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HUNDREDS OF BEAUTIFUL White Waists for Spring Ynu can find moro different istylcs of Waists at Miller 5; Rhoads than if you visited a great manufacturcr. Tlie tailored suits and tlio separate skirts being so fashionable means that pretty Shirtwaists will be in demand, and we have prepared abundantly to meet your wants. Forty styles of Waists, eitlier the Plain Tailored Waist with laundered cuffs and collar. or the soft, sheer Lingerie Waist, trimmed daintily with lace and eni broiderv. at ....-. Ihe newest designs in Lingerie Waists, trimmed with line quality lace and fine tucks, vcrv spc- fiJO OP* Cial at. *bu.uO Clever Waists for Women, exclusive styles and some? thing that will appeal to every one who desircs fl*Q f\(\ styJe as well as quality_. ?_P?3.?UU of Foulards and Pongee Silks is Endless Perhaps that is why so many women are buying them; perhaps, too, that is the reason it finds favor in Paris, though whatever Jhe reason may be, thc fact rcmains unchanged that these Silks are extremely popular this scasoii. There are enough colors and designs here to please the most fastidious. Cheney's Foulards will be exceedingly pop? ular this season for both street and evening dress, We are showing beautiful lines of these silks, 23 inches wide, in all the new QC shades for spring. at, yard. OtJC Black Tussorah Shantung' Black Serge Shantung. Black Pongee Shantung . 1.00 yd. Pongees, in the natural shade in thc fash ion's leading numbers this season. We are show? ing a wide range of these fashionable silks. The prices range from 59c yard for 28-inch Rubiayat, and run gradually up to $2.00 for a Motora Crvstal. -/j Bimis OOZED ' Gilbert Hulcher, Struck With Brick, in Critical Condition. lllr-d eeta Gllhort Hulcher, Hon of ex-Police man Louls Hulcher, of 735 Brook Ave? nue, tvho wns murderouslj assn nn Brook Avenue and Le"ljrh Sl Snndav nlght, wlll probably dle hls wound, Ilo ile.-' nine in ilm Clty Hospltal, where it waa sald inst niKht that hls chance for rocovery is tk tremely doubtful.j liis skull waa frac tured by the tdrritlc impnct nf the half brick htirletrat hlm, arid hla brain owed from the wound. Yoinitf Hulcher wns accdmpanled by Beveral boys. and was on iii.-- way home when the attack occurred. Sovoral of hltf tionnpitnioiis became Involved i;i il...-.i.it. eh* parlor 5, wlth .1 operatlon r'-i-raiiu*.! but aftpr lax into a. WBKSTIJM. MATCH TO BK Hl.l.i, l\ CITY AtniTORir.M The w-r<-etling match whl< !-. w.-ij t0 ha.-f* betn htld at (h< Flrst 1 ....... W. L. DOUGLAS *3,$3^?&*4 SHOES Boys* Shoes, $2.00 & $2.50 W. L. Douglas shoes are the lowest price, quality considered, in the world. Their excellent style, easy fitting and long wearing qualities excel those of other makes. If you have been paying high prices foryour shoes, the next time you need a pair gi ve W. L. Douglas shoeu ? trial. You can save money on your foot wear and get shoes that nre just as good in every way as those that havo been costing you higher prices. If you could visit our large factories at Brockton, Mass.,and see for yourself how carefully W.L. Douglas shoes are made, you would then understand why they hold their shape, fit better and wear longer than other makes. UNION MADE. Fast Color Eyelett. '' ? AK"rio.Y -w. U I).)iiBl?? namesDd nricsli lUcniirdc.ritlir l.ottiuii lu proitn Iiu- w.-.u.-i ij-miui k!i!h prlcM hmii/if,-ri(.-r ?li._i?. 'I',iL?i \,.Nul,m. tutr. II W. l?I>uuzl*s thoi-s im- >,. | ti.r -..ile in JGill VlL-ilutJ, wrir (or Mail iliil.i C.;l.il.,K. W. L, DOt'li.'.AB, liiutltun. MiM. iiiniaim;tta &uwciujj?_i. &Mt urmA tiitssh ES ELECT .ESTRIES Episcopal Congregations Hold Meetings on Easter Monday in Accordance With Custom. Vestrymen were elected at many of tho Epi.oopn! churches of Rlchmond yesterday, lu most cases the same offi? cials succeedlng themselves. Changes in the maln were only in cases of death or removal from the city. Among those holdlng thelr annual meetings yesterday, the followlng elec- | tlons were reported: ??t. I'aul'M, Kev. it. W. Forsyth, rec- I tor. Vestry?B. Ran. Wollford, Dr. George Ross, Wllliam C. Bentley. | Charles Davenport, Judge R. Cartor Scott, Judne Beverly T. Crump. B. R. Muntord, John B. SToung, Frederlck W. Scott, W. Frank PoVvors and E. Ran? dolph Willlams. Iloly Trlulty, Rev. .1. .1. Gravatt, rec tor, Vestry?Thomas Atklnson, Jos. M. Hnll, T. il. Baskervill, E. A. Baugh man, C. A. Crawford. .1. Sidney Daven? port, Jr., Jonn S. Glenn, John W Gor? don, Edw. C. Mayo, John B. Minor, W. Brydon Tcnuant, A. 1'. Wlltner. Emmanuel, Rcv. E. E. Osgood, rectbr. Vestry?H. C. Beattle, J. S. Bryan, T. P. Bryan, R- N. Cross. Win. Ellis Jones. John B< Lmld. 11. T. Maloney, AtlgUBtUS .Mordecal, Frank W. Nelson C. C. 1'lnck nev, E. D. Redd. T. C. Redd. Meilde M.orlnl. Vestry ? D. C. Zyl 5tra, W. W. Friend. George Paul,, E. E. Early, W. L. Prentiss. W. F. Rex, E. J. Weymouth. Holy Coinfoi-lerj Hoctor. Rev. John Hallowell Dickinson. Vestry?E. S. )..-.-?-. \V. Meade Addison, James E. T.yler, Jr., G. J. Freedley, R. C. Salns bury, B. T. Smlth, A. D. Wrenn, W. T. Smlth, i' G, Rurton. R. S. Morris, F. Ellls jones, T. A. Stanford. Kpipiitniv. Barton Heights.. Vestry, Thomas C Rufllni Howard Whitlock, Thomas Armstrong, H. T. Ingalls. E, D Redd- R, Jeter Jones. Walter K. Dunn, E. D Smart, George W. Brlght. 0. M. Mooors, Charles A. Nesbltt, Gar St. .Inrk'H? S. T. Beverldge, F. D. Beverldge, R. C Carter, Hezekiah Har? ris, Emmett Harris, Wllliam T. Tyror, 3eorge W. Latlmer, W. A. Snlder, Pow hatan Nash, A. Stanley Kratz, J. L. Epps, J s. Pattorson. . Christ?John S. Gregory, Thomas Polndexter, C. H. Burton. J. R. Day, .: .*?. Gregory, J. L. Gregory, George W W.i. 111. C, I. Roblnson. J. W. . : ?:-.- J L. Willlams, II. B. Taylor, st. Jiimrs, Rev. W. Meado Clark. ree tor. Vestry?E. B. Addison, Boswell Alsop, Ja.*. r. Gordon, Jas. Caskle, W. S, Gray, O, 11. I'unsLen. Murrav Mc G.ulre, s. W. Travera. Preston Cocke, W. Mlnor Woodward, S. G. Wallace, Dr. Jno. N. Upshur. St. Indre.Ta, Rev Thos, Semmes, rec tor. Vestry?A. C. Ri-dlord, F, E, Scott. C. E, Shepherd, C. J. Nowell, C. W. Anderson. W. R, Smlth. B. V. Palmer, E. 0. Traylor, C, M. Henley, J H, pick erson, Jr.. A. M. Mav. St. -nilre-tv'K, Rcv. Thos. Renmies. rec tor Vestry?Captain Jno. F. Mavor. F. J. Cralgie, J. D. Welsh, M, T. Mussen, c. ii. Mlnor, Wm. S. Blankenshlp, R. e. Duvall, R. A. Llncoln. Jas. E. Estes Samuol Frlschkorn, .loiiiim.-nlnl, Kev. .Tns. w. Morris, rbctor. Vestry?W. R. Yarborough, Rlchard ll. Meade, John M. Tuvlor, Lewls C Willlams, Ben B. Valentine. Walter Chrlstlan. Geo, AV. Warren, Powhatan Breeden, Chas. H. Watklns, John L. Willlams. THANKS CAPTAIN CURT1S Lea Camp Appreulatta Work of Riclimond LenUlatirF-To> Confederate Soldiers. 1 aptaln .lonn A. Curtls. a .nichmond ' of the HoiiBe of liulpgaies, re. ? ?? - ??' rday nu officini oopy of the foi ,; reiolutlon unanlmotiHly adopted by. t: K. Lee I'limp, Confederate Vetorani: "neiolved Thai thu thnnkn at R. B. L?e Camp, No. 1, Conf.doruie V. lerium. l?* '-..rntri \0 n?n. John A.. Curtle, a m_ui Houia of lieleualfK and n member . i camp, for hln patrlotlc eervlcoa In Ip.irortuctii, anrl m-ourliiB the -ia__ut,-<_ of an i. i by the General Aia.mbi.. or Virginia ii uI.iiik u obllgatory on the part of he ... department* of the state covernm m r ?-.? Iho nreferenoe 'in the employment lulllllill Se rate noldl ll Deud. ?nliu _r ih yeam Larui Broilieri Company, dled Bunday In Rie vn*. Klnla Hospital in tlio flfty-fourth year of hls age. fialhnino waa -.vell ltnow'n aml ilked ... ti... entlro tobttCfO u.uly. Building Inspector Beck Will Formally Condemn It To-Day. Jn the appeal of Major !_. T. Prico, of tho First Reg-irhent, made to the Board of Safety yestorday protestlng agalnsi the rullng of Bullding In? spector Beck that no more wrestling matches were to be held In the Sev? enth Hireet Armory, the inspector sprung a surprlse by saylng tliat tho structure was unsafc. ile stated tliat ho was unwllllng to assume the re sponslbllity of havlng crowds congre gate in a htiflding which mighl col lapse at th?* cost of many llves and much monny to the clty. This state? ment was mml') to the board after Major Price hnd agreed to place sta tlonary chairs ln tlie drlll room ac cordlng to the provlslons of the Build? ing Code. As only the question of complylng with thr ,-odc as to the disppsltlon of tlie spectators was he? fore the board, no action wns taken mi Mr. Beck's assertlon that ihe build? ing was untlt to he used. lie was, however, Instructed to re? port the fact in wrltlng. Hls letter will be In the hands of the ."\Iayor thls mornlng. Mayor Rlchardson stated tiiat on re *c-ipt of the commnniiation he would 'iiusf* the armory to hc- closed, pend dr- the declsion of a board of engin ;.-rs, who would he appointed to pass m tlie condltlon of the structure. ifeanwhlle, of course1, all diilis and ithletic contests will he disconttnued \ meetlng of the ('.rounds and Flulld ngs Committee has been called for o-morrow night, at which a request vlll he mado for tne use of the City Viiditorluni fnr tlu- next ?vrestllrig tontest, which ls scheduled for Mon lay, It ls expected that the use of hat bullding wlll be granted. ln speaklng of tlie matter last nlght, nspector Beck said that the armory lad been in had condltlon for some Ime. and showed letters to Major lunsdori Cary. then ln command, for ilildlng the use of the drlll room on he second door for battallon drllls, nni allowlng only company drllls on lie iiiaiii tllior. The bullding was veakened by the construction of tho iew houso next door last fall, and Mr. te.ik says that since that tlmo other msafe places have been found. espo ilally in the foundatlon. The struc ure, he sald, was bullt many year* ago, and ls dangerous in spots from tlie roof to thc foundatlon. Richmond Can Annex Manchester Without Increasing Her Debt BY II. It. POIiLtAItD, .IFt? Chalrman Flnn nor Committee, Itlchniond flty Council. The MitgneHttonn ndvanced by some or the npcnkcrx ln MnnchcHicr Mlio nre onponltii? cnnnolldntloii thut Itlclimmid Ih nut (Innnoliillv nble to com l>ly with her imrwiiieiil in positively foollsh. Unless some cntastrophe should overtake n?, Bichmond In now lu cnndltlnn, tliruugh her Slnklng Fund, to piirclinse nll thc bonds tlmt nhe mny winh (o Issue, without (lie nlii or nsslstnnce uf auy brokers or bankers, Here nro the l'notn that prove id lletirecn July 1, thln yenr, nntl Febninry 1, 1011, Ihe Slnklng Fund wlll be ln thc markot forltlehmond clty honds to the extent of.9308.600 (10 From February t, 1011, to August l, inn, to the extent of. l-irias.T oo From August t, 1011* to, February t, 11)12, to tbe cxtont of. .'....'. iso!?x7 oo Totnl t<? luvent hefore February 1, 1012.S5S0 "00 00 The Slnklnir Fiiiul wlll Iiiii.-iim- for the next ton renr.s nt the rule of not irnn il,,.,. 930O,pqp per nniiiun. Thln In u very bonservntlvo estlnmte Ilelw.en now und Juuunry 1, 1020, only $B8,000 0f oi|t?tan?ng bonds mnture' und they wlll he iiald ut miitui-Hy, \,.w my Ideu about how to llnnuee thr Mmiehester proposltlon l? to Uhiie bonds ?? hulld thc brldges nnd put the KIUI mwln? ovt,r <u?r ngrredi tel the Slnklng Fund buy thc honds, und nll oun he doue without u slngle oue of our bonds golng on the market. (ir course, l thlnk thut Iho looul brokers Nlimild luivr ii ohiiiioo ln bbl |,lr (liein ?11('i i. ., hid iiu* Slnklng Fund thoy oun got them. There hns never hoon'ii tlm*' when tho olty wlnhed to borrow money lh?t |,or hct tlnnnolnl frlend. John V. Ilruiieh, wns not ulnd to let hpi* hnve li. . '""", FIGHT REAGHES SERIDUS POINT VntiitCdrisoliclati'on S p cake r Makes Violenl Attack oti H. C. Bcattie. DENIAL COMES PROMPTLY ?ir.-t Ward Citizcns Chccr for Union of Cities. in the most excltlng of all the neetlngs attendliig tlte flght ln Man licster, George P, Eggleston, addrosa ng a gatherlng of antl-consolldatlon sts ln the courthouse last lllght, be ame personal tn a degree ihat nmy >-t bring the cohtesl to n polnt more .Mlmis than fl flght of ballot.. Keyed p to such n pit'h- that hc evldently ork'ot himseu. he declared that ho nd been told ln hls o *. hnll hy a lllzen, that only the ni- grndc of tanchester cltlzens we're dghtlng nn exatton, nnd thai all tne good people ?ould enst thelr votes i l' the unlon. At (Irst Mr. Eggleseon refused to iscloso the name of hls lnformant, aylng tbat hls absence would make it njust, bul boing ursred to name the ian he said that he was n. C. Beattle, ne of the most prominent cltliiens of lanchester- Bellovlng that he was ils.nformed, a delegatlon conslstlng f T. IL Nlchols, Fred nnd Svivan Patoh nd Jamea F. Bradley went to Mr. eattle's home. Itrnltle Uenlr_ . Inteinent. Mr. Beattle denled that he hnd ever ,.,,-,. ;,,...? .i-i, h Btntemeht, and snld'i iat as far as he knew ho hnd never iet Mr. Eggleston. La*-'- nlpht neither r Beattle nor members of the Con illdatlon ciub htol declded what ac on, if any, they would take about r. Eggleston'a utterances. The meeting I" the courthouse Ust Ight wns marked by stormy proceed igs. lmpassloned ^>l violent otit 11.-ts. caustli and satlrlcal remarks, iout_ and threatenlng crles tor po -.. pr.otectlon, and tho presence of tho nny consoltdatlonlsts precipltated igry and often futlle raps for order t B. M. Robertson. the ptesiding offl ?r. Clinrlcs Psge Spenks. Charles L Pace said tlmt thc two -,-en peas on the consolidation sign ere rather the Images ot the two ollards, senlor and Junlor, than hitn ? L ond D. L. Ful) lam. "I love my city. I want to save her om the destructlon that threatens. Ichmond didn't want her whon she as practically bankrupt. Now she offerlng to pay for what she ,urned yeara ago as a free glft. Ful i;i ha bei n n parl of Rlchmond for irtv s'ears and to-.in\ she ls waiting [l| ror protectlon from floods." Money that should have gone to enrlco, he declared. hnd frotie to the sautitying of Monument Avenue and Ichmond thoroughfares, "Rlchmond last year ran $513,000 ?hind her actual receipts. and she ?e won the trust fund dedlcated to enrlco county. She has broken her lth with Henrlco!" ln reference to Clty Attorney Goofl yn nnd Rlchard B. Davls. he o. iimed: "Are you going to Petersburg to re rt tho sworn statements of two city flcers!" He asserted that Mr. Davis's Ftftte ent that in any contract which wns cal the law provldes for lts en rcement was unworthy of any law -Dld he (Davls. teli you yon could ?t any more than __deo.Uate' liro pro ction? lle slrhply told you the or nancc wa? all rlght. and you swnl wed lt llke n sttcker 'swallowing it. "And he went Into the Klorles of nsolidatton, and I say lt was an In 11 to the citizons of Manchester. and is outside the tunctlons of a lawyer. 'Pollard represents these lawyers. ? went outside of hls functlon as a vyer and interfered with the rola .ii between cllent and ciient." Teorge p. Eccleston took lhe stand, d In a thundorlng volce and flcry nner ex'horted hls hearers. ?You (consolldatlohlsts) went to tershttrp: to hlre Mr. Davls to come ro and cuss Terrall. Can any good ng como out of Nazareth. You are Hns- to the clty oC Rlchmond noth : and getting nothing." t was here thc speaker made the nck upon Mr. Reattie. Pho Antl-Annexatlon Leaprue will -et in Anderson Hall to-night at 0. All tre Ipvlted. I'ollie nnld Alleged Resort. ine Washincton, colored, who wai flned the police f'oiirt yosterday morning on Q barge of runnlng an ob.jectlonabl_ re U. waa arrested last night on llie sam_ rge in her liouse at 313 West .Marshall pel. glx other poople wero tnlcon out anrl ested b.v lhe offlcers who mado tlie raid. Rrlef Cotincll Sesslon. h- Common .'nunrtl wns In session for a ? mlnutes lnst nlpht for the purpose of lng on a resolution approprintlng $10,00(1 piirohnse of addltlonal grounds for tlie Rlnln State Falr. As lt could not bo sed on t!.? night offered the resolution i placed on the table. nnd wlll be acted n nt tha next regular meeting ot tho mc.Il. "PIE 1IIIIC" OF STREET F ln LTsttal Ward Scramblc Outly ing S c'c t i o n s W.in. AFTER HENRICO RAILWAY Subcommittcc Named tu Report Whether Any Progress Has Been Made. When Counrlltnnn C. K. Richnrds Dresentod to ihe Committeo on strooi? [ast night. tho apportlonment of the 1100,000 fund for streot Improvement .: agreed upon i>v n recenl caucus held >>? certaln membors of tho commlt oo. thore was but ono dlsseriting volce, rhe protest came from Councilman lohn it. Bllley, of Monroe Ward, whose lonstltuency was alloted the smallest m.nt ..f any ol' the seven wards. Mr Hiiey stated tlmt lio was not nt (lu* 'ple baklng," aiul oonseouentiv Monroe .Vnrd got left. ii.. reglstered thi* blg est kind of a klck, and i.itterlv lio-. valled tho fact tliat he had not boen| n hand to take up for lil.-) people, ilioin lu* pathetlcally descrlbed an lecdlng more than any others. As a last resort, he moved that $500 ach bo transferred from Henry and effcrson Wards aud placed to the I--1!! of Monroe, There wero manv hut when It came to a vote t h,. only momber of tlm coin ? :?? vote uye. Tho others. whlle some of thom wero not jtisi ? ed, saw ihat it wa;-, the wlse ? ? ??? let well enough iilone. The epori was then adopted. The M ind \p|ii,ri|o,l?M.iit. Followlng is tho apportlonment as lents, $>...i 1.900. Madison >ehts, $7.0 2,400. Henry lents, |6,0 l.L'on. Monroe Ward?General lmprovements curblhg ond gutterlng, $5,500 Ward ?General lmprovements curblng aud gutterlng, $4,900. -.?ii Ward?Genernl Improve $9,500; curblng nnd gutterlng, lia.il Wh nl- General Improve $6,000; curblng aiul gutterlng, Ward?("lonoral Improvc ? >. curblng nnd gutterlng, Ward ?General improve 10; ? urblng and gutterlng, W rd?General improve "t. curblti* and gutterlng. riilni; ln Falrmonnt. ? of al. lorltiK l mt. the nlth & ddei s. ii-ndi-il thi- app tht e\per,.li. >lng ani ..f Falr tln n Falr new street wlll be ap ?ity, one to i, .- tges to propert] lount by reason o ork. Threo of i! olntod?om- from tl. [?lecled from the cltizens ot I-alr lount, and ihe third to be selected -. thoso two. Thov wlll assess all amages, aml thelr declslon wlll be cmsldered linal. Eneroachments on ie south side of Hanover Stroet, be .veon strawiierry and Klm Streets, er? ordered reniovcd. Ilcnrloo Itullwny inn-. A liill of $|i) for demurrage. sent to ie Clty Engineer by thc- rtlchmontl id Henrlco Rallway, was brought to ie attentlon of the committee. Mr. olllnp; was nol certaln that it could erally be paid out of tlio deposlt as irt of the constructlon expenses. It was rulcd thal lt was a part of le expense Incldent to buildlntt tho >ad and was ordered paid. The ore mtation of ;iiis blll brought uu again io old iinentitui of what tlu* company as doing towards gettlng lts llno into orklng order. Mr. FergusBon wanted report made at once, so tliat the >mmlttee mlght know .iust what the atus of aflalrs was. As ;i substltuto. r. Bllley asked that a committee of tree be appointed to lnvestigate and ?port pri Kt'css, lf any. Thls was irried, and Messrs. Bllley, Richards ul Fergusson were named. Alderman Nelsen asked tliai the Clty nglneer be authorlzed to mako a map tho property along GUlle's '.'reek in ili-r to ascertain how much of it be nged to the clty, Some Street Improvement*. '"ounollman Lynch offered a rosolu on ihat blds be asked for curblng id gutterlng tho east and wos* '*i?s Jessamlne Street, between Venable id Carrlngton Streets, the blds to be iturned by April 16. Mr. Pnllook wanted the Mechanlcs llo Turnplke paved between Venable root Hnd the corporation llno. nro ded the consent of tlie proporty vners could bo obtained. ln hls turn. Mr. Richards wanted as for paving wlth grunlte spalls ?? city's part of Oakwood Avenue. om P Street to the cemetery Kato: r paving, granolithlc curb and gut rs, ..n both sides of -N" and O Streets, itween Chlmborasso Boulevard and lirty-third Streets, and that tlie Clty iglneer mako an estimate of tho cost extendlng Broad Street from Thirty v.-nth Streot io the Government Hoad the rallroad crosslng. Many other in.ir .stroet lmprovements were oft'er l>y other members of thi- conimit Xew Street (ur Barus. Attorney A. H, Gillgon, representini? e VlrglnU Railway and Powor Com iny, appeared before the conimlttee. Klng that tho ooinpany be allowed run a spur track from tho Broad reet llne to tlie corncr of Harrison ul Clay Streots, whero a new sub atlon will soon he erected. Ile stated at tho present stibstation on West ?oarl stroet would bo moved to tliat int. and lts capaclty inereasert to ?o uplts. ihe extonsion wus allowed. r. Gulnron also hronprht up tho uuos m'-pf maklng over to the olty cortaln operty in tho \\ o-t Kna for streots and close certaln stroot-; for tlie use of o company after the ereetlon of tlio w barns. lt was declded that. tho uter ho taken up nt a mo.etini? Frl y night, wlion property-ownors in o vlclnlty wlll bo heard if there e any complaints lo bo made. TAXICABS FOR RICHMOND .'Iimond Transfcr Company to Kstabllsh New Motor Service. 'ho Rlohmond Transfer Company yeater V declded to establish a laxloab aervlro llou of carrlni-.es, and several niaclilti-.a ro boon ordered nnd wlll be horo by lh? ddlo of Aprll or tho tlrst of May. Tlie eblno used wlll bo the Alco car, mann tured by Iho American I.ocomotlvo Com ny, two of whloh aro now ln tho clty ser e. The now sorvico wlll bo iip-to-dato av.ry partlcular, and, it ia belleved, wlll a dooldori benefit to the transfor trafflc. ho rato or chargo for tho taxis has not b*en detormlnod. but lt wlll b? govorn by local usagi, and condltlons. Othor ?? wlll ho ndded as fast as thoy can ba Iverod from tlio factory. Murria-i.* I.lconne*. lx-rnnrrlBito llcenaos wero Issued yestKr .- in tho lliistliigs t'ourt. Tlio canilklatos matrlmonlal hoiwrs were Charles 11, ii's, Jr., aml Bertle A, Huekner; XV, Allen iVBll, of Orango county, and Annlo I? lltea; FratiU El. Ames and t'nrrle 0, 'Iffht, ur Ilaitlfiird county. Md., who woto iiletl by "I'araon" Mlko .Macon; .losepll Burley and Alnia I.oouu Walter, ot Uhlngton, D, C: Sheridan P. Dowdy and th j), winii, and J. _bynch Hubbard and "Ktiiia U, Neivman. We carry an assortment of Linen, Mo hair and Worsted Auto Coats ; also Gloves and Caps. We also have the latest styles in Chauffeurs' Suits in khaki, corduroy and cheviots. All ready for immediate de? livery. Gans-Rady Company RULES TO ? BOYS'COM PRIZES Superintendent J. D. EgglestOR Tells How Contcstants May Be Enrolled. &uperlntendent .1. D. Eggle-ton, .Ir., of the .State Board of Edui-at Ion, who I" taking much Interest ln tlio prlzo for corn-grou Iiik. haa Issued a clrcular givlng tho rules govcrnlng the corn petltion. Every boy must be a rogulur nt lendant al school^ lio must be rocpm neiiried by the teacher and approved the superlntendont, ,*iini he must lave an acre on whlch to work. Thn ichool work ls not to be lnterforcd .vith, and one who neglects hls studtea Imll be dropped. The leacher ls to jlvo at least thirty mlnutes' Instruc Ion each week to tlie competltor. The laine nnd addresa of the boy and of Us parent. or guardlan, must be kept n each school and a dupllcatc i opy nust be sent to the divlsion superln endent, to Pr. s. a. Knapp, of the lureau ?t Plnnt lndustry, Washlngton, >. C, to the Department of Public fn itructlon In Rlchmond, and t., t. o landy, Burkevllle, Va. Each boy wlll he requlred tr. ,|o hls >wn work, except the flrst plowlng of he land and the puttlnp in of the Irish anrl sweet potatoes. If lio bo too small to ilo thi:*. EDLLECESlUDENT HIT BI BASEBALL [esse Brown Suffers Fractured Skull When Struck by Foul. Jesse Brown, of Newport News, sec ?nd baseman on the Rlchmond College nseball nine, was desperately Injured n .1 game with the Unlon Theologlcal iemlriary team. on tlie semlnary roun.i.-*, yestorday afternoon, and tho hances are that he wlll not recover. Irown was standing on the foul llno, ear Ur.-;: base, when he was struck ver the temple by a foul bail. He layed through the next Inning, but tter fell unconsclous on tne fleld, and ,a. removed last night to tho Vlr inla Hospital. An operation was per ormed at -:_o o'clock thi.-, morning, nd it wa.s suid the patlent wlthstood as well as could hnve been expected. he skull is severely fractured. Brown i a law atudent. SAY UNION WILL WIN Ir.l Wnrd Sleetlng tn Bnthunlastlc for i i.n .i.ilitn i i.-.ii. G. B. Tyson, formerly justlce of the &ace, wus tho llrst speaker laat night t tlie meeting of llie Klrsi Ward coii ?lldationlsts at Slxth and Hull Lreots. Ilo -snid in part: "Consolidation Is no .?w idea wlth me. Por years I havo lallzed that Manchester is too close to Ichmond to be successful wlth a sep "nte clty government." Contrastlng the two cltie_<, he avcred iat the majority of _.Iani*l_e_3ter citi ?n.s went to Richmond for a llvell JOll. ln spoaking of Mr. Pulliam's remarks ?out Crutchfleld, he asserted that the ieaker was appeal int,- to tlie crimlnal cment in the audlence. "I iiellevo it ls for lhe best interest Iworklngmen to ratlfy tlio ordl ince. I bbelleve we'll do lt." Mr. McOritder tliouglit that consoli ition was nearer accompllshment now ian at any tlme previous. He de ared the "nntis" showed bad tastn hen tlie.v dld not protest against the gallty rif the ordinance at Judge iristian's sitting. The Richmond Transfer Company ARE AGENTS AND SELL European Steamship Tickets for All Transatlantic Lines Rates and sailings on application. 809 East Main Street Telephone, Madison 3836 What Does Tag Day Mean? It means that by your charity a visiting nurse is sent to every quarter of this city to aid the sick and stamp out dU ease. Obey That Impulse and Buy a Tag MONDAY IS TAG DAY APPEAL GRANTED IRRIRCESUIT Supreme Court to Dccidc Who Is Entitled to Reward Offered by Mrs. Williams. Tlie .Supreme Court ot Appeals ye_ terday granted n wrlt of orror and supersedeas ln the case of Buek against Nance, from the Law antl Bqulty Cotirt of thln clty. The case Involvos tho miit of l? jl Nanco, former Jaller nt tlio Clty Jatt, ng lnst Jir.n. s*uc Willlams Buek, fr>r the whole amount of the reward. $1. 000, offered for recovery of valuable jewelry. Mr. Nance found through a, "spot ter," Honny lloy, where tlie money was hldden by Sam Turner, who found lt in a Pullman ear on which Mr.. Buofc had i.n a passenger. Turner was taltoti ln hanrl hy Captain A. M. Tomlinson, then head of lhe Dctective Department. and the Jewelry wa* .<_ Mr. Nari eo of lhe Uw and TBnulty ni. .1 the whole reward 1 ? bot police offii-rK contend should have heeii cqually Th. ii>-tion of thf* Supreme Court hrltip*. th. c;i_e to th?).Appollato Court c-r rovlew, EARLY II MA? Plan to Hold Road Contests for Automobiles Meets With Enthusiastic Reccption. Vlrglnia ls to have an automoblle endurance run early in May, and .**, second, tvlilrh will extend into North Carolina, parly m June. The Tinifn Dlspatch has ofT-rcl two large i cups as prfz. s for a "Vlrglnia" rttn and a "North Carolina" run?not e race, hut a Journey ovor the roads wlthln iHcertafn what ?? ?? i i At a meetli rimes-I ilspat ti.i* tli plan ;h Buildlng, a nuniher of nthuslasta were present, ii twenty ile'irle.i to enter Virgliila" run, whleli wlll Noi tli Carolina." .Tha nak- the t!r.-t enduraneo est a three-day affair. The route vhl.h will probably be Belected wlll bo o Washlngton, by way nf Frederlcks nir-r; then t<> Fairfax, Manassas, Cui teper, Orango and to Charlottesvllie; hen to Louisa, Ashland and home to tlchmond. No schedule can be defl iltely anndpneed untll "sanctlon" haa leen secured, i,ut there seems to be Ai those wh ii were present last tlR-nt at Tho Tlmes-Dispatch meeting vere <">ii. M. Alfrlend, Dr. ]?. M'. Bas ett. C R- Rlchartlson. L_ _>.. Foster, .. A. Folger, l_ C Willlams, B. A. tlenner. Nlxon Ball, Dr. W. If. Parker .r. B. A. Hord. F. V.'. Gordon and El nore Hotchklss. I.etters were read from Dr. R. Angus? .li-holH, I'. V. Norton, .1. H. Murstellf-r' md others advocatlng the plan and I iri. ml.. 1 ti k co-operation. Kxtend City Hr>n_e .Sewer. Tho Commlttee on Hcllcf of the Poor' int laat nlnht and nr-ominendod lo tho, 'ouncil that the sum nf $6.0 bo approprl tetl to .xtcinl the City ITomr. sewer to: onnect wlth a drain Into Shockoo Creek. Xew Quarters for It?-h. art-al. On nr-oount of thc, fact ihat the Central/ '. M. C. A. ivill soon bo ln thr. course of c-.noval to lt* nr-u- home al Seventh anrl 'runkllti Htarnut tha r..h._rnal3 of tha i'ednesday Club wlll hereafter bo held lu lurphy's llotcl.