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IAN U LAltO?L\ IN EXOK S of auy
ether j aj er publinbsd iu Eastern Vir
its circulation in Norfolk ami lorta
r.ontl) ie greater tliMi that of any papor
rmblit-lieu or circulated iu tbe two oitios.
It 1k t olWeroii iu tbo cities of Norfolk
Uli I ortsmontb au<i anbmbs for lUceuta
entek. Mfiilcubfcri|ition8, poataa;e paid,
f ive 1 ollars per year: Threo Pollara for
mi months- One dollar ami Fifty Conta
for three moatb?. anil I >ftv Cents for one
mouth. . . ,
Advertitomintp iueerte.i Ht iboratoof
76 < kmc a ! quai f 1 ia?T iJisWtTiOKi eaoh
Ctibatrsnent niHprnion 3'? Cents, or 5U
< : >ts\m>e> itiBKUTBP rvF.uY otokk vxt.
( extractor* Bri? not allowed to exceed
their upHCe ?.r h. vert'ne other than thoir
legitimate l tn- nr-h. except by paying
rpi cfhllv for t! e hi.nie
Tup wffki Y VlKOIMAS amdOaiuiliiii?!?,
oi?rlit pagca, it dcdiTcred, postage paid,
three r.icntl's, 2fc.: fix nionthe, 50o.;
tuc've months. H.
The Birmingham News thiuki
Congress snould adj >uru, as a mark
of it .-pect to the oountrj,
It appears from statist 09 that in
mi ce 4,1)00 persous evory year,
about ten a day, commit suicide.
The young lady who is librarian
of the public library of Los Angeles,
Cal., has sued a minister of that city
Tor praying for her iu public.
More than two years ago A. 13.
Carpenter, of St. Louis, stolo a kiss
from Airs. Sarah 31, Pierce. A
jury has finally concluded that he
owes her 82,500 for it.
Ex Seuator Warren rarely takes
B morning's walk around his Wyom?
ing farm. Quo reaEou is that it is
six times as big as the State of
Rhode I-hiud and has 'J.U0? horses,
16,000 cattle and KJU.??O sheep.
The Omaha World lleiold, edited
by Congressman Bryan, is opposed
to the payment of the debt of the
government, because the people
woulu huve to be taxed to rai se the
necessary tnonoy. and it calls taxa
tiou for this purpose robbery.
VNIVrUN novit. DiaiCOt/HI'E
Those who were iu thorough sym
pathy with Mr. Kusseli's delightful
performance at thu Academy Thurs?
day night, were not a little put out
to have the whole of tho final do
noueuieut completely spoiled by the
rustle of overcoats and tho general
rush to get a good point of vantage at
tho door, Unfortunately this baa al?
most grown to bj a custom and many
have been mortified at tho discour
tesy to tbo stage ub well as irritated
at not hearing the closing sentences.
Tbo so who ciuiso tho disturbance
are innocent of any intention to bo
discourteous, and a word is all that
is necessary to call their attention to
this thoughtless breach of good man
IOOO FUN lti H ECl'IO*?TWO
ti I 1> KS.
The recent full of Wei Hai-Wei
has agaiu attracted public atteutiou
tu the hostilities in that quarter,
which have shown no Bign oi peace
ful issue iu spite of pendiug negotia
tious . They had almost been In-1
bi?ht of, however, for tno truth is
tliut the world at large has too much
to cope with in the serious problem
of living to give more than a pass
in? glance to foreigu wars and
rumors of rebellion. The geueiai
discord aud unreBt pervading near
1 v all countries and people seem to
gain little quiet as time develops,
so that the thoughtful man grows
perhnps a little more ttioughtfui,
aud the timid man more downcast in
the pretence of Burrounding con
ditious, A word on this text may
not, therefore, be out of place.
The pessurnist can tiud many
things out of joint to gloat over, but
even the man thut works aud hopes
sees a great deal of poverty, lnjus
tice and uncertainty on every side.
Financial problems are still un?
solved, the gold man has almost at
tamed Iiis gold standard without the
F.l Dorado ha has promised ns, while
the silver advocate is no more
able to uhato the widespread lack of
confidence that, alter all, seems the
irue reason for present depression.
The weather prophet finds his theo
vies npset ny unprecedented cold and
blizzards; the cotton grower aud to
baoco planter discover they have
pat their confidence in leaky vessels;
labor baa been more than usually
aggressive and even the sleepy cour
te?y of the United Statos Senate has
town ruffled by harsh epithets and in
siniialions about "Muscovy drukee."
Tnru where you will, discord, and
sometimes dismay, ure tbo sights
that tirst catch tho eye?a spirit of i
distrust in tho things meu bavo
fought for aud truded iu, without
bs jet a better faith iu auythiog.
This stirring up is geueral aud
BUrely must have somo signiticauoo
if wo have wit enough to see it.
The oilier side of tho subject pre
scuts a happier Kspect ami may bo
after all the only true aud roai point
to cousider. Meu have bdeu made
to think and with au earnestness
they failed to have whou all was
bright aud cheerful. Iu goverumeu
tut problems statesmen are realiz?
ing the justice is tho only solution I
that will solve and towu buildurH |
are working on what they con- j
eider tho sure basis of facts,
lu religion meu have been wrost
bug litreely with vico and evil
doings, aud are coming out into a
spiritn.il certainty that faith with?
out good works could never give.
May it not bo then, that preaout
uncertainties are but leadiug men
into better understanding'/ May
uot tho iierce conflict of good aud
evil be tho harbinger of higher faith
ami clearer truth, when the smoko of
battle has blown away? No man
can suy it is uot so, and all can at
loast lind food for reflection.
NO It I'll <MK?I.IM\\S VI' AP
PO .TIA I I OX.
Tho Wilmington Messenger makes
I the assertion on tho authority of
tho "Confederate archives'' that
5,022, or more than half of the
whole number of Confederate sol?
diers who surrendered at Appomat
tox, wore North CaroliniauH, It
adds: "We think it probable that
the comment mado is erroneous;
that the .regiments, etc., that sur?
rendered had once contained lOU.OJU
men or over. North Carolina bad
some sixty five regiments of infant
ry, besides artillery ,aud battalions
of infantry, aud yet it never fur?
nished more than lil?.OOL) men. The
Hosier calls for ovor 13l),UUl), but, as
is well known, a great many names
aro duplicated. But the State had
really betweeu 1'24,UU0 and 126,000,
aud after losiug more than auy
other State, as the Confederate reo
ords show, it surrendered more at
The Old North State has a proud
record in the history ot tho Cot:
fedcracy. Nobly did she give of her
treasure of muu and money, and
splendidly was the ??? ->ery of her
s>ms exhibititod on tue mauy bat
tleliclds of the contest. In propo
ttou to her military population she
stands at the head of the list of
Southern states, in supplying her
quota of soldiery to tho Lost Cause.
Rev. C. ir. Clapham
A highly esteemed clergyman of the M. E.
church, pastor of the Church Cr< '.
circuit in Dorchester Co., Maryland, writes:
"C. 1. Hood & Co.. Lowell, Mass.:
"I feel it a duty to the public t" send Ulli
certificate. 1 saw in a Philadelphia paper
;i letter from a man who had suffered from
and had been restored by the tiscot Her d's
Knrsapartlla. I had the ^r\\> in the winter
of "i'l and -y2 so severely that it ib priv? ;
me of the use of my arms so that my w ife
had to dress und undress me, and when
away from homo I had to sleep in my
clothes. I tried five doctors and not cue
accomplished anything. Then l saw the.
letter alluded to and determined to try
Hood's. Hefore I had taken one bottle l
had the use of my arms, thank find.
These are facts and ran he verified by
many persons here. .1. M. Colston,Chun ti
CreeK, supplied me with ll.i s. l nm
pastor Ol Hie AI. K. Church here." c. W.
i'i.ai-ham, Church Creek. Mary laud.
Hood's Pills aie prompt andeflli ;? .it,
yet cany in uctiou. hold by all di Heists.
THP.SE HltOAltD whahfanij ware.
HuL'b . uMPANl will now Oimuo m M
rent per ton ist n.ontb, an: lu e. nt
Colt D au I other coumroditi. ? stored
on very ?. iviini.ieeon- trrms. N'ig i muL
wiiiebous receip h tsuue i losur uee
ifl|-cio i or any ueriod in good o m
prinies emi t li r.ibiy bei w ourr lit r.itn
jo H is first c ass ..barf fac htien for ail
cfrisies of vendele. Auiplo storage
i capacity tor Urzeit ci r Oes. Apply to
It. A. I OitlE.
1 J ftlOiU.wa.ir-lm Presideut.
TELLING PRICES and SELLING PRICES
in every department, without considering LOSS, is
our maxim now. Wc are determined to force down
our Winter Stock to a minimum before making our
annual inventory, and have concluded to clean out
every Heavy Weight Garment in the house "AT A
PRICE." Mark you, we mean just what we say?AT
A PRICE?and here is a chance that rarely presents
itself, and never were such Hii>h Grade Clothing of?
fered on sale at such Extremely Low Prices.
Here are suits for Men, Youths' and Bovs; suits in
exquisitely style, suits of this season's make; suits made
up by our own experienced tailors (and not better
workmen than ours can be found) cut by our own
first-class cutters, ( inj no better nor more Perfect Fit?
ting Garment can be produced) from the very finest
Foreign and Domestic Cloths, Cassimeres, Worsteds,
Tricots, Diagonals, Cheviots, in fancy effects for young
men and soli i mixtures for older ones of quieter tastes.
Suits that no man nor bov need be ashamed to wear,
no matter what his rank or station; Suits that have
sold freely (when sizes were in better condition) at
$2.50, $5, $7.50 and some $10 more than we are now
charging for them are included in this GREAT
UNDER VALl1?E SALE cf Winter Weight. Wear?
ing Apparel, to make them move as quickly as possi?
ble, in order to reduce this enormous stock as rapidly
as the emergency demands.
These are Suits which are selling so fast, these are
Suits that catch men of sense who know how to save
money, these are Suits which are talked so much
about, and these are Suits no man who contemplates
purchas ng can afford to miss, and as we've sa',d before,
the sooner he comes the netter he ll fare, for we in?
tend to clean 'em out. without reserve, to avoid carry?
ing anything like a surplus stock over until next
season. THIS IS WHAT WE ARE NOW DOING.
Here are Overcoats of Our Own Superior Make,
and everybody knows, or could know, if they would
investigate the fact, that we manufacture as tine Over?
coats for young men and gentlemen, as can be seen
anywhere in the Union. Here are English Top Coats
in Meltons, Kerseys. Cheviots and manv other sub?
stantial weaves. Here are Sack Overcoats in Wors?
teds, Beavers. Tricots and Chinchillas, in manv shades
and colors, with Silk Sleeves, together with Cassimere,
Serge, Italian. Satin and Silk Trimmings. Here are
Storm Coats and New Markets of the Wry Best
Fabrics that money can procure. Here they are and
here they go, at prices which must clean them out,
without reserve, before the close 01 the season. THIS
IS WHAT WE ARE NOW DOING.
Clothiers, Taikrs, Furnishers, Hatters.
b BSSB bbbb hdi bibb mih
Bnaae bbbb enaa ???? Baal fit
anm aaia bbbb bred b
? cqbd ebbs bbbb BB ? B9
"Can't you wait on me, Mr.-. I am in a Lurry. I have
no trouble getting waited on in other stores." Such remarks
are frequent. No dull times experienced here. Can't Bfl'nrd it.
It is not ttie stragbng customer we are entering for. It is the
volume of business that enable* ns to sell
at iesa money than what you can bay the same grades at the
average shop. After a few minutes waiting Mr. -, from
Princess Anne county, felt happy that bo possessed that not la
virtue?pat enee?and leaving our store with one of our @5 Ail
Wool Suits under his arm. declaring tho cheapest thiug ho ever
saw, and that he would toll ull bis neighbors abont it. I hit is
light, sir; that is what we want yon to do. Every sale is an ail
Vertisemeut in itself. We have no tune to write long, thrasby
advertisement*. The consumer is our best advert tor.
Will a Storm Coat iuterest you this week '} There i< ouo
mouth's solid comfort this season in ihem. A little pi m d o- wll
keep them from season to season, We strike the miu mil u mark.
$2.50, $6.50 B x s the $12.00 Kin.!.
1 niorn edntte prices are not wautiotr.
Suits, 1! ivh finite, Chlldreu's Suits. Take
1 Bre 1 rieen ! leasure to -how goods.
Men's Suits, Youths1
1 look at them, Com
So. Main Stieet,
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BflUO OBOU BIBB BOEB BRBU BIBB liSSB CBBB
zasn bibb m
) d3bb BCIBa
UiiiUlii*??toii 13fjiilcling;. Oi'anoy St.
SHORTHAND. BOOKKEEPING. IT. MAN-HI". TYPEWRITING, BVNKINO,
etc., etc. Now ig the time to euter, to a* to oo ro uly foi a , oo i poa.tuni when bu i
neaa revive*, l iiere ia b ? n c e t emau I for ttenokT.-iuh .tb itn bookkeepers,
and y nahoull e in the front rank. S: dent* admitted at any time. Terms rea?
sonable, lurfuithtr Inforiuat.on add rent
_I. W. PAT 1 ON, Principal.
J. BENNETT'S, the Diamond Bro'.er and Jewel
NO. no CHURCH STREET.
INIiUt EMF.h'Td FOR BAU)
ITB tacts. Call aud be coBvnieel.
'?! Vv,l:V.nV.S F0R BAltOAlN SKRKER8, 1 .111 (hre'away t., every tenth paUCliaM
uu v i i.Mi i 11.11. lo mi it r how ...... i tliu purchuao is, f..r thu next thirty tlay*aaly. 'I h
In - j
0F SIOCK ON HAND.
Special Bargains are of?
fered in all of our depart?
ments to reduce StocU.
In our Carpet, Furniture,
China, Glassware, and
throughout our Dry Goods
Departments we have made
great reduction to induce a
rapid sale of stock on hand.
til. UjnSTHDTEE & CO.,
Kos. 98 and rear of 92, 94,
y6, 98. 100 and 102
Wholesale and Itotail Dealer in
Well ecreouo.I and free-burning AN?
THRACITE COAL of all Bizes.
George's Creek Cumberland
Coal for Blacksmith Purposes.
A Fresh Sopply of Splint Coal for i;rat?s
Moo Focahoutaa SLunip. Russell Creek
and Thucker lor quick nnd
Pine and Oak Wood
The Nottingham & Wrenn Co,,
Da mais STREET, NORFOLK, va.
'PHONE No. 0.
WOOD AND COAL.
W ell screened,
SPLINT (heal Splint .
R?SSEL., i REEK,
(QUANTITY AND QUALITY GUARAN?
Well Seasoned Wood.
CEO, W. TAYLOR & 00.,
NO. 47 GRANBY STREET,
All kinds and size-, of
Constantly on ban i
Plaster, Bricks, Laths,
TERRA COTTA PIPE,
Hewer, Drain and Cblmney Pipe,
ALSO FANCY CHIMNEY CAPS.
BHCHELDOR & COLLINS,
No. c;> WATER STREET.
m1 n i; em eat, PK ks ery e3,
citron. o ca nuts,
mincemeat, canned corn,
W. F. ALLEN & CO.
Having secured tho sob-1 agency for tba
Chambers-WcK.ee Glass Co.,
manu ?Cturora of tbo celebrated "JEAN?
NE iTE' brands WINDOW GLASS, wo
ure prepare i to fill all or lira irom oar
large stock, iht? ?tass in ackno* le >^oil
by the trado to be equal in strength,
eeftiue?? and all other respects to tlu
be.-t French glass.
COOKE, CLARK & CO
Eiderdown Quilts, large size, of French Satine, as
fine as silk, 17 of these, but $5 each.
Big Baltic Blankets ot White Wool, 12-4 size
and very heavy, $4.89 a pair.
One case Scarlet Wool Blankets, heavy goods,
10-4, only $2.50 a pair. Red never soils.
Heavy Cotton Blankets, white, $i, larger, $1.50.
Dress Goods Buyers, Come!
It is only fair to give The Virginian's readers also
a chance at the 50 inch Black French Serge at 62lc.
The first ten pieces went out in three days. The sec?
ond and last lot now on sale. This serge usually $1;
If you haven't anything worth selling,
If you are selling more than you can make,
If times are too good to keep up with.
You might consider the question of stopping your ad?
When you have n "good thing" to offer,
When people are looking for bargains,
When people are hard to please,
When only the "littest" can survive,
When times arc what they are to-day.
Advertising is the steam
propeller of business suc?
cess. If your business is not
worth advertising, advertise
THE miL IS THE 5"L
M. G. LEVERING, Trustee,
IOC* IVIoiia Street,
FORMERLY THE WRIGHT STORE,
Would announ^a to tut public the Balling out at retail of a large and well asaorto?
DRY GOODS AND NOTIONS
at trices that will niako them sell qulok for cash. Would kindly ask your atten?
tion to our special low price< 0:1 the to.!->wiug goods' l.ndien1 uud Cieuts'Under?
wear, Uosierr, La^ea. Kinbroidories, White <;om-. Dross <iu.)..-<, blankots auJ
Quilts, Table Linens, low-Is suid Napkins, t all uu.Ihco u--.
_A . Me l^ARLA iV 1 ?? AE;tua< \c* t*._
(& TURKISH AND RUSSIAN BATHS, ?
%p Corner Church and Bute Streets.
yl ALWAYS OPEN 1
ffo Hours Reserved for Ladies: Tuesdays, Fridays; Q--A P. M.
f/k PHONE -7 o^.
W SLEEPING ROOMS. VAN TELBUKG 1I0I:MAN, Manager.
Pimples, Blotches Es
and Old Sores 3
and Kidney Troubles 3
Arc entirely removed by ? .KM".
a?Ii. Poke Root and Porns
a*? PRICKLY ASM, POKE R00
?~ AND POTASSIUM
c'atost bijod pur lei on
p P. P. purlfleath* blood, builds up
tbo weak and debilitated, glvqs
pi. ?..pKili i" weakened nerven, expols
diseases,giving the pal lent lioaltb um.
butipinos* where sickness. gloomy
feeling* and lassitude ttrst prevailed.
Pur primary .secondary and tertiary
syphilis, lorblood po.nlng. mercu?
rial poison, nmhirln. dyspepsia, ai.il
In all blood and dlsonsos, liko
biiiiuhe*. pimpirn, ?M obronic alcers.
tetter, scald bend, i?>iin, erysipelas,
eczema weiuayBay, without n-nr "f
centMdl.-llon.limt 1'. P. P. I-; Hiebest
blood purifier in i lie world,and mnkea
JlOSitive, M.eouj and permanent euros
LinVif whoie sya'.'ius are poisoned
und who! e blood t? In an Impure coudl
tlon. due t>> menstrual Irregularities,
are peculiarly bunoflted by it"- W( n
derful tunic ami blun.i cleansing prop
ertlonof P. P. P.-Prlckly Ash, Poko
Boot ami Potassium. _
BPRINOWKU), Mo., Aug. I Ith. I H ? t.
?I can speak In tha highest terms oj
yourroedlc. from niy own personal
Knowledge. 1 wnsnffecledwhh heart
disease, plourlsy and rheumatism t->r
;k. years, ui treated by the very boss
physicians ana spent hundreds i i I
tar'-, trlodevory known r.-medy with?
out hndlng relief. 1 bovo only tnkon
one nettle <>r your ' ? 1 ? 1 ?? Ln0
ebeorfully say H h i ? done ? ?" ? 1 ?>
good than i!i>thii>K i have ever taken.
I oan i seommend your um Heine to all
SprlugtieM, Oreon County, Mo.
AnnnnRKH. O. July 21,1801. - "?8B>
Mr, Mia Ui I'm mill ? ?? ? ' .?
la.: UBAB 8IKS- . I. i i?j?ol Ijot
your P.P. P. ni Hoi HpriuySjArkj.^na ?<U?
It in- donem more- good than tnree
inonlns'trontme itnl the Hot Springs.
BunJ throe iMittien <'. ". I?. --429
Bospoctruil] youra, . -rt?f
.' v.-. v. M wrotf. ??l
Aberdeen, nr -v-u C .uniy, o. -?-?5Sf?
t ?;>t. J. i?. Jotinston. **"^?
To mi itht m It may rt netrn: I hare*
by testify to tho i dorful i?ropertle? ??
or P. I*, r. i"' eruptions of tho skin. 1 .^a?
.Tared (or net nil rears with an on- jJJT,
alghtly and dinngreeablo oruptb.n . n 4Qr
nivfaco. I tried ovary known reme
.c' i.tii in vain.until p. P. I?. wasuseo, ? "w^
nud nra uo(7 onltrolj cur?d. _ ?-tsiJv
Hkln Cnnot'i' Cured.
Teitimcny/rvu r/.r Mayorof&t qutn,TeX._^
gROt'iN.TRX., January H.18 l !
Mk-ihs. I.ippman nnos., Snvannah, ?
<!?,.: i..--, .. Imvo tried your P. ,?^gf
p. ".i?ra .ii >ea.f theskla. usually
known a- skin cancer,of thirty yi srs' 1?53
atanding, and fouarlgrcal roller: w ?
purlflusthebl.I removes nil Ir- T^T
ritatlon from the soot of the dlsojso ?<s09
and prevents any Bnrendlng or the ^^$t?
sores. I havo taken II reor Ik bottles . "SUP
.. ? ,? ; . i nonfbli til Hint anothnrpour e ,?
will effootauuro. It has also relieved __-tfM
n..i fn.in Indii.'?.*.??!? ??' ?? ? "'b ' ^O?
troubles. Vuor.: ,m.v, m i;;.yti
Attorney ot Law. ?^-cas?
Boon on Blood Dls? 3 Rolled Free. ?<g
ALL DRUQOl Lb IT.
LB PPM AN BfiOS. ? m