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m a j.5-? Home like Is? lhc word which dcscribes thc pleasing ap? pearancc of a room. Before ordering your Hangings, Cushions, Bed and Pillow Coverings, Draperies and Slip Covers visit our Homcfurnishing Department and get some ideas. Beautiful results are obtaincd in furnishing a bed room if fancy draperies are used. We have just gotten in a ncw line of Spring Draperies in a wide range of designs and color combinations?there are number3 of suggestions for economical homefurnishings of which many have not previously thought ? prices range from, per yard, 15c to $3.00 md IML BUDGET 51 IB SHAPE _Ars. Bagby Urges Appropriation tor Aid oi Roscmary Library. um iu 111.11,1 e, ded ln cing ' i tho annual nppro ;.,r 1911) were held he Councll Commlt- l veral tnlnor matti rs ? .- d< parunental estl ld< ri d. The sub iiud_et. composed ot Chairman Pollard, Alderman Grundy and Councllman Mills. repoctftd a draft <if tlu* appropriatlon ordlnance, whlcli wns conslitered ln detatl- Thc com? mltteo wlll have one more executlve session for flnal revislon of tlu* ap? propriatlon ordlnanco, which wlll he reported to a special meetlnR' <>f the Councll about thc- last ot this montji. Under the rules It must lay on thu table three days before action is taken. and tiie preserit plan ls to ?iiitrn duco lt at a. special meeting. when ItB terms wlll be made public, after which it wlll be t.-i.bled unill thc regular meet Ing of tlio Councll on .March 7. Alrs. Georgo W. Bagby presented to the commltteo last nlirht the case of tlu- Rosemary Ubrary, asklng the samo annual appropriation as last year, $1, 600. Many Free Readers. ln answer to the crltlcisms of a !,;? mber of thc committee that lt was not a free library. sho said that the reading: rooms n en- entirely free. tbe report showing thai 10,96$ readers had avalled prlvllegcs lu 110 boolts were tjtok-irolit.by subscrlt ers, among ivhom thero are more than 2.00Q school children. Scholarships are ?given to honor puplls in the John Mar? shall Hlch School and special rates of ? uhscrlpilons are glvcn to women who earn their own living. Councllman Rogers called the atten ,-tion of the committee to the Imoortance of making an annropriatlon this vear for the constructlon of the new street to take tiie place of _ester street llius rnaklng a hlghway to Fulton jbove the frcshet line. The estimate 'r ,Pr *' retalnlng walls, pavine rr-Hdbed and sldewalks, sewer, cuiverts. cto.. ls $54,000. Councllman John T. Powers nrcrod the committee io take action on the rendinjr appllcatlon for funds for curb's and guttering for West Main Street. ironvVIne fctreet to tho new eorpora -!,_: > ."?' b'-"- VM tol<i lh'il tho matter should be flrst acted on by the Sireet .Committee. * i ?<-?-?. isely,*.- of the free ?** In-Jlddillon 14. RECEIVERSHIP DENIED d i Jtlchmond and Henrlco Railway Ilrmou Mrat-h li- liniui.iiil aiandlng. ?A'ter hearlng argument m < hutnbrrs yes irrrn-.- .,.??_. ingram, ol the Law and J.?'? ?? ?'?" Court, i. *us< tl thc appllcatlon l'or thi appolntment o: rocelyera for tlie Rieh niond Hnd Henrlco Rallway Company on tlie ground that tlio obligatlooa whlcli were the ?f-n,ir-s.t fr.r such an appolntraci ttled. and that ihe compan save ovldcnco of satisfaeiory flnancla] back lti?. Some months ago Jolin C. Robertson. nf Forest Hill, and W. P. Marshall HU-.I clalmt agalnst iho rallway company ol acv cria. yeara standln., when tha company cperated und-r Iti orjgiiial tltie of the Citl sen's Rapid TraiiFit Company. Attorneys for the company frankly ad inlttcd that whlle tbo company had alwav* acted ln nood faith. yel thero bad been ti.-ma when li haa* n-jt bad sultieieut fluan clal backln? to meet Ha obllf-atlons, but produced evldence lo show ibai li is now well Indorsed: tbai it haa lar?-<- outstundlns contracts for materlal and oqulpmant for er.ctliiii thc Marshall Btroel vladucl and, ihi rallroad, and that the Messrs, Robertson aiul Mai.h_ll , cl, GENERAL H0LIDAY sary of tho Iniiton, tho sry genorai "tiools bclui: alto slvlDK tUribday of llrM 1'ret.ldenl Quleth Obserred in Riciimond. Obw : ca:.- . <,\ i).,_ rittb anuiv birth of Pn sldi n( Geort' \\ a J-l'i-r of his <'...c,!rv, w-B .??i-fi. rday, all ?1 - baults and rlotud. and ir.iir.y l.-itdiusa liuut hol'niay lo ih i- ull rks in liotic SjJonce rcigned ln t!|, Federal bulldlns, ? nd in tht courts of justice lliora was only * llttlo routme business. Many of tlie Ktato. Tifflf.tB wsrii aleo closed tor tlie day. ibounh ihere. waa no proclamatlon lrom Qovernor Mann. Mayor Richardson Issued a notlce, Jjowovcr, that tho day should bo obs*r\?(j Wk a Ictral hultdny. Tho <J< neral Ass.mbly contlnu?-d lu work, t>ut adjoqrmd ln honor of tho day. llnrrrlNiiu I'.atinc $10,000. , Mrs. Allri) Richardson llarrolson and \V *F. Richardson qualWed jcstirday In thi Chsneery l.'ourt u? txvcutois oi ihe v ill oi Thomas A. llarrolson. Thr estato ls valuee at Jl?,0(iii. und ta left to the wldow aud lm inr-dista famlly. M. M. i-aldwi-11 and S, 6. Larobuih (|ualilUt yrsieiday W piaclice law in lhe Chancor; Court, Tbb formor ls from ltciiinokc aud lh Utler fnax ?t-ford Clty., , KULL FRACTUHEO II ROCK BATTLE rank Kimbrough Seriously In-j jured by One of His Own Party. Whllo engaged yesterday afternoon a rock battle with several negro oys, Frank Kimbrough, ot "209 k'cst Graco r-treet, was struck n tho iiead wlth a stone thrown iy one of hls own party, and now llos u thc Memorlal Hospital with hls :kull fractured ann in a darigcrous -ondltlon. It is said that young Kimbrough ivent t?i the rescue of nnother boy, lamod I'hlllips. who had been set upon )y several colored youths. As thr-y "ushed to the defense, a stone hurled iy one of hls own party struck Kim irough full in the forchead, and he 'ell in a senseloss henp. blood gushlng rom a guplng wound. His companions lleked hiin up. and carried him Into he residence of Frlt:'. Will, 2010 West "race. Street, where Mr. and Mrs. Will lid overything for the boy's comfort intil the arrival of Dr. P. D. Llpscomb nd the clty ambulance, wlth Dr. Davls ii cliarge. Tho wound was found to be of a ery serlous nature, and Dr. Lipscomb eclded that it wns best for tho boy o go to some hospital. Dr. J. Shclton lorseley performed an operatlon, and ! was statod last night that the boy's Ifc wlll be saved, and that he may c able to b_ out ln ten days. FINDS STOLEN HORSE D. .Moore Rccoveni Y?-hiclo. hut Otbet Thlng* Are Still Ml*sin*. I". D. Moore, whoso horso and buggy wer.1 :oten Monday nlght from tn front of tlic dchmond Hotel. hau recovercd them, thc orsi- lia"*1n. been found at tlio place of W. . Brlll'fl, on Brook Road. Tho buggy wa; :>und ln thc rear of the Eaglc raper Com any'B Mlll Tho hoiBo showed sitrns of havlng becr riven hard and waa in very bnd condltion 'ho rcat of Mr. Moore's property?buggj obe, revolver, .600 contracts for sewln-* ma hlnes and a box of grocerlcs?has not beer ound. There ln 110 doubt now that the horse anc ?uggy were taken away by somo thief foi be isakc of the other ihings. and that aftei aking the stutT home he let ihe horse go. Twu Kniplnycn llurt. Two employcs of tho Structural iroi Works were Injured yesterday after loon. each by a falling Iron beam. Rus soll Faircloth, tc-n years old, had hi ann brokon, and \Y.- Rolllson; of 70 Mosby Street, had hls foot mashed b: an iron beam. Both were treated b; Dr. Davls, of the city ambulance, an> were sent home. WOMEN THINK ALUM WATER RUINS THEIR COMPLEXION And Others Believe It Makes That Delightful Afternoon Tea Abominable and All That SW.-. rvF Thino' anrl "Even Mnrp. The most absorbing and cxciting subject of discusslori among women coniposlng the Four Hundred of Itlch? mond, who are taking advantage of a l.enlen lull to improve their com ploxlons and pa>' trl-weekly vislts to thclr beauty doctors. ls tho alum that In milltatlng agalnst the erstwhile vol vety sot'tuess of the old-tlme, tuwiiy colorcd James ftlvor Water. Women aro holding up their berlngerl hands ln lmpassloned tlrades agalnst alum as n skln-roughener and an all round beauty-annlhUator. They aro Invelghtng bltterly agalnst tho pernl clous offOCta of alum water hs a sure cauae ot Indlgegestion and every form uf stomach trouble?ln short. as a general destroyrr of t-oo-J health, when Used for drinklng purposes. "lf you wlll belleve me." said a Ftiiarily attlred young nuuron, a_ Bhe gave an onergetle twitch to her vell and shook out her sklrts proparatory io leavtng u bridgo table, over whlch lihe had been oonvornlug with frlends, "lf you will bclieve me, I had to have my .kln massaged yesterday for a whole hour, and after all the cold cri-aiu and beir/.olne und lalt d'iiis und every other southlng and cxpenslve thlni. yor. can thlnk of had boen riibbeil In nnd plled on, my face stlll felt as lf it had hud a dozen nutmeg-graters. ono after another, rubbed over ll! And whnt 1 am to do I am BUre I don't - Utiuw.1' "i just want io tell you," chimed in , a krldt; ol u _cw (UQ-lhs ago, "X don't TOWLINSmt Special Train Chartlcrcd by Acca Temple Shrincrs for Trip to Ncw Orlcans. GREAT HONORARY ESCORT Question of Bringing Imperial Council Here in ioi_ Not ?Ftiily Determincd Yet. Jmperlal rotcntnte George _. Strcet, thc head man of tho Mystlc Shrlno ln North Amerlca, wlll go from Rich? mond by ppcclal traln in Aprll to at? tend tho 'mnerlnl Councll, whlcli niceta In Ncw Orleans. Reports from tho Crescent city Indlcato that 7r.,ooo Shrincrs wlll attend. They wlll all bow down when tln: lmperl.il polcnlato arrlvcs, accompanlotl by a distlngulsli ed party from Acca Temple Rlolimohd*, Baltimore, Washlngton aml Now "torK. .Mny Mcct Here Next. lt has not been fully determincd wnctner or not Richmond will inalto a flght to secure the Imperial Councll for 1912, though it wns said yester? day that there was a good chance of brfnglnf, the Shrlnera here then. Thc imperial potentateS ir.iln wlll start from thls city over the Southern Railway. Fifty or slxty members ol Abca Temple wlll go along, aml at Danville. they wlll be Joined hy Mecca Temple, of Ncw York; Almns Temple. of Washlngton, and Bounia Temple, of Baltlmoi'o. Acca Temple, however. wlll havr general chargo of tho special, whlcli wlll bc gally decorated us It swoepa through thc' Southern country on its long run to Ncw Orlcans. _. if. liow niHti, wlio was delegated to plck thc route, wlll brinp- tlio special back to Riciimond vla Lookotit Mountaln, touch Ing tho Norfolk and Wcstern at Brls? tol. Jlr. Bowman is . preparlng to startle thc nativos. for he is arranging to handle tho imperial potentate Just as lf he wcrc thc Presldent of the t'nited States. And to Shrincrs, ho is a little blt blgger than that. Expect IHb Crowd. Harry B. fcchrolbor. vle.o-chalrman of pubiicity and promotion committee for Jerusalem Temple, Ancient Arablc Or? der Nobles of the Mystlc Shrluc, Is at the Hotel Richmond. Mr. S'chrelber, speaklng yesterday of the meeting of the Imperial Council to he held ln tlie Crescent Clty. April 10 to 15. said: "Now Orleans wlll en tcrtaln thc Shrlnera as they wcrc ii.w.i- entertained before. Thc varlous committees in ohafgo of the detalls are making every effort to havo thls nieetltifr the most novel, enjoyable and Interestlng ever tendcred the Shrine. "I have been from coast lo coast and Canada to Mexico, nnd judging from tlie amount of enthusiasm expressed all over tho country, the New Orlcans meeting wlll bc thc largest ever held, and at least 7."..000 Shrincrs. thelr wlves and members of their famiiics will bc thcrc. "The carnlval parades will bc reuro duced in Shrinc style, with subjects apropos to Shrlnedom, some with a humorous aspect (the Shrinc being tlie playground of Masonry); and with tlie parade of 75,000 Shrlners ln tull-dress and t'ez. proinlscs to he thc grontest dlsplay ever presented In this country. There wlll be two boat trlps?one up nnd the other down tiie MlsslsslppI Rlver. Auto rides to tch ancient and lilstoric places, and those full of ro mancc of French and Spanish anocstry will be us inteicsting to the Shrlners ns they have been to tourlsts who have voted New Orleans the most fasci natlng city ln Amerlca. Thero wlll bo balls and theatrcs, and not for gettlng that Shrincrs do not feast only wlth their eyes, there wlll be banquois with those savory Creole dlslics which have as murh aa anything mado New Orleans famous, and a monater oyster roast at West Knd l'ark. A very large number of women and varlous women's patrols wm attend, and spe? cial featurcs for their entertainment have bccn arranged. There wlll be no excuse lur a Shriner to remaln away because he cannot procure a camcl. lt will be well worth whlle for every Shriner wlio ha-s thc opportunlty to mako this pilf-rimage wlth hls tem? ple to the Clty of Sunshlnc, and he will be greeted wlth the slogan, 'Glad u-kum.' " POLICE COURT CASES Man Who Killed Two HulldoKS Hns lleiirlim Continued. Wllliam Higglns, white, who was eharged wlth selling li-|iior without a llcnse, was dismissed of the cliarge ln Police Court yesterday morning. John Jones, colored, eharged wlth carrying a concealed woapon, which f in this case was a slingshot, was fined $100 and placed under $100 se? curlty for twclve months. The caso agalnst Branch Cunning ham, white, eharged wlth beinff a fu gltlve from Justice from Mecklenburg county. was continued untll to-day. Robert Walker. colored. f *rged wlth steallng bed clothlng from Henry Newell, was placed under $100 securlty for thirtv days. The caso agalnst Daniel E. Worthy. who is cliatfred with cuttlng the tliroats of two bulldops belonglng to Wlll Tthornton, was continued untll to day. enjoy niy 5 o'clock tea at all since tho water hns been so strongly Uavored wlth thls alum. You know since l.ent has begun, several of my chums drop in to sew in thu aftofnoons and I had taken such pains with my tea table. And now," she slghed, and put on a sorrov/ful air, "thls horrld old alum has just upset everythlng and mado our tea taste like 30 cents." "My laundry blll has gono up 50 cents a week," spoke up another brisU. natty-looklng llttlo woman. "My washerwomau hasn't a well on her premieeH, worse luck for nie, _o tho water all has to be brraxed and trcat od chemlcully to turn lt soft agaln, before lt is fit to wash with. And lt costs a lot more to havo clotlics washed thau it used to do." "Don't you wlsh," said a llrcd-look lng llttlo houso mother, "that thls cverla.tlng progress and improvement would siop? Then maybo we women could liavo some peuce of inlnd. an-' not lonk forward to a coustant ox penso in house bllls. I cu.ii truthfullj say that unsettled James Rlver watci suited mo." "Aud me! and mc!" ofaorused a num? ber of vclceti. Then l'oollng that the cllmax ha< been reaehed and lho last word said the group' brokn up and each woinai went her separate way. As a matter of fuct there is no enough alum in tha tjcltllng Buati water whlch reai-hna tho clty t' , rougheu. o. Uttlo bubx'a iuot ?w t_,L Guaranteed Street Fund Fixed at 30 Per Cent. by Majority Vote. \HREE REFUSE TO GIVE THAT MUCH lonfercnce Committec Agrccs on Plan for Union of Citics, Which Will Bc Presented to Council for Spccdy Pass agc ? How Vote Stood. Soi JU( F *\r bCr las tab t.v tlic str Bpe WM thc o,l pre vlc vlc see ur< rcp '1 bo: Ta Ma Ba Oc toi Ull do i Rt Cbnfcreos appoint-il hy the Common ounoll ann the Board of Aldcrmen to rtjust tho dlfferoneea between tho two ranches on thc ordinance for the con .lidation or Rlnchmond and Manehe* -r rcported yesterday, by a voto of 5 -, :;, a subatltuto for the disputed scc on maklng the guaranteo tor street ?ork 30 per cent. or the recelpts. Tho onferccK adopted the Hoard amend lents ns to the cllmlnatlon of gus rc alpts from tho porcentage. and also .s to the cllmlnatlon of the Cause pro Idlti- for paving sidewalks out of tho trc.et fund, admltted '" ln' ot ao?ht ui legallty in vlew cf the cliarler pro lsion. of tho city "f Itlchmond. Alderman Richardson dled notice hat he would present a mlnorlty 10 lort, which thc other two members of he opposition, Messre. Gontry and Cot rell, iridlcated that they wnuld slgn. "hev Dsked that the Councll bc not allcd untll thev have tlme to prepaxe hcir report. Mr. Richardson qxplaln d tliat hc was not opposcd to annexa ion .ind that he thought Rlchmond hould build the bridges. Hc vras op loscd to the court provislons, he aald, nd to anv guaranteo tor street work. aylng that Manchester should come 111 s a ward or the clty and tako its hance3 on securlng appropriation. vitli other wards. ISstlniate ""xc-wlvc. ; rjc V two-hour discusslon was given to. N., he question of thc cost entallcd on t tlchmond bv the unlon under tho; th crms of 'the ordinance. lt was' rought out by questlons from Chair lan Mlll.-* that the Clty Accountant In is estimatc of tho cost to Richmond or malntenance for five years had in ludcd many items not guaranteed un cr tho ordinance, but which would robably bc allowcd to tho Southsido C U becomea a constltucnt purt of thc Ity. A number of otlier items ln tho stlmate wore held to bo cxccsslve. Th" opposition membera presented o argument for or acainst the merlts f the union of thr citles, but rontont d themselves with sparrlng tor Ume. lr. Cottrell nrgued at length against hc composltlon of the commlttee. four rom each branch. holding that it hould have been made. up of an odd lumber. and that tho prer.Idents hould havo nam-.-d men in Bf.cord v.-|th ho majority vicw in their respectlve iranches. Chairman Mllls rulcd that ho committec was properly ronstl uted under the rules of tho Councll, md sa'd that tho matter of the ap lolntmenta was entirely ln tho hands >r tho presldent- Mr. Adams held .hat tho committee was ldeally con "tttuted, Rincc Bll shades ot dlffering .-iows wore represented. Assistant ..'ity Attorney Anderson informod tho "ommittoe that Blnco tho amendmenta wero ln subsectlon F of section 17. it was his view that the whole of sec? tion 17 waa before the commlttee for roview ln making a compromise agree? ment. Excceded Term* of fontrnct. Special Accountant Georgo S. Cren? shaw was called on to answer a num? ber of question. propounded by Chair? man Mllls, to show how his estlmates as to tlic eopt to Richmond had been obtained. He admittcd that he had not allowcd for the probablo fees and al lowancns whlch the Htato will assume for the court olliclals, Clty Sergeant, and Assistant Commonwealth's Attor? ney, merely allowing for the State's part of thr- jtidge's salary. Mr. Mills held that there should be a credit of $3,100 a year for State fees. Maury Conietery. for which keeper's salary and expense account had been charged, was shown to have been more than self-supportlng for several years past Mr. Mllls also dlsagrecd with the ac? countant as to the probable cost ot malntalntng schools ln Manchester. Mr. Crenshaw said he had allowed for 100 street llghts- a' ?",l.75 eneh per year, the clty's prcacnt contract rate. Mr, Mills asked if lt were not a fact that Mr. Trafford had stated on the. floor ot tho Councll that street llghts from thc municipal plant, lnrluding interest on tho plant a*id deprcciatlon, wlU not excoed 53i" per lanip. "My estimatc is thc gross cost of malntalntng Ihe ward," said Mr. Cren? shaw. "I have not allowcd for thc crcdlts Mr. Mills calls attention to." "Then 1 tlgure from "'?'6,000 to $27, 000 a year ln crcdlts from your esti? matc," said Mr. Mllls, "as not guaran? teed under tlio terms of the ordinance. That would bring your estlmato ot JHO.OOO a year to $13-1.000 a year, which i:; less Manchester's estlmated revenue or Sl 1G,000, loaving tho annual cost to Richmond $18,000, providlng Richmond doos not mako allotvanco for liberal city iniprovements in ex cess of thr- contract agreement. Even on the basls of malntcnanco of al! clty utllitles, whlch wo anttcipate, though nor actually guaranteed, the ordinance even on the most liber? al ba.lfl of treatment would not cost Richmond -30,000 a yoair." Buslni Manager Dahney, of the Chamber if Commorce, spoke of the comnieic'.ni advantages to bo galnod by the unlon and thc backwarci stop that would ','? taken by permlttlng the negotiatlon ? .-, )__. R_ thls stage. He called attention to the fact that no aiiowan. . !(,.,| Deo_ mado In tho estl? mates of cost for Interest on the slnk Itig f a,,". or for tho rcductlon of In? terest on callablo bonds from fi to 4 per cent. Mr. crorjshaw said that Rlchmond spent in tho year 1908. e.\ cluslve 01 interest and flxed charges, an avcrago r,r $262,000 in each of tho sovc.'i Riclimond wards. In 1903 tho clty ppi-;;t 5.;.-,!)!:0 *n each ward. How They Voted. After further debate Mr. Adams of rered a 1 ompronuse motlon, whlch. ho said, hr. beiievea would meet wlth gen? eral approval on both sideu of thc rlver, reductn,. the guaranteo as orlg inaiiy recomrnended from -10 to 30 per ?nt? and loaving the remalnder of tne clau-c as amendod ln the Board ot Ahjermen, ns to thc sidowalk eliinl. nation an<" ?;, exomptlon. '?'" orisinal Hoard of Aldermen ''''r':!' ' ' put tho streot guaranteo ?'*? j1" ' ' "iu. Tho voto on thc Adams , ?*-":'? - M' rs, Adams, Fullcr. Mllls, DaJl? r'-'-< Qliman. ?y---- -...??_,._. cottrell, Itl&_ara-on *-t"'' wentry. th al 11 1CIETV WANTS is o? Rcvolution Auxious to Have Early War HistOry Prcscrved. )GE SCOTT PRESIDENT rtner Governor McCorklc, of West Virginia, Only Ncw Member Elected. 'ormer Governor w. ,\. RIeCorkle, of st Virginla, was the only new metn olected by tlie .Soclety of thc Sons the Revolutlon ln the State of Vir ia at the annual meeting of that .nlzatlon in the Wostmorelnnd Club I nlcjht. Following a prc<*edont es llshcd nt its touridatlon tho rocle asseniblod on the anniversary of blrth "f George Washlngton. nnd ictly adhored to Its rule of no ccii-making. Thc business session s followed by a dinner, at whlcli i descendants of many dlstlngulsh Rcvolutlonary heroea were present. 'udge R, Cnrter .Scott was elected Istdeht; Willlam Chase Morton. flrst e-prcsldent; John P. Hranch, second e-president; Or. Charles' R. Rohlns, relary; Pr, Oreer Raughman, treas ?r, aiul Willlam Clayton Torrenee, ,'istrar. *he following wero ehoscn as a ird of directors: Colonel T. M. R. icott, Captaln \V. Gordon McCabe. ,jor Robert W. Hunter, Dr, Groer ughman, Dr. Charles R. Roblns, X>r. orge Hon Johnston, Willlam Clffy i Torrenee and George Alexander i.son. To Prescrve Hlstory. rtie following resolutlon. whlcli has en favorably passed upon by slmllar mchca of the soclety ln many States icrc a slmllar organization exlsls, woll as by thc natlonal body, was opted: "Wherca:--, The government of the ilted States has never publlshed tho rrespondence. orders, returns and jster rolls of the ofllcers, soldlors, llors and marlncs, and other publlo euments relatlng to the War of tho ivolutlon, which ate ori filc in tlu: ipartments of Statc, Treasury, War,, ivy and Intcrior; "Bo lt resolvcd, That the Soclety of e Sons of thc nevolotlon ln tho ato of A'irglnia most heartUy ap ove of and recommend the publica >n by the general government, of all itters referred to, now in possession the gov'ornment, and all matters of slmilur character contalned in thc iginal thlrtcen Colontcs, bo as to ike a complete and connected history that most glorloua period." The Vlrglnla society indorser] the ction of thc resolutlon of the gen al society which authorlze- each ate to take action on tho above reso tlon, and to use its Influence as a ate soclety. and through Its Indl rlual incmber.=hln to secure an appro lation to defray the expense cf col :tlng. collatlng and publlshlng thc .euments, records and papers rclat g to the Revoliition.try period. WANTED NO OBITUARY tcntburg Plan of SegrJ-uratlns Tubercnlar ratlrnts Approved. Jr. F. it. Roade nnd J. W. Ocntry, of thn bcommittee appointed to report to tlu uncil Commltteo on Relief ot tho Poor tho advlsabllity of segrcgatlng lubercular tienta at tho Clty Home, spent yesterday tnsp-cting tho Ccntral State Hospltal for o Insane at Petersburg, where lnmatcs lh infectious dlscases are conllncd Iu sep ato houses. Dr. It. G. Cabcll. Superlntcn nt of the Clty Home, went to Petorsbur. th tho Councllmen. rho report of the subcommllteo will prob ly be thal tho plan followed at tho C'eu ll Stato Hospltal may bo carried out here th little expense, and wlll aerve to a<-. mplifh nll that Is necessary ln tepar.tlnjr e tubcrcular p.itients. It wlll bo ncces ry to construct oxtra buildings. but thii Cbltocture will be simple, as the maln idea to furnish plenty of sunshln..- and frcsli r. Tho subromml'ttoe wlll receivo sugges >ns from tlie health riepartments of tho ly and State before finally lormulating Its port, whlcli wlll bc presented next month. DRANK CARBOlilC ACID olored C'lilld .\nrro-ivly MlKxes Ucntb un Result of Mls take. Whlle hls mother was out, Alvln utchlnson, a small colored boy. llvlng 311 East Baker Streot. cllmbed on . a chalr and got hold of a bottle ! carbolic acid in the bureau. The ittlo contalned two ounces, and he vallowed aboiit half of it before hc scovered that lt didn't taste nlce. Hls other heard his convulslve screams id ran to hls aid. A glance at the ?oken bottle on the floor told the lc. and tho clty ambirlanee was suni oned. Dr. Davis responded, and after irolc use of tho stomach pump saved io chlld's llfe. May Flnlsh Trial To-Dny. rho hearlng of Magistrate .lames _, Lowis, lio ls belng tried in the Henrlco County )urt on a chargo of malfeasanoe, wlll bo .ntlnued nnd probably concluded to-day. io trial wlll bugln at 10 o'clock. * 3.Q0 $3.5? a.$4QgSH0ES BOYS* SHOES *2P_?&.*2.5S W.L.DougIa3 shoes are thelowest 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 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. ** A11YltTIM I Bee that W. L. Dou.Im name jmd tbe retall _H- imW ? ptioe ls stamped on bottom. TiscNoSubstllute. ** vast colob _sr___rs VS1SD. l-ichmond Store: 623 EAST BROAD STREET. The Assortment IsLessening So if you intend taking advantage of the reduced prices on our choicest Suits and Overcoats do so at once. Suits, Overcoats andRaincoats,) C?VC* WORTH UP TO $30.00 Gans-Rady Company UNDER ARREST W. O. Crocke+t Suspected of Ob taining Money Under False Pretcnses. W, o. Crockett. a young lawyer, was arrested ia.vt nlght by Policcman Tall. of thc Flrst Dlstrlct. on susplclon ot ohtalnlng }'J1 under falfc pretcnses from a colored woman named .Sarah Graves. It ls said thal ho represcntod hlmsett to bo thc eolloctlng agent for tho WII 1111111 ii. lM.-lni R.al Estate Company, nnd that he vlsited several houses on Byrd Stroet for whlch Mr. I'lzzlnl ls agent, Thc latter had complalned some tlme ago lhat sdme tako collector was golng tho rounda und maklng collec tlons, and that when hls own collector went out he found tho uewts empty. The ofllcer. of the Flrst Dlstrlct were ordered to bo on tho lookout for the man. nnd ItLst nlght Ofllcer Talt no llccd Crockett cnterlng tho Graves wo maa'a house. He followed, and stood bchlnd as Crockett collocted $3 and gave a signed rccelpt for thc money. ln the pollci.' station laat nlght Crockett suited that hc was colledting for une nf hls, cllents. Ile waa bulled. lt is said thal he is prominently con nectcd. i, MAY BRING BABIES BACK Mrf. Dunkley t.orr, to Tampa lo Seo About I.rvo*,rriiiR Tlirm. iw.-i-j.o of tli- publicity slven tr> t!i<- cx pjnailoii of .even Klchmond hahlca to Tampa, Fla., Hnd tho iroub!,.- s.ild to havo t- :. caused h>- th. Ir havln. beon ghen Inlo thc eharge ot a Mrs. Oud.con, of tliai clty. Mr*. Solena lt. Dunklfv, of tbc Virginia II ?:... for infaii!- i<r, \v.-3t clay Btrcet, has gone to Tampa to bring tho lntanta back lf sh_ can get th?->:n. A dlEpau-h from Tampa e.i>_ lhat Mrs. Dunkloy ????as iii'i at thc traiu by Suj tendent Slnks, of thc Tami t Assoclatcd Cbarltlcf, whom shi I that shc had noiiie io _?t tha .even babies and return ivlth them to the home In Rlchmond. Th county Judgi: h.ts Hppolnted th. Tampa Children's Home cuitodlan and suunlian:i for six of the babies, thc seventh havlns been ta!:>n Into a prlvate home. and it la nairl thal there may bc eome troublo ln rc covering ihcm from tlic Tampa -uthorttles, ?ho aic arouscd over the allesed nc.ltct of Mrs. Dunkb-y aml hor asslstaiits. I The dispatch also states that another | nurse may accompany Mrs. DunKtey back !I she succc.eriii in rwcnverlng the arnall char.ea. .lubbcd In Pnce. Kavmond Edward., rolorcd, sot lntc n tlgln in n Broad Street pool room last night, and wa* Mahbed in thc rheek. Thc knlfo narrowly misped onc of the largest nerves, sevcring of which would havo meant pcmianein paraly.is of that chcek. Hc was takcx to Flrst and Broad Streets, where Dr Davl., of tho city ambulance, sewed up the wound. MaUie Pitman, colored, of .'lOO' Elghth Streot, l'ulton. tell downstalr yesterday and broko her arm. She too, was treated by Dr. Davl., whe spent a busy day answcrlng numeroui calls and trcatlng numeroua case."-. Kleoted Slembers of Academy. Drs. 11. L. Kdwards, Wllliam 11. CraJ. an' C. C. Coleman were elected member. of th, Itlchmond Academy of Medicine and Sur gery at its February mceiinj-- ln thn T. V A. Hall lnst night. Papers on scicntltic sub .kcis wcrc read by several of ihe membcra Major Hemphlll Delayed, Becauso of the Illness of .Mrs. Hemphll In Charloston Major J. C. llemphill wlll no reach rtichmond untll next week, when lv wlll take up edllorlal work on The Times Dispatch. fiervlce at Hne Street Baptlst. Rev. C. S. Blackwcli. D. D.. wlll conduc a d.iflnltr- ovangollBtlc mission at I'lno Streo Baptlst Church. boglnnln. Sunday. Februar 27. There will be servlces ovory nlght dur In. tho week except Saturday nlght. Two Stnull Flres. Two alarnui of flre wore rung in yesterda*. the flrst at 3 P. M. and ihe second at 6:3 o'clock. Nelthcr caused dama.o. Tho firs nre was In a lot of dry grass in tho rear o the Rathskellor at Idlewood. and the secon was an awnlng at the BIJou Barber Shop. Br. Bryan to Preaeb. The Rov. C. Braxton Bryan, V. D., wll conduct servlces and pre'ach at Holy Trinlt Church thls afternoon at 5 o'clock. IS HOUHIP Drug Clerk IdcRtifics Him aj Burglar Who Tried to Rob Cash Register. "Sohnle" Conway, wlio was arrested at noon yesterday by Detectlvc Scr greants Wlley and B_lley on suspl olon of belng the rnan whq last Thurs? day night held up Sarmiel R. Prctlow. a clerk ln tho drugstoro at Klfth and Maln Stroots, was posltlvoly ld_\tlfied liy l'retlow ns thc man who attemptcd to roi) IiIh Ctwh rcgister. Conway annwcrs ln overy detatl to the descrlption glvcn oi the would bc hlghwa.vnian, and Prctlow hecjune tnore posltlvi: when Cor.v/ay was made to put on a gray overcoat, which the would-bo highwayman wore when hi j cntercd the cstabllHhment. "If that isn't thc man," said tha ! drugatore cl?_-u, "then i never expect i to m-e him. and you may as well give ; up thc search." Immediately on recoivlng the d* [scrlptlon of the innn. Captain McMahon | ordered tho dotcr'tlvc." t'i arre-t <Vm j -way on .slght, an lt waa prohablc that he was the Kiillty man. Thc detectives had been lookin*? tor hlm ever _lr.cr>. He waa arrested in tho Clty Jall, whero hr had sono l.i j vlslt 8. Uebor. When thc two detec- ' I tlvcH told hlm thal ho w.i., wanted Conway dre.w baek and dernanded a j warrant. Thev Informed hlm that a warrant was not noceseary In su< ii ii case, and ho refused to ko. After I a s'nnrt struggle wlth Kcrgeants BalK-v j and Wlley and pollccman Thurman, ' ** j was thrown into tho patrol wngon and Ibroughl to police tutadquartcra, wlicr.*, ' Prettow Identlfled hlm. Conway ia known ar. a had man, and haa served tlmc. Several yeara ago !:c- gave Captaln McMahon a sevcre tuSKle when ihr la:"*r put hlm under arrest. nnd had to t>e beaten Into sob mlsslon. Ko ls _ regarded aa a man who wlll rio anythlnse until h'.s bluff is called. aiul then he bccoir.t i aa as a lainh. STABBED IN DRUNKEN FIGHT ; Mnr?hnll HnrrK ?<n\cil Kram Ulccdlns | to Dt-nth h.v ico|>c Tled Around Arra. Marshall Harris. colored. was *<* rlously st-bbed by Spooher Ilamptori J in a drunken qtiurrol Itt_t n cht, aud but for tiie fact that somo one tled a rope around hii anu hc would have blrd to death. The ouarrcl took place in an allcv near Ldmbardy Street. ar.d Harris was taken to th<- drup,Ktoro at I-.ombardv and Rroad Streets, whero l>r. Davia, of thc clty ambulance, was called. He had al^o beon stabbed in tiie baclc and under the arm. Pr. Davia took hlm to tho Clty Hospltal, whoro :':?.? physlclan Sewed up the wounds aud stopped further loss of blood. ON INSPECTION TRIP Mr. Kly ?*<??$?? rtrport of Hls llrrrh Wn* Kimkroi ?ted. The report spread over Manchester yesterday evening thnt George C. Kly, of that city. was either dangerousfy ill or had dlcd at hls homo on Stoek ton Street. and a number of frlcnda took occasion to call at the hou.se. While somewbat tinweii, and unable to he out. Mr. Kly was able to vigorously deny the ropoft. Ho ncint word to thls paper la.st night that, like Mark Twaln, thc report of his death had been exaggerated. Ho expects to bo out in a day or two, and wlll endeavor to trnre thc atithorHhip cf a report whlcli occaaloned hls friends some alarm. Marrln.r I.icensrs. Marriag* liconscs ivcn, issuert yesterday to Fred Charles J.obor r.nd Janc Ellzabeth Woodward. and to James Ilutson Barham, of Nortolk, nnd Nulllc llray Wade. Charccd Wltli Assnult. Andrew Bray (colored) waa arrastod last night on a chsrito of as/auliins Alexander White. Mlss Fihkelsteln Here. Miss Ida Finkolsteln. of Washlngton, D. C, Is vlsitlnpr tho Misses Kaminsky at 1-1S East Broad Strcet. HUICTS FORGET PRISON TROUBLES Minstrel Show and Moving Pic tures Break Monotony of Daily Grind. Forgetful l'or a llmo of llicli- inin prlsonment and of tho bitter disgriice, convicts In tho Statc -Ollltentlary woro regaled twlce yesterday morning and again last night with an iiinatetir <-n tertalnment In honor of tlio annlvoi'-: sary of Georgo Washlngton's bii-thilay. Several members of the Legislature nud other vlsltors wero present, but the" hall iu the hasement when; tlie er.- ? tortalnmcnt was given was co-.tspicu ous chloily for tho nionotonous aorlesl ? of hlaok and white stripes, tha prison garb, which stroiehed from one cud to tho other of tho long hall. But tho convicts seemed to onjoy the perform anco llko llttlo ohildreii. It was a gllmpso of tho outsldo world, and lhat was enough to set their hoarts henl Ing and thelr oyos brlmmlng with the toai'o of Joyous laughter. and wlth a llttlo acho-of longlng. ^ Tho llrst performanco began at. 9:30 o'clock, nnd anothor was held at 11 ' o'eloclt. The nlght performanco began nt 8 ' o'clock. fsuporlntondont J, B. Wood was in chargo, belng asslsted bv a number of prison offlclals. 'Tho show opened wlth a solo, entl? tled "Moving _>ay." by Kdward Pray * ".' "-e c.opvict ectlons. from the locaTt-l-iui and from ono of tho then-, ti-o<i ln tho cllv, who went out to help tho' convicts enjoy tho day. and the plonsuve of tbo prlsonora was tiliuost athotif, ? , Motion plctures were given by a ma hlue bought by H?o lato suporlnten-, tled "Moving uajy uy ijuw-n ser, and August Llnmord, tlie nlanlst.-fondorod sevoral solec Thore woro many members fi pathotic. Motion chlue bought by U?o laio ?uperjnien- , dent Mvan F. Morgan, and lllms were l fOutrlbuted li't>_*. local showhoi.so.i.