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Women's and Misses' Suits That No Woman Should Miss We were very fortunate in purchasing a lot of Women's and Misses' Suits at eonsiderable low prices* compared with the quality and style. This will enable us to offer them to you at about one-half the price if they were bought in a regular way. These are in most all of the light shades for spring?the greatest opportunity for you to get your Easter Suit at a big saving. These Suits will go on sale this morning at 8 o'clock. Come early and get the choice. Do not ask to have Suite sent on Approval, C. O. D. or Ex changed at these prices. Diagonal Serge Suits, nine different colors, in all of the leading shades for spring; plain tailored Suits, in both women's and misses' sizes, notched col? lar, with medium low roll, sleeves trimmed with buttons, fine silk lining; skirts are made after the latest models; every Suit in this lot is worth $30.00 regular; our spe? cial.:... Women's Suits, made of men's wear worsted and striped serges, five different styles, in the new light shade for spring, also a limited number of blacks ?some plain, strictly tailored, others slightly trimmed; the skirts are of the late plaited models, coats lined witn guar? anteed satin, regular ?18.00 ford$20.00.:alues: $10.00 $16.98 ?IT. 2.0 MORE STREET GAS UMPS Subcommittee T h i n k s Some Could Be Moved to Advantage. DIscussion over thc report of tho Subcommlttee on Llght, whlch recent? ly made a tour of inspectlon of the clty, and recommended that 250 addl? tlonal gas lights be Installed, espe? cialiy ln the outlying distrlcts, brougnt up ln tho Llght Committee meeting last night a short, but rather heated. de? bate. Councilmen Rogers and Ratcliffe, m*.mbers of tho commlttee makintr the inspcction, backed theli report, while Aldemen Powers and Mclton took the stand thai it was best not to place these gas lamps ln service untll lt was determlned what could be done to? ward Ushtlns the streets by the mu? nicipal electric plant. Tho motion ot Mr. Rogers that a commlttee ko be? foro the Committee on Finance. asU iiipr funds tor the lights. was defeated, and the report wae laid on thc table. Councllman Don Leavy, of tho Com? mitteo on J31ectricity, appeared ln re? gard to tho proposltlon passed ln hls committee Monday night thut tbe Com? mlttee on Electrlcity furnish poles and wires for cortaln lltrhts and the Liprhi Commlttee pay for tho current, pend ing completion of the city plant. Mr Don Leavy, as spokesman for hls com? mlttee, took In tho whole Cold. but spoke most feollngly of the dark places of Clay Ward. Members of the commlttee, as they havo done befo-c, dlscussed the matter of obtalnins thc lights, and were generally of tho opln? ion that the proper results couid not be obtained under tho present re glme. They thought that ln many ways the two commlttees wero ln con.lict, and that soine provislon shouid be made so that dutles of eaoh could bo clearly deflned. Tho report of the subcommlttee on inspectlon is us follows: Your subcomniittee has made a careful inspectlon nf thc lamps and lound them in a very satlsfactory con? ditlon. AVe note that there are a few lamps tlmt may bo moved, but suggest that'?aitlon'.,along this line be postponed -for,tho present. "The eastern and western sectlons of the clty are vory poorly llRhted. and thore aro a number of requests for addltlonal lights ln theso sectlons. We a?, ?f t-he opinlon that at least 250 addltlonal lamps aro needed. as the malns are rapldly belner extended." T.^n?-_;oPr.rt ls ?,.ffn,cd bv Clydo H. V '....f^' ,9eoree W. Rogers and John *-? -\IltCll6il_ Superintendent Knowles was author i_ed to call for blds for thc year's s-upply of coal, to be dcllverod by OFFICIAL VISIT Crand Master Turner Addre. _e* Odd-Fel lows on .Vork of Order. Fitzhugh 'Lodgu, No. 33, I. O. O. F , held ' an intercstlng meeting Monday night at ' its hall, 215 West Broad Street. The flrst i degree waa conforred on slx candidates by thu degrco team of Abou Bon Adhera Lodge. No. -10. Gnind Master E. P. Turner paid nn offlclal vlslt. and was accompanled b.v Grand f*ocretary T. Wlley Davls, Grand Treasurer Mel B. Fergusson and several grand masters. and- Dlstrlct Doputy Grand -Master John M. Lancaster. Almost every lodgc in the clty was represented at tho meeting. Everybody seemed to onjoy the troat, and the degree work was most beautlful. Clgars were pa?scd around, and an address was made by thn grand master, who ea-vr, u very tntoresllng talk on tha progress o? tho order. The grand secretary a.nd grand treasurer also gave some very amuBlng and Interestlng anccdotes. Tho dcgr_n toam of Abou Bon Adhem Lodge -wlll do the work every Monday nlglit thls month ut thls lodge. Small .li.dgiii.nt Agalu.t City. In the Law and Equlty Court yesterday morning B. W. Bowo und the Co-Operatlvc Invcstment Assoclation. sulng the clty. won awarded judgment of $l__ ea?h. Bowe sued for $1,000 and tho Co-Operatlvc Investmeni Company for Sl.DOO on account of dcfectlvi sewers and culverts on thelr premlses. People who don't eat meat can eat and grow plump on Grape-Nuts Fact! . Grape-Nuts is a scien tifically correct food. "There's a Reason" APPEALS 10 MU TO VETO PflBKS BILL Young Rison Has Assurances That the Governor Favors Football. Maklng a hoart-rendlng plea that Governor Mann should not slgn the antlfootball blll, G. Townes Rlson. one of the brightest of tho Senate pagos. dashed by Secretary Ben Owen for ten yards yesterday mornlng and bogged tho leglslatlve referee not to make any forward pass wlth the bill. In great good humor, the Chlef Executlve heard what tho lad to say, and when Townes polnted out that the blll had been passed by a constructlve Legtslature, .instead of a real one. and had not. | therefore. carried a. sufflclent vote. i Governor Mann assured hlm that he \would certainly veto the bill. Townes \ was almost "tlckled to death.' ,Whllo Townes was off on an errand. Senator Parks, who offered tho antl? football blll, thought of a llttlo ioke. bo ho told him when he came back that the blll had beon passed ln hls absonco. Belng unawaro of the fact that Saturday was the last day for taking action on bills, Townes was much agltated, and went to the Gov ornor, wlth the result already re lated. Townes ls a son of Senator Rlson, of Plttsylvanla, and has been the one football lobbylst of the sesslon. for he loves tho game. and opposed the Idea of sendlng a fellow to jall just becauso ho had been playlng lt. Tho blll really never came to a voto, but lf lt had, the strength of hls efforts would have been shown. I'ollce C?urt Ciimcm. Tho caso agalnst C. AV. Beckimr, whlte, charged wlth steallng $50 from | Wllllam G. Pettit. wa.s continued ln the ? Police Court yesterday mornlng to March 17. i Sam Batos, colored, charged wlth as saulting AVilllam Claiborne, was flnod $20 and placed under $100 bond for slxty days. The case agalnst AVilllam Clarke, col? ored, charged with steallng a check for $6.20. was contlnued to March 17. Miirriuso UccnscR. A marriage licenso was Isaued yeslorday In tho Hustlngs Court to Llndsay S. Seay and Ruth D. LetNer, and to George Ii. Whltlock nnd Delln Ann Dldlako. liiwiir 1 POLICE FORCE Board Discusses Traffic Rules With Committee From Auto? mobile Association. ? George A. Jcnnlngs, of 500 Spring ' Street, was eloctcd last nlght by the Board of Police Commlssloners to tlll ' the vacancy on tho police force caused by tho death of Policeman XV. P. Gor ! man. Thc ncwly elected otllccr is at ? present an employe of thc Street I Cleaning Department. He wlll take I hls posltlon lminodiately after quall tying and taking tho oath and pro . | curlng a unlform. i Dlscusslon of trafflc rules was cn , I tered Into wlth a commlttoe from thc ,; Richmond Automobile Assoclatlon which deslros somo changes in the clty ordlnances on that subject, a changi ln conformlty wlth the ordlnances o: the largor clties, ln which regulai i, trafflc rules are enforcod to the great , er safety of the travellng publlc 1 Thore was llttle montlon of the report t Ing of tho alleged speed vlolators o i. last Sunday, aud tho dlscusslon wa: I entlrely amlcable, thc purpose belng t< : I hnve the board and the automobile as soclatlon work ln conjunction for thi proposed lmprovemcnt. ROCCHICCIOLI FINED Wus Only CoiiTwtloner lteport?d for Sclllni Last Sunday. L. C. Rocchlcctoll, confeotlonor at 701 Bas Maln Streot, was flned $5 aml placed umle 1100 bond for twolvo months tn tho Pollc Court yesterday mornlng on a chargo o laboilng at hls trado on tho Sabbath. O all t)io confeotloncrs, somo of them doln; business undor tho vory nosoB of the tw r?ollo? stailons, Hocchlccloll was tho onl ono ncported, and tho Inoldont haa oxclt.i eomment. which Is not of a compllmentar naturo to tho pollco departmont, Paul Blancblril, who oporatos a confoc tloncry on the opposlto cornor, mot th bame fato ln tbo Huatliuts Court when hl caso o?imu up on appeal two days ago. Itocc-Heqloll was roportod by Offlcers Jon nlngs nnd lleld. Next Sunday thc thlrsl ones naist g? up oil Urourt Streot to sa.lsf their uppotltcg, ns tho maln Street deal ers lui.o hnd enough of flnos. . Iireakk Ann. I.oulso Snpwft a ulx-ycar-old chlld, of 101 West MJrashali Stroet, fell on tho floor li her hom_> yosterday afternoon and broke m arm. Hur injury la euia not t. b_ sorioue oiE.jino.pim George E. Sangster Fails to Sur vive Shock of Critical Operation. Georgo E. Sangster died last night at 8 o'clock, ln the flfty-thlrd year of hls age. at the Johnston-Wlllis I Sanatorlum. Mr. Sangster had been 111 for several woeks at his home In I Barton Heights, with complicated in ternal troubles, and on Monday after- | noon he was removed to the hospital. ? An operation was performed at 1 o'clock yesterday, but he falled to rally. and the end came in a few hours. ? Mr. Sangster was a natlve of Fair fax county, and wag for several years ? sheriff of that county. At ono tlme I he was telegraph edltor of tho Rlch- j mond Times, and fllled other journal- ; lstlc positions in Rlchmond. For sev- ' eral years ho has bene one of the deputy lnternal revenue collectors con? nected wlth the Richmond oiflce. and held that position up to the time of his death. He mado frlends easllv, and was unusually popular with a'll whp knew hlm. He was a member of the Masonio fraternity. Jfr. Sangster was tho son of tho late Judge James Sangster, of Falr fox county. He is survlved by his wife, who was Miss Mary Pierce, and by ono sister, Miss Bessio Sangst-r ! of Fairfax county. Ho Ieaves also three brothers?John J., of Fairfax F. Lee, of Washlngton. and Charles JL Sangster, of Hampton.. ' I The funeral will bo hold this after noon from the Barton Heights Moth I odlst Church, and tho body wlll be taken to Fairfax county for Inter? ment. RAILWAY CASE ARGUED TeiinpNst'c Ccntral Railway Sccks to Vre vent Enforcetnent of Increased Rate. The Unlted States Clrcuit Court of Ap? peals yesterday heard argument on tho ap? peal of the Tennessee Central Bailway Com? pany from tho declslon of tho Unlted States Clrcult Court at Rlchmond, sustalnlng tho j demurrcr of tho Southern Railway, llled ? after a temporary order lssued by Juoro: Waddlll, rostralning tho Southern from' abrogating a trafflo agreemont then ln i force. A. G. Braxton and John S. Eggles-1 ton appeared for tho Tonncsseo Central, and I tho Southorn was represented by Henry XV. Anderson. SUNDAY SPEEOERS MUST FACE COURT B. A. Blenner Fined $50 for Rac ing . on Monument Avenue. B. A. Blennor, automobllo agent, was convlcted ln . Police Court yesterday morning of runnlng hls car on Monu? ment Avenue at a spoed ln oxcess of that allowed by a clty ordlnance, and was flned $G0. , Ho appealed. Evldonco against hlm-was brought by Mounted Ofllcer Smallwood, and J. E. Tyler. r., tollor at the National BankJ of Virginia, who went on Mr. Blen ner's bond for ?100 until tho case is called ln tho Hustlngs . Court, ln pursuance of orders, Bioycle Po llcomen Bryant, Atklnson nnd Gor rlng reported last Sunday, twenty-ono automoblllsts and . cycllsts, whose casos wlll come up ln Pollco Court some timo thls week. The names of thoso whoso cars wero reporteu ion exceomng Uie spoou llmlt follow: H. W. Trafford, 11 East Graco Street. J, IJ. Anderson, -10-i East Franklln Stroet. A. E, Chapman, 2S02 East Graco Streot. XV. S. Forbes, S21 West Franklln Street. Thomas G. Sydnor, 1310 East Maln Streot. Frod XV. Scott, S10 Park Avenuo. -! Jamos J. Pollard, 1102 East Main ! Streot. ;? Gordon Motor Company, 1013 West r Broad Streot. f Strntton and Bragg, Petersburg. . E. L. BemlHS, 117 East Graoo Stroet, M. G. Bruoo, 207 West Franklln l Street v B. C. Polouzo, 2000 West Grace l Streot. r\ M. C. Branoh, 1 West liYanklln ! Street. J. J. Ballou, 800 Floyd Avonue. T. C. Willlams, Jr.. 1113 Eust Maln Stroet. Stuart Mlchaux, 323 East Franklln Stropt. K. Victor Wllllnnis, ot Allen & Gln? ter. Golsan and Nash, 300 West Frank lin Street. A. P. Gontry; G08 West Broad Stroet. A. G. Lowts, 813 Wost Clay Street. ? B.'B. Blvlns, 2218 Vonoblo Stroot. .The last threo nutucU wer. opor Mjij motorcyolea, HOCKING 110 BE Annoimcciricnt of Final Action Expected to Come , To-Morrow, C. & 0. DIRECTORS CALLED Deal WiH'Involve Bond Issue of $30,000,000 For Great Lakes Outlct. Announcement of tho plan for a merger of tho Chesnpeake and Ohlo and tho Hocking Valley systom ls ex? pected after a meotlng of the Chesa apeake and Ohlo directors to bo held ln New York to-morrow. Tho finan? cial plan undor consideratlon Is sald to Involve thc Issue of $30,000,000 Chesapoako and Ohlo bonds. Presldent Goors. AV. Stovons and other ofllclals of tho Chesapoako and Ohlo have been ln Now Vork for some days, and whlle no locaj conflrmatlon of what scems to he a well authentl' catcd report can bo secured, yet In financial clrclos lt ls regarded as all but assured that the dcflnlto an? nouncement of tlnul action wlll bc 1 made this week. AccOrdlng to ln- ! formatlon from Clncinnatl the Chosa? peake and Ohio in to tako over the Hocking Valley complotoly, whlle thc ! Lakeshorc and Mtchlgan Southern is ! to asstime control of tho Toledo and 1 Ohio Central Railroad. ! Slnco tho Chesapeakc and Ohlo and tho Lake Shoro nnd Mlchlgan Southern! contr61 Jointly thc Kanawha and Mich-1 Igan, the stockholders of which nro largely interested ln tho othor two I llnes, thc plan for the merger is glven I goneral credenco among rallroad men.' There ls much speculatlon as to the! j detalls ln Clncinnatl. as tho Hocking1 I Valley is one of the big coal carrying roads of Ohlo, though competlng ln I only a small degree ln passi___,;er traf? flc. Sccklng Outlct to l.-ikcn. For months past it has been known that the Hawley Interests were seeklng I a Chlcago and Great' Lakes outlet for' the Chesapeako and Ohio. When nego tiatlons wlth tho Ulg Four apparently fell through. thero was the report that Hawley would build a llno from Cln? cinnatl to Chlcago, but the acqulsltion of the Hocking Valley, lt ls belleved, would obvlato the necesslty. for that step. What is known as tho Hawley group of rallroads operates a total of S.400 mlles, wlth a total capltal stock of $23fi,..87,fi55 and a bonded lndcbtcd ncss of $3S2,578,77S. The main llne of thc Hocking Valley proper runs from Toledo, Ohlo, to Athens, Ohio, a distance of 204 miles; the Ohlo Rlver Dlvlslon ls olghty-three mlles long, and the total mlleage oper ated ls 317. For the last fiscal year tho company had total earnlngs of $5,878, 414 and net earnlngs of $1,716,592, other Incomo amountlng to $9S1,494. The Hocking Valley has a capltal stock of $11,000,000 common and $15, 000,000 preferred, and outstandlng bond Issues to a total of $22,729,000. In January the United States Clrcult Court at Columbus, Ohlo, entered an order directlng the Hocking Valley, the Toledo and Ohlo Central, ZancHvllle nnd Western, Kanawha and Mtchlgan and the threo allled coal companles to dlssolve thelr rclatlonshlp. The road paid last year $600,000 ln dlvldends on Its preferred stock, $440,000 dlvldend on the common stock, and added to its surplus $39<?..'I54. NEW WAREHOUSES S. T. Beverldge Wlll Brect Storage Struc-1 tures on Byrd .Street. PermlU woro issued In tho offlce of tho! Building Inspector yesterday mornlng to ' S. T. Beverldge to erect two large ware- 1 houses on tho north sldo of Byrd Streot between Slxth and Seventh Streots. Tho cost Is estlmated at $18.0CO. Other permlts wero Issued aa follows: M. H. Plddler, to oroct a two-story brick tcnoment, two dwelllngs, on the north sldo ! of Js" Streot between Twonty-third and Twenty-fourth Streets, to cost $5,000. 1 Mrs. L. V. Walton, to repair a two-story 1 framo dwelling, KOO Ashland Street, to cost $100. I Mrs. H. M. Cannon, to repair a brick j store, _C. East Broad Streot. cost not glven. PIKE BROUGHT BACK Wanted Here for Steallng and May Face | Chargo of Forgery. F. G. Plke, wlilte. was brought back from I Danvlllo yesterday by Ootootlvo-Sergcant Wron, belng vrantod hero on a charge of Bteallng $10.:o from C. S. Thompson. It Is sald also that >*lko la to face several ' chnrges of forsery. James Wilson, colored, was arrested on' the request of the Ohlo authorltles. I Abe livana, colored, was arrestod on a I chargo ot steallng a dog from Vlctorla | Peterson. 1 School TrustecB Elected. In Jolnt sosHion laat nlght tho Board of' Aldormon and tho Comraon Council by ananimous voto ro-olectod as school trus tcos for tho Flrst, Second and Thlrd School Distrlcts, respectivoly, Itoland H. Chlldrey, Charles Hutzlor und B. D. Starke. The present term of tho trustoes oxpires Aprll 3. Thoy aro elected to Berve four years. No now candldates wero placed In nomlnatlon. Inspecl Smooth Pavlng. Accompanled by Mayor D. C. RlchardBon. tho Ku.icommlttoo on Streots leaves thls afternoon at 7 o'clock by way ot tho Old Domlnlon steamer for Norfolk. To-morrow wlll bo spent in that olty Inspoctlng tho bitullthie pavlng now belng lald ln that clty. Lump In Stomach Stuarfs Dyspep* sia Tablets willj dlssolve it at] once. Enjoy every meal. Lat your food with *est. Don't klll your stomach. Keep it alive and properlyworkinit. Send for the free trial package. F. A. Stuart Co., 150 Stuart Bld_2.,Mar? shall, Mich. ;? Sold by drui&lsts everyi tvherc, 50 cf s. full sized pktf* Without Debate Upper Branch Transacts Routine Busi? ness. MANY STREET IMPROVEMENTS Corner of Ninth and Bank Streets to Be Rounded Off. Llttle now business camo beforo the regular meeting of tho Board of Al? dermcn last night, most of the tlmo j of a short nnd unlnterestlng sesslon l bolng taken up wlth conourrlng In 1 mensurcs already passed by tho Com l mon Council. None of theso provoked ! dlscusslon. Several resolutlons for : street Improvements wore lntroduceu and passed on to tho approprlate com mlttees. Mr, Adams offered a resolution for cuttlng off a part of tho Capttol Squurc at the corner of Nlnth antl Bank Streets, so as to make tho turn there better for vehlcles and to glve more room for tho sldcwnlk. 4t was rcferred to the Committeo on Streets. A bill was passed In the Leglslaturo allowlng the citv to make thls cbange In the Interest of public safety. ' *-. By request, Mr, Cottrell askedl the appropriation of $11,000 to be used for smooth pavlng on Belvldero Street, whlch went to the Committeo on Fi? nance. Tho request of Mr. Whlttcl that $10,000 be npproprlated for smooth pnvlng on Grove Avenue wns sont to tlio Commlttee on Streets. The ordl? nance for tho consolidation of Rlch mand and Manchester as cortlflcd to bv the Clty Clerk of that clty was received nnd transmltted to the Com? mon Council as a matter of record. Contrnef* Approved. The Bonrtl adopted the resolution of tho Commlttee on Elcctrlcity recom mondlng that tho contract for ductB, cables dnd other supplies ln connectlon ?wlth the municipal electric plant be nwarded to the McCay Engineering Company, of Baltimore. The work ls to be completod ln four months. The monthly report of the Committeo on Rellef of thc Poor was received and fllod. The Commlttee on Ordinance, Charter and Reform sent In a Jolnt resolution that the pay of tho wcighmastor at the First Jlnrket be raised from $D0 to $60 per month. It was rcferred to the Commlttee on Finance. Tho resolution provlding n larger section ln Rlvervlew Cemetery for tho burlal of lnmates of tho Home for Needy Confederate Wo? men was adopted. Budget Concurrcd In. Tho Board concurred in the budget, as passed by the Common Council, nnd ln the followlng other measures: Resolution providlng for thn Inspec? tlon of milk, meats and other food supplies. To pave the sldowalks of Duval Street, at a cost of about $175, to be borne by the abutlng property owners. Ratifying the contract to Sltterdlng Carneal-Davls Company for furnishlng vltrlfled clay pipe. To chango the name of Thlrty-fourth Street from Broad Stroet to Oakwood Avenue to Chlmborazo Boulevard. To allow the Richmond and Henrico Railway Company to op.rate single overhead trolleys, subject to the regu latlons regard Ing other such companles now dolng business In. the clty, the penalty for non-compllance with regu latiohs belng not less than $25 nor more than $3 00 for each offense, each day to constltuto a separate offense. New So-vera. For a sewer on Allen Avenue, to cost $500, and one on Lady Street, to cost $400, to be charged to the appro? priation for sewers; also a sewer on Stato Street, to cost $3,025. For the sale of Ihe houso and other property at Taylnr's Park. To allow W. F. Sea ton & Son to erect a stablo on Harrison Street, near Mar? shall. , ,, . ? . Tho report of Injuries olleged to have been received by Martln Lee O'Nelll trom a colllsion with one of tho wag? ons was received from the Board. of Flro Commlssioners. - Tbe resolution offered by Aldormnn Nelsen that tho City attorney be in structed to acqulre certaln lands for the Improvement of Poplar and Les ter Streets was adopted. TruveliiiK Llhrnrlej. SuppUcd. Tho followlng points ln the Stato have been supplled with traveling li brarles from the Stato Library during the past two weeks: Chllhowio (Love's Mill School), Toano, James Clty county, New Kent Literary Soclety, New Kent county: Hlcks Wharf, Mathcws county; Manchester Graded School; Maek, Scott county; Sparta Hlgh School. Carollno county, and Emporla, Greenesvillo county. Served Twenty-nine Years Richmond Fire De? partment. ? Captain Charles S. Atkinson, veteran soldler and nre-flghter. dled at hls home, 2703 East Clay Stroet, at 6:_G o'clock yesterday morning, after an Ulness lastlng from Saturday. Ho had been an involld slnco Jan? uary, 1008, whon he was strickon wlth paralysis whllo going to a flre wlth hls company. Ho was born January 27, 1850, and for twenty-nlne years was a member of the Flro Department. Ho reslgnod a few years ago on ac? count of physical disabllity. He is survlved by two daughters and one son?Misses Cassie and Annlo Belle Atklnson, and Lynwood Atklnson. a member of tho Flre Department, Dep? uty Clty Sergeant W. T. Atklnson is a brother of the dead flroman, and J. Loroy Spelghts. Clty Electrical In? spector. ls a nephew. Tho funeral wlll tako placo from Lelgh Street Baptist Church at 3 o'clock to-morrow afternoon. r__ptaln Atklnson was a member of Damon Lodge, Knlghts of Pythlas, and a dele gatlon of Pythlanq wlll attend the funoral. A delogatlon wlll also be ap pointod from the Fire.Department. The followlng have boen appolnted honorary pallbearers from Leo Camp, Confederate Vetorans, of whlch Cap? tain Atklnson was a member: John W. Gordon, F. A. Bowry, A. Elohel. J. XV, G. Farror, C. A. Harrlngton, John B, Owons, Jamea H, Goddln and W. B. Mooro. ;.?''?_. Tho dolegation will met at the Camp Hall at ,3:15 o'clock to-morrow. RICHMONDERS TESTIFY Local Me-chanta Appe?r Before Senate coinnilttee on Hlgb Coat of Llvlug. Four Rlohmond merchants?Charlos H. Ktistolburg, of 1708-1710 East Maln S'treot; J. Samuel Brauer, of the Flrst ?Market; J. E. Eubank. of 2623 Eaat Broad Stroet, and R. H. Hawks, pf 738 West Broad Street?were ln Washlng? ton yesterday to tostlfy beforo tho Se? lect Commlttoo appolnted by tho Unlted Statos Senate to oonsldor tho hlgh cost of llving, All testilled, glvlng tho same uvldenco aB hat. been ; givun by mer? chants froin.otUor parts of tho aountry, Thoy. \ver-. on tho atand mpst of tho flay ?*??? ?--?.?? -., * - BsssessoBan DAILY ADDITIONS Are being made to our Spring stock and we are already in position to offer you a good variety to select from. As usual, we lead in style, fit and exclusiveness of fabric. Gans-Rady Company TURNBULL VOTE WAS MT LIGHT Certificate of New Congrcssman Is Dispatched to Wash? ington. Uobert Turnbull Is nt last thc Con? grcssman from tho Fourth Virginia District, succeedlng tho lato Frnncla Rlves Lasslter. Tho State Board of j Canvossers held a mootlng yesterday , at tho Capltol and cnnvassed the ro turns from tho district, and the certl tlcato of cloctlou was Corwardcd to Mr. Turnbull ln Washington Inst nlght. lie may, lt ho chooscs, bo Bworn ln to-day. Kvery voto east ln the district was glven to tho Democratlc nomlnco save one. In Surry county one votcr scratched his namo and insertcd that of Charles T. Lasslter. AB was In evltable, the vote east was vory llght ln the absence of opposition. It vraa as follows: Amella, 89; Brunswlck, ,.6.; Dlnwiddlo. 1S8; Greeneavllle, 132; Lunenburg, 120; Mecklenburg, 36'J. Nottoway, 180; Petersburg, 468; Powhatan, 55; Prlnce Edward, 264; Prlnce Gcorgo. 58; Surry. 113; Bussox, 159. Total, 2.55-1. CASES ARGUED Supreme Court Piirtly Hear* Contest Agalnxt Sffiirlty Llfe Company. In the Suprcmo Court of Appeal* of Vtr- . glnla yesterday tho caso of Pollard and ! Haw agalnst tho Amerlcan Stone Company was fully argued by HU! Cartor for tho ' plalntiff ln orror and submlttcd. Tho cases of Wrlght va. Colllns and Wor loy vs. Adama were contlnued untll next term. That of tho Carn?gio Trust Company and others vs. the S.curlty Llto Insurance j Company waa partly argued by John Plck- ' roll for the nppellants and by Andrew . Jackson Montague- and Allen Capnrton, Braxton for the oppellees, und contlnued j until to-day. Tho next cases to bc called are: Flsher vs. Bordcn and others; Johnson ? vs. Williams and others, trustoos; Mlnlck vs. VVoods: Langford vs. Virginia Alr Llne Itallway Company; Metropollian Llfo In-. suranco Company vs. Mary E. Hayslett;' Woolfolk and others vs. Grave* and others; clty of Itichraond and others vs. Scbonber ger and others; Monk vs. Exposltlon Deep water Pi.r Corporation and others. Theso aro cases Nos. 73 to 88 on the argumviit docket. INSTITUTE NEW ACTION Commlssloners Gordon and M_ann.ni Bring Suit Agalnst .Vlllliuns and Yoder Jolntly. Suits wero flled In the Law and Equity Court yosterday by Pollco Commlssloners Chrls Mannlng and W. Douglas Gordon ogalnBt the Williams Prlnting Company and Adon A. Yoder Jolntly for JI0.000 oach for alloged defamatlon of character. Tho orlglnal suits, instltul.d some tlmo ago by tho commlssloners agalnst tho Williams Printlng Company for tho earao amounts, were withdrawn yesterday, and a now action brought so as to includo j Voder as well as tho company which pub- I lished hlB paraphlou The plaintlffs aro represented by Smlth, Moncure & Gordon and McGufre. Rolly & Bryan. SAYS~IT is spite work Lero.v Hovce ProteMs Hls lnnocence of Serious Charge?Trial To-Morrow. The trial of Leroy Bovco. charged wlth attompted assault on Gertrudo CbriBtopher, tho thlrtocn-year-old daughter of Mra L. T. Christopber. will be held beforo Mag? lstrate T. J. Puryear to-morrow mornlng at 11 o'clock. Bovc-o iwlll be roprosontcd by Attornoy L. O. Wcndcnburg and the prose? cution by Commonwealth's-Attorncy Julian Gunn. Tho accused man rofuses to talk of tho caso except to say that ha ls Innocent, and' that the charges are tho result of splto work on the part of Mra Chrlstophor, to whom ho owed a blll. Qniilltli'.'iiiiin ln Chancery. John H. Montague and Hclon Montaguo quallfled In tho Chancery Court yesterday as oxecutors of the estato of Matllda M. Montague. Tho estato was valued at f 3,000. WLDOUGIA. MONTHS in advance of Easter my designers and shocmakcrs have been busily engaged in creating and completing the most modern footwear in the scason's newest shapes and styles. You are invited to visit one of my stores and inspect the immense stock of Spring and Summer shoes now being shown, Easter models in the greatest variety, all the latest novelties, as well asthe more substantial types. Whatever your ideal of a shoe, you will find it in my stores. The excellent styles, easy-fittirig and long-wearing qualities of W. L. Douglas shoes excel those of other makes. A trial will convince you. union made. *.,_-.c-/-._i.-/-<-</_?.. BOYS' SHOES, $2.00 and $2.50. rAUTION! See tliat W. L. Douglas ___-___-_! * SJSJSJ, imroo is stnmpeil on tlio bottora. TAKE NO 8UB8TITUTE If W. L. Douglas ehoes are not for ealolu your violnlty, wrlte for Mnll Order Catalog, ' W. L. DOUGLAS, Brookton, Mm?. Richmond Store: 623 Eait Broad Street SAYS HE WAS FIRED Claims He Was Sacrificcd ta Satisfy Complaining Dairymen. Dairy Inspector R. H. Curtis ls of tho oplnlon that he has been glven a rough deal by tho Clty Board of Hcaith. Instead of havlng reslgned, he snys ho was "flred," and that with? out reason. Tho Inspector thlnks that ho has been sacrlflcod by the board ln ordor to securo a rellef from the contlnual complaint of tho dalrymon of hls strlct muthods. To show that ho waa summarlly dlsmlssed, he quotca tho followlng lettor from Health Ofllccr Lcvy, undor dnto of March 1: "At a regular meetlng of the Board of Health ot tho city of Kichmond, held laat nlght, lt was unanlmounly resolvod that thc board wlll dlspenso wltb your servlocs as Dairy Inspector on and after Aprll 1,1910, and tbe chlcf hoalth ofllcer wa? lnstructed to make known to you thls action of tho board." Tho story told by Mr. Curtis lg a lonp and Involved one, and wlll flnally flnd Its way to a settlement ln tho courts, suit huvintr already been lnstl tr.ted. About a year ago James Bell wood and other tlalrymen brought charges agalnst Mr. Curtis of dlacrlm lnatlon and unfalrncss. which wero heard by tho Board of Health. After a number of wltnesses had been cx amlned, the charges were deelared not to be sustalned, and tho Inspector wnn commended for hls faithfulness. Re? cently ln a hearlng on tho Throckmor? ton dairy blll. Mr. Bcllwood renowetf his charges wlth some bltterness. Slx days after Mr. Curtis received hls let? ter of dlsmlssal, he sned Mr. Bellwood for damag-es, and tho case 13 now pcndlng. Ofllclals of tho Health Department deny that there wa.s any agreement to drop Mr. Curtl8 and to provlde a boairrt of appeal lf the Throckmorton blll was not orepscd. The blll dled on tho House calendar. and accordln?f to th<_ statement. Mr Curtis Is rcplaced for thc good of the service. CEN_TB.lt, Y. M C. A. TFAM DEFKATS CHRIST CHCBCIl Th? Indoor baseball team of the C?ntral V. M. C. A. defeated the CHrlst Church Assoclatlon last ni?:bt In tho central cym naslum by a acorp of 29 to .. Tho vlsitors wero ne-er in the game after th? btoivI Innlng. Twlnlnsr s'ruek out seventeen men. whllo Hay fnnned four of hls opponents. Hav gave four b.ses on balls. The llne-up of the teams was ns follows: Central?Ewell, Chernault, Bruce. Graves. M. F. Lnwrence. It. M. Lawrenco Bnd NeaL Christ Church?Stutz, Hay. y.vson, Evans. F. Murdock, C. Murdock. Lowry, Avery and Stcrling. LAWLOR SEN'DS F?R TW'O OV HIS PITCIONU STAFF Manager Lawlor haa writte.n to Pltehera Jackson and Brooks. both or whom llve tn Virginia. asking them to bo In Richmond on Frlday, two days ahead of tbe rest of tho try-outs. Lawlor wants hls men to get ln condltlon f>s quickly ns posslblo. and readtly accepted Mr. Bradiey's suggcslion that the two pttchers he sent for. John Waymack. of Manohester. will also be ln hls baseball suit at Broad Stroet Park on Frlday. J. E. Merrymnn Dle* Suddenly. James E. Merryman dled suddenly yesterdav mornini.. Hls wlfo was not aware of hls d?>ath untll sho trled to awaken him. Mr. Merrvman -was an iron workor at thc Tredegar Iron Works. He had been under treatment for heart. disease for some tlme, and lt Is supposed that death resulted from. that affectlon. Ho was a momber ot Laurel Streot Methodlst Church. Ho leaves a wlfo and one son. Muslcal at Union Unlverslty. Tho annual spring muslcal of tho Vir? ginia Union Unlverslty orchestra wlll take> place Frlday evenlng at S o'clock. Tbe feature wlll bo a plano rocltal by a grad? uato of Oberllri Consen'atory of Music. Tho attendanco Is oxpectcd to bo largor thaa ever before.