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TOWN OF SUFFOLK.
Thirty-second Senatorial District
is Safely Democratic.
A New Bank Proposed-Seyeral Real Es?
tate Oeala Religious Kowa?Petersburg
Sportsmen-Domocratlo Speaking Mon?
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(Special to Virglnlan-Pllot.)
Suffolk. Va.. Oct. 13.?The Thlrty
second Senatorial district can be
counted on to give 1,000 Democratic ma?
jority. That Is regarded us a conserv?
ative estimate, and it may go larger,
Southampton will lead with about COO.
Democrats over there are In good work?
ing shape, und then they want to how
that they are not sore because "i iov
crnor" Brownley did not win at Now
Isle of Wight will probably come over
with some 400, though this amount mny
be reduced by the activity o? colored
people In some localities.
Nanscmond is' the only county at
least doubtful, but the Democrats hop
by an aggressive campuign from now
till election day to got a small ma?
jority. There was a new registration
last year, and the names of many
voters of both parties arc not yet on
Owing to the difficulty In marking
bnllote correctly, Maynnrd will lead
Bryan, and "Wise will lead McKinley in
PROPOSED NEW BAN Iv.
A new bank is being talked of for
Smithileld. Several capitalists headed
by Mr. M. F. Langhofne have decided
that it would be a goon thing, and con- i
slderable stock has already been spoken j
for. They intend to have 125,000 capital
stock. The Bank of Smithileld is pros?
perous. It recently declared a 7 per
SEVERAL REAL ESTATE DEALS.
Hurricane Branch, crier, to-day sold
for Robert and W. T. Wright, admin?
istrators, the farm containing 165 acres,
owned by the late William S. N.
Wright. W. T. Wright bought it for
A deed put on record to-day conveys
the planing mill in East Suffolk, owned
by James B. Phllhower, to J. H. Kel
lum, N. L. Holland and Edward Hoi
land, trading as J. H. Kellam & Co.;
consideration, $3.300. The grantor
agrees not to operate a planing mill
in, or within two and a half miles of
Suffolk, for five years.
Leila M. VVlnther to Job G. Holland,
four acres In Holy Neck: $100.
Jennie W. Smith and husband, TL E.
Smith, to Caroline V. Norlleet, a lot at
Bank and Pinner streets; considera?
tion, assumption of lien Indebtedness
amounting to Ji.100.
E. E. Holland, special commissioner,
to J. E. and B. D. Crocker, 310 acres
In Cypress District; $1,585.
AT RELIGIOUS PLACKS.
Miss Prances Qulmby, organist at St.
Paul's P. E. Church, will Sunday after?
noon, at 4 o'clock, begin a series of free
concerts, to which the public Is Invited.
She, will be assisted by Miss Helen
.Qulmby, violinist, and Miss Florence
Harney, soprano. The program:
,Whltlng . -
Miss Francos Qulmby.
Moszkowukl .. "German v" tfrom
"Les Nations Miss Helen Qulmby
Schnecker .... "The Angels' Anthem"
Spark. "Jerusalem. Hie Golden"
Miss Frances Qulmby.
Godard . "Adagio Pnthetique"
Miss Helen Qulmby,
Maschernol."The Brighter Day"
Buck ."Triumphal March"
Miss Frances Qulmby.
Rev. L. R. Christie, of Norfolk, is
expected to preach Sunday morning at
the Baptist Church. It Is thought Un?
church will receive official notification
regarding the decision of Lev. L. E.
Barton, of Hope, Ark., w.lio has been
called to take ..io place made vacanl
by Rev. J. F. Love's resignation.
Miss Janio Carr lias been chosen as
organist at the Methodist Church,
take the plate of Mr. George Scott, re?
Dr. W. W. Staley's subjects at the
Christinn Church Sunday will be im?
plored Help" and "Deliverance Con?
Rev. J. J. Smallwood, colored, presi?
dent of the Claremont Industrial Col?
lege, in Surry county, will preach three j
times Sunday at the Pine Street A. M.
E. Church?11. 3 and 7:30.
THREE PETERSBURG SPORTSMEN
-l-ltirrlcainj Branch laei night had? 11?
?deal with three white men, who said
they were sportsmen from Petersburg,
and who were found riding "blind bag?
gage" on a Norfolk and Western pas?
senger train. They had guns and other
sporting paraphernalia, and probably
told a true story nbout their home.
The men were given the alternative <>t
paying fares or being brought to Suf?
folk and locked tip. Tin y paid.
SOUTHAMPTON OR ATI IRY.
Mondav is the beginning of County
Court in Southampton. The Democrats
will bo addressed by Judge Mann, of
WILL LIKELY PROVE FATAL.
Mrs. Nancy Hill, who lives one and
one-half miles from Suffolk, on the
Somerton road, is thought to be dying
as the result of a stroke of paralysis
which came this evening about sunset.
Mrs. 11111 Is about 6"> years old. Thl ?
Is the third stroke and is very likely
to prove fatal. Mrs. Hill Is in
sclous. She is the mother ol C. W.
Reynolds, of Nanscmond county, nnd
Mrs. Annie New, of Norfolk uouty.
SHOUT OX ES.
Schooner Charles G. Joyce, Win al ?
cleared this evening for Baltlmon Ith
lumber from the Nanscmond Lnmhei
Mr. R. L. Hale, of Norfolk, an insi a
tor of the Postal Telegraph Company
was In Suffolk to-night.
Mr. Frank H. Snipes was yesterdaj
appointed postmaster at Zunl, Isle of
Mrs. J. J. S. Branch and Mn i
ward Parker returned to-night fr- tn
A gentleman who returned last night
from the Farmvlllc fair, Bays it was n
success. There was a big crowd at the
tournament. Governor Tyler made- an
No. 4 Norfolk nnd Western I rain did
not pass Suffolk till early Sundaj
Chairman Parker is preparing for the
biggest rally of the-campaign at liela
A' X<BERT HOWARD GAR R ETT, Di?
rector Vocal Department Norf.,1k
Conservatory, will meet, pmills SATUR?
DAY AFTERNOONS for private instruc?
tion in Vocal Culturo and Singing, nt IT,
Main St., Suffolk._opl2-lw ?
WANraD^APPLICANTS FOR LIFE
Itisurunce; to receive UNION
? CENTRAL dlvldando you must have Un
Ipn Central Policies. WOODARD &
ELAM, District Agonta, Suffolk, Va.
ware Park. Attorney General Monta?
gue lias promised positively to come,
und there may be another speaker of
THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
INTEREST IN FOOTBALL GAMES
PERSONAL AND OTHERWISE.
(Special to VIrglnian-Pilot.)
University of Virginia. Oct. 1.1.?After
Wednesday's game, stock on Virginia's
chances with the Indians took a big
rise. The Kichmond Collegians wore no
match for the "Varsity eleven, who
walked all over the hoys. Not once
during the entire game did Kichmond
College make the necessary live-yard
gain. They have n very line, snappy
team, and with men of their own
weight; will put up an excellent game.
Two Norfolk boys play on Kichmond
College, both being half-backs. They
are Lankford and Sidney F, Pollard;
both tire from the Norfolk High School,
where they received their preliminary
training In the school-room as well as
c;n the grid-Iron.
A large number of students accom?
panied the Virginia team to Washing?
ENCOURAG! KG PROSPEt 'TS.
The prospects for the Virginia-Caro?
lina gone in Norfolk an: still en?
couraging. The management here is
only waiting <>n the financial end of the
undertaking, it is estimated that the
expenses on this trip to Norfolk, in?
cluding everything, will be $1,200. The
special correspondent of the Vlrglnlnn
Pilot. who is doing his host to get the
game for Norfolk, informed the man?
agement that at a conservative esti?
mate 3,500 to 4,COO people would attend
this game. It would he a great day for
Norfolk, it being the biggest game ever
seen on a Virginia gridiron, it is to
he hoped that the pinp will soon be
arranged. Carolina is willing to piny
here, which arrangement would only
cost about $350.
The fnll meeting of the Board of Vis?
itors will begin .Monday. Prof. Q. W.
Miles, of Rad ford: Hon. Daniel S. Han
non, of Chariot tesville: Hon. C. 1'.
Jones, of Highland, ami Hon. K. \\\
Moore, of Fairfax, have arrived. Con?
siderable business of Importance is ex?
pected to be transacted at this moot?
ing, including an appropriation for the
completion of the new hospital.
I'l l lay evening the llrist regular meet?
ing of the Philosophical Society of the
University of Virginia was held in the
Association Hall. An able address was
delivered by the retiring presi?
dent. Dr. Kent. His suhject was
Tennyson's master-piece, "In Memo
Ham." It is needless to say that Dr.
Kent's address possessed that quality
of perfection which characterizes .ail
bis work. Dr. Kent has an excellent
delivery, and his enunciation Is very
clear, Iiis ability us an orator is of
rnre excellence. Dr. Kent holds the
chair of Engjlsh Literature hero at the
Prof. W. M. Thornton, of the Uni?
versity, delivered an address at the tin
vclllng of a Confederate monument in
Two autumn marriages occurred nenr
the University this week. Miss Marlon
N. Newman ami Mr. .1. A. Gllmore,
both of Qharlottesvllle, were united in
marriage, at "Sprlnk Bank,'' the resi?
dence of the bride.
Miss Louisa L. Disney and Mr. Tay?
lor Thornton, of Port Royal, Va., were
married at the bride's home near the
Brodle ?'. Walke, ex-eaptaln of the
baseball team, and of grid-iron fame,
has again made bis appearance and
will play half-back on ine team.
The ends have been strengt lu lled by
the addition of Bride, a veteran at that
R. E. I.. Taylor, of Norfolk, has been
elected manager of the baseball team
for this year.
Mr. Cahell Dabney, nn attorney of
Norfolk, is visiting his mother on Pres?
VISITORS PROM PHILADELPHIA
?SENT TO GRAND JURY.
(Special to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.)
Newport News, Va., Oct. 13.?Mayor
Samuel H. Ashbrldge, of Philadelphia,
and the Select Council Committee on
the Soldiers' Monument, arrived at old
Point last evening from Richmond and
Autletam battlefield, ami to-day they
came to Newport News to see the
The party was met here by Mayor
Moss and escorted by him through the
shipyard and over the Chesapeake and
Ohio terminals. The Philadelphias
will return to Richmond this after?
I '.. sides the Mayor of Philadelphia,
w ho is a guest of che Cmnnii eomrrilt
tce. there are in the party Mr. Abra?
ham L. English, director of public
safety for the city, and the following
Counellmen: Messrs. S. I'.. Gllpln,
chairman: Henry Clay, Josiah Llnton,
.lohn II. Woodhead, Franklin M. Har?
ris. Jacob .1. s.is, Thomas Wlltbank,
Samuel T. Towns, Charles Hall, Jo?
seph 1.. Miles, Wilson Upperman. Mr.
Hall is the sergeant-nt-arms of the
SENT TO GRAND JURY.
John Clark, h negro, who is employed
in the shipyard, was sent to the grand
jury in the Police Com', this morning
on the charge (if assaulting another
negro by the name of Jim Roberts.
ARRIVAL OP THE MAIN.
The Norih German Lloyd Liner Main
reached here safely at r> o'clock this
afternoon after a disagreeable trip
? lown from New York. The Bucnu
Ventura, acting as her rudder, parted
???iide in the storm outside the Capes
last nighl ami much difficulty was ex?
perienced handling the ungainly hull:.
A RUNAWAY ENGINE CAUSES
(Special to VIrglnlan-Pilot.)
Crewe, Va., Oct. 13.?Considerable ex?
citement prevnilede hero for a few min?
utes lato Thursday afternoon, oeca- |
sinned by n runaway engine on the
Norfolk and Western Railroad. Two
of the employees, who have charge of
the engine;! while they are in the
round-house and yards here, were pre?
paring an engine to go out, when, by
some reason, the engine got away from
them. One of the men was on tlie ten?
der at the time, ami, supposing that
the engine would run in on a switch
and crash into another engine before
he could get to the throttle to stop it.
jumped to the ground, to avoid injury,
but it only "side-swiped" the other en?
gine, doing but little harm, ami rushed
out on the main line and sped down the
track at a very high rate of speed.
The train dispatcher was Immediate?
ly notified ami another engine sent af?
ter the runaway. It was found at a
stand-still at the 123 mile-post, nearly
half way between Nottoway and
BlackBtone, and some six .>r seven miles
from here. Fortunately no trains were
on that portion of I he road at that
time and no damage was done.
The affair caused great excitement
among the people who know it was in
A BOY HANGED?TO IDENTIFY
Hampton. Va., Oct. 13.?Wilford Hor?
ton, colored, aged 14 years, met death
In ia most peculiar and strikingly
strange manner yesterday evening
shortly after 6 o'clock by falling from
a swing arid breaking his neck.
The youth lived with an old colored
woman named Aunt Maria Williams,
near Oakland Cemetery, and It w:as In
her yard that the accident happened.
The old woman left the house late yes?
terday evening, leaving Horton In
charge. In the yard is a swing upon
which the boy had amused himself at
various times. It Is supposed lie en?
gaged in the sport yesterday, and from
ihe evidence of an eye witness, was
seen standing in the swing rocking to
and fro shortly before he was dlscov
red had. Whether lie fell from the
swing and caught bis chin under the
rope, or whether he suicided, is not
clearly known, but it was the general
impression that ho had fallen to his
At any rate, a small child of Mr.
Johnson, who resides in the neighbor
j hood, happened to be passing the Wll
I Hams residence when she noticed Hor
ton's body suspending from trie swing,
and thinking the hoy was endeavoring
to frighten her. at once went to his
Ride. She noticed that Horton was
frothing from the mouth, and wfien be
Tailed to reply to her call the little girl
hurriedly gave the alarm. %
Malta W illiams, with whom he lived,
was soon op the scene, .and the body
was lowered from its position to the
ground, but not until death had en?
TO IDENTIFY STEWART.
Hop. John F. Pinny. Assistant Treas?
urer of the United States, will arrive
in Hampton to-night for the purpose of
visiting Henry W". Stewart, who occu
; - a felon's cell in the jail here, und
j whom Mr. Finny believes to be the
young man wanted for passing a forged
check on one of the sub-treasurers. }
Mr. Finny ye: len'ay telegraphed
Mayor James B. Hope from Philadel?
phia apprising him of his intended visit
and informing His Honor that he
would reach the city to-day.
Mr. Fuy S. Collier, who had been
partly engaged to tiefend young Stew?
art, when his case came up for trial,
yesterday decided to withdraw from
the case ns counsel.
AN INTERESTING REVIVAL,?VET
ERA N ILL?POLITICAL.
(Special to Virginian-Pilot.)
Franktown. Va., Oct. 13.?The recent
rains and continued warm and growing
weather have greatly improved the
late corn, sweet potato and other fall
I XT H RESTING REVIVAL.
A meeting of deep and growing in?
terest Is now going on In the Metho?
dist Church. Services are held morn?
ing ami evening. The pastor. Rev. Dr.
N. Ray. is preaching with great
power two sermons a day to large con
grcgatlohs. The audiences are said to
be the largest assembled in the church
since the day of its dedication. The
n.Mng Is reaching many of the best
people in the community.
A CONFEDERATE VETERAN SICK.
Sergeahl Thomas O. Savage, who
was a member of the Thirty-ninth Vir?
ginia Regiment, and when it disbanded
was standard-bearer of the Eastern
Shore Roltallon from start to finish, is
ill with consumption at his daughter's
home on the sea side. He was in most
of tie- great battles fought by the army I
of Northern Virginia ami stacked his1
arms under Robert E. Lee at Appo
maltox, April f. 1865. Sergeant Say-'
age bore the colors of his regiment till
they were so shot to pieces that there
was nothing left hut the cord and tas
iol which he wore around Iiis body,
and brought home With him at the
"lie Is in the last stage of tuberculosis
disease, and is Hearing the sunset
section will go to hear him, and they
expect to elect him.
Senator LeCato made a visit last
(Friday) evening to the beautiful and
hospitalble home of Hon. Jotin E.* Not?
tingham, of this place, the efficient and
popular member of the House of Dele?
gates from Northampton county, and
spoke to a large gathering of voters at
night at Bird's Nest station. No man
is more popular than Senator LeCato,
and if it depended on the vote of these
people he would he the next Lieutenant
Governor of Virginia. His friends
think his chances are good any way.
REOPENING AT ONANCOCK.
The church edifice of the M. E.
Church, South, of Onancock will, after
tie- completion of extensive repairs, be
reopened on the nth and 14th of Octo?
ber. Revs. Drs. Judkins nnd W. S. Pel
wards Will ofllciatc, .and the pastor.
Rev. F. M. Edwards and others will
take part in the continued services.
Stag paint is guaranteed to give sat?
isfaction or we will paint the house
over free of charge. For sale by
M'CARRICK & LEWIS.
when you make up your mind you want a Range or Heater, In fact
anything in Hie housefurnlshlng line we ran supply you with tho
liest at the lowest prices. We carry a large and fine assortment
as can lie found In Norfolk. Furniture, all grades. Carpets. Mat?
tings and other goods too numerous to mention. Come and make
your selection. We will make terms to suit you.
272-274 CHURCH STREET,
I f"\UR UNDRESSED KIDS are open for Inspection \
\ V-/?also the BEST DRESSED KIDS ?,* u* |
I Including the medium and the low %
* priced. In SHOW WINDOW No. 2 be- %
yond question is displayed the largest as- %
? sortment of Men's Gloves ever shown by %
? any one firm in Norfolk. %
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% C3TMAKE A NOTE OF THIS- \
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II OVER 20 STYLES f
& of slates from our special $1.00 Mocha up. *f
! I OVER 20 MANUFACTURERS
: ?j represented such as Perrln, Dent, Fownes, Adler, Ireland, etc. 4
11 OVER 20 TIMES |
' jfc as many Full drr::s as any other dealer, while, pearl and the *
new delicate shades In Mocha for evening wear. 2
SHOW WINDOW NO.I-Threo specials in Medium Weight Under- V
I 25 AND 27 GRANBY STREET. ' |
374 Main Street, Norfolk, Va.
Men's, boys' and youths' clothing
at a third less than prevailing prices.
Assignment staring him in the face and which has since been made, a maker
whose name we have been asked to withhold, closed out to us last week an enormous
quantity of men's, youths' and boys' clothing at an immense concession, and we put it
on sale to-morrow morning, startling all Norfolk with values which you have a right
to expect only at the end of the season.
No better clothing is turned out than the garments which we offer in this pur?
chase, and it goes to you with our guarantee of satisfaction, than which nothing could
We have made Hirer lots of the Men's Suits In this purchase, and such values
as we offer are positively unprecedented. The saving Is a third and more, and
when you stop to consider tliat the qualities must be lirst-elas or wo would not
have accepted them, you will appreciate this sale as a wonder worker In values.
Her? are Suits of Casslmcre.* of Cheviot nnd of Worsteds, which wo havo been
glad to buy to sell at $12.50 ami others are now selling the same at
that price, yet we are able to sell them at .
Hurtdreds of Men's Suits?the best $15 values anybody has ever^ offered, in
Worsteds, Cheviots and Cnsslmeres?latest pattern effects and
cut In the newest style, to go fur .
The third lot consists of the finest Suits to he found In ready-made clothing?
the handsomest Cheviots, the highest grades of Worsteds and ? IQ pz g\
Cassimeres, Which at normal prices would bring IIS. shall go at.. 9l?iUU
Men's Covert Top Coats In all of the. fashionnble shades; also Bluck Cheviot
Top Coats which are extremely stylish, linished with the very best
linings and sold everywhere at $10. You may have your choice for..
About COO Fancy Cas-dmero and Cheviot
Suits (guaranteed all wool); also a lot of
Black and Blue Cheviot Suits, in sizes
frem 14 to 19 years?suits which you
havo never been able to buy for less
than $5.50. will all go In ?yl Q ?T
this sale at. 9'-ra?3'vJ
Another lot of Ixing Pants Youth's
Suits, in sizes from 14 to 13 years, of All
wool Plain Black and Uluo Cheviots.
Worsteds and Cnsslmeres and Neat
Striped Worsteds, with single and double
broased coats and vests?
regulurly sold for $10?to 50
Boys' Cheviot Vestee Suits, in sizes 3
to S years, trimmed with silk braid, also
dinihle-hreasted styles of same material.
In sISes >> to 16 years?both sorts hand?
somely lined with serge,
splendid values at $3?to
Boys' All-wool Cheviot and Scotch
Mixed Cheviot Vestcc Suits, trimmed
with silk braid and fancy buttons?
tho usual $4 style?to sell
Boys' Fine Striped Worsted and Black
and Blue Cheviot Vest Suits, with Italian
lining and double-breasted vests, as In
men's suits, trimmed with pearl buttons
--worth all of $7.50?to go QQ
VILLA SITES WILL BE ON SALE
BEGINNING MONDAY. OCTOBER 22nd. 10 fl. fvl
at the respective offices of the Real Estate Agents.
The first opportunity ever offered to the communities bordering on the beautiful, broad
and sale waters of Hampton Rlioads.
To Acquire Extensive Grounds For Suburban Homes at Moderate
_Prices and on Easy Terms. ^_ -
of and easy quick access by double-track Electric Railroad from the business centre of Nor?
folk to the large and commodius NEW PIER which will accommodate all the in-and-out-go?
ing steamers plying in our harbor.
UNSURPASSED NATURAL ATTRACTIONS.
Fine Fishing Smooth H^rd Bottom Bathing Beach, Safe, No Undertow, Good Surf, a
Ddiglu for Children: Piiiey Grove Park within 20 feet of Beach.
IMPROVEMENTS CONTRACTED FOR BY THE COMPANY NOW PROGRESSING.
Steam-heated and complete in its up-to-date appurte
i nances, to be opened winter and summer, in fact all the
year, costing $200,000.
STUEET GRADING B;vRus-sellp'Denby'costin^r over #2o'ooo'>sidewaiks eighteen
REM ft If IMP fir 0 AMft Uli BO By J. T. Bolton, affording to the entire residen
CmUVIllU ?b niLLO tial section an unobstructed view of Elizabeth
river and Hampton Roads,
specially designed for air. light and comfort.
PLEASURE PIER AND PAVILION.
PI EfiQIiDC I Alf [i One of the most important features of the improvements,
LlHuUibL Lnl\Li now in progress, is the removal of the undesirability of the
fresh water pond by converting a large portion of it into a pleasure lake and filling in the
other portion. The machinery is already on the ground for pumping and clearing the entire
area until sand bottom is reached.
NOTE: ?REAL ESTATE AGENTS can now be furnished with plats, price lists and all
printed forms by calling on
Asst. General Manager,
Norfolk-Hampton Roads Co,
OFFICE: NO. 302 COLUMBIA BUILDING.