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THE NEWS FROM THE OLD NORTH STATE AND ITS CAPITAL.
OUR RALEIGH NEWSLETTER Wake County Commissioners Sue Ex-Sheriff Jones, s f ! DR. DIXOM AT OLD HOME Uli 4 onffrrs-ntlou Will Bnllrt l.nreoat (baren In the fcnml ?II yuioinutl The Mule Oanrd t-.ncnmpmrnt ? The Anhevllle llnnK C??e?-Tb? rcnltentli?rjrClt?liii?-Gi-oousboro*f? Lnto Fire. Raleigh, N. C, June 22.?The commis? sioners of Wake county yesterday com? menced suit against ex-Sherirf Hamil? ton T. Jones and his surety, the Fi? delity and Deposit Company, of Mary? land. , The suit Is not only for the amount of the shortage, J4.718.41, but also for the penalty of $2,000 ?ind 2 per cent, a month upon the amount duo and un? paid slnco May 1, 1R99, as allowed by law. This will make the total amount sued for, when the case cornea on for trial at the July term of court, about $7,500. The title of the case is: The State of North Carolina upon the relation ot Bailey P. Williamson, treasurer of Wake county,? Norlh Carolina. vs. Hamilton T. Jones and Deposit Com? pany, of Maryland. DR. A. C. DIXON. Rev. A. C. Dlxon, of the Hanson Place Church, Borough of Brooklyn, N. T., with Mrs. Dlxon. Will spend two works of his vacation at hin old homo In the m luntalns of Western North Carolina, und will preach four or five days nt Shelby, his birthplace, In the large tabernacle which the different de? nominations nf the village built for him o year ago. During his absence from Now York in August his pulpit will bo filled by Rev. Len. Q. Broughton, of Atlanta. Dr. Dixon's church will raise 1250,000 to build one of the largest, nouses of worship in the United States. HYMENEAL. Cards have boon Issued for the mar? riage Of Cnpt. W. B. Williams, one of the Seaboard Air Lino's most popular conductors, to Miss Marion Build, Of Durham, formerly of Philadelphia. The ceremony will take place at the bride's home In Durham on Wednesday, June 2f.th. Rev. Dr. M. M. Marshall, rector of Christ Church, this city, will ofTlcl nto. After tho ceremony the happy couple will leave for a trip to Wash? ington, Philadelphia, New York, Ni? agara and other Northern points. This morning at 8 o'clock, at South? ern Pines, Mr. A. Rhodes, of this city, and Mrs. L. A. Raymond, of Southern Pines, will be married, Rev. H. T. Crop, ory officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Rhodes will come here on the noon train and make this city their home. They will reside at Mr. J. M. Turner's, on Hills boro street. STATE GUARD ENCAMPMENT. Though Adjutant General Royster was In his office yesterday, he did not arrange the program for the Stale Guard Encampment, as was expected. "We are being- deiayed by the ques? tion of railroad rates," lie exclaimed. If we can get a reasonable rate there will be an encampment at Morohead this Biimmcr. If wo can't get such a rate over the roads leading to Morehead then we'll try some other road and some other place. We'll have a reas? onable rate or we'll have no encamp? ment." Touching the squabble in certain places between the o!d and new com? panies the Adjutant General eaid: "There has been talk of re-organizing the entire Guard. This will not be done. The Second and Third regiments are all right, and will not bo disturbed. The only trouble Is In the First regi? ment. ASHEVILT.E BANK CASES. Judge W. P. Byriuni, of Greensboro. N. C? has been appointed special at? torney for the government in the cases of (he United States against President Breese andCashicr Penland, of the First National Bank, and State Senator Cocke and Pullinm, of the National Bunk of Ashevllle. Judge Bynum states that Senator Cocke was suspected of embezzlement before his election, hut that the District Attorney only decided upon hlii arrest a month ago. There nre ninety-six separate counts against Cocke. The cases of Breese and Pen land come up on appeal before the Cir? cuit Court in Richmond, Va., in No? vember. Cocke and Pulliam will be tried in Ashevllle In November. THE PEN CLAIMS. The State Treasurer yesterday paid out about M.000 of penitentiary claims Payment of a great number 'of other claims was refused. Those paid were for debts "due on January 1st." and so stated in the warrant. Those re? fused were for debts that the warrants said were due on March 6lh. The lat? ter claims the State Treasurer de hues to pay. under the recent decision of the Attorney General. The warrants paid yesterday were for rent of the State farms. Some other claims for rent, though, were presented Incorrectly made out for debt "due March fith," and hence they were noi paid. Rent claims nre as a matter of fact due January 1st, and not .March 6th. BRIEF MENTION. Gen. James D. G!enn is out In n card denying that the Greensboro Water Company did not have sufficient sup? ply of water at the time the Benbow House was burned. At the time the fire alarm sounded the gauges at the wa? ter station showed that the tank was full of water. There was a pressure of 12:15 pounds, which is the maximum pressure at the station. The Star says the exodus of negroes from Wilmington continues. Regularly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Satur? days, when connection is made with the boat north, large parties of negroes are carried out from there; never less than ten or twelve, and much oftener as many as forty or fifty. . Prof. Blaelngame, president of the Baptist Female University, Is expected to arrive In Raleigh this week and be gin preparations for the organization of his faculty and the opening of the uni? versity In September. There Is much yet to be done. The Ashevllle District Conference (Methodist) unanimously adopted reso? lutions requesting the bishops to call a session of the General Conference In order that Bar bee and Smith, book agents, may be replaci d by men who are above suspicion. Washington Duke, one o/ Durham's tobacco millionaires, will erect a very spacious and handsome building for the Southern Conservatory of Music at that place. It will cost $23,000. Rev. Plato Durham has been elected adjutant professor of Biblical Litera? ture at Trinity College. ELIZABETH CITY. News Nolcs From the Capita! ot Pasquotank. Iljnili r>r Sir. Jlnnic? D. Perry An Kreiling Nuptial l.vent? Clttlilreu I iijo.r n I'iciiic Cutler itic l'luct? I'crsounl (Special to Virginktn-Pllot.) Elisabeth City. N. C, June 21.?Mr. G. II. Wood's residence on West Fearing street, is nearly completed, and is nn ornament to that part of the town. Mr. James D. Perry died at Iiis home, on Pearl street, at 12 o'clock last night, in his K7th year. Mr. Perry was one of the oldest and most prominent men In one county. Ho was a devout Christian and for a number of years an active member of the Methodist Church. He leaves a large family and a host of friends to mourn his loss. The funeral services took place to-day at Newbegun Creek at 11 o'clock, and his remains were Interred In tho old family bury? ing ground in the lower part of this county. Mr. s. E. Speight Is confined to his home on West Fearing street, by sick? ness. At the homo of Mr. and Mrs. Joslah Chapel, "ti Si cond street, nt S;30 o'clock last night, their daughter, Miss Ada. was married to Mr. C. F. Bllvcn. There was a large crowd present to witness the ceremony, which was performed by Rev. Dr. Pcillck, pastor of the Bap list Church. Ralph Ringham, the boy orator, will appear at Lowry Academy of Music to? night for the benefit of tho Baptist Church. A crowd of small children spent yes? terday at the park. They carried their baskets heavily ladcnCd With good edi? ble s. and enjoyed their dinners in the shade of the pines. Rev. lt. H. Dick, known ns the "Black Sam Jones," Will preach at the courthouse Friday night. At a regular communication of Eu? reka Lodge. No. 317, A. F. and A. M., inst night the following officers were elected for the ensuing yen-: Dr. J. B. Grlgg*. W. M : Dr. A. I* Pendlet.m. S. W.j W. ('. Glover, 3. W.; 11. F. Spencc, treasurer, nnd J. A. Hooper, secretary. They will be Installed on the first Tues? day night in July. The Raleigh News nnd Observer of yesterday says: Mr. Isaac M. Me kins, a prominent young Republican living In Elisabeth City, has been in tho city this week Mo tniyi the News nnd Ob? server Hint be Intends, nt an early day. to write an o:>en letter In favor of the constitutional iimcndmnnl Mr. Meek ins was a candidate for S^Udior on the Republican ticket during tho last cam? paign, j II KRTPtlltn, A PBETTY MARRIAGE CEREMONY ?FIRE I.AST NIGHT. (Special lo Virginian-Pilot.) Hertford. N C-. .Tun? 21.-This morn? ing at 8:15 o'clock one of the prettiest marriages or tin- year wns celebrated at the M. E. Church, Soulh, when Mr. Win 18 WhI 1* ?ml Miss ll.-l.--n NoWliy weie Joined In holy wedlock by Rev. J. A. Homndny. At ihs nppolntcd hour the sweet strains of I he organ, under the deft manipulation of Miss Ethel McMullen, fell upon the perfumed air of ?the holy sanctuary und the bridal party mart bed un the aisle In the fol? lowing order: Misses Mary McMullen nnd Nellie Ncwby, dower giiis; Messrs. Oscar Ncwby und Wnylaml Hayes, ushers; Miss Jenny Ncwby. maid of honor; Mr. Win. Blanchnrd as best man. with Mr. White and Mr. O 11 Newby with Miss Helen Newhy. The bride was given away be Mr. G II. Newby. brother of the bride. The church was beautifully decorated with wreaths and flowers. Above the chancel railing was suspended a beau? tiful curtain of ferns, artistically ar? ranged. The curtains were purled at the bottom and fastened at the corners, displayin;: the back of the pulpit, which was decorated with n pyramid of hot house flowers, the top of ibt pyramid being surmounted by a beautiful palm. At the foot of the altar was spread a beautiful bear skin rug. A beautiful work of art in the way of a bell of water lilies was BUSPendtd above the altar by a white ribbon. The flowei girls carried each a large bunch of water lilies. The bride was attired In a beaut fill brown traveling suit. Miss Jenny N >w by, the maid of honor, was costumed In green liberty silk. The bridal tour has been postponed on account of threatening Illness of the gr.Hiin. Wo have witnessed many pretty ceremonies of this kind In out life, but we agree with the public tit large that this w as the i-reltlest we I have ever seen. Wo wish the couple a long life of peace, prosperity and hap? piness. STEAMER ON FIRE. Last nl;rht a little after 13 o'clock fire was discovered on board the steam? er J J. Fleetwood Captain Walker, lying at the company's wharf, with the two llremen and cook sleeping on board The (Ire or.glnated in the coal bunkers and was discovered shortly afterwards by some of, the night workmen at the log pound, who immediately hastened to awaken those on board nnd nut out the fire. But little damage vva3 re? sulted. AN EXHIBITION. Mr. G. H. Yance, of New York, gave a very delightful and Interesting sterop tlcon evhibitlon at the Courthouse last night. The proceeds were for the bene? fit of the Baptist Sunday school library. INFORMATION WANTED. A great deal of uneasines Is felt on Every Sufferer from Lung Weakness, Consumption, Asthma, Catarrh or Bronchitis Can Be Cured. L~ The S/ocam System lung: troubles or THF.Y WILL KILL YOU. That's the whole situation in a I nutshell. Never was there a cure for lung; trou? bles equal to the newly-discovered Dr. Slocum treatment. This forms a sys? tem of Four Remedies that are used si? multaneously and supplement each other's curative action. It cures weak lungs, bronchitis, asthma, coughs, con? sumption and every other ailment of the pulmonary region. It destroys every Kernt that can affect the respira? tory system, and even in advanced stages oi lunc; trouble positively arrests the tubercular growth, while it also builds up the patient so that his system is enabled to throw off scrofula, rheum? atism, catarrh, and other wastng dis? eases. Thousands of cured cases already prove these claims. Thousands of grate? ful people bless the discovery. The Doctor wants everybody to know the surprising merits of his system. He has arranged to pive a free treatment (Four Preparations) to all sufferers. Full instructions for use accompany each treatment WRITE TO THE DOCTOR. Write at once to Dr. T. A. Slocum Laboratories, 96 and 98 Pine street, New York City, giving full express and postofnee address, and mention this pa? per. Delay only makes your trouble worse the part of our people In regard to Mr. and Mrs. Allan Perry, who left here three weeks ago In a. small sail? boat for Morehead City. Mr. Perry promised to inform several parties in this city when he reached Morehead City, but as yet nothing has been heard of them, and it Is the fear of many that they have met a watery grave. Hertford now beasts of a new enter? prise under the firm name of Normun & Hall. They carry a line of bicyclesi and bicycle sundries, and do a large' repairing bus'ties. They also know a good thing when they see It. For In? stance they subscribed to the Vlrgln lan-Pllot in preference to any other paper. I.I?Er*T??!?. (Special to Virginlan-Pllot.) Edenton, N. C, June 21.?Rev. W. C. Waff, of Reynoldson, Is the guest of relatives here. Carpenters are at work on the Wood nrd Mouse, putting it In good order. Tlie painters' brush will be applied In a short while. Miss Ethel Bert has returned from Belhaven after spending several days there with friends. The Busy Bee Society of the M. E. Church gave a very successful lawn parly last evening on Mr. Theo. Ralph's lawn. The young gentlemen of otir town will give a dance to-night at Rea's Op? era Bouse in honor of the visiting voting ladies that are in our little city. licv. Mr. "Willis is at home after a week's absence. The Edenton military company was Inspected last evitilng by Inspector General Frank P. Hobgood. There was Jtollt, &l;in l.riipliaiia, Ulcers, Pimples, I'rvrr Snrc.t, l\czema, Scrofula, Cancers, CORED BY B.B.B.. BOTANIC BLOOD BALM. To protc the ucmdrrfuX heulmo pover cf H.H.II., er cry i ittfer er mat/ receive a SAUl'LL" BOTTLE 0/ B.H.B. FREE /?')" ?Ml,. Ii.lt.Ii., Botanic I'.lood Itnlm, linn n fiuuMcry over nil Mood Dim-uses which no other remedy even approaches. It. li.it. literally drives the pnl*on. or bnd blood, out of the body, bones, and entire system, leaving tlio llesh pure and Ore from blemishes, v, bile It.It.It. Is it powerful blood n me.lv, i! can be tnki-n with per? fect safety by old und youne;. ll.ll.lt. leaves no bud after effects, und the cures are permanent. Tumor?, l'lccrs,.or Cancer of the Nose, F.yc, I.lp, Ear, Seek, Breast, Stomach, Leg?, or Anns, are all Durable t.y Ii. B.H., which in nude especially to cm* all terrible HlooU lMs-asea. )>rs:il?nt Sores.Itlood sad Skin Blemishes, thai res.st other treatments, arc quickly cure! ny B.IIJI, Skin Eruptions, Ilm pies, Red, Itching Kcwma, Scale?, Blisters, Hed or brown I'atehes, Blotches, etc., are all due to bad l.i?ol. M. I hence easily cured by II.D.H. Syphilltio Blood I'oison literally driven from the system by lt.ll.it. In on* to live months. It. U.U. docs not con? tain vegetable or mineral poison. One bottle ?111 test it in any case. For tale by druggists every, where, targe bottles, pi,six for 85. Send: stamps for book and free sample bottle, which will be tent by return man. When you write, describe symp? toms, and personal free medical advice will be given. Address Blood Balm Co., Atlanta, Uk quite a crowd present on tho green to witness same. The boys made a cred? itable showing. HALIFAX. PRISONERS ASSAULT THE JAILOR AND ESCAPE. Halifax. N. C? June 21?The prisoners at the jail fell upon the jailor this morning and, after a fight, succeeded in effecting their escape, taking the keys with them. A man tried to help Mr. Fenner, the Jailor, but both were hurt and covered with blood. Their In? juries are not serious. State prison hounds have been sent for to track them. A very pleasant Guild meeting was held at Mr. Tom Fenner's Monday night, and a lawn party will be given to-night for the benefit of the M. E. Church. JOHN 0. GuMflGE ESTABLISHED 1865. Sewer and Well Pipe BRICK TILE ALL SIZES. Lime, Cements, Plaster, Bricks, Laths, Hair, Shingles, Flooring Etc WOODSIDE'S WHARF. _NO RFOIK, VA_ J. W. G AM A OF.. VT. .V. WALLER. EWE & WALLES. Headquarter for Foreign and Domesti: Cement, Lime, Plaster, Brisxs. Sewer and Chimney Pipe, Laths, Shingles, &c Office and warehouse! 12 to 18 PLUME ST Near the Bridee. NORFOLK VA. An old gentleman in Harrisburg, Ark., a Justice of the Peace, had no knowledge of TABULES until, to quote his own words, "I read about them on the slate from Spirit Side. I then got one of our druggists to order some of them. I received the Tabules by mail, and have taken according to directions from the Spirit Side, an,d must say that they are the most wonderful medicines for liver and stomach that I ever saw. I wish these Tabules were in every family." ????????#???? 9 I ELECTRIC FRNS I Mi. ?*.& I m *? ? I VIRGINIA ELECTRIC COMPANY WWW IMF WWW WWW A ^C^f\- ^L3^ -Hi!/ ?laXSfSEL A sensational H?if-P?ss Glotfilng Sale Too largo a stock of Men's und Boys' Fine Summer Clothinc at this time of the season. Rather than drat; alon>r until the end of the season to clear out our stock we. do it now, when you need them most. No mat? te:- what our former low prices wi re, this sale means that you can coats into this sure, make your selections and pay Just HALF THE PRICE that cloth'ns of equal value wii 1 <-ost you elsewhere:-Make?arioto or* these few of many item* offered in tills final clearunce of Summer Cloth? ing Men's Offlco Coats, of a steel grey material, well made. The wash tub will not barm them, A small hit only, Men's Fine All-Woe 1 Royal r.luo Berge Bults, fully warranted in every particular. Another suit or money re? funded should they ever Ohange color. They will bo quick sellers at . ? $6.45 Men's I/nen Crash Suits, well tall r ed. thoroughly shrunked, over-stitched seams. The threo dollar quality at.... S1.73 Boys' Washable Knee Pants, small ? che ks, plaids and fancy Stripes. S.? ii to 10 years. They are wonderful ? values at per pair . a 9C. Boys' Oouble-breested Linen Butts, well tailored, pearl buttons, non shrinking, You would have thought them reasonable at two dollars, but at this salo price . 95C Boys' Fancy Wash Suits, In Blouse styles, large sa lor collars. Excellent range of colors. Worth $1.00, Your 49C. BALL CLOTHING CO 219 MAIN ST., Opposite Academy of Music. LIFE! If you are sick lay prejudice aside and call and investigate the Wonder of Nature's Cures. REMEMBER THE STATIC SPRAY Is No Jerking, Shocking Battery Treatment The pleasantness of this treatment has astonished many here already. ? Why wear an imperfect fitting Truss wnen we are trained in this work and guarantee satisfaction ? Our own make Electric Belts are a wonder in giving strength._ New York Medical Co., Consultation Free. 151 Qranby St?