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THE NEWS OF NORFOLK OX PAGES TWO, THREE AND FIVE
WEATHER REPORT. Washington, April 20. Weather forecast fur Friday: Virginia and North Carolina?Pair Friday; fresh east to northeast winds; rains Suturday. Norfolli null Yicinitr WEATHER FORECAST FOR TO? DAY. Partly cloudy and warmer; possibly rain; brisk easterly winde;. TEMPERATURE, RAINFALL- AND HUMIDITY. Norfolk, Va., April 20, ISM. Maximum temperature . 01 Minimum temperature . M Normal temperature . 59 Departure from norni.il . 0 Departure since Jan. 1st.minus 111 Rainfall in past -1 hours.0 Rainfall since 1st of month .1.42 Mean humidity . 881 CALENDAR. Sun rises, 5:22 a. m.: sets, 6:16 p. m. TIDES. Norfolk?High water, T,:T>2 a. in. ami j fi:17 p. m.; low water, 11:57 a. m. and] 12:00 p. m. Old Point?High water. 5:31 a. m. andl 5:56 p. in.: low wat<r. 11:36 a. m. ami 11 ::::i p. m. IUI.II. SMITH At li-s r-si.lnee. Maple' n. Princess Anno county, Thursday, April 20th. at 10:15 Ii. m NAPOLEON .1. M. SMITH, in th< 52nd yoar of Iiis a*o. The run-rat will lake place Tills (Fri? day) AFTERNOON at l' o'clock from the Mission M. K. Church, Princess Anne county. Friends and acquaintances re Bpectfully invii.-d to attend. Monuments and Graveslone;. The select ton or a suitable memorial In marble or gran He can ba readily made from cur sleek, for we rairy tho largest assortment of finish? ed designs In the South. THE COUPER MARBLE WORKS A.11 I \r.Ui:.\ IN. IN A PERSIAN GARDEN. BENEFIT NUK'3K FUND -THE KINO'S DAUGHTERS. Y. m. C. A. U.M.I.. APRIL, 2?THi'3Si?. JAdmiss'oll ."'ft:' Reserved Boats.JSC. ap2l-fr, su. tu-3t ALDI I OklU.i \ HE?TRE". S K Cor. Nebraska and Union S-s .IAS m. RARTON_Prop, nnd Mnimger. WILEY HAMILTON.Amus'm't Director. Open every night In the year. Smoking Coteicrts. presenting a respectable, up to-Catc vaudeville entertainment. Miitl.iecs. Ti:es? Th?rs, nnd Bats at ? p. in. Evening performances continuous from s t'.u 12 Adm sslon, io. io and 25c. Ja22-ly .11 KU i IM. ?. E3. R. o. El. Members of NORFOLK LODGE No. 38, P.. P. i> ELKS, ar?- requested to assemble promptly at 7 o'clock THIS (Friday) 1 VlfNING for the ptiriiose of conferring the degree on newly elc led ciindldiitea. A A. O'NEILL, Esttlti d Ruler. W. R. LANCLKV. Secretary. H rit HE REGULAR ANNUAL MEET 1 !r.?; of the stockholders of TUB TWIN CITY PERMANENT RUILDINd ASSOCIATION OF NORFOLK, VA., will ho held nt Montlfiorc Hall, 201 Fenchureh sin !. WEDNESDAY, May 3rd, IMlil, lit S o'< I ck n. m. The following imondhtents lo the Con? stitution wilt tie submitted for the action or the stockholders at sai l meeting: ARTICLE II. Sc? I Line I. strike out th<- words "and shall pay an clllntl. f<.I I.*. cents per share." nnd Ins.rt In lieu He reel, the Words, "and shall pay an en? trance fee ?f M cents per share, hut 2.",] cciitw per share will be allowed such ' in mher upon redeeming shares," Sec. 2. Conimehc'nti on lino 3, strike out the words "but from and after that ;.. i 'e.d the holder of said paid up shares >oii! receive ids dividends in cash." S .v R. Commencing n line 6, strike out the words "nnd shall be paid in 'ash to tin:' member whose shares have been .id up," nnd In lines n and 12 strike ? the. words "IS ! ? r c^IlL" and insert in lleti thereof, "t per cent.'' ARTICLE V S c. ;*. Line :t. sirike out the words "tr, ?.??;?..?.?? :,;..| Insert in liCli tiler..if, "II cents, end a premium of I .eins per ' i Bee. ". Line n. strike out the words '*! cents," and Insert in lieu thcr of, th words; "(he Interest and premium as p.- vi led in See. :: of tili- Article. See. > Line s, after word "Interest," add the words "and proniulti." ARTICLE VI. i-' e. ::. i me .*.. strike out I he words "to getbei with a bonus of 83.00 per share If returned before tin par value <o *a!d member's redeemed shares have Ii fehl puld im by dm s and prollts crcdlti il t'..i-i oi." and Mi line || strike out the won'.-i "II per icnt," and insert in lieu tin reof. "S per C( III." ARTICLE VII Add another secll n to lid known as See. ::. is follows: Sec. 3; That win never the cash In the I Treasury shall nt any time nc umtilatc so as lo ei.-in. a surplus, and I here l>e lag no b ?rowers, the Hoard of Directors may. in their judgment,require the h '.der or holders of itnred ethed shares t ? with? draw Ihe same, beginning with the oldest ti ii ms tu red si..He. Upon such minia? tured shares which may he Withdrawn by iii? terms or tiiis section, there shall lie pntd t - Hi- h 'Ider thereof, all cash de- ! pi sits paid in is din s, and all prollts or i dividends credited thereon, ami int. res;' .??t Ihe rate Of R per cent pi r aiiuuiii u : dues paid in since the last Bcntl-aimual I dividend was declared; deducting lines, arrearages, &c.. If any: provided, how-| ever, thai In case of any i >ss to tho As? sociation the said shares shall bear tin it proportion of Hie Iofs. JAMES O'ROURKE. President. GBO. L WHITBIIURST, Secretary. ap20.21.2i.28 For Lowest Prices and Best Terms on Portable, Stationery, Corliss and Ma? rine Engines, Steam Rollers,all styles and sizes; Gas, Gasolene and Kaplha En? gines, Electric Motors. Saw. Grist anil Shingle Mills. Wo d Working Machines, Belting. Scales of nil kinds. Ac. Call on or write to T, ?. PERRY, MANUFACTURERS' AGENT. No. 303 Water street (Roper Building) Hoth phom N . I, Norfolk. V.i A NEW TELEPHONE COMPANY ! Norfolk to CritteRdPR, Va., known as the Nanscmond and Crittcnden Telephone Co.. making connections with Southern states Telephone Company <.v. r central otiie.- at 324 Main street. Am ? i joiilan's cafe. Pine service guaruni i THK N A S STVMON I) AND CRITTKN DEN TELEPHONE CO. apSO-lM LABOR STRIKE OVER Work Resumed on the Electric Line end Sewers. Men A rrcstcd For Asannlltug Ilriun? blciou Newer Laborers* Released ?m Iteaultol Agreement .Hade WMli Colored Union. The .?ix negroes who were arrested for rioting Wcdnesdny afternoon in connection with the Brninbleton s< w r tr<hil>lo. were arraigned before Justic Toinlin yesterday morning. The case was partially none into, some of the evidence being heard, but before it was concluded an agreement was reached between the prosecuting attorneys. Messrs. Wolcott Wolcott, and a com? mittee representing the negro union (the Labor Protective Aeso lation), whereby the former dropped the pros* - c.ution nnd asked :1m Judge to dismiss the offenders, which he did with a rep rima ml. THE AGREEMENT MADE. A commit!.:' three of In ? otllcials of the Labor Protective Association, with their legal counsel, Mr. Ross, oi Rows & Lnmbith, called on Messrs. Waif ?tt & Walcott and prop i ed that If tb" eases against the riu lilbers i t the union were dismissed Hey l\ illld enter Into a written contract to luve the union use its Inttucnce against any violence of any kind on the 1 tft of Its members, am! help pros,- 'tite any member who dis.y.d its advice. rho contract w as drawn up und sign? ed by General Secretary Cromwell. Chairman of the Executive Hoard Jones ami one other ottlcial, on the part or til., union. Messrs. Wo" >:t ac? cepted it, and on their request the ne? groes were disc ham RESUMPTK IN < ?!?' WORK. About forty laborers were a! work 0:1 Hi" Hrnmblctnii ?ewers yesterday, and 110 further trouble is anticipated. SEWELL'S POINT LINE. Over one hundred laborers, the ma? jority of whom arc white, started to work grading for tin- double track to Si well's Point tins morning. T1p> work was started a mile or two out .if the city. only a few negroes are employed, Tin- while men ? uii" from Suffolk, Va., Drum Mill. N. C, and othi r 1 la< ? The men are paid $1 pep diem. A few skilled men receive ILIO. The union negroes of Norfolk si ill refuse to work. Mr. Comvell. representing the con? tractors, stales that he wilt hive two hundred men employed before long. The wok on the power house will be begun shortly. WEDDING BELLS. MISS BELL UNITED IN MARRIAGE T. 1 MR. M'FARLAND. 'I ii.- homo of Mr. and Mrs, s. D. Pell. No. 090 Central avenue, lluntersvllle, was the scei.r a beautiful ami im? pressive wedding, ai S:30 o'clock last night, w hen their charming und nccom pllshed daughter, Miss Lily 11. Bell, be? came Hi.- bride of Mr. w. p. McFnrlaiid, u well known and popular young busi? ness man of Norfolk. The parlors of the residence were prettily decorated with potted plants in ! honor of I lie event, ami the soft, in< 11 iw lieh; rellccted from the beautifully shaded lamps sin d a radiance over the Scene. 'I'he bride was attired in a handsome grey broadcloth suit, (rimmed in while satin and ribbon, ami carried Rrlilo roses tied with white ribbon. Miss Nora Miller was the mtiid of I honor. She w ore a costume similar to I that of the bride, and carried a .Irs..; of pink carnations, with white ribbon pendants, Mr. .laoie.- p. p, it, brother of the bride, was Hie b. s; man. and. ! !;?? th? j gloom, he appeared in convention: .! black. Promptly at the hour announced th ? bridal party entered the parlors t ? thb sweel strains of Mendelssohn's w< id::- . march, exquisitely performed 1'i th ? piano by Mrs. Klisha Trnniiholl .an! was m"t by Rev, Lundy R. Wright, of Hie Hnptis-i Church, who Impressively performed th" rile that m -de them hus? band and wire. At ihe conclusion of Ihe ceremony th-' : bride and groom repaired to their fit-! tore home. No, 730 Church stroi t, wh t n handsome reeeptioti was Iii hl, a brij- j liani party of invited guests being present to enjoy the festivities. THE BAR ASSOCIATION. - I annual Meeting at hot springs IN august. 1 The local Rar Association will nie early in May to eleel delegates lo the annual meeting "f the Virginia Far As- 1 shcUition, which will be I. Id nt I! it Springs. August I, '_' ? :': 1 The local Rar Association is newly or? ganized, bill is fast coming to be one of the ctrorigest in ihe State. Mr. AI fred P. Thorn, of ths firm of Tunstall & Thorn, is preside!!'.. Many of the local lawyers have fc seeking information nsi to thi nest meeting of the state a.-.- ? ! ilioh. The meeting will be held as stated abov at Hot springs. The new 11 uru ?tead Hob I will be the meeting plae Tno Exci 11 tlve Committee of the assi elation Is ar? ranging with tb.- hotel to ?-:!'>?? '.In law? yers a genuine pleasure ?uting. The an? nual address, which was delivered by Senator George F. Hoar, nl Old Point last year, will be spoken this year by < "0101101 Humphreys, of Loiils\ of the most prominent Judicial lights in the South. Wo want to till your spring wants in the tailoring line. No betler on ca::ii than the kind we make. RUDI ILPH1 & V\ ALLACE, Mam strc t. Apptou. Ill tig Nnpliul S lent. Miss Mary E. McGulrc, the eldesl daughter of Mrs. Elnorn and the Into Patrick F. McGulrc, and n very attrac? tive young lady, and Mr. John 'phi rd Thatch, n i> ipular young clerk of this city, will be married nl the home Of the prospective brides mother, No. 8H Tunstall avenue, Wednesday ? venlng, April 26th. at S o'clock. R v. Pat hi r Frloll. of St. Mary's Catholic Church; will perform the ceremony, utter which ?i reception will be helfl. The mnhl <?( honor will l>o -Miss Alice McGuire. Sister >f the bride. Tin- best man will be Mr. Soloman Thatch, brother of the groom. Only a feiv Intimate frl< nda i.f the bride ami groom have reci ived In? vitations. CHARTER CRA?TE \ STRONG COMPANY To AID IN" NOR? FOLK'S DEV KL< 'I'M BNT. A charter was granted by Judge Hanckel yesterday to the Norfolk .ml Hampton Roads Comimny. The purpose of the company Is to acquire and de? velop land in Norfolk county, with cap? ital front $200,000 to $2,260.000. The amount of real ?statt- to be held by the company is hot t-> exceed 6,000 acres al tiny one tinie. Officers: Andrew D. Jones. Baltimore, president; D. Lpwen berg, Norfolk, vice president; Caidwcll Hardy. Norfolk, treasurer; II. 1.. Low enberg, Norfolk, secretary. These, with the following, i ohipose the i> uird of til-' reel i<: PI y l l. Ja rks?n. Henry .1. Bowdoin, Seymour Mandclbaum and William A. Marburg, of Baltimore; Prank C. Hubbard. of Cotumbus, Ohio; Legh K. Watts, of Portsmouth; C. w. Grandy, l. M. Serpelt, A. W; Corritck. Walter H. Taylor, ' iseph T. Allyn and O. 1 >. Jackson, Of Norfolk. NEW POLIC- ORDER. COMMISSIONERS SAY GOODRIDGI3 ORDINANCE MUST BE EN? FORCED. Chief of Police Klzer received yester? day a letter from the Mayor, writing for the Board of Police Commissioners, stating that the commissioners wished the poll ?? lavs of tic- city rigidly en I. and especially all ot tho pro? visions of the Gnbdrtdgc ordinance reg? ulating the sa|e ,,f liquor. The Mayor, : i- I that i: had conic to bis knowl ? ige and the knowledge of the com? missi her's that certain persons alleged that the law In Point! Instances and in sumo of its provision*) Is being violated. He stated that the police collectively and individually will be held t.i a strict account, ami that if they know of vio? lations reports must he made. The spe- j rifle charge Is that certain liquor houses do hot close promptly at 12 o'clock (midnight). Tin- meii were called to attention at ti O'clock last ? veiling, and Chief of Police Klzer read the order and said that he must insist that the i-.e a du their full duty in litis matter if any of them had been negligent: While he, personally, knew of no vio? lators, yd. if there were any, it \.< to be regretted that they have to be re? ported by a citizen instead .if by the sworn officers of the law. CAPT. BOURNE DEAD. PRESIDENT of THE OLD DOMIN b ?N STEAMSHIP LINE. The Hags of the Obi Dominion Steam- i ship Company were Hying at half-mast yesterday afternoon as a. mark of re? spect to the memory of Captain Henry A. i: un no. whose death occurred at his i home, in Now York, at 12:!I0 p. in. yes? terday. The deceased, although about To years ol ngo, was a most remarkable man. He pbss ?seil business qualities of a hiuh order, and achieved conspicuous success in life. Captain Bourne had been associated with iho old Dominion Lim- for u long pcri.nl of years, having begun bis ca? reer With it al a mal.- on urn- of the steamers, nrid worked his way up ?rsI to Commander of tine of ihe vessels, ih.-n i" superintendent, general mana? ger, vie- president, and. finally, t-> president of tin- company in the order named, lie was .-i man ?.f fine social qtinlltibs nhjtl a must genial companion. Ii.- had ii.i-n confined i<> his home by s: km ?s for a period of Iwo months, but his fatal illm-ss win: only about ten tinys' durutloh. He is survived by sev? er::! < b ids. n. . NEW SILK rVUt L. OPENING OF BIDS FOR CONSTRUC? TS IN OF IM,ANT. The directors of th- Norfolk Silk Company will meet this afternoon in th.- ofii i >i|. Siottu, Granby street, an l i.]., :i th ? bids for the construction anil equipmeni ? " Hie $100,000 silk man ut"' luring plant at Lambert's Point. It is possible thai th.. contract for ron structiun w ill be nwarded t" a Norfolk Company, ns the majority of bids are front this city. All of the nine directors will lie pres. ? in. and tin- New York architect who pn pnred the plans for tin- mill, will be pi sent als.?. Sltnpt.V I'nilnr fulled. A: a me line; .>f Ihe committee of Ihe Fre< mason Street Baptist Church Wed? nesday night, they decided to call the Rev. Willi,mii A. It.rum. ..f llarrocls burg. 1-,'y., lo supply the pastorate of the church dtiring the month <>f May. Mr. Uoruni, who entered th.- ministry from this church, on hearing of tho resignation of nr. M. H, Wharton, ivri ? ? i i the church, offering his ser vli ? -? :a !?.-;;? itiir i-> t'd" over the vacan? cy hii* i'. i.- providing for a pastor. Mr. Boritm Is a "Norfolk boy," son of the i;,:- Mr. Samuel R. It..rum. He is pas? tor of the church in Hnrrodsburg. Garments produced by Rudolph! * Wallace represent ilie highest art In i tailoring. PORT NORFOLK. Tili: SPLENDID Sit? >WIN< I OF POF.T NORFOLK LAND COMPANY. Tic- annual meeting of tin- stockhold? ers of tb > Pert Norfolk Land Company was held at the offices of ihe company, a; Port Norfolk, yesterday, and elected tho following oflie. rs: General Hy ICytl Douglas, president; George v>'. Smith, vice-president; J. | Clearance Lanet, treasurer; .1. Irvine Rltner, Hbcretaryt r5. H< Loose, II. s. Darsie, M. M. Cockran. ''. s. Lane. W. s. ll lye and M- W. Mason, directors. Tin- treasurer's report showed that Mi.- company hn<l received ami dis? bursed us dividends ami otherwise $246. 000; that the comi?nhy had sold about one-third of its original holdings, and was .ail.r. ly fr ??? fr un debt With a run :-;?!- rable balance in the treasury. I Mr. M. W. Mhsoh, tie v. neral mana? ger of the company, submitted an j elaborate report, setting forth his views in regard t<> future Improvements <>f the property, after which tit,- meeting adjourned to atti nd ;t called meeting of the directors, which was held at the Monticello Hotel in t afternoon, where matters contained In the mana? ger's report were fully considered. The rapid di velopmcni of the prop? erty has paved the way for on advance in prices of lots, which is sein tlutcd I ) >? in effect about the 15th ?>f May. Kxnm?loun nt Vi inprtihr. At the regular service at the Freema? son Streit Baptist Church Wednesday night there were many expressions of sympathy for the pastor of the church, llev. Dr. M. it. Whajton, and Iks wlfi In the deep nllliction they sustained In th, recent demise of their son. Mr. M H. Whnrton, Jr., in Greensboro, N". ?'.. Wednesday morning. Many tarnest prayers were offered in th >ir behalf ami In-. !.. Utnkford ami Mr. T. it. Ander? son w, re appointed n committee to telegraph the sympathy of the church land congregation to the bereaved par? ents at Graham, N". <'. N.&W. APPOINTrVlENTS. MR, i-. II ROSLF.Y PROMOTED TO DISTRICT PASSENGER AGENT. Tii- many friends of Mr. C. H. Bosley" Hi" efficient ami popular Norfolk city j passenger agent of the Norfolk ami Western railway, will he pleased to learn of his promotion to the position of district passenger agent, with head? quarters a: Richmond. Mr. Bosley suc? ceeds Mr. R. w. Courtney, resigned, ami w.u. in the discharge of his duties, hn\.easion to visit Norfolk frequent? ly, Ry his unfailing courtesy ami i lose attention to business he lias made a ' legion of friends, who rejoice at his tidily merited promotion. Mr. Bosley w ill be sin.eded her, i>y Mr. W. E. Ila/.lew.I. assistant freight agent at the Union Depot, Lynchburg. Mr. .lohn K. Wagner has been ap? pointed city passenger and ticket agent at Richmond, with oflice at No. s:;s Main street. THE BOSRD OF TRADE Quarterly Meeting Held, and R' ports Heard. Secretary Dnwri Tells ??l llie (iooil lVorU <ii ihe itttNoeintlon? II em hers Will SI III I.led Alt ?Ulieel N re? port us i<> Mniiiilnelorles, The quarterly meeting of the Board | i of Trade and Business Men's Assocla- i lion was held last night. The attend-1 lame of members was very good. Reports were heard from the trens ' urer, secretary and two of three com? mittees. Th- treasurer's report showed ! the association to be in good financial ' shape. Inning on hand the sum or $4,946.74. , A discussion of considerable length j arose over the proposed amendment to ' the liy-ia\VS of the association, giving ; the hoard of dire tors the power to ! elect the secretary and treasurer. : Messrs. Henry, Synon and others op : posed the amendment, mi the ground that it was undemocratic. They believ? ed the members of the association ( should elect its oillcers, and that every : no moor should have a v ote, i MEMBERS WILL ELECT OFFICERS. 't'lie amendment was defeated for 1 want of a majority of the whole mem ' liershlp. it ret ? Ived t-".?* votes nut of ITs, ; hut 162 was necessary to its adoption. Mr. T. II. Synon, chairman of the committee on manufactures, reported < thai nothing had bet n done by his com? mittee, owing to the fact that the asso? ciation was mo vested with the inhe? rent power to carry out any recommen? dation tin- committee might mal?.' in of? fering inducements to manufactories to locate here. TO INDUCE MANUFACTORIES. lie advocated th-- organisation of n company having n capital stock "f up-j ward of $100,000, a certain percentage Of which could bo called for upon the en? dorsed recommendation of the commit? tee, lie though; thai the only practica? ble plan to ic ing manufactories here. A BUREAU OF CREDITS. Mr. Wales, the chairman Of the com? mittee to report as to the feasibility and desirability of organising n bureau ? ?;' credits as an adjunct tb lite assocla t .it made a report, which recommended that Ihe bureau Sil lUld have a separate charter and lie a separate organisa? tion, to do away with any possible con? tingency of liability of the association for any net of tin- burer.u. Tile com? mittee stated that it was desirable to have the bureau called the ''Biircuu of credits .a" tb-- Board of Trade-' and I that it be allowed lo us.' the office of the association. Action upon the report was deferred. SECRETARY' SREP?RT. Mr. P. E. Daw'es. the secretary, read Iiis report, l: stated that the member? ship of the association was resident ami r.i non-resident, After stating thi great good the Association was doing in ['developing Norfolk, and reciting some of ihe things it is now working for, the I report says: "It is t.arly in the year t,i draw comparisons with the business of 189?., hut enough is known to predict for Norfolk a large increase over that pe? riod f..r tile three m.mtlis ending March ill si our export trade amounted to $4,592,237, a gain over 1898 of $1.128, T.'.T: clearing-house transactions. $13, 751,315, an increase over IS98 .?:' $1,707; 102; real estate transfers. $453,735. "A; n > time in our history has there been more activity in erection of build? ings ami permanent Improv lie nts than now. "While our truckers this season have Ihetr crops of kale and spinach reduced by the severity, .if the weather, yi t 65, ;:is barrels of kale ami 80.384 barrels .:' spinach have left our wnitrv.es foi Northern ports, realizing $262.500 dol? lars, and 1,538,968 bushels ..f oysters hav ? been opened, packed ami shlppi d awsiy, giving employment lo thousands of hateis and yielding $1,015,083. ? nur banks have gained in surplus Since April 1st. IS'is. $114,259; in de? posits. $1,491.101. "While, Mr. President, wo have had mn;di to be thankful for. it has been with feelings of sincere regret that we have been forced to chronicle- tic leathfl of fellow members, Mr. Michael Glen nan 111? 1 our g.-nial secretary. Major Charles Pickett.'.' THE DEAD STRANGER He Was Identified by Mr. F. W. Jordan. I lloi m In Locate Iii? It unit f.; i>... VOtO|?C?l Mini Uli Wile ?Vi?? I), a,I niitl Hurled In Itnlclgh Mill lie Ilm it <i To-liny. _ i The remains of Fie.I. J. Llmlloy, the stranger who was found t ad Wednes? day hu.iniiig on Hi.' stairway leading from the street to rooms over Mr.1 Tony Seclluger's sal..on. on Til'...; street, will in? Interred this morning at] o'clock in the city cemetery, in rela? tives of the deceased having been found. Father Dohcrly, et' St, Mary's Church, will officiate at the obsequies. Till: INQUEST. t'n 'tier New ton hebt an in.tic si yes t. rday morning over the body. The v. r dtet of the Coroner's jury was that thej man had diet! front natural causes. The, body was fully Identified b> Mr. t. w. body was fully Identified by Mr. F. W. with the Old Dominion Line, knew1 Lindlcy several years ago. Chief of Police Elser telegraphed yesterday to ihe authorities of Halifax.; N. ?'.. 1.in.Hoy's former home .asking them to eonununieatt' with the dead man's relatives as to ihe disposition of his body. A reply from Mayor Joseph 'I*. M. .Mali n stated thai Linclley had ab relatives in Halifax, his wi:,- being tl. a.l. an.I burled a; UnleigH. The dlK patch suggested that Rev. .lohn l>.?hcr. ty, of s:. Mary's Catholic Chureib he communicated with, Chief Kizer saw i Father Doherty, but the latter did not know anything of the dead man. h. stated, however, that he would officiate at his funeral this morning. A STRELT COLLISION. CAR AND WAOON RUN TOGETHER ON FAST MAIN STREET. far M. of city street railway, while going down grade on Bast Main street yesterday evening, mar the hour "f T o'clock, i an in:.i a horse and . art of the Norfolk Coal am! ice Company, cut two] gashes in tho animal's left side, demol? ished the lantern of the car. which; burned Itself out In the str et, and Slightly damaged the shafts of the wagon. Tin- team was attempting to cross In front of the car and the inotor lllllll was triable to si t> it in time to prevent a collision. The front of the! t ar w as also damaged. Cur .V!. of th" sumo line, going west on Mam sire. i. near Clin pel, u fe\v minutes nfter the nbnvo a uldent, cam. near colliding with n b ailed wagon, which broke down in front .:' ihe car. Beyond a little to the cat* no further trouble ensued. THEb^HOOL BUILDINGS. Till; BRICK WORK Wll.l. RR COM? PLETED THIS WEEK. Tho brl !c work of the Fenchureh Street school-house v.ii b.inpleted next Week, The walls arc nearly up ami the unisons will tl.ni "make, place" fei the i .u p. nt< ra. The Chaiiotte strost building is not going up quit.- M> fast. 'I'll, front walls being of lime stone, can hot be con? structed as readily as if of brick. This building will, however, be up in good time. It will certainly l.c one .if the prettiest school-houses in the city! Its external appearance wail be handsomer that the Fenchurch street building. The work on the Boush Stret school is keeping n'long with the Other build? Inga and all three will be cam,.hi d ah.hii ihe same lime. Mr. Iloflieliiier W ill lltilltl. Mr. li c. Uofhelmer, who was men? tioned in the Virglnlnn-Pllot yest rday as buying a lot from the McCullough esthte, was secii yesterday au.I .-aid that in- bought twenty-nine f< I In width, runrtlhg back 120 f. ? \ al .*!'>.> a fioin foot, making the pronert\ cosl 111nt SU.titH). lb- will erect a handsome business bouse. This will mal. three, handsome buildings to ?o tip . u these sites in the near future. < Ii I in uej in, I 11 . . The alarm of lire from b '\ 311 shorily after 10 o'clock last ninhi tvns calls ?! by the burning of a chimney ai No, Tl Chapel street. Th ? lire was . \i iigulsk cd by chemical engine No. l ivl lb any damage beyond thai still ! The M. Clc.'ry McOlellnn Hive S.tu '? Company rePclvcd tOrdny a chol.n slghriient of Kentucky drivers and sud .11. I s. Any one interested in line horses will be rep:: Id for their trouble by calling al iheir staid", on Union street, when they are how on exhibition, np21-lt OTH ER LOCAL. CM PAGE 5 WATT, RETTEW & CLAY. Excellent Wrappers. 75c. That's just what they are? excellent. And, so cheap. Why, the percale alone would cost whal we ask for the finished garment?7Sc. Light and dark: braid trim? med round yokes: tight front; loose back; waist lined. AT S9c.- Made of lislit and <lnrk per e ilca, pointed yoke with ruffle of sup.l color and braid around yV)ke ilght-ilutng lining?also a splendid line of mourning wrappers at tht-i AT II.?'Made of percale and lawn? liulit and li.irk colors?half dosen different styles- full four yard ?round the b (torn, with deep il nine, good generous hem. AT Ji 25?Made of liest quality percale* square yoke, knife blade pleating and two rows of braid around yoke?solid , ho- cuffs and collar - braid trimmed?skirt has 12-lncu nouncc. The best makes of Boys' Waists. W ant to please the boy ? Get him a "Dewey" Waist. The "Dewey" is made like i man's shirt, with detachable collar. Full line of stripes, checks and figures. Full line of sizes. Fifty cents each. "Mothers' Friend" laundered Colored Percale siurt w. lists with at laclu I lurh-down collar?otv. each. Aites 7 to 12 "Mothers' Friend" Laundered White. Sh it Waist with and without collar?75c. each. Arc 7 to 12. An ? xi < II? nt quality Laundered White SL In Waists?with and without collar has patent button fasteners Watt, Retlew & Clay NOTICE T Warehouse receipt, No. 28S, given to B. J. Acker, Millinger, dated December 12th, I8&r>; for furniture stored with the Roper Storage Company, is supposed to be lost, This notice i< t>> warn all in rsona not to trad, for same, as the goods are to be sold for charges, and this notice will tie ' held in bar of the eovery of any of the . goods receipted for by said receipt. Any holding said receipt will please pre? scht It at once, or it will l>e of no good. SV, R. CHHBK, i al9-su,we,fr,tomyl8 Manager, [ TEETHI r- Full Set. 1*00. i rs id Filling, si 06. i }? Sliver Fillings, 50c. up. j Id Crowns. }.? IH) to 110.00, 1 }? Vitalized Air. B0e.. for the painless Jl extraction of teeth " l\ The leading physicians of Nor- A [ folk recommend vitalised Air, ns 1 L. it Is perfectly safe. 1 I ALBANY DENTAL PARLORS,I I DR. W. W. FREEMAN, Mgr., j h 371 Main Street. *? 171 OR BALE. - Arc IDEAL HOME IN 1 llie land of sunshine and (towers, throe miles from the postoftlce, In tho , . of Norf.dk. V.l.. located Immediately on salt water, contains about seventy ?i res, ten acres In wends, balance lii high state of cultivation: about quarter of a hills' frontage on salt water: lino oyster grounds on which oysters can be raised for family use in abundance, and fer market: hdwse of fourteen room* ivltli add Hons. abundance or purest water right at the door, grounds about the house covered with fine shade trees, shrubbery, choice dowers, vines, nte. Darns out-house of four rooms for help, about one hundred pear Duchess variety, about fifty Sickles pear, also ; iches. Japanese plums ail in bearing. Connected with the. city by fine shell ro '. For terms and further information . ill on or address II C. HOGOARD & CO., :?i Blink street, Norfolk. Va. jal?-su.we-tf ?8iera Hervt&B Gupooi A true Nerve Tonic: nn Active Aiter? ativ?. A Reliable Laxative and Diu Purifies the blood, renews strength and vitality; regulates the liver, kidneys, stoma. !i ar.d bowels. $1 size bottles for ".'c. at Trotter's Drug Store, ?o? Main St. Cor. ChurcH St. liEll, CRESCENT BICYCLES! f They t\c<<\ no Introduction to yon I'lny have been the leaders for ????ins. our terms arc reasonable. Call .in.I see tho 'W models and hear our story. Our GrapHopiW Parlors Is growing to be mor.- popular each day. Talking Machines from $:..oo to $300.00. New Records.An tho n. vv Songs, Musi,- .nut Jokes. The very best home amusement that over happened. O'NEILLS', 2 i 7 and Over 219 Main Street.