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BY EARTHQUAKE Very Violent Shock Is Kelt Throughout Switzer? land. WOMEN FAINT FROM FEAR Street Cars in Geneva Are De? railed, and People i'lec From Homes. Berne, Switzerland. November IV.?A. violent earth shock was felt through? out Switzerland in ln:27 o'clock lust night. This wau followed by lesser <iuukes. Thb movement was especially strong In the cantons ul Berne and Zurich, in th.- district of Inlcrlakcn, und throughout me region ?' tncj Alps. So far at Known there were no CBS" unities. In Geneva street cars wore derullod. Ju this city and in Zurich theatre audiences were thrown Into a pania and rushed into the streets. Muriy wo men fainted from fear. in tin- tow n. utong the mountain slopes the inhab? itants (led from their homes, and did not re-enter them until the y were sat isiled that the foundations of thclt housee were not seriously damaged. Avalunc-hr? Down Mont* Ulnae. At Chamounlx neormous avalanches rushed down Mont Blunc. Glass orna? ments were brukeii in homes mrough out the disturbed area. The seismic motion wu.i from north to south. The earthquake -/t last night, which was felt in a wide area of Cgutrul i;u lope. severely damaged the castle ol Kohensollorn, on the steep gpllcrberg near H?rtlingen, 1'russln. Ktntur.- ,,"n thi beautiful itruetun dlaltgurcil und great cracks uppon ed In iTi< tow urs At Constance in thi Grand Duch> Ol Hadrn. the spire and cross of Iho ? ?lhedr.il. the most Imposing bulldlllg in the city, fell, a colossal Statut of < rmanla. which crowned the post ollloe building, tumbled Into the street. People .spend Mab? In Field. S%e kingdom of Wurtember? .?....? shaken hard. In Rbl'ngeii 500 frighten? ed prison* spent tin night around nr.-s In an open Held, ftutlway coininunlcn tiuii with that plaet has been int? ? - i upti d. Harth shocks .ire unusual in the distrht affected, and the alarm of tin i bople generally was greater than would have been the cut In countries where seismic disturbances ?n a more common occurre'nee At Frankfurt where houses wen shaken, the popu? lace rushed Into th- streets pun bi? st rlcken. Great orackS were made In the walls of several buildings. Stuttgart felt in. movement strong l>. Houses rocked, picture's fell from i lie walls and furniture who tumbled ??bout. Iteports fi oui Munich. Stress l-urg and Maycnce tell of similar ex pi riences. I'nnle In Heidelberg Theatre. i here was a panic in the theatre at ii. idi ib.-rg. Near Lautllngen ?? rail? way viaduct fell in. Several buildings, Including St. Ste? phen's Churctii were damitgeii m M?l? hausen, and a large stone was shaken from the church steeple. Bricks and Hies from disturb..! l.uii.lings littered th- streets. A theatre audience stam? peded from tin- playhouse. The shock was ti"t foil severely at V ienna, Austria, according to reports received here. Look Out Make no mistake. Use only those medicines the best doc? tors approve. . Should your doctor order Ayer's Sarsa parilla, well and good. If something else, still well and good. Trust him. LWlfo EATWH?TYO?UKE it wont hurt ijouif ijou Take - f?lemans guarantee fortodifccstton-HL Constipatton >Di|spcpslag> A Liquid After Dinner Dl^ManT ASK YOUR DRUGGIST pubc jAME QUALITY EVERY DAY Mod roc IS81. See Our Great New Store and New Stock. Sydnor & Hundley Seventh and Grace Get Everything Needed f, o r Comfortable Traveling at ROUNTREE'S ">3 E. BROAD ST TREE HAVE YOU SEEN THE New Method Gas Ranges AT Pettit & Co.'s? We Fred. Richardson's ?torsure and Transfer Department, slain and Belvldere Sts. Hauling, Packing and Storing High. Grado Household Goods Phones: Madison 843. day; Monroe ? 42. night. m park Ery s hair bal8am ICleonfft? tod beautifies the heir. IPromoUj a laitvtint froirth. IKever rails to Baatora Gray ] Hair to its Tomhful Color. I Cans scalp alaaasst a bat/ latusc. Naming of the New Cabinet Is Regardc 1 as an lixperi nient. THERE IS NO ENTHUSIASM Several Ministers Decline to Serve, an<l Rebel Cause Is < Irowintr. Peking, November 17. 4:67 P. M. China's tir.it experiment with u con? stitutional bluet dominated by Chi? li ?< . not promise much, oxccpl .if ;i stopping-stouc to something more permanent. The local ncwspupei are noi enthusiastic, and express tho opinion that tin administration of Premier Yuan Hhl Kal will i,c of brier duration. Some of those selected an ministers already have declined to serve, it in believed tliut few ol th< ineni cr:j even were consulted before their names were announced in the imperial edict yesterday. The mem? bership is a strange mixture of Munch us and Chinese supporters, de? fenders of the throne- and out-and-out i - formers. 'I h.- ostensible purpose was to conclle all factions, but the suspicion ? Xlsts Iii seme <]uurter? that Yuan deliberately constituted a government a continuation of which he knew to I": Impossible. Appeal to ItevulutlonlHt*. Amoy, China. November IT.?Interior low na In the southern half of thlt province, Pokieil, having been aban? doned by the. Imperial oflleials, are appealing' to the r< volutlonlsts to send magistrates to preset ve order. l'ron Hlokc, near Chungchow, comes woro that the antlforcign while funs arc becoming active, ut Sloke. Aci Ording to native estimates more. :!-..iii i.000 casualties had occurred uu to Ifc3t evening In the three days- fight? ing at Chungchow. The rivai faction! In the revolutlonury parly in Amoy are trying to adjust their difficulties. Tell or Brutalities. Victoria. B. C. Novembel 17.?The steamer Cansms Maru, which arrived here from the Orient yesterday, was at Shanghai October 21 and 22 when thousands of refugees were Hocking to that port from Hankow. The steam? er brougiit thi stories of many eye? witnesses who told of bloody Inci? dent's. I. Suzera, of Yokohama, who went with a. deputation from Hankow to v> ? :;ang to rescue the missionaries and other foreigners, clamorttl for ad? mittance The gates were suddenly opened and a large number of cap? tured Hanchus Were dragged out by their hair, beheaded a'nd their heads huiltd at the feet of the delegates. The gutes then were cloaed an? the foreigners went buck to tell what they had seen. ' >i, the city wall a number of rebel soldiers stood to watch for Manchus trying to escape with ropes. Those attempting to cscapf were riddled with bullets as they lowered them? selves. Sir/era saw a Mnr.ehu official who hail paid a coolie J18.000 for a sampan, dragged ashore and beheaded. At a place near Hankow, when for? eign firms left their premises, the rebels caught ? gang of looters, be? headed them and nailed their heads to the doors of stores and dwellings with ? I gnu telling of the fate other rob? bers would meet A Manchu who had boarded a Japanese river boat was malting his way to the cabin when lVbela come aboard, seized him and led him back to the city "gafe." \Ch.n-..?' .>e was beheaded. Ill- bead was stuck on a pole. A policeman who failed to stop looters was decapitated und his head put in ;, basket, over which a placard was placed saving that the head was that of a policeman. iraenal In Captured. Tbl Hanyang arsenal was captured by .1 oicvci ruse. Several hundred In? surgents crossed the river In sampans und rushed to the gates of the arsenal, shouting that they were loyal troops tind were escaping from Wut hang. The gatei of the arsenal were thrown open, end, once In, the rebels pyt back their white bandages. Resistance did not follow, and the THE WEATHER Knrrrasl: For Virginia?Hein, follow? ed by clearing Saturday; colder Satur? day night t Sunday fair-, brisk and bleb Noutb. h 111 fling to west lvlnils. Pur \or?b Carolina?Local ruin Sat? urday cooler iTCMt portion) Sunday fair, cooler east portion) brisk aouth, shirting to northurtt vtlnd*. Special Loral Data for Yesterday. 12 noon temperature . IS 3 P. M. temperature . 4e Maximum temperature up to 3 P. M. 60 Minimum temperature up to 8 I*. M. 31 Mean temperature . 40 Normal temperature . 4S Deficiency In temperature . 6 Deficiency in temperature since March 1 .,- IIS Accum. i \cess in temperature since January I . 1" Rainfall last twenty-four hours..Trace Deficiency in rainfall since March 1 .t. 7.fill Acciim. deficiency In rainfall since January l . 6.'*f> Local Observation S P. M. Yesterday. Temperature . 48 llumldltv . 6.T Wind- direction .N. E, Wind?velocity .I ' Weather .Cloudy Rainfall last twelve hours.Trace CONDITIONS IX IMPORTANT CITIES. (At .v P. M. Bastern Standard Time.) Place. Ther. II. T. I* T. Weather. AahCVllle _ 50 60 "S Rain Atlanta . 00 61 18 Clear Atlantic City, so ">o 28 Cloudy Boston . 40 12 28 Cloudy Buffalo . 12 12 2 1 Rain Calgary . 30 4U .10 P. cloudy Charleston... 64 .1 ^ Cloudy Chlcugo . 34 .".2 Ml Cloudy Denver . 4 2 IS 30 Cloudy rniluth . 22 30 22 Cloudy Galvetstou .. ? ? 7ti G8 Cloudy Hatteras .... <>-' 0.4 50 Clear Havre . 3S HS 2S Cloudy Jacksonville:. To SO ?s Cloudy Kansas City.. :;s i? 32 Clear Louisville ... IS til 4s Rain Montgomery.. .2 TS r.2 Cloudy New Orleans. 7 1 S2 t>6 Cloudy New York.... 40 12 23 Cloudy Norfolk 54 56 12 Clear Oklahoma . . . 46 r.6 Clear Pittsburgh . . IS 50 82 Cloudy Raleigh . GO ?0 3(5 Cloar Ht. 1,011(3 .... ::? 60 34 Cloudy St. Paul . 2S 30 22 Cloudy San Jfrancisco fit! 66 f.O Rain Savannah .... 68 74 T.6 Cloudy Spokane .,46 46 42 Cloudy Tum pa . 7 6 St 7 0 Clear Washington.. 44 46 28 Cloudy Winnipeg .... 4 16 -S Clcnr WythevlTlo .. .70 .->r, ::s P. cloud] MIXIATLKK ALMANAC. November 18. 1011. HIGH TIDE. I Sun rises.... 6:54 Morning.... 2:64 'SUQ S,eU...... 4:67 Evening.... 2.59 To-Day Marks the "Round Up" of the First Week of You have put off buying that Piano a long time?Don't you know this sale is the best opportunity you'll ever have and that to-day is as good a time to buy as any?in fact better?because, every day sees a reduction of this great stock and the very Piano you ought to have may be ?one if you delay much longer. In taking over this great stock from the Cable Piano Company we did so at prices and on terms that made this sale possible?We have marked everything with a tag bearing prices that are absolutely below the best prices ever offered before by any music house. Remember new and regular scock as well as slightly used pianos are included at the following discounts because this great stock must be sold. W%, WJ , 50%, 60^ on Time 10% Extra for Cash GREAT REDUCTION OF PRICE IN REGULAR STOCK OF NEW PIANOS 1 Carload New $350 Cambridge Pianos 40 per cent, off regular price. Transfer bale, lon? time, $210.00. m| QQ AA Transfer Sale, ( Ahl I or -hurt lime, ?J>l0?7.UU 30 New $250.00 DeKoven Pianos 20 per cent, off regulur price. Transter Sale, long time, $200.00. Transfer Sale, ("ASH or short time, $180.00 50 New $350.00 Schubert Pianos 20 per cent, off regular price. Transfer Snlr, long time, $280.00. Anrn C\(\ Iramfrr Sale. ( ASH or short lime. ?P?wD.?.UU 40 NEW $300.00 EVERARD PIANOS-LESS THAN HALF PRICE Double veneer et I mahogany <-.i-e. Genuine ivory keys, Best nickel pedal-. Standard action metal frame, Beautiful tone. Excellent lasting qualities. A Piano that will givc great satisfaction Piano ir< ;i bargain at the rcgulat price, and ,t positive money-saver at the price quoted for this sale Transfer Sale, long time, $180.00. Transfet Sale, CASH or ?hott time. Full Thi:. $144.00 20 New $275.00 Cabinet Grand Pianos J0 per cent, off regular price. Transfet Sale, long time. $192.50. fflfJQ CQ Transfer Sale, CASH or short time, ?D 1 00,00 50 The New Scale Kingsbury Pianos Regular Price $350.00 and $375.00. 20 per cent, off regular prices. Transfer Sah, long time, $280.00 and $300.00. Transfer a*, . ASM Jgtg $270 and short time 20 New $250.00 Upright Pianos 30 per cent, off regular price. Transfer Sale, long time, $175.00. (PI C7 Kfi Transfer Sale, CASH or short time, ?Dl D I qDXJ 50 New $275.00 Wellington Pianos 20 per ceDt. off regular price. Transfer Sale, long time, $220.00. C1 QQ AA Transfer Sale. CASH or short time, ?J? A I70?l/U A few $300.00 Wellington Pianos at equal re? ductions. 2 Exquisite Cable Baby Grand Pianos Regular Price $650.00. Mahogany Art Case. Transfer Sale, long time. $455.00. (PXAQ CA Transfer Sale, CASH or short time, ?pTvf?/?.DU 25 New Cable Pianos Regular Price $400.00 and $450.00. Transfer Sale, liberal terms, $320.00 and $360.00. i <?288 quick settlement .. and $324 20 New Conover Pianos. Sold Everywhere at the Same Standard Prices. According to Size and Stylo. Regular price*. $450.00 to $575.00 Long time price $405.00 to $517.50 Cash Prices .. $364.50 ,o $465.75 HERE ARE A FEW OF THE MANY BARGAINS IN USED PIANOS $300.00 Wellington Upright- Slightly used and in very good condition. 40 per cent, long time price, $180.00 CASH or ?PICO AA short time price . ?0iO*?.UU $350.00 Kingsbury Upright?Used, but now in good shape. I.act many years 50 per cent, lone time price, $175.00. CASH (PIC 7 CA or snort time price.?D 1 O 4 .0 vr $400.00 Chase Bros. Upright?Used, but in good condition and a bargain 50 per cent, long time price, $200.00. CASH or (PI Qf. AA short time price. OlOU.UU $400.00 Cable Upright?Used, but in most ex? cellent condition. 50 per cent, longtime price, $200.00 CASH (P1QAAA or short time price. ?910U.UU $250.00 DeKoven Upright?Our own make; slightly used, but good value. 30 par cent, long time price, $175.00. CASH or (PI CT CA short time price. OlOf.OU $250.00 Wellington Upright?Used but in good condition, and is good for years' use 50 per cent, long time price, $125.00. (P 1 1 O CA CASH or short time price. ?plla?.3U $450.00 Cable Upright?Used. A good Piano and in excellent condition. 50 per cent, long time price, $225.00. CASH or OAO CA short time price . <X?*?U*?.DU $300.00 Waters ft Son Upright?Used, but a reliable Piano and in good condition. 60 per cent, long time price, $120.00. (1 AO Art CASH or short time price OlUO.UU $250.00 DeKoven Upright?Slighth used. Nearly new A fine bargain. Come quirk 20 ?er cent, long time price, 200.00 CASH or short time (j> | q q q q $275.00 Kingsbury Upright ?Used. Our fac? tory department reports this Piano in fine con I dition A bargain. 50 per cent, long time > price, $137.50. CASH or short (PI OO 7C time price. <j I I O $300.00 Wellington Upright?Used. Now in very good order. A bargain 40 per cent, long time price, $180.00. CASH or (1 ?Q A A short time price. ?P I 0*?.UU $250.00 DeKoven Upright?Used but good for many vears, good condition. 40 per cont. long j time price, $150.00. CASH or (PI OC AA ; short time price. ?0 J. ?jD.UU I $400.00 Schubert Upright?Ueed. but now in ' j fine condition. Reel bargain. 50 per cent. , long time price, $200.00 CASH or short time price. $216.00 $500.00 Emerson Upright?Ueed, but a cracker-jack bargain. A big Piano value. 70 per cent, long time price, $150.00 CASH or short time J J ?JJ QQ $400.00 Cable Upright?A fine Piano. Used, but in excrllont condition. 40 per cent, long time price. $240.00. CASH or short time price. $275.00 Kohler ft Campbell Upright?Used, but in good condition. A splendid bargain. 90 per cant, long time price, $137.30. (PI OO ?C CASH or short time price. ?9 1 Z. O. 4 O $350.00 Cable ft Son Upright?Used, but good for long and satisfactory service. 60 per cent, long time price, $140.00. CASH (PI OCA A or short time price. ?Dl^O.UU $600.00 Art Conorer Upright?Not cata? logued; special; used, but in good condition. 60 per ? OA A A ' cent- long time price, $300.00 ?0 1 OU.UU ' CASH ?r short time prfco. $270.00 a^uu.uu uavien oc oon upngm?<. sen. n . good Piano in very good condition?last for years. 60 per cent, long time price, $160.00 CASH or short time ^ J 44 00 $250.00 DeKoven Upright?Used. Now in good shape. In every respect a bargain. 30 per cent, long time price, $i75.oo. tpi en en . CASH or short time price. ?DlUJ.OU $350.00 Cable Upright?Used, but in fine order An excellent Pisno. Bargain. 40 per cent long time price, $210.00. CASH or short time price. $850.00 Conover Orand Piano?Figured ma? hogany rase. Only slightly used. Good as ever 30 per cent, long time price, $595.00 CASH or short time (PCQC CA price wvuv.a/U $350.00 Kingsbury Upright?Nearly new. Mahogany case. Used, but in excellent order. 30 per cent, long time price, $245. (POOA CA CASH or short time price. 0??U.OU $500.00 Special Stoiff Upright?Art case. Full size. Used, but now in perfect condition. BO per cent, long time price, $250.00. (POOC A A CASH or short time price. iO^^O.UU $150.00 Wooster Upright?Very slightly used. Almost good as new. $0 per cent, long time price, $175.00 CASH or short * | r*7 r a time price. OlDf.DU $375.00 xKingaburry Upright?Figured Burl walnut case. Largest ?lies. No better bargsin offered. 40 per cent. long time Srlce, $225.00. CASH or short I me price. rUeed only a fern months. $202.50 $300.00 Wellington Upright ease. A beauty. Used. In good ?Antique condition. o?k 40 per cent, long time price, $180. ? 1 ? O A A CASH or short time price. <b10?.UU $880.00 Conover Grand Piano?Ebony case. Used for several years, but good condition and a (T 1 OA A A b'X bargain. 80 per cent long time price, .< UIJ $425.00 CASH or short time 5Q $400.00 Chase Bros. Upright.?Used. Now in good order. Good for many years' service. 60 per cent, long time price, $160. <f? $ i J A A CASH or shoA time price. ?9J.44.UU. Itlasmtvv^aiit?ir No discounts or cut of price is ever made on this Piano. However, we have several /scd Mason & Hamlin I'ianus wnicfl we offer at this sale. $1000 $504 1 HfSOO-OXTcJirer*, Grand M. & H. Piano. Used only in concert work. In fine condition Trans fer Sale price. 1 $700.00 Upright M. & H. Piano I "'?cd only a -hurt time. Now in good condition. 'Transfer Sale price, long time, $560. Trans? fer Sale. CASH or short time price .... 1 $800.00 Baby Grand M. & H. Piano. Used only a short time. Good condition. Ebony case. Style A. Transfer Sale price, long time, $640. Transfer Sale, CASH or short time price. 1 $700.00 Style G M. & H. Piano. Dark mahogany case. Used only a short time. Practically new. Transfer Sale price, long time, $630. Transfer Sale, CASH or short time price. $576 $567 $25,000 Stock of Victors No cash down. Then only small weekly or monthly pay? ments. Pay cash only for the Records you get. ' "* ' " *? A > . ?. y Come down and near tlic various styles in our Victor Department. Vtctrolas from $15.00 to $400.00. If there'.-, one there you like, have it sent home. Pay only for the records you select. In a month begin paying a little each weekly or monthly until Ihc instrument is paid for; If sou don't want the Victor now, we will reserve it and deliver it at Christmas. There is likely to be a shortage of Victrolas this year) as there was last season. Make your selection now while our stock is full. 200 Rolls Player Music, 35c Roll This music is the 50c to SL75 price, as good as new in every re? spect except for a few finger prints on the end of the roll. They have been used for demonstration pur [Kises. 101 Best Songs, 10c For Home, School and Meeting, containing all of the famous patri? otic songs and the finest collection of old favorites ever published? words and music complete. 10c a copy. Player Pianos A discount of 10 per cent, will be given on the Conover. Cable, and Kingsbury Inner- Players, regular price:; of which range from $650 to $1,000, and 20 per cent, discount is allowed on the Schubert and Euphona Player Pianos, prices of which are $500. $550, $575 and $600. Long time terms are granted on these prices. A further discount of 10 per cent, is given for cash and short time .-ettlctncnts. We offer some special bargains in Used Player Pianos, quoting, among many othei s, a $700 Cccilian for $315; a $650 Kingsbury Inner Player for $409.50, etc., etc. Successors Cable Piano Co. 213 Es Broad St. Richmond, Va. Small Musical Merchandise Heavy discounts have been made in this department, which contains a multitude of various articles? Sheet Music, Music Rooks, Albums, Music Satchels, Rolls, Cases and Cabinets, Guitars, Banjos, Violins, Mandolins, Strings and Accesso? ries, Drums, Bugles, etc., etc. A general discount of 30 per cent, to 50 per cent, applies to all this stock, although in some of the items a much deeper cut is made. These prices serve to show the sweeping reduction, and of course there arc intermediate qualities at corresponding prices. $7.00 Guitars for $3.50; $25.00 Guitars for $12.50. $4.00 Banjo for $2.00; $15.00 Banjo for $7.50. $10.00 Violin for $5.00, and up at same discounts. $4.00 Mandolin for $2.00; $37.50 Mandolin for $18.75. $1.50 Bugles for 75c; $4.00 Bu? gles for $2.00. $2.00 Music Satchels for $1.40; S12.00 Music Satchels for $8.40. 51.50 Music Rolls for $1.05; $3.50 Music Rolls for $2.45. arsenal fell without a shot having 1.n lired. Grent Jealousy Exlats. San Francisco, Cat., November 17.? | A Shanghai dispatch to the Chinese j Free Press here says that since the 1 new Cabinet was formed Manchu | nobles have lost much of their power i and that great Jealousy has resulted: Another dispatch said that Liang i Chi Chiau, the new vice-president of the Board of Justice, had made great efforts to gain the premiership, and that ho arid yuan Shi Kal were not friendly. A Hongkong dispatch to the Chinese daily paper said that the revolution? ary army from Hu-Pe had arrived at Chtng-Tlng. An attack Is expected soon. Mottle Im Imminent. Chlnkinng, November IS.?A battle between Revolutionaries and the Impe? rial troops guarding Nanking Is like? ly at any time. Tho republican troops, which arr being rapidly reinforced, are advanc? ing upon Nanking from the south. They are well equipped with rapid-fire guns and ammunition. The advance guard of General Chang, viceroy of Nanking, who IS leading the Imperialists-, has reached a point half way between Nanking and Shtnkinng. This advance, force numbers about 1. ?00 men. It Is expected that tho vana of the opposing forces will meet to morrow unless General Chang should VrTE UX-?M TYKT, If yam has a madleln* that wwaM rtreagthen th? liver, th* stomach, tho kid* heya and th* bowela, and at tint asm* time n?ak? you stroar with a ayotarma tonlo don't you balleva you would aoon be welly That's "Th? Iax-Vos Way.*" W? aak yott~u> buy the ft rat battla an the raonay-baek plan, and yae will aak yaet ImsaTlat to aalt you tb* aeaoai. tt haops year whale inafdaa right. retire to Nanking, ;i retreat that is predicted in some quarters. The Amer? ican cruiser Albany, with Rear-Adml ral Miii-dock aboard. Is lying at Chin klang awaiting developments. BECAME POET AND ARTIST DURING HIS PRISON TERM I'hllndolnhia, November 17.?Sydney War?, once a coal miner, bin who became a poo.:, musician and an artist durlnit his twenty two-year Imprisonment In the penitentiary In this city, and who has been twice par? doner! within a tew months for a double murder committed in t.ykena, Ps., stepped out of the prison to-day a free man. Wurlng uu affray In the anthracite coal region Ware, who Is of English birth, shot and killed twa miners. He was tried and convicted on the eharsc of killing one of ins men and was sentenced to be hanged. This sentence later was commuted to life Imprisonment, and In Juno last he was Siantcd a full pardon. Ware was Imme? diately re.irrcstcd, charged with the mur? der of the other man. and pleaded guilty to murdor lit ihr second degree. In a remarkable address to the ha askeo for clemency, saying that lie believed he had been sufficiently punished and that th< law had been vindicated when he had served more than twenty years In prison I for a crime committed In a passion. l'or the murder of ten second man Wato was sentenced to two years' imprisonment, but his caee was taken Immediately tn tho pardon hoard, whleh acted favorably on the application. ROOT MAKES SUGGESTION Would llnvr I'.ugllsli Speaking People Silent fur five Minutes. New Volk, November IT.?Absolute cessation, so for as possible, of tin activities oi 150,000,000 Bngllsli-speak lug people throughout the world foi live minutes, for silent prayer and con? templation. Ik a suggestion which den ator Root, of New York, has made foi I the celebration of the lOOtb annlver sary of noaco among English speak? ing peoples, The suggestion came ont to-night in connection with the appointment by Mayor Gaynor of a committee of 100 prominent New York men to talc "h-tcge of the celebration of the cen tennial here The national committed plans to commemorate lite peace by the erection of permanent memorials rather thun through the celebration bj pnneants. For this reason tt has been nec? essary to organise for in advance of the time oi celebration, which will ex? tend from February it, mi;., until souk titin- in the summer, during which t Iresl Britain. Canada ami other part.' of the English-speaking world will participate. The date of the ilve-mlnutc stoppage of activities of English-speaking peo? ple Is February 17, 161."., the date of the ratification by the American and British governments of the treaty signed at Ghent, Belgium. CLOSED BY EXAMINER1 Washington, N November it.? The doors of ihe Washington National Bank of tili? place did not open to? day for business. a notice was tacked on flu? doom that the hank was closed und that lta affairs are In ohargO Of the Controller of the Currency The national bank examiner. Robert w. Ooodhart, was at the bank yester? day examining Ihe books, and it was not until Ion? after mldnlsht thai hf. finished Iiis work After a confer rii.-e with the- officials of the hunk he decided not to' lot the bank open its doors to-day; The Washington National Bunk nil h capital stock of $.10,000, and'thore Is at. tit $150,000 on deposit, Examiner Goodliftrl appeared .it the bank yesterday with a corps of exam? iner.-, and they were soon going over the books. They pat* particular at? tention to loans, some of which were found far from satisfactory PROPOSE NATIONAL PARK FOR MANASSAS I - [ApsclC to Thr Tim**~ Dispatch-1 Washington, November 17.?It wi.i learned liore to-day iliat soon after the coming ses? sion of 1 ongrras begins u bill will be pushed to muke. a national park at M inus aim. Directly Interested In the plan Is Lieutenant 'leorge. C. IU>un4, a vetotan of Hie Union Army, who believes that a na? tional park should bo established at Ma nassas without further delay, similar to those at Outtyshurs. Chick.tmauga anil other ?joints where battles v uro fought between tho Union and Confederate armies. The battles o< the rtrst and second Ma nassns were among the most bloody of the entire four years jf the Civil War; hun? dreds of men wearing ooth the blue and gray gave up their lives for their country, as historical accounta of those days grimly I la now proposed] by Lieutenant Itound and other men high up In the 0. A It.. a- well ns many men who foughi on the Confederate side, to establish a suit? able park at Mauus.-as. The suggestion was aleo made that In sotnuoh as three commissioners were ap pelntad to take charge of ihe e.-tah: inent of the last rational park?two ?<! them h?lng Dnloe veterans and ono from Ihe Southern army-that it might now be proper to place one Union man as commis? sioner ?nd tWO Confederates to arrange (or ih? Mimnesa? park. If ihe bill la panted I by r'ongrcss ihis winter That would gi\e n total of .six commissioner, fop ihe two parka? three oi these would no Union Arm; men and three Confederates, It Is understood that Senator Martin, of Virginia, will bo naked to press th* Manas sas park bill in ihe Semite, but It Is not M l know n who will father it In the House. The last "blue and gray" day at Mariet? tas brought mam of the gr/ily veterans of both the. Union and Contcderaie armies together, ana did muoh :n?i uliltlns those, who were oiifa far part. Plana tor creating a national wark wore freely d:s l'uased, and it was generally agreed that a united effort would i>o made t? have iN>n grcs* take action this winter. Aa John K. McLean soon will use elec? tric, cars on thu line he has bouicht. running from Washington t> Bltiemont, Va.. q ?nur of sir miles would place cars directly en the Manaiaaa battlefield. Pure Silk Silk Lisle Lisle 50c, II pr. 50c pr. 35c, 35c pr. WE SELL GUARANTEED. HOFHEXMER'S, I N. W. Corner Third and Broad St?. SPECIAL SALE OF Blankets and Comforts Sutherland & Cherry, Inc. ?alu East Broad Street.