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FDRTHEZIDMISTS Monster Mass. Meeting of Hebrews Heldt.at t Atlantic City. FORJEWISHSUPREMACY IN "PROMISED LAND" Dr. D. Harry Fricdwald, of Balti Biore, Flays Critics of Zionism find Otitlines Plan to Spread Movement Througliout the United States. [Spoolal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.J ATLANTIC CITY. N. J., July 12.? Shoutlng thousands gave tholr acclamatlon to tlio forward Zlonlst movement at a mon strous mass-meetlhg held ln tlie Auditorium on the new $1,000,000 pler-to-nlght. Tho meeting marked the close of enthuslastlc ses sions of the flrst clay of the eleventh annual convention of the -Federation of American Zionists, nnd wns attended by representativo Hebrews from nll parts of tho United Stntes. assembled here to discuss means for aidlng ln the world-wlde movement of the return of the lost trlbes to the Promised Land nnd the settlng up agaln of Jewlsh supremac'y in Paicstine. - C.rowtli of Movement. Contlnued growth of the Zionists* work throughout the country was rhown- In tho seqreiary's report whlch numbers tho socletles ln the federa? tion nt 225, a net Increaso of Bcvon tten over lnst year. A very encourag lng development durlng tho yenr has been the organlzatlon In various parts of the count'-y of children's soqlotles. ln Now York a junlor council. conslst ing of seventeen socletles, has been fr.rmed, nnd the enthusiasm, With which theso chlldren's organizations havo been met lead to the bellef that many thousands of chlldren through? out the Unlted States will be brought the Influence of the Zlonlst movement. Ald to All I'nrts of tlie World. Establishrnent of a branch of the Jewlsh Colonlal trust ln New York wns suggested at the meeting by offlcers ot the fod"*atlon who have been nt work on ; ?* matter, nnd who declare that It Wlli bc of great benefit to nn anclng Zionists' catnpalgns ln Pales tlne. The proposed flnandal Institu? tlon is expected to be of large benefit to the Jews ln all parts of tho world and of material ald ln regulating lm mlgratlon. Loud applause, whlch lasted for sev? erai mlnutes, followed tbe nnnunl ad? dress of the presldent, Dr. 15. Harry Kriedewald. of Baltlmore, thls morn? ing. Dr. Kriedewald flayed critics of Zionism. and out llned some of the work by whlch lt is proposed to spread ftjie movement Into evory corner of the Unlted States. DON'T GET SIDETRACKED Womnn EvnngetlNt Wnrnn Itnllrond Men AciiliiMt Opon SwitchcM. "Open Swltches" was the topic yes? terday afternoon of Miss JennTe ?mlth. the national railroad ovangelist. who ls conduct-ing tho. big ten meeting ut Thlrteenth and Murshall Streets. un? der the Riispicf-H of the Rnllroad Young Men's Chrlstlnn Assoclatlon. The tent was tilled to oyenlowlng. Miss .S'mit.'i likened the saloons and other lmmoral pltfnlls to open swltchos. and made a strong plea to hor audl? ence to look out for them and refuse to be sldetracked, Speeches were also made by Mr. G. V. Ftoblnett, an engi ncer of the Norfolk and Western: Ceuncilmnn Jacob Umlauf and severai Others. Mrs. AV. L. Balles sang. The crowd at the nlght meeting, openlng at 7:30 o'clock, was but llttlo smnller than thnt at thc afternoon servlces. Besldes Miss .Sniilli and Mr. Robinett, tho Rev. E. T. Dadmun spoke. Mrs. Gllliiim sang "Llfe ls Like a Moun? tain Rallway." The meetings will contlnue through thls week. MUST DELIVER THE GOODS Georgln LcgUlnttve BIU to* Protect Iu noc-cnt Men from liumltn.loii Women. (Speclal to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch. J ATLANTA. GA., July 12.? Thero promises to be a llvely tlme ln the Georgla Assembly thls week. when tho bill lntroduced by Representativo Glenn, "X .WUHft'eld. relating to the wlles and 'blandlshments of woman comes up for actlon. The measure on which a favdrablu report has been ordered, provldes that lf anv woman, whether mnld or wldow, shalf bctrny into ujatrlmony an unsus pecting mMe nubjcct of thls State by scents, paints, powder or porfumes, cosmotlcs. waters artiflclal teeth, false hair, Spanlsh wool or nny othor kind of wool, Iron stays, corsets. pads or paddtng. hoops or hlgh-heel shoes, low cut ^wnlsts, llne-erle lace, varlegated stltches or rainbow hosiery or by any other deceitful menns or artful prac tices, the marriage upon convlctlon shall be null and void. Glenn. the author of the bill. has been at a summer resort recently, and aays such a law is needed. Governor Oulld for CongTess. (Specinl to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] WORCESTER, MASS., July 12.?Tho oxcluslve announcement was made hero to-day that Governor Curtis Gulld, Jr.. will not take the English nmbussador shlp from Tuft or nny placo in hls Cablnet lf ho Is elected, but instead will run for Congress. The Governor's chances of defeating Congressman Peters for electlon aro partlcularly brlght. DENTISTS GA THER IN ; RICHMOND THIS WEEK Thirty-Ninth Annual Convention of Virginia Association Will Begin To-Morrow Morning?Clinics Will Be Special Feature, Practlclng dentlsts from ull pnrts ol the Stato will gnthcr In RIchmond thls week for Iho thlrty-nlnth annual con? vention of tho Vlrglnlu assoclatlon, whlch will open its scsslons in tho an nex to Murphy's Hotel to-morrow mornlng nt 9^30 o'clock. Moro'thnn 10,0 Virginia dentlsts will bo In a'ttend nn'ce. The seaislons will contlnuo through three -days, and besldes the debates nnd tho buslness of thc con? vention, there wlU bo a number of papers on dentnl surgcry and klndrcd toplcs, 'nnd sovcral cllnlcal exhlbitlons of interest to dentlsts. Conventions held durlng tho past thlrty-nlno years have proven. of the grontest benefit to the professlon, nnd have served greatly 'to ndvanco the standard of ethlcs of the dental fra tornlty. Tho spoclnl feature of thls meeting will bo tho cllnlcs, a com? mlttee, composed of Dr. R.: L. Simp? son and Dr. A. L. Stratford, ot Rich? mond, nnd Dr. R. W. Sprlnkel, of Staunton, having arranged an, excep llonnlly Interesting serles. Iii addi? tion, there will be papers or addresses by Dr. William A. Capon, of Philadel? phla; Dr. George E. Hardy, of Baltl^ more; Dr. Clarence J. Grleves, of Bal? tlmore, and Dr. Harry E. Kelsey, of Baltlmore. The full -program ls as follows: Program In Full, , Tuesday?Mornlng sesslon, 0:3.0 o'clock?Called to order by the presl? dent, Edward Eggleston, of Richmond; prayer, tho Rev, Dr. J. J. Gravatt. of RIchmond; address bf welcome, by tho Mayor.of RIchmond; roll call of mem? bers; readlng of minutes; annual ad? dress by Presldent Edward Eggleston, of Richmond; report of exccutlve com? mlttee; appolnlment of commlttees on presldent's address; payment of dues; mlscellaneous. . Afternoon session, 3 o'clock?Cllnlcs. ?"Shallow Cavlty and Watts's Crystal Gold," J. W. Eggleston. RIchmond, Va.: "Low Fuslng Porcelnln Inlay," C. T. Womack, Martinsvllle, Va.; "Cast Gold Inlay," A. Humo Sprinkle, Culpeper, Va.; "Ascher's Artlfiolal Enamel," T. \ IX. Parramore, Hampton, Va.. "Crown and Bridgo Work," H. F. Flood, Roan? oke, Va. Evening sesslon, S:30 o'clock?Papers. ?"Physical Diagnosis of the Heart and Lungs, in lts Relatlon to tho Ad? mlnlstratlon of Anesthetlcs for Dental Operatlons," W. H. O. McGehee, RIch? mond. Va.; "Oporatlve Dontlstry;" L. M. Cowardln. Richmond, Va.; "Dental Ceramics," Wllllam M. Sturges, Nor? folk. Wedneiday mornlng. 9:30 o'clock Papers.?"Do We Need a New Dental School?" E. P. B6adles, Danvllle, Va.; "Tho Importance of Educatlng Den? tlsts Wlth th'e.M. D. Dogree," W. H. Moseley, South Boston, Va.; roport of committeo on general leglslatlon, Ed? ward Eggleston, chalrman. -Wednesdny nfternoon, .*} o'clock? Qllnlos.?"Neurpcaliie Pressure Anes thesla und lmmedlate Roof Fllltng," B. B. Detwller, Herndon, Va.; "Cast Gold Fllllng by Steam Pressure,*' L. D. Pllcher, Petersburg, Va.; "A New Method of Forming Hollow Patterns for Cast Inlays, Crowns and Crown Base.-.. Showlng the Reproductlon ln the Cast Work." XV. R. Reynolds, Sa lem, Va.; "Ascher's Enamel Fllllng and Gold Inlay," J. L. Walker. Norfolk; "Orthodontla," M. L. Cowardln, Rich? mond, Va. Wednesday evening the assoclatlon wlU bo tendered a banquet by the Richmond Clty Dental Socletv. Thls occnslon wlli be strictiy informal. Thursday mornlng, 9:30 o'olock_Pa? pers? "Unbanded vs. Baneled Crowns,*' R. L Simpson, RIchmond. Va!" "Our Duty to the Chlldren of the Poor," Benjamln Bloxton, Rich? mond, Va.; (Tltln not yet selected) Walter C. Amos, Smlthneld, Va.; (Titlo not yet" solected), George F. Keesee, RIchmond, Va.; electlon of offlcers. Afternoon Sesslon. Afternoon session?Cllnlcs.?"Tln and Gold Compound Fllllng," F. L. Harris, Harrisonburg; "Solila Gold and Cement," W. H. Moseley, South Boston. Vn.: "Un? banded vs. Bandetl Crowns," R. L. Simpson, RIchmond, Va. * Aiixillnry Socletles. Among the auxlliary dental soclotie whlch will hold meetings durlng tho sesslons of the State convention aro tho followlng: RIchmond Clty Dental Soelety?Geo. F. Keesee. presldent; Benjamln Blox? ton, secretary and treasurer. Executlvo Commlttee. Wllllam Pllcher, chalrman; Charles A. Mercer, I. B. Smith. Tldowater Dental Assoclatlon?J. F. Reed, Norfolk, Va., presldent; W. A. Stores, Portsniouth, socrotai-y and treasurer. ., Tho Petersburg Dentnl Assoclatlon? A. AV, ,Tallcy, president;, Wllllam Pllcher, vlce-presldent; M. C. Felld, secretary ______ treasurer. List of Odlccrs. Tho completo at-rangeinents for tho Richmond convention has been ln the hands of., tlie followlng oiilcers and commlttees. ? /President, Edward Eggleston, Rich? mond, Va. Flrst Vlco-Presldent, F. A. Lee, Lynchburg, Va. - Second Vice-President,' E. J. Apple? whlte, Newport Nows, Vn. Thlrd Vlco-Presldent,' F. W. Stlff, Richmond, Va. Rccordlng Secretary, Goorgo F. Kee? see, Richmond, Va. Correspoudlng Secretary, AV. H. Pear? son, Hampton, Va. Treasurer, AAr. II. Ewald, Portsmouth, Va. " Exooutlve Commlttee?AV. IT. Mose? ley, South Boston, Va..1 Dr. 'Wllllam Pllcher, Petersburg,-Va.; J. W.' Man? ning, Norfolk, Va. .Standlng CoininlttecM. Publlcatlons and Essays?George F. Keesee, Richmond, chalrman; David N. Riiat, Alexandrla; XV. C. Ames, Smtthfleld; P. L. Lester, Richmond. Oral Surgery?John P, * Stlff, Fred? ericksburg, chairman; Benjamln Blox? ton, Richmond; J. AV. Cowardln, RIch? mond;. E. C. Blnckmorc, Hampton. Oporntlve Dentlstry?B. Brldgeforth, RIchmond, chalrman; Charles A. Mer? cer, RIchmond; L. M. Cowardln, RIch? mond; B. M. Lewis, Culpeper, Prosthotlo Dentlstry?F. L.' Wood, Roanoke, chalrman; J. A. Colvlri, Char? lottesvllle; F. L Costcnbader, Rich? mond; AV. H, Ewald, Portsmouth. Crown and Bridgo AVork?R. L. Slmp NANNIE LANGHORNE ASTOR ENTERTAINS Has King's Brother at Cliveden, ,and Is Becoraing Very Popular Among England's Smart Set. LONDON, July 12.?The garden party glven at Cliv.eden by Mr. and Mrs. AAraldorf Astor?the Junlor Astors, as London. calls them?has not only as? sumed thelr positlon ln hlgh soelety. but has done much to soften the hard feellng^ eaused by W. AValdorf A'stor's dog-in-the-manger policy whlle he was owner of tho beautlful estato on the Thames-slde. Mr. Astor., Senlor, barred the oarsmen from thelr anclent prlvlleges of tlelng up at the banks and closed the lovi_*y woods to the Sunday picknickers. More than that, he never entertalned' at CUveden, so that ono of the great show places of England was practically ex pungod from the list. .. The young -Astors havo signallzed I their acquisltlon of Cllveden by throw-] Ing open the garden and grounds to a| lawn party to wbich more than half a thousand people wero Invited, and have Intlmnted that?under certain re strlctlons?the old-time prlvlleges* of the place mlght be restorod to the peo? ple. The soclal value of tho garden party lies in the fact tliat lt slgnallzed in tho most publlc manner posslble the fact that AValdorf Astor and hls wife, the former Nannie Langhorne, were host and hostess to the Klng's brother, the Duke of/Connaugh, who. wlth the Duchess i nnd . Prlncess Patricla, spent the wdek-onti at Cllveden. ' It was a most dlplomatic move, nnd' It has.been productlve of tho most satlsfactory ro sults. ROOT, STRONG AND ACTIVE, VISITS.THE PRESIDENT [Special to The Tlmes-Dispatch.J OYSTER BAY, N. Y.. July 12.?Secre? tary Root, having flnlshed hls course at Muldoon's farm, was Invited to spend Sunday wlth the Presldent at SagV more Hill before going back to work. Tho Presldent's yacht Sylph was sent to Rye thls morning to meet the sec? retary, who reached Sagamore Hill shortly after 10 o'clock, Just as the Presldent was starting for church. Mr. Root dld not accompany the Presldent and Mrs. Roosevelt to church. He rested quletly on the veranda at the Hill. where ho was Jolned by Asslstant Secretary Bacon, who drove over from hls home near AA'estbury ln time for lunch. Secretary Loeb sald to-nlght that thero was severai department matters whlch tho President took opportunity to go over with Secretary Root and hls asslstant. Secretary Loeb denled that the conference hnd been especlally called to dlscuss the Venezuela situa? tion. He declared that the luncheon party at Sagamoro Hill was prlnclpally soclal in its natnre, a kind of celobra tlon oiirMr. Roofs renewed health and strength. Secretary Root appeared to be ln flne condition. Hls step was sprlngy nnd hls checks have a healthy tan. After Secretary Bacon left, shortly be? foro 5 o'clock, the Presldent and Sec? retary Root were seen enterlng the path whlch leads to the Presldent's bathlng place on the . Cold Sprlng Harbor shore. They were accompanied by' the Roosevelt boys, anel as each one of the party carrled a towel, lt was evldent that the conference was to end wlth a dip ln the bay. Secretary Root remalns at Sagamore Hill to-nlght. Ho will leave for New York early to-morrow. Oyster Bay .is normally a Demo? cratic town. Thomas O'Keefe, ono of tho Democratic leaders, telegraphed Mr. Bryan yesterday that he could as suro hlm the support of Presldent Roosevelt's homo town. Ho recelved a reply to-day ln whlch Mr. Bryan sald that he was' pleased to know that Oyster Bay would support hlnu QUEBEC'S TERCENTENNIAL QUEBEC, July 12.?Hlstorlc Quebec, on the occasion, thls month of the ter centenary celebratlon of lts foundlng, ls plannlng n great hlstorlc, military and naval pagcant ln whlch the pages of hlstory will bo turned bnck to show to the world, ln a serles of dra? matlc pictures, how history was made ln Canada In tho days of old. The heir to tho throne of the Brltlsh emplro is comlng to honor tho memory of Canada's founder, DeCliamplaln, and his ofllclal landing will bo made a brll llnnt spectacle. Sido by sido. through the streets of old Quebec, where once all three were at cnmlty, will march representatlves of America, of England and of France, whllo ln the harbor below the nssembled battleships ot many nations will boom out a saluto to tho past, present and future of Cannda. Four Tliousnnd to Tnke Part. Durlng the celebratlon, whlch will begln on July 19th and last through? out the month, ociual honor ls to be shown to tho memory of two dlstlnct hcroic porlods of Ganadlan hlstory? ono marklng the beginnlng and the other tho end of the French rogime ln Cannda. In tho pageantry, whlch wlU ho ono of tho chlef features of the ter centenary, scones ot hlstorlc interest will bo reproduced ln many Instances on tho very spot where the hlstoi-y was mado. Over 1,000 men and womon will partlclpato ln tho reproductlon. The dodlcatlon of tho . battlefields will bo made tho occasion for a mili? tary display on Juflo 24th. Thousands of soldlers wlU bo moblllzed from all parts of-Canada, and a scoro of bat tloshlpB and crulsors wtll bo ln port, reproscntlng England, tho Unlted Statos, France, Gorthany, Spaln, Italy, Japan nnd tho Argentlne Ropublic. Prince Comlng, The colebratlon has tho sanctlon ot Parliamont, whlch passed an act durlng the present sesslon atithorlzlfig ~.the appolntment of flve comnilssloners by tho Fodoral government and ono by each provlnco, contrlbutlng $100,000 to tho purposes of tho commlsslon, to be known as the Natlonnl Rattlefleld Commlsslon. The commlsslon was charged wlth the estnbllshmont of and malntenanco of tho National Battlo flold Park, and was authorlzed to spend .300.000 on the fates.. Tho Prlnco of AArales, w.ho wlU rep? resent Klng Edward, will" arrlve hore on July 22tl on board the Indomltablo, the newest, -largost and swlftcst of BrltlHh battleships, and wlU remaln until July 39th. Tho Indomltablo wtll be procedod by a floet of four battle? ships?Exmoutli, Albemarle, Russell _*_ud Duacao. and two ovu.sera?whlch I - . ? V ? are expected to arrlve here on Thurs? day. Rear-Admiral Cowles, who will represent tho Unltod States, will como on the battleshlp New Hampshlre. WRIGHT AIR SHIP ItBADY KOIl FLIGIIT ON THB 25TH [Speclal Cable to Tho Tlmes DlapatchTV. PARIS, July 12.?Wllbur Wrlght, the Amerlcan aeroplanlst, stated to day that h?s aeroplane ls now cam pletc except for a few' mlnor detalls. He expects to make a fllght wlth the new machlno at La Mans on July 25th. THE WEATHER Forecnsti A'lrginla?Locnl rnlnx Mon flny nud TiiGHdiiy) not qull. no .vnri.'j llght to fresh, viy-Inblo, .vIiiiIh. North Carollnn?Fair ..londiiy niul Tuesday| llght (o frenli .vla.ls, moNlly south. COXDITIONS YESTERDAl'. Rlehmond's weather was warmer and partly cloudy. CONDITIONS IN IMPORTANT CITIES. (At 8 P, m., Eastern Standard Tlmo.) Placo Ther. H. T. Woathor. Ashevllle . 80 Atlanta .80 Buffalo .80 Charlotto . 82 Chieago ., 7Q Cinclnnatl . 92 Detroit '. 83 jl-Iattoras., 78 ?Jacksonville .... 80 Kansas Clty. Sl iMemphls . '88 Mobilo .84 .New Orleans..,, 22 'Oklahoma Clty.. 82 iPittsburg .72 IRttlelgh . 84 Savannah . 72 Norfollc . 84 Tampa . 82 AVnshington ...'. 74 Yellou-stono .... 82 iW.VlATl.U_-. -AliMANAC. 0 July. 13, 1!>Q8;. |?n r'ses.5:00 VIIGH TIDE, ??" sets.7:31 ' Mornlng......3*fi0 Moon sets....7;_a ,. Ev^ilny*< ....-??* s*-8 son, Rlohmbnd, chalrman; ,T. L. AVnllter Norfolk; Frank V. Clark, Hgniiokc: E AV. Slmckleford, South Boston. Dental Hyglone?XI. Wood Cnnipbell Suffolk, chalimnn; V. XV. Stltt. RIch? mond; T, S. \p. Covlngton, Llllan; S E. AVard, Pocahontns, ? Dontal Educatlon, Llterature nm1 Nomenclaturo?John W. Manning, Nor? folk, chalrman; L. C. Tueker, Black? stone: AV. II. Haller. Portsmouth; Henry C. Jones. Rlohrnond. Dentnl Loglslatlon?F. W. Stlff. RIch? mond, chalrman. F. A. Leo, Lj'nchbiirg; E. P. Ben'dlos, Danvllle; Irvln B. Smith, Rlohmond. Dental Coranilcs?R. H. AValker. Nor? folk, chalrman; George H. Klnch, Boydton; A. R, Bowlos, RIchmond; AVIl? lIam M. Sturges, Norfolk. Pathology and Therapoutlcs?AV. E. Norris, Charloltosvlllo, chalrman. B. J. Pressey, Newport Nows; Baskerville Brldgoforth, Rlohmond; J. Ar. Hitller. AVythovllle. , A/iatorhy, Hlstology nnd Physlology? AVIllIam Pllcher, Petersburg, chalrman; M. B. Rudd, Richmond: J. B. Pressey, Hampton; John F. Reed, Norfolk.. Orthodontln and Dental Appllances? AV. H. Moseley. South Boston, Chalr? man; E.'J. Applewhlte, Newport News; J. W. Eggleston; RIchmond; R. M. Bnr rott, Norfolk. New Mombers?Tlpomas H. Parra more, Hampton. chalrman; E. P. Par sons.^Masste's MIU; Benjamln Bloxton, RIchmond; P. W. Beckham, Farmvllle. Old and Curlous Dental Instruments, Odd and Abnormal Models, Old Books, Fictures, Etc.?J. O. Hodgkln, AArarren ton, chalrnjan; AV. O. Smith, Loulsa; AV. H. Savage, Cllfton Forge. A. La Fayette, Stratford, RIchmond, Speclal C6mmltteo on Cllnlcs?R. L. Simpson", RIchmond, chalrman; A. L Stratford, Richmond,,-R. AA'. Sprlnklo, Staunton. ENGINE HOILKR BXPLODESt KII.l.S KXGIXEKIl AND FIREMAN COLUMBUS, OHIO; July 12.?Wll? llam Wetterman, englnoer, and M. H, Baus, flreman, both of Columbus. were killed early to-day by the exploslon of the boller of a Hocklng A'alley frelght locomotlve at Poweli Station, sixteen mlles north of Columbus. Tho locomo tlvo had just helped a frelght trnln up tho Kteep grado nt Poweli, and wns standlng at tho statipn awnltlng to be ur.coupled when the accldent occurred. The boller was hurle* slxty feet. The cause of tho explosloB ls not known. M'CILL HOUSE TO Bt ERECTED SOON Pla-rjrs for Handsome New Build , ings Now in Inspector's Office. Plnns for the now bulldlngs whlch will be erectotl on tho lot next to St. Poter',*- Catholic ClitirotC' on Graco Streot, hear Eighth, nnd ' whlch will bo used ns a rectory for tho piuUor nnd a olubhouse for tho McGlll Catholic Unlon und tlyo Knights of Columbus, aro now In the ofTlco of the Building Inspector. _\s soon as the drawlngs and spccttications. are approved by the Inspector, R. A. Slewers, to wViom the contract has beon awarded, will com menefo work on the foundations. - _ The T-.vo l_.illdl.iK-*. Tho contract cost ot the twb bulld? lngs will be more thnn .30,000. The rectory 'ls to cost abotit $10,000, and the remalnder of the sun. will be ex? pended on tho clubhouse, which will be ono of the bost equipped and most modern In tho State. Messrs. James M; Powers, -Andrew V. Cavanaugh, Jo? seph A. Dart, James A. Patterson, John C. Hagan and John A. Ryan, compoBo tho committee selected to approvo the plans nnd suppplnto.nd the constructlon of tho clubhouse, Externally the fronts of tho two bulldlngs wlll.be slmilar, hafmonlzlng ln every pnrtlcular. ' Colonlal style will be followed as nearly as posslble. The material to be used ha? much the ap? pearance of granlte, In the basement ot the rectory will be tho boller, laundry nnd stornge rooms. On the maln floor will bo of? fices, a double parlor and t\.l kltchen. ,The secontl floor will contaln tho study and bodroom of tho pastor, adjolnlng whlch will be tho study and sloeplng nportments of the assistant. Rooms foi*. visitors and the study nnd bed? room of tho second asslstant will bo on tho thlrd floor. - Tho McGlll llflunc, In tho clubhouse, whlcli will be call? ed tho "McGlll House," tho baths, bll llard ond poolrooms will be located in the basement. At the back of these. runnlng two storles in helght, will bc the gymnaslum, seventy by fbrty-throe feet ln size, equipped with the latest appliances. The assembly hall, to be used for lectures and enteTrtalnmonts, will be dlrectly above tho gymnaslum and wlU contaln a stage anel drcsslng rooms. Thls .will extend over to the rectory, belng elghty by forty-threo feet, and having a soatltjg capaclty of about G00. The flrst floor ot tho club? house will bc used for parlors and ll? brarles and the second for loainglng and readlng rooms. Thc entlre* thlrd floor will be devoted to a smnll as? sembly hall for ordlnary meetings. Thore will be space on the top for a roof-garden. POPE BLESSES "BENJAMJNS" Sayi. He Love* llent thc *.t_i_)r-nt? of the Amerlenn Collrge ln -toinr. [Snoclal rablc to Tho Tlmes Dixpateh.l ROME. July 12.?The Pope to-dny gave an audlence to 150 students of the Amerlcan college. hended. by'Rec? tor Kennedy, who dellvered an address of loyalty on the occasion of the Sacerdotal Jubllee. He presented to His Hollness the studonts* contribution to Peter's pence. and also a splendid portralt of tho Pope b_x Muller Url, whlch Is considered by AFnttcan oflicials to be the best picturo of His Hollness extant. Monslgneur Kennedy con? eluded hls address by saying: "Truly we are representatlves of the youngest daughter of the church, but we are fuller of love and falth than our eldest sister." The Pope thanked the oollege for lts devotlon and for the glfts. He sald he wlshed his best portralt to remaln among the students, and he gave them the plcture to koep ln the college. He added that "Though the Unlted States was the youngest daugh? ter of the church, yet each father has his Benjamln. whom he cherlshes wlth the warmest affectlon. AA'lthout dlmln lshlng my rogard for the other col? leges In Rome, I admlre especlally you, my Benjamlns." Hls Hollness expressed satisfaction wlth the students' work. He blessed the bishops of America, the studonts, thelr famllles and the whole Amerlcan natlon. . .. Llgh.iili.g Strlke* Trolley Car. PHILADELPHIA, PA., Jfuly 12.? Durlng an electrical storm whlch pass? ed over thls clty to-nlght. Iightnlng struck a trolley car returning from a suburban park fllled wlth passengers, and In the panlc whlch ensued flve women were thrown to the roadway and badly Injured. . .A The Iightnlng blew out*-.tho fuses. placlng the enr In total darkness. Tha passengers mado a rush to escape, and ln the confuslon many of the passen? gers were trampled upon. but ull es? caped Injury wlth tho exception of the flve women. OBITUARY. ? al, E. Wllklnnun. Mr. M. E. Wilklnson, one of West Polnt's oldest and most promlnent cit? lzens, dled at hls homo thero at 12 o'clock yesterday. He was Btrlcken wlth paralyslB at 11 o'clock on Frlday night. and novor rallled from tho at? tack. He was tho father of Mrs, Chas. AV. AVostbury, wlfo of tho district pass? enger agent of tjio Southorn Rallway. Ho was slxty-slx yoars old. , Ho body wfll.be taken to Brlstol, Pa.. hls-former home, for Interment. The funeral will tnko placo on Wodnosdny. Fiinernl of Mr. AVIItMlilr?, Tho funeral of Mr. James M. Wllt? shlre, who dlod on yestordny mornlng at 12:30 o'clock, at .ils rosldonco, No. 308. Arch Stroot. will tako piano thls nfternoon at 5:30 o'clock. Tho sor vIcom wIlFbe conducted from tho home by th? Rov. XX. D. C. Maolachlan; pas? tor of the Soventh Strooth ChrlMtlitu Church. Tho Intormont will bo made In Hollywood Cemotcry. . TIlOIIUIH llojv. fj-fpeclai to Tho Tlmoi-DlspiUch.'J PETERSBURG, VA., July 13.?Ml*. Thomas Hoy, aged twonty-throo yortrs, dlod of Brlght's dlsoaso nt 5 0,'olook thls evening at tho rosldonco of l.l*j brother, Dr AV. P. Hoy. Dooor-Hud loiivos threo brothers and flvo rlfilor*. to rnourn .hls doath. ".Tn*. ?"'?'????? "iV. llnll. [Speelal to Thc Tlm'-K-fiUpatoll.j PETERSBURG, VA., July 12.?Mrs. Georgo AV. Hall dlod at 11 o'clook I.IiIm niorning at her rosldonof- on ?_*ov.-n Street. tho was tho wldow of Goorgo AV Hall, formerly oommlssloncr of rov enuo for potersburg. Sho loavos one son Mr. Porrv Hall. of Rlohmond. and a daughtor, Miss Besslo Hall. of tPI.n clty. . -' Mra. F. M. Duniililgtou. LYNCHBURG, \rA., JUly 12.?Ml*s. F. M. Dunnlngton, aged twonty-soven, daughtor <of J. W. McKlnnoy, dlod at her homo on Court Street thls after? noon, after a long lllnoss. Cbarlcf. MurnUnll. . [Speolal tn The Thnos-DUpatoh,] GLADESBORO, VA., July 12?Chas, Marshall,' son of ex-Sherlff C. M. Jttar shall, dled here last weok. ? STATE FARMERS COME HEXT MONTH Convention Onc of Most Import? ant to Richmond Ever Held Hcrc. From presoiit jndlciitlons fully 3,000 pf-nplowlll gathor ln RlchmonJ for tht aiiniiiil Farmor's Inatttulo of Virglnlrt, which beglus het-u nn August Ith, tu roiimlii ln scsslur. thrno days. Every effort ls belng "put forth to mako tlil." thc most successful Institute yot held, nnd all' Interests are co-operatlng tn that end. j*". A-5 the fnrmors como to RIchmond at tho Invitatlon of tho Chamber, of Com mnrci*,' lt ls natural that thlH body nhould tako the lead,* but. all other commerctal organlzatlon-. are unltlng ln plans to give tho sttirdy Vlrglnlans a icyal welc"ome to RIchmond. One of the chlef fenturts of/ the ooftventlon will be a vislt by the wholo body to tho famous farm of Mr. Charles F. Senff, of Now York, on tho James Rlvor. - Two Old Domlnlon steamers havo been chartered to tako the dele? gates down and back, and tho day wlU be spent. through tho courtesy of tho manager, ln Inspecttng what ls recog? nized ns perhaps the best equipped and best maintalned plantation ln Virginia, a fflrm on whlch the members of tho institute may see a fleld-of 300 acros of alfalfa growlng at one tlmo. Tho entlre day will be given up to an ln spectlon of thls place wlth a vlow to showlng what an expert can do, and how, by the use of labor-saving de? vices and lmproved machlnery, a farm can be mado to pay handsome proflts. Iini-ortnnt to IUohmoud. ?Mr. Henry AV. AVood has been named na chalrman ot the commlttee of ar? rangements for the comlng Institute. nnd has Issued an Informal Invitatlon to members of the various commcrclal organizations to namo representatlves on the entertalnment commlttee. Chalrman AVood belloves thnt of all tho conventions whlch have been brought to Richmond In recent years, tho gatherlng of farmers ls the one whlch can most bcnoflt tho clty, and that It ls hero at tho capital and nat? ural centre oi tho Stato that the farm? ers can hold thelr largest and most Interesting gatherlng. In thls con? nection Chalrman AA'ood sald yester? day:^ RIchmond hns to compete wlth Bal? tlmoro on tho East and wlth Cinclnnatl on the West for trade for all that soc? tlon of tho State west of Charlottes? vllle. The comlng gatherlng of the farmers. wlth the exhlblts whlch will be made. will glvo Richmond mer 1 chants an excellent opportunity to place before the farmers from the A'alley and southwestcrn parts of the Stato the advantages ot RIchmond as a tradlng centre.. Instead of going to the North and AA'est to purchase thelr machlnery and supplies." The State Depa'ftment of Agrlcul turo ls taking grant Interest In thc comlng meeting, and the offlcers. ln? cludlng Commissioner Koiner, will bc cn the 11st of speakers. Among those who have also consented to speak are the follov^-Ing: Dr. S. A. Knapp. De purtment of Agrlculture. AVashlngton, D. Ci speclal agont In chargo ot farm demonstration ln the South. T. C. Johnson. of Norfolk, dlrector of the trucklng experlment station: E. XX. Mathewson, of Washlngton. D. C. crop technologlst In charge of tho co-operation tobacco experlment sta? tlons ln -Virginia. Henry W. AVood, of tho seed flrm of T. AA'. AA'ood & Sons, Richmond. Dr. E. M. Magruder. Richmond, chlef chcmlst of the Department of Agrl? culture of tho State. Wlllls O. AVIng, of Machanlcsbnrg, O., speclallst ln alfalfa and sheep. N. Schmltz, Washlngton, D. C-, Bureau of Plnnt Industry, and ln charge of alfalfa Investlgatlon In A'irginia, Mary. land nnd the Carollnas.\ J T. O. Sandy, presldent of the Insti? tute, and head of tlje test farm at Burkevllle, Va. W. D. Saunders, RIchmond, State Dalry and Pure Food Commissioner. J. A. Turner, Holllns, Va., expert dalryman. AVestmoreland Dftyls, Leesburg, Va., owner of Morvon Park estate, contaln? lng ono of tho finest dalrles ln Vir? ginia. ,Dr. W. J. Qulrk. of Blacksburg, dean of the Agricultural Department. J. H. C. Beverly, Chance, Va? mem? ber of the State Board of Agrlculture. . Dr. T. M. Owens, RIchmond, Fed? eral Inspector ln chargo of the cattle tlck quarantine. Dr. J. G. Ferneyhough, Burkevllle, State Veterlnarlan. / Lyman Carrler, Blacksburg, agrono mlst. Leslle D. Kllne, Vauoluse, Va? mem? ber of the board of tho V. P. I. / Dr. Paul B. Barrlnger, Blacksburg, Va., presldent of tho A'. P. I. James Bellwood, Chesterfleld county, ono of the largest dalrymen ln Eastern Virginia. Dr. Charles U. Gravatt, Port Royal, Va.. Stato Sonator and author of the agrlcuUural hligh school bill passed by the last Leglslature. T. G. Wood, Agricultural Hlgh School, Burkevllle, Va. Captaln P. St Jullan "Wilson, State Hlghway Commissioner. Congressman F. R. Lasslter, of Pe? tersburg. Dr. S. W. FJetcher, Blacksburg, dl? rector of experlment station. Samuel B. AVoods, of Charlottesvllle, presldent State Hortlcultural Soelety. ex-Mayor, of Charlottesvllle, and largo apple grower. A. J. McKath, Only, Va? ex-member of tho State Board of Agrlculture, and secretary of the Eastern Shoro Pro diico Assoclatlon. Dr. AVIllIamC Stubbs, Sassafras, A'a., for (thlrty yoars dlrector of tho Louls? lana Experlment Station. MAINE COAST ABLAZE. PORTLAND, ME., July 12.?Wlth a serles of dangerous forest flres scat? tered all along the Malne coast, and niglng also nt various lnland polnts, tho situation td-night was regarded as somewhat alarmlng, Thero havo bo.n no rnlns for more than a month, and undor tho scorchlng heat of tho last Iwo wooks, tho undergrowth ln tho Mulno forosts has become dry as tln dor. ' Thousands of acres' of wlld land havo boen burned over. Tho 'loss of tlmbor ln the K.neo reglon alone Is enllniatod at over $100,000, and tho flre lu that dlstrlct to-nlght was stlll un ooiitrollnd. Tralns on tho Somersot Uallroad havo been hold up by tho ClninoH. Bnngor was falrly clrcled to-nlght hy tho flro ln the woods of nelghbor Ing towns. No towns were oonsldered ln any Immedlnto danger, but vast tracts of wood land were being licked up, It 4s ostlmated that a ,thousand mon aro fighting forest flres wlthln u radlus of thlrty-flve mlles of Bangor, ai! MEXICAN UEVOLVTIONISTS TAKEN TO STATE PENU'ENTIAUY [Rntolnl te Tho* Tlmas-Dlapatch.l EL PASO, TEX,, July 12.?The thlr? ty-two prlsonors brought hero yester? day from Casas Grando, Moxloo, were sent South thls mornlng under the samo guards that brought them. nll tied together!wlth ropes, and armed soldlers-standlng over them. Mexloan oflicials are stlll silent as to tholr des tinatton, butjt la supposed that they were sent fo the State penitentiary at Chlhuahua. CONFERENCE WILL, FIGHT MITTEROUf Severai Ministers Here Believa ' Trustees Will Yield Before Final Clash Comes. ? Rosolutlons touchlng tho Rafidolph Mncon situation wlU probably bo adopted by, thc conforenco of tho AA'est RIchmond Dlstrlct bf tho Methodlst Church, wliich meets thls year ut Cartersvlllo on July 21st, for a session of about three doys. Tho Rev, Goorgo Wesley Jones, pastor of Clay Stroet Church, of thls clty, wlU preach tho openlng sermon, and tho Rov, J, N. Latham, of Centenary, wlli dellvor tho missionary address. Beyond tho fact that they will con demn tho actlon of the Randolph-Macon board In declarlng the colleges not the property of the denomlnatlon, it ls not known as yot Just what wlU bo the tenor of thc resolutlons. RIchmond clergymen do not expect that tho actlon will bo by any means as drar_tlc as that tnken by Central Church, Man? chester, a few weeks ago, or that tho resolutlons will call for a wlthdrawal of support from Randolph-Macon Col? lego whlle the matter ls pendlng. AVhatovor the actlon, the wholo ques? tlon will come up for final swltlement In the Virginia Conference,\whlch meets ln Epworth Church, Norfolk. on November 11 th. A commlttee ap? polnted af thc conference lnst year will roporf back that the Randolph Macon trustees havo declared the col? leges not the property of tho churcti. nnd have decllned ovortures, tatt- ^ nomlnatlon of trustees by the A'lrginla nnd Baltlmore Conferences, prefcrrlr.g to havo tho board a self-porpetuatlng body, as under the present charter. In thc mlnds of RIchmond dprgv men thls report wlli beyond a doubt preclpltat/ a general debate, and It may be that legal stops will ho det.-r mlned upon by the conforenco ln ordo. to have tho courts sottlo tho troublo once for all. fcevero.1 mlnlstcrs express tho view thnt the trustees will soo beforo thi meeting of tbe conference thnt lt ls not wlso to push thc fight at thls tlme and will wlthdraw from a ; positlon tho Mt-thodlsts generally. ' CHURCH MILITANT - CongreK?t|?n iI1(i?,KeM ,? ,,, , ?*^XS5&t. ?"? .CoUvem.,f,"t nn" mude. For more than two yenrs. or ulnce he congregatlon was started. tlwro nave been turbulent tlmes. tbo pollco rtsorves belng called on more thnn ono occasion to proservo order durlng tho What led to the row tn-day fur? ther than that it was a r.-vival of the previous hostllltles the pollce were un? able to learn. but soon after the con? gregatlon assembled for evening ser? vlce there was a dlsturbamce. In whlch the women members of the church playpd a promineat i_art. Screams comlng from tho bulldln.. attracted Polleemen Benzo and Horton. They found the congregatlon In con fuslon, and Ir the centre of the church the real flght was ln progresK. -?Tho pollcemen mado tholr way lo thc seat of the trouble, but were-set upon and beaten. and were In a sorry plight when reserves reached tho church. Horton was bltten on the hand an-.l hls nnkle was spralned. whllo Benzo was bloedlng from a krUfe gnsh ln hls arm. Four persons were arrested. Money Saved 20% Off on all Buggies, Surreys, Runabouts, Wagons and Phaetons To-day and To-morrow. Ainslie Carriage Co., 8-10-12 South Eighth Street. The Jefferson Turkish Baths . Having Boen Thoroughly Renovated, Are Now Open for Business Undor tho Mnnagcment of tho JEFFERSON HOTEL Gentlomen'B hours from 4 _.'? M. to 10 A. M, dally und ull day Sunday. Ladlen" hours from 10 A. M. to 4 P. M. dally, excopt Sunday. Sln-jlo tlckets, ?1-00; 6 tlclcots, -15.00; 18 tickotH. $10. Cut Price Sale MEN'S OXFORDS * S ail B, BROAD. SEE WINDOW DISPLAY. XONO DISTANCE /PHONE 481 R. L Barnes Safe & Lock Co. MuuufauturtrM of Illgli-Grutle Standard Snfca and Vaulta. Fa'otorlea Nos. 1 and 2 TrlBK Ship Yarda, Oltlcea und Show Rooma, 11-13-15 North Fourteenth Streot, Hlchmond, Va. LUMBER l.tirsent Stock, Heat Aaaoi-tiuen.. -.(meat I'rlcoa, WOODWARD * 801V. HleUmond, Va.