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It Will Be Under Fire Before
Ways and Means Comrnittct
REDUCTION IS CERTAIN
(.1 rowers and Manufacturers Arc
Opposed to Change of
Washington. ?January IS?A air?
s' .(.??!;>:.;; bed tarifi on the variety
.'tulee in the flax, hemp and jute
<?> nedule was indicated at to-day a
ta if revision hearing before the House
Ways and Means Committee
No action will be taken until the
. ..t.c.itlee considers the schedule in
executive session next Monday, but
members have indicated that they re
i?.. 4 most of the duties us already
highly competitive. The government
is getting approximately f47.000.tlOt> reve?
nue annually through this schedule un
det the present law.
Several new industries in the flax
s, hedule appealed tor continued pro-,
? n Stanford White, of Chicago,
toid of efforts to perfect an American
fax growing enterprise. Other wit
cesses declated that tree raw flax was
the logical tariff course to promote
The wool schedule the citadel of
the protectionists, will be under tire
neit Monday, and it is expected that
the wool growers and wool manufai -
turing-associations will present an un?
broken trout in their fight against
any change in the present rates. ,
The expectation, however, is that
the Democratic majority, both in1
the committee and House in the next
Congress, will favor the same revision
as incorporated in the I nderwood bill
that passed the House at the last BSaV
*ton of Congress That measure would
hare considerably reduced the present ,
wool tariff, but President Taft vetoed
the bill on the ground that there was
Insufficeint information as to the basis
of the bill to determine what effect
it might have on the industries of the
Washington. January ?5. ? Denial t hat
there are rate and service agreements in
the steamship trade between New
York and Porto Rice was entered be?
fore the House shipping trust in
?rrstigating committee to-day by V. j
Kingsbury Curtis, president of the1
A 1!. Bull Steamship Company, who
told the committee recently that the
in>'.'!?r line belonged to the "coast?
wise combination." and was cutting
rates 70 per cent to drive him out of
the Porto Klean business, was the
aggressor in the fight and that the
insular line had reduced its rates only
The witness said that while his com?
pany and the Bed I) Line had no agree?
ment <>r understanding directly or in?
directly .both had tired Of constant rate
wars, and as maintenance of approxi?
mately the same rates for the same ser?
vice was essent ial in the steamship busi?
ness, rates in the Porto Ft nan trade
rrooably wmild go back to what they
were before, it the Bull line would drop
out or stop rate cutting
INNOVATION IN NORFOLK.
xoung Women l ?hers to Be Lmploved
In One Theatre.
Norfolk. Vs January 2J. -Wilrner A
WsaaSStt. propraetors of the Colonial
Theatre, have decided to put young
wofneri ushers in the place of the boys
who have heretofore been employed.
This is the first house in trns section to
uee girl ushers, a'though Manager
Kgan says many of the Northern
thcaitre? have found gir! ishers to be
snore satisfactory than bovs.
Made in Richmond
A Used .
Think of it?-a world-renowned STKINWAY Piano at
one-third off the original price. Think with what pride
you can show to all your friends and neighbors this superb
in>trumcnt a STKINWAY -recogni/ed m the BEST no
matter where you go. With what sitisfacrion you will
know that you bought it for less than your friends paid
for their unknown NEW pianos.
Truly this is
An Opportunity Which It
Is Seldom Your Good
Fortune to Meet.
This STEINWAY was taken in exchange for a Pianola
Piano because its owner could not play and the piano was
useless to her. It is in good condition we have thor?
oughly overhauled it. anil in appearance and in sound it is
almost as good as new.
We venture to say that this instrument will not long
remain on our floors?so ACT quickly.
Walter D. Moses & Co.,
103 East Broad Street.
Oldest Music House in Virginia and North Carolina.
TO END HIS l FE
Wealthy Davidson County
Fanner Has Mania
MADE WILL LAST THURSDAY
He Tells Relatives That He Is
Determined to Kill
S|><?' iui to The Times-Dispatch I
Winston-Salem. N C, January 25.?
After being prevented l>y hjf niece.
Mist Mabel Conrad from shooting
himself with a shotgun. Oord <> n Shuti.
a wealthy farmer of Pavidson County
sixty years old and unmarried, slashed
his throat with a knife, and while tak?
ing The weapon away from tier uncle."
Miss < onrad had both hands gashed
up. and she may lose two lingers.
The in-ane man then began butting
his head against an apple tree Me was
carried to the hotis? and while paVaai0>
through the hall, picked up along hai
Md ? nde-avored ?<> stab hirn.-cif i"
the breast Failing iti this effort to end
his life. Shutt made a lunge at rhe
fl-eboard and cut an ugly gash in his
forehead Me ?hen picged up a flat injn.
and attempted to sTike himself, but
was prevented from doing s<> by those
who wert: endeavoring to ouiet him.
He next grabbed the fire shovel, but '
this. too. was taken away from him
Me was Pnallv persuaded to go to l<ed.
b it soon after retiring, he lumped up
arid made a rush for the bureau Open
nit: one of the drawers, he got hold of
a black necktie, thinking it was a raxor
He then found a knife, but it was
taken away from him before he could
cut himself with it His final effort
was to choke himself. 'You've
whipped me this time, bur you will
not be able to do it any more." de?
clared Mr Shutt. who added that he
was determined to* kill himself, but
declined to offer any explanation.
Shutt is known to have written a
will on Thursday. He denied to rel?
atives that a love aflair was respon?
sible for his mania to commit suicide
He tried to shoot himself at Christ
mas. his effort failing through the
t hou hgt fulness of some one who had
[placed blank cartridges in his gun.
cmc iitcti: meets.
Offers Prizes to High School Pupils vor
Seiving and Debate.
S!>e< lal to The Times-Dispati h >
Houston. Va.. January 25 - The Hou?
ton Civi. League met yesterday after?
noon in the courthouse, this being the
f.r.-t regular meeting since its organiza?
tion in December The president. Mrs
lOranviHe Cresidook. presided it was
'decided to hold regular meetings on the
SOCOPd Krlday of each month. Miss
Elizabeth BouMla was elected treasurer,
and all s'anding committees were ap?
Miss Ellen BoutdJa, principal of the
High School, requested that the league
offer two prizes to her pupils, one to he
girls for the best sewing and the other
to the boys for the best debate she
.isserted that something was needed to
stimulate interest along these lines. A
motion that tl each be given out of the
monthly dues to the boy and girl ex?
celling; in the respective contests was
unanimously adopted. Rev. O. \V.
Kibble in responding to the president s
call for a short talk. launched the
prophecy that this good movement
?as going to grow, and exceedingly
handsome things would be accomplished
among whi< h he merit ir.r.ed a 15.000 school
building to take the place of the present
The meeting was well attended by the
members and unusual enthusiasm
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Good Baltimore Lard. 10c lb.; 25-lb.
cans 9 l-2c
Ceresota, Pillsbury or Gold Medal
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Ouaker Toasted Corn Flakes, pkg.7c
Pure Lard, lb. .13c
Pure Creamery Butrer. 1-lb. pkg. 38c
Loose Pure Creamery Butter 33c
Process Butter, lb. 30c
Maryland Biscuit, finest soda crackers.
Finest Baltimore Sliced Bacon, 1-lb.
Finest Breakfast Bacon, lb. .17c
Choice Irish Potatoes, 22c peck; per
bushel, 85c; per bag.$1.85
Good Roasted Coffee, grain or ground,
Strictly Fresh Nearby Eggs, dozen 25c
Good Eggs, dozen.22c
Good Canned Sugar Corn, 7c. or 4 cans,
25c; per dozen.70c
Brookdale California Eemon Cling
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Stewart Declares Situation in
North Carolina Is Very
HE IS TARGET FOR WAITERS
Lniployejfs' Liability Measure
Passes Under Suspension
I / ?
'SpcL-in! to The Times-Disitttch.)
Raleigh. N". C, January Si. ? Mr.
Stewart's biH against tipping pasted
second reading to-day in the House.'
providing that it shall be a misde?
meanor punishable l>y 150 fine ana thirty 1
days imprisonment, at the discretion
of the court, for any person to be guilty
eitber of giving or receiving a tip. or'
for an employer to be a party to any'
tipping, through agreement that tin
: ployes shall be permitted to. receive j
Much adverse sentiment was mani?
fested, along with levit.v. over the mea
sere and its scope, but .Stewart in?
sisted '.hat the situation in this Slate**
is really very serious He saTd that it
has come to pass that 5 and 10 cent tips
are regarded as insulting by the aver?
age war sr. and 25 and 5o cents are mini
na>m tips that win favor. A waiter had
! recently thrown htm hack a 5 cent tip. J
with distinct manifestation of indig?
nation. Since he introduced this bill
!?tn the House waiters hereabouts bad
? gotten on to him as the author of this
bill, and he has already lost ten pounds !
through the decided slump in the fare1
waiters permit turn to have. His steak
is tough, his eggs are bad. and the'
fare is bad generally, he Ueciared. He
spoke much in a humorous vein, and
then declared in all seriousness that he
wanted tits bill given a standing in the'
House He has written, he said, for
the "Mississippi law against tipping, and
expects to have it Monday and wants
to amend his bill on the final reading
to conform to the Mississippi bill.
The Senate suspended rules for;
Senator Stubbs and passed an em?
ployers liability bill only introduced
today, which embraces all corpora-,
tions It extends to them the pro?
visions of the act of Congress relative
> ? common carriers' liability to em?
ployes, the bill applying this act to
i The Setiale passed the council act
, to prevent a, multiplicity of lndict
enents below the grade of felony. A
bill to allow clerical assistance to the
Supreme Court reporter, came up and
Senator Jones, of Forsyth. declared
'he State should not geainto increasing
expenditures until it ascertains its
asse's He severely criticized the custom
of auditors' warrants being issued to
State institutions when the money was
j not in the treasury, these warrants
1 being discounted at the bank, saying
! that any State'that lived beyond its
I means was facing bankruptcy.
The Senate referred the joint reso?
lution from the House asking for the
passage of the Webb-Kenyon liquor bill
: by Congress to the Committee on Fed?
eral ltel.it ions
Urawlry. of Durham, introduced a
hill to prohibit the origination of cheap
Sunday excursions by railroads in
North Carolina and Snell a bill to
prevent fraud on merchants.
Among bills repor'ed from the Senate
was that passed in the upper branch
of the assembly limiting borrowing by
building and loan associations to fifty
instead of twenty-five per. cent of!
assets It went to the Committee on
Corporations* and a powerful opposi?
tion is rising up for its defeat in the
Among hills that passed final reading
were: to consolidate Winston and),
Salem authorize the construction of:
Watauga Kalle.? : through Watauga
and Ashe Counties, as part of the Caio
Burst of Applause Greets Jury's
Verdict in Beland
'Special to The Times-Dispatch.1
fioldeboro. N. C . January St.? After
t went;-one hours deliberation*; the jury
in the trial of J. W Keiand. for the
murder of his wife, returned a verdict
of not guilty, thus closing a trial that
hSBJ been of more general interest f>an ?
any eases heard in Wayne County in |
many years. The available space in I
the courtroom was filled at the opening
of its doors this morning, and when
the verdict was announced about one .
hour later thcte was a burst of applause
from the spectators such as is seldom
heard in a ?ourtroorn. and whirh
brought iorth a rebuke from the pre?
Beland and his children shook hands
with the jurors and thanked them.
The verdict meets with general ap?
proval, as pub!* aentiment ha? been
strongly in Belaud s favor since the
shooting of his wife last August
Fully 250 people ?hn looked and hoped
for his Bcejuitta! were in attendance
from Wilson where the case was moved
from to t his count y
The State witnesses showed that
Befand shot and killed his wife, and
his counsel offered no evidence at all.
admitting that he did the killing, but
claimed emotional insanity for his tat,
Beland s record of a blatnelees life end
that of a good husband and father
prior to committing ttiis crime made it
hard to believe 'hat he could know?
ingly have murdered his wife, end the
jury, giving him the benefit of Ihe
iluiiht acqui'ted him
Beland left on the noon train for
his home at \\ ilson N C . and will
go back to his old position as cot ton
htiyer. whr h |w.?;'ii,!, has been held
open for htm during the time he has
been in iaj! lie accompanied
I.. Ms five children aho have eat be
side htm during the trial One dough- '
ter is married and live? ,r I. nchburg
Ve . and > as here with her husband'
?HM 1? AT PI BI K At < TION.
t rewrfs nf C utioes People tuend Meie
of BWIeide's PlOBSTty.
Spe. ial to Ihe I :nm tVape'ch 1
He' r,?onbrug. Va Jenaarr tt
The personal proper t\ of Hriehen M
Orehh ih' I'eulinstnn farmer who
?s?.n.nutted sun ide eei er.,1 weeks ago
leaving his estate of H: SOS to the Her
? >s HoW yeaierdat The rifts that the
. agnostfjr used to Mow nut has brains
.'was seid to n I. Painter, of North
' River, for task N'ottodv.oowM be In?
duced !.. t.he hair in when the
aged heVhelor ??' when he took his
life Noh?..i mould even touch It
A crowd of sat people snore from morbid
rwrloellt 'han from the desire to bw>.
1 in ihe librae
Posas. Vert ales,
alt showing the
THE HOUSE OF FASHION
BROAD AND FIFTH STS.
A Remarkable Offering
Every Coat iTOMORROW/Every Suit
Formerly Sold for
$12.95, $15, $16.50,
$18, $19.95 and up
- In Stock
(Formerly Sold for
$15, $16.95, $17.50,
$19.95 and up to
30 Different Styles to Select From
28 Different Styles to Select From
All Wanted Materials, Styles and Colors, All Sizes
Come Early as This is the Greatest Sale of
Coats and Suits We Have Ever Had
A Thorough Clean-up
Of High-Grade Coats and Suits
NOTICE: According to our rule we carry not a single
garment from one season to another?hence this unreserved
1800 SUITS AND COATS
Newest Winter Fashions, Desirable Styles and Materials
for Spring Wear, to Choose From; Everyone Worth
$25.00, $30.00 and $35.00. Ail at.
Sale Begins To-morrow, 8:30, Best Bargains Go First
This $25 Chin- I This $30 Kersey: This Chic $25. 00 I This $25 Mixture
This $25 Chin?
chilla Coat at chillaCoat Coat Suit only
$9.95 $9.95 $9.95 $9.95
$25 Chinchilla Coats
$25 Gray Mixture Coats
$25 Brown Mixture Coats
$30 Belted Back Coats
$30 Cheviot Suits.
$25 Serge Suits.
$35 Broadcloth Suits
$25 Scotch Mixtures .
But Still Great Crowds Seek
Cure at Statue of
.'Xp?^?: < ?im? to Tee Time? Pif-Pst'li )
Pert* .January ? ?Tat eta?o? of the
\ t-am ..? M* ?<?'?? ?-hl'h ?<i-o'it.n? to
report iiHiVf anrt ???nferred re Ire*-'iio>i?
pewfti -rfc*)* a woman wit rJeaain?
the fa'-* of the atat'ie of i.ioee with a
aarik?r? hi?f ,? ri rawing (rent i-mwrta of
inralida ana rrtppiee. It .? aald that ??>?
h4*n?t hare rerweree taetr ?l?ht ami
the :?me have walke? at ?he? new
i.onrrtee There la no tmetwwrthy eri
atnee. however, of taeee repot te. Tee
rv.li.-e are kept l>u?;. fn pr+*+rrlvK the
pe?'* between *?mrn of the town who
r>?> ??? r hi the <uree and sheptt'-el visi?
tor* One won.an who. for e smr?ll fee.
ridden by the poll, e
he ant ho-iu<-? hare to md the on*
women who ??? Quoted es ?avir
the ?tatue of the Virgin epoke. an
eaid that the story te untrue. St
wer? were heard, and my deuchte'
d my mother eere mired of earl
a maladies That te all there la te it.
t y ?oone#-jao,?d.ofveaeatlfere|lefl?14te
?Hath A ??* w ? ??? ?W?wai Je?v aw L SMaata. ua
Xew Professor Eierte?".
Hamaonb-irr V? . January 3.?
I N Kunkhouser h?.? heen electee!
profeeeor of moral pbiloeopar an?
commercial course at Rhenaneoah Col
leciate Institute at Dayton. The t-^ara
re elect ort a|| of Seer* and teach er?
Hon Richard K. Byrd Speaker of
the tirnnia Mouse of Pcteee'ee. will
make lite annual commencement ae>
dreia in June
EADITS /ITraS *SIt
am|| . -a. / Lumnafo, and mM
? ??????? fact and limb*,
ft FTjOaERa * ro Sole Agent). Sew Yffk.