonc the Klchtnonders who have received orders to report for service within the past few days Is John D. nurrall. formerly with Kingr.n .<? Co., now with tno Forty-second KntrKeers, Forestry Division, Itoad and Bridge liu'.lders, ut Camp American University, near Washington Mr. Htirrall left Richmond on Fri day of last week for duty, and writes enthuflartlcally of the fine organiza tion theie. Mr. IiurraM Is the con of Mrs. M. I>. llurrall. of 515 Clumher layne Avenue, ?Jlnter Park, and a cousin of Mrs. S. J I. Hawes. c.f th!e city, and was a member of Company n, Richmond blues. MANY BIDS OPENED Admlni^trnlh r llonid I'rf jmrinc (O A ??rd Annual ( ontruciM iur ?Supplier nnd Kcpilpmrn(. liidn for furnishing supplies iitid ma tf-rialM for aH departments under the ?vil??r vi1<#r? of the Administrative Hoard that make annual contracts were received vf>5t? rday by the hoard and opened. No action on any of the bids, and there were numerous proposals submitted. was taken. The bids were referred tr. the heads of the various departments for tAbulation, report and recommendation. The contracts will bo award'd probably Monday. The bids for the lower Gas Works wore largest of any submitted, the pro posals including- the supplying; of coal and oil for the twelve months bevlnnlng April i. cither departments will rover tlulr various needs with annual contracts, and there is consid erable checking and tabulating to be done by the department heads. Slight increases in the prices quoted was no ticed for all materials and supplies. I,e:?ve for Camp I.e?. Twenty-one hundred Virginians were moved to Camp I-ce yesterday to com plete the first increment of the new draft under the questionnaire plan. Former Adjutant-General Rale, now acting head of the darft system of the State, stnted that the mobilization was going forward with little trouble ex cept in pome counties where exemp tion of ship, railroad and farm work ers made it difficult to find sufficient numbers to fill the quotas. Concealed Wrnpona. Robert Lewis, colored, was arrested by Patrolman C. P. Posenau. of the l*irst District, last night, lie is charg ed with carrying concealed weapons. SHAKE INlOlfTtnrSRQTS Alien's Foot-Ease, the antiseptic powder to be shaken Into the shoes an<l sprinkled iu the foot-bath. It relieves painful, swollen, MiiartinK feet and takes the .sting out or cuius .uid bunion*. L'sud by the American, Jirltish and French troops. Allen's Koot Ka.'p Is a certain relief for sweating, callous, tired, aching feet. Hold everywhere, 2.">c. Alwaju use It to Hrenk In new shoe.*. Trial package KitK12. Address Alien S. Olmsted, l.e Hoy. N. V ?Adv. PARKER'S HAIR BALSAM A toilet preparation of merit. Helps to eradicate dandruff. For Reatoring Color and Beauty to Gray and Faded Hair AOo. unci >1.00 at drucrlata. LADIES' BALlE'I SLIFFEBS In Black and White, For Dancing. Albert Stein Fifth and Brond Streets. NUXATED IRON Or. FfTdiMEl Klor. Vcw Yark fhjsMn and Medical Aatbor, ?ay? ptiy*idan? rtaaM F prescribe mora ertaaifltan ?Nutatedlron? I for thcirpi'drnti?Sayt anieoila?Iroadetd* ? tncy?1? ike (rtateat rani to tbe kealik, ?trenrtb. vitality and beauty of tbe/nodem Amr r iean Woman.?Sound* wamine af aimt air ef me till* iron which may injure the teeth, corrode tbe siomacb and in aome easra thereby do more ham thin roodi adv ?Mu-e of only nutated iron, taken tbrre tinea rer day after meal*, It ?U| increaie the urent h aftd eaduftax. *1 weak, ner?ou?, f\in-do|rn fulki in nro weeki'tint in ?any Imtancta. Ditprnttd b ?// W Irnttim. FUEL DEALERS CONFER i WITH ADMINISTRATOR! Chairmen of t.'onimliivlonM Hrom All O^M Htittf Are Here In Consult Administrator Ilyrd. An all-'lay conference was held yes terday of chairmen of tho fuel c.ory mlsslonn of the principal towns and elites of the State and mcmbcrH of lh?i Retail Coul UeahM' Association, with National Fuel Administrator I* A. Snead, of Waxhln^ton, and Harry !?'. liyrd, fuel administrator for Virginia", at the Westmoreland Club, olxth and Grace Streets. Many problems relating to the dis tribution of coal during the current season wero discussed In an effort to eliminate any misunderstanding that might exist. A full explanation of the zoning syptem, which go?s Into effect next Monday, waa made by Adminis trator Sr.eaJ. The subject at coal distribution was gone Into with much zeal, as this mat ter had :i vital b"aring on the future prorperlty of coal dealers. As I he con scquencc of the discussion. It was de cided that signed statemmts v.'ill l>e required of consumers in order to ob tain real, provide! fheir requirements exceeded ha If-ton lots. Retailers' profits were subject to con siderable discussion, and while this could not be definitely decided because of the probable change from time time In the price, to be regulated by the government, it war generally agreed that no excessive prices would he countenanced by any of the coal dealers. In keeping with Its policy to con serve as much fuel as possible for the coming winter, th-? fuel administration will begin an active campaign within the next few days, urging the substi tution of wood for coal where this Is practicable. It was also announced that the regulation of the retailers" profits would come about within & short time, just as r.oon as the repre sentatives in the conference yerterday can explain to their constituents the decisions of the conference. ' Kljrht In Pool Ilooin. Harry Price, of R. F. D. No. 3. Seven Pines, and lit-n Jacobs, of 1S14 East Broad Street, are under ball for their appearance In Police Court as a re sult of a fight In a pool room at Ninth and Broad Streets yesterday after noon. Jacobs is in the Memorial Hos pital and Price was treated at the Vir ginia Hospital. The former has a bad ly chewed ear, and the latter suffers from a badly bruised head from a blow landed by Jacobs's billiard cue. Officers I. G. CoiiBlns and F. I. Hanky stopped the fight and placed the men under arrest. (,'rualied Id Klcvator. Edward Pope, colored, thirty-five years old, a porter at the Everett Wad dey Company. 1105 East Main Street, received fata! injuries when crushed I In the elevator there yesterday morn ing. Pope icceived internal inju ries. aiid also sustained four fractures of the arm and three of the thigh. The accident started the fcutomatic fire sprinklers and some damage was done. Firemen Harlow. Wilson, Moore and Guiin, of Engine Company No. 7 assisted the injured man until the ambulance arrived. He was taken to Virginia Hospital, where he died. A?ka Higher Hate*. Petition by the Danville and West Til Railway to be allowed a 15 per rent increase in freight rates was heard 1 yesterday before the State Corpora tion Commission. No decision was reached, continuation being granted until the company could submit fur ther facts bearing on its petition. Pardon for \\ UUatn Morrln. j William Morris, of Petersburg, con I victed of burglary, and serving cigh ' teen years in the penitentiary, was j yesterday pardoned by Governor Davis. I The man had served ten years of his | sentence. His pardon was recommend 1 ed by the trial judge and prosecuting [ attorney. 1'aveil Service flag. The Congregation Keneseth Israel, Nineteenth Street, between Grace and Broad Streets, will unveil a service flag with twenty stars at 7:30 o'clock to night Judgment Entered. Judgment for $115 was entered yes terday In the Law and Equity Court in favor of R. J. Wlllingham. Jr.. against J. T. W. and Mamie Curtis. Happenings at Washington as Reflected in News Dis patches. [By AKSocUted Preeal . WASHINGTON. March 29.?Conferees ru, the administration'* far corporation bill failed again to-day to r,-ach a complete agreement, but they tentatively approved authority for the corporation " ??? ,3.0?0.0.0 00? n bonds in lieu of the Senate andHou?e provisions for *1.000.000.000 and 500.000. respectively. The PrnolP^ dispute remaining l? whether, in the corporation's direct loans to Indus tries. "adequate" or 133 per cent se curity shall be required. In transmitting a check for *1'?00'" D00 from the American to the British Ited Cross this week. William Endl rott. American Ited Cross commis sioner to Great Britain, said the Amer ican Ked Cross felt It a privilege to illevlate as far as possible the suft-r inB caused by the great battle row raging In France." The bill amending the war risk In surance law to permit beneficiaries to take out insurance for soldiers cap tured bv the Germans was sent to Pres ident Wilson late to-day. after adop tion by the Senate of the confcrcea report, approved yesterday by the House. The itinerary for Charllo Chaplin s Liberty loan speaking tour in the South, announced to-day. includes the following dates: two meetings In Vir ginia. April U: two meetings In North Carolina. April 12 and 16; one meeting in South Carolina. April 16 (at places to be announced later): Au gusta. April 16; Macon and Atlanta. April 1". The first official reference to General Foch aa being In supreme command of the allied forces on the western front i, contained In a cablegram President Wilson sent the general to-day con gratulating him on "his new au thority." Pierce I-. Williams, former commer cial attache at the American embassy in London. was appointed to-day com mercial attache at the American em bassy In Paris. Mall* Clone Karller. Postmaster Hay Thornton has re rMved instructions from the Poat?*"" ter-Oeneral to close all mail" <one Iliour and fifteen minutes before th - depar ture of the trains. This is a of fifteen minutes from the rul? In effect, and is done to allow sumclent time tor the railway mall clerks to transfer the malls to the t^lns^ rule is mandatory and had beeri In augurated on account of the ?onces^ condition of the train service. The additional fifteen mlnuteswas made necessary by change of time In train service. Enliatmenta Yefrterday. Recruiting activity at the local sta tions picked up considerably '.otillcanta being reported as hav ing been accepted in various branchea of service. They were as follows. Army-Julian H. McDanlel and Kd xvard M. Jones, of Blackatone. accepted f?Navy?Charlfe N. Allen. Mock a vl He. X C.; Bryan Darnell. Rye Cove, and ("harles 1*. Starnes, Cllnchport. Marines?W. W. A.h.vW.; ff c ' c. w. Arbaugh. A. A. Rhodes and ii. C. Hively. Charleston. W. Va. HMd lor Grand Jury. Lucy Atkins, colored. who was tried yesterday aftermon by Commissioner Flegenheimer upon a charge of ob taining a special delivery letter con taining J5 by fraud and deceit, waa committed to the grand Jury. Chareed With Picking Po^rt?; Parker Thoman. colored who It is alleged picked the pocket of H. C. Friend during the thrltt D*?11' ?' Saturday, will bo arraigned In Po,,?? Court this morning. was a"e3i?d by Detective Sergeant Wily and De tectlve Duffy. BILL TO REIMBURSE RICHMOND IS OFFERED Moatacnf Seek* to Recover *r>0,000 I'al4 for rrtparlni; Cimp for Troop*. A bill to reimburse tho city of Rich mond about $30,000 for fxp^nyot: In curred In preparation and equipment of proundr. for the mobilization find encampment of the Virginia Natlona'. Guard and for housing: and caring for Op I ted States troops from Juno 21 to July 5, 1316, and from March 17 to September F., 1017, was Introduced In Congress yesterday by Representativo Andrew Jackson Montague. The bill xran offered by Representa tive Montague because the Adminis trative Board was unable to collect the charges against the rovernmnnt. The matter has been under dlscurflon for months, but without result.-*. The money was cxpen-Jed in preparing th^ Virginia State Fair Grounds for the use of the national guardsmen. Water pipes were laid In the grounds and considerable work doie at an ex penditure of about J35.00fi. Later the troops were moved to Sherwood Park, where water mains were la.d and many small frame structures were erected. This park was used also by New fork troonn while stationed in Richmond. Another charge filed by the board was for the water consumed in the armories during the period the men weie beliiR held under orders. HELD ON SLACKER CHARGE South Richmond Confevtloner Accused of Failure to Reenter on June 5. Charged with attempting to evade military service by failure to register on June 5 under tho selective service act. Arthur Taylor, who conducts a confectionery shop at 1811 Hull Street was arraigned yesterday before Jus tice Maurice, in South Richmond, who turned him over to the Federal au thorities. The officers who made the arrest asserted that on previous occasions he had claimed that ho was twenty six years of age. but n-hen arraigned in court yesterday he gave his age as thirty-three. Attorney Joseph C. N'un nally has been retained as counsel for the defendant. X?T*ity Ball at Armory To-Night. In addition to the attractlvo pro gram already arranged, the western scones with their beautiful realistic decorations which have been placed In the Grays' Armory for uae by the Sam Is Grotto carnival next week, will be a feature of no smalt consequence at the novelty ball to-night. These dec orations are declared to be some ol the inot-t beautiful and expensive that have been shown in this city for some time. Another feature Is the musical arrangements which have been made, which consist of an orchestra stationed at one end of the armory and a band at the opposite end. Music will prompt ly begin at 8:30 o'clock. DEATHS IN VIRGINIA Georft* Ford. George Ford, widely known In fra ternal circles, died yesterday after noon at 3 o'clock, after a short illness. Mr. Ford was born June 12, 1S4S, at Cornwall, Penzance. lOngland. and came to this country when he wan twenty one years old. He was one of the first members of the Granite Cutters' Union, and took an active part in it-? work until his last illness. Mr. Ford was also one of the oldest members of Damon Lodge. Knights of Pythias, and a member of Patrick Henry Lodge of Odd Fellows. He is survived by five sons, William G. of New York and Hampton; Stanley R., Charles P., James H, of this city, and Walter E. Ford, of the United Stales N'aval Reserve, and four daughters, Mrs. Gustave A. Thorp, Mrs. Albert G. Davis. Mrs. Roland I* Hord and Mrs. Alexander Ganzert, of Richmond, and ten grandchildren. The body was removed to the home of his daughter, 504 Thirty-fourth Street. The funeral will bo conducted from the Leigh Street Baptist Church to-morrow afternoon at 4 o'clock. In terment will be In Oakwood Cemetery. Mr*. A. F. Brady. rRpecial to The Times-Dispatch. 1 HOWARDSVIIJjE. VA., March 23.? Mrs. Minna Scott Brady, the wife of A. F. Brady, died at .1 o'clock this morning at her residence. Bcechwood, "Just See It Plow'." You'll open your eyes wide when you see what a Ford car will do when converted into a crackerjack, practical farm tractor by means of the Knickerbocker Forma-Tractor Come out to-day to Beatty's farm, about three miles out on Cary Street Road, or call at our salesroom, and we'll take you out. See this wonderful tractor do things that you'd ordinarily expect only of tractors selling for $1,000 and more. Seeing is believing. You know what the Ford car and engine are. Now see what they will do for you on the farm, plowing, harrowing, etc. Members nicbmond Automobile Dealer*' Association Member* VlrRlnln Automobile Dealers* Assoeiailon Members the Hlchmoiid Chamber ol Commerce Slain Ofllew and Salesrooms: 114 West Broad Street Tel. Mad. 2672 near this place. Mrs. Rrady. who wa? the duuffhtor of tho lato William Scott, was seventy-four years of acre. Sho had been a member of tlio l'resbytorlan Church sinco her early youth, and it was through her efforts and Influence, more than by any other agency, that tho church ho ?? has prospered. Besides her husband, she leaves one daughter. MI?h Salli* Hrady. of this l>lace; two sons. A. F. Hrady, Jr. and H. S. Rrady, both of Wheeling:, W. Va.; one sister, Miss Sallte Scott. of this | place; two brothers, Charles A. Scott, of this place, and William A. Scott, of Macon. Oa. The funeral will take placo from tho residence of her brother, C. A. Scott, Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. Knjcfne WlHlnm*. rSnwclal to The Times-Dispatch.1 PETERSBURG. VA., March 20.? Eurciic Williams, one of the best kncAvti printers In Petersburg. died last evening of pneumonia, at hia home In St. Andrew Street. Ho was a man of unusual ability and a cental and kindly companion, and possessed of r#?mark I able memory. He was born in Warren ! County. N. C., fifty-two years ago, was I connected with several papers In that State and for tho past seven years has been a compositor on the Petersburg Progress. Fnnrrnl of Ilr. T. A. Shandn. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] PETERSBURG. VA., March 20.?The funeral of Dr. T. A. Shands, who died Thursday morning- at his home near Carson, took place this afternoon from the residenco ?llh the burial at Old Carson. Tie wan eighty-one years and was one of the best known ?HI* zcus of this section. Mr*. Snwnn M. Taylor. [Special to The Times-Dlipateh.1 UXCIIBURO, VA., March 29.?Mr*. Susan M. Taylor, ninety year* of ag?, wlrtow of Edmund Taylor, died Wed nesday night at the homo of her son in-law, David Walker, hero. Surviv ing her la a brother, ltev. Chlswell Dabney. Chatham, and tho following; children: Dr. B. D. Taylor. Atlanta. Oa.; W. O. Taylor, Irwin Falls, Idaho; Mrs?. J. C. Langhorne, Salem; Mrs. B. I* (Meneary. Franklin. Va.; Mrs. C. M. Bayliss, New York City; Miss Susie Taylor and Mis. David Wa.ker, Lynch burg. Until very recently Mrs. TaVlor was sctlvely engaged in E-ed Cross work In her home. SIr?. K. M. Mlehle. ?> [Special to The Tlmes-DUpatefc.] GOUDONSVIDL.E. VA., March 29.?t Mrs. K. M. Michie dljd at her home In South Qordc.TJSvlllo. Wednesday after noon at 5 o'clock. She Is survived by her husband. Captain E. M. Mich In; four sons. Edgar Mlehle, of Petersburg; Claude Michie. of Camp Lee; J. IC Mlehle and J. M. Michie,- both of Oct donsvillo; two daughters, Mrs. Charlio Blount, of P. Ichmond, and Gladys Mlehle, of Gordonsvtlle; six brothers, John R. Faulconer, of Richmor.d; Claude Faulconer and George Faul coner. of Atlanta. Ga.; Herbert Faul coner and jnmm Faulconer. of Sfcotxa vllle, and C. T. Faulconer, of Gordons vllle; two sisters. Mrs. Lewis Fchwelok ert. ot Richmond, and Mr*. Staples, ot Scottsvllle. rj Spring Fashions For the Junior Miss of 15 and 17 and Small Women; Also the Hard-to-Fit Girl of 10 to 15. cc 30 New and Attractive Silk Dresses FOR THE JUNIOR MISS OF 15 AND 17 AND THE HARD-TO-FIT GIRLS OF 14 AND 16. With the stylish lines of the misses' garments, but with Jnst tin correct touches to portray the youthfulness required for each pu< ticular type. Silk Dresses For the Girls of 10 and 12 and 14 Years Becoming models of child-like simplicity, which will appeal to the most exacting mothers. Solid colors and gingham checks and plaid. Priced at $12.50 to $15.98 Pretty Silk Dresses For the Girl of 14 to 17 In the popular gingham checks and plaid effects, as well as solid colors, charmingly com bined with Georgettes and other fabrics. Models of distinction and exclusivencss, ranging in price from $12.50 to $29.50 oc 30 Fashionable Spring Coats Girls' Coats at $15.98 to $25.00 Exceptionally Smart and Exclusive Models Colors: Pokin, Crushed Strawberry, Olive, Drab, Elephant, Nov elty Mixtures, Wisteria, Watermelon and other popular colore. Sizes S to 16. Girls' Coats, 8 to 14 Years, at $5.48 Shown in shepherd chock, belt ed, novelty pockets; green silk over-collar. Coats at $12.50 For the Girl of 8 to 14 Several models In Navy Blue Serge and Olive Drab Volour and other fabrics. Children's Coats 2 to 6 Years, Are More Charming Than Ever. A silk one is shown in drop shoulder, with four rows of hand-shirring from a circular yoke, finished with cord, full puff sleeve; two large tucks in the skirt give this garment an exclusive distinction. Colors;. Maize^ Copen, Reseda, Rose. Priced $12.98. , Boys' Regulation Sailor Suits for $2.98 1 With 2 pairs of pants; knee and ankle length; sizes 4 to 8 years. Made of an ex cellent grade of white drill; col ored collar and cuffs. Other Regulation Sailor Suits of blue linene and extra heavy white drill for 53.4S, with em blems, service stripe and other marks of distinction. Boys' Oliver Twist Suits at $1.50 to $0.08. DO Charming and Becoming Hats FOR THE GIRLS OF 2 TO 12 YEARS. The assortment of novelty, chic and exclusive shapes cannot be equaled; quite a few have touches of hand work; some are hand-made in French work- i rooms; the prices range from $2.98 up to vts $12.50, according to the materials used and the elaborateness and work manship thereon. J'!f* Hats for the Little Men Of 2 to S years; all the new mannish blocks. In Mllans and other material*; all the wanted colors. Special at $1.00 to $4.98 Tailored Hats for the Girl Of 2 to 12 Years At $1.98 to $6.48 In Milan, Hemp and English Leghorn.