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NEWS FROM RICHMOND AND OTHER PARTS OF VIRGINIA.
RICHMOND NEWS AND GOSSIP Methodist Program For Rais? ing Centennial Fund. THE ARRAY OF SPEAKERS ?' ini'i'cil I n us Of tile Virginia Sunday Nohoul Npclely?Election ol unicorn -Koanoht H?lsen One Thoiiauntl U oil it ra toNccnro Mummer Keim?l ol Methods mid win W2n the Prime -Guv. Tyler Itetiirulng from Cubn (Special to Virginian-Pilot.) Richmond, Va;, March 10.?The Meth odist stewards of this city have adopt? ed a lino program as the result of several mass meetings In the Interest of the centennial celebration of Metho? dism here next month. It lias been de? cided to form a league to bo known as the Centennial Church Extension So? ciety of Richmond and Vicinity- The I program for the celebration next month j follows: SUNDAY. APRIL 23D. AT TRINITY CHURCH. 9:30 a. m.?Prayer and experience meeting, led by Rev. A. tl. Brown, D. p. (lrsl pastor of the present Trinity (-11111011 and last pastor of old Trinity, on Franklin street. 11 a. m-?Preaching by Bishop Chas. It. Galloway. 2:30 p. m. -Sunday school reunion? 181-1-1899?(1) l'ast. (2) Present, (3) Future. Preaching at other churches: 11 a. m.. Park Place. Rev. 13, E, Hoss, D. 1>., Laurel Street, Bishop. A? AY. Wilson; 8 p. in-. Centenary, Bishop < *. H. Galloway; Broad Street, Rev. K. E. Hoss. I). I>.; Union Station, Bishop A. \V. Wilson. MONDAY, APRIL 24TH. Morning Meeting?Broad Street, Rev. ?T. P. Garland, presiding; lo::in n. m., devotional servlcOi conducted by Rev. w. V. Tudor, D- I). ii a. m.?"Methodism as an Element of Power in the History of the Ameri? can Government," Rev. W. <J. Starr, 1?. i >. Singing, benediction. A FTERN? M ?N MEETINI',. 2:30 O'clock- Song service. :: i' clock "Methodism In Richmond for cm- Hundred Years," Rev. A. G. Brown, D. I?. I O'clock?Roy. K. KS. Hoss. D. D. X O'clock?Al Centenary church, Bishop C, B. GallowAy. Tl I3SDAY, APRIL 25TII?MISSION? ARY HAY. Morning meeting at Broad Street Church. Rev. R. T. Wilson presiding. 10:30 O'clock?Singing Methodist Mls b'I< tin ry hymns. II O'clock ?Home Missions, by Rev. R. N Sletld, l>. I?. 12 O'clock?Short talks, led by Rev. C. L. Mane. A FT 1: UN' h IN M I-:BT 1 NC. 2:30 O'clock?Singing old Methodist revival hymns. Rev. W. Y. Tudor, D. D. i in charge. :: O'clock -"Methodism and City Evangelization." Rev. W. .1. Young, IV I'- (Forty minutes.) "The open Door for City Mission Work in Richmond," Rev. w. it. Beau champ, (Twenty-live minutes) "City Evnngelixntlon and Our Rusi ne.ss interests," Colonel A. S. Iluford, Mr. .lohn 1'. Branch and others. (Thirty mlnuti s.) S O'clock, Rrond Street Church?"For? eign .Missions." by Bishop Wilson. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26th. Morning Meeting ? Broad Street Church, Rev. .1. Powell Garland, 1 >. D., presiding. J0:3o o'clock?Singing and prayer. 11 o'clock?"Tho Connectional Idea and the Local Church,'? Rev. W. V Tu dor. 1). D. 12 M.?Short talks on "What the] Church Is to He," led by Rev. R I< Uayle. AFTERNt ?ON MEETING. 2:30 o'clock?1. "Heroic Men Who Made Methodism What It Is In Rich? mond," Rev. .1. .1. Lnfferty, D. D. 2. "Laying the Foundation, 1799 -G Fergusson, Samuel Putney, William Willis," (20 minutes) Rev. .1. c. Reed. 3. "in tho Midst .d" the Century," (n) William Allison and the building of the Second Church, by Rev. w. G. Starr. D. D., (20 minutes); (b) James M. Taylor and the erection of Clay Street Church by Rev. A. ?. Brown, D. D. (20 min? utes). 4. "Yesterday: Times of James A Duncan, David s. Doggett and Thomas Branch," (20 minutes), by Rev. R N Bledd, 1 >. D. s o'clock?Centenary Church?"Meth? odist Literature," by Rev. E. E. Hoss D. I). THURSDAY, APRIL 27th. Morning Meeting ? Rrond Street Church. Rev. R. T. Wilson presiding, it o'clock?Singing and reading the Infant?; arc effected h-y foods taken by the nursing mother. Prof. \V. B. Chcadle, of St. Mary's Hospital and author of a treatise on the feeding of infants, has shown by experiments that wasting diseases, will result from de? priving children of fats and hypophosphites. Dr. Thompson says Cod liver oil is what such mothers a;ul infants require. "Scott's Emulsion" is pure Nor? wegian Cod-liver oil with hypophoi phitcs. jr-c. ami Si.oo, all dninhtt, SCOTT is ltOH-.Nl., ? : snih", N?? York. Scriptures: 1. "Christian Education," by Rev. K. E. Hoss, D. D. 2. "Talks on the Sunday School," led by Rev. T. N. Potts. The remainder of the day will be de? voted to the consideration of Sunday school work. The centennial will close with a errand lovo feast at Broad Btreet Church, Thursday night at S o'clock, led by Rev. A. G. Brown, D. D. EP WORTH LiE AG U E. Friday will be devote.1 to the Ep worth League District ('inference, at Clay street Church, state President W. it. Beauchamp presiding. There will he addresses by Rev. Urs. Boss, Starr, Latham. RawllngS, Atwlll, Beckham ami othl rs. At 8 o'clock at night Rev. A. Coke Smith. D. D., will speak on "Virginia League and Korean Mission." S?llV VY "? II ."? J .1. S EKTION. Tho Virginia Sunday School Associa? tion, which lies been in second annual session with the Grace Street Baptist Church two days, adjourned lo-nlght, Tlie sessions have been very largely at? tended and greatly enjoyed by the Suil dny school workers of the. city, and Christl.-.n people generally. After opening devotional services. Dr. Fell conducted the nude studying from .lohn 15:1-11, "The Vine and the Branches," the International Sunday School Lesson for May 7th. After the singing of the hymn, "Savior, More Than Life to Me," the pr< siding officer Introduced Prof. Georgo W. Walker, of Blacksburg, who spoke on "Ilow to Secure and Maintain the County Or? ganisation." Mr. Walker lold of the successful and efficient campaign in politics, and draw? ing lessons from this, outlined the suc? cessful county organizations, and gave the rcaulslUes of the men who are to lead in tills movement. He must be one of good report, must be thoroughly in earnest, must bo filled with Hi" Holy Ghost, and must lie In love with the work, because through It men. weinen. :iu<\ chlldi'i n are led from darkness into light. Next, see to the choice of the vice president, secretary, etc. Through the visitation of these of? ficers by visitation among tho schools, gntherlng <>f statistics and holding of tin- county convention, a great good Is accomplished. CONFERENCE ON TEACHING. The conference on "Teaching" was conducted by Prof. Ilamill. Mr. 11 .mi ill spoke of the position of the teacher and his responsibility ami opportunity. It In a great thing to be a teacher. It is assured tiiat as teachers you are ex? emplary and upright Christian men and women. The creed of the child is: "1 believe in Cod, in my father and mo tlier (sometimes spoken in whispered I breath) and in my Sunday school i teacher (always with confidence and assurance)." The following were suggested by Prof. Ilamill: (-letting ready (for the day's teaching) ?be on time; don't put a premium On 1 some one being late by showing Hint person to the front sent; give your scholar a cordial greeting (provided you an; on time yourself)?"Who *o would have friends must show him? self;" provide scholars with comfortn ble surroundings whenever possible. To attain elllclency have all other ' books closed save the Bible. Get the attention of the pupils, the j matter of home study, ami whether they are giving thought to what you are trying to present. ORGANIZED DISTRICT. Mr. P. o. Goodrich was Introduced and spoke on "The Organized District, a Help to tlie County Organisation." Mr. Goodrich cited difficulties met in sec uring persons sufficiently Interested I to give of iheir time ami talents for tho extension of tin- Sunday school ef [ fort in the 00111101?; others have no; tin- time for this work. If neu and women would but see that the service the association a??!<.- is riot only tli.it Its efficiency might be enlarged, but t.v/t into the hearts of men .md women might come the love of Ood, the knowl ? edge of Ills Christ and the presence of j the Holy Spirit; how willing would they respond with their strength, i though I ami support. Mr. Marchant, of Ch rlottcsvillc, told I of the helpful Influences that had conic to (he denominational work of the church in L'harlottesvlllc nnd through j out Albemnrle county, of the strength i that had corrio to him personally by ( coming in touch with the workers of the various sehools in ill.- ujnj 01 i.i.-d'im. A I most beautiful tribute did he pay to Captain Eugene Davis, of Charlottes vllle, through whose earnestness and holy life the initial work of organisation was accomplished in Albemaric county, of his ability as ab organiser and a leader of Christian work In the lines of Sunday .school effort. THE PAST! IR'S W< IRK. "The Pastor's Work In and for tha Sunday School" w:>s the subject of n most helpful and Instru :tive address by Rev. William Mend-.; Clark of Rich? mond. Dr. Hatcher and Pr f 11 m II expse.'s ed their personal thanks to Mr. Clark fur Iiis strong, vigorous, timely and triiu propositions a;< expressed in his ad? dress. Following is the program which was carried out this nftcrnoon and to-night: Afternoon ? :t::n> o'clock: Sunday school lesson read and paraphrased bj1 Dr. Pell; ?! p. in., rep iris of committees, election of officers, business; ?!:"?> p. m.. the needs of the state Field discussion, 1 led h.v Rev. P. H. Gwinu, followed by 1 five-minute see- h s: p. m . A S:u ly of St. John's Gospel, led l>v Prof. Ham I III. At 7:30 p. m., Service of Testimony 1 end Son.?: s p. m.. unfinished business, j resolution.''. el< : 8:30 p. in., address, "The Unreached Masses and Sunday Si hool," b.y Dr. A. Quartes, ?f Wash? ington and Lee IJnlvi rsity; !> p. in., nd difss, "The Bible and the Child," bj Prof. Ilamill; closing words and ad? journment. SCHOOL OF METHODS. Th Summer School of Methods for Virginia white teachers will be held hi Ruanoke this year. The school has for several years been held at Chnrlottesvllle, but the Roan oke people have been working with so much energy to secure it. and have displayed such generosity in contribut? ing to the fund for the entertainment of the teachers that the State Hoard of Education could riot resist. The Roan oke City Council voted $750 for the cxpens,. of the school, and $250 for this purpose lias been raised by popular ?ubset Iptlon. The school has riot been officially lo? cated In ftoanoke, but it is understood that official action is all that is lacking to make the selection final and tha: this will be forthcorrilng In a day or two. One of the norrirj?l sehools fer white teaches will he In or near Tiilewai ar.d criC in lh: Mfd'dle VaUey, 0; Iloith ern Virginia. The Southwest will have only the School of Methods. GOVERNOR BY PROXY. Governor Tyler and party will return from Cuba to-morrow morning. Qov ernor Tyler will find quite an accumu? lation of business when he gets back, though Private Secretary Owens has attended to nil matters not requiring the personal attention of the Executive. PETERSBURG Shepherd's Forgeries Still Coming to Light. Wanted for Victimizing a .Tin Hi own County Sinn?Endorsed t or i.ieu feiiniicy- Award <>i Contracts?AI* ler MllllV llaj ?, Petersburg, v.l., March 10.?T. N. Shepard, who is held in Richmond fori forgery, Is wanted here on a similar ? bar:: -. Shepard is charged here withj forging the name of lt. L. Matthews, of I this city, to an order, on one of our merchants for a caddie of tobacco, which he got. He attempted to pass another order with Matthews' forged name on another merchant hero for a caddie of tobacco but failed. ENDORSED FOR A LIEUTENANT. The delegation from Petersburg that will visu Washington to-day lu regard to the granite contract will, It is un? derstood, also call on the Secretary of War and present the name of John j. Cocke. dr., for appointment as one of the lieutenants provided for under the Army Reorganization bill recently pass .1 by ??.ingress. Mr. Cocke is highly and numerously endorsed by both Republicans ami Democrats. LETTING SUB-Ct INTRACTS. As before stated in the Index-Appeal the contract for tin? building id' the new lire-proof clerk's office on court? house square has been awarded to* the B. F. Smith Fire-Proof (.'oustruction (.'. mpnuy, of Washington, l>. c., Mr. Smith, the' president of the company, was In ihe city yesterday letting sub . optracts for ihe w ork. i "ai ds have been Issued to the mar? riage of .Mr. Wnlter .1. Phillips, a former Well-known resident and mer? chant of this city, and -Miss Myrtle Din widdle, of Bedford City. The marriage will lake place on the Ulli instant ill Bedford City. CHARGED WITH FORGERY. Sergeant Donahue this morning ar-l ret ted a white youth named Jo,- Smith I on the charge of the larceny of $25 C( mltted nearly a year ago. The boy had I hi-i-n entrusted with the money by Cap tain John S. clary. He disappeared I with it. went to Norfolk, where he lias lived ever since, and only returned | hero a day or two ago. Mrs. John S. Blick, a widely-known j lady of this city, was stricken with | paralysis a few days ago. Her entin left side Is affected and her condition| is considered very critical. BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION. Mr. Charles II. Heinemahn, youngest son of our worthy townsman..Mr. Henry Helncmaun, last evening celebrated his twenty-first birthday at his father's residence, on old street, and entertain? ed a number of friends. Twcnty-llvo years ago, when the elder Heinem.ir.nl was married, In- laid aside some cigars | for use on important family occasions, and one of these cigars was presented to ami smoked by the son who las night celebrated his arrival at man's | estate, It is not often that a man lias the privilege of smoking a twenty-live-| year-old cigar. It was learned yesterday that those who are to construct the hew street electric railway, would probably ask the Common Council for permission to build two tracks oh Sycamore street. The width of the street between the curbing is from twenty six to forty-twoI feel, average width being about forty feet. Tim IIInniI fJoirciinmnloiwhln. (By Telegraph to Vlrgthtah-Pllot.) Mnlml, Fla , March 10.?In the play for the Miami golf championship this] morning. Laid beat Stillborn two up Ballnrd beat Sutherland two un and i ?i-?_i4nv; -Ucbwold beat Ehomosan-| two up and one to play, nr.d Merrill bent Maddock on- up. in the after-) noon play Bnllard beat Llnd two up| and one to play, ami Merrill beat '.Iris wold three up and two to play. In the play for the consolation cun Suther? land beat Snnborn live up and three to | play; Maddock beat Thompson sevi up and six to play. The finals for the two championshipI cups and the thinls for the consolation will be plnyed to-morrow morning. The play to-day was exceedingly | dos* anil Interesting. The weather hat !?? en "no. tb-- links are In excellent con- j ditlon and the attendance on the mat( ites holt been very large. lt. lt. B-. Botunie Itlitnd Hiilm. Ilrives -lie I'oInoiiimI III nod onl. null I Iiiii Curev. Multiple Hot* tin Wan cd rroe. SJMPTOMS.?If you have either pirn-i pies painful swellings, ulcers, or MU? COUS PATCHES IN THROAT OR MOUTH, .-ore eyes or nose, slew dls irgo from the ears, COPPER-COL |n!t!'.l> SPOTS (sometimes the .-], :s are red and pink), son s on the Pack, or ers on hies, color bad. SKIN ITCHES and BURNS, bolls, aching bones feet I or bands puff up and swell, hair and bye brows fall out, then you have BIO <l Poison, either acquired or Inherited, To cure begin lak ng II. B, 1*. at onco, ut any .st-.-.ee of the dla use, and in o:m to six months the pots rt win be drlv? n out of ihe entire system, and a cur.- will result, All the symptoms will gradually dlslp pear, ami you will be happy onco more. H p.. 11. (Botanic Blood p..ihm. is a thoroughly tested, powerful blood remedy, liciire cues when all else falls. Beware of the mercury treatment of the doctors. B. p. It. does not contain vegetable) or mineral poison, and acts as a line tonic, |) ultdlng lip the broken-down constitution. For s.-.:.- by druggists. Large bottles, si. >ix (full treatment) for 15, Send 2 stamps : :? look and trie sample bottle, describe rmi ami. and peisoual free advice will ? ^:-..-n. Address Bleed Balm c.\, Atlanta, tit. TOWN OF SUFFOLK Oratory, Oysters and Soup Galore Treasurer Ellin ? (*nu?li<latc t<> Hue* ccrtl Himself - A Euriliconilus Society Event?Politic* in isle ut lv Igtit?I'cmotinl. ?.Special to Vitglnian-PUot.) Suffolk, Va., March 10.?With oratory, oysters and soup, liquid refreshments on the side, about one hundred Suffolk voters enjoyed themselves this after? noon at Mr. J. C. Frecny'a farm, a short distance east of Suffolk, it was a big oyster roast and llsh soup given by a few generous ami popular citizens. When festivities were warming up some of the attendants wanted a little speech-making. Mr. J. I*. Uurges got on a box and in a few words Introduced Colonel It. s. Boykin, one of the candi? dates for Mayor. Messrs. Junius T. Parker, J. Waiter Hosier and R. L. Brewer, Jr.. Incumbent, other candl dates fur Mayor, were also present. Colonel Boykln said all the candidates were good men, ami he wished all could be Mayor, but as Suffolk can only have one. he had no doubt the peo? ple would use ilue Judgment in their discrimination. Councilman J. Waller Hosier was called to the stand and made a brief, but well-worded, talk. Major C. W. Wright made the most eloquent speech of the day. He gave j some pretty historical references and told of Napoleon and the Alps. Deputy Sheriff itobert E. Norflcet mad.- a short speech, beginning "Now Is the Winter of our discontent." .Mi ssis. Darker and Drewer ma le no pUbUc addresses, but contented them? selves with private talks among their frb-nd^-f?nil tli- enjoyment r? suiting from s>'< ing others have a good time. Mr. Drewer didn't stay long. TOO STRONO To OPPOSE. Attention Is called to the card of County Treasurer Sydney T. Bills, which begins in this issue. Mr. Ellis announces himself a candidate for re? election, subject lo I he action of the Democratic convention, April lOtll. Treasurer Ullis' official record during his four years' Incumbency is tlie ar? gument made by his friends for Iiis re? turn. He has discharged the duties of Treasurer with promptness and effi? ciency, on,, of the evidences of his strength is the fact that up to the pies cut writing lie has no opposition. The following letter received by Treasurer Ellis from Auditor Mnrye is :t source of gratification: Richmond, Va.. Jan. 26, is?9. Sidney T. Ellis, Esq., Treasurer of Nanscmond, Suffolk, Va.: Hear Sir?In reply to your inquiry It gives me pleasure to say that your transactions, as treasurer of Nausc moild, with this office have been entire? ly satisfactory. Very truly yours, Ml 1RTON MARVE, Auditor Public Accounts. SMITHFIELD SOCIETY EVENT. There w ill be a fashionable marriage at Smithfletd week alter next; At high noon, on Wednesday, Mandl '_':.', Miss Cary Deik will become tlie bride of Mr. George Deik. The ceremony w ill occur at Christ Episcopal Church. The bridal ? duple w ill leave in the afternoon for an extended tmir. The brldo-to-be Is a daughter of Captain Deik, or the Old Dominion Steamship Company. She Is a charming young lady. The groom elect Is a Weil know n business man of Smithfleld, He has many friends. Miss Deik was formerly a pupil at Nansc? mond Seminary. WARM IX ISLE OF WIGHT. The scramble for county offices in Nanscmond \> ill he tame in comparison with the contest over in Isle of Wight. Aspirants have I.n advertising and canvassing for votes more thin twelve months. There a;e lift.en candidates who are niixems lo be nominated for the several ofllces. Treasurer Roberts has at least throe persons who are willing to relieve him of tho financial work?Dr. Franklin Pierce, Josse Whitley ami F. W. Ran? dolph. Willie A. Edwards wants to take N. F. Young's place in the clerk's office, and even Colonel R. E. Hoy kin. Slate's Attorney, will likely have opposition in 1 the person of Lawyer Samuel Edwards. It Is understood Deputy Dritt and John Lawrence are ready to assume Sheriff l:. a. Edwards' authority. For Com? missioner of Revenue there Is a lively field of good stickers. When tlu- expenses for the primary shall have been divided among the can? didates it will be only about %:> each. ASSORTED CHRONK !LES. Miss Susie Prent!? left this evening to pass a lew days with friends in Norfolk. Mis. T. A. Barber und Miss Lucile lias..n left to-day for the North to buy spring goods. Mr. w. j. Green returned this even? ing from n business visit to Franklin. Miss Lizzie Hooker returned to-day from a lengthy visit to friends in WU llamsburg ami Richmond. Mr. J. W. Nottingham, of Enstvllle, Va.. was in Suffolk to-day mi business. Dev. Abrain Webb and four other persons, charged with injuring and de? facing Gethsemane Church property, at SaVOge Crossing, will have a hear? ing in Suffolk to-morrow- Rev. Webb represented a society whose object was the pensioning of former slaves. Mr. A. Livingston, of Indianapolis arrived In Suffolk to-day for a. short visit. St. Paul's Ladies' Aid Society had a pleasant meeting yesterday with Mrs. L. S. Ha kef. An organ expert was In Suffolk yes? terday making some slight adjustments about the new Main Str.et Methodist Church organ, Mr. D. ii. Merchette, of Baltimore, registered ai the Commercial Hotel to da:. Mis M. January has returned from a ten days' Slav with relatives und friends in Portsmouth, Mr A. R. Strausburg, of Norfolk, was In town to-day, Mr. W. D. Branch, of Petersburg, has arrived for a short time. Mrs. I- A. Darden and Miss Estelle and Harry Darden will leave to-mor? row to visit some days Mr. L. II. Whit ley's family, in Isle of Wight county. SI A TU It n'CttKKLG l?KAI?. SKETCH OP THE LIFE'OF A USE-[ FUXi CUT/.EN. Lexington, V.l..March 10.?Hon. Thos. j D. McCorkle, Mayor of Lexington, died to-night. He was unconscious for si era! days prior to his demise. SKETCH OF HIS LIFE. Thomas E. McCorkle was born three miles from Lexington about fifty-five years ago. He was a s mi of the late Thomas McCorkle, a prominent farmer of tills county, who was descend ?! from Revolutionary stock, his grand? father. Lieutenant John MCCdrkle, be? ing killed In the battle of COWpcns. His mother was Mss Susan Alexander, w ho was a descendant of Robert Ali x nnder, the dl&tlnguished principal of the famous Augusta Academy, w hi h after many changes became Washing? ton ami l.ee University. Young Mc Corkle entered the Confederate army' in ist>2, and si rved with distinction un? til the end of the war. He was a mem? ber of Hie Kockbridge artillery and was a brave ami gallant soldier. He took part in many ho; engagements and was noted tor the accuracy of ins shooting. After the war Mr. McCorkle married Miss Luln Anderson, daughter of Mr. David And rson, of Louisa county. Imt lap t- of Richmond, where lie died so years cigO; Mrs. McCorkle also could trai e her ancestry to colonial times, she b 'ing a direct descendant of Col? onel Richard Anderson, of the ReVolu-| tlonary army. One child was born them, a daughter, who in June, 1898, married Rev. c. J. Boppcll and went with him to Africa, as a missionary, where she died November 20, 1S9S, of I African fever. He is survived by his widow; als,? by two brothers. Dr. Wil? liam McCorkle, of Knoxvllle, Tenn., and .Mr. Samuel W. McCorkle, of near Lexington. During the days when the canal was the onl> means of transportation to ami from Lexington Mr. McCorkle was en? gaged at Kast Lexington in the mercan? tile and commission business. Later he studied law at Washington and Lec University, and since his graduation he devoted his time ;o the practice of his profession. During the boom days ul this section, in IS90 and before, he was one of the lending men, and possibly did more than any other man for the In- ] augurallon of the enterprise which at terwnrds developed into the city of Buenn Vista. Mr. McCorkle was n secret society man. In 1865 he was assort?, tdil With Mr. S. V.. Allimeil, of the editorial staff of the Baltimore Sun. who was then a student in Lexington, in founding the Kappa Alpha fraternity. He was a Ma? son, n Pythian and also belonged to oilier secret orders, lie was an enthu? siastic member of the Lee-Jackson Camp, Cenfe.ii rate Veterans, of this Place. Mr. McCorkle wa< elected Mayor of 1 Lexington In May. 1897, by a large ma? jority, lie served the community with ability and Impartiality. Shortly after ! his election lie was Btl'lckcn with pa? ralysis and for mouths was confined to his home. Me received a second stroke early in February, which, after week-; of suffering, resulted in bis death. He was a man of generous disposition, and was h. ld in high esteem by his nsso i ales and by the public generally. A street car of the Rlvcrmont Rail? way at Lynchburg ran .away la-t Tues? day down one of the steepest hills of the city. The track was covered with ice and the car slid with great rapid? ity. Not tar from the fpol of the hill is a pre ipi. e over a hundred feel high, but fortunately the car dung long enough to the track to turn on the ?urve and was thrown against a tele? graph pole ami a tree, it was consider? ably broken up. but no one was Injur? ed. Scrofula to sumption. Any otic predisposed to Scrofula can never bo health; ami vigorous. Thia taint in the blood naturally-drifts into Consumption. Being stielt a deep-seated blood disease, Swift's Specific is the only known, euro for Scrofula, because it is the only remedy which can reach the disease. Scrofula npoearetl nti (lie head of my little grandchild w hen only is months eld. Shortly utter breaking out it ? pread rapidly .ill over her body. To.- Rcnbsou IhosoreH would peel oil on the slightest touch,and Ilm odnr that won!.; arise made the at- -gr^ ni ot i he roo at ^gfjt Rtckentng .and uubrnrn'iM . ?Hl 1 e. - rilseas. ... \i attacked gj|^ee*??-?^ the eyes, and we feared s.n would lose her sight. Km Inont physicians from the surrounding country were consul ted, Ii u t could do nothing to relieve the lit? tle Innocent, and garo it as tbelr opinion that the rase wU lioji. li-.--s and lin poKiithle to save th* child'.--, eyesight, it wiii th.-n Hint we decided to try Bwift'l SpeclBC That medleln i mi onco made speedy and com? plete cure. Mit I- now u young lady, und h>I never had a i Ign of the disease to return, Mas. KUTU lira: KCl.ET, s.illiia, Knu. Scrofula is an obstinate blood disease, niul is beyond the reach of the averuge blood medicine. Swift's Specific The is the only remedy equal to such deep seated diseases; it goes down to tin very foundation niul t'orccs out every taint, it is pun/;/ Vtgetable, and i: the only blood remedy guaranteed to contain no mercury, potash or otliei mineral substance whatever. Books mailed free by Swift Spccilic Company, Atlanta, Georgia, SUFFOLK ADVERTISEMENTS TjiOR RE-ELECTION AS TtREAS V URE'R ol Nansemontl ?ountv, BYD NICY t. ku.is. Subje>:>t to Democratic anvontlon, April loth. mhli-lw TOOR MAYOR TOWN OF SUFFOLK r J WALTER HOSIER. Subject t tie- Democratic Primary. mch5-lw T71 op. MAVi.it vows' op SCFFOI.k 13 JUN1U8 T PARKER. Subject io Demoi r itla pi Im 11 y, fe20-tf OODARD & 15 LAM, Insurance Agents Suffolk. Y.i , are selling a poll v for one debar a year that pays (Ivo doilats pc-r week should the holder have typhoid, scarlet or typhus fever, small? pox, AilAtio cholera, varlolold, diphtheria or meascls All persons over eight-? yc.ua ot age can get them. 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