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_VQI* L~NQ- 82_ NORFOLK, VA. TUKMUY, AUGUST 27, 181)0 PRICE 2 CENTS
fl QUADRUPLE Kl M
A Mob Summarily Dispose of Four
Murderers in California.
Eiskiou County was the Scene of the
Affair. A Rail Placed Between ^
Two Trees Formed the Beam
From Which the Men All
15T Southern Atwor-Utoil Prose.
Yktka. Col.. AnguBt '26.?Aboot 1
o'clock this moruiug u crowd ul 250
moil gnthered hero to lynch the four
murderers in the county juil. Small
Groups from nil over Siskiou couuly
tiegau to arrive on the outkirts of the
tunu nhout 0 o'clock last night. At
ouco the crowii hiiviug gathered they
eeonred nu old mil at tho depot and
carried it to tho courthouse siiuare,
placing it between two treos. Tho
local police werocallod away by a ahum
liy the tiaio they returned they
realized tho intention of tho crowd.
Tho Chief of Police went to tho engine
house to riug tho lire alarm, but lound
that the ropes had bion cut. Ho then
went to the jail, but the mob hud
already arrived and in such numbers
that the polico were poworleae. A uuui
tier oi meu all masked awakened
Under-Sberiff Hadford at tho Sheriff's
(ittice iu the courthouse ami deuiuuded
the keys of the jail from hitn.
Hu positively refused to open tho
rloor or give up the keys. Finding
that Had ford waa immovable the mob
went across to the jail and got nu tup
ut the ??'?[!?? r.'i which surrounds it.
Deputy Sberifl lirautlacht, who Blcpt
In I he 'nil. tired two shots to alarm the
i ity Marshal, thinUiug some of the
prisouiTM were trying to escape. He
ihou opeued the doors and was im?
mediately seized by tho mob who
cutored I he jail. Having no keys to
ihr cell? tin t niim compelled to smash
the lock?! with sledge hummers.
Lawrence 11. JoIiubou, who stabbed
Ilia wife to death .July 23d, was tirst to
receive the attention of the mob. They
broke the luck from tho door of hi?
fell and placing a rope around his neck
led him out ol the jail atid across the
? tree! lo where the iron rail wan laid
between the forks ol two troes, John
eou pleaded for mercy, but tho silent
?atheriug gave no heed to his appeals,
lo was ipnekly strung up, dyiug of
etrangulattou, 1 lie mob theu returned
to the jail aud broke into tho coll of
William Null, who hot Henry N'aytou
at i'alluhaus ovl A| ni 21st, Null asked
to make a statement, but the mob ro
(used to listen, ai d he was soon hang?
ing beside Johusou.
Louis Moreno, who hilled Ueorgo
Hears oil tho 5th i: stunt, was next
taken out ami hanged. The lust and
v. iiii.-i-1 of the four was Uarland
Moiverbaua at bailey Hill, on tho 5th
Instant, A rope was placed around bis
ueck and in a few miuutes he was
?winging beside bin oompnuuuis. About
tills time Sheriff Ilohhs arrived oil the
scene, hut was met by several of the
?null, wbo notified him that "the job
? as Qnisbed."
Hy this time the greater part of the
tnoh bad disappeared, leaving only a
few on guard. Soon these departed
also aud the sqnare was soon deserted.
Tno bodies were takoil down by Cor?
oner Scllotield and .Marshal I nrkn.wliu
crinoved them in a wagon to theougine
house, where they were laid side by
aide, Tho Coroner summoned a jury
tu hohl the inquest, which is now iu
THE WONGO-DUKE AFFAIR.
Eoigler May Second Wongo. Smith
Would Like to Meet Kilrain.
The glovo contest between Duke nod
Wougo will take place at the Ariel
Ciiubbotise Friday night. Jake Kil?
rain will second Duke. lloth men are
Iu excellent condition, and the tight
will be sharp.
In a letter to The Virginian, Wongo
says '*lu tins tight I hope tho superi?
ority will be settled, and that there
will be no violation ol the law to cause
interference with the bout,"
W ongo Hoys he is training in one of
tho best cluhs in Philadelphia, where
Griffo, -lack Everbardl and (?wen
Keigler have trained. Wongo says per
imps Keigler may he his secoud. Ho
also says that Jim Smith would like to
box .loku Kilrain at the Ariel clubhouse
tho 29 tb, four to six rounds.
I lir r pliant' t IXCN r?l?m
The steamer roenhontas cuiried a
large crowd ti[i Jnmes river last night
on tho excursion for tho beuetit of St.
Mary's orphans. The weather was tle
liglitful and all had a good tlnio. A
liandsouie sum will bo realized, The
otuamer returned to Noriolk ut 11
l.nbur May C'elebrull.
The Contral Labor Union of South?
eastern Virginia will Duet to-night in
Labor Hull at B o'clock sharp, to hoar
tho reports from the various unions
rind make Uual preparations for Lahor
I>ay, whioh will be generally observed
by labor organizations of this section.
A special reduction in slorliug nilvor
for the month of June. Bridal pteseuta
Very lowi Chaamau Si Jukemnn,
aged IU, who killed Casper
WASHINGTON NEWS NOTES.
Something More About Spofford's
Payment of $22,400.
Washington, August 20.?Id viowof
the constructions that havebeeu placed
upon Spofford's otalctneul that ho re?
cently paid to tho Treasury a sum of
82*2,4.00 on his acoouutH the ljibrariau
of Congress desires the following ex?
planation bo made for publication. Ho
states the payment was what he had
found to be tho approximate balauoo
between two accouuts?tho Treasury |
owing him for several mouthly dis?
bursements of library salaries, and ho
owing the Treasury copyright foes, the
adjustment of which had been delayed
by his engrossment in pressing labors,
preventing olonu scrutiny aud prompt
balancing of accouuts.
During the entire time of this delay,
running from October, 1893, ho hud
continued to pay in the treasury ovory
two or three mouths copyright feos to
the amount of over $55,000 in 18U4 aud
lb'.?5, exclusive of the 822,400 teferrud
to. 'I his was tho plain state of tho
case; delayed adjustment of accounts
und not a shortage as had boon widely
represented. Ho distinctly denied that
tho recent deposit was to mako good
any wrougful withholding of moneys
dm to the Guvommcnt.
Fire was discovered at 4:20 o'clock
this afternoon iu the stationery storage
room of the Treasury Department,
situated iu tho ba60uieut, north front
of the big building. A general alarm
was turned in, but when tho engines
arrived the blozo had been extin?
guished. The damage was alight, the
origin of tho fire is unknown, but it is
presumed to have been spontaneous
A cablegram from Ambassador F.ustis
received ut tho Stnto Department this
atteruooti roportsthe return to Paris
of the Ambassador's two deputies,
Nowtou B, F.ustis and Mr. Alexander,
who hud been sent to Calirvatix prison
to fee Couiul Waller. Thoy took 11 r.
Waller's deposition containing a full
statemout of his trial ami conviction
by tho French Military Court nt
J'amp.tav audja copy will be forwarded
to tho Department.
Tho Indian oOico receivod no ad
vices conorruiug tho alleged slaughter
oi Jinuuock Indians by the whites nud
otlicials who uro eouversaut with the
country deny the possiblo accuracy ut
Secretary Adeo said to-day that he
had received nothing from Minister
Deuhy concerning information on the
Chinese situation contained iu the
press dispatches, Mr. Adee is averse
to making any comment on what this
absence of o?ioial comniiiiucatiou sig?
nifies, und he Would not lull: on the
subject beyond the remark that uoth
ing had been received by him to show
whether or not Air. Dell by was carry ?
ing out tho instructions scut by the
A cablegram received at the Navy
Department reported the departure lo
day of the gunboat Concord from
Chemulpo. Korea, for t'hee Foo,China.
Her arrival at t he Foo will iucrease
the number of I nited Stat-is vessels
there to three. Acting Secretary Me
Adoo, of Hie Navy Department, told a
United Press reporter that he did not
know that any signiliauce could be
attached to this assemblage of the
American naval force ut Clio I'oo.
A telegram received at the Navy Do
pertinent this afternoon reported the
sale arrival at the League Island Navy
yard, Pa., from Norfolk, Va., of two
ol the old war timo monitors that lay
in the .lau:.-? river,opposite UiohlUond,
for many jears. Acting Secretary Me
Adoo expressed himself as much grati?
fied with the successful termination ol
the rather risky voyage for such de
er. nit hulks and gave high praise to the
contractor who towed them north,
both vessels will remain at League
island. A socotid convoy will start
from Norfolk witbonl delay.
MISS BLAIN'S NARROW ESCAPE.
A North Carolina Lady Came Near
Miss l.lniu, of Durham, N. C., whilo
bathing iu the surf in fiout of tho
hotel at Ocean Slew yesterday, went
out into deep water ami came Very
near beiug drowned. Whuti tho young
lady found that she was beyond her
depth she became frightened and was
in iiumiueut danger.
Mr. J. L. Luck, of this city, wont to
her assistance aud reached tho young
lady about tho tune the resene boat
arrived on the scene. Mr. Luck di?
rected her to catch hold i f the aide of
the boat, winch, with bis assistance, she
did and was brought safely to shore.
Miss H am, after the first shock of
realizing thut she was about to bu
drovtned, displayed coolness and cour?
; ulse A larni. . ,
For tho third time sonic ouo has
broken the glass in box 71, at the n.r
ner of Kelly and lirambletnn avenues,
and turned in a false alarm, 1 ho
ami m hist night was at 11:15 aud car
ried tho department into tho Fifth
Ward, They uunio good time, but ol
courtu found no lire.
Children Ory foj
It Reached the Register of Wills
Late Saturday Night,
But Was Not Opened Until Yesterday
Morning, When a Most Interest*
ing State of Affairs,Bordering
on Sensationalism, Was
By Bouthcrii Ansociatoi Promt
Wasiiinoton, August 20,?What
purports to be the last will ot the lute
Oeu, Joseph Holt, of Kentucky, who
died over ? year ago, was made public
to day iu a scnsatiouul manner, tu the
mull delivered to the ollico of the Keg
ister of Wills Saturday night was o let?
ter which was not opouod until this
morning by Col. Wright, the rcgiMor.
Among ttiem was one addressed in
crude letters printed in ink which,
when opened, was foiiud to contain a
half i heel of foolscap paper, the loft
edge ot winch was burned, uot enough
to make thu writing illcighle,
Several small holes woro burned in
the side-, and center of the stieet, but
scarcely a word was eliminated. Thu
text oi the documeut was as folluws:
"I do hereby devise and bequeath all
of my property, both personal mid
real, to Lizzie lltiucs, constu of my
first wife, uud to Josephine Bolt
Throoktuortou, who is my god-child,
and to their heirs and assigns forever.
1 do hereby direct that at my death nil
of my property be divided equally
''Lizzie Hynes is to inherit her's at
my death, Josephine ut the ago of 21,
Her father, Major Charles B. Throok
mortui, will hold her share in trust. 1
appoint Mr. Luke Devlin, of Wash?
"Sigued,aud .scaled in tho presence of
these witnesses at Washiugtou, Feb?
ruary 7, ls7i),
"Witnesses: Elian B, E, .Sherman,
U, 8. Uraut, W. 1'. Sherman."
Not one word of explauatiou occodi
pauied the will, nud the oilicials ut thu
register's otlicu are at a loss to account
tor its appearance.
To one who is familiar with tho hand?
writing of Uen, Hull ami with tho sig?
nature of i Irani aud Sherman doubt
the authenticity of the document.
lien. Unit was supposed to have died
intestate, aud proceedings under that
supposition were begun a year ago.
thi the petitiou of Washington D.Uoll,
William C. Storrcit and Johu W. Holt,
next ol kin, uti administrator was ap?
pointed and ho tiled uu inventory of
tin- personal estate uu October 1st,
11)1, which fooled up $130,0115, About
800,000 worth of realty in this city also
belongs to the estate.
Several days subsequent to the tiling
of the inventory some of the hens of
the deceased submitted to the ltcglster
of Wills mi instrument purporting to
ho the Will ot lieu. Holt and dated
April II, IMS. I puu tho outside of
the sealed wrapper, however, in the
testators own handwriting were tho
"This will has been wholly revoked.
The administrator was there forced
to proceed as though no will hud beeu
ottered or written. There was accord?
ingly u distribution of 80,000 made at
that time amoug the next oi-kin. 1 bis
is the only distribution of funds that
has been runde, and iho udmiuidlralor
will probably lie directed to stay pro?
ceedings until something further is
heard Irom tho uukuowu sonders of
I WOULD SMACK YOUR FACE.
Mr. A. P. Thorn Greatly Indignant at
the Remarks of Detective Jones.
Detective Jouos, who recently pulled
a man out of his bei und curried him
to the police station mid preferred
charges of drunkenness, was one of
Ike ollicers who raided the Chinese
laundry Sunday night. When before
Justice burroughs \ esterduv tho deleo
live said to His Honor that Mr. Thorn,
counsel lor Iho l hiusmcn, "was
tricky." The detective did uot know
this was au insult, but Mr. Thorn did,
and in an instant the lawyer was very in
diguuut and said, "If it was uot for my
respect for His Honor I would slap your
luce you scoundrel." 'the Justice
called the lawyer aud detective to order
and the hiee/e was over. Detective
Jones is from Huston. Ho eamu to
Norfolk about two years ago and cluims
In have beeu with the l'iukortohs und
nlso to be a nowspuper uiuu.
We t.'ail'i s>eli hi iui,l Kelow cost,
it mi our Prices Aro us Low a.
A it > Our.
Ladies'Pat Tip Oxford. 2jto8.. 88o
Ladies' Tan Oxfords, 2j to .s .... 42o
Ladies'Carpet slippers- ltu7... UOo
M en's Tennis Oxfords, 0 to 8 . :i">c
Men's 16ii nis, Hals, ti 10 10 . I Tic
Hoys' Tennis Bale, J to 13 . iOc
Boys' Ton Pointed Hals. l;sj .Mc
Boys' l'anPointed Bait, 8 to/5.... :i*e
Uki.lku'.s Onk Pkioi: Sitok ; roit ,
?Hi Hank streot, opp. Courthouse.
? luiraiu I i> ftiilu
Contitnied tins week. I!ig Bargaios,
Cull and sec them, Wright's, 190 Mum
I "KID" LAVIGNE WHIPS HANDLER
Skclly, of Brooklyn, Knocked Out By
Frank Erne, of Buffalo.
Uv Southern .idaooiatii'l I'm*.
Masi-ktii, L. I., AugiiBt 2G.?Tho
new Empire Athletic (Tub, of Mas
potb, Ii. 1.1 to night ?na formally
opened. The priuoioal bout of tlio
evening wna between Uoorgo linvigno,
tho Sugauaw kid, and Jimmy Handler,
There ,woro 2,000 porsous present
TfliOU tlio opening limit betweou l''rnuk
I.rtio, of Bullolo, aud .look Skelly, of
Brooklyn, wa. auuouuccd.
Tlio bout war a livoly ono and wna of
tbo "give aud tako" order. .Skelly
drow Urat bluod nud knock down, tlio
former iu the Utst rouud nud tlio lattor
iu the fourth. When thn aoventh
louud wos renched butli uiou woro
weak, but fought Ktitnely.
Skclly got in n goud riftlit oil tba
bcud aud a left bander on tbo fnco
which made Erue bleed freely, r.rne
i-ni iu u pood right bender and thou
lauded twice on Hie heart and followed
Up with bia left on tlio face. Skelly
sank to the ropes aud tolled over on
Ho was nimble to get up and wna
counted oui. 'lho rouud lasted 2
?uiuutoa aud ID seeonda. tiltelly hail to
be carried to his corner.
Tho ulur bout of tho uveniug was j
liutweou Kid Laviguo of Sugmuw
Michigan nud Jiuiiuie Handier, ol
Newark. The bout wub twenty rounds
at 133 prjonds,
Tho first four rouuda wtre ftcely
fought, with Laviguu getting the beat
ol each of them, tbu tilth and last round
being tho tamest, as Handler was in no
couditlou to shiud much mure piiuiaU
In the Uflli round tho Kid got in Inn
n lit on the body aud immediately
after landed hia left. Handler wus
very groggy aud Lavigno gut in a
heavy body blow, which knocked
Handler down. The Newark tiny got
to bia feet, but immediately afterward
the Kid land'd bio right on the jaw
and linudler was kuookod down and
.out. Ouu ujiuii'.o und ?oyon bceouds
oi the rouud hud elapsed.
I ch Uro?, in Nell Uli?.
It has goo'erally been the cuMoni for
all large houses to tuk .- an aeoouut of
their slock in the dull season ami hold
a big inventory Bale when bii-.iuu.is has
uul been good, l.c\y Itros. havo de
parted from this old rulu, und now
r114iii in the very height ol lho seasou
have deei led to tul.e au inventory, und
iioid a graud aale, und will hell every
article in their house at greuliv reduced
prices, ami i? many oases far below tho
cost ot manufacture. It seems a ques?
tion of wisdom foi 11 til in to Kelt goods
nt the ridiculous price thut Levy Uroa,
will sell 'hem at during this sale, which
commences to morrow, Wednesday
morutag, August 2j4th. Nevertheless,
11 must he admitted (here is 11 nor! ol
good policy iu adopting Una gigantic
aale, Ii lakea luia ot nerve tor n Urm
to deliberately lose several thousand
dollars, but u will be a lasting adver?
tisement and surely ant the peoplo ol
Norfolk to lion.,, aoiuu talkiug ntid
tbinklUg about the way uud system
which this linn generally sells their
goods. It la true they will gam many
new customers, owing to Ihe tuet that
the people who attend this sale will
observe the tegular prices Levy Bros.
Bell their goods for and compare them
with the prices of others, Ihn is Ihe
reasou the rcgulur price will be marked
ou eooh article displayed, ami along
t-i.le oi H the price of tho article lor
Ibla mientory aal?.
The most wonderful things iu this
sale are sucb goods as dress goods and
woman'.- wants generally, tiuoda uro to
be so aaoriQoed with u reoklessuoss thut
if this bouse hadn't the facilitice for
Urge cisli transactions und .strong
Uuaucial baeking, people would suroiy
Miy that it would fail, or juore ooiil
moiily speaking imret. As it is the
public and other morcbauta will wou
j drr and watch tho results of this great
1 Mile with a degreu of lutcroM thut has
never before been Bbown m any
previous suie ever held iu this city.
Why do they do this - Can they make up
such a great loss iu the tail. 1 tu y have
bought heavier for the full Ihau ever
before. They will sell lower iu the tail
thuu they havo iu auy previous lull
season. Due Of lho linn waa BOeu by u
reporter nud asked what Ibis selling
out-nie meant, Mr. Lovy looked wise
am) said wait till you see Norfolk,
Portsmouth uud Berkley, to say uotb
iug nl lirambietoii, At,antic City and
llnntersvilie, all 111 our store, ami the
doors will buvo to be closed to wail
satisfactorily ou this great throng.
'1 hey will close thcr store to-day fit
?.: p. in. obarp to prepare the itook for
this wouderful aale, which begniB
promptly to morrow morning, ruin or
shine. 1 io early und tell your neighbor
10 do likewise. A word to tho wise is
sineli I nl, Inc I'rlCra.
Stock taking prices meat) cut prices
OU nil gooda to Uld US ii. tuklLlg Block.
1 me muslin underwear ot halt price
lew lefl; 20 dtiek hints left, which will
be sold regardless of cost; shirt waist,
from 25c up; shirt waist worth 50o,UOW
39c; shirt waisl worth 81 and SI .??.now
550; blank and blue serge, lti inch wide,
worth ?tlc, uow 157 e, rumiiutita of lawu
and whito gooiia, :itc; towclB from .i;c
np, Special prices ou all goods.
B. A. SAUMDBRSs
AROUND HIE 811 HOUSE
News and Gossip In and About
the City of Richmond,
Virginia Politics Discussed. The
Election ol Members ol The
House, and The Possible Can?
didates lor The Guberna?
Special Dispatch to Ihn Virginian.
Richmond, Vb,, August 21).?No or
raugemcuts bare been made us yet lor
tho oponing ol Uemooratio State head
quarters, ?bairman Lilysou is not
giving any attention Jtu polities just
yet. Ilo is ut hiH desk in tbo Olli04 ol
the Old Dominion building and Loan
Association from enily moruiug until
lute ut night. September will he well
udvuucod before arrangements (or cuu
vuesiug the Slate will lie made, Sanu
tor Dauiel uud (luv, O'Ferrall will be
tho Stute orators. Others who prob
utily will stump tbo State are Clou. Pitts
Lee. Judge staples. Congressman
Tucker, ex Senator lluutou und lion.
At this suasoti of thu year when
members ol the Legislature are to be
eleuted, many uomiuatious generally
are made, but not hull a dozen OUUill
dales are now in tho field. I he cam?
paign w ill bo lute in opeuiug. iuko
j luo Democrats lor iustauco. I Uot ore
slow in moving, waiiiug, perbaps, in
the hope thai men in politics will turn
up, while the opposition is holding nil'
(or thu other side to make a start, Tbo
canvass will uot be weil under way be
loro October, and tho contest will
necessarily tie Bhorl ami full ol liio.
Very little Is being said UOW about
iho Gubernatorial contest. It is so far
oil the people lio Hot Care to talk about
it. Should lluutou and Uoodo ontei
tho race, as it is said they propose
deiug, the light will be a most interest?
ing one, llogu I'ylcr is the lUost
avowed candidate. luylor Lllvsou is
almost certain to ha in thu race and
Congressman Junes nnd Ueu, Fiiv..
i?uy consent to being eutered, Willi
Iheso six uirl puisilily others the
contest would indued bo interest?
ing. John (ioodo was a can
didato for (he uominatiou in I8SI,
when Dauiel was placed ut the head of
tho ticket. Oi tho gentlemen named
Lee aud I ioodo are advocates of sound
currency; JoUes mil 1'? lor aro lieu
silver men, und lluutou and LllysoU
are doubtful, but probably very con?
servative Biiver men. Tho gubernato?
rial contest is yet two yours oil, and UO
one can safely predict that changes
may occur before that timo.
To all sppauraueea tho movement
looking to extending thu corporate
h.uitn of Lltchuioud by taking in Man?
chester will dm it natural death.
The agitation ot the subject hits
loug a/o. lint just wait until the
papers agaiu begin to talk of Norfolk
and Portsmouth beim; united, and
then you wiliseo hustling to eularge
Richmond. Tho busiuoss people bore
ai t> slow and conservative, but they do
uot desire auy city to approach Itich
uioud in populatiou. It was the talk
ol "Greater Norfolk" that caused tho
Chamber ol Commerce several mouths
ago to start the ball to rolling for
"lugger Richmond." luciuJiug Alan
ehester, Richmond has u populatiou of
over II 0,000.
The tobacconists here do not hesi
late to say they hope ttiere will bu a
bonatide war against the Amorioau
t obacco Company, which they slato
has ruined the trade. Hue ttnug in
certain, the monopoly has beeu ex?
tremely hurtful to thu trade iu cutters.
One firm hero Iris lost as milch us $40,
0U0, and others have suffered almost as '
badly. Tobaccouists have litt'e bopu
thot thi company organizing m St.
Loins will do more than keep the
Americau in tho cigaretto busman.
THE ENGLISH YACHT VALKYRIE,
Gco. J. Gould Anxious to Have a
Brush with Her.
1SV Southern Atducuito I Press.
Nhw Vouk, August 26.? l'ho Valky?
rie, escorted by a licet of newspaper
tugs, went dowu to Sandy Hook this
afternoon for the avowed purpose of
taking iter first spiu iu American
water.; under racing canvas, but disap?
pointed a greut many people by an?
choring in the Horseshoe and remain?
ing there. Among thu disappointed
ones was George J, Gould, who weut
alowu to Suiidy Hook on tho Atlanta
was transferred to tho Vigilant and
sailed tho Tobiu hron/.o boat outside.
Mr. Gould may have been out merely
to fry his hand at tho wheel of the
Vigilant and to see what kind of shape
Mr. Willnrd bus got her in, but tho
way ho took the cup defender of 'Hi
outside the hook and hovered abou !
until neatly nightfall gave ground for
u suspicion that ho wanted a brush
with Valkyrie 111.
'Ia demise i lie Nf/aicm
LlVectually yet gently, when costive or
bilious, or when the blood is impure
or sluggish, to permanently ouru habi
tliul constipation, to awaken the kid?
neys and liver to a healthy activity,
without irritating or weakening thorn,
to dispel headaches, colds or fevers use
Syrup ef Figs.
"Newest Discovery''?Ext. teeth; Be
pain, N.Yi D. Bgonas, 202 Main.
THE COCKADE CITY.
Many Mailers to Interest Petersburg?
crs in Norfolk.
Special Dispatch to tlio Virginian,
pKTKHHUUtto, V.\., August-US.? I.OWifl
Sheffield, charged with tbo outnug nmi
wounding of a negro uaiuetl Jobu
A very, tu Poeaboutas at a Into hour
Sntunlay night, was colloii iu tliu
Muyot'a Court iliis morning, when the
aooused waived nu examination nud
asked that the ease be eertilied to tho
Hustings Court, which waa done. Shot
field waa rolenaed on bail in tho pen?
alty oi 82oO, with Police Oflicor Walla
as Inn houdsniau. Avery has four outs
in Ihe buck, but Dr. Joules W. L'lai
borue, tho altendiug pbysiclaD. hays
they nro not serious, nud that tho in?
jured mini will bo able to go out lti two
or three weeks.
The drouth in souio of the counties
of southside Virginiaia becoming very
serious. No nun of consequence has
I'll. for weckn, nud corn especially is
ltov. Wi A. II. Goodwin, roctor of
Si. John's Episcopal Church in thin
city, baa rolurued to tho city from Din
widdio where ho has boon holding u
mission during the past week ut the
Church of tho Umiti Shepherd iu that
county. I lev. John Lttdollt, of this
place, kasjtisl finished holding a mis
siou ut St. p. u'? ?? ICplscopal Church ut
A niociiuj'. of luiiiea of Poteraburg
will lio hold to morrow afternoon for
tho purposo of orgiiofstiug n chapter ot
the "Daughters of ilio Confederacy."
The public schools ol Petersburg
will open on Ihn b'.tb of next month.
Mr. Jerome Snmmeis. u well known
Oiti/.eu of this place, died this morning
at the residuuee of his rou iu-low, .Mr.
s. W. Uiiotb, on rjyoatnore street, Tho
decenaoil had been in feeble health for
some time. Ilo was ut one lime a
prominent merchant here. At Ihe time
of lila death he wna a member of the
Kuigbte ol Honor, Peiersourg Lodge
ot illasouu and the Petersburg Uouevo
lent Mechanics Aaaooiutiun.
Mr. T. Y. Sydnor, of lho Franklin
Press Company, will leuvu here ou
next Thursday to itOOOUt a position
with Ueo. tt. lJucuuuau iV Co., ol
Mr. .lames W. Couch, a mail agent
on tho Atlantic ('oast Line, running
betweqn Washington and Oharlostou,
S. ('., who huN linen oooQiied to Ins
homo iu thia city for Rome weeks liom
an attack of fever, is now ublu to lie
Mihs Helen MdUrogOC I'.obinson loft
today for Nottotvuy Courthouse, to
visit ft ieutls.
fit 2B Cents a Bottle!
'D o si/o im.I quality of tho ptckago is iu
every reapoot tiiu same as th.it which has
heretofore been sohl ut GO emit-. We have
Ii mini ii tiiu eo toi manufacture veiy ma?
terially atnoo tbo remedy was Br t placed
on the market, owing to the Inoreaso.i
quantities i f manufacture, and (eel that
we can afTord to bo liberal w th tho publl:
believing that ihe lesalt u Ii bu tu m.iko
(.mratol a popular liotuebol 1 ri medy.
The Quratol Remedy Co.
Tho tramp life Insurance .roiUi ?ho tri-.-*
tu inake you believe thut auy other regubic
life insnranoe company pays as lar^-o drei?
donds or aurplus as tan Northwestern
Mutual, is nmlt'y ol deconlion by ustog tiim
leailmg IIA I I OS. which no honest man
wool I employ or exhibit, a-i thoy nro niftilo
j up 13 create ii t.iisj impression.
D. Humphreys & Son,
QSN'L AGENTa" NOuTHWERTEilNl
MAYER & CO~
DEAl I'.US IN
Railroad, Sleamboat and
4 ana 6 West Market Square.
Charges of Immorality Investi?
"The Woman in Ihc Case" Removed*
But the Officer is Still on Duty.
Nurse Murray Arrested,
Charged With Stealing
Some months ago tho Councils ecru*
tnittee investigated churgos of im
morality made against persons ia au?
thority ut tho city almsbotiKO.
Tho mutter was hushed up and tbo
inmitto who was a party to tbe scandal,
was forced to Irnvo the institution, but
tho ulinshouso oiiicur is still holding on
to his position. Tin: Viiioinian learns
from members of tho Councils commit
too that thu morality of the institution
is far below par, but lack of virtue is
uot till the complaint".
For soinu months various articles
have been disappearing from the alms
house. Itwus uviduut that some one
was ?.telling. The matter was placed
iu tho hands of Detectives Hunter and
Lastwood, who Sunday arrostod a man
named Murray, otnployed us a ' nurse.
I ho man was found at his homo and
tho goods suit! to have been stolon
were found in his houso. Tho aflair
will bo investigated by .Tu tice Bur?
roughs Weducsdey. t hotil I Mayor
I 'ei ut look into uttairi- nt -ho alms
houso he will likely have a O mnce to
xcrt his authority in tno matter of
POND?At iho rt-HiilRiico of her father,
Mr Win. .Stroll . tnyctlo u. ti , Pn.ditou.
Ports iiouth, V? , Mon s.v. \ngiist ji.tli, ut
J p. Bi . Mrs. LOUISA POND, roll t of
I iia llobui t I on,i.
iho luni .nl will tuko place at Yeuabla
iKtrnul Unptst Church, llicbu.o id, Va.,
WkI'NKsDAV at 11 o'clock a. iu. .'nter
men'. n Uakwoo I Cemetery.
Of glasses arc always tl
. most expensive.
Y GIOSSC3 to do good to the V
? eyes mus: he selected only J'
after the vision has been \
thorojghly tes ed. f
This we do free of charge. A
Why not avail yourself of th? \\
oppoilunity ? #
.) OFFICE CLOSES AT 5 P. M.
W. H. H. Trice & Co.,
Real Estate and Rental Agents,
2'J DANK ST.
Itesliloiicof?Two bourn, Colonial uvouuo.
I j ^ .rk street, liu Henuuda sired.
16 ClitirliiUu sliuel, rplendldl/ adapted for a
-mmIiii!? i.? . UT c nur.li st.
? Ta/UWtrll, IS ' lur.uUr,
'_ll .Sew Mini t. Iii * OtttaSffCl?.
i;S; i-l Vuit, 01 Kr??cr
n;r llnu*u btrvot, 2 I nn I st 1 nlklaim itr,*t,
? Walks ?treet.soj, ill Church street,
i |A ? l.ar nil ? r*. l, tM, 1.. Midli ? ., U rooms,
Klais?ip.', Iii Bank IIred.
I ? ?. ' . i lim, li -o,'.I, 10S Church itreet.
in. mill' tun ?! runs? avenue. 401 farkav?,
\2.; ion1,5 avenue, Hi Itworvoli utuuue.
-?',e.i?l vor? il>-i all e o-,ui Maiu utreeL
Store*?<< llauktitrcet.S9, ~.l Water street.
L'orilOI .l.uin - si.,i Hieb. KooiUi above.
W a.er street.
0 tnl-ei Ki ?> Hum ^ite-?, sr Yarmouth ?trest?
1 If, lSU 1 ink'.- itreel, luT. iCl York. 123 York.
I. r^o -i,?n- 1 ?niuuivrce i.r.ii.
Store Sue Main itreet.
PUT YOUR DEEDS
Other Valuable F&pers in a Safe Place.
AT A COST OF ONLY 35o A MONTH.
THE NORFOLK BAN]
FOlt SAVINGS AND TRUST8,
in the Building of the Norfolk National Bank
invited you to call and lunpuct thoir uov
Safo Is [iu.it Vaults. Sufo-i for rent at ?3 pet
annum and up um- la. Package* received on
storugu. I>ep , p. of il aul upward* re
eeiveo on interest. Cull unit get one of on:
Havings Hunk Salon. ?l'UN DAILY EX.OEPT
SUNDAY, from ID a ru. to 3 p m, also on
SATl'BDAY's from t to fl p in. Loans mada
on real estate and other security, tfcitlei
estates, and a.ts in auv fiduciary c apacity
C. W. (iltANDY, President.
(iEO. TAlT, Ylce-Preaidetit
C. HARDY', Caauior.
BiHTUSs. Son & Co.
Commercial aud other business paper <
Loans negotiated on favorable terms,
city Bonds ami other securltlo? he
Deposits receive! and account* invited.
Interest allowed on time deposit*.
Bufo Deposit Poios for rent. Chargt
Draw nils of KieUango and make, catt
trauafera to Europa.