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Direct Route Between the North and South.
two "through trains daily to atlanta and new orleans
From New York, Washington, Richmond, Norfolk, Portsmouth and OKI Point.
"tikis a'rrvANTA special."
Solid Pullman Vestibulcd Train composed of Pullman Sleepers and Day Coaches. No Extra Fare. Absolutely the Shortest and Quickest Route to all Points South.
Connections with Bay Line, Cape Charles Route, Norfolk and Washington Steamers and the outside sea trip between New York and Norfolk, via the Old Dominion Steam-'
ship Company's Magnificent Steamers, with
via the Magnificent Steamers of the Merchants' and Miner-,' Transportation Company.
For Further Information Address
H. WINDER, H. W. B. GLO?ER, T. J. ?NDEHSOM,
General Manager. Genl Freight Agt. Gen'l Fassenger ?gt
the: only dif^ect line: for
fall and winter schedule for the east and south
Are now running their New and Splendid First-Class Freight and Passenger Steamships. FLEET: Gloucester, Fairfax. Es-ex, Dorchester,
Chatham. D. H. Miller, Berkshire, A'leghany, W. Crane, W. Lawrence, leaving the Company's Wharf, Norfolk,
THE REGULARITY, SAFETY AND DESPATCH OF THESE STEAMSHIPS CANNOT BE SURPASSED.
FREIGHTS AT LOWEST RATES AND PASSENGER ACCOMMODATIONS UNSURPASSED.
For Savannah Every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 A. M.
for further information arplv to W. P. TURNER, General Passenger Agent, Baltimore,
R. H. WRIGHT, Agt., Norfolk. Va. J. C. WHITNEY, Traffic Man'gr. Baltimore, Md. A. D. STEBBINS, Asst. Traffic ftfian'nr, Baltimore,
Concluded from Tenth Page.
Berkshire, Win. Cruino anil D. LI.
Miller have been assigned, The two
first mentioned have u tounnge of
about 2,500; tbe other ships of tho
line are of about 1,500 tons burden.
Connections are made at Boston and
Proridenoe withgthn railroads and
?toamera for all New England points;
ami with the Cutmrd, Warren, Ley
land nml Allau Lines for Liverpool;
at Norfolk, with Norfolk aud Wash?
ington Lino of Potomac River
eteamers, for Washington and I oto
mac Liver points; Norfolk and Wos
Toru Railroad, for all southern auil
? outbwest points via tho East Ten?
nessee, Virginia nnd Georgia Air
Line and Associated Railways of Vir
F'oint, with the Piedmout Air Line;
i,t Newport News, with tho Chess
peake ami Ohio Railway; at Baven?
nnh, with tho Central Railroad of
ticorgia, and the Savauaah, Florida,
und Western Railroad; at Baltimore
with Liverpool aud Bremen Lines,
511.d thu Baltimoru ami Ohio and
Pennsylvania Railways, for all
The steamers of this couipnny are
of iron ami steel, built after the
most approved models, provided
with every salety appliance, com?
manded by experienced officers, all
ol tbc-m veturuns of the company's
service, and are commodious and
luxuriously furnished. Saloons,
fctuirway, social hull und slate rooms
ore richly upholstered and carpeted
lu silks and plushes, ami uro ap?
pointed in colors to match the wood
work, The promenade ?leck is pro?
tected with awnings, the saloon well
lighted and ventilated and the menu
provided is first class in every re
spect. Every opportunity for pas?
time, and everything conducive to
Case and good living is provided.
The steamers for Boston leavo
frere Mondays, Wednesdays and
Fridays and thoae for Providence
1 tho Carolinas; at Wont
leave Wednesdays and Saturdays.
This company bandies about
809,000 tons of freight, on:
nually at the Norfolk wharves,
employing about 800 tuen at wages
ranging from ?1 to 33.50 per day.
There is something like S3,000,000
invested in the whnrves, warehouses
aud lloating property of tho com
The executive officers of tho com?
pany are: George .1, O, Appold,
president; Michael Jeukins, vice
president; .1, Whitney, traffic man
a or, aud C. D. Ley field, secretary,
ail four of Baltimore, Rid.
Mr. Richard II. Wright, one of
the most promioenl young business
men of Norfolk, is tho local agent.
GlS'lle'a rtlllailclllllia? K n Inn nml
I mill Norfolk Mrnm?lil|> < <>.
Prominent among tho Constwiso
Steam Lines is the abovo. It was
established about thirty years ago
by Mr. Thomas Clyde, who was oue
of tlie most enterprising and suc?
cessful htcnuiship men of his day.
lie was ouo of the first to establish
and <?pernio blies along the coos',
from Massachusetts to Texas. Ho
was also tho first to apply the pro?
peller to mercantile use and to build
iron and afterwards stool ships for
tho Coastwise trade. Si'jce bis
death tho busiuoss has been man?
aged by bis sons, Messrs. Win. 1'.
and I?, P. Clyde. Tho business o!
this line between Philadelphia, Nor
folk, Portsmouth, Petersburg and
Richmond has kopt pace with the
growth of thcfO cities, and the sizes
of snips necesbory to accommodate
it have been doubled within tho
past ton years,
Tho foilowiug steamers now com?
pose the licet: Delaware, Pawnee,
Gulf Stream, (told Shore and Reno
factor. Other ships aro added from
timo to time as the uoecssitios of tho
business demand. Freights aro re?
ceived daily in Philadelphia to bo
forwardod to all poiuts West, South
aud Southwest, Couuectiou is nmdo
at this port with the Seaboard Air
Lice, Atlantic Coast Lino, Atlantic
I and Danville, Norfolk aud Western,
Norfolk and Carolina aud Norfolk
and Southern railroads; also with
t be steamers of the Obi Dominion
Steamship Company for all points
I on the rivers, bays and souuds trib
Utary to Norfolk. Numerous steam
hues which trade through th<- Albe
marie auil Chesapeake i anril from
North Carolina help to supply
freight for the line.
At Kiohmonr] their connections
are with the Chesapeake and Ohio
and the Southern llailway Company.
i Curing the winter ships run a regu
lar tri weekly schedule. In spring
aud summer, to accommodate their
truck shippers, they have rour sail
in? days in each week, and are Ire
rpioutly compelled to sail two ships
the same day. The general otlicers
of the compauy nre W ni. 1'. Clyde \
Co,, geoeral agents; D. 1>. C. aliuk,
geiieial freight agent, and James \N.
."Wet'amok, general Southern agent.
The local oQioers are W.U. Langley,
cashier; W. A. Marablo, iu oharge ol
claim department, and Ihomas .1.
Dashiell, agent nt Portsmouth, Va.
I In' tt it y l.i lie.
The Baltimore Steam Packet Com?
pany has been u popular line with
the traveling publie foi more than
fifty years, ami at prcseul is an im
portaut link in the progressive op
orations of the Seaboard Air Line.
The general offices of thecompaoy
are iu Ualtimoro; the Norfolk oiliee
is at the Hay Line wharves, ut the
foot of West Mam street. 1 he
local agent is Air. Wiiuam Uandall,
who has been with the com|>auy for
twenty-nine years? for eleven years
agent here. His administration of
affairs has always been satisfactory
to the public, as well M the com?
Tbo line maintains a daily service,
Sunday excepted, the boats leaving
Norfolk ami Baltimore at 0:15 p. in.
Tho passenger bouts now in service
are tho "Alabama," 2,000 loua, the
' Georgia," a 1,600-ton propeller,
with accommodations tor 350 pas
aoii?crs each, and tho "Vngiuia," of
900 tons, carrying 250 uoople.
The service is of tho highest or dor
in every particular. Largo and lux?
uriously furuishod 6aloona and atate
rooms, heated by steam and lighted
by electricity, combined with a cui
sine that cannot be surpassed, make
tho trip n pleasant experience und a
Extra bouts me run (or the freight
traffic as the business demumis. The
terminal facilities of tho Bay Line
here consist of two piers,450x80 and
480x80, respectively, und two ware?
houses, one of which is used for ex
change of through freights with the
Norfolk and Western railroad, which
has a trask alongside. Connection
is also made at i,hie wharf with the
' Norfolk and Southern, Norfolk and
I Carolina nud Atlantic un.l Dauvillo
I roads ami the boats that run up tho
I Carolina Bounds, Oonhection with
the Seaboard aud Koanuk-j road is
made at To: tsmoutb,
'I lie Korfnlii :1111t M Oklltlltl ton
Meamli at Company*
Tbo Norfolk nml Washington
Steamboat Company was established
in 1891, for the purpose of securing
the bights', grade of travel from the
National Capital to Norfolk and the
waterlog places on the Virginia
coast, Old Puinl and Virginia Beach.
I his route ia very picturesque aud
beautiful, The banks of the I'otomac
river are doited with Colonial resi
j dencos, Mount Vernon being the
most conspicuous. Tue company
I has built two beautiful, commodious
and very Bwift Bteamers, Norfolk
and Washington, with which a daily
I service is maintained between the
I places nauie.l aud intermediate 1
The agent of tho line hero is Mr.
D. ,T. Callahau, who has made a rep?
utation for himself as u genial man
ager of affairs and has made himself
popular with all tho patrons ot the
This route is particularly popular
with travelers for pleasure und com?
mercial men. tho luttor of whom
usually travel ouly by tho best route.
Connections uio made in Washing?
ton with the Baltimore and Ohio
I and Pennsylvania roads and in Nor?
folk with all the roads centering
I here. _
I Virginia Navigation Company
The Virginia Navigation Com
I pany, chartered under the lawa ol
Virginia, operating between Nor
folk and Biobmourt, owns two steam?
ers?tho Ariel and Pocahnntas, The
latter is a new steel vessel, recently
built at4Wilmington, Del., by the
Harlan .v Hollingaworth Company,
Being superintended wl.)l?t uudor
construction by tbe energetic presi?
dent id tbe Company, .Mr. Edward
13, Barney (formerly ol tho Barney
.v Smith Car Company), she is a
gem of utility and art, by long odds
the handsomest vessel of her class
ever employed in Southern waters.
The hue does a good business,
both passenger and freight, At
Norfolk, Richmond, Newport News
midt'ld Point connection is made
with nil the rail and steam lines for
points North, .South, Hast and
Hi itiii u?? i.i He.
This lino owns bix river steamers
as follows: Heh n Smith, Millie Km
ston, Comet, Hattie and the W. B.
Kodgers, which Bail daily from Nor
folk, except on Sunday, via the AI
bemarle and Chesapeake canal, lor
the landings on the Albemarle
Sound, handling puaseugurs nud
Pclitl'a Nnrili < nrolitia Line
The steamers of Pettit's North
Carolina Line are. the Newton,
Tahooia and Hat lunger, w inch sad
four times a week via tho Albemarle
canal for Elizabeth City, Hertford,
Columbia, CresweU, and all points
points on North Perquimans, Scup?
per nong and Pasquotauk rivers,
1 bese steamers bnug to Norfolk lor
domestic uses and hbipiueuts North
genqral country produce, truck.cot
tou, peanuts, lumber uud ehiDgles,
Blair ib tiled An mini I v.
Livery ciolh is distributed an?
nually, according to an old custom,
by tho London Court of Aldermen
to the greot ollieers of State. Four
and a half yards of tho best blaok
cloth have boon eent lately to the
Lord Chancellor, the Lord Chief
Justice, tho Master of tho K?lln, tho
Lord Steward and tbe Secretaries of
Spite for the Home and Foicigu De?
[The Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal
With the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal and Dela?
ware and Rai it an Canal, form the great Island Navi?
gation from New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore
to North Carolina and the South, by Canals and In?
land Navigation for Steamboats, Sailing Vessels, Rafts,
1 etc., avoiding the dangers of Hatteras and the Coast of
i North Carolina,
Saving Time and Insurance!
Dimensions of Canals and Docks:
0ANAL8. MILLS LOCKS
Length Wi uh I)<pth
list. loot. Feet.
Albemarla ami Ohotapeake Canal. 1! 24?i i" ?
Olicsipenka and U el a war o Caual. li 1/50 M "J
Delaware ami Haritnn Canal.....4t '?'< <M 7
No vl erita ana beaufort < a at . :l So Look?.
LiRht Uiaft a earner* bouu I to Charleston. Sav.uinah, Florida and the West
la.I oh t die this route.
strain tut; boats leave Norfolk towing sail v -ci^s, ! nr^Oi. rafts, et.'., and to
and from North Caioliua to hnltimore, Philadelphia ?n l Neu Verb.
b'i i i l.t -to in? ? lonvo Norfolk for the tolloniur place*: Kienton. Mi/abeth
' it . Hertford. Plymouth. 'ameaville.Williauis.tou. Hnmi ton, (lid's F rry. Pa|?
ntvr.i, Scotland ;-o k Halifax. Weldou. t'olumbU. I"airfield, Windsor, Winton,
(Jatesviflo. Murfrees or.. I ranklin, Cv.rritaeJc. 0 inj ok. Roauoke la'aud Wash*
iuglon, (Sreaiimillo. Tarboro. Indiaatowii. Bay River an t Kewberno.
Foi rated o: toll*, towing, map*, charts, et.-,, apply to
UHt Did QM ill CO., 2! ? 81,
J. & f. M&HQNEY,
ArUiion pir ne wisttr,
nnd lloetiucrs and Wholesale Dealers
iu Foicigu and Domestic
Wines, Liquors, Etc,
MAIN OFFICES-Nos. XI and 13 High
street, l'utUinoutu, Ya?
J. E. ALLEN & CO.,
FORMERLY W. F. ALLEN A SON,
116 Water Street,