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OF ^Performance to Be Given at Co? lonial Under Auspices of the Valentine Mo.thers' Club. Tho Vniontln. Mothers' Club, utidcr tho auspjcos of whlch a performance for tho publlo play'grounds wlll be glven ntjtho Colonlitl Theatre on Tues? day e'vejlrig, was tho flrst organlr.a tlon of lts klnd in Iho clty, and has always taken n prominont part ln pub? llc affn/rs when tho Interest of iho cli 11*1 li/s boon Involved. Tho olllcei's of tho/'lub are Mrs. 15. u, Llndsay, of No. 51-1 Nortii Tenth Htrect, presldent; Mrs. d 11. Tompklns, of No. 101 North Plttin lst root, secretary; Mrs. Sam BeiidIMm, of No. 20_ East Clay Street, trensrnr, and Mrs. Morrls H. Ashor, of Si M3 North Fourth Street, llbra rlan.j I_ttt sunitnor the ladies establlshed a piHlc playgrouinl In Central School ynrtland It ls tholr dcslro to open ns mao] moro as posslblo thls year. Thn perlftnanco to-morrow evonlng Is for thoftirthornrico of tho playgroun.l moflnont. Tho mothers wlsh to mako lt jtln that only the tickets bought fro! the ladies abovo-nnmod, or from thtpoints doslgnated bolow, wlll yleld to/ie fodoratlon a proflt In behalf of th/playground*. /iey therefore enrnestly request pfgocrs for Tuesday cvonlng to pur cjso thelr tickets as Indlcated above, qfrom McCoy's, at Elghth and Broad f/eots; "flio Tuxedo," No. 707 East tiad; at Cllff Well's. Flfth and Broad feet*. and J. B. Mannlng, No. 830 lst Maln Street. . SAYS THEY HAD MARRIED .fnr!* Pnper Clalmn to ITnvc Evidence of Mfltlnnte f'oiild's Mnrrltige. PAR1S, Aprll .8.-The Cr! De Pnrl... .hlch professos to chronlclo the dolngs /of tho tashlonnble set of Porls, In.ilsts In lts Issuo of to-dny thnt tho marriage of Mme. Anna Gould, formerly the wife nf Count Bonl Do Castellane, nnd Prlnce Hello De Sagan, hls couHln, already has taken plnce. The paper announced some tlme ngo that thls marriage "hnd been celebrated secretly In Germnny. To-day lt says: "We aro now In a position to complete our Informatlon. Thls mnrrlnge was celebrated secretly in a little town on our eastern. frontler. When In New York Mme. Gould Informed her famlly that her weddlng already was an accom Looking Through the Papers at Our Ads. MERELY GIVES YOU AN INKLING OF TIIE MAG - NIFlCENT Furniture TOU FIND AT OUR STORE. Especlally do we call your attentlon to our largo and varlcd llne of BRIDAL SUITS that awnlt vnur chooslng. EVERYTHING IN FURNI? TURE. Sydnor & Hundley, Inc. Furniture Leaders, 709-11-13 East Broad Street. D1SPERSAL SALE. Trotters, Hackneys and Thoroughbred Horses, ownod by the estato of K'lllnm N. Wilinor, deceused, wlll be sold at auctlon WEDNESDAY, MAY , 1908, nt 1 P. M., at Plain Deallng Stock Farm, Scottsville, Albemurlo lounty, Vu. Thc offerlngs lncludo Stulllons, Brood Maros, Colts ttnd Flllles ?y noted slres, from rU-hly-bred dii.uis. Among the famous slres represented hre'AUerton, 2:0!)>4; Axworthy, 2:15%; Elk Nutwood; 27220, 2470; Norvnl, B;14*J4: Onwood, 2:l!5>. ; KentuoUy Prince 2170, und others. The StalllonH -iioludo yirglnla Chlef, 27267, one of tho best known slres of good nnd useful horses tn Albomurle county; Abiuoer, 30923; Plain Deallng, 30921, 'and Surprlso W., Hackney. Ainong tho Brood Maros uro daughtei'B of Allerton, Norvnl, Onwnrd und othor slroa, wlth foal by, and others bred to, / Bon Axworthy, the son of Axworthy and world famous Sunol, 2:08*_, by \\ Elootloneer. The youngor horses range from suckllngs and yearllng- up f ward, . Por further Information >tind catalogue, addross JOSHPH. WU-iMER, AdmlnlBtrator, Scottsville, Va. k Wise Talks by the Offiee Boy The boss told me a man enn't be pop :lar wlth tho I-told-you-no hnhlt un ess ho wears good clothes. Well, I'm vearlng good clothes and I told you hat cotlon mlx dtids wouldn't last. ?tiro wool and tho best tailoring are vhat come In thls door, and certainly lothlng clito can go out of lt. The, iprlng suits wo soll at $20 aro sure ?nough tho easy Street duds, made by :he best New fork tailors. Just a cou? ple of llttle old ten spots gets them. ililicr black or fancy, and they nre In loed the llvo swell suits. They make ?ou look good to yourself, they feel rood wlth the broad, square shoulders, ?he che.ity fronts and the hangy backs. rho boss Bflyu, "Where ono fellow iudges a man by hls face, a hundred ?ead hlm * by hls clothes." But tho Uothes must be good and rlght. We've ithcr good values from'$7.60 to $30. WILL1E. Ma-IN ? la_.ll ?TWMTfi plished fact, und thls ls why thc mem Ijers ot her famlly so quickly consented. "We would add that for certain legal rca-ons, whlch dellcacy prevents us from llvulging, this marrlage can bo broken. rhla posslblllty greatly consoles the fami Ues whlch have been ro crushed by tho marrlage, but we hope that they wlll r.ot by nny rudo process troublo the hap plness of the young couple who, durlng thelr sojourn ln New York, were so much together." Contlnulng, the Crl De Paris adds that Madame Gould has resolved lrrevocably to brenk wlth the past. She Is selling out her cclebrated wlne cellar, a mer chant of Bor&eaux having already pur? chased $16,000 worth of her stock. BANKS SHOW INCREASE Increase of Over Slx Million Shovrn Ir ItPHervc for tbe Week. NEW YOBK, Aprll lS.-Tho Btatement ot clearlng house banks for the week shows that the banks hold $49,973,42: moro than tho requirements, of tho 2. per cent. reservo rule. Thls is an In? crease of $6,707,760 ln the proportlonate cash reserve as compared wlUi last week. Loans. _l,l-5,7_8,-CM; Increase, $8,317,100 Deposits, $l,245,609.S*-0; increase, $20,089,000 Clrculatlon, $59,499,300; decrease, $99,500 Legal tendors. $69,699,200; Increase, J2.197, 909. Specie, $290,-76,700; Increase. $9,532,100, Reserve, $361,375,-00; Increase, ;il,730.000. Reserve required. $311,402,175; Increase $-,0_*.',_50. Surplus, $49,-73.425; Increase, $6,707,750. 'Extra Unlted States deposlts, -O..Sii6,375; increase, $6,712,125. The per centngo of actual reserve of the clear? lng houso banks at the close of busi? ness yesterday was 29.26. The sta'temen' of banks and trust companies of Greatei New York, not members of the clearlng liouse, shows that these lnstltutlons hav< aggrcgated deposlts of $819,710,500; tota cash on hand, $58,008,000, and loani amounting to $800,372,200. M0VE VILLAGE 0F GATUN IMlmitiH Town Being Moved Out of th. Way of the Dnm. WASHINGTON. Aprll 18.?Gatun vil lage, on the Chagrcs river, opposlte thi rallroad statlon, at Gatun, Isthmus o Panama, wlth populatlon of nbout 60 people, and contalnlng about 110 dwell lngs, ls belng removed to a new slt about two mlles-away, a chance neces sary because the vlllage Is on the pro posed slte of the dam at that place The Inhabltants of tha~vlllage wero no tifled some tlmo ago to remove thel buildings, but paid no heed to the orde untll recently, when they wero practl cally forced into acUon, as the old slt ls now needed by the canal commissior The new town is to be amply provlde wlth transportatlon routes and wlt water and sewerago systems. MOTHER AGAINST SON. Unusual Spectncle tn Norfolk Cour nnd Son Goes to Jail, NORFOLK, April 18.?Wlth his age mother tho complainant against hin Vernon Harris, a young whito mai was arraigned ln the Police Court tc day on a charge of belng drunk an dlsorderly. He begged for tho merc of the court and promlsed to let whl: key alone forever, but he was sent t jail for slxty days by Justlcp Slit nions, When tho name Harris was callfl an old woman tottered up to the ra and the prlsoner camo out of the pe and stood beslde her. "What have you to say, madam asked the maglstrat-. "Vernon has been on a spree sln? the 2lst of last March." sald tho feeb' volce, "Ho has beon carrylng on nlgl and day, Sundays and all other day He ls crazy from drinking." "Aro you hls mother?" asked Justt: Slmmons. "Yes, slr," was tho reply, "and havo done all for hlm that a mothi can do." Here the court recalled that Harr had boen arraigned beforo on u. slmlh charge aud that the mother had bogg? to have hlm released. When the prlsoner was placed on tl stand ho asked tho court to bo lenlei ?wlth hlm. He said he loved hls motlu and rcspected her, but when the magl: trate asked hlm lf he considered h WANTS ONK CENT A WORD. _^jMxtti\mti\M. ^_ SHOE Rt-PA-i-JNO SPECIAL. 10 CENTS REBATB ON EACH PAIR lf you _ut out thla advertlsement and bring wlth shoes before Aprll lltli, Men's shoes half-soled, 75c. j rebated to 65c; ladies' shoes half-soled, 60c, rebated to EOc. Every palr Bcwcd. DREW'S ELECTRIC SHOE FAC TORY, 716 East Maln Slreet. UPHOLSTERIN&. PARLOR SUITS, ODD CHAIRS AND couches recoverod and reupholstcrod llke new; sllp covers made nnd mat tresses renovated; for cash or on easy payments. No cliargo for estl matos. CHARLES JURGENS'S* SON, Adams and Broad Streets. DIAMOND BARGAINS. FOR SALE, LADY'S THREE-STONE dlnrnot.d rlng. each stone about 1-2 karat; (Uso one single stone gen tleman's rlng, nearly 3-4 karat; must be sold; need the monoy; bargains. Addross E 422, care Tlmes-Dlspatch. _-AdTes* shoe ~ repaTring. SPECIAL REDUCED PRICE IF YOU cut out thls advertlsement and send wlth shoes. We have a lot of small halfsolcs on hand, sultable for ladies' shoes. Rt-gular prlce, 60c; reduced to 50c, sewed; nalled, 35c DREW'S ELECTRIC SHOE FACTORY, 716 East Maln Streot. 'Phone 2667. THK BEST THINO ON EARTH AS A dellcious food and nppreclated by all classes of people ls the ice-cream cornct and charlct russian cups, mado and sold wholesale and retali by the DUQUESNE BAKING CO., Pittsburg, Pa. Orders sollclted. CLOCK AND WATCH REPAIRING. ?PHONE US AND WE WILL CALL for your clock and deliver when re palred. All work guaranteed. XV. H. COWARDIN & SONS, Watch makers, Jewelcrs and Engravors, 1815 East Maln, 'Phone 4417._ MEN'S WORKING SlIOES_ .2.50.?DREW'S OWN MAKE; WELT sewed; leather bottoms; no wood or paper used between tho soles; veal skln uppers, whlch wlll not scratch wlth rough usage. DREW'S ELEC? TRIC SHOE FACTORY, 716 East Maln Street._ CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BARBER SHOP. WANTED. THE PUBLIC TO KNOW that tho Chamber of Commerce Bar ber Shop hns been remodeled; every? thlng flrst-class; whlte barbers; your patronage sollclted. Nlnth and Maln. WATCH^-fEPAIRINa TOUR WATCH REPAIRED OR CLEAN ed by WM. TOBIEN. Jr.. ls a guaran? tee that lt Is done properly; twenty years' experlenee. Cleanlng, $1: maln springs, $1. 408 East Broad Street AU work guaranteed. EYEGLASSES AND SEPECTACLES. WE HAVE THEM FROM *}25c UP. Watch and Jewelry repalring a spe? cialty. SCHEER, the Jeweler. (Es? tabllshed 1887), 1555 East Maln ?Street, opposlte Old Market. _k:heer,_t1."__^__w__i_er. HAS A COMPLETE LINE OF JEWEL ry, clocks, sllverware, cut-glass, etc. Repalring a specialty. A. SCHEER, Jeweler (Establlshed 1887), 15.o East Maln Street, opposito Old Mar? ket. OLD GOLD AND SILVER BOUGHT OR TAKEN IN EXCHANGE. SCHEER, tho Jeweler 'Establlshed 1887), 1655 East Maln Slreet, oppo 1S9I/, III ??'-., 1-..IKI. slte Old Market. DYEING AND CLEANING. SUITS SCOURED AN" PRESSED 75C; suits pressed, 50c; gent's and ladies' suits dyed, at GILLS. 325 North Flfth Street, 'Phone 4862._ SEWING MACHINES. DON'T BE WORRIED TO DEATH BV sewing machine agents, but buy a "Standard" dlrect from us. JUK GENS. Adams and Broad. _ DENTISTRY. SOUTHERN DENTAL ROOMS, OPPO slte tho post-offlce. 'Phone 3298. Ex? amlnatlons and estlmates free. ANTIQUES. GENUINE ANTIQUES FOR SALE?RE pairlng and rcflnishlng antiques and other furniture. 'Phone 2507. C. E. LYDA. 417 West Maln. DENTISTRY. SOUTHERN DENTAL ROOMS. OPPO sitc tho post-offlce. 'Phone 3296. Ex? amlnatlons and estlmates free. DYEING AND CLEANING. JOHNLA TOUCHE, CLEANING, DYK Ing, scourlng, presslng. 123 EaBt Main Street. DENTISTRY. SOUTHERN DENTAL ROOMS.-OFFO site the post-offlce. 'Phone 3296. Ex-. amlnations and estlmates free. ANTIQUES. LARGEST COLLECTION OF ANTIQUES ln the State; everythlng at rock-bot tom prices. BIGGS, No. 515 East Main Street. LET US CLEAN YOUR WINDOWS. NATIONAL WINDOW CLEANING CO? 1312 East Main Street; 'phone 3145. DENTISTRY. SOUTHERN DENTAL ROOMS. OPPO slte the post-offlce. 'Phone 3396. Ex? amlnatlons and estlmates free. WATCH REPAIRING. HAVE YOUR WATCH REPAIRED AS it should be. I guarantee all work. O. R. KASTEN, succoesor to I. God dard, 510 East Maln Street. std:el range. 'CAMERON" STEEL RANGES HAVE flues double'the slzo of others. See the "CAMERON" at your dealer's. ~~ BAKERY. ~~~ HOT CROSS BUNS, TWO-POUND RAI sin cake, 25c; two-pound fig cakes 25c; slx loaves bread for 25c; layer cakes, 15c each. DRINKARD'S 423 1-2 North Slxth. AWNINGS. WHY NOT HAVE YOUR AWNINGS inade up now while you can secure every attentlon and caro and be ready for the spring? H. E. COPELAND & CO., 108 North Nlnth. _ FLORfST. '? POTTED PLANTS, CUT FLOWERS Al reduced prices. Funeral designs, SJ to 13. M. A. WHITTY. STORAGE, CLEAN, DRY STORAGE DEPART ment at, TOMPKINS. 207 Wost Broad, UMBRELLA REPAIRING. SCHREMP, THE UMBRELLA MAN, IS __now located_at 711 Enst Maln Street CANDY. THE PURE AND HEALTHFUL CAN dy for spring is at KAEMPF'S, "The Candy Man." conduct n good way of showlng lt, ht was sllont', Stendy Advance tu IteiU I'stntc. [Speclal to Tha Tlmna-DI-putch. I NORFOLK, VA.. Aprll 18.?Tht steady and ndvanolng market ln realtj durlng tho past woek has been ono ol the foaturos Indlcntlpg tha-return al prosperlty. Thu transfer*- totaled $M., 6.6. Tho larger part of the transfors haH heen In resldentlal property, Tht bi'lldln-y of reslUettees .ontlnuos, tuu meuJiunU'H ar. _tll busy, ,. Hie Wednesday Club 15th Annual Music Festival Five Grand Concerts icademy of Music May 7th, 8th and 9tl The suhscrlberB' llst wlll closo ln n ew days, and persons dcslrlng to cn oll themselves should do no at once ""ho fee Is $16.00, and entltlcs cacl: iubscrlbor to two tickets to each ol ho flvo concerts, nnd lo preference Ir ?oservlng seats. Names may be en ollcd nnd nll Information obtained nl Cho Wedncsdoi* Club OITlce, 819, Ensi .Taln Street. 'Phone 7266. " NOTICE. rO THOSE WHO HAVE NOT PAII THEIR CITY TAXE3 FOR 1907, TAKE NOTICE rhnt between the hours of 10 In tln nornlng and 4 ln the afternoon, at tln Broad Streot front of the clty Hall, oi MONDAY, MAY 4, 1908, that being the flrst day of the Ma; term of tho Hustings Court for th. -Ity of Richmond, I wtll soll all REA1 F.8TATE ln sald clty dellnquent fo taxes for the year 1907, or so mucl ihoreof as shall be sufllciont to sntlsf; tho taxes, assessments, Interest, cos ind charges due thereon, unless thcr jo prevlously pald the taxes and as .ossments on tho same, wlth Interes ind penalty. In conformlty wlth the above. I here >y glvo notlce that THE DEL1NQUEN' f-IST wlll be PUBLISHED ON TIIE 23. DAY OF APRIL, 1908. Partles deslrlni to avold publicatlon of delnquenc; must pay on or before Tuesday, Aprl 21st, as on that day I wlll hand th llst to tho prlnter. THOS. C. WALFORD. Col. Del. Taxes Clty of Rlclimond. ?ftealeb -Propogals.. Offlce of tho Stato Hlghway Commlsslon, Rlclimond, Va., Aprll 11, 1908. Sealed proposals wlll bo receiwd r the clerk's ofllce of Henrico county, 1 Vclock noon. MONDAY, APRII- 27, 190 for flie constructlon of about tw mlles gravel road In Henrico count: PlaTiB a\id speclflcatlons may be see it tlio ofllce of the State Hlghwa Jomnllsslon, Richmond, Va. Ceftlfled cheek for $200 to accorr pany each bld. The Board of Supervisors reserve tl rlght to reject any and all blds, an to let tho work as a wholo or ln sepai ate sections. Proposals should be addressed to V C. Saunders, Chalrman, Board of Si pervlors, Henrico County. P. ST. J. WILSON. State Hlghway Commlssloner. _flIJ7rFOR~ROAD BUILDING. Sealed proposals for the constructlc of about slxteen mlles of macada roads will bo recelved at the clerk offlce, at Orange. Va., untll 12 o'cloe noon, on SATURDAY, MAY 2. 190 Plans and speclflcatlons may be se. at the above offlce or at the offlce < the State Hlghway Commlssloner, I Richmond, Va. A certlfled cheek fi $500 must accompany each bld. The Board of Supervisors reserve tl rlght to reject any and all blds, ar to'let the work as a whole or any po tions thereof. Proposals should be addressed to XV. XV. SANFORD. Chalrman Board of Supervisors, Orange, Va. SEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE~R1 celved at the county clerk s ortb at Charlotte Courthouse, Va? for tl erectlon of a brick Hlgh bcho' Buildlng at that placo, and tho coi tract will bo let on SATURDA-, MA 2, 190S. Plans and speclflcatlons can t seen at Charlotte county clerk's o fIce and at tho offlce' of Charles I Robinson. archlteet, corner Tenth at Maln Streets. R.chmond(.iVr,ToN> Chalrman Buildlng Commlttee. BIDfTWANTED. Plans and speclflcatlons for lnflrmn: at the Western State Hospltal, Stau: ton. Va., two storles hlgh. capaclty each floor forty patlents; ten slng iKioms, one bnth-room. ono clothe room. ono attendant's room, one rece tlon-room. one dlning-room and o: water eloset on each floor. To draw the plans It wlll be nece snry for the archlteet to see tho Ioc tlon of the buildlng. / For further particulars appLf to DR. J. S. DE JARNETTE, Superlntendent; HON. W. H. LANDES. Director; Commltteo. |Bu_;tncfi?^ppo?timiitie^ PATENTS s^ssp -> *-_. 1 Ull a- k_f returne: Send sketch for free report as patentablllty. GUIDE BOOK and WHAT ' INVENT, wlth valuable Llst of Inventlc Wanted, sent free. ONE MILLION DC LARS oftered for ono Inventlon; $16,000 others. Patents secured by us advertii freo tn World's Progress; sample fr EVANS, WILKBNS & CO., Wa-hingt D. C. .. THE RICHMOND SPECIAL HORSE SALE COMPANY. Annual Spring Sale of . ? . . HIGH CLASS HORSES Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, April 28th, 29th, 30th, 1908, Great cousigmncnt froni Montesuma Stock Farm, Richmond, Va., absolutc dispersal of the racing and farm stable. Record horses, green prospects, stallions, brood mares and youngsters. Gilt-edged consignment of high-class speed, matinee, road and saddle horses, etc, from W. B. Burton, Lancaster, Ky. Southern Stock Yards Pavilion, Richmond, Virginia. Absolute dispersal of Buckland Farm thoroughbreds, includ ing a full sister to Robert Waddell, American Derby winner; the dam of Bonnie Boy, in foal to Aloha; Eminence, dam of Peter Paul, in foal to Aloha?and others of real class?also stallions, brood mares and yearlings. A great lot of prospective young trotters and pacers, ranging in age. from three to six years, by such sires as Gambetta Wilkcs, 2:19 1-4; Wilkes Boy, 3803; Wiggins, 2:19 1-2; Knight, 10557; Allie Wilkes, 2:15; The Director General, 3173S; Peter the Great, 2:07 1-4; Eagle Bird, 2:21; Sidney Prince, 2:21 1-4, etc. Alliutti, (p., 3:11.4. Has two-'minuto speed, should get mark of 2:05. __ac!., 2:1614. One of the greatest money wln nors ovor hnlf-mllo traclcs last year. lOxtmir.', 2:15><i. A 2:10 trotter. Alto Down. 217Vt. As gamo as tho gnmest and a raco horso ln hls class. Tom Llttletou (p), 2:t5'.i. One that will do, and can 2:0R. Hero, 2:17U- Cnn pace ln 2:10, and a rac.e horse, too, ..ll-iiinp (p), 2:17VI, Good matlnee mare, Hi-ooklet t'hliiie.. (p), 2:16.4. A Grand Clr? cult prospect. L'-iliriiim Toodlos, 2:18*4, The haiulsomost nnd fastest sttillon lu Vlrginia. l.lvlnn l'rlnee (p), 2:20VI. A great young mare. "Vlggor lloy (p),2:20.4. Can beat hls record cjuito a blt. Munli^le M., 2:20??:'.. A hnrd 011* to beat. MUm Mlldred, 2:21 ... Half slster to Henry s? jr.; 2:io**i. Ciitlct, Jr., 2:21'*. Can trot In 2:15. rred, 2:23. Good matlneo horse. Nettle May, 2:21'/.. One of the best 2:25 trot? ter* lu Vlrginia. Nell.v _*?'/< eux, :.':2(!U- Ready to race, and a wlnner in her clusa. Molly lluiuilton, 2:2?U- Good niatlnee mare. Siimuel Prlnce, 2:20.4- Can trot ln 2:20. Joe Taylor, 2:20**.. Trlal. 2:17. Ittixel, 2:2C'4. Trial, **:1_._. A-great pros? pect for the 2:27 stakes thls year. Everything Sold and Shown Under Cover. Straightaway One-Eighth of Mile. Send for Catalogue. The Richmond Special Horse Sale Company, SOUTHERN STOCK YARDS, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA. Excursion to Williamsburg nnd opportunity to vlsit Bruton Church, hintorlo Jamestown and Yorktown, Easter Monday, April 20, '08 Traln leaves Mnln Street Statlon 9 A. M. nnd leaves Williamsburg returnlng 0:33 P. M. Tickets, $1.00, for sala at Tha Jefferson Clfrar Stand, T. A. Miller'*, W. D. Crenshaw, Inc, Hotel Oiicrranl, Tho Chestnrtlcld. Un? der thn auoplces of Poterkln Oulld of St. James Church. Mrs. Gill's ANNUAL Easter Excursion to Washington MONDAY, APRIL 20, 1008. Traln wlll leave Hancock and Broad Streets at 9 A. M. Returnlng, will loavo Wa: hlngton Wednesday, Aprll 22d, at 6 P. M., from tho new Tcrmlnal Depot. ItCH'M. TRIP, ?2.7G. Ofllce Collector Clty Taxes, Clty Hall, Richmond. Va., Aprll 1, 1908. LICENSE TAX CITY LICENSES FOR THE YEAR 1908 havo been placed ln my hands tor col? lection, and are duo now, as follows: AGENTS? Automobilcs, Baggage and Express, Collcctlng. Insurance, Labor, Land, Man uf actured Articles, Rentlng Houses, Rallroad Tlcket, Steamship Llnes Typewrlters. ARCHITECTS. General. ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Real Estate, Tobacco, Common Crler. BILLIARD TABLB. BOARDING HOUSE. BROKERS? Cattle. Commerclal. Insurance, Merchandise, Pawn, Rallroad Tlcket, Shlp, Stock , Tobacco, Buildlng and Loan Ass'ns. CHEMISTS. CHIROPODISTS. CLEANING AND PRESSIKG. COMMISSION CONTRACTORS. MERCHANTS. DENTISTS. DETECTIVES. ELECTRICIANS, EXPRESS COMPANIES. FEEiD STABLES. FISH AND OYSTERS. FRUIT STANDS, etc. HOTELS. 1MPOUND1NG , LOTS. INTELLIGENCE OFF1CES. JUNK DEALERS. LIQUOR DEALERS? Wholosale, Retall, Bottling, Wholesale Malt. LIVERY STABLE3. LOAN OFFICES. LUMBER MEASURERS. MERCANTILE AGENCIE& PHOTOGRA PHERS. PRIVATE BANKER. PRIVATE EN TERTAIN MENT. PUBLIC ROOMS. RESTAURANTS. SNACKS. STORAGE. TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE COMPANIES. THEATRES. VETERINARY SURGF.ONS. Etc, Eto. Partles falling to pay thls tax on or beforo APRIL 30. 1908. wlll bc subject to the penalty prescribed by tho Clty Ordlnances, whlch ls not less than $1 nor moro than $20 per day for each day's buslneas carrled on after Aprll 30. 190S, the Bame to be Imposed by the Police Justlco. F. XV. CUNNLNGHAM. Collector Clty Taxos. NO_*_i_l_"~o3' FIRST MEETING OF CREDITORS. In tho matter of ?? In THOMAS W. CORRtN, <- Bankruptcy Bankrupt. J IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THK UNITED STATES FOR THE EAST? ERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA: To the Creditors of THOMAS AV. COK BIN, of Flve-Mllo Fork, ln tho Coun? ty of Spots-/ lvania, nnd District Aforesald?Bankrupt: Notlce is hereby glven that on tho 26th dav ot March, A. D. 1908, tho sald THOMAS XV. CORBIN wns duly lidjudlcated bankrupt; and that the flrst meetlng of creditors will bo held nt Corporation Court clerk's offlce iu Fredericksburg, Vn., on tho 30TH DAY OF APRIL, A. D. 1908. at 11 o'clock in tho forenoon, at which tlmo the said crodltors may attend, provo thelr claims, appolnt a trustee, cxamlne , tlie bankrupt, and transact such other bus? iness as may properly como beforo sald meetlng. C. P. CARD WELL, Refereo in Bankruptcy. April 18, 1908. $atete. THE DUNLOP Atlantlc Clty, N. J. .Directly on the beach. Convenlent t ocean, plers and all amusements. Newly .urnlshed since last season. Enlarged, mag nificent cafe, soatlng 800. Full orchestra. Rocms en sulte wlth private bsths. Euro pean plan only, $1.50 per day and upwards. ROBERT E. DELANT, Proprletor. F. R. BOWMAN, Manager. AUCTION^ AUCTION SALI. OF handsome and usfiFtJi. house? hold EFFECTS, uch as Handsome Bedroom Sultfl, ?Ilrror Door Wardrobes, Handsome ron nnd Brnss Bedsteads, Felt and lalr Mattrcsses, Hatnls-omo Quartered )nk Hldeboards nnd I-'xtonalon Tables, 00 Dlnlng-room Chalr.., largo Moquot .'orpet. two Hnll ntnl Stalr Cnrpets o inntch; Refrigerators. leo Boxes, tandsomo r.eiithc'r Rockers; Maritel lorrors, Matting nnd Lenolliim, Crock ?ry and Tollct Sets, largo Miinte) nnd 'lor Mlrrors, Odd Parlor Pieces, Book nsos and Books, Steel Ranges, Gas tanges and lot of othor useful effects, MONDAY, APBIL 20TH, AT 10:30 A. M. THE STANDABD AUCTION CO. B. C. Buford, Manager and Snlesman. By Tho Valentlne Auctlon Co. Fine Mahogany, Quar? tered Oak and Pol ished Walnut Furniture AT AUCTION. By dlrectlon of a large furniture lealer, wo wlll sell, at our auctlon tnlcarooms, No. 618 East Broad Street, .ommencing at 10:30 o'clock, CO-MORROW (Monday), APRIL 20TH, landsome new Furniture, consistlng Mahogany Quartered Oak and Pollshed Walnut Pieces, embraclng Chiffon nlers, -Wardrobes, Chefrobes, Slde .oards. Dressers, Bedroom Stilts. Par or and Llbrary Suits, Tables, Folding Beds, Chlna Closets, Rockors, Chairs, Laco Curtains, Matting, Druggets, Rugs, etc: also ono flne Walnut Top dountor. wlth ofllce ralllng, etc; also ano good Runabout. THE VALENTINE AUCTION CO. &cfjoolg. SWEET^BRIAiTcO^ WILL OPEN ITS BUILDINGS DURING JULY AND AUGUST for a llmlted number of boarders. Boyt over slx years of ago wlll not ho re? celved. For terms and reservatlon ol rooms, address Mr. .V. B. DEW, Business Manager, Sweet Brlar Collego. Sweot Brlar. Va VIRGINIA MILITARY mSTITUTI [,rxlD_tt*n. Va. Tli- Board of Vtiltori, ?t thair Annum _>.tln_on tha 30th .liy ot n-it Jnn?. wtll appolnt STATE CA Hf-TSto ?U-ai--.n-l-*llith-tit."d.7lh.ath.l"-h. ISth. 22.1. 24th !_th. 27th. 28th. ilOlh. **., .I'thS.natorlal Diitrlct". anduirera IT I.ARIIK. Th-aa appointmenta carry fr-a board and tultlon Applicattont should ba addrastad to th- undcrflitnad on ot be lor? Juno 10th, oa formi that will bo lant upon requ-it. B W. NICH0L.. Aet'- Sup't. -flSlecttog* Rlchmond, Va., Aprll 14, 1008. JL'HE ANNUAL MEETING OF THI stoekholders of the Russell Fork Coa and Lumber Company wlll be het on TUESDAY, Aprll 28, 1908. at 1 o'clock M., at tho company'" ofHct Koom 7, 1103 East Maln Stroet, Rlch mond, Va. A. S. BUFORD, Secretary and Treasurer. Rlchmond, Va., Aprll 11. 1908. THE ANNUAL MEETING OF TH stoekholders of the Rlchmond Hors Show Association wlll bo hold a rooms 315-316, Mutual Buildlng, Rlch mond, Va., on WEDNESDAY, APKi. 29TH, 12 o'clock noon. XV. O. WARTHKN, Secretary. Rlchmond, Va., April 6, 1908. THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THI Prlson Association of Vlrginia fo tho election ot offlcers and othe: business wlll be hold at No. 301 Eas Maln Street. Rlchmond. Va., TUEH DAY. APRIL 21, 1908, at 8:30 o'clool P. M. GEORGE C. JEFFERSON, Secretary and_Trea.surer. THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MU tual Assuranco Socloty of VIrglnl wlll bo held at tho offlce of th society MONDAY, April 20th, at .o'olock P. M. ED WIN A. PALMER. Prlnolnal Agent. At the Richmond Bazaar (Southern Stock Yards) We wlll have THREE HUNDRED (300) HORSES AND MULES at our regular auctlon sales next TUESDAY AND THURSDAY, Aprll 21st and 23d. conslstlng of our usual conslgnments of chunks, drlvers, saddlers. heavy draft; nlso, somo second-hand Horses and Mules. Our shlppers want to closo out, nnd wo expect to sell every Horse and Mule. ' OUR SPECIAL CATALOG SALES wlll bo held WEEK AFTER NEXT, Aprll 28th, 2flth nnd 30th, nnd mnny buyels wlll wait for thesn sales. mak? lng It to your advantage to bo hore next week and supply your needs at closing-out prices. JOS. LASSITER. ^^(onjfcajetf iHonbap. * By A. L. Adamson, Real Estato Atictkincer, Manchester, Va. AUCTION BALE OF THREE DESIRABLE HOUSES AND LOTS, NOS. 116, ,118 AND 120 E. NINTH STREET. MANCHES? TER, VA. At tho request of th* owner, I wlll soll at public auctlon, ou the promlson, on MONDAY, THE 20TH DAY OF , APRIL. 1908, at C P. M.. tho above three houses and lots. frontlng together on Nintii Street 55 feet, nnd runnlng back betweon Stockton .Street and a llno parallel therewlth 132 foet. Tho houses are ln good order. contalnlng four rooms nnd kltchen each, nnd rent altogether for $2S per month. The lots are un? usually good onos. ln a good neiglibor hood and the contral pnrt of the clty. You wlll flnd very fo.w as good In vestinents as thls. Tho rents yield "n good Incomo from the Inventment, arnd tho property wlll unquCStlonably In? crease In value. TERMS: One-thlrd cash, the balanci In slx, twelve and elghteen months, wlth Interest, nnd to bo secured by deod of trust. A. L. ADAM80N, Auctloneer. 'TAMD^rn AUCTION SALE OF $2,500 STOCK OF OROCERIES AND FIXTURES. THE STOCK HAVING BEEN SLIGHTLY DAMAGED BY SMOKE AND FIRE. Tho gooda conslst of about 1,000 dozen cans of assorted Tomatoes, Corn, Peas, Peaches, Plneapple, Beans, Asparagus, Henltz's Plcklo and Catsup, Rumford's. Hosford's and Good Luck Baking Powders, Flavorlng Extracts, barrels Sweet Plcklo and Vlnegar, Toas, Coffee, barrels Sugar, Ralsins, Currnnts, Cltron, Evaporated Apples, Sardlnes, Cornod Beef, Hani and Tongue, Macaronl, Cakes, Chooso antl Choose Cuso, Spices and Cases; also 75 full ensos of Tomatoes, 5 cases Octagon Soajn Lonox Soap. Sweetheart Soap. 5 cases Red Seal Lye, 3 cases Arm and Hammer Soda, barrols Su? gar, 4 full Tubs Lard, cases Plckle, Powders, 75 cases Canned Corn, 25 cases Cakes. 50 boxes Frult Jars, 5 barrels Herrings and Salt Shad. Salt Pork and Smoked Meat, 25 boxes Hlgh Grade Clgars, 10 caddlcs assorted Chewing Tobacco, Cigarettes, lot Can dles. Tho fixtures conslst of three Handsome Plate Glass Floor Show cases, several small Cnses, Frult Cases, Counter Scales, Swlnglng, Butcher and Computlng Scales. Platform Scales, Meat Counter, two Blocks. .Natlonal Cash Reglstor, Meat Tools, largo Cof? fee Mlll, Tho whole cases Meat ln tho stockroom dld not got damaged at; all, so lt wlll pay partlps wantlng such goods to attend tho sale. WEDNESDAY. APRIL 22D. at 10:30 o'clock. at 16 N. Seventh St. THE STANDARD AUCTION CO. B. C. Buford. Manager and Salesman. mw* FRIDAY, APRIL 24TH, AT 10:30 A. M. The undcrtaklng establlshment of tho lato J. McDonougii & Company, lncludlng Carriago Reposltory, Blaok smlth Shop, Yard, etc, havlng to bo sold at public auctlon, wo aro olterlng tho ontlre lot of Hacks, Buggies, Car? rlages, Wagons, two new ono-horse Trucks, ono now two-horse Truck, threo almost new Rubber Tlro H_xks, elght ?r ten Buggies, Benchcs, Pat? terns, ' now Running Gears, Pobss, Wheels, Sprlngs, etc. Thls ls ono of the most deslrablo sales of tho klnd whlch has beon ln Rlclimond for years, and wlll bo sold for the hlgh dollar. FRIDAY, APRIL 24TH, at 10:30 A. M., Elghteenth Street, be? tween Maln and Franklln. THE STANDARD AUCTION CO. B. C. Buford, Manager and Salesman.