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GOODEN ELECTION CASE.
HE IS OF I UL OPINION THAT A UK. FORT IV I I.I RE MADE. Blt. WISB Tr*'"* te BM I re* Mall l>ell*?ry tor WattatWO. ter- . tinana l-l I rouble*. lon nt Kt. Aiapb'*. tass ItinrAi. Haii.iv Hi nniso. \ WiMMvuTov Jannsrv BL IBM. ' The naval appi *' >'? ** ****" seni*Hl from the eosasaittee, pi ? n,iei.ll.ally foi the build-pla\CSS *f '"" toi p. do boats only. Mr. Til". ?? Wed one of these for th* Nortel- ferd, the Other two fetal to LeegUS Island, lab. and n.w -i >r k. The resBslnJi should ttl- sypteprtstloa pass, will be built und.r ths direction of ih.- Bet cf tin- Navy, and it h. Isfl dlacrstlonary with him as io whether hs shell sall for bi.is for say sr all si them from tbs j.r.vate Bh'.p-bUlldlag I OBMhOB cs or build them, or any of ihem, at thc r ? Oeverameal ya rm ... hm uusTtsT. t'oionei j. Thomas ('...<?!?. of afecklen lOiity, n bos ? inti ste i < I* '-.on ease against tin s ititi; Democ ati mem ber from ih. Fourth \irg.nla I I rh* I bai bi. a I- f..i. the Kl. ? ons * omn during 'ids Congress, waa upon the floor of tb. Hourn tba in irrung. w hen as - - about hts case, Coionel Hoods saki: ?Tor some nu.' I have heard rumors to tho effect that the Committee on i.i ? .,- had ?nu rmlncd not to make any reports upon tbe tin.' casea now remain.ng unacl .1 upon, in two <>f the e 1 understand the lt publicans have ihi BttUng members, ami rn the other my op per,, nt holds the -? ii I ?-' ?ii ely - ri dil d the ru moi aa tar aa lt affe. ted my case, far it was aiariie-i tully before the com* MttoB last .vpiii. ano the chalrnian, Mr. prow 11. iras appointed the aub. committee to make m.- report, and hie assurances to-dev have convinced me that a report win be made. Judge Dan? iels, "I Hem fork, bas pied his indivtd uai liewa "f the caae before tbe 1 immii te,-. .,nd 1.. ii.,s certainly presented my case In its prop r buhl "of course," continued Color.el Goode, ' 1 aro confident of the ultimate result ol the . '?? ?? and having been 1 Democrat ali asy nf.-, 1 was sorry to hav.- ll m iiioi.-d iii.it ihe majority in Congress would fall to report upon a case Bim pl J because n- Judgment "f the ,;'-'- In the built of the fa-..- ware In my favor, and aitaliist the regulai Dem eratic candi? date." I'olon. 1 Goode talked with nearly all of the members of the committee to-day, ami elsa several of the Virginie mern. ber*. He w.ll remain In tbe city some tia*-. rnrr asuvtai ros vasaueua, For more ia.in | -ear ('apr. <;-tzp I >. \v:?e has been anxious *" secure for the city of Mareheeter a free delivery ays lem. Then ari ts 1 methods under wh eh this can be accomplished First, by virtue of i*...?>. inhabitants, and a?ain bj dosi office receipta of 110,000 per annum. Capt. .'?.-' ye?i?r.iiy 1. . ..) a letter tii.in r 'inast.r Ton ey, of M m. h. it* r, ad vising h'm that the receipts of the office hat increased to an eal -ni that waua ited h.in in the beliei thal thi tiO.twO mara would be ;. _ched within the year, captain uv*.- was highly gratified al the letter, and at on.?? began preparation! to neilin, the above 1.-nit Withed) d'Ta'. the required receipts ar.- reached, 'I .1 B move would have th.- result not only of greatly beneflttlng the patrons oi the Manchester office by the delivery ol their mall, bul would Inaure Increas. . mail facilities and the appointment of several, carriers in that city. m II.N'AMi'lAJ. I'llOlU.LM. Aitoth'i legislative weefe has passed into hlatory, and notwlthatandlns the alterna? tive el 1 1 iver baals ..1 moi? bonds is all that 1- left foe the Secretary ol tbe Treas? ury, absolutely no reliel bas been offered lum by either bouse ol Congress. With only tuen!.- tlie legislative dais left, Ansi ...l legislation <-f any d. * riptlon et ? 1 - now almost an Impossibility. I" ia> the gold reserve In the Treasury ? racked tv.- alarmingly low figure ol two million, scarcely enough to meei th/ ordnai-y demands ..f tbe next two weelu. With this depleted exchequer an <fihcr i.ond .ssh seems Inevitable, and /ri" sun.,r:se was created when ll ?_? ??^lintel kt the i'rejisurv Department '*?' the Sccrr-toi.a' Woifl.i ?i.eni|.i to lln:ii an other issn, ,,f one hundred million bonds early next w.-.-k. These honda lt ls stated, will be -.' similar denominations io th. lust issue, and will bear inter, st at tm mts or, 11-4 per cent. ? >i course tbi not be rendered necessary If the early Says of next w.ek bolds out any promise nf legislative r. ll. 1. The onl) hope roi that, however, is based on the renewal of ia- rumor of yeeterday that the pus: deni wouM Send a message to Congress en Monday next. Thi sen ling ol 1 bli rn- mu:, b.i^ been considered a remoti possibillt) for some time, and it may ).. now Hat Hu- President, wearied and al mool disgusted at the mani fruitless ef? forts ot th,- Laders of his party i" rea. h aa agreement, will be forced t-. do what ii. bai tried to avoid all atong, and the mud predicted messagi may even now be in omi-. <>! prepei alton. WONT JMUtSl TO Mi I ll. Meeere. Springer, Qos and Warnei latterly doing all of the talking for the Plnaace Committee. Occasionally Mr. Hiill. of Missouri, la added t,> tbe trio, but it do.s imt appear thai theil efforts an, umi to much, and it is certain 1 ow thai any meaeure tint they would i.ui... upon would not only be antagonised by ih.- allvei men, but ..iso bj the eastern Democrats, such aa Messrs, Sperry, Coombs and ot hi 1 1 ..f that ilk. The Senate Commlttei "ti Public Build? ings and Grounds were beroi] abli to mus? ter en executive ojuoruaa at their meeting to-day, although several bills were re? ported i" the Senate, The bili offered ..me ;inie .1.-. t.\ Benatoi Rai som, ii lowing tin- city ?r I'b.ul-.'.-? i" Inr.irov. ?the i;i oun I- "i Ihe Pul ti d State* Mini .,1 that place and USS sallie lol ...ill, pu. p , . >\a I ivorably repoi ti l to thc Bin ate by Mi. Morrill. The bin offered bj Benator Wilson pro* vknng for tbi wm "t .. portion of uar Held Paik aa .. site for a nea Qos ? mrMit p rinl. uk dhce. Milich ls tin- only hill for that purposi now pen.Muk In thal committee, was noi .ailed up on account of thc absence >>f .<? itoi Q boon. T.n st. aeneas flung. The nanngeiaent ol me virginie Jockey Club, a' st. Aaeph, (which in justice to the ssso lal on should be deaigna ihi "track that .ltd not indulge In win? ier racing") ls busy making pi epa rations for Its iii si 1,-Kulai spring meeting. The track and ki-.un is of the aasoclatlon are beni: rapidly Improved and beautified The "lillie!.i" bas ben sown in grass, tie. s an.1 shrubbery planted, th drlvi \Mi\? coane led and the buildings freshly painted Bl Asaph in its new sprlns .tress will I"- -1 thing ol beauty and th. handeomest and l. st equipped racing p.uk south of New York. Secretary Mcintyre, who is also the rotary ol ih.- Brooklyn Jockey Club, bas be.-n on thc grounds for s.s.ral .lavs, arrant; ia, the pt cim-i... 1. s of hL department. Fourteen rta!., racee will be run duilm* thc . omlni meeting, The .lftails baie been .tl- ul completed, and Hu stakes will bs announced In a f.-w dava. In etleotlng the nam s for these events both the geography an.l racing bi-torv nf Virslale have been consulted, atad each event ..innot fail to be ol' .1 tereat to some portion of Virginia. lt i.? undei stood that the following names have already been agreed upon Arlington, Polonia , Malia ssas, St As.ph. Virginia. M.-n .uni. el ere e, Hog. wvii. Alexandria, Mt. Vernon, Blue Rdge, lupidaii. Monticello, and Fairfax. Senator ltaimni < iii. 1 on the C ian I sionei of Internal ttevenue thia morning With Mr J. IV Buxton, of Sab-m, N. C., and revues tr * I the Interference of the commlas.on'-r In several prosecutions for minns; and le hnbal violations of tho le-venur laws In lils State. mmioks Ar rsa cnsiMaW Mr. J. C. Luxton, a prnStlBSnl lawyer and banker of Salem, N c., i* at the I tala-Ix h He will leave to-m.uri.w for New Vork. to \i<it ins friend, Colonel Below, of the Galveston (Tea I News, who ii, in that city under treatment. Hon, John B, Shaw, congressman-elect from the Third North Carolina district, is at the Metropolitan. He. In common W.th other southern congreaamen, ha* a sen teei on his hanlin, ami In here for con? sultation with th*, sta-erini; committee of the Democratic Conaresslonal I'ummlt t<*. which will constitute an advisory beard to me sab are win. lack coi.srcssionci exprr ene e. Messrs. ? Frank .Nelson and N W. ?/..arlee, of Virginia, au- at ive Metropol? itan. Messrs. J. T. Flint and W. T Crooke, of Norfolk Va., ate at the National Menura J. H. Mt Intosh und w fe Vir? ginia; T. L. Htengrow und wife, Rich mond, and A. Muglli Hmith. Winchester are reirlstered at the Ft James. There were no appointments of fourth- ! elaae postni*tatr>rs for Virginia or N<->rtb Oarohna to-day. h. l. w. A KBIT HBrARlVBE. Ihe Klee Ml.|.ur.sr, W?'l Add ? Maternity Meagan! n h>** |?iiltaltaaj, The board of gnangara of the Free Dtopenaary, at ns west Cary sir*.-!, have decided to adi a maternity ward of six beds ror the worths DOOT. They Hud great need for six ii an testltutioa, and tana th.it with the present Hal of contributors, with others added who express nteresi la th* t-ataewrtse, that they can make it( a aplendtw ?uccese. The Institution will then be known as il,., fret |M-| BU*?ry and Maternity Hos ?ital. Tb.- Free I ' ba* '" ''?? " rf>* markable auecesa, and in eighteen mo,,,ii;. has given ou! k\MA prescriptions. Mis. w M Hill, the presldeal of the In. alttutton, esya they hojre to open the nw terrdty department lYbmary 1st, bul as asl rely on thc generosity of the put.lie. a prompt response now will be doubly appreciated. Aay one who i* aili* 0 help in this additional work, cnn eend furniture, cloth*" btanawtie, sheela, cotton deane) or anything that win be ueeful to such sn lastltutlon. Articles cog p.- gea! to Mrs, Wm. M. Hill, ll ween attica, or to th<- Free Dispense?ry, ns west Cary, Provisions, also, of any kind win bs .'iv grab fully received. as Air ea i. nut ur, ir, Tlie li., n_ l.i C|rirk?.ii l>op ? of (' dorado Ask As I ure. Mr ii Powell Hill, of this city bas re ? I from Colorado a petition, h.?(.'gin-.' the people oi Irglnla to ?o w-hat they can toward* helping the stricken people ,,f that siate. Tin* petition sett forth the condition of the people in graphic lan guage, and showe hon greatly in need are tile people. Vi IV.!' Oil "f VI'S' I'OOf ITOpS for two Bucca Iv* yee/s, followed by s Ive droughe]. th* ber* ne i of life cannot be eecured bj hundred* or worthy cttlsens with families, ami fuel I* ainu.*-! beyond the reach of the people. ?| he rallro?la and counts base rendered ss tia* bj iii tan* ?? thi y i ould, '.nd yet the Buffering In many cases is pitiable. Tue petition ?<? signed by a rommlttei ol tetna, totd* cltlsens, Including several county officials, and la certified to by ministers of ? pel and others. Tin- petition comes Hom the drought. stricken pliiins of Colorado, and appeala lo th'- charily of the people to whom lt if addiess* i. Il.tr list full AB I'Ks/I'LK. .hey Will Hold lh-.li lira! OiiHrlerly Mf. tint Thia A ftr-rnoon. Th*- Baptlsi Yo,oin People'* Union* ol this city will hold their lirst quarterly union meeting this afternoon al I M o'clock In th-- 'Ira. e.Street Bapt'flt ' hurch, ami the occasion win I.,- one ot great In? ter* ' *<> the denomination in Richmond an l Mam hi i ter. Ail the union*, twelve In number, ww assemble in the lecture room of tr-e church and march to the auditorium, Where they will tau, a* irs anigned them A very impressive feature of th., occa? sion will be tbe answer by each society as its i,ame o'i tue roll ll called. Kach will answer In lt* Bpeclal manner, and Hie re**pon*es v*. ill ba novel and attractive. Th*, programme comprisea verj Interest* tog features, and smoag tiie apeakera are Hr. Hati her, A. w. Patterson and others a Blr'bday P r y. On Thurslas evening Hi", and Mra T. B Williams, of Church Hill, gave their aura 'ive daughter, Al bi Hattie, ? charming birthday party. Musi', gi mea ard an elegant supper rendered the even? ing mo-.l del .-htful. Among thoee present were: M ase* Hat? tie B William*, claudia Beay. .lennie Thornton. Estelle Mo?*tca->tl*. Eva At? kin.-.m. Hula Mountcaelle, and Ml ? *'a Im-ii Parrish, of Albemarle; Meeira Gay Harker, Samuel I'liM hkoin, John Mor? rison, Henry Armatong, J. V". Taylor, H. Ensor Anderson, lt D. Willi un* Dr. ami .Mrs. t. B. vVllUarms, and others Hie lier, i r. Baum. Belvidere Hail wat i rowded last munt sviiii an appreciative snd Interested au? dience tjjrliear Dr. Baum deliver ins lec? ture (_*X the "Life and Martyr,loin of Chrlfsv' ?IXie lecture was vividly illustrated with band so nu views and received greal praise. in the Hfternoon he mid the "Story of the Hilde." illustrated with oin* Jiun dred views, in a mool attractive style to thc ' htldren. . Tl* Broad Mr e' Viniltirt. Mr. Julian Hrs an: think* Broad Btreel th.ny proper route for a viaduct from church HUI, He says thal parties will soon ask foi a franchise who are In close lol, ii ssith northern canltalista ssl.,, uta reedy to furnish ali tne money necea mi * t.. put up a ban?tome structure, equip a III.f cns. and put the whole thins Into operation In tbe shortest time possHvle, provided they are granted the righi to go over Broad atreet. I aw aa 1 Equity O' urt. The Lass- amt Equity *'ourt yeeterday ssas engaged all day ss iib the suit ol Ba sid Ii.ivis' administrator va. the Richmond Electric and Railway Company. A SUI! WSS ellt.led |.V tile H.ill.lld A' Ballard Company VB. Frank eire'''* and Charlee Marton: damsgea, wno. Sn r o I Marl lad's l-reture. Marton Harland closed her eerie* of lecture* al the Young Men'a Christian Association las! evening. lier aubiect ssas. "Mt. Olivet and Calvary." The dis was charade rise i by the same familiarity ssim the aubject. delivered In an easy conversational style, thal Jeld the attention and Interest "t tbe large audience present. Ilu-lin -a Oecri The case ol I", ll. l'liieinacher was call? ed in the Buntings Courl yesterday morn* lng, bul was postponed until tbe february tenn. There was no afternoon session. Clti 0 n-iiit * o nt. In the City Clrcull Court yesterday tb* Merchants' Nation,il Hank instituted a suit against T. P. Turner and others for M 10. A H..n e liiMitutioii. in a Hine of general business depression like tics it is particularly gratliy.ng io all to see our bom* institutions, not only alii.-..si, i.iii ah.-ai of like enterprise* . Is.-ss he : ? Th* remarkable growth ?>r the late In au rance Comp*?13 of Virginia, aa shown bj Ita printed statement rlaewhere in ""?be Time P, is worthy of apodal note, and will nix.* an instructive anson in good management, foi Hus company ahowa a atrong advance duriiiK the pas! year, ssh:!.- similar Institution* elsewhere, with few exceptions, show .* falling off of busmen ani a lou over operating ex pani - h lt shows what can be done by Rich? mond Instltutloni when enerby la d reefed by Ihe righi sci! Of ability, and such ix anples should nol only arouse the pride of the city, but bring to the Institution a valuable support. It is a not.it I,- tnt that th*- company is rapidly approaching a million dollars Of ass. I--, 1111! Iras a gr On Income of oxer s:x hundred thousand doUara. lt boa rm Insurance in force of over twelve mill mi, six hundred and thirty thousand dollars, lt made th ? magra Ac n t tot e a* et over taro million, Bight hundred and eleven thousand dollare and Hiis, too, in a time of general b tsinesa deorei?lon. The company has i>a:.l out to policy bold* gra BJJ?M lt! org intention over one mil? lion, s. sen hundred and thirty-one thou *,aud dollars. Ti * I gallon C nt **t. PETERS BURG. VA., Jan. :'. -flos lil. The takli:*- ol' d.-jros.tions in bi half of Mr. lc. T, Thorp, contestant, vs. W. R. Mi K. nn.s. cnte.-ic, ii tbe c tigres l-lolial contested election ease, rou rt h district of Vlrgirts, wh; h waa begun i*-i Tues lay, is still in progren, and tt will probably be some days tiefore it is through -Atth. The examination of M. N Lewis (colored), wiio was the tlrst wit? ness ***,a**alnod, was not concluded until late iaat evening, Charlea Miles was be in? ? .y miine,: to-day. Albert Ln icolored), a-*ed seventeen years, was ai r.-stt.1 yesterday afternoon and charged with break!*!,* :nto and en? tering Hie house oi .Marx smith, No. lui east Otana itraet, and stealing thirty dollars' worth of coal. Mra J. T. Hopkins received a telegram yeeterday morning from Lynchs, Va., an? nouncing the death of her sister. Mat*ve Ballou. Thc remains will reach the city this evening. SAD DEATH OF IN. LINK. HE EXPIRED S PUPEN RY WHILE EN ROUTE TO A HOSPITAL Waa Mayor or l>urtiai,i snd Rees-Mi Mar. ried tbs Second Time Wanted to T?ke the Keely Cor*. WINSTON, H. C.. Jan. 26.-Special. Captain I. M. Link. Mayor of Durham, dropped dead In (lei nsboro thin morning. H.- went tli'-re yeeterday tO lake a* course in the Keely Instit nie, but owing to his condition th? mane ger flaillaad to ac? cept him. It was then JSBSdsd by Ms friends lo carry him to the State Hospital at Morganton to receive treatment from an expert physlclm. He was nit tin*? In a carriage at the Southern depot In Gresi bora, awaiting the arrival of the south bound train, naen h.- fell ovsr ead ex? pired Captain Link had b. ? n drinking fur in vera] w.s-ks. and was in a precarious condition when carried to QieSnsboro. He has held several positions of honor and trust, and was held In hich esteem hy? the Durham people. Unfortunately he had a weakness (thal of drinking) whn-h be iras uaaMs ta conquer. Bs waa sssssd near Inirham. A I.otBI.T KAI. I.FATIT. What makes hin death doubly aad li the fact that be baa ? lovely roung daughter, aa only child, aad thal he whs married only last week to bis second Wife. It IS said that th'- excitement In? cident lo his marriage seemed to throw bis mind out of balam a, and from thal very night bs seemed to grow more and more unsettled mentally. wiri a Cai sb a Fii:r.. An <l" t.i" light wir.- dropped on a tel? egraph wile here this morning, which caused a conflagration in the telegraph office. Instruments were burned out and the celllpgol tin- building badly damaged. Motris Scales, a colored man, fell from a gt rafi raliway construction mr in sa? lem last night and .-rush-d his skull so th;it be died liv- boura later. He was graasing the trolley wire to keep lbs les off. A Bia tMMPMMARCM MoFtMBMT, la Slait o J'ulillcniloii.-Thf. I'olk Al* ll nee ?P< ltlcnl Mi*|iMliota. i:.\Li;i.;u. N. C., Jan. M. Spei lal For some time th.- temperance question bsa been rory quiet In this state, but within the last few weeks tb- .<? bas Leen ipi.te a atrong revival of Interest, tbe outcome ni which is ihe large stat.- Convention which is In session her.- ii.w. lr ls said thal nearly every county in the State has at least one. delegate present A fi ifUre of the meeting Tnursday night was an addresi of a negro, who spoke of the eff.-.t of Honor on his ..wn rice- It ls sail a genuine temperance paper will be started very soon, end Rslelga will proba? bly be the pla. e of publication. Th.- penitentiary force waa Increas. i b) ten yeeterday. Pitt count) sent three, Anson three an.l Wayne four. A number of local Republl. an politicians have l.eid a meeting to t..^.- steps f"i re? districting the city. William Whitte, a negro who worked around the depot in Salisbury, was on Thursday struck and run over by shifting engine. Both legs were cut off. He lived only three hours. A tew days ago Mr. Samuel FVuse, a man well known In Rowen county, was cutting down a tree, when it fell, catch? ing him under it and instantly killing him. Mas. d.al! cranks will be Rind to know thal th" Bonton ball team alli open the season April 1st in Charlotte. To-morrow there will benin here a mis? sion under the auspices of the Hon.an Catholic .hinch. A sermon will be preach' ed every evening In the church of the Bai red Hean explanatory <>f the belief of the u<>m.i-i .'.uh dl.s. A question I is w.ll be placed at the door, and any one wishing ;> question anewered >.n re! or morals ls Invited to put ii on a slip of paper and drop it In tbe box (with or without signature), and the question will be rend and announced before the sermon ea. ti evenli k. Tbe l. l. Polk Alliance here bas de? cided to refuse to receive ns a member on any conditions any one who has work? ed for thc repeal of the charter of iu, Ptate All an.e or who has withdrawn bis contribution from the business Bgei i ?' fund, unlesa the party withdrawing his contributions was In needy Circumstances. an is inn si ino comcrosacs. lt is rather an Interesting coincidence thal in Uga Hun. Thomas WV Mason waa in th.- Senate and Han. Lee B, Overman wai ;i m.mber of the House. Loth of i ? .'. ntlemen ma ls the leading spee Ties In their respective branches of the Logia* lature nominating Hon. Zebulon B. Y.,-a , for United States senator. Ten yean lat.-r theae two gentlemen were them? selves iii.- candidates for the two North <'ar..lina seats in th.- i ni ted siat.-s Sen? ate, Mr. i Herman to lill Senator Vance's seat. Had these genetlem-sn been elected North Carolina could still speak with pride of h.r senators. A tire in Madlaon Thursday niuht came near destroying ihe entire town. Had it i"'H other than n calm night lt would have h. en impossible to save it. In the Legislature yesterday 'here were r-l-ats !n both Incises. (Trench tried IO saddle Speaker Watson with som. ob? noxious ruling, int Walser n fus> d to bear the I.md.-ri of them. in the Senate there were sensational ? luiftes made againat .indue Seymour for injustice ..a th.- bench. SOlllll .st A I R AS.sRYJRt Y. A Numbat of mila I'aatei! mi i Many New Oar,* Mali' 1 lit.ir Ap|>e?r?i'<*e. - RALEIGH, N. c.. Jan. M.?Special Billa were Introduced in the Senate In? da} ns folio wa: To irive thc Partners' Allia! .e tin- f.yino privileges regarding Insurance as p.?s> ns* ed by other benevolent aocletles* to re? quire the examination of ali teachers .n public schools; to regulate the appropria? tion to inc stale University. A bin was passed allowing an Increase of taxation for Charlotte's public schools. A bill to provide Instruction'for focal music Hi public SCbOOla was tabled. A long debate occurred uti the bill re gardlns the eligibility ..f the School Com mlttee, ti; i being an amendment that one mbtnber b ? s lady. This was lost and the bill table. In the I ouse new bills were Int rod I I I ie- follows: To restore Mitchell county to the Xinth congraaaional district; to provide far tha distribution or ell school funds by the State Hoard ol Education among all the counties, upon a basis of school popu? lation; t<> perpetuate court records; to allow punitive and not actual damager in eases of railway actdente. Luis wera paesed: To pay ex-Sheriff Binden IMO*, WhlCh he paid SS penalties for not col? lecting tax.s hy a given date; to amend the charter of the Panam' Mutual Fire and stock laaurance Company, of Greensboro; to allow it to have a separate, blanch in each county; to change thc time of holding the fall term of the court In the Tenth district; to hotter protect (Making water from pollution, There was some discussion on the bill appropriating ttJtM for equipping the new building tor females at the Insane Asy? lum. Thlj* gives room for seventy-five more feimile patients. The bill was pass? ed. The bill requiring railroads to redeem the unused portions cf excursion tickets, and a resolution in favor of the election or senators by the people were tabled. The bill to create Scotland county out Of a part of Richmond county waa made thc Spedal order for Thursday. a li tan lt il.I. I I Ant t. EflTarU io Orcia i/?~.TIie Cai allua C'ub Swallowed lp. ASHLVILLK, H. IV. Jan. W tSjgrtal.. Knoxville base-ball circles are warmly agitating the formation of a South At? lantic liQigne for the sea.'on of 18&">, thia circuit to include Asheville, Knoxville, Greenville, Spartansburg, Columbia, Sa? vannah, ami Charlestdp. Manager Frank HofTett, of the Knoxville Lam, is in otwti spendence about Ihe mat? ter with the enthusiasts In the cities mentioned, wiih a view to having a meet lug In Asheville about the lath of Feb? ruary, when the managers will decide as to the advisability of the formation of a league. The Inaugural I o'clock tea of the aeries to be given this winter hy the Hwanna noa Country rluh was held yesterday at the town <dub boase. The table was pre? sided over I.y Mm. Thomas P. Chessbor? ough, sssisted by Miss Rhett, of Beeton After maintaining a position of leading influence and Interest tri" Asheville for the past eght years, the Camila <Tub last night made a graceful exit. In a gathering of club men and their guests at a banu.uet at the Hotel Berkeley. The Carolina Club baa formed a consolidation with the Asheville Club. ????-rn - I oem "arv. join.- oaulj.su uoanr. Colonel John Oarlan Mosby died at the hospital of the Medical College of Vir? ginia yesterdav afternoon at JA) o'.To k of dropsy. The deceased was in his .enty-tblrd year, and was a native or H., .ver county. He had been !n 111 healih for thf last two months, and a short time ago, hy the advice of his phy -j. lan. Lr. George B--n. Johnson, h.r wont to tbe hos;,Hal. For the last twelve years the deceased has been tn th" office of the Commis? sioner of the Revenue. Ha was for thirty years in ila- Sine Auditor's office, and held the position of ?? nmt.nK cl. rk. He ?vat* als., an isslstant to Adjutant-pen eral Richardson, and thus he secured his title of Colonel. The- de. eas.,| leaves ft wife and one son. Th.- former is now quite BtCB in Hanover county. ,, The remains will be taken this morn,rm to Hanover county, where they will be lateiTSd in th- old family burying ground. Ul..IK atySSB TAPLK rixriN.VATI. O.. Jan. 2?.-Ju'lRe AlfTid Vat.I- ? ted -isl of this City, and an authoritative writer on matt-is Of UV, died this morning at 3 o clock, BgSd six? ty-live. ______ MADE a li sr iMPEESSMOMt -f mitre ffsaoach in Assesses tabs s?ncti ti-,1 Sand ?ACCOMAC C. H . VA . Jan. K??pe. lal The special term or tbe Circuit Court for this county, 1- i i by Judge Beverly A. Hence lt Virgin a Second cuni t. ad? journed this aft moon. The Judge made I gm lmpiesnloi .... ?? "' I""!"?'? " "*' ;i| iv and Boclslly, on this, his hrs! vial! to om- sb..i- *'"' ? lerabl.i teen a cnan eery work, whf.-h our Judge could not sit In. was di-P".-. , ol Thi . tbe Sanctified Hand did pol sa ceed in having their writ af error heir-i. because the attorney for thc comm-nwe ,ith had b.en bo mui-h occupied arith other crimi? nal mattera that he had no time to pre? pare for the argument lt was continued lill the next regular term, wh.ch is the hrst Tuesday in April. _ Verdict leal itt *h* lt. nnd ?. WOODSTOCK, VA, Jen, H?Special A verdict for $1,800 waa rendered against th.- Baltimore ard Onto rafleraj by the Circuit Court to-day, in the cis.- ..f Wil? liam H. Lews against the Ball mae and ohio railroad. <?n october IS. is'.<-. \*.. H Fews stepped in front of an approaching train at B Crossing within the corpora tlon, and was instantly kitted. The train was running Si a speed of from ten to twelve miles per boor. The town ord? nance limits the rate of Speed to six milea ,>er hour. Mii ?aamtea'a num..-ed Basageaaet KEW YORK, Jan. tL?MtsS Mary Hampton, the actresa who played the part of Lari.ara in "Uasaa Van* at tlie h'mi.ire Theatre yesterday afternoon, end who v.ill be aeen as Rosamund In "Sow? ing th.. Wind." at the Harlem <>, ira lb,use n.xt week, le, so report has it. engaged to be man iel to Mr. Edward J. Morgan, who la playing the part <*f PYanh Pierson In "The Htstrl.-t Attor? ney" at th.- American Theatre The marrlaKe, according to the rumor, ia to take place in June. M bb Hampton, however, when sh" was s-.-n la t night I in Newark, where ?he ls playing, said that the announcement of ber .-uk .ce? ment wa.s premature, and that the mar rmge if it ? rei dm lake place, would not be for two >.ars. Mr. Morgen would aol say whether or noi he was engaged. M isa Hampton, whees real nama m Smith, ls a native of louisville, Ky., and ji distant relative <>f ex-Senator Wade Hampton. She has been on the stags nv -. leona and has b en twice married. Her Hmt busbsnd was a non-profession il, tut afterward she became the rntfe of Mr. IV J. Henley, from whom tht Ob? tained a divorce only issi Pebruary ir was announced Boon afterward that she was iroiniT to marry a young English nobleman. HV,- agger admitted th's en? gagement, end -. few months ai<o the Knerlishman returned to Kurope alone. SUGAR DIFFERENTIALS. MR. WILSON ARGUES AGAINST TUE DUTY. Mr. Payne snit bot Mr. Heed Replies for tb* Fepub!leans-What Ihe I-.iuikluiiiiana Wtatit, WASHINGTON". Jan. iB.-Some striking statements regarding the financial out? look of tije rational Treasury were mad" In the House to-day by Chairman Wilson. of the Committee on Ways and Means. They were u-t?ie<l in th" course of the I argument on the bill to repeal the p**OV?tOUS ,,f the tariff act which a _fferea?al tenth of a cant a pound on SUgata, molasses and syrups Imported from countries which pay an export bounty on these artic!--. Mr. Wil *o!i. bl the beg nnlng. had read the cor? respondence between Secretary Crehan, and the Herman Ambassador relating to tests by Uarnaay against the adoption of the differential duty, and to '.In- pr "Jiibition by Germany of American Cattle and meat product*. DtaeOBSlng the <pi '-lion of the "favored nation" clause of commercial treaties, Mr. Wilson spoke of attoruey-Qeneral Otaiey*i taterpreta* tion In opirosiMon to that Of Bt.mi Gresham as an obiter dictum, lim lt was when he eattM to discuss the tinan ?al bearing of the country that tl * chali uian of the Way.i and Means Committee aroused the lronl- il laughter of Repub* Heans ant the sathugbban of the uemo orata. He declared there was ao dan? ger that the Treasury wou'.d default la the payment of the axpet?SS of thc Gov? ernment; that it could, nnd-r present cooe-tions, itand a dafldt of I^W.eoo in receipt* Mils year and still pay all Oblige?otwJ that revenues were lacrege* lng and rajphMy approaching a point ss li, re they w*?;ild yield a BUrplUS, and that the present tariff bill would prove its.if useful for all purposes, ile advo? cated the repeal ot th* duty bgcaun it ssas right and Just to do >o; bacall? ir Brae i protective duty levied for the benefit Of the Sugar Trust and against tbe mteres? of the consunets; because it would remove the irritation of foreign governments; be* aurie th* revenues Iris? ing from lt were not needed. M.-ssrs. Meyer and Trice, of the louisi? ana delegation, spoke in support of ag amendment "Mropoeed by tbs former to in? crease the dot) SO raw sugar from -to lo 50 per c.nt. ad valorem. KK1D HTS P?-*gg FORWARD. Mr. Heed did not open the discussion for the Republicans, but Mr Payne, oi New Vork, came forward That tact cana ed some speculation as to whether or not lt meant that Mr. Rued Intended to make Mr. Payne chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, and the Republican bader on the floor In the Fifty-fourth Congress, Mr. Payne contended that tbe adoption of the differential duty was not in violation of treaty obligations, and Bald that if such legislation were to be followed by a i*ommt-rclal war, tal tte ss.ir cone, but Iel COngres* stand for the rights ol' th.- country under its treaties. The last atpesker was Mr. Warner (Dem . H, Y.i, who argued that thc duty BOUght to be repealer! was not In any degree > ssentlal to the refiner? of the country, and that thc trouble with the BUgar planters of Louisiana wns a re? liance upon the stimulation of the tantt for the support ol Hiclr business. .Before the .rejreal bill was taken up bills were pureed grunting rights of way through the indian and Oklahoma Terri? tories to lb* Gainesville, McAllister and St. Louis Railroad Company (for two branch lin.-si. and to the Oklahoma Cen? tral Railroad Company, and to establisli Bpeclal rules for thc navigation of har? bors ami rivara. The Senate was requested to return the Indian appropriation bill that certain cler? ical -arron mlghl bs correctad. Ha Inline fur .emit r*. OLYMPIA. WASH., .Jan. 2*>.-The fif? teenth si n norla1 ballot wag taken In the Legislature today, with no antone! change, tawnnej still l.-ads. wh-ww.ww-'vx'w^^ THE BIGGEST THING THAT EVER Happened in Richmond -Wh^-Sfralllli IIWIIIa_WM_-_B_W_W-_W-_M_ss___ H IS A SPECIAL SALE OF M Y WINTER SUIT marked $28, $27,50, $25, $22.50 and $20 for V>y>j^SySH^*^S?1<*'^l^Aa'"U " S *atP^QM*A*AB*MMM i ^*S^^*^'i^ft>rAisi^vt>S?^^^^^^^-a AH you've got to da is just to wa!k in and help yourselves. They're not a parcel of o ds and ends?broken lots-bad sellers?bu ra her the most popular garments of tha seas-.n?thc best?the very best that tailoring s'<i:l can create, Better than you c:uld have made to o' er in n ne tenths of the tailor shcps. We've turned th3 stock ove* bodily?the Mccadilly Sacks and Recent Cutaway Suits-a I those ex? clusive styles that you've rave I so over -are waiting to be snapped up by the army ot shrewd buyers that'll lay sieej to them to morrow mruing. Let 'em go! We've screwed o.rwurage up to the losing point?and you're welcome to 'em. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiilliiiiiliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiilil Life Insurance Company of Virginia. -Or_??r?.?ed 19*71. ANNUAL STATEMENT FOR THE YEAR END NI? DECEMBER WT, 1894. ASSETS. Secured Bond*and Mort_a:_'i?e. ?3?U?2 I.osns on ('ollatsra! Sec'iritjr 47.70H Debts otherwi ? SSSUred. W.MM ('ash ia lunka und Olfice . M,*138 Un.ted States snd other Hoads nnd Stocks . I1.W Hesl _SUt* . M.tol boara on Policies. I.IH Interest line and Accrued. 13,101 Deterred Premium* net 1. 118.MI Premiums in < oura ? of Trans? mission . 24,103 Office Property and Supplies_ 10.000 LIABILITIES. Reserve Amrricin BsiiSllsass Ubi* with (j \>?t cent,. Inter, eat- *'<* Uiseee Reponad, bat n ;t Dna ii. Prepaid Prsnaiaiaa sad tal rest. Unpaid I'vi lend* amt I ulmces Oatst arni tag.. . Total $7.10 BU no Hil on Ul id 721 r.l 2,1 81 Total ivi\-ivv, Surpln* to Folicv-Holilers I percent Vuluati n : Tuts' Wm,lfA 77 EIGHT - Y^AS-S^ - GROWTH. -a?i.B'-. lum iNcoMi'. .?Kt - aM,aaaaa issn . itr.Mt.t* 1889 !89U 1891 1892 - 1893 - 1894 $151,571.00 S234.547.0fl $395,447.57. - $475,520,24 ? $546,151.15 - $551,794.51 Gross Income, 1894, - $600,363.47 STATKMKNT OP OPERATION8 DUI Ml ISM, Total No. of Policies in Force .... 102,507 InrrraM' in tanbar nf Policies in Forte, ? liicr.'r.sf in A mon nt ol' liisiiranii'iii Force* Death (lnims, DlfMeuds, Kl.'., Paid. .4,444.00 f_,8ti,.4t.0t ? - $1,731,311.17 HOME OFFICE, ... RICHMOND, yr A G. A.. WALKER Pres., JAS. W. P'-.d'SdM, Sec'y. Total Payments to Policy-Holders Slug OrgaDiziiion CONSTABLE BROS. SHIET ZM-eAJKBERS Phone 707 419 E. Broad St. We have now one of th3 most expert Shirt Cutters in the busin ss, having lately come with us from New York city, and having improved our system and increased our facilities we are prepared to please you in fit, style and mate? rial. Place your order early. : COTTON'S: RETINUE AT THE "Va~.'T. * a';~.""*T';r,--;--. Like the dawning ola ni w day Ilka tim ?uosbias afti-r ? itora like tl. beauties ol nature bunting tin- bonds of ice-uiuml winter?conn* the uew cotton bouts. Verily Cotton id Stag?resplendent in tbe new clots an.l treeb design* Il isa Congress of Xations?our stock ? Kaglmid, Scotian!, Proton meal and min g lo te good-natured rivalry. *To hara ntlootod f rona the limited edition?tho , rial creations? that cannot be duplicated. Our ebooelogi Mretofa eoroes the water. Some?many are here, many more are "ii tbe way -in my, ninny moro urn making ready for their journey. Every doy newcomer* report (heir presence into itock they go?and in a twinkling some appreciating eye haa spied them out, an 1 the dis tribution has begun, lt is everything to be tirst. Gazelle Silks. bike Silk?and iron-wearers. New ilesij-ns, DUW colurings?and will win new Iii' ndu. 50c. a yard. Lapette Zephyrs. Let us introduce it. Sheer tad fine, with embroider***! paltara* aud OolOI xse.vinj;s. 40c. a yard. Novelty Ginghams. tillite ? liu'lijet *.f iii-w thiriLTs Lace sin|H*s nud Craps ctTccts. 35c. a yard. Scotch Ginghams. The c-enuitii' Scotch, with all their originality ot el.?-;??:? and artistic taale in c.oKrliuj* 25c. a yard. Dotted Swiss. White. Black, and Navy Ground, with Whit* gad C-tiOft I Pin II it 37 l-2c. a yard. Drap Dlsmar. (ifiiuioe Bg("lt?) '" <i<Htion? novel in effect?new color*?new iJl'SlgllH. 12 l-2c. a yard. Dre.s Cambrics, TIjc bie*k*e->t assortment wa have ever had of tlicae haudsotr.o Cambrics?I*.'. dilTerent myles to ag] el ftotn. 12 l-2c. a yard. 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