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THS FLAG GOES BY.
ftiong the street there comes
ft. blare of bugles, a ruffle of drums*,
ft. flash of color beneath the sky;
(The flag is passing by!
Blue and crimson and white It shines,
Dver the steel-tipped, ordered lines,
The colors before us fly;
But more than the ilag is passing by.
Sea fights and land fights, grim and
Fought to make and to save the State;
Weary marches, and sinking ships;
Cheers of victory on dying lips;
Days of plenty and days of peace;
March of a strong land's swift in?
Equal justice, right, and law.
Stately honor and reverend awe;
Sign of a Nation, great and strong
To ward her people from foreign
Pride and glory and honor, all
Live in the colors to stand or fall.
Along the street there comes
A blare of bugles, a ruffle of drums.
And loyal hearts are heating high;
The flag is passing by!
?H. H. Bennett in The Youth's Com?
Mr. Mopsleigh was an aspiring man.
His motto was "Upward and onward."
And, to a certain extent, he had lived
up to it; for, beginning life with no
greater capital than a ragged coat, a
shoe-block and box of blacking, he
had succeeded in amassing a fortune
3f something over a hundred thousand
dollars. He had never married, be?
cause he had been too busy in his
younger days, and now that his means
would admit of such a luxury, his
hopes and aspirations were all cen?
tered in his only nephew, a flno young
fellow, just one-and-twenty years of
"You're all I have in the world
Dick," said he. "And you shall be m>
heir, if you only marry to please me.'
But Mammon and Cupid are almost
Invariably ranged in opposition to one
another in this world?and in full view
of the unparalleled idiocy of such c
proceeding, Dick Avenel fell in love
with a pretty girl who hadn't a penny
to bless herself with, and one day he
60ught his Uncle Mopsleigh.
"Uncle," said Dick, "I'm in love."
"The deuce you are," said the old
"With the sweetest girl in the
world!" avered Dick.
"And who, pray, may she be?" de?
manded Mr. Mopsleigh.
"Her namo is Clara Cleveland. She's
nursery governess in Mrs. Van Vorst's
"Then," said Uncle Mopsleigh,
"you'd better get out of love with her
as quick as you can. I want no beg?
garly governesses in my family! Be
|^jjid^s, I've alre_^*-y?')icked out a w 1 fe_
"Eh!" said Dick.
"Miss Clementina Etherege, the heir?
ess! Just come to visit her aunt, Mrs.
Major Doddlngton. Worth a quarter
of a million in her own right! And
they tell me site is as pretty as a pink!
That's the sort of wife for you, my
"I beg your pardon, sir." said Mr.
Avenel, with dignity. "Were she as
rich as Croesus, and beautiful as Ve?
nus, she would be perfectly indifferent
"Don't be an ass!" said Mr. Mops
5<>_'onie with me at once, and call on
?* Major Doddlngton. See for your
ttckf course I will do as you please
this," said Dick, mentally steel
A mself for a stiff combat. And,
an id.y more determined than ever,
will p is 'l;'t and accompanied the old
^rr Major Doddlngton lived in a
pretty Mai.-ard-roofed villa just out of
town. There was i. fountain in front
of the veranda, and a per-spc!.'1'" view
of blue-silk furnished drawing-rooms
through the open French casements.
"Mrs. Major Doddiugton is not at
home," said the little maid in a white
apron and pink-ribboned cap, who
came to the door. "Would the gentle?
men walk in and see Miss Etherege?'
But. Mr. Mopsleigh declined this. He
didn't quite like to face the heiress
without, the advantage of Mrs. Dod
dlngton's presence. He handed out his
card, on which he hurriedly penciled
beneath his own name, that of his
nephew, and said that he would "call
But as they passed the corner of the
house, themselves hidden by a minia?
ture thicket of rhododendrons* they
had an excellent view of one of the
blue silk rooms, where a slender, pret?
ty young lady, also in blue. Hat writing
at a desk?a young lady with long eye?
lashes, an oval face and a rose twist?
ed in the coils of her blue-black
"That's she, sir!" said Mr. Mops?
leigh, grasping his nephew's arm, and
gesticulating toward the unconscious
note writer with the forefinger of his
disengaged hand. "That's the heir?
ess! Look at her! Isn't she a beau?
"She is, indeed, sir," said Dick, who
stood transfixed in the middle of the
rhododendrons. "But are you sure?"
"Of course I'm sure," brusquely in?
terrupted Mr. Mopsleigh. "Who else
can it be? Dick, look here! You shall
marry that girl!"
"I will, sir!" averred Dick, witb
Mr. Mopsleigh's face brightened ?9.
"You're a trump, Dick," said he^ **J
Knew you'd come back to your sea*W
ifter a iittle. Marry her, Dick, and I'll
fettle my whole fortune on you."
"All right, sir," said Dick.
Hardly had the footsteps of the de?
parting guests died away on the lawn
than another young lady came in from
an adjoining room, and bent her
pretty head over the fair letter-wri?
"Are you almost through, Clara?"
"Quite through now, dear."
"Weil, then, Ciara, look here!"
And Ml^?Witherege-?the real Miss
fetnerege? sa't herseif down with a res- |
"I've made lip my mind to one thing,
31ara," said she. "You shan't be a
governess any longer. You shall live
with me. You shall be my companion
ind I'll pay you twice as much?"
"Say yes! Dai ling, do say yes!"
And when Richard Avenel called
'bat evening, in obedience to a little
pencil note from Clara, he found that
ihe had decided to change her situa?
"So you are the heiress?" said Dick,
bluntly, when Clara introduced him to
"Exactly," said Clementina. "And
you are the nephew of the rich Mr.
Mopsleigh. I suppose?"
Dick nodded. "Yes," said he. "And
my uncle wants me to marry you."
"Much obliged to him, I'm sure,"
?aid Miss Etherege. laughing.
"And I am determined to marry
Clara Cleveland, and no one else," add?
"I admire your taste," said Miss
And Dick went on and told the whole
story of how they had called there that
morning, and how his uncle had mis?
taken Miss Etherege's visitor for Miss
! Etherege herself.
"He told me to marry you." said
Dick, taking both Clara's fluttering
little bands in his; "and I mean to!"
Now It so chanced that Mr. Mops?
leigh was telegraphed to come to Chi?
cago the next morning, to be occupied
there for an Indefinite length of time,
but he left a message that Dick must
not forget to prose;.ute his suit.
"No, I won't," said Dick, smiling to
Mr. Mopsleigh had not been gone two
weeka when Dick wrote to him.
"You will be glad to learn, uncle,"
said he "that I am engaged to the
lady >'o*u pointed out as my future
bride. We nre to bo married at once."
In answer to which Mr. Mopsleigh
sent on bis blessln;- by telegraph. And
in lerr. 'hau a mo,.th ho found him?
self Enabled to hurry back to New
York. And with him he brought a
superb set of diamonds for his new ]
The first place to which he hastened
was the residence of Mrs. Major Dod
tllngton, where, he had understood, the
young couple were making a tempora?
ry sojourn f>fter their trip. Mrs. Dod
dingtfin received them beamingly.
"So kind of you," said Bhe. "Walk
this \?ny. The turtle-doves are In the
Mr. Mopsleigh wrung his nephew's
hand, and kissed the blushing bride af?
"Here's my wedding gift," said he,
hanging the diamond necklace around
Clara's neck, and laying the rings and
brooch on the table. "Welcome, my
love, Into the Mopsleigh family!"
Just then a tali, blue-eyed girl en?
tered, and Mrs. Dotldlngton made ljaste
to introduce her to tho elderly visit?
"Mr. Mopslelgi, my niece, Miss Eth?
erege." \ ?
"Miss?Etherege!" bawled the old
"gentleman, wheeling around toward
'.he bride. "Then who Is this?"
"Formerly Clara Cleveland, at your
?ervite," said Dick, bowing low."
"Not the governess!" yelled Mr.
"Yes, the governess," said Dick. "She
was Here on a visit to Mis3 Etherege
that day you saw her. You told me
!o marry her. and I said I would. And
t have obeyed you!"
"Don't be angry, sir," cooed Miss
Etherege. "Clara Is the sweetest girl
in all the world."
"Forgive us. sir," pleaded Clara, In
the prettiest of supplicating attitudes,
with her soft eyes brimming over with
"Well," said Mr. Mopsleigh, after a
momentary pause, "I suppose I shall
have to! Kiss me again, my dear.
You are pretty! And Dick?"
"Yes, sir." ;
"I'll have the blue and silver rooms
fitted up for you at once. For, of
course, you'll come and live with
And so the old gentleman acquiesced,
as philosophically as he might, In the
irresistible tide of circumstance, and
Dick and Clara were happy. -? , - - i
"And, after all," saya Dick, "I did
obey my uncle."
Novelty In IVeddlnR Muelo.
A Canadian bride introduced recent?
ly a new feature in wedding ceremon
es. She appeared In church with her
pet canary fastened to her shoulder
oy a golden chain, and the moment
;he organ sounded the bird burst into
KlIlinK Wolves In France.
Last year premiums were paid on
>nly 171 wolves killed In France, as
.he number has been steadily decreas
ng. In 1890 the number was 461. in
1885 it was 900, and in 1883, the first
/ear In which premiums were offered,
1,296 were found in six departments.
noire That Never Bark.
There are three varieties of the dog
that never bark?the Australian dog,
:he Egyptian shepherd dog and the
'lion-headed" dog of Thibet.
Gen. Stilen' "Sew Uniform.
Gen. Miles has adopted for his own
uniform some new devices which add
to the attractiveness of hie official ap?
parel. He has added gold embroidery
to the sleeves and collar of the full
dress coat. The design is a delicate
tra<?ery of oak leaves in gold. The fa?
miliar epaulets have been abandoned
in favor of the Hat Russian knot, with
lout fringe, bearing the coat of armi
j of the United States, and the two start
! indicative of the rank of major-gener?
al. To this Is added a belt of Russin
leather piped with gold bullion and
embroidered in oak leaves to match
the design on the collar and cuffs ol
the coat. The new features of the uni?
form are completed by a sash of alter?
nate stripes of yellow and gold, which
extends from the right shoulder to tha
Salt and Freeh Lake.
A small lake?Selawlk?-near the
sea-coast, In Alaska, has tides which
rise and fall in the lake, perhaps on
account of an underground connec?
tion with the sea. At the bottom the
water is salt, but on top there is a
layer of sweft water.
3. . / " "
bO YOU CARET
Alone In my room in the gloaming.
With all so quiet, my ears
Catch the echo-ghosts of the whlspert
You spoke In the old glad years,
And I who swore that my soul no mor?
Should yearn for a face that's fair,
Recall old days and their "tender
And wonder If yst you care.
Do you ever, as I, hear the music
Deemed sweet by you and by me,
!n the tremulous light that never
Shone yet on the land or sea?
That your breath lives yet in the mig?
And your laugh in some fugitive air,
And the light of your eyes in the
morn' , skies?
Would you, knowing all this, yet
Might I clasp your hand in the silence
Reached out o'er the desolate past!
Might I press one kiss on your fore?
Though the pleasure should be my
Helgh-lo! farewell to the dreams that
As ghosts In the gloom back there;
But I wish that I knew the thoughts
And If really you yet care.
?Will T. Hale in the Chicago-Times
"It's only Bessie Raven," said Mrs.
Dlddington to her niece, Mrs. Enfleld,
a blooming city matron, who had
brought her two boys to the country
for the summer. "I wouldn't let Hal
and Felix associate with her on any
account, if I were you. There's no
good in any of those Ravens?a vile,
Mrs. Enfleld looked pityingly at the
brown-faced, bare-legged little gypsy,
who had slunk around the back door,
a basket of late luscious blackberries
on her arm, and the deep flush that be?
tokened how plainly she had overheard
Mrs. Llddington's careless words, still
dyeing her cheeks.
"Only Bessie Raven!" How often
she had heard that phrase. How bit?
ter a meaning did It all convey to her
? 9 m
"There are no trout there! You
might throw a bait and wait a year,
and you wouldn't get a bite!"
It was a deep, solitary ravine, where,
in attitudes of intense eagerness, Hal
Enfleld and his brother Felix were
holding their fishing rods, awaiting the
' expected bite, while Bessie Raven's
brown face and big, black eyes, looked
out at them from a natural oval frame
of bushes and vines, as she held her
basket in one hand and her tattered
sun bonnet in the other.
Hal Enfleld, a self-sufficient little
ftllstocrat, by nature as well as by ed?
ucation, drew himself haughtily Up.
"I don't know that we asked any ln
formatlon'ffom you," said he, haughti?
ly. "Have the goodness to be about
"I won't!" retorted Bessie Raven,
with an ominous flash in her dark eyes.
"It's a free country, ain't it? And I've j
as much right here as you have!"
"Very well," said Hal, rising and
gathering together his tackle. "I'll go,
then. Come, Felix."
But Felix, the younger brother, had
no idea of leaving his cool, shady nook,
for a whim of Hal's.
Hal stalked away In high dudgeon;
i Felix remained behind to cultivate the
acquaintance of Bessie Raven.
"If there are no trout here," said he,
composedly eyeing the brown gypsy
1 face among the leaves, "where do they
"I'll show you," said Bessie, with
alacrity. "Just a piece further on.
There's lots of 'em?only everybody
don't know it. Come on!"
And the two children spent a long
summer's morning together under the
Until just as Felix Enfleld was turn?
ing to go home, half apprehensive that
he had missed the farmhouse dinner,
he did not perceiye that the little gold
cross he wore attached to his watch
chain was gone.
"Oh!" cried he, "where Is my?"
He stopped abruptly. For in ?h".--,ery
moment .in which he spoke, he per?
ceived half-bidden In the folds of the
bosom of Bessie's tattered dress, the
gleam of some golden ornament. In?
voluntarily he caught at it?it was his
"You little thief!" cried he, "you
must have stolen it!"
Bessie stood sullen and silent, her
eyes cast down, her bare feet impati?
ently patting the velvet grass below.
She could not deny it?she scorned
any attempt to Justify herself.
"Bessie," said the boy, slowly, "what
made you do it? Don't you know
that it is wrong to steal?"
"Wrong!" cried out Bessie, passion?
ately. "Why is it wrong? You are
rich and I'm poor! You've got every?
thing, and I've got nothing! Why
shouldn't I help myself when I've got
Felix Enfleld looked at her. Verily
there was more in her creed than he
"I'll tell you why, Bessie." said he.
"At least, I'll tell you what I think
So, in his boyish way, he unfolded
the philosophy of meum and tuum.
Bessie Raven listened in surprise.
She had never been reasoned with be?
fore. No one had ever taken the trou?
ble to explain matters and things la
general to her.
"Oh, Felix!" she cried out, with a
great sob In her throat, "I see it all
now. But no one ever told me before.
And father was lost at sea, and mother
had us little ones to take care of, and
?mehow everyone's hand was against
is, and we had to fight our way along,
to I got somehow not to care about
"Don't cry, Bessie," soothed the lad.
'Don't fret, that's a good girl! Here?
;ake the gold cross and keep it, I don't
?re much for It."
So they parted. At home Felix found
mat his father had come to take them
ap into the mountains for a few weeks,
aefore they returned to their city
I aome?and so he never got the chance
:o tell Bessie Raven good-by.
Ten years afterward! Three and
twenty is a_ dangerous age for flirta
?.ions, but Fej|x Enfleld Jjad never been
rerioasty ?mfEteili tfntit tEat time wheTi
lie crosseti tho Atlantic in the steamer
Will o' the Wisp, and fell in love with
the Captain's Spanish-eyed daughter.
"If you don't marry me," said Felix,
with comical earnestness, "I'll throw
myself into the sea."
"There's not much danger of that,"
3aid Miss Richfield, quietly.
"But I am in earnest!" protested Fe?
"So am I," said the damsel with the
"Don't you love me?" pleaded Fe?
"I don't dislike you," demurely an?
swered Miss Richfield.
"Then I shall hope," declared Felix.
"Hope is a commodity that is free to
all," said the young lady.
But at the voyage's end Mr. Enfield
was deeper in love than ever.
"Look here, Miss Richfield," said he;
"if you don't say you'll have me, I
won't leave the steamer's deck! I'll
go back and forth perpetually between
New York and Southampton!"
"I don't think papa would care for
so permanent a passenger," said Miss
Richfield, with a mischievous twinkle
In her eyes.
"But really, do you know, Miss Rich?
field, I believe you are engaged al?
She colored a little.
"Why?" she asked.
"Ah! you think I have no eyes. You
think I haven't perceived that you al?
ways wear a black velvet ribbon
around your neck?a black velvet rib?
bon, from which is suspended some
trinket of gold, hidden in the lace frills
of your collar. Is it a gauge?"
"Yes," Miss Richfield calmly an?
swered, "it is a gauge of true love. If
I ever am married??"
"If," almost scornfully ejaculated the
"Well, when I am married," Miss
Richfield corrected herself, "it will on?
ly be to the gentleman who gave me
"Then I may consider myself reject?
ed?" slowly spoke Felix, with a face of
the bitterest chagrin.
"Not quite," said the dark-eyed dam?
sel, softly, as she drew the golden tal?
isman from her throat and held it to?
wards him. "Don't you remember
who gave me this?"
He uttered an exclamation of rec?
"It is the gold cross I gave years ago
to Bessie Raven!" cried he.
"Yes," she said, quietly, "and I am
I Bessie Raven."
"Yes. My mother died shortly after
you gave me this. My uncle, who had
just returned from the West, adopted
us all. Two of my sisters are in board
i ing school. My brother is being edu
I cated in a German university. And I
am my uncle's adopted daughter,
known only by his name."
"But, Bessie, you said you would
marry the man who gave you that!"
cried out Enfield.
"So I will," confessed Bessie, laugh?
ing and blushing, "if he Is still infatu?
ated enough to persist in wanting me."
They were married within a month?
a regular true-love match?and old
Mrs. Llddington finds herself grand
aunt-in-law to "only Bessie Raven!"
"And, really," says she, complacent?
ly, "I don't think Felix could have
made a better match!"
Major-R. F. Moore, an English Army
officer, is experimenting with a flying
machine, or, at least, with a model
constructed on a somewhat novel prin?
ciple. He discards the broad plane
and comes back to the wing. He has
taken for his pattern the "flying fox"
of India?a large species of bat?and
reproduces the action of the pectoral
muscles by spiral springs strong
enough to keep the wings extended,
the up and down motion to be accom?
plished by some suitable motor. Two
or more pairs of wings of moderate
size he finds to be preferable to one
An Example for Sew York.
Stockholm boasts of being the most
advanced city of the world, as judged
from her adoption of the telephone,
there being 19,030 subscribers in this
city of but 250,000 people. The ra'.m^
d'etre it to be t-nmAx 'iu tne fact that a
Itelepnone in a private house costs but
$10 per annum, while one in a business
office costs but $16. In addition to the
19,000 subscribers in the city proper
the nearby suburbs contain an addi?
tional 2,500 subscribers, some of them
forty or fifty miles distant, which city
subscribers may cali up without extra
Odd Advertlalraa; Scheme.
A clever advertising scheme is suc?
cessfully practiced by a Quebec shoe
dealer. With every pair of shoes sold
he gives a pair of overshoes, on each
sole of which is a stamp of his busi?
ness, with the letters reversed as in
type. At each step the wearer takes in
the snow the dealer's advertisement
is visible. It can, therefore, be seen
all over town.
In London there are more fires on
Saturday than on any other day in the
Water Mark? a Kentucklan'a 'Grave
"I think we have a pond down
in our neighborhood," said a citizen of
Auburn, Ky., "which takes the prize
In the wonder class. It Is known as
the Herndon Pond and is only a short
distance from the little hamlet of
"The story goes that a man was
ploughing in the field one day In June,
several years ago, when the earth
opened and he was engulfed. The
horse he wap driving was swallowed
up and no trace of either of them was
ever found. A pond of water spread
out over a six-acre field and marks
the farmer's grave. From that day to
this the lake has always contained
about the same quantity of water.
That the pond is fed by some large
underground stream is evident, for it
never goes dry, it matters not how pro?
longed the droughts may be.
"I once talked to a man of 95, a
native of the immediate locality, who
toid me he remembered distinctly
when the farmer was swallowed up
by the sudden caving of the earth and
that the people from up in Simpson
county, thirty miles away, went down
to view the pond and learn tho partic?
REMARKABLE HARBOR FRANCE HAS
BUILT IN AFRICA.
A Natural Anchors.;* West of Tuala Which
la Ansuiulng a Commanding Position os
the High Koad of Trade to the Earn-Itu
On the whole coast line of the Med?
iterranean Sea there Is no point that
occupies a more central position than
the one selected by the Phoenicians
for their western emporium of Byrea.
Here, in antiquity, stood the commer?
cial Carthage and in the mediaeval
ages Tunis, both levying tribute on the
seas from their unassailable strong?
hold. But modern science has modi?
fied everything. Since the invention
of steam and long range guns this
harbor has lost Us military import?
ance. But while Tunis has seen Its
day as a shelter for men-of-war, some
forty miles to the west there is a na?
tural harbor which is assuming a com?
manding position on the high road of
trade to the East. This is Bizerta.
Bizerta dates back to a very great
antiquity. It was founded by colonists
from Tyre and known under the name
of Hippo Zarltus; Diodorus Siculus
calls it Hippo Akra.
During the reign of the Bey Ha
mouda Pasha Bizerta was several
times bombarded by the Venetian fleet,
under the command of the dreaded
Knight Emo. The first time was in
1784. The next year of the Venetian
Admiral appeared again and burned
entirely Sfax and Bizerta. His last
campaign was in 1T86, when Sfax, Bi?
zerta aud Soussa were bombarded once
more. Since that time Bizerta has
played no part in history, and as the
harbor kept filling up more and more
with drifting sand Its commercial im?
portance fell in proportion, until very
recently it was decided to restore its
i former prosperity.
The obstacles were twofoid, natural
and political. When the French as?
sumed control over Tunisia, they had
to do so in the face of the open oppo?
sition of Italy and the latent anger of
England, who, although she grabbed
Cyprus as a bribe, was displeased to
see a neighbor play the same game.
For years France was compelled to :
use much caution In the slow assiml- i
BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF BIZERTA.
lation of this new territory. Treaties
were in existence between the regency
and foreign countries and had to be
disposed of by degrees, In order not
to irritate susceptibilities. It is only
lately that the most obstructive trea?
ty, "the Anglo-Tunisian convention,"
was abolished. This has given France
free hand. In the meantime her Navy
Department had always kept its eyes
open on Bizerta. The positio"n of this
city, 714 miles from Gibraltar, 424
from Marseilles, 300 from Naples
1,000 from the Piraeus, and 1,168 from
Port Said and the Suez Canal, is par?
In was in 188G that the first attempt
was made to render the old port o!
Bizerta accessible to moderate sized
vessels. It has been so much filled up
by sand that there was hardly three
feet of water left. The embankments
were crumbling, while a bar had form?
ed at the entrance, completely ob?
structing access. The old quays were
repaired, the port dug out, the bar
dredged to a depth of ten feet, and
the old jetty extended eastward to pro?
tect the entrance. Meanwhile the
French hydrographic service was en?
gaged in an extensive survey of the
ground prliminary to the greater work
to be done. This took until 18S9, when
a general plan was adopted. Two jet?
ties of about 3,275 feet were built, J
?Yociv'mg a free access Jl \*f?7 fee' be- |
tween their extended arms, forming
an outer artificial harbor of over 200
acres area, in which the largest ves?
sels can find a safe anchorage. From
this point starts the canal which con?
nects the sea with the inland salt
water lake of Bizerta, where the an?
chorage has a minimum depth of thir?
ty feet. The mud and sand dredged
in excavating the canal was used to
fill up the flats on the north side,
where the European Bizerta now
stands, near the new embankments
and the railway terminus.
The canal was inaugurated in 1895
and in July of the following year the
ironclads, Brennus, Redoubtable, and
Chanzy entered through the canal and
anchored in the Sebra Bay. For some
years this port has been frequented
by large steamers, and they will In?
crease in number when better coaling
facilities are provided. The light?
house on the island of Cani, about
twelve miles off Bizerta, is a point
that must be sighted by all vessels
passing from the western to the east?
ern Mediterranean. At this station on
the high road to India a permanent
torpedo post has been located already,
with five torpedo boats, and the coast
guard ironclad Teropete, under cover
of the new batteries. But this is only
a first step, now that France is free
from foreign interference in Tunisia.
Bizerta is to be made into another
Toulon as a powerful base of naval
operations and a shelter for fleets
operating in the Levant. Both France
and Tunisia have l?en called upon to
coutribute to the ctnstructlon of a na?
val arsenal In this natural, unassaila?
ble recess. ,
Travclfnfr In '.uxury.
The height of luxurious traveling
has been reached by the czar and czar?
ina. The empress' private car Is up?
holstered in pale blue satin. The elec?
tric lamps are all in the form of lilies,
and it contains writing and tea tables
made of mother of pearl. The nursery
is the next apartment and is as com?
fortable and handsome as the same
rooms in any of the czar's palaces.
There are dining rooms and drawing
rooms and several sleeping apartments.
In fact, this train is a miniature pal?
ace. The wheels are covered ?with
India rs.tr.or tires... i:
The sale of our ad?
vance styles of soring
hats. We again have
complete stock of
sizes in all shapes.
are the equal of any
in the world. Price
$3.00 and $4.00.
Anticipate Your Wants
Buy a suit and over?
coat if you need it or
not. You can save at
least a third of the
value, even if you have
to put them away for
Clothier. Shoer and
Home Influences Are Elevating
Ami there Is no place that the weary
man turns to whfh sudh pleasure as he
does towards tome. Every man sihould
have one?especially when we can t>ell
him one on easy "term's, and on proper
ity tiha't ia ia good paying Investment.
Or we will aell you a, cheap lot and
buMd you a house. We have forms ol
all sizes for sale,
F'o r Sale.
$850.00 Will buy a noat dwelling on
Twenty-third street comainding
four rooms. Terms, $100 eash
and l*i>a.noe in momUhly pay
iments of $10..
V-OMt W*> <ba?.-? ??, ?ACTi ..wlfca... eevwri.
rooms above, now renting for $20
per monctlh. loca'ted On Rtianoke
avenue. Termt*, $400 casih amid
btalanee to suit purchaser.
$1,S00 Will buy a neat dwelling oon
tai'un'ing five rooms on Forty
fourth street. Tea-ms, one-Tialf
ea?h,- .ba'Hainoe on accommodating
$7,500 Will buy a- nUee press brick front
ihouse on Washington avenue, in
tihe heart of tiie city, containing
(three stores ami flats, of twen?
ty-four rooms above tihem. This
building da renting far $169 per
monitili. Terms, $3,750 cash, ibal
anice to suit purchaser.
$30,000 Will buy a '.three story press
brick front building on Wasfh
dngton avenue, wlnlclh rents for
$250 per month. Terms, one
Sour tih ciaifli, baloinoe on oni;, two,
three, four aind five years.
No. 1115 23nd Street, 8-roams... .$12.50
No. 1039 27th Street, 6-room-s_12.50
New, 6-roam 34bh St., near
Warwick ave .16.00
20OS WaeWlregitOTi avenue.$25.00
1036 26tih street . 10.00
28th street awd Virginia ave- 10.00
TIIOS.B. HENLEY & CO
Real Estate and Insurance.
2700 Washington avenue.
NEWPORT NEWS. VA.
J. MAOKEY, PROPRIETOR.
The Btst.Xnovn Saloon Mma
fa Nevpon Nevs. ? ? ? ?
FlrtGST EXPORT BEER MADE?
Comfortable Pool and Billiard
Parlors Adjoining Cafe;
R. J MAOKEY
Our Spring line of Shoes,
Etats and Furnishings we
now have on display, and a
more complete line of ar?
tistic foot wear cannot be
found in the city. "We have
the exclusive agency of
fine shoes which are excell?
ed by none, and the prices
which we are quoting them
at will save you from one
dollar to one dollar and fifty
cents on every pair.
Below will be found some
special bargains for this
73 pair ladlee" genuine Doneola. coin
tip button shoe*, regular price $1.60, -will
go at ?Sc.
9S pair ladies' fine Viel Kid. latest
styles in "button or lac*. Regular
prBce $2.00, will go at $1.24.
116 pair ladree' hand turned ami band
welted In Patent Leather or Kid tip.
all the newest styles. 'Regular pri^e
$3.00, will go at $1.98.
Ill* .-. ;.i.?r>?r* *1
M>7 air children's genuine Dongola
Patent Leather tips, all solid leatner.
Regular price 75e, will go at 46c.
87 pair Men's Satin Calf solid leather
shoes. Ketru'lar price $1.60, will go il
112 mall men's Hand Welted genuin?
calf coin toes, in lace or eorogress. Reqr
| ular price $3.00, will go at $1.98.
69 pulr men's tiarud eewed Ru66*>t Uaoa
:^oes in coin or bull dog toes. Heg-ular
value $4.00, will go at $2.50.
I A speeiaT lot of men'o black antfl
brown dert>ys and fedoras, consti'tin-sr ot
?1.50, $2.00. $2.50 values, will go at 99a.
, Men's Mack and' brown dertjy? <vad
fedoras. Regular prtoe $3.00, will gu
1 sit $1.75.
2906 Washington Ave.
I me ud To Dale snoe s Gems' fiimistimss store
I Real Estate Loans and High
Class City Investments.
I Genera! Insurance flaents.
ltjElPRESIiNTI'Ntl THJC: ?
Lion Fire Insurant's Company of
"National Fire Insurance Company,
"Northern Assuran'Ce Company, Lon?
?New York Underwriters Agency, Netw
""Oaiedoni?.v cn*uranca'^!;onfpS?e; \Ste$faIKS!K>
German iAlIianica Insurance Associa?
tion, New-j York.
Manichesiter Fire Insurance Company,
Portsmouth Insurance Company,
Standard Accident Company, De.
Northwestern MtituaJ Life Imi-uranca
Co., MiTwa-ukee, WIs.
New York Plate Glass InsJurai?ce Co.,
Old Dominion Building and Loan As?
sociation, Richmond, Va.
Tidewater Perpetual Building and
Loan Association, rNonfoSk, Va.
'All business Intrusted to us carefuUy
and promptly attended to.
"Retfere-nce, Schmelz Bros., Bonkers.
Offices >No. 135 and 137, Tweruty-ftftii
street. Phone connections with Hamp?
ton, Old Point and INorfolk.
We solicit your patr?nap?
cfc?-f\(-i 0'Torod tu anyone bringing ma a Walch h
?P-3vU cannot put in Slrst-daM order.
A. J. HAU8ER, . . .
.... WflTGflES MD JEW&LRY
*To. 408 Twenty-s???htB Street,
an?a-en? Hnwcort Wmvm,