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The Situation Not Discouraging Notwith?
standing the Great Reduction in Sales.
LESS THAN A FOURTH OF PRODUCTION.
U is LncotirnglMg flint 'I'liere Can bei
no Orciii Accumulation oi' Mtuck? j
The Supply of <'Iion|> Cotton Hup
;?.!!.> lUnuppcnriiig niid Will be
?Uonc VVlicii the Neu Ycnr Opens.
Full River, .Muss., Nov. 20.?The mill
Bttautton here is by no menus discour?
aging;, although in two weeks the total
sales have amounted to less than a
fourth of the production. Lust week
only 45,000 pieces or a few thousand
more than a day's production were all
the sales reported on the brokers'
'weekly statement. The price held at
3% Cents nominal and to-duy the mar?
ket oiiew >l quiet, even to dullness.
Manufacturers think the mild weather
Of t lie nUtUIIIII has had considerable to
do with the trade. Local mill.-- ate
fairly well engaged until January. Of
the 22,000 piet .?:< produced weekly. 173,-1
00O pieces will be shipped next we. k
mid 132,00 pieces each week in Decem?
ber, i in1. r th. circumstances there
can be no irreat accumulation of stock
here und this fuel is encouraging.
The uncertainty in the cotton market
is having the effect of strengthening
the demand of manufacturers lor high?
er prices. The supply 6( cheap cot?
ton, bought a year ago. Is rapidly tils
up| earing, and except in a few mills
It will all be gone when the new year
opens. To renew their stocks most of
the mills will have to buy on a basis
of 8V? cents, about :: cents higher than
they pit Id a year ago.
That the protlts of the past year
were Ini'gc has already booh told In the
Quarterly statement of dividends, and
It Is reflect? I in numerous additions
to mil! property now I.. lug made.
'the days are fust passing when mills
liero will make only standard printing
cloths. T-> show this more clearly any
of th<> weekly staii pi. ins of brokers
may be taken ami the figures of the
stock on hand und sales of I lie week
will : peak lor themselves. Last week
for example, tin} sla k of goods held
here was 109,000 pieces and of this
amount only 40.000 pi- ces were regu?
lars. iJSi.otMi beim; odds, (if the stiles
44,000 pieces were odds and only 10,000
pieces rc'gulh rs.
There is no change in the strike af?
fairs at the Mechanics mill. The au?
thorities are putting up us best they
can with the poor work of incompe?
tent hein ami will continue the light.
Meanwhile tlio slashers tenders and
drawing In girls uro finding work
elsewhere, and will have a further trial
of strengtli ivlth tin- mechanics au?
thorities later on. The iroubles with
the spinners at tills mill are being rc
medled and as quickly as possible.
MANY HO IUI? BLOWS TO ATOMS
By (lie explosion of n C'hrfritlge Xenr
ii'(it it lit I ty til I'owilcr.
Barcelona, Nov. 25.-?A terrible acci?
dent resulting in a sad loss of life
occurred to-day at Palma, chief of the
islands of Mtljorla, 130 miles south of
ibis city. Eighty p irsons, injost of
whom were women, wer.: employed In
emptying "hi cartridges outside the
walls of the town whet: one of the cart?
ridges exploded. There was a large
quantity of powder that had been tak?
en out of the cartridges lying about, and
tliis was Ignited by the discharge of the
cartridge, A tremendous explosion fol?
lowed, which shattered Hie masonry of
the town walls, which are extremely
thick, and did considerable damage to
houses. What the exact loss of life
was has not yet been ascertained.
Tlie bodies of seventeen dead have
been found, but It Is feared that many
more were killed, their bodies, perhaps,
having been blown to atoms, as a num?
ber of those who were at work have not
have hot been accounted for. Forty
persons were seriously wounded, and
some of them will die. Many of the
dead and wounded wer.- found al con?
siderable distances from Hie scene of
the accident, having been hurled bodi?
ly through the air by the force of the
explosion. Some of the dead were ter?
ribly burned and mangled, so much
in a number of cases that Identifica?
tion will be extremely difficult, If not
Impossible. An official Inquiry' Into the
cause of the disaster will be held.
Hilly I'llmmoi i.osi i :>< Fight.
London. Nov. 25.?The light between
Billy Flimmer and Palmer at ill' pounds
for a purse cd" 1.500 pounds took place
to-night. The referee stopped the light
In the fourteenth round, and awarded
the battle to Palmer, owing to liltn
mer'S brother entering the ring. The
tight took place at the Bollingbrokc
Club; Roth men fought fast from the
beginning. The (list and second
rounds were lu Palmer's favor. The
third, fourth, and 11 ftli were pretty
even, neither man getting much the
better of tlie other. Thereafter Palmer
had the advantage in nearly every
round, und in the fourteenth round,
when the light was awarded to Palm?
er, Pllmmer was dazed by the pounding
Palmer had given him.
Another event on the programme
was a light between White and McCoy.
The latter had the advantage In the
firs! six rotllids. Then White picked up
and won the battle.
A ncslrucll vi SmrMU and Western
Central City, W. Vtl., Nov. 25.?Two
freight trains on the Norfolk and
"Western had a head on collision at Fer?
guson last night. The engineers and
firemen leaned over an embankment ami
.'?'lived their lives. The engines were
almost a total loss, and are welded
together. Fifteen box curs were wreck?
ed and traffic was delayed len hours.
The loss to the railroad company will
run far into tin' thousands. No one
was seriously Injured.
A SUPREME COURT1 DECISION;
Ttao aicniltitr of llio Wtiril* '?Letter"
null "Deposited'" ItrfliMUl.
"Washington. Nov. 25.?A definition
was given by the Supreme Court of the
United States to-day of the meaning
of the words "letter" and "Ueposllod
In the mails" as con tallied in the sta?
tute Imposing penalties for the embez?
zlement of u letter from the malls, it
was announced by Mr. Justice Brown;
in disposing of the case of George
Goode. a letter-carrier In Boston, con?
victed of abstracting a letter from
the Uoxbury branch of that city ami
sentenced to the penitentiary for three
years. From that sentence an appeal
was taken lo the United States Supreme
Court on the grounds (1) a decoy letter
with it fictitious address to a person
having no existence and to a house
that had no location, was not a letter
within the meaning of the law: and (2)
that the letter was not "deposited in
the mails" within tin- same meaning.
Upon these pclnts the court said In
their opinion that (1) a letter within
the meaning of the law was a package
that bore the out ward semblance of a
letter and came into the possession of
the defendant In his official capacity:
(2) thai a letter was deposited In the
mail, to all Leal Intent when It was
placed in any compartment ordinarily
used for holding mail at any stage of its
progress from the sender to the receiv?
er; that il did not reach III,- box from
which Goode extracted it In the regular
channel had no influence upon tlie qual?
ity or character ol the letter. Of course
.??nil the Court If It had been drop
led op the Moor of the office or laid
upon a desk it could no; be said to have
1 ei n deposited In the mail.
The judgment of the court below was
s.ati: juntii-: jackso.v r.t i.o<:i/.i:i>
filler JIi?ttee Fuller Hakes Touching
Remarks Couceriiiuij tlie Deceased.
Washington. Nov. 25.?In accordance
with tin- request of the meeting of.
the bur of the Stq reme Const held
last week, Attorney-General Harmon
to-day presented to the Court the reso?
lutions adopted by th" meeting in re?
spect of the late Associate Justice
Jackson and asked that tiny be placed
upon tlie minutes:
Chief Justice Fuller In responding
"There is little in tin- performance
oi" judicial duty to attract popular .u
(entlon or to win popular api lam e, but
the Influence of faithful service B?ch as
his?of labors so abundant, of a life
shortened by effort in the public in?
terest, "out like Hie diamond with its
own dust'?can scarcely be over-esti?
mated, and sooner or later will receive
Its meed of n cognition.
Th.- pathetic Incident at the dose of
Mr. justice JlK?tson'S career, referred
to by the Attorney General, his com?
ing from a shit room to attend tin re?
hearing of the Income lax cases, was
characteristic of the man. Oev >till u to
duty had marked his eourje through?
out, and he found in its inspiration the
strength to overcome the weakness of
the outward man. ns. weary and lan?
guid, he appeared In his seal for the
lasi time In obedience to the demand
of public exigency. The response to the
roll call under such circumstances
gives complete assurance-^-though, in?
deed, it was not needed-that when,
a few Wieks later, he came to the pass?
age of the river. Good Conscience, to
whom in Ills lifetime he had spoken,
met him there, lent hlni Ills hand, and
so helped him over. The resolutions
and remarks will be entered upon our
records, ami the court will now ad?
journ to Monday next."
Mil Kit I Ft' shut GOT HIS MAS
Hill He Was Filled With Holes null
Only I'it Tor The Coroner.
Raleigh. N. C Nov. 25.?Near Golds
boro yesterday afternoon an escaped
prisoner from Wayne county Jail, named
Bunn, was killed by Sheriff Scott. The
sheriff's people had been hunting
Btinn several weeks. The sheriff w as re?
turning from church in the country
when he met Bunti In a road cart with
his wife. Tlie sheriff called to him to
surrender. Buhn made no reply but
from the bottom of the cart drew a
double-barrelled gun which he level!- 1
ut tin sheriff. Before he ioaid lire the
sheriff bred three times in rapid suti
cession. Hium fell from th - cart dead.
The ball look effect at the base of He
spine. T'.unn's wife was uninjured. The
sentiment is that the Sheriff was .Insti?
lled. Bunn was known to be a despe?
Wrecked on Fuglnm!'*, Const*.
London.Nov. LT..?The blub northe?sl
gale which set In on Saturday contlnu s
and a large number of vessels on the
eastern and southern coasts of England
and the French const have been wreck?
ed. In most cases, however, no lives
The Norwegian ship Sebaslen, strand?
ed near Yarmouth ysterday and broke
up before a lifeboat could re.ich her.
An attempt was made Id get a lino to
her by means of rockets, but this failed
and her crew, about a dozen in number,
A number of Torbay travelers were
caught in the gale and made for home.
While running into tlie harbor three of
them were dashed upon the rocks arid
one of I hem sunk. Twenty men were
F.i.liov. 'I'hmiT'H Gold Deposit.
New York, Nov. 25.?In pursuance to
the call of Secretary of Hp- Treasure
Carlisle for gold ex-Gov. Itoswell V.
Flower to-day deposited $250 in coin
which he gathered up In his house.
GoVi Flower thinks there Is (400,000,000
In gold hoarded throughout the coun?
Fare (o Richmond- Ali Error of Print
It was an error of the printer that
made the fare of round Hip tickets lo
Richmond over the Chesapeake ami
Ohio railroad read $1. The price Is SI.50
and The Virginian makes haste to cor?
rect the same.
ONLY ft HOME WEDDING
An Event Which Promised to Equal the
Whitney, and Vanderbllt Hymenlals.
ILLNESS OF THE GROOM THE CAUSE,
Tito Friend* of tlie Rockefeller* and
Mctoriiiiclis uro ?J really l>lmt|i
polnted?The itrltle nittl ("room
i.!<?<?( i:x|ironK ltcgrct at the Turn of
Attain-win Not be Postponed.
New York, Nov. 25;?On Thursday
last Mr. Harold F. McCormlck waa
taken with a severe cold, resulting In
an attack of pleurisy, it was fully ex?
pected that be would sulHclently re?
cover to be married to Miss Rockefeller
in the church to-morrow; as announced.
But late this nfternoon a consultation
was held with his physicians and they
d< elded that he would be incur ting se?
rious risk <>f pneumonia In leaving bis
room. For lids reason It becomes nec?
essary to announce that tho ceremony
cannot take place al the church, but
will be performed at the appointed hour
at Mr. McCormlck'M apartments, the
immediate members of the family only
bi Ing present. The wedding reception
will take place at the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. John D. Rocketoller, No. 1
Weal Fifty-fourth street. at 12:::0
o'clock, as previously announced.
Among thd friends of the Rocke?
fellers and McCornilcks liiere was
great disappointment ami much sym?
pathy expressed to-night when the Ill?
ness <>f Ihe young man became known,
[Elaborate preparations bad been
made for the wedding, which promised
to rank In brilliancy with the Paget
Wlillney ami Marlborougb-Vanderbill
The mtiliiaite was to have been sol?
emnised "t noon to-morrow In Ihe Fifth
Avenue Raptlrl Church, and the henu
tifnl edillcc had been magnificently dec?
orated for tin.remony. Over n lliou
srind Invitations had been I-sued and
altogether a (treat social function was
looked forward to.
A htmdrd or more invited guests bad
arrived from Chicago, and there were
score? from Cleveland, Baltimore, Buf?
falo and oila-r elites.
This evening the members of both
families were kept busy notify ing
friends of the change in Programm* .
The bride nnd grdomrclect expressed
regrel at being compelled to disap?
point their friends, but they said there
was no other couri'e to pursue, as mi?
lker of Ihem would consent to n post?
ponement of ih.remony.
TIII3 COI.Y FAMILY HCANDAI.?
The Principals in Ihe I'unc Agreed
I poo mi Amicable Sei 1 lenient.
Providence, R. I.. Nov. 'jr..?Mrs.
Samuel P, Colt, who chnrgetl her Inir
band, Prcsidenl Colt, of the Industrial
Trust Company, with adultery, is to
have an absolute divorce. This has
been agreed to by those who represent?
ed thb different interests at the con
iference brought after the collapse of the
adultery charges at the Jackson, N. 11.,
The divorce lias been amicably agreed
to and will be sought from the Rhode
Island courts noon the ground of ir
fusal io provide, or something of that
(sort. Nothing seriously Inimical to ihe
respondent will be alleged. The nego?
tiations uf (he past few days have re?
sulted In a complete settlement of the
whole Colt family scandal including
an agreement to the withdrawing of
the Sl".iu.i)?o suit against Millionaire
James J. Van Allen for alienating the
affections of Mrs. Colt. Colonel Colt
will retain Ihe family mansion in Bris?
tol, and the money payment to Ills
wife will be a sum of money to be paid
in full nellemenl at once. Roth sides
express satisfaction at the result. Mr.
Van Allen is said to have agreed io the
payment of a liberal sum largely io
escape being dragged Into court.
An Kuglncer Killed in n Wrecli.
Birmingham, Ala., Nov. SR.?Engineer
Albert Zimmerman, of the Kansas
City, Memphis and Birmingham rail?
road, was killed In a wreck at Wiiillcld,
a small station seventy-nine miles from
h'-re. at midnight last night. He was
in charge of an engine pulling a coal
l rain and at Wlnllold the engine ran
into a switch, while the truin of cars
remained Oil the main track. The en?
gine was thrown from the track and
was turned over, the tender and one
coal car fulling on Engineer Zimmer?
man and crushing him into a jelly Five
cars were demolished. No one but the
engineer was hurt.
A Patristic I'liiluiloiplila Firm,
Philadelphia, Nov. 25.?In pursuance
to the call of Secretary Carlisle for
gold, oncl of the leading retail dry
goods houses of Philadelphia will ship
$100.000 of yellow metal to the Treasury
Department at Washington to-morrow.
The tirm In question !s making ihr
shipment with ihe patriotic purpose of
sustaining the Government's Bold re?
serve and Ihey hope their example will
induce other houses here to do the
Soul lie rii Kill I ivny&Rrporta.
New York, Nov. 25.?Tho Southern
railway reports for October: Gross
earnings of $1,973,070, an Increase of
$143,223; expenses and taxes, $1,173,611;
litcrekSei $9S.S13, and net earnings. $7911,
459; increase, 147,410; and from July 1
In October 31, gross earnings of SV,634.
260; Increase. $454,4(3; expenses and
taxes. $4,472,122,; Increase, $235,391; and
net earnings, $2,102.137; Increase, $219,
Gone tutu Voluntary Liquidation.
Omaha, Neb.. Nov. 2*p.?The Nebras?
ka Savings Exchange Hank, of this city,
lias gone Into voluntary liquidation.
Deposits amounting to about $1.",0.000
are reported secure, and the stockhold?
ers will get something.
sew STKKI'T ( Alt i.i.m:.
TIi? Trolly Cur? Now <Jo Through In
j The electric ear-line ,lo Lambert's
Point teas opened up Sunday and hun?
dreds of people went over the new
route. The ears on this new route ilow
leave the head of Commercial Place
and go up liank street lo Queen, then
to BouHli, to York, to Boteioiirt, to id-1
ney road in Ghent, lo Colley avenue,
ajtd then strike a straight lim- through
one of the avenue;- to Lambert's Point,
or II? far US the Norfolk and Western
railroad crossing. This is as far as I lie
curs run at present, although the tracks
and wires will he ex I ended to | lie
water front far beyond tlie piers.
The (Irs; car lor l.uinbeiT's point
leaves Commercial Phus nl 11:03 a. in
every day, and it takes twenty-live
minutes to make the trip to Hie rail?
road crossing. Cars leave each end
of the route every twenty-live minutes
until 10:t."> o'clock :.' night, whim lh<
lust car leaves Hunk and Main streets.
Free transfers are issued from nil
parts of the city, those to ami from the
main lice being Issued ai liotetourt
and York strt-els. und to th, Q?ei u
street line nl he corner of Main and
iiiis u< w line will op, n up a large
territory for building purposes, there
being at (he present line- over R00
houses at Lambert's Point.
As soon as the material can !>?? ob?
tained it Is the Intention of the street
car company to erect an elevated trestle
over the Norfolk ami Wi dorn tracks,
ami th.-n go on to tip. "point." win re u
huge pavllllon will he erected, and a
family resort established, .v.. liquors
will be sohl tin re. Imp hath houses will
be erect, (1. which will he rented at a
nominal figure. The Idea i-^ to give Ihn
work in gm en of Hp city an oppi rtuulty
to take their entire families for an out
Ing at vi i y small ci St.
The avenues traversed by the road
after leaving Atlantic city will be
planted in grass, the company having;
exclusive use of ll.ee, for Ihelr double
Hacks. This, it is sai l, will produce a
pleasing effect to the |.ye on a summer
afternoon, when trips will be made at
live minute intervals.
Till! llliPAKTINtJ ill MSI 'KHK.
Tlie MelbtitllNl l?r ear tiers Adapt Kcku
lotions ol Itecrct.
The meeting p.f M thodlst minist' is
yesterday was an impressive one. a ma
lorlty of those In this section having
been ordered lo other Held?. Itev. .1. H.
Merrill ami H. H. Kawllngs submitted
the following resolutions, which were
unit nlmously :>. dopteil;
Whereas our brethren, Itevs. W. V.
Tudor. George II Wray. A. Coke Smith.
.1. T. Mastin. T. McN. Simpson and XV.
H. lieaiichnnip, have been removed from
us by the late Conference: und whereas
Revs. CI. W Curler am! H. W. Webb
have located; therefore he It
Resolved, That we pari with these
brethren with regret, ami may that
the blessings of Cod may fehl oh ilieli
labors In He ir pew Heids
At th.- l-tiipilsi ministers' meeting the
following r.po: is were made: Itev. Or.
Wharton. of Ft mason Street, received
on? member by letter. A' Itcrktcy
Avenue Rev. II N. Qiilsenberry had
one by letter and baptized two. At
Fourth Street. Portsmouth, four were
baptized. At South Norfolk four were
receiv ed by letter, Tie- S inth Street
Church, Portsmouth, will be dedicated
on Peeember Sth proximo.
.111XI ST tins' .11 l.i: 11 XtJS.
Ornnli.i mill CuuiIictIiiihI si reel Cluir- j
dies Crowded on Sunday.
Itev, Ii.- A. Coke Smith preached
his llnnl sermon before his departure
for his new Held nl 0 ran by Street M.
!?:. Church Sunday night. I hi; building
heilig packed with people, several hun?
dred being turned away, Itev. C. W.
Pettit ami Ib v. Graham Lambeth p:ir
lllcipated in tlu service. I?r. Smith
preached a splendid sermon on ''The
Gospel's Building Power.'" and he also
made a touching after talk, the latter
bringing tears to th- eyes of innny
? >f those presort. AI Its close hundreds
pressed forward lo the altar and bade
him good-bye. the choir singing "Cod
be with You Till We Sleet Aualn "
At Cumberland Street M. K. Church
Sunday Itev, Dr. Tiidor feelingly re?
ferred to his successor. I lev. W. H. Al
will. and a number of his congregation
bade him good-bye? lb' will preach his
farewell sein.on to-morrow night.
(?aiiiulem at Wn i.
There Is sai>l lb be a big light now
going on in this city between I lie so
called gamblers, ami unless It Is soon
brought to a close every game of ? hane?
in tlie city will in- broken up. II In op?
enly asserted that the information on
which two policy shops were "pulled"
last week was given hy ll person in
the same line of business, and that, as
a retaliatory measure*, a "lip" was
given on the walking polli y writer ar?
rested later lu the week. As the,s;. ry
goes, this last policy arrest was Hie
wind which fa.I th. little spark Into
a blaze and led to tin- raiding or lb,- j
two gambling houses Saturday night,
l.asi night rumors were living thick
and fa:: and If (Other raids should I
shortly follow no one on the inside
would be surprised.
The far nival of Trade.
A large number of people were again
In attendance at the Carnival of Trade
last night. The Bpeclal feature was
I he Persian Guards march, hereto?
fore seen. To-night the young ladles
appear in a flag drill.
The committee having the Carnival
In charge met last nlghl mid gave out
a statement that I he re would be no
voting contests or games of chance
during the Carnival.
Meeting ol Ibe Rosebud Society.
The meeting of tip. Rosebud Society
at Granby Street M. I-:. Church Sunday
nftcriioon was very largely attended.
The great Rosebud rally In Richmond
(luring the late session tie- Metho?
dist Conference was reviewed and ar?
rangements planned for tin- society's,
lirst meeting In Hp worth church on
the third Sunday in January.
Father Jacomowicz. of Mount Carmel, Penn?
sylvania. Narrowly Escapes Death.
THE ROBBERY OF THE CHURCH SAVED HIM
TIm- Priest on Rxntiilitliig (be Ctinlle.o
i up Discovered it Peculiar tireoti
Liquid In ilic Hod win ol it which,
?ii 1 n vcsl igut ion. Proved Io In; Ar
Nciilcniid Paris Rreeii \?> Arrest*.
Mount Carmel. Pn? Nov. 1!."..?A vil?
lainous plol to niuriii'i' Fallier Jokomo
iyicjc by putting poison In the chalice
from which in- drank wine ill mass.
\vna only frustrated l.y tin- robbery of
lite church by tho would-be assassins,
'tin- arsenic and Paria green that bad
? ?in pla.1 in lite sacred clip and the
vial used by the priest Were luckily
discovered by him when apprised of
The itonaptrnlors had Intended that
the priest should meet a tragic fate
at mass yesterday morning, ami that
tho worshippers should witness the as?
sassination. The fact that a law suit
in which ihe priest is Interested will
come up for trial In u few days adds
a. mysterious meaning to the dark
The fact that Ihe church bad been
robbed was discovered by Hie disorder
in the vestry and not having been sat
islled with the money the thieves tam?
pered with ilie most precious Instru?
ments used In the service ot commu?
The priest had himself carefully po?
lished Ihe sacred cup <m Saturday, and
placed it in the proper niche, lie look
it down and saw that a peculiar green
liquid was In the bottom of the chalice,
Then Ihe t priem' examined dnrefully
ami found that the solution contained
arsenic and Paris green; Roy. ?lakomo
wii also discovered that several viola
used in the service bad been partly
filled with Hu- deadly poison.
Tlie priest seen after the dreadful
truth was revealed, was obliged to con?
duct muss. I,uti r in tin- day lie was In?
formed that the police authorities had
made no arrests.
The prlesl has bad a troublesome
time ever since lie assumed charge of
St. Joseph's a few years aRO. An at?
tempt was made last year to blow
up the parsonage with dynamite, lass I
(he plot was unearthed in time b> avert
disaster. Recentiy a man und his
wife brought action against Father .ln
komowlcis for an alleged assault upon
Mo- latter. The prlesl waived a hear?
ing, and. entering the necessary bail,
at Once begun action against bis accus?
er. Tile case.-' Will be tried next week,
when Bcusnllonal developments will
Seven Conticl* Secure Their I'reedoni
Birmingham Ala.. Nov. J.".- Se\el!
convicts ei, aped fluni the Prntl llllllCS
lin t night by overpowering the guards.
The convicts secured possession rof a
saw, with which they sawed through a
partition early in the night while .ill but
one guard were temporarily absent.
Hurt Thrasher, a notorious desperado,
nulling) d t" i'.et the gun of the remain?
ing guard, and then, giving the com?
mand, six Ol the COIlVlCtn followed him
They mad.- gnod their escape. Burl
Thrasher, I hi leader of (lie party, was
nerving a. Ion:; term for killing a negro
in Walker county, lie was foe a long
lini" a c.'inpnntoii of a notorious outlaw
.I ii.. M irrlson, who v. as killed last win?
ter by Deputy Sheriff Cole, of this city.
Gambling Paraphernalia < iiplurcil.
A squad of policemen under Sergeant
Tayhw. yesterday morning visted the
alle,;,..l gambling rooms at 714 Hank
street, und 207 Main street, and cap?
tured several wagon loads oi tables
and oilier furniture said to be used
in giur.es of chance. Tim patrol wagon
back.il up In front of the houses, at?
tracted considerable a 11 cut ion. Among
tlie articles capiurjed was a roulette
oullll and several covered poker tables
which had been passed in the raids
Hu call Tille veil About.
Many thieves, it seems, are operat?
ing in this city at the present time,
two robberies on Saturday night having
been reported ycstriluy, one at f.:t
Newton street anil the other at Jus
Ullte street. At the former place a
week's supply of provisions was KC
cUrcd, while at the latter four umbrel?
las were carried off from tlie hallway.
Some twenty robberies have occurred
in the upper part of the city In the
past two weeks.
The football excursion over the Nor?
folk and Western will leave Norfolk
Thanksgiving morning at !i o'clock
and Richmond at 7:30 that night. The
committfl', Messrs. McUwalnc. M.r
lit and Tunis, have arranged with the
Virginia management for u number
of game tickets, which will be disposed
of on the train; also for song books,
which will contain all of Vlrgina's In?
spiring fool ball songs.
The Police Force Inspected.
Tlie sc.nl-annual inspection of (|htj
police fort?- was held Oh the court-house
lawn yesterday at 1 o'clock, not a po?
liceman being on duty in the city at tlie
time. Tin- men wen- reviewed by Com?
missioner Roll Ol) and Chief King, May?
or Pet lit and Commissioner Verdlcr
being absent. Alter the inspection the
men were placed on the steps of the
City Hall and photographed.
Murdered mill itobht *
Washington, N. G., Nov. J?.?(Spe?
cial.)?j. h. Homier, hanker und mer?
chant at Aurora, Beauforl county, was
waylaid, murdered und robbed Satur?
day evening at 7 o'clock. His body was
discovered Sunday morning In a lot
near his residence. There la no clue to
I the murderer.
UOKKIP or \ v i ki.V u, lNTKUF.MT.
.Hlnl?tcrTcri-clPN Advices-- Tho Schoo
ncr Foster ItelcuHcd.
Washington, Nov. 25.?President
Cleveland, Secretaries Daniont and Her?
bert have declined Invitations to be
present at the banquet of the Philadel?
phia Chamber of Commerce to-morrow
? # *
Dispatches to the Stale Department
from .Minister Terrell give reassuring
news of the condition of affairs In tho
pertubed districts of Turkey. Mr. Ter?
rell says he is now olllciully assured that
protection will be afforded three Amer?
ican ladies ai Kud.llll, who hud been
threatened hy Mussulmans. These are
tin- women for whose safety Mr. Ter?
rell Is said t<? have made a vigorous
demand on the Porte, coupled with the
statement thai meant that he will call
for the decapitation of the Governor of
of province If they were Injured. Ac?
cording 10 Mr. Terrell's udvices the
provinces have been (pilot fur the last
three days am! the out look is better,
lie adds that telegrams from Alatab
report, that the missionaries are safe
and protected and that be Is now able
to report that all of the 172 Atneiicon
missionaries in Turkey are now under
protection. Mr. Terrell also states that
the Corte has given assurance that
Irauqulllly will soon be restored.
Secretary Carlisle lo-day ordered tin;
release of the schooner James W. Fos?
ter, detained at Lewes, Del,, on sus?
picion of being about to start on a fili?
bustering expedition. Later In the day
the Treasury Department wast Inform?
ell that the captain of the Foster had
refused to accept her release. The In?
formation was forwarded to Attorney?
General Harmon and be will Instruct
the Government officers having charge
of the vessel us to their dullest.
Ii in slated on what is believed to be
excellent authority thai Ute United
States Government hereafter will exer?
cise Its own discretion In arresting and
detaining vessels suspected of engaging
or ulimit to engage In llllhusterlng ex?
peditions In favor or the Cuban Insur?
gents. Heretofore the Spanish Minister
suspected a vessel and communicated
his suspicions to the United Slates Gov?
ernment, the suspected ship wus Im?
mediately detained. In every Instance
when such suspected vessel or her cargo
was seized and the case carried into
tin- courts the vessel and cargo have
both been discharged for lack of evi?
dence under our laws to hold them.
I't; N Kit AMI N i \ D.U.
Well-Known People l.nld Away In the
The funeral of Mr. R. A. Burroughs
took place from St. Vincent's Hospital
Sunday afternoon, and was largely at?
tended. The service was conducted by
Rev. W. I). Smith, of St. Peters Epis?
copal Church, Brttnibleton, und the Ihr
U-rnicnt was in P.linwoiul. The follow?
ing were the pull-bearers: Judge F. M.
Mhltehurst, Walter RAiHsell, H. L.
Worthliigtbn, A. W. Cornlclt, W. F.
FentreHS, Justice .1. 1.. Seneca, G. H.
Keeling. W. B. Southall.
Tin- funeral .services of the lato 'Phos.
N. Murray were held at the residence
of Mrs. M. A. Gammon, No. 12!? Cumber?
land street, Sunday .'afternoon at 3
o'clock, and were conducted by Rev.
Dr. A. Coke Smith, assisted by Rev. Dr.
Long and Rev. R. II. Bennett. There
was a large attendance of relatives
and friends. The floral display was
very handsome. The casket was hand?
led by elglh colored men, and the fol?
lowing gentlemen acted us pall-bearers:
W. W. Old, I!. T. Bockover, J. D. Coup
er, L. II. Whltehurst, K. I:. Klliott.
i 'apt. M. c Keeling. D. R. Creecy and
.1. g. Womhle.
The funeral of Mis. Martha Powell,
relict <,f the late Mathew Powell, who
died at the residence of her son-in-law,
Mr. .1. B. Farrant, Jr.. in the county,
was held at Denby's AI. 13. Church Sun?
day morning at 10 o'clock, and was
conducted by Rev. .1. D. Hanck. The
interment was in Klmwood Cemetery,
V. M. V. A. Notes.
There will be an entertainment
given this afternoon especially for chil?
dren at "i o'clock In the hall of the asso?
ciation by Miss Marlon Short, reciter.
Admission will be 15 cents; adults, 25
cents. Members of the Army who
have tickets are requested to report
before ;i oVluck this afternoon.
The reception on Thanksgiving Day
between f> and 7 o'clock will afford a
general good time to tlie members and
their gentlemen friends. A gymnas?
tic, musical ami sociable programme
has been provided, which will Include
refreshments. Rvery young man In
Norfolk who Is away from home Is es?
pecially invited to attend. Prof. Ward
w ill do some fancy bicycle riding.
lie Wants Ills lloy.
Chief of Police King yesterday re?
ceived a letter from Mr. J. J. Street,
vice president of the Goldsboro Lum?
ber Company, at Dover, N. C making
Inquiry as to his son, John Street, who
Wafl arrested and sent to jail a few days
ago as a vagrant. Mr. Street wrote
that he had done everything In his
power to give his boy an education
and teach him to realize the Inevitable
result of a life of Idleness. Chief King
had the boy released from jail ut once
and will endeavor to get him to return
to his home or find employment In this
city: The boy's father writes that If
he will return home ho will find every?
?'liooily Two Shoes" at Tlie Aenileniy
The city is handsomely billed for
"Little Goody Two Shoes" with very
attractive lithographs und posters. The
children arc busy selling tickets, and
the Indications are the house will be
tilled. The advance sale opened yester?
day mornig at 10 a. m., and the sale
was large Several theatre parties
have bc.eii^organlzod, besides one or
two box parties. What will be more de?
lightful after a fine Thanksgiving din?
ner to round the pleasure nnd enjoy?
ment of the day out by seeing "Little
Goody Two Shoes," and be carried for
I the evening into fairyland.
THE BISHOP WAS HI
And the Rev. Dr. Starr Must Accept.
Charge of Broad Street, Richmond,
ANOTHER COLD BLOODED MURSf
The ?cv. Mr. Hone Tiiltin mid Kay? .
<;<i?xi llyc?Tlio Ittirnliia ore DncN %
HiiU' Mouse la < liontorHeia Couuljr;
-Sew Lodges of Juiiior^Mccunnla,
.mil Oilier Interesting .Voivs.
Petersburg, Va., Nov. 25.?(Speclal)-M?
The Coroner, Dr. H. G. Leigh, held IC?
post inorteni and Imiuest yesterday af- X
ternoou to Investigate the death o?#
Ooletnan Toran, a negre\ who was vj
killed by Richard Davis, alos colored, |
on Gill street Saturday night. Seve.-jS
nil wUn<;sses were examined and a'i
good deal of testimony heard. Four or*g
live of the witnesses testllled to having;-^
seen Davis when he struck Toran, either 4
with a rock or fence dialing. The niur- ]
derer was the outcome of a row, which f
had previously occurred in James i
Toran's store. The verdict of the jury*
was that Coleman Torun came to nlSSM
death on the 23d of November between;:'
7 and 8 o'clock p. m., from a blow on
the head Inllicded by Richard Davls.^
The murderer Is still at large, but tho:-';:
police In other cities have been wired f.
a description of him and asked to be
[on the lookout for tlie fugitive. It wa? j
reported on .the streets to-day that/'
Davis left here this morning for Rich-|
mond. Louts Oliver, ullas Patterson, a SB
negro, was before the Mayor this morn-.
1 iiEsT on the charge of being an nccom-'.^
pllco to the iiiurder of Toran. At the ,
request of Commonwealth's Attorney;.*;
\V. H. Jones the case was contlmicdtfi
for ten days and the uccuscd commit-'1^
ted to jail.
Itev. 11. W. Rattle. D. D., pastor of
the First Baptist Church, in this city,:?
has been Invited to deliver the "mld-r|
day series" of sermons to the business;.;
I men of B?ston next January.
Mr. 1*. S. Seabury, a well known aucrjL
tioneer of this city, is quite Til wHnSj
I bladder trouble..
The dwelling house of Mr. Joseph^*
Kunuedy, in Chesterlleld county, with.j;
|its contents, was destroyed by fire last*
Saturday afternoon, about 1. o'clock.'>5
The lire was caused by the r?of berj?
coming Ignited from chimney ..sparks;?
Tho dwolllng originally cost" $3,000. The*
loss Is partly covered by an Insurance>;
Under instructions from thelVIjL.,?
live Board of the Junior .Order of ?nUe&
American Mechanics, Secretary- lvey,r"
of this city, has Issued charters.'
to two new councils?one tfo- Mlines;
Council, at Shenandoah .City, wltli
twenty-elglh 'members, and one K-to
Cornet Council at Qulcksburg, with'
thirty-two members. State Organizer^
Duiigau has now gotten Into the fleht;?!
and expects to organize a new council,1;
Rev. W. G. Starr, D. D.. pastor Of
Washington Street M. E. Church, who;
at the recent session of the Virginia'MV;
K. Conference held in Richmond wasj
transferred to the Broad Street Churchy
Richmond, preached to very large con-,
gregatlons yesterday both morning and
night. At the night service the churchj
was crowded to overflowing and a large:,
number were turned away, not being
able to get into the building. Dr. Starr
selected for his morning text the first;
chapter of Revelations and the 12th
verse. At the close of his sermon Dr.
Starr incidentally referred to the effort
which had been made by his congrega^.;
tlou to keep him here and this connec'
tion said: "Let.there he no rashnesi
of action. Lot us say that we asked fOL.
something, but we did not get It. It:
would grieve my soul for.anj" rash, ac-:
lion to be taken. Each one of you say. I.
am a soldier of Christ and -will Obey.
His command. T am at home any?
where." Continulng.Dr. Starr said mat.
for the first time since he had been: Jn.j
the ministry lie had gone to the Bishop';
in person after his appointment hart?
been read out In Conference and asked
him lo allow him to remain as pastor pt'$
Washington Street Church, but he to
declined to do so."
Rev. H. M. Hope, pastor of Market
Street Church, who has been. transfer*
red to Clay Street Church, Richmond
preached his farewell sermons yester?
day morning to a large congregation
He explained the Itinerant plan of th'
Methodist Church, and said those
that faith had no right to resort t
revolutionary measures .when an 'air*
polntment had been made by tho'BIso"
op of the Conference. Mr. Hope spp
In the most complimentary manner.'O
Rev. R. ,T. Wilson, who is to bo-ipj
successor, and asked for him the\lo$S
and support of the congregation. M
Hope left for Richmond yesterday:,
ternoon to prcaoh last night for'to
In the Hustings Court this morriln
the witnesses In the case of R: H. Har?
ris, Jr., charged with the shooting a,h<$
killing of W. F. Mallory, were recc-'Sr
nized for their appearance at the De?
cember term of the court, to whlctt
term, the case has been continued.
And Be on Hand, and Nave Money?
Dress Goods aud Capes.
Mention a few of the many bargain^
this week: Silk, and wool dress gocdei
worth $1.50, now 7Cc; wool and' sill?
mixed dress goods, worth $1.25, noti
75c: nil wool, worth SI, 'riowv EOc.; a),
wool goods, worth 76c, now 37Vie. - Many
other dress goods at half price. Cape?
In all grades. Silk velours, worth $12'
now $8; plush capes, wprth ?)/>, npv
$10; silk plush and velours embroider?
ed, with jet and nicely lined, wofifc
?2?, now $15; chinchilla capes fronv. %i
to $12; cloth capes In all grades. ; Nobitf
coats Just opened; Call and save-moneS
_._R. A. BAUNDEl
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