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NEWS FROM RICHMOND AND OTHER PARTS~15f^^M?
OUR RICHMOND NEWS BUDGET Southern Presbyterian Genera! Assembly's Work, THE UNION SEMINARY Will Close Firm Tear ofWork 31st. of This Honlh-"Weallhy Widow" Who Adverilttd For .-? flnabaitU dors to Wisconsin to Testify Acntnsttbo Agency. (Specjal to Virginian-Pilot.) ' Richmond, Va., May 22.?At the morning- session of the Southern Pres? byterian General Assembly an overture was presented from Rev. A. J. McKel ver asking that a minister, who ditfcre from the Presbyterian system, may di? vest himself of ofllee without censure, and culling attention to the fact that there Is no provision in the Book of Forms for such contingency, other than a trial for heresy. A communication was received from Mrs. H. S. Kills, of Philadelphia, earn? estly requesting the assembly to take action on the non-partizan Woman's Christian Temperance Union. An ob? jection to the reading of this communi? cation was made by Rev. Dr. Wood row, on the ground that the assembly was a court for the transaction of the business for the church, and ought not to be held open to promiscuous (com? munications, lie moved that the paper be not read. The motion was lost, and a motion to lay on the table was car? ried. The report of the committee on Or? ganic Union with the associate Re? formed Presbyterian Churcb showed that no agreement could be reached, and the committee was discharged. SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY. A' report was received \from the Southwestern University, which out? lines the work of the University. Twen? ty-six students were enrolled during the year. Several were refused because not far enough advanced in the aca? demical course. The University has been greatly blessed during- the year by increased equipment and endowment. Atlanta was selected as the next meeting place for the assembly. A re? cess was then taken, and the afternoon session was devoted to missionary ad? dresses. UNION SEMINARY. The first year's work of Union Theo? logical Seminary In its new location in the suburbs of Richmond will be brought to a close on the 21st of May. trhc. term has been one of unprecedent? ed prosperity throughout. The number ?f students In attendance has been very much larger than ever before, the total number for the present session being 92. *Fhe average annual attendance for the ^receding seventy-four years of its his? tory, was 4a. The total attendance for Ihe year preceding this was 65. So that tpy its removal to Richmond the semi? nary has ma.de gain in a single ses? sion of about 40 per cent. In attend? ance. The final examinations nf the stu? dents begin this week. The closing pub? lic exercises begin on Sunday, May 2Sth, at 11 a. m.. With an address in the sem? inary chapel on "The Pastor's Ofllee," by Rev. K. M. Oreen. D. D., the retir? ing Moderator of the General Assembly. The annual Missionary address will be delivered at 8 p. m. of the same day by Rev. T. M. Whaling. D. D? of Lexing? ton, Va. THE "WEALTHY WIDOW." Mrs. C. W. Gayle. "the wealthy widow," of King and Queen county, as "Mrs. C. W. Yale," was widely adver? tised In John H. Rowan'.? Matrimonial Journal, left Saturday evening under escort of United Slates Marshal Mor? gan Treat for Milwaukee, to testify against the great matchmaker. He Is eherged with using the malls for Im? proper purposes. GOVERNOR IN WASHINGTON. Governor Tyler went to Washington to-day on business. The Governor did not state the object of his Journey. It was-rumored that His Excellency ex? pected to meet In the National Capitol several friends with whom he desired to discuss the question of a Senatorial candidate. Hon. J. T. Fllyson. chairman of the Stale Cemmittee, went away from the city to-day. Refore leaving he did not call a meeting of the State Committee to consider the conference request for a State convention. The meeting will probably be held soon after June. The Governor will some day this week visit and Inspect the Soldiers' Home. A CONFEDERATE NOTE. A letter has been received by the Governor from a lady who says she is sixty years old. She resides in Wis? consin, and has a Confederate twenty dollar note of the date of September, 3861. She wants to sell It. "I have had it since 1862," she writes, "and have heretofore declined to part with It. Now I must sell It to buy bread." The Governor replied that there arc Young children, to avoid marasmus,, scrofula, or rickets, and develop healthy tissues, hones and teeth, need fats and hypophosphites. Dr. W. Oilman Thompson, Prof. Materia Medica and Therapeutics, in the Uni? versity of New York, asserts that Cod-liver Oij is the best fat for the purpose. Scott's Emulsion is cod liver orl partly digested and combined with hypo.phos phitcf, it gives children material for rich blood, solid flesh, bones and teeth. <ec. ?od $i.oo,jilldrujri?U. SCOTT A BOWNE, CUamu, New York. many euch notes in existence, and they have no value". THE DEPOT QUESTION. The ?ub-Commltete on Streets to? night voted to return to the full com? mittee tho ordinances allowing the Richmond, Petersburg and Carolina and Chesapeake and Ohio Railroads to unite in ?bullding a union depot, and recommending that forfeiture bonds be required. The committee will hardly make such a recomendation. There has ?been a long:, stubborn and wholly In? explicable fight against the ordinances outside of. the committee. It is a sim? ple fact that It is diillcult to find a man, woman or child in Richmond who approves the fight against the roads. PETERSBURG. Business Men's Association Will Push Division Scheme. Petersburg, Va.. May 22.?The Young Men's Business Association of Peters? burg will shortly appoint a committee to co-operate with other committees to be ?elccted from the City Council and the Chamber of Commerce to use every possible means to Induce Confess to take up and carry through what is known as the "diversion scheme" for improving the Appomattox river at thin harbor. NEW STREET RAILWAY. About two thousand feet of the new street electric railway has been laid on Washington street, from the corner of Chnpell street. All material for the road lias arrived, and the force of hands which has been at work on the road, Mr. James F. Bradley, the con? tractor, said yesterday, would be large? ly Increased this week. Mr. Bradley say? that the work of building the rail? way would be pushed ruSdlv. ADDITION TO FKElCrHT DEPOT. In order to properly handle their ra? pidly Increasing freight business the Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Company Is having a largo addition made to their freight depot in Poca hontas. The new_ju4d!tlon, when com pleted, will give a considerable In? creased capacity for the storage of freight, and the facilitation of busi? ness. TOWN OF SUFFOLK A Man Shot Dead For Fifty Cents. Meeting of tno F.lcctornl Board-New Registration Order? I*rlninry Fla nals?Prcacber Made Olad-Peoplo Kuown to Our Readers. (Special to Vlrginlan-Pllot.) Suffolk, Va-, May 22.?Made angry because he lost a quarter, Joe Frank Grlflln, colored, alias Folk, on Sunday shot George Hall, also colored, to | death. The murder was committed on the William J. Wright farm, about fifteen miles east of Suffolk. There I was a. half dollar in the pot and Hall claimed to have won It. That made Orlflln mad, and In the dispute which followed be drew a gun and tired | several shots at close range. Hall didn't live long. The shooting happen? ed in a tenement house, where a lively game of craps was In progress. They had an inquest over Hall's body to-day. A verdict was rendered to comply with the facts. The murdereT escaped, but officers arc after him. Hall lived beyond the river, on the Chucka tuck side. Relatives came over after the body, but it is said permission was refused to move it, as Hall had been in a pest house with smallpox. The vic? tim and his sln.yer are both colored. COUNTY ELECTORAL. BOARD. The Nonsemond County Electoral Board met to-day, but found they had no right to name judges of election to serve next Thursday. The Judges were chosen "ror a year last June and theXF successors cannot be elected till the year Is otit. Where any decline to serve or where there is a vacancy for other cause, the Judges will choose an associate. The board met in the secretary's office. Present?L. A. Deans. *chait - man J. U. Burces, secretary; Dr. Thomas H- Barnes. After a short ses? sion, the body adjourned to the County Clerk's ofllce, where about S.OOO tickets, some of which will be used at the elec? tion this week, were officially stumped in the presence of County Judge W. J. Kilby. NEW REGISTRATION. A new registration has been ordered for this year, but the Electoral Board did not specify the time. The several registrars will have to do that, giving sixty days' notice. The registrars get J2 a day forgive days' work. The reg? istration will cost about JJOO. PRIMARY FINALS. There was a very enjoyable muslcale at Suffolk College to-night. It was the llnol exercises of the primary depart? ment, of which Miss Marguerite W. Crump is preceptress. The progrtyn was rendered In the College Music. Hall, where a good sized crowd assembled. Sonte of the numbers were warmly encored. The medals and honors which are to be awarded In this department will be given out in June, when the college finals happen at the City Hall. FOUR CONVICTS. Mr. Stuart Baker, a guard from (he State prison, arrived in Suff lit to-day to take up four convicts. They arc: Al? bert White, Moses McDonald, Will Franklin and Joseph Perry. The men will be started to-morrow. They are glad to begin doing time since they must do it. OFF TO WASHINGTON. Several Suffolk persons h ft to-day to attend the peace Jubilee In Washington. Among them were Mrs. J. K. Love, Mrs. John L. Gay and children, Mrs. W. T. Graham, Mrs. B. M. liruce. Mr. and Mrs. E. K Folk, the Misses Vaughan, Mr. 7.. T. Holland. MADE THE PREACHER CLAD. Four gentlemen from Sullolk made glad the heart of a Rood old colored pastor at Nurncyville Sunday after? noon. They were Messrs. Charles Kel? ler. Doc Lasslter, Sam Fink and Major Darden. These four put f>0 cents In the collection box, and so well pleased was the preacher that he made for them a special prayer. PERSONAL DOINGS. Lawyer S. S". I^ambeth, of Norfolk, passed Sunday in Suffolk at the horns of his grandmother, Mrs. Arm 10. Par? ker. Mr. Robert Q. Laird, of Richmond, on Sunday visited his wife at the home of Colonel lt. S. Boykln, In Suffolk. Mr. D. W: Bailey, of Norfolk, was in town to-duy. Miss Daisy Nurney returned to-day from a trip to Tarboro, N. C. Mrs. H. McClellan and niece. Miss Mary Bell, left on Sunday evening for Philllpsburg-, Pa., where Mrs. McClellan will spend several months with rela? tives. Harry Riddick, late sergeant In the Fourth Virginia Regiment, is 111 at the Protestant Hospital In Baltimore. Mrs. Frank T. Jones was better to? day. Mr. J. C. Dennis, of Norfolk, visited bis old home In Suffolk Sunday. Miss Nettle Rsfmsny, of Chuckatuck, on Sunday finished a stay in Norfolk. Mr. and Mrs. Hllinor K. Titus, of Pe? tersburg, have finished a stay with the family of Mr. Titus' brother, Mr. J. W. Titus, in Suffolk. Miss Grace Wagner, a pupil at Xan semond Seminary, left Sunday to visit her father. Mr. James Wagner, in Lower Parish. President R. Rowland Moore, of the Suffolk Sawmill Company, returned to? day from Sandy Springs, where he went to accompany his family, -which will remain two or three months. Traffic Manager W. H. Taylor, of the Atlantic and Danville, was In Suffolk this afternoon. Mr. W. G. Flam was to-day appointed Suffolk ticket agent of the new Bay Line steamers. Mr. C. It. Carr, of Norfolk, was in town to-day. Rev. Henry Wingate. of Matthews. V.l., visited friends in Suffolk this af? ternoon. The Misses Griffin, of Norfolk, are being entertained by the Misses Buck, No. aft Main street. Mr. C. O. Barney and Miss Barney, of Canaan, New Hampshire, arrived in Suffolk Sunday on a pleasure trip. Miss LaUla Brown, of Cypress Chapel, w:us in Suffolk to-day. Mr. Robert W. Friend, of Atlanta, was in town to-day. H has been decided that the amateur opera will not be repeated next Friday night as intended. Mr. James M. Wiggins, of North Car? olina, Is visiting his family In SufTolk. . Mrs. AVInstnn Hlx, of Roanok?, came to-night to visit Hon. J. E. Booker's family. Mnety Per Cent. of the people have some kind of humor In the blood, and this causes many d'seases. Hood's Sarsaparllla cures these diseases by expelling the hum jr. Hood's Pills (ire non-Irritating and'the only pills to take with Hood's Sarsapa? rllla. SUFFOLK ADVERTISEME'TS THE ONLY WAY MOST MEN WILL Five money Is a little at a time, sys? tematic saving. The experience of prac? tical men who know, say that a good wav to save money is to invest In LIFE INSURANCE. It means laying aside a Binull amount each year and receiving vour money back with large prollls at u time when you need It most. For this purpose the best policy Is the Lifo Rate Endowment Issued by the Union Central. For full Information call on or write to WOODWARD & ELAM. Suffolk. Va. By supplying fresb. goods often. That's the best way to lielp .it. And it's the way the National Biscuit Company have adopted in estab? lishing a Norfolk Branch \>f the Mason Bakery Mr. B. Percy Alley, of 94 Ronnokc Ave., is in charge, and will carry a complete line of fine cakes and crackers to supply the retail aud jobbing trade at the shortest notice. You'll find it to your advan? tage to use the facilities of the new branch for keep? ing your stock fresh, crisp and inviting. It will help to build up your cake and cracker business. NATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY. James D. Mason, Manager Mason Bakery. .intawilll II I MMBWBBMs^ms?MB?ssM--mMl ^ -*>*>-4> ?*>-*>*> +>^0 The Story at a Glance! In value giving the Cannon B-all Clothing Co. is pre-eminent. Our phenomenal success has been hon? estly and fairly won, and we intend making it still greater?if fair, square dealing and selling merchandise of dependable quality at lowest prices will do it. Here unequaled money-saving opportunities greet you at every turn. A visit will convince you that there is no place like " The Cannon Ball Clothing Co." for true economy. Men's Suits. Fancy Hair Lined Cas slmercs, nicely made, worth $7.00. We have marked for quick selling $3.2^ Men's Suits, ail-wool and well tailor? ed. A rango 'of a dozen styles to se? lect form. Worth 51100. They are wonders at Men's Fancy All-Wool or Black Clay Worsted Suits h'gh grade tailoring. Worth JH.O0. Yours for the asking a-t $7.15 0 _ * Boys' Fancy Wash Suits, in BlousSv styles, largo sailor collars. Excellent range of colors. Worth Jl.UO. Your A choice at 49C. Boys' 6ults. ages 4 to 10 years. Beautiful styles In Casslmercs. Worth 13.00. They will he quick sellers at Sl.^J-S Boys' Suits, all-wool, In Cheeks and Plaids. Perfect in every particular. Worth J4.00. Our special prico $1.95 ? CANNON BALL CLOTHBNG CO., * 219 MAIN ST., Opposite Academy of Music. THE LoWufcg Sued STORE. Of all Broken Assort? ments in Silk Waists At half price and less. A chance in Children's Reefers at greatly reduced prices and Specials in P.K. and Crash Skirts. BENJ, LOWENBERG, 34 Granby Street. THE MONTICELLO CORNER. CODTIHOES TO DflY. Those at $S.OO go at $*.98. Those at #7.00 go at R98. Those at #10.00 go at $7.98. Those at $12.00 go at $9.50. So. Bell 'Phone No. 437. So. States "Phone No. 825. Has Begun the Improvement of Another Large Section of Its Property FOR HIGH GRADE BUILDING LOTS. Those Improyements! Will he First-Class in Every Way, and of the Most Modern Design and Execution. ASPHALT ROADWAYS, ARTIFICIAL STONE FOOT PAVEMENT, COMBINED CURB AND GUTTER. THE ARK A NOW BEING IMPROVED IS AN EXTENSION OF THE GHENT STREETS NORTH OF OLNET ROAD TO AND INCLUDING RED GATE AVENUE AND WEST OF COLONIAL AVENUE TO COLLEY AVE? NUE. INCLUDING THE STOCKLEY GARDENS. WITH HOUSE CONNECTIONS FINISHED, IS NOW IN OPERA? TION. ARE LAID AND CONNECTED WITH THE LOTS. The Sewer System TION. The Water Mains The Gas Mains Olney Road ARE NOW BEING PUT IN PLACE. ARTIFICIAL STONE FOOT WILL BE PAVED WITH VITRIFIED BRICK WITH GRANITE CURB AND PAVE MENT. Bosssevam Avenue Z^^lv^L. TAVED WITH SIIUET ASriIALT ROADWAY. ARTIFICIAL STONE CURB AND GUTTER AND ARTIFICIAL STONE FOOT PAVEMENT. Raleigh Avenue TO COLLEY AVENUE. Redgate Avenue Manteo Street WILL BE IMPROVED IN THE SAME MANNER FROM COLONIAL AVENUE FROM COIX>NIAL AVENUE TO COL LI :Y AVENUE. IN THE SAME WAY. FROM OLNEY ROAD TO REDGATE AVENUE. WILL BIS PAVED LIKE? WISE WITH SHEET ASPHALT AND ARTIFICIAL STONE. NO CITY IMPROVEMENTS CAN BE BETTER MADE THAN THESE. THE STREETS ARE BEING GRADED AND PREPARED FOR THE PAVING. THE CONTRACT FOR THE WORK HAS BEEN FORMALLY EXECUTED WITH THE WARREN-SCHARF ASPHALT PAVING COM? PANY, OF NEW YORK, AND THE WORK WILL BE COMMENCED AS SOON AS THE WEATHER WILL SAFELY PERMIT. THE STOCKLEY GARDENS, WHICH ARE SHOWN ON THE MAPS OP THE NORFOLK COMPANY, ARE BEING IMPROVED TO AGREE WITH THE ORIGINAL PLANS. THESE THREE GARDENS. EXTENDING) NORTH FROM OLNEY' ROAD FOR N EARLY ONE THOUSAND FEET, WILL BE PLANTED WITH ORNAMENTAL AND SHADE TREES AND WITH FLOWERING SHRUBS, IN ACCORDANCE WITH CAREFULLY. PREPARED DESIGNS, AND UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE WELL KNOWN GARDINER, MR. JOHN M AUG HAN. ALL THESE IMPROVEMENTS WILL BE PUSHED AS FAST AS THE WEATHER WILL PERMIT. AND IT IS EXPECTED THAT THEY WILL BE COMPLETED BY OCTOBER 1st OF THIS YEAR. MANY LOTS HAVE ALREADY BEN SOLD, AND THOSE WHO WISH TO INVEST IN VALUABLE PROPERTY, OR DESIRE TO SECURE FOR A HOME A SITE WHICH WILL MEET EVERY MUNICIPAL REQUIRE? MENT, ARE URGED TO CONSIDER THIS SECTION AND ITS ADVAN? TAGES. ( THE SIXTH WARD IS THE GROWING WARD OF THE CITY, AND THE NORFOLK COMPANY'S PROPERTY- IS IN THE MOST VALUABLE PART OF IT. TWO LINES OF ELECTRIC STREET CARS CARRY PASSENGERS TO MARKET SQUARE WITHIN TWELVE MINUTES. For information as to prces and terms apply to J. P. ANDRE MOTTXJ, JOHN GRAHAM, Jr., General Sales Agent, Norfolk, Va. Engineer and Sup't, Norfolk, Va.