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Suits. in serftes antl other good tvearlnft materials, mostly navy bluc; prices were $15 <P? QO to .118.75; reduced to, OvlwO A few Womcn's and Misscs' Tailorecl Suits, in Urcy, black and other desirablc colors; orift inal price $22.50*and fl?Q QO $25.00; leduced to Oo.UO Special Reduction Sale __OF Suits and Coats To-day Nothing wiil bc more service ablc than one of these nice Tailored Suits or a Fine Coat, just the thing for thc cold days in February and the blustry March days. Nothing wiil take the place of these Coats if there's traveling ahcad. Thc styles are all new, well tailored, and can be worn untii late spring; and, remember, the price is so small. .lust a few of these Coats for Children, made of ftood scrvl.e ablc materials; soltl early in season for $10:00; re- <P9 QO duccd to. ?I>?_-ot70 YVomcn's and Misscs' I.onji Coats, loosc and close-fittinft, in black and colors; orluinul price $15.00; <PC AA reduced to. ?D-JUUU Womcn's and Misses' Lonft Coats, of covert cloth, broatl cloth, gray mixturcs and man nisli effects; prices were $15.00 to $20.00; fljy CA reduced to. tj) ? ?tJv/ Womcn's and Misses' Suits, made pf materials suitablc for early sprinft wcar; made to sell from $27.50 to $35; ttlO CA reduced to. <DICi.Dxj Womcn's and Misscs' Coals, in black and han'dsomc mix lures; prices were $30.00 and $40.00; <P 1 C AA reduced to. ?j-1 D.UxJ Womcn's and Misscs' Suits, made of fine broadcloths antl other dcsirablo materials, in black and colors; Suits in thls lol sold for $35. .$40 <J_1 fi 7C_ and $45; reduced to -DI O. I O 111 SUIT OF QUARLES Attorney Patteson Alleges Facts in Declaration Are In su.-.cien- in Law. S. !.. P. Patteson, attorney for tho Aetna Llfo Insurance Company, of Hartford, Conn.. flled a dctnttrrer ln tlie L'nitcd States Ptstrlc. Court yes? terday morning to tlie declaratlon ln the suit. of Mrs. Ann 11. Quarles, who seeks to rccover $16,000 under a con? tract of accldent Insurance held hy her late husbund, Mann S. Quarles, Jlenring on tho deinurroc wlll prob? ably bc doferred untll tbo Aprll term of the court. Attorney Patteson allegOH1 each nnd every count of tbe declaratlon' to be insulflclent ln law. and bases hls con olusion on the followlng: grounds: "First. Tho declaratlon falis to set out the alleged grounds or facts on which tho actlon Ih base'd, but only atates conclusions pf law. "Second. The declaratlon falls to definltely set forth how the alleged accldent to tlie decedent, Mann S, cjuarlcs. occurred, and does not ln any way attempt to state tbo alleged facts of tbe sald accldent. "Third. Tfyifc''-allegpUoh that 'the sald Mann Sr,'QyarJe..''<'lid aualatu bodlly injttrles solely through external, vlo? lent and aceldental means,' is not suf flcient in law to give the defendarlt -lotlco to tlie nature or said alleged ?ircldent, or how or when or where it occurred. "Fourth. The sald declaratlon does not state facts. suflicicnt to constttute fc causo of actlon. MARCHETTI FINED i-t.il mar Rroail Street Confectloner C Chan-c of VioUtlns Sunday l.a\ r.llce Jackaon, a no.ro lawyer, and I-romincnt nmons hla riu-.'. ropreseiitcd Louls Marchettl (whlte) In thr Pollco Court > c-stcrday morning when the chargo of labor Inc at hla ira.le ut Second and Broad siroots on Sunday waa presented aRiilusi tho . onf-ctloiH-r. In splto of tho lawycr.8 argu? ment M_.rch.ttt waa tlnoil K> and ..oats. nnd ?waa warned. by Justice Crutchfleld thai a second offense would m.an a fmo of f 10 anil security o? ,100 for twelve months. and a thlrd offense a flne, of 5100 and t'oi-f.iuir. of thc bond. Marcliutti runa " sland for the n.K.o trade. > E. F. Banks (colored. wns ulao flncd for laborlng at hls trade >.n Sunday, and thc co.c ajrainat hlm of srlllnt; ctunrottes to a hov under slxtcen yeara of age wns contln ?u.d to February 1-. II- wus ballcd in thc sum of }300. Herbcrt Moore (whlte), nlnoteen years old ?was flncd $10 and placcd uiul.i Hr?'i securlt. for twenty days on a char_. of being di unl and disordcrly. I.. n. Wood (whltol, charged wlth crucl 1>- worklng a horac. waa llncd VlO. Brume-Miiilr Captaln. Among thc first offlcers in thc Ylrglnt .mniissiom-d hy .'ovprno who received hi loned b_ who re ycalerdas voluniccre to.be Mann la John 1* Branir ? ommlaalon aa captaln Brnme la mado rap'.aln of Compuny E. See ond ReBlmcnt, Infantry, atationed at Chas Clty. Thc popcra wlll reach hlm this inorn ln?. ...ANNOUNCEMENT... Tho Utidcrwood Typcwritcr Company invitcs the pubjic t<> witncss an exhibition nf rapid and act urato typewriting by MISS ROSE L. FR1TZ, (Champion Typist of tbe World), at their office, 1212 East Main Street, bctweesn thc hours of 12:15 and 1 ;30, February 8th, 9th. 10th and 11th. _ Business men, etenograpKers and students are espe? cially invited to atiend. E. U. CLOWES, Manager. EI.HT MEN CALL FOR USS MEETING Citizens Opposed to Annexation of Manchester to Outline Attitude. A call tvas issued yesterday for a mass-meeting of citizens opposed to tbe consolldatlon .f Richmond and Manchester, to be held at tlie Central V. M. C. A. bulldlng to-morrow ni^lit at S:15 o'clock. The slgners of the call are: .Iohn P. Branch, N. XV, Bowo, I.evln .loynes, Charles XV. ITa-rdwicke, F, XV. Scott, A. H. Chrlstian, .Ir., James ? Caslcle and Wllllam Kllyson. lt is not known what. plan Ih pro poscd hy thoso opposed to the union of | tlio clties. Mr. Branch, Mr. Bo\v0 and ( Mr. Caskio have boen open and feur . less opponents of tho measure for some time, and hay'o thrown tlie weight ot | tlieir Influenco agalnst lt. though thclr reasons, except from tlio purely ccdnoihl.al staiidpoltit. havo not been fully advanced. At the Clty Hall there soems no doubt that tho ordinance wlll pass "ii Friday night, when It comes before Uie Common Council in adjourned sesslon A number of members who aro ln fa yor of annexatlon, but yet balk at thc terms ns ? tendlng too much in Man choster's lnterest, have indloatod tlieir wllllngness to fall liito 'line wltli thr. unanlmous wish of tho commcrt-lal or ganlzatiolis of the city, on the ground that tlie movement i.s too lar?c antl too pregnant nf posslbllltlos fur thc growth of the clty to bc liampered or set back over dl.fi-.oncos on mlnor d - tails which wlll adjust tliemsolvcs ln tlmc. Jt is supposed thut the meeting called by Mr. Branch and others wlll outline tho vlcws of tlio larger capl tallsts and proiiorty bwners, in oppo? sitlon to tho unlon, and that j.osslbly somo form of protest or memorial may bo Eorwarded to tlie Councll. .i.-ifc-X C.L.V-.EUKOOI., .Mt., .lUJU-a INTO TIIK ll'.\. I Slnce Larkln W. Olazebrook, .Ir.. got lnt. ? tho race yesterday as a candldato for th Common Councll from Ilenry Ward, politlc Is plcking up in thoso. dlgglngs, whero llarr. Hul.or led thc ticket a couplo uT ycars ago I Mr. Gla.cbronk Is said to l.c n fearlcs | flghter; hc is cnorgetlq and tiiclcss, and hi | frlcmls suv lt takos u tlrolasa man to al I up -in Uie Councll chamber lato ..' night grlndlng oui laws. The appearnrico ol Mi j Olazebrook wiil maltd thlngs livoly in th ? wnrd, according to thoso frirnds who go ; tichlnd hlm and simply urgod hlm lo run. Ilnr Ahsorlutlon Mqets l'o-Mghl. Tlm annual meeting of thc Har Associn tlon of tlu: clty of Blchmond wlll be hcl at tho Commbriwoalth Club to-nlght at S-.: o'clock. officcrs for the comlng yoar wl bo elected nnd other maitcrs of a buslnoi nature wiil bc considered. Kollbwing 11; formal sesslon .1. T. Coleman, or i.vncl Inirg. wlll cntcrtaln tho members with reoltal <>f his experlences us a lawyor, Tl i .lsuul biiff.-t aiipp.-r wlll bo served. Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S C A S T O R I A CITY IS UB6ED TO BUILD ITS Slilppcr_ Point Out Advantagc of Mtinicip.il Ovvncrsliip qn VVatcr Jrront. EFFECT ON FREIGHT RATES Mr. I'lTcnian antl Mr. Morgan Toll I low Dccpcr Channcl Will Stimulatc Trade. Ropresontatlvcs of commcrelal br gnnizatlonH appeared before ihe Coun? cll Commltteo on Flnanco last nlght j nrgliifr tlu- appropriation <>f $25,000 for tho construction of n munlclpdl wharf oxtonding from Oilllc's Creek j lo tho foot "f Nlcliolson Street nnd tho I cxpondlttlro <<f $3,000 for tlic erectlon I of ;i wharf hiilldlng at Ihe west. end I for Ihe acconmiodatlon nf Crolght, .1. | ('. Frecman, who hns helped englneer ] thr mpvemerit for better whnrf faclll. tlcs, and severai cltizens spoke on tho nclvantagos of thc proposition, com? parlng- Richmond w|th ntlier cltles nlonK tho Atlantic; seabonrd. Mr. Frcoman stated thnt while the nmottnt asked was only ;i small part of wlial v. as actually needed. It would clo it Kfent deal more ln tho wiiy of sliow Ing the Uniled Stnt.-s gOVprhmcnt that the cltizens of Richmond were ln earn est ln thelr nltcmpt to miiko Richmond eqtial io othcr ports, thus Induclng ( the gov'ernmont to spcfid the. moncy ' thnt hns been nskctl. Co'iineilmnn Qarbor, n montber of the commlttee, rnforred lo tho ndvantngo of bull.linc- ihe wharf and Rtrnlghtcii Incr the harbor llne. stottng thal nt present m.-iny vessols wcre obllgcd tn anehor |? fniclstream; IT. G. Carter. of the Gralii Exchange; ?I. XV. Shrirpe, of the Buslness Mcn'fl Club: J. r;. Corloy. of the Rota.ll Mer? chants1 Assoclation; .lohn i~>. Murroii. or Ihe Richmond V.-n-hl Club. dnd Wll Ilam C. Bentley. r>. S. Harwrrnd and Thomas Poindexier. or the Travolcrs* Protectlvo Assoclation, advocatcd the appropriation, I.enillnc Shlpper TnlkN. S. T. Margon. presldent of tho Vlr ginia-CarolInn Uhemlcai Company, who was introduced as thn lurRest shlpper out of Richmond, said thnt It xvas the btggost (|uestlon that had confrohtod the people here for n number of years. "If we ever expeet to make the city what lt onjjht lo be," ho said, "wo should take care of the river. Wo eannot expeet tho Unjted States gov? ernment to help us unloss we show somo intqrbst." Mr. Morgan went on to show lhat Richmond needed publlc wharves: nt which any shlp cmilrl anehor nnd dls iharKe or takp on a curso, saylng lhat it enukl nbt tninpete with others untll hot tor por( facllltlcs were provlded. Ownors of nra-noiiiK; vessels, ho sald, wiiiited lo K?-t thelr craft Into fresh water once ln a while ancl would be glnd for that lf for nothing olse to I get cargoes brin'ginp them lo this city. The city tug, he declared, when nol eiiKnged ln pumping sand, could make good money by towlng shlps into the docks. It. would also be a great ad-i vantago to tho railways by maklng j this city a dlstributlng polnt for frelght. Buslness Manapter Dahney, of tho rhainber of Commerce, spoke ln 1 the samo voin. A business man, said Jir. Frcoman, ! ought to profit by tho exporienccs | of others Instead of btiylng hls own, [ and kecp a littlo aliead of tbe gamo ior get out. He thought Richmond In ? a posltlon to do one or Ihe other. Tak Ing liultlmoro as un pxatnplo, he told I of the great gains thal city made tn j commerce dlrectly after the war, but I how in recent years Richmond, com I parntively speaklng. had taken thn lead except in shipplng by water. lie spoke of thc great water trade ot lhat city in spite of tho fact that It Is 1TI miles from the mouth of tho Chos apeako Bay, while Richmond is more than forty miles less. Aftor tlie flre in 1001 Baltlmoro acqttlred a. large amount of water front for docks(and plers, i^suing bonds to thc amount of $6,000,000, whlch will pay for them splves wlthln tlie next flfty yours wlthout any addltlonal tax on the people. <'<in< lteally Xomlnnl. Mr. l'teentan read letters from every larnc port from 1'ortland. Me., to Gal-; voston, shc.wing that Richmond was tho only city on the Ust dredglng far prlvato corporations and In dividuals, none of tho others mathtalh Irig dredglng plants similar to tho one used hcro. Quotirig United States en glneors, ho said that tho cost of docpening tho rive.r's ehannol so as to admlt tlie larRost cccan-golng ves? sels would bc nominal, hut that the largest boats would bo unable to reach hero on account oC sharp curvcx near CH 1 mad li is proposed that a stralght cut bc th government moncy througn mado with governincnt. inoio-.v ....?.._? thoso curvos, maklng tlie ehannol nde quato for oeean-golng shlps and sliort cnlng the distatu-c to the sea at least Richmond, \_stBtant City Englneer Jones, ln tho absonco of Mr. Bolling, explalnocl tho proposed docks, whlch nro doslgned lo heuln at. the old stone wharf on the left slde ot Glllib's Creek and cxteild lo Iho. fool of Nlcliolson Slreet, tn covering owned l thnt lt houso, "' h wlll cover will cosl al v th vlll foot?all the frontago clly. H. ls cstimated oid $25,030. The wharf leatod "ii tho west end. foot nf water front and $8,000, The eoinniltlee, whlle it look no action on tho matler vorably Imprcssed last iiiKht, sceni wltli tlw nrgumi d t,v nt. IllllldiiiR I'emillx. Bulldlna jmrmlta woro IbbuojI Collowa; Ulchmoiid, l-'r Rallroad, ll. H. ln crcol a Ihrno-Htorj ,0 nortU Hldo nf Moiiii ,cn Allon Avenuo aud rnal i-J.OOO. okBburB and r?olpm?o land, lomoa. <" oroct " on,-,-. I.Ofi Wost Brot?d J |'o?l-OiTUo? lilh.iiiiliniieil. [Si.e.-iul to Tho Tlni.-H-nispiiteh WuBiihi -ton n ?'-. ifobr.uary K,~Tho fol? lowing named ppBt-offleoH havo boon prdor ,-d dUooiitlnuod: Morl Sprlnj*8, U?wk, aaynoBvlllo, Uiukobh, Uolt aml Adrlanco, ('(intchl fnr Miiiohnlkhii). "Wnshliiwton, Di C, y.liiuary .(.-Thr, Al li.n-lTottlt-Miri'all .-oiiti-Bt Cor tho marahul 1 Hhlp of llio Wustcm DlBlrlcl ls brlllglllB | iiiiiny Ui-inilillraii pol11it-Iiiiih In ilni idly. Aiiioiib i hoxe horq to-dny were Robert Ful wllor, pcMtiiiiiuici' ui stuiiiiton, Colonol S. Brown AIIcii'h ilcht-hHiul tuan, und K. O, Vrolli, tlw tiunUWalo ot Uie t'UHl ?l?rlo?, DF COMES IN .PMN. Sociclv of Potoinac to I Ccd.l An? nual Meeting llcrc in May. -IVE HUNDRED EXPECTED Jistiin^ui. h.<l Body <>f Federal Veterans to I told Re unioii in South, Thr- .Soclety of tho Army of the Po tomac, ln lettora to Oovernor Mann, Mayor Itichardson nnd offl-'ors of fi, k. I.ee Camp, No, 1, nnnounco thnt tlm annual meeting of that iitflsoclatlbn; ivil. he held in Itlcnmond ln May. it a expoctetl thnt :.t loiiat r.on lnombers if tho organl-n.tlon wlll mako tho trip South, nnd llmt the lender wlll bo llo ?atlo C, Klng. presltlont. Tlie .Soclety >f thn Army "f th" Potorhae. whicli ln iludcs membershlp eomprlsln^ ?,,. k__ lectod few "f the survlvors ?r the A.rmy of tlm Potomnc, Is orir of the nost ronowed of 'he many patriotlcor janl_-illonH nf iln.se who foitght for -ho North ln tlm civll Wa,-. Goorgo T. Kyaji, secretary nf the ..o -letjr, in a cotivcrsatlon wltli Captaln P. J. Whltc, ..f thls clty, comtnander if It. ]?:. l.c Camp, No. l. iiui.le u-eiimlnnry arr.anKemonls for tlm vlslt last summer, when tho two vcternns net ln Krpderl.-Usi.ni-r.. Alihbugh Cap- I :itn Whlte could not at lhat time st.it.? whnt the attltude nf tho loeal ennm night berhe oxpressed tho opinion that tho heroes who worn tlm hluc-would he .ordlally received, nnd It. (s probablo thnt thls Informnl statement. rpsulte.l in the. aclloti t.il.rn hy thn Nnrtherncis. -Ir lllgli clinrnrler. Tbe Soclety of tlm Army of the Po? tomnc. whllo dlstlnctly a patrlotlc or iranizatlon, rcqulres thnt its members cotnply with certaln soclal requlro nvtits. and thls hns mnde tho associa? tlon a sup.erior one, whh-h I.s regarded ii the North ns s.md to no othor of Im many assoclatlons of like character now in existen.c. Governor Mnnn re? ferred hls let ter to l.c.' Camp, wlth the ?ocommehdatlon thnt the vctefaha be invlted South. nnd Mayor Rlchardsbh, in stronger langunge, took a sltnllar l-iew. Tlm lettnrs wero presonled to i.ee !ani|) at Its last meeting, when a res -lutlon wns adopt ed sendlng grrcotlnga .0 the soclety nnd urglng that It come o Itlchmond. li ls understood that tlm innouncement received lmro especlnlly itated that tlm socloty wiil provlde Its >wn entertalnment, although Loc Camp s already preparlhg to entertaln It nt i smoker, whlch wlll Im glven In the lcadquarters of the. camp. I.ee Camp Vlmlled Unlllniore. Tn 18S5, when I.ee Camp vjsite.l l'.nl .Imoro, It wns entertalned at a hanqurt is guests of tho soclety, nnd the cer itnonies here. ln May wlll be In thn tature of an oxchan_ro of cottrtpslcs. -everal branches of tho Hoclety of the P-otomac have heen establlsbed ln re ?ent years In Vlrglnla. Membrrs of _eo Camp nre eiuhusiastlc over tho .roposed vlslt, and lt is more than irobablo that many entertalnmentfl ivlll bo glven in honor of tho vlsltors, nany of whom wiil make their Iirst vlslt to Itlchmond slnce tho war. give"sTnnuaI_dance ISmi-Ioycs <>f Miller .V: IthoailM I'leel OflleerM nnd I.lne. Employes ol" Miller & Rhoads, known ns the Miller ? - Hhoads Mutual Ald As .oclatloil, held their annual hall and banquet tn the store last night. the nccaslon being inost highly etijoyed by overy employe of tl,,.. estafcli. hment At the business inecting M_ K. Maiono wns elected prosldenl ln place ot XX. 1_ "WTils, retlrln'g presldent. nnd other officors were elected ns fcllows: See rctnry, XV. E. Miller; Treasurer, F. T. Bates; Vlco-Presldent. A.U.ison Lewis; Board of Dlrectors. A. P. l_uughon, C. C, Bolsseau, II. B. Dlcklnson; O- I-. "U'eils. 'Miss Teresi Carn'oll and Miss Corn Hlimaill". After the bttslhcsB meeting a banquet wns spread on the lower lloor. the big hall belng decorated Iii flovvers nnd c.indle llghts. The dar.te. on tbe up? per t'.oor. rollowod, und oll remalncd for the terpsichorean plen.sure. Ilinnoroiis Leelure nt McGUI l lllon. A larR.i and approclattvo audienco ns scinl.lcd i.ist night in tho audiloriuni of thc McGIII Cathollc Unlon lo hear an addres? dellvered hv Jacbo Kemper, or tltica. N". X. Thc loeturer held the tindlvlded attentlon of hls auillence, hla humorous salllcs being especially enjoyed. Wlll line, Liquor Denlers. .ludgn Wltt announcod in tho HiistingF Court yesterday that unless liquor dealers who liavr been granted llcenses give bond at once t-iey wlll bc llncd $10 each day from now on. Marrlage lilcenscs. Marrlage llcenses were Issued yesterday in tlm Huatlngs Court lo Wllllam O. Scay and Ada IV CleuientH. and to Frank S. Clrcanc: and Paullne Q. Snolh M \ WldDOUGKAS ? 3.0P *3J5? &*4P-2SH0E5 lf% UNION MADE ;-r^V v\\ BOYS'SHOES *2SS&*2.__f* W.L.DougIas shoes are the lowest 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. I-? Dbuglas shoes a trial. They will certainly give you as much comfort and service as those which have been costing you higher prices. The price is low, the quality is high. ^ m * iTinkl V B?? ",!lt V?. li. Douglag nauia and tho rotall CAU I mw? prlco is Btnmiied on liottom. TakeNoSubstltcie. " JUST COt.OJt XYKLKTS USHP. Richmond Store: 623 EAST 3R0AD STREET, MEAT BOYCOTT Doaltjr Says Tlicre ts No De? crease in Daily Amount Sold ITercabottt. NEED SUSTAINING FOOD People Not Taking Kimlly v> \'cgclari;in Diet to W'hip Trust Magnates. If dealers in mcals and butchcrs ln varlptiH purts of the city. especially lliose who dlspose of their wares In Bectlons where the inborlng peoplo buy, aro to he taken seriously, tha boycott or meat recently started by tho Cen tt-.-.I Tnides nnd Labor Councll ls a boy.oit iu namo only. Accorditig to stntomoills mado yesterday there has been llttlo decreaso ln tho trade ln tneats excopt durlng the first few days iift. i- the <dl.t went forth from Imad ciuartcrs. Then. II ts sald, tbern wns a percoptlblo fnlling off 11_ that class oC trade, bill lt soon came back to the u'aual liftures, and is now ilrtn at about the getmral average. ??J.xcept durlng a short perlo.l lm medlately after the boycott wns de .i.-ir-e.i,-- sald a promlnont dealer yes tcrday, "1 have seen vcry llttlo change ln otir snles. whlch are largely to In? borlng people and niecharilcs. Of . oui-se. 1 cannot say whether or not thoy aro ummhers of unions, but ns they ivori. ln shops where unlon labor I.s generally employcd, I presume they are alteclod by ordcra of tlm, Central Tradea and Labor Councll. Tlm fact thnt there was qtllto .1 fnlling ofT in 'trado for several days after tlm. ndop llon of th" resolutlons by the councll loada tn.- to belleve thnt a greal muriy of nn ctistomers considered theinsolvos aftecteti hy thc order and abstaln d from meal untii they found It waB nec essary f.T them, no matter whnt thc l price." Prlce* .Nol Aflfec-cd. The dealer stated also that there hnd been no fall ln prlce except very re? cently in pork. on aecount of a glut on tlm market. That. Im said, was praetlcally over, and that prlces wlth? in tlie next week or two wouhl bc at their former level. Thoro has been praetlcally no change In other meat.. Vegetuhle morchants havo sccn no change ln the demand for thclr goods, so the natural Inferenco ls that little attentlon has beon pald to thc boycott order. The resolutlons passed hy tlm Central Tradcs and Labor Councll, If carrled out to thc letter, would have made. vegetarlans out of not only members of all afflltated unions, but every ineuib'-r of their familles. Wlth so large a pereentago of the population of tbe clty reftisiiig to buy meat, it is bardly possible that thc dealers could havo failed to have felt it licavl'.y. MORE WOR~kT0R-M DAVIS j XV. Tr-dwny Vallx Twelve Feet nnrf Severely I.praln? Hi* J.ncU. IVblle worklng on a bulldiiiR at Boven tcnth and Main street -T. \V. Trodway (whllo) fdl twelvo feet yesterday and sc-. verelv spralncl hls back. Uo was attend., hy lir. Davis. of thh clty ambulance, an.l uft-.rwa.d_ took a cab and went home. Eddlfl Wllliams. of 6.0 Bovcrly Ktrcct. an. mnloye of tho .-ardwcll Haehlne I'ompan.. . is s.V.rblj- burned by inouKcn Iron .allftig .n his chest. Ho wns trcated by Dr. Ua. ts and went home. Cfi.o Arjrued Vehterdny. Thc (inltcd States Circult Court ot Appeals yesterday heard argument in tlio casn of thc I...I1K I'olo I.umb.r Compan:.. plaintlft ln "error. agalnst Charles Cross. dcfcndmit in error- in error to th" Unlted Hlatos Cir? cult Court ror the Western Distrlct of Vlr? glnla at l.vnohburg. 1'. H. C. Caball. of Richmond, and V. L. .Sexton ond Ji. John I.ob.ris, of pocahontas. rcprosonted tho plalntlff ln orinr. Thc case for tho dcf-iid ant In error was argucd by XV. II. Wcrlh, of Tazowoll. and H. A. ltoulh, of LeViaiion. Tlio argument was submlttcd. KKt-IMKNT TRACK lKAM TO KNTI-I. LNDOOtt MI-l-T Thc Flrst llcglincnt track tcam. -under tho management of Lloulonant A. It. Sous Ins, miinag.r of atlilctk-s of tho First Ftogl inent. is practlclng ovory night to take part in llic Indoor track meet on Saturday night. Tlie rcglment. has twelvo men on terod in tlio different events an.. two relay teams, ono of whlch wlll bc In heavy | marclilng order, wcnrlng the uniform and rjulpincnt as used on pructico niaiclics. Sllverware Stolen. Ceorg.. B. Turner fcolorod) wn_ arrested i Btcrda'y by two detcctlvr.s on susplclon ot avlng stolen a lot of sllverware. Tbe d.: sctlvea nro now In search of evldence lo impleto thclr c-ase. Asbury Lodgcd in Jnil. (.Special to The TImes-lMspatcli.] Tazowoll, Va., Fobruary S.?Wlll Asbury. who fatally cut ilalachal Caudlll, a well known citizen, at tbe home of George As? bury on last Saturday night and escaped, was capturod in Smyth county to-day and safely lodgcd in Jail here. M_kad_?l___k< $16.00 $16.00 SUITS, OVERCOATS, RAINCOATS $16 Each Which originally sold as high as $30. Sale con tinues to-day. GANS-RADY COMPANY WAGON HffiEGKED BJ STREET Man Hauling Furniture lo New Home Has ?Skull Fracturcd in Accidcnt. XV. O. Mgoh, formerly of Nashvilli Tcnri., whllo movlng hls fnrnltnro out to IiIh farm ln Henrlco count/, was ftrtn-n bv a Maln Streot car at Wll llamsburg Avenue and Lcstcr Streot al 2:16 o'elocit vestertlav afternoon,and wns so BCrlOUSly Injured thnt. lio waa takon to thc virglnia Hoepltal, whoro it i.s stated littlo hopo 1k held out fcir his recovery. Ugoti was rldllig on lop of hla ftir nlturo on tho wagon when tho colllaton occilrrod. u,. was drlvlng dlrectly ln front of the stroet car. when the "lat? ter Ktrui-lc hls wagon frqm behind and knockod him from hls neat. Hr. was throwri Into tho ntroot and ron dcred unconsclous. JI Ih wlfo, wl'o wa* with hlm. but who was ridlng in a BCparato vehirie, bceame hystorlcal when sho saw hor husband almost killcd In front of hor. cycH, and fell falntlng from her soat. The wagon was practically wrccked, thc furniture belng scattorcd all ovc the slreet. Severai peoplo who,wltncBscd tho nc c-Ident rushed to Llgon's resctio. bu-t-.on flndlng that ho was serlously hurt'they. summoned Dr. protlow, city physician, and the city ambulanee, with I>r. I'avls ln chargo. Together tho two phy? slclans worked over thc half-dyln'g' mnn, aml dtscovercil that hls .skull was fracturcd at the baso. Falling to lestorn lilm to consclousncss, and recognlzlng tho extont of tho injury, the physlclans had IJgon taken to tlie Virglnia Hospital. l?r. Davls stated last nlght that the Injury was serious lhat small hope could lie held out for hls recovery. AGAINST DIVORCE BILL Mlnlstern Mrrt Thls Afternoon lo I rcr II* Hefent by LeKtslatnre. Roctors of the varlous Eplscopal churchea In tho city met yesterday af tornoon :it v':.lO o'clock and adopted resolutlons opposlng tho proposed ainendnient to tho cllvnreo blll now pendlng boforo tho General Anaembly. Tho followtctg eornniitteo wns ap? polnted to appear before the Judlclary Ccmmittee of the Legislaturo to-nlght tn protest agalnst tho bllli night Kev. It. A. Glbson. llev. .Inhn Moncure, D. D., Tlov. r_andnn H. Mason. Rev, Thomas Hemmes and Rev. William Meado Clark. t>. D. Thn local clcrlcus has received stroni, protosts itt regurd to tiio blll from reetors In Alexandria, l'*roderlcksliurg. Petersburg and Charloltosvlllo. Practi? cally every Eplscopal mlnlster In tho city wlll join with thoso of other >lo nomlnatlons ln a meet ing to ho hold tl is afternoon at r. o'clock In thn hall of tho Voting Men's Chrlstian Assocla? tion to ndopt rosolutlons potltlonlng members of tho legislaturo to leave the law as It stands. COMES UpWaPPEAL Court of Appnnls V. Ill lloiir A luiiiiicnl nn Vorfolk nnd Southern sale. The United States Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday lixecl February 25 fcr hearing tho appeal to Jtidgo \Vacl dlU's decrco denylng Z61I and others tho rlglu to Interveno in thu sale of tho Norfolk and Southern Rallway proporties. .Indgo Waddill granted the appeal Monday afternoon, and It ls tjndorslooc! that the decision of thc appellato court. wlll bo handed down hoforc its cdjournmont in March. Zell and others olalm a rlght to tho prop? erty by virt.no of nn ngroomont with the reorgani.atlon committee, whlch made the purchaac at. a publie yile in Norfolk. Tho lltlu of tho caso before the Court ot Appe."is is as It was oirlglnally cntercd?Trust Company of Amerlca vs. tho Roeelvers of tho Nor? folk ancl Southern Railway Compnny. IIFnlKED PATENT OF William Johnson Fixed Punc tures, It Is Alleged, on Stolen Formula. ',' William Johnson, of mo West Broad Streot, was mado dcfondant in a suit for lnfringembrit of patent, nied against hlm yeHterilay mornlng in tho United Siates Circuit Court by tho Buffalo Specialty Company. of Buffalo, N. V. Tho Buffalo llrm allegea thnt. Johnson has Infrlriged on a. patent. soruretl by Charles A. Duryea, ono of tho best. known automobile Jtianufacturers in Amerlca, nnd llio declurallon charges thal hy iitittrping tho rlght tn us,; "Nevoi-Ioak," a preparatlon fur tlxlnc; puiuttirns In pneumatic. tiros oi' nll klnds, lio has oarnoil large suiiib of money. Tho Itiiffnio Spoclalty Company, by E. ti. Mansfieki, its attorney, claims to have purcTTasbd tho oxclu'slve vight to seii ihe propai'Htlon from tbo Iudlith Iviihhei- and Insulatod Wlre Compnny, of Indlnnapolls. whlch flrm lirst butlglil Duryea-H Interests. The cliM-larallnn sels lorlh lhat many ttiqilSHIuls nf dollars havo beon o.\ pontled ln markotlng "Ndvorlonk." II Is clalmod that the lirst paleiii. was seoured on March 0, 1SH7. Tho plalntlffs ask that. Johnson bo loreod lu make a full dlscltiHlird of his alleged lllogal uses ,,f tlu, yiropara tlon. aml Ihey woull also havo hlm dlaoloso the inelhnrt l,v whlch ho tlls oovercd tho formula for its productlon. They ask furthor that ho ho mado to relmhurso them for overy cont ho bas socurod from its uspgo nnd salo, and thnt thin amount bo trlplntl tn includo fbiniagos, An Injunctlon ls also asked rostralning Johnson from furthor deal? lng in or using Iho proparntlnn. llenr tng on tho injunctlon wlll ho luul as soon Uis attorneys for Johnson aro glvon an oppoti.ual.ty; of rcnlylug to AtUtj. uftcUtraUofl* _ _i-~:~. [ JUDGE PRENTIS Urgc His Appointmcnt as Unitcd States Judge of Fourth Circuit. If President Taft follows hls tl.ual custom of Icanlrig towards thoso law yers who aro oarncstly rccomrhotided by thc bar of tlm Slata ln wliich th_j? reslde, .ludge Itobert II. Prcntls, prcs id.iit of the stnte Corporatlon Commls? slon, wtii bo appolnted Dnitcd States ? Irctiit Judge of the. Kotirth Judicial Circult. Wlthout tlm knowledge of Judge r.ciitls, hls friends base heen btislly at. work ln hls hehalf, nnd already thc lawyors nf Norfolk, Petersburg, .Suf? folk, Alcxandrla, Lynchburg and Roa? noko havo liiianlmotisly passed resolu? tlons iir^ln^ hls appolntment. Ul__h inond Is dlvldcd, an far ar< tlm bar ls concornod, for whllo Judge PretiUs Is BUppOrled by nb'oiit on.--h.ilf of tlie logal fraternity, tha other half ls dl? vldcd between Judge Wn.ldlll and Wyndham lt. M.-r<dlth. who created BUch n stlr when, aH presldent of the Vlrglnla State Hur Associatlon, he In? troduced Mr. Taft nt tlm Hot Sprlngs ln term.. whlch many of hls fellow mombors dld not indor.se. s Judge .Vaddlll la avnwedlv a candl? date r..r th<- new judgcahlp, but Mr. .M.rcdith. whllo dodarlng that he wiil accopt tlm honor if it ls tendored, says he Is iu no way seeklng tlu; appolnt? ment. Itfcs .ludge Prontls wns born at tho Unl? verslty or Vlrglnla durltig ihe time )ils father served as pro.-tor Ile practlced law In Norfolk aml later at Suffolk, with .Mr. Wlthera ns hls iii.sso clato, untit he wos elocted Judge ?f th.. circult whicli compri.e. Norfolk nnd Wansombnd. Appolnted to the State. Corporatlon Coniiiiisslon, he was mado presldent, nnd upon hls reap polntment Im was iiKain honored by hls assoclates, BTcssrs. -\villard ami Klma. by IminK placcd at the head or tlm commlsslon. Tht. salarv of a L'nlted States cir eult Judge ls $7,000. Th- Fourth-Clr cultcmbraces Maryland. Vlrglnla, Weit Vlrglnla, North Caroilna und houth Carolina. HENRY TATUM FOUND Son's l.nng Srarrh It-Vrardcd by Notico ln The Tlmes-ni-psili-b. As the result ot thc artlcle whlch appear? ed ln Tho Times-Dlspatch yesterday Henry Tatum, who was belng searchrd for by hls son, Lc. Tatum, Ot Columbus. Neb., waa lo catcd vestcrday ln Washlngton. D. C ' Itelatlves of tbo Tatutn famlly. aftor scc Ing Tho Tlmes-Olr.pat.-h. conveyed Iho in? formation to pollce hca.lojuarlors, und tho address of tlio ml--lu_ father was furnlsh? ed to tho department and Wlll bo Immcdl utely forwarded to thc boy. J.cn Tatum Ib soventcen years old. Hls father left homo after hls mother's rleath elght ycars ugo, and ha.l not been heard from slnce. IIo ad.lresstd a lettcr to tho postmanter. who turncl thc coimuuuicatloii over tu iho polkc authoritles. FOUrHllW^NViCTED Sln ProsHnr, \Vbo Wns Kecenlty l>ardiinr<l hy Former Gov. Swanson, ls ronvhiid Again, Four men wcro trled iu tho liusttn.. Court vc.icrday. and all wero eonvletod. 3ic l'lfciescr (colored). who had latcly been nardoncd by former ijovernor Swanson, was eonvletod of the charge of lioiiscbrcaklnj. and scntenecd to ono year on thc roads. Si.lnev XV. Beck twhltoi. charged with houscbreaking. was senienced to ono year In tli. penitentiary. Napoleon I'runier (whllo), charged with grand lar.eny. was eentcnccd to a year iu tlu. Stato prlson, aud Charles WiUlams (col? ored). eonvletod of houaebreaklns. drcw n.o ycars ou tho publlo liighwaje. GOES HIGHER:UP Altcn Miller Klected Tresidei.l nf Big Cor? poratlon in bt. l.ouf. Altcn S. Miller, who was bom in Ttich moiid. and whose early educatlon was ln tho prlvate schools of this clty, has Just been elected president of the Union l.lcetri Light and Power Company, ofSt, I.ouls. Mr. Mill.-r, wlio graduatcd at thc top of his class at Stovbns ItiSlltute, ls considered ono of tho world's eractcat gas expert-. Two Rich? mond men otand now at tho very top of that profusslon. ono belng Mr. Miller. who ls lu Kt. Louis, nnd tlio other Arthur Glas? gow, whoso head offk-os nre In London. Chanilirr Uirectors to Meet. Thn r.Rular monthly meeting of tho board of dlrectors of tho Chamber of Commcrca wlll bo held to-morrow afternoon at 5 o'clock. Flrial action towards t*io consoll? datlon of Richmond nnd Manchester wlll be taken and other mattcra of Importance. transacted. _? NOT I Wouldn't Allow lt. "I always saiil," said a bright woman, "that I would never allow mysclf to be? come a rhcumatic old worrmn, hobblinj, around on a stjck ancl tnunehing my jaws on aecount of nnrvous'ailnicnts, but, lior rnr of liorrors! two ycars ngo tlie rhetirna tisni came aud general dcbility with it.. "I didn't wastc any Iimc, but r.ct to studying thc (|tiestion fiotn a scientific standpbint, ,-uid came to thn concluslon that imprpper food wnr, thn cause of the trouble, so 1 discarded meat, hot brcad, pa'stry. and all foods prepared in lard and niadc up a new iiinnii, in which Grapn Nuts was I hn principal food. By thia sim ple, pljiasaiit change I not only got rid of thn rhcunialisni, but I niadc a big gniti in other wnvii, too, "To-day I.am glad tn Inll you tliat I haven't ii pain or achc anywhcic iu iny body, and, hltliougli I do ii great deal (if litnrnry work, iny brain forccs aro cloar iiiid'.-ttiivc, nnrves aro slrong, and I am never iroublcd with iusomnia, I wnigh 1-15 pounds, nnd qnv 65 ycars old. You wiil have to agreo with mc when I say f consider mysclf a worthy exponent of the beneficial and nourishing result s of Grape Nuts, to which l owe my splcnrlid health." Read "Tho Hoad to Wcllvillc," found in pkgs. "Thcrc's a Rcason." Ever rend thc abovo letter? A new* one appears from tlmc to time. Thoi are genuhie, true and (ull of liunitu Ms___?__i. /.