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In Lighter Vein!
Mnny things can bc trcated in a liftht and frivolous manncr.
Good light, however, cannot bc trcated lightly. Good light
enables you to keep g.ood eyesight, It avoids doctors' bills ns
well as gas bills, Wc will prcscribc for all light troubles frcc of
cost?nnd sell you the necessary medicine cheap.
We hopc bdfore many rriore months are past to have the
mantle of f amc cover ns on account of our good work in rnantels.
Ministers and missionarics help pcople to bc good?we come
next and offcr them every facility to.kccp clenn. " Clcanlincss
is next to gbdliness.'' Wc have the best assortment of bath
room supplies in the r.ity?this fact won't wash out, Scc ?
RICHMOND PLUHBING & MANTEL CO.,
Both phones 030. 2<> IN. Ninth Street, Richmond, Vu.
ESCAPE FROM JAIL
Badly Beaten?Ono of
(Rpeelol to Thn Tlmoa-Dtdpnteli.)
ClfES'nUtFllvI.n, VA.. .Tanunry 2K
Tho usual Sunday afternoon qulot wns
(brokon lu upon yesterday horo ln a way
that Hliook tho nonves of nll tlio neljrh
borhood and rcKidtcd in a Blpoeploss
night for many timld soulH ot tho vil?
The cnuse of tho excltcment wns the
escapo from JaJl of ilvo burly crlmlnnls,
three of them wltli bad rocofds, nnd so
fious cbturgtis againstilhrom uwiiitlng tiiia.li
About twlllght ycstorday aftornooii Mr
Hortiert Cugblll. who hna for a yoar or
two been jnilor 'for iho county, mado
his lisiinl rouiicl in coring for his prls.
oncrs and. looklng nfter their condition for
tho last timo for tho day, nnd whllo ho
wiu alono with leis mon, all of whom nre
hcgrocs, a Plan wlilcli bnil 1>een eon
cooted and carerully cnnslricrcil wus suo
tcBsfuIly carried out ahd four of inc
pye prlsooers nro now nt Inrit" ns a rc
>ult. The trotibta seoms tc, havo arlnen
trom over conlldenco ln n "trusty." Mr.
bogbill -wus acousbnhied to nllow u young
lollnw, with a llglit soiltonco agrlnst Jilin,
Und whoso. term of Iniprlsoauiejit hnd
hearly exnired, lo wn.lt on him In his
work nroiuid tho jatl. Tho other four
pflsoners wiore, us Mr, C'ogblll thought,
Bocnrely fnstonod ln their cell or cngo,
nnd with no ohanen lo do hnnii or effect
their escape. Tlio plnn, liowovor, ivaa for
Willlo Cov-lnpton, tho trusty, to ellp Iho
cago door bolt , ln tho twlllgtit ns he
nnsaod by with his palla or turn of woofl.
This ho accoimpllshed so tloftly that bo
' forn tho fcllglttest siispiclon of foul pluy
was manlferft, .Mr. Coghlil waa pounced
upon from belrlnd by four atalwort col?
ored men, do3perato and dotermltied to
esoaiw or dio tryuig. Being of pbworflll
physlflue, Mr. Cogblll foujrllt tho euln
tetto of dosporacloes for some minutes
einglo handccl, and tlio stnigglo wns
iltrcely waged, and mnny llerco blows
wero .dea.lt lveforo ho was ovcrpowered
and dlsarmed, nn?l tho crlminals rushod
by him dovm tlio sleps. Mr. Cogblll
UilnltK thnt ono of the mon la ourrylng
ln his nbdoman a bullot i'.red at close
rnngo .from his plstol before ? the"
wenpon was finally wrenc.lind from him.
During 19iu Struggle thuo Wero crles for
jjielp, nnd by tho timo tho esbaiplng prls
oviers had seized tho outor door koys nt
th\o plstol'n mnzKle, nnd had mndo their
?\vi\v out Ui- tho open alr, Mr. I'. V.
Coftblll and Mr. Clydu Tyimhcnrt had
lenrivea of t!ho troublo, und woro rushlng
to tho joliof's iilf 1. Coming Into tho court
Hreen aa tho last of tho prlsoners wns
mnlclnfv' off. Mr. 'Purehenrt let 11 ro nit him
with lrla hi<ceciiloa<ler ho had grabbod
Up, nncf. a I'Md of turkey sliot lald.thc
mun k'vu. Otthor shots wero flied at tbe
other tlgtires :f:ulIng!nto the twlllght, with
What r.WUlts it is not known. Tho man
Irnocked di(H '. by tho first -diot nfter
wards gol B* and cscaped, so lt Is im
poFKiblo tp to\ \how effectlvo any of. tlie
Ono of tlio nngroefi who oscaprd wns n
deVPerate cVhumelcr who had only boen
ln jail one w-oi.'k, by ruuna John Boyd,
nllas Chaxllo Riosfl, und the lir.po hero Is
tliat if nny o t tlio men nre dcad or mor
latly woundbi l, Iloyd Is tlio man. This
niuii wns 001 tfhuvl on fo?ir eharges for
higliwiiy robbi try and attemrited ussanlt,
any ono of wAlcJt, tf proven, was sulll
. cient io ilemiulil" c;upltai punishment or
u llfo sehtoneo:
Mr. CogbMl a>- soon as possiblo yester?
day evening ini ftituted pta-sult of the no
groos ln nll dl rootionsi and before bed
tlme onc of tii bm, Georgo Ijassiter, was
captured on tlio Riohmond and Potem
burg BleotrlC BHIhvay llmv on his way to
Pelerrfburg, andi he was bug.qed lunt night.
The otlier four iiW-'n aro sti-ll nt largo. lt
Is hop.vd, howlevon, that tho fiiKltlvos wttl
not bo able to el'uilo their purauers very
Tho frlShtCul nt'falr camo near havlng
a much nnore dlstresslhg end than it did,
for before tlio anon finally obtalned tho
jail keys fvom ilr. Honhert Cogliill nnd
escapod fr?nai lBlan, they I*.red nt litm
onco at closft range, and ?nn.ppcd the gun
?t hini Bevo.tal othar tlniea.
Number of Students Double
What lt Was Five Years
(Special lo Tiio Tlinen-Plfpntch.)
1,17X1 N'UTo.N, VA? Jnmi.-iry 21!.?Tho
atlondonco at W'.i.ihlngton nnd l.,oo Unl
verolly Ih lnrger this yonr Ihan for thlrly
yeiirs, nnd ono hundroil iier fent. moro
than llvo years ago. With n numhor of
now studbnts ontoredl slneo tho begln
rilng ot tlie second lerm aftor Chrlstmnii,
tho malrloulales now reaoli 27S, whloh
'far oxcoBdB the oxpoctattonit nt' tho most
aarigillno friends of iho irnivorslly nt tho
beglnning of tho BQSHlon.
Tho Llbrary Commlttoo of ?\Vnshinston
and I/>e, havlnc ln chiirgo Iho selectlon
of books from catalogtles nf twenty piito*
ll.shlng ilrniH who have contrlbutod ilfly
baota ea-ch for tho llbrary of lw> Wilson
HeDiifiinlo r.lliniry. ln ninniory nt. tho lato
1'rosldont Wlfliiun l,. Wltaon, havo coth
ploted tholr work, nnd the llsta woro^nent
on' Satui'tlay for tho IroilUs. The com
inlttoe conslsled of Dr. W. S. CUrrell,
Dr. James Luwlu Howe, I'rofessivr 11.
Parltor Willls; nnd tho Hbrnrlan, Miss
Annie R, Whlto.
Mntorlal ls ln hnnd for laylng a new
lirlelc wnlk nlong IIk- fnllre front of tiio
main building nt Whshlngton nn<l Lee
lo replaco tliu old brlck wnlk, wftloti haa
been In utifl condition, nnd whicli wns Inld
hnlf a century or more ngo,
Interracdlalo oxajnlnntlnnn aro now In
progrosa nt the Virginia Milllary Instltuto
nnd will 6o conllnuocl from dny to dny
iiiiill completed. Tho Loxlngtajn lllgh
Kchool nlso havo exnmiimtlons in pro
A speclnl car of Bnltlmoro nnd Ohio
olllelaia was here. conttitnlng Generai Su
perlnlnndeiit of Telegraph Ohnrlcs Rclden
nnd tho gcnr-rnl Insu/ranco Inspjoctor. A
Bliort time wa.s spont in Loxlngton. Tho
object of f.Tio ylslt'wna Iho ItiR'iwvtlon of
Iho eomprtny's hullilluga by tho Insurance
Informatloh has been received hero of
tho death nf Jnek ICIng at hls homo at
Mnrlimnn., P'ln. Mr. ICIng grodUialecl IhstV
yonr with dlslllictlon from tlio law sehoolV
nf Wnslilngton nnd Lee, having takon tho
doublo course. IIo wns nlso tbe mednllst
at the Intermodlal-e bolebratlon of ono of
Ihe llfernry socletlen, and was a young
iiimi of fine nttalnments.
RESCUED HER CHILD
Thirteen-Year-Old Girl Almost Burned
to Death in Her Bed.
(Speclnl t? Tho Tlmes-nispntch.)
AVINCHRSTliR. VA., January 26.
Lyndn. Kromor, the thlrteon-yenr-old
dauirlitor of Charles V. Kromor, wojf
resouod from n. horrlblo denth oarly this
morning whlle lylng In bed nlone. A
towel rnck had fallon on a stovo nnd get
flre to tho bed clnthlng, and before the
child had .tlmo lo renllzo tbe dnnger she
wa.s In tho room was f.llotl with smoko.
I'pon boarlng tho chlld's crlos, Mrs.
Kromor rnn upstalrs through tho snffo
cnllng nniolto ar.d rescued her dtuighter,
Tho mother is prostrntod.
Albert Omp's four-horso toam came
near bolng limtantly killed whllo haullug
lumbor wost of hero to-day. In pnsslng
ovor an Icy proclplco tho ontlro toam
went down tho mountoln sldo with a
crash. The horses wero sevoroly In?
WRECKING CAR WRECKHD
Passengor Train Fails to Soo Signals
and Crashes Into It,
(Speclnl to Tiio Tlnics-nispntcli.)
EAST RADFORD, VA., .lunuary 26.?
"What citino near being n sorlnua wrook
occurrod thlu morning nt New Klver sta
t!on, ono mllo west of Rndfpril. Thero had
b?>rn a wroak at Dublln, nnd Captain
Kuhn, of Iho wrock car. wns on tiio way
to I'lenr the track. No. -IV pnssenger train,
ln clyjxgo of Engineer Qeorgo Fairhrothor,
rwlrig to clonso fog, ffilled to hoo tho som
apltoro Hlgnal nnd crashed Into t ho wrec'k
car from tho rear. M. A. Allen, nn om
loyn, was allghtly liui-t. Tho oubooso and
wreck car Catlght IIro nnd were enllrely
burned up. Tho passongor train was run
nlng Blowly, elso thero would havo boen
a serloua loss of lifo.
Commltteos to Deal With Oys
tcrs and Annexatlon.
MANY PLANTERS ARE HERE
Bnrksdnlo Puro Eloctlons Bill to Bo
Considercd To-Morrow?Tho Slot
Measure Up?Fish and Gamo
Thero will bo two matters of great Im
portoneo up hoford loglslatlvo eommlttoea
to-day. Ono will be tlio amie-.itlon quos
tlon before tho Counties, CIIIos und
Toivns Commltteoa of tlio two housos, und
the otlier tho bill of Mr. jordan, of Frod
crlck, to ahorlon tlio senson for taking
oystors from their tiatui-nl beds by cut
tlng off the tnonlli of Soptcmbor,
Tho annexatlon bills havo been hanging
flro some wecktyj nnd the vnto will bo
taken without fWrtllbV nrgimient. lt looks
ns ir tho Sonato cemmlttcb will stand for
Coionel Vlndorson's bill providing for tlio
Jinisllclion of non-resldent .Iuil>jcs, whilo
the iroiiso membora will likciy voto for
the Gnrdner hlll 1'or popular elecllons on
thb aubject of nnnoxntlon. Tho oystcr
flgbt is one iV great Interest.
Tho followlng mbrnbera ot the Eastcfn
Shoro Plnntors' Assoclation, comprlslng
Acoomno nnd Norllmmpton counllos, nro
reglstorod nt Murphy's: Thomas Smlth,
?Mniii. Fltehott. Oiplaln TCdwnrd "Whlt*
Washington Illtchena , Waltcr WHIUns,
lt. A. I'nrsons nnd Lawson Jtonks, all of
Cape Charlbs, Va,
These genliemen nro here to nppenr be?
fore tbe Committee on Chesnpoako Ilay
nnd Its Tiibntarles ln oppnsltlon to sbort
enlng the Bftason for tnkinp; oystors from
their natural beds.
They clnim that by taking off Soptem
ber they nro put, nt a disadvnntngb, In
tliat Marylnn'8 oystor pnekora nro enOblcd
to bo iu tlfo market a month bofot'O they
nro, nnd in arlrlitlon to this tliat Septern
ber ls the best month ln tlio year for
plant Ing, nnd to take off Septomber will
prove disastrous to their interests.
Many other oystor plnnters from Tide
walcr nre here on tho samo nilssinn, nnd
aro hanl at work. Mr. Jordan, on tho
nthor Inund, will press tho measure, and
tho Ught prbmlsea to bo a very splrited
The irouso Conuiiltteo on Rrlvllegos nnd
Electlona will meet to-inor|ow morning
nt 10 o'elook for tho purpnso. of con
Bidering the IBarOcftdnle pure Hertlons bill.
This measure wus recommitted by the
Houso last week, nnd a great flght ls
expected when lt ls again taken up In
Hon. S. Gordon Cummlng nnd other
House lo-.dors will aeek to amend tbe
bill <n mnny rbffpeols, nnd somo of the
monibera nre known to ho vlolently op
posort to 1,'a TT.iss.-ige. Senator BarRSdalfl,
however, will bo on hniul and dcclares
thnt ho will (to lo "?- Jasi dltch llght
Ing t.hn oppononta ot his measure,
Tr- Is corralllng liis fi-lends on the
Houso sldo for a great bn.ttlo, nnd mnny
nf them bnve donlnrod their purposo to
hold up his hnnds, both in conimittcn
and on tho floor of tho House. Ono of
tho amendments which some of the
Houso leadcrs will seek to Insort will be
tli.'i word "enrruptly" In connectlon vlth
tho use of ninney, whloh wns pojocded
by an ove.rwhelmlng vote in tho Senate.
Tho popular palron aays thnt to put i,n
the word corruptly would lx) vlrtually
to- klll his bill. aa the rpicstlon of con
strulng tho word would como np nnd
the wholo matter t'lirn upon tho con
structlon, which mlght lot down tho
fnct nnd say any nmount of money spent
was not "corruptly" dnno.
The bill passcvl tho Senato bv a vote
of 30 to 1 nnd Senator Barksd-ila cx
presses tho onrno.s-t bcllof thnt tho poo
plo of tbe State rtemand itn passag?.
It Ia not unllkoly that tho St. liOtils
Exposltlon Commission. which meets for
organlzatlon to-day will find It ncceasary
to appolnt n llve. nctlvo yonnp" nowspnTx-r
man to take charge of tlio press end of
the proposed Vl'-glnln oxhlblts, with the
view lo nrouslng public nontlmont in
fnvoi- of the projoet, If this should be
so, the friends of Mr. Artliur Jf. Tn.ylor.
formerly w-illi ono of tho now consolidatod
morning papers of llils city, will preso
his cllilms ns a flt ninn for tho place.
Mr. Taylor enjbys a wide and favornblo
nc.qiialntuiico with tho puhllo men of tho
Stato. nnd ls nn un-to-date. nowspapor
man.- Bo Is t.horonghly fnrnlliar with the
proposed work and should ho bo nsslgaed
to It his friends bellevo he would pusli
Tho Houso of Pclogatea. which Mr.
Tnylor bad long reported for his pnper,
paid him a well dcsorvod tribute on yes?
terday when -it ndopted a set of reso
lutlonR expresBliig regrc-t at th-e loss of
Mr. Tnylor from tho reivortorial ntaff of
The hlll offered ln tho House by Mr.
Stoarnes, of Newport Nows, to suppress
alot-muchlnos was taken up nnd partla.lly
oonaldorod by tho House Gonernl I^nva
Committee yesterday, nnd the matter wns
Ilnnlly roferred to a subcommlttee to ex
amlne Intc somo deolslon pf tlio Supreme
Court of Appeals ?n tbe subjoot.
indlcatlniis are tlia.t tuio bill Will pass,
Tho coiumoaweall.li's attorneys of most
& E. B. TAYLOR CO.'S MAIN ST. STORE
After Inventory we find we have a large lot of Odds-and-Ends that
must be closed out regardless of cost. Among them you will find Havi
land's Fiiiest French China, Carlsbad China, and English Porcelain.
We mention a few of the bargains:
14-inch Meai Dishes, were
75c, now .:.
8-inch Covered Dishes, were
75c, now. &\
8-inch Decorated Covered
Dishes. were 75c, now.
8-inch Decorared Covered
Dishes, were $1.00, now'..
8-inch Decorated Covered
Dishes, were $1.25, now.
Decorated China Pitchers,
were 50c, now.
Decorated China Cake Plates,
were 50c, now.
Decorated China Salad Bowls,
were $1.00, now..-.
In addition to the above good:; we have quantities of Dinner Sets,
Toilet Sets, Cut Qlass and Bric-a-Brac that will be reduced from 10
to 50 per cent.
THE E. B. TAYLOR COMPANY. y^Ai?fe
of the rltln nrul mnny oluirch pnnplo
llimiirhout Ihe Btnln favor Its possniio,
nnd It hns a grent mnny frlendn, both
on (lio (loiinrn: I/,i.v-? Coniuiltleo nnd ln
tbo Houso prnpe.r. Tho only opponrmt rif
(bo mensnro who nppeared yontexflay wns
a inembor of tho City Council of Nowport
Tiho fjjnnto Commlftno on FJnh nnd
Oatnn Tnet yenterdivy nftomonn nnd con
?lderod tiio throo cotnpanlon blllit, which
orlglnn-ted with ths iTnusn Oemmltteo nn
Coimtles, Cllles nnd Town.?, for tho pro
lectton of gn.tno In the Hlalo. Ono bill
flxed n lleensn tnx upon non rffilflont
hiiiitois, nnothor provides for ga.mo wnr
rtens and tho third flx;s (lio dntoij bn
tween Which game may bo ltillrd. Tbo
bllls will lin reportnd practlc/illy as thoy
eomfl from lilm ffouiM Oomrhll toe.
CHIMNEY ROCK SOLD
Ono of North Carollna's Groatos,
(fljwial tn .The Tlmen-Tllipateh.)
(ffpcolni atapatdh to Tbo Tlmes-ninpntch.)
RUTirHRl^OIUlTOX. N, C, Jnn. 20.
Chlmney Rock, w'hlch is ono of tho great
e?t otiriosltles of the Blue Rldge Moun
talns and locatcd In the Illckory Nut Gap
reglon, has boon sold nnd that the pur
Chasers aro Wostcrn partirs.
Chliriney Hock ls located In tho most
rr.innntii: und Interestlng part or tho Uluo
Rldge, ln this county, nbnut thlrty-fivo
tnllcs soutluast of Ashoyllle. Nour tho
g?p Is tiio grand cimyon of Itroad rlver.
Wnlla of grnnltn rlso In placea to a holght
nf over 1,000 feet on elther Iinnd. Over
ono of thCKO Is Ribbon Fails, which gocs
down (he rock for l.'toO feot and ls tho
third hlghoHt fall in tho United States.
iChlmnoy Itock, ns Its nuino Indlcntes,
ls a ourlous rock, formatlon Bhapod lfl.o a
clilnniy of glgnntle dlmonslons. It ls 6(0
feet hlgh nnd commands a line panoranilc
ylow nf mountain and stream. Thfe gen
crol srJe.iK-ry around Chlmnoy Rock i.f
wlld nnd wolrd, lnit beautiful. Bald
Mnuntaln, mnrlo fnnious by Mrjt. Burnetts
plny of "Hsmemlda's Cnbln." ls stlll
polnted out by tlie hotel proprlolnr nt
EsmoraUlo, Thlu mountain ut ono tlmo
causod tlie RClontlflb world, ns well ns tho
Immediato Inbabltants, consldorablo iuix
lety by tho Indulging In ropoatod rumb
llngs that rcsultcd ln local cnrthnualtes
Ihat lirolce tho chlm..waro and othor frag
lle things for miles around, nnd finally a
large fissuro of bottomlosa dei>th appear
ed ncross tlie end of tho niotmtnln. This
nrnck Is half a mile long, nbout seven
feot wide nnd tho bottom has nover boon
found. Smoko wns reported to Ismio
from It at ono perlod. Tbo Cavo of tho
WInds ln a largo fissuro ln tlie, solldgran
Ito of tiio mountain from which tho scon
ery below may bo vlewed.
One of (ho most remarkabla natnral cti
rioshles in Aineriea Is nt Chhnney Rock
and known as "Tiio l'ools." Thoro
Ihreo of these, ono of which ls said to ho
bottomless, or at all evonts no ono has
over succcedetl Irt monBiirlng lt.
Chlmney Ilock br-ionged to Represrntn
tlvo Freomaii, of llrndcrson county, who
Is now in llalclgh attendlng tlie TJ-egtsIa
ture. .It In expncled lluit somo noted Im
provement-i ln the llickory Nut Gup stc
tlon will follow.
WANT A DISPONSARY
Extension of the Cripple Creek Railroad
(Speclnl to Tho Timos-Dlspntcb.)
WYTIIEV1L.LK. VA., Jan. 20.-A good
deal of talk has boon indulgcd In hero of
lato rogarding a proposklon to establish
a llauor dlsponsary in WylhcvIIlo as a
BUbstltuto for tbo present saloon system.
lt ls known tlirlt quKe a nuinbor of per
sons fnvor tho dr^pensary, nnd lt ls rumor
cd that It Is moro thim likely that an
affort will bo mado to havo tho LeRlRla
turo pnss a dlspensnry act for tho town.
Wytheyllle has had snloons for tho past
itCtcen years, every cft'ort for tho nboli
tlon of tho saloons by nieans oC loenl op
tlon olectlons' during that tlmo having
A depot will shortly lio erccted at tiio
old Bcverly Furnb.ce, to which point tbo
Crlpplo Creek extension of tho Norfolk
and "Wostcrn Railway lias been oxtended.
Tbo road, so It is nnnounced, will bo
oponed for public buslnoss ns uoon ns
tho statlon building ls completed. It is
stated that already consldernblo ma
ohlnery designed for tho minlng nnd
washlng of oro has lioea shlpped into
Boverly, Largo deposlts of ore ln tho
upper Crlpplo Creek valloy awalt tho
miner's pick ahdi the investment of enpi
Another nind dog was killed in Wythc
Tho compnny which will establish nnd
opernte tho niill hero for tho nianufncturo
of nillling ninchlnery will bo known us
Ihe Porfectlon Wheat Scourer Company.
Tho Inyeritor, Mn C. Stonc, witb his wlfe
(uid daughtor. have moved hero from
lt Is worthy of note that C. II. Lester,
wiirso dead body wns found nt Abingilon
Friday morning. having been shot by a
negro woman with whom he had hnj a
dlspute nbnut un decount, wns present
when II. H. ITansoh attempted sulcldo in
Wythevillo on the night of October 10th
last, In tho lobby of Hotel Boyd, by cut
tlng his throat with an ordlnary pocket
knife. Dotb wero salesmcn for tho samo
house?llrooks, Mead & Compnny, of
Itoanoko, iiiul not long after the attemp?
ted sulcldo, Ilnnson's body was found in
a fleld near Jlorrlstown, Tenn., whero lt
Is presumed ho killed himself.
Miss Frances Fpx Soon to Become the
Bride of Capt, Fauntleroy.
(Speeinl to Tlio Thnes-Dlspotch.)
LTNCHBUna, VA., January 20,-Cap
tain James Deartng fauntleroy and Miss
Frances Fox wll be utilted In marrlago at
Kvluglon on February 11th at 12 o'cloet.
noon. Tho ceromony will tako placo ln
the Mothodlst Church nt Kvington. Thero
will bo two malds of honor, Miss Mamie
Fauntleroy, of Cynbli's, and Miss Frances
Mnrlowo, nf Washington. Tho two best
men will be Mr. Waller Fauntleroy; of
Bynch's, and Mr. Hubort Ij. Moorman, oC
Bynchburg. Tho ushors will ho Messrs.
Georgo Jcnnlngs, of Dnnvillo. William V.
Ward. of Bynch's; C, O. Moorman, of
Camphell county, nnd Howell c. Fentlier
ston, of Bynchburg. Miss Fox ls n slstor
of Mr. Hubert Fox, of tbl3 city. Captain
Fauntleroy has just returnod from n four
years' eojourn In tlio Phllipplno Islands,
whore ho served na an olllcer In tho
Utilted Slntes nrmy,
MURDER OF CHILD
James Wray, in a Fit of Insan*
^ ity, Shoots His Sixteen
(Bpoelnl to Tlm Tlmfs-Illspateh.)
nOAKOKi), va., Jnn. ?.lt.?Nows rench
ed Itounoko'to-day of a teniblo tragedy
ln Franklln county yesterday on tho top
of the mountnln near \Vade'a Gap nnd
tho Koanoko county llno. Jumos Wray,
a farmcr, who had been to Boanoko to
get some medlclno, returned home and
pi'oceeded to get blu rovolver, with tlio
doclaratlon thnt he Intendeil to l;ll| liim
self and tho wholo fainlly. His wli'o
nianuged to tako it away Ij-oni him, but
FOURQUREAN, TENPLE & CO,
FOURQUREAN, TEHPLE & CO.
Is the Greatest Gathering We Have Yet Presented.
These last six days before s'toclc-taklng are to mark the loyvest point yet reached by Ut
tle prices. First in the order of clesirability and extra value giving is
A Remarkable Sale of Embroideries.
Practicallyallthemediiim-pncedEnibroidcricsin.thestoreenter this under-valu<$ move
ment, and if little prices cotint for anything, tlic fivc thousand yards m the sale will be all too
little for the demand.
This is Undcrgarment time, and these are Undergarment Trimmings. They are hand
loomed Embroideries, such as critical people know to be the best for wear and sightliness
that Basle or St. Gaul produces, and if they be a little mtissed or crumpled it is rnore a help
than a hindrance, when the pj-ices are a third'td a half less than they have been.
Nainsook, Swiss and Cambric Edges and Insertions, many matched sets.
?0o and'60o Edges, at,. S?o i tsi-So and 15o Bands. at. ???
?X> and TOo Edges, ot . 4l>o 10 2-3o nnd 20c Bands. at. W<?
(1.00 and $1.25 Edges, at. ??o 1 J5o nnd 35c Bands, at.....~..- ?'??
121-20 nnd lfo Edgei, at
!0c and L'.'.o Kdges, at.
80c and 3Go Kdgos, at. IN"
Matched Sets, $i.oo to $1.25 a yard, at 69c, in Nainsook, Swiss and Cambric.
White Goods and Wash Goods
Needlcss to cxpatiate on the tinicliness of this opportunity,
cqually Beedless to say how umisual is the chance to buy
spring goods under price at spring's opening. It is right, how?
ever, to say?though it de'tract's none from their usefulncss?
that the Madras and Ginghams are last season's patterns.
White goods, of coursc, are always riglit goods.
12 1-2 and I5c Madras and Ginghams at 10c.
A very excellent assoi'tment in good, fast colorings. The
patterns areNeriticing and the materials fresh and clean.
12 1-2 and I5c Flannelettes at 8 I-3c.
Probahly a thousand yards of these in medium and dark
colorings. None better to be had at regular prices.
720 Yards of 16 2-3c India Linon at 12 l-2c.
A fine 33-inch cloth, that is smooth and sheer, par-excel
lent for shirt-waists and for children's dresses.
English Naihsook, worth S2.0o/at Sl.69 a piece.
Soft finish, 36 inches wide, delightful for one's summer
underwear, and chcaper than it is likcly to bc sold again.
Reduced a Third.
There need hc no real fcar
ot* Ihe' frost king while
Blankets of such sterling
worth as these are here at
such decisive rcductions.
A couple of dozen saniple
ntimbers and ends of closod
out lines to choose from now
at a third less than tistial.
Newest Silk Belts
and Medium Priced
Of thess tho notlon ootmter
niakea a very fctchlng oxhlblt?tho
Cullest and best slnce tho holldnys
so exhautfted our collootlon. Thcso
havo especlal polnls of ityle and
Bajgsi nt 91.00 to ?2.00,
BcILs at TBe to $1.75.
Buy Men's 50c
Half Hose for 25c
Broken sizes is the mat?
ter ; the popular ones are not
in these, but large feet or
small oncs can be fittcti
with supcrb fancy silk and
lisle hose. Splendid 50c.
quality at 25c. a pair. None
in this lot for medium-sized
ITirst counter^-lett alsle. .
also in broken sizes,
Ono lot was TiOo a pair, for... lf?o
Others wero 75c a pair, for... 33o
Black Suiting's Reduced.
Because the heavier cloths have been less than usual in
demand this scason, you can buy thcsc splcndid humbers at
$1.00 a yard, instead of $1.25 . There are Kerscys, Zibclines
and Chcviots, 54 to 56 inches wide, capital weavcs and weights
for the Rainy-Day Skirt that every prudcnt woman makes a
part of her wardrobe.
Another Stir in Silks
And Price A ga in is th e F&ctor.
This time a small, though very desirable, ofFcring of good,
serviceable Silks is/awaiting your judgment.
rraffeta Silks, white stripes on solld BTonn'ls. Vrom 03c to 40o, V.
Oolored Molre Velours, from $I.ii."> to t>No a yard,
Colored Molro Voloura, from pi.OO to Tlio a yard,
Tatfetaa, a few colors, from 7J5? tc> RDo a yard.
Crepo de Chlnes. Bklrt lengtha, from pl.00 to Ollo a yard.
New Colored Dress Woollens,
Spring has dropped us a fir.'-i. instalment of the new Dress
Goods for the coming season. They are not numerous as yet,
but intcrcsting and quite incxpensive. The wide-awakc and
the far-sighted are already securing the Etamines and Voiles
for shirt-waist dresses, that promise to bc more popular than
Volle.i and Etamines, creain, tans, navy and lmperlal blue, exqulslts
luallty and finish, 38 Inches wide, BOc.
Panno Chovlots, all-wool, nowest shades, 51 Inches, $1.2(5.
Cream Bedford Cords, 44 inclus wldo. 8Ba.
Creain Etamines, 43 Inches wldo, extra value, ai $1.00.
From the Big Sale.
There is hardly a limit to
the variety of weights,
lengths and kinds?quanti
tics range from i to 10 yards,
and there is somcthing for
almost every purpose, from
a fanc}r work bag to a good
Wo get a.'bout hnlf jirlco for tlienx
Fourqurean,Temple & Go
429 East Broad and Annex.
lator he got It, and going into the room
of hls diuighter, Bessie, slxteen yoars
of ago, shot her lii tho heart. "When hls
wlfo and other children,rushed Into tho
room ho wus plaotng tho revolver to hls
"Thero is only ono moro bullet," ho
said, "nnd I am sorry I havo no moro.
If I had moro I would kill all of you.'
IIo than flred, shootlng' himself ln \hi
head, and fcll across tho body of hls
daughter. Both father nnd daughter
Wray, lt ls said, had become Insnno
on account of tbo rofusal of hls fainlly
to movo Westl IIls wlfo had told him
that It thoy sold all thoy possessou thoy
would not bo ablo to pay tho oxponses of
tbo trlp, and this, with tbu Idea that hla
daughter waa involved in a lovo aff-alr
with a tcaclicr in tho nolghborhood,
drovo him to InBanltyv IIo wpuld como
to Roanoke and spend several days, and
latoiy hls wlfo had consultod Roanoke
physlclans about hls condition. Tho
tragody has crcated a groat oxcitcment
ln the nelghborhood, where tho Wray's,
thoiigh poor, aro highly respected. Wray
was forty-tlvo years of ago and Is Bur
vived by hls wlfe and four childron.
t'llmntcs wcurout. Sinokcsand spraya
do not curo, Thoy rollovo Bymptoins
lustendol'romovlng oausca: Yiljvjrt'as.
wu tako Aftliiuii so tliiiruiiijbly out of
tho system thrtt nollllng retnulns
aro Boon ablo to work, cut, sluep nnd
Bland e.xpoauro without Ibu ullghlest
return of AMlimu. ltelng rlglit lt..
iirliKdplo our trciitiui'iit uocs wbut
"reltcfs" oaiinot do. Wnouro tostny
cured Bevero, Iqng-Btnriilluij nnd yro
of our grcat work. Blnco IH&l wo uuv?
treuUul 6y,0<)OAsthniaurid JlayFovev
uufterors. If you deslru complele re.
llof, health restored, nud no n-mrn of
Astlium, wrllefor our Hook 73 Fwe,
V. 1IAK01.U UA.VK8, HUtflMl/O, M, Y,
Granulated Sugar, per
T. M. Shoe Blacking, two boxes
Best City Meal, per peck. |Oo
LaTge Canned Virginia Toma- nft
White A Sugar, six pounds ^BSa
Arbuckle's orCardova Cof- QJ/ a
fee, per pound.**/^2'*?
Good Salt Pork, per pound. 9t>
Imported Macaroni per pound... Co
Blackberry or Catawba Wine, | -
per quart. 9 *?
Half Pound Cans Chipped WE^
Beef, three cans for.. fciilC
Snowflake Patent Family (}eA
Flour, barrel, $3.90; bag, *???
Good Green or Mixed Tea,
Best Quality Rolled Oats, two- "Jj^
Fresh Country Eggs, per 9'0ft
. ULLMAN'S SON.
Downtown Storea, 1820-18512 E, (Vlaln
Streot, Uptown Store, 608 E, lyi&r
Both 'Phones at our two Slores.
JUST and EQUITABLE
PRICE has thoroughly ingf*.
tiated "GOOD LUCK" Bab
in; Powder in the affections
of the people, Mtflions of
housewlves use no other kind.
In the South And Southwest
the demand for all other brands
comfeined falls below the sales,
pf i'^GQOD LUCK.'*
BPRINQ TIDBM HEOlNfl PEB, 10TH.
New Htudouts reeolvcd during Januarl
nnd Pebrimry ln botli Acauomtc nnd buit
Bejiartmenta, - - ' .; . .
For catalogue. and InfonnaUpn. aaore?<