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THURSDAY, N? IVEMUEI
I he I'
THANKS!'.IV I Nil I
Today has I.n s.-i apnrl I
id.-nt ..f ib.- Knited Slabs as time
national thanksgiving, and when one
remembers the perils and dangers
through which the Omnipotcnl hand
has led the American i.pie in the past
few months, ii seems peculinrlv lilting
thin this season of rejoicing and thanks
giving should be national in its i hai
acter and as far-reaching as Ameiiean
? It is so natural for poor, weak; un?
grateful human nature in Pug. i .m
minimize the dally blessings which ale
lavished with a bounl.s hand by ibe
dispenser of .ill good. Ihm our thanks?
givings in iln- past seem I.. have been
regarded .is a sort of duly in which for?
mality hail chilled all Hie genial glow ..f
enthusiasm and earnestness.
Ii is not always possible to make m< n
grateful for distinct and iinc.|iiivc:il
blessings. Therefore, ii is nol surpris?
ing thai the mailer of returning thanks
health, food, raiment, sunshine and
had become formal.
in the presence instance, how. .
there are great outstanding . viden
of the favor of Hod (oward th.- Ann
can r.-pubbc which should prnvoki
sung of thanksgiving in the licai-i
every Intelligent man who lives belli
the protection of ibe Stars and Stri|
Our army and navy have fought bat
with r.-sults which, even to the In
and hardy men who si.i in I he b
front of the battle, seemed imp.isi
without divine aid.
..... ingratitude is on. of the blackest
most indefensible elements of Inn
character. Let no American citizen
guilty of this crime today.
In r.-tiring from the editorship of the
Alabama Advocate, a paper devoted to
the interests of Methodism in thai sec?
tion. Dr. J. O. Andrews says: "Bishop
Keener is credited with the staieineni
that ii is merely a question of time with
an editor: and. if be lives long enou
he will lose every friend he has.
short experience leads in. i.. believe thai
he is right." We beg leave to differ
from both the distinguished bishop and
from the editor who endorses ib.- utter
ance attributed to him. The editor u h ,
insists upon parading Iiis own person?
ality before tin- vi.-w of a critical publii
or the man who insists upon the infal?
libility of his conclusions, except in so
far as they are capable of jnfallibl.
proof, will necessarily provoke disgust
in the minds of both friends and foes.
Otherwise, the editor makes enemies
and supporters; just as other men do.
Inasmuch as neither Jimmy nor
my received any Injury in the vicinity
of his vocal chords ii is difficult lo
Igure out any material injury lhaj tos
sustained by pugilism as a result of
it has already si
The denizens of Newport News can ?
least work up a temporary spasm of
thanks over the joyful contemplation of
ithe fact that the sewerage job will be
completed before next Thanksgiving
i:xim-:<-tri ? mi-rriic ins.
'hw laic meteoric shower proved that
this is not i..i.l year, though Hie two
night display of these brilliant clouds
of star dust furnished students of as?
tronomy with some beautiful s|.taeles
for their night glasses.
The meteors of the Leonid group will
have their outing next year, bin now
that the earth's passage through the
.-.I and past, all minds'in astronomical
circles are centering on the nielits of
November 20. 27. and 2S. with the
preference for Sundav. 27, and a nightly
i.ly or the great Auilromedan nebula.
..?ii which point the great attraction
Hie y.ar I ?98 is expected. Is being
Filtv-ftve degrees south of Hi" Pole
Star and on Hie same meridian which
runs close tn Cassiopeia is the central
star "M Intel!;" in Adnimedn. and
northeast of this star of the Second
.Magnitude, Iving close to another sec.
mid magnitude star. "Almaak." is a ne?
bula from twelve to fifteen degrees long,
by al.I eight decr. es wide. This no?
ir show cd or met.s w hieb w ill In
? ? next Sundav.
U' these meters. Rev Ha It. Hick.
iblei I in Ai
d.i P. Ih
.. ars about Novombe
I.eing reddish, their motion slow, and
their trains faint. The "raiillant." or
...im from which thev start Is diffused
iver a considerable port.f the con
it ollat ion fAndromeda i
"In (in- shower ..f 1S72 one observr
?oinpui.d that r.S.r.ilfi m?te,.is f.-ll in six
hours' lime. In the shower of |vsr. s..v
?ral observers at one station in Klimpe
ount.-d in.nnn in four hours' lime. As
Hie radian! nasse? the Meridian aboul
II o'clock thai nigh! Here will he a
good opportunity ..f observing II.x
pccled shower of Sun.lav 27.
? line ii..laid.- feature of tli,. shower ..r
|s7L' was Ib.- gh.w Rial accompanied it
hi miil-coast Incnliiii-s ami the Aurora
Horealis in Northern localities. This
was very notable and was followed by
in aurora v. hieb lllled the horizon roi
over ISO degrees Mlll'l St V<r!> ItiltlI to a I'll
rona in the zenith. .f Hie fetv dis
Plays or Hi- kind ever chronii led in
'The late Leonid display, was also
? btable lor this same glow in the North
lid also ror the v..lerful lirilliaiici. ol
he stars in Ihe milky way. each stai
???ing clearly and sharply etil. He- m l
ilotis character or Hie belt being r.ir
lie none- absolutely wanting.
"Taken ill in nil Hie me.display
iT III!' 27tll Will be cloSelV W.Helled fur
my unusual characteristic*. The ,?ai
y hour :il which lln display will he ai
is hi-ighl u ill pri'V.-m any I'ear of hit.
hours he.-ping i ho star-gazers I'riuii
linn.red by the AI la lit ie Transporla
!i"ii C.piiny. She was engaged by Hie
M a nha 11a ii Steamship Cmpaiiv, ..i
New Vork. p. i.p. rat.il with Hire.:
or four ollu-r small steamers on slmrl
line that offers oppurtunities in general
: i ? igln I rattle. Her insurance, aboul
ft'.'.. was consi.leral.lv above Hie price
ii which shir might have I.n piii
?liiised by the charterers.
i'I some forty vessels chai l..r.-.l by
Hie Atlantic Transportation i.'ompanv
there leii slill above 111.- Si. Lawrence
rapids v, bleb have been la id up for i he
winter. These are lb.. Joseph Wall.
Shiivvnee. ii. \V. Sage. Win. M.Oregon.
I: Halloran. ii. W. Paige. S. ii. Pos
b r. Helvetia. .1 ii Hinte: anil Meta.
' omel. The reason given for imI ink?
ing these vessels down tile rapids is
I hill I he lllulol'w I'ilel s re I'll Si'i I I., insure
I hem aller November I. iin ibis sour.
Ib.- Atlantic Company is negotiating
willi owners of Ib.- v.-ss.-ls with a view
io having I.'barters extended fur
live ..r six un.ulhs after tho expiration
<>r ihi' Hit.year period, the owners to
receive no payment lor Hie few months
in heu of this extension. This is :i
mailer Rial will prnbablv require con
?-ssi..ns on both sides before ii is sct
i led Several of ibe Atlantic Com?
pany's fleet have already nn Ived at
Newpiirl News, among I hem ihe A.
Watson, M. S. rtacon. T. i'. Sheldoii
uid !?'. A. Georger.
l'i i\V KLL-i 'A KT Kit.
y home wedding w
united al the residi nc. Mis. L. j.
Curler, in Oharlottisvitle. Tiii-sdav af
len.n. when Mr. Rufus W. Powell. ,,f
Newport News, led lo Hie allar Miss
Rosa Carler, Itev. II. W. Trihhle per
foi ining ihe ceremony in the presence of
in.- family and a number of in\ ited
The bride was attended by her sister.
Miss manche Carter, wbll,, her brother.
Mi. .\. C.. Caller, served as best man
The bride was becomingly iitllred in a
dark green cloth suit and carried white
chrysaiithemunis. The presents im
numerous and useful.
Mr. and Mrs. Powell lefl s<ii>h at'
Ih.. ceremony for a visit lo New V.
and will spend several days al ilwi
Island, where Mr. Powell s parents
side They will l..- ai home in Newport
News. December ?'th.
Ni >T i iRI iKKUP II KRK.
??There has been mi Heel ordered u
irampioii Roads, nor will Hierc be." wai
the positive staiemenl of Captain
' 'row ninshield. chief of I he Hui'eau of
Navigation, in the Navy Department..
The publication to Rial elTeel in a
New V..ik paper was without founda?
tion in fact. There is no furl her use
I'or a ii. .-t in Hampton Roads. Tile
W.-sl Indian waters and ihe Sou Ih
Atlantic, from which they were with?
drawn by Ihe war with Spain, an 1 they
vt ill s.-ut on iheb proper stations as
soon as they can be got ready.
IIP iN I'I PICS LA 11 >
The iron pipe r..r the Sewer millet at
Twenty-fifth ist reel was laid Tuesdfi
nflernoon and Ihe contractor will no
go ahead v, ,H, the w..,k of exenvntir
Twenty-fifth street r..r the other mal
line of pipe.
There are between f.on and 70P. feet of
Iron pip,- in tin- i ivr under the Old
Dominion Land Company's new pi
'"his pipe was cemented and supported
by air tight barrels until the contract,
was ready lo sink l!.ntire line who
it was lowered into the water and no
rests firmly on the river bed.
Th.- work of excavating on Twentj
fifth sin-ct will he commenced Just ns
soon as the engine is placed in position.
Ji you arc thinking of buying a din?
ner, tea or toilet set, in simple justice
to your pocket, you should see and
price our assortment. Adams' Packet
All r pairs Guaranteed for a year and
cheapest at Newport News Cycle Co.
f\8 YOU I
LIKE IT I
ORLANDO-?s I rtir.cmbcr, it was upon this i
? ... &
TALK Ol-' A l ><><;.
There is a certain young man about
hi. who is in :i whole peck of trouble.
I ii is all over ii dog. It .seems lie hail
?cured a small, wooly puppy of great
uity of which h- was very proud,
mc on,, laid informed him that it
? iihl be detrimental to the puppy's
? Ith to giv,. ii any meal and suggest
fe, ding il on milk. Prank, for that
the v..iing man's name, is now look
Fverything would have been all right
bad .-all. .! several tim-s for-his bill and
Prank, who has bei u superintending the
panes for' tli^ptltl'two weeks, which
v. ill about eat up Ills meagre salary
.?. h. n llnished, unfortunately found
The chalk and water vender has now
swiped iTe- pup and threatens that, if
Hi,- lull is n d paid within a week, he
will give the puppy a ride in his wagon
the Lo t thai
:.;d road is
Ron-said d..e v,.,y ?im b lilled win,
milk, the resuli of such .1 fhreai would
too horrible to think of. Krank sr.ys
be doesn't care, he will steal another
WHY I IK CKT HIM.
Tie re are two gentlemen in this town
I,., are not on speaking terms. Ii was
II brought about in a very simple imm?
er They were both at their desks,
h. n duo "f them obs.-i v. d I bat 1:1s IV-t-t
.-.?re asleep. The other, win. bad mar?
led to himself that his Irien I. who was
-f a liv.-ly disposition, bad 1.11 so
.ii.-', remarked t&?l be was beginning
10 H,ink liny w.-re n*a.l. lie is al a loss
know what he has done ilia: his
?nd culs him now every lime |,.. ,.;s
?d Km 7- I b -i w h -n h ?
si night. "Ue lower be b is
?ailing of ii.
.?hi, had been
.?s in tin- west,
;,li 1 hem the
The f.ball p
11,,, hi ox almost killed 1 'oi b.-it.
Til K IIAOi .N'TKI'K.
N BW APV Kl ITISKMENTS.
:<>.\l;|i i'tiM Pi HIT MILE RC
llrsl chiss hoard, for two gentleme
II..i and .old bath. Apply to Mi
?lim. II. i"Srentier. 1015 Twenty-'seVen
street . iiov-2t-:il.
FFi lit SALI-: It KSTA i' It A XT HOINi
a good business: will sell for $?00 cash,
or 10 a g,...,l manager will sell half in
l. rest r.H- $.".(10; Fiji- further inl'orma
lion impure at 121 Twenty-third street
N'i v. not i News. Ya. II IS-i w*
"oi: sali-: -fink singing import
ed Canary birds. Linn.-is & Ould
lihclics: fresh seeds, plain or mixed,
for nil kinds of birds. Also cages, all
sizes, eng.- fixtures ami material for
cages. All birds guaranl.1.
('.. AI.KKRT I.ENZ,
10 .. s.leiTcrson Avenue.
/ vPELRft HOUSE,
* " 1.. I.-. ,\ . HOOK I'll!, MUH.
Thursday and Friday nights. Novem?
ber 21 ami r.. wilh special Thanksgiv?
ing matinee. Harris A.- Smith's High
-'lass Yaml.-villeSliow. <. laugh from
star, to>iish. ouarante.-d sl. ielly clean
..nd alffaciive. prices If., "... and
R.-.served seals on sale at Ideal
I!, i:. A. la 11 iK KU. Manager
SATCIil>AV. Ni'vkm i'.kk L'filh, IN
RICHARD .V PRINGLE'?,
RUSCO 61 HOLLAND S
BIG MINSTREL FESTIVAL
55 Pecnle! 2 Binds !
Pitrade at ".."." I'. M. Prices f.1*. 7:" i-ei
DR. a-j Ca WEST'S
nerve mmm treatment
THE ORIGINAL, ALL OTHERS IMITATIONS,
Is sold under positive Written 4?uarnntcc
bynntlnirizmliigi.iiLMiinlj .to cnrnW enk Memory
Dizziness. Wlikefulni-sB. Fits, ilvstcrin, Quick
lies?. Night busses, Kvd Dr.-iuus, Lurk of Conti,
deuce. Nerv,iiisi,i-ss, L-i..siiiide, all Hraius, Y,iuth.
fill ICrrors, or Fxi-.-sHive L se of Tobacco. (>|iiiun.
or Liquor, wiiii-li lends to .Misery. Consumption,
Insanity anil Dealt,. Al store or by lllllil, $1 E
box: six for with written guarantee tc
eure or i-el'imil mum-v. Sample pack?
age, containing live days' treatment, with full
instructions, 25 cents. One Bnmp.,*w",U' ?"-('* *r
cacti person. At, store or by umiL
^'^XCS'Rcd Label Special,
,tta?iW"8 Ex,ra strenfJ"i. L.^,
I*zb-rfSm For liiipoteucy. Loss ofWR'^r.
E&if'lr P?w?r. Lust Miuiliood. Vi
*?' ?'? " Sterility or Barrenness.' ^
a bus; six for $!>, will
a&FORE or by mail. vAFT?B
KLOH o ui-tUG STORRS.
Sto clshcldfrfs Mcefirg.
HOTICIZ?The annual meeting of the
dockholder8 of Hie Newport Ne
Supply Company will be held nt the
afllce of Hie company on Tuesday, Dec
unber 0, ISilS at S P. M.
T. H. GORDON.
Your Ear?? sir
The average man is not influenced by
the usual Clothing advertisement but he
surely listens to REASON.
Especially when that reason is supple?
mented by facts and if this talk brings the
reader to our store: chances are ten to 01 le
that he'll benefit?and believe Peyser facts
i icrea fter
C )ur garments are cut>trimmed and made
the equal of Custom Work.
We've harped on this subject for tl le past
nine years> to our progress?to your saving
we'll never tire of it.
Pall overcoats $8.501?$ 16.50.
Suits $6 50 to $25.00.
Winter Overcoats $7.50 to $25.00.
Y'spy- The Reliable
2803 and 2805 Washington Ave
This beautiful Couch, upholstered in a fine qual?
ity velvet, worth $12.50, for 10 da?S OnT $7.50
&7.50 Cash or Credit. $7-5
public has long since
learned that the statements
made by Hirshberg, the Banner
i'hither, can be relied upon.
There is so much deception
and fraud in advertising
methods that the public usually
take advertiser's statements
grain of salt.
always endeavors to tell a
straight story, and the results
have proven that plain truth tells.
This week we are offering
a line of men's Dark Blue
fancy worsted suits at $S.75, that
arc so well made, and such splendid
fabrics, that they would justify pretty
Double breasted sack suits, Worth
$12.50, for $S75.
Single breasted black
worth $15.00. for f .7;"..
Black and blue Beaver
worth $15.00. for 0.75.
Blue and black Kersey overcoats, worth
$12.00. for $7.r,o.
These goods are more than ordinary
bargains, as they were bought by us
in the last few days at very much less
than actual value.
TUB BAN1NER CbOTHER
2606 U/ashngton avenue.
If you want a building Sot
Buy it of the
Old Dominion Land Gompany
Lot? for sale on easy terms in all sections of the
Finely located business, lots on Washington ave.
Farms: lor sale or rent in Elizabeth City, War?
wick and York Counties.
?Id Dominion L>and Company?
ROOM NO. 11.
f ,?ST NATIONAL BANK BUILDING.
OFFICE OPEN UNTIL 8 P M;
s of pay. pu,n^.\P?tronize Home Industry
1 ?uplicate Discharges,
SPANISH WAR CLAIMS SETTLED.
JOSEPH TilELON, Attorney,
(late of Washngton, D. C.)
Address National Soldiers' Home Va.
['. O. Box 255.
J Bit 'I I MOND,
\sm BOOT AND SHOE MAKER.
REPAIR WORK A SPECIALTY.
280? Washington avenue.
Having doubled our force we art now
prepared to fill all orders for lite cele?
brated . t
EL MARCO CIGARS
Factory, No. 3.402 Washington ave?
nue, over old Armory. jyl9-6m
NEWPORT NEWS CIGAB CO.,
P. O. Box 95. V o
Toadies' genuine vici kid, very soft and flexi?
ble, in lace or button, in all style toes. Regular
value $2 00.
Ladies' imported viei kid, hand sewed, pat- Sk
cut tipnr tip of same, in lace or button, 111 all the /
l..... . .1..-. i>.I.l.,? ???> nn vT
latest shapes. Regular value $?>.00.
Roys' satin calf, solid leather throughout,
school shoes. Regular value $1.50. ?
Men's satin calf shoes, every pair guaranteed
to be all solid leather, in all toss, in iace or Con- ^*
gross. Lieguhir value S'i.tH).
. - %
Men s t n and boxcalr, heavy sole, winter (+
weight, in lace or Congress, made with outride
back stay, in all style too
Men's band sewed tan, winter weight hals, in >v
! dog oral! the leading tots. Regular value ,
200b Washington Ave., Newport News, Vra.
Hourj 8 A. SI. t
Sundtye, I A. M. to
Open Evenings 7 to
VITALIZED A1U FOR PAINLESS EXTRACTING.
GOOD SET.5 DOLLARS Y
BRST SET.iis ii.8 DOLLARS ?
PARTIAL SETS. .IN PROPORTION
No charge for i'At' tct itig when teeth tire ordered.
Painless extracting with local aitnsthctic.50c
vfn-k and crowns, 22 karat gold. !?."> per tooth.
ALL WORK GUARANTEED.
I w x? -v "V 1
puveice arc x \ Electric Liohis;
Incandescent and ;
WHOLESALE AND --.All. Bell Wiring done
GOLD STORAGE. on sllolt notice.;
ftrTO LiGtlTS Inspection guar>!
lacaaclrsctst. Llqhts, arteed. j No Dift*
? re, ?. ? [>m m j No Qdorj
MoT or I fixtures oi Faciory Prices I RT ?
D _ T.r: <-*?**??*-*???**????* I No Matches.
l~U ik xi.j1.| 'WOKE ?SI5. I
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?Peninsula Eiectric Light and Power Co,
NEWPORT NEKS, VA.
(Board of Directors meet third Tuesday in each month.)
SCHMELZ BROS., BANKERS
NEWPORT NE.WS. VA.
Offers Their Customers E-v/e?r-y Accom moci a -
tion Consistenl \AJ it In Safe Banking,
Accounts of individuals, linus and corporations solicited. Collection
.luaiie on all parts of the country. Foreign drafts issued on all parts of the
IN OUR DIME: SftVINGS DEPARTMENT
Deposits received from B> cents to $5,000 and interest allowed at the t?te of
FOUR PER CENT. PER ANNUM.
SAF'ETY OfiPOSiT BOXES f^OR RENT
Only fifaty Boxes In the. City Se> t>y Time. Loo
\V A Post, President. J. K. Swinerton, Vice-president J. A. Willett Cashier.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
OF NEWPORT NEWS.
CAPITAL, $100,000. SURPLUS $30 000
DIREC TORS :
W. A. Port, J. R. Swinerton, M. B. Crow^B, M. V. Dougtotjr,
B. G. Biekford. C. B. Orcutt, I. Eugene Wh'.te, J. A. Wlllett.
Accounts of banks, carpo.-ations, merchants, individuals and firms invited.
We offer depositora every accommodftt ion which their balances, business and
responsibility warrant. SelJ ou "WD drafts drawn oa ail nHncipal eitle? ?f
'h'sAFE DEPOSIT BOXES FOR EENT
G. B. West, President. D. S. J->nes, Vlce-Preside-it. W. B. Vest, Cashier.
Citizens and Marine Bank
OF NEWPORT NEWS, VA.
CAPITAL $50,000. SURPLUS $15 OO J
PAID IN DIVIDENDS, $15,500.
A general banting bualne?i. Every facility offered for safe and prompt
transaction oi business on favorable terms. The accounts of Corporation*.
Firms and Individuals sollolud. Special attention siven o collection*. Draft*
drawn on all part* of tfce world.
A SPECIAL SAVINGS DEPARTMENT.
INTEREST ALLOWED ON DK POSITS OF Ci 1ND UPWARD.
G.B.West. H.E.Parker, T.M.Benson, J. 3. Jennings, L "_ . Stearnes,
E. T. Ivy, D. S. Tones. A. C. Garrett, J. M. Curtis.