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, WEATHER REPORT/
?Washington, March 1.?Forecast for
Thursday:
Virginia?Hain; fresh easterly winds.
North Carolina?Increasing cloudi?
ness, probably rain; warmer; fresh to
cast to south winds.
Norfolk nnil Vicinity.
WEATHER FORECAST FOR TO?
DAY.
ThreateninK', probably rain In after?
noon or night; stationary temperature;
light to fresh winds, becoming east.
TEMPERATURE. RAINFALL AND
HUMIDITY.
Maximum temperature. 02
Minimum temperature. 41
Normal temperature. 44
arture from normal.plus S
irjture from normal since Janu
y 1st. minus 133
fall in past 114 hours. 0
'.til since llrst of month. 0
i humidity. 74
CALENDAR,
.'a rises at 6:35 a. m. and sets at
." p, m.
TIDES.
S oi folk?High water at 0:00 n. m. and
. 01 p. m.; low water at 6:10 a. in. mid
I' iX p. m.
i Id Point? High water at 11:30 a. m.
11:40 p. m.; low water at f>:40 a. m.
and .'.:.".7 p. m.
nie?.
MANN'?At his residence, Hank street,
Wednesday, March 1st, at 7:l"i a. in., A. .1.
MANX In the Cist year of his age.
The remains will be taken to Petersburg
on the 7:lf> Norfolk and Western train
Til l.s (Thursday) MORNING The funeral
will take place at the old Hlandford ci in
etery on arrival of the train.
SANTO.?.?At the residence of parents
No. coo liuto street. Wednesday, March
Jm, nt 3 o'clock a. in.. ROXY
MICHAEL, son of Frank and ROBa San?
tos, in tho lnth year of h's age.
The funeral will take place fi-^in St.
Mary's Catholic Church THIS (Thursd:
AFTERNOON at 3 o'clock. Friends of
tiic family are Invited to attend.
Monuments and Gravestones,
The selection of a sultahlo
memorial In marblo or gran
lie can ho readily mnde from
cur stock, for wo carry tho
largest assortment of tliilsh
ed designs In the South.
'THE COUPER MARBLE WORKS
IKMabllfttted 00 Tnin.|
|S0-I6:| llmtu *?(. .Viirlnln, Vn.
A.HI Mi.M I .> l *?.
A> WTI K'S ACADEMY (II JIl'MC
FRIDAY, MARC! I 3. AT 8 P. M. SHARP
MR. GEORGE KENNAN,
The Renowned Traveler, will lecture
the Norfolk Lyceum Course. .Subject:
"Life on the Great Siberian fload."
Non-mcmbers may obtain tickets at the
box oltlcc. mh2-i
JAMES WB1TC0MB RILBY
Has been secured for a public appear?
ance in the Academy of Moste, Norfolk,
lie will give selections from Ins works
THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 9.
Advance palo of seats nt usual scale of
prices will begin .Monday morning, March
5. at box office.
LITERARY AND SOCIETY EVENT.
mhl-St _
AN WICK'S VI A IM .11V OI'.11 LSIC
MON'iDAY. MARCH 0T1I.
The Urcat New York Success,
"UNDER THE RED ROBE."
With a powerful east, Including WM.
MORRIS, All original scenery and ef?
fects. Prices, ii."A 11.00, 60c. und J?c.
marl-5t
AUDITORIUfl THEATRE,
S. K Cor Nebraska and linlon Sts.
JAS M. fJARTON_I'rop and Manager.
WILEY II AMI I .ton. a mus'm't Director,
Open every night in I ho year. Smoking;
Concerts presentlhg n, respectable, up
to-date vaudeville entertainment.
Matinees. Tues.. Th?rs, anil frsits at !
p. in. levelling performances continuous
from s till 12. Admission, 10, li and 2?c.
Ja---iy_
?IHK I l.\l.?.
XrOTlCE, - THE ANNUAL MEET
In? Of the CAI'K?ItENKY PARK I
AMi LAND COMPANY Will be held at
the ofllcc of th secretary ami treasurer,
loom No. 1 l.owenheig building, In the
city of Norfolk. Ya . on THURSDAY',
lllu 10th day of March, IS99, at 12 o'clock,
m.
RICHARD 1 f, BAKER, President.
WM. \V. OLD, Secretary and Treasurer,
mar-tdm
rp HE
X stockholders of the lynn
hay- un syndicate will beheld at the
Compay's oHice, No. 36 Main street, Ne
folk. Vn. on thursday', March 23d,
IS99, at 1- ni.
rout. w. lamr,
_ fe;3-td_Secrota ry.
Mbetino.?the annual meet
lug of Hie tidewater PERl'bt
ual buidino and loan associa?
tion will be held at the company's <u
flc.v No 22 Hank strict, on wednes?
day, March Stli 1899, at 7:?) p. in.
\\\ ii. Taylor, President.
ii. 1.. page, Secretary. fe24-llt
CARD OT THANKS.
I de.?lro to return thanks to tho kind
friends, trained nurses and phys'clnns foi
their many and constant aeis of kindness
shown me and my family during the ill?
ness and death of my beloved .laughter,
Mary.
(Signed.) MRS. P. BUIVRUSS.
11?_
notice:.
The undersigned has purchased of Ltlla
V. Peed, administratrix of llornca S.
Pe'id. deceased, her interest ns such ad?
ministratrix In the usscts anil business ,.f
the late tirm of F M. PEED & SON.
composed of the said Horace S. Peed and
the Undersigned, and will hereafter carry
on at the old stand of the said flim. No.
217 Water street, Norfolk. Virginia, ih<
business of Wholesale and Retail Ship
Chandlers and (iroceries In all Its
bi anches, under tho name and style of .1
M. JORDAN CO,
All persons indebted to the latft lirm of
F. M. PEED & SON will l ie..se make
payment to the undersigned.
ft21-1 in 5. M. JORDAN.
INVESTMENTS.
It Is desired to sell In Norfolk. Ports,
mouth and Hie navy-yard about $15.000
?worth of the preferred sio^k of the Ro?
per Warehouse Company, bearing 0 per
cent. Interest, guaranteed, in gold, p.iv
able seml-annually, Only j^oooo of tU'
preferred stock will be issued, p. rson
wishing the stock should apply at once
to
THE CITIZENS' RANK,
Norfolk. Vn.
GUARDIAN TRUST AND DEPOSI'J
COMPANY. Baltimore. Md.
fc2fi-lw
COURT DECISIONS.
Notes of Cases Recently Decided,,
Which are of Interest 'to
Our People.
DIGESTED BY W- B- MARTIN,
(Exclusively for Virginian-Pilot.)
burruss v. national; life
association.
Supremo Court of Appeals of Virginia,
January 13, 1S99.
insurance Pi ilicy ? CODE op
virginia, section ?.20J. RE?
quiring conditions and
restrictive provisions OF
A policy TO BE print?
ED in type op A speci?
fied bisse, OR written, ap?
plies to the application
Full the policy, if expressly
MADE A PART of the con?
TRACT OF insurance.
where insurance IS affected
FOR T1IK benefit of A CRED?
itor ON titt: life of A DEBT?
OR, upon misrepresentations
MADE BY TI1K assured, IT will
vitiate Till: policy AL?
though the beneficiary
WAS ignorant of the misrep?
resent ati! >N'S.
The plaintiff was the beneficiary in
a life Insurance policy issued by de?
fendant on the lifo of a debtor of the
plaintiff. The debtor died and suit was
brought on the policy. The company
claimed that the debtor had obtained
the policy by fraud; The lower court de?
cided in favor ol the defendant on a
demurrer to the evidence and plaintiff
appealed. The Court of Appeals sus?
taining lite lower court says:
The court is of opinion tint section
n.L'W of the Code, which provides that
no failure to perform any condition or
restrictive provision cd' a policy shall
be a valid defence to an action there?
on unless such condition or restrictive
provision be printed in type of a speci?
fied size or written with pen and ink
-In?or on the policy, applies ai;k- to the
application and the poll) y issued there?
on, where, as In the ease under consid?
eration. Hie application is expressly
made a part of the contract of insur?
ance. * ? Any other construction
would enable the insurer to avoid the
statute by muting all such conditions
and rcsttcllve provisions in the appli?
cation alone. The clause in the applica?
tion obnoxious to this provision of the
statute must therefore be disregarded,
and tlie case considered as if no con?
ditions, or restrictive provisions were
embodied in the contract sued on. The
defendant company by Its plea, puts
in issue the bona Ildes of the contract
by alleging that the answers made by
the insured to c< rtnln material ques?
tions were absolutely false and untrue,
and that they were made for the pur?
pose of misleading, deceiving and de?
frauding the defendant, and did de?
ceive and mislead It into Issuing th"
policy sued on. Recognising and giving 1
full force to the rule controlling in case |
of a demurrer to evidence this plea Is
abundantly sustained. The policy In
question was issued for the benefit of a
creditor of the insured, and it is con?
tended (hat tho beneficiary is not affect?
ed by the raise representations of the
insured, because the agent of the com?
pany wlio took the application bad
knowledge of the- falsity of such state?
ments at the time they were made, and
that the company Is estopped to rely
on tlte same us avoiding the policy. In?
dependent <>f the question whether
such knowledge if possessed by the
agcnl would bind the company, and
pri venl it from relying on the fraud of
the insured, the evideni e does not sus?
tain the contention that any sm h
knowledge was brought home to the
agent.
it would hardly he contended that if
the Insured had taken out this pdlley
for his own benefit tit.it his estate could
recover it In the face ,.f the gro-,* fraud
shown to have been perpetrated by him
In procuring It. There is nothing In
tli-' circumstances of the eis? to place
the beneficiary in any better position
thin the insured vvntild have occupied
had the policy been for his benefit.
Where insurance is i ffeetod upon the
life of a third person for the lien.fi: of
a creditor, and misrepresentations of
materials matters inducing the contract
are made by I bo narty whose Ufa I''
sttred, it will vitiate the policy, al?
though the beneficiary was ignorant of
such false representations. For these
reasons the judgment complained of
must be affirmi d.
BRUNSWICK GROCERY CO. V.
BRUNSWICK L. W. P.. CO.
Supreme Court of Georgia, December
20. 1S9S.
A PLAINTIFF CANNOT DISMISS
HIS SUIT AFTER FINDING THAI'
THE JURY ARE ABOUT TO RE?
TURN A VERDICT AGAINST HIM.
A RAILROAD COM PA N Y. AS WARE?
HOUSEMAN, IS N'">T LIABLE FOR
GOODS DESTROYED BY A FIRE,
WHICH WAS CAUSED BY THE
NEGLIGENCE OF AN INDEPEN?
DENT CONTRACTOR, WHO WA3
REPAIRING ITS WHARVES NEAR
THE WAREHOUSE.
This was a suit by the plaintiff gro?
cery company against the tiefenden!
railroad company to recover the value
of certain rait, which was stored in
a war- house of the railroad company
and was destroyed by fire. The fire
was caused by the negligence of a
party who had contracted to repair
the wharf of the railroad company,
near the warehouse, and was using a
pile-driving engine for that purpose,
sparks from which were supposed to
have caused Iho tiro. The defendant
had no control over tlte contractor's
Handel or machinery, simply paying
him for his work when finished. Just
before the jury returned Its verdict
for the defendant the plaintiff's coun?
sel moved 10 dismiss the suit, which
motion the court overruled and rc
celvcd the verdict and gave judgment
for the defendant. The plaintiff ap?
pealed. The court say.-:
It appears from the record that the
judge at the conclusion of the charge
to the jury, being about to take a re?
cess until the next day, instructed the
jury that, if they should agree upon
a verdict during the recess, the fore?
man should retain it, and the jury
might then disperse until court con?
vened. The court then, upon request
of counsel for both parties, gave per?
mission Of counsel to ascertain from
the jury their Unding, w hen made. Pur?
ins the recess, counsel for plaintiff as
eertained that the verdict was In fav?
or of the defendant; and when the
judge, upon tho convening of court next
day, was about to receive) the verdict
of the Jury, counsel for plaintiff moved
to dismiss the case. The court, upon
objection of counted for defendant,
overruled the motion to dismiss, and
ordered that the verdict be entered of
re,-oril, which was done.
Under the decisions of this court, the
paintiff has this privilege at any tint*,
even after the commencement of the
trial, provided it Is exercised before the
rendition or publication of a verdict.
Manifestly, there Is no right on his part
t<> dismiss the case after a formal re?
turn bv the Jury of their verdict into
court, and after counsel had thus been
made aware of the result of the trial.
In this case permission was given by
the court for the jury to disperse after
they had found their verdict, and they
were also authorized t<> make known
their finding to the counsel who repre?
sented tlie contending parties, it was
ascertained by counsel for plaintitr.
during the recess of the court, what
the verdict was. So far as the right of
plaintiff to dismiss Its action was con?
cerned, we think the ascertainment of
tiie verdict in this way was tantamount
to its publication, in lVeplcs v. Hoot,
is Ca. 692, it was decided that the
plaintiff may dismiss his case at any
time before the verdict is published, if
unknown to him.
The authorities seem to be uniform
to the effect that, where there is failure
on the part of the warehouseman to de?
liver goods on demand, there Is a pre?
sumption of liability, and the burden
is on him of accounting for the goods;
but it does not follow from this that
the burden necessarily remains on him
throughout the case, for he may ac?
count for the goods by showing their
loss In such a way (by burglary or an
accidental tire, for instance) ns will
shift the onus, and will raise .the pre?
sumption that the loss thus accounted
for was not tin- result id" the ware?
houseman's negligence. Hut we do not
deem it necessary to puss directly upon
this Question in the decision of this
case. Even if tlie onus probandi was
upon the ,!, fendant to tlie fullest extent
claimed by the plaintiff in error, we
thmk it was successfully carried by the
unconlradictcd testimony in the case.
Tin- theory of plaintiff's counsel evi?
dently was that the fire was commu?
nicated to the warehouse from the en?
gine Unit was being operated by the
contractor, ami was the result of nogll
gen e, in not having the engine pro?
vided with a spark arrester, or with
some contrivance to prevent tlie spread
of tire, and that, this contractor being
an employee of the defendant com?
pany, this negligence was attributable!
to the company. There is no question,
under the testimony, but that the party
engaged in the operation of this en?
gine was an Independent contractor',
and was not subject to any direction
and < ontrol in the management of bis
Rim hinery ami In the operation of his
business by the railroad company.
The ;lc t which the contractor was do?
ing was in violation of no duty Im?
posed by contract with the employer,
nor in violation of any duty imposed by
tile statute; and the employer diil not
retain the right to control tlie time and
manner of executing the work, or In?
terfere and assume control, so as to
create the relation of master and ser?
vant: nor diil tlie employer ratify tho
wrong of the Independent contractor.
Where none of these things exist, It
manifestly follows from the statutes
nbove cited that there can be no lia
blllty on the part .if the employer.
Wo think the Court was "right in
overruling the motion to dismiss.
Judgment affirmed.
TKIUPLEMOF KHOITT.
YESTERDAY'S RECORD OF THE
VARIOUS COURTS.
In the Tolice Court yesterday Jus?
tice Tomlln disposed of the following
cases:
Mary E. Smith, colored, abusive lan?
guage; fined $o.">0.
Same, larceny; lined $3.
.?Kittie Augusta, colored, assaulting
and threatening to shoot Adllne
Fionks, colored; lined $11.
Sam Taylor, colored, assaulting Abra?
ham Omar; dismissed.
Lillie Arrlngton, colored, snatching
$1 from Abraham Omar; dismissed.
William Bowdeii, colored, assaulting
Mary S. Robinson; lined $C.
Robert Randolph, colored, stealing a
$20 bicycle from VV. R. Veith; two
months in jail.
Henry Jones, colored, accessory to
the theft of JUO from a naval officer
several months ago; hold until March
9th.
Have Mobln, stealing cigars from W.
X. Wood; sen; to jail for fifteen days.
GENERAL COURT NOTES.
Judge Waddill was engaged in the
United States Court yesterday hearing
evidence in the admiralty ease of Ba?
ke r & Cuffe against the tug South Bal?
timore.
Gladstone Hotel Agniu Bold?
Rut n. short while ago Mr. H. L.
Page, the well known real estate dealer,
purchased at auction the Hotel Glad?
stone, in this city, for Mr. J. S. Dar?
ling, of Hampton, paying for it $30,700.
Ycsti rday Mr. Page disposed of the
property to Mr. A. J. Ford, for many
years proprietor of Ford's Hotel, Rich?
mond, the purchase price being JJiJ,
000.
It is Understood that Mr. Cord will
move to Norfolk and conduct the hotel
himself.
A few days ngo Mr. Page declined
an oiier of $34,000 for this property*
Prior to stock taking we propose to
inaugurate a special diamond sale, so
during the next ten days you will be
able to secure some rare bargains.
THE CALF. JEWELRY CO.
Enforcing Hie laiw.
Warrants were served yesterday on
four Main street merchants on com?
plaint of Assistant Street Inspector
j.'Miles. f,?r violating the city ordi?
nance prohibiting the throwing of
wasti paper on tlie streets. Mr. Jaquea
says that he intends to eee that this
law Is rigidly enforced, and that no
man who violates its provision shall es?
cape the penalty.
Pa your glasses suit you? If not, see
Pr. Week, .110 Main street.
A Norfolk .Neuro Kllleil.
A dispatch from Sanford, N. C, date,
Sunday night, says:
A negro tramp called himself CharlU
Jones ami hailing from Norfolk, wa.
shot and killetk-almost Instantly at 1!
o'clock Saturday night by Gun Cotton
a negro employed at a livery stable
here. Tlie shooting was the result o
a quarrel over a negro woman. Jone,
has been working as a laborer (or a few
days In Sanford.
THE WISE
YOUNG CONTEST
Dr. Wise Serves Notice on
Mr. Young.
THAT HE WANTS MORE TIME
win niirccnni ilio Provision* or n?p
I,niv Bccnuso Ilio Wriitlier llni
llnd In F?'briinpy ? Mr. Voting Will
Yield Notnlng but um t'ontenil
Mini Dr. nun .niiNf Comply iVIiti
i in- Mtatutoa,
The Wise-Young contest has been
dragging along for forty days .and up
to the present time has aroused no geu
eral interest.
It appears from the following notice
served on Mr. Young yesterday that
the ground h?g weather of February
knocked the bottom out of Dr. Wise's
aspirations. Whether this is so or not
the reporter expresses no opinion, but
Judge Brooke, Mr. Youngs attorney,
snid yesterday that he was certain that
Dr. Wise had failed to make out a case
and that his intention td disregard tie
letter of the law is an easy way of
coming down from a high perch.
THE NOTICE.
The notice is as follows:
Mr. William A. Young:
Pear Sir:?The unusual storms and
fall of snow in the Second Congres?
sional District of Virginia during tho
period between January *j4th and Feb?
ruary 20th, IV.?!), have made the roads
in the district practically Impasablc,
anil blocked travel in every part of the
district and rendered it imposlble for
me to take tho voluminous testimony
which was necessary to establish my
ense in the contest for . seat in the
Fifty-sixth Congress of the I'nited
States, in which contest you are the
eontestec and 1 am the contestant. It
baa been Impossible for the witnesses
to come to the plnces appointed for
taking depositions, and although every?
thing that was possible has been done
I to llnlsh the work within the time men?
tioned in the statute, a great deal of
testimony remains untaken. and Justice
cannot he done if I am concluded by the
lapse of forty days from January 24,
IS'.!!?. Take notice, therefore, that 1
shall and will continue the taking ->f
depositions after March 4th. 1S99, for nt
least twenty days, and having taken
suc h depositions 1 shall insist that the
same shall he considered and read by
the House of Representatives as part
of the evidence to which I am entitled
in the hearing of said contest. I shall
contend that the House of Representa?
tives In the Fifty-sixth Congress Is by
Article 1, Section ? of the Constitution
of the United states, made the sole
judge of the election returns and quali?
fication of Its members; that in this
contest It Is the right of that House to
ilo substantial Justice; that It may, if
it see lit. disregard the time limit for
the taking of contestant's testimony by
tho statute passed by a preceding t'on
greas, and that it should under the cir?
cumstances disregard said time and
hoar the testimony so taken.
You uro further notified that I am
willing to enter Into a stipulation with
you whereby my time for taking the
testimony shall be extended for twenty
[days from the 4th of March,
ISOfi, in consideration of the premises,
and your time for taking- testimony
shall not be deemed to begin until thai
dale, and shall continue for forty days
therefrom, after which period tho ten
days allowed for rebuttal testimony
shall begin.
Please protect your Interests in this
matter. RICHARD A. WISE.
(By John S. Wise, His Attorney.)
Mandl 1st. 1S!>0.
T11E LAW.
Revised Statutes, section 107. says:
In all contested election cases the time
allowed for taking testimony shall be
ninety days, and the testimony shall be
taken in the following order: The con?
testant shall take testimony during the
first forty days, the returned member
during the succeeding forty days, and
the contestant may take testimony in
rebuttal only during the remaining ten
days of said period.
HOW IT SHOULD BE CONSTRUED.
Sal-at-Large. page 338, says: Sec?
tion 107 of tho Revised Statutes the
(one quoted above) shall be const rind
na requiring all testimony in case ,,f
contested election to be taken within
ninety days from the day on which
the answer of the returned member is
served upon the contestant.
WHAT MR. YOUNQ WILL DO.
Tlu> Vlrglnlan-Pllot is informed that
Mr. Young will not yield any of his
rights, but will begin to take testi?
mony as provided by low. Mr. Young
does not believe that Congress will dis?
regard the law and seat Dr. Wise.
Illt. VAM'l: IV IIA 1.1 I HOICK.
HOLDS ACCEPTANCE <>K FIRST
PRESBYTERIAN CALL IN
ABEYANCE.
Yesterday's Baltimore sun says:
RcV. Dr. James I. Vance, of Nash?
ville, Tonn., who has recently been In?
vited to become the pastor of the First
Presbyterian church, arrived in the city
yesterday, lie will remain until some
time next week, and during his visit
will assist his brother. Rev. Joseph A.
Vance, pastor of Maryland Avenue
Presbyterian Church, in the special
services which the latter is holding at
hid Church. Rev. Dr. James 1. Van
preached at both the afternoon and
night services yesterday and is ex?
pected to preach every afternoon and
nigiu this week, except Saturday night.
l?r. Vance has not Indicated what his
decision will be In regard to the call
from the First Church. He will has"
same Opportunity while In town t I ac?
quaint himself with the work of the
church and its possibilities. Tho con?
gregations at both services yesterday
were large, and included* 1"-.-..! s tie
members of the Maryland Avenue;
Church, representative members of th..;
First Church, several Presbyterian
ministers as well as ministers of other
denominations.
The resemblance between the Nash?
ville Dr. Vance ami his 'brother, the
pastor of the Maryland Avenue Church,
is s.> marked that cither of the two men
could easily be taken for the other.
They are of the same height Both are
fair-haired and guiltless of mustache
or beard. Added to these possibilities
toward confusion of Identity nre tho
possibilities which arise from the fact
that oven the initials of the two broth?
ers?J. A. und J. 1.?are nearly Iden?
tical.
Rev. Hr. Vance's manner In speaking
Is quiet, dignified, thoroughly sincere.
He Is clear and decided In his treat
meat of his subjects?defining his points
well and elaborating In such a way
that his thought cannot be misunder?
stood. He Is a man of decided convic?
tions and does not hesitate to express
them. His plea In n sermon preached
at Christmas time for the re-union of
the Northern and Southern Assemblies
of the Presbyterian Church, coming, as
it did, from a m-ml>er of the Southern
Ass tnhlv, has attracted wide atten?
tion.
Will l.tvc Im Norlnlto.
Tuesday's Staunton Spectator says:
"A formal letter has been received by
MaJ. 11. M. Hell, apprising him that
.Mrs. Cen. J. E. B. Smart had tendered
her resignation to the General Hoard
of Trustees of Virginia Female Insti?
tute, through Its president, the Rt.
Rev. F. M. Whittle. 1). l>.. LL. D., as
principal of that Institution, to go into,
effect at the end of the prescht scho?
lastic year. She give* as a reason for
pursuing tills course that, besides fail?
ing health, she has received a great
alllictlon in the loss of her daughter,
.Mrs. Virginia Waller, of Norfolk, the
necessary care of w hose children should
and win occupy her entire time.
This news will carry with it univer?
sal surprise and regret, and will cause
a vacancy that will not be easily tilled
in the near future. In the number of
years that Mrs. Stuart has been prin?
cipal this institution has made wonder?
ful strides in Improvement, and from
the beginning its standard of learning
has been that of the highest.
Norfolk Col lean Sluslc Itecllnl.
The pupils of Norfolk College for
Young Ladies will this evening give
one of the delightful music recitals |
which have In the past contributed so [
much to the enjoyment of those of our
people who have been so fortunate as
to be able to attend them. The fol?
lowing program has been arranged for|
the occasion;
Piano solo. "Dauses Boheme. '
Nos. 1 and 2.J. Low
Miss Bessie Ktherldgo and Mr; Koerncr.
Song, "My Lady's Window" .Nell
Miss Mabel Roper.
Piano solo, "invitation to the
Panoo".Weber
Mis.s 1!,?s.sie p.therntge.
Piano solo. -Air de Ballet"..Chamlnade|
Miss Maude Hecht.
Ladies' chorus, "Gypsy Chorus,'.'
Bohemian Girl.H?lfe
Chorus Class.
Piano solo, "Lc Tourbtllon".Mattel
Miss Lydia Mncomb.
Soprano spio, "A May Morning"..Denza
Miss Estelle Putt.
Piano solo. "Satellite Polka Ca?
price" .Alden
Miss Dixie Plummer.
Soprano solo, "The Heaven of
the Heart" .Klein
Mrs. Patti.
Piano solo, ''Valse Revell
d*Amour" .Moskowski
Miss Emily La Hlanc.
Ladies' ( horns. "O'er the Mea?
dows" .Barrl
Chorus Clans.
Piano solo, aArlcqulno".Chamlnade
Miss Edna Kahn.
du.? Fluni ms I.V.H ttii>.
TUE BURNS OF MR. SANTOS
CHILD PROVE FATAL.
The little son of Mr. Frank Saudis,
who was si? terribly burned Tuesday
night, died yesterday morning from the
effects of the injuries. The funeral will
take place this afternoon at .'! o'clock,
from St. Mnrk's Catholic Church.
Coroner charters held an inquest over
the remains. Die verdict of the Jury be?
ing that death resulted from burns ac?
cidentally received Tuesday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Santos, who were quite
painfully burned ab iut the hands and
arms In an attempt to extinguish the
lire that resulted in tin- death of their
child, were reported to he doing as well
as could be expected.
.'IIftolouni i Itnll)*.
Tie- missionary rally at the First
Baptist Church, was largely attended
last night, ami tin- exercises were very
Interesting. Judge Eure presided und
Mr. Mi K. Wood house, or Berkley) of?
fered prayer.
Mr. T. II. Elicit, president of the
estlllg address, telling the origin and
work or tho splendid organisation.
Home missions will be the subject of
the me ting for to-night, and Lev. Or.
w. R. I.. Smith, one of the most elo?
quent and distinguished diviner, In the
South, will be the speaker. Rev. Dr.
Whnrton will preside and Rev. J. w
Miu hell will also speak.
Norfolk ?* IVr.itrr ? Klnlpinriit.
Following is the statement of the
earnings and expenses of tlie Norfolk
and Western railway for February
Total earnings. $96t,GC5.37; total ex
p. us. s, $660.651.11.
liiere -se '?( eariHtlttr?.?f-g-.-sd Vii I.
pel- c ut; increase in expenses, 527,434.81,
or 4 per cent.
Earnings for seven months ending
January 1st, $6,002,173.547, an increase of
$214,209.90, or :: per cent.
Expenses for the same period of
time, $4,62t,S20.74, an increase of $3,734,.
The n d earnings for February were
$.101,014.23, and for seven months, $2 37
352.S0.
fcntctnr.v llmler unter,
The Cemetery Committee win ask the
Councils for $-.00'? to drain a part of
the cemetery on the nlmshouse tract.
During the recent wet weather, a por?
tion of tile l"t was several inches un?
der wat.-r. am! it was Impossible to
Inter bodies in the cemetery.
All gla-res prescribed by Dr. Week
guaranteed. Examinations free. 3io
Main street.
A lilnrnl I>??pc, 11,,i,,
Mr. P.. Newgass, president of the At?
lantic and Danville Railroad Company,
accompanied by Mr. 0. o. Ha.ynes, gen
eral manager, and H. E. Hutchlns
general superintendent, left yesterday
on a tour or Inspection of the entire
line. They will probably return thin
evening.
IIa by Carriage*.
Just received, a fine assortment nt
Hey woods; prices from ts to $io. cash
or credit. Williamson & Sykes. 663 and
565 Church street, near Queen,
feJi-tf.
OTHER LOCAL ON PAGE 5.
\
NO SLEEP FOR THREE MOUTHS,
?up fume of MorplrwuiCSI T??t 4,'nH
be ilTi'rconiCi
Mr. Win. Hamlsehu. of 4Cth street. Cot?
ton Alley, Pltlsburg l'a.. expresses hlm
If follows regard!ok tbo new remedy
for it mmon and obstinate disease,
piles; I take pleasure in stating: ?bat I
wo ? iftl ted with piles that for three
? l ? ' no tegular sleep; I became
coin) Ictelj rostrated the docUr? did mo
no - r. \ brother told me of the new
ie Pyramid Pile Cure:
! I - i ? :' my iruggist three 50 cent
boxes and they completely cured me. I
? in :?? at u rk and but for this
rein? ly i would be on my back.
1 I ki great pleasure in writing this let- ?
tcr b tiuse go many people are sufferers
from this trouble who like myself did not
Ki 'W ? ? u. look i ir a permanent,
safe, reliable eure.
Kxi ici with tit Pyramid rile Cure
Par thw past three years has demonstrated
t<> the medical profession as well us to
thousai Is of sufferer* from plies, that it
Is lh< - i a?o# effoctual pile cure
offen i to the public, containing no
opiates ..: poh as any kind, painless
and convenient to handle, and being sold
by dra... it 50c, an I $1.00 per box. Is
Wtthln i:i reach Ol every sufferer.
Very often two or three boxes have
wad a unpleto eure of chronic cases
that hid n-jt yielded to other remedies
for ytars.
Thi :?? is scarcely a disease more aggra?
vate and obstinate to euro than the
v ? ol piles, and it Is a com?
mon practice to use ointments, salves and
similar preparations containing dangerous
polsoi ' move the trouble. The Pyra?
mid has super.o i.-.i all of th.se ineffectual
rem? It' ind n.it suffering with any.
!'- w III make any mistake tn
Hiving the Pyramid a trial.
If In doubt as to the nature of vour
? send to The Pyramid Drug Co..
M n sbnll M i., i n valuable book on
pik s, rtesi I blng all forms of the disease
and describing the m thods of cure
Any druggist can furnish the Pyramid
Pl-o Cure us it Is the best known and
ma>; ivopulnr rein' ly for plies and if you
ask him In can doubtless refer you to
many people In your own vicinity who
have buen cured completely by It.
iuh_\i
An Ordinance
CONCERNING HOLT STREBT AND
RACEFIEI.D BRIDGES.
ne II ordain ?'. by the Common and Se?
iet Councils of the City of Norfolk, that.
1st. All droves of cattle horses or other
ste^k are hereby prohibited from being
driven over Holt or Racefleld Bridges.
2nd. No person shall ride or drive any
draught animal at a faster rato than a
walk ov< I' sa d bridges.
3rd Any violation of anv provisions of
this ordinance shall be punished by fine
of not mere than j.D.CO.
Ad ntcd by the Select Council Febru?
ary 23rd, IV.'.
PR ED G R KENWOOD,
President of the Select Counctl.
Adapt.-d by the Common Council Febru?
ary 23rd, 1S99.
J. F. EAST,
Prosldcnl of the Common Council.
Test? : II. s. HERMAN,
f'?-'?*- Clly Treasurer.
<f><S*<t> *$>?*>*> 00<*- -&4>4> *><fr<?f>~
? H. D. OLIVER j
? Her, with nnnpunce* that he ^
$ is now located at his new estab- ?
J llshment, Y
I No. 520 FREEMASON ST. 1
fmhl-lOt J
Gas Cooking
Demonstration.
In connection with our special offer
on c .as Stoves, we will give daily on
til..- five discount days, a practical
illustration of the capabilities of the
stoves ofl'ered and of the other lines
we sell; and also show how easily
and economically the stoves can be
handled. Lunch will be served be?
tween the hours of it and 2:30
o'clock.
CITY OAS CO.
marl-il
(power for \
[ small users, i
i No power for Small Factories ?
\ or Workshops has been found V
t S'> satisfactory in every way J
f as Electricity. r
^ Virginia Electric Co. j
Chest Protectors,
-Chest Protectors,
Chest Protectors,
?AT?
Trotter's Drug Store,
508 Main St. Gor. Church St^_
PIANOS, PIANOS, PIANOS.
Wo have .1 number of second-hand
P|Un .- 'taken In exchange for the Peer- ,
I . . < eff Upright Piano. Wo have or*
.. .1 ?: im air factory n large shipment
Pianos an In order to
make room will offer these second-hand
,.' ,,. ? .,- . . ly low prices. Among
the 1 -i i< 1 rhlcki ring. In good condition..:
!,13, ,1.. ........ : beginners, price 135.
> . Organs some as low as $20.
if , i want a Piano come and see us.
We you a strictly high-grade
no ai eu I i> I'ri e. We manufacture.
CHAS, M. STIEFF FACTORY,
Warerooms Wonticello Hotel,
Granby Street, Norfolk
JOHN J. FOSTER, Manager.
DR. ANNA G!ERIN G
istereJ PhyslcU.1
Private sanitarium
Of high repute. Veg
t table compound for
femalo complaint*.
$1.00. T/lly White
Hegulatlve Pills $3.
Wives without chil?
dren consult me.
K03 E. Baltimore, St.,
Baltimore. Mi.

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