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CConllnucd from Ftrsl Fage.) "to-nlght, wilh 1'n- shricklug-'wtves .in-'i children of the dead nnd Inlsslng,tnln ora erow-dlng about ivaitlna rcporls iioin tho iftucuei?. Four or the dead have been Identl 110(1 na I'olion's: .1. ,\. Rlchimlaon, bfackarntthi Ra) Uennett. Mntthew Moyri, Wllllam rtnn'o j.-sve Jongbnn wh? rdacuod allvc, fiul ia so hadlv iMivned llirtt hls r<-<-ovcry is doubtful, ii ia believed that tho cxploslon wn-i cauaed by n trnclc repalrer golng lnto r.n nbandoned room wlth an uncovcretl lamp, a? ti?- room la ahattered altnoal 1u atoms, nnd the body of the repnlrer ls nowhere to be aeen. Inquest wlll I ?? ll< lil ,it once. The Browder MIric togather with three othera In thls vlclnlty, was re r-rnt!v purchased by n ayndlcate of Ten neasee and West Vlrglnla eapltaltala, C. _. M. Freer and T. B, ColdWell, Of Memphls, are now holdlng the protier ties, as trustecs, pendlng the formn lloh or a company lo tnl<e over the rom- propertlea. The nitne is not on flre, and the fans ore worklng. This glvcs riso io tho hope that nll the hodles may bc re dovored by dnyllghl, FORTY BODIEsTdISCOVERED J I.nrBt- Force Engngcd lu Ilomeiw- work ! nl Colorndo MInc. Primero. Col., February 1.?To-nlgh( ? ln Primero, where yesterday the llvea i ot seventy-nlne mln'ers were snuffed out by an cxploaloh ln tho main slope of the Cnlorado Kuel and Iron Co'tn pany'a inlne. the bodles of forty vlc tlma lie In "the temporary niorguc In Btalled ln the machlne ahop. A large forco Of men ls still en? gaged in restorlng ventllatlon through? out the mine, and hundreds of people mo llngerlng about tlu- mouth of tlio shaft waltlng the recovery of more bodles. Some of the oflicials of the company have turned their attentlon to rellet v. ork. t'oroner Gullfoll hns Impanelcd a jury to Invcatlgate tho cataatrophc, and fclatlves und frlends of the iden tifie.i dead have turned their attentlon to preparatlons for their btlrlal, The dlsastor is believed to have been cauaed by an exploalon of flre damp, ignlted cither through the crlmplng of a cap for a fuae or the lightlng of u match surrcptitlously darried Into the worklnga. Immedlately followlng the report of j ,. the cxploslon, a column of dust and smqkc poured out the main entrniico. Large pleces of timber wero thrown I from the entrancc more than 100 fect. and with such terrlllc force that h ! 1 string of cars ln" tlie mine mouth was | b'lowu from the track. i . The. liuge ventilating fans wlthin an j hour were put ln operatlon and rescue r' parties were forclpg their way lnto I R the gas-filled worlilngs. The roscuers L, followed the niulii ventilating shaft G loi several hundred yards, galning on- ,, tranco t* tlie inain slope through a j\ cross cut. a It wa.- nov untll tlie rellef party \ . reached enlry A 7 on the main slope that they tound tho llrat ovldehcea of tho destructlon wrought by the cx? ploslon. Here probably a dozen bodles were encountered. hut the rescuers pushed on ln the hope of flndlng slghs j t ?ti life. A little further on, near tho 1 mouth ot entry A S. the party in charge I of \j ' A. Jlnnly. local min? inspec-lor, . c.iine ncross fceorinrdo Vlrgen, the only j surylvor, shortly after z o'clock thls morning. As if waklng from a deep sleep Vlr gi-n opened hla eyes nnd sald: "Plcase, army f go homo now?" Vlrgen was hurrled to tlu- tempo? rary hospital. To-day lie had niifii elently recovcred to Joln the rnnks of watohers around the mine , entranee. Up to thls evenlng those still mlas-i Jng were glven up as lost. Kesrue i ?work was pushed. wlth freauent rc- J licfp, untii to-nlght the advance gimrd Lad pushed vrlthln 400 yards- of the face of the rnaln slope. To-day orders were isaued through ollicials of the Colorado Supply Com riany, n subsldlary of tlie colorado Fuel nnd Iron Company, lo i.-sue provlsions to fomllies of tlie victlma untll a per mancnt a-ystcm of rellef could he ob tained. .^ . Work .,of y.?ldcni.lRcation proccedetl Flowly. the only .means helng to check the mlsslng nunibera carrled by euch niiner wlth the company's roster. A check of bodles rccovered reveals ?that forly-seven have been removed, leavlng thlrty-two still in the work li:-?. A large force of men ls at work dlg Bing graves in the cemoterlea of Trin 3dad, and to-morrow the bodles rccov? ered wlll he bttried. The bodios of nine Japaneso tnincrs wlll bc burlcd ln the Cathollc Cemetery, Three drays have been transfornied lnto temporary hearses for usc. to-mor. I row to convry thn bodles from tlu- i train to .tho ccmctcrles. Seventy cof Jlna were broiiBht to Primero to-day JJ,'. and to-night. and this supply wlll be I ra further Increased to-morrow, bc I r ln In lin T?? ^linern [tcsciied. Peoria. 111.. February 1.?While firci was raging in tho shaft In the upper ?works a roscue party imtered the es capc shaft of Sholl Mine, at South Bartonvllle. a mlle away from the inain ahuft, and brought two mlners, nearly dead from silffocatlon, tu tlie surfaee. The firc ls believed to have had an Ineendlary orlgin, and started in the ttpplc at ,r.::io P. M. All the upper works and wooden eonstruction in the main shaft were burned. The blaze -was extlngulahed by volunteera two hours later. Only thr two men wc-ro ln the mine. The mine is owned by Hholl Brothers. of Pen.-ia. An Inves? tlgatlon wiil be started, lii w w w K; \'i :\ .\1. MJ M< ,N< Df D( Ai tiriiih of ii Ite-iii-i ii il i uliircil >Ian. Wilson Jones, aged soventy-slx, for , Dt thlrty- yeare the trusted jnnltor of the ' Clty Bank, dled al iu> homo on North I F!rt Street "ii Saturday. His funeral 'CC took ida'-e from the l?lgh Street Moth- ] '?* ?diet Chureh yesterday afteruoon, \vu- ! poii belonged to Ihe Mlaaeg Murray, and }.'* ftfty years fipo was butler in the home x, of Miss Martha Murray, who realded Hi on Graco Street between Slxth and G? B^venth. lie came froin a family hlirh. ' v< ly reapoctod by its ownera, 'vv Sarsaparilla Has kept on eelling because it has kept on curing, aud it lins kppt oii Curing liecause its high standard of merit .has been conscientiously tnaintaincd. Cict it to-tlay in iisii.il liquid ioiin t,t 'thocolatcd taljlcts called Sarsatabs, ?vho cnn'l lionr." Is it possible that YOU have not heard of our twen ty-elght. dollarsuits we're now selflng at $17.8B? Somo of the patterns are loud enough to speak foptherh sol ves. Other patterns are subdued enough for n defeaied politi cian, but the majorlty are ln refined tones for tiio partlculor. ARE YOU BIG? Special vnluos for men who wenr 42, 44, or 46? $15 Stu'ts or O'coat-i at $9.83. Sale of Shirts? $1.00 Shirts at65c. $1.30 Shirts at 98c. $2.60 Shirts at $1.45. Soft or stiff bosoms. intlnued From Flrst Page.) Itlc. is (lilcT-Tcil lo inclll.lc iii tliell ? |.nrt Ihe evldenco tnkcn." TAFT IS GiVEN PLEDGE naurgctits PriinilKc lo Supporl Pollcies of A.liiiliilitinllon. Wasiilngton, Fcbruary 1,?Tbe iiii.-in inous declslon to support tho admtii stration's program of lcgislatlon was eached ?.' a eonfererico of the "Insur :ent8" of tho llouso of Roprcsentatlyes eld here last nlght. Represcntatlvca lardncr, of Massachusetts, and llaycs, i Callfornia. v,-cre authorized to in Orm Presldent Tnft. to that effect. Tho li ratlon's program of leglslation mbraces among others those of rail oad lcgislatlon, conservatlon, postal ivlngs banks and antl-lnjunctlon The actlon was taken, It ls stated, > order to glve deflnlto assurance to 'rcsldenl Tnft and to ihe country that he "lnsurgents" wero unanimously in avor ni all progressivo leglslation idvocated by the Presldent. it is a :onspl<Stidus fact tiiat tlic shlp subsldy md l-Yd?rral liicorporallori recoiii ncndatlons of tbe Presldent are lol Includod in tho ll.st. nnd it was tat.d by ono of tho "lnsurgents" that here had been no endcavor to reacli n agrcemont upon theso subjects. Tho "insurgonta" dlscussed tiie ucstloii of .-. Republlcan .-.-.iicits on lie proposition of uinondlng the rulos f thc ilou.se and of .Jcposing thc peaker from thc chalrmahshlp of the :ules Commlttee, and it ls stated there ?as practically a uuanlmous under .anding to ihe effoci ti.at the "insur c-nt.s" would not caucus on tho rules icstloii. They stand ready, however, > act whenever tlic matter is preacnt 1 on thc floor of ihe iiouac. IN HANDS OF RECEIVER A. .Ilillcr, Ine., Wcll-Kuown Drug l-'ii-in. lu llnvc \ffnirs Ailjusted. A decree wns entered ln tlic Law id lSquity Court yesterday appoint g Thomas W. Purcell, formorly hcad tbe flrrii of Purcell, Ladd & Co? as Celvor for thc firni of T. A. Miller, eorporatcd, proprlotor of n drdg siore 519 Kast Broad Street. Tho receiver to takc over the buslness nnd con ct ii until the further orders of the urt, nnd to report on the assets and ibUltios. Mo furnlshcd bond in the hi of J 10,000. The receivership was IHE WEATHER rorccnsli l-'ur Virgluiii?Falr and irtner Wednc.silii) ; ThurN.Iny, Iiiercas K e.louilliie.iH nml ivnnncr; posMbly in hy uiglit; llght, vmii.ble irinilN, comlug inoilcrnic ...iiuili. l.'or Xoi'tli Cnrollna?I-'air YVcdncNilay d probably Thursdayj rlntng teniper iirc: llght, vnrinlile wlnds. COXDITIOA'S VESTEJRDAY. A. M. temperaturo . 26 nnidiiy . o:: Ind, dlrectiori.N.W. ind, veloclty . m oather .Clear! ilnfall .0.; noon tomperature . US P. M. temperature . -ll ixiniuin temperaturo up to 5 P. M. ll nlmum temperature up to f> P. M. 2(1 san tuinperatuie. :i:i .rniai temperaturo. ::s sflclency ln tomporaturo yester? day. fi srlclanoy in temperature slnce March 1 .'. -ITS icuni, excess ln tomporaturo slnce January 1 . "7 *ficlenoy ln lainfall slnce March 1 . (<.",:: isniTiovs ix r.Mi'on'i'AN'i' citiks .t 8 P. M.. Kasteru Standard Tlme.) Place, Ther. ii. t. Weathor. 1 Cloudy ; Cloar 5 Clear i Cloar Cloudy Italn i Clear ! Cloudy i Clear i Clear i Cloar Cloar 1 flour 3 Cloar i Cloar Cloar Cloar Clear Clear I*. cloudy Clear Cloar Clear VIIWTI ItK \|,M.\.\ \t. l'.-l.i-.iary 2, 1010. un rt?e?- 7 ib- liiuii tiih:. ."h i-ctK. ',.?'.-. Mornlng... .io.it loon rlaojB. . 12 :_ 1 Kv.-nluc_U:07 PRINCIPALS IN COURT MARTIAL NOW IN PROGRESS IN BOSTON rranted on applicatiott of the vaughan lobertson Drug Company and others. Phe iissets aro estlmated at from ;io,ooo to $in,ooo and the llabllltiea iboul $16,000. T. A. Miller, presldent of ihe failed rm, ls secretary nnd treasurer of the Jtato Board of Pharmacy. and is one f tho best known druggists in Pleh lond. POLITICS IN THE SOUTH eprcaentnttye Morclicnd Uellcven Flcld ls Itcndy for Hnrvcstcra. W'ashington. D. C? l-'ebruary 1._ lepresentatlve Morehead, of North arolina. one. of tho Itepublicans un spectodly elcctc-d to Congress from lat State in J90S, ls trylng hard fca npress the Presldent wlth the rlpe ess of th0 polltlcal flcld ln the 3outh or the Kcpubllcans. "North Caroilna ls more fertlle round foi ihe Itepublicans to-day iau Indlana." dcclared the young orth Carollnlan. "Wo have a splen id chanco to elect six Republlcans j the Ilouse this Novembcr, and we re sure of fivc under proper condl ions. The business and mlddle classes f the South are looking favorably to ie Republican party from a natlonal oint of vlew. They sympathlze wlth ts purposes and promlaes. Then, too. hey are tirod of the rrng-ridden lemocratlc organlzatlons; freqUently ?lth the boss-controlled Itepublican rganlzatlons. They want Indopendence nd reform in politlcs in tho South, nd they wlll go to any good party hat preaents iheso foaturos." Mr- Morehead haai submitted to the 'resident tentatlve plans for th0 up ulldlrig of tho Ttepubllcan party in forth Caroilna and elsewhere. These re dependent upon the right sort ot omlnationa to Federal oiflcea and pon the nioral lnfluenco of the Presi c-nt along certaln llnes. ROUTED BY SUFFRAGETTES ev?- Vork Aldcrmcu I'ns Llvely Tllt Wltli Ullttnnt UelegaUou. New b ork, February 1.?Joseph chlosa, a New York butcher and an lderman, was routed by a band of illltant suitiagettes, who vlsited the ldcrnianic chamber of tho Clty Ilill lis afternoon to urge the passage of u ordlnance requlring all foodstuffs laced in cold storago to bo labclled. ahloss, who opposed tho resolutlon -i t w-i? floor, mcritally colllded wlth ie suffragctto delegatlon in a commit io room. "Go home aud mlnd your homes and tblcs, What are you buttlng ln on i" Aldermen for?" he shouted. "You can't make a fool out of me," ^ contlnucd, "I know what I am tallt S about. inc-sc women ought to bo their homes. They havo no right ittlnir around, trying to tell us what ? do." "Judglng by your language," sald is. Sophia l^ocbingor, "you. havo not >ne much to change our opinion. You ?ti very far from boing a gentleman." Other Aldermen surrouiided Schlosit . thls polnt and tho women departcd. SHERMAN PRAISES SCOTT icc-l*rcsldciit Sceks to Influeuce Wc?r Vlrglniii Volcrs. Washington, D. C, , February 1.? j ce-Presldent Sberman'. to-day iiijeet-| hls Influehce into tlio senatorlal ntost In West Virginia, wliero Sona i- Scott's ro-olectlon la being opposed ? Representattvo I-Iubbard. Tho pro edlng is so unequal that it. wiil prob dy attract considevable attentlon iu ashlngton polltlcal clrcles. The Vlco-rPrealdent laaued a state ont, ln whlch ho says: "West A'lrginia would Indeed be lOl'V-alghted if she failed to nvall hor lf of tho opportunlty to rotain the i-vlces of a business man who at all uies has looltod after tho Intorosta of io Stato ln overy way possible to ad mco the great deVolopment that is iw taklng place. Such a. Senator is r. Scott, and in my opinion 11 would ? a mlsfbriuno to no! contlnuo In tho mate such an earnest Ropubllcan and i influontlal a leglslator. Tho Vloe-Presldent then pald a warni iimte to Mr. Suott'a loglalatlve caroor, id sald thai the report that there in campalgn lu progress to prevent tho Mialoi's return seeins alniosi Incred lo to hint. OOPERS TRY FOR NEW TRIAL nj'ei-fl of Senaioi- C'nrniiick t'lu-ry Ap iicmI io Suprcma Court, Nashvlllo, Tenn., Fobruary 1.?Tho otlon for ii new trlal for Colonel V Cooper and Robln Cooper, oqnylctod ui sentonccd io prlaon for twenty iara for tho murder of foriner Unlted atoa Senator 13, W. Cai-inack, was. illcd boforo Ihe Supromo Court to-day. he oiise blda lnir to hecomo Ihe most iluminuui ono,over filed, The two de indanta wcro iu court wlth a scoro of ?lnthcs aud un liiuiosing nrray of mii.'ic]. .ludgc -i. M- Audei-soii oponod ? r tie- defenso to-aay. Thoi decisiou cty One "BSIOMO CtUININE," tbat to ^axative Bromo Ouihine nrea ? Cold fn One Day. Grfpui 2 Days on every News of Manchesler Manchester Bureau, Tlmes-Dlspatch, 1103 Ilull Screel. Al Belvidere Hall last nlght Unity IIIvc. No. 7. Ladlca ..1 the Maccat.ees. of thls city, gave a dellghtful banrjuet and german. The Ladlcs of tiio Alac sabecs of the World was foundcd in 1892; has three great hlves, 2,740 su 1 bordlnate hives, and 152,000 members. The benelit.s disbursed slnce tho begln nlng of the organlzatlon umount to $7,168,172; tho bonetits ot tho last fia cai year, $770,60L H-: natlonal oftlcors are: Supreme Commander, LlUInn M. Holllster, Detrolt. Mlch.; Itccord ICeep or, Blna M. West. Port liuron. Mlcli.; Finance Keeper, Nellie C. V. Hepp'brt, Akron, O. The proparatlons for the banquet Io be giveh by Hestla Conclave, linprovcd Order of Iloptasoph.s on tho occaslon of the annual Installation of ofTi-'Ci-s to-morrow nlght, have about been eom pleted. Tho order was founded ln 1S7S, has S.17 conclaves and 70,789 members. The supreme provost of the order is Thomas B. ilicks, of Itich? mond. To-morrow nlght also Davis Councll, Xo. 27, Jr. O. F. A. M.. will hold Its twentieth annlVersary celebratlon. This order was foundcd In 1863, has tbirty two State COUndlS, 2,001 subcounclls, and 201,9S7 members. Benellts dis? bursed slnce orguiii?ntlon umount to $7,000,000, of whlch $709,533 wa3 dur? lng the last tiscal year. Indianola Tribe of Red Men, Xo. 52; of this city, Is growing rapidly, and cxpect to have an enrolment of tlllrty on its thirtlcth annlvorsary in Aprll. Thls is onC of the oldest organi'/.ations ln the world. its foutiding datlhg back to 1763. Its mombershlp is 475,450, and the benefils disbursed slnce its organl? zatlon umount toupwnrd of $2C,0OO.0u0. II.ii.iln_ Season Xearly Over. The true sporlsman of Chestorfleld county has enjoyed tho pleasuro of httntln'g a great dcal durlng Ihe past season; as game has been very plenti ful. Owing to thc excellent game lawa exlsting in tliis State pot-hunters liavo not been able to exterminate the game. Many Richmond men tako the opportu nlty now and then to shoulder thelr guns nnd go In ciuest of partrldges ln thc county. Cary Shepherd. of Rich? mond. sald tho other day that the birds flcw from the covey with great rapldity. and that the coveys were un usually largo. But with .ianuary a "has-l.een" the huntlng season around Manchester is about over. Councll CommlttccK. The Firo Commissionei's and Ceme terv Committeo hold short sessions in the Council ehnmber last nlght At tho former meeting past bllls were ap pr.dved for payment, and othcr roullnc buslness transacted. At the meeting of the Comelery Committee, at whlch M. A. Campbell took the ebalr, the bills, uilnutes and roports were read and adopted. Tho yearly report of cemetcry. submli'ed bv Superlntendent Jones, showed re? celpts to lotal $2,310.95 and dlsburse monts $2,170.30. Out of Dnngfr. Llttle Selden Post, who was so badly of the court may not be handed down for some tlmo. The defenso's counsel are baslng thelr hopes for a reveraal on twenty-two ex coptions ns errors, but have assigned other causes besldes tho prlnclpal er? rors alleged, whlch lncludo undue pro judlco by the trlal judgo by hia chargo on tho Stato's theory of tho crlmo. Also fallure to chargo Kohin Coopcr's independent intent, permittlng tiio jury to hear of colonei Coopcr's alleged shortagc whllo clerk of Maury county. tho exclusion of Governor Patterson's testimony as to Colonei Cooper's men tal state before tho shooting; tho ex? clusion of ccrtaln editorials attacklrig Cooper; tho cmphasls tho court put on tho theory that Carmack was shot in the back. DAVIS 0PP0SES MEASURE Aikuii.Hii.s seuaiiip Vigorously Attncks Poslal Snvlng* Ilank Blll. .washington, d. C, Fobruary 1.?-De laring ii to be a measuro in the in orest of the -natlonal bariks, tho higii ..?onlsm was aroused by tho refusal of Senator Carter, in eharge or t|i,?. i.j^ to entertain an amondiiieut , iim|nattng the roqulre inent. that savings funds be dopositod only ln imnks sub.1ect to supervlston nnd examliuitlon. Tho Ai'knnsns Sen? ator explainod that thero was no su pervlsion of tho Stnto banks of his State, and tho offect of tho nioaaure would be lo i0l) ,hcm 0f all thc busl? ness gnnvin-,- ,,?,. 0f postal deposits, An ayo an(] tio voto on hls amonilmoir wns deninnded bv Mr. Pavls. lt was voteddow,,, ? ,0'.,T riui niea.sui-e wns reuil ln full. an.l wonator Cartcr than nsked for nu ngroomeni that when tho vote on lt should |,C ,.,kl,u [( Bll0Ulcj bo hy ay.es and lu.rs. The rorjucst met with vlg oroua opposltlon from Senators Bacou and Gaiiing,.,., aIll, ulf)r0foro was with, 'ii-awu. The Senators objeoting doclar cd tho manncr of the vote should be de. termlned when lt was reached by Sen? ators then prosent After extetide.1-'dobate M''- r,;l,',cr gavo notlce 11.?_t to-morrow he would ask tho Senate to agree to volo on tho "III next Monday. but afterwards, on rerjiiost or M,. (jailIncor. he constNtc.l biirneil with hot gravy a few weeks ago, Is entlrely oui of danger, and hls pnrents say he wlll soon be all right agaln. No acrloua rcaults are fenred, und only a sllght acar wlll retnaln to mark tho placo of the burn. Ceuaua Enimicrntorw, Postmaster Smltll ,wlll soon doslg nato tlie ccnsus enuraeratora of thls clty. Th- ccnsus wlll I... completed in thlrtv days after Aprll 1 '<? All reeords wlll he of Aprll l" Candidatea from ccrtaln polnts ln Chesterfleld cotinty wlll bc examlnod in l'.ichinond. Funeral of Mr*. Cox. The funeral of Mrs. S. I'. Cox took place yesterdav afternoon at 3 o'clock from Cowardin Avenue Chrlstlan Chureh. ReV. C. O. Woodward, lornier lv of Manchester, now of Cllfton Forge, and Rev. Mr. I.anc conducted the sorvlces. Frnctnred Hla IIlp. Clyde M. Chalklev, a young man. of 1919 llalnhrldge Street, is suffering from a severe fracture of thn hip re? ceived Monday ovcnlng at 5:.10 o'clock. He was on board a IIull Streot car whlch coillded wlth a wagon ln front of R. A. Patterson's offiee Mr. Chalk ley was unable to walk yesterday mornlng- Ho ls attended by Dr. iilli. Mrs. Mary Slmms Baitey his sold her realdonce in Maaon Park, and wlll make her lionie in Richmond, Fnnerul nf 1 iifn.ii. The funeral of the Infant child of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Moody, who dled Monday afternoon ai i:'i>) o'clock, at the home of Its parents, 816 Maury Street, took place yest'-rday afternoon at .'. o'clock. The .Misslonary Society of Ualnbrldg: Street Buptlst Chureh heard a very interestlng talk from Mrs. Durham yesterday afternoon in the ehurch. on tho "I.ife or" Lilvlngston." Iloiul Iin|iro\ ement. Tlie supervlaors of tho roads of Mancheste.r and Chesterfleld aro dolng all ln their power to lmprove tbo hlgnways, and the result of their cf forts is not lacklng. The subject of "Charlties, Corrections and Good Roads" ia an lmportant question ln the mlnds of tho suporvlsors and lo? cal authoritles. T>iy say the number of crlmlnal arrcsfci call for stringent vagranoy lav.-s, and their vigorous enforcement. Tho co-opcratlon of rnu nicipal and county authoritles to utll izc tlio labor of atile-bodied tramps, va grants, paupers nml short term prls oners ln road and publlc Imprdvo rnents is a much-dlscussod question, and thoso Intorested .-ay that such labor can bo usod economlcally and wlth good results on quarrlea. grave.l plts and rnck idle in i.arlng the matorlals and loadlng ii upou work trains or wagons und in the actual :qnstructlon Of roads and streets. The authoritles are of the opinion that -here ls a large army of ttlncrary men ivho drlft from place to place, and ivhojhe by begglng or steallng. \' he Commonwealth can enact sultahle aws provlding for this publlo work ind then seP that the law Is enforced, '.m?iii,,,'|,orvLs!',I''s feo1 Fure that better iondltlons wlll result. not to do so. Tho bill was still under eonsideration when the Senato ad lourned untll to-morrow. $250,000 FIRE IN BALTIMORE Vbnnt llnlf of Two IllncUs ln South eiiatern Ncctlon Dcatroycd. Ualtlinore, Md., February 1.?Fir? itarting betweon 1 and 'J Q'clbck thls ifternoon flestroyed about half of two ilocks in tlio southeastern section of ho clty, and ate up property worth nore than .-$250,000, of which $200,000 alls upon Eiscnhauer, MacLea & Co? umber dealers, whoso insurance to als 3100.250. The Bcnnctt Pottcry Jompany lost $50,000, which Is fully overed by insurance. The romainder d the loss is dlvliled in small amounts inong the .1. II. Dukor P.ox Company, ho B. Kegan Sons' Coinpanv, hox nakers, and tho Standard Oll Coinpanv. Tho liro started among bales at lacklng straw in tho stable vard of tlie Sonnott Pottery Company, adjolning he luniber yards of Eiscnhauer. Mac .ea and Company. to which the ilames, Irlven by a hlgh wlnd. cominunlcated i-lth tremendous rapldlty. The whole if tho large lumbar yard was in a few uomnnts a roarlng furnae.o, and at me time the flames jumped acroas -i trcet sevonty foot wlde, endangbiing he tanks of tho Standard Oll Cnm iany, ln whlch :),000 gallons of lubri atlng' oll were stpred. The flre throwfi 00 persons out of employment, FIGHT PROPOSEDlNCREASE ?lilillsiuM-.N Aascrt Tlinl lliglier Poslnge Wlll Force Tliein Out of lliislurHH. Atlantn, Oa., Fobruary 1.?Doclarlng hat the nroposed increase in postnK-e ates on iniiga/.lnes and other seeond laaa mail matter would practlcally orca thom out of business, ropre entativea of elghty mugazlnes pub Ished ln Atlantn. through their or anizntion, the Southern Magnxlne 'ubllshQi's' AasQclatlQli, have appealed 0 Southern represontatlves ln Con? ress to do all iu tlieir power to "avorf hls real nnd threatencd danger to the ?olfaro of tho Amerlcan people." o All Whom lt Jifay Conceni: Take notlce that I wlll apply to tlie tirlge of tho Husting.'i Court of the Clty f Richmond on tho 10TII DAY OF FEB yABY, 1010, for a retail liquor llcense t No. I North Etghteentli Street. Ill io r-lly of Kiclinioiid, Va,, under the rovlslims of tli? sttttuto law of 'thls tate iu hu'Ii caso made and provlded. .luiiuuiv zfi. lt?.n. U ul_WE. T Sensational Dcvelopments in Court-Martial of Paymasr icr Auld. l f?pi 111 o n I.. tlnl w these cl.'il toTheTinics-Dlspnlch.l .. Mnss.i 1'chruaiy I.?.Pevolop o-d iy at tho Auld couit-niar o even more sensational than f yesterday. Dr, CowloS, the , complaliii.nl. was accilsod or pracllclng i medlclno wlthout a 'llcense lu Mnssa chusetts, havlrig failod bIx ilmes to | pass tho State ixainiriat lons. Tho nc : etisatlon was rhade by Dr, Bdwln ll. Hai I v.'v, chalrman of the state Bour.l, who ; rilso lecliirod that be hnd suspectod i Dr. Cowles of erll.blng in these cxaml natlons, and had hnd hlm watched. Dr. Ilarvey deel.-irad t'uit Cowles, by prac? llclng witlioiit IioIuk; reglsterod, wns j llnblO to a heavy flne and sentenco, for I tlius vlolnllng the fltnte laws relatlng I to tho practico of medlclne. Another j wltncss deolared that Dr. Cowles hnd I charged $25" per day for treotlng tiie I wltnees' brother, who was affllctcd J with pareslw and dled. The.'c uetalls aro belng raked up by the defensc ln thc offort lo show that LDr. Cowles was not a flt porson to at lend riaval dnnres. and that tbe ofllcors j wore JiiBtlfled in ordoring hlm io leave. | Mlss Virglnia swift. daughfor of Ad i inlrai Swlft, the conin-.andcnt. was ri ! wltncss, and osscrted that slie had I been glven to undcrstand that Dr. Cowles wus not n flt person to osso clatc with tho navy yard sot. Mlss Dorothy Hesleri the "woman ln ihe case." testlfied that Dr. Cowles had sought elandesttne appolntmonta with her, but declared he dld not insult her nt a dance November 27, as had been stoted hy others, Including Miss Swift. She sald Dr. Cowles had been asked to return her pboto, whlch he had taken from her unclo's home, nnd not recclvlng any reply. she had told Dr. I Robnett, who had telephoned Dr. Cowlos about tho matter. Mlss lloslrr had refused to meet hlm alone or to accept candy and flowers from hlm. She had also refused to call tipnn his wlfe. She IdentlJled ihe letter wrlt ton by Dr. Cowles when ho roturned the photograph. "A WotnnnVi Flghl." "Ifs a womun's llght." sald a naval ofricei- as iie loft ihe court-martlal procec-dlngs to-day of Paymaater George p. Auld. after liearing the wlfo of the man whotn tho young Rurllng ton oflleer Is sald to have nssaultnl tostlfy that she mnde a npeclal trlp to "Washington to get Secretary of the Navy Meyer and Senator Lodgo to press the charges agninst Auld. Women predomlnated ln thc court - room to-day, whllo the presenco on the wltness stand of half a dozen young womon of tbo naval danclng set gavo the stald proceduro of a riaval court martlal a declded fetninlne touch. From the testlmony to-day It ap poared that the rjuarrel which the men took up originnted over a photograph of Miss Dorothy llcslcr. of Kvanston. 111.. which Dr. E. S. Cowles. of Boaton. Is sald to have cnrrio.i ofr from the room of Dr. A. S. Robnett, who ls eoupled with Mr. Auld ln thc charges. and who wlll be trled later. Dr. Cowles sald that he carrled the plr.luro off by mlstake, and that when about to return It Dr. Rohnett callod hlm by telephone and ordered hlm In emphatlc language to return the pl. ture at once or take thc Consequences. Dr. Cowles nccepted the latter alter natlve, and sald that Mr. Auld carrled out the or.dors of Dr. Robnett, whlch resiiitod in the alleged assault on Do cember 11 at the now famous hop. Thcn Mrs. Cowles went on ihe stand She testlfied that she was surprlsed to learn, nearly a month ufter tho Inci dent, that the matter had been closed. She. dld not pause In Boston to ask why. but went stralght to the fountaln head ln 'Wosblngton, whcre she lald tho Cowles slde of the caso before Secretary Meyer. Ile sald, she. testlfied, that the affair was tho most scanda lous that had ever been brought to hls attentlon. Secretary Meyer asko.i |jnr, >-hc sald. not to press thc case too hard, as he said Rcar-Admlral Switt was a friend j of hls. Sho Is cxpectcii to finish her ! testlmony to-morrow. DEPENDS UPON PRESIDENT Appeal for I'ardon of Man AVbo Ia Proniincil Iiuniedialc Kmploynicnl. Washington. D. C, i-'ebruary 1.? Presldent Taft, Attorney-Gcneral TVlck orsham and Pardon Attorney Finch, of the Department of Justlce, wlll take up to-morrow or next day what Is re garded as one of the most intcrcsting pardon appeals that iias evor como up for conslderation. Upon their decision in tho matter hangs a nuin'a chanco to CUP THl$ COUPON OU' Household Premium Coupon FEBRUARY 2, 1910. NOTICE.?A complete set consists of 30 cou? pons of consecutive dates, only one coupon of each date wiil be accepted in each set. You can begin saving on any date, just so they are of consecutive dates from the day you start. G1N SAVING TO-DAY: MP^~ Salaried People Do you rcalize the importance of ready cassh? Splendid invcstmcnt or biisiness opportunities are almost daily prcsenled, whiclt you have, no dottbt, been unable to grasp for lack of ready money. Begin tho year 1910 by saving some portion of your salary each pay day, Doposit il iu the SAVINGS DEPARTMliNT of thia strong instilu tkm, together with tlie 3 per cent. compound intei'Cht we pay, it wiil not bc long before you wiil have a sufficient amount to cnablc vou t<o better yoursclf wlicn llic (ippoitunity comes, One ilollar wiil starl an' aecount. Planters National Bank, Main and Twclfth Streets, Richmond, Va. Capital, $300,000. Surplus and Profits,$1,200,000 COLLAR, with thc Ara-Notch in place of the bothcrsome bllttonhole 15c. oac_-2 for 25c. Cluctl. Peibody & Co., Maker* ARROW CUFFS 25c. a Palr coi.ic out of the penltentlary, wherd hc Was sent after convlcti.ir. ot tnlshand ling hanic funds, and Imuiedlately stcp Into a posltlon of trust with tho 1'enn sylvanla Rallroad Company. Tiie man Is W. M. Marvoy, of Pitts burg, i'a. ii<- was ii bookkoepcr ln tlic Enterprlso Natlonal Bank, of Alloghc ny, whoso glgnntlo faiiuie severai yoar? ago startled thc flnnnclal world. Thr Enterprlso was consfdercd to bc ar. iiiiusuaiiy sirong flnnnclal Instltutlon untll one mornlng tho cashier waa found doad with a bullet holo ln his forehend. He had commltted sulclde and left a noto telljng how he ba>l looted thc bank. Iiarvcy was one of hls rlght-hand mon and was sent to tho penltentlary. Belleylng Ilnrvey i?. be more slnned agalnst ihau sinnlng, hls frlends went to work in hls behalf. ShOrtly after Presldent Taft was Inaugurute'd Har vey's snntenee was commuted. With tlme off for good behavior hls terin wlll explre ln So/rrembor. But ln order t? obt.-iin tn,. promlsec position with tho Pennsylvanla Raii road Company, llarvey must Kot out ot the Western Pennsylvanla prison where he 18 serving l.i.-< tlme, befon the 201h of this- month. |.'?r ?n that day ho wlll be forty-flvo years 6ld, nnd tho Pennsylvanla company omploys no. body v.-ho has reached that age. Represontatlve William ll. Graham, of Ailegheny, has taken a kecn inter? est in Harvey's case. ifc ls now in PIttsburg conferrlng with thc United States attorney there. Pardon Attor ney Flnch received a vlslt not long ago from Marvey's nlneteen-yoar-old son, who came to tolk about hla father'?? case. Mr. Flncli told tho young man und Repros-nlativij Graham to brlna a cortlficatlon from tho proper officlala uf the Pennsylvanla Rallroad Companj that llarvey would be glvon employ ment lf releas.d beforo he became for? ty-flvo years old an.l thal he would take thr. matter un to tho presldent. Representatlve Graham and vounr Haivy ar<- oxpected In Washington to-moirow with all the papcrs In th. :asc. Tho Unlted States attorney and tbe wardop of ihe penltentlary havi :ertifled that Harvey's cOnduct durlns ils Imprlsonmcnt has been aboveques :lon. Iila prison re.-ord is perfect Th*. josltion tbe Pennsylvanla (''onipanv i loldlng for liltn Is tli.it ..f cashier In )ne or Its freight statlons. MEET IN WASHINGTON llrcinln Coinmlasion May Wlihdrnvr stniue* ,.r Wnnblngton nnd I.rc. Tho Virglnia commlsslon which has lad chargo of eelecting the two stat ics to be provlded by Virginia foi itatuary Hall, ln the Capltol at Wash ngton, will meet in Washington on Saturday. It i? not known whothcr iny action wlJI bo taken in view of the irotcsts from certain quarters ov.-r he placlng is tho Hall ..f r'ame of i statuo to General Robert 13. I.ee. Ti.e ommlsslon la made up of Ex-Governor iwanson, Henry T. Wlckham, George _ Chrlstlan, Thomas D. Gold. of Ber yvliio; j. c. Feathoraton, of Lynch iurg; George _. SIpe. of Harrisonbiirg; I. C. Rlce, of Blackstone: E.iward Lylc, ormerly of Roanoko. now of Atlanta. nd bon P. Iialacy, of Lynchburg. Aa companlon to the Valcntine t ;atuo f L>.o, Virglnia has placej in S'.atu ry Hall u replica of Hpudon's Waah ngton. I-'rom cxprcaslons by members f the commlsslon lt Is probable that f one of thn statues is v.ithdrawu, oth wlll be withdrawn. 1'i.Mpoueil lo 'lli.iri.Inj. Be. au.se of thc absence of ono of ho attorneys ln tho case, the appli atlon for a dlssolution of the l-'ire icn's Rcllef Assoclation, pending be ore thc Eaw and Equlty Court, was oatponed yesterday mornlng untll to torrow. Tho only queatlon at issue ia s to how thc fund of ahout $20,000 is j be dlstrlbuted?that is, whether tho ivlslon shall bo cqually bctween tho Sl members, flremen and non-llremcn, r whether It shall bo on tho basls of >ngth of moniborshlp aud number of ssessments pald.