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New Jumper Dresses for Hot Weather $4.00 Dresses for X Greatest Values Shown This Season. $5.00 Dresses for Jfust in by Express. Absolutely New and Fresh. Values like these do not merely "happen" to come here?they have to be gone Ready cash has a very persuasive tongue with manufacturers in mid-July. Oiic-Plcoe JUM 1*131- DRESSES, Koml .(iinllly lnwn, ln M.ril-c* nnd elipck* (if whlte vrHh pltik. prrccu, hiv i-imIit, blue, hrnii ii, nml nui. with a few Vresnen ln vrliifp wltli lilnok rlnc iIo(n. Tlio Jiimp.r ims kltmiuo ulccvcsj nnd l<i trlinineil wllh n wlde hnml of embroldery. Thp nklrf In fnll plalted, with Ihree luck* nt tlio bottom. I'arllonlarly well ninile nnd iiartb-ulnrly low In prico. Easlly worth ?J-I.Ofl roKHliirly: our prico ln.. $n.4S Oric-PIece JUMPER DRESSES qiinlliy niercerlzcd bntlnfo. Wli.tc -zrouiul tlotn of nnvy, AIloo blue, t.in nnd lilaclc. Thcre's a liordor .-irounil fhe *klrl nn.l jumper of liiri-o pnlkn dots. .skirt I-. full plnltod nnd tlio unrru c'-iiul In every why lo nnj- lluit luiv s.ihl rhli HFiMini nt *.,*i.nO. Our prico. COUNCIL APPROVES PLAN TO 1 COMPLETE CITY AUDITORIUM Building Code Finally Adopted, Going Xo\V to Board of Aldermen. MAYOR'S CITY FLAG DEFEATED Final "Concurrenc'e on Blues' Armory Design After Stub born Fierht. After a long fight last night, the Common Council adopted the hullding code, tabled the proposed rules for thc Councll, and, notwlthstaridlng a stlff fillbuster. concurred wlth tlie Board of Aldermen ln award Ing the deslgns for the Blues* Armory. The appro? prlation to complete the Audltorlum ?was passed unanimously, and. desplte nn address of twenty-two mlnutes by the Mayor. the proposed city flag was rejeeted hy a vote of 13 to IC. Dr. Frank M. Reade, who sueceeds Dr. Ennion G. Wllllams from Monroe "Ward. was suated and asslgned to the commlttees of which Dr. Wllllams was a member. Codp Flnnlty Adopted. The Finance Commlttee reported fa vorably the ordinance to provlde a building code for tho city of RIch? mond. dlvldlng the matter into two ordinanc.s?ono the building code proper. and the second, to provlde for an offlce of Building Inspector, Asslst? ant Building Inspector nnd clerk, and to prescrihe thelr dutles. On the flrst measure there was a strong effort to have lt tnbled and prlnted. After this was lost, Mr. Julius Itobson offered an amendment extehd ing the flre lines to coved dumps nt thn north end of Seventh. Elgth and Ninth Streets to prevent. ns he stated, the. erectlon of negro tenements next door to whlte resldences. The opposltlon held that nothing but a frame residence could be erected over a dump, Mr. Mllls saying that Mr. Hoh Eon was drawlng ii -color llne. not a fire llne." The 'amendment was adopt? ed, and stlll -further efforts were made to delay the'* code,'.-the final vote to tablo and.'prifil "loslng by thc vote of 12 to 13. It was'then argued that the code could be readlly amended If foiind dc-slrable, and that meanwhlle tho Jjulldlng Inspector was acting wlthout a gulde. On the final roll call the code ?wns adopted. 22 to 3. Messrs. Lynch, B. D. Rlchardson aud Peters voting in thc r.egative. The companlon ordinance providlng for a Board of Publlc Safety to hear appeals, and for the offlce ot Building Inspector and Asslstant In? spector, and referretl to tho Commlttee on Ordinances, Charter and Reform. Money for Audltorlum. In the Finance Commlttee tho ordi? nance npproprlatlng $12,000 for the eompletipn of the Auditorium was cut to "fl 0,000. some or the work having already been done. tho Finance Com? mlttee adding the provlso that the eellins should first be put in and test **?d as to Hs acoustlces, beforo the heatlng plant and other work was or? dered. A large number of petltlons in Bupport of the ordinance were present? ed, and tlie approprlation wns unani? mously passed. No report was pre? sented by the FliiHnce Commlttee on the flre protectlon of the schools. A resolutlon from the Llght Com? mlttee flxlng the prlce of gas at 90 eents was amended to take effoct Feb? ruary 1, 19 08, ancl referred to tho Finance Commlttee, ns was nn ordi liance approprlatin., $35,000 for the sup? port. of the Oas "Works. ? The snle of the Ri.hmond Building _lt Jamestown for $"F.n was approved, ? s' was an approprlation of ?'_,000 for '-fumishlng the City Jail ln accordance Wlth the instructions of Judge WlU. Pollard llnps thp Mayor. ,' An ordinance was presented, wlth the ?pproval of the Ordinance, Charter and "Reform Commlttee, adopting a clvlc flag for the clty of Richmond. and ?Was opposed hy Mr. IX. It. Pollard. Jr., Who held that it was In bad taste to fcdopt a portlon of the Confederate (lajg as the emblem of tlie clty, sayliig that the citlzens should strlve fot ??peace, prosperity and brotherly love, _ind let bygones be bygones. The Mayor ahould not force thls thlng down our throats. Allusions to thc war and talk of our belng tho best people on earth have been mlsunder ?tood, and exception wns taken at a recent convention to talk of thls chnr _M!ter." Mr. Pollock moved to .bear from thc Mayor. who was tha poiron of the res? olutlon. The request being granted ?he Mayor spoke for twenty-two inln utea. Mr. AV. L. Whito i.ontended thal f'uch a flag was detrimental to' tho hesi interests of the clty. Tho ordinance j was lost, 12 to 13, those voting in thr CfHrmatlve hc-ing Messrs. Cutchinn Davls, Dr.n I.envy, Forgusson, Garber J*. A. Hobson, Mlner, Bathlns. Powers Tv". F. Rlchardson,. Umlauf nnd Reade Those opposed: M't-ssrs. Bnrker, BUley Green, l.ync-h, .Mllls. GrlineS, Pollard rollocli. Rtchiu'ds, E. D. Rlchardson flprncb, W. L. WhJte. and Peters. Ordl ?imnccs to regulate movine plctura ma chlries und to restrict drlving in parts of jyililam Byrd Park were adopted. The speclal committee on rules for thg Council presented Its report, and on motlon lt was tabled and orded prlnted. The Council concurred with the Board of Aldermen ln deslgnatlng a triangle at Park Avenue and Ivy Street ns "Cutshaw Place." Armory Deslgn Approved. The questlon of coneurrence wlth tho Board in nwarding the designs for the Blues' Armory provoked n long fight, In which repeated efforts were mado to have the whole matter sent to the Finance Commlttee on the ground that no provlslon had been made for pay? ment for the building. The resolutlon under whlch thc Commlttee on Grounds and Buildings ncted in securlng plans and specificatlons of a comblned ar? mory and market was read, and the chalr ruled that when the Council in structed the committee to secure the deslgns. "t.ot to cxeeed $100,000." lt bound Itself for the approprlation of thnt amount, $25,000 of whlch U- pro? vlded in the budget of the eurrent year. Mr. Pollard ralsed the questlon whether coneurrence by* a majorlty vote. instead of a two-thirds vote, would not tne approprlatlng $75,000 in on unconstltutlonal manner. The chair ruled that the money hnd been appro? prlated; that the report of award of deslgns only came up-for ratlflcatlon, and after repented motlons to ndjourn, tho questlon was put on coneurrence and adopted, 18 to 7, Messrs. Lynch, Mllls. Pollard, Pollock. Rlchards, E. D. Rlchardson and XV. F. Rlchardson vot? ing in the negatlve. Mr. Mllls made the polnt of order that not having recelved a two-thirds vote, the motlon was lost. The chalr LL AGREED 10 DROP CASE Mason Dismissed in Police Court After Writing "Letter to Teele. Mr. Louis F. Mason. charged wlth having threatened to aspault Mr. II. T. Teele wlth a shotgun, was dismissed ln tho Pollce Court yesterday morn? lng by 'Squlre Graves, who acted for Justlce Crutchfleld. No evldenco was heard. Mr. Teele nnd hls attorncys were sntlsfled to have the case dismissed af? ter recelvlng the followlng letter from Mr. Mason: "RIchmond, Vn., July 8, 1008. "Mr. T. Teele, Eaq., Mnunger Tldewnter Tr'iist Cmnpuny, Cltyi "Dcnr Slr,?I wish to cxpreim mr doop resrret for tbe iiiifortunnte -lncl ilent whlch linppeued nt your offie'e ou July 7th, and to acknowlctlgc thnt T wiim lu no way Juxtlflcd iu dolng whnt I dld. "It In nl.-.o Incorrcct, nn pulillshed In .lie iiowMptipers, Ihnt you or nnyouo lu your ollice Inmiltoil or inlntronted my wife In nny wny. "You mny nuike use of tlil* letter nn you k.c (lt. Itcspeetfiilly, "LOUIS F. .MASON." Mr. II. M. Smith read the letter, af? ter whlch Mr. Emmett Seaton and Judge D. C. Richardson mado the for mal motlon that ihe case bo dismissed. Findlng that everybody was satlsfled, 'Squlre Graves dld so. ruled the polnt not well taken, and declared the coneurrence by a vote of IS to 7. New mensures were lntroduced and referred to requlre the prlntlng of ull clty ordinances: to requlre automo biles to sound gongs, and to regulato the establishment of boardlng and sale stables and of private stables. The Clty Attorney's opinlon on tho veto message of the Mnyor In regard to the removal of the street car tracks on Cherry Street was tabled wlthout belng read. BUSINESS MEN SPEAK Urged Commlttee to Complete Audltorlum nt i Knrllest Posntblr Tlmo. Represcntntivos of a number of orsanlza tlons appeared before the Council Commlttee on Finance yesterday nfternoon to urne lm? medlate actlon on the completlon of the Clty Auditorium. Brief n.ldresses were made by the followinir: Mr. W. T. Dabnev. Chamber of Commerce: Mr. L. O. Mlller. R?tail Merchants* Assoclatlon: Mr. C. T. Pims, seneral Chapman commlttee: Rev. E. T. Dadmun. who presented a numher of pe titlons from orKanizatlons of mlnlsters nnd ethers: Mr. John S. Harwood, Buslnesa Men's Club: Mr. XV. K. nnche, Treavelcrs* Protoctlve Assoclatlon; Mr, John B. Mlnor. Younir Men's Christian Asaoclatlon; and Mr. A. B. Wllllams, of the Wednesday Club. Each presented hrlefly the r.asons whlch. ln ihe vlew of thelr organizations, justlfled the clty In maklns the expendlture, and stated that thero were Indicatlnns of many occaslons when the uae of such a hnll would be needed. After consideration and mlnor amend? ment. the commlttee recommended the adoption of the ordinance nnd the lmmedl? ate prosecution of th_ work. Marriage Llcense. Mnrrlnce llcenses wero Issued vesterday by the clerk nf the Hustings Court to Thomas .1. D-inee. Jr., and Allce E. Tate, and to Poter Palumbo and Dora Lowery. Mll,..,......; GLASS.TWQCENTS Former Paid Larger Sum to Be Defeated, Glass Winning at Cost of Stamps. Money does not always talk, lf the figurcs flled wlth the Secretary of the Commonwealth yesterday are to be taken as a fair sample. According to the showlng. lt> cost former Congress? man R. Lindsay Gordon $3,678.67 to be defeated, whllo Congressman Carter Glass paid only 2 cents to secure hls seat for another term. But condltlons ln the two sectlons wero dlfferent As Mr. Glass falled to swear to hls state? ment before a notary lt was returned to him to be flled in proper form. Mr. Gordon, who was defeated hy Hon. C. C. Carlln after a bitter fight, fllod tho followlng schedule of hls expenses: Entrance foo .$ 750 00 Travellng expenses, teams, hotol bllls and Incldentals.. 340 00 Statlonery, prlntlng and ad? vertising . 1,068 1*8 Offlce expenses, telegrams, hall rent, etc . 315 35 Stamps and postiige. 865 14 Expenses nrul feo for oxamin Ing records . ,..10 00 Total .$3,G7S 67 Hls opponent. Mr. Carlln", has not yet fllod a statement. Congressman Glnss stated that tho only expense Incurred by him In tho electlon was the. cost of one 2-cent postage 'stamp used In malllng hls notlce and certlfled check to tb,o Sec? retary of the Commonwealth. NEW ENGLAND TO WELCOME RICHMOND3S CRACK COMMAND Connecticut Foot Guard Preparing Many Entcrtainments for Blues in Seplember-Three Companies and Band on Peaccful Invasion. Though the Richmond Llght Infantry Blues will not Icaye on the trlp to New England until September 7th. the membera are beginnlng to dlscuss wlth enthusiasm th. Invaslori of that hos pltuble sectlon. Tho battallon, com poaed of three. compur|les and a band, 280 strong, will leave RlaHmond Hun day, September 6th, by steamer Ifir jBoston. Upon arrlval ln the Ifub the soldlers wjll bo glven u rousltig re | peptlon.' They wm be met, at the wharf by a delegatlon ropresehtlng the military organizations of thn clty and clty oilhiais. AftorwardK they wlU tako part ln tho Labor Day panide. Ou leavlng l.o.ton th? biitti.ilon will vislt I'lartford, nrrlving thurn abom . _ o'clock on thn evening uf Hepteinbel* 8th, nml tiuu night wlli be the vguOBUt of tho llartford cuinpunles 0f ti,? (;??. nectlcut Foot Guard ut a banquet to he given at the Hotel. Garde. Tho followlng morning they will mako an (automoblle tour nf the cltv, and lunch? eon wlli be served, clthcr at the Coun try Club, ln Earinlngton, or at tho Elm Tree Inn Thn management of the Charter Oak Park has invited both commanda to be |KUejt? nt the afternoon races, and lt ls more than llkely thut thls Invitatlon will he accepted. A rou?lii__ tlme ls i'ii." ted ii, ihe evening, whon another ?lii.ii.i- wll| be glven nt thc Koot (,-.>:,riV-t urmory, followed i,y a smoker and vauduYllle entertalnmant. I pon leavlng ..nrt.ord the battallon i w ll Ko to .*-., ... ii?.,,.? ?. ???,?, fc d(iy> where ttnothw royal receptlon will ho : ieni|er-?-i the Rlelimond-,**--. The next day wiii !?;>p?nt in Provlt-.trice, und It j l? UnU: to _ay that ti,. R.,.,de Inluml soldlurs wln not '?. t.ehir.d thosn of I L'-iiik?< ticiii aini Mtu.ai hiiiKiitu ln tholr i welcorne to ihe ftouihiitn^ftt, i.'rum i ri-vldejic. tho Hlu.ui will leavo bv rall for RIchmond, arrlvlng her# on 'H-.pieiribvr m.i. INVITE OTHERS Tl JUI HERE State Dcntal Association Anxion to Increase Its Membership List. A" THREE-DAY CONVENTIOH Dis.ting_.ishe'.. Profcssional Met to Attend and Disctiss Im? portant Work, Beginnlng ou Tuesday, July 1-lth, nnd contlnulng through Wednesday nnd Thursday. the Virginia Statp Den tnl Assoclatlon will hold its thlfty nlnth annual Meeting at Murphy'; Ilotel here, | Thero aro at present 150 meinbera, |all of whom aro expected to be ln at | tendan'ce, and a very urgenl Invitatlon I has been tendered to every ethlcal j dentlst In the State, whether ho Is i identlfled wlth the assoclatlon or not. I It Js expected. therefore. that there will be a large number of.new mem? bers to unite wlth the organlzatlon. Scvcritl UlHtiiiKUltbL-d Guestw. By speclal Invitatlon the meeting wtll be attended by Or. William A. Capon. of Philadelphla, and Drs. George E. Ilardy, Clarence J. Grievcs and Harry E. Kelsey, all of Baltlmore. ? The oiilcers of the present organlza? tlon are: Presldent. Dr. Edward Eg gloston, Richmond; Flrst Vlce-Presl tie'nt, Dr. F. A. Lee, Lynchburg; Second Vice-President; Dr. A. J. Applewhlte, Newport News; Third Vlco-Prealdont, Dr. F. XV. Stlff. RIchmond; Executlve Commlttee, Drs. W. II. Moseley, South Boston; Wllllam Pllcher, Petersburg; J. XV. Manning, Norfolk: RecqWing Secretary, Dr. George F. Keesee. RIch? mond; Correspnnding Secretary, Dr. XV. H. Pearson. Hampton: Treasurer, Dr. XV. XI. Ewald, Portsmouth. Stundliif. Coiiiinlttees. Commlttees In charge of the various departments of convention work aro: Rnhllcntlnns ond K?tsny??George F. Keesee, Richmond. chalrman; David N. Rust, Alexandrla; P. S. Lcster, Rich? mond; XV. C. Ames, Smlthflold. Ornl SnrKcrj-?John P. Stlff, Freder? icksburg. chalrman; Benjamln Bloxton, RIchmond: J. W. Cowardln, Richmond; E. C. Blackmore, Hampton. Opprntire Dentlxtry?B. Rridgeforth. RIchmond. chalrman; Charles A. Mer? cer, Richmond; L. M. Cowardln, RIch? mond; B. M. Araos, Cupeper. I'ronthc.lc Dentlstry?F. L. Wood. Roanoke. chalrman; J. A. Cohin. Char? lottesvllle; F. L. Costenbader. RIch? mond; XV. IX. Ewald, Portsmouth. Crown nnd Ilrldvre Work?R. L. Slmp son. Richmond. chalrman: J. L. Walker, Norfolk: Frank V. Clark. Roanoke; E. W. Shackleford. South Boston. Dcutnl Hj-Rlcne?H. Wood Campbell, Suffolk. chairman; F. W. Stiff. Rich? mond; T. S. D. Covlngton, Lllllan; L. E. Ward, Pocahontas. Di-ntnl Educatlon, 1,1 t.-rnture nnd Noincnc'iiturc?John XXTt Manning, Nor? folk, chalrman; L. C. Tueker, Black? stone; W. H. Haller. Portsmouth; Henry C. Jones, Richmond. Dcutnl T.ctrlsliitlon?F. W. Stlff. Rich mand, chalrman; F. A. Lee, Lynchburg; E. P. Bendles, Danvllle; Irvln B. Smith, Richmond. Dentnl Cernmlcfi?-R. XX. Wnlker, Nor? folk, chalrman: Oeorge H. Flnch, Boyd ton; A. R. Bowles, RIchmond; William M. Sturges. Norfolk. PntholoKry nnd Thernpeutlcn?W, E. Norris, Chnrlottesvllle, chalrman: B. J. Pressey, Newport News; Baskerville Brldgeforth, Richmond; J. V. Haller, Wythevlllo. Anntomy, Illslology und Phynloloscr ?William Pllcher, Petersburg, chalr? man; John F. Reed, Norfolk; M. B. Rudd, Richmond; J. B. Pressey, .Hamp? ton. (Ii-tbodoiitln nnd IHemtnl Appllnnces? XV. XX. Moseley, South Boston. chairman; E. J. Applewhlte, Newport News; J. W. Eggleston, RIchmond; R. M. Barrett, Norfolk. New Members?Thomas H. Paramore, Hampton, chalrman; E. P. Parsons, Massle's Mill; "Benjamln Bloxton, RIch? mond; P. W. Beckhnm, Farmvllle. Old and Curloun Dentnl InntriiinentH .?J. O. Hodgkln, Warrenton, chalrman; W. O. Smith. Loulsa; W. H. Savage. Cllfton Forge; A. LaFayette Stratford, Richmond. Specinl Commlttee (m Clinlcn?R. L. Simpson, RIchmond. chalrman; A. L. Stratford, Richmond; R. W. Sprinkel, Staunton. Henrlco Rocket Dull. Another short sesslon of the Henrlco Cir? cuit Court wa* held yesterday. JudRo Grin? nan opened coun at 10 o'clock. but as there was no docket for the day adjournment 1m rrediately followed. W. L. DOUGLAS ^3.^0 W.LDouglas makes and sells more men's $3.S0 shoes than any other man ufacturer, because they hold their shape, fit better, and wear longer than any other $3.50 shoe. W. L DOUGLAS $4.00 GILT EDGE .SHOES ?^?ttaney HK?2 Wc L. Bouglas Boys' Shoes, $1. 7S and $2,00. Fasl Color Ejelett Used Exolii8l.it-.. Citilog Free. W, L, P0U6LAS, BROCKTON. MASS. W.L.DOUGLAS SHOE STORE IN RICHMOND: 623 E. Broad Street. BUTLER MAY PLEA. Slaycr of Hairficlcl to Face Jttr> iri Hiistings Court To-Day. WHAT NEW' ACT PROVIDES / First Case of Kind Since Lcgisla ture Charigecl Old Form of Defense. Thc trial of Walter^ C. Butler charged wlth the imtrdor of J. J. Halr lleld, wlU hegln ln the Husings Court thls mornj.ng. From statemciitn inadc by Butler, and tho trend of tho prellnil nary hearing In. tho Pollce Court, It l? belleved that he wlli allege thnt Halrlleld forcfd hls attentlotin on Mrs, Butler, hls defense therefore belng whnt Is commonly known as the "un wrltten laiV." / Not 6nly is the caso aUractlng at? tention because of Its serlous nntruro niul the reported llne of defense, but because It ls thc flrst Important murder trlnl since tho act of the lnst Legls? lature hearing on tho "unwrltton law." Lawyers and others nre anxlous to see how the statute will work out In practlce, nnd how lt will be construod hy the court. Whnt ,\_w I.nvr Provlde*. An act pnssed by the Leglslature went Into effect June 20th. It pro? vldes; "Tbnt vrhenever, ln n prosi-ciitlon for fcloiilom. honilclde or for nssntilt wltli fcloiiloiin inteiit, or In enstes nrlstnsr under sectlon attri or tbe Code of Vlr ulnln, the ncciiNcd hns been permlttcd to lntro'diiee evidence fendliifr to shor. tliat he belleved n wron-r to hnve been coiiiinltted upon some member of hl* fiimlly, or one occuPylng hupIi reln llon, whether the snme bc offered In tbe support of thc defense of InnnnHy or ns evidence of cxtentintlng clrctuu HfnncCM, It slinll be linvful for the Com niomvciilth to Introriucc evidence ns to ? he trutb or fnlsllr of tbe exlsience of suell -ivronsr, r.i whlch ense It. shnll nlno be lnwfnl for the nectiscd to liitroduee evidence In rcbitttnl ns to such truth or fnlslty." Butler has engaged Harry M. Smith as counsel. Cotnmonwenlth's Attor? ney Folkes wlU conduct the prosecu? tion. REFUSED TO CUMB HILL Old Horne Dropped on Car Track, ..lockini. TrnfTIc for a Tlme. Looklng backward at hls Inad, whlch seemed to thoroughly dlscourago hlm. an /Id flen-bltten gray horse gave lt up yes? terday afternoon nnd declded to "lay down" on hls Job rather than to attempt to pull the long Ninth Street hill wlth a burden that was almost enough for two abl?-bodled animals, Unfortunately, hu selected as hls restlng place the ear track. whlch wm blocked for quite n whlle. After no end of porsuoslon he was draeged over to the slde? walk. where he rested until he was able to be led down town. When the worn-out beast was at last pulled up and led away. lt was apparent ihat he had not glven up until forced. Hls efforts were labored, and as ihe drlver led hlm In the dlrectlon of hls stable, wlthout wagon or harness, every muscle In the thln old body was qtilverlng. toucTIeFby romance Aiigtistus Kncho, IJaohelor, Aged Sixty,| I Tuke? to Hlgher Llfe. Well advaneed ln hls Indian Summer, but stlll true to the youthful Instlnct, Mr. Au gustuh Eacho, a good-natured bachelor of Fulton. turns to matrlmony. In his slx tieth year, docldhig that a happy culml natlon of hls long experlence wlth affairs of the heart had been long enough post? poned. applled yesterday through tho agency of a friend who accompanied hlm to Deputy Clork Lcach, of the Henrlco Circuit Court, for a marriage llcense. Hls applicatlon wiu at flrst treated as a joke, but Mr. Eacho was Importiincte and soon convlnccd Mr. l.ench thnt gray halrs dld not necessarlly mean Immunlty from romance. So the llcense wns Issued, and thls after? noon Mr. Eacho and Mrs. Allce Wlngticld, a wldow of Henrlco county, forty-ono years old, will be marrled. Both are well known in the county and ln the Enst End of. tlie city. THREE ACQUITTED Ilusting* Court Srn.ences Scott to Work on Publlc Koads. Charged wlth mallclous woundlng. James Blllups was acqultted by a Jury ln the Kustlngs Court yesterday. The same reBult fcllowed In tlie trial of Sadlc James and William Thomp;on, who were also chargco* wlth mallclous woundlng. Hezeklah Scott, charged wlth petty lar? ceny, was found gullty and glven six months on the publlc roads. Rowe Case Contlnued. The case.of John E. Rowe, charged with larceny, was contlnued in the Pollce Court yesterday mornlng until July 30th. Rowe was agaln bnlled In the sum of .1,000. WIII Prnctlco Law. Mr. Wllllam L. Foushee quallfied beforo Judge Ingram to practlco In the Law and Equlty Court yesterday. July Offerings in Featherweight Clothes. If you have not taken off those hot, heavy clothes yet; it is perhaps because you don't know that you can get featherweight ones here for a very little money. Come in and let us convince you. Men's $25.00 Quallty Blue Sorgo Sults. double - hreastcd modols, strictiy home tnllored; specially priced nt.... Men's $18.00 Quality Blue Serge Sults. mohalr llned nnd nlcely tnll? ored, an clegant <iunllty of Blue Serge; sfteclally priced nt. $15.50 $9.75 Men's All-Wool Blue Serge Sults, the regular .12.50* kind; jfcff Of* specially priced at .4>|____J .22.50 College Brand Sults, ln snappy mlxtures; spe- d?* *y *Jt* clally prlcod at_... ?pl?_._4D $22.50 College Brand Sults, somo beautlful patterns in flno wool Chovlots. Your cholco ?*J*?1 *f nmf ?r. J>11.75 Men's $2.50 Straw Hats, in a large selectlon of et, ?* s*y shapes .-tpl.40 $3.50 Low Shoes, In tan, patent colt. vlcl and gunmetal leath ers -snappy styles; spe? cinl . 2fic 'WhUe Wash Tles $2.93 19c 95c $1.50 Soft Negllgee Shlrts, attached collars . Mon's 50c Quallty Negllgee Shlrts, only a llmlted quontlty left; QQ speclal.*?J?/C $1.60 Quallty Eclipse Shlrts 89c 50c Quallty Feather Weight Nnln ?jook Underwear, kneo length drnwors nnd athlotlo shlrts; 39c 75c Quallty Sea Island Balbrig gan Underwear; por gar 48c Men's Featherweight Coats they are needed. Buy a Thin Coat liberally reduced the very time and be comfortablc. qiiality Mixed specially . $1.93 ""xed Mo $3.23 Men's $2.50 quality Black Alpaca Coats, specially prlcod at. Mon's $4.00 halr Coats, priced at .... Men's Fast Black Offlce xjr. Coats, $1.00 quallty . *OS7C Men's Black Satcon Coats, $1.2! quallty specially priced at . Men's Featherweight Blue Serge Coats, unlined, $3.50 qual? ity, specially priced at 93c Sense $2.93 Mon's Feathowelght Serge Unlined Coats, $4 (Jjo JO quallty, specially priced at _b?J.4-J Men's Featherweight Blue Serge Unlined Coats. $5 qual? lty, specially priced at... Men's $3.00 Llghtwelght Trousers. speclal, pe palr . Men's $4 Featherweight Trousers, speclal. per palr Men's $5 Kcathewelght Trousers, speclal, per palr Navy Blue $3.93 '? $1.98 $2.48 $2.98 BOYS' WASH SUITS Reduced now to the lowest notch. Sailor and Buster Brown styles, in a remarkable selection of colors, patterns and fabrics. 91.00 Wnsh Suit.. ???.<? Kl ...-. W??h Snlt*.Jt).**.*! 92.00 Wash Snita.Hl.in Boys* 75c Khakl Wash Pants, bloomer styles...... 39c ?2.50 Wash Sults.*? 1.0.1 **.*?.00 Wnsh .Sults.92-2.1 -..?t.r.ii Wnsh SuitM.32-43 Boys' 50c' Jeans Drawers, knee lengths, now. 23c T E .Motorman Perkins Arrested for Threatening to Shoot Dis. patcher Lugar. "Set down" by the Pnssenger and ?Powor Company on account of some vlolation of the rules, J. W. Perkins, a motorman, who Imaglned that hls reductlon was due to Dlspatcher A. K. Lugar, boasted yesterday afternoon on a wostbound car that he was on hls way to the ofllce, and that when he reached thore he would shoot the man whom he blamed for hls disclpllne. Some ono on the car heard Perkins's threatB, and telephone Mr. Lugar to look out for hlm. Lugar did not get tho messago in tlme, or paid no atten? tion to the threats. At all events, as soon as the car reached the sheds Perkins got off and went to tho offlce. Seolng hlm enter, Mr. May, also a dlspatcher, told Lugar to look out. The latter, whon he turned around, was confronted by a plstol In tho hands of the motorman. C.mbbed Oun From Hnml. Quick aa a flash Lugar was on him, and after a briof struggle tvrosted the weapon from hls hand. Perkins was thus hold until the police wero sura moned, and ho was taken to the Sec? ond Station. As soon as Mr. Lugar got possesslon of the weapon ( Perkins pulled a numbor of cartrldges from hls pockot and throw them on the floor, saying to Lugar that as he had the plstol, ho mlght as well take the nmmunltlon. A warrant charging hlm with as? saulting and threatening to klll the dlspatcher wns Issued agalnst Perkins. Ho remalnod In the station ;all nlght. WANT BETTER ROADS T. P. A. Convention Created Coinitilt i tec to Kiioo.irngel.Work. Post A, Travelers*-Protectlvo A&soala tlon, hold an Interesting meeting at lts building last nlght, at whloh oventa connected wlth tho recent national con? vention In Mllwaukoo were dlscusse_l-. Tho 'dologates tn tho convention ex? plained the changes made ln tho con? stitution, important'among whlch was the creatlon of a commlttee oh good roads and publlc utilltles. Tho mo? tlon foi- tho creatlon of this commlttee wns mado by Mr. B. R. Barksdale, of Norfolk. Presldont Bache reported that ho had appeared before tho Finance Com mlttoo of tho Clty Councli nnd urged, on the part of Post A, tho approprla? tion of $12,000 for completlng the Clty Audltorlum. Whllo tho new free bridgo matter was not taken up Post A ls on record as favorlng tho proposltlon. , Ilectrolysis to-night t'nininltte? WlU Ilnnr Kuports Prom Coun? sel for C'Ity,_wul Ci?r Compnny. A oall wus .l8_*i.-d by Chalrman Morgan II. Mllls yesterday.for a meetlnj. of tho Spe ulal Coiuu-ll Commlttee on Electrolysls for to-nlght nt ? o'clook to repnlvo reports from Clty Attorney H. a. Pollard nnd Mr. Wonry W. Andersonv of uounaol for the street nar companles ln regard to the df_mat.es ln aurrea by el.cUoly.li, II L NEXT FALL National Association Decides on Richmond as Convention City. After conslderlng the clalms of sev? erai cltles, the board of directors of the Tohacco Assoclatlon of the Unlted States declded Wednesday nlght on RIchmond as the place for the annual convention next fall, the dates belng October 9th and 10th. durlng fair week. The headquarters of the convention wlU be in the Jefferson Hotel. Invl tatlons wero, recelved from Danvllle, Wilson, N. Co and Mullens, s. C, but Richmond recelvlng the largest num? ber of votes, tne cholce was made unanlmous. An Interesting program ls belng mapped out for the convention, and tho president has been requested to appoint the proper commlttoos to carry out the plans. Tho names of quite a number of speakers aro belng con? sidered for the occasion. The board dlscussed certain measurea having in view the satlsfactory solu? tion of many of the unsolved problems existing in the tobacco trade, and plans wero suggested whlch will tend to bring about lmproved condltlons by harmonlzlng confllctlng Interests. Those pnrtlcipatlng In tho meeting were Messrs. T. M. Carrlngton, presl? dent, of RIchmond; John L. Wlngo, of RIchmond; John C. Hagan, or RlcV mond; A. B. Carrlngton, of Danvllle; J, B. Boatwrlght, of Mullens, S. C- R P Watson. of Wilson, N. C. Letters were read from other members of the board expresslng tholr regrets that thoy wer? not able to bo present. HOLD WELLS RESPONSIBLE Anolher Judgment Entered Aiinin.it l'ormei 1 roprletors of Hot?*l Allen. Another of the many dobts of the defun.t Hotel Allen wus adjusted In tho Law nnd iiqulety Court yestcrdny when a _tid(.mont waa ontered ,n favor of the Savafjo Dlstllllna Company (Incorporatod) n-.nlii8t Jalte Welli and Stephen Allen for $176.80. As In the onse of severai former sults, Wells elalmed that tho debts were Incurred after ho wlth drew from the partnorshlp. .Tho court held, however, thut he-wns re'sponslble for hls share. In tho dobt. Criimp Joins Compnny O. Among tho now members recontly onllstod In Company C, Richmond Llght Infantry Bluos, Is Mr. Shoppard Crump. formerly a member of Com? pany B. Strong Teeth come from chewing food well. Grape Nuts must bo chewed, and thls brlngs 'down the sallva so necessary to good dlgestlon. "There's a Reason" C ' ? \ Itead "The Road to Wollvllle," In pIlKH.