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IS IDIt EBECTED K. & W, Station Will Be Ready for Uf-c in March. DEATH OF FORMER RESiDENT Elk Officia-S Consider Matters of importance to Order. :k and ie inw irsy m thr Norfollc and Weatern u-nrk--j v-iii connect ??;., station wlth thc At- < i_j Coasi Um road. Ooorge Ftakar, a (.rcck resldent Of thls c'.'.r. and hls slster, left thls morn? lng foi New Vork, wheriCe they t-i.ii sall for Constant-abplc to vlslt rela Urci T will hc absent several Mr. ani Mrs. Benjaniin Booth. who ?? ? ? ? married ir. St, Lotlis, j have returned to the city from their weddlng trip. ,_., The fortnlghtly dance of thc P.iv. r- ' shlr Club wlll take. place to-morrow j .-.!-*.*!. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Plummer. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Mycrs. Mr. and Mrs. A. C Dnane will be thc chaperons. Dentb of Former Petersburger. A telegram recelved here announced thc death yesterday at Blue RIdgO 1 Summlt, Pa., or Rlchard Scott. Jr.. a ' ?l natlve and until thc last few years a I resident of Petersburg. Ho waa thlr- I ty-five years old. and is survlved by I hls wife and one son. Mrs. Scott was Mlss Lucy Charnberlayne, daughter of the late Captain J, Ilainpden Chamber? layne. the well-known Virglnla editor. nnd a granddaughter of tlie late Rev. Churehlll J. Gibson, D. D. Mr. Scott leaves nianv relatlvea and friends in thls city. Wednesday Music club. The AVednesday Muslc Club mCt yes .erday afternoon In the stitdlo ot Mlss Jean Trigg and rondered a delightful!" program. The piano selectlons were j 1 from Beethoveri, nnd English ballads were ihe sclcct!ons for the vocallsts. A number of Invlted guests enjoyed thn niusic. A birthday party tvas glven thls nf tcrnoon at st. Paul's parlsh houso by the Ladies' Airxiliary of the Petersburg Hospltal, tho offerings belng for tho benefit <>r the hospltal. Edward Babbitt, while rldlng on Ritrh Street on hls bicycle yesterday, ?waa tiirown and injured about thc fa.co ? tiii hcad, though not seriously. Pcrsounl nml Olltcrwlxc Mrs. Mary Edith Glynn, wife of W. T. Glynn, died thls mornlng at her home on Byrno Street, aged thirtv seven years. Thc famlly came to pe? tersburg about threo months ago frum South Dakota, to which State thc. body will bo sent fur burlal. Doceased ls survlved by her husband and four llttlo daughters. Flre occurrcd carly this morning in Ihe rear part o_ .1. E. Glinstead's storo on Bolllngbrook Street. some damage was done fo Iho interlor of thc store and to the stock of goods, mustly, how? ever. by water and smoke. The bulld? lng is owned by .laiiics D. Bass, Ori gln of ihc fire ls not known. Secretary i:. \,: Quarles, of the cham ?"?"unmerce, has acceptotl un in vltation from a commlttee of tho busi? ness mon or Suffolk to confer with them in the interest of a movement recently starlctl in thal clty to rnor _-tliz_ the Board of Trado. ?T. Anderson Chisholm, of C ville, presldent of the !'.. p. , ?union Assoclalion, |s in n? iSultation with -' tati .-relnry XV. -. uodsoy. relatfvo to business of th** ryfeoclatlon and the lation fo-- tli adoptlon or logls he protection of tho natnt end einblenii-jo/ the,order. attacOnrepublicans. RcprcMCnlnfjvc llefllu Ulanies I'-irlv for lligli Cost ,if l.lvlng. ci^.""*1,""'J'- ?-'?? January 27.--. 3;?,1'1? Republlcans wlth being lcspiinsiblo for tho hlgh cost of liv cri-r'r.rf'Cn'ativo Ue"fn* ot Alabama. _i?, I U\ a sneech delivor.d in tho it cost ho miioii to produco a oron The j,ich C08t nf Kvin-. , ,.* ."*' "U**?, l,ZCnVu"f ^0-cot.on1,-rop ir }ou Republlcans in tlie North *adT* .monnpnu- of cotton. Such m cents,!; y?"- _.0Ul.d mako ??' Day 20 cents a pound _or i overy year aml you would convlnco us? thiu it' was cheap at that price." * Mr;. Hefiin arraigned Speakor Cannon ?nd "Cannonlsm." eulogized tho )._.,, Ican insurgents, and d'cl od ' .._ ?,?' haa sprung Up under to &b^ccpeas_lJ_ Si ^|lc^cU;::i!' rinr'f'r., u, ???.. .."0i'1 trust, hc de clai it." the ynu i-l ii, nP"hllc:iMS ?sl*-0lllt- aav to Mi.ui notvninch wlth hungor nn, .."r1" c:f ,,lls country! l not rediicn the rile nf .lila" """''' l"e common peo Sle? Pea.^s"fof"l].;uron..!>? ^vt*? of CITY EXERCISBS SUSPENDED. Mu-t ?;ive Up Offlce for One Month nnd Pny Cokih iu Case. rspcciul to The Tlmes-Dispatbh 1 Newport. News, Va, .lanuary .7 __ Judgo Barham, |n the Corporation Court, to-day revoked thc rultnK of Mayor Maryus Jones, dismlsslng City Englneer T. E. Pearce trom offlce. Tho court susponda the englneer without. pay for one mouth, and requlres hlm to pay the costs of the proceedlngs asalnat him. Pearce was trled by Mayor Jones for allowlng tho amount of sand base, lald under certain brlck pavlng, to bo reduced two Inches be? low the minimum dopth presorlbed In the s^eclflcations, wjthout authorlty from thr- counsel, Thc englneer adtnitted orderlng tho change, and sald that he did so be? cause tho amount nf sand callod for ln the speciflcatlona woum noi roll properly. SarsapariSIa frs the World's Greatest l.'lood I'urificr and Strcngth-Giver. lt ?builds you ttp. Aeccpt no suli ?tititte, but . insist on having 5-food's, and get it to-day. ; In uaual Ilrjuld lorm <t cliocolatcd "U'blctjU called liarautaha. t-100 Du_t*_ji. Horse Sense A man bought "mixed" feed for his horse because it was "cheaper." The horse rejected it because it was half saw-dust. If boilers had horse sense, many would reject the mixtures daily forced upon them? rocks, slate, dirt, clinker, etc, bought because they are "cheaper." Fee^ the boiler Heat Units? Atlantic Guaranteed Coal ?the boiler will eat less and do mort. Atlantic States Coal & Coke Co. Riehmond, Va. LTS PET BILL (Contlnued From Klrst Fage.1 eposited with thc Treasurer of the nltod States. Dcfcnil* Pn.vne Tarlff l.nw. Washington. D. C, January Z~.?Ad iltting that thc Payne tarlff law would ave to ho justilied by tho results of .s practical operatlon, Ropresentative toutcll, of Illlnols, a member of the ommlttce whlch franied thc mcasure, nadc a vigurous defonse of the now iw lu the Houso to-day. Presldent Taft had been critclzcd, e sald, because he had deciared the 'iiync net was tho best tarlff law ever assed hy Congress. But, he added, the csult would justlfy that statenient. "Thc common sense and sagaclty of ?resiclent Taft will hc- recognized by ls re-electton in ll'l-. It has been aid," com ..... .1 Mr. Uuutell, "thut that ct glvcs preferenco lo certaln indl iduuls aiul is the causo of tho present. igh prices. It has been clalmed that ho tarlff act has not brought pros ierity aud ihat it will retard pros lerlty." When the Dcmucrata applaudcd these -tulcmciita and laughed lu derislon, Mr, Boutell sharply robukod them. "Why Is it," he asked, "that. the Democrats always applaud any talo of mlsfortune or predjetion of udverslty?" lt wns then the turn ot" the Repub? llcans to laugh and applaud, aiul tho ic'inocrat.s lapsed into silencc. "1 thlnk," said Mr. Boutoll, unswer ng hi.s own Questlon, "it's because ad rorslly Is so fainlllrir and so In keep ng u-tih tho history of tlieir party. lt a iic?L Indlcativo of approbation, but lie result of party loyulty." Mr. Boutell creatod grent aniusc nent by readi'ng Democratic prcdlc lons of disaster after tho passage f iho Dlnglcy act, all of whlch were lsslpated, hc suld, by the actual re ults. Paying cspecial attention to ritlclsiila of .Scnator Bulley of tho Ungley ami tho Payno-Aldrich tarift iws. Mr. Boutell produced' a bundle l* To.mis iioW8papors of recent Issue nd read from thom predlctlons of niisual prosperity of Texas during io now year. "Texas," interpoaed ncprosontntive laydon, of that State. "ls prosperous, nt il is in spitc of. aud not because f. ihe Republican tarlff, and if tha overnment ls succesaful ln Ita crim tal prosocutlon's of the dlstlnguishod cpubllcans of tho blg four bocf trust, mes wlll ho much moro prosperous i Texas." Upon being Intorruptod by Repra mtatlvo Henry. of Texas. Mr. Boutell ikbd thai member whether he thought rlceir wero too hlgh. "Certalnly l think prices aro too Igh." replied Mr. Henry. "Pricoa of what? 130 you want lower rlcen of cotton?" asked Mr. Boutell, nd Mr. Honry's reply was drowncd i tho uproar of applauso from tho .epublicans which followed. i'ulillslicr.N t |> in ArniM, Washingtcui, January _7.?Tho pub shers of magazlnes and porlodlcala i-ciay contlnued beforo iho Houso lommltteo on Post-Omces and Post toads thelr efforts to prevont thn hreatened Incrca/io of tho postal rato n thelr second-class matter, nnd thelr Tlnclpal spokesman, Oeorge W. Wll ior, proKldent of the Butterlck Puh Ishlng Company, aovcrcly orltlclzod ho-'govbrnment'a system of conduct Ing ho Post-Ofllce Department. "Tnkc tho Post-Omoo lTopnrtmont >ut nf tho fleld of polltics," deciared VIr. WUder, "anu put lt ln tho hands j if a business man. Such a man would ' ie confronted wlth a groal prubleni, ! ind he would ho a hero and probabiy i martyr. lf siich u man found, after i nvestlgation. thal it was necessary o Increase the second-class rate wa , vould stand it. But thcro Is jio jus- : Iflcatlon for soparatlng nownpapers ind mngazlne'S and charglng the lat- I or more than thc former. lf you ! ?an't put the right thing through Con jress, he men and don't put tho wrong htng through." Mr. Wilder charged that the Post Mflce Department was inefflcje'rit ho ausQ inHdeciuuto salaries woro paid. Uso that the tonuro of offlco waa sol hart Ihat offlclals wero unahle to bo-| oiiii- famlliar wlth thelr dtitioa. Taft's Order Dcnpuuced, Washingtov\ D, c. January 27.? leadlng tho ordor of Presldent Taft ot foydmber U6 lust forbldding ofllclala <t tin- government from glving infor iiniion to mombers ot congress except hi-fiugh the head of ihe department ii which they were omplbyod. 1'tepre onlatlvo sisson, "f MIssJsslpDl, to-day iOlntcd to ihe many dangors thal, he lald, mlght arlso from aueii nn order. "lf 'his ordor goos without ohal ongo," asked Mr. sisson, "dnos lt as time thnt tho Presldent has a right to ?miiriii niiy informatlon Congressmon ?a n gc-t'.'" Thc- questlon aroso, he sald, whoth sp informatlon was m hc oenaorod be 'oro a Congrossman wns to get it. Such an ordor, hr- sal.-i. would pre? vont ..cnators and Represoiiutlves from gr-tttng Informatlon from Um ile-1 pnrlmonlti promptly. It wottld, ho snld. I trmpt Cablnet ofriocra to givo tholr frlonda Informatlon nnd wlthhold lt from nthcrs. ''Informatlon," ho added, "should ho hnd fur Iho asklng aa a mallor of right nnd not ns a mnticr of favor." Anteiiiltiionls Tndorsefl. Wnahlngton, D. C-. Jnnuary 27.?Af? ter ludorslng awoeplng nmendmoiitH tn tho. Hherman Hntltruat In.w, so rndlcnl In charaoter ns to nller lts present ef? fect vory IrtrgcMfk and plnclnfc Itsell nn record ns iiimlterahiy opposed to the Fe.lorni Inapoctlon nf grnln, thn Nntlonnl Board of Trade endod Its forly-olghth nnnual meetlng to-day. Amcniimonts to tha Immlgratlon law to ellmlnate thn educatlonal tost were iinnnlmoualy approved nnd a proposal to havo the Unlted Sfatoa negollatn wll'h othor natlons for tho croa.tlon of nn Intornatloinl court of arbltral Jus? tlce was Indorsod. The sesslon ended lu a wrnngle, when H. C. Reynolds, of Scranton, Pa, charged upon tho floor Ihnt dolegtttea, srnt by thclr horro Chan-.bers of Com? merce and Boards of Trade lo attend tho moetlngs of tlic Natlonal Board, ranio to AVnshlngton nnd spent thelr tlme elsowhora. CORSPWIfM (Contlnued From Flrst Tagc.) obtalned llfo Insuranco policics to the value of ?2Ct),000. lt is also aald thnt many persona nro lnvolved in the af? falr. One physlcian has. lt ls aald, admitted that he ncted ns parUclpant in a. consplracy by fllling out medlcal certicates, asaertlng that mon and wo? men ho had never socn woro ln good health and constltutod goo.l Insurance risks. In many cases. however. it ls be lleved, thc physiclans wero lmposed upon. Phyalclaua In Consplracy. In the afflduvit, i>*. C. Rcnlck charges that the defendanta ln thc employment it the, Independent Llfo Insurance ITOmpany and varlous other Insurance sorhpanies, among others tho Inde icndent Life Insurance Company, of ndip.napolls; the Coommcnwenth Life nsurance Company. of _?eB MOlnes, ia.. lave.been gullty of thc crlmo of con piring to defraud thc paid insurance ompanlcv, and the publlc generally by consplracy betwoon themselvcs and ertaln physiclans in this clty and ln lew Albany. Ind. "I belleve this investigatlon new :in Icr way will unearth one of the big rest insurance swlndles ever exposed.' ald State Insurance Commissloner 3oll to-day, as hc took up the caso )f Walter E. RIdcr, a teamster, whcJ Ued January 4, and whose body was ?xiuir.ied yesterday by the coroner ut .hc request of certaln Insurance com lanics. T..e death certificate Indlcotcd hat Klder died of lntestinal trouble, jitt it Is reported that the autopsy, vhich began to-day, showed a largo lortlon of thc lung eaten away, sup posedly by tuberculosis. Thc caso wns takon up upon the re luest of Ufe Insurance companies of Uic'lana and Tonnessee, v.-ho are said ii bo largo los< is by reaiona of "grava .?ard" swlndles. Thoso companies, vhlch, lt is allegod. have already paid 51".000 on policies issued ln tlio Hider :ase, are oxcludod frotn business in iflis Stato, yet, lt ls sald. have carrled :ui a largo business ln Kontucky through an agency at Now Albany, Ind., across tho rlver from Loulsvllle. Scbcme In an Old Unc. The Rchemo worked on the compa? nies is to a certaln cxtent an old ono, Iho company issulng the policy to men ilrtually in tho shadow of tlic grave iftor havlng examlncd a man of ath etlo bulld, who wns represented ns the ippllcant RIdcr, It ls learned, car ?led policies on hls life aggregatlng Jl6,000, but none of his rolatlvcs ls lamod as boneflclary. Mrs. Mary Qulll, i sister, and Lowls RIder, a brother, nade alfldavlts sevornl days ago that thoy belloved thelr brother camo to ?ils death hy polsonlng, and that he ivas a vlctlm of foul play. Tho famiiy -ominitrilcated wlth a life Insurance :ompnny in Tonnessee, and the matter tvas tnken up ln Loulsvllle yeaterday by a ropresentative or thnt company nnd threo Indlana. companies. Upon Lhese represontatlons, Actlng Coroner Dacher ordered tho body dx'humed. After disoovering tho lesion in tho l/ng, tlie stomach was removed and turned over to chcmlsts for analysis. Acid Dyspepsia N'ervous People Arc Frequeiit Sufferers from 'J'o? >|iit-li Hydrochlorlc Acid in thc .Stomncli. tV Trlnl Package of Stuari'M Dyspeiisin Tableta Sent Frcc. "Sour stomach," or ncid dyspepsia, is a form of Indigestion in -whlch entirely too much hydrochlorlc acid Is secretocl by the stomach. A sour tasto in the niouth is tho most common symptom ol acid dyspepsia; and thc saliva, which la normally alkalinc, ls found, when tested, lo hc changed to acid, or Just Iho opposito of what it should bo, and ls a stato of tlio secretlon whlch -saiises rapid nnd extensive destruction af the teeth. Bverythlng eaten lurns moro or less ?lour in tlie stomach, but sweols and tcid fruila are far worso ln thls io *poct than other foods. if tho oructa licin of llriulds from tho stomach oc oitra, they havo aueh an extromo'y sour taate as to set tho teeth on edgo. Hydrochlorlc acid ls un lmportant cnnstltuent ln tho gnatrlc Julco, hut when too much of lt ls socrctcd, lt doea posltive hnrm to ihe mucous linlng of tlio stomach-. and whon acid dyspepsia In long contlnued ll often aots u| chronio gastritis,' gaatrlc ulcer, am" other serlous dlsca.sos. Tho prcmatmv loaa or all tho teeth has heeu caused by acid saliva, wlilch was dopencknt upon tho Qxcesslvely acid condltlon of the stomncli. STUART'S DYSPEPSIA TABLBTS, besldes furntshing puro, aseptlo pepsln to tho stomach to illluto the exoqsa of hydrochlorlc acid, nnd to dlgesi pro tolds nnd alhumlnoiis food;; very llior oughly, also contaln blsmutli aubnl trato nnd calcium carbonate, whlch aro antagonlstlo to tho acid, and thorefoi*Q t'butrallzo tho offocl of the oxoesilvb; amount of acid ln iho stomach nnd tho contlnued use of those tahlots yvllll criange the pervorted condltlon of tha Seci'Otlons to a normal stato. If you aro suffering Irom "hyper chlor.hydrla," as phyalcluna tcrm lt. np, ln othor words, acid dyspepsia, and rxpTlence a sour tasto In tho mouth, wlth aclrl eructutions or heartburn. be? gin at Qifce tho use nf Stuart's Dys r-epsln Tahlots, uslng. ono or two after oach meal. or aa may be requlred, and the samo quantity at rcili'lng tlme,'for If this troublo ls allowed to run on, H may cause arrloun organle changes In tho atomach. Thoro nro cases ou record where the llning of tho atomach has heen campletely onton nw.-iy ihroiigh pervorted action of the socro tiona. Stuart's Dyspepsia Tahlots havo booth Irleu in all forms of indlgostlnii and dyapopsln, wlth unfalllng success, so thut no matter whlch form.you may bc- siiffcilng froni. the ciiilckcst Wfty Ui brlng aboul u ouro i? ihrough tho uso of ihi-sc pnwerfiil atmusio.h ttihlets. Hcouro fi'iint your drugglst a fifty ci'iil box and got uurod of aold tlvs nepsla, nr whalever form of IimIIkov; lioii you may hn aufforliiK. Alao send ua your namo and addross for .froo sample, Aclclreas V, A. Stuart Cotn i.uuv. mu Stuart liidK.. Maiiilmll. _Uc;l_ NOT UP TO TESTS Couiicilincii Charge 1 pc of K'cro senc Oil to Make <.iar bagc Btirn. WILL TRY THREE-DAY TEST Plant Guaranteed to Destroy' Fifty Tons of Refuse Daily. Dlssntlsfled wllh the tests recently ?onducted at tho new Inc-f-nerfttor, tho -ouncll Commlttee on Street Cleaning ast nlght urdercd n new stIos of ests to cover a period "f Ihree days, o establlsh the actual garbago <lo troylng capaclty of thc plant. Tho icw Inclnorator, bullt by tho Deearlo nr.lncrator Company, of Mlnncapoils, it .a cost of $|0.nnM, was practieally pmpletOd moro than two weeks ago, .iist week tho commlttee saw It III ao ual operation, nnd requested written eports from the Bulldlng Inspector nd Supcriiitendcnl of Strcet Cleaning icforo accoptlng It atul orderlng the nml payment. Last nlght fornml no Ice was served on thc commlttee by _. C. lloustoh, tho brlck contractor hat thc Deearlo company owod him 1.4-10 on "contract, and thut unless thc lty held back that amount in the inal settlement ho would hold the clty iablc. A lio ut Keronene Ulii Mr. Cohn reported that he had made everai satlsfactory tests covorlng as auch ns six hours' each. und express d hlmself as satlstlcf* with tho work ng of tho plant. Aldermah Donahue .anted to know lf lt was true, as he iad heard, that it had beon necessary o pour koroseno oil over tho garbago o make lt burn, and whether a cord if wood had been used in offorta to nako tho furnaco draw. Mr. Cohn sald that somo oll hud >een used as well as somo fuel at the irst flrtng-up prcvlous to tho boltor tdju.tinent of drafts and niechanlcal levlccs. Bulldlng Inspector Beck reported hat tho bulldlng in tho main had ieen completed, but that there were oine wooden blocks ln the brick work n conliict with tho building coue, and hat some mortar which haj frozen hould be repolnted when tho weather crmltted. Contractor. Ilouston, who .*as present, sald the wooden blocks ad been removed, and that tho polnt ng-up would be dono as soon an tho ,'eather perniits. Mr. Beck thought lio genoral contractor sliould also lean away all trash and refuse. General Agent McKce. who appearcj >r the Decarle Company, urged an nmedlate settlement, saylng that hls .mpany had met every condltlon In io contract, and that Mr. Ilouston ?ould bo jmld as soon as tlie clty ac .ptcd the work. On motlon of Mr. Illrschberg, after somewliat stormy debate, tonts cov rlng threo days were ordered to be in on Monday, when a wclghed mount of flfty tons of garbagc ts to e Inclnerated each day, tho. plant avlng been guaranteed to have that lpaclty. The flrst day tlie plant Is to c operated wlthout other fuel, and on ic latter two days wlth fuel, the sti erlntendent to roport the cost of each ay's operation, and tho amount of arbago deslroyed. J (Contlnued From Flrst I'age.) H'dlngB now ln progress beforo the ederal grand Jury of thls* district are i llne wlth thls investigation. Confldeucc In Slnm, "Mr. Nlms, In whom tho Attorncy eneral has entire confldenco, wlll pre ;nt hls testimony to the grand jury. fter this testimony is ln 1 havo no oiibt the grand jury wIU do Its full uty both to the government and to lose against whom such testimony ia'y be adduced. / "During the pending of thc lnqulry expec.t to keep ln touch wlth It, and ?tienever it may seem necessary I lall particlpate in any way that shall ?.?em advisable." iEEK 10 DEFRAUD tin IF FORTUHE _(Contimied Krnin Flrst rago.) ms based was norhrought out hy tho ommlsslon. In tho indictment the mon are harged wlth trying to obtaln nlne .arrants for thc payment d. $254,000 y the clty of Chln.8~. Tho last payment on tho quarter nllllon dollar enntract for tho Law eneo Avenue Ttuinel or sewer was nado.by tho clty <m July 19. 1909. RodleBko tllsplaycd Uttle emotlort vhen he was tnld he liad heen ln llcted. and shortly after furnlshed the 20,000 ball 're'fpilrod of hlm. McGov irn was also held in $20,000 bond, vhllo thc othcrs* wero placed ln $5,000 ach. McGovern nr.nouncod that he vould furnlsh the. bonds to-niorrow, THitKi. toi i?i,i.s ELOrK. 'irglnliuiN <;<, rlcil h [Special to Brlstol, va ho pohdlng .htch the Ict iy thc deput; ra? is brough red II. l.iiri.i loplng coupl ,tiy, who ur,. lon. Latn ln fflclated ai ?oung Vlrglnl ol. Tn_y .,.,?? if Roanoke, i -Ig Island, 'lark, of l.o iToulso, of s dooro iin.i : !evon-Mlb Ro t<> llrlNlol nnd Are Miir I)r, UurrougliH. 'ln Tlmes-Dlspatch.l ?lanuary 27.?Desplte '!\ niv.o proceodlngs, in illty of llconsos Issued court clerk ln Brlstol, into questlon, Bev. Al Khs contlnues to marry ? froni Virglnla every iiniaiinted by *l'? Rlt,,a i nlght Dr. Burrougli a trlple marrlago Ot ns, who oloped tp B?'is lleglnald B. llubbard, i,l Miss Clara G"ut- ot odinrd county; ErneBt .,.,!.,. and Mlss Sallle i<*iii, aud AVyn<lh<11" R : . Mtrtido Bturn. of iii-niii im.. JnmoM Upy?-P< , ?? <?. January 37.*-Pi'??\* nnl .lamei liovce of tho Womci- S lolloKii of li,;,. ^ve'st, died thls niorii ng at .: c.'i-ii.i-i( n,, 1)Uti heen ffradr kor for ton t*-l-V_h lii l? Janiian rom lileakfn hc ISrskltie wo to-morigw momuts. ''ai.er ior ii" " ?-. e. a ?on of Itev. I-. w. i"n ui Claaton county. n. '? 18?0. llo* gniilualed 'ollego ln 1878, ontcreci "I.y lu 1870, a-nd .v',^ ? ;u h ln the Assoolate '''''" I S81 ce. will ho h-"*1' IIICIIIIBOYS F, Mr. Saiitly Aniazcd at Good Re? sults aiid"Possibility of Development. SEVEN HUNDRED AT WORK Eacri Youtigster Cttftivatihg One Acre of Corn byScientific Methods. T. 6. Sandy, who la ao well known In Virginia Hccauso of hls Intorost ln farm clomonstralloii work ln the. South sldo. aocllon, aald yesterriny Ihat'thcro nro now niorc than 700 boys direetly undor ihe .lopartmont he ln rondiictlng who aro Icarntng to ralse ono acro of corn by sclentific InstrUctlon. "Thn remarkuhlo part of thla work," sald Mr. Snndy to a reporter for Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch yesterday-, "ls ikb wny lt touohes tho lninglniitlon nnd holds thc Interest of thc boys. Xobody can scc a country boy worklng undor tho expert guldfinec on ono tic-rn of corn without percclvlug what a dlfforonco that makes to his lask. Tho dull rou tlno of plnwlrig and plantlng, sub solllng and thlnnliig thc effect ond meiinlng of fertillzation and all the work that luis hcrctoforc boen rognrd ed aa farm clrudgery, tukes on ahrand noiv llght when thoy seo that lt la go? lng to givd them great results. And not only the boys; but thcir fathers und thelr klnsrolk aro awukenod and in splred to Inflnitely greater output than they would havo hellevcd pnsalblo be? foro. "VVondcrftil Pdsalhllltle*, "1 nm not :t posslmlat," Mr. Sandy v/cnt on, "and I do not perhapa know na much as James J. Hill about farm conditions ln thc world. but i havo got a lot moro confldonco ln tho posslblll tlos of Virginia than i would havo bo lievcd posaible untll I saw what a llt? tle sclentific work would ?lo wlth our soll and our climate. I was supposed to be an expert, and whal i have seen haa opened my eyes along with the oyoH of thoso who pooh-pooh book farmlng. "If wc could only tcacit tho farmers outslde the state to do generally what ls helng dono on theso 700 acres by 700 boys ]t would ho within Iho limltfl of moderate Statesmcn to say that wo would triplo the output of hay and corn In Virginia. i am very hopofu! that thla will bn done, and I bellovo i that the qulckeat way to acc.omplish it would be to ynko up my work wlth lilacksburg College an,i mako the traln? lng that tho boy3 get on thc demon? stration farms a -sort of preparatory 3ourse to higher education in our groat -Jtate agrlcultural college. i d0 not l.elieve thc, people of Virginia, the I,og slature of tho State, and i mlght al liost Bay tho hoard of vlsltors of the V. P. I., have any conceptlon of the nagnltude of the service that Ulaeks >urg can rendcr tho Commonwealth if !t can only get ln totich -wlth tho oct ual llyes of the farmInR populatlon. 1'here la no reaaon In aonso o'r sclenco ivhy farmlng should be overworked, tndorpald, heart-breaklng druclgory. It ought to be tho frcost. healthlest lappieat llfo lu tho world, an(| it can io mado so for the boys of Virginia if ln. rpfratlon and cxamplo Is furnished liem. Blacksburg has a chanco of un Imltod service, an.l 1. for one, am sat sfied that Wacksburg will aooner or ater grah that opportunlty." AMUSEMENTS. iii.lnu?Ilnnlon's "Superbn." IVlth "urlon UuUiici- in Java. One of tho smallest audiences of the icaaon? barely loo persons?heard la ilght at thc Academy of Music- tho ouith of tho Burton Holmes trav ogues. And a plly lt was. for tho utbject of tho pleture-talk?Java?was me about whlch most of us know very little, and tho lecturo was not onl -iccuiiarly entertaining, but unusually nstructlve. J c-JT,-'".""' j-'ctures were remarkable for beauty. i,m thcro wero u groat nany showlng the people. thelr dress. Jt* uiKlrcsF. and their manncr of life -'Iving ti much better idea of tho queer Mongolian Inhabltants than hundreds it plctures of buildings. or trees, or akes. One intorestlng motlon plctur'o mpwed a raco between water buffalo* he drlver standing on a frame iik< ihat of n plow, whilo Ito urged twi. I'okcci buffalo t<j top speed through a iud knoe-deep lu water. And another, ivhich apparently had no partlcular jp.nnectlon with Java. showed chamo oons and frogs, mnny tlmes m.-ignlfioil, ?rawllng. jumping and eatlng, and an nrdinary fly lylng on its back and iuggllng varlous objects wlth lts nu -nerous legs. Best of all, thore wns me plcture of a voicano in oruption aken from a polnt that secmod to )?e io dnngorously near tho crater tlint mo involuniarlly tluckod to avold tho "lylng rocks. yy, U i_. Jor weddings and all kinds of special occasions. Be sure to see us before making your arrangements. The reasonable ness of our prices will surprise you. :m 223, East Main. =^| ?00 Hatt for Clnssificnu'on. ,OST. - Tl 1I' (1 I'! N' T 1, ]?; u A N WHO took Wie hat ,-n iiuwli/.ers' Armory through mlstake, please 'phono \V. a. Tf'l'KKH, MacUspn l.vl'.l. OTICI','..-TO Vt'UOM IT MAV I'ON corn: Mis. Oharloa Kisohor haa lot't my bod aud board, l will nol bo m sponulblo for niiy dej.it ? she may pon? triit't. Vours trfJnoctfully, CilARWSS Flfc>0U_UL 1. A SaleFeaturing Quality & Reckless Reductions Our Great Mid-Winter Unloading Sale Special sales are launched for different purposea and intentions; this Great Stock Relief Unloading Sale has but onc, namely, prompt and absolute disposal of all winter merchandise on thc prcmiscs. In thc fact that only Burk Tailored Clothing and the High Quality Standard maintained in the various departments sub sists the distinguishing feature which places this sale in a class of its own ai\d ahcad of all contemporary similar events. Absolutely not a dollar's worth of "bought for the purpose" merchandise?nothing of un known quality, nothing of a qucstionable character. Thc reductions are reckless and the Sacrificcs cnor mous, but they are Actual and True in every instancc, Can you wonder that this sale attracts such immense crowds day after day? When thinking it over, you'll realize that this is too great an advantagc in clothes buying to miss. - Every Suit and Orercoat in the House Included $9.50 r.ikei. choice of all tho 416 and flti.-l) ,6uits and Overcoats, $14.50 Takes choice of all tho $22.".0 and |23.60 Kults and Over? coats. S $12.50 Tnkes rholcn of all tho $1S ond $20 Hults and Overcoats. $18.50 Taken choice of all tlm ;_7.50 nnd $30 Suits and .Ov.r.oals. Burk & Company, 808 East Main News of Manchefter Manchestcr Bureau, Tlrncs-DI-patch, 1103 Hull 8treeU An Important maotlni; of tho Clty Assem bly was hilld last nlght nt 8 o'clock In tha Council rbamber. Tho meiulng was called i especlally to consider ihr amendcd ordl nanco of the Vlrgliila Itallway un. Powor Company relatlvo to tho liulldlng: of a ?pur or sldo track across I'ortcr streot from tlio tracks uloii,- Seventh .Strcet into tho prop? erty of tli. company nt tho nortliwesl cor? ner of 8-Venth nnd l'orry .Streots. Tho Aw mbly hnd hlthorto Insertcd thu words *ptt%c wlth asyhalt blocks." Tho] company did not wish to ?o to thnt cxpensc, fearlng that on tho consolldatton of nich mond nml Mauchosicr tho authoritles would order tlio blocks to bo replar.ed. At th. mentliKf Inst nlght tha Clty Assembly con curroil wlth th . former nctlon of the lioarJ of Aldermen to rcplai" tho words "gran Ite spnlls" ns it orlglnally stood In tho or? dinance. Wlllla C. Pulllam appeared Ui tho Intora.ts of tho compuny. Mr. Pulllam sald that slnco iho Assembly had finally con currcd tn thc urdlnuncc tho laat step neces? sary would bo to secure thn ?lgnaturo of Mayor Mnurlcc Ho oald tho expendltur* of tho company would nmount to I4S.C-0O. Tha bulldlujc ot enr barns nnd ahops ut thls point wlll prov. of ben.IK to tho clty, as n:ore thau thirty faml!ic?--ar_ 'depemlcnl on the plant. Tho suit of IV. A. Bulllvan ni-alnst the Blulr tilnss ?'oinp.-iny wlll bo hcard ln Iho C'orporUtlon Court to-day. Tho case of Carollne Dunnnvnnt aj-alnst the Houthcrn Railway Company and tho Miller Manufacturliu,' Company wlll bo heard Saturday. Tho monthly meetin? of tho Chrsterftald Pundny-Kchoni Associatlon will bo hold uexl Sunday In Central Methodlst Chureh. Tho frlenda of Bcnjnmln T. Walklns, of Chosterfleld, county aro boostlng hlm for tho posltion of colonel on tlio l.overnor's staff. -Mr. "\\-ntkln-i la a rhesterfloldlan by blrth. and a warni aupporti r of Gnvcrnur-olcct Mann. Ills frlrmte feel that ho would dls chargo tlio clutics of tho offlco with credit to hlmself ond honor to tho po?itlon. Mlss Alma Honzc. of Cheaterffeld, who w??i operated on for appondlcltli a fow da^s ago by Dr. Stuart McGulre. Is reported as lmprovlng and wlll ahortly bo ablo to retuia to hcr home. John Moss, who escaped from tho road ramp mar Drewrj-'a Ulutf last VrWny nlsht. wns ca-itur.ii l,y .?-?.?irr.uel I'carson. speclal iletectlvo, of Newport News. The j.mHco of thls clty f?lt posltive all along that thu fusltlvo wa* not ln hltilc-; hcr.-. B. E. Mays, sald to bo tli" champion rhecker player of Virginia; W. L. Prt ntla. of ilnn-lKsltr, and a Mr. Itlce, of lllch. mond. lcft last nlght .fur Petersburg to play wlth '*. \. MucicHB.-y.' Tho Manchester men left conil'lent of wlnnlng the contest. A number <>' devdtees of the gamo accompa. ciled thcm to thu Cockado .Clty. Tho peoplo of Manchester and Chesterfield in> compllmontlng Thomas K. WotMlfin and Hlrschol V. Unoilo on thc aesldulty displaycd jy them as good-road gettc.-s. Tho muddy invlronmonti of thls clty havo been mate. -lally rc-medled by the zealot.s Intcrosl of .heau members of tho Board of Bupervisors. Miss h. Mabel Ilrvant died yesterday in Fllchmonil. Bhe is rurvlvcd by ono sister. Miss Dllle Brymtt, of Mfinch.-ster. Tho lunernl wlll tako place to-morrow evening lt 2:30 o'clock from Decatur Ktrcot Molho. 11st Church. Iusiirgrnt Adhrrrntu in l'rl>on. Waslilnstdn. 1?. C, January 57.?A nttmher if promlnent frlends of the Insurgent move nent In Nlcaragua. alnong them a brother >f General Chumorro, havo beon thrown ntn prlson, according to atlvlcce recelved lo-day by Tjenor. Caatrlllo. representntivo iere of Ho- Katrnda government. A reign >f lerror. thn ailvlcea say. exista in tho irnvinces of ManiiKun. and Granada. Cheery Evenings At Home The Picture Suggests the Way Here is one of our Player-Pianos and a liitle group of people un mindful of wirfy and weather. Their favorito music is at their command, because the instrument rcquires neither study nor practice, and therefore any and all of the family can play. With the 8,8-note scale, as ar? ranged in the Conovcr, Cable and Kingsbucy Inner-Player Pianos, any composition ever written can be placed upon a music roll and played without Ihe slightest motlification froni thc original. "-> INNER-PLAYER PIANOS, 88 and 65-note combination, Conovcr, Cablo and; Klugs bury, From $725 to $1,000. The Euphona Player Piano Is the best moderatc priced in stiiiiiient of its type, Every part of the Euphona is made in our own factory. Most other player pianos are procjuceci by assem ming parts made by 'different rriakera, Tlyi Euphona, 65-noto...$500 Tho Euphona, 88 and (55 noto.?$-- 5 Wo soll both our Pianos and Playcr-Planos on easy terms. ~?\ __<_<?V 213 East Broatl Stroet Rlchmond's Muslc Department' Storo," "Tho Plano Centro of tho South," Phono Madlson 2734.