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Bc Jnjitrious by Crop Pcst Commission. INFORMATION FOR FARMERS Effort. Being Made for thc Pro? tection of Virginia Orchards and Crops. ISp.-.-1-il to Thc Times-Diftpatrh.l Blacksbufg, ya? Fobruary ?!?.?Tlic Crop 1'rnt CommlBeion. nt iim meetlng January 11. altered nnd anicndcd tlic llst or lnjtirlijus Inaccta tind plant dlts casea nnd tho rules and regulations relatlvo tu same to read ua follows: "Kor tlio povcrntnent of the Stat... J'ntomologlst, assistant"", local inspco tors and employcs of tho Stato Board of Crop Pcst Commissloners, as au? thorized by Act of Assembly, approvod May 9, 100,1. Sectlons 2 and 3. altered and amended October 17, 1907, and January 11, 1910, to read as follows: "1. By tho vlrtuo of authorlty con ferrod by tho abovo citod act, the fol? lowing- rules and regulations are here by adopted and promulgatcd by the Stato Boerd of Crop "."eat Commis? sloners, and thc Statf I-'ntomologlst and Pathologist, and euch aaalstants and local lnspectoni as may be herc after appointed, aro authorized and directed to enforec tho i-ame. "2. List of lnsects and funguous paraslte.-i. Tho following llst of In? sect pcpts and plant discascs are hcre? bv declared to bc dangerously Injurlous, arid tt Is ordered by thls board that they shall hcreafter come within the ficope of operations under tho crop pcst law: ?'lnsects?_an Jose scale (Afpidlotus pernlcloaus), West Indian peach scale (Aulacaspls pontagona), wooly aphi. (Schlzoneura lunlgora), ln nuracrler, only; Glpey moth (Porthctrla dlspar). biown-tall moth (Kuproctla chrysorr hoea). maple scalo (Chrysomphalu:* ti riebricoaus), atrawberry root louse (Aphla forbes!). "1 ungl?Srown gall, in nurseries only; peaeh yellow., peach ros.tte, littlo peach, black knot *of plum and cherry (Plowrl_htIa morbosa). ilre bllght of Pcar and applo (Micrococcu. amylovorus), In nurseries only. "Thln board rcacrves the right to ftiter, amend und change thla llat as tlio exlgencles ot tho work may war? rant. ?*_. Quarantine Against Dlaeased : ifaery Stock.?It 1= hereby declared that datlng from January 14, 1910, no person, persons, flrm. or corporation shall sell. transport or give away any fruit trccs, or other plants. commonly known as nursery stock. within the Stat" of Virginia when affected wlth th? San .loao scale, \Ve_t Indian peach scale, woolly aphla, GIpsy inoth. brown-tall moth, maple scale, atraw? berry root lou.c. crown-gall, peach Ii .vs, peacli rosette. little peach, : ? of the plum and cherry. of flri llght of l''ar and apple, as specl tider ? ction _, above." r aectioha i to 17 of tho rules and fee circular No. 3 of the ' ?' ? Pi I C mmlsalon or the slxth 1 ' >rt and f>.>r further discussion __e or publicatlon. from thls offlce. It li thought well to cnumerato a fow polnts, however. in regard to those troubles at this tlme. San Jose scale?No nursery stock should be acbt out that Is infested with this insect. All nursery stock i- L-. haa been exposed to lnfestatlon by t!.i? illSCCt .-hould be thoroughly fumi gated beforo lt is sold. Orchards should be thoroughly sprayed for thla trouble once each winter. West Indian peach scale?Thla In? sect has not become plentiftil in Vlr ginla, but nursery stock should be watched to prevent lt from being in? troduced. Woolly aphls?As the trccs badly knotted by this Insect aro apt to rot and die after a few years' tlme, all nursery trees carrying spcclments of this Insect should bo futnlgated be? fore they aro sold. All trees badly knottcd by lt should be discarded and destroyed. Gipsy and brown-tall moth:; aro Eu ropcan Inaects that liavo already cost the Now Kn*,-Iand States several mll llon-s of dollar.. and havo destroyed much moro value In forest and shade treca, orchard.. ctc. Tliey have not yet reaehed thls State, and careful watch should bo made to prevent them from rcaching lt. The inaple scale is slmilar in some respects to the San Joso scale, but is malnly injurlous to shade trecs, such as .liver maple. Nursery trees af? fected by this insect should not be rold. Ilardler trecs, such as the Nor? way maple, ash, glnko, American lin den, oak und others should be aubsti tuted far tho silver maple for orna mental purposes. Strawberry root louse?Thls lnsoct has not. so far as wo can learn, be? come serlously Injurlous ln thls State, but a3 it is qulte injurlous in somo of tho adjolnlng States, strawberry plants should bo carefully watched, nnd none plantcd that como from In? fested beds. Urown gall?Thls diseasc affects the roots of tho apple, peach, pear to aome extcnt, raspberry, etc, but it l.s niain? ly injurlous on apple. It has now been deinonstrated that this diaease can be coiitrollcd on apple in tho nur? sery by obtalninsj- sclnlis from hcalthy trees and graftlng thom into hoalthy secdlings. Tlils belng the case, nur serymen should soon bo ablo to al? most rid tholr plantatlons of thls trou hlc. No trecs affected wlth thls dls caso should bo sold. Peaeh yollows?This diseaso can also be controllod ln tho nursery by uslng hoalthy peach pits to gTOw seedllng-s | l and liealthy buds for buddlng into ' thom. If thls ls done by tho nurscry nion and also a caroful attempt mado ln conjtinctiou wlth tho l'rult-growers to hold thodisouso in check In tho lm niedlate vTc-Inity of thc nursery, tliey .should he ablo to send out hcalthy t-tock to thclr patrons. Carefull in cottsville, Va. A beautiful town ln tho famous florseslioo Bencl of James Tilver midway between Lynchburg and Rlehmonil, on tho C. .<;- O Uaiiw-iv l'Tno sliippliifr facilttloa, unsurpaaaod farmins reglon,'j-m-pui _u__lv of tlnibor. and reasonnblo labor, mako Heottsvllle a splendid nlaco foi' wood-worUlnfi* factories, ovorall and shirt factories, and fountlrios and dalrlca. Local cupltal ready to holp In cntefprlsos. Wrlto to SCOTTSVH.Lia UOAIID OS* THAUE. D. H. PITTS, -Tesldent. WALTER S. DORRIIUL Treasuror. PR. J, P, BLAIR, Sccretary. Grape AU of the now famous Sun-Cured Leaf Tobacco known to the world is grown ln a few countles near to Richmond, Every pound of lt is sold ln Richmond, and thc Richmond manufacturera get the cream of the crop from year to year?what outside factories get is slmply the Mlcavings.'? Hence, the best SUN-CURED CHEWING TOBACCO Is MADE IN RlCl-MOND?Indeed, lt may be sald that nono ls genulne that is not Made in Richmond THE BRAND KNOWN AS Grape Is the BEST Sun-Cured Chewing Tobacco made ln Rich? mond. Therefore GRAPE is the best Old Vir ginia Sun-Cured Chew in the World. Some people are sometimes fooled by spurious branda of sun-cured, so called; but no sensible chewer can always be fooled into trying a thing that an Impecunious dealer may try to pass off upon him as "just as good as Grape." No alleged "sun-cured" can posslbly be "just as good as Grape." Be Sure You Get the Real Grape Made in Richmond by R.A.PATTERSON TOBACCO COMPANY REMEMBER: The name Patteroon on Tobacco standl for Quality. spcetlon of orchards and the deatruc tlon of all dlieased trees as soon as they ehow tho first symptoms of thc trouble wlll then enable tho growers to control the disease and bulld up the pcach industry ln thls State. Pcach rosetto and little pcach? These arc two dlseaucs slmllar ln many respects to pcach yellows. Methods o! contro! are also very slmllar. Black knot of pluin and oherry? No nursery stock lnfestcd with thls disease should be sent out from the nursery. Thc disease can be controllcJ ln tho orchard by cuttlng: (and dc stroylng) all the affected lltnbs nnc* twlgs elght to ten Inches below th? knots. Thls must be done, however early in lhe winter. Fire bllght of pear ar.d apple?Nc nur.-ery stock sliould bo sent out af? fected by thls disease. NOT LIAHLr: TO TAXATTON. Itullng of Sui^rlor Court .Judge n* <o Iniiie of .statc IJoudn. [Hpcclal to The Times-Dispatch.] Ralelgh. N. C, February if,.?Judge Oilver H. Allen rules In the test case or Parker vs. Kalelgh Savlngs Bank that tho Issue of J*j0o,000 State bonds for enlarging the Stato hospitals Is not liable to taxatlon when held by banks as Investments for bank surplus, the ruling of the North Carolina Corpo? ration Commlsslon to the conlrary not wlthstaudlng. The ruling merely sus talns the leglslatlvo cxemptlon stamp cd on the bonds, but which tlie ruling of tho commission threatened to up sot The case wlll now go to the .Su? premo Court ror llnal adjudlcation, ind the fmal ruling wlll apply, not nnly to the $500,000 bonds ln <iuestion. md which were purchased by banks n the State, but also to the $3,000,000 ssuo of bonds for refundlng purposes that are to be Issued by June 1. ma icrtally lncreaslng- tho promlum lf sus :alned. NATIONAL GIJAUD AFFAIIIS. ""orrctipondence Srliool of Instrnclion Mnrlnl for Ofllcer*. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Ralelgh, N. C, February 26.?North Carolina Natlonal Guard hcadquarters lero and tlie United States War De lartment are co-operating in inaugu ating a sort of corrcspondencc school if iristructlon t'of tlio ofllcers of the ?arlous companies throughout the Jtate. One month ago thero wero dls rlbuted to the companies ot the Guard wo mllltary text books?Sherrill's Map-Headlng" and "Mlnor Taotics." r-o-day, Adjutant-General Armfleld nalled out to each ofllcer, as Qeneral "irder No. 5, a list of nuestions, the inswers to which must bo returned to luard hcadquarters here not later than Vprll S. Another general order gives lotlco of the f.ormal inauguratlon of ho correspondenco school for the im irovement of the efflciency of the of Icers of tho Guard. and directs that ill questions and problems presented rom tlmo to tlme, havo careful con ;!dcration at the hands ot thn ofllcers md be promptiy returned to head Hiarters at Kalelgh. It also states hat the examination papers returned vlll be graded by an examinlng board md the grades credlted to tlio efnclen :y records of tho ofllcers ln the Adju ant-General's otTice. A massive sllvot* lovlng oup tliat tands twenty-two Inches hlgh. with ibohy base, has beon recelved at head liiartors for tlio North Carolina Na lonal Guard here, to be contested tor uinually by 'thc companies constl utiiig thc Guard as a trophv for lighest record for tho year in gallery 1 tlo target shootiiig. Tho cup Is snita ily engraved, and makes qulto a hiind iomo tippearajice. A general order ogardlng tho cup nnd the system of ompQtlt Ion for 'the honor of holdlng l. from year to year by tho comnanios vlll be issued by Adjutant-General Vrmflelrl very soon. DICKINSON FOR SENATE Secretary Xoi an Active Candiilntc rn Far for Frarl.r'n Scat. "Washington, February 26.?If Sec? retary Dicklncon Is a candldate for . nominatlon as United States Senator from Tennessee to succecd Senator l-'razicr upon tho expiration of the lat tcr'o term in March next year, he ls , a purely receptlvc one. Advices rc I ceived here aro to the effect that the ? canvass for the sonatorship is already . in full swlng in Tennessee, and efforts I have been tnade to lnduco the Secre ! tary to show his hand. So far these I have not succeeded. A runior was set afloat that Secre? tary Dlcklnson was about to resign his i Cablnet oflice in order to enter the ! senatorlal contest. The Secretary ' said. when hls attention was called to , thla story, that ho had been appointed j by the Presldent to do certain work . h<--re In Washington and lie proposed j to attend strlctly to that work. He was. he sald, paying little atten 1 tion to what was golng on In Tennes jsee, as far as thc senatorshlp was con icerned. That staternent Is not to be conatrued aa meaning that Secretary Dlcklnson v.-old not accept the sona jtorlal nominatlon if it came to him without effort on his part. It Is evi 'dent also that he does not propose to i further the lnterests of nny one candi. jdate now in the field by making a for Imal declination in advance. 1 Thc Tennessco Legislature will meet next January to elcct a successor to I Senator Frazler. But meantimc tliere I ls pendlng in the State Supreme Court an actlon to determine the valldity of ithe primary law, recently enacted, and if thls law la uphcld it la expeeted that prlmaries will immediately be called to lill the suceesslon. GOMPERS OPPOSES MOON BILL TelU Judlciary Commlttee Tlmt It ls a Pro.Injuuctiou "lefiMirr. Washington, D. C. February 26.? Samuel Gompers, presldent of the American Fedoratton of Labor, told Attornoy-Gc-neral Wickeraham that lf the present American workers movement, ivhich hc .ald i. construc tivo an,i conscrvatlvo In ciiaracter, is outlawed and crushed out of exlstenob by unfavorable Ieglslntion and court decisions, it' will be followed by an? other movement, whlch wlll acarcoly be constructlve. For two hours Mr. Gompers ana Mr. WIckersham dis? cussed legislation affectlng labor. Opposition was made by the labor leader to tho Moon bill, now before the Judlciary Committee of the House, on the ground that It is a pro-injunc tion measure. He sai(* it did not ful? fll the Republlcan platform promise on the Injunctlon question, tliat the blll "would give statutory authorlty for the tsauance of iiijilnctloiis," which Is the thlng that tho American Federa. tion of Labor has been flghting so ylgorouely to provent In ihe Bucly Stove anl Range Company, the Dan bury Hatters nnd other slmilar cases. "At tlio present tlme," _aid Mr. Gompers, "ther0 is simply an assump tion of authorlty by the courts in the injunctlon cases, but if tho Moon blll were passed, there ivoulii bc statutory nuthorlty for these unfavorable court decisions." - . -. Cleai'iug House Stiitciiicnt. New York, February 26.?The state inont of cloarlng liouse banks for the week (tlvo days) shows thnt the banks hold $22,701,450 more than tho re nulromontR of tho 23 per cent. resorvo rule. Thls ia a decrease of .*2,97S,S7u in the proportlonate cash resorvo, aa compared with last woek. Tho staternent follows: ? Loans, $1,313,298,000; increaso. $4, 7l.-l.100. Deposits, $1,212,333,400: lncrease. $o, 479,900. Clrculation. $19,676,1001 decrease, $6.r,5,200. , , Legal t'?.ders. $67.627,100; lncrease,' $247,600. , _??-? Spople, $26",6"",100; decrease, $1,856, 500. ' * Reserve, $C33,2S4,S00; decroaso, $1, 608,000. , __.?'-.?_ Reserve reciulrecl, $,",10,?s:,,uu0; in? creaso, $360,760. Surplus, $22,0.7,100; ilccreasc, $2,978,-, S75. Ex-Unlted Statea doposits, $23;U5,' 200; decrease, $2,088,275, Tbo porcentage of actual resorvo of tho clouring houso banks to-day wus 26.01. The statcment of thc banks and trust companies of Greater New York not repo.rting to tho cloarlng houso shows Loans, $1,119,070,-100; decrease, S7 - 257.600. Specie, $124,368,600; decrease, $1.'-M - 700. ? ' Legal tondors, $20,753,.00; decrease $21S,000, ' Total denoslts, $1,227,067,300; ln? crease, $1,777,400, growers tcTconcltido that bocauso early potatoes brought fiuch hlgh prices last ycar tliat slmllnr returns wlll be recelved for them thla season. Sup? ply and demand control to a largo e.*; tent the prices ot potatoes the same as they do other produce, and thc ficrcago throughout the boutli should bo determincd from year to year by tho quantlty of old potatoes likely to bo available for market purposes when thelr crop will bo ready for shlpment. Tbe tntllcatlons are that thero wlll stlll bo a oonslderablo stock of last year's potatoes In tho market when tlie Southern crop Is ready to dlg, and growers in tho South would do woll to consider thls when planiilng their potato acreage thc present season, INSTRUCT FARMERS HOW TO SELECT CORN Asents of Demonstrndon "Work Spend Day In Annan, rSncolal to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.] wadesboro, February 26.?Tho court room had tho appearancc on Tuesday of a corn exhiblt at a county fair. Scattered on tables, benches, chalrs and the Judge'a desk there were ears of corn of all sizes, ehapes and con? dition.-, except that It was all good corn. Tho occasion of thls dlsplay of corn^ was tho coming to Wadesboro of C. It Hudson, State agent of the far.-nor.',' co-operatlve d.*;monstration work, and E. 8. Mlllsap, of Statesvllle, and T. j. vv. Broom, of Monroe, both of whom aro connected wlth the demor.s'.ratlon work. Tho object theso men L-irj ln coming to Wadesboro was to talk with tho farmers about the se lection of good seed eorn. The eourtroom was nearly full of repre.'^ntatlvo farmor3 from every sec ilon of the county, and most of them brought samples of corn with them. Interestlng and instructive addrcsses on the proper way to select and grow seed rorn wero made by Messrs. Hud? son and Mlllxap, after which tho many pilea of corn wero gone through, and the ears unsultable for plantlng weeded out. Jn n number of lnstanecs the weedlrigr-out process continued untll there was not an ear left, but on the whole, so the vlsltors stated, tho seed eorn shown here is a good average as compared wltli the averago of the State. The coming together of the farmers of Anson to learn how good seed corn inay hc grown Is sure to have far rcachlng resiilt3 In improvlng- the seed planted in thc countv. farmers form institute. Onranizatlon TVrTriled in Pr_iee?.? Anne /County nt Occaua. [Special to Thc Tlnv-s-DI-pateh.] Norfolk, Va., February IS.?Tlio farmers of Princces Annc county. at a meeting held Twaday at Oceana, perfected lhe orsanlza tlon of a Farmers' Inetitute. and tlio fol lowlni; ofCJccrs wero elected: Presidont. T. C. Johnson, dlrector of the J Vlrglnla Truolc Expcrlment Statlon: Vice- ' Presldents, R. VI'. Woodhousr, W. T. Eth cttdsf ar.d V.'. W. DottIcj-; Secretary. tl. II. Gordon, of Oceana. and Treasurer. 3. A. Bonney. Uoard of Directors?James E. Old. : -rii. v,'. N. Capps, Ucorso W. Land Addrcsses wore made at the' meettnc by Joseph H. Saunders. of Nortolk, Commls. j t sloner of Asriculturo G. W. Koiner, sarauel | B. Ilclges and C. H. Bull. HALIFAX TO -HE FRONT. Corn Club Orgu_I?cd, Slortlns **A 1th Mcniliersliln ?f Nlnety-Fivc. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Mount Laurel. Va., February 26.? Last Friday saw tlie organization of a boys' corn club in Halifax county wlth* -nlnety-fivc members. To O. Sandy. State agent of the ?3?^^" co-operatlve demonsi .ratlon work, was present and talked to the boys and presentgd them wlth corn club buttons. \V. II. Barksdale, division supe.rln tendent of schools of Halifax county: James S. Thomas. supervisor of rural schools, and W. H. Dorln, county dem onstratlon agent, have been actlve in the county in the Intr-rest of thls move? ment, and were suceessful in gcttin.;* out a large number of boys. WANT SPECIAL SCHOOL TAX. Salisbury nonrcl of Aldermen Wlll Be .Asked to Order Fleet ion. [Special to The Times-Dispatch. 1 Salisbury, N. C, February 2G.?Fae ing an lnsurHclent fund with whlcli to maintain the public schools of Salisbury, th" Board of Aldermen of this Clty will be peiitloned to order an election to n.uthorlze a speolal tax sufllclent to run the schools nlne .months. For tho past month the School Board has been confronted wltli an empty treasury, and an order was passed to closo the schools this month. cuttinr: the tprm down to six months instead of nlne. The cltlzens are greatly aroused and a desperato effort is to be made by tho oflicials to main? tain the schools for a full term. It is expected that an election wlll be ordered to he held about Mav 15. FOnCEU TO LEAVE STATE. Bijr Prlntlng Estnbllshinent to Move From Wlnchester lo Mnrylnnd. Wlnchester, Va., February co_The Eddy Press Corporation. ono" of thc largest commercial printing establish ments in the South, announced thls af? ternoon its determinatlon of removln_ its eiuire plant from "Wlnchester to Uumberlanrt, Md.; to be opcrated in con.lunetion wlth another ostabllsh ment in which tho owners are in? terested. The capital stock wlll 1,0 douiileri, and facllltlog enlargad. or flclais here stated that thoy wero prac? tlcally forced to quit altdgre'ther or moyo elsewhere on aceount of inade quate rallroad facllltles and prohlbi tlva treij-IU rates, Wm. _. Tatuicr. Jno. F. Tanner. Oldest and Largest Paint Manufacturers in the South. Telephone:; Madison 399 aud 1797 1419 E. Main Strcet. Look for the Yellow Barrels rings ?>' ia Water "Good to the Last Drop." A Table and Medicinol Water With out a Peer. 5 Gals. 25c Phoneii: Monroe 477 and 478. _fiamtkxi. jfinanetal. jfinatufal. SUPPLY THE NEED That every one necds a reserve fund there is no question. . Supply the need by starting a bank account now with us, where your deposits will yicld you a good rate of interest. 4% Interest Paid on Saving Accounts COMMONWEALTH BANK 12 North Ninth Street, Richmond, Va. BF.ANCH-_ East Broad Street, Richmond, Va. CAPITAL $200,000.00 SURPLUS AND PROFITS, $24,686.13 NEW TRIAL ASKED FOR IN THE THAMES CASE Defendant'fl Coiinael Ailcges Thal Juror Expressed Oplnlon to Ontslder. [Speclal to The Times-Dispatch.] Eoydton, Va., February 26.?The trial of J. W. Thamcs has consumed four days of thls week's Clrcult Court. Thamcs was charged wlth belng an accossory to the felonlou3 shootlng of M. O. Nelson, at Nelson Station, on tlic nlght of December 27. The case waa concluded yesterday afternoon. Thc Jury, after a short dellbcration, returned a verdict of gullty, and flxed iils punlshment at two years' contlne -nent in tho penltentiary. After tiie iury had been dlschargod and some ">f them. had gone home, a .urprise was sprung, when one of the counsel for the defense, aroso and moved the notirt that thc verdlct be set aslde, and l new trial bo granted, upon the trround that one of tho jurors had -ixpressed an opinion to an outsidcr luring the trial. Judge Barkadalo or lered the clierlfT to summon the entire litry to bc here .Monday, when hc lill thoroughly exatntne into the mat :er. Thames was admltted to bail In the ;um of $1,500 for his apnearanco here Uohday. MEN HAVE CI.OSE CAI,_. Eacnplng Gas Detected Jtmt In Tlme to Prevent ..Npliyxlntlon. [Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlapatch.] Washington, N". c, February 26.? I'wo prominent cltlze'ns of Hyde coun? ty. Mr. Pederick and E-t-Sherlff Thos. Mann, very narrowly escaped deatli by laphyxiation wliile at Hotel Loulse, in this city, Thursday night. it seems to bo another cane of not properly turnlng off the gas beforo retiring, and ln consequence, Sheriff Mann is stlll ln bed and Mr. Pederick In a weak ened condition. Both men went im? mediately to sleep, and did not detect tho odor of escaplng gas until one of thom aroused about 2 o'clock, and feeling very ill, managed to call as slstance, when the escaplng gas was dlscoverod. Dr. Joshua Tayloc was called and worked over the men for nearly and hour before they were out of danger. DEaiocrtATS nn: noPE-*T_ij. nelCKntc* Xnme,] to nrlstu] i onventlon hy Party in W'ythc. [Special to Tho Timos-Dispatch.] Wytheville" Va,, February 2".?At a Inrge moetiiifr of the Democrats of Wyt'.ie county. held nt tho courthouse to-day, delegatos were elected to the Bristol congressional conventlon, whlch meets March ', No Indlcatlon or ex presslon was made an to anv candl late, though it ls coneeded that lf Hon Henry c. Stuart would accept, ho would ie the unanlmous cholco of the dclo jates selected, The feeling in the meeting was lopeful, and a dctcrmination was ?hov.-n to put up a more earneat flght ;o redeom tho dlstrlct than has been shown for years. In the meeting wore nany who have herotoforo been luke ,varm, taklng active Interest ln the noceedings. Tivo Xcgrocn IiiNinntlv Klllcd. [Spocla] to Tiie Times-DIspatch.] Durham, X. C, February 26.?Al r. "I. Hales's wood yard thls afternoon ?laywood Cor.art and Alex. _yon, two lOlored men, woro sawlag wood Into ?hunks, when the saw jumped out of he gearlng, and the mantle, elght und "tie'-lialf foet loiig, Ilew uround aml -truck both on the lieuil. killing them nstantly. Tho skults of hoth men ivere burst open, und tholr bralns cnocked out. DIUVES DlSlM'.XSAHV Ol'T. "ourilnnd llccome. Dry nnd Lose. Ili_ Source of Kcvolltic. [Spcolal to The Ttmos-_iispatoli.] Suffolk, va,, February 20?The paa ago of thn Courtland dispensary blll n tho Houso of Delogatca to-day, lt '1','vlmisly havlng passed tha Senate, ncans tho nbolition of the onlv placo ,-hero whiskey may legnlly lio sold etwoon Norfolk nnd Emporla und tichmOnd and South Carolliiu, Delogate ,r. \y. Willlunis. uf South liiptmi, who mado lts duo ma onni algn Isaue, recently left hls sick iiod. ii which ho was marriod, und occupled ils AiiSOllibly se'X for u t'ow days. Though CouHlurid has only u fow u nd red populatiori, lho dispensary onel ay this week took lu moro than $1,000. J t'* has built schools aud streets and bolishod town tuxes. NEW TENNIS ASSOCIATION - ?itloniil AsMii'lalloii of nny C'.iurt I'laycr. l? Orj-aul.eil. **To\v Vork. Fobruary SG.?A now lawn ten- [ is oisiiiil/.iitiuii 0t niitinmil Bcopo, ti. ti', 110WI1 im tli" Arnorlcan AsaOcluiiou of t'lny j ourt Pluycra, Ima beoii foriucd to tuk? , ,n>. ?ol over tliat branch pf tho miort, it ivaal iiiioiiiuod to-duy by Dr, l*. II. llawk, of | i,. uniyerslty o( UllriolB. presldent of lho ,.w (ii-eiiiiUiulini. Tlio vlco-proaldeiicy Ih to ! . fllled 1,v a Southern player, iinrr* cvmoitr. of Plttabur_, Is averotary, nml I :u'ti,-i- i.unib, oi North Pakniu, in treaa-1 ,.,.,-. ?pi,.- o-.e.-nilvo coiiimlltei* wlll ?niuoicd o( speolul roprea'entatlves ln all | f tli ,i Tarrltorlea, v temporary onr-nUatlon wus effostvii ln iia clty Ut tho timo of tlio annual mootlrie t tim natlonal iiasootation. l'r. llawk thou 4 llic i-reea for lho cliampianahl.. Tho ne*~ assoclatlon has slnes boen set afoot. It was stated that In no manncr u-ould thc American Association of Clay Court riayers be. antagonlstl. to the United States Natlonal Lnwn Tennls Association. COMING THROUGH VIRGINIA .Mt. Sl. Joseph's Colleije. of Baltimore, nas Games With Many Collegps ln Tbls Statc. Among the games schedulcd by Itlchmond Collego thia season. ono of the most lntor cstlng promlses io ho that with tho club from Mount St. Joseph's Collcge, TJaltlmore. Thls club has sent ;i number of professiun als Into the field. among thom Mlko Cas sldy, who formerly worked In thu Vlrglnla State League, and Stone, of Washlngton, who wlll play with Richmond thia season. Voung Howard llartzoll, of thla city, ls a member of the team, and wlll play here on Aprll X. Other games to hc played In A'lrglnla by the Mount St. Joseph"- club wlll bo ono wlth Itanclolph-Maeon at Ashland on Aprll "*T; Fork I'nion, April _>; Hampden-Sldncy, Aprll 2.1; V. P. I., Aprll 30. and othcrs to be fl-ed later. Tlie flrst game in Virginla wlll be played at Manasras wlth lhe Eastern College on Aprll _. The opening gamc of tho season will bo wlth Georgetown Universlty on : March 21. Worthy of Your Consideration The care and attention which your aceount re? celves at thls bank. ;is well as the promptness wlth ivhlch your business ls transacted, aro matters of Importanco to you, and wo take thls opportunlty oi calllng your attention to tho indlvldual service Which the American Na? tlonal Bank rendcrs. New accounts, both large and small,. ara cordlally wel comed. THE AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK RICHMOND. VA. Those Books That keep tlie records if your busincss trans? act ions. Have you con sidtrcd whetlicr or not they arc abreast witli thc advanced methods of accountin g, and whether or not some thing lhat you sliould know is left out. Think it over. W. McK. EVANS, Public Accountant, 615 Mutual Bids*. BANKERS. 1115 K. M&tn !ie. I'tiones No_ 41S and 7981 Mcmben, New York iitocU Exchttixu, Nen York Cotton li-cliaa_e and Cliicu.o Board _ Trade. FORTUNES MADE .N,-WH?AT. buys options on 10,000 bu. of - wheat. No further Risk. Each lt.* movement from option price niakej $100; 2c, $200; 5c, $500, etc. Write for free circulars. Colonlal Stock and Graln Co., Cleveland; Ohio. E3. A. BARBElt. E. A. BARBKB, JK. Thono 5121. E. A. BARBER & C0. AccottntlnR. Audltlng-, OrKanlz.Ing, Systematl.lnjr. 215 Mutual Bulldliiy, RICHMOND, VA. NEVER Never bc a quittcr. No one Io.es out unless they say so. Start to savc now. Never fail to save. One dollar or more will start you with a bank aceount in The Bank of Richmond This bank will help you. Ninth and Main Streets, . 303 East Broad Streot, 3914 Williamsburg Avcnue, or Twenty-fifth and Broad Streets. i With ample capital, a large and growing sur? plus, an effi cient set of of ficers, a strong Board of Direc? tors, we offer you a safe place to keep your bank aceount. Capital and surplus $1,900,000.00. 1104 EAST MAIN STREET Ol" RICHMOND VA Capital,.$400,000 Surplus and Undivided Profits, $175,000 Would be pleased to recclve tlie accounts ot cor poi-tioii;, lirnisi and individnals. Interest allowed on deposits ln Savinjjs Depart? ment. WILLIAM II. PALMER. President. li. li. ADDISON, VicePrcsidei-*. I. \V. SINTO.N. Casheir. J. Consultlng. Accountant, Buslnoss Systematlzcr. COMMERCIAEr-x COUNTY AND M.UMCIPAL AUDITING AND INVESTiGATING 910 Mutual Bulldlng, '.lad. 6864. Richmond, Xa. NO MAR.GINS We want to toll you wherein PUT tml i.'ALi, t.inllng- excela tho marjjlnal Ttethod, wlthout the niarfrlnul co&t and ivlthout tho ninririnal rt.s|<, Explan?? lory booklet aiul prlco list FlIEl";. KMOS DUfclW CO., 31 l'curl Streot. tt, V.