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is LARGELY in KXOISSS of ?u.. otb. r
taper publi?li diuEasi ru Vii rIiiiu.
lU-cueuliiu. u im Norfolk ?ml t'orumouth
i* gri-atar ti>^m tbnl of any paper published
or . ircn ate' >u the two c tlea.
.t ig delivered in Mi. nt:.-* of N irfolk ksni
bortsuiouth au.l mib ru :or in cout* a
week. > ail - b riptioas, ?.??t?Re paid.
Ftvt- Dol r- pa' '? ? ? ' l" ?'.? Dollars for ix
bioiilhs. One Dollar aud I'n'ty Ci itta for
thr*.- mouths: ami li ly Cents for ouo
uiout . , . , , ...
A.nertiH-m. UN iu-erti.1 at the rate of . >
Cen-.kaS.i v-eI'hc-i insertion: euch subse?
quent insertion ?7j Cunts, or ?>> Oenth
WHi.s in-i ? 11.' iwm . mitt uav. t'otitiae
tor? ar. not .1 owe t to cit e?.1 t' otr s| a o
or ad?srtl*e other than then laRitimato
bio-tii. e- exctpt by paying especially for
The Weekly VmotNiA's am> Carolinian.
?'gi't page*, i delivered. postaRe paid,
three mouths, 25c,: nix mouths, SOo, twelve
JatheB 11. Bokels, Comptroller of tho
Currency, has deotined an offer to bo
oomc financial editor of tho Chics^o
'Ximes-ilerolii at u largo salary.
Tho Philadelphia Times tiuds that tho
judiciary of thai city ia iu r. very much
demoralized condition, and that it is
no lougcr entitled to pttljiio ooulidenou
Tho election ol Charles Francis
Adams as president of the Mussaobu
setts Historical Socioty ree-alls tho
faot that four generations of the
Adams family have beou members of
"tVAICtl l . I. oiiu.v .
The New Orleans Picayune seems to
think that our tnopt dreaded competitor
in the futuro will be China und it pic?
tures Hint country supplied with mod?
ern machinery for spinning und weav?
ing cotton, and for extracting sugar
from the oanoih the nio.-it vivid manner.
It Bnya that China possesses the noil
and climate for thu unlimited growing
of cotton und caue, and with labor at
a few couts a day, nud skill in tho nso
of machinery and appliances, the
Cbine&e couid supply cotton fabrics
and sugar cheaper ttian any possible
competition could produce them. Tho
cotton mills ol Europe und America, it
thinks, would bo paralyzed,-aud the
beet siiRar of Uermauy would be driven
out of market, while Chinese goods
would be uold iu every country in the
Our contemporary is firmly of tho
lieliof that all thai is necessary for "the
children of the sun" to accomplish
this, is the introduction of Wot.ru en?
ergy aud enterprise, nddotl to Westum
civil cation, jnst oa the Japauese have
neiiuired them. It seems iu fact
to have made a stud}- of the situation,
but it is to be hoped that it is not as
bad as is predicted,
It would tai:o ii lon^ time for the
Chinese to do ull these thiugs, how?
ever apt they tuny ho iu learning,
Certaiuly there should be no undue
fear of ihetu as competitors alongside
Of Western civilization uud enterprise.
coI.. h Aitix. ami i an: tiiLiMi
Alt HY HI I 11 I It I'l ffl.ll .
Col. Waring, Commissioner of the
Department of Streets in -New fork
city, has gotten himself into trouble
with the Croud Army ol tho Itcpublia
because of remarks made by him ni> ml
its tue-mhei . In uii ungry controversy
concerning bis ystcni ol street oloah
ing, Col. Waring said, tlmt "able
bodied veterans c'.u-mii.i; ] c sinus ot.i
officee as their right, r.rc it lot of pen?
eion bummers," und as a consequence,
the G. a. It. in swearing vengeonoe
It was believed at t! e time that Col.
Waring's remarks had reference only
to those of the organization with whom
he hod been brought in contact in the
Street Cleaning Department, ami wore
not intended to bo geuerul iu'.their
'meaning, However, this belief I was
quickly dispelled by what followed! Iho
Commistiouc-r tayinc: "My statenii ut
conccruiug the ?rnnd Army of t bellt a
public was deliberately made, At,at
organization 1 is,iu my judgement, vll 1
itself for cash to the laira aj . at
Washington. Because of its nefar
aciiou the workiugmeu ol this ioud
are now paying annually 81 ? , 1
mure iu premiums than they ought
Col. Waring is tt veteran of the
war and holds that in; has a rigb
.npcnk as ho has of bis lute comrrl
without danger of having his i , J
to tho Government questioned, /and
certainly he hay not minced maulers.
Iu tpcakiug of the employment, of
Tet6raus iu tho department of strettn,
be said: "! novor appoint a voternn,
however good, without telliug him thnt
I do to with rep.rtt, for the reason that
iefttisot get rid of him if he proves
unsatisfactory. 11 tIi9 veterans wore j
tho men they were iu 1861 they would
bo willing to stund ou their owu feet
uud take tbcir ohntieus ou their
Upon tbe whole, Ibo Colonel docs
not appear to bave a very high opiu
ion of tiff members of Ibo U. A. I:.,
nod it im not venturing too much t.> say
that tbo'ti. \. l^. Will hereafter have n
very small opinion of him. There are
u very iiirp;o number of pooplo iu Ibis
couutry, who, while uuwilliug in join
tl o Oommissiouor iu classing tbe
veteraus us bummers, an1 yel perfectly
williug to eudorso whet Lo Im? I?1 say
about tht: workiugmau of the country
having to pay auuually 3100.000,001) iu
pousions moro I bun they ought to bo
payiug. No one objects to deserving
Uuiou veteraus necessary pensions, hut
there bus been au abuse ot tho system,
uud that abuse bas boon disgraceful ami
should not bo tolerated,
\X I I. I s IL C .1 > 1.1 A It \ X M I II.
Very litllo is Itoiug bonril nowadays
from the calamity howlers. Uoforo the
pasqugu of the now tarifl bill oil mauner
of ills were prediotod for the country
should that measure become ? law, aud
particularly was it dcolarod that tho
working mou'a wages would be reduood
lo starvation prices.
Of Inlo, howover, litllo or nothiug is
Hind on Hint hue, lor tho reasou thut
instead ol wages being lowered tin;
bave boon raised, An exchange wuiob
has given some attcntiou to this ijues
lion bas tuken Ibe troublo to compile 11
list ol the manufacturing concerns
which bave raised tbe wages of their
workmen, Iron) winch the followiug
few aretakeu: Firms lit Western I'eun
sylvanin coko dislricts have raised
wages 10 per coul, affecting 10,000 em?
ployes; Washington Mills, Lawrence,
Mus?., -1,000 employes; Fall Uiver Iron
Works mills 1 cotton goods), Full Itivor,
I Mass., 1,80b employes; North Gros
I renordnle, Conn., 1,200 employes.
1 )n .April tOtfa nil the cotton faotories
in Fail itivor, .Mass., ordered an m
crease of 12 per cent., affecting up
wards ol 110,000 employes. In Now
Bedford, Mass., an advauee ol f> per
ccut. was ordered 011 April 17th, affect?
ing 25,000 employes, ami ou April 22*1
too Quienbangond Dsuielsouville Man?
ufacturing Companies ordered an od?
vauca 111 their mills ut Dunielsouvillo,
Williamsvillo und Wausegan, Conn.,
affeoling 40,000 employes, These uio
nil extensive couoerns, aud ii space per*
milled tbe names of tho brine that
bave advanced wiircs since tho now
tariff law went into operation would bo
Bufliciout to till colutnus of (bis paper,
1'boBo hero mentioned, howovor, uro
enough to prove that tlio predictions of
"our friouds the ouoiuy" bave not been
fulfilled, und that tho purposos for
wbicb tboy were made imvo nut panucd
" Ttfllt LoVC anil lluty."
Love I 1 not love that la inou-mred l?y pelf,
Anil iluty ta more than nn.ro thinking uf celt.
Love carries tho lover to heights graud aud
And Iu Ips one to struni;l<> through depth*,
I doubt iiinl fear.
There's nothing 'twixt luve und duty.
If love must he measured !>y mere inonoy gain
And duly mean* only disappointment a pain;
If I v ? mi :ms luoruly the pleasure* of llfu
Aud nono of it.i burdens or wound-, from Its
Tlicu uelllshucss 1? 'twlxl l<iv>.. und duly.
?Philip L). blooh.
I!.- who Sows strlfi between theo and thy
Poisons ttu- eomtnouwell front whichyo both
Not .ill good lit igiibors who do not work thee ill,
Hut he who, vexed by luce, remains thy neigh?
bor at ill.
?"Wlsdi m of the iii.thuiau."
Ilr?nzu siiii u."? Pure,
Tho living bronze statues ut the New
York Casiub arc pure und modest. Tito
Now 1'ofk e.'iuts so decide, und so it is.
Tho court seems to have becti moro im?
pressed by the eminent artists who saw
nothiug wicked of suggestive about
thorn than by tb<> .stern moralists who
See Shell?, Gtieia Egg*.
It is Baid flint most ii the 5,000 horses
shipped from America to Fnfopu recent?
ly were intended for slaughter us foo<L
Electricians think litis h sign of the
coming triumph of electricity as n motor.
?New York World.
A new paralytic disenso Is culled beri?
beri. It Is beriberi bad.?Now York World.
when other people fi>-l
worm enough, i.< a sign
of biliousness, or of ma?
larial poisons ? ro is 11
furred or coaled tongue,
lossof appetite, headaches
or giddiness, 111 ul a dull,
drowsy, debilitated feel?
ing. It syour liver that's
at f.'iult. You waut to
stimulate it uud ir.wgor
, , . n!e it With Dr. Pier, e*s
? W fr Ploasaut Pellets. With
" every trouble of tbo kind,
tbc?) tiny little tilings not
like :i miracle. You caubrenl*. up suddon
attacks of Colds, Fevers, ami liifintmnu
tiore , witb tbeiii. They'll nive you 11 j<rr
niuuenl cure tor Indigestion, ConstIpo
Con. Sour Stomach, Sick Headache, und
Dizziness. They'i e the smallest, tlto pleas
antest to tub-, and the most th^iou^tily
You nullit to hi- warned iigainst tho
mal-treatinent ?>f Catarrh in tho Head,
with poisonous, irritotifii nostrums.
They rau'l cue it. Tbey (hive .1 to tho
throat and lungs. For u complete eure ot
Catarrh, toko Dr. Sage's Catorrh ltemedy.
Constantly forging ahead, always serving the people with the
Freshest, Brightest and Most Reliable Ready-to-Wear Clothes of
Standard Make at Manufacturers' Ground Floor Bed Rock Prices con?
tinually throngs every department.in the Mammoth Establishment.
The flood tide of Unprecedented Bargain Values flows on steadily.
There is no wavering of purpose, no unnecessary noise nor anything
other than the steady bustle of a lively and legitimate trade, built on
sound business principles.
W W TT
THE TEN DOLLAR MEN'S SUITS on sale this week are by far the Greatest
Bargain \ralues thai have ever been put on the counters iu the history of the house.
We'know that every cloth- $ooX?"oe*0C'ce^^ price another. The style,
in?' store in town has suits ??Cr n| w^ra a n tifw I llla^e n,1(^ unish of these
to sell ;it Ten Dollars. The SdO 1 ^L. JB Jj 1^ J$? suits are far above the
I ordinary range, and the
quality is one l
patterns are a> pretty as suits that usually command double this price. As a matter of
course we have cheaper suits at cheaper prices, and liner suits at higher prices, but we
reler to this Ten Dollar Range as Unprecedented Bargain Values, and are just as good
for the ten as one ten dollar bill is worth another.
People do say thai the YOUTH'S SUITS vre arc quoting at the Six Fifty are in
every way as good as Suits they've many times paid three and lour dollars more and
never got clothes made so o.()0(i'g??o?.?*ob.6.6?..o...0..?M0..eoS Seven-Fifty and Eight Doi
g x$*&? m?m vgss^ ? , . ? , ? .
^\ ? lars and upwards to the
M% finest Youth's Attire money
lmiihs Department al heven, ? Scan produce, and the line
not lit any anything like as well. ?K?* Jr
consists of Many Novelties at prices that only manufacturers can touch.
For ( hie Fori v-Five your boy can be clol hed in w neat looking, good, strong, serviceable
nil in sizes ranging to age Lo/l00^000*^*^*0*000^0^*00! suit, beyond the shadow of a
contains nil the value
rit (here is ever possible
> to crowd into the ()ue Foriv
suit in sizes ranging to age 10. ^?^???????????^??????????g Sllij |je
Tlie Pants are nmdeVith double | fl? 4 M K | doubt, ?
knees, reinforced scat, patent f?vjnl 1 *k i ? and me
oands and riveted huttons. 1 los c - g to crov
?5 . ; ?3O3OOC'QC:039O?C0<&'9O*C>ea<3a>e Ci
Five. Better boy s suits at Two Dollars, Two Fifty aud upwards until you have reached
the best and finest Children's Attire known to the trade.
KNEE PANTS at the Bargain Price ftoso??e???9?oo????o??eoe?? Hosiery at Fifteen Cents iu Fast Black
of Fifteen Cents ruts a dime in your rocket g M 2 First-Class Goods that counts an equal sav
when you buy them here. Tb |:'>v s ing on every pair you buy.
Neckwear in the Furnishing Goods % y ? i g g Brettelles de Paris Suspenders at Fif
Department at Fifteen Cents saves Ten ? ? ? teen Cents saves ten pennies. They are
Cents every time. ^oc?acs3?c?eo?oo<>?e*eee?? strong and well substituted for 50c. grade.
You can save nickels, dimes and quarters enough in the various departments iu buying your Furnishing Trinkets
here to enable you to ^o to the Annex Building and buy a fiat with the surplus.
Bear in mind the Clothing you get here fits correctly. Alterations, when necessary, are made free of cost, and
nothing is permitted to leave the premises unless it fits properly, matters not whether Ready-Made or Made to Order.
Clothiers, Tailors, Furnishers, Hatters,
SpsGiol Sie oi im Ssis.
Wo have purchased the stock
of Toilet Sot; or a large Importer
at about half tlioir value, *ud
propose t ? sei! tbeniou thcamo
Set* worth ? 8 60 Wtllboiold :it ? 5 09
ia oo . c so
13 00 . 7 50
?i .. .;0 ll0 .. .. .. i. io 50
" ?? ?5 0J ?.' Iii 50
Theo are nil flno Imported'
China, hu I tin- preothey are u!'
leied at nro lo?s than colt iu
1 rauoo without the duty.
i mm i no
Kos. 98 and rear ol 92, 94,
90, 98, 100 and 102
fl Pleated iron! and Lack, t>nt
ii sVe or calico, at SSueaoh.
Percale Walats, laundered, at 40c,
50c. 75,; si each.
Crepon Wi.tsts in all color*, 61. J5
\v Silk W i ii from sv*.t? s
pleta. Slop aud look :.: Iben hi
John H. Woodbury's
FOR 1HE SKIN. SCALP AND
Woodbury ?> Ks I d So:iji. while ) o-h- sring
rcniur. ablu . led dual an I antiseptic prop*
crtio* bits no peer as a Toilot Soitp.
PHIOLS Only U) couts .1 ute: ui'ual prioa
35 to 50 routs.
LAWRENCE & HOLMES',
?iSlE?iSTS. KO. 76 [HHIN STREET,
OPPOSITE ST. JAllbS Horm.,
NORFOLK, - - VIRGINIA.
and 145 Church Street.
Roll- New Matting
Rolls I.inoleums from
^4y 6oc to $i pet yard.
F" r-x' o rvi
TO S O o.
Buying for Cash. Wo Can
Eft ? '.Mi.i.V. I ..?ii.i, niamond llr-.n*.
i mmmmi fills
I ,-.'.~> Orloli it and Only <....,uli.r. a
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ff} lut. , .. .,. , , . .j,,t?, A. |,IO<,|,?
'?? I'- r r.ir barflr*," . I. ?-,
t;..0. 10,000 r?Klaoatea>
r!it. i.'."fr I ii r','. nl Co., UaiUaon Raoai*.
p,-! . ? 11.11?.!?. Pa.
1 PRRRJAWEWT CUBE
of tin ui.,t obttluate ic* Kuntaiileed In from a
io ?... day f. ut* other treat mein .? . undwltS.
;" 1.. ?*? ilUol .1,, Inu with < iibeba.
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