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Tie Norfolk Virginian.
PUSLISHED DAILY ANO WEEKLY.
JVJ. G L El N N A N, Owr-icer.
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THE NORFOLK VIRGINIAN.
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ADVERTISING ItATB*. ? A ivertlsenienl? In
terttd in Hu- rate of l?Ceiiln :i Sisare I ir-i loac*
lion;caeli sulisen,ueiit nocrtlnn ii-nt-. in to
l>ril? When In erted Faery Oili r lu>. ? ? n*? ? -
tors are not allowed loea el ilielrapart oraibei
ttie other iban th. lr legitimate bindnia-f.exte, l ' y
paring e'peclallj 'or the -ion-.
KViiitina Notln-e inr.ir ably 1SI ? ' nla per line nr-t
in-MTii-m. bii.ti mi m->|iient Insert Ion l- i < i.l- <>i
lf> Cent* wben Inrei oloualle iiatoilaya,
NIAV YORK OKFICR. ItAl.nil R, McKKIv,
Special RetirvteutatiTe, Ito ui IT.Tiaiei Uitlldin*,
New Yuri; i itr.
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WEDXESDAY, OCTOUEK 2, 1893
Weather Prophet \\ Igglns thinks
that the great lakes are drying tip No
suuh tendency is apparent In WlgglnB.
The Washington Posl says ex-Con?
gressman Harter wants lo drop the
tarifT question. Mr. Harter has finally
asserted that It Is loaded.
The Cranberry Iron mines, In West?
ern North Carolina, which have been
shut down for three years, arc t" !"? re?
opened by a large fort.f men.
An esteemed cohteriipornry, noted for
correctness,makes the startling asser?
tion that Senator Btico has spent as
high as $1l'.'K?i on o single dlnhi r.
Cholera is niglng in Pokiii, and the
people an- sitid t?. be dying at the rate
of from LOOu to 1,500 ;i day The heat
atal tilth in the city are indescribable,
Atlanta. Oa., claims to have the only
house ever constructed entirely of pa?
per, but any experienced theatrical
manager can assure the people of At?
lanta they are mistaken.
A decision has Just i.n rendered by
Judge Alton Ft. Parker, of the Supreme
Court, at Kingston, that real estate
bought with pi iislon money is exempt
from luxation. The ruling is based oil
tin old law.
The'ChiensfO Itecord Is of the opinion
that ir Mrs. Least . on her lecturing
tour, ami .lohn .1. Ingnlls, on his cam?
paigning trip, ever run afoul of each
other the recent hot spell in this city
will not be a marker to the rise in the
temperature of Kansas.
The Chattanooga Times says that
whatever other folly the new Con?
gress may do, concerning the money
question, it is well settled that a free
silver bill cannot pass the House. There
will be at b ast si yimly-flve. majority
against it. in that body.
Mrs. Cady Stauten objects lo Ihe title
"old maid" being applied to an elderly
unmarried woman. In* those days of
the new woman she holds the tlth im?
properly, she wants an unmarried
Woman to be Called a "bachelor.'' and
not a woman bachelor a* th.it.
The Spaniards in Cuba now talk of
giving the ??Yankees" a lesson when Ihe
war with Cuba is over, it' they wait un?
til the war is over the wait will be a
mighty long on.-. Howevi r. If they
want to give lessons ihey had i? tier
learn to fight In a different ntnutn r
than they do.?Lowell News.
One nf tLo most striking figures at
Chickamauga was Sergeant Frauken
berry, the man Who, from the top of
Kenesaw Mountain, waved the signal
to Qen. Sherman which Inspired the song
"Hold the Port." Mr. Prankenberry
still has the signal flag in his possession
and says that he will leave it to ids
children as a heritage.
The Lowell .w-ws furnishes the Infor?
mation that during a bljr fire In San
Francisco recently the water suppl)
gave out and a long two-Inch
hose was attached to an 18,000
gallon tank of claret and ever an
acre of dry timber and roofs were
drenched by the wine. Wine Is oar.let
to obtuin in some parts of California
than water and a g.I deal of it is !!t
for nothing else than quenching tires.?
An English woman doctor.Miss Ham?
ilton, was the Shahsada's body physi?
cian during his stay in England. She
went to Ca bill last year to recover from
lever contracted In India and In the
Lope of finding employment among the
women of the Ameer's family. While
there she was called upon to attend the
Ameer himself, who formed s.. high an
opinion of her skill that lie insisted on
her accompanying his son on the Jour
?ey to Kurland and Lac
CITY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE.
The Vlrgnlan would be more pleas?
ed to commend than to criticise tli.
offlclul action oC I he City Democratic
Commttee. As expressed yesterday, it
considers thai the committee made u
mistake In concluding to have ward
meetings before inakliiK a" effort t<> st ?
If the neceSory funds could nol i?> se?
cured hold a primary election or a
ward primary. If the effort iu??l been
made und lite result u failure then |
there would be Jttslllicatloii for its ac?
Last year tlx effort was made to
taise a fund t.> eonducl a ward primary i
for the elee'll >tt of ihe members of tin
City Committee. To this ??mi Hie lime
foi holding tile primaries was uhunged
several limes. A fund was raised and
gentlemen volunteered to net ns judges
o( the election The result was ward
primaries that gave unquullllod satis
If the committee, after effort, is una?
ble t>. secure the necessary means t" de?
fray ill" primary expenses then l>'i It.
as lai as posslblc.cnrry out the spirit of
the law. in haying the ward meetings
conducted so ihat amid.- opportunity
is nfforded every Democrat in tIi?? city
ti> express bis choice. The hours of op?
ening and closing the meetings should he
in conformity Kvlth this object. I he
judges ami clerks of election should !>'?
sworn, tiiv ballot should be recelvcii
ami th" elect ion conducted as required
by tti" code of 1887. relating t" general
elections. Copies of Hi" registration
books, as required by tin- primary elec?
tion law. should be furnished purged ol
th" names "f all voters who, by law,
have bei.!?? dlsqtiulltlcd to vole. Th"
ballol box should I." in full view ol th.
voters an-1 arrangements perfected t"
protect tin- voter from any pressure
of a crowd in ihe exercise of Iii:; great
right "f suffrage.
Th" Virginian Wishes harmony in th"
ranks of th" Democracy "f Norfolk and
it is Impressed with the conviction that
in no way can this be so well secured as
in tlie conduct of Hie party primaries,
when they tire protei led by every safe?
guard in order to secure an absolutly
fair opportunity to the Democratic vot?
ers t<? express his preference.
Let ih" committee, lilt" its predeces?
sor, in tin- preliminaries to th" ward
primaries oi lust year, make Jhe efforl
to Becure a fund to carry on th" same*
if it fulls then let them afford . very op?
portunity f?>r a full, free ami untram?
melled expression of democratic opin?
ion ami it win have discharged Its duty
faithfully and well.
? Ml SI Itl.t.lWIM. ITS IMtOCiREKK."
Tli" New York Sun. in an <"litorl.il
article on the Cotton States Exposition,
says that "to-day Iii?' most prosperous
part of the Union is Iii" South Ii ha:
?loti" so well thai it is dissatisfied be?
cause it has not yel nltallied all the
prosperity it sees in th" future ll has
the Impatient.f youth. Th.- South Is
now only in the begiillllg of Us pri
less. It is taking the lirsl steps merely
in a forward march which in twenty
years to come will have carried it so fai
beyond where it now is thai its present
advancement will seem slight comprun
lively. 'I'hi. Southern Stales have t!..
nrba and resources whose development
requires a population so much grentei
than Iii. y row have that when ih.
knowledge of the opportunity extcnih
and is made Inviting by Southern enter?
prise, Immigration will pour in rapidly."
'I'll. ." are kind words for th" South
and are appreciated. As th.- Savanna!;
News remarks: ??The South has :nad<
Wonderful progress sine.- ihe elope of
ill.- civil war. hut. as Ihe Still sijs, it
is only just beginning its progress
Capitalists and home-seekers are begin
niii"; to understand th" ml vantages mm
resources of th" South, ami liniic.it i.m
that I hey are preparing to protil b>
them nre appearing. The South ha;
waited a long time tor tin- coining
capital ami Immigrant?. They iir.in
Ihg now. and "ach yea:- tie-y will coin,
in ever Increasing volume Within a
few years th.- Southern nowspnpi rs will
not lie writing of tli ? South'.: resources;
tiny will I.- teiltng of Ihe wonderful
development til these resources;"
NOTES AND OPINIONS.
??Drink to Me i inly Will; Thine K/.
is from a poem entitled "Tlie Purest.'
by lien Jonson. The air is an adaptu
lion from on.- of Mozart's opera mein
? ii. s.
"Sr..!s Wim line" was by Ruins. It
was written on a dark day while the
autlioi was mi a journey. The tune h
?Hey Tuttle Tiittle. an old march thai
is sai.l by tradition to hnve animal".I
Bruce's hien at Bannockburn,
"A Life oil tile Ocean Wave" was tin
work of Kpes Sargent, an A met lea n
l>oet. ihe idea being siiggsted to hin.
durlug a walk on the battery in New
VorU one day When a high wind was
blow in;,- in from the sea. It was set t>
music by Henry Russell.
Mary Co'.vden Clark'!, tue author of
tin- Concordance Shakespeare, will
in June next be S6 years old. Douglas*
Jerrold once complin.cnN ! Iier in this
way: I'Oh your Hist arilvnl in paradise
inildnill. you ii...st -\ i, ;, Kiss from
Shaki sp< ii .-. "\ en ihougn your hush mil
s.v ail niippi n t.. he there."
Th.- municipal geographical curiositv
of the United Stat-s is Hi.. little village
of Grifton, N. C. which lays claim |..
tnoie divisions than any other town
Inrg. small, in tlie world, it is lo?
cated in two counties, three townships,
two congret slonal districts, ami two ,
atorial ami two judicial districts.
A 6-year-old German boy arrived in
I Santa Cruz.Cal., last week,having madi
tlie entire trip from lire men to thai
place alone. He wore a tat; be.irhm th
name und address of his Cal 1
friends and had a ticket to Sau Fran
?lsco. He Baya lie received great atten
tlon and 11><- utmost kindness from
?verybody 'luring the journey.
Qaribaldl's colossal equestrian statue,
tu lie erected on Mount Juiiiculuui, at
Itome, on September 20tli, wus cast by a
now mot Ii.ill. by vvblcb Hi" whole pro
ess was finished In four months, Instead
if twenty, required by 111old system of
lasting. Twenty-live tons Of bronze
were useil for lite statue.
President Pnure.ofthc Prenclt Repub?
lic, is in lil-henlth, ami lias been ordered
in take it complete rest of ten days.
Hear Admiral Matsumurn und Com?
modore Kunltomo, of tii" Jupanese
navy, are graduates of the Nav?l Wad
tiny ui Annapolis.
Queen Victoria the other day visit".I
tin churchyard at Kruemur and laid i
wreath on the grave of Krauels Claik,
hei faithful Highland attendant.
.Mr. W. K. Vauderhllt, on his return
to New York rrpm Newport. Wednes?
day, was accompanied by live servants
and sixteen 11 unks.
Miss Virginia Pope, ..t Huffulo, win.
bus won u reputation as a window
dresi r. Introduced tin- habit of arrang?
ing attractive candy windows in Eng?
Harry N. Pillsbury, Of Hrooklyu. who
'...ui tin- Chess championship of III.
world at th.- Hastings tournament Is
arranging a chess mutch hetweeu the
llrltltih ami Brookl) n < lubs.
Sim Heaves, Ilk.- .loan .1.- i; >i site,
L'oninu.i d bis career as a baritone ami
then became teiior, Por several years
In- has had virtually t:.. voice, hut hits
continued to sing in concert tue! ora?
Judge Pryor. of tin- Now York Com?
mon Pleas-Court,remarked in tin- course
>>i a hearing in a divorce ? -it I i n
him that in most divorces, judging from
hi.-, observations, tum and mi.icbievor.s
mothers-in-law were the Cuusi of most
of th.- divorce troubles.
Isabella and Sallie Hroadbcnt, iwo
Plory.la girls who gave valua.di assist?
ance in rescuing 11.rew or Hie \\. ? ? k. .1
Norwegian ship Catharine last August,
have received silver lockets and < halm
from King Oscar of Noi way and Swe I -i
In recognition. The lockets nri Inseilh
ed with the crown and moiiogi.ini "i th.
King and tin.- words, "For a Noble
The let ion ol the t'llj Co unitIIIce
v Norfolk, Vii., October ist
Edltor of The Virginian
Your ed I lor ia I this morning upon the
action oi tie- Executive Committee in
ordering ward meetings for Hie selec?
tion of delegali ? to nominate candi?
dates for lite House of Delegates, was
read with pleasure and approval by ev?
ery well-wisher of th,- DeiniM'rutle par?
ty. It it is (be d.-sue to ascerlalti the
wilt of i In- Dotnoerutie party and have
that will honestly expressed and made
known, such an end will mil be it.ni
plisheu by "i through Ward meetings
If. ui'on the other hand, the real nb
ject is to inaulpulate matters in the in?
terest oi thus.- who have only them?
selves t>. serve, ami who have no ..th-i
use foi' th.- party than personal ng
griindl'/.enieut, Iben, by all means, have
ward meetings i" lake place at tin
time ami places i" I-.- designated by
th. Chairman. H< tier have ii" nOmihu
tions limit those i.tired in the man?
ner proposed N
III tile line ol I'ltlr I'.leel (Oil.
Norfolk. Va.. i ici. I, IMC,
Editor Of Th'- VII liuuii:
I read tliis morniiiu with sali facti ui
and approval your editorial on tin '
Ject of a prlniai'V . I 'ojbin il is In I
line of fair elections. The sysieni of
ward m mi Ina t ions h el nun: i i - .1 ? with
Ihe jarring discords I tint pi vailed in
tin- Democratic purt> In primary eleo
tohit. a.at in the hist el- ction resulted in
its temporary discuicgrutioh. A recur
ence to thill system v ill iticvitahlj leail
to dissensions, wllli il Ought, if possible,
p. I..- avoided.
Hut I did not stari i" write an article
on the subject of fair oh- tlbiis, :-tit on',;,
to Indicate inj approval of wiml vmi
have writen. A l >KMi ?CR \'!'
The House nl Regrets.
Vu make tl-.e molds m the springtime.
In tin- fervor ? f lifo'* lirit years,
We soften tl;.- earth with promises,
We sil t it with Stull? i and tears.
With fair, fresh !--: - - mal eager faith
Water und clay we mix.
Baying one i- Strong and one i* pure,
Ami Intigk ?i pil in bricks.
In summer we raise I'.io solid walla
And frame the riKif above them;
We smooth . I, ti nichi ami angle (lows
As it' we liad learned to love iheinj
We plant sweet blooms alibut Ibcin
Tri n.uke it iiiht ami f.-ar look f.nr.
And win n th. house is built wo t;o
And leave it standing tin li.
but .;i wlllti l tl.. things we have fur^ot
Ami the things w? have forgiven
Rise up like i rei plug, ernwllns mists
between our ey< - Slid heaven,
Anil rather thai. Iliadlli n in a-, :,.>, watch,
While the sail o'er the greiit soa sets.
We i nti r and cltisi tin- heavy ilin.r
j Ami dwell in tin- House of 11. jrets.
_--llmis. bebl Words.
AU Run Down
Was my condition, saj.i Mr. Wm. Weather
ford, tax collector at Kej \Vest, I'ii i'l ia. Sly
Mr. Il'tii? Wealhrrfot'd
appetite was poor and I wus quite i : :
I have taken 0 bottles ol il ?- - -. .. . pa.
lia?o gain, -i Cta^lLll H C?'-iv2
no distress after eating,havo good appt?.
Hood's Pllltiira nnuld cAUi.ii:... . ^
BURK &. CO.'S TAILORING DEPARTMENT.
The Latest Novelties in Fail
and Winter Woolens now on
No back numbers. Every?
thing bright as a new dollar.
Not 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
i 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 front the
most celebrated miliers and pro?
ducers ali 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
mm & ii.,
The exhibits are in place, manufacturers oi Cotton, Silk
and Wool. The product of this and every foreign country.
It is a wonderful showing that is made here There are more
than a thousand pieces of dress goods.
Two cases of Navy and Black Serge, wide wale storm'
and fine Tw illed French, ?8 inches wide, 27'Jc. a yard. This
Serge is the usual =>uc. quality.
Tufts rough stuffs, new and strange fancies, 42 in.. I7}4c.
Children's Fall Weight Reefers, ages 6 to 12c. Rough
Mixtures, these. Sightly and Stvtish, with full sleeves, $2
each. Really wonderful selling, this.
Ladies' Capes and Coats, hundreds of new ones. $2.50 to
One case ol standard quality Apron Check Gingham, two
cases ol best American blue and white prints, >c a yard.
Window shades, a great lot ul them, white tans, greens,
made on spring rollers, with fixtures, ready to hang, 2>c. each.
Stamped and Plain Tray Covers of tine Linen Damask.
For fhese come soon, 12 J
The Jersey City Soap Company's Buttermilk and Glyce?
rine Soap. Three Cakes in a box. the wonderful price, 10c a box.
New Dinner Napkins. 62'Jc, SI. $1.25, $1.50, S2, >2.^n
and $} a dozen.
.Wen's Celluloid Collars, standing and turn down, 10c.
each. Collars, 22c. a pair.
Watt, Rettew 8< Clay
Warranted made with Pure Linseed
oil and white Lead. AH lints, ail slaes,
from one-half pints l? i?n gallons. !
S.-n.i for color card, shoWlua White,
Olive; Pure <'liv.-. Drab, Bert, Pom-|
pllati; Brown, Cream. Straw, Fair, Yel?
low. Uiwn, Blue, Lead, 'Tray. 'Ver-J
million, in fact, every color deslf-J
are manufactured by experienced and |
practical Workmen, from compounded
materials of Intrinsic value as pig-,
Hients. which are thoroughly mixed
und ground together by improved nut
chlnery. producing a palat possessing
superior duarblUty, covering capacity
and uniformity ? ?! shade,
Qhsero the Follow? Directions!
Never attempt !?> paint Over a wet
Bitrface, Stir tti?i pain thoroughly bo
fore usinp. Coat all kii.it.-; and sappy
places with shellac varnish. Apply
tlrst rathei itiiii ami let ii dry;
thoroughly bt'fore putting oti another
coat li'or thinning us*- Boiled Lin?
seed <iii lor outside work und Turpem j
line for Inside <
Rule as '.s Amount of Paint Rsquired.
Th* amount -a paint required varies
according i<> tin- condition of the sur?
face I.. be covered. As a rule tine gab
Ion <ii this paint will cover ?!"?> to 500
square feet one coat, or 200 to 2su s-iu:-!
feet, twii i-uais, if lite work Is In fair
condition; hence, by adding together
the length In feet of the sides and ends
..: I lie building, and multiplying by
the average height, the product. If .li
vlded !?>? 200, will >,*lv.- an Idea <>i the
i|uautity required fot the work
Thus, a building may be 4'1 feet long,
20 fe< i wide and 2~> f>-<-i hlirh: j sld.
_? ends i". multiply by height f<>et ]
;i,000 divide by 200?say Ifi gallons foi j
SOld) WnObESAbK AXI) lit TAH. by
JOHN W. BURROW.
142 Maim Street,
III AD I ?? MA!:K i l - .;f AL! , AN i.
? Hill Street.
1 ELF.PHONL 34G.
Goods delivered to all parts of tho
city, Bm?nbl?toii, Atlnntb City, etc..
etc, Also iu Portsmouth and Berkley
INTERESTING TO VISITORS
COTTON STATES mTERUllOUl EXPOSITION
AT AI LAMTA, GA
II, BBItXAKD, ..i Newport News, \'a . I
opened up u Mis: class Bakery ami l.iuu-li
Booms, mi.- block from Mnlu i-ntrance t"
tit" exposition, corner Piedmont av.-nu>
and Thirteen street, Atlania. Visitor*
from Virginia will ?!?? well s.. tak< ii i .i - ;
from Onion depot for ."? Which ivIII ;
brilll! I hem op *,> ih. >1i...r tit' Thirt.lb
Street. Corner Piedmont Kirst-eln
rooms atin.li?I a; tlie most rcasotialib
Piters. IJoirt take ili.- electric car Thev
Arc Instantly Killed
. W,TH Ifi
AnllSKEEl" WArERS ill bill 10.
Ali Druggist) or In.in the
NATIONAL SOI,IOI 1'IStl o< OH \>n .
oa.w.l No.SiOFlfth avenue New York.
day, September M\,
and throughout the wee* we
will show I'.if 1 argcst and
Han Isomcst line of NOVEL*
riBS in Dress Goods and
Silks, Carpets ;nl Rugs. Sta?
ple and Fancy Furniture, C lina
and Cut <JIas<. Draperies and
Curtains c^e." shown In any
one establishment in the South.
We will be i "e:i e l to have a
call of inspection horn all in?
terested in the above men?
NC5. 98 and rear ot 92, 94.
'>?, <JS, 100 and 1 ?J 2
? ENLARGING FOR LOSING SEASON. 3
?6^ i er,id.? ui ? ?? ir ito< .. u
ST" Fine ci)ol< g,
Itant-ifoi I'Utnrei. Society Staiiooarf,
?1?? .1.,?:; I! as bull'value,
?- l r Cnrg itni VI i t
I- N USB AUM'S.
!>- i 3 M ?-.In Str :c;,
norfolk, v /Cv. .
Ocean View Hotel
FALL AND WINTER SEASON.
REDUCED R A T E S !
EXCELLENT AC OMMODATION?.
U.\M).-'0\iri.Y AND RXQUtSITIJLY ItB.
FCttSISIIED TIIKOO . BOUT,
ELECTRIC LIGHTED t
s t E a m iii: a t E 1).
V --es I UK in i tri perfect tot) nil llio eon*
|)0*nrt! - ii i refining attribute* <?: I. aiu 1,10,
?id tic ii ivliuiu e-i of putilio tutcrtniti*
iiiunt .in i iacilitieii rur the ouloyiuent of
i oatilar ainti on cut. such n?
(Music, Dancing, Theatrical, Eld
nut )iroM-nt a.; many titerestiu: ntul hi
M icti i lei it i-e ooaO ei o to lite comfort
i n i |i en-otic of l ?c-1 . iloatia :. K hi it,
i iitui . Itnthitti; |i iiing, M rite for iii*
ot in .nan nut ti riu i,
>i i iia>. i. w.M.Ti) ;. Manager.
ff|G VOr ever ^end out
B| Typewriter 1 'ype Cinu
U# lars Try oiu typewi tcr
process next Lime. It's moie
effeci i vc
OLD DOMINION Pil'Eli CO.,
I'Moxil t i im Mi-:iiniAti hus i Kits.
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