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MEYER New York, Jan. 11.—Horace Havenieyer, who waa temporarily ap pointed to occupy the directorship left vacant by the death of hla fath er, Henry O. Havemeyer. on the hoard of the American Sugar Refin ing company, will porbably be per manently elected at the annual meeting of the shareholders In Jer sey City tomorrow. The appoint ment by the directors of W. B. Thomas, vice president of the com pany. as acting manager, is also likely to be affirmed. Mr. Thomas has been the Massachusetts director of the company for many years and has had his headquarters in Boston. He also has acted as manager of the Boston Sugar refinery. There is moie Catarrh in this sec tion of the country than all other disease# put together, and until the last few years was supposed to be incurable. For a great many years doctors pronounced It a local disease •nd prescribed local remedies, and by constantly falling >to cure with lo cal treatment, pronounced it incura ble. Soience has proven catarrh to be a constitutional disease and there fore requires constitutional treat ment. Hall’s Catarrh Cure, manu factured by F. J. Cheney ft Co., To ledo, Ohio, is the only constitutional cure on the market. It Is taken In ternally in doses from 10 drops to a teaspoonful. It acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. They offer one hundred dol lars for any case It fails to cure. Bend for circulars and testimonials. Address: F. J. CHENEY ft CO.. To ledo, Ohio. Sold by Druggists, 76c. Take Hall's Family pills for con st! pstioo. Fed Tap* In Franc*. There Is now lying In the Paris morgue a mummy that Is the cause of a dispute between the police, who Inslet that It Is an unidentified corpse, and the owner, who is quite sure that It Is a piece of furniture. The dispute Is the sequel to a fire In a flat The firemen found the mummy amid the ruins of a cupboard. U was placed In a sack and conveyed to the morgue “for Identification." The owner of the flat baa done everything possible to get It back. Bnt the police reply to all representation* with the question, "Is a mummy a corpse—yes or noV “Tee.** says the owner, “but—" "There Is no but" declare the police; “a mummy le a corpse, and this is the r pi see for corpses " Shorter Dinners. Nothing has done more to shorten tk* over-elaborate dinner than the cua tom of restaurant dining. In a cafe ©Be feels easy At inviting people to steak with two vegetables, a salad and cheese and coffee At home oysters and soup, entrees and dessert would also have been deemed necessary. Be many people dine in restaurants now that this simplicity Is creeping Ihlo \ cheqrJully selected little home din * JSW.'6ne may Invite even one's formal acquaintances to dinner without tax ing, as someone puts It, either "the limitations of the cook, the hostess, the family purse, or the patience of the guests.*’ ( There are two old adages, “Haste makes waste" and “Make haste slow ly,’* that every one should employ when they undertake to cure a cough In a few minutes with preparations containing Morphine, Opium Chloro form or other opiates. They must stop the cough and cause sleep quick ly, \*t they also dry up the secre tions and constipate leaving oft time* • sur worse trouble. Rydale's Cough Elixir Is Ouaranteed under the Pu»-e Food and Drug Lww to con tain no opiate or harmful drugs of any kind or character. Think about It when yon or one of fbe children have a cough. For sale by the White Pharmacy. BOOT AND SHOT MAKERS Now York. Jan. 13,—Governor Curtla Guild, Jr., of Massachusetts, la the principal speaker on the pro gram of the annual convention of the National Association of Boot and ffhoe Manufacturer*, which opened today In the Astor house. Governor Cummins of Iowa l» also expected to deliver an address. The session will continue through tomorrow. In and Out. Baddle—What Induced you to take up literature In the first place? A'Ugnby—I was hungry. Baddle—And now you speak of glv lag It up? A’Lignhy—Yea; but I'm starving »ow. One Sign of It. "My Charlie," said Miss Matllday, proudly, "la, they all tell me. a com ing man " "Perhaps he la," grumbled her long suffering father. “I notice myself he Isn't much on going”—Baltimore American. 0 Matrimonial Whlat. Sbo—Oh! It's my turn, tat me tee - whnt la that rule? When In doubt— Mo (married to her)— Aak what's trump*. i HELLO GIRLS ARE IN COMPETITION ■ Chicago, Jan. IS.—Pretty "hello girls” employed in the telephone ex change of Chicago and other cities Win engage in a spirited competition for championship honors during the third annual National Electrical show, which opened today in the Coliseum and will last until Janu ary 25. Quickness and accuracy in answering calls and general efficien cy will be considered in awarding the prizes. The demonstration is ex pected to have an educational value in showing the impatient telephone using public the value 'of patience in dealing whh the long-suffering telephone girl. Nearly 100 concerns manufactur ing electrical apparatus, with an ag gregate capital of over $300,000,000. hae made magnificent displays at the present show. The exhibition is expected to surpass in interest and attendance any of Ms kind ever be fore held anywhere. The Installa tion of the incandescent globes re quired for tile illumination of the Coliseum alone cost $25,000. Among other exhibits the famous single-rail gyroscope railway train perfected by Louis Brennan in England is shown In miniature. - ■ - ^ j CONTESTS OF SLEEP FASTINCL Peculiar Entertainment That Was Popular in ths ’60s. “Sleep fasting matches, before the law put a stop to them, took place fre quently In this country," said a spe cialist In insomnia. “Yes, back in the '60a and '60s sloep-faating was as popu- ' lar a form of sport as football. Cham pion sleep festers were idolized by the girls In hoop8klrta and waterfalls. The ordinary youth who had to sleep once la 24 hours wasn't one, two three I4 those days W. C. Woodford of San Francisco was the champion of all the sleep rasters. In the famous contest of 1860 this man kept awake for 168 hours. 48 minutes—over a week. He was a little, thin man of a nervous temperament. Henry K. Jackson of Detroit held the nest best record 144 hours 17 mlautes. Third came Adolph Mueller of Milwaukee, whose record was 142 hours 67 minutes. These men are all dead now. Why were sleep fasts so popular with our fathers? Resides their unhealthful ness, they were tame beyond belief. What, when you come to think of It, could be tamer than merely watchiug * lot of men keep awake?" SOME ERRORS OF THE TYPES. Really Amusing Blunders of Which Record Has Been Kept. An author who has a scrapbook de voted to typographical errors was showing the articlea to a friend. One Item concerned a dance. The word "bonnier” was misprinted, with this deplorable result : “There was no bon ier ladles present than the mayor’s own daughters, and this fact was further emphasized by the perfect fit of the shepherdess costumes they wore." A country paper, after telling how a cow got In front of a train, said: "As the safest course, under the circumstances, the engineer put on full steam, dashed Into the cow and literally cut It Into two calves.” A New York society editor, misprinting the word "chill," published this state ment: “Mrs. Astor was unavoidably absent from the reception, being kept 84 home by a bad child." During the long, dreary winter months mothers become tired, worn out, can’t eat. sleep of wo'fy Hol lister's Rocky Mountain Tea Is the greatest blessing for mothers. Make them happy and well. 35c, Tea or Tablets. For sale by the Whit© Pharmacy. CABINET DINNER TO BE GIVEN Washington, Jan. 13.—I’resld-nt and Mrs. Roosevelt will be the guests of honor at a banquet to b© given tomorrow night by Secretary of State and Mrs. Rllhti Root, to which many other cabinet members, diplomats and statesmen hav<* been Invited, i This will be the first cabinet dinner I of the season to the president, and will l»e followed by similar affairs given by other cnblnel members in th'ir order of precedence, Not Yot. Myles—This matter of divorce is getting alarming. I hope your daugh ter has not contemplated getting a di vorce yet? Styles—Oh. no, not yet. You see, she doesn't expect to be married for three months yet!—Yonkers States man. Ton Dollars a Leak. “And when my day's work Is through,” said the fat plumber, "there Is nothing 1 enjoy so much as drop ping off to sleep and dreaming.” “And what are your favorite dreams?” asked the bosom friend, "Why, pipe dreams.”—Chicago Rally News. Ovarhoard In tho Lunchroom. Ounner—Yea, Marker always makes love to the pretty waitress. He says i by so doing he gets better service. Ouyer—Mm! I guess he thinks love not only makea the world go round, but It also makes the waitress go round —Thicafo Rally News. NEWS g] ■■ ■ ■» 11 1 ’■■!■- 1 ■■ ■ . 1 ^ X T ■■■ ■«■■■-HT i ■■ —j MBOR iF TOE A WORLD1 Pittsburg. Ps.—The new miner* are machines. One of the most notable features presented by the statistics of ! bituminous coal production during the ' past year or two Is the Increase In the use of machines and In the quan tlty of machine mined coal. In 1889 the |>ercentage of machine mined tonnage was 23; In 1906, 36.1. In the number of machines In use and in the amount of machine tonnage as In the total production of coal. Pennsylvania stands far In the lead with 45 per cent, of the number of machines and 45.6 per cent, of the machine mined coal. West Virginia stands second. Illinois. Kentucky and Indiana rank next. These stales contribute over 90 per cent of the total machine mined coal. Escanaba. Mich.—Following the an nouncement of a further cut In wages 25 experienced machinists employed In the Northwestern shops here struck. Northwestern officials re duced the working time of all the shop men from ten hour* to eight hours and orders were Issued reducing the working time of shop employes to four days a week. The first reduction was accepted without question, but the second resulted In a walkout. It Is claimed that orders have been Issued to reduce the company's pay roll in the peninsula division 35 per cent. New York.—On behalf of the Build ing Trades Employers’ association an official statement was made of present' conditions In this city and the Inten tions of the employers. Not for many y«*r* have there been so many men Idle In the building industry as now, says the statement. The prevailing sentiment among the members of the association is not for reducing wages in the trades whose agreements expire at the end of Deoember. but to exercise the privilege of selecting the best me chanic for any work they have In hand. Heading. Pa.—Employee at the loco motlvo shop of the Reading company, who have been working 50 houra a week, will work 46 houra, or five daya of nine houra. A suspension of at least five per cent, of the force of em ployes will be made In the different departments. The employes at the car shops will work 47 H hours, with a half holiday on Saturdays. Seven hun dred men in the roadway department of the Reading system were laid off. The remainder of the force will be put on nine hours a day. New York.—Returns made to the state bureau of labor statistics for Sep tember show that the conditions of employment during the first half of the year were not so favorable as those of 1906, but better than those of 1906. There were more disputes between employers and employes up to the end of the second quarter of the year than for the last five years. Lexington, Ky.—The suspension of light work on Thomas F. Ryan's South A Western railroad, the great new trunk line from the southwestern Ken tucky coal fields to the Atlantic coast, has left 3,000 men Idle. A telephone message received here states that the contractors are reducing wag<%s, aud fully a thousand more men have quit on that account. Harrisburg, Pa.—It was announced by the Pennsylvania Railroad com pany that all shop forces here will be put on an eight-hour day. There will also be a large reduction of freight crews shortly, and a number of yard crews have been laid off. Norfolk, Va.—The American Fed eration of Labor, with but few dls sentlng votes, placed Itself on record as favoring a system of government postal savings banks and unanimously indorsed an appeal by the Porto Rican delegates to President Roosevelt and congress for reforms in that Insular possession, with but one amendment, accepted by the Porto Ricans, calling for an immediate territorial form of government for Porto Rico. Washington.—Of the 303 occupations followed by male bread winners all but nine have been adopted by one or more women. No women are reported as United States soldiers, sailors or marines, as members of city Are de partments, as telegraph or telephone linemen, as apprentices or helpers to roofers and slaters, or as helpers to steam boiler makers or to brass work New York.—A canvass of the situ ation reveals that 80,000 skilled work | men In the building trades sre Idle In I New York. In 1803 and 1804. 60,000 i men In these lines were working over- i time, and work waa accumulated i ahead, waiting for men. Today leas | than half of these have regular work, i 8t. Ix>ula.—An effort Is being made In Missouri to obtain an appropriation < of $50,000 for the establishment of a i steel plant at Jefferson City, to be op- i erated by prison labor. It la designed < that this plant shall turn out shapes . demanded by the counties for bridge | building and other Improvements. i London, Kng—Trouble has been I brewing In the boot and shoe trade of Rngland over the question of a mini | mum wage The men demand 82 shll- | lings a week, and for the females 21 , shillings a week. The employers, it is < said, are Inclined to favor the former, t but not the latter. ’ , - — —•» • iPFIilOTRii WITH K)Rg KYRf | FOR 88 YBARS. I have been afflicted with sore < ♦yea for thirty-three years. Thirteen ears ago I became totally b ind and < waa blind for six years. My eyes ' were badly inflamed. One of my neighbors Insisted upon my trying Chamberialn’g Salve and gave me »alf a bo* of It. To my surprise it < mated my eyes and my elflht came i oack to me.—P. C. Karls. Cynthlena. Ky. Chamberlain’s Salve !e for sale yi The White Pharmacy. ■1 » Philadelphia.—An unfounded rumot that the Midvale Steel company would ahut down Its extensive plant was gt> ing the rounds of the financial dts trlcf. Inquiries developed the Infer tuatlou that not only had some over sealous calamity howler run short ol material and drawn on his linaglna tlon for what he lacked in facts, bul that Midvale would be compelled tc Increase Its force of thousands ol workmen in the course of a month or so. Pittsburg, Pa.—Notices at tho local mills of the Spang & Chalfant com pany announced a reduction In wages of puddlers to five dollars a ton. The mill w|» be temporarily closed, throw Ing 600 men out. The H. C. Frick company plants at Connellsville laid off all of Its shipping clerks. Many of the ovens have been bunked. The plant of the Interstate Steel company at Hreckenrldgo has closed. Two hun dred and fifty men are affected. South Bethlehem, Pa.—Officials de nled the rumor that the Bethlehem 8teel company was about to discharge several thousand men. The recent completion of the new Saucon plant necessitates tho discharge of several hundred laborers, and In some depart ments there has been n reduction ol forces for economical reasons, but the employment bureau Is still open nnr. any good mechanic will be given work Chicago.—Forty-nine railway sys terns in the west and middle west many of them operating from Chicago have made large reductions In the number of employes in the ntechnnl cal, construction and maintenance o: way departments during the past few days. Between 26.000 and 30,000 hav« been laid off. No great reduction li the train service so far has been or dered. Indianapolis.—Many of the labo union publications of the country hav< editorials In regard to John Mitchell president of the United Mine Work ers of America. In which they Hpeal highly of the ability of Mr. Mltchel and express the hope that he will soon be able to resume his position as th« head of the miners. The editorial* show the widespread popularity of th« man. San Francisco.—According to Infor mation received from Now Castle N. 8. W., the effect of the great strlk* of coal miners there Is felt throughout Australia. Miners, railroad men and dock men are out In sympathy with the strikers, and all vessels bound foi ports of the world which had put Inti New Castle to load coal are held u| In the harbor. Ixmdon, Eng. — An international agreement forbidding night work ii factories by women has been slgnec by England, Franco, Germany, A us tria. Italy, Denmark, Spain, Helglum Portugal, Sweden and Switcerland. It will be put In practice in December 1910. Roston.—Twenty five thousand chil dren between 14 and lf> years of age in the state of Massach-.isetts are not at school, was the statement in tin caption of the charts made from the report of the commission for the in dustrial exhibit In Roston. Omaha, Neb.—Six hundred thousand nickels In a bunch were turned loos* In Omaha when the Omaha Street Hailway company disbursed $30,000 worth of the flve-cent pieces In meet Ing the monthly pay roll of the con cern. Norfolk, Va —Ry a vote of ir»4 to 60 the American Federation of Labor re fused to place Itself on record as fa vorlng the government ownership of railways and mines. The opponent*" took the grounds that government ownership of mines and railways would prevent all strikes, no matt«*i how peaceably they might be con ducted, and that with a federal govern ment opposed to labor, it might prove » death blow. Cleveland, O.—The American Ship building company laid off 1,000 men at the yards in !x>rain and the plant will be closed. In the local yards a number of men were laid off. In the yards at Ray City, Mich.. 400 men were laid off and the yards will he closed Indefinitely. The money atrin gency Is given as the cause of the curtailment. New York.—General Huperintenrient I hooka, of the Weatern I'nlon Tele graph company, said that there had leen no change In the atandard of op »ratora’ wages paid by the compnny ind that the report from Mobile. Ala , 0 the effect that a reduction of ten >er cent, was to be made was wltho* oundatlon Ottawa, Can.—Hie experiment of re uniting skilled labor In England for 'anadlan factories has now been tried or seven months, and the committee >f the Canadian Manufacturers' asao datlon. which is roH|H>nalbla for the •bor bureau In Ixindnn. Is abundantly latlafled with the experiment so far aa t has gone. Easton, Pa.—The Freemanshurg >lant of the American Novelty com u*ny was closed. It will remain Idle intll after the first of next year. The company owns 32 plants throughout he Fnlted States All will !»« *f •cted hy the suspension there. Test Satisfactory—to HlmMlf. A recent number of Rlmplizlastmns *lls this "story with a moral": ' The Union hank of Rt. Petersburg has Its >wn police service One night the df “ector was sleepless lie wondered whether the bank police were really ruatworthy. lie concluded to make 1 trial. He disguised himself and ’Qihed. pistol in hand. Into the hank fault. The police were good for noth ng. They looked on quietly while the llrector pocketed 2,000.000 rubles and ?arr1ed them away, store then no one i hi seen the director." UNION MEETS Detroit, Mich.. Jan. 13.—Brick layers from all over this country and rrom Canada are In Detroit to day for the convention of the inter national union of the trade. Tho meeting will probably last three »wks. as a convention of tho union has nor been held for two years and there are many matters of great importance before t.he body for set tlement. The gathering is expected to mark the inauguration of a re newed and vigorous opposition to the oj>eu shop idea. National officers "ill be elect *d for the coming two years before tho convention ad Journs. A little Lobster Salad, Terrapin, and other things. And in a very little while A doctor's phone bell rings. The terrapin Is on hla Teet, The lobster's found hla claw, And judging from the Inner man Theirs Is the "Unwritten Law.’* The case Is quickly diagnosed Ag Inside Information, On how a lobster and terrapin Can raise so much tarnation. The trouble found, It was tho thing To furnish quick relief. And the way of Itydale's Stomach Tablets accomplished this, Was Simply beyond belief. I1 or sale by the White Pharmacy AGED NEBRASKA CITIZENS MEET Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 13.—Many aged citizens who came to Nebraska when It wan a wild country Inhabit 'd mainly by Indians are In attend ance today at I ho annual sessions of the Territorial Pioneers’ Association and the Nebraska State Historical Association. The meetings are be ing held in the new Temple building and the pioneers will ho elaborately entertained during their stay In the city. The final session of the con vention will l>o held tomorrow. A SUBSTITUTE. 1.. .I MIsb Prettelgh—Dear me! Ix;Ht your hat when you wont to the raeoH? What did you do? Hportlelgh—Oh, when I got down to the course I got u handicap! jantaky ta, itNw. L’«vo 8:15 a. tn. for Roanoke. Norfolk and all pot mu on the Shen andoah division. Pullman Sleeper Roanoke to New York, via llagem town, Pullman 'Parlor Car Roanoke to Norfolk. 9:45 a. m. for Roanoke. Rich mond, Norfolk. Pullman Slee|w>r. Dining Car to Roanoke. Parlor Car Roanoke to Norfolk. -:55 p. m. for Roanoke and Lynch burg and Intermediate stations and the Shenandoah Talley. Philadelphia and New York. Sleeper to Philadel phia ( ufo Car (lary and Roanoke. 9:38 p. in. for Roanoke, Lynch burg. Richmond, Norfolk. Pullman Sleeper to Ronuoko and Pullman Slee|>er Roanoke to .Norfolk. Leave ltlueeld 8:20 p. m. for Ken ovn, Columbus and all points West and Northwest. Pullman Sleeper for Columbus and Cincinnati. Cafe Cam. K:5r» a. ill. Pullman Sleeper for Columbus. Toledo. Cafe Dining Car. I^eae 9;03 a. m. nnd 2:25 p. m! dally for Tazewell, Norton and all at at Iona on Clinch Valley division. Arrive from Norton and points on the Clinch Valley dlvlalon at 2:40 p. m. and 8:25 p. m. I/oavo 6:45 a. m. for Kctiova and intermediate atatlona via Wayne. Leave 5:10 a. m. and 2:40 p. m. for Welch and Intermediate station*. Call on agent Norfolk and West ern Railway for tickets, maps and additional Information W. P. BEVILL. (1. P. A.. Roanoke, Virginia. 0 CORA/8* co O co Kat anything you want, don’t starve yourself, fearing It won’t agree, for Hollster’s Rocky Moun tain Tea cleans the bowela and stomach, and makes digestion easy. 3 5c, 'I' a or Tublots. For snle by The White Pharmacy. CLASSIFIED COLUMN Al>8 IN THIS COLUMN ONE CENT A WORD. MEN WANTED—Miners, coke men aud laborers of all kinds, can and steady employment at the large mining and coking plant of the Pocahontas Consolidated Colliers Co., Perahontu*. Va. Apply In person to Win. Leckle, Division Superintendent. 11-ltf WANTED—Position as book kee pen Work hours from G to 9 p. m» Long experience. Reasonable sal ary. Address 3., care of Dally Leader. 1-9-tt NOTICE OF REMOVAL. 4 • .Mewsr**. Honn 41 liable !»eg to an nounce the removal of their law of fice* from tiie Hohn Building to Room* 13-IS-IT. second tloor of tlio Thornton building. DR. WM. T. JENKINS OCULAR REFR ACTION I ST. □Spectacles and artiadal eyes Ottad. Lenses Matched, Frames Repaired. 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From the llrst clip of the shears to the last stitch, It Is the work of our expert craftsmen. Do you want Tailoring of this class_the satisfactory sort, If so we’ro at your n rvice. ( IIAHI.ES fisher THE TAILOR Successor to I*. J. Kelley. UAIjHKJH STREET. Special Department for Cleaning ami Pressing at Reasonable Prices. p- inufliwiiwwii iihiiii aiiMHii i«.tmmiiiniiniiMiiiiji i>-*%»s*-nrr-nf««ftT-«* obs-wm**sn nr—n..i. n.*• KHWIN MANN, President. WALTHR C. POLIiOCK, (’ashler. L. A. IIOOPKH, Asst. Cashier. The First Na^tiorvaJ Ba^nk BLUEFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA <, CAPITAL, $100,000. HPRPLUS, $200,000. INMVIDKO PROFITS, $10,000. TOTAL RESOURCES ONE AND ONE-THIRD MILLIONS THREE PER CENT. PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS f.l VOUR HANKINO Ht'HINfCHH WITH Till*: OLHKST A Nil STRONOKST IIANK IN TOWN -- £»<» KM* «n|p«a The Directorate of the Flnf Top National la composed of tlir follow* • ng well known and highly ancroea* fal hn^lnrm men; Dr. Thou. E. Peery, Mr. W. D. Thornhill, Mr. P. J. Kelly. Mr. B. B. Pedigo, Mr. J. D. Honaker, Mr. C. B. Hancock. C*J. Is. E. Tierney. Mr. R. M. Oarrntt, Mr. E. L*. Bailey, Mr. W II. Thomaa, Mr. C. O. Wright. Mr. B. A. Heller. OFFICER*. L. E. Tierney, Preeldent. W. H. Thome*. Vice Preeldent. R E. Bolling, Caehter. W. B. Hick*, A**i*tant Oaihler. DESIRABLE, INDIVIDUAL, Mercantile and Corporate accounts are solicited by the Flat Top National Bank of Bluefield, Va. Pays 3 per cent, on Time Deposits Til 18 BANK handle** the Ft \l>8 of the I'NITKI) 8TATF8 flOVKRNMRW. It I* a progrwiiivf, naff and conaerrAtl** inatltntlon. CAPITAL, $100,000.00 The Strongest Organ;zed Bank in This Section.