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M. OLENNAN. Owsr.it.
THKOinom.ATIOSOF THE VIUOINIAM
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\avtji nubliflicd iu Ea<: ru Virginia.
He circulation in NorroK and Portsmouth
i? groctar than that of nny paper published
tjr oicu ato tin the two o.tic.
,t a dalivertd iu tbe cittca or Norfolk and,
por>mouih and nuo.irb! lor 10 ceuu a ?
wtfk. Vail ? b rlptiont, iioataga paid, j
FiVa Dollar per year; Three Dollar? for mx
monthi. One Dollar mn! titty Cent- for
tlirar mouth*: an 1 1 itty Oeuts lor ouo
in on i ? ...
A<t\erliienunts> iuforte.l at tho mto or ? >
Ckvis a Sm a . K l'*lltM INHEBTlON; each aUOse
ouout iniertiou :>7} Cunth, or 6'i Ousts
?M.N IKhUTKU KrMt OTHEll HAY, 1'ontra.C
tors are not aHoweJ to ovca.-d tbair apa o
or at', evtite oliier than their Ie?i uiiato
busiurH?, except by paying especially lur
Tun >Vkkki.y Viiujismn tsn OanoMstAN,
sight p?get, I? i'.cltvoted. postage paid,
throe months, i!5c.: tlx inouth?, ??o, luulv6
mouths, ?! 1
1 nterel as ?< oou 1-eiais matter.
The Missouri Supreme Court yester?
day decided that tbe trademark of tbe
Cigarmukers' Inieruatioual Uuioa
subject to protection by law.
Tbe Courier-Journal learns that tba
scheme to put tbe amount of sugar
bounty grab into a now Republican
paper to bs started at New Orleans has
falloo tbrougb for the prcaeut.
About 100 years ago Myudert Vau
Babaiok, of Now York, bougbt a lot iu
that city for ?5,800. it sold tbe other
day for ?170,000, Tho advnnoo
price did uot do Mr. Vau Sehaiok auy
In bis latter of instructions to Min?
ister Willis at Honolulu. Secretary
Gresbani baa ruled, aud very properly,
in tba cakes of Cranston ami Bottler,
who were deported by tbo Dolo Gov?
ernment, that Americans who volun?
tarily expatriate themselves and be?
come tbe naturalized citizeus of nu
other country nro uol entitled to and
hare no claim ou tbo United States for
'JUi: W ID EMINU OF VUUatCU
When tbo eleotrio road ecrvioo was
put id operation, Thb Vibqikian sug?
gested tbo widening of Cburoh street
from its junction witb Charlotte to the
oit.v liuiits.by narrowing tbo siduwulks,
a few feat on both Hides. It the city
has an ownership of its pavement*, this
it seems would 1>.> a Bituplo mutter, aud
its extouiiou would result in yreat
benefit to thu thoroughfare aud the
owners of property.
The resolution o( Councilman Cooko,
looking to its coustructiou, is a pro
greasive step and overy etl'ort should be
mado to render it a sucucsb. Churob
atreet has a great future before it. It
will always bo tho mam thoroughfare
of tba city rnuning from eouth to
north. The owners of property ou tbo
line of its extension, bjyond the city
limits to the Indian Poll bridge, should
donate sufficient frontsgo no aa to secure
a handsome etreet, to 100 feet wide.
It will greatly euhanco the value of
their property, and it would bo well if
Mr, Cooko would embrnuo iu his reso?
lution a conference with tbe owners of
the lands in question with this object
TUE WAV IO mi ii t) A Lil t.
Kansas oity having doublet] ita popu
lation within a decade is tired with tne
ambition to reach the 000,000 mark
within the next fire years, and iu order
to accomplish this it haB determined to
make a special effort iu tho way of pro
moling the growth of ail manner of in
du. trial enterprises.
Kansas City has push, energy, enter
prise and capita), aud it need uot stir
priso any ono to hear that it has reach
ed the 500,000 notch iu the time uamed,
The New Orleans Pioayuuo, comment'
ing on the plan laid out by Kansas
City, has the following tc say, and
Norfolk might probt by tbe sugges
Thin is a bold project to be under
taken by the peopie of the city at tbe
moment that tho country is emerging,
from a great ?Dancial pauio, but there
are eenno aud reason iu this boldness.
It is only when taken at the flood that
tbo tide of hnman affairs can leud ou
to fortune, When the tide begins to
come up, thou it is time to maku ready
to launch forth on the flood, mid tu;a
the Kansas City people are tioin#,
Without doubt manufactures are ca
jsable of employing aud supporting a
greater population thau are uuy
branches of agriculture aud commerce.
The number of persons required to
grow a pound of cotton is but ?mall
compared with Ihosi? necessary to cou
vert that cotton into a yard of oloth.
jibe samo way tbe production of uny
^material, ja but tho result of a few
refciOH, while elaborate and
sious ? mast ba s&ue
turotiRh with iu ordor to transform it
into objeota of nno aud value.
"The people who woik fur vagus are
the people aliu support a city, because
they aro paid at snort intervals, aud all
their money goes into immediate otr
onlation for tbe articles of necessity
which Hiey ooDsunif. A comparatively
small number of men are required to
handle the commerce of a city, but in
oxtousivo manufaoturiog the amount of
labor required is very groat, There
cau be no oily of large population tlmt
is not heavily engaged iu manufac?
tures, and to increases the population
ou a largo scale there must bo a corre?
sponding development of manufactur?
ing. The people of Kansas City have
arrived at this conclusion, aud they
bavo set out to put their ambitious du
signs iuto execution, namely, to raise
tbo population of their city tc 500,000
iu five years."
Norfolk sbonld upply theso com?
ment, with Louciit. She baa every
opportunity to build up and to
inoreaso ber population. "The
(Ireator Norfolk" can beoome au
aocompliahed fact. It requires will
aud effort, aud progress, aud perbupa
common sense to succeed, and failure
will be duo to i ho lack of apply ing these
essentials, Kansas City seta au ex
umplu that shonld ha followed, Nor?
folk should have 100.000 populatiou
by the dawn of tbe now century.
"liBliOU a ? fr If 1.1? in thi:
i \t i . wo n NIIAfltE."
The London Stsr does not swell with
pride over the treatment dealt the little
Republic of Nicaragua by big Iiuglaud,
and says the Kocliab people are getting
"a little bit red in tbo face for shame at j
being forced to bully euoh a defeusoleas
littio thing." But hear what it says:
''We have ocoupied Coriuto, and
Nicaragua?poor inuoceut little thiug!
?is raising her uyos to heaven with
simulated indignation, and asking
'What for?" while the nations around
uro watching to awe bow much tbe big
boy's dignity will suffer iu his contest
with tbe impudent little girl whose only
strength is hor weaknesa, Tbo United
States is a little anxious, as the little
girl iu Nioaragua iu a sort of a way
lookn to her for protection against us.
but as V. s. A. opiniou inclines to the
belief that tbo beet tbiug for Miss
Nicaragua is a little spanking, sbe
.scarcely feels called upon to interfere.
1 be position is half humorous, but not
altogether plensaut for ouraelvss. In
deed, we uro getting n bit red iu tbe
face for shame at being forced to bully
such a dufunseleas littio thing."
This may have beeu writteu in a
vein of humor, but after all it is very
much to bo doubted whether
England would have adoptud the
sumo course of action hnd tho man
Hatch been expelled from France,Gor
many, or Russia, instead of Nicaragua.
Sometimes it makes a diflersnco who
one is to "go up against."
Sunset In the City.
Above the town n monstrous wheel la turning,
With glowing spokes of red,
Low In thf west its tlery axle burning.
And, lost amid tho spaces overhead,
A vague white moth, tho moon, Is fluttering.
Above the town nn azure sea 1? (lowing,
'iliJ luiie; peninsulas of shining Kami;
From opal pearl tho moon is growing,
Dropped liku a shell upon tbe changing
Within the town the streets grow strange and
And dark against the western lakes of green
Tbu hutldiuga change to tetuplus, and Unwouft*
Shadows and sounds creep In where day ho*
Within tho town tho lamps of sin are flaring,
Poor foolish men that know not what ye are I
Tired traffic still upon his feet la faring?
Two lovers meet and kiss aud watch n atnr.
??Richard Le Qallienne,
Ten llttin troublesome H?gers?
Tun little linger nails,
Pattering on tin- piano.
Scattering over the seal, a.
Clicking mid clacking aud cluttering,
Each in the other one's w vy.
What trying and sighing und crying
To teach little children to play I
To play? 1 enll it working,
When ten littio fingers like mine
Arc bumping and clumping and thumping,
And never will fall Into line.
They fumble and tumble and stumble;
They trip, und they skip, and they hop,
And just when the music i.s gayest
They ooiuo to on obstinate atop.
The Standnrd, tho now Boston daily
paper, is out fur woman's stiffruge.
An impure plaster may be
a source of serious danger
from infection. To guard
against this there should
be a guaranty of asepticity.
is strictly aseptic, and thus
can be used freely for all
sprains, bruises, or conges?
tion of the chest or throat.
Avoid f)ealrr??!io try U|.ia,t iM'toor
platter? at substitutes tor ?? AilOia. a's "
Ailcock's Corn Shields,
Allcock's Bunion Shields,
Have no equal at a relief and cure (or corns
are invaluable for impuro blood, to**
pid liver and weak stomach, j
The Low Price Banner waves over every department. The Big
Store constantly forges ahead, building business greater and stronger
by the irresistible power of Low Prices. Superior Union-Made Form
Fitting Ready-to-Wear Clothing of the most improved standard of
manufacture pass direct from the makers to the consumers without
middlemen's profit The great stock is a guiding star for fair and
honest values, and is absolutely free from Fire Sale Plunder and
Boodle Made Clothing, made under the Sweating Tenement House and
Convict System of Manufacture.
E CLOTHES BUILT ON
THE CERTIFICATE WHITE UNION
** Self-Preservation is the First Law
Bonce, it Is your duty to protect yourself and home against Death Dealing and Infectious Disease
Breeding Clothing, Manufactured under a system of Abomination, which is a Curie to Cici-uationy
Yon can do practical work In behalf of fair, healthy and Union Heady-made Clothing by ont
purchasing goods hearing the. White. Isabel of the UNITED
OAJi&WXT WOll KKltS OF All Kill CA. Demand this fac?
simile of label. This label is the Positive Guarantee thai
HuH's I'orm-fitting Ready to Wear Garments are strictly Union
Hade, and is a certificate of the United Garment Workers of
America, that all the details in the course of [construction are far
Superior in their make fiji la any Manufactwtd Clothing which
is made nniler that Dreaded Disease'tnfeded Tenement House, Swealinj and Convict System.
ATTACHED T? EVERY GARMENT MADE BY BURK & CO.
They only tell a portion of the great pric? news. The Ten Dollar Men's Suits in the Clothing Window posi?
tively stand without a peer in the clothing world. The bare materials in some of 'cm actually cAst more than we are
charging for the Suits. Another Great Slash in Prices in the Men's Pants Department. Wo.i4:rful Values in the
Three Dollar Range. Plenty of Finer Suits at higher prices and lots of cheaper suits at cheaper prices, likewise in the
Pants Departments. Stacks of 'em grading from One Dollar and moving along gradually in quality and price until
you reach the finest imported materials Pants are made from.
The East Window Shows Stronger and Better Values in Neckwear. Underwear. Hosiery, Suspenders and Neg?
ligee Shi is than were ever quoted in the history of the house. For Fifteen Cents you can get Club Ties. Band
Bows and Teck Scarfs o' quality and des gns that save you ust one dime on every one you buy. Bear in Mind, n >
Middlemen's Profits on Men's Furnishings. Nothing slow about those 15c Gauze Shirts. Nothing Common about
those 15c Fast Black Halt Hose. Save your dimes.
Silk Imperials that command Fifty Cents everywhere but here. A Silver Quarter rakes your pick and choice.
For Twenty-Five Cents the Underwear Department shows a splendid Balbrig-jan Undershirt worth Fifty, and for
Three Quarters we sell the Celebrated Scr.vcn Elastic Seam Drawers, worth One Dollar everywhere under the sun.
The Negligee Shirt Department contains more Negligee Shirts, Prettier Designs, Better Made and Better
Fitting Shirts than can be seen anywhere else. Sound Values in Sure Fitting, Fashionable Negligee Shirts, Fifty,
Seventy-Five and One Dollar.
The man that saw the Straw Hals strung up all over the store with a Fifty Cent tag on them said that the only
difference he saw in the one he had on and those in the stock was Fifty Cents. The Hat Department contains hun?
dreds of Money-Saving Values in Straw Hats. Fedoras and Derbies of all Grades of the most approved shapes and
blocks oi the most renowned American manufacture.
The Annex Building shows Strong Values in Children's Attire. Knee Pants, strong and serviceable, only 15c.
Shirt Waists of Good Moterials, well made and finished, only a Quarter. Durable Suits made with Double Seat and
Knee Pants, only One Forty-Five. Wear Resisting Boys' Suits, all wool, just the thing for boys to romp in. only
Two Dollars. Endless Variety of Better Grades, $2.50, $3, $3.50, $4, $4.50, $5 and upwards. Each and everyone
prime, good, sound, staple values, made from dependable materials. They are guaranteed for sound service and gen?
Tu our Carpet and Furni
*ture Departmeut we offer
tome speoial bargains in
now patterns of China and
Jap Mattings, oboice styles
of Linen Floor Covering?
and Linen for slip covers.
We are also prepared to
estimate for re upholster -
lug furniture at especially
low prices duriug tbo sum
M. DID i CO.,
Kof. 98 and rear of 92, 94,
96, 98, 100 and 102
50 pieces duck stripes and
polka dots at. 5 Ac a yard.
100 pieces lawn, pretty pat?
terns, worth Sc; sold at 4^0 a
50 dozen ladies' bleached
jersey ribbed undervests,
worth 12Ac; at gc.
50 dozen at 12Ac; worth
262 CHURCH STREET.
1 will oflcr
TOR bAI.E TV-MORWVW. "\J
AT A OREAT SACRIFICE,
hi thu extrtue low prL-d or
snot* well w '?ta ZO? yd TMl
r.ir? opn ituiilty, to call A
,-arlT at /
^\ ELIAS BAL.l_,//'
1:0 Main St.
WHY FRY OHE D3LLHB
tor a bottle o."
you ca.u get a bottio of out onu
Compound Exct. of Sarsaparilla
Tlio b^st known i reparation for Pimples,
Pneinl ?. l ?tter autl a?!t Ki.euiii, 1 lotcnca,
lions. Scrofula, etc.
21 Df00 as.
LAWRENCE ft HOLIES',
Dli?GSISTS, HO. 76 HIHIN STREET.
OPPOSITE KT. JAMES Uol'Ei.,
NORFOLE, - - VlIlOINIaV
OooJb delivered free to all parts of Ilia
Buy Spring Lamb
J. S. BELL'S Jr., & CO.,
COll. QUEEN AM) CHURCH STREETS
Also, wi 1 have a line dhplay of
PRIM BEIf UK. ill, ?IUI
II ON, LAUD, ETC.
Tliono 'S". Goods tlclivorcil free?
THE MISS VOGELS,
LATH "I THE
CE?L1H COKSEHVaTORY OF P1D8I6.
TEA CUE 1U Oi PI i.Nu. VIOLIN A .VI)
XMEIORV O F" MUSIC,
ACCORDING t<? "Mil- LATEST COXSERVA?
TORY Mi l HOD*.
Modern language* latiglil praClleallr ant tba
oretballv after tbe tueibn.lol tin i'.-rlin School a
Language*, w'tcteby pupils Ii am rapidly to iipeali
?a well a r. ail ami write, KIkIii years espe leuiit
aorOH? ,-i.Oiu wua 1 iu >v it . 1 I. Mam iirestj