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THAT GERMANS PAY TO THE EAST PENNY Resolute in Purpose Not to Cut One Cent From Reparations. FRANCE AND BRITAIN DO NOT AGREE ON SEVRES TREATY Lloyd George Will Ask Briarul to Yield in Some Rcspects on Turkish Peace Pact. i n i:\rn to yrrr olici.v Diplomat s Will ('nrcfully Avoid .\n> Mcn?iiiii of "Iti-vlslim" of Trciiii?'.s. t Uy Afimi luti'i! IT".*}- 1 I.' >NI ?< >\ I'i Ii. 20.? Arlatldc lirland, 'h* French Crime Minister, :in?l ? I'll IScrthelot arrived in LuihIoii this evening i'-z the allied conference with Ok iinn'MiiK't'il rewolut" purpose n' not reducing by as much as ;i cent the reparations that Germany must pu,. .1.1 h re.su It of the worl<J war us ?* Kr? ? <i t.. at tin- r<n t 1'arin con - ? f> n? ? Hut the I'rt inlcr is disposed to examine attentively and even fym \patli"tl< ally the condition.-* of pay ment. nhould the (iermiin ?1? legates come ti> l.'iidon with proposal?1 rea ??nal.:y u thin tin >????.pe of the ,il Ifl decisions Although M. ISriand doe* not re. C.ird the 1^ per cent tax upon th? value of German jromls ."' fit abroad ?ih an export duty. because it may )?e paid from Internal or any other rev ??nue. yet in view ??f American criti cism. that clauHi1 :nay he modified t another suitable *land:trd to meet I Germany's expanding prosperity can ? found. Kxports, within Nl. ltr! ind > definition of the word, were se lected (simply as variable national e.i miHK*-. German reparations will not be con sidered formally until the Ncar-Kast ern questions are settled, out repara tion* dominate the thought of the French delegation, and thin fact prob ably will have an important Influence on the dee.l?|on of the conference re -pectlng ll'?' Turk I Mil arrangement* Kroner nnd flrltnln Itlnaurrr. The French and British govern ?nentn are not in entire agreement ,;pon the Sevres treats It Is the mprfssion that 1'remier Bloyd C,corgi . <>f Creat Britain, will aJ'k M. 1 triand ?i yield in some respect* on the T.ur Uli treat-, in return for Steadfast British support with r- gnrd to rep ..rations. The Kr.'iic : have all but decided .i withdraw from Cillcla. but t?? ro ?titi the mandate for Syria, which is .jtttally pacltleil, according to Gen i ral Gouraud. commander of the French army in the Near K??d The situation In CiliclA promises prolonged trouble. General H-mraud, who came o I.ondon with the French mission, onsdders that France could not with draw from Oilicia without loss of ?,re?tige, having won a victory at Ain t .|V. France has now men in Ttit but if the war In to be continued here another tiO.OOO men probably would be required to finish the cam paign. The French ''ablnet does not i, f. ;re to t.pend any more lives on TurUinh mandates anil prefers to eaeli an agreement with the N'ation 4|jsts under Mlisiaplia Kemal l'asha. The word "revision" is to be care fully avoided as regards the Sevres ?reaty on the ground that to revise ltiv treaty tends to rentier less per manent ami solid all postwar treaties, instead of "revision" the word "ad justment" to (it changed conditions ,.r the modification of certain articles the treaty will be used. \ I low Greece to Save I,and. Since M. Venlzelos. the fotmer Creek l'reniier. has arrived at an un derstanding with the Greek Cabinet, although not with the Creek King, he also in said to have come to an inderstanding with t.loyd George to r -ave all. or as much as possible, of the Sevres treaty so that Greece may retain sill of her newly acquired ter ritory >1. Venizelos asserts that the Creek army can complete a victory for Greece without calling on the allies for more money or more troops. lie asks why. therefore, ;recce should abandon the execution .tfMi plan partially realized and when its fulfillment is in sight. Lloyd Ceorge is said to have accepted - ? .roadly this judgment and to desire (Continued on Cage Got. 1.) ?fohn IJ Durham. aged 37. of South Kichinond. chief rniiltitM'r at the South K,de lirick Works, died las! night in th?* Memorial Hospital of injur.re ??lv?-?l nearly a week ago when the. -< utoniobiU truck in which he wa:? rilliitk vvii: strut k i>y the Florida ex press at I'.'ii'nc'n Siding. about two miles out of Kouth Richmond. Mr. Durham was thrown eighty-one feet as a r< suit of sh.? crash, unil t!??- truck was demolished. At the hospital on* of hi.s logs was amputated. Me also suffered a fractured skull The accident happened February It. about 11 o'clock at night. Dur ham, who was not an* automobile driver, took one of the trucks, which had hoen overhauled a short time down the road. h<* rati upon the down the road lie ran upon the crossing. The fast express speeding toward Richmond crashed into th truck So great was th? force of the impact that the l>ig motor vehicle uiiN tossed completely from the track and demolished. Coroner Whitfield will hold an in ?|uest today. .\fr. Durham was well known in MILLION PAID BY " DANVILLE DURING WEEK FOR WEED Season's Record Is Brought to More Than 46, 000.000 Pounds. WAREHOUSEMEN HARD PRESSED OVER "GLUT" Three and Half Million Pounds Marketed Between Mon day and Saturday. I Sj>> j 1 f.< l'he TImes-I ?l.spat< h 1 DANVIDK. V.\ . Feb. 20.?Dlttle short of SI.000,000 was paid out to tobacco farmers of this section last week as result of thy 'ales, which were the heaviest of the season and which brought Danville's record to ovei 4,..'ifiii.eiin pounds since Septem ber. There was. however, an appre ciable drop in the average', due to the large ?|uantit> of inferior to bacco brought lu're. some of this be ing tl.. "scrapings" of sotne farmer?, who have finished selling tlieir crop. The precise figures are not avail able- at present owing to the fact that warehousemen and their staffs have been hard-pressed meeting the glut, but an approximation shows that 3.474.7S7 pounds of leaf was mar keted between .Monday and Saturday for SS34.347.75, or an average of S-O.'J. Nearly a.Oi'O.OOO pounds were sold lam week, at an average o t S2S.30. I'rlces for desirable* types ot to bacco remained high throughout the week. A desire on the part of the farmers to close up the season as rapidly as possible and while prices for the better grades are at the high est notch of the season, together with good marketing; weather, ex plains the glut It is anticipated that from now on there will be no such scenes around the warehouses as those seen this week. ENGINEER IS KILLED IN LOUISIANA WRECK Fireman Hay I>le ns ItrsiiM ?f 'I'. A.. I*. Train l.ruviiijc Truck ni Mitrlngotiln. 1 i'.y Associated l're.->\ | ADDIS. DA.. Feb. 20.?ICngimer White, of McDonoughville, Da., was killed; Fireman W. T. Dunn, of Al giers. was probably fatally injured, nsid I'.aggiisr.-nian I,. F. <"ouvillou. of * Avoyelles, I~i.. was seriously out and bruised when a Texas and Pacific passenger train left the track at Maringouin station, ? ighteeii miles west of here today. None of tin- passengers were hurt beyond a slight shaking up. The mail, baggage and express cars, two chair cars and dining car were de railed. None of the sleepers left Iho track. DIES OF INJURIES RECEIVED WHEN EXPRESS HURLS HIM 81 FEE T IN MO TOR TR UCK John It. Durham Succumbs at Memorial Hospital Fol lowing Collision?Coroner Whitfield Will Hold In quest Today?Accident Occurs at Barnes' Siding. South Itichmoml \v:i - a valued employe of I be brick work*, ami was popu??ir among all his ftllo-.\ work ?rs. 11?- ih survived by his wife. six ' hlldron. thr< ?? l>rotli?rK anil three 'istfr." Arrangements for th** fune ral iiarv not yet been completed. \\ I I.I.I \ M M.N Mi ll IV.II lir.l) WIIKN HI > DOW N II) A I TO William Ninnili. .'!l*> Mast ISrace Street. was injured Saturday night when lie was struck ami knocked ilown by an automobile owned am! driven b> Hr C. II. McA null y. 115 Katsl Drua'l Street. The accident hap pened on Itroad Ktr?-rt, li> tvwcri Sixth an<l Seventh. about 10:20 o'clock., l,?r. MrAually immediately stopped his rar ami. picking up the injured man, carried him to \"lri;inia Hospital. Nlnnlch received a scalp wound which necessitated several stitches being taken. I)r. McAnally was arrested following th? J.ecldent on a rhart!': of (iiroh'SK ami reckless driving. Hp was hailed for a hearing in Police Court today. CELEBRATE SILVER JUBILEE TUESDAY OF C. SI MUSEUM John Stewart Bryan Will Deliver Address in Afternoon. IS SON OF FOUNDER OF THE INSTITUTION Open House Will Be Held From 11 to 5 o'Clock. 'I he t wsnty.f.tlh al?niver<s.ry o' t'se Confederate Murium will he cele brated with appropriate exerciscs to rn o r low with np?sn hous? for the pco t>'e oi I'ticlunon I frr.ns II "?> o'clock, wu-? anrijil.' Oil y? erduy. John S. war: P,ry,?!,. .*'rs. Joseph liryaii. by whom the ?f;*tuti?n wan .'ouildf (1. >%.!! deliver j.'i address al <? ??l?.ci< a ?|ja-t i tcudet Cmi fetlera;< >i'iig? ? ?f the S.000 registered visitors who went through the building in 1920, j.Ooo were Northerners or foreigners. While the building is now crowded to its capacity with .Southern relics of great value, the place when opened ? wenty-Sive years ago had b'Jt a chair and a table. I'lans are being made for a wing for the house to eontain Us valuable collection of Confederate portraits, its Confederate library and collodion of 20.000 Confederate man uscript!;. Mrs. Joseph Bryan conceived llse idea of securing the house which had been occupied by President I'avis, and converted it into a Confederal* Memorial Association in February, ISt'jO The l.'nitod States military forces took possession of the house as their headquarters at the evacuation of Hlchniond In April, 1S65. holding it until September 5, 1S70. when it was re stored to the city of HichmomI, which, in 1S>7 1, was converted into a public school, later erecting the Central School Hullding in the rear. The new society was formed fot operating the museum with the Hol lywood Association, and was charter ed May 31. 1S70, as the Confederate literary Society. On motion of Col onel John U. Cary. the City Council turned over the building to be used as a museum and library. Kxcopt for tireprooting the structure and adding the steam heat, the building is as it was when President Uavis occu pied it. Charter cfflcerw were. Mrs. Joseph Itryan. president; Mrs. J.ewis N". We ho, Mr/?. John Pureoll. Mr?. James Thomas, Mrs. \V. W. Henry, Mrs. James It. Ilraiich. Mrs. James It. Pace and Mrs. P. W. McKlnney. vico-pres identt>; Mrs. Maxwell T. Clarke, treas urer; M ies Mary ti. Crenshaw, re cording secretary: Mrs. K. C. Minor, corresponding secretary. Tin; museum op<*ied with Miss Isabel Maurv as boos" regent, mkI the following vice regents in charge of the various rooms: M.uyland, Mrs. C. CIS. Ci - wardin: Mrs. Cazencau Miljcod. Texas; Mrs J. Taylor 101 lyson, Virginia; Mr?. J. 1*. Harrison, (Scorgia: Mrs. A. W (Continued on Pago 3, Col. 2.) RELEASE PRISONERS TO FIGHT MENACING FIRE \fier Controlling llln/e, CumirlK Itelurn In Jail to He l.oekeri I p. | lty Associated Press. | ItltOWN'SVH.M*:, TICN'X., peh. 2" Prisoners were released from the Haywood Counl> jatl here early t?i day to aid in lighting a tire which threatened the jail and county build ings adjoining. After the lire 'was under control the prisoners, two of vrlvoru were., .under indlctuie.nl?tor. murder, reported to tho Jiiller and were locked up. The fire desi royed the lumber ytirds mid wagon works of John C. Praoht and an automobile warehouse. causing damage estimated ai 1126,000. BLOODHOUND TO AID POLICE IN TRAILING OF CRIMINALS *1 McDonongh, Magistrate at Second Station, Huvs lioiildcr, ci Thorough hied Man-Hunter?Dog Has Fine Record?Negotiating for Another Animal. l'?-r>oiiM who commit crimes ill IMclinioiul from now on will liavo more than policemen to evade, a* "Doc" MeDonough. magistrate at tlie Second Police Station, lias purchased Moulder. a thoroughbred blood hound. and will use him in polio work. The dog arrived in Richmond yestenlu.v otornlrtK iro:n L/onsiand. fyOhlo an.1 is being kept at the po lice station. lle/lM.ono of the finest .Npecifhcns of bloodhound ever seen in the clt.v, dog fanciers declare. Hoiildor weighs 125, pounds, In as lithe and agile as a panther and .strong 'in a man. Although he is no: vlvlivus. he does not make friends with any one. lie c'otnea to the local force with a great rcputatidfi for trailing and catching criminals. Ills latest feat was scenting a fugitive In Illinois for more than fifty miles and running lilm down. "l>oc" is negotiating for another bloodhound and expects to close the deal soon. The dog is about the size of Houlder, but is snld to be ex tremely vicious. With this pair of trailers. police say ^it will be hard for fugitives to esca'vo. LEGION WARNS 0. S.I AGAINST REVIVAL OF! |HUN PROPAGANDA: I National Headquarters! Sends Bulletin to State Department. MASS-MEETINGS HELD IN PRINCIPAL CITIES' ? j Assert Central Powers Are Try-: ; ing to Cause Split Between America and Allies I My Associate! Press ) IN DIA N A POl.IS, INI.).. Feb. ! American Legion posts throughout 1 ili<- i'niteil State* were ask-J tonight '<> the legion .s nationa. htitdquar tors here lo watch for a revival of Clerman propaganda iti this country. A bulletin sent out by the national ; headquarters said the object of the | propaganda seemed intended to turn j American Sentiment against the al j lim and 'o croat" a "pow< rful na j tional political machine by th< amal i carnation of the disloyal elements in <>nr population " Mass-meetings in New York. Phil adelphia, Cincinnati, Chicago, Mil ? waukte, I.oitisvIKe, Omaha ;jnd Cleve land hAve been planned. the bulle I tin .?-?aid, as "one of the first national j manifestations" of th* propaganda I campaign. The bulletin. which was sent to ! all State headquarters of the legion. , Mid: "There has corny lo tin- attention of the national headquarters informa tion Indicating a move for a nation wide revival of liirm^n propaganda activ Sties in the United .State* which are the result of a carefully directed national campaign, she object of which seems to l?e: Try to Disrupt Allien, j 'First. The disruption of. tin- ac j cord which exists between th*' l.'niled j States and our allies, with particular j reference to France and i.ireat lirit j ain. by the turning of American pop j ular sentiment against the govern ! rnents of these countries, and "Second. The methodical creation of t a powerful national political machine | by the arnilyamalion of the disloyal ? I elements of our population anil their | elevation to a place of power in ] American affairs by the invisible in j tiii'-nce of this organised minority. ! "One of the first national manifes i tatlons of this activity will probably [ take the form o. a series of mass tneetings throughout the country, os tensibly in protest against the oceu pat ion of the Rhine by French negro j troops from Africa. The alleged pres | ci.ee of French colonials is to be used as a motive to tut u American j sentiment against France. Xegro j i troops wer.> withdrawn from the j ' French army of occupation months j ago. While tlu ro, their conduct was j ? excellent, according to otlicial re- j : ports from the American ambassador) [at Paris to the State Department in! ; Washington. Hold Series of Meeting** ' It has l'C-en planned to hold a se ' ries of such mass-meetings in N'ew York. Philadelphia. Cincinnati, Chi cago, Milwaukee, omaha. Clovi;lainl and other cities. In all these cities and In many others there arc com ' mittens anil groups which aspire to j be the nueletics of the national or- j ? ganization whose propaganda is now ! working in the interest ol iJcrmanyj anil in the Fnited States with the hope (Continued on l'ngo Col. l.) ! TWO SUNDAY FIRES j IN GEORGIA CITIES DO $250,000 DAMAGE ! Flumes W ipe. Out Four (Con cerns in Tift on ami Hazlcliursl Milts. Illy Associated Press. 1 TIFTON, OA.. Fob. ::it.? Fire de stroyed four Tifton business concerns this afternoon, causing a loss of Tlf.0,000. For a time it looked as il the whole town would be wiped on:, and fite companies were brought here from Cordcle. Fitzgerald and Sylves ter. ? The tire Malted oti th.- third Hour of the l.>arnell Dry floods Company, j When the roof of the building fell, j flames, fanned by a stiff breeze, leaped across Second Street anil threatened the entire northern half' of the business section. P.esides gutting tin Darnell build- I Ir.t;, flames canned heavy damage to | the Ivey Furniture Company, the] Kent Music and Furniture Company and the Parker flrocer.v Company. I The origin of the tin- has not been i I determined. _ : I lnxleliur?t Mill* i'rrj In Plume*. IIA/.l.KllPi:ST. <}A.. Feb. -JO.?- \ ! ti rrilb* explosion of undetermined origin this morning set lire to and completely destroyed the large mills, a large amount of cottonseed and manufactured products of the Car ter Cotton Oil Company here, causing an estimated damage of approxi mately $100,000. Tiio mill had operated all day Sat urday, but had shut down for Sun day. The origin .of the tire is be lieved l?y the owners of the mill to he Incendiary. The tire was il.s rovcred by the night watchman after the explosion, which was heard for miles around, took place. The loss I was partially ct^cicd by insurance. EXPECT HOUSE TO PASS MEASURE TO RESTRICT ALIENS Believe Judiciary Commit tee Will Report on Im peachment of Landis. ARMY AND NAVY BILLS ARE NEARING COMPLETION Soldier Bonus to Be Reported to Upper Body During Early Part of Week. 11: Af soclatpil I'r??<-!? I \V ?N. !?'??>> ' >?> li.is reached its ciiHtomar> mar-ad journment stage of piled-up legisla tion. of "steerinK" by ste.-rln;: com mittees. of lobbying. I?i;-r'.il!np. trad ing ami threats ?f Mlbui-t eritiK only ten more working (lays re main before the linal gavels fall, and tit** Cliplto! Ik set-tiling V. Ill) . OIKCII trated effort. frotft within ami vlth oilt. to |>a*s or defeat the mass of bills before ?"?ingrew. Murmurs of tlllbust vrltiK. W hi.-li have marked the end <*f .**r\ "short" session in Mtircli for years, are heard both on th? ri*'ii at.- "ami House side*. on the former against thi- Winslow bill for partin. payment of xDVcrnni-nt account* to railroad*. anil on the House side the- effott tc- force action on the pack ers' control bill. The emergency tariff bill also re mains a high point of controversy. Son.11 ?? aii'l House confcrces are to n,<>(t tomorrow to discuss th- score of amendments added by tl?? Senate. Mthough Senator 1'enros.-, of IV:.u svlvania. one predicted that the bill would !??? in i onfon ti" hour." any confer.- agreement Ml ' must run the guntlct of both branches of t'oiigr.HS in tho elosinK days. v\ i!h a prompt vet,' by Presi dent Wllm.n predict .1 g.ni.mlly and ?a .tl. no pro*.p. i l of a v.-to being ovr riddo n. >ftt>- Adopt llouir rin?. A dozen oilier important lull.-- also an In conference. including tlie im migration-restriction legislation pass ed v.-sterd ty by the Senate. Adoption by "the llou^e of the Senate plan .s The conference reports will liftvi right of way in the Hov.^e tins v | while the Senate Is pressing to r is.< through appropriation bills, al. of which, except a general deficiency bill. hav.. passed the House. Th? ii- w rule,. Uow.ver an impeding it* net ion on conference !-? P"|T'a.hUt:r? to the grist of WW? Hon. the House Judiciary < '..mmltl.'C , iiuorrow ^ ill take tip the ; inent -ha.,.- a?aim.t Kcle?" Heprcscii ta t i'\ e ^Ity.Hemo^t of I'lillKreff Anothev nr.'ort:.nt comnu. t.-e lo . r in}-' tomorrow th- r.-ump ion n K r'ni|. K.-llllers" bonus bill IS to 1"* b} the I III" ...ciillPS to provision for raising '? \ Uy the i.o, ns. a .,iw--t_ion_ to b. !?_?? - (Continued ??t PW* 8* V0*' 18-HOUR SEARCH FOR alleged hill city SLA YER PRO VES FUTILE family "f ???<?* llr""'" Claims John Cmy Killing. | Spee'.al to The Times-1 linpatch. 1 l.YN'riir.IMPi. VA., Keb. 20.?After an einhteen-hour search in tH?- city ::n.l mountains ^o^ltll of Lynchburs. the polio tonight ilecliireil lliat they hail no clue to the whereabouts of Moses I'.rown. who is alleged to have last n-uht shi t anil killed John <5ray in South l.ync.hhurir. Th. family of the man charged with the siiontiiiK ile.-laie they are a! a loss to explain why he escaped. rt. tJr.iy bad threatened to Kill Urown ami the shooting was eNpeetc.l to lal;- place Friday night. l..-p.!e this claim of self-defense, ltrou n ? :i a not be fotllid. The iii-mi met la l?- Saturday iiik-i! mi.I. aft': a sharp exchange of word", tiir. .? shots were lire.I. tlray slau cered into a in ;ir-h store and ex i laini. il 11.-it ltrown bad .shot him. A liuliet wound through th.- neck ].| oVeil fatal before ile colli.I say il;.,r.- a coroner's ini|ilest will be lit-ld twv.Wioiv JOHNSON CITY. TENNESSEE. SUFFERS $235,000 BLAZE rlialr Ineiorj. I.umber iinrt WnliiMl nml Venrrr ( onrrriiN I'rln clpnl l.o?ern. | i'.y Associated Press.1 P.KISTOU VA., KMi. ?Kntailing ,i lo:"> of approximately $l!3r..OOO. the K.mplre ("hair Factory and several other plants were destroyed hv lite early this morning at Johnson ?*lty, Tenn The loss to the chair faotoyy ? "j.iaceii :it *Vnbre" ilia ii I"n.Offil. other plants which nuffored were ,1,.- pen rod Walnut and Veneer .'om panv and the Johnson City l.umher Company. The origin of tho lire 1ms not been determined. SHENANDOAH, CUMBERLAND VALLEYS ARE SHIVERING IN THROES OF A BLIZZARD 11;roili 12 lo l,"i Indies of Snow on Ground?Storm Still Having?Many Koads Impassable?Trains Operating With (irealcsl Ditlkultv. I WINX'UKSTEI!. Va . l-'eb. ^'i). -j from I wol ve ilfteen inches of Know covered virtually every section of tin- Shenandoah .? nd Cumberland' Valleys tonight. a-cord'lng to advices receivoU at railroad .-<tat ion?, anditho! snowfall, which began early Hatur-j ?lay evening, still was in progress at' a late hour and assuming the pro- j portions of a blizzard. High winds have caused huge: drifts, highways were reported ini- j ! passable in many places, and rail - ! roads were operating trains under! | the greatest difficulty engines be I lit; | deadheaded over some lines to keep j | thorn open. | Drifts accumulated so rapidly in I cuts that a tie-up appeared imnii-j I r.? tit. The temperature was falling rapidly tonight, threatening to cause' J severe injury to early fruits and newly made gardens The storm, the first of the kind i this winter, followed practically' threo months of open and moderate ly warm weather, during which small GREAT EXPOSITION ; WILL OPEN TONIGHT i ! AT GRAYS' ARMORYi j ' 100,000 Expected to View Displays of Richmond Made Goods. EXHIBIT WILL SHOW WIDE RANGE OF CITY'S PRODUCTS: j Noted Singers and Orchestra to Entertain Throngs at Show. Alter weeks of preparation and work, expenditure of thousands of dollars in displays and the aroiis- j ing of an interest which has become I I >-Uilo-wide. the Itiuhuiond Mauufuc- I Jturers" K\position will open tonight I ! a I > o'clock at (Jru.vs' Armory, .Sev- j ; etitli anil Marshall Streets. I'ropara- ] lion* have been made to take e.iro I I of more than lOO.OOn visitors, and I fully >.fM?u arc expected to be on haml wben the doors .-wii.^j open nnd th** great exposition gets under way. l.ast night more than '.a per cent <*l tb'* i xhlbits were hi t lace, and ? ?Ikt-ials stated that the remainder j would arrive this ir... ruing and be ready fm- the grand opening. Scores of booths, all decorated in red. white and blue, have been ? rooted in the I grat hall. housing every conceivable object which is "made in Uichtnoiid" i ai.d which will 1 ? e an education to j the average citizen in the production | of the city. I'iii<|iie In A nun 11 ol CI ly. Never lias such an exhibit been i J :indertaken hi Uichuiuiid before. I The display will lie uni<iue in the I annals ot the city, and many busi ! ness men will l?e indeed surprised ) at the great number of articles which are actually manufactured In Uichinoiid. Kverv variety of ar ticle, from foodstuffs to steel ma chinery and inanufact tired goods, will be on display during the en tire week. Paper will be manufac tured from pulp before the very eyes of the public, exactly as *?t is made in Che factories which have made Kicltmond known throughout the world as a paper-producing center. 1 he exposition will continue through Saturday, opening at 11 o'clock in the .morning ami dosing at 11 at night, and as a special at traction several noted singers have been secured for the week. Alvin Smith. president of the Smith-Courtney Co.. is in charge ot" this part of the program, and will hold a conference this morning with the singers, who will arrive early to fill their engagement. The exact hours for the presentation of these artists have not been made ;?Midic r.s yet. .bill it is believed tVs will ? if <i<>iie today liflar the c.'it.i ?;eeiu c .vl.ieh Mr. Smith w il held will them. Carlos I'assi, possessor of a tenor ! voice of unusual quality, will sing | "I'agliucci." "Itose oi My 11fnrt." | 'Macitsiila," 'Yearning," and a nnm j ? ? r ot other classic selections, ltal.ih j "dii riio, baritone, who is kti.?w:i a - | i tie of the foremost singers on tlf. | American concert stage, will sing i during his engagement the duet from (Continued on I'age 3. Col :i.i ONE HURT IN WRECK ON SOUTHERN MAIN LINE ' ?ii or Three I'nullr. for* on freight Crushed ln It rnr-l'.ml 4'olllxinn With I'iimnc nger. I Special to The Times-Dispatch. | CMAKI.OTTKSV!Ll,K. V.V., Feb. 20. -One man was slightly hurt tonight when northbound passenger train Xo. in criuihed into the rend end of a fi eight train about ten miles south or hor* ou the -Southern- Rail-way*. It is understood hero that there wore two or threo poultry ears on the freight train near the end that were crushed a? a result of the col U - ^ i ""??* have Itudden premature! v *h lo hundreds of people hav, planted seed in n,cir gardens. VTOIliIS \UK "tatks ... I I N?? ws j U AsMLv.rn.x, K,.b_ ,0.lPo(|l. iut Vh ar" """ ,aSh,K ?"rou?h ' n"?'d Slates. three tin vin?? SM. .ho N?'\v KiiKl.iml ? tales. according ?o forecast made todav at the Weather ISureati. l.e l,lizard which swept over th* Atantic .oast States la*t ,lilf|lt> and ?"ii h continued all day todav. |? ?ot ?xpected to abate until late tomor row morninu. if the,,. Heavy s?ow s.eet and ra|? are . Mml rH"rV 8wpl>t '>> the blls T..m:,etat,ires varying from *ero up ? -? de??ices will obtain in the At. ant lo Coas, Stat.-.s and states i? the , entral Valley. The storm work '"K up from the Ot-lf of Mexleo is expected to join forces with on,, com ma in over the north we.st?m section ofj^lie eotm try. an.I. together. thes.. (Continued ojj Fi^g ? n > PROSPERITY OF I). S. BESTS ON FOREIGN TRADE, SAYS SiSSON America Achieves in Five Years Financial Prc-Em inence of World. TOOK BRITAIN CENTURY TO ATTAIN PINNACLE If Nation Should Hold. Place Depends on Change in Atti tude to Commerce Abroad. ?V I' ll l VI I* II. MSSO.V. \ ier-l'reaiiUeni of Hie (iuarani, I (Unijinny. I Written for the rutted News.) N HW VfiitK. ,.v|)t I'O. -a very si?r n itica t?t and iar-reacli.n? develop, me,it is o.vnrri,iK |? Amerlea:, t\. but i, i? doubtful if the Ainer ??'? l?? opto as a whole fully realize its causes as well a.s its scope an.l tnoi.iilnjf. i r,.fl.,. ,hii 1 ,,r for, i?? iw '"innrj J,,.| ,.! rcotf??tl"ii that our Invemlnir public is u t .... . 1"'h of tl.I? ... . ** l""' "Tot 'llli... ... ' hsiiacter. as exemplified for reniiblie' r* .J1"' <-? 1.000.000 r.publi, of Chile external loan "?* ?ar. which tl.anKed our debit ,ni 1,1 >?.000.000.uf?(l into a cre.l (1.."0<'f'Ur,t "f than i 1 -.OUO.OOO, . effected a fundamental chanire ? i ,lna,lB,al l??yfholoBV o his turh^'t " 'T ?"'???" i"" ; V,L? ? 7 ,h? '"ternational po > in finance and commerce that years"'* n<hi,;v"'1 in li,?- live Whether Wo shall hold that place pen els largely upon the extent and of the psychological change wve feuflm't.,!: and that is why f.osit foreign offerings tn our --stn.ent market nr.- so is u/nT 1 U,"< there suttUient understanding of our now position and the pro.de,?s i, has nra r I1", i,"'! our national Investment point of view ou, urT^' ""nI"" "S trade. n?,U ^ *"**?? the last few ,eu? we have uZV? TT " m,v"r ,H,fw" i"reiKn trade follows foreign j ... Vestment, a lesson thar nHtah, a?" ?? ''T tremendous .H"11 "????-? ?e cm,., ? dit in adequate qtiantltles to de V'1"P ",i,rk"ls "for countries, wo ; ;nrK> , Ul ,.XI)orl iMir In such (|Uai,tlti?s as at present '-.urope-.s rehabilitation pro. ?ress,s the Keener will ?row the ?? 'orcigi, markets a d (Con on i'.,, 13 REBELS DIE IN A 2 HOUR RUNNING FIGHT NEAR CORK Military Losses in Battle Are Given as Eight Wounded. SOLDIERS TAKE AMBUSH pa;:ty without warning Party of Soldiers Surprise Irish Hiding to Attack Any Pass ing Crown Forces. I>1 >1KI) 1ATKI.Y (H'KX V I It K Opposing l-'urlinn Then Settles [)(mn to Sniping, Which Hesults in Kout c?f Sinn Peiuccs. (My L*nit.Ml Press.] IH'lil.l.V. CO.?Thirteen rebels, members of :in ambush party tjing i'.t wait for a military patrol. wore kill 0<1 in a two-hours* running tight near l.isgo'.d, County <"ork. Kight other members <?!" the party were captured. Th?- military casualties were eight, wounded. The soldi, rs took the ainbutdi par ty unawares, and arc believed to ha \u had the advantage of attacking. I 'etaiis ?>t' the tight were given out ill an > (II ial statement issued at Dub lin i"astie Sunday night. A party of soldiers of the llumv shires was proceeding along the' l?i> ?jjold-MiilletItoad, the statcnu nr. ielated, and .'?me upon a large fores of rebels who were preparing to am bush any crown force*, that might pass. Tli.. I lampshires immediately '?petted tire and the rebels broke into two parties, taking positions in a ho'ise and the surrounding gard-us. The opposing forces then settled down to a two-hour battle of sniping, .it the end of which the robe s are Mild to have been routed. Three of the captives were wounded. Th.? bodies of the thirteen deal were found on the tleld and in the house. A number of grenades and a quan tity of small-arms shells were seised. o?o of the soldiers wm slightly wounded. ? Unofficial reports have it that eigne policemen. In addition to tlio soldiers, were wounde.1. 1 l >CONSl*IOi:S .SOI.OIKK IS * SHOT TO IIKATII IN IHKLANI* (By Associated Press.1 ' ;;l*Ml.lN. Vol.. -'). --Fornter Serjeant i Xohil'.y' was shot and wounded in ! "\,rk Saturday. He v.-us taU.n to a j hospital. l Knur nt'iiU'il uumi i?ils morning 411 tot I'd the hospitar and carried No hiilv, who was unconscious, on a stretcher into the street and shot him iU*ail. A laborer w s shot dead near \"asliel; another laborer was shot and r riou.-l.v wounded last night at Mul lagh Meath. P. I'.I. FA ST. Peb. *-'0.?A party of armed men last night shot to death i William O Vonnell. a Protestant farmer, at liis home in l.issanublg. Skibbet een, in the presence of hi" wife. Matthew Sweetman another farmer was shot dead at l.issanubig. Co UK. l>'eb. 20.?Kl-ght civilians were killed and two soldiers wound ,.d In a desperate running tight near ! l.isgohl. between a detachment of a i Hampshire regiment and a large party of republicans. The troops came upon the republican forces preparing an ambush and attacked them. MAN POt VI) IN Til A I.N 1 I,A V VToll Y WITH THIIOAT Cl'T |l'.\ Associated Press. J ' l,ONl>ON. Keb. 20.?On the arrival of the Fishguard train at Paddington Station today. Oeorge Tilson. of niack P.ock. County Cork, was found in the lavatory compartment with his throat cut. A paper attached to his ? clothes was inscribed: "Shadowed 1 from Ireland The man was still conscious, but 1 incoherent lie was removed to * ! hospital, where hi; died. ItP.l.F A ST. Feb. 'JO.?Oeorce Tilson j was connected with a firm of whole | sale wine merchants. He recently j received a threatening letter, charg j' ~ (1'iint imioil on Pane < ol. 0.) RICHMOND-NORFOLK BOAT LINE TO BEGIN OPERA TION TOD A Y A Hit Interruption of Almost a Year, the First Steamer of lUixton Line, Inc., Sails From Port City to Capital. After .111 Interruption of steamshlp orrvii'i' between Ulehniond ami Nor folk on i in- .lames Kiver of almost a yi'ar, tli.it survicc will ivsiorfd today tvlioii the lirst steamer of the liuxlmi Lino. Inc. granted a chartrt last week l>y t lie State Corporation I'oinmisstiin, Mails from Norfolk this morning for the Capitol. Sh<'- will arrive here tomorrow ami will return to Norfolk iit r. 1*. M. Inauguration of the service will mark revival of river truffle"'and as sure merchants of the city :i favor able tVelght rate "based ot\ water -1 r a?*por-l a-t 1 ?iciape. tit liui JL>e si <! a i being a great improvement unci fa cility, closely connecting Richmond with the Seaboard. Solicitors and agent* of the new compaf^were 1g\ Richmond last week anil tnaile a thorough canvass of tiif city, besides holding several confer* ?.Maes with otHciais of tlx: Chamber of I'oinmet're t)i,. Uiehrnond-Nf.v York Steamship l.ine, and other par ties who are vitally interested in the success of the'new project. A tri-wcekly schedule is being worked out, and the company's boat will leave Richmond at 5 p. M. on Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday each*weok. The Richmond-New Vork steamship Pier will be us*d for lh? new traffic l>ore and the Norfolk end of the line will V the Southgati terminal. Vessels will sail from Nor folk on Mondays. Wednesday* and Fridays. Stops will be made at City Point, Clarcmont and New port. New*. " ?T7'. ' H . <J/