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YOL. XLVU1L?NO. Iia_ NORFOLK, VA.. TUKSDAV, AVlVlL 9, L8i>.\ ,>,>,(~V] 2 CENTS
New England's Investigating Com?
mittee's Work Well Done.
POSTED ABOUT EVERYTHING.
As Business Men They are Slow to
Discuss Results, but arc Decidedly
Impressed will? Southern Ad?
vantages and the Class of
Bv Pouthoru Associate I Pro?.
RaleiQU, N. O., April 8.?Tho New
EuKlsnd party of mill-owners reached
lluleigh ou a special train Suudny
night. Mr. Ashley, president ul the
Chamber of Commerce, had gonedowu
on the Kuleigb and Augusta truiu to
xuoct tbutu at Appi Forum and welcome
them iuto our city, J ho party is
composed of the tnoi-t prominent mili
owuers iu Massachusetts, 0110 of whom
owns 83,000,000 stock iu .New Kugloud
cottou mills, A numliur of prumiueut
oitizena culled to seu them iu tho spe?
cial tratu. Pr?sident lin?'iuuu, of thu
tSeaboard Air-Lino, and Mr, D, A.
S'ompuins, of Charlotte, accompanied
Thu Eastern manufacturers duriug
tho day OOUVeried about tbu huudsome
end prolitable nulls thut they had seen
In the Carolinas uud ?oorgia, und by
Iho tum? tlu-y roturn to Massachusetts
they will be iu possession of a fund o(
?very valuable information regarding
the industrial situation iu tho South,
-Mr. Lovenug, president of tho Ark
wright Club and the Tuuutou Mills,
?aid that it was, lakely that tho only use
that would be made of the valuable in
inrmatiuu thatdtud boon obtaiucd would
Im to present them to the Arkwrigbt
Club, whic:> was n olothiug orgaui/.a
llon, l>ut it was likely that something
would pet out atrtuit tho report.
While the committee does uot iodi<
rate when or where a largo oottoo null
V'UI bo located as a result of the in
vestigation, mill mcu w ho accompany
tho party suy that it would uot he good
business tact to say anything upon
ttich matters, but that they uro
ihuronghly satisfied thut the eureful
cud systematic tuipnry that is beiug
made will result in tho building id ut
least out; largo mill iu whioh Now
imglaud capital will be largely inter?
The committee has expressed itself as
tieing particularly struck with tho fa
vorahle cuuditious of tho factory labor,
eiiil were delighted to know that there
vaa a.> much avui'ablo labor which
?oeuia to be so well satisfied with its
work, Tho investigations of the com
tnittee extend from the percentage of
wastage to the rate of taxes, tho num?
ber of the yarn to tliu prolit per yard,
eu.l every other question of detail.
1 ho committee is taking a special in
terest iu tho water powers, but nil
Along the 111:e the trend of thu investi?
gations hits been more on the liuo of
the lubor situation than anything else,
'1 ho cost ol coal has I uou found to be
Satisfactory, the supply of cotiou en?
tirely so. uud tin? weloome of the poo
p.o most encouraging. Tho party
finished its trio through the 1'iediuout
section ami lott tho South for homo by
the Bay Lino steamship.
The morning was spent at Raleigh,
where the cottou mills wore closely iu
fpeoted. Considerable time was spent
at the Kaleigh Cottou Mill, where thu
"undo" process of spinning is used.
Tho mill operates 6,192 spiudles and
additional spindles uro m>w being put
In, A slop Wua made ut thu i'llot Cot
The pat ty has quite n bundle of val?
uable diitn that bus been gathered from
the many mills visited in tho Carolinas
und Georgia. I nuuiuorublo invitations
?vcro reoi ivod. The party returns muoii
delighted with its trip, under special
obligations to Mr. Tompkius, the mau
wger oi the trt?>, the Southern Railway
ami the Seaboard Air Line for atten?
tions, The Seaboard Alt Line brought
tbe party iuto the South uud relumed
It to Portsmouth,
It is pretty safe to say that some?
thing stibstaulial will lio board from
the I ut eist of tho mill parties from Mas
eui-hllr-otts that visited the South,
Wri.ix.s, N. ('., April 8.?The party
t>f New England null men slopped bore
tins aftoruoou by invitation ol the town
authorities. I'hey visited ouu of the
street water powers, hut on noooiiul of
Hie ram could not go to Hoauokd
ftepids, where the best power is, Tim
party was receivod by the .Mayor und
u committee und Maj. Emery, Mr,
Arrington, Mr. Maxwell and Judge
ilill accompanied tho party by iuviiu
tiou to Portsmouth.
Ii in eine I imrl.
Py Southern AssooiataJ 1'ror-t.
Richmond, Va., April s.?The follow,
fna weio Supreme Court of Appeals
National Hank <d Virginia vs. Criu
f,nn and others, submitted,
Bedford ilie.li School vs. School
Supervisor. Argued by Mr. Kirk pat
nek for defendants und R. Q, 11. Keso
lor piuiutitl, und submitted,
Dr, U, S. Harmon, Consultiug Opli
ciun and Master of Optics, l^i Mam
street, Norfolk, Va, Consultation free
Consiablo Bros, a Wall have rcmovod
$o Academy Muoio buihliogt ,
LOCAL WATER SPOUTS.
Small Floods In Western Virginia.
Damage to Property.
By Southern Associated 1'roas.
LYNOUUUtta, Vo,, April 8.?A special
from Wytbevillo, Vo., to thu Naws
says: Tho citizens of Wytbevillo waked
this morning to Uud that tho heavy
rions duriug tho night hud created a
flood in tho streams, rivalling tho
fatuous tlood of 1878j tho dif
fereueo being that this tlood.
though lacking two or ihreo feet
o( being as high, the river roso
much more rapidly and did equally as
much damage, f ences, logs, bridges,
lumber und live stock wore cuugbt by
tbo swelling streams aud carried down
wiili irresistible- force. The ruilroud
track in the neighborhood of Mas
Meadows was Hooded and thoro havo
beeu nostrums from uitbor direction to?
Dr. S. R, .Savers hod a hundred
sbeop and two colts drowned. A num?
ber of other casualties aro reported,
but the streams are so high that uuws
is cut off from u gruater part of tho
county. So lur as can bo leurncd tho
rain was contiued to Southwest Vir?
ginia, but was su heavy iu places as to
indicate local weather spouts.
Thu (loud is receding very rapidly
nod by morning tho streams will bo
Mithin their banks,
l.yiiclibttra Mint <*ii(.
P.v Soutboru Aisoaiutol Frosj.
lYvxcutiutui, Va., April 8.?The
(?Iron* Pittsburg team played the
Lyu ob burgs to day and tho local team
mis shut out, the first time this season.
The Smoky City sluggers hit the bull
bant and often, aud when thu game
closed they had twenty inns to their
credit. 'i'ho Lyuehbnrgera hit the
bull very well hut tuey were too scat
lured to uci uuy inns. Score:
1 mi hhurg. 00000000 0? u
fitieuurg . .i it 2 0 t G t 3 2 X? -0
Batteries?Utter, Gray aud Berry
bill; Goagley, Hawley und Sugdou,
Bv Somborn Associated PrSSS.
Pittsuoro, Pa., April 8.?Fifty
miners, prolooted by the same number
of l'epnty Sheriffs, resnmed work at
Muuouu, ou tho Monougabela river
this moruiug. The dumbo mine,
of Bobbins .v Company, ut Mc
i'onald, also started this morn
lug with lifteuu men guarded
with deputies, 'i'ho strikers will at?
tempt to have the new meu quit work,
and if they refuse trouble is feared at
both places, The operators hold u
meeting tins afternoon for tho puupoao
of discussing tho striku situation.
s ii Iii? Hand? ol llucelvera,
Bv Southern Asaojuits t Press.
Pbnbacoi.a, Fla., April S.?The
Southern States Land und Timber
Company, ouo of tho largest concerns
doing business here, was placed iu the
hands of three receivers to-day by
order of Judge Fordo, ol .Vow Orleans.
1 his is an English company und has
oQioes in i'eusucola aud New York und
t rial ol lna|icct?r Mr i.uua it itn.
By southern Associated I'rass.
New Vokk, April 2,?The trial of
Police iuspeotor MoLaughliu for re?
ceiving bribes, wbieh was set down ior
this morning iu the Court of Oyer and
Ternuuer, has beou postponed until
April 15. Justice Barrett, who is sit?
ting iu Oyor ami Termiuer, mado it
cleat tbia morning that there could Im
no further delay in getting the trial of
the iuspeotor under way.
I'M All ue o t In ii t<i ii.
Bv sontberu Assooiatod Press.
London, April 8. A dispatch from
Houg Kong to thu (dobo says that
forty Japanese transports ore assctu
Died at the Pescadores, and it is ro
i ported tbot it is iutendod to make an
uttank upon Canton. I reparations are
natively making to defend that city and
torpodoes are lining placed ut the river
to prevcut the euemy's ships from
All i n i or 1 ii ?? ale MMiuide,
Bv Southern Assootata i Press.
Columbia, S. C, April 8,?Thero
was a uiont unfortunate affair at the
state Lunatio Asylum to-day. A white
patient named /? 1'. Wat lev, about 45
years of ugo, from Edgcliold county,
who butt beou couliuud for tturtueu
years, committed suicide by haugiug,
using his suspenders us a rope,
a |> |ihi it i in \ I'urS,
Bv Houtlieru Amucutu 1 Press.
Tallahassee, Flo., April 8.?The
lloiisi! to day reconsidered its action in
killing thu resolution asking CougreSS
to purchase Appomuttox battle-field
for a national park und elect a mutin
meut to tieus. Leo uud Grunt on the
spot whore tho former surrendered.
J ho resolution was pussed by a vote of
?o' to _',
i.iii . 'Hirtel Head.
Bv Southern Associato i Pres*.
Wilmington, Del., April 8.?Oov,
Marvel died ut l):15 to night, after a
Won't he look nice with ouo of .lack
Oliver's nobby spring huts, in black or
color? lie bus a largo stock to select
from and is sitro to suit you, at tho
lowest prices. Call and bo convinced
at 111 Main atreot. Beauties iu Ixuox'o
li PART IIPHSIIIHII
The Supreme Court's Decision in
the Income Tax Case,
DISSFNTING OPINIONS FILED.
The Law is Declared Invalid Taxing j
Real Estate or Rents Therefrom.
Also Municipal and State
Bonds. The Effect of the
Decision. New Orders.
Uy Southern Asaoeiuto 1 Press.
Washixotox, April .S. The nn
onneenieut of ibo decision of the
United States Supremo Court ou the
income tax was lumlu to-day iu the
preaeuce of a crowded courtroom, the
spectators' lobby beug tbrooged to itu
utmost capacity, .shortly alter ticion
Chief Justice Fuller said, amidst an
almost painful stillness: "i am obargod
with the duiv ol BUUOUDoing tliu
opiuiou and judgment of the court in
tlits case nf Charles I'ollock versus tho
Farmers' Luau and Trust Com puny e:
The opinion begun with tho eonsti-!
tut tonality of direct tuxes by the Fed*
ornl government, which thn court held
allowable ouly wlieu grunt pressure ol
extraordinary exigency occurs, und
then when taxatiou is proportionate to
representation, Tuxcb od roul estato
belong to the class oi direct tuxes, mid
tho luxen on the runt or income ol real
estate, which is thu incident ol its own
ership, belong to the eumo class, Ao
cordtngly this Feature of tho tux was
The court was further of the opinion
that tho aotiou of August 15, 189-1, is
ltivuhd r-.o far us it attcmpt-i to luvy u
tux upon tho income derive.1 frotu
uiuuieipul bouds. As a municipal cor?
poration is the representative of tho
Stale uiul oue of tin- iustrumentalities
ui the Stute ?overnmout, the property
und reveuues of muutcipal corporations
ure u.it the subjects of federal tu\u
lion, nor is tbo inoome derived from
stale, county and municipal securities,
since taxation on the interest therefrom
operates ou ibe power to borrow bo
(ore it is exercised and line a iuilueuce
<>ti the contract, and, therefore. Bticu a
tax is n tux on the power of the Sts'cs
und their instrumentalities to borrow
money, uud consequently repugnant to
the t ousiituiion,
L'poti each of the other questions
argued nt the bur, to wit:
1 ? Whether tlie void provisions ns to
rents and income from real estulo in?
validates the whole act?
li?Whether us to tho iucomo from
personal property us euch, tho net is
unconstitutional us laying direct taxes'/
3?Whether any part of the tax, if
not considered us u direct tax is invalid
fur want of uniformity on either nf the
grounds suggested? The justices who
heard the argument nro equally divided
und therefore no opiuiou is expressed.
I'he result is that the decree of the
Circuit Court is reversed and the
cause remanded, with directions to cu
tor u decree in favor of compluiuuiit in
respect only of the voluntary payment
ut tue tax. on thu rents or mcnuiu of its
real estate and that w hich it holds iu
trust, aud ou the 'ncoruo from thu
municipal Imuils ov. ned or bo he!.I by it.
Justices Field aud Whilo rend iude
peniU'ttt dissenting opinions
At 2:35 the court concluded thu rend
ing of opiuious, whereupon the ques?
tion of tbo constitutionality of taxation
of incline from Statin und muuicipnl
bonds the court was uuanimutisly iu
I'pon tue iiiiei.tiou of taxation und
rents thu court stood us follows:
Affirming the Law- -Justices Harlan
und While. Agiiiast the Law- ?( hief
Justice Fuller, Just ices Field, Cray,
lit euer, Brown and Shims.
Upon tho general question of the
constitutionality ol the law the court
ih rani to he divided its follows: For
tho Law Justices Harlan, Urewer,
brown aud White. Against the Law?
C.'hiut Justice Fuller, J net ices Field,
t;my and Shires.
The Fresideut was informed of the
income lax tleuisiou shortly after it
was rendered by the Supremo Court,
ami ut 1:30 lie summoned Secretary
Curlit-lo to thu executive mansion and
thu ltvo discussed tho matter for some
other members of tho Cabinol
dropped in later, among iheui thu At
tornoy-Coneral. The decision was a
disappointment, but the administration
will at once issue instructions to col '
lectors of internal reuue to conform to j
tho emasculated law, Scoretary Car?
lisle followed bis well detiued ouslom i
not to discuss tho mattor for public?- i
Attorney Uenernl OIney mud the
government would not ask fot u re j
lieariug, but would acaopt the decision
itH reutlcrotl. Ho was not surprised ut j
that portion of it excepting inuuioipal
und Statu hoods from taxation, but ev
pressed tho hope that ihe tpiestion of
leuts might be brought beforu Ibo
court in Mime other shape, when he
entertninetl the stioug belief Ibat the
present attitude of tue court would be
In the Treasury department, As?
sistant Secretary Curtis declared that
the condition of tuo I'reusiiry was good
and the revouuee would in cot current
Washington, April 8.?Tue I'resi
di>ut on being u-l,i'.i tliia aiteruoou,
whether tbo decision ol the Supremo
court du tho incouio tux law. uu extra
session of Cougress would bn called,
suhl that neither be nor the Secretory
of tho Treasury sow uuy nocossity for
such action nuil that unless there was
uu unexpected ehuu-o in conditions;
he bad no idea ti nt Congress would
meet again before the time uppoiutod
I for its regular session.
'1 he effect of the Supremo Court de?
cision on tho income tax luw so far us
the Treasury Department oflioials cuu
determine, niter a hurried estimate
made this afternoon, will bo u reduo
tiou of ulioilt one half til the
revenue originally estimated us obtain
able from that source, thus making
! tho uiuiiiiil revenue to be expected
about $15.000,000. The original ei-ti
mate of 830,000,000 por year was based
ou the assumption that tho law would
be held to bo constitutional in nil its
provisions. Collectors of internal rev
uuuo will bo notified of I he decision
and instructed to make all corrections
thut may bo neecitmry through the
decision rendered to day, in tho blank
forme furnished them by the Commis?
sioner ui Internal Hoveutie. No uew
forms will bo issuod uud the work of
preparation for tho collection of the
tux will proceed without delay.
Washington, April 8. -senator Hill,
of New York, who more thuu any ono
else antagonized the cnuutment of tho
income tux iuto law Wbou it was before
the Senate, wus uu interested spectator
ami u close listener in tho court room
when the opinion wr?s handed dowu
to-day, Iiis presence was accidental,
however, as be was culled hero from
Albany to argue u New York case that
was on the calendar for to day, Llo is
greatly pleased at the 11 suit of Uio ease
and diaoiiBsed the effect of the decision.
i'ii ijuii a tfttire,
Jiv Southern Assooistod Pres?.
Havana ivio Koy Wost), April H. ? A
baud of Insurgents, cutting the wires
iu thu Santiago de Cubu District, near
l'ulenua Soriuuo, was fired ttpou yes?
terday by Uovornmont troops under
lieu. LnChambro. It is reported that
oue of the Insurgent leaders wus killed,
Tbo wires aro repaired und service be?
tween Santiago ami Havana is restored,
insurgent bauds ofj 400 or 500 men
euch are iiiihk roils iu the proviucu of
s-uutiugo, but the authorities report ull
quiet in other provinces. A party ol
Bight whites and threo uegroes started
Iroui here in uu omnibus yes?
terday. The authorities were warned
several days ugo, uud the party
was captured six miles outside of
Havana. They were armed with re?
volvers and earned an insurgent flag,
They ure now in jail here, it is soul
they OXpOOtod orders to meet them und
intended attacking the barracks of the
Civil Guard at Jaruoo. Reports of
insurgent snoaessoa in the interior aro
dented by authorities here.
Kate Doug-Ian Wi|;j;iii an Hantcss.
Tho last titno I snw ber shu wus not?
ing in the oapaeity of cordon bleu, of
musician und singer, and poetess and
humotist and hostess, writes Emma B.
Kaufman iu on interesting sketch of
"Tho Personality of a Charming Writ?
er" in The Ladies' Home Journal. Tho
feast she gave was a novel ouo. On tho
menu cards it. \vos presented aa a coun?
try supper and scrvod to the announce?
ment of "Tho wittles is up. "
There were artists und lawyers and
a dramatist and a critic at her Ikmrd
who cooked and .served dishos to tbo
rest of us le.-s taleutod ones. I remem?
ber Mrs. Wiggin'a venison, which sho
fried in its own juices in a way that
showed that if dm had not been n mu?
sician and it singer, and a poetess, and
a humorist, and a writer, and a reader
sho might have made ber living, and a
good one, as a cook. Before we loft the
table wo were presented with cnvelopos
fittingly hddrosscd. Mr. Lu?rouco But?
ton's was inscribed:
To one who hoards curios rather than pclfi
The gem of tho t r. aaure house being himself.
Enjoj iii|; Her Cry.
I have, at a moving play, ^at next to
a young lady whoso pocket handkerchief
was at work vigorously throughout half
an act At tho dropping of tho curtain
sho would scarcely smile for a minute
or two. But when speech returned to
her what do you think her first words
Were? Simply these: "I um so enjoying
it all." Ami yet sho was a tender
hearted, sympathetic girl, who Would
have fainted with horror in tho presence
of a newly stuck pig. ? Exchange.
To lilt Sorrow.
A city boy w ho wore n rod blazor
down to tho farm says it made a hit at
ou00. it hit tllO bullseyo the lirsl thing.
? Youth's Companion.
"Yes," said tho tree, "I suppose I'm
ready as far as my trunk go--.-, but I've
decided not to leave uutil spring."?
An Extreme View.
Dr. Bacillus?-Kissing is dflngorous.
I N. Tritjit?Yes; it leads to matri
I "Nowest Discovery"?Ext. U'etU no
I pain. -N. Y. D. Booms, lo* Main.
NEWS OF STATE AND CAPITAL
General Matters in Richmond and
the Commonwealth at Large.
IN HONOR OF GOV. KEMPER.
The Times' Exposure of Henrico
County Election Fradcl is Nothing,
New. An Old Baptist Minister.
Richmond's New Infield.
Bpeolftl bispntoh tu the Virgiuiau.
RioiiMoNO, N u.. Aptil S. Informa
tion baa heou received hereof the death
of Kev. Joseph Walker tvt Hcotlnville,
llo was perhaps the ohlot Baptist
preacher in \ irginia, being abont '."i
j'oars of age. Mr. Walker wan strong
und active up to ft few wooks ago,when
be was taken ill. Llo was a native of
The news ol the death of ex-Gov,
.lames L. Kemper wus not a surprise
here. Iluhud beet) in poor health tor
along lime. Gov. O'Ferrall wus uot
nt the Capitol to-dity, having gone to
Fiunastie to utteud the funeral of Capt.
? I. II. 11. Figgutt, but the llugo on the
Capitol will lie placed at hull mast in
hounr of t iov. Keloper's memory. < ion.
Kemper was Governor from 1ST I to
iSTIs. llo leaves two or tlireo children.
One son, of whom lie was exceedingly
loud, died in Norfolk u few years ago.
(leu. Fdgar Allan nrrived from
Washington to day und talked to the
uewspapor reporters uhoiit the trust
deed which ?CU. Mahouu executed lust
week, llo 1ms boon the Goueral's coun
Bebfor u good while back, and is in
miliur with all his alVairs. Mnhone, ho
says, u< l>y no menus u bankrupt man,
l ui owns property in Wualiiugtou that
will uet bim probably $800,000. Tins
deed was executed solely to save his
Virginia estate from being subjected to
the payment of a debt he dhl not think
ho owed. The Btory about Maboue
owing (Senators aud Uepreseulatives
large sums ot mouey is, Lieu. Aliuu
says, u pure fubriuutiou.
Mr. Wells, llie tnnuuger of the Kich
uiotul baseball ^team, has released
Fitobet Allen und sent him home, llo
proved to lie too light for tins League.
.Mr. W?lls has signed us a second base
man Fred Llausomun, who during n
part of last season played shortstop for
the Chicago National League team,
lluuseuinn is expected here to-morrow,
Hull, who has iieeo playing this posi
tion, will probably have to go, Behuo
will lie assigned to third base and Ma
Gowau will he kept us ti sort of general
The exposure m the Times yesterday
of vote buying at the late primary in
Ueurioo did nut occasion much of a
sensation in ihu county. All the inctu
were, it is said, pretty woll known he
fore, The county committee, I um
told, proposes to take no notice of the
matter. Ah nil the candidates ?eru en
gaged in the purchase of votes none of
then) appear over anxious to ventilate
suit rho nil (i Uil nil diseases of the l.f.o I. dvs
pepaia. hesdu he, kidney ami liver um
plaints > u I oa arrii art oil red by Hou.ls
aarsapurilla, the great i ou.l purifier.
Boon's P-1.1.? sure jannilice, lilliousuoss,
tick heads he, Cl UstipullOU Uli j nil liver Ills.
M w sin,,.
Monday morning I will plnoo on sale
Mo pieces of silk, in nil styles and
grades, from 'Joe to $1.75, Wulst silks,
chit.a silks, t allein silks, in cheeks,
stripes aud figures, for dresses uud
waists. Ml we ask is thut you will cull
earl} and give us a look. Don't forget
the prioes from 25 to SI.TO. 11. A.
Suuuuers, 1 T'-i .Mam street.
The MoCleary-McClellan Ltvo Stock
Company wishes the public to know
that they have disooutinued their sue
lion sale ou Friday, but will continue
to h?ht unction ou every Tuesday
throughout the year uud every day at
private sale. Wo have 200 head lor
lucsday's sale, from tho lowest price
horse to tiio highest type of roadsters,
Kemembor, wo keep u large supply ut
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r have your or
O deir early.
THE FLORAL EXCHANGE,
17 Granby St.?'Phone 777.
jOOOO -JOCO DOOO JOOO DOOO D OOOO
I DR.QEO* D.LEVY, ?
\ <: OPTICIAN, ^ I
3 17 Oranby Street, y
u lu correct all defects ol
vision* that are capable ol
correction1 -to (01 rcct then,
st lentiflcaliy and with ab?
I- in conform strictly to
the above and tu give a
complete and thorough ex?
amination free ol cost to
every case that comes under
And liye Classes arc the
equal ol aiiy made, and
superior to any suhl eise?
where In the?Ity. Uesides
tltej have lite lit about
theiri that others can't
Are the finest that can be
procured?the same as in
use in all first-class optical
offices. No showy, massive
lookin? apparatus to fright
tn children anil disgust
L steadily on the increase, 8
which is pi t of. positive p
that 1 have given satisfac- 8
lion to the public during
my three years' residence
Is atte-tcl to by over live
thousand patrons in Nor
lolU who use my Glasses,
among whom are the lol
lowing well known gentle?
men, to whom i respect?
fully refer to as
Jas. G. Riddick, M. 0.,
L. B. Anderson, M. D.,
B. M. Baker, tfi. D.,
E. M. Morgan, M. D.,
M. R. Allen, M. D.,
Rev. M. B. Wharton, 0. D.,
Rev. E. H. Rawlings,
Rca E. B. Hatcher,
O Rev. G. P. Rutlcdge,
O Rev. J. T. Mastin,
jO A. P. Warringlon, Alt'y-at-Law,
R.W. Shultice.Esq., Att'y-at-Law.
H. H. Rumble, Esq., Att'y-at-Law.
Leo. Judson, Esq., Att'y-at-Law.
T. W. Shclton, Esq., Att'y-at-Law.
Mr. Lawrence Royster,
Chirk t l.'or|k?ratloo ami Law sad Chan
M . W. F. Gregory,
ol Mt--r~. Koro, tut gory A Co,
Mr. D. Lowcnberg,
Mr. lohn Whitchcad.
PROMISES vs, PERFORMANCE.
On an nnuu.d oremiuni of $741.00 paid to
the has) oiiu i ftha No t York Life In-..it .u i
Comnauica in i?oi-?-iuh. v. taut, too va.h
..ivi.i.-ml eras only 630 115?? lit jut eont.
ou .in annual pro mm of 9lts4 60 paid to
THKNOI I'HWKSTKIIN the cash dividend
in December, 1894, wan iiU.s? ;0\ pir cent.
Both orOiuHry hie plan mul insuring tlio
same amount iln-e are At)iD\i. 1th
| BUI.TS. Two an 1 ti half limes us large.
D. Humphreys & Son,
GEK'L AGENTS NORTHWESTERN.
Railroad, Steamboat and
4- and 6 West Market Square,
1 Norfolk, Va,
'Ilio ver\ largo number of friends, a<t
wi II im ?l i . utt inters, wilt lie Rluu to
learn that Mil. . a. V ilITKHlJltHT
I iih In.- itoil himself with the entorpris
Rro or. lit. n. (II.aV PIOKETT, a*
NO I i Market p no?,
ihroiiKli '|n-' nit: liuni Mr. White
ini' -i . arues ly asks Ins triouds to call
on In a in ins new . tiarters.
H. CLAY PICKETT
FANCY n'HiHcSAlb AND RETAIL
No. ^4-3 Market Place.
<i o is rloli i ro I fioe. 'Phone 765.
orses S Mules,
[Tuesday. Spril itn, 189S,
We will sill n not her uke tiue of
HORSES AND MULES
(rout our regular shippers iu the WeBt.
This uiil liu nujtlirr lino opportunity for
our patrons to -upph themselves with good
[stock. Alsouftnu lot <>? Cotton Mules to
h rivo Uns week. A lot ot heavy Mules now
I on hand.
K in. inhor, iiftor this week we will hold
in.uly oil EVUltY TUESDAY. No moro
tale nt suction on t riduy.
Wo gi\o twonty-four honrs' triiil on all
stock s M nt uuctioti. au,I if not na repre
11 me i money will he refunded.
PUT YOUR DEEDS
Other Valuable Papers in a Safe Place.
AT a. COST OF ONLY 23o A. MONTH.
THE NORFOLK BANK
i on SAVINGS AND TllUSTS,
|U tho llaihltng ot the Not folk National Bank,
invites you to i till mill iuspect their now
rsmo Deposit Vaults. :-,i:u- i..r tout ut48 per
annum aud upwards. Packages recoivod ou
storage. Duposita of ?1 au 1 upwards re
. . Ivo ? ..n iutorost, i 'all and get one of our
ttnviugs Bunk Bares. OPEN DAILY l?XOEPT
.>! M i \ V. 11 oni 10 a m. to 3 p m. also ou
SATUlMMY'ti from I to 0 p in. Loans tnado
on real estate mid other security. Settles
estates, and acts in suv tl.tucinry capacity.
C. W. OllaNDY. President.
QEO. I A IT, Vieo-PreBtdout.
C. 11AHDV. Cashier.
Burruss, Son & Co.,
Commercial and othor business paper dls*
Loam negotiated on favorablo terms.
i uy lluuds and othor securities bought
Depos ts received nud accounts iuvited.
)-.., ! allowed on t mu i'.opoaiti.
Bafo Dopo.-it ho\es lor reut. Charges
Draw li Iis of Exchange and make cabla
transfers to Europe.
Leiters of credit issued to principal citleQ
, ot the world. ooU7
FOR NOBBY SPRING
We have a largo and fino line
in nil colors uliil oi/.es.
L. m OLIVER & 88.,
ONE-PlllCE H ATT EES,
III MAIN STREET.
9 9 9 9
9 999 9
The Latest for Men and Boyc
NEW GOLOP.S. NEW GOOts.
Walter J. Simmons &
TilE POPULAli UA'PTE
LOWEST. P1UUK3. Ouan ev?