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FROM RICHMOND Favorable Report on the Bill to in *? crepse the Service. CENSUS ENUMERATORS. Or. Wlsfe Says Hc.is Kf-_>eriencin__ TituiMe in Fin-fJu_r Coinjictrnt Ilc publi-aus for the Sixl--Onc PM.t-.OII ? ' ??Washington J-furcatt. The Times. No. t"15 iro-artcenth Street. WASHINGTON. March SS.?Special.?The Senate Committee on Claims to-day au? thorized a favorable report x>n the hill to pay <t_ie heirs of William PoC.ock. late of Stafford coants. Va.. $G?.241. (Tor property lakcn by Uie Federal Army during the civil war. The same committee also made an adverse report on the claim of William Bust-y. of Alexandria. for sup_-*_es fur iiishod mlUtury prisoners during ?the late war. _ , Major Otey called on the auditor of the War Department to-day <wlth reference lo securing an extra. ?month's pay for C. S. Adams. of Lynchburg. who served -with the Xhlrd Virginia Regiment during tho iwar witfi Spain. Tlie complaint imade to lhe supervising ar-C.itect lhat the o.nst-ruction of the jiublic building at Norfolk was being de layed. has been .rrvest-gated by an agent of the deparl-newt. who reports that the ?work ls being perfonmed as rapldly as consistent with thoroug-incss. CENSUS J-NUMERATORS. Representative rw'ise. of Virginia. has heen Jio-llied by the Dlrecaor of tiie Census ?that he has the _iT>po'ntmc-_t of fil en-u snerators in his district, who nrust be _._,med btfore April _th. Dr. Wise says he is exparienrinp difliculty in securing competent Repiiblicans ln i-is district who ?will accept these oilices at <the smail -sal? ary paid by lhe government for this kind of -work. Tho House Committee on -Inlcrstate and Foreign Commeree has made a favorable report on lhe folll to estatolish a llght-ship and fog-_.-!gnal station at Point Xo Point. in Chesap-ake Bay, and recommend that $50,000 oe appropriated for the construcUon of tne proper light-house and fog signai. House Sub-Commlttee on Post-Offlces and Post Roads to-day submitted a fa A?rable report to the full committee, on the bill authorizing an increase in the fast mail service lo and out of Rioh rnond. ? ' ??' .Representative Rhea. of Virginia. re? turned to 1he city to-day from his home, nt Bristol, wherc he was called cn ac? count of serious illncss in his ifainily. Ttepresentallve Quarles also returned lo , the citv to-dav from a visit tb Stannton. , ,' PERSONAL Ml-NTION. Hon. George Bowd^n and Morgaa. Treat. of Norfolk. are in the city, and were at ?die Capitol to-day looking after .pending legislation before Congress of interest to Virginia. The officers and employes or the Sec Tetary's oflice of tlie Senate held a,meet? ing to-day to express their feeling of high jpersonal regard for General W. R. Cox. of North Carolina. 1he late Seere? tary. A-ppropriatc resolutions were, ndrrptek. which will be communicated to him at an early date. These Virginia postmaslers have been commissloned: Samuel B. Phelps. __lsle; Maggie S. Stephens. Leavells. HALIFAX MURDER TRIAL. The Morton Case Given to Lhe Jury. Verdict This r.Ioriuii__.. SOUTH BOSTON. VA., Miarch 2S.?Spe? cial.?The irial of Knianuel Morton (col? ored), at Houston. for k'lling William Snead (white). at Clover. Fehruary .ti, was concluded at C o'clock Ihis evening and handed to the jury. The accused was ably defended by At tornevs Wood Bouldin. Jr.. L. C. Wat? kins. and Henry Bdmunds, who made lengthy speeches in Morton's behalf. Commonwealth's Attorney William Leigh'-s closlng speech was very im? pressive. Tlie jury's decision will be heard at 9 A. M. to-morrow. ' THE NATIONAL GAME Sam I_a.id_T.ui>, One of the Comliis __.t_U? Lci-g-ic Pitclieis. ? Samuel Landrum. the young Richmond pitcher, who started his career with McCabe's Tigers, with Howard Holland, Stunley Bigble and a numher of other fast youngsttrs, who are destined to niake their mark in the base-ball field. ?will play twith the Newport News team of the State League this season. Landrum is a good fieiding pitcher, and if given regular work will hold down some of tlie heavy hltters of the league. Landrum will not do himself justice unless hc is given rogualr work, but he is a good one and a corner, and will do his manager and himself proud. "Plppln" Bishop anticipates big tliings in the Eastcrn League this season. He has been retivined on the pitching staff of the Syracuse team by Manager Wells. and escpects to show up in great shape. Bishop"** friends here wish him a suc cuessful career. Manager Otis Thompson. of the Jim plecutes, has brought out a number of likely youngstcrs. and in future the -JimplecuteK" -will be considered tha "supply club" for the State League. Zeke Wrlgley ls rapldly getting the ?"SpiderK" in trim. and when they go up against the Lehigh University team next tnonth. a hot game is expected. Joe Brooks. one of the Richmond youngsters to go into professionai iball this season, is a good one. He has _j_-a*_*?fl amateur. and some professionai ball for three years. He is twenty-two -vearn old, flve feet eight and one-half Inches in helght. and welghs _." pounds. He will play with Newport News ,thls seascn. ' Ollver Sum_--rs, of Philadelphia. said to be a "find." has been signed by Mana? ger TTe'ls for the iRlchmonds. He comes -with good recommendations, and ls goud on the bases, handk's the stick well, and la a *ast flcldcr. A movement is on foot to have the Unlv-Tslty of Virginia team and some other Wg -college club play a game in 1-ichn.ond Carnival week. Howard Holland is pleylng with the Hor-icr M-lftarj* School team, at Oxford, X. C and will be in fine shape wheu he -s ivQUlrcd to .cport here for the Virg-nia Luurue praclicc " Holland 4s an cnthuel-u-l.c woJker, and vAU be a power with the Rlchn-cnd team. Hc ?writes that he is tast _rettin__- in tritn, ana will do blk haat wheh the *?__*on ?turtc. . WaiRE .% COI_I. U.. OXI- l>AY. Take X.?xa*lv? Bromo Quhilne Tabiets. All Aruggirt* r. f und the money if it Jails r__? cure. *__. W. Grove'n sijnatuie la on Easy to Take E&syt? Opersnio Because purely Vegetable-yet thor ough, prompt, healtfcful, satisfactory?" Hood's Pills _-__-y?--.. -. -.; ' ' ' 'r"'".'"l i ii "."""' ?~~~ SHERIFF LEE TELLS HIS STORY. (Ccntinued from First Page.) pcat their efforts to save his iife. 6.. XV. LEE, Sheriff. COL. FIEUD'S STATEMENT. r_-Tl_-*iSBl**RG. VA.. March 2S.?Spec? ial.- -CoHnnol" E. M. Fiield, 'of Pc'tersburg, who w-ts ln Emporia Saturday when the lyncblng of Ootton and O'Grady oocurred, suys lhait the affair is inexcusable. That dt is duo to a drunken lot of men, who were tio niorc than llfteen or twenty in num.bt_r. Hc < iid _not witness edther lynching. He was slamjing behlnd a building talkSng with som_e of the crowd when he heard two ___..->_-- tired, and was tcld that Cotton had be.rn hung. Hc tlii-n went towards thc jail and heard .somo negro say that they had lynctied Cotton, now lynch OGrady, calling on the while men to.do it and not malmns the request with any idea of retaliatlon, -be-ause one of their race had been hung. The Colonel then stood in the jail door and reasoned with the mob and tried to pcrsuade them not to take O'Grady out, as his guilt had not only not been estab? lished, but he had been vlndioated to some extent bv Cogon's test-mony. The mob moved from the jail and he thougnt all was over. bu - soon they were after the prisoner again. The negroes went to the jail door, but could by no means be ln duccd to enter, and white men went into the cell and dragged O'Grady out, size of caiowD. Colonel Field cstimaJtcd the crowd at not more than five hundred, and says he believes not more than twenty were en? gaged in Ivnching, tbe others being mere s-pectators *uid there from curio-dty alone Jie talked with numbers of the crowd and all of them said they did not wa-nt the negro lynohed, but their minds were fully made up that he must pay ths .penalty of his criines in Greensville countv, and not taken away to be hung. The Colonel said tnat a dos-e-i or two of determined men with prorer authoriOy would have been s-ufflcient to repulse the mob and save the pritsoners. OFFICERS SUPINE. That the officers actcd as if they were mere citizens without any authority at * Wlth reference to tlie. statement that the life of the judse and sheriff had been thrcatened. he said that Judge Goodwyn did not fear at all a.ny violcnce from the mob, but was airaid that some drunken man'might shoot him. The Colonel wlll be summoned to ap? pear before the grand jury. but he says hc can give no evideiice that will lncnm inatc any one. MR. MOORE REWARDED. The Capt urer of Walter Cotton Given Present Oy Mrs. Wyatt. NORFOLK. VA., March 2_.-Special. The widow of Mr. Charies Wyatt, of Portsmouth, to-day sent to Mr. W. H. Moore of Jarratfs, who captured Cot? ton the murderer of her husband, a set of "-dlver spoons. Mrs. Wyatt wrote Mr. Moore commending his bravery and ex .pressed regret that she was unabie to better reward him. Nominated by the President. W-SHINGTON. March 28.?The Presi? dent to-day nominated 1. J.- McCottrie to be collector of customs for the District of Georgetown. S. C and Thomas Quinney, postmaster at "Waynesboro, Ga. Kaeiiur at Little JRock. LITTLE ROCK. ARK., March 2S.? Favorite*- won four out of five events at Clinton Park to-day. The weather was,, ?--uperb and the track fast. Acushla gave out seventy yards from lhe wire in the second race. Damocles outclassed his field. winning "?*?*** Jlan<3U"'- Tom *}id~ dleton ran a quarter ot a milp before breaking in the fourth race, and 'later was left at the post- The attendance was ?large, and a movement is on foot to ex lend the meeting three days next week. Results: . ? ?'?- " -'?'. First race?two-year-olds, half a mile? Monos (even) first, Philma (2 to 1 and 4 to 5). second, Harry Pulliam (10 to 1) third. Time. :50. Second race?five furlongs?Acushla ( to 11 first, Gath (S to 5 and 2 to Ti) second, Racebud (C to 1) third. Time', 1:02 3-4. Third race?six furlongs. purse?Damo cles (4 to 5) first, George H. Ketcham (2 to i and 3 to 5) second, Commonwealth's Attorney 13 to _. third. Time, 1:1- 3-S. Fourth" race?handicap, one mile?Ca pron (2 to 1) first, Framburg (15 'to 1 and C to 1) second, Shilling Burn (2 to 1) third. Time, 1:44. " Fifth race?mile and a slxtettenth? Phaillas (even) first, School Girl (8 to 1 and 2 to 1) second, Henry Launt (8 to 1) third. Time, 1:52. " ? . Golf at Old Point. The Lakeside Country Club has re? ceived" a telegram from Old Point stat? ing that an event of unusual interest will take place on the Hampton Roads Golf Links next Saturday. On lhat occasion Willie Dunn. -who is conceded to be, per ha.ps. the best golf-player in America, will pl**y a mateh with Varden, the cham pi'?n goker of tlie world, lt is expected that a number of Richmond people. who are interested in golf, will go down to Old Point to witness tbe mateh. Another Race Added. Another race has been added to thc Deep Run Hunt Club events to be held on May 17th, Thursday of Carnival week. This will be a ppny race, and it promises to be one of the most Interesting of all the events. 5t will be for ponies four? teen and a half hands, owned and ridden by members of the club and members of their families, catch weight, one-half mile, .25. There wlll be no entrance fee. Thls additional race wlll make six events ln all. Base-Ball. Mr. C. XV. Boyer, of the Hagcrstown, Md., formerly owner of the Roanoke /ball team, arrived in the city yesterday, and ls. in conference with Manager Wells with reference to ipurChasing a half in? terest in the Richmond team for the coming season. Co.-nol!, O. Mercer. 1, MACON. GA.. March __.?Cornell Uni? verslty beat Mercer Universlty to-day by a score of six to one. SAMPSON AT OlD POINT. He Boarded the Kearsarae, "Which is Lyincott Fort Mot.ror. NEWPORT NEWB, VA., March S&? R-tar-Admlral Sampion orrly-sd at Old Point thi* avenln-r trom Waahlnifton, and .mmodiately went on board the bittleshlp Kearsr.rse. which is lyin* off Fort Mon? roe. He -will .remain on board the ship until-nbe* returns from her flnai accept* oflce trip. which ls to be made next Tues dav, when the Naval Inspection Board wiil make _. test ot ttjo warship't. ap* ' and susa. ? ? ______ .___,_ OFFICIAL FLAG FOR RALEIGH To be Use.d by the-Mayor on State Occasions. AN ELECTRIC SIGN . WINS. Ordered Taken .' Down by lhe City Authorities, the Court Decklos it is a Beautifier aud Allows it to Stay Wlicre it is. RALEIGH. N. C, Maroh 2S.?Special.? It was noted some time ago tliat the city of -Raleigh had had made a very hand nome flag to present to -the Cruiser "Raleigh" as soon as she goes into ser? vice again. A cbmpanlon 'flag was made for the city also. This is Ho be' psed whenever the Mayor and city otiTcials formally renresent "the city on any special occaslon. Mlss Denson, daughter of Captain C. D. Denson, of tliis city, made the flags. The Committee on Lights from the Board of Aldermen recommend most strenuously that the" city own its own llghting plant when the present contract closes in 1002. The cost to the city ror lights for the fiscai year just closlng was .7,406.62. ;'. UNIQUE SUIT. ' There has been a suit ln progress as to an electric sign that has been quite an attraction on the street here. The city ordered it taken down, but the business house fought the order in the courts, and yesterday the Su.preme Court decided the costly electric advertisement could continue to be a beautlfier of that part of Fayetteville Street. The work of setting the pedestal of North Carolina granite upon .which the bronze statue > of Governor Vance is to stand in Capitol .Square, was begun yes? terday. The foundation of granite and concreto is 'being placed in the excava? tlon seven feet deep and seven feet square. Tho pedestal ls of Mt. Airy granite. and was cut here. It is S1-2 feet* high and 71-2 feet broad at the base, tapering upwards. Tlie word Vance is cut in raised letters on one side and on the other sides bronze tabiets, bearing the inscriptions, torches and wreathes. AN OLD QUESTION. There was a mass-meeting held last night regarding the ehestnut question? how to secure an auditorium. About $2.C50 was subscribed. The proposed au? ditorium is to cost 310,000. There will be no more "farmers in? stitutes" held this spring. The spring work on the farms will occupy . the farmers from now on. OLIVIER SAFE. No Eurther Possibility of His Beiii-r CntOir. PRETORIA, Monday, March 26.? United States Consul Hay and his see? retary have gone to Koonstadt to <make necessary arrangements for United States representatlon in the Free State. A dispatch received here from the Boer ?headqdarters in Natal announces that the destructlon continues of coal mines. The Dundee colllery has been blown up: 'the machinery has been destroyed, and the onine has been rendered useless for three months to come. According to a dispatch from Koon standt. Commander Olivier has joined Generals Grobier and Lemmner. who are safe. General Delary is still sick at Pre? toria, but he will .proceed to the front Saturday. Trains are frequently leaving with burghers for the fighting line on this side of Bloemfontein. The Standard and Diggers News says it learns that Generals Olivier, Globiar and Lemmner- have arrived at a point sufficientlv far north to relleve all ap prehensions of the possibility of their being cut off. It is said they will arrive at Winbunr In a few days and effect a iunction with General DeWet. when the Federals' position, it is declared, will formidably oppose Lord Roberts. Reports received from the various banks of the republics show that the cash holdings amount to ?2.2ai.057. The Government has commandeered a portion of the gold reserve of all the banks. Bar gold has been given as security to the amount of about ?',00,000. ? -"'-#-??? MORE WARRANTS. Wholesale Char__.cs Against State Offi? cers. Deputies and Cierks. FRANKFORT. KY.. March 2S.-iDetec_ live Armstrong left to-night for.Eastern Kentucky, and it is reported that he has ?warrants for iltepublican State oflicials and others equally prominent. It is said that these warrants were based upon informa? tion furnished by XV. H. Culton, who is said to have confessed. Culton was a deputy under Auditor of State Sweeney. Culton was in the Execu? tive building previous to the incursion'of the mounteiineers previous to Goebel's a-s saissination, and he has told about conferences in the State building during Januairy. ? All sorts of rumors are circulated. Cul? ton has, it is said. made wholesale charges against State oflicers, deputies and clerlcs. Colonel C. T. Campbell and Arthur Goebel went to Clincinnati to-dav. RUSSIA ANO JAPAN. Renewed Trouble Betiveen These Countries is Imminent. . LONDON, March 29.?A dispatch to the Daiiy Mail from Kobe, dated CMarch 28th, says: ? . . "Renewed" trouble between Russia andr Japan in Korea is imminent. The move tnents of the.-Russian fleet indioate ?he probability of the seiizure of a Korfean port. "The War Oflice* officials at Tokio are holding conferences, and there has beer"** considerable military and naval activity in Japan this month. Oflicers of Elks* Club. The Elks' Club met last night and elected the' following officers, which are to be Installed on next Wednesday, April 4th: Exalted Ruled. Lewis M. Slegel. Esteemed Leading Knight, Frank W. Cunningham. '. ?:-:' Esteemed Loyal Knight, Louis O. Wen denburg. Esteemed Leading Lecturer, M. E. Griffin. ? ? , Seeretary, R. P. A. Burk. Treasurer. John Stamper. Tiler. J. F. Crane. Trustee, Gus E. Delarue. ReDresentative to" the Grand Lodge, Phil. G. Kelley. '^V'--. : Alternate, F. P. .Burk. ' .lapanese"Warships in lfeview. TOKOHAMA. March 2S.-The aiikado will review forty, Japanese -warships on! Kobe toward the end of -April. THE BEST PRESCJKIPTION for chllls and fever is a bottle of Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic. The formula ls plalnly printed on each package. It is simply Iron and Quinin. in a tastelosa form and Is compounded. ln correct pro portlons. The .reason Imltators do not advertlse their formula ls because they know you would not buy 'their medicine; lf yoii knew its Ingredlents. Grove's is the original. and ls the only chlll and fever? remedy aold throughout the entire malarial section of th* United State*.. 2.0 cure^ no t.?_V gfie* fi0t__ *]?..;'? " ' _."._ BILL TUESDAY This Agreement.Was Reached in the Senate. on! Yesterday.* ARMY APPROPRIATION BILL. The House Devoted Greater Part or Day tolts Considc-ration, x-dopting Several Minor Amendments to the ".Measure. WASHINGTON, March 2S.?The Senate to-day agreed to vote on the Porto Rico Government and tariff bill Tuesday after? noon at 4 o'clock. An important utterrance was made later ln*' the day on the bill by Mr. .pavis, of Minnesota. He advo cated free trade between the lUnlted States and Porto Rico. and "urged that the ncv cessary money to be raised by taxation b>> by an internal revenue tax levied upon run. and tobacco produced on the island. This system, in his opinion, would better suit the people of the United States and those of Porto Rico than the proposed tariff, and -woi-Id be just, equitable and constitutionai. The amendment offered by Mr. Carter to thc Al'askan civil codt? bill, relating to mlning for gold under thc waters of Cape 'Nome, -was agreed to, but no further pro? gress was made with ithe meas-ure. The conference report on the measure providing additional amounts to supply urgent .leficiendes, was agrcccl to. A succesisful effort was inado by Mr. Foraker to fix a Ume for a vote on the Porto Rico tariff and ^overnme-r-t bill. Mr. Bacon. of Geor;_*a. suggested to morrow, and Mr. Proctor next Tuesday afternoon. The latter was agreed to. The Alsknn code bill was taken up and Mr. Carter's amendment. offered yester? day. was adopted .without division. Consideration of the Porto Riean bill w__s then resumed, the pending question being upon the free silver colnage amend? ment, offered by Mr. .Morgan. The amend? ment Was de-_ated?15 to 33. Mr. >Davis then spoke. The Senate, at 4:45 P. M., adjourned. ln tlie House. WASHrNGTON, March 2S.--The House, after passing the Senate bill to approye, an adjustment of tihe sales of Otoe and Missouria lands in Kansas and Nebras ka, made to settlers in 1SS3. and agree ing to the conference report on the pen? sion appropriation bill, devoted the re .mainder of the day, to the consideration of the army appropriation- bill. Several minor amendments were adopted, a: about half the bill was covered. ?Mr. Mahon. of Pennsylvania, movc-rt an amendment to prevent thc Secretary of War from employing clerks from out? side tihe pflle of the Civil Servlce in his^ department. This was adopted. An amendment offered on behalf of the committee by Mr. Ash, of Wisconsi.i, to rednce tlie appropriation - for iravel al lowance to enlisted men on dls_harf.e from .*..?!, 000,000 to $2,000,000, and to provide a mileage commutation at the rate of fSur cents a mile, went out on a nofnt of order. LUXURIOUS FITTING3. Speaking of the -pro-i'orma amendmei't, Mt. (Driggs, of New York, called .->.:icn tion to a newspaper 'article de.-cribi-.g the luxurious fittings of the transport Sumner, Which he said was remodelUd at enormous cost. Mr. Driggs said the enorin.'.' cf the extravagance in the fitting of the ship was beyond credence. An $_.M? slivev serviee had been placed in her, ne said, with cut-glass tumblers which cosi 75 cents a piece. Mr. Driggs said he pronosed to i'.it.o duce a resolution to mvesiigtite the cx tfavagance in fitting up the Sumner. Mr. Hull eu'Qgized our transport sys? tem. which heirsaid was the best ln the wcrld. Mr. Driggs said his only desire was to criticise unjustifiable extravagance. Mr. Lentz, of Ohio, offered an amend? ment, providing that no part of the ?money appropriated for the pay of the army should be paid to the son of any member of Congress who had secured his appointmen't since the destru'etion of the battleship Maihe. It -was ruled out ona point of order. IMr. Wheeler, of Kemtutcky, delivered an appeal against extravagance. IMr. Coehran, of Missouri, also inveigh ed against extravagance in expenditures. Without completing the consideration of the bill. the conference report on the urgent deiiciency bill was agreed to, and at 5:10 P. M. the House adjourned. GEORGIA BAPTISTS. Tliey Assemble iu State Convention at Grifiin. GRIFFIN, GA., March 2S.?The Georgia State Baptist Convention met here to day, with 150 ministers present. The exer? cises were opened by Rev. E. J. Smith, of Tennill. Itev. J. Landrum delivered an address on "Church Organization?Its Value and Dxtent and How Best Se? cured." . , The Woman's Baptist Missionary Union, with 200 delegates in attendance, is in session simultaneously with the conven? tion. The proceedings were opened by Mrs. W. J. Neal, of Home. DISASTROUS FIRES. Blaze in Baltimore Does Dama_?e to Amount of S2J 5,000. -BAGTEVSORE, -March 2.S.?Two dtsas trous fires of unknovvn origin, causing a loss of .""215,000, fully covered by insur-' ance, occurred ihere to-day, the burned es tablishments being the iLikes, Berwanger and Company, No. 12 East Baltimore Street, clothing; and the Diggs-Currin Cornpany, shoe dealers, and the Heiser Shoe Manufacturing Company, both at Nos. 9 and 11 Pratt Street. Ansiver Filed. RALEIGH, N. C," March 28.?XV. A. Gutheric, of Durham, to-day filed" in the United States Circuit Court there, his answer to the suit of the American To? bacco Company ,against the Blaekwell Tobacco Company, of Durhajm. The American Company has asked the court to appoint a receiver .to sell the Blaek? well property, divide ite assets and ter minate the existence of the latter .cor .poration. ' Gutherie in his answer says the Circuit Court has no jurisdiction over the Blaek? well Company, which is chartered by the North Carolina Legislature and which is a solvent corporation. Prosidnnt Asked to Cnarleston. WASHINGTON, March 2S.?Senator Mc Laurin, of South Carolina, called at the White House, and on behalf of the city of Charleston .nvited the President to attend the meeting of the Na'tional Edu? cational Association to be held there early ln July next.., The President said he would be glad to attend the meeting, but could give no posltive answer. at this time. /"-'-? _; . ? _: ?-. ,.'?''? ' Exnlalned His Position, _>UBUQUE. IA, March 2S.-A latter wrltten .by Speaker Henderson tf, Hon. B. ?. Knott, tTnlted States-Marshal for tha Northern'BUstrict of. lowa.* was re? ceived to-day, showing his posiUon and that of the ot-her Republican members of, the House who voted,|or tha iPorto.. Rico tarit? bdll. j, :# CURE and pfeEVEMT DISEASE They Save Life. They are Honest, Reliab-e,1 ?$-$' Non-AIcoholic Medicines within the reach of all. When' you take a Sovereign Cure you use a medicine that you can s analyze. THEY ARE Experient U-'<!'-'-''-_5| THEY ARE ESTABLISHED 27 Different Mefliciaes for 27 Different Diseases j The season for Grippe, Coughs, Colds and Rheu matism is at hand?Don't risk your life with worthless medicines rrhen you can obtain a Sovereign Cure. SOVEREIGN REMEDIES Appeal to Your Intelligence Tested for years by physiclans and the people, they stand k upon the solid rock of public confidence. [f| HAVE CURED THOUSANDS?WILL CURE YOU studv"nnsur T__r_i'_,ll_.C"??**>*mhtastothen"'tare.of7->?r>"???'? o-7 Rum-. I fi?Aou Hi: <-. _. _*. __n.pi.c--t.o--s ____._,??_ __ -__ IT COSTS YOU WOTHINO SOVEREIGN EEMESY CO. 1237 Arch St. f# ll?_*L-_. PHILADELPHIA, PA. vJEiVCH PACIFICATION OF THE FREE STATE (Continued from First Page.) The British flcd in the direction of Mageru. tin a skirmish near Brandfort four; Dancers were killed' and six were wounded. BRITISH CAMP ATTACKED. Boer Force AVas Lar-re, Yet But One Briton Was Wonndcd. WARREXTON. March 2_>.?The Boers opened Iire with artillery and rifies on . the camp to-day. The lirst shell burst . while the Fusillers were at breaklast. A : hail of bullets poured into the village. | A good many cattle were killed. A hotel that is used as a hospital, and over which the red cross was flying. was fired j upon. The attacking Boer force was j large, but. notwlthstanding the expendt- ; ture of big gun and Mauser ammunltion, ; but one Briton was wounded. ' ADVANCE BEGUN. i l_ohcrts Has Sent 10,000 Troops Xorth of Blocmloiiteiii. LONDON.' March 29.-P_:55 A. M.?Lord Boberls has sent 10.000 troops to Glen, ten miles north of Bloemfontein, on the railway. This is a preliminary to the genera'l advance. Immediate acquisition of stores, etc. Mafekinj. Bombarded. LOXDOX, March 29.?A Pretoria dis? patch to the Daiiy Mail, dated March 2Sth, says: "An officlal dispatch reports a heavy bombardment of Mafeking in progress Monday, March 2Gth, which was imeeting -viith a spirited response. "Micbael Davitt had an interview with President Kruger to-day." Thanked Germany. LOXDOX, March 23.?Great Brltain, ac Cording to the Berlin carrespandent ot the Daiiy Mail, has thanked Germany for the latter's warning of. t'he Boer plans for attacking Witltish Bay, on the West African coast. Kruger to Take Chief Command. BRUSSELS, March 28.?A private dis? patch has been received here from Pre? toria, which says that President Kruger will now take chief command of the Transvaal forces. Mafelcins; All Well March 20th. LOXDOX, March 2S?7 P. M.?A private telegram received from 'Mafeking re? ports that all was well there March 20th. I TWO AT ONE SHOT. A Guard Fired nt Escapinjj Convicts nnd Stopped Two ol" Them. : GRHBXSBORO, N. CV, March. 28.? Three men who were serving out their sentences on the county roads. about nine miles from here, made a break for liberty yesterday afternoon. The guard fired and two of the convicts being in line, the bujlet passed entirely through one of them, killing him Instantly, an_V wounding the other mortally. The thdrd, a -white man, named Eppes, escaped". CHAPEL HILiU X: C. March ;__,.? The University of Xorth Carolina to-day defeated Lafayette by a score of nine to. four. ELEGANT COUNTRY WEDDING. Salem Presbyterian Church Scene of a Fashionable Marria"_e. STUDLEY, VA.. March 2-S.?Special.? Salem Presbyterian Ohurch, which stands withdn a few hundred* yards of "Stud ley," the blrt_.-p.ace of Patrick Henry in Hanover county, was the scene of a beau? tiful and fashionable wedding at S;30 o'clock yesterday (Tuesday) evening, ?when IMr. Xathaniel Owington Wicker led to the-altar Miss Minnie Roberta Tlmberlake. second daughter of Robert W. Tlmberlake, Esq., of Hanover county. The church was tast_*fully decorated in evergreen and cut flowers, and presented a pleasing appearance. Miss Xa-nnie B. Haw presided at the organ ar.d the cere mony was performed by Rev. C. M. Chumbley, pastor of Samuel Davies Church, of which the contracting parties" are both members. Mr. Ollle. B. Green was best man, and Mlss- Luia A. Tlmber? lake, in cream. Chlna silk. sister of the bride, was maidof honor. The groom, son of Mr. N. "WV Wicker. Is a prosperous and popular ymmg farmer in the Cold HSarboT. nedglibortjodd.- - The bride, who enjoys the roputitlon of one bf the brigflrtest teaohers and most attractive ' young ladios ot tha county, .' Stops tho Cnu__h . and Works Off tbo Cold. . Laxatiye Bromo-Qulnlne Tabiets cura a , cojldin ?ne day. Ho, cur__ ac. _ga_\^ -Pric-Jw t SBusby. j SBiisby. \ SSusby. \ SSusby. j fflusby. ? SM^ociir&g Furniture? j; * - x T See BUSBY, Broad Street, opposite Foushec. Perhaps it's a Baby Carriage j* X or one of those new-fangied go-carts, .-ieeping _,o-eart_> some call 'em, but it- J.. ? a mistake. Tney are not sleeplng. hut wide awake. See P.ySBY. he has tho ? *? _? celebrated HEYWOOD A DJU3TABI_K. No better on earth. y V X BUSBY has been in business. selling Furniture here for twenty y.ear.-. -j. ?j- Business has gro*jrn so that more room is needed Improvements are now ?*? V going on and a new addition to our store on Broad Street, opposite Fqushee, T T is bring made. We are overstneked sand need room. Do you wunt to T X save money? See BUSBY. We have a stock bought before the advance 4. ? and must unlmid. Take advantage of the very low price now being of- ?"? v fered by BUSBY. *_" I J. II. BUSBY. 00 Gorner Foushee and Broad? _ . ?_* Need Lui-isden You May Wind ahd Wind Forever, But when the Spring is Broken your Watch is Dead. Bring lt to US and WE will Restore IT TO LIFE We Use Cnly the Best Materia! and Guaran? tee Our Work. You may have a ?-_.prin'r" need in Summer, Fall or Winter. We shall be pleased to do your Pepairin*r all the year round. The Largest Jeweiry and Optica! Manufact? uring and W atch and Jeweiry Repairing Departments in the City S011, 731 Main St. ^Sr^^^a-- S--__i---_?--*_P--__??*-_?*^_i--'--3-^',;a?"^^ -*_-?-*_?? ^ "?$ OLIVE and'DAYTOSM j -. ISSasB, __ ---as^ __ ^__--? - - ?$ H fflore Atiractive Than Ever Before. -$ ?$ i_?3S "to $60. || W Hi?h-GradeSecond-Hand Wheels from $10 up. Coaster *J $ and Brakes aud Large Sprocfcets fitted to any wheel. Fme W ?$> Machine Work and Bicycle Repairing a specialty. \& I B. A. BLErMIMER, f JJ 310 North Fifth Street and 1918 East IViain Street. ^ Order From Your Retail Grocer. "It Never Made a Wmffl- Bad Loaf." E. W. GATES & SON CO.. Exclusive Wholesale Agents. was handsomely gowned ln -white ? satii antl carried a large bouciuet of Brtde 3 Roses. ? ' -?-"- . "?, . ,__ This voung coupIe: is followed by the prayers' of their respective families and tho. best -wishes of a: bost of friends. The gift of the groom.to his bride is a neat lad __e*vly built and furnlfihed home near Cold Harbor- The brlde received in ad? dition many beautiful and valuabl. pres ents. ._ -;-??? Budset A(lopte-3. BBRLIN, Slarch 2S.-The Reichstag: to day adopted the budget bill. ana *? Journed for the Easter holidays, until April 24th. . - _j-_-? # Council and Aldermen. There -will be an Important joint m'ert ing of the Board of Aldermen andCom -mon Council to-night at S o'clock for, the pu-_>oae of electing school truateea. T-ti*itiaf-irir-.--'i??nii-f iJcgnn. . -* -WII-MINGTON, N. C. ^tarch 2S.--Th8 taking of testimony-In the .rallroad^ta-t. assessment cases before Standlns^Mas-. ter James K". Shepperd. of the. United, States Court ia Enutty.^waa b(_?im thto mornln.: ia the .United Statet. Cowt S______- *?*? *? tkat.ttt tha MMM_m _-__?> way et als. against th* North Carolina Corporation Commission et als.? involv ing the tax-rate assessment of the rail? way property of the Seaboard Alr Line, Atlantic Coast Line and Southern Rall wav- systems. _ ..? ,., The court adjourned until 11 o C-OCic to-morrow morning. ______-m . Miie-> of 9fat_f.ee OirlJv '?Business was slaclJ last Wednesday afternoon, so I thought I would take lr_ a matinee," said Snyder. tha calcutaOns bar-boy. "Say. what an. awful lot oC mat? inee girls there are! ?Id you ever stop to think of It? Say, there's a mill.om of them ln tbe United States, alThoush_ 1 dartt.say, that figure is low. B-El, say a million. just to get a base> o? operation. In the course of a theatrtcal season the lines they form tn trotit of tho twx of? lice would reach, ln lock-steps, frenas PhH adelphla to Pittsburg. The tears they shed would float the blggest warshlp ever Launch-d at Gtavsoa'. The n-aah note* they write, if placed on top of sach oth? er ln eiivtloosi. wou'.d he as *a!|h aa the city hall tower. The- eaady tUty eat.wauld fill the "-Jars_9.t warehotna ln l"*Wlade-phi-___ and the amount of money they spend each year In theatre tlekats woultl?" But even ?Snyder** i_f*__ft_-__ tl?h failed him at t__U J-UWU_M^-Jnwa* aats&ta JUcat-W ?_,_?_?*? "*"""^_*r~ '.T~-,.