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DOUBT Evidenee in Murder Case Will Not Hc Concluded Till Tuesday. POST OFFICE HOURS Fo.lmnslrr Cnbell laatae* *.-lic-dule Which vvin n.- Bffeetlre To-MOrrow. Poatmaater Cabi I I laaued tho foi lowlnc schedule of hours, which will be obaerved in th" local post-offlce to morrow in honor oi Washlngton's birthdny: M"i..-v order dlvlsion will be closod all day. Reglstry dlvlsion will be open untll 12 noon. .. . Executlve dlvlsion nnd cashlera or Bce will be open until 12 noon. dotv will bo open untll r. M. i dellverv will bo open from I i ' M ' to i 2:30 i\ M. . ??? ? -, r't window will be open untll 12 noon. Carrlers will raake flellvories aa fol lowa: Two and three-trlp men wiu make one dellvery. leuvlng offlce at 9:30 A. M p(,,.r nd alx-trlp earriera wiu r- ,i;. ' ? -?.ling at 1- noon. or aa near thal time as poaaible. Colitctlen- will be made aa follows: Carrlers will collect boxes on thelr routes. Reguiar.: v. lll make regular holiday colli Btatloni \ and U will observe namo hours aa maln offlce. Dispateh of malla to stations as fol? lows: A?6 A. M.. 8:30 A. M. and lt A. M. B?0 A. -M . '?' 0 A. M- nnd lt A. M. WILL STUMP STATE Joilgc Snmiiel Wllllanui Will K>ep Tfclnga l.lvely. Judge Samuel Wllliame, of Wythe county, left aev Ravlng ate for Attorney-General, -lv every county ln v. are recelved work of rampalgn- | r> vigorously. Colonel i lent, r also aotlve, runnotisly tn. aeouro .) 1- i he retirement I \ And< raon. Neitherl ? i the nomlnatlon ? I tho assuranco thut| lively one. OIL CAN DANGEROUS MENACE l-'ire ln it. i,. ?.hi-j".-? Groccry More Thln slornlng Tbrentencd BIucli Damage. Confronted bj a ibingcrous-lookim can of oll, tiremen early thls mornlng bad no llttle difUculty In extlngulsh lng a flre in the groccry Moro uf lt. L. Gary. B03 Brook Avenue. Tlio blazo atarted ln the rear ol' tho Ftoio twenty mlnutea after the pro i)i lt tor and his assistanl left to iro home, When tlio firat company arrlved op a etill aiarm amoke wa.s Isauing from door and wlndows, aud over t ing '- . waa ?-.?-.: and blaoken tlngu . ? -*. -? | ,j ,.; chemioaJa before tbo Wa*e*nad extended to tht front part of the store. Da.mage to the bultdlny an.i the stock will prob? ably amount to aboul $200. The blaze did not reach the ,,ii oan, though tt was momentarjl] - cpected to du so. The origin ol thi flre .amld not bo dlscovered at tho time, though lt soems Ui have atarted ln a lumbnr room ln C c rcar. MAY BE MURDER CASE IWsro Bri.iitrlit iii.m Anhlnnd Wn? Sbol lu Crap Gaiuo Laat Suudnj. Courtney Wingfleld, colored, was > ?? ' br -:.'. from Aahland to the Memorial H pital sufferlng fmm a plsto! wonnd Inlltctod by William Lewla,.who la boing held ln tho iian ovor county Jall, awaiting develop ntents, Wingfleld waa ahot laat Sun? day ln a row over .-. crap gama The rnan's body ls paralyzed from bis Elioulders down, ni.j phyalotana Bay there ls acarcely one cbance ln a hun dred for hla recovery. Tho attending nurse has been told to notifv Lhe coro ner and tbe pollce if tho patient dles, An operutton may be performed to-day Tho bullet ls belleved to have lodged agulnst the aplnal oolumn, PRICE NOT NAMED AdjutaDt-ficnerul Anderson hrlls Oli Klflea of Virginia Troops. Aboul 600 old army Bprlngfield rifles fonnoriy used by the Virginia volun teery, wero aold by ^.djutant-Gonora Anderson yesterday mornlng, the eu tire l-i belng bought ln by the Wal kins-Cottrell Company, of Richmond Thi - Ijutaiit-Genera] deollned to nani> the llguros paid for tho guns, tuatm-ta^^mmim tenip.i-i miw utm*mm* tnt OFFERS YOU EXPEP.T SERV1CM of a corps of competent, tralncd men who aro famillar wlth ADVKnTISING GAMPAIGNS, and will ndvlso you conaclentiotisly of tho beat methode to puraue to get profitablo retttrnD from the money approprlatod, We Show Results We are handllng the largest Advertlalng Campalgns ln the South, and our record for eatlsfactory resulta ls provon by the many testlmonlals whlch we havo received nnd re? cently had printod ln booklet form. "WHAT ADVERTISERS SAY." A copy of thla book will be nent for the nsklng. Let ua show you. Freeman Advertising Agency, Ina, 7th Floor Mutual Building, RICHMOND. ..-..-- VIRGINIA. News of the Southside' Manchester Bureau. Tlmefc-Dlspatch, No. lit?2 Hull Street. The flrst session for the school year of 19OS-1D09 ended February 5, wlth resulta whlch wero aatisfactory in Boma llncs of work and unsatlsfactory In others, At tho begtnnlng of tho session the school regleter showed an Increase In attendanco of 115 over the BchOOl year for 190T-1908. Thls In . ri aae nurprlsed thoae connected wlth the schools, alnce tho financial crisia i,i last year waa expected to causo many changes. In order to rellovo ihe crowded condltlons whlch exlsted last year three new teachera were em ployed?one for tho Hlgh School and two for tho grades. These crowded condltlons still exlst in tho gradea to somo extent. .. Along with theso problema came the ltitroductlon of now books, whlch fur lho timo retarded the progreaa of tiie schools. New books noeessitated a change ln tho course of stttdy, tlie adoptlon of new standards, andnmodt flcatlon of old condltlons to sult new materlal; hut now that theao changes have been mado, better resulta nnd more rapid progress are looked for. Ank Pnrents to llelp. Durlng tho paat session an effort has been made to do the most thor otigh teachlng poaslble under existing condltlon.-. Thls offort was groatly aided by meana of the departmental work, whlch has brought aatlafact'ory rtsults so far as is able to bo learned. Thla plan to teach tho child to tlilnk,' to enable It to have confldence In itself and to havo lt reallze that cducatlon doos not mean ti craramlng of facts or tho rcpetltion of meaningless words, will he earnestly and conaclentloualy pursued ln tho coming session. The work of thn new session has begun. The children ln most casos havo gone to work wlth dol.ertntnat.ion lo progress. An effort has been mado to Inform the parents of their chll dron'8 work In achool and to onllst thelr support in glvlng them a better und more thorough tralnliiR, rtrst Grude, f4ection B. 1'ln.t Honnr?Euudla Hughca Henry Hf!y, Bvgene McCarthy, Kdai? Savory, Berley Bamona, John Wrlght, Marthn Butes, Ver n>.'ll Buckner, Ellzabetb Bondurunt, Mary 1 oiaon, Maggle Gamou, Virginia Grun. Eona Harman, Thelma Uurrissotiu, Ailette Mar? tin, Mary Mnore, Mary Nclson, Enulso Sykea. SecoUd Honor?Koieat Jennlnga, Clarenca P,ui-n'on, Thelma Aivia, Ma:iin Williuma, l'uby James. I'lrut Grade, Section A. First Honor?Martha Lovlng, MlWred Pul lltun, Huih Rayford, Cathonue HampBon, Lilly Shlriey, Thelma Vaughan, Wlllle Alvla. Second Honor?Burnell Roach, UattiJ Uuley, i'orcy Baidwln. Second Grade, Section B. Flrat Iloiior?Hulon Ilooper, Heasle Hoo vor, Klolse Plndhl-eolc, Violet Rowlett, Elaie Kuundoru, Marle Wllliams, Harold lienan, Giey Jowetl, Walter Hundlott, Walter Wil liamaon. Second Hoiiop?Lou Canada, Ilelan llsgne, Virglnla Jonna, Uzzlo ICing, Ussio Euvy, Estcllo Naneo, Graco Randletl Thelma Nun nally, Marlon FowlkcB, Mar^rut Young, Carlton Booth, Vlncent Bene. Second Grade, Soctlnu A. Flrat Hitnui-?Ralph Carroll, Wlllle Cooka. Joruph McCno, WlUBti-n PouOe, Noll Apecr aon, Uufuo I'ortur, Hay Wr.ght, Tbolma Fulkes, leabul G6oaing, Annle Fayno, Lena Butcher, Eiiy Butcher, Curtla Brown, Tay. lor BoJIey, Edgar Henry, Erncst Welslger, Junlus Rawlette, Orlo Vadtn, Lllliii-n Wll kinson. Second Honor?Van Harlowe, Thomiu Pinrh. Thomua Purdy, Ray Ili-atn, Eurnt-ll Clayton, Ycrlette llolderllold, He cn Llveaay, Ento Smtili. BuOI* Bulton, Pcarl Taylor, Carlton Baio. Lawrence Kahn. Itobcrt MaK ory, (Jsorge Baltham. Mabel Ctowtier, Marj Do Corr, Gertruilo Donavont. Elllie Leay, iJlcima Ixivlpg, luabel L,unson, Cn'-rla Pnclnl Hattlo I'.iyne, Dc.-in RlQhernon, L,ouiae Star ?argt, Judlth Vtdi-n. Tlilrd <.rade, Sei-llon H. llrst Honor?Page Celley, Margaret Bat. ley, Kelllo Patram, Edna Lamim, Georgl Butcher, Qeorgo Dty, Be?;:.' n Uanaell Launoelot Phllllpa, Edgar Sta.rko, Edna towlor, Bvelyn Pry, Glui'.ya Johnson. Dort Retuns, Esthor Shotwcll, Katha lr.o hlmpuoii Eoly willlama. Stover Baurthan, Hiran Blankoiishlp, Bherwood Butli-r, Hack Choat Welcome Words to Women Women who suffer with disorders pcculior to thelr sex should writc to Dr. Pierce and receive Iree the advice of a physician of over 40 years' experience ?a skilled and successful epecialist in the diseases of worcen. Every letter oi thia sort haa the most careful oonsideration and is rcgarded as sacredly confidcntial. Many sensitively modest women write fully to Dr. Pierce what they would shrink Irom telling to their local physician. The local physician is pretty sure to say that he cannot do anything without "an examination." Dr. Pierce holds that tbesc dittasteful exauiinations ure generally need leu, and that no woman, except in raro casea, should iubmlt to them. Dr. Pierce's treatment will cure you rlght in the privaoy of your on home. II.s ?? Favorito Prescrip.iou" has oured hundredi of thousands, aome of them ihe worst of cascs. It is the only medicine of lts kind tbat ll the product ol o regulurly graduated phraieian. The only one good enough that its makers dar* to print its every ingrcdient or, IU outeide WIUMr, There'. no ,ecrecy. U will hear examina tioa. No alcohol and no babit-brmtng drug* are fo.u.d in it. Somo unscrun tilous medictne dcalers may offer you a sebstitute. Don't take it Don't irilU with your health Write to World/t- Dispensary Medical Association, Dr R, Pierce> PreakJBQt, Buffab, N, 1 .,-take the advice received and be well ham, Metvln Martin. Maurtea Whittaker, Mnrgarot Bnlllmcrn. Aileen Eaat, Sara Mll alead, Ellzabeth t'emberton, Kina Smith, Ada Starke. Flomn-e '1111. Second llniior?Lottlaa Bauuhan, Walter CVle. Marle Cox. Inna Mayor, W.ide MeCar go, Pa-ul McFall. Malvln Stahle, James Whlte, Mollk- Baber, Tliornton Davli Jojjaph Oalloway, Fred Badier, David Avcry, Ployd Wrlght, Thlrd i.rade, Section A. rirsl Honi.r?Kulalla Alvis, Irt-no Andrews, Thelma Wllliams. Evelyn Wrlrht, Rachel Hamions, Walter lluah. Second Hono'?Uelae Camp-cll. Dl:ii3a de Brit.t, Ellzabeth Dav, Mabel Burrows, Thol uta Haddock, UarnioIIa ttteln, Wdna Jones, Mabi-I Waddell, Walter Bucktior, Howord Burroiv- Parcy Garnetf, Rlchard Hasttngs, Bart Parrlah, Liittier Phlllipa, I'nyio.- Satch liclil, John Tyree, Clyde Wn.-ht. Fourth? Grade, Section B. Flrnf Honor?Melen Anderson, Bessie Adama, Mu.- nraf;iey. Cornella Basa. Marlon t'arroll. Ji aale riuVol. llolcn Grcenwood.) Hattle .i" ? , Eater Morrtssctt Graynali I'hlllwa, Alma Banndeia, Mabto Sarapson. Second Honor?Herman Booth. Marrlon Gheathom, Montcrin Xelson. Major Nelaon. Eldrldge Pucket, ''harlca Robltuon. Fourth (irade, Section A. Second Honor?Elalc Avcry, Virglnla Ar eher, Borthu Carr, Ruth Hancick. Helan Hoora, Hclcn Pugh. Loulse Smart, Elsiu Wrlght, Evelyn Walden. Four'h Grudc, Section II. Flrst Honoi-?Eilen Brown, E'mina Blount, Fatello Eester, Edith Palmer, Mamte Verell, T.illlo WilllamH, Loula (ipplernan. Eoring Purdy, James Robliuon, Thoinas Roadwell, I.uther Sampson, Eoula Walton. Second Honor?Eaura Bohannon, Etta Cass, Edith Clark, Loray Hughea, Annle. Rcamoa, Jullet Rennor, Eunlce Sarnloii', Cassle Savory, Lawlrence Elaoher, Ray Mar? tin, Curtla Iloblnson, Wllllam Sampson. Charlca Vaughan. Fourth I.rade, Section A, I'ir^t Honor?Robert Clalborne, Percy Hancook, Mllton Staplos, Farker Weialger, Robert Wood-., Rihc] At,p,erEon. Ulonlce Bol tiai, Luctle Cbeatham, Eilen Evans, Maaelte. Qetting, Maude Kelley, Hazol Elnk. Ella Rcaincs, Euntce Woolrldgo, Second Honor?Robert Daltin, Bernard Cllbbs, Dnn Ingram, Edward Radford, i;nr telluj Walla, Ma.rg.irot Brooki, Katharine flwathney, Mary 1*111", Esinr Jennlnga, Rosa ile l.uclc. Elsle p..llnrd, Annle !>;irai, Jana tjhepherd, Edna Btark, idn Wllkcnon, T Cox, .Mx- Hanklna, Gwandolyn Jawett, Ed dlo Honloy, Paarl McCue, Elale Mooro, Jo saphene Wrenn, Fifth (irade, Section B. 1-lrst Honor?U-ster Bowles, t.'lauda Botta, l" le ViHiiig. Virginia Pulliam, Helcn Tucker, Second Honor?Rucker Parklnaon, Rnby F'Jder, Eugenla Kahl, R-af-loe Brcwer, Percy Pollard, Marahall Green, Edwtn Baas. i'lflli Grade, Section A, First llanar?Frank Amos, Eaura Ander aen, Eizzlo gftllcy, Martha lland, Eeulea Jchnaon, Floronqc Nelaler. Second Honor?Garnett Campbell, Ajrthur Roynotda, Jnlin Siar, Mlldred Baas, Agnca Coolt, Dorotliy Cl'.bcrt. Kathareno flraves. Laura, Owen. Marthn Renner, Loalso Wil liaina, Nell Wllmoutli, SUth Gniile, Section B. Tirsf Honor? \nnle Atwel*. Virgia Ma Icno, Mary Tates. John Taylor. Second Honor?Saiife Jomw, Margaret l.'.ai<twin, Margaret Gary, Mary Brooklng, Temple Snelllnga, Raymond Smith, Erneat li.iwklns. Waverly Cunada, Bdw in Anderson, Emma Burrowa. slxth Grade, Section A. FlrKt Honor?(,'larence Fry. Seco"d Honor?Ruth Baas, Clalro Dorset, LUa. DuVal, Eoi'lre Gwathney, Htanley Hatcher, Eoltta Minea, Annla Ilnlling grain, Clara Eumpkln, Tllllu Ktark. Seventh Grade, Sectlona A und B. Flrst Honor?Alma Mooro, Helan Carrolt, Mocel R.iinis, Alan Wrlght, Waltor Duko, Wlllle Gtbba, Mol le Baaa Edwtn Jonea, Lu I lrulio Wtiito, Frank Dunfcrd. 1 Seco"<l Honor? f-herwood Hlrnmona. Mol 1 villo Rcams. Vlrutjhia Robertacn, Zadell Tur i rer, Ucrtrurte Utz. borcllo "Neal, Chaiiea Maurlce, Korwood Green, Louise Jonea, Blonton Prlco, .lullan Atwoll. Cbarloa Doll iiii;.-, Helan Rublnron, Elllie Cul'lo I To lustull New l'liati.r, ! Tho Rev, J. G. Mllea will be lnatalled ' paator of Clopton Street Baptist Church ' at '!:."0 o'clock thls afternoon. The Rev. J. W. Durham will conduct tho j BorvlceB. Other speakera will bo Pro I feaaor Harris. of Rlchmond; Rev. J. T, Kaley, Rev. J. M. Kowland aml Mr. ii',it, superlntondent of the Sunday achooL i niiiifli 1'nrty to See Fleet. 13. Davis, of 104 Baat Fourth Ktreot, ami a party of firteon left thla clty at ?1 o'clock yesterday on tho launch Kutii I fur Hampton Itoada, where they will stay untii Monday, when they will wtt ness the Incomlng of tho tleot. On tho v.av ilown the James tho Ruth will he Jolned by othor slmllar craft, and by tho tlme tho Roads aro reached n ls expected that there will bo ton or tlf ' u taunchea, Mr. Davla oxpeota to bo off Old Polnt by to-morrow night, and will auchor thoro. Tlie trip homo 'III bogln probably on Moiuluy night. I'crHOnula nnd H hl-. Mrs, A O, Arvin. of Meherrln, V"a, ia IvIsltlnB Mra. E. 0. Uons, of 803 Do catur btreet Mi U i?. Uons, who har been 111 for ??"Ja '"?''') 'u |l|!; home, la now much Charles Walko, Jr, son of Chariea Walke, or the Water Department, who ? a'- bei ii 1)1 w(th im. unioiila, ls :,ald to '??? iii'iili Improved, althoueh he ia not ougrht to bo out ot danffer, J1" . iood ol Raltway Tralr No, 634, wiu meet to-nti-ht at nw <? ? ' ii !-. m Praternal Hall. The I";'!"'..- of the nifcbtlne la to conai'li'i iil meet ln iflit. The ittoiH now Bpeolal Bi ,- Inii Tiiuad purpose ! i.", ,.1.. pandlna forlliHiurUl" '"',"" '"rt yesterday PDLICY WILL E Others, However, Think That Steel Cut WiU Lead to Pro tracted War. f Speclal toTTho Tlm?s-r>lfi|Kiloh.] FJTTSBURO, PA., February 80.?No devclopmont ln tho steel Industry ln rocont years catised ao much comment as did the action taken in Now York on Frldny, whon tho Unlted Btatos Steel Corporatlon and somo of tho largor Indcpondent producom declared an open market After reading tho Btatcmont lssuod by Judgo 13. H. Gary, chalrman of tho board of Steel Corporatlon, oxecu tlvo officera of tlie Plttsburg Stnol Company, Stated to-day that tho movo will stlmulato btiying and will ma terlally help buslucso in gonoral. Oth? ers bellovo that an open market meanu a long, blttor war among tho lcading steel producers of tho country, whlle othors who havo kept in cloae touch wlth tho nltuatlon all through the do presalon aro of the oplnion that tho declarlng of an open market and the threatened war over prlces aro part of a scheme outllned by tho steel men to protect thelr Intoresta and to frlghten those who have charge of the proposed tarlff revisioa. There woro numerouo seorot con forenoes of executlvo offlcials to-cLay of tho dlfferont lndepondont compamioB with a view of oulllalng somo plan of action to got thelr share ot the buslness under tlio prlae-cutting scheniq, Whilo all aorta of predlctlona aro belng made and varlous opinioua are being glven aa to the probablllty of tho dovelopment.s of last woek, the majorlty of tho offloials who havo at tended conferonces ln the Eaat bo lleve that tlio latest movo on the part of tho Steel Corporatlon and the larger independenta ls to bo used as a elub to forda tho small Independont producers to follow price yuotatlons anangod by thelr atronger compert tors. lt ls bellovod by some that tho Steel Corporatlon and sotiw of the largor prodUcera ivlli contlnua tho "gentlo man'a agreement" ln a genera] way. and will meet any reduction ln prlco that will be made by the smaller con corns. Cy thls arrangement, lt is said, some producers will bo forced to abandon thelr plan of shadlng prlces. Ono report has lt that as soon as tho small Independenta aro whtpped Into lino prlces will be advanced gradually untll tho old schedules have fcoen n aclied. On the other hand, Independenta and even retail merchants contend that tho open market and cuttlng ot prlcea aro the best chltigs that havo happened ln many months, as they will now be ln a poaltlon to buy their pig metai at a much lower figuro. Pittsburg steel men asserted that they don't expect any startling de velopments untll the mlddle or latter part of thls week, as no company wltl make further reductlons or make any otber important inovn untll after ex ecutlves have had tltno to thoroughly dl8Cusa tlieir plans. AVages ot many thousands of steel workers in the Plttsburg dlstrict and Other rnanufaeturing centres will de pend entirely upon tlio action to be taken by manuf acturera, Judge AVnddlll Ilcnrs Arirnmeiit. Judge Ednumd Waddill, Jr? of tho Unlted States Dlstrict Court, yesterday heard argument ln tho case of the Petersburg tron Compahy agatrist tho government Tho corporatlon claltn;, }13,000 alleged to be dne on n con? tract for a llghthouse tender, Delays in delivery and building catised thf> ault, The case was aubmltted. Bu geno C. ilassle Is eounsol for tho con structlon company. Howltsers' Gerninn. Tho regular munthly german of the Howitzor Cotlllion Club will take placo to-morrow nlght at tho armory. Ad mlsaion will ho by card only. nalllff Ulffger on Vacntlon. / Ballllt Samuol BIgger, of tho State Corporatlon Commlsslon, who has been lll several weeks, will leave to-day for the mountains of Viiginln, wlth the hope of regalnlng his health. Itaggcd Slountaln Mlsslon Work. The Rev. George P. Mayo, of tho Ragged Mountains, will glvo a atereop tteon leoture in Chrlst Church parlsh houso on Tuesday nlght at S o'clock. CONSULAR BILL Consldcrnllnn of Approprlatlon of Three Mlllionn la Begun. WASHINGTON, Feb. 20.?Consldera tion of the dlii.omatic and consular up Foul Breath Made Pure ""'1 Swwt by <ho Uae of -iinii-r.i Churcdnl l,o/.oiis:?-n. Trlal Pneknge Sent Kri-c, Do not go umong your frloiuls wlth a breath no odLous us to make your preaence distasfoful. Foul breath ls capnblo of easy removal lf you wltl tako a llttle t i it io to ovorcomo it. Gen? erally i'oul breath comes from ono ol two causes, lmpuro guaea or foul di gestlvo lluids. Charcoal Is tbo strongest absorbent of lout gases known. lt posltlvely at tracts polsona and noutralizetr tholr cvIJ effocts. A noted French physician swallowed atryohnlne enough to klll threo men, and wlth a t.iispoonful of charcoal re movod (he bad effeota of thla torrlblv swll't poison. A llttle charcoal ln a bedroorn oi cellar will make- foul air puro. Purt willow charcoal mlxed with honey are tho component parta of Stuart'B Char? coal Lozengos, and puro breath ls thi result of th.-.ir uso after meals. Simplv dissolve two or three aftor meals uiu at bed time and foul breath llees ai once. No matter how you cause thosi gases, wbethor by bad food, alcoho or abiise of the stomach, Stuart's Char? coal Jjozenges will stop gaa inakinj; aud swe-ten tho breath. They are perfectly harmless, and th< eatlng of a box would causo you nc InconvenLence whatever. Charcoal lu hard to preparo I'or thi stomaoh, because it must be strong ant pure, and most peoplo will not take 1' unlesa made palatabla, Stuart's tntml tahlo process presents charcoal to thi taate and syatem ln nll the nlcety do sired. Cholo vlrgln wlltow is burnt lntr dealrable ehareoal; this Is mlxed wltl pure honey, and tho eombiiation U eomprasaed under tremendous powei j into n lozenge of great ploasantneH; I and efllclenoy, Dpn't let vmir bad breath make poo ple croas tbe stroat to avold you; g< |.. the nenicst drug store and buy t box nf Stuart'd Charcoal I/OzenROS to l day nnd eat what you will. Two oi i three after the meal will sweeten youi breath at onda. If you want proof o thla fact, Heml un your name und ad I ili'.-M, aud we will send you a trln , naokage by mall free. Addresa F. A Rtuart Co., 200 SLuart Bldg., Marshall 'Allch. Notice to the Public Wc want to thank the public for the liberal patrohage during our sixtccn-day sale, which closed Saturday. We are more than pleased with the resulls. Not Through Yet. Our buycr is now iu New York buying apring tncrchandisc and inspecting a big stock which wc have in view, and if we secuTC this inighfy purchaac x "You Will Hear From Us." In the meantime we will continue this mighty elaughtering of niei - chandise for the next 10 days. For Monday, Tuesday and Wcdnesday we are going to shove out all odds and ends at much teas than the sale prices. Wait, fvatch and look for our ads. Julius Sycle's Sons Nos. 201-203 E. Broad Street propriatlon blll w.ih begun In the house of representatlvos to-day. Tho blll <"ir ries a total npp.-oprlatipn of 13,582,738, Mr, Cousins (Iowa), chairman of Iho commltteo on foreign affalrn, oxplalned tho provlslons of tho blll. PROMOTE FARM LIFE Assoclatlun Fonned to Brlng ImmiKrn tlon to the l.?-i. NEW TORK. February 20.?With a vlew to brlnging to an end tho move ment from tho East to tho West, near ly one hundred real cstato men from tlie Atlantlo States met. in New York to-day, formed an organizatlon to he known as tho Eastern Farm Life Pro motlon Assoclatlon. and decided upon a catnpalgn of educatlon 10 that end, It ls bcllovod, tbat by direct appeal lo tho publlo through the advertlalng columns of the newspapors aml mag azlnes, a full reallzatlon of the agrlcul tural poysibllitles of the Kast may bo made known and tho fact deinon strate.l that thero are moro opportunl tles for tho fariner in tho Eaat than ever before. Arr.one those ln attendance wero rep. reaentattvea i'rom all the new States. New York. New Jeraey, f'l-im sylvanta, Msrylaiul, Delaware, Virginia aud Nortu Carolina. T!a- organizatlon elected E. A. Strout, of NewTdr'k, pres? ident; Among the ? !-.?? it, <.?:? -tn chosen aro E. M. Efarnsberger, Orange, Va., and G. ii. Waah, Ko<!. Branch N. C. KLEIN CONVICTED Plttsburg r'miia.-fiitinii Found Gullry of Afrrptlim llrlhes. FITTSBCRO, p'A,, February 20.-? After dellberatlng twenty mlnutea thla afternoon, tbo jury jn the c-lko of Cap? tnln John V. Kleln, charged wlth hc cep'tlng and solicltlng a brlbe In con? nectlon wlth nn ordlnance pendlpg ln Council relatlug to thu clty deppai torles. returned a verdict of "gulitj as Indlcted." Attorneya for Kleln will appeal thi case. Tbe convi'cted man wns relcased on ?25.?00 ball, nnd wIU bo trled later on addltlonal charges of conaplracy and acoeptlng a hribe. lio recelved the verdict without em'otlon. Kleln, who was a member of the Common Council, was charged wlth recelvlng a (17,800 brlbe from two for? mer ofllclals of tho Gorman National Hank, ot this clty. Slx othor Councll men wero arrested In connectlon wlth tho case. Ernest Frey. a saddler, testlfied to day that Kleln had ahown hlm $6,000 bllls, and remarked; "That Is the way to get it." Klein said ho had nover soon a $5,000 bill. WANTS ONE CENT A AVOrtD. jpoultrp? 3&ttjmt>^ ILtbe &toc1i. IUcflMOND CODTylE KENNHW, PKDI gree pupples; brod rlght; blue rlbbor htock; $10 each. W. J. STKAIN Meehanh'svlllo Farm, Rkhmoiid, Va. FOR SALE, 23 IMPORTED BOTlf OR pington, chickuns from brlglnator's yards, Mngland. Apply W. BAL. bAHU, Glen Allen. Va. FOR SAIiB, ONE LARGE DRAF'l mare; can be secn Rosenoath an< Ltroad Street Road. i-nono 6371. | EGGS I'ROM ?MAQNlWcriNT7~'Wil7Ti and Buff Ocplngtons, 10c. each. They hatch. FAY CHUDUP, Routo 3, Rich? mond. C. RHODK ISDAND REDSi ''BlJUlJ Ribbon" straln; extra flno cockerelt for sale; esirs for siettlng at al times. "SUNCREST" POUI/CRTi COMPANY, Utghlaud Park, Rlch inoiid, Va. FOR F.AX.E; Wl 1ITE ~ W VAND.OTT E e?gs for hatching: healthy, thorough bred stock; $1 per sotting; %'o pei hundred. MRS. J, O. HARRIS. Rb Vlsta, Va., Stop 23, Westhamplot car llne. barrejd piTymoutii rock" ANT White Wyandotte eggs, $1.00 pei flfteen; Corulsh Iridian game egg; $3.50 per fjftecn,' from blue rlbhot wlnnots. CHARUEK REOESTER Duntreitth, Richmond, Va. S"f. ANtJrews" AND- HART2 MOUN taln canary blrds. blrd seed ant ionio, flsh food, aquarlum, &c. ni Maln Htrce 1. _ EGGS FOR SETTING FROM FINl Yv'hlte WyanUottes from best pen, $ per settlng; from floek $1 per hti'n dred. Call tiS'JO or acldrcsB 715 Moub Street._ FOR 'THE NEXT .TEN -DAYS T WiT.1 sell S. and R, Comb R. I, Red cock erels; also flfty W. V. Rock cock erels; Fishel straln: for $1.50 and $1 MRS. J. D. HAMNER, Church Roads Va._ SEND US ORDERS FOR DOGS. PUPS pet stock, New Fouudlande, Ol Danes, St. Bernards, oollles, bull dogs, bull-terrtors, fox-terriers. to: poodles, terrlers, man-traillng blood hounds, fa&t foxhounds, coon, opos sum dogs, blrd dogs, Belglan harei peafowls, pheasants, pigeons, dove* canarles, Maltese, Perslan, Angor. klttens, Angora goats, MexlCBn bur ros. Anything wanted. Pi. STOCKJFARM. Rock liill, ?, ?'. PARTRIDGE~WYANDi"?TTE .COCKBR tds and pullels and Buft Rock cock erels; theae blrds at a l.arga n atv are prize stock. DAVH JARDINk Btaunton, Va. WANTS ONE CENT A WORD. :poultrp.?$et and iibe fctoefc. yi-u BALB, Fi?x HOUNDS, BBAOLiE tiounda and aii othei t'r.ii ot eport ing and pet doga; fancy ptgemis, rabblta, ferreta, giiinea piga. catcie, aheep nn'l BWllie; oU-page ? ?atalogue. lnc ; 9Q-page catalogue, punitry com bined, I2e. MOUNT i'liS.v KENNEL.*-!, Headlng, Pa. S. c RHODE ~i.si.anTi RED i.<;' frum apeclal matlnga t-i produce color und egga, JI.60 per setttng uf flfteen; larger quantltlea al rcduced prlce. 'Phone 5830, or ad droaa S*dl Fourth Avenue, Hlgliland Park. nicl mond. rum" and ?--???? tho ? to, k whlch prodacci ti.ggt Gl 'IN'.; <i1 Ki'iM'i BD I'R" '!>' W. Holland lui !<? ? i Uammoth Bronie tdjjiR vv. Wyandottc cdckereia, W, p. Rock i.kerels, Jt. C. W. I.eghorn cockerela, H. l'. Hoi K cockerela: all cockerela, $1 each: Btock the beat. Apply CEDAR VlF.W POUL.TKY YARDS, Nawaom'a, Va. i ii -i.v HAT' II "?:.-, MAKE THE BEST broller*., roaatera and winter layera the "Model" ('"haa. A.) Cyphera ? in cubatora. broodera, er-,-.. glve mo aatl factton and teaa trouble. Vrma catalugMO frum V.'. J T'll'P, IJO I'li: SAI.E i'KNTINI. riLUE RIBBON K C. Whlte Eeghorn egga for aet ting, $1.50 fr,r IR. Sattsfactlon guar anteed. ROBERT B. COUSINS, 1703 West Cary Street. e*T:t iu i.r. tkhp.iUk tiFPii'r-f,"soSfJB elegant apeclmeni f,.r ?ie. FAY CRUDUP. Route ;'. Rlchmond. iflillmerp. I" y0U WANT A NEW IIAT WE havo tlie very luteat up-to-dato atylea at a vory low prlce, tnni miiis aiui flowara. CKAI'.K'S MIEL1 NERY 820 Knst. Broad Street. iflisccUimeoug. LADIES' TAIEORS, LADIES, WE HAVE SOCCBSSFULI/E SUl.VKD TIII-) DIFFICUET PROI3 L.EM OK PRODUCING THE VERY JfliWIKST GRADE OF WORK AT TIll" LOWEST COST, AND GIVE ont PATRONS THB BENBFIT OF OUR ECONOMY. THIS EXPI.AIN.-* WIIY VOU HECE1VK BETTER VAI.fi; AT OUR ESTABIilSHMBNr THAN EESEWHERE. L.EW1B .S BROWN, LADIES' TAILOBU, 202 NORTH FIRST .STREET. 'PHONE ECONOMY LIGHTING. WE HANDLB THE MOST TJP-TO-DATE jcati langc on the market; alao Hum phrey gaa aro lamps, 500-candie power, at a cost of 1 and 9-10 centa per hour; aaio or rent; tmaller lignta for reaidence, $1 and up. RICHMOND GA3 APPLIANCE CO., 209 North Fifth Street, Rlchmond, Va. 'Phone 5668;_ SHOE' REPAlRING SPECIAL. REBATE OF 15C. IF TOU BRINO ahoes wlth thla coupon; 75c. men's half Boles rebated to 60c.; ISOc. ladiea' half aolea rebated to 45c.; best leath? er; every palr tiowod. Wn cannot Btind for shoos at thla speclal ptlee. DRHW'.S El.ECTRlG SHOE PAC TOKY, 710 Eaat Maln Street. Men'.-. stltcll-dowii ahoes, $2; rnbber boot.s, rnbbora and hot water baga l'ixed. 'Phono 2667. _ _ " ~~ O ROC BRIES AN D, FEED. ', M. J, MUSSEN'S SON*. 8 AND 10 NORTH Elghteonth; groccrloa, feed and rock .^att for horaeu and eattle. 'Phone 3326. _ _ A 1.1'A LT? A 11 A Y, SI11'i 'l\"S,"T"."s. IIULLST otc, pbultry supplloa and eggs, nt AV. J. TODD'.S. -126 North Hlsth Street. BTERUING SIIA'EH SI'IX'IAES. " ANTJQUES. GENU1NE ANTIQUES FOR SAI.11. RE pairing nnd ro'ilnlahlng antlciuo aml Othor fnrniturc. Phono 2507. C. E. bYPA, 417 Woat Malp Street,_ i DENTISTRY.;, SOUTHERN DENTAti ROOMS, OPPO sltn tho iiiiat-iifilee. 'Flionn 3290. lils aniltiatlons and Ofltllliatoa free. WATCII REPALRINQ. YOUR U'ATCH 11EPAIRED ORCLEAN ed by WM. TORIEN. JR., Ih a guaran? tee that lt la aone properly; 20 yeara' axperlence. Oleaning, fli mnln aprlngs, **1. 408 Kast Broad Street. Aii work guaranteed. DYBING AND CLEAN'iNGT JOHN hX TOUCHE. CLEANING. DYIB ing, Bcourlng, presslng. 123 Eaat Main Street. OPTICIANS. OFTEN VOU MUST GO WRONG TO DO right. When your eyes aro wrong rao to DR. H, BREITSTEIN, Optlcian, 113 East Broad; tho wrong alde of Broad Street?tho right placo to have your oyes examined and glassee fltted. Consultutlon freo, Pre&crlptlon work m apeqialty._ iFLORIH'rl^ FUNERAL DES1GNS, |1 TO |8. M. A. WHITTY, WANT ON''* CENT A WOKD. 0> tfliittllanttrnti. FlJRmTURB AND 'lii.'.A PAckjNo" FURNITUhf.. china AND WEDDING pretenta packed and snipped wlth care; eatimatia cheerfully glven. JACOB UMUAUF, 705 West Maln Street. 'Phone 3293. BAICERY. A NICE LARGE PoFND CAKB, 25C. DRINKARD'S, 123 1-2 North Slxth. MONEY TO DOAN. LIBERAL ADVANCES MADE ON DIA rnonda and watches; apeclal rates on large loans. JACOBS'S LOAN OF F1CE, 218 North Nlnth. __ __ _ K A It Bu D181N FECTANT. THE GREAT NON-POI8QNOUS DISIN fectant for houaahold purpoaea. Otit, tahleapoonftil trilxed wlth a gallon of water Inatantly fnrma a tnllky ernj' alon that la a powerful deodorlzer and dlalnfectant; Indoraed by leaditig pnyslciana; 11.3'. p*r gallon. Ex pri-f>s prepald, F>I rt-cti"tiM on pack ag?. THE ALCATRAZ CO.. 1303 Ea-t Maln Street. Richmond, Va. Phone 27C3. CHIC-AMERICAN, LADIErV TAILOR9, ARE OFEN FOR BUSINESS MOSJDAT. FEBRUARY 22D. AND WILL SHOW EVERYTHINC. NEW AND FP-To DATE IN THE LATB8T BTYLES AND WILL RE PLBASBD For YOI TO CALL AND TAKE ADVANTA ".): OF THE OPENING PRHTCH ?$25, $30, jn" AND I87.B0, THE8B BUTTS AP.i. AB60LUTELY GFARANTF.EP bAT I8FACTORY IN EVERY RESPECT, 212 NORTH FIFTH BTREET. WATCH BARGAINS. $10.?NEW I.OT RECEIVED OF LA dles' or gf-nta" 20-yi-ar guarantoi.l gold fllled watchee; I.lgln or Wait liam. |j.g.?SOEID 14-KARAT GOLD LADIES* watcheaj any movement deslred. $?5 AND T'P FOR GENT'S FINE 14 knrat gold watehes; the new 12 el*"o; large, flne monogram Ineluded. SCHAAF'S, No. I2fi, Broad and Fifth Streetfl, ST3ECTACLE8 AND BYFOLASSES." ~ YOU CAN SEE WITH OUR 25 CENT apectaolcs or eyeglasses. Watchvand Jewelrv repalrlng our speclalty. A. SCHEER. JewBlor (EstabllBhed 188T), loaa East Maln Street, oppoalto Old Market. _ WAT C H_. STOPPED? TAKE IT TO A. SCHEER, J.EWET.EK (Establieheil 18871. 1555 East Maln Strent, opposdto Old Market. ? FUNERAL PIRECTORB. WE ARE HERE AND WILL FURN1SII for $75 QXactiy what our hlgh-prlccfl trust conipetltory, who havo trled cvuvy way to make us elos>e up bua lneas. charge $125 to $150 for. Why not invcstlgate this and Bee tf we don't Ba.ve you frotn $50 to $100. RICH? MOND BURIA1. CO., 114 North Seventh. 'Phone 5282._ GET"UP! ... NO USE TAI.KtNG, YOU'VE GOT TO get np. 'Tla a "Scbeer's Speclal" alarm clock. They aro $1 and war rantcd. A. SCHEER; Jcwelor (B? tahliahcd 1887), 1555 East Maln Street, oppOBito Old Market. Mtttin$i. THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE BtdckholdeVa "f lho Virginia Hot Springs Company for the purposo ot electlng dlrectora anil for tho trana action of sijcli other buainpss ns mnv lnwfully cohie before the naid tneot ttig, Includlng the npproval of all of the acta of tho dlrectora of sald com? pany iu tlie pnst year. will be held at tho .offlce of tho company, Elghth and Maln Streets, Richtnond, Va., on TUESDAY, THE 38D DAY OF FEB? RUARY, 1909, at 12 M. Tho tranafer books will clot-r* Monday, Fobruary IT', 1909, at 3 P- Mi, nnd remalii elosod untii to A. M., Wodnosday; February 24, 1909. A. TREVV10TT. Secretary. A~PRELlMiN.\RY MBETTNG <>F~THH T.ovai Order of Mo'oae will be iieM ln Saen'ger Halle. TSo. 309 North Seventh Btreet TO-DAY (Bunday), FEBRU? ARY 21, at 3;.10 o'clock P. M. All gooj. cltlzens of this; clty u.re ruapect fullv roqueated to he proaent, etjpe I'lully thoso who doalru to beoopi? oh.ar.tor mombers of tlio order. Thi" Iu no Insui'ance, order, but ia frater nal and heneflcial, ns it provldea for a phyalelan to attend Ita membern and thelr faniily free, and $7.00 per week durlng ulcknesa. The charlor fco is $5.00, tind tho duou aro 75 ? cents per month. After the clpslnp of the charter the inltlation fee will be $20.00. So consldcr thla matter and go in wlth the eliartor vneniber.i. Thero will be present ut this meet? lng aomo of tho Grand Lodge offlce ra, who will addresa tho meetiiiK on tho prlnciploB, &e. .1. T. STALLINON. Deputy Htate Organlaer, No. 426 North Tenth StrMl, Rlch? mond, Va.