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ROYAL CHI WEARS
jMcw York Boasts Animal Aris , tocrat Which Came From Windsor Castle. New York, March !!..?Now York lias a royal <ai. lie wears on ermine robe onO a "two-story" crown on stale oc? casions, .nid sometimes sits in n bos hi the theatre with his owner, Mrs. A. Arthur Alfred It rooks, prominent so ? Cicty woman and suffragist. Iluwovelj Kins uoward vin.~ihafs tiic out? lik? s t., steal through an open window, iUli up Hi' lire escape and sit on the uppcrinot i pinnacle, while Iiis owu? i brcaiblcssl> scrambles after him. >?:? play hide and s.-elt in llie corridors ol the Hotel st. .lames, while Mis. Brooks fiantlcully te.uclus every nook and corner for, Mis l'ellno Majesty, and ilnolly hriuits hihi back to his bed oh top of the piano. .Society was recently treated to an innovation when Mr. LI rooks took 111." 1 Coy a I Highness to the theatre and sal ?with the shaggy Persian in her nrnm during most of iii" pcrfortuunce. Mrs. it rooks, former-!} of St'. Louis, Is so? cially prominent ln-re, living president of the t'Sothtiiii Club and mchlbcr and olllecr in many others. "Now. just wait a minute ami I'll dress K.Uward in his ermine robe and ? i own.' said Mis. Brooks lib-day as she pulled at tin- resisting royally, whose > laws caught in the piano cover just 111;- ordinary alley eats' claws do. "Conn down. dear, lie a nice kitty: There's ii piece of cako which he didn't cat. X'ou know, l huvo been having my apartments cleaned to-day and lid word hasn't had his usual nap. Then the presence of strangers i.round has also gotten iilm nervous. Isn't ho a dear?'' Ills Majesty's tail came around In reach of Hie reporter, im*, ho dated not pinch li. iStlward was eager to make friends with the newspaper man. "Now I'll get his crown and robe,'1 said Mrs. Itrooks. an Kite 'produced a key which lei her into ihe Innermost recesses of a treu sure box. ''Conic, Ed' ward.-' and with true military disci? pline which only royal Mood might pOSSCSS, Edward leaped to the top of ;i spacious leather chair and calmly al? lowed himself to be dressed la court tilt Ire. "How ISdtrard <locs love, his crown Mid rob'." Mild Mrs. Crooks, as she tucked his cars into the upper story of s rrnhi crown which sparkled with Klonen and then Hi ted .wires attached t ? the crown Into a gold collai around his neck. "1 Ordered Iho crown front a Jeweler I.- ! and when it was about finished, tin- jeweler telephoned m>- to bring Ed-1 v. ml down to try It on. 1 Informed the jeweler that rime Hie cat was a royal; cot, It Would be necessary for htm to ?.'?:.:e to my apartments. He. did. j "When Edward wears that crown, he, Mta up as dignified as any person.! 'J''.:?ro used to be little tiiaiiionds In the i' liar, but he didn't like them, so ho scratched them out. "Yes. Edward lb a rjyal eat. About four years ago. I spent a day at Wind? sor Castle. With a number of other women, 1 spied this cat, then n kitten, pciri bed en top of a horse which was Galloping around the grounds of tho royal stabil.-. I said: 'I'm going to have (hat kitten before 1 leave.' I got It. ond didn't steal it either. Kcst ntorhlhg'ohe e>f the King's.hostlers spi>t|ired tit tho hotel; and handed me n covered basket. 1 opened It. There was tlo- eat. "And sense: Why. Edward has as much sense as a human being. Every timri any otic knocks, lie tuns to the door and --? reels Ihcm. The other night lie stolo out of tin- room. Presently vo heard a thud at the door. Doing 11 ere. we found Edwnrd hanging by ziuth fore feet from the brass knocker and kicking and scratching with hi.i bind fe'-t against tin: door. Now, wasn't that clever'.' "I think a person should have cither ? cut or animal as a pet, especially ?Whero there are children In the house. When children see any one being kind i.b .i dumb animal, they will likewise ??<? kind. And then, loo, cats and dogs itave tnoro affection than sonic people 3 know." Home time ago Mr.-. Brooks pinned suifragcttc badges on Colonel Theodore Itooscvclt and Cloverlior Woodrow \VIL ? on. Cr*fIon?l nrr. rspecial to The Tlmcs-Disoato'.i ] Eureka Mills. Va . March ?Miss Maud,. Cury. daughter of Mr, and Mrs. V, s, Cary, was inarrtcd to Sidney ?""r.ifton. of Brookneu 1. Wednesday, at the. hom* of the bride. Rev. J. C. ITarrVi Of the Methodist Church, was ithe officiating clergyman. After the cerehiony Mr- and Mrs. Crafton left ifor a trip to Washington. Why Do You Suffer With Epilepsy or Falling Sickness? Mr. Oeo. Taylor, of Whittles Depot. Vs., ^srrttes ut: ?1 villi t*y Hint my '>oy that look your 1 rctimcnt mire than ten ycarc ngo Is yel ??-il and very robun and hearty, we hsyo ecu no >lrn of a return vt hi- ,l|ieuff. if sr.y (keptli rtoiihu tnl.- and will v.rltc :n? 3 Will clit them a full hie-.,..:; of my cure.? I Wc \ih\<- eeorep Jijpt yui !: I'tleri tli.it would like !-ou to read dud Investigate; Permit us to tend thorn t- yon. also our Ibbeklet, a'-o a raiupli ?l oiir Kpllepgy Rem? edy, all ldtKU. pottpald, Jit: .-tad your p: r.a, awe addrcn. I IIB >- RKMEOI < C. Mr. Make-It-Right Will Make His Headquarters In Richmond N. \V. Corner Third aud Broad, Showing Sprino. Styles Colonial l'unirj?. Handsome Lingerie Waists C?u Actual Value $1.25, Just a spring .suggestion that is especially noteworthy. Charming new Waists which you will find irre? sistible. IN RICHMOND 3 EAST BROAD ST. Dainty Silk Actual Val An oppor derful valu choicest Pe colorings. is High-Class usurps the Pi ice ARGA1N Customary Value, $17.50 To-morrow these bargain Suits can be had for only 8.98?an un? heard of price for the choicest ?models: SHORT JACKET? SMART SKIRT. The price and the garment must be considered apart. The fabrics are of the best quality; the prices the low? est. Customary Value, $22.50 $12.98 The newest of early Spring Suits are assembled at this price, showing the fabrics that Paris approves, and a wide latitude in colors and trimmings. French series and mannish mixtures, with new cutaway coats; models, designs and colors in profusion. ALL THE NEW LEADING SHADES. Suits Customary Value, $19.50 A spring exhibit of elegant Suits that are possessed of that dignified character, that aristo? cratic taste, which imparts tone and refinement. WHIPCORDS, BEDFORD CORDS, SERGES. The woman who knows, knows that tailored costumes for spring are best bought now. ALL FASHIONABLE SHADES. Every model verified as to style, and represents the dressy and tailored models. Suits Customary Value, $27.50 $14.98 An unheard of price for th choicest models, representing only high priced suits. They are modeled from this season's very latest ideas, hence reflecting the beauty and features of the new spring styles. We prefer to put the emphasis on the stunning fashions. The individuality and distinction of the Suits and the quality of materials and work? manship rather than on the low price, and yet it is a very strong feature of our introductory sale. g spring Customary Value, $15.00 $7.98 A spring exhibit of choicest fabrics and silks in a nutshell. When we say that such charm? ingly captivating Dresses as shown in our new spring line. They embrace the new rolled col? lars, one side revere effects, and fabrics that are without equiva? lent. Shades the newest; Include tan, cream, navy and black. 1C 31 Customary Value, $22.50 $10.98 You will find it a real pleasure to come and sec this unequalcd aggregation of Spring Dresses at these unprecedented prices. Handsome silks, captivating foulards, employing the newest trimmings and styles. Our as? sortment of these delightful Dresses will be the talk of Rich? mond. Perfect Alterations Absolutely Free of Charge Guaranteeing a Fit Equalling Any Custom Made Garment COLOSSAL PLA Bill Has Been Put Up to Con? gress by Senator Carroll S. Page. Washington. March 2.?A coIosshI plan for furthering educational und vo? cational Work throughout the country ha? just been )>ut up t?i Congress b> nator Carroll rf. Page, of Vermont The men sure propose* .1 nevv Idea ol Federal and State co-operation in edu? cation, tho government to furnish niil [ lions of dollar* in the undertaking. Uy 1921, if all States lake advantage lot the measure?supposing it is enact: cd Into law?Uncle Sam will be spend i Ing yearly something ever $14,000,000 I for higher education. lixiietly what the hill provides is best explained In the title?one of the hingest oh record at the Senate. Page says Its purpose is: ; "To co-opdrate with the States in encouraging Instruction in agricul? ture, the trades and industrfc-a and j home economicn tu secondary schools. I "in props ring teachers for th'isc vo? cational courses in State college* of ag I i iculturc and th>j mechanic arts. I "In maintaining Instruction in tho^c j vocational subjects in State normal i schoolt j "in the maintaining extension de? partments In State colisges or agricul? ture and the mechanic arts." Secondary schools, It i? explained, arc liifrh schools, the Intermediate between [elementary schools and collegiate j courses. , To carry out the plan the bill appro I prlates In its main Items: IFor 1 ho education of teachers for the year beginning Jnlyl,1912, and annual? ly thereafter fl,?52,000; for extension I work, $500.000 for the year higlnnlng July 1, 1912, and increasing by $300,Ooo .annually when it reaches tho maximum sum (which Is thereafter annually ap? propriated), S2.900.000. For the year beginning July 1. 1915, and annually thereafter the appropria? tions are For instruction In the trade? *r.d industries, home economics and a^ riculturo in public second grade schools, 30.000,000; for the Instruction in agri? culture 4i 11 <i homo economics in state rtistrlcl agricultural schools, $1,000,000 rind for branch held tost ami breeding stations, $1,000,000, The maximum expenditure in lfiCl anil annually thereafter, provided that ,every State should avail itself or every appropriation made by the bill, would ne $1 1,022,000. ? Tills maximum sum." says the report on tin.- bill, "would involve an annual ? est of less than 14 cents per capita of Otlf population." Each State shall receive for the re ! p. ? live lines of education and develop i . ment selected by its only such part of the funds devoted to each line, to which It would be cut.tied, ns, in the Judg? ment of the Secretary of the Intorior, lit has made ample preparation to ut.il-, I Izo to advantage. ; states are required to furnish build-' iiifts und grounds needed to carry on j 111X3 work, and in sonic cases to oontrl-| I bute money equal to the amount given, b; the federal government. "it i:i an error to regard tho appro? priations called for by this bill as an expense." said Senator 1'age. "As a! I matter of fact they are absolutely tit ccssary investments, from an economic] ?? - i 4 LENTEN TABLE DELIGHTS Order from these Lellten delicacies?they icpresent the 1 est to be had for making the Lenten table abound with delightful surprise;. Phone or mail orders filled promptly. NORWAY MACKEREL, 15c. Specially fine white, plump meat. A tempting dish, PPnNCH PEAS, SPECIAL AT 18c. Tender and small. Extra value at this price. HOME-MADE PRESERVES. Pure, wholesome Raspberry and Strawberry Preserve; from our own kitchen; per quart, 75c. EVERYTHING GOOD TO EAT AND DRINK . 504-508 East Broad Street. Tel. Monroe 101-106 standpoint, t.j Bay nothing about that inflrilloly greater tiuestion of duty td the American boy, who is entitled to that equality of opportunity which we do not give him. ''It will not answer for any man to say tiifit this bill Is loo liberal with the suns of those who loll, unless Iio, Is able to point out a better method i r.-hereby the buy may be equipped for' his lifo work. "To-day, in Car too large numbers,] these, boys through no fuult of their own. uro drifting into a cheap and of-j tentimes criminal manhood, and their lack of educational advantages iindl their environment arc responsible, for! this condition." Pago'a bill has the approval of' President Taft, ex-President Roosevelt and scores of Other prominent men and. women. Sunday Services In City Churches Culesm otherwise noted 1? tnl? columo, usual services will be con? ducted at eustoninry boars by rcsu lor pnstors of local churches. Owing to improvements being mado to the ! Interior or the Park Place Methodist 1 Church, preparatory to tho installation of I a new organ, there will b? no services at 1 thst church to-day. It Is expected that the j lecture-room will he In condition to hold', services .m,1 Sunday tchool nc-xt Sunday. Rev. George p, (;rcen, State Sunday-school ; secretary, will preach at U o'clock at As biirjr l',aco Methodist Church The pestor. Rev. b. T. Williams, will preach to-night. The bimonthly meeting of tho ChrUllan ? Sunday-School A??oolatlon of Richmond will i take place this afternoon at 3:30 o'clock In the Marshall Street Christian Church, Tho afternoon service ?I Monumental , Episcopal Church will take place at 6 o'clock Instead of ( o clock. Hev. W. \V. Hamilton, D. D., will arrive in Richmond to-morrow for tho purpt>?e of conducting a series of menthui at calvary. Xlnptlst Church. It was csptoted that he , would he present to.proach at to-dny's scr-I vices, hut ho waj unable to reach the city, ro tho pastor. Rev, Ryland Knight, D. D., Will conduct both icrvlcff. Rev. H, D. C. Maclaeblaiti pastor of tho Seventh Street Christian Church, win spcuk to inrn at a meeting this nftnrnnon nt ,'i:30 o'clock 'it the. Central V. Mi C. A. His sub? ject Will be "The nan-'i n' Death/' ciecreraiy McKca will address the boys' inoetlnjr at u:?'t o'clock. Rev. H. I'. .loiu-j will atrtrcs* a men's mcjtiui ?t s.z-j u'clocl. at ttu:, nailriaj j? M. C, A. ricv. j. j. rix will "speak toT>oy: at ;:1j o'clocl:. BONDS Fon .new scnoni,, Voted In Fnrmvlllr at Special Election on Friday. (special to The Tlmes-DUpa t;h.J Farmvllle, Va., March 2.?There was much Interest In the special election held y?sterday to determine the nucs tion of 1 = snln,r honds for the purpose of building a new school house In l'armvllle. About 11 o'clock In the morning tho male portion of the stu? dent body of the StlbliO school, headed by the principal of the Institution, pu radcd ? ; streets of tho town and made welkin ring with the High Scho The vote, on tho questions stood ..; f0r 3n<j 19 against, and tho| smounl t bonds to be Issued is! %-?'?< Work will be commenced I my, mcdi.- after the present sessloaj Siosol and the building Is to bo comjb plated time for reopening In Sop-'1 ? torn, The Toto Is considered a j grcai :nph for the friends of the ? ipnoo] view of the fact that two similar nlons have been held In the last :- . oarSl and In each the pro? ject ? nen. biiildlng hss been de? feat' : large majorities. You'll make a great mis? take if you do not secure one of our Handsome Mission Hall Clocks, given FREE with every $25.00 or ever cash or credit purchase, This offer holds good for the vhole ol this week. Hundreds have taken advantage of this liberal offer. Fall in line. Another large order of the ^tractive souvenirs wil arrive about Wednesday, and we will b\glad to supply ?-ny one who did not secure one at our openin '( ROUNTREE-Sfj'l HERLAND Ul-113-115 w Successors to Sutherl "the oualitI Broad, - s| & Cherry, Inc. ;,'5TORE."