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IKe lorhlt Virginian.
PUBLISHED DAILY AND WEEKLY.
(VI. G L E IN N A Psl, Owner.
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NKW YOUK OFFICE KAI."II IL MoKKK,
?pedal KeprcaiMit alive, Ito m i i m - Uuilduo;,
Nan Yort cur.
Tili: VI It" sINIAN eannol 1? held re?pMnlblo
f.r the return el rejected ccuuuuu leal ion* or
The English press furnishes the only
method of running down American
The Washington Post wants to know
how does Senator it:.-- stand, nod we
make Iiast.- to s.'.y Oli his f. et.
The German Government thinks it
has unearthed a system by which n
French spy Is maintained In every Oer
Atlanta. Go., is tie' only elty In the
United Stntfs that has u house con?
structed wholly of paper from founda?
tion to chimney.
Ttie cry for Sunday beer in New
York has son;.:what overshadowed Ihe
reception given to Dr. Pnrkhurst on Iiis
return from Europe.
The Atlanta Constitution wishes to
know what shitll be done with China
if she d?i a hot mend her ways. Knock
the bottom out of her, of course.
The fastest vessel afloat is the pro?
perly of the Russian Government, nud
is the toriwdo boat Sokol. lately turned
out from the Yarrow yards. In ring
Governor McKinley may tiistuh busi?
ness by his attempt to revlvi Ihe iurlft',
but be cannot disturb tin- voters in
their solemn determination that h shall
be let alone.
There nro twenty-one persons In Mon?
terey county, r'al. who own more than
s.uoo acres of land each. There nro
Severn! estates of 30,000 and 10,000
acres in that county
The Bishop of Coventry, lOnglond.
who recently got married, inndo every?
body laugh on his return from his hon?
eymoon by preaching a sermon on tin
topic. ?The Penitent's Iteturn."
Tlie Savannah News asks what sank
the Spanish cruiser H?renstegui in Cti
ban waters a few days sine.-. Wo don't
know for certain, but they do say thai
It was a Cuban tori -do boat ' as did the
A skeptical resident of Phlludelphin
has written ail elghty-five-pagc pamph?
let. In which he endeavors to prove, In
spite of overwhelming evidence to the
contrary, that .Mary nevei had a little
Statistics from the United States rail?
way service show that one passenger Is
killed foi every 2,000,000 passengers car?
ried or every 44,103,221* miles travelled
One Is Injured for every i.Tni-.Ti; miles
ti n veiled, or oim out of every 204.2-i.S
The United States cruiser Ab u am)
the English merchant steamer Cohdoi
have been In collision in the harbor of
Guayaquil, Ecuador. No lives were
lost, but the Alert was seriously dam?
aged She Is one uf the old wooden
vessels of the navy.
Robert Pate, an Australian million
a Ire, whose death is reported, struck
Queen Victoria in Ihe face with a can.'
forty yearr. aim, when he wns a Lieu?
tenant in the Tenth Hussars. For this
he was banished to Australia. He
amased great wealth, but was never
permitted to leave Australia.
President Cleveland Is now engaged in
leading tlm consular service out of the
miry clay of partisan polities, uml he
will. It is reasonable to expect, com?
plete the good work of converting the
Consular service from a political bureau
Into the commercial power it ought to
be before I'.Ls term Of office comes to un
PREMEKVE Tili: um. BATTLE*
i i i.i.its.
The Washington stm puts In u strong
plea t"?>i the preservation of "Ihe big
battlefields of Ihe late war. H holds
that what has I? en done preserve the
battlefields <>r < in. kamuugu should be
done in many other localities, where
for a while, during the war period, the
Interests of Ihe then derided nation
centralized The (.-real battleHelds will
always have an inti rest, ami cspei inllv
so as the venrs go on, ami there does
not appear any reason why the Star's
suggestion should not be adopted. < ?f
course it would not do for Ihe govern?
ment lo um! I'takc t?. provide for Ihe
preservation of all Ilm buttlellelds, hut
there would be little tlilllculty in mak?
ing government reservations of the
more prominent scenes of conflict. The
Virginian agrees with Its contemporary
in the suggestion that "there is noth?
ing sectional in such memorials of the
days of fratricidal strif.- u? are Chtckn
maugii and Gettysburg. Veterans of
the North am! South met in those places
on neutral ground ami Hud in their lat?
ter-day inieichange of Incident ami
opinion material out of which proceeds
an Intensified patriotism and love of
count i y."
?'.v < in in: AMI i ooi isi! Iti:\so.\."
Tie- forthcoming retirement of Lieu?
tenant i leneralSchollcld from the active
list ami Commander-ln-Chlef <>f the
i'nltcd Slates army, is again calling
forth criticism of tho law which dis?
qualifies olticers of the army who have
passed the ?4 years of lite.
The Philadelphia Record, which Is
one of the foremost newspapers, In
criticising the law. cites the faci thai
Von Moltke was 70 years of age when
he led the Ucrnuiu armies during the
Pranco-Germuii war; that Count von
Witldorsoe. who the other day was ap?
pointed Field Murshul, and who would
undoubtedly direct the Held operations
of the armed hosts of Germany should
occasion require his services, is more
than ii:t years of age; Viscount darnel
Wolseley, tho new Commander-ln-Chlef
Of the British army. Is in his 63d year,
ami looks forward to many years of
useful service. And yet. says our con?
temporary, in this country we condemn
meti by a senseless legal Hat to a life of
Inactivity at ihe very period w hen ripe
experience makes them peculiarly IHted
for the highest place in the service.
it thinks the system arbitrary and
crude, ami that it should he reformed,
ami il is not far out of the way. All
things lu lug equal, the age of 64 years
of itself should not disqualify an oilie r
for active service.
i ni: nti i inns or ci i.A.
Recurring to '.lie tt toggles of the Cu
b ans for Independence, it is quite plain
that popular sympathy in this COlllltiy
is clearly in favor of the patriots us
agUinSt thell Spanish oppressors. Jt is
also plain that ihe feeling is not horn
of any desire for aim. Mit ion. As the
New York Sun remark!., annexation is
not at this time in the minds ol the
American people. The) know that
what t *iii,.i Is aiming at is iiidepeudctic .
ami with that they sympathize unsol
llsrhly ami instinctively, us they have
ever sympathized with all efforts ol
American communities to throw off a
Kiii'opeau yoke Continuing the Sun
says: "Bui there is another strong ele?
ment in th.e matl.-r. The tit rod tics of
Spain in Cuba appeal i?. ihe sentiment
of humanity, it is quite enough that a
trans-Atlantic kingdom should hold
control over an American possession in
virtue of Ihe desire of the latter to re?
main dependent; but when that control
can only i>e maintained by despotic
cruelty ami by going outside tin- well
established rules of civilized warfare,
no wonder that the feelings of Ameri?
cans arc enlisted on the side of free
' The question is how fat the adminis?
tration is ready to respond to this senti?
ment of the people by such practical ac?
tion as Is in Its power."
Tili: WENT \ i. Vit II l.li AS THE
so i i'll.
The remarks of Mr. Wm E. Smyth,?.
chairman of the National Committee of
the National irrigation Congress, ie
cently held ut Albuquerque, New Mex?
ico, concerning the South lu Its rela?
tions to Immigration, gives some idea
of the alarm the enterprise oi our peo?
ple in that direction is causing the
in tie- course ?l im. remarks Mr.
Sinythe -aid- "We cannot disguise the
fact that the South is to-day our ag?
gresive competitor in the matter of at?
tracting m-w population W ith superb
enterprise it is pushing for people."
The Manufacturers' Record, writing
on the subject, says that the expres?
sions of Chairman Smyhf- strikingly
Indicates the way in which the con?
stantly Increasing tide of Immigration
lo the South has atiacteed tic- ullCll
tloh of Western investors ami land?
owners realize the fact It says:
"The thousand of miles of Southern
lamis. which offer every advantage to
tin- tiller ol the soil in Hie way of clim?
ate, variety of crops ami fertility of
land, present a combination ol attrac?
tions which an tur more-tempting to
tlie settler than must of the Western
country. The fact that in mane States
not onlv N, w Mexico, but Kansas. Ihe
Dakotas ami Nebraska, tho farmer
must cither depend upon Irrigation, and
pays so much foi securing an ndequtc
water supply, or he subject to drouth at
least thn.r four mouths In the year
is one which is being taken into con?
sideration mote and more as settlers
throughout the country are being edu
cated as to the attractlonsof the s< uth
ern country. As u general rule tic
lands in (lit! Sontli require no irrigation
whtitevi r: consequently, here la a great
Item of expense which Is saved. Add ti>
this the fact lhat o farmer can db work
of some Mini in crop-riilslng every
month in the yeaV; thai he can fre?
quently raise three und occasionally
four crops oft the saun land In a. year:
thai he can produce his own food sup
pllcsi Including meat, at home; that in*
has an abundance of fuel in the forests
.11 in- door, ami does not need t" pay s~
I., jin per t?.11 for coal to keep him com?
fortable in tin- winter: that ihe winters
arc so short that they can scarcely be
called winters :is compared *\iih those
in Iii?' West, and we can readily see
why Ihe Smith has caused so much
alarm among the land-owners west of
the .Mississippi river."
NOTES AND OPINIONS.
Guatemala hat) allowed Indemnity
claims of llirec Americans who had
been I imprisoned without Just cause.
The proposition has been Blurt?
ed in Now York to shorten the school
year, so as to avoid Ihe heat of Septem?
It would not be wise in Japan lo disre?
gard the request of the three Ruropi an
powers for the s|?eedy evacuation of ihe
The price of lemons in the New York
market is higher thai for twenty years
past. The supply Is short i>> rouson ?f
tli.' failure of Ihe Florida mop last win
Lieut. Peary s critics do not agree ]
to the value of his exploration! ICn
glnuer Melville docs not think In- uc
eomplisiied anything, while Clen. Gree-|
ly Is of a contrary opinion.
Serious forest Hies nre raging along
the line of the Grand Trunk railroad.!
near OrthulHiMka. Quebec, and many
fumllles have been burned out. There
huve been m> fatalities, however
spom o IV, the ItrUlsh half-rater,
Wednesday came in twenty-thr.>ec
.Is ahead of Kthel Wynu In tho sec?
ond race for the Heawankn challenge
cup at i lysler Kay. N. v
Preparations are on fool for putt im:
Ihe whole plant of the Maryland Steel
i 'ompaiiy. at Sparrow's Point, Md.. into
operation. It is expected thai the
works will be in full blast by January
News comes from Madrid that only
veterans will bo sent to the Cuban war. ]
Kut the veteran will !>?? as u.I a mark
as the raw recruit for tropical fever and
tin- guerrilla bullet, says the Htilliniore
Tim Denver Times says thai if irri?
gation enterpiis.intlnues to spread
through tin' State, the man who owns
a mine that is tilled with water may
y<-i to uble to rank Unions the won lib
Tin- Kmperor of Germany limits the
itermotis of Iiis ehtiplain to twenty niln
It is reported that Gen. Harrison has
withdrawn as a Presidential candidate
in fiv\or of McKinley.
Mr. Charles Pay llose, the new cup
challenger, is the son of a Canadian
baronet. Ills mot hei was a Miss Tem?
ple, of liutlund, V i.
Two illustrious women who celebrate
this year tin- seventy-lifth anniversa?
ry of ihelr birth are Plorenee Nlghlln
gale .nid .Ii an ingelow.
The Pnther of th" I louse of Commons,
the lit. Hon. C, I*. Villi. :.-, cun. at thi
am- of '?<?'. beat half He- crack whist
players in London. He was a school
mate of Lord Uj ion.
Ii is staled ns an example of wonder?
ful hereditary statesmanship that Am?
bassador liaynrd'a family have held ?-.
lices continually under the Federal
i l?\ ei lillient for pi i years.
ii Is l poitod that Mr. Joseph i'iiam
bctittln w ill soon be proposed for niem
iK'i'ship in iho I'arleton, the great Tory
Gluh, ami lhat Iben is some dangei
thai he w ill he blackballed.
ItOlttellhe. He- men who curried a
bomb in... tin- vestibule of (ho Itoths
ehllds' banklngdiousi*. P.irls, where he
attempted io explode it. has been son
??need to three years' imprisonment
Prom Ihe ChicagoItccord: The st.-:
mid energellc creak of John .1 Ingnlts'
sue/ as it gnaws Its way (hrough tin
pirn- kin-is on the w.l pt1- in tin- oiily
on ml w lib h at present disturb'' the si?
lence in Kansas.
Mrs. Daniel I.t:: .out. the wife of th
Secertarj "! War. has add. I to In i ac?
complishments amateur ^holography,
ami with Int daughters, the Misses
Julia, I'.'s.io and Prances, sin- ei |oyi
i Iiis past im.- greatly.
What would th.' world bo if tin' good ceaaed
lad no one >:ainl for justice, no one any
1 um for virtue; but tin- truth la'tray,
Uaiaiug no protest, allently conniving?
Who over lived true lib b} auch contriving*
\vu.. baa not kinged, ..n. r aomo dr. uilful ibiy,
For night tu drop Its curtain "ii the play,
With Nil.ni benediction nil things alitivingt
'Tie n..t by irony men live, Wu nceil
To know who uro tin- mourner*, who have
Who would (tive bf>- f..r country or for creed,
Not quench Iii-1 own and others' Bre in sneers.
Ali, Oed I From alreet tu street we aoinot'.itiv*
An na n in raaika and know not friend from fun.
- London spectator.
So common at this season, is a
BeriolU condition, liable to lead to
disastrous results. Ii is a sine
sign of declining health tone, ami
that the blood i-. impoverished and
impure. The best ami most suc
ccssful remedy is found in
Which makes rich, healthy blood,
and thus gives strength to the
nerves, elasticity to the muscles,
vioor to the brain and health to
Hie ?hole body, la truth, ilu'jj's
Be sure to get Hood's and only Hood's.
Hood's Fills cure Urer ills, its* J
BURK &, CO.'S TAILORING DEPARTMENT.
?X><> 0 ? o o ?>o c*o o o
yg ? Wortasliip'
The Latest Novelties in Fall
Winter Woolens now on
No back numbers. Every?
thing bright as a new dollar.
Kot a pattern in the entire
tailoring stock that is not
guaranteed for solid service
and general satisfaction.
Elegance, Economy and
Artistic Workmanship is the
combination that makes solid
worth and counts real value
in Measure=Made Clothing.
Poorly made Clothes are
high at any price.
Garments made here are
unsurpassed in durability and
stand unrivalled in style and
The Tailor Shop on the
Second Floor of the New
Annex is filled with Stylish
Fall Suits for gentlemen,
under process of completion.
The Suits stand for refer=
ence, and are fair specimens
of the work continually turn=
Particular people, who ap?
preciate correctness of finish,
and want only the best, are
requested to note the neat*
ness of the workmanship.
Materials come direct from the
most celebrated millers and pro?
ducers all over the world at the Low?
est Cash Cost that money can own
them, which enables us to figure on
the Finest Goods at Rock Bottom Prices
en in if
> i a
1 ailoring Department I
ITHS WEEK about a thousand pieces of New
Wool Dress Goods?the opening of the Fall Dress
Goods Season. Staples und Novelties. What saving
can be done you can tell when you see.
150 pieces French Serge, yard wide, all wool,
black and colors, 25c a yard.
One case all wool Fancy A\ixtures, 2$c.
A case of Black Sicilians, most aristocratic of
the Mohair family, 4^ inches wide, 7>c. This Sici?
lian is elsewhere $\.
Three pieces Mohair Brocades, 46 inches, black,
i>8c. A little lot worth all of 8>c.
Matelasse Finetta Fancies, 46 inches, 75c.
Plaid Novelties in Wool; loops of Black Astra?
chan, boncle effects, flecked with bright shades at
random, 40 inches, 42c.
Big Puffy Chiundeon Crepon, 44 inches, $1.2?.
Watt, Rettew & Clay
Warranted made with Pure Linseed
Oil and White Lead. AH tints, all slzea.
Crom one-hulf pints to ten gallons.
Bend for cdlor card. Bhowlng White,
Olive. Pur.- Olive, Drab, Uod, Pom
pilau, Brown, (.'roam. Straw. Fair. Yet* j
low, Green, Blue, Lend, Oruy, Ver
inllHou. in fact, every color desired
are manufactured by experienced und
practical workmen, from compounded
materials of Intrinsic value as pig?
ments, which are thoroughly mixed
and ground together by IrhproveU ma?
chinery, producing a paliit possessing
sUtierUd' duarhllity, covering capacity
ami uniformity of shade.
OsEe:?. the Foilofling DireotioMi
Never attempt t>> paint over a wet
surface. Stir the i aim thoroughly be-1
fore Using. Coat all knots ami sappy I
places with shellac varnish. Apply
first cunt rather thin and let It di'y 1
thoroughly hefore putting on another
coac For thinning tin.- Boiled Lin?
seed OH t<,r outside work and Turpen?
tine for inside.
Eis a. to Aiou. of Paint Paired.
The am.mni of piilnt required varies
according to the condition of the Bur
face to be covered. As a rule on.- Bal?
lon of this paint will cover 400 to >
aciuarc feet one coat, or "?'?'?j to aqua re j
feet, two coats, if the work Is In fair
condition; hence, by adding logeth r
th.- length i." i ?? I ..: tlie sides ami . mis
of it..- building, and multiplying by j
the average height, tin- product, if .li- j
vlded by 200, will give ais Idea of the
quantity required lor th.- work.
Tims, a building maj be -10 feel 'eng.
20 f.-et wide and L". feel high; " sld ???? 80,
2 ends in-, multiply by height 2i! feet?
8,000 divide by L'uU? say lj gallons for
t wo coats,
sol I' v. lloi.BiAl.lv am' ItF.TAll. BY
JOHN W. BURROW,
1^-2 IVIai n Street,
llEAUoF MAItKICT si.l llil, ASP
? Mill Stree:.
Goods delivered to all parts of the
ejtv, Brumbletoii, Atlantic City, etc.,
etc. Also in Portsmouth ami Berkley
PUT YOUR Dni:DS
Other Values Fejtis in a Safe Place.
AT A COST OI- ONLY Jjo a MONTH.
THE NORFOLK BANK
pon sAvis1".-; and xnusrs,
in the ! adding o. the Not rolk Niiliou tl Kutik,
luvitea yen K, call aid iusp el their now
Hafe Deposit Vnilltrf. Ssfoi for lent at ; ; \< i
iintiani ant upward*. Package* rocolvcd ou
?torHgo. Deponit* of ii an t unn-ard* re?
ceive t on iuteruit. Call aud get ono of oiir
Havilig? III. uk s., os. OPKN DA I hi KXi KPT
KUND\Y. from 10 a 111 to 3 |i in..i
sati It DAY s from I in b |i in, Loann tun iu
on real citato mil other tacnrit) N tu?
ostatoi, aud a ts in an? ft Itieii.ry ? pacity.
j i VV, i;it\\l>s. I'm i.tunt.
I (iliO. i a IT, \ lea i roatdeitt.
c. ii AKDY. Cauliier.
4 FRAUD AGENT i understand
J\. that u man representing himself
as an .-ig.-nt ? froth my studio has been
collecting pictures to enlarge, and
otherwise representing himself as my
agent in this city and vi hilly, i wish
to warn the public that NO ONE la
authorized t?> s.di. it orders for me, imd
any one doing so is a FHAUD Re
spec t fully. .1 .1 FABEIt, 15(1 Main st..
head of Old Market equal >, Norton .
i Va. ne20 l\V
MONDAY, lie 23d lust.,
an I throughout the week, we
will offer th?.- lurgest and
han'laotnost Block of
DRESS GOODS AND SILKS,
TRIMMINGS AND BUT?
CARPETS AND RUGS
BEDRi >< >M AND PARLOR
LACK CURTAINS AND
ONYX TAULES AND
CUT '-.LASS AND IMPORT
ever shown in Norfolk,
KOS. 98 and rear of 92, 94,
??, 98, 1U0 and 1?2
ENLARGING FOR LOM fttiOL |
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4*. Beautiful I'l tu us. So< I ty Stitioners, -^j,
i liali Uj< Iii :ii i alf vnliir. -j?
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jg~ 1 "r liars Inj \ - t ?*?
? NUSSAUM'S, 3
; ?r^ I 8 Main Strcc, -^S
NORFOLK, V A . ^
Ocean View Hotel
I FALL AND WINTER SEASON.
I REDUCED BATES!
j EXCELLENT ACCOMMODATIONS.
IIAND-OM! I.Y AND BXQUISIT?LV Bfc>
iVLlltXISUED TUKOO JUOL'T,
ELECTRIC LIGHTED !
S T E A M II 1' A T E P.
I', hscb iug in it* perfect Ion nil the eons
1 eture i n I rcllning attributes <>t h me nio.
who t o ailvnulii of public mterttiiii
meat nil* laoilit.ee for the eujoyiuvut uf
popular uuiu en out, r-ueh as
Music, Dancing, Theatrical, Etc,
un.l presenting many iniereatiii aud at?
tractive lent ii uacoud ci o to Mio eo'iiforl
itiiil pleasure dl m>t-. Iloatiti . P hi u,
lliintin . hatlilusr, Ihiviug, Write for iu
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