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FOR THE HOUSE DRAPERIES We have just received a new linc of Cretonne, Madras, Chintz and Art Materials for making window, door and mantel dra perics, also for all sorts of furni? ture covering, such as chairs, couches, lounges, sofas, tables, cushions, etc, etc. No other inaterial so beautifies the home and so brightens the rooms as Cretonne?it seems to bririg especial cheer, sunshine and life into all the rooms in thc house. If you desire wc will make any kind of drapery or furniture covering for you at very low prices, or we will furnish you a booklet showing many illustrations of how you can make all these attractivc things yourself. You can have one of these books by asking for it in the Cretonne Department (third floor), or if you live out of the city we will mail you a copy upon request. Prices of Art Cretonne Materials are 19c, 25c up to %c yartl. _ WADDILL S Zcll's Right to Intervenc in Nor? folk and Southern Refcrred to Highcr Court. ? 3urtge l\ I ? Circuit Coui' 1 1>. Zell ! n.i 5 yentloii m tl % Norfolk and there 11 matter iouthcri e Unlted staios iv ilr-nlcd Frank rlghl '.l Inter ,1 I e salo of tho rtallwa- pronei - ti?5 to a reorganizatlon commlttee, )!?-.;,img- that the rlght of interventlon, which is douhtful, would nioan a long rfctay in thc proccedings. which hc does not thinl; should occur at tnis tlme. Tlic L-ourl, however, glyes ihe petltion ers tho right of appeal, and Judge [Waddill, as tlic Unlted Stato.s Clrcult Court ot Appeals Ls now lu sesslon, holda that thls wlll hc thc most oxpc ditious way or establlshlng the rlghts ot those who would Intervenc An order wlll hc entprcd denying tho petltion by the Clrcult Court, and unlil thls is done atlorneys for X.li an.l others will take no further actlon. In denyiug tiie petitlon, .lud:,-.- Waddill epcciiically sets forth that the rljsht <.r the petitioners to Intervenc I; .1 ful. The railway properties vven to thc reorgantgalion committeo fo bW.OOO, and _oll an.l o*hers claim tliey had an aureement with (lie com mlltees wliweby mt.hey would ussum control of'-t he "road. dd it MADE MUTE APPEAL Fred Andcrxon, Ucnf nml Duiiih, tlc ceiven Wrllten Order to Leavc City. [?'red Ander.-on, deaf and dumb, could not understand tiie sago wisdom of ffusUce Crutohfleld ln Pollce Court, 'whcre he had l.e.-u hale.l on a. Chorjre gbf vagrancy, yesterday mqrnlng, and atho pellets of advice whlch foll lik. .rjewels from thc Crutchfieldian llpi went unheoded dn tho ears of Amler . son. c Ile made. llterally. a mute appeal. "He doffed his- eap. and put it on aguln. .. lie shambled and shtifflerl and made a ?pltlablo objec-t No words camo :i-i<u\ ohis UpH. !-So .Tustico Crutchfleld chowed t on liis pencll and wrote: c "If you ikm't ^ci out >.f town I'll Lhave to sr-n.l you to jail." and the 'iccssago was passed over to the muti defrndanl. He read il. and lefi the ' rourt room wltli a bow. ? Tl.e chargo of vagrancy had been , proved agalrust hlm. but JusticeCr-utch cfield di.i nol wani t.< send hlm to Jail. ,Po ii is supposed that he struck th , nearesi railroad track and hlked lt for r the nexl towjn, where, perhaps, tho p iN.ce are noi so viirilant. The height of fashion, refinement and ele gance is reflected in our ii ii Full Dress and Toxedo Suits We are pleased to announce a Special Sale, beginning to-day, on these Superb Garments: $40 Suits - - - - $22.50 $30 Suits - - - - $23.50 $25 Suits - - - - $19.50 JACOBS & LEVY, 705 East Broad TO HE OFFtGE New Marshal Explains Why Hcadquarters Wiil Be Trans ferred to Norfolk. ofllce "f tlie Unlted States mar? shal. which wiil b lorniallj turned ovci to Charli - ?',. Smtthers noxt Mon? day, wlll probably be removed from this ,-iiy to Norfolk as soon as Mr. [Troat's successor hns ramillanzcd hlm self wlth ihe ,iuf.r?. r.ir. Smlthora j w i propared to take charge of tho ofllce yesterday, but agrccd to walt j untll .next Mondaj; in order to nllow tho retlrlng offlclal time In which to | arrangi hls accounts and mako rc | ports or January business. "i would rather have ilie main of I llco in Norfolk." said Mr. Sniithers yes? terday. "I wlll probably removo tho j I.N- there, bul no change wlll be I mado untll 1 nm thoroughly famlllar With the dutlcs. Norfolk ls liui.-h n no convi nleni to my home than j Richmond; nnd thls Is thc only renson I l deslre any change." I The rcmoval of the ofllce wlll moan Him tho accounts wlll bo transferred i" some bank in Norfolk, and tho bulk oi" the marshal's business, whlch has hlthcrto been carrled on through Rich inoiiil. wiil be glven to tho seasldo clty. Mr. Sniithers say., that there wiil be no change in his deputles for the presept. PARDON FOR MASON Judge Wnddlll nnd Judge Lcwl* Axb Presldent to (Jrniu It. Claudo W. Mason. an Internal reve t.ue employe, who was convicted in tho Unlted States Dlstrlol Court here for colluslon wlth dlsttUers to tlcfraud tho government out ol" taxes, has been. par doned by Presldent Taft on the reeoin mendatlon of Judge Wnddili nnd Dis? trlct Attorney Lewls. Mason appoaled his case, buv losl In the lilgher court. Ho was sentenced to scrvo r.fx months in jall and a tlnc of $1,000 was impos cd. Presldent Taft hns remltted tlio prlson term, hut Mason must pay u ?500'-flno. The appllcatlon for oxecutive clem ency was mado on the grounds that Mason was Imposed upon by the dis tlllers. who to,.k advantago of his Ig lioranco. Mason was eniployod ns a store-keopor gauger ln Greohcsville county, and was unacqualntod with thc work at tlie tlmc of hls appoint nient. Arrest* Yestcrdny. J. T. Brown (colorod) was arrested Iimi night on n charge of belng dlsor derly <>n a Huii Street car. Thomas Jackson and William Mat thows (colbred) were arrested on a charge of steallng coal from thc Kic-h mond Disillllng Company. SEEK OLD RECGRDS S 'Ypdcr's Lawyers Going _fflck Scvcn Years in Dcfcridtng Libcl Chargc 1>\- Saunders, CONTESTING EVERY POINT I'laintil't' Asscrts Pamplilct .Man Brought Him Into Publie Scandal and Disgrace; .1 th Tiie trlal by Clyde \ i'odcr a imny wi and Rqi Tiie nctlon Hie publication iiialt. r ln a w> he dainnge suit brotlglit Saundors agalnst A. .\. Williams Prlntlng Com ii yesterdiiy ln tlic Luw urt. is for j^n.nno for of alleged iibelotin kly paniphlet edltcd by Vo.ler and prlnted nnd issucd by tho Wllllams Company. Thc case Is belng warmly contcstcd nt overy poitit. The flrst day rodultcd in littlo moro than thb druwing of the jury and the csUiblishinent of tho maln facts of the is?uance of thu paniphlet and Its havlng ticen prlnted by tlic Williams Company. Tliere aro I a. large number of witnesses for both sl.lcs yet to be hearrt. Tho .lury as drawn consists of tho following: .1. Jeter Jones, W. G. Kortham, "WllHarn Cray WattSOll, T. T. Adams, B. C. Wherry. John II. Oardner und Charles K. Roa.lv. < nlloil fc'aundors alli al a time he \ CieCtloil lo Ihr irrnpl IKixs." a tliat ln .luly. ionn. a candldato for re ity Democratlc Com made t.> brlng mltiee. an attompt was ma< hlm into "publie scandal, Infamy an.l dlsgracb" by tho clrculation r.f a paniphlet in whlch hc was descrlbed afl a "corrupl polltlcal in.ss," and as "ono of the most corrupt iiifluetiecs in Rich? mond." Scott, Hyehanun and Cardwoll an.l .lordiin Ueakc appeared fur the r)ln.ititiff. the defendants belng rcprc scntcd l.v C, V. Meredilh and Freston Cockc. After thc opening statcments by thc atlorncys for each slde. employcs of tho Wllllams Prlntlng Company wero put on thb stand to jdontlfy certaln Issucs of tbe paniphlet as havlng hecn prlnted nt the Williams plant. The fact of the prlntlng of certaln speei fie.l issucs was not contcstcd. The roal fight of tlic day came ovef tiie Introductlon of copies of the pamphlel ltself ns evldehcc, and over that tl.e lawyers wrrtnglcd throughout thc afiernoon. Attorneys for thc plalnllff attempted to havo the wliolc file put ln evidencc and road to the jury. hut tlic defenso maintained that only such articles n-s dlrectly rofcrred |.. Saunders were germane lo the qucs tlon, and tiie courl sustalned tiie con tention. The polnt was argued at some length and rccurred agatn an.l agaln, tiie plaintlff's lawyers maintaln lng thnt it was necessary to havo the contexi an.l accompanyljig articles iu order to sbow the spirlt of the writer and to support the cpntehtion that there was malice. To (iet Old llciovd. Among tho witnesses summoned U Council Commlttee Clerk Alfred IT. Mc Dowcll. who has h^en instructed to produce ln court to-day the stcno graphlc record of evldonce and find Ings nf tiie famous Council tnvestigat ing committee of 1003, before which Mr. Saunders admiitcd havlng actod as a paid lobbyist for certaln street car Interests 'secking a franohlse. Ac cording to the attorneys. thls Is the evidencc on which tho defenso will attempt to .iustify thc assortions of thc paniphlet.oi- regarding Mr. Saunders. On the other hand, thc plaintlff claims io bo preparod to show that ln that partlcttlar Instanco thc moncy waa paid for legitimate servlces rendercd, and it ls known that a number of character witneBses, including somo of ihe most promlnent mon ln tho city, have been summoned. The case will probably occupy soveral days. CONFECTIONERS FINED rificen Pny I?'H for Vlolntlnc; Suiidny I.nlior I.nw. Fiftecn confcctlonors wero in Po? llce Court yesterday mornlng- on n eharge of violatlng- the Sunday labor law. and every one was ftned $". and costs, whlch wns pald, some, with demtir. but generally wlthout protcst | All were arrested by Pollceman S. T. Goldsby and R. W. .Tennings. Thoso who were arrested and paid fines are as follows: II. V. Lcvenson, P. Oonnella, .Too Mursala, B. Stmon, N. K. Darhanlan, .Toseph Abraham, George Abraham, Mosos Brown, A. Sidenberg, I). passamaneck, A. Panatonl, A. Fran eioiH. Joseph Manbrandl nnd Angelo l.oi.il.ir.ll. ? ? ? Winston Lowls, colored, charged with steallng a suit of imdcrwcar from J. C. Pollard, was sontenced to four months iu jail. William I.unford, colored, charged with assaultlng William Cook, was flned ?.">0 nnd placcd undor $100 se eurilv for ninely duys. KIRBY PUT UNDER BOND TuourIi ? Mnrrlcil Man, Hnd Forccd HIn AttcntlbtiH on MInh Hall. Campueli Kirby, who wa_ charged on a warrant sworn out by II. A. Doty, allbtrine thal the accuscd had an yed Miss Lllllan D, Hall at tiio Maln Streot Station on Monday. was placod under a T.ond of $".00 for s.x months hy Justloo Crutchflcht yesterday morn lnc Thc securlty was furnished by janiea P. Yeaman. who thcn asked Kirbv to leavc tho city. Tl.e testlmony in Pollce Court- was: to the effect that Kirby hnd fovcod hls attenttons on Mlss Hall for somo tlme, althbugh he is a marrled man. Miss Hall mnde stronuous objoptlon, without BVOl. an.l U.en .alle.l Mr. Doty. ii rcl atlvc to her ald. Mr. Doty followed on the noxt train from Nowport News, where MlBS Hall had been Vlsltltlg, and promptly sworo out the warrant. Kirby sald Boniothlng aboui niiving wanted to see Mls? llull about som.t monoy hc owed her, but his slde of tlll asc was not made clear. llilillc Sclioolw RcorguaUedi Publlc Bohools of Rlohmond rporsun* ized voslcrday lor ihe sprlntV tor.u, all proiuolions result Iiik- fioiu thi.ro oent exanillialioiis tnklng effect. Many nromotloTia from tho district to tha lli'l. ScllOOl woro also effcclivo yos t.-r.iav mornlng, tho-numbor ot pupils at tho lligh .School buUdlllKr UO.lllR laiK.lv ia.iva.sed. KoKUlnr elass work ror tho new tenns hcgitn at nnco. Appolnted ?<> WmI I'oinl. lleiberi ?.: .Itugland. son of W. L, Raglaad, ot Bfirton UidKlus, 1ms been uolilled of havlng pus.sed Iho mental and phyelcol eNaiiiinatloiis for cirlranco Into thc Unlted states Mllltary Acud ,uiy at Wcsl I'oint. .Mr. P.aKland ln i w.uiy-oiie years Ot ttgQ and 1ms hc einploycd ln tho Buslt of lUcluiiond, T BIT CUT MD IT Ynuiitf Kncniislininn Tclls Why ('dnimlssipiicr Koincr Could I"),) NTolliiiig. DIDN'T COME AS IMMIGRANT Asscrts That [iinsmitcli as IIo I'aid I'li.s ( )\,n Way I Ie -Must Shifi for [liinsclf. < rc imc oppor "i.i,l; men who io h i !,- wllllng ?oung Eng 11 d on Docom linmedlato oin lottors of In ? nt Richmond h vmichcd yes ling. hla Integ tiko a livlng. Ishman'g stnte of Thc Tlniea as lioen linnble He uave his i liat hls name -1 not want to t a vngrant. Ho rnld. ?alled on Com <'o and Iinmi '? Mr. Kolner nasmttch ns he -i thls country ln a posltlon ho case.' n eon c .-urprlslng- to "we wcro led mid he no dir iulmr work on in mado to ap - ra crylng for vi trylng to and thnt oneo !,i not bo the placlng them Hearlng thai tlu n tunltles ln Yiiirtn-a f"i wcro liidiisli-loiis oi il - to work on tho Cnrn llshmnh cnifio to Ith n her 3, lioping to flnd ployiui-ni. n,. broui h troductloh to a proi l'.-Miiiiy, rneiribers of "!i I'-r-lay f,,r hfa good I rlty and his desln lo Accordlng to i hc Knf nient to a roprese'ntath Dlspatch last night, h to got what lu- wanlc loi-al address, but nski bo not prlnted, as ho nppear in the attitudc No Ilelp nccniiiK Mo said that lie hiul mlsslon'er of Agrictili gration Koincr, hul i had Infnrmcd hlrn tl, ,t had paid hiH own fnn the deparlnient wa- i; to )ir|], him or take np dltlon whlch waa at ??'. hls frionds, "In England," he sal lo bellevo thnt there -. flculty over hero ln ? : the farms. tndecfl, I: ? pear that the farmers help. that the State brlng ln now settlcrs, ihey arrlved thero wi slightest dlfflculty ln But I have found conditlons altoR-etlK-r UITerent, i <-ofiid not understiind why the State would have asslstcd me ln ibtalnlng etnployment had r come over *s an Immlgrant, for lt would look ns If a man, able to pay hls way, would hc a better cltizen than ono who came at tho expenso of tho Commonwealth. and, nioreovcr.l lhat one ln my posltlon ivould sccm to bc mTc nnxious to 3eok steady labor. As it ls. 1 enn flnd nothing, but I am wllllng and atu abcut ready to take anythlnfr offerrd. silil I want to go on thc farm." The young man's namo and the name l of the Richmond famlly to whlch he brought lctters are ,,n file in thls ofnee. MEET AT IDLEWOOD Commlttrc <o sircct-* Take l p Opcnlng c?f TbrouKli flP'iirl. The Councll Committee on Streets hn? boen called to meet at Idlewood Rark on Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Captaln Andrew piwslnl, Jr., invner of the Idlewood property, and J. D. Crump, who roprcienii? certaln tu tere^ts attemptlng to se.-ure the open- J Ing of street" through to the Wllllam I Byrd Park, have \<(-ru asked to attend. ; The committee wlll look over the grijiinil and meet arraln at thc City Uall that n'.ijht to take up the matter forinallv. Tlie Crump Interejts have threateiied legal actlon to coropel tlie oponiiift of the streets. clalmlng that the Idlewood owners havo "squattcd" on them and should bo ejected. and that their property ls Injured and cut oll* by having no dlrect outlct to the ' Rest-rvolr Park. Ilullding I'crinilx. Bulldlng and repalr permlts wcro issued yesterday as follows: E. Riuch, to repalr a brick store, o North Scventli Street, to cost $.300. M. M. Cottrell, to repalr a brick dwolllng, tno North Boulevard, to cost $125. D. A. Tyre.e, to erect a one-story de tached frame dwelllng, on south side of Government Road, between Lewls and Brown Streets, to eost $700. Rov. E. N. CaJisch, D. D., to erect a three-story brick dwelllng, on north side of Monument Avenue, between Mulberry Street and tho Eoulovard, cost not glven. QISTILLERY FOtK HELQ RESPDNSiBLE Court of Appeals Decides That They Must Pay Revenue Taxes. ttevorslng ihe opinion of tho Unlted States Court for Wostern Distrlct of North Caroilna, tho Unltod States Cir? cult Court of Appeals, Judge Goff dl? sentlng, yesterday rendered an opinion, concurrcd In by Judges Prltchard and Waddlll, holdlng Kelly W. Slsk, Henry 11. Reld and John Morcliold responsible for $151.80 In revenue taxes. Sisk and others, owners of a dlstillery, acknowl edge the amount to ho due, but clalm J. A. Petree. a depuly rcvonue colloct or, conilscatcd the. whlskey, whlch he afierwards allowed t0 ho stolen oi waated. mo of unusual ln irera of distllled qilalncd that fre ?r lt is sclzod, ls ? allowed to wastc sesslon of the fjov Thv question torost to manuf spirits, as lt j: quontly, liquor e.lther stolen or or spoil while ln ernm'ent; The opinion of tlio Court of ?Vppeals vlrlimiiy ,ays that the gov sponslble fqr nogll ?rs or agents, and that constltutea no bar or 'very upon a bond. urlsos over 138 gal iiiaiiufactured durlng ?lune and July, 1901. iicl not conio lnto the 6, v. hen the government socurod Judgiuenl agalnst Slsk. Tho n vlgorouBly fought urt.i by attorneys pn l tho governmont has idouo io avoid estab leni whlch may result io revenuos. "1" tho Ualtod States nf Hpirltf) does not re of iho distlller undor amount Ih- duo at the on. Thn paragraph of lorcd yesterday on thls failurn otr a dlRtllJer on spirlta wlthin the hy law, not only ren? ts ou hand llablo to property of iho dlstlll i li la does not Iii nny ureties of llldr IK't lj" en thc diatlUer'a bond." ernmont ls not i gotic-o of its ollice suc-h hegllgonco , defenso to ? i,,-,, The contention lons of whlskey tho months but tho ca courts untii caso hns tliroiigh tli eltlier side, left notliln llsliiiin- a ii ln ilecrcasn The nrgu Ih that tho lleve tho IU his lom,l, ,,: time of pro the opinion potnt roads tO pily tllO time preaei dc-rnl il?. sel/.ure, bill or aa ivoll v. Iso rellav. "Th,. STATE MILK 11 Proditccrg Fear Flbb'dihg of Mar? ket With linptiritics Now Exclitdcd. IS NOW SOLD IN SUBURBS Gintcr Park VV.antis Protcction I'ri'iii Unclcan Milk Sluil Out of Richmond; Opportunlty wlll bc glven to tho publlc io pi'csonl Us vlews oii thc Throckmorion dalry l.lll before tiio Hoiiso Conunitl.m Agrlctilluro and Minlng to-morrow after.n at i o'ctockj From tho city ..f Ulcnmond there has conie up an iilmosl unanl liiotis .ry ngalnsl thc blll, whleli, it is hoilovcd. wlll. if adopted, result in lettlng down thc barrlers, flooding I-Uchmond with Imptire mllk. an.l dolng a'wnv with the besl work of thc Board | ot Health during tho posl thr.-. \ car*, Tho Chcmber of Comm'erco commlttee <.n sanltation has been called in speclal seaslon for tliis. aftornoon ai 5 o'clock to take netlon in what is rcgarded as an emorgoncy faclng Iho health an.l welfaro of tiio city. A stormy sossion of ihe Richmond Milk Prbducora' Associatlon, composed of the dairymen of Henrico an.l Chcs terfleld counttoa s.dllnir milk in Rich? mond, was held on Monday, lastlng nearly all day. Flnally by a inajorl.ty r.f one voto the associatlon decl.lc.l t,, OPPOSO ll.f hill. IIiim- Mnde l.iirjic (liillny. The dalrj'men tako tiio ground that they havo mei tho condltions an.l re qulromcnt: Imposed by t!.<- Richmond liealih Department. I n many cascs they !...>?? i re. led now harns, und they aro now supplylng Richmond with mllk thal is cqual to any and second to thal of no city lu thla country. In fact, analysc* uhow thal Rich niond has for thr pasl year had mllk far suporlor !?? thal . "i.i in many of the largest an.l most progresalvc .ities of the country. The dairymen who are members ??'. tlic assoclation, and nre, license.l iu sell mllk In Richmond, nnd wlu. have mct Iho c.Ullons and made the outlayi Imposed i.. glve clenn and healthy mllk, no?v fear that if tlic harri.-rs are ihrnun down and those who havo stoadfastly rotuscd to comply or to clean up thelr premlaes nre allowed to sell mllk wlthout local inspectlon an.l rcgulatlon, th" tnarket wlll be flooded wltli a cheap and in ferior product, and thelr oxpendltures for equipment wlll have been wlthout prolectlon or profit. f;lnter I'nrk llny \el. One of the result.- of thc mllk In? spectlon system and tho rigld CX clusion of those dalrles whlch will nol at least show ordlnarj? cleanllnesa has been the flooding of tha subtlrba with milk of doubtful eliara.-ter. ln Gtnter I'ark. Chestnut lllti und Barton liclghts carts from dairi.- ? ? lud 1 from Richmond are maklng I i" rounds. and already ihcrc is a move monl on foot in ilinter I'ark. ludegate Throckmorton's home distrlct, t" bc cure from tlic county BUperviaora some action which will prevent thc S'-llinvr in tlic distrlct of milk which will not pass the Richmond standard. The matter wlll l.e taken up bv th.- Glnter Park Cltlzen's Assoclation at its next meeting, and other communltlos in Henrlco county may follow for the protcction of the health especlally of young children. BIBB APPOINTED Yttorncy-Gcncntl Wllllaiua Goc>i ??> Wcsl Mrslnln T.i-Mny io Stand Trlal, .ludge Sarnuel W. Williams took eharge of the offlce .>t Attorney-Gc-r. r-ral of Virglnia in the Llbrary Build lng vestcrdav shortly after tho ct-re mony ot inauguratlon of Judge AVil llam If. Mann as Governor. One of his fivsl ollleial aets was tho announce ment of the appolntment of William i-:. Blbb, of Loulsa, as Asalstant Attor-f bby-General, an appolntment whlch was unofTiclally announced somo months ago. T. Gray Hii'Mon, one ot tho clerks in the olllcc, was named as stenographor to .Itidgo Wllllams. lie Is well known in this city. To the many callors al his oflicp Judge Wllllams sald that he would leave to-day for Wolsh, W. Va., to an swer the indlctinent for an alleged a_s.-i.ult on Judge Saunders in tho course of a trlal in a West Virginia court. Want* tn Itriurn I'lu. Miss I.. May Hyatt, of Dos Angelea. Col., has wrltten to Postmaster Allan, asking him to loeate, if posslble, rela? tlves of J. Ef. Booker, nf thc Confcder ato army. MisK Hyatt has a blanket pln, whlch was taken from tho Con federato'a body durlng thc war. The namo "J. E. Booker, Itichmond, Va.," ls engraved on tho pln. Sult IiiKlltutcd. Sult was lnstituted yesterday In tho City Circuit Court by the Armltage Manufaetufing Company agalnst tho Plper ltoofing Company for damages in tho sum of $i;50. W.L.Douglas sho es are the Io west price, quality considered, in the United States. If you have been paying high prices for your shoes,the next time you need a pair give W. L. Douglas shoes a trial. They wiil certainly give you asmuch comfort and service as those which have been costing you higher prices. The price is Iow, the quality is high. \v *"? Al ITTSrnftJ I See that "W. L. Ronglas name and tho retall 11^1 CAUTIOWi prlco is stampeil on ffottoin. TlkeNoSubstlttite. F4SVVOX,OUHrXLKTS VSEP. Wh?r?TerynnllT?,W.I.,DoiiBlai ?hoe?t?e wlthinyow reach. IfJOW&glW llliur ranii"! ill yuu. wntii for MiMl Urder UaUlog. W. L. ?oii(!la?. BMOkton, Mail. ^Richmond Store: 623 EAST BROAD STREET. Standard Qualities at Broken Prices February Clearance Sale of GansmRady Co.fs High-CIass Suits, Overcoats and Raincoats Bcginhhi'g this rhbrning wc offer hundreds of our choiccst i garments at tlie foliowing reducwons for quick clearance: Men's Black and Fancy Sack Suits \ Which Sold Up Men's English Walking Suits / to $30 at Men's Spring Overcoats sH <m *% Mens Winter Overcoats \ 4) 1 O Men's Cravenette Raincoats I each Thc garnicnts in this sale rcprescnt llic rernairiing small lots of niir best-scllihg stylcs of the season, which must now bc disposcd nf to make room f<>r ouHhcoming Spring- Stock. Gans-Rady Company SHDWING RESULTS Later Tests Meet With Highj Commendation From Com mitteemen. _.tcellent reporta showlng results from tcsta made at tiie Inclnerator ol ihe Strcel Cleonlng Department werc n clved by tho Councll Commlttee ..n trccl Cleanlng lasi night, Superin tondent Cohn and membera of the c-oni expresalng th'' hlghest confi In t:.-- now planl and m ita gar bago-destroylngi capacity, Chalrman tlobuon sald :.. belleved it would pro . great stop forward In tiio preaerv . ol '.'? health of tne city to i>ro mltary means >.f destroylng mlatlon ?f rubbtsh and w.-t .; Cohn reported tliat ti.e three-daj >. t ordered by the commlttee had l-j gun on Monday mornlng, an.l had not yet been coniplcted. but tli.it the flrst two days had sliowed a sai.sfactory result, thc flrst day havlng been en tirely without tiio use of fuel, whllo on the second a small quantlty of coal was addcrt to lnsure complete combu* tion. Chalrman Umlauf, of the Huh committee on Crernatory, and Com mlttecmon Spcnce and tllrschborg hnd inspectcd the plant in full operatlon, and <-ach expresaed hla confldenco ln Its meeting all thc tcsta rcqulred. Wltli tho steam gencrnted under ordlnary pressure. Mr. Spencc sald he bellovi il,,- City Jail could bc I.eate.l. provlded a continuoua supply of Karhage could he asaurcd. The jail is on.; block away. Tho .ommlttoo wlll meet at tho Inclnerator at Slxteonth and Mar shall Streets on Thursday afternoon, whon, If all goea well, tho new plant wlll bc acceptcd. NEW PACKING HOUSE StVlft ._ Co. FIIc I'lnui for Flrcproof lluildliiK on L'nlon Street. Plans havo been flled ln the offlce of tho Building liispcctor by Swlfi & Co., meat packers. of Chicago, for thc erectlon of a new branch packing house 'on Union Street, between Kranklin and Grace, adjoinlng tho present build? ing. With tho meat house of Armour & Co. and tho plant of tho Natlonal Packing Company, thc entlre block will be taken up With packing houses and warehousea for handllng fresh meat wholc*iale. The new building- of Swlth <_ Co. will ho three stories and (lrepioof throughout. Not countlns thu clahorato outtlt of anae.hlnery, cold Btorage plant, and ovcrhcud trollcya for handllng meat, all of whlch wlll bc shlpped from Chicago, tlic building Is cstimaled to cost about $30,000. Deputy Shcrinr \ainril. On appllcation of J. Ilerhert Merccr, Sherlft of the city of Richmond; .ludgo R. Carter Scott. of thc City Circuit Court, yesterday appolnted Stephen Jolinson as deputy shorlff. Mr. John -on quallfled for his new dutles ot once. HT UGHOHEO Oll TELEGBAPH POLE Held Captive in Cold, for Fiy< Days Untii Lineman Went to the Rescue. Bvc daya and nl*ht?. untll yesi f morning. thero hud been nc iu ih- nelffhborh'ood of *is Wesf Street, and, as strange as it may the resldcnts of that sectlon to dlslodgo it. Thc feline was perched on top nf a telcgraph pole. and thero It had remalned, ln ratn nnd snow, ln darkness and light, contentlng itself wiu, dlsturblng humans. Agent Emmetl Taylor. of the Soclety for the Prevention ,->f Cruelty to Anl mal.M. wa.M notlllcd of the rat's prcdlca rnent yesterday, but as ho ls not a pole cllmber, thero was nothing hc could do tn rollevo thc sltuatlcn, because the clllzena wcro unwllllng that thc post should be ehot down from the po.?ltlon it had held with such bulldog tenacJty. Finally tho agent asked ald of the tel onhone company, and an expert pole Cllmber was sent to got tho eat. Tho company's man rcachod the top of tho pole, und thc eat, apparcntly unwllllng lo be ousted fo unceretno nlously, entered mute protcst and dld not give way wlthout a Strtlgglc, When tho lineman waj wlthin six or olght feet of the ground hls burden freed Itselt by a sudden Jump nnd Bcampered across the street. The crowd gave chnse, but the pct eluded its pursuers and dlsappeared under a fenci . The owner hns not appeared to clalm the anlmal, and If he ever does there ls no telllng- what action tho.se who endured Its torment may take ln securlng vongeance. Distrlct Attorney Ciunlllle.s. Judge- ti. li. Lewls quallflcd before Judge Edmund Waddlll, Jr., ln tho ITnitcd States Distrlct Court yesterday, as Unlted States attorney for the East crn Distrlct of Vlrglnla. Hls term oC olileo is for four years from Pobruary. James River Improvement Com? mittee Would Deepen Chan nel to 22 Feet. The speclal committee which atteud cd tlio Natlonal IUyers and Uarbora Congress reported last night to tlie Commltteo on Irjiprovomcnt or tlio James River reconimendlng that stcps bo taken by tho c-Ity of Richmond to urgo on tho Fedoral government tlio expendlturo of a sufllolent amount out of the proposed bond tssuo t'or rii-ers and harbors to deopen tho James Rlver/ to a uniform dopth of twenty-two feet. In order to prescnt the subjoct intel llgcntly, the conimltteii reconimendcd that flgures ho conipiled to .show the Iireseut tonnngc on tho rlver, oast and west; tho value of contlguous farm lands and tholr proiluctlun each year; the trado of tho cillos on tho rlver and tho nssuraneo that the clty wiil provldc wharvos, derrlcks, rallroad Delt llnos and othor facllltles to tuKo advantago of what thc government un-, dertakos. "Wo must be prcpured to show mcrlt by nn iirray of concreto facts," sald tlie report, whleli wo.nt on to show what other clties are dolng, somo of them much sinnller both ln polnt of populictlon, commorolal Importance and natlvo weallli than Rlciiirumd. Tho report was forwardod to Ihe t'ounell for information. The commlt? teo wlll proHOlit tho inniortunco of con fdructlng- wharvos for publlc ablnplng to tho Councll Commlttoo on Finaneo noxt Tuesday night and urgo an nji proprltitlon of $25,000 In the annual budget wlth whlch to begin. the work.. Tho report of Captaln Cunningham showed that tho clty tug had been on-r gnged during tho past month In hrealt Ing Ice In Ihe James Rlver and kcejj Kig lt open for navlgatlon.