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derer thal vou nre nlwnvs remllt fthtiul, Is iiliiiosl broke. Hut, Just ll Mmr, tIiht tlmborlnnd you see acro there. foi- n solld mlle und n half bftC end laylng nlne miles up nnd dow the rlver, every hlt helongs to inn NO, Jlm Hnrgls wns never nnywhe ninr Ihe end of hls rope flnanclnll It Is expected thnt the Irlnl ut Jucl ?on wlll lnst it whole week, nnd pe hnps Itvo. Some trouble wlll be i perlencci! In sertirlng n Jury?for no that a consldernbln part of tho foi caused hy (he feud troubles has (llr out, there nre persons In the mounlnli who hnve oplnlons nnd express thetn nnd thon lliere wlll ho nn olabnrnl system of defense. Only Ihree of four wltnesses nrr t he exRtiilned for thn Commonwcnttl Jt ls nol known how many thero wl bc for the defense. nefemled Fntlirr, Now Son. During Ihe numerous Hnrgls trinl for murder. Judge Bach. now ot conn fp) for ilefonse, wns one n[ Judg Hargls's lending nttorneys. Ho ex cxpended ninch nf hls tlme durln Miees trlnls ln slrengtlienlng the tes Stmony and showing what credltnbl jenple these were nt those trlnls wh wlll now testlfy ngnlnst Beech Hurgh lt wlll be rnthrr nmuslng to hen Judge nnch's brenklng-down of .Inme Brophy nnd ojher wltnesses In defens of Beech, when ho has so long heei hnlldlng up thelr storles in othc trlsls. Mrs. Lotirllen Hnrgls hns qunllfle. Bs ndtnlnlstrutrlx ot her deceased hus band's estate. Thero wns no -wlll. Sh' gave bond to haudln Ihe eslnto law fully?agnlit the Irony of fnto?wltl Beech, Hargis and Mrs. Evelyn Hogf on her bond. Trul.v. Ihe comln-: trlsl for tlie murder of Judge Il.-irgl." wlll be nn Interesting ono from evorj point of view. TIIB NEWS OF PAI.MYIIA. tCourl In Sesslon?Alr Line Carrylng I'naM-iiKcrs?Iiullil New tlolel. (Spoclal to Tlie Times-I.Mspni.-li.l PALMYKA, VA.. Fobruary 29.?JlldgO Gordon hold lils regtilnr term of court here this week and dlsposctl of con? siderable chancery buslness. The Virginia Alr Une ls carrylng passengers from Falmyra west, nnd the road throtigu to Bromo wlll soon he In operatlon. Palmyra Is contom plutlng asphalt sldewnlks In the near future. The dlro condltlon of tlie county roads for the last few weeks hns junde imperativo some actlon. nnd n gond roads commltteo Is lieiug orgnn ijsed. Slnce Ilio recent burnlng of tho Pnl bvyia Hotel. the cltizens of tho town pavp nponcd fhetr houses for the et tertalnment nf Iranslent vlsltors. It Is rumored thnt Mr. Ashby Ilnrlen wlll not rebulld, but wlll dlspose of his property to parties who will, In tlie near future, build n handsome hotel nnd Open lt ns n summer resort. The provorblal lienltlifultie.ss of thls com? munlty, the plcturosque sceuery nnu the rotlnoment and hospltallty of tlie people would tnsure the suceess of 'eut'h a resort. Mrs. Marshall hns recently put up ? new residence on her farm, "Dog Folnt." Mr. Walter Shlflott Is addlng an ad Idltlon to hls resldenco. Quarterly meeting wns held here j this week by tho M. E. Cliurch. nnd 'the paslor's salary on Fluvanna clr Icuit ratsed Jino. , Mr. J. r. stecie nnd hls handsome M-ride. nfter spending tlie wlnter nt jBock nost. nre in Charlottesville. Mr. |8teelP, who ls the junlor member of iHteelo Brothers. contradors. !ms eom tpleted hls job on tlie Virginia. Alr /Line. Judge James O. Shepherd hns beon i confmed to hls room for sevoral days (wlth bronehlal troubles. Mr. Paul roftit. of Davis * Davis. I Peteraburg. was here attendlng court this wook. The Palmyra High S.**iinni wm give! .in entertammont soon for the purpose | ?of equipping a gvinnnslum for thei li-chool. Mlss Vlrgllla Pottlt hns tho 'dramatic nrorrnin In ehnrgo. I Mr. Fine and Mr. Maxey. of the Sum ,mit Constructlon Campanv. nre stop .plng at Mr. Wm. sVlater's. FAIUIVIl.I.E NORM.W.. Ilcnlth l omlitlon* Greatly Tmprovcd? Only One .Serious Case. (Sp?clal to Tho Tlmes-nispHtch] FARMVILLE, VA.. February 29.? The health condltlons nt ihe .State Fe? male Normal Schooi have greatly Im? proved. untll now there ls but ono case of slckness of any serlotlsness. This jroung lady ls consldered Improvlng. j The schoo] has not heen suspended a day nn account of the measles, whlch 'attacked more than 200 of tho students. The disease was ndmlrnhiy well com bated, and there havo been no new cases during the past ten days or two /weeks. FRENCH GENBIIAI, I'ROCEEOS WITHOUT AWAITING TROOPS CASA KI.ANCA. MOROCCO, Feb. 29. TVithout awalting tho arrival of reln forcement whlch are on thelr way to as [ eist hlm in iiis operations agalnst the ; Morocean tribeiftnfen, General D'Amade, commandlng the French forces, hns as eumed the offenslve agalnst the natlves ln the Clinoula rcglon. Several column? of -French troops marched agalnst the Aladaghru trlbesmen nenr Fidallaah, who I fought tho French In a series of com [ hats between Feb. 0 and is, when four French soldlers were kllled nnd twenty eeven wounded. \ -? TENTH DISTRICT IIKI'l lll.K'ANS. Count) Conventlon l[t.|,i nI stmintoii_ S. Brown Allen Iuaorscd. [Spoclal to The Tlines-DLsuatch 1 STAUNTON, VA., Fobruary 23.?Re? publican county convention met hero ', to-day and solected delegates to the I Tenth District convention, to ineet In ?Btaunton Mnrch 31st, nnd to the State j conventlon, to meet ln Lynchburg Aprll 6th. Colonel S. Brown Allen was ln I dorsed for dlegato at lnrge to Chl ? cago and R. A. Fulwlllor for distrlct idelegate. Resolutions eiilogisllc of the j Republlcan admlnlstration and of the ; fclemps were adopted. .U I.. Gleaves, I of Wytheville, addressed the conven I tlon. Tlie Glouceatcr ia Ploatert. BALTIMORE. MD., February 29. The steamer GV&ueestor, of the Mer '?chants' and Mlners' Line, whlch wen ? ground near Seven Foot Knoll, Chesa peake Bay. last Thursday njght, wa; . released thls afternoon nnd proceedei ' on her trlp to Boston. I ?-? New Curator Named, Judge Danlel (Irinnan, of tho Chan 'cery Court, entered nn order yesterda; IT IS TRUE Whnt ln llred lu tlu- Dono Wlll Slioi in tlie FleuU. Thc saylng that luimors accumulate. ln tho Wlnter will break out ln ih ?prlng ls as true ns tho excellent ad ? ge that "what is bred in the hon 'will show in thi. liesh." lt Is ICqiinlly Truo that tho l.es medicine for these humora and nl blood impiirlties nnd rundown condl tlons of the system is Hood's Harsa parllla. Take thls grr-nt medicine 'hl ?prlng. and begln taklng ii to-day, lllond I'urlflrr.?"I have taken Hood' Bai'saparilla ln the spring as a bloo purlfl.er. and tho results have slwaj heen natlsfactory. 1 llve in a malarii distrlct, and regard Hood's as n m preserver."?Geo. W, Hurlow, Tt. F. I I, Eeymour, lnd. Hood's Sarsaparills , Jn usual liquld form or lu chncnlat **ffi?fiWte itoir CMhtBs^ JUST A TOUCH OF SPRING to remlnd you that our new samplesof thoadvanced sprinq styles aro comlng in. Spring Hats? Spring Shoes? Spring Top Coats? Spring Neckwear? Spring Suits? All will havo a showlng be? glnnlng to-morrow. ubstltiitlng E. A. Cntlln as curator In the plnce of H. A. McCurdy In the mat? ter of the will of Mrs. Sarnh C. Bos well. Thls ls the cnse In whlch test proceedings wero taken to thn Supreme Court of Appeals to prevent clerks from prohatlng wllls ln the absence of tho judgo. '-. Nuprenii* Conrt ta Meel. The Supreme Court of Appeals will meet for Its spring term In thls city on Tuesday mornlng at 10 o'clock. It, Is expected that a number of declslons In cases whlch havo been argued al? ready will bo handed down on tho openlng dny. The court wlli bo In sos slo'n for about a month. T TO Finance Committee Will Submi Appropriation Ordinance to Council. At the session ot the '.'oiincll lo morrow ilght Ihe budget prepnred b; tho Finance Goinmlltce will be mnd. publlc, nnd rlgnt committees will meo wlthln tlm fnllowliig tiveiiiy-four hour to determlne whnt Is In he done wltl the money comlng to (liem. After belnj read, the budget will have to Iny ot Ihe tnble until the next. meetlng, whei It will be finnlly ndopted. A. few siip plnmentnry approprlntlons mny Ui worked Ihrough, but It ls nltuost cor tnln that nothlng will bo stricken nnt Aslde from the budget mnttor, n busj docket will confront the Connell to morrow. The Mayor will forward thc reports of a number of heads of cltj departments, and lt js snld thnt sovcra new proposltlons of Interest will bc lntroduced. Tho Co'iimlttoe on Cemeterles ls on thn enlendnr to meet nt 12 o'clock to morrow, nnd tho f'onunlttee on Po? lice, Elections nnd Schools wlli sit al 7:30 o'eloek at night. Tuesday Is eommitteo nlght, wlth sln tnrotlng to diseuss tlie budget and any otlier buslness that nlny be hnfore them. The schedule begins on Tues? day nfternoon nt 5:110 o'clock, wlth n Hiibcotnmlttee cn Streets. At 7:30 o'clock the Committee on Markets will npen up. nnd nt 8 o'clock there will he '?esslons of tho Committees on Llght, Street Cleanlng, Grounds nnd Bulld? lngs, nnd Iho Improvement of tho Innies Rlver. City Engineer Chnrle.-i E. Rolllng hns been asked to meet wlth the Com? mittee on tho Improvement of Iho James Rlver and lo glve to the mem? bers hls vlews ns to the. Improvement of the wnter front nnd docks, and of the feaslhlllty of bulldlng a dlrect rosd to Ftilton above hlgh water lnvel. After thn rush of Tuesday nlght. the only thing the rnlenclnr shows Is a meetlng of n subcommlttee on the Poor at 4 o'clock on Wednesday. DEPARTURE OF MR. MEEK ?. W. IIBRIC, Mr. S. AV. Meek. for two years connected wlth the business department of The Times-Dispatch, leaves Rlch mond to-night to take up hls new work as general manager of the Washlngton Herald. Wlth a great fund of enthu Klasm and energy. Mr. Meek entered Into the llfe of RIchmond, and ln hls brief resldence hero made a wide acqualntance and was rapldly becoming n prominent force in the publlc affairs of the city. He was one of the most energetlc and successfui workers ln the Young Men's Chrlstlan Associatlon building fund campaign of a year ago, personally sccurlng a large number of subscrlptlons to the fund, and at all times taking a most active Interest In the welfare of tlie institution. Mr. Meek has also been a member of the RIchmond Chamber of Commerce, tuk ing vlgoroug part In the plans for the rcorganlzation of that body. He was prominent ln church work, havlng or? ganlzed a Men's League among the members of the Second Baptist Church. Hls departure from the city will be a cause of regret to a wide clrole of acqualntances. Mr. Meek and hls famlly carry wlth them the bes. wlshes of manv friends. JACKSON HELD Und Reptitntlnn of Weat Vlrginla "Vegro Will Bc liivi'MlimiH-d by Police. Hearlng of larceny charges against James Jackson, colored, who claims to be from West Virginia, was postponed ln the Pollco Court yesteraay mornlng, ln order to glve the pollco more tlme to look Into the prisoner's catseer. He was arrested the e>-enlng before by Pollceman Hackott, Just nfter he hnd anatched somo money ln the Cren? shaw Warehouse ana had been chased around the building until caught. He ls charged wlth stealing harness from thc Old Domlnlon and Western Lum | ber Company, harness from another Btablo and money and clothes from Mr. Brown. ARMY RIFLES TO MANILA Merely Sent <o Iteplnce Olmolete AVen Iiuna Prrvlously lu line, SA.N" FRANCISOO, CAh., Fob. 20. Among the passengers who arrlved here yet-tordny on the lliior Slberla was Major B. B. Ray, of tho pay corps, Unltod States army, wlio hns been statlonod al Mnnlla for two yours. When the mnjor lol't the Phlltpptnes Mdnlla was prepar? ing for a big cariilval under tho patron ni;o und dlrection of Oovernor-General Siilth and Mnjor-Ciei.onil Leouard Wood, who deMgned to tiring toRother the leacl :*ig people of tlio dilterent Islands, white and brown. Major Ruy exphilns tho recent heavy shipintnts of army riflcs. Tho wenpoiis Wlth which tho eonstabuliiry nnel acouts were armed wero not satlsfactory, When the war department declded to equlp the mgtilar troops with tho new Springileld It was also docldod to replaco tho obao htii weapons of tho constahulary nnel acouts wlth tho Krags that had been used by tlio regulars. To mnlntaln tha efn ciency of tho natlve organlzatlons It wn8 I'eeinod advlsable to innko tho change all at one time, aud as thn change coukl nc" be made until the regulars had thelr new ruloa ihe latter were all sent out ln 'wo big shlpments. CALEB POWERS FOR CONGRESS Annnu?i-<*a Hla t.'nndlilucy l-'rom Jail, Nnylne lle K.ipeeU Freertoiu Soon. LEXINGTON. K.V., February 29. pllfrb V.owvte, ttiUM hls. c-ell JR Jail at Georgetown, Scott county, to-day an? nounced his candldacy for Congress to succeed D. C. Edwards from the Eleventh Dlstrlct. Powers requests that "Republlcans put off actlon In the matter until the late autumn. by whlch tlme he says he expects to be freo, elther by pardon, acquittal or by belng ahowed bond. Keep Cascarets in your pocket. Take one as soon as you need it. It is old f ashioned and wrong to take harsh doses of physic. We all llve unnaturally. Our food is too fine, too rlch and too plentiful. We eat too little frult, too few green vegetables. We don't exercise enough. The result is, our bowels get clogged; for Nature in tended us to Hve in a different way. What shall wedo? Shall we walk ten -mlles'a day? Shall we dlet our? selves? Shall we seek for more laxative, and lesa costive effeet ln our food ? ? Or shall we take Cascarets ? One way will serve just as wel! asvthe other. Cascarets are vegetable laxatives. Thelr action 1? ?? natural as tha action of fruit, of coarsa food or of exercise. They are genUe. They persuado tha bowela?naver drive them or irritate them. They are candy tablets. and tho dose ia ona at a tima?JU8t ?* B00n as you know that you need it. It ia wrong to tako harsh physic and to wait tlll you need a bj* dose. It is better to keep at your best, every hour of every d?J< A*1*1 ona Cascaret at a tlme ia sufflcient. That means to keep clean inxide. Cascarets are candy tablets. They are aold by all drug*****; but never in bulk. Be suro you get the genuine, with C C C on every tablet. The price ls 50 centa, 25 centB and Ten CenU per Boi m A FEELING OF SECURITY. You naturally fenl securo ivhcn yn know that Ihe medlcine you aro nhoi to tako Ih iiii.'olni' iy pure and coi tnln* ti.) hnrinfiil '"' hnhlt proiluciTi "?'UffM, Nuch a riicdlclne Is Mr. K.ilmer Kwainp-iioot, iiic gtcni. Kidney, Llv ind Bliidder neniedy. The snnio slandnrd of intirit; stron'glh nnd cccllence ls iniilntnliir In every bottle. of s?.vmnp-rtoot. Hwamp-Jioru is s. icntlcally com puundcd from vegcluhle hot'bn, lt Ia not a atiiniilanl nnd Ih inken I tcaspoonfui dose*. tt Im** not recoinniended for every thing. Xt la nature'it grcnt liclpcr ln ril Uevlng and curlng kidney, llver un. bladcier troubles. ' A Hworn stntoineiit ?f purlty Ih wltl every bottlo of Dr. ICIIiner's Stvatnp ltoot; SAMPMB BOl'TI.i: I'ltKII HV JIIAII. Heud, lo Dr. Kihner <?; Co.. Bln-rliain ton, N. Y., for a aninple Uoltlo. frc-o li; mall?lt will coiivlnco .liiynno. Yoi will aI?o receivc 11 booklet of vafurih). lnformation, teiiiti-- nll ahoiit Ihe kid ney*. Whon wrlllng I""- ""ro nnd men tlon tho Richmond Sunduy Tlmcs-Dis patch. ? Sunday Evening Concert .iMi'i'Kiiso.v hoti'i. ondmssThA' Henry '/,. llrm, Dlrpclor. 1'nrl l. Orand mnrch, "Tnntilinii-irr," Wn-riipr Overtiirc, '??liiiiiliiii. Noon nnd ?VlKhl" .Siippe Fnnlnnlr. "Thp l-'nlry".Ilnt-h Merrnmlr, ??MnmiHuM"....Morct Hplrclloii, "iMurlliniH".Wnllnce Uuet, ?1ju .IiiIvp"..Ilnlcvy Ornnrl potpmirrl, "l.etni. ot Slcplit-n Foater" .Tobrnit Part II. Overture, ''1'oct nml I'enwinl," Suppp Son*, "Thc nal-fliiirmer of llmncT Hn" ."Vuemlorlt Srlpptlon. "ner I"reli*chnl?".'. iWeh*r flower aong, "Coiicrt ct l'lourn," TohnnI Sereamle .Schnliert Vlolln nolo, fnuloMlc, "Old Kolka n< llomc" .Stobbe Mr. Henry C Frorlka. Iilyll, "MpniilHli llpnnly".Ilecd IHiiprnno anlo, "Tlie "?ly Clly" < hy rrqnc.it i .Adnnan Mimtpr llnvld Love, Ffaale, "Kniist".Oounoil CHITY FETE 10' Best of Various Features Will Be Repeated at Academy of Music. Encourngcd by the flattcrlng success of tho ontcrtalntncnts given during the past threo days at tho Jefferson audl? torlum, the Charity Feto Associatlon will repeat the most select numbers of tho entlre series at the Academy of Muslc to-morrow night. Already there Is a conslderable demand for aeats. Two of tlio boxes were dlsposed of last nlght, Mrs. Vlrglnlus Newton and Mr. Egbert O. vLeigh each taking one. Tlie other boxes and tho more desirable seats will be put on sale at the Academy box-offlce to-morrow mornlng. Tho program last nlght was In some respects the most successful of the aerles. the Cafs Chantant, under the manugement of Mlss Cally Ryland, provlng to be a most entertainlng* and enjoyable place Many who came to look ln remainod for the evenlng-. Dld Good Work. Wlth Mlss Ryland wero Mrs. Casklc Cabell, Mrs. Charles C. Walker, Mrs. J. St. Georgo Bryan, Mrs, Grlmes, Mrs. E. G. Lefgh and othera. Though all the features of the even lng's entertalnment woro above tlie or? dlnary amateur work, thoro aro somo whlch would deserve speclal mentlon. Tho danoing of Mlss Nora Langhorne aud the singlng of Miss Wade and Mr. Douglas Gordon, ahould bo men? tloned In thls connection. The dance of the plrouottes?Mlsses BInford, Royall. Tabb, Llsnday and Rennolds? arousod the applause of tho audlcnco, Recltations by Mlss Leahy and Mlss Belrne, a monologuo from Mr. Henry S. Harrlson, and the muslc of tho Watkins quartet, wero also among tho features. Wlth the greatly Increased stago room at the Academy, tho Improved stage and llghtlng effects, tho charity entertalnment to-morrow, blda falr to surpass anythlng In the amateur line attcmpted ln Richmond In years. Tho curtaln will rlse promptly at 8:20 P. M. Peddlera Kincd. Leo Flower and Joe Moaes were heavlly llned ln the Police Court yes? terday mornlng on the chargo of ped dllnu wlthout a license. Moses, through hls counsel. Mr. Gllbert K. Pollock, took an appeal. He was hailed ln tlie sum of $300. OBITUARY James Blake, Mr. .Tames Blake, for many years a merchant of Richmond, and recently re tired from active buslnoss, dled last nlght about 10 o'clock at hls home, No. r. Norlh TwPtity-iilnlli Rlreel. " lho' clghty-fh'st yenr nf hln ngo. . llr?Ts WvlVOtl by IWfi (liiughloi < Mlsses Mui-y 10, antl I.lxv.y JJ. BlttM *"? tWO Hons. Mr. Thomas 15. BlttkOi " ?'?' cliiint of lUi'limoiid, nnil Mr., -'"'".V.' Iiiuko, un iiilnriipy ht hiw. of ln" ; Mi\ Tilnke wns bo'r'n ln Couniy M.j] erli-l-. Ireliiml, und enntn lo Ims t'pun Ii-v iu isr.-l, ttiiiklng- hls linme I'ur ItlOri thnn hiilf a contury ln lilclimoiiil. Wlior he wus well louiwti nnil highly Mmpoct cd. Tho nrraiiRciiioiitH Tor tho futicrn hnve nol benn ooniplcted. No flowers. .11 rs. Siixnii .1. Temple. Mrs. Husiin J. Tr-iiinln dlrd suddonl nt Ihe homo "f her ihitluhtcr, Mrs .lutiies K. Avory, on Luiilsliinn Street yostorilHV. , , Mrs. Templo, who was slxty-llvi years of ngo, wns tn tho act of do Hcoilillng tlio stnlrs when sho foi Itnnvllv nnd dled In n short tlme. ul tlioilgl'i ovoiytlillifT JJOSSlblO wns ilope ll l-esiisi.-ltalo her. Hlie ls survlved by oni son. Mr. Wlllla tu Temple. of Miinehes lor, nnd two dntighlers?Mrs. Ilowlrl1 Viiugliiin, of I'mtilon, nnd Mrs. Jninoi 13, Avery. of Ktllton. . Tlie fuiioi-nl wlll InkO tdnen thls nf loi-nooti from llio home of Mrs. Avery nnd tho liiteriiient wlll bU mudo ll Muur.v Cotnoter.v. ; Mrs. I.nvlun .11. Wrbl?. Aftor a bt'laf lllness Mrs. I^avlna M U'i'lili, ngoii Hlxty-two yenrs. wldow Ol Mr. A. 1!. Wobh, dled on Monday morn lng nt her honio, Mini Valley, neai i>ls|iiitiniiit. Sho leaves three daugh Iri'h?Mrs. K. A. Ilalch. nf Wukellold Mrs. n. u. Roblnson, of Greoriesvllie, am Mrs. rferu'nrt T. Adams, nf Rle'imouil and ono smi, Mr. J. D. Webh, of DIs pn t n n t ti. Tho -Inlormont was made ln th? familv hurylng ground ul Dlnputantr on Wi-dnosthiy afternoon "t 2 o'clock Mrs. Iteboccii Itn ll Addlnnn. Mrs. nebecca Hall Addlson. wlfo ol (he lato Mr. John Addlson, dled yes? terday nt 3:45 P. M. at her residence, No. 822 I'ark Avenuo. ' The funeral wlll tnkn placo from Holy Trlnlty Chureh to-mnrro\t\ at 4 P. M. Tho lutermcnt wlll be prlvate. Mr*. i;il/nl,o( li Cocke Coles. ['Speclal to The Tltnos-Dlspatch.I CIIARLOTTKRVIIXF,. VA., Februni*. 29.?Mlss EllzabiHh Cocke Coles dled nt her homo, "Wjiodvlllo," tlils morn? lng at 8 o'clock, of paralvsls. ln th( slxly-thlrd year of her nge. Sho wlll bo burled In the famlly burlal grntin nl "Ennlscnrthe." but the exnet dal( of lho Interment has not yot beer llxed. MIsh Colrs lnd long beon known nf a nrotnlnent flgure ln tho Green Moun? taln nelghborhood-of Albemarle? a lnd> whoso sploiulld character and varleil attfactlons won rnany.stftunch frlends hy whom hor memory will ho tender ly eherlshed. W. 1?. Wnll. MEIIEItniN. VA., Fehrunry 29.?-Mr W. P. Wull dled here yesterday evonlng nbout 4 o'clock, at tho ago of nfly-flvc years. Jlr. Wall hnd beon complalnlns for a few weeks. nnd yesterday morn? lng was tnkon with apdplexy, and lln gerod unconscloua untll hls denth. IIc had been agent for tho Southern Bali way hero for the past twenty yeni'*. lio leaves a widdw and thren children; Tlio interment wlll ho at tho famlly hurylng ground hero to-morrow nt i o'clock. Mrs. Runael II. Howell. [Spoclal to Tho TlmeB-Dlspatch. J ROANOKE, VA., February 29.?Mrs. Muttic B. Howell. aged twonty-sevon, wife of Mr. Rtifsell H. Howell. dled last night from perltonltls. after an lllness of only threo days. She ls survlved by her husband nnd two chil? dren?ono three days old. Her re? malns were taken to Bedford for Inter? ment. Tlionui* G. Slu-lnr. [Speclal to Tlie Tiineii-Uljpatch.l FLOYD. VA.. February '.'9.?Mr. Tlioinas Cl. Shelor. a highly resnected Cltlzen of thls county, dled at hls resi? dence. near this nlnoe. yesterday of heart fallure. Mr. Shelor was a gallnnt Confederate soldler. a member of Com uiiny E. Twenty-flrst Virginia Cavalry. nnd a member of tho Confederate camp here. He wlll be burled at tho old famlly graveyard. near hls home. Hls wife. several stenchlldron and one son survlve hlm. Herbert ivlitfworth. [Speclal to The Tlmos-Dlspatch.) BON AIR, VA., February 2'J.?Her? bert. son of Jlrs. Gcorgle Cofer Whll worth and the lato Clalborne Gooch Whltworth, dled thls mornlng nt 8:30 o'clock, In tho seventh year of his age. He had heen 111 for the past seven weeks. Tho funeral servlces wlll bo hold Monday morning nt 7:30. Inter? ment in Maury Cemetery. Cnpt. .loicpiniM Trader. [Speclal to The Times-Dlspatch. I PORT HAYWOuD, VA., February 29.? Captaln Joscphus Trader, a loadlng Re? publican of thls sectlon, and for many years deputy Internal rcvenuo collec? tor Tn Mathews county, dled suddenly on yesterday at hls home In thls coun? ty, aged seventy years. He leaves two daughters. The funeral will take plnce from hls late resldenco on Sunday. Mrs. ncttle Cash. [Speclnl to Tho Times-Dlspatch.) FREDKKICKSBURG, VA., February 29.?Mrs. Bcttle Cash dled here last night, at tho home of her son-ln-law, Wllllam Wllde. aged llftjvseven years. DEATHS ADDISON.?Dled. at hor residence, No. 822 Park Avenuo, Richmond, Vn., Saturday. Fobruary 29th. at 3:46 P. M-, REBKCCA BALL ADDISON, wife of tho late John Addlson. Funeral from Holy Trlnlty Chureh MONDAY, March 2d, at 4 P. M. In? terment prlvato. Washlngton and Baltlmore papers ploaso copy. WHELTON.?Died, at hls resldenco, 1701 Wost Cary Stroet, at 11 P. M., Friday, FLORENCE J. WHELTON, in hls slxty-flrst year. He leavos threo sons, John, RIchard and James. Funeral et 3:30 P. M. from Sacrod Heart Cathedral. Intorment in Mt. Calvary. - VAUGHAN.?Dlod, at hls homo, In Mo blle, Ala., February 10th, WILLIAM WALLACE VAUGHAN, son of tlie lato "Wllllam H. and Martha Vaughan. Interment in Magnolla Cemetery, Moblle. Ho leaves a wife and ono child. VAUGHAN.?Dled. at Wayneshoro, Va., on Fobruary 29th, at 4 o'clock P. M., ANNIB BRUCE VAUGHAN. grancl daughter of Mr. T. C. Wooddy, nnd wlfo of Josla.li Vaughan, presldont of the Vaughan-Robortson Drug Co., of thls city. Funeral MON DAV, March 2d, nt 3 P. M., In Waynosboro. FUNERAL NOTICE MILLIllSKR.?Prlvato funeral sorvlces over tho romalns of FHIl.dP MILl. UISER wlll ba hold at tho rosldesce of hls brothers, 91fi Wost Franklln Streot, THIS (Sunday) MORNING. Murch 1st, at 11 o'clock. Members of tho famlly aro Invlted to attond. PACE.?The funeral of HENRY LKlii l'ACIfl, who dled Fobruary 28, 1908. at 3:115 p. M., at hls roslclenoo, 2723 O Stroot, wlll tuko placo THIS (Sun (luy) A 1'TISHNOON nt 3 o'clock, from tho abovo 1'onldonon. Frlends and iieiiualntances respectfully invlted to attond. Inlormont ln Oakwood, IN MEMORIAM / CLAYTON.?ln sad but lovlng romom brancB of our dear mother, MARi ANN OLAVTON'. wlfo uf B. D. Clay? ton, win* departed thls llfo one year ago, Fobruary 17, 1907. ^?-.'~-^, BY 11I0R CHItiDREN. MARRIAGES WATK1NK?LOREJNU.?Marrled. at Alk eu. H. (.'? 011 Wednesday. February 86, 1008, hy Rev. Dr. Ollff, LIIOHfl, daughter of Mrs. B. V. L-orena, to RANDOLPH WATK1NS, ot Rlohmond, .Vn. v M I* *M*y*J Jfei A Teddy Bear With Every Go-Cart. "No extra cost." Every cart is plainly marked. Splendid folding carts at $5.00. Collapsible Carts, with rubber tires, $ 1.69. We have some splendid carts at $7.50, $9.00 and up. MATTINfl^k O^ New Spring i mi i li \\lK;um Mattings Are Here. Let us show you this splendid line. Our 25c Mattings cannot be equalled. EXCELSIOR GAS RANGES ARE BEST ^XiRHVVAiTO^V ?&ft?t\ S; SrCNES. *0\iWV\&fcRQNQ S\*S., R\tt\WU\-0. VA. THE NAVAL INQUIRY Several Omcera Tpallfy na to tlie Con fttruction of Our Shlpa. WASHINGTON', D. C, February 29.? Tho Senato Committee on Naval Af? fairs to-day heard the statement of three naval offlcers who have heen 'juotod as crltlclzlng tlio conatructlon of battleshlps, and upon whosu author? lty lt has been suggested the charge!. mado by Mr. Reuterdahl wero based. Commanders F. IC." Tllll. Cart T. Vo gelgesung and Captaln Bradley A. Flsko were questioned concernlng tholr vioivs on naval construction, und Rear Admlral Capps asked questions and commentod upon thelr testimony as thev procceded. Mr. Hale stated that the committee dld not want to go Into tlio personnel of the navy at oil at this tlme. "If we llve long enough." ho said. "we will tako that up some other timo. What wo want to know aro tlio conditions that prevall to-day ln referenco to the construction of shlps." MANY HEIRS IN VIRGINIA *llr. Poinfrcy to Go to I'n-tlnnd tn I.ook After Large Eatatc. "Speclal to ThoTlmcB-Dlspatcli.] LKX1NGTOX. KY., Fobruary 29.? Josenh XV. Pornfrov. a publlshor, llvtng at fo. 61 West Soventh Street. Cov? ington. will leavo ln tho next few days for London, Knghind; to clalm the res ldue of an estate. of whlch he declares he is the' helr. The estate amounts to many millions of dollars. and Is en tailo'd. Pomfrey states that ho has evld-snce to show that ho is tho rlght ful ownor. Ho recently returned from a trln to Ravenswood. Culpeper and RIchmond. Va.. where ho was looklng up evldence. Thoro aro known to be many helrs to the ostate ln Vlrginla. SERVICES DURING LENT Schedule Arrnnged li>* EpUoopal Churchi'K of tlie Clly. Durlng Lent. which begins with Ash Wednesday. March 4th, joint services will be held by tho Eplscopal churches of tho city dally at 5 P. M. The following schodulo ".vill be oD served: Mondays?St. Mark'a. Tucsdays?Grace and Holy Comfoi ter. Wednusdays?Monumonta) and lloiy Trlnlty. Thursdays?St. Paul's. Fridays?St. James nnd St. John s. Saturdays?All Salnts* und St. An ilrew's. . ? Tho subjects will be <**.?? *?llows --, Flrst woek T*ent--v-on,rlay'.lJ^'1ry?. Tuesday, "How?" Wednesday, "To AVhat Purpose?" ? Socond woek?"Means of Graco* ; Mondav. "Confosslon"; Tuesday, "ho.rlp ture": Wednesday, "Works of Morcy." Third -week?"Means of Graco"; Ab stlnonco" on Monday; Tuesday, "Prayer and, Worahlp"; Wednesday, "Personal Work." Fourth wcok?"Tho Church's Help": Monday, "Mlnlstry"; Tuesday, Racra ments; Wednesday, "Fiiendahlp." Flfth week?"The Ilesult of Lont"; Monday, "Personal Fltnoss"; Tuesday, "Corpor.ite Value"; Wednesday, "Mis? slonary Capaclty." REBUKE TO PRESIDENT Hounc Ailuplt llppnrl l'ri??.|l|.nlly Clllt ilcinnliiK C'oiiiuilsMoii Apiiolntiiienla. [l"rnm Our Hngular Correspnmlcnt." WASHINGTON, D, C, Fobruary,20. No Presldent has recelvea a sevorei' rehuke from nongress Iu recent years tlian wns adinlnlatered tt? PrusldenL Ronsevall by the llousn of Represontu tlvea to-day by a pracllcjalry unanlmous .ye.tt. TUs tejio*:^ at tht Committee on Accounts, recommcndlng the resusci tatlon nnd galvanlzlng into llfo of the ten Conimlttoes on Expendltures In tha various departments, contalned thls Ve marknhle back-haml slap .at tho Ex? ecutive: "Wo ve-rlly believe that wlth theso commlttees fully equipped for work f-r.d steadlly followlng thelr presenbtd dutles, they would ren dor unnecessary, not to say Im? possible, the creatlon by executive order of commlssions, such ns the Keep Commisslon nnd tho Water? ways Commisslon, anj the promul gatlon of department regulatlons." The President appolnted both thesa commlssions without authorlzatlon of Congress, a matter whlch would have boen ovorlooked last year, for Instance." but of whlch tho House, in Its present antl-Roosevelt temper, makes much. Tho voto for tho adoptlon of the report was practically unanlmous, aiul the Commlttees "on Expendltures in De? partments were dlrected to sot to work and prevent furthor Infractlon of the law by tho Executive. CASTORIA . For Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought Are YouSaving? Ladies, why not be indepen dent and havea Bank Account of your own and be prepared when the need for ready cash is necessary. Forty-two ' years of contlnued ationaas, amnialn-r the largest sur nhis and undlvldod proflts of nny Unnlt ln tho Stato, lllustratos tlin siifoness 'jt our "fiiinkliig by Mail" system. Tliros per cent,, compounrtad snml-annually, on accounts from ono dollar uinyards, Planters National Bank Savinga Department, CapilaV-- .?...-.$ 300,000 Sur. and Undv. Profils, $1,075,000 Richmond, Va. ?