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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.

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