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Lunch Room Special To-Dar AHpnrnniift Tlpw on TciiimI. F.gK nmsslnn. itot Uolls, Coffec. Chocolnto. Ten. or Bftiilloii. ao*-. Crystalizer] Fruits 35c to 45c Ib. rtogulnr 80c; In so,. g'rndOH; Hl.Inl dlspltiy nl tlu candy coiintaf. New White Goods AtS!F. 39c Mercerized White Waistings 19c yard Every woman in Richmond tliat sces these beaiililtil "White ,- Goods will want enough to make several garnicnts. As tlicre's only about 1,200 yards in' tlie lot. "twill be just as well to sccure what you want this morning. ^?.-vernl pnttorns?all new ihlt senson. Thi- January cleon-lip of a nilll broupht us the goods nt nbout half prlee. Several other special values in new White Goods on sale this morning. Mny Mnnlon I'nltcrnw, 30c| by iiuill, lUo. UNIVERSAL TRANSFERS ON RICHMOND LINES City Attorney Pollard Dirccted to - ExamiBe Street Car Com pany's Charter. CRITICISM OF THE SERVICE Board of Control Proposition Recommeiided by Conunittee. As to Its Policy. In accordnnee wlth a rosolution ?dopted last night by thc Council Com? mlttee on Ordinnnco,- Charter nnd Be ?form. City Attorney Pollard wlll ex _min? the law and the charter of the Virglnia Patsenger and Power Com? pany, wlth a vlew to dctermlnlng ?whether or not It can be forced to ls sue unlvorsal transfers. The rosolution was Introduced by Councilman HuntdOn Cnry. Aldt-rmnn Ellett siiKgested thnt the company mighl be able to ad'ust all transfer inntters aftor lt passes out of the "hatids oi recelvers. ?'Seems as lf u number of hardshipsi tre Inillcted upon the people In the name of the rocelvers," remarked Al dcrnian Dabney. "So far as the recelvors are con cerned." replled Mr. Cnry, "all they have to do is to go to the courts and ask for an order." There was o running disculsion, in v/fflTjh Councilman Griines complnlned about tho transfer system nt Twonty firsr Strcfit ln high water tlmes. . * The company needs a general rak ing," t-aid Councilman I'mlnuf. "The sehedules are bad, and thore aro other things whlch ought to bo adjusted." 'Tiie Cary resolutlon was adopted Avithout further debate. Indorixed thc Frlnclple. .Though the. committee gave sonte a.tlention to thc proposed ehanges in the city charter, so far ns they rclate tu the establlsiuneut of a Board of Con? trol. tbe report as a whole wns sont to Council, with a rnconimendation as to Its pollcy. members reservlng the right to vote. upon It, section by sec? tion, as they Ihoiij-ht best. This wos e.boul tho only course to be taken. There has been npparent for some time more. or less opposltton to tho Tocasurc, although It doojj not lack nd vgcates. Mr. Davis said be was not so suro he could v^!f..f,ji^iho principle, adding thnt thev-neM-spapers <>f tho city wero; not warmlng up to it :,s they had' done recently. Mr. Cary aml Mr.'AVIl-* liain l.uinb..-th Whlto entered into somel debate on iho merlts of tho oiiaugo, * Mr. AVhite being or th,- opinlon tliat' -Board of Control would bo a dan-i ?51-ous proposition |f it opened the ' Jors for grul't. lf., clted Bhiladel hia. ' ' "This plan was not suggested be ,'cuusc of any feellng that Uiclitnond ls graft-strlcken." said Alilurman Dabney, -'nor do we belleve grnft will bo promotej or oncourageil by tho Board of Control ldea." In the end, however, the eomrhittee only put thc matter ln slinpe for con slderat-ion by njio Board of Alderineii] next woc-k. Mr. Cary sald It wns lm-i portant that somo actlon bo taken, as| tlV? Chamber of Commeroo would meet! Thursday nlulit to consiiler tho. plan. BiiliitliiK Coele Uelnyert. Conslderatlon of the Bullding Codo was agaln deferreel until Jutiuary 31st, [ at which tlme tlio nrchltects tindVtlllil erE wlll be heard. Mr. Carl Buehrmund nsk'.l for the delay, snying tliat iho; persons most vitully Interosted would hold a meoting to Cormulato objectlons I or ehanges. Inspector Beck showed ! . that he had endoavored to notlfy every I archltect and contractor, In view of the domunds from Llio] Gos Departmeni CouncllniHU Cary of? fered. a rosolution providing that tho' affalrs of th,. oillco bo invcstlgated tn' flnd out just what oxtni help ls noeded. Tbe ordlnanee relntlng to ilepart me-ni combluntions und ehanges was rt'f-n.-il to Messrs, Ellett, Grlm'es nnd "fjprgusson, lo ropori lo tho full coni mltlo,- on Tuesday afternoon nt G o'clock. ' The- resolutlon introduced In the Boord l>y Aldeininn .Alitchell, providing for two addltlonal physlclans to tho poor in ihe .innoM-d territory wns adopted. thc I'oiumiUe..-, however, dc oldlng tliut they should be elected hy ? the.Coijtull, and not by tiie Board nf If-sttlth. The iiiime of "dlstrlct physi cluns" was siiliHtltuted for "physlcliinH to the poor." CUTliIrr?6NTN"lAW Julla Itrown Acnultted h>- Jury iu ib(. Hustlnuh Court Vcultrduy. Julla Brown, sixtv yeuri- ol.l, wns ao ?rUlltted in the Hustlng* Court yes? terday on a charge of uuttlng her sun In-lavv. AccordliiK lo her story Ii, fttve hc-r some Impudonce and she p.-o ?seefled to smash hlm wiih a gobiet Ifrey Sbeltoii, chargeil wllb rohberv was acqulttod. Josli Eiieus got two years ..n tbe pi|bll<; roads foi housebioaklim a,,,; Isrceny. RrueJ "Tiie StuKr-Ktruek Glrl," hy fbtrnh fleiiiliiirili, lu fcuiiitay'* Tliuen "DU-Mtcb. President Butler Sends Greeting to Virginia Sons?Dr, Tombo Attends Sessioh. The second .annual meetlng of the Columbla Alunmi Association of Vir? ginia was hold lnst nlght at 0 o'clock in the offlce of Dr. Fhllip Taylor, No. 50:.' Fast Grace Street. Professor M. A. Martln wns elected president and Mr. .Tackson Davls, superlntenaent ot schools for Ilcnrleo county, wns made secretary and treasurer. Dr. Randolph Toinbo. professor at Columbla. who leetured yesterday afternoon before the Woman's Club on ?'Sources of the Mu? slc Dramas of Rlchard Wagner," was preyent. Thi; followlng telegram was received from President Nlcholas Murry Butler, of Columbla Unlverslty: "Alma mater aends hearty greetltiss and all good wlshes to . her Virginia alnninl." After the session an elnborate ban riuet was held nt Rueger s Hotel, and thp alumni dispersed - a lato hour, after tlnglng the old college songs. three^ornereFrace Turaliull and Watklns May Run for Congrtm, in ihe Fourth. rt looks now ns ii thero wlll bs a pretty three'-cornered rnc'o for the Pemocrailc ncmlnatlon for Congress in the Fourth Dl* ttlet next mimmer. wlth Major Francls IUve'a t-netlter, of ivtorsbiirg Uneunibent); Judg> Asa IX WntKliif, of Farmville, anc] I-lon. R( h-rt Ttirhbultj 01" Brunswlck, as the candi? dates. Major I.nasltei- i.? nn ayowed candl dat?. tor aiintber term', and though Messrs. \<'ntklns and Turnbul! have not dcllnltelv Rlinounced thelr intentlon of enterlng the flcld, ii ls known that they have aeplratlona In thla dlrectlon. aml aro being ureed bv thelr trienri* to make the race. They were both ln ntclimond yesterday, and nelther ItCaltated tn iny thnt he had the matter under ge-rlous cenalderatloti. DAIRIES jNSPECTED l'lr. I.evy and Mllk l>ealrrh Ueueli lk>tlc-r CmlerMuiidliur. Chlef IToaltl) Offlcer Levy and :Mr. H. C. peattlo nml Mr. A. lt. Scott. rapreaontlng the Dalrynion's Association, inspocted a miinbor ol dalriea yesterday nnd found uvldencos nf marked Improvemant. In moat Instances Dr. l.c\y and tha mllk dealers agreed in the Iliutter nl RCorlliK, and all reached a better tinderstnndlng ua to (he nt-tual condltlona nnd melhoda of creditltiB tho doalora wlth innrka ot honor, "lt wai- Inclced gi-atlfylng t? fltid that the mlll; peoplo are endeavnrlng to equlp thelr MiauiljHment-80 that on Improvod cpmlltv raay he provldo,!," aaid nr. Levy lost lllglit, BEAT HIS WIFE Jlo.lc.rs llnd to llc talleil to An?lHtance ?f ? liilhi .laeknou. JoTin flenry Jaoltaon fc'olortd) waa arreatjd last niglil en :i wan nut charglng hlm with uvIuV'm ,;"?'' 'i'T""?, Ju,ia J'u*'?'- !,1? I,',.', , m , ' V1"1 JIanry Iaifl il o? S1> ItMck and fast that .In ia ne.de.I medloai Mt^nten. nn.l her phyilctan sa^altlmCaho ,, ?'" l '!',, n,,1(; ,0 aPl'ear ln court this nM'i'm^'uul'^liJdr a?*vA ,>y t,0"Cp PLAYED WITH MATCHES ChUil Se< Flre to Clotlilnn and Wan. Fuiiitiitly llurned. ,i-'^'iV.0 sKV5ifi,rJoU1 -leannette Jones. laiiuhter ol W. II. .lones, of No. 1715 '"^.?'"i.'in Streot', net Hro to her cloth? "?? 3'.?H'?'???" morning while. pluyiug ?Mtu iiiateh.-s. sho was burned about tne faco, arms and neck. Her danger W11?,.dlacovered by n nulghbor. The eill.ls wotttuls were flrosaed by Dr [lincliman, of tho clty ambulanco corps, CrH|i?,hiiotera liaked ln. Deep ln the myatorlea ?r thn gnme cnlie.t skin teniiogroea wera cuurIii in a rioug< on .-MOMliall Streot near Sevantoontli last dpht o>- Offleers Bryant. smith, Warrliioi und Pollce*. rhoy were nnbhed wlth tlio hfnes, and though there was a |ive|-J Fi.nr.ie ror-froodom every one of them wai Pollco sV'uii. l'" :' ll^ rlde' t0 th0 VhM Major SlgiiM Orillnnnce, ataypi; McCarthy yesterday slgn'ed th. ordlnance. whlch will remove the oiies lion: of olectrolysls from conslderatlon by Coiintal for all time, if tho per focting or ib?. ra|i bondlng svnumii se.rvps ns an ahaoluto protectlon tn tlu : water mnins. RUINED, IN CELU BECAUSE PA TRONS WON'T PA Y DEBTS Young Man Started in Business Hopefully, but No Money Came In, He Says, and Supply House Had Him Arrested. Chargei) on tive soparute Avarrants j wllb oblalrilng a supply ot" lln from .1. I,. i.iiid.say under fulse protonsos, u young whlte man iiuined C. W. Gleiui j langulslieel li.-hlml the bara lu tho becond I'ollco Stuilo*n last nlght, db . ''bii-Jii-r that lie huel not boen abiq to l'."ty b.-.an-,. the people for whom b... worked stlll owed hlm for hls laboi-s.. Hhe total value of Uio lln allegeij j ".** hav,-. been stoleu amounts to -JtiO. or "?''<<?. a?d (iloim stafed last nlght that l.tiiilMiy had i-e.-ov-f-red some of it from l thc it-cejji iiutonusoH hc hud rotule i'm' HfflTEGBHTBOOY. TO JtSSEMBLE HERE Movcincnt to llring Sunday SciiooUAV'brkfcrs froiii All Over World to Riclinioud. i HAS THOUSANDS OF MEMBERS City Council anei Coiiunereial Orgariizatioiis to Be Asked to Assist A rejprosenlntlve gronp of Sundny , school stiperlntendeiits mot ln tho | chnpel oT the Fresbyl.orlj.tii Pubtlshlrig House lasl night to dlseitss the Sunday scltool lilteresls of tho city und pl_.it for a Suni'ay-sehool Instltuto to bo hold In Kohitinry. Thn dlscUSsldn brought out. many Intorosttng fncls concernlng the conditlons local ly and at lnrgc, The work In u.tminonel ls tin tho up grade, nnd a notablo ttuprovo ment both lu the quantlty and elunllty waa reported. This nwakonlng |s due In large pnrt to the nducutlonnl Sn stltutes held last wlnter under the ausplces of iho Iniordonbnilniitlonal Sunduy-Sehool Assoclatlon of Blch morid and Mnneh'estep. ? Xnteel I*:_t>er(M Cnmiiif-r. By co-opet'atlvo effort of nll tlonomt natlotts It wns possible to brlng to Rlchmond ] some tralned speclalists ln ?modern methods of Sunday-sehool work, who gnvo the workers of tiie City new polnts of vlew nnel fresh In spiration for their dutles.' Pliyis are now on foot for another great International Instltuto, to be hold February 16th to lStli. In co-operatlun wlth thc A'lrglnla State Sundpy-Sehonl Assoclatlon, the Sundny-School Assoclatlon of Bleh mond is plannlng to brlng to the city for three days three workers of in tei-natlonnl reputtttlon. Tho assoclatlon has secured Dr. AVtlbur AA*. Whlto, of tbe New A'ork Blble Instltnte, one of the greatest te.ichers of thc Knglish Blble ln Amorlca, Professor E. P, St. .John, tho most emlnent llvlng atttlior | Ity on chlld study, is to Kive a course ,of lectures on the least undorstood and at the same tlmo the most Important I part of a teachfir's work. ?Mrs. J. AV. Barnes, thc Held secretary of the In jt'.rnatlonal Sttnday-Schbol Assoclatlon, so favornbly remonibered for her llltiin lnntlng lectures to prlmary and Junlor , workers last wlnter, wlll glvo a ooni ; prehenslye course of Instructimi on Uho .work ln those vltally Important ;departments of tho Sunday-sehool. It ls purposed to open tho instltuto l on sunday afternoon. February 18th | wlth a great. meeting ln the interest of adult Blble-clas.-- work. The develop? ment of thls department in Rlchmond Is one of the remarkable features of the past year. A number of clftsses for men now report nn enrolmcnt of over 100 mem? bers, and In a few instances over 2'i<>. I It goes without saylng that the i Sunday-sehool forces of Rlchmdild I wlu enter most lieartlly into thla move ; ment, and the eminent speakers wlll , be groeted by large and appreclative t audiences. Goln? After Cpiivcntlon. Another matter of notable lmportanco was a rosolution passed by a unanl mous vote to Invlte the International Suriday-Schci'ol Convention to hold iti fourtoenth sesslon In Richmond In tfu-i. Thls body will meet ln Boulsvllle in June, 1908; and the next triennlal ses? slon will probRbly be held on the Pacl? flc coast. It is necessary to take very early action to secure such a body, hence the early launching of this move ment. The Mayor, City Council and aU the commerclal bodles of the city wlll be asked to Joln ln the effort to secure thc convention. It means a gathering of over 5,000 workers from every denomlnatlon and from every State in the Union, arid from the Domlnlon of Canhda, In addl tton to frtuernal delegates from every country on the globc where Sunday. schools have been organlzod. MEM0RIAL T0 COURTS Coiuniltlee Xnme'il tu l'renent lteMolu tUtuH oil llentu of P. AV. C'hrlHtliiii. Judge Ingrani, of tho Law and Bquity Cotirt, yesterday nnmed the followlng members of tho Bar Assoclatlon to present meinorial resolutlons on the death of .Alr. Krank \V. Clii'lstlnu to tlic courts of tho cltv: Judgo U L. i.ewls. to tho Unlted States Court of Appeals, tlio. Unlted States Circult and Dlstriot Courts; At torney-Oenoral AV. A. Anderson, to the Suprome Court of Appeals; Judgo W. J. l.cake, to the Chnncery Court; Mr. Hen i'v Taylor, to thc Law and Ef'iuty Court; .ludgo D. C. Jtlchardson. to the Hustlngs Court. ALLEGED SUNDAY SELLING Only Bvldencc linilnsi Trnfierl Im That of .Mau ConVlcted ot Siune Offenne. Potor Traflori wa-s In the .Polloti Court yesterday mornlng on the charge of selling malt and apli'tluous llcjuors on Sunday. January 12th. llc was ar i-ijsted on ovidonce furnished by Joe Pillow, coiivlcteil on tho proceding day nf runnlng a "bllnd tlgor." On ac count of tho unsupported testttnony of a man convlcted pt an offenso ns'bad as that agalnst which ho tostlfled, Justlce Crutehflolil contlnued the case to January 25th. Trnfierl was balled in tho suin of $*I00, wlth Wllllam Bnby as securlty. MR. STERRETT VERY ILL .Member (,f Ihe HoiiHc l'niiii IliKlilaud Came Near JlyliiK. llon. S. AV. Slerrett. membor of tlio Ilor.jta o." DolCKatos from tbe dlstrlct oomnoaed of Hlfflilanil, Bath, Ro'ekbrldite aud the oit'y m'. Buiuiu Vlsta, eiiine vory noar dylng of an nttaok of ncuto l?UlK?Hllon vv-lillo h? was ln bls room at tho I.exlnirtnn Hotel on Tliiusdny nlKht. Mr. stenett vas attend-<d' bv Or. Ueoi-Re T. Btiiind, tnciubor nf tho HoiiKfc from I'rlnceas Annn, vvlio stojia at tbo s.une hotel. lliul Dr. .Mann. ot the M.-morUl lloNpltiil. lie ih now consldorcd out of dan ?,-e.r, but ls Htlll lu boii; and wlll uot bo out for sovornl days. Mr. (StciTott was tnkon 111 late nt n'lsht. ane" hls ?ufferlns wns ao Jiu-om-n thnt b's tdi.vBlo.lana aml frlends were greatly alarmed. tho roqflng of a barn helonglng to o itiohmoiid man. Accordlng tu this .statement, Wiwlsuy l?.s reeovered about *.lo worth, and to Cilenn J? stlll owing inoro tiuin $r,n, Not helug able to "lleei hla own bllls, he was unrible to liayhls debts, and Vv?s forced to a eell. He dephued tiiitt he had been ln tho jobblng buslness for onlv two monllll, but lie had uot been u'hle to make his way even that far. Uloiin was aricsted early yesternav neteniooii by JXtecUve Serauant Me #jainon, GOT GOOD THRASHING Tmii l.KM.. Xearcien riliemlly Nniltik* b,i Thelr Mnllirrs. Uecniim? uifiy wore two young lo i> rei'ugiilned hv tho luw ns erinilnab ?I'din LllXOtl aiul l'Jliu-sl |l<inil?'lMi>ii. tw little uilii.H of very blmdc humiuilty '?ily elght yettw old, ivere i.iirttnil ovc |c> thelr innlluM-K ln the Seeund I'olie. ?sintlon last nlght for hm'liig .?to|?it i hlriyclo and r "Flyltig liiiln" fr?iti I: D; Ntarke. of :.H West Clrnee Street.. "I Rwliiu Ji'h' nnlehelly wnr'.yotl out, said tlu; two iiiutlii'r? ln uiilHoti, nn, they proueedeil lo carry Iholr pruiulH Into eirocl. Oh'o of tho tirohliiH lincam rnbclllouft even at Ihis Htltge nf th ginne. nnd hi* Eotid matei'tntl puren placod his head between luir nmpl ktiees. lieiigtbwlse nnd ctusmwIho nli Inlil Ihe cinl o|' n biiggy whlp, and not [ she's got to how on u palch. Thn otlie j eight-yiiiu-oiit toolc his done more phl | iusophlcally. NEWCOURfSiiDED I IilnrjrrM Support Mcmiiri- for llcllef o the t'lvll^ lloekrt. ! Almost wlthout exeeptlon. tlie law yers of RIchmond are carnqstly nd vocatlng Ihe isniiutttient of a law where by n new court niny he created, t< handlo the civil docket now a part oi .lustlco Criitehflelcl's work. Tho neei of Ihis change has lonjr beon apparent Clerk Walter Chrlstlun, of the Huat Ings Court,'..said yesterdny that n/care ful InvcBtlgatlon of condltloua wotih show the. wlsdoin of establlshlng th< court. Though.it would materln.lly re duco his fecis. lio takes tho posltlon that It Is neceHhary. and is, thcroforo glylng lt hts warm support As lt .generally happens, camlldatei for tlie proposed new Judgeslilp art belng mentloned before the bill get' wlthln strikliifr distance of pnssage J hero are ii nunii.-r nf lawyers whe: would Klndly nccept Ihe honor, und th? bar could he easily satlsfled,- as lt would. bo risked to indorse some can dlclate. At pfesent. tho olvil docket in the l'ollco Court, Whlch deala with cases of. mlnor importance. In 'called every Frlday, the rush often making II nnt.cssary to dela-y conslderatlon of presslng matterM. The Hustlng* Courl is always btmy wlth the crlmlnal docket. Merchants espcelally will de rivo much bennflt from tha chango. DABNEY TO RETIRE Ilr. St, .liillnn Oppenlilmer Mentlonml nn lltn T'rubnhle Sueecianr on llonril. As stated yesterday Alderman W. T, Dabney, of Madlson Ward, who has boen elected huslne?s mannger of the Chamber of Commerce. wlll reslgn from the Board p.t tho ? Kebruary meeting, tho nomlnation of his siiceessor belng left to Aldermon Donnhoe and Fowerc It Is said that Dr. St. Jullan Oppen? lilmer wllt nrobably be named. Mr. Dabney hss h?*n a member of the Board for flve years. He is chalr? man of the Commlttee on Ordlnauco. Charter and Keform, and is a member of the Commlttees on Klnance nnd l'.lectriclty. Admittedly ono of the strongest members of the upper branch of Couneli. he has always taken an ar tlve part in Its delib<-rutions. JIc suc crssfully condueted the tlght for rc duclng the number of saloons in Klch mond. ln whlch undertaklng he was ppposed by both the Antl-Satoon League and the llquor 'rlealers. HIBERN1ANS CELEBRATE Olllcers Tnatalled and Flne Projrrnm TU-tidfred I.nst Nlglit. Eefore a crowd composed of sik or seven hundred persons, the Anelenl Order of Hlbernlans and the Ladies* Anxlllary Installed officers for the ott sulng year at the Masonlc Temple la^t nlght, and the folloxring fete wae.in arnple style. Mr. Thomas A. Reddln acted as master of ceremonles. and to Aim fell the duty of announclng the features or the program and the In trodttctlon of tlie spc-alcers. With the song. "Come Back to F.rin." the festlvities started, and the sons and daughters of the Fmerald Isle Jolned henrtlly ln the chorus. Ad dresses followed. then came the in stallatton, and the program wound. up with the slnging in chorus of "Amer iea," Daneing held sway the rest of the evening. and early morning came be? fore the last waltz was p|ayed. HAD NARROW ESCAPE Yonng Man fnimht Iletiveen Street Cn? nnd Conl Cnrt. Wallaee Kennedy, a well known young nian of Richmond, faced death yesterday mornlng,( when he ? was caught between a streot ear and a coal cart at Twelfth and Maln Streets. Tho car caught him in the overeoat und threw hlm beneath the cart, the drlyer of whlch stopped In the nlck of tlme. Kennody's hat was mashed, and his ovorcoat was torn to pleces. Ile oaine out himself, however, with only a fow bruises. |."lued for Profnnlty. Two young men, F. I. Muller and 13. M. Evert, wore in tho I'oliee Court yesterday morning on tho oliarge of belng dlsorderly and uslng profane language ou a Maln Street car. They wero flned $10 nnd placed under tioo surety each for thirty days. The young men were very contrito, and aaid thls lesson would be a warnlng ro them ln the future. Ofllceri* Kleoteil. At the montiilyhieeting ofthe Broth eibod of st. Androw, Church of the Holy Comforter, the following ofnoers were elected for the ensuing y^ar: Dr. Francls W, Cpslntr, dlrector; .Mr. An thony P. AVren. vlce-dlrector; Mr. Charles I". Ruehrmund, secretary and treasurer. W.L DOUGLAS $3.50 SHOES SS' I make and sell more men's $3.50 shoes than any other manufacturer in the world. 'f I could take you into my large facto rie* at Brockton, MiMi ?"?? ?*??* y?? how c&refully W. l~ Do?gl*? ?ho?? art made, you would then underaUnd why they hold their ahape, fit better, and wear longer than any other $3.50ahoe?, W. L. DOUGLAS $4 SHOE Clmn' "- "QUAUtED AT ANV^PRICE; Betys $hmmm$1.J5m\99 W. L. Douizla? Shoe Store ?aa E.ariiVat.,wcH^NOi DE BETWEEN TWO Politiciaii"* Belicve Tlicrc Wi] P.c Slini Cliance for Conibina tion Ticket. 5 GREAT INTEREST IN C0NTES1 Gcncrally Admitted That Mc Carthy or Richardson Will Be Clioicc of People. AA'lth roports nnd deniala thnt the lltiuor tnterosts wlll cornbtnc wlth th. labor foices for the purpose of elect Ing a ticket for Mayor aud City Coun cll, tho polltlcal alr is naturally fillnc wlth excltoment, although tho con sorvativo -fuctlona and tho real politl claiiH bolleve tliat so far ns tho rac; for Mayor ,is conccrned, lt wlll bo o duel between Cttrlton McCarthy am Davld Crockott Richardson. Indecel, thi shrewd obscrvers cannot seo how a t.lilrd man can hopo to *wln. Even ael mltting thnt McCarthy nnd RIchardsor may spllt tho big voto. tho wnrd lead? ers dci.-laro thnt no Ioophole wlll be Icfl through whlch somo one elso lnighi slip In. ln tho contcst for seats in Council thero ls not much public Interest. Men llttle known to the public gcncrally ore anxlous to be elected. and there mny bc swecping ehanges in tbe Board and Common Council, although they wllj not be far dlfferent ln the make up and Intolllgonco from thc present personnel. netween Mnyor nnd Riphnrdfion. In spite of the feellng to tho con trary In somo qttarters, the local istu detits of polltles declnre that there wlll be no succossful comblnation between tho Hquor pnoplo and the labor cle niont, for tho reason tliat lt Is often difllcult fnr them to work in harmohy, They adel that elther McCarthy nr Rlch nrdson ls ctirtaln to bc nomlnated. There is the promlso of a warni carn palgn. nnd though It wlll iine-uestlon ably be conducted on a hlgh platyj, lt will be hot enough at tlmos to 1111 thc lu-art of the unterrlfled wlth Joy. Thc. public, naturally, are curlous to .?ee on what platform the candldates wlll stand. In ihe Council, for Instancc-s, there is great dlverslty of opinlon ns to the relallye strength of McCarthv and Richardson. It seeips to be ad? mitted that tho Mayor Ir stronger to day than ho-was four years ago, nl thntit-h it doubtlcsi would not be sur prlslng to hla frlends to flnd that Rich? ardson ha* a big followlng ln the two hranches. Untll the llght gcts well under way, however, members who ar<? seeking re-eleetlon wlll not come out openly and take sldes. Wlth the heavy llquor regletratlon ?Mva th* actlvity of tha lubor people Indlcatlons, really on th4 surface, seetri tfi flejUU teS an *?cellent opening for a thlrti cundld-U*. The old . dog-!. how? ever, xvhd know city polltles down to a ffnat's heol. are unho-eltatlnglv of Ihe opinlon that the eomblned power ; would not be stifflcient to sldetrack j tlic two avowed candldate.-i and thereby open the gates for the easy wlnnlnc of !an outslder. HENRICO COUNCIL ,''"?LL'VnW?("*,<,,"r" *v* Honor Tho?e A* ho lli-t Ire?Kxccllen t Progrnin. Henriuo Council. Xo. 733, Royal Ar t?"nnV .1" F_;,dai- nl*ht- Publlcly tn sta led Its offlcors for 1D0S. The ex? erclses were conductst* by thc Rev. . '. f*,T; a*eFaden, supreme orator. asslsted by Captaln C. A. Crawford who acted as grand gulde. Messrs. A. r. UncoTn. supreme rep. resentatlve or the order from Vir? glnia. and Mr. S. H. Sayres, grand war dtn in the State, were guests of llio Council, and hoth made short speeches". Past Regent Arthur C. Nelson was i presented on behalf of the order wlth 1 n handsome s-oltl rlng boarlng the Koyal Arcamim rnonogram. Purses of gold were presented to Messrs. Louls A. Sea! and John F. Llndsey for secur Irtg the largest number of appllcatlons durlng his regeney. An cxeollcnt program conslstlng of niusle and other nttractlons was ren dered. Tho oflleers of the council are: Ro genl, ?outs A. Seal; Alco-Regent, Rlch? ard L. Eacho; Orator, Albert T. Sarrti uels: Past Regent, Denjamln F. _?jvy; Kecretarv, George AV. Rogers; Collecto'r. ; AV. J. Kerr; Tteasurer, S. P. AVaddlll: ; Chaplain. AV. J. King: Gulde. R. F. AVil jllams; AVarden, Andrew r. Jordan: Sentry. AV. C. Davls; Trustees. Dr. J. F. Cralne, Lewis Ilensen aml Frank I*. Mayor; Representatlve. AV. Floyd lleams; Alternato, XV. K. Reokcs. Ilncley Put I'ridrr Tlonil. Ward Bagley, white man, was in thc Pollce Court yesterday mornlng on the charge of bolng dlsorderly and threatenlng the life of AA". A. Hasklns. Hc was placed under |100 secnrlty for thirty days. Kojs Craue Here Mondtt-r. The second of thn wlnter nlg-lit entertain motits wlll be' siven Monday ln the Y. M. c, A. audttorlirni by lloss Crane, the noted enr toonlBt and clay modeler. Mr. Cranu'a en tei Ulnment ls artlstic and novel. the rare nomblnation moBt deslred by lycoum audl? ences. Ho -jlves somotliingr that appeals to overy class. AND SAVED PLANT Firemen Faced Possibility of Be? ing Blown Up by Boiler Explosion. Though faclng immlnent danger of being hurled Into eteritlty by a boiler explosion, several companles of tho Rlchmond Flre Department, Iinaded by Chlef .Sliaw, prossed forward in a flght on tho tlre at the mllls of tiie Rlch? mond Pnper Manufacturlng Company last nlght. and flnally brought it uuder contnol before the flames bad lnfllctod any sorlotls dama'ge. Tho flre started In the dresslng room next to the hollor room, whlch stands between two large eounectod buiUtlngs ot the plant rit Kiglitli and A.rch Streets. The roof soon blased up. and the flames began to spread Into tho boiler room. Chlef Shuw asked that the water supply for the btg boiler bo allowed Ho rcmain on ln full, and that tlio flre be raked out aa fast as pos? sible, Tho contlnual t'low of wator, wltli tho eleet'oase in the flro inside, kept tlio boiler comparatlvely- cool," arfl nn explosion was nvorteid. ln tho fonn of seviiral oll barrels and recop tneles in tlio drosalng room anothor danger pvosonted llself; but the flames wero pre'verited front reachlug thls perllous loTnllty. Companles !Ne>s. :i, i, 7 and !)? and ti'iiok No. 1 *r>Mi)oiuted to tlio alarm. }Now $16 Suits that Sold up to $28 - -I Overcoats that Sold up to $25 s Tt's ;t salo nf tho gfcatcSt iinryortaticc lo those of you wlio appreciatt: good Clothing. ? THE SUTTS indtide cvcry desirablc fabric in Mixtures? Blacks antl fUucs. THE OVERCOATS iiicludc every coiiinicndable style cut in tlie prevailing fasliions, lightwcights, heavyweights, and even some 1'riestly Cravcnettc Coats. fan4^uty@k FAVORS CQLONIES OF Dr. Oppenhimer Not Opposed tc Dispensaries, but Thinks Plan Is Inadequate. Dlsctisslng tho populnr Intcrpreta tlon of his address on Thursday morn? ing before the Virginia League of .Munlclpnlltli's, Dr. W.VT. Oppenhimer, I'roslderit of the rioartl of Health. stnic-d laat nlght that nc ls not an op ponent of the present method of flght Ing tho spread of tuherculosls, but Is a supported and advocate of a wlder and more comprehenslve plan. Ile be llevo? that tho method of foundlng dis? pensaries and flghtlng tho dlscuse at close <iuarters In the home of those affllcted is but a beginnlng of the war to be waged, and that the logleal nnd necessary end to be achleved, If tuher? culosls Is to bc fought successfiilly, Is the establlshment of "colonles" on farms ndjncent to the city, where all those subject to the plague may oc segregated and prevented from harin Ing those who nre necessartly, throueh dally tntercouse, thrown Into confilct with the affllcted ones. fluesllon of Economy. "It Is a r|itr.?tlon of eoonomy." cnld Dr. OpDenhlmer. "The death rate from smallpox I* sniallcr than thnt from any other contagiou:; dlsease, and It de? mands less atttintlon than thnt other far worse affllctlon of humnnlty. In my address before this association I was talklng on smallpox. f don't thlnk P'.opic should bo tar.ed any longer for the care of smallpox patlcnts when a preventlve rernedy had been dlseov ered over 100 years ago. And yet the State of Virginia has cxpended ln tlie ' last ten years nearly $1,000,000 for the care and treatment of smallpox pa ttents. I slated that that man who fall* to avall himself of the proteetlve power of vacclnatlon is crlmlnally neg llgent, and should not expect the pnb jlic treasury to support hlm. I there ;fore advoeated abollEhing smallpox ihospitals and nuarantlne and the finlng ;of those who refused to he vacclnatcd. I "Money aaved ln thls dlrectlon mlght i hc- approprlatcd to the care and tnaln tenance of lubereulosls patic-nts .and to the eradlratlon of tuberculosls whlch kllls one in seven of the popu latlon taken as a whole. That mears j that one ln rvery seven who Is born to llve and dle In the course of gen eratlons succumbs to tiilierculosl.-. "I am In favor of the dispensaries which we have establlwhed in the cltv for the education und treatnu-nt of those patients. but I do not believe this wlll meet the demand. I hav advo j cated farms near the clty, where pa? tients, taken out of the homes of those who are healtby, can be sent and I carcd for." P0LICE REPORT Xuiiib-rr ?>f DrunkN l.iirgcr Tlinn Diir Inir Prevloiw Vt-ar. Secretary Oeorge 13, Pollock of the rolice Department. has completed: his -report for the year 1907 and sent It to the Mayor. It shows a greater num? ber of drunks than were rocorded for the prevlous year. Thls, it Is held, Is to be accountcd for largely, if noi princlpally, on account of the reeent annexatlon. The Hiimmnry ls as follows: Total number of arrosts, K602: or dlnnnce vlolattons 5,382; white. 1,3."*;. colored, "..210; males, S,29C: females, 1. 300. For drunkenricsB, 2,582 males,. 2?0 females. (Total drunks year prevlous, 2,ci2l.i Miscellaheous reports, 1,219? Includlng lost chlldren, llghts out, etc. Selllng cocnlne, M males and C females. Susplclous characters, liOS. S'peak ensles, 2S: bars open on Sunday, 17. The. report will be turned over to the Mayor to bo transniitted wlth his annual report to the Oouiuil. I'lSHSo.VAi;s .ixi) nitiBi-'S. Mrs. Wllllam McBalri, of No. 10UG Floyd Avenue. wlio Iihh been very iil, ls now recovering. Mr. Andrew W. "Tyree, who hns been comlped to his home for the past week wlth the grlp, is Improvlng. and expects to resuine buslness lu a short while. Mr. E. XV. McGraw. of Portsmouth, ls a guest at the Lafayette Jiouse. Mr. It. J. Hayback, of Savannah, Ga? ls also reglstored there. Captaln J. M. Purnall, of 310 West Twelfth Street, ia qiiJte sick. [0 DIVEDUNDER PORCH But Officer and Gang of Boys Dragged Suspected Burglar from Hiding Place. ^ In tho .unfortunato predlcttment tliat ho was believed to ue a burglar in stead of^a trospasser, Krnest Sholton, colored, was last nlght chascd from the house at No. S15 North Twonty seventh Street. to Sprlngtleld llojl. on Church HIU, underneath the porch of whiqh he was ftnally -o'aptured by I'ollcotnan Andrews aud a vnlunteer gnng of Church HIU boys, all oaRor to land a dosperado. Whatover tho negro's orlglnal Intentlous?for ho cer? tainly changecl his mlnd nfter begin? nlng to run?-he fiightonoci some one lu the resldence, for a call was sent into the Flrst Pollco Statlon, askltic for'hojp to routo out a burglar. Boys tn tbo nelghhorhood got onto the trall of the man, and ho doelded that It. was better to take to his hools than to face tho erowd. Offlcer An? drews Jolned ln tho ehase, and tho negro at lnst cllved undor tlie porch of the woll-known meeting place. He waa soon dragged forth, and escprt ed to tho Flrst Station, where ho wns chnrged w|th trospasslng. It.mril of flkherle*, Tlie State'Board of Klahevles wlll meet at Murphy'a Hotel In nionthly ?ena|cin noxt Krlday evenlnu at S o'clock. Tho board will trapaact roiitlr.n' bualnena, nnd wlll briug cpme mattara nt tbe save tlme lo the at teiitlou Ot tho LtslaliitlitV' ERECT MONUMENT TO JOHNSTON HERE Lee Camp Indorses Movement. Annual Sermon to Be Preached on Birthday of Commandcr. At a meeting hold iast nlght lit-e Camp, Confederuto Vetorans, voted to indorso a movomeiit to erect a mon? ument to Ctencral Joseph E. Johnstoi. in this city. After the trunsni-tlon ot tlio regular business (Joinmunder tirock introduced to tbe camp and the lar--.. audlence present Mr. Robert M. Hughos, of Norfolk. who dellvered a splendld address on "The Campalgns of Gciura Johnston in A'lrglnln." Members of the camp -will tittcuudi vlne services at the Second Bapiint Church, Adamg and Franklln .Street:, to-morrow night at 8 o'clock, whoij tho Rev. Dr. AV. R. L. Smlth wlll deli\>: the oniiunl sermon. Thc camp will meet In thc Iccture-rooin at 7:?o o'clock In unlform. t'lekett Camp, tho Sono I of A'eterans, Confcderate Memorlal' A? I soclatlons. Dau-zhters of thc Confeder ; acy and all other Confedcrnte organ ? Izatlons are Invlted to attend. iCnmpflrr. A campfire wlll be held ln Loo Camp Hall on Monday nlght at 8 o'clock, and jall members are rce|UC?tcd to be pros I ent. On Friday nlght al. t o'clock th--. i Daughters of the Conf^deracy wlll prej. sent crosses of honor. On Friflay nlght, January 31st, at S o'clock, thc oll por traitof ex-Governor and MaJor-eiener.il Henry A. Wlse wlll be presented to the camp. Thc preventatlon wlll be made by Dr. II. A. Wlse, of Baltimore. and tne portralt wlll be received on belialf of the camp by Governor Clatidc- A. Swanson. It Is expeCted that a very large number of the frlends of the camp, ladles anel gentlemen, wlll bc present on thls occaslon,- whloh wlll ! be of unuaual Interest. jPeBrrnm's J>choi?l. Durlng th? past month the pupils of i Pegram's School have had lectures hy ! Drs. AVhitsitt and Harris. of Rich j rnond College. Both were hlghly lii J atructlve and greatly enjoved. There has he'-n a jjreat deal of slck ness ln the school. The standing of the puplla for tho , monch Is as follows: Jonnle J. Ro**j?rs. . 100 per cent.; Oglc Skelton. 59 per cent.; Rena Mildred Flsher, f* per cent.: Katherlne Lee Gold. 9S per cent-; Eve 1 lyn C. Richardson. 97 per cent.*. Stoil't Anderson. 07 per cent. No demerlts were glven thla month. Not absent or late. Stella Anderson; best compositlon. dictatlon and Icttt-rs. Rcna Flsher and Evalyn Richardson*. prize for hardest work for the flr*t week lu January, Katherlne- Lee Gold. ? ftmnll UoyH Seutciie-.-d. Three youn*c colored boys, George ? Toirence, AVillio Goodo and Lake Ce>l i bett, were in the Pollce Court yester ' day mornlng charged wlth eteallng $*}S ! worth ot clothlng from A. E. Long fc Co. Torrence and <"'olbert were sen ! teneed to nlnety days in Jall each, and : Goode w_fl dlsmlsged, John Lee, whlto, was placed uudcr * 1 ?>0 bond for thirty days on the charge of begKlng on the street. Kncc? Dt-iitli by Flre' Catchlng her sleeve in a stovc- as she was filllng it wlth wood, Rosa Shobert, colored. llvlng ln the rea'r of No. 1431 iiast Franklln Street. narrowly eseapcu a terrlbk- death last nlght. The flurimv spread rapldly over her clothes, and before aasfstanco could reacli hor. slv was badly burned practlcally over her entiro body. Dr. Hlnchmnii, i.if tbe ij.ni i bulnnco corps, was sitinmoned. and lo ! took tho woman to tiie e^lty Hospltal. " where he trented and dressed her ln juries. Soellll Niitc?. Mr. and Mrs. Georgo Frederick Wlll give a ball thls eveuing ln the Chatn berlln lioiel to tlio coininandlng oflleer aml thc ofiicers of the gnri'lson and artlllery school at Fort- Monroe. A re ceptlon at 9:30 o'clock, wlll precede tho ball. Mrs. T. F. Morrisette and little son. liarold. who have been vlsitlng friends ln Richmond, have rolurned tu their home at Charlotte Courthouse. Mr. Howard Clooelloe, of thls city, altended a danco glven last- week-lu the home of Mr. AA'. H. Sarnuol, of e'aro llno county. ? BAMSIIKO foffee Flnally lliiil lo Go. Thc way some persons ellng to cof? fee even after they know it Is tlplnf .tlicm hnrm, ls n puzzlor, Liut it Is an oasy matter to glve It up for good, when Postum Food Ooffee Is properly made and used Instead. A glrl vvrltos: "Mother had boen siif ferlng v.-lth nervfiiiH headuchos foi" SQven woary years, but kept drlnklng coffee. ' "One day I asked her why sho did : not glve up coffee us a cousin of mlno ) lutrl dono who lind taken to T'osttini. | But Mother wns such il slave to uoffftn j slui thought It would be terrlble to glvo J lt up. "Flnally, ono day. sho mado thn j change to Postum, nnd qlilckly hei i headacli.es dlsappenred, One mornlng whllo she wns drlnklng' Poslum so freoly and wlth such rolish. I askejfl for n taato. "Thnt startcd rii.b on Postum-and X now drink it moro freekly. than I dld coffee, whlch never 'comes Into our houso now. "A glrl friend of mlno; one day, saw me drlnklng Postum and uskod lf II, avos coffee. I told her it was Postum nnd giivo hor somo to take homo, but forgot to tell her bow to make it. "Tho uoxt day she sald she' did not seo how 1 could drtnk Postum. 1 found sho had mado lt llkft ordinary coffee. So I told her how to make lt rlght nnd gavo her a qupftll I mado, after boillng lt flfteon mlnutes. Hho sald sho never drnnk any coffee tliat tasted ns good, und now coffee Is bniilsheil from both our homes." Namo glvon by Postum Co? Battle Creek, Mlehlgan. Read the llttle bqpk "Tho Road to AVollvUifi." ln pkgs. "Theie's a Rea ?otk"