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PAO-TING-FTJ, THE OBJECTIVE POINT OF FIELD MARSHAL
VON WALDERSEE S PUNITIVE EXPEDITION.
ALTHOUGH the United States, Russia mid Japan have ceased offensive war?
fare against the Chinese, the other allies under Field Marshal von Walder
see are making Pao-Ting-l .1, where -',000 native converts were massacred
recently, the objective point of a punitive expedition. Tao-Tiug-Fu is about 05
miles southwest of Pelting.
HAS AN ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING
AT THE SECOND PRESBYTE?
The music furnished by Prof. Whld
ditt and his chorus of forty voices was
a delight to the entire congregation,
which filled the church. The following
was the musical program:
Organ Pastorale . "Wachs
"Holy, Holy, Holy" Prof. Y\'hiddllt
Duet, "The Lord is My Light" .. Buck
By Prof Whldditt and Mrs. Barcroft.
"Jerusalem" .By the Chorus
The speaker of the occasion was the
Rev. Jere Wilherspoon, D. D., of Rich?
mond, who announced as his subject,
"The Protest of 1519." or "Why Called
Protestants?" The address was Indeed
an Intellectual treat to all who had the
privilege of hearing It. A synopsis can
make no adequate impression of the
Dr. Wilherspoon began his address
by saying "that there were some words
the very mention of which suggested
great historical epochs, such as the
words Revolution. Calvantsm, Reform?
ation, nnd that among such words was
the word Protestantism. And we ha ve?
no need to be ashamed of the name.
Its size is Inspiring. In 1S80 Protest?
ants numbered 120.000,000 in four years
It had increased a,000,000 more and to?
day they doubtless number about lf>0,
000.000. The quality of the people is In?
spiring. The great Teutonic race fur?
nishes mighty numbers to Protestant
Ism, while the Anglo-Saxon race,
leading tho world in commerce
and civilization. is the great
Strength of Protestantism. The
name stands for doctrines nnd
principles of which we ought to be
proud. (1) A spiritual church. (2) Jus?
tification by faith. (3) Good works its
tho fruit of faith. (4) The right of the
Individual conscience. t;">) and a free
Bible for tho people. Luther Bald
speaking of such doctrines, etc., "If
we fall, Christ will fall, and I'd rather
fall with Christ than to stand with
Caesar." Here Dr. Wltherspoon stated
that he had no purpose to make war
on any church, only to get at the un?
derstanding of the word so used. Then
he gave a complete, but concise, his?
tory of tho movement with all the great
characters connected with it. then
gave us tho three leading principles
for which the original 19 Protestants
(1) Religious toleration. "We take
no man's right of Judgment from bint,
is only a failure of strength.
It takes strength to get strength.
Get strength of stomach first.
Your stomach will then look
out for your body. Scott's
emulsion of eod-liver oil ena?
bles your stomach to get it
from usual food; and this is
. the way to restore the whole
We'll tend you a little to try il you like.
SCOTT & BOW NU, 409 l'earl street, New York.
and no man shall tnkc ours," some one
has well out it.
(2) The Infallible authority of the
Word of God. "The church does not
produce the truth, but the truth pro?
duces the church.',' Church visible, of
course, referred to.
CD Contended for the spirituality of
the church. The church not lo inter?
fere with the .State, and the State not
lo Interfere with the church.
For the same principles wo ought to
live in the year l'.IOO.
The audience was one of the largest
held under the nusplces of the Matte?
nde League during the present ye:<r,
and the interest manifested in the ex?
ercises of an unusual character..
The Ladies' Aid Society of LeKles
Memorial Methodist Church will give
an entertainment in the lecture room
of the church Thursday night at 8
A sock social will be given by the
Ladies' Aid Society of Colley Memo?
rial Presbyterian Church lo the mem?
bers of the congregation at the AV. C.
T. U. Hall next Thursday night. Re?
freshments will be served free of
charge. An attractive program has
been arranged for the occasion.
Mrs. O. Burgess loft last night for
Warrenton, Vn., as a delegate from the
Silver Cross Circle to the State Con?
vention of the King's Daughters, which
convenes in that city on the 17th in?
At the Central Avenue Baptist
Chinch to-night a farewell service will
be given to Rev. C. J. F. Anderson.
Who is to leave on "Wednesday for Bal?
timore on route for Rome, Italy, as a
missionary of the Foreign Missionary
Hoard Of the Southern Baptist Conven?
Mr. Henry Sheets died nt the Norfolk
Protestant Hospital last night, aged U
years. His funeral will be announced
Italian Club Festlvltlos.
Tbc Italinn Club of Norfolk, Ports?
mouth nnd Berkley and vicinity held a
social session last night at Engel's
Hall. There were about 12"> members,
present and about 65 now members
Officers for tho ensuing year were
elected ns follows: Louis Mangialetto,
president; D. Centrella, secretary: L.
Corleto, treasurer: M. Kuggiere, ser
geant-at-arms. The club la in a most
nourishing condition ami is probably
the largest nnd most influential Italian
?? iiil> in Virginia.
After tho election 'President Mangla?
letto delivered an address on the bene?
fits of the organization, Its social and
fraternal features. The next meeting
of the club will be held in about a w eek.
Enjoyable features at last night's
meeting wore the excellent orchestral
music, refreshments and choice cigars.
Among Our Cotton Mon
Weather In cotton belt very lino.
spot cotton in Liverpool declined
3-16d.; middling, 5 13-lde. Contract
market closed steady, C to 7 points de
Future contract market. New York,
declined '?',;< to 30 points, closing weak.
October, 9.40 to 9.41; January. 9.17; May,
9,17 to !>.1S; August, 8.96 to S.9?. Spot
cotton declined :i-ir>; oasy at ion. Stock,
40,599 bales, against 11.066 hales last
New Orleans contract market de?
clined 36 points on October, contracts
closing at 9.06. Spot market weak and
nominal at 9'w for middling.
Receipts at V. S. ports yesterday
wcro 80.237 bales, ngninst 69,340 last
year and 82.734 in 1898.
Southern spot markets declined from
S-16@% per pound yesterday. Wil?
mington market declined %c.
Receipts at Norfolk yesterday were
5,906 bales, against 2.GC5 last year.
PLEASED WITH NORFOLK
MR. JAMES F. NORTON 8PEAKS OF
HIS RECENT VISIT HERE.'
Assistant Chiof Jumps F. Norton, of
the Lowell, Mass.. fire department, who
recently visited Norfolk, has returned
to his home well pleased with his re?
ception nnd entertainment here. In t%
Lowell Sun, of October 8th, Is a columu
Interview given by Mr. Norton to that
Artor paying a handsome compliment
to Chief Ryan and the Norfolk and
Portsmouth lire departments Mr. Nor?
"Aside from fire department matters,
I might say that smooth paving Is
gaining a foothold in southern cities,
particularly In Norfolk, where private
companies are having streets running
through land owned by them, paved
with asphalt. Oyster shells are used in
paving many streets and roads In Nor?
folk. Tho shells are placed on the road
ns a dressing and are ground to a pulp
by tho travel. They make a hard road
and not a dusty one either. When It
rains, the street becomes very muddy,
but U dries very quickly. Many of the
streets nro still paved with the old
round paving blocks, but these are be?
ing gradually replaced with modern
"It may be of interest to Lowell peo?
ple to know that tho portion of St.
Vincent's hospital destroyed by fire is
being rebuilt and the structure when
completed will be a most Imposing one.
It will be considerably larger and the
grounds surrounding it will be more
"When our Lowell company visited
Norfolk, one of the men who assisted
In our entertainment was Andrew
Stevens. Those who know him will be
pleased to learn that he Is now captain
of the police in Norfolk and is very
popular in the department and well
liked by the citizens.
"The signs of progress and growth
are seen on every band. The change
In 29 yours is most marked. In the
present Norfolk there remain but few
evidences of the city of former years.
What was then an extensive coast is
now mudc land on which are erected
some of tho leading business structures
of the city.
"The people are willing to make many
sacrifices to benefit their city and seem
possessed of the proper spirit and en?
terprise that will win success. Some
of them say that should a few northern
capitalists become interested financial?
ly In ventures In their city, the pro?
gress and advancement would be more
rapid. They are already making their
homes In what we call the suburbs, and
new residential sections are building up
"A people so generous nnd kind
hearted deserve success, and their ef?
forts will be rewarded.
"During my visit I saw the various
points of historic Interest nnd made the
trip through Dutch Gap, made famous
by our General Rut lor.
"My trip was a most profitable one
to me. and I enjoyed it immensely."
The Christian Missionary Alliance of
the United States will convene in the
Christian Memorial Temple next
Thursday, and will continue In session
for five days, adjourning Monday, the
22d Instant. A number of distinguish?
ed clergymen from different parts of
the country will be present and deliver
addresses on special subjects to come
before the Alliance.
Miss Florence Williamson, of North
Carolina, is visiting friends on North
The regular business meeting of the
Anna Gordon "Y" will be held this
(Tuesday) evening at 8 o'clock at the
home of Miss Mary Whllehurst, South
Kelly avenue. A large attendance is
desired, as business of importance will
Rev. \V, R. Proctor began a series of
meetings at the Methodist Mission In
East Brambleton last night, looking to
a revival Of religion. The attendance
was large and much Interest manifest?
ed In the services.
The Rrnmbleton Wr. C. T. V. will
meet at the home of the president, No.
202 North Park avenue, at 3:30 o'clock
Rev. C. J. F. Anderson, assistant
missionary lo Rome, delivered an able
and interesting address before a very
large audience nt the Park Avenue
Raptist Church last night. Mr. Ander?
son leaves to-morrow for Baltimore and
from there to New York, whence he
will sail for Rome, Italy, with his wife.
He will carry with htm the best wishes
of his many friends here for a safe
voyage and successful work in bis new
field of gospel labors.
Plats and Prlco Lists Ready
Plata, price lists nnd various printed
matter relating to Norfolk-on-the
Roads are now ready for the various
real estate men In th'ls section at the
oflice Of General .Manager Benj. Lowen
berk. 302 Columbia building.
A Virginian-Pilot representative
passed over the new electric line yes?
terday and found a very busy scene at
the terminus. ,Norfolk-on-the-Roads.
Fifty carts were in use by gangs of
lnborers who tire leveling the sand piles
near the !shore. The earth removed is
used for tilling depressions here and
When the work now under way is
completed the outlook from the cottage
sites will he free nnd unobstructed.
One of the meat est features of the im?
provements now tinder way Is the
tilling up of a portion of the lake near
the terminus and the Improvement of
what is to he retained. This is a great
undertaking, but the result will be an
improvement both from artistic and
Shot in North Carolina
Mr. A. M. Mclver, of Norfolk, at 2:55
p. m. yesterday received a telegram
from Sanford, X. C, stating that his
brother. Kenney Mclver, had been shot
dead there by an tinknown man. The
message gave no details, but requested
that Mr. IM Mclver, of Norfolk, an?
other hrothei, he notified. Deceased
was born at Sanford, but has spent
some time in Norfolk, and has many
The predicted Georgia storm, which
swept along the coast and was central
off Hatteraa Saturday night and Sun?
day, has passed out to sea. It will
cover the path of the trans-Atlantic
steamship lines, and may ihake "rough
sailing" for ships touched by It. The
winds were Ui^u and sea heavy about
the Virginia Capes during the storm,
but so far no damage to shipping has
Pollco Board Did Not Moot
Mr. A. P. Thorn was still not well
enough to attend the meeting of the
Board of Police Commissioners yester?
day, consequently no meeting can be
arranged for till his health improves.
The report that there would be great
changes In the police force nnd the de?
nial of It arc both unwarranted by any
BRIEF ITEMS OF INTEREST.
St. Paul's choir began Its regular fall
A recent wind-storm damaged, to
some extent, the side walls of the new
theatre on Granby street, but repairs
have been made on them. This, per
hups, is what has given rise to reports
that the walls nre now unsafe.
The Norfolk W. O. T. U. will hold
their weekly meetings in the Y. M. C.
A. roomo Wednesday, 17th instant, at
10:30 a. m. All members are earnestly
requested to assemble promptly.
City Collector Baker Is in receipt of
the tax lists for the city for 1900?real,
personal and income. The city's entire
aggregate is $26,175,980. He Is ready to
have the people call at his office and
Miss Mary Strlcklcr, daughter of Rev.
Z. B. Strickler, D. D., of Union Theo?
logical Seminary, is visiting Miss Lilian
Foster, on Bute street.
The Frances Barnes "Y" will hold
th-*ir weekly business meoting thin eve?
ning at 8 p. in, All members are re?
quested to be present.
Messrs. F. A. Higble, of the New
York Herald; James Nat Rae, of the
New York Journal, and J. H. Burns,
of the New York World, were In Nor?
folk yesterday in the Interest of their
City Sergeant Lawler received notifi?
cation yesterday of the death at the
Central State Hospital, Petersburg, of
Clark Newton, colored, who was sent
from Norfolk to that institution In
April, 1891. His remains were Interred
in th ? hospital '.?nv!'.ei v.
Patsey Tatem, colored, reported to be
113 years of age, died at 138 South street
Friday, and was burled in West Point
Cemetery. The deceased Is said to be
survived by a daughter 75 years ol-i
and a granddaughter 46 years of age.
The revenue cutter Forward was in
The pilot boat Relief is here for coal
Atlantic Lodge of Mnsons bad work
in the first degree last night.
Mr. Harry E. Savage, general pas?
senger agon: of the Sorf?lk Railway
and Light Company, left last night for
Baltimore, Philadelphia and New
York on special business connected
with the company. Mr. Savage la a.i
up-to-date business man and hns had
much experience in railroading, and his
trip will doubtless prove of Incalcula?
ble benefit to this large and influential
TWO STATE LEAGUES
LATEST PROPOSITION THAT STAR?
TLES THE BASEBALL UNIVERSE.
Thursday s "Dally Tress," of Newport
Instead of a purelv Virginia League,
it is snld that steps are being taken now
to organize for the season of lti'il u base
hall league of eight or ten cities In Vir?
ginia nnd North Carolina.
Notwithstanding the reports circulating
already about the bright outlook for the
Virginia League next ; ? ar. the prospects
.'or a purely Virginia League are not so
encouraging, and It is raid that the man?
agers of Hie more successful teams of
last schsou would prefer to see a Vir?
ginia-North Carolina organization, in?
cluding live Virginia eitles and live cities
In the Old North State.
It can be stated almost positively that
next season the league magnates will not
aim to pick all of the cities In one section
with a view of keeping down traveling
expenses. There Is not enough rivalry
In the game when this plan Is adopted.
It is reported that In the event a two
Stato league la organized that the live
Virginia clubs will he as follows:
The cities of Raleigh, Wilmington,
Tarhoro, Durham anil several others are
said to be anxious to have clubs In a
league of this kind.
With a good ball team. In good condi?
tion, before the opening of the season,
Newport News will be a paying baseball
cltv. With a team representing Newport
News and Hampton, It is believed that
tho attendance nt all of the names here
or at Riverview Park would be very en?
It Is probable that the league magnates
will get together In a few weeks to dis?
cuss plans for the season of lfloi and then
It will be known just how baseball will
faro in Virginia.
"QUISANTE," by Antliony Hope?In
this work Mr. Hope exhibits bis ver?
satility as a writer by entering a field
practically new to him. The hook Is u
narrative or the present social nnd
political life in England, nnd has for
Its hero n man of a low caste, who, by
his eloquence and political ability, suc?
ceeds in gaining an entree into society
nnd a seat in Parliament. He marries
a woman far above him In clns.s and
succeeds in making her miserable by
his lack of breeding in some Instances
and lack of conscience in others. The
book tends to be rather tiresome in
some places, while In others it is full
of vivacity. Mr. Hope, in our opinion,
has not kept up to the standard as set
by the "Prisoner of Zcnda," "Rupert of
llentr.on" and?"I'liruso." NusbaunTsr'
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