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NEWS FROM RICHMOND AND OTHER PARTS OF VIRGINIA.
Investigating Maryland Depredators in Virginia Waters. THE PUBLISHERS ADJOURN A Pntbella Story nn Tolrt by Fntlier of Virginia Volunteer ? Interest* Ins Meeting of Confcitcrnto morlal Noclety?Rnprcma Court t'nan-Norfolk mict Wo*toru v*. Olil Coniluloo BniiciiKO t'oluimny. I (Special to Virginian-Pilot) Richmond, Va., March 23.?Governor Tyler had a caller to-day who told a story of deepest pathos, and one which had many of the characteristics of fic? tion, save that it was true. The Governor's caller was Mr. C. F. Hall, an old man who resides near Montnellcr, in Hanover county. He Is now well advanced In years. His figure is bent with ase, and his hard hands Indicate that labor has also helped to bow his once erect form. The clothes he wore were old, and faded; bnt they looked neat, becuuso of being so well patched. The old man came to tell the Gov? ernor the story of his son's death, and ask for help in obtaining money due him from the United Stales Govern? ment as Iiis son'it heir. For the old man's son was a soldier, even us his fathers, was a gallant mem? ber uf Page's Hanover Battery In the Confederate army. The young man, Thomas Hall, came to Richmond to live several years ago, and after working here, went to Petersburg. Ho had re? sided there and in Chesterfield county up to the time of tho outbreak of the war last spring. When the call for troops came the young fellow < ould not reslKt the martial spirit burning within him and enlisted in Company K. Fourth Regiment, formerly the A. P. Hill Rl fles, of Petersburg. Ho wont t" Jack? sonville with his reaiment, and not long after rcnchlng there was taken ill and sent to the Seeon,; Division Hospi? tal. After several weeks he became con? valescent, and was given a KO-day fur? lough, with leave to come home. He came to Petersburg and spent some time with friends in that vicinity, be? fore going to his father's home in Han? over. But some lime In October, before he had been able to go to Hanover to Bee his parents, he was in tho weeds in Chesterfield watching Borne men fell a tree. A limb struck him on the head. Five day8 Inb r be died. He was buried In Petersburg. Nobody notified the old parents of the denth of ihoir boy. They thought until a few days ago that he was In Cuba with the Fourth Regiment, and wore eagerly looking forward to the time when he would come home with his regiment. Three or four days ago, the new,; came in on indirect way the death of their boy,,five months befi re. The old couple we re prostrated. The father went to Petersburg and Chesti r flehl county. The death of his son was easily verified. Then he came lb Rich? mond ' 1 Govt rnor Tyler regarding obtaining from lite War D 'partmont about $50 pay du his son at the Lime of ltls death. Mr. Hall said ho was very poor, and that the amount would be a godsi ml t i him. Governor Tyler was very deeply in? terested i:. the Btory, and promised the father t,> do all in his power to secure the money ?ine tho dead soldier's drs. THE OYSTER SEIZURE DISPUTE. Mr. B. T. ('.unter, Commonwealth's Attorney Of ATCOTnack county. \\.i I.i see the Governor yesterday and gave him a f?ll account of tho re.-en: selssur of the Water Lily .and the Minnie Es telle, and their crews, by the Vlrginln police boat in Tantyler Sound. Mr. Gunter admits the boats were in Mary land waters when soi-/.ed. but ho holds there Is no doubt that the crews had been taking oysters In Virginia waters, and were pursued across the boundary line. The boats are owned In Maryland. All the crew save two have been relCnS tl. Those are held for trial In t)e> Countj Court of Accomack. The vessels arc also ludd awaiting condemnation pro? ceedings. Governor Lowndcs, of Mary? land, has demanded the release of the men and vessels. Governor Tyler Is doubtful of Ma power to set free the men, at least, as their rare is now In tho hands of the county. Mr. Gunter and Attorney General M mi igue had n long conference regarding this point. Tho decision of the latter will be an? nounced In a day nr two. CONFEDERATE MUSEUM. An interesting meeting of the Confed? erate Memorial Literary Society was held at noon to-day. 'Mrs. Anne Grant presiding. Much routine business car, transacted and highly satisfactory re? ports were submitted by the various committees. The mosl Important of these was from the Comitteo Which he cently conferred with linn. J. Taylor Ellyson, of the Executive Commltl ? of the Confederate Memorial Literary A soclation, and tho Bel Of resolutloni f mulated were unanimously adopt) These will lie presented to the r tlve Committee at its next meetlt Various valuable gifts were reported. After the meeting tho gcntlemi n Southern Press Association were con Orlppo and influenza invariably loavg tho r.ycterja With a bad v.nu -'ii. For such Dr. John W. lit?l's Cough Syrup la highly recommended. This won? derful rornocly p;ivo3 relief nb once, conquere tho worst, ronprli overnight nnd noon effects a thorough euro. COUCH SYRUP Cures grippe and Influenza. Pom ore sraall auA plengsat to take. JJoctors xec?Aifcrtud lu "nice ?5 eta, ML aU drv?itt?. ducted through the Museum under es? cort of At r. Henry Lee Valentine and Mr. John Stewart Bryan. SUPREME COURT. Norfolk nnd Western Railway Co. vs. Old Dominion Baggage Co. Argued by F. S. Kirkpatrlck, for plaintiff In er? ror, and Caskie & Coleman, for defend? ant in error, and continued until to? morrow. The next cases to be heard are Amer? ican Net and Twine Co. vs. Mayo, No. 04, and Eld red vs. Eld red, No. 67, PUBLISHERS ELECT OFFICERS. The Southern Publishers* Association reconvened thin morning with Presi? dent Ochs in the chair. The first busi? ness transacted was the election of officers for the ensuing year. Colonel C. O'U. Cowardln. of tho Richmond Dispatch, the vice-president, was unanimously elected president. Mr. Leland Rankln, of the Nashville American, wan elected vice-president; Mr. A. R. Holderby, Jr., of the Rich? mond Times, was made secretary and t rcasurcr. The following directors were then elected: C. P. J. Mooncy, Memphis Commercial-Appeal; L. J. Brooks, Jack? son (Tcnn.) Whig; Oeorge W. Ochs, Chattanooga/rimes; S. S. Nottingham. Norfolk Landmark, Clark Ho well, At? lanta Constitution; R. M. Johnsen, Houston Post, and .T. C. Hemphil), Charleston News and Courier. EVENING PAPERS ELIGIBLE. The following resolution was offered, and after considerable discussion, was ordered to lie on th" table until ths u- xt semi-annual meeting: l:. solved. That the by-laws of tli!:-: association bo and are hereby so amended that evening papers taking the Associated Press news shall be eligible to membership. RESOLUTIONS OF THANKS. Tho association then adopted by un? animous vote resolutions of thanks to th<? Richmond rrr'K and commercial bedien and to tin- people of the city for courtesies shown: and to the retiring president, Mr. Ochs, for his sustained I Interest and unceasing efforts in per- | footing the organization and mnklng It responsive to the demands lhat sug? gested Its formation. NEXT MEETING PLACE. After snmn discussion it was decided to meet next year in the city of New Orleans, and the association then ad? journed sine die. to meet at the call of the president within about six months In the city designated. The assoclatl in was then taken In charge by represen? tatives of th? Chnmber et" Commerce and Young Men's Business Association of the elty and shown tho various points of Interest in Richmond. TOWN OF SUFFOLK The One Handed Murderer Sent on to Court. Ifter Taking l,llo He linn Krconrno la Cigarette* ? Nlgi:i?l Service Kronen?A Hum .Heering or CM (a j.eiiM ?Personal. (Special to Virginian-Pilot.) Suffolk. Ya., March 2!?.?Will Scott, the one-handed slayer of Tom Jones, g. ea on to court for Indictment, and Is held without bail. Ho now lies In a murderer's cell of the county Jail to await the convention of a grand Jury. Scott's chances of stretching a hang? man's rope are extra fine. Acting Coroner Eley continued the inquisition at 9 o'clock this morning, lie acted In the dual capacity of dron er and Justice. The Jury found that Jones came to his death at the hands of Will Scott, and that the murder was Willful, malicious and premeditated. JONES LAID A WAY. The victim was buried about 1 o'clock this afternoon. The family is In desti? tute circumstances and the burial ex? penses wenrstood by the county. Tho Interment was near the south, i n sub? urbs. His Widow is an invalid and the means at hand for the support of her? self and two young children are very limited. The evidence against the prisoner at the inquisition was very strong. Th tro wero half a dozen wltnc ses, three while and three colored. The testi? mony was punctuated with Interroga? tories from Jurors Rltldlck and Gra? ham, who caused witnesses to elucidate and explain. THE EVIDENCE. Richmond Cosley: "l was standing inside the store door; Scott put his hand on Jones' shoulder, l didn't see, any knife, nor hear cursing nor threats. Janes said, 'Don't cut me; I haven't done anything.' Jones started to fall after being stabbed, it.* cried, 'Hold mo tip!' I told them to lay him down. He was dying." THE MURDERER SMOKED. C. P. McRac: "We were down at Mr. Sidney Wllklns' store. Tie re had been some words between Scott and other men there. Jones wasn't in that. Jones naked If any of the mill boys1 were hi it. Scott cursed and asked Jones what he had to do with it. Jones was not trying to pick a fuss. Scott raid. 'I'll punch your-ribs out.' He threw the stump arm about Jones' heck and stabbed him with the other. That was in Ttullnek's store. "Scott coolly stepped across the dy Ihg man's bo ly and got some cigar? ette-, i think it was a cent's worth. Jones was n right good fellow. Scott was almost drunk." Beanny .'.' ore: "I clerk in the store. I was by tho show-ease. Scott said, 'Let's talk.' and put an arm about Jones' shoiltdcr. Jones lagged bad: and said. 'Let mo alone." Jones wasn't quarrelsome. After the killing Scott bought some cigarettes. Sorriebody told Willie Leo to hold Jones up." JONES JUMPED WHEN STRUCK. John L. Johnson: "1 don't know any of these men, bist I saw everything. I took a drink with two men. George Smith asked s tott for a draw from his cigarette. Scott raid. 'If yon fool With me I'll take a draw from your heart.' Then they argued about who set 'em up last. When Scott struck the white man the cut man Jumped two feet high. I told Officer Barden a man was cut to death, lie didn't arrest him. I didn't see the knife when It was used, 1 raw Scott have It in Wllklhs' store. It was a white handled knife, and 1 believe it had a blade in each end. Tho white man had been drunR early in tho evening, but was getting ?better. Scott had been drinking. He tidd mo he felt bad, and had drunk nearly a gallon." Jesse Stay lor: "I cleric in Mr. Cross" store. f^'ott came in and' bought a drink. IrV said, "If any man bothers me I'll fix him.' That was about thirty minutes after the killing." THE- ORIGINAL, Mit. JONKS. R. H. Jones, a young man with foot? ball hair and a lace like a tragedian, was sworn. Ho was the brightest wit? ness at the inquest. Jones said: "I wont down from the place I board to Mr. Sidney Wllklns' store just before S o'clock on a matter of business. Jones and Scott were there. Scott used bois? terous language. Jones staggered about, but was not abusive. I didn't give thorn much attention at that time. Jones went into Bullock's store- Scott followed him. I saw the light reflect on bright metal In Scott's hand, which was held by his side in a suspicious manner. 1 suppose It was his knife. I didn't see the cutting. After it hap? pened 1 tried to ring up police head? quarters and the city physician, but couldn't get them. "When 1 saw Jones he had no use of his vocal chords. He was speechless, He drew a few long breaths and died. Jones seemed to be ah Inoffensive. Jolly hind of a men. Scott were a sarcastic expression?you might say he had a Mephistophcllan countenance." Juror A. A. Rlddick?"I understood you to say your name v an Jones. The man killed was named Jones. Will yon please state whether you are related to the victim?" Witness?"You understood me cor rcctly, sir; my name's Jones. I once met another man who was called Jones. Bui I'm of it different breed. I belong to the original family Tot Joneses." the PRISONER. Scott was brought Into the court and given a sent In a corner- He wore a defiant look. He declined to testify, saying ho remembered nothing about the affair. SIGNAL SERVICE BRANCH. Hereafter the Suffolk postofflce Is :-? Ing to do a little business along the ilignal service line. Colonel L. T. Har? per to-day had notice from tho depart? ment saying that warnings of ap? proaching storms, disastrous changes In tho weather, etc-, would be tele? graphed the postofflce In future, so that tho general public might have notice in time to prepare. PLENTY CHEAP. r. IT. Dillnrd to-day conveyed to Mnry Dlllard the following property for 5-50: One buggy, ! gun, S hogs, 201 chickens and all the household nnd kitchen furniture and farming imple mi nts where they live. <:. w. Nurney ot ux. to T. Jackson Kley, a lot on the west side of Clay street; ?200. WAITING FOR AN OPINION. The nttorr.eys from Stiff.ilk who were engaged in arguing the Camp-Wilson case before r,-.,- Court of Appeals yes? terday, returned home last night. Law? yer James L. McLemore, who repre? sented Camp, opened and closed, using an hour and twenty-five minutes. Judge Ii. H. Raw lea and Lawyer Lee Brltt occupied an hour and forty minutes in the middle. The opinion will be ren? dered Thursday of next week. AN HOUR LATER. Owing to the Inability of many Indien to come at s, because or church ser? vices, the mass-meeting at the now armory to-morrow night will he called to order at 0 o'clock. Its purpose Is to arrange a reception for Suffolk vol? unteers when they come home. hi:k;-: and there news. The Afternoon Reading Club will come together, to-morrow at 3:30 p. in., With Mrs. r. Harry Butler, IS Franklin Colonel Thomao J. Wright, of the auditing department; Seaboard Air Lim-, Portsmouth, visited Stlffoik friends for - short time tb-day. The Daughters of the Confederacy will have an Important meeting Easter Monday with Mrs. Arthur Wo i'ord, IT.? Main sin et. Mr. Frank Nicholson, of Norfolk, eatie- this afternoon to stay a short time with Suffolk relatives. Mr. E. R. Roberts, of the Roberts Drug Company, returned this afternoon from a few days' slay in Gated county. N. C. County Clerk W. Tom Cross, of Gates county, x. C. was in Suff.dk to-day. There is a rumor around his home that Mr. Cross may soon become a benedict. Tie is one of tho most distinguished looking men of his county. .? diooner Damlotta & Joanna, Wal? lace. wlii< a brought Ice here from Bath, Me., for the Shoop-Withers Company, cleared to-night for Lambert's Point, 1 light. I The street force was to-day engaged in repairing Main street. Mrs. 1>. N". Farnoll is ill tit her homo, No. Rank street. Mr. J. T. Parker, one of the popular SUFFOLK ADVERTISEME'TS ?VrOTICB OF dTsSOLUTION. ? THE i. i public will plense take notice that the firm heretofore conducting the lum? ber bin !n< s under the firm name of the NANSEMONT) LUMBER COMPANY, of which tho Individual members were c. J. Dor.nCfl J. ii. Stewart nnd P. II. Bear.-, lias i. ?. day been dissolved by mutual . ,: tent, the rtiid l*. H.Peans hereby withdrawing frsm said firm. The sa.'d C. .i Dennis and J. ii. Stewart lake all the assets and property of the said tirm. j.,. . ; :<?,..ne nil the debts due by said llrin. Witness our hands tho 29th day of Muri h, C. J. DENNIS, J. ii. STEWART, P. 11. DEANS. Wo hereby nltlfy our friends that wo will skill continue the lumber business as heretofore under tho firm name ?r the NA-NSl-JMON'D LUMBER COM IV NY. March 2>, 1S39. C. J. DENNIS, J. h. STEWART. I take pleasure ^n recommending tho above firm to the full confidence ctf the publ . March 29, IM*. mhS0-0l _P. H. deans. T710R MAYOR TOWN OP BUFiPOLK? C JUNH S T. PARKER, subject to l. ..... ratlc Primary. Will fight to a fin? ish. mhW-tf fjl rut RE-ELECTION AS MAYOR J? Town of Suffolk?R L. BREWER, Jr. Subject to Democratic Primary. inhl2-tt mayoralty candidates, visited Norfolk to-day. .Mis. Clarendon Williams, of Ports? mouth, is in Suffolk aa the truest of her sister, Mrs. C. W. Nurney, Kllby and Clay streets. Miss Phoebe Jones will leave to-mor? row for Klon College, N'. C, to Bpcnd Easter with Miss Holland. Mrs. Frank A. Rcnnott. i<s visiting her parents. Hon. and Mrs. J. K. Hooker, on Saratoga street. Judge ft. II. Rawlcs was last night chosen delegate, and Captain A. P. Comer alternate to represent the loeal Odd Fellows at the Grand Lodge meet? ing In Lynchburg next May. - Read dissolution notice of Nanscmond I.umher Company, beginning in this Is? sue. It Is understood that the Lebanon Chain Works Co.. of Lebanon, Pa., has determined to enlarge Its plant in the near future. Abraham C. Campbell and others, of Iron ton, Ohio, have firmed a company to build a bridge over the Ohio river at this point. Messrs. James McKay & Co., of Pltts burg, may possibly remove their ch ilr factory to a site where larger buildings can bo erected. The Genera! Welfare Avancbuion. of Jackson, Mich., Is considering tin qu tlon building a beet sugar factory in or near that city. The Improvements being made to the brass foundry at \\ Itkesbnrro. Pa., In? due a brick structure toxin Let, with an annex 40x3" feet. To satisfy the demand for grey cheek suitings we plncnd a second Import or d They are ready for your Inspec? tion this week, Rudolphl & Wallace. ::u:t Main street. Our line of stick Pins is the largest to bo found in the city, .and at way down prices. Till': GALE JEWELRY CO. Norfolk \mn Works, GBO. W. DUVAL & CO., SO. 13 WATER STREET. NORFOLK. ENGINES. UOILERS. SAWMILL and all kinds of machinery of the most im? proved patterns. Also rep.airing .it the shortest notice. Particular attention to steamhoat work. DUVAI/8 PATENT BOILER T?BE FERRULES arc tho only perfect rem?<1y for leaky boll,.. lulfs. They ran be Inserted In a few minutes by any engineer, and aro war ranted to ?top leaks. SAW MILL, And Railroad Supplies, HARDWARE AND SHIP CHANDLERY "Giant" nnd "Glan* Planer," Leather Reitins. "Giant," "Granite," and "Shaw nut" Rubber Reifing. Acent for Knowlcs' Steam Pumping Machine. OCU-tf <> o ooo o o <> o o o o <r? o o <> I REEVES WOOD PULLEYS t <> ?WILL NOT? I J SLIPONTHESHAFT. ? o THE PORTER- McNEAL CO.?. ?> i IRWINS EXPRESS CO. 2i8Water St., Phone 6.Either ?\\m Wo haul anything to and from any where In the uiree cities. Boeclal facilities for hauling Safes Rollers rurnlture and Pianos. Lois filled and niiing wanted. Genuine JLj rter -j Li frlust Scar Signr4tf.r0 of Sco Fnc-Slm'ilc Wrappsr Iiclow. J Co lute as so gar. ! bAKI LlW FOB DIZZINESS. I[S QlTlflF pfl BILIOUSNESS. IIIS IW? I FOB TGliFID L!Vi:-.. FOB CONSTIPATION. ?0f!?ALLQV.' SKIN. FOa THE COMPLEXION (Cents! Puv-lJ- Ve?3tia>10vw>f?2Sw<S CURE SICK HEADACHE. iver M PILLS. \.-t^..-U. A VIRGINIA: IN THE CLERK'S OK. dco of the Court or Law and chun COPV of I ho city of Norfolk, on tho litli <iiiv of March. IS99, in vacation: M. L T. Davis and U. I >. Thomas, partners, trading as M. I* T. Davis St Company .Plaintiffs. vs. \V. C. Ixjvrlaro and Clay Keeney, partners trading as Lovelace & Koeney .Defendants, IX ASSUMPS1T. Tho object of Ulla tnilt Is to recover of tho said Lovelace &- Koeney a sum of money amount Ins to Three Hundred and Elfty Dollarn (1350.00), with interest 1 thereon from March Ulli. 1599, at six p..r centum per annum unt ! paid, owing by said Lovelace & Kceney I i ihe said M. L T. Davis Company, ; d now duo und ! uavablo to tlietn, and to attach certain property of said Lovelace <i;- Keeney in tho possession of the New Vdrk, Philadel? phia and Norfolk Railroad Company. Affidavit having b< n made that the sr.Sd \V. i'. Lovelace and Clay Koeney aro not residents of this state, the said \V, II. Lovelace and Clay Keeney aro >i reby required to appear In tho <'iork's office of tho Court of Law and Chancery of tho city "f Norfolk, Virginia, within II ft ecu (15) days after duo publication hereof, and to d?> what may be necessary to protect their Interest, and it !s or? dered that this order bo published and post< d according to law. a copy. Testo: JUNIUS A COLEMAN, Deputy Clerk. TIIOS. W. SHELTON, p. q. mhlG-ltaw-lw For Over Fifty Years MRS. WINSLOW'S. Soothing Syrup has been used for mlldren While teeth In?. It soullica tho child, aoftens. the nums, allays all puin, cures wind colic, ! egUlatcS tile Stomach und bowels, and It r.o best remedy lor diarrhoea. Twenty :'.vu cents a bottle Sola by all druceism tbrougbout tho world. A Grand Display I A Grand Store! -And just what you want can be found at JOHN B. LOUGHRAN'S PIONEER installment HOUSE, 3Iq and 321 Church Street. Headquarters for Housefurnishing Goods, REFRIGERATORS AND ICE BOXES. We handle the largest assortment of Refrigerators and lee r.oxrs to bo found In the city, which arc not? I v r thf.lr Ice saving qualities and dry nir circulation. No dampness m is tu re, they let i> everything pure and swt;U Come and seo them. C AE.Pi I AGES AND GO-CARTS of *.ho latest styles, both with regard to shape and upholstering. Prlce3 within the reach of every one. Call and examine'cheso goods before purchasing else? where. MATTINGS. Our full I nc of Fi l ing Mattings are open find ready f -r inspection. The lino contains all tho newest patterns and prettiest colorings at tlio lowest prices. All laid free of charge. Furniture ot 'Every Description, Carpets, Stoves, &c. JOHN B. LOUGH RAN. 319 and 321 CHURCH STREET. OE?. H, D?WES," V/HOLES ALB FRUITS. , 220 Water Street,