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THE HBST-.WINTER DAK
According to the Calendar, But It Was a
Summer Day in Mildness.
SUMMONED FOR BAITING A CELESTIAL.
Improvements at lb? tluion Depot?
Kcihitrbnbly <?uiet in 1'ollce Or
view?Tlie titty llospltnj Soon to too
An Assured Fuel?Tlie New Ferry
tiiuc System n success.
The days will soon begin to lengthen
The school teachers were till paid for
According to the calendar winter
There was nothing of Interest in the
Mayor's Court yesterday. ,
It hus been remarkably quiet In the
police circles for some time.
There was a large cave In the sewer
on Columbia street yesterday.
Christinas sermons will be preached
In most of the churches to-morrow.
The cotton factory will begin opera?
tions soon after the first of the year.
Tnerc will be special services in some
of the churches In honor of St. John's
Rev. Mr. Crocker is in the city on a
visit. He is a minister of seme reputa?
The electric* bills connecting the en
pine houses with the station house have
not been put up yet.
A committee frofli Stonewall Camp,
C. V.. will distribute, the funds that
they collected on MMday.
Attention I.; called i-V fite ad. or John
A. Morris, managt v. a which he sug?
gests suitable presents-)for everybody.
'I'll.- Chambers' Kit e' Company have
secured a. horse to take the place of their
handsome gray one until his foot gets
The Legislature adjourned for the
holidays yesterday. All the representa?
tives will be borne, for the holidays
A force of bands was engaged yester?
day in grading in front of the Union
depot !?:?< para lory to putting down n
The Wlii!.- Squadron will leave the
Roads for the \Vc."t Indies t,.-day. Sev?
eral young men from this city are on
Hie different ships.
The mi nihfirs of the City Council will
locate iha manner in which Crawford
street Is to ho extended before they
meet again in January
If all tin- money lli>Ht ha.-- been ami will
1..- spent otit the city for the next three
da ; was Kept at home our merchants
would hi- much better off.
The gentleman who fell from the
s-tnnd pipe on Thuisd'iv whs doing
\vi :i yesterday and unless something
nnforsi en happens he will he out In a
A colored woman who was committed
to Jail yesterday from Huntersyllle
upon a charge of Insanity, mad.- things
lively around the jail for awhile. She
made every one stand clear.
In another column Col. Is. R. <'.rif?
fln, trustee;, gives notice that he will
begin to-night at 7 o'clock, to sell the
stock of w. ii. Reeks, at 300 High street,
Those rronds consist of gent's furnish?
ings, suitings, '-to. See "add."
Charlie filddick was committed 'to
Jail for fifteen days yesterday by Jus?
tice Maynes for s;- .-.ling a watnh valued
at $1.50, A woman named Esther
Matth? wa was tried upon tlie same
Charge Mid was dismissed.
Mr. John E. Owens is titling the old
Wlngflcld ifitore on Grawford street,
which he r.ntly purchased, for a fac?
tory. I: \- "III add considerably to the
looks of tii:-.t locality. 11.- will move
his business there January 1st, 1S0C.
The gates oh the Norfolk side of the
river at the ferry are working splendid?
ly. Mr. Gill sa.ys that but f.r them the
night that the ferry-boat collided with
a canoe sumo one might have Inen
hurt. He clan not see how he did with?
out them so long.
Th- lumber to build the platforms in
the Union depot yard has all arrived,
There is enough of it to build a good
si/..- warehouse. The work of putting
it up will he commenced on Monday.
The shetls and fenoe will be put up
before spring opens.
The public schools were all closed for
the holidays yesterday. Tu gome of the
rooms there were entertainments, but
others had hone. Each teacher w as pre?
sented with a present by the scholars,
?and In some rooms the scholars re?
ceived presents from the teachers.
First class goods nro bound to tell for
themselves. Since Mr. W. J. Davis
commenced advertising Ids handsome
carriages, ."C-c, he receives "orders dally
from Norfolk for teams for weddings
ond funerals; There are none like
them In the two eines. See his ad.
The .hospital will soon be an assured
success. The Medical Association will
soon have their charter, then what
funds the ladies have on hand and can
make In future will he turned over
to them. Tt. Is .hoped that before spring
sets in thn.t the Hospital will be com?
The steamer Virginia was engaged
yesterday pumping the sewer out at
the corner of Columbia and Crawford
streets so that the sand bags that were
put In them to keep the water hack
while connections were being made
could be removed. The water had to
he pumped out of two mites of pipe.
A summons was issued yesterday for
several white hoys for throwing fire?
crackers, &c. in a Chinese laundry on
the corner of South and Washington
street on Thursday night and other?
wise disturbing the man who keeps
the place. They will either have to have
some ?gviod excuse or pay, for their
Tbl? Saturday Morning n( IIiiiiiiiiIH'h
Hundreds of (Uirlsfiitna II.i ltd*
licrcblcl* Will lie IMnccil
At the following prices: 4c, Sc., 10c,
11c, 12'.:.c, 16c., lfic. 19c. 25c, 30c. and
3" Vic. Come ami se.- them. You will
never have thifi opportunity again. Al?
so on,, lot Ladles' Kid Cloves at 7fle ,
One lot Children's Kiel r-lnvr* ,v|ll ~o
at 79c, worth a dollar. Together with
Jewelry, Neckwear Anroi:.-, ote
HAMM!MVS. 320 High street.
A big reduction on carpets, refrlgera
IvFl c"n?Pies. and oil cloth for the next
' . v y?dayB- B,,y n?w and save money,
at J. S. Crawford's.
Sleeting of the (?t?te lloni-d of Kin*
The State Hoard of Kmhuliucrs,
which Is composed of Win. 13. Johnson.
President; MaJ. L>. T. Christian. , of
Richmond, Secretary: Qeo. WJ Kurtz, of
Winchester; C. W. Woolwlne, of Roa
nokc, and B. Wheatley. or Alexandria,
met'at the olllce of Mr. W. B. John?
son yesterday for the purpose of re?
ceiving applications for renewal of
licenses to carry on the business for
1S9?. All undertakers are requested to
renew their license In order to con?
duct the business.
Yesterday afternoon about C o'clock a
4-year-old son of Mr. Joseph Mia no
fell ofT his porch, on Henry street, and
Injured himself quite seriously. Dr.
P. S. Hope was sent for and did all he
could to make him comfortable. Ills
IInjuries are probably internal.
Last night Miss Kate Rawls, a dress
maker In Park View, was coming down
'illgh street. When near Miss Hoban's
store she rell and dislocated her knee.
She was carried into Mrs. Hoban's.
I Or. P. S. Hope was sent ror. and did
what was necessary, and then sent her
to her home in a carriage.
The Sen hoard to Withdraw.
A telegram received in tills city last
night gave the Information that the
Seaboard All' Line had yesterday served
on Commissioner Haines, of the South?
ern States Freight Association, the re?
quired sixty days', notice of the with?
drawal of that line from the organisa
It. i.; thought that this move has been
made to place the Seaboard Air Line
in tiie position of conducting an ag?
gresive campaign again.it competing
reads ir they llnd It necessary. None
or the Seaboard officials could he seen
j last night.
Don't Keep Them Walling.
i Christmas Is a time when any one
reels like rejoicing, and as the little
fellows who serve you with this paper
daily all the year are like other people -
[want to enjoy the hollays?they would
feel profoundly thankful to those who
laru in the habit or malting them eall
several times on Saturday ir they will
have their money ready when they call,
or if you cannot, be at home leave the
game and let them have tit least a half
day holiday; which will be appreciated
by them. The request Is a simple one
and. 1:0 doubt, will be complied with.
Annulled .tit Officer.
Thursday Officer Tafem picked up a
stray goal'-running at large in South
Portsmouth. He started to bring him
to tie- station-house when a large, stout
Irish lady came running nftcr him and
assaulted him on the street. The - -11 i -
etil' w as completely dumbfounded" and
before he could recover himself the
woman and goat had both disappeared,
A summons was Issued yesti rday for
her to appear at the Mayor's Court this
ttonnvolcnt CttrlMttati 1'iilr'i.
The generous public, will plcaJe bear
In mind that the ladles of the Benevo?
lent Christinn Union are to-day at the
store recently Occupied by Miss lln
ban. on High street, for the purpose of
ree-' viug donations for the poo]-. Please
call ami lend a helping hand to (he
worthy cause. The ladies will also be j
Ibere Monday for the same purpose.
Open from 10 a. hi. till 4 p. m.
New and nobby?something different
in our Windows this week. Price low.
CHAS. It. W10LTON & CO.
Tiie end is near for the Bicycle, get a
guess while they are going.
We Are Supplying the People With
Salts mid Overcoats nt ltcitoecd
We have made a Reduction in our
Suits and Overcoats. Look at our win?
dow display. The largest slock in
Portsmouth, Prices cannot be dupli?
cated anywhere. M. ROSKNBAIJM,
11C and IIS High street.
Appropriate .Vinn? Presents.
A pair or Kill Cloves or a Pine Silk
Scarf. We have just received a large
line of both, at popular prices. You
should see them. He-member we arie
hohrtqnnrters for $12.00 Overcoats and
JOHN A. MORRIS. Man'g'r,
.103 High street.
Nn re Winners.
A! splendid all wool, brown mixed
cheviot suit for $8.60, worth S1-.T.0. We
have six lines of the above goods in
different colors, including black, at
BRESLAUER Sk ANTHONY.
114 High street.
Look nt These 1'riecN.
On account of the prevailing dull
times wo have determined that our
stock must be reduced regardless of
profits, especially in the suit line; and
in that line we have made the following
Suits, til wool, formerly paid for
SS.50, now $7: neat casslmere suits,
former price $10, now $R; clay worsteds,
black, all wool suit, former price $12.60,
now $10, in frock as well as sacks, and
so on. Our stock must be reduced,
AVe mean business. Do you? Remem?
ber we only advertise facts.
LEVY &? JACOBS.
200 High street.
Yon Have n fhuiire to finTC Money.
A beautitul 13-4. extra size blanket, re
uced from $lu to $11.110.
A grand blanket, nil pure wool, 11-4,
regular price, $7; special price. $5.
Ask to see our $3.90 blanket, reduced
100 pairs gray, wool blankets, reduced
from J11.?0 to $1.49..
'-?> dos. linen front, unlaundrled shirts,
reduced from 60c. to 39c.
AVe must have room; this will be the
week for bargains.
A. J. PHILLIPS.
Under Oxford Hall
IT. O. Pearson Is agent for Stephen
F. Whitman's line superb candies. Nice
new mixed nuts. Fireworks at whole
Bale prices. Call to see him.
FERRY NEWS STORE.
Miss Vera Beritiger, the first Little
Lord Fauntlcroy in London, has grown
up, and Is to appear soon as Juliet to the
Romeo of her sister. Miss Esme Bcr
Ittgcr. It Is the first time two sisters
have acted In these parts since the days
of Charlotte Cushtnan, half a century
The Suffolk College Pupils Render a Delight?
ful Programme at the Music Hall.
SUFFOLK FAIR ASSOCIATION MEETS.
ritii-ii for Contempt of Conrt?Am bid
and Unique Map of NniiHcmoiid
County?Jutted in' Delimit of
K'ine-ClirlNtnihs Kxerclse? - liar
Bniu mill Sale UcciIn.
Suffolk, Va., Dec. 20.?(.Special)? The
directors of Suffolk Pair ami Agricul?
tural Association had a meeting to-night
In the olllce of the President, Mr. O. \V.
Nurney. The feature of the meeting
was the auditing of accounts Incurred at
the last fair and the examination of the
books of the secretary. Mr. J. Whiter
Hosier, which were round to be In cor?
rect shape. The examination devel?
oped the fact the the association
cleared $550 net at their recent celebra?
tion In Oc tubed. Considering adverse cir?
cumstances the ?mount realized was
very satisfactory Mo the stockholders.
FINED KOK CONTEMPT TO COCRT
? In the County Court of Southampton
this week four persons were lined %i
each by Judge prince for contempt to
court, which consisted In disturbing its
proceedings by talking. Among the
cases disposed of were: Commonwealth
vs. Edwards, forgery, three years In (he
penitentiary; Commonwealth vs. Ma
gette, nolle prosequl entered; Common?
wealth vs. Latham, houscbrcakhig,
ENTERTAINMENT AT SUFFOLK
COLLEGE.?The pupils of Suffolk Col?
lege gave a delightful musical and
elocutionary entertainment In the mush
hall tu-r.ight, which was well attended.
I The efforts ?r the young ladles evi?
denced careful training. The following
programme, of sixteen numbers, was
Chorus?"Welcome' to All".. Von Weber
Piano Duet-7-"Spttiilsh Serenade"
. B. Cecil Klein
Annie Louise Twltty and Louise
. Evelyn B.Harvlct
Theodora Annie Little.
Vocal Solo?"The Garden of Sleep"
. I sad ore de Lara
Miss Ruby Gllllam.
Recitation?"l'lal. c i ".. Wm. P. Terrett
Annie Mitchell Hurff.
Piano Solo?"Gaurice-t iav?tte"_
. Louis 0regit
Sa Hie Burton Elleh?r.
Recitation?"The Pi reman'8 Wedding"
. W. A. Ealoa
Laura Virginia Willey.
Vocal Duet?"On the Moonlit Stream"
. Adam Gel bei
Lizzie A. Tucker and Mabel Florence
Piano Ouet?"Souvenir de Pesth"
. J. Brahms
Leila Bcruud Savage and Morye Annie
College Songs-Y^.j "Jingle Hells"
tb.i "Obod-Bye, My Little
Lady" .J. C. Macy
Recitation?"The Two Runaways"
. II. E. Edwards
John Richardson Kllby.
l'lano Solo?'.'Petit Bolero" Op. 62
. Henri Ravlna
Rattle Steele Taylor.
Vocal Solo?"Last Night".
. Ilnlfdan KJcrulf
Janet Alexander Withers.
Recitation?"(Jin."', na".Susan Coolldge
Francis Knox Sliackclford.
Wordless Pot ms
ia.) "Seven Times Three".Jean ingelow
lb.) "Douglas, T< nder ami True"
. D. M. Cralk
(c.) "Widowhood" (song of seven)
(d.) "Queen of the May".Tennyson
Gertrude Schelllnger. S. Bertie Ellenor,
I...wise r. B?rges, I-:. Brownley Odom.
Chorus?"Cradle Song".J. Brahms
JAILED IN DEFAULT.?The number
of prisoners in the county jail was to?
day Increased (?? i ight by the admis?
sion or Henry Johnson (colon dl. who
goes for ten day.-. Johnson was assess?
ed ti in Mayor Brewer's Court fir
disorderly conduct, and being unable
to pay the line Whs committed to jail
CHISTMAS; THEE EXERCISES.?
There was to-ni'-ht a pleasant affair
at the Presbyterian Church, it being the
annual Christmas tree exercises of the
Sunday school pupils. A pretty ever?
green tree handsomely decorated and
laden with presents was .the centre of
lull-rest. Thepltlldren indulged In time?
ly s >ng? and recitations.
BARGAIN AND SALE DEEDS.?
James H. Smith and wire to N. O. Nor
fleot, one lot on Pinner street. $000.
E. E. Lee and wife to William Rld
dlck ami others, one lot for a ohurch
In Sie? i>y Hole district, $100.
N. G. Norllee'. and wife to James H.
Smith, one lot on North Main street,
OLD AND UNIQUE MAP.?Among
the uiiliiuc records or the County
Clerk's oiliee Is a clearly defined map
nf Nansemond county made in 1X1" by
John Wcod, Esq. it is about llvo feet
squaro and the lettering and lines or
demarkatlon, which were made with a
goose quill, are yet distinct. The old
map Is highly value.! as the geographi?
cal locations and distances are remark?
ably correct. The residence of every
prominent Citizen in the county ait that
time as well na the villages, creeks,
mills, anil public highways are promi?
The funeral "f Mary Hooper, infant
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Kar
rar, took pIsHi tills afternoon at :i
o'clock from Mrs. H. Beale's pation-.
Dr. W. W. Stales' officiating. The In?
terment was in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Wilt Sessoms, of Coleralne, N:
C. was last ev ening entertained in Suf
Tolk by Dr. j. M. Gibson's family. From
here Mrs. Scesoms, will visit friends in
Surry county. Va.
Bishop A. M. Randolph, of the South?
ern Diocse of Virginia, ivn.s expected
to conduct services In Franklin to-night
In Emmanuel )'. 10. Church;
Mrs. J. D. Corbell, of Chuckatuck,
and Mrs. E. L TompkIns, of Washing?
ton, D. C.i are ituMts of Mrs. W. W.
Eley, Hank street.
i Miss Mary Wlngfleld, of Portsmouth,
Is visiting in Suffolk.
! Mr. It. S. Spilmnn. of the Suffolk Mil?
itary Academy faculty, left to-day to
[visit relatives In Warrenton, Va., his
Those who think that imported soaps must be the finest, do not know
that the materials for Ivory Soap arc the best to be found .anywhere.
Tlie vegetable oil of which Ivory Soap is made, is imported, uluiost in
ship loads, from the other side of the world.
The Piiotun dl Gam ate Co., Cirrn.
.IRH IN Till: 1mb of
Dr. Campbell's Safe Arschic Gomplcxion Wafers
and Fould's Medicated Arsenic
The Only Real Beautiiiers cf the Complexion, Skin and Form.
These Witfers ?ml Nonn hrc Hllli|?l3' ??n?l?rl'?l for
rviitovtnir fmkiiki.HH, ntlTIS. it lack IIhaon. s'lM
??r.i:s. vci.uak kc.omisn. ItOI Ull. yki.i.ow ok
muddy nuin, ini?i nil oilier racial ainfiMiremeuts.
Wafers by mall II.OO; (1 boxes. $3. Soap by mall. CO cents
Address ail 1.?tiers to 11. It. |<\)UI<D.2N .sixth avenue. Now York.
Hewaro of ail other "so-enlleiP' Arsenic rUfclpARATIONS.
l>lt CAWl'IM'.l.l.'K WAI'M'.liS are the only genuine arsenic wafers made.
lYU-l.irSAUSF.NK" SUA1' Is the only M 101 ?X ATr.lJ AKSIONIC f'OMl'l.KXION
BOAP In the world. CORRESPON I)HN''i- STRIOTi.Y CONFIOKNTIAIj.
For sale by
?John W. Burrow
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inj!: lost the confidence of the people.
ti> some extent during the ndminlstrtl-1
lion of the lost two years and nine
mouths, was seeking to restore himself
ai.cl his party to that confidence, and
thu;; induce the people to forget iht
business condition of the country;
Mr. Allen referred to the hill recently
Introduced by Mr. Hill to enable esc
Conftuh rate clllcers to be commissioned
as olllcers 111 ih'C Army and .Navy of the
United States; the one Introduced by
Mr. Ctiandlei' for an appropriation of
$100,000,000 for rifles and cannon, and tin
two Introduced by Mr. Male lor an In
crease of the navy and for a reconstruc?
tion of the United Staler, ship Constitu?
tion as so many proofs of \.. ' spirit
In tie- Senate; He suggested that, oh!
the Democratic side, there was an at
Ieitipt to sustain the President for spien
did services if himself and his Secre?
tary of the Treasury in til., litte political |
Campaigns in New York. Maryland and i
Kentucky. It was ncccs.-ary, said Mr; I
Allen, for the Populist p::rly t?> tale a ,
Stand in the matter. It wouhl not do. he)
said, to permit the President of the
United States and his distinguished as-!
sociales in the Senate t.. tarry off all .
the glory and honor. It would hot do to
permit the democratic parly and the!
Republican party In the Senate to take I
of all the glory and honor Incident to
the- Monroe doctrine, it was necessary
that tin- Populist party should have a I
standing In the matter, lu tenllr.ation I
of that fact the resolution had bcMi pre?
pared, as money was essential to war. '
Mr. Platt moved to refer the resolution ]
to the Committee on Finance, and the]
motion was defeated (yeas, 24'; nays, lltl) j
Yeas?Allison, Brlce, Burrows, Caf-1
fery, Cameron, Chandler, Gallinger, |
Herman. Hale, Hawley. Dodge, McMll-l
Ian. Martin, .Mills. MMehell. .Morrill, I
Platt, Proutor. Quay. Sewell; Sherman,
Smith, ThltrstOll, anil Wt'tr.ioro ?24.
Nays?Allen, Bacon, Baker, Bate.
Berry, Blackburn, Butb-r, Call, Carter.
Chlltnn, Clark; Cockrelh Dubais. Gib?
son, Harris, Jones (Ark.), Jones (Nev.),
Kyle. Mantle, Mitchell (Ore.). Morgan,
Nelson. Posco. Peffcr, Perkins, Pettl
grew, PrltcStard; Roach, Stewart, Teller,
Tillman, Vest. Voothecs, VValthail.War
reh. an i Wilson?86.
The resolution was then agreed lo,
Mr. Allen having withdrawn the pre?
It now reads:
Resolved, That the Committee on Fi?
nance be, and Ihoy are hereby, direct?
ed and instructed to inquire and report
by bill or otherwise whether it would
not be expedient and proper for tin'
Government of the Unlti d States a.t this
time to open its mints to the free ami
an) bill ted coinage of gold and silver
n.t the rn.tln of l to 16, ami In addition
thereto Issue an ndequate volume of full
legal tender treasury note-- in the same
manner kiii h it t< s have h. r itofore hi en
issued, ami In the interest of national
safety withdraw 'he issue power of
national batiks and retire all batik cur?
The next business laid before the
Senate was the Venezuelan commis?
sion bill, and that was not disposed of
until 3:45 p. in.
At that hour the Senate proceeded to
executive business, and when the cl rjrs
were opened at 1:30 . the presiding
officer laid before the Senate the Presi?
"I move Unit the Senate do now ad?
journ," said Mr. Cockrell, as soon as
the reading of the mesage wob con?
And then at 4:45 the Senate adjourned
nctiirn ol Dr. It. C. Flower.
Virginians are to be congratulated
upon the return of Dr. B. C. Flower,
the well-known Boston specialist and
lecturer, to these climes. Dr. Flower
is not unknown to the people of this
State and the South In general, as for
several winters he has visited this sec?
tion, giving lectures and performing
many marvelous cures of cases id' can?
cer, consumption, tumor, paralysis,
heart ami nerve diseases. Ills trip
through this State this year is to be
rather a short one, but before lie re?
turns to Hosten to attend to bis exten?
sive practice there, he will have added
to his extensive reputation as the con?
queror of dread disease alter all other
physicians and specialists have failed
His coming here is awaited with deep
Interc."^. by many sufferers, who relv
upon his wonderful skill to cure them.
In order lhat all may know when to
expect the great specialist the follow?
ing Itinerary of his trip is given:
At Danville, Vn,. Hotel Burton. Mon?
day and Tuesday. December 30tb and
81st; Richmond, Va.. Exchange and
f Ballard Hotel. Wednesday and Thurs?
day. January 1st and 2d: Norfolk Va
i New Atlantic House. Friday ami Sat?
urday. January 3d and -Ith.
Jessie Pain's express moves furniture
neap. Large wagons and rnrefill
rlvcrs- " del9-lw
AM INCIPIENT PANIC
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denomination. Gold l>3 paid out for Ic-M
gitl tenders, nut the legal tenders must
lie counted at tlte sub-treasury before
I ho metal Is passed over the counter.
Note:; of large denomination are used
ordinarily In i xclt:inge. The banks
seemed I > have i nly small notes to-day
and the physical task of counting
$1,000,000 In small notes furnishes work
lor several days. Mischievous schemes
for extra gold were believed to have
been checked by this device.
Talk was heard of a meeting of bank
otllccrs to i lan measures of relief. Noth?
ing en mo of lh|s because ? did hot ap?
pear that anything could be done Just
now. but i! led to a dlsCUifSlOl) IIS to
(It.lvlsabllity of linnuclers banding
together to support the security money
market; The objection made to such
a course was that if foreigners wished
to part wilb American holdings will
be no reasjns why Americans should
pay mo.-e for them than was necessary.
Tin re w. re three failures .on the
Stock Kxchantre to-day and two sus?
pensions w. ie announced on the Con?
solidated Kxohange. None were of se?
rious moment. Those on Ihe Consoli?
dated involved only small Individual
traders. All were caused by the sudden
drop in the quotations of securities.
The Slock Kvohnnge firms that went
under were Nichols, Frothlhgham &
[Co.. S. S. Sands it Co., and Do Neufvillc
I The Consolidated brokers crowded to
the wall were Leo A. Feldman and Ben?
I PUPILS' R1CCITAL AT BYLAND 1N
ISTITUTK.?The first pupils' recital of
I the session of -'90 look place last
night at rtyhthd Institute, and was well
attended by friends and patrons of the
school, 'f'he entertainment was well
rendered and shows car. i and skill on
the part of the principal and assistants.
This Institute was established in this
town less than three ye:.is ago ami has
proven a benefit to the entire commu?
nity, having pupils from several differ?
ent States. Below will be found the
Miss Virginia Jones.
Song?"Sweethearts" . Briggs i
Miss Annie Naomi Kley.
Piano Side.? "Bereu ?". lteaumont
Miss Mamie Baker C.arwood.
Heel tat ion? "Hieb Tide on the Coast of
Lincolnshire" . Ingelo
Miss Mary Catherine Ivos.
Piano Solo?"111 the Forest" _Coener
Miss Kthel Gladys Thompson.
Song?"Dreams" . Strclskl
Miss Muddle Wlnnlndger.
Recitation?"King Volmer and Rlsle"
.Miss Jennie [taker Gregory.
Piano Solo?"Valse Styrlehne"....
Miss Annie Naomi Kley.
Song?"The Munch of Violets"..Pinsutl
Miss Rebecca Fiances Jordan.
Piano Solo?"Kuyawlak"... Wlonlawskl
Miss Sophronia Isabelle Price.
Miss Lnla Mutt, principal of Rylnnd
Institute, and several of her teachers
and pupils will leave to-night for Atlan?
ta to spend tlie holidays^
Mr. H. C. Blllsoly, the Chestnut street
druggist, made a deed of assignment
yesterday to Mr; George G. Martin, trus?
tee. Mr. Bliisoly has tlie sympathy of
a host of friends In his financial trou?
Mr. M. T. Wilson, of the Natures Rem?
edy Company, gav ? a free exhibition of
Ills skill In dental surgery last night at
I Market Hall.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Elliott have Issued
cards for tin- marriage of their daugh.
n r. Nettie, to Mr. Marry W. Meads, the
ceremony to take place at their resi?
dence, on Lee street, on Monday next
at 7 p. in.
NEWPORT NEWS HAPPENINGS.
Newport News. Dec. 20.?(Special.)?
Brem?nd Lodge. No. 211. A. F. and A.
M., of Newport News, has for several
years celebrated the 27th of Decem?
ber, the anniversary of St. John, tlie
Kvangelist, by a sermon preached on
the Sunday nearest that date. This year
the Lodge lias accepted the Invitation
of St. Tammany Lodge. No. 6, of Hamp?
ton, to unite'with them on Sunday,
December 20th. In a. similar celebra?
tion.. The services will be tit 3 o'clock
In tin- evening of that day, and a large
number will no doubt go from this
place; Heretofore the Hampton Lodge
has Joined the Hremond Lodge here in
The students of the military academy
will give a Donkey party to-night at
the Academy to celebrate their depar?
ture to their homes for the Christmas
tide. The chaperones will be Mrs. Dr.
Cross and Mrs. .1. K. M. Newton.
Tlie young men of Newport News
have decided to give their gernian New
, Year's night at the Casino. It promises
I to be a brilliant affair.
_ P9J^I^J)f,J?VlXH ADVS-_PORTS MOUTH ADV'S. V :
YOU-WANT A CARRIAGE'! \
Yes, ami you want a nice one. too, especially If you want to utUnd a wedding,
a'cernuin or ths> t.it?atre.
DAVIS, THE LIVE'RYMAN,'
C07 AND COt MIDDLE] STREET, PORrdMOUTU.
Is'thc very man you,wont to see. Ills attendants arc polltoi and obliging, *n4
CARRIAGES THE FINEST IN THE STATET
ah lim ?in., of Norfolk send him their or?ers.hccau?O his turnouts are the most
rnshl.m- i.i,. .,r i^lv in the two cities. If you uro not a customer become one and
Lut tho bo iom or* his sup "lor service. Ho does not chaw you any more than ,
UV >??rr?l"llvSiVmen. ann can please yon it great deal hotter. TryJUm. ^
ity John c. Nlcmeyer, Auctioneer.
T RUSTNK'S SALE OF KENT'S PUU
1 NISIIINO GOODS. SU1T1NOS, ETC.
?Pursuant to the provisions of a deed of
assignment from W. 11. Heeks to me, an
trustee, 1 will soil at public auction at
tlie store No. :v*\ nigh street, beginning
at 7 o'clock p. in.. SATURDAY. December
21. IV'.'i. all the stork of Cent's Furnishing
(iooils. Huttings, etc., tlieieln contained.
Kalo to bo eontliuii'il MONDAY, Decem?
ber S3, at lu:30 o'clock a. m. TERMS
CASH. , K. R. ORIFFIN,
FOR RENT for year lS!"i. The residence
oa the southeast corner of London? and
lHnwIddlc streets, Ij'or full partlcuhirs
apply to PERQU8 V. MACWI I.Kit!. No.
41!<i I .?iinleii street, I'ortsmoulh. de20-8t
FOR BADE?Three and a half shares
of stock Wist End Mews, Norfolk,
Va. Apply to JOHN If. WINDER.
Seaboard Air Dine Olllccs, Ports?
mouth, Va. noG-tf
Miss Ooodc and Mrs. Ooodc, of New
York, wh ^ are .sojourning itt the Sher?
wood at Cid Point, were In the city to?
day, and visited the ship-yard and other
places of interest.
Mrs. 11. M. Catlln, gave an Informal
entertainment at her Ironic last night
In honor of her guest, Miss Cox, of
RIChpKMid, who will leave for her home
The United States civil service com?
mission has ordered that an examina?
tion be held by its loeal board In this
City on January 4. 1890, at 2 p. m. for the
grade of day Inspector la the customs
Elizabeth City, N. C, Dec. 20.?(Spe?
cial)?Mrs. John II. Ranks, of Norfolk,
formerly or this place. Is vlsllng the
family of Mr. D. S. Kramer on Main
The weather for the last few days
lias been very pleasant und the oily
has he. n full of people preparing for
Ml Mary Hewitt, of Washington
city. Is here on a visit L6 friends in the
Mr. J. 13. Harret 1, of the Economist
printing force, left yesterday for Wil?
son. N. C. to answer the summons of his
wife, who is quite sick at that
The Buffalo City Mills Company are
erecting a large shed, which is to be
occupied for the storage of shingles on
their premises near their mill In the
All the schools at this place closed to?
day to allow the scholars to have a va-1
cation during the holidays. j
Contractor Breene finished driving I
piles on Poindcxtcr Creek yesterday, I
and occupied tlie whole day to-day in I
moving the pliedrivcr over to Tiber i
Creek, where work will Immediately
be begun on that much needed drain?
age system. It attracted the attention
of quite a number when It was being
moved through the street.
Mr. fl. Scott, receiver of the Jones
Manufacturing Company, had tlie town
posted yesterday with notices announc?
ing that the mill and all the machin?
ery, fixtures, etc., would be sold. There
are several millions of feet of timber
situated in the surrounding counties
also to be disposed of at tlie same
The Police Department have been
notified that Miss. 11.den Dunn, a well
known yotltlg girl of this place, Is miss?
ing, with no trace of her whereabouts.
She was missed for the first time yes?
terday about 12 o'clock and has not
been heard of since.
lirings comfort and improvement and
tends to personal enjoyment when
rightly used. The many, who live bet?
ter than others and enjoy life more, with
less expenditure, by more promptly
adapting the world's liest products to
the needs of physical being, will attesr.
the value to health of the pure liquid
laxative principles embruccd in the
remedy, Syrup of Figs.
Its excellence is duo to its presenting
in the form most acceptable nnd pleas?
ant to the taste, the refreshing aud truly
beneficial properties of it perfect lax?
ative ; effectually cleansing the system,
dispelling colds, headaches dud fevers
ana permanently curing constipation.
It has given satisfaction to millions nnd
met with the npprovnl of the medical
profession, because it acts on the Kid?
neys, Liver and Howels without weak?
ening them and it is perfectly free from
every objectionnble substance.
Syrup of Figs is for sale by all drug?
gists in 50c and $1 bottles, but it is man?
ufactured by the California Fig Syrup
Co. only, whose name is printed on every
package, also the name, Syrup of Figs,
and being well informed, you will not
accept any substitute if offered.
In 48 lion? Gnnorrlicra and
i dlKcliartrcBfromtho urinary or..
I (rana, orrctitcd by Uant-il ?ltdyf Ulrw/I
?l'rfooSl. of AIA, ^rugfriaU,V J
1 or P. ff.hox 2031 ? Now YorS; V-'
STEAM AND MECHANICAL^!
PRICES LOW. PRICES LOW
W. IN!. White,
_105 Iiis? St.. Portsmouth. Va.
Specials for To-day.
.lust received a fresh lot Mountain But?
ter, 26e. per pound; Finest Layer Figs, .
HlViC. per pound. Fine Table Raisins, 10c.
per pound; Finest Mixed Nuts, 12ViC. per
pound; leinest Leghorn Citron, 12H-C. per
pounil; Finest Cooking Raisins, 8c. per
pound. Don't forget that our Monogram
Creamery Duller Is the llnest that can bo
bought at any price. We are asking onto
Sue. per pound; try lt. Our Cracked GraWi
Java Coffeu for 23c. bus still got a huotlo
C. W. I1UDGINS & CO.
W. O. NASH'S,
229 HIGH ST.
You Will find the lurgebt and best assort?
ed stock of Cnpos and Clocks to 08
found in the Twin Cities. _ " ?
Elegant Heaver and Kersey Coats, lat
\.ii.iiu? edgCu ?.n. r,?-*.. w. .---?
$(1.50 to $8.75. Electric Seal, Canada Seal,
Wool Seal, Beaver and Astrachan Capeo
at all prices. Beautiful all wool Dress
Goods at Sue. and up. all grades and
styles in blacks and colors. ?
You will also Had all lnst season's
Cloaks or. special sale counter, and you
can get some good values very cheap.
W. C. NASH'S,
_229 High street.
Pottsmouth, Va.. Dec. 16, 1S9S.
ON JANUARY 1st WE WILL REMOVE
From 225 to 315 High Street.
Next to Scott's Furniture Store, where
we shall be pleased to serve our custom?
H. L. PAGE & CO..
delT-lm Real Estate and Rental Agents.
JUST WHAT YOU WANT.
GOOD COOKING WINE?the best in
the market?|2 a gallon; also FINE
LIQUORS of every description at low;;
figures. DUFFY'S MALT WHISKEY,
and PURE BLACKBERRY JUICE for.
medicinal purposes. All goods sold low.
C. E. JONES,
no2S-lm Cor. County and Middle sts. h
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC.
I have a plenty of the best STOVE andi
NUT COAL; also TII ACKER COAL tori
grates, of the very best. The best Of Dry.t
Piae Wood und.tr shed to keep it from the ?'
rain. HARD WOOD?green and seasoned''
! ?of the best quality. Try it. H. B. WH>;
street. High street office. 809; County,
street office. -. j
Great Alteration Sale.
Every article in my store will bo sold at '
graetly reduced prices and regardless of^
cost, to enable me to make extensive ol-'^
tc rations on my premises by January 1st, "
Now is the time for tho wise purca?ers'
and hargain-scekers to obtain great nxuS',
gains in all kinds of Furniture, House.
Furnishing Goods, Clothing, Shoes, Do^
mestics. Gents' Furnishings, etc., as ths
goods must be sold for cash. Call and
see our prices to be convinced.
County streets extended, between Peart
and Cooko streets, Portsmouth.
X^E'VE GOT 'EM TO BURN?
r Cheaper than ever at
The E. C. Brooks Comp'y.1
I ADIKS. GENTLEMEN, BOYS, AND'
I- Girls, Little Ones, and All, are Invited,
to call at 215 High street and examine our
stock .of Xmns Goods just opened. Dolls,
Doll Carriages, Velocipedes,Sulkeys,Wag?
ons, all sizes, from 25 cents to $2.25. Sod
our new pictures._
GEORGE S. BELL, Agent,
do 8 ._Brandt Building.
Stares on Crawford street, near tits
market, with 5 room dwellings abov.
Several dialrable dwellings. In good I?*
cations, at *s. $9. $10, $12.50. $21 and $2S p?
month. City water and other modern
conveniences. JOHN i?. WATSOJf, 1
809 Higi-. stroet, Portsmouth. V?. m