Search America's historic newspapers pages from - or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities external link and the Library of Congress. Learn more
title: 'The Norfolk Virginian. (Norfolk, Va.) 186?-189?, October 19, 1895, Page 2, Image 2',
meta: 'News about Chronicling America - RSS Feed',
Image provided by: Library of Virginia; Richmond, VA
All ways to connect
Inspector General |
External Link Disclaimer |
PEOPLE YOU KNOW.
Hundred* of prominent pro
pic In your own city, noi In Min?
nesota or Colorado,
SAY QURATOL CURES.
You ecu, therefore, afford to
PRICE 25 CENTS.
I EYES EXAMINED TREE *
5 c-sl7 GHAHE3V STREETtr? ?
The trtmp lif-- lusiuahcc agents who
tries to make you helleve that any other
regular Iir*- Insurance conipau> p">s its
Ian:.- dividends or surplus as tin- North?
western Mutual is gulm oi deception by
usIur misleading RATIOS; which no hon?
est man would employ or exhibit, as they
are made up to create a false Impression
D. Humphreys & Son
OENTi AOTS. NORTHWESTERN.
Biirruss. Son & Co..
Commercial ami other business puper
Loans negotiated on favorabh lerms.
pity bonus und other securities bought
Deposits received and accounts in?
Interest allowed on time tleposlts.
Sufi- Jeposlt boxes for rent. Charges
Draw bills of Bxchannc and make cable
transfers t.> But ope.
Letters of credit isiu-d to principal cities
of ilu- world._
"~W. H. H. Trice & Co.,
Real [state and Rental Agents,
29 HANK STKKKT.
RESIDENCES?2 Houses Colonial ave?
nue, 15 Charlotte streel, 139 Duke* UK
Yoik, lt:i Boush. lit" BeriUudu street. 17-1
Penenurch street, m Pulkluml street,72
and ii Mariner street, >.t. m3 Church
street, is-7 Church.
PLATS?US. 1-1 Bunk street, 198 Church
street, 221. 131 Church,
STORKS r; Bank, 49, '.i Commerce,
Wain streeti S3 James streel, n<> Water
street, 341 Church street.
OPP1CKS- .'7 Main. 16?, llT'.-. 20tf Mala
Cumi.bi-ll's what i
BHAMBLRTON -nil Pcruuson avenue,
KM Lovltt avenue, t-'i IllKlilund. I2ti W'll
GEO. Ii. D?WES,
FRUITS AND PR??UCE,
110 WATCH STREE 1 .
1S?YER & CO..
Railroad. Steamboat and
4 ana 6 West Market Square,
Have Ton H Plauo! II >oi hy Satt
When it is within lite reach of every
one to possess an Instrument at the
prices we are offering them. We
can sell you an elegant Mahogany
Piano, 7 1-.". octave, for $2Cf>, on easy
payments, and if you contemplate
buying in the near future, you will do
vyiell io call on us at out t -mpornry
location, "inj M*in street, Bassett's old
stantl. and secure a bargain before
We move to our former stand, with
Watt, Rcttew & Cla>\ cornei Main
and Qranby streets.
Specialties We Otter.
Gents Patent Leather Sho4s, 4 i-l'
to C.$1 2s
Gents Dongola Congress, .". lo << 1-2. I 118
Gents Solid Leather Shoes. 0 t.. ii. i r,
Gents on Grain Working Gaiters., t <*
Gent* Buckskin Working Shoes.! l
Gents Red Working Shoes. 1 co
Child's Kid Button, H to 11. SO
Child's Solid School Shoes, s i-- to
11 . 75
Hoys' Solid School Shoes, 1.1 to ss
Misses' Solid s.-hooi shoes, 13 to 2; sk
Boys' Sf.lid School Shoes :: to "? !>8
Jffihl.KlfS ONE-PRICE SHOE
STORK. 40 Bank street. Opp. Court
Instriietion in Hu.lc.
Profo?s..r Charles Bo.-Jes. organist of
Cumberland Street m. E. church, takes
pleasure in announcing to tin- public
of Norfolk and vicinity that ho is now
giving till bis time to the teaching of
music, |dano. violin, mandolin, /and
flute, at his studio, v. m. c. A . building.
Terms and particulars can be learned
on application by letter or In person.
Dtess goods, luce curtains, and che?
nille portieres ? "popular prices."
Wrights', 1% Main street.
Oue line of Kid Gloves embraces Per
rln's. Deal's, Townes* and Tanner's
Well-known $1.50 Gloves.
NICHOLS \r WALLACE.
_lf>9 Main street.
All glasses fitted by In. W'Kt'K guar?
anteed by F. II. d.M.i.. 152 Main St.
Half-Dozen sterling Silver Teaspoons
In case for $1.
CHAPMAN & JAK KM AN.
Do your glasses suit \ou? It not see
Dr. WECK. 152 Main St.
lilbbey and Mount Washington Cut
.Gioss at low prices &'. Chapman &
Two ot Uncle Sam's New Gunboats to Be
Launched a< Newport NewsTa-Day.
THE NASHVILLE AND THE WILMINGTON.
A i nil lleacrlpilon of Ihe Two Vesael*
nml What Thej Ar?' ttxpcelctl lo l>?i
Designed lijr Chief \nvnl Con.
strnrtor Hltclitioi'ti lion llie
l.aniirii Mny be Keen n.v Our People.
At noon to-day two more ?>f the vcs
hcIh composing Uncle Sam's new navy
Will lUiul Upon the Wallis >.f Chesa?
peake Hay. They are the Nnahvllle
nnd WllntluKton, which have been
building at Newport News during the
pasl year. It will be the second time
In Ihe history of this country ?ehen two
war vessels have i.n launched on the
same >iay. and it is probable thai thou?
sands of people will witness the gnat
Th? awarding of the contract for
building three gunboats for the United
States Cloveriunonl i"> the Newport
News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock ?'..ai
pany whs an important evenl to Hits
section, for it turned the eyes of all the
world neon us ami told Ho- people of
this country that Virginia could suc?
cessfully compete with any section of
America in the construction Of ships.
The two vessels which will to-day
slide upon ihe waters nf Hampton
Itoads will compare, in point work?
manship, with any in the world. The
llrst will enter the water about '.?
o'clock ami the second two hours later,
according to the progrumme as ar?
ranged. The people "f this city will
have amide opportunity to witness
the launches, for many or tin- steamers
Will run excursions to the big ship?
yards, leaving here early this morning.
The gunboats Nashv ille and Wilming?
ton, though differing in many details,
are practically the first vessels of the
now navy, which, while perfectly son
worthy for round Hie world cruises with
their remarkably large radius of action,
are peculiarly adaptable lot service on
Ho- inland waters of the United State:
nml other countries ami by reason of
?their comparatively moderate draft may
lie expected to visit localities w here war?
ships are virtually unknown On the
stocks beside ihem, the Helena, a sister
...hip in every particular Is rcud> to he
launched next week, am! these vessels,
drawing only nine feel of water are a| t
to prove the most useful steamers own?
ed by the United Slates They are ,1.
signed for river service, more for utility
in protecting American property ami
.it teens up the Vangtse Klang above the
points now reached by nrined vckki Is
than for possible auxiliaries lo land
forces In times of riot on the Mississippi
and Us tributaries, but tor Hi.- latter
purpose Ihej could always lie availubh
The Nashville, while of slightly greater
displacement and depth, can enter all
the shallow- Southern ports and in limes
of such trouble as thntof last year at
llluclleld, when th.- American men-of
war were compelled to anchor In the
? pen roadstead, they could go right Into
Ho- harbor ami command the town with
their Minis. These vessels an- prohtl
bl> the last of their size thai the United
Slabs will build linsltcalhcd with wind.
Congress having stpuhitciKthrough an
Inadvertence that they should be "steel
gunpouts," which teil to an opinion
from the Attorney General at the time
thnt they must be constructed wholly
of Steel. The keels Wi fe laid the latter
part of hist year by Ib.- Newport News
Ship lltilldlng Company, under con true!
t?.ph-te th.- vessels by January 2Mb
next year, at a cost ol $2S0,000 each. The
Nashville must maintain 1-1 knots pel
hour with a premium or penalty of
(20,00(1 a knot above or below thai lit.
lite. If below 1.1 kllOtil til.- --Iii;, will
lie rejected. The other two Vessels lire
to hale a maximum speed o| III knots.
The hull ami general ar?
rangements of th. Nashville
w.-re designed by i'Iii. I Naval Con?
structor Philip Hlchborii, who Ins
sighed all the recent American warships
that hove In come famous throughout
Hie world, on account of their speed
am' other superior qunllttes. A double
bottom is tio urriiuged hi sub-dlvisl< nS
that at least two of the vessel's skins
must In- pierce*' to admit watei' to Uli?
lire looms, besides which then- Is a
water-tight deck near the watet' line*,
which, with tin- coal bunkern, protect
.ill the ship's vitals." Tin Nashvllh
?s- schooner rigged fore and afli lb:
general feature.-- ami dimensions nre:
Length on in,- h id water line; normal
displacement. 220 feel: maximum
; I readlh, moulded. SO feel: mean draught
:.t normal displacement, it feet; normal
displacement, l.jj?i tons; free board, at
how. 17 feei ii inches; free hoard ??>'
stern, it; feet - inches; coal carried at
normal displacement, 150 ton.-; tali coal
capacity, 380 tons: speed; contract, u
Her complement will consist ot li of?
ficers, 129 sailors ami in marines. The
vessel's battery will comprise four I
hioh guns, mounted in the open on the
Imam ?leck, two being placed forward
[ami two aft. in pairs, on opposite si.!. >
?.f the ship; font- 4-inch guns In a -
innren sponsons on ib.. gun deck two
on each broadside, amidships; four ii
pounder Hotchkiss guns, two forward
ami two all. in 1-Inch armor, d spousiimi
on the gundeck. Two 1-p. under Hotch?
kiss ami two Catling guns will hi <ar
riod on th,- main deck. She also carrli .?
a Whltehead torpedo outfit;
Th.* esseiitiaJly novel feature of
the Nashville is h.-r machinery, de?
signed under tin- direction of Chief
Engineer Melville, of the Navy.
The craft will be propelled by twin
screws, ami tin- motive power will con?
sist of two sets of vertical Inverted
quadruple expansion engines, having
cylind.-r diameters of 11. IT. 2-1. and 34
inches respectively, with a stroke of
eighteen inches. The low-pressure cy?
linders arc placed forward of the other
cylinders, and so arranged that they
cm be disconnected when it is not dc
slrcd io tun tl.nglnes at full power.
The remaining cylinders win tun as
triple expansion engines. This result is
accomplished by having two sets of
boiler-, four ttibulotis boilers, carrying
L'.'.'i pounds pressure, and two cylindri?
cal tsheiii boilers, carrying 160 pound-.
When the engines an- working at full
power all the boilers will be used, but
the er il boil.-rs w ill supply steam di?
rectly to th.- high pressure cylinders,
with t ie shell boilers will deliver their
steam to tin- first Intermediate cylin?
ders?or tin- llrst receiver?where It
will hi. met by tie- hlgh-ptOSSUrc < x
haust at lfin pounds r.,-ossuro.
a novelty in the arrangements fnr the
comfort of the officers and to econo?
mize space Is the provision of berths
similar tu those In a Pullman car. A
complete electric IImI>t plant will be in?
Tin- Wilmington ami Helena, until
recently known as Nos. S ami ?. have
but one military mast, und while thu
battery is the same as thai of the
Nashville,.Its arrangement is different,
two uf the four-Inch can.-- being mount?
ed ?n the forecastle, ami the remainder
on tin- gun deck. They have no sail
power, Inn to pivi' them Increased
manoeuvring capacity, they have two
rudders, one before the other, which are
expected to exert enormous turning
leverage, The engines arc twin screw,
triple expantion with cylinders U D2.
22, and inches diameter, a piston
Btroke of eighteen Inches, and are do
Higncd for l.tlOU Indicated horse-power,
with a bollei pressure of ISO pounds.
Tin- boilers an- especially adapted for
the use of salt water, being readily
cleaned of scale,
It was Inn ndod thai Miss Olllld. a
daughter ??! tin' Mayor of Nashville,
Tenii., should christen the new gun
boat Nashville bill a telegram yester?
day to tho Navy Department will ne?
cessitate ii change in tho plans, it was
thai W illiam tiiilld, son of the Mayor of
Nashville, was accidentally shot ami
killed a' Nashville on Thursday. Tho
telegram containing the sad news was
frmn Mr. Orr, who requested tin- de?
partment t" Inform Mayor Guild and
ins daughter, who are on route to
Washington, and to request them to
return to Nashville ut once. Secrelur-y
Herbert Immediately wired Mayor
Guild, at Harper's Perry, W. Va . in the
hope ot reaching him there. As Miss
Oulld will undoubtedly return to Nash?
ville, it will be necossttry to select some
oilier young lady in tho Tennessee con?
tingent to christen He- guultoat.
Mis- Marls Held, or Miss Ocorgle
Orr, of Nashville, who arc with Mayor
Guild's part-, will pi-obubly b.lect
ed Miss Ority, ii daughter of Senator
Oras "in christen tho Wilmington.
A dispatch from Washington last
After consultation this afternoon be?
tween ii representative: of Secretary
Herbert and Mayor Guild the Secret a i
decided to ask Miss Km mil Thompson
to ait us sponsor for iho Nashville, In
place of Miss Oulld. Miss Thompson I
With a party of Tennbssecana now at
nid Point Comfort. Hen Joseph Wa.m
Ington, Hepiesentatlve in emigre - Hon.
Tennessee. Im? been asked b> leb-grt jilt
i.present Miiyor Guild at tint launch
ling and io respond to Ihe toast of 'fThc
Nurhville." Mr. Washington is also at
Old i' dnt.
a parly, numbering nearly one hun?
dred, b it Washing!) ii this evening for
Newport News to witness the launching.
Secretary Herbert ai d th- AttoiT.oy
Gonernl represented tin- Cabinet.
.Am..m: other guests were Assistant Si e
spliiry ami Mrs. McAdoo. Captain ami
Mrs. Sampson, Paymaster Oeneial
Slowurt. und wife. Knglnoer In Chlcl
Melville; Chief Naval Const met or Hi' h
'..?in and wlfi'. ami a party from W|l
mlrgton, I'd., beaded by Senator Cray.
Wilmingi in. Hei.. <> i. a parj.y of
fniiy. principally members of tin- Hoard
of trade, some accompanied by Iheii
wives, h it lor N'owport News this ihorn
im, mir tie- Now York. I hlhidolpbin
and Norfolk railroad, to attend tho
launching nl tin gunboats Wilmington
and Nashville Tin City Council parly,
headed by Mayor Jeffries, Ich this after?
noon via tie- Baltimore ami Ohio rall
rond. Senator Oray's daughter, win is
to christen the ?nid....it Wilmington,
left this afternoon with a party of
friends fir Washington. Tliey will ...
romptiny Seen tui\ Herbei 1' t party ? ,i
Mayor t'elill s l.\plannt ion.
When Tin Virginian's reikirtor look
down the pK.cecdings id life Pullco
Hoard on Thursday night, and the i|ties
Hon of th.- removal of Officer HitSs was
discussed, he heard the Mayor stale
that the reason that h.- voted a-ttiu. :
the removal of tin- ofllcer was i.ause
no spocltlc charges had been pteferi .1
before Hi ? lion I'd. ami that tie- simple
jcciisiittoiu- as to ids removal limn
ihe church on tlccmiht of drunkenness
had not been proven by evidence be
fore ihe Police lioiird, and thai he did
not think thai tin Board should ...
move an oilicer until he had bei i pr.|\i n
guilty ho fore I lieht.
Mayor Pettit dees not dlsiiiito ibo
eluirgi tin.' th.Hfer was rot ...\. ?
frOlll He- chui i h as charged; bill :? ,
that a conviction before Ha church
body is not a conviction bo Tore thi.ii1
Board, any more llu.u a conviction Ii?-,
fori? a court in Port nr nth |iu Ulli i
.ui.i;:c in rendering a decision against
htm in Norton, without a I rial here
'Ihe Mayor asks that the nbovi be
pllbllsltod that tin- public may under?
stand that while he ruled against the
removal ..t nil,,. .- Huss. it j.. .?,| ,?;,
ho doubts th.- .lust ice of the net ion ol
Ih.- church, but liecitu.se HUlliclonl hvl
deuce and He- proper chargi s had i.. >.'. -
u preferred in t:-.,- Police Board
Special lo Atlanta i:.\ position.
To ?c(Nimmodillij> persons desiring to
attend the KxiK)slilon on Virginia Daj
' '! '.1 - lhi> Norfolk ami Carolina
Itnllroud will .-dl round-trip ticket'
< Ictobi 20th and L'lst. Kood fur i. h flit j s
at $12.00. Quick time ami good service
J. A; NK 1.7(1 hiB AP EII
Puss. Ag'l. 06 Main street:
A Shoe Ml oi l. at t mm.
Mrs. is. Raphel's entire stock, at \0
Hl> Church street, must be sold m oiioi*
Everything thut portaluk to iirst-clno
shoe-making, at cost to cl?st out tho
l>rol. AlllOllill Kcile/ya.Iiailc.ii:. loi|(|.
Montcflore Mall, BVnchuroh street
Classes for ladles uiid geutlcmeii Mem
days ami Pridnys 8 p. m.; foi Indies and
children Tuesdays and Saturdays V p
in. Terms mote reasonable this yoni
than here!of01 e.
I Lamp Tables and PlVe-O'Clock Teas
now styles, at Chapmaii ,?i Jakemun'k.
j Sterling Silv.-r Mounted Pocket -
Books, Seal and Alligator, for ?'.."> cents
each. CI1APM.AN ,Vr.lAKKMAN.
A >ew I m nl >lethod.
Heir Hans Mettke uses th.- vocal
method nl Profcssoi Julius Hoy, I:, 1
lin. Piano and violoncello taucht
Pupil's Mustcalcs. Address I::.' Gran
by stiver_ im.
Professor G. Bolloiza will ;;i\(. danc?
ing lessons Tuesday ami Thursday
night of this week at tin- Hunter Woodis
Hall, instead of Masonic Temple, as
heretofore. Por informatlc-n Inquire at
No. z'i\> East M.un street.
Dm. Harmon A Plrey.
Eye, Ear, Nov.- and Throat. foniuil
tution tree. ISC Main street, Norfolk)
WINDER'S LONG RIDE
A Western Newspaper Man Proposes to En?
circle This Country on a Bicycle.
HE WILL ARRIVE HERE NEXT FRIDAY.
lie llii'. Kltttlon Over IS,?OU Miles ol
ills Journey Around llie I'liiteU
sin.mi will Probitbly Win a
Prise of SI.OOO nml a llonse nml
l ot in |? is Kiitive i it.> ?
?a March nth Toni \v Winder, edi?
tor uf the Warsaw, Ind., Wasp, started
from .\,.\v Orleans t<> make u bicycle
trip along the coast und bordi r line of
the Trilled Slates. He will arrive in
Norfolk next Friday, and will slop at
Hie Atlantic Hotel. The Hip was to
cover 21,600 miles in consecutive
day.;, or it dally average <?'' seventy
i miles, crossing llilrly-ihi'ee States
and Territories, 22U counties, visiting
:!.'.si eitles, towns, nml villages, and
i glutciiiig ut seventy-six points en
rente. Tins is the longest bicycle Jour?
ney, with in without a lit.limit, ever
undertaken, being considerably upifc
thaii llie circuit of ihe globe, which
requires front two to Ihren .'.ears. More?
over. In milking a trip a round the
globe, the ..realer part of the Journey
can no I be made on a wheel, as seas
must he crossed. Rut Tum Winder
Will forfeit the $1.000 which 1st !?? be
al\en him by llie manufacturers of
the v.iie, i he rides, upon ih.mpletlon
<>r his i id.. If he takes : dvailtage id' any
no si ? ..| navel otiier than those af?
forded I ijf Iiis w heel and his feet. Kx
ceptlon Is made in cases where ferries
must hs Used in order t<> cross rivers;
but -Mr. Winder has mad" use of ferries
Oiilj rdur timer; in 15,000 miles that he
has alreaoy covered.
The reeeid breaker Is a wiry man.
weighing about 120 pounds. His Pun;
journey does nol seem to have worn mi
him any; but he is no longer a bicycle
enthusiast. He has been completely
cured, and will not imike any more
hm;; trips, lb- thinks Hint railroad no?
vel will be ciio.I , hough lor him in the
Mr Winder rode mil of New Orleans
? hi Mai I'll 14th, and proceeded west to
Riverside, Ctil.i where he arrived in the
latter ran of April. While passing
through Texas he was held no by .au?
dits, ton as he carries ito valuables and
hui Hui.- money, his hotel expenses be?
ing arranged in advance, the road
agents s nothing. Leaving Riverside
he rode io Seattle, which he reached
i n Ma.v Mill. Then he turned Khst.
The rob lo w hich he wn i obliged lo travel
i d htm fur from tlie beaten i<ath "i
navel. Orteii In- was obliged to sleep
mi lie- prairie with im eov. ring, lind at
on, lime, in New- Mexico, he went
without food for thirty-six hours, lb'
has shared :?. wigwam with a frit Hilly
Indian more than one.-, and many a
Ctll'IOUS savage has tried in vein to
ride his wheel, will: Ih?' In variable
conclusion thai It was ''heap no goo I."
Among ilu Iiidhilis he met with kind
treatment, and the much-abused M -xi
cati greasers of the border never failed
to Offei '.he protection of their humble
huts and a share of their scanty food,
li w'ns union:; the poor whiles ihn! Mr,
W imhr in. I with Insults and rough
treatment: Mhn> Of.these Ignorant and
aipcrutltlnus persons refused a night's
shelter to ihe bicyclist, and soimb
ti-i e- he found it almost Imposnlble
to engage them in coiivi rsittlo:i.
I'll.- journey from Seattle to Ran gor.
M.-.. was mad.- in Hi ret* months. Stay
'.'lith io August ftli. Prom I'Ortlutid,
Me., he will follow the eoast as closily
as possible as fin as St. Augustine. Hin.
Prom St. Atigtisllito !'?? will go to
(ialtii-sville. and thence io New Ot'.
leans, where be i scheduled to arrive
on January i>th
Mi Winder has met with several IIC
eldenls to bis wheel, which caused
him many wl r.r.V miles of welkin;-..
Since th.- start in has broken Ihi'eo'
chains and Im hut laid folii-;different
tires on his front \\jheel ami I'.v. on
the rear. In son .. States he was ol lit:
ed lo Hde over corduroy roads. fOHOed
<.f tree trunks a foot and a half thick
Inn .lose together, with branches
?treWed upon them. Mr Winder
States' thai Hi, best loads be has seen
are In Vermont anil Maine. Kven the
New Vork mads nre poorer, being cov?
ered with stl ii?'s
When this trip is Hillsliod Mr. Winder
w ill have estnldi^ln d a record thut can
not be easily hrok ?:. lb- is travelling
as a correspondent .-r th.. Ituffnlo Kx
pr< i. und it is said lliiti if 1:.?mpletes
ii,- trip in th specified time a house
ami lot awaits lillli in Ids native city.
Poster 'i?ii Signed.
The report in a paper yesterday Hint
Poster, the cate'.n of ihe Richmond
Club; has signed fin m xi season with
New V.nk. pro es to be incorrect.
Foster hai been negotiating with an
ageiil ..f the Neu Vork Club, but Ob?
jects to on.- ein use in tin.ntrnct. This
' n.av i.v.?!>,?. however, and Pos?
ter may ia> lo Ni ? York m xt year.
Thill Jo.i ml Feeling,
With the eiiiitllai?ting sense of re
newed health an I strength and in
terniit ideaiitliiesSi which lollows Hie
usi of Syrup of Pigs, is unknown to
the rev.- wlul have not progressed be
j yphii the old-time medicines and th?
cheap substitutes somctlriies offered,
but never accepted by the weli in?
We carry the Manhattan Shirt, fun
are HOW showing their latest ptoduc
NICHOLS .v WALLACH.
I Oil Main street.
Underwear! Underwear! Under
wear: Hood! Retter! Rest!
NICHOLS ,v WALLACH.
169 Main street.
t.r.i'i iMI'TH At llie residence ..! l i
pan-ills, in Mrlghton, Portsmouth. Va.
corner Pflhigliam and Pnvette Mtreiets
October ISth, IfWV, ill :i p. in .' HI'.N.IAMi:
KRANK UN. Infam n ol Win M. am
Annie T I.eComjito, iiged in months.
I'll net al services from Hie residence TO
MORROW (Sunday) MOItNtNC ill H
o'ciorli. Prlends and itotuntutiihccs re
SpCcifully Invited to attend.
Such a little break in the sod.
So tiny io lie a i;rave;
Row ('an we reu r --o soon to Hod
The beautiful i;;i; He s,lV.-V
CtlPPfl IMtntn. UfflitVQ ft
wo/ Wtijt ttlii BAiYS?i4 ffUUhMl M
i.i and 115 Bank St., >' j
NORFOLK, - - . VIliOlNIA,
l arge Slock of i'ini?bed
Konis fin? imbsioks.
4U Utiatjr Iw IMMhOlAlt PKLlVERY
wi; tnii ii KKi'iim.
forecast i?r o-a?r.
Washington, Oct. in.
-1 Virginia? Knlr: warmer H*t
r?m urdu \ . SOUthi I ly winds
rAln Nurtli Curollna- Pair: warmer
I in id.- Interior; variable winds.
- Th.- Ink. storm Is now .cntrul
to tin- east of Lake Superior.
Th.. barometer has f?llen throughout the
lake regions ami the Ohio Valley. A
high pressure prevails on tin- Atlantic
coast, and an extensive areu of high pres?
sure covers the middle and northern
Itocky Mouiitulii districts. Tin- tempera
tun has fallen rupldly in the northwest
unit inn risen in tin- lake regions, th"
Ohio and lower Mississippi Valleys and
A heavy rulnfu.ll lit Jupiter, together
with two in three showers of trifling
amount, comprises all the rainfall of tin
past twelve hours. Clear weather pre?
vails over most of the country.
Continued showers arc Indicated in
. juthern Florida, and generally roll
?A. ithei Is in.'i rated in all other sections
The temperature will be higher on the
Middle ami North Atlantic const, and
?in till in tin luko regions, ihe Ohio und
loWer Missouri Valleys.
Sun ris.-s. t;:ls a. in.: sun sets, f.:-J.! p. m.l
hiuh water. :? L'". a. lit. and 9:5S p. in.: low
wuler, 3:?S a. ni. and l:U9 i>. in.
f. S. Department of Agriculture.
vYenthet Bureau, Norfolk, <?et. is.
Local ntelcrolbglcnl data for inc. 21
[hours ending 8 p. m. last night:
Maximum lemperature .
Minimum temperature. 62
I Normal temperature deduced from
24 years* observations . 01
Departure fnuii hormal . 0
Dcpatturc since January 1st. 173
i tttilnfall for 24 hour.-. 0
Rainfall since tirst of month. 7*.
J. .1 OKAY, observer.
Civil Service RxtiiiiiiinllMiiN.
The regular seml-unnuul Civil Service
'xuminutlon for the iiosillons of clerk
und cut rler In this post-ofllce will be he Id
in Hm United States Court-room (Cus
tout House) on Saturday, December, 7th.
ISII5, at :i o'clock a. in No applications
will lie received later than ;i o'clock p.
in.. November ISth, lsio. The Civil Ser?
vice Commission takes this opportunity
of staling that Ihe examinations are
I open to all reputable citizens who may
desire !?? euier the postal service with?
out regard to their political ulllllations:
all such citizens arc Invited to apply;
they Will I? examined, graded and cer
tllied with entire Impartiality and whol?
ly without regard to their political views
or to any consideration excepi lliuli of
llcloncy, as shown by the grades thdy i
>htulti in llie examination. Age llnilta
Itton ror chirks, is. no maximum; car
| rlers. i'i tit 40.
Kor application blanks, full inslruc
[ i ems and Information relativ o to the du
s and salaries of the different pnsl
| lions, upplj at thu registry window of
? post-olllco to the Secretary of the
foot Im 11 To-tiny.
Aii arraugeinents for the name this
afternoon have been made. The two
teams arc nearly equally matched ami
a good game inu> be expected. The
Norfolk leant will lino up about as foi-]
lows: Sheen, i mire; McCullotigh, , nd:
i "all. guard; Irvine and Hudgihti, tack-1
les; Henth aitd Taylor, ends; Richard
Taylor, quarter: Walter Taylor am!
j Yrodw.-ii. half hacks; Dbwiiitig. full
?ach. Nearly all Of the above inoti
have played on the best College leunifi
in the Stale, ami are now using tin
I sumo methods of play us have heeii
adopted at th-- l,'nivorslt> of Virginia
tinder tie- couching of Mturklo, of l.'nl
\. rslty ot Pennsylvania. Th.- game will
I- i tilled promptly at 1 o'cloi k.
iii ] .i.s,
I b a-'oiiarters
I :? i kley, \ a . i let. IKthi ISSfi
COM It A DK
t am uii. i ted to noliry yoli that th.-r.
Will ... :, nr. . tine, of Ih,- Catil.n nl
licudtpiut-tcrM, on SUNDAY. KVRNINd
Oclol it ?Uli. al 7 .. . loci; shut 11. ill lllll
forui and white glove's, with budges id
attend niu.-.s :,i the t'riMhvterhiu
? am. it. Very respectfully,
-cia-ai__ w ji KiRBY.
I ha. hp Hirtel
Nultneyer-Shaw Camp. f. V.
Rerklev, V:i . (let is pur,
RKCIAL MKKTINO. I'oliuiideH vim
are teipiosted to attend .-. special meet'
14 oi to,. Hump ;,i t),( ,: lieinhniiirtoi
Vest It.-.Hi. Berkley, Vn . Sunday even
?ri. October L'?ih, at '. o'eiocl: sluirp. ii
:.Ilona, lo i.tI.! i-vIim s lit Hi,. Pion
.'torhiii Church, to le i- - (..-.,1 sernioi
o;i Comrade Rev William a Slav
ai;. i. Chaplain ni Hie Camp
i'lckett-Mui hatmn Slotievviilt run,..
I ill Confederate Veterans and Sons',,
i.t.... ..it. .. l-'urraout l'oiu. No t. ami
irtaoii .\. well Cost, .: a i:. are Ih
r-.l lo unite with ||S.
i' PRtTCHARD; Com
HOWARD i i I' LH ?. Ad I
11.< dai r . ouv i
VAN yVYPK'S ACADKMV OK MCSIl
1 one night. MONDAY, OCT. 21.
Hie favorite actor
MR KRKOKRICK WARDK:
Slid Ids dls.linitulstr i company in u su
p.-rb product .on ol
Prices, 25e? :.i. .. 7.v. and Ji.cu. gents o
sah- fiidai- morning. 0ClS-2t
i T- ,. -TV <L* W" SS I ;V 1 ?*i
^sS^^> Cannot be Excelled
OUR FALL STOCK
For Ladies and Misses
DOtfLE tSc SM?IL,
ii be 'mi'me
Kvcry customer put chasing
on- dollar's worth of Uroce
Nos Will be entitled to one
thlot. The lucky number will
re( Ivo. an elegant ADJUST
AiJLK^rjAK CHAIR, which la
now on exhibition al
ll Pickeft Grocery Co
43 MARKET PLACE,
How Is That Boy of Your3
c<FIXED . FOR ? CLOTHES?)*
"THE HUB'S" JUVENILE DEPART.
MENT is one of tItc most important features of
our business. It is a large, bright, Cheerful cio
partment, devoted exclusively to LITTLE FOLKS'
OUTFITS. You'll find everything in it right up
.villi the times, and wonderfully inviting and in
.cresting. Remcmbet, wo arc manufacturers.
Our cutters and tailors understand their busi'
nesb from A to Z. Our styles are faultless, our
variety of wearings unexcelled and prices low
. snOUgh to win your appreciation and patronage.
Jiz's from 4 tu 1G y< tr?
I Jacket. Pants In fancy
blue, black and solid
Suit sowed throughout
Roys' Bults, Btxes from ?! to 1?! years.
Exclusive variety of new patterns in
.-niuilv .ill wool weaving*, Double breast?
ed Jackets, Pants with double *??:,:<.
doubl- knees and riveted button < Entire
suit sewed with silk and made with re?
LONG PANTS SUITS.
Boys' I.oin; Pants Suits, si/...-, from 11
to 17 years. Hhic und black cheviots.
Styles in round i ut or double breasted
sacks. You'll I lankly acknowledge von
never saw better >r liner suits sohl else?
where for lets than $7 or Si.
Revs' SuiK'ilor Cusslmcrc and Tweed
SUIts?strictly all wool, Neat check and
fancy effects Sizes from H to Is. As
line a Sun as you'll Und elsewhere for
}i?>. We s. a them at the manufacturer's
pi Ice of t750.
HOW'S THIS ?
Sixes front -I to 1>'? years. Extra fine ai
wool faurh s. The Suiis ale iloubl
breasted?20 different patterns lo select
from in all popular shades and fancy
mixtures All seams reinforced. Doubh
seat, double knee and riveted buttons,
rtnvs' Fin- Slack Dlagoi
Worsted Suits, ItlllOl mad
to perfection; Style In
breasted oi straight sack
values ?n nt other stores,
worth all of JI5.
1 I COMFORTING,
ml and Fancy
t ami trimmed
s, As clothing
these stilt- ale
Extra line double breasted Suits for
bys. sizes I to 10, WiiavllIgS in cure j
,'ool worsteds, fancy cheviots, supcrllne ]
hsslineres; etc These nobby Suns an
rlmined to perfection and nuior made in I
tv, dressy and forta
S, Mellohs. Chlnchll
ind Montaghncs and
Lcliaiis. Colors In
black, brown and all
-(sob i I'tlees ;iout
$2.50 to $7,
We D.tck up the Literal Meaning of our Advarli:
Facts. We never offer excuses nor apologh
purchase at THE HUB as safely
imonts by Solid, Substantial
A Child cart make a
:. its Parents,
for ths Little Ones.
hiistl ?>-!?, Bustling Clothiers of Norfolk.
SO"7* 209 IVJoiri Street.
0& shoes, stockings
P A M'fC vStH :??? '??
head masks, 'jjftfej,
shin guards, ?? '},.'???
fmpX ' ?0T ball
il?S j guide i:OR *9>.
l the re?
QUIRE A\ EN i S OF
9 -?m^rir "E
3 V IV! AI N ST R EI ELT.
?Just Received !
A choice lot
SM ITH PI PHI) HAMS.
s.\:'.t11 r11: i.1 > :.t 11.1 > i.1 >;as,
smi rilPlEl.D SHOl'i.hi:::--.
A snvill lot White union-' for plckllui;.
N. u Buckwheat and Maple Syrup.
J. R. BRIGGS,
No, 1 Commercial PI ice, OUI
This week, 0 s|.i-. ial offering In Kuatn
eted Wax of all kinds. Ainu Coal Hods,
Buckets, Baskets and Bird Cattcs
J. B. Armstrong 6: Co.,
No, n Coiuiuerelul flare,
White front, third door from Main
UK A13 THE IMtOCKSSlON. There nr.
Hats to be ?Hin und Hats to I?' thrown
away. We have the li.iis to !><? worn b>
all. The l?-tl>y of tin- Season is ours, too
So is the price Umbrellas. Canes
(Hoves and Children's Headgear.
L i'flSK 0LIVE3 a CO.
Lowest Pr.cos. Ill Main Street
TP 7".; C > <f> (TM FT" T
KOOMSHl in:*} 212 C.UiI'Mi'IA MILD?
IN(.. (JUANIiY StkiiliT.
5> s? Went:
Dwellings :.. .in.l S.-J Charlotte street.
Dwelllau ..' Bui fitreoi
Dwellings I?j7 uial ;.! VOrlt si i:.t<iu.vd.
I ?tvellinu 10" lion ill tit i . . i
Dwelling :<7 Yarmouth mroet.
I nv. Mini: 4!i < in- ? i> ? 11 ?? :
I i? ? Hing 102 York street: Jan. 1. ?;?>;.
Olliei ? ..a Hank, C. run by and C'onunerca
Stores I.", ami ;7 Cotunn roe street.
Stores -<c an.I '. Clntri'li street.
Stums I im lint) aw Main strebt.
Stdro lf> think i in et
Stores M nr.il ": Itoariokc avenue.
Warehouses ?>n Plume uiul Kar.dol|>h
WHAT YOU WANT !
Stylish Fall Hat!
Children's Tain O'Siiaiilcrs,
FIFTY arid SEVEM-F1VE CENTS.
<rU? it I'rii is.
Walter j. Simmons & Co.?
HATTERS and FURRIERS.
Oi'KX KVKNINCS I N'I'i I. . - ? 'l.< ?CK
OCEAN VIEW HOTEL,
OCEAN VIEW. VA.
PALI. AND vVINTKK SEASON. The
inoSl ilioroti lit} eiini|i|.e?l hotel on the
\*lr?ltihi Coiist Excellent uccomtnodn
ilOIIS. : :< -:'ii li<-tit?.!. , - I.itr.ua.
Extensive Sun I'arlors, rurther III.
formation ie< VVintei Ket ! Guide Ih.uWe
I oi ail lead In ? railroad ??! . Idri ss
CIIAe 1* WALTON, M.m/rp.