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THE NEWS OF NORFOUK ON PAGES TWO, THREE. KIVK A\l) SIX:
WEATHER REPORT._
WEATHER FORECAST.
Washington June 2S. 1SU9.
For Virginia: Fair Tuesduy; Increas?
ing cloudiness Wencsduy; variable
winds.
For North Carolina: Threatening
Tuesday, with showers near the coast;
probably fair Wednesday; ? variable
v mdsi
NortolK nu<l VIolnllT
WEATHER FORECAST FOR
TODAY.
Fair; moderate temperature; light
northerly winds.
TEMPERATURE, RAINFALL AND
HUMIDITY.
Maximum temperature. 7G
Minimum temperature. 72
Normal temperature. 7'J
Departure from normal.minus 5
Departure from normal since Jan?
uary 1st.minus 21
Rainfall In past 21 hours.Trace
Rainfall since 1st of month.5.3S
Mean humidity.
CALENDAR.
Sun rises 4:47 a. m.; sets 7:29 p. m.
TIDES.
Norfolk: High water 0:00 a. m.. 12:02
p. m.: low water r>:54 a. m.. fi:l"> p. m.
Old Point: High water 11:39 a. m..
11:41 p. m.; low water 5:33 a. m., 5:54
p. m.
DIF.I).
CAPPS.? At St. Vincent's Hospital. Sun?
day. June 2?th. at 10 a. m., JOHN T.
CAPPS, in the 59th year of his -age.
The funeral will take place from his
residence, No. 2R3 Chapel strppt. THIS
(Tuesday) AFTERNOON, June llTtri. at 4
o'clock. Friends and acquaintances invited
to attend.
GORMAN.?At the residence or her
father. No. 3.7) Ptoush street. Monday,
June 28th. 1899, at 2:0? o'clock p. m.,
JULIA daughter of Thomas and the late
Catherine Gorman.
The funeral will take place from Sac red
Heart Catholic Church TO-MORROW
(Wednesday) MORNING at 10 o'clo k
Friends of the family are Invited to
tend
Je27-2t_(Ledger copy.)
Monuments-and Gravestones
The selection or a suitable
memoria: In mnrble or Kran
tto can be readily made from
our slock, for wo carry the
larprst assortment of finish?
ed design* In tho South.
THE COUPER MARBLE WORKS
VK?tat>!l*tie<l no Yours.)
intl-IO:t Itmi u Nt. KorfolK. Vn,
.III'.!'. II NO*.
Castle Hall
Urumbleton Lodge No. .Hi. K. Of p.
Norfolk, Va., June liTth, P'.iH.
OFFICERS AND M EM HE us OF
this lodge are requested to
assemble at their Castle Hall
(Kim biiiid nci THIS (Tuesday)
AFTERNOON, June T,. it :i
o'clock, to pay the last tribulo
of respect to our deceased
Brother j. T. CA pps, lute Regimental
Quartermaster of First Virginia Regi?
ment, U, r. K. of p. Members of sister
lodges are Invited to participate.
W. A. WICKIIOU8E,
it K. of R. and s.
A n I'.tKH KHTffc
THEATRE
Week of June 26th, 1899.
Oscar P. KISSON.Manager
WALTER GARRY.Stage Manager
Grand Minstrel Performance
-BY?
CARLIN & CLARKE'S
SPLENDID niNSTRELS.
20 EXPERT EXPONENTS OF MIN?
STREL ART.
SPECIAL.
One week, beginning Sunday. Matinee
July 2d. SCH1L/.ONVI and 11 IS MAR?
VELOUS HUNGARIAN BOYS' MILI?
TARY BAND. G-r?,itcm y Uriel Inn ..oI-Us
klnd on earth.
AUDITORIUn THEATRE.
S. E. Corner Nebraska and Union Sts.
JAMES M. BARTON .Prep, and Mgr.
OPEN EVERY NIGHT IN THE YEAR
EXCEPT SUNDAY.
Presenting a Respectable, Up-to-Date
Vaudeville Entertainment.
Matinees Tuesdays. Thursdays and Sat?
urdays at 2 p. m. Evening performance
at 8 p. m. Admission?10c, l.ic., 23c.
^ NOBBY^
Split and Rough Yachis.
Ladies' Sailors at Cost.
?9
249 Main Street.
FRESH
Dalmation Insect Powder,
Death Dust,
Sticky Fly Paper,
Poisoned Fly Paper.
-FOR SALE DY?
Trotter's Drug Store,
388 Main Street, Corner Church.
I'xcurslon Postponed.
The excursion and concert that was
to have- been given last night on iVt
steamer PocahOfiftffl by Prof. A. F.
Koerner and Prof. Chas. Borjes, was
ji it given oh account of an accident to
the steamer. These gentlemen state
that it will be given later, and due an
noiincerriefii t>f date will he made.
Ml Iii sight of monument. "Newest
Discovery" extracts teeth painlessly.
>; S'. Dental Rooms. Ennes only, 32i
ilnln street, corner Talbot.
We are now t\l work making College
and School Medals. We will save you
money if your order is placed with us.
m , THE GALE JEWELRY CO.
THE COURTS
OF_NORFOLK
Suit For Damage For Alleged
Breach of Contract.
THE CITY OF PORTSMOUTH
John I.. Hummer v?. Ilio ConMiimcrN
llrcwlug Company in Law ami
Chancery Court?Suit Against City
ot Poriniliouitt on Trial in Vailed
States Court?Ol?er Legal Mute? of
?merest.
in tho Court of Law- and Chancery
yesterday the case of John It. Hummer
vs. the Cousumcrs' Brewing Company
was begun. Mr. Hummer sues for
breach of contract on the part i>f the
defendant company, by which lie al
leges to have been damaged to the erf
tent of (3,000.
Mr. Hummer entered Into a contract
with the general manager of the Con?
sumers' Brewing Company in 1*96,
shortly after that company was form?
ed. By this contract the brewing com?
pany was to furnish heir to Mr. H?m?
mer at Greensboro, N. C at stated
terms for a year, with the privilege of
extending the contract five years given
Mr. Hummer. The brewing company
by this contract was also to furnish the
necessary advertising matter to give
the beer a BOOtl sale In Greensboro.
After having acted upon this con
TrTicL r.n- eiKlil lle;?.hs. .in?plaintiff al
leges that he received notice that the
company would no longer attempt to
carry out the contract, the Board'of
Directors repudiating it oh the mound
that it had not been ratified by the
proper officials. The plaintiff's attor?
neys, Messrs. Heath ?<i Heath, argued
yesterday thai the general manager
had the power to make contracts, but
the defendant's counsel, Mr. Edward
It. Baird, claimed that the contract
was not legal because it was not under
the president's* and secretary's seal,
and had no; been ratified by th" Hoard
of Directors,
MAURI AGE LICENSES.
At the Clerk's office yesterday the
following marriage licenses were is?
sued:
William Alexander Ohley and Mario
Louise Downinin, both of Charleston,
West Virginia.
William II. Forrest and Mary Olive
King, 'both of Norfolk.
William Henry Lewis and Pocahon
tas Sprat ley, colored, of Norfolk.
PROPERTY TRANSFER;
A deed was recorder yesterday in the
Clerk's office transferring from Mary
Louisa. Vatighan to A. .1. Goodrich, a
lot situated at tin- northeast Intersec?
tion of Salier street with Suffolk strci r,
$700.
EX AMI NATION WAI V ED.
Henry Robertson, colored, alias
Pocklcs. w.is arraigned in the P?lfto
Court yesterday on the charge of cut?
ting Henry Boldcn, colored, in King's
lane las'. Saturday morning. Holden
was not able to appear, and ilie accused
by advice of his counsel. Mr. .lohn ?!.
Til ton, waived examination and -was
sent to the grand jury of I he July term
of the Corporation Court, lie was re?
manded to jail.
NEGRO BOY SHOT.
Jack Brown, :i negro 'boy, was shot
in the side by Policeman c. A. Turner
Sunday night about 10:30 o'clock While
running from three officers. Officer
Brcnnan first saw Brown on Commer?
cial Place withy a bundle under his
arm. When 'the officer asked him to
stop he dodged and rar, Officers Wade
and Turner J?TnTTTjJ rn-rtre?cIum1,
Though repeatedly ordered to luilt,
Brown kept on running and Officer
Turner, to prevent his escape, pulled
his pistol and fired at Kim, striking him,
in the side. Dr. Speight removed the
bullet at police headquarters. It had
struck a rib and lodged under the skin.
The hoy was held ns a suspicious
character, but Justice Tomlln after
hearing the circumstances of tin- shoot?
ing yesterday and finding no evidence
against Brown .other than ihat he ran
when hailed by Officer Brcnnan, dis?
charged him.
MINOR POLICE ITEMS.
Eilna ?rmst.'ad, a member of the col?
ored swagger set, got on a Sattirany
night drunk and became very profane
in her conversation on the street. A
policeman who denied her Immun ly In
"cussing a blue streak" was violently
assaulted, but he landed her In the pa?
trol wagon, and this morning before
Justice Tomlln she was fined $9 and
costs.
Sol Austin, colored, assaulted Thonins
Sykes, also i olored, anil hatted him f.ut
before the latter had time t> offer re?
sistance. Justice Tomlln fined Austin
$10.r.n.
George A. Norton, assaulting a wo?
man; lined ,*?">.
James Bright, colored, stealing a shirt
from. 1311 M ?otv. colored: fined $3..">0.
Mary Thomas, colored, lunacy; dis?
charged.
Henry Milliard, colored, stealing a
coat; sixty days in jail.
Homer Allan, .-. k nuisance; five days
in jail.
George Manuel, c do red, drunkenness
und pr'ofnnlty; fined -{".
Eliza Johnston .i'"l Elnora l>igg?.
both colored, disorderly conduct; lined
$1 each.
UNITED STATES COURT.
Judge Waddill convened the United
Slates Circuit Court yesterday to hear
the case of Sahford Brooks & Bonsai
vs. the city ,.f Portsmouth. The sum
of $35,100.72 is involved In this suit, the
plaintiff claiming this amount as bal?
ance due them for laying the Ports?
mouth sewers in the su. i:te ' mil fall
of 1895. The city of Portsmouth, rep?
resented by Captain John w. Happer.
the city attorney, and Mr. Richard
Walke, of Norfolk, demur to t'a ? . '.aim,
with the exception of $1.000, ivhl h the
city admits owing the plaintiffs.
Messrs. Hughes & Lic.ie represent the
plaintiffs.
A Jury was drawn and the case be?
gun yesterday, it will occupy about
three days.
BANKRUPTCY PETITION.
Through his attorney, Joseph $ob
Inn*. Jr.. George W. Bethel yesterday
Hied a petition In the United States
Court asking for discharge In bank
ruptcy. His liabilities are $29,410.00.
while his assets are only $;>0.
METHODIST PREACHERS.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE REGULAR
WEEKLY CONFERENCE?
Tho Methodist; preachers met In
weekly session at 10:30 a- m. yesterday
and was called to order by the presi?
dent. Rev", vv. H. Edwards- Prayer was
Offered by Rev. J. W. Nicholson, of
South Prfncjss Anne circuit. On the
call of the churches reports were heard
from the following:
Rev. L. B. Hetty had "Children's
Day" services at Monumental. Ports?
mouth, at II a. m. Sunday; preached to
the usual good congregation at night.
1_Queen Street, Norfolk?-Rev. S. C.
Hatcher had. "Children's Day" In the
morning; received three by letter and
had one conversion at night.
Hev. J. W. Nicholson, Of South Prin?
cess Anne, reported live conversions at
Wash Wood's Church.
central. Portsmouth ? Rev. R. F.
Beadles received one by letter.
Rev. J. w. Crlder preached twice on
the East Norfolk Circuit Sunday for
the pastor, who is sick.
Hex-. R. M. Chandler received one by
letter at Chestnut Street. Berkley.
All of the other churches were served
by their regular pastors.
A commit ice, consisting of Dev. Dr.
H. E- Johnson, Rov. S. C. Hatcher and
Hey. W. R. Proctor, was appointed to
take legal steps mo prevent the proposed
vaudeville performance announced to
take place nt Ocean View Sunday, July
2d.
THE BAPTIST MINISTERS.
INTERESTING REPORTS OF A
WEEK'S WORK.
The Baptist ministers held their last
meeting yesterday morning till Sep?
tember next. Several of the pastors
will leave in a week or two for it vaca?
tion, and, besides, the conference usual?
ly suspends for a couple of months. Rev.
J. P. Essex, of Carrsvllle, was appoint?
ed to conduct the devotional meeting,
which was the regular order, but he
was still Con lined to his home by sick?
ness.
Rev. AY. P. Hirns, of Park View,
Portsmouth, received four by letter.
Hev. J. W. Mitchell, of South Street,
Portsmouth, received two by letter.
Rev. J. T. Riddlck, of G Ilmer ton, had
one restored at Lake Drummond.
Hev. L. ft. Christie, Sptirgeon Memo?
rial. Norfolk, received two by experi?
ence.
Dr. J. J. Hall, Norfolk, had Children's
Day.
Hev. 10. B. Dudley, Norfolk, received
Olio by letter. The Norfolk Sunday
School Association met with his church
Sunday afternoon.
Dr. A. E. Owen. Grace Church, Nor?
folk, had one reel.timed. They have or?
ganised a B. Y. I". t;., with Mr. Russell
Owen as president.
Rev. W. F. Fisher, of Fourth Street,
Portsmouth, had two professions of
faith, received two for baptism, one by
letter, and gave hand of fellowship to
four. The church has deelded to build
I an addition to the Sunday school room.
Epworlli I.entitle Moetlug, Inillnti*
npol I?, .Inly.
Half-rate tickets will be sold via
Chesapeake and Ohio railway on July
18th and 19th, good until July 26th; sub?
ject to an extension to leave Indianapo?
lis not later than August 2l?t. The
Chesapeake, and Ohio is miles nearer
ami quicker than any other lino. The
St. Louis limited, leaving Richmond
daily at 2:15 p. in., reaches Indianapolis
next morning at 11:10 a. in. The F., F.
V., having Richmond at 10::tn p. m.,
reaches Indianapolis next night at 11:50
p. in. Returning, leave Indianapolis at
6:20 p. m., arriving Richmond next af?
ternoon at 3:30 p. m.; leave Indianapo?
lis' at 7:00 a. m., arrive Richmond at
8:80 a. m. Both trains carry dining
cars and Pullman sleepers. Stopover
at While Sulphur will be allowed on
League tickets. Leaguers should take
the Chesapeake and Ohio and d.ive time
and money, and have the advantage of
'two fast trains each way dally.
First Baptist Onion Kleef Ofllcer?,
At the regular meeting of the Young
People's Union of the First Baptist
Church yesterday afternoon, in addi?
tion to the regular service, the follow?
ing were elected by that body of young
people for a. term of six months: Mr.
J. A. Hnlley, president; Mr. W. n.
Qunttlebaum, Vice president: Mr. J. T.
Edwards, secretary: Miss Daisy An?
derson, treasurer. After a few encour?
aging remarks by the president, fol?
lowed by short talks bv Messrs. W. I-:.
Ellfs; II. J. Williamson and L. L. Wil?
liams, the meeting adjourned to me.-:
ne\M Sunday evening at I o'clock, at
which time the district union will meet
at the same place, being the Insl meet?
ing of that body before the Ninth In?
ternational Convention of tie- B. Y. 1'.
U. of America.
!K1?? Vliiiruton Roes Au h.v.
Miss Mary Thurston, the popular
teacher Of elocution, has gone away for
a month's vacation. She will spend a
few days at Richmond, her old home,
and then g> to New York and o:her
points in the East. Upon returning to
Norfolk, Miss Thurston will begin Cue
preliminary arrangements for her
school of elocution.
It is understood that several other
teachers will join with Miss Thurston
in forming a lo w school, in which high
school ami academic courses VM bo
taught. Miss Thurston will, however,
devote her whol? time to teaching her
elocution class, which will hereafter in.
elude young men as well as yo'.tny
1 ladies.
The Kilt's Retnrn.
The Norfolk and Portsmouth Elks,
who went to the meeting of the Grand
Lodge. P.. P. O. Elks, at St. Louis, Mo,
returned home on Saturday night,
reaching Norfolk, over 'he Chesapeake
and Ohio railway at 7:15.
They report having a very pleasant
time. The weather at St. Louis wns
much warmer than nt Norfolk.
On July 1st the Norfolk and Ocean
View Railway Company will place on
sale commutation hooks, containing
fifty rOiind trip tickets between Nor?
folk and Ocean View, for $S.7.'., g iod for
all members of family and friends.
Commencing Monday, June 26th. 15
cents wlllvlie collected for all cash fares
between Norfolk and Ocean View and
Oeenn View and Norfolk.
je2G-su,tu,ta
FEDERATION OF LABOR.
MEETS THIS'Morning- ADDRESS
OF WELCOME BY MAYOR
JOHNSTON.
Much interest is manifested In the
meeting; uf the State Federation of Li?
bur (hat opens at Engte'a Hal), in this
city, this morning.' The matter of the
eight-hour law will probably be quite
fully discussed. The maitter of the
strike of the members of tho local as?
sociation ot Journeymen Plumbers and
Steamfltters may also receive n nice.
Mayor C. Brooks Johnston will de?
liver an address ot welcome. The cities
ot Virginia will toe well represented as
a rule. Roanpke will have sixteen del?
egates present, and Richmond eight.
ENTK 1 ITA l n M En T FEATUR ES.
Th'j Federation delegates will, while
in Norfolk, be the guests ot* the Cen?
tral Trades and Labor Council of Nor?
folk.
The entertainment provided for the
visitors tills evening is a trip to Co?
lumbia Park, whore an < spei tally fine
program will be presented. On Wed?
nesday ev. ning they will be given u
banquet at the Ocean View Hotel. On
Thursday evening they will bo lak :>
on a 111?>. m ound the harbor and, to
the Capes, leaving Norfolk at S p. m.
This trip will he on one of tho Mer?
chants' and Miners' steamers, and will
bo with the compliments of this com?
pany.
Tho meeting here will occupy three
days.
VIRGINIA'S YOUNGEST LEGIS?
LATOR.
Hon. B. C. Folkes, of the list House
of Delegates and the youngest of Vir?
ginia's legislators. Is in Norfolk, called
here as a delegate to Wie meeting of th?
State Federation of Labor.
Mr. Folkes was elected w hen 21 years
of age and Is now UG. lie was then a
machinist, hut is now an active mem?
ber of the Richmond bar. although still
retaining his membership in labor or?
ganizations.
He Is a good speaker, bright nnd
brainy, nnd it is said that he is a 10 to
1 shot to be his own successor in the
House of Delegates. He was generally
prominent In legislation and particular?
ly by reason <.f tho vestibue street car
bill introduced by him. For his suc?
cessful work on this bill he was pre?
sented with a handsome gold w.u. h by
the street car men of Richmond.
Mr. Koikes has recently announced
himself for re-election, and his friends
says he will surely be one of (he live
winners. There are nine candidates In
Richmond, and the race is already
growing lively then'.
Mr. Kolk, s last night called on Chli :'
of Police Klzcr nnd others of his Nor ?
folk friends. He expressed his opinion
Hint Mr. Maunders, of Franklin county,
stood an excellent chance of being
el col cd speaker of the next house. Both
Mr. Bnundcrs and Mr. Ryan, the pres?
ent speaker, have announced their can?
didacy. Mr. Koikes believes Mr. S.Hin?
ders i? one of the coming statesmen of
Virginia.
AT OLD ST. PAUL'S
PHOMINKNT WEST VIRGINIA COU?
PLE WERE MARRIED THERE
YESTERDAY.
A pretty marriage occurred at oil
St. Paul's Church nt high noon yester?
day, tho rector, Rev. Beverly D. Tuck?
er, D. D.. officiating, the contracting
parties being lion. "William A. Ohloy
and Miss Marie Louise Down tain, b 111
of Chhrleston-on-the-Kannwha, West
Virginia. The ceremony?the beautiful
ceremony of the Episcopal Church?was
performed in the presence of a few
friends, and the bride's father, Maj. .1.
G. Downtatn, of the Pension Depart?
ment, Washington, D. c, who joined
the COtipIo in Ibis city.
The brldt> wore n Smart tailor gown
of while broad, loth opening over tuck?
ed taffeta waist, with lace Jabot caught
with a diamond love-knot, tho gift of
the groom.
Mr. and Mrs. Ohley will leave to-day
for Boston, an.I w ill spend their honey?
moon In New England, and the larger
Atlantic coast cities.
The groom is one of the most promi?
nent business men In the Little Moun
-nrin State, and h is seme business in?
terests in this city, lie was formerly
editor and proprietor of tho Fairmont
Index, was Secretary of Stale of West
Virginia under the Fleming administra?
tion and during the last campaign was
chairman of the state- Democratic Or?
ganization Committee.
The bride l- a favorite In West Vir?
ginia social and journalistic circles. She
is recognized as one of 'the cleverest of
the trans-Alleghany woman writers for
the daily press, her mos; nolahlc Work
being done while on tho staff of (lie
Charleston Daily Gazette, and her po?
litical and society work as correspond?
ent of tiic Wile-ding ahd Fairmont ca?
pers. For Iwo terms she graced the
position of State Librarian nt the Cup
[ Itol, being the first lady to hold a dis?
tinct position under any ndmlnlstra
i tlon In West Virginia. In appearance
she1 is chafrfllng, likewise in manner
and con versa I ion. in the latter particu?
larly when she explains that old St.
Caul's was chosen for the scene of (he
happy event on account of lender us
SOClatlOYls with winch. It Is e.isv to in?
fer, the Jiandsome grooift is, not re?
motely connected.
THE VAUDEVILLE.
PREACHERS WILL OPPOSE OCEAN
VIEW PER Fl IRMANCE.
At tho weekly meeting of tho Meth?
odist preachers of the Norfolk And
Portsmouth districts yesterday, the
proposed vaudeville performance nt
?Ke.ni View Sunday, July Vnd, was dis?
cussed mi length and It w is .I"..,.. , . |
to resort t,> legal means to prevent it,
if possible.
Just what stops will l.e taken i:; pure?
ly surmise, but it Is believed that with
the aid of tin attorney one of the
Judges of Courts, possibly Judge iv- i
tls. of the City Circuit Court, will be
applied to for nn order restraining I
management from giving the p i; rni
anee.
Several of the ministers In their ser?
mons Sunday, r.ieii..| to the pi .j. -cd
Sunday show and condemned as a
violation of divine law. and contra; y to
th-> statutes of Virginia.
I t<? t ime of I'yaoti,
Tii'' Board of Police CommlVi :; rs
did not meet yesterday to consider the
case of Substitute Police Ofllcci" .1. G.
Tyson, owing to the absence from the
city of Commissioner Wlllcox. The
commissioners w ill meet noon und take
action on this case.
OTHER LOCAL ON PAGE 5
IN MEMORIAM.
OFFICERS OF THE SOUTHERN EX?
PRESS COMPANY IN MOURN
INC..
Tiic local offlce of the S luthern Ex?
press Company was yes! rday draped
In mourning, Ihe tlag at halt mast and
'.he otlicc closed from 3: 10 p. m. lu ."?
p. m.. on account of the funeral of Mr.
H. B. Plant, president, ol the above
company, as veil as the Savannah,
i Florida and Western ro iwny system.
I the Plant Steamship Com] any and the
I he,ui and controlling gen: s of other
I vast, business Interests.
A black-bordered carl attached to
the oftice d ?or bore these words! "Hen?
ry Riadloy Plant, foun ler and pn
dent of the Southern Exj rcss Company,
pled Friday, June 23d, 1S9S>, at his home
In New York. Orent in nil things, kind
to all men. we mourn him us a father,
friend and teacher."
A g> >od biographical sketch of the
late Mr. Plain was given in the columns
of the Virglnlan-Pllot a few days ago.
He will be greatly missed all over the
south, whi.-h has profited largely by his
great undertakings and sound business
judgment. ?
His death and funeral recall many of
his kind acts, especially In people who
had be- n long in his .-? ? . ??. and who
have been kindly cared for In their
las) ye.us when uiinblo t i longer work.
The State .if Florida will, in his death,
suffer an irreparable loss, for, to his
efforts are largely due the Splendid
railway service now enjoyed by that
State and the great hot 1 system tin;
has planted a series of -lie finest hotels
in America from North to Southern
Florida, attracting to that State a
heavy and steadily increasing tide of
winter tourists.
l; is probable that his son, Morton
1''. Plan:, will succeed the manage?
ment of his largo railu .y and steam?
ship Interests. No loubl Colonel M. .1.
O'Brien will succeed to the managt -
ment of tiie express service, which has
been under his very succi ssftll general
managen)' ut for a number of yeans.
itmiii <?r Tonne f'rnxnUer?.
A band of Young Crusaders was or?
ganized Sunday afternoon Sri Lnmh i:' ?
Point M. E. Church with nil members,
after which the following ollicers were
elected:
President?Miss Irene Cooper.
First Vice President -Miss Jess e
i Tooker.
See.aid Vice President -Miss Luln
' Shumndine.
Sec rotary- Wallace Lanier.
Assistant Secretary?Miss Florence
Cooper.
, Treasurer Miss T.uia Dunstan.
I Assistant Treasurer?Miss Ellen Han
ley*
This society will hold semi-monthly
meetings. Its chief work will be to cul?
tivate the young for Work in the va?
rious church enterprises, and especially
to provide for sending aid to the mis?
sion.! ry fields.
'l lie I'oelialionfitN llronlt* (laws,
The Vlrglnlan-Pllot was informed last
night that the projected excursion to
the Capes would be postponed on ac?
count of the breaking down of the Po
cahontns. So far as could be learned,
thb steamer broke down between Old
Point Comfort and Newport News at
an early hour last evening.
Inquiry at ihe ofllco of c apt. ,i. w.
McCarrlck elicited the statement that
all known there was that the Pocahon
tas had broken down and wottld reach
Norfolk about I o'clock this morning.
"Neecoslly knows no law." II Is a law
of Nature tl.it the blood, must be k. pt
pure, and Hood's Snrsaparill i door, it.
A big line of negllgi < shirts with
prices that will make you a purchaser.
RUDOLPH! ,x WALLACE.
333 Main street.
SCHOOLS A1\'D COLLEGES.
Summer School
AT THE
(ALSO PURCHASERS OF THE COLUM?
BIA BUSINESS COLLEGE )
Special rales to teachers and pupils or
oilier v !ioi>l< duiing June, July, und Ail
gu-i Cm enlei at any tine and lake tie"
regular .outs* or special studies.
Regular school m session the year
round
fail or writ..- for l-f t ?? ?.?
J. M. RlSSSLElt, President.
COLUMBIA BUSINESS COLLEGE
165 MAIN STHEET.
?send "'' call for clr ill I hi regard to
I the study for Civil Sen ?? Course. Take
id van tage of your suiilmer vacation to
get a business edui itkv.i \Vnnted stu?
dent* ?? tellers for liran i classes. l>.
it. c<>.\. Principal. _mylit-tint
BS^rTSaUS^SCT'^iC^'EJ?
Peace Institute,
RALEIGH, N. C.
One of Hi besi female. Hoots !n the
,S,.-,-: t cheap--i I ? advantages
irtven' send f r catalog"
.1 \s p|N\ i I 'IK, M. \.
WATT, RETTEW & CLAY. /
Concerning: the quality of
the goods we
offer at 6c. a yd.
They are not the sort of ?
goods' that are "really worth
12' :c" nor are they a "1254c.'
value"' or a "positive \2j4c.
grade." ;1
But,
77/vr j/v //a' identical goods
have > tldfreely right over
. > '/;/> season, up to
fast Saturday night, at I2j4c.
a yard.
I'his is a bona-fine reduction
sale ?re resenting thousands
ot yai ds ol
?
the very newest and
most desirable goods
at less than halt' price.
We have assembled all of
the broken assortments of
Organdy, Corded Lawn, Dim
it v. Brocaded Lawn and every
other new and pretty weave
tint has come to us this "sea?
son, and. in order to clear up
these odd pieces quickly, we
. ha\ e duoged their-prire._
from 121 ,c. to 6c. a yard.
You'll find them on special
I counters?right aisle.
IA sale of
pretty Val Laces
at about half price.
These laces run %, % up
to 1 inch wide. (They form
a dainty trimming lor summer
gow ns;) And you can't match
ihem elsewhere lor a whit less
(ban 42c, yel we offer them at
25c. A DOZEN YARDS.
We arc also showing a
goodly lot ol
TORCHON LACES
AT 5c A YARD?
thai sell regularly at 8, 10 and
\2{ ? c?1 _? up to 4 inches
wide.
Interested? U's right that
you should be, It is an inter?
esting event.
Walt, Mew & Clay
Jtu>. i.. Roper; i'; ? . :.l :.t.
Tazewcll Thompson, Treasurer.
I.ouij Y. Dohle. Secretary,
the:
woiFifi insurance Co.,
211 Main Street.
BOTH PH.ON'iS
Patronize i lionio institiHio'h. We want
v .. in: \ nit evidence, we. gtt&rS
, intee lowi rales consistent with safety,
?I Ion and prompt attention
j JetO-ty_
Both : l Pianos tuned.
Piano Buyers, Read This I
Wo v I offer v..?k several very
i -it. ????,? pianos taken in ex
ehai ? I'eerleas su ft' Piano.
? AmouK Hu lot U oiio Ito^owood Upright,
; . ' Pitiful tune, richly carved,
j looks like n ?? piano, only
$145.
\mKhi r . Mnhoguny Oasj, little bet
: u.i still another, us good as
? new,
$195.
If y prefer h lying a New Piano come
STIBKP. We have r:ie stock
Yuu buy direct from
in ivni.e Mir? r.
1,1b. I ii terms, r?'j?ulir prices.
ill A It I.KS M. 8TIEPB*,
M ? llo l!n i<ii11it. Ornnby Street.
I Wr:i. j' stal for our special price list.
ines, Brownley & Hoi tithal
THIS WEEK'S SPECIALS.
DIIVII riEIS! DIMITIES!
Unparalleled values in every department will greet the
early and earnest buyers this week. We are determined to
make this ME LAST WEEK OF JUNE?the most interest?
ing of the season. Bargain see.kers may visit the new store
with every confidence that they will be amply repaid.. Here
is vine that truly merits your attention:
Our entire line of Colored Dimities, the choicest styles,
tlie most dainty and refined colorings. Former pric?, 12>?c.
They go at

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