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eanes beforo (.overnlng boards of in?
stitution... , llnnfil C'ullrtl to Order. Pre. identJol.m.oii nruiving at noon. ttector .1. C. Carrington called tlie lioard to orfl.r,' 'Profesftor G. T. Sur face, for the welfare commlttee, mndn nn opening statement covering the -it-lory of the case. Ho liad heard that tho board wouIdn6t hear evldence ln the form of aftldavlts or wrlttou rtatements, hnd 'against thls ho pro te. tod, Upon being Informcd tbat thore liad b?cn no nuch action, he asked for n ruling. H. M. Smlth. Jr., of Rlch? mond, said that It was a remarkable 5ir_po.,ltion to ask for a declslon nn a yioint before a questlon, aroec. Pcr Bonally, he sald. he would voto against tlie introduction of evldence of tho l.iti_. He theroiipon prepared to offer r resolution ellminating this sort of testlmony. Tl. J. Noel opposed thls. H. had tindcrstood that lhe nttltudc of tlie board wns lo he favnrablc to tho ?broadest scope of Inquiry. Mr. Smith thought it uiifnlr to lntroduce testl .Siiony which Dr. Barringer would have ?io opportunity to answer. nnd of ?whirh hc had not been Informcd. Mr. burfaco appealed to a precedent set by thls board ln thc Msrr Investiga? tion by n vote of 9 to 1. Tho Smlth resolution was adopted. A lecoss was then taken. UpOn ro *ssembltng for the afternoon sesslon CUr. burfuoo cntered a protest against . tne action of thc board in barrlng nttornoys and evldence in tlie. form of nffidavlts. *. Hc called attention to the proposition that Dr. Barringer should Ret wltnesse.. whom It would be lm l_o....ihlc for the. welfare commlttee to j-ectiro, slnce members of the facultv nre dependent on thelr positions for a Jlvellhood. Going into the caso, President Bnr Mnger read a genemi preamble to hls nnswer. Ho sald hls reply hnd' been I nlhe hands of the welfare committee I ffor thirty days. ' ?? Worked tp l?y Priddy. "Ry methods- of whlch tho least sald ? he better.** he elinrncterlzed the move? ment as an atfair worked up b.v Law, rcnee Priddy nnd hls personal "retalri r-r.-*. Tho wholo thing, he sald. started fivith opposltion to the agrlcultural course in the school. Mr. Prlddv, ho nsserted, had thrcntencd to contlnue the warfare untll Dr. Bnrringer's res Sgnatlon was forthcomlng, "It Is my reslgnatlon.',' sald the ?president. "tlmt they want, and not th_ good of the school." Respondlng, Mr. Siirface sald thnt linv statement thnt the welfare com jnlttee was actunterl bv personal ani Jnoslty was absolutely unfounded. Thelrs. he snid. hns heen n thnnklcss task. with nothing to gain. They were ee.klng no Job. . A long dlscusslon onsued over the ?order of tho subscquent proceeding... nnd it wns llnnlly docidod to tako up fcnch charge and answer separatelv. The flrst allegation. as nlrcndv Jirlnted. Is tho Incorrectness of s^ite ments about the nrennratorv and^irri. ?riilttiral course. ln liis reply. Dr. Bar? ringer contended that hls aceusers hnd mianlpulated dntes. using a 1908 cata? logue to contradict a 1 .09 billletln. when tlie course. ho sald, had been changed. in rehuttni. }tr. ,?"rfnne took the uosltion thnt tlfe president's own words condemn-d hls argument ns to lhe statement thnt about half of th. ?one-yenr anprentiee students were ln Olno fo. other courses. ? Mr. Prlddv. in replv to n nupstlnn Tr?m Dr. Barringer. snid thnt hls wlt r..... Mi\ Walker. of the college. ls now rlend. The latter. sald Mr. Prlddv. had ?wrltten him that the ???iresldent wmiirf ?not allow him (Mr Wnlker. to fur? nish Mr. Priddy with information. liPtl.r Drmnnileri. ? Demands were made for the nro $V..lL?? V thlB ',otttr* ?**"*? Mr- Hrldfly - itiiii not know whether or not he had '*' ^inhi1 ?'?"?-? *Fl.na"y Mr. Surfacc ad? mitted a -tenographic error as to the ' ^Sj\^inK ta i'10 SPC?nd Charge. com r?i%ins ,a ,?efles of Incorroct flgures ' nnd calculation.. based thereon Dr ?Barringer admitted mlstakes ' * ?__-i,_,ei. l.nianf,C[1 tnat '"3 bo 'lnformed ' S-lirJ.3'1 *iv?, f-o. information to the .:Rhin of!;.,onim t.?'."-s '" >>??*? AoT l ,,rZ the article In whlch those fig ' ?.?"__?_& S" ? aUcn<1an<-o nt the school - -rnltors. deslring to know which o? ! _i .21 had discloserl this fact. Tho nrar__.C0.mmIUee ?tw>en\ to answer.' __,i.i B,a,rr,in_-er spokc of the'freq'ucncv fvvlth which mlstakes are made q > I ? ?r .?__ ? rfflC0 safd tllat tliree-fourth-1 ?tneTj^^? tneorwet. som.o'of : Tn his experlence. sald Mr Tnh? ? ?_?"? .mlstakes are often made bv subo? Mre-l-i,,n_/et,tlnfr ut1 ?"at-mentsUb0^ ?w ' K1Jn.e* a'so of the board thought . those . mistake.. rather extraordinarv aniSn?hChnns tho-v a" tondVd onS ^Jv' Pnirnrsftratio?nmr,a'''!:on w,t" a ^rmo^aa ???_. o-clocknmCnf?,,.:as ihen takon "ntil -T,.K% 5e_-_inn. Pesuming ' consideration of th? " Sm^n'V^L^n. mectln*' Sfit one |^^3f5_g_SK3__-t?TO ; f ,'h?H? sal*J, that he was an offloor hathhod\US Association, and thai Pr_dd^ar?s. "a^S^'K th? ?f tho Alumni Association and of the welfare commlttee. M.r. Smith s.ld no-e^r^ thhat?many a,umn' wer0Sopl POSCd to the movement. whlle are .-Tr. -ne?t9rCSl?aS fe^ft *tate ?r.ulturai students was taken up "but nn an explanation b.v Dr. Barringer _ ?was wlthdrawn. A great dea^of tL'e tion passed at the January meeting ln ^h_d0nh1m.rCflU,5,ne daU t0."?"??" rJ^"..^111:..^ sh?-wed that tho wel .1, ?fommlUee was to havo access to ?",?P?? and to be allowed to mako copies tho difference belng tha. n? authorltles wero not requlred to Jirt had Vviden[?rma,!0n- Thecommmee .ic"?olutVo?0"tly "0t K? unders*-?od the Number -Il__(ntr(|. Xcst came the charge that the nre.. tl...- t?ad ?""t*?t?d the vuimber of ac niv _5?WR, J. the dalr>- herd. The re were:slauCait-rU_-J*>0US^ were siaughtercd from tlme to timo occaSlolla,ly 2S 50 votl?a*?0?1 f. .- Dr* Bar?"InBer raid that hls statement that there were nearly lio nctlve cows was sent to tho prlnter J2rn?_?_f' w','" . U,? "^mlnation of the records made by a member of the wcl up ?!. Janos Water Speedy -. Sure Centle NATURAL LAXATIVE Recommwided by Physicians s Rcfuse Subsiitutes }i Class oti arlsingfor CON8TIPATION J far Ati wc act I of pr: '*. pr \i(. sai thi abi tlu 1 hft, cor I l koi 1 l'.u and thu lng altn ruU R a t tion rocc Obc Fl men mill /an: in < unlo over intei that the forci Mi strt. that men Se panj lugn he s wen* in t unde fcitat chiti' Mi and .lohn fjulp ers, day. reeo, of n a ha solu Of t Al" Dlvt St, mad the McC Loul hurh tho by H foun drag Iroti Th joy last A after and the 1 ti'.en Th scatt was strtit high and fOotf S Pbyn Gr cians by' t -llllSi and lego Ul daug mine Mrs. ls ln Or di. i._i gitl.s eialli they ing. With .trlc Our shoe tr.ee i||n JuXX bloom -we liavo the Ujlt shoo plant n Richmond. VVe've studied the shoe quos ,'on from overy point of view, md we think your feet wlll igree wlth our claim thatshoe ityle, shoe comfort and shoe iconomy is here for every nan. The Berry Shoe, now famous, r.3.80, $4 and $8. Tho Hanan Shoe, long fa nous, $6 and $6.50. Shoe specialties: The "Cushion" Shoe that 'ests the feet while standing. V great boon to men -who itand much and who suffer rom tired, aching feet. A neat, black business shoe?$.". U you have bunions we've everal styles of shoes spo lally adapted to your feet. J.i.it'o and f _. Things you'll need to-mor dw?reminding you that they iay be had at our store up to ) o'clock to-nlght. An Easter Suit? Slrckrs; In tlio new grays and blncks r. to $;ir,T Prince Alhert Coat and Vest, $2.-, or ???striped trousers, k.,-> to 512, Tho new Cntaway Coat wlth Vest, bUick or Oxford. braided or not? Gloves? 3ray and all the shades of tan?51.00 Scarf? "Thousands of them, includlng the w luutted?50c up. Hat? 3111c, $5 or ?s; Dcrby, j? to *5t Soft, .<0 up.* Shirt? Hie standard of value is our fti.no tited-bosom W hlte Shirts. Shirts 00 to $:_.,_o. **ane? Socks? 'ure silk, 50e( silk lisle, 25c. Knd a RaincOat should it m off cloudy?$15 to $38. "ummer "H'elgths. aatb%UW*3:loy/t*,Jlfolj*f-W4 e committee was in the followlng rfust. The latter showed that there re at no time more than thlrty-two ivo cows ln the herd. Jr. A. P; Spencer, former director tlie cxperlment station, said that the iiited statement sent out by thc col r<: was grossly exaggeratecl. Iho president read a statement, made ioi* to his administration, that there W"0 ,(-0Y!i tl10" in lI'e herd, and ct that ho hnd accepted and followed s. Ile knew nothing personallv Jut. how many cows there wcrc on 1 placo at any one tlme. t wus brought out that Dr. Spencer 1 whlle in ofllce made 110 attempt to rect tho prlntcd statement. >r. Barringei-s alleged fallure to p a house contract wlth former 111 superintendent Peyton was read answereU, the president saving t hc left Biacksburg without mak complulnt. Mr, Prlddy offered nn lavlt trotn Mr. Peyton, but it was d out and protest was entered. eference to tho spocillcatlon as to nlsstatement regardlng appropria s tor speakers on llterary subjects ived but llttle atlention. ?--?-??_. . PAPER sntl, ME.V Q.VIT. y Strlke Order Iaaucd by Vote of Thelr I'niun. ?anklln, N. H., March 25.?Union ibers of tho day shlft ln tho local s of the International Paper Com ' remained away from work to-day tccordance with the vote ot the n last night, and there are now one hundred men on strike; Super ldent John T. Mulrov sald to-dny he expected 110 general strike in plant. One of the pulp mllls was .d to sut-pend oporatlons. ". Mulroy stated that nearly all the :ers perform unukllled labor and lt would not be dlfflcult to obtain to tako thelr places. voral former employes of tho com ' hci-o have expressed thelr will csa to return to work In tbe mllls, :ald. Among some of thoso who : out last nlght wero thc flremen ne mllls. They allowed the flre r tlio bollors to burn out, neccs lng the stopping of all tho ma ary for about an hour. Uroy took charge. of tho bollers new flres were started. Presldent II. .Malin, of tho International hlte, Pulp and Paper Mill Work was directlng the strlke here to A 10 per cent. Increase ln wages Tnltlon of tho union, ellmination "?gular Sunday work and tlmo and lf for Sunday work when it lK ab tely necessary aro tho demands ho strikers. bi Je in Fc il u tic wa cai 53: Hc| "V l.nj ha \ 'I'.i the whi are bor tha cra the csp* cos: Tuc the cou T sucl er c Har Gov sled not aglt Tl a n wltl gre. liavi abill as tho turn Or land self hc ( gOV( fall TO HCRLS TWO I-NTo CREEK 'r1_'_i S<*0"f . 'rlle,r Bodlca?Three Otlicra Injurcil In Jo-v Rlde. Louis, Mo.. March * 25.?Divers _ \n wnsuccessfm attempt to flnd bodles of Jacob Mucller and Ben oole in Cahokla Creek, East St s. They are belleved to havo been 3d f0|-tv feot over a viaduct Into creek from an autoinobile, drlven icCoolc, thls afternoon. Tho divers d the water too cold, and the glng of the creek wlth granpiing > was rosumed. ree other men who shared ln tlie rlde. which began ln St. Louls night are at St. Jtary's Hospital. splash ln thc creek, heard iust ? the car struck the viaduct gir'der ?i LV.iroVnd ln tl,e wator* caused ,.*_._? ,1'1"t ono ,or boih u^ mlsslng wore drowned. 0 wreckage of tho automobile. ered over half the viaduct road: showed that the machlno had -k tho grder whllo runnlng ut speed. Tho whoels wero to"n off tho spokes sc-nttered along tho TR.V->GE MAI.ADY P UZZl.ES. Iclaua Vnnble to Dlagnoao Dl?ca?0 Thut Kllla Three. ove Clty,- Pa., March 25.?Physl > and hcaith offlcers are mys liied ho spread of tho maladv wh cl Rdyinond Cloland, Grove City col students. last week. mII "lci1,ar(ls?n. aged twelve. hter of Alexander nichardpon, a XV. C. Naylor, wlfo of a niercliant a serious condltlon. ?''??v**?"?i? ove Clty iihyslcians now admlt tho se may bo cerebro-splnal menln althoush when a Clovolund ", " ?t pronounced lt that lost w.eic tK'Wi u V r*0?^"* r-oiHou! in JS? . ,?," ,'"'*'1*0 unconsclovis L?n w?lty:rour 'h?ur? ????? belng ?ten. Much uneas nosa ls fclt. I'Ire Ch dred refui whoi prcir stori bet \v Fo Arm; Inma by t BUOtii tlon comi >ud fanil belle orlgl V C0I01 Pll Ham hear hoad A cc ls bp Fo placi beyo were POSfll hand Tho tho 1 Frnu . Sl Ba West Henr broui hls 1 1 Talta Orum H. XV SENATE IHIIST P? FOR MASSEUR Argument Starts Over Furnishing Attcndants for Bath r Roomc. ' ?Washington, Mnrch 2t,.??nators wlll have to struggle along without a masseur ln their bathrooms ln the Sen ite ofllce bullding. In tho legislatlve approprlatlon blll, "vhlch wns considered In tho Senate ?esterdny afternoon, there wns pro? vlslon for a superintendent oC tho lathroom In tho ofllce building of tho ienatc, at'a salary of $1,800; and tho )I11 specliled that thls superintendent' hould "also bc a masseur." When thls -mendment wns reached, whlle the blll vas belng considered by tho Senate ns - committee of tho whole, no objcctlon c vas raised to lt and lt was agreed o by the committee of thc whole, ' But when the blll wns formally pre entod ln thc Senate?as parllamentary irocedure goos?and the Vlce-Prcsl lont called for a vote on all thc mendments adopted by the eoninitttco >f thc whole, Senator Brlstoyy began o ask oucstlons about the masseur md the bathrooms. He proposed to .trlko out of the blll all the attend ints of Uw- bathhouse. Senator Warren had reported tho >lll, but never had seen tbe bathlng ipartments; Senator Clapp had been here, but never had tried the marble ubs. Senator Burkett was sure that he baths were ln opcration, but hnd io information regardlng the masseur. f Attcndnnta Provided. "* Dlscusslon developed the fact that n he bathrooms had been ordered n long ', Imo ago nnd the superintendent ot ? ho bullding had provided attcndants f, ">r them. ' Senator Cutherland sald he did at ome thc llttle bathlng he dld. Sen tor Scott thought that if thcrc was to e a masseur. there also should be a , anicurlst and a valet. After much conferrlng and general d Jbato. Mr. Brlstow changed his fl nendment so as to cover only the iree attcndants ln charge of the *' tthrooms. "Strike 'om all out.'" ho Lld. "That wlll leave a janltor in is_sge, and that's enough." Three efforts wero made at a vote. ie first was of the popular offhand der. The chair was of oplnlon that e noes had lt. On a division de anded by Mr. Brlstow there were 13 es to 16 noes. Stlll dlasatlsfled, the tnsas Senator demandod the ayes and rc >es, but thero was no second, and tr was compelled to surrender. Itt Proposltlon Mccta Ucfcnt. til Senators Hale and Scott thon put fa elr honds together, and hy a com- fo ned cft'ort knocked the masseur wlth , s $1,800 salary out ot the blll. One other Important matter rc- c.? lved attentlon whlle the bill was Yc ider consideratlon, but it did not pa ouse thc dlscussion that was caused Yr ? the masseur. Thls was the sdb-i Pr :t of reports required from corpor-i w; lons under the corporatlon tax pro-Wh, sion of Uio tariff law, accordlng to i-Ut e terms of the bill. These reports tbl ill not be made public except in spe- f^ il cases. The Senate adopted the to mmlttce amendment to the effect wl at tho reports shall only be made ! (blic upon the order of tho Pros*- ??* nt when ho deems it for the publlc un tercst. 5"o At the suggestlon of Senator I.a va, dletto a provlslon was added re- H>* Iring that tho roports also shall bc s ide public upon call of the Senate i?*1. House of Representatlves by resolu- cor !_??: . thr rho legislatlve approprlatlon blll Ser ?s then agreed to by tho Senate lt ITO "r,'^_._lPPi:oprlaUons of mot*e than l?.rc ,000,000. snJ I ?-.- tha ?\_XIC OVER NEW ENGLAND. Ser lublleana Fear Grcait Democrniic ma Gnina There JV'ext Fall. .ashington. D. C, March 2...?New at riand Republlcans In Congress, who 0 heard from thelr distrlcts since isdays congressional electlon in Fourteenth Massachusetts District X ch resulted ln a Democratlc sweep,' het ln a state of mind to-nlght falrly hec derlng on panlc. They now admit Unc t the reason for the great Demo- ?,? '-*__ volc,, was dlasatlsftfction with ?,n Republiean party generally, and Re! .clallv wlth the tariff and the high adc : of llvlng, and that the voto on 6U1: sday was a genuine Indlcation of Phl sontlmcnt all over that part or the i ntry, "? he sltuatlon in Now England Is ;?? 1 that one prominent New England- , onfessed to-day to a fear that New rerl ipshlre would elect a Democratic sal( ernor next fall. lf he had prophe- of thc fall of the heavens he could lon moro clcarly have hetrayed his con atlon. " ' ils foar ts similar to tho feellng of ?L umber of other New Englandors i regard to the approachlng con- B? slonal elections. Some of them rna.1 ) admltted to-day that ln all prob- Ir ty other Now England distrlcts plal solldly Republiean hOrotofore as tho Fourteenth Massachusetts wlll re- u!,a Democrats in N6\*ember.' naa ie of the be*st Informed New Eng- "(vas Republlcans in Congress, him- corl a Massaohusotts man, sald to-day tho ?xpected Mr. Fosa to run for tho If irnorship of MiisEachusctts _icxt the and to bo olected. tl(~n MANY XIVES IMPERILED. Sa'd m ana Thrcntencd to Deatroy Salvatlou ?t a Army CItadel. Tl jveland. Ohlo, March ?5..?One hun- betT and slxty-elght Salvatlon Army -phii _oes wero imporlled to-nlght, ,,, l flre destroyed the nelghborlng inf; ilses of tho Eagle Movlng and cc igo Company, Involving a loss of sald een $200,000 and $300,000. broi: r several hours, tho Salvatlon if n v citadol was threa|?iefl, and lts tho tes were herded Into tho street ",_ ho police. Tho llremon, however, ,, seded In confining the conflagra- Bller to the storago house, which was ?* C dotcly guttod. Ovor 100 pianos by t tho household treasuros of 300 lles wore deBtroyed. The flre ls ?,?,,. ved to have been of Incendlarv v*'' "? _, . Hull OSSE KILLS I1LACK HAXDEn. -. ? Ph ?ndo ShcrM. Drn.va 'lllnekniallera *?"/ ?*? into ? Trap? One ENcnuea. a hr eblo, Col., March 25_A Black ft t01 l worker wan*. shot through tho passi t and kllled ln <a- flglvt wlth a posso ??ha ed by under Sherlff Warren HIU. **'gm inpanlon escaped on a horse, but T'i llevecl to have boon wounded. astei Uowlng throats, Tony Santuso tho >d $2,000 .at a point soveral mllos 3i.44 nd the clty llmlts. "When two mon ', rl> taking tho money tho shorlff's Blrl"< ) ordorod thom to throw up thelr an n h. Thoy refusod and opened flre. wave volley was roturned, nnd one of unldi 31ack Hund mon fell dead. . w-1'* -.- tho i rillNTEO IN IVAniUSNTOX. 1*aX? ??_- ? Th dulcnt Orafla Found en Mnn of VMSt rmy Alinaoa ArreH.ed lu ..nxton, hct < Itlmore. Md., March 25.?irarry , wlth alla.es, amopg them belnir y Gordon and James HIU, wao rnw Jht to Baltlmore to-nlght. aftor na[f tr.roBt to-day nt Easton.Pa:. by ?l\h .-..-.i- , ' i_^____^ mont \_ "*. Boac O OtaRK A COI.D IX ONK DAY - wns LAXATIVE BBOMO Qulnlne TabUt?. rlill rt?tii rerund money lf |t (?!)? to cur., oonsl ciRov__'.. ?tcoatur-B on aucU box. jbc, Ik, c .--?.,-.- sever We Repeat the Warnin THE /NNER-PIAYE PIANO ls manufactured exclusively by ' Cable Company, and every parl made Jn our factory. The very t _scd Jn the name Is exclusive i rannot rlghtfully be used to de; _atc any othcr player devlce. DO NOT BE MISLED. The INNER-PLAYER Piano has qual among thc so-called sclf-pl ng pianos on thc market. See the INNER-PLAYER aud onvlnced. E/AleViamfAi ?-lEADOUARTERS EVERYTHIN6 MUSIOU nptain Charles E. Wright. of the ret service. "West is accused of having pas: ratidulent drafts and chocks on nlted States government ln vartc laces ln the Eastern nart of thls cot ry. There wus found on him bla rafts, whlch are sald to have bc rlnted in Warrenton. Va.: a eount sit seal of the Navy Department. u ther Items of crlmlnatlng evldon he amount of West's poculntlons nknown, but drafts totallng mt iian S1.000 are In the hands of t uthorltie... Wc.t. who ls sald to be Ishnnorably discharged chlet yeom r the United States Navy, pass rafts for ..mall amounts, usualiy om Sii to $20, AVhon arrested' ore the unlform of the United Stal llp Hancock. PARTY LEADERS SOUNDED ?mitor Iloot Still Trylng lo ncll Woodruff. Washington, D. C. March 25.?Se tary Root, of New York. is still pu Ing hls efforts to bring about t tlremcnt of Timothy 1_. Woodn om the chalrmanshlp of tho Sta ipubllcan Committee of New York ne to permit hls sticcessor to becoi: mlllar with organizatlon affalrs b ro tho next campalgn. Senator Ro. thln the past twenty-four hours, hi nferred wlth W.Illam Loeb, of Ne ?rk, and F. J. H. Kraacke, one of tl rty leaders In Brooklyn. Senator Root talked over the Ne rk situatlon with these men ar esldent Taft ln a conference at tl lite House. lt ls understood thi ; President was chary about makir ?gestlons, but llstened attentlvely . statements of the pollticians ar iressed the hope that party afTal; New York would soon be ad.justt cnahle tho Republlcans to make nning campalgn next fail. Senator Koot Is understood to be pri *dlng along the line of inducln alnnan Woodruff to see thc advisi Ity fro-i the viewpolnt of the Ne rk Hej. .blieans at Washington < :atlng the chalrmanshlp voluntai ilnco Senator Root's return from h est conference wlth Chairma lodruff ln New York he has been I respondence wlth thc party leadci oughout the State. It Is sald tht lator Root has substantlal backln m the party leaders in the Stal hls proposition that Mr. Woodru uld retire. t was sald to-day at the Capltt t Mr. Kraacko haa come around t lator Root's way of thlnking, an ; wlthdrawn hls support from Chalt n Woodruff. I'ORXEY-GENERAI/ ASSAILED BY REPRESEXTATIVE ___AI_T Vashington, March 25.?"The forme id or the sugar trust is now at th .d of the Department of Justlce, an Ier hls admlnlstration the Phlllp es aro being oxplolted,*' declare iresontatlvc Martln, of Colorado,, 1 Iresslng tho House to-day on th Ject of the Friar lands of th lippine Islands. tr. Martln referred to his resolutlo an Investlgation into the act? o Attorney-General, whlch was ro ?cd to the Commlttee on Bules, an 1 a mere inquiry Into the reason the Attorney-General for hls opln as to the amount of sugar land ; loration could own under the ac Congress would not be sufflclent i Inquiry, he sald, would have ti Into the. facts bearing upon thes. .ters. i spite of what he clalmed was thi n meanlng of tho. act relating ti Frlar lands, tho Attorney-Genera rendered an oplnion that then no such limltatlon Jn tho case o; ?oratlons purchaslng sugar lands li Islands. there was to be no limltatlon ir amount of land owned by corpora s in the Phlllpplnes, Mr. Martlr , Congress should amend tho lav, permit lts amondment by means n oplnion by the Attorney-General io chief boneflclary of free trade .cen tho Unitod Statos. and thc Ipplne Islands, ho declared, was sugar trust. mcludlng hls romarks, Mr. Martln these niatters having beon .ght to the attentlon of Congress otlce should be taken of them, sugar trust would pload ln t at some future day that this ico was acquioscenco on tho part ongress wlth the oplnion rendered he Attornoy-Goneral. ANXED IIAFT O.V HIGH SEAS. :, nottoiu Up, Alao Sighted bj _t.aiii.-r __uhn.__el_. Iladelphla, March 25.?A raft, thtr ot long, wavo-swopt and wlth only olceti mast. from whloh fluttered ?n fragment of a sallor's shlrt, was ?d at sea by Uio German ateamshin rCaeicuttn.I,)Ch has arrlvod *??? e> mutp ovldenoo of a possiblo dls _.v>? , ,Hea_,was "sneountorod by fc-charufola March 17 In latitudo north. longltudo 45.37 wost. o raft had beon substantlally e_n .,,?. _i.?!Le,sVma__'y b__ the crow of nandoned lumbor schooner, but the" h whloh aent to destructlon tho _I.tii!ert V0B801 ?n wlilch tho .raft bullt wero probably too much for nen who clung to lt. and all mav bo,e'}1 swept.to tholr death. e fo lowlng 'day tho Soharzfels S.jJ brown palnted wopdon dero ivlth keol above water. -' l? I ! . . Tnken lo Mcniorlal Hoapltal. omas G. I.eath, thoatrloal roag v.no wus formerly assoolatocl i ,?? Academy of Music ln Rloh . reachod thls olty from Palm ?i_?., _ y08t"r<*n>' morning, 4ncl lin ? ..,1,ni?*wllattily to tho, Momo d.. ^ltu1, , lIis oon attlon ls not nimli ?J.lo,u,8' a'lhouarh ne-wllt al weUs? is beU' ?rob*vb> ^ tor riic : is ypc ind CRADLE OF M\ SOLO IT II1ICTII Famous Roach Shipyard Knocked Down to High cst Biddcr. Chester, Pa., March 25.?Tho plar tho Delawaro Rlvor Iron ahlpbull and Englne Works, better known Roach's Shipyard, was sold nt celver's snlo yestcrduy. Tho plant purchased hy Wllllam H. Hanf acting for Wllllam Holman, of : York, and tho prlco whs $153,210, i ..ect- to a mortgago of $100,000. 1 belleved hero that Holman bought plant for other persons ln Now Y. Tho once famous shipyard operr nnd owned by the lato .lohn Roael Son at Chester, Pa., was sold to llc date lts Indebtcdncss of $000,000 ln'i tling the estate.. After Mr. Rofti death, In 1887, the yard was opera by hls son, John B. Roacli, who c two years ago. After the denth of John Roach. hls cxecutors, Cleorgo E. Wecd i George XV. Qulritard, saved a ha some fortune for tho noach he writes Captain George I? Norton the Marino Journal. New Navy Ilcgnn. Hero wcrc thc beginnlng of the n navy, tho ploneer shlp belng the i arinored protoeted crulser Atlan wlth a speod of 15.60 knots nn ho bullt nt a cost of $017,000. Tho _ lanta was flnally ordered out of co mlsslon Decem'ber 21, 1;'*0I. Wlth tho Atlanta were bullt, as t nuclcus of tho modern steel navy, t cruisers Chicago and Boston and t gunhoot, now tlio dlspatch bo Dolphln. It was Secretary of t Navy AVilllam E. Clinndlor, who ls tho foundatlon of tha great "Wl/; Stiuodron." After, Grover Cleveland becnt Presldent, Secretary of tho Nnvy w Ham C. Whltney found that Jol Roach was maklng a bad Job of t four vessels. The author of tho r view of tho Roach yard in the Marl Jot-rn.-il r.ays: "Polltlcal chlcanerv th followed before thelr completloti d layed thelr acceptanco by tho govor ment, tliereby causing tho fallure Mr. Roach, and eventually hls prcm ture death. .Mnny Clinngea Xcireaaary. Oflicial reports on lile In the Na Department show that ln the Atlan alone, when Mr. Whltney toolt offl< were necessary 163 dlfferent structut changes and repalrs. In , addltlon theso wero olghty-three necessary r palrs nnd addltlon,, to her machlnet A.1I of these 246 changes and addltlo had to bo mado before the shlp w. servlceable and flnally accepted. . Jn Justice to Mr. Roach, it had be stated that some of the ltems b longing purely to equipment dld n come undor hls contract, but all woi done on the hull and machlnery nece sary to make the Atlanta an operatlv seagolng vessel. dld come under tl contract. Ry half tho country Mr. Ronch w. a looked upon as a martyr, and by tl Ju other half ns havlng begun badly a Ji :a that navy experts, under Mr. Whitney d dlrectlon, had to make tho best of at whose defects they had to correi These defects appeared In the case - the Atlanta July 19, 1886, when sl was put Into commlsslon as an appa cntly seaworthy boat. Dullder of Many Shlps. When John Roach died two-thirds < the flno Iron steamships in the coas wlse trade and several shlps on tl Paclflc, runnlng to Chlna and Australl had bon turned out by tho ploneor i it metal craft. The product of hls yat S Included tho cntirc Mallory, AVard, Ss (t vannah, Old Domlnlon and Paclflc Ma floets, an American line runnlng t >1 Brazll, other merchant fleets and man o Indlvidual steamers. d The last shlps turned out by thc yan which ls to pass out of exlstence, bt not from memory, wero tho Savanna Unors City of Savannah, Clty of Mem phls, Clty of Macon and Clty of Colum bus, the American-Hawailan liner Amerlcan Hawalian and Oregonian an tho hulls of the turblne coast atoamen fathercd by Charles AV. Morse, the Yal and Harvard. f MAKES WAY T0 PORT Torpedo Boat MJmpa |n After Scrlc ,. ., , of Accidenta. Aallojo. Cal., March 25.?The tor pedo boat Hopkins, which broke dowi about twenty mlles off the Golden Gat, and sont a wirolcss messago for as sislance, Ilmped Into the Mare Islan. Navy Yard to-nlght under her ow: steam, but wlth only one boller work Coming up tho coast the' Hopklni ls reported to havo experlenced mucl trouble wlth leaky bollor tubes. -Of the Farallono Islands both boliori gave out about noon to-day, and th( llttle torpedo boat was complotely dls ahied. Tho crew succeeded in maklnj; teniporary repalrs on one boller, ane ?wlth steam at lov pressuro the vesso mado its way t0~ port. meotlng tht navy tug Umatllla outslde tho harbor The Hopkins )s tho torpedo boat dr which a number of men wero serl? ously injured sovoral weeks ago by thc hurstlng of steam tubes whllo tho ves? sel was off San Pcdro. RUSH~T0 GOLD COUNTRY News ot Mlid Wenther In Alnaka Cnuaea Exodua, Soattle. Wash., March 25.?News of mild weather ln Alaska followlng an .anusually sovero winter. has caused a ? #_.?_. Vi_,tho '"JtorJor gold country bo ?fore the spring, thaw destroys ' the EvftJS ?? %D. ?teame?- Olympla. which salled for Valdez to-day. steerago berths wero occupled by.mlno owners and merchants, who woro willing to suffer any Inconvenlenco ln order to get through before tho thaw ,I_.r ir t?2rlo<! b,1tween the break-un of tho Valdez tral and the ononinc of the, Yukon Rlv?r it wlll" be SifflcuU to reach Fairbanks and Nome - " .??-_?_____ ' T,._BO R OPPOSES A. 1,.' SIMITir. Ohlo rinilrnnd Men Flle Protest Agalnst Hla Appoliitnie.il hy Tnft. Cleveland, O., March 25.?Thc organ? lzed rallroad nion of Ohlo, about 25, 000 ln number, sen"E a telegram to Presidont Taft protestlng agalnst tho suggested appoiptment of -Alexandor L. Smlth, of Toledo, us federal judgo for tho Northern District of the Stato. Toothache stops immediately if you use LINIMENT Prtcat, msc, soe? und 9i.oo, Is lt of ling Not A Milk Trust Tht-Orlflml and fltnulnt HORLICKS MALTED MILK !_.? Ffed Drink for All Ifis. For Infan.?, Invalidi,and Growing children. PureNu-ritton, upbuilding the whole body. Inyigoralcithenur singmotherand lhe aged. , Rich milk, maltcd grain, in powder form. ?Jaaii 5uic,c *mch Prel??*-I ?n ? M-niite. Take noiubititn.e.Aik for HORLICK'S. Oihera are imitations. was ord, s'ow itib L IS the .rk. ited i & tul _et ?h's tod llcd Sr.. ind nd lr... ln Tho telegram was signed by M. ,T. Murphy, chalrman of tho Ohio Stato U-glslntlvo board, nnd declared that the, protest wns not mado ln tho In? terest of any othor candldate. Mr. Murphy ulso stated thnt tho reason of tho opposltion wns thnt Mr, Smlth wns a corporatlon lawyer and had shown hlmsolf unfrlendly' to organ? ized labor. A partlcular gridvance quoted by Mr. Murphy is a declslon by Judge Smlth, flfteen yoars ngo ln favor of Ann Arbor Kallroad against strlking englneer... One englneer was sent to Jall nt tho tlmo for refuslng to tcs rrtESIDEXT T.W-T -VI'l'III)HAWS ACCKPTAXC E Syracuse, N. Y.. March 25?Accordlng tou report received to-nlght from Now York, President Taft has wlthdrawn his acceptance of an Invltatlon to at. tond tho annual banquet of the New lork Clty Alumnl of Syracuse Unlver? slty to he held at tho Hotel Brevoort next ..edncsday evening. The an? nouneement statos that the President's chango .of front ls due to tho address Z Zl,CullnCenOV ?Tame,, U- Kn>- "?B'JO at P ttsburg lnst week. ln whlch ho attacked thc admlnlstration. Ward W. Damon, of New York, prex Idcnt of thc Now Yorit Alumnl Asso? clation, secured tho Prosldcnt's aci?-pt ance of the Invltatlon several weoks ago. Now It ls sald President Taft feels that If he attends tho banquet ho would be obiiged to mako answer to Chancellor Days chargeB, and ho does not wish to enter Into a controversy Chancellor Day stated that he dld not know that President Taft had been in? vited to tho banquet. - '* ???-- + llulldliig I'rrnilU. -* Buildlni? and repair permits wero lssued yesterday un follows: .Mrs. Marlo Ilolzhauer, to erect n two Bt.ry briek divol!lnK on tho south sld. of Grace Street betwcen Meadow and Allison Stredts, to coit S.,000. J. W. Ensle, to repair a frame dnrelllng. 6M Itandolpli Street, to cost $125. J. K. Oarnctt, to repair a frame dwelling, 3H .N'orth Tlilrty-flfth Streot, to cost JSOO. ? i Rt'I-VEn BY GAMm-EKS. Ilnnhrupt Provldence Glove Denler Tclla of l.offluif ?i i,ono Slnce .Inimnrj. Provldence. Tt. J* March -..?Joseph A. Wolf, a Westmlnster Street glovo dealer, under examination In bank ruptcy proceedings here, attrlbuted hls tinanelal conditlon to the fact that New York gambling houses had taken $11,000 from him since January 5 of the present year. Wolf was exaralned beforo Chester W. Barrows, referee in ibahkrupfcy. Wolf sald his flrst' trlp to New YorW was made on January 5, and he stayed untll the 7th. On tho evening of Jan? uary 6 he sald he lost $3,800 ln a place in West Thlrtleth Street. He said he went again on January 11, and ln^threo hours' play at roulotto that evening ho lost $1,-00 ln a place in Forty-llrst Street. near Broadway. The third tlme he went to New Tork In January he stayed from the _.th to the 26th and lost $2,200 or $2,300 ln a gambling place ln Forty-fifth Street near Broadway. When asked for a descrlptlon of some of tho places whore ho had lost hls money, Mr. Wolf was unable to glvo thoir oxact location, but said that thoro were collar and cuff stores in front of somo of them and a to? bacco storo ln front of anothor. Previous to hls trlps to Now,-Tork in January. accordlng to Wolf's testl? mony, he had vislted a hotol ln Broad THE WEATHER Forccaiits- VirglnU?Fair" nnd c?olcr Satiirdny. Sundny, f?|r} ugUt to _ rlnhle irinda. North CnroMna?Generally falr Sat. .-Inds *D* Sundaj-j llgut, vnrinble o _ CONDITIO--S YESTERDAY. HuVd1,^"1.^:!!?:?:;::-:.? y w.S_: ^Sy" :;::: ?;:--::-*?^4! X8*""**" ? ?.Pa. tly 'cloudy U noon temperature. . . % 3 P.M. temperature. ' o? Mean temperature... ** "n Normal temperature .",*'*. ro Excess ln tomporaturo.,... * o0 Doflclency ln temperature slnco March 1. 14G Accum. excess in temperature sinco January 1. iB1 Deflclenoy ln rainfall slnce Marcli Accum/denciency' in'rai'tifalV since '" January 1 . ? o5 Cr?iN.DSI'^IO?.S t. N "'PO-ITANT CITIES. (At S P. M. Eastern Standard Tlme.5 Place. - Ther. H. T. ' Weather. Memphis . 80 S. Clear Detrolt ......... 60 68 Clear Buffalo ..44 r.2 c ear Oklahoma . 78" 86 Clear Jacksonvllle ..... 66 78. Clear Savannah ....... 78 80 Cloudy Tampa. -.,...,70 78 p. cloudy Norfolk ....,....? 72 82 Cloudy Hatteras ....,,. 62 72 Cloar " Key Wost. 70 76 Clear ?l*n*tQl:. 68 76 P. cloudy Ralelgh . 72 80 Clear Clnclnnatl ..,..? 72 7S Cloar Plttsburg ...... 80 84 Clear MIMATUIIE ALMANAC. ? , Maroh 26,, 1910. Sun rlses.,.. fi:06 HIGH TIDE Sun sets,.... 6:2? Morning.... 5-17 Moon rlses,. 7:20 Evening...;. 5 36 thi c ln (tn ? u< I nn fac boi nll Wll fer Vlt Isf. thi: 17 F I Is will ini the it v PI Cap Wri yfflB^ i^ffiK. jj^Bhifc Household Premium Coupon' MARCH 26. 1910. NOTICE Ta COUPON CLIPPEKS On and after April 23,1910, Tfce Timea-Dispatch will di8cohti|iue printing the household coupon j, J&hk *mWK &&L. wny, New York, and lost botween $10 and |2C0'nt rduletta. Ih four day In New York in Eobruary ho said h lont $100 ln a placo ln Lenox Avcnue In Avhlch naighborhood, ho sald, Iher ?wrtro a largo numbor of. gAmbllni plaoos. AVolf also sald that he ha. gamblod a llttlo ln Oroonwlch am Narragansott Tler. . ?' OBITUARY ? Mra. B. ?, Hunter. Mrs. Parthenla Hunter, tho wldow ol Dr,. E. s. Huntor, dlod yosterday fti her rcsldoncc, 1002 East Broad Street Tho funoral wlll take placo from th. resldenco to-morrow afternoon at : o'clock, . ' Mra. A. B, Decke/. [Hpeclul to Tho Tlmes-DIspatch.l I'l-ederlcksburg, Va., March 25.?Mrs, iVD_,vk_."DCMkSr'. wl,,ow '*"* Marshall E n?if?p' (llef1. to-t,ay at t"o homc, ln nJtngxv'cflu,V-.y' ."* her brother-ln-law, uoy, AV. J. Decker, of paralvsls, need seventy-four years. sho left no chll uron. Mi'a. Miiill.v Prvnnlt. f Special to Tho Tlme.H-Dlspatch.l Erlqtol, Va., March 25.? Mrs. limllv Dcvanlt, dled at the honie of hor thtught-V, Alrs. 15. S. Kendrick, here to Jay, aged olghty-scvon years. She wns iho mother of Milton T. Devault. A. .'.pottaiv_.nl lierkley. <J^ro?.P?'!'?-la, V? Th<> Tlmes-Dlspatch. 1 Staunton, Va,, March 25.?A. Spotts wood Borklcy dled thls afternoon af? ter a long lllness, aged about slxty thrco yonrs. Ho was rt-cver marriod. He leaves one brother. Edmund, of thls clty. Mr. Berkley was a Confed? erate veteran. Ho began llfe as an Eplscopal clergyman, but :*,Mthdrcw. from tho mlnlstry, and later became ? Jathollc. Areher Crute. [Special to Tho TimeK-Dlsoatch.l ; Farmville, A'a., March 25.?H C -rute, of thls ***?.n, waa called to AVIn iton.Salem.:N. C, on account of the uddon death of hls brother. Archer -ritte. Ilo was 111 only a few hours. nd was a natlvo of Farmville. McGllbert .lelTeraon. rSpeclal to The Tlmes-Dlsnatch. 1 Washington. D. C, March 25.?Mo .iihert Jefferson. a prominent citizen ?f Beaufort county. dled at hls homo ? few mlles from thls clty thls mom ng as tho result of a stroke of pa alysis a few dnys ngo. DEATHS lUN'TBR?Dled. on Frlday. March 25, at her resldence, 1002 East Broad Street, MRS. PARTHF.NIA HUNTER, wldow of Dr. E: S. Hunter. I'uncral wlll take place from resl? dence at 3 P. M. SUNDAY, March !N MEM0RIAM RICIC?ln rnd ond lovlng remem hrance of my son. THEODORB F_ FRICK. who dled two years ago to dny. March 26,. 1908. . Two long yeartr, and still I mls* vou. And the tj__?r!d ls sad and drenr; For I mlss you darlfng Theodore, Every day and every year. / Say Iti Headaches. Headaches. Biliousness. Biliousness. Constipation. Constipation. Ayer's Pills. Ayer's. Pills. Sugar-coated. Sugar-coated. Easy to take. Easy to lake. Dpn't forget. Don't forget. f/your dpetor says thls h all right; then say t oeer and ooer again. Stieff Silver he Gift for the Easter Bride ;tl_ft ware being the standard b'f quallty especlally attractive as a glft for tho stcr Brlde. N'othlng l? too beautiful for r and nothing more plcastng can be found ui Stloff Sterllng Sllver. >ur showing includes everythlng deilred sterllng silver from claborate tea aota :1 largo dishes to Inexpon.-iivo small pieces ?h as butter knives. sugar spoons, etc. ' ."very deslgn ls a work of art and tho l?h glven every plece mado ln the Stieff tory Is perloction itself. lts exceptional tuty has mado It tho mott popular of gifts for overy occaslon. Stleft prlces 1 bo found lower than ls asked for In lor ware elscfhcre. i Corr .apondence in id. MAIL ORDER DEPARTMENT .'e invlto thoso of our o.ut-of-town patrons o are unable to como to our Baltlmore isrooms to sond.for our lllustrated cata. uc. An assortment of artlcles will bo t on Bpprnv.ii to persona known to us or those maklng themselvca known by-sat ictory references. No charge ia mado for j service. beSTIEFFCO.,s,as McLanc Place (formerly Libcrty St. actoiy 318 Cider Are. 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