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PULLING THE WIRES IN
SUPERINTENDENT FI6HT ScHoo! Board Sends Two Reports; Morton and Jenkins Both in Richmond. ALLER SEEMS TO BE ELIIIMIED r Minority Ttllt State Board That Ninety Par Cent of the People Here Are Oppoaed to Election of Jenkins ?Majority Tries to Offset the EfTsct. Much interest Ik belna manifested in this rlty in the meeting of the State board Of education which Is to start in Richmond at eight o'clock tonight for the purpose of electing superin? tendents of the city schools for var? ious cities throughout the State, on account of the fact that the matter j of the election of a suiM-rlntrndcnt of I schools for this citv will he one of! he matters that the State body will dispose of during its meeting I It was announced yesterday in Rich moiid by Superintendent Kgglostou cf the state hoard tnat no claims or; pet it ic iis will he received for conslc oration, while the board is in session, and that all meetings will be of the' execiillve varletv. at which none of. the claimants or their friends will be admitted ,1 i Local People at Work. The mailer of the election of the superintendent for the local schools has been very strenoitsly taken up with the state hodv within (be past few days, by several members of the rlty board who have gone to Rich m< nd for the purpose IV lessor W C. Morton, the present superintendent who is a candidate for refection and whom the city hoard refused to en done some weeks ago left for Rich mend last nicht ho press his claims before the state body Professor Morton has a large num? ber of strong letters of endorsements from the dti/ons. cfRrlals and form? er members of the local beard, as well as the endorsement of all three of the Patrons league' of the city Allen Probably Eliminated. From ali that could lie learned last night it apiH-ars that the city school hoard has practically given up its fight on the original endorsement ot IV fcssor J I Mien, of Klkir.s. West Virninia, who was unanimously en dcrsed some weeks ago. but who is believed to no Ineligible on account of his ncnresldence In the Slate, for the past year and consequent Inability to vote In this State. Prof. Willis a. Jenkins, whose can? didacy will l?e supported by five mem bers of the board. President Pucket|. and Messrs. Hsrrison. Lenz. Sutton and Barhnlcr, and who was endorsed some weeks ago in this city. In case Prrfessor Allen was declared Ir eliglblle, has been in Richmond BBacf yesterday morning Mr. Sutton ac ccmpanied him to the capital, return Ing last night Spicy Minority Report. a rather Interesting situation was developed in regard to Professor Jenkins' candidacy a few days ago when Trustees Huffman and Richard aon. the two members who did not crncur in the action of the other five members in endorsing professor Jen kins, and (lied a minority report on i the matter It was stated last night 1 that the report flled hy tbe two dis sening tnembers of the rlty beard was a rather strong ene and that they pro tested very strenously to the state body against the election of Profes aor Jenkins te tbe superintendent, stating that nlnetv per cent of the citizens of this city were opposed to the election of Professor Jenkins on the grounds thst he could not he trusted to perform the duties of the (?face owing to his being addicted to the use of strong drink. Majority WouAj Oppose Effect. It is ?aki thst the member of the city board who went to Richmond Tester day with Professor Jenkins beard of this minority report, snd that when he returned last night, a report from tbe five otther members waa prepared in an effort to .ffset the effect cf R. Mr. Barbeler is said to have pre- 1 pared this report and it was signed by the five members of the board who | reeroroended professor Jenkins' cW . ttksn None of he five members , would make a statement In reference to this art ion In talking of the matter last night.] the two members who filed the mir 1 eel* report were very emphatic*, in statine that they believed that a large majori?, ,c the rttlrewa of tbe etty were opposed to Professor Jen? hin? eiert Ion ?O the ofsre Seteceey Probably the Day I It is thought that the local superin taadeacy will net be taken up M the Bute hoard before Saturday SUNDAY OtjTlHQ T? RICHMOND $1-25?ROUNO trip 4- > Via Cfceeaeeefre A Ot?o ? , ?, . Conan.? w. lag Sunday Jeee rath, and ?or each Suedav thereafter, until fur Iber advised, tickets will he aotd via C. ? O frees OM Print. Hampton and Hew per* V?w to Richmond and re fahr? for train* tear tag old point t a* aX as. aad t. Ja a m. aad leaving Mewr-Tt Newa at ? a as aad I* at a as good returning leering Rv h aheasd at T |? a a same day el |1 2? roaad trip a cheep Swedet outing U aha f eaatal CM?. r> TT a hj ask Bay' AH ? bears for a Happy Hey PRETTY HOME WEDDING. Mit? k?t* Evan* Become* the Bride \ Of E. B. Grubbs. A very pretty wedding wax solemn Ixcd yesterday morn Inn at y.-.'IO o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomnii 'Kvans on Twenty-ninth Htreel, when Miss Kate Kvan*. their vnungest daughter became the bride of Mr. Kd ward Htewart Grubb of thia city. The bride entered the parlor on the arm of her bromer. Mr. A U Kvans. who Rave her away She waa hcautl fully gowned in white braided eollene and carried a handsome bouquet of brides roses. Mrs Gwendolyn Kvans. a sister of the bride, acter as maid of honor and Mr Win A. Grubb, of Norfolk, a brother of the groom, was best mau. The wedding ceremony was per? formed by Rev K. f. Wellford of this city. Immediately after the ceremony Mr and Mrs Mrs. Grubb loft for an extended wedding tour in the north. MR. OUNG?N lo LEAVE Secretary of f. IC. A. Tenders' Resignation to D'rectors. Will EITER A LARGER FIELD Several Positions Are Being Consider? ed. But He Has Not Decided Which to Accept?Board Acts Upon Re?i(j nagtion Tonight. General Secretary (J, S. Duncan, of the Young Men's Christian Associa? tion, who has held that position tor a term of throe yeats, tendered his res? ignation ytetrrdny morning as secre? tary of th ? associat.ou to the board of illrectors, through Its president, Mr. L c Phillips. The matter will be taken up by the board at an adjourn il meeting to l?e held in the associa Iton building tonight. Mr. Dune,m s . .-s.gant Ion is lo go Into effect on September I. and he Mated last night thsj he had decided to leave on account of the fact that he intended entering a larger field of as? sociation work. Mr. i/uncan went on lo say that he ?lief not care to mak> iny statement at present as to where n intended to locate in the future, as lie hud not as yet made a division as j [o which of several iKislt.ons which' tian been tendered him he would ac MBt I Mr. Duncan came to this city 'o lake charge of the local assocljrtlnn in June. Jan?, from th<- stake execti tfea commute, of Keniticky, and dtir his admlnlstrstlnn of affairs here, a mortgage of $8,o00 has been lifted Trom the building, and the lots trpon which the building stands, which are rallied at |MM have b<'en purchased.! He will have the association in (ood shape financially, as in addition !o the payment above debts there is now in the treasury $r..oiH> to be used Ter needed Improvements, and enough subscriptions of money have been promised to pay the entire floating indebtedness of the association. During his stay here Mr. Duncan has made a large circle of friends >n the city, particularly among the young men of the i-ommunity, who will re? gret his departure. ELkTnS?HOGG. Pretty Wedding at Home of th* \ Bride's Parents Yesterday. Tin- home of Mr and Mrs. R T.' Hogg in Klixabeth City county, near! this city, was the scene yesterday j morning sj a pretty wedding when j their daughter. Miss Ixdtie Jane Hogg became the bride of Mr William l.yda Klklns. of Richmond. Dr K Pendle ton Jones, of Hampton, performed the ceremony. Miss Nellie Gatewrw-d. of Cam Una county, rendered the wedding march from l-chengrln as the bridal party entared the parlor The bride was becomtnglv gowned In white mos saline and veil and carried a show er of brides roses and maiden hair fern Miss Sarah Hogg, a sister of the bride who was maid of honor wore a beautiful gown nf blue me?<tn"'ne and rarrled a henquet of sweet peas and smilat The groom was attended by Mr I K Wheat nf Ri< hmend as best man immediately after the ceremony an enjcyahle Seddlng breakfast ems served after whlrb Mr and Mrs Klk in? lep fcr a wedding tour of northern rites. T ?? Bail Hang* up Again. Commander George Mainson. t' | N . Inspector of equip* meat at the shipyard veaterday issued the follow Ing notice t?- shipmasters Omtng to the failure ~f the time circuit, the time nail was dropped a' I i: nr. h? the rhr-mo-meter In the f?J ace nf Inspector ft nntiiptaent I a. Navv a rnmnari sen ey this rhmnnea*ter at any time] hetween ?am and I p n Sundars | and National Sol Idars exceptee Isafe. Jsae 1?. I*a* " Conductor Recovering. ' bartss Jwhssna Ike young sin rsr rsaBaesr who bad his left leg] orushed ay rnlrhing It against a -take \ a* hl? ear waa crossing the Twent* eighth ?r-et hrtdge T'leadar. was re ported to be IsaproTlng vesterdaT The Inhvrvd leg waa anipntafed at s trrapets nosnetal ?v? after the arel Sent asd the doctors at Urs enter tafcawd fears fvw h'< life rmtav th- um t. th,. aar t-, t*k* the sad to Mohuvk Bay 17 GETfING READY TO BUILD School Board Authorizes Committee to Prepare Plans. WILL CONFER WITH ARCHITECT Charles M. Robinson, of Richmond, Invited to Come Here Monday Night ?Sit? for School Not Yet Se? lected. The school board met at the high ' school building, last night In an ad J< urued session, with prcst'lent I'm kett, and Messrs, Bachelor, liar- j rlson, Stilton, Leas.' Huffman and Richardson In attendance to discuss tke nsntttlf of the i nstruction of the1 inm s'iiool building to be h caled In the Second ward, for which an ap- | l>ro|)rlatlon was recently made by both branches of the city council. After considerable discussion of the various types and sl/.c:* of building, the board decidede to build a four room, unit plan, brick building, to be located somewhere in the vicinity of Thirtieth street and Jefferson avenue, and refer? red the entire matter to a special build- i Ing committee composed of Trustee, Harrison, Hatchelor. Sntton and Huff j man, appointed by the President. | The s|>ecial committee was empow? ered to employ an architect to prepare plans and specifications for a building I of the type divided on by the board and to supervise the work of construe- ! tion. The committee directed to re- ! pert to a special called meeting of the board to be held as soon ns the com mltteo report is ready for consldera- j titon. Committee Gets to Work. W hen the board adjourned, Mr, Har? rison, chairman of the special commit? tee called a meeting, Of the commit tee for the consideration of the work to be done. Afer a somewhat lengthy discussion of various letters received from archi? tects lliritighoul the state Mr Harri? son was directed by the committee to communicate with Mr Charles M. Robinson of Richmond, a well known architect, asking him to meet with' the crmmittee on Monday night next for the purpose of discussing plans and specifications together for a building of the tvpe desired. Sites to be Looked Over. The exact location of the new building was not decided upon last night, as the committeemen wish to look over a number of different sites which have been offered to the board , for sale. t Shortly before the board adjourned by a vote of five to two the salary of Miss Bessie Han lay. supervisor of drawing in the city schools was in creased $f. per month. Social-Personal Mr. Leroy Edwards, of Trenton, N. j J , has returned to that city alfter trending several days with is mother here. Mrs. J. B. Clincdlnst has returned to Richmond after a visit to relatives in this c.ty. Mr. K. W. Robinson, president of the board of aldermen, who has been t ri- j tically ill at the Elizabeth Huxtoii! hospital, was reputed to bo consider-, ably improved vesttrdav. -' I Miss Mary l>olimann has gone to Richmond to sttend th*- summer with; Ir.ends and relatives. Mrs K H Ware, who lives at Ho tel Warwick during the winter months, left yesterday for See- tbrtar S|?rings k r the snmmer. Miss Callaway, of Nelson county, returned to her home yesterday after a visit to her uncle, !>r William Roano Ay let I. la this city. Mrs Saxon Hop and children *rc t the truest of .Hxrtgc and Mrs. Henry; Holt, in Staanton. Mrs Henry Rurhage entertained at cards yesterday afternoon at her home irt North End in honor of Mrs ia* reaee Priddy. cf Baitimor?. Mrs Prlddv Is the en-s' of h?r parent?. Mr. aad Mrs. W. W. Harwood. in North End Mr I/oeletrr Hall, a student at the Virginia Polytechnic Institut?-, has re. ?umed home to si?>nd 'h? vacatltn with his parents in this city. Mr* t I. camming^ and Miss F.u nlre Cummings. "f Clenre. Minnesota, mother and sister of Mrs I" S Itiin ran. of this rttv. will arrive sere to day m speed the summer with Mr and Mrs ismrsa at their home on Forty Mr and Mrs Sol Peyser are m Pet ersbora attending the Elks 'onven rton Mr Sol Miller, who has lwn eS ] tissatlj m at St Francis hospital Is' now said to oe on the road to re- ! coverv When Mr Miller was operat ed aaoa several week* ago little hope Oee Yesr in Jed ""Fannie Harrow, a nesjr . women -harped wIth fetrnaAtsaSsty cettleg Fan aie Adams, also coto-ed was givea t rajH in tall h* the jwry hs the Cot- , Breaker Boy Scott Neartng, former secretary of th* Pennsylvania child labor commit ! tee, contributes to the Charities and the t'ommona press bureau this re? markable transcript of the experience of a child who ha? grown up in the hard labor of the mal mlnea. It la n wonder that he should know so much ns he does. This is the record of Mr. Nearlng ?'Whnt'a that? What was I up to yes day? I ain't sure I can remember It all. but I'll try "My daya la mostly all alike when the mine Is workln Ma and me lives In that there little log shanty with little Hill and Slssv They goes to achool, but none of that for me. Never learnt a thing In school, I didn't There weren't no chance. When I went to school, It was in one door and out the other. "Yep, I'm 15 now?been werkin' In the breaker since | was ten. Days is mostly the same to me Yes'day mornln' I was dresmln' away two forty about our nine We was playln' the Hogtowners and they was one ahead. I goes up to the bat and soaks her for a homer, and Jest as I was gettin' around to third, and the fellers was a hollerln' to beat time, I comes to and ma was a-slnging': Rise. Johnnie, rise. Don't you hear the bells a ringln'T Johnnie, are you wakln' It la time to be alive Karly in the mornin'. Continually keeps rallln* Johnnie, are you wakln ? It Is half past five "She sings that every mornin' to get me up. Pretty good of ma. to wake a feller that way, ain't it? It's a sight better n beln' hauled out by the hair like some of the kids is. ' So i gets up and puts on my r lathes. That's the part I don't like fer a cent. After you nnce gets dirty. It don't makeno difference, but It's pretty tough to get out of a decen' bed and Into them black mine clothes. Anyhow, I gets on my clothes, fills ray lamp and goes down tn breakfast "It was a dandy, yes'day. Ma hart fried eggs and taters. Ma's a swell cook and she puts the real thing Into yer pall I uses the pall as belonged to pa When the rage fell and killed him, the pail he had wasn't broke at all, so somebody brung it home to ma and when I started in I used that pail, hooks pretty rough, don't it? It's pretty much of a tin can, but It was pa's and besides new pailR cost 50 cents, and that's half a day's work for me "So yes'day I gets n;e to the breaker by seven and I gets over on the hill and has a ketch with the little kids before goln' to work. When we onct get to work, there ain't much chance for baseball?It's Just work all day. "Why do I have a lamp? Well, you see. I've got the had corners. It's awful dark and the dust is bad. t's older boys mostly gpts them bad places. Sometimes in sunny days 1 kin see to pick the slate In there, but mostly it is so dark that I uses my lamp all the time. "No. the work ain't hard, only sometimes yer bark gits sore. Ton don't do nothln' but bend over and pick, and fer a greenhorn It ain't no cinch. I've been there goln' on six years now. and I never minds it. In I winter it's bad on account of the cold on your hands, but mostly It ain't so worse. "Yes'day we quit at four. Didn't have no more cars, they said, so we all skins home, fakes a wash of our faces and hands, and makes fox the haseball No. we don't wash all ovpr every day when there's steady work. Onct In a conple of days does us a plenty. "There was a good game up there yes'day. The Reda waa playln' the Yankees, so us little fellers never had a show till most six. but we had a good one then Played till near eight, and then we lost the ball. ' Then we tskes n sneak down by the saloon, hut there wasn't nothln' doln' there, so we cuts It out and goes home Ma was aMter no the stoop wattin' fer me. She don't like me to stay not nights She s sllus glad when she sees me In bed of a night Says she knows where r am then. There ein t nothing else to tell yon Oh. res. there was a Hnnkle got killed on the track today?hut that sla t nnthin Ther?> ma o-ealtte' now, I suppose she wants me to go to the store?eo lone Star the Superior Animal I.Ike moat o--?-?al races, the Japan? ese regard wmr,?n as the Inferior ?-*. and the Japanese woman cheerfully Indorse* the doctrine ~| nnce." saht a ?lohe trof??- sat down tn dinner at a hotel in Vancouver, where there was a Japanese waitress With me nt th* tshle we*e two Canadian women, bwt. to say surprise, the waitress sot only gar* me p'tnrlty In serving the meal, trot eras very aartlenlsr In see? ing that I hsd the lergest portion of everything I was rather swrrled en tit t remembered tbnt tn Japanese ev?? 1 was as a man. regarded aa far aanes ksts*rr??rif than a woeaaa aad treated accordingly - Oerie a" AleaSilp etat.*?? With fonr sanitary airship stations etreedv hunt on fas western fi satter, the Oernssn cat ofWes aas der ids I to ?rwet ?Polier ?tattoaw na fta eastern horder? Tha first of the western Sta? tion? ? he *r*rf?<a) at l.yck close to tn* Rtteei?e fmn'ter The new aerial etstinw will be srsrtdad wie* a anew shed rapsMe of sjceoaasawdaMac tiro Strahls* of th* Zeppelin type Have You a Summer Stove? The stifling air of a close kitchen is changed to comfortable coolness by installing a New Perfec? tion Wick Blue Flame Oil Cook-Stove to do the family cooking. No kitchen furnishing is so convenient as this stove, (iives a woiking heat at once, and maintains it until turned out?that, too, without overheating the room. The NEW PERFECTION Wick Bine Flame Oil Cook-Stove it built with a CABIN KT TOP just like a steel ranee. It it the most convenient ttove ever made, and is almost indispensable to summer comfort. From its powerful burners to its handy racks for towels it is simply PKRFKCTION. 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