Abbreviated Notes of Many Im?
portant Transactions of a Day.
A Eandsman Overcome by tbc Heat. '
Fin:d $11.75. The Reckless Cus?
tom of Drivers of Vehicles
Comniontetl On. Super?
visors and Railroad.
Gnce Lodge 1. O. O. F. elects oflioers
to at* lit.
Manager Brady went to Petersburg
The police are ou their rounds after
Ku'gbta ot Dixie will elect oQioers
Read the advertisement of ? XI Uolea
In another column.
The Norfolk County Court will ad- ,
}oora for iho terra this week.
Thore was nothing bat oivil bnBincee
traai>acted in uuy of tba courts yestor.
Th? t-'ity Council will nieob to iuor
row tiigbt to wind up tbo year's busi?
Saaside Lodge carried n large crowd
ou their excursion to tue Capes last
A aurabor of people go over to Nor
Xolk every day to boar tbo Pilot-Mas
Tbo Presbyterian Sunday Sobool
J.fdd tbetr annual picnio at Virgiuiu
Tidewater Lodge I. O. ?. F. will
civo an excursion to Old Point and the ,
i'apot July 17th.
There was an excursion from Lewis
ton, N.C., yesterday, which returned
Lome again lost night,
Ouu drunk was all that thero was
registered at the statiouhouso laut
?ugh! and one assault in the county
Atlautio Division, U, lt. K. of P., is
making an effort to givo a picnic at
"White Uall some time during no.it
Tbo Portsmouth team arrived home
lust night. Tbo boys will no doubt be
Luttouholed to-day to know the cause
ct their defeat.
Tba Cattenhoad property which was
advertised to be suld was withdrawn
yestsrdny, the mouey having been
jmid to satisfy tho claim agaiuit tho
The Portsmouth and Konuokc teams
r ill play in thiB city for the noxt three
ei-iys, Tho Koanokos have |baeu
atronsthencd and will no doubt put up
a good game.
Tbo negro boy Koch, who threatened
to shoot another negro and stopped a
vornan was fined $11.70 and was bound
<iver to keep the peace for six mouths
t>y Justice Hotter,
The board of Supervisors will meet
to day at 1 o'clock to consider the
rnilroud question. The oouimittco will
liold ft meeting tit 10 o'clock to formu?
late their report to the board.
Tho Bunday School excursion that
Trent to Shaw Springs Tuesday did not
fet in until 11:15 o'clock ut night,
?caused by a hot box which caused tho
train to have to Iny over for au hour
?. :.d a half at Boyktns,
Mr Q M Reynolds was limping yes
tcrdny from an accideut he received ou
3 netday night at Ocean View, It
? earns that be trod upon a piece of looso
timber, which tilted and struck him,
bruising him (liitte badly on tbo leg.
A negro bandsman that i-umo here ou
an oxcur.iiou from Lloanoko wits ovcr
temt with the hont yestorday aud was
moipletely knocked out. Ho was car
f\sc\ to the bomo of some colored peo?
ple, where proper restorative* woro
lien Henry Kyd Douglass, lion .1
Claronce i.aue, George W Smith, Jr, .)
irwiu Pituor, KB Loose, of lingers
t iwn, fdd, aud Kev W S Iloye, of Heit?
rer Dam, Md, directors ol tba Port
Norfolk Lnnd Company, arrived in the
?-ity this morning aud went at once to
Port Norfolk.wbere a business meeting
The manner iu which some people
<1rive through our streets is dangerous,
and especially at this season of the
jo.ir, when so mnny children aro play
lug in tho streets, YcBtordny after?
noon tliere camo near being u serious
accident on Washington street. A
tmckmtin came driviug ut full speed and
fnroo within a few inches of ruuuing
uver some boys.
Ai BO'clocK'I'lila Ittornlna We Bruin
Onr ma-Siimiiier said mill Mtiull
Pinea Um Following itituuiii?
on Our Cull u Co ri tn be
One lot 7 nnd 8o. calicos will go
while they last at lie. a yard.
Ouj lot tine summer ginghams,
worth 12|0.| will go while they lust
Ouo lot tine French Organdies,
worth 25c, n yard, will go at l?;e. (ex?
One lot Japanese gilt draperios,
former price 4Ke. n yard, will no while
they lust, at 19c. n yard think of the
Ouo lot outing olotbs, beautiful
styles, former pure 10 and 1- e, will
j o while they lust at 7|c n yard.
One lot figured suteeiiM, former price
32}c, will go at Bjo a yard.
Ouo lot crinkler I very pretty j, former
price 15o, will go whilo they Ja.nt at N>o
One lot ladies' embroidered hnndkor
Chiefs, former prioo '2i>a, will go while
, they last at 10c each.
Sale begfna promptly at 9 o'clock.
?\Ve shall include iu this sale our eutiro
?tock of tnblo linens nnd napkins. Come
rarly for the choioo things, Ilummill's,
?J? High streoL_
What's tbo good of anything? Noth?
ing?unless it is nn umbrella this
Weather. Tbo best are sold at C. K.
JVelion A (Jo's.
ft lull Nrtaoitl t'omuieucciuein.
The scholars of the High School held
their cloeiug uxeroigps last uight at
Ktru Hall. Thu buildiug was densely
packed. 'I'he sight was a beautiful oue.
Thu graduates eat upou tbe stage; also
the uieuihurs of thu school, aud all
seemed happy, Thu exercises con?
sisted of the fallowing programme:
Prayer.Ho.. J. T Uosann
M late..Orphean Orcbest. a
salutntoriau . Mr. Norman lt. Hamilton
S?)o.m - i lav :m Mart u
Ktscr.Mis* Nellie immoue
Mi :?()< M. Pauline llarrisou ami .Marth.i
recitation.Mis- Adelaide Etberadgo
Eaaay.Miss I elta H. I.eavitl
Solo.Miss Lena May Kdmonds
Valedictorian. .Miss Laura A. HutohilM
Presentation of Diplomas by Judge Nillmui
M. I Ol lloCK.
Benediction.J- V, Kos ?an
Tho followiug were the esBays writ?
ten by the graduating olass. wbiob
were read: "Should Girls Take a Col?
lege Course?" Miss Laura A. Hutchius;
"Is tbo World a True lleflecttou of
Oua's Self?" Miss Adelaide Etboredge;
"Tho Novel aud Its Influence," Mias
M. Punline Harrison; "(iraduatiou,
What Next?" Miss Lorena Alien;
'SSbakospearo'a Works." Miss Nellie
Simmons; "The Virginia Woman of
To-day," Miss Lelia K. Leavitt; "Tue
Future of tho Public Schools in tbo
South," Mr. Norman Rond Hamilton;
"United States Government," Mr.
Edward U. Porter.
During tho exercises a olass song,
which was composed by Rev. Mr. Kon
uurd. was sung with a great deal of
foeling and was greatly admired,
't'lio Ice Pss.lts.cea
Tbe ladies are making tbe greatest
effort to make the loo Palace a suooees.
Tbo attendance last night was fair, but
owing to other big local excursions and
a concert tbe crowd was not bo large
as it should have been. Those wbo did
attend wore well pleased aud were
greatly refrusbed. It wus an art enter?
tainment. The pictures wero arranged
iu a largo frame. Tbo Portsmouth
Maudoliu Club rendered some good
music. Tho following pictures were
1. Faith, Hope and Charity.
2. Margaret at the Spinning Wbcol.
3. Reverence, or Early at tho Cross.
. \ Angel's Whisper.
/ Liiiiuing Angel.
r \ Courtship iu High Life,
D< ( Courtship iu Low Life.
6. Simply to T hy Cross 1 CliDg,
7. Charlotte Cordsy.
Tuesday night Mr. Walter Webb, a
brakemau on the Seaboard Air-Lino
freight, bod bis foot badly mashed
while coming iu on a late train. Ho
was unable to attend to business yes?
Yesterday during the picnio at Vir?
ginia Heooh a Miss Weston, of this
city, wbb knocked down aud was run
over by a party on a bicycle and had
bcr arm I a.sly sprained. She was
brongbt to ber borne. Dr. R. F, Mo
Murrau was called iu aud made her as
comfortable as possible.
I Irriloii ofplfMnrrsu
At tbo regular meeting of Soaeide
Lodge No SU, K of P, held Tuesday
night,the following oUicere woreulectad
for tho ensuing term: C 0 llailey,
chancellor commander; S S Johnson,
vice euaucollor; Walter H Stroud, prel?
ate; M 'i ay lor Mayo, master of work;
Georgo L Sleight, mastor-at-arms; J A
Wood, inner guard; U O Woodloy,
ll.-mli Ol im I 11 11l 111.
Mr Wm Q l'arker lost by death yes?
terday morning his little infaut'son
Carroll Gabriel, aged three mouths.
Tbe little one is now united with its
mother, wbo died about two months
ago. Mr. l'arker was in Now York at
tbu tune of tbe death, consequently tbe
funeral had not been arranged yestor
a orii of KqitiiipisiB in? Cotton i-'ac
Tbe stockholders of tbe cotton fac?
tory bavo commenced work to equip
tbe factory so as to have it in operation
by Jan nary 1st, 1895, T be lessees met
yesterday and decided to buy $10,000
worth of liouds of the company, which
tboy will doposit ns socurity for tbe
faithful performance of tbe contract,
5,000 yards nonpareil fast black dot?
ted ami figured line mulls,never before
sold for lose than 12 cents and 15 cents
por yard; our price, 5 ceuts. ?.Oil?
yards fancy dotted Swiss, beautiful
designs, regular price 25 couts por
yard; our prioe tij cents. Come early
to secure first choice. A, J. Phillips,
1202 and 1201 High street, under Oxford
Messrs. Lovy & Jacobs beg to an?
nounce to tlio ptiblia that in connec?
tion with tbair immense line of men,
boy and cbildreu suits i which they are
selling nl cut rate figure* . tbey 'also
carry a large line of night shirts, neg?
ligee shirts, bathing suits and Sweet
Orr overalls. Romember tbe place.
Levy .v Jacobs,
200 High street.
"Many of tbe citizens of Rainsviilo
Indiana aio never without a bottlo of
Chamberlain's Cough Remody in the
bouse," says Jacob Rrown, tbo leading
merchant of the plaop. This Remody
line proven of so much value for colds,
croup and whooping cough in children
that tew m.other.-i who know its worth
are willing to bo without it. For sale
by all druggists.
One hundred rolls new matting re?
ceived to day. N out, handsome patterns
very cheap. Call to see it. t'arpets'
rngs, oil cloth, etc., at J. S. Crawford's
Children Cry for
'I lie niCTCtr llurui.
Tbe bioyolo races at Port Norfolk
were fairly wull nttoudcd yesterday. A
uuuibur of whoso names were down on
tbe programme did not go iu aud
olbern dropped out before thoy bad
finished. Tue riding of dim Kidd and
bis wife was excellent aud was highly
appreciated. The followiug entries
wero made: j
First Kaoe- One Mile Novice: Harr,y
Yuhu, J. L. Vanderbury, Chan. Good
mau, II. K. Puuue, .1. Anderson.
Audersou oauie iu first in '2:41 j, and
Yohn seoond in 2.42}.
.Second Knee,llulf Milo?Woodward,
F L Sehnde, \V S r'urgcrsou. It was
won by Schade iu 1.12,.
Third Kaeo. Due .Mile Tandem ?II T
Piouardsou aud Charles Goodman. F Ij
Schade and W S Furgereou. It was
won by thu latter in '2.40,.
Fourth Pace, Hue Mile Open?W W
Staylor. 2.31; F I, Sohade, J.IiU.
Fifth Paco. T wo Mile Lap?W W
Staylor aud W S Furgerson. The 1st
Sixth Race, One Mile lleudicap -
Harry Yohn. W W Stavlor, 2,31; F L
1ST Boutbaru Associated I'toas.
WASHING ion, June '2l?.--Commodoro
Bunco's Naval Secretary, Lieut. Mar?
shal secoud gratia and Liout. Peary
Garst have been found qualilicd for
Secretary Herbert rocoived a cablo
gram yesterday announcing that Com
maiidur lilugeno \V. Watson, of the
Kauger. which lias boeu at Guayaquil,
Ecuador, biucu Juue l.was seriously ill.
Tbe dispatch oumu from tbo executive
officer of tbe Kaugor wbo gave no fur
Commodore F. V. MeNairwaa to-day
appoiuted prondeut of tbo Naval
Examining aud Retiring Hoard, to suc?
ceed Conimodora Bunco.
Tbe gunboat Castiuo loft Lauren ?
coniarquee, Mo/.ambiquo, today for
Cape Town, ou her way to rejoin the
South Atlautio ttout at Buenos Ayres,
having completed her mission to tbo
east coast of Africa and Madagascar.
Tbo Montgomery arrived at Port
Liman, Costa Rica? yesterday.
The coast defeneo vessel Amphitrite
Iisb been attached to tbo North Allan
tic Bquadrou, with orders to report by
teicgrapb to Commodore Hunco to
morrow for instructions.
vuiuiii.il- <uy Hftu i:?iii(u ut Auction
Mosers. G. M. Koynold*. ? Co., as
auctioneers for V. G. Cnlpepper and
Georgo A. lirooks, trustees, will sell
to-day, in front of tbe Courthouse
door, two lots of city real estate as fol
1. That lot of land with improve
ments situated on tbo caBt side of
Green street, near its intersection witb
2. That lot of land witb improve
ments on tbo east sulo of Crawford
street, between lv>ueou und London,
For other particulars see advertise?
ment iu this itistie.
Tho directors of tho Port Norfolk
Laud Company, from Ilagerstown,
.Mil,, held u meeting in Portsmouth
yesterday,'with Gen. II. Kyd Douglas,
provident, iu tho cbair. Tuo treasurer,
J, Clarence Laud, reported having
uaid Mr. A. Skeeter 822,000, the liual
payment ou the proper. The managor,
M. W. Mason, reported tho demaud
for lots on tho increase and the pros
pect very bright, owing to certain
movements of tbo Southern railway
and improvements lately made in tbe
vicinity. Tbe directors, after a pleas?
ant trip to Fort Norfolk, returned
borne on tbo evening boat very much
impressed witb tbe bright prospeots
for tbe future.
a Mourtlcss Nurse,
Tuesday afternoon a negro girl who
is employed by a Mr, Lacomte, in
Brighton, was attending to a ltttlo
child who was fretful ou account of
being sick. During the absence of tbe
child's mother the negro poured a but
tlo of toothache drops down tbe child's
throat aud cumo near killing it ut once.
On tbo mother's return sbo found tho
child iu convulsions und is in a critical
condition. Tbe negro left for home
and failed to return. Such nurses
should be severely punished.
A Sclioosser ltnl>bc-tl.
Capt. Wm. U. Coston, of the schoon?
er Dolphin, now loading nt the North
street dock, reported at police beud
quarters yesterday morning that his
cabin ?as entered by thieves Tuesday
night and two suits of clothes and two
watches stolen from him while be was
asleep. Tbe police are working on tbe
oase. _ _ _
?uii stm iin- Work at Iteuiodolins
Wo aro actually sacrificing the bol
auce of our stock of clothing. Tbe
trouble is, tbo sizea uro all broken; no
regular lots, but wo might just have
the si/.e yon want. If wo have, there'll
lie no trouble to sell you. We have
about .r>0 do/.ou shirts we'ro closing out
at 65a pair, worth from SI to Si.<r><>.
They are mostly all largo sizes and
worth twtco the mouoy we'ro charging.
Broslaner a Antbouy. Ill High street,
socoud door from Crawford strcot.
BROWN'S IRON BITTERS
oures Dyspepsia, In?
digestion & Debility.
Sometime ago 1 was troubled witb
an attack of rheumatism. I used
Cbamborlain's I'ain Palm and was
completely cured. I have sioeo ad?
vised many of my friends and cus?
tomers to try tho remedy and all speak
highly of it. Simon- QoitDBAUif,
San Luis Hey, OaL For aalo by all
i Pitcher's Castorla* ,
nil! is'mii III ADVKHTl?i:*H N ?*9
SPECIAL FOR TO-DAY.
1 m- lieft?! Ittro. To. four pounds for 98o;
on ? pi und Uhu I I'm huiI two poilU '? miKur
tor :i c blno Vron n s.ur.iiues. 10c par box:
I ukoil Beuna, per mo. lienieinbrr, if
you ti?.' our .- utiheain Flour yon will ultraxa
Imvo good brea I.
C. W. HUlXJlNd * Ot).,
ttO'J i unioi.l MlroeU
Mrs. Harnh 1\, wile of Jobu T. Law.
ronco. diod at tbo residence ot her linn
baud, No. 012 Fifth street, yeaterday
morning, iu tbo 39th year ol tier age.
Tbo funeral will take plaoe to morrow
(Friday) afternoon at I o'clock from
tbo ubovo residence.
Mrs. I'riecilla Bidgood, wife of James
0, Bidgood, died ut tbo residence of
bur husband in XauHomoud county ou
Tuesday, the 25th instaut, iu the 58tb
year of hor age. Tbo fuueral will lake
plaoe this afternoon nt :i o'olook from
tho Churohlaud Litptist Church.
Tho fuueral of Mr. Win. ti. I'arker'a
little son will take place this ufleruoou
at 5 o'olook from tho residence of his
parents, No. :tin> Court street.
Funeral <>f BIr?. i ii/nbrth 'i inn.
Tbo funeral of Mrs. Eli'/.abotb Mur
den took piano ynstorday from the
residence of bor husband, .No. (iO'2
Queen street. Tbo services wore con?
ducted by l!ev. T. MoN, Simpson.
The remains were interred iu Oak
Or ore Cemetery,
THREE TIMES AND OVER.
fcumuutlc Story of Two Lurm Who llutl
Difficulty in (Witting Spliced.
Lewis Brifcht. aged 70 years, and
Mm. Harriot Mathers, aged 89 years,
were married recently at Coluiubtut,
Ind., aud connected with this event is u
peculiar and romantic story.
Away back in tho early liftios there
lived in Hio western part of this county
Robert Heudorsou aud Thornton Bright,
aud each reivrnd families. Mr. Bright 'a
eon Lewie oallod upon Mrs. Henderson's
daughter Harriet. They became engag?
ed, t)tit hud a lovers' quarrel and sepn
rated. Soou fcfiw Lewis married a Mis.
Starr und Miss Henderson a Mr, Jonen.
In a short tinin each lost their compan?
ion, and tho old spark uf love was to
kindled, uml they found themselves
once more ongagod. The day was sol for
tho marriage, and the wedding guests
were iuvitod, but again came another
quarrel, which sot luside the proposed
Afterward Mr. Bright married a Miss
Cooper, und Mrs. Jones married Miss
Cooper's brother. Loath having again
robbed thwin of wife aud hutdnuid, tbuy
again became quite friendly, nnd a
mutch Was almost made; but, us usual,
another quarrel dispelled their uniou.
This time Mr. Bright married a Mrs.
Stott, and Mrs. Cooper married Mr.
Mathias. In a few years they aguin
fottud themselves made very lonely by
the death of their companions. Mr.
Bright began to cast longing glances at
bin former old flame, und they were met
With favor by her, the result being the
patching up of their differences and
their liufil happy union after thme pre?
vious iueffectuul attempts.?Cincinnati
i AN AGED VEGETARIAN.
A Freach Centenarian Who IIa? Kevei
?Eaten Meat or Touched Wine.
It will be good news to vegetarians
that the French lady who is probably
tho oldest apustlo of that dispensation
in tbo world, Mine. Chevillard of Vil
legardin, in tbo Younc, has just cele?
brated her huudrodth birthday aud is in
the best of health. Hor only utlmout is
a> slight deafness, und beyond this she
haa never been sick in the whole course
of her life Mine. Chevillard is a stout,
intelligent old lady and lias won the
respect of hor neighbors aud friends. So
inurkod has bceu this respect that u fete
was giveu in her honor at Villegardin
ou May is, tho anniversary of her birth.
This was attended by every uiiu in tho
A~s a vegetarian Mme. Chevillard is
utio of tho moat consistent in tho world.
Hor family did not believe iu the auti
meat theory, but this elderly dame nev?
ertheless h:is been committed to u vege?
table diet all hor lifo. Not only haa she
j had a distaste fur umtt. but her positive
dislike of tho appearance of it has been
so strong that nil early attempts to in
I duoe her to taste it were fruitless.?
Now York World.
The Now Woman'* Shoei.
Tho new woman will UOt black hor
own shoos. No one bus discovered that
quicker thou the bootblacks. According?
ly a sign in w to the stn cts is springing
up in various parts of tho city. One in
out lino is in process of construction oh
a basement window in Wabash avenue.
It reads. "Ladies' shoe polishing a spe?
cialty. " Down below stairs cushioned
chairs stand in n row on a white uuir
blo rostrum, Dainty brass footrests uro
placed in front of tho chairs, and the
whole is coucealeU from tho male por?
tion of the establishment by a fancy
Japanese screen. The place is not far
fiuru the Woman's club and is near the
Chicago \V< man's Exchange, the N-> n
day lb rI nnd tbo new Suburban club
for women and promises to do a good
Madame is tho natnoof a now Londou
ff*\>kly far women.
When Baby war. sick, we nn.ro her Cn'tcrla.
When aba win a Child, aho cried for Castorfs.
When she became Miss, aho clung'to (Worin.
Whan aho had Children,aha guv-etheia Castoria.
I'cilIIMUil HI ADVKHTI?B,nKI'K)i !'<> It l s it ill a II \ IH III 1 INJ; H IM I I fUIK'1 StlOII I'H ADVtJIfrilKSJRHI-l
WE'RE the most talked about and busiest Clothing store |in the city to-day
. Can't help but be so. No matter what your wants may be, we stand ready
tosavc money for you. Suit for best occasions. Yes, $ioor as much higher
as you want. $15 gets very superior.
As fine and good clothes to-day for $10 as formerly for $15.
It's wasting money--to pay $10 or $12 for Suits sold by us $5 and $6.75,
It's wasting money- to pay $15 for Suits sold by us for $10.
It's wasting money -to pay $20 for Suits sold by us for $12.
Never mind if they do say it hurls trio business to sell at lower prices.
The wonder of the town. It's not understood how we do it. It's done.
As wonderful prices in Boys' Clothes. You needn't pay more than $5 for Biggest
and for smallest Boy's Suit.
You'll hardly believe it can be. A Man's All-Wool Suit, $5 and $6.75.
The proof?see it. Bei haps the very suit you have seen some one else wearing, and
took it for $10 or $12 worth. Was bought here for $5 and $6.75.
M. ROSENBAUM, 1 1 6 and 118 High St. Portsmouth.
]7*OK HUNT TWO NIOK HOUSES ON
South Muldlo street, a i plv 11. L.
PAOU St CO., lib High street. ju '2'
170It KENT Homo No. ISOa WaahhiKton
htreet: hol and 00I1I wat-r bath, et?:
excellent locatiou: rent ntoiloratn Apply
uext oor. ISUO, S. I.. UUKKOI (illti.
j^Oll KENT OH HALF.?HOU8K NO 101
Middle ho etil, ni?hl roomx. bath, sewer,
1 fHti.ot raugo u>t u i inotlerii eotnenleucn?;
Ibroo minims' walk 10 ferry. AUo toi* aale,
Bvo in o In n 10 Cottnce I'laoe. ou liua o(
oropoacd electric ma 1 Appiv tu It. M.
IMtOOKS, li.i llic.ii street, 1'oiiiiro.oiitli, Va.
?1 III' E. 0, BROOKS CO ,
11:1 High Htioot. Portsmouth, V?.
Wh uro glvinc nwsy thono due articles of
furniture which >0U eaa displayed iu on>
window, tor cvcty ra?li ptn ohase you ?iii
ro eiro eouponi. Conic iu ami i;ot our cir?
cular Of OX|>laUlltlOll
Wo have just received the lar^m'. and
nm-t eompleto Iimu or Ladioa' uualiii u10
derweai 10 ho foim 1 111 either olty. 1 1 .? <>
gnuilH uro ol thio iiiauuUoliito and the colu
I rute.i l< ch stitch braud
1 ranch oic.ihi.1ioh OluuhaniH, etc., White
Ooodi ol oiery deaoriptiou, Embroidti ion.
Slurt Waists etc. I nil lino ol Kent's Pur
uiablugs, Oeuts Black anil Fancy ttiiiliinrs
bv tlio yur.l or made to 01 dor, and a lovely
line ?1 Sprint; I'allltiugi.
W. C. NASH.
t'i'f Ulgh rtroot.
IiiK Willow Ho. ker. only tl.fiu large Im?
porte 1 I!1..-- 4'Jo lo 7*0. Look at 111. so
prl. ? s: MuttlUKB that tell for 15c, JUo. '25o.
;iuc per yard: our prioa, Sc, lUo. IBc and 18c,
my38 !tl)G County itrect, city.
G?TOloio at 7 p. iu , Saturdays eicoptcd
AT 215 HIGH STREET
Toucan buy or KT a IN POLES, with brans
trimming, at 16c: Val Lacei irum 10 up om
yard widel'ero?le, worth r.'ioat llc;Cuallii,
ic |n-r yard. Uhoapoai Itibbons in lliu city.
L?(jhoru Hats cheaper than o?. r befora.
Ol.u. is. HELL, Agoui.
Uy (1. M. HevnoM? A Co., Auctioneers.
QALEOK VALUABLE ItEAL KSTATI2 IS ]
THE ClTV OK POHTSMOUTO.
Pursuant to tlio following doi d of trust,
ot record iu tbo Clerk's oiHeo of the i mitt
ot busting* Tor the olty i>t Portsmouth, Dim
evented by Mary V. Hu nt aud btlnbiitlil,
dated Juno 27tli, IHW. unit recorded in deed
book 117, I'iiko "in. an.i tlin other executed
by Anue K. linker, aud hu-band. etc.. ilnteil
December 3d, 18.H, and retorueil in deed
book <I8. page 73, aud at the request ot ilio
belli iieiary in Maid d e.lH named, we nlmli, on
THUIIHDAY.TUK ?.'.Tin MAY OK JUNK. IfWi.
at 13 o'clock in . ill front ot tin co irtlioiisa
door hi ski.I < ity, hi ll ior eash tlia following
l THAT CEitTAIN LOT OK LAND, with
the bull i iii;h au> iiuproveuiouts, begiuuing
at a point tut tbo has) it...: ? .i? n tic. t
?^-i leet thri'i' inches kouIIi tiom the Kouin
eaat inleree tiou oi llaco and Omni stnot*
thence South along tlio Baal ?ulo ot iircoH
strori Uii feet, thoiicu KuSt lilt lo t. tl.otii'o
North fill feet, thonce Weal \H leet. thoiico
North tit) root, and thrneo West 10U foot lo
J. THAT OEltTAIN LOT OK LAND, with
tin, luiildings ami Improvoiuente, beginn!dk
at a point on tlio ICaat aide of < raw lord
?treat, fifft leet North from the Northeast
int. r.i . tu.n or (,'iiesu Hud i rawford street!,
thence Kant HH lei>t. thence North 'J." leet
7 luchen, thence Went 71 feoi to n point
nrhieli ia till 1-4 fa I troni the Month Hue of
IbiH lot, tbaitro continuing West 34 feet tu
i latrford street, and thoiice South eloug
the Kast side of Crawford t-trort t'i the be?
All the above property Ihm nice buildings
und Improvement'* llioruon, and mi. a
l nod lu.iiicuineiitu to purchasers.
V. u 01 Ll KPPEIt.
QBOKUK A lilttlUKS.
O. M. REYNOLD A CO,i
If von w .nt PUltK niiAOKBEItlty .II IOK
and UUKKIE'U PURE MALT WHISKEY call
El JOKIS'. (lomei Middle and coumv sis.,
where you will Und a lull supply, my31-1 m
"ITtOIl BUNT?No. 523 First streot, i?louii,
JP *,(U per month; no. Ti\ Crawford at.,
fJ2.M per mouth: No SitO High St.. dwelling,
SM per month No. :iOD l lliwiddie hi., dwell?
ing- -v6 per luOUtbt No. 31 Diiiwiddto *t..
dwelling. Ml per mouth: No ll'J liincolu
street, dwelling, tin por month. Several
nice ktoeOS an . SOUC small ? w lling-l at very
reasonable reut?. All nre in good oi ler mid
nearly ?II have eily Writer lVni ? ilcutruu;
Rood i.es must call early. .INO. L.WAT
hON, 1'ortninoutli, Va.
DO YOU WANT A
WE CAN SAVE YOU
TUR WAVKltLY BIOYOLB Bella
for $4S. That is $15 hit than any
other lil?lk grade Jlicyolo?a claaa
Bavo of 015. Sold uu easy term.
Now stock of
Fine Fishing Tackle.
W. N. WHITE'S
GUN AND SPORTING HOUSE,
109 HIQIl STREUT,
me Resiouroni ol nw Norfolk.
Iu I'ouucctiou with the ?
Hotel Xr e ?? xx o xx?
iH aupplio<i wit i
Fish, Soft Crz.b5 and all Delicacies
obtatnabl- . The pavillioii is open at all
times lo piouu- parties. llr.ti'S reasonable
und inrvloo lirat-t lass, I avidiou open to the
publio for danoiug Mondays, \\ ednomlaya
an i Fridays. Un Mouchni. Wcducsdaj-s
ami Fridays hereafter cam will make half
hour trips to I on Norfolk froinV! to !> p. m.
and after SI o 'had; hourly trips until .1.45,
the laut cut Iimiv.uk ''or. Norfolk at that
hour. Accommodat outi for twenty guests
tor the BUtnuior. For rate* and particulars
M. J. MUI/VEY,
This Important Subject Will Iii? u Uoar
1 ii j: ut Atlanta Nest lull.
Tho Hubjoi't of luud Irrigation, which
'cas received oonsidorablo attention in
Hits west, will l>o taken up in a general
way by the people of tho southern Htatea
et u special ci ngress tlmt will meet ut
Atlanta in Ootobor fur this purpose.
Tlio congress will be composed of live
delegatos tit large from ouch of tbo
southern states, members <>f stato com?
missions of irrigation and cue delegate
each from regularly orguuized irriga?
tion, agricultural und horticultural so?
cieties, .societies of engineers, state de?
partments of agriculture, agricultural
col logos and commercial bodies in the
Besides these drily accredited dele?
gates to the formers' national congress
mid road parliament, members of the
national Itourd of irrigation, members
of congress, governors of states, tho sec?
retaries of agriculture und of tho inte?
rior will bo admitted as honorary mem?
bers, und many foreign officials und
other persons interested iu tho objects
of the congress will bo invited to attond
The purpose of tVio congress is to dis?
cuss methods of irrigation aud tho effect
of sneh land improvement upon south?
ern crops. It is claimed tJiat there uro
largo areas of productive land now ly
iii? in almost useless condition on uc
count of the dryness of tho soil, which
in other respects is capable of fertility.
In the same regions sro streams, swamps
and artesian wnlls that might bo modo
to supply tho defect. How this can best
bo accomplished und with what proba?
ble results will bo considered by the ir?
rigation congress.?St j. n:.-. Glubo
Tho Blllvtllo ltajinor.
A revival has been going on in our
town for u wot k. and rovou delinquents
havo paid up in fnlL Religion is u pow?
er for good in any community.
Wo attended a meeting for women
only last nipht, und it proved to bo very
interesting indeed. Our mother-in-law
presided. She had the floor, aud wo lunl
Wo do not want any moro watermel?
ons at this office. Wo uro not iv rullroad
comnany, and enough is enough.
Our paper is only $1 u yeiir, hntsoino
nion think wo ought to throw in it free
obituary for good measure and then tako
it out in u.ihl,..!.??? und green corn.
Brothron, whou you copv from us,
give us credit, like they should do at tho
?frocory s^re. ?AAioiito_<^iti.tution.
There Will Be a. Chance.
It is tho opinion of the great Parisian
drcssinakorB that the spring of 1800 will
be notable in the unuuln of fashion on
account of the revival, with but slight
modifications, of the styles of gowns
which were in vogue when Louis XVI
was king of France, over u century ago.
While these makers of the luodo havo
not openly announced what they will
decree for the year hence, yet most of
them are making plans in accordance
with this idea.
The real leaders of the world's modes
are of course the famous dressmakers of
1'aris, though they beguile their rieh or
royal customers into thinking that the
dressDi;iker has littlo olso to do than to
cxeoute or amplify tho suggestions of
his patrons, while exactly tho reverse in
true. Changes in style are always ac?
complished by degrees. Every one knows
how practically impossible it would be
to compel a sudden and radical change
in costume, such as the abrupt transi?
tion from the present mode to that of
the ancient Greeks, but oven this would
be possible in tiuie if tho autocrats so
willed und threw their weighty inllu
euco iu favor of tho revolution.
A Trilby Club.
There lias recently been inaugurated
a Trilby club in Arlington, N. J., tho
result of u dream of one of tho most
charming of the young women of that
Tho qualification for membership in
this dub is a left fr>ot; tho credentials,
.. picture of it. At pees out tho club has
a scare of members. Each has given tho
picture of her left foot to tho olub, and
those form tho itrt collection.
By unanimous consent tho projector
of tho olub, so lovely wits her Trilby,
wo? made president. A fear of publicity
keeps this club u sccrot organization,
but to give it itn air of dignity one mar?
ried woman has been made n Hier?ber.
These pictures are all taken by tho young
ladies and developed by ouo of their
number. Some of tho photographs have
been seen. Ono especially is u beauty of
perfect outline and has the widely sep?
arated totvs over which Littlo Billeo
raved, aud which are small, slender and
graceful. Such another Trilby, the girls
proudly declare, it would bo hard to
find, and none there has been to dis
putu this.?New York Herald.
Wow Motto For Pennsylvania.
Appropriate to be worn at the bntton
hole of members of both houses of the
logislaturo. "Sine t^uay Ken."?City
A "horseless camugo" is attaining
great |x>pularity in France. A horseless
carriage menus luorocurriagelesshorBes.
Horseless carriages are to be intro
dnced in New York. The elevated rail?
roads, cable and trolley lines, fractions
horses and bnmptions coachmen all will
have to reform und behave or be march*
ed to the roar.?New York Telegram.
It is notoworthy that none of the ear
rioges in the Freuen contest was pro?
pelled by eleotrio power. The inventive
genius who can rlud u practicable way .
of storing and applyiug the electrio cur?
rent to light vehicles has not yet madei
his appearance, but it is safe to presume
that he will within a few years.?New!
It looks as if the horse was bound to
go, like tho buffalo. Centuries hcnce>
some Othuiol C. Marsh will dig up ?>
skeleton of tluu single toed monster, ondj
clothing it with an artificial body will'
exhibit it. to tho future students as the?
worker of mankind in tho early doys'be-j
fore mankind hud learned to utilize tho?
great and hidden.fbrties of nature.?Cin?
cinnati Commercial Gazette.
outfit should be compact,?
but it should always include*
a supply of
the best remedy known for
sprains, strains, lame- back,
congestion arising", from
cold, any one of thek innu?
merable pains and achtes lia?
ble to come at any time.
Avoid linltallonacUinied tob? " Ju?C\ai
good ?? Allcock's." Get the genuin?.
Allcock's Corn Shields.
Allcock's Bunion Shields,
Have no equal at a re1i?f and euro for eorca1
relieve headaohe, torpid liver ?sef
diseases caused by imxmre b!e***f? .
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