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NEED OF SCHOOLS (Uontlnued From First Page.) and wlll loave an oiornal ntamp on tho cducailon of tho country. Nccessary Mncltlhery, Mechanlcs, said Ijr. Mlins, are neocs sary. We liavc great Stato systoms, and now thero ls aotncthlng approach lng a natlonul HyHtom. Tho great teacher bncomes an educatlonal ox pcrt, and the throad of system runs from tho prlmary teacher to tlie pres? ident of the greatcst unlverslty. Yet thoro ls danger of forgettlng thi dynamlca. It wero better, ho said, to tcach llteraturo lnstead of the hlstory of llteraturo, Tho soul of llteraturo ls what muat ,.o taught. He hoped the time would corno whon historlos of Engllsh litorature would be abollshed from the currlcula of pub? lic schools, "I pload," he aald, "for mon and women who wlll teach llter? aturo. Whenevcr tho masses of a pco plo havo como ln contact wlth liter aturr there has been an intcllcctual revolutlon." Llbraries, he said, aro of no uso lf used as ornamonts. Students are taught 1/atln and Oreek wlthout knowlng there ls such a thinjr as Latin and Greek llteraturo. So wlth French and German. Many a studont ls on tho outslde of stibjecta, when he mlsht bo Inslde with vital and splrltual power. ? "The porsonallty of tho teacher," eontlnued Dr. Mims, "Is all that saves the maehlnnry of cducatlon from being moro machinery." He told toachcrs to bo strong in nilnd and In body, to get ln touch wlth the Inflnlte, to cllmb th? mountain top at tlmes and get a glimpse of higher things. Mr. Maphls said that tho board of examlnors works for and under tho supervislon of the htate Board of Edu catton. It Is not n flfth wheel, he said, but an admlnlstrattvo body for the pollcles of the Stato Board. Wlth tho Stato spendlng rnllllons, ofheers to expend it wisely nrc neccssary. Some teachors thought the boarc worked a hardshlp on tnem by re rjulring examlnations In things they nov<*r expoct to teach. Yet, he argued, theso things. raise the standard. Thoy protect tho schools from the low gradc, tlmc-sorvlng teacher. MIs flg uros showed a remarkable lncrease In higher certlficatoa under the work of the board, wlth a decrease ln ccrtlfi catos of thfi lower grado. On the suhject of profcsslonal traln lng. Mr. Maphis said that toachcrs do not always reallzo tholr calling. Ho lald down tho proposltlon that no teacher has a rlght to a posltlon slmply becauso she Uvps ln the com? munlty and could board at home, or jFHsbie Collars ZES ? ! HEIGHTS ? ] No tie-fussuv^ or collar-m.ussiti? I witk Frisbio Collars. Plentv of sli dV-room, eoid knot.sp&ce. Every sk&pe and heigkt tkal Fasruon. says "les!"to. 2 3 c en?s /'oj* Ti-^o A t mo s r aooa ji/oas fjaSBI?,?OOX& C*. aa ann & Brown -FLORISTS SW. Broad St. - Richmond, Va, The Palate Longs For a stimulator?somethiiifj to inakc a good thing tastc better?a Hors D'Ocu Vcrs?just a few to makc the palate laugh with joy. ueiulcman HerrinRS .25c Anchovy Oil.25c bardellen Schnitten .17c Alipesto.25c Hermann Schmidt 504-8 E. Broad Street. Phones: Monroe 101 to 106. Vf. E. Tanner. John F. Tannef PAINTS, STAINS, BRUSHES i K THE ORIGINALS, I ' 1419 East Main Stre??. fhonea Madison -39? *?-<i HM U V Christmas Money In It See SundayYimes-Dispatch ELECTRIC 726 East Main Street. hocauflo ane hait paronts dcpondent upon hor and nccds help, or because Rho haa tho Influencc nf offldlftl-i or IincatiBO sho can get. up a petltlon slgnod by a largo mnjorlty ot the I^atrons. Tho only pcrBon to bc con sldcred la tho child, nnd tho teacher Is an aecldent, The only right by which a tcarhnr ahould get a nchool la that flhc can givo better scrvlcn than any other appllcanl. The snmo argument ripplled to tne readlng cour_e-?tlie rnlsing of stand ardH. Mr. Maphia thought any toachor who regards .l aa a hardshlp for hor to buy two booka a yoar on profes slonal subjects hnu best get out of the profosHlon. Touchlng brlefly on tho better fltnndard of school buildlngs, he concluded, TEACHERS ELECT THEIR QFF1CERS Binford Discusses Pensions and Advocates a Larger Appropriation. Klectlng a full corps of ofTlcers and lndorslng Norfolk to the exc cutlve commlttee Of tho Virginia Edu? cational Conference aa tho place for the next annual meetlng, tlie State Teachcra' Assoclatlon adjourncd slne dlo at l o'clock yeBterday afternoon. This dld not meiin the end of the aes stons of the depurtnients of the as? soclatlon, but lt dld concludo the ineet lngs of the State teachers aa a body. The oftlcers, who were elccted unan lmouHly. are as follows: W. II. Kci3ter. of Harrisonburg, presldent; Algar Woolfolk, of Courtland, secretary; Miss Muud O. Hobbs, of Petersburg, treasurer. Vlce-PreBldents by Congres slonal Dlstrlcts: First, Oeorge W. Ouy, Humpton; Second, J. It. _. Johnson. Franklln; .Thlrd. .1. F. Fentross, Klch mond; Fourth, (jeorge E. Bonnotl, Pe? tersburg; Fifth, C, S. Whcatley, Dan vllle; Slxth, F. 8. Fitzpatrlck, Koan oke; Hov'enth. Orrnond Stonc, Univer? slty of Vlrginia; Eighth, E. F. Burck head, Loulsa; Ninth, J. P. McConnell, Emory; Tenth, \V. E. Gllbert, Cllfton Forge. There waa no opposltlon to Norfolk for tlio next place of meetlng, the con ferenco having now met in Hlchmond for two Rucceaslve years. In 1508 lt had it.s session at Newport News. Two new sectlons were rccclved Into the membershlp of the State Teachers* Assoclatlon. One of these Is the As? soclatlon of Muslc Teachers, whlcli was asslgned as a sectlon of the depart? ment of grabimar grado teachers, tho other being the Classlcal Assoclatlon of Vlrginia, which was assigned to be a aectlon of the Associaton of Collcgcs and Sccondary Schools of Vlrginia. Tho annual roport of Presldent N*. P. Palntcr was rcad at the tlnal ses fdon. He follcltated the assoclatlon on its succoss and its growth. lle com ::.ended the earnest efforts of the men v.-ho had v.-orkcd for its success. Mr. I'ainter recommended that a com .rnittee of three be appolntcd to present an endowment plan for the teachers' penslon fund to phllanthropists. Thls waa Indorsed by the assoclatlon. and $20 was approprlated to pay the e_ penses of thls commlttee. He also recommended that a com? mlttee he appolnted to revlae the Con stltutlon, which suggestion was re ferred to the commlttee on consfitu tlon an<I by-laws. A suggestion was made by 1'resl dent Palnter as to the establisbment ot a bureau of lnspection, by means j of which teachers could be cmployed oi could secure positlons. Thls seemed to llnd [iivor. Other recommehdatlons were reirardlng a hlgher standard of ethlcs between teachers and trustees. by which teachers shall nol be dropped ?wlthout re-employment for frivolo.us reasons, and also that teachers sball deal falrly with trustees in tlie matter of contracts. It was also suggested tha: the assoclatlon condemn tlie prac tlce of teachers oflcrlng to accept a ower salarj to defeat other appllcants. These were referred to tlie cummittee on code of ethlcs. Onmotlon of rrofes.-;or Joseph Saun ders, the executlve commlttee was au thorlzed to elect a commlttee of three to arrange a new currlculum ror tbe prlmary and grammar jrrades. Lurjn- Mciiiberslilli. Accordlng to tlie annual report of Secretary Algar Wooitoik, the htate Teachers' Assoclatlon has about 4.900 members. Ho showed that last year there were forty-soven teachers' asso clatlons ln the United States. New Jersey had 5,5G3 members; Wlsconsin, 5.000; Michigan, 4,953; Connecticut. 4,550. So, whlle the present member? shlp in these States is not yet known, it will be seen that Vlrginia ls cer tainly up among the first flve. Treasurer W. C. Kelster, who waa just afterwards elected treasurer, rc Ijorted about $1,400 ln the treasury, which would be needed to pay the ev penees of thls meetlng. A resolutlon of rcgret and of eulogy, offered by Dr. Orrnond Stone, was iinaniiuouslv adopted regardlng the death of Professor R. II. Sheppe. The lli'HiiliitloiiN. From the resolutlons commlttee the followIr.K resolutlons wero presentod and adopted: Urglng the adoptlon by Congress of the recomineiidatlon of the United .States Conimlssioner of Educatlon that 575,000 be appropriated to support a corps of field speclallsts ln Industrlal educatlon ln tho rurul schools, school : house eonatructlon and school board accountlng. Indorslnpr tliev Uavls-Dolliver bill. provldlhg for help for aprlcultural and mechanlcs arts and homo economics. Thanks to the presldent of the asso? clatlon. Governor Mann, Suporintend ent Eggleston, the Chamber of Com merce, the Ttetail Merchants' AssoHn tlon of Rlchmond, the Valentlne Mu seum, the B. F. Johnson Publishing Ot TCI.ASSKD IIY VA.VniCRIHI.T TEAM Kashvllle. Tenn., November. 24.? Vanderbllt outclassed Sewanee at'al? most every nngle of the Held to-day, winning doclslvely by the score of 23 to G. Over 10,000 people witnessed the contest, which, In tho oarller part ot I tho game, was one of tho most urll liant on recor.d, But after tlio tlrst ten mlnutes ot" play, Vanderbilt's terrific rushes and strong defense wore tho Tiger machlne down, and by tho end of tho second quartor lt was completer ly dlsmantled. Sewaneo galned but ono down durlng the entire game, thla being on an elglity-flve-ynrd run by Eanicr. Her slx polnts, were duo to two' hrllllant Held goals by Gillon, For Vanderbllt; tho billllunl work- of Mor rlson, couplcd with tho play ot Neeley, Freoland, Metstger and others, awepfc ihe Tlgora oll tholr feet. Scwanee. worked forwttld passes b'rllliantly at tlie'end, but her rally camu too lnte. Vanderbllt'.- ull-round playlng was tho best exlilbi tlnii shn haa glven all the year, nnd iiowanoe had no chanoo at uny stago of tlie Imttlo to ma.ko a sliiiwing, OA'era .lohnsou :sir.,(iiui. Boston, Novemboi- _l.?.loe AN'ood inhn, mapagcr nf Kani l.angford, ls ln reeelpt of a lotter from Hugh Mc lniosli, the Austrillan boxltlK pro moter, In which IMcIntosh offora to givo .laelt Johnson/815,000 apd expenaes for hls end of a ilglit. with Langtord, to take pluco ln Eondon durlng eor onatlon week. ? SyvnduMe wIiin. St. l.oiiis, Mo., Novoniber 21,?Svra cuse Iliilversilv ilefoater] the St. T,ouls Univnrsilv fouilmll to;mi lioro tbls af? ternoon bv a senic nf ii to fl. The East orti tniim niado three polnts ln tho tirst pertod, and three mo.ro In tlio last. Tho points wero made by goals from the _xia, . v ? Company atid tho dtlzens for tho ro fjption nmi ontortalntnont given the gAta Toachois' Asiiiiciatlon of Vlr tf.nlu: tho local enuimlttee, the pro? gram commlttea and Hcerotary lt. C. Htearnes for tho oxoollont arrnnge tncntH proparedj tho Cublc I'lano Com? pany and iiiusiclHiia for cntcrtatnment <nd the prcss of Blchmond for tho able miininr Iu whlch It has rcportcd thn prococdlngs, As tn I'eiiNloiiH. nf nrlrne Interest, hownvor. was thn bi w *" "/ ''"'^"sor J. II. Blnford, of Klchrnond, regarding tho toachers penslon fund. Admlttlng that tho plan llv&Wi by,!tny nicans porfect, ha ?trongly advocated Its rotentlon and Improvomont. Tho prlnclple of pon slon.s ho thought to bo so generally approvod aa not to nced defonse, Professor Blnford ropcatod his for mer protest agalnst those youngor teaohors who nro |n tlic*profcssion for a .lif? llmo' aT"1 cxpoct to lcavo lt. pontrolllng iu this rnattor. The older teachors, who wlll make It. thelr llfo work, ho thought, should bo heard. Ah to tlus proposal that the State should pay all of tho penslon monev and the teacher., nono, ho tntlmated that ho mlght ngroc, but ho would not agrec that If tho Stato did not pav all. the system should bo abollshed; rho, hearers regarded It as one of the strongost arguments for penslons whlch has been presented to them. Turnlng to the practlcal operatlon if tne system, Mr. Blnford thought that ln seven or ?ight yoars tho rnat? tor wlll be on a ateady und permanent basls. Now, the numhar of pensloners is naturally growlng. A permanent roli of 400 ho belleves to be the result if tho futuro. Among those ho would rllstrlbuto $60,000 a voar. The teach ers are paylng $20,000 a vear, and Iip thought It rlght that tho Stato ihould pay the other $30,000. Thls much wlll not bo nceded for some few years. under tho prosent approprla tlon of IB.ooo from tho Ktate, wlth what tho tenchers pay, lt may be fiecossary ner.t yoar to apportlon tho run'. so that about seven-eighths of the full amotint will bo payablo EGGlESTOTllI Superintendent Denounces Love Bill and Will Keep Up Fight. Denouncing the Love blll of the last Legislaturo as the most vlclous meas ure offercd ln the GeTierai Assembly of Vlrginia ln his day, Superintendent I J. D. KgKleston. Jr? yesterday thrcw I down tho Kuuntlot to his opponents In .m address before tho School Trustees* Associatlon of virginia. Ho declared that if tho next Leglslature passes ; such a blll It wlll have h-truck the ' cause of oducatlon ln this Stato the hardffSt blow lt has recelved In years. Mr. Eggleston sahi that he expected such a measure will be ofTered, and. while it could be consldcred at next year'a meeting of the trustees. he want? ed to say what he thought about lt now. He evldently felt deeply on tho aubject, hl? voico being full ot omotion as ho ! talked of th? last electlon of dlvlslon superlntendents. when eeveral were Be lectod from outside of the dlstrlcts , where they were to serve. 1-xe was not ( afrnld to say Just what he thought, and | at times he said lt wlth force and em- l plias-ls whlch were unmlstakable. win no Dntr. "The State of Vlrglnla," ho said, "pays me a Falary to do somethlng, ! and. by heaven, I am golng to do It. If th? State get too much of It it can stand me on my polltlcal neck. Some people say w* have too much exnort ; supervision. What would you think; of a great buslness' corporation. wltn ! 10.000 employes. and a costlv and val- I i uable plant. whlch would try to save the expense of the salary of a superin- : r tendent? Tho dlrectors would all go! c to a lunatic asylum. Can you oxpect! t the State to do such a foolish thing? ; t 'T belleve thnt you trustees willagreei wlth me ln the proposltlon that in * most instances the personnel of the ? > nuperlntendents has shown a grotit lm- '? provement?not in all. bowever. T j want to say to vou. speaking for tbe 1 State Board of Ediic.itlon. that that j ? body has not n member who wlll con- ' ' slder any quallflcations save merlt ln ; * the electlon of .sunerlntendents. I i shall malntaln thls positlon whether I | t get the sunport of the people or not. i * I bad rather bold my present oasltlon : "^ than any other wlthfn the gift of the ' neoplc of Vlrginia. 'I would not give "< It un to be I'nlted States .Senator or i 1 Governor. because It holds the greatest i - opportunlt'.es of to-dav to make citl- j '? 7.ens and to work for the cause of tbe ' < future. Yet, I toll you I had rathef"; 1 glve It up and walk out and make mv i i livlng betw?en the plow handles than i > to be a pnrtv to the selectlon of a man 1 t for superlntondont slmply because he i l ls a rosldont of the county or citv i i whorp be wlll serve. wlthout rogard to ' Ketting tbe best mnn for tho place. l?refi>r? Tlonto ITru. "Of course, the hoTil baj rather get a man at home if it can. It has no earthly reason for goin? outside uniess lt h-as to. But it wants to go outside I 1 If lt is oiillffoil to do so. At our last! ' meeting for tho electlon of superlnten- I f dents we had pftoep or twenty petltions | ' before lis asklnsr us to go outside of j I the countv or citv for these offlcers. ; Had tho hlll In the last Legislaturo t been n lnw we could not bave made a < movef.In these Instinces. t "Thls Infernal bill would havo tled ' t ns down and nrevented u= in some osos from iretting tho host man lor tbe ivorlc. Its prlnclple is too fooH.sh to illscpos ln tho presenca of Intelllgent men. Of course. you peonle never go outside of vouv Qonnty for a preacner, do vou? You would not tblnk of go.ng outside your county for a tencher. No one of von would go to another qduntv or Stato for a w"'" V"t some good Headquarters for Thanksgiving Siipplies Fresh Hams, per lb.14c Fresh Celcry, large stalks.6c All Pork. Sausage, per lb.15c New Vlrginia Buckwheat, lb....4c Granulated Sugar, lb.5c Good Salt Pork.10c Good Lard.12c Quakcr's or Mothcr's Oats, pkg_9c California Asparagus, can.20c 1 lb. Seedetl Raisins, new.8c Fresh Eggs, per dozen.27c 4-String Broom .25c $1.00 bottlcs Duffy Malt Whiskey.85c Swift Pride Soap. 7 for.25c Large Juicy Lemons, dozen.20c Large Ncv Irisli Potatoes, per peck, 20c; or, per bushel..., 75c Crcam Checsc^ per pound.20c Try our 40c Green or Mixed.Tea for cold tea. It's regular 60c kind. Extra Large Fat Mackerel, 6 for.. .25c Old Virginia Herring Roe, in 2-lb. cans, 2jfor.25c Smoked California Hams, per lb.. .14c Elgin Butter, per pound.33c Eartyvjnno. Peas, 3 cana for.25c Hamilton Roasted Coffee, 1-Ib. packages .,.16c 3 cans Tomatoes for soup.10c Best City JMeal. 20c peck.; or, per bushel.75c Chipped Becf, per can.,. ;8c TWO?STORES?TWO 1820-22 E. Main. 506 E. Murshull. T?vo Storca?--Phonos at Each. r'i V;> wammw&umax TO DELEGATES AND VISITORS NFERENCE Each visitor to our office and salesroom, No. 18 South Ninth street, will be presented with a in addition to which each one will be entitled to a free vote on valuable presents, one of which may be awarded to you. We know that you will be fully repaid, aside from the beau tiful free souvenirs, in seeing our immense stock of modern school supplies?everything fromastickof Chalk, School Desks, Book Cases, Virgoplate Blackboards, Maps, Globes, Charts, to our Old Dominion Heating and Ventilating System. In fact everything needed in schools and colleges. Your visit to the conference will not be complete unless you call on the SCHOOL SUPPLY CO., No. 18 SOUTH NINTH STREET W leople In Virginia say that the oiiice if superlntendent belongs to the coun y. when w? know that it belongs to ho chlldren. "No Intelligent reason can be ad anced for such a propositlon. I want 'ou people to help me ln thls matter." i.i'ii,! iiml lind TruMees. Mr. Eggleston expressed his sym latny for those school trustees who ire worklng for the good of. the schools n the mk'.st of udverse crmclsm. no laid tfior? are a fow trustees In the Hate who ought to be kicked out. and hat lt ls treason in such an officer to iccept a positlon of the klnd unless he vlil work for tlie advancement of edu :atlon. Eternal war, he announced. vil] be waged by the Department or Publle Instruction on any trustee who itands In the way of child cducat'on. rhe same department will back up ivory effort of a trustee along the right Ine. He doclared tho ideal to be a de :ent, licalthfui school. with a good eaclier therein, wlthln reasonable dls ance of everv child ln Virginia. He lrged the trustees to stand for such i st mdard or jtot off the school boards. It was a bad day for resolutlons m he Assoclatlon of School TrusteeS. ."^1 hose nffered wero turned down. One )f tliem proposed to secure a new law ncreaplnjr tho coinpensatlon of clerks jf distrlct school boards from $3 to $5 'or eacli teacher contracted v.ith,. and ?cfiulrinB each clerk to vlsit eacn ichool at least twlco a term. Thls was -eie.'tod hv a vote of more than two o one. The assoclatlon also rejected i proposal that boards of trustoes should not encourago teachers to ac 'ept other posltions whlle under con 'ri'iet Also one that the slgnaTuro of ?ho etialrman of tho trustees should iot be required on school warrants. The bodv also tai/ed a propositlon 'hat the practlce of paylng clerks $10 oer session ln addition to the $3 ,per ?eacher be dlscontlnued as lllogal. luat before linal adjournment. tho rustecs electod lho following ofileers: 5r A G Crockett. Max Moadows, jresldent; M. P. McGehee, Keysvlllo. iccretary and treasurer. Vlce-presi lents by congreaslonal distrlcts?First, S r, Tankard, Franktown; Second. F. r Brlggs. Portsmouth; Thlrd, J. W. ??in-lsli Dumbarton: Fourth, .1. R. Mor on Meherrin: Fifth. Vv\ H. Wllson, Unggold; Slxth, .1. B. Obershaln. Mont 'ule; Seventh, D. C. Graham, lVldgo vater- Elghth, Franklln Williams, ,'lcnna; Ninth, J. W. Hlcks, Graham: rentli. Dr. II. I!. .lustlce, Eowmoor. Superintendents Feel Compul sory Edueation Is a Necessity. With hardly a dlssontlng note. the c-eltng that compulsory educatlon ln lomo form ls an absoluto necoaslty ln S'llrglnlft-, was volced vesterday af ernoon ln tho linul meetlng of tho 'onference ot' Divislon Suporiiite-nd- : ? nts. ln the llbrary of tho Jolin Mar ihall School. The siiuject was discussed by Huper ntindeiit .i. G. Jeter, of Alleghany, he first county ln the. State to adopt ho compulsory aystem under tho coun >? option law. lt will go Into effect iV Alleghany next session. Superlntendent FranU w. i.ewls. ,of .iinoasler, sald lie bad always favored inforcod attendanoe, but felt lt would nol be pructlciilile in hls cIIvIhIoii, vhoro there is a largo negro populu lon oui of the seluiolH. and,whero ul ?iiidv th" school levy Ims reaehed tho Imlt Dri Eewls ls for tho prlnolplo, ind tlilnka lt cun be smvessful ln ?ountlou with small negro populatlon. Tlio address on tlio subject was made iv Superlntendent F. M- Homervlllo, ,i \u_ueta county. He dld not at? tempt I" K? l">to tho ob.leetions to ?ompulsory educatlon, but oonflnqd hls ?I'liiirlis to tlio argiiiiieuts for lt. lle ?alled nltcnlioii le tlie fact tliat lu Ihe ?olimlos of Massachusetts und Oounoc ilcut tlio name subject was up 150 y<_u-? ago. when a, rosolutlort waa adopted settlng forth that parents, fora thelr own cause or buslness, neglecteda provlding their children wlth an ed ucation. Came Ia Late. One evll ot the present system. whlch .would be obviated by enforced attendance, is the custom of childron .oming in during the term, to the dls- | may of the teacher and the dlsarrange nient of the classes. Superlntflndenl ?Somervlllc had found that whereas tho school pooulatlon of AugUSta by tho census of 1903 was about 10.000, tbe attendance ln tlie schools last Jan uary was about 1.000. und In Febrnary only 3,000. At the most Uberal esti mato regarding private schools 25 per cent. of the children of the county aro not enrolled. He reoommended tliat a commission ho appolnted to visit those States whlch have compulsory cducation, and then to prepare a lnw bost nrdapted to Vlrginia and containlng the best the other States have to offer. Siuperlntendent Frank T. West, of I oulsa acted as temporary eliatrman of tho'meeting, and Superintendent J. G. .lolinson. of Charlottesville. as tom Dorarv secretary. The latter dlscussed "Tho Relatlon of the Clty Superintendent and tho Teacher."' and Suporintend ? <? W L. fJarbee of Campbell county. read a paper on "How to Increase School '?Final adjournment was reached v.bout 5:30. ._ TALKS 0F REV0LUTI0N Geogrnphlcnl Soclcty Hcnrs I.ecture on portngal. With an address on "The Recent liovolntlon in Portugal, Dr. l?. A. Mllledge of Farrhvllle, furnlshed tiio fcature ' yesterday afternoon to tho annual sesslon of the Oeographlcal So cietv of VirKlnla. a department of the St it,- Tea.hois' Associatlon. Dr. Milledge desorlbed tho causes whicu le up to the recent unpleasantneas whlc 1 cost a monaroh hi? throne. Tho attdndanca was excellent and he was kiven the closest nttention. "How Bost to Teach Geography in the Country Schools," was dlscussed by Mlss Bessle Coppedge. Miss I.oiillo C. Ivelley, tlie president, wns in the 0lAtrthe conclusion of the meeting, Dr. Milledge was elected president for tho ensuinf jrear, and Miss Blanohe Bulll fant of Hampton. secretary and treas uror A vlce-presldent wns selectod for oach ot the ten congrcsslonal. dis trlcta. ______ - CLASSIC ASS0CIATI0N Teaohera uml Lovers ot l,atln nnd Greek Are Organlieu. For tho purpose of bringlng together the' teachors of Latin and Greek, B8 well as all Intorosted in classlcal Studles, for the dladusslon and promo tlon of classlcal cducation, the ClasBlo Asioelntlon of Vlrginia was organlzed vestorituv mornlnst. Later lt was re colved Into memborahip by tbe Stato Teacliors' Associatlon, and waa made a section of tho Associatlon of Collogos nnd Seoondary Schools Dr TbOmiiH Fitzhugh, ot tho Unl? verslty of Vlrginia. wns elected pres - ileiit'w Gordon McCabo, vico-presi deut'- C. C, Read, ot Rlohtnond, secre? tary and troaattrer, und Prpfeaspr Bowen, of Randolph-Macon, and Pro fo^Hor nlack, of Lynchburg, aa tho oxe cntlvo commltteo with tho ofllcors. John Ii WllHamB proslded over tho meeting. Tho avowed purposo of tho now nsso ciatlou is to imik.) thorough nnd sound the high school, college nnd unlverslty work in the cliisslcs. In dolng thls it alnis tn oduoato and strcngthen tho graap ot the youth ' upon madorri thouRlit and speoch, and thus to inako ofllclent men and women in all wulUs of llfe. Dr. Fltzliugli made somo remarks upon the necesslty of Latin ln ? oul tural educatlon, TO-DAY'S"PROGRAM CU'.llilorntlVc AnnooIiMIoii uml I.llirnry IVnpl,- 11 lll Meet. Thls Is tho Co-orVoratlve l3duoa.tl.on AssoctiUlon's duy. Tho buslness sea ion will be held at 9:30 thla mornlng t the Young Men'a Chriatlan Assocla? tlon. with Presldent John Stowart Bryan In the chalr. J. H. Blnford and Mrs. L. R. Dashiell wtll make their reports, the latter dlrecLlng statements from cltizens' loagues. To-nlght Dr. Edwin A. ' Alderman will preslde at the general meetlng of the Vlrginia Educational Conference, ln tho John Marshall audltorlum. This meetlng will be under the ausplcos of the Co-operatlvo Educatlon Assocla? tlon. John Stewart Bryan will speak on "Tho Work of the Co-operatlve Asso? clatlon of Virginia." He will bo auc ceeded by Dr. Walter H. Page, edltor of Tlio World's Work, with whoso ad? dress the flfth annual conference will come to an end. Llbrnry MeetlUR. The Vlrginia Library Assoclation also has Its innlng to-day. Its general meetlng will be held in tho John Mar? shall audltorlum this mornlng at 11:30, wltli former Governor A. .1. Montague pi.'sldlng. Espectal attentlon will be pald to school librarles and those ln rural communltles, with a general In Might into library condltlons^ ln Vir glnla Superntendont J. L). Eggleson, .Ir I'rofessor J. C. Metcalf, of Itich lvond College, and 1'rofossor W. M. runek, of the Lynchburg Hlgh School, will bo among tlie speakors. At 5:3" this afternoon a buslness meetlng of tho Vlrginia Library As? soclatlon will be held ln the Htato Library for tho election of ofllcurB and other matters. The onlv other body to haf-o a rrs slon to-day is tho Assoclatlon of Col leges and Secondary Schools, tvhich ?will hold- lta closlng meetlng at u o'clock in the Hlgh School mualc room. Luncheon will be had at the Valentine Museum, as usual. Paror Woman'i College. Tho teachers met by congressional dl.strlcts In dlfferent rooms of the Hlgh School building yesterday morn? lng, preceding the flnal session of tho State Teachers' Assoclatlon. To each moeting was preaented and Indorsel a resolutlon offered by the executiva commlttee, urging the General Aa sembly to make provlslon at the Uni? verslty of VlrgUnia for tho 'hlgher educatlon of women. TeacherH WlU See Play. Thls afternoon tho Acadomy of Muslo will be the property of tha Vlrginia. house having been bought out by thd Educational Conference, the wholo body. The play will be a dramatlzatioii ot' Roe's novel, "He Fell In Love Wttli Hls Wlfe." Tickots were distrlbuted yesterday afternoon, the drawlng being by lot and causlng much excitement among the tremendotis crowd of teacb ers and school workers gathered in tho reglstratlon rooms and lobby of tho John Marshall Hlgh School. Here ln Foree. Headod by Divislon Superlntendent W. G. Edmondson. the teachers and trustees of Loudoun county chartered a special car for the trlp to Rlch? mond to attond the Educational Con ? ference; Seventy-tive of tho school workers of Loudoun aro here. _<_> s -A rational treatment for Colds, Coughs, La Grippc, Neuralgia. Checks your cold in 24 hours. Hot Water Bottles of fine quality, made of best Para rubber; will not leak or crack. CHILDREY'S First and Broad. Publlclty BUreau of Rlchmond Automobile Valveless Two Cycle icw ELMORE liigli duty motor, with its patented ga* dtstributor> OUtclttss^a th<:"Six" in power and ar.tion. SuppHed in all models: Model 25 Roadstcr (-50 II. 1'.), $1200; Mwdel 36-8 (50 H. IM. $1750; Modcl 25 Totiring Gar (AQ 11. P.), $1250; tylodel 46-B (70 U. I'.), $2500. IMPERIAL MOTOR CAR CO., Inc. Ucensed under Selden Patent. - - phone Monroe 1212 - - Rlchmond, Va. iVGENTjS WANTKD.