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BIG CLEARANCE SALE Having j?st purchased the entire stock o! the FASHION SHOE STORE, we will put on sale every pair of high shoes at 50c on the dollar to make space for the spring line. This is an opportunity that you cannot afford to miss. Every pair of shoes must go regardless of cost. sale began friday, march 6th, and will continue for two weeks from that date. will sell as follows: MEN'S DEPARTMENT Everything In high grade, such as DORSCH and BOYDEN, ranging in prices from $5.00 to $6.00. Will be closed at $3.50. Our $3 to $4 lines will be closed at $2 to $2.50. Good Working Shoes at Cost. THIS SALE POSITIVELY CLOSES MARCH 21, 1908. THE CRAWFORD SHOE COMPANY & successors to THE FASHION SHOE COMPANY & ' fiJt JL2 B&SJSOfi-OfiSSBO [SHHt?lCJ?tUf'ObOOKIOOIIlHJO' -i.'itiiiiiir?????????"?""."" ?- - LADIES' DEPARTMENT Every pair of our high grade Ladies' Shoes and Boots in $4 and $5 values will be closed at $2.50 and $2.75. Fine $3 and $3.50 shoes to close at $2 and $2.25. Nothing In Men's at more than $3.50 and nothing in Ladles' over $2.75. Come early and get your fit, as the sizes may be gone. This means money In your pocket. ALONG THE WATERFBQMT Steamer Lurllne Goes on Trial Trip Next May. reut fob final cock test New Vessel Will be Turned Over to Owners This . Nbnth ? Steamship Simonside in Port for Coal Cargo Marine Notes. The new slecl freight steamship l.urllno, which lias Ju:-t Looil com? plete] ill the local shipyard for the Matson Navigation Company, of San Kroncisco, will bo given her trial trip lot the Virginia Capes and return Tncwday. Tomorrow Ihd vessel will hw given a second dock trial to to*', hpr engines preparatory to the speed trial. The Lurlliio ?in ho turned oycr to Hie owners this ninnlh and after load? ing a cargo at either Baltimore o New York. Pho Will proceed to San Francisco via the Straits of Magel? lan. She I* dcdgiHd for the freight service bot?ecu San Francisco an 1 Hawaii. SHIPPING REPORT. Saturday, March 7, 1908. Arrived. Steanu-r (Konstantia (Oer.) Rolntcr; Hamburg via New York?to (Jutted Stales Shiiiplng Company with mer? chandise. Steamer Slin'onsldo iiir.? pick. New York?to Rerwlnd-Whlte Coal Com party in ballast. Steamer fijyangollno (Rr.) Smith. S:\vannali?io Chesapeake R- Ohio: Coal Agency Company for buhKorj coal. St (amor Bay Clly. Koonc, Boston?: to White Oak Coal Company In bnl-( last. Barge Bombay from Boston?to White. Oak Coal Company In ballast. Cleared. Steamer Cons'taptia (Oer.) ftelmcjr, Norfolk mid Hamburg?United States Shipping CompahV. Barge Ca wie for New Redford New River Consolidated Coal Com? pany. Barge Now Jorsoy for Providcucc?? Chesapeake & Olii? Coal und Coke Compapy. ' Barge Francis s. Humphries fo. Providcnce?Chesapeake &. Ohio C?al and Coke Company. | Barge B. is. Sultbn for providence ?Chesapeake & Ohio Coal and Coke Company. Sailed. | Steamers Hornburg (Cor.) linight-' nrlcks (from Oulfport) Amsterdam and Greenoek: ESvnngclihc (Dr.)1 8mKb, Hamburg. I Schooner Luclnda Button, Ponder*! Ben, Boston, Calendar for Today. Sun rises .0:23 a. m. Sun sets .G:U7 p. in. High water_"2:10 a. hu: 2:17 p. in. ti?w water ....8:17 a. tu.j 8:15 p. in. Calendar for Monday. Sun rises .6.24 a. in. I Sun sets .0:08 p. in. I High water ....:!: 12 a. mi; It: 40 p. in. I Low wator_0:18 a. in.; 0:00 p. in Cereal Exports for Week. TJie .cereal exports from thin port during the week ending yesterday were as follows: Flour .I'.i.imo purreis. Corn .2,500 huahcls. Buy Clothes Right Newest Styles in Spring Suits JUST IN. $2 50 to $7 00. 'a Washington Ave. and 20lh 61 tN?OBSES MR. HOPKINS Wir wick Cuunty Republicans M\ local Men (or Dslegatcs. j Hudson Mench and A. H. Kcmpton Selected to Represent County In Dis trlct and itate Conventions?Plans Tn convention at Oyster Point yes tordfty, I he Republicans of Warwick 'county elected Messrs. Hudson Mcnch nittl A. Ii. Keinpton to represent Hie Cninty in the First district and state conventions. The county Is cntlt lrd to two delegates to each of the c inventions and It was decided to let Messrs. Monch and Kempten attend them boih> l/ngihy resolutions were adopted, endorsing the policies of Prot'ldon? Roosevelt's administration; endorsing ('. P.. Slcmp for state chairman, en dor ting Postmaster W. T. Hopkins, of tills oily, for election as a delegal" front this district to the nations4 con? vention, and expressing regret at the death of the late Campboll Slemp.. City Convention. Next Friday night the Republicans nf this city will hold ward meeting) for the purpoSe of electing four dele rales from each ward to the city con? vention, which will be hold Saturday night, in the city coiivuition ton delegates to the district convention and ten delegates to the state con * -ml Ion. Oho of the eity Republican leaders aid laii night that the party pro ror.cd to put a full municipal ticket in the field this Spring1. It seems e-rtaln that Mr. Fred Read will be i he nominee for mayor, and there will ic candidates fo- the council and hoard of aldermen in each ward. The German steamship Constant la. Captain Reimer, arrived In port ye^ !orda> morning from Hamburg via New York v.ith a small quantity of imports. She is dfschargljfe at CllO.sapcakc & Ohio pier No. S. an 1 sftrir loading a quantity of export-, he will proceed Tor Hamburg via Norfolk. Delightful enlerialument nt Chest lmi. Avenue. Methodist Church Tucs day evening. i;, for Municipal Campaign. Imports from Hamburg. MAYFLOWER HAULEO OFF THIMBLE SHOAL y^Cht Apparently it Undamaped, But She Will be Docked for Survey. After remaining; hard aground on a : bar in lower Chonnjoake bay near I Thimble Shoal lighthouse for nbou". j:ii hours, the President's yacht May dower was Boated shortly after noon yesterday 'by the United States naval I colliers Brutus and Nero, Which went to her assistance from Hampton i Itoads Friday morning. The May | flower proceeded to the Norfolk navv i yard under her own steam and It Is i not thought that he hull Is damaged. It. Is certain that she Is- not leaking. the pumps showing no wnter m her hold, The yacht will he hauled out In the dry dock at the Norfolk navy yard to? morrow to have her hull examined. If any repairs are necessary they will be made nt once ami the yacht will i then steam lo Vlcksbiirg on the MIs I slsslppl, where Mrv. 'Roosevelt and I lter parly will hoard her for a cruise j In the tropics. I The officers in charge of the VBchl ('declined fi? make any statement yea lertlny. They will all be summoned before the board of Inquiry, which will soon be appointed Uy Secretary of the Navv Mejcalf to Investigate the caus? es of the grounding. WILLIAMSON COMPAHYIS PREPARING TO RAISE WRECK Schooner Custus W. Wright will he Taken up By Use of Col? lapsible Tube. Final preparations for raiding th.l two-masted schooner Custus W. Wright, which sank in dames river Just north of the shipyard late in Jan? uary, wen; made yoStordny ami 11 i: expected thai the vessel will be haul I od up tomorrow or Tuesday If the I weather conditions are favorable. The IWilliamson Submarine Company sent 'divers to lite scene yesterday nitd the' I bricks on the vessel's deck were clear ? i od by the men. who worked in the Willlsnts collapsible; submarine lube.] The Wright Is owned by Messrs.! THchardson and Sons-*, of Hamilton, and the contract for rals-lnn her was| awarded lo the engineering drill of Alsop and Pierce, of this city. j JUNIOR FIGHT CONTINUES. "Loyalists" Will Take Their Case to United Smt?"3 Supreme Court. The "loyalist" faction, or the fac? tion ol the Jenlor Order United Auif r IcAn Mechanics, which did not Wllh Ijhow from th'" npAlonul council with the Virginia bUto council, and which 4 ,i'o-:, EhHHBMImB^HHQB^^BH?wM! SPECIALS FOR THIS WEEK. Women's Spring Suits $12-50 and $1850 Fortune favored us last week by sending us about 50 Suits in the best values likely to be shown this season at $12.50 and $1840. ALL THE LATEST SPRING STYLES. The $12.50 lot consists ol Panama in black, blue, brown, garnet and cream, military cut, satin lined, full platted skirt. The $18.50 assortment is in Her? ringbone In Blue, black, garnet, same In military cut, full plaited skirts. \ "mis been barred from existence by i Virginia courts, liasi ilocldcd to take I Its ease to I.I10 Supremo Court of tbo Culled Slates | "Pills fight lia.s been going on . for .\ours. but It Was thought a fCw days ago thai ll was settled. t Small Boat Harbo-. A special committed of the Chain- I ber of Cominerco will Inspect New- ! pi>rt News crock, Monday afternoon, with tlie view of finding whether or not It is feasible to convert the stream into tf small lioal harbor. The eom miteemen are Messrs. I,. C, Phillips', chairman; W. Iaic Powell. M. u. Arm ' strong and U. XI. Mamille. Y. M. C. A. Men's Meeting, i At the ineetlng for men at the Young .Men's Ohristlafi Association, tills af? ternoon at 3:::o o'clock. Rev. lt. ll. I Vitt,; I . I)., of Rl hmond. editor of the Religions Herald, will be Iho pp'eakcr. There will bo Special mu-, *lc. I Will Load for Havana. The. british trtbajitflhlp Blmonsldo nirivrd In port yesterday from New Vurl; to load a cargo of coal ll' re Inr 1 ltavanu. She will sail this week . I HIb Health Improving. Scnatbtr Saxon w. Holt, who re? turned to the city from Rlcliniond, Friday, on account of a .severe at? tack of grip, in regaining his health ami prabobly will he able to resume his- duties in the Senate again Mon? day. Sailors' Heip Guild. The Sailors' Help Guild will meet Tuesday afternoon at o'clock at the home of Mrs. I>. S. Jones-. West ave? nue and Twcidy-sixth street. Busi? ness of Importance Is to i>e transact? ed and a good at tendance is expected. A Surprise Party. A surprise parly was given to Hille Mis- Conhic Susan W'elslger. Friday evening nt her home In Ern^t End, In honor of her first birthday. Her grandmother, aunts, uncles and a number of friends participated. Gov. Hughes Endorsed for President. (By Assot-:a;ed Press.) NEW YORK. Mn.rc'i 7?Governor Charles E. Hughes today received the endorsement of the New York Re? publican ?dato convention as a can? didate for the presidential nomination, 'l ite icsolutlon- werelitloptctl by unan? imous vo!p of the committee. EULOGIES FOR SLEMP DELIVERED IN CONGRESS Part or Session Yesterday Devoted to Paying Tributes t0 Dead Vir? ginia' congressman. (Fty Associated Press? \V A SI 11NG-TO N, r. C., March 7 ?? A part of (the session today of I he Horse was devoted to the consldora- ^ lion of private claim bl'.J.i. A number were passed, after which the -.emalndcr of tlie day was given over ol eulogies of the late Hepi' sentntU-e Campbell Slcrop of Virginia ICulogles on Mr. Stamp's life a"'I character were dcllvcrod by Mows. Jones, l-atssltcr. l^imb and Flood, ol Vlrglnin; Sherman. New York: Camp? bell. Kansas: llo'.lld.-.r ana cnaney. Indiana, and Smith. Michigan. As a further nvirk of respect tli<* House adjourned at ;i:12' p. in . ""I!' Monday. . Mr. Grrnt Returns. Mr. Paul Grant hut returned from North Carolina, whet" he was call"! by news of the Htim-s of bis tuniltor. Mrs. (Want's health is now ?onios'hat f.?j luiprovcd.