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'-FBIDAY EVENING. FEB. 25, 191).
Im: irieen. faglalatait ol Virginia baa burdemi itself with a bill providiog for th eleeUoa uf school Irmteea by a ]> palar vote tosUad of by the cooocils of oltie^i ai al preatnt. Tbe roeaBore bas been f?v rably ifported by t ie commit? tee on acboal< aod colle<tB. Many meD now scboo! I ii-teee, whoic t me la 1'mit ed doabtlesi h mjj tbat I :e bili will pasa, Jn orde taat they raiy cfl.rsr.aie n cnse for laying down ihs du ies Incidect to uoremurjtratlvs and thanrleta pos! tion. The bnltc of sncb, wblle wiltlog toperformtb< lebors of compllmenlarj poaltlons, nheath; same are brongbt to them. will not tfljr ihemselvea as candidatei nor tura th.ir littU flngers In att*mpt< to stoare votw. 8btn!d the legislatar distarb no pressnt order of tbings, mea sn i havo for years necesfa rlty roal rdneatlooal maitcn a atoriy will g ve plac i> o'-hm *ho will eutrr the err;c gtto 1 *s gctirdi and, Io reality. (Uplte, acd tie formation of oew comu?iiiee? *lll db aa aunual proocdure. Tbemjawhoaro now beariog burdeos ai achool trusttea are aaddlfd with tbe re?pocisloility of expendiog ti tuaids ol dollarsancuaUy, tog-thtr with tbeyeariy ltbjr of bftiatsciog their accanntB witb thos^ of ci.y aod ojouty treau ee, and pr;bably t cb ?>od e.ery oae of tbem wonld breath easler wheo tbey realixe that ihere are tqua'iy aa good mea in B^me who :te wlllog tj taka tbelr plaeas. A level-headei aod rrpreieota Uve cltU?o ol Alexandria whi h>d dar. iog mos'. ol bia II I me beeo turdened witb anremonerativi positbos, was dc feated .'or ii-?lec'.bn. A year or two Jater * daputatioa v;st*d bim aad ?u tempted to ge bim !o become a candi date for hi placa from wbich be bad bsen deposed. The Alt xaodrlau tcld hia intervlewera iba'. he believed all good citiasns ihoald at leastonce io their life time ctix hemselvea bb candidatea for cerlaio poshiois whch uiullygo beg giDg Hahad given b'.a time and a' tjniion to tho diittos of anch, and coc Bldered that bo badperformcd hiapart to thec maianily. Tbegeotlemanref8irad i > voiced ths ip'oiom of maay olbers tbrou2hoii 'ho atate. Bomi r?opl ilai lisCiDotry, aolmated by ? apirit ol ixtravagaoca aod witb bd entbmia tie deiire to epend arnoey which canioicu' of t\? pockets of the geoeral fcabUc, resort to all Bnts of de sylasa m crdcr to carry oat tbelr plans. Tbe Japanes' war scora, it wonld aaem, has long aioce 1 u oed ia', bol, Btrange as it may seem, >o:h mea as former 3ec retary ol th Treasary Shaw and Qaoeral Beli sM t llcirryiogtbi'?yellowpjrH" araong the r reel* md aie golng aboot tie coontry txhibtog the pictares. Mr. Siaw i? qu >ted as saylog taat a war between tbe Ualted ^States and Jspan i^ inevltable, as tb? mikado will fi^ht for f.he fnpremac/ol hi Pacific, and Oan e^al IM! i? credhed with assertiog ihat a clash betweeo tho twocjooiriea is iure t> eomewlUlla tha nex?. thlrty yrars. Hecretary Knox doean't 6tem to be Btodjiog the sigos of tbe timas tbrocgh the apectaclcs of IIr, hfhaw oor ihoi" nsed by ?ieoeral Bell. U ? sayc ^iiere is not the slightcat llkellhood of an? irooble with Japao any more tbao w (h auy .?''ber cjua;ry w ti which tbe 1',, \i UM hia excelleot relation* of Maa4iblp. Mr. Sbaa'a spefch waaob Tl n, k tot aa arfcuuent for ?;, ,, | , wh t Ojo. BjII aaid m,de o? r tr-ublslo the far E .st aad was qaito cvideuflj ?o ord: oary l i;creaa:d approprla tions t i tha army. Pre6i_>ext I'Arr'rf Itglelatlve pro graaar.e baabeei t-objocted to forther prnaiog by S-'oator Aldrloh. Tbe etatebood bil haa been elimioated. Al thoogh ib;s haa beea one of tbe nseaaares tbe preaideal hae beea c'iogiDg to wit -? tie deaperatio 1 of ? ma- who ae? a every.hmg beiog t ik n away from b:m and rapiaseati a jd.dga in tie parta platform ieaatOI A'drlch ba* deolared It cannot t aaa ao. that aettlea lt. JJa doea notconslderi; eith?r neceaaaryor tlmely. 10 addltioo, ho thirka it wuold probably tesal: in inoreaaiag the demooraiic etreogtb in tbe feecate acd that lo tht e/ea of Mr. A'dncli ia treaion. The facl tbat be presld?nt haa aaked for lt pwaageand tha' b? platform promiatd It appareni y /al! to fjgore lo Senat r Aldrich'a onal leratioa. Tbe elimioa jtion of thia i e'?nr cata tha preaideot'B programme djwo to tbrea biila, the :n teratate tomraerc? bill, thepiaUl asving banka bil aed tba enliinjuaction b.l), ?nd, aa hai teretofon etated, there ia noar no absolntj certair.i; that any oi . bem will par. Grea'. ia Aldrich and wih him Mr. Tait is aa c!ay io the banJ* ot tb" p ol Tm: 3?b: ol Ueorg* W. Co!cmap, ibe book-keep^r of the Ntt.or.al 0 i/ Bank, of Oa: i-?.,avh3 abaonded wltb $144,000 of tbe taok'a money, ia aiollar 11 the caae cf a ycuig roai in Udtimon >ecet!y wro l.d a Coutt of Motu Obria.o exn ncc nntll bia frall ladder twllaaped. Uienaa'a conmercial talua it seema wbb $12 a week, but he kert i u tomobi'e aod b ooded doga, and cot a daah lo the lijhemian circlea ol llMtoo. Maoy torlea of Ooleman'a laviahncsa bave beeo revealed. The womao lo tbe oaee is alao aaid 11 have beea aneavered ia tbe of peraon a dlvoreee, who h'B beeD misiing slnce 0.1aman diaappeared. Our V rgiola txctangea ahow ifcat Wa^hiDgton'a blilhday waa qutegen eia'ly obaerved tbrtiijbcDt the aiste. Tbere ia one notable excet t oo, bow ever, acd tbat ia Riclmond, tbe capital e ty. Tbe only attentlco paid to ibe day ia tiat city, ao far ea we read waa the plariog of a wreatb by tbe ladiea of tbe D. A. B. on tbe atatoe ol Washlcg too in (be Oapltol. Bicbmocd! Ob Richmond I _ From Washington. OorreaipondA-t-e ot the Alex<aa_rt_ Gasatta Waahlogtoo, Febtnary 25. Tbe Billioger-Ptochot ioveatlgatlon araa rcmoved thia morotog by tbe cor greaalooal loveat gaiiog committee tba witneea Joces havicg W u ned t ie atand. IIa reia eJ tse clrcoma'nocfB I *dir.g up to bia repoit of Aa,ait 10, 1907, wbicb haa played ao important part io tba be-rloga ao f?r. Tbe witneaa corrobo r.txlin every particular tre teatimoay of prev ou< witoeaaea aa to tbe action i f Speclal Agent H K. Love, aaacotated wlth Jones in the Invoatlgatloo, in re faalng to aigo thia Jonea report on An goat 10. Tne announcement tbat Glf ford Piochot, i ie former chief loreater, and the party ol tbe aecond part in the hypheca'ed tontroveray over cooaerva. itoo, wtud probably lake the wltneBa ? aod today a orowd packed the hearing room. The judlclary committee o( tha Hoaie vtt^d a aoimoualy today lo report fav orably tbe reaolotlon cflered by Beprt aentatlve Heory (dem. Tex.), chan^ing thedate of the ioaoguratioo of the p ea - deot from Mareb 4 to ihe laat Tburad-y ln April. Tbe committee tbta t'tarnoon con* ttnned theconaideratlon of another laat luilon by Mr. Henry provldlog fcr fll! Intr tbe om e of preaident by natural or? der ol aocceafiion, in caae ot the death tl tbe preaident between the date of elet tlon and inaaguratioo. Tbere eziate 11 tbe prtsant time no comtilutional prc vieion covering tbat coatlngeocy. The goveroment will appea tbe WorJd libel aoit, whioh waa diamisaed by Ju - tioe Hoogh lo New York city a ftw weekaago. Aitft today'a Oabioet meei ing At.orneyGenerali Wickerebam wlrei: Die'.rict At orney Wiae, of New York, wao had cbtrge of the caae to fi!e pape-a lor tbe appta'. Tbe mttt r waa d cldtd ?t the full Oabirtt meetiog, the firat i maoy weeka that baa baeo attended by every member. Tuday waa the la<tda opon which notice of apptato o old Le filed in tha World auit. Repreaect i ve PerklnB, of New York, paaaed a falrly oomfcrtable night and aeema n be a llt le etronger t?_ia morn Ing. Ihe doctora are now lookiDg for ward to qiiet atage, though tbey aie not yet wiliirjg to glve much aasota.te for bia reoovery. Beciu e the rece.t Inetallatlcn ln tbe mint at Philadelpbta olautomatio count Ing and weigting macbinea bia reoder ed their aervicea unneceaaary 60 em ployeea of the t ln Utatlon will loae tbelr poaltiooB oo March 1. They ara inonly u,ecbaolca aod iaoorera. Tne Ssnate comoilltes on ltt;ratate oommerce decidod today to recommecd tbe paaaage of the Taft-EitrlnB bill menditg the interstato oommerce law. Tbe majorlty ol the committee reported tbe orlglnal bill aa altered by the lat?r Wlcktrebam amendmenta, all or tbe latter beiog accepted. Senator Oum mina will preaent a mlnority report. Ii was apparent when the committee weot into aeaaion today tbat tbe majorlty had determlned to report the admtoia.rat:on bill. Tbelr diflorencea with the mlnority had baen folly dlaitmed at two long m> Biona and there waa nodiapoa tion on tbe part of the mlnority to prolong tcday'a meetiog with additlooal debate. There were bIx vu-a ln favor of and ftu agaio't the admlnht-ation bill. Three, all democrata, were absent. It li tbe ic teiton ofthe leadera to give the bill rljht ofwayiotbe 8eaate proceediDga afier the poatal aaviugs bank bill baa been acted npon. The baak bill will go to fiual vote next Tboraday. FtoaDoial aad polltical developme.t ln Llberia are ln ?u :h a bopeleaa taogle iiat the oeed for aasUtaoce from the Unit wl Statea Ia becomiog very u geo:, ?ccordiog to a dlapatch rtcelvtd at tha S ate D partmeot today irow Obarge Ellie at Moorovla. He adde tbat ooe ditiona aluog thecoatt maka it dealrable tbat aa American cruiaer be aent. Mecre tary K-jox baa not yet declded whether i_ia will be done. Tbe fe'.atj D put mentailihaa u ider conaidir.t oo tte rrp rt of tbe comiiilnlon aeot to L? btna nearly a year ago to investiga.e becoDdiilonsand to a^jasl plana nr ibe rebabilitation of the black repnblio. At tbat time tbe Liberiso governmect made a nomber ol nqu sts tircugh the commisaloo. Aa soon aa a tentat ve agrsemeot aa I > what thls goveromooi will do in rtiponse t) these rrqaeai is reecbed the report of thls comuoieiloti will be submiited 11 Cbngrrst. I'beqatatijD as to whttber tbej)lot ccmm t ee on prin'.iog of Uongres* is subj?ct lo a jarlsdictioo of the conrt was arsmd befora Juitice Wrlght of ibe 8a preme Ooart of the D strlct of Oolambia today. J. N. Yerkea, foroier commit sloner of internal revenue, appeared is a.torney for the H me members of the committee, togetber with George tfaml' ton, Repreientatives 0 ioper rep. Pa,), atarglea (rep. W. V*), and F-nley (dem. 8, Car.), Ibe S me membere of ibecornmi.ee, put in tbelr aoswer to? day as directed by tbe Iioose two wecks ago. They contended tbat tbe oouti bad no power to Ibsus ancb a wrlt be ciase tbe memben of tbe j Jnt commit tee were a part of tbe legla'.stive depart ment of the government and .asponsible only to Ooogress. They contended also ihat tbe petitlon of tbe Valley Paper Cbmpaoy for a writof maodamua, wbich preclpitated tbe qaestioo, waa fanlty. 'Tbese petitloners," said Attorney ierkts, "had Bhowed tbelr resptc. for the coarU of the iaod by appeariog bere to anbmit tbe qntst on ol )orli dictloo. Tbey are willbg n answer all tha matters oootaioid ln Ibe pttition of the paper company, and bave nctblng to concal. is jwevfr, tbey snbmlt tbat as metr.beta of the Uooae that they are ntt aubjact to jaris dlction of the ctnrt and that tbelr asia ar? not Bobjrct to ibe rtview rl tblacon t Atiorner Rhodes lor tbe V.llcy Paper Uompaai contaoded tbit ibe joiot coov mittr,e was created by a law wbicb Ia eor j ct to construtt on ty the conrt. "I a rea with ctuosal," he eaid, "(bat one b aiih of the goverrmeat sbouid ntt ercroach uoon tie otherand tbat la wby we ara bere. We don't want Ooogresa tjeccroschon tbe jniiclary by att-mpt log (o construe a law. The Valley Paper Cimpany baa some righta nnder tbis law and the cooit moet be the plaoe wbere they are to be adjtidicated. The dlenity of Ooagrnts is not dependeni on II immuolty from law." Represeo'a'.ive Henry D. Olajnn, of Alabama, wbo waa permaoent cbair man of ihe democratic national com ventioo, baa been telected as presiding rjficer and toaslmaater at tbe JUersoo Day baoquet to be beld in thU cuy at tbe New Willard on Aprll 13. From tbe present demaod for t okets, indl cations are tbat covers will be laid for ?laat 700. Declaring the proposed legiala bo too vtgaroua, the commissloaers have reponed adveraely on tbe hill io tbe 11 iM- ') prohlblt the ssle of lubxlca ine liqoors ia the Uittrlct of Oolambla. Tbe cu;$er Weat Virgioia on the Paclfls coaat, wbicb waa reported to be io itteh cooditioo that tbe angioear pro t'td agsiost going 1i sea, bas been prccoonctd after aninvetigaion to be in sach cooditioo that sbe will be able to complete her target practice hefore any rr psirs are made. The d.fest of the revoluionary foroea ondcr Obamorro by Iriss on (he 22nd a >d 23rd was rrported In dlipatchesfrom -ln Amorican consul at Maoagaa tod?r. General Ohamorro with General Macis retrest'd witb besvy losses?800 or more, of wblch 100 were killed on bctb sidei. Millioas for the improvement of Washloi;! m are provld-d ia bills th-1 were recommendea to ibe Senate for passige by tbe Seoatecommit eeon pub lic building* t >da?. One of these is tbe rjeybnrn bil', wbich propose* tbat tue eovcrnmtnt bay all the property between Pennsylvania avenae and ihe Mail, the park that txtends for mote than a ralle from tbe Cap i il to the Washlogtan Moacmeot ground'. Tbe strip of prop erly le foarteea blocka long oo Peosyl vanla aveooe, one blook wldeat tbe east end andfcur blocka wldeat tie westend l'hls apace is to be added to the Mail aod btcome a patk aod tbe al e for fatore pabllo tu Idings. Tbe bil) car* des ao appropriation of 110,000,000 to cover tbe txpensa but tbe comu-on opinbo is that tbe cos'. would be Dearly twice tb t amount. A favorable report was made on ne Wcimore biil ap proprUtiog t3,G00,000 f. r tbe purchaae of flfteen rqaare* lying betwetn the Oapltol grouods aod tbe Uoloo sta'.ion and for ibe cons'ructbn cfan avenue 150 fett wide froro tbe aatioo from Pcoosylvania avenne. Th pre-ldent today seot to the Baa. ate the nomlnat'nn of Robert A. Ful m ler to bo Uoit d 8ta es nareha' kn <he wes.fro district of Yirginis, Ia place of Browo Allen. Virginia News. Tbree nvmbsra of ihe Berry family, o< Aagu 11 c n My, have dled of poflomoDla and grip witbln a *eek aad two more are III with theiane dlsease. Bev. RicharJ W. Trapnell, reclor of Otirist Ohorch, BluefMd, W. Va., bas decliced the call reces t'y extended him to St. Timotby'a cbarcb, Herodon. Mr. E R. Bolbrook, who bas eerved for many yrara as depoty clerk ln the office of hls uocIp. Mr. F. W Rlchard soo, olerk ot Faiifax oounty Olrcoli Ooart, bas been t-odered aod aooe(.t:d a depnty clerkship in tbe Oorpora;loo Ojnrt ofNorfolkcity. Ha will leave esrly oext week to enter opoo tie dutles o bia new podt'ea. As stf.ed yett rday Rev. J. B. Haw tborre, one of the b'et known Baptlst mlnlajra in tbesoit i, dled io Rlobmond that day frjra seniledebl tf aod paraly sli, sg'd seveoty three yeais. H? led th 1 tj - jae meni b rs t f his Moblle coegrc - gsiion into tbe OonftdeMj army at tie outbresk of the clvil war. A'ter tbe war tie was p?t >r of chB'ges io M mtgomery aod 8elma. Ah., Balt more, Lonlsville, New York city, Ataotaand Richmond. Easlgn 8*n n <l E?erett Olemeot, TJ. 8 oavy, formerly of Virginia, and Mis* Agnts Msrshail Taliafrro, d u<hter o. W. A. Tallnferro, of Rapidao, Oolpip'r couDiy, were roanied on Wednesday Io 8i psuVs Epiacapal Cuurch at Oakland, Oal., by Rtv. Alexander Allen, auuncle of (bo brld* Tno marriage look place to Oallfomla for tbe rea^on tbat Fnslgn Olemeot was statloned on the Paciflc ccast and cculd not obtaln leave of ab senca to come eas'. Tbey will speod tbelr honertnoon lo Japan. Faok Me'sick, tged ld, lleaat Mount Ollttio, Aurutn coanty, iuaeerlcu' cjndiiion as tbe reaalt of bo itUck by an ioforlated atalllon. Messlck waa leading tbe anima!, wbeo lt t >ok him in Iti tut i aod ahook bim aa a dog m u'd arat. and.rearlcg, ltfiedblm blgh Ia tbe ejr. Not nntil two yooog men had krooked the atallloo almoit aeoaeleaa witb an iron rod did the anlmal I -o>eu bis hold. Tbe boraa dld oapara and walked on hia hind feet, with ibe man h'gh in tbaair io hii mcutb. 8oow flurriea which made fhetr ap pearance io Norfolk early yeaterday afternooo, de?elop?d a foll flidged bllf zird laat oigbt Bnow waa falllng heavlly aod a gale of 60 nvlra an bonr from tba noi: leaa: waa blowiog at Oape Heory. Toe heavirai enowitoitn of tbe aeasoo waa io progreea at Sufiolk yeaterday. Soow late laat nlgbt waa 5 iochea deep aod waa falllng ateadily, It llea on a baae of bail whiob fell for aomt huun bafore the enow began. Strika Dlaordere. H tblehem, Pa , Feb. 2r> - Sber'fl Peraoc, of Northamptin cou'jtr, bta been appraled to by Baigeas 0. L. Pej ?ert, to take cbarge o' the local aiiuatton follow'mg a rlot at the plant of the B tr Iehem St ?el Compaoy tod.y, Oonditiooa are aerloui and the mu cooatabolary may be called Into action The B'.rlke haa beeo dcroant for aome time, but today aeveral kuidred atrik.rB and sympathlzera marcbed to the plant aod cr.ogregated ab< D| the entraccee. Aa men wbo have refaaed to j do tbe -trike arrlved tbey wer* Importooed nci to enter the plant, and when they refuied tbey were awalied. Street flghtiog followed aod many wicdowa io tbe plant aod io mldeocea and atorea lo tbe nelghborhood were broken. The atrikera atacked trolly cara loaded wilh men golog to work aod b?-;ke tba wiodowa and aauulled meo wbo peraia.ed in trylog to go to work. Tbe lact th t tbe eotire atate cocn tb u:ery Ia oo tirke tu y in Phlladelphia ia bellevtd to have emboldened the meo into attackiog tha aorken, Today s Telegraphic News Mra Qoitt Conditioos in Philadel pbia. PhllaJelphla, Feb. 25 ?No diatorb aocea bave occnrrcd today t > osark the aeveoih day for tbe aireet car tt,;ke. M'.re cara are beicg iu i t jdiy tban any other time aloce the callmg ol the air.ke and tho determined atti 11 le of tbe police ru'horltiea to soppoae rlutlrg wlth ao iron htitid baa preventcd foitier a t icke n^m tbe nor-inion atrikebreaktre. Tr e prot-ab iity of a gcneral atrike ol 100,000 u ilun men io Pnilede'pbis, in a^mpaiby fur tbe atrtit car men, growi mure remote dally, and tbere Ia no! nooghi loheamh cbance tbat ni:h actioo will be takeo, eapecially at tbe preaeot time. The atreet car m'n thea selvea oppoae the Lu^e aympathetlc atrike. 0 .ly ooe ditt irbioce bad cccurred up to 11 o'clock, acd in It a policeman waa badly hoit aod a number ol rioiera but ea op. Th'e bappened at fllxth atreet a d C . u ?bia aveaue. A car on which p tr jlm_n George Paatrj waa rldlog ?ai ettned. 0.ie of tia misailei koocked Partteineeoalble. Other policemen and tt tl police chf?rgr-d t ie crowda. ualng t _elr lorg macea vti telllng e&eot. Ttamob broke oefore tbe gdlopicg horaea of the atate police. Ouly one a'tett waa made. T*lk of a general atrike Ia graduallv dying nn> le-pte theeffortaofaoete of ihamorebot* be?ded nnicn l?idera to keep t going. Thia afternoon the rapid tr.inait o^rnpacv anaonnod that lt had leaamed pr.? ti"ally itanaoal crfervice t?>?t it had 4.U0 men at wnrk, and that the atrike, ao far aa the com panv i? concerned, ia broken. Tha coaapany dectnrtd the 4.00u men at work are not profe aional fftrike*bre*kera, but competent atreet car man, who would, onder nociroumatinor-, be diamiaaed to make way 'or rtturniug afik.ra. "Iftbie atrike Ib not aattled and tha stite police are not oot of thia city by Mooday there will ba aoruething tlolug," declared Prca'dent John J, Murpky, of tha Central Labor L'nion. ._ Condltlont in Qreece. A'bena, vla irontior, Feb. 25 ? A "slow down" in tbe etralned relations w'-dch tave exlated for weeka betweeo Ktng G.orge and the army leegae Ia bdieved to be Immlcrnt today ea ? re* auit of the lea^u.'a declaration tbat h 'titeoda to conllona io force imil it hia mercilesaly croahed the laat bit of tbe (fcBc!tn_ary ap'rit ln G.etce. Thia olf ma u-a waa ia u-d in repiy to ihe kicg'B rleaaaad tbat the Icagoc disaolva immcd lately. Kh g (re rgo aeot hia demand thrcujb Qeoeral rjmolenikl, n> d t-bt dly tbe moat po| ,i ar army t fficer in G eece, aud br leagut'a rcply waa mado io tht Ihron a, tbe leag-e'a new-paper organ Toe a.tialion Ib pracicaily tqiivaUct to a d<clara>ioa of bntpttalitioe. Gencral Hao'enakl, it ia believed, wlil be able 11 contrrl ne ro?a?ea of tbt prpula'ioo and hia lap^aHI of tbe king nivta the iattec bia atroogest elemen >f s'rength. Tbe indicationa are t'a George will ahonly take tbe initlatiu and a claah Ia be'ieved Inevitable. Tcday'a develnpmenta diaprove tbe rfcent rf port tbat tbe army liagua *bb prepirlog to diat>at d, aa tbe reen.t ol an agreement with the king Myaterioua Aiaault. New York, For. -5.?Wbile Jacob Gr-erthal facea death in the Frencb boaptil t day tbe police are maktig every ifibri to locate flve man who trall ed blm all yeaterday eft'rnooo In a taxicab aod tben when tbey fciiid blm attbbed hlm elght i'mea and tried u cnt hta tongna cui Greecibal poaltivtly r?loaeB 11 divulge who bia aaaailact< were aitbeagh he knowi. Tha politethe.iry ia tbat tbe attempted morder ia pait of a polblcal feud. Greenthal formerly waa a llentecaat of atate Senator Th.mf a McMacua, derc ocratic leader of tbe elevetti dlttnct, aod aloce he broke away from the powera <hat cootrol the diatriit be Ia aileged to bave babbled political aecni*. The flve meo who did tba it ibblcg 'earched all of tbe aaloona oo the Weai alde before they flnally loci tsd Greeo bal. Wblle ihree men beld hlm and anotber itwd by toprevent Interference, ihe fif'.h man c.i and alaahed blm and rien mti lated bis tnrgae fearAlly in an attempi to cnt It ont. Aiquith Surrendara. Loodoo, Feb. 26.?Uodertheheavlett prtsture Premler Atqiith urreodeied t iday to the neatly created alllance mad* up of t ie radicala io hia owo paity aod nelrl'h ii-tir.oaliita and the laborltei aid agreed t. inlr jdoco tbe meaiore for the hmi'atioa of the Lorda' veto and ihe tudg.t ilrrulianecii'ly. Toe plan Is to foroe a TOte oa ?eto abead of the budget. It ia ooooeded tbat tbe I iti of Loida will rej ct tie meaa ure, wben tbe premler will make bia tlt mand upon tbe king for ibe crowu's ap p-iintmcLt c( eooogh liberal p*era to ln ture tbe paa?at;e ol the veto meaaore. If tbe kioz accedea, tha crlala will b? paaaed io aafety, bt t if be refdirs, tb* cabioet will rraigo Immedlately wltbott even peealng t e budg I or provldlog for tae rpyal aalaty liar. Thia will force a oear eltt' on oa tbe liiai of tba Lords' veto, No Soatbem Ralie Oleveland, Ftb. 26? The r3pUe? ol theSiuihern rsilroads 11 ihe wage dc mandsof tie Brothrrhood cf Railroad Tralnniao and t ie Otdr of Railway Ooodu tars were opeoed bere yestsrday. Ibe r.b.al of the rosds to meti Ibe ocfn's terms was unsnlonm This placte i it l> jutheio railroad 11 lation ln prac - Icaily th? ssee 11 ?.te as tbat in the lerrit oryoottb of tbe Obesapeske aod the Oh*o and esst cf tie Misslasippl. It is oow ce'iaio ua* anv atttlef fcjtel by tba men to prtis tbelr demmds will ba ?Imol* taoeocs in ihe e m ?nd aoutb. Tha Strike at Ouadeloupe. Parh, Fe**. 25 ? Representatlooa made today i? the minla'.er of colonUs of ibe serioas urike s'ustlon a'. Gutdeloota caaied the goverrment to csnctl its orde r for tbe dispa'ch of the croiser Vic'or Hngo ta tbe Islsnd and to order ioipsd tbe ssiliog of tie craiser Frlant, which is oow at Tangte-, and mach nearer tie ecenta thsn tbe Viclor H,?o. Foor baodred soldlara ate on the Fr aot aod tbey will be roshrd to Gaadeloope vtti all poesible speed to quell tbe axiatiog disnrder. Atttrapted Suicltfe New York, Fab. 25.-Onarlee Bu ton, 33 yesr* old, of 952 HamUoo s reet, Waahlrglon, D. 0, .a derk In tte rreaaury Dcpsrimei t. abot bimself al bia brolhtr s home, 852 Macon street, Brooklyr, at ooio today. He may not recover, No caase ls glven fcr his ac tion. i The Legislature. I ati: Tbe Sanate yesterday refased to seod the 8 r.'de stat?-w de problbiilon bill to he ficance cooimt ee. Tbe motioo was made by Seoator Strode to t*a1 thesenti ?rent asto wbi tler tbe meatii'e wcu'd bs killed Io comT.'meor be fought na oo ita ments, Ht blmselt rotcd agaloit tie mo'ioo. Aatomobilea tcoupled most of tbe inae to tht S?o?te. Agreat maay amend mecti were < fland and ditcusaed, bat oo vote was reacbcd. Oae cbaoge agreed io, however, was thn the receipta from tbis tax are (0 go Into tie general road funds of tbe atate for tbe improvament of poblic highwavB, instetd ci into tbe s'a'.e treasary. No efhrt was made to change tbe ratea of taxatbn on aota can. The Seaate paaiel the Home bill, do natinf pait of tbe soldleV home grcuads tor oa; as a r-ite for toe Confed erata "battla abbey." Itoow gtaa to tbe governor. Tbe Senate paaied a oumbar o' looal bllls, cleanlog up lis talendar Io a way that sbowed it means bosuiess. It held tvo aessiona, a featare whlch tbe Hoase bas not as yet aeeo fit 11 adopt. Tbe following bllls tben fioally passed tbeS'Ott?: Tbe Thornton bill tipro vide tor compromlae, aettlemaot and re leaae of atate aod ooonty taxcsaod levles io cei t ?ln cssea aod to provide aremedy ia land grentc.se*; tbe Huue bill al lowiDg a judge to appolot in vacatioo 'aod assessors; tbe bill to refand to the Home for Needy Ooofederate Women taxea lllegally paid opio Its property; the flarman biil validatng ackoow ledgmente to dteds made by interested '.iintees. A letter from Seoator Ballev, of Texas, sccepting the Invitatlou to address the xeoeral sssembly next Taesday night oo tbe income t lr. ameodmeot w.-.b read. Tbe confereace report as to tbe bill relatlng to state depoait-rles was sdopted. A messsge waa recelved fnm the gov? ernor nominctlng Jsmea D, Dobertj aa oammisstooer of labor. The chalr was vscated at 2:10. At 8:80 it was r.-?naoe.l, aod 100 Senate bllls were sett ti tbelr secood reading, olearing thccaleadarof flrBt-readlng bills eatlrel* Taenty bllls were tbro pass d fioally br tbe Senate, mcst of hem bvng ocal measnrta relatiag to a eiog'.e tlt/ or conoty. HOUiR. Ooeofthi inpotiint bllli which get by tbe Home withoot obj:ction was tbat eat'D-r, a bosrd uber than the fr'u jrtw Oocri 11 txamiue appl.cants (or tbe prac ice cf law. Delegaie Grlgsby made a spnsstlons! charge wben his bill was n ached to maki be town of Benyvillea eeparate eleotion Iktrlat, A letter wai read, eaylog I ?as belle?ed tbat tho bill was an eflon 0 reopen tbe llquor questlon thst th< wets migbt oill ao elettioo, ebculd Ber ryville be allowed to vote by itself, ?litninatlng the vote of the people cutdde fie town Ia the samemagUtarlaldistrlct, Mr. Grlgsby made the assertion tbat hls bill waa being fougbt by a lituteoaot ol Or. JamfiGanoon, jr., of the Aotiialoon League, becausebe (Grlg'by) bsdrefused to Mibscribe to certaio docrices, !!<? appealed to thn Bouae to aui'.ain him. He was upbeld. Tba H use finance commiti ?e sent he Seoate losuracce bill to tbe Honse witb the recooimeodatlon that it be adopted with ao amendment wblob provides tbat tbe life iosuraoce companles mait pay a tax of * per ceot of their groas receipta. Thls itemof the bill aa* origlnally 1* per oent. The Uoase paised oo lesa tbao 115 oiils on tbelr secood readlng, a'l o them heing local or mlnor measurea taken up uoder a special rnle. Tba biil for .he revlslon of Ihe ccde waa dlsmissed from tbe caleoder oo mo tion of its patroo, Mr. Wliliamr. Wbeo tbe bill on thesame sobject proposed by 'he Virgiola Bar Assooiatlon wai rea.h 6, lt mtt tbe same fate at tha baod* ol tts pa;roo, Mr. Pa;?. The bill prohlbitlng actora from mak tog perional references l) people in tbe suilence waa dlsmissed by mction cf Mr. gtsarnee, tbe fatbor of the measur?. Among the bllls advanoed wblch are Importaot or wbich have beeo in Ibe poblic eye are ibe followiog: Levyiog a tax oo mereactlle agenci -s; levyiog a tax on losoraoce brokere; rrqalrlng err ployers to provlda aeats for femsle em ployes; to aathorlxe boarda of tupervisors io appropriste maoey for sgricultural school?; to define and classify lodosttlal 1 k beoett'. compsntrs aid asa.ciniioua; n autborL: bosrds of uipervlsors topas* Iswb for the protecbn of poblic ro?ds or bildges. Aa ameodmeot waa added forbiddlog t:e board cf superrlaoia cf any conoty to prescrlbe the wldth of any ilie uileaa by. vtt; of ibe peopl*; to prc hlbtt tha practioe of fortuoe tellla?, . Niviyance or palmhtrr. Ameoded w as 11 exempt tbose wbo prsctlse from rel'gloas bellef aod wbo r.re meaabers of uiih rcognlted rellglo s orgaaization. Requirlcg ra'.Iroad* t) poet ootic:n of dalayeu trains. To problblt tha establl hmeot of 'o'l gatea on rcada consttuctel in wb la or to part by state aid. To allow a redaotlon ot foar days a mooth la the time of jall convicis on I u I c rosds for good behavlor. To allow aa tew asaix people to oltend eleotrocL'.loos ToprohibU mayora of cltlea wbo re* ceive aalariea from eollecting feea tcr lautiog warranta or trylng cases. To problblt the use ot opn-n io tba maou'ariure of elgsrettcs. To make it a misd?^s4nor for con mo-; tarriera to refme to acceptine: cbaogeable mi'.esge booki oo trains. To provide for tbe examloatlon of agri nltn*: 1 l.me. The F. zbugh-Myers iure food bill. Tbe confareoce report oa tha bill rc garding state dcpiaitarlea wf 9 taken np, cu> hefore it waa disposed of the Honse idjjaroed. Afcsstofiool wasglven tbe H'ti?e when tbe dalfgatioa from Laoenturg dlstrict preaeoted D2legate 8 H. Love with a silrer tnreen to msrk the 1 ry fonrih annlversary of his weddlng, Mr. Spatig made tbe spetch of presenta'loo and iu a mo*t traceful veli txpreBsed the good feeliag be and hh c lieagnes had for "Brotber Love" aod bis better balf. Ia answer, Mr. Love 'poke most feeliogly. U- aaid it waa tbe first wed diog j.reseot he bvf ever lecfived, and that bia apatectatioo knew no booode Mr. Live volced hls thanks from he fbor of ihe Hooae, and Mrs. Love ?bowed" hers from tbe gallery, ficm wheb sbe vlewed witb evldeot prlde aod pletiure tbe preseotatioo, Tbe bense o-'-mmHtaa oa agrloalture FOR RE3STT No. 1000 King atreet. Fine Store Room. 119 S. Fairfax street, i 2 Fine Office Rooma 212 Duke street. 10 Room Frame. 22& N Patrick street. 7 Room Frame. 1416 and 1148 Duke atreet 7 Room Prarae 335 N. St. Asaph street. Store & 6 Room Frame 310 S. Waahington street. 8 Roo n Brick. 311 S. Columbus street. 7 Room Frame. 302 Duke street. 8 Room Brick. 1101 Prince atreet. 7 Room Brick. $20 $15 $18 $15 $15 $16 $13 $13 $12 $12 500 Cameron atreet 7 Room Frame. 425 S. Lee atreet 6 Room Frame. 321 King street Third Floor Hat 342 Commerce street 6* Room Frame. 312 N. Pitt street. tiRoom Frame. 621 S. Patrick street. 5 Room Brirk. 103 N. West aireet 5 Room Brick. 509 Wilkes street. 5 Room Frame. 631 Wilkes street o Room Frame. $11 $11 $10 $9 $9 $7 $5 $5 $5 JOHN D. NORMOYLE, _KING AND ROYAL STREETS_ FOR SALE Three of the fineat homes in Alexandria city, built of brick, two stories high. containing eigbt rooms, reception hall, bath and pantry, with coocrete cellars, heated wltb ho? water and liehted with gas and electric lights; stone iaundry tuhs, with ?anitary plumblog throughout Bath rooma and vestibules tiled. Lota 20x100 feet to a ten foot alley. Located on the North Side of Prince Street, Between Waahington and Columbus Streets. We will be pleased to hare any parties inspect these houses, aod wi 1 be glad to have any prospective bome buyers cal1 for full details as to price, terras and full infornwtion at the officel of Thompson and Appich Real Estate, Loan and Insurance. 107 South Royal Street.Alexandria, Va and mloiog yeaterday afternoon dectded to repcrt onfavorably (be bill to catab liah a uo'i >d agt'.co! ui al board. Tbe aottouoi tae comm ttee ia regarded as a ilap at the goveroor, for it ia the only m?*Hi'e pendin^ which he baa cbam ploned in any way.Tha otject ol tbe bill ii?imply tocoordtoaie all bracchea ol agncaltoral wrrk in Vitjinia u.der ooe board, Kesded by 1 >e goveroor. The jolnt committee appoioted to con fer *vi htm.'Uls <l tbe Richmond, Fr d erickahurg aod Potimac Railnad, w.tb regard u the aarrendcr of the charter of that road, askrd for fu tber ttme for oor saltation. It waa grantrd. News of tlie Day. Sooga from "O-rmeo" and "Elrotra" auig by Mntip, Maarlo ln the t >p of >be Metropolllan tower In New York yester div were cooveyed lo an aadience it Na?atk, N. J., by meaoa of the oe* OaForeat wlreless telephooe. Tbree men loet their llvea yeaterday ' Wbeo tbe Forney H<t>l, at Foroey, 20 m'.H from IViliaa, Trxaa, waa dettroyed by fire. Tbree etore boildinga, with stocka of dry goode, groceriea aod dmga, were alao lurned, theloaa beiogf 50,000. George G Ward, vicr preaident and general roansger of the Oommercial Oihle Oompany, ancru :ces tnat io view of tbe poblic demand fof locreeaed cable facilit aa and greater epeed tat ?iaaa__> aloo, tbe Oommercial Qablo Oompany will pruceed at 0-C8 \'j iay ao additiooal traoa-Allaotio cable. Thia will be the alxth cable wbioh tie Oommercial Oable Oompaiy will own betweeo Earope aod America. Mr*. Oiemert Gray and H'ory Orook were killrd acd John Ojden waa badly \ injued by a bolt of Jtgbtnicg at the home of Mra G ay, at Jonesviile, Fla., Wedneaday. Mre. G ay waa dyiog and Oro'.ka aod Ogdcn bad taken a Hght to her bedalde to eee if ahe were atiii allve. Juit aa they beot over her a vlvid flaah of llghtolng kilied Mra. Gray aod Cror _a and sbocked Ogdeo so badly tbat be ia [a a prccarit ui conditlon. At a meti ogof tio Br't'ah Aatronone ical Aaaociatloo, ia I.oodon, Wednea* day, tbe rece pt waa aonooccedof a telr Ktam from Prof. Pido.x, of tbe Geneva obaervat iry, ttitlog tbat be bad diacov tred a new onmet about one degree dia tant ftiD Hdlev'a comet, which waa traveliog maoy hoodreda ot milea a aec ood faatcr than the latter. The new vlaltor will be koown as B 1910. The Phil.delphia Rapld Traoslt Oom? pany I* ready to arbitrate all diflereocea wltb tbelr lormer eonployeea ex.ept tbe recognltion of (he Oar Moo'e Uoioo. f?trike Leader O. O. Pratt alao fa?ora arbltratioo Tbe preaeoce of 200 a a aooed flgl i r? of the montsd c oatabo lary haa reatored reaaonably order in tha ??reeta A mob of tbe torbalett a lildi'. trlet n Kanalagton a. u-rled to civer as booo a? the moonted atate police drew thair revolvers. Preaident Taft haa giren orders tbat arre-ti o utt follow any at tempt to Interfere will Ualted Stotea maii oari. Klllcd by Avalaache Miaaoola, Moot., Feb.25-In the wake of ao avalancbe oo the Wett end of ihla dlviaion ol the Poget 8oand lloe, tbree men and one wemao are d?ad today aod one man ia badly Icj-red. Obarlee Nel ?on, with tbree cencpaoiooe, crawied tuinnhjared. Dealls of the dlaaeer r,ached bere today. The victima occn pi.da prcapector'a aback. Not a tratn will paia ovir the Wett end of tbe Mlsr oala divfaloo of the road befcra tonlgbt Almost tbe et \ n line Ujv* Haoghan io Avery, aix'y milea apart ia blocked with sojw, tbe reaal: of a eeriea of avalanch tt. B<vtrd tralea era anow boood. Recover Dg from a Rrokan Nack. B-t.o, Feb. 25,?Deepte the fact tl at Lf'nry B^lcher, a B>aton drajmao, rr-fce hia oeck when ba fell from a wagooJaooary 7, be will leave a kcal hnspita! a well aao avitbia a few d*y. Haiu'eia cocaidered ooe of ne moat remarkable lo medical annals. After hia Irjury Bilcber bovered for aeveral wetk* bttween Ue and dct tb ootll a few daya ago wheo be b?gan to Improve. Tbe man grew ttrcoger every day aod ?aaaabie lo Uke cooaiderable ncu'iah. tr,eo>. Oa Febrnary 19 tbephyatciana removed theemtrgeccy brace from bia occk, __ Tba Market. rjaergaiowa, D, C.ftt. 35. Waeai 115-i* JEWELERS. WATCH AND 'eJEWELRY REPAL lL,! Any Watch, Clock or article of Jewe'ry is usually worth Repairiog. We are always .lad to gfve fs Iratea co such wo/k, aod you'JI be anrpriaed at bow Jittle It coitr. If your watcl' or clock cac not be repatred or voor jea elry fixed, we'll fraokly tell you so. Doa't say "It oao't be dooe" 't 11 wa hate a look attt. All work promptly done and guaranteed. 629 King Street Beil Phooe 242. We do not att?mpt to give to you a repist big and grand. It'a just an exodieut Dtiry Luoch we pltee at your roramxnd. Tbere nre mmy wbo'll eat a saadwiob to every one thui <) i..->, On lobster mlml, quail on toasr, wsshed down with high-pneed wines Our crfieei^del cous aid we give a brim ralng can, And when oa leave fbr home we know yon'll get tbere stmding up. If you spend more than tweutv flre centa a the rarnaron 0:1 *0*U own paraonal order you will be a star pitron and sven thia amall aroonnt will t.r'ng you mn'e heal'hy and wb ileaome e*ting cn fnrt than dollarw spent in h1?h-Dric-.t wtfea. CAMERON DAIRY LUNCD, 905 Kiog atreet. Opso all night. Flawless Diamonds t In our srock you will sce # only the purest stone, # from the amallest to the lorgest We have a par ticular pride and plea.s ure in h-mdli ig only the bt-st. May we be favor ad wi h your inepection? R.C.Acton&Sons Jewelers and rilvmmiths. *L%?*. *.-%%,'%. v* *%%%%< VIRGINIA.?Ia the Clerk's Offioe ofthe Corporati'ip Conrt of tbe City of Alex an.lria, cn tbe 2Mh day of February, 1910. Rsrtha M. Tajl >r 1 va > In chaooery, Jobn H. Tajlor I Memn. Tbe >,\ j-ct of tbis suitls <a obtain for 'he complainant a a vo-ce frcm the bond of matrimony frem the defend?<t, the < uit'idy of heriufant cbili, Jnaiah W Taylo', eid lor gener?l relie'. Tt appearing by an affidavit fileu in this eause that tbe defendent, John fl. Taylor, la a noi-rer-ident of tha Hut-: It is O: dered, That said defendnnt appear here with io fifteen days after due pnbliretion of this order, aod do what is cecsaary toprotect his interestt in this snit, and that a copy of this order be forthwith inferted in tbe Alexan? dria (Jftzette, a uewapaper pnbliahed in the city of Alexandria, onne a week for 'our su? '-wsive w* ks, and postad at the frent door of the Conrt ii'.oae of thia ciiy. A copy?Tewtk _ . MCVELLS. OREENAWAY.Clerk LewiaH Machfa, p. q feb'24 w<*;f_ F>R RENT ? DWELLIN'O aartbwaateat cer Coluubu* aud I'riiKeas stre?ts, 9 rooms, wate and gaa, large jard. App'.y lo J. C. MILBURX, 113 aorth Boyal atrtst. i-'itiXt_ WIi L taj for rsahe.*ix or teven r<om BOUBK, wuh or wiihout Uaarove mer.t> mpat be in good locatiou. Addt.aa P. O. Box 3. Oi'y Po-.t<>nVe._feh& 3t WANTBD. A gcol VVH1TK MAN' Tor the stable. Wrtte to Mrs. LEr\ Burke, Va. feb24 3t Leadloahr'*! i.e'ry C?agh Syrnt. .s j.om aod eaay to take. ai.d jou cao't heat itia ruriog cough*. Oo aud g*t a bottU now, Wy