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New Rain Coats, $5.98 and $7.50.
Pcrhaps the best way of judging just how good they are for the money, is to comparc them with what you'll scc in other storcs for the same or highcr prices. These two Coats are cheap ?but cheap only in price?not in value. The .*?.*..!>s (.'.i,i*i ln of Vnlnn Ibiliiclcilh; medlum gttty, wlll; an ovciplnld of liKht Bhade: collarlcss, trlmmed witli narrow brald; Heguiatlon sleoyo. Tho jfT.r.o cbal i? nf medlum Oray Twced ln n halrllne plaldj collarlpss, triinuiMi witu flghjt brald, Regulatlon Blecvc. All .-Uzr?, ;:? to 44, in both models. Wo w'cic foitiinnlc in plclrittg up n cbu'ple <>f godd vnlties In these gnrment?, Men'% I?clipse Shirts, $LOO Known lo every man in Richmond as the Shirt of quality. The pattcnis we are showing are all new; not one carried over from last season. Tlie Cclipcc i.. wlthout doubt the best dollar shirt bcinrr shov.n here this r. ii. nnd ov.r pattern" aro'the plck of tlie enttro output. Plaln nnd PIcatcd White Bhlrts.-neat stripee and ffgitres* plafn blue novel ih .-- in i.'v. I'ltidF. tan. gray, blue :iik1 pink. Scparato cuffs. Mr.e?, 14 lo is. Nlcely laundered. *fl.?o each. qmm?wa? ??w? m tmiwa?ww SEARS REPORT ? : rjvise can bc sub ng either or any report, itrary, hy stamping a.s offictal roport, sTcat pnd y will bo done tb the ocratlc party and tlie loyes ot the Corporation nt. ls a tnan wlthout food ._ ,:?.-? :?' !? .,' -? .?? ?indi. .-,... |1 ;? the cl?rk "f -he com ission iF B man who Is no puffed up 6 and arrogi hc< as to bnpair ?' i- ghl nnd wrong. Tlu- ef .-?,--.,, llnding uf fact wlthout ? , nactment ?>* sbnte law to corrcct the orlglnal i , II i implalned "-.'. or wlthout ., icbment prbc.Hngs to ouat the par - wlio, by the report, have at lcaat round Incompetent to nll tlie posl lions occupicd by them, ls to hold out 1,, .,;.? worW tl . tht admlnlstratlon?the gtati -by an Invcutlgatlon, flnds Incompo and ini ffleh ncy In one of its de par'tments nnd does nothing tn corrcct lt, "The l.'-yi'-liiturc. hy adoptlng any of these reports, either goes t"" far or does i.,t n., far enough. Not Good Politics. -.-'., fnr as the party is concerncd, ??:? adoptlng this reporl wi wlll be sowlng i.:.- wlnd. and wo will surely reap the Wtilrlwind, Our enemlcs will say: 'You investigated oiwTor Ihe departments: ofl illy .gnlred that it is ki .- .;?< goats oi the llttle fellows, . itinm ln offlce th-- men of intlu utd pull, wlthout an nttempt to Imjieach them or to enaci rcmedlnl |egis atlon; you have trlcd t., whltewash n -otten condltlon, which you have officlally ecognized.' i tn the other hand. if w? : - th.-s.- reports. should the com non enemy attempt to taunt our party ii-..nit this niatt.-r. we coulii reply: 'Yes, iM Investigated the commission and found nothing of wrong. nothing to threaten m. publli servlce Indoed, thero was so llttle Iu II lhal the House refused to adopl i minority n-p"r: whlch, of Ihe wo reports, Waa most favqrablo to the ... i tisslon. and would not consumc tlie ol the Hoiise ln dtecusslng a matter bo UtUe publlc Importahce. n Is 1, nilnln ral Icr, The evldence ... flc i : you have lf, Mr. Rei li, ui; now make the most of II %",- ndmlt no wrong oi wak Can't Be Undonc. \ lo Judg> Cr ?-?:? and Mr. Upshur and , ... . oyea. WfiaTeVir InJUry has ? . T .:? crump in PUBLIC -;??? . ir. Mr. Byrd Talks. Siifferirig rOOD COFFEE neaf "Tiia ftostl ti fount) iu nk'jj ?mHM i toncs), that kovc everybody an opportu nlty to bo hoard. We conaldorcd patiant ly thc evdlenco, and I will Bny rlght horo ihut'nll th.-it evldetiice has not liecti prlnted ln the papere, as waa stdXed here. We havo over 000 p'ukcs of typewrltteh report. A Kreut deal ot thc evidence has never seen the jlght of day. I fenl that I have performed my t'u77 duty and that n.y colleoeTuea havo peTformed thelr full duty. i underatood tiiut wtien thls duty waa Impoacd upon ua It wns to securo thc triith, tho wholo trulh nnd nothlng hut thc rruth, without rcl'ercneo fo wTioni it would strike or where it would strlki "1 want to say thla?thaE having done that. I conatder my duty ended. Thla House c-iui do ita own duty In Ita own w.iy, and if it Is true thnt membera of ? Houae are In such condltlon of opin? lon aa to so Into the matter now, I have nothlng to say. My duty nnd the duty of my fellow-membera la flnlahcd.'1 Climax Reached. Mr. Lane said he (Wlrcd thc prlnted record, but there waa no assuranco that it would bo forthcotning to-morrow, whlch la the laat day of the aesslon. He uiged the House to reject the mo? tion to pnsa by and lako the matter up. Mr. James L. Taliaferro favorcd Immo diaie conalderatlon. Mr. Wlthera waa nsked by Mr. Lane it he had not already mnde up hla uilnd as to how he would vote, and the anawer was: "I have.'-' ."Then other membera are In the samo positlon," sald Mr. Lane. "But I don't want to adnpt elther ro? port." rcjoined the metnber from Nanse mond, "because neither does full justlce to Iho partles.'1 "ThUt's my positlon, too," snld Mr. Lane, ln an ImpMSjpned mnnnor, "but if thls Is all that is beforo ua, I tell thls house 1 favor thc minority report.'' This sentiment provbked a atorm of npplausc, whlch was onthuslastlc and long contlnued, ixith In the gallerles and upon tho floor, and lt was wlth dlfflculty that the chalr was ahlo to rcstore order. To Do Exact Justice. Contlnuing-, Mr. Lane aald: ?'J wish to say to the House that 1 bappon to he a hlood relatlve of Judge Crump, bill if 1 know myself, and I In vokc hi-aven to witness, If the evidence is sufflrlrni t'o condemn hlm, I stand here ready to east such a vote; but If not, 1 wlll never Join ln brandlng hlm when In my heart I belleve hlm to be inno cent." Mr. Love thought there should he no act lon by tho llousc, and said the sboncr tho matter was dropped, the better for the party. Mr. Lee called the pending questlon, and the motion to pass by waa rejeetid?ayea, 27; noes, 17. This was pcrhaps a test vote. Ortainly It ahowed tho temper of tho llousc, und no huinan power could have checked thc heavy tlde that was carrylng the minor? ity re]K,it ,ni in trlumph, Substitute Offered. Mr. I'ettit spoke for limncdinte actlon, and said he had never kriown the tlmo when tlc- !i< !>:??'-ratie party would not meet au laaue ln a money way. Mr. Jen ninga called the pending questlon, wnlch waa on ihe main questlon, and Mr. Cox moved the adoptlon of ihe minority re i-.i t. Mr. Wlthera offored the following sutA atltute, whlch waa rejected ln a whlri: "Reaolved by the llousu (the Senate .rring), Thal owing to thc lack of .-? al record ln the .'.,nitcr. and to the .. ? : tlmo at tlie diapoaal <?f the As -? -i.i.iy. tihat there ima been sho.wn no ? ? fi -? serlous and Improper in the ? ? ??! any of Iho officers and em .if :'? - ? oi alon .iv iu call for cdiati actlon dn the report* of r ecnimlttee on liie Investlgatlon Rlate Corj>oratlon Commiaaion," Tiii iniiioiit> ropori was i.hen adopted ? . :. ? ? noes' were aaltcd Hold a Memorial Scrvicc. will be held to ?-? : . the Main Ita Iroad 5 u C. A. tociated d ohlo We.ii KtH Minaion. I^ord, II"!.. uii(|;?y .,? ii',-,1 A-|:,(/(.i; DIRECTORSIII y Pciiiisylvania Dircctoralc Con trols Four Other Rail roa'd Bonrds. STEEL RAILS MUST WI'N OUT! Colorado and Southern Railway Company Makes Exccllcnt Slicnving. Tho followlng sliows tho connectlon of tho dlrectorn of the Pcnnaylvnnla Ha.ll road Company -wlth tho I'oniisylv.-tnla Company, tho Bnltlmoro and phlo, the Chesapeake and Ohlo and tho Norfolk and Western . Pennaylvania Railroad Comiiany?Wm. H. Barnes, Alcxunder J. Cussntt, T. Do "Wltt Cuyler, Rudolph Ellls, Alc.xander M. Fox, Llncoln Godfrey, John P? Orco-n, Clemcnt A. Grlscom, Amos R. Uttle, James McCrea, Efllnghnm Q. Morrls, C Stuart Pntlorson, Sutherland M. Provost, Charlcs 10. Pugh, Saniuet Iteu, N. Fnri\er Shortrldge, Oeorgc Wood. Pennaylvania Company?w'ni. II. Hwiu-j, A. .1. Casnatt, John P. Orecn, Jiuuc McCrea, E, B. Morrla, C, Stuart Pntter son, Charles 12. Pugh, Samuel Hea, N*. V. Shortrdtge, Kdw. B. Taylor. J. J. Turncr, George Wood, Joseph Wood, Haltlmore anj Ohlo Rallroad Company? Edward It. Bacon, L. Victor Llaughtnan, John I? Cowan, Arthtir P. Gorman, John P. O'reen, Edward H1. llarrlnian, Jainct McCroa. *SuUiorlantl M. Prevost. Bamtiel Uea, Norman B. Keairi, Jacob II. Schlff, Jamea Spey'or, Chnrles Steele. James Stlll. man. Chesapeake and Ohlo Railway Com? pany?Deoatur Axtoll, Chauncey M. Dc pow, John P. Oreen, Willinm 11. Newman, S. M. Provoat, Samuel Roa. George W. Steveris, H. McIC. Twombly, it T. WicK, hn.ni. Norfolk nnd Wostern llallway Com? pany? WHIIam H. Bnrnes. Josoph i. llo ran, Henry Flnk, John P. Greon, 1.. E. Johnson, James McCreri, Victor Moik wet*. S. M. Prevost, Batnuol Rea, N. Pur ker Shortridgn, "Waltor 11. Taylor. Steel Rails . For some yeara metal t.tes have beon iiscd on certaln European railways, tuid ln tho Unlted States their employment has been conaldered by a few of tho prlnclnal rallroad companles for 10 or 30 years at lea.st, tho flrst tcsts of tht-tn here havlng been niad<. a long thno ngo. Tho enjoyment of a large and cheap sup? ply of wondeu ties has here hlnderftd tlm dcvelopnient of a market for steel tles, but the mnkers of ralls and induatrlal steel are preparing for the day?bcllcved by some to be near at hand?when rusli orders for steel ties wlll begih to flow in, and this notwIthsUinding llietr large llrst cost, liccause by n nson of thelr durabllity they would long out lost wooden ties, l.csiilis savlng expenses for track maintenance, As for the cost of tho new tles, ostlmatlng them at *-$ per ton, tho same as stcol ralls, with an a.-oraje weight of 150 ]>ounds per tlo and 2,200 tles to the mile. the steel ties for a mlle of track would cost over $4,600, nViy that track of Bteel tles would c,,st from $4,600 to $5,000, and Ihe magnltude of tlie market for them may be ciulckly comprehended. Assumtng thnt not rnbre than one-uuarter of the Bteam railroad mlleage ln the Unlted States would, In the comparatlve ly near future, reiiuira metal tles, there would be over 50,000 miles to be suppllcd at a tptal cost of at leiust from $_fi,000,C<i0 to $250,000,000. This would niean the ex liendltun- of more than $l,000,00vv000, lf all of the 212,000 miles of Bteam railroad ln this country had to be efljlilpped w. steel tles. Tho cost of wooden tl -s would not be more than one-thlrd of this, but steel tles are estlmated to la?t 20 to 26, and perhapa 30 years, whlle wooden tles last only fttim three to elght years, and the steei tles can be sold for scrap when taken out of track, but wqoden ties are worthlesa after uie, and thousarlds aro burncd every year along rallway lines, Immense Earnings. Tho Colorado and Southern Rallway Company Ib to resumo dlvldend paymenta on Its jirst preferred stock, the dlrect'ors havlng liust week declared a dividend ol ?j. per cent.', payable next month. Ulvi denda ori these shares were suspelidcd in October, 1004, owlng malnly to the Htiike troubb-s in Colorado. They could havo been resumed ere this, except that lt waa thought better to ptirsiie a conservatlvo pollcy :n the inil-tter. Tlu- Outstandlng amount "f this stock !s arnall, only $8,500,'. '/?!, and but $340,000 Is n-quircd, thcrefore to pny tlie t per rent. bri the satrie, ti whlch the shares aro entltled. Kven ln Hid."!-'*. whlch wtm a poor year, the incomo account showni th<- dlvldend fully earned; whlle In 1994-'6 a surpliia of $810,310 remain '-.! over and above Ihe flxed charges, or neai'ly doublo the $340,000 requlred for tho 4 per cent. dividend. Under tho manage meht "f Prealdent Frunk Truinbull, tb ornpany ia enjoylng great proaperlty, and earnings now are expanding in a very uotewortliy way. For that portlon of the new fiscal year whlch has tbus fnr elaps ud or, rather, fru- the perlod from July l.-i to l-'ehruary w'lst tlie groSfl enrnlngs of Ihe whole syatcm <(ucludlngi bosrUe's the Colorado and Soiitbeni li*;lf, the F'ort W'orth aml Dbiiver ('by and other alllod Jlu-'ii record ati Increaae of Jl.rn.l.'KM, oi ulmoMt i". per cent. Not i??nlr^ nn yet havo been i?rported only for thn f.i.x months *?. l>?-?-?? itnb'er "lltit, amL^hc, total of [heao for tlie six montha of tho current (Isool year !m %i.'.<T.iM2i>, an against $1,364,230 ? ii tho correapondlng tdx months of the prcvioua y(:ar-nn itnprovewiont, lt wlll bo B?en, "t $61**,775, or not. fnr from TM Otnclal explanilioii bus been made CO cerulng tlie tran'a-Btato rallroad project outllned by Pr^tildi-nt I'asiiatt, ln the. nn nual report Of thu peunsylvanli'L Rallroad Company, publlaned rSaUrdayt Tho plan ii< to cr'-al,, an enttrly separato tlouhlo track railroad, parttllcllng the prosent lllll: frotu Plttaburg lo Plilbidelplila and .N'ew Vork, tlm Idea belng to sujiarute pas ?sftnger and frelght trafflc. Under tho prp llininary eatlmatoa, about $30,(jtxi,ooo and noi loaa than two years' tlmoj will b? ro. nulrcd lo do tho work contemplatod. V.'r.. ii coinplctcd, tho addltlonal system .., III conipii?M! nliutit 1Vi tnlles of rallroad, oi whlch itboul 184 >iiil<-H Ih alroady vir i Hnli IimI. Proaldont i.*as?att pur Ufi**M 10 bcgln Iriiliivillately the COnBtl'UC t 162 iiddltlonal mllci, '-mhraclng .., ? itcllona friuii i'llcairn to Blairsvlllo, Joltnatown tO Altoonu, from Gb-n loi li i., pblladelphla, iuuI from Moriisvllle ,, .. ,; . Thn remttinlng ni milc-M will - oiiipi'tid lator. Q-roatly Incrcasod , ? t ;,,,ri i roiiomy In oporatlon are tho , oiiKlil'-ratloiis vv-blcb ddolUOd thn . ,.,,,. i,i -o cHtabllHli liils uddllbiuul rtmj Uariartinonl of tho Pltta Of UlO I'lUIIlHVlVllllIu liull i ing plana for tho abofltlqn ti ? rbai Ing bii iho dlvlalon, Iglll of . lllOlO dnngi I'otis ll was offlclully unnouncod H all ?''' "' '"' il'Uie nuviiy , .,. i pavkIuU'i oidcrs liave froi . tltt) urnferul otibcs ln . i i |o. ? ! i iiKiriccrM Htlb ii, ? . ;,.o. n "in. The \v(ii-!' | ,?? . ri'llMlllga ls to bu 'iaki Ii I. Ilow MOUtl Ihe olliei.i wlll ,i, peii(l? lnih< l.v udori Iho li. iMirniiBiia iu wltlcli llo-V A 5imple Dessert Puro, nAjpotfctnR nml lit-nHlifiil. lanmtlota two mlnutos by stlrriiujt Iho conloiita of ono paokngo of Jell-O lulo n *plnl of bnilinn wiiicr, nnd sottlrj'fj away tu cnol. Serve wilh uhlpprd crcam. If you Ikivcu'I Iriml it, yotl hiivo tnissed ono of tho good Miiiuia of lifo. Mix I'rult Flnvora i lrinnn, Ornnnc, Hn.sp brrry, Strnwbcrry, Choco lalc and Cherry. 10c. ]ior 11 aokngo, enough for 0 poraong, All grocers aoll Jrxiw-O. Illuslrnlrd Redpc Book malled Irtc. Address, The Genesea Pure Food Co., Lo Roy, N. Y. are located. Whlle the rallroad company will not atieni|il to ithollsh all of them 'ln less than two or thrca years, tbe work will be puahcd rapldly or not, nccording to tho attitudo assiinird by tho comiuunitiea through whlch tho rallroada rirn. Tho treasuror's statemont of thc earn inga and oxponses of thn Richmund. Frcderlckshlng niyl PotomtlC llnllroad Company ahows nn Increaso of 65 per cent. ln the net earnlngs as follows: Gross Net Earnlngs. Exptmaoa. Enrrtlnga. Jnnuary.$142,71S04 102,609 78 J.VUOSLt' Wninu moiitli laat year.... 130.6S161 90,108 63 80,618 68 Increase.. ..S 22,m 43 t r,441 25 515,60518 I-\>r the seven months end ing January 31. 1906.$032,13 90 ffftl,<KKJ Iu $331,2811 G<5 Snuie period Inatj yetif.':,. S1M7S36 572.1G1 70 2?,*n3 66 Increase.. ..$11-1,215 60 $ :V>,2\2 B0 J 74,973 (X) W. S. Dimmock, formor general mnna ger of tho Vlrglnla Posseriger nnd Power Compnny, under Georgo E, Plsher, hns been Iu tho clty vlsitlng friends. Mr. Dlmmmock left Mr. Flshor somo tlme be fore tho later snld the properltlcs to Frank Jay Could. Kver slnce lenvtng here Mr. Dimmock haa been general nuinager of tho Elec? trlc Railway, Llght and I'ower Ciiiii pany, operatling thc lincs ffoni Tacoma to Scattle. Jlc left for hla hbrho Ini-i night Forging Plant in Operation. Tho Richmond Forging Corporatlon slartod operation r>? its works on Belle Islc yeaterday. Mr. Jonathan Bryarr" ls president; Mr. W. R. Williams Is vlce president and general mnnager. The com rany, which hns n capltal ot JIOO.OW, owna tho. only piant of Its klnd In the South? ern Statca. WINS HIGH HONORS. Mr. Churchill Gibson Chambcr layne Wins Degree. Newa haa just reached Rlchmond rnra German'y that Mr. churchill Gibson Cbamborlayne, a atudent nt Malle rjnt verslty, has received the dcBroc nf Doc tor ot Phllosophv. magna cum laude. This ls a hlgh horior, for tho degrees, as a rule, are awnrded "cum laude" only. Mr. ChnnVberlnyno is the son of tlie lato Captaln Jolin Hampden Chnmber layno edltot of --'The Stat-." and wns ediicated at McC.Kbe.'s University Schodl and the Cnlvorsity of Vlrglnla; Hls tliesls will bo dedicateU to Colonel W. Gordon McCabe, liis lather's old friend. DEAD BODY ON VIADUCT. Man Had Probably Fallen From Some Passenger Train. The body of lf, .Martln Dlggs, eolored. of IvOcust (*reek, i/iuisn county, wna found yeslerday mornlng on the. fiXhosu peake and Ohlo vlndtict, iu L'ulton, about 10IJ yards east of Nleholson Strei.-t. The back of hls head- was aeatrned hy deeii goshes, and the face bndly beatcn and bruised, Coroner Taylor vlewed the t?< malns, and had them taken to Prlce'l undertnklns: establishmont on East Lelgt. Street, where an (hqiicst was held. lt was decided that tho nian came fo his death through'accidentojly falllng from a traln. Reward for Incendiaries. AI a meeting of the board of suporvlsi oi Henrlco colinty yosterday n reward of J*M> was off red for iho agprehp.n8i.on of iho person or per.sona who have ii times attempted to lcim thc i-esJdQi of Mr. Louls >>. Wendenburg. (m fhe'd before Mr. Wendenburg received u tli nl letter from hls unknown enemies, reitcru ting the thrcatfl contnhied ln formej lel fers. Aa tlit contlnuance of the affatr lakps <>ii a look of blackmall !t bpcomea moro coroplex. Larger Gas Pipes. A sub-commlttop from the Councll Com i.-iltice ou LIghta mei at 5 o'elock yester day afternoon, lo cohalder tli,- complulht' ot varlous patrpha of th'ii Gas Worka concernlng an liisufflclent il"w of gas, Th.- hiilecoiiiiitillce wlll feddm'm'pn'd t< the full commlttee and Iu ihe councll, th< paspago of au ordiiimice, ret'iuirlhg Invgo gas pIp'oH iri all liouHes luireufler lo b( erected. Tlie comnilttCC is of tlie opllllotl thai miisi oi' tlie complaints nro du?j lo th" fact thnt, wlth Increasod conaump tion of ;:.i. plpea now in uso, an- not largo onough. MAYOR MVCARTHY WILL 1E-0I STIGE That's About All Now Known of Big Meeting Next Thursday Night. ?'The I'oundatlona of the Clty" will h. the Sllb.'i-cl Of the address that wlll bo dfllvereii ai the Acadcmy Of Muslc liexi Thursdiiy night. .lusi who wlll do ih. mlltliiK "ii iliul inlcrestiuK occaslon Ih not nbsulutely knuwn, except ln so far as Miiyor McCarthy ln concenicd. Thera ih.iy 'ne iiihci- speakei'H--indend; It la hlntcd thnt twb or moro dlvlneii wlll appear on llio atugo wlth tho Mayor next 'I'hursdny night, and unothor roport ln thai u n I'onuer und.aii omlor of n ilonal reputatlop', who doow iml llv'e Iu ltlcliiiiiind. will Kiake H ciiiiveiilrlll |? |? Iu Klchinimd thal lllgllt. ' . All thls, imweviT, Ih iipoculiUlnii, baBCd' Upon riiiiiiu-M which may nr may iml lic licciuale. ll Ih licad sure, llmiin'li, lltlll Mayor McCarthy Ih golng to apealt, iuiil aVeVybbdy lumwn iho Muyor Bitya aomc iiuiii-, v.iii-n hc Rjteal'H. Tll( |-i aII II: no ilclvOl ei.II. eii.r ut tli iloiir, 'a..l nobody wlll huve tu |i;i,v t 'llnd iml wii.it wlll iin B?>tng un ,n ih Acadciu.i of Alcsic thal ntulil. ".The I'uliiid'atliiliH ul' llu- Clly'' Is . HMbJci'l lli.it h II doillilk'SH IjlU'lVSl g.I City Assembly P.tsscs Or/linancc for tlie Appointment ot a Sani lary Inspector, ^ TO CONTINUE FREE PASSES; Clear Water Ordiuance Adopted. Will Ercct Filteration. Planl. Mniichestcr BlireaU, Tlmes-Dispateh, ( No. 1102 1 lull Street. ) iu n ineoting or the clty Aascmbly last night, several miitters tlint havo bucn oc cupylng the publlc attohtlon for some time wero dlsposcd of nnd mado ordlnancos of tlie cliy. The first matter tliat canie up was tho ordlnance comlng from the Board of Al derrnan provldlng for a sanltary [nspcotor fot the clty. Thla was concurred in nf ler It had been no amended as lo provitlC a salary of $.">o per month for the offlclal uppohitcd. Only, oue voto wns caat against tho ordlnance, Messrs. Bradley nnd Timey made a strong flght. to have the new offlce clothed wlth pollce dutles and the salary ralsed to tlint of a pollce olllcer. But the sentlmont was too strong ?igalnst the movernent lnst nlght, na thoaa behlnd tho inovoment to havo a santltaiy inspector wero unwIlUng to admlt of thi delay that mlght hnve been incidc-nt ln havlng tho oiticial ulso mftdb'n poiico olllcer. The matter may be brought up nt some latbr meetlng. The propoaed ordlnance to dlscontinue the uae of tr... Car tlcketa by the mem? bera uf th" pollce and nre coirtmlssloners was voted down ln short order. A rusoiution oxolting no llttlo comnient waa that seht down from tho board n uulring an lnvcstlgatlon of the cjiarg's preferrod by Mr. Wakeficld against the aunexatlon commlttee, though tho matter bad been brought up before, The read lutlon mado mentlon of the fsu-t that Mr. Wakoftcld had heen a?U|ed loiuivo said thnt money had beon u*b"d In lb. nnnej-atlon acheme. After the reading of tlie rcoslutlon, Mr. Wakefield aros,, from the chair and emphatlcally denied tlmi ln hnd ev.-i- preferrtd such a charge am. relteratcd hls bollof in the hoTi?7sT> anttup rlghtness ,,?? the commlttee, acknowledg lng, howevcr, that hc had said tliat mo commlttee had rteted in a diliitury muii ner. Ilw also elulmod that he bnd not been troatcd wlth Justice by tho prei Mr. Wakclb-id's emphatio denial seemed to lie emlnently sullsfactory; and on mo? tion, tlie resolution wns voted down. This t-nda tha matter of luvestigation. Have a Filteration Plant. \i this Junctuie tlie iloor was nbebrded lo Mr. II. A. Gallaghcr, who appeared befOrfl t*? ?? body tu aak whether or not any actlon would be taken in regard t<: lih, retjueat, made some ttnio ago, that the Btrecta ln front of hls property on Balnbridge Street be paved. The matter was referred to the str.-.-t Commlttee, who were miuircd to look into the matter and report back to tb? assembly at Hs next moctfng, Tlu: usual rontine of bualneaa was rostimed, and Mr. A. A. Adklna urr to nak for a considi Tatlon of the action taken 011 tlie ordlnance apixdntlug a Bnni lary olli.-.-r. On the motion tb, action was n.cotisidored. and Mr. Adkins then moved that the ordlnance be adopted so as to provlde that It be posted iu twenty or moro consplcuous places. This motion was passed. With hardly any opposition the report of tb,. Clear Water Cominlttec, recom mondlng tho Issuanco of $20,000 registercd coupon convcrtjlile bonds, to run forty years. at i per cent., for tlu- constructlon of n nitratlon plant. was adopted. The recorded vote stood nlne ayes and two noes. Mr. C. C. Joiies then offered n companion ordlnance that the commltteo itct .in conjuuctlon with the water cbm misslb'n'ers, the clty englneer aml the clty attorney to coiitract for tho constructlon of a flttration plant in accordarico wlth tlie plahs of tlie committee. at a cost not to exceed $1S,900, no contraet to be made, hbwever, untll a bond isauo of $20,000 shall bavc been placed or. sold. Tho resolution was adopted. the recorded vote standlng as for the report of the Cleav Water Committee. Tlie matter exclted some liule opposi? tion on tlu- part of Mr. Toney, who ob jectui to tlio adoptlon of the report on the ground that nluirt, whlch is used iu 'ln- courso of llltratlon, I? injurlous io .tiic liiunan system. But Mr., Jones; iiiiuwred thla objeqtion witli ffl*ei% con clli-iveness by showing that ilu-iliK the procesa uf llllratlon the water la'OlltlSeiy ii.1 nf any trace ol' tho cbcinieal. Found Dead On Lighter. l-'ni'-si Fartner. .. well-known young wlilie iii.ii' oi" Manchester, was found dead Thursday evening sluing in a chalr on ;i river lighter. at the foot of the orcek. h-iullng from 11k- Mancliester (Cot? ton Mllls. Tlu- young man was seon late tliat aficrpobii', and sebmed to be in the best (>!' Iletlltll, tllOllgll he Is said to have i)e(;n[ drliiUlng. The pollce was r.otliVd, but llicro could hc found no cyUien.cc "f fdtil jil'ay or nrtythlng that tufght lend to the ausplclbn of sulcldc. Gorbhfer ?loh'i W. Broadnax, aftor viewlng- tho body, declded that denth was due to nleb liolisiu. The young man was well-known ln Mifnchostor, al one tlme havlng been eiiipioyuil by the Soiiiiicrn oll Company! lie was n son of Mr. W. II. Farmor of Btocktbn Street. Tho funeral wlll tako place to-day. To Have Special Music. A special music progrninnie has boen arrang-il lot- both services at Balnbrldgo Street Baptlat Church to-morrow. Tu tbo tiiuriiing wlll be sung "Glorla ln Fxeelsls" (Wllson), by the quurtotto, nnd an offcr tb'ry solo by Captain Prank W. Cuniilug luim, of Itiehniond. ln the evening wlll be sung tho voluutnry, "Oli, Come, All Yo FaltllfUl." '(Xovello). by the (Riai'tutlc, aml tho oftertory, "Ablde With Me" roou i/.etlli. 'l'be (piartotto is composed ot' "Mrs. Ralnioy Shlflott, Mrs. Allen Pelti grow, Captain F. W. Ctinnlnghnrn und Mr. Wllliain J. Alorrlssi-tte, Six Months for James Macon. Jumus Miii-on, colored, Who uppearod yesterday mornlng ln tlm Pollco Court on tbo chiirgo ot' huving BtOloil $10 1'roill Mrs. Wllllam I'Vrguson, was soutoncetl to ,lail for slx nionlhs, The llitli. suni of money wus ali iba-f Mi'.-i. Kergusun hnd b-lT lioin an insui-uni-o pollcy, aftor havlng pald for tho funeral evpeiii.s of lii-t- buHbatul, who died ft few days ugn. Sho has two children c-ulto III ut laT homo, ,1. It. Ilolluduy wlll ttppeur ln Iln- I'o- ! lle, i ourl tliin nuinilng lo nninvoi' to tlm eb.iii,'.- of funnlng a iiisiu-dei-ly danco bnll cti lllll Stree:. Tho waiTtinl ehargiiis' hlm to uppoar waa I-;: ubil at thn bistance Of BOVpl'Ul !'1 iKllhnlS. Rev. Mr. Woodward to Spealc Ke,;. c. C. Wouilwurd, or cowni'diri Wculio Chrlmluu x imi, \,, W)|l tidclrqss II. preilfnioil' I nieetllir,- ul ::::;n i.'chii-k lt nioii'ov ill'lul'liodli iu l.. ihIit llall. Ilia lopie Wlll lie -Howlug aml Itciplng," Itailioad lllpil, IVIill Ibell- raiullies a|nl' ii:eml;i, ai.e Imii.d io a. grcal social W.L.DOUGLAS M^SHQES FOR _ __ _. . _ _ MEN EtTABLISHED 187ft CAPITAL ?2.500.000 IV. L. Dougtas makos'and sells mora men's $S.SO shoasthanany other matf ufanturer in tha world. tlfl nnfl nEWAROwlllbopaltllo wlU UUU any one who can dli ?- prove thla statemanl. 43.SQ ALL LEATHERS.ALLSTYLES, ONE PRICE*3.3o If I could take you into my three large factories at Brockton,IVlass., and show you the care with which every pair of.shoes is made, you would understand why W. L. Douglas $3.50 shoes are the best in the world, why they hold their shape, fit better, wear longer, and are of greater value than any other $3.50 shoe. AS GOOD AS HIGHER PRICEO SHOES. "/ have bfien wtraringlV, l.. Daag. la* 03.30 shoes for tho past ts years or more, and have found them en> tlrely uatlsfactory ln aoery raspect. They wenr at well asshoos that cost me more money." R. B. GREEM, J BOYS SHOES, $2.00 & $1.75 Just tho samo as my men's $3.50 s/ioos, tho samo Icathci's, for $2.00 and $1.75. MEN'S $2.50 SHOES. A full llne ln all Icutliers of $2,50 shoes for tllOSO wlio <lo not caro to pay 8JJ.50 for tholr footwear, Ask to aet; them. GAUTION, ? Nouo ee'nulno without \V. L, Donglaa namo and prlce atnmped on bottom. Take no substltute. Sold in W. t,. Douglaa exclusivo shoe storcs in tho prlnclpal cttlefl, and by tho best shoe dealer1: everywhere. FastColor Eyeletlused exclmlvely. Catalojue malledIrec. W.L DongUi, Broclcton Maji W.L.Douglas $3.50 & $2.50 Shoe Store in Richmond: 623 E.BroadSt. cvcnt to ho glven nt tho Main street 3tntlon Rallroad rounu Mc'n'a Chrlatlnn Aaaoclation next Thursday night nt s o'elock. one of the featurca of tha ctjtcrtalnment will i><- an bl<i-tlrhc laffy pulllng. Personals and Briefs. Clllcf uf Pollce James A. I.fpsoomb la ?iiilte in nt hls hdme on Maury Street. Mrs. A. R Cheathum is qulte m |n her home at <?ak Orovo. < A iheetlrig of thbse who liaye algnod the poiltlon lo havo nn Acrle of isogtaa catabllslied ln Manoheater will be held' ln Toney-a Unli to-morrow afternoon, Mra. .1. T. Conady ls vlaltlng her nn cr ln Mellerrlh. Rev. R, W. criiiiin loft yeaterday for Saxo. Vn.. to .-itt'>i1(| iii,- funeral ..f Mr. D. ?'. Jeremy, father Of Mra. M. 11 Cridllu. Mlss Annln Com Hall was aucceaaftil ln the contcat fnr the American plllow rnflled in Rlchmond Thuraday night Mi"s Hall is only elght y.-.ns ..r";,t.,., and hnd *Our competttors In Rlchmond. Mlss i.uey Wlngo, who haa been ili for acvoraJ dny?, la now nbla to be out ELKO ITEMS -Miss Aniile Dunnavant, of Rlchmond f.-.-itiy vlilted her parcnta, whoae home la in thls helghborhood. O. \y. Bowery vlaltod frlenda ln Rich? mond durlng tho first nf th.- ??? k Mrs. J. A. Potter and Mrs. j. s Hob jon Rnd chlldren. ..f tho Qlendalc uclgh l.f.rlio.id. were re.-.-nt vlaltora to frlcnSfl l-i thla vfclnlty. J. H. Oatewood .in.i n. A. Watklna mopped here a simrt whlle en route to Rlchmond, where they apenl th( day. K. lt. Carey night, operator, vlaltod frlenda in Rlchmond the Rrst of thc w.-.-k. Mr. Arthur Dunnavant and llttlo aon havo returned to tholr home ln Newport Newa, after several wceka apent wlth Mrs. ,f. p. Dunnavant. A dutiire.was glvcn nn Monday evenlng at tho home of Mr. and Mrs. j. p. Dun navant. i-n Imnor ?.f a few frlenda ivho were vlaltlng them. Qulte a large crowd gatheretl and danclng was k.-pt up until n late hour, The mualc fiirni.sh.il for tho occaalon was very llne. Refrcshmenta wero aorved, Mrs. Jurilua Paraona, who went to Rlchmond aome tlme ago, and waa bpo rnted on hy Dr. Qeorge Ben Johnatori, la reported to be gettlng on nlcely. but lt wlll bo aeveral wceka yet before sho wlll be able to return home. Mr. H. P. Turner vislte.i ln Rlchmond durlng the paat wer-k. Should a cold wave conre on ua sud donly it ia feared that much damage imII lw done i?i th.- frult crop; as th>- lunis have already commenced lo swell uon sldorably. MISS CALHOUN LEAVES Released on Bail, She Goes. Pre sumably, to Huntington. Mrs. Vlrglnla Caihoim; charged wlth maii fraud, left the city yoaterduy, pr? Buinably for Huntington, \v. Vn., wliero both sho and her assoclate, .1. II Humpbroys. have their headtiuarters. It secms thal more Importanco Is belng attnehed to the utXuir than waa at Hrst givi-n to it. The doteclves are now bend Ing thelr effoi-trf to catch two "fencu'a." A nuiiTeroii.- llst of rallroad conductors ulao ls siiiii in be In line for arrcst. ri*id many tlckel sea'pors ln tho varioua cltles through Ohlo, U'.-si ViiTflnln nhd ..ih.-: Sfa'tee will also, it is thought. bo cuught in thoHmp boing liihl by Dotcctlvo Shorer. But, however, the tiasd may flnally go iigillnst Mrs.'Cnlhoun. slu* takea n iitrpng stnntl for friends, sayfng tluit sln.- will mot; ln nny way. Impllcate thom. Socicty Elects Officers. Tho Sniith'deal Ute-fai-y und Muslcal Sooiely met yeaterday afternoon ln the socioty hall, and n very Intoi'cstlng pro grainmo was rendered. After %\w !?'"*> grntnmo anoieotion of officers wns held, the following boing eloctod for tho sprhig term: J. '1- EftVp. president: U. Cal/ado, Vlco-presidont; Mlss Rbsallo Rob.llison, recordlng secretary; Mlss fc'lorenco Stoey, oorrcspondlng secretary, nnd Mr. l^wis, sergennt-al-arms. Following is the progrnmme: Reoitatlbn.. ..*?'.^!s? Virgio CooU. fnstrumental Solo... .Ml.s-i Myrtle Adrirns. Vocal Stsio.Mlss Mnttlo Jonning". Skotch of Ihe I.ife of W'llllum Shakesr. ,.,.,.? .Mlss Il'Jlen Preneh. * ;,,;;?'? .miss stucy. Roadlug.? ? ? ?.? ? Quotntions from Shnkeapoaia, Cities Named for Roses \ithough the fiiot is-prbbabty but'-'llt tia kno'wn. tho ropo nloyotl an .n.porti.n ,ir \u the namlng of anolent oltjes nnd ees of noto. as well aa ln figurlng " u,te, e?K..gc.,m,its-us in tho .'-Battle "J ..... noses." The voso 13 thought to uLo^lvon tho ininio tn tlio Ho.yi,ii,d where Sblomon sang Ita.pralaoa, m Syrta n'ppoars to bo derlved from 3i ri, n houii U(? ,1 and dellcato speciPs ot vosei; fot wholl that countvy haa ulwuys been nhious, un.l horico ...Uled S.it-lHUin, -or ?ho "i.nn.l of. Roses." The. island ol. 1 hodos bwea iVa nanie to tho prodiKloua tliuiiHity of rpaois Wlilch mnn.-rly grew upon i'11 s,,;l Washington Threw It. When thc Inta Svilllinil M. 'l-lvarls, siri'irtins aiMoiuii Ven11.il. was told thnt \V..--liliigi"i: had llivown a sjlyer dollar iii-ross tlio. I'liinuiii'' there' he. l.-inarUeil, Hoinewh'ui iiiyiy. thnt l\o liutl aiways luard lhat liioney went I'lirllier ln tli.. ?? dni'M than H ili.'-s, iinvv. Thn rlv.er nl - ''? VvrVion is iib'uiil lutlf u.iiillc wi.u.-. M lt TRDVATORE" IN Withoiit Chorus and With Only the Local Orchestra, Man? telli Plc-ased Last Night. Madamc Mnntelll and het Bngllali Grand Opera Compan) npeored at thi Aeademy last night .11 "ii Trovaton " A ralr i ln i ???or,. comi.d fo the most part of muafcaj enlhualnais, nlled th? galterl'-H aml a portlon of the lowi i Ho i . Mndumi Mann m waa ?. n -.,?..?.. ,i . ? Aauei na, singlng and ?<< tliig thi i udmlrably.' :,?-...' bpxea and appiauded t;i- membera heartlly, Phe Pit. VVlltOn l.aik.ise ...iu. thi .\..i.|. my thi- afternoon .md to-nlght ln Wllllani A. Brady*a magnltlcenl i.luctlon ot "The i ? -^. - ii,.11 the Amerlcan stage hat known .'u many years. *!'!,.? play la adapttd from Prank Noiris' famoua storv nr th? same tiamo, lt wili be given liei? with i ie orlglnal caat aml sct'ner) dlrcct frotn New York and Chlcugo. ?*Tho IT" is a story of Chicago. It i- a drama written along blg llnt - a gigant c Uruggla between man .md thi for.f i iini". Itaa eftectlvt for belng Kupordinatod to the drum.i of bum.-in nr-- tliat forma the spo? clal motlvo o! the play, li point* tl moral thnt whlle nmn's grced, and aelflah ness, and urrogance may prosner foi ?<? time at lb" expense ot iiis fellow-im n, Iu tlio long iiiii lt is iuipotem agulnat the exbHustless resources and tb< Inhen.nt lustk-c of nature. Tbo Bpeclal slory of ?The i'i;" ls a gigantlc deal in wheat, m the Chicago mnrket?one nmn's ultempt -,, corner tlie supply of the whole wOrld. it shows the sti.it. gi.- movc by whli i be forccs up tlu- price bu-h by Incb, to an unpreceiVntcd Weight, and holds it thero through Aprll, .Mav and Into June. until flnull) tlu- inarkol brCaks IfTo Bum inei- whe.ii tomes oQitrlng in from all Bklcs, llke a rcwiatless flood, aud the man is pie tlimd US 11 mniv insee'. ?. alnly striiggllng to hold with his outstrctched urms, the outpourluga ot ih-- whole world'a gran arles. Old Faces in New Play. Ivkiiiv .md Erlangc'r's produc.tlon or George v. Hobart's niuslcal vuude.vlllo, "Tho Ham Tree.*' in wlm n they prcsctic the fambus leain of hlack-face comyllaus. Mclntyra and ITenth' at the Aeademy noxt Monday night. is an Iniioration in musica! plays. MuFniyrc and lleath have beeti beforo ;i?" public in negni auta for more tl.un tW('l?ty-flve year-', and ih.-v aro n carded by all authorltles of tbo stago ,t-; n,e two ablest men in thoir line of im .,..i-oii.ui.ni. They nre snrrouiuk-d hy nn (?Xccl'.e.lt COinpUliy "!' over IHO people. which includ's a chorus ol danclng glrls aml boys. A danclng team of tbirty up penr Iu ono reuturu of tlm r trormnnce. "Tlie Ham Treo'! ls u notiibb ittractlon, m.i only becuusc ot Its dopai-turq from h.-utcn natbs in musleal productlon, but also from ihe atandpohiroi sconcry, cos t-.imes and eiiulpmeni. Ihe cant ol prlnei i.il-- mehaies liavid Torrence, Alfied FUhor Jobyna Ilowland. Robort O'Cdh n'or ii.'-lie ijohi. forrost lluft and Cnrolyn Gordoi). " Mary Marble As "Nancy Brown. "Nuney ltrov.ii," tho hlghly succossful nitislcal coinody, is to ln- the attractlon at the HIJoii Thcntn- uoxl we-k, in wlm-h Aliss Mary Marble will essuy the titlo l-ole ln tliat iliimltahle niaiinet- of liera which has seul the name and ftime of iha tirodiictlon clear across th.intlucnt. Slie will hc aupported by an able company fit' lil'tv. which iticbides a heauty chotlis and some of tlm elcvcrost L-omedlailS 011 tho Amerlcan st-.i.go. Aliss Marble ls a popular favorlto in Richmond. and her frlenda ,wlll glvo her u great rccepllon, Mr. Munford Adds His Name. Mr. Ooorgo Bryuu, chairman of Iho meoiing of tho tiK-mhers ol' tho bar of this city, hold on Wednesday afternoon, ni: which l-i-solutio-.is ol' confidenco in Judgo Crtimn were iiiinutmuiisly adopted, n ci-ivcd yestcrday from Mr. Ucverlcv U. Munford; at Camdon, H. (.'.,? a telegram requpsting that iiis name l?- added to tho list of lawyers, oxpreaalng dbsoliit'd con Ihb-nce in Judge Crump's Integrlty, Roses, Cut Flowers and Desig'ns. Lar_est Stock. Florist, 109 E. Broad St.