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LILLEY ON BRILL (Contlnued From Flrst age.l letter from Mr. Goff and a copy of the r.ply, and the question ns to whether thn productlon of tKe other letters wlll be requlred -wlll he passed upon by the commlttee later. Tlie commlttee hnd In lts possesslon tx cllpplng from the Brldgeport, Conii,, fitandftrd of March 25th, saylng that lt ?was reported around the corrldors of the Capltol that Mes.rs. Bouteli. Olm st.d, Rothermel and Rodcnherg hnd left AA'ashlngton the day before for N_w London (Mr. Lllley belng there at the tlme) for the purpose of bringing pdlltlcftl influence lo berfr upoi Mr. Lllley to stop the submarine Investiga? tion. Of the four persons mentioned, Mr. Bouteli and Mr. Olm-ted nre members of the commlttee, and Messrs. Rother? mel nnd Rodcnherg are members of thfe Houae. A telegram wa? also In possesslon of the commlttee, dated March 24th, sent lo Mr. Lllley on a traln retumlng from Co-inectleut by hls private secretary, statlng thnt thes* four Congressman . had bought tickets for New London on the 4 o'clock traln. , Mr. Bouteli sald he would like to know the authorlty of .Alr. AA'ebster for thls telegram. Mr. Olmsted had left on that day for Harrisburg, and he had gone to eprlngfleld. llls.. to attend the State convention. Mr. AA'ebster replled that hls Informatlon had heen furni-hed hlm by two correspondents of Connec? tlcut newspapers. Slgned Lotter "Smlth."' Mr. AA'ebster also admitted thnt hc had wrltten a letter to State Senator Frank Edlnborough at Bay City. Mich., ftsltlng for Informatlon ns to any can? didates that had run agalnst Congress man Loud two years ago. Mr. AA'ebster ciid he hnd slgned the name of .*-inlth to thls letter. Mr. AA'ebster snld Mr. Lilley did net care to wrlte for the Informatlon <lu slr*d. so he (AA:ebster1 orlglnated the scheme of wrltlng the letter. Ho hey.r recelved n reply. Mr. Lllley, hc sald. was not informed of thls occurri-nce untll lnst Sunday nlght. Durlng the day a letter from Jlr. Lllley to Secretary Metcalf in tho in? terest of the Lake Compnny was rco.I In this communlcation Mr. Lllley re? ferred to Congressman Roberts, ot MasMchusetts, saylng: "Among .'?? well-m.anlng memlt..rs of Congre-is the Lake people have more frlends ho ? cause they have never omploycd Mi. methods of tho Holland type. people. lt U well known that the company Mr. Roberts appears to repres.nt is il.'ng more to-day ln the employment <>f qtiestionable methods to intlmldate ni-n.bers of Congress and the Navai Commlttee than all other corporatlons in the Unlted States." ILLINOIS VOTES TO (Contlnued From Flrs*. Page.) E~C.~Duncan~for~reappolntment as na? tional commltieeman from North Caro "avIIIIs G. Briggs. of Raleigh, and J C fltnncil. of Johnston county, we.*e named as delegates to the national convention. and J. C. Matthews. of Nash. and P. H. Hatch, of Franklln, as alt-rnates. _ _.,_._, The nomlnation of a candldate for Congress was left untll after the na? tional convention. J. W. Atwater. of Chathani. former? ly Popullst-Democratlc Congressman from thls dlstrlet. took part ln the convention and pledged hls best ef? forts. _ Not Support Ofllcc-Holtlcrs. ISpecial to The Tlmc--Dli*patcli.] HENDERSON. N. C, Aprll 23.?A'ance County Republican Convention. held at the court-house, adopted a resolutlon, with but one dlsscntitig vote, Instruct Ing the delegates to the' State conven? tion to vote for no delegate to Chlcago convention who is an offlce-holder. The delegates, both State and congressionai, ?ere elected. / ..News Gathered From Southside.. / Notwlthstandlng tho atrenuous effort to organize a business men's assocla? tion ln thls clty, tho Manchester pro fetslonal men nnrl citizens feobly re? sponded to the call, nnd at the meetlng whlch was held yesterday afternoon ln Fraternal Hall, thero was not more than a "corporal's guard" present. The leaders ln the movement, while vory much ,dlscourag-ed, have not glven up hope, a'hd though not n sufflclent number were on hand to perfect tho organlzatlon, a' temporary associatlon v.-a? formed, wlth Professor Hokc, of the Hlgh School, as temporary chalr? man and C, O'B. Cowardln temporary secretary. , Progrosslve business men nnd cltl zens who hold the Interest of the clty close to heart were In attendance, but there was llttle they could do. Owing, however, to the determlnatlon of the citizens who attended, tho matter will not be nllowod to drop, and al? ready the temporary organlzatlon has appolnted a conimltteo, conslstlng of Professor Hoke. Mr. Cowardln and John Moore, to send out Invltatlons to tho business and professlonal men of the clty to meet nt Fraternal Hall Monday night at 8 o'clock, nnd to finally declde whether tho business men nnd citizens generally wish to form an organlzatlon. "I cannot understand the falluro of the business men to respond to the mcetlng." sald a prominent cltlzen last nlght, "especially after so many had expressed theniKolves as henrtlly ln favor of tho plan, and had avowed thelt* Intentlon of belng present when the meetlng wns called." Another gentleman ' who was nt the meetlng expressed hlmself last nlght as "greatly surprised." "A number of prominent men whom T have seen slnce the meetlng." he sald, "declare that it sllpped thelr memory, while others clalm they could not come, but In my oplnlon thls shows lack of Interest In tho clty's affairs." Three Answer for (Jninbllng. When court convened yesterday mornlng only three out of the slx mon charged wlth gambllng for whom caplases had been Issued. appeared. Thoy were required to glve bond ln the sum of $500 each for thelr appear? ance in court on the first day of the MR, BRYCE TELLS OE SCHOOL NEEDS (Continued Krom First Page.)^ but there are other things which you in this favored land havo a rlght to expect. You deslre to have men whose wisdom and sklll flt them for tlie work. now far moro dlfflcult. than lt ever was before, of ndniinlstoring the government of thls glguntlc republlc and of the States that cornpose it. Vou desire to adorn that republlc wlth the glorles of llterature. and sclenco nnd art. For thls purpose you must have not onlv schools, but unlversltles also. There are plenty of unlversltles ln the North. and many excellent ones; but vou aro entlrely right in deslrlng to have plentv of colleges and univcrsi tlea here also and to Improvc still fur? ther those which you have. Jojner nntl Eggleston. The afternoon was givcn over to meetlngs of the State delegations. A meeting of superlntendents occu? pied the attentlon of the conferenco thls mornlng. Superlntendent J. V. Joyner, of North Carolina, presided and in hls address said the movement for Southern educatlon has been em phasized in recent years; the need of high schools, more educatlonal funds, better training and better pay for teachers and more adequate supervlsion belng apparent. Thc superlntendent dwelt upon progress made along these llnes. Superlntendent J. D. Eggleston, of Vlrglnla, told of the new hlgh school system of hls State, which is only just belng appreclatod. Superlntendent O. B. Martin, of South Carolina, dlscussed school funds. John H. Hlnemon, presl? dent of Henderson College, Arkansas, May term. Tho men who appeared wero Day, Wooldrlgc and Baughan, but beforo tho day waa over Offlcer Smith had arrested Tatuni, and hc, too, wan balled ln' the samo sum. Tntum de? clared he dld, not know he had to come to court,' and sald he had never run a gambllng house In the clty. What has become of Hastlngs and Danlels Is not known, but It ls sald hy the authorities lhat they have left town, as no traco of them can bo found, though n thorottgh Bearch has been tnflde, "It Is practlcally an assured fact that there wlll be no moro poker playlng ln Manchestcr for some tlmo to come," snld one versed ln tho ways of tho crnft last nlght. Itlcliurdson Coiivlcjfed. The Jury slttltig ln tho case of Wil? llam Richardson, colored, charged wlth larceny, returned a verdlct of gullty In the Corporation Court yesterday, and the court flxod Ihe punishment at four months in Jail. Wlllis C. Pnlllam wns attorney for the accused, and lt was largely due to the strong plea which he mado that tho prlsoner got such a light sentence. Hattle Wood. also colored. was ac? quitted of felony, vlz., carvlng her hus? band, ns there wero no wltnesses tn the caso ancl the man would not testlfy against her. Garnett Walter pleaded gullty to tlio charge of nonsupport, and was put un? der bond, The case against George Clay, charg? ed wlth shooting Laudonla Davls, wlll bo tried to-day. "Jack <he Smnslier" Here. That a "Jack the Sniasher" Is at work In thls clty Is becomlng evldent. for twlco recently durlng the early hours of tho mornlng somo one hai broken lnrge plate glass wlndows, and nelther tlmo has anything of valuo beon taken. Tho flrst occurred about a week ago, and somo time durlng tho early mornlng yesterday the second smashlng took place, thls tlmo nt the store of S. & 11. Levy, 1433 llull Street. Though a window vnlued at $10 wns destroyed, tho only goods taken wero two palrs of shoes and a palr of sus pendern. The method used is a novel one, spoke of general school progross In hls State. Spcaklng of the educatlonal progress In Vlrglnla, Superlntendeit .Eggleston showed what ls belng dono on hlstor? lcal war sltes. Ho sald: "The ti.*?t bat? tle ln January last was for a Stute normal. Thls went to Fredericksburg. also hlstorlc ln warfare. Now Manas sas comes forward wlth an offer of $?.'5,000 nnd fifteen acres of land to se? cure thls approprlatlon. Historic Ap? pomattox has ralsod $5;000, and wlll erect a buildlng worth $10,000. Upon the hloody field of Fredericksburg a Stato normal and Industrial school is to he erected, and upon the battle ground of Mnnassas a splendid Indus? trial school Is planned. Within a stone's throw of where the match'ess Lee surrendered to tho magnunimous Grant a temple of chlldhood wlll be bullt." ' Indlcating impatleice at polltical de? lay, .Suporintendent lCggleston contin? ued: "We aro antlcipatlng tho Davls agrlcultural bill, whicli ls destined to do much good to our people. if Speaker Cannon and the Agrlcultural Commit? tee of Congres wlll only get out of the way and let the measure pass." 0BITUARY Mrs. Mnrtlm f,. Brnnch. Mrs. Martha L. Branch, widow of Mr. James R. Branch, dled shortly before 11 o'clock yesterday mornlng at her home, No. 014 West Franklln Street, In tho seventy-scventli year of her age. Born on June 19, 1S31, in Petersburg, Mrs. Branch wns the. daughter of Dr. W. A. Patteson. who marrled Mlss Anne Harris. Mr. and Mrs. Branch llved ln Petersburg untll after the war, when they moved to Richmond, and tlie members of the Branch famlly tho culprlt uslng a brlclt heavlly wrap potl ln wet paper. ln thls wny thn sound of tho brcnklng glass Is dulled. The pollco nre on tho lookout for tho man who does tlio Avork. < innni-iH. ilicuf on .liiue 12th. At a meetlng ot the School Board last nlght, at whlch many matters of Impor? tance wero dlscussed, it was declded lo havo tho Hlgh School conimence men,t exercises on .lune 12th. The cla_s exercises avIII bc held lli the morning and the conimencoment proper that nlght. Professor Moke is particularly gi'ittlfleil at tho work of the students tlila ycar, nnd hopes for a suecessful conimeuccnient. At the debate under the atisplces ol the Hlgh School Llterary Society, to bc glven thl.i ovenlng, tho following subjects wlll bo dlscussod: 1. "Ro&olved, That the Influence of the edltor ls greater than that of tho orator." Afflrmatlve?.lames AA'alker, Edward Dunford and Harry Bear. Neg? atlve?Helen Morrlssetto, Aubrey Belch er and Arthur Bellwood. 2. "Resolved, That the English Par? llament was not Justlfled In lts treat? ment of Charles I." Afflrmatlve?Ellz? abeth Dcnnls, Irma Thomas and Hattlo ParkIn8on. Negatlve?Estello Turner, Lucy Brat and Ellzabeth Fry. 1'iTSiiniil nnd Orlrfs. Thoso ln charge of the movement to builtl an Eplscopal church at Forest Hlll have secured a large and attractlve lot, and havo declded to erect a build? lng of brlck nnd stone Instead of a frame buildlng, as was at lirst contem plated. A large sum has boen secured, and work wlll begln shortly. The local chapter of Brotherhood of Rnllway Trninmon hold a nieetlng last nlght. Landon P. Jones, of Burkevllle, for? merly of thls city, is reglstered at the Lafayetto Houso. The Street Commlttee has been called to meet to-morrow afiernoon nt 4 o'clock at Soventeenth and Decatur Streets. Post-Offlce Inspector Morton. uf Staunton, who Is ln the city on offlclal business, Is reglstered at tho Lafay? etto House. All persons who have not pald thelr capltatlon tax must do so by Mny 2d. in order to vote at the Juno election. became actlvely identlfled wlth the business Interests of tho clty. On July 2, 1869. Mr. Branch was killed bv the collapsc of tho bridgc on A'auxall'a Island. Mrs. Branch hart heen In Ul health for about two years before her death. bho bore her sutfering with a great deal of rortltiiclo, und her death was calm nnd peaceful. She was a great charity worker aml was for many years one of the most falthful and beloved members of st. Paul's Church. ror some tlme she was presldent of fat. Paul's Churcii Home, and was also vlce-presldent of the Hollvwoocl Me niorial Association. feho leaves five children?Mrs. George McAdams, Mrs. Anne B. Cabell, Mrs. E. H. Bowlc, Mrs. Boverly B. Munford and Colonel James R. Branch, of New York. Tho funeral services wlll be con? ducted from the resldence, No. 1)14 AVest Grace Street, thls afternoon at 5 o dock by the Rev. Robert AV. lorsyth, the rectoj: of st. Paul's Church asslsted hy the Rev. J. J. Gravatt; Th. Interment wlll bo mado In the Branch section ln Hollywood. Following ln a list of those who will act as nallbear ers: Colonel Thomas B. McAdams, Robert G. Cabell, James Branch Cabell. AV. Russell Bowie, Molvllle Branch, H Gortwin Boykln, Blah* _-egram, Thomas McCaw. Mrs. Anule T. Schafer. Mrs. Annle T. Schafer dled' at the home of her mother, Mrs. __ella Morltz, No. 1931 Short P Street, yesterday eve? ning at 8:50 o'clock. Arrangoments for the funeral services have not yet been made. Frcderlck Joseph Mallor. Mr. Frederlck Joseph Malloy dled yesterday at Old Point. The Inter? ment will lake place in Rlchmond, tho body arrivlng here thls morning. The funeral arrangements wlll be an? nounced later. Mrs. S. R. .Vlnahorrovr. [Spaclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] FRONT ROYAL, VA.. April 23.?Mrs. o. B. AA'Insborrow, wife of Sam R. Practicing fhe* GrocerS Wink <?and isn't it worth 'winlang for when you get?? Well wink at the grocer and learn. Read It Before You Eat It ?-__*?_____**??'*?'*_? ?AMMMMli The Inside Construction IsWhat Counts Facts About Workmanship A garment to fit properly and possess style must be made properly. Our knowledge of how to make a garment and cut it in up-to-date style has been the winning factor of our suc? cess, ancl is why WE MAKE MORE CLOTHES THAN ANY TEN TAILORS IN VIRGINIA COMBINED We are the originators, not imitators, of low prices. Wc don't promise so-callcd values, but give them. Our wholcsale methods of buying for our many stores in thc principal cities gives our customers the advantage of buying from us. SUIT TO $17.00 NO MORE MEASURE *p JL f ?\J\J NO LESS The same in fit, style, workmanship and material. What others charge from $30 to $40 for. All Garments Made on the Premises gives you a further assurance that your garments are properly made. We don't send our work to Baltimore or New York sweatshops, but make them right in our store and building, under the personal direction of our head designer and a large corps of skilled tailors and cutters. Come and see our tailors at work, and cxamine our workmanship and materials, and you will Pay Less and Dress Better A thousand styles at a single price. Be your own salesman. Select anything you want. We have cverything that is new in woolen weaving. No Better Clothes than Ours at Any Price DOUGLAS, Tdlors Open Evenings * 812 East Main Street WInsborrow, a prominent firmer of thls county, dled thls afternoon from stomach trouble, aged about slxty. She ls survlved by her husband. Jacob V. Carer. [Roflclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] NORFOLK, VA? April 23.?Jacob V. Carey, aged slxty-four years, died last nlght at hls residence, No. 154 Holt Street, after a brief Illness. He was a well known cltlzen. The funoral oc? curred thls afternoon at 4 o'clock from the Church of Chrlst. ' LINEVITCH IS DEAD Was SucccBRor of Iviiropntkln as Com msnil.r of Russian Forces* *-!*"?*. GENERAL LINEVITCH. ST. PETERSBURG, Aprll 23?Lieu tenant-General Llnevitch, atde de camp to Emperor Nlcholas and commander of tho First Manchurian Army, dled of ~ MARRIAGES HOUSTON?PRICE_Marrled. at noon on Thursday, the 23d Aprll, 1908, at St. Paul's Church, by the Rov. Rob? ert XV. Forsyth, CHARLES' FRED ERICK HOUSTON, of Covlngton, Ky? and ELIZABETH PRICE, daughter of the late Thomas R. and Lizzle Trlplett Prlce. < DEATHS TINSLEY.?-Dled. Aprll 23d. near Glen Allen, Va., JOHN T. TINSLEY. He leaves a wife and .one daughter to lnourn their loss. Jftr. Tlneley was ln the slxty-slxth year of hls age, Funeral from the resldence THIS (Frlday) AFTERNOON at 8 o'clock. BRANCH_Entered Into rest at 10:45 A. M., Aprll 23, 1908, at her resl? dence, 914 West Franklln Streot, Mrs. JAMES R. BRANCH, in the eeventy eeventh year of her age. The funeral services wlll *be con? ducted from tho houso THIS (Frlday) AFTERNOON at 5 o'clock. ?MALLOY.?Dlod, Aprll 23. 1908. nt Old Polnt, Va., FRBPERICK .IOSI.1'11 MALLOY, llls romalns wlll arrlve ln the clty to-day, , Funeral notice later. 1 SCHAFER.?Dled, at the resldence ol her mother, Mrs. Zella Morltz, 1931 ShortP Street, at 8;50 yesterday eve* nlnr, Mra. ANNIE T. 6CHAFJBR. ffjoaci-aJ iii-Uii. .later FOR A LIM1TED TIME YOU WILL FIND PENNIES IN EVERY PACKAGE OF MAMMY'S EXTRACTS. ONE CENT in 10c Packages A Liberal Offer for Thrifty Housekeepers THREE CENTS in 25c Packages If Your Dealer is Out of Stock, Phone Ua 478 CHRISTIAN BROTHERS COMPANY, Manufacturing Chemiata Richmond, Virginia pneumonla to-nlght. He had been 111 for a little over a week. General Llnevltch wns slxty-eight years of age. He was flghtlng in the Caucasus when he was twenty-one and took part ln the Russo-Turklsh AA'ar of 1877-'78. He was prominent in the rellef of the legatlons at Pekln, suc ceedlng Admiral Alexieff In command of the Russian troops in August, 1905. For a time in 1904 General Llnevltch was Governor-General of the Amur Terrltory, but later assumcd command of the Russian forces at Vladlvostolc under VIc.eroy Alexieff. He assumert command of the Flrst Manchuyian Army, N'ovember 14, 1904, replaclng General Kuropatkin as commander-tn chlef of the Russian forces on March 17, 1905. General Llnevltch was ln tho battie of Mukden, and a number of other important engagements, in whlch he was reported as dlsplaylng great bravery. Beiii t_? ** ???- Wnd You Have Always Bought Fischer Pianos NEED NO INTRODUCTION The Crafts Piano Co. Inc. 214 North Fifth Street, Richmond, ? ' - - - Virginia MOVED Our Maln Btreet Branch Store to 811 Kast Uroad. *?_ CUT-PRICE __ALE NOW GOING ON* wmitcni ?TTfI3JH_7iT___. 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