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I'oatofnce aa aecoud-olaai matter WEDNESDAY, JANUARY !>, 1H07. PRESIDENT SHOULD HALT. It Is a well established fact tbat| President Roosevelt ts ready to face impeachment rather than yield an Inch In the stand tiikon by him in tho dismissal or nogro troops and, lu his controversary on the subject with the Senate. 'Whether he Is right or wrong In his position relative to the Brownsville affair the Pr?sident . is taking a most radical stand and one that will add to the general rest? lessness of the country. In a very recent Issue of tho New York Sun there was an editorial lu which the task was undertaken to reason with the President for his more or less tumultuous administration of -tho oxecutlve office. With a full appreciation for the admirable final? ities which are his, it was clearly time that his attention was called to tho serious consequence of his not realizing his own Inliuonco upon popular thought, unduly exciting the nervous and even over stimulating the usually hard headed. In speak ing of Mr. Roosevelt's voluntary pledge to enforce the policies of President McKinley, when he took the oath or olllce at Buffalo, the Sun said: "The episode and the vow have been almost obliterated from the public mind by the events- that havo since crowded our time, so much so, Indeed that to recall them evokes a shock." There Is no doubt but tho seem? ing intention of President Hoosevelt to reform the world at a single stroke Is adding to the confusion and .general restlessness and will have Its serious consequence whon the blow of close times rails. To bo sure our souls havo been tritfd sorely by revelations of greed and graft In high stations'. Our atten? tion has been rudely directed to the pressing (necessity of reforming our business ways and our need of honorable mon In all stations of life bus been emphasized. There in no question of this, but the very know? ledge of weakness borne home to us should make us cpntemplatative in our thoughts of reform arid reg? ulations not tempostous. The man to whom tho present day problems' scmn easy and who would meet a complex industrial and social condi? tion hastily because ho sec'3 clearly tho moral phases of It, Is not tho man to be blindly followed, or to ho entrusted with autocratic powers. Tho President of tho United States by virtue of his- office can shape public opinion more than any other man. lie can guide it along conservative but progressive Hues or he can confuse public opinion and incite It to radcal and unprogressive thought and action. Prosledmt Roosevelt Is to be thanked for giving tho nation a tonic but the people do not want nn overdose of It. His vigorous' work of controlling tho great cor? porations deserve nothing but words of commendation but his stubborn stand at tho prosent time is very far from being commendable. Ho was probably perfectly justlAable in discharging the negro troops but It Ik not a matter of enough Impor? tant for which to stand nn im? peachment trial. Such a trial couT.l not. help but bo regarded by the people in an apprehensive manner and add to the confusion which already prevails, liven If tho Senate yields Hie danger of tho stund taken by the President does not lessen, for U proves to tho people that they havo a man for President that Is possess? ed with the rule or ruin policy and II cannot help hut ninko the country apprehensive of the future. COMMERCE WITH PANAMA. Exports from the United States to Panama are Increasing with very great rapidity. The exports to Pan? ama during the year just ending will aggregate a little more than fourteen million dollars, against nearly eight millions In 1905, aud a little more than two and one-half millions in 1901. The rignres for the full year I havo not yet reached the Bureau of Statistics or the Department of Com I liieret? and Labor, hut those for the eleven months ending with Novem? ber were $12.950,871, and, ns the fig? ures for the single inonth of Novem? ber were $1,27:1,507, R is unite appar? ent that the grand total for the full calendar year will exceed fourteen million dollars. Those figures cover only the ex? ports to Panama sent. In murhnnt' vessels and do not include that sent by Government transports or naval Vessels, What proportion of this to? tal of over fourteen million dollars' worth of merchandise sent by mer? chant vessels to Panama Is sent for the Government, or by Us representa? tives, can not bo determined at pres? ent, since the shipments of this char? acter when sent by vessels engaged In the general transportation of com? merce are treated in the same man? ner as merchandise sent by individ? ual exporters or firms. While n con? siderable part of the merchandise ex? ported to Panama is doubtless for the use of the Government, or at least for tho use In the work upon the canal or the Panama Railroad, an oxnmllia- | llou of the list of articles forming this total Indicates that a large part consists of articles of food and cloth? ing or other merchandise Intended for individual use rather than for the ca? nal works. The fact that the value of the native products sent from Pan? ama to the United States aggregates three-fourths of a million dollars an-1 dually, and that the purchasing power i of the people adjacent to the Canal 1 Zone Is doubtless greatly augmented by their trade relations with those employed upon the works of the ca? nal, suggests that perhaps two mil? lion dollars' worth may be destined for Importers and dealers located out sitlo the Canal Zone but within the Republic of Panama. ALWAYS "NORFOLK, VA." "The Jamestown Exposition Nor folk, Va," Is the heading of a com? prehensive, well arranged and In? teresting "write-up" of the James? town Tercentennial, contained in Tho World Almanac and Encyclopedia | for 1907. This Is another lllustrn- i tlon of how the Jamestown Expo? sition Company is keeping Its prom? ise to give this side of Hampton Roads a fair doal?jujrt nitiofJicV proof, if proofs were needed, that the exposition press bureau is still working hard In the Interest of Nor? folk. The World Almanac has an enor? mous circulation and is used as re? ference book and source of informa? tion all over tho country, l}0, from n Norfolk view point, a rather neat advert Ising trick was turned in hav? ing tho exposition article in this publication headod In the manner mentioned. Fortunately, the Presi? dent's proclamation which follows tho headlines, states Hint the ter? centennial Is to be held on the shores of Hampton Roads, Virginia, and makes no mention of any city, ami the article itself very accurate? ly describes tho location and tays that the grounds are "within easy reach of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Nev port News and Old Point Coin fort." ?Wo again suggest that Mayor' Buxton or the Exploitation Com? mission make a formal appeal to tho board of governors of tho ex? position, asking that the publicity department be instructed to discon? tinue its practice of advertising Norfolk to tho exclusion of tho rest of Tidewater Virginia. No more thoroughly partisan ac? tion has eveno been taken than tha^t law suit which Attorney Gen? eral Jackson of New York State has Instituted to oust Mayor Mc Olellan', and making the State the plaintiff In the action nnd thereby showing the expense on the Com? monwealth Is just about as nervy proposition ns has been heard In a long time. The people of New York State are easy going nnd do not take any too much interest in pub? lic affairs but there is not doubt but that iMr. Jackson will hear from his latest display of loyalty to Mr. Hearst. Newport News was yesterday ln Jdced In* the Sunny South. With (the thermometer 7-1 in the shade and a sun going across from horizon (to horizon k\ a sky nndlmmed by hardly a fleeco of white till That he has made SPECIAL PRICES on all of the broken lines of SUITS and Overcoats all sizes here. Sweaters, Underwear, House Coats and Bath Robes at Reduced Figures. 2715 Washington Ave. Bell Phone 256; Citizens' 6. late In the day It was certainly perfect day as one would want to enjoy. It was more llko tHb rare days In .Bine that the poet loves to write about. John D. Rockefeller is going to give Chicago university another $3, 000,000 Tor an endowment fund That institution certainly cannot tell its students that the Standard Oil com? pany is one of the greatest evils in the country. \ WITH THE PARAGRAPHERS | ~~-*l About this time the tires of the wa? ter wagon begin to wobble. It is caused by tho thick- dust that has pre? vailed since New Year's. If they are not carefully watched and tended the whole blamed cart may go out of bus? iness.?Boston Globe. Mr. Taft, may take a greater Inter-" est In the presidential nomination' when ho Is reminded that one strenu? ous campaign will do him more gooa ' than six bottles of any obesity cure on the market.?Washington Post. Congress will soon know whether or not the calm which Is brooding over tho White House Is there for the purpose of hatching out anything, i ?Cleveland Lender. That message at Albany may have come from the next president. Gov. Hughes will be watched like n house afire by tho president-makers.? Springfield Republican. "Pat" McCarren's heresy trial off. I Supreme Court injunctions have been , served upon Democratic state com I mitteemen restraining-them from go j ing on with the trial tomorrow. What j "Pirigy" Connors will do to carry oat his plan for the mandate of the court i has? not been disclosed.?Albany Jour I nal. I Stuyvosant Fish predicts an indus? trial crisis. A man ousted from a fat' i railway presidency- naturally feels ! pessimistic.?Troy Press. A "scientific" speaker is renorted as saving that this nation is divided into two classes, the enormously rich and the miserably poor. It Is a pity bis utterance was made public. There I are millions of >i?on1e who never I w ?hl bnvb susr-eefed that they were miserably nocr if ho bad not told them so.?Now York Tribune. Put the dovrj of p?nce baek In the I cote: hamm?r the ploughshare Into I swords and let loose the 'logs of war. , The Inevitable war with Jap-in Is sure to come. Capt. Richmond Pearson Hobson, the hero of the Merrlrh?c, has isnid it. It Is enough.?Brooklyn Times. One hundred and sixty marriage licenses were Issued for use in Chica? go on New Year's day. Our preachers should havo cause to join in tho hur? rah over general prosperity.?Ohlcsgo Record-Herald. Among the Incidental honors which ? attach to almost every cabinet posi? tion is that of being mentioned at I one time or another for the presiden-' cy.?Washington Star. George B. McClellan's emphatic re? fusal to "recognize the existing con? trol in Tammany Hnll or tolerate any relntions with the present lender," Is wholly creditable to New York's may? or, if elves hint a new claim to pub? lic confidence and respect.?New York World. I Not one of them Is seeking the Presidentini nomination. They nre only sitting on the doorstep, so that It can stumble over them when It comes out to see bow high tho sun is.?Atlanta Constitution. Wo have disposed of thousands of dollars worth or furniture in the past few weeks, but there Is yet nn aU most unbroken stock of tho very fln ,fRt furniture to select from at cost. Chicago Housefurnishlng Co. 1-GCt. HIS GREAT SERVICE. An I Hunt rn (Ion of tin- GeucroMtty of the KItli'r Dlllillla. Dumns pere when manager of tho Theatre Hlstorlque was continually Itudylng tho Intlueuce of tho tempera? ture oh the sale of tickets?at least, he Eeemcd to do so. In fact, this seeming ? Interest lu the showing of the ther? mometer was, like so many other acts Df his, nothing but an expression of the proverbial kindness of his heart. 1 One day Dumas happened to meet an old friend whom lie had not seen for thirty years. "Where are you golug to dine tonight?" he asked the friend. "Tonight 1 shall dine nowhere," was the answer. "Ob, no," said Dumas; "you are nils- ? taken. You will dine with me." tie led the Trlend Into his bouse and gave him the upper place at bis table. The j poor man bad not bad such a dinner fur a long time, and Dumas when re? tiring Into his writing room after the COlleo said, "It Is u matter of course that I expect you tomorrow nt tho Fume time." The friend eaine the next day, and I the day after this, and so on for ten years up to his death. One day, how? ever, he told Dumas that as he was eating bread he did not earn this ar? rangement could not continue. "If I am not able honestly to earn my meals 1 shall not come again. Tell me in wh.it way I can be of service to you." I Dumas thought a moment; then he said: "Yon can do me a great favor. You may go to the new bridge every? day and take the temperature by Che* waller's thermometer. The tempera? ture, you must know, is of great mo incut lu the matter of the sale of tiek tts. Could you do this?" The poor fellow answered affirma? tively and from that time ou reported to Dumas every day, "At uoon tho thermometer showed so and so mauy decrees in the shade." And Dumas, who of course did not cure in the least about the temperature, replied with the same regularity: "I am very much obliged! If you only knew what a service you are doing me!''?Harper's Weekly. THE GOLDEN RULEOFTHREE Three things to be?pure, Just aud honest. Three things to live?courage, nffee tion and gentleness. Three things to govern?temper, tongue and conduct.' Three things for which to fight?hon? or, homo and country. Three things to cherish?the true, the beautiful and the good. Three things about which to think? life, deatli and eternity. Three tlilugs to commend?thrift, In? dustry aud promptness. Three things to dospise? cruelty, ar? rogance and Ingratitude. Three tlilugs to love?the wise, the virtuous and the innocent. Three things for which to wish? health, friends and contentment. Three things to admire?dignity, gracefulness and intellectual power. Three things to attain?goodness of heart, Integrity of purpose and cheer? fulness of disposition.?Leadership. l'?ccnnelly of ltuin. A glove manufacturer took from a j cabinet a handsome pair of brown gloves. "These gloves are made of rutskin," be said. "They look well at first glance, but examine them care? fully. Look Into the skin. The skin, though soft and Hue, revealed on close examination a great many cuts und pears ami scratches. None of these went quite through. Nevertheless their effect was to weaken the gloves great? ly. "Those cuts and scars," said tho manufacturer, "are what bar ratskln out of glovemnklng. You never get a skin without them; hence you can't turn the damaged skin into n good glove. Rats fight so much that they become at an early age a mass of scars. Their torn bides are of no use to commerce." Londnn'H I'lrsf. Itnlloon Aacent. When Lunnrdi made the first balloon ascent from London in 1784 lie had for follow passengers n cat, a dog and a pigeon. Such was the excitement caus? ed by this ascent that a jury, deliber? ating on the fate of a criminal, return? ed a hasty verdict of acquittal in order not to miss the spectacle, while King George HI. broke up a meeting of his council to watch the progress of tho balloon. It was In the following year, 1783. that an adventurous- Dublin uu dergTaduate, Mr. Mngulro, made a bal? loon ascent nnd was actually knighted by the lord lieutenant for his courage. Doil't l!u II Sensitive l'lunt. Tbo sensitive plant is found In tho church. The pastor lins n difficult time keeping him in humor to do church work. The sensitive plant is found In political circles. The candidates must handle him with gloves. The sensitive plant Is found In all avenues of hu inau activity. Most generally he Is u nuisance. Don't bo one. ? Columbia lleraid. An An I'nl Ilcnlixntlon. First Tramp (shuddering with terror and clasping his companion's arm)? Sny, Ike, look at wot that there sign says, I wlsht ye would! Second Trainp ?Wot sign, Aleck? First Tramp?W'y, that there sign on de big brick bulldln'. It says "Iron wolks," Ike, an* we've got Iron In our blood! I wonder Is It wolkin' now.?Chicago News. A Craven1* Haven. Mrs. Hicks (relating burglar scare)? Yes, I heard a noise and got up, and there under the bed I saw n man's legs. Mrs. Wlcka?Mercy! The burglar's? "No; my husband's. lie hud heard the Bolao too."?Boston Transcript I SCHMELZ BROTHERS I BANKERS <!> (City and County Depository.) g Wcuj certificates of Deposit for 950.00 or more, naootlsbls and pay. J- ?bis on demand. Drawing Interest at the rate of FOUR PCR CENT. I WE KNOW YOUR WANTS AND WANT YOUR BUSINESS, I THE STRONGEST BANK IN THE CITY i % W. A. POST, President. J. A. WILLETT, Cashier. $ J. R. 8W1NERTON, Vice-Pros. ARTHUR LEE, Asst. CaBhler. I THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK U. 8. QOVERNfinZNT DEPOSITORY. CITY DEPOSITORY, CITt ?> ZENS' DEPOSITORY. % ' Capital .,.$ 100,000.00 Stockholder.' Liability . . 100,000.00 % Curplj? and Profit? . ,. 100.000.01 <g Other Resources Mnk? Tot?' Ovt .?1.000,000.00 $ ;.; ... ... ............ . ...;<.>?.J-Sh^^^3*S*-$-:$,<$. j^sXS>?x?< For the People | Of the People I By the People | B. QUINCT SMITH, A. L. POWELL, President. Vlce-Pres Idcst. Wll. H. KELLOO. CaBhler. THE NEWPORT NEWS NATIONAL BANK CAPITAL, $100,00t>. u. mnmmm depositary Transacts a general hanking business. Four per ceut. Interest allowed on sari n? accouata. \ grain, hay, flour,meal, mill feed, potatoes. SPOT CASH?NO GOODS DELIVERED. Choice Timothy Hay, per 100 lbs. $1.10 No. 1 Timothy Hay, per 10:) lbs. 1.05 Ship Stuff, sacked, per 10* lbs. 1.20 Bran, sacked, per 100 lbs. 1.15 Va. water ground white bolted meal, sacked . 1.15 No. 2 Mixed Corn, sacked, per busnol .54 No. 2 White Oats, sacked, per bushel.43 No. 2 White Clipped On Is. sacxed, per bushel .44 Dunlop's Superlative Flour, per ubl. 3.85 Dunlop's Superlative Flour, 1-16th Sacks. 3.85 Choice White Mich Potatoes, per sack . 1.40 KANAWHA GRAIN CO., Inc. 34th Street and C. & O. Tracks, .TUST ACROSS THE BRIDGE. N-.. PORT NEWS, V ,v. ....6v ?>fc&sfc SwftXvY arts Q^mC\V& ?Sold by the Is guaranteed to give entire satisfaction; all coal kept under sheds, and 1b always screened. FRED. W. SAN ford, General Manager. Thirty-fifth Street and C. & O. Railway. Bell Phone 98. Citizens Phone, 308. ABE YOU UNION DENTAL Company 26th St. and Wash. Ave. Will make twenty-five sets of teeth, the best to be bad at $5.00 per set, in order to intro? duce onr full sets of upper teeth without plates. Nothing in the roof of tho mouth to Interfero with the tongue or taste, and positively will not drop when eating, laughing or talking. We guar? antee every set, or no pay. SEE ME. T. G. CQBURN. Electric, Gas and Gas? oline Construction and Supplier COMPLETE STOCK. Both Phones 118?Residence Bell Phone US-Y; Residence Citizens Phono il-8. Office and Store 2917 WASHINGTON AVENUE.