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A' HARNESS THIEF CAPTURED. He Offers Two and a Half Sets for One ? Dollar und a Half. Testerduy morning Chief Tynan -while passing through the market, saw a ne? gro man trying to sell two and a half sets of buggy harness to a country? man for $1.60. He at once placed the boy under ?arrest and carried him to the station house. The boy, on being In? terrogated, said that he got the harness In "Weldon, und -wanted to sell them to raise some money. He next said that n negro man hnd given them to him to sell for hlin. Ho gave his name as Wil? lie Wood, and said that iris home was In Norfolk. Alter being locked up ho admitted that he stole them from a gentleman at Port Norfolk, and that he had sold one set to a man In Brigh? ton. Constables Osborne and Mathcws were notified and identified the harness as that of Dr. Corbell, at Port Norfolk. That gentleman was sent for and at once identified his property. He said that "Wood had left him a bridle, hut that he had no harness to hitch up with to go and see his ir.itlents. Wood was turned over to the officers, who carried him to Brighton and recovered the other harness. They then locked AVood up in the county jail. TO DIVIDE OXFORD HALT* An agreement between Mr. A. .T. Phillips find the 13. P. O. E. to divide IClks' Hull, better known as Oxford Hall, h;'.s been signed, or will be in a day or so. They propose that the pres? ent entrance shall he abandoned and lie taken in the store now occupied by Mr. White as n. barroom.1 Eighteen inches will be taken from Mr. Farley's store and tho same from Mr. Phillips, tills, with tho thickness of the parti? tion, will make an entrance to the up? per floor of nearly four feet. The Wilts will take the west end, Mr. Phillips the east end, or stage part. A partition will lie run between the two parts mid an? other story will be put on the build in,'.'. The l?lka will use their portion 'or n lot!go room. .lust what dlspdsltldn-'Mr. Phillips will make of his has hop been learned. The contemplated ? improve? ments will be commenced before the end of this year, and when completed it will add much to the looks of High street. A plate glass door will h-> put at tho front entrance; which will add to the looks of the front considerably. TWO FUNERALS YESTERDAY. Tho funeral or Mrs. Rebecca Lewis took place yesterday.- afternoon from Monumental M. 10. Cluirch. The services -were conducted by Rev. Mr. Betty, at the conclusion of which the remains were taken to Oak Grove cemetery for Interment. The funeral of Mrs. Mary E. Cragln took place yesterday afternoon from St. Paul's Chajpol, on Klngr street. The services were conducted by Rev. Father T. J. Brady, after which the remains were Interred In Oak Grove cemetery. The funeral was conducted by Father Hanley, assisted by Father Frloll. The pall-bearers were as follows: Captain D. \V. Todd, George Moore, Charles Shea, Carroll Cook, Jake Winnlngder and Edward Clark. THE SHOOT FOR THE CUP. Yesterday afternoon the shoot of the Portsmouth Gun Club took place at Co? lumbia Park. The shoot was between the four men?BUisoly, Noel, Stewart and Schooler?who tried at the end of the season for the Mooney cup. At the conclusion It was found that Mr. Schooler was the winner. The shoot was a handicap one. Below will be found the score: Schooler . 7 12 7 10?50 3C No. No. Shot at. Broke No. targets: in li5 10 15 Bllisoly .8 It 7 10-50 3!1 Schooler . 7 13 7 10-50 30. Noel . ?? 11 f n-50 :iS Stewart . !> 10 S 12-50 3<J Byrd . S It S 12-50 39 Butt . S 13 S 14-50 43 Mooney . 4 fi I 3?-50 17 Redd .10 r> 11-50 3ti Cleaves ./. 7 0 in 11-50 33 Garrett C 10 5 12-50 33 Rallemine '?- S 3 -25 11 White ./.. 7 11 7 -35 2. Pierce:,*. 4 -10 / THE COUNTY COURT. Hi this court yesterday a capias was issued for'Wesley Ogsbon. Commonwealth vs. John Gamn'ns, charged with house-breaking, was ac (Riltted. Commonwealth vs. William Lee, alias] Henry Lee, pleaded guilty to the. charge of housebrcaking, and was given a term: of twelve months In the county jail, | and lined one cent. FORTUNATE ESCAPE FROM IN? JURY. The brickmasons who arc at work onj Motel Portsmouth have an engine In the I back yard of ike hotel, which is used to| hoist bricks to the top of the huildin: They cut a hole in the building, put or] I eavy piece of timber in the hole, and Cast) ned the block and fall to the piece I FOR BEST [RESULTS TRY PORTSMOUTH COAL & SCE CO. J. S. MILLER, Manager. We sell Cumberland Coal for Blacksmitliing. s\ 0? Either 'Phone will reach us. AN EARLY CHRi Be Tore [purchasing your Dolls call and look nt my lino of So., r>Oe. ami Jl.oo poods. 'Iln y al e- Hie best to lie round tor Uio money. Walt Cor my line of honic dro?sed DWls. ie IVi iv! e: t t T?P?7W}.S C7513H. dean s, 320 HIGH STREBT Rich jcut Glass, Beautiful Art Pictures. FlmiBrlc-a-Brac, Just tm fling for Wedding Presents, 224 H.1GH STREET. *&3 THOMPSON. PORTSMOUTH, VA. Hot Water Bags Syringes and Atomizers. 1 have a large *ln^k of them. Our great | leaders are: ISxtra Heavy 2-nuart Hot Water Bags, 50c; our 2-nuart Fountain Syringe at 50c. lias no rival. nor big valiit?Atomizer, with 3 tips, for only 50c, fs ti:e. equal of any $100 Alomb.cr on tho market. Jerome P. Carr, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL CUT RATE DRUGGIST, Cor. Court and County and Green, near Bart streets. We sell Diamond Spring Water, five gallons, ?Oc. is elxcitiimg. SO IS OUR PRICES ON FOOTBALL GOODS, SPECIAL LOW PRICES ON TEAM OUTFITS. Call or write. We will save you money. Portsmouth, Va. of timber. The constant hoisting caused the timber to pull out and fly back, striking the barrel on which the rope colls near the engine, turning it over and barely missing the engineer, a col-] ored man, who was so badly frighten? ed that he turned two shades lighter. His escape from instant death was a narrow one. MONUMENTAL EPWORTH LEAGUE The league connected with Monumen? tal M. E. Church will hold their regular monthly devotional meeting to-night. It will be led by Mrs. Hetty. The sub-1 ject for discussion will be, "Lost Oppor tunities." Jeremiah S:20, Matthew 23,1 37:39. Hebrew 12:17. NEGROES GROWING WORSE. DECLARATION OP BISHOP CHES? HIRE OF NORTH CAROLINA. ? By Telegraph :; VirgSntan-PllotO St. Louis, Oct. 26.?To-day's session of the Missionary Council of the Pro? testant Episcopal Church at St. Peter'a began with the usual religious services, at the conclusion of which Bishop Tut tle, of Missouri, introduced a re.s^wion j asking for the expulsion from the Na? tional House of Representatives ot Brigham H. Bobertn, of Utah. Bishop \Vhipple, the presiding olllcer, ruled the resolution out of order, say? ing that Council h id met for a specific purpose, and could not consider ouU?ldo matters. THE ENGLISH CHURCH. In course of an argument on a reso? lution to make a rule requiring tstated contributions to the missionary fund, which was defeated, Rev. AY. MclCnlght, of Elmtra, N. Y.. commented on the advantage the F.ng llsh Church has over the American Church, because of its connection with the Government, and intimated that he would, like to see the union ot the church and State in this country. "I think our flag would look better if it also had a cross on it." lie said. Tho report of the Woman's Auxiliary showed collections of 5411,318 for the year. Bishop Gnylor, of Tonnessee, read the report on the missionary work done among the colored people. NEGROES GROWING WORSE. Bishop J. E. Cheshire, of North Caro? lina, in discussing the report, said the colored people wore growing worse in Stead ol better. It was not expected, lie | s.-'.ld. that people set free tmcauso of a j supposed political necessity should not retrogate under the weight of responsi? bility they wore not prepnrod to assume The resolution of the report declaring the appropriation of $02,01)0 Insufficient, und recommending the appointment ot a Held secretary, was adopted. The report of the American Church Missionary Society urged the propriety of making larger appropriations for th" work of the Church in Culm, where, it is estimated, there are 50,000 orphan children. Rev. E. Estill said: "If this island does not become the property of the United States, which 1 hope it will, it certainly will become part of the tern lory of Jesus Christ.*' This afternoon the House of Rlshops met for the purpose of acting on tin matter of selecting a Bishop lo Japan, and considering the advisability of giv? ing Hawaii and Porto Rico bishops. MEDITATION PROPOSED. BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND TUB TRANSVAAL. (By Telegraph to VIrg'.nlan-Pilot.) Washington, D. C, Oct. 2C.?The resolu? tions adopted at a mass meeting bold In Carnegie Hull, New York. October 11, urging the President to offer the friendly services of the United Stairs in media I ion between (treat Britain and Transvaal and Orange Free State Republics, was pre? sented to th" President this afternoon by a delectation from New York, headed by Tunis G. Bergen, president of the Hol? land Society. Mr. Bergen, In his address presenting the petition to the President, sa d the delegation had no desire to embarrass the" friendly relations between the United Slates and Great Britain. On the con? trary, it was because of that friendliness they presented the petition to the Presi? dent in the hope that ill Ibe wise and good discretion of the Executive a way might he^ound lo offer the timely offices of the Government of the Unite.) Slates In an endeavor to allay the M lody bon lllct now going on in Africa. This would \>e Iii line with the new diplomacy enun? ciated at The Hague Peace Conference. The President, In responding, thnnked the gentlemen present for appearing and for the seiulmenls e.\|ii i-ss,-il in b*haK i' pen i'.-Slleli sentiments had his sym? pathy, but In a case where so many de verse interests arc involved moves must be made with great reserve lest unwit? tingly injury lie done some of the parties. The fact moreover, must not be over? looked that America has interests at stake. The President reiterated that tie was for pe.ire and assured the delegation that the petition would receive h.s most earnest consideration. THE SEABOARD AIR LINE. IMPORTANT MEETING OF STOCK? HOLDERS NEXT WEEK. (By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.) Raleigh, N. C, Oct. 26.?A general meet? ing of the stockholders of the Raleigh and Gasten Railroad Company will be held at the. office of the company in Raleigh. N. C. on Wednesday, November 2?th, noon, for the purpose of considering the change of its corporate title from that of "the Rakiirh and Gaston Rallrcad Company" to "Seaboard Air Line Railway com panv." or any other name that may bo selected and agreed upon. Also for the purpose of considering the I DR.PI ERIE'S G01?I1E:N MEDICAL _ DBSC?SVEKV FOR THE 1 BB.OOP.SJVER.mft'GS. pays the Investor almost double as much as similar investments nnywhere in the State of Virginia. On account of the great bulk of business already hers and the immense improvements now under way, the limited available supply of choice building lots Is being rapidly taken up, and all of the best located vacant lots will double in prices within the next twelve months, and at the present rale of selling, WHICH IS NOW OVER $14.000 PER WEEK. neither of the four Pinner's Point Land Companies will own any lots in less thnn ninety days. Installment snles will bn discontinued after December 1st, 18D9. We began when Pinner's Point besan. and as we have handled, at first prices, and are still handling, over nine tenths of the Real Estate at Pinner's Point, we can/ and will, put you strictly on the ground lloor as to cost of property here. i Several special Bargains to offer quick buyers. IP YOU HAVE MONEY TO INVEST WE CAN TLACE IT FOR YOU TO GOOD ADVANTAGE. If you desire to borrow money on Pinner's Point properly we have what you want. CHHS. P. HARPER, Agent for the Pinner's Point Land Companies, NEW PHONE. 1S73. PINNER'S POINT. VA. Joseph H. Choate. Lord Chamberlain. consolidation of the Raleigh and Gaslou Railroad Company With the following railroad companies, or any of them: The Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad Company, the Durham and Northern Hallway Company, the lloanoko and Tar River Railroad Company, the Seaboard and l\oa:inUe Railroad Company, the Loutabiirg Railroad Company, the Caro? lina Central Railroad Company, the rai inetto Railroad Company, the Cncsterlleld and Kershaw Railroad Company, the Cleorgia, CarollmCand Northern Railway Company, the S.aboiird Air Line. Belt Railroad Company, (nf Georgia and Ala? bama Railroad Company, the Kloride Central and Peninsula Railroad Company, the Georgia and Alabama Terminal Com? pany, the IjOgahvllle and Ijiwrenccvllle Railroad of Georg a, 1)10 Richmond, Pe? tersburg and Carolina Railroad Company, the I'lttshoro Railroad Company, ill" Southbound Railroad Company. At this meeting also will be settled the terms and condition* upon which the consolidation with <-:i<-h <-f the above named railroad companies shall be made, .a- ;ii p|-np.riv ajid franchises nc<n:i:ed. or the ?toeks, honds or securities of the same shall he acquired. This will make necessary an Increase of the. capital stock of the Raleigh and Oast on Railroad Com? pany from ir.,000 shares of JiflO en.Mi, ag? gregating H.f.00,000. unto 71fi.2.'A> shares of I $100 each, asRreg.-ulng 571,(12.1,000. This stock w'll be divided into two series or grades, and provisions will be made for the preferences, conditions and voting powers of eaeh series or grade. The power to niAki> this consolidation is given to this company under the act of the General Assembly of North Caro? lina, ent iled "An act to amend the char? ter of the Raleigh and Gasten Railroad Company, and to authorize said Raleigh and Gaston Hallrond Company to con? solidate with other railroad, transporta? tion or other companies, or to lease or otherwise acquire the property and fran? chises of the same." A NEXICAN JUDGE. ADVISES THAT EXTRADITION OF MURDERERS BK Rli FUSED. (By Telegraph to Virg'nlan-Pllot.) Washington. D. C, Oct. M.?The Texas authorities have appealed to the State De? partment for aid In the effort to secure the extradition of I^onardo Gonzalez, now held tinder arrest In Porflrlo Diaz. Mexico, on a charge of assault.'tig and murdering an American woman named Mrs. P. l.aurft, at Sanderson. Tex. The Federal Judge at Potflro Diaz, before whom the Texas writ was brought. It Is said, has recommended In the Rxe-cVilJve of Mexico that the extradition be refjused on tile ground that the man is a Mexi? can. The American authorities point to the surrender of Mrs. Rich, an American, to the Mexican authorities under extradi? tion, and ask tint the same course be followed by the Mexican Judge. Under the new treaty the discretionary power to surrender a citizen to the other country Is reposed entirely in the executive, so that President Diaz will have to decide the ease. The State? Department has respond? ed to the appeal from Texas by Instruct? ing United States Minister Powell at Mexico City to take up the subject. !M?lnrb?nre Over llexirnu Rnrdrr (By Telegraph to Vlrslnlan-Pilot.) Washington. D. C. Oct. 26.?The Mexi? can Ambassador, Senor Azpiros, has re? ceived word that two Americans .were killed and two Mexican gendarme* wound? ed In the border clash near Nato. Mexico, the other day. The Ambassador called at the State Department to-day, accom? panied by Mr. Romero, his secretary, and had a talk with Assistant Secretary Hill. Assurances of regret were expressed over the affair and both s'dts have taken steps In sending troops to tho scene which are considered ample to maintain peace and stoji border rufflnlsm. Secretary Root has ordered a company of United States troops, from Fort Huuacha to Nace, WIM ?'tinllenK* fnr Clip, (By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.) Montreal, Oct. 20.?H. Barclay Stephens, former vice commodore of the Royal St. Lawrence Yacht Chili and owner of the ateam yacht Dana, and s'.nic other well known ynchtinen .irr- working m form a syndicate to challenge for the America's cup through the Roynl Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron. If the plan materializes and a i haltengc should he accented ill* boat is to l>e hulH in Nova Scotia. BERKLEY ADVTS. T7\OR BENT?HOUSE NO. 5S VIRGINIA ? street. T roams. For fuithcr infor I matl n apply to P. M. smith s Grocery ! Store, corner Herkley avenue, and Liberty j strict. Berkley. o.;t-lt' j Columbia versus Shamrock I Thankful for past generous patronage. i and soliciting a continuance of same, no? tice ir hereby given that for the b?st Egg, Stove, Nut and Splint Coals, Hav, Corn and Mill Fp;d. Br cks. Lime Ce? ment, etc.. call en J. H. .lacoeks. cor. Main St and Mahone Ave., Berkley, Vn.. who guarantees satisfaction or money refunded. Both phones. OctlS-eodtf JOHN S. ETHERIDGE. LIVERY AND BOARD1NO ST A BLEB. BEP.KLET. VA. Norfolk and Pnrtamoutn trad* aollclttd. N?w Phon? No. l.JCi Dixie Remedy Co. OVnill! lOI Primary. Secondary or OirrilL T.erttary Syphilis pcr wii iouiw, manentlv cured In 15 to 35 days. Yon can be treated ?t homo for the sam? price under saint guaranty. If you prefer to come here we will eon tract to pay railroad fare and hotel bills, and no charge If we fall to cur?. If you have taken mercury, lodid* potash, and still have aches and pains, Mucous Patches In mouth, sara threat, Dimples, copper colored spots, ulcers on any part of the body, hair or eyebrows falling out, It Is this Syphilitic BLOOD POISON that we guarantee te cure. We solicit the most obstiaate cases and challenge the world for a case we cannot cur*. This disease has always baffled the skill of the most eminent physicians. Absolute proof* sent sealed on application. Also Lest Manhood cured, and make you feel like a boy. Also Gonerrhoea, Gleet. Sperma? torrhoea, Whites, unnatural discharges, or any inflammation or ulreiatlan of mucous merbranes cured. We cuarantee to cure or nianey refundrd. Write for blank? and booklets en tliere diseases. Address THE DIXIE REMEDY CO., P. O. Box 5!J. Norfolk. Va. 500 REWARD I We will p?y the above reward for any case of Liver Complaint, Dyspepsia. Sick Headache, Indigestion, Constipation or Costiveness we cannot cure with Llverlta, the Up-To-Date Little Liver Pill, when the directions ate atriclly complied with. They are purely Vegetable, and never fail to give satisfaction. 25c. boxes contain 100 Pills 10c. boxes contain <0 Pills, 5c. boxes contain IS Pills. Bewaro of substi? tutions and Imitations. Sent by mall. Stamps taken. .NERVITA MEDICAL CO Coi. Clinton and Jackson Sta.. Chi? cago '111. Sold by BURROW, MARTIN & CO., Norfolk. Va. je9-wo.fri.sa j Itoura Oecon ciri and - larsaalrnw :ni urinary or-f ^\ -,...*rr??ieH?hr Rant*I J?M> IRlftY 1 Mrinie??itlipiitpicorivenle4)or.lfWUI 1 Mm S1. of.ALL firugjUt*. V/ irlVo. Hwja? .?tuTori. ^r? 172 Church St., Near Main Got Youf Trunk ? v CTRSSE E CK Minus.?.* Do not risk traveling with a poorly con? structed TRUNK, which Is liable to break and spread your pofeesslons at any mo? ment, WHEN you can procure a can? vass -covered. Iron bottom, steel bound TRUNK, protected I with hard wood slits and ilnlshed with threo coats of paint. Excel-, slor lock, all linen lined, 2 trays, with strap, Brisk Bargains in Dress Suit ? Gases. ODD AND ENDS?that you can buy at greatly reduced prices.. REMEMBER ? we keep all trunks in repair tree of charge for one year and paint your name and ad? dress on trunks and bags gratis. Repairing Old Trunks a Specialty, NORFOLK TRDKR FfiOTQBT, The Travellers' Outfitters. THE HENRY WALKE CO,. SAW HILL, And Railroad Supplies, HARDWARE AND SHIP CHANDLERY "Want" and "Giant Planer," Leather Belling, "Giant," ?'Granite,*' and "Shaw nut" Rubber Rcltlng. Agent for Know-lea' Steam Pumping Machine. wTil. TAYLOR & CO.^ 224 Water Street. RAILROAD. STEAMBOAT AND MILU SUPPLIES. Agents for this section for the sale ot Graton & Knight's Leather Belting. Noiv York Belting and Packing Company's) Rubber Goods. Knowlton's Patent Pack? ing. Snow Steam Pumps, my7 Norfolk iron Works, GEO. W. DUVAL & C0? NO. 15 WATEB ET RE ET. NORFOLK. ENGINES. BOILERS. SAWMILL and all kinds of machinery ot tho most lm> proved patterns. Also repairing at the shortest notice. Particular attention to steamboat work. DUVAL'S PATENT BOILER TUBE FERRULES are the only perfect remedy for leaky boiler tubes. They can be Inserted In a tew \ minules- by any -ciihliieci, and an trar> ranted to atop leaks. E. L. MATER. WM. AI. VTIIALEY. MAYER. & CO, Manufacturers' Agents. Importers and Dealers In MACHINERY and supplies. Tools, Shutting anC Pulleys, Engines and Boilers. Pumps. Injectors, By-phones Hose, Iron Pipe and Fittings. Valves, Cocks. &c. Saws, Rafting Gear. Bolts, Nuts. Washers. Belting, Packing. Wast* Iroa, Steel, Nails. Oils. Cordage. V/o guarantee the quality of our goods and also prompt delivery, and with In? creased facilities we are prepared to meet all competitors. Inquiries and orders so I lei ltd. 18 COMMERCIAL PLACE. NORFOLK.VlKULN'IA. luUVaotj-iy_ For Over Fifty Years MRS. WINSLOW'S Soothing Syrup has been used for children while teeth lug. It soothes tho child, aoftens tho gums, allays all pain, cures wind colic, regulates the stomach and bowels, and Is tho best remedy for diarrhoea. Twenty live cents a bottle. Sold by all druggists throughout the world. HaVE YOU Sore Throat, Pimples, Cop. per-Colored Spots. Aches, Old Sores Ul? cers In Mouth. Hair Falling i Write COOK REMEDY CO.. 1677 .MASONIC TEMPLE, Chicago. III., for proofs of cures. Capital $500.000. Worst cases cured In 15 to 35 days. 10?-pagu book free._ DO YOU KNOl/tf WHAT ? RENOVATING ?AIR MATTRESSE3. We have all kinds Id stock, and mads of beat materials. WILLARD E. BROWN. ltt Main street. DR. ANNA 8IERI0 Fegtsterct PliyslcUa Private sanitarium of high repute. Veg? etable compound for. female complaints, ?.00. Lilly WWW Regulative Pills, tt. Wives without chil? dren consult raft. 1601 E. Baitimor? at, Baltimore. Ui.