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BE MONEY Splcuditl Show of lis K'iiiil at tlie I'.ijoit Tliis Wivk. BUSTER BROWN TO-MORROW Creat Dciiiaiul for Tiekels, aiul Clcvt'i' Mtisical Coitictly Uj Bc VVaritily Wclcohictl. lloity-Tnlly, ono of tlm Wobber und jTloltl proUuetlons, sliowed to a packed jiousu :i| tbe Bljou fiutt Wlgllt. Thnt It wlll show to tlio eiime pttcleed lloUHO dur? lng: tho rost of tlm wck gbea without Buylng to any ono wlio mw last nlght'a productlon. <iii?i cannot defln'o, or descrlba Ui" no t or show lloity-'I'olty Is. Put together, some sprlghtly niiiHic ,-tnri a lot of beauti? ful costumeB, form Into the.se N.imii Cos tamea a choniK bt ahdpely mnidr-ns, inlx with tliis an ,-ibKiiiri dlnloguo und n bhtcli <sf goori ,.r,iiii-.ii.-iiiH, servo lt lu threo actn anr] la'Ugll r,iir.H,i|r ^tck. Thnt WOilld ab'int ho the reelpo ror llolty-Tnlty. C. 8. Sharp, Ni't Bcrnard nnd Mu>: Bloom, as tli?- tlm?< Dtitchrhen, are ns grotesque n trio of nbstirdltlcs as one rouid well Imagfhc. "* A man of any b'ralhs fteln llko kieking himsclf for laugblng ut their mimlery nnrl nils^pfonuhclallon of tho Klng's _ng llsn, but llo Ih too busy latigliing to ut tempt it. In %tbi- tlilrrl, durlng Ui" pbker game ?wlir.-n Samsueauten'a band Ih called, with the fiimilltin qucstlon, "what luivo you gol '.'" Hls itiiHwr-r, ".i wlfe and two children,' m une a spieier'a piirasr- la worth tb" prlce of tho arjmissioii alone, Hazel i-Mnii iu ln-1- Bpeclolty i* ,-i wori fer. sio- sings songs. Hut when sh<- opens up, r. graaps his srat and wmiders whero tln- vOlCe canto frotn. Ncediesg tt? nay, nii?- can slug 11 rr.ni: sohg iu a wny that'a a revciatlon. Hut lt is btty a sweoter volco bmi not been oaslgnod tri the song, *'.\Iy liisli Molly," for thr-re ar<? few HongH In tbiB cloaa of showa tlmt havo mr.r.r morlt. ilurry Rlchards ns General Steclo nnrl Madam Ullan i-rCrbllng ?h I.arly Uraftcr iA'-r>- both good. Madam Frflrb ing's voico la awect and Iti cliarda gr-t- many of the hiughs. Thelr burlcaiiue on gniiitl opera wna \r-ry fiinny. Tho r<st ot tbr- show waa occeptable, Albert Llvlngaton aa .Mr. Harvard yale. b< Ing partlculdi i\ so. "Spangles" Poor Sparkler. "Spanglea," n new play frOtn I'lilladel phla. came to th<- Acadorfty pf Muslc la?t nfghl for arj eBKaccment ';of one por f( rtnancc'. Tlie filaj ls tlio r-rrort ot Charles Nlrdllngor, ahd whlle it ls n eredltcd With ii run of vrirj month in I hlladolphfa and a prbapeotlve one Ih N<-u- york. There is much yet to bo dr. before "Bpanglea"'i wlll sparkle aa n< ccaab, The plot Is pe< uliar and aeema tu unravel a aotlro '?*n tho Carneglo flbrary r-mn.- nnd tb.- church falr. Sooga :rr.- introtlui-i-.l at InterYBla but they u|i ]-. >r Irrelevam t-.. the comedy. The compnny doei well wltli tho mal t. !-:.-i! ai hand and the faat contaln's aev cfal oapitble actortt; The scehery la tno most luiiirlsoine aeen at tho piayhoutso this acaaon and ls too pretty to be dragged a found on tbe "ono, nlght stand route." l.ytiian II. Howc'S movlng pictures, In eludlhg thrllling scenca in the Alps and st'udlea bf anlmal Uf". will be .?een at the Academy of Muslc to-niRht. IlOWO'a pIctureB always liave an Indivlduality nbnut tlicm tliat no other promntcr soems ablo to obtaln antl they furnlsh an ainusemnni thnt is innocent und plcaelng to everyBody. Buster Brown To-morrow. If tbe sale of seatH ls a good prognostl catton ot l/uslneas, then "liu.iter Brown" wlll fill the Academy at two perform ancea toimorroiT, as tbe aale in size is without'an Cqual thla UCaaofl. The com? pnny COmes hore dlret-t from N'r-w Vork, und in tbe i.i.=t i.s Ma'stor Oabriel, the original "Buater'." aud GeorRe All as "Tlise." It ls th.- stiini- th?It was Sebn iii tln- AcadeinJ? Ta.%i? Septetriber. "Huster" made many frlends then aiul tbe show for unlquenesa and a general atmosphero of freshiiess made an Impression at the tlme. The Chaperons. Isadorc Whltmark'S pretty comedy opera, The Chaporones, com'os to the Academy on next Friday nlgln. Tho company wns hero Inst, season, and the clover comedy ond pretty music Is still fresh ln tbe nieiuory of the blK audiences thut attendod the engagement, The com jiany ls tho same with Frank Wooley lri the loading comedy role. Only Conservators of Pcace. JildKe ItiRram rler-iderl n case of far reachliu,' effeet In the Law and Equlty Court yostarday. A sult was brought by B. N. Jones agtilnst W. J. (Jriggs, a jus tjco of tln- peace; Tbe justlce of tlio peace undertook to try a case of ulllaw ful dotalner. 'Gburti0held thnt under the charter of nirthlnond only the pollce court can try clvll ftises, the jUHtlco of tho peace belng only conservators of the pi*nc<-. Messrs. K. T. B.'irrett tmd Isaac r>!|v;Ks wero cdunsel for Jones, aiid Mr. N. T. Mosby for Mr. GrigKS. Funeral of Miss Selden. The funeral nf Miss Hnrriet Hetb Sel <fleti, dauglitcr of Mrs. H. C. Seldon. of flnowden, Goochland county, who dled Saturday nlRht- in her home, took place from the Chesapeako and Ohlo depot yes? terday afternoon.ut 1. q'clock. Interment was made lu tho luiully Heotlon In Holly wond. Tbe service wus condueted by Rev. Martln Johnson. Sunday School of Methods. Tlm Presbyterhin . ISchool of Methods contlnuea with unnlmtod interest antl use fulness. Tbe tneetliiKs uro .belng held at tho Second Presbyterlun church and. It liii.s been declded to cliange tbo hour of niootlng from II P. M. to I P. M. Confer ?ticea of pupilH. riillng elders, Bllporln tendents und other workera in tho Sun? day school nro. holng held aud tho at teudiinco Is tuilto gratlfylng. Mrs. Bridget Weber. Mrs. Bl'idgot Weber. widow of tho late Bornard Weber, dled at hor resideiioo, No. S West iMnrshfill streot ut 0:50 o'clock last nlght, Tlie funeral notleo wlll bo aniiounced lator. Turks and Servians Clash (By Assoclated Press.) B101.CJUA UK, SMORVIA, Fobrunry 12.? A serlotiH light hns occurrod ln Old Ser vla between 'I'urklsli troops and two s-Ser vhtn buiiils near tlio v^lagos bf Nikujun, Dragoittahsil nnd Chelopok. Tho Turks, who were itttuckei-H, lost forty men killed or wounded. Tho Sorv'lans lost elghteen kliua or vyoiindod. - -;?i- ? , Steam Trawler Lost. (By Assoclntcd Press.) TjONHON, Fobrunry 12.?Tho stoum trawler. Vet-onica, holonghiK to Stavongor, NoVway,. lias beon lost oCT l.osslomouth, KigiualUi-c, Scotiund, with a crow ot leiu Unloads the Liver, Opens the Bowels, Relieves the Klflneys. APENTA The Safest and Most Reliable HOUSEHOLD APERIENT WATER A WlNEGLASSFUL A DOSE ALSO Sparkling Apenta, IN SPLITS ONL Yf Natural Apenta Carbonated, 'A ? Refreshing and Pleasant Aperient for Morning Use. DRINK, WHILE EFFERVESCENT. Sole Exporters: THE APOLLINARIS CO., Ld., London. PRDBE COAL CARRIERS Legislaturc Will Also Establish Truth or Falsity of Baer's Statements. (By Assoclated Press.) HARRISBURG, pa., February 12.?Tho Pennsylvanla Iliuise of Rcprcaontatlvefl to-nlght adopted a concurrcnt resolutlon that the attorney-general be Instructed to Inqulro Into tho allegatlons that the Pctin sylvahla Rallroad and oth?r Hih-h iir-: directiy or indlrectly engaged In the mln Ing of bltumlnous eoal, which is allegcd to be unconstltlltlonal, uml i lt be found thut tnVy are engaged In thls business he sliiill proceed against them. Another concurrent resolutlon was adopted provldlng for a commission 10 examlne lnto tbe books nn<] re<-ords ot the Phlladelphla und Readlng Rallroad Company and of the Phlladelphla and R.'.idlng Coal nnd Iron Coniprtny. and es? tablish the truth or falsity of tbe stalc ments st-t forth by George-F. Bner, ln his public declarntlnns regardlng the business of tlie corporatlonii. The House resulullon dlrecling tho nt t'lriuy-generiil to Investlgate a charge thut certaih rallroad compnnles of Penn? sylvanla are vtolatlng tho State Consti? tutlon, belng cngngecl |n the nilnlng of anthracite coal, was adopted by tho Senate to-nlght by a vlva v>re vote. TRAIN MAKES 1.000 MILES IN21 H0URS"AND15MIN. (By Assoclated Press.) AIKTIN. TKX . February 12.~In Its race against time to get th'- mail into I'exas ahend of <-omi>etltors, the traln of Ihe Iron Mounuiln system, oporating ln Texas over the International and Great Northern road, whlch reached thls clty this mornlng. made the run from St. Ixnils to Austln In twenty-one hours und f'fteen mlnutes, a hitherto unknown re? cord In thls section for a l.cuo mlle con tinuous run. ATTORNEYS CONDEMN LYNCHING OF NEGRO (By Assoclated Press.) OADSDBX, ALA.. Pebruary P!.?At a meeting of the (Jadsden Bar Association to-day a resolutlon unnnlmously passed condemnlng ln vlgorous terms the lynch? ing of Bunk Hlclmrdson Sunday mornlng, and announclng determinutlon to do ull posslblo to dlscover the Identlty of tho lynchors. Several speoches were mado by leadlng attorneys one of whom de? clared tlntt an Investlghtion should bc made to ascertaln whether the shcrlff. jailer or otlier offlcers had been rcmlss in their duty. B0DIES0F21 VICTIMS RECOVERED FROM MINE (By Assoclated Press.) CIIAR.LKSTON. W. VA.. Pebruary, 1'.'. The bodies of Iwenty.-one vlcthns of tho cxploslon at tho Paral mtne nf the Stu nre Colller Company, In Fayette county.' last Thursday have been rcvne.red. Orfo stlll remalns ln tbe mlno, making tho total death llst twenty-two. Chlef Mlno Inspector Puull und his deputies cxpect to make a thorough lnyestlgation of tha accident thls weok. Doesn't Like Hepburn Bill. (Bv An*oeiated'>Press.) LOS ANGELES-, February 12.?E. - P. Pilesjtored Sufferlng for Years, and Bed-P.ldden From Plles, a Contractor of Marlon, Indlana, Is Cured by Pyramld PHe Qure. I Trial Package Sent Free to All Who Send Name and Address. "I waa troubled with plles for sevorol years boforo I would ? let lt be known. But at last they became so severo tliat 1 could not walk, and i f.ad to tako my bed. I trlod every thlngs and anythlng the doctors prcscrlbed. nnd took tht'lr treatment for a long time. But noth? ing over dld mo nny good. I nnd seen your ad. tn dlfferent nowspupera, so I got a SO-cont box and bogun uslng them. From tho very flrst .1 got quick rellof, and by tho tlmo 1 was sturtlng on my llilrd l>ox 1 saw l was cured. I havoi not beA" troubled wlth them slnco. . Now you can uso thls as .vou please. becauso IH. genulne. Vaurs. T. A. 'Button. Stono und Cement Contractor, Mnrlon, Ind. Instant rollef can be gotien by uslng. the marvelous Pyramld Pllo Cure. It lm mcdlntrily reduces all congestlon and swcllhig. hoals nll soros, tilcprs nnd Irrl inTiw 'mom'ont you start to use lt your sufferlnfr ends und tlie curo of your dro.td dlseuse ls ln slght. The Pyrnmld Pllo Curo renders nn opo ratlon nnnocessary. Don't subrnlt to tho eruel, oxi-rueintlng pnln caused by tlio surgoon-s knife. Besldos lt Is oxponslve and humlliatlng nnd rnrely n perniunont siiccesH. , ? , Tho Pyramld Pllo Curo l? put up lu the form of "casy-to-tisb," speeinlly nmdo, Bupposltorles. Thby aro sootlilng, puln less, Instant nnd certnln. ' ? A trial treatment wlll lio sent you at once.by mail. In plain, aenled wrnppor, wlthout a eeut of exponso to you, If you send ybtir nnmo and address to Pyrnmld Drug Co? 13500 Pyramld Building, Mur sbnll. Mleb. Aftpr you rocolvo tho anmplo, you-rnn g?t a rogular-slao packago of Pyntmld Pllo Curo at your druggist's for 5p conts, nr If ho hnsn't It, send us the m'oney und wo wlll s6nd U to you. Hlploy, presldent of tlie Atchison, Topoka, .-ui.I BnVtto Fe, arrived in I?s Augclcs to day. On tho subject of proposed rato lcglslation bv Congrsss )ie sald that the Hepbuni blll dld not please fclm to a great o'xtcht nnd ass'erted that lta pass oge would pass tho power o.f admimster b.g the rnto affalrs of great corporations ln the hnnds of a "polltlcal body." "I hope to s<-e the l'nlted States Senate mo.lify the proylslons of the hill," Mr. Rlpley sald. "Thero Is a posslblllly of too much politics in tlio proposed blll." FIVE NEGRO PRISONERS ESCAPE FROM JAIL (By Assoclated Press.) GREENVILLE, ALA., February 12.? Plve prisoners escapcd from Juil last night, Gehle Lewla, sentenced for llfe, for murder; Jlru Rbynolds, charged with embazzlehlCnt; John Kdwards, wlth 'ns sanlt to murder; Diink Atnen, burglpry. and Qulll BraJdley, wlth arson. *A11 are . i grocs. A slxth m>gro refused to make his escapo Wlth the others. The dellvery was made by somo one from th'- Olltsldu who made an openlng through tho brlck wall and then broke tbe lock to the cell, uslng a scnntling and plece of Iron. The Jaller did not near any uoise. during the night and knew nothing of the trouble untll this 111011 <ng. WOMAN SUFFRAGISTS ELECT OLD OFFICERS ? (By Assoclated Press.) BALTi.MOP.K. MD.. pebruary 12.?The Woman's National Suffrage Association to-day re-elected the old offlcers as fol? lows: Konorary presldent, Kusan B. Anthony, Rocheater, N. V.: presldent. Rov, Anna Howard Shaw. Phlladelphla: vlce-presi dent at large, - Florence Kelly, New York clty; correspondliig secretary, Katc -M. Gordon, New Orleans. La.; recordjng sec? retary, All.-e Stone Blackwell, Boston. Mass.; trensurer. Hnrrlet Taylor Upton. Warren, Ohio; audltors, Ijinra Clay, Lexlngton. Ky.. and Dr. Annlco Jeffreys Myers. Portland, Ore. FIRE DRIVES TWENTY FAMILIES INTO STREET. (By Assoclnted Press.) NEW YORK, Fdbruary 12. ? Twenty fn.mllles ocoupylng a four story tenement, at 475 Tenth Avenue, were dirven into the street late to-nlght. by a fire which damaged n big factory building at 477-IS3 Tenth Avenue. to the extent of $50,000 and threatened to spread to the adjoin ing structures. Many persons suffered scverely from exposuro. t The Way of Her. "Yesterday afternoon between 3:10 nnd 3:15," sald the bright boy, "my mother killed my father-" "What! Why, your father went to New York yesterday mornlng and ?" "Yes, nnd at 3:10 nta got a telegrnm from him. She killed hlni in half a dozen dlfferent wnys before 3:15, when sho sum med up enough nerve to read the mes sage." PUI L! HEil 1C ON F.&PBILL Mcrgxir J-'caturc Will Bc Met VVi.tli Strojig ?ojcetioiis in Committee. REDISTRICTING UP TO-DAY Railroails Witi Out in Fight Uvcr Sadlcr J-'lal-Car Bill in Senato. Al a speclal meeting to bfl held Frlday nlght of thls week the Senntc Coriimlttdo on l-'lnanoe und llunks wlll, In open SPS sloii, li'-ar urgumerils for nnd ngalnst tho bllls tillowlng tbe Rlchmond, FrcderlpkH burg nnd 'Potomnc to surrender Its- old chnrtcr und lf It so deslreH to merge with another rallway corporntlun, provldVd tlmt the State roceivi-s, nii'lr-r tho reor ganlaatlon or consolldatlon, ti block of strrr-k oquul in value'to tlint It now holds In the present company. Kince tho bllls wero IntrodticerJ, somo dnys ago, the matter'hns been dlscussod more or less thorouglily ln leglslatlvo clrclea, and fht. objection auggosted ln tbo original referencq ln this paper to tlie nicasuroB hns been sirdngly cmphiisizcd. State oiTiHuls nnd logiBiators geheraXy seem wllling to pennlt a surronder of tbo old charter, Which would meari noth? ing more tbnn a reorganlzutlon of tlio present compnny on a mbdeVn basls. The Htate would recelve its fair sliaro of stock, nnd would, besldes, recover taxes annually from the Rlchmond, Fred eilcV.sburg and Potoinuc, which, under tbe old charter, Is exemfit. But'violerit objection to tlie morger fca ture nnd to the cluiisc declarlng that tho road shall never be parallelcd Is tlcvcl oplng In many quarters and thero wlll unqucatlohably be a strong if not an ubsolutely ovorwhelmlng array'. agalnst tbe plan In thls nspect. An for the nier ger Itself the objection Is bnsed cblelly upon tho danger t'hat It would open tno way for the corporation which contr'ols the Washlngton and SButnern Pennsytva nla Rallroarl to 'hbsolutely awallow the Rlchmond, Froderlcksburg atul Potomnc hnd seriously damage the Interests of tlio Stnte. A morger, It is hold, mnde under a bill scttlng fortli that the road should never be parallelcd. woultl ln ef? feet be sufllcient to c'reato the assumptlon of a contractual obllgatlon on the part of the State whlch lt woultl be Impossi ble for tho Stnte at any tlme to set nslde or repenl. Thls, entirely apart from what ls belleved by many would be an unconstitutlonal proceeuing, would for? cver rerriovo from the Stato tho most cf fectlve chr-ck-lt now has upon the Rlch? mond. Fredorli-ksburg nnd Potomnc? the power at any time Co pcrmlt tlys road to be iiaralloled. ? Tfiere are several Interestlng phasea of the sltuatlon that aro comlng to light and the leglslators are golng over the bllls very carefully. The hcaring Frlday night wlll probably be one of the most interestlng of the session. Minority representation on boards of directors of oorporations ls provide-1 ln a blll ofTored yesterday In the Senato, by Mr. Thomas, of Lynchburg. Under thls act, at eaeli annual meotlng of tlie stocbholders of nny cbrporation, holders of ns much as thirty per cent. of the cnpital stock, wlll have tho right to elect for tbe ensuing year, one dlrector of their cholce. After a bearing lasting over three hours. the Senato Commotteo on Ronrls nnd lnternaf Navigation Inst nlght, re? ported with thp recommendntlon thnt it do not pass the Sadlcr bill, requlring rallroads to furnlsh factors with stnn dards. There wns but one vote for the blll: Representntives of practlcally every rallroad' operntlng ln Virginia were pres? ent. Tlio Senate Committee on General Laws yesterday afternoon. reported favornbly the Tovenner blll to prevent adulteratlon in the mnnufacturlng nnd sale of Intoxi catlng llquors, and the Sale bill, to prevent the shooting of pigens and other Iblrds for amusenient. The Senate Committee for Cotirts of Justice, re Jected the Patterson bill, nllowing women and men under 21 years of age, but over IS, to quality ns deputy clerks of courts nnd agaln reported abversely the Thomas bill. establlshlng the rlght to condemn an easement. Senator Hobbs. of Prlnce George, yes icrday offered a joint resolutlon -pr ividlng for nn amendment to the Cons.'iltitlon so ns to have one-half of the Stalo scn I't.irs eloclod ovory two ybara 16 sdr a niiii nr four yenrs, ln tho upmi Of the Prliino fliwiiRi; meniher thn lildU ln tlio new Constitutlon rcqulrl'i-; tha r.'icetlon of ull tho senators at th.' snnli time ls duiigi-rous ns maklng It pOBsiblO iiiiiht certain clrcUmstanccs for in < the sol of ini'ii rcpresonttng sbtiib poptp j far fud to bo fw-pt lnto OdlCO. 'I li'i hpld-over rhomberH under i.is plati would, | bc tblnks, ho n sqrt ol' chcck and ImImiicc J whbel upon ihe now Mct.i.ioi-s. Tho iiinondffltmt proposed i.y Mr. Hohhs pr<> VldeB thnt In Uie dlstrh-.ts bearing odd utimbem Uiiciudlng oho senator from tho Hty of Richmond thoro shall bb olocted I'll Tliosdfiy ofler th'- flrst Monday lu November, 1011, fO> a tenn of two years, merribors of tho Stato Sonnto, who ahnll usstimo offlce. the second Wodnosday ln January silci.ding tholr electlon, Thore aflor the jjehatbra ln thn- odd dlstrlcts oneludlng one from the clty of Rlofl i lond) shall be chosen for a full term >>t four years. ln Ihe dlslili-ts bearing OVen numbvrs iliicludlng ono senutor from the city of Richmond) thore shall be chosen on Tuesday ufter the flrst Monday ln No; vember, 1011; mo'mbcrs of tho Stntc Scn rslo; who shall serve for a full term ot four years. b.'giniilng wlth tho second ue.liie.sday in January. 1012. and tholr iuoccsHors ahall thbroafthr he chosen COc'li four yenrs for a full term ot four years. A blll offered late yesterday afternoon tu the Senate by Mr. llolt, of Newport News, dlrocts tbo Stato Corporation Conv inisslon to reenll und caricel ull nssoss ments made ngalnst building and loan nssoelntlons or corporations for State frnncnise taxes, an*d (o mako no assess ments until the further dlrectlon of the General Assembly. Senator llolt sald yesterdny that It was the idea of the blll to permlt time to nmend the laws s<> that the nctunl Issue of stock. lnstcad of tho maxlmum allowed by charter, should bu asscsscd for laxes. In the Senate yesterday Judge W. II. Mann, of Nottnway, offered a blll maklng It unluwful Tor any person to expectorate upon the lloors or any part of any car or coach owned or operated by any ateairt rallroad, or any urban, suburbun or Intbr urban electrlc rallwny ln the Sthte. All cor? porations or persons owning or operatlng such roads are required to post a copy of the act In each car or coach. Any person or corporation vlokrtlng the provlsions of the net or faillng to post the nqtlpe. as required. wlll bc deomefl 'gullty of a tnls demeanor. and wlll bo flned nol less than $1 or moro than $10 for each offense. Another legal battle wlll begin In the Senate to-day at 1 o'clock, when the spe cinl" order calllng up Captaln Cunitii Pat teson's blll In relatlon to demurrers of evldonce is reached. Tbe blll hns attracted conslderablo attentlon. As origlnally drawn lt was adverscly reported by the Comniittee for Courts of Justice. Cer? tain changes were made, tho mensiire was consldered ngnln, and thls time sc cured a mnjorlty of one. vote ln tlie coni inltieo. Among those who wlll spenk for or against the blll wlll be Senators Patte son. Phlegar, Fulton, Sears, Strode, II. T. Wlc.kliam and.'T. A. Wlckhnm. Threo bllls offered Just before tbe ad Journment of the Senate yesterday by Judge Phlognr, of Montgomery. provlde for approprlatlons aggregatlng over $5n.0n0 for paying for tho Capltol furnlture, snp plylng additional furnlture, completlng pajT.ients on light and power plant, und allowlng a fee to the members of Ihe ex ccutlve committee of tlie building com? mission. A total of $8,511.29 is appropriated for the payment for tho followlng furnlture already puroliasod: Executlve offIces . $5.20-1.20 Corporation Commission . 2.007.00 Secretary of Commonwealth. 310.00 A total of $11.60(5.70 Is npproprlated for the purchaso of tho followlng additional furnlture: For battlcship linoleuin for the floors of luuseum and basenicnt rooms ln Capltol.,....$2,006.70 For furnlture and floor coverlngs for> State Library. 2,000.00 For furnlture, floor coverlngs and metal tlie cases for Department of Public Instructlon. 3,500.00 For furnlture and metal filo cases for rooms of Reglstcr of Lund Offlce . 4.100.00 A total of $33,000 ls provlded ln the thlrd b'lllt which makes nn appronrlutlon -ot $26,000 for the furnlture purcliased by the commission for the two assembly halls and tho comralttre rooms; ullows $1,000 each to A. J. Montague. George \Vayho Anderson nnd S. V.. Kelley for servlces on the executlve commlttee, and recites tliat the original approprlation of $25,000 for the light and power plant wns Inade quate; thnt tho total cost of tho plant was over $33,000, so that aftor applying to the payment thoreof the balance of $5,000 left of the Capltol approprlation BOSTON GIRLS DELIGHT CHINESE COMMISSION. WWWTANT CHINESE VICEROY AND CHIEF OF REVENUE. TA1 BU7SG. C__; (By. Assoclated Press.) BOSTON, MASS., February 12,-Tha Chineso' Impcrlal comnilRs'loii to-day ln Bpooted a number of cotton mllls iu this vicinlty. , An Interest ing Incldont oocurred at ono'. of tho cotton nilllH, nt I.iuvrenco, In thn exhiblt room of tlio iiiIHb tho coin niissloners found a luindre-d or moro glrl onorutlves uasoinbled, eucli uf tllum oarry ing the Clilnoso flug whlch she hud'made from cotton produced nt tho fnctury, Tho oiubloms were collectiul by ono of tho. olUcUHs uml dls'trlivutciJ to the, niombors of tho party. Tlio Incldarit dellghtod tho commiasloners, paVticiilarly Vlceroy Tunn, who inarched about thb room wavlng tho flttg enthuslnsticnlly. Vlccroy.. Tuun wns espoclally liiturest.'d in tlio weavlng pro cksh as demonstrateii in thla mill bo ciuibo he, hliiiHolf, Is tho piopriotor ot n cotton mill .in Chlna. . < . Thb Chlnnso commlsslonors to-niglit wero given a banquot by Qoyprvnor Cutls Giilld, on bohnlf of tlie Stato. Tho spouko-rs llichidod Rlchard Olnoy, ftirinor iy Socrotary of Slute; Ameiy W, l,a\v rencn, presldont rif the Boston Morehitnls' Assoclution; Chuilcs AV. IfillOt, presldent of llurviird Universlty, nnd othors. Tho speeches wero conched in frlendly terms toward tho Ghlnese, Mr. Lnwrenco sald: "Ono' great commerolal llnk botwoen the pooplo of Ohlnu und of tho Unlted States, ls tho atlbatatUlal and' rupidly growing salo iu China of cotton goods manufuctiirod ln tho nillls thut you havo vlhlted to-day, and In othors llko thom ir MasKachiisotls, aud lu tho Snutliern Stulos. Over R63,000,0qo yarils, vnlued at over $,^,000,000 wuro exportod lo tho Chi v.vho I'liiplrp lust year. AVu foel kooiily thnt Chluu's prosporlly is our prospnrity, und tliat her udvorslly la our udvuralty. linexponded, there -stlll remalns a- dellclt limounting to about 1-l.nUO. Thls deflclt with the $2fl,0W for the furnlturo und tho $."..000 for the exccutivQ committee, makes necessary the third .npproprhitioii of $:W.U00. The Salo-Holt congresslonal re-appor tlonment bill wlll come beforo the lloti^e Committee on Prlvlleges and Klectlons ut 10 o'clock thls mornlng. and a splrlted dobatu is expocted. Tho meusure has alrcndy pnssed the Senate in un amended form, whlch seeks to tako tho countles of (Jllos, Bland, Wythe, Puln^ki, and Craig put of tho Ninth and to put them In the Slxth Dls? trlct, lt Is the nmendnient over which the ilebnto wlll arlsc, and thero promises to be many speeches on both sldos. Messrs. Jennlnns and Bowman yes tt-rdtty offered in tlie Houso threo com? panion bllls, appropriatlng lu tho ug grbgato $53,117.30 to dlscharge the debt in currod by the Capltal Commission ln siipplying. tlio leglslatlvo halla antl Stnte, oftlcea witli furnlturo, flxturos, etc. j Ono of the bllls contaln threo Itoms glvlng $1,000 each to Governor Monttiguo, j Colonel George Wnyno Anderson and ; Hon. S.' I,. Kelley for their servlces as menibors nf the comniitteo. Theso gen-1 tlemen cotnposed tlie lOxe.-utivo Commlt- ? teo of tlie eommlsalon, nnd looked per- ] sonalty ufter the detnlls ot tho woric.; Hon. E. P. Cox yesterday prosented in tho House a petttlpn frotn tho Asso ciutlon lor tlio Preservntion o? Virginia Antiquities, asklng tlmt no leglalatlon he put through improvlng tbo Cnpltul grounds, which wlll Involvo tho destruc tlon of tlm old Bell House, or the re moval of tho Iron fonco. lt Is asked that tho Cupitol gutes be restot-eil, nnd itliat permlsslon- bo given to plnnting around tbo Bell House. Tho pupor ls slgne,rl by the followlng committee, reprbaentlng tho soclety: Mrs. Joseph' Bryan, Mrs. w. G. Stantird, Mrs. W. T. Koblns, Mrs. C. B. BtUl, Mra. 10. V. Vulentlne, Mrs. Ueciitur Axtell, Mrs, J. Taylor lOUyson und Mrs. Wllllani Ruftln Cox. (Continued frotn Flrst Puge.) Btidden end. I should not ho aurprlsod Itow soon thls woro to happen." Promotion for Dr. Drewry. Othor ilcvelopmi'iils ln hospilnl ufl'alrs yosterdny. tiddod interest to tho genernl sltuatlon. A rumor giilned uurreuey thut n blll Is about tel b<; offered lu tho Houso nf Delegutos calllng .lot au Invoallgutlou of the F.nsterii Stato llnspll'nl. This ruiuor, so fur as couM b?> loiuned, is Ineori.t. Following in its wnlto waa nnothor to tho effoot thttl a anoeliil secret cominltteci would ahortly aet out for uri luapi.-1'tlon of all tho hosplt.tK T.hld Bttiteiiionl cQiiltl not bo traccd to ita soiin >'. ln iliti ScnuPtO yesterdiiy Mn W'ickhani, 0( ll!Uiover,.oft'creil a blll provldlMj thnt tho i^v-^nlaslonor ot Wtutu hoaplytfs shall mm*?mm*^*m Hongkong Mattings for 1906 A Cargo of Matting from China y\ LL DAY long yesterday W&\ we were receiving and storing these Hongkong Mattings. They were bought months ago and they're in un usually early this season? meaning that matting buyers can get here an unlimited range of new patterns just at the start of the season. Don't buy last year's matting?at the same price you may look over a new line entirely. These are good Mattings, too?and there's no better floor covering for sum mer?light, cool, airy! Get the germ-filled carpets off the floor and substitute these health bringing Hongkong Mattings. Prices on these two hundred and thirty-five pieces range from 20c to 35c a yard. All the new color effects?all the new patterns, recollect. Come in to-day and ask to be shown the new spring Mattings?hun dreds will be here, so come along. Matting' Section?Third Floor, Please hercafter be an expert ulienist and ex perlencL'd physlcian. Tho net Increases the salary of tho coinmissioncr from $2,000 a year and expenses to $3,500 a year and expenscs. Tho present law slmply requlros that the commlssloner shall be an export ac countant. Tho Chango would make the Ihcumbont, Colonel L. W. Lune, Jr., In ellglble. lt may bo asserted positlvely that be? hlnd the Wickham blll Is a movemont to place Dr. XV. P. Drowry, auperlntendcnt of tho Central State Hospital at Peters? burg, at tho head nf the hospital sys? tem of the State. Dr. Drowry is rocog nlzed as one of the leadlng chemists in Iho country. He has received flatter Ing offers from citlo's outslde Virginia. The increase In the salary of the com? mlssloner to $3,500 is designed as an ln ducenient to him to accept thls posltjpn If it' ls tendcrefl to him when Colonel Lino retiros a yenr or two lience. Dr. Drewry now recelves $2,500. Ho has under cbnaldemtlon at the present tlmo an offer of tho superlntendency of the Wcstern Stato Hospital nt Staunton, which pays a salary of $2,250. Thn commlssloner of hispltals is ap polntod by the Governor for a term of four years subject to confirmation by tho Senuto. As commlssloner, he is cx olllclo chalrman of the general und of each of the special boards of dlrectors, and Is responslble for the proper dls bursciuent of nll moneys approprlated or received from any. source for tho iiialntouaiice of tho hospltuls. Tho com mlsslonor has genoral suporylalon of tho medicail aud business nianagement of the asyluma, makes regular lnsVcctions and reports nnnunlly to the Governor, wlth rocommehdatlbns for tho lmprovement of conditlons at the ho!tf>ltul> Ho exo otitea bond ln the sum of $10,000. anotherI^cToF london unempl0yed (By Assoclated Press.) LONDON," Pebruary 12.?There was an? other march of the "unempioyod" through tho streets of L-uulon to-day with tho object of Improsslhg tlie new government und legislators, but tho domonstratlon fall flat. Tho proceaalon was hnrdly half tho longth of tho prevlous domonstm tions, und the attltudo of tho public to wards tlie subscription colloctors showed that lnterest In tho "poverty purades" has been deeldodly wanlng slnco thoy took on a distlnclly political character." The Champion Hand-Shaker. To his many othor distlnctlons Presl? dent Roosovelt has recently tidded that nf belng tlu> champion hund-shaker of tho Unlted States, und probably of the world. At tho New Voar's rccoptfbn ot l'?5 ln tho Whiie House tlio Presldent, in three hours nnd forty-foilr mlnutes, shook hasdx with 0,052 ^ersiuvs, or at tho rato of forty per iniuulo. Thls auxpasaos even tho hlgh record ho mado last year, and. aa practlce makes perfect, be wlll douht lesa do stlll better oif January 1, 1!?)7.?' [,eaHe'a Weekly. Mr. l'Yiuik l,. Moaves. of Seatllo, W.isl... fornierly of Wilmingtou. N. ... wns In iho clty yoatorduy vlaltlng roiativea and fllelld*. Anatolo l.e liruz. profonsor of t'eltlo HN cruture ut KoiincH, Prunce. beguu last night lils llydo leoturea In Prcueh befor* the'Ceccid Franculs, of flurvard Univur sity.