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The Virginian's Daily Hints
Bill of Fare
Monday, 18th ol February.
Experience joined wit 1 ? common icuie.
To mortals ii a providence.
BREAKFAST. Graham Mush.
Baui and Eggs. Hominy. Baking Powder
?twiiis Orange Marmaisuo. loii.e.
DI rsl rvl El R. Leg ol I.au?b. Potatoes.
Canned Peas. Brown Unity. Currant Jc ly.
Wime t'r :iJ. Frutt. I*?fl PudUliiK.
SUPPER, mult liialaiu Bread.
M it. Crackrs. Cheese. Stewed Pritd
l'e ichsjs. 'J ea.
Oapperas Isan excellent disinfectant to use
In sinks and drsln pipes. ' > ??? lv- *?J ''"T11"1
Dolling water orer It; use while hot. wusIiIdk
sou*, used iu the >siue wsyj ha> great ileansin.
Tuesday. 1 oth of February.
When generous acts Uoom Ir-m uuselnsb
The Lord i- with ut, though we know it not.
BREAK FAST. Oranges and Apples.
Beefsteak. Hominy Fritters. Rolls, bra
bsra Crucke?. Coua*.
DINNER. Coldjl.amb. Celery salad
Steamed I'ointoes. Baked Potato s. Qulucc
.teil?-. Whlta and torn Bread. Biniasb
SUPPER. Ihittcr Toast. Corn Mush.
n*k. i A i |<l -. Ulnkerbro id. C woa.
The Views of an Art Student of
ORIGINALITY OF AMERICANS
dust as Good Instruction at Home
as Abroad. A Foundation Should
be Well Laid. European
Travel and Study Will
Norfolk, Va., February 13, 19U.".
Editor Norfolk Virgiuian:
It is often asked why so many
students go abroad to study art ami
what are the real advantage* abroad
as compared with those at home.
The student who prepares to au
ewer these questions for himself by
going to l'nris to study art, iu tin
lirst pluco tiuds himself free, to a
degree he hud scarcely hoped for, ti
devoto his time exclusively to art.
lie discovers that haven tor artists
known as tho Latin Quarter, inhab
fled nearly altogether by art aed
college students absorbed iu their
work. There the artists have social
life among themselves or not, just us
they choose, coming and gotug as
they will, maybe living iu the shab
biest apartments, practicing th
strictest economy, but with their |i
sitiou unaffected thereby, und tue
phrase "keeping up appearanees"
altogether without a meaning. He
boou learns the moaning of "art ns
the 8tddi Of music and art
is only lately being introduced into
the public Bohools iu this country,
where every child can study theui.
the countries of Southern Europe
hnvo centuries of art culture behind
them until it has become a part of
their very motitul atmosphere; a
culture acquired not only iu the
Bchools, but taught by masterpieces
iu every street nud pnblio building.
Eveu tho uneducated, us wo under?
stand that word, are excellent
judges of art. An Ita iau boy
a bettor art critic than the average
ihuu of culture in America.
The civilizing and enlightening
intlueueee of this universal urt edo
cation very quiokly impress them?
selves upon tlie American; ho 60ou
understands what bis French art
teacher meant by his unqualified
otntenieut that tho Americans won
barbarians. True, bo only needs to
look at another side of French life to
return thu compliment und regain
his self-satisfaction. Americans
membering their wonderful history
and aware of how far
in organization, government and in?
vention; in religion ami morality
Burpass thoss of tho Treueu, are
likely to take it for grunted thut
tuey nre altogether a superior peo?
ple; that their country has the whole
advantage of France. The; seldom
reflect that educators have shown
three lines of development for the
humun race, und have left it no
eettled whether one line is more ini
portant than tne others?the put suit
of knowledge scientifically, best
illustrated iu the Hermans; of con?
duct on the side of righteousness,
Been iu tho English, nud tho cultiva?
tion of the sense of beauty aud fit?
ness, particularly as it alTeotfl
social bio aud manners, best illus
trated by whot the Trench have
achieved in their civilization. Ob
nerving how far they have advanced
ou this last lino of development, tho
American artist understands how hie
country could over have been called
barbarous aud grasps the full mean
ing of "art atmosphere." This, to?
gether with the perfect freedom in
oisposing of his time which could
not be gotten at home even iu Now
\'ork, aro the advantages of study
ing art abroad. On the other hand
the advantages of studying art at
borne aro niuuy aud important.
in the ART BOHOOLS IN PARIS,
often a touoher give3 uo more
thou an hour to Bixty pupils, und
that uo ofteuer thau twice a week.
He very, very rarely takes the
truth or charcoal iu his hand, but
merely lingers a monn nt and his
terribly discouraging criticisms are
hie most frequent, lie ib more than
ftikfily to transfix tho student with
?oute remark like, "Eraee and look
at your model; you arc drawing
from imagination;" or "you will
never do anything at art; yon bad
better go to ploughing." Aud bin
highest praise is "not bad,pas mal."
Again, the student at ttio Beaux
Arts is not infrequently inter?
rupted by a suspension of biB wbolo
olass. for its much as three weeks at
a time, iu punishment tor amiio in?
credible prnuk. The one played oil
Little Billee in Trilby is a true aud
unexaggerated example. The na?
tive Btudeots, who expect to devote
all their livos to the study of art,
do not so much mind such u suspen?
sion, but conditions are very ditl'er
ont with tho American student and
in no sense doos be feel that ho can
afford it. It is of tue greuiest im
portonce that students Htiould get a
thorough training iu tho rudiments
of art before going abroad. If they
are wise they will
Htjay all the foundations herb
aud study just as far as possible
They cau do this, for tho best artists
uiTeo that just as good instruction
is to bo had iu America as in France,
Another reason for lou^ and thor?
ough study iu the United Statos be?
fore going abroad has its priuciplu
iu the old truism, "Imitation is
suicide," It was demonstrated at
tho World's Fair that Americau art
has a llavor?a quality of its own ?
as surely as American literature. It
is very important that this quality
should bo retaiued and oultivat
ed, if tho American artist would
achieve high success. If be goes too
early and ^ivo too absolute a wor
ship to foreign art tins quality uiuy
lie lost und replaced by something
never really his own, aud henoe
having uo Kreut aud original power,
lie bus to leurn not to decry Amen
cau art, us it is necessarily his own,
and any other, however beautiful, is
..nly borrowed aud oxotic so far us
ho is concerned.
Jenny Delony ltict:,
> oiler to .11 u nil er?.
Notice is given that tho spindle
on tho structure from which the
South Brother Islaud Ledge Post
tixed red b^ht was shown, on tho
east sitlo of tno westerly entrance to
tho south Channel ol the Last river,
was carried away by ice February
10. The light will oo re established
as soon us practicable, of which duo
notice will be given.
Notice is given that tho light
house steamer Holly, moored as a
littlu-vessel off Hush Bluff Su, a ,
east side oi tho Elizabeth river, hss
been carried away by lloutmg ice
two days iu succession, The steamer
has, therefore, been withdruwu and
will not bo replaced on the station
until tho river is clear of ice,
iii itcii ? iiturud.
In tho case of Leo Lomm, master
of the tug Dauntless, of Brunewiok,
IIa., vs; the British steamship Clan
deboye, her cargo and freight
money, it being an uctiou to recovt
for salvage service rendered suid
steamship in May, 1894, iu towing
her from Bahama Bauks to Newport
News, mi opinion was rendered yes?
terday by .lodge Hughes in the
United States Court here, awarding
$10,000 to the libellauts.
NlltiCfJ IU i'lllille.
Owing to continued bad weather
the Johnston Ubiua Company have
decided to continue their mammoth
sulo of table sets one more week.
One hundred toilet sots at aud
below CKst. Always on band large
aud attrrctive stock chiuu, glass
ware, lamps, brio-n brae, eto.
I'oriruliti? Hin In in res.
Mrs. Jennie Delony Kico, nn ex?
perienced portrait painter from the
Southwest, who studied iu the
famous European schools, has lo?
cated her studio iu the Hsddingtou
building for the winter.
Sho paints those hand omo lifo
si/.o portraits in tho most artistic
pose, also the exquisite little miuia
lures now so much in vogue.
Tho public are invited to coll and
inspect her work. It
K. of i*. nt Sin it ii ton.
For tho bonotit of the delegates
wishing to attend tho ilratid Lodgo
Knights of Pythias, which meets in
Stauntou Fohruary lHth and l'.ub,
tbo Chesapeake and Ohio railway
will Bell round trip tickets from
Norfolk at special low rates. Tickets
on snlo February 17th, l*th and
I9tb, good for return passage until
February 24th. '1 he Chesapeake
and (>hio is now making through
oouneotions from Noriolk nt New
port News with all trains. For fur
ther information apply to. R, T,
Brooke, passenger agent Chesa?
peake and Ohio. Ticket otlioo un?
der Atlantic Hotel. It
Noittoi.lv nt isv.w imii,i:ans
AND it i; I I-it.x,
I VIA III?
NOltFOI.K AN i? wi:sri:uN It A11.
HO l I).
Tickets on salo February 22d to
25th, inclusive, good to return fif?
teen days ufter date of issue. For
full iulormution apply to C. H, Bos
ioy. City Ticket Agent, No. CO .Main
lt. W, Courtney,
District Passenger Agent.
Nil i Ice.
Notwithstanding tbo freight block?
ade there will be no advance of
prices of our popular brands of
Hour, "Tidal Wave' ami "Anchor,"
during tho contiutianoe of tlio severe
weather, and wo will continue to
furnish llour to charitable organiza?
tions or for donation to same ut
actual cost of the raw material.
2t Nokfolk Milling Co.
At ii tcnli .
Something now. Steamed beef.
Sandwiches oc. at Mac's Dairy
I iiuuch Itaoms.
Society Happenings of the Past
SEVERAL THEATRE PARTIES. |
Costumes Seen at the Musical Tea
on Friday Ni?ht. The Senior
German. The Coming Kir
mess the Talk of the City.
Theio has beou very littlo enter?
taining dunug tho u'ouk just gone,
nud but for tho all absorbing topics
of tho Kirtuesu aud tho uiuaicnl tea
given by the Daughters of tho
? '.evolution, together with tho ran
tiue social events, tboro would bo
littlo to chrouiclo except routine
eveuts ami-tho weather, which
has caused this slate of atl'uirs.
TUB SBNIOll UBHMAK.
QTbe geruian of tho Senior Club
on last Friday oveuiug was a very
enjoyable atlair, many couples beiug
iu attendance. Mr. J, L. llubbard
led iu bis usual graceful style, and
tho chaporoues woro .Mrs. Dobie,
.Mrs. Vaugbuu aud Mrs, Hardy.
Au elegantly served supper was an
uouueud at 11 o'clock. The even?
ing will long be remembered by tho
A SOCIETY. EVENT,
Tho University of Virginia Olee,
Hnujo aud .Maudolin (Jiubs, who
wou for themselves so much praiso
uuU renown ou their reoeut trip
through the West, will bo seen ut
tho Academy of Music February
23th. They will come luto Norfolk
over the Chesapeake and Ubio rail
roud und will bo met ut tho depot
by it committee of their ulutuui, who
will take them iu charge for the
day. Tho concert will begin prompt?
ly ut ts: 1 ? o'clock aud will cousist of
three parts of six. numbers each.
Iu nil three clubs there are about
forty students und umoug them Mr,
M. W. Pope, the star fullback of
lust year's victorious football team.
Another horo of the gridiron, who
will also accompany tho clubs, is
Mr. Bau odors Taylor, whom King,
Princeton's threat tjuarter,said could
not be excelled on the football field,
Mr, Audro tiurtlie, tho baritone,
who made such a great hit last year,
will also lie with tbo hoys.
Tho Alumni Association of Forts
mouth and Norfolk have completed
ar mnu;omeuts to give the boys from
tha old University a grand bull at
tho .Masonic Temple utter the con?
cert ou tho ui^lit of the J?th.
Tho concert will lie under the
putronugo o; the following ladies:
.MesdameH U A ?obie, -las V Leigh,
L'aldwell Hardy, Flovd Hughes,
Allan iluuckol, \\'m 11 White, W W
Old, 1'heo S Uarnett, George Mein
toih, Fred Taylor, Caiuplioll tiro
uer, Richard Walke, T K Horluud,
.las 10 Heath, Fuge Waller, Mayo,
.Jobu Vaughan, Albert Grandy, I'uu
Burwell, Hubard, N M Osborne,
Wni 13 Martin, Robert Hughes,
Wiley Qrandy, Ida Gordon, Alex
Higgms, Waller Upsbur, W ? Dix
sou, K (J Murray, Ueo W Johnson
aud Hen Baker,
Sol Smith liussell was the crown
ing attraction ut the Academy last
week and u brilliant audience greet?
ed huu on tho night of bis appear?
ance. A box party, oonsiBtiug of
Mr. aud Mrs. W, H. Turner, Miss
turner, the three Misses .lotiustou
and Mr. aud Mrs. Alex, Higgms,
Uu tho same night l!ov. Ernest
Stires, formerly ol this oily, but now
of Chicago, also gave a box party.
There were present Rov, Mr. .Stires;
and wife, Miss Lossio lay lor, Miss
Wreun, Miss Stires, Mr. David
tiuest, Mr. J, E. R. Carpenter and
Page Stires. After tho performance
Mr. Russell joined tho party at sup?
souu'.r: miDAy NionT.
About thirty-live couples attended
tho soireo givou by Frof. liellezza
at Mouieiioro Hull Friday night.
Some very pretty germuu figures
wero introdnced and a vory pleusuut
j evening was spent.
THE MUSICAL TEA.
Tbo entertainment of the Daugh?
ters of the Revolution at the Morri
mao Club wus,indeed, a most charm
ing utluir. Among tbo bnudsomo
Costumes soen were tlio following:
Mrs. Richard Walko, blue silk and
white lace; Mrs. Fhil Yeutmun, old
lusbioued figured silk; Mrs. Strttd
wick, handsome green silk and diu
tnonds; Mrs. tluuoard, liiaek satm,
heliotrope velvet; Mrs. Littleton
Waller lazowoll, black satm and
lace; Mrs. T'liouius R. Uooke, black
sutiu, old rose wnist: Mrs. George
11. Newton, liaudsomo grown of
bluett; .Mrs. William Keed, black
satin, green silk waist; Mi-.s Itouu
tree, black satin and velvet. One of
the mo>t attractive costumes of the
evening was that worn by .Miss Lssie
Keed,of Portsuiouth.it beiug u dress
of her great-great grandmother's?
a green voivoi waist, puffed sleeves,
piuk satin petticoat, over which wus
worn a heavy brocaded silk,
with wntteau plait in tho
back. Miss Martha William?,
blue crepe; .Miss Pattie Taylor,
pink silk; Miss .^ullio Wa ko, white
sutiu; .Miss Annie Walke, yellow
Bilk; .Miss Fannie Leigh, light blue
silk: Miss Mary Dobie, white; Miss
Mamie Nash, wbito; Miss Lizzie
Whittle, blue; Miss Essie Wiisou,
handsome white satin; Miss Potts,
pink. The other young ladies all
wore suitable und uhnrmiug o.-.
tnmes. Miss Pattio 1'ay lor wore
the miniature Ol her revolutionary
ancestor, ??jud almost nil of the
young latins woro miniatures of
their ancestors, Tho Docker piano
used was kiudly loaned for tbo ocoa
Hion by tlio Benj. Lowenberg Piano
und Musical Instrument Coinpnuy.
Tlio lest reuoareal of tbo Kir]
mess before its production to'
morrow nigbt was hold last
evening at tbe Aoademy. There
was a full attendance of
tbe participants aud eaoh ono
I seemed to enter into the spirit of
[ his or her part with that zest, whioh
insures a successful perfurmanoo.
The dances wore all very prettily
und gracefullv executed.
l'IMJSUNAr.S OK IVrKKKST.
Miss Kilon Baylor is ou n visit to
friends in the Quaker City,
Air. and Mrs. bit. John arc at MitB
Erie Smith's, Duko street.
Mrs, Bettie T. Newton is on a
visit to Baltimore,
Mrs. Thomas Jones, York street,
enturtoined a party of friends on
Miss Immio Bauer, of Eesox coun?
ty, is visiting Mrs, John S. Greeu,
129 Boush street.
Rev. A. S. Lloyd bos returned
from Ins norttierti trip.
Mrs. J?lich,' loi Allen, of Phila?
delphia, la visiting her father, on
East Main street.
Mr. aud Mrs. Thomas Elaro loft
for Colorado last week.
Tho Shakespeare Club mooting
takeB place next Thursday night.
Mrs. Dunn, of Petersburg, is vis?
iting her daughter. .Mrs, Dr. Luflin.
Mrs. J, W. (Jrnndy has return.d
from a visit to Baltimore.
THE SCHOOL BOOK QOESTION
Gov. O'Ferralland Attorney General
Scott Again Reply to the Pilot.
"The Virginia School Book Ques?
tion" is tho titlo of a pamphlet just
frotu the profs. It contuins tho re?
plies of Gov. O'Ferrall and Attorney
Gouerul Scott to tho charges made
by tho Norfolk Pilot that tho public
school book list for 1894 was adopt?
ed by the Board of Education with
"indecent aud unseemly baste."
Tho tirst reply wus made Docem
ber 27, 1894. Tho maiu object of
this pap<r was to provo that no
changes wero made iu tho school
book list, because the superinten?
dents or tho various counties aud
cities of the State were practically
uuanimous in their reports that the
oxuting list was satisfactory und no
changes wer? desired.
Tho pamphlet contains, also, a
second reply, under tho date of
February 1 -itb, ls;*fj, which gives
the result of an examination to as?
certain whether tbe patrons of Vir?
ginia schools are paying uioro for
books than tho patrons of the
schools iu other States. They pro
sent a schedule of prices iu tho va?
rious States nud Territories with
which the American Book Company
and tho University Publishing Com
pany have coutraets. This hat only
shows three books which reach tho
children at lower prices thau in Vir
giuia?two in Maryland und ono in
West Virginia?and of these thoy
gave a bountiful explanation.
Inclosing, the reply says: "We
have made to you a full nud com
plete statement, withholding noth?
ing, The facts demonstrate that it
is not trito that 'Virginia has been
outrageously defrauded,' nud that
her coutraets for school books are
'so iniquitous, nnd ttie disorimioa
tion against her ho obvious und out
rogeous as to hear upon their faces
tho badges of fraud and corruption,'
as has been charged. Iu our investi?
gation wo have found no discrimina?
tion agaiust Virginia,
"The patrons of our publicsohools
would have ;iist eiuise of complaint
had tho Board of Education listened
to the clamor of rival publishing
Companies, Whoso paid agents
tbrougod the city of Richmond last
spring, ami discarded tho bonks
which their children bad used for
ninny years?books which have stood
tho test of the school-room and
proved satisfactory to fcuperinteu
dents aud teachers?to introduce
others at heavy COSt.
"tin our adopted list thoro arc
utxty live books?twenty five of
them from the pen of Virginians
and one revised by u Virginia edu?
"McGnOey'a Primer, Speller and
Readers, Holme.-' Speller uud Read
ers, Holmes' History, Venablo's
Arithmetics, Maury's Geographies,
Harvey'e Grammars, Daviea' Arith
metics and We bster's Dictionaries
were first introduced in 1^71, ami
have been in continuous use to the
present?eitber old or revised edi
lions; in 1878 White's Complete
Arithmetic and Magill's History
were adopted, and in 1NS2 Apple
ton's Geographies wero added to tbe
"Maxwell's Grammars and Sbinn's
and Uausell's Histories went added
to the list by tho present board- -tbe
Histories iu compliance with a reso
lotion of the Graud Gamp of Con
federate VetoratiB of tbo Department
of Virginia, But these additions
required no change of toxt books.
"Our duty to juu and to the high
trust reposed in us required that uo
should do aa we have done, uuinflu
oucod by tho clamor of rival pub
bshing companies or tho eloquence
of their counsel, and wo submit to
your judgment all that has been
duuo, satisfied that tbo coutraets
made with the publishing compauiea
that furnish BOhool books Hi this
S ate are, in nil their parts, futr and
ju.-t. We know they have boeu hon?
estly made, and we believe they
have been and will be honestly kent.
"iiur su.o purpose as members of
the State Board ?l Education has
been to advance the iuterests of tlio
pnbiic schools and promote the wei?
tere of the children of Virginia."
Cms.. T, O'F?nnAf.t.,
Governor of Virginia.
R. Iayi.ui: SooTT, j
Attorney Ueuural of Virginia,
GRIP' 18 EPIDE
Whole Families Stricken and
Many Deaths Reported,
Nearly Every Third Person Suffer?
ing; With a Cold, Which Often
Results in Grip, Pleurisy
Colls le-i t to coughs, loughs, to drip,
I'tioumouia and Consumption; therefore,
it is ail important to olieck a cold bo
tor- it ruucliou the Iuu.-h. Munyou s
Colit Cure will positively brea!. a cold
inside of tweuty-four bours il taken a*
soon an tho cold manifests Itself. When
th<> codi res las the luugH or bronchial
t .bcs the CourIi i'ure should I o used
alternatelyeVery nail hour with the Cold
(.'uro. The t old Cure is guaranteed to
prevent pneumonia if u-ird in tho begin
uiuR of a colil. I'ueuuiouia. or intlani
uiaiion <>f the luuga can he controllo 1
by the use of tlieso two < uro-.
The Couth (,'ure positively cures Iron
I chitis. tickling iu the throat, boar-cues*,
loss of voice, Horonesa of the chest, diffi?
culty in breathing', hacking oougil and
all pulmonary iliacaso? where the luiicjs
uro not to fur ile.omposcd or covered
If you aro ailing, step into the nearest
drug sturu a11 1 got a V!6c vial of one of
Muayon'e llemouios. No mntter what
your Uim-ase. or bow many doctor* have
railed to cure, it will give you ts\ af.
UUNVON'a Jthouni itimi'i (Juro never
fails to relieve in three hours and euro
in l broe daVS.
Mi NVON'8 liy.ipop8ia (Juro is guaran?
teed to coi rectHoonsti ation aud eure all
forms of digestionand stomach troubles
BJMUNVON'd Catarrh t uro soothes au i
heals tba nllieted parti, und restore
them to health. No failure; a cure
MUNI ovs Kidney Cure speedily cures
p uns in tile back, loins or groins, an-1
all torius of kidney disease
Mi Si ON s Headache i uro stops head?
ache in thrc-n minutes. Piica -'? c
mu ON S Norvo (tare eines uervout
ne h and builds up the system.
Ml NYO.YS Vitali/er imparts new fife,
reston s los< i> "?uih io weak ami uebili
tite.l mnu. PricoSoo
A Valuable boo, "iluiiie to Health,
can he ha 1 of any druggist free, ?hieb
intelligently ents forth in plain, simple
language how ntivoiiu may cure them?
No matt r what the diseas? in or how
many do tors have failed to cure vou,
auk your dr Rfi=t lor a -.'."-cent vial of
on ? of Munyuns Cures, and if you are
not beuetited your money will be re
1 (1 <?? V - 10 Tni OFFICERS ?ND
l.V.V.l. MEM UFRS OP
OLD DOMINION I.OD IK, No 8 jnMBfc
Von are herehT rc.pitstel i,, ine-t ?xSg^f&r
at y, in- hdll Till- (Sunday AK- ^WvT' -"
1 It.NtlOS at 2 o'clock ij uav the last *al
tr bate oi r, s| ? t to .air deceased brotUsi
Naihavii i. <iw?n>. Memfiarsol slater lodges
ire fraternally luvlteJ tu unite with es.
Ity ordor of the N U.
1<-17-It I!. A. ETjIJKKlbQE, secretary.
I H <1 V - tlll: mkmbkiw ur hak
I.V.'7.1 . mony i.o?afe, ....
No 10. i. 0.0 I : re hei t v no- ^J&Sjgjl&s
lifted to meet at ihe-.r hull ,1?jN---3K?r*i-*
I'ay AFTERNOON, February -^BlafW*
lath, ls.-.">, at -/o'clock, foi t.i-purpnseof pay?
ing our las- trihut i of reipw ? to ? ur decease i
brother, Jaiiks O. Whitkiiubst. Members will
wear whit) gloves .nl funeral badgoi. Mcm
hiivoi i-ister lodges au I visiting <>?M Kellow.
are i;at rually nulled t', unite with us.
Itv or I er of fbs .n. ?;.
lel'-lt JOHN T. CROSS, U.S.
ONE PRICE HOUSE.
Thirty-five different pattorns with
Napkin- to match .it our low pr ob-.
We have a v.-ri largo lino o! rOWKLS,
iu loth Huck and Unmask, which are
ex optionally goo I value.
From ">a to 20c por yard.
V.-ry flno quality, nc inches wi safe
finish aud rouud thread t 4">c nu i bOc
per yard. Eitra value in Linen Sheet
rook nt our 4"> inch Pillow Linen, An
exq -ite line Wh.to Quilts in ail Bizes,
ranging in eriee from l)8o to $7.0J a
Our Motto-Low Prices.
B8 Main sjir^ot, Undor Academy of Music,
WUA'l UKK KBFUi*rr.
t'orocut tor To-tf??
VAjHiKuwr i). ft. February 17, 13j?.
Kit Virginia; Fair probably til!
Monday ni^lil: slightly warmer;
Wttstarfy to southwesterly winds
For Nortb Carolina: Uenerally for;
?lightly wanner; westerly to north*
Minatubk ALaiitAc-Sun rtsos. G:48 a. in.
1UU MM, 6:42 i>. tu.: hliiti wittar. 0:11 a. m. and
3:93 p. ui.; low water. llH'j it. tu. an and 11'.'.'I
i.01 ui iUutouroiug lcu.1 Uutu.
roB a Bomia asoiau 6 o'ubouc LiASi
u.s. UCFAUT&IKNT OF ACilllODr.TUHE,
Looal ODioe. Dodson Bullci
Nonroi.k Va., February 17, 1896. J
Maximum temneraiuro. 84
Hinimnm toinperavnre. UH
Normal temperature, deduced from
30 years' observation. 44
Donarturo from nuruiai.? l'i
Accumulated departures for the
in ii n tti. ? 283
Aocnmulnted departures einee
Jan. Hi. ?? 294
Precipitation, in iuclifg.78
Total prooipiiauou since 1st of thu
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