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Town of Suffolk
REST FOR THE CLERKS
Wholesale Grocery Merchants to Observe
Situi Afternoon As a Holiday.
A RECITAL AT NANSEM?NO SEMINARY.
Apply for Slarnnlnrea to Hove n local
Option Election Ordered lo Frank
Hu?Tbe Fence and So Fence Fno
tleM to Confer^'Mnm" a?l?y? OIT
WioU ? 51 ore Recruits For tbe Uanj.
Suffolk, Vs., April 30.?During the
month of April. 1896, there were 16 mar?
riage licenses Issued from the county
clerk's office?four white und eleven col?
White?Ralphe C. Brown to Annie O.
Lawrence. Stephen A. Button to Eliza?
beth Norfleet, John Walton Page to
Diana Upshur Kllby, Charles B. Duke
to Grace Carr.
Colored?Edward Brock to Ophelia
Brown, John R. Junes to Rebecca Scott,
Stonewall Jackson Reed to Arminter
Farrar, Samuel Fields to Alberta Wat?
son, Davis Robertson to Fannie Crump,
Miles Rlddlck to Anna. Rlddlck. Wil?
liam Reed to Bette Cherry, William Wal?
ker to Alice Ophelia Duke. William W.
Bailey to Arzona D. Holland, Jesnc
Gardner to Tenle Rlddlck, John Bullock
to Anna Crocker.
.PROPOSED LOCAL OPTION FOR
FRANKLIN.?A number of Franklin
people this week had a meeting looking
towards the organization of those op?
posed to liquor traffic. Rev. C. C. Wer?
tenbaker presided. On motion it wan
decided to have appointed a committee
of six persons to circulate petitions for
the requisite number of signatures to
have a local option election ordered.
The following were named: P. D. Camp,
8. B. Pretlow, C. C. Vaughn, Sr., A. L.
Gardner, John Pretlow, Sr., and I. \V.
Norfleet. If I am rightly Informed,
Franklin had an experience with local
option a few years ago.
SEMINARY RECITAL.?An Invita?
tion is acnowledged to attend a recital
at Nansemond Seminary, 34 and 36 Bank
street, on Friday evening, May 1. 189G.
at 8:30 o'clock. Tbe programme, of two
parts, of twelve members each, is ex
oellently arranged, and consists of solos,
duetsk choruses and recitations. The
previous success of similar entertain?
ments at this seminary is a guarantee
of Its artistic execution. Mrs. Lucy H.
Qulmby is principal and teacher of elo?
cution, while Mrs. Fannie C. "Munda.y
and Misses Helen Sherwood and Francos
L. Qulmby ure teachers of piano, violin
and organ and vocalization.
PARTIAL HOLIDAY FOR EMPLOY?
EES.?In pursuance of u request pre?
sented In a petition, W. B. Ferguson &
. Co., wholesale grocers, have decided ti
give their employees a holiday ever>
Saturday afternoon after 3 o'clock, li.
L. Saunders & Co., the only other whole?
sale grocery firm here, Will probably do
CONFERENCE FOR CONCILIA?
TION.?To reach an Binlcnble settle?
ment of the Issue If possible, and to
avoid the threatened hostilities among
the farmers of Cypress district, whloh
seemed Imminent a. week-ago, a com?
mittee of three, each from the advocates
and opponents of the "no-fence" move?
ment. Is scheduled to have a confer?
ence In Suffolk Saturday. It a to be
hoped thut the existing differences will
be finally settled.
PLAYED OFF SICK.?Sam Davis,
after working two days In the ball and
chain company, complained of . being
sick, and for the past four days has
been allowed to do nothing. A sus?
picion that he was playing off was to?
day confirmed wheu Davis was ex?
amined by Dr. XV. W. Nothing, who
says there Is nothing the matter with
COUNCIL FRIDAY NIOHT.?The
Town Council will hold their regular
monthly meeting Friday night. It Is
thought that some action will be taken
on the proposed tttreet sqrlnkler, as
nearly all the members have stated
that they were favoiuble to the propo?
DEATH AT OATEfiVJ LLE.?Mrs. I.
W. Casten, one of the best-known la?
dles of Gates county. N. C, died last
night, aged about 27 years, In Gatcs
Vllle, the county seat. Tin; funeral was
held this afternoon front Kittrell's M.
E. Church, concluding which, the rc
mulns were taken to Wllleyton for In?
terment. Several friends of the family
from Suffolk attended. Decensed was
a sister of H. R. Cross, Esq., Treasurer
of Gates county.
CHAIN GANG GROWING.?Charlii
Roar, colored, wus to-day brought be?
fore Mayor Brewer to answer the charge
of vagrancy. After a hearing he wus
found guilty and sentenced to fifteen
days In the chain gang.
The Norfolk und Western has ma?
terially improved the Interior of their
Suffolk depot by whltewush for the
walls and shades for the windows.
The rebuilding of the SufTolk Fair As?
sociation stables, recently burned, has
been b-egun. They will be built from
the north side of the late bar-room
stand. Instead of southward, as hereto?
A young couple of matrimonial In?
clinations applied for n nuptial permit
from Clerk Gorner to-day. but Wire re?
fused on account of the girl's t.?ndcr
years and the absence of u maternu)
certificate. They expected to marry to?
night and hurried nway to the mother's
home, eleven miles distant, for the
Sheriff A. H. Buker. who spent sev?
eral weeks ut Old Dominion Hospital,
Richmond, for treatment, to-day re?
turned f?r consultation. Ills, healt -h.
is fast Improving.
The following schooners sailed to-day:
Casper Heft. Baltimore, lumber; John
Rees. Washington, lumber.
Rev. J. F. Love will leave Friday for
Roanoke, In which city he will preach
Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church.
From Roanok ? lie will leave for the
Chattanooga (Tenn.) Convention. Rev.
11. C. Motue will 1111 Mr. Love's pul?
pit In Suffolk Sunday morning and
THEY FAILED TO APPEAR.
tho V?'ItBOMM Against Certain Police
Officers Did Not Sbow Up.
Newport News. Va., April 30 (Special).
?IN THE COURTS?The Hustings
Court, Andrew Keyett, and Hopkins &
Roane were refused a liquor license,
and. the Treasurer was ordered to re?
fund the money these parties had paid
W. E. Brier was granted a malt
liquor license, as also were William
Denmark and Mrs. S. A. Murphy.
Alexander Dunn, India Nason, Phil
Brown were granted licenses to keep or?
J. B. Ashley was granted a wholesale
and retail liquor license.
In the case of the Commonwealth vs.
Epps Lawson, the judgment of the Po?
lice Justice was affirmed, that Is, Law
eon was found guilty of both Bhoollng
tn the public highway and carrying con?
POLICE COURT.?A very limited
mount of business of an unimportant
character was uispatohed In this court
S. A. Reed, for drunkenness, was fined
Mike Sullivan, Mark McGuIre and
Frank Heath were up on the charge of
vagrancy, and were given 20 days in
There was a rush for liquor licenses
yesterday afternoon, that being the
last chance for those who desired to
Republican mass meetings will be hold
In the seven wards of the city to-night
for the purpose of nominating Council
men and Magistrates. Excepting a can?
didate for the Mayoralty, we understand
that a full ticket will be put In the Held
and voted for.
WITNESSES FAILED TO AITEAR.
?The witnesses, principally members of
the Common Council, who were sum?
moned to appear before the Police Com?
missioners at 11:30 yesterday to give
specllle testimony against particular of?
ficers, whom they detracted in general
terms Tuesday night, refused to ap?
pear as required by the summonses be?
cause of not having been apprised of I
the desire of the Commissioners In time
to leave their buslncrs at that time of
day. The meeting was adjourned till
8 o'clock to-night, when the charges will
This honorable body seems bent on
a thorough Investigation, as their only
object Is a good and efficient polio
force. We deem this Investigation the
proper thing. Should the guilt of any
officer be made to appear, he should be
suspended. If the charges prove false,
the officers should have a chance for
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latitude. North. 27 deg.. 32 min., 10
?ec; longitude, "West, 82 deg., 39 sec. 55
mlri. Barlng? of prominent objects
?re: Tangent to Snead Point, E. 7\ S..
southerly; Tangent to Palmasola Point,
6.BW., 15-18 W.; house on N. end of
Anna Maria or Palm Key, W. 3-16 S.
The beacon should be left about flfty
feet to northward in entering the river.
UATATEE RIVER CUT BEACON.
?<A fixed red lens-lantern light on the
structure recently erected In seven feet
of water about 100 feet to the south?
ward of the westerly end of the cutoff
Snead Point Into the river. The local
plane of the light will be 30% feet above
mean high water. The structure Is a
square pyramid; of horizontal slats, on
flrtur piles; Is now brown, but will be
painted red. The approximate geo?
graphical position of the light, as taken
from the above-named chart, will be:
Lat.. North, 27 deg., 81 mln., 49 sec;
long.. West, 82 deg.,' 39 mln.. 11 sec.
Bearings of prominent objects are:
Right tangent Snead Point. E. NE. %
E.; tangent Shaw Point, SE. by E. %
]?:.; tangent Palmasola Point, SW. by
' W. \i w. The beacon should be left
about 150 feet to southward In enter?
ing lbs cut.
iff Crenni Nniin tic.
Bernard's Dairy Lunch, nt
ISO Church street.
Lewiston, Me., has a woman cobbler
who Is doing a flourishing bualn ss. -'.-,<
?learned her trade In Canada, ami worn ?
thriftily away at her cobbler's bench in
the window of her little store.
1 the Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Vu.?
April 7. ISM.?Sealed Proposals, endorsed
"Proposals for Supplies for the Naval
Hospital, Norfolk, va., to be opened May
12, lS9?i." will ho received at the Ittireuu
of Supplies und Accounts, Navy Depart?
ment, Washington. D. C, until 12 o'clock
noon, May 12, 1S86, and publicly opened
immediately thereafter, to furnish at
the Naval Hospital. Norfolk. Va.. the
dallv supply of ment?, rrroceries. blltler
eggs, cheese, ice, milk, bread, vegetables
ana provender tor m? liscui yeai eiuniuj
June 30, 18S7. The articles must conform
to the Navy Standard and pass the usual
naval Inspection. Blank proposals will
be furnished upon application to the
Naval Hospital Norfolk. Va..'or to the
Naval Pay Office, Norfolk. Va. Tie bids,
all other things being equal, decided by
lot. The department reserves the rlghl
to waive defects or to reject any or all
bldo not deemed advantageous 10 tin
Government. EDWIN STEWART, Pay?
master General, U. 8. N. mal-f,au-2w
FOR THE LIVER
Popular Goods &
** J* J? 4* AT J* .* 0*
We are justly croud of our Shirt
Waist and Separate Shirt Deoartment, j
in thit a discriminating oublic appre?
ciate our efforts in selecting only the
chei-ist poods. It may only be the
slighest d fferencc Ii tie cut of the
collar or the design ol the mat trial,
. yet it is the little things that add tone
to the garment. Ex: nine cur stock if
you have not alreac'y don- so, you are
Ladies' Laundered Shirt Waists, sep?
arate ciliar, full bishno Sleeves, price,
75ci other at 89c, $1,00, $1.25, $1.50
Ladies' White Collars and Cuffs, the
kind that are in such errat demand, all
the eopular shapes, clerica', high, turn
down and standing turn ooint collars,
turn back and link cuffr.
Lidies' Ties, the kind you have been
buying si larpcly, shield bows, stock
tics tecks in Satin and Madras, band
Ladies' Waist Setts in endless variety,
belts and belt buckles.
Chiffon Veiling for summer wear,
black, white and Cream, 25c, 39c and
Chiffon Veiling, white, with black
chenille dots, a favorite style.
All the staole Veilings in fish net,
with and without chenille dots.
Single Veils in white and black and.
black with butter lace edge.
Ladies' Silk Gloves in biick, tan and
mode shades, all sizes, 25c.
Ladles' Milanese Silk Gloves, the
kind of a glove we can recommend,
white, cream, oearl, mode, tans and
Tbc very litest novelty in silk gloves.
A Four-button Gloves with black em
L . broidery. Wc have them in all colors
Kavier double finger tipped Gloves
in a complete assortment.
Ladie;' Bleached Jerjey Ribbed Vests
the kind considered cheap ekewhere at
12 J-2c, our price 10c.
Ladiess' Bleached Lisle Vests, ex?
amine it and you buy, you will expect
to pay more for this grade; our price
Lace Curtains in Nottingham and
Irish point Lace at prices from 50c to
$12.00 a pair, and at every between
price you can think of.
A special, 4 yards long, White Lace
Curtain, $2.00 pair.
Lace Curtain Frames or Stretchers
for drying lace curtains, a great conven
j. ience at housecleaning time, can be
^ folded into a srr.a'l space whan not n
y use, $1.39.
Here's a Gold Mine
for frugal housewives. When you're out
prospecting for proper grocery prices
come and see what wc have for our pat?
rons. Nobody ever sold good groceries
for so little money as we do.
If you spent as much with us as you do
elsewhere you will have tu get an addition
luillt to your house.
3 pound can Peaches.10c. per can
S pound can White Cherries.. 13c. per can.
3 pound can Succotash. 8c. per can.
Pineal French Pease.18c. per can.
Extra Sifted Pease.Iii-, per can.
Diamond Brand Corn.l;io. per can.
Very Good Brand Corn. 6c. per can.
Finest Bartlett Pears.lie. per can.
Best Brand Pineaple.13c. per can
Absolutely Pure Cane sugar always the
lowest. We also carry a line stock or
"spring Lamb. Beef, Mutton. Veal. Pork,
Bacon, Hams, sausage. Corned and Fresh
Tongues, Corned and Spiked Beef, about
;, -j.vi pounds. Corned Hiun. Coined Pork,
about 5,200 pounds. We are selling at
roek hot torn prlci -
Our branch store nt lift Cumberland
Btreet is well filled with the finest gro?
ceries. Fresh and Smoked Meats, Im?
ported and Domostlc I.i-.piors and Wines
for family use.
Hill BROS/ M&RKET,
2<3-o e:ast rviAirsi st.
PHONE CALL iiO.
Norfolk Fruit Package Works
GEO. II. BROWN.
ARE RINGING IN THE EARS OF THE PEOPLE AS EVER BEFORE
It's Incomparable Selling of This Sort That Has Won Us the
Trade and Good Will of the People.
Dress Makers' Cambric, 4c. yard.
Fibre Chamois. 9??c. yard.
Slleslu. all colors. S?.c yard.
Husellno, 8c. yard.
Cotton Canvas. 7Se. yard.
Linen Canvas, Ufte, yurd.
Dress Jeans, 7?4o yard.
Cross Hur t.eno, 74c. yard.
Covered SteolB for Dresses, Sc. dor.on.
Covered Whalebone. !le. dosen.
Whalebone, 7. 8. 9 Inch, Be. dozen,
fio Inch Tape Measure*, lc. each.
Yards Velveteen Skirt Hindin?. 10c.
Yards Velveteen Skirt Binding;, 4c.
Small boxes Mourning Pins. lc. box.
Largo boxes Mourning Pins, 3c. box.
Double Curling lions. :tc. each.
Red Marking Ctton. Sc. dozen.
White Tape, all widths, lc. roll.
Pure Silk Frilled Carter Web, 15c.
Double Back forset Steels, 5c. each.
Small Flat dllt Buttons. Sc. dozen.
Black Jet Dress Buttons, 3c. dozen.
All colctrs Metal Dress Buttons, 3c.
Ladles' Colored Border Hemstitched
Handkerchiefs, 3c. each.
Ladles' 25c. Narrow Gilt Bells, 13c. each.
Ladies' Laundered Shirt Waists, 2So.
59c. Ladles' Laundered Shirt Waists,
7fic. Laundered Shirt Waists, C9c.
98c. Ladles' Laundered Shirt Wulsts.
9Sc Ladk a* Laundered Shirt Waists,
with collar, M?c.
25c. Ladles' L'nlaundered Shirts Waists,
69c. Dark Calico Wrappers, 59c. each.
$1.00 Dark Calico Wrappers, sailor col?
59c. Light Calico Wrappers, 53c.
20c. Tablo Oil Cloth. 17c. vnrd.
15c. Funcy Tinsel Drapery, llfto. yard.
ltc. 811k Windsor Ties. 12Ho.
2Gc. Silk Plaid Windsor Tlos. 19e.
J5o. yard. U inch wide, Buttur color
Lace, 10c. yurd.
Boys' Mixed Straw Hats, 15c. each.
Boys' White Straw Hats, with baud,
Mtasos*' Straw Sailors. With
Mtssei' Fancy Straw Sailors,
Ladles' Bltick Straw Yachts. 15c.
Ladles' Trimmed Hutu, ranging from
$1.25 to IS.98 each.
Spray? of Flowers. 5c. ioc. 15c.
Fancy Ribbons, lfto. yard to 50c.
AH Silk and Satin Ribbons, 2c.
6c. yard. 3c. yard, 10c. yard. 12?sc.
204 Main Street, Norfolk, Va
The Kern Furniture Co?
OLD MARKET SQUARE.
Ice Chests and Refrigerators
ALSO ON HAND A LARGE LINE OF
:OME EARLY AND MAKE YOUR SELECTIONS.
The Kern Furniture Co.,
24 OLD MARKET SQUARE.
l.'nbleached Co: tu. , *i wide, at 3a,
Unbleached Cotton, yard wide, extra
heavy, at 4>jc.
Apron Ginghams at 3lac; worth 5c.
Apron Ginghams, 5c; worth Cc.
Androscoggln Illeachcd Cotton, yard
wide, 7c. Fruit of the Loom. 7Hc.
Shirting Calico, In short lengths from
1 to 4 yards, at lc. yard.
THE CHEAPEST PLACE IN THE CITY TO BUY
STAPLE AND DOMESTIC
Shirting Calico, at 3V>c; worth to.
Best Merrlmack Prints, at 4,,4c.
Yard wide Percale, in lengths from 2
to 4 yards, at 6c; worth 10c.
Yard Wido Percale, at ~>4c.; worth 10c.
Moire In all colors, S'sc.; worth lOo.
Plaids, at 5c; wortli Sc.
+fXX? 4M><H>?*<>< 04XX> XNXXMXK 0-?e$
Plaids, at EC! worth 10c.
Plaids, at ll'ic.; worth 15c.
Crepon in all colors, good quality, 10c;
worth 12V4c. Large line of Sateens, in
?tripes and figures, at 10c; worth 12',ic.
Full Una of Dress Linings, Flbro
Chamois, black, gray and tan, at Cc.
Remember the Place?252 Church St.
AUCTION SALEN-rCTVII BAT.
W. M. Hannah, Aucttoneor.
RT VIRTUE OP A DEED OP TRUST.
?J made to us as trustees by A. E. Mur?
ray. Regina P. Murray, w. D. Murray
and Laura Murray, bearing date on the
twenty-first day of November, In tho year
eighteen hundred and ninety-three, and
recorded tn Deed Book 110, page 374.
or tho Clerk's office of tho Corporation
Court of tho City of Norfolk, and at
the request of the creditor therein se?
cured, we shall sell at public auction at
the Real Estate Exchange, No. 115 Main
atreot, Norfolk, Virginia, at 12 m.. on
SATURDAY, the. Ninth day of May,
1896, the following property, to-wlt:
ALL THOSE TWO CERTAIN LOTS
OR PARCELS OP LAND with the build?
ings thereon, situated In Atlantic City
Ward, of the City or Norfolk, In the
State of Vlrglna, bounded and described
as follows: Beginning at the northeast
corner of Poolo street and avenuo "B.."
running thenco northwardly along the
eo-stern side of Poole street Sixty-two
(.62) feet six (6) Inches more or less, and
extending back between parallel lines
Fifty (60) foot, being part of lots Eleven
(11) and Twelve (12) as conveyed to A. E.
Murray and W. D. Murray by J. B.
Tuto et ux.
GEO. W. DEY
J. W. HUNTER,
T. R. BORLAND.
_ ? . ??> Trustees.
W. M. HANNAH.
Tow nsend__& .Joyces, Auctioneers.
'CRUST-EE'S BALE* OP VALUABLE
1 PROPERTY NEAR BERKLEY:
By vlrluu of a certain deed of trust
executed lo us. as trustees, by John T
Rogera und Clnda R. Rogers, his wife"
dated the 13th iluy of September, 1895
and duly ol record In the Clerk's ofllco
Of the County Court of Norfolk county
In deed book 195. page 68, and at the.
request of the creditor secured thereby
six months' default having been maj?
In the payment of the monthly dues duo
to said creditor we shall proceed. on
SATURDAY, the 9th day of May, 1896,
at 11' o'clock in., on the premises to sell
at pubic auction the following property
LOTS 55 und 56, AND PART OP LOT
57, on the plan of B. B. Wilson's land
which said plan Is duly of record In the
Clerk's ofllce of Norfolk County Court
In map book No. 1, page S9: the said prop?
erty being bounded, with reference to
said plan, by the southeastern line of
Seiden street, the northeastern line of
lot No. 54. the middle line of the block!
und a line drawn parallel with the north?
eastern line of lot numbered 68, and live
feet therefrom: together with the build?
ings and Improvements thereon and the
appurtenances thereto belonging. This
property Is situated on Seiden street, near
the Intersection of Wilson's road and
Berkley avenue, and may he reached by
the former, via Campostella Bridge, and
by the latter from Berkley.
TURMS:-Cash. LEO JUD30N,
E. J. BOND.
TOWNSEND & JOYNES.
April 4, H9C. apS-30t
'Ocean View Hotel
OCEAN VIEW, VA.
The hotel enlarged, furnislu
newly and handsomely through?
out, will open MAY 1st, and will
be conducted In a manner to merit
the patronage of the best people.
FISH. CRABS anil OYSTERS
direct the Ocean and Bay In abun?
,An Ideal Place for Ladies
LUNCHEON and SUPPERS
furnished on short notice.
For Information regarding
rooms, dinners, etc.. address
Frequent trains front Norfolk
from now on?the last one leav?
ing Ocean View at S p. m.
Come and See Us
If you want a bargain. J1500 will
buy a nice bouse on Highland ave?
nue; cannot bo duplicated for less
than 12.000. |3w> cash, balanco $15.60
per month. Lot 25x100 feet to 20
H. L. PAGE & CO.,
REAL ESTATE AGENT9.
NO. 16 BANK STREET.
of" virgi inj ia.
CI TRENT FURNISHED FOR ARC
UIQHTB, INCANDESCENT LIGHTS,
AND ELECTRIC MOTORS.
for printing presses. Coffee Mills. Eleva?
te is, Fails, etc., etc. iSold at reasonable
rates by meter or Hat rate systems, as
may be preferred by the consumer.
.IAS. L. BELOTE.
Telephone 221 and 207. Sup't.
The Corporation Court of the City of
Norfolk, will sit on
WEDNESDAY. APRIL 20TH,
A N 1 >
Fill DAY. MAY 1ST., 1S9C,
TO HEAR APPLICANTS FOR LIQUOR
All persons Intending to make such ap?
plications, and ull persons desiring to
oppose the same, are heieby nolllled to
appear on those days.
FOn r.ITIIF.R ?ES:.
ThlH remedy Itclne; in?
jected directly to tlio
Meat Of ttiOHO dlHCBHCB
of the Cienito-lirluary
Organ?, reo tif ros no
change of diet. Coro
jrnnruntccd In 1 to 8
Sdayo. S4mal I plain pack?
rtTTIt? ?raaae. by mail, ei.OO.
%jf <& 2&. JUtftold only by
J. A. BENNETT, 335 Church stroet,
W. S. LANOHORN. 800 Crawford street,
KLORS DRUG STORE. Newport News,