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TO BE PROTECTED Rcccivcrs NJaiucd iri Nortli Caro? lina /or Muliial Rcscrvc lnsur? ance Co., of New York. COST OF RAILROAD LITIGATION Accounts Not All in, but Items Thus Far Atidited Amount to $18,829.24 (Bpei'lsl toThe 'I'lmrfl-nispntcli.J RALKIGII, N. C? Feht-unry 29.?-the Nurth Carolina insuranco Dopartment has received ofllclal notlce of the np polntment of recelvers for the Mutusl Reserve Life Insuranco Company, ot Ncvy York. snd Judge l'urneli, of the Unlted States District nnd Clrcult Courts hero. hns ncted In anclllrfry pro ceedlng by the namlng of tho same re? celvers of the company for tlie btis InoHB lu North Carolina, lho purpose of the procecfllug In thls Stato being to keep the funds of tho compnny now in the Slate here for tho protectlon, aa far iis possible, of the North Curo. lina polli-y-holdort-. A charter ls Issued for the New Born Brlck Compnny. of New Born; capital, $5,000 ajilhorizcd and $1,000 suhscrlbed by W. FO. Moore, J. V, and \V. B. Bludes, wlth authorlty to iinni iu timber lands, lumber, brlck and conduct a mercantlle business. Another charter Is to Ihe Soulhern Realty- and Development Company, of Lumberton; capital, $50,000 autlwrlzed and $5,000 subscrlbed by L. T. Cook. D. P. Shaw and J. A. Howlnnd. The charter of the Berhercnda-lUrey Furniture Company. of Wilmington' ls nmended so that the nnme in <-hang?d to tho Borherends-Zleglcr Furniture Company. B. Berhorends la president of tho compnny. Whnt llnte Lltlgntlon Voat. Governor Glenn and other State om cers in toucli wlth tho devclopinonts ln the casf. say that It wlll be posslbly months beforc thc rompromlsed rall? road rato lltlgatlon wlll bo flnally closed up and tho actual amount known. To date thero has been pald out In at torneys' fees and court costs thus far audlted $18,829.:!4. However, there are yet other attorneys' fees to come In, besldes fee? nnd expenses of a num? ber of expert wltnesses summoned and various court costs, including more than $300 to tho clerk of the Htate Supreme Court, where the famou? Inltlal caso of State vs. Green went on appeal from Judge Long's sensa? tlonal procoedlng and $30,000 line agalnst tho Southern. The expcctatlon ls that when the tlnal round-up of the conts ls made the sum total wlll be nomewhere about $25,000. The amounts thus far audlted and pald by the State are. glven below: Attorneys' servlces and expenses? F. A. Woodard, $3,926.79; James E. Shepherd. $1,301.14; Aycock & Daniels, $3.170.-I5; B. J. Justlce. $3,750; Merrl mon & Morrlmon, $835; WInston & Bry? ant, $1,517.02: S. G. Byan, $250. Other costs pald?Stenographic and auditlng servlces, $3,086.60; sundry printlng *x penses. $185.55; Cnlted States court costs. $758.95; expenses of the Attor ncy-Gencral and Asslstant Attorney General. $36.84. The Chureh of the Good Shepherd hero had the mlsfortune to lose the, chapel |t has maintained for a number ?f- yeara In Cary, eight miles west of Raleigh, when the blg tiro occurred there a few days ago. A CAn FAMINK. I.umlirr rir.-ilrr* Conipl.-ilu Thnt 'I'hry Cannot Get l-'ncilltlm. [Bpet-lal to The Tlmcs-Dlspatch.] ASHEVILLE, N. C, February 29. In rather strango contrast to the state? ments of the Southern Railway that the frelght butMness in this sectlon Is ln a deplorable condition. J. L. Mc ) Ewen, of the McEwen Lumber Com? pany, states that thoro is general cora plalnt 011 lho part of the lumber men of this aectlon on account of their ln? ablllty tn obtaln cars for tlie shipment of'their lumber, even when orders for cars are sent in weeks In advance, thu reason glven by tho railway being \ shortage of cars. Mr. lloKwen stated that in reply to Men's Nobby Tallor-Made Suits, in stylish mixtures and blacks; regular. .$20 and $22.50 values; to A1n A/v close out at . ?plU.UU Men's $4.00 stylish Trous- _%-. mra ers, in neat stripes; speclal.. M_\t? J Men's Tan, Gray, Black and Chamois Gloves, $1.75 quality &_,?$ Men's odds and ends 75c Neg- a-> ligee Shirts. TTjC Men's odds and ends $1.00 and ?*/-, $1.50 Negllgeo Shirts . 5HC Men's BOe All-Silk Four-ln-Hand Tle's, in a largo assortment of r_g% colors, 20e> two for . *)UC In Our Boys' Department We Offer Boy's Bluo Cloth Reefer Coats, that button closo to the neck; trimmed riicely and eomforlablo garments; $1 values for $11.83; $3.50 values rfurj _f *???.$Z.45 Boys' Buster Brown Suits, sizes 3 to 5 years; a nice assortment to choose from; $3,50 quality, $12.0.11 _*r\ or ??.00 quality. ?^Z.O?J Ono lot of Boys' Knlekerbooker Suits, jn large slzes; $4.50 values, _,n *_q $a.48j $5 values .-... J|)J,5fo Boys' Fancy IJerciile, Mudras and i Whlto Shirts. all sissos; spoclal an for Monday, 506 quullty .. .V_ *_oC Boys' IC & 13 Blouso Walsts, ln whlto nnd funey porcalos; .spoclal ferjH Monday, 50o quullty. 4DC Boys' Flno Quality K. & 13. Blouso Waists, whlto und funcy, $1.00 ' quality ....... Little Boys' Plaln Kn'oe I'auts, sizes 3 to 5 years, tn a largo ussortment of fine wool fabrics, reduced tu thoso ?l'lC6B 89c $1.50 Quality, $1.23, $1.00 Quality, 63c 75c Quality, 53c SOc Quality, 39c Seycnty-BCYcii for Colds and GRIP Keep up a good circulation of thc bldotl and you will not take Cold, have thc Grip or be sick. Most sickness ill tlie wintcr is caused by a cliccked circulation, it niay bc from silting ill a draft or by standing still on tlie cold pavement wbile talking to a iriend. lf you have taken Cold, take Jlumplireys' "Seventy -seven"' rigbt away, it will start tlie blood coursing Ihrough your vcin.s and break up tbe Cold. At Druggists, 25c. Humphroys' Ilomeo. Medlcine ?'n., Cor. Wllllam uinl John Htreets, New york. Inquiry for cars he had ordered he was Informed by an ofllelal of tlie Southern that tho company lacked over a hundred cars to enrry on tlie, frelght buslnoss of this dlvlslon. It is stafed that not only ls frelght congested, hut pasKPiiKcr traffic ls heavler ori tlie Southern than It has beon for some time. / -. MANUAL TRAINING SCHOOL Work tn Befiln nt Onre nn the Mtnnewall ?larkkon In-lllnMun. , CnBBNBBbnO, N. ??.. Febmiry 2fl.?Prof. M W. Thornpton, of Conenrrt, tho redntlj* elected supMrlntendont of tho Htoncwiill Jiuksnn Manual Tralnlng School, fnr way wnrrt ynuths, tinrt Hon. J. I". Cook, < Iml-niau nf tlie board of directors, were hero thls w? ck In contiiiltatlon wlth othor members of thi* board In. icgard tn getting things In Hl,npn to berrln bullillng. KuporlnUindent Thompson haB returned from rt vlslt of In spectlon and examination of rccognlzodly cucceisful retorm schools ln oiher f-tatos -in doi" tlm dlrr-ctlon of Uie board nf directors. The North Carolina ?<-hool will bo built on the onttag** plan. as by thls means work i-ari be begun on a einiill amount of money. The tlrst bulldlng will be erected Bl once. and will bo ready by Ociobor lst for the r-Tpption of thlrty boys. Thls building will mst I3.:,00. On the splendld Slte near Con cord thi* grounds will be lald off In vlew of a gtoat Inetit-illnn for Ihe future, each btilld inrt erected fiithig ln wlth thls donlgn ?t li.ir-cr work ln ihe-fiiiuie. M*W KI.KfTHICAI. 'PI.AXT. Cape I-Vnr Water Power Convrrtcd Inlo HtrclrlcKy. f Spoelnl to The Tlmos-Ulepalrli.] FAYETTBYILLE, .V. C, February 29. ?Power from the Cape Fear Power Company'.i plant at Rucklwrn was turned Into tho Holt-Morgan Mlll at 4 o'clock thls afternoon, and the test was ontlroly satlsfactory. The two motors whlch had been installed were put to work, and three more will ne put in as rapldly nn possible, flve be? ing total number requlred for the mlll. To-day's event was- attended by a small party of lnterested gentlemen. Includlng Messrs. Walter L. Holt and Lawrence A. Williamson, of thc mlll company. and Mr. Douglas, roprcsent ing the power company. Eu-jene Mor? gan, son of thc late William M. Mor? gan. one of the orlginators and flrst president of thc power company, toucli? ed thc biitton whlch transmltted the power. This la the flrst commercial use the power has been put to slnce the complction of tho plant. a month or two ago. lt is understood that all tho other mllls here will utlllze the power as fast as the motors can be Installed. and the arrangement for the change will be pushed as speedlly as practl cable. The economy Involved in the change Is expected to bo very great. MOItTAJ.I.Y STABBED, Dcsperntc I""IkIiI Between Two Yoimc Men Xcnr Ashevllle. [.Speclal to The Tlmes-Dispatch] ASHEVILLE, N. C, February 29.? As the restilt of a desperate fight last evenlng between Ebe Mack and Ran dolph Clark. two young men, re spectlvely elghteen nnd twenty years of age, whlch occurred near Smlth's Bridge, Mack is dylng from a rearrul stab wound, the death being only a matter of a few hours. The men had a quarrc-1 over some trivlal matter and came to biows. Mack during the struggle knocked Clark to the pround and proceeded to pum mel hlm severely, when the latter drew a knlfe and plunged It Into Mack's slde, tho blade. penetratlng the lungs, ln fllcting a mortal wound. The gash belng about flve inches in length. Clark freed hlmself from his bleedlng antago nlst and at once fled, and despile every effort of the police he has not as yet been eaptured. CAROLINA DEMOCHATS. Cnll for "Hcetlug of C'oiuiiiltlcc lo 1'Is Tlme nud Plnce for Conventlon. ? [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspateh.] RALEIGH, N. C, February 29.?The official call for the North Carolina Democratlc Executlvo Committee tc meet in Raleigh March llth at 8 P. M. was lssued to-nlght, signed by State Chalrman Hugh G. Chatliain tind Sec? retary Alex. .1. Field, the purpose be? lng to flx the tlme and place for thi next State Democratlc conventlon atui to transact such other buslness as may be deemed necessary. lt ls understood thut the contest for the conventlon will be between Greensboro, where the con? ventions have been held for several years, and Charlotte, whero an im monse audltorlum has recently boer acquired. ? IU 11,1)1.\<- IN M)l*.KOI,K. Store Uooiiim nnd nn Apartnicnt House lo be Erectcil, [Kpoclal lo Tho Tlmes-Ulspulcll.) NORFOLK, February 29.?The Wost 'Maln Stroot Corporatlon, whlch re? cently. acquired tho Maln Street prop? erty at the corner of Randolph Street annoutioed to-day thut tho property would he improved inimcdlatcly by th< erectlon of four commodlous store roomp, The property was recently aeriulrei froni Mrs. Don Kure Atwood, and tlu consldoration was $90,000, The im provemonts eontemplated will cos JIOO.OOO. The frontago on Main Stree la 100 foot, |Wlth ti doplh of tlio sunu ntlmbor of feet, Tho conlroUing company Ih headei by C, M, Barnott, as preHldent; D. W Kapor, vlce-presldent; T. li. Gordon secretary -treasJurer.' t Ground has hoen bniken for a four story apartmetil houso 011 York Streel near tho Atlaniio Clly Bridgo, ovor InoUIng the liarbot* and the Hague. I ls admitted to bu ono of tlio prcttlos slles in tlie clly. Tho building ls bo Ing erected by the Y'ork Stroot Com pany at a cost of $?0,000, lt will be o red pressed brlck, atono trimmIngH,.aiv and wlli coutttln twenty-four apart inents. lt Is to be ready foi' occu pancy beptember lat, of thls year. [ SLrikinf*; Illustration of thc Maf vclous Agricultural Progress of ihe South in Recent Years. FARMS WHERE TIMBER STOOD Land Geared by Turpcntinc and Linnhcrmeii Convertcd Into , l'l'odtictivc Farms. (Speclnl to Tlie Times-Dlspntcli 1 HALTIMORK. MD.. February 29.?11 liistratlng thc a*-rli-ultural progress of tlie Souili ln recent yours are soni?* faets publlshed ln 'hls week's Issue of ihe Manufacturers' Kocord ttbout thc devolopment that has tahen place ln what Is known as tho wlrograss reglon In Soutborn Georgla. Hntll the li.st few yean thls r.-glon wns a vi.st birotcn of orlglnal timber, where lnrge irrtf-ts of land could he bought. fir from 60 cents to $2.50 an acre. A iravelcr lnlghl then drlvo through the forest for miles without s.-olnir n ilrst-class ferm. But tho turpcntinc men nnd lumbnrman came sIoiik. and thelr clear Ing of ihe land has beon followed by Ihe crefttldn of small, well-llllo,! farm*, the bulldlng or good hlghwavs, the censtructlon of standard rallroads and the rlse of many towni ranglng Jn populatlon from 600 to 5,000. FrlfiCM Advftnee ltnpl.ll>. Theso changes hnve bcen innikert by tbe Stuadv lncrease In tho vnlue of farm" landn. For Instance, a tract of 47.r> acres, bought threo yesrs ai;o for $2,500, was nold in less tnan twelvo months for $6,000 and cnn not now be boi-ght for loss thnn $12,000. Aji estate ot 10,00il acres, whlch had been bought for from 50 cents to $5 nn arre, ;v:is offered recently at nublic snlc l,y the admlnistrator, wlio receiv? ed a bbl of i^O an acre. Tbi'i -vas refused by the estate. A man who psld $1,500 for 202 acres llve years aj,o rcfusos to-day an offer of $5,000 for It, whlle nn adJolulr.tr liOO-m-re tract brought at th--. samo tlme for $5 an s?-re was holo last november acalns*. an offer of $20 an acre. Slx years ngo anothor tract of 1,000 acres brought JL100 at publlc salo and ih rew valuo 1 at $20 nn acre. The own? er of 4.000 acres, bought three vears ago for $13.1(00. decllnod iast month an offer ot $25,000 for It. A 200-aere ttnrt bought two years asro for $7.r,n0 was sold early thls month for $1.'. 000. and the purchaser at $f! per acre of n BOO-acre tract refuses to-day $20 an acre for II. Truek LandM In Dcninnd. Notahle amniiK the Increasos in the value of lands havo been those of lands d'-voted to truck growing and scatter? ed through the South from Maryland to Texas. In some cases, llke the ncighborhood of Norfolk, the ralslng of early vege tnbleH for the Northern markets has been carried on for half a century; In others It ls a much younger Industry, aa, tor instance. ln Florlda. In the northern part of that State there has been rapld advancement on this Une slnce tho dlsastrous freezc affocting tho cltrus frults there In the nlnetles, and now potatoes. cabbages, caull flower, lettuce, strawberrles and celery are annually shlpped.In large quantl? tles from tliat State to the Northern markets during the perlodR when local farms and gardens are snow-sovered or ice-bound. Of celery alone several thousand carloads are sent from the Stato evt-ry year, the growers plantlng In the fall and gettlnp thelr crop to? market In the late wlnter and early sprlng. and a well conducted celery farm wlll yleld $1,500 annual proflt to the acre. besldes producing one or two other crops ln the same season. ! ? COLLEGE FIXA.VCIBHS, Debate nt l uivi-r*ity of Nortb Cnrollnu ou Xntlonnl llnnk Currency. IBpeclal to The Tlmej-Disp'i.tcli.J CHAPF.L IIILL., N. C February 29.? Tho prellmlnary contest for the Caro llna-Vlrginla debate was held in the Dialectiu'Soclety Hall at 7:30 o'clock last nlRht. The query for thls debate is; "ltesolved, That the national banks should be allowed to Issue, subject to tax and government supervlsion. notes on their general assets." Those con; testlng for places on the debato were Mcsyrs. J. W. Hestor. J. T. Johnston, T. L. Slmmons and I. WUHs. From these candldates Messrs. J. AV. Hester and J. T. .lohnston were chosen to represent Carolina in the contest. The commlttee renderlng the declslon was composed of Professors Graham. Stacy and Ver mont. The debate wlll he held in Rlch? mond on April 3d. The Virginia tearn has already been chosen, and from what can be gathered ls made up of a very stroiiR personallty. The contest will be interesting and stubbornly foiiRht from start to linlsh. Tho facul -y and studend body have the utmost confldence tn -the team, and lt ls be? lleved that ln thls, as In all other con? tests wlth her old rlval, Carolina wlll acquit herself credlta..y. SMAI.LI'OX IX CAIIOLLVE. Miidtly Ainoujr Colored People, nud DIs ense ls ou tlu- Wniif. rSpoclal to Tlio Times-Dispatch.1 BOWLING GBE-KN, VA|, February 29.?There was considerable excltement at Mllford several days slnce over what was supposed to be a case of smallpox ln the famlly of a white man. wlio works for Mr. XV.. N. Blatt. Applica? tlon was made to .lustlce T. D. Cog hlll. who at once directed Drs. C. S. Webb and It. T. Glassell to go to the house and Investlgate tlio case, who did so and reported that thero was no smallpox there, whlch was qulte a relief to the cltizens. . Smallpox has prevalled In thls coun? ty slnce last October ln somo sectlons, but has boen mostly conflned to tho colored race. II ls now considerably on tho wano. There aro no cases here. nnd havo never been any cases in the town, although there havo been hun clrcds of casos ln tho county. Upon Investigation your ..correspondent llnds that tho flrst case camo hero from Alexandrla last October, For Pimples, Too. N'cvv Dlscovery Cur?*? Bcreiuti nnd lOriiilh-att'M Mlnor Skln Trou bles Over Ntgbt. About ii month ago the illsponsen of poslam, tho now dlscovery for thc curo of eczema, deelded to ullow tlu. drugglsts of tho (,-oiintry to handle it I'revloiis to that timo It could only bc ohtalned direct from tho laborutorles Slnce th''- change ln the method oi dlstrlbutlon poskim has met wlth thc most phenomiuiul sueeoss of niiythlnn lntroduced lo tho drug trnilo in tho Ias thlrtv years. All leudlng drugglsts liu-liidlug Trugle's, iu Hlchmond, nn now carrylng the speclal 50-cent sizc rocently adopted; ulso tho $2 jar. Thls great suceess Is not surpristn*. when It ls i-cMiieiiibered that In ecssemi cases poslani stops lho itolijug wltl flrst appUeutloti. proceeds ta heul im inedhitoly, nnd cuii'es clironlo csses li o few wooks. ln mlnor skln troubles such a? pimples, blftckhoads, acne herpes, blotchos. rush, otc? result show after au overnlght applicatlon l-isparlmentul 8tiinpleH of poslani ar sent to anv oue bl' mall free of charg bv tho riimrgein-y Laboratories, a: West Tweutv-iifth Streel, New Yorl City, Faulkner & Warriner Company First and Broad Streets Faulkner & Warriner Company First and Broad Streets Muslin Underwear Ladies* Long Cloth Corset Covers, wlth laco trimmlng, for 25e. Ladies* Muslin Draw? ers, lace or embrlodery trimmed; usual price 89c, now BOc. Children's Cambrlc Drawers, wlth hem stltched ruff los, for JSMic. Children's Under walsts. of good strong materlal, slzcsj 2 to 8, for 15c. Silks from Railroad Wreck Here's a chance you'll seldom get. We picked up a lot of high grade Black Taffeta Silk at 'a public auction of the salvage from a big railroad wreck at prices which justify us in offering you a regular $ 1.50 value lor-*'-89c. As the lot is limited, you must come early to get in on this deal. Remember, $1.50 Taffeta Silk for only 89c. EXTRA! New Spring Shirt Waists, 37c Thls lot of dalntr "Waists, all tucked and embroldery trimmed, wns shlpped to us hy a, blK dealer |n error, and rather than pay for ro tiirn frelght we bought them at a blK sacrlftca ?that'a why you buy a, ?Gc Walst for 37c. ONLY 2 WAISTS TO A BUYER. Dress Goods j Two 3d Floor Specials AU-wool Batiste. In dainty evi Int? shades, as well as other colors, BOc. Panamas. French Rerges. Storm Sergea and French Mohalrs. for ?,n<*. $1.00 storm Sorges and Flno Pana mas, 50 Inches wide, for 85c. New Spring .Suitings. in stripes aml ehecks, Copenhagen blue, tan and brown, n $1.26 vnlue, for $1.00. Embroidery Sale Fine Quallty Swiss Embroidery. a 19c: value, for lSM-c. Good Patterns In Nalnsook Em? broldery, worth 25c, for inc Corset Cover Wldths and U'lde Floiinclngs. a 39c value, for 'Me. Swiss Allover Embroldery, that sells for 50c, reduced to 35c. Nalnsook Allover Embroidery, worth "5c, for only BOc A 11-4 Whito Qullt. pretty Mar sellles pattern, worth $1.25, for 88e. Orny Twill Flannei. that would be choap at 25c, for l"V4c. Linen Department 65c AtercTlzed Table Damask, for Monday only, and then but 3 yards to a btiyer, at SOc. Domestics Bleached~-Cotton, 36 Inches wide, short lon-clhs; an 8?ic value. for Pillow mtjf. that usually cosl you l^'/ic, for^Rtc. Holster Cases, reduced from 25c to IOe. - Wlllle Flannei, the regular 35c kind. for -Bc. 11-1 Blenchod Sheets. an 80e quall? ty, now ?!0c. Llnon Cambrlc, 36 Inches wide, all pure linen; a 40c value, for 2flc. Colored Llnon, 27 Inches"wide, all shades, worth 20c, for 1BC. Mereerls-ed Table Damask, reduced from 60c to SOc. Unpn Crash, that sold for 12"-f-,c, now 7%?*. Spring Wash Goods 12',4c Dress Olnghams, all new Spring patterns, for IOe. Percales, 36 Inches wide, a 12He value, for JOc. Panama Suitings, ln blues and grays; wortli 12Vfec, for 7*>4c. Llnnotte, all colors. double fold; a 15c grade, for I-Mic. Silk Flnlshed Volles. that sold aa hlgh as 25c. reduccj to 18c. Plaid Volles. ln all colors; a big Monday special, at**5c. Values in White Goods Long Cloth, 12 yards to the plece; worth $1.50 a pleco, for 91.20. Dimlty, wlth elther ehecks or em broldered dots, a 25c valuo, for 17e. Perslan Lawn, double fold, 31 Inches wide; a 17c grado, for 12V4c. Lfnen-Flnlshed Suitings, 3fi inches wide; a 12HiC value, for lO-J-ic TVhlto Wash Organdles, 68 Inches wide; a 40c orj-andie, for SOc. 3 Good Glove Numbers Long Llsle Oioves, at COc, 7Bc and ?Ie. Chamois Oioves, easlly cleaned, at 91.08 aml 92.25. Long Kid Oioves, very faahionable, at 92.48 und ??*.*?.*. Skirts ' Very llnndsomo Chiffon Panama Skirts, wlth taffeta bnnds; speclal, 98.08. Ladies' Panama Skirts, in blue or black, wlth folds ot same; worth $5.00, for 93.08. Black Chiffon Panama Skirts, very full ploated, wlth trimmlng of same materlal, for 90*08. Panama Skirts, wlth folds of samo or folds of taffota, for 95.00. Children's Coats Solld Bluo, Brown and Oarnet coats for Chlldren, from 8 to 14 years of age; worth $7.00 and $8.00, for 95.00. Fancy Plaid Coats, trimmed wlth fnncy huttons, and trimmed eollar and cuffs; $5.00 quallty, for 92.08. Ladies' Coats $5.00 Conts, tn bluo or tatn, 93,08. $12.00 Coats, in threc-quarter leiiKth. fittcd or looso. for $5.00. Black, Brown, Tan or Oarnet Coats, ln long, mado of very hand? some material, $15.00 and $1S.OO coats, for 90.50. Bargains in Kimonos $1.50 Long Flannellette Kimonos, In assorted patterns and colors, foi* S1.00. Long and Short Kimonos. ln llght or dark colors; $1.00 values, for 75c. 75c Short Kimonos for 50c Shirt Waists 75c Whito Lawn Waists, BOc. Maiiufacturer's Samplo Lino of Whito Lawn Waists, worth from $1.0(1 to $1.25. for Mie. Manufneturers Sample Line or Fancy Lawn Waists, worth from $1.50 to $2.00, for 91*00* A Reduction on Suits All $25.00 and $30.00 Suits for 910.08. $19.00 Suits. ln blue of black. handHomelv tailored, and satin llned, for 912.08. First and Broad Streets Silk and Net Waists Whito and Ecru Net Waists. fancy trimmed. and silk llned. for 92.08. New Assortment of Black Chiffon, Taffeta and Silk Net Waists. for 9,-i.Od. NFJS GATHERED [ Many Committee Meetings Sche duled for This Week?Per sonals and Briefs. Manchester Bureau. Times-Dlspatch, No. 1102 Hull Street. ln munlclpal clrcles tho week wlll he a busy one. To-morrow nlght the Police Commissioners wil) meet at 7:30 o'clock; Building and Lands Com? mltteo at 7:15 o'clock, and the Ceme? tery Commlttee at 8 o'clock. On Tuesday night the Health Com? mittee will meet at 7:30 o'clock, tho Flre Commlssloners at 7:45 o'clock, and the Fire Commlttee at 8:15 o'clock. On Thursday nlght the Street Com? mlttee wlll meet, and on Friday night the Flnance Commlttee wlll have a session. Cburch Servlces. At Fifth Street M. E. Chureh the servlce this morning will be conduct? ed by the pastor, the Kev. AV. E. Ed? wards. Servlces will be held at night as usual. In tho afternoon at '" o'clock a mass-moetlng and song ser? vlce for the cblldren wlll bo held ln the chureh preparatory to the chil dren's services, which are soon to be? gln. The Rev. Dj G. Lancaster, pastor ot Oak Grove Baptlst Cliurch, wlll preach mornlng and evenlng. Mornlng sub? ject, "Wllllng and Ready for the Bat? tle." Evening subject, "Correct Thlnk? lng?Right Actlon." In Central M. E. Chureh the pastor. Rev. J. K. Jolllff. wlll preach at 11 A. M. and S P. M. The subject at nlght wlll be. "How a Llon's Mouth Was Locked." In West End M. E. Cliurch the Rev. J. M. Rowland will preach morning and evening. ln ihe morning his subject will be 'lleaven's Search Warrant." In the evenlng, "A Choice Blll of Fare." In Clopton Street Baptlst Cliurch the pastov, the Rev. .1. B. Harroll, will preach at both servlces. Hls morn? ing theme wlll be "The Joy of Sal? vatlon." ln the evenlng his subject wlll be "Not Far From the Kingdom of God." The Rev. J. W. Durham. pastor of Balnbrldge Street B-tpUst Cliurch, wlll flll his pulplt at both services. , Hla mornlng subject will be "A Cltizen Flghtlng for Itlghteousness." In the evenlng he wlll have for his theme "Pleasures and Amusenieiits?How We May Know Whether They Are Right or Wrong." The cholr wlll render as a speclal number . "Protect Us Through the Nlght." The Rev. H. C. Combs will preach morning and evenlng nt Cowardln Avo nue Christlan Chureh. JJrs. Driimbeller Dead. Mrs. T. M. torumhellor died at the residence of he**s- husband, ln Swans boro. Friday morning nt :! o'clock. She Is survlved by her husband. two children, her mother, one brother and two sisters. The funeral wlll !"'?' Placo thls afternoon at 3 o'clock from Uie Sacred Heart Chureh. Tlie Interment wlll be made ln Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pei-NonulM nnd Hrlefs. Oii aml after March 2d tbe Man? chester Post-Ofllce wlll be opened Ul tho mornlng at 7:30 o'clock. and will close al. tho usual liour. Mrs. Talbott H, Willinmson and sistor, of Norfolk. Va.. are vlsiting Miss Emma. Bailey. ul' Decatur Street. Mr. R. a7 Baugh has left to vlslt hls brother, Mr. Wllllam II. Baugh, of Summertlcld, Pa., whom he has not sec-n for nearly flfty years, Tho Woman's Mi-- mary Soclety of Huliibrlcjgo Stroet Baptlst Cliurch wlll ineet Tuosiitiy nt a:3? o'clock. In tho homo of Mrs.' Brinser, No. 1302 Decatur Stroot. Mrs, W, S. Teak wlll address tiiR meeting on lho Woman's Mlsston urv llnlon Ti'ttlnlug School. A rainbow ten wlll be glven un Frt dtiv evenlng ln lho home of Mrs. A. C. Hatcllng. by tho Young Ladles Al. Suolotv of BulnbrlilKO blreet Baptlst Churcii, for the bonellt of tho Sunday school llbrary. "'?'>?? , , i Mr lildclla PhailP. "I. PJIWlngton. whe hns liceu ylsltlne relatlves, hus return. ed home. Misu MauV MfCraw, of Alexund.rltt, has returned home after a vlslt to the Mlsses Owens. Mr. J. L. Owens, who has been very slck at hls home, on Perry Street, ls improvlng. Mlss Ella T. Atwcll is qulte slckatj the home of her parents, on Porter i Street. TEACHERS IN CONFEHENCE. InlerrMliig Meeting of Assoclntlons ln Angimtn nml Frederlck. ""*tSpeclat lo The Timc.-i-Dlspatch.] STAUNTON. VA.. Fobruary 29.?The Augusta County Teachers' Association closed Its two-days' meetlng this morning. A paper was read by Jliss Pearl Pugh on tho subject, "Should Boys and Glrls Bo Soparated?" Tho associatlon declded to offer a prize for thc best orlginal short story by a county pupll. and a committee of judges, consistlng of Professor Wllllam A. Bowles, Rev. J. H. Taylor and Mr. T. K. Ilackman, was appolnted. Thc l ten best storlc-s aro to be published ln | the papers. Meetlng nt Wlnchcster. ISpactal to The Tlmes-Dispatch.] WINCKESTEK. VA., February 29.? The Frederlck County Teachers' Asso? ciatlon met in tliis city to-day, wlth nearly 100 teachers ln attendanco. Pro? fessor N. D. Cool is president, and the prlneipal speakers wero Professor Charles G. Maphls, school examlner, of Charlott.-ivillc. and Mrs. Reed, of Rich? mond. The courthouso hall. where'the associatlon met, was fllled to over flowing wlth edticators and frlends of the public sfhool system. A S.VD STOIlV. Edltor llitx.lur.n--,', of the Slrnshurg News, Adjllllgeil InMlinr, [Sprelul to Tlio Tlmcs-Dlspntch. J STRASBURC. VA., February 29.?B M. Bushong, edltor and propriotor ot the Strasburg, Va.. Nows. vas adjudged insane to-day, and ordered conflned III tlio Insane asylum nt Staunton. < Mr. Bushong was at one timo con? nected with tho Richmond press, and bad mnny frlends here. -. Caiithorn's Assallnnt Insane. ROANOKE. VA., February 29.?Mrs. Nannlo Hutton, of Cliristlansburg, who a few days ago entered a traln armed with a revolver and tried to kill Frank Cauthorn. the rslayer of Mrs. Ada .lones, who was belng conveyed'to an asylum, was to-day pronounced Insane. - ?-' Mnetoen fnr the Penltentlary. [Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatcli." NOltFOl.K, VA.. February 29.?ln the wlndini- up to-day nf the February term of the Corporatlon Court Judge Alan li. Hnnckcl sentonoed nlhetoen prisonors to terms in the Stato Penltentlary, rain-lng from one t<> tlve years. The crlmes com niltted run tlie eamut of criminal offonses. ^fO-V^nit?)T4 THE WORD Stieff IBI Tothe Piano Buyer means all that embod ies an instrument of the Highest Grade ' Sold on Easy Terms. Factory IVareroom, 205 E. Broad St. *,, B. SLAUCHTER, Manager. New Industries In The South [Speclal to Tho Times-Dlspatch.] CHATTANOOGA, TENN.. February 2D.?An interesting list ls herewith presented showing tho more Import? ant now industries established ln thc South during the week endlng to-day, as reported to the Tradesmun. Capl? talization iu se\eral Instances ls heavy er.ougli to offset some of the panic lu mentu that havo been lieurd during thc wlnter. Thu State of Oklahoma reports a cotton mlll capitallzed at $1, 000,000 aiul a $500,000 lnvestine.pt com? pany, wlth a long 11st of otlier new concerns. North Carolina reports a $3,000,000 cotton mlll company and a $100,000 ? cotton mlll. Missouri had a blg week. und furnishes a long list, in which are noticod a $250,000 manufac turing , company and several mlnlng companles. Two oll companles are ln the week's list from Loulslana, one of them capitallzed at $200,000. ? A cot? ton mlll and a hoslery mlll aro among the new industries of tho week report-' ed from Georgla. A $50,000 nirshlp company Is reported from Arkansas, and a $200,000 comprcsscd alr plant from Alabama. Threo ...uinini; faoto ries located ln Tennesseo during the week, presumably looking aheud to the berry, frult and vegetable crops thls year. An $800,000 teiephone system ls ln tho list from Toxas, and two hnrd Wa're companles are reported from Vlr glnla. Tho West Vlrglnln list for tlie Week includos a coal and land com? pany and a coal and coke company, each capitallzed at $500,000. The Tradosman's list of new Indus? tries reported for tho South during the week ls as follows. Alabama.?Atliens, $5,000 warehouse and storage company; Tuscaloosa, mln? lng (company; Rtissellville, $50,000 min? ing company; Gravolln. supply com? pany; Montgomery, $200,000 compress ed alr plant. $15,000 hardwood fac? tory. Georgla.?Savahnah, $25,000 Invest? ment company; Albany, cotton mlll; Rome, constructlon company; Ccdar-? town. $20,000 hoslery mlll: LaFayette, electrlc liKht plant; $35,000 water works plant; Atlanta, roof palnt fac torv; Madison, lc.e factory. North Cnrollnn. ? Ruthcrforilton, $125,000 constructlon company; Mur freesboro, $25,000 motor company; Charlotte. $3,000,000 cotton mlll com? pany: Jackson, $50,000 land company; Landts. $100,000 cotton mlll; BalelRh, $10,000 quarry company; Stovall, $25. 000 brlck works; Ellenboro, $10,000 bulldliig and land company; Greens? boro, $50,000 leather .iianufaoturlng company; Monroe, $25,000 mining com? pany. Oklahoma.?Alden, cotton gin; Ard more, $100,000 foundry nnd machlne uompany; Ocmulgeo, $30,000 oll and gas company; Oklahoma Clty, $25,000 granlte company, $1,000,000 cotton mlll. Jc'0,000 manufacturlng company, $20, 000 oll company; Blanchard, $6,000 hardware company; Fort Glbson, $15, 000 hardwaro company; Muskogee, $500,000 Investment company, $25,000 oll and gas company; Guthrio. $40,000 lnnd company, steel tle company; Sny? der. $10,000 gin and mlll 'company; Chelsen, $25,000 oll company. Tennesseo.?Knoxvllle, Manufactur? lng company; Dlckson, 'canning fac? tory; LaFollette, $50,0"00 coal and coke company; Whlto Bluffs, glovo factory: Nashvllle, $100,000 phosphate company; Lexlngton, $10,500 canning factory; MorrJstown, canning factorj-; Mt. Pleas ant. $35,000 hardwaro company. Virginia.?Petersburg, $50,000 hard? ware company; Norfolk, $125,000 hard? waro company; " Ivanhoe, bottllna works. F-I/OITIVE CAJUGHT. Warren Wnrd, Who 9tubbed Dnvc llugnn, Im Now Iu Jnll. [Spoclal to Tho Tlmes-Dispatch. 1 WILSON, N. C, Fobrtinry 29.?Last nlght, ten mllea from here. ofllcers captured Warren Ward, who fatally stabbed Duvo llngan in a light near hero last Wednesday. Ward was brought hero and Jallod, prollmlnnry examination bolng wnlved, AMATKITR THEATrUCALS. Driiiiuilie Club <?tr KreilorlekMburK Plnyi, to l,iii-Kn Audlence. (Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspu.tcli.1 FltEDIsniCKSBURO, VA., Feliruary 30.?The Dramatic Club of Froderleks hurg College presented the comedy, "Mon. Miilds and MnU'lininkei-s." ut Col? lege Hall last nlght beforo a largo au dlenoo. Tho performance wus n com pleto suceess in every respect. A large sum was roallzod for tho benefit ol the oluh. Thoso taklng part were Mlsses May IX Rowe, Jos**lfi N. Wieker Utv May Fulton, Lucflle llnssell, Mrs. A. P. Rowe: Messrs, .1. Sam Q?y, Wood row fjussell, Mtu-sden Smith. J. IIarvo> Vtser, Mei'iifd Ooswell, ,lr, Messrs. Q. D. Wallace, C. A. Tiuslow Thomas Monctire and Judge R. H. L. j Chlehestor havo constructcd a prlvata 1 telephone lino from tholr rosldences to I. this eity and connected wlth the long distance telephone line. Mr. XV. Thomas Jones. of this city, has gone to the Unlverslty Hospital, ) In Baltimore, to take a course of treat ihent undor tho speclallst, Dr. Wm. J. ? Messlck. IKX.'KIIICini'K AMJ3I SOI.D. Syndlcnle of HotH Men I'urcliase lt for 9S0.0OO. [Speclal t*> The Ttmus-lMspatch.] GOSllEN, VA.. February 29.?The, Rockbrldgc Alum Sprlngs has just been sold to a syndicate of prominent hotel mon of Virginia for $50,000. and wlU bo greatly Improved. , , The road from (loshcn to thc Sprlngs will bo macadamlzed. and an automo lillc lino will bo estahllshed between Goslion and the Springs to handle nassongors. Among the prominent no tol men lnterested ln the scheme are Mr. Mooro. of Hotcl Warwlck. New? port News, Va., and Mr. Fry. of the .refforson Hotel, RIchmond. Va. - OASTOB.IA. Beui the, "??h8 Ui Y0U ltw kmi* B?agM ^T^uL^tM&c Murphy's Hotel Barber Shop Ten White Barbers. l.ndies' Hair DreasinK, Chlropodisl and MnnlcurliiR Parlor; Iloom 22. RICHMOND 1IOTKI. BARBEK SHOP AND MANUICUHINO PAKLOItH. White Hnrbera. No. 710 EAST BROAD. Wlllle liurbers. High-Cl*iss Tonsorial PaVlort. Courteous Attentlon. I.uxurlous Accom? modatlon**. OEO. C. EHMIG. Manager. THE E.B. Taylor Co., 1011 E. MainSt. Headquarters for Cut Glass, China, Lamps, and Housefurnishing Goods Opposite Poat-Office. $3 for a Half Thls nicnns lliat lt will liuy a 1I.YI.F lOllli of well Heaaoueil, orig lnnl NORTH CAUOI.IXA OAIC OU PI.MC WOOD, clear oC kinits nud fiuty lo npllt. shiliN, 9-1.23 (or a lr.it 1 f eord. ET. Long The Wood Man, 1201 W. Bro'ad Street. ?Phones 10*10 nnd 1320.