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Allied Powers Will Likely Ac?
cept Bowen Plan.
3 MONTHS' PREFERENCE
Allies Have Not Yet Answered Last
Representations of Their Envoys
Urging the Acceptance of
(By Associated Press.)
*VASHINGTON, D. C, February 4.
Evcry effort is being made by tho repre?
sentatives of tho allies hero to secure an
tarly settlement of tho Venczuclar? dis?
puto without referring It to Tho Haguo.
In this effort the Italian and British am?
bassadors and tho German minister, Bar
in Von Stcrnburg, aro receiving the en?
dorsement of Minister Bowen, ns well as
the cordial approval of the government of
the United States. Mr. Bowen, while In
no way connected with tho negotiations,
In personally In favor of a final agreo
meat hcing reached nt Washington. This
fact, It Is believed, will havo an Impor?
tant bearing on tho decision ot tho Brit?
ish undi German Forofga Oillces.
Tho British ambassador and German
minister havo both cabled to their
government tho fact that Mr. Bowen has
expressed his willingness to give tho al?
lies preferential treatment for three
months. Tho allies have not yet answered
tho last representations of their envoys
hero, urging an acceptance of this plan.
Advices reached hero from Ucrlln this
rvcnlng of an Important nature, but as?
surances are given that they were sent
prior to tho submission of tho last prop?
osition and affected only a detail of the
controversy. Their purport was not dis?
couraging. It may be somo days yet be?
fore a flnnl answer reaches Washington,
but all tho negotiators feel hopeful of a
At a Joint conferenco at the British
embassy to-day tho three months' propo?
sition was discussed nt length and the
question of the possible reference of
tho case to Tho Hague wo? considered.
It was declared that the claimant na?
tlous will suffer far more than Venezuela
If tho Washington negotiations fall.
Rofcrom? to The Hague would serve
only to complicate further an ugly situa?
tion, and the negotiators feel that Its
main effect would bo an increase of un?
rest throughout the United States and
South America against tho allied powers.
British and German trade. It Is pointed
out. Is suffering greatly from the main?
tenance of tho blockade. Tho British
ambassador had a long- conference with
Secretary Hay to-day, and in the mean?
time Baron Sternburg was calling on
Mr. Bowen. Tho British ambassador was
desirous of knowing the attltudo of
the Washington Government respecting
a reference of the dispute to The Hague,
and the fact that the government favors
a prompt settlement by the Washington
negotiators themselves Induced lilm to
lay before hla government tho reasons
why preferential treatment for three
months was desirable.
It la regarded as fortunato here that
the negotiators themselves are acting In
harmony. Early In the Venezuela nego?
tiations the British ambassador pledged
himself to do all In his power to settle
the Venezuelan dispute as soon as possi?
ble, end his efforts in this direction are
receiving tho endorsement of the Wash?
ington government. It ts stated in nn
luthorltatlve quarter 'that the President
and the German Emperor ore 'taking a
keen Interest in the early adjustment of
(By Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON. D. C, February 4.
Important advices of the question of the
?ettlement of tho Venezuelan claims
reached tho German embassy to-night
from Berlin, and were communicated at
once to Minister Bowen, Venezuela's rep?
resentativo, by Baron Sternburg. tho
Orman minister. Their purport Is not
known, but the reply Is believed to be
favorablo to a settlement, as Baron
Sternburg, subsequent to their receipt,
?impressed himself as hopeful of an early
Boston, New York and Ranger Will Sail
(Br Associated rrcss.)
SAN FRANCISCO, CAL., Fobruary 4.
The warships in commission in this har?
bor will be on their way to Amapala, a
port of the coast of Hondursa, early
next week. The New York, Boston and
Banger are now In the Bay, ready to
start on short notice.
In (view of tho orders. Admiral Glass to
flay relieved Admiral ?Casey In the com?
mand of the Pacific fleet. It has been
arranged that the flags of the admirals
should bo hoisted on February 10th, but
the hurry orders to the fleet lo get Into
southern waters prompted the change
In tho commanding officers In advanco of
the arranged time.
Bonilla Proclaims Himself.
(By Associates PrcBS.)
WASHINGTON, February 4,-The State
Departmet has been advised that Sierra,
the hold-over prestdont of Honduras, has
turned ovor the Presidency to a council
of ministers, and that Bonilla, who
claims to have beoa olectod to Uto presi?
dential office, has proclaimed himself
president at Amapala,
' MYSTERIOUS YOUNG MAN
Prowled About Oorridors of Hotel
with Chloroform In His Pocket.
(By Aiisoclated Proas V
NEW YORK, Fobruary i-? well
dressed young man, who describos him
self as Herman Cordes, of Philadelphia,
was arrested to-night whllo prowling
about the upper corridor of the Waldorf
Astoria and apparently trying tho doors
On being searched a bottle of chloro
form, two sorew-drlvore, a small ham?
mer and other tools woro found on him
A telegram was sent to tho Chief of
Police of Pnlladolphla, asking that a
soaroh bo made of the prisoner's room
JUMPS THE RAILS
While shifting freight la tho Richmond
yards yesterday morning at 4:16 o'clock,
ysrd engine No. 623 ot tho Seaboard Air
Line Railroad was derailed by an un?
known mlsoreant. The tender was broken
loose from the onglna and rolled down
a rather high embankment, Fortunately
(he engine remained on the embankment
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and no serious damage was Incurred.
The tender, upon reaching the bottom
ot the decline, struck the boiler-room of
Ha? c'a W'ood-worklng establishment,
partly wrecking the building and neces?
sitating. It is understood a close-down
for the day. pending repairing.
The accident occurred at Brown Street,
about 30? yards from the Locomotive
Works, and In a short time, with tho as?
sistance of men from this place, the en?
cino had been hoisted Into position on the
rails. No delay ln traille was occasioned
by the mishap.
Investigation Is now em foot ln an effort
to ascertain the Identity of the wrecker.
SEVENTY SHOTS FIRED
IN BATTLE WITH ROBBERS
(By Associate! Pre??.) I
LOUISVILLE. KY., February 4.??.
desperate battle occurred at 1 o'clock
this morning between a posLe headed by
Postonico Inspector S. C. Kile and four
robbers in the little postonico at Hunt
lngburg, Ind., which the men attempted
to rob. About seventy shots were fired,
and It ls believed that two of the robbers
were shot. However, all four made their
Tho search Is still In progress. The
fight was the culmination of a six days*
chase by Inspector Kilo after tho robbers,
who have within tho post few weeks
entered several postoiTices ln Southern
CHIEF OF POLICE
(B/ Associated Press.)
BAMBERGE, S. C, February 4.?Chief
of Police King was to-day shot by Joe
Davis at the iaitter's home. King, it is
said, went to Davis' house at the In?
stance of Davis' wife. The latter had
quarrelled with her husband, and de?
sired him to ho placed under a peace
bond. As King entered Davis ordered
him to stop; King advanced and tapped
on tho door, when Davis ftred from with?
in with a shotgun, killing him almost In
USELESS TO CONSIDER
Soft Coal Operators Demand the With?
drawal of Shouters' Bill.
(Dy Associate?! frees.)
INDIAI^ AIO LIS, IND., February 4.?
The operators of tho soft coni Holds, who
have been In conference with the Wage
Scale Committee of the United Mine
Workers, to-day notified tho miners' com?
mltteo that It would bo a waste of time to
consider further the scalo of the next year
until tlio shooters' bill, now pending ln
the Indiana Legislature, is withdrawn.
The hill pr?vidos for blasting after the
miners have left tho mines.
MABEL BOUTON DEAD
Well Known Actress Passes Away at
New York Hospital.
(By Associated Press,)
NEW YORK, February 4.?Mabol Bou?
ton, the actress, diod to-day of consump?
tion In Flower Hospital, of which she
had been nn Inmate for some weeks, She
wns born at Reno, Nov., whore hor fa?
ther was proprietor of the opera house.
The family cuma originally from Ham?
MR. LONQ'S CONDITION
Had a Quiet Day and Held All Recent
cn>- AxBoeiuii'd Press.)
BOSTON, MASS., February l.-The night
bulletin on ex-Sooretnry Long's condition
"Mr, Long has had a quiet day and hau
held all the recent gains."
Less Violence Than Expected
HEAVY DOWNPOUR OF RAIN
Strikers Cooperated with Authorities in
Preservation of Order and Rain
Helped Also?Day Passed with
Very Little Disorder.
* (By Associated Press.)
WATERBURY. CONN.. February 4.
Stormy weather and extra precautions |
by tho authorities led to tho peaceful
passine of tho earlyJ hours of to-night,
which to-day was hardly expocted tf.
pass without disorder. Tho record of ac?
tual damage done to-night *was better
than the records of previous nights this
week. Twice there were missiles and car
windows suffered. J
Tho feature of the peace was the ar?
rival of a sheriffs posso of thirty men,
most of whom were employed ln rid?
ing In pairs on the trolley cars. The
systematic patrol of tho city and vicinity
was much more effective to-night, and
when tho hour of midnight arrived It
looked as If the militia protection afford?
ed was adequate.
The strikers put forth sincere efforts
to keep? their friends and sympathizers
off the streets. Tho day's record shows
that tho authorities have been over
TROUBLE WAS EXPECTED.
Waterbury sot her teeth at sundown to
meet a crisis ln the trolley strike. The
people ln the city dreaded to-night. They
feared tbe Injection into the strike of
the clement of money and what money
will buy. Last Saturday was a pay
day for thousand*? pf Waterbury's labor?
ers, and it Is affirmed that the riot of
thaf: night was a result of not unusual
pay day carousals. Wednesday Is a wage
day for as many more thousands of the
city's employes and the logic of the thing
seemed to point to this night as one
of men axing possibilities. All told, tho
day had been an uneasy one. and it was
with great relief that Waterburyans
heard the news from the State Capitol
that Governor Chamberlain had decided
not to withdraw the troops to-night.
Bo far as the peace of the city was con?
cerned, the day has been quiet. A heavy
downpour of rain kept Idlers within
doors. The military headquarters Is
equipped with a telephone system reach?
ing out to every Important point ln the
stdlke territory. The Signal Corps put
into placo powerful searchlights at the
cor barns and power-house, and similar
apparatus ln a tall building on South
Main Street, near headquarters, thus
making possible through the corps com?
munication by light signals and remov?
ing some of the handicaps Imposed by
The strikers' dally statement Issued this
evening had for a feature a plea address?
ed to friends. It urged worklngmen In
doing their usual Wednesday night's
shopping to return to their homes with?
out loitering on the streets.
TMO FIREMEN KILLED
UNDER FALLING WALLS
(By Associated Frees.)
HUDSON, MASS., Feb. 4.?Two fire?
men were killed and four others serious?
ly Injured by falling walls during the
firo which destryoel the parish hall of
the St Michael's Society to-night.
TIMOTHY SULLIVAN, aged thirty;
GUS RUSSELL, forty-five; pipe man.
George Shortleeves, Edward Fesonette,
James Ryan, Charles Baker.
Ail were cut by glass, bruised and
burned. The fire had gained such
headway that the firemen found it would
be impossible to save the structure. Ac?
cordingly they bent their energies to the
protection of the St. Michael's Church
and rectory, both adjoining. The parish
hall was formerly the society's church.
The firemen climbed to the steeple of
the church and from it, unhoedlng the
flames in the main part, were pouring
water upon the threatened property. The
roof unexpectedly fell In, carrying the
steeple with It and forcing tho walls out?
ward and upon tho firemen. who were be?
The property loss was ?10.000,
One Put Into Blast at Monterey
(By Associated Press.)
MEXICO CITY, February 4.?The great
blast furnace of tho Monterey Steel
Company at Monterey was put in opera?
tion to-day. The fires were lighted by
Mrs. Eugene Kelly, wife of a large
stockholder^ Governor Reyes nnd other
notables w?rre present. The furnace
company is incorporated at JIO.000,000,
and Is one of the largest industries in
LONDON, February 4.?Tho correspon?
dent of the Standard at Tlen Tsin tele?
graphs tho rumor that the Empress
Dowager is dead, the news being con?
cealed until the completion ot the Now
W. Minor Woodward,
Stewart M. Woodward.
munii t su.
"WHITE PINE, HARDWOODS,
Rough and Dressed.
SASH, BLINDS, DOORS, Etc
River, Arch, Bragg, Seventh, Eighth,
Ninth and Tenth Streets.
Main Office: Cor, Ninth and Aroh Sts,
Deoatur, Stockton, Everett, Muury,
Third, Fourth and Fifth Streets,
Branch Office; Cor. Fourth and Stock
WRITM, -PHON13 OR CALL,
" Old friends are beat ' '
In three generations of Amer?
ican households one of the
olilent and therefore the best
of friends h ? been
There is no article of
household use or per?
sonal adornment fitly
to be fashioned in silver
which the Gorham Co.
does not supply. The
same loving care is ex?
pended upon the design
and workmanship of
tlie most trifling as of
the mostelaborate. The
sterling ?quality of ma?
terial is identical in all,
as the trade-mark tes?
Miss Huldah Justice Steel
the Bride of Mr. W. Berke?
ley Williams o? This City.
(Special to Tlio Tlmea-Dlspatch.)
PHILADELPHIA, PA., February 4,
The Protestant Episcopal Church of
St. Martln-in-thc-Flelds, Wissahlckon
Heights, was the scene of a fashionable
wedding at noon to-day, when Miss
Huldah Justice Steel, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. William G. Steel, of "Cres
heim," Sten ton and Rumford Avenues,
Mt. Airy, became the bride of Mr. Wil?
liam Berkeley Williams, of Richmond,
Va. Tho Rev. Jacob Leroy, rector of the
church, assisted by the Rev, S. C. Hill,
rector of Christ Protestant Episcopal
Church, ML Airy, performed the cere?
mony, Tlie brido entered itho church
upon tho arm of her uncle, Mr. Henry
M. Steel, who gave her away. As they
proceeded up tho main aisle the vested
choir sang "O Perfect Love."
Tho bride woro a handsome gown of
white satin, trimmed with' point lac?
and chiffon appllqued roses, tulio veil
fastened with orange blossoms, and a
bouquet of white orchids and lilies of
the valley. She was attended by her
sister, Miss Sopblo B. Steel, as maid of
The bridesmaids were Miss Katharine
C. Hodge, Miss Juila M. Lavino, Miss
Louise A. Lewis, Miss Frances B. Sloan,
Miss Lester Freeman and Miss Ethel A.
Steel, a sister of the bride. The Misses
Charlotte and Frances Bomlss, of Rich?
mond, Va., nieces of the groom, wero
Mr. Alec W. Weddell, ot Richmond,
Va? was the best man, and tho ushers
wero Mr. C. 'M. Randolph, ot Norfolk.
Va. ; Mr. Georgo A. Gibson, Mr. Wil?
liam C. Noland, Mr. Carl IL Noltlng, all
of Richmond, Vu., and Mr. W. W. Jus?
tice, Jr., and^Mr. W. Pervlval Seymour,
After the reception at tho residence of
the bride, Mr. and Mrs. Williams left for
their wedding trip. On their return they
will reside at No. HI North Fourth
Street, Richmond, Va,
The bridegroom's guests were brought
to this city in a private car from Rich?
mond, Va. They were Mr. and Mrs. John
L. Williams, Mr. aud Mrs. E. L. Bemlss,
Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Williams, Mr.
R. Lancaster Williams, Mr. Langbourne
Williams, Dr. E. G. Williams, Mrs. L. C.
Williams, Mr. Albert B. Williams, Miss
Margaret Williams, Mr. and Mrs, John
Skelton Williams, Miss Robert A.~ Nolt?
lng, Mr. Giftord V. Lewis, Miss Gertrude
M. Lewis, Miss Evelyn Gordon, Miss
Scott, Miss "Mary Buford, Mr. W. N.
Habllston, Mr. and Mra James Bayard,
the Misses Bayard, Mr. J. -William Mit?
tendorf and Miss Marie M. Bonham, of
Baltimore; Mrs. Edward Smith, Mr. and
Mrs. J. Parke Hood, Mrs. Edward Hyde
BLOODY BATTLE AT
VERY GATES OF FEZ
(By Associated Prr-???
LONDON, February 5.?According to a
dispatch published In the Morning
Leader from Tangier, the Spanish em?
bassy has received news of a still moro
bloody battio than that which took place
January 29. The Sultan's troops number?
ing 12,000, attacked tho pretender's now
encampment, treachery and bribery again
giving Ills army the advantage. A terri?
fic fight took place around Bu?Hamara's
person, nnd according to the latest ac?
counts continued right up to the gates
of Fez, where, after losing 2,500 slain,
the rebels succeeded eventually ?a res?
cuing Bu Hamnrn..
VESSEL WENT DOWN
\ WITH HELP IN SIGHT
(Bv Associateci Press.?,
SAN FRANCISCO, CAL, February 4.?
Ths steamer Alcmeda, which arrived
hero to-day from Honlulu, reports having
seen during a storm on the night of
January 30th the distress signals of a
sqmiro-rlgger. In less than ten minutes
tho equare-rlggor lind disappeared, and
it is believed must havo been swallowed
up In tho sen.
It Is believed hero the disabled vessel
may have been tho Florence, an Ameri?
can ?vessel now out forty-five days frorrt
Tucoma for Honolulu. ?
RAILWAY riERGER SUIT
Placed on Record for Hearing at Pres?
ent Term of Court.
(By Associ?!ted Pros?.)
ST. PAUL MINN.. February <|.-<Tha
Federal Suit brought against tho
railway merger was called by Judgo
Lochra.li to-day to bo sot for liourlng.
Judge Ooorge l?. Young, chief counsel
for tho merger In this onso, moved to
pass the caso until counsel agree on a
dato for hearing. The papers In tho
case are not ready and tho counsel aro
busy taking tho d?fendant'?, testimony In
tho "Sitate caso. The counsel ngreed (hat
the caso should ho cullod about April
The court, ordered tho caso to lie placed
on the docket for ln-urlng at tho prosent
tonn Borne time uflor the date mentioned
by -the attorneys,
AT THE WALDORF
Speaks Upon, the Close Rela?
tions Between England
and United States.
(By Associated Press.)
NEW YORK, February 4.?Lord Charles
Beresford was the guest of honor at ?
dinner given to-night nt tho Wnldorf by
tho Pilgrims, ot London, an organization
whoso object Is to promote good fellowship
between tho United States, Great Britain
?nd her colonies,
Lord ChnrlcH Ueresford snld ln part:
"Tho two grent English-speaking nations
can get together without an alliance, and
If tills Is done It will help to maintain the.
peaco of tho world, which. If assured,
will give ? trading and commercial cen?
tury. All persons will bo benefited, and
the time may bo hastened when countries
will relinquish mich gigantic armaments
and devoto most of tho largo sums ot
money thus expended to'the good of the
"If 1 wero an American," ho asserted,
"I should fight for tlio Monroe doctrino,
but ns I am an Englishman, I favor It,
as most Englishmen do.
"Tho cost of the navy Is tho rato 'of
Insurance which a country pnys for Its
water-bound commerce. Wc aro policing
your vessels, not you. Those vessels trado
between Australia and America. Tho
cargo goes from America, and I respect?
fully Bubmlt the water Is being policed
by our navy, while battleships are cheap?
er than war,"
In conclusion he said: "Bo In a position
to enforce tho freedom of the sea, nnd
then reunlto the "United States, Great
Britain and America."
EXTRA FORCE AT WORK
Repairs Being Done at Mare Island
Yard Will be Rushed. ,
(Hy Associated Press.)
MARE ISLAND NAVY YARD, CAL.,
February 4.?Rush orders have been re?
ceived from Washington ordering that all
work now being done on vessels In tue
navy yard * be completed with the
greatest possible dispatch. In view of
this order, an extra force of men will
be employed at once and a nlghi force
was Inaugurated last night to complete
the repairs on the United States gunboat
Bennlngton, which Is practically ready
for service. Several other vessels can bo
made ready for sea within a short time.
Largo quantities of stores were shipped
to San Francisco to-day to be transferred
to the Boston, New York and Ranger,
now lying at anchor ln tho harbor.
It Is said that tho" trouble brewing
In Honduras is the only reason for the
animation now being shown at tbe navy
MANY LIVES LOST
Two Hundred Chinese Burled by a
Landslide at Nanking. .
(Special to Tbu Tlmcs-Dlspatch.) V
VICTORIA, B. C, February 4.?The
steamer Empress ot China brings news
of a landslide at Nanking, In which 200
Chinese were burled, hundreds of others
maimed and scores of river craft sunk.
The landslides occurred at the dock
while the steamers Perang, Butterfleld
and Sures Hulk wero dlscha? Ing their
cargoes. The dead and in. ..?od wero
News ls also brought of tho drowning
of fifty workmen by the sinking of a
launch in a squall ln the .Kobe Harbor
on January 19th.
Sixty-four miners wore burned to death
In a (Ire that occurred on January 17th
in Urushubu colliery, Fukuok Ken. Ja?
pan, caused by a miner accidentally
Igniting a dynamite fuse.
' MINES TO BE SOLD
Creighton Property in Georgia to Go to
the Highest Bidder. :
(Special to Tho Tlmc?-DIspntcb.)
ATLANTA, GA., Feb. 4.?Pursuant to
a decree entered by Judge Newman in
the United States Court to-day, the
mines and property of the Crolghton Mil?
ling and Mining Company, located in
Cherokee county, Ga., will, on March
3d, be sold to the highest bidder. This
notion was based on a suit brought by
J. M. Patterson, of Pittsburg, Pa.,
largo stockholder in the concern and also
a small creditor. The Crelghton Milling
and Mining Company was Incorporated
under the laws o? Kentucky and was
capitalized at $500,000. The objeot of the
concern was to mine gold. Brutus J.
Clay was named as commissioner of eale.
Value of Purse Increased from Tento
(By Associated Press.)
NEW YORK. February 4.?Messrs.
Welch and Jones, owners of Charter Oak
Park, Hartford, and Oakley Park, Cin?
cinnati, havo engaged Horace Wilson,
former secretary of the Kentucky Breed?
ers* Association, as secretary and busi?
ness manager of both tracks. Mr. Wil?
son's offlco will bo in New York.
Over $100,000 In stakes and purses for
the two tracks will soon bo advertised.
The Hartford Futurity, for foals of this
year, will bo increased ln valuo from
$10,000 to 51C.00O. Thero will bo events for
two-year-old pacers, and conditions will
be so arranged that victorious colts can
win more money than in. any other trot?
ting stake ln the world.
Stringent One Introduced in the Lower
House of Texas Legislature.
(By ASBoclnteil Pivks.)
AUSTIN, TEX., Februar?' 4,-A very
stringent anti-trust bill was Introduced
In the lower house of tho Texas Legis?
lature to-day. It embraces nil of the
titronger points of former? legislation,
but Is broader In scope and more drastic.
Especial attention Is given to tho oil
Such matters of former bills as have
boon unfavorably ipassed upon by tho
courts havo been elimina ted.
GRAND MASTER SUED
Plaintiff Alleges That $6,000 Has Been
(By Associated Proas.)
NEW YORK. February 4,?Abraham J,
Worsky, thu ?ndowmont trenauror of tho
Orinili Lodge, Order Brlth Abraham, has
brought a eult against Samuel Dorf,
grand master of tho order, anil against
tho order Itself for tho purppso of ascer?
taining what luis beooino of $5,000 of tho
fund? of the order, The plaintiff nllogos
that the rnonoy was Improperly borrowed
by oiiii'luiii of tho lodges.
? ... ?.
Terry to IVIeet Bon Jordan,
(By Ausooliitii'l Press.)
KBW YORK, Fobnmry 4,-Aocordlng
to a cablegram received boro by Sum
Harris, manager for Terry McOovern,
tho National Sporting Club Ime agreed
to allow 41,000 expenses which he nuked
ARE ?ODR KIPHE?S WEAK!
Thousands Have Kidney Trouble and Never
To Prove What the Great Kidney Remedy, Swamp-Root
Will Do for YOU. Every Reader of The Times
Dispatch May Have a Sample Bottle
Sent Absolutely Free by Mail.
It used to bo considered that only urinary and
bladder troubles wcro to be traced to the kidneys,
but now modera science proves that nearly all
dleeses havo their beginning In the dlsordOT of
these most Important organs.
The kldnoys Alter and purify tho blood?that la
their work. '.'
Therefore, when your kidneys are weak or out of
order, you can understand how quickly your cntlro
body Is affected, and .how every organ seems to
fall to do Its duty.
If you are sick or "feel badly" begin taking tho
great kidney remedy, Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root,
because as soon as your kidneys are woll they will
help all the other organs to health. A trial will
Weak and unhealthy kidneys are responsible for
many kinds of dlsoases, and If permitted to continuo
much suffering with fatal results are sure to fol?
low. Kidney trouble irritates the nerves, makes
you dizzy, restless, sleepless and Irritable. Makes
you pass water often during the day and obliges
you to got up many times during the night Un?
healthy kidneys cause rheumatism, gravel, catarrh
of the bladder, pain or dull acho In tho back, Joints
and muscles; makes your head ache and back ache,
causes indigestion, stomach and liver trouble, you
cet a sallow, yellow complexion, makes you feel aa
though you had heart trouble; you may have plenty
of ambition, but no strength; get weak and waste
Tho cure for these troubles Is Dr, Kilmer's
Swamp-Root, the world-famous kidney remedy. In
taking Swamp-Root you afford natural help to Na?
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and gentle aid to tho kidneys that is known, to med?
If there Is any doubt in your.mind as to your con?
dition, tako from your urine on rising about four
ounces, place It In a glass or bottle and let It stand
twenty-four hours. If on examination It Is milky
or cloudy, If there Is a brick-dust settling, or If
small particles doat about In It, your kidneys are
la need of Immediato attention.
Swamp-Root is pleasant to take and Is used In
the loading hospitals, recommended by physicians
In their private practico and is taken by doctors
themsolves who hnve kidney ailments, becatiso they
recognize In It tho greatest and most successful
remedy, for kidney, liver and bladder troubles.
If you are already convinced that Swamp-Root
Is what you need, you can purchase the regular
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fifty-cent and one-dollar size
bottlos at the drug stores everyj?
where, Don't make any mis??
take, but remember the name,1
Swamp-Root, and ; the address,
Binghamton, N. T., on ev?rj?
EDITORIAL NOTE?You may havo a sample bottlo ot this wonderful remedy.;
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lives, to the great curativo properties of Swamp-Root. In writing to Dr. Kilmer?
& Co., Binghamton, N. Y., be suro to say you read this generous offer In the
for to go to meet Ben Jordan, and the
articles of agreement aro on the way
Harris wired accepting tho offer.
Fifty Thousand Dollars' Damage by the
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
WILMINGTON, DEL, Fobruary 4.-A
heavy rain and sleet, accompanied by
wind of great velocity, swept over this
city to-night, and many persons were
injured and property was damaged to
the extent of nearly $50,000. In overy sec?
tion of the city houses wero unroofed
and trees were uprooted. At Browntown,
a suburb, tea new brick dwolllngs woro
demolished and another row of six
houses, occupied by Poles and Italians,
were badly damaged, Several of the
occupants wero Injured by failing walls
and flying glass.
Will be Buried in Native Soil.
(By Associateli Press.)
WASHINGTON, Feb. 4.?The Navy
Department is Informed that the collier
AJax arrived at San Juan yesterday for
the purpose of receiving tho remains of
the nino sailors of the battleship Massa?
chusetts who lost their lives as a result
of tho explosion in the 12-Inch gun tur?
ret of that vessel, and will tako them to
New York for'Interment.
Rules for Littlefielcl Bill,
(By Associated Press,)
WASHINGTON, D. C, February 4.?
The Houso Committee on Rules agreed
on rules for tho Llttlefleld trust bill. It
will be brought In Immediately after the
postonico appropriation bill Is disposed
of. and provides for ten hours' general
dehnte and three hours under tho flve
Has Been Made Prisoner.
(By Associated Press.)
MADRID. February ?!.?A dispatch to
the Irnpnrclal confirms tho report that
El Hlrmara had been made a prisoner.
GET AN INCREASE
Their Request Has Beeit
Granted by the a & O. |?
?It was learned yesterday that the dit
ferehces between the telegraph opera?
tors and the Chesapeake and Ohio Rail?
road have boen settled, tho former being
granted the request asked hy them. This
amounts to approximately $5 per month
The Order of Railway Telegraphers, o?
which nearly every man In the service
of tho Chesapeake and Ohio Is a member,
have been endeavoring for some time to
get an increase In pay for tho mea along
tho line, but until yesterday these ef?
forts have proven fruitless.
Mutiny on British Bark.
(By Associated Press.) '.'J
HAMILTON, BERMUDA. Feb. 4.?The
Liverpool bark Samaritan (Captain Dex^
ter), from Yokohama, has arrived here"
with a mutiny on board. The crew re*
fuse to procoed, on tho ground that the)
vessel is undermanned.
Goes to Baltimore.
(Spectul to The Times-Dispatch.) . .
BIRMINGHAM. ALA., Fob. 4.?Rev.
J. N. Murray, rector of the Church of,
tho Advent ot this city, tendered hlfj
resignation to tho vestry to-day. He'V^
will accept the call to St. Michael's and
A.? Angels' Church, ot Baltimore.
Policeman's Badge Lost.
Police Officer Wiltshire has had the
misfortune to loso his badge. No. 41. He
will appreciate Its return to the Second
Police Station or any Information con?'
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