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The Renowned Jurist Passes Away
at Nashville, Tenn.
Ha Studied Law at tlic University of
Virginia. Was a United States
Senator from Tennessee from
IS8I to 1880. Appointed
Justice by Harrison.
Lv Somborn Associated Prong.
Nashville, Teon.. August 8.?How
?11 Edniuuds Jackson, Aesoeiato .Jus
tioe of the Supremo Court of tbe
l ulled State**, died at 2 v, ui. at bis
Tesidenoe at West Moudo, six niilea
Irom this city, aged 08. Judge Jack
eon bad beeu lu failing bealtb for
eevernl years, but it has been only iu
tbe last oiue months tbut tbu progress
mI tho disease began to cause bia family
?ud iriends uuuaeiuuse.
Last year bo wont ou a lengthy trip
to tbe far West in -euren of bealtb.
Later be went to TbouiaBville, Ga.,
whore it was hoped tbe mild nud brae
lug climate would restore hie vigorous
constitution. Tbe trip did biiu little
?rood, aud after u timo bo was brought
At bis old home, surrounded by tho
aceuoa be loved so well, Judgo Jackson
seemed to improve steadily uutil be
?cm to Wushiugtou to nt in the second
licuriug ol tbe income tax case, lie
?tood tliat trying trip fairly well, aud
alter his return appeared to loso
tie vras ntlliott'd with a complication
ol iinn" ", which it wus impossible to
I'::' iii oil. Nevertheless Judge Jaoksou
dul not take to bis bed until eight duys
ago. Since then his faunly uud (rieuds
realised that hie eud was ueur, und
bia death to day was not unexpected.
Judge Jackson was twice inarried,
the tiret timo to Mies Sophia MHllory,
?laughter of David i$, Mnllory, u
banker of Memphis, who died in 1878.
To this union weru born lour chil?
dren ae IoIIowb Henry, Mary, Wil?
liam aud Howell Jackson. lieury
Jackson is at present soliciting agent
o( the Southern ltailway, with head?
quarters at Atlauta.
W. H. Jackson, jr., ie District At
lorney of tbe Chesapeake and Ohio
Stailroad at Cincinnati, Howell Juck- I
aon ie manager of the Jaokaoii Cotton
Jrlills at Jackson, Ten.
Iu 187C Judge Jackson married Miss
Vary E. Hardiug, daughter of the late
Gou. Harding. Of this union three
children, Misses Elizabeth and Louise
Jackson and Harding A. Jackson, aur
With the exception of Miaa Elizabeth
Jackson and William H. Jackson, who
are iu Europe, the children were at tho
bcdsido when the distinguished sufferer
The newa of Judge Jackson's death
eauscd general sonow in the oity,
where be woe so well known und ad
Tho arrangements for the funeral
tjave uot been fully completed, but it is
iuown that it will tukc plucu next Sun?
liowell Edmunds Jackson, Associate'
J lift ice of thu Supreme Court of tho
Vnited sittites, was born iu Paris,
Ten., April Mb, 1832. In l?iO his
tjarouts removed to Jaoksou; received
a classical ednoatiou, graduating irom
>Veat Tcuuusseo college in IMS;
ctu.ii.mi luw two yeurs at tba University
of Virginia aud in Juckauu, under his
kinsman, Judge A, W, O. 'i'ottou and
Miliou Brown; gradtiutcd from the
Lebanon law school in in which
l ep.r he located in Jucksou and engaged
iu the practice of his profession;
temoved to Memphis in 1.S51*, where he
continued tbe practice of law; served
ou tbe Supreme llctieli by appointment
on two occasions, und wusoucu a prom?
inent candidate for Supremo Judge
before il.u nominating couvuutiou. He
locnied in .Ineiihoti in I-S7<j; was elected
to tbe Stain House of KrpreseutativcH
In 1880 on tbe Mate credit platform;
was elected to tho United sitateR Senat?
as a Democrat in 1881 und served tiil
.April I'-'. 1880; was appointed United
btateB Circuit Judgo by President
Cleveland aud Dominated for Justice by
President Harrisori; was confirmed by
the .-euato February 18, 1898, aud en
torcd upon tiio dutiiu ol tho oilico
Unroll 4, 1803.
I'lie Itlleslealptii Nlato 'I'lchiet t orn
Jackson, Miss,, Augnst B,?Sontstor
tleorgc called tbe convention to order
this morning niul buliotiug for Attor?
ney lleueral began. Un tho 12th Hudson
and Tromor wem vritlidrawu aud Hon.
Wiley N. Nash, ol Oklibbe, was nomi
oatcd. A. A. Kiucaid, ol Luudordalo,
was uomiuated ou tho first hullut for
(Superintendent ol Educatlou.
Most of the morning wob consumed
fu an attempt to exclude all proxies
from votiug. Chairman iIcorge rulud
Shut proxies bud no btieineBs iu a Ueni
s'crntu- convention, but uu uppeal from
, the decisiou ol the chair was mado and
carried. Tho Statu convention has
added the names of the followiug to
tho Democratic ticket:
Wiley Nasb, Attornoy-Ueuoral; A.
A. Kiucaid, of ijauderdiile, Suporiu
Iondcut ol Education; Kev. W. E,
Jrown, of Copiuha, Clerk of tbe Su
firetne Court; J. M. Sinionton.of Lake
and, Commissioner; Wort Adams, of
Hinds, lteveuue Agt-nt, he boing thu
Bly present incumbent soleoted,
ANOTHER OCEAN TRAGEDY.
The British Steamer Catterthune Goes |
Down at Sea.
Br Southern Associutod Pran.
MsijBOUnNBi An..Mist 8.?The Hritt-.h
steamer Catterthuue, bouud from Kid?
ney for Hoog Kong, wus tutallv wreck?
ed between Siduey / auu JJriebaae.
Many liven wero lost.
London, August 8.?Lateh.?Cable
desputcboe from Melbourne state that
the Catterthune Strunk ou the eoal
rocke at '2.45 o'clock iu the morniug
aud sunk '20 minute- later. The tiaoieu
of those who are supposed to have loot
are Neil Shaunon, the captaiu; Mr.
Piuuoek, Uret otticer; Third U lb cor
LeiHer; Chief Engineer Harper: Se?
cond Engineer Adams: Third Engineer
Wilaou; Fourth Engineer Woleteu
boltne; Clnef Steward Manning nud
Surgeon Audereou Phipps; thirty Chi?
nese aud 13 Lascars,
The paspeugors, who aro supposed to
be lost are MeedanieH Mathias, Loring
nnd Smith, Miss Loing, Mr. Cohort
Frazier und litteeu Chiueso steerage
At tun time the vessel struck a heavy
southweet gule prevuiled. Tito ship
continued ou her way, but beforo
many moments bad elapsed, it wus
found that sho had a hole in her bot?
tom auti was making wuler rapidly.
She began to settle down aod took ou
a iitst to starboard.
The Urea under her boilers were soon
extinguished and tbe vessel vvaa then
helpless. Sbe brooobed to aud tbo sea
swept over ber fore uud aft. I very
ellort to lower boats were bullied by
the sea which swept Ilium III board
ii,'km- being swung out. The port life?
boat was washed lrom the davits and
lost. Notwithstanding the daugeroiis
position; of the stcumer which it was
uow icon was doomed, excellent disci?
pline was maintained.
During nu attempt to lower the etar
board cutter a tremendous sea btoke
aboard the eteamor, carried away the
cutter and swept from the. bridge the
Cuptain and Chief and Second ollicers
ami (..'apt. Fawkce.
A few minulos later the starboard '
lifeboat wus lowered and it pickod up
Oapl. Fawkee.wuo was clinging to loma
Huatiug wreokage. Only three other
Liiropuaus were rescued.
'These were Second Mate Lauloar,
Dr. Copemau aud a passeuger uauicd
i rune, belonging to Melbourne. The
lea] rocks uro IU) miles north of Syd?
ney? The (Jattertbunc, in addition to
her general cargo, bad on board 11,000
Tbe ollicers o( the Cattorthuiio were
Lnglish and the cruw were Chinese.
A FRIGHTFUL ACCIDENT.
Railway Locomotives Collide With
By Southern Ai-sooiateil Pros-t.
Plymouth, N. 11,, August y,?The
railroad accitlcnt reported from Mau
chuster to day occurred oue mile South
of here on the While Mouutuitt divis?
ion ol the Boston and Maine road.
The eouthboundj Caunou Bell express
met on^a curve an extraifrci.u lit north?
bound. The crash was plainly beard
1 he eiigiue.i were completely de?
molished, both beiug thrown ovor a
twenty foot embankment und reduced
to kindling wood. The bodies of the
dead were fearfully mangled und so
scalded as to lie hardly recognizable. I
I ho killed are: Frank Stevens, ot
Lakeport, engineer of the Cuuuou Hall;'
(ieorge Merritt, of Lakoport, tircmau
of the Cannon Ball; lleury ii. Lines,
of YVoodsville, tlremau of the freight,
Arthur Austin,of liaveihill, a freight
brukcuiuD, was so badly hurt he will
probably die. The morning WU6 logg}'
and tbe Cannon Bali was luumug
thirty-Live miles an hour. Telegraph
und telephone poles were dontroyud for
several hundred feet, nud all communi?
cation by wiro was cut oil. Engineer
Faton, of the freight, bad just beau
transferred from the Northern to the
White Mountain division of the Boston
unit Maine, nutl wits learning the road
betweou Concord and Woodaville. Iiis
escape was miraculous, ?>
A Nine Year old Colored ftvisusrelial.
By .Southern Ausooialo 1 Press.
Qhahlkbton*, H. C, August 8, ?A
Bpecial to tbe Newa ami Courier from
Darlington says: Clarettn Norah
Avcry, tbe !? year-old coloretl girl
proachcr, is creating a sensation here,
Sbe is preaching in the colored Bap
tist Church to tremendous congrega?
tions, mttny of whom aro white pet
sous. Hor sermons are remarkable io
many resueete. Most rciuttrknblo autl
extraordinary from any staudpoml
under tbo circuiuBtauces,
She tlooa not appear to be a day over
ti years old, weighs not over seveuty
livo pounds, is self collected aud oalm
in manner, forciblo in speech end ges?
ture; tulks with simple uud natural
pathos, nutl speaks with strongest con -
victionc Her sermons just uow aro the
talk oi the town, and she seems beyond
<|Uuetiou to ho a prodigy.
A (stress.! i mi ia ii .ii i ii ii eilns.
By Southern Associated Preis.
Honu Kono, August 8?A groat in?
dignation meeting wus held hero last
night to protest against the massacre
of (,'hristiariH by Chinese, Among tho
resolutions udopted wus oue expressing
disgust at tbe apathy and mdilVereucu
of tho .British Government in failing to
recognize the gravity of tbe situation
ami lor cot taking adequate measures
to protect British subjects.
What Is Going on in and Around
the Capital City.
Trying to Keep the Currency Ques?
tion Out of the Campaign. Messrs.
Gregory and Smith, of L?nen
bury;, on the Pollard Mur?
derers. Other News.
Special Disputen to Tbo Virginian.
Richmond, Vn., August ? Muuy
leading Democrats are trying to keen
the currency question out of the cam
paign iu this State. Conservative men
on both sides arc opposed to tnukiug
candidates for tliu Legislature deliuu
tneir positions. They are not likely to
succeeil very far. Hero in Kic?mond
it is only tbo silver people who desire
to press the mattur, and ibey say no
man wi.o is in sympathy witti Clevo
laud' shall be olnctcd. Richmond is
eutitlod to !ive dolegates, and it is ttio
nurpoEU of tbu silver people to havo at
least that ntimbor of candidates favor
lug the white metal. When asked
what the Legislature next wiutor will
have to do with this question they will
tell you that if the "gold bugs" con?
trol the (iuuural Assembly, resolutions
lndorciug the liuaueiul policy of the
administration will be passed, but if
tho other biilc uro in the majority
Cleveland's course will be condemned.
The situation to say the least, is inter?
1 had a long talk to day with Messrs.
Gregory and Smith, the two goutlc
mau 11,.11. Luneuburg who euuiu hero
to give out for publication a statement
about the conviction of the ulluged
murderers of Mrs. Pollard, These
gentlemen bavu made u strong presen?
tation of the case (or the citizens of
l.iiuouhurg and many people buvu
been forced to change their opinions
regarding tbo trial. Mossrs. Gregory
and Smith suy tho reason Why the
puuplo of their eouuiy are opposed to
u uuw triul for the women is tbut Mara
Lit: being uuder scuteuee of death,
could not totify against them, if
the caso could be put back whero it
lirst was they would not object. Hut
(he geutlenicu Iruukly admit Hint no
convictlou could be had uilhont Mum?
ble's testimony. They say that the
evidenee ol this man. with corrobora?
tive circumstances, muk?s the guilt of
the women conclusive, it will be re?
membered that when the military re?
turned from I.um-titling Capt, 1-rank
Cuuuinghiiiii brought along with him
.loo Barnes, the bubbuud of Mary
Barnes, who said he was nfrnid
tu stny in LiiiiQiibiirg. Joo is
still hero ut CspL t tinuiuglium's.
Mr. Gregory bus with mm a
letter written by bis wife soon after
her arrest. She had scut to him for
olotuiug. Now, Mary has not lived
with Joe for two years, having left him
for unolhur man, Joe, in bis letter,
tells hot bo kuons she is guilty, and
that he bad warned her thut some evil
would come to her. Ills letter throws
some light on the situation and is a
powerful document tor those who be?
lieve in tbe gltilt Ol the women. Mr,
Gregory states that he knows positively
thut the Richmond military induced
Mumble to tell thut white meu story,and
if forced to will convince the public of the
truth ol tbu statement. Ho says tne
women have nppou u.t to tho soldiers
to saro them, und protested their iuuo
cense in such n muuner us to excite the
sympathy of tho military, Cupt. Cuu
umgham, he thinks, thought ho was
iltuug a charitable act lu inducing
Murai'ln to change h's story. Tbo
Luuenburg gcutlemeu say tbero will
be a big lusssmeoling by citi/.ens at
their courthouse next Monday, aud
they will express themselves in no tin
certain way about this muttor,
Mr. Win. P. Kuowloe,snperintendebt
of (ho gas works, has culled for the
resignation of bookkeeper John T.
Meredith and foromuu Welsh. In.
is the result of the investigation that
revealed u shortage of 325,000 iu the
gas hoiieu accounts, Mr. Kuowlcs
recently succeeded tho Into W. t".
Adauis, ii roter whose administration
tho alTairs went wrong. Ho thinks, of
course, thut the bookkeeper nud fore
man were cognizant of the manner in
winch things wore being conducted.
1 hey will roBigu.
Mr. ('. P. Johnson, who has charge
ol Wallace's bicycle agency has
brought suit for 85,000 damages lor
?liege,I iibel against Mr, A. K. Schaup,
uuothor bicycle dealer, Somo time ago
Mr. Johusnu guvo a State reporter an
item to tho effect that he had suuceedc.il
Mr. Schaup us local consul of L. A.
W. Mr. Schaap thereupon wroto Mr.
Johnson a scathing lot tor, whioh is tho
bases of the action. The case is one
that promises interesting developments.
Not in it \? mi itie tiefender,
llv Southern Amooiate 1 l'rou.
Nf.wioiit, R. L, August 8.?The De?
fender bad ouly Goneral Paine's Jubi?
lee io contend with lu to-day's mots
for sloops off Broulou's Reef, 'ihe
wltlnlrawal of tho \ igilant left her
without an antagonist capable of push?
ing her to her best. Some slight
ehaDgoa made in tbo out of tho Jubi
lee's sails were relied upou by tho Bos- *
ton people io bring tbe beat up to the
1 " '95 style of going," bat tho boat is
still a '08 boat, aud is not in it with the
A SGOO.OvTD Cotton Factory to Be
Built at Newport News.
Uy Botttlicrn Associated from.
Oat.timoiir, 8i The Manufacturers'
Record reiiort Unit the past week has
In .'ii sill tiuusiinl'v aoliva autl busy otiO
in Southern industrial afluire. Cotton
enterprises have heeti pushed wttb
more thuu Ubiutl vigor. A company
im? been organized with iv stock of
si,tuh?,liui) with stroug Now York capi?
talists luturosted lo introduce improved
cut I on ginning and ooiuprossillg eye
Among tho cotton mill enterprises
reported for tho week wore u 8500,000
Oompauy to build nl Newport Nuivs,
Vu.; a 9500,0011 null cowpauy at Mem
pin-, a 8100,000 company being orgnu
ifced at btatoavillo, N. U.; a 850,000
mill ut (ireor, N. I'.; u large mill at
lluw liivcr; a .-? 1110.(1 l)U null near fine
Kluft. N. C.; a ?70.000 company at
Monroe, n ucw mil! nl Burlington, iu
I he sumo Stato, while two mills ut Co- j
Itimbns, (iu., will add ii\>i?ut $75,000 of
new machinery; it now mill in Itioh- i
mond county, N, (.'., nud a number of
osteusivo improvemeuta to mills
throughout tbu South.
Among miscellaneous enterprises ro
potted lor tho wool; ato the enlarge?
ment of iron pipe works ut Qedsden,
Ala.; gold operations al llellliu; 250,
000 bushel grain elevator ut .Mobile:
?50,000 brick company at Day to u, Kin.;
a largo plu'spbato elevator to be oper?
ated by electric power nt Tampa, I' la.:
furuiture works at High Spriugs; a
8120,000 lumber oompauy at Wbitlield;
a 20-ton ice plant ut Ocala: u
8500,000 construction company at bah
lone, tin,, organized to build u ruil
Iu Lnuieiaun, a 850,000 liar.'.ware
company aud a S 100,000 sugar retiuery;
a 8150,0 10 lumber aud mercantile com?
pany in South Carolina; Si'O.UOD oil
mill ut Anderson, S. C;
The activity iu iron continues and
Southoru furnaces ore being pushed Iu
moot the demand for iron. Col. A. M.
Shook, ol tbo TouoeKBeu Coal, Iron
aud Coke Oompauy, the largest coal
ami iiou company in tbo South, iu a
letter tu tho Manufactures' Record
"The business movement, starting as
it tlid four months ago, has grow u in
volume and lucruosed in moueiittim
uutil to-dny it has praotioally touched
every village uud huuiicl in America.
The (act that it is so universal is the
best evidence of iie stability uud Us
certainty to coutiuuu at least until we
j have passed the normal condition ol
1 biisinass. Notwithstanding tho recent
advances in iron tin: indications of u
Bteadily increasing consumption,und as
a uatural couaeojueuce iuoreaaed prices,
have not been so mauifesl ut SUJ lime
blue tiie revival star tod, us it bus been
during Ihe past two or three days."
A Bpeeial to tho Mauufacturora' lto
cord says that the contracts leourod by
tbe Anuistou (Ala) Pipe ami Foundry
Company for iron pipe to lie shipped
to Yokohama, Japan, aggregates 30,1) U
tons. It .- (ho largest coutract lor
iron for foreign shipment ever secured
by any American house, and was se?
cured in competition with the Icuding
mauufacturora of Europe,
Urn- I'm tl.ni <-run led \r.uiliir II?
Hv Southern AhsociaIo i Press.
Washimu'on, August s, -President
Cleveland hut pardoned J, 1. Honey
cuti, sentenced in October, 1803, lo
three years imprisonment in the
Albany penitentiary for counterfeiting
in North Carolina, because he bui con
A pardou was denied tu Jim Ltillin,
sentenced in Ihe United Slates Court
for the Eastern District of Texas to
throe yturu imprisonment from May,
1893, in the Miunesota Slate prison ut
Stillwatei foi assault wuli intent to
rob, because the President believes Ins
health is not bo preoarioua us to call lor
( oniiiiilli ii Mulclde m .< Ilnrroom.
Ur Southern Assooialed Press.
Raleigh, N. C, August 6.?J antes
\Y? Jones, aged lit), bulling from Rieh
moud, \ a., aud u cigurmnkcr by trade,
committeii suicide in a burroom at
Durham in a singular mntiuur. lie was
on a spree and was refused liquor. He
declared nothing but death would
ratisfy hirn, as bo waultd to be with
his wife and child, who died recently.
Pulling oil' his coat, he cried out:
"Boye, hero's a new way tu skate,*'
Htidthiuw h'.ninclf headforemost against
the corner of u post. Ho fell back un
il dead, but rained sufficiently to call
for Catholic priest, He died in a short
i -. a . t ii I lie "Mosa Keck" I nun,
Uy tiouiUcru Associated l'ross.
Piirdi niOKfliu ro, \'o.. August 8.
Oonut (iabtoii Dadhemod, chevalier of
the Legion of Honor; member of the
French (ieogrupluoal Society, and in?
ventor of tho telephone sybtom usud by
thr French (iorerninunt, has 1 used the
"Moss Neck" farm near this city, and
with his family will live there in tho
"I. was takou with rheumatism ou tho 2f)th
ot-'rinnarv .ui'hit?b.uid procure.) n bottle
uf Uoo is S t r s., par ll in and I a u improving
"rebuilt ?.Mi.i w.A. Uayton.Baekstooe,Va.V
Hodu's l'ilis.c ire sick heu lache.
"Newest Discovory';?Fit. teeth;
pain. N. it D. Rooms, 102 Main.
H BR?KEN Olli ANEW
The Trouble Between Italian and
Negro Coal Miners.
The Main Business Streets of the City
Are Thronged With Mobs. Tbe
Sheriff Refused to Obey tbo
Mayor Whom He Called a
I)v s'onttiaru Associate! ProsB
IMiin? i ms, ill.. August 3. The
ponco entered ou lust night at Spring
Valley has been broken oil and tbo
town is under mob law to dny. The
whistles of coal shalts sounded tbu
signals last night (or tho resuuiptiou ol
work, but tins morning mobs of Ital?
ians rofused to allow tho company to
operate their plant or tho uegroos to
re-enter I lie cu y as was ugruod upon
Inst night. I ho mum business streets
ol the city arc thronged with mobs nud
Mayor Mm tm Dnlmargo bus just tide
phoned the shuritl to send over thirty
Winchesters from tho arsoual ut tbo
courthouse. Sheriff Clarke replied:
"I consider you u coward, nud that
if I should send the lilies I might hnvo
io face tbu same guus with men 1 may
bo compelled to bring over. You will
not gut a single rillutroni mu uulesn my
men from bure go with them, and fur?
ther, if you don't taku some action for
the protect ion rif lifo und property 1
muy go over and taku possession of the
The sberiir announced the contents
of the meshii^o iu Princeton ami it ore
a toil u high domonstt uti'ii. Sheriff
('lurk then sent word to tho Mayor
asking it bo was wanted witb deputies.
The Mayor replied.
'?No, we don't went you."
fgjAt ? o'clock this morning, Mayor
Uclmargo, of Spring \ ulluy, uuticiput
ing trouble Irom tho mobs, wcuturouud
to the homes id the business meu nud
others ol the town and moused them
from sleep, summoning them to appear
at tho City Hull at V o'clock this morn?
ing lor tho protection of tho city. At
the meeting men were sworn iu ns
spcoiul police and it was tu arm thc.so
that tho Mayor ecut to tho Sheriff for
The Bherifl was not sutislieil with
many ol (be meu oolectcd.uor wilh the
Mut or, whom he says is cutoiiug to his
country men, the Italians, Tho first
rupture niter tlie peace arruugumeut of
last evening occurred when Mayor
Lie I mar go, Mr. Dalziel, Jamea I )'Cou
uer and live aldurmuu uud a rup
roten I stive from the various ualiuuuli
lies started out iu carriages lor fScuton
ville to notify the colored people
assembled nt that place that they
could return to their homes in Spring
A muh ol Italians mot the carriages
nud hunted tbo (occupants of them
and hindered the progress to
such extent that they jumped
out and refused In go. 'They
were soon followed by tho reproseutu
tives of tbo various nationalities
aud others, and tiunlly by the Mayor
himself. Manager Saiziel, however,
went alt.no and notitlud the negroes
uot to return yot, or until protection
was'to he had, us thoir lives would bo
iu danger. Sheriff ('iaik is in constant
commiiuieation with Spring Valley.and
suys he may soon call upon the < lover I
nor lor ouu or more companies of Slate <
Spring Valley, Ills., August 8.
Representative .lohu C, Buck nor, ol
thu l'ifth District, c hicago, who was
in conciliation with tho expelleti
uogroes at Seatonville, ssnt a tologiom
to ti<o Governor tins morning oulhug
for troop" 'ihe Mayor swore in 100
special policemen this morning and
issued a proclamation calling on ult
persons to abstuiu from violt-noe.
The negroes will uot cumo inside the
lines unless they aro provided with
protoclion in tho shape of Winchesters.
1 ho Spring Valley Coal Company joins
Heprosontativo Rockncr iu the call for
It u lMtioiiel'si Incrcuae ol I*Mtage?
ltr Houtlioru Associated Press.
Wasiiinoton, August 8.?The Post
Oilice Department has prepared a
stutemcut showing the receipts of Ihe
twenty largo post oiliues in the United
States for tho second quarter ending
July 31, 1895, Tho total reco'pta of
the ollices lor the quarter was j>tj,70i!,.
01)1), an increase over those for tho
mine quarter of 1894 of $TJ!>,000, or
7' per cent. Only two oflices show a
.irelease San Fraucieoo of S1.O00 and
Washington, D. C, of $23,500-the
lutter because of the ouormous sale of
Columbian postage -lumps to collectors
in 1894. The only ollice south 6t
Washington in the list of twenty, is
Now Orleans, with an iucrease of
$3,000, liichmond, Va., is the only
southern city in tho next ton with an
iucrease of $2,000,
??onset or it,,, liOOI.eft,
A few of tho last -J00 Gloria Umbrel?
las, 50c und crl eaoh, still on hand and
will be suld? at this price, "Coma to
?day,'" "to morrow may bo too late."
Wright's, 100 Main street.
Special sale of Quitte,
Think of n fine white quilt worth $1
now 75c; liner grade and larva sizo
white quilt, worth $1.50, special sale
Arioe $1. Finer grade at special
v^t'eas. R. A. tiaundersa
THE COCKADE CITY.
Many Matters to Interest Petersburg?
ers in IMortolk.
Spcomi DispAkab to the Virgluian.
Pit tKiisiti'Ku, Vu., August H.?This
uioiuitig while Mrs- \V. S. (Irogory,
who reiitioB on llalilax street, was
milking tier Mersey OOW, hor little son
Churl e catui' toworii hor when ttia now
liccuiuo lufuriutnd autl attacked the
litllu follow, tossiug him in the sir
twice, Mrs. Gregory to eave bor obibl
clasped the COW sroiiud the ueok, when
the ttuiinnl inuilu an attack ou bur,
tossiug bur in the air, to a height, it
ih mul, of fifteen lern. The oow ut the
time wuh fastened by a ropo to a post
and but for this feet Ivlrs. Gregory
would have been seriously nud per?
haps totally iujurod. Mrs. Grogory
lied from the angry cow nud run into
hor pig pen, where hor Noronins for
help brought to her unsiHtnucn Dr.
.lohn H. Cbuppell nud some of the
oilier neighbors, SllO 1VS? not III lie b
injured, but tier sun t'hurlio rocoivud
several pniiiiul wounds), thu extent of
v.i.leli Dr. Chnppell says cannot bo
ascertained for forty eight hours. lie
is, however, rusting easy.
The new addition to the Central Stute
Hospital ie approaching completion.
.Mr. .1. 15, Itowell, tbo contractor, told
mi; to day that next weok the roof
would be put on. This addition will
have thirty colls and will oust between
$5,1100 mid Si"..(101).
H?bet t Ridley, the negro under sen
tehee ut dentil fur murder in Sussex
county, who Judge Hancock, ol the
Cironit Obtirt of tbo county, bus r
I used to grant a now trial, lias written
to Ins brother, John Ridley, at "Spot
Cash." Ilrtiuswick county, requesting
hiui to raise all the money bo can for
the employ ment of ootiusel to take the
case to the Supremo Court of Appeals.
It ill ley is confined in the jail of tins
Rx Postmaster Graves, of Crowe,
who is charged with robliing the post
Olllco at Hint place of between four und
live hundred dollars, in still in jail
bure, having been uniblo to give bail
for Iiis appearance ut the Cuited Slates
Court at Richmond next October.
Hon. William II, rWolvonuoy, who
Iior beon couflnod to the IiotVm for
sonic days with a severe ch.sc of poison
onk, is out Bgitin.
Alis? Jeuuio llintoo. a daughter of
Judge Drury H, Uinion, of this city,
is visiting friends in Portsmouth.
Pntultesi Do ton ted Itoburl .1.
Bv Houlhsrt, Assoouto 1 L'reSB.
llUKFAZiO, N. V., August 8. P or the
third time to-day Joe Patcheu defeated
Hubert J. To day the game sun of
Palohen Wilkos uouviuoedly demon?
strated his superiority over the little
kuce-sprtiug pacer, und ua a result ol
Hie struggle llamlin'e champion will
bo retired from thu track until ho re?
gains bin old form. It was truly n bat?
tle royul, but one lu wlnoh Jnok Curry
bad all tho best of the nrgumeut,
lu tbo two fastest heats he sut in the
sulky us imtiinveahlc us u statue, when
the horsos ware fighting it out in tho
borne stretch, while Goier'a worked like
a demon und lashed Kotiert with tho
whip time and time again. Tho track
was in the tiuest possible condition and
only a moderulo wind was blowing
agaiuBt the horses on tbo home stretch.
>f ?*???* nr#> nable to become weakv^
(l '. [ ',. . ! and need strengthening ^
? >>.-- through the aid of a prop?
's a a ? ? er glass. For the best .
(? mmm eye-glasses,carefully ad- ^
? i ? ? justed to the needs of
the eye, call on
tulico Closes al 5 p. ui.
The tramp life insurance ?genta who trUs
to iiialto you believe that un> otlror regular
life insnrauOS company pays na large diVl?
riends or surplus us the Northwestern
Mutual, is iiailty of doooption by using mis?
leading Ka I it is. which no honest tnau
wonld employ or exhibit, as they uro made
up t3 cre.ite n i.ilsc iiuiiv^-ion.
D. Humphreys & Son,
GEN'L AGENTS NORTH WESTERN i
MAYER & CO.
DElt ?R3 IN
Railroad. Steamboat and
4 and6 West Market Square,
The Middle Section of an Eight
Story Building Collapses.
A Number of Workmen Buried Unde;r
tbo Debris. One Was Taken Out
Dead. A Policemen Hurt
While Extricating the Dead
Uy Soutburu AiaocUto.l Pro?.
New Yoiik, August H. -The middla
section of tho big, unfinished eight
story building, ou tint northeast corner
of West Third street and South Fifth
nvenuo, fell down shortly before noon
to tiny. The whole interior of tho
building was wrecked. A uutabor of
workmen wcro bulled iu the wreak,
how many is not known. Eighty men
wore at work iu tho building. Tho
grout majority escaped. Oue was
taken out deed ami four injured bnt
olive. A dozau or iuoro uro missing.
Tho wratutud bililthug is conspicuous
in too iautlscape to travelers on tbo
Sixth nvenuo ulevutcd road, all tho
way down to Grand utrcot, its yellow
brick wulln towering above tho sur
rouudiug stiiieitirOB. ItH walls stand
yet, but the entire euro of tho structure
is gone. All wreckage is iusidu the
walls of tho building, none of it
roacbed tho street.
'ibc hoiiHO bus lieou roofed over only
a few weoks. .lohn Iroluud, u real es?
tate doulnr, is tho turner of tho struc?
ture. He gave out the contract for
building it to .lohn II. l'arkor.
Policeman Livingston, tho first to
roach the building, dragged out three
men ami was working ou the fourth
I when some wreckage shifted and foil
Upon him, seriously injuring him.
At 0 p. iu. Charles E. Fate HO U, no
electrical litter, wnB tukcu from tho
rubbish dead, (Tnirlou Smith, another
electrical workman, was taken o> t
alive, but badly mangled, aud died ou
his way to the hospital. Suvou badly
injured workmen wore sent to the boo
pitals, but none of tbo seven are likeiy
to tiie. Ten men are still missing und
ore mipposad to be under the dobriu.
Contractor Parsons und ,1 clients Sol'y
the foreman of the work, who wcro us*
rested on the charge of cousin ? tbu
tlemh of John lliirke,wcrcsubicjueutl/
released on $16,000 bull ouch.
Mi. D. D. Lucy, a well-know
I oi e maker of Norfolk, testifies
that he was severely scalded
with steam, and that OURATOL
made a cure in two hours. He
recommends it to all his friends
aa an excellent remedy for
lion-*j .eei on and (looks should
keep QUKATOL ou a slielf near tho
stove. Nothing will so qaiokly re
liovo tho tnrtnros of s burn or s laid.
Try it nnd you will never no with?
IT WILL NOT SPOIL, AND WILL KB
WORTH ITS WEIGHT IN GOLD
WHEN NEEDEU. .
ALL DRUG GlSHfS
W. H. H. Trice & Co.,
Real Estate and Rental Agents,
29 BANS ST.
IlcsiJeniCs?m Ho t street.
107, Is* V?rk street.
15 Cbarlotte, 1S4 Bouso.
Two ue? liotises, Colonial svenuo, Ghent,
Jim Cliupel street.
87 Puke street, is; Clian li strott.
AS Wood >treot. 81 lalklsim.
3"> Walke Ktrest. ?OJ t hurob street
till l.mitt avenue.4(M huik aveuue.
i.'.vwuin uhiiv. iSSOHiba sveune.
157 PergHton arcane. Ill Keservolr avenue.
Flats- .mi uuult, l?S Church street
?_'M Cuuieh j .is1., t'luin li street.
ODloes? M>, 108,'lliS Main sir et.
Mor-j-T7 Bank street, 0!*, Tl water stre*t,
t'oiner .lames ?ml Ili.-li. i Lit above.
Vor reut Oetoner l?l. I6l York. 12.1 York..
Ittu buk? SI reel. S.S Hutu street. October.
I.1S Imke rtrest. , . ?
October 1st Si" Yarmouth street.
'-??.'7 Main stieei.
Burruss, Son & Co.,
Commoroinl and other basinets paper dii
Loans nsgotiated'On favornblo terms.
City Bonds and other securities bought
Deposits received snd accounts InvlUJ. '
Iaterest allowed oa ttmo deposits.
Bate Deposit Bomj for ront. (Jhargea
Draw nils or Exchange and make r-abi%
transform to Europe.
Letters of credit Issued ?3 principal ctttsff.'
Ot the world.