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Tihey suffprpd bllterly from Ihe cold,
bUt nfter a few hours of thls tlio nu thorlllpg werp able to llnd idielter for i thetn In thp gurronndlng townw. At n meotlng of the niunlelpal eoun ell lo-day. ono of the niomborB pro- I tcBtcd agalnsl ihe exaggcrfltlonn now belng rprend In varlous counlrles. rep rescntlng that Parla would hecomo a vost Neeropolls nfter the waler siib ?lded, becaUBO of the n-prm-infectod hoiiPOB, It Is polnled out, howrver, thnt the gDvernmenl has takcri tho mogt rlaboratp preCBtltlons and that there |h nothlnp to fenr If the publlc follows the Instructlons Isaued by tho Board of Uealth. Fcnr Poyallgf Plot. Amnnjr iiiuiiv Parlfllana there |g anx lety as to future rvent". although no htrther Inundatldng Is feafod. It wlll j probflbly he Ihe besl part of a ypar l'pforr the roadfl and btilldlnga aro put J fn their prevtotiB condltlon, Whlch i mpntiM that the Kovernment has a! heavy task before |t, and France vory | engiiy bccomes dlssattsflcd wlth Us | government Sheuld therp he delay In the rcor- I jranlzatlon of the clty. and thls is al- ] inost Inevltable, there wlll bn dlSCOU tent everytvhere, whlch may; perhaps, fermenL Then it Ib foarcd that tho i ?word of Damocles, whlch France Is ! nlways on tho alert for, many fall: tho j Orlennlsts may sob.e thp opportunltv to Btlr up st.rife and revolntion. Al- ! thouph thls anxlety inay seein absurd to any one not understanrllng tho In trlcados of French polltice, It is far from unrpasonable. Tt :s weii known that certaln Orlean Igts nre alwayS on the wateh for tho movenipnt wIiph their schemo to re instate the monarchy ran be fnrthered, nnd wlthin the next few months may be a favorable tlmo. It is polnted out that although the mlners who gnffered through tho Cour rteres disaster reccived the greatest help. they went on strike aoon after. M-hfrh strike. It Is sald, was dlie to royallst influenco. Tt is sugge'sted that the Parisjan populace Is equally inflamnmblc. and wlth tradp at a Ftandstill, traffle in thp greatest rnn fuston, communlcatlon Impedod, and, perhaps, an epidemic rapin/T. they wili be in a state of mlnd to llsten to. fn Bldloua sugRestions from the Orlennlsts. At present everybody Is most enthu slastio. aboul all the Kovprnment nr rnngetnents and thp personal efforts of the ehlefa of the government to allevato the suffering. Prefect of po ileo Leplno Is more than evef the Idol of the country. His evcry appearancv is greeted wlth cheers. it is sald thore is a movemenl on foot to arrange s'une sort of natlonal prescntatlon to hiiu. Thoukg t? Mas*achu?et<?, Bostori, Mass., January 30.?A cabl. gram was rerelvcd from Paria to- ) nlKht tha.nklng MassachUBetta people for the. sum of 2iyi,000 franca forward ed Paturday for the rellef of the floo,i suffercrs ln l'arls. Tho cablegrain rcads, translated: "Profoundly tottched by the admlra blo gcneroslty with whlch the peo plo of Massachusetts have reHponrted to the appeal of tho Boston Chamber of Commerce, the government of the re publle of France addresses you and ] YOUNG FRENCH WOM AN POSSESSED OF DEVIL She Floats in Air, Talks Strange Language and Gives Other Signs of Being in Power of Evil One. [Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] E Charlestown, P. E. I., January 30.?1 I Charlottetown, P. E. L, January 30.?(i a small settleincnt at the extromu | ' eastarn end of Prlnco Edward Island, havo; boen thrown lnto a stato of in tenso nervous oxclloment by a aerles of supernatural phenomena surround ing a young woman natned Chlnono, The ignorant farmers bcllevo tho glrl is possessed of a devll. and Rev. Fath er Walker, of Rollo Bay, tho parlsh priest, has heen importuned to por-1 1 form the cercmony of exorctam once rcsorted to by tho Cathollc Cliurcli for the purpose of curing one possessed of devlls. The Chlnono girl is nbout twenty years old. Slnce the"death of her par enta, she has been keoping lunise for her hrothers, small farmers of Xew Zealand. Several nionihs apro tho ?ld cst brother informOd hls slster that ho Intetided to marry a young woman in the nelghborliood. Mlsa Chinenc, on hcarlng the announcement, burst lnto a 111 of TtH^r-',. an/j declared that she "would ?? **'on nave a devll ln tho famlly as" that ?girl." That nlpht ,tho household was artfus cd by loud nolses, whlch soemed to como from all parts of the honse. Then the s-olce of the jjlrl, shrtoking in agony. was heard from her room. The brother, fearltu: iils slster was be lns: murdered, rushed to the glrl!s room, followed by otlier mombora of tne famlly, When they opene dthudoor, they tleclare, thoy saw tho young wo? man .ftoatfng In the air several foet ahove her bed. She was talkinpr Incohorently and in a lancrua,~> much dlfferent from Oiat used by her in Ordlnary eonver sation. The glrl tlnally aank back on her bed and fell lnto a natural Bloep. When Bhe awok'j next mornlrjs' she knew noihing of the' occurrence. Nlght af tor nJpht tho same porformance was ropeated. News of the hapnenlngs soon leuked but among the farmers, and these simple people eame to bellevo that tho glrl, by her sacrUeglous remark eon er-rning her proapeetivu slster-ln-law, had jriven hprsplf over to the evlj one. Hus Clalrvoynut Powers. The girl developed clalrvbyant pow ers while in whal Beemed llke j hyp notle trance, and told her vlsltora how mudi money they had wlth them, and she was also able to repeat the ad drcsses and contents of letters In their pockets. Tho loeal doctors wero called In to treat the girl, but co/ild do nnihlnK. }Cext, the parlsh w<ost's aasistance ?was aought, L?it earnest prayers seem ed to be uriat atHns. Meanwhile tlic excltement ln the nelghborhood beeame so Intense that Father Y/alker Issued a noilce to parlshoners forblddlng any further vlsltg to the home of the young wo? man. . Several physlcians were summotied from thla eity for consultatlon. Among them was Pr. Peter Conroy, chlof of is the trade mark which is iound on every. hottle of the gcnuine Scott's Emulsioii the standard Cod Liver Oil preparation of the world. Nothing equals it to build up the weak and wasted bodies of young and old. aii Druaguu Hn.'J 1!"" , inni of p?i>?r ?iifl tlili td. tnr o?r iMwutltul Knvliiyi likclc ,u..i C)lilld'? ML.-t. h. lli .'.t li?( h liullk' .M.Uu,.., <e.-l I.lc i I'l u :.. . 8COTT & BOWNE, 409 Pe?l SU. N. DFRANCKS OROf^ gWSs iNSTIPATION HEADACHE QNOESTION INDIOESTION LOSS OF APPETITE. Ajrnts for th? USA E FOUGERA&CO. NY ~l reqiieslB you to expreis profound gratltudo. h< hands heartlly." to thcm Its t us ahako ' Snfer lu Pnrln. Wushlngtnn, D. C, January 30.? That Amerlcans are safer ln Parla than they would be if they attempted 10 leavo tho city ls the advico glvon iy- Consul-General Mason In responise o many inqulrles recolved by hlm hrongh the Stato Department. ln a ?ablegram recolved by the Sccretary >f Stato, Mr. Mason suggests that Vmerlcans should remaln In Paris ?n 11 condltlons bccome Bettled. Ho haa ou'nd no Instanco In whlch any Aino lcan has euffered serlously from tho ffecta of tho flood. What Cauacd It. Washlngton, January 30.?An ab ormal dlstrlbutlon of atmospheric ressuro was responslble for the heavy apis and rcaultant destruotive floods thlch have playod havoc ln Paris and ho Burroundlng Frcneh provinces. 'hls was the declaration mado to ilghl hy Wlllls E. Moore, Chlef of the 'nltod States Weather ,Bureau. Ho iaya that there was shown a re narkablo pcrslstonce of abnormally laromcterle pressure over thc tCeland irea and adjacent European coaata. W'hlle great cyclonlc arcas prcvailed n Ihe high latltudes of tho Paciflc Dcean ?nd the Berlng Sea, haromoterlc pressure, ho polnts eut, was unusually Itlgh over Slhoria, the Azores, and the troplcal and subtroplcal reglons of the Paciflc. taff at the Charlottotown Tfospital. )r. Conroy declares that In the Chlnono! jlrt'8 caso nothing haa happenod whlch rarihot he explaln&d by sclence. Jlis persohal theory ls that the young wo itian is sufforing from auto-hvpnotism with "obsosalve Influencos." He also advancos the thoorv that by involuntary hynotism MlssChlnene creates doluslons in the mlnds of those ?irotind her. All efforts to reliev.- Miss Ihlnono havlng been unavaillng. her icalth has glven way undor tho straln. ind sho was broiiKlit last weok to the ?ulconor Hoapllal for the Inaane, ln hls city. where sho will bo glven nedica] attention, with a vlow to Idding her of the strarige Influencos I'hlch havo been wrecklng her life. Meloorle Career Cloalng. Now Orlenns, La., January 30.?Threo ays ago Lcwls Tewksbury, of New ork, proposod to promoto tho build ig of a $3,000,000 hotel ln Now Q'r ;ans. To-night he lles in what is Blleved to be a dylng condition aa charlty pati.-nt in a local hoBpJtal. e fell from a bootblack stand here riday and sustaincd a fracture of tho tull. It is said that Tewksbury had a etooric flnanclal career in Xcw York IDilOOOKEfl Waahlngton, T>. C, January 30. oderate temperature untll thc latter irt pt' tho week, when a cold wave ls koly to appoar, ls tho weathor forc ist for thc present week. The Weath ? Bureati to-nlght cleclared that pres n barometrlc condltlons indlcatc oderato teiuperature gonerally over ic country untll near tho cloao of tho eok. Thon a cold wave la looked ir from tho Northwoat, whlch will Ivance to the Atlantlo coast. Storms reachlng the Atlantic sea iard aboui the mlddle and cloae of to prosent week wlll bo attended by larp lliictuatlona In temperaturo l'ron> 10 Lake reglon and Ohio Valloy ovor 10 .Mlddle Atlantic and New England tales, and preclpitatlon generally IBt of tbo Mlaslsslppl in tho rnlddlo nd Northern diatrlctB, partly ln the. )rm of enow. ln tho Mlasourl and .'oslern Mlssls<sippl valleyB the pre Ipltatlon wlll bo llght. ________ Porrnnati Vlrglnln nnd Nurth Coro na?Generully falr Moaday and Tuca ny; llght, vni'lnhle wlndn, inoatl.v wcat. COND1TIONS YESTKnDAY. Partly cloudy. The.rmometer at mld .Ight. 47._ WRIDITIONS IN IMPORTAXT VITIES Ar 8 P, M.. ISastcrn Standard Tlme.) Place. Their. H. T. Weather. iklahoma . so os ciear ;l.iva.nnah . . .,,. f>2 ii'J Clear Ulanta .<T?h(s foi iialn luhile . 68 ?'J Clear few Orleans .... fiS 7n Clear ' 'ellowetone .... 2? 30 Snow Caneas City_ 2R ? ;in Clear talelgh . r>2 58 Cloar VBhevllle . 48 r.2 Clear laoksonylllo ... r.c, 64 Cloar Koy West. 04 7 1 Ttaln Washington .... 3S \?. cioftcly f'harlotte . 4? Brt Pal? Tampa . r.s oa niear Korfolk . r.O Mi Cloar Hattoraa ., r.2 i% otoar ChlOftgO . 28 2S Ttaln f-lnclnnatl . 30 ;\\ ttaln gftPPW" . t" tt v P. e.loudy 1 IttHburg . H2 30 llaln fmffaio. 2ft 30 Rain Dotrolt ._. 2ii so Rain MINIATVUK AI.MANA" . January 81, 1010. hun riaea..., 7:1R HlOIi TID13. Hun sets. 5:31 Mornlng_9:1! Mooti riuco..11:30 Evenlng.... 8j2. IFLIEIE HICTIM KNEW HI5 SLAVER Ncighbors Hcard Gootman Mut tcr Namc Before Hc Dicd. SHOT DOWN IN HIS HOME Ltttrfflar Who Killed Manufactitr er AIso Shot His Son. [Speclal to "Bhe TrmCB.nisnatcb.l New York, January 30.?Tho detec tlves hold It as a rensonablc Iheory that tho burglor who shot and kllled Mosa Gootman nnj Borlouely wounded Jsnnc, hla Bon, aftpr a strugglo lu tho kltchen of Iho Gootman apartmehta at 1B East. lOyth Street, at 2:30 o'clock thls morning, waa known to the elder Gootman and, posBlbly, rer.ognlzed by hlm before he dlod. Gootman waa a mnnufncturer of shlrtwalsta. IIo employed hotween fit ty and slxty mon and women, all of: whom had gono out ln the general | shlrtwalst t-trlkc called somo woeks ago. On Soturday nlght. whon the famlly retlrod. Mobob Gootman alopt on a couch ln the dlnlng-room Infload of golng to a bedroom whlch he shared wlth hla wlfe off the. hall In the front of tho apartment. and Isaap Gootman occupled a aeeond bedroom adjolnlng tho dlnlng-room. A few mlnutea heforo 2:30 o'olock this morning Isaac Gootman, tho door of whobo bedroom was ajar, lteard a slrangled cry sounding ln the kttchon. IIo ran lnto tho dlnlng-room and SfiW hls father struggllng wlth a Bhort, thlck sot mnn. Before the son could reach hls father tho Intrudcr'pressed a rovolver agalnst the elder Gootman's nbdomcn and Hrcd. Tlio father drop ped to tho floor. Isaac made a rush at tTio hurglar. The burgler sent a second shot whlch plowpd through young Gootman's left arm and cntcred hls slde. Hc fell ttn conscTous. SorenmM "Strikcrs.'' Mrs. Gootman ran soreamlnp:, "Strlk prs, gtrlkors," from her bedroom ln tho front of tho apartmtent, and ln the darkness sho stumbled ovAr :ho body of her son. V.'lien the nolghbors who had hoard the shots and her call camo lnto th? rooms and turned on a lighr, tho elder Gootman was still allve. Hls Ups were lljovlng at>r, as somo of the nelghbors afterwards told the pollce. tligv thought they heard the dying man repeat a namo. It sounded nke a jewlsh ndme, they sald, but they could not tcll what it was. Tho Harlem Hospital ambulancc ar- | rived, and after Dr. Conart saw that Moses Gootman was dead he took the son to tho hospital, whcre he was operated upon to-day. Tho hospital surgeons eald that ho waa out of dan ger. The wldow of the shlrtwalst manii facturer could not tell the detectlves of any thrcat whlcli her husband mlght have. received as to the possi bility of harm belng done hlm, for, sald she. though he had been greatly worrled by the. strike in hls ahop ho had not discuased buslncss wlth her. She was suro, however, that he must havo had some special reaaon for glvinp: up hls bed and sleeping on tho couch in the dlning room for tho few nlghts preeedlng his murder, for he had never done such a thlhg before. Isaac Gootman was too wealc to bc InterrogaUid by the deteetlves. LEAVES TRAIL"oFdEATH Wllliln FcVv Mlniitrn Trnln Kllls Three People. Mansfleld, Ohlo, January 30.? Penn sylvanla traln No. 0, westhound, to day BtTuck and kllled Mrs. Roy Coyert and fataljy Injured her husband at a crosslng near Loudonvllle. Froceed ln-,- furtnrr, the traln struck an auto moblle on tho outskirts of Crestlino, a few milPH awav. and killod J. H. Slgler, aged slxty, and Charlos Echclborger, both of llayesvllle. In tlie automohilc with Echelbergcr and Slsler was Ctirtlsa Doerror, of Mansfleld. Docrrer's shoulder was crushed, lils log was broken and ho re celved fnternaV Injuries. Tho younK woman. who was the flrst to moet dcath on the traek, was on her way, wlth Covert. her husband, to visit a npl^hbor. Her death wag lnstant. Covert was plekcd up many yards away and dops not know of hls wlfe's fate. Tho automohilc party struck at Lea's Crosslng. camo upon the trnoks in their uiaehlne from the rear of an oasthound frelght, dlreetly ln front of tho ex press. Tn an lnstant tholr machlne wag llfled hlgh in tho air. Wlien it foll SIkIpi- and Eohelberger we.ro doad. Their bodles were brou.erht to Mans? fleld, Ooerrer, the Injured man, was taken to ,-i Crestllne hospital. CASECOMESUP TO-DAY FiBht for 'rlllmnii CliUdrcn Startu tn Supreino Court. Columbia, S. C. January 30.?Habeas corpits proceedings brought by Mrs B. R. TUlman. .Tr.. for the rncovery] of her tw(( children, wlll bo heard by( the iStato Supromo Court to-morrow morning. Tho court Inst. Mondny Is sued a rule to show causo. returnalilo January 31, agalnst fcjenator and Mrs. B. R. TUlman. The petltioner may attaok the cphatltutlonallty of the law under whlch B. R. TUlman, Jr., trans forred tho custody of hls chlldron to hls parents. Tho court probably wlll Klvo no declslon, appolntlng a refcroo to take toatlinouy in tho caso and ro povt later. Tickled to Death on Boycotted Steak Plttslmriv, Pn., January 80.?A duzen forrlgnei'M rilHeiiMMPd the uieut boyeott at brenkfaat lu a Mulbcrry Vlicy boardlngrbouku to-day, uml ?ill exeep* fMlo" SUoylae, a Slnv, nuri-pd to i'hi no ineat. Skovlae, dellBllted wlth IiuvIiik <be brcak fii.it Nteak to hliusrlf, ineklrd tt no vlolently that be eholced to denth <ui the ilrist muuthfitl. Turnu ou Tormcutorn. Beaver Falls, Pa? January 30.?An Itallan, whoso senso of humor falled to appreclato a anow-balllng from a erowd of small boyg, tltrned upon thom to-nlght wlth a knife and stabbed ono of them, John Wataon, near tho heart. Tho lad la In a crltlcal oondl tlon at tho Provldcnoe liospltal. Tlio forolgner ^Bcapcd. llryau ?it Vrr<|iil|>n. . Areciulpa, Peru. ? Jummry 30.?AVU llam Jonnlnera Brya'n a<id famlly havo arrived h?rn and wovo glvou a heartv greutlug. Thoy wlll proceed on their trlp to-inorraw. PU.rcS t'UltKD IN ? TO H DAYS. PAS50 OINTMENT la guarantoed to cure any caso of Itchtng, Bllnd. Dloed Ing or Protrudlng PUoa ln 6 to 11 daya t>r money retunded. GOo. HICIIII CLfllMS HALLEY'S GDMET Hcre When Statc Was Sorn and May Be at End, ii It Hap pens to Hil the Earth. GAZED AT BY JOHN SMITH Dr. Taylor Asscrts Thafj Comct Will Only Comc Within 10, 000,000 _\ri1c^ of Jamcstown.. Aceordlng to r>r. WIIHam II. Taylor, a local nstronomcr of some renown, Halley'r, rntnct tnay shako thlnga up If It happens to collldo with Mother Karth. Dlseusslng 'Ho matter yoster day, Dr. Taylor sald: "Tho approaihlng roinet flhould be an ob.|ect of pccullnr intorest to Vlr glnlana. We may rlalin It as our com et, for it was prcsenl at tho hlrth of our State, and lf 't collldea with tho enrth wlll have something consldcra ble to do with the rfeath of It. It was a vlsltor to our sky in 1607, when Jamestown was foundod, and may have been gfi>:"d at hy Captnln Smltll and Pocahontuo, with wonder and probably with dread. "But whllo thls comet may posslbly bo tho dcath of ??< somo bltter day. that day wlll not bo one of our dnys. Its pnth la woll known to astronomcrs, and this it wlll pursuo with the In floxibillly of thc dpcrocs of fate, whlch wlll brlng II wlthln about 10,000,000 mllba of Jamestown; and nolther pray crs nor Imprccations wlll induc0 It to aworvo one halr'a brcadth further or nearor thau its lord, tho sun, or dalna. AVo shall thus bo far cnough awoy from ita head, bul It hi not ab solutely out of thc rango of posslbili ttea that we may get entangled ln Its tall. Comeis1 Tnil.i F.rratle. "Thls cannot bo told yet, for comets' talls are vcry erratic formatlons, and. to our present sclenco, unprcdictablc. They, howevor, when formed appear t0 hc llttlo more than gossamer, or even not bo much, belng, apparontly, mere ghosts, with next to nobody, ntid capablo of belng perforated. llke other ghosts. wlthout any tanglble Impres slon from them. Our comct, lndocd, aeems to hc loslng its tall. "At some of Its formcr vlslts, Judg lng from accounts, lt must have been a vcry formldable-looking ol.ject, but at its last appcarance. ln 1836, 11 was conaldered to ho a rather poor spocl men of a comet. Thls tlme lt wlll perhaps be ovon less impresslve, wlth? out tall cnough to swltch Ua with. "But even should we become actu Blly lnvolved in our comct's tall wc have experience whlch assures us that lt wlll do us no harm. There ls ax cellent reaaon for bellevlng that tho earth hns rcpeatcdly passcd through the taila of comets, and lt is vcry cer laln that thls has occurred wlthln our own tlme?so recently as ln 1S65, in fact. No Impresaion whatovor was thereby produced on the eurth, and the paseage would" not have been known, lndepcndently of thc mathe matlcal demonstratlons of the astrono? mcrs, but for a falnt glow in our at mosphere. Hnd Famoua Career. "Thls Is a famous comet In many ways apart from its crownlng glorv of belng thc llrst one to testlfy that all Its vagrant race was obedlent to the gravltatlonal laws. lf lt bears lntelllgent belngs and they can mako themsolvea cognlzant of thc affaira of tho worlda by whlch they glldo ln thelr long nnd plcturesquo journey, they have known of muci, whlch haa been of thc moBt momentous intereat to manklnd. It has been with us In many of tho great crises of htiman hlatory. It was present with Willlam the Norman at tho conquest of Eng land. It is belleved to have been present with Tltua at tho destructlon of Jeruaaleni. it was presont with Captaln Smlth at thc laylng of the foundatlons of our natlon. And be yond doubt It would be found to have added Us glory and its torror to num berlesH other ntupendou.s scenes en acted by our reatleas raco ln far-off days, would astronomcrs be wlUIng to tax thelr sclence to traco its courses. "Moreovcr, thls comet is groatly ro nowned by Its enforced assoclatlon with Popo Callxtus III., who, lt has boon falsoly allcged, dlscharged tho thunder* of Ihe Vatlcan agalnst lt. Who may havo orlglnatod thls celo brated calumny agalnst Callxtus 1b an unsolved problem, but, at any rato, lt sooma to have boon brought into vogne by an lrreveront astronomor of tho last century. Perhaps ho was not over diligent in vcrifylng thc story, nor greatly avcrse to brlnglng ecclu Blasticlsm through lt into contempt. "Aslronomers havo stifforcd gricv ouKly from the church and have re tallated when thoy wero nble, but only in qulte fooblo fashlon, for thoy havo not usually had thc means for cfu clcnt roKlstance. Thelr approved way has boon to ignore all ChrlBtlap namcs and symhols, and to fill tho heavena with heathen gods nnd goddesses, und to expose the Ignorance aiid suporstl tion of ecclenlastlcism?for whlch, lt must ho adrnlttod. thls instltutlon has glven them many opporlunltles. Prnyed for Dcllvernnce. "And yet, suppose that the Holy Father waa as auporstltlously fearful in the tlfteenth century ns he has been represented to be?that he or dered all the church bells to bo rung to exoreisr. nl0 comet, und that ho oommanded the falthful to pray dally for dellverance from it?was ho. aftor all, moro irratlonal ln thls than was that Presldent of the Unlted Stnles who ln the nlneteenth century sought to savo hla peoplo from the cholern hy orderlng a day of fastlng and prayer?- ;, ,].,v j? ,vhoso observanco T myself, tho,, ? chljd. partlclpated. ln 'act, us chnmplons of tho Popo have justly remarked, Callxtus waa. ln as tronomlcal niattors, llttle, lf any, more suporstltlotia than most of the astron. omcrs of i,|H ,uiv themselvcs, for most of thoBe wero hellovcra ln tho ab'surdl tles of astrology "Whllo tho Vnllghlenod mlnd no longe,. f0arH ft romot ab the harblnger of pestllonce and war, or the portent of some dirn dlnaster Its ooncomltaneo wlth calamitouB oven'ts has been a fnct bo freniient aH almost to Jtiatlfy <!>!" suporBlltloua hollef. But theso co!n cldoncea muat ,,neds be; for comols aro ronatantly showlng thonwelV0" t0? ?* and ealauililea aro eonstantly .hofal Ing us. _et ua hope that our comet ls thls tlme ,. n.eaaongor of P^o an(l l"it the racord of tho chronlclers among it., dcnlzons, when perining tno ?tory of tt8 vHilfto the earth In V>1? ahall ho -nothing dolng.*" HOW ITCURED Says MisB Gertrude Gatlin, of Tim berville, Miss., After She Had Taken Cardui For Her Pains. _ Timbrrvillo, Miss.?Miss Gertrude Gat in, of this placc, writcs: "I did not know that nnythfng could" iion the womanly pains frbni wlticii 1 had itifferrd for two vcars tintil I tricd your vonderful mediclne, Cardui. "I had been troublcd with varlotis fc tialc ailmcnts, but they were etired in n ittle whtle, thanks to Cardui. "When I lirar any bf mv friends say liey frel b,id I teH'them to try Cardui. It is q blessing to womanhood.' Not cvery nicdicinc can .bc depended in to ctire a woman'a ills, Not evey tonie wiil b'riiig back woman's icalth. Cardui, the womnn's tohic medirine, wiil do both, by the power of its urtique, jpecific, curattvc, strengthenirig inK're lients, espccialty adaptcd for tisc in cases >( femajc ailmenta. Composed excluslvely of purc yogctablc natcrials, with a gentle, Rtrcngtnehing iction on the system, Cardui is perfcctly liarmlcss to young and old and can be elicd upon to have absolntcly no batl lftcr-eftects. Tliousands of tliankful l.idies have writ cn to tcll of the benefit Cardui has been o them. W'hy not to you? Wilf you try it? f'lcase do. N. B.?Wrile lo: Ladics' Advisbry Depf., Chattanooga Mcdicinc Cof., Chat anooga, Tftin., for Special Insfructioiu md 64-pagc book, "Home Trcatincnt for vVomcn," scnt in plain wrappcr, on rc juest. ENKK GOMINE H ALL PDINTS Midwinter Institute to Opcn Its Convention at Jeffersdn. Audi torium To-Morrow. Accordlng to goveral mcml>ern who have alroady arrlved in tho clty, at tendance upon tho mld-wlntcr con vontlon of tho Vlrglnla State Farmers' Institute, whlch wlll open in the audl torlum of tho Jeffurson Ilotel to-mor? row at 9:30 A. M., wlll bo unusu.illy large. ln addltlon to delegatos who wlll rcpresent evcry sectlon of tho State, many members of the Leglsla turc who are also members of ihe In? stitute ure expocted to attend as rrt,''i larly as their leglslatlve dutles wlll lurmlt. m fact, thla time was decldod upon malnly becauso tho General Ab Kembly would be in Bession, thus en bling the institute to come tn closer toueh wlth the Representatlvea and to have a bolter oppurtunlly 10 carry out the leglslation deulred. Tho Institute proper wlll be ln bph slon to-morrow and Wednosday, whtle Thursday wlll bo taken up with the cxhiblt of tho Vlrglnla Corn GrowcrV Asaoclatlon, to bo held under Its aus plces and managod by Professor I.y man K. C'arrler, of the Vlrglnla Poly technic Institute. The cxhlblts aro now bcglnning to arrlvo and, it Is sald, wlll be mucn botter and morc comploto thap those shown at the Stato Falr last fall. Durlng tho judglng lectures on the practlcal and theoretlcal sldes of corn growlng wlll be dellvercd by memberj Wlll of tho assoclatlon. Tho convention wlll he called to or? der by Presidcnt Westmoreland Davis who la alrcady ln the clty, Prayer wlll be offered by Bev. Martin Johnson Mayor D. C. Rtchardaon wlll make the address of welcome. Secretary Shep hcrd Is in recclpt of a letter from Oovornor-c!ect,Mann, in whlch be says that lt was hls deslrp to welcome the farmers on behalf of the. Stato, but would not be ablo to do fio bocause of the cxercises incident to his inaugura tlon. TILL 01 FLETCHER BILL (Continued From First Page.) tlons, measurea for?. the regulatlon ot numbora of actual or supposed Injus tlces, wlll bo thrashed out, and fa vorablo rcports on some of theso bllls may be ma.de and may reach consld cration. The bulk of the'work of tho session, at least ao far as tho dobato on tho floor ls conccrned, Is yot to como. It Is thoiight a bill coverlng tho es tabllshment of a State Banking Com mlsslonor wlll reach tho Ilouso for action this week. Thls may cattao some dehate over dctdlls, but thoro Is llkoly to be nonc whatovor over the paKsago of a satlafactory bill. Talk to tho etfoct that c.ommittee clorka should be stenographers may result In a bill amending the rules to that effect. It is argued that tho coin niltteos have, or should have, to wrlto many letlers to persons Interested ln bllls before fio Logislature, and that elerks wlth practlcal knowlodge of shorthand would be of much advan tage. MANY CAUSES BLAMED Blr. Toylor DIsciWNfK .llent Prohlrm and Tella AVhy Prlcea Aro Hlgh, In a sormon on "The Meat FroblenV* at Hasker Momorlal Methodlst Church last nlght, the paator. Rev. G. yV. M. Taylor, spoko of tho fltiestlon aa only ono phaso of tho great strugKio he tween men and monoy. "The unusual deinonstratlon of tho past two weeks that has aasumod nat.lonal propor tlonSi" ho sald, "Is only one note of riiseord to mar tho rnuslc of contont ment In this great oou.ntry. Uuw soon other such ut|tes may be struck remains to . ho sclB." The cauaoa of tffo prescnt condition of affalrs wern iittrlbuted not onlv to trnsts and monopoliea, but to aollish ness, stock market spoculatlon, un equal dlsiribution of wealth. hlgh tarlff, waBtpful extravagance, and, moat of all, to tho tonderxey ot i'oraaklng tlio country for tho clty. Tho reinody. Mr. Taylor sald. was in Ot&y One "BROMO aUiNINE," that b Laxfttive Eromo Quiniaa CurRsaColdlaOiraOcy. Cr$Jna Oaya &M& , on cvery Ihe tPNt, "To you II iiltall bo for nioat." "M.vlng lliat tiio Him und (he enrth holonged to nll men nllke, nnd thftj when they hnil lenrhtld the hiiih of tliat flicl thr..?sl.lnli wotlld be 1111 Hwored, and tho blessltiKS of God dls Itlblltod eiiually lo all peoplo. MOST COSTLY IN WORLD tfetv Vork'a >>? Hub?a.v Wlll Cnat *?io,onn,ooo. New York. Jnnunry 30.?The new ?uhwHV la golug to be tho mnnt c.oslly rnllron'd ln tho world. Tho prcBont svatem ctfst $.10,000,000 to btilld and inv ciown. for equlpmont. and oxten slons $45,000,000 more havo boon spent. nmkllig $80,000,000 ln nll. Tho new aystenl wlll coat $100,000,000 10 boro nnd lay down. and when ready for nporallon, with nll atotlons bullt and nn ndeqiuite nqulpmolit of pnwor hoiiso and cnrs, wlll demand In all tho Htupoiidona sum of $2 10,000,000. Thls hiiKo outlay wlll bo oxpended 011 a Htrlp of trncks bul llttlo more than twonly-alx nilloB, so that tho averago cost por mlle wlll npproxlmato $023, 700. Three Bola of plana aro undor con Blderatlon by Ihe publln norvlcn com mlsslon nnd nono of Ihcm, II. la eall mated, will be adequnte for more than ton yenrs. wllh a normal incrcaao in tho popnhitlon. GRIDIR0NF0RCREWS At.orney Muat Trll Wltnt Hc Knotva of Ileef Tru??. Chlrago. 111.. Janunry _>.0.?When tha govornmonl'n Invostlgallon of thc so called hcof trust ln roBumed by tho Federal grand Juiy to-morrow it Ia OXpOCted Ihe books and doeuments of the Nntlonal Packlng Compaiiy wlll bo tnkon up. Ralph Crcws, goneral counsal for tho oompa.ny, ls scheduled to oppear. Heforo the end of tho weok, it Is expcetod. ofllelals of Armour K- Co. and Morrls & Co. and Swlft & Co. wlll be nuestloned. TAKES HIS 0WN LIFE .Mnjor Mnlso Found With Bullet Hole ln Templr. Stimtrr, S. C.. January 30.?Major Miirlnn Molse. a leading lawyer and flnanclor of thls pluco. kllled hlmsolt with a Colt's revolver ln hls olllco thls aftornoon about fi o'oloelc. He had been ln had hoalth' re'coiltly and thlB is siippoaed to hav<S been the cauae of tho trngedy. About 0 o'clork thls evoning. Major Molse's dend body was dlscovered on a scttee In the offlcc. In hla rlaht Jiand, whlch reated on hls hlp, waa hls revolver, and In hla rlght temple was a bullet wound. BILT.MOIIE AFFAIIl IS nEINO PIIOBED [Spcclal to Tho TlmoB-Dispatch.] Aahevllle, N. C. January 30.?Con ndentlal Agents Klmball and Nlchola, of tho Poet-Ofrtce Department, yester day began an Invostlgatlon of tlie Bllt more poat-Ofllca affalr, Attorney Frank Carter appearlng for Mrs. J. T. Iteed. who la seeklnar reatoratlon to tho of lice from whhTi nho waa removed nev eral monthe ago on aftldavlta filed by Coiigresaman J. O. Orant, chnrging her with aeeklng to hrlhe hlm. and hur auc cessor 11. J. Luther, by hlmself. Tho two ltivi-8tigator< are here as tho reault of the charges made to the Presldent that Mrs. Iteed wna unjustly treated and removed on charges whlch were flWl agalnHt her soeretly. The ofllclal-1 state that thev wlll hear any one who can throw any llght on tho sltuatlon ln any way. AGED W0MAN DIES 3Irs. Jobn H. Montague Succorabi at 2:30 o'CIock Thla Mornln. Mrs. John 11. Montague, of 118 Eaat Franklln Strcet. dled at 2:30 o'clock thls morning. Sho was elghty-four years old._ 0RITUARY Mr*. (irnrc n. Wnrwlek. Mra Graco BU;elow Warwick. wifo of Abram Warwlck. of 2017 Stuar Avenuc. dled yesierday. The funera wlll take place from the Church of the llnly Cornforlor, at 4 0 clock thla aftcrnoon. x Slra. Hetlle <? T.iixfnrd. Mrs Bettio Cauthorn Luxford, daugn ter of Dr. Hlchatd Starko Cauthorn, dled last nlght at 11 o'clock. at 901 Turpln Strcot. Tho funera! arrange menta wlll bo announcod lator. (irny 11. Mcholns. Gray B. Nlcholas, of C0R Wcat Clay Stroet, dled at hla late resldcnce. at 3:20 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The funcral arrangemenls have not ocen announced. Fuiiernl of Cuptnln Shepherd. The tuneral servlces of the late Cap? taln Emmott A. Shepherd wlll he con. ductc-d at 11:30 -'clock to-day, atNSm manuel Eplscopal Church. Honflco routitv of whlch church he was a ves trvma'n. Thc servlces will be ccm du'eted hy the rcctor, Ttev. E. E. Os good. Vestrymen of the church and the following wlll act as pall-hcarers: Honorarv?F. Sltterdlng. Judge A. I* Holladav. ur. J. Alllson Hodges, Dr. Henry C. Jones, Captaln John Umo, Charles II. Burnett. p. E. Notllng. Hon rv Harwood. Henrv I,. Wlnston, P. Mcisel. Jr., G. L. Vlnccnt. W. F. Deal, H. W Rountroe and F. M. Slzer. Actlvc? Dr 1L B. Baker, Robort \v Wllllams Charles S. Campbell, Basll II Gwalhmey, B. II. Klllngton, BanBf horno Putncy, Edgar G. Gunn and W. A. irvlne. >*? A spcclai enr wlll lenvo the depot of tho Chesapeako Bay Rallro.id, at Broad and Daurel Svreets, at 11:30 o'clpck A. M for thc accommodntlon of frlends dpsirlng to attcrid tho funeral. The traln will return liumedlately after tho aorvlccs. II. F. Berunrd. [Special to The Times-Dispntch.T. Ttoannke, Va.. Januarv 30.?-B. V. Bernard. a Norfolk und Wostorn con ducter, dled here Inst nlsrht. aged forty six years, from Bright'u disease, "VVllllnin llnriiii/. rSpohJal to The Tlmes-Dispatch.l Ttoanoke, Va., January 30.?Wllliam Baniltz. a inerchant of Salem and a son of the late Judge Barnilz, dled in a loeal hospital last nlght, aged forty si>- years. following an operation for CLlfr TtilS COUPON OU' Householti Premiuin Coupoa* JANUARY 31, 1910. NOTICE.?A complete set consists of 30 cou pona of consecutive dates, only one coupon of each date wiil be atxepted in each set. You can begin saving on-any date, ju.st ao they are of^conaecutive dates from the day you start. mm C1N SAVING TO-DAY SEE WINDOW DISPLAYsS ?heverldile's Fharmacy.? ...Rroolc Avenuo and Clay Stroet T T. Xstu 1 "uft Co :'.'..#.Lorabordy nnd Broad Stroot Jno V Bauer's Pliarmacy.?_????? ?? ?215Wc?Nlalnibtroet Uaftcmann'a Druft Storu.BlghtMath and llroad Streots Wond's I'barnmcy.2i,0l) l-ast Lo?n Strcct IWIo*. DrUi'StQW:.:.3900 Wllllamsbur,} Avenue (I'ultou, 1 C. Abbotfs Store.? ?????? Hull Street (Manchester) Uererly llorrlson's Storo.W? bycamoro btreot (I'cteisburfil ond at the Ptemlum Department of tho Tlmoa-Dlapatch, 916 East Mala Streat, . ntchmond, Vu. nppetidlolim. fjo loavo? n. wlfo nnd Hiaier, Mrs. Thomas fjtippor, of Kalom. I'unrrnl nC Mr. Itobann. Tho fuiieriil of Kuynmnd Ifobson, who db"l Sattirdny at hla fcSldehOO, 1203 Notih 'I'weuty-Hovotiih Blreol, wlll bo Imld from II,fl holno thla ntlornooii at 3 o'clock. Tho mterment wlll bo mndo In OakWOOll 'Vinotory. t nplnln l.oiila l? Mnrl<?. , ISpeclal to Tho Tlmcn-I.Mspnt.rh.] PeiertdiNrg, Va., Janutiry 30.?Cap? taln IjoiiIh (j. Marka, one of Potom butg'a beat-knnwh and moat honoreii cltl/.ona, a veteran of tho Wnr of isni '60. and a veteran in husliieaa, fllo<l vcry Hiiddeiily of hoart dlHcliflO at hla boinc on Gitartililen St roat ahoul. 1:30 o'clock thla mornlng. Ilc wan In Ihe Hovonty-thlrd year of hls ngo, and had recently heon sitbject to attacks of henrt trouhle, but Waa ln ilally at tondanco on hla bUalnesa, llls BUdden ilnnlh ln the nlght waa a great BhOCk to hla frlends and to the lommimlty al. lurgo, ln whlch ho waa known ty ncarly ovcry Indlvlduai. Captaln Mnl'ltH was otit as Iftto as 0 o'clock ln tho oventnp, nnd rotlred in apparently good hoaltll about 10 O'cloCIf, afler fil rnriglng for hla church and Blhlo claaa dutlea for thla mornlng. llu waa BUd dcniv Btrlcken and death oamo qulckly. Captaln Maiks waa a natl.VO of Fc torsburg. Ho aervcd ihrouchout tho war ln thc Tweifth Vtrglnla Rcglmcnt, Mahono's Brlgade, and made a flne roeord aa a soldlor nnd ofllcer. Ever blnce tho war he had been extertslvoly engaged ln the lurhber btialheaB. Ho waa vcry ptomlnent ln church nnd Bunday srhooi work. waa tho loddcr of a largo Illhle ciass ln WaBhlpgtOfl Slreet Methodlst F.pl>.<*npi.| church nnd at tlmoB sorvcd ln tho Vtrglnla Con feronco a? one of tho lay dologates from thls dlstrlct. Ho waa a niem bor and past commnndt-r of A. )'? Hlll Canip of Confcderato Vetemna, whlch body wlH attend hla funoral. Captaln Marka was promlnent ln Maaonlc clr cloi), and waa known to mdmberji of that frater-nlty throughout tho Stato, Hu la Burvlved by hls wlfe. Tho fu noral arrangomenu. have not been coin pleted._ "deaths F. KAiSEii. II'o loaves ono brothor, Jo'oph Kulser. , . Funernl from Jott. M. Kxln s. 403 Wcst Broad Btrcot, this (Monday) afteiinoon, January 31, 1010, at 4:30 o'clock. Intoruient Ln St. Mary's Comotcry. NICHODAS.-?Dled, at hla residonco, r,rn V.'eat Cl.iy, January 30; at 3:20 1'. M., ORAY H. NICHOIiA* Funeral notlco latcr. BOWL.ER.-? Dled, at her boitto Iri Chestcrfield county. Bunday mornlng at 10:1.? o'clock. aftor an lllnesb of Bovoral w'eeka, MR8. OAV cartep. BOWLJ5R, in the twcnty-flfth year of her age. Sho Is aurvlvcd by Ivr huaband nnd throe small chlldren. Mrs. Bowler waa the daughtcr of Jtlchard W. and 8. E. Cartcr. Funeral wlll lako place from Plue Strcet Baptlat Church TO-MOR KOW (Tueaday) AFTERNOO.W Fcb ruary l. 1910, at 3 o'clock. Frlends and acQuaiuUincca of the famlly ln vlted to attcud. ? , nor.soN.?Dled, at hls residenee, 1203 North Twerity-seventto Streot. Jan? uary 29, 1910, r.AYMOND HOBSON. belter known _S "Country." agrd forty years. ......j, Funtrai from ahoye resldonoa this (Monday) AFTEPNOON at 3 o'clock. Intorment in Oakwood. WARW1CK.?Dled. Sunday. January 30. GRACE BIGEOW, lovlng wlfe of Abram Warwlck. Funeral from Church of the Holy Comfortar THIS (Monday) AFTEK NOON "t < o'clock. Intcrment prl vate. No llowera. SHEPHERD.?Dled. at the Hygcla Hospltal, in thla city, at iq.-.io o'clock Saturdav nlKht. EMMETT A. SHEP? HERD. ln thc forty-third year of Jils age. Funeral from Emmanuol Eplscopal Churcli, Hcnrlro county. THIS (Mon? day) MORN1NO. Januury 31, at 11:30 o'clock. Ll'XFOKD.?Entered Into rjtst at 11 ... lock I*. M.. January 30. MRS. BET TIE CAUTHORN EUXFORD, daugh? tcr of Dr. Ulchard Starke Euxfcrd. Funeral notlco latcr_ CASTORIA For Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bougtit Bears the Bignature of j WOOD'S The New "Washlngton." Burt, or Nlnoty Pay, Rust Proof, Swedish Selec t. Appler, Banorof t White and Black Sprlng. All fir8t-class stockB, recleaned, and sent out in new bags. Our largo wareho usc and seed cleaning equipment givo ub ad vantages for eupplying The Best in Farm Seeds at as rcaBonablo prices as first clasB seeds can be sold. Wood's 30th Annu.il Seed Book gives full information both about Farm and Garden Seeds. WOOD'S CROP SPECIAL, issued inonthly, gives current prices of farm seeds and scasona ble information as to crops beat to plant for BucceKS and profit. Both publloatlona malled froo on requast. V/rite to-day. T.W.W00D&S0NS, Seedsmon, ? Richmond, Va.