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Gathered on the Streets and Va?
rious Points About Town.
Mention ot Matters Personal. Tliree
Car Loads of Stone. Honorably
Acquitted of Stealing n Watch.
Mr. Wm. Hodf;cs Enter?
tains at Oceati View,
Tho dust is stiniug ut times.
Tho bout ruoo created soiuo exoito
To night is tue last night for early
closing ut Ihe stores.
No arrests wore inado by the police
up to time this report olobcd.
Portsmouth seut a largo delegation
to N'oriolk yesterday to see tho ball
The ouly business in tho Hustings
Court yesterduy was Uio outry of ouo
Tho crops'are eulleriug for rain in
lout places, Thoro bus been nouu for
two ur threo weeks,
iMr, Morgan, the street evangelist,
?will spend sotno tnno in Porkloy bo
lore going to Atlant,i.
Mrs. M. A. liroughton nrrived homo
jester day uftor a pleasant two weeks'
visit among friends in Elizabeth City,
Thrco car loads of atone for tho Sea
board Air Line arrived hero yeHterday.
They will bo used in paving in front of
the L'uion doiiot.
Mr. Wm. HudgeB, of ?roon stroot,
eutertuiued a nuuihor of his friends at
tho Portsmouth Atlantic Olub'houso at
Ocean View yesterday.
t.'arporter II. P, Mutkham is expect
od buck homo uext week, iiis ship hav
Sng gouo out of commission. IIo will
l)o put on waiting orders.
1'ho work of paving first street ha*
lieou completed. Tue Street Inspector
?vili now put his forje to work laying
II.e crossings that were dug up.
None oi the material tor tho stand
pipe for the water works has arrived
yet. Tho oontraet culls for the work
to be completed by October lfit.
.The jury m the caso of Ackiss vf.
Nichols aud Pay no in n suit for dum
?gel fur injury done to his land re?
turned a verdict lor ?23 damages,
i'he voting on the watob continues.
*i'ue friends of eaoh caudidate Bre hust?
ling for them. The priucipalrace seems
to ho between Vet tar and Hargrove.
Head tho advettisemont of Ureslauer
J: Anthony, in winch tboy announoe
that tlioy hnvo tho largest and beet
? lock ol clot Inn;: I hat has ever been
Vrottght to this city, for Iho lowest
Tbo negro niau. Jacob Jones, who
was tried in iho Mayor's Court yester?
day for rubbing a girl of a watch, was
honorably acquitted, his liest girl
swearing that bho loaned him the watch
?ind that ho urn to return the suinc tue
Mayor Davis is determined that tho
city shall be rid of some of tho worth
less dogs that are running at large. Llo
tins an excerpt copy of all who havo
dogs an<l all who have paid tuxes on
tho same. He will begin to wago war
oil thorn to-day.
A colored man named tleo. Hrox
well, who is employed hyjibo sewerage
company, lost ?1,50 yesterday morn
lug. A colored woman found it and
refused to give it up, fer which lie hud
Jior arrested. The woman said it was
tier money, Ihe luntt was equally as
?positive, also a colorod boy who was
vith tho woman. Hts Honor held tho
wocuau for other testimony,
Mr. and Mrs. William E. Woodward.
Ol Cottugo i'laco, lost by dralh ut
20:30 o'clock yesterday their 3-year
old son, Robb, aller a abort illness.
The remains will bo sent to Northamp?
ton county, N. C, this morning for
Mr. and Mrs, Tumor, of No. 311
Lincoln street, lost their 3-year old
daughter, Lilliuu, by death Wedues
Our lall Modi
3b near complete. We have tlio lurgest
end best assortment of clothing ever
brought to the city. Wo nro also in
ttetter shape to display our stock to
advautago, Our motto this season, as
:n the past, "the best goods at tho low?
est prices." Droslauer & Anthony,
11 1 High, tecond door from Crawford
? .vervlliliie Wo iiii.t i Iii? ITcoll i?
Special In Vnllir, >i?eeinl in I'rlcc.
?III l'rii.? nr.' llmle i 1ml
ttiii ftuvor A ?.iiln Ho
l*<i?a i nie.
See Sunday's and Tuesday's Vin nx
Ian for tho advertised prices. 11am
uiill's, 320'High strcot.
siiii? io Order.
We hove jiiHt received from Marks
Arnbeim, New York's famous tuilor,
who has a national repntiitiou for
gipiaro dealiug and "perfect lilting mer?
chant tailor work, 300 ohoicc samples,
comprising all shades and grados ol
imported domestic oloths. Suits rang
lug in price from $18 upwards, nnd
funds from $5.50upwards.
These suits are made to order in each
nnd every instance, and never taken
trom slock, as is of ten done by ? n .?
dealers, Levy a Jacobs, 200 High
S.nleel styles lor Merchant Tailor
Look at our window display of
cloths unit caesiniors for fnll nnd winter
?ni/s to order, which we guarantoe are
Bulde to your measure at populur
(prices, from $12.00 to 835,
7 M. Hosenbaum's,
/lloand US High street, Portsmouth,
[ COMMUNICATED. I
CiiilUllMlli ul flu- Mri'rlt.
Mit, Editoh?1 rend your statement
iu roferoooo to tho streets yobterdey,
uud lioartily ugroo with you that it
would be a wise thing (or tbo Cotiuoil
to ouiploy h uiuubor of our idle citi?
zens iu putting ib? streets iu proper
order whore tscworago bus bceu com?
pleted. The work bus got to be douu;
buuds buvo beou sold to do tbo work,
aud wbut dillcreuco would it make if
a large foroo of uinu wero put to work
uud put ibe streets iu order iu a abort
while, or keep a fow uud take until the
cold, iree/.iug weather ounies ou to
Uuish the work. Flood tho street*,
theu, gut to work, level oil' tho hills,
relay tho stones, aud tlx up genorally.
11 thero is auy settling ou the eholl
streots, sholls could easily bo put in to
till up, which will have to bo dous
any way, A Taxi-aveh,
i In- tlUllinmull Hiil Not Arrive.
An announcement appoared in THE
VtltQINIAN yottorday that 200 Chiuu
mcu, women aud children, would reach
Portsmouth yesterday. Fully one
thotiuaud pooplo were at tho wUurvoa
awaitiug to aco them, but they wero
disappoiutod. It was intended that
they should be hero at tho time men?
tioned, but by some delay they will
uot reach hero uutil this tuorniug
at 9 or 1? o'clock, when tho Jarueatowu
There will bo another Rtoamcr in this
afternoon. Tho tuistako about tho
time was no fault of The Virginian
as it was intended that tboy should be
bore. They will land at tho North
Btrcct wharf. It shows conclusively
that papers aro read.
/? >nil Cu.se.
On Wednosday nifcht a gentleman iu
this city hail his 15 ycur-old boh ar?
rested, charging him with stealing IU
oc'ntB from him. The boy wob locked
up. but later on the mother appeared
aud had him released. Yesterday both
boy aud father appeared iu the Mayor's
Court. The father insisted upon huv
ing tho boy soul to ttio reformatory
school in Richmond. His Honor gavo
the father quite a talking to about tak
lug such violeut steps towards reform?
ing the buy. Ho ulao gavo tbo boy
good udvico und dismiesod him. It was
a pitilul bight.
Itrnkr it,. I.e.
A colored man namod Thompson no
cidentally foil over a cart shaft ou
Westeru Branch and broke hia leg.
Dr, ?iudowald was eout for and set tjio
limb, after which he was carried to tho
county almshotise.ho having no rogular
?ttrf? I is Tl teil.
Mr. John .7. Warren, Kuperintond
cut of the Poor of Norfolk county,
asks tor bids for furnishing tho alma
house with uboiit 12,000 rations. 9pooi
ticati-jus uud all other information may
bo received at the County Troasnror's
aud Clork'a otiicc.
EDENTON. N. C.
Mr. Mat Baker, of Elizabeth City,
was in town yesterday.
Mr. Waters, of Plymouth, has bo
,-ept. d a position as salesman at K. S.
Normuu's racket store.
Mr. M. H, Dixon is homo from
Mr. and Mrs. Johu (loodwiu.of Nor?
folk, are viailiug relatives here.
Mr. 0, M. Murdeu bus improved the
appearance of his residence ou CJueen
street by psiutipg it,
Hev. J . E, White, Prof, Craves and
Mr. 1". li. Woodward aro at Nog's
After rt .tlcnibcr of the ItiibiuiincI
By Southern Assooiuto.l Press.
Richmond, Vo., September 12.?
Shonil Curdo/.a, of Lnnenbnrg, ur
rived in Richmond to-night, urmod
with u warrant, it ia understood, for
the arrost of some member of the mili?
tary command which was sent to
Lnnonhurg courthonae to protect the
Pollard murderers. Tho Shonil will
not talk nod tho nature of tho charge
uud ihe uamo ot tho soldier charged ie
It in promised, however, that tho
charge is that uf intorforiug with n
I con. ?.??'<- 1.j.-1 outederntea.
liv Southoru Associate I Press.
Columbia, Tenn,, September 12,?
Tho Tennessee Confederate Veterans
Association to day elected officers for
tho ensuing year: Col. 1 ho o.a. Clai
born, president; W. W. Canes, lirst
vine president; Kichsrd Ransom, soc
ond vice president; Johu B. I'ickmnn,
secretary uud treasurer; I'. B, Tomlui
Hon, sergeant-at-arms; Itev. Joseph K.
Martin, chaplain. The next mooting
will bo hold in Nashville in October,
Will Kol Kel it New Trlml,
ily Southern Associated i'resg.
Richmond, Vo., September 12,?
Judge Coleman, of tho Amelia Circuit
Court, has rcfiiHed to graut a now trial
in tho cusi-h of Mary Abernuthy and
Pokey Bartio=. who uro under sentonco
of death for the murder of Mrs. Pol.
lard, of Luuonburg. Counsol for tho
condemned will now apply to tho Su?
premo Court of appeals.
A big rodtiction ou car pots, rofrigo
rators, canopies aud oil cloth for next
thirty days. Buy now und save mouoy,
at J, S. Crawford's.
50c, 75c and SI straw hats now sold
for J5c; at ill" lints, SI. worth SI,50 to
$:f, O. K. Wolton \ Co.
Go to B, F. Parker's, No. 303 Konth
Ftreot, (or now and second-hand furui
tnto. Repairing aud ui>holetoring a
v?> IP ?k^?ALi 5r?aUleV Nerve P^aators.
W. 13. Watuou. lato Monographer of
tbo Gay Manufacturing Company, will
in xt weok ougugo witL tbo Jackson
Bros., Whaleyvillo, Vu.
Mrs. J. O. Hubburd bus boon vory
ill for severul weeks.
Several of tho boards of district
sohool trustees iu thu oouuty huvo
elected teucbers this week.
Uev. S. G. Newsonie, pastor of the
Pino Street baptist Church, will soon
roopeu his scUool iu Southampton
Mrs. .Tcsso E, llurrcll is visiting her
sister, Miss Mittle Williams, iu Wash?
ington, D. C,
Mr. J. J. Henkln-', uf Omaha, Nob.,
was yesterday iu Suffolk iu tbe inter?
est ol the Woodmen of tho World.
Mrs. .). E, Hooker und .Miss l.tta
Elam arc expected to return today
Irom (.'base City, Vu., where they have
been visiting lor several wuek-i.
Tho Town Council ox pect a to bavo a
special meeting at D o'olook Huh altor
uoou iu the otlico of tho president, Dr.
A. W. Eloy.
Miss i .>.?!)!? Parker will leave Mouday
for Westmiustur, Md., whuro shu will
Thodruiuago nud sauitary condition
in that portion of tho town near the
extension of Kast Washington street is
said to bo very bail.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace A. Ltiasiter
gave their daughter, Ophelia l'uarl, a
very enjoyable birthday party Wed?
nesday in, honor of her seventh anni?
Mr. T. E. Bodwel), Deputy Su?
premo Orgauizer, has becu in Suffolk
this \ieek to oiguui/.u a Chupter of tho
Knights of Pssonio Order.
Tho tirat marriage ceremony to bo
performed in the new Ohristian Church
is thut of Mrs. Ida V, C. Chanuoll to
Mr. H. J, Bartlett, ivhioli will occur'ou
Wednesday, September 18.
Donations to !? ibemen,? The follow?
ing coutributiouH to assist tbo mem?
bers of Phuenis Piro Company No. 1,
iu defraying the couipanj'a expenses
to the Atlautu Exposition, huvo been
handed in since the last list was pub?
lished: J. Wulter Hosier, $2,00; P. L.
Uawles, SI; Bradv a Itoborts, $1; Dr.
W. W. Murray, $1; J. E.Wost, S2; Dr.
J. P. Wliedbc:-. 51; P. 1'. Cul.oon, SI;
O. E. liolluud a Co., $2.50; Goroge \V.
Truitt, 6?;tolul, 817, Previously ro
ported. .'i'j'j. Total up to date, ^ (0.
Deeds Uecoiided, -J. D. liaugh
troy, trustrco, to John P. 1 inner and
Henry A. Morgan, two acres id Sloupy
Hole, on winch ih located Hoamou's
mill, $200; Lucy S. Deamou and hus?
band to J. P. i'lnuer and H. A. Mor
gau, one lot on Morgsu street, S? and
reliui|uibhment of deed of trust.
Gkohgia Ooi.i.koe Giiii.s. The fol?
lowing young ludiC's from Georgia yes?
terduy arrived iu Suffolk on tbo early
Seaboard train, und after partaking of
breakfast at the Commercial Hotel, left
ou thu Norfolk and Western for Hol
lins Institute, which institution they
will entur us students: Misses Bessie
Warren, Kuib Almond, Doud Bailey,
Carrie Melton, Annie Stewart, Mayola
Earns, Susie Almond,Mary P. Stewart
aud Mary Watts. They were from the
vicinity of Macon and were iu chargo
of Mr. P. j. Walker, city passenger
agent of the Seaboard Air Line iu At?
Jesse Winston's Tbial.?The trial
of .Hese Wiuston for tho murder ot
.lohn Day April 9, 1894, is sot to begin
next Monday, nud the witnessos in tho
case ore being summoned this week,
The crinio was committed iu tho oast
ern part of this county, near tho Nor?
folk county iine, and was the result of
u dispute over u game of crap, Tho
murderer immediately loft the com
miiuity after tho deed was dono and
never returned till bo was brought
baok by Sheriff Baker a few weeks ago
from tiio penitentiary, where hu hud
just finished u ouo year term lor cow
alcaliug iu Prince George coimty.
The case is attracting much local in?
Rahe and Valuable Bu lk.?Mr. E.
T, Jordan yesterday returned from uu
cxteuded visit to points in Southern
Virginia and North Carolina, bringing
with htm u tnosi rare and valuable
relic in tho shape of a bible which was
printed iu 1(512, i he book (a King
.lames edition I, while bhowing evidence
of great age, is woll proserved, the
type boiug very clear. It is said that
tuero are only two other volumes of
that edition in oxistence?ouo in a li?
brary in New York and tho other in n
British museum. .Mr. Jordan securod
it from his father, who lives in Wash?
ington, N. C, and who bus rofuoed au
?fter of $5,000 for it. Tho Bible has
boon iu possession of tho Jordau fain
Uy for Hk. generations',
A New \ stellt t up infer. (I.
ISy Southern Associuto.l Pratt.
Boston, September 12. ? Gen.
Charles 11. Tayior.editor of tho Globe,
has offered n $5,000 cup as a trophy to
bo contested for ou tho Marblehead
course by the Defender and Yalkyrio
II], and thus determine which is the
bettor of the two bouts.
.lui li the t.iniii Killtir
Was not a more peraiitont foe oi the lui,-o
ogr. it ho demolished than t o groat national
touio, Hostcttora ?tomaolt bitters, i? to all
uiHnuer ofd laKreeablasymptouiteeusod hy
Indigestion, ionstipatl.ni or blltousnesi
Hem ti urn, sick headache, lo-a ot appetite
sloi pleaaneaa, yellowness o too hI.iu, Unosen,
iui upon the tongue, uro maul estatfons
at way a removable by iho Hitter . Tiironeb
iio-h, proinplitiKlo rlmraotnrize Us remedial
\i.,rk. Ah h safoguai il against in ihirla it ha-<
achieved a worl -wide reoutntion, the foun
tlat on of whieli was lain forty ye.it s ago,
I'liysieiana speak ol it in the (ugliest tortns.
Its elHeacy in rhuaiuatlatii an i kiduey Iron*
hlo id ?voll ascertu ue.i. Appetite inipr ,%o*.
sleep visits iroary '.-rains ami overwrought
ii- rv.s when it is used it is boi ed to tho
mos i delto to ami rastldious of i valids.
It lully merits' a fair and continuous trial.
THE GAL.Lo.NT DEFENDER WON.
She Sailed Over the Course Alone.
DuniMven's Peculiar Action.
llV Soutboru Associate! ('rend.
Nkw Yoiik, September 12,?Tbo
Am ericas cup races elided iu a Uasuo.
Lord Duuravuu withdrew tlie Valkyrie
immediately utter tliu start uud tbo
Defender stood over tho ooureo alone.
The American Cup Committee unfilled
C. Oliver Isoliu that three races uud
tho cup were awarded the gallant
Defender and tbo crowds ullout and
ashore cheered the ulup that sustained
Undo Hum's supremacy on the m'iis
and tho skipper and crow ttiat sailed
Tor nt least aBother year the inter?
national tropy is ours, and in all urob
ability, it will bo many years before a
British vacht again challenges tor tho
cup. The mishap oi last Tuesday and
thu rather remarkable aotiiin of Lord
l>uuraveu to-day will not further the
interest iu the spurt. Americans have
complained of not heiug given fair
play whou raeiug in Kuglish waters,
uud both iu IK'.l.l and this year, oxtra
pains have beon taken L> prevent Ills
Lordship from having oattae to coni
pluiu ol unfairness here. Iu withdraw?
ing ho duos not charge any special mi
fairness to his boat, nut bases Ins acliou
upuu the interference with buth yachts
caused by thu Inrgu excuraion licet.
Tuo troublo was not canted to-day,
for tho couiBO was clear ut tho Bturt
whou thu British boat withdraw, Tho
objections raised by the owner by tho
Valkyrie wore mane before the boats
reached tho lino, und were bused upon
tho conduct ot tho attoudant flefot on
Saturday and Tuesday, Lord Diin
raven eont tho America's Cup Commit
too a strongly worded letter complain
ing about tue action oi steamboats and
tugs, and stating that he was not' wiil
dug to continue racing Valkyrie unless
a clear course was provided. He addo.l
thatiu His opinion thu course should
bo distant from any largo city.
Up to tho tituo for the start for to
day's race Lord Dtiuravou hail re?
ceived no reply.to his communication.
After Ins'withdrawal from tlio race ho
said it was his intention to start if he
received a reply, but none coming to
baud, ho merely went down and
crossed the lino to give tho other bouj
a ohanpo.to make Uto race. That he
bad no intention of racing to day was
evident, for ho put up no tonsuil at all.
His deeisiou not to race must huvo
In en arrived at iutc> last night, for-yot
terday he hud the Valkyrie ury-dockod,
her bottom rubbed down, and whou
she was lloatcd a quantity of pig lead,
estimated at tour tons, was taken from
A roineasnremeut of the load wntor
liuu was asked tor, and John Byslop
endeavored to pubs his steul lipo over
bor by hintern light last evening bo
tweou 0 and'Id o'clock. He was cum
pelted to give it up, and the deoroass
in the timet allowance caused by tho
chauge is not kuown.
While these pro|inrotious were going
on Lord Dunraveu was in thu < ity
sending ami receiviug messucos from
members ol the America's Olip Com
mittco ami tho Regatta Committee.
Thero were rumors that Lord Dun
raven would not race to day, but when
thu anxious crowds saw the Valkyrie
goiug down the bay they woro content,
and, an the wind was a good sixtoou
knot breeze from the southwest in tho
morning, the prospects for a good raco
wero most encouraging.
When, however, the Britisher kept
over at ono end of the huo by himself
and did unt set his topsail the crowd
concluded that be had a grievance. No
steamboats or tugs were in the British
boat's way. To windward wns a broad
oxpuuso of opeu water. Tho licet ot
excursion steamers and tugs was
grouped to the uorlh of tho lino uud
uot near enough to havo any effect
upon tho wind.
JJJlho starting gun was followed by a
scone that was novel iu international
racing. The American yaoht, a pyre
mid uf canvas, bore down upon the
liuo. Balloon jib topsail, spinnaker,
muiiisoil aud lowering club topsail woro
drawiug well. The British boat ou
tho other hand sailed calmly down to
the line, under low or canvas only and
croanod ufter Defender,
Thon the British yacht slowly boro
away toward tho lino uud crossed it
only to turn on her heel aud point for
home. So cnrolully planned was bis
drawal that his tug, the Millurd, was
right at tha lino, ready to tow him into
Alter the race Lord Dunravon sought
the seclusion ol his stateroom, ou the
City of Bridgeport.
\ tnml l-larlliqiiakc
By Southern ABtociatu.i Pros*
Tnn?? [OAPA, Mbxh o, Sopterubsr 12.
Earthquake here. Three hundred
people killed; property Iobs S75l),0G0.
How tu Malta (.rrmoii I'cifr Paste.
Tu u pound <>f lino flour tnko threo
quortersof u p ?und 11' butter, which has
been well washed und kneaded with tho
hands uud left to soak in fresh water u
couple of hours before being required.
Heap up the f! mr on the pastry board,
make n hole in the middle, put in it tut
of butter, mi < gg, a pinch of salt and a
liquor glass of brandy. Knead all well
together and mix with sufficient cold
water to moke a paste stiff enough t>>
mil easily without (stickingon the board.
Roll out, taking care always to use the
rolling pin fluni und not toward tho
person employed. Squeozo tho remain?
ing butter well through a clean cloth,
clear of nil water, then divide tho paste
into foUr pails. Roll oul each part to
tho thickness of an inch, always (louring
the board. Lay it portion of the bntter
; in small pieces on each roll of paste",
i knead well, roll out. Continue adding
butter and kneading together. Again
divide in four portions mitt roll out
thin, spreading with butter. Kneiid to
gothorund roll out for lust time. A cool
place is absolutely necessary for making
puff paste, and tho thinner tho paste is
rolled out each tirco tho hotter.
A TRIBUTE TO MISS' ANTHONY.
Will Allen Urotngoola Hppfikx of liar as
tho "Mother of a Ui rut Cause."
Miss Will Allen Drawgoolo, tho pop?
ular southurtl author, gare an address
at tlio Capital college la Atluntu recent
ly, and paid u high tribute to Miss An?
thony, whioh was warmly itppluuded.
Bho s; .1 d :
It is h, groat thing to bo tho mother of
tt great, cause. Yours ago there Bashed
upon the world a woman. Sho bad no
other unuouucouiout than tbo "wild
schon to" sho had mothered. Wherever
aim went tho hiss, tho siteor, tho Anger
ttf scorn woro sure to follow. Yot sho
pushed right on, tho implacable oneuiy
of slavery in vanity's dress, the mother
of nn unborn pause. To Hi" b1u> stands
niajostio among womcu. To ma sho is
tho gr?ndest picture in tho book of our
time. To mo, like tho prayer of my
childhood, the name of Susan B. An?
thony holds something grandly. Koloinii
ly, pathetically, magnificently sacred.
Wbatovor may have been her blunders,
whatever her faults, still she fought for
women. And since tho fought for worn
en, in tho name of womnnhood let no
woman east a stouo at hor.
Sho i? one of thoso who will never
din. Hor uamowill go thundering down
the uges long nftor you and I uro for?
gotten, whilo her cause, tho child for
which she- Hiicr?ict'd so much that makes
a woman's lifo dear to hor, will live,
und throb nnd thrive nud flourish long
aft<\r shu hasfound a refuge nuder moss
und lniirblu. And hor name shall out?
wear the marble that shall cover hor
great heart. Posterity shall weave foi?
lier n crown that old Time cannot touch.
You luuy refuse hor it hearing today,
deny bet the roaoand the laurel, but to?
morrow Hhnll nvongo hex, and already
that tomorrow is dawning. Uir>ii tho
Western slope WheYO her sun goes down
already tbo roso of tho now day is re
Already the world lias caught her
mcssago; already tho enrofworuau is
attuned to Its moaning; already the
multitudes riso np.to"oall hor blessed;"
already upon tho'threshold of life stands
tlio new woman, the creaturo of hor in?
spiration, knocking for recognition.
And as Moses rafusod to be called tho
t,ou of Pharaoh's daughter, no this now
woman refuses longer to be regarded
merely as man's ainusontcnt and step?
daughter to Adam's sparerib.
Will Try tu improve tlio i.hi.
The Twentieth Century clubof Wash?
ington city has been discussing tho
"Legal'Statusof Women In tho District
of Columbia." Ah the common law
prevails there with regard to women,
it was not difficult to point, to many
instances of great hardship. Mrs. Enoch
Totteu, president, said that it widow
could not control property acquired
through gifts of her husband. Tbo club
voted to oo-oporato with tbo Federation
of Womou's t'lubs and other organiza?
tions intorested in the mnttcr in u peti?
tion to 00ugroes?to codify tba laws of tbe
District of Columbia Tho board of
trado of Washington lias tho matter in
charge nnd has ongnged legal talent to
prepare u proper bill for congress.
Women organizations have boon ro
quostod by tbe board of trado to formu?
late their bill, s.> that it may bo incor?
porated and presented in tho general
petition. ?Washington Letter.
Mnu>i?L'il Entirely t>y Women.
Tho Morris County Oolf club is the
only such association which is miuiuged
entirely by women. Tho constitution
proviSos that them shall bo lint 82 reg?
ular members, who shall bo women not
loss thnn 1 S years of ago. Thero is be?
sides a liinvttxl membership of 400,
whioh may bo men und women, though
the number of ewli is equally divided,
j Tho eligible age for tlio mou is 21 years,
j showing that the club promoters clearly
recognize that a young man at bis ma?
jority is only just equal to the young
woman of lti. These associated mem?
bers have full privileges of tho grounds
and olublionse, hot have no vote in tho
munugemriii of affairs, a right vested
solely in tbo full power 3? women.
This; club has; not yet Joined tbo Na?
tional Golf association.?Now York
V, o.ii ii In Singular Callings.
Buffalo has a lady mortuarist.
Arizona's best mining export is a
An expert tea taster in Sun Francisco
is a young girl.
On Sixth avenue, Now York, is an
oxpert woman silversmith.
One of the greatest wood engravers is
Mis.-. Don levy of New York.
In the Coggswcll Polytechnic school
tho best blacksmith is n girl
Now Orloans bos the only woman
I veterinary surgeon iu tho world.
In Boston a well educated woman
electroplates in gold, silver and nickel.
Nebraska has u woman who earns her
living by operating it Bteara thrasher.
Tho finest raisins in California nro
grown and packed by three women near
?setter man t imrvoyuncc.
Charles Winters resides in Pleasant
Valley township, Iu., and among his
children numbers a most valuoblo
dreamer. For several night.- past bo has
been dreaming of Unding money und
has continued to worry his parents
about his dreams. At "last they mudo
such an impression npon bis mind that
begot one of Mr. Simpson's children to
go with him to hunt for tbo dreamed of
trea.-nre. They went, to the spot ho had
Boon in his dream, nnd they found an
old sack buried in tho earth which con?
tained $100. It had formerly been cur?
ried in an old leather bag, which was
almost gone, nothing boiug loft but the
Now Use For Fly Paper.
For soiuo time Father MoOuiro has
noticedtbat thu poor bozos placed at the
church door were not yielding as much
monoy as formerly. On ouo occasion ouo
of thu boxes whs broken and its contents
taken, but tho manner of tho later rob?
beries was not discovered until yester?
Johu Hogun and John Kenncally con?
stituted themselves a committee to fer?
ret out the culprit. They kept watch of
tho boxes, and when they saw a mnu
named Borger lingering snspieiously
neurone of thcut they notiticd thu po?
lice station und officers wero sent to the
' hutch. Tho front and reai entrances
wero guarded and nn officer went inside
to arrest Berger. The hitter, when ho
Btiw the uflloer, tan into tho priest's
house, where ho was caught. He tried
to throw away a large piece of Hy po?
lier, but was provoutod. In his |tooket
w as $1.60 in small chuugo, till tho pieces
of money being covered with the sticky
gum from the paper.
Borgor's scheme to beat thu box was
to insert a long nut row strip of the st icky
paper iu the narrow slit iu the box and
pull it out with several coins adhering
to tho gum.?Chicago Tribune.
t'bxhUng over the Color <>f Chin Whiskers.
Nearly it do/en lawyers at Winstod,
Conn., havo-becu lighting over tbocolor
of a set ol <>liiii whtukors. TllO case in?
volves tho will of Norman Brooks, the
miser, known all his life as Old Misery,
because of his abject and squalid up
pearuuee ami many complaints. The
heirs under a will dated a year ago
charge that Squire CloSftey, whose wife
is the htVOtod legatee under the later
w ill, took a lllllll who looked something
like Old Misery into :i lawyer's oftler
in Salisbury and bad him personate Old
Misery and'sign his liaiUO to the will.
Old Misery's body was dng up and
his face was examined by (here Salis?
bury lawyers and many others. Tho
cluilil is that Old Misery's chin whiskers
wero ?iay. and the persona tor's chin
whiskers were white. Cloasoy's lawyers
went into elaborate do tails of coloring.
They especially pressed the undertaker,
but he swore thai Old Misery's whiskers
were gray bufyro and after the embalm?
Women and Wheeling.
It would bo difficult to say to which
class of women tho bicycle is the ginnt?
est blossiug. To the rich it gives a
healthy distraction and amusement us
vivifying as il is innocent. To tho poor
it brings 11 joy of life never boforo at?
tainable. If testimonies from the scores
of overworked teachers und stenogra?
phers to whom this oxoroisohos rostorod
happiness, self control and ensuing snc
ees.< and comfort in their avocations
mny be believed, sumo idea might be
obtained of the benefit which tho bicy?
cle has already brought. Before long, at
the present rate of increase in the exer?
cise, not i ne woman will bo without
her wheel.?Mrs. De Koven in Cosmo?
Tin. World Progresses.
Hu-an B. Anthony is ~,ti years old,
and in this evening of her lifo she must
often smile at the great, fuss that was
made over her efforts to emancipate her
sex. Now women do things Miss An?
thony never dared to do, und there is
nn fuss whatever.?Washington Times.
A New Find.
In California it has bceu found that
pciu h stouos burn as well as tho best
coal and give out moio heat in propor?
tion to woight. Tho stones taken out of
tho fruit that is tinned or dried aro
collected and sold at tho rate of $3 per
A Daring Kidi-.
A young woman and her little brother
rode more than loo miles in Moutuxin
the other night on the brakebeam of u
Brings comfort and improvement and
tends to personal enjoyment when
rightly used, The many, who live bet?
ter than others ami enjoy life more, with
less expenditure, by more promptly
adapting the world's best products to
the needs of physical being, will attest
the value to health of the pure liquid
laxative principles embraced in tiio
remedy, Syrup of Pigs.
It- excellence is due to its presenting
iu the form most acceptable and pleas?
ant to the taste, the refreshing and truly
beneficial properties of a perfect lax?
ative: effectually cleansing the system,
dispelling colds, headaches and fevers
anil permanently curing constipation.
It has given satisfaction to millions und
met with the approval of the medical
profession, because it nets on the Kid?
neys. Diver and Bowels without weak?
ening them and it is pe rfectly free from
every objectionable substance.
Syrup of Figs is tor sale by all drug?
gists in 50c and $1 bottles, but it is man?
ufactured by the California Fig Syrup
Co. only, whose name is printed on every
package, also the name, Syrup of Figs,
and being well informed, you will not
accept any substitute if oflered.
? Mill I S I'll A DVCIITMEnEFITI
I OST??EWAR? OFFERED FOR THK
IJ return, or auy information leading to
tlin ro ot cry o ouo femalo setter, white;
wit brouu hi uti* and long none; missiug
Thursday ii'.omtug. Itewar i if left at 32J
Lincoln atruut. \Y. A. IIOOLE. (?/
Special This Week
HOY'S SUITS ro'lu<'e 1 o following pricea.
IMJc. Ono linn Iru 1 und thirty-ove <iOod
Jersey suits, #1.75; worth * i. All summer
Ooodsatand below cost. Special low pricea
mi Wlnto Hed Spreads, a few of those
handsome .Mo juet: lt:K?XOiug at *2. : ?o
window. OEO. S. iii.i.L. A', tint.
?215 nigh street.
Now Open lor Winter Boarders.
I SPECIAL RATES OIVKM UN ; IL MAY 1st.
The Restaurant will b i (.pen nil the ?ea?
I sou, with ovurvtb.Ug in season. Vlo will
run tri tl. I.YNNIlA Vr.N OYSTKItb iu all
styles, spe dnl attoiitiou given to OiSTEB,
SUTPEIH lor part o\
UANOINU lor the t u'.lic BVE1 Y NIOHT.
pxecpt nturday, Klootrlc cars run to tbej
? ili.or o.eiy hall hour not 1 11:30 p. m.
M. .1. All l.VEY. 1 ropr.otor.
STOVE, NUT AND CRATE*
?6 PER LONG TON. PHONE NO. 99C,|
* Yard south End Court Snoot.
s . i >._<> ^ as t ,
Special for To day.
l'lin-t i ooliiiiR Rai?ini,8c | or pound: now
Toniatj Cats p on ilrnnght. '2Uc <,Unrt:
Splco S ruin?s (something ulee) 7c can:
Irosh Tea < ak> s III - per po.iud T?re Old
Apple ClilO: \ IllOgar, We g 111 on.
0. W. liUUOINS 4 CO.,
S0'2 i ruwlor.l street.
The belt tree binning Store. Egg, Nut
Hid Lump Coal. 'o> fllting ord- tl at $6
, i inn of 9,310 pounds. Atrial solicited.
Romeihber the place, '21-1 aud il3 yuoeu
? trit e^Phono 997.
soitl Im W.M. O. MAUPiN,
Teiegrapn and Electric P.Ies for Sale.
Any one in iir.i.l of -Linli or Telegraph,
Tell i lion, ur Electric 1'olos, or Hewed Pino
Timl oi also (i.vpre rt Pileing, would do ?eil
to wi ito or call ? u mo at 'Jit County ?treet.
I can t in uisti theiu iu any quantity at abort
.1. W. WILLIAMS,
II.iv ng bought tlio interest of loo Lee in
the LiiUndricM ou Wus-luuu'lou stieet, 1 re
ipirst all persona having chain, against the
Laundry ?0 presrut them for paytixnt iu
throe weeks cv tbey will be uo Kood. All
who lire Indebted will call nod settle.
Ml-2w CHUNQ HEE.
rjO? I lORGll THAT Wt ARE REAVING Ulli
Fine Maryland Peaches,
PEARS AND A R R L. E 3.
THE E. C. I1ROOK8 CO.
House aud lot on Cooks slreot, Perk View,
lot 28x100: bouse two years old; H rooms:
pantry, eity,water, ni.o closets, front aud
bark 'porches. Price 91,860. l'art ciilb
bu'i.iiKe on time,
JOHN L. WATSON.
I C, HUSH'S, 229 High St,
In order to reduce stoc\ and to make
room loi' new goo.Is. ?o h ive put t:ie entire
lot of dress gioJs left ovoi from last fall
and winter's stock (about 6,000 yards) ou
our special t-nle rouutnr at less tbau halt
price. I hm id a rure ebuuea to get good
values in fall and winter goo.Is at leas than
half the price ol now stock, 'Ibo abose sac
riiico will bo f< r CASH ONLY'. We are re?
ceiving daily a great many Novelties in
Plains and other Orcis Goods, also Ueuta'
Suitin.'s. etc. Come oarly and you will havo
your choice. Don't forget the place.
W. C. NASH.
229 High streak
Belle $ [lamps.
ARE STILL ON TOP AT $85.
Special Prices on Instalments
W. N. WHITE'S
GUN AUD SPORTING HOUSE,
108 men STREET,
, SEN? FOR CATALOGUES.