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THE NEWS FROM VIRONIA
CONTINUED FROM PAGE TEN. KOAiNOKll Death of Captain H. Davin, a For? mer Citizen. I'.iiliTlnir Fpon nil 1n1 e re* ! In i; Muni? cipal Contoii?-I>pnlli or Mr*. ICIrh nrkion null Mr, Williamson?Ap> !>rouclitn it Mnrrlnge. Roanoke, Va., March 13.?Captain Henri Davin, of Point of Fork, Flu vanna county, died Friday at Staun ton, in tlio r.otli year of his age, after nn illness of about one year. Tlie de? ceased canio to Virginia in 1S71 from France und located in Roanoke, from which place ho carried on extensive railroad contract building on the Nor? folk and Western and other roads. He purchased his late home some years opto from the late General K. Lindsay Walker and continued his contracting business until the date of his illness. Hi leaves .-a widow and four children? Mrs. Thomas II. Walker and .Miss Nina Divan, Messrs. Augustus and Fred Da? vin. Cnp'.ain Davin was very popular and had many friends all over the State i . Virginia. Iiis funeral took place Sat? urday afternoon from Point of Fork. Captain Davin resided in Roanoke several years, being; prominently con? nected with Its great period of prosper? ity. Ho was a most popular and high? ly respected citizen and the news of his death will be received with sorrow. II has visited the city often since moving elsewhere to mako his home, and owned valuable property interests in tlii3 city and section. INTERESTING MUNICIPAL! CON? TEST. Roanoke Is Jusl entering upon a most interesting municipal contest, which to decide who shall represent the C.lt> In the Council for the ensuing fiscal year. It has already been shown thai the people are tired of the present man? agement of affairs, arid think that more ennnonilcal ntlihlnlgti-nllnn, of the city government would be preferable, ii Is now plain to nil that a bitter flghl will be made between the ins ami the people or the City. The tight over the election of a City Treasurer will also be hotly con;- sted. Charles vv\ Thomas, the Incumbent, who baa held the office for three successive t< rms, is a c indi? cate for re-election, nnd is very popu? lar. He will 1"- opposed by Captain K V. Wnrtbiim, one of the lu st know:: and popular citizens of Roanoke. TWO DEATHS. Mrs. Mary Richmond, wife of .lame:; Richmond, of Third street northeast, died at her homo at 8 o'clock Saturday morning. She was a member of Leo Street Methodist Church, and n lady of i rare Christian character and sweetin us of disposition. She was :i;i years of age. Her husband, who Is connected with Pntogni Brothers, and one child sur? vive her. The funeral services were hold at the Lee Street Church at 2;30 o'clock Sunday afternoon, Rev. M. P. Marsh officiating. The Ladies' Aid Society of the J.ee Street Church attended in a body. J. Clack Williamson, son of Nancy C nnd the late William L. Williamson, died Saturday afternoon at the home of his mother, near the city, aged 20 years. He was a popular and promising young fellow nnd ids untimely end is much to bo lamented. The funeral wan held from the residence at H o'clock nnd (he remains W< re laid to rest In tho family burying ground. The pall-bear? ers wer.-- Messrs. Clack Nelms, Charles Nohns. William Bass, Mayor Woods. .Tenner Wniker, Clayton Hart, Goorce Ellis and .1 il :? Huff. BRIEF MENTION. A marriage which will take place in tills city in tie- near future, end which will be ef Interest to the many* frli ndn of the contracting parties, will be that of Miss Carrie llawkos, daughter of Captain Haul;..:, of West Campbell avenue, nnd Hal Armstrong, formerly of Roanoke, but now of Richmond, where be Is connected with Hie lt.. h lilond Locomotive W el s. Chief of Police Dyer, who In Inter ll lug himself In finding homes for child? ren who are orphans or whoso parents are unnble to take enre of them, said yesterday that ho bad had npplic.iti.ma for six. One applicants wants a color? ed boy between the ages of f> and 10 years. lie says bo has six or seven on hand, from tho age of c, down. A letter was received in Ronnoko yes? terday from Walter P< dig >, sti rtogi i h ? or for General FHsshugh Lee. stating that H. E. Stewart, of this city, w is in Havana nnd had called on G ill ll I.ec. A lar.tre force of men will soon p"> lo work on n proposed branch of tho W Virginia Central railroad, to Trav I ler's Repose, twenty-five miles west i ( Monterey, the county Bent of Highland county, Va. Two Thousand Bot= tics ol "Hyomei." The New Cure for Bron? chitis, Catarrh, d ids, Coughs and Asthma. To Bo Given Away Absolutely Without Chaivjft at the Dftitj Store oi' Burrow, Martin & Co. Bepinainf: Monday. March 13. and Contin? uing One Week. Free Treatments ol the Remedy Will Also lie Given. This ii Not a Newspaper Dis? tribution, Control!, a by (he Manufacturer, i.*ut an I Jontit Test Conducted by a Reputable Dru^piit. tnbt,7-2t Colored Troops Expected to Arrive From Santiago, Will I>l?riMbnrl(<>?l und !ln*(01IC?I out or Town-Murderer lirnyton Allied tu Kscnpo?Rnllrond v. m. c. A.- Democratic Rally? Briefs, Newport Now?, Vn., March 13.?The Eighth Illinois Regiment, of colored volunteer infantry, will arrive here to m ttow night or Wednesday morning directly from Santiago, where -the troops have been doing garrison duty since tho cessation of hostilities. The Chesapeake and Ohio railroad of? ficials received notification yesterday that the transport Sedgwlck, formerly the Chester, sailed from Santiago for Newport News Friday night. The voy? age can ordinarily be made In four days. 1 he Eighth Illinois is a larger regl m< ut than the Twenty-third Kansas, which passed through Newport News I . d .\. .?;>. It has 1*182 men and P> oill ci i s. All of the officers are colored. As soon as the troops arrive they will bo supplied with winter uniforms and under clothing by the quartermaster at Port Monroe. Lieutenant ClOke, who forwarded u. quantity of supplies here to have them in readiness for the troops on their arrival. The supplies will be lightered out to the ship and It Is believed that the soldiers will be sent into the pier on lighters. < in< e ashore the troops w ill not be allowed to tarry long and will be hus? tled abonrd the cars immediately. The train which will take them to Chicago will be made up Of three sections and will go straight through to Its desti nal Ion. DRAYTON HAD AN ACCOMPLICE. Th< re i.; n ? dbubt now'in the minds of Clly Sergeant Mllstead and the po? lice that Andrew Dray ton. the negro -murderer who escaped from the?pot? house several days ago with a fully de? veloped case of smallpox, had ah ac? complice. Several days ago the finding of the prisoner's leg shackles near Lee Hall was rep irtcd, and now it is learn? ed that the Irons were found locked to B< tie r In link-fashion, Ti-.i.s would in dli ate that the prisoner had an accom who furnished him with a key that Ills the Irons. Near t! i shackles was also found a revolver case. railroad T. M. C. A. here. State Secretary Coulter, of the Young Men's Christian Association, In his an? nual report, comments as follows on the proposed organization of a railroad branch of the association In this city: "General Manager tleo. \V. Stevens, of the Chesapeake and Ohio railway, has asked that ah investigation bo made nt Charlottesvilto and Newport News, and report be made to him. This will be done soon, and wo hope organ? ization may bo effected at one or both of these points." Demi ?Oratio rally. The Newport News Democratic Club will hohl ;i "grand rally" at Moss' Hall on Twenty-eighth street to-morrow night for the purpose of discussing the spring campaign nnd tho various can? didates running for office. Now- that the campaign Is well under way the Newport News Democratic Club Is determine l to take a hand and to-morrow night's meeting Is expected to bring Interesting revelations In a political way. told IN A paragraph. The work of registering the voters cf llaui|>ton war. completed Friday, but those who failed to register last week ? in do *o by a| plying to the registrar any time between now and May loth. The total registration tip to Friday was ; .ico. The Newport News Bar Association , will give a complimentary banquet at Hotel Warwick Thursday evening In honor of Judge Blnckstono, of the Cir? cuit Court. This will be a swell affair, and those who are fortunate enough to attend will not forget It. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Ollllnm have ls -21l?i! Im llaj j oa Cat ?lg Diarrjage of their daughter. Miss Klsie. to Mr. Thos. J. Smith. The ceremony will take place on the morning of Thursday, March 23, at tlio Chestnut Avenue Methodist Church. Lev. M. 8. Colonnn, Jr., will cilleiale. The hospital ship Missouri, which ar? rived at Savannah Saturday from Ha? vana, brought among other sick sol? diers Private Harry S. Parrish, of the Huntington Rides, who Is suffering with pnralyeifl of the right hand. Ilnuipileii Klitnry < iiMric Hnmpdon-Sldni >', Vn., March 13.?The J Hampden-SSdney Dramatic Club will appear In the Farmvillc Opera House Friday nlghi in Its Initial production. ''The Private Secretary." The charac? ters nnd the men taking part hre: Mr- Cnttormolc, a rich East Indian, . c. I>. Herndon Douglas Cnttormolc, his nephew, . E. E. Hooker Mr. Marshland, a county squire,. . T. Gllllam Hairy Marshland, Iiis nephew-. .Ii. L. Stophenson Gibson. a tailor . S. K. Given Rev. Robert Spnulding, the secre? tary .lohn E, Lowery Knox, a bailiff . George Fitzgerald Edith, Mr. Marshland's daughter. .J. J. Davis Eviti Wobst? r, companion to Edith. .J. P. Winn Mrs. Stead, n landlady..11. R. Houston Miss Ash ford, a spinster_T. C. Jones The baseball leant was organized last week temporarily, there being many changes which will have to be made. The team this year promises to be bet? ter than last year's team, nnd schedules have been mad > with the Ynle Law School, Maryland Agricultural College nnd Roan ke College. A I.lie Hnvcr's Peril. Gloucester Courthouse, Vn? March 13. ?Mr. Statesman Roonc, who so bravely rescued from drowning in the Ware river last summer, Miss Mary Byrd Dlinmock and her guests, the Misses Arn.1st. ad. barely escaped the same devouring waves himself lately. Mr, ftoanc was taking Mr. Curtis James' oyster canoe across the river when the boat sunk. Ho caught an oar. but I sank twice before Mr. !3elie Willfams, who was oystcrlng near him, could reach the scene. Mr. Roane was drawn Into Mr. Williams' boat in an uncon? scious condition, but was soon restored. Brief Items of Interest Picked Up Here and There. Mrs. Mary Ann Giflord tiled in Ful tanvlllc, N. Y., last week, aged SO years. She was well known throughout Vir? ginia, especially in Staunton and Rich? mond. Sho was a daughter of the great Richmond lawyer, Chapman Johnson, and lived in Staunton for many years. She was related, too, to the Brecken rldges, Wrens and falletts. Arrangements are being made to have a central telephone office In the far famed Burk's Garden, which is ten miks I ?ng and five miles wide, nnd is regarded as one of the richest sections iu all this country, to connect with the central office at Tazewcll. To-day the nuptials of Mies Myrtle Dlnwlddlc, a popular young lady, daughter of Mr. W. M. Dlnwlddlc, ot Bedford City, and Mr. W. J. Phillips will be solemnized at the home of the bride at high noon. The Democrats of Montgomery coun? ty have made the following nomina? tions: Commonwealth's Attorney. Wm, II. Coldoun; County Clerk, (.'. A. Bract ; Circuit Clerk, Cant. H. D. Wade; Treasurer. W. M- Dunkle; Sheriff, J. K. I Iowa; d. The Board cf Managers of the itaii road Young Men's Christian Associa? tion at Clifton Forge has extended n call to Mr. S. D. Weeks, secretary of the Y. M. C A. at Sunburg, l ern., to be;-.mie secretary secretary of the Y. M. C. A. there. An unknown man was killed by a freight train near Uow Moor, on th? Chesapeake and Ohio railway. Saturday morning. It Is supposed he became confused by the approaching train, ns ho was : en tu stii' In front of It Just before the train tea. bed hliO. Ills head was so badly mangled as to be un rccognika bio. lion. George Hardy, Superinten? dent o* Public Schools at Lunenbiirg County, who, has been suffering with n stroke of paralysis, is Still in a critical condition. Work has been commenced on a large l wharf at Shepherd's Warehouse, on the J Mnttaponl river, near West Point. John R. Dull, an employe of the Smith Fuel Company, of what city, while engaged Saturday In training a v. ting inulo, received a severe kick from the animal, and Sunday died from tin ffects of the wound, lie leaves n Wife and several children. Charles Armentrout, an aged and re? spected citizen of Hampton, Is in ex? tremis, the result of a spell of hic? coughing, with which lie has been suf? fering- for the past two days. The summer school of methods for Virginia white teachers will be hold at Roanoke this year. Miss Sarah l'.la nkenshln. a most worthy and highly respected young woman of Bedford City, died on Thurs? day nigh! after a very brief illness, from meningitis. The Council of the city of Rad ford has grant i to B. Lniighon and D. D. Hull, of Pulhskl, a twenty year frnn . hlse for a telephone system at Hnd ford. The system will be put in opera lb n without delay. pl?tches. Thorr- i;; only one cure for Contagious Blood Poison?t he disease which luv.i completely baffled the doctors. They are totally unable to cure it , und direct their efforts toward bottling the poison up in tho blood and concealing it from view. B. S. S. cures tlio disease puni? tive!)- and pi rmanently by forcing out every traee of the taint. I was afflicted with a trrrlblo Mood dl"on?o. Which was In Bpots at llrst, but afterward* spread nil over my body. Th< sesoon broke nut Into K'lr.'T. and it is easy in Imagine the Buttering l endured. Before l he. c i ma convinced that the do'-:<.i.ul do no good, 1 had B|ient n hundred dollars, which was really thrown away. I then ft i; tried various patent medicines, but they old - '.'5 not reach the disease, ? -/? ii' \Mo-n I had finished my fP&P ,ln" botllo of s. S. sh. I ? / I wail greatly Improved und was delighted with the rr?u!'. Tlie largo ri l splotches <>n my r'.-.i st began U? trow paler and smaller, and before Ions uTsnuneared enttrcly. t regained my lost weight, V'-Hme stronavr. nnd my ?p pettte greatly Improved, I was soon cutit*iy well.nnd inv skin es clear as a pin.t glass. 11. 1?. MYERS, 10(1 MuIU-rry St., Newark, N. J. Don'l <i !str? y all possible chance of n cure by i-king the dttfctor's treatment of mercury and potash. These minerals cause the hair to fall out, nr.d will wrcek tin; entire system. ?S Q. ? fftLui r] Sz$z fc*?c fesP? i ?L3 O W ? li in pdbki.y vkosTAKLK, nnd is the only blood remedy guaranteed tocontain iivj potash, !:?? rcury, <>r other mineral. Books on the disease and its treat? ment nuiil d frco by Swift Specific Com? pany, Atlanta, Georgia. CAKl&KOi HH,YTI.B HlVER . |pii p.i :. ,"? i-t? y> si ; ^ t.i O. fa B>v Hmdaeiioand i-olteTaaSI the Iraibtea Inet? rter.t t.. ut'Utotu Mtatncftlio ayM?m.i>uch a lii.viia ?.. aa, |)r:j? Dtatre?,* r.ftir eating, l'alu la tbo Bide. >\c. Wklhf IheirHwtot reiaukat.lt?s m c .i liiul In es allow 11 ia cut:::.; noadache, yet Carter"? MUto IJvor rni? nra equally valuahtoinGoiinlttiation.ci ring and pr?. venting luiaat noyil:ffc6iup)r.tnt, while tin y .dsn correct atliliaunl ra?iTtUo?l iu ich,stlniiilatotn<) Urcr and rcguialn lliobovrebi. Eron If Uwyools HbAD Id boolaioM prlceh :?.! irhOOII TT 'lirle ' able in >o many wa ling to do ?1 about: > those wtin ; bill forHS iI<kc iiotftriil !i.*re.aii>i tho&o ;i thoM lltMopillavahi ?tar.: they will not hn wll Din. Hut after oil tick Lead uiyllres tbal hcrAlawbera ? uut. OurpltUcuraitwbik) I1; tlieonro e rramakaour e^lii:r? <1 1 Carl 1 lib Liver Plllaaro very ?mall and v<>ry en?y !.. tal -s. One ot .?.>; Ilia niakon <1 ? >eo. Xb?y ara strictly n ilabSo and <lo n : 1ot j".:v-. but by tlielrgeulloacttoa pleaaaall who tuothaut, Inylnl :.t_'< oautat Ava for $t. oold by dm;i ovoi j v. tisre, or ?< :.i by mall. CARTER MEDICiflE CO., New York. yi Mte*. MA ^JpSfca THE ACHES AHO MPAINS OF RHEUMATISM \w*V?^? / Fl?w away l'kc snow un i<r- /? der the '. arm ravs of * VA'ai^&i. t,MS sun by tho uso of ^^KaBjioni mn Rnoumorc cure. The old nurse's Sure Cure for Rheuma? tism. Not .1 patent medicine, but a pure? ly vegetable compound carefully pre? pared. Established ImIO. Aunt Mary'a Rheumatic Cure improves the digestion, builds up tho shuttered system, and neutrullrca the acid condi? tion of the blood. The principle cause of rheumatism. PRICK FOR A LARCH 1 iOTT I U.K. ?1.00. if you suffer front tho torture of It lieu tnalKlli we will make you this offer for a short time only. Cut this card out and send It,With $1.25, In a registered letter, or with postal money order, and we will send y u (express prepaid) ,lai-';e ^:;:t> olio dol? lar trial bottles of Aunt Mary's llheumal Ic Cure, which will cure any severe ease of rheumatism. As this only pays tho ox prCSsagO, cost of Ingredients, packing, etc. only Iwj trial bottles will bo sent to one- address at tb's price. Address MARY Mil.I.Kit CO., ncr, s. Eighth st.. I'b ladelphia. i'a. Hor sale by liurrOW, Martin & Co., I'M Main st . Norfolk. Va.; Jerome P. Carr, cor. Court and County sts.. 1'orlstnouth, Va. fe?C-2w* JOHN 0. GflMftGE ESTABLISHED 1355. Sewer and Well Pipe BRICK TILE ALL SIZES. Lime, Cements, Piaster, Bricks, Laths, Hair, Shingles, Flooring Etc WOOL-SIDE'S WHARF NORFOLK, VA. Cooke, Clark & Co., SasIT Doors and Blinds HARDWOOD MANTELS, TILES AND GRATES' DUII DERS' HARDWARE, PAINTS. OILS AND GLASS. S4 Commercial Place and 87 Roanoko Avenue J. \V. DAMAGE. "V7. .V. WALLER, UK & WILES, Headquarter for Foreign and Domestic Cement, Lime. Piaster. BUCKS. Scwcr and Chimney Pip;, Laths, Shingles, &c Oiiics and warehouses 12 V0 18 PLUME ST Near tin Brid^:. NORFOLK, VA CONTRACTORS AiND BUILDERS. In tbe market frr T.'me. Port lind or American Cement Plas? ter, Hair. Chimney ripe Fire ltiieli. Kith or Shingles. See ua before you buy. We are solu agents for Acme Ci mcnt Pias? ter New Nc. U3 Water street. BATCHEL DER & COLLINS, Hair Preparations! EATJ DK QUININE D. M. & CO. GOo PINARD'S EAU DE QUININE.40o COUDRVS EAU DE QUININE.40c. COKE S DANDRUFF CURE . 70o AYER'8 HAIR V1GPR .71o HALL'S HAIR RENEWER . 7Jo SEVEN BISTERS HAIR GROWER.. 3So I.VOX'S KATHAIRU .40c. Prices on all Patent Medicines at Ilka prices. Borrow. 118 ft 296 MAIN ST. floods delivered free in Portsmouth, Borkley and Atlantic City. Beware if Imitations tho 5 Y&kss&rsMre L. LAN?BALtt-, ICE CREAMPARLOR -AND WHOLESALE IlllFBCT?BER We can furnish yen with n bettor nnd cheaper cream than it is possible to get elsewhere. Come nnd sample our cream Mid BCt prices and be convinced. CHURCH S5TREET. OPPOSITE HOLT. P.OTII PHONES, null-ood-tu.ui.th-tr HAPPINESS VS. MISERY. Dr. Chareofs Tonlo Tablets, the great Parisian remedy. Is n. KUaranieed euro for the Drink Habit; also nervousnet;3 and melancholy caused bl' over Indulgence. IT DESTROYS TUE APPETITE Hort ALCOHOLIC nnd nil Intoxicating llovtr. neos, nnd leaves man n.i bo Hhould be. It can bo udmmistered without the linowi. tilifo of tho patient whore necessary. Send for pamphlet. WALKE, MARTIN & GRAY, Solo AroiiIs, corner Water 6treet nnd Itoanokfl avenue. Norfolk. Vs. mrl*-tu. fr ' I \ VI'. VOt: Sore Throat. Pimples, Cop pcr-Colored Spot*. Aohe?. Old Hores. Ul? cers In Mouth, Hair Falling'/ Write COOK REMEDY CO.. l?<7 MASONIC TEMPLE, iro, III., for proofs of cures. Capital, join.i Worst cases cured in 15 to ::J d.ii.i. 100-piiKe bool: free. Jul-ly JOSEPH JONES, Auctioneer, The Balance of .. ly Stock of Carpets and Furniture at Auction Without Keserve 'Wednesday, March IStft. Beginning at ten o'clock, morning. Sale will continue on Thursday if any goods remain. Several thousand dollars worth of my choicest stock is here. It is at the mercy of bidders. All of it must go and the chance of a lifetime is here. Your own price, but spot cash and a substantial deposit at time of sale. Those having homes to furnish may well come from adjoining states to this peremptory sale. No reserve. No by-bidding. A sharp closing of all unsold stock, then the store to be closed. CHURCH STREET, OPPOSITE BT? PAUL'S CHURCH. JOSEPH vJOfNSElS, Auctioneer.