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Kappahannock Vallcy Poople
Buying in Frodericksburg.
GOOD ROADS MOVEMENT
Business Men's Association Decides to
Send to Charlolte, N. C, for, Infor
mntion in Regard to tl'-o Good
Roads qf Mecklenburg Co,
(Speclal to The Tlmoa-Dl.?patch.)
PREDERICKSBURG, VA., Aprll 22.
Tbe local rlver steamers, tho Tourlst, of
the People's Llne, and tho Cnrollno, of
the Weems Llne, aro bringlng regularly
10 thls clty large shopplng pnrtlea of la
Cl? j -?? 1 business men. who nre nddlng
V:-;e':. . tho volumo of trnde hero. Tho
Ji'iTbi i'.id rrelght rates nre reosonnble,
11 .: <r,6 schcdules are run to sult tlio peo
\<1" un nf both sldes of tho Rnppnhnnnock
ii'.\...f. Thls trndo has many tlmes dou
bled wlthln tho past three months, and
'.s stlll on the Incrense. Tho peoplo of
'.he Bappnhnnnock Vallcy aay that they
cin buy goods cheaper here nnd moro con
venlentjy than In any other clty ln orout
3T tho Stnto.
One of the largest meetlngs of the Bus?
iness Men's Association In the hlstory of
'.he body was held hero lnst nlght. Cap
ftlln M. B. Bowe, who nt tho lnst meet
? Ing tetidered his resignntlon ns presldent,
wns Induced to reconsldcr thnt nctlon nn<1
to conllntie to Ferve as the oxecutlvo hend
Df the body. Captaln Bowe und Mr, Hen?
ry W'nrden wero nppointed a commlttee
tn vlslt Charlotte. X. C, Inspoct tlio llno
roads of that sectlon, nnd secure Infor
niiition as to the plans for in.iklng nnd
kteplng In order the hlghways there, nnd
tnnko a report to tho nssoclntlon nnd to
n meetlng of cltlzens of Spotsylvanla
Rcsolutlon? wero unnnlmously ndopted
ondorslng Hon. A. T. Embrey for jndge
of tho Corporatlon Court, to succce'd Judge
Wallnce, rcslgncd, nnd nn otllci.-il copy
oT the resolutlnna wns ordered to bo for
ivorded to Sonator Wallaco nnd Dolcgato
Biscoo, of the Leglslnture. A commlttee
wns nppointed to prepare rcsolutlons ex
pi'eti'slng nppreclittlon -..: Judgo Wallace
for hls pnst servlces as Judgo and as n
tltlzcn. Xpw mt.ii".'?:-.h were cbctod nnd
many other matters of genern. Intercst
n-ere dlscussed nt length, and thc asso?
clatlon ndjourned nt n Into. hon-.
Rev. G. W. Hunt, of Accomnc county,
?ias nccepted n call to a clrcult of church
js ln Culpeper county, locnted one each
et Stevonsburg, Brandy, Elgnum and
The Ensthnm nnd Bywaters Hunt Club,
of Culpeper county, has kllled flfty-flve
foxer thls senson,,the largest nmnber
ever captured In ono aeason ln thla sec
:ion wlth one p.-ick of hounda. In making
llds record many cxcltlng fox chases wt
Mr. James P. Wager, of Culpeper coun?
ty. hns issued cards for the marrlage of
?hls daughter, Miss Hnttlo Wager, to Mr.
W:lllam G. Llttle. the ceremony to tnke
.Mace at the Methodlst Church nt. Brandy
?n Wednesday, Aprll 29th, at 5 o'clock P.
Rev. S. B. Dolly, a supcrannuated mln
Ister of the Bnltlmore Conference of tbe
Mithodlst Eplscopal Church, South, and
Mrs. Dolly havo moved to thls clty to rc
Miss Harris, tho hend nurso at the Mary
Washlngton Hospltal In thla clty, Is very
'11 wlth perltonitls.
Marriages of Interest at DeWitt in Din
(Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlapatch.)
DBWITT, VA., Aprll 22.?Dr. W. H.
Clppln, a young and popular physlclan
of thls placo, wlll leave the 1st of May
!or Roanoko to prncllce medlcine ln that
Owlng to the recent ralr.a tbe grouml Is
to wet In thls nelghborhood that nearly
lll the saw-mlllH hnve been closed down
about lialf of tlft^ tlmo- alnco the lsl of
March. on acoburit of not belng able to
get logs out of the woods and the farfri-.
ers are very inucli behind in thelr work.
Mr. nnd Mrs. James W, Bolsseau, near
thls place, have announced the marrlage
of thelr daughter, Miss M. Evolyn Bols?
seau, to Mr, Ti. Elnwood Bnldwln, of
jrarmvlllb, Va.. on the 12th of Mny,
Mr .lolm Fraaler nnd Miss Iluttie Pow
oll will be marrled Tueadayi May 2Sth,
at Good Sliepherd Church.
Large Attenclance of Promlnent Men at
the Exercises to Bo Held.
(Spoclal to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatoh.)
NEWPORT NEWS, VA., April 22.?The
Hampton Normal und Agrlcultura] Instl
tuti; haa Isaued liivltiillons to tho thlrty
fifth ignntversary exercises of tha insiltu
tlon, whlch wlll bo held in tli? jrymnu
eluin on Wednesduy, April 'J'jth, at 2
o'clock. As usual there wlll ho a. large
ctlendanco of promlnent men, among
whom wlll be Dth. I.yman Alihott and
llamllton Mahlo, of thu Outlook; ltlclmrd
SVaLson Gilder, of the Ccntury; Or. AN
li'-rt Shaw, or ihe Uevletv of Rerlevve;
Miss Thoio.i.-:. presldent of Bryn Mtajvr
College. und Profensor Jlnlloy, of Comell
Unlverslty. It also ls expevled that a
lorgc numher of the edueators who take
part In the Southern Educatlon Confer?
ence at Richmond wlll remiiln over for
the exercises at Hampton.
An Interestlng feaiuro In connection
wlth tl.e exercises will be the openlng
next Tuesday of tho Collis P. lluullngton
Jdeinorlal Elhrnry. Tlie addreaH nf the
occaalon will he made by Hooker T.
?\\'Halilngtnii. of Tuskegoe Institute, who
also will Jpoak at tl.e pxorclseg tho next
NECK-OF-LAND FARM SOLD
Large Land Deal Consummated at Wll
(Speclal to The Tlmea-Plspatch,,)
WILEIAMSHUhU, VA., April 2Z.-A
large land deal ?? consumtnatcd hero
to-d?.y, when Mr. ('. J). Chapman, of this
clty. purchosed Neck-of-Land farin for
t30,U.0. The farin contains 1.900 acres, and
belongud to 11. 8. ljarchhc-lm. ? ?:" 1'hlht
delphla. The rtact ls udjacent to James,
town lalarid, and ls ... flne one. Mr.
Chaprnan wlll dlvlde it up Into small
t.acU and sell to Western mon.
Hon. John Goode spent yeslerdey und
luat nlght here, taking deposltlons ln the
caso of tho Bowden estate agaliul the
United Butea government Tlie h( i ..:
Mr. Rovden, who waa a Congreasman
Jrom this dlatrlct, nro tr>Ing to rocover
UO.OftO for damagi-a to the\ property here
durlng th* Clvll War. Mrtliowii.-n was
H Unlon iran, and durlng^ho war ru
imained, U. Wwshicjitoft. 'i\ J>rppart?
was locatod tn thla clty nnd county. Mr.
Goode left for RTchmond thl* morning.
Tlie Clty Councll wlll meet to-morrow
nlght pursuant to a call of Mayor Mer
Tho Btudenta of Wllllam nnd Mary Col?
lego lnst nlght colebrnted tho vlctory of
thoir bnse-bnll toam ovor Rlchmond Col?
lege by flrliig cnnnon. They were sur
prlsed thls morning to aee tho game hnd
beon nwarded to Rlchmond.
Exorclses Contlnued In Flrst Baptls*
Church of Alexandria.
(8peclal to The Times-Dlspatoh.)
AEEXANDBIA, VA., Aprll 22?Speclal
e^rcleea thla evenlng wero held ln ob
rsrvanco of tho exact centennnry of tho
Flrst Bnptlat Church., As wa9 the case
tho preccdlng evcnlnga slnce the cele
brntlon comrnenced. the church wna
crowded to tho walla. Tho contennlnl
rcrnion wns prenched by Bev. Dr. W. C.
Blttlng, of New York. whoso early Ilfe
wns Rpont In Alexandria whilo hla father
was pnstor of tho BapUst Church. Tho
nddrer-s wns dollverod by Rev. C. V,
WInblglef, of Washlngton. A contennlnl
hymn, wrltten for tho bccnslon by
Thomns A. Brondus, wns sung by tho
congregntlon, and a contennlnl poom wns
rend by Deacon Adnm Martln. J. R.
Mnnsflold rend a hlatory of the church.
nnd others. whose nnmes wero on tbe
programme, were Bev. C. T. Herndon.
Invocntlon; Bev. Theron Outwnter, rcnd
Itig of Scrlpturo, nnd Rev, Dr. E. W.
Wlnfrey, prnyor. Speclal muslc wns ren
TANNERY AT CREVVE
Business Men's Assoclatlon Is Consid
ering the Matter.
(Speclnl tn TIip Tlmes-Dlspntcli.)
CREWE. VA.. Aprll 22.?Tho Bttsl
ncss Men's Asaoclntlon met In Young
Men's Chrlstlnn Assoclatlon Hnll Tues
day nlght. There was n full nttendnnco
and much Interest manlfested. Tho
matter of startlng up n tannery wns dls
cusscd In full nnd rcsulted In nrrange
ments belng ninde for estnbllshlng ono
In thc nenr future.
It wns nlso reported as n fnct thnt Mr.
Johif 13. Bowser. of Bny Clty, Mlch.,
would nrrlve In Crewo tlila week, nnd
stnrt up a locnl pnper.
Mr. Charles Bell. of Fulgnll. Ont, hns
ncceptcd a posltlon ns nssislnnt secretary
of the Young Men's Chrlstlnn Assocla?
tlon here, and Is expected thls week.
The followlng delegates from tho Crewo
Young Men's Chrlstlnn Assoclntlon wlll
leave Tuesday, the 28th, to nttend tlie
Internntlonnl Rallroad Young Men's
Chrlstlnn Assoclntlon Conference, to be
held nt Topekn, Knn., Aprll SOth to
November 3d: C. C. Wllllams, J. W.
Wheary, W. J. Sowers, C. J. Anflrews,
T. O. Webster, E. W. Payne. G. V. Hobl
nette and wlfo, 13. N. Wntorhouno nnd
A delogatlon. hendod by Mr. B. N.
Wnterhouse, vlslted Lnmbert's Polnt
lately to arrango fdr eslnhllshlng a Rall?
road Young Men's Chrlstlan Association
at that place.
Confederate Monument to Bo Erected
on the Courthouse Square.
(Speclnl to Tlio TinieK-DlBpntch.)
TAZEWEEL, VA., Aprll 22?At a
meetlng of Browne-IIarmnn Camp, No.
726, XJ. C. V., tho followlng ofneers wero
elected: H. C. Alderson, commaiider; J.
P. Whltninn, flrst lleutonant-comniander;
Thomns Peery, second llcutonnnt-com
mander; C. A. Fudge, thlrd lloutennnt
commander; J. M. Hogo, fourth lleuten
ant-commander; James O'Keoffe, ndju
tant; Charles Scott. quartermaster; A.
St. Clalr, commlssnry; J. R Glldersleeve,
aurgeon; A. J. Tynos, chnplaln; J. H.
Whltlcy. trensurer: C. W. Bowllng, ser
gennt-mnjor; H. G. Peery, olbcer of tho
day, Georgo. W. Bnndy,- color sergeant;
P. II. Wllllams, vldette; W. T. Walker,
flrst color guard; R. T. Bowen, second
A meetlng wns called for tho flrst day
of Mny court, wlth a vlew of bulldlng a
monument to tlie prlvalo soldlors, to ho
placed ln tho Courlhouso Squnrn. H.
Bowen. W. L. Grnh.-im, H. R. Henry. S.
C. Grnhnm and J. S. Moss, Executlve
Commlttee. Delegates to New Orleans,
J. R. Glldersleovo and R T. Hlggin
Flve Months In Jall.
(Speclal to Tlia TlmoB-nispntcli.)
L.EESBURG, VA.. Aprll 22.?Elgo WU
aon, a despernlo negro who attempted to
klll Mr. Gasqu'et dl Zerega on llio nlght
of February 28th, was trled for tho mnr
deroua nsnult nnd aentenced to flve
months ln tlie county Jall. Tho negro
sh.it at Mr. dl Zerega threo tlmcs In front
of Mr. dl Zorcgn's storo at close rnnge,
but falled every tlmo to hlt hlm, but was
twico wountled hlmself by tho lut
tor's flrlng ln self-defense. The trlal had
to bo postponed tintil tho negro rocovered
from'tlie wounds received.
FOR SELLING BEER
OUTSIDE OF C!TY
Test Caso at Danville May
Prevent Dealors in "Dry"
Towns Selling Stocks.
(Siicclnl to The limej.Plapntch,)
riANVlLl.i:, VA., April 22.-A warrant
was sworn out to-day, charglng Mr. M.
I. Hossborg, or tlio Hossberg Uuitiing
Company, through Mr, John Glbsun, hls
agent, wlth eellliig boer wlthout a llcenso.
Mr. Hessboi'B'n establlsluneiit waa
clused 011 tha nlght ot April Jlth, two
.lays after the local optlon electlon, nt
whlch tlmo the clty waa votcd "dry" nnd
nt the sam.i timo that all the bars and
establUhmenUi for tho salu of jlquora
dlBootitlnued buslness, the two ilayu hav.
Ing boen granli-il thom iu whlch to closo
out thelr stocks.
lt ls eluirged that Mr. Heasberg haa
sobi bi-er ouuide th? clty. u he la con
Vjeted, lt wlll prevent anyoiio frorn dla.
po.slug of hls stocli when a town votca
dry. Tho matter waH calle.l in tho May
or's Court to-day, nt whlch tlmo Judgo
Beiiyiiiun t'irceu. counsel for Mr. lless
borg, aske^l for a contlnuance 011 tho
gioiuid that Mr. llessberg l? out of the
clty. Tho coiitliiiiaiue was gianted, The
case wlll bo c.Jleil agaln "n Erlday, at
whlch tlmo lt ls cxpovleo that fjr, UiBa
berg will liavo returned.
Mr..'. i' Noeii, :i promlnent warehouse
man and Mr. llugli liarvle, a promlnent
tobacco buyer, had B dispute over a bld
alleged to have been mn.lo by Mr. Iinrvle
on a plio of tobacco, and it ilght ensued.
Krlenda Intervtnod und tho conibatuiits
t,l*ii>?onc&llulournffli-r. Will coua. to ,-nur otflro
Witb ljrl.|>?ntM *lieu >OU WJIil Ui.?ill?UCU, ui do
tl.e ni.iti la-io. Mi I'llAJKiH f,.i u?-i,f tmuldne.
hUUTHON B'JAIU' 4 ISIATIUNKIIY I'U ,
V:.>.i., )sij, tuvii, lUdf, Iwaln-81*Ualo, i....!...!.., \.
Another Bankruptcy Case Fol?
lows Two Petitions Tuesday.
THE LUCKENBACH LOST
Mlssing Oil Steamer Was an Oll Burner
ns Well ns an Oil Carrler, and Has
Probably Been Blown Up
While at Sea.
(Speclal to The Ttmes-Dlppatch.)
NORFOLK, VA, April 22.-Credltors
reprcsentlng flfteen thouBand dollars'
worth of clalma havo filed a petitlon to
nlght for involuntary bankruptcy agalnst
D. X/ifflor. a merchant. who endorsed
tho notes dlscounted by Adolph Mlchael
sohn, who went Into bankruptcy for
$75,000 hero yesterday. Laffler ls o mer?
chant, and ho haa endorsed about $80,000
of tho accommodatlon paper floated by
MlchaelBohn. Theso fallurcs have caused
a great scnsatlon hero, but they do not
Involvo tho buslness communlty to any
extont. Judgo Waddlll Issued ordcrs for
a strlngont lnvostigatlon Into the bank
rupt estates of B. Mlller and Adolph
Mlchaelsohn. Fraud is suspcotod.
Tho bankruptcy cases of Miller and
Mlchaelsohn, whlch wero filed yesterday,
wero stlll tho tnlk of tho strcots to-day.
Tho credltors of Mlller aro chletly ln tho
Northern cltles, nnd oxoito llttlo interest
hero. Ho was reputed to he a rich..mer
chant, good for nll the dobts ho mlght
crcnto durlng the courso of hls buslness.
Mlchaelsohn was not known ns a capl
tallst, but somo of tho baalts hold hls
paper wlth personal endorsers. Tho en
dorsers are1 not known <ns capltnllsts,
and consequently lt Is a mystery whero
tho notes he made, of whlch thero ls a
lorig llst, nmountlng to $75,000, wero dls?
The stoamshlp S. V. Euckenbach ls
probnblv lost. Captaln H. II. .Wllllnm
snn, agent of tho Euckenbnch Company
in this clty, belleves that tho mlssing
steamer wlll never be seen ngaln, and
that she was blown to atoms by her ex
ploslvo cargo of oil. Tho S. V. Eucken
hnch lised oll ns fuel instoad of coal.
In addltlon to this sho was under con?
tract to carry crudo oll cargocs from thn
nll fields of Texas to tho reflnerles of tho
North. This Is consldered so dangerous
that lt Is practlcnlly tmposslblo to secure
insuranco. It Is not thought the mlss?
ing vessel carricd any Insurance, whlch.
ln ovent of her founderlng, will menn n
great pncunlary loss to the. company.
Her value.was $200,000. Captaln Thomp?
son nnd twenty-ono men in nll probabll
Ity nro lost. Stenmshlp mon, ln spenklng
of what would be tho restilt of tlie sudden
exploslon of 1,250,000 gallons of oll wlth
whlch the steamer wns loaded, say that
thero would not bo ns much ns a epar
left to tell a tale of the dlsaster.
A meeting of the truckers of the West?
ern Branch was held yesterday aftor?
noon at Orango JIall, Churchland, Nor?
folk county. A number of truckers from
Nnnscmond county woro present. A com?
mlttee was appolntod to report on truck
transportatlon to Northern cltles John
T.Orinin, ls chalrman of tho commlttee
Thero Is an Intlmatlon that a now trnns
portntlon line may bo startod for truck?
ers, because they aro dlssatlsfled wlth
the prevalllng rntes.
Governor Montnguo is considerlng the
questlon, "Wlll "Watters, enndemned for
murdcr, he hanged?" C. M. C. Doran, the
attorney who wns nppolntod by the
court for tho defanse of tho negro, Snm
Wnttors. hns returned from Richmond.
whero ho saw Governor Montaguo and
make a plea for commutatlon of son
tence. Sam Watters ls convlcted and
oondemned for tho murder of Chnrles R.
Hunter, nlias J. T. Allen, In a negro dlve
Confederate Veterans of Staunton Are
Back of the Movement.
(Speclal to The Times-Dispatch.)
STAUNTON, VA.. April 22.?Tho rcgu?
lar meeting of Stonewal! Jackson Camp
of Confederate A'eterans was lnrgely at
teudod last ovenlng. The matter of ?he
erectlon of a monument lo the Confed
ornto dead of Angusta county ln front of
the rourthouso In Staunton was dlscussod
at somo longth. A resolutlon was passed
to havo an nct pnssed ln tho Eoglslaturo
ompoworing tho Board of SupervlsoiH of
Angusta county to npproprlate the funds
r.ecessary for the erectlon of tho monu
A commlttee was Instmoted to inqulro
Into tho cost of purchnslng a stcol en
gravlng <>t the Into Presldent Jefferson
Davis. The engravlng la wnnted to hnng
upon the walls of tlio camp roorn.
Georgo Blaino. colored, who 1s chnrgcd
wlth nttetnpt of inurder In Phllndclpbia,
nnd who hns been In Jall hero for somo
dnvs awaltlng the nrrivnl of tho Philadel?
phia authorltles. wns tnken to Philadel?
phia thls morning to atiuid trlal.
LEE IN STAUNTON
Missouri's Lleut.-Governor Is SlgVitsee
Irig ln Virginia.
(Kpm-IuI to Tho Tlrooa.niapatcbO
STAUNTON, VA.. April 22,-Tlie report
from r!t. Ixiula that Elr-utcnnnt-Governor
Loe, wIioho prescncn la deslred by tlio
ivnind Jury Investlgutlng the legislatlvo
brll.ery ojiargea in Misaourl, waa in thla
clty, rtached hero to-day. Aii nxamlna
tlon of tho reglster of the Inadi.ig hotul
shOWfl thnt John F. l.eu und two liidlos
were thern lnst Saturday and remalned
iintll Monday iioon. when they went to
Cllfton ForgO nnd then? took the AVeat
bound train fur Clnclnnatl. Whlle horo
Mr, Leo and hla coinpaiilona spont thelr
tlmo Blghtaeelng. Mr. ke? is denorlbed aa
n llno lo'oklnK man. about llftv-llve years
old, 11? had a sandy moiiKtaclio and
plciisaiit manner, nnd aald hu wivs a St.
Smallpox at Bealeton.
(RikvIiiI t'i Tbe Tlmui-niHpBlch,)
BIOALETON. VA.. Aprll 22 -Notlcea aro
postefl tn Bealeton warnlng tho publlo
against sitnallpox. Soveral porsons have
recently been tnken 111 wlth a djseaae
?diat \n now to tlie local physlclans, and
whlch they now dlagonlzo us n mlld form
of Binnllpox. Dr. Robert 13. Eee, a drug
glst of thti placo la lylng very slck wlth
thls niuliuly at tho prosont tlmo. Soveral
nr.- nlck, but, ua yet, no cases hnve prored
futal. Conslderable oxcltoment exlsta ln
tho eiirouiidltig country,
Next Meetingln Norfolk,
(Speclal to Tho Titnc.s-Dlspatch.)
rtOAXOKK, VA.. Aprll 22-Tho Orand
Ixxlge of llio Royul Arcanum adjourncd
thla nfti.rnoon after liistnllatlon of omcora
iiiul the uaunl rc-.solutlciiia to meet next
Oyster Boat Probably Lost.
nn- ??? ..-i-.t,..! I'rimn.l
NBWPORT NE7WS, VA., Aprll 22.?Tho
oyster schooner Nellla \\ llllng, Captaln
1 Wenry wuilftuu*. ta bc-Uevwi to have gon?
f If wlnter teft
yoti "all r?n down,"
Kvind up with
That wlll "set you goiog>'
Flve Ralkino for 25 conta.
Charln E. Hlres Co..
down wlth all on bbard durlng the storm
thnt raged along the coast ten days ago.
Two weeka ago tho ftchooner sailed from
Hampton for New York wlth a cnrgo
of shell-fish. No word hns been ro
celved of hor whereabotits by her Hamp?
ton owncrs, nor has tlio vessel been
slghted by anyof tho coast vflssGlS snll
Itig hotween Hnimpton and Now Tork.
The vessel haa beon glven up for lost.
FROM HIS FOCKET
Greensboro Mans Loses $1,
761 and a Tlcketto Denver
on a Traln IMearRoanoke.
(Speclal to The Tltnes-Dlspatoh.)
ROANOKE, VA., April 22.?Among the
passengers on the Roanoko and Southern
traln from tho South last nlght was a
young man hamed E. J. Konnedy, from
Greensboro, N. C, who was on route
to Denver, Col. Ho had sold out hls bus?
lness ln Qreonsboro, nn.l when ho got on
tho traln at WInston, yesterday, ho hnd
$1,761 tn a largo pooketbook, ln hls hlp
pockeL When he reached Roanoko and
nllrhted from tho traln, he felt a llght
noss In hls pocket and roachlng back, to
hls surprise, found tho pocketbook gono.
IIo went back on tlio traln and mado a
thoroiigh soarch wlthout success. Ho ro
ported hls loss to tho conductor, and as
hls last cent of money waa gone, ho
looked around for a frlend. Ho found
ono In Dr. .J. T. Strlcklniiil, who advancod
hlm somo money and ho went to a board
lug-house. Ho wns seen this morning
but hls appearnnce showed that ho had
passed a sleopless nlght. He ls a young
man of twenty-three yenrs, wlth llght
auburn halr. Ho says ho was ln tho
mercanllle buslness wlth his father in
Greensboro. N. C, and sold out to go to
Denver, whero ho was golng \nU* buslness
wlth a Mr. Jno. Hitchcoclc. Ii? was mucli
troubled about tho loss of tiV monoy and
said ho hated to let hls ffcther know of
hls loss. His tlcket to Dwiver was in the
wallet and that, too, went.
At a meeting of tho Board of Dlrectors
of tho Natlonal Exchango Bank, held to
day, for the purposo of conslderlrig tlto
Incroaso of tho capltal stock of tho bank
from $100,000 to $150,000 or $200,050, the
wlsdom of tho Increase was favored by
the unanlomus volco of tho dlrectors,
havlng been prevlously approved by the
Comptroller of tho Currency nt Wash?
ington, but a copy of tlio revehue law
passed a few days ago by tho Logislature
was lald beforo tho meeting and aftor
roading It carcfully and obtalnlng tlie
oplnlon of one of tho leadlng lawyere of
tho clty, lt was doemed best to delay
the matter on account of tho require
ment of this law touchtng tho tnxatlon of
banking instltutlons. The mattor of sub
mtttlng it to tho stockholders was finaily
dolayed until the matter could be furth?
IN CAPE CHARLES
Post-Lenten German. Danced
at Arlington Hotel, Was a
Most Enjoyable Affair.
(Speclal to Tho Times-DIspatnh.)
CAPE CHARLES, VA., April 22.?The
Clty Councll, at a meeting held ln the
oflico of Mayor Stovenson yesterday, de?
cided to increnso the retall llquor llcenso
for this clty from $75 to $175 per year.
It ls not yot known what tho effect wlll
bo on tho saloon men, but lt is surmlsed
that several of them wlll go out of bus?
lness; la fact, ono dealer has nlready an
nounced hls lntentlon to close out, but
hls actlon Is not to bo wholly attrlbuted
to the actlon of tho Councll, us he ls said
to havo mado up hls mind to qult as soon
as tho Mann blll becamo a law.
Tho post-Lenten german danced at tho
Arlington Hotel to-nlght was tho crown
Ing event of the soclal seaaon here. About
twenty-tlve couplea woro on tho lloor. und
tho danclng commonced at 9 o'clock and
contlnued untll an early hour, with nn
Interinlsslon at 12 o'clock for refresli
ments. Manager Sturgla had prepared a
nieriu Ilt for Itlngs, and tho guesta ahowed
thelr appreclallon In no unmlstakable
Mr. E. C. Jarvls, of thla county, recontly
mato. of the steamer Accomno, of tho Vlr
gisia Oyster Navy, has been appolntoQ
captaln of that vossol, vlco Captaln J. IL
Captaln J. B. Asliby, formerly of the
New York. Philadelphia nnd Norfolk
Rnllway steamer New York, hns been ap
polnted niatn of tho Accomac, to succocd
Whlle eomlng Into the harbor n fow
days ngo, bargo No. 4, of the New York,
Philadelphia and Norfolk Rallway Com
puny'a tlcet, becamo unmanageablo and
rnn Into the elovatod rallway whlch con
necta tlin .1, li. Jones Compariy'a oystor
pncklng houso wlth tho mnlnlnnd, nnd
demollshed a largo portlon of the atruc
ture. Tho damago hns not yet been re
pulrod, and employea of tlie faclory havo
to tako to thelr boats golng to and eom?
lng from work.
The flKhlng season wlll open In a fr*w
weok.s now, and soon tho throo blg Btenm
ors of thu Atlantlo Flsherlcs Company wlll
be plylng tho wators of the Cheanpooko,
"aecklng whom thoy may davour," 1. e?
of the llimy and acaly trlbo.
J, A. Brislow Crltlcally III.
(Snpclul to '.?'bo Tlmia-nisi"'?'h ^ ? ?
STABMONT. VA.. Aprll W,?Hon, J. A.
BrlHtow, member of tho late Constltu
tlonal Convention, Is hopelessly 111 at
hla home, Pleasant Vlaw.
To osiiol tho
flft polsona t h ti, b
*? liavo acouimi
VJ; lated ln tho sys
tem durlng thu
vlnter y o ti
ought to tako
tho Billors. 10
ls tho bost
sprl ng tonlc
and b l o o d
}ho publlc. lt
Uowt-1 und Kld?
Try '/' ?'"l svo
Beautlful Ceremony at Chrlst
Church ln Martinsvllle.
MYRTLE FROA1 WINDSOR
The Brlde Carrled Among Her Rosos a
Sprig Scnt Her by Her Grand*
mother In England?Many Out
of-Town Guests Present
(Hl'ticlnl to Tlio Tlmcs-Dlspatcb.)
MAJvTINSVlELE, VA., Aprll 22.?Chrlat
Protestant EplBcopnJ Church waa tlio
eoono at 9 o'clock thla, morning ot a.
largely-attendod and unusually pretty
weddlng, whon Miss Mary Ellon Anaon
bocarne tho brlde of MLr. Thomaa Grau
vlllo Burcb. Tho brldo Is the aocond
daughter of Rov, Alfrcd W. Anaon, rcc
tor of Chrlst Church, and 'ono of tho
most populnr young laxlles In Mnrtlnavlllo
fwclety, whlle Mr. Burch ls a loadlng
nnd lnfluontlnl young bualnoaa mnn of
tliis placo and prealdent of tho Bunlno-ia
Men's Asaociation. To tho atlrring
stralna of Mendelsaohti's weddlng march
rendcred by Mlsa Annetto Fullcr. tho
brldal pnrty ontered tlio nacrod odlllco,
Miss Aiison loanlng on the nrm of her
brother, Mr. Wllllam F. Anson, of Mc
Comn-s, W. Va.
Tho brldo wns gowned ln whlto or
gandle elabornlcly trlmmcd wlth tnechlln
laco nnd whlto satln rlbbon worn ovor
whlto taffcta, and cnrrlod n showor ot
brlde's roscs, hor vcll belng cnught by a
sunburst of dlnmonds and poarls, tlio
glft of the groom. Tho inald of honor,
Miss Graco E. Anson, aistor of tho brlde,
woro whlto organdlo wlth whlto rlbbons,
and carrlod plnk carnatlons. Tho brhlca
truikis wore whlto organdlo wlth groon
ribbons nnd carrled pink carnatlons.
They wero Mlsses Florsi Whittlo. Mary
Groene, Snllie l'onn, Mary Lavlndor,
Mary Burch and Mary Wllllams. Tlio
groomHmen woro Messrs. J. C. Grottr,
Blchard Semplo, T. H. Travla, W. H.
lJairaton. John Smith und II. D. Vlck
ers. Tho ushers wero Messrs. J. H.
Spcncer, R. Whlto Blnlr, John W. Cnrtor,
J. P. Eowis, A. S. Grnvely nnd Pannlll
Bucker, Judgo 8. G. Whlttlo nnd Dr.
Charles P. Smith.
Tho brldal pnrty wns mct nt the nlt-ir
by tho groom wlth hls best man, Mr. J.
\V. Jamoreon, of Eyiichburg, and tho lm
presBlvo marrlage ceremony of tho F.pls
copal Church was porfonued by the fath
or of tho brldo. After tho weddlng, a re?
ceptlon was glven at tho roctory, at
whlch upwnrds of ono hundred nnd flfty
guests woro present. The nowly-woddod
couplo left for an extendod tour of tlie
An unusual and lnterosting featuro of
tho weddlng wns tho fnct thnt tho brlde
carrled among the roscs of her bouquet
a sprlg of myrtlo sont to her from Wlnd
sor, Knglnrid. by her grnndmothor. Tlie
sprlg wns from a troe. that sprang from
a fllmllnr twlg carrled by hor grand
motlier at her weddlng. and planted by
her nfter that ceremony.
Among tho out-of-town guests at the
weddlng wero Mr. Tully Mltchell, of
Roanoko; Mrs. Rtchard Fry, of Boanoke;
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Bnrr, of Staunton;
Mr -. W. Jomcrson, of Lynchburg; Rev,
W ' G. Burch, Mr William F. Anson, of
McComaa, W. Va-; Mlsa Elilabeth Blll
and Mrs. Mary Buohanan. of Spcncer.
Notablo Society Event in St. John's
(Speclnl to Tho Tlmos-Dlspatch.)
WYTHEVIUEE, VA., Aprll 22.-Thls
cvenlng at 6 o'clock, ln old St. John's
Ejilflcopnl Church, Miss Knto Berkeloy
Pcndleton, daughter of Mr. and MrB. Rob?
ert N. Pendlcton, becamo tlio brldo of Mr.
Georgo Gllmore, of Roanoke, Vn. Miss
rcnuleton ls a inembcr of ono of tho most
I'amous famllloa ln Vlrglnla's hlstory, bo
liig plosely connected wlth tho Pendletons
nnd Eees of Revolutlonary and Clvll War
timos. Sho Is one of Wythevlllo's moat
charmlng nnd attractlVB glrla.
At tlio appolnted hour tho brldal party
entercd tho church as follows: Miss Bos
r,lo Mooro. of Eexliigton, slster of tlio
groom, wlth Mr. Nelson Myers, of Eexliig?
ton; Miss Mary McDonald, of Chnrlea
lown, W. Vn., with Mr. Wllllam Pendlo
toii, of Wytheville, brother of tho brldo-,
Miss Suo Poyton Kent, of Wytheville,
wlth Mr. Chlsholm Page, of Boanoko;
Miss Klizabeth Waller Mooro, of Wythe?
ville, wlth Mr, James Cowan, of Bad
ford, Va,; Mlsa Addlo Mooro, ot Wythe
\llle', wlth Mr. Howard Campbell, of Roa
nuko. nnd Mlsa Pago Mooro, of Wythe
vllle. wlth ProfcHSor llarrls llnrt, of Roa?
noko. A llttlo nephew and nleco of tlie
brlde enrrled llowors?Master Aloxandor
Cliaflin aJid Mlsa Wllllo I^eavell. Tlie
bridesmalds woro dressec" in green or
guiidy ovor green slllt, and carrlod whlto
carnatloiia. Tho dame of honor, Mrs,
Prenk P. ChafUri, woro puro whlto and
curried white camatloiis. The brlde wils
beautlfully gownod ln white lausdowno
and carrled a m'arrlngo uoolt.
T1ie groom waa oocompanlod by hls best
niiin. hls broUier, Mr. Willlnm Monro. Tlio
coremony was porfonned by tho Rev.
Mercer P, I^ogan, D. D., roctor of St,
John'a Church. An elegant recoption was
lendered after tho ceremony at tho home
of tho brldo's parents, Mr. und Mrs. Rob?
ert N. I'ondluton,
St, Paul's Church, Lynchburg, Scene of
a Beautiful Ceremony.
(Speclal to Tho Ttmos-IMspatch.)
LYNCHBUUG, VA., April 22.-Ono of
the most hrllllaut an.l beautiful wo.Uliugs
tUt has beon seon ln Lynchburg for many
a day took place hero this evenlng at St.
Paul's Kplscopal Church 1n tho proseneo
of an lniiiieiiso ussemblage. Tho groom
was Mr. Thornoa Asllby Watts, a prouil
neut young buslness man, and tho brlde
was Mlsa Funnlo Crenahaw Cheutwood,
duughter of Mrs. Mary P. Cheatwood.
The ceremony was porfonned by the roo
tor, Rov, Jamos M. Owaas, nnd the muslo
for the occaslon was rendered by tho or
g.-.nlst. Mr. Hartloy Turner, and by tlie
full vested cholr.
Tho ushers wero Mosars. W- J- L. Boll,
Robert O, Horton, John G. -Haytho, W.
M Black, W. W, Dlckerson and Peter O.
Atiums. Tho bridesmalds, who were
clmrmingly attlrcd ln P?l?t d'csprlt over
taffela. trlminod in ecru lace, und carrled
Eastor lllios, were MIbs Ernma Adams,
Miss Olara Cox, of Ashland; Miss Vlr?
glnla liurt. Miss Anna Fulton, of New
uik, Ohlo, nnd Mlsses Florence und Luelle
Wull-.ins. Tho groomsinon were Messra.
Wllllam Uurt, of Bedford; J. Owen^Watts.
II. H. T. Adams, Jr., Sarnuel H. Taylor.
ll^rity L. Johttson and M, M. Krlso.
The nintron of honor was Mrs. Wllllam
Cabell Carrlngton, who was attlred ln her
brldal gown of white duohess satin, en
trnine, wlth polnt lace and pearls. The
nuila of honor was Miss Mary Cheatwood,
gister of tho brlde, who woro a lmndsome
costiime of whlto silk volle, trlmmcd wlth
ch.fi'on, and carrled Amerlcan beauty
rv*?s, 'Hvo brldot who wua attlrocl ln ttn
olegnnt gown of white brocaded natln, en
trnlno, trlmmc<l ln tobo polnt, entored tho
church lennlng on tho arm of hor unclo.
Mr. Willlnm Rurt.
After tho weddinjr a receptlon wan hold
nt the brlde'e home. Tho evenlng was
closcd wlth. a banquet, after which Mr.
nnd Mrs. Watts left for a three-wcoks'
tour ln the North.
Beautiful Marriage Ceremony at Colum
(Speclal to Tho Tlmcfl-Dispatoli.1
CARTERSVILLE, VA., April 22.?Tho
home of Mr. nnd Mrs. H. J. Rhodes wns
the eceno of a beautlful home marriage
at JjO o'clock to-day, when thelr daugh
ter, Miss Ethcl Dunwui Rhodes, beeatne
tho brlde of Mr. \Houston Male Crowder,
of Toano, Vn.
The brldal party entored In ordor to the
Btrnlns of Mendolsohn's weddlng march,
rendered by Mrs. W. B. Roblnson, slster
of tho brlde: Plrst, Messrs. lt J. Rhodes
and J. H. Duke, ushcrs; Miss Annie May
Rhodos, second mald of honor, attlrert
In whlto, wlth Mr. J. 8. Crowder, brother
of the groom. Next, Mlsa Ida Rhodos,
flrst mald of honor, nlso In whlto, wlth
Mr. Walker Crowder, nnothor brothor of
tho groom. Immedlatoly precodlng tho
brlde cnmo llttle Vlotorla Rhodes, benrlng
tho llcenso. Then tho brlde, elcRnntly
gowne*- In whlto orgnndy over whlto,
cnrrylng a largo butich of brldo rosos,
was mot at tho nltar by tho groom.
After tho coremony Mr. and Mrs.
Crowder left for nn extonded brldnl tour.
Oil thelr rottirn they wlll rcsldo at To?
ano, Va. Thi) brldo, a handsomo nnd
nttractlvo brntifc'tto, ls tho daughtor of
Mr. H. J. Rhodos, tho largest tobacco
buyor of .this communlty.
Charlotto Man Wlns a Fnir Brldo in
(Speclal to The Times-Dtirpatch.)
LURAY, VA., April 22.-Mr. r>avld
Clarko Llonberger, of Chnrlotto, N. C,
nnd Miss Clara Etta Frank, cldest daugh
ter of Mr. Lowls M. Frank, a well known
c'.tlzen of Pago county, llvlng ono mlle
south of Luray, woro marrled In St.
Mark's Liitheran Church, In Luray, this
evenlng nt G o'clock, Rov. James A. Htif
fard, pastor of tho church, olllclatlng.
Tho mald of honor wns Miss Mnrgaret
Frank, a slstor of tho hrlde, whllo Mr. S.
A. J, Llonberger, a brother of tho groom,
wns best man. Tho brldesmni.ls wero
Mlsses I-nura Grovo, Olllo Varner; Ellza
bfttli Gnndcr and Myrtlo Huffmnn. Tho
ushors wero Mr. R. E. L. Strieklor, of
Baltlmoro, and Messrs. E. C. Frank. Wil?
llnm Brubnkor and W. E. Frank. Miss
Lllllan Rhodes, of Luray, presldod at tho
Tho groom la the youngest non of tho
Into Snmuel A. J. Llonberger, of this
county, nnd has been ln buslness'ln Char?
lotto several years. The brldal party left
stoon after tho ceremony for St. Louls.
Mo.. ln wrrleh Stato tho groom hua an
Beautiful Homo Ceremony in Mecklen
(Spcolol to The Tlmcs-Dlsnateh.)
CIIASE CITY, VA., April 22.?This
morning tho homo of Fostmastor j. M.
Sloan was tho Bcene of a beautlful mar?
riage, when Mlsa Mabel W. Sloan becamo
tho brldo of Mr. J. Thomas Goode, Jr.
The coremony was porformed by Rev.
Dr. Thomas Drew, of tho Presbyterlan
A dollghtful luncheon was sorved and
the brldal couplo left on tho mldday traln
for an extenslve Northern tour.
Tho brldo Is tho youngest daughter of
Captaln J. M. Sloan, of Chnso Clty.
The groom Is a son of Colonel J. Thos.
G'oodCi of Mocklonburg, and a progreRslvo
and prosporoua tobacconlst of Chaso Clty.
Upon thelr return they wlll rcslde in
(Speclal toTho Tlrae.s-Dlspatch.)
NEWPORT NEWS, VA.. April 22.
Dr, Wllllam Herndon Pearson and Miss
Xtina /Jula Sogar wore marrled In tho
First Baptlst Church, Hampton, this eve?
nlng. Tho brlde was a daughter of the
lato Arthur S. Segar, and both sho and
tho gTO?nn aro popular ln socloty clrcles.
The bridesmalds wern Mlsses Malvlna
Tabb, Cornella Sogar. Mabel Sclator, Car
mlne Segar, Mncklo Youiig, Ruth Boxrett,
Besalo I-eo L'udwell Bookor, Eleanor Bar
rett, Laura CSmpbell, Cornella Llndsay.
Eugone Irwln wns best man. Tho cere?
mony was performed by Rov. Dr. Wood
(Sppcim toThe Tlmes-Dlspatcli.)
ARVONIA. VA., April 22.-At the Bap?
tlst Church of this plnco to-day Miss D.
P. Morgnn became flio brldo nf Mr. M.
E. Jones, a successful merchnnt of Pen
lan, Va. The hrldo ontered wlth her
slstor, Miss E. P. Morgan, and wns mot
at tho altnr by flio groom, wlth Mr. E. E.
Roborts ns best man. Tho followlng cou
ples acted ns n'ttendants: Mr. T. S. Jef
froy and Mlsa. T. V. Roberts. Dr. P.
Olover and 5flas Nollle Evana, Mr. W. T.
EvnnB and Miss A. E. Wllllams. Mr. D.
W. Plerco nnd MJss Phoobo Mubol. The
iishora woro Mossrs. J. W. Plorce, Alvln
Evans, R. C. Jcffrey nnd C. R Jones.
fSnrcl.il tn Tlio Tlmen-DI?pntcli.1
PORTSNIOBTH, VA., Aprll 22.?Mr.
James Wolkc-r Judklna nnd MIph Aurolla
T.etherldifo Ilorlgos were marrled yestor?
day afternoon by tho Bev. Charles Cnln
nt hla realdonco, Glasgow Street. Mr.
Judklna aecured n marringe llcense from
tho clerk'a olllco lato yesterday after?
noon, nnd in nn open carrlogo, wlth hla
prospoctlvo brlde, set out In senrch of n
mlnlster to tlo tho.knot. Thoy roacbed
Mr. Caln's resldenco nbout 0 o'clock und
wero marrled. Tho brldo la twenty-two
yours of ngo nnd ls tho daughter of Gcn
crnl Ynrdmantor Myers, of tho Southern
Rallway, nt Plnner's Polnt. Mr. Jud
klns ls triivollng ynrdmnstor for tho
(Speclnl lo Tlifl Tliuen-nispntcli.)
POBT8MOIITH. VA., Aprll 22.?Mlas
Annlo Ellznboth Rlre.hmler nnd Mr.
Thomns Pnul Byrnes wore unlted ln rnur
rlago yoBterduy nt St. Piiul's Cathollc
Chapel. The Ilov. Fathor T. J. Bitidy
wns tho celebrnnt nnd tho ceremony wns
witnessed by n lamo number of rolatlves
nnd frlenda. Tho brldo ls the daughter
of Mr. nnd Mrs. Jolin Kirchmler, of
South Street. Miss Pcarl Wllllams nnd
Miss Annia Cartor wero tho attondants
to tho brldo, and A. O. Kirchmler und
p. Klrn wero the groom'a nttendants.
A,fter tho ceremony Mr. nnd Mrs. Byrnes
went to New York.
(Speclnl to.Tbo Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
NIQWPQRT NEWS. VA., Aprll 22.-Mlsa
Julla Emlllno Shackleford aud Mr. Todd
Stubbleileld Smither woro marrled ln the
TTest End Metuodiat Church. Hu'tnpton,
thla n/lernoon. Tho ceremony waa per
formed by Rev. A. B. Sharpo.
(Speclnl tn Tbe Tluips-Plsputrh.)
NORFOLK, VA., Aprll 22.--Invltutions
hnve been lssucd by Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
J^e, ot Porlsmouth. announclng the mar?
rlage of thelr daujrhter. Mlsa Magglo L.,
to Mr. Theodoro XI. llartuug. The cere
nioney ^ia to take place Tuesday even
J. W. PMlllps. of Norfolk, to
Rotlro from Actlve Business
NEGRO KILLED BY TRAIIM
Run Over by a Seaboard Engine at tho
Dunlop-Street Stuiion Last Nlght
nnd Dled About Mldnlght from
(Speclal to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatoh.)
PETE'BSBUKO, VA, Aprll 22.?Mr. J,
W. Phllllps, formcrly of Petersburg, but
now ot Norfolk, wlll aoon rotlre from ac?
tlve business. Mr. Phllllps wns In Peters?
burg to-day. Ho saya ho wlll olthcr loaa?
or rent all of hla ateamboats wlthln a
very short tlmo, ao that ho may rotlre
from nctlvo business Ilfe nnd get a raucli
nceded rosL Tho last trlp of tho steam
er Eakewood, whlch has beon ruiinlng
botweon Potcrsburg und Eow Polnt on
tho Jnmos rlver, wlll bo mado to-mor?
row. Tho steamer McCall w?b wlthdrawn
by Mr. Phllllps from tho llno botweon
Petersburg nnd Norfolk aovonil wcoka
ago. Mr. Phllllps, la cnthuBioatic over
tho propoBOd Jnmestown Exposltion. 11a
bellovcs that lt wlll provo a blg thlng
for Vlrslnla nnd nn entlre auoceas from
a business Btiuidpolnt.
Edward Carter (colored) who haa been
cmploycd nt McKenncy, ln DinwlddU
county, was run over by n traln on th?
Seaboard Alr Elno. near Dunlop Streot
statlon last nlght. und dlod about mld?
nlght from hls Injuries, Carter, It aeoms,
attemptcd to bonrd n frelght traln bu|
lost his footlng nnd feil undor tho whcols.
lils left leg and left arm wero cut oft
and ho received other bodlly Injuries. 1I?
wns tnken to tho hospltal In thls clty nnd
atteivded by Drs. liurke, Mann and Hoy.
Tho verulct of Coroncr Eco'a Jury to-day
was tliat the man camo to hls doath as a
result of thc Injuries received oni tho
rallroad nnd attnehed no blarrjc.
ln tho Corponiflon Court to-flay, In tha
caso of tho clty ot Potcrsburg against
tho trustces of Pnrk Vlov Chrlstlnn
Church. a Judgment was entercd ln fa?
vor of tho clty for JS9.40, thla amount rc
prosenting tho local- asscssment against
the ohurch for ftreet Improvementa.
Tomato plants nnd other early vege
tabb-s wf-ro nomr-whitt hurt !>y lnst
nlght'a cold. Dr. Potts, who has about
thlrty-flvo thousand toma-to plants,
thought thls morning that ho would loao
most of them. They are not serlously
Bev. Georgo Wesley Joncs, of Norfolk.
who Is UHsIstlng Bev. Georgo K. Bookef
In a rovlval sorvlce at Hlgh-Street Church
In thls clty. wns a scholnr in Hlgh-Streot
Church Bunday-school when ho was a
boy nnd was convertod ln a revlvnl meet?
lng nt thnt ohurch. Ho ls a Bon of Rev.
A. A. Joncs, pastor of Denny-Street
Church, ln Richmond, and la one of the
most succcssful young rovlvallats ln tho
A charter ls to bo granted to A. G.
Wlnter for a now bank at Claremont, a
meetlng nf the stockholders to be heM
ln it few days to pcrfect the organlza
tlon. ' ??? '?' .
As Claremont has over ftvo thouaanrt
populatlon, a local optlon elcctlon wlll bo
held to llnd out whether or not the town
shall havo a saloon. ....
Elght new membors were elccted at an
enthuslastic meetlng of tho "ftall
Clorks' meetlng In thla city last nlght,
The union has promlsca of support from
tho street rallway employcs and tho Car
penters' and Joinera' Unlon. AU tho unlons
of tho clty wlll bo lqvltcd to enjoy a
amoMr wlth the Rctall Clerks' Unlon
wlthln a few woeks.
Dr G R. Glon, of Atlantft, Ga. who
mieo'eeded Dr. Curry as agont<;ot .tn?
Peabodv fund. vlslted the Vlrglnla Nor?
mal nnd industrial Jn??tute;^Mrday^n
comrmny wlth Mr. J"hn D. Wntklns, tna
?etarv of the Board of Visltors. and
exprossed hlmsolf as muct, p}?H^J??
tho progress of tho studenU along the ln
dostrlnl llnes About |500 ls rocelvcd an
nually by tnts Instltuto from tho Poabody.
fund. ^^^^^___ (
HELD FOR TR1AL
Norfolk Police Say They Havo
Cases Agalnst an Old Man
Who is Noncommittal.
(Bpeclnl to Tho TUBM-Dhputch )
NORFOLK. VA., April 22.-13. M. Mnr
tln tho ancient burglar. was brought
into tho Police Court thsl morning. He
ls a chnrnctcr. The pollco are astonlsh
ed as hls caroer develops. Ho ls about
slxty years of age, has a full gray heard.
drossos neatly. prescnts a propossosslnfl
api.oara.ico. and ls tho coolost and ner
vlest urlsoiier that has ontered the pic
clncls of Justice, lf not tl.e amartost for
T?Jifflfi notnln, to say! Ho will n-t
spoak to tho ollicera If It can bo avoded.
Aftor tOh ovldeiue of hls robory had been
rtisuliived ln court this morning, nnd Jus
Ueo 0! or uaked Martln lf ho hu.l nny
l" lo Ly for hlmself, he would not
h in but shook his head. nierely. o ln,
d I ? ulo t refusal lo offor any dofonso.
lnwMllild for trlal by tho Corporn
on Coui m four ohargos, on each one
,f whlc lt e polieo detectlves say that
hey m"e sufflclent evldeneo to convlet.
TitW ?ro for burglary as follotva: Rev.
Dr J. M. Unrr. York Street: A. M. White,
Colonlul Avenue; J. W. Moritaguo, No.
118 Wood Street. aiul for tlio possesslon
of burglai-s' tuols. Tho owncrs of the
stolon sllver plato, jowelry and clothlng
appeared ln court this morning to ldontl
fy thelr property.
The dlstlnsuishlng fonturo of Martln s
caso Is thnt ho hns boen ln tlio buslness
of burglary for nt least clght years. He
1ms pursuwl a clrcult lu tlio cltles of
Norfolk, lrlchmond, Potersburtr, Balll
moro and some of tho cltlca of North
carollna, all for tho purpose of robbery,
and dlsposlng of tho plunder ha collected.
Ho carrled a klt full of kcys, a ropo lad
dor, Jlmmies nnd all sorts of tools llke
ly to bo uscd lu openlng doors, drnwers
and ellmblng Into placcs that were closcd
agalnst honeat men. Ho was returned to
Jall wlthout ball this morning to awalt
trlal. Thero an moro cas"s agalnst hlm
lf thesa fall.
fmcFMoTiel WOODWARD & SON
tS35sISrA3 ROUGH AND HRESSED
VEUQW PINE, WHITE PINE, HARQWOODS,
8A8H, BLIND9 ANO DOORS
Best and most coiuplclc ussortmeul lu the Sootb.
V/areliouie with J.UiO.OOO ftet eupaclty.
Vtudj covcriug sevca ?o?. u'.u. av-? u1a?