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From Xow *On Recelpts Will Probably T'-c Very Heavy. REPORT OF HEALTH OFFICER! Special Congressional Election Ordered in Fourth District. Tim-!--Dispatch Burrau, l"? North Sycamore Street, Petersburg, Vn,. March 1. There I. rojolclng among tho tobacco plant en. throughoul this section, ar, woll as ampngIhe buyers of iho weed. ovs>r the favorable season for order lng thc crop for mnrket. which the warm ralns of tho past several days has at last brought. lt ts the only poor] season thal lias occurred since rarlv last fall. lt Is ONportrrt that from now on tho rco.Alpts wlll be very henvy, nearly two-thfrds of the crop, f.nd thc best' of tt, beln_ y.t unsoid. nrnlhn nml lllrlhtt. Tho report of the health offlcer shows ^n iot;ii of Ai death.'; In thls clty tli:v incr the* month ending February 2"? whites, "6; colored, .">. Of the deee dents, 10 were under tlve years of njre: ig between the ages of slxty and eichty yar* nnd two between eighty flnd i?o years old. Anionjr the causes of doath asslgned woro.- typh'old fever, 3: tubcrculosls, !?: organ 10 heart dls? ease, S: pneumonia, li: kidney trou? blo, 7; accldental causes. 3. < During the month 1S hodle** were bioii(.-ht to the city and 11 bodles re mnv-rt to other polnts for burlal. and 1. deaths wero certifled by tho ooroner. The number of blrths reported dur? ing the month was 5S?whites, 37; col? ored, 21. Sprclnl Election Mnrcli R. The special election ordered by Gov? ernor Swanson, to till the varaney ln Congress from tho Fourth Dlstrlct. caused by the doath of Hon. Francls Rlves Lassiter. wlll be held on March t?one week from to-day. Hon. Rob? ert Turnbull, who was made the Demn cratlo nominee nl the recent primary. will have no opposition, will recelve the solid vote east. and wlll take his seat In Congress as soon after the election as hls certificate can he nwarded. The vote for thc four can? dldates In tho prlmary exceedod fi.ftfiQ. It wlll not bo so large next Tuesdny, because the same efforts wlll not be made to get lt. out. and many voters wlll not feel the necesslty of golng to thc polls. .\ nrnullful Mcninrlnl. The beautlful lii tlo Cdifice adjolnlnc: the First Baptlst Church. nnd nn exact repliea of that handsome church. erected by thc congregntlon as a me? morlal of Mrs. Thomas H. \V6ody, wns used for thc flrst timo Sunday. Its cost was about $6,000. nnd ls deslgnod for the use of lho primary department of the Sunday-school aiul of the largo men's Bible eln.ss, of whloh Simon Seward is tho loader. It is two stories ln beight, and affords Kreally needed room for Sunday-school and official purposes. ln April this men-oriai will be formally dedicated with appropriato ceremonlos. Wnrk on New Sehoolo. Work on the now "Central School." nn Washington Street, ono of tho Inrfre new public ?<.'.?.",.',:; io bo evected thla yar. has bron commenced. and tho foundation is already nearlv eom pletod. The buildlnp: ls to be of whlto brlck, and wll! accommodate GOO puplls, brsldes an audltorlum. cloak rooms. offlceF, etc. Charles M. Robinson, of Ttichmond. is tho archltect. and the bulldlng wlll be a vory handsome ono. Another largo school bulldlng of like proportlons Is to bc erected furthor west on Washington Stroet. "HI-ioellni'cOiiN ."tevv-J. Thomas PannlU's Sons sold at public Ruction in this city yesterday tho standin-r timber on SGG acres of land in Hampden magisterlal dlstrlct, ln Prlnco Edward county, to R. n. ?"crol val, of thls olty, for $S.onn. The sale wns mado by Robert D ."Watson & Brb.. tinrier a deed from thc Southern Uind and Timber Company, Incorporated. - Tho conference committees of the two branches of the Common Councll ?were to have met lasi night to agree on tiie pay of the two ossessors of reaity in this olty, about whicli the Councilmon and Aldermen liavo dls ngreod. But a qtiorum of Iho members did not attend. It wlll tako about six months to niake iho new assessment of property in Petersburg. Seventy-three malls are received and sont out every day through the post offioe ln thls cily. ' The new post-ofllco ls abruit ns comploto as it could he mado. but'. t'h-o byslness ls srowinsr so rapldly-.tha-i- H wlll not bo lonsr before another addition will have to hc made to ihe building to meet tho demand for room. Jamos Allen. a much rcspected col? ored man. nnd ono of tho most proml? nent of his race in Pctorsburp:, died last cvoninp: at his home, on Oak Stroet. Ho was the head ot the Order of Truo Reformers. Gradln-*: for iho Norfolk and Western belt line around Petorshurc; has boen commoncod. Tho line will bo about i. i nlne miles in longih. and wlll cost betwoon $700,000 and JRno.non. Judgo J. M. Mullen. of the Hustings Court, wlll sit. in tho Circuit Court of Susi-ex countv on Thursday tor Judge West. Mrs. Eva M. Williams died in tiie Petersburg Hospital last evening. She was 'twenty-slx years old, and the dausrhter of Georgo T. Edwards. R. H. Bowman celebrated his fifty ninth birthday wlth an elegant sup? per last night nt the home of his daughter. Mrs- M. D. Xunnally, on Harding Street. Many relatlves and friends were present to enjoy the oc? caslon and extend congratulattons. ONLY ONE WAY TO SHAKE IT OFF unnappy if tiie man or woman ~ith n bud back. No reat, no sleop, no peace at all. It bcgtns In tlie morning. when you get up from bed :-o laino, soro and _tiff that it is liard to bend over to put your shoes on. All day the-re is a heavy, dull, throb _:ng pain in the small of the back, Just over the kidneys. lt l.urts to bend over, to llft anything, or even to get up from a chair. Any sudden, awkward movement sends a sharp, elarting twinge through the sore spot. When night comes the sufferer re tlres io liifui sieep. can't lie comforta bly ln any one po.-Ution, or turn over without a painful effort. Don't look at backachc as merely a muscular pain. tliat wlll pass away with rcst. The-re |. a deeper trOiible. Nine times out nf ten it is the kidneys that throb ,'ij.. aclie an.] there ian.he no relief u'.-til tlio kidneys are given help. The kidneys liavo a blg work lo do. 'All j.fre bioMd in tiie hody i.- courslng tlirougli tlie kidiiey lilteni constantly, to be freed of urio poisona. lt is a iioavy enough ta^k when the kldneyi iro well, but a cold, ehtll, fever. or iome thoughtless oxpogurc, or overln* _Ul_eneb ili linuor. t<;a, bec-r or coffee Consumption and Co!d Checked Mrs. Susan Gautier did not know what a real night's rest was until she used Duf? fy's Pure IVIalt Whiskey. Now she feels like a new woman and slceps better than she has in years. Read her interest ine lotter: "I had Itinp atvl stomach trouble fur iliirly years, anrl tried all kinds of medirincs tliat wore rfcconiitiendcd for consumption, but ceived little benefit from ihotn. I was completely run deiwn. In .May I liad a bad liemorrhage from my lungs, came very near hlccding to death and could not Sit up. My doctor advised me to use plenty of stirnulants, A fow days before 1 h.iel ilm hemorrhage I liael soon an ad vertiscment recommending Duffy's Pure Malt Whiskey as a cure for consumption. f wrote for your Medical booklet and a bottle of whiskey to try. I had not taken it threo days before I coulel feel its bene lirial effects. Xow I can sleep all night without roughing. while before I did not know what a good night's rest wns, and I have a good appetite. do all of my own housc'work, and feel better than I have in a great many year?. I know it is Duf? fy's Pure Malt Whiskey that has done mc so much good, and I would not bc with? out it. I can't find words to express what your medical whiskey has done for mo."? Mrs. Susan Gautier. R. 1". D. No. 1, Box ", Washington, D. C. Duffy's Pure Malt Whiskey s an absolutcly pure, gentlc and invigo -ating tonic and stitiiulant. It aitls in lestroying disease, and by its building ind healing properties assists in rcstoring issucs in a gradlial, healthy, natural manncr. lt is a wonderful remedy in the .ircvcntion and curc of consumption, pneumohia, grippe, bronchitis, coughs, :olds, asthma, malaria, low fevcrs, stom ich troubles, and all wasting, weakening tnd di.cascd conditions, if taken as di ?ccteel. Vou should have it in your home. It will help you. CAUTION.-?When you ask your iruggist, ftrocer or dealer for Duffy's Pure Malt Whiskey, bc sure you ftet the fienuinc. It's an absolutely pure medicinal malt whiskey, and ls sold IN SF.ALED BOTTLES ONLY?never in bulk. Look for thc trade-mark. thc "Old Chemist," on the label. and make sure thc seal over the cork is inbroken. Price $1.00 a lar?e bottle. Write Medical Department, Thc Duf y Malt Whiskey Co., Rochester, NT. Y., for doctor's advice and a valu? able illustrated medical booklet, con talnlhg tcstimonials and rare com? mon sense rules for health, both sent frec. *? OYSTErtMBX WANT .NO CHANGE, I Prolent Againxl Dlll Clmnglug Llncs of llnvlor Survey. [Speei.it to The Tiincs-1 >ispatoh. ] Smithflcld, Va.. March 1.?A meeting of the white oystermen of Isle of WIght, county, oyster tongers nnd small planters, mei nt Smithfleld Monday. j Colonel .1. XV. Holloway, of Smithtield, was made chairman, and Hon. AV. E. | llowle, of P'ergusson's Wharf, was! elected secretary. | The mcrlts of the hlll now before tho i General Assembly to rcarrnnge In a) nianner the lines of the Baylor Survey j wero dlscusscd fully. Addresses were! nade by Captaln Moss Martln, Captain Jarter, Hon. \V. 13. llowle and others. | rho sentlment was expressed thnt such j i change would prove dlsastroua to thc >yster busincss of the whole of Tide .vator Virginia. Tlio speakers argued] hat it wlll mean eventually tlio pass. ng of a large arca of oyster grounds nlo the possession of large planters I ind-will tend to drive the tongers and imall planters out of business. Kesolutions were adopted earncstly irotestlng agalnst thc paasagc of the >ill or any othor measure which willj ond in any nianner to break tlie Baylor j Survey. The tongers expressed their vUllngness, if tho /Slato needs the unds, to advance the tonger_ llcenso rom $200 to $500, bciioving that the J ncreascd revenue by tliat means wlll iay the Statc more money than would )_ derived from tlie proposed change. Ncw llnllrond for Iliickinghniii. [Special toTlieTitne.s-Dlspakch.J Rocktnghnni, N. i'\. March 1.?A sec >nd rallroad for Itockingliani is as iiired to-day by an overwhelinlng uia lority. The town voted a generous iubscrlptlon to the new road, whlcli s io connect Itockingliam wlth the. At antlc Coast Llne. lt will probably run by Hanilet. 3ackache Will Get Worse and Worse Until the Kidneys Are Cured. Every PictureJ Telh A Story. I PROMINENT CITIZENS' IN STREET ENCOUNTER nrri'klnrlilgr Drolliern Mlnrli r'olonel WnOltfl nml Ile ["Iron On IIIn A-unnllntilN. Roanoko. Va., Mnrch 1,?Colonel .laiiies P, Woods, formerly Mayor of lln.inoko, nnd n promlnent lawyer. wan BSsauUeil at Flricastl6 by Ilnntcr B. Brecklnrtclgc, .t wcll-known sncloly nnd horse mon, and two of the iiuter'.s brothers, Tho .uarl-t met on tho Streol, and whon tho Brocklnrldgcs nt tacked Colonel Woods lio drew a re? volver and fired, the ball taklng effect In tho stomach of n negro byatnndor. It ls not. belleved Ihe negro's wound wlll provo fatal. Colonel Woods and Broi'klnrlilKo were lined ln thc Mayor _ court nnd gave bonds tn keep the pcaco for a year. About n year ago, whfle Woods wan nttorney for Brockinrldge's wifo, who wns snlng hor husband for divorce, thc two men fought in n Roanoko i-oiiiiroom. Brecklnrldgc and hls wife were nftcrwards rcconclled and are now llving togcther. Judge Woods, brother of lho colonel. then presldlng, lined the coionol nnd llireatc-ned to send hlm to jail for contempt. The two fnmilicB are among thc most promlnent ln thls section, CASE OF LOVE AT FIItST SIGHT. Slenogrnphcr lo Mnrylmid SCnntc Com. H inlllee "Uarrles rSurfolk Mmi. [Ppeclal to The TlmcS-Dispatch.) Baltimore. Md.. Marcli. 1.?Whon tho slonographor to the Maryland Scnato Finance Commlttee walked Into the room thls mornmgj after an absence of several days. she was greeted cordially by Clerk Jacohson. "Good morning, Miss Mooro. How "Beg pardon; it ls not Mlss Mooro any longer, but Mrs. I'.ivonmnrk," in terrupted lho stenographer, wlth it be? comlng blush, "What'."' , "Yes; 1 wns married In Baltimore last Friday to l-'.arl Rlvonmark. of Nor? folk. Vn., responded the young woman. who thereupon received hearty con gratulations. It was a caso of lovo at first slght, according to the brlde. .she met Mr. Itlvenmark nt her homo in Snlisbury nboul six weeks ago, since whlch timo the Vlrglnlan has heen a persistent suttor. HOLE TOn.V IX KOKFOLIC IIO.VT. Xen-port Xcwm Hl<? Trnmp Slcnmcr iiiKl I'niile Is Nnrro?v|y Averted. Norfolk, Va., March 1.?Striklng the tramp steamer Lord Roberts, lylng at anchor off Wolf Trap Llght, nt 6:12 thls morning, the steamer Newport News, of th. Norfolk und Washington Steamboat Company's line, was _e rlously damaged, a panlc was narrow ly averted among the passengers, and the big shlp was forced to bevth at Newport News. The Newport News was en route under slow speed, owlng to Ihe dense fog, when she ran into tlio Lord Ho berts, at anchor. lt was a sheering blow that thc steamer hit the tramp, nnd a. great rent was torn In her port bow, extcndlng front her pilot liouse in a'lminl some feet below the water Une. Fortunately for the steamer thc dnmago wns well forward. and none of tho water tlglit compartmohts were ptlnctured. lt ls declared that had tho damage occurrcd a fow feet furthor amidshlp, tho cabins would have been wrecked, many lives lost and the ves- , sel mlght have gone down in a few minutes. The Consolldated Coal Company's tug George's Creek, dropplng a tow whicli she had for Baltlmore, came lo tlio asslstance of the Newport News and conveyed her to Old Point Com? fort. The damage wlll amount to several thousand dollars and the damaged steamer has been sent to tho Newport News shipyard for repalrs. BIIOTHEHS IX KX1FK DUEL. C'url fiarncr ftceelvcn Severe Injurlcji ti mt l> in ( i-illi-nl ('ouilitloii. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.1 hlmporla, Va., .March 1.?Two brothers, Robert and Carl Garner, whose homo is twelvo miles south of Kmporla, engaged in a desperate tight yesterday afternoon, in which pocket icnlves wero used wlth toiiing offoot. Carl Garner. the younger of tho two boys. was soverely out across the abdomlnal roglon, the chest, face and arms, while hls advorsary escaped wlth only a few sllglit flesh wounds of the faco. Tho wounded boy lies ip a ci'ltlcal condition to-day. and whlle hls llfo has not been despaired of, there is great danger of blood polson developing. ii Is not positlvoly known what hap poned between the two brothers to cause them to ongage in a knlfo duel, hut it is stated that the older Garner began to tantalize hls younger brother, who. becomlng angered, started to? wards iils tormentor wlth an uplifted knife, which ho held ln a clcnchcd fist. Beforo the youth could mako good hls thrcat to do bodily harm to hls brother, he was attacked and re peatedly stabbed and cut. lllll,D BURNED TO DEATH. Wns I-lnylug In Wooiln wilh Brother \\ licu Accident Occiirreil. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.1 lieathsville, Va., March 1.?A very distressing accident occurrcd yester day in tiie nelghborhood of Ho.ward's Chapel. Two littlo chlldren of Cy. Dunawny, aged, reapectlvely, six and ten years. wero playing in the woods near their home. The clder built a flre and hls llttlo slster, in some un known way. fell In, burning nearly to a crlsp, and dying almost imme? diately. Clinrgcil With lluiiiilng Blind Tisrer. (Spocial to The Times-Dispatch.] Lynchburg, Va., March 1.?T. K. Tim brook, a negro iindertaker, and Sam Perry wero arrested last nlght on the eharge of operatlng a blind tlger In Tlmbrook's placo on Fifth Street. ts likely at any time to irritate, Inflame and congest ihe kidneys, and intorrupt the purlfylng work. Then the achlng bogins, and ls usu? ally accompanied wlth some Irrcgular Ity of tho urino?too frequcnt passagos, sediment In tho urlne. scanty, paliiful passagos. or blood in the urlne. Thousands testify to tho wonderful merlt. of Doan's Kiilncy Pills, a romo'dy for the kidneys only. that acts quickly. cures ihe kidneys, regulates the urlne, and drlves ba'ekacho out for good. KKII-Ill)\n I'ltOOF, Peler Clllocca, BOT South Pine Streot, P.lciiniond, Va.. says: "Nothing has ever lielped me as greatly as Ooan's Kidney Pills, l suft'orcd for years l'rom kidney trouble, an,i for a long time I had to keep n plaster on my back tn rellovo the pain, l was so sore across my kidneys tliat after stooplng it was all that l could tlo to straight on. I used dootbrs' .medicine, but 1 dld 11*1 recelve any relief to speak of untll I procured Doan's Kldne-y pills at lhe Owoils S: .Mlnor Iirug fo. Thoy holpod mo as soon as I liogaii laklng them. and I'"' contents of two boxes entirely removeel my troublo. i have had 110 ...'.nsr, f<>?.- nnmnlnlnl ut'non." Your Liver is Clogged up Tha- ? Why You'ro Tir4x*l--Oi_t SorU?Havc N? Appelite. CARTER1. UTTLE, UVER PILLS will put you right in a lew dayi. Theydo their duty, Cura Couatipa tion, Eil iontaets, IntCgeition, and Sick Headache. SMALL PILL, SBALL DOSE, SMALL PRICE denulne mtnit beitr ilgnfttiire. WON'T MVE AVITH SNORER. ln Divorce Sull Agnlnal T. Q. Copclnud Coiupronilxe in Renclicd. [Special lo The Tlmes-Dlspatch.1 -Suffolk, Va.. March 1.?Tne divorce *ult of -Mrs. Kosalle A. Copeland, slx ty-two yeara old, agalnst her husband. Timothy Q. Copeland, ihe chief ground -illeged being that Copeland is an in vetcrato snorcr, Is compromlsed. In tho deed of separation entered into to-day. Mrs. Copeland sets iwo houses und lots for her natural life, retalns ill her jewels and other personal pos sesslons and agrces to live apart from her husband. GIRL DHOWNED IN CREEK. Poll nit Briiie Whlle llcturnlnrc HoillC From Scliool. [Special toThe-i-imes-nispatch.l Chnso Clty. Va? March 1.?Hallie Hayes, the twolve-year-ol? daughter of R. T. Hayes, of thls clty. was drownof! tlils afternoon about 2 o'clock, whllo returnlmr home from school. She was crosslng a creek on a foot bridge, when in some manncr not known, she lost her balance and fell into thc waters beneath. Tho body was later recovered, it having drlfted nearly two miles below the spot where the glrl fell ln. IlEPOItT ON JUDGESHIF BTLti. llousc Committee Wlll Hc llennl From To-llny?Vlrslnlnn* nl Capital. [Special to Tbe Tlnics-Dlspatoh.l Washlngton, D. C, March 1.?The subcommlttee of the llousc .ludlciary Committee, which is considcring tho iudgeship bill recently introduced In the Senate by Senator Martln. wlll mako a report Wednesday. This Is tho Information your corrospondont got Lhis morning. Whon the blll becomes . law thon tlie contest for the judgc ililp will hegin in earnest. -Marshal C. G. Smlthcrs, of Capo -harles, is here on busincss with the lcpartinents. Postmaster .lohn B. Kimberly, of Fortress Monroe, ls in tlie city. Gaylord E. Goodell, recently appoint m pe>stmaster at Brlstol, Is a Washing ;on vlsitor. He thinks that his con irmatlon wlll not be held up for long, f at all. D. Lawrence Groner, of Norfolk, ls it the Ralelgh. Wlll Iteport on Value of Oyntcrs. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.1 Hampton, Va.. March 1.?Willlam ~"ope. an expert from the United State3 Flshorles Department, arrlved hore his afternoon to report to the War -epartnicyit tho value of oysters now llanteel on seventy-two acres of oyster .rounds, which thc Fort Monroe au .horities desiro to rcclaim for govern nent purposes. New Battleshlp Ready to Sall. I Special to The Times-Dispatch. ] Hampton, Va.. March I.?The battle? shlp Mlchlgan, one of the newest ac inlsltlons to tho navy, will sall from hiampton Roads for the coast of Malne :o-morrow. and on Friday wlll liave ior final endurance trial and shaking lown trip. Will Soon Iteturu to Ilainptou Roadn. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Hampton. Va.. March 1.?News re ?elved at Old Point to-day has It that .he Atlantic fleet, now ln Guantanamo Say, will return to Hampton Roads March 15. It ls reported that the Navy Department has changed tho program "or the fleet, so that tho target prac ice will occur on the Southern drlll jrounds hore. Another Ca*e of Smallpox. rSpecial toTheTiines-Dlspatch.] Lynchburg, Va? .March I.?Another :ase of smallpox went to the hospltal to-day, bringlng tho total up to thirty. rhe situatlon is not regarded as alarm ing, and business is undlsturbed. Dccllticii Call to Herndon. ISpeclal to Tlie Times-Dispatch.1 Leesburg, Va., March 1.?Hev. Rlcll lrd W. Trapnoll, rector of Clirist's -hurch, Bluelield, W. Va., who was rc .?ently invited to take charge of the Episcopal Church. St. Timothy, at -ierndon, Falrfax county, lias declined uid will contlnue hls work at Blue ield. Kcaignx ns Deputy Clerk ot Court. LSpeclal to The Times-Dispatch. J Leesburg, Va., March 1.?E. R, Hol nrook, wlio has been deputy clerk of .ho court nf Falrfax county under _\ W Richardson for the past ilfteen i'oars, has tondered hls reslgnatlon, tnd has acccptCfi the deputy clerkship nf the Corporation Court of Norfolk To Erect New Cliuroh Bulldlng. ISpeclal to Thc Times-Dispatch.] Lynchburg, Va,, March 1.?A con tract was let here to-day for tho erec llon of ? new churcli, homo for the Ca hell Street Baptist Church, tho cost Df whlcli wlll approxlmaie 31,000. The :iew bulldlng wlll be at the interscc :lon of Bnli'nid and Rivermont Avc iues. Clinrgcil Wltb Kllllng HUWIfe. [Special to Thc Times-Dispatch.] Salisbury, N. C, March 1.?Charged .vltli kllllng his wife. Mlnnle Hargrave ;?*61ored), Cleorgo Hargrave was ar ?esu-il in Dnvidson county and lodged ii tlie Rowan jall ln Salisbury last light. The kllllng occurred ln tlils :lty lato Saturday nlght, the woman iclng shot to death wlth a shotgun. ApproprlntloiiH for Kaatern Shore. [Sp 'hailc. ireek, lal to The Times-Dispatch.l Charles, Va., March 1.?The il harbors blll now before tho :tnten Senate carrics wltli it nvl'jig appropriations for the, slmrc of Virginla: Cape harbor, $20,000: Onancock laungement t'bniigci AVIIhout Frlclion [Special loTho 'I'lines-Dispatch.l Staunton, Va? Mareli 1.?Tlio man geiiieiu ,,f thc King's DauglUors Hos Ital was changed this morning wlth ut friction, Mrs. .1, Baldwin Ransom acomiiiB luperlntendent, ' succecdlng tlss I -ai.-v Dandrldgo Moore, re Igned. Mrs. Ransom ls a graduato f St. 1 .iiK??*.-. Riciimond. A compotont orp. 0f (jrndualo nurses will assist You Can't Afford to Miss This Great Piano Event Twenty-six More Go Yesterday?If You Want Choice in Crafts-Ramos Consolidation Sale and Advertising Test You Must Act Quickly, This city has never seen such Piano selling as has been going on thc past two days. Thirty-scvcn thc first clay and twenty-six more yesterday. This is thc greatest record known in thc trade. In our cagcrnc.s to find homes for thcsc Pianos, we've lost all sight of immediate profit. But it's a surc shot we're going to add onc hundred and nincty more loyal and enthusiastic patrons to this house. We're facing a hard situation. Thc burning question is to find homes for thc Pianos now on hand. The whole thing has been caused by the two conccrns consoli dating and thercby strengthen themselves and buy in still larger quantitics. Some of the makes will bc discontiriucd, thercfore they must go! Never before have cirrumstanccs so shaped them? selves as to make it necessary to cut thc prices so low. Come at once and attend to this matter. This sale will be discontinued without notice as soon as a certain number have been disposcd of. We state, and most emphatically, too, that prices have never been as low and terms of ownership so easy as in this warehou.se sale. Bear in mind that we guaranteo quality and wc.guaranteo price. Bear in mind that you need make no cash payment other than the advertising test certificate shown below. This extraor? dinary offer is made so that wc can learn definitcly onco and for all which is the best advertising medium, thercby saving thous? ands of dollars in placing our new advertising contracts/ We can't begin to tell you one-half in this limited spacc?come.'.ec and judge for yourseif. CUT THIS OUT?WORTH $30 $375 GOOD POR I Wfyicty Bollars AS FIRST PAYMENT ON A PIANO at Consolidation Sale Prices lf presented on or before March 5. 1910. THE CRAFTS PIANO CO. RAMOS PIANO CO. Times-Dispatch. _^_i_i__3?ftg?_?__?___r&______^?_ Brinp- this Arlvcrtisinp Test Certificate with you?select any Piano in our stock. Wc will accept this certificate as first payment on the Piano. You make you next payment onc month later. $2.00 FOR $1.00 Should you desire to pay any cash, in addition to this certificate, wc will j"ivc you a receipt for S2 for every dollar you pay up toS30. 1 EXAMPLE: Present this Certificate and get a receipt for.$30.00 Present this Certificate and pay $5 in cash and get a receipt for. . .$40.00 Present this Certificate and pay $10 in cash and get a receipt for. .$50.00 Present this Certificate and pay $15 in cash and get a receipt for. .$60.00 Present this Certificate and pay $20 in cash and get a receipt for. .$70.00 Present this Certificate and pay $25 in cash and get a receipt for. .$80.00 Present thls Certificate and pay $30 in cash and get a receipt for. .$-)0.00 Remember, money back if Piano is not found exactly as rep? resented in every respect. Remember, too, terms as low as S2, $1.50 ?yes, even S1.25 weekly can now be made. You must act quickly ?the Pianos are here, thc reductions are genuine, and there are hundred." of homes anxious to get onc at these extraordinarily low prices and thcsc ridiculously easy "terriis. Storc open day and night until this sale closcs. The Crafts Piano Co. (Inc), Fifth and Grare Streets; Ramos Piano Co., 214 North Fifth Street, near Broad. v $475 Pianos Now $307 11 ^Za LANDSLIDE ON N. & W. CAUSES FREIGHT WRECK Traln I'lrniui,, Ih Kllled aml r.neIncc r nml Ilrnkriniiu llccelve Iojuriex, [Speclal to Thc Times-OIspalch.] Roanoke, Va.. March 1.?ln onc of the heaviost landslides that the Nor? lolk and Western Rallway has evc-r known, C. C. Davls, freight fircman, was killed carly thi. morning. En glneer V,'. J. Klrby had his left. foot liurt, and was otherwise brulaed, and Brakeniaii Charles Proston, colored. had his back bruised. Klrby and ["hester were placed in the railroad hospital nt Bluefield, and are receiv ing every attention ing i.verv aitenuon. The landslid. occurred a half mllo =ast of Oakvale, a small station, slx teen mlles cast of Bluofield. A mass )f earth and rock plungcd from the nountairi side, covering both traeks ind pillng up a huge lieap of debris ->n the embankment. The frclght, .ast-bound, plunged into the slide. POST-OFKICE BOX RODDED. Mail for 1'cuinsiiln Hank Stolcu for Second Tlme in Tlirec _If*ntb_.y ISpeclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] "Williamsburg, Va., March 1.?For thc second Ume ln the past three months the large combination loek box used by the Penlnsula Bank, in thc Williamsburg post-offlce. has been robbed. Thc last robbery, like the first. was commltted some tlme during Sunday. Just what was stolen or the amount gotten from the letters ln the box yesterday ls not known. There were a number of letters in thc box. anrl it Is presumed they con tained checks and probably currency The Tost-OftVe Department has been notitled of the theft, anf] an inspector is expeeted to tako up the case. The first robbery ivas not made public in the hope of seeurlng the culprlt. nniNc.s suit for tfito.ooo. \ctloii AtraliiHt S. A. lu Brought hy .ilniliilKlrutor of thc Late J. A. Dunlap. rStieOlal to The T.lmos-I'isp-uch.l Wadesboro, N. C March 1.?Suit has ieen bcgun in tho Superlor Court igainst the Seaboanl Air Une Rallway 'ompany for damages ln the sum of 530,000 hy Dr. I* V. Dunlap, as ndmin strator of the estate of the. late .lames \ Dunlap. The rallway company ls iharged wlth tho death of Mr. Dunlap, vho was on his way home front1 Wartos ioro, December 1, VI M>, a"cl ?'?* **e ?i-osso'd the railroad track a traln ran nto hls buggy, k'Ulliig hlm instantly. T<i .'Imrter Hoard at Trailc. [Speclal to The Tlincs- Dispatch. 1 Suffolk, Va? March 1,?A charter ur the Suffolk Board of Trade, mak ng tho inaxlmuin capital $25,000, was ipplln] for' tii-day. A coiistltutlon and O-laws wlll bo adopted soon. RAILROAD IS ARRESTED. A. C. L. Mniiirii mm Fayetteville Court, Clinrgetl Wlth Vlolatlug Franchlnc. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.1 Fayetteville, N. C, March 1.?Mayor V. C. Bul lard to-day on behalf of the clty of Fayetteville issued a warrant for ihe arrest of the Atlantic Coast Llne Rallway. The warrant was serv? ed on C. S. McMlllan, agent for the company here. The complaint made by .1. McD. Monaghan sets forth that the conditions of the franchlse granted the old Wt*stem Rallroad rcqulred the said road to keep Russcll and Mum ford Streets anfi sldewalks in good condition. graded and of such level with the rallroad that the track might be crossed at any point; tliat the Yad kln Valley Rallroad was the legal successor to tho Western Rallroad, and that tho Atlantic Coast Llne is the legal successor to lhe Yadkin Valley, anel therefore bound hy the conditions of the original franclitse; tliat the At? lantic Coast Line has not complled with thc said conditions after repeat? ed notico from tho clty of Fayetteville, and for such wllful vlolatlon of fran? chlse Is cited to appear beforo Mayor Bullard at the Clty Hall at 9 o'clock March 7 to answer charges. i Fl?rist GROWS MORE Roses, Carnations, Violets, Gardenias, Lilies of the Valley, Orchids, Etc, Than all of the other florists in the city combined?and has the largest stock of Decorative Plants 1'renlict 4'uti?t-? Itlvcr to Rlse. [Special to The Timcs-Pispatch. ] Lynchburg, Va.. Mareli 1.?A rain of nearly two inches yesterday and to? day has caused a slight rlse in the James, but it is believed the frcshet will not he sufllc.lent to caus0 trouble wlth thr- coftcr dams at tho Soulhorn's new hridge in thc city. The stago to-nlght is four feet. Three feet moro will cover the. coffer elam. Doctor lla? Nnrroiv Escapc. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.1 LyncliliurR. Va., March 1.?Dr. Geo. T. Harris. of Amherst county, hart a narrow escape yestertlay whlle cross? lng a swollen streani in lower Am? herst county. it being necessary for him to abandon lils buggy and escapo on the horse's back. For Infants and Children. The' Kind You Havs Always Bought Signature of C6aJtfifj%?&&.