Come ln and
You will look your bost aftor wo got through
with you, Wo will put the Suit up iu good
stylo?gdnran too all thoro is in it: cloth, work
mauship, style! l'ricos,
W. S. CONSTABLE& CO.,
903 IH. Main Street.
LOSS BY FIRE IS
Col. Murphy May Secure the
Property?In Any Event lt
Wlll Be Rebullt.
Ton thousand dollars wlll in all prob
,ablllty covor tho Iohs occnsioned by. tho
flro ln tho Mllhlsor bulldlng, next door to
Murphy's Hotel, early Bunday mornlng,
and this loss ls covercd by insurance.
Tho origin of tho flro ls a mystory, but
tho firemen think it started ln tho bath
rcom, ln tho roar of Grundo's barber
, sliop, on tho flrst floor of _ho bulldlng,
?No ono connocted wlth the barber shop
can account for tho presence of flro ln
that pluco, excopt such as mlght havo
been' left thero when tho shop was closed
tho'nlght beforo, in a smouldering way,
to koop tho wator ln tho buth-room wurm,
lt may have arlsen frotn tho stump of a
clgar or clgurettu tSirowii aslde by somo
? patron of tho shop.
. The bulldlng Itaolf was completely
_clcuned out, and ,11 wns by flno werk on
tlio part of tho department thut tho flames
did not epr-ttd to tho hotel and other
? lncldental to the alarm and whilo flght
.dng the flames thero w.erc sevoral casuul
ties, in which firemen and a pollccman
, ACCIDENTS INCIDENTAL TO FIBE.
i Drlver Lomuel Bullock, of ,onglno No.
'$, wus thrown from hia scat at Flfth and
Jackson Streets as hls horses wero golng
at a terrlllc rato of spoed. He was badly
hurt, hls collurbono being broken, hls
back spralned, and wlth many other cutB
nnd brulses In various parts of hls body.
I-le was 'carried to hls home on Fourth
Street, whero ho is recclvlng the best of
? Drlver G. W.. Bawsell, ot No. O's truck,
was palnf ully hurt In stopplng hls runaway
horses. The team becamo frightened at
tho pufllng of englne No. 7 and ran down
to the Capltol Square and ln toward tho
? monument., He suffercd nothlng serious
and Is able *to be out.
Mr. Percy,Philllps, of truck No. 1, was
Wocked into a lot of burnlng clnders by
u hlg stream of water, but escaped wlth
'slight burns and brulses.
Tho rescuo of Mrs. Hector Puryear, who
llved on the third lloor. of the bulldlng,
wus thrilling. She came through smoko
'and flames to the front window wlth a
bundlo of clothlng and hor pet dog, and
Uvas carriod down a ladder by Ladderman
_y.llltk.en. of truck No, 1, and Captuln Por
t?jt. The indlvldual loss to Mr. and Mrs.
Jhrycar was conBlderable, amountlng to
slveral hundred dollars.
INSURANCE AND LOSS. '
JTho bulldlng was insured for $7,000 and
Vffered a loss of about half that amount.
IGrande's barber lihop wus Insured for
f.000, whlch about covers tho loss.
iTho Hegal Shoo Company's loss cannot
?jot be fully nscertalned, but It Is believed
14have been from $2,500 to J3,_00, coverod.
? . ,be Trado Drug Company suffered a
, lOS? of about $1,500, mostly by water.i which
fcclonel Murphy, of Murphy's Hotel,
ttll make an effort to secure the property
rfjoin the Mllhlser estate to add to hls
[i|tel possesslons. In any event, the placo
nll be rebullt In a short while.
Virginia press association
. The Next Annual Meeting Will Probably
Be Held at Hot Springs.
Tho Executivo Committee of the Vlr
cinla Press Assoclatlon met at Murphy's
Hotel yesterday. Present: C. E. Thacker,
? of tho Nowport News Press; C. D. Denlt.
of, tho Salem Times-Register; A. P.
Rowe, of tho Fredericksburg Free Lance;
ii __. R. Chesterman, of tho Nows Leador,
and W.. S.. Copeland, of The Tlmes-Dls?
patch,." presldent, and J. S. Hart, of the
'Farmvllle Herald, secretary.
?'. The'meetlng was called specially to flx
tho tlmo and placo for tho next annual
? moetlng. No doflnlto concluslon was
reached, but lf satlsfactory arrango
1 ments can bo mado, tho moetlng wlll
probably be held at Hot Springs on
?< July 28th.
The assoclatlon has nddod many now
members durlrjg tho presont fiscal year.
and nearly every paper ln tho Stato Is
now represented. It ls ln all respocts
in a most flourlshlng condltion, and the
next meotlng promlses to be tho largest
nnd most Intorestlng ever hold.
BOVCOTTED THE "CO-EDS*
Younger Men at Richmond College Joln
The.co-eds," aa tho young ladles who
aro students at Richmond Collego are
seem to bo glving tho younger
s among tho boys a great deal
,of trrtiblo. According to roports from
,thp cillege, tlio young men have formed
? nn ojfeani-ation, whlch is known by the
Inltlnf lettors A. F, o? tho "Antl-Foml
, nlnoplub." Should any of tho mombers
Bliov nny nttontlon to tho "co-ods," such
as ? walk with thom, send thom flowers,
;or ret nsslstnnco from thom on tholr
clnios, ho slmll bo liablo to flno and
poi/lbly susponslon. Tlio girls aro bointr
7 Property Transfers.
tlchmond: Granlto Bulldlng Company
\\3, R, Ynrbrough, 23 feet on north slde
firlng Streot, 00 feet from Belvldero.
.frances Herbst /md Nnnnlo V. Oon
V to Mury H., wlfo of Willlam H.
.ordnn, 21 Ui feot on north sldo Clay
itroot, 89 1-4 foot east of Frlst, $1,250.
| Planters National Bank to \v. H.
/Vdums, 103 foet on Rundolph Stroet,
(' iprthoast corner Danco, $1J?5.
Allio Swessey to Graca ..'Bsj'ums, houso
lold furniture And 'effects* on socond
?lloor of No. 128 West Broad Streot, ro
? 'serving llon for 1850, $50.
j 8. Wolnborg to D. GeUman, stock ot
? [goods and show caso at No, 103 Elgh
toenth Stroet, $75.
| Boll j, Woodward's trusteo to J. B.
I Barker, 112 feet on north sldo Hanover
f'Ureet, 38 7-12 foet west of Rowland,.
'. uhjoct to doed of trust for $1,183, .1,600.
n.enrlco: Myrtlo and Georgo 1<7, Ander
', feo,., Jr? to W. q\ CulUngworth, 28 7-13
' fyAt on wost sldo Twonty-eighth Streot,
>?-". feet north of S, $125.
tr, > Cllnton Cochran to. J, Heny 0."
throeder, 744 aores at L. ic'o, $5,000. i ..
--Iwift Piotrlch - U Mary B. Kolloy..
371-2 foot on east slde Twehty-flfth
Stroot, 75 1-2 foet south of B, $1,100,
Thomas A. Qcbhardt, to Willlam B.
Wost Company, lot 35, block B, section
2, Hlghland Springs, $00,
G. C. Jackson, spoclal 'commlssloner,
to Georgo W. and Ida C. Watklns, 10
acros nelir Fair Oaks Station, $80.
Several Meetings Now Belng Held ln
Rovlval sarvlcos aro bolng hold in sov?
eral of tho Baptlst churches of tho clty
wlth groat succoss. Tho meotlng at Pino
Street has Just closod. Thoro woro sljcty
one convorslons. Tho Rov. S. J. Porter,
who has been dolng tho prcachlng, goos
now to Balnbrldge-Streot, Manchester.
Tho Rev. I, S. Boyles Is bolng asslsted
ln n serles of meetings at Randolph-Streot
by tho Rov. W. S. Leake, of Fulton. Tho
Rev. T. Claggott Sklnner, of Baltlmore,
Js asslstlng tho Rov. M Ashby Jones. at^
Lolgh-Street Tho Rov. Blr, Coleman, of
Wushlngton, D. C, is wlth tho Rov. C.
P. Stealey at Broadus-Mcmorlal.
At tho meetlng of tho Buptlst mlnlstors
yesterday mornlng, the Rev. Dr. John
Gordon, of Phlladelphla, road an Inter?
estlng paper on "Baptism and Early
The Old Domlnlon Board,
Tho regular meotlng of the Board of
Munagors of tho Old Domlnlon Hospital
wlll be held at tho resldence of Mrs.
Sol Bloomborg, 1107 East Broad, to-day
at 4:30 P. M. All membors are urged
0000000000000000 O00O 00000"
| barton Jfeights. ?
The Ladles' Ald Soclety ot the Over?
brook Presbyterlan Church wlll meet
thla evening at the home of Mrs, J. W.
Atklns on Mlllor Avenuo at 4:30.
Mr. Hunter Ware has returned from
Mr. L. H. Jeter, who has been vlsltlng
his daughter, Mrs. M. J. Hoover, of
Alexandrla, La., has returned home.
Mr. Turner, of Albomarlo county, ls
vislting friends in Brookland Park.
Mlss Grace Klng ls quite slck at her
homo on Brook Road.
Miss Ellzabeth Christian, who has been
quite slck, is able to bo out agaln.
The C. M. A. Club will meet Wednes?
day at 4 P. M. at the resldence of Mr,
Mrs. H. O. Wrlght, who has been very
slck at her'tiome in Brookland, ls able
to bo out.
Mtss Inez Goodwin, of Hlnton, W. Va.,
ls vlsltlng at .the home of. Mrs.- C. P,
Miss Mary Smith, of Brookland Park,
ls quite slck,
Mlss Hunter, of Portsmouth, ls vlslt?
lng near tho Semlnary.
Mrs. Newman, who has been quite
slck, ls able to be out,.
Mlss Lona Kelly, of Brook Road, ls
vlsltlng In Newport News.
Archer Trent Is quite slck at hls home
near Illghlund Park.
Mr. J. JE. McMurran, who has been
vlsltlng Mrs: Kellogg near the Semlnary,
has returned to Newport News,
Alrs, Hlggason Is qulto slck at her
homo ln Brookland Park.
Mlss Molllo Duval, who has been vlslt?
lng her slster, Mlss Grace Duval, ot
Chesterfleld. who has boen quite slck,
has roturned home.
Mr. W. H. Bennett, who has been vls?
iting hls wlfe, of Brookland Park, has
left for Kontucky.
Mrs. Robort Scott, of Miller Avenue, left
Saturday lo vlslt relatives ln Goochland
Mr. D. L. Graham, of North Avenue,
left Sunday for Now York on business.
At a recont meetlng of the Barton
Heights Town Councll a representatlve
of the lmproved had grenado powder
flro extlnguisher fully explalned the
porfect worklng of the machlne and
they became satlsfled wlth tho theory
advnnced, and purchased a number of tho
oxtlngulshers, nnd ordered tho Town
Sorgeant to dlstrlbute them to the fol?
lowlng houses, where, ln event of a flro,
any residont ln the nelghborhood would
havo a rlght to have uso of thom. They
woro placed at Mr. A. B. Benson's. cor?
ner Luck AVenue nnd Roberts Street:
Town Sorgeant B. F. Colllns, No. 0 Vlr?
glnla Avenue; F. B. Carpenter, corner
Lamb Avonuo and Homo Stroot; W. K.
Bacho, corner Lamb Avenue nnd Dovo
Street; H. Harlan, No. 202 Barton Ave?
nue; F. O. Roblnson, No. 25 Barton
Avenue; T. XV. Gardner, Lamb Avenuo
and Korston Streot. and tho drug storo
corner North Avenue and Roborts
It would vo woll for the resldonts of
the Heights to obtaln a copy of theso
locntlons and put them in tho proper
plnco, so ns to bo enablcd to locate the
nenrost posslblo houso contalnlng the ox
For Her Children Than She Had.
Thoy wlll do It becauso they don't
thlnk carofully, but parents who glvo
coffeo to chlldren roup tholr own punlsh
mont In tlio puny, slckly looklng little
Many und mnny a chlld hns been
started ou tho road to dlsoaso that ondod
In doath hy bolng Improporly red nnd
glven coffeo, whlch Is n rnnk poison to
many a hlghly orgunlzod human bolng,
A lady of Atluntu, Ga., suys: "My
mothor wus a slavo to the .whims of lifir
chlldron and lot us out nnd drlnk any?
thlng wo called for, partlculurly sho gn>. u
us coffeo nnd lots of It.
" grow up dolicato, norvous, half sick
and mlsorablo, When I wu,. nbout grown
I bogan hiivlng sorlous spolls wlth my
honrt, and my condltion becumo so bad
my frlonds dooldorl I could not llvo long.
At a consiiltutlon of physlclans one uf
tho doctors protposed thut I dlscontlnuo
coffeo. Thls wns yoars ugn, boforo Postum
was dlscovered, I qult tho coffeo, und ln
a year or two my heart wns porfectly
"So>. oral yenrs lator whon I hnd a homo
of my own I Imnglned thut the stlmulnnt
of enffoo mlght beneflt mo, so I startod
ln on It, nnd in a fow duys the old
symptoms o?. hoart troublo returned. I
qult It nnd took up Postum Food Coffeo
for my mornlng beiverngo, and tho henrt
troublo dlsnpponrod. I n'nd Postum aids
my digestion, nnd hns holpod lo bulld up
my whole systom.
"I now uso (t threo tlmos a dny nnd
glve lt. to my children wlth the know?
ledgo thnt lt Is a powerful, dellcious
lluuld fijod Instond of _ pernlclous
poison," .N.rno given by Postum Com
rwny, Battle Creek, Mlch \
Body tackles the Corporation
GOES BY TILL THURSDAY
Revonuo Blll Oomes Up To-Day and a
Great Flght lt Expected?House
Holrls Short Sesslons and
Passes Local Bllls.
The Leglslature oponed up tho week
by putting ln a hard day's work.
The Senate sesslon lasled for sovoral
hours, and was dcvotcd oxcluslvoly to a
further dlscusslon of the corporation
measuro, It flnally went over, after sev?
eral amendrnents had boen offered, and
wob made a spoclal and co'illnulng ordur
for 10:15 o'clock on Thursday. The gerenul
rovenuo blll wlll come up noxt, und
thoro ls a dlsposltlon to hold threo ses?
slons a day untll lt ls dlsposed of, as
Sonator Wlckham desli*es to get rld of
lt by April 1st.
Thero wus qulto a flght by several
Senators to get the corporation blll ro
commlttcd, but it fallod and wlll be dls?
posed ot thls week.
The House met at noon, .and Its ses?
slon was vory brlef. Tho resignatlon of
Hon. B. Q. Southall as a member of tho
House trom Amella and Nottoway was
recolved and accepted. The blll offered
by Mr. Churchrnan to imposo a llcenso
tax of 100 upon pllots was roported from
the Flnanco Commlttee, and that offered
by Mr. Toney/to requlro streot rallway
companies to vestlbulc thelr cars from
Is'ovember lo May was glven. Its second
readlng. Several local bllls woro offored
and tho House declded to meet at noon
during tho romalnder of tho week.
Tho Senato spent tho entlro day ln the
further consldoratlon of tho blll providlng
for the carrying Into effoct of the pro-,
vlslon of the new ConBtltutlon wlth ref?
orenco to tho Corporation Commlsslon.
Tho body met at 10 o'clock. ln order to
glve full tlme for dlscusslng thls lmport?
ant measure. The questlon of tho nierger
of rallroad llnes In the State was the
prlnclpal one up. nnd there were several
amendmenta offered, but none wero acted
upon, and the blll wont ovor untll Thurs?
day morning nt 10:15 o'clock,
THE MERGEIt CLAUSE.
Tho chlef flght centored around that
provlslon of Chapter II whlch pormlts
railroads to consolldate or morgo under
tho general laws of Virginla. Tho artlclo
under dlscusslon is found In sectlon - of
Chapter II, paragraph (o). The provl?
slon Is as follows:
"Tho corporation shall have tho powor
to consoltdnto or morgo its works, prop?
erty and franchlsos wlth that of any
other rallroud company Incorporuted ln
or out of thls State. or ln thls Stote and
another State, as provlded ln Chapter V
of thla uct, nnd to purchase or leaso tho
works, property and franchlse. or any
part thereof, of any other such corpo?
ratlons, and to sell or leaso Its works,
property and frunchlses, or any part
thoreof, to any other such corporation
charlored and orguiiized under tho laws
of thla State." ,. .
Thls' sweeplng power ls modlfled, how?
ever by tho provlsions In Chapter V,
whlch nppoar in sectlon 40 of thnt chap?
ter. whlch sectlon provldes thnt "nny
corporation orgnnlaed or to bo organlzed
under any law or laws of thls Stnto may
morgo or consollduta Into n slnglo cor?
poration wlth any other corporation or
ganl.ed for tho purposo for cnrrylng tho
samo or a Blmllar buslness undor tho
laws of thla or any othor of tho United
Statos, whieh nald consolldated corpora?
tion shnll thoroby becomo a corporation
of thls State nnd subjoct to Its laws and
tn tho Jurlsdlctlon of Its cpurts. ? * *"
Chapter V goes on to provldo how such
merger sliull bo mndo,
WANTED PltOMPT ACTION.
Tho flght ln favor of tho niergor pro?
vlslon, as It Btood, was led by Mr. Mo?
llwalno and Mr. Wlekluun, both of whom
contended that tho objectlonablo features
In thls sectlon of Chapter II woro ulreudy
ln actual effoct undor tho corporation law
as aclmlnlstored In Virginia to-day. lt
was stated ln detuito that for tho past
ton yenrs no charter had boen Issued
wlthout ombodylng substtintlally tho
snmo provlsions us Hioho comphilnod of.
Mossrs, Whltohead, Cogblll nnd Chap?
man conducted u vory aggreualvo flght for
"I do not know that thero Is anythlng
tnaterlally wrong wlth thu act, but I
do wlsh tlmo to examlno Jt elosely," sald
Mr, Cogblll. "I havo nnt had tho chanco
to look into it as oritlcally us some oth?
ers, for 1 only saw tho blll on Saturday."
Mr. Mcllwalno said he dld not wlsh to
eut any nne off from tlmo to conBlder tho
act- all that lio wruitocl wns for Senators
to co-oporeto wlth hlm in parfectlug aud
having tlio me.-isuro pnssod tltls week.
HANDS AH13 TIED.
"As |t is now," said tho I'otoraburg
Senator, "tlie hands of thu Corporation
Commlsslon nro tied. Nothlng whntso
evor can ho rlono, whllo corporatlons are
Unocklng at tho door and asking admls?
slon, I rogard thls us a good blll. 'lho
more l study Jt the moro I llko lt."
Mr, Mnnn stated that ho had n moBt
lmportant churtur affootlng tho Jntorests
of hls people and It could not bo secured
untll thls blll wus passod, He ndvocatod
passlng tho blll, iiilowlng tho commlsslon
to go to work und am.o**,ains lt latoc on,
but thls proposltlon met wlth llitle or
"Do you proposo to do ovll and oorreel
It lator on?" asked ft Senator. .
"Not a blt," said Mr, Mann. "1 cati
seo no harm that would como by pur
sulng thla courso."
Mr. Whltehead declared that he thought
tho rnarger olaus'o itl this aet contrary to
the Fedoral .l~t~l--. He wnrncd tho
Senato of tho importanco of thls aet, nnd
told tho membors of tho body thut e.i
tiiln fenturc- of tho monsuro woro golng
to bo mndo very Important lssues In tho
noxt prosldentiul cftmpalgn. Vlowlng tho
mnttor from overy standpolnt, ho wns
convlncod that tho publlc Intorests coit d
be bottor stibsorvcd by procoodlng slowly
than by hurrylng through tho passngo of
an net that mlght work rulnous rosults
to tho pooplo ot tho Htnto by pormlttlng
rnllrond companies nnd other corporntlons
to consolidato Upon the vory, sllghtoBt
Mr. Whltehead contonded that thls aet
wont much furthor than tho provlsion of
the Now Jorsoy aet In charterlng tho
notoriotis Northern Soourltles Company.
NO CHANGE OF POMCY.
Mr, Whltehend contonded that thls aet
Mr. Whllohond and others wero fightlng
ngnlnst a prlnclple cstiibllshcd ln thls
State ton yenrs ngo fnr evory rnllrond
charter passed during thnt tlmo nllowed
thls very thlng condemnod now to bo
Mr. Whltehend offered an nmendmont
to prevent such mergors ns ho opposed.
Ho would nccomplish thls by nddlng after
llno 51 on pngo 21 theso words:
"To purchnso or lenso tho works,
property nnd franchlses of nny pnrt
thereof ot any rnllrond compuny In
corporated undor tho lands ot thla
State, or nnother State. or ln thls
Stato and anothor Btat. and to s.ll or '
lenso' Its workB, proporty and frnn
chlscs or any part theroor to nny othor
such corporation chnrtorcd nnd.. or
ganlzed undor tho laws of thls Stato:
"Provlded, however, thnt nothlng In
thls aet shnll apply to pnrallol or
compctlng llnes of rnllrond corpora?
tions. and provlded, further that noth?
lng In thls aet shnll nffect or bo con
Strued to invalldato nny of the pro?
visions of any charter now ln force
whlch has beon heretofore granted to
any rallroad corporation by nn net
of tho Goneral Assembly of thls
Mr. Keozoll wlthdrew hls motlon to ro
commlt nnd the blll wns flxod us the spo?
clal order for Thursday nt 10:15 o'clock.
MR. COOBILL'S AMENDMENT.
Tho followlng is Mr. Cogblll's amend?
ment to prevent a company operated hy
ono motive power from acqulrtng tho
propertles of a pnrnllel line, operated by
another motlvo power:
"Provlded, however, thnt In no ovont ?
shall a rnllrond compnny havo authori?
ty to consolldnto or merger wlth or
purchase or leaso tho works, property
or franchlses or nny part thoreof, of ?
any parallol or competlng llno or llno
between tho samo terminal points,
Teaoher?Your answer ls wrong. Georgo Smlth wlll answer the question.
Where is ho?
whother such llnos bo operated by tho
samo or different motlve power."
Tho Senato adjourned to meet at 10
o'clock to-day, whon tho Kovenue blll
wlll come up as the spoclal order.
The Houso was called to order at noon
by Speaker Ryan, and prayer was offered
by Rev. Russoil Cecll, of the Presbyterian
. Tho Srieaker lald beforo tho House tho
resignatlon of llon. R. G. Southall na u
momber of tho Houso from Amolla und
Nottoway, and It was accoptod wlth ro
luctance. The resignatlon took effoct yos?
terday. In a few days tho Speaker wlll
lssuo a wrlt orderlng nn oloctlon to fill
Tho followlng bllls were offored and re?
By Mr, Charles T, Bland: Companlon
bllla doslgned to amend tho charter of
the clty of Portsmouth.
By Mr. Early: To amend the lnw In
relatlon to worklng and keeplng In re?
pair tho county ro.-uls of Madlson opunty.
Among tho bllls reported from commlt?
tees, was ono by Mr, Churchmnn. re?
ported from tho Finnnco, flxing a Ueonse
tax of $60 upon pllots.
Mr. Tonoy offered a resolution, whlch
was unnnlmously adopted. oxpresslng tho
rogret of tho House at tho rotlremont of
Hon. R, G. Southall as a member of tlio
body. The Houso. nt 1 P. M? adjourned
to meet at noon to-dny nnd each day at
that hour for tho prosent weok,
HOUSE BILLS PASSEU.
To amond nn act appi'Qved Mnrch 110,
1002, to nuthorlzo tlio Board of Supervis?
ors of Smyth county to lssuo bonds nnd
borrow monoy for tho bulldlng iiiul ro
palrlng of tho roads ln saltl county, nnd
to dlrect und to nuthorlzo tho Judgo of
tho county court to ordor nn oloctlon to
iiHcortiiln tho sonso of tho qimllflecl votors
of sukl county on thn questlon.
To nulliorlzo the Hoard of Suporvlsors
of Prlneess Anno cminty to upproprlato
tl sum of monoy ln nl.l ln tho oroctlnn of
Ft monumont nt I'rli.coss Anno courthouso
to tho niemory nf tho Confodornto sol.llors
from snld county.
SENATE IllLL PASSED,
To nuthorlzo tho Itourrl of Suporvlsors
nf tho county of l.nucnstor to acqulro by
purclinso or cniideiniiiitlon for puhllo pur?
poses n lot of land, not exceotllng two
ricros, ndjolnlng tho lot on whlch thu
.niirt-houso now stands,
THE ELECTION OF DR.
LE CATO'S SUCCESSOR.
Judgo Wllllam Hndgos Mann, from tho
.ommltteo fnr Courts of Justlco, ut tho
?oqtiost of tho LliiUtoiiniit-Clnvornor, hns
iropared u report, ln whlch lio states
hut tho Biiccessor of the lato Sonntor
_oCnto should ho ohoson from Accoinno
ind Northampton countles, whlch con
itltuto tho dlstrlct for Dr. LoCao's un
.xplred torm. Undor tho reappolntuient
ict of April 'i, 1902, Prlnceas Anne county
A'Jts tuhle.l to tho thlrty-savonlh g.-in
orlal tilstrlct. ln Judgo Mujiu's opinion
:ho prJncoHS Ai.no peoplo hnvo not tlio
'ight ta voto for a succosaor to Dr. Lo
2ato for tho umixplred torm.
Tho wrlt for an electlon for n qucoe.sor
.o Dr, LoCatC wllf bo Issued t'or Mo// &
Becauso i t(
Our progressive methods have won forus a most enviable reputation as a
wido awake, up-to-dato store* "Wo are making new frienda every day.
because wo aro accommodating and our prices aro lower than elsewhere,
Largest Stock, .
and Lowest Prices.
$3.75 to $30.00.
Come and seo them, Wo save
Becauso we imported our own
mattings, we are able to give you
For Less Money
Than Other Stores.
Pire King Gas Ranges.
Wickless Oil Stoves.
1900 Washing Machines
Iron Beds, Chlna Closets, Chiffoniers, National Felt Mattresses, Victorine Springs
4th and Broad Sts. ROTHERT & CO. 4th and Broad Sts.
RELIABLE CREP1T Q1VERS. _ .
for an economlcal drive of Pumps, Blowers,
Hoists, Printing Presses, Machine Tools, etc.
Washington Office: 1417 New York Avenue. Offlces and Works, AMPERE, N. J.
For the Bride.
A Jeworly store ls tho natural
placo to Boek gl-ts ot lastlng- valuel
There aro many thlngs hero thut
nro beautlful, useful, and that
will hold thelr worth almost lnde
Numl-erl-BS articles In jewelry,
etc., tlint wlll glvo much pleasure
to tho .brlde!
731 Main Street.
MONEY TO LOAN
$10 and upwards loanod on Pianos
ind hnuHohold furniture, on the
bulldlng and loan ussoclatlon plan,
whlch inalios thu cost much less
than you pay olsowhero, and allow
you to pay it off in monthly pay?
ments, runnlng from ono to twelve
months, Get others' rutes, thon
Tldewater Loan and Trust Co.
Sulte 33-34, Thlrd Floor,
Merchants' National Bank Uulldtng,
1108 must Maln Streot,
l)o Vom Know
tliat the life of a Shirt or Collar
depends upon the way It Is handled.
the way It Is waahed and Ironed?
You wlll Insure the Hfe of your
Llnen by senrilno lt to us.
THE LEXINGTON LAUNDRY.
No. 311 North Twenty-flfth Street.
ANNUAL STATEMENT FOn TJin FISOAL YHAIt ENDINO THH SIST DAY OF DECEM?
BER,. 1002, OF THE ACTUAL CONDITMN OF THB TRUDBNTIAL INSURANCE COM-.
P.VN1" OF AMERIOA, OROANIZED UNDER TIIH LAWS OF THB STATE OF NEW,.
JDRSEY, MADE TO TIIH AUDITOR OF PUBMO. ACCOUNTS FOR THE COMMONW EAl.TIl,
OF VinOINIA, PURSUANT TO THH LAWS OF VIRGINIA. .?.^. '
Nnmu of tho couipnny In full?THE PRUDHNTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMBRICA;
Locatlon of homo or prlnclpal offlco of snld compnny?701 TO: 700 BROAD STREET, M.WAUK, j
N. J.j Chnrnoter of tlio hualness trnninctod l.y thn compnny?LIFE INSURANCE; PreHl.lo.it,
JOHN F. DRYDEN; Secretary, EDWARD OftAY; Orgimlzed l?.(l li.corporatod. 1873; Commenced
biiHliioss. .870; Niimo pf tho goneral ngont ln Vlrglntu, BLAOKFORD & WILMER; Residonco,
Amount of capttnl stock.-...,.,***??. $2,000,000 00
Numbor of pollclos nnd tho nmount of Insurnnco olfeotod thereby ln__''??'? _&?
foreo nt on.l of provlouB year p.il.t for only. 4,.00,082 $003,830,040 00
Number of pollclea Issued during tlio yenr and tho amount of lnsur- _??.-!
nnco offected thereby pnld for only.1,.10,410 - 272,237,102 00
Totnl pnld for only.'.,. 6,077,302 $000,073,234 00
Numbor of poltcles nnd tho nmount of lnaurnuco uflitch hnve ceiwod ._...?,.- ?
to bo in forco during tho yenr pnld for only.,.1,070,201 104,045,305 00
Whole numbor of pollcieg In force nnd tho nmount of llablltea or rlakB__
theroou ut eud of yenr pnld for only.4,007,101 $S02,027,830 00
Tho Industrlal Hcnltb Insuranco nnd weekly nnnultlea In force were.... 127 $ 011 00
Amount of promlums recolrcd. |31,020,240 OH
Amount of nnnultlea recoWod.,,,...,..,,,.,....,..,...,,.. 100,408 42
Amount of lntercat recelvod.,..,.,. 1,048,20-182
Amount of rents rccelred.,.,. 644,148 82
Connldnrntlon for suriplcmontnry contn.ctn not Involvlng llfo con- ,
tlngoncien. 88,275 00
Premlum notos, lonnR or Hens restored by rovlvnl of pollcleB. 11,8.10 43
I'rotlt on snlo or maturlty of ledger nssots....,. 121,500 34
Consclenco fund.,. 8 00
Amount of Iosses pnld.,. 13,000,710 17
Amount nf miitiir.il ondowmonts pnld. 20,080 00
Ainun.it pnld nnnulllcH. 211,827 04
Amount pnld fnr surrender vnhios. 722,022 70
Amount of illvldcnds piil.l to potlcyhnldors.,.,,,,.,. 015,00,'t 82
Amount of dlvldnnilH pnld tn stooktiol.lors. 200.000 00
Amount pnld for expenses (Includlng tuxes, J030.700.75). 13,125,070 20
Amouut nf nll oth.-r dlshursamoiits, vlu.l Louseu on snlo or maturlty
of ledgor usaeta. 44,858 40
Bonds, innrlrot vnluo. *20,> ?2I,!?ii 15
Stneka, mnrket vnluo..... 4,200,400 00
Real eatato, [nouinberod, $300,222.17; unencumbored, $11,603,300.34
mnrket' vnluo. . ll,sai,588 M
Loana secured l.y llrst mnrtsngo on renl eatnto. 10,000,053 27
Cnsh ln bnnk, trust compnnies nnd compnnys' offlco.,. 4,01ll,oim <u
LonnR on conipniiy's pollclos, i.BSlgnod ns collutornl.,-,,,.,.,.., 8S7.2JJ JO
Premlum notes, otc. . ""'5.' 5:!
Iiiuins socured hy pledgn nf stocka nnd bonda.,,,,.,,.,,.,,..,.., a,7RU,7nn no
Interest duo nnd nccrued.,. s5,l'2*ls 35
RentH due nnd nccrue.l. ?_ -.VS'SUs ?S
Uncollcctcd an.l doferred promlums. 1,B1J,7U5 uu
Cnrrled out ut markot valuo?Totnl. $00,215,330 W
Amount of Iosbps unpald (unndjustod, $235,283.21; realated, $20,601.04) $ 255,884 28
Amount duo fnr Instullmonts,,....,,.,...... SS.OSS 41
Amount of llul.lllty Includlng $3,213,380 apoclnl roaervo nu pollclos,
etc. ln forco 81 st Deeombur, 11)02, nn bnala of -H4 |ier cent.
Amerlcan oxporlenco mortnllty tnt.lo pollclea lasued prlor tn ,lnn
unry 1, lflOl, nnd Ibe An-erlenn oxpnrlunco tnbln of mortnllty
Wlth 3 por cent. Interest on ordlnary pollclos Issued sulisoquont to i.
Deconihor 81. '1000. Tl.o A.ncrlcun experlence tnbln nf mor
tnlity wlth 3W per cent. Interest on unnultlue lasued siibscnueut ,_????,
to llecmhei; 81, 1000.V.sn'iii'nn 4a'S&''tm ??
Premlums puld ln uilvniico. *,.,',,,,,!,
Medlcal feea, bonusos, ucoiiliits, etc, due. etc. Ai,',,, I,
Anpnlutnil nnd unpald dlvldon.lH to pol|cyholdors. "?4',1,. V?
Unearned Interest on pollcy loiinu,.__!____? 678 83185
Total. $40,210,038 54
BUBINEBB IN VIBOrNIA DURITNG 1008.
CPnl.l-l'or Buslueis Only.) Ordlnary Pollclos.
_ No, Amount.
Numbor nnd nmount ot pollclet! ln force Decoinher 31, 1001. I8S $528,112 00
Niiinljur und uiuuunt of pollclea Issuod during tho yenr HHW.,.,.107 300,453 00
Total ,. ?.?.-.'" '',sri
Duduct u'uuiber nnd nmount whlch buvo censed to bo In forco during 1002. 27
Total number nnd uuiount of pellcles In forco at end of your 1002. 338
Amount nf losseB nnd ejali.w on pollclea unpald December'31, 1001;....i _
Amoiiiit of loaaea und cluluis uu pollclea lucurrcl durlug tho yeur 1003._3
Totnl.',.*._3 4,083 03
Aiiiniint of loaaea und cl.ilnia on pollclea puld during tbo yenr 1002.*.*?.??? -', . ? -1.003 03
Amin.nt of iisaessinentB, prcmlums. due* und feos colleeted or securod tn Vlrglntu
iliirln. the yeur 11102 ln euah nnd notes or credlti, wlthout uny deductloa for losseti,
Ulvldcnda, comnilsalims or othor cxpons-S. $37,803 OC
(Blened 1 HDOAR W. WORD, Seo. VJce-Prcsldent.
((S|g_e.:J _EDWARD QUAY, feocretary.
Stato of New *?^tyr^?ffiti&, beforo QEO. XV, KIRKPATUIOK. Notary Fublfr, j
BLACKFORD & WILMER,
General Agents for Virgfpia,
No. 303 Ea.t Main Street, Richmond, Virginia,
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