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MUCH IN SMALL SPACE
Many Notes of Minor Importance But Full
THE ENDS OF HIS FINGERS MASHED.
l>epiity lllgb Countable Wnrrcn Bo
slgns-Thc Ullltary Hay Go to tbo
Mow Orleans Mnrdi Gras festivi?
ties? Dischargo In tlic Navy Yard?
Social and Fersomil Potpourri.
Deputy High Constable Warren has
teBl)ffied his position.
Tue soldlers will think that they have
gone: North instead of South.
All arrangements for the dedication
to-morrow have*'*6" completed.
Two of the water mulns in South
Portsmouth burst yesterday morning.
YeBterday was the coldest day of the
season. The thermometer went down
The Portsmouth Cycle Club made
about $60 on their races on Thanksgiv?
A number of men were discharged
from the yards and docks department
Tho Telephone Exchange are putting
new 'phones all around .to those who
The only business in the Mayor's
Court yesterday was two drunks, who
paid the usual fines.
A parly of petty oflleers off the Ra?
leigh gave a reception to their friends
at Hotel Vernon Thursday night.
A trip to the Mardl Gras, at New
Orleans, In February, Is being discussed
by some of the military of this city.
Mr. Hunter Griffin won the handsome
gold mounted pipe which was rallied
at Pearson's last night. He threw 43.
It has been remarkably dull for two
days In the newspaper business. Noth?
ing of interest has occurred in the local
Twelve thousanll ' dollars worth of
stock In the Home PermanejU Build?
ing Association matured tills week and
The sale of Mr. A. M. Robertson's
house, which was postponed from
Thursday, will take place at 12:15 to?
day in front of the Courthouse.
A number of people wore caught
napping yesterday morning by failure
to look after their water pipes. On yes?
terday they found them frozen.
A well-known young lady, who has
appeared before the public In numerous
entertainments, will be married next
Tuesday night at the Court Street 15ap
In another column Mr. John A. Mor?
ris, manager of the Acme Clothing
House, offers special Inducements In
overcoats and suits. He claims to save
you money by calling on him.
The case of Ida Stanly vs. the Atlan?
tic and Danville railroad, which came
up in the Circuit Courl on Thursday,
?was dismissed from the docket by the
Judge, after the testimony was henrd.
The first section of the Soubourd Air
Line with the Rn.ltlmorcans on board,
?which left here at 11:30 on Thursday,
arrived In Atln.nta yesterday at 7 a. m.
The last section reached there at 11
The Finance Committee met Thurs?
day night nnd considered the request
of the residents of Park View to bor?
row $100,000. They will make a favora?
ble recommendation on It next Tuesday
The Young People's Society of Chris?
tian Endeavor at Monumental M. E.
Church was largely attended last night.
Rev. L.. B. Betty made a short talk,
which was listened to with much In?
A colored man named Robertson had
the ends of his fingers mashed off yes?
terday by a hand truck running over
them wlille at work at the depot. He
accidently fell and met with the acci?
dent. He was attended by Dr. L. A.
Tbc Rallrftitd Iteceptlon.
A reception was tendered the rail?
road men nt the Y. M. C. A. last night.
About 600 invitations were sent out, but
only about fifty persons responded.
There wus no speech-making, only in?
formal |alks among the men. The
farce, which was presented at the an?
nual meeting, was repeated, and was
greatly enjoyed, after which refresh?
ments, which hnd been prepared by the
ladles, was served. The entire even?
ing was pleasantly spent and all seem?
ed to enjoy tho some.
Don't sites the Rry Good* Bargains
At Hanimill'N This Meek. Nalo
. Closes Nntiirdny Night.
These prices are for cash only. Ham
mll's, 3201 High street.
For solid comfort get on the inside of
one of our $10 Suits.
JOHN A. MORRIS, M'g'r.
M?. High street.
A Well Known Fact.
This Bea.5011 has been very back?
ward as regards the weather, etc., con?
sequently December ist (Inda us with
a larger stock than wo ought to have
for this time of the year. We've de?
cided to cut the prices of all our men's,
boys' and Children's suits; also over?
coats, so that they will bo within the
reach of every purchaser. We've got
the stock and they must be sold.
BRESLAUS It ft ANTHONY,
114 High street.
Oni* 1'rireK for Suits mid Overcoats
Are Cheaper by 83.6(1Thun Any
Other Store In the Two
You can save that amount by buying
a Suit or Overcoat of us. M. Rosen
baum, 110 and 1SS High street.
A Gold iiullnr lor F.lghty Cents.
We ca'enot offer you. but we can give
you equal values by selling a good suit
t'or $7, worth $!i. and others at greatly
reduced prices. Stock must go. Re
n.ember we mean business.
LEVY' & JACOBS.
A big reduction on carpets, refrigera?
tors, canopies, and oil cloth for the next
thirty days. Buy now and save money,
at J. S. r raw ford's.
Fifty degrees warmer on Inside than
on outside of our $1 All-Wool Shirts,
Oil AS. R. WELT?N & CO..
Hatten? and Men's Furnishers.
Blnild KonainntOS Lawless.
At the joint caucus of the Democratic
members of the General Assembly, held
Thursday night for the purpose of nom?
inating "basement" officers. Mr. Bland
Mr. Chairman?A great many pleas?
ant duties have fallen to my lot, but I
know of none which have given me
more genuine pleasure and delight than
the'duty which 1 am about to perform
In placing in nomination' the name of
a gentleman for the honorable, digni?
fied, and responsible position of Secre?
tary of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The gentleman whom I shall name Is
thoroughly known to you ail as an
honest, painstaking, and Impartial offi?
cial, performing the functions of his
office with that degree of promptness
and accuracy which has won for him an
enviable reputation, and which has re?
flected great credit upon those who
were fortunate enough to have the
honor of parttclfiatlng in his elevnitioii.
"Mr. Chairman, the gentleman whom
I have reference to Is not only what 1
have suld of him In his official capacity
but ho stands before Virginia and Vir?
ginians as a splendid representative of
young Democracy of the Old Domin?
ion, who bear the burdens of her poli?
tical conflicts, and wage war unceas?
ingly upon those who seek to tear down
Democratic principles and uproot the
Jeffersonian Democracy, which Is held
so near and dear to our hearts. So
many are tho pleasant references that
could be made to the gentleman that
were 1 to even begin to enumerate
them, would take up more time than
we have at command; so 1 will merely
content myself with placing in nomi?
nation for the position of Secretary or
the Commonwealth of Virginia the
Hon. Joseph T. Lawless, of Ports?
Senator Flood moved that the nomi?
nation of Mr. Lawless be made by
acclamation, which was done.
Fire at tVllklns' Woodynrd.
Yesterday morning about 4:45 o'clock
an alarm of lire was sounded, caused
by the whistle or a switch engine of
the Seaboard Air Line. giving the
alarm. The steamer Virginia, turned
out and was soon on hand, but her ser?
vices were not needed, the fire being
put out by some men with buckets of
water. It seems that some or the men
who work Tor Mr. WllktllS made a tire
In the rear part of his yard on Thurs?
day afternoon and when they left at
night poured some water on It and sup?
posed that it was out. but It must have
rmouldered all night, until it reached
some wood and set it on fire. The dam?
age was light.
Fire at Phillips A Mnhnney'N Mill.
Last night shortly after 6 o'clock lire
was discovered In the upper part of
Phillips & Maboney's mill, on the Union
bridge causeway. An alarm was sound?
ed. The steamer Virginia came out.
but was not put In use. the fire being
put out with hose from the (Ire plug.
The lire originated between the celling
and the weather boarding up In the
cupalo. The damage amounted to
about $25. The proprietors cannot con?
ceive how It caught, as there had been
no fire In tho mill since 5 o'clock. "
For lack of a quorum there was no
meeting of the School Board last night.
Present?D. A. Williams. George A.
Traut, W. V. H. Williams, B. F. Howell,
James C. Proctor. Charles Morris, Hobt.
Glover. Less R, Hall. It is essential
lhat a meeting shall be held before
Christinas In order to allow the teach?
ers' pay, etc.
List of deed wns admitted to record.
ChaS. M. Morris qualified as a mem?
ber of the School Board from the Third
James N. Peed qualified on the estate
of the late S. S. Peed, the widow waiv?
ing her right to qualify.
Death of Mr. Walter J. Hull.
Mr. Walter J. Hall, a well-known
resident or Norfolk county, died sud?
denly at his home, near Bower's Mill,
yesterday morning In the 65th year of
his age. He leaves two sons to mourn
Appointed it l lei n in the Senate.
Mr. Snmuel Nlemeyer, a well-known
resident of this city, has been appoint?
ed a Clerk In the Virginia State Senates
Sam. Is a most excellent clerk and the
selection Is considered a good one.
Kentucky Fool Itooni Fined.
Cincinnati, O., Dec. 6.?The Jury in
the Sol. Shall) pool-room case in Cov
ington, Ky.. returned a verdict yester?
day of $500 line and thirty days Impris?
onment. The Indictment was for a nui?
sance consisting or keeping a pool-room.
The case will be appealed.
lto.nl the ?eiuli Koll
Which the bills or mortality of any
large city may be fitly designated, and
you will find that renal and vestcal
maladies, that Is to say. those that
affect the kidney und bladder, have a re?
markable prominence?we had almost
said?preponderance. Height's disease
and diabetes in the chronic stage are
rarely cured, and gravel catarrh of the
bladder and diuresis, slay many. Yet
at the outset, when the trouble merely
amounts to Inactivity of the organs In?
volved, tho danger may be nullified by
that thorough renal tonic and diuretic.
Hosteller's Stomach Bitters, which Im?
parts the requisite amount of tone to
the organs without ovr-r-excitlng them,
and the use of which Is convenient, and
involves no elaborate preparation.
Dyspepsia, a usual concomlttdnt of
renal complaints, and debility, which
they Invariably produce, are remedied
by It. So also are constipation, mala?
rial, rheumatic and nervous ailments.
You Have a Chance to Save Money.
A beautiful 13-4, extra size blanket, rc
uced from Jio to jo.no.
A grand blanket, all pure wool. 11-1,
regular price. $7; special price. $5.
Ask to see our J.'t.'JO blanket, reduced
100 pairs gray, wool blankets, reduced
from $2.50 to $i.4!>.
25 do/., linen front, unlaundried shirts,
reduced from 50c. to 3flc.
We must have room; this will be the
week for bargains.
A. J. PHILLIPS.
Under Oxford Hail?
Save a dollar anil get a better coat
from JOHN A. MORRIS, M'g'r,
' 303 nigh street.
M iksioxakiks INI tikufv
Kelf-SucrlUcliiir nud Heroic I'tlcr
nuccs Ironi n Mfsalounry.
Boston, Deo. 6.?Minister Terrell, acr
cording- to cablegrams from Constanti?
nople, published u few weeks ogo
urged the withdrawal of missionaries
of the American Hoard from the inte?
rior of Turkey to the seaports. The fol?
lowing letter has been received from
a missionary of the. Hoard explanatory
of the situation from the missionary
point of view:
"PVlende. neighbors, and others are
always urging the abandonment of
these interior posts, but the ladles feel
that this Is not to be thought of. Our
brethren farther inland are standing
firm. Why should not we? Tho Gov?
ernment authorities give every assur?
ance that whatever happens the for?
eigners will be protected. We believe
in showing our confidence in these as?
"Should we run away lirst, tho very
valuable property of our boards would
be-looted; second, our schools would be
dispensed, and the work broken up
that It lias taken so much money, pray?
er and toll during so many years to
build into its present fair preportlons:
third, the native Christians would be
plunged Into still deeper distress and
terror by the flight of Ihoee whom
they naturally look to for help, comfort
and proJ-rclll.on; by the very growth
and success 'of God's work he fr?s
greatly Increased our responsibility In
this matter; fourth. our presence
serves to restrain the blood thirsty Im?
pulses of even the most fanatical Mos-|
lems. while we are here they don't dare
to act sin they otherwise would, nor do
their long-headed leaders
'This last reason alone would de?
cide us to stay here even to the Inst
degree of |-lsk to ourselves. If we
fall martyrs to our desire- to prevent
horrible massacre, so be It. God has
plenty of workers to take our places.
Never were our schools In more hope?
ful condition than new. We think 11
best to continue on quietly with our
work, for one thing. It ha-s a pacifying
effect on the disturbed minds around
US. Indeed, there kf nothing else for us
to do, since to send our pupils home
would be to expose them to almost cer?
DfJRRAXfT'S DAYS M 'im iini.
No Clretimntnnees t? Mitlaute Hie
Atrocity of His Crime. i
Sr.n -Francisco. Cal.. Dee. C.?Judge
Murphy this morning denied the motion
for a new trial in tin* case of Theodore
Durrant, and ordered 'that he be turned
over to the warden of San Quentin pen?
itentiary to be kept until the day hap
been ? fixed for passing sentence upon
Judge Murphy said he approved the
verdict of the Jury. 11 being the only
one that could have been rendered un?
der the circumstances. The defense
gave notice of appeal.
Judge Murphy, In denying the motion
for a new trial, said to the prisoner:
"No fair, conscientious, and honest
Jury could have arrived at a different
result. In the Justness of your convic?
tion the Court expresses Its full and en?
tire concurrent**. Inde>td, the verdict
thus rendered was the necessary and
Inevitable conclusion resulting from
the evidence of your guilt u.s disclosed
at the trial.
"There are no circumstances to miti?
gate the atrocity of your crime; It
Stands) almost*- without parallel and
wlhout the semblance of palliation if.
as Is claimed, by the prosecution, you
caused the death of the deceased in a
felonious attempt upon her virtue, then
indeed do you rldhly deserve the .pun?
ishment to be awarded against you."
Judge Murphy I hen ordered that Dur?
rant be turned over to the warden of
San Quentin penitentiary within ten
days, and to be kept In close confine?
ment until the day of his execution,
for which, however, no lime was fixed.
Durrant heard his fate without the
twitch of a muscle. He ttared at the :
Judge as defiantly as though be was
being arraigned on some trivial charge
Of contempt of court. When It was all
over he sat down, leaned over to his
father, nnd smiled.
nit; ItOOM FOIt the: EXPOSITION
Anil n tieatnltig Arraignment Against
Chicago. Dec. G.?Southern hospitali?
ty. Southern resources, and Southern
prospects occupied the whole time of
the speakers at He- banquet of the
Chicago Freight Bureau to-night. In?
cidentally the Chicago-Southern States
Cotton Exposition received a big boom
and Southern railroads a scathing ar?
raignment for discriminating against
Chicago In Us endeavor to Increase its
facilities with the merchants of Dixie.
The gathering was a representative
one. Many of the leading merchants
and b?sintss-men of Chicago were pres?
ent, and enthusiastic feeling as to the
South was abundant. President Du?
rand was the lirst peaker. In calling
the meeting to order he said its pur?
pose was to advance the cause of bet?
ter business and more of It with the
great country beyond Mat-on and Dix
on's line. "1 believe," said Mr. Durand,
"it Is in the power of the Chicago
Freight Bureau to lend the Northwest
lo vlcitory and turn tin- balance of the
Southern trade, amounting to many
millions, to our city and bringing
from the South In return her cotton,
her fruits, nnd her sugar.
An Ohio Torpedo Plant Blown Up.
Findlay. O.. Dec. C?At about 10:30
o'clock tills evening a storage house be?
longing to the Ohio and Indiana Tor?
pedo Company, located about two miles
southwest of Rowling Green, and about
twenty-tlve miles north of this city, blew
up with terrific force In some unaccount?
able manner. At the lime of the explo?
sion the building contained about 350
quarts of nitro glycerine. Details iire
meagre, but, so far ns known, no one
The building Is located In a forest. A
few adjacent farm houses were badly
wrecked and some of the Inhabitants In?
jured. At Howling Green*nearly every
plate glass on one side of Main street
was broken. In this city the shock
was plainly felt, doors being rattled nnd
buildings being made to shake On'thell
foundations. Reports from I.lma. twen?
ty-live miles to the south of this city,
state that the shock was felt there also.
The Shock was als.? felt at Toledo,
twenty-five miles north, the water works
pumps being momentarily stopped by
the concussion. The loss will not be
Children Cry for
Mr. L. C. Griffith,'Who' Suffered for Year*
With F.lejiiiatlsm and Cearl Disease, '
and Was Scarcely Able to Walk,
States That He Is En?
Mr. L. C. Griffith, Curversvllle. Pa.,
says: "I was troubled with heart 'dis?
ease for years anil at times hail spells,
when 1 was like one dead, would sink
away und become cold,helpless and un?
conscious. Two years ago I had ery?
sipelas, and this was followed by a se?
vere form of rheumatism which spread
to all parts of my body. 1 could scarce?
ly walk, my bunds were' so drawn oil I
of shape that I could not use them, and
I was almost a helpless cripple,when 1
began taking - Munyon's Rheumatism
Cure. Our home physician had treat?
ed me for months without relieving
me, but in live days after beginning
Munyon's pills I could walk itrdtliid,
and now I am perfectly well. Mun?
yon's Rheumatism euro bus inadc a
complete and wonderful cure"of nil my.
Munyon's Rheumatism Cure Is guar?
anteed to be absolutely harmless and a
strong tonic in building up the weak
and debilitated. It cures ucutc or mus?
cular rheumatism In from- one to five
days. Sharp, shooting pains in any
part of the body stopped by a few doses.
A prompt, complete and permanent
cure for lameness, stiff back and all
pains In hips and loins. Chronic rheu?
matism, sciatica, lumbago or pain In
the back are speedily cured.
The Munypu Remedies net promptly
and cure the most obstinate diseases.
A separate cure for each disease. At
all druggists, mostly 25 cents a bottle.
i'ersonal letters to Prof. Munyon,
150". Arch street, Philadelphia, Pa., an?
swered with free medical advice for
Said PiiNlin Accused of Tren*t?n.S
I.iindon, Dec. G.?The Standard will
lo-inorrow publish u, "dispatch from
Constantinople saying the Itrlttsh Em?
bassy Is surrounded by strong patrols.
The dispatch adds that It would re?
quire columns to explain the circum?
stances that led Said Pasha seeking re?
fute in the Embassy and It he possible
consequences)'of his step, but that It is
sufficient to say that he was lately In?
vited to resume the Grand VT/.lcrate.
and (hut oh ills refusal he was 'impris?
oned for a Week in the tower within the
precincts of the VlldiS Palace.
Tile Dally. News dispatch from Con?
stantinople says thai when Said Pnshu
applied to Sir I'lillip Currle for asylum,
he explained to Sir Philip that his lire
was In danger. Said Pasha is the only
Minister or marked capacity who bus
not been sent away from the Capital.
It was always thought that his procli?
vities were Husslan, rather than ltrit
Ish, und surprise Is, therefore, express?
ed that he did not seek rt'/llge at the
Russian Embassy. He has the reputa?
tion of never having Ihtrlglieil with any
power and he has always M.lvHm' single
minded advice to the Sultan. He urged
upon the Sultan the extreme danger of
his present course. It Is alleged'that
i the Suitiiii questioned htm us to the
origin of the seditious placards that
have been posted about the Capital,
and asked him to use his Influence to
prevent a renewal of the posting of
these treasonable proclamations. Said
1'nsha replied that lie did not know
who the authors Of the placards were,
and being out of office, he was unable
to fulfill IIIs,Majesty's wish. The Sul?
tan thereupon reproached him with
being at the head of the iVvolutlonary
It Is obvious thai the reasons Induc?
ing hlm to take the grave step must
have been most Imperative since by
seeking foreign protection he rehd< rs IiU
lire worthless should he unit tin Em?
bassy, except with an Rngljsh escort for
the purpose of embarking on :i :'? rclgtt
ship. The fact that the favorite of the
whole Turkish nation as opposed to the
palace clique, has chosen Ihe Urillsh
Embassy for a rerun.-, gives Sir Philip
Currle an advantage thai he would he
foolish to let slip without fully pro Ill?
ing thereby. The nearest parallel to
the ].resent Incident was when Sir A.
Layard. in Madrid, addressed Marshal
Serreno as lacquey and drove with him
in his own carriage, if the present Inci?
dent Is adroitly used It may end once
for all the miserable palace regime.
Five >'c-;i-oes Executed In .South Caro?
Charleston. S. C. Deo. G.?Specials to
the Nqjvs and Courier from Hampton,
S. C says:
Three negroes who brutally murdered
Mr. E. It. Mears on the night of Au?
gust 9th, for the purpose of robbery,
were executed here to-day in the en?
closure of the county jail. They all
confessed the murder and said they were
prepared to die.
Chester. 8. C. Dee. C?Charles Lloyd,
the young negro convicted at the Octo?
ber term of court In this county for
the murder of \V. it. Welsh, a young
white man. at Halle's Gold mine, Lan?
caster county, on the 24th or August,
was executed here to-day at 12 o'clock.
He made no statement at all from the
Charleston. S. C. Dec. 8.?Special to
the News and Courier from Abbeville,
S. C ..says: Tom. Peterson, convicted at
the last term of the court of the murder
of J. J. Mosely. was hanged this morn?
ing between the hours of 10 and 11
Two Filial Full* in I.ynt'tlbnrg.
Lynchburg. Va.. Dec. C.?Mr. John M.
Woody, foreman of the Otfiiortmn
Works, was seriously Injured this morn?
ing by u rail frohl an Iron smoke stack,
at Hcald's bark mill.
Roderick Davis, an old and well
known colored citizen, fell through the
elevator at /.Hiding's factory. on
Twelfth street, yesterday afternoon,
and received injuries which caused his
death last night
A County Coiumlustoiier Absconds.
Columbus, <>.. Dec. 0.---A special to The
j Press, from Newark, Q,. says that Her?
bert Atherton, County ? Commissioner,
has absconded, deserting his family and
Inking $5.000 with hlm.' having morl
rtaged bis property for till it is worth.
It Is believed he has- gone with the
wire of a railway brnkeman with whom
he has been Intimate. ' The county
FOR RENT?House N?;;x:4lu Clifford
street., live rooms and with pity water.
For- terms, etc., upply atu419 Clifford
street. Possession Riven at once. drti-Jt
STRAYED OR STOLEN?Froni\rny res?
idence ut Port Norfolk, on Monday last,
u red und white spotted Cow, In", good
condition. Reward If returned to C./I-.
HARPER, Port Norfolk, ltox II. defi-3t j
DR. JOSRFH ORICE offcis his Pro?
fessional SbrVtees to the public. Of
llce, 410 Middle street. Residence. :tl4
North street. Portsmouth, Vo._del-2W
MORSE. THE JOB PRINTER, will do
your l?i Inline. .405 Crawford street,Mar
building; side door, Portsmouth, A a.
Telephono 13#._-_ nol2-lm
ACTUALLY GIVEN AWAY.
The Pieiefred Acctdem insurance componv
Issues the cheapest and best
On the market, und until January 1st,
lMHi, we will ?Ivo to evciy person of u
preferred clusstllcut Ion, who culls In per?
son, one of their
Hii.inio ?'??.11 III NATION POD.ICIlvH.
SPECIAL FEATURE?The Preferred'*
Policies cover, us Incident to a preferred
clussllllcatlon, nccldeiitul Injuries i sus?
tained while traveling for business or
pleasure, discharging the ordinary duties
of ii gentlemen about his house or grounds
or While RngAg id Cor pleasure or recrea?
tion In mint our baseball playing, bicy?
cling, yachting, lishltig, gunning or other
siiorts und athletic ? xcrclscs.
WALTER C. BROOKS & CO.,
njolT-lm 410 Crawford street.
. Specials for To-day.
Fancy Leghorn Citron, ISljc. per pound:
line Layer Rai ?Ins, lue. per pound: finest
Couklng Raisins, Sc. per pound; finest
Layer figs 12',-jC. per pound: finest
Soft>Shell Almonds, ISc. per pound; llnest
Shelled Alinouds. ;;;??. per. pound.; finest
Mixed Nuts. ISV&C. per pound. We have a
full Hue of all kinds of Nuts, Rulslus,
Candy, etc., for Xiuus. Come and cx
o mi He our stock before buying.
C. W. llt lXil.N'S & CO.
DE8I RAULE RESIDENCE AT AUC?
TION. -Desiring to leave the clt>. i
will otter for sale nt public auction
AT 12:15 P. M THURSDAY, DEC 12
BER 5th. 1S95,
before the courthouse door of the city of 1
Portsmouth, THAT VKitV DESIRABLE
HOUSE and LOT No. '.OS Fourth street,
Pa ('tics desiring a good home should ut
teiid this sale.
doS-3t A. M. ROHERTSON.
?I? 1113 ABOVE BALE IS POSTPONED
I on nccbUIlt of weither until SATUR?
DAY, December Tin, 'at same time ' and
Cuban SI unit Ion I or War Captured
Key West, rice. f..--The revenue Gut?
ter M'iiionn. left here last Tuesdriy' un?
der orders of the Collector of Customs
to visit Cape Sable, It having been re?
ported that a large patty of Cubani
were camping there waiting an 'op?
portunity to go over to Cuba. Sin.- re?
turned Ibis afternoon having captured
several thousand rounds of ammuni?
tion, several bundled rifles and mus?
kets, a large quantity of dynamite,
fuses and saddles and other military
supplies. At a camp were three un?
known men and a young man by the
name of Domingo Fchahdex, who |
wes bndly crippled, Ills feet being
terribly lacerated and swollen. The.y
were brought to the city Oil the Wlnona.
The others of the party had evidently
taken to the woods on the approach of
the cutter, as the camp looked as If It
had Just been vacated. The Cubans |
in his city are much excited over the
affair, and smali groups of men are
be seen on all corners discussing the
Hurled Io n Horrible Dentil.
Chattanooga, Dee. ti ? liy the fulliln
nl fi h'egro elevator boy to hear a signal
A! C. Hoyle. u machinist employed at
Hie furnace of the Dayton Coal und
Iron Company ojj Dayton, Teiin'.j was
to-night hurled iVfty feet to a hdrrlbh
dAath. As the cage passed the land?
ing on which Hoyle was waiting he
stepped aboard, but It shot so swiftly
upward that he was thrown in the shaft
and caught between the Iron girders of
the shaft, which Is an open frame.
There he hung for a moment, suspended
und then fell headlong to the bottom,
striking with terrible force en his head
and shoulders. The remains were sent
to his family, in Cincinnati, where his
falber. Valentine Hoyle, is a promi?
nent o m; i?actor und builder. The un?
fortunate moil lived eight hours liftt
Hie accident although his head was
mashed Into a pulp, and he was unable
To Clean Pur.
(New York Post.)
Fur. after some years' wear, will look
much Improved If cleaned with new
bran previously healed In the oven
Rull the hot bran well into the fur
with a piece of flannel, shake the fur to
remove all particles and then brush
thoroughly. Th fur will clean more
easily If the lining and wadding an
first removed, but such removal Is not
absolutely needful. The Hat. oily look
which mars the appearan e of the neck
portion of furs long in use Is mostly
if not wholly removed by the means of
hot brilh. Rub the fur the wrong way.
this meaning in this particular instance
the right way.
If the commanders <>f the Cuban army
who an- ordered to destroy all railroad
and telegraph lines within their reach
could only get at the Spanish cable they
would squelch the principle source of
their defeats, says the Washington
Are. most competent to fully appreciate the
purity, sweetness, and delicacy of Cuticwia
BOAI*, and to discover new uses for It daily.
In the form of washes, solutions, etc., for
distressing Iftflaniuiatlons, irritr.tior.r., and
weaknesses of the mucous membrane, it has
proved most grateful.
<T riei KA SoAI> appeals to the. refined and
cultivated everywhere, as tho most effectivo
?kiii purifying anil lraatifyiugsoap,aswclla3
purest and sweetest for toilet and hath.
(lied S CncM. Cour., tvic 1'ni.t'., Ik>>tuu,'u. S. A.
YOU WANT A C?HHI?G? T
Yes. and you want a nice one. too, especially It you want to attsnd a. Wedding,.
a gcrmuii or the theatre. >_V _ .
DAVIS, THE LIVERYMAN,
007 AND CO'.' MIDDLE ST It 15 KT, POTU'SJlOyTH. ,
Is the very man you want to see. Ills attendants are polite and obliging, aha."'..
CARRIAGES THE FINEST IN THE ST?TSJT
All tlu> elite ot Norfolk send bin? their orders.because his turnouts.are the most
ruKhloimblo of any In the two cities. If you are not a customer become one ana
gel the benefit or his 'supjrlor service. He docH not char?o you any more tnaii;
the Norfolk liverymen; and tan _ please you a great deal lietter.^Try h'm; -
FOR KALI-;?Three nucl a half shares
of Block Wist End Mews. ? Norfolk.
Va. Apply tu JOHN H. WINDER. I
Seaboard Air Line OtTlces, Ports?
mouth, Vn. noG-tC
JUST WHAT YOU WANTi
GOOD COOKING WINK?the best In
the lliurket- j: a gallon; also FINK
LIQUORS ?r every ?l< s. rlptlon at low
tlgui-rs. DUPKY'S MALT WIII8KHV
and PURK lU.ACKflKRIiY JUICE for
incdiclnat puriioses. All goods sold low.
<V K, JONES,
, nn2S-lm Cor. County and Middle sts.
UNLOADING TO-DAY I
A CARGO KltKK RURN1NQ STOVE,
K it!. NUT COAL.
Send us your orders.
The E. C. Brooks Comp'y. |
K ? GI" AR AN TICK TO SAVH YOU
MONEY?Chen liest lim; of Pictures
und Krames In the two eitle?. Prices
on Underwear lower (h?ll.ever, bul ipial
Ity belter. Examine our Hlunkets before I
buying. We promise to save voll money.
Oouds shown with pleasure.
(IEO. S. 11 ELL. Agent.
noS-lm_216 High street.
$5,000 Accident Insurance.
$21 A YEAR.
8H.OOO. liltc It I?ll), 8LS0 a .11 on til.
You need it permanently. Do not
travel without It.
oclO- JOHN L. WATSON.
W. C. NASH'S,
229 HIGH ST.
You will find the largest aim best assort?
ed stock of Capes and Cloaks to uu
found In the Twin Cities.
Klcgiinl Reaver and Kersey Conts, lat?
est cut, al Jt-M): Astrachan, Boucle, Diu
i;..nal>. Kreuch Cloth Conls (beauties)
from $G 10 .Jp'i.fiO. Klcgunl Srul Plush
Capus cdped' with Heal or beaver from
Stf GO to ik.i:<. Electric Seal, Ciina?n Seal,
Wool Seal. Reaver and AMraoImn Capos
al nil prll^?H. Beautiful all wool Dress
Go <ds ut SU; und up, all grades and
styles In blacks and. colors.
You Will also lind all lust season's
Cloaks <>:: special sale counter, and you
can get some gdod values very cheap.
It KM EMBER AT
*W. C. NASH'S,
229 Jllfch street.
I.Ire Nctvn Notes.
The latest cycling hat Is of felt, boat
shaped or Hal-brtuimed and with two
quills a bow of ribbon Is complete.
Mrs. Ell Job Johnson died at Char
lotlesvllle, Va? recently nt the I
authenticated age of 100 yeurs.G months
and S days.
Professor Dudley C. Stone, one of
the pioneer educators of California,
was struck and killed by an electric
car at Bast Oakland yesterday (Sun?
Recently David C. linker and wife,
of Derby. N. H? celebrated their Kohl
en wedding1 at the old homestead In
I.ondonberry, making i.thCi remarkable
record of live golden .weddings in that
Tile'late Clustnve Droz, the French
novelist, i was an' eccentric and out?
spoken character, lie was bitterly op?
posed to republican Institutions, which
lost him an election'to the academy on
Mrs. Rorep, the cooking-expert, says
the Americans eat too many potatoes
The tubers, she dec-lares, are an unde?
sirable food, encouraging to consump?
tion and scrofulous diseases, and should
not be eaten more than once a week,
i A replica of Michael Angela's colossal
statue of David was ordered recently
for the entrance bail of the public mu?
seum at Preston, tu Lancashire, when
it got there they found it was bare,
ami the (own council ordered It to be
put In a lumber room.
A herd of live wild swans Hew over
Cape May, N. J., bound South, a few
days ago. Before they had gone far
South Copt. Lewis Smith shot and
killed one, snow white in color, which
measured seven feet from tip to tip of
Senator Sherman lias outlived ntl but
one of the men who were his rivals in
the convention of 1SS0. Of that great
array?Grant, Blalne, Wlndom. Gur
lleld, Klihu B. Wnshburno and Ed?
munds?the latter alone survives, and
he Is living in retirement.
A doctor and an underaker are joint
occupants of a two-story building in
Ottawa. Kan. The doctor's office is
over the undertaker's. It is hot known
that any partnership e xists, but the ar
rnngment Is undoubtedly convenient.
Because of the long drought many
of the little lakes In Michigan have al?
most dried up. and lately the farmers
have been making money by driving
wagons Into the shallow waters and
literally shovelling the llsh out of the
lake Into the carts and selling them in
An Ideal opera wrap Is a mantle to
the waist of ermine, very full and lined
with dcad-leul* color satin. On the
shouldcrr. are cape-Ilk epaulettes of
shot-green and brown velvet, while lap?
pets of the same velvet fall from the
neck in front. The high collar Is lined
. A vandal pot hunter named Courtney
shot and killed a buffalo In the Yellow?
stone Park recently, and sold the head
to a taxidermist In Butte, Mont., for
$IfiO. He was traced by the United
States officials and was nrrested a few
days ago. He will be tried in Wyoming
for the offense.
Dr. Luella Cool, an American, wo?
man, who hua been practicing dentis?
try In Gautemala with great success,
is in California on a visit. She Is one
of a very few foreigners who are al?
lowed to practice In Guatemala, near?
ly all the others having been driven
out by a rigorous law passed last
The Cub?ti Insurgents should not be
cast down by the news from Havana
to the effect that the ranks of General
Gomez's army were broken by a Span?
ish charge and the entire crew put to
fight, because, says the New Orleans
States, to-morrow will bring the joyful
tidings that It was the other fellow
who got licked,
HANDLE WITH CARE!
And inko euro und look out for the beat
when you buy anything In the line of. '
sporting goods. There's money to bo
suved In auch purchases us In unythlng
else. Our ntorc Is the plueu to do close,
buying. We >ire the money savers of our
customers. (Be wise, und come to us for
Breech-Loading Guns, littles. Shells, Bi?
cycles, Fine Cutlery, etc., at low prices.
W. INJ. Whit?,
'?? ?: -\
108 High St-. Portsmouth, Va.
Gun and Bicycle Repairing a Specialty. !
WOOD AND COAL FOR SALE.
No. 1 Split Oak Wood a specialty, both
new and old. The best sheltered Flno
Wood in this city at any time, rain or
shine. Also the best grades of Stove and
Nut Coal at lowest prices at H. B. WIL
KINS", 1213 Washington street Pboni
91S. . High street ofllce 809.
Cargo Stove Coal now discharging. No*''
Stove. lCgg, Nut airi Splint Coal always
Clean Coal of best quality. Try It.
You will like It.
WM. G MAUPIN, .
Phone 007. 213 and 216 Queen St.
HOW HE VENTED HIS RAGE.
Uurled Nubjcctn Alive to Auncge HU
? The London Evening News publlshea-. ?
a letter from Quetta, a small town o?
Bcloochostan, near the Afghanistan
frontier, which states that the Ameen
of Afghanistan was greatly annoyed .
at the futlure of Nazrullah Khan, his
second son, to arrange for a permanent
Afghanistan representative at .London
during his recent visit to England.
In consequence of the rage of the';
Aineor of Afghanistan many persona-''
have been burled alive, a great- num-?.,f
her of his subjects have ,been lmpris-,;,
oned, while many others have flj-tii
from the country. A notable who'a?-%
compnnled Prince NaeruJlah 'on theji'
oocuslon of his visit to England, named
Kolwal. Is to lie tortured as soon a3
he arrives at Cabul. It is expected, that;
Nazrullah Khan himself will be pun-,
Ished, and that possibly he will ' b,0
banished from Afghanistan.
The Sprlnglleld (Mo.) Republican:
I says that the most honored and most
loved of the Southern generals who are',
living to-day Is Senator John B. Gof-?'.
don. That he was a lighter those .who;/
faced him know best, and to-day he io
known from oue end of this broad land;
to the other as the most eloquent ot-:
living American statesmen.
Brings comfort and improvement and '..y
tends to personal enjoyment when
rightly used. The many, who iive.;beU;.?i
tor than others and enjoy life mote,? with^)
less expenditure, by more promp$y^p
adapting the world's best products }tjj:>\
the needs of physical being, will attest . ?
the value to health of the pure liqtji&s'&
laxative principles embraced in tHo:
remedy, Syrup of Figs. '^fflBi
Its excellence is due to its presenting :?'
in the form most acceptable and pled*-;|
ant to the taste, the refreshing and.tr?ljgl?
beneficial properties of a perfect lux? ;j
ative; ctrcctunlty cleansing the ?yeteflaf':?
dispelling colds, headaches and feve|s:^
ana permanently curing constipati?flV^
It has given satisfaction to millions
met with the approval of tbo niedie&^
profession, because it acts on the :KicMtf
noya, Liver and Bowala without w^nk?'.,
cning them and it ia perfectly free Iro&i'jj
every objectionable substance. " :
Syrup of Figs is for sale by aU.drog,,;
gists in 50c and $1 bottles, but it is man*'*
ufactured by the California Fjg Sycri#|
Co. only, whoso name Is printed on evqifS
package, also tho name, Syrup of Fl^c:'
and beiug well informed, you wili 2u$
accept any substitute if offered, :<$W4