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Corset Covers at 50c
Jest received a lot 61 extra special vahu in Corsets. Three entirely new all lit tractive styles. < 'no is trimmed elaborately wiili linen Chun, another with German Vol. Luc, and the third with linen torchon, each finished with ribbon beading and ribbons. These arc o( very lino, itoft nainsook, and arc the best values ovci offered; worlii oc ami Si 00; special. 0\JQ $1.50 Gown for $1 These arc made pi fine quality nainsook. .Six dif? ferent styles -roiuid heck, slipover style, Empire style with Val. and Cluiiy lace trimmings; aiiothcr style with embroidery and baby Irish trimmings. Each style is entirely it new design, finished with ribbon, and cannot be bought anywhere for less than SI.50; these <P1| AA Attorney to Perform Same Ser? vice in Richmond as He Did Six Years Ago. It was announced yesterday that James W; Gordon; <?< tu? Ijw firm of Smith. Moiicure & Gordon, had been selected campaign, manager for Senator Thomas S. Martin in Richmond. Six ago Mr. Gordon performed this u av siime duty in a most satisfactory fOr the senior Senator, and luis ex j ? ?sed his willingness and desire to again take charge of the Martin hend unarters here. Senator Martin, who win leave Rich? mond to-day, last night continued the report that Mr. Gordon would run his campaign in Richmond. Mr. Gordon was for many years a member of the City Democratic Committee. Senator Mar? tin's headquarters', when opened; will probably be the same rooms used by him as headquarters in bis last cam? paign, but will not i>e used, it seems, until after tlo- extra session of Con? gress. Atljiitnnt-Ceiicritl Iltis Nothing New About oniecrN* Service. Nothing new was given out yester? day at ;io Office of Adjutant.-General \V. W. Sale, mid even Colonel Charles A. Dempsey, just returned from Wash? ington. Was unable to throw any ad? ditional light upon the situation along i he Mexican frontier or the probable orders which are now hourly expected from Washington governing the move? ment of officers of the Virginia militia who have accented the invitation for service in Texas. The report that all railroads offering bids for ilie transportation of soldiers from Virginia to Texas must give Iii their bids by noon l?-tldy has been Authoritatively denied. It said there': Is no time limit placed upon the rail? roads competing in bids for the trans? portation of Virginia militia ofllcors to the scene of manoeuvres at the camp at San Antonio, although such hi.Is must necessarily lie closed within a coinpuratlvely short time. Mhrrluge I.ie? iim-?. Marriaso licenses were issued yesterday In the Hustings Com i to Rut'iis A. Ricks ,unl Alii-e R; Clarke; .lost-ph A. SavaRu and I> teile M. Oarlanri: John W. immoit and Mas tic M. Chappell, and o> Samuel P. ReKeator, of Ilcnrleo county, am) Margaret O, Con way. Missionary Kiitcriiilmnriil. The siris of t'.laj' street chureli win this evening at 8 o'clock i<r<:.?ent l'Th( Call to Christian ,Ahicilcn:" They will he appropri? ately costumed 1" represent ail or ihe for elg? nalloiiM :\:r< -"ri 11 llijea ..: home in is*ion *\')rl.? Mr. Tojures^,? fronV Cuba, will make an B?ilri'nc oii the need i,i liilesions in Cuba, mm. If ^^^S WBaKS Close the avenues of regrets anrl the roads of expense in the be? ginning. G. M. Co.'s "Pearl" Roofing | Tin is best. Richmond, Va. BIK IT I DAY dill S Or any1 oilur occasion <?( sentiment?pur Flock contains iiiosi useful .in<i appro; priatc aftlclcs^-iit price: hotaevcr small or large. SCI ! \V A RZSCHI LI) BROS. , Jewelers, Broad arid Second Streets. VOL K LAUNDRY PHONE? $ MAD. 418 tA collar's life and shirt'!; ex? istence depends greatly oh who launders them. All >ve ask i= a te*5*^ '"'^ECLIPSE LAUNDRY. Taxi-Cab Service DAY and NIGHT Call for the "Alco" the blue car. Richmond Transfer Co. _809 l ust Main Street,_ 1 dozen Heavy Gold Plated Or. SAFETY PINS ' . ?OC Worth three times the price. Mail orders. Siamn-. or coin. Smith & Webster, Inc. Jewelers. ktt East Main, - - Richmond, Va. Had Pressing Engagement Else? where, but Is Persuaded to Go to Prison. i Waiting patiently to plead guilty to the charge of selling cocaine, Mavid Jackson, hotter known among Id.-- own l<lnd as "Hippy," at last became tired ot tho law's long d?lay in the Hust? ings Court yesterday morning, anil left in attend to other important personal business, lie eon tided tn a friend that he was fast becoming impatient and would leave. That friend Informed Bicycle Policemen Palmer and Clarke of '?Hippy's" decision, and they ehascd him down Capitol Street until they caught hint; iie was returned to the Hustings Court, where he was allowed to enter ids plea of guilty. The court sen? tenced him to one year in the peni? tentiary. This is ?'HippyY" second of? fense, and live yctti's will he added to (he. term. The negro was released about a year a^.- from the penitentiary on a conditional pardon, it bed hg repre? sented that he was fast succumbing to consumption. Put he couldn't stand prosperity, and when the old ?all came tu him he answered; dishing mil < o cainc to his whilom customers. it is said that there was weeping and waliing and gnashing of teeth in "Hippy's" district when it was learned that lie must ngaIn to tin- house over the hill. HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT MifaU'tii entertainment Given nt .lohn Mni-.sliiili I?y the Pupils. A concert which delighted the pat? rons of the .lohn Marshall high Sclipol was given in tin- auditorium of the I school last night by the High School orchestra and the Girls' Glee Club. Tin affair was under the direction of Leslie I". Watson, and was greatly enjoyed by the audience. The program was as follow s: "Lc Secret" (G.iiilhior), orchestra. "Mimic ha bn" (Coring), Glee Club: reci? tation; phi no solo. "Caprioanto" (Wachs Ii Miss Louise Spain. "Sing, Smile. Siumber" tGounod 1. orchestra. "Venetian Boat Song" f Blumenthal). Glee Clitb; "Ich Wollt' Meine Liebe Krgoesse Sich*' (Mendelssohn), Misses 1'ilna Schumann and Mary Truethah; "(low i'an I Leave Thee" (Arr. for violin qunrtel by 1 * 1'. Watson), Mar? garet Seiirem i?. Corinne llackett; George Phtrinirib; isabel Puller Part L' -'The l.iv.ard and the Pros'' (Morsel, orchestra': Serenade fMcyer 1-li.dmutid), Glee Club; piano sold. I "Chromatic Walt/." (Godard). Miss Anita KlrkwOod: recitation: "Aurore," old French muivr. Misses Frances ('rane. Margaret Hcindl and Anna Tny lor: "Hear:.-- tind Flowers" (Tobanti. orchestra; "Up and Away'" (Gclhel), Glee Club and orchestra. ARRESTS LAST NIGHT Mnlllc Johnson, Colored, Charged With Stealing llcdrlothex. K. L. Lane, of South Richmond, war; reported late .Monday night for speed? ing in a tax leu b. He is employed by the Richmond Transfer Company. Midlic Johnson, colored, was arrested lasl night on a charge of stealing mi'.' sheets and two pillow cases from the Lee Camp Soldiers' Home. She was employed there :,. .: washerwoman. I Wnyorlj Wilson; colored, was locked up on a charge of carrying a con i i tiled "ra/./.er." C. Mahdney, w hite, was arrested on ] a charge of heihe drunk ami disorderly j am.1, resisting Policeman Acree. TRIED TO STOP RUNAWAY Cd "III I.Jons, Colored. Collides With! \iiofliei- II Ii Ii. In at: effort to stop a runaway ye.-- ? rday morning. Rdward Lyons, col- : r.red, of 11!' Mayo Street. ?,is painfully j but t in a collision with another man. j who was attempting to do (lie same thing. Roth men ran towards the horse, but neither saw the other. Lyons was thrown heavily i" the* ground, and was severel) out on the head. The othe r man was not hurt. Lyons was treated by Or. Turman, of the city ambulance, and then went home P> nurse his hurt. No other dam? age was done by the runaway, and the horse was soon caught. DYING* WHISPERS NAME \ irglnin I'o\, Stricken With Apoplexy. I'iisncs Aivny In City Hospital. Virginia Fox. an aged colored wo? man, was stricken with apoplexy at Seventh and Leigh Streets at v o'clock yesterday morning, and died a few nour.': after belnc; taken to the City I los plfal. People in the neighborhood saw her fall and carried her Into a nearby door? way, where she was kept until the arrival of the eity ambulance in charge of i >r. Turman. She was but ha.lf-con Fclous, and her name was caught, from her lips hist before she died. Coroner Taylor waa noticed, hut deemed an in? quest unnecessary. Quiillili aliens in Chancery, Mrr .Mary Kreuch Handln qualified yes? terday In the Chancery Court as executrix of Mat tie <'?? French. The eMute is valued fit lC.:<s?. John Hwyer qunHfliol an executor of the will of Dehnt* fc'ulllvnn. Tho estate, is val? ued at $:,r.w. Will Serie Long Term. .lames fhlward Duncan, ?>t Kovport New*, j'.wii* brought to t!ir penitentiary last aia'n I to v r.e a inrin ot flftoeh year* for highway robbery and ruoIi other Ihne :??< ?hall tie Lidded for a nccond rofivjctloh. Duncan has tiO?h eat ?>f the penitentiary only a lP.tu I ;iiOtb than a year. COMTEST IS Three Bands in Competition for Contract to Furnish the Goods. TWO ARE FROM MILITARY Third Proposition From Theatre t )rcliestra?Crimes I ip To-Morrow Niarht. "Sweet hells jangling out of tune" Is the description given by a member of the Council Committee on Grounds ahd Buildings <>f the situation as re? gards hand concerts In the parks this summer, 'rite committee will meet to? morrow night, and, in order to shut off an Interminable debate, may in? vite scaled proposals stating the num? ber of concerts, the number of in? struments and players and the char? acter of music to be supplied. Three hands are after the ?;:,P'jr. pro? vided by the ciiy Council In the an? nual budget for music in the parks. Chairman Batkins, of the Grounds ami Buildings Committee, was and i:s op po-co tii the item, a-; was the Com? mittee on 1-Miiaine. hut the Council amended the budget and inserted the j item over the opposition of those who j have been trying to keep Separate the use of city funds for current ex? penses and (he appropriations which.! were for work of a permanent char.- j acter. j Nevertheless, there is to he music? j its much music as $3,925 will buy?and ! it is up to the Grounds and Building Committee to make the purchase; To Guarantee Hand, j One argument advanced during the i debute was that the appropriation > would ;,f' in I ho nature of a subsidy j I to one hand and so guarantee lite j j maintenance In iliehiubnd of a high; I grade musical aggregation, ready to j be called upon In any time of parade i or public celebration There have been i two struggling bands connected with: ! the State militia |n Hlelimond. and | the fear is now expressed that so large j i subsidy to one will mean the death j j of the other?thai ii will ?not be able J to stau.I Iii?' competition with so great I i a Ita ndh a p. I j tine applicant for Ihc contract f?<t [ music in Ihc parks is the band of the j I niohmond Light Infantry Blues, now i claiming to he the best organized nin- [ j sleal company In the city. The second I offer comes from Joseph KcssntCh. who j is backe d by the First Virginia Hcgl J nieht, and it cannot bo denied that the J work of the regiment went fur toward i gaining the votes needed for the music Item. A third proposition will come from l-'rofessor Stein, who has been called the head of the music trust 111 Blelimond, leader of Hie Bijou orches? tra and general director of the orches? tra at the Academy of Music. The kessnlch band is now being or? ganized. The proposed Stein band has not been organized, but will be eom j posed largely of the talent now In the theatre orchestras. irrilfitiM ii feature* ; Professor Stein and Professor Kess ' nlcli are union men. and both promise n strictly union brand of music. The I Blues' baud employs some talent which [ it \z said cannot exhibit the union I card. ITofcssor Stein has no military I reinforcements, his strong cu d being I the brand of music ho will be in a I position to furnish, Professor Kcss ! ii ich formerly led the Bijou orchestra j ami promises if he gets the contract I to malio l.i- band a perinanent institu j tldii, hoi a summer gathering of liiu I stcinus who will scatter with tile first I frost. Not only is the union feature to be ? made prominent in the tight, put judg I In:;- by its action in the employmeni of playground attendants, the Grounds j and Buildings Committee will insist I that the musicians lie citizens and j voters. The Grounds and Buildings Couuhittee lias not determined whether j Building inspector Beck or Assistant City .'.nglnecr Pontaine Jones, who has ? eharge of parks, will be assigned to the duty of checking up the band concerts from night to night and seeing that the various instruments harmonize. Somebody must see that the city gets; , its money's worth of real mimic. INVOLVES LIQUOR LAW Interesting Point liaised in Appeal to Supreme Court. A writ of error was granted yester? day by the Supremo Court of Anneals ot \ Irginiti in the case of H. .1. I'erri iher. indicted by the Circuit Court of Taz- well county for a violation of rev? enue laws. The lower court held the accused guilty of shipping a riuumtltv of liquor from Virginia into West Vir? ginia without a license. The ruling ?>t Go- trial court is contested on the giounds that a retail Honor dealer has a right under an act improved .Mandl iL", r.m?-_ of "celling Honor in quanti? ties not exceeding four and one-half gnllons to any individual, to be deliv? ered to sueh individual at place of our ? has. . or at any place within one mile outside whore the licons*- is granted." In (be ease at bar the honor was con? tained in a small package and was sent o\er the Virginia Stale line to a point willilh less than one mile of the sa? loon. FOR JUVENILE COURT Mutter Will He nBciissed by Child's Welfare Committee. Th,' child's welfare committee of the State Board of Charities will meet at t :.'!0 o'clock lids afternoon in the hall of tho House of Oi-!cgf<les to consider the establishment ot n Juvenile court hi Richhiond.Tlic need for such a court is Bald to he growing dally more apparent, and a strong effort will be made by nil ihove Interested in the move men I to' establish a < htldron's court in Rich? mond r.s s?oii as possible, In tho event that such :i ? oiirt is established it will bo entire? ly distinct and separate from the Police Court. I'l.e committee on rules, regulations and dls> Iplilic of the Ronril of Collen Commis? sioners consisting of Commissioners Gordon. Manning and Thomas, will be present, this committee having taken the matter up In .eeralion with the. state Hoard of Char i it lee. POLICE COURT CASES l.divard I . Harris Sent to .lall for Klghl Month-, for Stealing Curnituro. Th< case Against .lohn Powers, a kartende! rmpbiyed by .Murphy's Hotel, charged with Sellin? Itito.vtcanta to Hohen .Tones, son of Jack Joiies. ot Petersburg, was cor.tinned In the Po!le< Court yesterday morning to March 1?. Itohi ? .tones Is said to be only eighteen ie?I? -i mil he Is alleged to have sworn t., l'.u..-.- tl..u he was more than Iwcnty on'<i. lalM-aid v. Harri!?, colored, charged with ?.uro and other household prop ? a Kniest .lones and with stealing Ii ,cr.\ thing in the house from .1. K. \nder van sentenced to four months In Jail on each charge. The mite ng.tlnst Cora ^Randall, colored, -;<? led of muHer, w.n dismissed. Investigation Will 13 c Begun To-Morrbw at State Capitol. LOOK INTO DAVIS CHARGES j Management of the Industrial School Will Be Thoroughly lionc Into. A called meeting of the State Hoard of Charities and Corrections will as? semble to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock in the courtroom of the Slate Corporation commission; at the state Capitol building-, to enter upon a searching inquiry into the alleged mis? management of tlie Laurel Industrial School, as set forth In a bill of com? plaint published recently by George B. Davis, the resigned superintendent. The investigation, which Is t>' he thor? ough; Is had upon the urgent appli? cation of Charles Hutzler, president of the institution. Dr. George H. | Denny, of Washington and Dee Univer? sity, will preside over the hearing as chairman of the state Board, and George B. I'avis will be summoned be? fore the court of inquiry to substan? tiate Iiis allegations, which are very serious. In his signed statement criticizing the management of Canted Reforma? tory during that period in which he was superintendent of the school, Mr. Davis sets forth that he was given unsound meat with which to feed the > outltful inmates of the school. About Purchase*. The published statement of Mr. Davis went so far as to more than intimate that director? made it necessary for the school to patronize certain dry goods establishments over others Another ehtirgc brought publicly by Mr. Davis against the management of the school is that I". a. Catlin. in? surance agent, had overinsiircd the Laurel school. It was a I charged Thomas Poindexter, commission mer? chandise broker, connected with a. C. Voting ,\V Co., wholesale grocery, pur? chased till grocery su/pplies utilized at the school, which item amounted to thousands of dollars annually. Upon the publication of the Davis charges, Mr. Iluizler called upon Gov? ernor Mann, with whom lie remained closeted for a. lone; time. Leaving the executive pftices, Mr. Ilutzler went di? rect to those of the .secretary of the State Hoard of Charities ami Correc? tions, and it was at Iiis solicitation that the Inquiry whs ordered at once. Mr. Hutzlcr is president of tit,, Laurel school, president of the <-ity School Hoard and president ,,f the Beth a habit h Synagogue I WORKING FOR STRIPLING Governor Mann Declines to Act in .Mat? ter nt Present. William G. Haid win. chief of the Baldwin Detective Bureau at Roanokc. j enlled noon Governor Mann yesterday fOr it letter of introduction to the G?V- , ornor of Goof-ia, to whom Mr. Bald Uvin will present ,-, petition for the re-] baise or Thomas Edgar Stripling; alias I K. J-.. Morris, recently arrested as an j escaped convict and murderer while , 11111 u vr the olllce of Chief of Police for! the city of Danville. Va. Governor'1 l Mann gave Mr. Baldwin the desired! i letter, but declined to enlist Iiis net- I srinal efforts in behalf -of tlie release I ol the. Georgia murderer. The Govern? or said Unit in would do this only at such time as the citizens of Danville might rennest hint to interfere Before leaving for Georgia vesterdav Detective Baldwin said that thousands of people nil throuvh Vlrgipia had signed a petition to Governor Brown ! of Georgia; for the release of Stripling Me ssid thai lie knew Stripling per? sonally, and that lie had rarely ever known a vior.- etliclcnt officer or a bet? ter chief of police. Mr. Baldwin said that Stripling bad ten children .'to! a wife, all living, and was among the most popular public ofllcers in Danville when placed under arrest, lie believed practically the en? tire city of Danville had signed the pe? tition asking for the release of t!i" condemned man. The circumstances Surrounding tho murder fro- which Stripling was arrested and sentenced v. ere. In Ihe opinion of Mr. Haid win. sufficient to greatly mitigate all hlahic attaching to the . rime. Copy of Old Constitution; Governor Mann is in receipt of n very neat little souvenir volume con? taining a draft of the first Constitu? tion of the State of Connecticut, ot |r::tlier the Ii ist Constitution ever draft? ed in Connecticut, which was drawn up Iii ltiSS-0, and covered the Wir ei" towns of Windsor. Hartford and Wethersliold. The booklet is a tri ft from Charles C. Adams, of Cromwell Conn., and is very highly prized bv Governor Mann The Governor said yesterday thai for ninny years he had lived under the Impression that Ihe lir.st Constitution ever drawn by any colonial possession I of the English crown in this coun , try had he n drafted in Virginia. Ho I believes that this is as yet it popular. I though fallacious, belief. Tho Gov? ernor lived to learn that Connecticut was ahead of Virginia in th^ matter of drawing Constitutions. School Trustee* Elected. A joint session of the Common Corn? ell and Hoard of Aldermen was held lust night just preceding the regular meeting of the Hoard of Aldermen. Official notice was received that tho terms of W. Floyd Reams. P. C. Ebel and .lohn Bagby would expire n:; school trustees on April :t. and all three men were unanimously elected to succeed t hcmselvcs. Council Committees in Session. Tlie Committee on improvement of the James River heb! a brief meeting last night, approving pay rolls and bills. Tlie Committee on Water was in session for some time, opening bids and awarding contracts for stlpplic; for the department. Mr. Ilrymi to French. Rev C. 13, Bryan, rector of Grace Episcopal Church, Petersburg, will preach at the Lenten services at the Church of the Holy Trinity at o'clock this afternoon, The Tlnirw-Dlspnich will receive nnil forward contribution* for the famine ?nOcrcr* in China. . Names of donor* 1*1 be printed, except when otherwise requested. BE READY when necessity rails by opening an account with vis at once. 3 per cent. Compound interest added Ip your savings. 1117 East Main Street. Council Asked to Permit \V.cst h amp ton Cars to Come Downtown. ' STRAIGHT FIVE-CENT FARE Will Run Through to the Park Without Transfers or Tickets. An agreement lias boon reached be? tween tho residents of the Wcsthamp ton neighborhood and the Virginia Railway and Power Company as to street ear service, provided the City Council will consent ti> allowing the Wcsthampton cars to rnn down Broad Street to Eighth, thence to Main and up Ninth Street. An ordinance having this change In view was presented in the Board of Aldermen last night at the request of the Country Club of Virginia, and referred to the Com? mittee on Streets. It was stated that the street car company consents to the terms of the agreement, which is also acceptable to Richmond College, and now needs only the consent of the city. It provides for tVcsUYaihptOri a more frequent .service and through car.- from the business section for a straight 5-ccnt fare without tickets or trans? fers. Passengers on Broad Street may use the VVesthanipton our. which will In no sense replace present lines, hut a straight fare of .". cents will ho re? quired. New Line Do'iTUtown. Under the terms of the proposed ordinance the company is authorized to operate ears of the Wcsthainpton line from Robinson street and Floyd Avenue northwardly on Robinson | street to Broad, thence castwardly on | Broad Street to Eighth, down Eighth t<> Main, along Main to Ninth, thence to Broad, and back to Robinson Street*, it is provided that tie- cars of the Westliaihpton line shall be "suitably designated by plain and legible signs," nicht and day. They ale to lie so operated that one shall pass each point on tin- route in each direction at least every fifteen minutes, from ?'? A. M. to 9 A M.. and frohl :'. P. M. to S P. M.; nml at least every thirty minutes from !? A. M. to :: P. M.. and from S p. M. to 11 p. M? with a (inal car leaving j each terminal at l I! '.."? P. M. The cost of transportation on this liip- is to he cents llat. with tho visual rules as to children. No transfers arc to he given from or received upon the cars operated under this ordinance, nor will the conductors sell or accept tickets of any sort for fare. All < ars nre to rend! r a continuous ser? vice through to Westhuhipton Park i terminus. lind I.otiK DImciihmIo?. The subject of street car service has I "011 unde r discussion hy the West hitinptoh Citizens' Association, the hoard of governor.* of the Country Club 1 of Virginia, and the authorities of Richmond College for several months past, and several propositions ami count er-propositions have passed hack arid forward with the street car com pany a; present there |a a half-hour service, and not all of th< cars go I ihrough to the park, Tin- city only bus the right to require the comonn.v to accept transfers from the Broad and Main line at Robinson and Floyd Ave? nue, good lo the city limits at Floyd' Avenue and Crenshaw Avenue, after which the company has the right to; demand an additional fare. It has been said that because of the long haul of five or si:-: miles, the line has been operated at a loss; on 'transfer fares accepted from all points of tin- city through t>> the Country j < Tub. I The company has given it? consent to the plan proposed by Attorney <;o<>. Gregory for the Country Club for ? straight f,-cent fare from Ninth and Main Streets through to the park with? out transfer, and with a fifteen-minute service in the busy hours. No addi? tional trackage or connections are re? quired and tin- consent of the city is only us tn the right to operate down Broad Street every fifteen minutes n; special line of cars plainly marked to distinguish them, on which the or? dinary requirements as to transfers arid tickets will not apply. The ordinance will reach the Street Committee to-morrow night, and may he reported back to cither branch of the Council. LECTURES ON CHILD STUDY Serie* nf Addrcssci en Sunday-School Work at Seminary. Rev. A. V. Scliauffler, r>. D.. of New Yorh City, who will deliver hlx lectures at Unlfir Theological Seminary on "Sunday-School Pedagogy and Paidology" this week, u which all ?uiiday-fohool workers of all d? nominations and the public generally an j Invited lo attend, gave bis rirst lectur* o! i the series on "Merita and Defects of Moderr C'lilld Study" In the chapel of the seminar;, at v o'clock last nbjht. The remaining lee tuns of the yrlcs will be given to-day and to-morrow at 11 o'clock a. M. and at IS P. M The concluding lecture will be given Fi Ida j night at s o'clock. nr. Schn?ffler is; tho president of the Natt Yoi U C|ty .Mission anil Tract Society and chairman of the International Sunday-School I l.cfisrou Committee. Hf is the iui'.ho- of sev 'erat weil known hooks on Sunday-school work, such as "Tho Teacher, the Child and I the Book,the Pastor us header of Sim day-School KorecB" and "Sparks from a Su j porln tendent'a Anvil.',' Hi.-! views are the result of years of enrn f i study, and also of years of experience i in the actual work of Sunday schools, where j he hap tested all manner of theories and developed methods that it is believed will I commend themselves to the practical mind. I It is requested that friends from the city ! w bo attend these lectures will make a point of being oa hand promptly at ihc hour named. Reception to Stnte Commander. I R. B. Lee Camp. No. 1. Sons of Confederate. Veterans, will hold a special meeting at tho '?Business Men's Club, top floor of the Ameri? can Naiion.il Hank Building, to-night at 8:15 I o'clock, to meet State Commander W. Mc I Donald Lee and Adjutant-General Nathan D. I Forrest, of the United Sons of Confederate Veterans. J. Singleton Walker, commander of the camp, will preside. AildrcascM School Meeting. Joseph D. Egglcslon, Jr., Stnte Su? perintendent of Instruction, left itlch j ritond yesterday at l" o'clock for Bealc ton. ini Fauquler county, Va.. where he delivered an address in the in tores! of schools last evening. Mr. lOggleston is expected at his office in the State Capi? tol building to-day. The educational meeting at Bealeton last night was I largely attended. 9_ Must Remove, Shed, i ai i nmplalnt of residents in the n?Mgh I borhood the Police Department yesterday ! ordered the Virginia Railway and Power j Company to remove the walling shed at tho j corner of Robinson Street and Floyd Avenue. The shed was for the convenience of pas? sengers to shelter them from storm and sun; as the company operates ri slow sched? ule on tho West hamp ton line. Thompson?Homier. a marriage license wan Issued-.late yester ? day afternoon to Samuel a. Thompson, of New York, and Heien Overton Bonner, nee Wo.lams. Mrs Homier nave her residence no In Richmond and Mississippi as her birth? place. Mr, Thompson gave his occupation as that of a capitalist, The couple regist? ered at the J< ffereon Hotel after the wed? ding. $12.85 for Suits Worth Up to $25 \ It's an end of the season sale of broken lots of suits ; which were very popular during the season. All | sizes for all shapes. ! To-Day Umbrellas, worth $1.50, choice 95c | Gans-Rady Company j Fire Commissioners Elect List of Members of Engine Company 13. At a .special meeting1 of the Hoard of Fire Commissioners last night the fol? lowing were elected as members of Fire Engine Company No. IP., located in Washington Ward, to take effect from April 1: Captain, II. B. Cosby, formerly lieutenant of Engine Company No. 10; Kuginotnan, S. H. Perdue, formerly lire matt grade A, Engine Company No. j 1. Firemen, Grade A?C. A. Cotton. W. T. Smith. C. C 12 Id er, formerly llrotucn of Washington Ward, grade H. Fireman, Grade H?W. T. Dance, .1. O. Belcher, W. K. Smith. G. W. Dowdy, .1. B. J,ehnfngs, J. K. Williams, formerly substitutes on the old Washington Ward force. As soon as tho new engine house is completed, a steam fire engine, similar tu these m use in Richmond, will be transferred to tlie Southslde, and the station men and equipment will be In every re's pect like the standard tire engine houses of tlie older sections of .4 ho city The following substitutes wet" ap? pointed on probation; W. Warriner, to Engine Company 1-; Alexander Tingle, to Engine Company 13, and James Johnson, to Truck Company L', G. R. Tlgnor, substitute in Engine Company I, tendered bis resignation, i which was accepted, ho having been recently elected ,i member of the |ib: j lice force. ARRESTED AT STATION Another Premier (harped With llobhrry lit (tiiyton Mine?. Jack ''oj!'-, another ot flu? van? ch.-uged with robbing tlio hotel at Guyton mines, whs arrested yesterday by Deputy Sheriff tiydpor as lie slumbered 'a the Main Street Station. He le specifically charged with Mealing clothing aim shoes, hut has been Idcntilled with William Moore and John Duughty, iirrcatod Monday night by Police niAti H. I *. thiraett for breaking In thr trunk of Jesse I'e.rruecl nnrf taking $16 In cash and a sold watch and chuiti, vulijed at A search disclosed the fact that Mooie had $1S In hills beneath the waistband of hit trousers und a silver dollar in Ida pocket. A watoh arid chmln, said t'> bo those iitlss itiR. also were found on his person. Pnllo\ trig up a tip Deputy Sheriff. Sydnor landed Coyle hi the Main Street depot as he slept quietly on oho of the benches. Jtrlng sur,? of hl.? man the handcuffs were slipped on ond of his Wim? before lie awoke. He did i not like the Idea of being shackled and r? t fused I" give litt I ho other hand. The sigh! rif n club, however, brought him to lift senses, ami ho went very quietly to the iail. Henry IJlotiskl, alleged t(( be another mein l>er of the puns, whu arrested at the month of the mine late yesterday nftctnoon by I'o llcciiian HondaII and brought to ihe county Jail. It was reported that he had a razor, with which he had expressed tlie hope that he might some time have Ihr pleasure of ear; in? lip Off leer Gr/riett. The razor was not found, nor were there any stolen goods among Ids effects. Kendall also brought ?Ion? James Rebels, an employe of the mine, who will iinswer to the charge ot being drunk and disorder? ly. Rebels has been arrested <>n the came charge before, and says h^ rather likes It; that officers hero are better than they ary up North. Meeting of Academy of Medicine. A meeting of the P.lchmond Academy of Medicine and Surgery was he'd la the T. P. A. building, Third ami Main .Street?, lust night at 5 o'clock. A paper on ihe recent progress In the study of acute and chronic shock was read by Or. G. P. I.a Itoque. Dr. XV. O. Tun? 111. T)r. W. O. Tune, one of the Internes la Hit City Hospital, was taken yesterday to til* Memorial Hospital for treatment. He has been ill for several days, but his condition Is said to he not serious. Helena flub Kntertalns. Helena. Club hold their entertainment last night at thel* c\ih rooms, 2233 Bast Main street. The club met at S:30 P. M., prrdded over by James (iorniKii, temporary chair? man. After tho regular routine business the members adjourned to the banquet room, where they were entertained at supper and with vocal and instrumental music. The full membership and Invited guests partici? pated, numbering 100. Negro Drops Dead. j Charles Harris, eolored. of id? St. .lamoi Street, died suddenly at 5 o'clock yesterday I afternoon at tlie plant of the Duplex Kn j vclope Company, where he had long been j employed. Dr. Turman. of the city ambu? lance corps, uns summoned; but Harris was j dead before the physician arrived. Death v. as said tr> he flue to heart trouble. Thrown from ( nr. Susan Johnson, colored. ,<t r.09 Catherine Street, was thrown from a l/ulccsido car yesterday, hut was not seriously hurl. Sim was treated by Dr. Turman. of the city ambulance corps. | Attempt to Brenk Into Saloon. Andrew Dona 11 reported to Hie police yes. lerday that an attempt was made some time Monday night to break into his saioon ui Eighteenth and Franklin Streets. Man Who Refused to Furnish Drinks Knocked Out With Knucks. Because; ho alleges, he refused to treut three strangers to drinks In a saloon near .Seventeenth and Franklin Streets, F. I, Davis, of Washington, was assaulted yesterday morning by one of Hie nun and knocked out with a pair of knucks. Davis was In tlie bar taking a drink when the three toughs walked In. They enguged in conversation, and presently one of the men suggested that Davis treat all hands uround. D.-via demurred. They insisted. Still Davis demurred, and then one advanc? ed on him, and, without warning, struck him full In the face with heavy brass knucks. Davis staggered and fill unconscious to the Moor. He wan unconscious for only a i- v minutes, and when lie revived he walked out to tlie open air. The strangers /tad dis a ppeu red. A police Officer found Davis in a half-dazed condition, and took him to Eighteenth and Broad Streets, where the city ambulance war summoned. Dr. Turman responded, and took Davis to the First station, where his wounds were treated. ib_ was. found to be Buf? fering: fr"in a had cut over tho left eye, the knucks having penetrated to the bone. Davis said that lie would be unable to identify any of the men, and no warrant was sworn out. He said that lie arrive.l in Richmond on Monday. KILLED AT GAYTON MINES t'ole I.ohen J.lfe ?1? Penult Of Injury Froui Falling ttoek. Mike Shudcnskl, a Pole, was killed yesterday shortly before noon in the Gay ton MlneSi While there was no one, who could give an accurate account ot the accident, it was said that his head v. . - crushed by a stone which fell from one of the wails of the mine. Ho was dead before he could ho brought to tho surface, O seems that no one vc,m present at the "me of the accident, and Shudcnskl apparently had been dead some tithe before he was discovered. Acting Cor? oner .1 Pulmor Bright war, called later, but wa>- unable lb ?ci out to the mines yesterday afternoon. An inquest will he held tills morning, and doubtless there will he an investigation of the accident by the mine officials. The man hud been employed in tho /nines for about three weeks, and had recently brought his wife to the settle? ment; it was reported tho accident was tina\ oidable. Hclcn*cd From Quarantine. The counties of Chesterfield and F1? vannah are to-day released from Fed? eral qutirahtlho for cattle tick, as foretold In The Times-Dispatch sev? eral weeks ago. The Infection of cat? tle ticks has been a source of creat danger In many parts <?f Virginia and other Southern states. the- infection t eaching a a far South as Texas and as far West as oklahomh. Tho tiek nro duoes a fever very fatal to cattle and !,as enlisted the deep study of Federal and State authorities for its preven? tion and eradication. Tho authorities feel that at last they have the situa? tion under control Nearly 11.000 square mUo.t of territory has now been released Crom Federal cattle tick quarantine by the orrler from the Sec? retary of Agriculture at Washington. Mu> ?r-Kditor III. Mayor .i. E. Cookc, of Woynesbbr?, Va., it confined In the Memorial Hospital. It is ex? pected that thr Mayor, who is editor of the Valley Virginian, will he there for twe weeks. Grotto Session To-Nlght. 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I.at ham. of Cente? nary Methodist Church! who spoke on "Pre? vailing Prayer.'" To-ntgbt's odflrcss will he by Ttov. Thomas Kemmes, rector of St. Andrew's Church, on "Power from on High." Company Huh Serial, Company First Infantry, had a social at the armory last night. About forty mem ' tiers were present. Since the Texas manouvre talk began there have been recruits In all tho companies cd: the Richmond battalion. W.L.Douglas guarantees to the J|?!;:, ^^^^ wearer full value for his money, ?lpl $3.50 or $4.00, according to the Wm% price stamped on the bottom. PJjp|?r W. Ii. DOUGLAS .$3.50 SHOES are W&M ?/7 tho lowost price, quality considered, in kW/l tho world. They are loaders everywhere. S J W.L. DOUGIiAS $4.00 SHOES equal fefl^RliJ^^.. other makes costing $5.00 to $7.00.^^^?ffi?g^S^^'* Jr The only difference is tho price. ^^^ra^^^ri^^^^s. '?'?/?/ A visit to W. L. Douglas great, factory^t^^^^^^^^^r' / at Brockton,Mass., would show yon how >f?p8gKv '!&h}&^i?&'' 1 carefully W. L. 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