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Friday Specials in the "Men's Corner"
Men's Auto Gauntlet Gloves at the Right Prices These Gloves are sold clsewhere, but at much higher prices, Guaranteed to be in perfect conditlon, fit cor rectly. Bought from the largest manufacturcr of Auto? mobile Gloves in the world. Mcn's Tan Gauntlet Gloves, large stlff cuff, perforatcd back to allow circulatlon of air; tight wrlst string, the only perfect arrangc ment to tlghtcn gloves at wrlst; made of thc best horse hlde and sold cvcrywhcrc at 55.00 and $6.00; our speclal to-day ,<PO QO Mcn's Black Auto Gauntlets, large flcxlblc cuff, perforatcd on back and flngers, string attachment at wrlst, sold every- <PO OC where at $4.0(1; same Glovc here for. i$?*.C*0 S3.00 AUTO GLOVES, $1.75?Black Gauntlet of wrlst (PI JC length, thc same cut as a higher prlcc glove; speclal value at ?_?I ? I O 50c SILK HOSE, 29c?Men's All Silk Hose, "Phoenix Brand," only about 120 pairs, all perfect goods; colors, black, tan, navy, grcen and grcy, double heel and toe; always sells foi. 50c per pair; ^Qp this lot speclal. __i ?/?_. MEN'S GAUZE LISLE HOSE, 17c?These Socks are all in perfect conditlon, Imported from Germany, double solc, spllced heel and toe, in all thc wclghts, made to sell at 25c and 35c; thls spe- 1 *"7_ clal at. * ? "-* _ FGR POST-OFFiCE JI Su i sut CU1 Sm ant mc dlv Sui Baltimore Contractor Is Lowest , in Competition for Richmond Federal Building. Tslnetccn birls wero submltted to tho Treasury Department ln Washlngton j me clty yesterday for tho work of rocon etructlng the post-ofllce, courthouse and , custom liouse at Rlchmond. The total | por avallablo appropriation is $800,000, and Ku_ the lowest bldder is J. Henry Miller, | wh of Baltimore. who offers to do tho | -work for $578,407. not Including | re jilumbing. hcating and electric wlrlng. Thc blds were as follows: Xorcrosn Uro*licrn Compnny, Wor rr.sfcr, Mn__., 8007,000; XV. A. Chenter mnti, Rlchmond, ?007,702; Noel Con ntr iift Ion Compnny. Baltimore, Mil.t 3000,000;'The Cliarlci. MoCnul Coin pmiv, riilluilvliiJiln, 8027,0005 Johu Glll & Sons, New Vork, 8057,000; Henry Smlth Sons Company, nnltlmorc, 8005,- "~ OOO; J. Ilcury MHIwr, lm-., Unlllmore, Pl? S57S,H)7} J. E. -_ A. 1_. Pcnnock, PU11- L0 mlclphla, $0OS,40O; George Ai Fuller < Company. Xcn Vork, 8031,000; M. P. ? ci AVeU_, Phllmlellihla, 8027,020; Chnrles blt llocrt/. & Sou, Grand llnpld_, Mlch., tlu *7S0,OtM): Crmini -.. Compnny, riitludcl- tcc Uliln, 8070,10'-.; W. II. FlHBCll -t Com- pa pany, New *iork, *r. 10,".. 11 _( 11. J. I*t-lp_ -? Wl Newport New*, Vn., S?r>..,000; ConnerM an Brothert. Company, l.owell, M ns?., *?15,- lo 000; Luke A. llurkc & Sons Co., Inc, New Vork, $034,000; R. 1-. HennlUBhuiu, W New Vork, 80211.785; JnmcN ?. Donk & te ..ompnny. Phllndclphln, 804(1,000, nnd A Ivinu liiimlier Compnny, ClinrtutU-H- \v ??llle, Vn., 8712,500. n_ Tho varlous blds will be carefully v, gone over before the contract, for tho a proposed work wlll bc awardod. XV. t) A. Chcsterman was the only Rlch monder entering the competition. BIBLE STUDY CLASS Mnuy Gnthcr nt Ceutcnnrj- C'lmrcU to Hear Ml__ Tnylor. Tlie Blble Study Classes at Centon ary Church, under the guidanco of Jli.s Taylor, are growing daily in intere.t. Thc meeting yesterday lnorning was wore largely attended than any pre vlous one, and tho nppreclatlon of hor ?harmlng personallty and the deep Bplritual Import of her teachlng brlngs a. hearty response from all present. ? On Sunday afternoon at _:30 a meet? ing for young peoplo wlll be held at ihe Church of Ihe Covcnant, and on cach afternoon of noxt week thc Blble classes will-*,-- br(,Jd at that church. All are copdla-Hy li'vited to attend. Cold .StornKi' Ordlnnucc. xt. Ttcprescntutlves of thoso io bfl afCectcd Zp "_iy the ordinance offered by Councllraan | j Hir-Ohb-.g as lo cold storage products j ]y wlll appear before thc t-ommlttee on Onll-. _f nanrc, Charter aud Reform lo-night. Th? | meeting wlll be open to the public. and ull I are nsked to expres themselves. The haelt ' him nnd the undressed fowl incasures will also come up. SUPR-WE COURT .001 TO ADJOURN Decisions Are Expected Within Day or Two?Yesterday's Proceedings. Only ;_ few more cases remaln on tho docket of the Vlrglnla Supremo Court of Appeals. Tlio date of ad? journment ia as yot unceriain, but it Khould come by Tuesday at the latest. A sesslon will be held on Saturday, whlch is umisual, and .lt ls posslble, if one or two of tho remainlng cases aro submltted on l.rlcfs without argument, that by to-morrow afternoon the court wlll have adjourned to meet at Wythe? ville ln June. lt ls expected that some decialoni. wlll be handed down before the ad? journment. S.veral important mat ters are to be declded. Proceedings yesterday wero as fol? lows: Metropolltan Llfo Insuranco Com versus Ilayslett, Submltted. Woolfolk vc-rsus Graves and others. Argued by S. P. Powell and It. Ii. Gordon for the nppellant and E. W. Carter for the appellees, and eub nriitted. City of Rlchmond versus fSe.lionborg* er. Partly arguofl by Henry TL., Pol? lard and B. T. Crump for the appel? lants,' and* contlnued to. to-day. , Tho remalnlng cases on the docket nre: Monk versus Exposition Deepwatcr TMer Corporatlon and other_. Edmund non- and Reekcs. recel vers, versus Potts's ndmlnlstrator; Lane Brothera Company versus Bornard's adminlstra? tor j Norfolk and Ocean View Railway Company vnsus Cousolldated Turnplke Company, Wlckham nnd Northrop, re relvers, versus Green, Children Cry FOR FLETCKERS C ASTOR IA ATER COMMITTEE pplies for the Department for the Year Bought From the Lowest Bidders. 'hc Council Commlttoe on "Water t yesterday altcrnoon at 1 o'clock thc purposo of acceptlng tho rc t of the subcommlttce on blds for lplles ot tho Water Departmont, Ich were referred to lt at tho last ular meetlng. 'hc wards mado accordlng to tho ?commlttce's report were aa follows: :tlng and rofllllng trenches, I. J. lth & Co.; gate valvos, brass work 1 castlron pipe, H. B. Frlschkorn: tre?, J. L. Llndsay; flre hydrants, ldcd between the Southern Itallway iply Company and tho Smlth-Court ,? Company, gasolono englno anel -np, the Sydnor Ptimp and Well mpany. )wing to thc fact that ln opening s, tho subcommlttee ovorlooked the l of T. A. Barry & Co., which was . lowest, thc action of tho commU In awurding tho contract for rc vlng over service, connectlons to ;lnbrunn & Co., was reconsldered d the contract awarded to the .vest bldder. Supertntonelent Davls, of tho Water orks, was glven permlsslon to at nd tho annual convention of thc merlcan Water Works Assoclatlon hich meets ln New Orleans next lonth. Mr. Davls wlll Invlte the cnn enrlon to meet ln thls clty next year nd wlll probably be nccompanled or io , trip by a representatlve of thi haniber of Commorco. BARKSDALE MAY WIN uilh Boston Mnu .Vidcly Indorscd fo Stato Rank Exanilner. rrlftiids of Charles C. Barksdale, of Soutl >ston, bellovo tliat his chances aro goo< securlng the appolntmenl to the offlcw o ate Bank Kxamlner, a posltlon creatoi tho recent act of tho Legislaturc Th :i contalns no emergency clause, but lt 1 iderstood that thft appolntment wlll b uio by tho .State Corporation Commlssioi thln tho next few days. Work begin July 1. Mr. Barksdalc is cashler of tho Soutl >ston National Bank. Ho was formerl slstant cashler of tho Flrst National Ban: South Boston. Ho is a graduato o chnvoad College, a member of tho Stat ?mocratlc Commlttoo from the Slxth Con esslonal District, and a son of Judgo \S Barksdalc, one of tho bost known citi n8 of th0 Southside. :11s appllcatlon, it ls understood, ls high indorscd by bankers of hls district an other scctions of tho Stato. Dr. Knlr to Speak. Rev. James Y. Falr, D. D? pastor o 'estmiuster Presbyterlan Church, wll ldrcss tho young people of tho Vlr Inla Rallway and Power Compan jnday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. J. A plesel wlll render several selectlon -i the zlther, and Mlrlam Head an ?mil I-Oblnson wlll slne a duet. Al lose connected wlth thc company ar ivlted to bc present. NEW RICHMOND PASTOR linv, D. OLAY LII...Y. 1>. r?? I'uhtor ul Uruco Street Pieabytcrluu CUuicli. INVITED TO JAIL City Scrgcant Satterfleld Wislies to Show lmprovements Under His Rcgimc. USE OF CITY AUDITORIUM All Parties Mtist Put Up Dcposit " for Possiblc Injurics to Building. After passtng a rosoltttlon reciulrlng itll organlzatlons uslng tho City Au ditorlum to doposit wlth tho Bullding Tnspector $100 lo covcr any injurics to tho bullding, to bc refundetl if no j damago ls dono, tho Committee on Grounds and Bulldlngs last nlght gavo I permlssion to tho Tuesdny Club, a colored muslcal organlzation, to hold Its llfth annual pcrformance thero af? ter tho festlval of the Wednoatlay Club thls spring. Lcd by Counollman Buford, several members of tho com- i mittee spoko on thc matter. Tho flnal | vote was unanlmous that tho request j ot tho club he granted. Llko othor | meetings of the klnd, thoy wlll hc j reeiulred to pay $50 por nlght and $25 . for matlnees, to covcr expenses. The committee adopted tho estlmato i of tbe Bullding Inspector for $.1,500 for fuel and lee for tho threo nr morles, and tho Clty Engineer's report of $25,000 for grounds. Invltcs Members to .Inll. City Sorgeant Satterfleld nppeared beforo tlio committeo asklng for more money for lmprovements <it tho clty jall. Accordlng to roports mnele by tho Bullding Inspector, the amount allowed, $2,000, has already boen spent. Ilo ask? ed for an addltlonal approprlatlon of steam laundry, shower baths antl :i new' kltchen. It was recotnmendeel to the Council. Mr. Satterfleld and mem? bers of tho cmmltteej wlll appear be? fore tho next meetlng of thc Flnanco Committee. Incldentally, Mr. Satter? fleld Invited the members of tho com? mittee" to vislt the jall and lnspect changes made slnco tho new roglmo was inaugurated. Mr. Spenco offered a resolutlon call? ing tho attention of the Stroot Com? mitteo to the fact that the Virginia Rallway and' Power Company was now charglng two faros to Joseph Bryan Park, and requestlng thc committee when tho questlon of rcvlslon of fran chise camo up, to arranco for a slngle fare wlth trnnsfers to any part of tho clty. Ho also offered a resolutlon ap proprlating'$00 to bo set a^lde for the malntenance of an athletlc field and baseball dlamond near Oakwood Cemo tery, for tho uso of. thc Church Hill Sunday School Athletlc League. D. M. WHITE WILL RUN Former Meml>er of CouncU Ile-eutcrs RnCc Froui M?iU.s?n Ward. Former Councllman Davld Meade White will be a candlelato for the j Common Council from Madison Ward, I which he has twlco before represented. : Mr. AVhlte ls an attorney hy profession, j anel was an actlvo member of thc lower branch up to two years ago, when he ellel not offer for re-electlon.~ Hc proposcs an agjrrcssivo campaign on hls ??pcoril n= n former member. Emmett C. Davldson ls the latest candldate for the CouncU from Jeffor? son Ward. His cards were posted yes? terday. M. L. Boyle, whose namo has beer mentloned as a prospectlvc candldate in Marshall Ward, says he wlll no mako tho run thls year. REMITS HIS FINE s i Justice Crutcbdeld Grants New Ilearinc l o; XV. V. Gorelon?Other Speeders Reported. ^ | Justlco Crutchfleld yesterday remitted ; s' Qne of $50 Imposed on XV. F. Gordon, wh i was convicted several days ago of runnln n | hls automobile fastor than tho law allows y . A rohearlng was hold in Iho caso, B. _A lt I Blemior, who has also been convicted nn f i flned, will bo glven a rohearing to-morrow o I Preston Bolvln, J. A. Branch, Ivan Maltb and George O. Itcuhl wero roportod on Blih ilar oftensos yesterday. Tho alleged viola tlons occurred on Tuesday, and tho report wero mado by bleyclc pollcemon. Mr. .Gor don had many wltnesses at tho rohearln jesterday, Includlng soveral members of th Clty Council, who wero ln hls car at th tlmo of tho alleged speodlng. Had Too Much Mouey. Justice Crutchfleld yosterday contlnued charg0 agalnst I. E. Gulbrandson unt March 26 ln ordor to allow llmo ln whlo hls sanlty may bo tosted. Gulbrandson ha S710.27 ln hls possesslon when ho wns ai rested on a chargo ot drunkenness. Ho 1 snld to havo fallen heir recently to a *10, 000 estate. Ho camo hero from Albert Lci Minn. RISH HONOR PATRON SUIT Banq'uiet of Hibcrnians at Ma sonic Temple Is Brilliant Affair. ELOQUENT SPEECHES MADE y E Day Bcgins With Solcmn High Mass at St. Patrick's Church. Irlsh-Amerlenn patrlots to thc num? ber of several hundred gathcrod last nlght in tho Masonic Tcmplo to cele brate ln fenst aml song tho namo of St. Patrlck, tho patron saint of Ireland, and to hear agaln tho oft-toltl storles of Erln's great men and woman of Erln's anclent woe. And whllo thc Irlsh mon nnel women of Richmond woro thus eclobrating the day wlth joyous feustlng uml wlth religious ob sorvance, lt must bo remembered that ln overy clty on tho globe, from be? neath tho farthost glimmer of the Southern Cross to thc farthest reach of the Northern Llghts, wherever thore was gathcrod together a gallant band of Erln's sons, the storled llfe ot good St. Patrlck was glorlfied nnd homo rttlo for Ireland was sunjr. Yesterday every Irlshmnn wore a sprig of grcen, or.iMematle of Ircland's hanner. Aud evory son of Erln had on hls lips a blltho HU of tho romance, tho tragedy and the hope of llfo ln tho Emorald Islc, whoso sons to-day follow and fight undor overy flag ln tho world, anel who, like thoEngltsh men, mako their homo wherever they hang thelr hats. Irlsh Mcloilles. County Presldent Thomas A. Red den preslded over the ceremoules laht nlght. and Introduced tho speakers. Slnglng ot Irlsh molodles lnterspcrsed tho courso of thc banquets, and speeches ended tbe celebratlon of a day which has not Its llko ln all tho calendar. It Is comparablo only to Chrlstmas. for St. Patrlck ls known and remembered thc world over, and overy Irlsh man knows the story of hls llfe, how ho convertcel tho pugans to Chrlstlanity and how ho drove out from the shores ot Ireland thc snakes which had lnfested her every hill and vale. James J. Crcamer was tho flrst In? troduced as tho banquet ncared the last course, and he .spoke on "Thc Day Wo Cclebrate." He told somethlng of tho story or St. Patrick's life. and said that St. Patrick's Day is the Irish man's hollday, wherever ho may be. He sald that on a recent vislt to the old country hc had been tmprcssed wlth thc purlty of her people, and had found that the Irish aro posscssed of two partlcular Instlncts?love for God and alleglanco to tholr natlvo land. MukCM Better Cltizens. Mrs. D. J. Roblnson, head of the wo? men's auxlliary, spoke on "Our Order," glvlng tho hlstory ' of . the women's branches. Sho said that the Anclent I l Order of Hibornlnns. wlth its allled or- | ' ganlzatlons, ls tho largest Cathollc or-|' ganizatlon ln the world. Sho said thatj ] tho lovo for Ireland made the Irlsh t better cltizens of the United States, for all are loyal Irlsh-Amerlcans. | i John J. Blako told the story ot | 1 Robert Emmet, ono of Ireland's lead- h ing patrlots and heroes, who was ex ccuted for hls loyalty and martyred 1 for hls cause. llc spoke of tho good ' frult which Enunet's llfe bore, and < told of how t.hc dogs which had lapped j his blood had been drlven from hls;. gravei and of how the calumny which ;' had beon heaped on hlm in llfio had, boen changed to a panegyrlc as hls j quulltlea aa an Irish patrlot had bo-, come better known after hc had gone to a martyr's death. ! i Maurice A. Powers dellvered a flne ? l!oraiiot. on "Iretand," praislng Erln' 0 ? anel condemnlng England for her past B i courpo in reference to home rule. He '?' spokb of Ireland's greatnoss anel of her. ?' struggle for liberty, calling upon all1 ? to lend their strength for thls devout- : ? ly dcslred consummation. | Tlie Irish ln Atnerlcn. I l\ In hls dellveninco on "The Irlsh in j ' Amerlca," Samuel L. ICelley sald that . ? tno Irlsh are part of the blood, brain ~. and brawn of every land. Ho rcmlnd "0 ed hls hearers of the debt the world 0| owes to the Irlsh people, for no race has done moro than that "handful of poor, persecuteel peoplo ln Ireland." ? Ho 6ald thnt they have fought under every llag, m every land, not as mer- . cenartes, but as loyal patrlots flghting, 11 for thc cause of tholr adopted land. j lt "They are at homo in overy land," he j d said, "becauso they havo helped to i '-I mako every land," and he sald that no , 31 day ls so uulversally celobrated as - St. Patrick's Day. Ho gave ,a long, '?illst of Irlshmen arid men of Irlsh de-, scent who havo taken a leadlng part in the upbulldlng of tho United States. I Last?for woman must always have ]the last word?but not least, was Mlss Agnes Fcrrlter's trlbute to "Woman," who, sho sald. has always finlshed what was bogun by men; who has always taught tho Irlshman his loyalty from hls crndle. anel who, though she was tho oue first to liuroduco troublo Into tho world, has been tho one most to undertake tho burden and rosponslbll Ity which comes ln tho struggle for; happlness, peace and progross. | Siilcniu High Jlaii?. i The celebration of tho day was be-! gun wlth servlcos in ' St. Patrlcks | Church. whlcli was packed to tho doors. Rev. Father McKoofrey was the celo brant ot tho mass. . Father Charles' acted as master of ceremonles, and ? tho Rov. Davld Coleman as eleacon. i Bishop Van do Vyver occupled a chair! ln tho sanctuary. Flfty aoolytos in, surplico anel cossack asslsted at tho servlcos. Tho sermon wns dellvered bv tho Rev. Joseph Olenn, glvlng an able eulogy on tlio llfo and servlces ot Ireland's patron salnt. Tho two.dlvl slons of the Hlbornlans wero mus tercd nnd marchocl to church by Chlcf Marshul John Toefey. WHITLOCK GETS VERDICT A-variU'il Sl,r>iiu iu Suit Agulnut Amci' icnii Lootiinotive "Works. ,,In the suit of II. M, Whitlock agalnst tho Amerlcan Locomotive Worke, whlcn hns boen on trial ln tho Clty Clrcult Court for several days, tho jury yos? terday rendered a verdict 'a ward Ing the plaintlff $1,500 damages. Motlon of tho counsel for the defense to set ashlo the verdict was conlnued, Tho ense wn? on it? second trial. On tho first hen rlng Whitlock wns glven 1-1,000. rt was appoaled and remnndod by thn Court of Appeals for another trial. Tho appeal was* granted on ono of thu lnstructlons glven by Judgo Scott. Iiuililiiig nnd Kopulr Permlts. Tho followlng pennltB woro issued In thc offlce i,r tho Buildlttg Inapoctor yestorday: E,. li'. I'olndextor, to oreot llvo detachod brick ilweliiugg on tho north sldo of Stuart Avonuo hctwoen ISlm nn Cedar Stroots, to cost $15,000. Mary Porry, to ropalr framo dwolltng, 803 Rlnitli Plno Htrcot, building.ono roon. on tho bccoiuI story In tho rear, to cost $100, ? t'lllltulll llONHltMIX llUl?rOV_ll|_. , Captain Vlrglnlus Bossleux, who hns noon u pntlon't at, 'Uio.Rotreftt for tho Rlck ls Improvlnff,' ILL IN EVERY WARD nthusiastic Meeting Favors Consolidation of Richmond and Manchester. Ef DATE FOR ELECTION ourt Proceedings To-Day Be? fore Judge Christian, of Lynchburg. That N. P. Bailey, ono at tho moat lblic-splrltcd cttlzenS In Manchester , all that pertalns to tho onward arch of hls clty, hnd dlsavowed hls Ul-annoxatlon impresslons nnd had Ion convorted to tho pro-factlon, camo i a climnx to tho cltlzcns assombled i tho hall at Slxth and Hull Streeti. st night to hear why consolidation tould bo furthered, because lt'waa potent Issue for the future of Man loster. Tho crowd was not turhulont. No itter, lmpassloiied words wero ex ?essod. All was orderly and/peacc ilc. Every ono seemed lmbued'with ie Importnnco of tho questlon, con ?dod to havo a momentous bearlng pon Manchcster's history. Alonzo Holt, one of the three city ssessors, sald that ho was In a posl on to know whether annexatlon nr ictod tho assessment questlon. Ho ?sertcd lt dld not, and that tho law > pronounced lt. Now York, that great clty, cxtondod s corporato llmlts and no complalnts ivo been heard, ho declared. "Wlth all clue respect to Manchester. c aro poor people?worklng people? nd we wlll have a much better op ortunlty ln annexatlon than' la the ast." ' j Kxpct't* Overwhclmlng Votc. j Out of 113 -iiialified voters in tho 'Irst Ward, T. J. Nichols belleved Ighty would be east for consollda lon. That thc worklng people would o greatly benoflted; that tho police orce, the flremcn and othcr offlcers .ould receive increased pay wus a , act, ho stated. j "Wc shnply givc up our name; girls ?ly. up thelrs every day when they et marrled. Fometimc-s they regret . t, however." Thc Flrst Ward. particularly, ho aid, would be beneflted by factory ulldlngs, and more opportunftics for ?fork. ?'Consolidation must be a rlght good j proposltlon. You know and 1 know hat we are having converts to thc ause every day. Why, thelr mlnds lave been poisoncd by mlslcadlng tatements. When they see the facts hey come ovrtr to our side. Vote Ight on election day." Pompey Andrews, tho next speaker, ;ald ln part: "History shows me that .lanchester is older than Rlchmond, md whero ls the progress she .-as nade? so'me object to the name >f Washlngton Ward. No namo ever Utered on mortal tongue has boen lold higher than George Washlngton. t is well to throw our lot wlth some :lty whlch is maklng progress." Every Wurdi tor It. J. P. Jones spoko at some longth, out the Interest of the crowd never .altered. "I think tho marrlage of Rlchmond ind Manchester wlll be approved by svery ward ln our clty. At the givlng up of our name, the gong wlll bo sounded, the march started, and somo wlll foel sad, but wo Bhould not allow sentlmental reasons to come in the way ot progress. That amounts to nothing in tho face of beneficial re? sults. "I have groat respect for tho oppo? sltion, but not much falth ln the man ner ln whlch they Inform thenisclves on thls question." He spoke of Uichmond as tbat "no ble, historlcal city," whose growth had been marvelous and phenomenal, and said that the population of Manchester would be 25,000 ere long as a result of consolidation. Carter C. Jones, the last speaker, told of tho proposed Freo Bridge, and thought It would probably he dubbed "lovers' lane or klssing- bridge," be? causo of lts beauty. Proceedlngs will bo held in tbe Cor? poratlon Court thls morning to set the date for the election. It ls expected to be on Monday, Aprll 4. FIGHT TUBERCULOSIS Three Doctors Dlacustii Prccnutlonary Mensuren at MctliOiII_t Institute. In tho interest of the flght being made to decrease the death rato from ttiberculosls, Ors. Truman A. Parker Glles B. Cook and Gerald A. Ezeklel last night gave tho second of a series of interesttng lectures at the Metliodlsl Institute. Ninoteenth and Maln Streets Dr. Parker. as the maln speaker of tht evening, lllustrated ' hls lecture, whlcl* was favorably commented upon bj other mombers of hls profosslon. Th< purpose of tho meetings Is to intoresi the cltizens In thls section of tho cltj in the matter of using ovory possibl. care and to tako procautlonary meas ures which may provent a spread of tht disease. Hold Court lu Alexandrla. Judgo TDdmund Waddlll, Clerk Joseph r Brady, Marshal Smlthera and District At torney Lewis attended tho gessjon of th< Unlted StntpB Dlstrlct Court lt\ Alexandrli yesterday. Tho enso argued was on an ac tjon brought by tho government to condomi certaln landB in Vlrglnla for tho establlsh ment of a ivorkhouso for tho Dlstrlct b Columbla. f}unli_._ for Prnctlcc. James O. Shophcrd, ot Powhatan county quallflod yesterday for practlce. ln thi Chancory Court, I General Railroad and Steamship Office i Reservations made and tickets sold for all EUROPEAN LINES Baggage called for and checked to dcstination. Richmond Transfer Co., 'Phone Madison 3836, 809 East Main. , J, M. DUNN, Supt. C. O. ALLEY, :Mgr, Ticket Dept. SSRS-S MEN'S SPRING SUITS^PL * tfl A flA WORTH UP TO $22.50(villlitC .piV.VV roys* spring surrajfL ; djonc "WORTH UP TO $7.S0,(l/im>tC $L.UO Both sales represent goods'carried over from last spring and summer. Sale continues to-day and to-morrow only. Gui_s-Ra# Company Rev. D. Clay Lilly, D. D? Corn? ing to Grace Street Presby terian Church. Rov. D. Clay Lllly, D.D., of Nlcholas vlllc, Ky., who received and accepted n cnlt ^extended to him by Grace Street Prosbyterlan Church to'becomo Its pastor, to succecd Rev. Jere Wlthorspoon, D. D., wlll arrivo ln Rlchmond and enter upon liis dutles as pastor the flrst sunday in Aprll. Or. Lllly ls ln tho prlmo of life, not yet fifty years old, and Is wldely known throughout tho Southern Prea? byterlan Cliurch. He Ib rccognlzed in varlous church courts as an aotivc presbvter, always taking a promi? nent part In the dcllberatlona, and u_ a del.ater and cxtemporanoua speaker, stands as hlgh as any amongst hls Preabyterlan brethren. Dr. Lllly haa wlth marked ablllty fllled many posi? tions ln the Southern General Assem? bly, bcsldcB that of pastor ln many chuijches. ?At one time ho waa called to tako charge of the splrltual and financlal department of tbe forelgn mlssionary work of the Southern Prosbyterlan Church. llctoro finlshlng thls Dr. Lllly was called as speclal Held secretary for the South*-of the Intcrdenomlnatlonal Laymen'B Movement and has Just com? pletod a serles of oonvcntlons, ln whlch he has shown remarkable or ganlzlng power. Dr. Lllly was chosen to head thls Laytnen's Movement, not only on ac? count of hls consecratcd life. but be? cause hls personallty fitted hlm, ln a I spoclal tnanner. for leadershlp ln mat tera of that sort, possesslng, as ho does, that strength of character and consistency of life which claim and hold the confidoncc ot thoso who know hlm. I Aa a preacher hc ls earnest, forceful ! nnd cffcctlve, and as a pastor, dlllgent, I falthful and sympathotlc. ln ovcry church Dr. Lllly has served ho haa won and held tho confldence and af I fectlon of tho people among whom , he has labored. | 1 A uewspapor correspondent ln one ot hls fornier flelds writlng about Dr. Lllly, says.: ?'Riclunond ls to bo congratulated upon the fact that Dr. Lllly has ac? cepted tho call cstended hlm to be como pastor of Grace Stroet Presbytc rlan Church, and that ln a short tlmo he will be clouely Identlilcd wlth evory Interest of the clty that tonds to Ita | betterment and especialiy of its splr-i ltual upllft. Hc la a Chrlstlan of tho highest typo, and the power for good of his personallty ls felt ln any com , munlty, where ho resldes." I Dr. Lllly was born at irvlne, Ky., In 1890. lle graduated, taking tho do-' greo of B. A., at. Central Unlverslty of Kentucky. He took hls theologlcal ..ourse at Unlon Theologlcal Scml- j nary and was licensed to preach by Transylvanta Preiibytery, of Kentucky, j In September, 1S93. I He was ordalned by Loulsvlllo Pres ' bytery, of tho Southern Assembly, ln 1894. ,j For.two years Dr. Lllly was pastor ! of tho Preabyterlan Church at Frank- \ | fort, Ky., and ln 1896 became pastor of ' tho Tuscaloosa, Ala., Preabyterlan' Church, whero hls scrvlces brought ? hlm consplcuously before tho South? ern Presbyteilan Goneral Assembly, ' and groatly lncroased hls Influence ln his denominatlon as a preacher and 1 debatcr, i From Tuscaloosa ho went to Winston ? Salem, N. C.. and remalned thero untll . two yoars and a half ago, when he 1 was. selected as the organlzer and dl [ rector of the Laymon'B Mlssionary j Movement. Dr. Lllly's cxecutive ablllty has boen greatly shown ln' tho varlotia ' conventions held by him throughout 1 tho* South. . Somo year3 ago he marrled the 1 .daughter of Rev, 13. O. Guerrant, D. D., Prosbyterlan mlnister, of Kentucky. McNIven Siien IfU Mother. ? . Before Judge Orinnan tn the Cban . cerv Court yesterdav arBrument was i heard In tho caso of PhHin McNIven, - who seoks to recover from hls "mother, i Mrs. Amclia M-NIvon. a *1._0O interest - ln a S3 000 nlern of pronertv, M-Nlven's t nction ls for Glndv*. Colton. hlB warO. ? He claims that thp amount wn? lent ! hls mother to nav for tho -pronertv and wns the proc_.d_or lewolrv left in , his charge hv tho chlld's^ mother. Mrs. i McNIven says thnt her son has rio clalm on her for tho amount. SMITHWILLOIE THIS MORNING 3overnor Will Not Interfero i With Sentence of Electrocu- . j tion for Murder. Though Governor Mann has agreed to lostpono the exccutions of Eugone Dorsey, Rlch.ard Plncs and Calvin lohnson, negroes, who, wlth Henry Smlth, colored, are charged wlth the nurder ot Walter Schultz, a Chicago irtlst, ln Alexandrla some monthe ago, iho cxecutlvo has rofuscd to lntor lero wlth tho nentenco of Smlth, who wlll dlo In ihe eiectric chair at an sarly hour thls mornlng. Tho crlmo for which tho nogro Ib to be olectrocutcd ls regarded as one o? tho most brutal in tho State. The trial of tho negroes attracted wldo .prcud attentlon, a sister of tho dead artist coming to Alexandrla to proso cuto the murdercrH of her brothor. Smlth turned State's evldence, tblnking to bo relleved from tho death penalty. Aftor ho had been convicted as the last of the four, he declarod that he had been led to mako thc confcsslons, and that the other negroes wero Innoccnt. The judge, ln passlng sentence on Smlth, deelared hlm to bo a vllllan of tho deepest dle, and stated from tho bench that whercaa ln most cases ho had sympathy for a condomned man, that ln the caso of Smlth ho felt no regre.t at passlng the sentence. Sniltji gieatly feared lynchlng, but the court asburcd hlm that thc utmost protec? tion would bo glven him In order thnt thc law be fultllled. Smlth's attorney has been ln tho clty the paat fow daya trj'lng to pro curc a stay of sentence. It ls belleved that thero may bo some chanco of a cdmmutatlon of sentence for thc other threo negroes, since they were chlcily convicted on the testlmony of Smlth, later admltted by hlm to bc perjury. PREVENTED SERIOUS FIRE Cltl_?.n See* Ftnme* ln Clrnnlnir llntme and Quickly ReportM to Flremen. Whlle Mrs. Cllneyo Halston. of 2401 East Broad Street. was away from hor place of buslnoss yosterdav nftornnon. a citizen dlscovercd a flre"ln he<" tlyo Ing and cleanlnor establlshmcnt. and but for his vlgliane-e serious cr'nso quences mijrbt havo resulted. Men-i ber6 of tho department forced an en trance. but beforo they could cxMn gufsh the llames the rafters under tho lloor had catiRlit and tho flre was sprcndlng ranlillv. Th" darnatre wlll probably amount tn jf.n. Tho blnzo was startee" by coals rolilner out of a stove. ASNlstant Chlof T.nfTo. ln e.\ amlning the DremlRes, found n larttu sunnlv of RnsilPne. nnd Mrs. Ha'stnn wlll bo prose^uted fo>- cnrrvlne- moro of thls exnlosive thon tbe. law allowK Tho al.irm of flre w,i? turned ln at 6:10 o'clock. The rifiron refnsed to glve hls namo Or address. Qualllicatlons in Chancery. XV. L. Boyd ejuallflcd In tho Chancery Court yosterday as adminlstrator for tha estate of Mra. Julla B. Boyd, valucd at $11,000. Davld Kaufman ejuallflcd aa adminlstrator of the ostat0 of Abruham Elaon. Thc prop? erty was valucd at $_00. Look for Clarciice Herbert. Tho police hero havo been asked to locato Clarenco Herbert. scventeon year* old, who left hla hom0 ln Washington, D. C-. several days ago. Ho was ln business with hla fathor beforo ho left, and is belleved to hava had a largo sum of money. miMEiiuii ME IM PROGRESS Churches in All Sections of the City Holding Special Meetings. ,? Revlval' servlces wero hold last nlght at the Grace Street Baptlst Church, the Plno Streot Baptlst Church anel tho Union Station Methodlst Church. Each of tho servlces was well attended; and at ono of the churches many lato comors wero turned away. Dr. Laws, of Now York, one of the most distlngulshed pulplt orators ln tho East, spoko to an inimenso congre gatlon at tho Grace Streot Baptlst Church on tho toxt, "Thoro hath no temptation taken thec, but such as is; common to man; but God ls falthful, and Wlll not suffor yo to bo temptod abovo that ye aro able, but wlll wlth tho temptation also mako a way to,] i escape, that yo may be ablo to bear. j lt." Rov. J. B, Hutson, D. D? the pastor.* I.asslstod by Rov.' C. ,?5. Blaokwell, D. D? of Norfolk, conduotcd tho servlcos at ! Plne Street Raptlst Church. Thls f?o-. . rtes of moetings ,has boon. golng onfor' i more than two wooks. _,Slxty-four con ' fesslons havo boen mado, At the Un? ion Station Methodlst Church tha mootlnga aro belng conducted by the ?Rev, Georgo F. Greeno, 'asslsted by tho Rev. XV, R. Prootor and tho Rev. W. Asbury Chrlstlan.- ? Police Court Cases, JuBtlco Crutohfiold yeaterday contlnued! chnrgos of hlghway robbory agalnst C. A>%v Boclsnor and Lloyd McAlllster. Tlio menii I aro itllogetl to havo robbod Wllllam G. Pott- . it and -stolen llvo .10 notes anel a gold watoh. ? . Tho caso agalnst T. G.'plko, who ls held on four wnrrants for forgery,. was ' also contlnued in tho Pollco Court yesterday, Wllllam Clarko, oolorod, waB requlred to S'va J100 aocurlty for thirty,daya. Ho WM wargod with steallng Jfii.io from Thoiuat Duvls, color.a.