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in the Silk Section.
Highly interesting from the triple view point of
style, daintiness and refinement is a very choice little
collection of newest right things in Spring Silks, which
we show to-day.
Others, of course, are to come, but these have that
excellence which has placed them ahead of the multi?
tude and that freshness and goodness which will make
them especially liked.
White and Black Taffetas,
Checked and striped.
Checked Taffetas, with Colored Polka Dots,
Pongees, natural colors, for Suits and Waists.
Peau de Cygne, Satin Colors, High Lusters,
Heavy Corded 36-Inch Wash Silks.
Prices, $1.00 to gl.50.
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Fourqurean, Temple ? Co.
429 East Broad and Annex.
Congressman Moody Died at
at His North Carolina Home
ILL FOR SOME TIME PAST
Congestion of the Lungs Immediate
Cause of His Death?Funeral Will
Take Place on Saturday Night.
(Special to The Tlmee-ptupatch.)
ASHBVILLB, N. C. February 6.?
Hon. J. M. Moody died at his home in
WayncHVllto this afternoon at ? 1:45
o'clock. Th? riows of Major Moody'a
death came as a shock. He had been
111 for several weeks ln Washington be?
foro ho returned to Waynesvllle last
Saturday morning. Fart of his time he
?was In a Washington hospital, and when
It was scon how really scrJous his condi?
tion was it was suggested by his physi?
cian that ho go home and take a rest
from his congressional work. It was
thought also that the damp, cold weath?
er In the Capital was Injurious to him,
and that when ho returned to the high,
dry and healthy atmosphero to which
ho was accustomed that ho would re?
ILL FOR SOME TIME.
Major Moody was hero last Friday
night. He wus ln very bad physical con?
dition. Dr. J. Howell Way, his attend?
ing physician, In a 'phone message from
Waynesvlllo this afternoon, said that
Major Moody had been In bad health
for three years, although It was not
known to tho public. He had been criti?
cally HI for four days. The immediate
causo of his death was congestion of the
lungs. About $ o'clock this morning he
lost consciousness and did not regain It
up to tho time of his death.
Major Moody waa forty-four years old.
He leaves a wlfo and six children. The
funeral wlii occur Saturday morning at
11 o'clock. Rev. Pr. Abernathy, of the
Methodist Church of Waynesvllle, of
which Major Moody was a member, will
conduct the services. Tho Knights o?
Pythias and Royal Arcanum, of which,
the Congressman was a member, will
Congressman Moody was a man who
made friends verywhere, and had the
happy faculty of tying these friends to
him. Though an active Republican he
was always admired and liked by his
political opponents, many of whom were
numbered among his best friends.
TO ATTEND FUNERAL
(By Associated Press.)
?WASHINGTON, February 6.?Near the
Close of to-day's session of the House
Mr. Kluttz, ot North Carolina, announced
tho death of his colleague, Mr. Moody-,
which occurred to-day at "Waynesvllle,
N. C.| and offered appropriate resolu?
tions, which were adopted.
Tho following commltteo was ap?
pointed to attend the funeral; Messrs.
Kluttz, of North Carolina; Blackburn,
of North Carolioa; Claude Kitchen, of
North Carolina; Brownlow, of Tennes?
see; Tate, of Georgia; Finley, of SoutH
Carolina; Johoson, of South Carolina;
Lamb, of Virginia; Haugeo, of Wiscon?
sin; Henry, of Connecticut; KandoII. of
Texas; Clark, of Missouri; Pou, of North
Carolina, and Small, of North Carolina,
At 5:10, as a further mark of respect,
the House adjourned.
Mr. vl.Q. Catchett Will Represent th
State at the Exposition.
fSpccUl to The Tlmo-Dispatch.)
WILMINGTON, N. C, February 6.?
Mr. Jas. G. Catchett, one of AVllmlng
ton's most popular young men and for
several years one of tho head clerks lu
the orli co of Alexander Sprount _ Sons,
cotton exporters, has been appointed
chief clerk and assistant to Professor J.
A, Holmes, of Italelgh, who will be in
charge of the North Carolina exhibit
at tho World's Pair at St. Louts. Mr.
Catchett has already gone to St. Louis
and will bc there two years. He will be
a credit to the State.
The Wilmington District Missionary In?
stitute of the Methodist Kiscopal Church,
South, Is in session at Grace Church, this
city. It Is a conference of tho preachers
of tho district ae to tho best methods
of promoting the missionary interest ot
tho district Besides Presiding Elder R.
B. John and four resident pastors, thero
are in attendance the Revs. A- S. Barnes,
A. J. Groves, C. C. Brothers, J. AV. J,?ar
tlr., J. T. Draper, J. M. Marlowe. V. A.
Royall and Mr. J. N. Gibbons.
The suit of B. F. Penny vs. the W. C.
and C. Railroad Company, ln which dam?
ages to tho extent of $20,000 axe asked,
was non-suited In Superior Court here
yesterday afternoon. Counsel for tho de
feudant mado the motion to non-suit
under the HJndsdale act of 1S97, which
is In effect, upon tho ground that the
plaintiff had not made out a case. Judge
Peebles intimated that he felt Inclined to
dismiss, and the plaintiff took an appeal
to the Supremo Court.
Greensboro Insurance and Banking In?
stitutions in Annual Meeting.
(Specilli to The Timi??-ntiio_tch.)
GREENSBORO, N. C, Feb. 5.?The
policy-holders of tho 8ecurlty Life and
Annuity Company met ln annual session
at the company's home office ln this city
yesterday afternoon, when very satisfac?
tory reports of the business done during
1002 were made by the officers. The
Board of Directors were re-elected as
follows : *
J. ? ran Lladley, Lee H. Battle, E. Col
well, Jr., W. s; Thomson and J. Scott,
of Greensboro; John XV. Fries, J. VV.
and P. II. Hancs and \V, A. Blair, of
AA'Inston-Salem. The old officers were
re-elected by the directors as follows:
President, J. A'an Llndley; Vlce-Presl
dent, P. H. Hones; Actuary, R. E?. Fors?
ter; Secretary, G. A. Grlmsley; Treasurer,
Lee H. Battle; Medical Director, Dr.
J. T. J". Battle; Assistant Medical Di?
rector, Dr. E. R. Michaux; Legal Coun?
sel, King and Klmball.
Tho stockholders of the Southern Loan
and Trust Company, oao of Greensboro's
four banking Institutions, held their an?
nual mcetlag yesterday afternoon. This
concern has n capital of $100,000, surplus
of $50,000, to which fund A?as added $26,
000 by the meeting.
Mr. S. L. Trogdon, clerk of the United
States Courts at this place, has been ap?
pointed custodian of the government
building ln Greensboro, succeeding J. M.
Bale./, who resigned that position last
Professor J. XV. Woody, of Gull ford
College, left to-day for New York, from
which place he will sail on the 7th In?
stant for Palestino.
Child Labor Bills Are Consid?
ered at Raleigh.
PROVISIONS OF MEASURES
Agitation in Regard to the Liquor Ques?
tion Continues?Many Petitions Are
Offered?Bible No Longer to
Be Utrod for Taking Oaths.
(Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
RALEIGH, N. Ci, February B.-PromU
n ont cotton mill men appeared before tho
Joint legislativo commltteo on manufactur?
ing to opposo legislation against child
labor to-day. Speeches were mod? by
Moses A. Cone, of Greensboro; Dr. J. H.
McAden, Charlotte; A. A. Thompson, of
Ilalcigh, and D. Y. Cooper, of Henderson.
Thoy denied the necessity of legislation
euch 03 ls now pending, and said there is
no abuse of child labor. Mr. Cone knew a
number ot men who worked in milla when
they wero twelve years old and are now
useful citizens, superintendents of mills.
Thoy all especially urged that no legisla?
tion bo enacted until tho cotton mill In?
terests, aro heard fully. The committee
adjourned to next Wednesday afternoon,
when a big delegation ot mill men aro to
appear before tfcrc committee, ?
? Tho child labor bill now In tho hands
of the commltteo ls the measure Intro?
duced by Mr. Parker, of AVayne. It pro?
vides that no child under twelvo yoars
bo employed in a factory and nono under
fourteen after 1904, unless they can read
and write. Another measure of this char?
acter ls tho Durham bill Introduced to?
day, providing that no child under twelve
be employed during tho public school
term; and during 1902 no minor who can?
not read and write shall be employed) after
the Bchool term, unless they attended
school two -weeks; ln 1904 a minor who
cannot read and write most have been In
school four weeks before they can bo
hired In factories. Beginning with 1905 no
child shall be employed under fourteen,
unless they attended school seventy-flve
per cent, of the term.
IN THE HOUSE.
? There wns a lengthy debate, two hours
or longer, in tho House to-day on the bill
allowing the Taxaway Company to servo
to guests wines and liquors In their chain
of hotels in Transylvania an_ Jackson
counties. An amendment ay Mr. Graham
to submit tho question tr> a vote of the
peoplo was voted down and the bill passed,
The bill providing for e/vote on the dis?
pensary by the people of Tnrboro was
passed with an .amendment that a major?
ity of the votes cast ehall establish the
Otner notable bills passed were as fol?
To allow Elizabeth City to Issue bonds.
To prevent obstruction of waterways ln
iPetltlons for temperance legislation were
Introduced from Washington, New Han?
oi er, Hallfax, B_gecombe, Rutherford,
Randolph, Haywood, Stokes, Montgomery,
Wake, Dare, Duplln. Granvllle, Rocklng
ham, Stanley. Davidson, Bmuen.
Bills introduced were:
By Mr. Davidson: To appoint Commit?
tee on Expenditure for House employes;
to amend tho Code as to tho practice of
By Mr, Price: To compel children la
Rooklngham county to attend public
By Mr. Doughton: To allow Elkln to
By Mr. Goode: To exempt manufactur?
ing corporations from franchise tax.
By Mr. Offman: To.protect the travel?
ing publlo by requiring the employment
of competent railroad agents.
The Wilkos county prohibition bill was
made a special order for Friday noon.
IN THE SENATE.
In the Hfcnate the bill putting an end
to the uso of the Bible In administering
oaths passed its final reading. Much
time was devoted to the bill providing
that bodies of persons dying ln jails and
public hospitals be distributed among
medical schools for dissecting purposes,
and It was finally re-referred to the
Committee on Publlo Health The best
men in the Senato are divided on the
Among bills Introduced were:
By Mr, Lamb: To provide that search
be made for original papers on which
was written the Liberty Point Declara?
tion of Independence.
By Mr. White: For better regulating
fire insurance hnd Increase revenue to
By Mr, Durham: To Induce better at?
tendance of children at schools by pro?
viding that no child under twelve bo
employed In a mill during the publlo
By Mr. Vann: To confine certain fran?
chises and privileges to Suffolk and Car?
olina Railroad Company.
By Mr. Aaron (by request): To incor?
porate Goldsboro Hospital.
By Mr. London: To incorporate the
Southern Life Insurance Company.
Among the bills ratified were as fol?
To incorporate Caney River Railroad
Company; to Incorporate Chapel Hill
Trolley Car Company; to investigate tho
removal of convicts from Marlon; to in?
corporate Savings and Trust Company
of Washington) Joint r?solution on
freight discrimination; to incorporate
North Carolina Mutual Aid and Home
Protective Association ; to nrrtrnd tho
charter of .Tames WnlkiVr Memorial Hos?
pital; to amend tho charter of Grand
Lodge ot Masons? to Incorporata the
Bank of wnhltrtvlllo, to authorise ML
Olivo to lsfluo bonde, .
REWARD FOR UTLEV
The Governor Offers S400 for the
(Speelel to Th? Tlmnn-Dlipstcta,}
RALEttGH. Jf. C? Feb, 5,-_overnor
Ayeock to-day offered a roword of $400
for _>.* L. Utley, who escaped from Jail
at Fayettevllle Tuesday night, being un?
der twenty years' sentenco for killing
Clerk Hoi ling? worth ln Lafayette Hotel.
This, with *6?0 offered Jointly by com?
missioners and the sheriff of Cumber?
land, makes ?I.W) reword outstanding,
Tho High Point Electrio Power Com?
pany was chartered to-day with $S0,000>
capital. O. N. Richardson and W. S
Thomas are among the Incorporators.
The Stntesvllle Hotol Company was
also chartered: capital, $-5,000, J. W.
Gray, H. P. Holland and others being
Tho AVestern North Carolina Mining
nnd Developing Company, of Alloghany
county, received a charter; $25,000 au?
thorized capital. A. H. Tyree, N. R.
Williams and others aro Incorporators.
Tho company will develop copper and
The lilacs Lumber Company of Kins
ton increases its capital from $50,000 to
County Commissioners Are Opposed
to Proposed Annexation.
(SlMelnl to Tlie Tlmcs-Piipetch.)
DURHAM, N. C. February B.-As In
I dlcated in this correspondence In the
Tlmes-Dlspateh of yesterday, the county
| commissioners declined to endorse the
petitions of citizens of a portion of Wake
j and Chathaip counties asking to have
| their territory added to Durham county,
not that they wore not good people, add?
ing much to tho county revenues, but
because to take them in at this Juncture
and give them school facilities would no
| ceasltaao the cutting down of Durham's
school term from ten months to eight,
which tho commissioners wcro unwilling
? to do this year.
Orders were placed yesterday for the
furniture of tho auditorium or opera
Bisters of his Immediate family are left,
house in the new municipal building, In
which eleven hundred and ninety good
chairs were Included. Tlie furniture Is to
be all In by August the first, tho con?
tract being given to tho American School
Furnlturo Company, that concern being
the lowest of -three bidders.
Robert Duko, of the prominent livory
Arm of McCown & Duke, died last night
after a week's sickness with pneumonia,
at his home, in North Durham. Deceased
was a business partner of Mayor M. E.
?McCown, a member of the Elks, and ot
fire company No. I. These orders at?
tended his funeral at 3 o'clock to-day
In a body, the services being conducted
by Revs. C. J. Thompson, of tho First
Baptist Church, and E. R. Leyburn, of
the Presbyterian Church. A wife and
four children and several brothers and
sisters of his Immediate family are left.
Miss Christine Tingling, of London, lec?
tured on temperance last night in Trinity
Methodist Church to a good-sized au?
dience. She Is quite fluent and made a
good impression on her audience.
Granvlile County Court adjourned for
the term yesterday.
Mrs. George AV. AAratts and Mrs. L. A.
Carr left yesterday for a month's stay
at Palm Beach, Florida, Mr. AVatts. who
was in Atlanta, Joined tbera at Jackson?
ville this morning.
SHOOTS HIS WIFE
Arrested and Jailed at Staun?
ton?The Woman Will
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
STAUNTON, A'A., February B-John |
Massey, a gypsy horse-trader, was Jailed
hero to-night for shooting his wife, Kel
lorii Massey. Massey came to Staunton
to-night with a spring wagon, ln which I
he had his wife, who was lying on some I
ranis which had been placed In the wagon. '
Ho said he was looking for a doctor.
The woman was in a horrible condition,
having a bad wound under her right arm.
Tho ball had passed through the body and
out near the left hip. It was from a
large calibre gun. The woman was taken
to the King's Daughters' Hospital and her
husband was locked up. The woman will
very likely die before morning.
Massoy and his wife and four small
children were camping about two miles
from Staunton when the shooting oc?
curred, The children wero taken In
charge by tho authorities. The woman '
said her husband shot her, but when
llrst arrested Massey said she accidentally
shot herself, trying to pull the rifle out
of tho wagon. Afterwards it Is reported
that Massey said he shot her becauso lio
loved her so. He Is very nervous and al?
most demented. His homo Is near Salcm,
W. S. CONSTABLE ? CO. I
Successors to CONSTABLE BROS.,
903 EAST MAIN STREET.
|E claim not only a fit in making shirts to order, but we mako a shirt of artistic
lines and finish. We are, too, the only manufacturers in this region of coun
_ try carrying a complete line of Foreign and Domestio Shirting stock?made'
into shirts or sold by the yard.
Men's Furnishings?Complete Stock, New, Clean and Up-to-Date.
"We have a cutter who comes to ns from Boston. We guarantee Jbo give all that
can be required?Fit, Material and Workmanship. We are preparing to do the
greatest business we have ever done this spring. The balance of our winter stock?
Suiting's and Trousers?we shall continue to make very low, Prices, $35.00 Suits
NO HONOR AMONG
They Stole Money in Philadelphia Came
to Lynchburg and Told on One
(Special to The Tlmcn-XHnpiitch.)
LYNCHBURG, VA.. February 5.?The
old adago about honor among thieves
seems to havo been entirely exploded
by tho a'ctlone of two young men. wrho
wero arrested here this morning. They
are William H. Begley, Jr., and Ernest
B, Bayllss, who claim' that they are
from Philadelphia, Theso young men
were arrested hero this morning charged
with stealing from William C. Adams, of
Philadelphia, eight hundred dollars ln
money and eight hundred and eighty
six dollars In checks. The etory of tho
events leading up to their arrest Is most
Begley and Bayllss arrived in Lynch?
burg from the North yesterday after?
noon and registered at Hotel Carroll,
Begley signing himself "Henry Halley".
and Bayllss writing the name "Ben
Castle," tho placo of residence ot both
being given as Washington, D. C.
According *o Mr. H. H. Henkle, night
clerk of the Carroll, Bof-ley came dovr?
from his room at about a quarter to
12 o'clock last night and stated that he
was going out, but would bo back In a
few minutes. Ho did not, however, re?
turn. At a fow minutos before 2 o'clock
Bayllss came down and Informed the
clerk that when ho awoke ho found tho
door of the room open and his com?
panion gone, and that ho had takon
from him $385 In money,' which ho had
ln tho Inside pocket of his coat.
The police were notified and later on
Begley -was found ait the depot He
agreed to return tho money, hut this
did not satisfy Policeman Doherty, who
inelstcd on placing Begley under arrest.
Castle returned to the hotel and was
about to retire to bed, when Officers
Doherty and Tyree walked in and soon
had him ln jail with his associate. It
seems that Begley, on his arrival at
the courthouse, had given the authori?
ties Information which lea them to ar?
rest the other fellow,
Begley and Bayllss, when brought to?
gether, gavo a complete narrative of
their actions. They said that they had
boarded with William C, Adams, a real
estate agent, at forty-ttve hundred and
something, Baltimore Avenue, and that
they had stolen from him eight hun?
dred dollars in money and three checks,
one for eight hundred dollars, another
for twenty-threo dollars, and a -third for
twenty-four dollars. The ohecks, they
declared, they had sent batik. They left
Philadelphia on Tuosday night and
when arrested here thero was found
on them seven hundred and fifty dollars
In cash, and two checks, one for sixteen
dollars and twenty-five cents, and the
other for twenty-two dollars and sevon
?ty-flvo cents. Ono of thoso was drawn
by Rufus Kirk, secretary and treasurer
of the Schuylklll Valloy Clay Manufac?
THE JORDAN BILL
Middlesex Mass Meeting Adopts Reso?
lutions in Opposition.
' (Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
SANDY BOTTOM, VA., February 5.?
Tho citizens of lower Mlddlosex county
in mass meeting assembled at Snady
Bottom. Va., on January 81, 1003, to con?
sider tho "Jordan oyster bill," as of?
fered for passage ln the Legislature of
Virginia, unanimously adopted tho sub?
joined resolutions to he forwarded to
the Hon. William H. Lawsoa, our repro
sentatlve, and through him ?to bo pre?
sented to the Legislature:
Resolved 1, We sincerely petition the
Legislature of Virginia to refrain from
passing such a law lo relation to renting
out what he (Jordan) calls the depleted
parts of tho natural oyster rooks, as we
have seen set forth ln his bill.
2. We aro suro no set of men ' can
designate the many lumps of oysters at
tho bottoms of our rivers.
S. Wo are perfectly satisfied with the
present .survey as run by BaylorrftCjJ
bellevo that if tho law. ne it is, was
??rlotly, enforced and carried out, thoro
would be no noed of further legislation
on tho oyster question..
4. Wo believe such a law as we un?
derstand the Jordan bill recommends
would Involve both tongere and planters
In continued litigation and trouble.
5. Wo bellevo the poorer classes of our
citizens would bo the principal sufferers.
C. AVo are contented with our circum?
stances and appeal to our law-makera
to protect us.
BY OUR PETITIONERS.
The Teport wa3 unanimously adopted,
and on motion Mr. John Hardy was
nominated and olccted to represent our
people boforo tho committee who has
in charge the Jordan hill, with Bez, J.
Cornelius as alternate. And on motion,
it was directed that these proceedings
bo furnished Tho Times-Dispatch for
E. W, BRISTOW. Chairman.
L. C. CRTTTBNDEN, Secretary.
TO HANG TO-DAY
Arthur Wilton to Pay the Death Penalty
(Special to Tho Timed-Dispatch.)
DANVILLE. VA., February 6.?Arthur
Wilton, the murderor of Jake Lee, will
explato his crime upon the gallo?ws to?
morrow between tho hours ot ? and 11
A. AL According to ?lustom the friends
of the doomed man were allowed to call
upon him In his cell In the Jail to-day.
Talcing advantage of the opportunity
thus offored, many whose only excuse
was curiosity have visited the prison. Tt
Is estimated that at least Ilvo hundred
mon and women gazed upon the prisoner
between 1 and 2 o'clock this afternoon.
Jailer John J. Hall has done nothing
elee to-day but admit elght-seers and
keep careful watch of the flock under his
charge. Tne Jait gates have not boen
closed since early this morning. Th<*
prisoner is spending his last hours
calmly. He has conversed freely with his
friend- and tho colored ministers of the
city. Ho maintains his lnnocenoe of the
crime for which ho Is to surfer, and says
that he Is resigned to die.
Only once has he broken down, This
was to-day, when City Sergeant P. H.
Boisseau called upon him and asked It
there was anything ho could do to make
hla last moments on earth ploasant for
him. Wilton expressed a dealre for some
pickled oysters. Mr. Boisseau told him
that he would get them for him, and
turned to leave the coll. He hoard the
negro sob when he reached th door. Wil?
ton grasped the extonded hand of the
officer and ejaculated brokenly his appre?
ciation of the many kindnesses which the
sergeant had shown him since his in?
carceration. He said that in a short
while he would stand at the bar of Judg?
ment, and he Intended to tell God ,how
good Mr. Boisseau had been to him. Mr.
Boisseau also broke down and tho two
men wept together.
TWO MEN KILLED
The Dynamite They Were Thawing Out
(Spoelnl to The Tlmes-Dlapatch.)
BLUE RIDGE, VA., Fobruary B.-^At
the Grubb mino, near' hero this morn?
ing. Poter Wollford and Palmer Kclley
were Instantly killed and D. E. Payne
severely shocked by an explosion of dy?
nninlto, which they were thawing.
Dr. Henry R. Carter Appointed
Assistant Marine Hospital
(Special to Th? Hmcs-DispatcM '
NEWPORT NEWS, VA.. February W.
The email plant operated by the William
H. Davis Brewing Company, known M
Harbor Vew Brewery, on Sycamore Ave?
nue, near Baiter's Creek, was totally de?
stroyed by Are this morning at 8 o'clook.
Tho loss amounted to over $6,000, and tha
only lnsuranco was (700 on the building,
a frame atruoture covered with tin. This
Is tno second time within a year that the
plant has been destroyed by fire, and) It
ls probable that It will not be rebuilt,
this time. No one nfms to know how
tho fire started, and rl ls claimed that al}
the Are in tho building was extinguished
before the men left lost night. When
some ono living near tho place turned It;
tho alarm the East End Englno Company
turned out, but as there wero no firs
plugs In the vicinity of the brewery tha
Itremen could only watch It burn to th? .
ground, fanned by a high westerly wind.
In the County Court of Hampton to-day
suit for $5,000 damages for alleged breach
of promlso and betrayal was entered by
W, H. Beveridge, a Richmond attorney,, :
for Julia B. Barber, a negro woman of
Richmond!, against George F. Taylor, prin?
cipal of the Hampton Colored Public.
School. The case has caused something
of a sensation ln Hampton, as Taylor
was very highly regarded by both th?
white people and the negroes of tho placer'
An order has been filed to prevont Taylor.
from transferring: any of his property.
I Dr. Henry R. Carter, son of Mr. Hill
Carter, tho prominent Richmond attorney,,
has been appointed to ihev position of
assistant surgeon for the Marine Hospital s
Service, to succeed the late Dr. Joseph
Charles, who held the office from the timo
It was created until his death. Dr. 3. W.
Hobson. who filled tho office temporarily
alter the death of Dr. Charles, was not
a candidate for tho position, but there
were several other applicants, and the no?
tico that Dr. Carter has been appointed
was received hero with Interest?
The British steamship Oceano, bound.
for Qalveston with cargo, was towed into
Hampton Roads to-day by the steamer
Neama with a broken propeller shaft ?
tug took the vessel to the shipyard, where
?ho will undergo repairs,
Assailant of Mrs. Wilborn Taken ta
Lynchburg for Safe Keeping,
(Special to The Tlmes-DBipntcli.)
LTNCHBURG, VA., February . 5.-.
Sheriff Jordan, of Halifax county, ar*
rived here on the Lynchburg and bur?.,
ham train at noon to-day from Hous?
ton, bringing with him Alexander Spen?
cer, tho negro youth who on XMonday
morning murderously assaulted Mrs? Sal?
ilo Wilborn. who lives near Archie, Hail? ?<
fax county. The negro was arrested.
Monday night, and as Mrs. Wilborn 19
likely to die and feeling? was strong
against the prisoner, Judge Barksdale
ordered ,hle removal here. The prisdVer
wns not qnly handcuffed, but had a strong!
strap around his arms, and to this was
fastened a long rope, which was held b*f
tho sheriff to prevent his escape. '
Paid Fire Department,
(Sneciat to The Tlmea-DlspatchA
ROANOKD. VA., February iK-?MiiyoB
Cutchln to-day 'approved the ordinance
establishing a- paid Ore department,
adopted at a laite spedai meeting of the
Dixie Nerve and Bone
will cure rheumatism, strains, sprains, and all pains.
Best on earth for man and beast.
Don't waste time and money on worthless prepara
| tions but get a bottle of Dixie Nerve and Bone Liniment.
PRICE, 25c FOR A LARGE BOTTLE.
15c for a trial size.
I OWENS _ MINOR DRUG COMPANY
Opposite PostOffice, Richmond, Va.
!..Cough No flore..
| Dr. David's Celebrated Congh Syrup
of Pure Pine Tar, Horehound, Wild Cherry, &c.
This is the favorite remedy of yoxir grandmother. It
is pleasant, perfectly harmless and particularly effective?
LARGE BOTTLE 25c^ EVERYWHERE/
Sample bottle FREE to g'rown people only this week at
OWENS & MINOR DRUG CO.
Opposite Post=Office, Richmond, Va.