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Norfolk Ministers Call Judge
Portlock's Attention to It.
SECOND CROP BERRIES
The Yield ts Remarkable, and the Qual?
ity the Finest of the Season?A Boy
Fall? from a Swing and Breaks
Both of His Legs.
(Special to The TlmMi-Plcpatch.)
NORFOLK, VA., June 15.?John Baker,
ot South Norfolk, fifteen years old, fell
from a swing yesterday and broko both
legs above the knee. Ilo waa swinging
very high when lie lost grip nnd fell.
He was brought to tho hospital hero to
iay, and Is likely to recover.
The Methodist ministers' me-etlng to-day
passed resolutions referring to the wlde
?pen condition of liquor selling at the
Ocean View resort on Sunday, and calling
on tho county authorities to save tlio day
from such desecration.
They resolved to send a copy of the
?resolutions to Judge Portlock, who grnnts
the licenses for liquor selling in Norfolk
county. The ministers offer to furnish
?witnesses to testify in court against the
violators of the laws.
- SECOND CROP STRAWBERRIES.
Tho second crop of strawberries ia
ripening here. R. S. Cromwell, of Norfolk
county, picked twenty orates of berries
from hla fields, which ho says nro the
finest of tho sconon.
He says he novor know this to occur
this Into in tho season before. The ?vinos
are two-thirds full of blossoms.
BOT CHARGED WITH MURDER.
Joo Moody la a tearful and scared little
?negro boy. Ho appeared before Justice ?
Taylor In tho Pollco Court this morn?
ing charged with murder. In explanation
of the charge, ho said that ho had pushed
Matthew Russell into the water at Mo?
Culloagh's doclt on Saturday, thinking
Ituesell could swim. Russell could not
swim, and the little white boy, Mears,
who tried, could not save him. He
drowned, and Moody escaped because he
?was soared. Ho was tearful and pleading,
this morning -when he told the Justice
that ho did not mean any hnrm to the
dead boy. Tho cose was continued to
await tho verdict of tho coroner's jury.
Meantime the charge of murder is cnter
<r?d against the little follow and ho was
returned to Jail.
DELEGATES TO TRADE CONVEN?
Delegates' to the Wade convention of
the Virginia Board of Trade -were ap?
pointed to-day ns follws: C. W. Prlddy.
ohalrman; T. S. Southgato.. R. Henry
Jones, W. H. Lumsden, and E. T. Lamb;
the alternates are: S. S. Nottingham.
C. M. Barnott, J. L. Jeffries, Caldwell
Hardy nnd N. W. Orborne. Tho meetings
?will begin at Virginia Beach on Tues?
day, and thnt day will bo devoted to tho
Important subjects of discussion not yet
scheduled. On Wednesday tho delegates
will be escorted over the railway trolley
lines tn Norfolk, Portsmouth, Newport
News and Hampton. They will go nbonrd
a boat at Old Point, and after visiting
all the points of Interest and Importance
about the harbor, they will ha?re lun?
cheon. They will return to Virginia
Beach that afternoon to finish nny busi?
ness that was delayed by the excursion,
POTATO SHIPMENTS BEGUN.
Tho crop of potatoes is largo and large
shipments have already begun. There
were 3,600 barrels shipped to Boston to?
day. 3,000 to New York, and 1,000 to Balti?
more. Tho prces are high, ns follows:
New York, ?3.25 and $3.50; Boston, ?3.5C
and ?3.70. The demand is active, and the
shipments from now on will "be Increas?
ingly heavy from hero.
Work of repairing the Bay Shoro Rail?
way bridge at Tanner's Creok is going
on rapidly, and the contractor says the
bridge will bo finished on Wednesday, so
that the officers of the road expect to run
trains on Thursday. The McNlchol Con?
struction Company Is doing tho work. The
bridge was di.mluced by one of the barges
of the Standurd Oil Company tw? weeks
DISCHARGE OF BANKRUPTCY OP?
Tho dlsc>?irge of'.two bankrupts of New?
port Ne-yrs was opposed to-day by credi?
tors. T. W. Dyson, a liquor dealer, whose
assets were about $8,000, opposed because
It is alleged that ho delivered ?2.G?0 worth
ot property to his wife, which ?should go
into the general fund for tho benefit of
nil of tho creditors.
Tho discharge of M. Scool Is opposed on
the ground thnt thero aro no account
IbookH to sho?v what tho transactions of
the business wore. Judge Wnddlll hoard
the evidence in both eases and reserved
. Tho case of A. P. Crawley. of Now
?York, suing the Norfolk and Southern
?Railway for ?15,O00 for breaoh of contract
ln not leasing tho Princess Anne Hotel
,to him according to an alleged Qtgreement,
was postponed. Tim ollleors of tho rail,
way deny that there was a contract,,-'
INTERSTATE COMMERCE CASE
Judge Purnell Gives the Commission
Fifteen'Days to File Briefs.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
WILMINGTON, N. C, June ?d.-Judge
IThnmus R. Purnell to-day In tho United
States Court heard argumenta lu the caso
of the Interstate Commerce Commission
against the Cincinnati, Portsmouth and
Virginia R. It. Co. an?! many others, in?
cluding the Atlantic Coast Une, Southern,
Seaboard Air Lino and their connections
to Chicago, St. Louts, Louisville and other
Weitem pointa. Judge Ed. Baxter, nf
Nashville, Tenn., made, tho argument for
the railroads, and Hon. L. A. Shaver, of
Washington, leading counsel for tho In?
terstate Commerco Commission, repre?
sented the other sido of tha case.
Three years ago tho commission ruled
In favor of Wilmington, suit having been
brought l*y the Wilmington Tariff Asso?
ciation against the defendant roads for
an adjustment of freight ratos, so thero
i'.'ould be no discrimination against Wil?
mington us compared with Norfolk, Rlch
mfiiid and other Virginia cities.
Judgo purnell gave the commission fif?
teen day? to Jlle briefs, und then the rall
roads fifteen days to (lie counter briefs.
The court will then render a decision,
HELD FOR ORANO JURY
Tried to Sell Horse Very Cheap and
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
ALEXANDRIA, VA.. Juno IS.?Thomas
Blanahan. colored, ?vas given a hearing
before Mayor Simpson In tlio Police
Court this morri?a on the Charge of mur?
dering John Green, also colored, in the
western kectlon of the city late Saturday
idffht by shooting him throe tiujea with
? ??:. ; ? I.
Mayor ?lrnpson referred tho case to the
/rand Jury. Before this action hurt 1?<???
tk.ken a coroner's Jury tummontd .by Cor?
oner i- ,:?.!. . met and held an inquest ovor
tbe remains cf.ti.e victim, it ?nn fount!
lhut thrjfce bullets of the four which
?ere fired had taken effect. Green uvas
fcAitBt tWrtv. j?t&?'i of a*? end 1?.iJi.d.
Jn Solid Silver
and Cut ?flass.
Tills collection Is a notable
one, from the purely artlstlo
standpoint, nnd?ns the season
demands?the prices are hnlt
and less than half our usual
Now shapes In Silverware?
rich cuttings in Cut-Glnss.
This offering will strike a re?
sponsivo chord In tho purses
of all bargain seekers.
A visit no obligation to pur
Cor. Second and Broad 5ts.,
Blanahan Is single nnd Is about twenty
five years old. y
Thnee residents In Fairfax county, near
this city, yesterday afternoon brought to
the stntioii-houao t?vro-*inen Whose names
wero given as William Sullivan and
Georgo Kenney, who had been detained
by tlio three Fairfax citizens on suspi?
cion of being horse thieves. Their cap?
tors stated to tho officer on duty at tlio
Btntlon-house that th? men luid offered
to sell a handsome hlnck mare, which
they woro driving attached to a stylish
runabout, at stich a low figuro that sus?
picion had been oxcltod. It was decided
to hold the men and the Washington
Detective Bureau was notified. Later on
officers from Hyattsville, Md., nccom
panlod by a man who ganze his name as
Rhine, came to this city to inspect the
men nnd the property. Rime claimed the
horse and buggy, and stated that Kenney
?vas a man who had recently worked for
him. He said that George Colllss is tho
right namo of the man who gavo his
name as Kenney. The men agreed to ac?
company the officers to Maryland without
ELEGANT COUNTRY WEDDING
Miss Inez Josephine Irby the Bride of
Mr. Ernest Lafayette Knotte.
(Special to Tho Times-Dispatch.)
VERNON HILL, VA., June 15.?One of
tho prettiest and most fashionable mar?
riages that havo taken place In Halifax
county for some timo was, solemnized
Thursday evening at 8:30 o'clock in Mt.
Vernon Baptist Church, when Miss Inez
Josephine Irby became the wife of Mr.
Ernest Lafayette Knotte, of Baltimore.
The Rev. J. M. Luck, of Houston, Va.,
pastor of the bride, performed the? cere?
mony. Tho bridal party entered the
church to the strains of Mendelssohn's
wedding march, under the skilful touch
of Mrs. J. A. Beam, Indi' principal of
Bethel Hill Institute, Bethel Hill, N. C,
and wife of the Rev. J. A. Beam. "You
and 1" was played during the ceremony
in soft, mellow tones, and "Maryland,
My Maryland" was played when the
bridal party was leaving the church.
The church was beautifully decorated,
the color scherno being pink and while."?1
Around tho chancel ?vero elaborate drap?
eries of soft material in pink and white.
Tho potted plants ?vero palms and ferns,
of which thero wns much, ami the cut
flowers wero whlto and pink roses.
Tho lamp-shades wero of pink. The ush?
ers ?vero Mr. IS. L. Walton, of Danville,
and Mr. S. XV. Dunn, of Vernon Hill,
brother-in-law of the bride.
The brldemalds wore silk mull over
whlto taffeta and carried pink carnations
and maiden hair ferns. They were Miss
Mabel Eliot Bnach, of Pocahontas. " Va. :
Miss Martha Hall, of Ithaca, N. Y.; and
Miss Besslo Porter Taylor, of Norfolk,
Vs., having occupied positions In Bel
mont Seminary the past session.
Misa Eva Lucyle Irby, of Boston, Mass.,
who was maid of honor, ?voto a princess
gown ot whlto louisino silk and carried
The brido -was handsomely gowned ln
whlto satin mousseline, over white taf?
feta en train. Tho long ?veddlng veil
was caught with a sunburst of emeralds
anil diamonds. Sho carried a shower
bouquet of bride's roses and maidenhair
Tho groomsmen were Mr. I-ra Carring
ton Irby and Mr. Samuel Anthony Irby;
of Vernon Hill, nnd Mr. Eugene Ernest
EutsJLer. of Danville. Mr. Thus. Ral.cllft'e
Irby, of South Boston, Va., gave the brido
away nnd Mr. James T. Collier, of Dan
vlllo, was best man, all of whom woro
full dress evening suits.
Miss Fiorine Irby, of Vernon Hill, and
Miss Vorner Blslnger, of Richmond, were
the gate girls. They wore white organd?es
with pink ribbons. Little Adelaide Bass
and Blanche Tune were flower girls. They
wero dressed in pink organdy and pink
ribbon and carried a white basket filled
with nini?: and whllo roses. Little Lowell
Irby Bass and Malcolm Irbv Dunn held
tho ribbons falling gracefully from a
beautiful hell Of white and pink roses
under which tho brido nnd groom stood.
Tha brido Is a particularly level?- girl,
possessing a strong personality of her
own, which lins mado her at once the
center of a wldo circle of admirers and
friends. She is a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. M. A. Irby. nf Halifax Mr. Knotte
Is a popular young man of Baltimore
Mr. and Mrs. Knotte left on tho midnight
train for Now York and other northern
eitlos and will bo In Baltimore after June
Sir. James Jenkins, a prominent tobac?
conist of Virginia and .an uncle of the
groom, was present at the marriage.
Special Charge Delivered to the Grand
?Jury by Judge Jones.
(By Associated Press.)
MONTGOMERY, ALA., Juno 15.?Judge
Thomas Jones, In the United States Court
hero to-day, delivered u special charge
to the grand Jury Investigating the peon?
age cases, In Which ho took occasion to
say lliat tlieso cases wero by no means
general, but confined to two pr? three coun?
ties. The court Instructed the Jury us
to Its duty in tlio premises, urging In?
dictments Iu all oases where the laws had
Tho sensational part of his charge was
his declaration lu response to a request
Of tin: Jury for a construction of tho Alu
luinui statute known as the Seymour con?
tract la?v, which permits any person to
confess Judgment for costs against per?
sons convicted of misdemeanor and re?
quiring such person so convicted to for?
feit his liberty und be Imprisoned for
debt or offer to servo a master to pay
Judgo Jones held that nil connected with
such conviction and lilro of such convict,
except tho commuting magistrate, aro
hablo to Indictment under ilio Foderai
End of Extortion Case.
(Special to The Timos-Iilspateh.)
WYTHE VILLE. VA., Juno lt.--To-day
in tlio County Court John A. Newberry
and James \V. Baldwin appeared uml
the Indictments against them were ?11.-?
mlssed In view of the recent action of
tlio Circuit Court. The prosecuting attor?
neys w;shed to have them held for fu
tere indictment, hut this th? court re?
in.-.-1 iu ?Jo, and. they ?vere discharged
from custody. This is presumed to im
the end of tho celebrated Halsuy-Nu??
beiTV extortion case, ilalney is billl in
tho hospital at Ma/Um, a
takes first to human milk; that (ailing,
the mother turns at onco to cow's milk
as Ihe liest slibstltule. Borden ? lSugl,?
Brand Coiidcu&kd Milk is a cow's milk
S'-ieiititically u?-*pu-d lo the human in?
fant, ?tood lirw lor forty.-llvy ?veure,?
adv. - IL **V
Call of the Mayor for Peters?
burg People to Assemble,
STIRRING, ABLE SPEECHES
Resolutions of Indignation and Protest
Adopted?Passenger and Power
Company to Build a Big Dam
Across Appomattox River.
(Speclftl to The Tlines-Dlspntcli.)
PETERSBURG, VA., June 15,-In re?
sponso to the call of the MnyiTf for a
mass-meeting of citizens In beh.'.lf of the
Jewish sufferers at Klshineff, a ?very eft?
thuslSAtlc meeting was held at tho Acad?
emy yesterday afternoon. Following the
prayer by Rev. Dr. Stnrr, Mayor Jones
explained the object of the mooting, and
on motion nppolnted a Committee on
Resolutions, with Dr. John Herbert Clai?
borne as chairman. Stirring and able
speeches wero mado by Judgo J. M. Mul?
len. Mr. R. B. Davis, Mr. C, T. Lnsslter
nnd Rev. George E. Booker. The meeting
by a rising voto adopted the resolutions
presented by Dr. Clalborno, and his com?
mittee protested against the massacre
which recently occurred nt Klshineff.
The resolutions wore In effect as fol?
That, whereas the recont outbrea?
against the Jews of Klshineff, Russia, re?
sulted In the massacre of many Innocent
mon, women nnd children, tho wounding
and maltreatment of hundreds of vic?
tims, and the making of thousands of
people homeless; nnd
Whereas, tho brutal attacks appear to
have been unrestrained by tho officials. If
not connived at by ilio lepieseiHatives of
tho Russian soa'ernment; and
Whereas, these tragedies are bo appall?
ing and heart-rending as to make civi?
lization stand aghast, and humanity to
be outraged and stirred to its profoundest
deptliB; be it
Resolved, That we, tho citizens of Pe?
tersburg. Va., in mass-meeting assembled,
have heard with Intenso sorrow nnd In?
dignation the accounts of the shocking
nnd brutal atrocities that have been com?
mitted against the Jews at Klshineff,
Russia, by an ignorant and misguided
Resolved, That as citizens of a republic
where freedom sits enthroned and reli?
gions liberty Is enshrined'In tho heart of
every true American, we" protest against
the persecution, the fanatic violence, and
tho cruel shedding of Innocent blood. We
protest against the spirit of persecution,
rivaling, If not exceeding, that of,the
dark ages, which has been rciived In
parts Of Russia, and we denounce theso
outrages as a stan upon the civilization
of the twentieth century.
Resolved, Thaf we sympathize with our
fellow-cltlzens of tho Jewish faith In
their grief and Indignation, because of
this adllctlon of their co-religionists in
Russia, nnd In their zealous and humane
efforts for tho relief of the people of
Resolved, That wo urge our government
at Washington to exercise all its Influ?
ence with the government of Russia, to
stuy the spirit of prosecution, to redress
tho Injuries Inflicted, to prevent the re?
currence of similar outhrenks.
Resolved. That a copy of these resolu?
tions he printed In the dally papers and a
copy transmitted to our Secretary of
TO EU1LD BIG DAM.
Tho Virginia Passenger and Power
Company will build an immenso dam
across the Appomattox River west of the
dam above Ferndale Park. It is said that
the dam will bo 1,3(10 feet long, 73 feet
wide at the bottom, and 50 feet wide at
tho top, and 75 feet high. The dam will
be constructed of cement and cobble?
stones, and will cause still water for a
distan?a of forty-two miles up the river,
nnd ut one point tho river will be eight
miles wide. It Is estimated that It will
take about three years to completo tho
dam. - . - ?
A local option election will be held nt
Claremont to-morrow. Both wets and
drys are claiming the dlstslct. Judge
Mann spoke In Claremont Friday In be?
half of tho drys.
Tho Bn.ptlst Sunday-school Association
of Petersburg, Ettrlck nnd Matoaca was
held at First Baptist Church yesterday
afternoon. Mr. Mitchell, of the Religious
Herald, delivered an address.
Tho Evening Progress Is removing Its
ofllce from Tnbb Street to Sycamore
Streot, where thoy have Installed a now
press and additional machinery rendered
necessary by tho Increased circulation of
"Captain Rackett," being presented by
the llarrlson-Adnms Company at Fern
dale Park Casino, lins proved quite a suc?
cess, and will ontlnuo two more nights
this week. By special request, "East
I.ynne" will bo presented Wednesday
ROADS IN FAUQUIER
Organization Formed Looking to Their
(Spoetai to Tho Tlinee-Dlaputcli.)
WARRENTON, VA., June 15.-Mr.
Louis D. Passano recently Invited a num?
ber of Wurrenton'a representative gen?
tlemen to his homo with a view to formu?
lating a plan for tho Improvement of the
county roads, which at present are In a
An organization was formed, and offi?
cers chosen as follows: President, Colonel
Thomas Smith; First VIc/j-Presldont, Mr.
R. B. Bov?rly; Second Vlce-Prosldeiit;
Mr. Louis D. Passano; Secretary, George
Latluun Fletcher; Treasurer, John S.
Gaines. The president will shortly appoint
a committee of three from oach precinct
In the county to take further stops In the
CUT HER UNTIL TIRED
A Negro Man Carves a Woman With a
(Special to Tho Tlmes-DIspatch.)
LYNCHBURG, VA., June l.l.-Whlle
Officer Smith was walking his boat this
morning, ho was Informed that a negro
man wu? "curving" Mini,in Brown, a col?
ored woman Tho Officer hurried to the
iliaca designati?! and found tho woman In
bud shape. She had been ?tabbed by
ili-o, Htratton in the arm. throat, breali,
sl.li. nuil legs, having nine wounds alto?
gether, Tho W?unaj? stated that Slrattuii
had come In and licensed her of ?li filing
a belt. She told lilm she had noi and
then lie got furious and cut her with his
pocKOtknlfe, llrst attacking h,r lu the
house and then dragging her into the
street, wiioru ho continued his work un?
til tired and then left. Slrnllon has been
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
FORK UNION, VA., June 15.-Mr. Gid?
eon C. Uiiderhlllt a Now Yorker, who
buttled here thirty year? ago, is nulle 111.
Being hi hi? eighty-sixth year, It Is be?
lieved In- cannot bo restored to health.
Mr. Nathaniel Perkins, un A. II. dt
t/ieo mau of Donlson University, of Its
session of lWi2, returned homo yesterday
from Ohio, lu which Stato liy la engaged
la udU'.L.tloi.ai v.uik.
Young White Man and Team
of Mules Killed.
CAT ALSO A/MONO DEAD
Eye-Wltnesses of the Tragedy Say Dri?
ver Was Asleep, and Waked Up ?Just
in Time to Bring Mules to Stop .,
When on the Track.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
NEWPORT NEWS, VA., June 15.?A
young white driver ln tlio employ of the
Langslow Dairy, two mules and a cat
woro killed this morning In a smash-up
on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad
at Langlow's crossing. Tho milk wagon
was demolished and broken into small
pieces, tho engine of tho Chesapeake and
Ohio passenger train, Inbound from Old
Point, carrying some of thorn three-quar?
ters of a mile. A portion of tho engine
was cnrrled away and waa found near
tlio scene of tho collision.
Pour dead bodies lying near the track
told the story. The driver was return?
ing to his dairy after serving his custom?
ers. Two ?yo-wltnesses say he was
ntleep In his wagon as his team ap?
proached Ilio track to cross It. They
cried a warning to him find succeeded
In awakening him. Ho pulled up his
mules to a stundstlll on tlio track. Tho
next instant tho train dashed? around tho
bend and collided with tho team. An
Inquest has not been held yet.
Tho schooner Charles L. Davenport,
which lias been hero for the past month
for repairs, finished loading coal for
Providence this afternoon, and will sail
SCHOONER REPORTED ASHORE.
It Is reported hero thnt tlio new flve
niasted schooner W?shington R? Thomas,
loaded with coal from this port for Port?
land, Me., has gone down off tho coast
The Peninsula Bank, of Wllllamsburg,
entered suit In the Corporation Court
to-day against Robert P, Orr and Agnes
B. Orr, action of debt on negotiable
notes aggregating $2,620.80. Mr. Orr Is
president of tho City Bank, of this city.
In the clerk's office of tho Circuit Court
to-day Wntklns Stevenson entered suit
against Max Lovlson for $:i,C00, action of
trespa33 on the case.
A CASE REVERSED,
The caso of J. M. Wolford, tho well
known plumber, who ?vas sent to tho
grand Jury several days ago on tho
charge of felonious assault, was re?
opened ln tho Pollco Court to-day, and
tho defendant was discharged. The
plumber was charged with assaulting
Mr. Newbery with a lend pipe.
'Ime battleships Indiana and Texas, the
training ship Hartford and tho flotilla
of torpedo boats are still at anchor off
the Casino grounds. Tho cadets and
seamen have been allowed shore liberty
and tho city Is full of them.
Officer Owens, of the Columbus, O., po?
lice force, was In tho city to-day. He
came to bring a deserter from tho navy
to tho receiving ship Franklin.
MARINE ENGINEERS' STRIKE
Employers Refuse to Confer With tho
NORFOLK, VA., June 15.?The em?
ployers refused to consult with a com?
mittee from the striking marine engineers
to-day. The engineers had no dellnlte
proposition to make.
The Old Dominion Steamship Company
has replaced one of Its rlvor boats, and
tho ferry-boat between Wllloughby Beach
and Fort Monroe has resumed.
Nephew Cut His Uncle.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
CHARLOTTESVILLE. VA., June 15.
Roeause of a auarre) for some unknown
reason. Mr. Jack Marshall was severely
stabbed by his nephew. Mr. Leo Marshall,
Saturday evening nt 0:30 o'clock at their
homo on Roso Hill. The uncle Is badly
hurt and will not he able to walk for a
month at least, and the nephew is now
Details of the affair are meagre. Thero
wns a quarre!, blows followed and
then Lee die?? a knife and slashed Jack
ln the fleshy part of his left leg. making
a cut several Inches deop nnd inflicting
a dangerous wound. Lee Is about twenty t
two years of age and Jack nearer thirty
(Special to The Times-Dlsnatch.)
SOUTH BOSTON, VA., Juno ?d.?The
Inrgest audience over seen at the Melhn.
dist Church ?vas gathered there last
night to ?vitness the exercises of "Chil?
dren's Duy." Dr. E. XX', Shuekelford, tho
officient young superintendent, bad un
oxcellent programme which was carried
The church was exquisitely decorated
with all kinds of lovely fowers. The
exercises lusted for two hours.
When the price paid is the mother's
health and happiness. The father
doesn't realize as he romps with the
child what years of wifely suffering
must be set again.it the baby's laughter.
Chronic invalitlisni Is a high pnce to
pay for the paiuftil joy of maternity, yet
It is at such a cost that niauy u womuu
becomes u mother. Such a price is too
it is more than
By tho use of
ternity is made
painless, and a
euce is assured
in almost ev?
?I am pleased
to give my testi- ?
tnouy and wish I
could l?mi wrardti
strong enough to
induce other i-uf
fr,i is to use Dr,
writes Mrs, Wesley Ouy, of Kcmtitvill?.', Ont.,
?on C. ? Por ci'.'ht year? utter my little lioy ?vas
bom I mini-red with female? wraltne*?, also bore.
n??:.?. in ovaries, etpi-rully on my right tide, ami
pain in buck. Was no miserable bimieluues did
?ot know ?vhal 1 ?vaagoiiig to do. Tried laverai
doctors but derived no Eeuetit until I began
Using Dr. Pierre's I'avorite prescription. Had
oulyused four (?otile?,, ujsosomc of ur. Herce'a
AnIuclHit, and Healing Suppositories, when I
lclt lite uiiothcr prison, I recommend Dr.
l'iercc'a incili, ?ties tu all my friends, if auyouo
winhes i'i ?ulte tue I will gladly una?vcr.M
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription cou
tains uo i.lcohol and ia entirely free from
opium, cocaine ami all other narcotics.
Tlie dealer who offers a substitute for
? Favorite Proscription " dpes so to gaitj
the little more profit paid on the sale of
less meritorious medicines. Hi's profit
is your loi?; therefore, accept uo sub
Dr. Piercc'? Pleasant Pellets regulate
The Reapers Are Running
Along the Rappannock.
A GRIST MILL SWEPT AWAY
Ex-State Senator William A. Little Se?
cures a Good Position at Rochester,
New York? Kllwinning Crosse
Lodge of Masons Elect.
(Special to The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
FREDERICKSBURO. VA., Juno 15.
Two young ladles reported at tho resi?
dence of Captain James P. Wooddy hero
Saturday en'enlng, and In questioning
them, It developod that they had run
away from tho Florence Crlttenden Homo,
In Alexandria. Their names aro Nannie
Mundo}? and Blanche Thomas. Captain
Wooddy, conferred with Mayor Willis, and
tho young ladles wero provided for until
to-day. They wero returned to Alexandria
In charge of Captain Wooddy.
Tho stockholders of tha Northern Neck
Telephone Company have elected the fol?
lowing officers for tho ensuing year:
Congressman William A. Jones, presi?
dent; Hon. R. Carter Wollford, secretary
and treasurer; Dlrootors, Judgo J. C.
Dwell, Lloyd T. Smith, John A. Palmer,
W. ?. Jones. Georgo N. Reed.
The grist mill near Port Roynl, Char
lotto county, bolonglng to Mr. M. C.
Harris, was washed away by tho heavy
ilood In the crook on Friday night last.
A portion of the storehouse was'also car?
ried off. Several bridges hi tlio same
locality were swept nway by tho high
The wheat harvest has opened In this
section, Mr, Oliver Eastburn, of this
county, was tho llrst to commcrico, on
Saturday. Many otliers started their
reapers to-day. Tho yield will not be
more than a half crop.
Ex-Congressman Thomas E. Watson, of
Georgia, has been In tho Northern Nock
Inspecting property with tho view of
locating there. He was ?very much pleased
with a farm belonging to Congressman
W. A. Jones, and will probably purchase
Mr. William A. Little, former Common?
wealth's Attorney, of this city, and State
Sonator for this district, who has been
residing In Washington for the past year
and a half, has secured an excellent po?
sition In Rochester, ?. Y., and has gone
there to assume his duties and reside.
Kllwlnlng Crosso Lodge of Masons, of
Bowling Green, has elected the following
officers: W. E. Ennls, master; Dr. B. L.
Quarles, senior warden; S. XV. Broaddus,
Junior warden; J. T. Rlchardn, treasurer;
R. D. Vlncont, secretary; Judgo E. C.
Mr. Thomas L. Waring, who has been
In Florida for some years, hits returned
to his nativa county of Essex, on the
Rappahannock River, and purchased the
farm of Miss Maggie Hosklns, on which
ho will build a residence, and with nfs
family make It his home.
Dr. W. J. Chownlng lefo hero to-dny
for Washington, where, on Wednesday
ho will ho married to Miss Anno Pago
Moetz at the home of the latter's parents
on Brightwood Avenue, In that city. He
was accompanied by his eistor, Miss Ag?
nes Chewnlng, who will participate In the
Miss Edna Waugh, daughter of Mr.
Charles Waugh, of Orange county, will
be married on Juno 2?th- at Palmyra
Methodist Episcopal Church, In that
county, to Mr. William Pannili, of Rac?
Colonel Charles S. Mason, formerly of
this city, now a surgeon In the United
States army, who has been In tho Phil?
ippine Islands, but recently located In
Texas, and now on special duty In Wash?
ington, spent Sunday in this olty, accom?
panied by his wlfo, and was warmly
greeted by friends, <
AFTER WHITE CAPS
Captain Spencer Investigates Some
Threatening Notices in Charlotte.
(Special to Thu Thnes-Dlsr.aUli.)
KEYSVILLE, VA., Juno 15.-Mr. Mc?
Millan, of Georgia, who Is traveling for
the Chicago Portrait Company, while
playfully wrestling with a companion Sat?
urday night In front of Hotel Charlotte,
fell and badly dislocated his shoulder.
Dr. Thompson Morton was sent for and
set tho limb, and .ho Is now rupldly re?
Mrs. Crump, sister of Colonel Thomas
F. Goode, who has been living with her
sister, Mrs. William M. Friend, near
Drake's Branch, wns taken ?"tulle 111 and
went, In charge of Dr. J. Gregory, Jr.,
to the hospital In Richmond for the pur?
pose of having an operation performed.
On Thursday she died quito suddenly.
Captain Thomas A. Spencer, of the
State Bank, Richmond, passed through
town Saturday, en route to his farm,
about six miles distant, where ho goes to
visit )ila uncle und aunt and to Investi?
gate some white cap notices which wero
posted in two places on outbuildings,
warning a colored woman to leave In ten
davs, or sho would bo roughly handled.
The notice stated that ilfteon men wero
Interested in the matter, and that thoy
meant to carry out their threats. Up to
this time it is not known who are the
Mr. Lelanrt Legrnnd, who has been
working as extra for the Western Union
Telegraph Company at this placo, has
been appointed night agent and. operator
at South Boston.
(Special to The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
GRA/FTON, VA., June 15.?Providence
M, E. Church was tho scene of a beau?
tiful wediiing on Wednesday, the lOth ln
Klant, nt 10;8O o'clock, when Sir. .1. Wil?
liam Hogg led to Hymen's altar .Miss
Rosa Davenport White, the popular and
attractive daughter of Rev. and Mrs, J.
F. White, of near Grufton,
Tho largo church had boon converted
Into a veritable ".Inno garden," a blond
lug of vino and blossom artistically ar
The tiahors wore Hugh K. Moreland, of
Hampton, and Jothro White, The brido,
handsomely attired In a dark blue trav?
eling siili, which fitted her superb figuro
to perfection, entered the church on tho
arm of her maid of honor, Miss Molilo E.
Whllo, who wore a charming creation
of white silk mull, j with large picture
The groom, with his host man, Mr.
liainuel Hogg, wore the ?conventional
Mrs. J. E. Wormun, In hor usual grace,
ful manlier, rendered very beautifully
Lohengrin's wedding maroh as tho bridal
party entered, alidi Mendelssohn's o"n
Rev. J. V. White, father of the pride,
performed the wedding ceremony, with
Itov. J. XV. Haber officiating.
'(T?o brido, who has over been a social
favorito, wuu wedded In tho church from
Whoso choir sho has sung tho sweet
tirulos of tho .gospel .hymns since child?
Tho groom Is ono of tho most popular
young 'rnon ot York county, ? ?
Immediately" after tho? ceremony Mr.
and Mrs. Hogg left for Old Point, whero
they embarked for Baltimore and Wash?
Disposes of a Heavy Docket
With Neatness and Dispatch
HUNG JURY IN DAY CASE
The Warrants All Go Over Until duly
Term?Dr. H. Don Scott Announces
His Candidacy?Petitions Call?
ing on Judge Campbell.
An Executive Conference at
TWO RAILROAD ACCIDENTS
Freight Trains Smash Together antf
Block the Track With Wreckage?A
Negro Thrown from the Pilot
of Engine and Fatally Hurt.
(Special to Tbo Tltnes-Plspoteti.)
AMHERST. VA., Juno 15.-Judgo J. M.
Whlto, of Altiomarlo, who has been des?
ignated by Governor Montaguo to hold
the monthly courts In this county for the
rest of tlie term, was on hand thla morn
Ing and opened his court promptly at 10
b'clock. The docket was of unusual
length, as no County Court was held hero
during tho month of May, but business
was carried right ahead by the new Judge,
who disposed of many cases In a fow
hours. Tho caso and facility, as well as
tho dignity and decorum, with which Am
herat'e new Judgo presided and disposed
of various matters presented to His Hon?
or was a subject o? much comment by
tho.-so who wero In attendance.
While the docket was lengthy, It con?
tained but Uttlo of gonoral Interest.
S. A. DAY ON VBIAD.
The eight warrants on which Druggist
S. A. Day was convicted in Justice Ed?
gar Wliltehead'a court for tho Illicit salo
of whiskey at Ajnlierst, and moved by tho
defendant up to the County Court, was
colled this morning and one caso tried,
but tho Jury failed to agree, and Anally
all of theso cases were continued to the
Politice are beginning to boom up In
Amherst. Dr. H. Don Scott, who has been
tii Iked of for somo time for the position,
?o-day formally announced himself a can?
didate for the Legislature from this coun?
ty, subject to the action of the Demo?
cratic Executive Committee of Amherst.
Petitions wore also circulated here to?
day by C. J. Campbell's friends calling
upon him to becomo a candidate for the
AGAINST HIS WILL
Operator at Pelham Lived in Dread of
(Special to The Tlmes-DIspatch.)
REIDSVILLE, N. C, Juno 15,?Mr. W.
C. Swann, the operator at Pelham, who
was responsible for the wreck last Thurs?
day, was on duty against his will when
tho horrible accident occurred. Ho has
for several years been no afraid that somo
such calamity might result from a mis
toko of his that he has boon unwilling to
work for the railroads as operator, Ho
has the sympathy of his fri ond s In his
misfortune. There are but few better or
safer operators In tho service, and tho sad
affair for which ho is responsible makes
It plainer than over that this division nf
the Southern must have a double track.
The newest progressivo concern at
Spray is "The ChenilcM Manufacturing
Company." This company Is yet in Its
Infancy, but has already placed on tho
market a valuable product to be used In
textile mills, known as "Evans' Sizing
Sixty-five operators from tho recently
wrecked Pacolet Mills have arrived In
Reldsvllle and havo accepted positions In
tho Edna Cotton Mills.
Tho tobacco factories hero aro receiving
handsome orders for their products each
day. The smoking tobacco business is
better than ever before, whllo the plug
tobacco factories are handling ns much
ns It Is possible for them. Loose loaf
tobacco Is scarce, and the sales at tho
warehouses aro light.
JA CO BOS K Y?MICHAELSON
Marriage Teok Place on Sunday In
(Special to Tho Tlmes-DIspatch.)
NEWPORT NEWS, VA., June IS.-MIsh
Rebecca Mlchaelnon and Mr. Dave
Jacobosky, of Norfolk, v.we married at
tho Commercial Hotel yesterday after
noon In 'the presence of a largo assem?
blage of friends by Rabbi S. It. Cohen, of
Ohof Bholoru Templo, Norfolk, The re?
formed Jewish ritual was used In the
ceremony, Afior the weddng a reception
was held and last night Mr. and Mrs.
Jacobosky left for Now York.
The attendants wore Mossrs. 11.
Jacobosky, 11. Morris, H. Levy, R. Bulo,
monsky. S. Tischler and S. Wisem. Miss
Roso Tischler, of Portsmouth, was maid
of honor. Mr. A. Jacobosky. of Norfolk,
brother of tho groom, was best man. Mr,
Philip Mlehaelson, brother of tho bride,
gave her away. The brido was marrioct
In a handsome gown of while uuUi, over
white taffeta, trimmed with duchesse
lace, wearing a plpturo hat and pearl or?
naments. Her traveling gown was of
blue peau do sole silk, trimmed with"
white, and she wore a' Dolly Varden hat,
Petition ?n Bankruptcy.
(Special tn The Times-Dispatch".)
LYNCHRURG, VA-, June 16.?A petition
in bankruptcy has been tiled In tho
dork's otllce of the United States District
Court from Thomas Hltbbard, of Mansion
Postonico, Campbell county, with liabili?
ties of ?33|Wo.I?. and assets of ?50. .These
are debts by judgment in favor of the
Commonwealth of Virginia and county of
Redford, tho petitioner having been se?
curity .on the bond of Louis O. Arthur,
late treasurer of Bedford count)*
(Special to ???? Tlmei-DUpatcn.)
GREENSBORO, N. C, June 15.-A great
mnny prominent officials of tho Southern
Railway wero hero yesterday In conf?r?
ence over the affairs of that great sys?
tem. Sessions were held In tho morning,
nftornooon and night. Nothing could be
learned as to tin? objects of this Sunday
gutherlng of notables, except that they
were holding a ctrlctly executive advis?
ory mooting. Among thoso present wore
First Vlco-Presldunt A. li. Andrews, Sec?
ond Vice-Preuldeiit XV. XV. Finley, Gen?
eral Manager Ackert nnd- the fallowing
superintendents of divisions: Collins, of
Oroensboro; McManus, of Washington;
Rest, of Richmond-, Williams, of Nor?
folk; Baker, of Charlotte; Thompson, of
Raleigh; Rlchey, of Birmingham; Thomp
ron. of Atlanta; Williams, of Norfolk;
Hetchlns, of Memphis; Royall, of Knox?
vllle. Thero wero also several other
Thero wero two accident? on tho South?
ern, one two miles distant and ono fifteen
mllos from hero. One was a freight wreck
on the Winston brnnch of the rond,
caused by the Jamming together of freight
cars and their derailment, tho principal
damage being the delay of passenger
The other accident was the falling off
of a pilot by George Dick, colored, from
the sudden slackening V>f tho speed of a
train. He fell In front of th?? engine and
received Injuries on his head which may
prove fatal, as ho Is very sick at tho ne?
gro hospital hero. His foot was also
badly crushed by tho engine.
Tho Board of Education has elected
Mr. Thomas A. Sharpo. of Darlington,
S. C., as county Superintendent of Edu?
cation for Gullford county, to succeed
Professor J. It. Wharton, who has re?
signed after twenty-three years of ?or?
In the selection of a new county super?
intendent tho board simply looked the
whole country over for tho best man they
could get, and the choice fell on Profes?
sor Sharpo, who Is superintendent of grad?
ed schools of Darlington, 8. C, a native
of Mecklenburg county, N. C, ani] a grad?
uate of the North Carolina University.
His salary will bo $l.i>J0, which Is as
much as the State Superintendent of Ed?
AN OCEAN OF PAINT.
A Greensboro hardware llrm recotved
to-day an order for 5.000 gallons of paint
from the Ermlno Cotton 51111h, nf Dur?
ham, to be used In painting cottages ot
a now mill helng built In Harnett county.
Tho annual Sunday-school Institute of
tho Western North Carolina .Methodist
Conference will begin at West Market
Street Church here Thursday night of
this week, lasting for three days. On
Thursday night tho biennial address will
be niado by Rev. W. H. Atwell, of Dan?
ville, Va. The Instituto will bo conducted
by Professor H. M. Uamlll. of Nashville,
Tonn., and addresses and lectures will bo
delivered by prominent divines and Sun?
day-school workers from all over the
Judge D. Tucker Brooke, of Norfolk,
Is a distinguished Greensboro visitor to?
day, Ho Is hero to secure In the United
Suites District Court some decrees In
connection with matters relating lo tho
Mount Airy and Eastern Railway and
PERCH JONES' SLAYERS
Make Application lor Continuance, and
are Ordered to File Affidavits
(Special tu Tlio Tliiice-nliipnt.-li.)
WILSON, N. C, June 15.-The caso" of
XV. H. Rich, J. D. PI ver, AV. W. Barnes,
S. J. Walls, J. T. BiiBS, P. Croom, Gil
ward George Whltley, John Plttmun,
Lawrence Moraan and John Allen for the
killing of Porch Jones here on tho 13th
of last month was called hero this morn
Tho defendants' counsel made motion
for a continuance. The court ordered
them to tile affidavits by 0 o'clock to
morrow. It looks now aa if the caso will
_? a .?
Bride Under Age.
(Sneclnl to Tho Times-Dispatch.)
WINCHESTER. VA., June lS.-Dospfte
strenuous parental objections, Benjamin
Cline, a railroad man. ani pretty Mita
Nellie Dalley wero married to-diy. The
bride is under age._ _
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