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Personal. Dlt. AND MRS. KKNT, Mlss Kllsc Mllos, Elcanor K'.nt, cvf the Unlverslty of Virginia, and Mlss Mary fStuart C'Oclto, of rtoanokf, who nallorj on tho ateninshlp Cretlc from Iloston Jnnuary 2'J to spend several monlliB abroad, touched at Glbrnltar yesterday nnd will reach Naplos the hist of tho week, whero thoy will rc nialn somo tlme. Dr. Koilt nnd Iils party Will Rpend several months ln Itome nnd Southern Italy und will attend tho wonderful rciigloun pageant, the "i'im t.lon Plny," given by thc pcaxants nt Obcrnrnmergiiu. Later they will travel In Northern Kuropo nnd the Brltlsh Ihles hefore rcturning tt, Virginia somo timo ln September. llcceptlon YcMer?ln.v Afternoon, Mrs. J. Taylor Ellyson, wifo of Ihe I.leutenanl-Governor, wns hostess of a very attractlve nftcrnoon recoption ln her homo, 10 East Franklln Street. liccoratlons throughout the parlors wpro In pink flowcrs wlth a chnrmins nrrungement of pink earnatlons nnd rose-Bhaded llghtn on thc mantel, and n. cluster of pink blossoms ornamentcd tiie tea table, which was prolded over by Mrs. Willlam Henry White. In tiie recclvlnpr llno with Mrs. El? lyson, who wore d handsome gown of black lace, trlmmed ln Jet, were: Mr-. "Willlam HodgcH Mann, who wore nn OXfjulsito gown of cream moirc, trlm? med ln fur and real lace, cmbroidered ln seed pearls, nnd carried a boit'iuet of English violets; Mrs. Rlchard Eve lyn Byrd, of Wlnchester, in an im? ported gown of Jet built over chlffou. wlth a corsagc bouquet of orchlds, aud Mrs. Willlam Wilson Sale, of Norfolk, ln a black satln grown, hand-cmbroid? ered and trlmntcil iu prince.^s lace. Shc carried u bouquet of g&rdenlas. Others uahlsllng Mrs. Ellyson in do? ing tlio honors of the tfccasloh were: Mcsdames Andrew Jackson Gray. .Ir.; Charles It. Guy. Frank T. Crump. ,lohn T:. Fowlcr, Thomas Cary Johnson, Clarcnco Williams, Virginia C. nianken clilp, Mlss Ellzaboth Hotehkiss, Mlss Mary Osborne Templeton, of Waynes boro. and Mlss: Baughman. Guests of t'r.e afternoon lnrluded all tho wlves nnd daughters of the Scnate nnd Hou.e of Pclegatcs. Tnlenllnc l'orly. Hamilton and I.oti Scherer were hosts at a pretty St; Valenllne's part> on Monday afternoon from 4:30 to d"'Q o'clock, at their home, .717 Grovo Ave? nue. The chlldren were kept busy dec "ratini. heart-sliaped valentlncs, the lirst pri-e for which was won by Mlss virginia Cox. and thc consolation by llltle Mtart Dorothy Taylor. The table was an effectlve mass of pink carna Uons, pink tulle and fmllax. Ftefreih mentfl were served and pretty valcn tinc favors given each s-u.-^t. Among ibose present wcrc Misses Virginia long. virginia Drew. Carollne Sclater, Martha S.-al. Marion Lecky, Ilelen I'er due. Virginia and Mary Cox, Mirgaret Bnd Clara Nelson. Madallne Betts, Ar '. :?] .-'..:; i.elsoii, Dorothy Taylor. Nan nle Campbell, Frances McFaden, Kath erlne Miller, PhlUppa nnd Janet Hoff mati Elirabeth Wilson and f'arollne Lewls: Mcssrs. Ashby Mlller, Alfred ne*. Frank McFad tuart Gord in, Allan !-l- >n, Tom Martln. Kunuen, Paul Per , llrookc WllUam.s. pretil Blenner, Ed ivarcl Enrlght. ^ack Hchercr, Clyde Jenklns, l,t en. Gllbert nnd Edwar Tim Betts, <luc, llenrv St: lirvce Williams rn; What Kind of Coffee Is This ? Why, it's a smooth, rich, high-grade Coffee of "fine flavor, delicious aroma and perfect freshness. Its price? Very.mod? erate, indeed?half what it-should be. Ask your grocer. It's sold everywhere. THE REILY-TAYLOR CO., NEW ORLEANS, U. S. A. "Pianola Piano" Is not a general name for all Player A Player-Piano may be either a musical instrument or a machine?according to how it is played. The Pianola-Piano alone has the Metrostyle and the Themodist. The Pianola alone of all Player-Pianos offers any help to the performer in the use of expression. It is the greatest seller made. It is praised by all the mas? ter musicians, by the people in general, by the kings of the old world. So when you w%nt a piano player, get the Pianola (the Pianola can be attached ty> any Piano). When you want a play er-piano, get the Pianola-Piano (it is built inside of upright and grand piancs). PRICE $450 UP V Also, we sell the Steinway and Hardman Pianos, as well as many other makes. Write for catalogue. Co. 103 East Broad Street, Richmond, Va. Oldest Music House in Virginia and North Carolina. mmnmrmmmmmmssi &Q ?** 0 OW* <t^Wvt? * --SXMXX^-O <?4>^^***><?->*>?***$*t*4>^<><>$$*-?*fr<Ml Brlng your old Plumes and liave a Handsome WiUow Plumo made. We are tlie origlnal Wlllow Plume rabullders.' at a very moderate prlco. ' No matter how bad your Feathers aro-, brlng them to us, Our CleiiniUB. Dyoln_ and Curllns onrinot be excellod. Out-of-town ti*ado a-specialty. Feathers retall od at ;}vhglesalo prlcee. 211 EAST BROAD STREET (Second floor) #v^^?v??-? ??**???<? *???*????????????*>?? ??????>??????????*??? SO PROUD OF IMPROVEMENT Lady Living Near Memphis Im proved So, Fromthe Use of Cardui, That it Made Her Husband Proud. Memphis, Tenn.?MrW. Emma D. Looney, whoae address is R. F, D. No. 1, Box 87 A, Memphis, Tenn., writcs: "I hardly know how to express my gratitudc for the advice you gave mc. 1 had Btiffefed untoltl misery for nearly cight (8) years, but since taking Cardui 1 can truthfully say tliat l suffer but littlc j pain and am able to stay out of bed. "Since taking Cardui I have not missed a meal and ani much strongcr. Many \ thanks to you for your advice and for your wonderftil medicinc Cardui. I wish I had begun using it long .ago. Mr. Looneyisso proud of my improvement." Be sure that Cardui will bring you strcngth, if you will use it regularly, for a reasonable length of time, as a tonic i should bc used-. You can depend on Cardui, because everybody who has tried it is enthusiastic j in its praise. Cardui is advertised by its loving friends. ft has stood thc tcst of. time, which few of thc modern, half-tcstcd remedicx, have done. How many of thc medicines for human il!>-, in use half a ccntury ago, arc stili in cornrhpn US42 for thc same troubles? Very, very few?but of thal few, Car :lui i.-, one. a very important one, because, of them all, ii is thc most popular, as judged by the demand and sale. Ask your druggisl. S&unders, .loc Crlghton, Armste fcfeindle and "vvui Shelton. Lenvri for i..? i.<l> i,.. r _. Mr.-. A. VI*. MartciiBtrln, of 0)2 Miller ! Avcnue, Barton HelghtH, wlll leavo to- ' day for I-.ynchl-.ur;"- to attend th.* Grlmcs-.Smoot ? mairlar"-<\ which takos plaec ln that clty on Thursday, Feb- , Aiary 21. fonceriilnfr Ml*? Tabb. > MIsb Nelllo Tabb has been among! tlie moijt feted vlsltors ln New Orlesuij I during the carnlval. and haa becu I amoni,' tlie guests at any number of I Charmlng affalr.". Slie Tylll return to i hor home in Baltimore next Thursday. j Mlss Tabb iviin present at two very j attractlve cmcrialnmcnts last week. Mr. and Mr?. Corncllus Rathbornc ? md Mrs. Waltcr Harvey entertained j I'rlilay ovenlng at card? and later at j supper for their Hlsier, Mlss Luclle Wlnship, re-4-ivlng at tho former's home, near Gretna. The guests went over In tallyhos. Lovely little silver picture fraine.-i and tapestry a?h trays were given a.-. prizes at tlie dlfferent tables. The ta ble for supper was c-xnulsite with yel? low daltpdils and hyaclnths orranged with fern. l.ater In the evening there waa dancing-. Monday Major Hunt gave a I.realc fast at the St. Charles Hotel, hls guests includlnif Mr. and Mrs. Ashton Hay ivard, Mlss Sprague, Miss Nellle Tab!,, Mli... Margtlerlt* RlmpBon, Mlss I'ollv Gordon, CllftfJes Thorno nnd T. ),. Alrr.y, Of lulrrrni Hcrr. Admiral and Mrs. w. S. CoWlCB were lho guests of honor at a dlnner glvotl ? im ;"rn'cr a?v_ritor Magonn nt the Aiibi Club. ln Washington, i-'rlduv evening. Thc addltlonal guests were Senator a,?| Mrs, Boot, Jtlstlco iTTid .VIis. Brown. Mr, and Mrs. Thomas Nel? son I age, Mr, and Mrs. Mcrbcrt Wnrd, or Pans; Mr. and Mra. CornclltiH Van? derbilt, of Now York; Mrs. Nlcholiis Longtvortli, Mr. and Mrs.'Klrk-Porter, Mr. and Mrs. Arehlbald llopkliiP. Dr. and Mr*. Balph Jenklns, senator War rcn, and Mlss IfiabelJa I? Hagner. Vnlriitlnp MoIIiitm' 4 1,,,, to Biilcrtalii, Tho Valentlnc Mothers' Club Wll] be liostosn of a charming Colonial tea al the John Marshall house, corner of Nlnth aiul Marshall Streets, on tho af? ternoon of February 2'.', from -l to ? o'clock. All members ot mothers' clubs are cordlally lnvited lo bo pres? ent. A very attractlve tniislcal pro? gram Iuih been arranged and a number of young girls in Colonial costumes will serve the guests. fd Ileliirn From f.'lilan. }'_ Colonel und Mrr. George Barnctt, 1^ wlio have been In Chinu for tli_ lu.st d two year;., will arrive ln baltlmore ln 1 April'and wi'J occupy their house, 90!, (t North Charles Streot, untll they open fi for the pummt'r "Wakeflcld Manor," t their country place in Virginia. j I Mrs. Barnctt ls most pleasaruly re- ! mehlbered here as Mlss Lella Montague. t and as Mra. Basll Gordon before ber. ti marrlago several years ago to Colonel i Harnctt. who has been ln the dlplo. i niatlc servlce of the Unlted states r. In thc Kast for aomo time. c .>IInm Iilildlck AtlenilM Luncheon. 11 Thursday afternoon Mlss . Leona ? Dlckson. of New Orleans, cntertalncd j at luncheon for Mlss Alice Jutige. of s St. Louls, thc guest of Mlss Fdwina , Lynd. The table was brlght with [ - quantltles of pink carnatlona and I fernx. and the servlce was also rar- | rled out in rose color. The little place ' carda were heart-shaped valnntlnea In pink. The gucsta wero Miss Judge, Misses Olive Man.son, Hallelte Barrow, Bcatrlx Kennedy, Julta Grace, Imogcn Vtlddlck. of Rlchmond: Ellvar Dick*on, Edwina Lynd and Rcbecca McCut eheon. VlnllInK In Trenlon. Miss page Aylett Royall. who has been vlsltlng ln Charleston. S. C. wlth Mrs. Barker Gummerc, has returned with Mrs. Gummerc to her home in Trenlon. N. 3. Mlss Royall will be In Trenton for a month. and will then vlslt frlends ln Philadelphla, New York anj Baltlmore, before returnlng home. HIxh Hamilton'" IIoubc Fart>. Mlss Sarah Hamilton. of Petersburg. will entertaln at a house party which will begln tho latter part of thi- week Her guests will Include a number of Rlchmond and Norfolk people. Those from Norfolk Will be Miss Mary Urqu- , hart Brooke. Mlss Diana Vvalke, Rob? ert K. Lee Taylor and C. Wilcy Grandy, Jr. Mercer?ficnlrj-. i Sir and Mrs. r.corgc Lamartine Yea-| gcr have Issued invitations for the marrlage of their niece. Miss Mary j I.lllan Gentry, to .Tarac, Herbert Mer- . cer, thc ceremony to take placc Satur? day morning, February 26. at 11 o'clock. at 110 North Elghth Strcc., j IUchmond. fu nnd Out of Town. Mlss Ell-abeth Kent. Klng has left for South Carolina, where she will re- j maln for a month. , Ml?s Anne Rtribling. of Berryville. \ Va*.. Is vlsltlng Miss Gertrude Taylor. C North Fifth Street. Mr and Mrs. Thomas Finckney Bryan. Miss Berta Hamilton and .Tona thnn Bryan. who have been travellng ln Eouth America and Cuba, wtll reach Richmond to-day. Mlss Jessie McKenney has returned to Washington, after a vlslt to friends iu Rlchmond. ,T. Haskina Hobson. of "Mt. Alry." Powhatan county. spent yesterday ln Itlchmond on buslness. Mrs. Colin Stokes, of Farnwille, Is the guest of her brother In this city for some tlme. Harry- Mann spent the weok-end wlth frlends in Norfolk. Vn. Mrs. L. A. Dashiell is the sruest of her son at thc Unlverslty of Virginia. Miss- Mary K. Manning and Mlss Nan cv Itoberson ai;e spendlng- a month ln Cuba. Mrs. Alice Palmer Is the guest of Mrs. C. C. Taliaferro in Roanoke. Miss Mary Harmon has returned to her home at the Unlverslty of Virginia after an extended vlslt to Richmond and Norfolk. Stuart Loake, of thls clty, spent the week-end as the guest of frlends in Suffolk. Lanca?ter?Marklium. < [Speclal to The Times-Dispatch.] Spotsylvania, Va.. February 15.?Mr. and Mrs. Loyd G. Markham, of North Carollna, have Issued cards and made announcement of the marrlago of their daughter, Anne West, to Willlam P. Laneaste-r, of Spotsylvania county. The marrlago will take placc at the homo of thc brlde's parents on March lfFncxt, after which Mr. and Mrs. Lancaster will resldc in West Virginia. finlnlns-?ltu!??. [Special to Tho Times-Dispatch.] Wadesboro, N. C. February 15.?The residence of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Boylin was tho scene of a very pretty home wedding this afternoon at 5 o'clock, when Mlss Ellzabeth Ross, niece of Mr. and Mrs. Boylin, and J. 1*. Gatnlngs were married. Rev. J. H. West, of tho Methodlst Church, offlclated. They will realde on Green Street, llniiks?KcIInm. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Pungoteague, \'a.. February 15.? James Banks, .of Florida, and Mlss Mamio Kellarn, of Pungoteaguo, wero umriied at the Methodlst pdrsonago of thls placc yesterday by Rev, W. L Murpliy, pastor of the , Methodlst Church. MAN" F.U.LS 1 _tOM TRAIN. Is Horrlbly Crusbcd and MnuKted nnd Injuries Nny Prove Fntnl. [Speclal toThe Tlmes-Dispatch.1 Franklin, Va? February 15.?wil? llam M. Brancn, a young man of thls | Place, was horrlbly crushed and man-i gjed thls afternoon by tho 4:30 Sea-j board mail train. Mr. Branch entered the traln wlth a young woman and came out of the car after the traln had started off, when he jumped from tho steps. For some unknown reason ho held on to the . ralllng, nnd was swung under the platforin. His right i leg wns run over Just ubovo tho knoa,' and hls left leg wus caught botwecn. tho two cars nnd broken ln two pIucob. i Ho was pullcd from under the traln; just before tho last truck rouohod hlm. Ilo wan io.miedli4e.ly carried to hls home. Tho iittonding physicians, Drs . lt, 11. Cobb, 10, A. Dobordenavo and A, P. Cutchins, ampututed tho rlght leg and set-the left. Thoy.cunnot tell wUctlier Uie man will rccover or not. | ;OUIT DECISIOH FlVOflS MGTilER Ben R. Tillnian, Jr., Is Given Custody of Her Children. AKEN FROM THE SENATOR ict by Which They Were Given IJiiii Declared Un constitutional. Columbla, K. <"*.. Fobruary IC.?Gran i_ the mother'!* plen for the _u*todyJ f li^-r two llttlo children, thc Suproiii" ourt of South Carolina to-day handed own u declslon in favor of Mrs. ]j. R; Illman, Jr., who sought to recovcr her ivo llttlo glrls, Douschka PlckenB Tlll - ??un and Surah Stark Tlllmnn. from lie possession of Senator and Mrs. Ii. :. Tlllman. The declslon ls based on the ground hat tho deed of transfer by B. R. Tlll ian, .ir., was lnvalid-, as appllod to the lother, tlio act undcr which it was iade being In violatlon of tlie Statc nd United States Constitution.". The ourt, thorefore, granted the appllca lon for l.abeas corpus. As soon as the cciMon was unnounced attorneys for oung Mrs. Tlllman took steps toward ecurlng tho children. Mrs. B. R. Tlll ian, Jr., would make no statement Is Not Alike "Farm-bottled" Milk U different. It is pure, clean and wliolesome. From the c.ow to the con sumer only the most ap? proved methods aro em ployed, and every precau tlon Is taken to Insure and maintain without variation the lilghest posslble qual? ity. Wc can make afternoon deliveries. Miniborya Farm 223 East Main. - ?*,. r-V COLDS Are depressing, palnful and annoyinft. llu not ncsjlcct a cold. Treat it at oncu and ward off serious compllcations that will assurcdiy follow ncglect. GRIPPE PILLS Act nulckly. They redUce ferer, relieve all nchinii pains, do not depress tha heart. They arc the ilrcatcst of all specifics lor colds. Fully guaranteed Price, 25c per box?mallablc POLK MILLER DRUG CO., 811 East Main Strcet. S U LP H U R Itancoek'M Sulpliur- Romedira, LIQUID _&_?;??_?. For -CZl'.uv, Itch, Klngworni and all skin allments. OINTMENT gR_KifeSS A niaslc wonder for Hemorrholds, Plles, Sores, Swelllngn, Inflaniea or Chafed parts. use it. i??r ?*j^*jv drusgists. wrlto us for Bookiot on _se_ of ijuipliur. Manutactured by HANCOCK LIQUID StlLPHUR C0? Baltimore, Md. THE NEW VISIBLE MODELS OF THE Remington Typewriter FIRST IN QUALITY because of our experience and resource, and FIRST IN SALES because of the buyer's experience and satisfaction The sa/e of ffiese new Remington Mode/s has surpassed all records since the invention of lhe writing machine. Remington Typewriter Company -..^ (Incorporated) 706 East Main Street and Bljuilarly In the fo 'ncut ro thc'Constltutli other than, "I am glad." Scorcs of women calle,i during tho day to con gratulato Mrs. Tlllman. TeJcgrams of ongratulatlon pourcd in. The court's opinion ba.es thc decl? slon- on the unconstltutionallty of tho law- pcrmltting a father to transfer bls children wlthout thc mother's eon? sent. If the statute ls to be construed aa giving tho father arbitrary power to deed av.'Oy the custody of hls chll- , rtren, the court says, thc law Is an In- | frlngement of the rights and prlvj leges nssured in tlie Stute Constitution ilarly In the fou'rteenth amond lon of tho United States. The opinion says; "It serins perfeft ly clear that the General Assembly cannot empowcr thc father, at hls own i-.-lll. to deprlve thc mother and their ch'.liiton <>f the legnl rlghts so long establlshtd as ek-inents of personal liberty." Therefore the court holds the deed of transfer does not affect the rlghts r.f the mother and children. The court furthr.r coneludes that the father, B. K. Tlllman. Jr.. con have no clalm to tlio custody of the children. and there ti/r.* the ^uit r.arrowa down to a con troversy between Mrs. B. n. Tlllman. Ir.. anil Senator and 'Mrs. B. R. Tlll? man, who wero given the custody of tlie cnll.lree hy the deed executcd by B K. Tilli-i.-i.*', Jr. Motlicr Flltnl lo fnre. The court eor:ciudes tliat tho chil? dren should be in tho custody of thclr mother, who, it ls held, ls better litted than the grand parents, under the clr lumstances, to care for the two little ilrls. Tn IO1-'.", I.ucy niiftat. tranddaughter a Governor T*. tv. Plehena war Oov :tTor Of South Carolina. mid daughter if Mra. Lu.*y Ilolconbe I kkens, con nected with the best families of tho State, was married to Benjamin Ryan rillman, Jr., eldest son of Senator B. B. Tlllman, Governor and later Sena? tor from South Carolina, in November. 19US, thoy parted, young Mrs. Tlllman alleging that her husband drank and mlstreatcd hor. In February of last vear there was a reconclllatlon, which tustod untll Decembcr. 190!). when young Mi*3. Tlllman became 111 In Washlngton. Hardly had she hegun her convalescence. she alleges, when her husband under pretensc of taking , thc little girls to see their grandpn rents, carried them to Trcnton, s. C, i and transferred them to hls parents. ! Mrs. Tillman, after her recovery, in stltuted habeas eorptis proceedlngs be? foro thc Supreme Court of South Car? ollna on January 21. One week later thc^case was argued. and the courl took thc,case under advisement. Washington, D. C-. February IS.?"I uray Ood*a guldanco to the mother in rearlng my little granddaughters. and that He will shleld'them from eontam laatlng intlucnces and examples," cx clalmed Senator Tillman thls morning when hc was told of tho declsion of the Supreme Court of South Carollna to take hls srandehilrlren from his cus? tody and glve them into the custody ?jt the mother. Court Take* UexponsllillNr. "The supreme justices have IiU.-.l .a great responslblllty off 'me and Jniftcd lt to tholr own shouldera," he com menlcd. "My only motivo in accept Ing the pruardlanshlp was the welfaro of my little granddaughters. I knew all of the facts and clrcumstances, many of which were not brought out at the hearing, and was actuatcd solc ly hy a sense of duty. "The final result can alone determine whether tho court ha8 acted wiscly. Flfteen years hence, when I am dead ond gono, the character nnd typo of women that my granddaughters will havo become will show whether it was best to have given tliem to their moth? er or not. I pray God's guldance to her ln rearing them. and that He wlli shield them from contamlnating infltt ences and examples." He cxplalned thnt thc declsion was rendered by the higliest court lu South Carollna and that hc will ablde by that Judgment. "I submitted to tha jurisdictlon of the State court so that the question could be declded by our own State court. It has declded. and I shall, ot course, ablde by the dccision." Ilnnls of Contest. Senator Tillman contested for hls rlght to hold his granddaughters on the basls of a deed to them given to hlm by his son, the children's father. There. ls an old law in South Carollna which mado provlslon for such a.tion. Slnco this caso came up, lie said, thc State Leglslaturc changed tht? law to irovldc that thc mother's wrltten con 1 sent to such aetlon must be given. Thls recognized the valldlty of the old law, (n the opinion of Senator Tlllman, and he pointed out that the declslon of the court might have beon retro nctivo, based on the changed law. As lie has not heard the reasous ex pressed by tho court for Its declslon, Scnator Tlllman oxplalncd he could not comment on that phase of the matter. CASTORIA For Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought Bears tha Signature *?<&&ffi?&&. Extension Tables From $3.00 up to $75.00. Tables 6 feet long and 42 inches wide. like cut, only $8.00; worth 310.00. Pedestal Tables, like cut. only $12.00; othcrs at $10.00 to $65.00. PERFECTION OIL HEATERS. Rothert & Co., Fourth and Broad Streets. Removal Notice Having remodeled oiu* wnrehouse*-, Nos. 1436 and 143S Franklin Street, und No. 122 North Flfteenth Street, op posito the Seaboard Air Llne freight depot, we will rentove from our branch ollicc, No. 112G l_ast Maln Street, about March lst. Wo wlll have greatly improved fa cllities for tho prompt execution of nny orders entrusted to us, and wo have on hand tho most complete stock of up-to-dato agrlcultural implementa und farm machinery to be found south of Baltimore. Particular attention wlll bo paid to mall orders, and tho con? tinued patronaga of our friends anrl the pubilo generally is respeetfully sqllclted. THE WATT PL0WC0., Itlt-linioiul, Va. PUBLIC DEMAND FOR SWEEPING INQUIRY Sensational Developments in Allds Bribery Scandal Case at Albany?People Insist That Party in Power Do Something. Albany. N. T.. February 15.'?The lld, was prled off the Ieglslatlvo brlberyj scandal to-day. and tho developments j disclosed justliled ull susplclons re-1 gardlng lts unsavory nature. At the same tlme plans were'lald for wlder investigation to follow the present In quiry now belng condueted by the Scn? ato into Senator Benjamin Conger's eharge t_at Senator .Totliam P, Allds took a 51,000 bribe from an agent of the American Bridge Company. The day's dlsclosures were Impor? tant prlnclpally because they lald the b'asls for future attempts to wrlte the hlstory of legislattvc corruptlon in New York State during the past nlne years, and perhaps for a longer period, When Senator Conger's attorneys an? nounced that they were through wlth Uls direct examination late this after? noon, Allds's accuser was taken ln hand bv Senator Newcomb, of New YorK, aud forced to confess that the combination o? bridge bulldlng con corns known as the American Bridge Companv had ralsetl a corruptlon fund ln l!)0'_,'l003 and 1005. Undor compul sion. Senator Conger admltted that the bridge companies in 100- turned their legishitlvc biibery fund over to the Groton Bridge Company, ln which the witnesfc, and his brotlier. Frank. wero Interested, After merclless grllllng Conger volunteered thla information: "There was a contrlbutlon to tho State chalrman of tho Republlcan organiza? tlon ln 1902," Tln only point that the day's devel. opments mado clear Is that the Repub licun admlnlstration Ims conclud-d that thc public demand for a swecplng In? vestigation la too Inslstent to ignore. Thls'morning Senator Wralnwrlght in troduced In tho uppor houso a roso lutlon providlng for nn invontlgntion pructlcally wlthout llnilt as to tlme or placo within the State, The ivsolutlon served a purpose ln answevlng tho domapd that thc party lu oower do somethius. For tho pres cnt at least tho resolutlon Is llkely to Ho doniiant. Whlle much stlll depends upon fu tura revelattona of tho Allds Investiga? tion and tho stato of popular sentiment at iu conclusion, thu plan of tho Ue mibUean leaders to-niglit seems to nroinlse an extcnslon -of the present investigation to covcr ullegatlons of Qori'UPtlon ln re?aid tt, tho hlghway loKtsld'tlon only. Thc unlinittod ln tuilry proposed by Senator Walnwrlsht ls not i-egaiilccl aerlnusly, NinVSl^Vl-KlTi'TANT H-llNEl). i? n. Oold PuliUslihig Co. SulYors Flre Lu-h of USiOOO, iSnaclal to Tho Tlmes-Ulsputcli. | Wllsmi N. Co Fobruary IB,?1< lio early thls m.Kimg' practlcally de ? strovcd the plant of the P. D. Gold Publlshlng Company. publislicrs of tlio Wilson Times and Zlon's Landmark, but thls afternoon lhe Times waa ls suod in iliminutlve form, wltli a better edltlon horeafter. The Times plant wns damaged about $15,000, with $5, 750 Insurance. The paper to-day wus gotten out in another shop. .Sudden Uentli from Apoplcxy. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Danvillo, Vu.. February 15.?J. T. McGee, a deputy sherlff of Cuswoll county, dled very suddenly this after? noon shortly after 4 o'clock, whlle walking along tha Southern Uallway tracks near Pelham, N. C, about eigbt mllos south of here, r|p company wltli a friend. Whlle talking wilh his coni j panlon ho was seen to stnk suddenly to the ground, and dled almost Instant ly. Hls death wus probably duo to I upoploxy. Ho leaves a wlfo und ono I chlld , ' A Special Offer Corsages of 200 Vtolets and Rtbbon or Cord, - - - $1.50 Corsages of 300 Vtolets and Rtbbon or Cord, - - - $2,00 109 EAST BROAD STREET -*v.' i . ? ? ??>.I.......i n.HCll.ii. .i.