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THE NEWS FROM THE OL,P NORTH STATE AND ITS CAPITAL
A Norfolk Boy's Triumph at Wake
STATE BONDS SELL WELL
Ten Tbonaand Dollnra Wnrtli ?eil ror
81 ?1 For f.nctt 8100 Par Vnlno
Prnlleulinrj DlrocloM I'urchnse
Milrt Factory?>cw t'linlr al.Wnko
Forest College - nnuiaso Halt?
Italelgh, N. C, May 25.?Ten thou?
sand dollars worth of North Carolina fi
per cent, bonds were sold here yester?
day morning for $11,100, or $141 for $100.
This Is the highest price at which these
securities have ever been known to sell.
They were issued 20 years ago, and still
have 20 years more to run. The bonds
were, sold by parties in Virginia and
bought by capitalists here.
Tho deal was made through Col. A.
M. McPheeters, who says it is the high?
est price he ever know North Carolina
C's to bring.
The interest on these very bonds
North Carolina C's?was paid by the
Hinte Treasurer yesterday. U Is paya?
ble sctnl-annually?In April and Octo?
ber?and to settle the April instalment
of interest a check was given for $?>?!.
fitil. Most of these securities were held
in New York.
SHIRT FACTORY SOLD.
Tlte penitcntlny directors, or rather
t'.-.e- committee appointed by the board
to take the matter in charge, yester?
day decided to purchase the shirt fac?
h ? amount to be paid for it is $5,
wcro several considerations I
t. . led Hie- committee to take this i
I. The contract made toy the Fusion
beard with the bwnt r of the factory is
a ruinous one for the penitentiary, and
has two more years to run.
L'. Tile dir.. rs could not have bro?
ken this contract without having a. $::o,
000 da mage suit to light.
X U' a private individual can manu?
facture shirts with convict labor why
the penitentiary can't do the same.
4. The Inventory of the shirt factory
machinery shows it to be worth 5-l.suo.
WAKE FOREST COLLEGE.
The trustees at their meeting this
morning decided to divide the- depart?
ments of Physics and Applied Mathe?
matics ami establish In its stead two
chairs, one id' Physics and one of Ap?
plied Mathematics and Astronomy. The
salaries for the new chairs as well as
that of pun- mathematics was made
$1,200 Instead of $1,600.
There is considerable talk of the trus?
tees recommending the sale of the col?
lege's Standard Oil stock, but nothing
definite has been done about it.
Prof. Chas. Drewer, of the Chair of
Chemistry, and Prof. Paschal, nsslst
nht in Latin, have been awarded fel?
lowships, the first at Cornell, thf last
ut chic,ic.o, and will study there next
tine thing that will engage the atten?
tion of the trustees of the- college will
he a proposed sweeping reduction in
the tuition fees ai d a uniform rate for
preachers and lay students alike.
A NORFOLK BOY.
The program rendered at to-day's
commencement exercises was as fol?
Salutory Address?C. N. Bailey, Nor?
Oration, North Carolina in the Twen?
tieth Century?W. F. Powell. Wake
county, N. C.
Oration, Individuality ? W. N. John?
son^ Sampson county, N. C,
Ora.tpn, Literature nnd its Rewards
- T. 1). Savage, Hertford county, N.
Oration, The Third Act?L. R. Var?
ste, Gates county, N. C.
Oration, The Value of a Vole?P. S.
Carl ton, Duplih county, N. C.
Valedictory Address, The Rattle of
Life?J. C. Turner, Statesvllle, X. C.
Bnccnlatireatc Address and Presenta?
tion of I Hplomns.
ANOTHER DAMAGE Sl'iT.
The Southern Railway has ort hand
another heavy damage suit. It is
brought by Will Tunstnll for Jrtjurlcs
received in an accident at Harrlsburg
In collision a year or mere ago. in
which Jerome Kinney was hurt and one
or two men wer,- killed. The- suit is
brought in Alnmance county and comes
up tliis we. k. Mr. Kinney brought
suit in Davidson and recovered $20,000.
NEW SILK MILL.
The contract was let n few days ago
for the building of the new silk mill
near Ronnoke Rapids. This mill, un?
like the two other silk mills now b ting
established In North Carolina, is chief?
ly owned by local investors.
R. B. Pro.-tor, who returned this
morning from a business (rip to Nor?
folk, saw the captured Spanish cruiser
Reln.a Mercedes, which Is anchored off
Old Point. He says it is a long, din?
gy, dirty looking vessels, and bears
numerous scars and marks received In
the light off Santiago.
PROGRAM FOR TRINITY.
COMMICNCKMKNT AT SOFT11 F.RX
CONSniTVATORY OP MUSIC.
Durham, N. C, May 2r..?The follow?
ing is the program for Trinity College
Sunday, June 4, S:,10 p. m.?tcalau
reate Address by President Jediu C.
Monday, June r., <\:a"rt p. m.?Raecalaii
reate sermon, by Bishop Wallace W.
Duncan, Bpartantourg, s. C.
Tuesday. June C, 11 a. m.?Alumni nd
diess, by Dr. E. T. White, Oxford, N.
Tuesday, June fi. S:H0 p. m.?Literary
address, by BisTiop John ii. Vincent,
Buffalo. X. Y.
Wednesday, June 7, 10:?.0 a. m.?
The ?commencement officers are as fol?
lows: Chief Marshall. Ptrcy Reade,
Durham; Assistant Marshals, S. H. An
?tarsou, WUaeu; G. ii. Flowers, T_y- i
lorsvllle; O. A. Lucas, Wilson; H. A. |
Lambeth. Thomasvllle; J. H. Ormond,
OrmondsvlUe; Manager, Richard Webb;
Assistant Managers, J. K. Wood, Ashe
boro; M. C. Gutllrle. Southport; F. C.
< >vi?-11. Concord; G. A. Hoyle, Belwood;
F. S. Cardcn, Virginia; H. F. Minis,
The closing exercises at the Southern
Conservatory of Music In this city will
take place as follows:
Tuesday, May :10, 8:S0 p. m.?Graduat?
ing recital, by candidates for certificate
Thursday, dune 1. S:30 p. m.?Grad?
uating recital by Miss Margaret Mor
Saturday, June S, S-.I10 p. m.?Grad?
uating recital by Miss Marguerite
Thursday, June S, 11 n. m.?Award?
ing prize medal, conferring certificates
Thursday, Juno S, S:C0 p. m.?Final
Another Division of Naval Reserves
I'ulille School Commencement Excr
eine? ? A House Sollt ? Rorlolli
Couple Illiirriotl?(tolorod I".vi?iic.e?
Hats Vlult III* t'OUUtjr Jail.
(Spcelnl to Virginian-Pilot.)
Elisabeth <'ity. N. c. May 2."..?Tho
commencement exercises of tho public
schools will close with the following
program Friday night, when the medals
will be awarded to those who ore ad?
Lily Song . "Bunch of Lilies"
* Third and Fourth Grades.
(1) . "Warren's Address" .
. Eddie Gregory
"Brought to Trial for Blow'n".
"June Hoses" . Third Grade
(2) . "independence Bell"..Willie Cherry
"Dame Grnmmur and Her <'lass-'...
. Fourth Grade
I (.1). "An Eastern Story" .
. Edgar Williams
"Hand -: and the Ghost".Fourth Grade
< l>. ? The Burial of Sir John Moore"
"The World's Fair Grenadiers"....
. Fourth Grade
(5). "The Cavalry Charge" .
. Tuzcxvell Lamb
"The Graduates". Fourth Grade
(?",). "The Philippines".John Cartwrrght
"Mother Goose Medley"..Fourth Grade
(7). "Vaccination" .lohn Winslow
"Open the elates as High as the
Sky" . Third Grade
Dialogue . ''Have ;i Shim', sir'.'"
Presentation of Medals?Mr. P. 11.
A HOME SOLD. !
I Mr. C B. Pendleton and wife have
conveyed to Mr. Wm. H. Fowler, of
I Key West, Fla., their old home in that
city for $3,000. The deed was probated
here yesterday and forwarded for re?
cord i-.i Florida. Although Mr. Pendle?
ton has made this cltv ids home, he
still has large business Interests in
Florida, which he has not yet disposed
11 V.M ENEAL.
Mr. John E. Cartwrlght and Miss
Estellc C. Kcnnit, of Fas' Norfolk,
were marrii d yesterdny in the parlors
of the Central Hotel by Itev. lt. C
I tea man.
Mrs. Lcn. Hyslop, after having spent
about six woks among her and her
husband's people, In Berkley, Va., re?
turned yesterday to her rooms, in the
PERSf >N A L.
Miss Alice Wychoff, who has been
visiting her friend. Miss Bertha llin
ton, on West Fearing street, returned
to her home yesterday, in Elizabeth,
The military spirit seems to dominate
our young na n. They met last night
nod organized n second elivislon of
Naval Reserves with forty men. C. R.
Merrill is captain, F. II. Shlpp. first
lieu,, nani; |.. Al. nexter, ciisign; Geo.
M. Scott. Jr., treasurer, and George
c< >!a >HED EVANGELISTS.
Some colored evangelists, hailing from
Buffalo, N. V.. havo been preaching
here about a week t<> large crowds on
lie- sir et corners from their gospel
wagon. This morning they obtained
permission from Sheriff Grandy to I
preach to the "spirits in prison." The'
result was n very happy time with the
Inmates. Oho woman ??.?<* so happy
that she Insisted on shaking hands
with tho Sheriff who arrested her. t
Mr. <'. i:. Kramer is putting a very'
neu I Iron fern ? around Iiis handsome,
residence on Ma n street.
? over the cork, oar signature and labef
on every bottle-?to pi event fraud ? to
t r.--.:re done t g ? Incss and purity and
No othi r way to do all this ? for you.
N'-v-r Mid in bulk.
Of r>rn-r-i:it?, Grocers, anil Licensed De-lers.
?FOB SALE AT?
WHITE BROS., Norfolk, Yd., and
BROWN'S HOTEL, C H. Brown, Pro.
prietor, Portsmouth, Ya.
pol*, r.. - ?
.1, i lo. ii
Wi. [t$, ii naaIara I alt
charges, or >nf mllanm.?
I u.U. irnl.ui >n or alcers
tips ? f di a e o ii? niew
UtEvm CHtMiettCft brane*. Noa-attrintenl
^ClNCISKtll.C SCa3 So,lJ by *>roBSl?l?
? ? nt in plain wrappM
if''f. prepaid, ij
?.r 3 beule? ?.'.:'
VVlS lOI . :?? lllioal. i-i,?i)ic9. Cop.
.?.--Colored Spots, Aches. Old Sores, UI
cers :n Month, Hair Falling? Writo COOK
REMEDY. CO.. P.T7 MASONIC TEMPLE,
t'titrngo, HI. for proofs of cures. Capital
liOO.COO Worst cases cured la 15 to 31
days. 100-page book free? Jul-lg
A Gas Range
Perfect in all require?
ments, is a necessary
adjunct to a Happy
CITY GAS CO
A Sr. Louis paper hanger and contractor. In enumerating- some of his
past troubles, said : " My wife and I swear by Ripans Tabulcs. Many a
morning I have pone to work on a job and had to quit. I can't begin to tell
you all the suffering I have ?onc through. I lou my appetite and neatly
starved myself in trying- to work up s relish for lood ; but indigestion, dys?
pepsia, constipation, biliousness and headache constantly attended me. I
took bitters, tonics, pills, but they didn't cure me. My wife had also some
trouble with her stomach and it was a friend of hers who first told her to try
We started in together to take them. My appetite soon came back and I
began to feel Lully, and my wife is as well as ever she was in her life."
Are now recognized ni requisites to mod?
ern comfort, hut their full value in va?
rious fields has net yet been realized.
Very many public buildings, stores and
offices nro supplied with electrically
driven fans during the summer months,
but dwellings, apartment houses and
hotels might yet be rendered more com?
fortable by artificial breeses.
/jx?ufr <?-<ft>-ft> <*>?-o ooo <S-C-0
Restores Life, Color, J
Beauty to the Hair, f
a THE BEST YOU HAVE EVER TRIED. <>
4 If yon linvfi i?e\-er tried II,
Tlir tirnt ynu have never tried
Should he on every dressing table.
V A Toilet Article, no: a dye.
$ Rev. A. A. James. Pas I r Presby
A terian Church, Joncsvillc, ^S. C,
v says of it :
$ "it 's far sur-erinr to anything of
tile kind 1 have ever Bet n."
? All Druggists. PRICE SI.00.
Send for circulars.
x INSIST ON GETTING IT.
Prof. \V. K Abernethy, President
tntherford College, N. C:
"Will do all that Its mjr.ufuctur
*5?<?0 OOO <C>0<!>
Beleg excellently well equipped with
modern nnd highly Improved machinery,
superior workmen, and using only lh<> 1) >st
and purest Washing Materials, we can
safely guarantee First-Class nnd l'p-t:>
OFFICE 105 GP.ANBY ST.
New Phone 874.
IRWINS EXPRESS CO.,
2IBWater St.. Phone 6,Ei!her Phona
We haul anything to and from any?
where in the thrco eitles.
Special facilities for hauling Safe?,
Ooilera Furniture and Pianos.
Uela filled uud filling wauled.
oivn ait nun
Of all Broken Assort?
At half price and less.
A chance in Children's
Reefers at greatly reduced
prices and Specials in
P.K. and Crash Skirts.
34 Granby Street.
THE MONTICELL? CORNER.
FRENCH OHMS! FRENCH 0RGf\SD!rcS!
Nothing as yit has been produced us a
orrect substitute i>>r these goods. Tiny
possess u cool Summer appearance, and
wo are showing KOECIUAN'S, THE
UEST MAKERS, in rare designs of the
mo. i beautifully l>; ndi l colorings, and
am particularly adapted to the modern
ASK TO RE SHOWN
\m Dimi?es i im.
These three Items contribute largely t<>
your present needs \\v are showing
every ebnotdvablo stylo In I'lque effects,
1 from 10c. up to EOa. per yard. Our sp,
lolnltlcs in 1)1 mitt oh nnd lawns w 11 Bug
st to you at once that they are not tin*
class of goods usually found at this price.
So. Loll 'Phone Mo. 437.
So. Stales 'Phono No. 823.
ON MONDAY, TUFSDAY AND WED?
of this week, we shall offer Iii?: now
trimmed in the best Taffeta Silk or
Velvet at $1,50.
All stylish Yachts at a reduction
of 2 5 cents on the dollar.
At the same time, our stock of
Trimmed Dress Hats will continue to
add new styles.
JOHN 0. GflMRGE
Sewer and Weil Pipe
Li mo, Cement3,
Shingles, Flooring Etc
NORFOLK, \ A.
For Over F:ii'ty Years
MRS. WINSLOW S
has li^en used for Children while teeth?
ing, it soothes tii ? a ftens tbj.
gums, allaya all pain eure? wind, colic,
regulates th.- stmach u I ' owe Is, and
Is tin best remedy for d:.i:-rlwea. Twcntj
five cents a bottle. S !d by all drugguts
throughout the world.
><?L DR. ANNA GIERIN3,
Pi rate sanitarium
cf h ? lt*reput*. Veg.
etable compound for
C-j ? /-Vi3 female complaints
i1.0C Lilly Whll?
Regulative tviis ji
Wives without chil.
dren cons-alt me.
1c03 E, Halt morn St.,
Wo guarnntco all trunks bought ot us
for 0:10 year and repair tbcm free ot
charge. Wc paint tho name and address
on your trunk gr.it s. Leather Name
Tasa given away with all leather bags
and Dross Suit Cases.
A FEW SPECIALS FOR THIS WEEK
A square-top Canvass Trunk, brass
bolts and clamps. Iron bottom, brass knees
on top and bottom, steel strap hinges,
2-sola leather straps, division for hat box.
DRESS SUIT CASES
A leather Press Suit Case, worth 5-1.00,
our price 12.75.
A Leather Dress Suit Case, worth 55.00,
our price, 53.75.
Roller Tray Trunks,
Automatic Tray Trunks,
Wo have a complete stock of Traveling
Bags and Press Suit Cases, Ladles' and
Men's IVokct-beoks Traveling Goods of
,i!l k tuts, such ns. Clocks. Drinking Cups,
l-'lasks and Traveling Companions. Give
us a cull. It will pay you.
Norfolk Traut Fedora,
172 Church St. near Main.
E. L MATER. WM. M. WHALEI.
MAYER & CO.
Manufacturers' Agents. Importers and
nrd supplies. Toots, Sliafllng and Pullovs,
Engines ami Uoiiors. Pump?, injectors.
8yphones Hose. Iron l'ipo and Filings.
Vulves, Cocks, ftc. Saw;, Rafting Gear,
Rolls, Nuts. Washers, Belting. Packing,
Waste lro.1. Steel. Nails. Oils. Cordage,
v ?? guarantee tho quality of our goods
mil nlse prompt delivery, and with in?
creased facilities we are prepared lo meet
.lompetltors. Inquiries and orders so
?.S COMMERCIAL PLACE.
TME HENRY WALKE CO.,
Ai d Railroad Supplies,
HARDWARE AND SHIP CHANDLERY
"G ant" and "Giant Planer," leather
netting, "Qlant," "Granite," and "cihaw
ntii" Rubber Melting.
Agent for Knowles' Steam Pumping
Norfolk Iron Works,
?EO. W. DUVAL & C0?
NO. 15 WATER STP.ELT. NORFOLK.
ENGINES, BOILERS, SAWMILL and
ail kinds cf machinery of the most Im?
proved patterns. Also repairing at the
shortest notice. Particular attention to
steamboat work. DUVAL'S PATENT
UOILER TORE FERRULES are th?
only perfect remedy for leaky boiler
tul i?s They can be Inserted In a few
<?:; by any engineer, and are war
: .1 '.cd 10 stop leaks.
For Lowest Prices
and Best Terms
??n Portable, Stationery. Corliss and Ma?
rine Engines, Steam Hollers,all styles and
.-./.? ^; Gas, Gasolene and Naptlia En?
gines, Electric Motors, Saw, Grist and
ingle Mills, Wood working Machines,
Delling, Scales of all kinds, &c. Call oa
or write 10
T, A. PERRY,
No. ?.Gl Water street iRoper Building),
ltjth phones No. 4. Norfolk, Va.
W. Ii, TAYLOR & CO.,
RAILROAD, STEAMBOAT AND MILIi
Agents for this s. etion for the sale ot
Grnton & Knight's Leather Belling. New
V'i rk Bolting and Packing Company's
Rubber Goods Knowlton's Patent Pack?
ing. Snow Steam Pumps. my7-lm
J. W. RAM AGB. W. X. WALLER,
GilflGE k WALLES.
Headquarter for Foreign
Csnieiii. lime, Piastsr. mil
Sewer aiui Chimney Pipe, Laths,
Shingles, &c Om'ce and warehouse!
12 to 18 PLUME ST
Near h: Briigs. NORFOLK VA.
172 Main Street.
Headquarters' fox the only genu'he
Fri nch Vienna and Home Made Bread In
city. Fancy Cakes and Ice Crcama of
, rerj description known to the art.
Have you tried our sparkling Soda? All
syg-ups drawn from plass Jars. Syrup
made from fruit juices only. No extracts
used A trial will convince you.
In the Cafe you can bo served with all
the delicacies of the season prepared by
Specialties each Saturday,
WATCH THE WINDOWS. V