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|>CATH OK CLAUDE B. DCNSON. A
i^S T iDELY-k%OW>-.'EDIICATOR.;\ ;
fc BLAZE;
gome Fire J«u.or»ncc Company
' Bulldlnsr Hjxdly Damagrcd— Secret
Orders Sustain Heavy Losses-^
Major C- AY. 3la»on>» Fair Bride.
P 3IAI.EIGH: N/C. January 1 15.«f(SpecIal.) '•
CapuUn " Claude ' B." Dchson ; d led [early : this :
iinbrning r»t ! S his" home^herc^>aged^ ffi^Jofl;
fca nceriof^ the^ throat, Tof ;;whJchihe;bad;
buffered f almost k year; r He; was^educated- '
"at'Norfblk.^ served; in i the} Confederate; en-j. ;
ginetcaring Tcorps,. taught school, at, PlUb
horo^t or a! number ■ of; j'eara,; and - had for.
"almbfitf twcnty c five years I been : secretary
;:61r s "ißt.|stani'secretaf y' and ; 'treasurerTof ; the V
iNbrth^Carollnai State 'Agricultural Society.)
•For; thV- latter he con tinued to work .lfi-ltii- '
'fully/until/ the very end: ; ; : He '■] .was "one .of : J
' ; Xhe | principals of :' the Ralei gh I Mai c ; Acad • ' •
i«nyj'fbr" about ten years. :,; His ■acquaint-: j
people In the State" was; very ; !
!argrel ;:r His wife was Miss' Cowan, -"of ;Wilr j
Etnlngtori: who,: with; three daughters and
fe*(our;sons.'sur'.:ve',him.~ - .".v ; "" . " -.' : ~ ■.:'*
gf Fire^vhich broke out it 4 o'clock this
\ tnorriing in the North \ Carol ina Home Fire
fjrisurance Cc pany's . r building '•■ on ' Fay
;"ttt«ville; street; half/ a blocks, from the
did damage to this; amount; of
1 fr0m^55.000.; to ; S6,ooorv The ;Qre originated:
I trom &n electric wire on th« : ground floor
?near, the front* door of the Insurance com-
Dany's" office, 1 arid . mountinglup wards along
i; the': .wall," skipped the second ; floor, ; but
fleßtroyed the th Jrd. -On m the latter fioor,
: were ■ the . rooms ; of two lodges Tbf .' Odd ■ Fel-"
lows,; the Elks, Royal Arcanum, Order of
;Kkl|way Conductors, arid > that ; of the;Lo
■ comotive : Engineers, i Pretty*, nearly "every-"
i tiling; was destroyed, including an oil por-"
i trait iof Past Sovereign ' ; Grand | ; Master
\ Charles^ M. BusbeeTiof ; the^Odd' Fellows;"
r ttrid fother pictures, regalias, .records,' etc.
iSeaton ■ Cales I^oage of Odd \ Fellow's had
'$I^2oo of insurance on 51.600 worth ofpro : '
X perty; destroyed. ■ / " -' "• .. •*''""
s^.On the second floor were Insurance offices
i of yT^ .T. 7 Hay & Bro.. whose loss is , by
.■water, arid malnly'ln" records and papers.
. Onlthis; floor is also Jhe office r of Secre
taryPWoodell, of the Grand Lodge of > Odd
"Fellows, whose lossis likewise bS'Jwater.
On) the .first floor are the offices the;
LiK.'fjC.' Home and iCroweirs 'drug store.
Both were damageda little, by water. '■.
■1 :It' ; .was;the first; fire ;bf; any "consequence
in inofe than a year, and is the. third with
in; six days. Exclusive of ■ thls,.firb. .. the"
Avhble' loss; in the "city ": : since April Ist, ■ did
not amount ; to ?EOO. /. : ". :
M The? Elks Vlast night' held their second
; ineetirg, in : the f hall. 'The temperature^
, at the .time of. thetfire was cbrisiderably
below freezing, . but the work of the lire
.department 1 was ;■ somethings magnificent
r a.nd,the iwater service 1 and ' pressure ex
. oellent- ' No end Of compliments' are paid
the n>emen -for their work. ".-'" .-' •",' ;
;. A PRETTY WEDDING/ j
i At 8 o'clock this- evening,' Major Charles
Winder Mason. Fourth > Infantry,-. United
States army: stationed ;at iFort Brown,
: Tex.. . led . to ; the ajtar? Miss'i Marion TIUou ;
sHaywood, daughter:. of . the; late Dr. .Ri ch
I iaru r B. : , Hay wood,, at the home here- - The
; fcrid el entered . wl th 7 hsr moth er and . Col-
L- one] Carl "Ay Woodruff; of i the . Artillery,
Corps; ; United States army, commanding
.Fort"; Slocufn. New York "> harbor; ;was
'- best "man".'^ The bride's dress was trimmed
'•with: point' lace, Tv-hich- once? : adorned the
court dress jof -her grandmother, J Mrs.
Mcade, of New -York cjty.V Outside ■■ of the
:- family; only a few; friends were present. I
I including Governor; and; Mrs7 "Aycock, and I
and ': Mrs.- Cheshire: Major and I
?Mra,Mason left tb-nlght; for Fortt ßrown, j
ivia 1 Mexico.; and; May Ist will leave"; there j
v t ojri San) Francisco/ whence they will sail ;
; June Ist for";' Manila, .: ■ .' '■ - : » " '■. V -'■ , j
, „ GRAND.'L ODGE OF MASONS. '.""I
.The : Grand Lodge of; MaEons, did. not ad- !
t Jourri until after 1 o'clock"; this~mornirig. i
-; ; It ; was .midnight \vhen; after a* number
: of ; ballots. .it elected H. I. Clark grand
J master . for : the second ' term. The; other.
Jofflcers elected are -W. S. Lidflell, dfputy;
f grand master; F. . D. ; Winston, and S. M.
vGattis, grand wardens; William'; Simpson,
if grand : treasurer; John -C; Drewry, ' ; grand
ißecretary; ; Leo;D. Heartt; assistant grand
'.treasurer. ." The , officers were* all installed
tf to-day* and . the appoints ve' officers riamedf
; The Grand ' Lodge; will"" now ■' get earnestly*
f tq/;'work; to r r«Jse the ofj the'
Afund^ needed to pay for"the Masonic . Teiri-
Sple,Vof which" $SO,OOO has been .subscribed;
; more ; being needed. ,; The . Raleigh
Bank /takes $50,000 of the bonds:
J.ltV.ia : understood that : Francis, D. Wins-"
■; tori ; is : to make, a canvass of the State-to
"raise the remaining;. funds ■■' needed. C ■
X The ' present - corporation law of North :
is admirable, so much so that it
gits": regarded "as" a nibdel. ■'[ It provides' fully
/arid well : for the granting of charters,by :
C^the] secretary of- State, from ..which the;
if State .derives a revenue. The system is
f|far f better ; than; the" old one,; yet there, is
a'-; stlllj gross ; lack of ; judgmenLC Bills are;
• i*belrig;" Introduced in 'the Legislature ,to
all sorts : of corporations. ; The
;■: riembers of the; Legislature; are \ probably.
• ;«ot aware off the ■ fact ' that it" Is a.-viola r
£tion-or section" 1, art!cle;S.;of l :the.coristl
.J^l^tJbn,? to ;create; corporations by .special
S"acW except ".for municipal ; ' purposes.. .■'.""• "-
BILLS INTRODUCED. '
:': Among the bills'. In trbduced in/the House
Hhe following: . ' r :■'.:.■_ .'; .
■v -. Repealing the law providing that abari-
tV shall be; cause . for ;; divorce ; :- for
fttheV r^^ " oi \ soldiers: wbo ; lost a"" leg*in~
vjiictlvey service: \ prohibiting the sale of; fire
;S crackers more than three inches, long arid
: -;;,- : "-"•■ ; ; ". ■..;- .»:.."-.
.. Among the bills passed were the follow
'iins:;:^^:"-^:.." ■■ ' -//v..' ■ ... ;', ■:' ':■_ '-■>:'■
igtlnoorporating Caney river raUt\^ay, .Yan T
S ceyjeounty::" providing a : joint :cbhjmlttee
iTof -felght;' to prepare ; a k code/ commission;
I'blll. -„ ,"; ; -.- ■' ," " ' '-.
The State treasurer freportod thatjt.was
;toposs!ble : to ascertain ; the .cost > of the
; tui Idirig. ;J A. ■■ v cqmmuni ca^tlon
s'frbm? the v " superintendent, of .Jthe'peniten
s-. tiary^stated ' that ' it was; reported -to ■ have
§ cost; at million f arid ; a^ quafteivbut'he had
r^oo /means" of verifying thejsanie. from "any
£ fecords.'v. X '■. ', ■' : ; : ;;■;;-■.: "i*^;''^;': ;:: ";-, >i- -
. . Several bank charters >were held up be-
It^nVeX they ",. did triot * contain ;■ a provision
Siriaking stockholders* individually, liable to
% theTexterit ot • stock.^ Amendments^ to > that
were offered' and* the ; bills ; wefe sent
4 back. to committee. . ■ ; v .' ."•:{}
" , The Senate was; .in^ session". only fifteen
-minutes. ; A bill to repeal/the^Ashe"couri
;ty prohibition law i was;- tabled. . :
- : ,m, m ': - MILITIA BILLJPASSES:
"'" '- Adjutant-General : 'Royster< was ; to-day
snotined ? thatt the -pjck"; N^Ubnar Guardj or
militia bill, had "passed- the Senate, .It
Shavlrig; "already; passed;; thel/House. He
.^ißaidV'.thati?/within- J three jj or ? four days a
• rail : would; be 1 Issued-for; all the officers
£ bfi" the ■vSiate '■ Guard " f ,to^m<iet;s ln|conyeri
fttJon'; at ; Raleigh, to ;•■ make ; arrangements
; prbyislonSiOf;theib'n;
V jt - Js the purpose- to 'have j the; National
-Guard of this State hit the" finest
•^Fhape". " The "military meri.?"arc;deiiglucd
fiat! the passager of 'this -• for.
\bill.- ' ,- " • ' ' -
; -A bill to be entitled San /act/ to prevent
companies ~'l doing ;; business^
". Jn: this State from enteririgllnto /fcoaihlTla^
■ tione to control rat«;fqr^fire"irisui*anc^bri
,'.; property in this" State?' has been Introduced
by. Senator Godwin; •
' A GlfmpMC of • Greensboroi" ; F
GREENSBORO*. „X.. C. January 15.
||{Speclal.>-iThe?BnnualSmeetlnslSof^the;
ei| Merchante* fand { Slanufacturers',! ClubXw&s ;
,:*- 1 held k la6t;"nlght.%The i new ' offlcersi elected ;
g ? were ?as i follows:^ Jchn (j J.*| Nelson; 1 !; presl- - :
, <lent: C. G. Wright. -.flrattvicc-presJdent;
■^'R?3L^^jr-ci£iße»nnlylc#ipretJd.eint;fA^
; iV. .. i>.*; Smithy secretgp?!; and &trea«o.rer.Y
MTtimxA iat jgoversore.'f J«bn - ; J.liK*l»)n.T.<»s ■
|| <?At^Wght^B^M^AlMgfat^o£iy^JEMi
l^ftsaadt; and r»3P^|»oaj^»«»'^S|;
. .-.. . * .. - rj>i«,a«R.«=iTsSrs!ssvv^^^KF^ •,i '..■
•TJ^IHESE -elegant garments at thisiprice go on-saTe
- v-j*^ 'thismprningjl; Eac^
E^J Blue, Brown, Black, Oxfords; Olive,: Garnet,.
arid 5 Fawn "colored
terials— witKo^:wit&
out chevron on sleeves. This is a^ VERY, SPECIAL
OFFERNG. I • - .
JACOBS & LEVY,
Speclalistsiri Apparel for Men. Boys.and'CMldren, -
: 705 E. Broad Stre^i Entire^iiiiaing^f?!
w : ednesaay ait^no6hoUrec^^rt ; cho^
vv ti xieViii; ri. ivicCuiioc.ii,;- W. n. itas<ta,:
v" 7. Armiieiu, ana "J. M. Odeh,, 'xne;ai-;
iWloi s^.ect«u u»» 10110 wing ■ oidcei-s ■ aud
iS uinc ß :- iNeii^innij.on, *» r^^jgg3
o. 'xxiii. vicfc-piesiuui..; a.-. -xi.-.' AiU«imaa,.
i-Miiittir- I 1"."I 1 "." oV'J>o>«es, : aencr;-; t<~ ;iU-,^oi "• v »- :
&&1 aiao" i-prler, ' tx<u orf. y.a,ior, a^d,
ouiules j*.iaer uiv.ll, DOon.-ut;epeis. ._.. _. ■;;■.;
MRS, JN0.,8. SHEARER. DEAD.
Wife"- of Dr." Sliearer.VFormer ; Pre/pi
':■"■■'■. dent of iDavidiio^ College. .
CHARLOTTE, N: ;G., January,
cial. )-Ai telephone message .tn.s ; aiternoon
from DaviGson. announces ; the death^tnere,
or Mxs. iJonn "B.KShearer,; wifej ofr.iJrv
Shearer, for '- many : a eai s] president of | wa
viQßon College, 'l he end came tois morn
ing at &:3u: o'clock, alter an iuness o£
about ten -days.-; - .r -■■i''^'-" ; ■ '■: ■-'•"■■" ;.i^. :
Last" Thursday Mrs.- Shearer .-: was f tak
en ■ with pneumonia, both lungs being at-,
f eote'd from: the beginning of aer ; sickness. ;
Her condition grew, rapidly worse, ana,
, the ena - came peacefully . at . the ■• hour
Mrs. Shekrer was" 7s years old, /arid" had
been": a 1a 1 resident of -Davidson r tor ■■ many
years. As wife of the. president or
son College, she was known tar and, wide,
and was jovedforner. sterling /worth ana
many beautiful traits or" .cnaracter. io
Uie young mtn -of "Davidson College, ■ and
:in fact 1 the eniire c'omm" unity ',-v Mrs:, Shear-
er was greatly loved; and to all her; death
is a "deep borrow, i;' ■ 1„: <-i x~'
ivMrs:^iiinlly Pharr,' mother- of State Sen
ator H. N. Fharr, of mis .county,- died
in this city Uiis. morning at: U.o clock*
Mrs. Pharr was 1 one of .•» the ■ oldest : res!-,
dents of the county,- and was' a. member
of one of theoidestfamilies of the Siate.
IRWIN OVERCASH IN CUSTODY
Cliarged With the Betrayal of >lis»
1 ; Etta Barnett In Cliarlotte"" _ r
CHARLOTTE; N. C, January IS.-^Spe
cial.)—lrwin Overcash, :a ; young man of
this city, was arrested in^Thomas\al.le last
night on a warraatvissued' in' Charlotte
charging him-witli^seducUon.. ' a«'
On- the- receipt of Uie telegram. Officer
Mi' E." Crowell lefton the first ; train for
Thomasville.- and will return .this after-,
noon with Overcash.- / ' - , '. . ■''-■
The youncwoman, who claims: she has
been wronged, is Miss Etta Barnett.- She
has resided .in Charlottee ., for some
mon ths. having • come . to ; this . city from
..er honie near. Huntersville.
The warrant 'charging the crime - was
issued ■ several, days v ago.^ At- the;; time;
the whereabouts .of ; Overcash .was not
known: .Yesterday he ' was located. In
Thomasville, and his arrest followed. : . ;,
The case;is an exceedingly sad 4 one,
one -in -which /a girl's love, for : : a: man
'blinded her: to "such an extent' that she
yielded and fell.' : : . ';.,['"_■■]■ \-~
LIBRARY FOR WILMINGTON;
Carnegie Offers the ToWn-JJSS.OOOon
•.•■'-■ ■ tlieUsualv Conditions. /.:
WILMINGTON. N. C, January 15.—
January 15.— (Special.)— Andrew Carnegie,
t ne : phflanthropist: i in 7 resprnse \ to s.a com-
I murilcation from John H.;: Gore. Jr., ; Esq.;.
a prominent -young lawyer of -this t cit>,
has . offered '? to /donated, a f ree^ public n
brary to WHmingtonr at a cost of ; S-0.000,
provided the City ,will " maintain the : same
by an annual: appropriation:: of ; t not; less
than $2,500, - and furnish; a suitable site for
v-The U City Council will be urged by citi
zens to : accept the proposition. ■ : .•
HE WON^T^A^CATKEEPER.v
NEW YORK, January" 15.^(Speclal.)—
A"morig ; ithe many wills ; of,; Mrs.,, Charf
tbtte "M; Hoyt. wife of ; Reuben M. 1 Hoyt;;
of * New York, /which have been filed :in
Tiffin, O.f: there -is brie which makes pro
vision for Rev.- Father Arthur "Ritchie^
pastor, of the Church of/St Mary /the
Virgin. The provision is so- strange, how
ever. rthatUhe priest /will not , accept;' it. •/
.According to It -' : FatUer' Ritchie .Is to re-;
ceive 55 a week for caring: for Mrs." Hoyt's
Vats. He !knew nothing iabout". this rather
remarkable bequest when the /dispatch;
from .Tiuin- containing; the' information"
was'shown him to-day;. ~ . .....* "'. ' ; :."/•.;
,vji; knew Mrs. Hoyt,"/ he/ said, "but
what's the use of ;. talking about such a"
bequest as that? I'd .make myself ridi
culous' if I accepted it.f I like'catp. : «ut
do not purpose becoming a* cat keeper at
so much) a:, week. If..th_e.:cats aro^ent _to
'me: I shall; turn them^ over/ to tlie* Society"
for the/Preyentlbn/of Cruelty to 'Animals'-,
Mrs; Hoyt was at oue ■ time : a member ot
my, church, but VI have /not- seen her/ in
a.;number. of years." - ".*>-";.%
: ?; ; There ; . Isn'tJ much: /danger i in U Father
Ritchie >belrig;;bothe'redvWith the .cats -for
as long time/ to come,: as /"litigation -Over"
the estate of the: dead /woman ' Isl pretty:
sure . to ; -follow. estate /consists :of
fbout ) $200,000;!; and I two .wills ; of /the '■ same
date i have ' already i been v flled.;.-. They -give
/varying/ amounts to /her relatives. « it Vis
said; that .there; are -still; other/wills In
existence. ;;"Mrs: .Hoyt /was -so "peculiar
; that v her,, mental -status f will ;; be';-;qucs""- :
tibried. ; ;'-■••■ ./- ; :; ,/;^>->/':;;-.-:, ; ;/.-.v- -<:;■ '■
Fl ttt^n Hours "'" 1 6 "j; Jack« on vllle— A
Sew Flyer; ; Over ,' ; the I Seaboard \ toil
■ Florida and "the- Soxsih: : -', .v.
\ 'i Commencins I Jan. . 12. 'i -the ■ Seaboard c w?ll i
Inaugurate its' new; trains~Nos.t3rrandt34, -J
to 'k be a known 3 as Sthe "| Florida "|
Limited."; southbound, vand;the-"Seaboardn
-Newj:York&l:irnited."Anorthbound:-.Jk;Thi3 j
tral n : ;■•• .will ?; stop %a t HendersonSi Raleigh;; i
Southern r Pines. : |Hamlet."iCamdeh;TColum-'j
biagand? Savannah^ only^betweeritißich-jl
;morid r ond!: Jacksonville. fand;Usi;positively''i
the . f astestfl train & that ji will 'g be -. : operated ; I
hth^sseasonlbetweeh'the East and, Florida^
andt.will be opera ted, dally. - S .-|
;ii-The ; schedul<> r iwlll ibe s as < follows: "^Leave I
s Richmond 1 10:28 gP/g iSm (Main-Street^ Sta-|
• tion) ; , arrive] Hehdersom 1 :20 ? A:?M:; f arrive
Raleigh J2:23rA:'!»L.¥arrive!Sbutherri!PinesH
>J:ll i A^M;HarrivejHamletl4:s2?AvSM^ar-1 j
; rive i, 6 :36 - A?iM.; v arrive I Columbia 1 j
;7^4^Ar! M^arrlvefe Savannah^ 9:45 jAiiM^H
arrive "Jacksonville . 1 :20 f P.? M;;? arrive ; St. ;
!?Augustine;2:2o-P^M.^i;. J-&Bfcs
| i|ff Jafcse £ magnificent gtralns jiwlllg be J eora
;pO£ed i^entirelyit of jSnew^f and Siupr-to-date
■ Pullman¥ f equipment g New>Yqrk i
'and i Str?Augustlne."i as g'Pullman*
! dlning-canSidouble t t dra wins-room g sieeper.i
■corapartment.?car. n and ? observatidnf-car. rfrs
llFor^fbMar^Lfcßd pthorjinforroattpnisoali;
on' or- address Juay «««nt- or, r«prestnt«.tlv<ii
i'of^.tbiißM>oanS; < .or to - ' -^
. &r. W»lio. ii>^. •'. • - • \v. J. MAY,.. - •
;tfeDltts.P»s».^rmt-''vClty;T!ol£6t>-Ag«Bfci^
, ; 'PbOCCT:4fII.V •:"".- i^^-^^v" \-:;^ v - -r;. ■:■•-;■;,;: ■^■-:
SHE KISSED JIM
AIXEQBD ; BIURDEKERJS ./ > MOTHER
WEEP6 ; 'pS;,THB /PilisO.\Eß?S BOS OiI
EXPERTS vTELL^OF- A rCRiME,
They Say. Pdor..Xell Cropscy; Was
. 'Strnolc ' on the Head ••: -Before. Belijs
. ;..TliroTvn ; Into.: the TViatep—DoctbrW
• v -»n»i-; ; . Witnesses • Positive .'.-About
Thi«.
'.:"■''" .'v-'. ir~n-.: • ;■'-. . ■'-•■ ■ ""-'.-■.-' - - .--' : . I
.'/ ' HERTFORD- N. L<V January 15.—(Spe
ciI.)-rrWith~a thousand eyes.focussed.up
on j her, ; the mother .of James ■- E.- Wilcox ;
entered X the . courtroom this : morning. -. and,
stepping to; the/side/ of iher!>boy,j imprinted;
: a':.klss'- on,/ his brow *and,--- pillowing -"he'ril
head \on • his .-."bosom, wept ; .with : . emotion.; J
It was apnthetic.scene.~.>.The woman is a
sufferer, froni.heart' trouble, /and. even last"
nighty was I reported "dying. •, j. : JTcifday . : she ;
recovered . ahd^ni"et:;her ■ for.; the ■ first
time "since " March; -of. last . year. 1 " She . sat \ \
'mi theTcpur'trbdm '■ much /' of / the day, J and: I
;ann'quncesf^iV.i'as' i ';herAtotehtipri. v to;<testlty^|
in";his";behalf should ; her f. health '.permiL ■ I
"It is ; also statedfthat. James i ■Wilcox him- ]
self ; .will^testify ••; and 1 break '. the i sileiice. i
Trhich he~ has :for,imonths^ maintained^ %Th'e n : j
defence had no." witnesses af thejast ; trial : ; j
but ;; this time \they : will, -in f addition "; to' I
others.'/prbdiicc' expert testimony ) to show- j
the \ court ;: that ; Nell Crops6y '.: committed ' |
suictdo. " •. '. - ; .' ' \ ".-,/*. : K '~- 1
■ . "..The;'; famous trial . is'now" under/ way. !
.Early^ in session: the twel-y-; juror:
wa > siselectpd,;the jury" empanelled 'Jan'd! the !
taJsing; of testimony began. '* ' : . ■■
vl>r^- J. ; E: -Wood ■ was the first .witness
called- by the prosecutiph. : He qualified,
as an expert. ;He stated that he was {the.
Cropseys'-^f aniily. physician, ; and that \ht j
was : present at •; the ; post mortem 'examina
tion J of ; Neli Cropsey's bPdy." He : described -
the. condi t ion ; of the corpse; r r He said that ;
there-,were -lacking symptoms 'of fdrowh : y
ing; ;• there"; b'eiriig"» being : an ■: eritire^absence'
of in theriungs.ipleurali cavity and
- stomach,-: and -an ; absence rof • blood ;.< In ; : , the'
•heart.; -yTher. witness then". told ?of if inding
a severe ; bruise -on - Nell's ; lef t . teniple; : ahd :
of tac. decomposition; of the brain; incident •
to same. -. • . • -.--"_ ■■; '.'
. After, overruling certain, objections :of
fered:by;theidefence,":Dr. Wood contlnued
in clear,; emphatic, tones: - ". ~ 'v.'. •V.
; "In my. opinion^ the bruise. was produced
by-a directV blow,; some ( covered or.- blunt"
instrumeritv being used." •-' . ,;■ ■
*i Dr. Wood was; succeeded on the witness
stand .by ;Dr. :i. ;Fen'ring.- who assisted him ;
at , the ""autopsy.*: ' -.'Dr. '■■" : Fearing' s ; testimony i
.wa5.,.." substantially... > the- .--same as :Dr:'
•WopQ's:;"""-";.';-.'v.-"f. :•'■'-. iy: ■'.""-• . - :-:- : - ••,■
... In- the cross ; examination by the de^"
fence "' Fearing was . " asked *if he could :
swear '• that ; Kell ~ Cropaey v was dealt"; a .
bipw. "He Tre plied :..- .'".'. "■.. \> '.
;"T"can. sw'ear;" that someone r dealt that:
blow.; and 'rendered : her: unconscious^- 1 . In
the flatter? slate .she"" v/as thrown in the
| water.:* v; ,; . ' ,:'"',"" --„
I 'Other witnesses .^corrobOTatingiithe'""!^^'^!^.'
monyJ^f;^the;esp.eHs;.were^heard. r !^"mbng*.
| these- l "was"\C.; : A^ iJohg.'lwho' .found.M iss
j"Crbifs l ey's".bbdy>He.statea Ilhat^the1 lhat^the corpse;
j was 'discovered i in shallow .water.;ahd that ;
rthejs^rl's skirtsTclung/ 16- the' river's bot-
!:tohi." "••"•'-"'-•- "..•' ;' ' '.' • •'■ V - . .,-; - ..-■
mud;- too,; was stirred up -by.. the re
movar-of tnVTbody'' •'. ' _;/; Jj"/' ■• - _
• -Present .indications. are ."that trial wUI
consume i ■ two i "weeks. . The .'^opinion ".-that"
the^prisoner^will be acquitted "is gaining
■ In'-; popularity."-I:-V' •;■.-.- '■•""■■'."■ '-'- ■■-•'--■;-•'• '., '■ ~ ! . :: '..-^
Sv^j-WHAT'DRrrWOOD'SAID. ■■ „-;..
-iDK' ;.w6bd^declared;.tlia.t 'h'e'Twas'fpres
eht:'at the a.iito'psy bver) the -body of;Nel-';
lie? Cropsey. Dr.' Isaac ' Fearing'! coroner,
of ; Pasqu'otartk "'county ' " Dr."' 'McMu'lfeo and ■
;the,;_Coroher's V jury •\werfe'' \^^^lum;-: i TheSv
found.*" th"ev-body r ; of -the girl " oh* al table lin .
an "outhouse; nbar^the\Cropsey. home.'- '"_>. An'
internal S examination' -': revealed '^the ' toi-',
lowing -f acts:^^y^-.-AZ^V?^ •'} : , r ". : "''."^|4"s ;vr ' ;
v The -girlvwis; a^yirgin ; &e} heart," lungsi \.
pleural '.•cavities > ; and were" free
from .water, 1 and the ■ lungs "when ■ squeeze'd'^
emitted ?a hllttleibloodyr froth: "}. "\ Dr.: Wood '
said ; he .wen t " back « t6f-{eu - second autopsy.',
.af te'r "'/spin c c-; time v ' had -.elapsed;: i : It ; : was .
: then : that ; a" bruise >"pri ;.the "side of ' Jflie'i head i
was^noticed^aiicl ? examined; B. The
wlien V;- ciit^; was ,-; found :A to dark 5
blood: f;. The", brain;;: though Inlbut\va.rd[ap'v
; nearance 'all • rlght,^ha*J -begun I ioTdeeayV ■ '\
■;- ; The : witne ss ' declared \ thal^in-v his f bpinr ;
ibn^the!brulse.'oriithe4eft'ltemple" : ofjth£y i
head %o f i Nellie""; Crbpsey " . was " : made'"' ; by ,; a "
direct " 'bio w^ r : He ; could K riot ; give"; 1 a? ppsji ■
tive s- ans'w"er"; r ;tb : ; : . tho'4 kind "'off instrumeri t.
used In ■ making ; itu: : ';\- However/; he [ thought; 1
some ; blunt or ' instrument \would '
: have -V I tl i??. Such " ; a ' : "blow: : would "
h « ye ; stunned;;, the ; : girl- arid j her"
■u'ncbnscious^^iThel^tness'i-'didUnotSbe-v
;lieye:'vfroraVtho-absenceVbr4water:;in^lha"
lurigs/ii the . hearty the; plmral ' cavities ianct:
;thetstbt^h~aialitne:girl:c6uld'have '-beetf
killed vbytdrbwnig. • - *.
;;;' She^i must ■ c have ■ ■ been -, knocked ; uncon
scious xand.:then ;put- in the water. ;- ■-
paThe ; S td tc ' turned i the" witness over to' the
dff en^ce.v.yMry?Ayl ettf cross-examined " hiinTl
[^^l^m]^n^bi"i^i33^n^S^^S^^e*dteSisfi
;noin^tice;o£ithejbfuise^oh?.the?hea^
beenS taken^ duriiig^thc^ first ?au topsy .V : ; . .
HirDr.;ClsaacjFea^g^rbllo^dJ:pr/v^ob^
•H.e^isgthej coroner,'? andjigayegitf:as,|his
jo"pini6h|thatUlie.s bruise": onUheltemple^was
xaused by; some around vvs.
llp^r^Wbod'sltestimGny^was?^
i^y'lMefisrs'-v Leroy,^ Shipp. '% and|FarrJbee^
■[raemfiere"fbf:;lti"e* i jury^jthat'iKeld|tlie}:aiHSra
:sj^Missjqili^rjopsey|^U?takb?^e;witt
ness '" stand I toimbfrow;
A Loudoan Weddiujj.
ftpßßsf^TO^^^an^ysi^(Sp*M
[ciali)~Rey^ Sydrior 1 6.aFer^usbB;*pastorf
.pfitlje^ttthp4lsttEplscopal~ch^c«iESduth; t S
(ef--.4l}te^liU»;?iii^U4^\maMii^<>]i^?ecl^'
ltfMß4y»^M"i^'irt'i^«^^'lVlr^-H4i«i>li£t
S4»bow«r. ton^of -i Mr. : EU . Sanbowe.r. of
• ( inak6r^ daughter^of Mri: JaJn«fi Bho«m«k^ .
• •octolly: In tto northern paw of lib*, chuti.
[pr/f-.Tiuar : will'- rtrt4* : tt '' t-ffWrtttVl U4 ■ ; - '■'
.j. i .h, „. „- * .». „ .jr.. .',,.. ....
IBiSSniiSSl
111 o JiwlliuUlfl I IVululKi
CAKOldJi* AJS ;;5?,v" HOTftsf"!? SEXATORLAL'
■PIGBLT 3V O W.^jrEAWITf Cr | ITS ' FIIfISH."
GENERAL CARR WITHDRAWS.
'Senator-; I<ott(Ioii Submitted • a. ITol>le;
■:■'■: Letter on Behalf of the • Old Sol
-dJer—Adjournment After the 20th
•■y, RALETGH. N. C-^ January 15.~CSpeclal.) j
c ? o .^*f|^^aucu's"m^e\u'ii;fn/*lnter^]
[:est^an^^e^itement'/tcr-n!ehts,what?itihas;
! lacked from ' the'ibeginnlng^dramatic- fea-'
; tures. • ■ • . * - ■
•j ,v; As rsoon '-: as \ft 3.was :, organized, y. Senator
London. /said: i ii -beg; the^indulgenCei of '
/the caucus- tot riead/ar letters just'/hande^'
; n i? : "■'^*' l^ r t6 "you ;
; as:lt-ls|a" surprise to mci" * ' -
.read ;theKfollowihg' letter fribni"Geri
'eral.'Julian S. Carr: ' -
; >" A?.' ° n e Tfhq .places "party harmony/and
success f above ' the xpersohal ambition r , of
any^maii', ';. I win ; thank ' you S to iihforra s the
'democratic caucus \thatil ; t desire;; to (end !_;
i t he ' protra cted Ccontest : for /United . States;
Sena tor; and ■ for : tha 1 1 purpose : I 'wish ' you"
[to iwithdraw.my name: I ; thank each/' andj [
member. //who) has /supported Vme^nJl
contekt. /which •has ;;.been at ; all j-tlmesj
;by .the best-, of : feeling 1 . i.ancT
:l - sincefely;, hope.", that^/ this; same :*;Spir|tj
.of ; harmoriy/ mayXcontlnu'e: until it "' shall ■ be"
Iflnally..' decided t'v who';, shall receive ' the/
•aiiyfted:'- honor. ' I' *-.'//.•_'. ■ "-■" -■ "
p "Ii desire in/ advance .to congratulate the ; |
;Lienibcra fs /of ; the ■ caucus. ~as iwell , as ifill ■
:V""Ur^' peb'ple," '/upon* • the .' selection" which;
/phaH.,be'r I maae; ;f or.'- any one of ' the" distlri-/
/ffuJshedr&entlenien^ remaining;; in';; the i'race;
is .' weil^. worthy ito;fepreserit North" 'Carb^j
liii'a." in the : United - States/ Senate.";. In thus :
isacfificing; the;.' ajfnbition ;"whlch/'}l-i ha ye!
xtierishjed 1 f or years. I desire/ you ', t6 'state";
long as/ life .'shall /.last, : 1,- : shall;
"s^^^in^thetfuture'/as^l-Jhaye/jin/^the
pa¥t, r tb promote : the success /of the 'Dem^
'ocratic/'partyV'ana the prosperity ' of our
dear old\ State." -
/ CYRUS B; WATSON.
HeMade Treinendoiis Gains in /North
- Carolina Senatorial Caucus
■.'■•'/•■: /•// : -" : liast'TVljfht. '' ■ '
. .London, then ; said:/ -"It r is needless for:
.trie ; to ;"say x what ..name*:' |s ■; signed.-/ for, 'but
orie'rnan.ln/all North Carolina'cquld^tiave
wrftten'it,/ and. that /one you ; all know; is
■Juliaii^s; Carr.^CGfeati applause.) . I; ; am*
surprised / at / t his great; sacrifice. - arid ''-I
only/ speak". the'seritirnerit of . all of /us who.
have stood by, him for twenty-two ballots./
when '!l declare' that we. are , prouV'er -of
ihim now than /ever ;before,; for"; while /he
has not won success, he hss- shown that
}-he;' deserved it, /.which Is- better." (Great
■.uembnstration andappifiuse).- ■'• ■- ■'■■■' .-
{W;/...; r /IN DEAD. EARNESTS NOW. /v-.-r.The/ v
.-r.The twenty-third ballot was immediate
ly.! taken iunder.; intense -; excitement; ; and
.when -the result-/ showedi a gain, of-four
teen votes ;for Watson' over/ the last -bait
.'lot : . of ". last . night. . and /of ' only two ; for
' Oyefrrian. ■_- it - .was •/ realized : : that .. the : race
had -begun in dead earnest -On/ thetwenT;
ty -sixth /.iallot /the/ Alexar.der^.ybte.dJsap-;
■peared," ;and .Watson touched^high. water
mark at 52 to Overman's E5;-Cr^ig, standing
/with ; his olrl ./ranks . unbroken at 30. It
„wa's;; " a "distinct /surprise again r ;. when • ex-r
' Lieuteriarit-Goverribr Doughtbn.' leader .; of
Watson's forces, /moved ,'. to /adjourn ;uritil
to-m'orrbw' night at .S/o'clock;. arid ; the
Cra's'and Watson forces, showing perfect
: o'r'fra niz'n tion. ■'■■. carried the 'motion - like f.a
'whirlwind, -plainly/ to the'; dismay :of the
: opposing/ forces*.:. .",. . ;' ' ,
•'When •: the ." tremendous-; ' swell of - ayes"
reached to; the roof and .echoed .back. ' and
the ;: adjournment/ was "a .certain ty, \ the
first : spontaneous, old-time, ■;' shout"/. of /the
session/ was :' heard;' the chamber .resound-;
ing '/with round after' round of yells of
delight. ' ■.•"'■■ •'■-:;. * ■■'
" :;/ IT'S "UP TO S.RAIG.":; -\, /, ,
The question on' everybody's lips now ta: ;
"Will Watson' arid: Craig; join; hands?" /or
• 'Will \. the Craig ' arid "Overmaniforces'co
alesce ?" ;;.'• Every brie adrriits that '- It; is now :
•up; to'Craig; If ; he can control forces,: h6
: can r pick-: the winner, of r the ; other two,- br.
'rikmef whom he-will -for/ the nest'; United ;
States - Spriate. People'/ wh o ' have } always ;
'said thit'Overmari would never gobeyond;
; SO^'ar'e'i to be heard'everywhere" .with^ their, :
-"I-tbld-you-so's." ■-■,//'■■ -;./ , ';.- -^ / ;
'-■ Tho l Overman ■ men say i : they i are .not at ;
all^ disheartened, and "that ; they ; : Knew rail :
'along/that ;Carr*s' strength; was going prin-'
iWatson. ; , -. _' " } ,
V At " ll:30 to-night/ the three;leading:con
-testsVwere interyieiyed.'";'-. ' -. /V
'■:'■. Watson ,was : jubnant./j He ■'•said:;?.- '.' Mat;
•ters -are 'going just as I/expected ;ffoin; the
: beginning; •; I believe/ the ■ people ./of the
State; favor me, arid I' hope • I; will win."
"Watson- declined' to /say./ whether/; ho ■cx 1 _
■' pected h the t nomination v to-morrow j riight.;.
ITTie.'old ; "soldier-'- ybtc' : ahdj influence : appears
to be".fbr/hlni.^- : ■'-,// '-..;-' ". •,-.-.■; ./v
& Overman • said: " ; "I am/ one ; vote -; nearer
■election .than; I .'have -been; all the *time;
and i; still ;:thihkSlvarri; going^to/- win; y/1
havV nothing tb" be discouraged at." •: , ;■;.-/;
; Ore : of Overman's friends' said : - "There
Watjscn
'ahead "of .Overman; but it failed."
& ci-aig ' said : %"l • have 1 supporting ; me men
whb'.iSie r;peri ectly: i loyal;w arid; who will
firmly/maintain' our pbsiUori/'; '"!/;;/;-;; / '' :
THEIR FEET WENT SKYWARD.
Fluvahiia Citirens Slipped. Up > On tie
' Ice and Hart Themselves. ; '
-^FORici'cfNlbN, ; - VA;; '■, January^ 15i-f-(Spe-'
■ cialji^The 5 slee t £ which ?' : formed on X, the
rilKht^of :',' the":- 11th '': instant; and ; which ; ; did :
no t ibegin • toTsof ten ■ until ?^tpTday," has : boe6 '
a'grfeat ihiridrarice ;tpi ice] getting, ; and |haS
proven ■• a L ?i treacherous » ; fbotholdjy for-i; many:
of people;/:";:; Amphg; : the;^pef-.
destrians^^hbse^feet^ent^fromV under:
them yesterday^ was Mr. ;Howell: Duncan,
;whq3eifall|dislo^tedfja^hip.jjoint^ißeJ^rig/
nearly 7 - eighty years . old. the | accident \is
regarded ao a serious oi)«. Mr. G. Black-
Seldom, if ever, in any vna ycai of the
■ hlstpry,t of :-the'lworMpiave^ so Imanyrimj
;partant^eTCnts^f|unly^alllMe^Utekeh4
1 place:- America^ Enslam|S.Germaliy^and^
France have each participated^The]]
and, entertained, ll. R- H. Prince SHenryl l
foiEfPrussiaTatS^^
the VII. was crowned King of England:
and Kmperor'.of India., the Gorman Em
peror had his American-built yacht, : ,"Me-'
teor/V christened ; France, had \ the ": unveil
leledrecsorflirwhlcllJ* proof, positive of tta« .
eupertorlty. »na ptipUUf lt^-of tn^renoim^
I MIGHTY POWER I
I- ARtistic I
Matchless in tone ana y
4 construction, ]a.test art case &
■#.®Gajj(kndVsee/the : Mo^
$ of musicians using the fa- $
| mous PIANOS. You can $
W ... „ , „...-; :..■.-.■..■■■■'. '>*.*■> X
I -then- better- appreciate the |
1 wonderful 'popularity of this ; |:
1 great-PIANO. - %
i ! WHYNOTBJUY I
I THE BEST PIANO? I
S:/// >It ?^yiir payv you] toj inyesti-/ i l |
5 gate" the largest and best as-.J:
f i sorted?-. stock bfinew>;high-/J>;;
S grade PIANOS }w the" city, S;
and^fr6m:tne"=largest/rhaker&/S^
t p^MANpS^an^Q^^NS^l^
x in the world. ' " : &'
I SECOND-HAND- i
I -PIANOS §
I :J>yJ:he HUNDREDS, 1 - taken % :
in; exchange on/the;;GA/BLE^
#/I?iANOv ;can: v "fc)e;- secured, g
$50 dp, 'ori: terrnsi^;
|>:of $3 per month- and up; r - ,S;
i ■■■, tHe '■'./: I
fet^SES;&|B|KEßv|
f^^Np/PLAYER^;/!
XV ■ Only ; one/ word .. in ,r"ef erf ■/#■
¥ encetc this. instrument. IT 1
IIS THE BEST/ ■ - |
§ ' SEE IT -f
|-;. :: AND^Hi^pTii
$■ : : A cordial /invitation- ex- ■
'-you' to/ visit /-..our.'Si
X warerooms. ;' 'k
i : tHE:.CiBLE|tO,,//|
f The Oldest aad -Bl?gest B"IOAD-.I
•■| • -STREET MUS C STORF; I ' , |
f : . J. G. CORLEY, Managpr.^ / #
f 283 E. BROAD SfREET. I
burn, 'of Central; Plains", 'also had a fall
on the road,. the back ."of -his head-CQmlnk
in such"; yiolerit; contact'. with". .the ice as to
reViuife,;' medical \ '. atleritlori^— for '-• ;;Mr.
Blackburn. "The slip-up- of Mr;;/ Williarii
A;/" Anderson, of this -place, ; resulted ." in
painful, /but not" very" serious* injuries, -j
THAT TWENTY- DO Mr : ' -.
/' .MURDERER TO HANG;
Oirara Riley, "W"!!© ;,ICilled; "Mary ■
"•;/;'.•'-'": "Clark, ;> Ixi-/W. I'-ya.,'1 '-ya.,'- to -Die. //-:';/
■-' : . : ::-: , on tlie.Galloyrs. ;; ["■' '\- ,'''■'■
-BLUE FIELD, .W.i.VA..; January ; 15.^
(Special.)—The r trial iof ./Hiram: Riely. -toi
whom § his mother; gave ,$iO ; ; to /kill ' Mary
Clark,;"cairie/to;a close-in the 'Criminal
at Princeton* ;nts "evening." " -. .;
Tnei-jury^was; out only a 1a 1 snort time,
and brought in a • verdt«it ; of- murder .' in j the
first degree. Thls^ makes the first person
ever/ sentenced to be hanged; in this;(Mer-;
cer)'.- county. , -, ■•;--.■ ■-; v^,",'" v
■Arthur Eetter, who went with the Riley.
boy to assist him : in' killing :. Mrs.;; Clark,'
will be 1 put on trial ' to-morrow.r and ;it
will be : a miracle if he .escapes the gal
lows. ;' : j ".:.-; •"■", ;; :^.; ; "■//;■; J: Kr't '/ ; •;■.
SECRETARY OF^WAR TAFTj
It Is ''.Understood He Will Succeed
.-.:" Secretary Hoot. : • "■'.;'•.- ; '-.-
WASHINGTON.* D. C.,- January /lo.^
(Speclal.)-rAn unofficial.' but *l authorized
;a'anbuncement that Judge Day 'wiirbe api.
pointed -to -the /.United /States' Supreme:
Court /bench;' has caused renewed .gos
sip ;/with regard? to "the /future - s career of.
Gav&no^tt^^^t&ahl Philippine
who ■•■•"declined; -the /appointment. ; It rwas:
known to be the ambition of Judge 'Taft;
I to ; sit : on/ the * Supreme' Court /Dench j and it ;
,Is also known/ that' it "was' the Intention ' of
-McKinley to gratify/ his ambition.'f It was
"the"; intention; of -"■■Mr. • McKiriley; to>ap>
; point ; Judge Day also. ; ; arid At/ Is In v fur-.
; therance ; of/this plan that' he/ has/now:
been- selected. -,'.".".-.• -U .'".',"■ ,"■'• /'? " : "' -"-"
* As /for Judge Taf Uj be will probably^ get
the/next vacancy on the bench;/but In ; the/
meantime, it;/ is ;\uriderstood -to"; "be";' the'.
: programme "that "he will /come": home • from
the :■ Philippines '■'.-. some x tlme' ! ;_lh'-..th'e">;spririg I .'
. or^the" summer,/, to'v becomeVSecretary. 'of
.War, v to ' succeed r Secrecary "Root •';* Judge
Taf t's / declination ■ of, the ; proffered' "'place
on .the '/bench, was ; to /his- belief ; that
bls'services are needed f for ■' the. 7 settlement'
;of ' questions^ ucbnstaritly.ra.rls-/
•irig/ in v i the" Philippines. v „- . ;■'""-.. :._
; ;Butv"asj; Secretary /of ;War, "Judge > Taft
-would"? be ; / in more /direct - and Scompjete
/control ' of, insularTatt airs '; than: he ; is , iibw'
asvclvil governor.;: Although;/ it' would be
■ unusual ::;.fbr/;two wriieri /from- tha vjsairie
stat^t to ,°^Py?P"aces/ori7thei bench" at'
the : same ; time,l it \wbu Id ■ ':' not^ be;, unprecei'
: den ted/ -:,. John H. Marshall /and 'Bushrbd
/"Washington/were ■ , simultanepusiy =5 mem
bers 'of. the i-i court; from * Virginia^ durin°"
■ the'/slme' period. ■•";. ■X'-S'^-'Z-i" ■;.:-'-' v. : ?' : ::r; '::-;>*
pccMisifflfdliSHfplr
Accident at ?.Wport ,;Xew«isilcldi
of CTaptrLlnseafee.
. NEWPORT- NEWS. VA. ' January 15 —
tano, i Pen will: #tb^dayj
■fromfj Liverpool ptwentyrtwo/Tdays ';out^
Soon^ after ;^rrivins/t&^Merciiants'\an^
■Miners.;. Company's
■; steamerJiE?sex;Sco!lid<?d S with <Sthe^- Cap- ;
; tano.H- Neither ;' ship iwa s I b'adlvTrdamaered I
%i Captain £T/-y ß;^ GrayhMl^TTrif ted 't Sta tes '
army.^arrivedyfrom^"VVashih!rtonrKto-dav =
andtewi!!ssuperin tends the:' cons*ruction3ofi
!mpnt's|freprf I ?cntativeCJon;3the';3erouh' ! l*s3:
ted SS States 'JfA trainine-shlp^
iPnrlrie|weht|over^to2thV i ;rin^-y-yar'3ptoij
sshe- jwill -("san^for
P^rhe*ap D -al>of the rjVy ?r~m rt£&B9
idfct§pfjSS''VW|anowed;;fhe p'aintiffA!n|thei
fFultfqf^Pptter^va^tho^clty^of^Newportl
r s. ! 3hf»'»3b»ehfpet!|f6"rJarguTnpn»|lnsthv»*
;,ITnlt<?dy States g Court ■ of . Appeals^next'
i^week. ; ■
;>CatJtain-Lf^r l^r«art Llns#»s»Vo. of^the,
i|(^^»nl?ci^l«r":yinvttKftwhbgcbnimittPd s
suicida^becfluss | he iw»s ?; ordered -Jhonje £ In I
i rdisin'acdf* af t^rSl^lnV jr» 5/j a X3 A v>nf w'T^s pi
i|^jTiboat/:lwas.'lwellsimawnfefwre:-^havJng;s
I Yls-Itf <3 ;/. NVTrport ;. News -twice % for ,. Jem*.
Hirst- v frr*sbyt«rtan --;ehureE7l«tt< to-da*
fe>r.-B*l«mor» ;to aocomti*ny to..<>t«uc^»
f»p£<mnty ; f «r - \**™n&fflFsmm3m
■Jbt hl« tf tint; -Mrg. • Bosan TiUifeuo, wJjq

' "■"*■ *"" '' '' :: ' *'' ■"'■"■"*" -i"-^^L • • /^/>"Y*l Hl/^ # "i-.?l Ct? n
S^orn-. Oat *y tyggggStigSgi
OlUeEiaer, - CoaUoo.d-
Death of Vlrglc Toner. ,
In the presence of a large
fthdtunderrieath-thelchanceL^bJch^w^
beau tlfully ; decorated iwith pink ; ana- S^n ;
rama ; the ;briac^of AMr.S^bpmas
Burton, » in* ; the Bainbridge-street r Baptist
church ;at: ; 7i:o*clock ;lastj-6venlng.i'>xhe:
(^reraony/i^tilcb .was, simple ;andj imprest;
siveV^was ; performed iby^ the : Rev. -Edward . •
'?■ s Jusl as I the ■: bridal party ! : entered the :
churcfcvthe^hoiri s_a=g.v "Hail:^Happjr.
Mom * • 'which was ■ modulated into Manf .
dflaohn's- wedding march, i; which
'played - by vMr.' Frank v Cosby, :;o^ ;:Rlch- :
mond. iThei crowded vcondition ;>of;-tn6 ;
chur^made^itjdifflcult^fori the bridal
party to" thej altar; by, : way^or
the < iniln aisleP^he tvestibules^and • sal-^
erv-ware -■ also- crowded .to \ overflowing..;
-i'hs-ushers led :the> way wto^tho ialtar.=
They' ; were f oUowed • by % air. Burton .- ancT
hls^st^man, Mf. r^ern6n; Burton., -The;
b'nde- was accompanied by- her maid oi_
ihonor. * Mlss^Lois - Bass. - > : :.-; : ; 'i%~?; '■ »"
■ ;; x The' bride : iwa3'rattired\ in a traveling
and iwore, a- hat-to
matcnV- 'Sheicarried'bridal roses. ,-Ihe.;
maid^of • horiorTwas ' attired -in ..white; or-.;
garidy < over ■ pink; ; pink ribbon : - and
carried .pink' carnations'. \- : ; .
f-B ' SOME -OF THOSE; PRESENT. '\ ■■)/
■ ■ Some of r: those present at • the; .wedding >
were 5 Dr7" and ' Mrs; *W. i-P.i Mathews,-- Mrs.- ;
i Waiter--; Cheatham- -■ Thomas . Smith. -of:
Richmond;' Mr. •arid- Mrs? A-D.^Harding,
of ; ; Mr. .and -f- Mrs. ■
Bur toii ' of -i Washington : ;'■ Mrs. R« B.- 1 Car-; .
ringionVlof Selma, N. ; c.: Mr. 4nd -Mrs._
TorhJinsoh,'-: r 6f ': Richmond ; ; . Mrs. .J. J. :
Br«yley v Dr. ; 'iandrMrs.ST.- P. Mathews,
'. Mrs. sS. S. Perkins.^ Mrs. ;• Ma'con : - Cole-.
nian"^ Mrs; ''Susie Blahkenship,; Miss Hln-;
nant; ' Mra; Ernest Atwell, Mrs. Ingram, ;
Mrs. Nunnally/ Mrs. Owen. ' of Mancnes-;
terV^Mrs; J. M.Whltfield;: of Richmond:.
'Misses Carrie Bayley, Ethel Morrisette,
Mildred ' OdeU. * MollielGregory. Page Snel T
lings.> ' Edna "Bayley; > Ooley .OLovell.' V Essie
Harrison, Mrs. ;: Florence. Hughes, Mrs..
Bnldy.V Mrs: Cora" Cosby. '. Mrs. Arthur, Ty- i
r ler; <- Mrs. tr- Montgomery, \ Mrs. vwilllam
•Bass.^r. \ and ' Mrs. R. , C. Broaddus. Mr.
and 'Mre:^ Robertson, Mr.. and Mrs.^Shep
pard,":and many ; others. -.■■ ■'■-. ■- ; > ;' :->: ->
■ Mr.- "and Mrs. '■ Burton \ left at '< 9 ' o clock I
last^ night, for a -trip -North, after which .:
they will"; raakeT their future homein Man-.
Chester; "*' ' v1 c l - -'-".,
I - . AFFRAY. - :,. ,r :
; Promiscuous or a ; pistol : a.t Four
teenth "and Hull street, about S o'clock,
last ? night m v eh . ; exci temen t -and
a ttracted p a "large " number.; r of / persons to
theiscene.- After, quiet was restored Samr
iiel 3 Hague, ;. colored; < was arrested on a
warraiit issued ;by Mayor Maurice,' charg
ing him "'•with' .-shooting; at Alexander; His, ;
a' colored; man,- of whom the- .: prisoner
seemed? to jbe - jealous.- •-;'; -The arrest-, was
made -by ' Pplicemah R: C. Jones, v -,The_..
witn6ases>t6 'the*rdln!icuit>v are William
: Bailey and B. Bail e >-, who have : b ee n }
sur/.moned -to appear * before .Mayor. Mau
rlcc'thls morniug whtn Hague. Is to be
■ tried, -" ■ - -
".; .'::■ ■?: did not meet. ; „;
Vfhe '■- Committee, on ; J-igfit "did ; no t ; meet
last" night, t as Messrs' Nunnally = and Gill,
v/ire j absent: : Mr/ Trafford, superintend
ent!? of 4the } electric flighting of the . Pas
sehger and PoVer Company/ City Attorr
ney ' Clbpton, and Messrs. C C. Cox and
R.i;li.V Pa tram appoaxed in the Council
CliaratTer'aiid waited until nearly Dcr'clock'j
hoping that enough .members . would, soon |
6rrive. . to. coiiititute.a quorum. ;.
'• :»-t6.' remain r : wiTH - church: ■ .'■/; j
■ : Mr. .WiUiam J. Morrisett has 'decided not
to. resign . as of the Clopion-;
Street -Baptist clyirch for the present, 'i as
he ■ has sbeen requested ?by many of the
members, to remain "there;-. Mr. Morrisett
: has* therefore declined to become ■a - mem-,
beriof ■ the • choii- of the Bainbridge-Street; i
Baptist church. Mr.;Morri3ett;ls : regarded
asv one of -the best baritono singers ;Of
Manchester, and ; his singing oh various
occasion has been highly praJsed. ; j
■-JN LOST HIS .OVERCOAT. .?' j
. s Whll ( skating at Forest Hill , Park Wed- i
"nes'day, afternoon : ono^of the clerks lost |
'a valuable overcoat : A reward 'of J5 is
= off eVed : fbri the Jreturn'; of ?,the -coat ;to \ ds
owner/ : Pawnshops ; are being searched -.by
detectives,; and ; if the coat were ■ stolen jit
Is:1 likely "'that the thief will *b<*
I 1 Js not likely.", however.; that tliecoat was:
■stolen,'; as it = Is r believed f; that -come perf:|
son picked it upv thinking. that it had been
:° S BENEFIT FOR MR.^ TURNER. .
?An v entertainment ; is ;to;'be given in the ;
iJeader^Hall 7 Jan. v 17 ,bjr^ the; .West-End
Comedy," Company, for; the benefittof Mf:.j
Wlllia m H/ Turner, fa. : former employe ; of ] I
the"; Southern : 'railway j' shops,* who is; now
anVinyalitli -Mr.iTurnerXwas ;held In ibigh-'
"est€QmXby the ;erriployes" of 'the; Southern 1
railway/ shops.;: and it is -believed that >
'many/of them will be; present at the^ en-:
tertainment for, his^' benefit. ;:."_: r ; :
: : C.G " r~FAVOR - THE; INCREASE. . ;■ • 'i ', ;
. Several members of the city council have'
"spoken : u favorably v of- the increajre'/aske'd
for.; byi the '. s tation? firemen of the ManchVs-^
ter- i fire 1 department." .The "amount ;asked':
f or;i is ■ $si more a!■ month " for. each "statibhr.:
man./,,. ■ " ■ , . '' _ .^ -,- ~~
ViThej? station '^flrernen ; are 'regarded , as
faithful: arid . deservinfir «ity. employes? arid
It ris?4b*liev'ed?;triat ;they_;;wili;- ; be'-;rer/
.ward£d :f orl their ■': efflcien t iwork " in ; the 'past '■
byj receiving ; the.) Incre3 se they \ have'- asked \
for/- Several S other;,-; city /employes .; hav^'
asked 'i for* increases , ln : . their sa Jariesl :'" - •; ;
- % BRIEF: -ITEMS ; ; 'bB^INTERE3TV#f ; '
'U Mrs: '-, R{chard V C.% Carriri gtonK; of (■. Daa- i
villei^Js Ivisiting ?Mr"s." A^C^sHaruing. ~r ->:
2i Mr^W; 'H: 7 -Washlngt6n;Tbf ? the \ firm of ;
T&^Early.iydrugglsts.^is; on ;a
hiMitlrig- trip's in] ;Chesterfieia7,c^unt^ ..'. V;-'!' r . ;
„{ '■-JVt;W: t BurnettJ ; lwh"6 Us % connected iwlth '
;the^y ( e*tero"\UnlbffsT* l^S^h ? {C^m''p^oyyi
Isl taking raWregular^course^in"; the'x school \
of faLCting.-i of ;: Prof essbr?? Malville : ;Dariiels.^
of^RlchmondJ ;^';Mr^ Bruriett ; i3: spokea
of | t>y : MrX Daniels ; ; as "ius" most ■ 'apt : pupu^
ania i Xri^z. \play • recently, f at vther T A<»,detoy ;
sobn^f or.K the ;- Police'i Benevolent * ; i*ssoela-"
Stiori^of .\Rlchmond
I have fa"j* strong I part 3 for 3 3lrV^ Burnett to^
handle.'. .-:-.. - - ' ' . ,
f§Mjr:sEmmet»Blqunt. : rSOn of Mr. Thomajj
ißld^nt^^hq^has|lKseni;aSfireri}an ;err|thV
fGx^nsbbroVdlyision fqf » the" Southern rail-
I^^^lijH^Majndhestef^on \ a ;visi t.' ; ; : :> : v>^^ - ■[:,
|^An| inipor tan t';.- m eet irig j of^ > thelßoanl foXi
will Council:
iChSinber|to?rilghi; %%$$ #&£*SWlg££St
'Thc^ Car 'Men's, -Union -.will /meet^S
mrid jHiill jstreels i to-morrow Tnlght
; • . DEATH|OF%|AIIiITTLE^GIRI^M
gV lirgle groriey^l the! little! daughter "of JMir/
?an^Mrj^D^KlTbriey^f iina Hull Jatreet^
idledilast^ evening jabout v 2 6 tb*cloclcSafter
:g|rt.^an<i did all fr, th-Irrpbwer,]t6lsav^
her Ufoi. She. was an iorUrtft
In M»neh«it«r «n«a Richindßd.lnthilr sad
The *ollowlns:boys •will act a 3 5,.35 ,.3
b^ertiitath'esfuneral,Hwh!ch win titt
"place! from I tie -homeYat :4:S) o'clock •**
aft«rn^nil'Lath"er4sV"en3/JEnieist RohSS
r soa'3M6««ilthjOwen;l^raverly GtoArT
jMarshalliNunnaHy. ;and Henry eA'I-?'
t - - -'*•■«"-.
The service ..will ;ba conducted by t^
Rev. E. V. Bildy; and tha burial *$
be'liizMaury;;cenQetery./ V ; >'-;
-~ BLBERtC^^iiWAS;CONTIXUEt?>'
■siiThefaUentiqn'loCj/thc court of j U3 ",, '
:Crutchneld^in michinond. ; ; wa s 'consa^Ti
"isrMt(4rdayomorning ;lin.//.thc':; lin.//.thc' : hiring
thfe--'caS6 ya«atnst;^av; ;B. : Elder. ■■*$
Is charged ;by Mrs. S. L. Tc^t
"with Pst«ailins--'a.'/i gold : ,/watch. -and chav
her ' \onvAy&W3 itest^ while sh* „,•'.
at" work in Cameron's tobacco facM".
7?<Tn«Jca3e; Iwas"fpapbrted*":to1 was"fpapbrted*":to the poiicVW
the' -tlmetof lthefalleged:; theft, ant] E l^'
fwas! suspected -of, the crime. He was k« o tS
/urider-.surveilance.: since that time by B*r<
.tcctlVeslGibsqn [and ''-.Wren. Since tfsen-'ti'* 3 '
'offlcers :'' learned |th"at 'Elder had pawr.etj s ;
: :la"diesVrrc^i»J*oSa}. : niari..,-ln - Fulton' tat
'Septe"mberJ"^-.This,"jnan. was locate w
Mrs. r ;;Toohey'j ldentified Jthc^ chain "33 n *r 8 |
/".There 'is'nbfdoubtfia^the mind of-xrri
Tooriey -"and ; harj 1 husband that the chai a ;
13-] the /fone^stolen .: from /har. Elder a ( j.~
mitted^hat^he- pawned it. but cla'aai
he v purchaised"' -It""" to}' Montreal, Casa^i
sixlyeare'-ago.. = /.; ; .
' The; case" /.went. .oVer.J after^ a portion of
the evidence /was! heard until next w^r
nesday. ';' C;7 H. / Page, of Manchestar," J5
representing ; the^ accused." ■.
GHAS. HAVES HAHGEQ
■A :; Mecklenburg ;Negro Expi- 1
"ates a Terrible. Grime
■ " on the "Gallows.
/■B6YpTON;' : yA., ".January;: 15. ;
The /-execution of thg negro aurderer,
Charles •Hayes,/ who last summer shot and
killed?Mlssle- ; Gregory, "took placo "here to
day-sin* ■ the /./jail. -yard. The drop feu
promptly at. 1 o'clock and the condemned;
man;, died; without a struggle. Tfce body
waS:'allOwea"-tO; remain yon the gallop
ftfteen "and ; a/half /minutes, '.whan Dra.
Hamilton and . Carter .; pronounced Hayes
dead. ;//■ His ; family// begged ,/ for tha body,
but; Sheriff • Coghill declined to allow then..
to have it; and :it will be sant to tea
] Medical ;Cblieg©. : as j the law. directs. Aoout
ll'=o*clock^riine -colored "ministers met la
the :' eell > and/ . held .religious'.; seryicea la
which/ /the i -/prisoner joined and ulnaself
prayed aloud/ 1 ;; He professed to have mad 9
his peace arid; was]feady/to die.
/The f crime for/which Hayes was iiusg
was "the ' murder/ of a , young girl, hardiy ,
grown, _wi&/" whom he "had een Hvinj
unlawfully./ -Her name was Missle Greg.
qry. ,The ; murder, was -committed lasc
summer. /It /appeared .from the '.evidencs
that the.i girl wanted 'to fgo-to some ec
tertainment /near " his : hofne. and ;that
■Hayes objected^ .- .She. Insisted on gota;
and Hayes told' her he would kili her i;
she-did so, arid ;without "more parleyir^
Hayes raised his gun and fired ..he who!*
load .Into ;." Mlssie's head.' tearing -/awaj
one side", of .her face /and billing her in
stantly., "He made -no '/effort to escape
though he had every opportunity to do sa
He" stated upon' the " : witness Swau-'whJn
tried- that the* \ killing ?was accidental,
that/:. he /arid /another --irian • were in t
scuffle "for'; the -possession: of the gun and
that -'in" the scuffle the weapon was dis
chargedi He ■ claimed that -- there was a
conspiracy; aihbng his race ana tha: wa
•witnesses- we"re_ swearing ;; his"/ life away.
YesterdayV he made a. full ;corifess'Q3 to
Deputy- Sheriff Beales, and" told of taa
killing. •'•* He said he was drank, and ma
temper shot; her for disobeying him.
DIEDOFFRIGHTATSEA.
A Stecrafje '■ Passenger Scared to '■
.'-..- Death on Ocean Steamer. ;
; NEW.; YOORK:, January: 15.-fSp-cia!.)- ..-
Merili Francesco. "one of the -ISO steera^i
Da?s»P r >eers.;;dl' s eT " of .fricht durin? thr
twelfth day that the Spanish st«>ani*hi;
Montevlffro 'w«s at-f^a brtiind f"r N""r
TorV;;;- The -Montevideo !eft Cadir D«>
member. 3oth ; arid. .W3s due here last Sun
day.«; She reached '.. hf re to-day.
/.Captain ;Grau..sald. it was the wont !
"oas?a£v he "ever "maf'e : from ;sf".rv k
:flnlPh;- : ;-FriTri,the:df»y he'l»ft"the fspsr.'si
coast riritil *he- reached ..S^ndy Hoo'< It
was ; one succession ; of ;jral«=«!. -At tlnti
the z ses> <? / ran * seventy .feet hish. " comirs
.from /ajl/ouartf rs an/I < combiner oVtT h;3
ship. r -burylrs '-her tsnc" p r ton? of -trarer. ■
; On /the 'fifth ; day the/.pfarboard dec'i
hou?p ;stove;.ln. the: sfarboard rail was
>rush*d; ; ard the starboard lifebo-»:s
'!f ted Out of thMrchocV^ard ".lcft-nwyt-
The- water "brp"f^ ? throti^h pvery possib!s
opening. ;' arid Ipooh v everything above and
.b«*low was.a mtipsofic". ' . . .
..The/ ship/ had ,;242 •passensrerg. For tns
sreater-paft ;,they^ ar*>^unaccustoniert, {s
fhe.ricrors ofHhe nnrthvm winter. Tne?
th*. tlni^ ;on. -..rh»ir "•n < ?«J
.before rudpl.viconstruct'jd i shrinks. w..ica
they;p'«»ce'l:in :every comer ft tfc 11 ' 1 pt^ I *^
sice.- On January 12th-? the sh'p'encoont
°rAd Torte of the .-"'•■'■■■ worst. -"'•■'■■■ worst / >»les of jn*
voyaa-el ": It ibr^Veion th*>ph*o wlrh h'sis
■heaiiJsvas.:; which carried, awn y th? com*
r parlonway ; ".on ; the port side and -^
••efs'era.e^rrbathro'om /on the aft^r *~ a: V"-
Th** wafer/poured b a !ow*'Tpc. t «. into : ts*
steerapre comr)<»rtnnVnt. ; ; Fr^n'-e?^"- ""'*'
.Tva» i weakenKi;byjt(»rror and inability w
rat;' was unab'*; to',l>»avf» -bis be-rh.: T»t
next' mornln g :ihe ;was j four d ' dead. -■
THE INDIANOLA
- POSTOFFICE MATTER.
Reaaest Tbat 3lail tor , ladJanola 1W
;; . Send-- to noaiUmans, "In
/ ; . stead of ■ Greenville. De
; ,, nied by Authorities.
'.WASHiNGTON/' D. C January *>■■'
. Senator McLaurin. 3 of i Mississippi.
urged 'Postmastvr-General ■Payne to ni»
the^mails.tfor;: Indiano^a sent -to Hea»
mann;' iliss.. r i lnstead ■; of i Greenville, p?"^*
ing.the'reopeningofithalndii-ir.cla oi-«.
Hea thmann-ls t our;mi:es : from Indiaao*
;whlie: Greenville Ms--' thirty .rnfes dlstasc-
The|'departmaat :f ound -'. it. impracti^p"
toiforwardi the -Indianola"; mail to-Heay/*
mann;{lnst€adof -Graenville.; Tne as^ :
receipts .= of rHeathmar.n now fverssi^
Httlfr^overi3l"cents?and/the -"ofllc*-!* u»
dared 'ito'beiißad»qiiate' to :take care o- *
biasinessjthatilinvol'redisoveral tkouaasi
dollars ■/additibrsalirevenuft.;, ■;". . „.
:)'.-; Senator, •McLaurin ; says ;therv i* ".,
position "^ on « the '* parti; oCJ, the P^ 3^ 5£
thoritles /■ to give r assurances in as • v *7^
cial ?. way i, that ; " tha ? postmaster. ilinsJ*
: CoxJi will ;; be 1 protected sln X h^r. P« rs °^
safe tyizt/f causer-" he I say 9l r : tt«r a ■ has w-
,no^intimation3that;sher was ; In tSe wff*
danger. Sp,Tb« <" Slvir g of ; such < a =•"' f*"^
assarft.fdemaade«3 - by£.the?,Po3?-On!c« ,^sj
partmfl"ntAWOuld:ib*sansaamfesion. s" *-J.
i opir loa > of *« the H offldaU % and ■* pe«P^ - ?i
.■lndia nola?3 that- some % danger .
.thfr.* ( -woman." ; iThey, do ; not adcaii .m -.
. thln^of Una 'kind, <; '^<r../-^- : - "■- -„„,-!
SißelttfraUon S 'Ot^ Postmas^r-G've^.
Paype's^statementithatlth^^omce f •'"•;"»
dianola;would | not ibe ; reopen e*l ? vn ' «y/i« y/i
' assurances ,wwere3given^is;imadeto->-'J-
AST M IV! A
I^CUmates wcarbnt. Smofcesand spray*
do not care.iThey.reUeYesvropto^*
iteatt o( removing causes : r; -cktas.
;%ve take AstbjnA so thorocsjnly out p*
:i reniaias
i wb !ch can produce an uttacic; sutfererj
f are sooa awe ta;«orkj€ut; sleep ■ *p«J
bfan<t cxposnro without toe »»»«'■«?•
retnrn ; or jA*tbina^&E«t!nsr * rJgbS, i»
|^£relic&«» cannot {Icc^We cote to aw/
p«aw<l iOTere^.ronK-»tan«llns and pn>
If yoa*»
,6iOW Astliwa*nd Bajr Foyer
\ jnCftrerv If you dt^r» <»aip»3^wt
•v,-'iaMß»;-wrttgißr«ar»^i.. l if Ff"*

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