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SucH Astronomical Plmits As Professor Plckering Would Bring Together In a World-Wlde Coniblnatlon. THE ftOYKl OBSEHVKTOHY AT t-REENWICH FOUNDKD BY CHflRLBS JJ IN !67By-CEl.EBl?ftTEr fORm MEa-URET^-NTS OF TIME VPON. ' WHICH THE. GW.BHDAR OBPBNDS. -"* THE ROY/lL.OBSERVAtORY, CAPB TOWN -j^fc^ 1NTERIOR VIEW.-.HOVJING 81R PWID =*<^_>. GIL-L'S FAMOU9 HELIOMETBR. TOBHflRWRD HKJH AWTUPE OBgBHV/ITOR?^ NBHR; Xn-qvilP^, PEfTV-* THE LOPTJEST. t,n8tK?8msA. ob&kvotosqmn >^ H/'rW/'RP CDLLEGE OBSBRMTOHY. GflMBrTO-BTX r ?wassMhusettsb ^ TflBlEnDlN. .BrlTHEOP.T!*ll.*RFHOrO(jRHFMYAND OTH-R "MPORMNT A.TROriOUIiCAli flGT'V'TIESv' &S^ THE LICK OBSERWTOHY ON r MOUNT HflMILTON, GALIFORNIA WHICH CONTAJNS TfiE -ELEBHATED LIGK TBLESCOPE. THB* CHWE5E HOYAL 0&5?RVATOR.Y.-PEKtN AV1&W .5H0WINC. TKfi 3H0NZE"-RVADRANT. ^3fiNT BY LOUIS XIV OFfflArJfiB TO T-IE" E/IP.ROR %___ a^B*?*. _?** (Special Corrcspondence to The Times Dlspatch.) CAMBRIDGE, MASS., April IS, 1933.? ' What.a milllon dollars would do for the sclonce of astronomy; how a great be nlflcont trust mlght bo formod among the world's leading aatrnnomers; how. a bonrd of advisers, conslstlng In part of dlrec tors of tho prlnclpal obsorvatorles of tho United States and In part of oldcr as tronomers retlrod from actlve work, could apportlon the Incomo from such a sum of money In such manner that tho best possiblo astronomlcal use would be made of It?such in ossence Is an nstronomer's thoroughly practij-l dream descrlbcd in a special report Just issued by Professor Edward C. Pickoring, dlrector of tho Ha'r vard AstronpmlpaJ Observatory, on the subjeot of the "Endownment of Astron? omlcal Research." And it Is a dro'nm that, consldcrlng tho fact that the endow ment of the observatory in hls chnr.?e has been Incrcivsed from $170,000 to $900,000 in the past quarter of a century, may seem to stand a falr chanco of belng reallzed. At any rate, Professor Plokerlng, who has already had good npporlunltles to nco tho beneflts derlvc-d from dlsbursements of even small Burns of inonoy which have enablcd dlfferont ubservatorles to cnrry on speclal investlgatlons, Is so fully con vlncod thiat the proposttlon of Incorporat lng, as lt wero, an astronomlcal trust with n capitailzutlon of ono milllon, or even two milllon dollars, ls fetiBlble that he has had no hcsitnncy ln ontlliilng nnd publlahlng it with conalderablo fullneas of detall. Such a sclentlfic organl.atlon would Have all tho advantages, ho be .Wff..^>.^4,te/i'j^ WINE OF CARDUI Cured Mrs. Laura Van Anken, 1074 Columbia St., Chicago, Worthy Secretary, Independent Order of Good Templars. OnioAoo, Im?, Ocr. 13, 1002. 1 heartily endorse Wine of Cardui because I havo found it Uie only inedicino which evor helped ine. jfferrd for yearB with beadttchos and pains in the lower regions. At tiiiu-s l WttS so dizzy that I had to go to bed and c.ietence was simply misery. Tho doctor told me that I had ulceration of tho woinb of long standing !in<l this disease simply drained my life forces. Aftor J began using W'ino of Cardui I grew strongor gradually. My L'eni'iul health began to iuiprove before the firnt bottlo was used and vrithin a month tha dizzy Bpells were rroiif 1 used tlie treatrnent for fully tbreo months, each day feeling bejter. until gradually new health and glrength caine to me. I cannot ?peak too bighly of vour wouderful remedy. y^PV /^5x^-vo-_k- ^S_Wsu i/j>CcAt^^^%. Wino of Cardui gtrikes at the very seat of female weakness by regulating the inonstrual flow, Tho Wino is ? Bucceflsful prescription that has stood the test for threo-ouarters of a coutury during wlib.h period 1,500,000 suffering womcu have Becurod health by its use. Wine of Cardui is offered to the millions of women who, like Mrs. Van Anken are baving their life forceB drainod away by tho seourge of female sicknesa. Hut it ia your duty to etop this clruin,to eradicate thi* seourge, whitb is rendenng your lifo uheuual to the demands of your fatnily and loveel onea. Nino teen out of tiwery twenty wom?n -who have used Wine of Cardui cndorBe it in tlie bigheaj terniB. Mrs, Van Anken'a letter nd Uie thouBands of other letters which come to us unsolicited are tlie strongest inducements to attract you to this great healtb-giving remedy. Mrs. Van Anken beartily endoites Wine of Cardui because it is tho only medicine ? wero wustmg ybichhelped ber. li(*:auBe itcured herheadachesiuid pains. lieoaune it Btopped the tflrrjbje draini which her life away.aud because it made her a Btrong and licallliv woman. What betier reason could be offered for yoa to give VVine of Curdui a samplo trial. All dinggists gell $1.00 bottles. *ft-_-^?9Z>?_n%-__.i^;r.^^ lleves, of the commerclal or industrinl trust and nono of its objectl.mablc fea tures. "No one," he says, "cr.uld object to a trust in wheat, for exurr.'o, lf Us only object were to Increase tli;_ quality, and cspoclnlly tho qunntity, of tho crop nnd to fnrnlsh lt at tho lowest posslblo rates, while all tho timo aldins thoso who are not mombers of the trust In every posslblo way. *. .* ,??, It is irnlvorsnlly admitfed that in the industrinl nrts there Is a great advnntugc ln co-oporatlon nnd In carrying on work on a largo scnlc. The same remarks npply to sclcntlfic Investl? gatlon, with tho ndded ndvantago that the supply and domand nro indoflnltely great, so that tho market can never bo gluttcd." Tho general plan urgod by Professor Plckerlng is aa follows; IIo would have a central bonrd of advlsers, composed of lerdlng astronomers ot tho United States, who would meet nt least onco a year? and probably at ilrst oftener?to dotor mlno tbo npportlonment of the Tncomo of the nstronomlcal trust fund?an income, by the wuy, thnt should amount to nt least $50,000 nnnually to nccompllsh tho work that Is, from tho nstronomer'a point of viow, of prcsslng Iniportance. Thls bonrd- would bo ablo to placo vnrlous tnsks of observation and cnlculntlon just where' they could best bo pcrformod. Every dnnger of duplicatlon of work would tbus bo ollmlnatod. Thls Is, Indocd, a most serious conslderatlon ln astron om>, for hltherto a most dlslienrtculrig sott of wnsto of time, money and onergy hns been notod among astronomlcal ohscr vatories throughout tho world. For ex a'niple, flfty observatorles sot out to ob scrve tho plnnet Eros durlng its opposl tlon In 1900, but so far as ls known, only two or thrco havo mado tho reductlons neco'ssary to rendor thelr obscrvatlons of nny valuo. *? Not only would the spoclal endowment of thls now Instltutlon have to be managoa by tho board, but a closo connoctlon with nll hstroiilmlcal rosearch funds would neod to bo establisbed as fast as posslble In order that the Incomea from these, too, should be applled in tho most effect? lvo way. In fact, It would bo deslrablo to scer.ro a maxlmum of centralization of astronomlcal intorests in the hands of the one board. Membershlp In tho organlza tion. howevor, would cortainly havo no c-lfect upon tho amonnt of tho approprla tlon offered to any glven observatory; all that wouud be hpcessnry would bo ovl donco of capaclty to do the requlred work. One advahtago of thls centralization schomo ls that the results from tho largo sums of money at present Invested In astronomlcal plants would at" onco bcgln to yield a rlchor roturn than now, for.it must not bo supposed that evory dollor glven by gc-norous friends of sclenco to tho causo of thls sclouco ls produclng Ideal results. As a matter of hlstory, we had at ono' timo ln the Unltod States a great observatory with no teloseopo in it; a great tolesnopc wlthout a tralnod ns tronomor; and a dlstlngulshod astrono mor whose valued obscrvatlons, tho out growth nf years of hard work, woro ren dered usoloss for Inclt of a few hundrod dollars lo publlsh them. Even at thls wrlling there nro beautiful nbsorvatorloB ln tho I'nltcd States, cqulpped with pow erful teloscopes, which IIo ldlo and thore foro useless a great pnrt of tho nlght. Such an unfortunato stato of thlngs has grown up because Indlvldual donors have glven money here and thero wlthout con sultlng the actual needs of the sclenco of astronomy. In brief, the wholo plan Is for nn Instl tution thal will advance tho lnterests of astronomy under tho comblned advlco of the loadlng astronomers of tho world. Professor Plckerlng, howevor, Is con vlncod that It would be for the distlnct advanrage of tho new Instltutlon to havo Its funds Invested in the namo of tho president and fellows of Harvard Col lego, ns tho Unlvorslty corporatlon ls callod, bolloving that tho stnndlng of tho unlversity Insures practlcally abso luto permanency In flnanclal managemont Mr. Starr T. Murphy, the flnanclal ex port, who Invostlgated tho Harvard moth ods at the rcriuost of Mr. J. D. Rocko foller beroro the latter made hls mllllon dollar glft to tho Harvard Medlcal School, was ablo to report, for examplo, that tho unlversity has nevor yet lost a fund through bad investment. Profoasor Pick orlng also cltes tho fact that the funds Invested by tho troasurer of ^arvnrd Unlvorslty now amount to moro than $14, OOO.COO and thnt the net rato of Interest durlng tho past year has nmounted to four and elght-tentha per cent, So that Harvard would be admirably competent, ln Professor Pickering's opinion, to take chargn of tho flnanclal end of such an astronomlcal trust as ho has proposed, But howevor flnancod, ho hopos to seo it carrlod out regnrdless ot commonwealth, country, or porsonnl conslderatlons. HOUSE-CLEANINC A Thotovgh Cleansing of the System Now ls the Stifest Protection Against Spring and Summer Skkness. No good house keeper ever neglccts Spring cleaning. With plentyof soap and water, hard scrubbingand sc'our ing, sunlight and air,-she soon gets rid of a\\ rubbisli, nlusty odors, gerins and microbes, and tlie ditst and dirt that have accumulated during the lon^ winter inonths. But when, the house has been put'in order, and the premises cleared of all old plunder and trash, the great majority of house keepers feel that Spring cleaning is over. ~ ' r ' '?'--' "1 ?"'" ".L. l ' and that thebacl , , they are suffering are due. <; neglect of the more importan. and necessary work of Phy: house cleaning. A clean house does not insurc against disense, but a clcan system does. The poisons and huniors., engendered v/ithin the body, the _waste matter that is clogging the system and contaminating and vitiating the blood, are far more dangerous to health than the dirt and dust of our.homes. In the winter time we givc free rein to our appetites, and eat more and ofteuer than is for our, good. We inhale'the polluted air pf badly ventilated offices and rooms, take little or no exercise, and our bodies become a veritable hot-bed^of disease-bearing germs, and our blood is loaded with impurities and poisons of every conceiv able kind; and no wonder that Spring time is so often Sick time and finds us in such poor physical condition, with vitality slowly wasting away, our digestion impaired, the liver torpid,' and all the bodily organs' over-worked and out of repair. Unless our systems are given a thorough cleaning, and the blood purged and purified, the simplest malady maydevelopinto some serious disorder or end in chromc 'invalidisin, and often the pent-up impurities, poisons' and humors break out through the slgn, and all through the Spring and Summer you are tormented with boils, itchy rashes, sores, bumps and pimples, and all manner of ugly pustular and scaly eruptions. ( Physical house cleaning should begin with the. blood. 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It builds you up, improves the appetite, and aids the digestion and# assimilation of food, and keeps the system in a healthy, vigorous condition. S. S. S. is guaranteed purely vegetable, and can be taken by the old, middle-aged and young without danger of any harm ful effects. S. S. S. is a blood purifier and tonic combined, a perfect Spring medicine and indispensable in Physical house cleaning. Write us fully about your case. No charge for medical advice. THE SWIFT SPECIFIC COMPANY, ATLANTA, GA. MORE ROOM FOR NORMAL New Additlon to the Farmvllle School Has BeenCompleted A VERY VALUABLE ANNEX n All Its Detalls and Appolntments it Will Provide Not Only For the Work of the School But the Comfort of the Young Ladios. FARMVIL.L/E, VA.. April 18.?Tho now nddltion to the Stato Femalo Normal School has Just been completed. It will be remembered that tho Legislature appro prlatod, $25,000 for tha erectlon of thls additlon, and novor was the money of tho Stato moro Judtdously invested. Tha wlng is on the wost slde of the school buiidlng, bullt ot brlck of tho flnost aort, and measures 110 feot in longth, with n wldth of flfty-clght foot. On tho baso mcnt floor and its south end thore ls a long, well-llghted, well-ventilated room, dlvlded by foldlng doors ln its center and rfestined for the Ufles of the practlco school, Near by on tho samo floor aro well-constructcd cloak rooms, whllo to tho east and woat aro other commandlng rooms, separnilng tho ono from anothor by graceful arches. Thls floor will not yet bo furnlshed, but Is finlshed ln overy datnil, roady for chlldren when they aro crowdod from othor quarters, The second floor will bo dovotod for tha present to tho uses of tho prautlce Rchool, Tho largo room to tha Bouth will bo glven up to tho flrst and socond gradBB; that on tho east will bo occupled by the thlrd and fourth gracles; a stlll smaller room, on the samo door, by those of tho soventh and elghth grados. Adjolning thls Is the ooay sanc num of Mlss Woodruff, tho accompllshcd prlnclpnl of thls department. Here, too, the Juvenlle llbrary will bo found, for which attractlvo bookcasos havo beon urranged, and to the growth ot which will bo glvon enrnest and perslstent of fdrt, AcrosH the hallway from thls room thero ls a cut-ol'f, which is to bo dedl catotl to nature study, |n wlilch tha llttle ones are expeoted to spend many of tho most delightful moroonts of study hour. On tho thlrd floor the large south room, runnlng from east to west. will be known hs general class room, und under the dl rcotlnn of Mlss Andrews, tho noourata tipd accompllshed muBlcal dlrectresB 'of tho Instltutlon. Horo, too, tha Y. W. C, A, will hold thelr meetlnga. It is rlght hard to conceiva of a room better adapted t > Hiieh purposes. Tho east room on thls floor may bo called geography room; horo Mlss Reynolds, commandlng of persou and communding In Jntelloct, will bo ln charge. Soparated from thls by an nrch way ls what Is known as biolojlcal l-oom, , where lnboratory work will bo done. Dlreotly opposito and to tho west of thoso you entor the llbrary, and wh!lo not as handsome as the Copgresslonal Llbrary at Washlngton, lt ls an arilstlc and nrchltactural gem, The room for tho ^pc-oks is 80*24, with ft tfftllery surroupd H__-H--_---_---Bffl_--l 'ing It, and sholf space for 10,000 volumes. The readlng room adjotnlng Is 30x22, and both are furnlshed Is most approprlate stj'Ie. Tho . desks, tables, chalrs pnd chest of drawors have been aeleoted with exqulslte taste, and ln thelr make-up both useful and ornamental have been beauti? fully blcnded. Here. too, light nnd ven tllatlon havo been perfectly secured. Thero Is, porhaps, no handsomor llb? rary. and readlng room to bo found In any Instltutlon of our Southlandi On thls floor there ls a small room, which will be glvon up to tho study of modern languages. Golng now to the fourth floor you flrst cntor the largo, well-appolntod and thpr oughly-equlppcd Inflrmary, furnlshed with half a dozen cots of snowy whlteneas and spotless. cleanllness. The" whole surroundlngs belng so ploas ing to the eye that n glrl of ruddy cheeks and thrllling with full health was heard to exclalm enthuslaatlcally, "I must got slck at least for a day Just to enjoy rest lng on one of those cots nnd to rovel In the luxury of thls envlronmont." As companlpri to thls largor slck room aro ? two smaller rooms, suppllcd each with a slnglo cot, to be occupled by glrls who may becomo serlously 111, should such afWctlon ovor vlslt- the Normal School. Adjolnlng theso is the llttlo chombcr of tho matroti, whoso eagor ears, watchful oyes, ready hands, wllllng feet, and sym pathotlc heart will be. ready to responrf to any nnd every call whloh may be mado from tho Blck. Tho bath room for tho peoullnr use of thls department Is an ar tlstlo croatloh.'woll nigh perfect in Its ev? ery detnll. Tho walls aro of marble, tho tub of purest porcelain, the floor of tlllng, are germ-proof, and henlth-promotlng. Those who know the health record of Farmvllle are noj antlclpatlng that thero will be many slck In the Bchool, but It will be cheorful readlng for home folks to bo told that' lf tho daughters do get slck, thoy, will havo moro". than ordlnary care, l though -away from htimo. Tho rest of thls floor ls occupled by soven dbrmitorles, which furnlsh sleeplng roorn for twenty young ladles. Each room Ifi supplled with double closets, and well furnlshed, woli llghted and venti lated. In totioh of these dopartments ls a largo bath-ropm. with statlonnry wnsh stands, flve peroelaln.bath-tubs, nnd with overy comfort and convenlonco whloh tho most fastldtous tasto could suggest or do slre. Tho entlro wlng Is furnlshed with elec trlo llghts and atoam hoat, nnd Is eon? nectod with tho mnln bulldlng by covered walkways leadlng from e?ch door. President J. U Jnrman, who ls the real author of thls spiendld strupturp. flrst procured tlie ald of compotent architects who deslgned It, and has slnce been watohlng its overy dotall with unflagglng Interest and unswerlng care, nnd now A UOST TREASURE For Which All Nallons have been Searchjng. For conturles , every c'vlll.ed notlon has been aearohlng for a lost jewel, wlth? out succosH, aomattmes a cluo would bo dlscoverod, only to ba Jost agaln, untll thti hope of Ita over. belng found has. al niost been despalred of. Thls prlceless Jewel Ib health. But todny Dr. Burk hart'H Vegotable Compound. tha greatest health restorer the world has over known, is belng sent Into every clvlll.ed country on enrth. ln 1902, 8,760,000 parsons wero troated. Elghty, per cent of whom were cured. If you suffer from RheumatiBm, Constipatlon, NervousnoBB or any dlBeaso of tho Blood, Liver or Kldney* you can be pured by thls great remody. 26 cents. ..jM drugglstf' JIHU' 710 Main Street. Blue-FIameOil Stoves, Gas Ranges, Qasoline Stoves, Ovens for Stoves, Steam Cookers, Cream Freezers, Water Coolers, Hose, Hose, Hose, Sprinklers, Filters, Filters, Cooking Utensils, Garbage Cans, Oil, Oil, Oil, Qasoline. All Kinds of Stoves Repaired. Orders from the Country Given Prompt Attention. J.W.ANDEHSOH 710 Main Street, TANNER PA9NT AND OIL C0.r 1119 East Maln Streot, RICI-IMONP, VA? ' COLD WATER PAINTS, PLOOR STAINS, UUUSHES, and PAINTv EltS' SUPPLIES. that the cllrnax hns been roached,1 polnts^ t.o It with pnrdnnablo prlde. But whlls. Thla Is so, ho Is by no means satlsfled, and will not bo untll a worthy coinpanionr adorns the enst sldo of tho buildlng, noo will he then bo conterjt to rest from hls. labors untll ho has mado tho Vlrglnia, Female Normal School the poer of __* in the land.