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Tales of Facts and Points of New
Workmen Discharged From the Yard.
Work on the Port Norfolk Electric
Railroad. The Lilliputian Wed?
ding. Successful Religious
There won n alight skim of ioo yoster
day in the oouuty,
Air. Wm. White will move tu his now
?tore some lituo next iri'cli,
Ool, P.. L. Pelts, of Boy kin*. V*e? U
In thooity, visiting Mr. W, J. Rogers.
Tho Portsmouth team loft last night
for Lynehburg to play thruo games
Head the advertisement of W. N.
White in auothor coluruu and call as
The Lilliputian Wedding next Toos
day night is expected to bo quite u
Tho new ordinance in reforeueo to
market cart;?, etc., will go into client
Officer Shannon killed a mad dog on
Dinwiddie street yesterday. The aui
trial was very rabid.
Work on tho 1'ort Norfolk P.leotric
Railroad is progressing very uiculy. It
Mill soon bo completed.
Rend the advertisement of C. R. Wel
ton & Co., in which they auuounoe a
Lit made by them iu their huts.
The Seaboard Air-Lioe bad a force of
men raising their truck yesterday at
the coruer of South and Crawford
Mr. O'Noil, the bicyclist, from Nor
folk) will open u store iu P. H. Lar
kius' place on High street, in a lew
The city will in a few days put lights
on London streot, in place of those
that wero removed by the Seaboard
It in tbougt that tho congregation of
the Dffingbam Street M. E. Church ure
on u fuir way to complete their uew
liev. Dr. Qttinn returned from Wash?
ington. 1). (I.. yesterday, where be hu 1
I icon utteiidiug tho Baptist fJcueral
Tho experience meeting, which was
to have been held at Central M, E.
Church text week, i'lie Lu-ou postponed
nutil tho 20tb of .1 utie.
The ferry steamer Tain City was
withdrawn from the line yesterday to
be inspected. Tho lalizabetb was run
Ding iu her plaoe.
'1 hero will be another meeting of the
Police Commissioners to-night to fur?
ther investigate Iba lire at Craigin's
store, oil High street, on the '-!let of
A nogro man named Whim was bt
resied yesterday ut Wesl Norfolk by
Constable Adams charged with selling
liquoi without a license. Fie was com
tniied to jail for examination.
't he guuio of bull betweeu tho police
and ferrv employes will be culled
!>romptiy at :i o'clock lo-morrow.
The members of Grimes Battery are
requested to meet at ilio Armory this
evening at 7:30 o'clock in service uni?
form, no leggius, to attend the N. L.
A. Bines entertainment.
Mrs. E. O, Pcokbam and daughter,
Mho have boon visiting in tho city for
several weeks, returned yesterday to
their homo iu Washington, U, t'.
Lev. .lohn H. Gibson, of Pittsbnrg,
Pu., delivered o lecture last night ut
the Court street baptist Church on the
subject of "."Shall Wo Know i>ur Loved
< ?nes 1 hero." There was quite u largo
At a meeting of the .lames S. Thorn?
ton Garrison, hi Id Tuesday night, a
reception committee was appointed to
meet (irand Commander Norton, who
Brings comfort and improvement and
tends to peis,nmi enjoyment when
rightly used. The ninny, who live bet?
ter than others and enjoy life more, with
lo?s expenditure, by more promptly
adapting (ho world's best products to
the needs of physical I" ing, will uttest
(he value to health of (he pure liquid
laxative principles embraced in the*
remedy. Syrup of Pigs,
It- excellence is duo to its presenting
In the form most acceptable and pleas*
tint to the taste, the ret resiling and truly
beneficial properties of u perfect lax?
ative; effectually cleansing the system,
dispelling colds, headaches and levers
r.iul permanently curing constipation.
It has given satisfaction to millions and
me! With the approval of the medical
profession, because it acts on the Kid?
neys, Liver and Bowels without weak?
ening them nnd it is perfectly free from
every objectionable Bubstancc.
Syrup of Figs is for sale by all drug
gists in BOc and $1 bottles, bul ii is man?
ufactured by the California Fig Syrup
Co. only, whose name is printed on every
package, also the name, Syrup of Pigs,
#.id being well informed, you will not
Vccept any substitute if offered.
will deliver Iba memorial address ia
this o\ty on Federal Memoria! Dsy. |
Tboy mil go to old Point after him iu
a tng aud bring him up. They will
tender him ? reception at their hall ou
hie arrival hure. j
The children connected with St. Jo
soph's Academy wore giveu a picuio
iu tho Naval Hospital woods yesterday.
Paymaster Harris reported for duty
at. the yurd yesterday. He relieves
Pay Inspector Lisle us general store
keeper, .Mr. YatiBreut also reported
as clerk for him.
Dr. Lornug Cochran, who line been
visiting his ?ieter, MtB. Rov. W. H.
Rdwards, has returned to his home
aftor u very pleasant stay.
Dou'l forgot to utteud the gatno of
ball between tho terry employes and
the police force to-niorrow afternoon
at Leuguo Park. (lo uud help tho
A number of workmen woro dis
ehereii t from the Yards and llooks
DetiHi tuient of tho yard ou Tuesday
uigbt. Luck of funds was too cause of
Air. .lohu Kcarn, who was for a num?
ber of years foremau of paiuters iu
the Ooustruotiou Oupartmout of tho
yurd, has been iu tho city (or several
days. He will return to Washington
to-night, where bo now resides,
'the Street Railroad Company was
engaged yesterday putting iu a switch
ou Court street. This will euable them
to ruu the belt liuu without any delay
Lev. Mr. Webb, pastor of LtVingham
Street M. E. Church, is holding u very
successful meeiiug in Petersburg. Ue
will not return home uutil some time
next week, but will havo some one to
till his pulpit on Sunday next,
! The members of the Portsmouth At
I lanlio Club and the Portsmouth Bicy?
cle Outing Club bad their opening at
Ocean View ye-tci-dar, Notwithstand?
ing the cold, tho boys reported huviug
had a delightttil tune,
Master 1'om Robertson who was so
seriously injured while playing a game
of polo iu Norfolk about three months
ago, and whoso lifo was dispuired of
for some lime, bus sutlieioutly recov?
ered to bo able to go to work again.
Mr. W, A. Anderton, who has been
visiting Savauuub, Atlanta und Macou,
(>a., for the past two mouths, is ex
peeteil to nrrive in thiu city ou Sun,lay
uext. Ho has enjoyed his vacation very
much and speaks in glowing terms of
the Slate of Georgia,
The contractor for Beweriog tho city
commenced yesterday digging a man?
hole at the eorner of Columbia and
Crawford streets, The work of luymg
the sewer ou that Ntreet uillbeeoui
menoet) this week. All of South Ports
mouth, oust of Fourth street, is nearly
completed, No oonnection with bouses
will be made until tho preseut contract
is completed aud is turned over to the
The ice dealer* aro anxious to stop
delivering ice ou Sunday, and all those
who are engaged in the business ex?
cept two uro willing to work until
midnight Saturday so us not to have
any Sunday work. These two will not
sign uu iigieoment to stop Sunday
work, 1 he Mayor has been requested
to issue an order prohibiting ice wug
DUB from running on Sunday, He will
look into tho mutter uud give them an
answer before Saturday, so that tueir
customers can bo notified,
(?Into Snintliril Olli.
Yesterday morning about it o'clock
8OU10 unknown person threw a brick
through the window of Mr. P. J,
Priedlin's .-tore, on Eftiugbam street,
and smashed a 1 urge plate, glass. The
noise was hoard by Mr. P, A. Friedlin,
who sleeps upstairs, directly over tho
window that was broken, He waked
ms father up uud came dowu stairs,
but uo ono could bo soju, I ho uoisu
of breaking glass was beard tor
some distance. This is the seoond time
the same thing has heuu done in u
short Bpace of time and is no doubt
done with the intention of robbery ii
no one opoeare in a certain time, but
on both occasions the noise has been
heard aud the parties wero frightened
a ititr Itiufr.
Kouio lime lust year a negro named
.Tames Copeland was sent to the peni
teutiary from SufTols fur an assault ou
a white lady. After being there fot a
sin rt while ho made Ins escape and
nothing was benrd of bim nntil u few
days ago,when lie was eeou in this city.
Copeland, in order to keep the authori?
ties oil of him. writes 11 letter, dates it
Portsmouth, Va., April 1-t, 1895, and
i?no ? it lo a negro sailor und requested
him tu mail it ut Barhadoes in iho
West Indies. It was directed to Jailor
Siverson of the county and in 8 he
makes threats nbout what be intends to
do when be returns, This is all a blutT,
Copeland did that to keep the atitlion
Ites off of him, but Mr, Siversou will
soon have him in tho arms of the law,
as he knows thai bo was in Portsmouth
und was seen only a few days ago. His
little scheme did uot work very well.
The letter horo postmark of May i'ith.
The officers will bo ou tho lookout
A "hit," a very palpably "hit," ba?
been stored by our spriug Hats. C. It,
Welton .v Co., Twin Stores.
Baby carriages at Crawford's.
f Levy \ Jacobs aro tho sole agents
for that great walorproof Middlesex
suit. Ask to boo it.
Our merchant tu tot department liae
proved a great Mioeusa this season,
tiivo use trial. Levy A Jacobs.
Lovy .V Jacobs do not humbug you
with semi annual improvement and
alteration sales. They only advertise
facts. Bear that iu mind.
Children Cry foe*
Arreainfa I'robnbln 'Iurdrrrr.
Yesterday a uegromuti named llonry
Poole, who wus ut work for tho Sea?
board Air Liuo at Woodbury, N, 0?,
on ttie Tar Ktver road, Btrnck Mr.
l'roatou Sykes, a section master, on
tlio hea? with ii piece of iron and (rao
tnreil bit skull so badly that hu will
die. Pool? thou inado ins escape. A
i warruut was sworn out for him and was
j givou to a gontiotnati named Griffin,;
I who Htartoti fur Portsmouth iu search
lot tho negro, thinking that lio would
1 come Una way, oud ho was not wrong
I iu ins supposition. When ho reached
Newjiim's I'oolo stepped un tho train.
He was recognized by Mr. Porter, ono
of tho Seaboard Air Line employes,
and when the train reached Kilby'a he
telegraphed to Portsmouth to huvo a
! man at the depot to meet the train. A
message was sent to Chief Tynan, who,
in Company vi it Ii Deputy SoertlT Siver
iou, of the county, was iu waiting.
The Warrant was hauded to the chief,
who slapped his man on the
shoulder an ho .stopped from
tho car and told him he was ins
prisoner, The man was surprised, but
before the warrant was read to bun he
knew tho jig ?au up. On luiug carried
to the station bouse lie was searchod.
and a 41 calibre pintol was foiliid in tlia
pocket. He will lie tarried buck to
Woodbury as 6oou as an otticer comes
Itttbberv ??? tliti < nuniv.
Some timo during Tuesday night
thieves eutered the store of Mr. Wyntt
on tlio corner of Columbia street ox
tended and Cook street, and carried oil'
about Sl?i) worth of groceries, eta.
There must hare been a gaua ol them
and they must have had n carriage of
some kind to carry off onch a quantity
of hltliV and so luntiv heavy articles.
There is no oluo to the perpetrators of
Unit Ulli: III I lit) I im Ii IV
Sunday afternoon a tua.i dog passed
through the farm yard ul Mr, \V. S.
Wilkius, at Olive Brauch, und bit one
of bia dogs and then slatted lor the
obildren, who were playing iu tin
?ard, and would have bitten them, but
foracuioicd man who worked on tbr
farm, who tucked up a hue uud bit tbo
dog ami kiionket) imn down, A party
then pursued tue dog und killed him,
I niirrnl ?I lira. Horn l.illlstolt.
Tlio funoral of Mm, Dora, wife of
Mr. P.oticrt ii. Lillistou, took place
yesterday afternoon from the residence
of her hnabauit, No. 1 tn-l Washington
street. '1 be services wt-ro conducted
by ilev. W. H. Kd wards und tho re
mams wore interred in Oak Crow
Men at it ??noneiicer Ir ?in.
P.umuti Council, a well lunlt negro,
wbsuriasted at Lamuert's Point yes
terday afternoon for shooting thtotlgh
tlla window of n pat&eiigcr tram on the
Norfolk and Western Itailroad, ut
Lambert a Point, and camo near killing
one of the passengers. He was coin
muted to the county jail,
Yesterday moruing Mr. Joe Smith,
a well known resident ol Somii Poris
moiiib, wid e sharpening a hoe, aoci
dentally struck his hand agaiu-t it mid
cut a gush in the palm of tue hand sev
oral inches long,
v* li>-ii on iii<- tun Nun?,
On the rail ou a sie nihoat, aboard a !..!??
ins nine, or yaeht n. ou ti.e ioast, liu.
Utter a Stomach I i t r .< will l.e to ,ml a
re i b.e im* >i d of n?e tin; and relieving
ailment* to wnieli travel rs. in n ines and
einig a ti n- u po uliarly s .bj>. t a cap
tains, .-kl lectors, voyager? or s-ijouruar?
iu tbo tropioa and ait a o n to encounter
uiiatotiiuatad an unao usiom i or danger
ii a cli ate, should not uegleet to avail
tbom-slves ol this s.ife? ard of wo I ascer
tallied and loan-tried merit. Con np.i ion.
Liiioaaueaf, mantial ts er, m Igest on
i in-.iin .tiain und Affections of t o laiide
ami - i>nays, are among the uilmi ut i which
it o.it.I.e..to., nud it may be re.ort -i to n it
only with t our.deiii.-a lu ts rained tu I rflk-a y.
but also in it pi rio t Ircedom Ironi every
oh eciiioitble ngre liant, sinco it a rtori ol
from the p rerti mid inoai salutary -omeei.
It louateracti tbu eiitcis of uawholsomc
food aud water._
p r innrKable i iirenl KUeuiunil?tu.
1 rom tho Groton Connecticut Review.
David Lewis, who has been aiUioted
all winter by rheumatism, is out agaiu
and all duo to one of the medicines
advertised iu our columns. Alter try?
ing everything possible, he used Cham
berlain's Pain Balm, which ban relieved
him of nil i mi', from which he was a
constant bo Her er and promises to make
him tit for duty soon. We know David
hits been a great sullerer and are glad
to see hitn aroand again. Por eule by
II tili! Um Hu?liir?a.
Mr. J, H. Cobb, publisher of tho
Mirror, at Brocton, X, V., save: "For
nearly two years tho Mirror has been
publishing the sdvertieemeots of
Cbamtu tlain'a P.emedies. A few days
ego the writer was siiflering from a
bowel trouble and resorted to an old
remedy whioli did not prove eflioaoious;
finally he tried Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrleea Bomcdy and
two tlofps did tho biismesn, chucking
it completely," For sale by all drug?
Do you want your clothes to look
well on you? If so boy them from
Levy ? Jacobs.
Po you want to sbvo SI? If so buy
your wearing apparel at Levy &. Ja?
Buttermilk and Ice Cream, at Mac's.
Shelly Phosphate, a splendid drink,
at Dr. L. A. Bilisoly's.
Furniture, carpets at Crawford's,
Don'i itiisa llfttumili'a ?peclal Sale
? in* t\,-, n.
ajtl High sjroet.
I Pitcher's Castoria*. <
Tbc official ballot for Um spring else
tiotjh has beau orileroil printed by the
secretary of tbo County Electoral
Dr. W, W. Staler, pastor of tln>
Christian Cburob, will this him taka
vacation in tho monlba of Augu>t, Sep
tember and Ootobor. duriug winch
time ho will mnko au extended tour iu
the old eouutry. taking in tho Holy
A largo party of young people, under
the obaporouago ol Me-danies Ashburu
and Sargent, lett yesterday tor a trip
to Lake Drummoud.
A Game ok Mistaken Identity,?
Sergeant Ames arrested a tutu who
gare his name us Nelson l'ender, sup
posing him to ho Moses l'ender, wbo im
wanted in 1 ligeeouib county, ci. C, foi
the murder of Joseph Ituffin, ami for,
whom there is a Btaudwg reward, The
mm col responded almost exactly to
the description of the murderer, bill
when Mr.Ames took him to Ahoakio,N.
C for identification by Jim Itnllin,
brotber of the victim, he was fouud to
he the wrong person and released.
Licenses Is-.. ki>.?Marriage lioonses
were yesterday insm d Irotn Hie County
Clerk's office to the :.wing parlies,
colored: William D, Drake mid Alton
Laogaton, John NY. White ami Mary
Misan Blouut. The cereiuouy in each
iDstaaoo will be performed lo day,
Tim Uctoiikk Faiii,? \i a moetiug of
ilio directors of the SillVollt fair ami
Agricultural AssociHtiou liehl iu tho
pustoffioe huil hug it was decided after
discussion to have Hie r us .1 exhibition
ou Ootober 15, 145, IV and Irl, 181)5, ou
tho association's grounds iu Suffolk.
Aside from tlm usual features ou the
programme iho meeting doelarod itaoll
in lavor ol bicyole racing b>r both meu
ami women, iu which toe i>est amateur
ami probably professional riders will
ojuipi tc for liberal premiums, It wax
decided to issue the auimul catalogue
auii premium list in about two wed.-.
11 elaborate preparation ami careful
bosiuosa luauagemeiii can lie taken as a
lia-is, tbe OOmillK Imr will be ouu ot the
most Btioeessful in tbe bistory of the
How MeuoiiiaIi Day was OuservRI).
?Yesterday Memorial I'ay was gouer
ally observed iu S iri'olk, ueariy all
plaoea of business, iuoludiug barrooms,
closing in the altet iiooii. Cedar Hill
Ceiuotory, which bad been placed in n
hoautiful condition, was crowded lie
iweeu the hours of S.-lOand 5:30. small
groups of ladle* and gentlemen occupy
mg themselves by stiolling over the
green and closely mowed sward nu I
viewing the ilornl decorations of every
d saiga which bad been placed on tbe
graves of loving friends, About I lit)
ine crowd assembled around the mouu
meut which had been creoted by Col.
I hotuas W. Smith in honor on ins fall
en comrades ami beard a well reudered
solo by Mr. Phil. E. Buer, of Wash
Hilton, 1). t'.. Who by special request
saug "A Knot ol Blue and Oray,"
A company of ( on ederato Veterans
under cuuiiiiuiiil ot Col. Thomas v\.
-MUith attended in a body, us did
Withers' Division No; 7. r. K. K. of
P., oommaodod by Captain W. B,
Lawrence. When tho vel? disbanded
they Were addressed iu an enthusiast c
speech by Col. Smitb, lor which he
received three roll-wig cheer-. Cap!.
Lawrence took his rueu to Mr. S. P.
Holland's for refreshments, Music wa
furnished by the band of a traveling
show, which rendered their service*
ireo of charge It is us.-less to say
(hat tho band was included in tno in
vitatiou for refreshments.
Physiciana all over the world recommepu
.'aimieao I ito Cure. It has . ured thuu
nan a. wl I cure >oti. Sol I uu ur |mima
g iniu11to ^..uiiJ.u frse. FortalebyW.lt
i.ruud IteaiortnllMB (talc.
Tho greatest slaughter of line cloth?
ing that was ever ottered to the people
of Portsmouth mitt surrounding conn
try. About Juno 1st will coinuiOUOO to
make vast improvements iu our store,
i Mir growing trade and large stock ne?
cessitates tin- move. Wo will then b?
iu position to make a better display
ami show to the people ol this oity und
vicinity tha i' we auk tub people.
l'roui now on until the above date
we otter our stock ut exactly the cost
of manufacture. Will quote a few
prices to give an idea bow WO are sell?
ing during tho hi e Su is worth SJi
now 85; sous worth ?l-!, now $7j suits
worth $15,now 88_,-,i)- hu11s worth SKI
now SKI, aud so on all through our
large stock. All goods sold at this
remodeling reduction salo for cash
only. Itemember tbe ploee. Bresla.ier
& Authouy, 111 High street,
The purest and best soda at Dr. L.
l ur i in i> Wees,
One thousand yards ad-wool yard
wide tine serge in black aud col 'rs, at
half price. redno"d from 50& to 25o.
per yard, 'these goods are liuutod,
aud too must oome early to Been re
tnoui. We reduce our ladies parasols,
white, black end colors, a spec al line,
regular prices 1.75 and SLY, for this
week $1.10. All new goods. A. J.
Phillips, under Oxford Hall,
New mattings at Ciawford'a.
Wire doora it Crawford's.
Ail the choice fruits with sods at Dr,
L. A. Bilisoly's.
Levy & Jacob? bavo anita for old snd
yotiug. Pr ces, 86.50, 86, 87, j-.', $M
Ico cream soda at Drt L. A. Bi i
llofrigerstors at Crawford s,
Needing a tonic, or children who vmnt brdlo
lue up, shuuld take
BRO'.VS'S :i: :?\ BITTF.llS.
It ij pUaanat; eure? Malaria, linhgeilinn,
BUIouilsm, Liver Ceru'ilaiAis and Naunihii?
poirrsintMi ? ?? * i?v ektirkm ? vi | t??uc i?iiiiutu a nv Kit*ri?K3iKN is roiiisquc im a nvmt i'Imk.ii bsw
o ;t in for a splendid Suit h|i tu match, runiu- woith .9 (5 go
.'> Ill' for flood liUSiues* SuiU, any My'o )<i i want, worth. 7 SO
ll 0 tor on extra quality Suit. > ortli . 3 0?
7 on will bnv von ii good L'aailmere Hull, worth. Ill 00
8 nit tor a ?rat clas* Woolen ii t. worth . 19 00
10 00 takes a beautiful Woratod Ruit, north. 14 0J
? l en Child's Suit faliorl pnaia) worth .51 00
1 co tor nu alsajant I'laiu Hult (slmrl pan la) worth. 275
?> 00 btiya you an oxlra iiunlitr Child'* t-uit, worth ..... :i no
J| to lor bi antitui I laid Suit ? ?Ii, 11 p .nm i wonli .... .8 ?0
JUST THINK OF IT?-BARGAINS THAT CANNOT BE DUPLICATED ANYWHERE.
$;t 5 ror au elegant Plaid (boys') Kult, worth.9 1; on
4 30 bars a splendid I oys' Suit, worth. .' . - no
5 7ft takes sa elegant I'lnldorKI Ined |boya')Kuit worth .9in
V iKi (01 an estra quality Uovs uil rlt alyles, worth._.... || 0 1
M. ROSEWBAUSVB, 1 .6 and 1 18 Hierh St., Portsmouth.
HER WLDDING OUTFIT.
tVlint olil Man llossi Thought Site Ought
to II MV?.
1 was itnudlllg In front uf tlia Pino
Muillltnln Lumber company's sture, BltU
uio on Um upper wiitors of the Cumber
bind, when uld muu Kokk* enuie up fruui
I he Hawiulll oll tho bullt of the river anil
approached mo with soinodegree of d< ulit,
1 thought, from hU miiniier. Peeing no
one c!m< around, he bccamu easier and greet ?
im I me pleasantly.
"How arc you. Mr, Hoggs?" 1 said In
return for his .salutation. "Fineday. Any
new - up the motintitiiil1"
"I'm lolliblo like. I reckon," hr> re
tpoudod. "Not hin buppenin our way
much. Hut thai ain't what 1 want to talk
to you about, colonel," bo ndded, rchips
liiir Into the milliner of iloubl I thought 1
hail oliMirvotl at first.
"Well, what is it* Any ahootlug going
on or liahlo lot"
"lteckou not. Most uv the boys has
gone to Looisvlllo for witnesses agin thorn
uiounshitiors, ami things is rostiu soino." j
"Then what troubles your"
Ho cume tip (pilte close to mo und look?
ed over Ins shoulder to bo suro Ihoro wna
uu one in hearing d ist unco, except myself.
"Air yrill a married man, colonel:" lie
asked In ? w hispor.
"1 am not so fortunate,"! admitted,
with as iuuoh gnlluhtry of manner and us
pretty it candor us if it dozeu women had
"Then 1 reckon you ain't much know*
In on sieh things as bavin yer gals gel tilt
inn rr led?"
" Hardly," I confessed, with it smile.
"Anyhow," be said resignedly, "yon
air old enough tobe, und 1 want you to
gimme a lift."
"How do y.nj mean*" I Inquired in sur?
"Don't, git skeort," bo grinned, "it's
only my gal Susan."
"Oh," 1 said in a tone of relief. "She's
goiuiMoget married, Is slier"
"Kinder that away. I want to git some
Wedding Uxln's ami don't want to git
'em fruni the young feller in the store.
Won't you llx 'em up far mef"
"Certainly," und wo wont' in. "By tho
way." 1 Inquired, "is Siis.au your oldest
"No; she is the youngest .*'
"Isn't that rather cutting the others
?1 reckon not," he laughed. "You sec,
thoj tako alter me, and 1 didn't git spliced
till I was past 40. SllSan takes utter her
inaininy. She got me afore she was 90."
He laughed again, and 1 laughed with
him und I brew out several pieces of dress
gooiis on the counter.
"1 suppose you w ant something white,"
1 said, spreading the goods out so ho could
ECO the effect. "That will bu very nlco for
"What'I the tax on It?" he asked, with?
out touching It. showing that, he was not
versed in dry goods.
" Two bits a yard. "
"(Jccinontly gosh, colonoll" ho exclaim?
ed, starting book, "1 can 't afford no such
good* u? that. Silks and Ratings ain't fer
WS mis Hain't you got some callcof"
"Plenty of it," I said, and 1 dumped nn
armful down on tin- coiintor.
"What's this wuth?" ho asked, picking
out. II bright yelh.w piece with a red vino
trailing through it.
" That's 10 cents u yard, and it will only
take tun yards f..r the pattern."
"Tlcit'sii. ain't it' ' he Inquired, uftera
xnomenl s mental calculation.
"Gimmo that, colonel. Susan alias had
a weakness fer yaller. It kinder matches
her freckles, she says."
I cut otf the amount culled for und laid
"Now," ho said, "show me some shoes."
"What kind?" I asked, not curing to
hazard my judgment again.
"How do the. run iu price?"
? Prom fl.60 up."
"That's pretty steep fer a gal that's
been usetor goln bar'footed, I reckon," ho
mused, "hut a gal don't nit hitched every
day. and 1 B'poso I kin stand it. Jlm'll
have to buy 'em fer her anyhow utter this.
Lemma nave one uv them pa'rata dol?
'About ?evens-, I reckon." he said.
"Six Is her sl/.o in summer time, lint git*
tin married Is inaklll her kinder proud
und she says she's goln to wear Btockln's,
so yoil see, colonel, we'd better git 'em Ik
?i/o bigger lo 'low fer tho eitry."
I picked out a pair of So. 7's, neat, tint
nol gaudy, and laid them beside therollCO.
"Now." 1 said, getting ready to show
him a few other artlolea for a trousseau,
"What else lr. thar to git'." he uskisl in
guileless astonishment. "Ain't that
enough weddln (lxln's fer any gal:- Them
cost 13.60, didn't they:'"
"Yrs-. hut 1 thought aha might want
sometilmg olse perhaps."
i That remark didn't begin to express all
that was In my mind, but it was tho best,
I could do under the circumstances.
"Likely she does," bo replied, "but
It's Jim's turu to do tho buylu now. I'vo
done my sheer."
"When is the weddingV 1 inquired us I
wrapped up the troUKSCllll 1 had sold him.
"It's done tuck." ho answered uathougb
surprised at. my question.
1 was puzzled lo tho full extent.
"I dou't understand wbut you mean." I
"Tho wcddln's over," ho explained. "10
tuck place ylstlddy."
?? Itut what tiro yon getting these things
for nowf" I asked, ntoro astonished than
"Caze, uow's lite lime," ho Raid, with u
shorl laugh. "Youdon't reckon 1 wasgolu
to gii nil these yor wedilin llsiu's nforo
hnild anil run tin- rusk UV lias in (lie wholo
shootin match flash in tin- |>an, do ymi?
J hit's Htlddy and shore footed, hul Susan
gits to stoppln mighty high ami netlu
frisky when she's wi gno<i elo's on to her |
back. She takes titter her neither, Susan I
I lindn'l a word lb say, of course, hut
as Mr. Hoggs started out I handed him u 1
boll of blue ribbou mid told him .to giro It
to the bride, with my compliments, with?
out knowing exactly whether bitte ribbon
nintohed yollow calico with n red vino
trailing through it or not.?New York
A Htrategla More.
"I was in tin- theater when your play
was hrotighl out for the first timo."
" Von were there, were youV"
"Yes, aiid I saw you there too. Every?
body was yawning, and to my astonish*
men; you yawned, too, with the rest."
??| had to yawn. If I hadn't, somebody
would have suspected me of being the au?
thor."??Texas Sift ings.
AI list Hava ii SiiIiJitI Anyway.
Tho Mob (tu chorus)?Wo'ro nftet thai
xruiu, and wo'ro going to lynch htm.
Tie- Jailor- - But lie's left tow n.
Tho Mob?Well, then c've us Borne oth?
er man.- Chicago Record.
"Yes," said the corn fed philosopher,
"tho rule still holds. 12VOII the hi;<h tOW ?
erlng theater hat lias a woman at the hot ?
torn of lt."? Indianapolis Journal.
Blobhs?Why do you outl one of your
retail vi s "mint" and tho ot her "awntf"
tiloblts?Well, the other bus money.?
It Wa. I'oaalblo.
('tarn?You haven't -eon my enguge
nont ring yol, have yqui
Maud?I don't know. Wliois the manf
?Rrookl.ru 1 .if.
SKF TO IT
tlint you're not put oft
with SO mo poor sub?
stitute, whan you ask
for Dr. Pferoo's
tiolden Medical Dis?
covery, Ort it of nn
bones) dealer. As a
flesh builder a rer
t.'iin remedy in evury
disoase caused by an
Inaetivh liver or bad blood, tie-re's nothing
nls.i thnt's " juwt as good" BS thii " Dia?
ro vorv " It's tho only modieino f/i/nraa
t<eU to bnnolll or eure, or tho money is re
Hien Brook, N. C.
Da. It. V. PtEJtCB: Dear Mr Twelve
months ago I was hardly abi- to work at
nil, suffered from nervousness ami weak?
ness, had a bad cough, I can work nil tln>
tone now nod have u good npm tlto. I liayo
rralned twelve pounds since taking tna
"(jolden Medical Discovery " nnu leu I tliut
it's all due to thr- "Q. M i> "
Biet ITeadacheanri rollere all il.e troubles (net
dent to a bilious state of tin. ayar-tm, such ns
Dizziness, Nausea Drov.-sineM, Distress i.fi-r
eating. Pain ia the Side, &c While their mosl
ruie.ar-.abie success tm-. been shown hi curing
Headlteho. M-t f'iltrril, I.itti.I l.tVKR PlLLS
are equally valuable In Constipation, curing
ami preventing this annoying complaint, while
they ulsn correct all disorders of tho stomach,
Rllmutate Ilic hr.r und regulate tho bowels.
I.veo if they only cured
AeliA thay would be nlimeit priceless to thorn
who anffer from this distressing complaint;
but forluaatoly their goodaem does not end
here, and those who once try Ihcm will find
these Utile. i>i!ii valuable In so many ways that
tht-T will not bo willing to do without them,
liui after nil sick bead
fs tins bane of so many lives that here Is where
fre inaUe our great boast Our pills curr it
whili- others do not
t'AiiTxu s bn-ri.E f.ivsR Pilus areverj small
and veryeaay to lake cue or two pills make
u dose. They nro strictly vegetable and do
not gripe or |iur?-e, hut by their gentle action
8leave all who use them. In ?inls nt i'l cents;
vo for $1 Sold everywhere, or sent by mull.
CAII.52 MSElCI.tS CO., Hew York.
Small Fills Small Base. Mfe.
\ ... GuiMKB BlTTgav, 1 B
May Kith. :s. 5.?
a HMBLE AT TUB ARMOBY. in beb*
. 'i vie nniforill. wltll WiiUtboltB.
no e K'"?. ?t .10 |. m., TUW
. Ii ur- ay ) EVKM no. to utteiiti the
N. L. a. fillies' entertainment.
By onicr ui ( . It warben,
Captain < 0) niuntidlng.
J. W Ih.i . First :-os;c.?iit. mylO-It
Special For To-day.
On d (linger naps. 0c per pound; good,
oyster < i i kors, i.c per poun:l; Kino Kvap
or . u > A|n Ii a n )i r po Jti'l ? aliforuta
Prunes, e or pomia one dozou boxes Of
l nrlor Meto bei for n.
(J. W. IIUDGINH & CO.,
80. ? Irawford streit.
LOOK at this:
\ VVHEn\Y?U SflTjijS FRONT f?Rlt
? AIN'T WE IN 1T1"
Three Biggest Sellers,
Three Best Wheels Made.
Hsu.I for OUl n-.> ? , uta ocue.
Coat you tiutliing but a posWl,
Ills ill ;ll STBEliT,
ASH PURE PARIS GREEN.
Guaranteed Mire death to potato bug?.
i at bottom prices by
THE Ii. C. BROOKS COMPANY,
E AND RENTAL AGENT.
Portsmouth's Summer Resort,
MR. MATT J. Ml LVKV. tuo well known
caterer of tLi- city, lia-i Itasmi thu HOTEL
VKBNUN Cars will ruu every half hour ou
Buturdaj and Sun lay. hi ery thing tiret.e.ass
I or enjoyment, comfort and pleasure come
at all iiona to the Hotel \ornou. where
everything ivi I bo kept iu season to supply
tin: ..Iii t tlie bar. au.i nod to the comfort
i I * litots and guest9. Hotel is now open,
\\ ' a.VIT.P?IWMll.li s TO SERVE with
> ? DINNERS ami si?'l'KliS at their
reeiJenren at small oost. My table will be
mm lied with tlio best in the market, ml
ii ! th e.irlie t rege tables, etc., in season,
lei ms reasonable by wai k or month.
EDW RU SHALL,
210 Water street.
St;i! postal or call at the abovo address.
SPECIAL SALE-^WHAT BARGAINS.
Big Wi low l'.o ker, only $1.50: largo Im
pi i e i Runs. lie to 79e. Look at these
pri cat Mattings i at sell for 16c, 90o, 300.
30e per yards our price, He, tue, ifie ami 18e,
ui 26- 300 Conntv street, city. ?
TBSV Willi ATjia HIGH STREET.
Mo [iiotte H $1, worth S>1..*0: largo
tigs', worth ?5, our price, 93; flno
I n Klowerj. Ribbons, Laces. Embroideries
and White Goods, .hint domo beautiful
i'omis (Muslin) tor Curtalus. ;oo our Cur?
OE?. S. HELL, Agent.
We are giving away thOBe fine articles of
furui nie whi h ? ou eeo displayed in our
wiudow, tor every ca-ih pin chai>o you wilt
ru eivo coupous. Come in and got our dr
? nlai o explanation.
We have just re eived the largest and
most Oomplete line of Ladies' ? luslln Uu
I derwear o ho fonn I in either city. Tim s,
goods ire of rate manufaoiiuo ana the eoU?
' t rate I 1 ck st tch b:an !.
French Organdies. Ginghams, etc,, Whlto
Goods of e.ory di ecription, Embroideries,
Shir: w ists. .mo. Lull lino or Gent's Fur
nulling*. Gents' Rb.ck and Konoy Hnl tugs
I hv the Mir.I or made to order, aud a lOVafy
I line of Spr.ng Pamtingj,
* W, G. NAS?&