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Dnnli. II" wnv jihilnly dir.'rnd, Wont injt n btnclt ffbefc conl litul ttppctirc fthppj "n?l rtiftlnnti ile wna llshcf'f jntn'.ihn itrrnl hull hy * |ir> entlre eitlj itfl, where llnii ri?senib1C(l tho fohrt tcritath.'.-i of (im' luvtioti nml slnto tllg niiuii.'.M. clvll, mllltary riiul cccloslai tlon). The I'lliic-,, bXp'roBStSlI lhe wlft to pnTorm finlulloha nnd r-.-iy prnyori Hhnrtly beforn l oVJibck' Uto priiic Boiemniy *nl>flbMT>ed t.i tlie ijfc'lli) wlllc was luliiii i i>rotl by Sholk-Ul-Islam, . miillrili offered prhycra tor iho wbi f,u-.' "f lii'o now SultoD, nnd tho pros? perlty Of thc im'loii. ntlfl lllfi ttSSOitl biogc rospohdpd "Amen." Tho bnttc'rlus bobihGd mi niitiotinc" lli.Mii tn lllfi clty |h|U ;i new ruli'r " 11r*? hron swbrn liito olilee. whllo nll prcs .?nt eorigrrtttnatcd atohiiiinbd V? ivh v?bn( Immedlately to tlie Top Knfidi palace lo v< ncra'to tlio ro)|c8. riicorrd by Croitdn, Itettirnlug bj tlio Gaiiilh Urldga b lioimanngl che palace', whero. ho wii (hke up hlt resldence, tho now .Siiltni cnlhuslMiIcally chebred by gren' t r..v??'?? all nlong tix- way, to whlch h< respondPd by paltitlng repbatedly EBBgjWjJPBiSgBgBtegaaBMCTltf. SSgFSfMsm $$/^i:b.'M MEH.1IMlll) V.. SULTAN tll' TlllKKV. Su'cccaaor 1" Hln Hrolher, Abdul Ihtinlil II. Knvor Boy. ono bf tlio prohilnont lead? ers "f Uio youiig'Turks, who ifollb'wtid tlio procossloh, wus recognired aud re? ceived a ti'dtriendous ovafloh. When the nssenibly deputation ar riyed at tho ViiUiv: th,- fetva of tlio Slielk l"l Islam was lianded to Ali Djevftd Boy, tirst secretary for cpn'i municatinu to Abdul Hamid. who In an inner apartmont was guatded by Hftoon cunuchs. 1 i.iovnd ' Boy tried lo galri adriiltiancb by khocklng, und after. tli,la waa continucd for .somo flfteen inin titCK the door was opened nnd Abdul Hamid appcurcd. Ilo accepted the fet? va wlthout comment. Tho deputation was then ushercd into hls presence and| the spbkesman sald: "Vou no longer rt-i-u ovor us." Abdill llatiiid gavo a .loop sijrh of rcltel upon being Informed that no de .-i^iis were chtertahicd agalnst hls llfo. Abdul Hamid From "Tln- Yenr of Sluiiite," 1SIM. Cnllpb. t did Ihce vrrmig'j l liniled tlieo lato "Abdttl tlie dnimicd." mill >??uld rechll Ihe wmril. It mergecl Hieo willi (lu- uiiSUtintrt oiik herd That crowd tlio npproacbes '<> the iiifc-rii.-.l sulo: SpIrltK r-'roKiirioiiN, equal In (Iicir NllllO . ,\s iv (he iiiultltiidlnima Oeciitl blrd, GnnnetAor mill, whose tvitinlcring Itlnlnl is Iii'iird (ln Ailan or lonii dcMolntc. For lu a world vtlicre evll deedii nboitnil Tlio inerely diltiiued nro IorIou; vtllh puieli mmiIm Ih tmt cnt'h corner aud crnntiy ?if Topbel oraiumod; II.'t lliou, lho lirl^hK'-t ol' hell'M tturooloH, !)!?>( folu.li Niipronio, lncMittpnrnbly cro\i nocl, linniortiill.v, liovond nll iiinrtnlN dltniticdt WII.I.IAM WATSOX. UlUe Iiitervat Shmvn. CHATHAM. \'.\.. Aprll 21.?Tho names of Judgo .Mann antl .Mr. Tucker uio belng heard wherever a crowd as. Bembles, hut llttle interest haa beon manlfested in tho oampalRTn. From reports from dlfferent parts of tliq country, both candldates havo frlends, bul j.u'dge Mann .s.-em^ to have tho old llrie pullticlaus. Many are very tnin-li in favor of a prlmary for nohiinatlng loglslatiye candldartcs, but nothlng has Ix-f-n nif.ntlrined aiiinns thoso ln a po? sition to Hay what course wlll he taken to Ihls end. SpriiltM a! Cnrfcr?vllle. [Hpocial iu 'ri,o Tlmea-Sliipatcli!] CARTKIISVILLIO, VA.. AprTl "7.? II'.n. Harry St. Georgo Tucker spnlu t.i :!ii iiudlonce in tho Town llall hero last nlfrlil. and inoi wlth 11 hoartv wtilcome. Mr. Tuckor wus fatiguod from his speech at I'ahnyra aml tho tiM-somi: trlp to Carternvllle, oonse quently lils talk wa..- whort und Infor mnl. He cxplnlncd eloarly his ;.itlon on thu lli|uor nuestlon, atn'ting thut i7es, u The !s the Life" If Bad, Hardly Worth Living. If Good, Healthy and Happy. "1 am wel! plcased with my oxpori ence with HbOd'a Sarsaparilla for my blood. My trouble waa of a scrofulous nature?Kore.s frequently cmne on my neck, Increaslng in number aud -size. Years of treatment falled io effect a permanent cure. Tho soros dls chargod freely. and gavo me mueh pain. The drain on my ayctbm had been ao grem I was completely woi-n out, easlly becamo tired, and did nol have iriuch fippetUe, My neck was so f.oro aiid siyolleii, 1 could hardly turn my head around, but 1 took Hood's faithfully, and \ylthin two niontaa tho beneflt began to oome. Tho aores healed up, rny general hoalih 1m proveil, .appetlle caip.e back, nnd my flesh took on a gpqd eojor- Slnce then 1 havo never bocn trouhlod with scrof ula, and have hnd good heuith all tho time.". Mra. Alvin Barton, West yt., WalpqJe, Mass., Jan. io. 1909. A3"Hood'f5 ' Sarsaparilla effecta lts wohdi.'rful curea, not .^inij.ly because li cojitalns Bar?apurilla, but beeauae II ipomblnea ili-? uUjiost i omoiiiai valuoa 7t more than 20 dlfferejlt Ingred/enta. Begin taking Hood's SarBaparllla today. Oet it la iho usual liquid form nr ln chocolated tablet.H known ai Barsaubt. 100 Dus-ia Ono Dollar. *Z3em Our plant supplles overy thing for tiie adornment of th. humnn form?man or boy from head to foot. For the head, soft or stif' hats? Dunlap, Heath (London), < . Stetsgn, ' ' Berry. With an assortment the breadth and character of ours,. selecting's easy. $2 upwards. For the feet, high and low shoes? The Berry Shoe, $3.50, $4 and $3?now famous. Tlie Hanan Shoe, $6 and $6.30?never loses friends. -We supply the body equally well. Iie-stooil for local sclf-gov'criiment. Mc. Tucker stutocl thnt ho is not n prolilbillonlst anil never can be, be? cause ln- ls a Democrat. Mr. Tucker soeniH coiifidcnt of wln? nlng tlio noiiiir-ution. and ho fools os piei.-iliy strong here lu Ilio old Tenth Oitftrlct. where lie learned to "run" nnd from wlilch he wus Kent to Con? gress. Mr. Tucker left thls morning for Cumberland 0. Ii., where he spoke to? day; Wlllle In Cartersville Mr. Tucker was the guest nf C. W. Dicklnson. Tucker nt I'nlinyrn. [Special ln Tho Tlmes-D.t-patch. 1 I'AI.MVUA. VA., Aprll 27.?Hon. H. St; George Tucker spoke here yestor? day to u larjje, and onthuslastlc audl? ence. Mr, Tucker is much beloved ln ithls. lils old congres'slonal district, and Fluvanna w.ls glad to honor hlm. AITOMOIHI.E CAKNIVAI.. IVn Tlioinuiml I'eople Shlrer in Cold as ltiicr-* Are Pulled OlT. NEW VOISK, April _7.?Ten tliousand perftons shlvercd for flve hours lhls after? noon ln Jnmatco. L. I? whllo nutomol.ite iimo uials wero run off under slic nuspices i! the New Vork Trade Association. The afTair was the second da> event in ihe annual Metropolltan Motor Cnrnlval, whlch wlll lasi thrmiglmut tho week. AH ivi !?? -ilralKlitaway con tests, ln ti.ne mlle freo-for-all ruee, the blg svent of tlie day, the Beni, 120-hor?e-power .nsoline ear, drlven by Davld Bruce Brown. ?on 111 ::"? ;'-"? .?? eonds. wlilch waa at thc ra.f !<>?,, i mlles an hour. ln the two mlles free-for-all race the lamc Henz car, wlth Brown drlvlng, won In l'l.KIWItK FOlt MEETING. , Mempljls Wlll l.ntertiilti Glgnntlc Church Confcroi.ce. ? MI.MIMIIS. TI.N.V. April 27.?rrellmlnnry i to tho meeting of ihe church cxtenslon board ot the Methodlst Episeopnl Churoh, I Soutli. whlch will convene Tliursday, re;.re sentatlvea from twehty-sevyn confeienres ? Uie South nnd West. ropreiontlrik a church I metn'bershlp of 1,77.'.,OOO. met here to-day i for a two drtyii" conforehco to pcrfoct plans ; to !>?? pr'esentod at tlie general meeting look I Ing to the crintlnuatlnn und onlargemont ot j llie work cliirlng the comlng year. POSSE IN PURSUIT lf Negro Ih Cnptiirc-I He AVill Surcly lie I.jnelied. BAltTOW. PliA.', Aprll __7.?At a late hour last nlglu Charjes Scarbo'ro, negro; attempted :a-.crimlhal assault nn -Mrs. Taylor I>i?E,on. n prominent woman of P'ort _vt___-rs, who i.s visit? ing the famlly <._____Ui-. F. M. Wilson lfhre. The negro "niiuli. good lils e ca'pe after. having__ been frightehea away -hy .Mrs. 'Kriorson's screams. A posse yjas at once formed. and lias heen ln search of tlie. negro ull day, and If hp is captured lie will undoubtedly be l.wuheil. -N'o Iiiiitution lleer. NASI1VIL.1.I-, TENN.. Aprll 27.?In the Senato to-day Iho l.lll provldlng for the niiinuruciur.- or sale of Imltution heer con lalnlng not over :: por cont. of ulcohul was killed on ..ecuml readlng. THE WEATHER f liiit-eiiM! VirgliiOi?Sho.vers \Vctl iic.-kIiij innruiiiK, lolloived hy eli-niini; n"d c-.oI._rj Tlun'.tduy, IncrcnNlug eloiid IllVMii; llgbt. vurljlkle .vimls. Niirth Uurolimi?.?.hn.vi.r?_ Wcdiie.iduyi nm?yvert_ on ihe coiimI; fnlr, .vurincr in llie Inieriiii-; liuhl, viiriniil.- .vluds. I>e tumlug liortlicuttl, Tliursday. coS'Dh'ioNs vi:sTi;iti).vv. Teinperaiuie, s A. .M. vi Hiiimidiiiy . * ' :< wipd, tlireciion _ Wlnil, voloully . I We.it her .. .".. !,-;?"???'?>,.:::::::::::rz ?- '?'-'? temperaturo . ,;?? I;; 1'. _M. temperaturo . Oo Maxlmum temperature up tp-fi'p M. ' ,?. .Miuliiuiiu lemperutiiro up tu ; i 1'. M. ... Mean temporiittire . Noi mal tempei aturo .'.'.'.'..'.'.'.'..'. 1 "tin i- ui-.. iu temperaturo yoaVo'r !'.-i.'vi.'ncy ln tehipofaturo sliici Mnrcli ! . :esa ln teipperatura sincu 1 . in ralnfall slnco Murch Acciitn: detlcisiu-y in ralnfall slnco " '|1,U1,:">' ! ?**.*"??.o.-iu COMHTIOSS IN ISinOHTANT IITII'S (At s l'. M? linstorn Staudnrd Thnei) 1,li"'"" J-hor, 11. T. Weather ; Itevllle . :,l ,;, i;._i,_ ' ' Ualii 11 ii Io leliinali' ?ity,. tmr. Norfolk ... ifiiupa .... M'nHliltiBtoii Vi'llowEionc 10 icalp il rto.in i. rtain 12 llllln '- Clear ?!'? JUiiu lluln !8 Olear i.s Kain I Unlll ;i Rain . 1' cloiuh rtaln i? Itiiin ll I'liUn MIXIATt Hi; Al, .1 \\,vc, Alii'll 2S, 100'J, ??=?". ??R::::r-WS ?a?T*?R Sun ri /' ews oi \ MnncHenter ntirentt, Tlmoa-PJapntch, 111'L" llnll Mr. .1, .TorcpIi 12, .loltnslbn Cortip, Confeitcf nto Vciornha, hus recolyod and rtft'opto nn Invitation to utloiid the sllver to tn bb glyoii nt tho courtlioiiac io-innr row nnd Frhluy illghta, nml wlll lllbb al licndtiunrtcrB nnd ntlcnd lu tt body Tho tea, whlch wlll ho hcld under th oitspicoa ot' tho I'liosict-rioid Oo'un.t; Chtiptb'r, Dauglitei's of tho Confodoruby Is for the bcncllt of the Honln fo iNccdy Confederate Woincli, und 11 ii tho deslre of tho commander of tln camp that all Confedcratca who cni . posslbly do BO bo on hand to-morrov nlght at Si, o'clock. A splendid pt*o> | gr.un, conslstfiig of vocnl und Iriatru mental numbers, hns beon arranged and rcfreshnients wlll bc served. Thi courthotiHo. whlch was loanctl for tlu occaslon by thc clty ofllclals, wlll bc appropiintely decorated, nnd tho ovcnl promlses to bo ono thal wlll llve long ln the annals of the Chealerflcld Chap tcr's history. Dc.'tth of .lohn A. Hlaiiton. John A. Blanton, a highly re'apected nnd well-known oltizon, dled al his res idoncu on Balnbrldge Slrcet yesterday uftornoon, ahorlly beforo 1 o'clock. Mr. Blanton, who was ln the ssovoutl iitli yenr of hls age, had boen ln 111 hoalth for a number of years, and his doath waa not unexpe'ctetl. Hc had been a resldbrit bf this clty for moro than forty yeara, nnd n\> to four yeara ngo, wlVbn he was taken alck, had been actlvCcly engaged In the brlck business. Mr. Blanton wus born in I'rlncc. Ed ward county and was a Confederate veteran, havlng served -throughout tho wa r. He was a member of Joseph 13. Johnston Camp of Confederate Vet? erans, of this clty. l-'our years ago Mr. Blanton was strlcken Wlth crgep Ing paralysls, and since tliat tlmo to lils doath liad suffercd acutcly. He was popular among a large clrcle of friends, who wlll mourn hls loss. Besldea hla wife, ho la survlved by ono sou, G. W. Blanton, who ls u resident of thls clty. Tho funeral wlll take place to-mor? row afternoon at -1 o'clock from OaK Grovo Bupllsl Church, aml Intcrniont wlll ho In Maiiry Cemetery. A dele? gation from Joseph E. .lohnslon Camp wlll accompany the remnlna to the grave. Stllllll lllll/.o lu Clitnmcy. Responding to an alarm of flre yes? terday mornlng at S:nO o'clock, tbo Flro Department qulckly extlngulshcd ti small bluzc ln the chimney of a house ut l'JOT Wall'Street, whlch wus caused by a defectlve flue. Tho dam? age will airtount to only $10. Thls is tho flrst time lhat the new double teum has had an opportunity of show? ing its mcrita, and members of the department say lhat lts work was of the hlgheat quality. Andrew, thc new horse, showed aprlntlng qualities thut they are unable to boasl of for Bob. but a li tt lc pulllng ou thc part ot Driver Cotl'oin kept them ln llne. ' nehenrxe for I'laj. Those who wlll take part in "Aunt Dlnah's Qulltlng Party" which wlll shortly be glven for the bonefit of West End Methodist Church, met, last night at the homo of MIss Ida Butler aiul held a rehearsal. This and "Ma pusenberry.'s Girls" wlll bo given at the Loader Theatre at an oarly date. The entertaltihient ls under the diree tlon ot Mrs. XV. H. Marshall. "Aunt Dinah" was presented here liefore a large audlence a short tlme ago. lloiincbrcnker ("iiptiirod. Charles Branch. colored, was ar rested'last nlght by Ofilcer Wnymack. charged with cnterlng thc home of XV, Wobb al Drewry's Bluff and steal ing two hats and three suits of clothes. The goods were recovered. Branch has only, recently served u term of six months In jail for stealing a cow. He claims to be from R'lchniond. Two Men of Myslery. Mystery surrounds the actions of two strangers. who through thelr mbve nionts last nlght kept lhe pollce nn the lookout and tho street car men on the qul vlve, and though every effort hus beon mado to locato thom, their ?wheroabouts or the cuu.se of thelr ap purent trouble still re'mains uriknown. Just us car 17. in chargo of Conductor Lester, was passing Semmes Street, shortly after 0 o'clock, two men, both woll dressed, emerged suddenly from the darknoss and swung on lhe car as it was going at a rapld rate. thc oldor of tho two ou the rear platform and tlio youngor on tho front. Tho young man inimcdialely appoaled to Conduc? tor Lester to arrest the other, saying lhat he had Just attempted lo klll him. Lester, however, had no authority to mako an arrest on the man's say-so. and told lilm thls. Both men appeared exclted, and after passing Perry Street the youngor of tlu; two hopped off. This polnt ls dark, and the car liad gone nearly a block before the older man roallzed that tlio other was gone. As soon as ho observed this he mado his cxlt. and tupiiing back, gavo chase, following the other up Seventh Street. Thoy turned down ut Perry Street to? ward tho Southern Depot and wero lost lo vlew. Captain Lipscombo was notlfled of the facts, and immedlately ? Dieting Does Not Cure Indigestion Self Dcnial by Prescribed Rules of Health Used to be Con? sidered a Cure. KUtrvatlon Is a strange remedy for any dlsease. Yot. starvation by rigor oiia dioi wa:,- once generally resorted to in cases of Iiullgeation and Dyspepsla. Kv'en y<'t. lt Is sotnetimoa tried. Such a remedy is worso than useless. Evory day"*of life. coiiKiiiiios a portion of the llsauea of tho human body. Tho food v.o eat scrves to repair iho tvas'te, and you can't build up tlio system hy with holdtng thc material necessary for those/purposeK. Whon you havo Dys pepslfi or Ijidlgcstib'n, or any form of stomach tratiblc, take a ii tt le Kodol to h?'ii> iii,. stomach .iu Us worh. Wo fitty, tako Kodol, beca'une lt ls tho only preparatlon that will dlgest all tho food you oal. livery tablospoonful of Kodol dlgests IM', pounda of food. It supplies tho same iligosilvtr joices lhat nre found ln a healthy, vjgbrqus sloiuach, Thoro aro othor proparations that ai,- pnitinl dlgesters, but what vour atomnch needs is oomplote resi. Kodol Is tho only preparatlon tfcat wlll K've lt- A man Is so oonstlliftCcl that ' ncfds a variety of fnods; to reduce l!" oiii'lety BlWHyn prodUCea bad reKjtlts, ln ??'.' i it-'-s oul nt 100, Indignstlon ls duo ;.i lack of abtite of tho okincnts whlch constltute tlu- natural digestiv/i julei s. Kodol supplies Just what is nroded. Our Guarantee: Get a dollar bottle of Ivodoi. If you are not bene litcd ihe drugglst wlll ai onco rpturii your munoy, Don't hcaltnte! any drug glsl will soll you Kodol on iIicho terms. The dollar bottlo contalns 2\i, tiiiioa na mueh ai, a fillo bottlo. Kfitlol ls' pro pured ln the luboratories of 13; C, De Wltt .Si Co? Chicago. . . , , went ln soarrh, hut uti tn an eurly hon llil.'i moriiliig Itiul liicltled uelllier. I'ei-MOnnl.i nml Hrlefs, Carlci' IIjtj-flmi 11. <>l I'liwliatnti rinin ly. one of thc i-iiinlliliii<-.-- lor the Log .Hliituru I'liim tlih. dl.-trhii, wiis i vlultoi* to tho clty yestonlny. lUrneal II. Wells ls emirined to hl . lioiiiij hy fckiieHH. 1 Hlab AdnM. Cooke,'of Bnst Klevcnt) Stro'dt, is vitdllng frleiulH lu Wushlng tofi antl Baltimore. .Judgo "Wlllhiui I. Clopton spent tln day llslllng yestenlay. Mrs. \V, II. Whlle 'left yesterday ti Vlsll hor nlnter, Mrs, Jl. XV. Wlnfi'oo of Powhatnn jjotltlt.v. Shu wlll nlKt vlnlt hor nlecu, Mra. McO. Nlchollt. near Powhatnh Coiitthouse. Slio wll bo (Uiscnt from lhe city for houk weeks. Uev. Henry Pearco Alitlns wll prenoll to-morrow and Frfdriy nlghli ut Cowardln Avenue Clitlatliin Church Next weok ltev. Gciald Cillbelson. ol j Itlchmotid, wlll preach every nlght. C. M. ilootlie und Mlss Florence Scott !-iljltli wero niarrled lu Wasli Ington yiiMterday moriiii.g. They wlll return to tlils clty, ai'ter a short bridal tour in AVestorn States, whoro they will make thelr future hoine, Tlie suit entered by Lula Glbb.l agalnst tlio recelvers oi' thn Vlrglnln Passengei' nnd Power Company, Whlch was to liave heen called ln tlie Corpo l'utlon Court yeaterday, was pOstponcid on u'ecount of tlie slckncss of counsel lor thc defense. Clty Sergeant Saunders wns yeater? day appolnted adminlstralor of tlie i-k tivte of J. H. Brown. Tho estate is smal'. | Tlie annual plenle of tlie U.-ilnbriilgo j Strcct Baptlst Church will be held thi3 ; year at West. I'oini on July 22. j Tlie saere'd eantnta whicli was re ' contly glvoi; at Bnlnbridgo Street Church, at 'whlch "Thc Rosurrection" ?was presented, will be repeatcd on Muy The mcasurinp. party held at tho home of Mrs. C. R. Noble, 2G0O Semines Avenue, lust nlghl, was an entlre suk; cess. ' \ Tho Tuesdiiy receptlon hold at Ui6 Ijlks' Iloino yesterday atleriioo u was well attended. Those In tlie reoclvlng llne were Mrs. Ida B. I_loyd, Misses Oregory, Pettigrew, Sampson and How lett. Rev. J. E. Ferrnw. of Brooklvn. wlll delivor an lllustratcd lecture in tlio Presbyterian Church to-night. S FIRST (Contlmied from I'.ige Oi '?.iiiil I would like to per cent. nf that mom ;?Column I.) 18k you what V ls spent in what "H.r.n, "How Hlchmond." Mr. Brown wantej to know taxes were paid in Manchestcr. I belleve," was tlie answer. much do tlie Rlchmond peoplo pay?" came next. '"$1.15, I think." answerod Mr. Campbell. ln closing; Mr. Campbell stated that lie believed the ordinance was wholly iu Riclnnond's.favor, and that hc would i?.- compelled to oppose it. Mr. Browri, spoaktng for tlie ordl hance, openefl by statlng thut in'lils oplnlon it was ihe duty of the Assem? bly to have the matter iuvestlKate-J, and if necessary let the people decide. If the committeo did not return to Manchester wlth- a Tavorable proposl? tlon the^people could turn lt down. Ho showed in comparlson to a state? ment mude by Mr. Campbell that there was a school ln Richmond In whicli there wer* forty-five scholars In one room: that tliere was a school ln Man? chester ln whlch elghty-l'lve scholars recelved Instructlon from one teacher only. Flgures and statistlrs were quoted at length by Mr. Brown, which were in nowise complimentary to Man chester'S posltion ln compari.son wlth that of Rlchmond. "We should Inves tigate thls questlon," he said in'end? ing. "If tlie report is unfavorable the people wlll voto consolldation down, but wo have no rlght to keep.lt away from them." People Wnnt Con'solldntlou. Jlr. Bradley declared that the people were nine to one in favor of votiiifi. on the propositlon. "I cannot reinember a slngle one. who hits spoken agalnst it to mo unless it was some ofllce holder who I.s directly interested in the outcome," he said. As chairman of tho Flnance Coinnilttec, he stated that in lils oplnlon thc city would have to borrow at least .15,000 to keep up the Interest on the money borrowed last January and for other necessary exponscs. Ho dwelt at some length on .the ad vantages the city would derive from annexation, saying that he believed when the commlttee made Its report thc peoplo would voto for lt to a man. "I havo understood that this is a Democratlc Council," sald Mr. Adkln.., wliereupon some one interruptod hlm to say tliat lt was a prohibltlon Coun :*il. "But," contlnued the speaker, "when It aaiv fit to mnke a few change. In tho liquor 'nws last week one of iho members wanted to put it tn a vote of the people. I am siirprised o see that meipber hero to-nlght un nosed to thc peoplo having a say in llils vital questlon.: I am "ot afruid nf tho people, and want to seo them voto on H. and ho man ln thls Assem? bly has tlie right to deny them tlie prlvjlo'go. ; Mr. Campbell has Htnted that not one mnn m the cUy'linsj nsketj ilm to vote for the ordinnrue. As a ?IliJ-en I ask him to d0 so." Several qulls for. the question brought. lie ordinance to Us passage, and lt ivas'passed by. a voto of 8 ln 3, wlth ?lio flnal commltteo us follows: A. 11. Ilooker and John XV.' Moore, of thc Board of Aldermen, and M. ,A. Camp jell, Ii. Brown aml C. C." Jones, of tlio \ssembly. Tlie iinnouncement "' the vote was -.reeted wlth great applahwe. It* in he lievod now thut tho hardost part of he fight is ovor, and thnt the ordl laneo Wlll go through the Bonrd by i good majorlty. LAUOS PAT1TI1 fContlli.ied froin Page thie?Celunin t.) lo be mlsconi. truod. or, at least, that V shall have attrlbuted to mo rather nore political pollcy than phtrlo'tlc de ?Ire, but, nevortheloss, 1 persist lu ex iressing ll aml whllo somti of my 'i'lendK from tho Soutli wlio represeiit hat sectlon ln Congress and In tln ?jenate are com-tRntly ?throwing cold ivater ou my ntlemptf to eneourago a Ittlo indopcriUenco of political thlnk ug in the Soutli a.tul saying tbdt it Is lopeloss for ma to fittqinpt to brlng iboul a change in ihat fogard, they ,vlll oxcuso me lf 1 uttrlbuto t? llioin i little of Ihnt pnlltlcul prejuillco thal hey Ihliik I.s actiltttiilg mo daugliloi-), uul it in pos?iblu t)iey would not wel ?oine tliat dlvlKlon nf political opln on ln lh?> tjouth wlth nll tlm fervor of loine uthui'.putriots ln that section who ilo not hold now tlie iiosll.lon of Itopro BOtUiitlvb und Mcnator iu WitBliliigtoi "llut, hownvor, It. lu, I fool eerlnlti tln reiit .apli'll of Appmmittox ls cliargltt on' nnd thnt It iu infiiolng Itsolf ln th pooplo ot tlie aouf.ll as It Wna long lig lllfliaetl iu lho )"ip*ople ol' the North, an tlml wo nro gfowltlg closer tl 11.1 t'lpse togothbr, nud it will niiiiiiro.'it Itahi lu pnllHdiil IrttlopontlCncc lho botihtV; ovor, ao lloil we shull nol know'oiie! olhef hy aeellonn ln |iolItlcnl mtiltor.' bttti hy tllffdrenco bijly ln prlnelplbo. l'rosldoiil Tafl left for Winjhtngloti u lSllfi o'clock thls miirnliig. inToIjWof'grant' ?Sccrnlnrj nr Slnle IClio.t Prealilp* n \nieileON i'luli IMotier. I'lTTSItrilG. PA., Aprll 27.?-rtccro' tnry of Stulo I'lillandor C. Kuox xvtti 1; tnantnmater, and MnJor-CIoneral Frinl , crlck Dent Grant wns lho guost ol ,1 honor, ut the twoiily-third anniial dlu , nor of thu Amerlcus Uoptiblloati 01 ut; I in cahltnernorntloii of lho elghlv-sov loulh annlversary of tho hirtu of Gon lorai ui.w.ses S. Grant at tho Woro'l ; Hobeiiiey horo to-nlght. 1 itoproseniatlvo Davld J. Foster, ol Vcrniont, had for hls'siibJecL "firunl." General Frcderlck Grulit and bieuton unl U. S. Grant. III., spoko brlolly. ? .??1? ? FAHMlN't! AND GOOD KOADS. Tlionsuiid FnrmerK (iiithcr nl Instil ul? nt Kcnbrldge; [Hpoclol to The Thues-Dlapntcli. | 1 KKNBIUIJGK, VA., Aprll 21.? Thf llrst farmers' inatltute over held by tho Virglnian ItAllway was hcld horc Mon I.day. A Iurge crowd wns present, at ! lenst 1,000. Tlio majority of thc pro jgrqsalvo farmers nf Ihls ond of the county and n number from tho cotin j ty 111 Inrgo wero horc. Tho farmers' Institute mootirig wna worked up by tho Vlrginlan Rnllway under the nian ngeinenl of B. E. Illce, who ls Indus trlal agent for tlie Virglnian. Thi meeting wns held ln 'tlie O. K. Wure house, and was openod by Hon. .S. If. Love. who, ,ln an approprlate address, wolconiod the spenkers to the county aml Ihtroduced Mr, Jtlee ln hls speech. Mr. Love referred to lho wonderful progress mado ln thls county wlthln tho. past few yeara, partlcularly since tho buildlng of .tho Virglnian Hallway. omphasized the fact that tlie speaker. he hud eliosen for tlio occaslon wore not book farmers, but wero men whc liail comhlned thp practical sldo ol farmlng wlth thc theorles contalned Ir books nnd hnd rnndo n success, Mr Rice was followc-d by Dr. F.llett. of thr Virginia Kxperlmental Station ai Blacksburg, Dr. I.llott gave a very liiterestlnir nnd instructlve tnlk on th? value ot different fertilizer!-.? The next speaker was Professor Carrler, of V. P. I., who delivered a lecture on grnsses and legumlnous crops. Thls tnlk was especially intcrestlng to tho people of thls section. .ih tlie urowlnq of grasRos ls hlrendy ntlractlng the attentlon of the best farmers. The next speaker was Professor Brainnrd of X'. P. I.. who gave nn excellent lec? ture on dalrying, Professor II. I_. PHre, nf the V. P. L. iind as hls subject Iho growing of frult. He stated that Luneiiburg coun? ty was especially adapted to the grow? ing of penehu.s. judglng from ihe soil und ellmatc. After tlio address by Professor Prico, the irteetlng was turned over to the C.ood Roads Assoclatlon, I_. W. Brldg fn.rth. vlce-presldent of the Vlrglnln Good Roads Association, being chair? man. The-meeting wns nddressed by Senator Charles T.. Lassltcr, who de? livered one of the finest aeidresses on gobd roads ever llstened to by the people of this,county. After ihls ad? dress the meeting adjourn'ed for dln? ner, and at 2 o'clock Mr. Rice again called the meeting fo order and in? troduced Or. XV. J. Quiek, of Va P. L. who i.s one of the foremost authorlties ln tlie State on stock raising. Dr. Quick'.s lecture wns enjoyed by all. K. H. Matthewson, of the United Blatejj Department of Agrlculture, at Wash? ington, made an address which was much enjoyed. IrT~bls talk, Mr. Mat? thewson showed plalnly that he Is weil aequalnted witli the growing of to? bacco in every phase of tlie /lbject. Mr. Matthewson wus followed by some o'f the lecturers of the morning ses? slon, who lectiTred on other subjects. ?! GoVcriHUCUl by CiiiiiiiiImnIiiii. l_.-_p._eml io Tl.o iluu.i-lJibpa.ch.] ROAiMOKE, VA.. Aprll 27.?Assembly Hall was packed to-night nt lhe liiusi iS.ee.Hng of thc Cltlzens* League. Speeches favorlng the commlssion form >f govcAimeiu were mado by president W. M. Graybill. C. 13. MJchael, It. Jl. Angell, Dr. Li. tl. Pedlgo, Frank Thomas md Itev. XV. C. Campbell, D. D., and were recelved wlth much enthuslasm. JIurriuKe Licenses. WASHINUTON. I->. <*., April -'".?Manlage licenses have' been Issued to the following: William It. ftoblnson, of Alexandrla, Va., ind Mary E. Hunt, of Roanoke. Va. Alpheus It. IJiinjel, of Wnshlngtun. Va., md Graco O. MoiTett, of Castleton, Va. Cabell M, Boolhe ani Florenco S. .Scolt .mlth, both of Richmcintl. JOSEPH W. BABCOCK DEAD -r? ("?or Koiirlccii A'enrH lle Wn? u Member of CoiiKreHN. WASHINGTON. D. C, April 27.?For ner Representiitive .Joseph W. Bahcoek, ,f Wlsconslii, member of tho lower louse of Congress^ fo'r fourteen 'years ind for many years ehalrinan of the -.atiorial Rnpub.ican CQiigresslonal Commltteo, dled at his^flUfnt. here to lay. He was lifty-njiifi years of age. FIFTH AVENUEJEW YORK [n Its Central Portion, Which Passes the Hotel St. Regis. iS AN AUTOMOBILE BOULEVARD Ten years ngo Fiftli Avonuo rlvallod lyde Park in tho splendid cii.araciV_r if its equlpiigea; tb-dtiy it more than .?ies witn tiie Bois do Boulogiio ln tha uiiiibor, e.lcgtiuco and variety of Its notor cars. On pleasanl days mor? han sixty aiitos a mlnute puss tho ?it, Regis Hotel. Tlils moan_s a con .liiiious dally -.automobile' parade un-. iqiiallod aiiy.whcre el"o ln tlio world. The St. Regis Hotel, with its en :ranee Just off tlio avontio on Kll'ty I rt li Street, thtis offords-r- to autolnta .ourln'g tlirougli New Vork, nnd to hose QQiitemplating a longer stay a.s vell?tlio must coiiveiilent stopping Kilut. To tlils convonionco must be uldeil its other liaraiiiount features, or the St. Bogls" has won mcrited dh*, inctlon among truvelers as Ainerlca's iiost iMimfortiilile; and reslful .linte'. ;ircat good taste, artistic feeling lihd ippreclutlou, nntl, above all olse, wldo .xperlenci. lu calorlng to peoplo of re liiemciil, havo mado thls hotel wliut it s, and havu galuod 'for ll u cepulatlon vttliout Haw or blcmlah. Tlie tout'lug iut6lst>-**f*yho .iiiakoa lils New Voi'k stop il llie St. Regis lnids lliere. r.eu! i.Min orl aml rest under ideal condltloiis, .or '? lio rei|uii'?a.l to pay deaMy for lie privilego, for Iho hotol ls rral'v uw-priceil wl|Oii quality of nervlee ls ?onslileroil. Its euisine lu'iiimiiriiiissi.-l inywnern: yet .rostaill'allt chai-ges aro io hlgher iliulj at other ilrst-cla.-s iiiti.ls. .Spieiulid slnglo rooms may he md for $a uud $1 ii day, o> t'ho salno vlth prlvate baih for .,"> a diiy (or *,?.! ur two people); whlle for n parliiv. ledi'iiuui aml prlvato Imth Lhe i'at.cs .ro froin $1- a day upwards. . , 'TPHE Steadfast-is a strictly high ?*? grade shoe?in *fit, finish, workmanship and materials a vast improvement over ordinary $5 and $6 shoes. Something you don't usually get?a hatul-lasied, silk-fTtted shoe for the same price you have been paying for cotton fitted, machine-lasted shoes. We claim for HAND LA8TED BENCH MADE that this integrity in material and workmanship?absolute high art in shoe making?cannot be dupli cated except in made to order otwear retailing for $10 to $12. Wc are showing thc new Oxfords in taiu, patent leather and thc dressy dull lealliers. The "swellest" line of shoes iht's city ever saw. Prices $5 and $6 Mtoc ar UMIJir. OMSC0E SHOE CO., Inc. LinCKtuno, Vl. F. W. DABNEY & CO., 301 East Broad Streot, RICHMOND, - - - VIRGINIA. OBITUARY .John \V. I..-111IhtImoil. ALKXANDIUA. VA., Aprll 27.?John XV. Lcatherland, slxty yeara old, dlod yesterday afternoon m the Alexandrlu Hospital. Mr. I.cutherlund was strlck? en wlth paralysljf moro than four year* ?go. antl slnco lhat tlme has been lu declining hoalth. Beskles hla wlfo, Mra, Annlo fcj. Leatherland, he ls sur vlve'd by two sons?Walter I. and Law? rence C. I.cntherland. Hla funeral wlll take place at 1 o'clock to-morrow nf ternoon from hla homo, 212 Houth l'nt ilck Street. Tho servlces wlll be con? ducted by Rev. Oborn Holt, pastor ol Trlnlty M. 13. Church. and Rev. J. 11. Heviur, pastor of the .Second Preabyte .rlan Church. Mr. Deatherland wa.s l-orn ln Nottlnttham, EnRlnnd, nnd enme to Amerlca ln hls early youth. At ono tlme hc wajs engnged lu thc wood nnd coal buslnpss lu thls clty and aubaequontly ho embarked In the foundry buslness, whlch he continue-1 for mnnv yeara. Mr*. Ellxahetli II. Ashlln. [Special tu Tlie Tlmon-Dispatch.J NORFOLK. VA., April 27.?.Mi s. Blix abotii H. Ashlln. of .N'orfolk, widow of Granvllle II. Ashlln. dled yosterday tn Washington. D. c., at tho home of ner daughter, Mrs. II. P. Dykes, aged sev enty-seven yearn. She was a natlvo of Hucklngham county. and spent mucli ot hor Uo in Albemarle county. but re? slded in Norfolk for elghteen years. having very warm friends in this clty and sectlon, She ls survlved by flve .children. a son, K. S. Ashlln, of Nor? folk, nnd four daughters, Mrs. II. A. Tallaforro ond Mrs. Hunter Dykes, both of Washington, D. C.; Mrs. Lttther Moore, of Old Fort, N. C., and Mrs. Crosby Johnson. of Lynchburg*. s The body arrlves here to-morro,v mornlng- on tho Wushlngton ateairer. and the funeral wlll be held at tne grave In Elmwood Cemetery. Rev. V. 11. Oaston, of the Park Avenue I're?. bytorlan Ohurch, of whlch sne was a member, ofllclntlng. Wllllum iS. Gary. [Special to Tlio Tlmea-Dlapatcli. j KING WILLIAM C. II., VA., Aprll 27.?William M. Gary, one of King Wil liam'a most promlnent Cltlzens, dled at hls home, "Top 11111." thia morning at 9 o'clock, in the sevonty-second year of hjs nge. Kor sixteet) years he has been a member of tho Board of Super vtsors, during whlch tlme he was chalrman. He leaves four chil? dren?Mrs. W. L. Llpscomb, Alrs. C. M. Brown and Mrs. Kvcrett Edwards, of this county, and Dr. lloscoe Gary, of Newport News, and ^several grand? chlldren. No inun ln the communlty wns held in hlgher estccm and more beloved. He was a member of the Melhodiat Church. .rtilliiM A. Tlllller. [Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.] NORFOLK", VA.. Aprll 27.?Julms A. Miller, of Mathews county, dled at ono. of the hospltals here yesterday, aged forty-two years, havlng been ln the clty for eleven days. Ile was uninur rlcd. Tho romains wlll be taken ro liicks'a Wharf, Mathews county, to morrow mornlng for funeral and Jnter ment. -. l no riiln TlioinriM Toinllnnoil. [Special to'i'he Times-Dlapntcb.] TATE SERJNGS, TENN,, April 27.? Captain Thomas Tomllnson, owner nnd proprietor of the Tato Springs Hotel, died at 2 o'clock tlils mornlng, Cap? tain Tomlinson was one of tlio best known hotel inon ln tho South, and.had owned antl operated tho Tale Springs Hotel for thlrty years. Mrs.. I. I.. :MeIiitnrir. [Special to The Tlnitta-Dlsputeh.] CULI'BPEU, VA.. Aprll 2?.?Mra. I. L. Mclnturft dled at her homo , noar i31l"c -Wood last night. uged tblrfy llvu years. She I.s survlved by a hus? band,. two brothers stnd a. srlslor. Uuiial will ho mado"AVednosday at kjttvensburg. jll<? Mlunle. Sdllivnn. [Special to Tlio TlmeH-Dlspatah.] KHIODERICKSnUKO, V'A.. Aprll 27? Mrs.. Minnie, Sulllvan, wlfo. uf Ilosten .Sulllvan. of Stal'tord county, dlod yes terday at her home near Monleltlmvillc "ged erghteen years. Slio liuu bcci niarrled less than fl year. DEATHS LUCAS.?Died, very suddenly. nea. Glen Allen, yesterelav iiinrnlng ?t U o'clock. GKORGK XV. LUCAS; lu tlie flfty-ninth year of hli. u?e. He l? j-.iir-J.ved by hls wlfe and three children?Cl. A. f.uen*, 1.. r-;. ...uens und _Mls8 I. x. Lucas?nll of Rlcii inonil. The funeral wlll take pluco nt tlm gravo THLS (Wednesday 1 AFTER? NOON at 5 o'clock. Intermont will be made In the famlly burvlng grmind. Frietlds and acqunintancea Invited to attend. Bean th. Sigcatiir* of OASTORIA. yglMMI). Tl Ihe Kind You Haw Always PERFECT CIRCULATION Perfect circulatlon in a rofrlger ator means everything to you. It means the sanltary preservatlon of your food. The circulatlon in an Automatic is so perfect and so constant an.l steady that the air is always cold and dry. Accordlng tb'na.ure's laws cold air goes down and warm nlr goca up. In the Automatic there Is no opposlhg of. these forces, ns there is in other refrigerators?the cir? culatlon is positively automatic? hence tlie name. You can dry your tablo salt*in an Automatic. You can nlace soela crackors In it and make them crisp. You can strlke a match any whero on tlie Inslde of an Auto? matic. Your. ments always come out nice and dry-r?not wlth tlie Julco all run out. See Our Window Display of Automatic and McCray Refrigerators. Sydnor & Himdley, (Incorporated) . v Funiiture for the Home Beautiful; 709-11-13 East Broad Street SDEUOBTFUl ?it-[|7 DENTUNUCE ioney Isn't Safe Iii Your Home! Whon your monoy, llfo and property"ifFo at atulto, why take iiny uniiocbssary' rlskg.? Day after day you read of tho. .robbers' -work. , lt proves tho bank, and not your home, ls tho pluce for your monoy. . The Powhatan murder and robbery, followed closely by lhe Buckingham crime, are fearful examples. * Money Is Safe In This Bank Placo lt ln our Savlnga Department, whero it wlll draw you 3 per coat. csimpouiul lutorcai, and you wlll rest oaslor. A.llttle booklet, "HOW TO BANK UY'MAIL," sent free. Wi'ito l'or it. Planters National Bank, \ .. /RiCHMOND, VIRGINIA. Capital, $3OQr0D0;6tts Surp^is and Profits, $1,160,000,00.