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PlO?flHGlES Ot PORTSMOuTH
The Bright and Breezy Happen?
ings, Giving Zest and Vigor.
CALL TO COUNTY REPUBLICANS.
Copying Deeds. Filling up the Old
Wood Deck. Independent Tickets.
Would-be Candidates,Take No?
tice. Tbe Endot Mr. Lee's
Hot cross buns to day,
Tbe Hustings C ourt transacted no
Tboro will be u gatuo of ball at tbo
(park this afteruoou.
Tbo loboole all nave boiidnys yester
day until next Weduosday.
Chicken thieves raided one or two
places in Urigbton Wednesday night.
There was no docket in the Mayor's
Cinirt yesterday. Not tin arrest baa
been made for three days,
Tbo Portsmouth Kiflo Company will
five a military ball at Armory Hall on
Wonduy night, tho 15th tust.
Three negro women wero Iockod up
In the county jail last night for disor
cterly conduct ou the streotB.
Tho sale of tho Portsmouth Laud
Improvement lots last night drew quite
A crowd. Tho prices rim Rood.
A colored tnnu wiiose name our in?
formant did not know dropped d oud
on Godwin street Wednesday night.
The boll ut tho Catholic Church will
riot bo rung to tiny. This is tbo only
day in tbo year which it is not ruug.
Only u small percentage of tho mem?
bers of the O, A. 1!. left yesterday for
llichmoud to attend tho State encamp
It is soul that there will bo ono or
two independent candidates (er sonic
ol the city ollices uu tho regular elec?
Tho meeting at tho Court Stroet
Ilaptist Chiiroh is the only ono in pro?
gress now. Tho utteudauco each night
is very large.
After tho 17th instant no candidate
will be allowed tu preseut his name to
the Democratic Committee to be voted
for at tho primary.
1 he stockholders of tho Cotton fac?
tory after remaining together until
nearly midnight, adjourned without
lieiui the advertisement of Atlantic
3>ivisiou U. R. K. oi 1'. in which
they call attention to uu iloni thut up
peered in yesterday's puper.
Portsmouth Division at their moot?
ing Wednesday night passed a series of
resolutions on the death of Col. T. it.
Yiruolsou. They will bo framed.
Dr. M. P. Daugbtory aud Mr. B. 15.
Taylor have been elected delegates
stud alternate.) tj the 1'rtsbytery,
which mectB m Norfolk ou tho loth in?
Portsmouth Cycle Club will have a
big oyster roost at Port Norfolk to?
night. Mr. Miilvev, tiie now hotel
|iroprietor, will give tho boys a lino
There will bo some excellent Eastt r
music on Sunday iu ?II the cbnrobci.
The oburohoi that desire to huvu it
published will please eouii in tho sumo
The police have fixed the time for
their summer leave. It begins ou the
Jsi of .May uud winds up September
$81 b, During that time each muii will
have ten days.
The Seaboard Air Line commenced
yesterday tilling up the old wund dock
With dirt. The wall that now stands
on Water street will all be pulled down
?ml thrown in there,
Muj. Israel Towosend, nn old resi?
dent of this city, has been a constant
subscriber for titty years of tbo Nurlh
American Ituviow, Philadelphia. <?n
yesterday ho received u letter from
tho publishers thanking him lor Ins
i:iu tin ess und placing him ou the list
of free subscribers.
Tbo Republicans of the county havo
feiit out tiie following circular: "The
Hepublioaua of Norfolk county aro iu
cited to assemble on Monday, April
?2d, Is'.'"). at 12 o'clock in., no herein
alter explained, for tho purp- so of
electing delogates tti tbe county o.in?
vention, to be held at I'rovideuoe
Church on Tuesday, April 23d."
Hev. Mr. Leu nlosed bis meeting at
Monumental M. II Church lust night.
The building was densely crowded aud
all seemed loath to leave. [| has beeu a
decided success, nud many persons
tiavo fell tho influence of thn Gospel
under his preaching, He will leave
Jiere on Saturday lor Ouancook, Vn.,
where ho will conduct a meeting for u
WOfk or ten days.
Head the advertisement of Mr. J,
Jtoaoubanm iu another column, iu
which ho oticrs special inducements in
shoes, He claims tlmt in* expeuses
are light oinl Hint ho gives the benefit
of tho same to his customers iu quality
ttuif prico. His slices weru all made lo
i.rder speoially for tins trade. When
iu want of a pair of shoos give linn a
Some time ngu an attract society
Was formed iu Norfolk for tbe purpose
of making abstracts from deeds ou j
geoord, etc. Yesterday three nice
looking young ladies applied at tbo
fieri, ol the Hustings (.Hurt ollioo in |
lb s city and asked permission lo copy
such deeds as they wanted. Tho re
tpteat was nt once compile.I with and
thoy set tu unr;. at tho arduous tusk.
Gontlemon desiring tine Shirts can
iiow got the oelebratcd Bardenwerper
/. Dithmer brand in French percale,
Hootch madras, cheviot, pique aud
white iu all styles, made to order at
short notice. W. II. Hi BKS, solo ugont,
BOG High street, Portsmouth.
Wait for Hofhoimer'a brauoh store,
?20 High street, i'suiuua' old staud.
/Kirr Tb reo Desperat? ?sroo?.
Wednesday three negro tuen robbed
tbree stores iu Whaleyvdlo aud tuado
their cscapo. On their way to Suffolk
they tuet a whito tuau named Deoker,
who is tbe villago blacksmith. They
asked huu his business and bo told
them. They decided to kill him, for
fear he might report them, bo thoy
commenced cutting aud slicing him
! pretty badly about the fuuo and body
and left him for dead. Ho waB aftet
wards found in a helpless oonditiou
und was carried to his home. Tho ne?
groes ruado their way towards this city.
Deputy sheriff Siversou was notitied to
be on the lookout fur them. Yesterday
Mr. Siversou aud Coustablo Isham
fuuud a pistol belonging tu thoso meu
thut they had sold iu Sweet Cnnaau.
They feel satisfied that thoy will be
able to catch tho men very soon.
A ?.'?Hirt Mile.
Messrs, Q, M. Reynolds & Co., auc?
tioneers, sold at uuou yosterdny tho
old Young property, on Crawford
street, adjoiuing tho Crawford House,
Tbe property oousists of two brick
buildiugs. Tbe lots front on Crawford
r-treet thirty-two aud twonty-four
Icet respectively aud a depth of ISO.
It was said at tho sale that ouo of tbe
bouses hud nut been vacaut for fifty
yours. Tho rental umounts to $."0 per
month. Tho purobaser wits Mr. W. V.
U. Williatup, and tho price paid was
95,000 fur the property now occupied
by Miss Annie Stokes, and $3,100 for
that occupied by W. C. Brooks A. Co,
This shows that real estate in Ports
mouth is iu a good healthy condition.
Those well up in real estate did uot
think the property would bring over
TO ?' ii r I'm roil nr.
Now that the baseball season is at
baud and our route boys do not have
but ono day in tho week and only u
portion of that to amuse themselves,
they mal e a special -appeal to thoir
customers tu assist them ou Saturday
in tin ir collections by having their
subscription ready whou they call, aud
not require thnm to no calling back nt
ull hours of tbo day liko koiiio of ihetu
Imve to do. Iu order lo keep good
boys thoy must at leo6t bo uccommo
dated to this extent, othoruise guud
service cannot bo expected. The te
ipicst is a very reasonable one und can
easily bo granted. If you are uot at
home when they oall,leave your money
aud yuu will couter a lusting (avor uu
Tbe orntori? ?f ihe crucifixion.
The oratorio of the Cmciti.xon, which
will bo sung at St. John's L*,E, Church
ou tu night at 8:15 p. m., will bo a
delightful musical event, Tho chorus
will consist of :5D mixed voices, aud tho
vocalists havo been roi.eursiug sinco
January. Mrs. W. B. Slaughter, so
prauO; l'rof. \V, B. Nicholson, tenor,
and Mr. Ii. H. Williams, baritone, will
he tho lending light?, and the ren
ditioo willjbo under tho supervision of
Prof.W. U, Smith, director aud orgau
ist. Tho oratorio is a most beautiful
work aud the public are cordially in?
vited tu hear it. The music ou Sunday
will bo uf a high order.
Vurv <tucrr Indeed.
Unity, nay, hottrlj e\p rfeuoeJ, are the sen*
sat uii" ?t the dys eptic, ner uns invalid.
Ask bim, anil b will iall yon that it is ?eil
nigh impossible to describe thoin. 1'ulpita
lions ot ih be rt stisKSst?erroneously?
t it tho organ is atluto.l. bnxxiug iu the
tars, a ? uu r uiota ie lasts n ti.e inontb and
It ii gliug ?long the edges of the touguo rest?
loses, broken slumber at night,au inclina?
tion to sleep during the tiny, which die
uppeats when tho recubeut no^tu e is as?
sumed, fro |Ueut uneasiness of the stotnsch
betwrou and after meals when digestion
ought to have performed us oftice. there
ato a few sin'uu' tbe indicia of tho com
plsiuts -]? , ni removal !>? by tbe i s? of
linsiettora stomach litters, which nlno
eures nud prevent* ? bills an i fevers, bil
iousueas, cnuetipatiou. rbetintatisin, neu?
ralgia suvl kidney trouble.
Trade secretK are scarcely over adver?
tised, lint we'll tell you how wo manage
to sell good, reliable shoes as cheap as
others charge for shoddy, sham stock.
Jacob Kusenbaum, tho store, 'Jit; High
If you want an Ka*tor necktie, some?
thing new ami decide,ily uout, cull aud
see C, It. Wolton & Co.
Wire doors at Crawford's,
five Hundred Vanla of Kanter UrcN?
Usads, v. onli -J.ii., will uo nt
HnttlUtill's lil-HA, tor
nir. a i aril;
the inequality at ;ilc.; tho 20e. quality
at KJc; 1- o. chovioia at Djo?; IJ.c.
scrim at Bjc; SI kid gioves at 79c; So.
doylies at Jo, each; ?1.50 counterpanes
ot ll8o. each; 10c. ginghams at 7)i\;
SI.50 gloria silk umbrellas iur 98o,eaoh;
$1,50 eheu llo covers at '.isc. each; ?Uu.
table linens nt 37 C, aud tiie tiOo. quai
ity will go at 48o. Those prices uro fur
cash, liammill's, 320 High street.
Look for 216 High street, Bosen
baiim's reliable, up to date, shoes ai way d
gi\o satisfaction. No argument is so
convincing as low prices lor Al goods,
That's the logio by which our allocs
have footed their way into universal
favor in Portsmouth.
I.l, l\ I Mill V
elver our fresh arrivals of tint* ready
made olotbing, clothing mado to lit
and made to wear wuil.
Surprised lirst at tho
Surprised second ut the
Surprised third at tho
immknsi: \ ABI STY,
Surprised fourth at tho
Li \ v iVJacous, 'Jiki High street.
Furniture, carpets at Crawford's,
Tail shoes- I ? niii? Mio, ?.
I All kinds for men, boys and chil?
dren ut L. C. Hong & Son's, 2PJ High
street, ueU to J. S. Crawford's.
? in Pm?Ioii.
Ou yesterday Catholics observed
Maundy Thursday iu memory of tan |
institution of the Lord's supper, tlio
gri>at euobaristio saorumcnt of Iiis pre
cioub body it ml blood, so called from
the words of tlio antbom, Maudatum,
oto. (John xiii, 1M)| "I give you a new
ooiiiinuud, that you lovo one auolber,
as I bave loved you," ?hieb is snug OD
that day iu the church. Yosterday but
oiio maPH was nan), that of thu Holy
Eucharist, Diuhik the singing of the
(J lona all the bolls are rang,alter which
they at o silent tint it tho sauio part of
the mass ou Saturday, to honor tho
sileuce of our Saviour during Mi? pas?
sion. Thu repository for tbo reception
of tho saorerl host after tho procession
to day is a picture of beauty and faith.
To day, Good Friday, < brist oruoi-1
lied iR the great object that engroHsos
the attention of tho church. The paa
eiou is sung iu the ruoruing auil pray?
ers are offered up for all sorts and con?
ditions ot people, to show that nouo
are excluded from the suffrages of tho
church since Jesus Christ olVered him
seli a violins for tbo sins of all luuu.
Alter this the servico of "veneration
of the cross" follows, and the ccruuio
uies close with tho procession of the
sacrament from the repository to tho
To morrow. Holy Saturday, the ser?
vice" aro unusually long, including the
reading ot twelve lessons from tbfl <>id
Testament, called the Prophecies, ami
the blessing of the baptismal font. Tbo
Matins and other canonical hours aro
consecrated to Jesus iu His sepulohre,
't hose close tho services of Holy \V<ok,
which lead the muni to follow Jesus
through LI is passion to the cross and
liually to His victory over death ou the
joyous K?stet luoru.
Dealb ol Mr. tlilrs ciil|M!|ipcr?
Mr. Miles ?'ni| oppor, u resident of
Scottsville, iliui at the residence ot Mr.
West, in Scottsville, Wednesday uight,
after a long suffering. He was u driver
on tne street railrood for several years,
hut his bealtb failing him, he had to
give it up. Hi* funeral was conducted
yesterday afternoon from his late resi
dence in Scottsville. l!ev, Mr. Martin
presided, alter which tho remains were
taken to Oak Grove Cemetery for in?
Yesterday about 12 o'olook tiro whb
discovered ou the roof of house No.
01(3 Columbia street. Au alarm was
sounded and iu a few minutes the
steamer Virginia ,was on baud, but her
services were not needed, tha tiro
noiuu; extinguished by attaobing the
hose to a tire pine,. The property lie
longs to Mr. John Oasteen, The dam?
ages woul.l exceed 810. It originated
from a small hoy burning paper on tho
Tbo SVake Forest Collepe Club will
arrive this morning and play thu Ports
mouths in the afternoon. Mulligan,
CulUhan and Vetter will he the battery
for Portsmouth. The east side ol the
grand Maud is reserved for ladies ami
their escorts. Smokiug will not he ul
lowed in that section of the grand
I lie Mi-mil (JualiKi.
Tbo fourteenth of the Y. M. O. A.
practical talks will be uiado to night by
Mr. W. II. Fcntresu ou the ??Steam
Mr, Fentresa is a praotioal machiuo
ist und will uo doubt tell many things
of interest, tic will illustrate his tali,
by the use ol u blackboard about S by
11 (cut. All men are welcome,
Mun'l Von Uoliei is ii.
Don't take any stock in advertise
meut-, early or .luring the season wheu
you road of elotbiug marked down from
820 to SP?, $15 to I), $12 to Si'., ami
so on. That will do well enough at the
end of the season iu order to close out
balance of stock, etc. We don't believe
ill fooling and humbugging the people,
what tho pnhlio want is fair ami square
dealing. Our past reputation is as
good a recommendation as we would
want. Dur stock of clothing for men,
hoys and children this season i*i the
best and cheapest that wo've ever put
in our store. Wo can soli you a good
all-wool suit at $0, another at $S, $10,
$12.50 up to $-'.">. * bildren's suits from
81.50 to 8U, Cur combination suits
coat, I wo pairs pants au I cap) are
great seller*. We have the very latest
in spring neckwear, the "Hob Hoy"
lie is the newest. Call on us before
purcl.as.nig el*ew bore,
UrBSIiAUKII ? Axtuoxy,
111 High street.
New matting!) at Ciawfnrd's.
llaby carriages at Crawford's.
Refrigerators at Crawford's,
llmlcr Oxford Hull.
A, .1. Phillips, agent for tho cele?
brated feather bone und P, W. corseta,
Now line kid gloves, ' >tir gents' Jal.le
cut kid gloves at $1 .ire immense. Every
pair warranted. A. J. Phillips,
Those who never read the advertise?
ments in their newspapers miss inore
than they presume, Jonathan Konsoo,
of Polau, Worth county, Iowa, who
had been troubled with rheumatism iu
his back, arms and shoulders read on
item in Ins paper ahout how a promi
nont (irriuau citizen of Ft, Madison
bad been oured. Ho proonred the
same modioino, and to use his own
words: "Jt cured in?> right up." He
also says: "A neighbor and his wife
were both sick in bed with rheumatism.
Their boy was over to my house and
baid they were so bad lie had to do tho
cooking, I told him of ('humhcrlain's
I'aiu Halm and tiow it had cured me,
he got u t.tittle and it cured them up iu
a week. ?? cent bottles lor sale by all
Chatty and Newsy Small Talk of the
Day Gone By.
Mi'H Lida Maun, whu has been visit?
ing hur aunt iu Philadelphia, returned
Major llnltou, of Ihm!,Icy Military
Institute, left for tlie western part of
the State yestorduy to visit rolativea.
Mr. 11. L. West, while' calling on
some friends Wednesday night, hud
tho mislorliino to fall sit I hurt his knee
quite hadly. Uo had to remain all
night with his friends oud a carriage
was sent lor liiiu yesterday nioruiug.
Mr. W. II. Wilson 1? quite sick at his
rcsidenoo ono l'ino sir. ot.
.Miss S. M. Simpson, of Kortbump
ton county, N'. C, is visitiug tho fam?
ily of Captuiu Nelson un Muplo avo
Tho stock of groceries in tho store
recently neenpied by Mr. James It.
ilurbort wuti sold yesterday to Air.
Jos. T. Ilurbort by Mr. tieo. 1). Par?
statu lecturer of Qood Templars, W.
T. Bundiok, of lAeodmao] county, V?..
will deliver a lecture ou tetnperauoe at
Chestnut Street al, IS. i lunch to-night.
Mr. and .Mrs. W. 11. Lyon, wero re
purled to bu mnohimproved last uigbt.
To-day is visitors' day at tbe Hero
Memorial Home, hoius 10 to f>. The
Lev. Mr. Duller will conduct thn do
votioual service at !1 10. The King's
Daughters and other friends are cor?
dially invited to attend.
A ten minute session of the Towu
Council wus held last night with Presi?
dent Goo. W. .Iuui'8 in the ohair.
Tho minutes of tho last meeting wove
read ami approved.
A committee of tivo members of tho
Council wus appointed lo oouour with
a bke oommitteo of citi. cn? to asoor
tain the bent thing to do to belter tho
tlnanoial condition of the towu, Tbo
following gouilomeu were appointed
Messrs. George W. Jones, John Whit
stone, Win. Tuley, M. Miller und l>.
A. Graves, Sr.
Miss Mary Johnson, of Etyland In?
stitute, left last night for Zuui tu at
toud Hie bedside of her inuthoi', whu is
Hern- Lot I Iu Otllldliood.
Loti was an oxcoptinnnl child, not,
porhups, in those mniiifestittioiis which
lire the ground uf his family prida in
him. but in point of originality and im
agination. 1 have often talked with his
sister, who is much oldui than he. and
she is inoxhanstiblo in the relntion ut
striking anecdotes of tho child and of
the very young innu. Inventive beyond
expression, he inado games which de?
lighted his young comrades, especially
the little girls, and ho was nlroady a bo
ci.il center. Ho grouped about him those
of both BCXOBWho nourished his own in?
telligence. IIo told touching stories, ot
which his little-friends couldnoverbear
enough; ho built littlo theaters, com
posed plays ami ab'tcd tbem; he busied
hiuisolf with making collections and en?
listed the ptissionato sympathy of nil
about bim, so that tiioy took part in his
A musician at a very early ago, he
developed in tho members of bis family
ii love of tiio beautiful iu all its forms.
Flowers, landscapes, nature, Ii Hod him
with delight, and it was often difficult
to arouse bim from ucstntic ooutoinpla
lion. Ho .dreamed of a lifo other than
tho one he saw lived about him, und he
persuaded himself and his friends thai
ho was some hero, whoso part ho often
played to the vorgo of dangt r when he
had his strength or his agility to prove
ana ho thus entered on that extra- rdl
navy education whit It, unaided, ho gave
himst If, and which has made of him a
gym.nisi, oyeu an acrobat, a passionate
lover of all physical exercises.?Mo
Napiiiron'-. ItoTobastle Dispatches,
Tiiu farco was continued for some timo
longer, Mouaparte playing his part with
singular ability. Ho reut to Keller mann,
in Savoy, without tho form of transmit?
ting it through government channels, a
subsidy uf 1,200,000 francs. As long a
be was unhampered his dispatobes to
Paris worn soldi* rly nnd straightfor?
ward, although after the- passage ol tin
Pothoy began to besomowbat bombast ic,
and to abound in bis old fashioned, curi?
ous and sometimes incorrect classical or
literary allusions, But if ho were
crossed in tho least, if to-enforcemeuts
did not arrive, or if tberowore any sign
of indopondence in Paris thoy became
petulont, talking of ill health, threaten
ing resignation nud requesting that
numbers of moil bo sent out to replace
him in tho multiform fnnotions which
iu his single person ho was performing,
(if course (hose tirades often fuilod of'
immediate effect, but nt least tin of! ?ri
was made to put nil effective chock on
the writer's caroor. .
Read n century Infer in u cold and
critical light Bonaparto's proclama?
tions of tho same period seem stilted,
jerky and tnontricnl. In thorn, however,
there may still be found a hurt of int( r
siiiial sentimentality, nnd in an ng? <f
romantic devotion to ideals tho quality
of vague suggestiveiiesfl passed for genu?
ine coin. Whatever else was lacking iu
thoso compositions they hud the ono
supreme- merit < f accomplishing tholr
end, for thoy rousod tho Fronoti soldiers
to frenzied enthusiasm. ? Professor
Sloaue's "Life of Napoleon" in Cen?
A New Material i .,r snf?is,
Bunk Pr?sident?Well, 1.should think
there might tio found u matoi nil that
bnrglara couldii't drill a bolo through
and blow to pieces.
Junior Clork (modestly) ?1 think 1
know something, sir.
Junior Clark?Yos, sir. Stipposn you
coroo up and try my Wife's piu trust.??
Uotruit i'roo Press.
Hints or Kicks ? Which ? to
You can have a happy experience, coining from hints
?or a sad experience, corning from kicks. Now in
the matter <>t cleanli-jr At, ness, if you want
that Pearline gives.
Pearline lor wash
kinds of washing)
you have case, econ?
omy and safely. Is
there a hint in the fact
that hundreds of mil?
lions ol packages of
Pearline have been used, and
the sale increases? But if you
want sa<l experience, take the old
fashioned way with soap, and rub
.1 hat's hard for you, and for the
things thai you wash. It's all rub, rub, rub- in other
words, it's the experience based on kicks.
Peddlers ami some unscrupulous grocers will tell
you, " this is :is good " or " tlir same as I'carl
me." IT'S FA I.SR? Pearline is never peddled, it
your grocer sends you u:> imitation, he. honest?tend it kick, i-V JAMKS I VU B.N.Y,
bincf and scrubbing.
LLIZA?ETH CITY, N. C.
Em/.aiirtii City, N. (,'., April II. -
Mr. W. h, Xoellcr, I hu popular i > Ij u -
tographer, returned homo yesterday
with Ins bride, wbo uns Miss (Jarrio
liaruuy, also very popular here. Tbo
marriage took place, ut UamptoUi Vo,,
on t he lid iustaut.
Tbo choir ol tho Methodist ?pisoopul
Church in uow practicing nightly tor
Enstor, whou there will ho special sor
vices aud some very tino music.
Mr. Ij. M. L'ritobard and bride, Miss
Woodward, of Borklnv, Va? formerly,
returned home on the 6 o'clock train
yesterday afternoon, A Btipper aud
receptiou wero held at the residence
The Brownie Club give their nox.1
german, which will also he the last ol
tho season, ou I'riduv night of next
week ut the old armory of tlio l'as.pio
The Chio Club have decided to keep
their organization during the snmmor,
'ind will give moonlight sailing and
rowing pintles every two or three
1 ho Junior baseball club played u
practice ?uuio with u team of small
Hoya yesterday aftcruooli. Score 111 to
in favor ol tbo former. Batteries
Hi I, Leimi g aud Dawson; (trice,
Green leaf aud I'arsouu.
Interviewing Amli.Mv Car*nay*cle?
Andrew Carnegio is n small, smart,
shrewd Scotchman who uns dono a
great deal of good in tho world and in?
tends doing move, lie is p.?. uliar, tiling
Scotch. I once called on him for an in?
terview, tho subject hting ouo with
which he was familiar and I was not?
tho iron industry of the United States.
1 addressed him as "Mr Cam egy" and
gained his ill will immodiatoly. It was
a "tonohoous" point with him. the pro?
nunciation of hin na mo. With much
dignity hu corrected mo. "If you Waul
mo to sit down and tulle with you, quit
calling mo Curu-egy. Where did you
learn it. anyway? It is decidedly un?
pleasant. My uamo is Car-nay-gte?ac?
cent on the nay?that and nothing else.
It is very simple, very on?y. I don't si-o
why any olio should call mo anything
else. It is very tiresome!"
Tho interview was it success, but
gained with much wrangling and dis?
putation. 11m is irritable when crossed.
It is not sate to nsk a qnestioh. Ho
must do tho whole business of question
i und answer aud is sure to demand n
proof of the article before its publica
i lion. "This should bo.a popular arti?
cle," I suggested. "No; it must not be
a popular article," bo insisted; "1 shall
talk to tho ironmasters of America. To
speak to tho public would belittle tbo in?
terview and In little ine. [ will not have
it." Nor would be. ? New York Press.
Surf to II? the 4'iu.r.
"1 oah't tell you,"said the oxptiri
euced suburbanito in reply to the ques?
tion of bis now neighbor, "when tno
next train go'-s, tint I can tell you wiiui
your chances of catching it are."
"What aro thoy?" inquired the new
"Well, if you run as hard as yen
can," said tho experienced resident,
"you'llhave 15 minutes to wait, and if
you merely walk you'll lind the train
just pulling out."?Chicago Record.
.V Hut! Yuar Tor Bosses.
Tho Minneapolis Journal (Hep.)
thinks that "tbo situation would scorn
to indicate that this is a very had year
f .r bosses in the Empire States."
A Donbtful Visitor.
Burglar (jusl acquitted, to bis counsel)
?1 will shortly call and sea ycu at your
fj/tb c, sir.
?Very tfood.l.iit In tho daytime, please."
??oil i snnu in a i>\ i i< i im iii:x is |
\ ic < i>i v i<> il<> < :> r<i <x < . w, nur
To Mio Democrats of Norfolk Coun y
My nttontioii tins iu I boon oallod toa card
i Iguud by U W I ovnor aud others, pur?
porting to glvo an scoount ol Ilia pr. 1
uigH i>i tlx- i oi <>i iHtic prim ir; In I'leautut
Urovo March ?Ctli, IWI.V 'I bore lire uiiuiy
I good names to tlio our I, who, I Ii ?I Hiiro,
ucyi i in ion loil to ludorse .i iloctimonl will li
so grossly iiiisrepresmits both niyiialf imil
tho facti of tbu ma titig, ami who must Lav*
?iguo i w tliout ' bowing iIn purport. I si ml I
muko ii plain statement ol nil tlio.fact*. 'Ilm
mooting wiia probably t' o largi st Demo
oral i primary over assoaiblod in 1'leusnut
Urovo, Whou I m i im'i on tbo grouud 1
lounil i onspi iiotudy posted ? cunl, certified
to by Mi. It, o Stewart win b tut* published
in soiito 6r the city pnp in of tho 27th. i lie
NU Im tun o ol Hi y . ml (ix 0o1 y of ?Iii? b I
have uoti is ua follows "I. It. O. Btxwnrt,
110 certify thai on Saturday inght. Mm . b
2Hd. I whs waits ' on by a ?? iiiuiltlee, which
in ? ited in.' to a couforem-o in n bill over ibo
store of Mr. Osnrgii \>. Curling. VVIion I
arrtvod at the bull I found Mr. M. . Now
bei iin Mr. I. M Nicholas chit r in ii it or tue
111 publican party of Norfolk county, and
i. a vi oi' llftion o'bii? iistomldol. Mr.
S'ewbcrue intioduco.1 no;, nuti said I had
burn sunt for to consult with Mr, Nicht! i ,'
and ai i w were both candidates' for tho of
liro of ('ommitaioner ol lb. ? onuo. lo sug?
gest) .I t at wo w oi k t tgether aud go to ihn
Domoora'ic primary of tlio'iCtb, ami loth
?import tbo sjiiio delegates, I stntud tint
i would liku logel tin* uoinliintion. b-tt be?
ing ii Democrat I could not join with tho
Itepuhlioulis to get it, and rut re I fiom the
no . ting. '
In i oniicotioli with this > nr.I. I found Mr.
I.. M. Nivholittitind 11. ..i v mi tin. white lle
publicnus of the district presont inking mi
active p ri m caiivasaingi louimollbig and
dirocliug tbe primary, Inudtiitioii ,o thin
I bad l.e -n luforniod by Mr. .lames Stewart,
one of the pitrtiuipiiu I in tlio Saturday
a.gbt meeting, and o u or tb" delegat?s
?jbctoil by the fualoiiist-i to thu Democratic
i onveutiou, that "in 'be tuturo ho i ipoctcd
to net wiib the Ropubll ans, and i hi not
think be evoi oulu again vote n Dumo
omtic lick t in view of tb -e recltod
facts, as sooa aa Mr. J. W. Jordan, District
(hum ii,. n lei the luix tin ' to or.lei. I
rnisutt the miostion as tu who! her l.optibli*
cans and prof esse i I emoeralawho were unt?
il g with 1.1.(.it lie.in.- beul I bo ult wo I to
vote in a lie nor.iti ? pr imiry 'lbo clmir
iiin.i ri let tl at they conbl not Imiiiodiatoly
I moved that the meeting be pertomncntl.
orgnuisod by tbe election of J. \v. .lordau,
per.iiaiit.ii i-bairmau au i U.A. Wilsou.sco
rctarv, aud in cot rtea.v to .Mi. Joril n. put
t)io motion mysnlt. I in- met ting thou pro
cceded to the uominalioii of Dr. II. S, Ktli
ir?ilge, (ieorga M. Ha'lan.lJ. IV. Jordan a
de'ogatea to the Co v at ion of A i ri 1 :.tb.
Tbo ? hairu-an Mr. J W. .Ionian, pit! the
motion ami de hire I tho elu llou. in Ii i)
ninuuar the alternates aim District oncers
weri nominated, and lbs motion-, put mil
elections dtdaroil o\ th* elmriiiau. and the
n ei linii adjoiii netl iu n gnlar or i i l cer?
tify thut ! put no a otion m e the one tor
li e porliianeut orgn i/atioli. Now. if tbo
clinirinaii cbire.'tl? rnlo.l, "thai Itopubli;
i au? and profi ? i <l I aiiioot nil, acting with
ii lid in the :nt'res ? ' Hi p iblicaus. lind u ?
Ktaltdiuij hi a Dimi rati primary,:' then
this mo ting was tegular aud fair, mid
?.,t,n it tb ruling and nets of tbo mooting to
the Democratic Convention
JOHN T. WEST.
We certify tb .t the above stntumnnt of
Cant. West!? a. one tifccount of tbo pio
coeilingK ol tb- pi im ry.
J. VY, JOItDAN,
U, A. Wnsos. t eer< lar> ? It
EDENTON, N. C.
Mr. and Mrs. W. (>. Elliott returned
yesterday Irom New York and other
places, whete they bavo boon ou a
Mr. Thomas Ar mistend, of Plymouth, I
was iu town Wednesday.
Mrs. C Tnrkington is ? iiiito siek at
her homo, on Oarteret strebt.
The foundation for Mr. Jbxon's now
rosiaeucc, ou 'irauvillo street, is being
Messrs. L'rudeu, Bond and I.enry at
tended court at (latesville Ibis week.
ilrtUrn i'ii r.-'n iix.il.
These thn e wordi tell tbo whole story of
the wonderful ctir>-i l y Hood's Sarsapiirllla,
1 i? the best bluou pnrlllor and soring
Hoop's riixs have won bi^h praise for
Ihelr i rompi and effloient yet easy
SHORT?CRISP?TO THE POINT??ND TRUE T
ISPRING SUITS!OTHER KINDSf CHILDREN'S SUITS |
I 11 $6.50 o $20? 8? 82,8, Si $6,1
NEXT SURPRISE?$7.50 tor Dress Suit for men, black Worsted. Your choice
from the Best Spring Suits (Boys) we ever offered, $5, $4. $5, $6, $8. -.^
M. ROSEN BAUM. 1 16 and 1 18 High St.. Portsmouth
POIt i N'|<H l it AnVKHTIXEinEIIVtl
.'n ? i a..jir.irfji) iu tlio Portsmouth Sta*
v<;?-..t iv rtit u? that Portsmouth Divisloa
No. 15. I . I: K. o! 1? . wBi th" oldest in the ,
Ktato. I los if untrue as the writar well
km-w Atlantic Division No. 1, is the Urs*
in-, ion th t v.;-* oig.iui/ed in the State
und t in in a in tilitiy ???uditiou. Tho Porls
iiniiiili Division i? only a few mouths O d.
The followuu K?iitl. iuon are oillcora of Aw?
lautic Du Ision
II. P. HUNTING, Cap*.
i . It. WAltHF.N. First Lieut.
s T. M iM'AHI'E, SecondLhtat.
i'. H. ANDLKTON. Adm.
CT O R
BASEBALL. TENNIS AND
So? :emplele afsoitu.eat just
ariivoil, ebgunt goods, low
1 rices. 8, e Ial low prices to
clubs and dealers. Writo us for
I rieft-, we nro special agent for
this sotiou mi-l.will make prices
way donu. Send lor catalogue.
I'ulll lino of
10S HIGH STREET,
PORTSMOUTH, - - - VIRGINIA.
We desire to < nil tlx- utteution of our
li on I? an ) tbu public i-onerally to our new
hue ot Silk nnd Wool Spring Dions Suitings,
at 2 anil 40 outs per y.irJ. These KabrTos
ai n II i p,-i i i nt.less i t un over before oft'orod.
i in i orges, in lila k ami colors, at DO
ei n ts per anl. M ami Its inch Serges Hea
iii ttas, Storni Serges, etc., 25 and 3 | cents
per y* d.
i lion it. line ol Fancy Woosteds, 8(1
incl on ? tie, in ? ents p'-r van!.
i ii i-1>? India Bilks for dresses and ladles
w.i tit. it cent - i or v <rd. ,
\ II lim ot B. Prostlsy s Blaok Dross
.' iu uliiin and lijuro-, ate
Another case of tho^o large Marsellas
<.'>i It-. SI.12 . onu oioh, worth twice tha
W a I avo tlio cl eapr-st wolt uiado Ladies'
Muslin Dudorwaar In the , ity.
A:, ents for llutterw.oU's I'uttorua
W. C. NASH.
32!) Hlgb streat
Special For To-day.
Rolled Oats, Ic pir pound: Pure Vermont
Uai pie Nngar, l?o p r pound; Q'ood Tab)?
alter, 20 o per pouud; one dozen boxes of
Parlor -latches for 0 Uso our Sunbeam
Flour ami you rt 11 alwavs have good bread.
O. W. ItUDQINS <fc OO.,
S02 Crawford street.
/ tONOEIVT 11? THE KCHJBERT MALE
V_' QUARTETTE, assisted by
miss Maude hughes,
MISS tiltACE M. ltEA.DE.
R in Ball, MONDAY, APKIL 16. Reserved
seats 60o. Ails] ic. b V. M. O. A. apllnlt
JJMO. Iv. WATTON,
INSURANCE AND RENTAL AGENT,
VlfANTED -FAMILIES TOSERVE WITH
VV DINNEUS AND SOPFERS at tfaelr
r,-ni lenoes at small cost. My table will be
supplied with the hast n lbs market, and
all the earliest vegetables, etc.. in season.
Terms reasonable by week or month
210 Water street.
Send .??><! or call at the above address.
J/OU CLERK OP THE MARKET, JAMES
: T. WlllTiaiUItST, suujeot to Drmio
, ratio primary. _mh28-tf
Ulohigan Kurly Hose for seed, and But*
bauk'i for eatiug. Will nulo&d THIS (Satw
day) MOUNINtl. to he snl-l oheap by
TUE E. C. lsitOOUH CO ,
Mar. b II th. 311 and 113 High street.
\ Clitchritrr'a KnglUh Diamond Braai. *
Original an,1 <oUr CohuIhc- a.
?+\ u"iiol"V/lI'se.lfr . j&jlltSm'a-Jpt^
? Jli-anS Is BUS >MI i.,IS nlil-tUV
tes. >?? - l with siuo riltM?. Yy
Tatr- n* otfcor. ?1M1 SitAfttaut V
v ' ?. - ?,iS <r?t*,/?u. AI BrectUt?.
iii .3c. ln,uaip,r?rwsSltosUrf,Uia?*
? ci ??Hfllrl' for tadle?," ta l,(l,r,
, turn Mull. 1O.0CO TMtlnwnliUs
.1. r C'homli-ul Ca, MadJiou Bf.nre.
Bolt t>>- nil L?il Onuliu. PUUdsi., Pfc,