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BDAY EVKNISG. JAW. 13, 1910.
j uaiNO e7f ty age of the world oa tioaal caUmitiea haye aet people to work to aacirtala their cau&e. Tbe appear aucc ifometi waa for a long time re gardcd aa ao evil omeo, while propheU of old were peraecuted and aometimee Biaio by reaaoo of epidemica, famioee, atc, whicb raged duriog tha timea the Batr'a fburiabed. A wellknown fabl* relia of a conveotioo of beaata wbich had been called to aacertaio whicb apecimeo ol the fourfoated creation waa reapooal bla f^r the pre-alence ol an epidemic ^fcich waa tblooiog their raoka. Tbe lioo, " waa agrsed, bad done nothiog wrung and, of courae, tbe blanoe coold aotbe'pi-^da'. biagate. Likewiee tbe tigcr wolf aod fox were declared aa pure M iciclea oo the temple of Diaoa. The _oobe? waa fisally pot io the box aod be ackic.*ledged that duriog adrooght \xe psaaed tbrough a field beloogiog to the , hu.ch cod, terrpted by tlta ioferoal >*>u M)d aulieriog from huoger, he nib .U-oar.pfthegraa.. Tha dookey by _ uoaniarua 'Ote of the cooveottoo waa adiudged thegoiltf party aod waa aen. teocedtodeatb. Pricea of food areaoar vng aod tt?e probleai, bow to procure the neceaaarica of life, are perpltxiog. Gov erotoent irquirieB are io progreaa aod at jte-pta are bMog toadetoplace tbeblame ,,? p-esont coodittona where it beloog'. J(?hr. Klfby, jr , president of the Na tiooal .Mauufactorira' Asaociattoo, aaya the labJr trost ia reapooaiblefor tbe prea oDtbiKbp^"- It ia bard to ooderataod ,_,? _ny man who haa to labor for b.a Hviug and wbo M burdened witb reapoo ?IbiUtl a c&u knowioglf do aoythlog Which -ill in aoy way ?dd t:> hia fi.bt for exiataaea. Thetrouble ia donbtleae caused by meo "higher op." aod the al tempt to p!ac :be leaponaibility Upon tho beada of toilera ia aaoot aa ridicnliStiB ?a the i idgment of the animala' coovei-' tioa lefewad to ahove. [ , itj ncuual report the eugar truat akys it bas mado no eflort to protect aoyb-x!y, aod it'docs not belteve that any OfBeM Ol diractor hsd any guilty koowlrd^e of the wdgbiog fraods. The N?w Y.rk juJge who sanl four of tbe weigbtr* to prisio for a year does not believe lliat tbry acted wlthont orders, *nd if anybndy Is capable of believlog that theaa men defranded tbe go?ern ?meut in the intereat of the company, ?tjithont a<lrao!a?3 to themaelves or in ;.na from tbeir auperiors, he can belicvo anythiog. It may be remem betcd tha*. the B)Bton Neirs Birean gaee :iu:, t; parently by authotity, that tbe ateallnir ha<i been csrricd on not for tho benttlt ol tho company, bnt for tbe honeti; of sonae lndi?idaal in the com? pany. Furlber ioformatloa ander thia bfad vrcuid b" interpsting. Tin: atten'.ton of tbe Department of bai been ca!led lo ao alleged ?i olatlua cf tbe anti-troatlaw by an organ :i known aa a cleating hcuse of some Uecty larg? pfriodicala, with bead n at New York, the complainant belog Librarian Brett, of the Olereland Fublic Llbrary. Wheo he tried to get a diaenaat on M.600 worth of maga i\ae labeflaiptloaa from the Franklln - juare Agency, of New York, he re d r. cart refusal and tbe sia'.ement that tbe at:-ncy as a cWariog houae no* ontiolled tho pricea ol all msgaiinea _ BAILROaD coDoirucitjQ ia golog ihd. Io tbe aoutn oo a pretty rapid In the pmtyear a little more tuaa - 000 milfa of road were cooauoct ?b.I, and .here ia proj?c'.ed for eooatrac tho in the eootb dorirg the comiDg yf.Br no leaa than 3,742 oiilee. The gre.tcat amouat of cooetroctior, pa>t nod pio>p:ctiv?, Ib io the a a'e of Trx*-. Tfte oo a'.roctaoa thrrp in tbe pa^t year 59 rnilea, aod 1,128 will be buil ui ibe eoatiaf ytar if th2 preaeo*. plaoa ?ha'l !?? carried out. Ia the rallroad buiidiofir of ihe paat year tbe accood aoutherostnto i? U ? riria.wlth 162 rnilef. ,'ni alarmiog locrease io ioaaoity <CM?e ia attrnutiog atteothn io moat ot th> larga eitlar. Inaaoity, it ia aaid, ia lnrr(R?ing Io New York atate at the rate <>.' 1,000 peraoos a year. Oa Octobtr 1. 1909, tbere wtre 30,48.' inaaoe palieola io fiftren atate hoapital?. i i-oiii Wa8_iiBgtoiia UCorra?poi-?iuj? ot the Aiexauaria Gaiette 1 Wa?hir.etoo, Jao. 13. Attoroey 0?nrral Wickerabam ao ?joSMad t^day tbat the federal iocorpo ._t>,._ t?i:i upoo wbich be bad beeo ?* rtiri^ foi many raootba will probably be introriuced in Ooogreaa oext week. -,iicp he tirst drafted the meaioredoriog imnur it haa beeo anr.j?cted to fre * rviaiooa. Today tfaoator Olark, ol Wtoeaiag, chairmao of tbe deoate iary, cnmmittee, aod Repreaeotatiye Patkeff, of New Jeraey, chairmao of tbe Blatilu ouoiittee in the Hoaae, io a ' rerre wi h tha attoroey general ?went over the propcaed law witb care io order to nngke certaln tbat no objactloo cao be raiaed agaioat it on tbe groooda of cooatitutiooality. It ii expected that theae two gcntlemen will inuodaee tbe bill ln thelr respective booaes. Tbe propoaed law ctters a federal in* corporation to industrial companies. At tbe preaenl tlme wbere a company is doiog business In a nunner of Btatea it is reqnired to have a cbarter or a snb sidiary company in each one of thoae states and is subjecttd to atate lawi wbich yary in many leatnres. If the corporation were, howeter, to be pro? vided with a federal chsrter, good in every etale, it nonld be relieved of many of tbe sometimes drastic conditiona im poaed by tbe individoal states. At tbe aame tlme it woold give to tbe oatiooal rovernment a cloier aopervision over tbe corporations which ln the opinion of Preaident Taft and bia advisora woold be bigbly heneficial v> tbe pnblic. It ia propoaed tbat cbarter* once granted by tbe federal government io accordance with tbe terms of tbe bill caooot be for feited except by action of Oongress. The U. 9. Bopreme Oonrt ia today bearing tbe final appeal of former 0*p tain Ob?rlin H. Oar:er, from tbe decree of tbe Olrcoit Oonrt of Appjale graoting the federal goveroment tbe rigbt to re CDver nearly $400,000 of his privte fortone to cover tbe misspplication of lunds at Bivannab, G?., in connectton with tbe Oreene and Oaynor scaodal, for particlpation lo wbich be recently fioiahed a five yeara term io the L?aver. worth penitentiary. Former bsnator Fuiaker ol Chio mad? the ,>rlocipal argument In favor of Oarter. Sjlicitor (r;neral Boareis preaented tbe govern. mcnt's caae. President Taft baa asaume't ooce more tbe role of peace-maker between ibe warring factions ofthe repoblican par y. aod Ibis time with prospect ol succ*ss. Fnllowlng a long conference at tbe Wbite Hoose today, Rfprtsentative Hayes (rep. Oal.), head of tbe inanr gent's organiz itioo in tbe Honsr, atated that he bal hopa tbat a compromi?e would be aflected wheroby the progrea sivcs in tbe loarer body woold stand by ibe administratioo's k-gislatlve pro granme aod ariive at an ascreemeot as to thp selcction of the Hoose members of tbe liallioger iovestigatiog commiite?. Jaat wbat the nature of the compromise is was no' diecloaed bv Mr. Haye*. The inaorgenls are conalderirg it now and wlll make keownthe dfcialoo la'.er. Tbt vitit of Repreaentatire Hayes was tbe ou'come of a strlea of lettera between tbe preaident aod Representativo Norrla, in wbich the preaident Btated tbat be tbooght the situation was dsngerom to the political ioture of tbe republicans and expressnd fals deeire to arrive at an onderstanding with tbe House Insor gtnts. If tbe insargents' action lo over. roliog tbe speafctr ?at actua'.fd wholly by a deaire to get a good committee to inveBtigate Ballinger, the preBideat t U Representative Norris then there was no eioand for a q-iarrel, between tbe in BUrgents and tbe administration because that was all the White Honae desirei'. The preaident ;mi?reB?ed on Representa tive HayeB that tbe White Hoose does not waot aoything bot a fair investigsl jng committee and tbat thia is a party aa*i'.ion on wbich rfpubllcsuB ahoold atatid togeibar. Tbe president disavo? ed aoy deralre to dictate the committee ?ndsaked that the iosurgenta make an eilott to agrce on a repoblican commit? tee. Wnen Beprtsjotattve Hayes retorn ed fiom tbe Hooeelnaargents held in tbe gold room, koonn a? "tbf ioeurgeots' clcak toom.:' The coofereoce commi! teeon tbe Ballingar lnveat;g-ion teso lotion will taold ils first meetiog lo mnrrow. Bome Interestiog reading raatter is eoon to be put cut by the American Federatlon oj Lsbor on the legal pha?es of what tbey deem ihe eboseof the writ of iDJuoctioo. The execative cooncll today adopted a reaolotion asaoriog tbe co-operatlon ol tbe A. F. of L. with all foroea Interesled ln conservation. Tbe counall urges all organized iabor men to seite the opportnnity ol tbe day by get ing on the trall Bj tbeir coogresabnal candidates ln the cotaiog ejection. Tbe federatlon will be moat active ia the^e elections. ?Utoroey Usneral Wickeiaham, wilh hia two aas^ciatea, Fraok B, K'ellogg aod 0. A. gereraoce, will bave a coo fereoce aonae day oext week io thia clly with Prealdeot Lovett of tbe Barriman lioea aod bia attoroeya, e_Seoator rtpoooerand Maxwell Evarta, Io ord-r to hear their argomeota aa to wby the gorerorneot aoit to diaaolva the merjer oetween tbe Uoion Pacific aod tbe Sontbern PaciBc ahoold be dlacontioued^ Tbe attoroey geoeral is now boaily er J gaged ia acqaaio'.iog hlmaelf with the lacti In thia caae from the goyeromeot'a ataodpoiot. There ia a atrong probabilty ibat tbe efljris of the railroada to io du?o the goveromeol to abaodoo the auit will result io fatlure. -Therei4to->miichja?i".'r-aod toolitile meat iTithe oyaUr eau. So Kepr.s-ntative pUj. i Uem.. Wd.) hxo rleeldad after loig am) tad ?erpwleoce, at 'l tolay he introducel a bill iu tbaxtaarato put an end.tothe wrongd M the.H>ui> platea of a I >n? aollenusf people Aller tbe lirst of Ortob-r, lyM. oya lt chiih ahall be declared niisbraudeil if tUy fail t? ahow aomewhere cn their outsule juat hou litil'-ojater ment and h'>w much ?_ter they eootaia?tbat i?. they will be ao braudel kf hw if Mr. GiU'abill ia;paa?ed. The Preniiltut's jacht. Mrijilower, with Seoretiry Dickinaon aud bla part" aboarl, arrived at Ch*r!ea:own today and is now ou her way to Waehinuio". Kcrttiry Diekin aon will arrive in Waabinutoj tcunrrow. In the pmen< e of a Ur^e congregation of friennsof tfaa lato Cardloal Satolli, asolemn pontitjca1 hifdi maaa was cel brht?d for him ihianiorniCK kt M. Alojeius'("huroh. Crt diral Gibbona came from Baltimere t) pre S\ccording to Bepraaawtatiii Borlewa, ol Te'xaa the ueit Houae will be Ueu)Qcr*t . i y 100 ni.yo.ity. He aajs p-??ent hiiih aud in cieasing coat of the i.e ?msitie? of life in relv tion of thia (inestion to the tarifl and the ar,<ht lo the reput! c3ii pirty will turn the trtek. The Navy Departnient waa inforrned today ofthe desth of Suweon Andiew M. Mcore, which oocurred at N.plea to-1?v. Sargeon Uoort entered the naval terr.ca in I8tw amt aerved Junne tbe Spaniah-American war The govarn-ient mediator, Chairman Knavp. of ihe Juiera ate Commerce Comum aion. and Connniaaiop ff Lahor Neill *e aumed their inquiry today into thetroul.!?a of the swtir-hL-n and the raiiroadi jsntennit Chiraao whirh ina b#en unilertaktu witfc tte hope of preveiitinz a etrike. The lepresenta tivea ef the r?ilro?d. were heari today, tboaa ofthe Switcbmen'* Hnion having htaa h-an vettcrday. The onterenrea are being h?..l __rt.r but the mediatrre expreased the oTiujpn lhat the csruluaion vcul.l be rearhed l?stfr?tary Pifkinson, whO will arrive in WaahinrrKm tomorr..,. will take up ?_??*' of the three ihird c](u?u.ec of the Military Acod?_,y at V^t Poiwl who a,* lovolvta in abaaoirepii^e. Tt? fWUta waa afoortb claiaman. It ia eipect'd t^*1 thrt,e min wlU be ditmiaaed i.ecauae a iaw ia maodut rj. Atiempted Suicldt. Treoton, N. J , Jan. 13.-DeepDD dent bectaae be waa afraid he was con tracting tuberw.io.lj and also becanae he aays he ia not gailiy ot tbe crime for whicb be is serviog seven years, Alex ander Meir, an educated German, from Bergen connty aerving Beven years for bnrg'ary attempted auictdetoday in tbe s.att priion by baoging. He w?i dia covered aod cat dowo. Sixty-tirst CcingresB. Secon'l Heaalon.) Waahington, Jan. 13. BBBATf. A bi 1 to prohiblt the sale ol iotoxi Cittng liqnors in Hawaii was introduccd by Benator Cnrtia. The bill was framed as the resnlt of recent hearinga ahowiog tbe enormons extent to which inlem perance prevaila in Hawaii. Witncsses told of a beverage known aa "Jago red," a combination ol co'ogne ap'rits and red wine, which could be parchased for 15 ceota a galbn. This qoantity was aufflcient to sopply two familiea for four days. Tbe matter of paylng postmaateri tbeir sbare of box rentsand commlsaiona held back from 1804 to 1874, wai again before the Saoate today. Seoator Penroae, laithfally promUfd that a report from tbe paatofBce com? mittee would ba made within oae week, if benator Hradley permitted the refei ence of bis resolntioo calliog on tbe Postoffice Departmeot for a statemeot of tbe amoonta due tbe postmaater*. "I decline to do so," ssld Mr. Brad ItJ. Mr. Penrose aobmitted a long state? meot fiom tbe Treasury Department, abowing the bistory of the cases, and declsring them to be unfair and nojost. Seoator Hradley agreed at the eod of the long discusaion that hia resolntioo be referred to the t> mmiltee on poatofficer. All reiolutioos relatlng to poatmastrr's salariea were then referred to the com mi.teeon poaioflices Tbe Henate atlj juroed at 2:32 p. m, ootil M'nday at uooo. UQViR. Tbe Houee eet aside ilarch II as the day for exercisei for thr. acceptance of tbe Btetoe of John 0. Ualbonn, which has been placed in Statoary Hall by tbe state ot Sauth Oarolina. Roars of laoghter awept ovtr the Honse wben Mr. Fltzgetald (dem. N. Y.)JJcalled attention to the tsct tbat thooaandi of anesssges ot Preaident Roosevelt were abont to be cnnslgned to tho w.iite bisket by repoblican vote>. At the tixe the Hoose wsa try iog to decide up ,o tbe best manner of diapo&ing of uaeless doenmeotr. "I fiod," cried Fiizgsrald, "that amoog tbeae uselceB docoments we are about to bo heart!pa>ly rooalgn to oblivlon, no leaa than 0 44:'cipies of Preaident Rjoae vtl.'s mes?ages lo the aecond aea sion of the (iOth Oongreea; 1,490 ciples of his messsges lo tbe Honse. A ifsolntion of the irrilating pnblic land question in proposed in a bill intro dacedhy.Mr. Oralg. It provldes that the givernment torn over to the state* ?11 pnblic land exoept minersl and foreBt land* in states havlng less than 160,000 acrea of unreeerved public land wiihin thelr bcrdera. The bill practi cally turns over to the s'a'.e the wa'er powrr problem. Tbcae wbo oppose federal Bopervbion oa both sldrs of tbe Honse sre back of tbe bill. The Houae took up the fortlficstlona appropriation bill Tbere was little oppoaitinn to tbe bill. Tbe democrata opposed it on tbe ground tbat tbe pro vhlon made for the Philippines in dlcatCB a dedre 10 retaia tln ielands. Virgiiiia New*. A marriag* liceoaa waa iaaaei in Waahiogtoo ypsUrday to Alexaoder (I. (Iteoo and L'axia J. Htr.bliog, both of Markbam, The home o( H. T. Oorowell, depuiy treamrer o! IMnce William coooty, near Hoadlry, *ai totally deatrojcd by tire Mooday nighf. MUa Nioa Hb iflet, diagliter of W. T. 3b'Hiat, of Luray, waa fatally bnrnet by the explosion of a lemp a'. Soenaudofch Jooctloo, W.Va., Tueaday nlght, while vlaltiog relatiyea While huotiojr. yeaterday, oliver Orim, aon of Edward Urlm, of Wio cLeoter, waa sccldeotally abot in tte bead. He Ia io tbe Wiocheater Memo rial Hn?j.'al to a aeriooa cooditioa. Mra. Julla 0. Waahiogtoo, wlre of Liwreoce Waahiogtoo, ri.ed auldenly yeaterday at Hleobeiro, her home, io Weatmorelaod (oooty, cauaed by aatroke of paraljsU. ->he ia aurvi?ed by her hoaband aod aeven childreo Mra. l,ocy P*rke Wlllard, wi.bw of Oaleb Olapp Wlllard, ihe millboaiie hotrl aod realtf owoer, of Waabioglon, died at her home io tbat city yeaterday. Mrs. Willard waa boro near Eaatville, Nortbampton coaoty, oo Augoat 3, 1843, belog the daughler of Joho Park er, a wealthy farmer. rjbe waaan auot 01 Capt. Joaeph E. Willard, of Falrlax. The Brintoo araeoic mloea In Floyd coonty, Ihe only araeoic prodoclDg moea io the Uolted Rtatca, will reaome cperatiooa otxt weik with a foll force nf bacda. The retioed outpot, the cipat liy of whicb le j(t loou of pnre araealc a rTiODtb, will be aold Io a paria Breen p'aot io Norfolk. The exceisior rnill belongiog to Wil? liam H. Peden, ln Frederirkaborg, wai bumed Tueaday niglii. A largeqnao tlty of excelalor wood atacked oear tbe frctory aod one car beloogiog ta the Rlcbmood, Frederlckaborg aod Potomac Railroad Oompaoy, loaded with excel aior rrady for ahipmeot, were deatroyed. The fire department waa uoable to con trol the liimea owiog to the Inllammable chnacter if the boildiog and conteota. I The loaa w:a f 14,000. Tbere waa oo io , aoraoce Mr. Aldrich Padley, of LoaiafiJie, j Ky., aon of the la'.e Biahop T. U. Dud Uy, aod Mlaa Loulse Oittiogi Liltig, daughter of Lleuteoaot aod Mra. Jamea Q. Llttlg, of the Uolyerilty of Virglola, were married in tbe chapel of tbe tiot veralty yeaterday eveniog In tbe prea eocs of a large and faablonable gather iog. Rer. Harry B. Lee, rector of Ohrlat Epiacopal Obnrcb, Oharlottea vlllp, performed the ceremooy, aaaiated Rev.by Jamea j^irkpalrick, of Mitchella vllle, Md., brotber.in.law of tbegroorrj Tralo Derailed. Colomr.ua, O jcrgia, Jan. 1-1. ? Anom ber nf (rainmen were irj ired today wben a freigbt train was derailed on tbe Sea board Air Llne twelve miles from thia city. The early reprrta aUted that a patsenger train bad been wrecked and aeveral killed and pbyaiclens were bnr ried to the f ce.ce ln a apecial tralo. Tbe report was errooeotis aa tbe paaaeoger train waa sume diatance behind tbe freigbt when the latter waa derailed. Bajied in tbe collapae of the Brst fljor of a New England telephine station at Brigbton, a B:ston snborb, tbrse tele pbooe girla are s"iio;isly, perbaps falally hort, thi? aiiernoon aod a sccre of olberi patrowly wcaped. The Lejjislature. Tbe lfgialatnre opened yesterday, aa was stated in the Garette of tbat day. Tbe democratic cancaa nominrei ol Tueeday oight and whose names were glveo yesterday were ebosen as officers of both hooses. Tbe goveraor's mea aage waa read in both hoose*. To pro vlde annoally a food of $250,000 for road improvement in Virginia tbe gov ernmeni aoggesls tbat ane-balf of tbe reveoae derived from tbe francbiae tax npon tbe groas earnings of tbe steam and electrlc railways of tbe aiate be aet aaide. He recommends cootlouance of tbe preseot policy of working convicts ane jail priaoners opan tbe pnblic bigb' waya. In tbe S?na'.e Senator Thoroton, from tbis district, will be on the committees on roads a?d interoal navigatloo, poblic ioaiitotions wnd education.iaauraoce and baoking. In tbe Hoase ibe speaker named the committees: Mr. Williams, of QJsv, was msde chairman of tbe committee oa privilegfB and elections; Mr.Page, of Haoover, o! eonrt of jaatice; Mr. I'ow mao, of Bcaooke, finincr. Mr. Morcore, of tbis city, waa named on the committees on coart of jaatice, claima, reirencbment and economy, and confirmationr. Billa were Inlrodoced to appropriate $65,000 to piy the penaions of soldlers and tbe wldow of Boldiers who are on the penaion list, and whoae penaions have not been patd; to oonsolidate into one act the oyater la*a and repeal all lormerlaws io thia regard. In the Hooae, Meesrs. Wingo, Stsb bina and Noltiog introdoced an act pro viding for a bnreaa of banklng, to be under Ibe control ofthe Btate Corpora? tion Ojmmiesion, tbe commlialooer of banklng to examlne tbe conditioo of the statb bauks of tbe commonwealtb. Bboold tbose members of tbe legials ture wbo are first on tbe groond with bills aecure thelr passage, tbe geoeial aBBembly would enact tbe democratic atate committee's prisoary bill, wonld provide e ttx commiaaioo to go thor oubgly Intolhesabjectof taxation, woold adopt tbe programme of tbe Virginia Gjod R:ada Associatlon ai to highway development. and wonld eatabliah a bo rtau of banklng. h lls covering tbese polots were intrc duced yesterday. the last named in tbe honae of delegaies and the otbers in tbe seoate, wbile tbe inembera wbo np rpaeot caotrary oplnions were not heard from. Beoator Folkcs came once more with hia bill imp'i-iog a llceose tax of $100, 000 on expreaa campaniea engaged lo tbe tranaportetion of intoxicating hqaors Tho democratic sobcommittee's pr - mary bill waa preaented by Senator Lar aiter, but waa minna a title, and will be reintrndaced trday. Asj)int patroos, Benatora Bims and Luiiter preaented the programme f r ibe good roaJa people, providlog for tbe purchase and operatlon of rock quarriet hy the <t a'e and scttiug apart a KaTtall fixed aunual sum for atate caab a'd tc good rcals. BiIIb wer? introdoced ln tbe Senate: To regolate the taxation of bonds Issned by (be cltiea, towna and conntiea of the atate. Br Mr. Thorotoo: To amen.i eection :;31'.i of tbe code, io relatiuo to appor tionmeot of commlaaiooera io chaocery. To eatabliah a primary ayi!em atiect iog aU poli'.ical partiea caatiog morf tbao 25,000 votea io tbe geocral elec tion, aod to provide agaioat improper exploi:a'.ioo of candidatea by newa papera. To ameod aectiooa 37, 88 aod 88 o> an act to raiae reveoue for tbe aonpor of tbe goyernmeot aod publlc frer acboola, witb reference to feea on char tera of riomtitic corporatiooa aod feea oo forelgn corporatiooa authori/d to do bualoeat io thia atate. Providiog for the rcgolation aod io ipfOtlM 0' publlc laoodriea aod pablic waBh-houies withlo tbe citlea of the atate. To repeat a j >int reaolation trarsfer ring a cerialo clalm of tbe atate of Vtr gloia agaioat the goyeromeot of tbe Uotted Statea (o the Moaut Verooo Avenue Aiaociatioo. I.ait oighl the membem of tbe lrgia Ig'.nre were tbe gueata of the Rlcbmood delegatinn at ao elabcrate bacquet at Morphy'a Hotel. The occaaioo waa to all appearaocea very mueh etpycd by the leglala'.ora. Speechea were made by (1 lyeroor riwanaoo, Lleo'. Oov. E lyeoo, .Mpeakrr I'.yrd aod otherc In _>? Hm^e Itills were iutroduced- To aii.finl wrtion 11 ot au act t> put into efieet ive operatirn the proviiiom of the rona.itu t on relating to ihe oreation, appointinentand orii?ni/ilion of the *late jorporation rommia nion: itn luriaiietion, pawera. functionaand dntlea; Ihe qaallfieauOM o4 the ru?iol>eraarid o'li tn thereof, their appr.intwent and *alaue*. the looation (I it- i.rt. ea Btid piaeea and timm of ita pul.ii.- aeaaiona; *t* writ*. prow* aa and other m'j'/.era. ? To aniend aeetirm I'uT aml 1106of the code, ao M to DBOtMfl foreiijn <orpoi_tiona to prrrure rert'licaioi of auihority from the ktatn rorporation coniniisaon for the privi lege of iMO'at tintr bwiaaai in this utale, an.l lopntartba penallia. againkt auch corpora tiu i fbf frtilure to do ao. Toamcii.l aectiou 4 ef an act entitled an "art to proaide plae?a of a>ode and for the -%.W euatody an.l proper guardianahip of cb-Hren who are depraved.ur without proper plarei ofabode. Toonfer upon the sta<e eorporation ..or rrii-sion power and antbority tolix and pre aoribe the ra'eaand charRes of wateraupply cumrtaniea, and to preveot deacrimination thereiu. To aniend aod reenact aection 21CS ofthe rodeaa to urdawfol t'uhiog, aud.to prercribe the time for ratcbitg b_W, Tu aiccnd aection ."'a li the j code. foaatogite tinouna ofrqaity jurian'i.tion to removerioude from tltle to real eatate wi.ere tha complainant ia not in poaawaion or where the con-pNinant haa the e^uitalde riKht to the legil title. To prrhibit tire inanraiice rnmpaniea from combining aa to wbat ralaa of comraiaaion ahail be piid by any other company or an agent. To prohihit the aaie of milk ac.l other dairy producta in tbia aUte withent a pt-rmit from the pure food and dairy inepector of the atate: dr fining hiapowera and duti*-. and rix ing peaal'.iea for violatiot* of tfci? a<t. To bar all taiee dne prior to January 1, 19C0, and to pvvfldfl for aacfcrtainina the amount ofdelinquenttaieichargeatieagain't each ptece ur tract of land in thia atate, re qilrina prop'r racMntto- Of the aarue, and p.-oviding for ita col ection. The Effect of Meoelik'i Dcatb. Parie, Jao. 13.?Foornier'e newa ageocy today declarca tbat it baa proof tbat Kiog Meoelik ia drad aud that bia body waa embalmed on December 19, wbich ia foor daya earlier than the time of dealb atated io tbe lateat reporta. Rir_?, Jan. 13. Italian amboritiea toJay feir that tbedesth or king Menelik, poa.tlve cou-rmaticn of which haa been reoeiTtd, will rctilt in jrave diaordera in Addia Abeba, the capital, endauserinx the foreign reai d*nta. Tbe report ?f Jlenelik'a death ia gt-nerally credited ard tbeabeenceot <?ntir maiion ia auribot*! to the control of the nalaee by a cliqoe, aeeking U eatbrooe Lidj Jeaaeu, Utoelik'a grandaon, befrra tha pec. pk bjt? ?ebi^c? to riM ia f?ro!t, Todayb Telegrapliic News Tbe Virginia t ejiilature. [Special diapat.h to the Alexuidria Gaxette. Richmood, Jan. 13.? The proceedlog* io tbe Iegielatnre tcday were derold of eapecial interest. Anotber ictbx of bills in the hoose occnrred. Dtlegate Thcckmartoa's bill to aboliab the Iacd grab law was perbaps the most important. Tbe Senale wts occopied with pre limlnarv rontine wcrks. The Binate ateeriog committee wlll aononnce tbe staoding commitues to morrow. Me*sri. Byrd aod Folkes wiil sborlly intrcdoce a bill for he eatablisbmeot of a bome for tbe feeble-mioded. Tbe Electlon ia hngland. London, Jan. 13,?Tbe enemy Is ponrlog oot its mooey like water, for the booty ts immonse; tbe plunder of tbe people, the mooopoly ot the land and a drink mooopoly. All the powera of weslth and loxory are aliied ln an aa*ault npon tbe peorle'a food, liberty aad llfe. "We want toch a vicxry ai will put ibe fesr ol Gsd in tbe bearts of tbese desolaterr." Tbis was the conclusion of ao appeal to Ihe voters today by the New?, the leading liberal paper. Todsy is tbe boteat of the campaigo, marklog the laat day beforenominations Nevrr in the bistory of Eogliah polltics baa a campaigo cloaed in sucb bitter ntbs and soch vitoperatloo. News papera, speakers and candidatea are chsngiog anch epltbeta as "nars," "tblevea," "traitora" and "anarcbiats" with a freedom sacb ai oo Amerlcao campaigo ever wttnpssed. Ordlnarlly Eagllahmenare very cbary ofslandering and libeliog each otber, bul the campaigo baa waged so hot that all restrsint has been cast aside and tbere is no extreme to wbich the politl cians seem nnwiliing to go. Tbe increasing (requentcy of figbta raskes It almoit certsln tbat aeriooa electlon riots will be insogorated when tbe actoal votiDg begios oo Batorday. Tbe govemmant is makiogarrangements to have 20,000 policemen, regnlara and apecials on daty lo London oo Sv.ur day, but evcn tbis namber, it is fesred, will prove Inflolliclent. The liberal preis is today demandlng an explanation from former Premier Bilfoor of his sta'.ement at York last night that the inangnratioa of a pro tective ayatem will lnwer the prices of all commodities silected. Buch a reault Is r jnttary to tbe workings of protectien wbcrever tried, and Bilfour in accnaed ol tryiog to work a "political swindle" by promisiog (hai protection in Koglaud would work dlfterently from tbe same policy in other coootriec Tbe electlon promiees to reault in an tinprecedented batcb or libel and alander snils. Bitween tbtrly and forty candi? datea have eitber anooanced that they will sne or are known to be prepanog to Bne as a resnlt of cartoons, postm and BtatemeotB publiahed wltbin tbe la*t twenty-foar hoors. The aults.if bronght, wlll involve maoy of the most prominent pollticianfjand pnrnala ln England. Anxlety ln Inrjia. Simla, Indla, Jan. 13.? Tbe Indian government, alarmed by the reoent ap pearance ol a etrong f.)roe of Cbineae troopa in Thibet, is tiday burrying apiea in'o the Grand Lhrmt's cnnntry to eup ply minote rep r:a of the new arrivala doing there. Actlon is being taken ondtr tbe pretense of "benevolent in tereal" in Thibet. From tha publiahed reporls ol the sltnation, Tbibet, the most exclnsive conntry In the world, baa awakened from iia ceotories of sleep and waots to learn something ol tbe waye of civilzi tioo. Tno Britlah autborities In India nat ural.'y caonot expresa diaapproval of aucb a desire for enlightenment, bui tbey have enoogh tronblrsame enemies aloog tbe nortbero Indian frontier with out nddiog Thibet to tbe nnmber. As the art of war appesrs to be tbe fi's: thlog tbat tbe awakened Thibetaoa want to learo, the Indian au boritiea are ap prehensivr. Oorionsiy enoogb, the Britlah, wbo aremoat llkely lo eofhr irom tbe new developraent in Tbibet, are largciy rcapacaible for the altuation, as it was the "panitive" expedition in Thibet sevrral years ago, conducted by Oolonel Yonogbosband, tbat gave the oatlves tbeir firs'. aight of a whi'e man and awakened the deaire to know more of tha outaide world._ Narse Murdered. Milbrook, N. Y., Jan. 11.? Sarab Biamer, norae raaid io the bome of Birnes Cjmp oo, Is dead toc*ej as a re solt of her resiatance to tbrte burglars, who at an early hoar trday chloroformed aod atrangl?d the nnrae to deatb and robbed tbe hoose of $10,000 worth of pwelry aod silverarare. In tbe same room io which Misa Bramer alept wai Ihe 8 year-old daogh ter of the family, who bad been le't io the norse's charge while Mr. and Mra. Oomptoo were spendiog the al*bt in New York: There was emy indication that tbe wornan bad been firit cbloro ormed and taeu straogled with a rop*. twisted aboat her neck, It is believel that ahe came from nnder the icflaence of the cbloroform aod began a ati^g gle to save the little girl from liairo, at which tbe borglsrs killed he.-. The rope aboat the ourse's neck was dtawn ao tlgbt laat it cut into tbe neah. A chloroformtd loakedbandkerchlet waa aboot her face. An Iron safe in tbe houae waa opened with anch clevernesa as to indiesie that (be borglsra eitber knew tbe combination or bad aa expert cracksmao In tbeir namber. The Suspeosion of S. B. Cbapio. New Yoik, Jan. 13.?Formal an nronc?ment of sospenaion for aixty daya of B. B. Chapln, aod tbe snapeusioo for thlrty days of F. D. Coantiaa, of Ihe brokersge drm of B. B. Obapin A Oo., wsb poated in tbe New York Btock Ex cbange at the rp?oing of bnsineaa today. i neee brokerj wera snfj.'oded in con neotion with the wild darry of Rocl Itlsnd on Drcember 17, when tbe atcck went op 31 roims aod theo fell 30 points In the space of tweoty mlooles, Tha Elopers. Philadelphla, P?., Jan. 18.?Roberta de Janon and Frederick Coben, tbe waiter, accnsed of abdoeting ber, are speedioj; toward thia city aboard the At lantic Krpreaa, wbich is due to arrive bere early (hla eveniog. Cohen, im mediately after his arrival h?re will be taken to tbe city hall aod there locked in a cell. T>e Market. | Qaorgatowa, D. O. Jan, u. Wbaat 115-W DRY G00D8. Woodward & Lothrop New York?Wasbington?Paris CLEARANCE SALE OF Bo\s' Clothing aod Furnishiogs A great parl of them are the remaioing linei and old aeeortiuenta from ou? regular win? ter stock; while in other caaea the gooda weie purchaaed from vrholeaalere at a oonaidenblo price reductim. i^uality ia alwajs our leading co.aideration. Boys' Suits at $7 50 j Boya'Fine All-wool Puita, in f?ncy efleita aad handsome uavy blaes. etaaa 8 to 17. gpccial,*7.50each. Valuaa, $9.00 to|12. Boys'Suits at $6 00 Made of blue sergea, worateda, and l.aod aoine fancy tuixtare*. All have kn'cker bo-ker trouser.', liuoi throughout; Norfolk aud double-breaated ooatH; aieee 7 to 17. Special, ?6.00 each. Valuea, tfif to $10. Boys' Suitsjat $3.75 Mi>i:ly all wool, in medium and heary \reigliia. Size-. 5 to 17. ?Special, ,3.75 each. Voloei, $5 to $7.60. Boys'Suits at $5 09 Tbiiia_anialll..>t, compriaing eomeoftba line?t mita we carr* in Htock. Kvery one it of all-wool materi I. 8izes5tol7. Special. |j 00 each. Valuea, H 50 to HX Coat Sweaters Kverv thread all wool, iu the very popular coatatyle. Si/ei2 to 18. Special, ?5c and $1.50 each. Valuea, $1.00 to $3.75. Knickerbocker Trousers Tho materiala are nearly > II wool. anJ the patterna r'eiir.ble, Boya from 7 to II yeara of age can he fitted. Special, 95c pair. Valuea, $1.60 Io |l 75. IMeglfcje Stiirts Made coat style, with cu'fa attacheh, 12 to 14 inch neckhamda Special, 65c each. Value, $1.00 News of the Day. The price of catton took another tumble yesterday, the declineamoonting to over $3.50 a bale. PreBident Taft will send to Ooogress tomorrow at noon a ?p;oial meassge dealing with the consertation of natoral reaonrces. The trading stimp is legtl in tbe Di?* trict of Colombla, accordiog to a de cision banded down by Jadge Mallowoy in the Police Oonrt yesterday. Wiii, R. Hf aret denies tbat he bad anyihing to do with the pablicatioo of tbe stolen Wtckersbam letter pnblisbed io tbe Oaemoplitan Msgazine. Jodge Orow, of Ballevllle, III., yes? terday aenteoced James Pullmao, a cbild mnrderer, to jail for life, saying hangicg wonld not be aufiicient pnnleh ment. Roberta de Janoa Is nn her way eait, Ooben wi h whom the girl eloped expects a five year term, but says he is glad he made ths glrl happy for a tlme. Immediate increase ol 10 per cent in the price ol all grades of ehoes was or dered yeatcrday by tbe Natiooal Baot andBboe Manufactnrera' Asaociation, in sesalon at tbe Hotel Aator, New York. In the H tiso yesterday the Howell "white slavc" bill was passed by a vlva vocfl vcte. Tbe measnre ia so dras tic in its proviaioos that a number of rmmbers of the Houae attacked it ou tbe ground that it was on conBtitntional. It is a substilute for the meaaures introduced by Repreaentatlves iiennet and Babatb. A bill provtding lor tbe relief of clerks ol naturtiizstian conrts was psased. A nataralizstion treaty with the Argentine Repablic was ratified by tbe B.'oate, Henry B. Gravee, bead of tbe Yale Foreetry Bchool, was cboien yesterday afternoon by Preaident Taft as chief foi eater of tbe United Btataa, to aucceed <i flord Plnchot, who recently was dia mlsBed by anextcotiveorder. Tbe nomi nation will be traoRmitted to the Benait at the earlieat poisible moment, and with It will go tbe name of Albert F. I'oV.er, acting h?ad of the (areet service, to be aaaociate forester, to aucceed Over ton W. Price, who received hia dlemis sal at tho same time aa did Mr, Pinchot. A amall fire waa diacovered laat nigbt io the building at 808 Eifth ayenue. New York, iu wbich are the beadqaar tera of tbe aoffragiala aod a acore of ad vocatea cf tqual Iraocbiaa fled to tbe street from theaeventeenth floor. Amoog tbem wai Mra, 0. H. P. Bslmoot, bead of the fo ilical Equality Lasr,ue. The auflragia'a rao for the elevatora, but fooad ihem full of excited women. They bad to wait their turn. The blszj waa aooo tinder ciotrol. Mrj. H>lraout waa the laat to leave the meeting. Wh'y_ abe learoed tbat tbere was no dar,ger ahe rallied her little baod nf 17 an-_ jed tbem baok to the coafereoca. Con.ltlona ln S^aio. Madrid, Jao. L8w-_f_ the ioteoaa aoir,er of thotiaanda of famlliea which bad been antlcipatln^ tbe eA:ly retarn of their bread-wisrf'ra frrrq aervice in Mr rocco, tbe yij?,r with wbich the Rifia have roaaaaed _ghtiog agaioat the Bpaoiab trcuisa baa compelled a complete ceaaa tion of the witbdrawal of aoldiera, com* me need a few week* ago. There are already iodicatlona of tbe Ciuntrj'a return to Ihe conditiona of apmi'Roarcby whicb prevailed before tbe Maura cabl?at'a fa.ll and it ia recogolaad io goremment cirdes tbat the repreaaire ueaanrea which Maora adopted coooot be reaorted to agaio withoot the grateat dang-ra. Obief Mizzlan of the Hjnl ijarrioga diatrict haa aocceeded tbe iat<* Obief Onaldy aa leader of the Mo roccan forces, with Ohaidy'a aon, famall, aa hia chief lleutenao'. New York Stock Market. New Vork, Jan. 14? The atcck oar. ket after the opeoing aod doriog the flrit few miootes was dccidediy irregular with prica moyeoaoata of variona laauea badly mixed. Tbe n?j-rity of the liat ahowed aligbt ioaaea at the eod of 15 miootea. A'ter the firat 15 mloutea __ctuatiooa were confined withlo narrow limita. The room in general waa beariab. TnE WORLD ALMANAO. Tbe World Almaoac for 1910 isbetter tbao ever. The bistory of ihe year joat paased ia brooght down to the laat tick of tbe clock; 365 daya ofthe world'a hiatory, in conbioatlon with aomethiog aboot aimoat everytbiog yoa abould koow. Uaera of Tbe World Almaoac will tall yoa to boy it aod make your doobta cerlaiotiea, yoo don't [naed a room full of booka to explain ooe fact. Wheo yoa buy Tbe World Almaoac yoo boy certaioty. cooTenlaoce and knowl edge wi'.h a eooacioaaneaa of all three; it ia ao edocation to tbe onedoeatad, a poat-gradoate coorsa to tho giadnate; It ia the memory of tbose wbo koow and tbe creatioa of memory io tboea wbo doa'l. f>o aale wbererer booka are aold, REPUBLIOANOAUCUS. The joiot repoblican caucns of the Bjnate aod Houae last nigh; eelected a new congresalonal committee and sd jonrned after a perfanctory session. Non? of the interesting laeaes came up, whicb, it was predictcd, might be iojcc.ed into the proceedingj. Tbe meeting wai held ln tbe ball of tbe Hoose of Representa ilvee, aod S.nator Hale, rt Malne, pre slded. The only rtcogoized iosorgenta on tbe committee are Woods, of Iawa,, aod Hlnsbaw, ot Nebraaka. Mr. BIemp> is tbe Virginia member. Preaident Taft iaaccredited at theCap itol with a deeire to pot an eod tntba interolcioe war, which tbreatena hia avf ministration. Tbis waa common report aboot tbe Hoose yesterday aod wbererer the members congregated. There) was no discloenre of detatla but hadiog iosnrgents were expeciaot of some aach official repodiation ot the war being mada opon them by tbe repabllcan orgaoias tlon mcmoera of the Housr. Tbat correapondeoce has paassd be? tween the preaident aod Repreaenta tive Narris, of Nebraaka, one of tbe Icremcst of tbe InanrgentB, c incern ing the sitnation, wss admitted by tba Nebraaka member yesterday, but ln ttvsj absence of official sanctioo be declinet.* j make pnblic the contents of the lettaw/ j. Mr. Norris wrote to the preaident p o* testiDg agaitst tbe action of the repq' di< can coogresaionai committee io oppw aing ioeergeot members in tbeir borav dia* trictr. In reply President Taft ' a aaid to have written Mr. Norris a Is/ ter de* claring tbat theadministratioo r a,* mak* ing no war npon any mrm.V 3f of the Honse, and tbat be in nj vd ,e blamed lodlvldaal members for aciuy jn an io* depeodent capscity in anytb' 0g sficctinf themBelves or tbeir diatilef ,, ihe pree* Ident, bowever, is aaid ta ' .ave deprecst* ed ihe action ofthe repoo' jcarj ioaorgenta in makicg euch a fj?-' _t M to caose tbe preas aod tbe pnW ,c (? believe tbat a dlviaion had occorrr j wltbin the party and that the admir jgtration was can fronted with a ser 0Q, defeotion io ita own ranks befors *' .t had beconae a year old. Representali* e Miller, of Minnesoia, another ooe o , ,De inaur^ents, is taid also to havei r ,miiar aiaurarces from tha preaident ?*/ _,t to bim throogh an ioler* mediary. Ja_aa?? Sargeot inveotor of tbe tlme elo.k ?j d presideot of the Sirgent and (irseaVaaf Oompanv, is dead at Roches tar, W. Y., agedSW Too. can make the holiday seaion mote Bppreciated 11 yoa presert eome dear trieod with a pair of tbe h .ndsoraa ?b jajaj ihown in Marahall's wlndowa. Mra, Felix Iaman, who divorced F?lis Taman, a Philadelphia real est-'e operator, recently lost on the atreet |- New York a oecklaceof je^rla valned st $30,001 lt was fonnd br a ahop girl w,ho received a rewaid of $2,000. SuftisrerM wiio *a y thev have triel every* thing wituout benefit aie the peord. we are lookingfor. We want them to k ow frrm glad experience that KIj'h Cream Balra will conquer Oold m ?be Heid, liay Fever, and obatinateforma of Na>al Catirrh. Thia rem edy acts directlvon the ind-iiied, fenainve membranea. ( leanaing, toothiog and beal wg. One trial will coovince you ot'its heal ing poaer. Price 50c. All druggmt* or mailed by Ely Bros., 58 Warreu rit, New York. _,_-____._. Wholeaale Prices of Prodnce FlonrExtra._ 6 7r, a 600 Famlly. 625 a 6 75 Fancy branda. 650 a 7 00 vVheat, longberry.- 1 21 a 1 U Mixed. 12t a 123 Fu.U. 119 a 120 Dampand toogh. 100 a 105 Corn. wbile. 0 70 a 0 76 MLred. 0 ?;?* a 070 Yellow. OtiK ? 0 70 Corn Msal. 07., a 075 Bye. 076 a 0*? Oats, mixed. new. OfiO a 065 White. mv. 050 a 067 CloverSe*d. 800 a 950 Timothy. 175 a 200 Hay. 1900 a 2001 Elgin Print Buttar. 032 a 034 Bntter. Virginia, packed. 018 a 020 Choioe Virginia. 0 20 a 022 Common to middling. 014 a 016 Eggii. 0 3. a 033 Live Chickena (h?na). 0 11 a 012 Spring Chickena. 0 20 ? 0 22 Potatoea, per du. 6\'? a <0 Bw?et PoUtoes bbl. 3t0 a 0 0o Oni-na, per buahel. 100 a 1 it> Applea, per bbl. 300 a 50O flned Peachea. pealed. 0(*. * o<n Pork, per 100 ibe. 9 80 a!0 6o Bacon, country hsma. 0 17 a 0 ltt Beat aagar-cared haute o IS a 0 19 Breakfa-t Bacon.? 0 17 a 017. Bagar-cnred ahouldera. 0 00 a 013 BoJk abouldera. 0 12 a 0 IS DrySaltsidee. 0 14 a 014 j 8ogar. 0(0 a OO OfIA. 5iu a 616 Conf. ataadard. 6)2 a 61* Granalatsd._,.. 6 25 a 5 -ij Co(Uta>-&io.-. 011 a 01b I_.Gaayra . 015 a 016 Java. 018 a IM MolaaaeaB. 8. 016 a 01 C. B. 017 a O'si NewOrkaaw.._, 020 a $4? Bngar oyrupa..?. 016 Porto Rico.-. .... 022 Balt-G. A. OM Fine.- 086 >/ WooJ?long, Bnwaahad..... 028 Waated. 032 Menno, nnwaahed. 028 Do. waahed. 024 Herring, Eaatern per b_'...-, 6 76 Potomac faially rot. - 4150 a 03,