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The Newsiest News for the
ATLANTIC AND DANVILLE R. R.
Schools Open To-morrow-- Slight
Mayor's Court Business-Pleas?
ant Missionary Meeting
Steamer Fern Arr;vcd
A baupy New Yonr to all.
All the schools open to morrow.
Tlio postollico will keep Sunday
lours to day.
Eighteen hundred and uiiioty-four
Ib a thing of the pust.
The dispatch steamer Fern ar?
rived at the yard Sunday.
Head the advertiaemeut of Levy
f. Jacobs iu another column.
This is the time to rnako good
resolutions nud stick to tliom.
The colored people will ce'ebrato
*.bo emancipation procluuiution to?
The Young Men's Christian Asso?
ciation will keep opcu houae all day
The Atlnntio and Danville rail,
toad moved all their ollicus to Nor?
Gol. Juinea A. Clcmonts left yes
?orday for New Orleans on Govern?
Zion'B Buptist Church, colored,
-V.ill not bo dedieuted until about tho
first Buudoy in May.
Tho music in most of tha churches
t)n Sunday wus especially good, it ?
fou: n ;.t of I ho highest order,
A number ol young men wont to
Dticp Creek Sunday und spent moat
Of the day ou tho baain.
The street cars bad some little
?rouble ?eitiug ulong yesterday uu
iil the track was cleaned.
The Portsmouth lii?os will march
to St. Helena to duy, where they
*rill en^oge in target pracuco.
The omy business iu the Mayor's
Court yesterday was three diuuku.
All of thorn paid the usual fine.
There were several sleighs out
J/Cbterdoy. The jiuglo of the bells
tuude it lively for u bhort while,
Mr. Maoou Urion, u former resi?
dent, is in tLo city visiting bis rela
lives. Uu will remain ubont ten
Mr, and Mrs. John J. Etheridgo
lost tiy death yestorduy their miaut
Son Butler, aged 1 year and 7
It ie thought that there will be no
meeting of the Council until Wed?
nesday night, owing to this being
The John W. Daniel Club bad a
Souiul session last uijjit. Tlioy
tvutciicd tii? old year out aud the
tisw uiih in.
Deputy Sheriff Kivorson Bays ho
(s still doing business at the hotel,ou
the'corner of High and Washington
Streets, nnd will bu glad to see his
friends to duy.
Mr. William Clement, late with
thin Kidd's show, expects to be eon
Uected with the Norfolk baseball
team this season, liu is said to bo
an excellent player.
A stranger reported to Oflicer
IDigKo yesterday that ho hod been
fcif.ily bitten by a d ig mi the corner
M King und Pearl street. Ilia hand
feud leg bi th were lnrceruted,
The Public Property Committee
should make an t-uru effort to get
the storm doors at the market put
Hp. It is terrible punishment for a
Juan to buve to stay there exposed
like they ure.
llev. Mr. Bennett addressed the
missionary mooting at Wright
Memorial Church Sunday otter
noon. The programme wus a most
delightful one und. uil who attended
Wore well pleased.
There were more nittrringe Iio
ernes issued in Norfolk county in
JiS'.U tbau ever wus before. Three
hundred and Bixty-live were issued,
on an average of one for overy duy
in the year. In '!>;; there was only
three hundred, The month of Do
Cumber, UJ4 caps, ail other months.
t| II ?*? I I it 41?.
Q,? Why dio wo in tlio Bhoe busi?
A.?To make money,
Q,?How do we make it?
A. ? liy offering at reasonable
Jtrices Shoes and Boots that tit the
eet, comfortable to wear, keep its
Shape, ami K've people full value for
tho mouey, Adolph Biaudt, 213
Saturday, December 29tb, von can
buy ol A, J, 1'hiUii.r, 231 Kirn
Cur SI.CO all wool shirts for $1,
Our $1.10 all wool shirts for 79o.
Cur v 1 and l.-o. wool s iirts for 57c.
Our ?Oo msrino shirts for :!.io,
81.60 kid glovoa fur 81.01)0,
81.00 kid gloves for 8lo,
Cur 8??.00 12 4 all wool blankets
for 84 80.
Our 85.00 11-4 all wool blaukotn
Cur 60a initial silk handkerchiefs
Our 50o infants' silk caps for R:'o.
Fine silk embroidered llunnel
skirting, in while and colors, never
sold for Ions tbau 81.50 und 81.75
per yard, you can buy to day at $1
Our pretty fanoy Eidoi down
fin-lung, reduced from 7.">c to 49o.
Tins will bo iho day for bargains,
"oil eurly, that you may get the
*t choice, Lleniemher, one day
y, Soturdny, December Wth.
I tfl Kirn Buikhug,
How ?Ii? Will Mo Obicrvnil. j
Now Year's Day in Portsmouth is
not kept as a geuttrttl holiday. Moat I
of people M ho have to work do so !
ou this day, both at residaucoa aud
stores. Tho postoftico will keen j
Sunday hoars. Tho navy yard will
bo closed, but outside of this work
will go on iu tho usual way. Some
will keep open bouses for their
friends from 4 to 8 p. m, Tho Y.
iU. 0. A. rooms will bo open from
5 to 10 p. ii!., and an invitation is
cxt?uded to all young men to call,
and they will be made welcome. A
reception will bo tendered. Tho
Hilles will have a tarnet praotico.
Mrd Dr Sr Q Culpepper, of 80S
Court street, assisted by Mrs T J
Wool, Mrs M Foster and Miss Law
son, of Douvillo; the Misses
Brown, YVoodly, Gulpepper and
Williams, will receive from 5 to 0
Mrs Dr F S Hope, 415 North
streat. assisted by Mrs Joliu S Jeu
kiLs, Mra Dr J Shirley Hope, Mrs
Yatus Wilson aud Misses Douglass
Terrell, iteseie Macou, Miss Cum
ruings, of Philadelphia; Eva Maitiu
and Luoy West, will receivo from 4
tu (i p ui.
Mrs F II Tyler, assisted by Almes.
A G Meuooal* J F Crockor, Farlsy
Nash, Churles Parrisb, CU Tyler,
and MiBues Essio Wilaou, Ee*ie
l'.eed, AloCormauk, Margaret Heed,
Buth Fercbee, Nancy Hoed aud
Anuie Hume, will receive at tho
navy yard from 3 to 6 o'clock.
At the residence of Dr L August
Bilisoly, 302 Middle street, Airs Jus
W Brows, Jr, Mrs James A Dorum
and Miss Cecile Bilisoly will receivo
tw-day. Thoy will bo ansisled by
Mrs. George*II Curtie aud Misses
Carrie Smith, Margaret Smith,Julia
Dcwey, Mary Wilson Butt, Bally
Hume, Nannie Butt, Mattie Jobu
blou, I.menu Bilisoly, Lizzie Allen
and Buuuiu Biluoly.
'lho following ladies will roceivo
from ? to ? p m at the residence of
Mrs Ii C Marshall, 111 Middle
atrset: Mrs Marion L Marshall aud
Mi?s Tnuu Marshall, assistud by
Miesoo Mamin Parker, Laila Plum?
mer, Mazjok Wilsen, of Richmond;
Luciuda Cheek, of North Caroliua,
and Miss Willard, ot Washington,
Mia Clcborue aud the following
ladies: Mrs Campbell Grouer, Mrs
11 W B Glover. Miss Lilly Kerns,
.Miss Lizzio Hill, Miss Lucy Cle
horuo will receivo ou New Yeur's
Day at the Director's house, Naval
Hospital, from 4 to 10 o'clock p m.
Weather permitting tho hospilul
boat will make trips from tho Mer
chants' and Miners' wharf, Norfolk,
at ;.? aud 7 o'clock.
Mrs V G Calpepper, with tho
Mmres LftWBOU, of Dauvillo; Miss
brown, Miss Oil 1 pepper, Mies Wood
ley, Mirs Williams, Mrs T 3 Wool
and Mrs M Foster, will receive at
her residouce, 005 Court street, New
Year's, from 4 to 8 p m,
Mrs S F Hope will receive her
friends from 4 to 7, and slio will be
assisted by Mrs Joliu S Jenkius,
Mrs Dr Shirley Hope. Mrs Mater
Wilson, Miss Douglass Terrell, of
Richmond; Miss Eva Martin, Miss
Lucy Weet, Miss Bessie Macou,Miss
Cummiugs, of Philadelphia,
To day is celebrated in Catholic
obnrcbes as the least of the circum?
cision of tho iufaut Jesus. Appro?
priate services will be held at St.
Pnul's Church this morning at 6:30
and 8 o'clock.
January 1st, 1 S'J?, wo movo our
stock of boots aud shoes to 219 High
street, next to Crawford's furniture
storo. L. C, Long ?t Son.
A Great wrier uml Sacrifice.
Coiuiuo nciug from December
20th we will sell the balance of our
large stock of clothing and geuts'
tut uisuings at oxactly cost PKIOB,
We do this iu order to decrease our
stuck before taking inventory, Feb?
ruary 1st, ''.t,"i. This will be your
chance to secure a good bargain. In
consequence of the greatiy reduced
[it ices that we are celling theno
goods they will be sold for oash
only. hredauer A: Anthony, 114
* - <? to llummill'a for (JtirielLUUa
820 High street.
[ hnni|)H, silk shades, wire frames,
doll carriages, toilet sets, piolures,
tallies, rockers and everythiug elso
at Crawford's Furniture aud Carpet
Our Kioek ttlnei ito sold
In order to remodel our storo. We
uutst liavo room for the carpontors
to work. The largo stock of oloth
ing mubt be sold,
our 88.00 child's suits reducod to
unr 85.00 suits redneed to 82.50.
Our $12.00 men's suits reduced to
SC?. < 10.
Our 8H.00 niou's overcoats re?
duced to S7.Pi),
Our 86.00 ohild'a overcoats re?
duced to 88.00.
116 aud 118 High St,
Kranit Special Nnle,
Wednesday, and Thursday, De?
cember l?tli and '2(lili?two days
ouly. Two hundred dozen handker?
chiefs at special sale. Remember you
save 20 per cent, on every dollar by
buying handkerchiefs from us tho
above days. A. J. Phillip?,
?.". buys 2,241) pounds best Lohigh
Vuiioy coal. J. M. Hutton k Co.
t Children Cry for
livSoatburn Ab bo.-in i .i I Pren.
Fort Monroe, December 31.? i
The Atlanta sailed this morning for |
Washington, Decembor 31.?Tho
cruiser Concord is voyaging down
tho Vang Tse Kuuig riv.'r towards
ShiiEgluti, She reported at Shiu
Kuan yesterday aud Chin Kiaug to?
day. The Oustiue has renchod C'as
tine, Mn>uo, where she will receive
her uuuch bowl, 'iiio Machnig ar?
rived at Port Haid to day on her
way to China aud tho Sau Francisco
reached Newport, wheru sho will
secure her torpedo equipment and
bo luspooted preparatory to sailing
for the Mediterranean to relieve the
Chicago as llagship. The Essex has
arrived at New York and the De?
troit has left Naples on her way
to join the Mauhias iu tho Suez
Oastine, Mo,, December 31.?
Tho presentation of a silver fruit
dish was publicly mado iu tho Town
Hail at 2 o'clock this ufternoou to
the otlicors of tho Uuited States
gunboat Castiue. The hall was tilled
'?'?It! OKI und lliv New.
Last night at midnight tho Old
Year of 1894 becamu a thing of the
past. Bcligious services were bold
at Wright Memorial Church. It
commenced at'.) o'clock with a pound
reception for tho poor. This was
followed with a symposium on
church work by fivo of the promi?
nent members. Then there was au
experience meeting aud conbocra
At the Fourth Baptist spt-cinl ser?
vices wore held also. At thejFriends'
Church tho services wero greutly
enjoyed. Tho usual numbor of per?
sons remained on the street.
dust before midnight tho City
Hali aud church bells began to toll,
telling the world that tho old year
was fast dying and that soon a new
one would bo born. At 1'2 they
rang out the joyful tidings, while
the popping ami snapping of fire
crackors could be heard for some
time. A grand display of fireworks
also took place, und by I o'clock the
oity was wrapped in silence, all hav?
ing departed for their homes wish?
ing each other a happy new year.
Foilii?I iK-iitt mi itic- * loor.
Sunday morning an old colored
man named Pleasant Bailey was
fouud dead on tho tloor iu Inn room
on Columbia btrect near Washing
ton. Dr. Geo, W. O, Maupiu, City
Coroner, was notified and muiniou
ed the following jury to hold au in?
quest: John Sullivun, Emmctt
Whitehead, Henry Campbell, Percy
Davis. The jury after viewiug tho
body returned a verdict that the do
ceased came to his death from nat?
ural causes. IIo was in the market
Saturday uighc and wont home as
usual und retirod, but must have
rolled off tho bed before be died,
ihn body was buried at the expense
of tho city.
Election (if otiit-t-r*.
At a meeting of tho South Street
Sunday School the following officers
wero elected for the ensuing torm:
Ueorgo 11 Ballance, superintendent;
Oeorge W King, assistant superin?
tendent; T J King, secretary; John
,1 sukius, assistant secretary; James
T Morris, treasurer; W J Bell, libra
rianj W K King, assistant librarian;
ES T Trotmau, tuiibio director; W B
Johnsoo, assistant mn-ic director;
Miss Juuio Stern, organist; Miss
Maggie Bendletou, ussistant organ?
c in-.iiiL" Kxcrcl*c?.
Lost night the congregation of
the Fourth Street Baptist Church
assembled to wuloh the old year out
and tho new ouo iu, Tho following
programme was beautifully rouder
ed: Dr. A. E, Owen recited Teuuy
sou's poem "King Out, Wild Bells."
There was also a number of solos
ami duets, Bev. Mr. Kennard, tho
pastor, recited "Tho Dying Yeur,"
I><>\1 u i lie v ' ? <>?
What? Why, the prices on nnv
article in our store. Suits for old
and young, stout or slim, it matters
not. Everything reduced to prices
that, cau't help but sell them, ('all
at once and iuspeot them aud wo
know yon will buy, Davy Jacobs,
2u0 High street.
Inacral ?I I,title Harr? l?a?lilrii.
Tho funeral of htilo Harry Noel
Posbioll took place Sunday after?
noon from the residence of bis pa?
rents, No. 1295 Washington street.
Tue services were oondocted by Itev.
W. K. Edwards, The remains were
interred in Oak ?rovo Cemotory,
ICe Wary mid u uiclilul
of advertisers who study to do
coive and wuo by
otidoavor to draw you into their lair.
We need no such drawing card.
Our true values, which wo give the
public tor their money, is our bust
Our stock is complete with tho
choicest selections of suits and over?
coats from tho Northern markets,
ranging in price from
S6.&0, 87, $7.50, ?8
aud upwards. Children's suits
82.50, g.5.50, S4
aud upwards. Wo huve a few light
colored Milton overcoats, whioh wo
hove reduced troru
814.50 to S10.
This reduction is a "bona fide one,
ami not moaut to deceive the public.
We don't do business that way.
Lk\ v k Jacobs,
200 High streut,
Z^^^V^^J^^^ PORTSMOUTH ADVERTISEMENTS - PORTSMOUTH ADVERTISEMENTS ? PORTSMOUTH ADVERTISEMENTS
Just Received *J
Razor Toe Shoe for Ladies,
Button and Lace
On B, C, D and E Lasts,
JNT 13> W STYLES
1! m Patenl Iii
SPECIAL PRICES ON DODGERS
HAND BILLS THIS WEEK,
WHITSON & BROS,
Printers, 110 High street.
PoBTSMODTH, Va., DocetuVer 20. 13.'t.
"VTOTICB_PERSON8 AY do HAVE NOT
IN i>hi 1 their U1TV tax ics for l'Dt.
will ta?o the :( per cent, penalty whi.-li
will bo added uftor DEGEal&Eft Slst,
1 ?>.?*. by tJafiOK the eaiuo on or beforo
II. A. HUTCH INS,
do^T-it City Collector.
We will move January 1st, to 382
ami 834 Hixh street. Charles It.
Weltou k Co., hatters.
pout mm m\mi scm,
A school will lio opened ?t Tort Nor?
folk. Jauuary 2d? I*- lor nupiU unovo
tie i ruuury grade. a thorough oonrte
of inUtuotiou iu Enclleli i-t -n Ii. * m
contomp in i, including Lnnguago,
Matn n a1, on. History. Geography, lo
meutary i ionoo an i llio ILuglialt Ihh'o.
A special courae oi hui ly lias boon pro
parod for young man tleairiug to ongaga
in Uhriitiau Work For information in
regard to board, tuition, etc Addrea*
CHAs. H. ABBOTT
i'-on-a_ro r nokfolk, va.
COAL! COAL! COAL!
AT * 1.75 FOtt -\'210 POUNDS,
j. w. oas r ft mio..
Com t street,
fond in vour order, ?i^Fhouo *J'.iO.
17?oh HEN p. ? no. 108 london
. atreot. eightlarge room*), front aud
buck porohra lai ;o ha I. oity water, pan?
try, uiee cloKOtn, lira place heiter u I
pi.ilCH and lioiibl.i Mir'. Tllil property
lite ju?t boon patutod and papered
throughout aud in iu Urat-claaa eotuii
tiou. I? only two nil mi lea Irom tho ferry
mi l firo nituutca rrotn lite mark t Kent
i-^'< por month to annual tauaut, I* >stos
tl'-n iuimo ;? . t ? -1 v
JN?. r.. WATSON.
Bid KALL. L1STKN! NOTICE to
my paiiouB ni sometime; to their
intereat. 1 . tse heut atoi I. or I'INK
and OAK WOOD in the citv, alt of which
1 am Kollin ; for %1 pet quarter OOrd. Oak
or t'iue alike, mixa.l or itraigllt; not tiny
for leaa than $1. II. It. WlLKlNB.
Phone 91 '. 1213 Washington Bin Ot.
Special For Monday.
Fiueat Laundry .^oap. Jo per bar. or
? ot u ha'm lor '.f>e.
Fino lloa 1 Itioo. 7e per pound, or four
pouu b for 3.1c.
St u inil i nuno.I Corn, 7e por au. or
four call! for '-';") .
Fine Boar Kraut, 10e, or throe ijti.it ta
O. W. FIUDOINS ft oo,
803 i rawiord street. _
?y.-m'U '.Ks i i oi'sr. in pf.st lo
_1_ e.hr* o.fu roouia, pantry and
Into i'ii. water,ga.au i so arngo to iIyer.
Two miliutoi from lorry. Uouyeuieul to
naikotaul nawoaid Apply 816
Mi?h .ti eot, Fortimoutbi tlcSU St
^f?^v~jf NOW IS
NOW IS YOUR
Marked Way Down.
BflLBHCE OF STERJYl HHB IflEGPlCBl TOYS FBJW1 ROYI Ul'TiL JBUB?BK ist.
No. 108 HIGH ST,
PORTSMOU TH. VA.
SPECIAL ATTENTION I
A Im-., mi ul iiuH or Ladies' l'ur t ii|ien
du i i louks wltiuli wo aro uow selling ut
rediioiul price*, speiri&i value in Dreas
< .o?i!b, baring re Incatt oiir U . ? out soods
to llo !. nely lino of Silk?, In plain and
Inner suitable for <Iio?h triminiugs.
V ulilu l'u o Cloaking f->r I hll thii s
i a| o* and Uloaka Silk Imi Ii (Jropon
In hI thu '?voiiiim t.I. ? i, i ut I'.! i'. i n iio>'
iiii? t ? ?? >in cotton ?ml Wool Underwoar'.
Hosiery, ? Handkerchiefs and
Ladies lialinoi aU. Couio ami bo oon
rx\ o* o o ;v rv o le,
_ 222 HIGH STREET._
Wo aro still selling ami iintling in
"GRAND-DOMESTIC" and "SEXTON'S
guand"kiki, PL \< i: ii \:\n:i;s for sio.
Will l KHUlia I .t Ii ii.KV,
Tinuera und Pluniberii
l'liouo 13:0. 610 Crawford htreot._
The Satisfaction of Buying a
Dlamoiirl s?: 1-Cis.mj*:
a vory much tu ro iso I when vui'Tiasod
RELIABLE AND FIRS1M LA B HOUSE.
FINE (iOOI)S on i.Y AT
200 High t-troot, Portsmouth, Va.
E?tublisboil 1808. do7
Via are Ktlltng r..|n Ii M xml liro?.|
Goods ilo vely atylea north Si.eantHne,
tor 1> o. All-Wool Cm m tee. Henriettas
ii u I Fail v Mix? I I iron ooil . w.,rt'i &Uc
anil BOe, r .r ...')i nud -i a
Marseille! Quillt at SI.2d worth t\vi<?e
Oonll 1 udcrwear for tl pur suit.
<!eui?' .Ul-Wool I ii lerwear ioc ft'.'^O par
25(1 I.a las', M ?iei >t\'\ Children's
Cloaks win ii vro will sill r r muoh ie<;i
thau lialf i? ri? . Aid I a uoiutifn lite of
Cnpetnuil Btj in i roati which tj will
aoii :it rery ? loio figures.
Try us before \ou buy. Wo can savo
W. C NASH.
.'?is lligu street;
"GOOD NEWS !
The h ili lavi .trv 1 - nr. an l now wr a-o
offer.na xo-< Ii I UtA 'Bit ih hi ? er b >?
f.n i. VYe ii u rece vlng a new hue ?f
Hosiorv. Mux. Ladies' and (Jhildr n's,
direct . fruni FACTORY. Cull and seo
thorn, m wn ?in cv In y ? to >ou the
jobbi r*s pr Hi.
DAVENPORT 4. Bl LI..
IJiamlt Kn lim? In High ?in et.
li/B WILT tAVK A I.iVIiQB Cu.N
V\ BIONMKN'l Of
CARBA i::. FRIDAY,
wlii h trill ho boI 1 oheap on arrival. Send
in your or ei
I THE E. ('. IlltOOKB 0 ?.,
Ill, II High Htroot.
A Grand Occasion. Four Hundred
As was previously announced, tho
crow o( the Half ig 11 gave a compli?
mentary ball ut the Armory Hall last
uight to the oitizeus oi Portsmouth
and a number of distinguished
guests, anioug tho number being the
oll'icers of the yard and ships in full
eveuiug dress. The sailors ana
patty oflioere, to the number of
sixty, wero present and did ull iu
their power to make the ovumug paus
oil pleasantly. There were luliy 4Uo
persous present and tho musio wab
furnished by the Post baud.
The hull was hundsomely deco?
rated with flags of ull nations aud
presented a bcantitul nppearauoe,
A number of tho city officials wero
preseuL Lotters of regret were re?
ceived and were reml from the Gov
ornors of Virginia nod North Curo
liuu, expressing their inability to bo
present ami wishing thut tho night
might be Bpent pleasantly and thut
those who were honoring the nume
of one of the prominent citius iu the
Old North iState ungut livo long to
see the gallant ship who bears the
uamo of Haleigh covered in glory,
as she no doubt will be when bhc
goes with suoU a set ol men on
At 0 p. ni, the grand march began
with about l.'.o couples on the floor.
It whs carried out beautifnilv, some
pretty tun ires bciug introduced.
Alter marching for about twenty
minutes dancing begau in the folj
Promenade concert from 8:fl0 to 0
o'clock; grand maroh at 9 o'clock.
March, Urand National Guard; lau
curs, Old Gold nnd Navy Blue;
wait/., American beauty; two step,
Liberty Bell; schottische, Charity;
quadrille, Portsmouth Delight;
polka, Hornpipe; waltz, Hummer
Nights; two step, Wushiugton Post;
lancers,U. S. Army; waltz, Senorttu;
Virginia reel, Four bhurps; inter?
About 12.15 a. m. an intermission
was taken, aud all invited to one of
the spacious stores iu the Souhoard
block, where two rows of tables
on each floor were tastefully set,
being ileeoruted with banquet lumps
tiuii potted plants of all description.*,
lueiudiug a uumber of haudsoinu
calla 1 i 1 lies.
The supper was furnished in grand
style by Mr. J. Mulvey, of the
After all had satisfied the inner
niHU a hearty happy new year wan
wished, then all .went back to the
hall, where dancing wus resumed
aud wni kept up uutd uearly morn?
wait/, In Hanturo Sweet; two step,
Manhattan Beach; lancers, Anita;
achottischo, Miss Jones Come Beak;
waitz, Attention; polka, Khootiug
Star; two step, Beile of Chicago;
lancers, Marquis; poiku, Club Life;
After tho Ball.
The ball was gotten up under the
supervision of the following commit?
tee, who desorve rutioh credit lor I he
success, 'the evening will long be
remembered by those who attended:
8. Newgent, assistant sergeam-at
arms; T. O. Parndale, floor mana?
ger; J. \V. bho waiter, assistant floor
fveception Committee?P Deery,
chairman; J Hartman, L>J Downey,
b Nugent, James launders, A J La?
ment, J C I-iyucb, W Henderson, J
W Mullen, W G Croelman, ? New
Special for in? Holidays.
Cooking sherry at 98o psr gallon.
L. J. Boole, 211 High slreat.
un old nans::mond
Notes and Gleanings From Suffolk
W, J. Bebrell, Jr., a young nier
cbaut of Courtland, Va., wns iu
street, gave a vory enjoyable enter?
tainment to tier young friends lust
To-day will bo observed in Suffolk
to some extent,
The officers iu nearly nil the
secret orders will bo installed this
Comfortablo beaters bavo b en
put in nil the street cur ? by the
energeiio manager, Mr, a. L,
A party of colored peoplo will
leave to-day on u steam Iunueb for
Newport News to celebrate tbo
thirty second anniversary of I'ros-i
deut Liucolu's emancipation procla
The several Btndeuta attending
school nt u diHlauee, who f-pout tbo
holidays at homo, are returning.
Mr. Keuuov LJrqubart, of South?
ampton county, was yestordoy the
guest of relatives iu Sullolk.
Yesterday's euow wus not of stifli
oient depth iu Sullolk to jiibtily
sleigh-riding to any extant.
a deed conveying forty eightacre?
in Cypress district from Nancy liol
hilld und biinbuutl to .1. 11. Haslctt,
for a SI 10 cousidcTutiou, was yestor
E. T. Margrave, pharmacist, of
Washington, D. C, is visitiug rela?
tives in Suffolk,
Councilman and Attoiinby to Be
Elected, ? loo Town Council will
meet next Friday night, wheu it is
likely thut a Councilman and u 1 own
Attorney will bo chosen, tbo former
to till a vaoaaoy caused by the late
Charles K. Holland's death, uud the
lu.ter to tnoply tbe vacancy result?
ing from Judge I'routis' resignation.
FlRB AlakM.?The department
nu.h citlb-d out ubotit 11 o'clock .Sat?
urday night iu response to an alarm.
The lire, winch wus at tim resideuce
of Lev. W. W. liuiues, on Church
street, was extinguished without its
aid. Very little uumugo wus done.
Land Asslhsoiw Appointed,?
Jndgo W. J, Kilby bos appointed
the following as real u-d ite .saesaors:
George T. 1'urkor, Somertou, und
W. A. Kmg, Suffolk, for District
No. 1, und Atkinson \V. Turner, of
chuckatuck Magisterial Diatriot, for
District No. 2. Tbo appointees are
Week of 1'kayeii Schedule.?
In the ween ol prayer services will
be oonduoted us follows:
Monday- l-'r W W Stuley, Chris
tiau, at Second Methodist. Sub?
ject: "11 tuuiliuiion uud Thanksgiv?
Tuesday?Kev II C Chertthnm,
Mil hod ist, at Presbyterian Church,
Subject: "Church Universal."
Wednesday?Rov II C Moore,
Presbyterian, at Baptist. Subject:
"Nations uud Their liniere,"
Tbnieiiny?Kev D II Austin,
Methodist, at Christian. Subject:
"Home uud Foreign Mlesions."
Friday?Kev J F Kovo, Baptist,
at T' i rat. Methodist. Subject:
"Families aud Schools."
Justice St Allings Dead,?A tel?
egram wus receivod in Suffolk yes?
terday annouuoing the deuth of Mr.
Jutne? E, Stulliuge ut his homo near
Bucshoru. Mr, Staliinge is well
known throughout tho comity and
was a magistrate w?osu rulings were
generally unquestioned. Ho was
about <Jf> yeur? of age. Tho Mineral
will ooeur to day, tho interment I
being in the family burying ground. ;
He was tlie fatbor of Mr. Frank E. !
Stellings, clerk ot tbo board of
aeliool trustees iu Cuuckatuuk dis?
DarosiTons Paid is Pom?.?
Messrs. N P Young, Onorgo It At
kioson, H E Boykiu and George P
Folk, trustees of the Farmers' and
Meroiianta' Havings Uunk of Smith
Held, winch aupeuuod business in
llio Sprint; of 1892, liavu roeeutly
issuod to depositors a 7 por cent,
divideud, wbieb makes a total of
10u per cent, the bunk Las paid lf?
eao? depositor bineo tbo suspension
of business at tbo time named, Fol
lowing aro tho soverul per ceuts jiaid
at various intervals: -10, 2?, 10, l?
DisoBMDBit Mariuauks.?In tbo
mouth of December there wore
twenty-soven marriage licenses
issued from the county Clerk'? office
?eleven white aud sixtoon colorod?
W hite -James F. Tarkor to Lulu
V Williams, Johu Edward Phillips
to Elissa Wren Causey, James B
Speight to Addio V Johnson, Paul
Fmist to Fannie .1 Pierce, James M
Bains to Fauuie H Wilkius, Jesse F
Savage to Linda D Porter, J L .Ten
kins to Maggie A Butler, William 11
Decker to Efle M Lilly, James M
Anderson to Annm E Arthur, Gil
bort Ward to tSullie A Jones, B C
Johnson to Annie M Archer.
Ooiored?Stephen Harten to Kate
Parker, Jnuies Hoed to Emmaline
Hawkins. Thomas H.Foster to Mary
Let, William 11. liowlett to Elexina
Godwin, ktiohard Brinkioy to Mar
ibu Johnson, David Oguum to Mur
tha Edwards, .fames II Pond to
Mary Milan, John W Peterson to
Jeuuio Woolridge, William II Vieks
to Annie E Brut, Mock Barrett to
Mary L .Smith, Douglas Alexander
to Prances Peebles-, Frank Gray to
Ella Mary Kicks, vV 11 Nor Hoe t to
Eidit Council, .las Richards to Auu
White, Johu Peeves to Tullio Ma?
son, Haleigh Lawrence to Maggie
Henderson, Henry Qiues to Jeuuio
IN WARWICK COUNTY.
Many Matters of Minor Impor?
Newport News, Docember ttl.?
At St, Paul's Episcopal Church Sun?
day ufternoou, Bromoud Budge of
Masons No. 24 observed St. Johu's
Day. Kov. C. J. S. Mayo preached
the annual sermon, ami was assisted
in tbo services by Rev. Mr. Wood,
of the Baptist Chorou,and Hev. Mr.
Gunu, of Braudou. Tho Bervicos
were particularly impressive and
mudo bountiful by lovely choir mu
sio which Prof, Bathbou, of Hamp?
ton, bus been ruhoarsing for souio
timo. Forty two members were in
charge of Col. Clay. Mr. Ed.
N. Eubank, master; J, H. Sharp,
senior wurdcu, and J. W. Davis,
junior warden, An elegant orches?
tra also furnished music,
1 ho Citizens' and Marino Bunk
has lucrease.'. its surplus over $],0u0
aud paid ?500 iu dividends last yeur
thau tho year nrevions.
tjJ.Mr. J. P. Womhlo r< tamed yes?
terday from rtmithtield.
Mr. A, L. Hopkins otul G. Wood
are expected back to-day, after a
visit to thoir respective homos in
Miss Morris will retn.n from
Biohniond to-day, after a pleasant
visit to bor cousin. Airs. Satter'
Tue bnilermokers und shipbuild?
er* of tut? Newport News shipyard
"?ill ??'. ?- 'I nt tlie < usino
the uij;ht of tho 18th, Tho niaua
ur.m, .auiHia J.uker, Hogers,
lliokey, Dougherty, Gilpen, Boyle,
White and others, will make it a
Mr. .1. H. L, Nohns roliros from
tho managcmenl of the Motel Ivy
t>) day to lake ehurgo of his now
business, tin- grocery Arm of Nelma
.V Burk, The h'di'l will cotitiuuo
under tho 1. .. ? . of its pro?
AIr. Han, representing tho Nation?
al Oolleotiou Agency ol Unshiugton,
is in the oity, looking after old ac?
counts for the i usiness men.
: lOCIiltll Ol 411 111'..TS.
Mon tank Tri ho of Lted .Men bavo
elected tho following olllcers: Ueo
A Tabb, prophet; .'noes ? Greu
uolda, Bachem;George Gains, junior
Bugamore, C V llrowiiley, keeper of
wigwam; George \V L'orebee, collec?
tor of wani) utn; George T Wright,
chief of records.
loth tlio method and results when
\rrup of Figs is taken; it isplcasant
nd refreshing to the taste, and acts
ently yet promptly on tho Kidneys,
i liver and Bowels, cleanses tho S3*s
cm effectually, dispels colds, head
ichoa and fevers nnd cures habitual
Kistipatiou. Syrup of Figs is the
inly remedy of its kind ever prq
luced, pleasing to tho tasto andac
epta'ole to tlio Btomach, prompt in
its act ion and truly benonchd in its
;>f7oet& prepared only from the most
healthy ami agreeabfesubstances, ha
manyescclleiitqualities commend it
to nil and have made it tho most
popular remedy known. _
Byrupof Figs is for sale in SSs
nnd 81 bottles by all leading drug?
gists. Any reliable druggist who
may not have it on hand will pro
euro it promptly for any one whet
wishes to try it. Do not accept any
CALIFORNIA FfG SYRUP C?
SAN fRASCISCO, CAl.
LOUISVILLE. AY. VliVJ VOM, f/. K ;
NEW YEAR NOTICE.
No periihal lo f' eight or liv.i st ick will
bo n oi ivu . tioni iS-ip. in., i MDAY, De?
cember'2 th. until ;:l.a. iu., \Vi.L>.SKS
DA V, J.inuarv 2d, 181)5.
I-might depots .v 11 ho oloeeJon TLl'.d
.latino y 1st, t???'.*> BI ept usual
hours for delivery of perishable freight.
I h. iu lu 11 a in.
Ticket o cm nnd wait ng rooms will
bo kai<to|)eu for tlio alo fti Ueti iml ao
oomino i ho i of passi ugers as usual.
For lur r.or i.iformat on apply to
do >j it Qoueral Agent.