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High Soultieasttrly Winds Fre?'ct
eti For IWs fllcrih. ci:y ms cov ring of white Snow Interferes With Werk at Ship? yard and coal Pic s, and Makes Crossing ef Oridycs Difficult?Rain and Falling Temperature. I A severe cbu heart storm this morn Iiii; along the Atlantic const from Charleston, s. c. to Sandy Hook, wait predicted by the wca'her bureau at Waahlhgtoii in n neue ai storm warn? ing Issued it noon yetf onlay. The warning stated that here was a se? vere storm over Iowa moving east. nortbeas- Increasing east t;, souiut-1 eait. win ks shifting south and Houih Wost und beet ailns hieb along the coa? t liy lilts utornlrig. .A snow storm broke over this see- j >Bon yesterday inoraing in 1 snow fell con'lnitnliy for several hours, cor-1 einig the city hi a blanket of white.' The snow ceased to fall about 4:30 o'clock in the attrrnoon and late In !thn no lit i steady downpomr of rain Ifrgaii fallfng; The t.emnern'^ire nied? er ted . ?' nowli?i during the ewn:ng and most of tile Khovv melted. The snow interfered with opera? tions al the coal docks and also w^"i the work a' (the shipyard, many "of the men employed on the north side of the yard licliiR unable t.. work. Teams h?d con f'leruNe trouble In nr?.-stiig I he bridges during the af? ternoon because i f the snow cover? ings and many wVtgoiis were eoui pelle 1 to use the causeway on lOiKb- I t?.h street to cross the Chesapeake A. Ohio railroad Hacks. SHIPPING REPORT. Wcdr.:rday. February 5. 190?,. J Arrived. Steamer Aries (Br.) Disney, Onl veilon?to Chesapeake & OIilo Coal Coke Coinpanv tor hunker ? aal. Steamer Manchester Merchant tHr.) Poale, New Orb ans ?to White Oak Coal ('ojnpnnv Tor bunker coal. Steamer Mae. Hon.-haw. Huston? to Hcrwlmi white Coal Company for bunker coal. Cleared. Steamer Aries (llr.l Disney, Cork ?Chesapeake & Ohio Coal & Coke Company. Steamer Mae. Hcushaw S'llRUahO. p. it. -netwind-white Coai company. Hare,, riaravla for Boston?While Oak Coal Company. I Barge Scully for Providence? Oltesaptuke ft Ohio Coal Coke Company. ? Sailed. I Steamers Manchester Merchant (Br.) Poale, Manchester; .\fae, ilen- j shnw, KagunVo; nay state, Sneldorn, Boston. Calendar for Today. Sun rises .7:03 a. m. Sun si is .(5:3,6 p. m. llinh water . .??:.".7 a. III'.'; 1: "JO p. 111. Low water- ../T:^L' a; tri.; 7:45 p. m. No Hops for Steamer. The United States revenue cutter pnoiidnga ha returned to Hampton Staads after fut''lc search for the steamer Bluefli Id . now long overdue al Philadelphia iVoni ?alvcston. All hopes feir the inls.sillg steamer have hei n abandoned. OVER A MILLION IN EXPORTS. Port's Tot?l For Thii Year Not Un? usually Large. Exports of a loial rnuic of $1... ? r.flfl were HhlppelSfroijn Newport News in January. TVs total is- $38,134 in excess Of the value of the exports shipped from Norfolk during the sann wsmdmwm itittja nasMMMi BUY CLOTHES RIGHT. Of Reduction Sale on Manhattan Shirts. *i.50 Sklit?. *1.15 SU.75 Shirts. 1.25 82.??S!ii?ta. 1.50 Werl heim er & Co. Washington Ave. and 20th St ni?nthi um Is slightly loss Uian the value of the exports from this i?on In January. 1907. Flour led the month's for.lgu ship? ments and coal came a close second. Among tht. other commodities ship? ped foreign during the month were lord, t'mber, tobacco, oil and tools, Barges Still Out. No word was received here yester? day from the'tug Edgar Luckeubach and tho bargt ti Independent, Wash? ington and W. II. Connor, which arc now four days ov-trdue at this porl from New York. The ve.-sols doubt b is were blown far on! to sea in Ihi" storm last Saturday. Little appro b' ns!on for their safety is fell hore. I Notice t-> Mariners. The llght.bouw board ha,3 Issued he following notice: I Re It ? k Llgi; . Vn.-?Located u 1:10 feel of water i.r Ri-s R-ick. no t heust orly slJe of I ho ch'innel ti'f the Rappahannook river. This lit1' was loniiwrarlly discontinued Pebrh ary I. being Inaccessible on account of Ice. THAW PUT IN QUIET DRY f\T MATTER WAN ASYLUM H:ad Phycician Has Given Slayer of White Pcrmicsion to Smoke One Cigar a Day illy Associated Press.1 FISHK.IIAj LANDINI'. N. Y . Fob. ."> Harry K. T'j'aw spent a quiet day ar Matteawah state hospital today.! having only phc vis nr. a detective, j who brought him n message from i Lt vyer Pea bod v of bis counsel. Thaw oxiieciud R vi it toduy from his mo? ther and wife, but they did not ar? rive. I Pr, Maker has given Thaw pe m's- ! sioii tj smoke one elg;,r a day, which ho indulges in shortly arter supper. Dr. Maker said tonlgh Hill Thaw was doing very well. WIIUAMSBUKO BOY DROWNED VJHILE SKATING Thoiras Etheridgc, William and Mary Student. Tries In Vair to Save Life. WILLI AM8BUH0, YA . Feb. 5.? The tivaehei'irs Ice on th .. lanes mill-pond, mit- mile southeast of W1I llnmsburg, claimed a victim this morning, when Charlie Wolfe, the 14 year old son of lt. F. Wolfe, a promi? nent business man. brok ? through and was drowned. The boy, wiih other boys of his age. had been skating all the morn lug whin the unfortunate boy started ncross the pond. He fell and broke through til*' thin ice hi the deepest pan of the pond. Thema:- Etheridgc, n student at William and Mary College, broke through in n heroic effort to rescue the drowning boy. Mr. Etheridgc saved himself by clinging to the |?ie. Pieces; of wood were thrown to young Wolfe, hut be made no effort to seize them, and kept swimming until exhausted, when he went dowu to rise no more. SERVES COFFEE; AIDS CHURCH. Minister's Happy Devir-; to Lubricate Parishioners' Tongues, WALTHAM, MASS.. Feb. G.?Hot coffee nmi sandwiches are served af? ter sermons by Rev. N.wton M. Siin-| m inds, of the First Baptist church, who has learned, bo says, that it Is easier to Ret acquainted with palish-1 oners while the\ are eatlug than l0| shake Hands witji them as they g->' out the door. "This Is not a plan to bribe people Into coming to church." said the minister, "although We are alwavs glad to have more people attend the services. it Is simply a convenient and pleasant way to become familiar| with church matters. I alwavs think that eating lubricator talking" HEARSTITES IN INDIANA. Indisnapolio Democrats Learn of Cam? paign by Independent League. INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 5.?Leading Democrats were apprised today of a movement of the Hearst managers to; hold a national convention of the in dependence l/sague in this city late in May or early In .June to place a declaration of principle s before tin country in advance of the Democratk convention, which meets in D( nvor. It Is sn;d that this city has been] selected because of its central loca? tion and because Hearst, is anxious] to organize dissatisfied Democrats and i bring tin m into his league. Men in| the pay of Hearst arc said to \r: at work in every county In Indiana or-1 gnnlaln'g local leagues, and many so-1 clailsts ?te Icing enrolled as mem? bers. Daughters of Confederacy. The meeting Of .lohn W. Daniel chapter, daughters of the Confeder? acy, WhlOh was to have been held at the Youug Men's Chrislhn Assoeia i'icn yesterday afternoon, was t?o-:t pbned until next Wednesday because rf the inclement weatlio''. pfllcers for the ensuing year will be circled at the coming meeting. Neighborhood Favorite. Mr:;. E- D. Chnrhs. of Harlior. Muhle, sneaking of Elre'rio Mllteir. savs. "It Is a neighborhood favorite here with us." It dosorvou to be p favorite everywhere. It glve-s quick relief In <iv.et.-p?d<i, liver complaint, kldhev derangement, nvilntHrlllon. iierv,ousncstf, weakmr-js mid general debility. Us action on tho liloo'l. as n thorough purifier makes It especially (Usriful n:i a apring medicine. Tin? j rand alterative, tonic la sotd under guarantee at oil rlruggiote. 50c. al Shipyard. GABT GETS WORST OF OEH Tough Old Animal Made the DcGccni Into Big Bas'n Without Serious In? jury and Was Hauled Out by Der I ck. One of Iho yard mules and (bo pat' to whli l the animal witB littchcd, fell into dry dock No, 2 at iho shipyard, about H o'clock yeste day morning,. 'Old, although Iho cart was T'crally i nuished In pieces the nwilo escaped serious injury. The negro driver had lisuiottlUcd from ttic cart tor u few minute* before iho accident occurred. The driver and. several wb knien, who bad Tvllnes.| ih,> novel nccl leii's hurried Into iho bottom of the dock Slid scon sue*.ded in freeing] the animal. The mine was Cien led lb thin rear of the !>?'>? n and raised out of the basin by one v>f (In; ?lock derrick?. The uiiiual sustained cuts au I bruise: about his body, but will he ready for work again lu a week or more. T;>.. nidla ?a:. hauling some in? ort-! al alopg 'he top ,.r the basin and one of the wheels of the cart caught in the railroad inck running along the edixu or the big basin. The driver dlHiinuutod and i.aklng tie mule hy the hi idle attempted to load him off the truck. The in de balked. ll?W- I ever, anil instead Of going forward, he ;an to hack, au I Dliully the cart! w, II over the side ,,f the bislll, pllll- j inj- the animal with I' STANDARD SA^s "NOT US." Letter Givc-i lr> Messagn Net Ap- | olicahlc. Atorn^y Savs. | NEW YORK. Kch. ;> ? Genera? j Ci nsel Klllotl of the S andnrd Oil t'oinpauy. gave ov.i a sttten.Mit lo day. in lie course of which he ;ald: ; "I am impressed that the public imaslncs thai!, the Standard Od Com? pany is in some way connected In the President's message with ihc1 publication of '.he Chambers letter. I Tliis Is nltogeMlc unfiir alike to the! President and to ourselves. The1 Chambers '.otter refers to a matter with Which .he Standard Oil Com? pany had no concern. The Associated Oil Companies, whose relation to lite Santa Pe Railroad wi re Involved In the Chambers letter, is i California nil company in which the Staudard Oil Company has not, nor has ever, lis'l any liibprctV or ownership what-' ever. Indeed, i: is a company In rompltiticn With the Stan lard Oil Company ml is sold i? handle 10 |e- rent, of the crude oil of the Pa elf* 3 coast." ADOPTS DAUGHTER AGED 45. Chicago Woman Gets Poster Child Who Has a Husband. CHICAGO, I I.I... Feb. 5.?Mrs. .lulln ?\. Honmnn, forty'-flvo years old and ha . ilia a hnphahd, became the ndoot i.1 child of Mrs. Rosa Holitzer today through a decree granted by Jiidse Gibbons. Mrs. Holitzer, who is sixty ye; tyi old, told the court that the voi'iig woman was as a daughter In fn-t. because of their having lived, together from the time of Mrs. H?r-I luro'a birth until recently. Mrs. Hb'rman live* at Calumet,' Mich., and is the wife, eif Abraham Herman, lie consented to the adop? tion. Ui:rgl3is Find 8afe Ready for Them (liv Associated Pressi STAMFORI.?. CONN.. Fob. LS?-Bur? gk :s after stealing 'oola from a cu pe t >r shop entered the postoftleo be e with the Intention of blirwitig In- safe. Tjhey did not do ?o for on lh? fron I of the r&fb was tibia rjlgii: "Thin safe is not locked. f*> pl< ise do not blow it open." The burglars took the stamps which were In the outer rompartinr; ? and left. Wants New Evidence. M.HXANWtlA. VA , Keb. ? ? The fit? of George Midgets, the Alexan? dria iruirdertr. now bangs in a. bal an~e. Governor Sw?nson announced in ? telegram to Attorney Howard W. SmVh tha; if the attorneys roproscni In : the condemn* j iran lud any ad di I Eons I evidence, be would like to lave it filed with hint at once, as he de- itod to act in the case wi'.hin the n? few -'.eys. Tun Luckenh-ich la Safe. fTtv Associated Press.i 'IORFOLK, VA.. 1'eti. .V?The <ug EVwnrd Ltickonbach, seversi days by. or ''ie. arrive.) in Hampton Roads lo nl-ht with her low:; '.rc b?rge?, re i -- tiiig no mishap. It was explained ti- ?' the tug raced heiid winds and off s' ???<? gales all he way down lb" c : -st. Mr. Roberto Here. ? ir Frank Roberta of Baltimore, i vlB'tln?? friends In the city. Mr It,* bertr lived here for ? mie'ic- of y- is. eondiirilng a Bhlp chandlery st' re. * H-r- for Ounke- Coal. ' he \merloj?n sleam-'hln Mae. rnn !-.'?> Heii?baw. arrived hfre Vfflter ?!??? fr-in Boston onrOUto for NaruiVi. r>"'iij Rico, to Ion 1 bunker coat. Th? Vi?s<l sailed yesterday evening. W RD LINER BAY HMO I STuCA ON FLORIDA REEFS No Passengers Aboard But She Nrcdi Assittanoo and Tug Has Been Sent to Scene. (By Associated Pros').) JACKSONVILLE. FLA., Fob. I ? A message received iierr today says: "Ward Line steamer Bnyauio (Cu hau? i.s ashore on Rocky Reef, seven miles from HIHaborq Inlet, needs os-| slstuuce. The tug boat Tbrflel Friends v,-lll at once proceed to the! steontor from Miami. No further par-1 Honiara have bren received h?re, j (By Associated Press.) NEY YORK. Feb. r. The bteniner Bayamo, of the New- York * Cuban Mall Steamahlp Uric, under the com? mand of Captalu Huff, left here on January !ti with a general cargo for TamptcO, Mexico. Tho steamer car? ried no iKissengers. The Bayamo, formerlj thi British steamer Tnrkls t?tl, Wan built In 1898 at West llartle pbol. l?ng. She has a r -glrter of 3,900 tons. Grinding Hortrt' Ffed, Opinions differ concerning the ad? vantages of grinding grain us feed for horses. For those out ?.f tue stable during the day and worked hard it Is quite generally believed thai nil grains, with tin- pcnelblc exception of oats, shodld be ground, mid f->r these at ex? tremely bind work the ground grain uhouhl tie mixed with chaffed bay. For Idle horses outs or grain should not bo ground, nor should liny or straw be chaffed When animals have time to maBtlcnie their fool thoroughly grinding is not necetsory W hen this li not the ease grinding take- the place of mastication to sonto extent iiml In? creases the n'sslmllallou of Iholr food. Wood Ashet and Gait For Hogs. "1 keep wood nr.hc-s before the pigs' nil the time and consider them essen j tlnl to the development and strength of Nine," li suece.'ifill swine breeder j soys. "We have often outdo mistakes in thinking wo can breed for bone. Toj luako a self feeder for wood ashes hike a dry goods box hnd put a sloping bot loin on the inside of It and then build a trough ueit to the ground, leaving enough space for the asbea to work down Into it. Put n hinged cover on the box nnd ftll with nsbefl and sail ffour quarts of snlt to a bushel of asbeo); let the pig;' have free access to |( all the time. 1 bellcVQ coal asHefl ore constipating." Cost of Siloing. Figures have been gathered by the department of agriculture from some thirty-one farms -With reference to Ih'i time and labor consumed In puttliu. up si hi go and the cost per ton. The cost of silage storage, as determined by Ihls Investigation, varied from -Hi to 80 cents on the various farms. The average yield per acre was P. 1 tons and the average cost per ton Of silug^ ni cents. The average amount of si lagt; cut dally per man was 1.1) Ions und the nvernge ' Ofl |>er acre for put tlng the eorn lu the silo ?."..08.?Ameri? can Agriculturist. To V.eacur? nn Acre. To measure an acre tie a ring at each end of a rope, the distance l> ein? Just rlxty-slx feet between them. Tie a piece of colored cloth exactly In the middle of this, says American Agri? culturist. One acre of ground w ill be four times the length nnd two nud "a half times the width, or the equal of Sixteen rods one way nnd ten rods tb? other, imiking the fall acre iuo square rods. Keep the rope dry so It will not stretch. A rod Is sixteen and n half lineal fop|. All acre Is 4.8-10 square yards, or 43,CU0 square feet. FORT M0NRE COMPANY ORDERED TO PHPJPPINIS Thirty-fifth Coast Artillery Now at Old Point Will Depart for 'Frisco April 8. I By Associated Press) WASHINGTON. D. C. F'-b. 5.?the Thirty-fifth coast a raillery, now nt F?rt Monroe, has been designated foi service in the Philippines. It will) sail from Kan Francisco for Manila.' April tj. Previous to sailing the company will I-.- recruited to Its muxi-] .mum strength. Oyr.ter Dealers to Organize. (Itv Associated Prees.l I NEW YORK, Feb. 5.?A score oil delegates from the various oyster| dealers, shippers Hnd planters associa? tions met today ami look the prelim-1 inary Steps toward tho formation of] a national association. Girl Horribly Burned. (Rv Associated press.) NEW PHILADELPHIA. OHIO. Feb.] 5.?Edna Struchthaciier wa.t burned almost to a crisp today and her aged mother was seriously humed while at? tempting to extinguish tin- Hr,- in the girl's clothing. To Glxtj Up Philippines. (Bv Associated Presq.) WASHINGTON. D. C. Fob. p.? Rena tor stone, of Missouri today In? troduced o joint resolution authoriz? ing the President to relinquish control of the Philippine islands in 1913 upon drei securing n pledge from other nations to preserve the neutrality of the Islands. Transport Buford Sails. Illy Assoelnteil Press.1 j SAN FRANCISCO. C??, Fe).. .The fulled states transport Buford ] salhd today l' :r Manila; via Honolulu and Quam. She e-;on;/R the Twenty | third regiment a /* big supply of nmmni.lllrin and r>os for the mili? tary posts In ih I'hllippliM a. Fine Stationery I^nds tone to yonr business and creates a favorable impression. Wo make good Irnpres iions on stationery at prices consistent with good work. Wo carry the following well known brands of piper Bonds: Housatonic, Barrington, Danish, Cambria, Carthago. Flat Writing: Windsor Ivauhoe, Palo Alto, and Riverside. Engraving Wo represent one of the beat, engraving nonses in the United States, and guarantee piality and prompt delivery. OUR SPECIALTY: All kinds of Com? mercial Printing. Warwick Printing Co. (Incorporated) 211 Twenty-fifth Street. Holl Phono No. 123. ? LOOKS AS IF FLOOD WAS BEATEN FOR CHAIRMANSHIP ftcp.-escnuitivii Lloyd of Missouri, Will Probably Lead the Congressional Campaign. (By Associated Proas) WASHINGTON, I?. f.\. Kej>. 0 ? A meeting of th" Democratic Coh prcfjdonal campaign committee, rom po.."j ,f on<> 'opresentative from each of Its states uid territories and nine senators, wa > (<>day called for nnvl Monday night, when o'gsnlzitlon will 1)', eftbttC'.l by the election of? ficer:. A sharp race for the chairman ship C.as been on since 'he opening of Congress, the asplrnnLt being Repre? sentative: Lloyd of Missouri; Flood of Virginia; Ryiin of New York; and Powers of Mississippi. Mr. Lloyd apparently leads th;- oth? er candidates.' His frients claim for him 17 assured rotes, 20 being nec? essary to election. They predict that he will receive the votes of Missouri, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, 'I cnessee, Seth Carolina, Arkansas, OlUaUotnji, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin. Indiana Ohio and <?f Senators Stone of Ml.-sourl Owen of Oklahoma, Taylor of Tennessee', and Newlands of Nevada,?17. Tho votes assured r<> other candi? dates ire: To M". Lloyd's supporter-; as; follows: Nevada, Arizn-ja. Texas, I.ou; ana. Mlsslss'ppi, Alabama, Geor^ gia and Maryland?eight. Vor Mr. Flood ? Virginia. Nor'n Carolina. Minnesota ad 'he following I senator.': Martin of Vl-glnla, Latltner !of South Carolina, Taliaferro of Flor? ida, Culberson of Texas, and John? son of Alabima?eight. I Por Mr. Ryan?New York, New Jersey. Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Florldtx? five. Girl Received the Bullet, (fly Associated Preset Vila DORADO, AJUC.. Feb. S?Dis? pleased because of his daughter's re? cent marriage. Andrew nradslhaw flrcd on his son-In-la*'. Islah Wood, ?t the IVsdsha*' homo near Smackover, Ark., today. The ?tri rushed between the men aud wo? struck by tho bul? let in end-id for her busband, receiv? ing a wouad which resulted in in? stant, de-th. Why got up in the mornlns feellus blue. Worry others n,nd worry you; IloTcfa r secret between you and mr. netter taJco Rockv Mountain Tea. ~J. C. GORSUCH A CO.