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Pl?lJAMCItS OF PORTSfAOUTHj
The Bright and Breezy Happen- i
ings, Giving Zest and Vigor.
ARRESTED FOR STEALING. !
Ba'nl ot Chicken Thieves. Funeral
Mrs. Parker. Court Street Bap?
tist Church Meetings. Dam?
age on Seaboard Air Line.
Balled for ?300.
The entortaiuiuent at tho Court
Hired Presbyterian Church ItiBt night
WaH well attended.
rt in probable that Rev, J, W. Lee
will reiuain over until Friday and hold
cervices Thursday u ght.
Chicken thieves raided Mr. Lnm
Matthew?' beubonso at Whitehead'e
term on Monday night.
'1 luro will bo a meeting of tho stock*
bold era of the cotton fautory tonight
r.t the City Hall at s o'clock.
Isaac Williams, colored, uas arrested
|?y Constable Isbum yesterday for
et'ealing guano from Mr. Wyatt, of tho
The funeral ol Mrs, Mary J. Par
tier will take place this morning at
in o'clock, from St. 1'uuI'b Catholic
'J ho meeting at the Court Street
Jlapti*t Church is. grown g in inter
od. There were several oonveraiona
The case of tho crap players, who
were urroitod by Uflicer Diggs Sunday
afternoon npoo complaint ot u oitizeu,
There will bo a guuio thi? afternoon
between the All Americas and the
. .cagtio team. Admiasiou will bo free
l.adiea are ruspectfully invited tu at
Mre. Mary E. Enre, who has been
field in jail for Bevelal weeks awaiting
trial for an olTenao committed some
lime ago, wan yesterday admitted to
bail 1.1 t ho gum of S300.
Tho members of Atlantic Division,
U, LI. K. of 1'., arc snmtnoued to ap?
pear at ttio lodge room thin afternoon,
in lull drcsu uniform, to attend tbo
funeral of Mr. Charles Ellis.
Tho rams up the Seaboard Air Line
mid tho Norfolk and Carolina roads on
Monday were very heavy. In some
places there were washouts. The lloa
uokc river rose Bivoral foot in a few
The members of Atlantic Lodge No.
24, K, of 1'., are requested to assemble
at Pythinu CaBtle this aftornoon ai -
o'clock tor the purpose of paying tho
fast tribute of respect to thou cieceust.il
brother, Charles Ellis,
Moilftvtill cm m |i, t . v .
1 ho members of Stonewall Camp,
Confederate Veterans, held their
twelfth anniversary bauqttet at tho
City Hull. About 200 persons were
present. Tbo banquet was presided
over by L. P. Muter, commander of
tho camp. Alter all lnnl assembled
around lue tables Hon. L. EI, Davis, m
thu absence of the chaplain, asked a
A number ol genthnjou wero called
on and made -hurt ?pcechos, Tho Ural
speaker was Col. Wot, II. Stewart, who
spoke on Virginia and her greatucss,
4'ho next was .Ma'. Crocker, Lie was
followed by .IndgO I.. LI. Watts. Jno.
Lewis, Hon. I.. U. Uavia and
other.. Several gentlemen Hang sougs,
recited poems, etc.
The commit tee, under whose dirco
liou the banquet was gotteu up, de?
serve tutich credit tor tho uiuuuer in
which every thin!.' passed oil',
I ti <? li it mil <<l Yiirilw ol I'.iihli-r Drem
i.,mil*. \\ mill will g<| III
t! im\i i ii 11 is in-ii a v for
i Hi. ii \ .ti it:
tho 45c.quality at :'.lo.; tho 20o. quality
at J? it;.; I2jc. ohovidla at '.' c. ; Lilie,
?eriin at >,??.: -S1 kid gloves at 70c; 8u.
doylies at !c. each; .- i.."><' oounterpanes
*! SISc. each; Inc. ginghams at lie;
pl.?l) gloria silk umbrellas for OSc.oaoli;
fcl.?O cbeuillo covers at 08c. eaeii; ."?tic.
inble linens at :!'.' c,, und the lioV. qtial
ity will go at ISo. I hese prices are for
cash, tiaininill's, JI20 High street.
Look for 2H5 High street, Kosen
baum's reliable, up to dntc shoes alwaj a
give satisfaction, No urgument ii so
conviucitig na low prices for Al goods.
hat's the logic by which our shoes
jiave looted tlo-ir way iuto universal
lavor in Portsmouth,
I It'll lx.il?
Over our fresh arrivals ol lino ready
iiiHilo clothing, clothihg made tu lit
and made to wear well,
fiurpriaed lirst at tho
Surprised second at the
Fnrpi is.cd tlnrd at the
IMMKNRIS \ A?lBTY,
fSuri rised fourth at the
Lrvy Si .1 vt oi..-. 21MI High street.
Fnrnitnre, carpets at Crawford's,
Wiro doors at Crawford's,
i iiiii r i> \ i uril null.
A, J. Phillips, agenl for tho eolo*
bratctl feather hone and I'. W. corsets,
Mew lino kid gloves. (>ur gouts' lablo
cut kid gloves at ?1 aro immense. Every
|ir.ir warranted. A. ,f. I'htllips.
'8 mi Sil Oes? i null? Milien.
All kinds for men, boys and ohil-J
dron at L. c. Long A Son's, 2I'J High
et.*.'t.t, next to.I. S, Crawford's,
Co to Books, get.is' furnisher, :si?;
Digb street, for spring emits, neckwear
nnd men's furnishings of evory descrip?
W"nit for tlofheimer's branch store,
Sil? High etrtct. 1 au.ouV oid etuad. I
KlootlllK "f ?'??? Hoard of .Sii|>irvl?m?.
The Board of Supervisors held their
regular monthly meeting yesterday uf
teruuoo. with thu following members
present: C. K. Kiraiuo, olimrnjau; E.
*M. Tilley, .lohn A. Coda*, Win. S.
Johnson and ?4 M. \Vlight.
Tor morn than nn hour before tho
bonr of meeting little cuncnses were
held all arouud tho Courthouse yard,
ana ut 2 p. iu. the five members, with
tho clerk, went into ono of tho jury
rooms ut the Courthouse unit hehl n
secret session for a long tune, utter
which tho doors were opened anil tho
usual business was transacted.
Home say that llio caucus and tho
little teeret session was on the ?ilmor
ton road. Home of tho members op?
posed the spending of several thousand
dollars uu a road with the truusury iu
tho eond'tion thut it is.
The following is a summary of tho
business that was transacted:
On motion of Mr. Wright tho appro?
priation of $1"0 heretofore mado for
widening the causeway known an Buii'h
causeway, in Pleasant Urove District,
was ordered to ho expended by tho
I load Commissioners for said district
on the road lending from lliukory sta?
tion to Cedarville.
('omplaint being made by Mr. W.
B. Carney thai tlio hoard walks re?
cently put down in ^cjttsville were en
crdaotiiug on ths roadway, tho mat?
ter was referred tu the Committee on
Bonus and Bridges.
the following resolution, which wna
oft'ered by Mr. Tilley, in reference to
city charter for annexation, etc., for
Berkley nud South Norfolk, was
WimnKAS, Tho Council of the town
of Berkley has appointed a committee
and taken other steps looking to a
change ol the present form of govern?
ment of ban) town, with the protmblo
view of asking tho next Goneral As
s. mbly for a city charter to embraco iu
the present limits of said town. South
Norfolk and other outljiug tetritory;
Win; HE AS, The Councils of the city
of Norfolk have also appointed a coin
mittee with a view of annexing said
territory to the city of Norfolk; uud
\\ kuhas, The financial status of
Norfolk eutiuty has beeu constantly
discouraged by tho oft lecturing acts
of dismemberment of its territory
which have beeu passed by the Legis*
lature iu the pant eight years, by which
it has lost over 85,000,000 of its taxable
values: therefore, be it
h'vs'ilrctl, That the chairman of the
Board ut Supervisors of Norfolk Coun?
ty be iustructcil to appoint a commit?
tee of three oi its members and to add
thereto a committee of twelvo leading
citizens of saht county to toko such
steps as may ho lound necessary aud
appropriate to properly protect the in?
terests ot said county in tho premises,
Ili lilMil IO i ruiivfrr.
.Indgo Watts yesterday denied tho
application of ti<e l'euusylvauiu rail?
road to have the suit against the com?
pany, brought by dipt. .Inn Kid for
damages to his horses while in transit
to this city, transretred to tho l nited
states Court. Judge Watts mied ihnt
tho application for transfer liad not
. d made at the proper time, aud that
the cause must he heard in the Hu-t
I micro.) ol Mr. Johnson Tabu.
Tho funoral of Mr. Johnson Tabb,
whose death we mentioned yeaterday,
took place yesterday uftcmoou from
the residence of his brother. No. 425
Columbia street, The services were
couducted by Bey. Or, A, Ii Owen,
after which the remains wero taken
to Oak Crove Cemetery for iuter
Uolcgnicu to iIm a. a. it. I'ucamn
? IIC III.
Tho following del.gatcs to tho twen?
ty-eighth annual encampment ol the G,
A. Ii. for Virginia aud North Carolina
a ill leave for Itichmond via the Chesa
peake and Ohio rmlrond this moruiug
at 7:'!0 o'clock: W N Eaton, J W But
n r. C l> Grow, 11 K J oru-r, Charles
MeDouald, t'eter V Johnson, .lohn
Wood mau ami I' F Buck.
c iinornl <>i 'tr?. Patnisr.
Tho funeral of Mrs. Catherine M.
I'll I tu er to,.!; place yesterday moruiug
at 11 o'olock from Monumental M, I..
Church. The services were conducted
by Kev. T. McN. Simpson, assisted by
Bov, l'r. A. I", Owen, afier winch the
rcmaiua were taken to oak drove
Cemetery fur interment.
IM-aill ol 'I r. Sill I?.
Mr. Charles B. Ellis, u well known
young man, died yesterday morning at
!] o'clock nt ins late residence, iu South
I'? iturnouth. ilo was a member oi
Atlantic Dodge No. 24, K. of P,t ami
Atluutio Division, U. It. K, of P.,
w Inch bodies w ill attend bis tuucrui
ties afternoon ut 3 o'clock tiom Cen?
tral M. E.( Uurch.
niiiiasor lllniiil'M %i:ilon Miatulned.
In yesterday's issue an account of
Manager Blaud'a cancelling tho eu
gn emotit with tho Baltimore club for
yesterday beoailSe they refused to ROtlte
to Portsmouth and stop at ('tir hotels
was read with much interest, and his
action whs fully sustained by every one
who read it.
Trade secrete are scarcely over adver?
tised, but we'll tell you how we munago
to sell good, reliable shoes as cheap as
others oliarge for shoddy, sham stock,
Jacob i.oscnbauui, tho btore, 'Jlti High
If you want an toaster uecktio, some?
thing new mid deoidedly noat, call and
sco C. B. Weltou \ Co.
Befrigorstors at Crawford's.
Don't fail to coll on W. H. lioeks,
300 High street, and get ono of thoso
handsome ?.?unity, suits ut lowest ?g.tirea.
Last Night's Session ot the City Coun?
Tho City Council hohl an adjourned
' meeting last night, with thn following
member-- present: V loe-Prosidout D.
W. Ballentine in tho chair; L. 0. Brin
I Hon, Samuel T. Montague, ?. 0. Peed,
F. hi. Wonuvcutl, O. 12. Mnrdon, -las.
C. Proctor, ft. 13. QlaBsutt.F, A. Fried?
lin, Ri J. Colone.
Reports of city olliccVs wore read and
Tho Finance Committee had no re
port to make on tho hook nud lutUtor
on account of the failure of tho ojm
mitteo to meet.
The Committee ou Lamps and (ins
recommended that tho contraot for
lighting tho city for a term of tlvo
years be given to tho Portsmouth lias
Company at S'.'i> por lamp, and public
bnildingM at the rate of $1.40 por thon
?and culuo foot. Tho contract was
awarded and tho City Attorney waB ju
str noted to draw it up.
Application of Luke Boyle to have
water ruu in his houses on First street
recommended that the samo be granted
without cost to tho city.
The application of Bernard Faut'u
aud et als. same recommendation, which
The City Attoruoy, in ncoordouco
with a resolution askiug his opiuiou us
to whether tho Council could gruut
citizens the right to build porches ou
streets, etc., repotted that in bisjopiu
ion tho Council had no right to giant
such permission. The opinion was or?
dered to be placed on record.
Col. \V. 11. Stewart appeared before
tho Council and or.toudcd an invitation
to the Council to attend a hamptet of
Stouowall Camp, which was accepted
Applications of W. B. Davis and C.
H. Huberts ,V Co., to bo relieved of
rent of stall in market, was referred to
the Finance Committee.
Application to have Virginia street
paved was referred to tho Street Com?
Application of a number of gcutlo
meu to have the exclusive uso of ttio
city for telephone purposes for twenty
live years on ecrtniu conditions vvus
referred tu the Finance Committee.
A nun)tier of bills were allowed.
Mr. Colouu said that the Finance
Committee had lulled to make a report
on the purchase of a hook and ladder
for nearly a year, lie moved, there?
fore, that 83,500 bo appropriated to
purchase the Mime. No second.
Mr. Montague moved that tho Fi
nance Committee lie requested to make
a report at the next meeting, or show
cause why a report was not made.
Mr. UUrden Enid that a quantity of
tuiliug hail be n removed from the
uortii end of Filingharu street, und tho
Strei t Inspector was instructed to look
into the matter.
Mr. Montngno called alteution to tho
manuer in which the pavement in from
ot Mr. Lindsay's store ou Crawford
Btreet had been laid.
win tin lor sinlt.
Notwithstanding the auuor.nooiuont
that the game between tho Baltimore
club and Portsmouth team bud boancau- ]
celled, the. Italtimoro club came ovor
jtitt l eforo T o'clock yesterday, drove
out to the park aud returned without |
entering the grounds. Rumor has it ]
that they only did this to show they i
uero mi liami rcuily for the guiue. and
that they will cuter suit for 8100 dam
.Medina ut ( unri Street lluiuist
I'll Ii ri Ii.
I'l B weather inh somewhat interfored
with thecougregatious, but thoro has
beeu deep spiritual feelings under tbo
powerful preach;!,!: ol Mr. Martin,
io ui^ht tho ordinal.oe ol baptism will
bo administered at the close of the
sermon. The singing will bo flue.
An Inquisitive Malil.
Mr. Edison, tho groat electrician, re?
ceives many amusing letters. Not long
ago ho was startled by an epistle froui
a western damsel askiug him if ho oonld
not invent an electrical contrivance that
wouid enable her t" sco thu faco of her
future husband. ? Indianapolis Journal.
?rpetUul Motion. I
A J-i a day Newark uiau is bnilding
a porpetual motion machine. Tho $i a
day man is abbot tho most successful
norpetoal motion machiuo thu world
?Vi 11 over see.?Now York Evening
nuii'i Vim a, uro ci.
Don't tako any stook in advertiso
meuta early or dnriug tho season when
j on road of clothing mal ked down from
S20 to $10, $15 to 87.C ?, -1- to SO, and
BO ou. That will do weil enough al ttio
. end of tho Beusou m order to close out
balance of stook, otc. Wo don't believe
in loobug uiiii UillUlniggilig tho people,
wliut tho public want is fair unit iquare
dealing. Our past reputation is us
good a recommendation as wo would
want. Our stock of clothing lor men,
boys and children tins seasou is the
best and cheapest that we've cvor put
iii our store. Wo can soli you a good
nil-wool suit at 86, another at 88, 810,
?12.50 up to 825. Children's suits from
81.50 to 80, Our combination suits
icoat, two pairs nauts and cap) arc
great sellers. Wo have tho very latent
in spring neckwear, tho "Rob Roy"
tin i-i tiio newest. Call on us bo.'uro
BnasiiADKit & Anthony,
lit High streut,
New mattings at Ciawford's.
IF rOVIt HACK AC11FS,
Or yon are all worn out, really good for noth- j
iae. It Is general debility. Trv I
BBOWtPH l/tOS niirt:i;s.
U will cur? yen. clesjue your liver! uu glTC 1
? good aDDctito,
Now Purify the Blood,
FeeJ the Werves.
Take Paine's Celery
It Speedily Makes
Cures Disease When AH
In Every Civilized Laud It is
Is Used by Physicians in
lirt m Ttiousonds oi reouis
In every civili. ed coantrV pooplr urg llO'.v
takir:^ I'ntuu'e ctlo y compound.
l'umutiH employed eonsiantly indoori
e ni rt;o iru u the lung coullnemout of wiu
lar roduoeu in strength aud ne to s vitality.
'Iii? n?' l of a upriug med ino 10 veara
kmpreil > i itaelf on die attention oi a think
lug \ oopla.
nut with n la k of nroalh vnlcati o aciou
titi ? , topuraliou i enple wore at custouii 1 to
take nil sons of homo-mada couoo ion-?
aoioi- liaciuleaa, liut uouo ui a ly great valuo.
Finally, in tin i im?ua laboratory o iiari
mouth medical a liwol. Prof. Kdwarl K.
l'iolpa. U. IX. I..... !>?? discovers I the i'dr
I niuia fur 1'h:iib v celery o,o upouud. tin1
roruody th'ii has be tome llio stan I r l nervo
restorer, tdoou p irltl r aud atreugthoiier
lion our end of ire- country to the otb r
the preparation tbal st?nde unrivaled aa
i'iio Km Id's Kr?nt apt tug re ne .y
Not im \ i> tni- known to the i iu le gen?
erally to-day, but itia ti.o one remedy iu
vuiiably ordoreil t.y ihn mo.lern ? lau of
pinsi liius lu -.iii oasi a ot nervous debt it.'.
Since ibu appearance of I ainn s lolort
eomuound, whan tir-t preacrined by Prof
1 helps, tliero baa heon no ditleronce of
opinion among acientitio inou us to its un
i ivallo.l merit .
'rim report* of liio n any rnpes where this
reiinirV.ablo ro edy 1ms sam I life an-.i
restorod health, biivo nguiu and again been
given at length in the medical revlewannd
uewapapers, until lo-dai the w oleuouu ry
ia familiar witli tho power of I'abu a <-i-leiy
uouipouud over disease. More than one iu
liueutial paper loin spoken iu eil t >rial
eolnmus ol im? Kreut modern rente y ns n
remarkable Itistauceol ? a ientific dia ov?
er* . amauatinj? from ilio very btgheal medi?
cal authority, au i taken up biter by the
whole i eopli-. till to-tlav .t i- tiio n-con
ui ed remedy ot the world l?r all tor., i of
wo ikue s.
No -u. li complete agreement ol thu j u; u
Inr liallef au I professional judgement a .or
befor bappi no I
duet now. wo n the now year?that i the
s) r un ?is overhaul ug the body .mil trying
to uro sc it to i rive out disease, it i-. wi II lo
ktioa nhot to do in ordor to h ip the good
work h! ng. When the unyea counl up the
gains uud lo-a so- Ilia winter, most ever)
on.! i- sini- to lind that ho stand* in n< o i oi
a spring medi duo to tout. In up. t i iiiuko
nein r ami pu'? i hl od; and to make hi
nerves lound and vigorous. I lie marvelous
ah lit of iupidli ri i ustrueting ornt.it
in iu< of pnrifyiug the blood ?ni soiling
tired u< r e? boa woh lor I'aine'a celery
compound tho written Indorsement uf
tbotisaii a of curofii li>s. laiis.
it ia a fa t um h co m < mod on tii.it ii on
an ! wo i on ot nat onal row itatl u ami
proniluetico, educate! peoole, m-o mo
?-arerul a bat they o ij lov wiieu sick, have
? ?' tueir o?n iioeord sent letters deacril g
fully tboir permanent recovery fro rheu
inntiiiii, iioiirt weakness* sleoplo an ta, do
hiliiy. kidney troubli a aud from diseasei o.
the stouia Ii und liver.
In nil theae aaeso racoverv from - riona
' diaor lora an I the g nernl lesb'o health ibat
I comes directly from a bad ntute oi blood
and imp.lire I nervea, Paliio a eelerv o.
, pound nan always reuio od diaease aud ea
t ihllshi d health again. It begins tu i ive ita
gi cat help immediately.
TbiS la how ll ha made men ami ?'6i
com.? to Bpiak ol it a-" ??tho remedy t;.a*.
imiVe- peni le wall," I lou Klgnlflcaut plu lac
baa been rep atod so id tan from mouth to
uiutith that it ia now everywhere iiiacpapi
bly a'Ki tat d ?;tii I'aine'a eel ry co:ii
poiimi. not chly.by the phyai iana who luily
pres ribe it. I ut by t'o> Inonaaiida ..f aiiin"
people, youuj and o.d. who go foi aid . nd
Take it nowJ
Spring ueckwoar, latest atylea, at VV.
H. Heeks, 30f! MirIi street; alao tho
celebrated, fntertiational and W. H. r.
celabratod Monarch shirts, the tit,
Btylo and wear ol tnesu gauds i.'uaran
Charles If. Sturlevant, funeral di
reotor and omhalmer, ;UJ.S Ihird ?-treet,
corner Harrison. nihUJ-lm
llaby carriages at Crawford's.
\Vh.-n Baby was si k, wo gave hi>r Castoria.
When sht! was a Child, *b?>crii'd for < 'aal irla.
When aba liecame Miss. ?he etung to Ca lori t.
Wliou al.e hud Cblldl an, she gu\ v ilivu: Ciiatui ia.
i-oic i n uoi t ii \ i>\ i.it i isi;i:? i s I pukts.iioii'I'Ii ,iiivi;htim:hi:ms| i'iik i nikmi i ii a nvcHTinEffiBrlW.
SHORT?CRISP?TO THE POIMT??ND TRUE!
fSPRING SUITS!OTHER KIMBSf CHILDREN'S SUITS |
?Xb? t I $6.50 5 $201125.8.13. II &
NEXT SURPRISE $7.50 for Dress Suil (or men. black Worsted. Your choice
from the liest Spring Suits (Boys) we ever offered, $3, $4, $5, $0, $S.
M. ROSEWSAUSl, 1 ,6 and 1 18 High St., Portsmouth,
mate: in two moves.
How h Clteaa Problem Restorer! n I'ntbcv
to Hin Family.
Horo is :\ trnu story which puts airy
detective horo "f Otnboriau's Invention,
or oven t ho I a tor Bhorlook Holmes', into
tho shade. On tho 13th of March lust
Tho Sun printed, under tho heading of
"Chest is .i Detootive," th* following
hitter from n young man in Manchester,
England, who had Bolocted this, ingon
ions plan, now completely snooessful,
wo rojoico to say. for finding his lost
To tin' Editor of Th<- Sun:
BlK?Thro* yearn ago my fath? r left England,
and Its months attorward he wnt us a copy of
Ttio Hun; u1m>, n I, Itor Trom jersey City, but it
did ii"t contain auy add rann. Wo have not
hoard from talin silica and art- very anxlona at
In tho paper which he sent 1 noticed boiuo
olios* problems by comiwaani in England, mi I
thought if you would Innert consecutively tlm
lnrlcsi it pi>,ldi-m <, whlilil huvo cmposfd my
?eV, they would i?. Hkaly V aftrnct tits atten?
tion with my name being at tho top.
TU,- problemx are two movers, axpl by Insert?
ing tl? ui you would confer a great favor.
l lANiau. K Brooks.
Ham host* r. March It.
Two cht-ss problems of unusual lnerit
Wor' printed at tho same time, iu the
hope that I hoy might tall under Mr.
Brooks' eye in this country und ho tho
means of restoring communication bo*
tweeu him and Iii? T?mily. It worked
to a charm. Yesterday wo received this
Mi Hid letier from Manchester:
T.i il..- Editor <>f The stun:
Sie?on tho !M inst. ) wrote asking you to
ins) rl some chess problems in your valuable
papar with thu object of attracting the atten?
tion of u long lost fathor.
Allow me ti, .-.vpn-h-. t?. you my gratitude for
your land usalstancoand promptness In acced?
ing to my request and lor tha proniineal poal
tion you aooorded to sunn'.
I am pleased to Inform you that with your
kind co-operation simoons hon attended my ef?
forts, aa on thu 30th 11> -1. wn received from my
father a letter und n nopy of ti,,, Bun, dated
March IS, containing "Uheas iui u Detective."
Thanking you fur your Ir-im w, t abi. dear
air, yours truly. I't?;:.i.lt. Bacon!.
Tho discovory of tin- missing fathor
by menus of this clover dovioe shows
that tin idon oi thus sclenting a news?
paper as a transatlantic medium lor ar?
ranging; family matters covoriug the
two hemispheres was, to use a chess
phrase, as Bound as dt was brilliant.?
Now York Sun.
monroe doctrine in asia.
.Japan Itelieve* In the Policy of "A?lu IV.r
No observer of tho progress of tho
war in the far east doubts that tin.. Jap?
anese forces might, if limy choso, oocu
py Poking <>v that the mass of Ilm Jap?
anese people dosire bucIi a oulmiuating
proof ?,f their right to rank among the
grant military powora.
Why, thoil,OH the evo of flual triumph,
does tho mikado bold bis baud? Thu
most roosonable answorto this question
that has yet been offered is given by
Mr. Ibiiiry Norman in his "Peoples a yd
Politics of the Par Bast."
Mr. Norman sar.s that bo is able to
aver from positive kuowlodgo that tlio
Jajiniiose goveriimont has concoivad for
tho tar east o parallel to the Monroe
dootrine, which, if sho chose to annonnco
it, would be embodied in tho declara?
tion, "Asia for tho Asisttos."
To carry out that policy it is tin
donbtodly essential that Chiua should
nndi rgo rogouuratiou, but'tho regenor
ait\o process must ba started from with
iu under the influence of ?lupaneso pre?
cept and oxninplo, or it must ho forcibly
appliod by Japau at n tiino when tlm
European powers would not or could
not take advantage of a transitional
state of nuarchy to disiuombor tbo Co
lostial ompiro and distribute tbo trag
inetits among themsolves.
Tho ]ir. si ut juncture is not favorable
to tbo forcible introduction of reforms,
because tho European powers would not
leave to Japan an altogether free hand
in China It, is accordingly the mika?
do's interest temporarily to refrain from
upsi Itillg the Muutclioo dynasty and to
await n nioro propitious occasion for do
p wing it ahonld tho hopo of persuading
it t.? adopt, volnutarily western ideas
aim met hods proVO entirely dolusive.
1 lenco the rploctancoof Japan toBtrike
a blow at Peking; benco her omission to
foment insurrection in disafToctod pans
of China; benco her willingness at this
stago nf tho contest to accept terms of
pcaoo, which will leave to tbo Mantohoo
dynasty ."?'?nie remnant of prestige and
soino chance of stability.?Now \ otk
Beardsley'i New Hook.
Aubrey lleardsley is ut work on his
now Isiok, "Venus and Tannbanser."
Tho Venus of tho story is tobe a fat and
elderly woman and the TannhatiBor a
very inoilern young mun. lleardsley is
EUid to be discarding the Bltrno JonOS
Jufmnuso Influence, and aa it is on this
i that his remarkable work rusts the
I chang^o is noteworthy.?-Philadelphia
Uy U. I). Youug, Auctioneer, iu" High Bttoet.
ONE HUNDREiTaND FORTY-six
AT PUBLIC AUCTION.
The Portsmouth Land, Improvement an ? Promotion Company
WILL BELL at PUUH? AUCTION ONE nUNDKHD an U tORTY-SIX VAI.?ALE
BUILDING. LOTS ON
THursaay Evening, April IL a! 8 rifflet,
To Home Seekers and Investors This Is An Opportunity.
'1 lie., uro Iho most ntln tivo lota iu tho wholo of Park View. und this point is fast
I Doom lue tho rosidmttial centre. This propurtv immediately fronts our bountiful Naval
Park, auil it um i in- n mutter of a very short tiuio n-beu you can outor thu Hark by way
uf thi . : iportj Street ? ;o dii eol to tho ] roperty mi l oiti water rum through it. It
i- i i highest pa in und thu h ut drained iu Park view. Don't fn I to attend th'i sale.
TKIt.MH Ono-fourth cash, bal nice iu <>n ?, two aud three} onrs, secured by mortgage*
You can aocnro a map ol ilu property iroiu W. V. II. WILLIAMS, at tho Portsmouth m
burauco Ufl e and A. J. I'lll i.l.ll's. undei Oxford Hall. up7-4t
I'vi ima'* i 'm i k. i
A 11 \s i H l.oi?.i , So, !M, K. or IV,
PuRISMOItTIt, V ?., A|>iil isur?, I
1 SPECIAL COSVKSTIOIS if AI I.AM'10
A lAIIMiK, Sil Kl, IC. "i I'. ?ill Im- Im-Iii III IS
(Wednesday. AI'TKItXO?N >l MI..VtocW, (<> imjr
Mir Ihm tribute ol resavot I? our dcevMi?ed brother,
Mi i.i lodges nio Ii ilttn.illy invited lo unite uit Ii
hi oi l. i ul" Hu. ft <-.
aptu-ll VIKCilSIITSfUTT, K. of lt. and S.
nlJAI" IM! I l.l:< ATliASTK DIV18IOS, K?
i. r lt. K. uf I'., INiiUmouth, Va. Alleiill n
Mr Klilf bit: S'ou tue htreby ordered fu aaiaiable
at j.M.i- Aniiorjr Till- W. Jnesdar) AI I I l: SOON,
April In, at 2 n'i Im '- tliarp; iii full unit. I >r ? h?
I ni|.i x? of pay.hg the Inst ?ad iriliiilc ef rcaiax t lo
..in diceaeeu l>ro her, Sir Knliibl, <. ti, Lllis.
Every -ir Kmidii i- u ??.???! 10 In hrewul.
I'orteiuoiilli, li.iki.-v uiul Norfolk dlvlsiona an
frali i ? ally Invlli .1 t-> attend.
It> otili r el It r lll'NTINO,
mi K id, In Ciptuin.
< II. I.. IK i. his*,
?I>||>.|| Sir Kiil^li Becer e
Oll ii k I'outsmoctii Got lo-. MVii Co,
4 N ADJOI ItNEU Ml 1.11 M. or THE
.'\ stockholders o: the above company
?ill be bold at < ity IIii I T?-NIUHT i iVed
UCSdiil .April Ifltll. at s O'clock. Kvi-ry
atockfiol or aliould l o repreuontci either III
1 oreou or i'? pi csy.
JAS, A MULYKY,
Special For To-day.
Hot led Oats, Ic per pound Pure Vermont |
Maniplo Sugar, 15o p r pouutl; Good Table
Putter. 20o per poiiud onodo/cu boxes ot
Parlor latchos tor .'> . Uso our Sunbeam
Flour and you w 11 always I avo kooiI bread.
v. \V. in in)ins ,v cu.,
cO'J Crawford ->tr.-ot.
Eighty-five commodious an! well rur
ui-dio i ltoouis. Parlors, Private Ladies' En?
trance, and every convenience.
} Elueieut caterer and chef recently ou?
gagod. Table nuoxcelted.
i KATES?iia and t'J.60 per day; 830 and
Bpwarda pur month. Excellent hotel for
NEW DWELLING IN PAJIK VIEW.
Beven roonii und biith room: -"sTOU cash
81.U iu on Ion,; time.
.INO. L, WATSON.
\\ AM'! ;i FAMILIENTOSEI'.VE WITH
V> DINNER.* AND SUTi'EIIH .it tlietr
real'leneoa at small c ost. My table will !??
Mipi ... i with tin- bon in tin' market, a?d
n't theearlloal vegetables, etc. in season.
Tanna icasoualdo by week or mouth.
' EDWAItl) SMALL.
310 Water itroet.
I S. lid postal or cull at tho ubuv t> address.
IT'OK CLEHK OP THE MARKET, JAMES
j T. WHITEU?HBT, subject to Domo
? ratio primary. mh-s-tf
WANTED?TWO GOOD OANVA89EB9,
uiio in. In uml one t'omalo. Address
with ret. ron.ee?, til* London stroet. ap9-3t
WAVERLY, - $75 and $85
COLUMBIA. - $100 00
EAGLE, - ? - $100 00
WHAT A LOVELY TRIO TO SELECT
FROM, FINEST BICYCLES ON THE
EARTH. Ua'-SUEU ON EASY PAYMENTS.
LARGE ^To?K Ol' UASi:i5ALL OOOD3.
SPECIAL Il'SUCEaSSIS 10 CLUBS.
W. H.lle'S Gl IflSpiIllHOTO,
ins HIGH STREET,
PORTSMOUTH, - - - VIRGINIA.
Wo desire to call the attention Of OUI
t i :t.:ir ^ouerally to onr new
l ? I bilk and Uo 1 SpringDress Suitings,
at k:i ! .'i ? ueta per yard. Th. se Fabrics
. p ?! rent, less than ever before offered^
4 not orfjiiH, in Ida I; and eotora, at 50
cent* e r iard. lltiaud as Inch Screes Hen
>, storm Serges, etc., 35 and 37J cents
per jra d,
, hoai ! i :i Una of Fancy Woosteds, 86
inel es wide, It;. nuts pec yard.
Lovely India Bilks, t'. r dresses and ladies
wi iit. Ooents l er y.ird.
i; in- i.i 11. Prestlcy's Blaok Dress
. in plain und Itgurei, etc.
Anothri case ot tho-o lnr^o Marselles
S1.V2 . onii o iah, worth twice the
Wo av* t'uo clieap.-st well made Ladies'
Muslin Underwear in the rity,
A i .its for l'.uttorw.ek's Patterns.
W. C. NASH.
22? High strosk
Michigan Knrty itos j for seed, and Bar?
1 luk'd for i sting. Will unload THIS (Satur
day) MUUMNii. to ha sold oiieap by
THE E. C. JiKOOKS CO ,
March ICth. 311 and 113 High stroet.
?>Os"r'.,' , r,7;,5'c """" '? ?J < ? <? '? ?npoMlbl? for to
V/Sf /Vo^i'":;.'- rorlpdlwsUon. Chronic D?ipo|wl?Mid
? ^?Vf-^- rori.ui l.lv. -'
?Ir. R. . .
IVm-nflr, AllUmv, V:v. aitvs
n ri im ooMitton thaT?'b H/? ?SS?!?? ""v??*