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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 ?
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?
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
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?
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
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
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
?IXie lecture was vividly illustrated with
band so nu views and received greal
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
In the I ouse new bills were Int rod I I I
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?
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
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
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
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?
MADE a li sr iMPEESSMOMt
-f mitre ffsaoach in Assesses tabs s?ncti
?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.
MR. WILSON ARGUES AGAINST TUE
Mr. Payne snit bot Mr. Heed Replies for
tb* Fepub!leans-What Ihe
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.
THE BIGGEST THING
Happened in Richmond
IS A SPECIAL SALE OF
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
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.
Life Insurance Company of Virginia.
ANNUAL STATEMENT FOR THE YEAR END NI? DECEMBER WT, 1894.
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
Reserve Amrricin BsiiSllsass
Ubi* with (j \>?t cent,. Inter,
Uiseee Reponad, bat n ;t Dna ii.
Prepaid Prsnaiaiaa sad tal rest.
Unpaid I'vi lend* amt I ulmces
Oatst arni tag.. .
Surpln* to Folicv-Holilers I
percent Vuluati n :
EIGHT - Y^AS-S^ - GROWTH.
-a?i.B'-. lum iNcoMi'.
.?Kt - aM,aaaaa
issn . itr.Mt.t*
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.
? - $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
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
"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
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.
bike Silk?and iron-wearers.
New ilesij-ns, DUW colurings?and
will win new Iii' ndu.
50c. a yard.
Let us introduce it. Sheer tad
fine, with embroider***! paltara*
aud OolOI xse.vinj;s.
40c. a yard.
tillite ? liu'lijet *.f iii-w thiriLTs
Lace sin|H*s nud Craps ctTccts.
35c. a yard.
The c-enuitii' Scotch, with all
their originality ot el.?-;??:? and
artistic taale in c.oKrliuj*
25c. a yard.
White. Black, and Navy
Ground, with Whit* gad C-tiOft I
Pin II it
37 l-2c. a yard.
(ifiiuioe Bg("lt?) '" <i<Htion?
novel in effect?new color*?new
12 l-2c. a yard.
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.