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machinery, and capable of doing
buv manufacturing necessary to
Bteem navigatiou or r-nlroud loco?
motion. The bnsiuess will amouut
to about 8300.00? this year, against
$200,000 iu IcSl.
CARRI AGES AND HARNESS.
For a number ol years the dealers
?ml manufacturers of ibis city turn?
ed eat and bandied ouly goods of
high gradts. Such vehicles lotiud
ready sale in all the cities aud couu
ties of Virginia aud Carolina. Of
late yenrs ti.ey have beeu brought
in direct competition with lunch
cheaper, but at tbe same time, iufe
rior goods from the West, resultiug
in a largo reduction of tho values of
wholesale business. The Noriolk
xuaoulactnrcrs nave, however, plac?
ed upon tbe market, especially for
tbe iulaud trade, a number of cheap
vehicles with which they have beeu
able to meet Western prices, uud
the new departure bus gaiued lost
grouud. Iu 1881 tb?? total mauu
faotaro wns put ot $275,000, 1894
will show 8850,000. Norfolk's deal?
ers are conservative uud reliable
business men who cater for the best
custom. The Virginian is assured
that the outlook lor 1805 is very en?
STOVES AND TINWARE.
Tbo stove and tinware business
obows very substantial gaius over
1884, when the aggregate sales
amonnted to $175,000. Very caro
ful aud conservative estimates put
the trade of 1801 at $500,000.
BOOK AND STATIONERY ?? MUSICAL
Tbe dealers in books and station?
ery place tbe business of 1804 at
8200,000, agniust $75,000 in 1881.
This does uot inolnde tbo muoio de?
partments of tho vurious stationery
bouses, which amonuts to not less
than $80,000, which would make a
grand total of ?280,000 for this
branob of trade.
JEWELRY AND WATCHES.
There are no exclusively wholesale
houses here dealing iu jewelry,
watches, etc., but the business,
which is bafo and reliable, shows
very eucouragiug evidences ol ttirift
and prosperity. Tbe aggregate
value of goods sold iu 1884 was
$1(30,000, against $200.000 iu 1804.
Tbe ship railways of this port are
well fitted to do auy wort; in their
line. They employ about 100 skilled
bands at good wages uud do about
$250,000 or $300,000 worth of busi?
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC FRUITS.
The dealers in foretgu und domes
tio fruits last your did a business es
tiniated ut $350.000, Their custom?
ers were from a number of the
Northern and Western cities,as well
as the larger cities of Virginia, the
Curo.ii'ii ? und Tennessee.
CROCKERY AT1D GLASSWARE.
The various dealers iu crockery
and glassware will sell goods auutial
Ij to tho value of $350.000. Tbo
trade is retail almost exclusively,
though several dealers sell to couu
try merchants at priooa to meet, the
competition of Northern cities. The
trade iB coutined to Norfolk and
Burroundiug counties aud Eastern
There is on extensive trade in
malt liquors uud mineral wators.
Neurly all of the large breweries
have warehouses here. Tbo business
will amount to about $250,000 an?
nually, There are several inuuufao
turcrs of mineral waters, whoso
tiado will reach about $100,000 an?
nually, making a total of $350,000,
This is one of Norfolk's important
Industries?a trade which extends all
aioug the Atlautic coast, from Muiuo
to Mexico. The company's property
is located at Money Point aud covers
twenty tive acres. The goods niuuu
faotured are guaranteed to staud
for a given number of years,
and owing to tho non inter?
ference of iuaect8, is much in de?
mand for piling iu Southern waters.
The company employs about luu
hands and its business will aggre?
gate about $125.U00 annually. The
business was established in 1886,
The manufacture of ice iu Norfolk
It one of tbe recently established
industries, aud has met with most
satisfactory results. Tbe LuHuesB
now employs 100 bands, who ore
paid from$l to $2.50 per day. Ico
is manufactured to supply the home
trade, also customers in all the
tow us along tbe North Caroiiua
coast shipments are made
via rail and by steumor iu lots raug
iug from 1 to 100 tons. The ag
gregate of business last year
amounted to about $150,U00. No
comparison can bo mudo with 1884,
as the trude tbeu handled only ice
from tho rivers of New England,
aud was confined almost exclusively
to home consumption
BAGS AND BAGGING
The sale of bags and bagging for
all purposes, inctudiug huc? Ktu/T* as
are used,by the truckers iu shippiug
vegetables will amount to about
$50,000 annually, uud us tbe truck?
ing trado increases tbe demand for
goods of Ibis hue will become greut
er. It is n line in wbiob there is an
excellent opportunity lor develop
meut. The customerh are generally
LEATHER AND FINDINGS.
There are two dealers in leather
and hboe findings, whose aggregate
trade amounts to $35,000 pur year.
Their cuhtomers are local, being
confined to Norfolk and the stir
rounding counties. There bus boeu
pome slight improvement iu tbe
volume of trade during tho last four
years, but uo euergetio effort hau
bceu in a de tu develop or extend.
The Virginian bus enumerated
tho more prominent lines of trade,
giving tho value of tho oporatioua
annually, but in every commercial
centre there are feeders to tho gen
eral business too numerous to men
tiou uud not of sutlioieut importance
to be siugly couutud iu tbo detail ro
view, hut iu the recapitulation uuder
the head of miscellaneous count for
mere tunu many of the larger single
hues of trade. Under this bead Tub
Virginian reports a number of
smaller liues, whose aggregate value
is about S2,000.000 annually.
RATES OF WAGES.
Tbe wages paid in Norfolk for
olcrieal work aud to artisauB, me
otiauics aud laborers are of u fair
cnaracter. A tublo i6 presonted be?
low, whioh was compiled by tbe
Committee on Statistics of tbe Buei
ne6s Men's Association:
CLASS OF LABOR'
. k r?.:C0
hip Cai i enurs 5i
Sailoia on tailing
?jlora oa ileaiueri. lp.T
8 illori ?n tui>a.Iptr mo.
gl Walt* a.
HouaeServauta. I per mo.
< 'ooki n.d l.aund-|
Pewiag Women. per wk
Factory handa, ie-1
male..I per wk
Saimiue ?.|i?or mo.
it. kkcepera.Ipor kmo.
Day Labore-a, while]
?15 CD to
'J 01) '?
fi ou '?
S no ?
12 0) "
12 Ol) "
12 .-.o "
10 0) "
'24 1,0 "
12 so ?
12 00 "
12 00 !'
12 00 "
9 00 "
10 00 *?
15 00 "
15 00 "
15 eo ;;
i.| io oo "
I Trui Itnieu and lirir
Po u rs.
st io t-tar Driven
b 0 J
100 00 I
In tbe distriot for which Norfolk
is trade center ami market place,
'25,000 trackers' bauils accordiug to
tho National census, are employed.
It must now roueh neorlv 30,000:
besides thero are about 1,000 Usher
men aud oystermen for uiue mouths
iu tho year; 3,500 railroad men;
1,000 factory bands, 1,600 to 2,000
employed at tbe navy jard; ships'
crews paid off here, etc. It is safe
to estimate that the week's wages of
80,000 of tho wage earners of Ibis
district of country are iu circulation
here about all tbe time, not to men
tiou the other classes at all,
a hote 13 hi It. eis a llrcal fui|>rovo
incut ill kin Kc?p<-it mill ttio
II it I Id i Iii;? arc INlluicrotia und
Attractive Iu Architec?
There aro mony buildings in Nor?
folk, both in tbe wny of a public
and private nature, that are impos?
ing and attractive, aud which iodi
eate the activity of the city aud its
nrogrensive development, The City
Hull has a very shapely dome, and
the Federal Bnilding, which con?
tains the Postollice, Custom House,
and United States Courts, is a solid
coustructiou with granite front and
of beautiful architecture. An ap?
propriation of S150.000 has been
made by tho Government for the
erection of a uew postoilice build
ing, Tbe Cotton Exchange bus a
marble front, The Norfolk Aesd
emy was modelled by Walter, one of
the architects of the Nuiioual Cup
itol, "uftor the Temple of Thesous
ut Athens." Tho United Statos Na
vnl Hospital is a massive building,
also with classic front. It cost gtJOO ,
ODO. Tho New Atlantic: has a
block frontage and cost about S250,
000. The most expensive ohurcb is St.
Mary's Catholic whioh cost SS?.OO.I,
and next St, Luke's Episcopal, which
cost $!5f>,000. The new Methodist
Church in course of ercotiou will
cost $100,000. Tbe new Alar
ket House aud Armory cost
S100.000. It is one of tbo lar?
gest buildings of tho kind in the
South, aud tho Armory Hall is said
will hold au audience of (3,000 per
sous, A number of the churches
are of splendid architocture,uotably
St. Mary's Catuolio, St. Luke's
Episcopal, and tbo now Methodist
church, which will be one ol the
haudbumest church buildings iu
the South. Besides thero in tho
Young Mou's Christian Association
building, a Bpacious aud imposing
structure. Ht. Vincent's Hospital
is a magnificeut buildiug, superior
to any iu the Sout?. VauWyck's
Academy of Music, tho Lowenborg
block, tbe Baleutine Building ou
Mum street, tbe Columbia .'. Uud
diugdou Cilice Buildiugs.the Bideu
tine Arcade on Church ami Queen
htreots, and tbe Women's Home iu
Bramble ton, the new Publio School
Buildings in Brnmbletou and Atlan?
tic City ward? are largo aud excel?
lent buildings, A number of very
largo buildiugs are now heiug plau
ncd aud contracted . for, and wbeu
erected will still further add to Nor?
folk's hold iu this rospeor, espeoially
so the H?cht .fe Ilirchler Mammoth
Dry Guods Building, aud the pro
posed new building lor tho Citizens'
HARBOR OF NORFOLK
II B8S SO EQUAL FOR C0HKIRGI81 PURPOSES
Tbo Opinion of I.lent. U. IC. liar
roll?It* Advantage* anil Trib?
utary Water Communlc?
Norfolk, owing to its fortunate
geographical position, is necessarily
oue of tbo most important bbippiug
points on tbo Ailautio eoast. Ae
regards safoty ami facility ot access,
it bus no superior auioug tbe North?
ern ports; while those further south?
ward do uot iu auy degree compare
with it iu cither of tho above advau
Tbe Gulf Stream, transporting
immense volumesof tropically heated
water, llowiug north, is breasted oil'
to tbo eastward by Cape Haiterae.
Experience shows that tbo oyolouio
Storms, occurring during tbo mouths
of July, August aud September.have
a tendency to ro-ourvo to the east?
ward iu latitudes varyiug from 28
degrees to 82 degrees uortb?Cape
Hullerns being in about 35 degrees
aud Capo Henry iu about 37 de?
grees, north latitude.
Tho warm atmosphere resting
above thesurface of tbo Gulf Stream
is mot by tbe cold air walls, boruu
iu waves from tbe Northwest, pro?
ducing gales, squalls or stormy
weather; uud causing tho passage of
Cape llattoros to bo generally at
touded with more or less ditiioulty
Norfolk furnishes tho Grst seonro
harbor to tbe northward of this
capo, aud also a safe outlet through
which all ot the vast inland com
merco, arriving from below this
point, may seuk tbe ocean.
Water carriage will ever bold tbe
supremacy over transportation by
any other means. As regards bor
advantages iu this respoct, Norfolk
can claim to bo ouu of tho most
favorod cities in the United States.
Tbo broad entrance to Chesapeake
Bay, u body of water whioh for
coiumorciui purposes has no equal,
allows vessels under either steam or
sail to rta illy enter Hampton Hoads,
where is louud tbo largest and safest
harbor south of Now York. The
James and Elizabeth rivers, here
meeting, form a triangular estuary
iu wuich large fleets of morohaut.
shipping uiuy, throughout tho moat
violeui gales, safely ride at auchor.
There is u 20-foot channel, well
marked with buoys aud lighthouses,
aud varyiug in width from 100 to
1,000 yards, which leads from tbe
eutraucu of Cliusapouku Buy to the
wharves of Norfolk, and also boyoud
to the United States Navy-yard. It
is well to particularly notice this,
since, notwithstanding tbo dredgiug
of this eh".im. I at grout expense, by
tho national government, still for
eigu shippers aro not generally
aware of its existence.
1'horo nro thirty two pilots al?
lowed by tho State law, and the
authorized pilotuge is smaller than
that of any other port in tho United
States, being from $2.50 to $1.00
per foot, according to the vessel's
Two important wator ways?tbo
Dismal Swamp Canal aud the Albe
marie and Chesapeake Canal?con?
nect the North Carolina sounds with
Chosupeuko Buy, making a purt of
that system of inland navigation
which extends from Beaufort aud
Newberue, N, C, to Baltimore,
Philadelphia, New York, and if so
desired, to tbo great Northern lakes.
These waterways aro arteries,
through which How from tbe Albe
marie and Pamlico sotiuds, aud their
tributary streams, tbe varied com?
mercial products of Eastern Nortb
Carolina, and territory even farther
South and West.
Until our attention is directed to
this foot, we fuil to realize tho ex?
tent to which theso iulaud pa-sages
uro used; but a glance at tho statis
tics of Norlolk'a lumber and atuvus
trade will give au idea of their im
portanoo, wheu wo relleot that, sub
stautiatty, tho oiitiro tuipply of tirn
bor into tbo Norfolk market may be
said to arnvo through those canals.
Huge rafts,liko lmmuuso serpeuts,
wind uloug, eaolt iu tow of a dimiuu
tive tug, tho total expense of which,
though light, is yet sullicieut to
allow a fair profit to tho rait-men,as
well as to the lumber dealer, while
the tugs return, having in tow long
lines of schooners loaded with (arm
iug muchiuery aud other muuufuc
tured articles from the workshops
of Norfolk und cities further Nortb.
Tho James River aud Chesapeake
Bay naturally deliver their produce
at Norfolk. These, with tboir trib
utary streams, represent a total
length of 1,000 miles of tidal coust.
That of the North Curolina Sounds
further augments this to about 2,500
in lies of coast lino which, uhbough
inland watei, is yet dully washed
aud punned by the sali wuves.
1 ho climuto is such au equable
odo that tho three neighboring sea
side resorts, Oid I'oiut Comfort,
Virginia Beach and Uceau View,
may well deciare themsolves to be
either winter or summer resorts,
i'tio thermometer iu summer raugea
botweeu 70 und 00 decrees Fabr.,
and in winter rarely falls below 20
[ The mein annual rainfall is about
fifty-two iuobes, fairly distributed
throughout the year, about thirty
live inches boiug precipitated dur?
ing that period extending from lue
1st of March to tho 1st of October,
tho time wheu the crops aro grow
nig. Possibly it is ?lue to this tern
poring of tbe alimato by the Gulf
Btreani, and also to tho certainty of
au abuudunce of ruin wheu most
needed, that Norfolk has become a
grout trucking centre on tho Atlan?
tic coa-.t. Bo thai cause what it may,
those persons who have visited all
parts of tho globe concur in assort
iug that here is found a market
which in equal io, if not superior, to
any other maiket in the world. Tbe
market for vegetables, game, poul?
try aud fish is always excellent.
Tbe oyster interest of Chesapeake
Bay, though much deteriorated iu
later years, owing to injudicious
dredging aud insattioient protection,
is now being bettor guarded through
striugeut laws enacted by those
States whose interests have been so
Jeopardized, and oyster planting is
uow being largely resorted to iu or?
der to rooluce tbe devastation of tbo
natural beds. Oyster culture is more
profitable, acre for acre, than the
raising of auy other article of food.
Norfolk is tbe natural ceatro for
this trade, bo far as tbe waters of
the Cbosapeake Bay and its tributa?
ries are concerned, and has for her
only rival tho city of Baltimore, a
place far more difficult of aocoss to
Already Lambert's Point and
Newport News have become tbe
greatest coaling stations on tbe At
lantio coast, while the grade of coal
hero handled, "Pocahoutoe" pro
duces the Uuost steaming results,and
is preferred by the ocean grey
hounds iu making their great trans?
The United States Navy yard,
with its dry docks aud modern steel
working machinery, aud the receut
ly established ship building plant at
Newport Nows, with a dry dock of
greutur capacity than auy other iu
America,give an assurance of having
at all times, iu this vicinity plenty
of skilled workmen and tbe proper
taoilitiea for dockiug and repairing
the largest ocean steamships.
Norfolk stunde where euch ot the
several lines of railroad, leading
from the South and West, finds its
earliest and most reliable seaboard
Although large cities are some?
times fotiud located inland, as Lon?
don, Parin, etc., yet history shows it
to be the invariable rule that at
those points where there are good
harbors or where largo water
courses moot tbe ocean, great end
populous cities will be established.
Norfolk possesses both of these ad
vantages, uud her hue harbor with
its tributary water oomiuiiuiotitiou,
assures to her the fuel thst she will
in tho future become tho largest
city of the Sjuth.
THE PUBLIC HEALTH
NORFOLK IS 0H? OF TBE HElLIBiESI OF CITIES
i Uo Prccutitioiiurr itteaaures ami
"?ow AUmiiitvtcired ? I lio VII?
111 ailu Condition*?I'euinura
litre?faoVpaolwl itlv. aaca
The oonditiousaffeoting the public
health of Norfolk have steadily im?
proved with the reteiisiou of a
Waring Sewer System, beguu ten
years ago, and Hie under the saui
ury lulmistruuou of the city's Board
of Health mid Health Officer, with
police iissistunco. The newly an?
nexed territory is not yet thoroughly
sewered, but tho work is progro.-sing
Warned by the frightful example
of Memphis, duriug ihut city's ter
riblo yellow fever planne of 1878,
Norl'oik commissioned thu great
Civil Engineer Waring to plau
its eeneis fur it, aud with some
modifications his propositions have
been givou effect. To bo plain,
there is little natural drainage;
the city is oil u deid ilat, some
twelve feet above sea level, so that u
well-detiued bcwer system was, to
Norfolk, an ubsuluto necessity,
I The system which has been pro
I vided is of iron, stone and terra
cotta pipe, and twenty eight miles
iu luugtti?i. e., covering the whole
city within the limns, excepting
three or four miles' length of
Thu promoters of the new stibur
; bau additions have all been entur
pribiug in this same dirovtiou, so
that whatever else it lacks, Norfolk
is vvoll sewered uud drained through
There is a stringent Quarantine
at Norfolk, aud regular suuitarv in
spectiou, uo that imported epidemic
is little to bu feared.
The police make quarterly inspec
tions of the entire corporation, aud
the special sanitary inspector of the
Bourd of Health is engaged steadily
iu the investigation ot eomplamts.
The climate, modified both sum
mer und winter by proximity to the
sea, aud especially mellowed by tbe
neighboring ?alf btreain, is mild,
equable uud agreeable at all seasons,
It is much milder thau on the same
peruliel inland ou tbi* amiount,
The m.-uu tuuiperuture is about
70 degrees iu summer und 40 iu
winter, 1 be average annual ruinfull
is l>0 inches.
The presence of the numerous
seaside resorts in the environment
of the city, which are patronized
both iu summer and winter, are
evidence enough of the enmstiu
moderation of this distriat without
There arc uo diseases especially
prevalent at Norfolk or iu its vioinU
ly. ulalariu is practically unkuowu.
The Chesapeake aud Virginia sea
coats aro singularly free Irom legs,
and with sacii excellent sewerage,
Norfolk is, for tho white person,
housed comfortably, living cleanly
und well nourished, one of thu most
healthlul cities ot the world,
Tbe death ruto for the whites is
ubout Beveutoen iu the thousand ol
population; u rate, too, it should bo
noted, naturally much augmented
by its floating population oi health
aeekere and .lack rare.
The rate lor the uegro population
i.s nearly und sometimes more than
double that of the whites. But this
is the caso wherever they are.
Capital, - - $300 000
Surplus and Pro?
fits, - - - 135 000
Interest paid on time de?
posits by special contract.
Bills of exchange issued
on all the principal cities
Accounts and corres?
Wl. K, PETERS, President.
WALTER B, DOYLE, Cashier.
William H Peters, John N Vaugban,
W t LarUs Uardy, Ci M Serpell,
J W l err , J G Woinbie.
O A Woodward, Howard Johnson,
Gootgu U ltoid, Mc I Wreua,
_Walter U Doyle._
I BANK OF COMMERCE.
Capital, - - - - $100,000
Suipius arid Profits, - - 65,000
Receive accounts on
favorable terms, and will
be pleased to meet or cor?
respond with those who
j contemplate making
changes or opening new
Interest allowed on sav?
N. Beaman, President.
K. B. Eli iott, Vice-Prest.
T. U. Hare, Cashier.
James E. Barry, B. T,
Bockover, K. B.' Elliott.
P. H. Savage. F. M. White
hurst, J. W. Hunter, B. G.
Pollard, R. P. Voight, R.
VV. Santos, N. Beaman.
CITY t?TIONALJAMS, Norfolk, Va.
Capital, - - - $200 ooo
Surplus and Undi?
vided Profits, - 15 000
Deposits nearly, - 500 000
OR&AN'ZED JUNE 13th, 1291
a E IUUSE, President,
o a n A.-ll, Vice-President,
Ii VV LK1?U, Oasbltr.
a E K'rifS 1 1 .out
C A Nasli. Y.ie-l'rOdHont: O A Nasli &
sou, bu ldiug material.
John L liopar, >ohn I, 10 er Cumber Co.
! WiKo, capitalist iud iruoker.
D VV l o d. Jr., D H Tud?, Jr., A Co.,To
!ju o 11 t.-i.
.'Olm sber dan, Rlack, Sheridan A Wilson,
( oh IJ e:ators.
BStrndwiok, 1'iesident Old Dowiuiou
i nauo i'o npany.
N l:urruns, burruds Sou a Co.. bunkers.
W .1 - humous, W J S.muious a Co., Hat?
Darton 'yers, Myo b a Co., Heal leuto.
K a I'odson, Manager tlantio iiotsi.
U Q Williams. H <! Will.ami a Co,
Wholeti 1 ? Li uors.
O W i'lutiodrt, O VV Feutress a Co.,
W. o.L-nftlo 1 >ro.o 8.
VVm Dono n, VVna Donovan A Co.. Coal
auM Wou 1 Dealers.
Juine- H Ktber d^o, .is nei E Etherodgo
.V Co.. lumber.
Floyd Hurlies, Wldtokurst A Dashes,
Ii W bei b, i usliior
THBOITV N T.OM l DWK doei a
gt-iior.il hanking bu iuess, an 1 it* orhoers
an d recto-h me nm i.- tue ?oh I au i
bu.iitantial Oue.iiees meu of Nur'uik.
ORGANIZED AUGUST 1, '85.
Ike 11 ill Bit,
PO o. 3.3SO,
United Stat e s D b i ository
Capital, - - - $400 OOO
Surplus and Profits July
1, 1894, - - 168 700
C W OHANDY, Pretl 'ent
OEo 'lAiT. Vice-1 resilient.
CALI'U I LL UABDY, Ca^l.ior.
A B SCHWAttZKOFF. Asst Cusbier.
C W Gran ly, M L T Davit, 0f M I. T
;;M>i- A Co . W I) Kountree, ot w l>
Kouu Itree A Co.; w i it White, ot White
A Onruett. Oi ort'8 Tait, Lntlior >bol on,
John N lAiigbau, or nupruan A n..iues
i Lowem.org. j <? Worunle. s i) Collins,
c biltups. of O Bitlups -on A Co., hos
H I] lientiuo, Alex liiuwu. of Alex lirowii
A on, it It more, alU; i ugunu K b , of
J.u. oho Kelly .V Co., Now Vork, Caldwsd
With wrdl est iri -i.r-1 eonneetloni
tld- I' ink hft< u.i-i.ri a re. 1 in> 1><iud in
eve y brauch o. leiiitiiuate hsukiug.
I'lompt aud careiul attention g.v.m to
<wi . ill ue y.loaso'l to correspond with
t oat) who may routt u.pints making
cbaucos or opouiug uiw uooouutg.
THE NOTTINGHAM & WRENN CO.,
'Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
ANTHRACITE AND BITUMINOUS COAL,
DOlESlIC AND FOUNDRY ?, PINE USD OIK HOOD.
8pooiRl facilities for bnnlliog the Celebrated Pocahontaa Steam Coal at the
Norfolk and Western ltailro.J Coincanv'a pier.
furlieular attention paid tu CARLO AU and CARGO shipments from our yard
here, and fioiu Northern points.
Lowest Market Prices Guaranteed.
PRINCIPAL OFFICE?52 Main Street, Norfolk, Va.
THE NOTTINGHAM & WRENN CO.,
Manufacturers of and Deelen in
North Carolina Kilo Dried Pine bier,
Cypress Shingles. Cypress and Fine Laths, Cypress Fencing, eto.
We ship both roupb and dros?ed lumber of all kinds lu cargo and carload lots,'
direct from taw nuJ pi mm ; mills at -vuiiolk. Va.
PHILADELPHIA OKI-' OE-Oirard Uuildiug. H. SNOWDEM .V. CO., Agents.
BUFFOLK (VA.) Ol P CK?At y.i la. A. Li I BaMER, manager.
NO '.FOLK . VA.) OFFICE?S3 Main atreot. uuder Miami - Hotel.
We nhip by ruil roa^h lumber to all poiuta Nonn and West direot from our
mill at Qriitou N. O.
Wo o d sT de s Wh at?
Oil DomlniGn Creosotiai Worts.
Office, No- 54 Main Street,
Norfolk, - - - Virginia.
Wo treat Piles, Pules. U.ilroal Heg,
Posts, hccking. Curb nz. Guttering.
1 avitig Blocks Hoards or Reasiilo und
KU urlmu Wallt?. Hflla, .iois 8 nud all
ki.im or 1 ? snbur tb t 18 c-xj.o.-o l tu tiatnp
arn tlio only on?9 Udo 1 that r- a st tli ? nt
t.i k ol the sea vroroi. and thus are boiu ;
i.se i by the . i.. m i.:h or ibis country
and K ropo an i b.' th ? Unit -d Mat^s
Guv nun ut and the eoutr.ieiord of tho
l n.tej Butus.
Gr?DSDtecl Railroad Ties
nre eipecially cominc: into nsc, b e.i he
of their superior quality to ail others
is tbe next thin? to stone. It prevents
diseases created Ly docnyuii? wco Giou
hoio be n . a iiisi nlei't iU IS rOCOlntneu ird
by H.iiiit.uy Hoards of thid cuuuiiy tor
tbis , u. i o,o.
Da. F. A, WALKE J. N, WlTxiAMs!
Walke & Williams,
WHOLESALE . DRUGGISTS
AND DKAl.EdS iN
Paints, Oils, Etc.
t'oru-.r Water strootnu 1 Roanokc s ,u.iro,
Wharf and Warehouse Co,,
Located on llie river front Portamouth a .1
W t r street, Norfolk, posaes-sliig am|>lo faeilt?
II t,i?liciu Si rugjufl t.oii Lntubfr.PeanuKj
Kert ll-eri, tVr al ,oi ., ?hl h wi.l b- itured
en n va lagoona t ruts u:id ne,utlub!a ro
0 it U Uiu *i tbere or.
Capacity for Storing Upwards
of 30,000 Bales of Cotton.
Will also renl < ut sections nl wn.b ins.
1 ?(Ter o cepli n '! w!,st I ami Wharelu i te lavllW
tics to - o .in 1.1!? I. iii'sf rti k ? r Ki ort pt-rlo ?.
\s n rebuilt sit be ng put in lOOtllt on 0 cum?
in.in I iwcti in.uraucu rates. For I'uitber iu?
foi tu.ui-.ii apply lo
It. A. hOUlE, I'retlJint.
J. M. UUDaiKS.Secr.lary,
Geo. W. Taylor &. Co.,
Wbjlesalo nn.1 Retail Dealers in
Ml, Wood id let
47 Oranby Street. Telephone No. 34,
Ceatrai Wbarfi ie ephuno No. 137.
P. O Pox 205. Ynid ami iloclt couve
Dienl to ?bij lufut by boot ur rail.
206, 203, 2io Water St., Norfolk, Va.
W. A. ANDERSON,
of every description.
l'.,rt cn'ivr attention Riven to Mill*.
Ptea itioats 1? ? Ala hiiios ami
Bmitberj ?ml Hotter \s -rk.
??11 order* attended to with i rotnpt
nts i ml diapa I).
Uib'butttca b i l K erf paid lor ol l m^tala.