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T.l RSDAY EVI-N1N0. FEB. 17, 1910.
Jl..i.i>iN?i i >at a qaack la no better i iso a ihief, 1)/. Rolfe E. Hughea, of Laurers, S (J, in a papr-r read before the tarliih an.u.l conmt on of Ibe Tri-Mite Medical BatUt* io Kichmcnd ,ir, especially appealed to ihoie ..ad Ihe alvertisemti ti in rellg'u ue ra, tnosl ol woicb, he aaid, tJem>d - t o tbo i^iiiJ matter ol impoatera, ab', aifltit og tbai they could cu-e any ai d ?II hum*u IUa, duped 86 per oenf. of the rtaders. 'Th.y bblieve," aaid Vr. Has-bH, io raferriog ta tboe* who red Bii:h periodicals, "every word of it acd g3 on t'iroogh llfo from childhood a th DQderiyiog fsith pinoed to tbeir cbutch psper, Bnd wonld aa boou doul t tbeir n, im or t leir clergyman. A qaack," be coBiioned, "is no benr than a thle'. H9 is a robber, and the rellgioua pspeiB are helpitog him by ptous editorlala, acd wbile t .ereadcraonay have aome difficul ty in KtOfl z ngthedegrce of qaackeiy p;r so, be fiada uo Boch cb tacle io the cibs of plain aiealiog, and though thooghtleaB eoougb to timper with Lia pbysical corodillon, be doea reaent tte |_?ft wben be real:r.?a that tbe quack is roubiog him. Quickery aod robbeiy _:e eyDOOomoaa."' Wbile appareotly in no tenae an advecate of OhrlBtian Sc eDce, Dr. Hoghes much preferred lt to iho fcrma o? qiackery advertised In tbs religlim j >ornale. Ibere may Le cistB where the public ia imposed upen b/ certain ellrgtd paoaceas, bot it hsa aho been ahown tbat aome patei t med! clntB aro put up from prescrlptlona of rftrulariy licensed phjBiclana. Ibe daoger to nwfl of anch compoallion?, however, liea io the fatt lhat tieadvei tiserrenta often cauee tome people to imigine tbey are io netd of medicine when iu realu/ nofhlcg ia wrong wtb tbem. It BBKMfl tbat there are tt il people ln ih'a touutry who have not received thelr quaU im Bufticit of RocBeveltlsm, among vrbom ls Colonel J. llimllton Lawis, ol ChicBgo, wbo aaya: Tbe apirit cf tbe timea demanda ibai tbe powrrs aod profLs of governmet t ?hall b* di. i ibuted olrectly to Ibe many aod m i couct'otraied io Ibe handa of a /ow to be doled ont at thelr pleasnrr aod for thelr ber.fCt. The lasue ia not a parttaaa one between repioiicana and deaa ciata, lu*. of meanirea which raalt taiu the republican party In n iotended form r r eoavftl lt lo a dyoasty of offic al favoi.i >* or an oligaichy ol I ie fioauc al few. Mr RoosiveU can aay tbat oil Ika mcapuree he execnted when in offics wore a declaratlon of tae .le.mocift.ic platform, and thoee he repudi atei aod deoonnctd were doctrlneeof the the republican platfotm, he la br.ck j-iat where he bfKBD pnblic llfe?a demociat. 'f hen he will b." nomlnated aa candidate for tHp prrsidency on the democratic ticfc't He will have two obiarf. Oae istna: ine democratic aentlment in the corau initr, wbetber In tbe democralic or the rrpublicao party, will be /or him i his record as a re-iibllcao presi daol ex'cuting deuoocraticmeamres, and Jlt will t uioetupy the placa ot a poru latly chotta cWidate. Ihe olher ia to aeooaaplish in bietor/ what no olher man io cur govsroment haa done?to be the auccesBlul p*e*iclct.t oftvo aotagoniatic ?oolitica! partiea, Thia is one ol the idleat Ireama of the age, and whilo a long-gated anlmal is made to represont the democrat parly by tbe enemits of lhat organitatioD, the pait.r will certfilnlyrittbetempted to be come tbe tail of the Rooaevelt klte nnder an? conditlona. Mr. Bryao maintaing that liofsrvelt adopted hla policlea, bui th? democratic party wanta a man of it' owo adi. i .oo tocarry ont its platform, and II wlll awa'-t a time witb patieoce mtil it can place sach a one In tbe fttOlU i chair, There will be do fuilcn tviih I.oosfveltiaiu. Cot J^n-ii R, Wji.i,.\ni',aa herelo fore ititad ln the Ofzitte, will not ron for (Jjrgrtai from thia diatrlct. He cabled from Paris to Richmond ye?t.?r* day tbat li?' had uo inteotion whateverof ent ?ir.g the raie in the Eightb dia-ict agala t Mr. Oatlia. C.?I. Wiilard rosigatd from tho Oorporatlon Oommis ?I i rr>c?UB3 hew.u'd be forced to re mai.i aomftimo in France with bia fam IIr, bh wife beiog ill there. Oolonel Will.ud hcarl of tbe rumor tbat he vr nd !ini fr tlongrcas and cabled to ?MtMlths np rt, aa't waa abaolotely uafoaaded. Tbe iu aot was never glvfn aerhna conaideratloa by p?op!e io posi tions io know, notwilLit mdiog cerlslt asacaoaa msde thexaelvea acllve in Bpiesding it. Toe fadtiat Mr. Oailln is to fncounter uo aerlona oppoaitlon for re-tlrction Is tbe beat ioifirati'.'D of tb? ?ppracUt on in which beis beld in hii district Ihe lu'k of tuflragana srr alwsya coct -nt witb cottnuing inaei ?ice a faith u'aud iffi:ient repreeentt tive, ti:, uifo tintcly, in all poliiica1 camps there is a cn: io percentage wb( aeem to fatien npon oppoaili id, and lhi? elasa Ia alwejs lockinaj arcuod for com pftii g candidates for reaaona wbich it Ir oeedk.B to mtpilon. Peraonally thej have m latetet a eUsVtf competit.r, bu are proue to gft.ttr arouod poll'.ical pit bolliogs aod drink fr^m tbe ladlaa cf ?11 oadida'.cB. Tbe loavra aod tbe Cshes figured bu idrede of yeara i g > wbi a more vi'.al isiuea were conceroed. Tbey bave always beeo promloeot IbcIoib in politicp. _ It Ii aaid tbat Lun Ric, a well-koowo clroaa mao of by gooe yeara, bad a mtdi i atu:k for the parpcse of preaenting tbe aame ta Alexsodria ytu'.bs. H I siid be bad via.t :d ctarly every city in t'ie clvi? |lt_| world aad believed tie boys of this cit/were more miscbievous t ian thoae of aoy ttier place. Tbe c!icaa_ao| bowever, ia bdleved ta have teeo |U lty of iibil, as Alexandria boys ara oo more t irrors t iso tbe younger gtnerit oo io other c t es. Io Alexandria boys are to bedreaded oo Hallowe'eo nigi t btt io Rlcbmood they are rqaally michievoaa oo Valert oe nlght, aa the/cllowing| rcm ooe of tbe papera of tbat cA] on Mon* day sboas. Small boys who cut ampla'e carrylog of! tbeir neigbbor's gt t ? and palotlcg the bandle od tbe froit door rtd, oo Bt Va'tiiUDb'B nigbt, ?b< Q d harkeo to t e waroiog siuided by Osptilo George Pull'u-k, tt police heariqaaititB. It is a curuui coinc'.deoce io cooocctioo wi.b tie wsrniogsei l] u by tae poiicedepait meLt, that Ju t ce Crotchfield's m D I waa crowdcd oearly every day laat week with yoitaful prisooere. Tbe mijiri'y of tbe boys wereBrrested oo Otnrch Hill wbere aeveral boodred dollars wcit i of proper!y had beeo dearoyed by their "pranka." A wom.vnV tempeiance meetlog waa brougblta a euddeo close io MiKees pori, Pa., receotly, aod a separtt oo be? tween a mao aod bia wife is aboot to follow. Mrs. Mary Mocre, of that city, bas filed auit for divorce agaiost ber buibaod, Jamea N. Moore, allegiog cruel acd barbanui treatmei t, Mra. Moore Is a atrict probibitiooist and ls a leader io tae movement to make Mc Keeaport "dry." Oae day laat summer ahe had a meetirg of aoi-drlnkiog women at ber home, when ooe of t lem went to tbe Ice-cooler for a drlok. Ioatead of pore eprlog wit;r comlng from tbe ?plgot, the liqoid had the tasteof liqu ir. I-VFit'gation ptoved that Mr. Moore bad hidden a whisky bott'e in tbe ice cooler, uad the msld, in puttiog io an? other cake of Ice, amaahed the bnt > After tae diacovery Ihe women's probl. bition meeting broke op horriedly. --JLM. ?- ? From Washington. V) rmpc-den:* ot the Alexandria Gaxette Waahiogtoo, Febrosry 17. ?'3hall I have a caumilo aet'.le the fnubleeome qii?Btioo aa to whether the Hoose will investlgste the high prices of liviog.'' Tbls ls the questlon that Speaker Oaoooo has been asklng hia Irlenda today and ibe declaioo Beems ta bs ibat tbe sptaker sball have his cbu car. The iosurgenis are oot a llltle amused ?t tbe way Mr. Oannon \n t? qusation ti'. tbrysay that lt IKiuiratM tne shu .tion in the Hoose better than aoytbiog elae thtt has beeo said. Tae high price of liviog propoaitioo ia a twt - edged aword aod io handliog it the Uad ers of tbe H me are bavlog hard work to fiod aoy portioo of the blade that dora oot oot. The reaolntlon thtt wbb pre? aented ooaoinv i -ly by tbecomml t w oo ? ayB aod incans providiog tbat that commline sboold ooot^iut the loves'.lgt tion is oow witb t'ie committee oo ni'es. To get it out iovolvea a doable daogtr. Aoy report from the committee on rnliB is subject to ao ameodmeot tba: will rtviae tbe Caonon ut'cs, ? ui the speaker efl tbe committee on rulea aod loaert tbe loaorge-t pro gramme io lleo of tbe presei t aystem. Secondly, the report ls sabject to bo ameodmeot that woold give the II me ;oe power to elect the investigaiing comrnlilee aod tbis might resull in a committee fiat would bave aome very barah thioga (o aay aboot the Uriff aod troals In order to g'ttho matter be? fore tbe H )0.sp, it is oeceaaary to have b republican r< i. ;ua a_ti to get euoogh insurgoots ioto ihe caatui to ioaure vlctory for the programaae. Tbe Indicr. t odb are t idsy that t ita cao be dooo oecause tbe demccratB are nowilliog to mlx op Ibe rules figat with the cost of liviog ioveitgatioo aod some of the iosorgeots want to sttcd by tbe dr no crats io tbi*. The democrats, they say, atood with them aod they sbooM ni ? a;. tempt to foroe the rules Icaje o t 1 the democrats are ready. There will be at. other opjnttuDlty to t?ke >i? the rulea u8ht,the; u-ge. Iothlsclass areMeasrr. dayea, of Uallfarois, aad (iirdoer, of Msssuchasettes. Tha demociatic mem bets of tbe Hoose are inclined to take. tie view thtt the roles figbt cao bc postpooed. Bath Oiamp Ulark atid Oacar Uaderwood are oo tbe comm ;t?e oo wsys aod meaos, they say,aod cao be t <iafed t; do the right kiod of pnblog oa tbe cost ol liviog. 8ame of tae k eargecu say tbit no oppiitanlty to amend the m'es sboold be ailowed I > g by and tiat, tf i iey go ioto caucoa oo tbia propoai.ioo, they .will not get an o'.ber chaoce u lleas i la hedged about h nt auch > way. Mr. Dwigb! ('ta. N. Y ), republican wb'p waa ioslrncted t >day to c int ooaea to fiod oat how maoy republlcaos will uome ioto cau on. Aa it atands now, neltber ibeorgan! zitloo nrr tbe ioaurgeota koow their streogth. A rirprlsiog revelallon made by Ohairman Martin A, Krapp, of tbe lateratate Oommerce Oommissloo, ta tie *seoale committee cn interita'.e committee was ln the aia'.emcnt that | ae Taft iotei atate commerce bill doei not prereot holdiog conpanles from cootrolliog oumpetiog railroad lioes. It wai ttated p'ainly enn.jb, be seid, that a railroad coiporatioo could oot cott.-ol a compstiog hoe lul placed oo Bnch natfkt oo on a holdiog compaoy. ii) made no arni ment oo t ie maf.er, bnt aaid thecommu sloo woold slmply csll tbe attention cf Otrgress to tbe matttr so tbat It naight decine wbetber it was desirable to leave that accticn of ibe bill oncbanged. Mr. rvnapp exprersed commlaaion'a diaar proval of tbe bill by Represeotativt raliaftiro, (ltm. Fis.), dcBigned to pei aait exptess compaoies to traoipcri fie packages for t ie perseoa! ose of iia owr. offioera or employea or thoae of otbei oommoo carriera. A re^ujit tbit the altoroey-jieneial ol ?h? Uoited tt tfB ictt u e prcceedinga i<s.r.st t_t Ameri'an T.lephooe aod relegrsph Oompacy, oo t'ie grcuod of al.fged cooapiiacy in r?*,t?t_t ol t.ade, \ Mill probsbly foiiow tbe m t sartcd io Olevelaod, Obio, by miooiit/ aiock bnldera ol ihe Uoited *>tatea aod Oajs> to_* Telfphore compmiee. dslore loJsy'B meetlog of tbe Hctnfl committee on agriiu'taru Mr. L. Man dehaum, of the New York Ootton Ex cbaage, aaid: "Tbere ls ao a teropt being made ngtt oow tl oauoioe atl thesjutbero cottoo mllli; if t'ie plan ia Baccessfal, tbe prodactr, aa well as the coaaamer, will be abbsolately at the merc/ of tie apinoer." Bioator Bmllh, of Mchigan, is dc cUred by hie phjabiaos to be auflering ron ao attack tf ?p;e dicit s aad tbey htve advieed that be mOmit to ao ope r itlon. The seoator haa beeo ill for sev eral dsys. Tbe presldett today aent to tbebenate the Domioslioa of Barocs G.llispie 11 be U 6. attoroey for ihe weitjrn distric; of Virginia. Folka at t ae capital are wondcriog to? day whctbir tbe newly diecovered jozer in tie corporattoo tix aettion of tbe Aldrict-Payoe tar fl law jit happenrd, or whe.her some ooe slipped it in when the rraaldeit waan't lookiog. Ae mat:ers lt nd now tie poblicity fe. t are of tols racteare is a desd letter. UolesB Oongress sball rxake 8 specUl arpr piiatioa of $50,000, whlch tbe tresaury dcpanment er t mates aa eecea sary lor tbe piarpoie, the retoroa of the m? rb thao 400,000 corporatioos of tbe cuuotry which are tubjed to the tix, will remain in tbe arcbiveacf the deparl mei t sssecretd:cumecU Bath the r reai det t aod Bcting Secrt t iry N< u io in tbelr oorrerprndeocfl oo t ue aatjtct pnblUhed today make It clear tbat iu their opioion tie dipirmeit haa no funds wbicb l> woold be ai t iotiz-d to expeod In iodexlog aod atrangiog theae do u neots for i u >l c inspett on. Tbe $100,000 appropriated in tbe irgeot deficiency bill waa limited to expeoses fo-lhe "collectioo" of the tax. This nnexpected development la boood to creit < commotioo io Ooogrese. Oae of theatroogest argameots sdvaoced by the admlolatratlon wheo tbe corpora? tion tax amendment to the tar II bill waa under cooeideration was the poblicity fcatur*. Oongrtss appareoily accepted the presldett a view of the deairabillly for [ ubllclty of tbe boHloess of the great corporatloce. 8ioce tbe paesage cf the law, however. tbecorportt oosbave beeo btaieging i:e adminiatration for aomt modificatlon whereby publlcity might be limited 11 an extent Ibat would prevent nval corporatlona from learning eacb otber'a busiocis sccreta snd profiticg by them. Tbe prealdenl's dlscoveryjof the an* ii-ptiblicJ ? j iker waa bailed witb n u :b glee, therefore, by the corporation repre aentativea who bave been watching the progressof evetti in Washington. They are freely prcdicticg today that Oongrea wiil not grant tbe 150,000 add't onal appropritt on which toe alminlatralion regards as neceaaary to carry tu: the pablicity featare of tbe law. L?adera in Oongreaa are aomewhat at aea. They were totally uoprrpared for tbe discovery made by toe president. Undonbtrdly ao ifliit will ba made io provide tba de aired fonda, bot the indicationa are liat it will be f( ught vigoroaaly by (be special lutercB'B that woold be moat iffa ti1 by ibe par-sige of anch an approprl t on. Tbe offlclal reqaeaia for $50,000 need rd.lo carry out tooe provUiona of the pablicity parsgrapb in tbe corporatlona sectlon of the tarlS law rrached the Oapitol today io Ibe form of a letter ?rrllten by loternal Reveoua Oom misaioner R. E Oabell to tbe secretary of the Ireasory and t anamittetl by bim to the ?pproprl.tioca coramiltie of Ihe rJiu-e. Mr. C.bell io hia letter aayB: "Io carry out wbat appeara to be tbe ir not of .his section willneceas ut j rentai of qaartera ( B aide ut toe trtasury build iog, rqiipplng them, and organizing a force of clerks, meaaengers aod laborers fcr propsrly handling for \ u olio uie tbe great namber of itturoa tl at will be raada." Tbe re; u'tlican managera will tind Ibe money nr-edrd to carry out tbe pnblicity proviaiooa < f the t trifl law accordiox to th i best pillt o*l expertt on C ipltol III 1. No maiter what It coats Ihe law rxmt be carried oot in order to make good the paity'a campaign promiaea and a faiiurp to enforce tbe probing feau-tsof tbe sla'ue wcu'd be?u;h a palpable "lay down" to tbe big baalocai Interesta Iha' even the moat plaoslble aptllbiadera on th3 party would fiad themaelves tont iied wben t ley got i q I into tbe corogrea alonal oampalgn next aumttier. "Tho adminiatratlon is io a peck of trouble over this affalr," said Champ -Jlarke, Icader of ihe mincri'y in tho H, n e. "I. baa reached a point where it will eitber be obltgad 11 repaal the law or dig up tbe monry. Ihey'll dig op all rigbt, too, becaoie they don't dare do olherwiae; ihey t?ve got ta carry out the protlsiona cf toe law, no matter wbi i II costs ILcm in votes or money. Mr. Payue aooonoced on the floor of the II >ose i oe other daa when he wjs being prodded by Fiiz_erald that | ipy'd not amend the law but were goiog ta i ul it out to tbeletter. N > matter whicb way l ae tbSngs turos tu'. I coald lr_aginr tiat it woold m*ke very good uaateri.l fo: tbe democrat c party oext /all. "I bcpe tbe rfpublicaos can't flnd tbe mooey to eoforce tha law," sald Mr. R'Cbardsoo, cf Alabama. "I bave beeo agalost tbe corporst oh tax feature of the tar fl law from the oinet, for I ihink it ia ooo of tbe lo'qutouB specles of legld t'on ever put oo (he atatute books. A formil raling on the baais of the lit ers between i -ssiJent Taft and ac - iog Secretary Nuinn io regard to tbe j _cr was made poblic | ils afteroroo a' the Treaaury D.pflrlmint. lt iodicatee tbn there will be some si'.empt made to carry o it the poblicity feature desplte ?ack of apprcpriatioo fcr clerka to ocake op tbe records aa re'.urncd by tbe corpo ratioor. "Any peraoo," tbe raling read?, "otber than tbe Uxpayer making tbe retutn, or his duly appointed agent or attorney, who desirea to see soch r turo, sball make wr t en sppllcation to the eecretary of the trea u-y, who io bla diacreiton will, upon a pnper aboalng of caosr, approve eocb rrqursV A re qiiMt tl ui approved sbt n'd tben be pre H^oted to the corxmiss oier of loteroa! reveoue, who will then u ion perm t tbe nuiD in qieation to be aeen by the S| plicant u ion sucb conlt ons aa the see retary of tbe treaaury ahall bave im poaed." Tbe n.'iog today is sigoed by Oommlssiooer of Ioteroal Revenoe C - hell, aod appraved by acliog Secre'.ary Nortoo. A point of order will prevent Ibe pot Hclty fea u*e cl the corpoiatloo tax la* 'rom bec-'.ioing operi'Ive, if the plaoa of tbe republicai leadtrs of tbe li .oae aie aot cbacg'd br tbe force of poblic 'pinion before tbe eod of tbis session of O.iogreas. This ia tbe opirioo of Mr. Payoe, republic?otl)crlead?r aud chair* I man if the roaaaalUsa on waya atd noeaoa and of Mr. lawoey, chairmao cf tbe H me committee on appropriatlon*. Abd theae two men abaolti ly control fiosncial leglsat on of every kind In tie bwer br n >e of l) ingreaa. Ibe Uouse committes on navsl slliirs vblI la be sbowu that Commander l'?ary r*acbed tlie North Pole belore a vote of tbanks st* Conuress is tendered to tbe ixplor. erlt developedto day that the c>nimit'ee is oon* sidennt; aslcing Pesry to show his proofa be? fore aty actjou is taken on tne Botier bill to thank the explorcr. lt is rnmo'ed here thst a good federal sp pointment is soon to go to Wil iam P Kent, former consul at Qnatem-la City, sn<l a can didjte on the repoblican ticket lor governor of Virginia in tht last atate election. Today\s Telegraphic News Tha Seyler Brothera. AlantlcOity, N. J., Feb. 17.?Ibe lotai police received a diapatch from Dit'ctivra Miller aad Malseede today askiog tbat rtqu'sltion paptra be aent al once to Peteratirg, Va , oo which the rtturn to thia city of William Sayler ar d bis brother Orvis, wanted for the aur o*er of Jane Adam*,can be aecared. 1 his is uken here to mean tbal:t ie brothtra bave deciJed t?demaod formal eit a dition and will refase to re u -n t t'oerwlse The brothera foimeriy lived In Pe.er burr/. The police loaist tbat iiey have a per feet caae againat the pair, titbough tbeir relativea clalm t ley wlll be able to ahow an impregnable alibifor them when tiey are placed oo trlal. P> cause of Ihe eastrtions by tbe police t ia! ibey bave a good caae againat t ie brothera, there la conalderable fcollog agaio't them, especially aicce tbe police declare the girl was flrst cbloroformed, aaa:u';ed aod t ten beateo to de. 11. Ibe r.sult ofthe antopsy, however, haa not been mao"e known by the coroner and probably will not be until the grand jary passts upon the caae, A later diapatch from Peters! u g itites tbat tbe brjthers bave cbaoged tbelr mlnds ab< n demaodiog extraditioo aod tbey will come back withoot a right. It Ib likely that they wl!l be io jall here by tonight. PeUnborg, Vs., Feb. 17.?Dftectivea Miller and Malaeede, of Atlantic City, will leave here tomorrow morcing at 11:10 o'olock witb William aod Orvia Sayler. They will take tbe Ailan.ic Ooast line train which leavrs Rkhmoni at 12 oooo for Philadtlphis. TbeHeylera wereq leatloned forseveral hr.urs at tbe city j -il today by the de tecttves. Tbey made oo confeaaloo, but agresd to reiu'o to Atlantic City wiit out rrqnlaition. Tbe rieylcra formerly resided io Obes tr'ifield couoty near ilis city, wbere t ey atill have a brotber liviog. Duriog tbe Spiolsb-Ametlcan war William Seyltr was employed at the Petetaturg Iroo Works aa a laborer in Ihe depirtmeot making <>-cjecliUs for tbe goveomett The siuylers csme to Petersbnrg Fet roary G aod secored board at a boarding hcuse kept by E. A. Price. They sr cured employmcot at tbe plaat of tbe Peteraborg excelslor works. Tbe (Jreek Army and Navy. Oonatantinople, Feb. 17.?TheOreek army, nnder the direction of Oo). /. irbae, h 8<1 of (he Military LiBgue, is stili holdiog Atiena agaiest the hoatile navy, aocordiog to meagrr alvicea from Athecs today. 8e7*ral destroyers have had their ammunitton aapply selz d by the army aud are thoa pratt cally out of coao mlaslon. The tulk of the navy, how ever, la ont of reach of (he army, aod tbere ia great fear tbat tbe aggrleved aaiiora may yet attempt to ahell tbe Grcclan pjui and land an attackiog pary. Oo) /orbaa ia brinblng ioto the city all tbe aoldieia from the proviccUl gar risons and tbere ls little danger of the aailors doing any daraaga iu Athens. The magtzinea near Bilamla bav<s been aeizsd by the army, tu tiog cll a large part of the sapp io*. The exact ait iation ia difficult to lesro, owing ti the censorabip, which is ioterfering even with out golog mallr. Jumped to Her Deatb. New York, Feb. 17.?A baker waa paeaiog No. 1G8 i\ stree'. early yen?r day mornlng, carrylog a big baaketlul of fre*h bread wben aomelhlng dropped from the air into hla baaket, kcoaking him down and acatterlng hia bread io all directlona. Withoot waitiog to IM whr: had caoied the u.u oal occunence hert.-d. Other* raa to Ibe acene and picked cp Jennie 8bxolcky, seventeen yeara c!d, wbo ju nped from the roof ol a aix sttr; tenement houae brCt i e her iovi'i'a silectlon was coollog (rt. Sae atrack on her head and was loatantly killed. Iatk.il to Dt-alh." Anrora, Ii]., Feb. 17.?In fie little CJmetery at Garlyle, IU , Ihomaa Pbllllp, a farmer, bas jaat erected over the grave ol hia wife a tcrobstoce btarlng this e? | iph : Alite Phiilip. V.ura Aprii 10, l Daad Noverobtr I& Talked todeath by frieods, Mra. Pbiltlp waa aa lavalid for yeara, aoi, according t > ber busband, every acqadntacce in taeccustry oflered her auggestiona cn how to get well. She wis t ie aulject ol au:h Bolicltadr, end, (. -ordicg to Phiilip, wbb literally talked to death._ Cruwn Princa Gaor.e in Danger. B.'igrale, Feb. K.?Fjrmer Urown Prince (tiorge, wbo waa forcfd t> aai render tbe i u iceasorship t) the ihrone to ? yi u iger brother on ac: q .1 of b a will escapadea, ia today in danger cl d< 11 j from blcod poiaontog io the re mcpgarrlion it Mtlanoretz, in uortt e?'t>rn S.rvie, where he ia in exile. Ibe prlnce'B condition reau 11 from an ac> cidectal bullet wouod in his head, ?rd he is refinicg all medlcal tree. meat, de c'aring >na h a d a.h w.olJ le a gocd riddance to thcaa who for years hate been tryiog ta gtt him ont of tbe way." I ell Acrosi ? Stcve. Mcuil II dly, N. J., Feb. 17.--Mrs. Laura Oable waa rcmoved to tbe Bur. liogtoD Couoty Hiap'ul today indericg Irom serlous I u-ob ab< u the fece, oeck aod arma. Mra. Oabel has spar ments io the home tf Harry Giroo, and is tub jett to cpileptic fits. Io ooe of theae sbe fell Bcrofs a stove and fcer cond | M wss not discovered ntt I the membirs ol tta (laron family were att actelby be r er of baroing fbsh. Mri. Cabel ii In a etitieil coodidoo. Cap'ainCharles T. 1-illips. of Tcrts' month, clerk of the liaatings Court of Norf. Ik for tnirty yrars. died yetter day Cap'a n Ph llpa wai born in Poiti aiou'h N'ovember 20, 1S36. Hj served in tbe ?onfeder*te army, The Legislature. J. R chsrd Wirgfitld, of Albemaih, was yesterday coofirmed by both htutea ii ? member of the Btate Ocrporation Conamissioo, to succeed Joseph ?. Wil laid, who resigned last week by cable from Parls. The Hcu? won its loog fight agalost Bpeodiog mooey from coooty treasorlea for tbe paymeot of land aaaeasors, tba Senate agreeiog to the propositioo whicb leaves the matter optiooal with ccuaty sapervisors. The two hc es, bIso, got together oa the oomber of free holders necesssry cn a p< t tion calliog a couoty electicn to dccide oo the Utuaoce of county bonds for risd improvemeots. -KNATE Tbe B nate cocsomed much ot Its ses slon in argoment on the committee sub st t ite far tbe Klog tax commlssion bill aod opoo the llallan.l amendmen'.s. No vote was reached. Apeti'.ion wai also received from tte Mn a'.era' Uoion of Richmond aod Maocheater protestiog agaioat tie pas Bspe of the Rlsoo divorce bill. l'> 11a were lotrodaced: fo empower the board of vlsltors of Lee Oamp So! diera' Home to take into Ita posses-loo the mooey aod peisonar eflects fcuid in siid home beloogiog to aoy iomate thereof who bas died intestate, and to d'.spose of tbe ssme where no clalm is made therefor wlt'iin one year by aoy per<on entitled thereto; to provide for (he recordatioo of copies of certain papers frcm the rccords of tbe Uoited States caorts io bsokiupcy proceedloge; tbeir ttfect as evideoce aod tha fees whicb may be obarged by clerks fcr certain aervices io coooactlon therewltb; to amend sectioo 7 of cbapter 4 of an act coocernlog public servico corporation*; to pr t ct aod advaoco agriculne b; rrguiatiog the salo and r n'ity of agricu' it al lime aod the ^uiraotee aod coodi tioo opoo which tbey are tabe scld, aod fixiog the peoalty iocurrei for violati: n of tbe aame; snd lo rrqulre mam'ac :u'ers, bsitirs and dealera in soft drioks 11 psy a licaose tax. HOL'SR Tbe Hoose piesrd b; a large rmjority the Love bill, declsricg a ooc-resldeot of a tacbocl dlviaion ioeligible for the office of superioteodent by a vote of 70 to 16 The b;ll now goea to Ibe Senate. The loru anco lax bill went to the coiiLiittee <n floaoce. The Hoose agreid to the cooferenee r?port oo Ibe Beuata bill al'oving ccur ties to Usoe bonds for road improve ments, whlch providea tbat tho elcction miy be called upon petltlon of 1.10 frec holdtrj by a vote of 71 to 8. By a vote of .18 to 0 the II usealao agreed to the conference rtport on tbe bill ralating to the piy cf land assesson. Tbls was that boards of sopervisors may ia tbelr dlscretlon iocrease tbe per diem from couoty fuids oot Itss tban $1 nor more thso $1 a day. With the aotlMder f -store olimirated tho mangled remains of the Brrd Iqu ir bill w.'re seot bsck to the II me. Most of the members of thia mca-ue wera lopped cfl by the committee on couaties, c'.ties and town?, and no soooer had it retcbed tho calaodar tban tbe commit tea oo fiaance evinced a desire to I .ko a wback at it. Before this comoi'u je tbere uppeared, ytit rday morciog, M-. Templeton who srnrd agalnst the ar-.ti clder frature of the bill. Mr. Ewiog said that the slate is now pcrmi.tiog the sale of coracolaand h d:d not see why the farmer should oi t be ailowed to make aad sell Ihe product of his orebsrd, Tbe committee adopted the older jtatoro of the preieot law. B lli were iotrodtwed ta amotid act aectlon 008 of the code in relsiioa i> lists of proper.y, etc , delloquent for t ixes; lo amend section 40-19 of tbe code in relation to compensation aod mlleage il j I'org in crimioal case?; to provlde arttieial limbs for ct zens of tbe com moowcalth wbo lost their limbs t'u'ing t'ie war btt veen the Ststea, aad whose asmes are upoo tbe psnalon roll; to provlde penalons for colored teamsters aod colored cooks who served in tbe Oonfederate army and were loyel tlrooghi ut Ibe war; to aid in tbe semi r.eotenoial aoolvereary of ihe bal.'.e of B-thel, Jt;ie 10,1911; io rfgnlaie tbe paymeLi ol appioprlatioos to tbe aeveral iotitutionB of learolng io the state so as to mthorJx? the govercor to w'u-bold or reguhte ibe paymeot thereof when ba/.iog haa beeo practiced or a waot of proper dlaciplioe exists therein; to pro? vlde for tae sale of ardeot spirlti by liceosed pharmacl: 11 upon pbysiciaos' preacriptloq" <,) be med for medic loal |up:s!i only, aod to minis ura of tbegoepel for relfglr m or MC ramental ju'praja, atd to bfC riologista for mechanlral or sclentiOc purposes. bill to amend aectlon S43 of the code in relation to uo comnenaatlon of eoper visors; bill providiog th: i finrs impoaed hy certain rrtati i ? i a ahall bo Impoaed under ihe au'.e law when th? amouot of tbe fiae flxed by 'he B ate law cqials or exereda tbat flxsd by city ordicances; to amend aectlon 818 of tbe coda ia re I t on tj the couopeoBition of aoper vlaora; to amend 891 t.f the code in relti on to appolntment of cor ners; to ameod aeiton 31)38 of 'he code in relation to c'u'.le- of a ooroner providioe for the vondemnit"] by citiea and towaa of abaodoned or unussd aod neglected burying groanda wholly or partly withio tbe limita of aoch citiea and towna, and making dispcaltioa cf ihe rrmaina iaterrru in anch burying groacd-v to allow any reaident, pjrson, corporation or asaociu on to employ ooe resident capital in tbe developaier of tbe clam, terrapjn, oytt;r or otber ibell fuh induatrieii of th'a atate; rela? tive to the carriags of baggage by rail? road corporatloos; to create a a'allioo regis'ratlon board fur the atate of Vir? ginia; .) ameod aectlon 8050 of the code In regard to corporation coarta of frtsssl of the flrat aod aecond clasaea. to prohibit tbe taklng of (be origiosl pspera in any pending or eoded su't from (he clerks' officea of tha ccurta cl ? o.e commonwealtb; to provide for tie r?ordrtion of coples of certain papers from tbe recorde of the Uoit'd Ste;s conrfa ln baokruptcy proc?edioga, their efieit as evidence and tbe feea which may be charged by clerka for cer %in serricee in coooecton (herewlth, to pro? vlde for the appolntraeot of coa | iteno grapbera by the olrcuit and corporation city coaru aod provide for thelr rom pen'ation: ' i provide coaapensai ion for the clerka of tbe ccuite of ?he commoc waaltb for receivlcg aod distributiog funda p'aced io tbeir handa to ba held ?al ject to the crt'er of coart. B fore tbe IKuse commisaion on the Ch?ap*a>:e and its tributaries in the af- \ terac-on and the. Senate committee. on I Swan Brcxs KING AND PITT STREETS. Daily Deliveries to All Suburbs. HIGH GRADE INVISIBLE FRONT LACING Reduced to Less Than Half Price. We have on hand just thirteen pair of the high grade B. & J. Invisible Front Lacing Corsets, which line we are going to discontinue. These corsets se'_ everywhere at $4.50 the pair. Our closing out price, as long as they last. wili be $1 -98 Get a dozen in a box befoie going home of Riley's Celebrated Fried Oysters In box 50C. THEY'RE OELICIOUS- On table 60c All the leadine brands of Wines and liquors. Our specialty? HANNISVILLE. eJOHPSl RILEY ?___$ fish nndgameat night, people from tide watat sectiom came In large numbers to protestagainst the Byrd-Wickham bill, providins- for atraighten:nu the lnea of ihe Baylor survey in tbe Jitnes River. Hiarin^s 011 the Strode-Myers bill, pro viding an election cn the questicn of state -wide prohibiliou whenever one fourth of tbe (jueliBed votera petition forit, attracted attention. The uieetinj's were joint, being beioie both the Serate an 1 liiuse committees on privileges and el?ction9. Goveinor Mann was an m terested specta'.or of tlie afternoon pro ceedings. In tha tlrlp ot a Cold Wave. MIooeBpoliB, Feb. 17.?Wti tbe t'lermometer aeveral degrees abelow zero, aad trsios crawliog Into i ie twia cities from east aod west on an average of 12 hours behlod schcdale, Mianespolla aod he oortwest today are in tie grip of ioother cold wave. From the great lakej to Paget Souad buaiaess, especlally railroad lininess, has beeo geoerally m pcoded duriog the tt >rm aod the complicatloos io trsia schedules have cauaed worry to buaioeas meo expectiog freigtt. Nortbeto Pacific trains bave been nn able 11 reach the c.ast and traoe-Ooo tinetttl trains trom the twln citiea are ball; i ned from eeven to fonrteeo h ur? Iste tn Seat'.le becuiie of anow drifti io Mir.taoa, where io aome placss tbe saow turied tbe tracks tventy feet derp. Bt. LouIb, Mo., Feb. 17.? Tbebeevlest soow'all of tbe seasou was recoidrd to diylnall paiti of ibe aoubwett, and he atorm, which bas raged more tbao 36 hours, hasnotabitad. Adrivicg wlnd from the noit iwest has banked tbe sootv into dri.'ti elgbt feet higb. In Nebraaka, Kaoa.s, Mlieoun, OkU homaand tbroughcu'; today au everage snowfall of ten iochea Ia rrgiatored. No hope for a oeeaM on of the bllmrd la held oit by the local weather bureau. Ballvrav traffio ia t ed up worse i lan at aoy t me thia vrlotcr. The tempera tutl at tit. Louia haa dropped'55 degreea iince Tueaday alternooo, and the thet mcmeter today registered seven above laro. Thecoldait araather of the year followed a hard alnet atorm iu Texaa. Pardoned by (lomez. Ilivaoa, Feb. 17. (+30. Oreoclo No datse waa today roltased from priaon on a pardon from Preaident Qomea, after ao luoarwar. i on of 24 houra, for ahootirg H .;nor Torriento, editor of La Petctico (Jomict. Nodarae waa aentanced to three! years imprlaooment, bot bb a reauit of what Gomez conaldered mitlgating clrcarr *tance?, theprealdeat immedlu ly^rant ed a pardon. The editors of La Prea Prenaa, El Gordo and Prevlaioo, wbo were im prisoned for a tacking Preaident Gomez in i oeir papers, will be releaaed t iday aa a reauit of the passage by the Hoose of Repreaentativr- of a bill granting amoeaty to all priaonera held for libei. Thia is consldered the easieet way 011 of iiedifficulty tbit foilowed tbe Im* pilsoomcat of the nieo. Tbey refaaed lo accer'. a pardon and the entire preea of tbe laland Immediately began a cam palgn againat tbe rratrlcting of tbo newi papera. _ Body riat.a by Katf. Clevelsnd, Feb. 17.?Puit og to fligbt swams of rats, ndjhbors aod police f n-aday oight rescued the balf devcu.-ed bjdy of Mrs. Rose Fellx from -ter home io this city. The womao bad beeo dead for several daya. She was 77 years old aod lived alooe ln the hoass. Patrolman Stai t )n broke ln r.e door. The nolse made scared and seot d.- zjoa oi r. u icamperiog over tbe floor from tbe bed room. Strikiog a liglt tbe searcblcg party fouod tbe body of t'ie woman ouritd ooder a bedtlck in her bed. It is thonght that she eitbcr died wbi.'e ssletp or bad crawled onder rbe lektoketp warm duriog t ledast m\ Rallroad Accident Wilkes Barre, Pa., Feb 17-i.onductor J. 1'. O'Shea and Ftremao E. L Bcnnett were killed anl otliers ofthe crews in jurel when a Lebigh Vslley freight iraincn the nioun'ain divisicn, gom< West, got beyond contrcl and daahing down the Bteep graderaa into the rear of a another tmin. A number of cara were wrecked and both tracks blocked for some time. Siippery raila, due lo a heavy fall of alset, caaaed the accident. The corporatioo tax law is ahoin of oneof ita featores?poblicity?t an ugb lii:k of ao approprla'ion 11 eolorce it. Th9 board ol i?jou aod drogs ioipec t on of tbe Deoanmeol nf Agricu ture ?n erdny fldop ed regolttlona strlclly defioiog whiskles cf all kiods. News of the Day. Acting Mayor Whilaker.of Lyr.chburjr, annonnced yesterday that the play,"The Oil! from Rector'9," canr.ot be per* foitned in tbat city. Henry V. Dinnelly, once a well* known actor, and Ut :r or.anagrr of iha Mur-y Hill Theatre, died in hla home ln New YorkTu sday night. After ten yeara of nnbrokeo melsn* cholia, Mrs. Alerander Tannenbole, of Detrolt, has awa'ceoed ln perfeu be?l b. Her caae pou'.ee ?ohysiciansaodatquilc* i taoces, Mra. M K. Dett of La Plata, Md., 'agedG4, rommitted Mi'cido Tu*ad-y by 1 ahootiog'jerHflf thrcifhihe bcalauir attempiinir i oe deed three timea. She Ieaves lour ehildrec. Hepre entstivo Mann, ol Mfno'e, ia the Hni'fl ve?:erday made an it'.acroti Wade II. K'lis for taklng charge of theo Ohio campaigo wbile stiil in the service of tbe Dspartment of Jaatice. 1-1 a deaperate enc u t >r w.'i'i a high* way man who early yesterday attimtinl tojhold him up, (Jarl Rogers, aon of Ool. John I. Rogers, former baseball msg* oate, was shot and painfnily wonnded ia Wyocote, a soborb el Phlladelphia. Hnpe of aolvlcg the fate of tbe llttle tog Nlaa pnctlcaiiy haa been abacdooed by tbe Uaited S ates navy, and tha problem will likrly go d cwa lo hiatorf amoog the u told atcrlea ot ibe aea. A. shap lookont will be kept, however, so locg f tiere la a cbaace of fiodlng, aoy tiuce ot tbo tog, Uir.rv B Haakina, board member of New Ycr'c Stock Etcbaoga flrm of Latbrop, HiBkirs a\ Co , which fslled with the recent collepio of tie Oo'utn tui aod Ilockinar C>sl and Iron pocl, waa declared inellglbl* for reintt t ment on the rxchange yesterday becaaae of hla firm's conneclbn with tbe laajo. 8eninra Fren, Dodaoo, Harper, Linthlcam and Wilklnson were appolrt ed by Preaident Gorman of the afary land Seoae yeaterday as Henate mem? bera of the jolnt committee wbich will Invlte a ommiitje ol tbe Virginia Leglelatnre to viait Annapolia for coc fereoce upon the oyater aluiaiion io tbe Potomac rifer. How Ohesilng Hatrtfd Chase Jordan, a negro herb doctor, ni Kerasas Oity, Kaosas, wbo advertises himself aa "mlo Ist r of medicioiB, medical doctor, aod dostor (f liver and gallatnoes," obiaioed between $10,000 aod $20,000 io efgbt years fordoc'orlog membersof thnSwopa family was to'.d by tbe "doctor" in Kan sas Oity yesterday. Rev. Dr. Wililam ErereP, tbe weW koowo scbolar aod coogreuman, died at h'B bome ln t^u ncy, Maaa, yemro-v after a long illness. The deceased waa 71 years cf sse. He was the son of lr% ward Eveielt, tbe eraioent siatiawiao. Dr. Cverett waa one of thaleadiog Lstlo aod Greek sch laia io t ie coontry ood had few rqaalB in bis reoditlon of tbe clau'cal litera'u'e of tbese two laoiu. ages. He freqr-eotly appeared ln UnU tarlan palpits Sjostor Tillmin, of South Carolloa, becsme suldsolf ill ju t as be waa en* terlng the Senats wing of tbe Oapltol yesterday. II t appeired to be aftectrd with d zziaess, a-.d would bave fallen I nt for tlmeiy a*sl?!anee rendend by two Seoate empl ycrs wbo happeoed to bt> near. Tbe eenator waa takeo to bi? committee room, where he was attendtdf by a pbyslciao, who diagnosed his tase> aa heart weakoesa, due to tbe hardeolnr, of tbe ar'.nies. Mr. Tillman waa tt moved to bla apartmesta Uni, tut hia caae ia proocaoced oot aeriour. The.wife aod cbild of Jerry Payoe, livlcgtt Dsllleoo, ten milea frcm Park ers^iirg, W. V?.,diid yeaierday more inaj from turns received Tuesdsy nlght wb*_ their home war d?atroyed by fire. Mia Pajne washtegntlogsupoer ready for the tetarn of ber t uibaod, aort p ured cruda oil on tbe fire io order I ? mske it r.urn more qu'ckly Tbe nll ?prrad ot t do of tha atov>, and ln a f'.w minu.m ber clothing aod the wholw kilcheo was on fire. Her father, Johaa lice, antweied her scrrema, snd carriedl bis daughter aod tbe iittlebaby frcm tba hoose, bnt nct notil both had been fa tally lij'i-d. Tlce wai badly buroed hlmtelf, but it is thooght tbatbe will r - cover. Th'plsnt cf the H W, Jahoa Manavilla Company in *?'?? trk.tf. J.,wss hurnad y?at?- ? Oaj. ihK'ei- Utween f75,000and t|<t<* 0oi\ Five Pennsylvania Railroad fralr c.ra which ?ei? on a atdini wara buroed,