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HEHI.r PLAYED Second Choice Fttrnishes Day's Featurc in Victory Over Carondolct v, ....'"''' ''."V '?Vi"";"'>- V.-Three fa ;.,";. "n,,( '"??'"?Hy played sec.nd ?liolcc took the race:, to-lay. The feature on thc card was the fourth race, ln wh.eh Bll.abetl.an, thc hoav ? I laycd second cholce. gol up m time to win from the outslder, Carondoloi Th, b101ya I"11 '.vy los.r* on tho day, as "ii of tho wfnnera wcro heavily piayed, ospooially Chetninoja ln the second, upon whose ehancea heoVy out-of-town commlsslons were ?,.nl back to , iing. Summary: First race?two-ycurs-olfl.. about thrce, furlonga?Snnctlm, u.. (Olaaner) < to lo, flrat; < ouui de Oro, 113 <t>' -Inrpl.yi, 1 to 1. second; Loulae L', 110 (Ling), 6 to 1. thlrd. Time. :... 1-5, Secorid racc?threo-ycar-olda aud u'i, i five and one-half furlongs. aelling.-] Wanona Glrl, 105 (D. Murphy), ? to.i'l, i flrat; Jo? Fallert. ua (Olasnen. tAol I, aecond; Salii. lin.dn. 2 10 1. thlrd. Time, \-i\\\ Thlrd 1.1 co?fo ur-year -olds .-uid flve furlonga, selling? Emlnora, ?..,, CT-ang). even, flrat; Serenkder^loi . CRomey), ., to 1. aecond; Vlrarlnla .vaid. I.O., (Lovtll). ;, ,? 1. thiid. Tlmc, 1:0. Fourth race?tliroe-y.ar-olda and up ?tx furlongs, aelllDg?Ellzaheth'an, 105, CT. Koerncr), even. flrat; Carondolct, 1.07 (Cole). :, to 1, ..err??i: T.-mpcr. 107 rtr:iasner,. t 1., :,. third. Time, 1-lS .':--. Flfth race?three-year-olda and up' -wjvori furlons*. selling?Ormuz. Ill CT. Koorner). i t? .? nrat: Auturiin etrij oj (Bteinh&.dt), 1 to 1. second; Hannock Bob, iu (Olaaner), 3 to 1! tlifrd, Time, 1:31, Slxth racc?three-year-olda and up ??nveii furlonga, selling?Hartlng, 10. CC.Iasnct), :; to 1. first; W. 1. iiindi ioo (Stelnhardt). 2 1-3 to 1. aecond: OtFayetle, 103 flTpton), :; t.. 1, thlrd! TJ yie, 1:.:. Some Kcen ( onieafn. .'ackaonvllle, Fla., February 7. Kecn conteata wero the order at Mon ? ri iu to-day. 1 \. ?f nu. sjx CVents furnlsh.d^driving flnlshea. nnd ln three of them short lieada scparated the first two at the end. Three of the favorites won. ideal weathcr brought out a full quota of onthualaata. who .ronOune-d tho spoi i Hk- bcat Monday ear,_ of tna meeting. Summary; FiftJh raei?als furlonga. selling? Turncoat, 107 (Howard). t t<> 1, flrat; Patriot, 106 (O. Burns), 0 to 1. second; rjeorge W. I.'-holt, M7 (Lauagan). 10 io 1, thlrd. Tlmc, i:i... Slxth r.-.co?mile and an elgllth, Bolllng?Hboray, 107 (Powers). IS to 5, flrat: Edwfn 1>. 109 (Davenport), 11 to ?'. aecorid; Belleviow, 102 VS. Davles). ?; to 1, third. Tlmc 115. 3-5. ?ICE LITTLE ?Atlanta. Ga., February ..?There la a nice little rOW among the dlrectors of the Atlanta Automobile As_oc:a tion, whlch wiil not down. lt began -everal wceks ago, when Bdwm Ciapp, tha general manager ..r tne speedway. made a mat< h between atrang and Robcrtaod ln their -.horaepower cars. \-a Candler, Jr., presldent. declarea thia racc off, I'-n-l Clapp realgmed. Then Edward Durant. secretary of tha assc elation, was asked to resign. Hc (lid Bo and gave out an intcrvlcw ln whlch he dcclared that he had been "canned" by Aaa Candler. Jr.. the presldent, and hls fathsr, Asa Candler. Sl\. wlio liuanccd thc track. The boar.l of dlrectors then met aml j asked Durant to resign aa a director,; claiming that -hls Interview nad in? jured the associatlon. Durant refused j and la out ln another mtervlew ln 1 which he says that tha racc meet was mismanaged and that tlie actlon ot tho board indlcatos "how llke-.y we are to do foollsh thlngs when we become llnked to the t'olly of a spolled chlld." Atiyway, Durant says, as ono of thu .slx largest stockholders, h. Wlll not resign from tho boar.l. Tho, dlrectors wlll meet agruin thla ?week to takb further actlon._ "DaU-Vsred ITresh from. *Brebuery Lager Beer, Box of 2 Dozen.. .$1.00 Challenge, Box of 2 Dozen.?........?.?., i.ao Bavarian (dark) Box of 2 Dozen ^.-^v-*-****-. i.ao Edelbrau, Box of 2 Dozen..,-.,..?,... 1.50 Addltlonal charg? 25 cents oaoh dozen tor bottles, and 26 cente each box. These amounta retundod upon roturn. 1_ Clothing Salesman Wanted to represcnt us in the State of Virginia exclusively. Only Those With Established Trade Need Apply. The S. Ginsberg Co., Ine, Baltimore, Md. ?mmi^ltmmmmmmmim* mv | jjini.mmmn ..' '...'..E..-' -J'. l+J? tht .-!?"" "THE BEST IS NONE TOO GOOD FOR YOU THE OLD SPRINGS DISTILL1NG CO., CINCINNATTI, OHIO. 1THTITE5 ARE 101 QiSCDURREED George Washington Will Send Strong Team to Richmond Meet. Waahlngton, Ia (.'.. February 7.? George, Washington wlll send |l strong representatlon to tho alhletlc meet at niclimond ue.\t .Saturday nlght. Elffllt men. Including a relay team, wlll look out for tlie Hatchetlfcs' Intcrestu, with tlic cxpectatlon ot maklng a much bet ter showlng than In their own games. wiiu the men will be ie not yet detinito ly known. Coach Morse antlclpatlng that ihe -prescni week may develop ome new matcrlal. it i? probable, however, that Ihe relay teain. 'which ran away with the conte't agalnst Rlclimond College Saturday nlght, will bo tuken iu toto. Thc team consjsia <>t Smlth, Bayiey 0111 and Boivcti. Glll is a formoi George Waahlngton Captaln, who haa returned to college lo complete hisl course. Ele had no dlfflculty ln hold Ing hls man and was not compelled to oxtend himself. Bayiey appeared for a wbile last year; but wn compelled to sl\e up the cinder path for hls! studles. Thls season, however, hc has :?> nd lime t., traln regularly, and has' pi yed hli worth by easlly maklng tnoj '. .i sity, Bowcn and Smlth are newj mi n. who s.urprlsed the Buff and Bluo followers by th'.-ir ^ritty work on their f'lrat appearancc, Dowen partlctilarly sln.wlriK his man n clean palr of heels. Of tlie remalning men lt ls probable that Bryant, who secured third in the jumped Into the limellght last winter by wfnning tlie annual ctoss country run Irom a large an() experl* ??ne^.i fleld. IL- waa out of form Sat? urday nlght and Called to net a place, finlshlng flft'W, after startlng a few yards from scratch. There Is llttle doubt ln the mlndn or hls frlends that he wlll develop into _ star despitc hls hls sllght physique. Hls Mother. Bob Flemlng. it wlll be remembcred. was a mainstay 0f the George Washington team whlle ? sturtrnt In tho university aud galned tho distlnctlon of belng one of the plucklest men on the track. II.- la at present taking post-graduate work at Cornell. Flemlng, jiinfor. ls actlng captaln or tlie iltttchctito team, os waa a nounced last week. The action of Chalrman UeBaln, of the athletlc coun. ? il. In dlsquallfying ex-Captaln Cur* ti.--. Juat before the meet. was tlic sub? ject of consldernhle discusslon around Ihe viclnlty ot tho unlvorslty, but thc sentinicnt was strongly with Dr. lic Uain. Sinco acceptlng the posltion (>f chalrmanshlp of the counell he Ikif been atrivlng io raise tlie standa'rds "J1 athietes to the ldphei-t notch ond haa opposed atiy action ii.:u has i ven sa vorod <>r lrreguiarlty. He liris the eoni pletc cohfidence of both the faeulty and students of tlie unlversity, and will be upheld by them ln his course. Ile --a:d thls mornlng:, ?| regrotted slnccrely to take such action, immedlately before the meet. but the information whlcn led to lt came to me only that day. Under our system tho captalps ot tlie varlous teams durlng tho period of preparatlon are supposed to see that all who ap pear to traln aro liona fide students in good stancllng. The names ot' such then. liowover, must be approved by ihe chalrman before they ean partici pate in any IntercolleKiate event. Tlie eaptains are at llberty to send such names. at any time. before tlie oecur rence of such event. and are supposed to report them at the earllest posslblo mometit. "We shall t;ivc every ehcouragenioht to athletics, hut sliali endeavor to up old the standards of clean athletlca. al.ove all crltlclflm, whether Just oi unjust." li scemn that Mr. Curtis, partlcular ly in view of hls posltlon as captaln, was grossly negllgent ln not carofully learninc bcforehand tho rules under whlch his team ls governed, In ordc to prevent the actlon whlch neces sarlly occurred, HI..OItT> IS X(I\V A Tlr;. Wondlierry Foreai nnd .Jcffcrjioii School MuH-t Play DecldltJB Gnmc rspeeini to Tho Tlmes-DIspatch.. Charlottesvllle, Va., February 7.?In two close and hard fought game played thla afternoon In the nrmor; of tlie Mohtlcello Guard. the nasKel i.all tenms of the Jefferson Kcnooi t. Boys and of Woodberry Forest each won one and lost one. Jefferson won tho feature contest, that between thc sonlor* te.-ims, by the score ot 17 tc 13, and Woodberry won tne junior game by 10 to '.<? Thc result was a revorsal of the flrst games of thc dou ble scrlc. played at Woodberry in March". Each school has now won aud lo?t, with both senlor and juntor team?, and tho decidlng games wlll probabl. be played ln the unlverslty gymnasi.m tho latter part of February. E Tho Virginia Raclng and Horse rfhov Associatlon decidod yesterday to hold the annual meet on Saturday and Slon day, May !l and 1?. Thc followlng have been appolnted members of the board of dlrectors John I-andstrcet, James XV. Oraves, W. J. Carter, E B Sydnor ;.nd Mark P_ Llbyd. Plans for the meet, whlch wlll Include a much more extensivo program than la.st g, have not been made. but manj appllcaflona for entry have heen re? ceived, and wiil be considered as soon aa Offli ? :-.- have been elected and com mlttces appolnted, Thc meet wiil be held at the .State Fair Grounds. and Jt la said the horse show feature wiil De much more atlractive than slnce tno associatlon was brgranized, GATCHER STIEET EfiEES TO TERMS Great Backstop Sends His Signed Contract to Presi? dent Noyes. Waihiaston. D. c, February 7.-An impor ani docuroent arrlved thls niorninc in Prea id. iu Noyes's mall ln the shapc uf a slgno,. contract for tho _.-asou or ioio trom Catcher ( narley street. Thls is tho player Ui,r \vnom thero has been so mucl; tu.ll. ihe ,>a.t ceupio of w.??:-._, and "Gabby" cuts oft im iu. r argument by gettlng liisidc the oreajtH-orK. wlth tlfo early i.iide. Ju his let. ic.__ccompanylne tho eontra.u .stre.it says: [ncloaod pleaao lind contract for 1910, wliich 1 have sign-d. lt is satisfactory tu me lu every part. and 1 want to make tho 1 don t tlimk any one can queatlon mv m teivsl in thr Washin.ion tcam after tho linrd season I put in lajt y.ar, but ni [iromlfla.tho 'fans' to even outdo thi. record ui" comlng summer. "l am taklng plenty of cxercise, elther .. i ,"??. ,?r ,huuUns- around WUan-i.pon. start fo. -.-.rfo.?' PC by th? Umu xv0 "Glad tptoear Bomar-j-of tho boya ar? go as out io HatSprlnga for a qouplo 01'wceks >ol Ing out as lt wtll placo them on euual lootlng with tho -lilds- and most decldedly help tue team s? a start at ihe oiwhlng o. Uie season thai wlll make Itaelf felt further ak.iiff in the warm months. "I am always glad to see new I'ac.s on iho leam, and you can't gct tob many catch.rs to help mc out, but l'll inomlso you they wlll havo vory little to do thls soason, as I am canditlonlnK myaelf to do ai. iho work ... ..ind tho bat." Street is surely a ghttton tor work, and wlll go In every day aa long as ho Is able io stand up, but Manager ..u-.-kcr hu_ tdiaa .f. Cl? i.own about Plajing hls men. and Gabby wlll not Su Btalu Uils year. Charlev wlll a waya catch \Va|ter J.dmsou "and Bob On.om. a.s bo ran cflach fhis ?air bettoi than any one Vlso. buf Relallng, (Irav and ftalker can take care of themnetvos. AVheh thc lattor .grou.i works BIU Rapn or Killi fer ivill mOBt llkely do the recelving aiui Streot wiil bo greatly strengthencd by ihe short reat. ' AMUSEMENTS. Illjou???The Glrl From the l . S. A.' Still Ihr Caudy Klil. Ihiy r.ayniond, the orlglnal "Can'dy Kid," wlu. a few weolts ago packed his trunks and left thls city as "Daro Devll Dap," turned up at the Bijou last night as DIolc Weaton, forei_.11 c-Qi-respondent of the Assoclated Press, thc leadlne' male character Iu ''Tho Glrl From tlio U, S. A," Thls Is, of course, a tribnto to his versatillty and udaptabillty to tho manners and cus toins of tho varlous countrlcs of the globe, but most of thoso who gaw the perfonnanco last. night would doubt less i.ay that both ho and hla sup portcrs have prcvlously appcaiod to bettoi- advantago, Tliuiij.li tho clungc trom ;t wihl out Inw of tho West to a perfccUy respec tablo newspaper correspondent ln for? elgn lands nooessltated widoly differ? ent appaicl, hc was noverthelass thc same "Candy Kld" who haa set the gallcrlea wllcl herotofora with hts audncloug do-is. He waa not alono ln tho gun play, and when savod from death ln tho mldst of tho havom ot a Turkish prlnco by "Jack" Fowcrs, thc. Glrl from tho U. S. A., the lovers of blood and thtinder falrly went cra.y. It is uaeloss to say that he aud ,lack caillO olH ahcad; lhat tlie other lovers wct-e .ioliu-d after many t.ribulutlons. and tho villalns got ihelr duc.. when the snioko fi-oiu tlio giuis of redoubt ablo Amerlcan niarlnes eloared away. J-lUe -Jn,o.'st,.-ii)'0.dut:tlon?; of Jts. ._.Ii\d. JOHN L. SULLIVAN MARRIES SCHOOLDAYS' SWEETHEART; |.-'pei-|:il 10 TlieTiiiies-liispat'h I ;< Wcatthy te.il est&te holder of Shar lioston, Mass.i Kebruary 7.?lohn U .""? The weddlng took placo nt tho1 Sulllvah, tiie former heavywolght Hartnett InStoxburs*"'xht' S" ' '"'" champlon of tho world. wns to-day nail to-morrow on the ste marriod to_tiio nweethenrt of I1I3 nla ror Kngland. snlilv.i Ivon o from hls flrni wlfe :.ciiooldays, .Ul?s Kntherlno Hnrtn uple wlll hfp Ivt 1 ? "The Girl From the i.'. s. a " tv ? terspersed with mlialc and songB whloh mlght have been better or posslbly \vor.?e. GriVe I'lnc IteeHal. A brllllant and fashlonablo audlence galhered last night ln the .liffeisou Hotel Audltorlinn to onjoy tho very fine song und plano recltal, ln Whlch Mrs, Anne Atkinson Burmelster, liio-iit"t: Mlss Elolso Baylor, soprano, and Kirk Mathews, accompanist, took part. Many of the audlence went from the conccrt to thc Monday german. Thelr presehco ln evenlng nttlre gave the im presslon of a blendlng of color tlnta and pretty facca that was specialty; attractivc. Mrs. Burmelster was gownert ln gray with silver cmbroldory. Mlss Baylor wore blue sattn and pcarls, The former fully sustalned t'ne repu? tatlon sho has won of being a finished artlst In her prpfesslon, her sunerii technlnuc being rriatched by ihe beauty and deilcacy of her toueli and the forco of her Interpretation. Specialty dellghtful numbcrs by iier Included a "Song wlthout Words." from Tschal kow.-ky: Lilezt'S "Sonnette de Pelrarkti NO. 123." und Meridelssohh-lilszt'a "On 1 tho Wings of Song." ; Miss Uaylor sung her way easlly Inioi ti:e hearta of her audlence. ner volce -oarir.tr sweet and fresh und glvlng evldence of tho fincst tralnlng and cul uire. to add to thc naturalness of Ita beauty and tehderneas, lt wa? uifil cult to dlscrimlnatc between what she sang, but pcriiaps Oounod'a waltz from "Romeo and .Tuliette," Cadman's 'Tiom the L-anrl of Sky Blue Water," and a selcctlon from Vcrdi's "Travlata" miglit be. accountcd as thc genis of her varied repcrtolre. Tho aecompa.-.l"t bore a llberal share of the evenlhg'a honors. the perform ers belng upplauded to thc eclio and loaded with flowers. K. B. C. I'elk Mlller. l'olk Mlller. thc wldely known Mr glhla ontcrtainer. who wlll appcar here nn Thursdav evenlng in one of the. i :)d South programa that have made hlm famous throughout the country, is Kimerully able to hold his own agalnst all comora In a play of wlt, but ne met a Waterloo once ln hls iife. and liis Welllngtou. ns fate arranged lt, was one of those very antc-h.-llum darklcs of whom he loves so well to tell. Mr. Mlller made a tiip to a Virglnia town on a matter of buslness. As he nllgh'tcd from the train and wdlked toward the platform, a negro separatod himself from the gang usually hang jner a round auch places. lolled up. and offered to ?tote" the satchel of the "drunimer" to the pofcl. ?fWhar yer grip, sali?" he asked Mr. Mlller. "1 have non|," said the liu inorist. "Hi. aln't >er a drunimer?' iiuorled ihe man. "Sure," rcplled Mr. Mlller. "What is yer selling?" asked the negro. suspielously eying liis prey. "Bralns." said the great Polk Mlller. corgratulatlng himself on accomplish ing another wltti< isnt. "Well. sai drawled hls Intiuisito:-. "you Is de fi man what I see done come to sell something an' nin't got no samplr " SiltllniHii KIkr.i. Another of tlie lecture numbers in tho P.auVliffe concert program t ranged for this city will be glven on Friday, Eebruary 11, at the Academy, when Spillman Rlggs, humorous cn t'er till iier and eharactey deiineator, wlll provldo a pleasant evenlng for a large aueienct. Though there Is enough of hard common sense in the Rlggs talks to make them Instructlve as well nn using, t _a lecturer-poet is essc tiallv an entfcrtainer. and devotcs all his "v.iried accompllsjhments to thls < hief object; liis ready Jlow of plc inresnue languago nnd hla eaee of de? livery would class hlm among thc popular orators of thc day. nnd iu ad? dition, ho is an Imporsonator of great skill and a musician. With tliis vn rlety of eiitertainment sources to draw from, Mr. Jtigga is never at a loss. and the result lius generally oeon an un usually agreeable and rofrcshlng pro? gram." The sale of seats here has nl rcady been large enough to insure a good audlence. J.nildliur rcrmlts, Building p'-rmits wero lssucil yesterday as follows: lt. solonion, to erect a two-story brh-l; ttnomont. two dwillings. on tho north slde o| Cory Streot botwoen Harrlson and Morria Streets, to cost S7.OO0. john II. Anderson, to creel a onp-stor.v frame lenement, two dwelllngs, iilZ-HU ?Williams Street, to cost ?7(W. Harlsliorn Memorlal Colloge, lo orect a two-story brlck laundry at 1C00 West Leisli Street, to eost %?.,(*.?. .Must Flle Grounds of Defense. In tlie case of tho city ot Manchester agalnst I.ouls Francke, pending ln the City Oircuil t'ourt, an order was ontered, on motion of the plalntlff, rcquirlng tho do fendant to tiio thc srounds of defensa wltli in ten days. Motion OVerruled. In llie case of Robert .1. Chrlstian agaiit.ii .lacoli Kbel's executors, motion was made yesterday to set asidc the verdlct rondorod some tlmo slnce in tho City Clrcult Couit. Judgo Scott aftor hearing argument ovar ruled tha motlon and onter.nl judsment ior tlic amount ot tho vordlct, 5100. CIIARGES AGAINST onrtCKUS. Four Substltute Follcemen Tnilirted for Al Icscd llniiselirriiliiii);. Nbrfok, Va.. Kebruary T.?Dtputy Sliorift Iluybart, ?f Norfolk count;-, to-day sworo mii a warrant for nlleged housubrcakln; REDUCE YOUR Grocery Bill By Paying Cash at Our 2 Stores. 1-lb. pk_. New Bonelcss Codtisli .. 6c Scotcli Herrings, per box.ISc 12 barsSwift's Snap Soap for.25c \'a. Pride Coffee, per lb..15c Etgin Buttc'r, per pound.33c California Evaporated Peixches_8c Gooil Mixed Tea.25c Large California Prunes. 4 lbs. for. .25c 7 lbs. New Va. Buckwheat for_25c Large Fat Mackerel, 6 fqr..25c New Hominy and Grits, 2 lbs. for. .5c Good Lard, per pound.11c Large Irisli Potatoes, 20c peck; or, per bushel.75c Good Salt Pork, per pound-..12c New Labrador Herrings, per dozen. 12c Wholc Grain Rtcc, per pound.6c Cedar Buckcts.15c Swcet IHorida Orangos, per dozen. 10c. 12c and .15c Baker'o Cocoaund Chpcolate, cakc.lOc Best Cream Cheese, pCr pound.... 18c Duffy Malt Whiskey .'.,,...85c s. ULLMAN'S l9 l'WG-STOUES-TWO 1820-22 E. Main,_ 506 E. MarahoII. ^^'lNio t>tore??Phones %% Eacbr r.K-imKr stiiiitiiuio Pollcemeti .;?.!..? .. I'hclpi, itnnv C. Mall, i? ... IVIIIiami and )'. C. iiiiiiii. of thi 1'orl smo ith Poll. ?? De. partmcnt, Mayor Hecd wlll Inveatlgato lo. morrow, Tho warrant _harg. il ? braaklng Into and .nterlngr, wlthotii warrant, ot Huy i"H and Dunkftn'a itorebdua. Sunday, and thi taklng ot tv.-o Jui., valued m $1. portn motitli i.-.iiiiirfl uiso eomplaln.d to Mayoi Reed agalnst Uir defandants, maklng nii._ <(! gnmbllng inids 011 their boata in re'flei it..n upon their Integrlty. "CAK-G-CUTTIXO" HOW I'ATAI,. PencemaUer rtecelvea Serious Injurlea ns rteaul. of Cuttlng .vrrray. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspateli.l Tazowell, Va., February ?.-?Malachl Caudflle, a wen-known Cltizen of the Thompson Valley nclghborhood, Is dy ing at hls home to-nlghl da tho result of a cuttlng affray late Saturday nl_;Iit. ln whlch Cattdiil- was stabbcd t.wlcc In the neck and hla wrlr.i nearly cut off. and the doctor.. bclleve In addltlon that ho received a blow lu the hoad, whlch caused a partlal paralysis. Caudille Is sald to have received thu wounds at thc hands of AVI11 Asbury, who was one of tho .itivited guests at the home of Qeorge Asbury, where a "cake cuttlng" was lu progress, It Is alloged that a flght was p endlng betwoetl Wlll Asbury and another of the guests present. when Caudille In tervencd to prevent the row, nnd was Immodlately set upon by Asbury wlth the resulta mentlonod. Asbury ha. fo far eluded thc ofllcei-3. A shcriffs posso has been hot on hls trall to-day, hut at a late hour to nlght the fugitlve had not beon cap tured. _. fatuieos Aiin THi?i-:ATi-Xi-:n. Tobacco Grow'erM Aro Wnrncd i<> Pnul Crop ln Dry Prlzerlc*. [Speclal to The Tlmes-DIspatch.] Danvllle. Va.. February 7.?The far? mers ln thc l.uffin. N". ('., nefghbor hood. about fjfteen mlle. soutli of here, are in a state of excltcment ns tho result of the postlng of clrcular.. and thc rccelpt by a number of farmers of postcards thrcatenlng deeds of vlolonco slmllar to the outrages of tho night rlders In Kentucky, unlOFS they pool tholr tobacco In tlie dry prlzerles and stop tho praetlce of dlsposlng of thc prodtict at auction on the ware houso f'.oors. T(? OltfiAM/.i: STATE U.VION. I'our Hundred Farmera Expected lu Allen.I Meeting lo l.yuchburg. [Speclal toThe TImea-DIspateh.] Lynchburg, Va.. I-Ybiuary 7.?Tlu executlve commIftee? of county unlon. of the Farmers' Educatlonal and C'o operatlvo Unlon were in a jolnt secret session here to-night, the meeting be in_r prellmlnary to another to-morrow for the purposo of the organlzatlon of a State unlon. Nearly 200 farmers ar< ln the clty to-nlght," and thc numbei wlll be iloubled to-morrow. Thi growth of the unlon In the past sl: months has been marveioua. _Vo i Iiiuiro ln Smallpox Sltunllou. [Special to The Tlmea-Dlapatch.] Lynchburg. Va., February 7.?There is no change to-night in thc smallpox sit nation, and the ten patients in tlie hospitals are dolnjj splcndldl.v. Woiindcd A'egro Uylng. I Special to Thc Time;.-Dispatch. | Lynchburg, Va.. Fobruary 7.?Gcorgo Myers, iho Clrattanooga negro who was shot licrc yesterday by another negro, ls di'Ing and cannot aurvlve tho | night. Wlllhnii Hhirs a Sulcide. [Special to The Timcs-Dispatch.] .Voodstock, Vu., February 7.?Wil? liam Hlnes, a resident of Mt. Jackson. commltted sulcide thero thla miornlng by jumping from a brldge of the South? ern Railway, He wa_ thlrty-tlve years old. COLD NIGHT l.\ XOR_.OI.-_. Uulir ruldril Nurthcil.ter Sprlngs L'p, C'au.-1 Ing Conslderablo SufTeriiig. [Speclal to Tha Tlmes-DIspatch.] Norfolk. Va.. February 7.?Last night was next to the coldest of tho eulire wlnter In Norfolk. A cold wave, evading any report or Its advont tlirough tho Woather Bureau. caught tlio people unawares, causlng con flderabla suffering. It began yesterday morning wltli sleet that qulckly turned to .now. but a sharp northeuet. r nprang up, and the snow was seui scurrytng iu every dlreotlon, IltUe renialning ou tho etre.is to-day. Thc lowesi pohu rcached by tho tliermometor waa iliirteea degraca lihorlly before day thls morning. liOIU-UN CASK POS'lT'ONKll. Actlon Taken on Accouiit <>f Uenth of Mother of Wltness for State. Norfolk. Va.. February 7.?Tho deatli o-.' the mother of Thomas IT. llare. expert ae> countant, wltness for tho State ln the prose cmlon agnlnst President Torry B. Gordoii. of thr failed Trttders' and ITruckers* Bank of Norfolk, rpsulted in a conttnuanco to-day of tlio relndictme.nl proccedlngs agalnst Gorden untll February 0. Trial of thu Oor don case upon its nv.rits is still set tor Feb? ruary II). SUIT AGAINST (.OVI_l.XMi.N_. Actlon Brought by Army and Nnvy l'ro rlslon Coutnii-tor. Nortolk. Va.. February 7.?.Iohn B. Klra berly, postniastnr nt Fortresa Monroe, antl ' a large army and navy provlaion contraotor thero, to-day llled suii hare against tho gov ernmont, olalmlng $l,.;:_>.-!> tor allagod fallure by tho Mnriuo .Iospital Sorvlco to elther re- i turn or pay an ngraotl eliartcr prlco for hla gasolene launch "Jack." loased for uso in c.onneetlon wlth the Cape rharles i.uarautiuo servlce. FAH-i-i) to get \i-vi;mi:i). Couplo Could Not tiet Llceuse on Aecount nf Vuulh of (iro.iiii. ' [Speclal io The Timfla-Olapatch.] Baltlmore. Md., February 7.?Miss Sainh i>. crlttonden und Jolin .1. Payne, Jr., ljoth Of Catletts, Vn? vlsited r.oekvllle, Md., to get marrled, but becauao tho young man waa not iwenty-onn iho marrlage llcense clerk refused to issuo tho lloenso. Mr. Payne bad tho wrltten conaont of hls father, but tho law roqulrcH tho wrltton eonsout of both parents of mlnora. Tho young folka had lo return to their homea wlthout bolng mar. ' rled. x. Wlustou Jouranl l'rlutcrs Strlke, ISpecial to Tho Tiines-VMspatc'ii.] AViiu-ton-Snleiti, N, ?'., l-'obruary 7.? Owlng to a dl-agrcciiienl. tho unlon liicu of tho AVinston-Salom Journal,' thc inprnlpg uawi.papet, walked out to-nlght at Y o'clock. This is thu only shop that wlll bo affec.tod. Thc paper camo out to-day ?as usual. ?^?...? ? ? ? ? ? _V, <fc XV. .SuKcra l*osa by Fire, [Spociul to Tho Tlmes-DIspatch.! t'Vont Royal, Va., February Y.?At an early hour thls uiorning llrc de. stroyed thc Norfolk und Western Rail? way lower and warcrooni ut ltlv.rton, Va., noar hore. The llro orlglnatoo ir..iii au overlieatcd idove. and owln? to iack ot water, it could not bt> rii.rkcd. Thc Ipsa i? several lliousaiKt dullurri. jiicludiug a iiaw system of !n teiiocklnB' swltches, whlch...waa ro <.entl;?-plM .M*.6W.vli!?r' -i , Why not live on the seashorc this winter at Coronado or Santa Barbara? There January is June. The salt air will build you anew. On thc way is the rainbow-hucd Grand Canyon of Arizona. A Pullman takes you to the rim of this titan of chasms. Two to five days' time, $6.50 railroatl f are, a rcasonable hotcl bill at El To var (managc incnt of Fred Harvcy) andrt few dollars for rim and trail trips?that's M all the extra M expense. The California Limited runs daily between Chicago-Kansas | City and Los Angeles-San Dicgo-San j Francisco. Oniy Southern California train, via any line, exclusivelyforfirst claos travel. All others carry tourist slecpcrs and second-class passengers. Fred Harvey meals are another distinction. Aslc tne fnr llhistrated bookie.ts?"California Lim? ited," "Titan ol Cliasms," and "lil Tovar." C. C. Dill.ird, General Eastcrn Agent, "^ A.T.ScS.F.Ry, System, 377 Broadway, New York. Lil/*?i^P WSli NEWS NOTES / OF VIRGINIA Charlotteavllle.?Dr. Folix Adlor, a profossor al Columbia University, but more widely known tliroughotit tho country as presldent of the American Soclety for Ethlcal Culture. wlll be the ' hlef speaker at this unlversity's cole bration, February 22, of Washington'.'; blrthday. The publie celobratlon com? mlttee has not yet perfcctcd nrranKe ments, but tho reputatlon of l>r. Adler ni an orator Insures a large audlence !??:? tiie occaslon. Judge 1'arker. oi Esopus, was the orator on ihe same date of last year. llarrlsonburg.?Mr. and Mrs. Gcori E. Slpe left yesterday morninp: for a brief vlslt to relatlves ln Phlladelphla, after which they, in company with their daughters, Mlsse_ ICnid aml Itoba, will sall from New York for tlie lioly Land; where they will spond severai months. a third daughter, Mlss Mary Doraey Slpe, accompanled by Mlss b cllo Rosenberger, will sall ln May f Bavarla, where she wlll Join her pa? rents. Tho party wlll vlslt thc passion play, which wlll be presented at Obe runimerguii. Bavarla. Thls famous play ls presented at that place every ten years, and persons go from. all oarts of the world to wltness Its prcsenta tlon. Urbanna.?R. C. Sears, of Pampa. ploucostor county, claims the prize for eggs during January. Ile has only thirty-t'.ve laytng hens in his yard, and up to Saturday niuht, January 29, from these he has sold $12.30 worth of eggs. Hls neighbbrs wohder at hls marvelous show|ng, for none ot them came anywhere near thelr competltor. though having many more fowl. and most of them could have taken their vggu to tlie store in their pockels, or ;i quart bucket, whlle Mr. Sears had a two and a half gallon hiu*k_t full of his produce caelt week. Blacksburg.?Representaii\> farmers front over the State. who atleitded tho "farmers' short course" at tho State Agrleultural College. here. have re? turned to thelr homes highly pleased wllh thelr experlenco and the treat? ment aecorded them; nlso. lilled with thi> pewest and best ideas lu modern and protltable farmlpg, dairylng ancl frult growlng, presented to them lu such practlcal ways that they wlll he enabled to make large uso of them in tho future. Frederlcksburg.?George Green, of thls city, lost tlireo iltigeis as thu result of an accldent at Steven's saw mlll. lu Staftqrd county, on Frlday. Green acts as cook for the employes at tha mill. and waa r.ngaged ln saw ius lltewood on Frlday. when the saw lumpod from Its posUton and tore tho (Ingei'S of liis left hand iu a frightftll manner. The injured man was brought to tliis city Cor treatment by Dr. S. r.. S.-utt. who amputateil ihe three fingera that were. most badly lacorated. Norfolk?While ln a tlellrlum as the result of tho ravaues of pneumonla, E. Phelps, of thls city, jumped from a second story wlrulow of Ilospltal St. Vincunt de Paul yesterday mornltiK and dled a few hours afterwards. Sev? erai patlents witnesaed tho accldent, but were too late to prevont tho itnfor tunuto occurronce, Tho accldent ocrur red at 3 o'clock. and Mr. Phelps. who was badly erusliod by tlie tall. llngereil until i o'clock yesterday afternoon, when tleatlt re.su Ited. Portsmouth.?At s. meeting oi" ihe City School Board H. S. Marshall, C. XV. YVhlteluirst and Ji XV. Bootll woro naineil as a committee lo draft sultablo resolutlons to bo presented to tho City Councll nt Its meeting Tuesdav night. asking that Uio elty secure "a. bond Issuo durlng llio nresent sesslon ot the _____at___ for tho contructloh Of new "Let ivjiller Pay the Express." j] My Rare, Fruiiy, Pure Wines, Whiskeys and Brandies Are thc kind upon which al! tastcs ugree. Tlie oiiality is vpuchsafed for by my thinv-mmcii yeara of sticccssful continuqus experience. We lill your order with the satim caje tliat thc pliarinacist exorcises iu lilling your doctor's prescription. Wheiever good di&tillates aro made we go after ours. Mail orders are a specialty. Write for complete price list. Frank Miller Importer of Choice Wlncs, Wliiaktcs, Bran? dies antl Gonlials^ 1204 East Main Street. IMioue Monroo Ll'>. ????MMW* V. I ? 1H~?~ !"?"??. school bulldlngs. It v.il Ihe asked th tho -88U0 bc for the sum of $U.".._.0. Martinsville.?Deputy Collector II Dawson sold ahout U.'.O gallons of coi liquor at thc post-ofllco here oi\ Fr day. Mcpinr in small packagesbroug aa hlgh as $2.25 a gallon, wlillo th ln barrela brought about Jl .70 ui over a gallon. Tho prlce was sald havo heen tlie hlghost ever recetvc__ a government tax sale here. . .,S,lft..,lcV,'.Ki-:- E..Dawsoni a desert. from tho I nlled States marlnea. wall ed lnto pollce hoadquartera last evei ng about 8 o'clock and asked to locked ap. Dawson stated that ho lu ti'en away from tho servlce for aboi two months, but that ho wanted to ?? i.ick and faco tho charge like a ma ii>- wiil ho returned to thc barracl ii.s soon as the Mayor recelves lnstrti. tlons from Washlngton. <JAVE LlQUOlt TO MtNOKS. Trnvellng Man ITncil aml Srntcmeil ltomls for 'I'hlrly Ihij*. Norfolk. Vu.. F.ii.ruary 7.?J. S. Mo?r>-, travellhg inan from Ltostuu and St. Johi N. 1',.. waa hy Judgo Hanckel to-day bc. tenced to thlrty <lay_ in Jall, tin. d 5100 a: requlred to give a s:.0_ bond for one yea when arraigncd on appeal upon tho char of glving lictuor to minors in lils apartc, here. Moore, at onco bogan upon Ui_ tence. The Valentine Musenm ELEVENTH AND CLAY STREETS. Open dally from 10 A. M. to 5 P. M. Admi_s!a| 25c Fre. r. n Suturditv The Confederate Museuml TWELFTH AND CLAY STREET.. OPEN 9 A. M. TO 5 P. M. ADMISSION, :5c FATUKDAY FREK 9 for 15c The Sensation! Blue Moose Long Filler Hand-Made Cigars COUGHS? Are annoyli.it to yourself and others. They are hnrmful. produclng intenso iiriiiitioa of the parts uffected. Bron? chial discascs ure fre-iucutly the result of ncrilccted o-uitlt. (Cherry Bark) COUGH SYRUP Is .uoilmm and hcallnfi. All.ys irrita tlon, clcars thc voice. Doe.nocn_u.se atc. One dosc rclicvcs?one bottle cures. Wo gunrantec It. Thrco slzcs? 25c, 50c and $1.00. POLK MILLER DRUG CO.. 8_? Eist Main. 9uiu_.EmEnW._ Wednesday, February 9t AVILL BE Washington Memorial Terap Olc ITIKI.KHICKSHUKG, VA., COXDUCTED BV THE l-ASTKR.V STAR CHAPTER of that place, ussi.ted by the chapt. of thia city. ACADEMY ?-=?-.? TWO OLD <.ON_T.D_._..U'I-_ A.VT> POLK MILLER'S OLD SOUTH QUARTETT Prluea, _.% ccuu tu ?i.ou. BIJOU?THIS WEE HARRY SCOTT CO.'S MUSICAL DRAMAT1C NOVELTY, "THE GIRL FROM U. S. With (hc Ongw-jtl "Cuiuly Kit.," RAY RAYMOND A.s "Dicl; Weston," ihe tloy from V. 6 Next -VVccU.-V>.'i'i.c aml Atl.uir. "Afrlctt.." '