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Have Beautiful Hair (From French Beauty Monthly.) "No woman sliould use water upon hci hfllr oftener thrtfl, mire In two month?.*' snld M- FOurnlif, the noted French relentlH. "Dry powd'r only should l.e u.-cd. Moi.-iure causes thc halr f> lose Its cplor and ln time bc como thln. "Any woman deslrlng n'.nindnnt, lus trous halr should use n dry shampoo overy two or three days. Mlx four ouncc-. of pow'dered orris root with four olinces of therox, Sprinkle nbout s fableipoonful of thls mlxture upon the head' then brush lhe powder thoroughlj through tho halr. This Wlll k'"*!" II IfRhl nnd fluffy. and henu tlfiilly lustrous. l'ou win soon see new hair Startlng to grow. This treatment lc the only thing thal 1 am sure wlll produce a prowlh of halr. "Whlle plain "rrls root Is uscd ns n dry Bhampeo by many women, stlll, no such results ran be obtalned as by Ufeing thc tormula I have glvcn." (iAVI.OIlD n. GOODEI [Special lo Thr Timcs-Diepatch.] Brlstol, Va., February 2S.?Gaylord E. Goodell, who has been nominated by tho rresident to succecd Col. 131! A. Warren as postmaster here, is thc flrsl Virginlan to hold thc position ir forty years, or since the offlce wa: moved, as thc story goes, under covci of night from Sapling Grove, on thi Virginia slde, to the Tennessee side The appointee is therefore rccelvint lhc most 1-carty congratulatlons oi having won what has for so ion? beon consldered "pie" for Tennessee ans. Hr. Goodt-ll was born at Marion Bmy.b county, Virginia, in ISTu. H iv? educated ln tlie Marlon Hlgl ^cnool, and at the Universlty ot Vii ginia. He was prlvate sccretary t General James A. Walker during tl lhe two terms that aged cx-Confede ate served in the United States Co gress. He was also clerk of the Coi mlttee on Klertlons in tho Vlrgln llousc of Delegates during one sc sion, in the nlncties. Mr. Goodells flrst visit to Hrlsl was wnen hc came here with 1 brlde sixteen years ago. He has be nn actual rcsident of Brlslpli Va.. hoi ever. only during tlio last seven ycai He has been engaged ln ihe ltnnb business slnco coming here, havit most of tho tlme been associated wi J. a. Wllklnfeon. a wealthy [umbernia TRUNK LINE FROM GRAIN FIELDS TO SEACOAS What A'ct-tiiKltloii of "I"* V- * w* ' l-ciuis.vlviinln Konil Probably .llcuriH. [Specb-jl.toTh.e Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Wadesboro, .N.'''C., February 2 5.?Tl news orthepunchase of the controllin intcres-. in the Norfolk and Westei llailroad bv tho Pennsylvania Uallroa Company rcached here this inornin and strengthened the belicf that tl Winston-Salein Soutlibound, now beln constructed to this clty by the Norfol aud Wcstern, ln conjunctlon with tl Atlantic Cuast Line. was to becon part ? ?:' another great trunk line fro the giain lields and provlsion marke of the West to the. sea coast, Thc work of trading the WMnsto Salera Southbound is progresslng wc Some of the contractors have almo flnished their work. antl the latest r port is that the contracts for tlio in will be let at an early day and th part of ihe work pushod to compl tion. Those who sliould know ins! that trains will run through pyer i new llne before winter. ln thc mca tlmc tho Atlanlic Coast Llne is pra tlcallv rebuilding thclr line from hc io Charleston, getting ready for l new through trains. Piles Quickly Cured at Hon Inhinnt llelief, Pcrmancnt Cure?Ti i'aekuBi- MniU'd Frce t<> All i l'lnlu \\ rii|>i,er. Pilcs ls a fearfu! diseases, hut e to cure, if you go at it right. An operatlon wlth the knite i? d gerous, cruel, humlllatlng und unn There is Just one other sure way b.. cured?palnleas, safe and in privac*, nf vour own home?it is i'y mid Pile Cure. We mail a trial package free 8)1 who wrlte. lt will give you Instani relief, sli ;r..; ? l.iii.i;..;.-, painless nature thls greai remedy and itart you v pn the >?..-" toward a perfect cure. Thci. you r*n get a full-alaed i from any druggist fur 50 cents, i ufien, one box ( ures. 1nsIf! on having what you call if the di iggial trles io sell ; something Just aa good, u is boc.a he makes more nioncy on the BUb tute. The cure hejjins at once and c tiniu-s ravldly untll it ls complete permanent Vou can go right ahcad with y work and bc cu.-y and cumforiablo H ls wcil worl Just send you Pyramid i>rug rylns impail ddr, mid Building. Mai'.-hall, Mlch., recelve frec by return mall the l package ln a plain. vvrapper Thousands have been cured in ra.y palnlcss and Inexpcnstve t lu tne prlvacy ot the home, No'*knlfe arid Its torture, So doctor nnd hls hllls. aii drugglstii, 60 cents.. Wrlte 4av l'or a licc packu-C 1 PLAN A WEEK'S RETREAT FOR CLERGY AND LAYMEN "wiliible Men Invlted lo AHcnd Con icrenreis ?< 9t. Mary'n, lu Hnlolgli. rSpecial toThe Ttmes-nispatrh.l rtaieigh, N. C. February 2".?Tho EpI.COpal olrrgy of North nnd South I Carollna aml as many inymen ln addi? tion ns ian be aoeninmodntod have ln gtere for them n delightful nnd proflt liiblc season ln tho week's stay planned 1 at st. Maiy's School, tbc parochifll I college for women ln the two Cirn llnaa, during ibe week of June 20 to 26, There is room at tlio cidlcge for ir.". clergyman and laymen, tho clergy I rnen to have tlrst nccomnioda tion, nnd then as many Inymen ns c?n bo rnter lalned, limited to one from n parish Rev. Georgo XV. Lay, reclnr of St. Maiy'r, orlglnnted the Iden of holding annual conforenoo. or rctreatn nt St. Mary'a for tho clorgymen nnd Inymen of tbe Oarollnas, following tlio decla ratlon of Mr. Moody that it was a slinmo to hnve splendid school bulld? ings. well ndapteil to Iho purposes of these retrents. standlng idle during Lho season that the clcrgy and thc lay. men could best gathCr for study nnd i socisl interenurse thnt would result l|n the furtheranco of ihe lnterests of | tho church. ln arrangtng for the inltlal confer* ': enco at St. Mary's thls season Mr. Lny ! ls* sccurlng the presenee of a number j of emlnont oiergymen and laymen to take part in the ' program. Bishop I Klnsman. of Delaware, has accepted an lnvitation. Ho Is an Oxford T'nlver Blty man. former professor ln the| Berklcy Dlvlnlty School and ln tho General Theologlcal Somlnary. llc has taken Important parts in the ron duct of a Inrge number of confc-rcnccs and rotreflls Btich as thla will be. 1'r. V\r. T. Manning, rector of Trln? lty Parish, New York. has boen Invlted, and will probably bo here. He has ronderod dlstlnguished servlce ln the church. He fllled the chalr of dog matic. theology In tho University of lho South three yenrs, was reclor at Red land.*', Cal.; Nashvlllc. Tenn.. and de? clined tho bishoprlc of Harrishurg, be? lng one of the ablest men ot tho wholo church In America. Anothor promlnont lecturcr is Rev rhltlp Rliinclander, who flnished at both Harvard and Oxford, now fllling wlth marked abllity thc chalr of reli glonw and mlsslons in Cambridgo Uni? versity Dlvlnlty School. He has de? clined to accept electlons to qulte a numbor of the most attiactive posls in the church, includlng dean of the The? ologlcal School of the Unlverslty of tho South, vice-ehancellor of the samo ln? stitution, and rector of Trlnlty Church, New York. A layman of natlonal rcputation who is expeeted ls' Clinton Tt. Rogers, i of Philadelphla, secretary of tho Na Itlonal Municipal Leaguo, flrst vlce I president of the American Civlc Asso Iciation for the Bottcrment of the Country at Largo. and a lay workcr ln the church of dlstlnguished abllity and power, being editor of tho depart? ment of social welfare of Tha Llving Church. -1- > MAKES ATTEMPT AT SUICIDK. Mrs. MttIIc Conriul Wllllnm-, Niece ?f Oniiville Hanker. Slanliew Thront. [Speclal to The Tlmes-Dispatch.] Danvllle, Va., February 2S.?Mrs Mv.rtle Conrad Williams, the younc, wife of A. C. 'WllliHms. who is em pluved bv the Southern Express Com? pany at "Atlanta. and nlero of Charles L llolland, a prominent banker of thi: cily, attempted suicide here thls morn ing at her uncle's home. whero she hal Ibeen visiting for some months past |lt is believcd that Mrs. Williams wa: temporarilv derangod, following a pe rtod of several days of despondenc: and depresslon. Thc atlcnipt was made ln tho dlnln room of the Holland homo about o'clock this morning. Mrs. Willlam left her room and went into the dlnln I'oom. where she secured a carvln knife. wlth which she cut lior throa Tho colored nurse was the Ilrst t reach the slde of the suffering womai and she aroused the other inembers c the famlly. Indications are that Mr: Williams wlll rocover. Mrs. Williams is the daughter of tli late Charles Conrad. who lost hls llf several years ago hy falling from Pullman car. NURSES LEAVE HOSPITAL. Walk Out Follows Enforced Hetlrem.nt < Superlntenilcnt. 'Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] ItAunton, Va., February 25.?The local ser. Hon of a month wlll culmlnatc at : _ clock to-morrosv mornln., when thc supoi lniendent of tlio Klng's Daushtors' llospiu wll! relire, and she wlll he followed ** he cations as nurse or oi .un. ?-?.-?.. Thr- nrw suporlntendent, it ls said. will t Miss Maple. of Wayneibbro. A full cor) raduate nurses ha3 been employed. I'oimil Dead ln Hls Room. kl [Spoolai to Thc Tlmes-l'ispatoh.] Capr, I'liarlcs. Va., February ...?"I he hnd ,,f Lambert IJali-d. of llarrliiRion ?'i found in hls homo there by fnends who ei tered ihe house when he falled to appef at hls place of business. I>aih was due l Iteari failuro, and thc man hnd boen dca for several hours. He was scvonty-two yes. old. ?,-_*j-? School L_till(lii*|_ Htirued. [Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Frederlcksburg, Vn., February 2S. The public school bulldlng ltiiown ; ihe Burdls School, ln Hartwood DI; trlct. ln Stafford county, was destrq: ed hy lire soon after the. school wi dlsmlssed Friday. The origin of tl tire ls unl'.nown. .The building w insured. SHOOTS ANU KI1.I.S 1US WIFE. Jcnlous Huabaud Angc-ed nt Flndl llcr Wltli Another Man: IKpecial to. The Tinios.Dispatch.] Bluelleld, XV. Va, February 2S.?In nt oi" Jealousy; Sam Cochrane shot a kllled his wifo at Toms Creek, V late Saturday nlght. On returnl froin the coal company's store, whi ho purchased hls Sunday's food, found hls wife ln company with T Turner, Dropplng hls supplies on i lloor, Cochrane pulled out his revol and shot hls wifo three times. Tu insr lho weappn on Turner he snapi tlio trlg.cr four times, but the i hung tire. Mrs Cochrane dled almost lnstan Turner fled from the house, antl tilled lho offlcers. Cochrane was rosted and laken to the county jall Wisc. Both men wero employed tho Virginia Coal and Iron Compa Mr?. Cochrane was huriea yesterd ie .ini and thls Yuy, Stroile-MyeVN lllll Fnvornl. [Specl-1 to The Times-Oispatrh.l VVakefleld, Va., February 28.?At meeting held ln the Baptlst Church this plai e on Sunday arternoon, re lutlons wero adopted by thoso tn loudance iirging on lliP Legislature passage of the Strode-Wyers bill, n pendlng before that bpdy. , rniMi i>F..\n i.\ BED.. Sudden Deatli ?>f ?'? ?'? Oorhnub I'njeMevllle. ln I.nkc Charleit, l.i I Speclal to Tho Times-Dispatch. 11 Fayetteville, N. C.i February 2 News reaehed here iliis afteriK through a telegram from Lake Chur I_a., lhat John C. Uorhum. of thls C was found dead In he.* there ' morning, J'"ft was visiting .1. H. L( a elose frlend, at the tlme. ha\ been for samo weeks in Louisli where he had buslness interest.. Queen of Coastwise Vessels Launched __6__yr _/?___? '___l"r>TE.S_. City of Montgomery Glides Down Ways for First Dip Into Seas at Newport News?Ship Is One of Two Which Company Wil! Put Into Service. Newport News, Va., February 2?.? Thls city was enllvened to-dny by the j presenco ol' numrdnis guests from the ^outh and North, gatheretl to witness tno ceremonics attcndant upon the launchlng of the handsome new pnss cnccr steamer Clty of Montgomery for , the Ocean Steamship Company, of Sa? vannah. As tlie vcssel rode gracefully down the waya and into the hlBtorie I watcrs nf Ufttnpton Roads from tho yards nf thc Nowport Nows Shipblllld ing nnd Dry Liock Company. the tlmc ho'nored ceremony of breaklng n bottle of champagnc over hor prow was per? fornied by Miss Holen Camp Steiner. of Montgomery. Ala., daughter of Major lt. K. steiner. and the ship chrlstrnod In honor of the capital city o? Ala? bama. Her SlKler Ship. Xearhy In the stocks of tho shlp hulldors rcstod the yessol'a slster ship, which on March 15 wlll he e;lvcn her Inltlal dlp nnd chrlstenod Clty of St. Louls. Theso two vessels will he no tnhlo nddltlons to tho Atlantic coast wlse (loot when thoy are commiflslon ed early thls summor ln the servlce of tho Savannah Line between Boston, New York and Savannah. It was ,a other partlctilars arc known horo. Mr. Gorham wan-long a prominent busi? ness and soclety man of Fayettevlllo. He was conneeted wlth varlous com merolal cnterprisos hore, In Florida and Louisiana. In 19(10 he was marrled at Mobile. Ala., to Mlss Georgia An? derson. who survives him, with his mother, Mrs. B. C. Gorham; one broth? er E. E. Gorham, and threo sisters. Mrs Hunter G Smith and Misses Mary and Luclle Gorham. Tho remalns wlll bo brought hore for Intormcnt. ._-??-? ' -? * VOIITII CAROLINA .IOBS H.VNDEO OUT BY TAFT YVashlngtn. D. C, February 2S ? President Taft to-day sent to the Senate these nominatlons: Claudius Dockcry. to be marshal for the F.astern District of North Caro ' Wllliam E. Logan, to be marshal for tbe Wcstern District of Nortli Caro "necorder of Deeds for the District of | Columbla, Honry L. Johnson, of At? lanta. ,, ? Postmaster at Staunton. Va.. S. Brown Allen. - , lt was announced at the wlilte Houso to-day that Spencer B. Adams. Hcpuhllcan State chairman of North Carolina, would be appointed dlstrlct attornev for the Western Dlstrlct of lhat State, succceding Alfrcd E. Hol ton. _ Al'FOlNTED ItOAD KNOINEER. V. .11. I. Graduate liels New Posltlon Createt in AiuruKln. County. fSnocial to Thc Tlmes.-Dl3patch.] Staunton. Vn.. February :5.-Ausust: ennntv is thc flrst in tlu. State to put he roads'under a graduato anrt eomp<-U-nt en Klneer ns Buperlntendent, wlth entlre super vislon over all work. wheth ply repatrs. A speolal i ihe l^csislature BlvlnK thls important step. The tsoniu ui ??i?. vlsors to-day elected to thf position V. - \ *ir,ilov n nativo of the county and Ijrad uata of tbe Vlrglnla Mllltary Instltute, a a sooil salary. ? new or sim was put througl e authority fo Thc Board ot Supcr Cracked Open, Bled, Burned Ached for Over a Year?Could Not Sleep nor Even Dress HimseU ? Doctors Failedto Help Him. MAN OF 70 OWES SKIN COMFORT TO CUTICURA " I am a man seventy years old. Mj hands were very soro and cracked oper on the insidos for over i year with largo sores They would crack rpci and bleed, itch. bun and ache bo that I coulc not sleep and could cl< but little work. The.' were so bad that I coult not dress myself in th' morning. They wouli bleed and tho blooi dropped on tho floor. called on two doctors but they did mo no good I could get nothing to di me any good tlll I got th Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointnient About a vear ago my daughter got u oak of Cuticura Soap and one box of Cuti curn Ointmont and in ono wook from tlv time 1 bogan to use them my hands wer all healed up nnd they havo not beei a inito sore since. I v-ould not be with out tho Cuticura Remedies. "They also ourod a bad sore on th hand of ono of my neighbor's childreri and thov think very highly of the Cuti oura R*medies. John W. Hasty, So. E.I fingham, N. H., Mar. 5 and Apr. 11, '09. li ity, this m_. IllK ina, No For Baby's 5kir The purest, swoetest and most ecc nomical method of preser-vine, punfyln and boautifying baby's delicate skir scalp and hair is the constant uso c Cuticura Soap, assisted, when necessarj by gontle applications of Cuticura Otnl ment, For rashes, itchlngs, inflamnii tions and chaflngs of infants. childre and ndults, as well as for shaving, shan pooing, sanative, antisepUo cleansin and all purposes of tho toilet, bath an nursery Cuticura Soap and Ointmei are unrivaled. Cutleurr. Soap (25c), Cuticura OtatBMt.JMJ' ?nrt Outieur- lU-Hveni (50c.), tor ln lhe lorrn fhocoUii* Cc.ited 1*1111. 55c. por vtal of 4WIi f*r? w tlmniihout U_, world. I'olter "riir* Ch.ro. Cor gola lW . 135 tthimtUlj Ave.. 'i,'swn.'?J?' , iwrri'.-liasi' Cntliurt hoam. in-mlod_'r_". _L*_?,7,' icrllHIon ?nd tro-tmcut ol? ttU?0*W ?klu W?VW teallzatiori of the gradually increaslng Industrial development of the South nnd tho need of better transportatlon facllitles for Its growing coast wise trade that brought about the building of these two flno steamera. In polnt or comfort for passengers and ln cargo-carrylng capaeity the City of Montgomery nnd her sister ship wlll oqna] any steamer in tlio o.oastwlso servlce. Bpth wlllbe cqiitp pedtwlth overy useful appHancc known to rXesent day marlno archltecture, In? cludlng the wlreless tolegraph. One pleaslng feature In the new shlps Is thc arrangement of ,the dln? lng snloon. This ls located at the for? ward end of tho hurricane deckhouse. and wlll afford every passenger whlle at meals an unobstructed vlew of thc ocenn, and lar_o air ports wlll insuro overy dlner a good vlew and plenty ot rrcsh air. Wlth tholr twln screws theso two new shlps are o\pected to be able to set a paco whlch their confetwise cnni panlons wlll flnd 11 dlrcult lo attaln. They aro spacious vcssels of C200 tons each, length .01 feet. beam of nearly 50 feet and a draft Une of 18 1-2 foot when loaded. Water-tlght compartment; W. T. SLEDGE, " ! niiineil by .ludge West lo miccced Hoi \ \ It. Turnbull, noiuliiee for Congro.* frni rllhe Foiirlh Dlstrlct, ii.m elrrk of Hrunn - vrfck county. BOY INSTAN'TLY KII.I.EI). Womnii Flrcs at CIonc ISnnge to "IVni (ill Atlnek. [Snecial toTheTlmes-Dlspatch.1 Frodcrlcksburg, Va., February --8. Emma .lane Randolph, colored, wl conducts what is known as a bal farm in Mlddlcsex county, takil eharge of chlldren of colored mothe who go North in winter as servan shot and kllled Enos Fitchctt. a cc ored boy of sixteen years, one of h wards, a few days ago. The childr had been quarrellng considerably, n she warned them not to do so aga Whon the trouble was resumed s went out, taklng a gun. Tho childr saw her coming and ran away. S started after them, and as shc wc around the corner of the house s met the Fltehott boy, who approach her as if ln: intended to tnke tho gi The woman, supposinj. thls to be 1 Intention, ninied at him and llred, kl ing hlm Instantly. She then await the arrival of tho shcriff, who arrest her. SOLOMON SHEPHERD CAUGHT. NcgTO son [Sr n'e'er II betweei by Chlc lington at nooi ary, fa ankle. Efland cltased. nlght, built i the lu Shephe ca'ped. Yon. farmer wa hls so the tv captur lir. .iurdercr Cnpturcd Near (i lUe nml Heturucd <o Prison. clal to Thc Timca-Dlspntch.] im. N. C, February 2S.?So icpherd, tho escaped conv ,aurinburg, murde'rer of En olt, was captured thls morni i Gibsonvllle nnd McLoansvl f of i'ollce .1. L. Patillo, of B II" passod through Durh i on hls way to the penlter stoncil to the chief'a wrist i Shepherd stole two horses n and left one ln the roac- wl Ile was In Durham Sat urt aiul went under a houso i flre, Whon tho ocupant >use went out to Invostlgl i'd hit him on the head and >rday lio was found nsloep ii s barn near Burlington. iptured 'by thls farmer i ? but being tho better mrui >. escaped from thom. and v d linally ihis morning. C V. UltOWN APPOINTED. Rec< VcslManl Stnte Hnuk I'Zxt luer iu North Cnrollim. (Speclal lo The Tlmes-Dlspatch.1 Ralelgh, n. c, Fobruary 3S.?C, Brown, al presont assistant cashler tho Planters Bank. Rocky Mount, received ihe appolntment from Corporation Commlsslon as Assist State Bank Examlner, to siiccecd L. WllllaniB, Jr., who has roslg to go wiii, ihe Erwin Cotton Mllh Durham. Thom wore nlneteon ap oanta for ihe positlon. 13, Co nieiit mal nly, UrlMol "Ulltner AkmIsun. y leolal toTb. Times-Dispatch.T ol, Va.. February 28.?Mrs. Ie. ii nillliner. made "an assl to-day, her liabilities hc $2,500. duo to Baltiinoro II: wlth bulkheads closed at an Instant's notlco mako tho vessels prtictlcally unslnkablc. Anipto AeconinifMlrillnnw. Accommodatlona nre provlded ln spa Clous cablns for 1*1? In flrst-class, :ir, Intorinediate and r,7 steorage passon gers. Hot nnd cold fresh and sen wa? ter baths nro provlded In len sultOS, whllo throughout the ship* nre conven lently locnted dozens of other baths. ln tho cahlns wlll be found celllngs so hlgh as to surprlso the seasoned traveler. Problems of thoir own had tho de slpnors of the Clty of Mnnlgomcry and Clty of St. Louls. For tho Savan? nah Llno belng In the North-South trado must fnen unusual conditions. At no tlmo in tho year do theso vessels enter or leavo tho port of Savannah Ih thn samo temperature that they do In that of Now York. Therefore ln tho bulldlng of theso ocean-golnj*; hoteis lt was necessary to provide for tho winter frlgldity of N"ew Vork as well as for the warm broezes of th" Southern port. Blectrlelty wlll cool and ventl lato the statorooms- In summcr nnd tho heatinp and ventllatlnj? systems 1 for the winter wlll bc as complete. AitnANOi.vr; fou coxyf.xtio.y. Ylrglnln Suudny School \-<.Inilun lo Mcel ln Xorfolk iu Aprll. [Special tt, Tho Times-Dispatch. 1 Norfolk. Va., February 2S.?The Fro testant Sunday schools of the clty have already inaugurated plans for the re? ceptlon and entertainment of the Vir? ginla Sunday School Assoclatlon, which mccts in Norfolk Aprll 11, to bc ln ses? sion several days. lt is proposed to unlte nll the schools of the city ln one of the largest parades ever seen ln the State. It ls also expected that an In? stltute, wlth national Sunday school workers as lecturers, wlll be operatcd during the convention. Th- delogates, 700 or S00 strong. will be entertained ln the prlvato homes of the clty. and n addltion. a number of social feature; vlll bo arranged for the week. Th? looal Sunday School Assoclatlon is ii charge of the arrangements. FALLS INTO BOX OF KGGS. Thlef IlrenkN Into Stormont Store un Securca $CO ln Cnsh. [Special to Tho Tlmcs-Dispatch.l Saluda, Va., February 2S.?a hurg lar entered tho store of G. W. East .man, at Stormont, last nlght, am robbed H of about $60 ln cash. half o thls amount bolng tho post-ofllce funt Tho thief made his ontrance from sky-llght window, an,i fell into large box of eggs, brcaking most c them. TRY TO IIJB.VTIFY ll I DIlKlt. Mny Hnve Come From 1,1 fe Bonl o the .MIskIiik Tui*: Mnn. [Special toThe Tlmes,-Dispatch.] Norfolk, Va., February 28.?The ns val nuthorltles of the Norfolk Nav Yard are to-day endeavorlng to ident fy a rudder having the general appeai ance of being from a naval life hoa which was found'on the beach by Car Henry I|fe savers early thls niorntn, Tho rudllcr Is trimmed In brass ar hcars thc marks "P 103." Tho flr Imprcsslon was that tho rudder mlgl havo come from a life boat ln whii members of tho crew of the mlsslr tug took refuge, but up to thls tln tne navy yard nuthorltles havo be* unable to say whether tho rudder cou or could not have been from one i the Nina's hoats. THINKS DEATH AN ACCIDENT. Captaln JIade Doeit Not Believe iu> Daug ter Commltted Sulriile. Wilmington, N. C, February ns.?captsi Charles N*. Halc, master of lhe Clydo ilti Sahlnc. arrlved hero bn board his sh olght hours ln.t>\ and just In time to cat l)ie llrst train Nortli to-nlght for hls hoi in Brooklyn In resp'ohso to a Icttcr nnd tel Krani i-onvpyinr*: to him tho flrst news of t reported BUicldo of hls only daughter, M Floronca E. Hale. last Friday evenlne, or k few hours after he salled for Wilmln_t< Miss Hnle was found ln a room at h home in lhe fashionable' Stuyvosa Hcishts si-ctlon of Brooklyn, ovrrcomc wl gas escapliiR from four Jcts open in t room. Captaln Hnlo does not bnllcve tho sulci theory of his daiiRhtor's dealh, and thin thai it was an accldent. Captain Bunnoll will arrivo to-morrow take command of the steamer Sablno duri Captain Hale.'s nbsence. Cliartcrs by tlie Slnte. [Special to Thc Tlmcs-Dlspatch.1 Raleigh, N. C, February 2S.?ChE ters arc issued for tho llay Drug Col pany, Cornellus, Mecklenburg coun capital $10,00n, by F. C. ShorrlU a others. and the Holmes.C'athey Coi pany, Salisbury, capital ^0,000, by J. Holnics und others. Two banks were also chartcrcd i day?the Bank of I-Iookertown, Grc county, capital $15,00,1, by Vv*. O. Dix and others, antl thc Clay County Bai llayesvllle, capital $5,000, by J. AV. . exander and others. AT SODA FOUNTAINS 0R ELSEWHERE Get the Original andGenuine TheFoodDrinkforAHAg RICH MILK, MALT GRAIK EXTRACT.IN P0WE Trui ^^-Insidt on "HORLICK'S Tuku a paokajje home Delicatoly formed and gently reared.women will flnd, in all the seasons of their lives, as maidens.wives or mothers, that the onesimple, wholesomo remedy which acts gently and pleasantly and naturally, and which may be used with truly beneflcial effects, under any conditions, when the system needs a laxativo. is?Syrup of Figs and Elixir of Senna. It is well known to be a simple combination of the laxative and carminative principles of plants with pleasant aromatic liquids, which are agreeable and refreshing to the taste and acceptable to the system' when it3 gentle cleansing is desired. Only tho3e who buy the genuine Syrup of Figs and Elixir of Senna can hope to get its beneflcial effects, and as a guarantee of the excellence of tho remedy, the full name of the company?Galifornia Fig Syrup Co.?is printed on the front of every package, and without it any preparation offered as Syrup of Figs and Elixir of Senna is fraudulent and should be declined. To those who know the quality of this excellent laxative, the offer of any substi tute, when Syrup of Figs and Elixir of Senna is called for, is always resented by a transfer of patronage to some first-class drug establish ment, where they do not recommend. nor sell false brands.norimitation remedies. The genu? ine article may be bought of all reliable drug? gists everywhere; one size only. Regular price 50 cents per bottle. Get a bottle today to have in the house when needed. >'? 9. :\ X -'? "V VV;', ???V. S5b V\%?'V?*__ ^,^*.;^v\v wM WILL URBE STUART TO OPPOSE SLEMP Sentiment in Bristol Unantmous in Favor of Russcll Man. CONVENTION MEETS TO-DAY Delegates Asscrnbling From All Parts of Ninth Dis? trict. (Special to The Tlmea-Dlapatch'.] . Bristol, Va.. February 2*>.?The ho tels here nre fllling to-night wlth del egatea from .v. 1 parts of the Nlnth Dls? trlct of Virginia to attend thc Dcnio-, Cirattc conventlon to-morrow, whlch wlll nominate a candidatc for Cor-gresa to oppose Reprcaentatlve C. B. Slemp. Already many prominent Democral are here, lndlcatlng lhat the conven? tlon will be one of the most repre? sentative of recent years. It ls be? lleved that every county wlll be rep? resented by a large delegatlon. The executlve committee was to have held a meetlng to-nlght. but owlng to the absence of Chairman Peyton St. Clair and other members of Ihe committee. who wlll be here to-nior row the meeting was postponed. Sentiment Ununlmoua for Smnrl. The setitlmont among the delegates her.- to-nlght ls unanlmous ln favor of the nominatlon of Henry C. Stuart. of Russoll, and while it ls understood that Mr. Stuart is unwllllng to ac? cept, it ls certain that he will be urged to do so, and some of the more promlnent men here. Includlng General Kufus A. Ayers, II. Tate Irvin, of Big Stone, Gap: Profe.-s/.r W. D. Smith, of Scott; B. F. Buchanan, of Smyttr. S. II. Bond, of Scott, and H. A. Skeen. of Wlse, are dlapoaed to belleve that Mr. Stuart will yield to tho enthusl nsttc sentiment In hla favor. Mr. Stuart wlll bc in attendance and be Ib expeeted 10 make known hls fina! vlew of the. sltuatlon before the con* vention assembles. Other CiiiMlltliitcM Named. Among others whose names are be Ing favorably mentioned for tho nomi natlon are: General 1. A. Ayers. R Tate Irvlne. Robert P Bruce, B. 1*' Buchanan, Professor W. D. Smith, A Kyle Morlson and E. Lee Trinkh Among the younger men. Mr. MorlSOl and Mr. Trlnkle appear to be favorltes whlle former District Chairman XV. n Smlth, who was at tho helm during th last campalgn made hy Judge Wllllar F Rhea, ls recognized as well nuallfle for the nominatlon, hut is not dispose to turn asidc from hls dutles as super intendent of public Instruction'In Scot county to accept polltlcal honors. Pro fessor Smitli said to-nlght that hc re inembered thc late Congressman Slomj with much good feeling, nnd that whil he had no personal grudgo against Ih When Glasses nre needcd use thoso that wlll give correct vlslon and a clear, steady eye. Our expert servlco lnsurec that which is safest and best nt lowest charges. Prescrlption work is our speclnllty. Complcto optical ninnufacturins plant on the premlses. Mall orders receiva prompt at? tention, The S. Galeski Optical Company, Main and Eightb Broad and Third KODAK HEADQUARTERS. Garden Sectls, Flower Seeds, Grass Seeds, Clover Seeds, Seed Potatoes, Alfalfa, Cow Peas, Seed Corns, Onlon Sets, Essex Rape, Field Beans, Poultry Foods. DIGGS & BEADLES; Seed Merchants, 1709 EAST FRANKLIN STREET, - - - RICIIMOND, VA. Branch Store: 603 and 605 East Marshall Street. Write for our frce Catalogue and Price List. mmmmntmMtWTtttntaMtMMai^mi*. mvmmmsxmmmsamuimkvmiim prcsont Congresstnan. lio feois that tho Democratu should havo tho next ro presentatlve from thc dlstrlct, and m thlb end he ln ln thn light wlth tho rest of the party. Nothing deflnlto will bo known ns to who mny be tho notnlnoo untll lt ls determlned whether or not tho narno "f Mr. Stuart Ir- lo be allowed to go before tho convention. If he should permlt hls narno to go before the con? vention, he would be nominated unanl mously. MKI.D FOIt f.KA.M) .ll'RY. Danville Ne*ro. Charged Wth Hlxhtva.v ' Robbery. I" B?un<l IHer. fFpeclal to The Tlmeg-DlFpati h 1 Danvitl?. Va.. February S.?Lee Bark? da!e. a nesro. was held for action by ln? crnr.d Jury at tt heartne In the Maw.r'a court thls mornlnsr for hlghway robbtry. Barkuda'c la charged with assaultlnir Ed rtle Oreen. colorcd, formerly a cook at thi Clty pest-house, and robblnir. hlm of ;. out II ll alleged lhat Green met up with riark-dal? ?.n Craighrad Street nn s >'? night February .'0, and nfter sivir.s hlm 'i drlnk' of whlekev lured hlm oft. and after knoeklhg him ln the head rlf.ed hls -..oekets. IIKi MOMA IOR XOB-OLK. H.*-,no,0(lO for I)r> I)??*k nnd 91.1011.000 Worlli Repnlr Work tor \a\\ Vnrd. [Special l . V.'aahlnston. V cavy De'.artmer Maynard tha Repres-ntatlve Larab ls authority for the itatemtnt thnt the Appalachian Par< bill ivlll be reported favnrabl? from lhe Agrl i-ultural Committee within lhe next .ew ROBB-D HY HlliinVAVMKX. VounK Iiirmer Knocked Down and I-efl ln . ..ii-. h.ii- ln I'uhllc Road. I [Spt-clal to Th.' Times-Dispatch.1 Danvill.-. Va., February .5 ?Whlic return lnK to his home in <'a-,w,i! coupty late i-aturclav nfternnnn B. tl- rrumpton, a -.ounr- tarm.-r. ahnu- twenty-flvs or thirty vears of age, was atta.kcd by two hlpli wavmen. who knocked hlm rto-.vn. and afler robbln* him of what th.-y could find oC value left hlm unconscious on tho publlc roads. ACCIDC.Vr.YLLY K11.I.EI1. Wnller II. Neal, Jr., Shootir Klnjw" Whlle ItrturnlnK From Munllnir; Irlp. Wilmincton. X. C Fobruary 28^-At I.aurlnbnrs,*. N. C. thls afternoon. Wal? ter II. Neal, Jr.. twenty-four years old. n son of ex-Judge Walter II. Neal. of that place. division counsei of the 'sea? board Air Llne. went gunnlng. and re turnlng, stopped to speak to a friend. having been seen no more until earlv tn-nlitht. when hls body was found ln tln- woods near the town, shot through the hoart from the accldental discharge of hls gun. Sett?n llnn "\nrrow Eacape. ISpecial toThe Times-Dlspatch.1 Cape ("harles, Va., Fobruary "iS.? Crashlng down from itw resting place in the tower of the Methodlst Episco? pal Church, of Ellendalc, the bell came near kllllng thc sexton of the church. whllo he wns ringi"cr it for early services. The bell fell through the thin lloorlng. Mmlluvlii fures Rlienmutlsm, Kidnry, Skin and Xerve Troubles wlth its famous Mud Baths. Blg Hotel?open all ycar. Thousands mnde well?natural treaiment?draws out pain' nnd poison. Book frce. R. B. ICRA-' MKH, Pres., Kramer. Ind.