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LOCAL MATTERS* Sun and Tide Table. *_n rhen teaatwiww ? 7.1; aa_ aeu at 6.07. H?hv."teru./'Oa.m-a_.t 3.24 pm. ______??-?_.? Weather Probabilitiea. For thia aaetlca fah taaiakl and Thursdaj: ?eaiarh rbaoge io lemperatnw minimum ^^...'.-.LntaUutS.-ligtitlomod. erate weatarly wlaoa. _ 8TEAMKR B3TBLLE RANDALL BURNED. The B.'amer Estelle Randall, of the F.rmora aed M?rchanta North Oarolioa Ii'aa, p-ymg between Eiiz.betb Oity aod Norfoll, fia Oolumbla, waa deetroyed by flr.*, acd William Exiey, the cook, was born il to dev.h M mday night whlle the veasel wia at the djeka in Oalnmbia, N. <J Tbo vesssl had nnloaded her cargo aml tbe forward deck was enralaped ln lUmea when the flre was diacovered. Ihe crew, most of wbom bad re'.irel, inshel from their berthe, acantlly clad, to aafety, txcept Ealcy, wbo retnroed ta help mhera, aud perlsned. The aecood tDgio.*r bad a oarrow escape, bnt jimped ovrrioard and awam ashore. The sUamer was a total loas, but waa partiall/ ioaured. The 'Eudle Fa.da.l, np to a abort llaoe ego, ran oo the raote between Washington, Aloxsndrla and nearby river Undicga. She wasboilt io Baltimora io 189$ A few montbs ago ahe ebevas tran->ferred to the llne roonlng Irom Norfolk to Oolombla, N. 0., and ber plsce upon the Potomao waa takeo by tae eteamer Oity of Milford. OLD DOMINIONS DEFEATED. Io ona of the fasteat and most hotly cootes.ed gemee of the aeaaon tba Old Porolnlooa went down In defeat at the Laada of tbe Youog Meo'a Sodality Lyceum to the ecore of 12 to 7. The gaaae was Bomewhat rongh bnt botb teams Bgored ln tbis playlng and lt was no more tban what nsnally goee witb ench games io which such olose rivals play. Tae line-np waa aa follows : Y. M. S>. La Posltiona. Old Dom. Toomey.R- ?. .. _..Dnbl=< Entwials.t. F.Oray, B. fhompaou Bidil'e.C.-;v"Haye' Williirnf........ B. 0.L Thornpson Cookrell.L. 0.E achwai/min Ooalu from field -EntwiVe 2, Williams 2. t'ockrell. To iney, S-hwarztnan, Thompioti. Free tos?ei> ?_. Thornpson 3. Referer Mr. Clim llmpin Mr Rigga. Hcorera Meiara MoKenney ard Nueent. Timera-t-Meairn. O'Dwyer and Stone. Time of halves 20 minutes. -TANl'IN'* 01 TK_M?. _W_,i Won LmI Per Cent. Y.M.8- L. 5 0 1.000 Old Dominion. 3 2 M* A.L. 1. 1 3 ??_> Fort Hont.? 0 4 .0(0 POLIOK couar. f Jnstlce H. B. Oaton presldlog] The foliowlog cases were dlapoeed of this xorning: Brown Sfcerman, ch?rged with diaor derly conduc', iorfeiUd his cillaleral by .ailiDg to appear. Oirrio Oarnll. colored, charged wlib drnnken aod disorderly crnducr, wss eent ao th-. fi.'k hoaae for tbree montbs. Birbar* Watera, charged wlih belng dronk snd dlsofdatly aud dostroylng the prop:rty of Kmma R. Dlllooa, had her caae contisutd. A yoncg white man, charged with dis posiag of btaaa helonging to tbe Si uth ern Rallaay Company, was fined t20. Willa"i Taylor, cb*r<ed wlib cntting John Jefhrs, was aent on to Ihe graod jar/. Four young white men, charged with dtwekM aud disorderly cooduct, wira ifiaed |5 eacb._ RECJEPflON. Oae of ihe moat bcantlfal of tbe sea ?rVa en'.erUinmen s was tbe reoeption given iaatevenlDg by Mrs. FrankS. Mar. per at her home on Prince street. Pams, and red carnatloriB and red-shaded raodlrs mott artialically decorated the tlr.twinsr-rooro, library and dining room. Mrs. H-.rprr was aaslsted In receivlng ber maoy gacsts by Mrs. Cherles E. Nicol and Mr?. H trrle C. Ansley, of Washiogton Paoch waa served in the library by Ifiea Llllie Marbury and Mlsa Par 'iue Nicol, and presidlng In tbe dinmg room were Mlas Ilil), Misa Faw cett and Mrs. Horn, of Washington Aaslsting in servlog wera Missee Mary Gleon Uhler, Francee Danenhower, Ellen Fawcetf, El'z'.belh Jones, Beall Daoger fi-ld, Jean B.ent and EJlth Biowden. ______________ PENT ON TO IUE GRAND JURY. Tbe case ot William Taylor, charged wi.ti Bs-aalting and cnttlog John Jef fers, at tbe corner of W.lkae and Royal i'.re<-t? aboot ten days ago, came np in the Police Conrt this mornlng. Jeflera aaid be had nc recollcction of the orlgln of the trouble or why Taylor cat him. Tbe a?cu?'. J io his delense alleged that J-rl r* ustd iosoleot langnsge toward his daughter, s me wi'Desses aaid they eaw Jc fl- re on top ol Taylor, and tbroogh the optica of othera Taylor appaared on top. Josice Ca'on seot Taylor on to the grand jury. BILLS INTRODIIOED. Mr. Oarlin haa lntrodnced the fol'ow* Iog bills ln tbe Hcuie ofRepreBentatlver. A bill graut.ng an iorreaae of peoBloo to B>nt >n Lynu; alao a bill for the re liel < i William H. Taliaferro, adminis trat >r ol James 0. Taliaferro, deceased; ?ls', a bill to Mthottaa aod direct the commiaii )uers of ihe District of Oo* Inmbia to plare tbt name or Annie M. MaltbtwB on tbe peosloo roll of tbe police and fireman's penslon fnnd ln tyaahiogtoo. IHE iilVER. Tae river ia virtnally clear of ice at preaen!, and some sellieg veaselfl ara be gioning tn move rgaln. The f ii--maa'.ed schooner Hickley trf-m F.iniia with unber 10 W. A. Bmoit iV Cimpany arrived this moro l?g Tbe larj^ft Pacin- is belng loaded with railrofid tiea at W. A. S noot ot Oomraiy'a wharf fir New York. Tbe bar^eNarjemoy, also loaded witb tle.?, will leave wiibiu the next few daya tor Pniladelph'a. FRATERNAL Vlrfl T. The O^la of thia city pald a frateroal vlsit to tho W-ahingtoo Neat last night. A number of rnembers of the order from Baltimore were present. Tbe viaitors were glvfo a cordial reception and a royal eniertainment at a baoqoet apread by tbe Waahingtooiatia. Tbe Alexan drians relnraed bome at a lata hoor grastly pirased with thair vlslt. THE sUMQOaU 10SK1I''. | A'l Bitt?f?aie?tB foi tbe baatmtto be'given lowlgtat by F. E Lee Oitnp, | Ojofederae Vei-ranB, hsve been made, and the ufual good time exp ricoced by all who have here'ofore at endtd theee gvherkgaiB anticlpated. Qeneial Lee'a blrihday Ib cplfbr<ved m aholday ln Virginia at well m in all tootbern statis, aad tbe hacqael at nigh: is tbe pleaeant feature of tbe ciaae of the day'a feativi tle?. R. E. Lee Camp aoticipates tbia hsppy reanion of aotvivoraof the Army of Northern Virginia as t'o little ones tbe approucb cf Ohrlatmaa, aod every thlng will be in readineee at an early hoor tonight. Tho tablea will be apread in the capaclrna pirlora of tbe Coofede rate Wieran's lla'.l on Prince street, near Oolombas, and the ladiea' anxiliary aocietiea of the camp, which of lateyeara have acted bb the caterers, will prepare tbe templiog edibles for the occaaioo. The membere of M. D. Oorse Camp, Sina of Oonfederate Veterana, as ia tbeli coatom, will attendin a body, and many otbera too yooog to have beeo wearers of the gray will be preaeot to partake of the doal feaat for body and soul. It would aeerad.fhooltfor the speakera at theee rennioDB, occorrlog aa they do annoally, to say anything original con. cerning the great aod lilaattloos m?n wbo figured in the short bot eventfol hiatory of tbe Boutbern Oonfederacy. Bat tbe prlaclplee for wbich tbey con tended, tbeir genias aod nobie livea will Bffjrd tboogbt and soggesibn tbrougb out the ages, and there Is every reason to believe that tbe addresaes tonight will, bb heretofore, abouod ln orgioallty, aa the themea are like tbe meal barrel and oll croae of the widow of Sarepta? aimply Inexbauatible. RELIANCE FIRE COMPANY. A well-attended meetins ol the Reli aoce SteBm Fire Eogine Company was held Ia?t nlght, The followlng officerB were elected: L. E. Ubler, pre^ideot; J. R. N. Oartln, flrat vicepresldeni; J. Sidoey Douglaes, aecond vlcr-preaident; R. C. Solllvan, secretary; F. 0. Glss eow, asaistant aeoretary; W. II. Bonle, jr., treaaorer; Smlth WilliamB, recorder. Actlve offioera, A. D. Orimea, captalc; K. W. Ogden, firat lleatenant; W. M. (ilaagow, second llenlensot; Ojnrad Schwab, commander of hoae. Eaecn tive committee. W. P. Taylor, J. Y, Williamaaud W*. H. Bjntr., ar. Tbree Bpplicationa for membership were recelved and a committee was ap poloted to confer with other actlve com panlea for the pnrpoae of maklng pre liminary arraogemeots for tbe firemen's convention which meet? in this city io Argntt. Tbere was an oyster roaat after tbe meetiog at which Impromptu epeechea were made by eeveral meoaberB. GEN. LEE'S BIRTHDAY. Today la the 103rd anniveraary of .he birth ol (ien. Rohert E. Lee aod ia a holiday in tbe ?e?eral Soolhern stater. In thlB city the banks were olosed and the achoolo were given holiday, bot otherwlse boslnpss waa condacted aa asnal. Tonlgb. Lee Camp will hold ita anoual banqnet in honorof the occaaion. The banqutt tonight will be prealded over by Oommaoder W, A. Hmoot. Uoo. E. W. Sinndera will reapond to the toaat "Gpnersl L.e;" Hor. J. W. Oollicr, Sona of Veterana; and Oapt. 3.B. Davis, Women of tbe Etoutb. Adjatant 0. S Taylor will read Qsn. Lee'a farewell addreaa Tbe Invooatton will be dellv ered by R?v W. J. Morton, chsplain cf the Sona of Veterana. Toe bacquet wil' be held at 7:30 o'eloak. OPERA HOUSE. The DeRm Bros. Ideal Mloslrels eome this stason as a |u tranteei a'.trac tion from the excellent pertfrmaoce given by tbem here in previi ai seasoof. Tbe company thta eeason is enla'ged, both in innbera and paiapbernalia, car rylog special scenery for every act pro duced. It ia sald tbat a prettler Btage ptoturebas never been aeen than the grand acenic firat part?"A Scone in Italy." Seven big vandeville acta com prlae their iocouiparable (lo. Tbe ex? cellent braaa band of aololats will reoder a bigh-clasa concert at aeven o'clock to? oight in front of tbeOpera Ilooie. The engagement la for one nlght only. OORPORATION COURT. [Judge L. 0. Barley preeiding.] E. E. Lawler vi. Norlolk and Waab ton Bteatnboat Oo., a snlt for f 91 30 for damagea for delay in laodiog provisiont at the company's wbarf In this city; jory and verdict for plalatifl for $91.30, aobj?ct to demarror to evidence. Mr. Lawler waa repreaentsd by Mr. G. L, Boothe and tbe steamboat company by Mr. 8. G Brent Com. va. Arltiur E Welch, appeal from tbe decialon of tba Police Ooar*, wbo flned the defendant $100 fcr aell Ing whlekv on Ohriatmaa; case cjo tlnned till Fndav. _ BANQUET OF OHAMBEB OF COMMERCE. The committee baving ln charge tbe aecond annual banquet of the Cbamber ofOommeroe, bave abont perlected tbeir plana for the bacqnet which will be held at Armory Hs.ll on tbe 27tb iostant. From the present ootlcok thia will be one of tbe largeat attended and moat elaborate ailelr of ita kiod ever beld ln tbfs city. It will nnmoer among tbe oat-of iwon goesta and speakera aome of oor moat prominent pnblicmen. REM AINS FORWARDED. The fnneral services of the Iate John F. Miller were held la;t nlght at De? maine <* Sin'a chapel. Tbe membera of the Glaseblower'a Uolon aod oihera were in ettendance. The eervlcea were condootad by Rev. J. R. Sevler. pastoi of the Second Presbyterian Ckufajsa. Later the remaina were forwarded to Oaoal Fulton, Obio, where the Inter ment will take p'ace. CHARTER. A charter haa been granted to tha Loudonn Oonnty Eoaocipailoo Aaao? ciation (lor.), Purcellvllle. J. R. Hicks, preaident, North Fork, Va.; Lnlher S'.cwart, vice preaident, Purcell? vllle,; H. W. Olark, apcretary, H tmll ton. Capl-Bl: Maximnm, $15,000; mlniraom, $500. Obj rcte: An a?Boca. tion of tbe olorel race to celebrate rjfptember 22 aa EmanMpatlon Day. DEATH OF MKS. WILSON. Mrs. Nellie Wilsoo, dtughter of Mr. Alsxaoder Murray, formerly of this oity, died in Memphis on Monday. The rimaina will reach tbia city tonight and the fooeral will take phce tomorrow moroiog. The serricea will be condact? ed by Rev. P. P. Philllpa. Ni bosineee waa tranaaeted at the meetloBjof the Young Man'i Sodality Lyeetim l?at olgh:. PBReJONAL. Mia James D. Q baoo, of Weilaburg, W. Vi , is visting ber mothar, Mr. Taomae Leadbeaier. Mtp. Elmuod P. Dindridge, o'Lewls to?n, W. Va., ia v?aiting her par. nta, Bshopad Mir. A S Lloyd. Capt. George W. Maya ia eerlooaly i!l tt hia homo on King atriet. Mr.?. Sallie Oatcr Hopper gave the !ia'. of two prettily arraogei bridge partiei testerdiy a' ernon at ber apart ment In tbe 8'. Paal In Bil'.lmore. Among tte gutata waa Mrr. Wn, B bmoot, of this city. Mr.?. Oharlea A. Webb and Mra. James Oator, of Ballimore, art< goaaU of Mra. Wlllam B. Smoot. Miaa Uuth lleoderaonia a gneat ol Mr'. H a. Ohealey and caaghtera ln Frederlckaburg. Mr. James II. kUrriaon and Miss Ruth Beach were aoarrled last nlght at the par<onaga of tbe M. E. Ohnrcb Soolh by Rev. 0. D. Balla. Mr. L. II. Machen la coofined to hia home by a!ckne?a. Mr. K. Kemper ia crltically ill at the home of hla daaghter io Waahlngton. Mr. iUnjamlo Bagge.t la conflned to his home by aickneaa. Mr. Jalian Ohanncey Is auflpring from IndiapoBlllon at hia home ln West End. 8TI0K8 TO HIS LAST 8T0RY. H cry Smitb, tbe negro who haa been senteooed to be electrocuted on tbe 13.h proximo for complicity ln the mnrder of '.Val.fr F, Schnliz, and who ia now lo thejail at Fairfax Coorthouae awaltlng tbe appearaoce of a goard to condact him to the peoitentiary at Rlcbmood, ia repeattng the atory he told while in jall Io Alexandria after baving been con victed of mnrder in the firat degree. He still affitms tbat his teatimooy agalnst JohoBon, Pines and Doraey waa inspirad by policemen of thia elty. LOOAL bTjEVITIES. Tbe initiatory degree was conferred npon sixcandidatra at the SareptaLodge of Odd Fellowa laat night. No liMioees of Importance waa trana acted at the meeting ofthe Yooog Men's Senate laat nlght. Tbe aasoclatlon ad j inrned to meet Febrnary 16. The annnal atockholders meetlnga were held here today of tbe Tbree Rivera Company t od of tha W. T. Walker Brick Ojmpany for the elecllon of directora. Nice hogB, believed to have died of cbolera, were dlicovered tbia morning in the ravlne between Waahlngton aod Colnmbna streets, near Hantlog creek. Tbe police are after those wbo tbrew the dead animals tbere. Mrs. Loclnda Herbert Everifield, widow of John L. Everafleld and daogh ter of the Iate Hod. John Carlyle Her. bt rt, of Waahlngton, died In Washing? ton jesterday. She waa an anot of Oapt. H rbort Bryact, of this city. After a heavy rainfall laat night the aky ekared. Today the weather baa been fair aud niil '<?-. Look yourself rquara in the eye and aak youreelf to your face if you dou't think it bettpr to eat good food that agrees with yoa ?n-i hf bealthy, than to elwaysgo arouod witb th?t balf atarvefi wce-be/one !ook of the men or women who think they crn't all rd to l>?v ihe best. In tbe worda of Mr. Einstein: "When yon want what you want, get tbe beat you can get and the best plsce to get it ia at the (Atith Marketi northweiit corner Kiog and Alfred atreets, home of tha clas'ieat Iine rt nure food prodncta in alexandria. Sylvan Bloadheim, the Auth Stand and the Auth Mirket. Tho Llodoer Saoe for Ltdles fine wear baa no rqual. John A. Mareball A Bro? 422 Klog atreet. JUDGEI0 8UE ATrORNEY. Tbere waa a new luta In tbe Wil llama-Saoders cteewhea it waa annrnic ed yeaterday that hrmr r Supreme Oonit Julge Joaeph Saidsrs.of Weit Vlralnla, will bring anit againat A'torney Oensral elect Samuel W. Williame, ol Virginia, (or $25,000. It It B*.id the paptra are helog prepared at B u ft-alr*. Ju Igo Sandera waa Bttuel on the hrad witb rn inkwell thrown by Jadge Wlllisma r)u? iog a dlapnte in a crurireom at Weleb, W. V*., eeveral montha ago, Jadge Wil lismt was indictad for a felony and bis case waa yesterday postponed nntii Ftbmary 3. __________ Coast train Nc 7 on the Northern Pacifio was derailed Ust night near Blne Graas, N. D , thirty tnil*s west of Mantan, lularing tiftyor MJty persoca, aeveral aeriouily. A brokea r_il it given aa the causs. THE GOVERNOr" IN WA5HING TON. In welcomiog Ihe conference ol gov erntra at the Wbite Hauea yeaterday afternoon, Preaident Taft Indnlged ln a liule goodnalured speculatlon aalo how tbe Engliab aystem ofexecntiveanthorlty mig.ht work in thia oonntry, eapeclally with reapect to givlog the execatlve tbe right to ari i e matters cut with tbe legls lative brancb, and go before the people If oeceasary. He sald be would llke to have heart to heart talks with eome of the governora as to their methoda of pro curlng leglslatioo. "I wnold eepeclally like to aak Gov ernor llsrmon how be managrs with a republican leglalatnre ont io Obio," aald tbe preaident. "I cin aiiore him," added Mr. Taft, "that there are strog glea even when yon ha-re a Coogreaa which nomlnally is of ycur own party. "There la no oae mourolng over cur lack of tba Engliah system of govern ment in tbia coaotry for we cai never bave it, bnt yon governora, as wall aa I, bave felt at tlmea tbe iejattlce of critl cism wbicb comea to the execatlve be? cause of a lackof tbe Eogllah ayatana. Preaident Taft addreaaed the governora aa "my dearfellow-execntlveaandfellow* eDflerera " Scorea of ihirt-waiat makers were bralsed today aa a raenlt of riota io front o' tbe Bijoo Sh'rt VYaW Company, New York b/between 200 girla, girl a rlkera and non nnion employee. Police re aervea with diffcnlty separated the com batanta. Fcnr atrikari were arreeteCj A rare bargain aod one tbat ia iaa ? Ing can be obtalned at ths ahoe atore of John A. Maiaball & Broa., 422 Klcg street, Look at the window diaplay, Ceotral Montana ia today again Ia the grip of a aevere bllzzard. There haa been oo train eervice into Lewiatown since Satorday night, tralos being beld np in the vicloily of Jadith Gap. Haatf soow drlfts tave filled the cnta. There la no auflerlog among the paatengers so far aa knowr. John R. Walab, coovicied Ohicago bauk: r, entered tbe feleral priaon at Lsaveoworth, Kat., today to baglo aerv Iog hla five yeart' tetm for mlaapproprit ting fnnda for Ohicago banka, _2j_gB_M| in i\u-.,r coi'Nti' Washington 250 WOMEN'S SUITS AT $10 Wortb S19 75?S2I75?$29 75._ THOMPSOI i ftPPICH wish to announee that they have opened at No. 107 South Royal Street, the second lloor of the Aitche9on Building, a General Real Estatc, Loan and Insurance OMice where they will be pleased to have the public call for an Livestigation of their Real Eatate, Loan and Insur.ince propo8itions. E. A. THOMPSON GE0? L? APPICH Virginia News. A. H. Oarvin, a Olarke connty bnsl ne s man, died yeaterday at his home ln Mlllwood, aged 70 year*. For many years he condncted a flour mil'. A. H. Snyder, cditor and part owner of the Daily News and Rockiogham Reglstar.dledln U .rrlsor.fcurg yeaterday, death belog doe to tabarcalcflis of the throat. Oapl. John P. Joocb. aged 71 yeari, a prominent Oonfederate vtteran, died Mooday night at hishoma in Oharlottee ville. H i wts a nstlve of I'.ucklngham conntj, havlog been boi-a aod resred near Diana Mil.'s. D. Lawrence Oroner la atrongly in dorsed for the dis.rict attorneysbip and Robtrt H. Talley, lt Is rald, will be te talned as the aaeistsnt dlstrrct aitorney of the Fastern District cf Virginia by Jndge L. L, Lewla, who bas jost been reappointed aa district altornaj. At an early hour yeaterdsy raorning tbree men, at the polnta of n volverB, held np Frank Ooleman, nlgbt nperator of the Norfolk and Western RaL'road at Elkton, and got away with $42,70 ln ctsh. The robbers tled OjlemBi'a hands and feet and then bonnd hltn to a post in tbe office. Ooleman wns foirod by the crew o.? a Irelght train which easnato a a^op becanse the proper sigoal ww* oot d'splayed. Latbrop, Uaaklns & Co., Fall, New York, Jao. 19.-Tbo big riock exchange firm of Lathrop, H tskina & Co., went down with a craah today when Hocklng Ooal and Irjn ritoak, whleh for the paat few daya haa beeo under pree sore, broke fifty poinls io 37. The re inlt haa been a decidedlv noeasy feeliog lo Wall street and mnr-t of the big In teresta ure personally watcblng the market. It is rnmored that a seesational break in many llnes is impending and condltlona on the exxhauge are ex (remely paoicky. The maiket opaoed today feverlsh and nnsettled many i f the cloaely betri sprclaltles being nnder pressure from tfc e bsars. The La'hrop firm was organired ran Febrnaiy 6, 1900. L. O. Latbrop, ita f irmer pmldent who died In 1007, was (<r a time president of the Oolorabia and H icklog Valley Ooal and Iron Oompany. Tba defonct firm consisted of Henry Staoley, the board member and Henry S. Leverlch and Fanny O.aves Lathrop. Tba reaaon for tbelr failure waa the re actlon in Hockiog Valley which, from |a low levsl of 21 3 8 less than a year ago hadjbeen forced whlch nntll on De cember 31 last it waa qaoted at 91 12. At tbe Haaklna efflces no statement waa made, lt being aaid that no an nooncement regardlog liabilitiea and aa sets waa poaaible at tbis timr. .ffacts of tba Flood, Pittabarg, Jao. 19.? Police boats are actlve lo tbe lower river dlatiicia ot Plttsbnrg today movlrg famillee from tbalr bomes or carryiog provlaioos tr> thoae wba are already hemmed in by water and have taken refoge In the np per doors of the bonses. Thonsands of men are tbrown out of work tcday owlng to factoriea and milla belog flooded at Oaroegle aod otber poinls. Plttsbnrg, Jan. 19. ?After cansing tba loaa of one life, tbe Icjary of many per sons, and damaging property to the ex tentof several tbooiand dollara tbe flood here caoeed by tbe breakiog of an ica gorge In the Allegheny river reachad ita crest shorily afteroooo today. Tbe watera are expected to recede tonlght. Dlspatcbes from Evanavilla aay con slderabla anxlety .cxper'eaced at tbit plaea, inousanda are watohing for the firat aign of tba approach of tbe lee gorge. COURT OF APPEAL8. The proceedings of tbe Cburt of Ap peals ye.terday wrre aa followa: Boutbarn Ralway Oompany va. Balley. Argaed and sabmitted. Notliogbam et al. vs Acklae, sisignee et al. Argaed and sabmitted. IN MEMORIAM. l In *s. bnt lovin* remembrance of JOHN E WKLSH. who departad thi* life, January 1?, 19i7-.hr** yaars ago todav. Ood called bim home it waa hia will, But in *nr h**it* we loved him (till; His mataory is a* daar today Aa ln tb? hour be neaaad away. Bt H19 LoYliiO MOTaH, Miss doald to Marry Aadrew J. Drexel. New York, Jan. 19.-Now York socletlea people have not encceeded In catchlng breaths ftt followiog the an nonncement that MtrjorleGonld, dangh ter of George Jay Giuld, and the brightI partlcnlar priai ln the matr'mooial market, haa bealowed her yoong aflec tiooa of Authooy J. D.exel, jr., of Philadelphla, batter koown io hia lo timatea aa "Tony." There is weepiog and waillng all over Ear i>3 followlng tbe tiasbing of the newa over iherr.' Tbe Amalgameted Societv of Pauper Noblemen and Fortnne Hinteri wbo had markad tbe Oonld fortnne for its owo, haa adcpted reaolullona of despair aud ordered tbe cbar er draped for slxty daya. It waa tco moch. Had not eveo a prloce cii-red his banii aod his debts to tbe yoong Amerlcan and abe rejected the offar to wear a crown, albelt lt was a tlnael one, to marry a commooer. The marriageof MissO .nld andyonng Drexel will link two prlocely Amerlcan fortnnee. _ Prtaentatlon of a Loviag Cup. Toklo, Japan, J?r.l9. -The preseota tlon of a loviog cup lo the Jspauise Naval CI.ii by tha officera of tbe Amercin Atlanlic fleet wbieh occnrred today aas tbe occasion of a love feast between the naval officers of tbe two powers, Many of the b'ghest naval officlals of Japan were present. Admlral Robbard of tbe American flaatpresented the oop, fallcltatlog the two na'.looa oo their closa friendsbip. Naval Mlnister Sailo, of Japan, lo acceptlng tbe m? ln bphalf of ihe Japaneaa naval ofHoera said: "Tbe glviog of tbis cnp Is a proofof the cordlal relatlons exlstlng not only between i at navlea botbttveeu the people of the two great ccuotries. I belleve this act will slreogtben 'he friendsbip chaln, the firat liok of wblcb waa forged by Oommodore Perry jeais ago. _ Palace"_urned. OoniUntlnopIe, Jan. 19?-Fire today destroael tbe Ohlragan Palace, where tha sesalons ot tbe Tu kith Psrllameot are held. Manyvauible records were deatroyed, the loss of which ia llkely lo embarrasa the goverument greatly. Tte palace waa a hlstorlcal edifice. Tbe loas la estlmatedatBeveral mlllion dollari, Inc'iiilog rare furni tre and fixiurea tbat had a ftltu far In excesa of their iotrlnaic wortb. The orlglo of the fire has not beeo determloed. lt Is bolieved that the palace la ao badly damaged tbat it will practlcilly bave to be ret lt. It la anooanced mat 0. O. Smitben, named on Monday as United States marshal for the Kaatern distriot of Vir? ginia to ancoeed Morgan Treat will transfer the marahal's offlce from Rich mond to Norfolk. IHE ANTIHALOON LEAOUE. Abandonlng the pollcv of lecal op tlon for wblob the Antl Salooo League of Virglnla haa fi'i/ht for a number of years, and nnder which the greater part of the state bas become dry ierrltory, the leglalative committee reported ln Rlcb mond last nlgbt totbe nlntb annual con ventloo of that organlziticn in favor of a s'ate law whlch wM provlde for state option. WhMe not contemplstlog the Immediate election of tbe submisaioo of tbe qaeetlon of etate-wide probibltion by the legialatore, tbe report calla for the paaaage of an act wblob will allow the votera ol Virglnla to call aa election an tha qaestlon of itate-wide prohlbltioo whenavar \ ooe-fonrth of tba qnallfied voters may damand il. In ble annnal addraaa President At* klns took :ba gronod that tbe time bad come for a forward atap Governor*elect Msnn sopport* tha measnre aigned by Dr. Oannoo, nrglng tbe paaaage of tbe law fcr the etate-wlde vo'e when ooe-fonrth of tba eleotoraaak lt. THE annnal mtetina of the itoekboHer* of tbe JCLIl's LANttBORGH FURNI TUaF. AUD CARPEr COMPANY for the elentioo (f offi*?r. and inch other baaineaa aa mar come before it, will ba held at Hotel Fleachmann. WEDNESDAY, Febroary Oth. 1910. IBVIN H. HOLLANDEB, janl9 wlt-w Pecr*lary and Treaaaret. FOR SALE. Ten horaspower "0 A8." ENOINE aod ten hortepoarer BOILEB excell*nt condition; iuit th* thinK for ? wood rard or iroall ahop. $110. BA%*SER 8TEAI1 LACNDRY JhfUJI LOR - Ou Henry atreet, between Dck* ar.d King a-.rteta, a FIVE DOLLAB NOTE. Haiubl* raward will b? paid for ita r.t.rn to AAP.ON LEWI8, 181$ Qoeen etrsel, DRY GOODS. Woodward & Lothrop New York?Washington?Paris Fancy French China At One-third to Ooe half Regular Prlcea Odd dainty pieces from one of Limoges beat makers. With thaae are eome piecea from our own atock-cdd pieces of which there remain but one, two, or three, Bonbon Dishes, Mayonnaue Diahes, Cracker Jara, Chocolate Pitchera, Mannalade Jars, Bureuu Set?, Sugar and Cream Sets, 1 ea Pot, Sugar and Cream Sets, Salad Bowls, Cake Plate? Cefery I rays, Pio Travs. Plates, asaorted sizes and decoratlons, Pitchera, After Dinner Cof fees and Saucers, Tea Cupa and Saucers, Bouillon Cup* and Saucers. 25c to $5.00 piece. Fiithdooi-Gst. ImportcdjWillow Clothes Baskets aod Hampers Theae represeut an impartsr's simple Iine and are made from tirat qaality wlltow stock, in deairable ahapea aud siae*. Willow Clothes Baskets, Woven Eod Handles. 50c, 65c. $1, Sl-25 and $1 50 each. Worth from one iliird to one-half more Willow Clothes Hampers, Hinged Willow Cover $150, $1 75, $1 and $1 50 each- Worth about one half more. Fifth Flooi-lHh at. 'Fit for a Quecn t? whether she sits on a tbione or merely reigns in yonr heart. That is what good judges say of our jewelry and trinkets. See our collectionof rings for in6tance. It ir.cludesbaby, birthday, class, en gagement and wedding rings. It containa rings of every price, but not one of poor qaality, We have baby rings from 75c np. Ringa for young ladiea from $1 50 up. Boys' ringa from $2.00 up. Genta' rlng from $4,00 up. We carry all aizea and weigbta of Tifiany Wedding Ring:. H. W. WILDT & SON, Jewelers, J IMNORTII ROYAL STREET BELL PHONE 3V) GKOOKiU?. ? "ir-Banisay Hell* the Beat. FANCY EVAPORATED APPLES For sale by weight. G. WH. RAMSAY CHEAP. 20 and 25 Cent Candy 10 cents Malaga Grapes 15 cents at RAMSAY'S o-0-o PINEAPPLE CHEESE All sizes. G. WM. RAMSAY o-o--o Fancy French Prunes in jars and Canton Ginger Pots, Halves and Quarters G. WH. RAMSAY Genuine Codfish Shredded and in Bricka Fancy Bloaters G. WH. RAMSAY Pure Sap MAPLE SYRUP RAHSAY'S NOTICE Members of OSCKOLA TRIBE, N<T 1. J 0 H. if. are requeatel to be preaeDt on tbe 20th slaep t<> greet Brnther Otto Fiachc, Oreat Hachem ot the Diatriot ofColombia. who will pay us a viait on th? sleep. Mein bers of 8emino!? Tribe, No. 23, are mvited to bepreaent. B, order^ ^Hechen, ^ janl8 3t _Cbief of Recotda. MPECIAL NOTICE. NOITCE F. 0. ? All Raalea are rfouest ed to attend the meetinjj of Alva Aer:e WfcU NEaDAY, *%?'?^fl^rzr JottEPH Ii. WEOT, W, Sac. JBBi7 8t Whir=r-r=r Need an alarm clock to wake you theae cold norning*? Fe aure to get a good one There are none better tban those we offer you from 11.011 to m We guarantee that they'II keep good time and make noise enou^li to awaken you at the right hour, as well- You can't run any risk io buying any sort of a clock here. Siiuiidf rs & 629 King Street Sbaw-Walker Filing Devices AND PIow Motter Lcose Leaf Ledgers are tbe devices now usi'd in all first-claas upto-date busine*!. of fices, We have a stock alwaya on h_nd Ltt us ahow you We will be glad to. R. E. KNIGHT. ?..???,**.r ;: i You will find one of oir ex-;j |j cellent ; iChafing Dishesj ilandy and helpful in serving;; ]| the most palatable things _ ! quickly ! j |!$5.00UP| R. C. Acten & Sms] i 606 KING STREET 5 I * ? ? .m ItOOMS FOR HRNT. Ht Jav w**k or month at BT tr* f.p.01 OHTON'H CAFF, janl51__ 70'-7" Ki" RE Ltl CAMH, CON?? f'FEArt ? VETERAN8, will m-etal 7 0 | m. 19th day of January, '"??n,f '"' "' thebeno.net. "? A- SM' ? ? jan18 2t _(i-miian ?r. _ a/OB ??HT. Aldesirable FBAME DWELLM'G. M7 Oronoco atreet. in escellent condition, water, gas, and large yard Ai.plyat 7*8 King Street I*nl? 31_ FOB 8ALK. --1'wo 6-yar-old MABIB weighiog about 1.500 poundi nb. 8oonrt and gentla; eitr brole JOHtf PLAflKKTr, _ortoa \alley Poiteffi". Lor* tna autioB, Va. Janl7 8t