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DEMAND ^ARGE FEES
Governor Russell's Lawyers Want Good
Pay for Their Services.
ACCIDENTAL- SHOOTING AT ASHEVILLE
Populist* Cnpturo a Pninll oniro
rrottpcrous Colony tit Cbiidbotim -
Public Credit AR'cotfMl by Decision
in Mnulj County iiomi ciinc-Coii
Ticln Ulli Hnuc Mill Is.
Raleigh. N. C, Jan. 5.?(Sp rial.)?'
The size of the bills for legal s rvie >
In the matter ot Governor Kin-sell's sin:
to annul Lite lease of the North C-t:?-l
Una railway is so large '.'hat i: h- said
to have made the directors- gasp for
breath. One bill, 1>y P. W. Averltt, is j
for $2,000, 'and it is said others are us
large or nearly as large. None of them
a-.e yet paid.
There is utter un-bsllef among Refill h
Heins here that Senator Prltchar 1 lias
the leas: Idea of retiring and stiec idling
Judge Pic!:, or that the latter propos s
to -tceign. 'Republican Slate Chair-1
nun Uolfon expresses a bellet that
Diek may rerlgn in the spring, hut lie |
does not want to leslgh nt all unless lie j
can secure Mie 'place for Judge Doug?
lass*. In fact he plainly says now he !
lias no idea of resigning.
Alex Gil more, negro desperado, was
put In t-.o penitentiary yesterday toi
serve a ten year sentence, and leiiam
Wright to serve a year. Wright is shot.
After Gllmore has sewed h'.s term hero
he will be turned over to the South
Carolina authorities to s.rve .sixteen
years of, an unexplred term.
Th!v? city now hias six public schools,
one having quite recently been occu?
pied, and In -the spring wo.lt will be
commenced on the seventh.
At an amateur theatrical perform inee
last nii;ht at Ashevllle a fourtoen-ye.tr
old boy named Hampton was sh< : In the
head ond killed by another youth
named Wainscot. Tt was thought the |
pistol was unloaded.
There are 100 cases of mcaries of a,
very bad type at the Baptist Orphan?
age a't T-hornus-vllle. All school work .
Is (suspended and the place is convert?
ed Into a hospHal. So far no deaths
A telegram from Washington sny.?
Albright Is sure to get the postmnetcr
sh'.p at Wilmington. There was a ru?
mor here that Chad bo urn would knock
The Seaboard Air T.hio notifies the
railway comimlsrlon that i: will not
Issue any paisse? In future s.ive to per- ,
sons who are excepted 'by the railway
The Populist county commissioner;-!
have to-day ousted one of the best pub?
lic toad supervisors in the State solely
for the purpose of putting In a Popu?
list with not a particle of experience.
They elected Charles B. Ray over the
protest of J. B. Hill, Chairman of the |
There Is an Increase of 25 students
In the number at Whke Forest College
this session as compared with the fall I
People from all the eastern .t-.'ucklng
secMons report the outlook as go >d.
J. A. Brown, the promoter or the
Sunny South colony a>t Chadbonrn, Is
here and rays it now numbers 100,
prac:lcally all Its members-n re from 'the
The two Wilsons, railway commis?
sioners, have not the slightest id i
making any phy-Ocal con'tert. to i gain
posfwrnlon of. Wielr office, which the |
Governor had' forcibly opened. They
are taking matters ?iujetly and both
say they leave 'the entire business in
the'hands of their 'attorneys, who are
certainly very capable men.
The suits to secure the repudiation of
county bonds issued in aid of railway?
are having u. distinctly bad effect.
Siatftsvllle wants water works, an;1,
sold J52.?C0 of bonds, bu't the taker.-' w.ll
not pay for them until the Sup:-, mi
Count passes upon the Oharlotte water
works Ibonds, having granr.ed a re?
hearing In the latter ca.se. The State
papers are full of angry commen<l on
the successful repudiation of bonds Itr
Stanly and that attempted in Bun
step through the
door of the fu?
ture. They past
from the happy,
t h on g h 11 c :i s
l>resent into an
avenue of post i
bilitics. The fu
ture is what
they make it ?
w it a t their
hcnllh makes it
I ?happy or mis?
erable ? a suc?
cess or failure
full of tin love
and brightness and joyfulncss of mutual
love and helpfulness, and healthy, roi y,
rollicking children, or, tortured with pain
and sickness and mutual fault-finding and
dependence, and lacking the binding tie <>f
healthy, happy offspring. A world depends
upon the young wife. If she has taken
proper care of herself and is healthy in a
womanly way, the probabilities arc all in fa?
vor of n happy home filled with the music
of childish laughter. Too many young wo.
men neglect to take care of their womanly
selves. They shrink from the dii'taslt ml
"examinations" and "local treatment"
upon which most physicians insist. There
is no need for this.
? Dr. I'ierce's Favorite Prescription acts di?
rectly on the important and delicate organs
concerned in wifehood mid motherhood.. It
makes them strong and health)*. It allays
inflammation, heals ulccralion, soothes pain
and gives the tortured nerves rest and tone.
It prepares for wifehood and maternity.
Taken during the expectant period, it ban?
ishes discomfort and makes the coming of
baby easy and comparatively painless. It
Insures the new-comer's health and an am?
ple supply of natural nourishment. Over
OO.ooo women have testified to its merits.
Druggists who offer substitutes aim to get
a few pennies extra profit.
Dr. Tierce's great book, "Common Sense
Jledical- Adviser." would prevent more
' than half the sickness in any family. It.
'elves die best advice for curiai- common
bombe and Rutherford. It Is declared
tha>: by what hat? been done already
confidence In North Carolina securities
V. S. Liiisk. an Influential Buncombe
Republican, says lie will use ?II possi?
ble pressure to Induce the Buncombe
county commissioners to withdraw their
siilt F> Invalidate the Spart tnburg and
it Is proposed at the penitentiary to
put SO convicts at work -about Febru?
ary 1 making fihlrtfl, using tho chapel
for WhS't purpose. The big workshop In
?the west -.vlng Is not prepared and will
cast canslderable t > i>ut it In shape.
There n.-e less than 175 convicts in. tho
: big prison.
Edcilton. X. C, Jan. (Special)?The
free sch?i -i fdr the white children op?
ened Monday morning, with Miss Win
n ns principal:
Ta- scholars of Hie Academy have re?
sumed their Mu lles after several days
; vacati in dui ing the holidays.
Messrs. Walter Carsrarphon and
Brooke French arc In town this morn?
Messrs. \. I >. Caskaden, ('. C. Shlnn,
S. R. Slilnn und II. II. Dcaukync, of
Altai tic City, are here on a hunting
trip. These gentlemen ware here last
season r>r a Ehort time,
Mra Helen WIM?, of Chapel Hill,
is liere on a visit tu her brother, Mr.
H. DeU. Hooper.
i:i.!7,a iii;t !i ?t t t.
Elisabeth City, X. C Jan. .-.-(Spe?
cial) -Mr. Andrew C. Uatlmway am!
Miss Sallle Scott who married at the
Methodist Episcopal church at 2 o'clock
]>. in. lo-dny by Rev. J. II. Hall, pas?
tor; of the church. I mm ed lately lificr
the ceremony, the newly married pair
left for Norfolk, lo start on n bridal
lour in California. i< ilh the bride and
groom are well known and very popu?
lar. 1 Hi being leaders In the city's
A number <>f car.es were disposed of
at the Superior Court yesterday. Tho
State docket is fast being ch ared. Most
c If '8 s i far have r. suite I ill conviction.
There was an oyster supper and
bazaar nl Ihe Armory last night for
the 'benefit of tin Naval Reserves.
Greenville, X. ('.. Jan. 5.?(Special)?
W. II. Nicholson is In town.
The tobacc i sales opened yesterday
with very small sales, but the prices
.Most of the t.'Itiivn men have re?
turned from their Christmas vacation.
uitA n f.i.t.:
The Brambleton Democratic Club will
hold I'helr regular inccitlng to-night to
eli el olllcers for the next ensuing term
of ?lx months. Every member la ear
n< stly requested lo lie present.
The sin els i f the iv?i'd are now get?
ting In good condition for travel.
Master Sam Dosier, of .'ill' North
Matt by avenue, la on a visit to his
grandparents, at Indian, Creek.
Master Reuben Nichols, who spent
the 'holidays with his parents at 121
Windsor avenue, has n turned to school
at Mit. St. Joseph, Baltimore.
Marly Tuesday night some one'enter?
ed Mrs. Mi F.. Fciitress' st?re, nt the
corner of Pollard and Sheldon avenues,
and took away some eggs, meaty and
mackerel, amounting to several dollars.
Mr. '/.. l\ Capps, of Tarnst all nvonue,
has in course of civet!-ni a two-story
frame dwelling at -the corner of Tun
Stall and C ioke avi nuce.
Tlie Sun lay sehaorof Spurgeon M ??
hiorlnl Baptist church has elected the ,
following olllcers: N. T. Bailey, super-1
Intention! C. il. Finns, (assistant super-1
Irrtendent; Richard Jarvls, secretary';
Richard T. Land, treasurer; W. \VY
Cordon, librarian; W. H. Fulford, char- \
ister: Miss Kate Whit.-, organist,
I Mrs. M. 13. .lohnakln, of ill C?okel
avenue, is suffering considerably from
injuries sustained Christmas Eve by
?s?iiie one running violently against her
' on Ihe sidewalk.
I The exercises at the installation of
the new officers of Ladgc N?. 50. K. of
: P.', which took place at Kirn Hull Tue.-- .
day night were much enjoyed by a
! large audience. The ollic. ra are as fol- !
jlows: 1'. f.. William II. Kth. ri Ig.-: C.
. C. II. D. Davis; V. C. T. C. Whitc
I hurst; Prelate, R. H. Willi n...-on; M. of
' K.. J. P. Hampshire; K. of R. and S.,
; W. A. Wlckhouse; M. of F.. O. ,r. Spinn:
IM. of W.. C. II. Salisbury; M. at A..]
j A. s. Dosier; I. c... w. c. White; ?.
?., T. O. Buvagc; Iteprcsentiutivo to!
f'.rnnd Lodge. .1. P. Hampshire'; District
Deputy, .1. 1". Hampshire; Trustees. W.
W. I >ey. William L. Baker, F. B. Oak?
Messrs. Buck Bonney and Rylnnd
Wh'.ie. of the ward, returned yesterday
from gunning <>n Hack Hay. where they
succeed.'.I In ?bagging much game.
Dr. Lei ?.wich, the well-known revival;
1st, has been engaged lo conduct a re?
vival meeting tit McK endive the latter
part of next month.
,i VI. A X i It! t'lTYi
Mrs. Alice Durst has returned to her
h me, In Mnthews county, after a long
I v'..-it to her son <>n Centra] avenue.
? Mlfa Mary Snwyor, of Colley avenue,
I has improved so much aa to bo able to
j be out again.
i Captain Benston's family residence
oil Colley avenue will soon bo ready for
Messrs. Shepherd & Wllkcrson have
vacated the store earner of Coltoy arc
rue nnd Avenue A, and now occupy
I No. ?'?'?' Colley nvenue, mar Avenue li.
j Tho arrnrigement of the new furniture
j In the public school building has been
completed, and the usual work is now
j satisfactorily progressing.
I When Central Avenue Is under mud it
j puts everybody In an unhappy iii i id,
; but when Ii is in i: irtd condition every?
body Is pleased. Now that Superint n
' dent Uosburouph has attended promptly
Lto the romovnl of the mtid and ,! ??
j trlbutlon of shells along th'- line the
! Improvement Is very marked. He Is
always ready to do his part on behalf
of the Norfolk Street Railway company
to keep this thoroughfare in :?? :i con?
dition. The county authorities -h uld
at*t well their papt In this public In?
Yesterday nn celebrated the
00.h anniversary <? ;' ihe opening of
Olrard College. Plillnd dphia, Aihon :
tins r.peakers were- Gongreiamen
TOiomas B. Heed and Marriott Bri sin ,
Governor Flnstlngs, Mayor yVarv.i
Cr.d Dr. A. II. Fette: If.
A MYSTERIOUS ISLAND
Periodically Vanishes from Sight Beneath
the Waters of Lake Orion, Mich.
AND AGAIN 'RISING HIGH AND DRY
During Sevoritl .lloulh** oftho Vein- tt
l.lew Stilnnerjri'il In Aboil I Twenty
i . . i of Water?The Island Approxi?
mates mi Aero In IC-ttciil mill In
Dante Nature must have been In a
curious mood when she added to the re?
markable and incomprehensibly mys
tcries of 'the universe an island In Dike
Orion, Michigan, to which attention of
the scientific world is now for the first
time- called. It Is literally a 'sinking
Island, periodically -vanish lug from
sight beneath the waters of the lake,
and again rising high and dry. t > the
astonishment of the residents along the
shore und the complete In wllderment Of
those Who profess to have solved the
riddles or most natural phenomena.
The Island if situated far from the
beaten track of town life, and so rar bus
e.-eaped tiie publicity that so remarka?
ble a freak would have attracted had
the busy brains of scientific men boon
concent ratted upon Its peculiar man her
or thrusting Iis body out <>' the water
and becoming a bold landmark III -the
neighborhood, and again sinking shyly
out of sight ami hiding its ihodesl head
SOinewhCTO In the recesses of the lake.
It has dome lo pass at tost, however,
that a scientific man has pitched his
leirt, or rather his cottage.'on the bor?
ders of Lake Orion, in the vicinity of
tiie mysterious Island, and through this
circumstance the valuable scientific puts
zle is ;tt last made public to whet the
curiosity of clever men. and perhaps.
resultsln a soluii n of a mvsterv ami
the wresting from Dame Nature of an?
other of her closely guarded secrets.
The scientist to whom 'the world Is
Indebted for making public the existence
of the sinking island is C. Henri l.r >n
ar.l. A. M., M. D.. a well known nuthor
' f Detroit. Mr. Leonard has watch",!
foe strange antics of tho island with
growing interest, and has, 'besides mak?
ing systematic notes of its habits, form?
ed a theory regarding the causes of ihe
appearance and disappearance ef so in- j
tt resting a landmark. 1'hc result of bis
studies he gives to the readers of the
Chicago Record as follows:
"Plie cottagers have named a strange
spot in this vicinity the 'fronting Island.'
but this is some-thing "f a misnomer, as
it is really a sinking and a rising Island.
During several months of the year !:
lies submerged In about twenty feet or
more of water. Ilten for the balance of
the year II put of wate-, and picnics
can bo held upon I: if so desired. It Is
used as a hunting place, when out of the
water by some of the boys or tho sum- j
mer resident families, waterfowl hi Ing
s'lt-'t from Its Kiirraee. Members of my
family have' rowed over the sp it when
the island has chosi n to sink out of
sight, and have endeavored to reach its
submerged surface with a 7-foot oar,
bill could not do so. T-.v > months later
it lias b en but --it' the water again.
"The 'Island' : ?proximales an hero in
extent. It I? of course very wot for the
first week or eo after 'arising' from the
lake's depth, but as -the seas*-n wears
along 11 becomes dryer, and, as before
Mated, can be used for picnic purposes
l would be afraid of Its stability under
a large load, though I have been told
by on- or tl.Id residents, that one |
season the pople tried to hold It down
by pouring on its sunken surface four?
teen wagon loads of lat'ge stones rowing
them over the lake's surface toihe place
where the Island was known t" He sub?
merged: but like Ramiuo's ghost tin
Island wlJtll I hot down; i: mnkes Its
entrre Into irlr every year just, the same.
In the centre of the island is a halt
dozen or more large stumps (trowing, n
clump ( t three being In the ci ntre of the j
mass, il think these sturpps ate respon?
sible fr.r the phenomena attending the
a p. :iu 11 rising and shaking. That is, 1
am of the opinion Ihn.t a collection of
these originally formed the nucleus for
the growth of ".his strnnge freak oiriong
tin- Islands t r our fr< sh water lakes.
"The flora of the lake Is something I
marvelous in richness und variety.
These stumps have drifted out tin the j
centre of this portion of the lake, and
taken with them some or the strands of
the long stake-like plants that grow. I
there t/i the length > f nearly ten feet,
with the lily fronds, mosses, ami various
others of the ncmiatlc plant::. Titos-.
floating growths have formed there,
with the earth attached -to the stump
roots, an island garden all to themselves
j They prow luxuriantly, and the under
brush clear d away from the shore* nnd
other Islands thereabouts gradually
drifted in to them, and .so Increased
! the size of the mass; then, as the wood
or the brush and i f Iho stumps di payed
the mass became waterlogged, and the
whole gradually sunk beneath the sur?
face <?r the lakte.
"Rut how comes It to rise ngnln, as
II does each succeeding year.? This Is
the r- Int that has puzzzled wiser h< ads
than mino, but I have ;v the" ry for It.
which seems t.. answer all th ? require?
ments. As tii- ll i\i ripens during the
, hot month* of sumnk-r?for the Island inj
? a thick mass of vegetation?tho Riems
i enlarge, become buoyant, nnd. as the
I season advances Inward S- ptembe.r,
I undergo the firs: Stages of decay 'that
Is. the stems become filled with the
gases attendan t up*3ri fuller ripen s? nnd
commence decaying; tins large mttra of
gns-enelda-irig yegcto.tlon hverconks the
natural weight of the mass. tip. sp. cillc
: gravity being only -i little heavier than
.-the water. and so the whole mass ?!
; ualiy rises n.bovo the water's surf nee:
? it stays in tili.? condition above the stir
I face until the ht.avy frosts ?>f the fall
occur, when the plants haying beep de
1 stroyed and the decay mcasuri ably com?
pleted, tiie whole mass, being heavlar
: tlinn the water again, it gradually rinks
i to the bottom b-f-the lake, which is annul
i thirty fee: deep at this pnin't, to aria -
again the fell .wing ye ar, a-hen sprinp
1 and suiuini r have brought the lake's
(lorn Int ? life and full vigor once mo: e.
?'Iber - lakes are r,- \ |,y large springs
; eittiflng in tit varlon-i places rJong the
!? ''.torn, and it is ivy belief that a large
! one is located tinder this 'sinking is'rvi"
I nnd thai! the upward current from thin
I source aUb helps the \'?:?.?::::! n in th
raising of Ihc island fit .'n -the laicrVs
?lied during the lato summer men: -.
"It Is list above the water's surface
long enough to have gras a grow upon
1'ts surface, r,r shritl-.s or Irces, excipt n
>'? w vvlnd-rftv.vh seeds from the adjacent
tS l.hi. ei:?! even 'Ihoze have little vir hti
lime f<-/ iipytlopincnt bbfpro tho frosts'
j bomb to dcat.'cy them. -
"I seems to change Its position but
very little, the wind? blowing ncross the
surface having little or no effect upon
It in this respect. This leads me to
think it -Is anchored by the long-rooted
ami tenlacicd weeds that luxuriate so
a'bout and upon the unstable mass.
"Another thing or riotb Is that with
all tills rich water?vegetation, of Orion
L,alte there Is no unheaUhlnes's arising
from it. This 1s another peculiar thing
to 1110*, as a physician. My family have
summered on the lake's borders for some
nine years, nnd there is yd to come to
my knowledge a case of malaria arising
within tho neighborhood of the lake In
all that time. This I attribute to the
fact 'that the large amount of Iron pro
son4! In all the water thereabouts?lake
water as well as that fiom our wells?
Seems t'J prevent the development of
the microbe, or bacteria, that gives ue
the Form of Eyinotlc disease that tho pro?
fession has denominated 'malaria.' This
absence of malaria 13 also 'testified to
by the local physician there, who has
been a resident for 0>mc fifteen years.
Bp, altogether. Orion Lake, with its an?
nual rising and sinking Island, nnd Its
rich end abundant water-Hora. and its
al>seneo of malaria from Its borders,
has many paints of scientific interest
connected with Its history.
"Oakland county Michigan. Is a coun?
ty noted for Its many beautiful small
lai<"s. several .hundred being reported
as within Its boundaries. Among these
Is Ovlon Lake. Originally, what now
const! tutcs-the main body of wa ter was
throe lakes lying diso to each other.
The embankment of -the Bay Oily rail?
road, running across nno end of one of
t'.i se lakes, raised tho surface of the
water until Iho Intervening land was
overflowed, and now one very irregular
but picturesque body of water occcuples
the place of th? original three. It Is
<lti!'te full of islands of vari'ius sizes,
one being about forty acres In extent.,
on which a largo club -house stands, used
by tho summer visitors to the health
giving spot. The lake is some fiOO feet
higher than Detroit, though lying only
Party miles to the northwest of the olty.
"l-;ut. of all Its ai tractions, none can
compare for Interest with the mysterious
Fancies nnd Fnshloiis.
A perfectly plain mourning waist of
Henrietta or camel's-halr may he im?
proved by a cellar made of three folds
of crape with two box plaits added at
each end to stand above tho stock and
a bow at the left end composed of
fawo spread loops and two pointed ends
?one drooping and one standing. Tho
edges of the crape in the bow and
plaits may be rolled and hemmed on
KnI.fe-plalted chiffon or mousseilne do
sole frills In dead black are admissible
upon in-burnlng gowns as trimming.
Blnck silk skirt Waists with yoke backs
and fronts tucked vertically or hori?
zontally ar.-1 the companions of all sorts
of woolen skirts.
IC'pnul t.t s are how made avith fine
tttc'-s folded either across or In the
Black velvet ribbon about ah inch
wide is applied In arabesques, in a
Greek d >sisn, In Vandykes and in va
rrtous other ways at tho bottom of
Blouse jackets of black velvet supple?
ment skirts of doth, camel'ST'haJr or
sill: In black or colors; and when the
closing Is visible it is frequently made
with jet buttons.
Tiny per! spangles In white ami
dolore are a factor In the haPdsomc
colored trimmings, 'being employ, <i
usually to carry ou-t sotn.- rl.nver form.
Lace medallions are set in silk, vel?
vet nnd cloth bodices wit-It blouse char?
in the skirt of n reception toilet of
metallic -blue Velours heavy black lace
rest mhblir.g polr.'t .1- Venise was set in
at the top in suggestion of a yoke.
[Braid trimmings are applied in seve?
ral ways on skirts, high at the back and
c ming low in front in a deep point or
Iii rounding outline. Such an arrange?
ment suggests a tablli r drapcry. Some?
times several rows cf braid are dls
f-io-- d |tn cnelpctlnz lines a-out the
hips. On n blouse destined as a com?
panion for sueh a skirl the braid could
also run round and round both bach
nnd front.?From the Delineator.
Thi cok! season would be
much pleasan.ter for invalids
and el.lerly people if they
could have something warm
ai their feel and backs, and it
would often prevent sickness.
Two Quart HOT WATER
We guarantee all our Rub
j ber Goods.
?THE USE OF?
Will cure constipation and
prevent many ills which are
the result of this trouble, such
as piles, etc.
Two Quart FOUNTAIN
29G ft AIN STREET.
("Jo.ids delivered free Ports?
mouth, Berkley, Branibleton
and Atlantic City.
- .- -V- \... nd .. iWotSHtu-, irn-l
Bf .".feNVI CALTHOfJ ft")*. (???'.O.D't.1 nn;
rt r>fi'<7(] BktSllI Irt?.e..0 IIM?CailU?will
iip K \- RTOP INsebii?BM ?ml Bmli?loM,
- 1 i'M. ..>( t.l'tM' r...-a..rrl.. ...1 -.rlcectc,
r" "'.,';' :?? n?J !<l loiU'. I...-I Vlcor.
" ' ' ' : ILco--|<va? m>ttitr;<r to try It.
' VOI' f>; Cl'.l CO. 7f.O BSrtr Ai.,ri-'nnAsl.a'l.it'i?'.al.O.
And rest tor tlied mothers In a wann hath
with COTIOUBA SoAi',an<lasInc;loappltcatlou
of Cuticuiia (ointment), the great skin euro.
Ct'TlCUitA Hkmkuies alTorii instant relief,
and point to a speedy euro of torturing, ilis
figuring, humiliating, Itching, buriiinp.blced
ing, crusted, scaly skin and scalp humors,
with loss ot hair, whon alt else falls.
Sf>t4 (hr^urti^ot the world, rorrica Duco and Cits*.
c.'Hl-. hoi* i'."P1 . lllMH Il.
C jj* ? lluw (? Cur? SHii Toruircl n?ulei," 1m.
SKIN, SCALP "?SS ?
WASHINGTON CITV. 4
Free Treatment for Out-of jj
Town Patients. 1
?TASES of Chronic Stomach 1
w Trouble, Paralysis, Epilep?
sy, Locomotot; Ataxia and oth?
er Nerve Affection; Asthma,
^ Heart Disease, and Functional
Troubles of both sexes treated
fvkthods of treatment are in
}/ accordance with the principles of
ft modern medicine by means of
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t Symptom Mlank and sworn state
' menu from patients who have been
Weak, neiyous men who nave
^. triad all the QUACK remedies, may
\i turn with conlldcnce to ibis Instltlt
a Each case considered separately
s. by a competent physician, ami full
[. advice given; P1113IS OF Cl IAlttUS.
B Washington Chemical Co.,
V> ott> twelfth Hirer I,' .>'. W..
U Washington, D. C.
!v For sale bv Walke Williams, 10S ft
7 Water Street. \]
BENJ. LOWEKBERG. I
Gives Trading Stamps
Now on. Nearly all QU.*
Cue. WRAPPERS FOR 59c.
BSC. WRAPPERS FOR 89c,
$Ufi WRAPPERS FOR '.'Sc.
SI.is WRAPPERS FOR $1.25.
II.CTJ WRAPPERS FOR $1.48.
J2.00 WRAPPERS FOR ji.75.
(2.19 WRAPPERS FOR $1.89.
$2.98 WRAPPERS FOR $2.t!?.
$3.38 WRAPPERS FOR i.'.70.
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15.00 WRAPPERS FOR W.1S.
I Ben]. Lowenberg,
No shopping complete without
I H Granby St., Columbia Building g
Where Rents ami Expenses
Beware of Imitations
H KHH btlNCAM'S HOMO, Aces", YO?K. fi
IN TUE 1W It K 1ST FdR 1,1 MR.
PORTLAND OK AMERICAN
CKMENTi PLASTER. II AI It.
CHIMNEY PIPE, I'MP.H BRICK,
LATH OR .'.MING!.ISS. SIS IS US
BEFORE VOII BUY, WE ARE
BOLIC AOISNTS FOR ACME
CISM ISNT PLASTER. IMSW NO.
Hi WATER STREET.
APCTio?; sam:s-ihis dat.
Townsend & Joyrtcs, Auctioneers, 2Hi
COMMISSIONERS? SALE.'?IN PCR
suonce of authority given t??i *no
undersigned special commissioners, by
two decrees of tho Court of Law and
Chancery of tho city of Norfolk, ono en?
tered on tho 18th day of May, 1897, In tho
suit of John Mnhoney vs. S. J. Taylor et
als., and tho other entered on the Stli day
of December, 1897, In the suit of E. Vnnco
vs. S. Marx, trustee, et als., which suits
liavo been consolidated, we will "offer for
sale at public auction, at the Real Kstate
Exchange. No. 23G Main street, In tho city
of Norfolk, Va.. THURSDAY, tho 6th day
of January, 1S93, nt 12 o'clock m., tho fol?
lowing real estato:
(1) THAT CERTAIN LOT ?F LAND,
with a dwelling houso there?n, situated
on Ridley street, in tho city of Norfolk,
Va., and described In the deed of trust
from b. J. Taylor to S. Mnrx, trustee,
made tho 8th day of December, 1S93. and
recorded In tho city of Norfolk as No. S3
RIeley street, fronting about thirty
feet on RIeley street, and extending back
about ono hundred und ton feet.
(2) THAT CERTAIN VACANT LOT Of
LAND situated on Mariner street, in the
city of Norfolk, Va., and described In the
said deed from S. J. Taylor to S. Marx,
trustee, as No. 110 Mariner street, front?
ing thirty-live feel, more or less, on Mar?
iner street, and extending back sixty feet,
more or less.
(3) THAT CERTAIN VACANT LOT OF
LAND situated In the city of Norfolk,
Va.. arid described In the said deed from
S. J. Tuylor to S. Marx, trustee, as the
vacant lot Immediately In the rear and
adjoining the said lot No. 110 Mariner
street, extending northwardly and south
wardly sixty-four and a half foot, more or
less, and castwurdly and westwardly sev?
enty feet, more or less, subject to the
contingent right of dowor or Mrs. S. J.
(?I) One-third of the fee simple estate
in the following TRACTS OK LAND sit?
uated In Bertie county, North Carolina:
1st. A certain tract or parcel containing
one hundred acres, more or loss, nnd be?
ing the same land heretofore conveyed lo
Nathan Hyman by deed of Bbehcsitr
Price, of record la bald county In Book
1?. P., folio 83. 2nd. A certain tract o."
parcel of land known as tho Jenkins
place, containing twenty acres, more or
loss, and being the samu land conveyed lo
Nathan Hyman by deed of Ebenerer
Price nnd wile, of record In suld county
In Book Q. Q., folio 3rd. A certain
tract or parcel of land known as Long
Branch, containing one hundred and sev?
enty acres, more or less, und being the
same conveyed to Nathan Hyman by deed
of J. P. Johnson, of record In said coun?
ty In Book G. Q.j folio S7. 4th. A certain
tract or parcel of land, upon which Alex.
Hyman now resides (or recently resided),
being the sanio land conveyed to Alex.
Hyman by deed of Ebenerer Price, re?
corded In snld county in Book Q. Q., folio
All of tho above references are accord?
ing to the deeds from J. B. Martin, trus?
tee, to S. J. Tuylor. recorded In Bertie
county, N. C, In Hook 65, ps. ?ii nnd 49,
(5) One-third of the fee simple estate in
A CERTAIN TRACT OR LOT OE LAND
situated in Martin county, Ni C, lying on
the Roanoko river, In tho town of James
ville, and designated on the map or plat
of said town ns lot No. 7, with all the im?
provements thereon, saving and except?
ing a portion of said lot which has been
conveyed by deed lo E. II. Morrison, and
coutnlning about one-third of an acrt
more or less.
TERMS?As to the first and second
pieces, one-half cash and the balance In
one year, secured on the property at ex?
pense of thu purchaser. As to all of the
other pieces, cash.
T. R. BOR LA N D,
O. M. DILLABD.
TOWNSEND & JOYNES.
I hereby certify that the bond required
by the above decree has been given ac?
cording to law. L. ROYSTEB. Clerk.
By Hi E. DIH'CY. Deputy Clerk.
A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL I
We also ben to acknowledge with grate?
ful appreciation the liberal patronage be?
stowed Upon US In tli past, and piirposo
to prove it by offering our patrons Ihe
lowest living prices on any tiling In the
way of Hardware, Household Hoods,
Paints. Stains. Ti ols. Etc.
See the WHITE HEATER, S3.00.up ac?
cording to size. Sheet Iron sides, sli d
lined cast iron top and bottom. Nothing
The BANNER OIL HEATER, $4.50. The
safest best nnd most ornami ntnl oil heu?
er ever offered: every one warranted.
SASH, DOORS AND BLINDS
Estimates cheerfully furnlscd. Olvo us
a call or ring tin up on either phone, 327.
WHITE HARDWARE CO.
309 Main Slreot, NorTolkVa.,
Ccrnt i Commercial Place.
SO CONVENIENT THAT
A CHILD CAN OPERATE IT.
r. gallons or Cum?
berlnnd Lit Ida Wa?
ter, pure, clear,
nn titling. We stin
licre patent llll
chnrgo to our
tious. We con?
sider your con' en
lew C as well nH j air
pocket. Please ask
us for the price on 5
I Virginia Liifii? Weier Co.,
21 BANK STREET.
WF.W I'llo.M-: ?7:t.
NC. HS WATER STREET.
LARGEST AKT) MOST COMl'LETE
OUTFIT IN THE CITY FOR HAl'LINO
ANYTHING. YOUR WORK SOLICIT?
ED. WORK HOUSES FOR HIKE.
AITCTIO* SAMBH-FUTWItE ?AT.
PI'! CI Ali COMftUSSlJONEKS' SAIAO
OF THE NORFOLK AND OCEAN.;
VIEW RAILROAD. ITS PROPEin'Yl
AND FRANCHISES; INCLUDING THEN
OCEAN VIEW HOTEL PROPERTY*
Pursuant to the decree of the Circuit
Court of tho United States for the East?
ern district of Virginia, entered on tho
19th day of November. HVl, In the suit In
equity therein pending, wherein the Wal?
ker Manufacturing Company Is plaintiff,
and the Norfolk and Ocean View Railroad
Company and others are defendants, de?
fault having been mude In the payment
of tho sum directed, to be pa'd by the.
said decree within the time therein pro- 1
scribed, wo shall sell at public auction, in
front of tho Custom House, in tho city of
Nortolk. V?? on
WEDNESDAY, THE 23D DAY OP
MARCH, 1S'.'8, AT 12 O'CLOCK M.,
the following property, to-wit:
All the property and franchises which
were conveyed by the deed of trust dated
the 1st day of May, 189"', executed by the i
Norfolk and Ocean View Railroad and I
Hotel Company, now tho Norfolk and '
Ocean View Railroad Company, to tho
Norfolk Bank for Savings and Trusts,
trustee, therein described as follows, that
Is to si\y:
"All and singular the several railroads,
railways, roads and roadbed* of tho said
Railroad Company, consisting of one con?
tinuous and connecting route or line of-*
railroad, beginning at Church otreet aii(J
Henry street, in the city or Norfolk, Vn?
and extending through the city and coun?
ty of Norfolk to Ocean View, Va., con?
sisting of about eight und one-third miles
of sin.cle track railroad, together with all
branches, extensions, turnouts, switches,
sidings and other appurtenances of tho
said line of railroad, with the tolls, in?
comes, rents, issues and profits thereof^
and all tho real eslate, depots, stations,!
power houses engines, boilers, dynamos, ]
generators machinery, tools, electric mo?
tors, trucks, cars, rolling slock, turn ta?
bles, implements, rights of way, fixtures,
lenses, leasehold Interests and equipments .
and all other personal property thereto be?
longing, and nil property, real, personal
and mixed, and also all properly of every
kind and description which may be here?
after acquired by the said Railroad Com?
pany anel all public and corporate rights,
powers and franchises belonging or ap?
pertaining to the said Railroad Company
now owned or hereafter acquired; and
also all the reversion and reversions, re?
mainder and remainders, and all the es?
tate, right, litle. Interest, property, pos?
session, claim and demand whatsoever,
as well at law as In equity of the said
Railroad Company now owned or here?
after acquired In and to the said railroad,
properly, franchises, rights, powersNand
privileges und to every part and parcel
And alSo the hotel and other buildings,
with thu furniture, fixtures and personal
property therein contained, electric lieht*
plant, pavilions, bnth houses anel all olh-^
er structures of every nature and char?
acter acquired or io be acquired.
And all and singular the streets, ways,
passages, waters, water courses, ease?
ments, rights, liberties, privileges, lands,
tenements hereditaments and appurte?
nances whatsoever thereto belonging or
In any ways appertaining and the rever?
sions and remainders, rents, Issues and
profits thereof, and all the eslate. right,
title. Interest, property, claim and demand
whatsoever of the said Railroad Company
of. In and to tho same, and every part
The said property and rranchlsos will,
be sold as a whole, but subject to andi
with the lv-nllt and all executory and BUbgU
sistiug contracts made by the receiver In*
said suit under the authority or the" said
court, or which a full and accurate state,
meat will bo announced publicly by tho
undersigned at the time of sale, and sub?
ject also to any legal liabilities that may
hereafter be established against tho
said receiver growing out of acts douo
by lilin in Ills capacity of receiver, or out
of any suits or proceedings which may bo
pending against lit in at tho time of said
sale, or may be instituted against htm nt
any time thereafter, and such liabilities
If any, will remain Kens upon the prem?
ises until discharged, und likewise with
tho benefit of and subject to all stilts or
proci '-dings which may have been or may
be Instituted by the said receiver.
The said property, rights and*:franchises
will be sold to the highest and best bid?
der, lint before atty luljucntloii Is made
to him, ho must pay [li cash the sum of
Twenty-five Thousand Dollars, and If tho
sale Is confirmed by the court the balanco
of the piircliA09 money miisl be paid with?
in ninety days, unless further extended ;
upon security given or other terms lire .
prescribed by eider of the court, but tho
purchaser shall haw the right to anticl- ,
pale the day of payment. <?','?
After the payment by the purchaser of
such sum In cash as may be sufficient to ??
pny the costs, charges und expel;.- s (rfj
the trust created by the said deed to Tha i
Norfolk Bank for Savings and Trusts, a*A
trustee; Including the sum of S300, with in* 1
leresl Horn May I, 1SV3, and also including
iis reasonable compensation as trusted |
under tin; said deed of trust together with;.!
any amount paid or to be paid or incurred
or allowed as fees, compensation or reim?
bursement of expenses to counsel^ and tho
indebtedness of the receiver by eortltl
ciites or otherwise, and th" liens and in?
debtedness In the said decree declared to
Uli prior io tho mortgage I ends, mid for
the payment of the pro rata dividend out
of the not proceeds or sale for distribution
that may he duo lo these henellclnrtcs
under the said trust deed, whose bonds
and coupons may not be use,I in payment
of the purchase money, the undersigned
uro ni lliork'.cd to receive from the pur
chflscr or purchasers In part payment of
the purchase money, any of t lie bonds or
unpaid coupons! with interest thereon, lo
or towards Ilia payment of which iho
said net proceeds of such*sale shall ho
legally applicable, the amount at which
such bonds or coupons are u- lie received
in part payment of such purchase! money
to bo determined and fixed at n sum
which shall, upon a proper distribution
and accounting for such proceeds, be not
more than the share oi proportion paya?
ble mil of such net procei .is to such pur?
chaser or purchasers as the hold, r or
holders of such bonds and coupons, anel
the bonds and coupons so applied in satis?
faction of the purehnse money shall ho
treated ns a payment thereof to the ex?
tent of such application.
And the receiver's certificates and tho
Mona and Indebtedness di elan d by the
said decre e lo be prl< i' to the mortgage
bonds, or any of I hem may bo used as
cash In the pny men t of any part of tho
purchase money to the extent that such
certificates ami Hie Hens and indebtedness
llicrt-in de-lan d lo be prior to the mort?
gage bonds respectively so used) ithd the
interest due tin reeni would he entitled lo
share in Ihc distribution of tho cash so
required, oxccpl as io the sum of money
required to bo paid on iho diiy of sale as
In ease of the fnlltiro of any bidder to
comply with the terms of sale that arc to
complied with on the day of sale or be
f' re a final adjudication to such bidder,
the undersigned nie authorised by tho
said decree to rrjret Hie bid. and proceed
ai once lin n end there to mtik'o n resale,
er tin'ii and (lure lo announce that on
? irhe other day. then lo be designated; j
and between certain hours id be then des
Ignntcd, they will, nt tie- same place,
make a sale ef the pri IlllsCS under sairl
decree without further advertisement:
and ibo undersigned me also authorised
lo adjourn Hu- seid sale from (line to
lime, in their discretion, until a sale shall,
have been mad' in accordance with the \|
provisions of iho said decree-.
Tho Receiver will remain In possession i
of Iho said premises and continue io op-'.
? rale the said rnllronil and manage tlm
nlhi r i roporty subject to the orders of tier
said court, after the said sale, and until'?
the conveyance thereof to the purchaser; s
P.- will keep eon, et account of tho earn?
ings ami lie oie. ?; of tho premises, as
well as of the outlay ai d expenditures in-'
rriiliig nfier the day of sale, and upon
confirmation of the said sale, iho purchas?
er willvd entitled to receive and shall
take tin said property subject to any
gains er loaves thai may have ncCruod or
hten incurred Buk.".(|iu i.t to the day of
Til's is a valuable property, and I ho nt
tentlon of c.apllallsts is called io it:*
Every facility for its examination win lie
?.Kor further information apply to the
muli rslgiii il,
WM. Vv. OLD,
CALDWM2LL it'A RbYj
di I3ltnw-3Tn Special Cominls-Oonerli.
I Wha<; is [tfl?s-? AJS/acdvo j
jjThan .-- pretty face with a rroali. bricht
], cotuplojlou? For it, use Pcszonl'a Pw.v.lor,