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Norfolk Lads Bat Out a Glorious
7HEY WILL YET PLAY BALL!
The National League Season Opened.
Portsmouth Goes Down Before
Richmond, But Lynchburg
Evens Up With Roanoke.
Surprises of the League.
Onr GC3entrto. jouiik tuon tlid'nt do
? tbiug to the Reutleuteu from Peters
They simply ontfieliioJ and outbatted
3be ouarnpiona, and when tho dust bud
?ettled on the liuul inning thu crowd
ans bourse from cheering uud the
?jlliciul scorer wnro n wtary look.
lAcooiding to the oOicial records of tno
dar the Norfolk's tiod piled up
?:ghteeu rtina oud Petersburg bnd
xniuiu exactly four,
i'rotu o Norfolk point of viow, it was
? very lively mui exhilarating couteet,
tuit as a matter of (njt, tbo gutuo wns
3oom.Iv played ami too oue-siued to be
Interesting. Coroornu did not play,
?but MoCaun, vrbu took bis place, put
sip u very pretty game, und the holding
and battiii,i of HoCmnn, OTItiKun,
Wbaley and the pitching oi Herr, wore
the It n! in ? .-.
Mho weather was rntbrr cool for a
firt>t-cluss exbibitiou nnti the attondauce
?-as not fo inrgo as ?eretofore. A
majority ol thoi-u present expected to
?oo tbo homo team defeated. 1 bo boys
liau been playiug bu.i ball, bo i?..i that
fuuuy Norfolk people bud eomo to the
?roueiudtou thoy propuuod to contest
if or tho last place ruthur than thn tirst.
Tbo gauiu 'yesterday ooofirmed tbe
Statement heretofore mmle tbat Norfolk
is etruuK ?t the bat,strongcr tban oitucr
^Portsmouth or Petersburg aud when
properly conditioned will play wiu
. Ol.rUI.J.. ^ ^ ^
(R'liuey, Jb..-. 116 1 Porrj, -
'eoley, If. u o l i lelip rt, 3b i 2
i'llagan, in., 2 l 16 e M . Ii iiu.valbO i
linger, i l. 1 i t t- til win it. .. i i,
Meuptioaaa,rf 3 3 u lill'ei del . ?*. o i
llnOinau.Sb.... 4 8 1 i Puckurd.lUrl 0 n
Jr. i si ii, m. i B
Nicir. p. 1 e
Total.18 ii .
Ilsrden, i f
hcor.i. in laMINOS.
Korfolk .S 2 3 4 1 1 0 2 ??;<
retersburg .u o o l a o o n n 4
learned Runs? Norfolk, 5; Peters
burg, 1. Two llwse tlitb?Whaley, Mo
tL'auu, ~2. Stolon liases?Wbaley,
Cl'rlaKcr, llogcr, lloihoau, 4;Cieior,
1; nloOauu, A; Crowley, 2, Double
3'luys?O'Magan and W buloy, McCaun,
aVbaley atnl O'llann"; ilo.iduu and
3-eppert. Linse on Balls?Oil Herr, I;
jfl Dunkle, 7; oll Foster, ?. Hit by
eVitohed Ball? l uster, 1. Struck Oiit
- -By Dunkle, 1. Passed Balls?Goier,
J; McClung, I. Wild Titobes? Dunkle
? tut Foster. I mpire- Suuders.
I.Tiiotibura'a : ir-t Victory*
Uv Southern Associated Press
Lynchnuno, Va., April 17.?Lynob
Vurg came within aguat's nose of tuak
aux it ten to ouo against Itoauoke to?
day; but in the sixth inning, with tun
guuu out and the ba-es full, PaddeU
2md the good luck over tbe fence giving
xbo Magicians live rune. MeKeuna
|)itched six inuiugs lor the homo team
5mi Orth Iiiree, Both did good work,
i'lehcr pitched n steady game for tbo
Visitors, Uaudiug, tho ullicial umpire
liaviug resigned two players officiated
aud tbero hus much squabbling. Score:
i: H E
J.yuchburg." 0 4 n 1 n n 1 I- in ii ti
?Uouuolio . .10 u 0 0 I U II U? 0 JU 2
Batteries ? MoKenna, Oitu nud
Cchabel; l ishor and Puroell.
p.y Southern As? nciated Pros*.
Richmond,Yn.,April is,? Tho Port
?jnouth League club played their tirst
f^amo here ibis afternoon und. although
? boy put mi a .--iroiiK game, they were
defeated by the following buure:
It K II
j:i hn.on I. _I o o o 'j ii o o- ii i a
I'orumoutli. l l u 2 im o u 4 u
Ihittoi ies?Flyuu ami (Jibsou; Brumit
Maiming <>i i!ii- < iniiM.
Wou Lo t Per Cent.
ficho on 1. 4 ? l.i od
oruuuuitb. - l .o;7
i,yuchbnrg'. 1 I . <0
toanol a . l 1 , mi
orfolk.. 1 2 ,838
'etersb irg. 0 i ,U o
!? nllouul Leugne.
At New York?
It ll I'
few York.0 0 1) (1 2 0 2- 4 7 2
Brooklyn.2 o l u u 0 3 1 7 13 -
Batteries: liu-.io and Ferret!; KeD
fieily and Qritn, (.Culled oa uccouut
filll Kllf-'l. i ? ? .
.? At Buliimoro?
n ii k
faltimora 00 1 6 00000? 0 'J i
bilitlelpbla ... o u u u u o o 2 6? 7 In 2
Batteries: ISsper nud llobiuson;
S'iiylor and Olemeute.
It II E
t-ouisvllle. l o o o 2 r. a n n?n h :
itt?buig.1) 1 u ii u 1 u u 0? 2 7 '
' Batteries: 1 uka aud Wolobi K-illen,
?Hart aud Kinslowi
11 H K
Cincinnati..1 0 I I! 0 t 4 0 i -10 U :i
UcmoUikI .i(ioou:ii:iii-s? 4
Balteries?Dwyor, Parrott und Mor
ritt; Sullivnn aud Xiuitiier.
At St. Louis:
It 11 E
st Lcaii .o o l I o n :; o 2? i iu 2
Obicnso.l ii 2d t o 0 U ..?y? 12 4
tinttorie!?Hrciteumoin aud Pietz;
Gnlhth aud Kittridgo.
Cleverly Caught. Captionlcss Items
of" Current Happenings.
Miss Bruce AuBtiu, daughter of Bov.
D. B. Auatiu, formerly of Norfolk, will
be uinrriud to Mr. Ob??, li. Tuinbleson
at thu Bust Snli'olk Cburcb, Suffolk,
ta., April 'i'i.
'1 be t ruc.ili\iou will bo sunt; at (Iran
by Street M, 12. Cburcb to-uigbt by
tuo oboir of Unit oburcb.
Buv. Dr. J. J, 13a 11, of Pari? Avenne
Baptist Church, conducted services at
ibe I'uion Mi.-uiou, Cburcb street, luot
A father who is thought to be of uti
eouud uiiud, Wednesday night as?
saulted v. 11 i? au axe Iiik wife und eon,
very daugorously wounding the bitter.
'! i.i-y mo iu the hospital und tlie futliur
is coutined by tbu authorities till a
commission can euiiuire into bin tucu
Petit jurors are being summoned for
the oriiniual term of tho United Status
Court, which begins hero Mny Tth,
The fuir at tbo i bird Bnptist Uburoh
is being well patronized uml tbo Ludie-'
I uiou bare every ludicaliou that it
will be a grout success.
United Matos Deputy Mondial Cross
sold the libeled schooner Hope yester?
day for 320 to J. W. Bennett.
The schooner Hertha Dean, Captain
Thomas, irom Bntlnuoro to Boston,
v. itb a carj'.o of coal, lust her anchor off
Yon; Sprit yesterday momiug.
U ho tollown.g were visitors nt the
Cotton Exchange yesterday: M, A,
Joy, Uaiuetvtlle, Tex.: Ashley Wilkioa,
.South tiastou, N. C.<, K. L, button,
IjiiGruuge, N. O.
Mr. \V. H. Hann, of Petersburg, As
;Bi?ut District Attorney, arrived here
Dr. V. D. Bnrbot nud Mrs. Burbot,
of Augusta, Ou., were here yesterday,
Ilev. Thomas Di\ou, dr., of New
Yoik. was iu Norfolk yesterday.
i'nir weather, slowly usiug tempera?
ture to day.
Kev. J. C, Mnrtm. of Queen Street
M, K. Cburcb, is stili coubued to bis
home by sickness.
Miss Mary M. Douuau, of Peters?
burg, is visiting Mia. O. A. Sledge, No.
Ili3 1 ork streot.
Cnpt. ?loliu S. Wise, of New York,
and .Mr. It, E, Byrd, of Winchester,
\ u., were bore yesterday,
'Ibe liiubmoud papers give extended
notices of tbo marriage of Mr. Arthur
M. MursTou nud Miss i'vunie A. Wiins
at the Trinity Methodist Church, iu
thnt city, The bride, who is a very
popular, us well us beiiutiiul, young
lody, i? the uiece of Mr. A, B. Dues
boty, of Norlollc,
i ho F. B. Y'a will meet ut 1 o'clock
this afternoon, Be present, as busi?
ness oi much ltuportauco will bu ttaus
A Proclamation Issued, Urging the
Laying Down of Arms.
By Southern Associate i Trass.
Santiago dk Cuba, April 18.?Gen.
Martinez tie Campus hnx sailed ou the
war-ship Villaverde for Mauzanillo,
An accidental explosion iu tbo
Grenade barracks to-day killed Juan
Casiilla nud wonuded seveu at
tillorymeo. Thu explosion occurred
while tbo soldiers were eating
Iheir dinner, A pacUugu of guu
powder or a bomb nas left too
near the fire aad was ignited, Ucfore
tailing for Mauzauillo this afternoon,
(ieii. De Campos issued n proclamation
to thu people of Cube, declaring tbu
sind enforcement of military law ami
calling upon all citizotis to show tbeir
obedience nuil loyalty.
A special proclamation was addressed
to the people of tbo province of hauli
ago de Cuba, It mi\h that tho troops
?iil bo held to the strictest discipline
und will not disturb peacoitil citizens.
It oflera ptuduu to all luutirgcutb except
A >Ult Ml ICld?.
Bv Southern Ass.ioiiito I l'ra<-.
JACKSONVILLK, FIb., April l!s,?Two
days ago Prunk ft. Wood took poison,
nud to day died of its effeets at the
couuty hospital. It would never bsve
been kimwu thut Wood bad poisoned
himscif bad bo not left a note so stating
lor tho action of tho drug was to slow
that physicians did not detect it. Iu
the note be gave no reason for the sui?
cide Wood was ntitutt 25 yearn of tige
nud find been employed iu u restouraut
here, Iiis mother ia Mrs, (inrduer, of
Gilbertsville, N. O., und she lias wired
thut the corps bu tlccoiitly interred,
? Int. lint. liny.
Choice Michigan Buy in lots to suit
the irudo cheap. J>.P. Bun ft Bno.,
aplU D&Wlm 2C9 and 270 Cburcb St.
Constable P.tos. & WhII nave removed
to Academy Music building.
"Rawest Discovery"?Kit. teoth BO
Pftiu. JS. i*. A). Bcoiat', 102 Main,
10 PRESS S. IL L BOYCOTT
The Western and Atlantic Railroad
Shows Strong Fight.
BOTH ROADS CLAIM VICTORY.
The Injunction Granted Against Them
By Judge Lumpkin is Considered
Legal Authority For Through
Cut Rates. The Fight Grow?
iu- Sou thorn a Boei.it ,i i i h .
Art.am a, (iu.. April IS.? The right
of u trallio association to boycott a road
tbut duih not t'.ouform to its ruin seemt)
to huvo been decided favorably iu part,
nt least, in the recent decieion of Judge
Lumpkiu m the case of the Seaboard
Air Line ugninsl the Western aud
Atlantic aud the Nushvillo, Chatta
uoogu uuu St. Louie.
Au order was issued to day by the
last named roads in uc.:oidnuco Willi
tbe decision of the court, putting miu
effect the boyootl agaiust the Seaboard
Air Line iu so lor as tbrongb tutes mo
ooucerned. Tbe SoutiiurU Ltaiiway and
Stcatus;.ii> Association eluuu a great
victory in this just us the Seaboard
claims a victory iu the lujuuciiou
agaiust the boycott on looul tratbu. Tbe
association declared a boycott against
the Seaboard uu tho charge oi cut
ing rntos ii i-i the BSSOciatioU lines.
Tue Seaboard attempted to tbunrt tbo
boyoott by eujoiuiug tho Westum and
Atlantic, wkiou is leused t?y tho Nu-ib
vide, i uuttauoogo nud tit, Louis, tbe
claim being advanced that by u private
contract biiwteu theso companies nud
tbo Seaboard, tbe sumo advantages iu
rates should always bo allowed tbo
Seaboard us any other road enjoying
the use of tho Western uud Atluutie'e
tei annals iu Atluulu.
.itulgu Lumpkin legalized tho actiou
01 tbe Soutiieru ltaiiway and Stuamsbip
Association,according.to ibe cluimH ui
tue association, when hetrniod tbut tbe
Western und Atlautie could only be en
joiutd from boyootting iu so far ai the
local businesa originating on tbo road
was coucerned. Uu business origina?
ting beyond t battuuoogu, tbe Western
aud Atlantic cau apply tho boycott
rules und reluso prorating nrruu^e
meuts with the Seaboard.
Quite an importaut point is involved
in tho decision tbut uu association uf
railroads baa the rigbt to boycott an?
other road, I.veil in this case, where
u private contraol existed for au eipial
itv oi terms, the court bus ruled that
in too mutter of through tiafUo tho
Western aud Atlautie bus the rigbt to
make terms with one rund nud refuse
to do so with nuother.
Commissioner Stablmnu, of tbo
Southern Railway aud Steamship Asso?
ciation, s:ivh his non-intercourse order
against tbe Seaboard has been .sub?
stantially legalized and uext Monday
the boycott will bo iu full force aud <>u
agaiust the Seaboard Air Lino iu tbe
matter of interchanging through
NAN A ON EXHIBITION.
The Great Painting Was Seen by Hun?
Tho people of Norfolk yesterday for
the tirst time bud tho pleasnro of seo
ing Niiim, Sueboroweky's famutis
paiutiug, It has been pronounced by
tho best authority one of tbe world's
groatest works of urt.
It represents a beautiful woman, sud
as you gaze upon tho uugelio faoe,
soft" blue eyes, pearly teeth, golden
hair aud a form not utter tin: manner
of tbeiFreucb modiste, bot u perfect
woman, us iu imagination wn soe live.
N'iiju uimo.-t speaks, tnerois recogni?
tion in the eyes, u sinilo upon tbe lips,
it is high art, or rather the perfection
oi ai l.
The picturo was exhibited twelve
months in Chioago, six mouths iu s>t.
Ijoiiis Hnd bus been seen in nearly nil
of the lutgu cities of tbe West uud
Yesterday hundreds of perpous,
mauy of tbem being ladies, caded at
No, SSI Commercial Place to seo tins
famous painting, All were pleased und
so far ns tho reporter oollld loam, Done
? mi 1111 in n.
Tho above beautiiul mcdilalioii ou
tho passion of our Lord will bo ren?
dered at l i runby Street M, E. Church
this ovemug lit H o'clock by the chu r
(if tho church, ueshtod by air. Crowell.
All uro invited, No admission foe,
To purify, vitalize au i enrich tbo blood,
an i give nervo bo Iii? hu i digestive strong th,
tako lluu.ls Sarsaparille.
It will he au agreeublo surprise to
persons subject to attacks of bilious
colic to learn that prompt relief may
be hud by taking Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera aud Diarrhoea Remedy, In
many instances tbe attack may be pre?
vented by taking this remedy us soon
as tho tirst symptoms of the diseuso
appear. 23 and 50 cout butties tor sale
by all druggists.
I aiiiiiliill'ii tins tor tillering.
All ordering ono do/en cabim-ls at
33 will be presented with ouo of my
carbou ariatus with handsome gilt
frame, This oiler is only for Easter
week. 172 Mam street.
The Newsiest Flash News in Abbrevi?
Berlin, 18.?Freiherr Von Kot/o,
formerly Court Chamberlain,bos begun
n libel suit- agaiii->i ?Hron Schr?der,
Court Master of Ceremonies, upon
charuoH growing out of the recout
soaudals which uauscd Von Kotze'a ar?
Puilaoelpiiia, IS. -Sevill SchoBeld
a Sous, woolen manufacturers of Man
avniik. today assigned to Joseph do
F. tlunkiu, Tbo deed oouvoys tho
Economy mills and twenty-three other
pieces ol real astute iu Mauayunk, P.nx
horough and other subutbs ol Phila?
New Orleans, IS. ?The failure, of
MoElroy .V Co., tho well-knowu cotton
brokers, win poBted in the Cottou Fx
change eurly thiH morning. '1 boy were
heavily on tho abort side of tbo murket
und the rt-cent advauoe iu prices forced
tbeiu to Ihe wall. Liabilities unknown.
Vienna, IS,?There was uu itber so
vcro eiirtbi|nako shook at Laibaeh u
few miuittoh before 0 o'clock this even?
ing, > i}\ ernl buildings which had been
unsettled by previous shocks wore
thrown to the ground.
Oitv oi' Mexico, 18.?Matt Hansom, 1
I United States Mioistor, presented his
credentials to-day mul ?ns recoivedjvety
cordially by President Diaz.
Savannah, tin., 18.-.-The Grand
Couclnve of Kbigtits of Templar ol
Georgia adjourned this afternoon. Tho
next conclave will be held in Colum?
Savannah, (in,, IS,?The Goorgia
Society of Colonial Dames of America
held its animal meeting hero to-day,
Tbo society decided to ru operate with
the Sous of devolution in erecting u
mounment to (Jen. .lames Oglethorpe,
founder of Georgia,
Tallahassee, Fla., is,?Tho Bouse
to-day passed, without n m-.. i.tm..
vote, a lull mul.in;- a| rd 26 - the Con?
federate Memorial Day?a loyol holi?
FlTTsnt no, Pa.. 18,?At a mcetnii? of
tho Sheet Iron aud Stool Manufactur?
ers' Association, heltljhere yesterday, a
schedule of prices was made to cover
tho increased cost ol raw mntenulu.
Onii'Aoo, 18,?Judge MoCouueil'h
r< si,, tinti..ii as president of tho [(oqpoia
Club uus formally accepted to day by
New Orleans, 18. ? An unique ex?
ploit in journalism was accomplished
by tbo Indies of New Grinaus in getting
out to duy's edition of the Dully
Washington, Is.?Capt. Henry W.
Howgate, es tlisbursiug oflieer o( tho
Signal Service, and recently acquitted
of two charges of forgery and embez?
zlement, was arraigned iu the Criminal
Court to-day and pleaded not guility to
throo other indictments involving
alleged peculations from tbu Govern?
Uniontowx, Po., IS,?C.'oko ship
mcntR took n big drop last wenk and
the outlook is anything but encoiirng.
lug, Tho shipments full off l.iiOO curs'.
Public ttcltttol tixarcluea in I'rincras
A II lie foil Uli .
Nimmo public school held its closing
exercises st Nimmo Unit on tlm evening
ol April lotb with speeches, recitations,
The "Old Maid," by Miss [vy Mai
bon, was well rendered, nntl the writer
only hopes she will not alwuvs remain
un old maid.
'?Curfew Bells," by Miss Daisy Mor?
den, was well spoken and enjoyed by
nil present, in fact, all did remarkably
well, Tho raiisiu and Biugiug by Miss
Potrci) was just excellent.
Aftor the exercises were ovor oream
and cuke were served by the ladies,the
proceeds beiug inr tho iieuelit ol Nim
nio'a Ohuroli. Miss West, the teacher,
deserves special credit in getting up
such un euterta nnient which will ever
be remembered by her teboliurs mid
ull that were present. J,
it. l. Mnittiiters1 t?reiai *nlci From l .
n. .i irtr.ii a <??.?? Mot i..
We uro denied ttio space to describe
tbo wouderful bargains, so ean only
mention a few items. All-Wool t in riot
Suitiug, worth 50c, now 2ilc; China
Silk irom I9e up; Silk-Wurp Nun's
Veiling, worth ; SI, our price T.n'; Silk
and Wool Cre| OUS, 10 inches, .iullr.iy's
price $3.50, our price $2.60; I.inen
Sheeting, worin 31,25, now 85o.Crash,
worth Mc, now ti, und tl,o; 1,000 l.:nou
Towels, 15x22, worth 20o, now l2Jo;
(100 Iluck Towel*, itxuG, worth Mo.
Bargains in Laces, Embroideries,
Loco Curtains, Ginghams und the
famous Lonadale-finiahed Cottous, only
(ic. Fine Cottons worth 6c, now -lo.
Komenihrr the quantity is limited, so
if interested, make an curly cull ou us
this week. B. A. Sauuders.
'Ilm Canes Dropped,
l!v s'ontt?>iiu Asso.-iatetl Presi.
Washington, April 18 Secretary
Carlisle has directed that tho prosecu?
tion against the Western Punk Note
Company, of Chicago, ill,, fur printing
Mississippi State warrants be discon?
tinued, This action is takett upon tbo
recommendation of l.uited States
District Attorney John ?. Blaok,
concurred iu by Attorney-Oeucral Gl?
Buttermilk and Ice Cream at Mac's.
General Matters in Richmond and
the Commonwealth at Large.
WILL GEN. FITZ LEE ACCEPT 7
His Friends Say tho Collcctorship Will
Defeat Him lor the Governorship.
Henrico Politics. Mr. Wilson's
Reception. The Light Ques?
tion. Boom the City.
Special Dlspal h to l'?u Virginian.
Richmond, Vn,, April 18.- It Fit?
Lee eooepts tho oolleolorshiu it will be
pretty good eviilcneo that ho is not in
tho moo for Governor. Ria friends
hero mill elsewhere tiro urging him not
to accept, they tbiuk that ho will
have a walk over in 18.'7. lint Lee has
got all tbe honors that boloug to tho of?
fice of Chief Magistrate of (ho Common?
wealth mid he will bo belter off Unau
cially by accepting tho colleotorship.
It is Known here tiiut some of the Vir?
ginia Congressmen are very much put
out because tho President did not con
suit them about the appointment.
Uov. O'Ferrnll still romains in very
clone touch with President Cleveland.
'There was ample evidence of this yes
day, when tlin President sent Iiis
celleuoy a personal telegram,informing
him that he had appointed I it/- lice
Collector of Internal Kevenuo.
Hon. W, Ij. Wilsou returned to
Wnshingtuu this moruiug. Mo ex?
pressed uiuisolf as greatly pleased with
ins reception and entertainment in
Uiehmoud. There is no doubl Ihm
Wilson is a very popular mau hero and
bus n strong booking here for tho Item
ocratio nominntion lor either President
or Vice-President, While here Mr.
Wilson disoouraged ull references to
the Presidency made to him.
It looks very much us il there would
bo a very exoiting campaign in Heurioo
this upricg. Tho Democrats have held
their primary mid nominated officers,
it ii 1 it is openly charged that giguutic
fruuitN were perpetrated aud much dis?
satisfaction exists. Tho UupulilicauH
hnvo expressed thoir willingness to
support any Democrats who may run
as Independents. 11 is likuly thut tho
Populists will do the samt). Mr. .1. W.
Southward, w ho bus figured conspicu?
ously in many itopubhcnu State con?
ventions, is leainug tho Demooratio
opposition and is working most ener?
getically to got up ii rival ticket.
There is intense mdiguntion among
the citizens hero in rogard to
tho account of Council Light Com
mittoo iu ordering electric lights to he
repluer-d by gas. Mayor Taylor to-day
hiitl ii ctililerenco with tho electric light
P'Cople und took tho responsibility ot
authorizing them to continue tin- lights
a luw tlayH longer, Thoro is talk ol uu
To night tbe Chamber of Commerce
inaugurated n series of public meetings
to boom tho city. Tho idea is to bring
the business men together once a mouth
lo discuss what is needed to promote
tho best interests of tho towu. The
tirst mooting was a great success. It
was largely attended, ami stirring ad
dresses were mado by such public
spirited oitizens as N. V. Itandolph,
Joseph Bryan, Warn 14. Guy, James N.
boyd, Col. A, S. Buioid uud otbors.
SECOND DAY'S SESSION,
Proceedings ol the A. M. E. Confer?
The second day's session of the A. M.
13. Conference was held yesterday with
Bishop (iaiues in the chair.
Tho financial reports from the
churches within the Conference wore
coutiuued and concluded,showing good
oolleotions, considering tue hard times,
untl larger than last year.
Speeches along tbo lines of church
literature were made by Pov Dr .1 c
l.mbry, of Philadelphia, manager of
the book concern of tbe A M E Church.
Rev 11 i'Johuson, D 1), Pb D, editor
of tbo Christian Recorder, Philadel?
phia, and Rev Lovi Coppia, D D,
editor of tho church Review, Philadel?
l ho Conference elected tho following
delegates to thn General Conference,
which meets in Wilmington, N, C., in
lv.n?: [lev, A. Ii. deines, ol Norfolk;
ltev. J.. 11. bolden, of Portsmouth;
llev, W. II. Hunter, of Uichmond, aud
Uco. D. .hmmertoo,
1 be following lay delegates from tins
Conference to tho Gonerul Conference
hud been previously elected by tho
Electoral College; Levi R, .lohusou,
of Richmond,and Wi.son P. Foremau,
A missionary musB mooting was held
The Conference will to-day hear ro
ports on "Temperance," "atate of the
Church," "."51810 oi the Country," etc.
Conference will bo in session till
noou of next Monday, wheu the op
poiutments for the your will bo read.
This Conference consists of 100 cleri?
cal uud thirty luy delegates,
sain Puree 11 Parlor i limit lire,
Tho eaio of the Pnrcsll House furni?
ture will be continued to-day, The
parlor furuiluro will be sold ut 10;,50
THE COCKADE CITY.
Many Malters to Interest Petersburg?
ers in Norfolk.
Bpooial Dispatch to tlio Virginian.
Prtkrhuuku, Va,, April 18.?Tue
April term ol ibo Hustings Court of
I'etorabtirg, Judge J. M. .Mullen pie
siiliug, opuueil tins momiug. 'I.'bo onto
of Samuel .Morrow, who was indicted ut
the lust term of tbo court of keeping u
lottery iu this city, was cotivioled und
his puuiHtiiuent llxud nt one hour eoti
Quoinont in jml with u luiu of $200,
Morrow was not iu court and tho ra- i
was tried iu In-* absouce. There is un
otber iudiotment nr>mnst Morrow for
keeping u gamuling Iioiih". 'f'ho trial
of this ub60 was postponed to the next
term of the court, un with also those ol
.'?in,. - Finuegan and Wiilimn UoflT, in?
dicted lor similar offences. These par
iios tire said to reside in ttiohuioud,
I learned to-day from u well in?
formell politiciuu of Diliwiddie county,
tbu*. iho mass inoeting of Mepnblioous
und Populists of tlio county to he belli
at tlio County ( ourtbouso on next
Monday, will probably recommend
that no nominations be made,
Tbo will of tbo Into Win. F. Spots
Wood was admitted to probate in the
Hustings Court ol Ibis city this morn
ing, Mrs. Isabella M, Spotswood rfnd
Mr. ilaudridge Spotswooil, widow aud
son of too deceased, i|uu!i!b>d tin the
into, tbo former us executrix und the
hitler iim executor. The estate is valued
$S5,fl(H), hut tho premiums on the
United Stales hnmlH owned by thu do
leased at the tnno of Ins death will in?
crease it to about $100,000.
Tlio XliiurnKtiiiii tluiinl,
llT Southern Associated 1'reM.
Wasuincitun, April 18,?Tho Nicn
raguau Miuietor, Dr. (luzmau, reply*
iug to ti iptory to day naul:
"My country bus no intention of
annulling the eontraot with tbu Mari?
time Company lor construction oi the
Nicaragua Canal. On the oontrury.we
have every desire to seo (ho cautil built
[ and by Americans, 1 lie oontrout bus u
number of years to run und if it
is uucumiilntod nt tbu expiration of
that time, there is no doubt thut mi
extension of the time will bo granted,
It thu company shull for any reason
throw up tbu contract, Nicaragua will,
i um cortain, Kraut a similar concession
In tho (,'uilud Slates if this country du
[ sires it."
Ko Uame in W uttii ii urn ii.
Ilv Southern Associalod Press.
Boston, April 18.?The Boston nnd
Washington Baseball Clubs wero origi?
nally scheduled to open tho league sen
sou to-day iu Washington, but an to?
morrow will bo n holiday hero, the
game waa obauged to to-morrow iu this
city. Those two clubs will thou open
thu season bore.
If you want watches, olocks, jowolry
or silverware call on Brown A; Wolf,
Guccoscort) to S. B, Smith, 11 Bank
j[ Spectacles, J
A too, have ;m Laster character, as A
* tlicy open not the same season, but a
\ the eyes and arc Urns largely in- "
* crease tlie area of vision. The
r defects that may be corrected jvith
$ Glasses J
\ arc many, and the benefits they \
f confer upon sufferers from Imper- ?
r feet vision Is simply enormous. If P
f your eyes give you trouble don't *
A delay, It may prove dangerous. A
\ <^?lpr \
$ Permanently Located.
9 Established 1892. 6
i Offices Closes at 5 P. M. J
M?YER & CO.,
Railroad, Steamboat and
4 and 6 West Market Square,
Flattering Report of New and En*
TO BUILD A NEW RAILROAD.
Contract Ha~. Boen Let for a Kor*y
Mile Railroad for Virginia. Heavy
Purchases by Pennsylvania
People of Alabama Fur*
nances. Farm Lands.
liv Southern Associated i'rosi.
IJAi.Ti.Monn, April 18.?Iu its weekly
review of tho lndustriul aud railroad
interests of the South, tbo Manufac?
turers' Ko3ord reports a number of
important enterprises aud uome eon
siderahhi investments iu Southern
property by uutside people. Contraots
have been let by tho Old Dominiou
Construction Company, of New York,
for tho building of forty miles of tbe
Chesapeake ami Western railroad from
Itookiugham, Va,, west towards tbe
coal fields ol West Yirgiuia.
Tho eutire property of the Alabama
iron ami ltaiiway Company of Shef?
field, Ala., including tnreo furnaces
with a daily capacity of oUO tous of pig
iron, 70,000 acres of mineral lauds, and
iu addition to this some large tracts of
30ul land und a coking plant havo been
ptircbascd by l'ouusylvuuia people,
Tho furnaces, which have be on idle
since shortly aftor their construction
iu 1880, will, it is said, bo immediately
I ut into operation and tho etitiro prop?
erty worked on n largo scale. Tho
company will be known us tho Sheffield
Coal, Irouaud Steel Company. Tho
original cost of tt;h property was over
$1,500,000. A'20,000 acre tract of farm
laud Iiuh ii<-eii purchased iu Texas by
Dakota people, and it is expected that
several thousand Dakota formore will
be located ou it within tbe next year or
Burrtiss, Son & Co., ?
Commercial and other business paper dli
Loaus negotiated on favornbln terms.
( iiv bunds au'l uther eouuritioi bought)
Jjcpomts received nud accounts iuvited.
lutoiost allowed ou t im- deposits.
Bito Deposit boxca tor rout. Charges
i>rnu u Ph o: Exchange find make cnble
trau for i to Europe,
Lotten or creu.it issued to principal cities
ol tin- world. 0027
Horses & Mules.
ON APRIL 23d, 1895,
Wo will soil another nice lino of
HORSES AND MULES.
Y,'o will lmvo nn extra lot of flao Mules
from Nashville, lenu.; abo u lot of nica
driving and fitrm born.m?ami ehesp Mules?
und in fact vve keep a supply to Bait all pur?
poses, and ou
WEDNESDAY, APRIL THE 2411),
Wo will ba.o our third Speciul combination
sale of Kentucky horses, from the well*
kuown fsrni oi i?. K. Hurt, of t-oplar Plains,
K.v., und one i at! on. can look for gilt edga
s o i., (sattlers. trotters und drivers), and
we would advise our customers to uttoud
We have dieooutinuod our eato at auction
mi l mliiy. hut will havo sale every TUEtt
J)AY. Wo give'J-i hours trial on nil stock
sold at our Tuesday a sale. Mend for cata?
loguo at ouco.
THE HCGLEARY-JHCGLELLAH LIVE STOCK GO.
Tim tramp life inmtrnnce agents who tries
to make you belie ? ? tbut uny other roRUine
lifo insurauco ? omi any pays no larxe divl
donils or surplus us t?o Northwestern
Mutual, is guilty or deception by ueing mis?
leading T.A lit'8. wbieh no honest man
would employ 01 exhibit, ?4 thoy uro made
up t3 create a t.ilso .iunr s? ion.
D. Humphreys & Son,
GEX'L AGENT3 NOUTHWESTE'JN.
. v^r ?? ?... - .. -
?a'n'i; oV.-.;$ Ttt.j:i v F?cr.ftrr^5r,. ,,->. ; ; '.ffl
?'n?mvisi;.- Sti n'.tL-'Bsiti?i'fr?i?.
^^;^Q,NlVl5^>T:-N'?Vbi:K:VA. ? ?
Twin City Loan Offi
213 MAIN, COttNEU CHURCH,
offors lor sulo a large and elegant aeleotlon
?C V NUEllEl'MED 1)1 A MOM ?3,
at prices lew tu- tt.au any place l*tb*eliy,
Money loaucd oa aAl ?o?0? of y*&t*