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The Second Day of the Great Sale of
Notions &Dressmakers Supplies This snlc of Notions and Drcssmakers' Supplies be?an yesterday, and will last thrcc days. It is a very remarkable event, and one that should attract the attcntion of every housekecper who will take advan taiic of our liberal rcductions. All goods offered in thls sale are sold rcftularly, and reduced only for this sale. Guaranteed to be pcrfect in every way just as \vc have them advertiscd. ,c;5c Plns, 5c Pln 7c Drcssmakers" .Icrsoy CfJ? Covered Dress Forms at 0\J\. Whitc nnd Colored Fcathcr StitChcd Braid, 6 yards to picoe; regular price 1? sale price. Washington Dressing Plns, 400 to paper: regular price 3c paper; sale prlcc, 3 papcrs. Kirbv Bcard Imported Drcss ing Plns, regular price 5c O paper; sale price. ?-?i* Kirbv Bcard Imported Books." regular prico 10c: sale price. Drcssmakers' Pins, onc-quar ter pound to package; reg? ular price 12!_c package; Q sale price. ?'*? Red Cross Antlseptlc Safety Pins, all sizes; regular O price 5c card: sale price. . OV. Stcwart's Duplcx Safety Pins, all sizes; regular price 6c, C 7c and 8c; sale price OV. Straight and Crimpcd Hair Pins, all lengths. 12 papcrs to package; regular price 12c; C sale price. "V, Large Size I lalr Pin Cabi? nets, regular price 5c; sale O price. **** Smith's Yellow Label Needlcs, all sizes; regular price 5c; O _ sale price. ?^ Crowley's Nccdlcs, rcgu- Op lar prlcc 5c; sale price.... OL Machinc Needlcs, all makes; regular price 5c; sale 9^ price. Ov. 200 yards Spool Cotton, white only, Nos. 40, 50 and 60; regular price 30c; sale price, per doz. Alex. King's 200 yards Basting Cotton, regular price 2 spools 5c; sale price, 3 C spools. OV 100 yards Spool Silk, black only; regular price 5c; sale price . 17c 3c Darning Cotton, black only; regular price 2 for 5c; sale 1 _ prlcc. 1C Drcssmakers' Black Curved Skirt Blnding, 12 yds. to piece; regular price 5c; sale OC_ price. ?J?JL Black Skirt Blnding, 5 yards to piccc, merccrized and worsted; regular price 10c; C _ sale price. 0\, Scam Binding. 8 yards to a piece, black and colors; Q regular price 10c; sale price OC Fcllcity Hooks and Eycs, nll numbcrs, black and white; 9 regular price 5c; sale rice, OC Warrcn's Chicago Fcather bone, white and black; per box of 12 yards, regular price OQ _ 51.20; sale price. OUC 10 yards Super English Tape, all widths from )i to 1 inch; regular price 10c; sale price. 4 yards Cotton Tape, widths, regular price 2 rolls 5c; sale price, 4 for... 24 vards Cotton Tape, Nos. 6, 8, ill; regular price 10c; "7 sale price. ? C Tubular Shoe Laces, 4-4 and 5-4 lengths; regular price C 10c dozen; sale price. OK. Light Weight Dress Shlelds, regular price 10c pair; *71_ sale price. - ' 2V. 4-ouncc bottle Machlne Oil, regular price 5c; sale price. Brown I'atent Leather Pastc, regular price 5c; sale price. Brown French Dressing Shoe Polish, regular price 10c; sale price. Whitmorc's Gilt Edge 1P Shoe Polish. 1 OL Warrcn's Net Covered Collar Frames, Glbson shape, white and black, all sizes; reg? ular price 5c; sale price, 3 for. 7c all 5c 3c 3c 7c Nll NURSES 00 GREAT WORK Annual Meeting Shows Wonder? ful Increase Past Year. Officers Elected. At a meeting held yesterday the lnstructive Vlsltlng Nurses' Associa? tlon elected the following officers for ihe ensuing year: President. Jfrs. J. Scott Parrlfh: First Vice-Presidcnt, Mrs. Sam Cohen; .Second Vice-Prosi dent, Mrs. Waller Morton; Thlrd vice Presldent, Mrs. Ra^Siiofid .'?? Garciir Treasurer. Mrs. R. Xi'. Blndsay; Corre 'ponding Secretary, L. R Hamberlln; Recording Secretary. Mrs. J. D. Crump Librarian, Miss Paullne Powers. The associatlon has subscrlbed to the ofii :1aI organ of vlsitlng nurnes, and ls fast accumulatlng a large librarv hear? lng on the work. The annual report showed that the work bad increased enonnously, there having heen during the year 516 new calls and G91 new paticnls, a total of 1.207. Thero were irt.ns:; recorded and T.067 unrecordcU visits iluring the vc-ar, ?king a total of 17,550. Mediclne and supplies wero given to 175 patients; milk tickets to 323; ice tickets to 1SI. One hundred and twenty-seven were referred to the Assoclated Charitles; to the Superintendent of Publlc Charitles: one to Lee Camp Confed? erate Veterans; 17 to the Board uf Health: 2 to the State Board of Chari? tles; 82 to the hospltals; 163 to dls pensarles. Doctors' servlces were ob talned In thn case of 112. while 11 | *e turned over to carctakers. and 20 fpnt to the county home. Twenty - ,nt children were earcd for. Grrat RrogrcsM Made, In 1^02 ihe associatlon was orga? nlzed wlth three nurses, anfl ln the i-car follotving there wcro 700 cases. The year past, as shown in the re? port. shows nearly three tlmes as many, ?v.-hich indicates better than any? thlng else tbe pvogress made. The y has heen dlvided into the follow f dlstricts: No. 1. From Twenty filth Strer-t east to tlie city limlts, ln iludlng Fulton. No. 2. From Twenty fifth Street wesl to Eigluh Ktrcet, clty llmits bounding north and south. No, ?.. From Elghtli Street to Adams and St. John Street, lncluslve, clty bounding north and south. No. 4. Adams Street to city limlts west, of Mala Street. No. :,. From glreet west out to clty limlts. ,. associatlon started there ily three nurses. There are ven, with prospect short while. The associatlon is limlts From south Main When were now another in a relainlnc a nurse shool un not thi amount ii schoo Lo lelfer called it at the .Iohn Marshall llipl til i, is declded whether CounJ'.l wlll approprlate 'for her talary. The rej nurse has been trarisferr. sun School. Attentlon w; tlie. rncetlnn t?>'ituberculosis the associatlon agreed to co-operat in cv.-ry way with tho Tirberculosi flamp Soclety, 'Speclal effort? wlll b made to raUe an amount eufflclen to Btart a nurse. for sick bablcs a '?at-lv In the spring as possible. Sh wll! do much towards preventlon t ? ickncis among Infants. as well a treatlng those already 111. folureri ?>lrl Iturnfd. ,?na Man.:,. a asvim-year-o'.'l co rl. pf Ji* J-..JIii HeCOnd Street. ?. ,-'fet?Hv burned ).st.-rda>- uiarnil ...- .''.-. 11? e Igaltcd ' from an opi ;rat<- in front of vMcb flu- wai playii, !>?*,* r-htld wa* alU-aned by Dr. Wnmack. \, (\t\- ?mb.s!snee corpa. nnd waa tak,:n ?o:or?<l Clty Hoapltal ElEIEiTH HOUR FIGHT1UH Capitalists Call Mass-Meeting fo To-Night to Oppose Consolidation. What is nnnounred in advance as "mass meeting" wlll be hold to-nlgh In the nuclltorium of the Centml Y. J C. A.. when it 11 those opposed to th consolidation of Richmond and Man clu-ster wlll be given an opportunit to De heard, and when some form c protost or some line of action to de feat or defer the pendlng ordlnanc for thc union of the cltles will b taken." Those who signod tho call fo the meeting are John P. Branch. N- V Bowe, James Caskle. Fred. W. Scot I.evln Jpynes. C. "W. Ilardwlcko, A. I Chrlstian. Jr., and William Kllvson. Tho Common Councll meets 'ln ad journed sesslon to-morrow night t taKc- action on the pendlng ordlnanc nnd thoso famillar with the inwarc ness of Councll action predlct that wlll pass by at least a two-thlrds vol It reriulres but a majorlty for its pa.< satre. In view of tho eleventli-hour oppc sltton of certairi large property owncr however, the commlUoes wlilch ha\ prepared tlie ordinance for annexatlo nnd the conimerelal bodles -whlch hai wlthout dlssentlng volce tnddrsed i are leaving no stone unturned to s> cure a full representatlcn. One men her of the Councll said yesterday th he had recolved-more than 100 lctte favoring tlie unlon of tlic cltles fro peoplo in all walks of life, and th hc felt that such presaivo could n be Ignored, nlnoo It rvprosontod t Wlshes of the body of ihe tax-payc of the clly. To-morrow afternoon i. o'clock the board f directors of t Chamber of Commerce wlll meet tako llnal action, the chamber havl already onthuslastlcally Indi.rswl t project for unlting the north and snu bank of the river. Thc ordinance V) go to tbo Board of Aldermen nc Tuesday nlght. ltrndstrort'M ll'cport. Bradstreet's Saturday wlll say ? rtichmond and vlclnity: Trade ln somo linc is ir regular, 1 taken as a whole it is classed us go High prices of some commodltles tards tho plaoiitg of orders for fut shipmenls. hut orders for lmmedi Bhipment In most Unes nro well up last season. Wholesale lnillinois li; commenood slilprhent of spring guc and report trade satisfactory. S'ti I of shoes. leather goods and rubb aro reported ln oxcoss of lnst. yi j Manufacturors of haness* are busy, i some factorios are worklng' extra tl I Chemlcnls aud fertlllzers are repor | as movlng satlsfactorlly, I'avora woather has prevalled for tho haiull j of leaf tobacco. an.l sales are lui prices have ranged up 10 -10 cents I pound, and tho averago ls good. Br I tlcally il.ll or thc cotton crop Is i I..!' iho phintorH' hands; howev.er, prl i eoutlnue to range up t?? fiftoen ce per pound. with littlo prospoct >.| ii.-rUr.c. Tl..- wheat crop is reported better condltlon than was ropor earller in the season. Indlcatjons I ' -.1 n full u.-reago wlll hc r.laillod the leadlng sprlng orons. Drugs e '. i Inue Bctlve; naval utores are ?i rteporl show l.uii.ling operatlons i _cesi of u cpmparatlve porlod ?f l ? ir, I'.i-tail u-udo i.i I'liir, an.l i I lectlons nro falr to good. HI.Ih ou l.nw llr|tnrl?. tblle I'riiitor Davls Buttoiii wlll day noxt, ul noon, i.pcn blds tlng iho ono hundred aml tc i.i- reports of tha deelslona of '. ''""it ?>r Appeals. MurrliiKo l.l.iiiho*. iay lmliaiis. und Kva Btov rlclj i". Allen und Mary ELKS ORDER SALE OF CLUB-HOUSE Wi 11 Erect Handsome New Lodge Home on Proinincnt Sitc.*? MOVE TO UPTOWN LOCATION Trustees Authorlzed to Sign Dccd for Old Club and Se? cure Temporary Ouartcrs. At a meeting ot thc membership of Richmond Lodge of Elks last night the sale of tho clubhouse at tho corner of Eleventh and Marshall Streets was authorlzed, thc trustees belng glven authorlty to close negotlatlons now pendlng for the dlspositlon of the property. The lodge is in the market for the purchase of a new slte, the trustees being dlrcctcd to negotlate for the purchase of a suitable lot west of Ninth Street and south of Broad. They wlll not go lo the far West End. ! No announcement was made as ? thc nmounts Involved ln the trans ? actlon, but from the statement Issued ? by Secretary T. R. A. Burk at tbe close of thc meeting lt may be assumed that the local lodge wlll shortly bo ln possesslon of a handsome new cltibhottso wlth lodge rooms and meet? ing hall oquol if not siiperlor to any Elks' Home In tbe South. The actual consummatlon of tbe salo was left to the trustees, negotlatlons now pend? lng to be closed at the prlce named to the members under certaln speclfled condltlons. lf the sale ls consumhiatcd, ns now seeins all but settled, the club wlll scctiro temporary ((uarters at some de slrable point pendlng the ercctlon ot a pcrmanent home. Members of tho organlzntlon sald last night that thc plan Includes the purchase of ample property, razing the slte. and the ercctlon oC a modern club bulldlng of ample sizo and Im? posing proportlons, such as would make the Elks' Club stand out among the social organizations of thc capital city of Virginia. Sell Old MniiKlun lfou*e. The present Elks' Home was former? ly the Watt famlly manslon, one of the fine old square houses that ornamented tbe oldcr part of Richmond. About eisrht years ago the local Lodge of Elks added a large three-story anncx and assembly hall, in whlch were the lodge rooms, dlnlng-room and other club feature?. The trustees were instructed in the event that the pa-pers for the sale are signed to sec,ttre temporary quarters at once and to proceed to eelact a slte and secure plans for the new Elks' Home. Announcement was made at the meet? ing last night that .t. W. Sammls, grand exalted ruler of Elks ln the United States, would pay a visit to thc Rich? mond Lodge on Monday, February 28. Plans are on foot to have a public address from the head of the organ Izatlon In thls country. to hc followed by a reccption In hls honor, when every member of the lodge ajid vlslt ing Elks wiil be present. The offlcers of the lodge are to bo nomlnated at tho March meeting and wlll l>e fornially Installed ln Aprll. Preliminary nomi nations wore made last night, but thc names of those asplring to presidc over the club and lodge were not made public. TWO SUITS AGAINST WILLIAMS Date io De Set Mondny for Tcndlug I.lbcl C'asci. The last jury case of this term of the Law and Equlty Court wlll he called this morning. after which the jury wiil he dlscharged for the term. Tlie Februarv term of the court opens on Mondav niorning at 11 o'clock, when the docket wlll be called and case? set fok. trial. Attorneys Interested in cases pendlng are expected to be in court at that time. Among the cases to he set for trial at th* February term are two suits against tbe Wll? liams Prlntlng Company, brought by Pollce Commtssioners XV. Dnuglas Gor don and Chrls. Mannlng. Each of tht eommissioners has sued Rufirs C. am. Rov Hi Wllliams for $10,000 for allogec llbol in connectlon wlth the prlntinp and clrculatlon of the pamphlets Issuec by Adori A- Yoder. Crlmlnal proceed Ings brought by Commlssloner Gordot agalnst Voder are to be heard to-daj ln tho Hustings Court. RETURNS WITH RECORD rtccord In Norfolk nml Southern Appen Wlll be C.lvrn to Higher Court To-Dny Joseph P. Bradyi clerk of the Unitci States Circult Court, returned to Rlch mond trom Norfolk last night, ani wlll to-day filo the record ln the ap penl of V;in Tlyke. /.ell and others. wh' seek to Intervene ln tho sale of th Norfolk and Southern Railway prop ortles. wlth the clerk of thc, Lnlte. States Circult Court. of Appeals. Wl Bradv hns been in Norfolk for tw days comploting the records. The ,, i gutnent wlll bc board In the nppeli.u ?ourt February 20. Experlence awaits thc person who dis covcrs that a long train of cof? fec ails can be thrown off hy changing to lllel Ulll, The delight comes from a rebuilding of new nerve cclls by thc food elements in the roastcd wlicat used in niak ing Postum, aud the relief from ihe effects of caffelne- - the natural drug in coffee. Any one can soon feel the tleliyht, and "Thcrc's a Rcason." Read thc little bpok, I'Tht. Hoatl u, Wdlvillv," iii pk?i. POSTUM CEK.U.AI. COMl'ANV, l.i Uattlc Creek, Mich. ASK CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR YOUTHFUL HERO KMII. CAHBN". ln hehalf of Etr.llo Cahen, of 210.1 Kast Broad Street, his friends wlll shortly apply to tho Carncgle Hero C-'oundation. of Pittsburg, through Ex-Governor IMontague, ns local rep resentatlve, asking that some recognl tion be taken of nn acl pcrfonncd on May 13, 1007. In the Ith hmoncl news? papors on the mornlng after Kmlle's horoic deed hls bravery, whlch resultod ln the savlng ot a playniato from d'cath by drownlng. wns .l.ihorately por traycd. Cahen nt the tlme was ten years old, and hls appllcation to the commlsslon will Includo the fact lhat he is perhaps the youngcst person ever to nsk con? slderatlon by a board inaugu'.ated by Andrew (,'arnegio to reward those who fearlessly show n willingness to saerl flce thelr own lives to save n human llfe. Eyc-wltncsses of the Incldent In whlch Cahen figurcd Ucclaro In wrltten testlmonlalg that thc youth showed re markable courage and orulurance and gave up only when overcome by exer tlon. Smcd liis I'luyninte. Emlle, with K. Byron Evans, of 003 North Twenty-fourth Street, and Charles Marsh, of 2203 East Marshall .Stroet, wns bathing ln tho clock at the foot of Twenty-eighth Slreet on the clay of the rescue. Cahen came out of the water flrst. He had dressed and was standlng on the bank, when Marsh uttered a cry of dlstress. Nelther he nor Evans could swlm, and Cahen, as If taklng In the sltuation at a glance, dived into the water. Evans, whose hand protruded above tlie surface. was towed in hy the young hero. who Iminedlatc-Iy dived in a sec? ond tlme in an effort to rescue Marsh. Marsh, however. had dlsappeared, and although the daring young swlmnier did not desert his effort for moro than an hour, he was never able to locate the body. When he reached the bank Cahen sank unconECious to-'..he ground. and all that night physlclans labored over him. He suffered with chllis and fever as a result of hls experience, but recoverpcl aftor an lllness of one week. Wlll .Vot DPteiiss Aet. In their appllcation to the cotnmls sion, hls frlends will stato that. Caher SHOWS CQMPASS Terry Claims Trinket Hc Posses ses Has Bccn to North Pole. Something nobody in Richmond ha. ever seen before?a rellc of Beary'. vislt to the North Pole?was nhown lt the lobby ef the .JefCcison Hotel las night hy John W. Terry, o? New York who possesses a compass wnlch he say -ivas worn by thc famous explorer ii his dash to the pole. Mr. Terry ha numcrous documents to show that th pocket compass, whlch he claims wa 'aptaln Bartlett, com Itoosevclt, is the rea furnlsh tho outflt fo glven hlm 1 mandor of th tlilng. "I helped t. . . the Iloosevett." sald Mr. Terry las nlght, "ancl when Captaln Bartlct came back allve he gave mo thi trinket as a souvenlr." The compas ls lntact, cx.-cpt that there Is no dia hand, und ihe owner clairns to hav removed tliis ior fear Bartlett g It t of hls conl "l fittcd flve yca slxtcen i Terry that I'ea for ho. . cover the pole I er abandoncd I Bartlott ls tho to command i tion. th of loslng 1 mc aa an evldcnc u.-," eontinued Terrj Itoosevclt for a trlp o t the shlp relurncd 1 Bartlett ns havlng sal hl not have turned bncl sald he would dif elf if thc command iteiupt. Terry say ii above all othet -outh Bolo exped BLUES ELECTION Company C io u.-.-i cuptaln ?? IMaee ? John C. AiniiMtoiiil, Heslgned. italn to su'gceed Cai i i.-ad. reslgned, wl my C ln tho Blue . night. lt is prol ulonunt Pcrcy Moj i.d to the posltlc ihnl the next su. ,11 ho pronioted a iilk. Tlie usual drl to-nlght on accoui -morrow nlght. ad reslgned on n . reiisons, and h ni I.. Adjutant-Gci io iiino ago. It vvi upon, and, after 11 ? ?mii.-d, tho olpelli tilln Ai inlKtoad liia. I. i.-ni offl.-or, nnd itest vos.ri'1 that " mny c li-urned th I i.i glve up hls ml Election taln John C he held l.y Armory, to-t nblo thnt Fl tugue wll) 1 of command ceedlng Oftli oordllig to i! wlll not hi of Iho electi Captiilu A count of ii i-oslgnath.il oral And. r . but rocontl two days' n wns or.ioi-e.i a falthful ;? was wiih Di inomhora ..i ho would I,. ltary dull. i MILITARY ORDERS Tl.m- 1-rlM.i... I,] j ??,,,;?? A, H, |? j, ; ,,,. .' "I** A|i|iiiliitrnt'iilK. .Mllllllllil ..., ,.( .?.:,,!, ,?on ycnlol.l.I/ I... appi An i. I'ltui -i. i, a., i>l il llt.-M Itobi Miii lln and WMHnin mny A, ?? \" '- '???' luirae w?s k rim '..I .I.II.V II. lt.- ?, I iii na ;imi ll.-iil'iKi I'lral l.aitftlloti. 1''1 inti.i.i.v' '' : "" V\ Fiiri..iiKi,? roi , month viert Krnrtted to N'lion Uublll ,. , '.,, >u , E. IJVUO.V BVAX.S nl top. CIIARI.ES MARSH belnir. I has borne the flaUering < onipllments of admlrers wlth becomtng dlgnlty, and refrains to conslder the clrcum stanccs a* anythlng other than a duty ho was consclentlously bound io carry out. The young hero was ten ycars old at thc time of the occurrence; Evans was slx years old, and Marsh, who was drowned, was seven years old. Emlle Cahen's photograph, whlch was taken hy hls prlnclpal, now hangs ln Marshall School, and under it, in versc, is printed an aecount of the tragedy in whlch lie figures as the hero. W .M. Evans, father of Byron Evans, afterwards presented Cahen wlth a watch, whlch the boy still car rles as the only au-ard he has ever received for hls act. Robert Wllliams and Bernard But ler are the only persons of the many who witnessed Cahen's feat whose names arp in possesslon of those who wlll npply to tlie Carnegic Foundatlon; but they hope to secure others before appllcatlon ls flnally made. Emlle Ca? hen is a son of Samuel Cahen, who has been employed as stage manager at the Academy of Murlc for clghtecn years. PDLiCE QFFIGER IS EXONERATED Newman Testifics That Hc Tele phoned Station for Man to Report Confectioneries. Pollceman XV. Edward Newman was last night exdnerated bv the Board of Pollce eommissioners of the charge of neglect of duty prcferred again.st him hy thc Rev. Henry Pearcc Atklns, presldent of the Anti-Saloon League. who coinplalned several Sundays age that the offlcer would not go with hlm to report the two confectioneries at Seventh and Main Streets for violatinu the Sahbath laborlng law. Tho evldence, ln substance, wa.s thai Mr. Atklns approached Offlcer Newman who was patrolling Hls heat ln tlu Second Distrlct, and asked hlm to g( over into thc Flrst Dlstrict to re.por the nlk-srod oft'enders. The offlcer re plled that he would report the tw< places. and put Mr. Atklns down a; a wltness. The latter demurred. say Ing that it was thp offlcer's duty ti go personally and report the places The offlcer then asked for the niln Ister's name and address, but the Iat ter. then hurrylng to catch a car, dli not hear the. requesl, and tho ofllce failed to got the deslred informatior As an evldence of Uis good falth ii the matter. liowever. tlie offlcer testl (led that he immcdiately telephonei to the Flrst Statlon to say that sorri man, whose name tmd address he ha heen unable to get, had complainei about tho two confectioneries, and t ask lhat an offlcer bn dispatched Im medlately to Investigato tlie complaiiv Mr. Atklns anoepred last night a the chlef wltness. He snenied satlstle wlth the board's declslon. THREATENED CONSTABLE .Mr*. Ho.v C. tlnrrlN Charged Wilh Iu fcrferlng Wltli Deputy IIcuucHHvy, Mrs. Roy C. Harrls was arrested yes terday on a charge of linerferlng wlt and curslng and dbuslng Deputy Coi stable XV. E. flennessey while ln th discharge of hls duty. lt ls said thi the huHbniid of the woman nlso threai oned the ofllcer, holdlng him at bu with a rifle. Uo hus not yet bee found. Ilenry llanis, colored, was arrcste on a charge or breaklng lnto tl: house ot Nollle ? Jones and stealin thercfi tiiii a quantity of shoes. A. .1. Sholton. whlte, was arrostf "ii a charge of assaultlng Morr Schere wlth a , rock. h'rnnrt Martin. Ernest Gusty and No: wood Taylor, nll wiilto boys. were ai resled <,n u. ClmrgO of dlsorderly coi dui t. COUNTY SCHOOL DEBT llidilnnil Park lo Recelvo 'Old IHg .school imiidiim. Oii Tuosday Charloa U. Wllliams, ,li r?pronontliigr l||ghlancl I'ark Hcho Board, and .luhn Stewart Bryan. ropr> seiitlng Bropklund School Board, sit pcared beforo .ludgo Scott, petlllonlr hlm lo dcclde ihe owuei-Hhlp of thc o Hlgh School bulldlng, und Iho obl gutlon of iho two Hchools boards wll regiml l" Iho bonds Issued by Brool land Huhool Distrlct for school pu: pdhi.'H pl'lor to 1!?(i r,. (Itldgc Koott dicldcd thai lllghlui Park S'lnxii iioarrt simuid utito ti old luillillng nnd should nssiituo ?: f,0? of thn $l7r"00 school bondH lssttt l,y Biooklnud Distrlct. ElECT M'GHESNEY 6RBND MASTER John W. Kcllam, First in Linc, Dcclincs lliglicst State Masonic Office. ILL HEALTH THE CAUSE! I'nniiimous Vote of Grand Lodge j Elcvates J. Alston Cabcll to Grand Scntor Deacon. In n letter addrecscd to th? m04t worshlpful grand rnafter last nlght, Dr. John XV. Kollam, of Accorriac county, who slnce 100S has been deputy grand master of Masons ln Virginia, stated that on account of 111 health he would be unable to accep- tho offlce of grand master, to whlch, accordlng to Masonic customs, he should have suroeeded Dr. Joseph XV. Eggleston, who retlred laat nlght after two years of service In tliat offlce. Thus, Grand Senlor Warden william B, McChesney wns elovated to grand master, and all other officers In I the llne'' of succcssion inoved uji *.wo I plaeo.o, maklng it necessary to elect a grand senlor deason as well ns a grand I junlor deacon from the floor, a sltua? tion almost unprecedente.l ln the his? tory of the grand lodgo ln thls State. By the unanlmoiiB vote of the lodge. I James Als'on Cabcll was elected grand I senlor deacon. an honor whlch has I rarely it ever been conferred on a Vir? glnia MasDn. The flght came over the election of giand junlor deacon. for which thore were seven candidates. When II. Knox Eield. of Alexandria, was flnally de j clared the wlnner four ballots had been : taken. and lt was after 1 o'clock. (irnnil Offleern Elected. I I'ollowing ls the llst of elective ofli? cers Most Worshlpful Grand Master of | Masons in Virginia, William B. Mc IChesney, Staunton; Deputy Grand Mas I tor, William D. Andrews. Staunton: Grand Senlor Warden, Phllip K. Bau trian, Essex county; Grand Junlor War? den, James B. Wood, Charlottesvllle; Grand Trcasurer, Fredorlok Bleasants. Itichmond; Grand Secretary. Dr. Geo. XV. Carrlngton. Richmond: Grand senlor Deacon. J. Alston Cabell, Rich? mond; Grand Junlor Deacon. II. Knox Flold, Alexandria. The new grand master wlll to-day make tho following appolntmonts, which will complete the llst of offi? cers for 1010 Grand Chaplain. Rev. George H. llav. Spotsylvania county: Grand Marshal. XV. MoICi Eavns, Richmond: Grand Pur sivant, James T. Pamplln, Richmond; Grand Tller. II. F, Smlth, Richmond: Grand Steward. James P. Vcamans. Richmond. Ilenr Comnilttees To-Morrpw. Durlng the election a recess was takon, durlng whlch fiO.i people sal down to the most elaborato banquet ever served to a Grand Dodge in this city. Grand Steward Veamans had propared a speclal menu and service for the occasion. During the day there was no sesslon of tlie Grancl Dodge, hut commlttees were hard at. work seiiinc up their recommendatlons and resolutlons; whlch will be passed upon offlcially to-dav. In the afternoon fifty-slv chlldren of tho Masonic Home entertalned mem? bers of the Grand Dodge with a the . atrle.al performance ln the maln hali of the temple. under directlon ol Superlntendent C. C. Boisscaux. Th' feature of the entertalnment was a one-act conicdy. "A Woman's Dodge,' by the girls of the home. In thelr acl they introduertl a real llve goat. a thing whlch none of the real Masons could produce. As soon as the work of varlous co>v> mittees ls pussed upon. which wlll lo some tlme this afternoon. the one hun? dred and thlrty-socond cpmmitnlcatlor of the Grand Dodsro of Virglnia wlll bi closed in ample form. Sprlng Examinatlons. Tho stato. Board of S'chool l"Naminors licl. ihcir ropular meotlng last nlRllt and Uecido. on tho datea for tho aprlhg oxaminatlons o teachers. Tlu; exnminations '?ill be con duetPd on Aprll 'JI. 22 nr.d 2J. iilEili CBMESJPTD-III) Counsel for Plaintiffs to Press fo Immediatc Trial of Parnphleteer. With Judge Thomas XV. Marrlson, c Winchestor, slitlng on the bonch, th case of Adon A. Yoder, who Is eharge with erlmlnally llbellng Police CommU sloners XV. Douglas Gordon and Chrl Manning nml Police Justico John . Crut0l.flcld.in a weokl.V pamplilet, wi he called In the llustlngs. Court at 1 o'clock thls mornlng. Charles Y. Meredith, counsel for th aocused, and who was tho dofcndaiit counsel In .the sull for damagc brought hv Clyde W. Saunders, state last night that It waa hls lutontlo to ask for a contlnuancc, his rea-so belng thnt he is not yet propared t aa Into the case. Harry M. Smlth an Mnrt-ay McGulre. of McGulre. llolllc _? ? Biryan, wUl ask that tlie trlal l c-one 'into Immediatoly, us ono contti lianee has already boen granted. an thev are fully proparod to placo tl matter boforo a iury?v Yoder was tried In the Police Cour with Maglatrate Wllbur Orlggs sittln I i Ihe place of Jusllco i.nitchlleld, an wns oonvlcted. hls punlshmenl beln llxed ut fifteen days In jail and a, tli nf S100. Hut tho 'j.i'oceedtngs th mornlng wlll t'o new. and the jur wlll not l>o aftected by or have I tako into conslderatlon the verdh of tho lower wourt. T ETHICAL QUESTION Bar Association Discards Rcsolu lion on Propricty of Indorsing Applicants for Judgcihips. DENOUNCED DIVORCE BILL B. Rand Wcllford I.s Elected. President at Annual Meet? ing of Local Bar Last Night. When a resolutlon to conslder the propricty of any mrmliT indorsing a candldate for a Judgeshtp was brought before the Klchmond Bar Associatlon at Its meeting at the Commonwealth Club last night. It was tabled wlthout dlscusslon. It i? understood that the rcason for thls summary action Is tho fnrt that certaln members of tho as? sociatlon have Indorsed Judge Prontls, of the State Corporatlon Commlsslon, for thc United States circult Judgcshlp. and that a great majority favor the rlevatlon of Distrlct Judgo Waddlll lo the higher office. .Tudgr.-i Prltchard and Boyd, of the United States Circult Court of APPesals, who are In Richmond attending the sessluns of that court. spoko before the associatlon. and followlng them Judge Prentls was called upon. Judge Prltchard. in humorous veln, referred to hls e.\per|ences as a practltloner ln North Carolit.'L. but be refralncd from any <-_:presfs!on that might have been considered as a statement of hls at titude in the matter of choo.ilng a Judge. .ludge Boyd's address. entlrelv BX temporaneous, was an appeal for -i greater rcprcsentation for tbe South lu Uie affairs of the country. Hc es peciallv said that polltics make no dlffere'nce In the part any section Is to plav in the matter of Amcrlcantsm, and he especlallv urged that thc Rich? mond Bar Associatlon use it.s Influonco iu tralnln*. men to dlscard tho con flnes of sectionallsm. Both Judges wero cordlally received. The association cinphaticallv de nounred the Rlson dlvorce hlll 1n resolutions. whlch were presented to the committee of the House of Dele gates last night. John B. Mlnor. who was appolnted to rcprescnt thc asso? ciatlon. left the meeting to attend the committee meeting. The text of the resolutions adopted by the associatlon Is a? follows: -Whercas. it has been called to the attentlon of the Bar Associatlon of U.e city of Blchmond that the.c is pendlng S fC amend Utlon 2=66 oC the Code - r :?ss iolhconvC;iythi^ t'ntTa?$?& ^ v.nculo after thrce ?%S This associatlon believes that to allow t" the party glving cause th separation *? r.ghlte-con ver ?he sairio lnto an absolute dlvorce, *ill mkterlallv Increase the number of .iepa raUons nnd absolute dlvorccs grantcd [n IUs State. and wiil. thcrefore. tend t" weaken the tles of the marrlage re lation- therefore , ??Be'l" rcsolved by tbe Bar Associa? tlon of the clty of Richmond? "Flrst that the best lnterests ot Vlrglnla' demand that thls proposed amendment should bo defeated. "Second. that -he president appolnt a committee ot flve to appear before tbe Committee on Courts of Justice ot the Ilouse of Delegatcs ln oppositlon to the said bill." Thc association elected. the followlng officers for the ensuing year: B. Rand Wellford, president; Eppa Hunton, Jr., flrst vlce-president; E. M. Pilchcr, sec? ond vice-presldent; Samuel A. Ander? son, third vlce-pro'sldcnt: Maurlce A. Powers, secretary and treasurer. Ro? bert II. Talley. assistant Uni-.ed States Distrlct Attorney, was chosen chairman of thc executlvo committee. MUELIIIIIITE SECT1DNRLFEE Gillig Says He Is Man to Bring Blue and Gray To? gether. Ilenry F. Gllllg, famous as a pro inoter and financler, who claims cicdif for tho'onlv reunion of tho bluc nnd gray ever held ln New York Clty. claims that hc wlll bring thc survlvors of tho two armloM together aga.ln wlthin thc next fow years. Mr. GUllK was a guest ln Iho Jefferson'Hotel last night, ond wlll leavo to-night for the. North. Gillig aaya 'here should he. no Boctlohallsm now, and ho believes ho ls tho man to eradloate tlie feellng. * There nre fow uolds of endeavor that Gillig has not attempted, nnd now, as ii man of slxty. he proposes to have. his Influenco folt. Ile hns appeared before the Klng of England tn numor ous capacltles, nnd in Parls, as a me mento of hls nndei'taklngs, there s h model of the Stiitue of Llherty^ Thls model wus presented to the 1-rcnch cnpltal by M>'. Gllllg, who bore the ex? pense from hls personnl rosources, DIon from Injury, rtusselt Oootlwln, of SOJ HOUlll KICtli Streol, who wns Injured Tuesday iirtcnioon .vlilh; worUlnB I" Ihn new l.ulldlnB in comso of oreuiion at Jeffe'r?on aud Broad htrents, dled at tho Momnrlal ilosiiltai yesterday at ? o'olook, I'lonUwIn'a ohust was crushod by a 300-i)ounil wlre drum whllo ho was operul Ing a, car ot Uie Westbrook Uovator Com i juny.