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Men's Coat Front Shirts, 69 Salin stripc madras?same cloth as you'll find in most $1.50 shirts. All new patterns in light grounds with ncat fngurcs and stripes. Well made and nicely laundcred. attached cuffs. Thc best Ncgligcc Shirt by all odds that we've seen or heard of at 6gc, cspccially in coat front styles?which are ideal garments for summer wear. RESENT GAG RULE IN NAMING STAFF Members of Committee Rc fuse to Leave Selectioii in Hands of Few. Making thc broad nnd speetactilar ksaertlon that he did not purpose to permit dictatlon from the medical col lcges of Richmond in thc selectlon of a viaitlng staff for thc Clty ??,??. d'erman Mitchell crcated a whlrlr, nd j J of dlspenclnn at the meetlng of t.io Council Committeo Rolief of the ' poor last. nlghl by suggeatlng that to a BUbcommittoo be glven full power to nomlnate th- ten physlclans and aurgeons for tho nrst term of two , I vears at tbe Inatltutlon. |i The propositlon was violcntly rc- , aiited Councllman AVlltshirc saylng . ? that tho subcomrhlttec, of which Mr. , 'Mit.-hell was a rnember, would havo n , malority on confirmatlon, and that tltU , ?would practlcally make Its vordlct , tmanlnioup. Ln Ennlon G. Willlams, llkewtse oh I rnember <>f the Bubconrinttloc, opposcd ] thc plan, declarlng that lt was con- , trary to tlie Democratic prlnclple of , government. Seeing tlie storni tliat-he ? Tiad raised. Mr. Mitchell finally wlth- I drew hls mbtion. thc electlons, there-1 fore, being postponed wlthout date. ;t Xccd I'lre-En'cnpcN nt Home. i There were Other events "iit of tliH ordlnary at tho sesslon. whlch was ' Jlvely to1 a degreo. Mayor McCarthy sent in a report which had boen sub-ij ' mitttd hv Bulldlng inspoctor Beck, an-.ll Rwhlch shdwed that physlcal condUlons ( . at thc Cltv Homo are dangerous, and , l that addltlonal moana of cscape in tliet, icvent of flro are badly nceded. Mr.|| Beck pointod out tho urgont necesBlty of lmmedlato bhanges, declaring that a i fir<- Btampodo mlght restill ln tho death of many of the olde'r ahd more inllrni paticnt- Thc matter was referred to tho Bulldlng Commlttee witli Instruc tion* lo report at the next meetlng. Hefuscd to Btecl lntefnt_. Nomlhatlons of Internes for next year. made bv 1 >r. .1. G. Trevlliun. the rosl d>-nt physiclan, were flnally withdrawn, fo; r.asons which were apparently sat Hfactory to tho majortty. Dr. VAMlliams n.iidly explnlned that lt was not good foiin to seloct tho/young men untll th'-y had rocelvod thelr dogreea, addlng that on a prevlous occaslon two who had been chtjsen fallod to graduale. Hc thought fiomo rccommendutlon from the faculty should he brotlght ln for tho corrimltteo's guldance. Dr. Trevlllan replteil that the appll cants had already been indorsed, but Dr. Willlams, who is a mombor oC tho L-vulty of the Medical College of A'lr ginln, stated poaltivtdy that no such Indorsemont had como from the ofHeera oi that Instltut ion. The confuslon throughout the on tlro meetlng broke out ag.iin ilurlng the discussion. Mr. Graham B. Hdbson did not want snap judgmont. "We have made mistakcH before,',' ho sald. "and we ought to profit by them." Mr. Satterficld saw no Immodlato reason . for a vote. Mr. Mitchell jumpod in jvlth the statement that it was evl d-ntly tho doslre of soirio to rctlcct upon Dr. TreviVian. 3'luit charge, how over, was discltiirhod. Whllc motlons of one kind or anothcr were being liurled at the chalrman. Dr. Trcvllian ?uggested that his nomlnations be tableri. but under the kind and eoach ing demands he withdrow tho paper, . no part of it going Into tho record. Llko C.ttK Itiile, They Sald. Wlth this matter out of the wny lt looked as if thi proceedlrige would lerminato peapefully. Indeed, the request from Chalrman '?Cunst that it mlght bo advlsable to ?lect tho vlsltlng staff. .which was frowned riov.-n ln good naturc. olnarcd the. docket of the one seheditled stuiti bling block. and a inotlon to ndjourn "wn s rarriert wlth a whbop. .lust as the Thembers were proporing to leave, Al dr-rman Mitchell got them togtther ugaln and suddenly sprung tlie motlnn to have nomlnations inade by the sub ccmmlitee. Flve men got u\^ slmul tatieously to speak. "Just wait a moment," said Chalr m:;n Gunst; "I wili glve all qt you b. chanco lo he heard." Tho burden of Mr. Mlt'cheH'n remnrks was thal be would not permit tlie col leges lo dlctate. tltat tlie commlttee ^^;^.s capnblc of Judglng, and that it xiiiRht lie niore harmonlons to have tlie subcommlttee name ihe staff, the samo to bo ar>i>r'ive,i by tbe full committee. Councllman Mi'nor objected. 1 lo .li.l not counlonance that sort of work, and contonded tha! every meniber should have a free volce In the matter. He rerognlzed tho iinp.inan.-e of tho new regiilatlons, soon lo bc effectlve and made b strong speech agalnst tho propoaltlon. Councllman WIltBldre threw in the lnformatlon thal as. tln subcpmmlttee made up n majority Hs scleetlons niir,!11 he Unal. Althougli a iiieiiiher of the subednt mltfec and the only pliyaician dlrectly conuected wlth tlie npter tnanagement of the Clty Home. Dr. \A'illiama iirged no such actiou be taken, "lt is non trary to tbe ilemocratlc princlplcs of government," Jie sald That \rlll itiKiiro an effb-ient stufl for tho renulatlon of th. college wll vbfi at stnke, Hiii.lr.mln Franklln tjuv ? it yoars ago, which nccounts for ih 3PBIISIPIISES 1DREDEYEFL0WS Police Kept Busy Last Night Bringing in Several Loads of Inebriates. Sprlng i-'ai) ro.?p to its lielglit iu Ram 3:i t Alley, nround Tin Can (Jorncr, lown In Butcliprtown, nnd In vurlous lark spots of the Ward last -ilght. and ?otwig bloods und blg-armed Amazohs; ?em'emberlhg thc battle cry of thelr 'athcrs, went out and took ono red ?>???. tliPti another, und then no one cnows liow niiiny more. Down Ram Cut Uley they played, sang nnd fought. lown ln Butchertown they nilxod it up n good old nncestral style. und in sev ?rul purts of tlio Ward boer and red ?ye flowed freely. An soon as thc pa rol wagons got ono load they were len.t for another. Thc police were kept busy. None of he prlsonors seomed to cure. and they ang oil the.ir way and In the Rtatlons. Ip ut thc second. whero seventeen wero aid away to rost. several dld a sklrt lance befofe they went tu slcep. At ho flrst thero was not qulto sb many, uit therc ivas as much juhllnnce. It vaa a hard nlght for tho police. nnd hey were glad when tlio town clock ollcd the hoiir ot twelvo, ^ there ifter tho red-eyo put In Its most ef ectlvo work, and those who had not loen raked in .soon went to sleop. 'act that Philndelphia to-day is one if tho grratost medical contres." Dr. Wlliiams's pluln talk. conilng ns t dld from a meniher of Bubcom lee, had Its effert. Hls colleiiguos wore [jreparlrig to voto down the plan when Mr. Mitchfell saitl that bocause of thc objeetion lu would wlthdrnw it. Therc was a wranglo as to when the clcctlor should ho held, hut to proveht fur thor nrgument tho meotlng arljourncd MAYOrTtilTS C0M?lTTEE Declarca ln Expense Accnunl Thal Nnllooti I'ledgo De.reuted lllni. Mavnr Cnrlton McCnrthy la clearly- o: iplnldn that the national plodge placed upoi ln.- munlclpal ballot after nll the entrlet liad been innrle and IhO Itioney put up wns repponslble for hls defeat for renomlnatlon :nd he rrcorded this oplnlon in tlio rccori yesterday. The Mayor ln hls expense nc fi iiut sets out that he spetu In dollnra anc conts $270. nnd that the plodge roferrccl t. oi st hlm the loss of tho nomlnutlon. llla characteriatlc nnd unlqua statemont I: ns follows: Lntranie fee pnlil Clty Democrntlo ioniinltlee (Htibhciiuenl lo whlch linyment nri uddltlonul pleclge was uddeil to Ihe tlcket und coat me the his-. or lioillinillion). 5150 01 liehl Aenilomj' nf Music; ono nlght.. 100 01 I'r. riitn rent Corcornn llull (onro) . 5 (II ( ariN for uae nt votlng plnces. 15 (M 5?,n in If llierc were nnv olher expensos 1 luivi I... Knowledge .,f liirni. E. R. Pullar, member-eleot to tho Corn con Councll from Mudlson Ward. holds th' bolt ot tho moinent. hlH expense beliiK great ei than nnv llled by hls fcllow-candtdntcj lt <-ost hhn $56 to hrenk ln. dlntrlbiitod a followa; Bntrance fee, $1".? enrds. $11.jn clrculni-a, $7.."0; dlsttlUutlng cards. ?3; hal rent. $2. Other slatements were: .lohn .r. L'yncll $?i.25: John A. Selph, $40.25; II. R. Pollnrii Jr . }ir,; c. E. Ktchards, $19; E. W. Mlnei H7.75. Chnrged With AnmmiII. r;eorge lllll nnd Thomaa Allen (colored \i?>ie arrested by Policomnn Nuckola yester day on tlio charge of assaultlng Edmutv ELECTIES1IE5 Episcopal Conprcrr.il ions I lavc Meetings on Easter Monday, in Accordaiicc With Custoin. OLD MEMBERS CHOSEN AGAIN Several Changcs in Lists Made Nc'ccssary by Death and Removat. Endlng thelr church year with lhc l'servanco nf Lent and tho celebratlon .,( Easter, Episcopal cb'ngregatlons have made lt n custoin on Easter Monday to dect vostrymen and generally to ont !ne thp ch'urch's work nnd polley ;for Iio eomlng year. Nearly evefy Epls :opal church In and around Rlchmond held Its meeting yesterday, nnd in enrly every Instanco re-elected the ien Who havo had charsr,. of tlic coti* gregatlon'a nffalrs during tho past wolve months. Death has made hanges necessary in some of the llsts. n several Instancos tlio ycstrles met at mee, elected thelr senior and junlor wnrden.s. thelr treasurer and rcglstrar, ind effectcd an lmmodtnte organl/.a ion for church worlt. St. Piuil'n Church?The Rev. P.obert W. Forsyth, rector. Vestry?Mr. B. Rtin. Wellford, senior wnrde.i; Dr. ieorgo Ross, Junlor warden; Wllllam I. Bcntley, reglster; Charles Daven port. trcasurer; Judge R. Carter Hcott,. Judgo Bc'njamln T. Crump, Messrs. B. B. .Mitnrord, John B. Young, John Carr Branch. Froderlek W. Scott, W. Frank Powers und E. Randolph Wllliams. Church of thc Holy Comfortcr?The Rev, John II. Dlckensoii, rector. Ves? try?Messrs. E. ,S. Ross, senior warde'i; W. M. Addlson. Junlor warden; Aylett P. Goddln. trcasurer; B. F. RtisV, reglster; .lames E. Tyler, .Ir., C. P. Smlth, A. D. \Vren, T. D. Mulomee, R. C. Salnsbury, George J. Preedley, Churles B. Cook and Dr, 1". W. Upshtir. I. .Miirk's Cliurcll?Thc Rev. T. C. Darst, rector: vestry. Messrs. S. T. Boverldge, senior warden; W. A. Sny dor, junlor warden; \<\ n. Beverldg/e, treasurer; W. T. Tyler. reglster; R. C. Carter. Hezeklah Harrls, Emmott Harrls, Powhainn Nash, O. W. Latlmor, A. Stariley Krntz, .lames L. Pattcrsou and John L. Eppa. Einiiinuiiel Church?Ilenrico county; lhc Rev. E. E. Osgood, rector; vestry, Messrs. Joseph Bryan, senior warden; T. Crawford Redd, junlor' warden; llan-y C, Beattlo, J. Stowart Brydn, Robert N. Cross, T. Cotosworth Plhck ncy. Edmiind D. Redd. John U. Lacltl, Wllliarh Ci Nbwman, Emmett A. Shep lierd, Wllllam EUIs Jones and Henry S, llarrison. Moiiuineiitiil Cliiiroh? The Rev. .Tai. W. Morris, D. D.. rector; vestry. Messrs. A. Riiftts Varhrough. Rlchnrd II. Meade, John M. Taylor. George C. Uob inson, Eewls C. Wllliams. Bcnjamiu B. Valeritin'e, Algornon S. Hurti Walter Chrlstlan, George W. Warren. Powhatan Breeden, Charles ir. AVatklns and John L. Wllliams. St. John's Clliircli?Thc: Rev. R. A. Goodwin, rector. Vestry ? Captain John h*. Jlayer. senior warden: Messrs. P. J. Craigie, junlor warden: J. D. Welsh, reglster; M. Thomas Musson, treasurer; Major B. F. Howard. G. G. Mlnor, George L. Ctirrlc., Wllllam S. Blankerishlp. R. E. Duvall, R. A. rJin coin. .lames T. Estes and Samuel Fiisehkorn. Ifoly Trlnlty Church?The Rev. J. J, Cruvatt. rector. Vestry?Colonel John W. Gordon. P. II. Baskorvllle, J. X. Eall. P. C. Mayo, W. Brydon Tonnant, Thomas Atklnson. E. D. T. Meyors, Ji\, E. A. Baughman', John F. Glenn, Chas. A. Crawford, A. P. Wilhur and John E. Mlnor. I'lirlstt Clmrch?The Rev. G. Otls Meade, rector. Vestry?Messrs. John S. Gregory, J. W. Williams. Charles C. Baughman, Thomas Poindoxter, Charlea II. Burton, Henry B. Taylor, .lames I,. Gregory, W. lt. Robelin. George W. Woodall, Joseph L. Williams, J. R. Day and Georgo II. Tuck. Eplplillliy Church, Btirton Ileights? The Rev. Wythe E. Klnsolving, rector. Vestry?Messrs. T. C. Rullln, senior warden; Garland B. Taylor, Junlor xvar don; A. F. Raglond. reglster; Thomas Atnistrong. treasurer: E. Lorralne Ruf tln, R. C. Colemiin. E. D. Smart, Georgo II. Bright, Thomas Armstrong. A. F. Ryland, Walter S. Dunn, Garland 1-1. Clarke. Charles A. Nesblt and O. M. Mooers. St. .Iiiiiio* Church?The Rev. W. Meade Clark, rector. Vestry?E. B. Addlson, senior warden; Boswcll Alsop, Junlor warde'i; .lames R. Gordon. treas? urer; .lames Cnskie, W. S. Gray, O. H. Eunsten, Murray McGuIre', S. W. Trav ers, I'reston Cocke, W. Mlnor Wood? ward. S. G. Wallace and Dr. John N. Upshur. STEPTOMUSICOF Hcnrico Prisoncrs Enlivcncd by Ragtimc Mclodics Produced by Crap-Shooters' Band. GOING AFTER THAT POWDER For Thirty Years Ncighbors Have Been Daily \Vaiting Ex plosion That Never Camc. Slncc the doparturo of Idn Owens and Virginia Boll, ' who for severai months sang perslstently If not tune fully many ballads, more or lcss pop ular, Henrlco jall had been wlthout its wonled sounds of merriment untll Sun? day, when a newly nc-iulred band of "hoboes" stepped. Into tho bfocch, Now tho inemory of tho dusky prlmu donnas wane's, nnd lato in the afternoon one may hear the stralns of u full orches tra grlndlng out thc most upproved ragtime. Tho ItiBtruments, thotigh prlmltlve ln the extrerne, aro there wlth the nolsc. Severai horns have been made of pa per, the jnll wall serves excellently as both b.iss and kettle rlrum. varlous dusky muslclans wblstlc mevrlly while two industrlous ones are on thc Job wlth tho tnevflnble "boncs," the most up-to-dato Instruments in the aggro gation. Tho name. most approprlately, is thc "Crap-sliooters' Band."' Mr. Garriett, the deputy slioriff. Is hlghly gratltled with the muslcal procllvltles of his prlsrtners, and declares that the band Is the "blg noise" In ,that part of town. Wnlutcd Tlilrly A'cnrs for Explonlon. Tho long talkcd-of powder-house, which tho cllizens of Henrlco declare has menaced thelr- llves for the lust thirty years or more', hus been scttled as far as .ludge Scott is conccrned. Thc only move now to be tnken ls that of shoveling the powder into thc rlver by Sherlff Kemp or one of hls Inlrepld doputles, whlch wili be at tempted ln a short timo. Back in the seventles. when powder was mariufactured in the county, this liouso was uscd as a slorage dopot, and when the company went out of exlstence it was abamloned. Enough of tho oxploslve was left ln lt to cause a conslderablc transfor of property should It explode. R. .1. Howe, the owncr of the prop? erty, llves In Baltlmorr, nnd, It is al leged, has pald no attention to lctters from tho nearby property owners or to orders from the court. ' I'nrents or Cblldrcn Suc. The suit Institutcd by tbe parents of Marla Doland and Loula Marottl, two llttlo glrls who were killed on the Chesapeake and Qhio Railway about two years ago, wili be heard thls mornlng. Damago is asked in the sum of $10,000 oacl). Previously $3,000 was allowed in each case, but the judgo sct the vordlct aslde and granted a new trlal. Tho plaintiffs are repre sented by Attorriey Edgar B. Engllsh. In tbe Courtm. tvy Wlndc'r (colored). fhed $2..ri0 by Magistrato Lowls yesterday mornlng as a trespasser, wlll also answer to the charges of stc'aling a shotgttn and some chlckcns. AVhen be entered tbe court room yesterday ho was Identlfled by PoIIceman Rogers as thc man he want ed on tho other charges. .lohn Thompson (colored). charged with having liroken Into a car at Glad sto-ne, Nolson county. was tnken by Chesapeake and Ohlo Detective .1. AV. Llght to Lovingston. tho county seat of Nelson county, whorc he wlll bo prosecuted. Llquor license was granted A. S. Krniillzky by .ludge Koott yesterday mornlng. ICrahitzky wili do buslness oi: the Vajley Road, In Henrico county, not far from tho Richmond Branch of the Loconiotive Works. Fiinucr Strlcken. AA'hile tlrivlng his wagon Saturday, Mr. .lohn Tinsley, seventy years old, a respected farmer of Henrlco county, suffered a stroke of paralysis. He was tnken home by frlends. Hls entirc loft slde is affected, and it is fenred that he wili not recover. Mr. Tinsloy llves near Glen Allen. He is marrietl and has ono chlld. A meeting in tlie i'-iterests of thc county schools wlll bo hold to-morro\\ nlght at theJ)eop Run Church. Super Intendent Jackson Davls wili presitle and an address wili be. made by Schoo Examlner E. H. Russoll. MILLIONS TO PAY SEKBOARD DEBTS Court Directs Issuancc of Rcceiv ership Ccrtificatcs for Big Stim of Moncy. IMPORTANT STEP IS TAKEN Application, Made by Ccrtain Creditors, and Action Takcn by Judgcs Yesterday. For the purpose of meeting certaln obllgntlons agalnst thc Seaboard Air Eine Railway, soon to fall due, .Itidges Prltchard and Waddlll, of the Unlted States Court, have dlrected the Issu anre of rocelvors' certllli:ntes to an amount ln excess of $3,000,000. Thc docrees are entored as of April 18, 1908. and the clerk ls dlrected to prepiirc the certlficates at tonce.' The nppllcatlon was mado by certaln creditors, and the Judgcs have had the matter under nd visement for Bevernl days. Tho style of the proceedlng Is the Seaboard Alr Llne Railway vs. the Contlnnntal Trust Company. trustee, and there nre two decroes. Thc certlficates constltuto a llen upon all tho property of tho com? pany now ln the control of tho recelv ers, nnd they will bear an interost rate of 6 per cent. The Usuance of these certlficates ls looked upon as an lmportant raovo affectlng tho affalrs of the company, nnd It Is helleved that they will 'be qulckly dlsposed of. Full Authorlty Glven. Tho docrees entered ln the case glve the rccelvers full nuthorlty to dlspose of the certlficates to the bost posslhle ndvantagc, but It Is specif Icnlly stated how the proceeds shall be appllcd. Tn one of tho docrees thc Metropolitan Llfe Insurance Company ls made the sole beneilclary, it being dlrected that to this company be paid $60,000 for In? terest, and $200,000 on nccount of the princlpal of a loan made to thc rall wny. Thc larger amount provided In thc other decreo ls to be expended for va rious purposes. rnnging In amount from $25,000 for "Rlchardson Creek Bridge " to $1,054,975 for "Interest due and to becotne due before .luly 2, 1908, underlvlng mntgages, Including inter? est paid April 1. 1908." The dlstrlbu tion made In this decree ls as foilows: Clnlnis linx-lnR stntutory IireferciH-o .5 402,002 PnjTiientu by recelvera on hceount of rar trimts, tnxeM, Interemt on mort gnges, trnlllc bnlnnce nnd *<i|tnlory Ilena . 0(11,070 35 Interest due und to liccome due before .luly 2, 100K, on nndertylnB inortgnge?, Including ln?crc*t pnld April I, I0O8. 1,054,1)73 00 Puj-ments on equlpment ngrecmentn mntnrlne before -luly 2, 1003. 577,418 7? I'.f ntnN nccrned prlor to reeelvershlii . 0.443 75 Soten nnd lionds Hcenreil by termlnnl* cto. 44.000 00 Suiiis paynble on com plctinn of Jnckaonrllle xhops, npproxlmately. . . . 134.S74 Illchnrilson Creek bridge.. 25,000 00 Totnl .*3,303,35t 31 Order of Court. Thc order concernlng payment of Interest nnd princlpal to the Metro? politan Llfe Insurance Company is as follows; "lt is further adjudged and decreed that tho receivcrs be authorl/.ed to negotlate. sell, isue nnd dellver sald certlficates or so many thereof ns they may deem necessary, elther at par or if found to be necessary in order to dlspose of them at a discount not ex ceeding 3 per cent., and to apply thc proceeds thereof to pay the Metropoli? tan Llfe Insurance Company the In? terest now duo, ainountlng to $00,000. and the sum of $200,000 on account of thc princlpal of the loan made by sald insurance company to the railway re l'erred to in sald pctltlon hercin." ANIMAL SHOW ENJ0INED Judne Wnddlll Issues Itc'st rainlng Order Agalnst I'ornri. Upon a petltlon Oled by I.onorn llolllx, of Mlssourl. Judge Bdmund Waddlll, .Ir., of tlu: t'nlterl Staton Court. yesterday lastied n rulo agalnst the Bostoek-Fcrarl Carnlval Company, clttng lt to appear and show cause ivliv lt should not he enjolned front remov in^' any nf Its property or eftects out of the jiirlsdictlon of hla court untll further ordora. The company appeared by eounsel und atked that tho niatlor bc contlnucd. Judge Waddlll entered an order cnlarglng the re strnlnlnpr order, so as to carry tho matter over untll May 4th. 1 ho proceedlng nrlses oul of a judgment for $20,000. whlch was ohtnlned agnlnst the company in the Htnte of Mlssourl. and which tho plalntlff seeks to onforoo here. THOUSANDS SPEND EASTER MONDAY IN WOODS AND PARKS Poor Children Enjoy lloliday Romp, Playing'Games and Eating Many Good Things. Bencath a brllllant sky, which gavo I more than usual promlseof tlto warmtli i of the coming sumtner, lOaster Monday ' was celebratcil in Richmond as a care | freio hoilday, in whlch all klnds and ! condltioiig of people look their part; Thousands ul children, conflnccl through I the wintor months ln tho four walls j >>i u schoolroom. and as large a iium ber of mon und womon, whorii busl I 11.'-- condlttoiis and dutles keop even more closcly wlthln doors, found an occaslon for r'est and recreatlon, for getting out to tho llelds iiiul parks un del thc bluo sky. away from thc iio|se and grlme of the dust-laden clty to : broatho in ihe alr laden wlth thc fru grai)Qo of tho buddlng sprlng. Thc solpuiii l.eiiten perlod passcd, wlth iis dutles nnd clevoilons, the day I was to many an occaslon for mcrry l inttklng and frollc. \n school clili Uroti bad b low hotira of freedom to I f. How thelr tastea Into pursults of I thoir own ehooslng, nnd many re , Ui'rned lo the very hnnrt of naturo i? iidc tlie hank of boiuo rapld llowlng '-! atream, iakiiig rations and bail for n j days jouriiey. i| Ijxoiltia to Cininiiv. FrOIll Ihe oarly inoriilig the, cxodllfl . I toward the opon country waa contiti ; uoua. As is usual in Itlchniond, th,' ?'street sprlnkllng companles do noi ga\ ? I Into o|H iiilhiii untll al'ler tho>_Q montht .! when the dusi nutsanco ls ut us Uelght i and 'o tiiicie who romaliiet) ln ihe cltj r the olouda of dtrt, drlvoM by a Htli'i "; souttiurn wln.il, proved uimust hiinii , i lng. a walk ui' even a few blooka be I [ grlmlng both clothos and po'raon. ,?'. llcuvy tialiiliinds pf pooplo wen 5 forth on c.siursions, a Targa cruwd ac \< v S^^sifcifil T? ,? #r/jf0;1^i$? >>*?, , iSS_^isr ,u; .?^a?^ .-'.' .'J--'-: $ 'H XN VGON l.OVDS OF CHII.OHKN STAUTING ON THEIR OCTIXC. TO FQIt'RKT 1.11,1. PAHK YESTBRDAY MOUNING, CAPTAIN FOWI.RIl STANDING AT iieao o f i.ixi:, I coinpanyln'g Mrs. Glll ou ihe u.nnua| pllgrlmnge o( tho Malo Orphiin A-Yluiu to Wnshlngton?a crowil i> whlch niauy n blushlng coupio wlll return a^ one. | To W'iiliitiiislnirg went a large party o? people, under tlie ausplces of tho Petei' kin Gulld of st. .i.-iines Church. The day wns devoted u> vlsits to the placca of inlerest ln tho old town und ln- a. croBs-country drlvo. to .Tamoatown [slund, whero the aftornoon waa spent among tho hlstorh- rulis. Mosl of the maiitifucliiring platlts of tlto clty were closQd, tMld niauy linsinoss liousca made of the ovont elther u wholo ur a lialf-hollday. To the llb orated clorks and oparatlvos, llshlng proved the ocaupa't.l'tJn mosl, ln ltecp Ing wlth llic hnsy spring duy, aiul tho baiihs of thc liiwci- .Iniues Hlver, l-'all Ing t'reik und the ciilcknhonilny woro llneii wlth uiflcrs. But llttlo work was done by thosc , whu stuck II out tlirongh Ihu morn ! ing, and by mltlduy tlto maiorily of tho I woikers had yieldod lo tho call of the wild or to tho atlraetlons oC lli'o open? ing gamo ol' tho I'bgular busoball sea? son, which about 10,000 people wlt nessed. Outlnis for Poor Cblldrcn. Shrleklng wlth laughter nnd tiub bllng over wlth dellghl at tbe unusual ple'asure, 160 chlldron ?f Hio poorer classcs wont on the Sulvalion Army picnlu to r'orost lllll I'ark. enjoying the day ln tho opon alr and breatblng vlgor und hoaltli for many weeka to riillle. A Ibng llno of blg WligoiiH baul.sl tlm slnglng, chcerlng l&ada to and from tha park. tho start liolng made from tho Knlvntion Army Hall, al Scvontlj \?\\d liruud SlrccUi. ivlnd frlends had conirlbuteil an iibiuulanco of luncb for ovoiybody. and wlth Uic wcalth of good Iblngs to ent thero wtis onough for all and to sparo, ln addlllon lo the prlyatle uontrlbutiana tho A'lrglnla Baklng Company sent ln boxos of j cruckors nnd eakes for tho whole I party, I In thc bright sunshlne of ihe spring | day, the trlp was a tremendous success j from Htart to linlsli, many growu ilrinnds atcoiiipniiying the clilldreu to I aItl 111 thelr gamos, and hoth young land old onjoylng every momont of tho time, Cuptnln b'uwler, of thc Salvatlon I Army. was most. eiilliuslastlc over the vcault of tho plcnlc for Uie poor ohil-. llren, and was loud In hls pralse of | Mrs. I'\ \V. Paniier, "of No, 100? West Kiauklln Street, who waa thc orlglnK tor of tl)o idoa and who worked lianl I ihroughout thc day to glvc thc llttlo people ihn tlme of thelr llvos. Baschall games for thc hoys and approprlate sports for the. glrts made the mornlng pass quloltly and httpplly, and after tho early lunch thoro was a grand Easter-hunt. twenty-llvn dozeii eggs havlng been hidcien away ln the recosses of Forest Hill Park, to be rooted out. by the brlght cyes of the chlldren. At 3 o'clock In tlio afternoon Captaln Fowler led t'je party ln a salvit-tiou ivmetlntf. ln which all ,unlted, twonty or more of the chlldren not now lu any Sundny school volunteoring to joln a regular class to be held l:i tho arniy hnll each Sunilay. Tlred t'.nd happy, tho chlldren came huck to tho clty jtlst before suiulown. at'tor a day which will reniulii a red iutlor oectislou lu thc lives of iiuiny of thc small folk present. Holeproof Sox? The kind you buy with a six months' guarantee?are for sale by the (QafiA MATRIMONIAL EXPRESS CARRIED GREAT CROWD Mrs. Gill and 600 Charges. Now in W.ashington-Sev eral Brides Among the Number. HURLINO a paokage of rlcc agalnst thc slde of one of the ten coaches, as Mrs. Gill's cx ctirslon pullod out from Broad and Ilancock Streets yester? day mornlng for Washlngton, t frocklcd-fnco "boy with a falsetto screntn of "Good-by. you merry wldows," brought an nnswerlng rlng from thc crowd on board. A tnoment later he flung a dllapldated shoe. It struck thc end ot a lunch box.- held by a man on the car stops, and out of Its fullnesg came thc. lcg of a chlcken and a musliy chunk at P'e. Brushlng away tho sand. a little negro bcgan opernte upon the. former. grlnnlng all the tlme. Much Mntrlnionlnl Gosslp. Matrimonlal talk wns In thc soft and gushing nlr as the special slowly start ed ori Its way. lt was twonty mlnutes lute In leavlng. but Enginecr W. W. .Inmcs, at the Cupld throttle, made the loss up carly ln thc Journoy. the pas sengers?about C00 In all?storming the nntlonal capltal wlthout mishap or ffurry. Dispatchos last night from V.'asliington showed that marrlagt Hcerises had been Issued to several couples. with many of the preclncts still mlsslng at 1 o'clock this morn ing. Mrs. Glll reached tho startlng polnt nt an carly hour. Therc, werc only elght coaches on the slding. Qffl cials of the Richmond, Frederlcksburg J S OUT IS 1 Watchcd by Powerless Crowd, Willie Martin, of Fulton, Meets Death in River. Before a crowd of over a lmndred people, powerless to savc hlm, Willie ' Martin. thc nineteen-ycar-old son of John P. Martin. of No. 520 Nlcholson Street, was drowned in thc James River, two miles l.elow the clty, yester? day afternoon. Hls four compnnlons? Stitart Whltlock, Percy McCahe, Tom Martin and Aubrcy Butler?werc rcs cticd by Wllllam Gotwnld, who rowed to them from shore. The young men had gonc lishlng, not wjthstandlng the roughncaa of tho water. Havlng small luck. they llnally drew up anchor and startcd to lund, when the boat shipped a lot of water ar.d liegan to\sink. All Jurriped out, but young Martin failed ln his attempt to grasp the slde of thc boat. Ile went down with arnis upstretched, but nppearcd np morc to view. It is supposcd that he was en tangled in thc llslting tackle. Several naptha launches und row boats went to hls rescue. but as he never returned to the surface thelr efforL was futlle. The body wns flnally recovereel by W. B. Christlan, Joe Welsh and Ross Mnnn. It was found at thc same spot whero it wont down. Coroner Taylor viowed tho remuins, but an lnqucst was not necessary. These Get Married AVASIIIXGTON, D. C, AprlJ 20_ Folbmliig Ir a llnt of Vlrjclnlfi cou plm vredilcil In the Dlntrlct of Co Iiinibln to-ilny: t'nrrlc L. Illekn, n_cd tirrnly rlelit, nnd KiiRrnr AV. Mrrrj-nmn. nitiMl twrn?y-cl_bt t both of BalU ton, hy Rev. S. H. firefne. Luellr AV. Ilrooklne, aged liifnly tvrn, nnd Rlrhnru !?". Fuanell, n?rd tlilrtj-nlnci both of Henrlco county, by llcv. S. II. Grccnc. Itnnn Dccit, nnfd thlrty-four, and Frnnk flrlck, nged thlrty-nlnei both of Klcliuioud, hy lier. J. B. Me Lougblln. Mnry Lee Nlrrly. iignl nlneteen, nnd II. Tllden rillllliina. n_rd tvren ty-rlgliti both of Alleghnnr county, by Rev. Illchnrd P. AVIIIIatnn. Knt hitrlnr Klrktrond. ncril forly frnir. nnd .lohn C. MeKlnlcy. nged forty-flvct bolh of lllcliiuond, by R?-v. YVIlllnm T. Rumiell. Mlnnlr T. IIIkkIiih, ngrd clKhtcrn, nnd TlininiiN J. Ifiirnt, ngrd liunlj trro) bolh of Portnnioutb, by Rev. J. 1>. Mnrr. and Potomao Rallroad saw that more space was neoded, and two ndditlonal i-ar.s were qulekly shlfted In and (julek ly fllled. I-'emalcs prpilomlnatcd. wlth a barc sprlnkllnp of klds. "I iinve heard of only one pair that wlll wed," sald Mrs. Glll. as she shook wlth laughter. "You roporters havo wrltten so much about It that I can not hear anything cxc< pt love-makltig However, It ls vory bcautiful." Armril AA'lth I.unt-h lioxes. But around and about there were many shcepy faces. Two young glrla. who arrlved late, were drcamy-llke ln bluf. One wore an Allce creatlon; the other was resplcndent in a blouse affair of navy blue. They carrlod Kaster lilies and a box of food. thc latter detracting from thc romantlc effect. They were Jolned by a couplc of young sports. one carrylng a to!? sropc just large enough for a tootb brush and a half plnt of snrsaparllla. There wore some trunks in tho bag gnge car. however. and these may have conccaled travollng gowns and thlngs. Conductor 11. C. King was ln charge. Ho was cool. His ono alm was to se? that overybody had a seat. and that overything was orderly; beyond that he had no jurisdiction. Mrs. Glll was the general inanagor, tbe chaperon. She surveyed thc crowd and wondered. Then she hud a flnal word wlth the tlcket man lt looked llko a profitable trlp. Notwlthstanding the fact that Mrs. Glll had made all food and lodglng arrangoments in AVashlngton, practi cally every passcnger lugged a pack age" of things to eat. Bocausc of Its slze, the sboc box has long been re cgnlzed as thc standard lunch con veyance. Many of them were east asido before tho train reached tho Po tomac. The number seemed to upset tho theory that lt was a matrimonlal special, clsc it gavc the 11c to thc old boliof that lovera never eat. Some AmiiMlng Scencn. AVhen an old man ambled up ho was halled from all sldes. "Going away to wed, grandpaV" be was askod. "Not for mine," waa the roply. "I have oight llvlng chlllun, and the baby is going on twenty-throc. Two of them aro inslde, and I gucss I'll have to fc-ed a pair of sons-in-law to-morrow." An cldcrly woman came along at the same momont, tugglng a falrly good-looklng glrl by tho arm. "Now don't you have any of that foolish ness," she suld by way uf admonitlon. "You aro only olghtoen. Oh, I know you say Bobbv isn't going. Don't you daro got married and have your pic tu'ro in the papers. I hate that sort of thlng." Tho girl frowned, and said she de spised Bobby, but.Just then she caught a gllmpse of him cllmblng on the steps from tho opposite slde. She tel egraphed wlth lier eyos. Bobby made a sign. crossed his heart. Tho mother wavod lior band as tho traln pulled otlt, f, Bobby, at that moment, holdlng dotrfl another seat for hls Dulclaha. They wlll wed to-day. "Somo people think 1 run this traln in tho Intcrest of tho AVashlngton preachors." sald Mrs. Glll. "but It is for charlty, and the Malo Orphan Asylum receives the prolits. lt ls a delightful outlng. A\'e wlll stay ln AVashlngton untll AA'ednesday evening. gettlng back here at 10 o'clock that nlght. See what a nlco, nule't crowd we have. If any of my childron shake off single blessedness I shall bless them, hoping, too, that the old folks wlll bless them agaln when they como back." In AA'nsblngton. ?From AA'ashlngton last nlght came the followlng: "The traln from Richmond arrlved this afternoon shortly after 21 o'clock. Tho largo body of excursionlsts, num berlng about r>00 mon and women and chil'dren, at once sought quarters in hotelB nnd boardlng-houses, and then turned out to en.loy tbotnsolves. Mrs. Glll has hor hoadciuartors at the Dun barlon. "As usual tho marrlago olerk at the Dlstrlct bulldlng had to get husy soon after tho traln reached town, and a number of llcenses were issued. ln many cases tho mlnlster whom the young people deslrod to oCflclate had iieen notlflad-ln ndvance, but ln some inslances thero was dolay in securlng tho clorgyman, aiyl the ceremony was postpontul an houi' or two." Dnzpn t'uught nt ( rap. Kergeuiit-Krnfi nnd Pollccman C.'iHfton lu-ftrd 'lo- unfulllng cry of thc ahooiar o| crups n.s thny passurt Iho Klondlke ?alooa ycKlordiiv ufternoon. ln thc reur thny cuugltt nn even dozen, who, afior IwyIiuj imliiln-il Biiffielmilly, nvrc roudy to play th* laflcrnoou und nifiht away.