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TO rh\2 Jaiiiestowh Ex^osition Coih |):iii\ Will Cclcbra.tc Two K.vniiis, MAN AND HORSE INJURED Tln: Railway ;uul|-It.ikrlit Cofiipajiyj to Acqtiirc llici J'.ay Shorc -lectrHc Property. (Speclal to The Tlmes-nispiitch.) XOHKULK, VA., l-'i-briiiiry IJ?The fnv rnai opcnlng ,,f the .TamestoWn ISxposl tloh hns been set for Aprll y>, IW, in atend of May 1.",. ir?r7, ns orlginnlly pluttti ed. It was <ni A.prU K, IG07. thnt thi EngllMi ROttlera ln tho London Compuny, flr-.'l debnrked at CnpO Henry, Vn., anrl in tlie defelrc to flttlngty celebrnte tbr- riiruth annlvorsnry ol thnt evont, ns well ,-t." th. i- f-cenlonnlnl of the sctttymiont of James tnwn, May 1.1, ls fohml th(. n-nson for rlianging thb rlntc uf tbr- fruinnl open Hlg, The eclebrntion of tlm Inndlng aunlver aary, May i.i, wlll j,..- made tln- bccoafloA of u monster i-i.-fifluutlon, whlch will b?- the great '-.-cnt of tbe exposltlon. _E_ BKOKKN. ' C, ii. .Mnrtin, a marine, ahd tbe borae he waa rhllng this aftbrnoon ln Fortfi inouth, each had n leg brokcn, The horrfe bccanie frlglitened nenr tbe corner or Bnrt and Court Street aud baCked ugulnsl a street car, Horse nnd rlder woro thrown to ihe ground, both aeverc ly Injured. The horse wns sl-ot. and the marine wus aent to the Navai Hospital. HAY BHORBJCCQIHR-D. The lntllfatlt.il .nre' lhat the Norfolk Rallway and i.ighi Company, ls prepnrlng t.? buy th'- plval Hay Shore property. 'Iho Hny Hhnro niiis through tbr- beat part of tln- bualncaa and real ilen.ee aoctlona of tho clty and on to r i.-i-nii Vlew, ihe aummer resort of tho Norfolk Rallway nnd l.igbt Company, whlch owns ocean Vlew nnd tbr. road Ihere. The Hay Shore road hns I.n In the poKHesshm of rnelver? appohttpd by Judgo K. WaddlJJ. ,0f, the I'nlted Ktates Court, on the nppJH at,i"ti of the ownera <>f thr. dffaulted "bonoa for two yenrs. Duririg that tlme tho ronrl has beeb r ornpb.-terl. hnd from a rlecarlenl property hH sbecnme a finlshed and prcfltable road. The bonds, of whlch nre J&OO.OOO, from belng worth n"l more than 10 per cent., have risen In value till thry hav,. com manded Won the markot and aro proba.1i ly worth more. nre aougtlt now b>" rivil factions trylng to get possesslon of the r.id. This morning .I'idge Wadilill arrlved r?ro to conalder ih.- repbrl ot the rc celvera nnd a'ter hearlng the a'rgumenta of th>- attoriuys he Is.Ttied u rh-cree to tbe effeet that the proposition of Edward Smlth &? ?'o.. ?f Phlladelphla, to ad v.-inoo M"J2.000 to pay the floatlng debls of the road aml to rei.-nno m</<00 ln bonds whlch had been plcdgcd for the rl-bt. ahould \k- aecepted. it i? aupposed thut this ujyanee 's reully frotn th.- Norfolk P.nilway and Light Company. formerly the property of the Wllllams syndlcate or I'.i.-hmond, nnd thnt 1; wlll bo n union of nll of the r-.-i.h of Norfolk in that oompany. .1AMGSTOWX LlTBHATl'RK. The Shlppern' and Travelers' Aasocla tlr>n, of New York, whlch has been dls trlbutlng Jamestown Kxposltion Illern tc.re, writes to t.'. R. Kclley, chlef of press und publlcity, that Its supply has bccn exliausted aml tliat It desires an? other shlpment of booklets antl proc.la matlons. The exchange has had a num? ber of Inqulrles relatlvo to conceaslpns und the secretary. . J. Carleton Drakei wrlte that the interest in New York la widespread. NEW MASONIC LODGE. Ashland Postmastership Again Causes Lively Discussion. (Speclal to Tho Tlmes-DIspatch ) AHII1AND, VA,,' ^February 12.?Tha Ashland Lodge of .Masons recently ap pclntod a .speclal committee, eonslstlng ol Messrs. Doswell, Shepherd and Frank Cox to mnke n report on tlie condition bt the Masonlc Hall, and recommend waya and means of reinodeling the pres < nt building or crecting a new building. The committee is unaulmous ln favor oi' building a couunodlous and up-to date Masonlc hall; pn the present slte or elsewhere, nnd ns tnoat of tbe Ash 1; nd Masons are ulso in favor of tlie plan of a new hall, It is likely that inimediate steps will l.-o taken with thls object ln vlew. Tho Ashland I^idge, No. lw>, haa practlcally outgrown tbo pres? ent hlstorlo (juarters whlcli aro pro nounced uiisat'o, nnrl tho land value of Its property opposite tlio tcrmlnus of the nc-w electric line wlll enable the project Inc: of very sntlsfactory building ar rangements. Tho fpiestion of.-th?. Ashland postmas tr-rship Is reportetl to be. again under The popularity of the Piano oaiiaes mukers of other pianos lo arguo that tho instcumont they'ro endeavorlng to aell Is "just as good'os tho STIEFF." Don't buy a "justias good" whon you can buy THE BEST FOR 60 YEARS dlrect from our faotory, on onsy torms, for less than other makers eharge you for a plano not to.,bo comparod ln qunl lty to , !: The Stieff INVESTIQATEl Ch&s. M. Stieff, '. ESTABUBHED 1842. 307, E. Broad Street. U, B. SLAUGHTER, Manaaer. ECZEMA AFFLICTS WHOLE FAMILY Father and Five Children Suffercd for Two Years With Terrible Eczema?Home Remedies and . Medicines Gave No Relief? 'Mother Expresses Joy at WONDERFUL CURE BY CUTICURA REMEDIES "My hiiBband and five children were all afliicted with eczema. They had it two years. Wo used all the home rem? edies wc could hear of, without any rclicf, and then went to a phyaician and got medicine two difTerent timca. and it got worse. lt affectcd us all over except head nnd handa. Wo saw Cuticura Ilcmedics advertised and con cluded to Iry them. So I aent for $1.00 worth, consisting of one cake of Cuticura Sonp. ono box of Ointmcnt, and one vial of Pills, and wc commenced to use them. I do not know how to cxpresa my ioy in finding a cure, for two of my chil? dren were bo bar] that they hnve the brown scars on tbeir bodies where they were sore. If it will be of any .benenfc to you, you can publish my letter with pleasure. Yours truly, Mrs. Maggie B. Hill, Stcvcns, Mason Co., W. Va., June 12, 1905." CUTICURA A BLESSING To Skin-Tortured Babies and Tired Mothers. The suffcring which Cuticura Soap and CuticuraOintmnnt have alleviated among the young, and the comfortlhey bave afJorded worn-out and worried parente, hnve led to their adoption in countlcss homes aa pricelesa curativea for birth humors, milk crust, scalled head, erzemas, rafihes, and every form of itching, ecaly, pimply skin, and scalp humora, with loss of hnir. of infnnny and chlldhood. Guaranteed absolutoly pure. Sold throuihout th? world. CsHenra. BVwp, Me.. Olrt nnl, U*., Hmnltnt. JIO-. (in form ot Chorolatr Cn?trd Ti.:,. -''. n" ?!?: of "", f'7 ?? '"I "' ?:: dni((Uu. P,.tt?r I>nij| * CMm. Corp., N>,f Prt<F?., Boiton, Hm?. S9r\?Uued i itr, " 11 -jw to Cu-'t L.ttj Huuor." splrlted discusslon here and at Wash? lngton. The present Incumbent n.nd act ing postmaiter, Mr. .1. Bylahd Kleet, has Im?'ii a "hold-over for several years, and hns given enllre catlsfacUoh and l.oicls nn nnusually flnc record for efflclency at tli<; PostOfnce D.partmenl in Wash? lngton-. M" not only has the backlng of senators and members of ("ongross, aa well ;tn several of the President's lnti mate fricnds and odvlsers. but Is the 1k pular candldato of the communlt'y for regular . appolntment. Ho is standlng or his record and Is sangulne atwut his regular appolntment becauso of the pre cedent that Mr. Rooseveff has estabiisli ed iu many cases of appointing quallfled i endldates for offlco Ir'reapectlve of party i>olitie*. It seems that no other leeotnmendation of any one as a suc i-essor to Alr. Fleet has entirely mot with the aproval of the Postmaster-Genernl or tho Presldent. In the last ten days tho matter has been considerably stirred ur lij- tho conference of leadlng Repub llcnns In Richmond wlth Mr. Morgan Treat and others. A "dark liorsc," rep resehted ln nn entirely new candldate. ncccptable to all concerned, has been rccommonded, and It Is likely that his nnmo wlll be announced In a few days, after further consultation with tlie Pres? ldent. Tho cntertalnment at the Hlgh School in Ashland Saturday night under the dlrcction of Mlss Ladcw. proved an en tire success. Over forty of the school chlldren nnd peoplo of the town took part. Slxty dollars was realired from tho entertainment for the school fund. Mr. Donny, presldent of Washlngton and Lee Universlty, will dollvcr the ad? dress on Washlngton's birthday, Feb? ruary 2id, In tho Washlngton Literary Society Hall of Randolph-Macon College. Mrs. I. X. Vaughnn and famlly wlll return to Ashland from Richmond, for tlie summer the latter part of Aprll and wlll resume their resldence at the country home near here, "Passodenn." At the cxplration of the lease of tho present proprlctor. Mr. W .Sackett Duell, the Henry Clay Inn wlll be roopened ln Aprll under new and exporienced man agement. The subject solocted for .ioint discusslon of debato botween Randolph-Macon and Richmond College, In Richmond, March 16th; is "Munlclpal Ownorshlp." Messrs. Lowry and Chcncry will represcnt Ran? dolph-Macon. Randolph-Macon wlll bo rcprcsnutod In tho International Young Men's Chrlstlan Association Convontlon at Nashvllle, Tenn., this month. by Messrs. Richanl Lancaster, Daniel Ellis, .1. C. Robertson, V. R. Tut-noy and J. S. GraV. Mr. J. C. Hobson, formerly "employed by the Richmond, Frederlcksbuig" and Potomac Rallroad at Doswell,. Vn., wil| tako ohnrge of his new poslllon wlth tho Chesnpeakn and Ohio Rallroad at Thurman, W. Va., ln a fow days. . A serios of lectures on tho "Chemistry of Every Day Llfo" wlll bo delivered by Dr. J. Hall Canter, of Randolph-Macon College, commencing Monday afternoon at -1 o'clock, February 12th, ln the Paco liulldlng, to whlch the public are invited to attend. Mr. Louls Maaa, of Hanover, ,entec-r. tnlned tho Kenwood Country Club ut his home inst woek. Sevorul additional candldalos have qualifled for tho positlnn of teacher in the fourth grnde of the Ashland Hlgh School, and lt ls likely that an nppoint ment will soon. bo made. Mrs. Dr. Henry Cartor entertnined a number of guests nnd regular members of tho Cnrd Club at her resldence last Thursday night. ? Mrs. Horaco G. Buohaiuw entertnined a few of her most Intlmato frlends on Thursday night at her homo here. Mr. Yanngiwnra, tho young Japaneso student of Randolph-Macon Collogo, ad drossed tho Roscbud Society of Littlo Bothel Chureh, ln thls county, to-day. Mrs. James Hoofnngle entertnined as -.hor guest here last woek Miss Carrie Fltzpatrlek, ? of 'tho Woman's College, ?Richmond. Tho announcement of the glft of $30,000 by Andrew Carnegle to tho Ran dolph-Mucon Woman's Collogo hns ere atocl a splrltod lnterest ln alma mator on tlio part'of the many alumnl pf. that In stltution hero. Caroline Court. (Special to Tho Times-Dispate'k.') BOWUNG UHGHN, VA.. Feb. 12,-Clr tiult Court cemvonod to-duy, wlth Judgo ? John He Mason proslding. A niiinher of decreos were entored.- * , ?' , The trial of Krneat BlHCkburn for nuii der waa sot for tbo ?eeoncl dnv of Aprll term. Owing to Judge Mason's i-ecent lUness only a ahort tenn of court was. held, FOR BOTH SIDES Nortli Carolina Corporation Cotii niission Clcrk to Appear in Notcd Case. SPECAL TERM OF COURT State Trcasiircr Lacy Grcatly Im? proved By Trip tu Arizona. (Speclal to Tho Tlmca-Dlapatch.) RALJSIOH, N. C? Fobrunry 11!.?Mr. 11. C. Brown, chlef clerk to tho North Carolina Corporation Comnilsslon, was summoned-to Nowbcrn thls mornlng aa ,-i witness In the notcd caao of Hall et nl vs. tho Atlantlc und North Carolina Rall road, In whlch tho plulntlffs seck to broak up tho leaso of that road from Ooldsboro to Beaufort to the Howland Improve? ment. Company, the leaso having boen made more. than a year ago by the State, ns prlnclpnl stockholder In the road. Mr. Brqwh Is summoned by both tho plnintiff nnd defemlnnt. The cuse comes up ror trial to-morrow In thn Superlor Court. Thn ? Outhrie Lumber Cotnrpany, or ShU'esvlIle, ivchnrtered, with $60,000 cnp? ital. C. B. Outhrie ls prlnclpnl Incorpo rtttor. The Busslsh-StalTord Company. of Ora li-'titi, ls authorizod to Increase its cnpital to 150,000. Ooverntir Glonn made nn otder thls mornlng for a speclal term of Kowan county Superlor Court for clvll cases, .luno 18th, the prosldlng Judge to be II. M. Justlce. A letjter from State Trcasurer B. It. liacy, who left Inst week for Arlsonu, in Iho hope of gettlng rellef from n Chronic case of asthma, Is to tbe effnet that he in al ready Improvlng. He will probnbly spend aeveral months there, lf he con? tlnuea to Improve. The uffnlrs of tho State troasury are In thti hands of (Jhlof Clerk W. F." Moody nnd the Council of Stato. Tho englnea that were In the head-on colllslon between a local frelght nnd No. fi6. northbound pussenijor traln on the Seaboard Alr Une, near Columbln,' last week, were brought to tho shops here to-day, and are the most complete spec linena of wreckage seen here in a long whlle. ThW aro locked togcther Just ns they wero ln the colllslon. nnd are worthless except for the -.crap plle. The seve.ro weather thnt hns followed "ground hog day." addlng credlt to the theory thnt these llttlo unlmal? really came out of thelr holes, saw thelr shad ows antl ran back. gave rlse tn n most rycceiisful practlcal joke here to-dny. lt wns nolsed nbout that A. Dughl had orie" of tbe llttle nnimuls at hls pl.ice on Faycttevllle Street. People flocked there to see It. and went nway. urging others of thelr frlends that they met to go to see It by nH means. The "sell," which was that the speclmen on exhibitlon wns only a plate of sausage, garnlshed nlccly wlth lernon, wan kept remarkably close. so that really hundreds of peoplo were vletims. Curator H. H. Brimley on mo down from the State Museum to see tho "llttle aniraal." with a vlew to gettlng it for that Ynstltutlon. CHESTERFIELD COURT. Large Number of White Criminals Very Unusuai. (Speclal to The Tlmes-DIspatch.) CHESTERFIELD, VA.. february 11.? Tho grand Jury impanelled to-dny at the openlng of the February Circuit Court found bllls of Indlctment against Charles E. Bowen, for hlghway robbery; Walter Kyler, for deralllng and partlally wreck Ing a traln of the Farmvllle and Powha tan Rallroad Company; W. H. Jnter, for grand larceny, and James Danlels (col? ored), for houaebreaklng and larceny. Tho eharge of horae-stealing agalnat Tlioniwell Johnson wlll be acted on later. The number of white crlmlnala ls un? usuai for thls county, the uaual crimlnal docket belng almost wholly furnlshed by the colored race. Harry Holland, Indicted at the prec.ed lng term for felonlous cutttng of Conduc tor Hawkcs, of the Rlchmond and Peters? burg Electric Rallway, was trled thls afternoon, convlcted and glven ono year In the penitentlury. A motlon to set asldo the verdlct was promptly entered and continued. Mr. E. H. Wells, local attorney for the ruilway company. conducted the prosecu tlon. the nccused belng a distaut rclatlve of the Commonwealth's Attorney for thls. county. whlle Mr. D. L. Pulliam repro sonted the defense. The plea of drunkon noss und consequent lrrcsponslblhty -was made, tho defonse admlttlng the cutting, but disclalmlng mnllce. Mr. Holland, who ls bf prominent famlly, had a number of frlends to testify in his beholf from Man chester and Richmapd. The court will devoto thls week to crim? lnal caaos. Mr. "Walter Harria, an old bllnd man, under Indlctment for reslstlng and cutting Pollceman P. L. Watts, wlll bq t'rted. Wednesday. . VVarren H. Jetor will bo triod on Sat urdny,- II. -M. Smlth, Jr.. of Richmond. belng hls counsel. IN A DEiAD-FALL. Farmers Assaulted and Robbed in a Saloon. (Special to The Timea-Dispatoh.) NORFOLK. VA.. February 12.?M. B. Hudson,, of Franklln, Va., and J. ' P. Henry, oj No. 103 Crawford Street, Ports motith,' woro assaultcd nnd robbed by four negroes ln C. J. Codd's saloon yesterday, Mr. Hudson belng rolieved of J600, a watch and chaln, and Henry of a pasa-book and pockot-book.. Harry Smlth, alleged to b'e one of tho assallants, Is In tho Norfolk county Jall. Messrs. Hudson and Henry wore pnsslng the saloon, and aeolng lt open. they wont ln to got a drlnk. Mr. Hudson had on hls poi'son Jl, 100,. .whlch was ln two parcels. When thoy h'ad been servod by Bartendor Jlm Gllls, allna "Doll Baby," Hudson took from hls pockot ona of tho packagos of monoy, containing $500, and aa ho prooeoded to aottlo for drlnks he Trvna knocked to- the floor with a beor bottle, Hla friend, Mr. Henry, waa assaulted at tho aame moment,. be? lng badly beaten. Hudson'a lower teeth wero knocked ln, so aevoro was tho blow. Tlio robbery followed tha aasnult. The otflcera oxpect- to rocover the monoy when; they apprehend the other men. FIREMEN'S BANQUET. Distinguished Speakers and Many Ladies Attend. \ripeolul to '1,'he Tiines-Diapatch.) WINGHF.STFR, VA? February U.-Tlm Chnrley nouss Flre Company helrl the twelfth- nntiunl eolcbratlnn of tli0'*iml versal-y of tlie blrth ol' the Inte Charles Broad way Rouss, at thelr hall nn Weat. Water Street to-nlght. Abotit two hun? dred guests wom present ahd an elahoratn b'atujuot waa sorverj and a apoctal pro grnmmo of muslc; wns fllfnlshcd by I'rof. ti, R. Hwlmloy's orchestrn. A fentum tho occaslon wns the prcseiice of a Inrgo niimbor of ladles for tho flrst tlmo in tho history of tho orgatiljwltlon. llon. R, T. lln.rton wns toastmaatcr,. nnd tho follow? lng woro tho speakers?Jtidg" Thomas \V. Hnrrlson, who rcspondod tn ihr- toust, "Tho Voluntoer Flremen:" Ifbn. .M. r,. Walton, of Woodstock, Va., "The . t,n. dleSjV frolmoH Conrad, Jr., "The Press;" Muyor If. H. Bnker, "Tho Clty nf Wln chosttr," and W. Roy rStophenson, "The Hench and the Bar." BLAST FULWILER. Mass Meeting at Staunton Pro tests Against Appointment. . (flpoclnl fo Tho Tlmos-nispiitch.) KTACXTOX, VA., Fcbriiuiy 12.?Over threo hundred of the most prominent biiHlnoHH mon of Stnunfon inot lu tho Corporation Court to-nlght to protcsl ngalnst the appolntment nf R. a. f-'ul wller as postmnstor. Mr. C. lt. Caldwell, presldent of tbe Board of Trn.le. prosldod over the mass meeting, and resotutlons w?re psssed wlth but three dlsscnllng votes. The rosolutlona, declared that surli nn appolntment would be dlstasto ful to a largo majorlty of ihe cltlzons of Staunton. and ln their brllef r'/.trl m?ntnl to tho Interests of tho clty, Tho Senate Is sskdd not to conflrm hts noini natlon nnd tho Vlrglnln senators asked to protest Hgalnst lt. Among tho reaaona set forth are tlmt "ho has no real lnterest in or identlty wlth tho communlty." Ho wos post master nt Buchanan. Vn., and turned that offiee over to his brother fwho holds It now) to accept a poaltlon at a hlgher salary )? tho Unlted States marshal's offlro loeated here. The dute of his reg Istratlon nn a voter is Septemhcr 30. 1D02. Itls lle to tho clty Is a Fedoral offlce, nnd lils romoval from tho clty back to his real resldenco would probably be co Ineldrmt wlth tho sevnrance of that tio. BOTH BILLS ENDORSED. Danville Favors Two-Cent Milc age and Insurance Regulation. (Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.) . DAXVILLK, VA.. Pebruary ]2.?Pres? ldent Carrington, of tho Commerclal As? sociation. wno reccntly mado n. trip to Richmond for tho purposo of liivt.stlg.it Ing tho Insurance bllls pendlng before tho Legislature, made his report to-day before the board of dlrectors of the asso? ciation, whoroupon a resolutlon wns adopted fnvorlng the Caton lnauranc blll. wltli srmio few amendmonts. The Cjulrchmaji blll, regnrdlng twr cent mlleago liooks on rallway Ilncs in Virginia, was endorsed. VISITS DANVILLE. Matters of Great Importance to Come Before Commission. (Special lo Tho Tlmes-Dispatch.) DANVILLfi VA., February 12.?W. C. Riereon, sccretary and tTeasurer of the Danville Commerclal Assoeiation, received a tclcgrani. to-day from Hun. H. C. Stu flrt,. of the State.Corporation Commission. stating that the commission would bc ln Danville next Prlday for henring nny gricvances tho c-ltlzens may have. .Tho members of tHe commission will bo met at the station by a delegation from tho Commerclal Association. and will be the guests of that organlzation during their #tay in th" clty. Thls wlll be the flret vlslt of tlio Cor? poration Commission to Danville, nnd matters of greatest Importance wlll come before tho body. Two Murder Charges. (Soocial to The Times-Dlspateh.) XORFOLK, VA., February 12.?Henry Harrison, nlias Goo Goo. colored, was ac cuscd to-day by the coroner's jury of causlng the death of Henry Hill. an old c-olored man. who died at St. Vlncent's Hospital Prlday. The men quarrelled at Money Polnt Wcdnesday about a palr of shoes. Harrison struck Hill on tlie head .tylth.a plece of scantllng and frue ture'd the .skull. Harrison lias not bech caught. Tho charge of murder was placcd against Louls Brown to-day in conse quencc of the death of Flossie Reese. He threw a lighted lamp at her whllo vlsltlng at her houso several weeks ago. She. was horribly burned, but llngered at the Bt. Vlncent's Hospital tlll she dled last night of blood". polson. Sho has wrltten letters exoneratlng him, but thore is othor evldenco that he threatened to burn up the woman if sho dld not glvo all jof her money to him. SIMPLE HEALTHFUL LIVING Tho Problem Not Dlfflcult of Solution. A Western woman who had been for years a sufferer from "chronic gastritls, lnduced, it Is belleved, by overindul gence ln coffee." gives an interestlng cx perienco with a good. healthy moral at tached to lt: "For 5 .or 6 years I tried every patcnt nostrum adv'ertlsed for the rellef or cure of dyspepsla. Sometimrs I found tem porary rellef; sometlmos I was for months bllstered and burned wlth plas ters externally, or drugged and dleted tlll I was too' dlshcarlcned and despon dent to enro whether 1 llvcd or dled, for I never got any pertniuiont rellef. "I have lived for weeks at a time on raw eggs, or dry toast, or buttermilk. or sweot mllk.- I havo fasted for days, suf ferlng the ngonles of star\'atlon. and then endured equally hcuIa agony be? causo I must eventually eat. "My kldneys beenmo badly affectcd, and a female woakness resulted. I waa dropslcal at tlmes: at others much oma clated. I tried change of cllmnto and spent 3 yoars travellng ln senrch of health, comtng back homo to tho samo old routinn of medicine. "It ls about 3 years now slnco 1 first tried Grane-Xiits foo(1?not wlth any bope of findlng anythlng I could eat, but because I was so slck of overythlng else. I Hked the nnvor of Grape-Nuts so much lhat I ato scaroely anythlng elso for a week. l "I well remember my ostonlshmenit when I found I could satlsfy my appetito wlthout paylng the penalty of hours of sufforlng; that I could eat a suppor of Grape-Xuts and sloop nll night ivftcr wnrdB?somothing 1 had not dono for years. "But ewen after a month's use of Grape-Xuts I dld not Imaglno tho rellof was anythlng moro thnn temporary tlll I found I was gululng flesh nt tho rato of tv or 0 pounds por month, that my dlgestlon wns restored, my kidney trou? blo had dlsappearod und my nerves, had hexomo ;toned up ahd steady. I have eaten Grape-Xuts dally ever alnce, nnd shall contlhue to do so as long oa I live. "At proBont 1 wotgh 157 pounds?not flabby, dropslcal fat, but hard, solid flesh. I eat 3 meuls overy day, can In dulge ln frult. and never suffer a slnglo pang from lndignstlon. My luisband, who used to suffor from coffee polaon lug (souv stomach, flatuie.n.co nnd heart burn) has long slnco glven up tho Ava blan berry and. uslng Poslum Coffeo and Grape-Xuts food. has bucomo a balo,' hoarty. healthy man. "Wo thlnk wo have so|ved the problem of almple, healthful llving. for aftor 3 vours of Grape-Xuts food we nre not tlt-pd of lt. l.t ls stlll, delicibus aud snp piles so porfectly ihe piano of mont thnt our butohor's bllls are p iilinost un kuown quautlty." N;,'nc glven hy PoBtum Co., Battle ('reek, Mlch. Tbero's a rousou. The Happy School Girl -Ggins tho senson with sparkling eyes, elastic step and glowing cheeks. Health nnd vfgor beam from every feature.?Keep her ho. Remember that long hours in close. badly vcntilated school rooms, with the accompanying vexations of ditTicult lessons, are trying to tho health of your child. Fortify her against a break down. Fehr's Malt Tonic is a health prescrver as woll as a health builder. It makes rich, red blood for growlng Boys and Girls, restores color to their pale cheeks. Gives them nervo force and vitality. In the entire history of Materia Medica, there is no preparation so palatable, so sure, and so universally cssential to both sick and well, young or old. -For Slte by all Drugjiitt Fehr*s Malt Tonic Dept, Louisville, Ky. nvnpiEi Shot and Robbed Postmaster at Hcbnon Six Years Ago. > WILL GIVE A VALENTINE PARTY Revolutionary Datigliters Raising Ftirid for Virginia Column in ' ContiiK'iital llali. (Special to The Tlniea-Dlapatch.) PIOTEHSBL'RG, VA., Kebrunry 12.?A telegram from Philadelphia to Chlef o: Pollco Bnglaud to-dny notifies him of tbe ponitlvo identlflcatlon of the negro arrested there last Baturday as Tlnker Ituffln, who shot and robbed Warren Brown, poitinaater aml merchant at He l-ron. Hinwlddle county, slx years ago, Brown recoverlrig from a dnngerous wolind in the face; To-dny's incssage : i.iie. that Ihe prlabner would be brotiRlit to thls clty nt'-obee. J. W. Sewurd'a purcliiuse of tlie young Men's Chrlatlan Association building has agaln started talk or a now hotel, the report belns that Mr. Sewnrd will re inodel the building into a handaomc hotel The purchase prlce of thlrty-fivo thou sand dollars wlll sattle tbo Indebtedness of the nssociution and leavo a surplus of flfteen thouaand, with whioh it Is pro poscd to bulld a hall requirlni; less money for Its malntenance, the present home ot tbe YonnK Men's Chrlstlan Assoeiation belng a large and elaborately iniulpped building, containing,an audltorlum, large Kymnaslutn, and numerous parlors nnd loadlng rooms. It is reported thut frlends of the ussoclatfj?if who worked for tbo present building are critlelslng tho dlrec tors for selllng It without consultlnK tho ccntrlbutors, und an effort may bo made to block tho sale. GIVE A VAI.ENTINE PABTY. The Franeea Bland Bandolpb Chaptcr, DauKhtora o?. the Amorlcan Bevolutlon, will glvo a. Valontine .party at tho A. F. 11111 Camp Hall, WedneBdny afternoon, for the fuml ot two thousand dollars now belng ralsed by the Virginia chap tr-rs of the organlzatlon to orect the Vir? ginia column in tho Contlnontal Hall at Washlngton. Mr. Ed. Marks, of Ettricks, was paln fully wounded In the leg yeaterday by the accldental dlacliarge of a platol whlch he was handllng. The ball entcred noar the groln and a'few Inches hlgher would probably- havo ' been -fatal. C. W. Coker. ot Dinwlddle county, fell into a well near hls home. a few nlghts ago, whlle drawing a bueket of water for his horse. Mr. Coker aaved himaelf by clinging to tlio chain, and was res cued after remalnlng in hla preearious condition for two hours. CHURCH FOR CHESTER. The Smallpox Situation is En Couraging. (Speclal to The Tlmes-Dispateh.l CHESTEH. VA.. February 12.?Tho Hap tists havo organlzed a coiigregatlon here, but havo no church building. Thoy aro maklng preparatlons to build a house, and are contemplatlng employing a pas? tor at nn early date hefore tlie buildlnn beehiB. To ollny the rtnnors aml approhonslons coneernlng tho smallpox. sltuatlon in ,this part of the county, your corrospotulont can stato that ho vialted tho farm of 'Squlro Thomas B. Frle.nd yesterday, near Port Walthall, whore the flrst caso ap? peared, and report that 'Sciulre Friend, thougli llvlng in fear, for Cho past two weeka, In a hut outaldo "Uls dwelllnK. where the caso flrst developed, is well and hoarty, and not a slnglo other eaan haa appeared in that community; and that here, ln Chestor, no no wcases havo been announced, even In the qiinrantlued negro famlly. Tho hope provalls that thero wlll bo no contaRlon from tho enso hero. Under the requircment thnt tho pupils of the publlo school should be vacclnated, there wero only nbout half tho attendaneo at the school hero to-day, many of tho pa? rents objoetlng to vacclnatlon. There soeins to be an lticreastng opposi? tlon to vaocinntion on the part of tbo publlc, although It la tho only known rornfly for tho smallpox, and very few of tho cusos whero any bad results follow from vacclnatlon. DISTILLERY BURNS. Work Commences On the Clover Fork Railrbad. Speclal to Tlio Tlmea-Dlapatoh.) CRAB OBCHARD. l.EE OOUNTV, VA? Eeb. 12.?Groon Clay's tllstlllery wns btirned up with all Hh contents last week. on Clover Fork, ln Hurlau county, Ky, Tho loss wus heavy., Tlie contract tor building tlie Black Mountain Rallway Company.a now Une throueh tho Crab Orchnrd \ nllcy aml down the Plglon Fork Valley to tho lin bodon nilncs. distnnce of aeventeen mlles, wus lot lo the Culaban t'on.-Uiuotloil Com pnnv. ut ICnoxvlUe, Tonn. The mib bontrnctora namoa who are now at work on Ihe lino nre Me.-tttro. Webb, Flonimons & Co lt- I-- Ksltrldgo & Co., Georgo H Douirett & CO.. Callioilll, OutH \- C.'O., . HliTi; Bostlck, Wobb r& Co. Tlie other sub contractnr, luis uot vol come lu on his poi-tiou. His liume lius uol ? yet been BTb'e.'work is to be pushed with nll pos? slblo -HpAMl. '??'?: -... ?? ,_ Mosari. Pieipmit, of New lork, aud r. Chureh nnd VT. 'i. Couller, archltect, of f'hlcago, and J. a. L M:,,or nnd John Goodloe, nf Klg Stono Gnp. tho coko ovon men, were here Inst woek prospectlng lo commencb work on building house* and the cokcv ovens. BATTLEFIELD PARK WORK Petersburg Councils Pass Resolu tions Reguesting Aid. (riparinl to The Tlmea-DJtpatch.) PETERSBURG, VA., February 12.?Tho Aldormen thls ovening concttrre'd ln the CouncU'ti resolutlon creatlng a Jolnt coni mllteo to tako ohnxge of the Hattletlcld Park work. Carter R. Blshop and Waltor X. Jonos ropresent the Board oh tho commlttee, whlch wlll meot to-morrow and probably pass resolutlon cnllstlng fioverument aid, whlch wlll bo presented lo tho Ifouso or Rcprcsentativos by Crtn grc'SHman Southall. who, tt is understood, will bo nldcd in thls work by Congross mnn John i.unib. Tlie Bonrd also concurred ln tlio Coun ctl's ndoptlon of commlttee reports mak? lng npproprlations for granollthlc sldo wnlka on Sycamore, Old, Tabb, Bank and Frnnklln Htrcets. THE TOBACCO GROWERS. Pittsylvania County Association Held Meeting in Danville. (Special to The Tlmcs-Dlspntch.) DANVILLE. VA., Fdbruary 12.?The annual meeting of Tobacco Growers' Pro tectivc Association, ot Pittsylvania coun? ty convened to-dny In llils clty. Ail of tho cluhs In the county were repre seiited, nnd the followlng offlcers wero all re-elocted for the eiisuing year: J. A. Reagnn. preildcnt; J. C. Blalr, vlce-presldent. TV. C. Mooiefleld. secr? tary and trrasurcr. and J. M. Ilubbard. chaploln. Tho electlon of county orgnnlzer wti.i pnstponcd. I ? Must Be Fire-Proof. (Sneelai to The Tlmes-Dls*)ftteh.) NORFOLK. VA.. February 12.?An or? dinance is to be adopted by the^r.iy councils of Xorfolk, reqnlnng tliat npaK ment liouscs;? for more- th.-ln two funu lies, crcctod in Xorfolk. shall bo flre proof or bullt of slow burnlug mnterfals'. The Southeastern Tariff Association, which controls Insurn.nce rntes In Xor? folk, recommends the orulnance. Tho prescntation of such nn ordinance in tho councils Is expected to prcetpituto a flght. owing to the apartment liouso projects here and the lurgc increnso ln the cost of constructlon under siich an crttlnanc. Two Men Injured. (5pecl.il to The Times-Dlspatch.) DANVILLE, VA? February 12.?Tho enginc attnehed to a Xorthbound frolght traln rolled over n hlgh embunkment near thls clty. botween 1 nnd 2 o'clock yesterday mornlng. Tho traln was golng iu a slow rato of speed at the time; the locomotlve was the only portlon of tho traln whlch left tho track. Enginoer Beavers and Flrcman Xash. were both more or less injured. The causo of tho mlshap could not bo ascertalned. , -? Critically 111. (Speelnl to tho Ttmos-Dlspntch.) ETNA MILLS, VA., Fobruary 12.?Wil? liam Fouhtaln Mitchcll. ot the Globe nelghborhood, ls critically IU at his homo. no was striekon wlth paralysis Saturady mornlng. -m Too Many Responded. Tom: "Look at tho crowd of womon trving to get ln thut dopartmeiit store.'" Dick: "Yes, lt's n regular crush." Tom: But lt's so early. Why, the doors nron't open yet." Dlck: "Yes, ? they're Ihe woirren who followed Iho llne of advlce ln the ad vcrtlsement; 'Comc early and nvol.l tho rush.' " -m Real Courage Investor?Thnt cortnialy Is a brave man wo have sent out into tho desort to tlnd tho famous lost mine. Capitallst?Well. uot half so much ns the stockholdcrs In the scheme?thoy are posltlvely foolhartly.?Puck. NOLDE'S BAKERY If you want both quallty and quuntlty combinod, try our broad. Wc use nothing but tho very best flour nnd lngrcdlonts that can bo obtaiucd. our process of bread-mnking Is up-to-date. Our sanltary nrrange ments aro absolutoly porfoct, as a vlslt to our bakory wlll convlnce you. Try our Snovvilake French Cream Grahaiu Bread IT IS HARD TO BEAT. We wlll gludly' show yisltora through our bultlng ostabllshment Wednesdny and Thursday ovenlngs during tho month of Febcttary? hours 7 io o P. M. ASK FOR NOLDE'S BREAD AT YOUR QROCER'8. , Shipped Everywhere. J e, 2512 E. "BROAD ST. Robertson &, Griffitk No. 20 East Broad Street. Liquors Our I-oader, Stralght Bye. 3 years old .$2.00 Sunny South Stralght Byo, f. yenrs olrl .$2.25 Virginia Mottntaln Stralght Bye, -1 yen rs old .$2.75 M.-iryland Blend Rye, ." yenrs oltl ..'.$2.50 Old Hannla Malt. gallon.$3.50 Or quart..90 Xortb Carolina Pure Corn. per gallon .$2.00 Callfomla Sherry WIne. per gallon .75 Jugs and Packlng Free. Send money with order. If Koods nr? not nll rlght. return and get your money back. 'Phone 438. QUICK LOANS On Furnltiire, Pianos, &c, wlthont removal from your possesslon, Lowost Bates. No Publlclty. Tlie Weekly Paymcnt on a. I/.-an of? ?10.Ii.S .50 JI5.ln.95 ?M.la.? JW.Is. 1.15 tno.la. ;..<.-. $35.!?. l.?> !??.Ui. 1.73 J?.ls.1.9G ?0.ls.2.15 ?: Other companlos pnld off anit moro money advanced on easler tenns. If you cannot call personally, writo or telephone. and our confldenclal agent wlll call on you. 'Phone 4312. RICHMOND LOAN CO. 108 NORTH NINTH STREET. Second Floor Front. BAPTISTS MUST GIVE TO GET WDMAM'S COLLEGE Dr. Hening Points Out What Cities Will Do to Securc Pro posed Institution. In tbo absence of Dr. Georgo W. 11c. Daniel, tbo pulpit of the First Baptist Church waa occupled Sunday morniiig by Dr. B. C. Honlng, of thl3 clty. who spoko in the Interost, ot Chrlstlan educa? tlon ln general and tho proposed Centrnl Woman's College in particnlar. Dr. Hening aald that tho policy ot the Baptlsts In tbo past toward tha cducatlun of young womon had been care less aml even ruiiious. Now it ls pro? posed to uso tho same plan In the mau ugoiuent of denomtnutional schools for girls that has been so auccoasful in tho educatlon of tho young men. To that end lt la proposnd to have tho Central Collogo under Bupllst con trol and to muko tlio smallcr colleges in tho Stato tributaxy to lt. Dr. Hening polntcd out the ndvantages iu having Biich a collego located hero and sald that tho outlay, needad to locato he inslu tlon ln Richmond would bo repald many tlmea over In the courso of a few yenrs. Several othor cities ln the State aro anxloua to get thn college, among them, Staunton, ? Charlottosvlllo, l>j'nchb_rg, and Brlstol. The llttlo town of Char lolteavllle at one timo offered the sum of $70,0fl0 as an Indticenient. In order to brlng tho collego to Rlchmond tho Eaptists of Rlchniond must ralso $100,000, It is sald. Tho mntter will bo I'lnally declded by April 1st and timo la preolous. The work tiiiist bo pushed to a cloao. Dr. Hening Is speaking twlco every Sunday on tho samo subject. Next Sun day ho wlll bo' heard at Qrove Avenuo ln tho mornlng. Tho young ladies of the Woman's Col? lego Alumnae Association are taklng hold of thla matter and, undor tho 'leaderahlp of Mlss Clara Bcckor, are dolng good work. Highlander?Hume. (Speclal to Tho Tlmes-DIspatch.) FREDEUICKSBURO. VA.. Eob. 12.?Mr. J. M. Highlander and Mlss Corn. J,. Hume. both of Orango county, were married laat week at Orango Courthouse at the home Of Rov, J. Wlloy Bledsoe, who performed tho ceremony. McDaniel?Finchan. ?. (Spcoinl to Tho TUnea-Dlspatch.) I.'KKIMMUCK.SUURG. VA., Keb.12.--Mr. Oeorge E- MoDanlel aml MIkh Unan l-'inclinn-, liotb of Madison county. wcte married n. ? few days ngo at Madison courthotisa, Buw A. F. Grlmaloy o(h .-lalllig. _ . , Rock?Woolard. (Speclal to The Tlm?*a-l"?i*p.iti ii.> l'R_DER10K_Bima VA.. I">h 12. ? Mr. Kenner Uock and Miss Beatrlce Woolard. of Rlchmond county. wor? married a faw daya .ago al tho residence i>f H?v. A, D, Kcynolils, who oGlchtteil.