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MORE OUTRAGES IN
Large Number of Democrats in
Johnston County Arrested,
THE WORK OF REPUBLICANS.
Plan to Throw Out Voto of the County nt
tho November Congressional Election?
Intense and Ulttor Indignation Aroused
-Fruit Shipper! Association to ho Or?
ganized? Vontli of Johu Kniest Nel
ineyor, Jr-Approncliing Mnrrlngo nt
Wluittou - Marriage Licenses Issued.
Ralelgh.j N. C, Oct. 16.?News has
been received here to tho effect that a
large number of the most prominent
Democrats In Johnston county have
been arrested and taken before United
States Commissioner Parker, who is
also the Republican county chairman,
and bound over to tho Federal Court on
a charge of Intimidating voters in the
Among those upon whom papers have
been served by tho United States Mar?
shal ure lawyers, ex-members of the
Legislature, county officers and promi?
nent political speakers.
Already several attorneys have vol?
unteered their services to defend these
men, and the Indignation manifested In
the community over the Institution of
such suits is intense and bitter.
Parker is the man who had the mili?
tary culled out during tue recent cam?
paign to protect him when he tried to
break up a Democratic speaking and
It is believed that those suits are In?
stituted by the Republicans for the
purpose of making an attempt to throw
out Johnston's vote in the November
Congressional election, If it is found
that by so doing they can got up a
contest for Pou's seat.
OF INTEREST TO FRUITERS;
The call for the formation of a Slato
fruit shippers' association, recently is?
sued by Prof. Gerald McCarthy, has
mot with general acceptance. Tho new
organization of fruit growers for mu?
tual protection is, therefore, assured.
The first mooting will be held In the
auditorium of the Agriculture building
nt 5 o'clock p. in., October 25th, 1900.
Prominent fruit growers from different
parts of North Carolina anil other
States will address the meeting. ?
.1. B. NIEMEYER, JR.. DEAD.
Mr. John Kniest Nlemeyer, Jr., died
nt tho homo of his father, .Mr. J. E.1
Nlemeyer. IIS West Furwood avenue.
Sunday afternoon, after an Illness of
four months, although bo bail been
confined to bis room less than three
weeks. Mr. Nlemeyer was an excellent
young man, Just mi the threshold of
life. He was 22 years, !i months anil 14
days old, but during those years be
lias built tip a noble example of manly
character, which his comrades nnd
friends will ever cherish. Only a short
time since bo was with bis companions
in the school room and now bis Jour?
ney of life is over.
The entire community grieves with
the father, the sister, Mrs. Edward
Blrdsong, nnd the three younger broth?
ers In the affliction that they have sus?
APPROACHING MARRIAGE AT
A special from Winston snys: "In
vltatlons were issued to-day to the
marriage of Miss Lucrctln Gorrell,
daughter of the late Col. A. B. Gorrell,
to Mr. Julius Henry Flirlss, formerly
of Greensboro, now a prosperous young
business man of jtuttc, Mon. The
happy event will bo celebrated at tho
First Presbyterinn Church bore nt 7
o'clock on the evening of October 21.
A reception will be tendered the bridal
party that evening at the homo of the
Marriage licenses were Issued to the
following couples yesterday:
Mr. Walter Smith nnd Miss Pearl
Mr. James G. Scagraves and Miss
Mr. George G. Driver and Miss Cor?
License was issued Saturday night
for the marriage of Mr. Jack Wood, of
Greensboro, and Miss Ecnti Wood, of
MEETING OF MERCHANTS.
There will be a merchants' meeting
in tho Mayor's office Thursday night
Just after tho meeting of the Audito?
rium Stockholders. This meeting has
absolutely no connection with the fair
or auditorium, but concerns every mer?
chant in the city.
AN ACCIDENT TO A TOR\CCO
Greenville, N, C, Oct. 16.?-Late Sat?
urday afternoon three floors in the loaf
tobacco factory of Roberts & Flcklcn
foil in. It was caused by the Hoots
not being able to sustain the heavy
weight of the immense stock of tobac?
co tlicy bad on hand. The.tower floor
was only about two feet above the
ground so that the floors could not fall
far, and possibly this prevented a to- j
tal collapse of the building. There
were about 200 hands at work In the
building at the thr.e, but fortunately
not one of them wna Inju.'Od in ai.y
way, all succeeding in gcttlns out
This Is the third necident to tho
snmo building. When it was being
built and the frame of Ovo stories was
up, a hard wind razed it to the
ground. A few years later it was '
badly damnged by a storm and came
neer be.ng ruined. Now three of the j
floors have fallen through and the en?
tire structure twisted out of shape.
It Is believed the house will have to be
torn down and rebuilt.
INCREASE OF SHIPPING?THE SE?
Klnston, N. C, Oct. 16.?President
Bryan, of the Atlantic and North Caro?
lina, had a shifting engine sent to Kln?
ston yesterday. The engine will stny
here through the busy season. The en
. glno was here two days of last week
and the change for the better was easi?
Mr. B. W. Hatcher, grand lecturer of
Masons, arrived in Klnston yesterday
afternoon. During the next two weeks
he will deliver to the Masons of Kln?
ston a series of lectures. All members
of the oraft are Invited to attend at the
St. John's Lodge. No. SG, A. F. and
A. M.. will conduct Masonic burial rites
at tho grave or Mr. R. T. Daughety at
Bcthuny Church, Sand Hill township,
next Sunday about noon. Mr. Dnugh
ety was a faithful member of this or?
der. The members of sister lodges are
Invited to be present.
The convention of the second district
will be held with Klnston Lodge, No.
C6, Knights of Pythias, about the first
of December. The Pythian lodges at
Goldsboro, Wilson, Kooky Mount, Tar
boro, Washington. Greenville, New
Bern and Klnston compose this dis?
trict. It is expected that nearly "W
Knights will be In attendant e.
MORE ABOUT KINSAULS
MANY PERSONS BELIEVE HE IS
The man who makes a visit up the
Wilmington and Wcldon railroad these
days and doesn't brlnP fresh corrobo
ratlon of the story or Kinsaul's resus?
citation after the hanging at Clinton
several weeks ago, is immediately put
down as one recreant to his duty and
altogether disappoint Ing.
One man who saw the execution at
Clinton same down yesterday and said
the story of resuscitation was all
"bosh;" another said he saw the ex?
ecution, and as soon as the murderer
was cut down he was hurried away
and placed in an adjoining room by
physicians and friends; he even went
so far as to soy that they look the
collin and ran with it. Still another
man said that Boon after the execution
Ktnsauls' wife was seen by him In
Richmond; he know it was she for
he contributed to the fund which she
was raising here for attorneys' fees
for her husband. And thus the story
A party of lawyers were discussing
the matter night before last of wheth?
er Ktnsauls could be hanged again in
tho event he bad really been snatched
from death arter being pronounced
dead by the physicians called in by
the county officially. There was a dif?
ference of opinion. "It would be a,
idie point at law." one of them said,
"and I would advise Kinsauls to re?
main In Richmond, or go further, If
he is really on earth yet."
MOVEMENTS OK PEOPLE KNOWN
TO THE READER. .
(Special to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.1
Edonton. N. C Oct. 16.?After a
month's absence on professional busi?
ness. Dr. E. J. Grlflln may now be
found at his oflleo, having returned on
the steamer Olive lust night.
The handsome display of millinery
goods by Mrs. L. L. Moore has caused
the Store to be visited by ladies in
huge numbers. It Is well worth the
time it takes to Inspect this display.
Presiding Elder Willis Is the guest or
his son, Rev. Mr. Willis, at the Bay
View, this morning.
Messrs. Bond, Pruden and Vann are
attending court at Wlnton this week.
Mr. F. W. White, proprietor of Ho?
tel White, Is preparing to open a pool
and billiard room at his hotel.
Dr. Campbell has moved his ofllce
from Water Street to Hotel White.
Postmaster Brlnkley Is attending
Federal Court at Elizabeth City this
Till: BIRD T.AW ? PERSONAL
NOTES OF INTEREST.
Henderson, N. C, Oct. 16.? The bird
Inw expired to-day. and hunters, with
dogs and guns are now too numerous
Hons. B. C. Beckwllh, Democratic
candidate for Presidential elector, end
Congressman John w. Atwater spoke
at the court house; here to-night.
We are pleased to see Mr. F. <_'. Toe
pieman out again alter a protracted
Illness. We trust he will continue lo
Miss Cecil Hight, who has been visit?
ing Mrs. Cora Gregory, left this morn?
ing for her home in Petersburg, Va.
Mr. Badger Burroughs, of the Sea?
board Air Line Railway, arrived In the
city yesterday from a trip of "check?
ing up" the offices between Monroe and
DEMOCRATIC SPEAKING ?MILI?
TARY OFFICERS TO RESIGN.
(Special to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.l
Hertford, N. C, Oct. 16.?Hon. T. G.
Skinner and Mr. W. T. Shannonhouse
will speak at the courthouse Friday
night. Mr. Skinner is well known for
his wit and combined powers of ora?
tory. Mr. Shnnnonhouse has sw>ken_
-hore-on-ftevornl occasions" 'll'iTtT'iiocds no~
further announcement as an eloquent
and authoritative speaker.
We learn that the young ladles of
this city will soon give a play, "Just
for fun," you know.
Captain T. F. Winslow has expressed
his wish to Company F, Second Regu?
lar North Carolina State Guard, to re?
sign after November 25th.
A PRETTY MARRIAGE?RESIGNED
?F. N T ERTA1N MENT?PER?
(Special to Vlrginlan-PHot.)
Elizabeth City, N. C, Oct. 1C?One
of the prettiest marriages ever solem?
nized here was that of Mr. Charles A.
Dean to Miss Catherine Ann Croon
loaf, nt the home of the bride's pa?
rents, on Main street, yesterday even?
ing at 2 o'clock. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. L. L. Williams, af?
ter which the bride and groom left on
the north-bound express for an ex?
tended tour of the North.
Mr. .lohn Snowden has accepted the
position of telegraph operator at the
Ofllce Of the Norfolk and Southern
Rnllroad nt this place. Mr. David Si?
mons having resigned.
Mr. Ralph Ringham, the Loy Ora?
tor, will appear at the Academy of Mu?
sic next Monday night. The proceeds
win be applied to the benefit of the
Baptist chap.el. Mr. Bingham has ap?
peared here several times nnd has al?
ways given entire satisfaction. A
large crowd will doubtless hear him.
as he Is a show within himself, and
the proceeds will go to a good cause.
Mr. William H?tton, of Buffalo City,
this State, spent yesterday in our town
Tho Monitor Arkansas
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot)
Washington, tie*. IB.?Secretary Long
to-day received a telegram from Gov?
ernor Jones, of Arkansas, designating
his daughter. Miss Hobby Newton
Jones, as sponsor for the monitor Ar?
kansas, which Is to be launched at
Newport News in the near future.
FOlt RENT.?THE TWO MODERN
business buildings corner Wator and
Main streets, Elizabeth City, N. C. now
occupied i>v. Moses Weisel. Possession
given January 1st. 1961; Apply to JACO<
U0SK.Y BROS., Portsmouth, Vu. sell-lm
Prices that can't be Beat.
Standard Granulated Sugar .6c.
Rest Baltimore Lard .9c.
Host Haltlmoro Hams .Uc.
Best Baltimore Baton.lie.
Williams' Extra Family M. CO Meat..Me.
7 lbs. best Oat Flukes .25c.
Princess Mills 3 lb. pkg. Buckwheat.. 12?.4c
Faultless Potato Chips .23c. lb.
1 lb. pkg. New Layer Figs .10c.
Now Cranberries .10c. at.
Shredded Coconnut .}2%C. pkg.
Shredded Almonds (new) .lue. pkg
New Citron .lac.
1 lb. pkg. Htiislns .I2fcc
C.ood Lemons .10c. dos.
Best Quality 3 lb. Tomatoes .sc.
PRICESBELOW FOR THIS WEEK OHLY
At and below cost--for cash only.
libby. McNeil & libby's
Chip Beef. 1-11?. can .ISe.
Chip Beef. M:-lb. can .10c.
Hoa?t Beef. 2-lb. can .15c.
Veal Loaf, l-u>. can .15c.
Veal I.onf. Vj-">. can .9c.
Ham Lout, t-lb. can .15c.
Beef Loaf, 1-H>- can .15c.
('hielten Loaf, 1-11). can .
Chicken Loaf. >,i-lb. can .I2?4c.
Sliced Ham, 1-lh. can .20c.
l'lum Pudding, t-ll>. can .Sc.
Poltod Ham and Tongue .Ic.
VAN CAMP & CO S.
1- lb. cans Baked Beans .Sc.
2- lh. cans Baked Beans .l-'.ic
3- lh. cans I'..iked Beans .10 ll-tte.
3-lbs. Pumpkin Plo .12%e.
2 lhs. Sliced Beels .8 l-Sq.
Pint Catsup .8 l-.lc.
Saur Kraut .10c.
Van Camp's concentrated Soap has no
equal. This week's sale will go at 7VfcC
We are agents for Royal Cream Flour,
the lust in the world.
Ask for what you want. We have
everything. Come early before the rush.
D. PEN DER, Pro'p.
To Protect Themselves
the monarehs may have to
wear suits of armor to ward off the at?
tempts of assassins. Wo protect you
from dissatisfaction by our guarantee of
your money back If you are not satisfied.
Geo. W. Taylor & Co.,
61 Granby St.. Norfolk. Va.
GOBB BROS. & CD.
Cotton, Stock, Grain
and Provision Brokers.
Direct Wires to New York.
? ? Boston
And All Principal Exchanges.
Orders Executed Promptly.
Fine Table and Pocket Cutlery. Silver
Plat) d Spoons and Forks, Sclssori
Shears, Rnsors and Straps. Feather and
Wool Dusters, Marlon llarlund Coffee
"'ots. Canister Coffee Mills, tho best mill
vcr sold for family use. Prices low.
Your trade solicited.
109 Commercial Placa
Both Phones No- 401.
Plsenxes, such as Chills, Fever and Ague.
Loss of Appetite. Bilious und Dyspeptic
Disorders, Headache. Pains In the Back.
Hide, or Limbs, i'olds. Lu Grippe, Neu?
ralgia, etc. At nil druggists. 60c. jy22-3m
cele, and Plies cured.
No knife; no deten?
tion from business;
itainlOSS and harm
ess. Over two hun?
dred cures made
here last year. Kx
nmlnatlon und book?
905 Bank Street, RICHMOND, VA.
DRY SLAB WOOD
Dry and Green Oak Wood.
Dry Pine Wood.
COAL OF ALL KINDS.
OHAS. E. SCOTT & CO.,
SOO LOV1TT AVENUE,
Old gPiono. Sil. New Pnoafc m* ,
NQTTINGHnm & WBEI CO..
Pine and Oak Wood.
Nut Coal, Stove Coal,
Eg? Coal, Furnace Coal.
We hove special facilities far surplylas
Pocahontas Steam Coal
Water for Tug Boats,
DrcJslni.- Companies. Sc.. at N. & W. -ty.
Co "? city local pVer.
NO. JSC MAIN ST.. NOHFOLK, VA.
Bo. Bell Telephone. 5?114??:b.
80. States Telephone, 16?lie?si
ALWAYS ON HAND.
We have a very choice lot of pine and
hard wood In slock, which we can sell
at the lowest market price.
We wish to emphasise the fact that our
wood Is all kept under shelter and Is
therefore always dry and In a strictly
first class condition.
Hundreds of homes recognise the high
standard of our coal. We want thou?
sands to appreciate the merits of both
our coal and wood.
Norfolk Coal and Ice Co
S. B. HARRELL.
537 Walrr Street. Both Phones 391.
THE HENRY WALKE CO.,
And Railroad Supplies,
Hardware and Ship Chandlery
"Giant" nnd "Ginnt Planer," Leather
Rolling. "Giant." "Granite," and "Shaw
nul" Rubber Rellin?.
Agents tor Knowloa" Steam Pumping
UR UNDRESSED KIDS are open for inspection |
?also the BEST DRESSED KIDS 3 j? * %
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.
tdnvfAKE A NOTE OF THIS.
\ OVER 20 STYLES
ft of slates from our special $1.00 Mocha up.
X OVER 20 MANUFACTURERS
?_. represented such as Perrln, Dent, Fownes, Adlor, Ireland, etc
I OVER 20 TIMES
as many Full dress as any other .lealer. white, pearl and the %
new delicate shades in Moclui for evening wear.
SI low WINDOW NO.l?Three specials in Medium Weight Vnder
wcar, 50c, 75c, $1.00 and up.
25 AND 27 GRANBY STREET.
IPB^The Best Cooks
in the Country recognize the
OCWAHC Or IMITATIONS
For (lame, Steaks, Roasts, Soups,
and every variety of made dishes,
r&rr-tyi*4 \t mo5t invaluable.
John Di ncan's Sons, Acbsts, Niw Your,
WHY USE GOBL FOR FUEL WHEfl YOU CP5E UflS?
The Price of Coal is Way Up.
Gas for fuel is $1.00 per thousand cubic feet and the price
will not be raised. Over ?00 families in Norfolk
do (heir cooking' by Gas.
Ranges rented or sold
CITY OA.? CO
82-84 PLUME STREET.
YILLA SITES WILL BE ON SALE
BEGINNING MONDAY. OCTOBER 2211(1. 10 fl. M..
at the respective offices of the Real Estate Agents.
The first opportunity ever offered to the communities bordering on the beautiful, broad
and safe waters of Hampton Rhoads.
To AcqWrTExtensive Grounds For Suburban Homes at Koderate
Prices and on Easy Terms.
of and easy quick access by double-track Electric Railroad from the business centre of Nor?
folk to Hie large and commodius NEW PIER which will accommodate all the in-and-out-go
in'g steamers plying in our harbor.
UNSURPASSED NATURAL ATTRACTIONS.
Fine Fishing Smooth Hard Bottom Bathing Beach. Safe, No Undertow, Good Surf, a
Delight for Children: Piuey Grove Park within 20 feet of Beach.
IMPROVEMENTS CONTRACTED FDR BY THE COMPANY NOW PROGRESSING.
DIUCV RE API! UOTiP! Steam-heated and complete in its up-to-date appurte
I ln!E 1 ?LnUsI HU I EL a nances, to be opened winter and summer, in fact all the
! year, costing $200,000.
STPE^T GRADING B^Rus-se11 P' Denby' costin? over S20?000'* sidewalks eighteen
RCUnUIMP fie Qfttlfi UIIIQ rV 1 T- Bolton' affording to the entire residen
EMUVINu Ur ?ftTfU HILLa tiil section an unobstructed view of Elizabeth
river and Hampton Roads.
BftTU UOlfiOEO specially designed for air. light and comfort.
A I H nUUoto PLEASURE PIER AND PAVILION.
DIC?Qil?C I fl If C o 0|ie 01 me mos* important features of the improvements*
iLEKuUffiS!. LHIaLb 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 caliing on
Asst. General Manager Norfolk-Hampton Roads Co.
OFFICE: NO 302 COLUMBIA BUILDING.