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ANYTHING YOU WANT
Poiismout? Merchants Prepared to Supply
All Manner.of Seasonable Wares.
PRESENTS SUITABLE FOR HOLIDAYS
Things Mi reo i?M?l Small?Bhttdlug
Lots Olid llnliy Itutllcs-Cloilo s
nnd Caul to Keep Out Cold?flood
Thins* to Eat?Useful nnd Orimiii*
This Is Christmas week nnd everyone
-will be in search of a present of s ?nie
klnvl. Consequently it will be but na?
tural for them to want to know vfhoie
to go to buy such an nrlicle. A glance
at The Virginian's advertising columns
will at once tell them who the live, wide
awake merchants are nnd where they
can buy goods that will come up to the
In this Issue Mr. John A. Morris tells
you that he ha." a surprise for yon that
will last all the week. He offer.-" you
clothing at such prices a? he never sold
them before, he having cut all hi* prices
so as lo reduce his Immense sloek'of
clothing, underwear, white goods, neck?
ties and gents' furnishings of all kinds
fare the same fate. As be makes it Ills
motto never to misrepresent, you can
feel satisfied that the goods nre what
lie tells you. They ?rc all marked In
plain figures. While out give htm a call.
(What can be better for a Christmas
present than a desirable lot to build
yourself a home, where you can have
all the pleasures of city life and be free
from bustle and confusion, Such on op?
portunity is offered at Pinner's Point,
itlio growing suburb of th!? city, where
you get the pure salt air freun the Eliza?
beth river. If you need anything of Un?
kind Mj\ John ii. Watson would ho
pleased to sell you one, and depend on
It, lie will treat you right. If you have
any Insurance to place there Is no bel?
ter man than WiatBOliftp give It to, either
on your life or property. See -him and
3ie will treat yon right. A. policy would
be a good present.
H. B. "Wilklns, tho old wood dealer,
tells you that he has good dry sheltered
wood and clean coal all the time. A
cord of wood or a ton of coal would be
an excellent present. "Wilklns would be
gl'ad to sell you either.
CARTS AND WAGONS.
If your cart needs mending or paint?
ing, or if you neeil a new one, Owens &
Parker are the gentlemen that will fix
you up at a small cost and make you
feel happy for a little money. See their
If in need of hotbed sash, builders'
material, brick, Ihne, .paints or any old
thing like a ton of coal or a oord of
wood, S. P. Oast, tho old reliable dealer,
would be glad to serve you. Soe Ills ad?
vertisement, lind his place and take our
word for tl you will be treated well.
PHUaWOiRKS AND .CANDIES.
If you want fireworks at prices that
can't be equalled, even at wholesale,
call on H. O. Pearson, nnd you will get
just such a bargain, and for plain and
fancy candles thete Is no such line In
the city for Christmas. He is giving
special prices. Sec him, buy of him and
you will have no cause to regret it.
Perhaps you may need a gun, a pistol,
knife or a mechanical toy for the little
onr-s, and above all a bicycle. If so.
White is the man you want to see. He
will sell you If you show any disposi?
tion to buy. Anything In the sporting
l'.ne at White's. You can select n child's
wheel that will suit anyone out of his
Tf you need dry Rood?, Phillips !.= Hie
man you want to see for a general as?
sortment. He carries most anything
In that lln?. His prices defy competi?
tion. Give him a call.
j No one knows what a day may bring
forth and what kin 1 of weather we are
going to have from day to day. In
time of peace prepare for war. So it Is
with everything else, while the wea?
ther is good get your c.-.al and then you
will be prepared when <bad weithe
comes.? A ton-of coal a nice present.
There are quite a number of those wh >
deal in that kind of article, nnd when
you want anything they would be glad
to serve you. (Messrs. W. & ,T. Parker
offer you coal at prices that arc as low
' as any other dealer.
Then there is Mr. Joseph A. Parker,
who has been in 'the 'business since 1SC5.
T/hose who have dealt with him know
that he aiways doe*1 wh it lie tells you
he will. In Iiis Advertisement he tells
you he 1? prepared lo fill your ot'ders at
the lowest market price with good clean
coal. See him If you need such an
Mr. C. S. Sherwood, the old Jeweler,
Is determined that everyone .shall have
a time piece of their own. and for that
reason he has put the prices down low.
He has presents of nil kinds that will
suit anyone. A: his store you can find
as large an assorted stock of good* as
can be found south of Baltimore. Don't
faJl to call at Sherwood's und see hin
stock before you go elsewhere.
C. W. Hudslns. the old reliable grocer.
Is Mill in the Sea'hoard block with a
stock of plain and fancy groceries such
as will suit the taste of the most fastidi?
ous.. Charlie knows how to run a store.
You will tind the liest and cheapest of
goods In his line. Give him a call.
It. T. Mules, the old Inker, can be
found at his old place of 'business; where
. he has been for these many years. If
you want Ciirlalrna j cakes or candles.
,>;-/.? sec Mules and you will get just what
; : you want ha short notice.
i-J If you need anything to make your
^i: : home comfortable, from the kitchen to
.'.tho garret, call at Crawford':'. He has
HKilte largest .stock of furnltu e an I fur
,'V:,nlshifig jjood in the South. You can b -
suited there, as he has as complete a
Uno as- anyone could wish to select from.
Call and sec him. His windows are
beautiful, and cannot fall to attract
your attention. His business has grown
from a .small Btoic to tv five-story ware
house, and even this does not begin to
held his stoclc. llofore buying anything
In his Uno give him a call.
PAKot AavraqL.ES, books, &c.
If you need a hook or a gun or fnncy
jardinieres, brlc-a-<brac, lamps, glove.",
or anything in the fancy line, call at
Anderson Thompson's, and you can
be suited' Trayer amoks, hymn books
er any other kind they have In endless
numbers and varieties. Glance at the
window and you can see them. Slop
and take a look inside.
SUBURBAN prop qivtt.
.Mr. Charles P. Harper Is one of the
founders of Pinner's Point and Port
N r; Hi has d me as much to bring
p : '? Hp fe as any one man there, ib?
is ullll there and will tell yon the ad?
vantages of a home In this beautiful
place. Call and see him.
Mr. Emmet t Deans, though young in
buslm as in thi ; <? ity. is not unknown to
the ladles. Having clerked In Norfolk
for a gre.it many years, he has started
for himself under Hotel Portsmouth.
There you can find bargains of all kind?
in notions, hosiery, white goods and
many cither articles. See Knunctt and
you will be convince*! that you need go
no fait her to purchase anything in his
Is there a man In this city who doe*
not like t? look well-dressed at all times?
The clothing business Is such how that
one can buy a suit already made that'
will la 'k well an,l sets wi ll. Just whore
to go is the question. A glance at our
columns will nnwwer that question.
Messrs, Levy & .Incoiw on yesterday
began a clearing out hale to reduce their
mammoth stock. At this sale everything
has been marked down to such llgtu a
as will Induce anyone to buy. These
gentlemen say that they could not b< glii
to sell at such prices* but their sloe!; In
"Urge now and they mu9t have money
ami they know of no better way to get
it than to tell their customers that they
need It, give them stuff that I.-? worth
rnore than they charge
air. M. :R senbauni tells you that he
has useful gifts for the hoilddys./or m?-n
and boys at prices that never were
heard of 'hereto. lie quotes some of
them for your own Inspection. He has
been in business In our city frtr some
year:3 and h.m made money by his .?trlct
attention to business and fair de.'.ling.-'.
Which of itself is bpiwd to tell. lli.s
store is large, as well as his slock. It
h is lu eu well selected and with much
care. Here you can find what you
want. His window for the holidays Is
beautiful and numbers slop to admire it.
When in need of anything In his line
give him a call.
Messrs. IXreslaur & Anthony are well
known to till our readers. Their names;
have been /before them for noine lime in
the columns of The Virginian. They
know a good (bine: and keep It. They
also want the public to share their
knowledge, and by doing this you would
act well to call at their place of busi?
ness and sec what an Immense .-'lock
they carry. As for prices Ihcy cannot!
be'beat anywhere. They quote you some.1
which Is only a small sample of What
they will do. The II: :n is an old one, I
and their senior partner was a man
whom no one would dispute what he
Bald about his clothing, and for that
reason Mr. Anthony, the Junior partner,
has always tried io keep up the reputa?
tion of the firm, and he has successfully
done s >, and his business has inen iscd.
I ID trade Is good and his slock is bat?
ter. See him.
XKW YORK CHEAP STORE.
Mr. Isaacs, the proprietor of this es
taibllshtricnt, came here a year or more
ago'comparatively unknown, but by fair
dealing, hot mtsrepiescntlng hit? go'odte,'
he has built up a trade second so none
In the two < Itics. Ills store is large, his
.-?'?.eck Immense-: the assortment is good:
ninl he takes pleasure In trying lo pie ise
Ills customers. When once you buy
there yon will call ngaiii. He has a fine
assortment to sell el from. A par: of his
store Is decorated beautifully for the
holidays. See it, buy of him and you
ivIII be satisfied.
List but not leasi, are Ihe youngest
of iiiem all in age and business, but
not In stock or f ade, is the firm of
Maurice A. Brandt ?- Co. In January
last these young men started out in the
w< tid f >r themselves, and have built up
a busln ss that others envy. -Mr. Maurice
[ Brindt is n. young man in years, but
i old In business experience, having been
tftUghl under his father, who has been
j one of Portsmouth's most successful
merchants. He Is making a specialty of
J merchant tailoring and has some of the
best trade in Ihe city in the line. His.
store is neat and tasty, his stock is
varli d and will plcttso. See his adver
IIjm m-.nt, call at his store. It !? neat
and tasty an 1 you will get just what
you want. The tlrm will in Ihe spring
love large additions made. Tiny will
lh- n compote with any lirm in the South.
DOn't go away from home ifter reading
this notice, hut call on these gentlemen
and pee what they have.
A NEGRO GIVEN SIX MONTHS POR
STEALING CHICK ENS,
Yesterday morning a negro named
Thomas Johpson, who i; de.if ami
dumb, was before the Mayor upon a
charge of having stolen live chickens
out of ti t'lop from a country cart. The
negro, although deaf and dumb, at?
tempted to deceive the officer. lie point?
ed to jt house, and motioned to Ahd
chickens. Intimating thai he was car?
rying them there, but lie- p< .ijiie in
the house knew nf thing of them. He
mads several attempts to bite the
Officer who arrested him. lie has
been convicted several limes for llv
same thing. He was given six months
in J ill to amuse himself nnd ?:> spend
his holiday. When Ills lb,nor held up
six fingers he smiled ail over Ills face.
MISSIOXAKV M BETING.
The Missionary tticlcty ..f Wright
Memorial M. E. church will hold i;s
meeting this afternoon at ":"> o'clock
The new pa: tor, the Kev. Mr. Hoggs,
will deliver an address. Among othei
interesting features will bo a solo by
Miss Pan nie MOL.can, wi h ?>;.-. iron
Etheridge as accompanist. KecitMion:
will also be rendered by Mlssc3 Anhii
Cherry nnd Alida ?'.:,!!.
The programme which has been pre
pared for the occasion Is highly enter
mining, and will doubtless attract :
I large attendance.
Calvary Baptist church, liov. P. S. C.
Davis, pastor?Services os follows:
Sunday school at 0:.'i0 a. m. Preaching
at H a. ht. and 7:30 p. m. by pastor.
Morning subject. "A Question Asked;"
evening subject, "Shall Wo Know Each
Other In Hoavc??"
Port Norfolk Baptist ohapol-Service?
as follows! Sunday school at-tr.J p. m.
Preaching at 3:30 p. in; by ltev. P. S. C.
Fourth street Baptist church. Rev.
Dr. W. K. Fisher, pastor?Sand ay
school at 9;ic a. in. Preaching by the
pastor at 11 a. in. and 7:30 p. m. The
Lord's Supi>er will be ndmlulstered at j
the close Of the morning .service.
At the revival nt the Friends' church
on Friday night there were twenty-on ?
bright conversions. Tdie tide or spirit- J
ual power ran high. Salvation and not
hand-shaking religion Is the scundard
of this meeting. Services continued
through the week.
Friends' Evangelistic church?Sun?
day school at 9:30 a. in. Revival ser?
vices at Jl a. m. and 3 and T:30 p. i
Street meeting at the monument at 8:30
pi m. The pastor, Rev. F. J. Hall, w ill
he assisted by A. (' Ktebell und Vivian I
Gates, the boy evangelists. Services
Court Street Baptist church. Dr. A.
K. Owen, pastor?Services to-day as
follows: Sunday school at 9:30 a. nt.
Prcaohlng at it a m. by the pastor.
Sul lect, I'Whnt Christ is Stade to the
Bellcver4" The doors of the church will I
be opened for the. reception of mem
bors. A; 7:1.*. p. m. the text and the
subject will be "Watch!"
Monumental M. B. church, Dev. I,,
n. Betty, past >r?Preaching at U a. m.
an.I 7:30 i>. in.
There was Interesting evangelistic
service.-; .u the South Street Baptist
church all last .week, and they win be
At 9:30 a. nt. Dr. Fisher will speak
especially to the children in the Sun?
day school. At 11 a. m. the pastor will
preach. At .! p. hi. there will ba a
great mass meeting, led by Mr. .Martin.
In which all the churches are invited
to lake part. A number of prominent
ministers are expected to BO present.
At 7:30 p. in. Mr. -Martin will prettch.
The- meetings will lie continued.
Central M. E. church, ltev. 'b orge H.
Ray, I). 1?.. pastor?Preaching at 11 n.
in. and 7:30 p. in. Sunday school at
9:lli a. ni. Prdycr and praise meeting
at 2:30 p. in. Junior League at 3:30 p. m.
Wright Memorial M. IS. church, cor?
ner of Fourth and Randolph strei
Rev. W. G. Boggs, pastor?Sunday
school at Prl? w. ni. Preaching by p
tor at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. in.
JUNIOR J.EAGCE .MI.irriNC.
Following Is the programme for tho
exercises at Centrai Methodist church
this afternoon at 3:30 o'clock:
Singing?Hymn . Selected
Prayer . Dr. Rnv
Blblo Drill . Mr. Morse
Recitation. "How the Turtle Left"
-Miss Annie Cherry.
Vocal Solo.."(1 lory to Jesus, My King"
Miss Agnes Rowan.
Recitation . Selected
Vocal Solo . "Saved by Grace"
Master Reld Wilklns.
Recitation . Selected
Quartette . "Jesus My Savior"
Misses M. and V. Bland, Harrlscn nr.d|
Address . Rev. R. M. Chandler |
Vocal Solo . Selected
(Miss V. P. Grimes accompanist.)
Mrs. L. M. Holl..man.
Quartette"?Though My sins Be as
Scarlet" . -
Misses Ewcll, White, V. and M. Bland.
Singing . "God Re With You"
The meeting will be led by Emmet
MONUMENTAL ROSEBUD SOCIETY
The regular monthly meeting of the
Monumental Rosebud Society will be
held this afternoon at 3 o'clock; Tlie
following i.i tin? programme:
Vocal Solo . Miss Annie Hall
(Accompanist, Miss Palmetto Grinies.)
Address . Dr. A. E. Owen
Vocal Duett .
Mrs. YV. Ii. Dashiell arid Mr. David
(Accompanist, Miss lulm.-llo Grime.-.")
Recitation. Miss Corn Fane..
Vocal Solo ..J.. Miss Myrtle Pal.'.'
(Accompanist; Mrs. R. A. El Ik red go.)
Keel til lion . Miss Med,line King
Piano Duett (with Violin Obllgnto)
Mr. Day Hutchinson and Mr. John
The public is cordially invited to at?
MEETING P< .S i l MX ED.
The inciting of the Central Church
Kpworth League, which was announc?
ed ill last Sunday's paper, has .1m en
postponed until Tuesday, the 2lst. The
foil- wing is the programme for th ?
Business of the league.
Piano solo, by Mrs. I.. R. ITolloman.
Vocal solo, by Miss Emily Bunting.
RecHatfon, with piano accompanla
mcnt by Miss LilllC Wallace.
Address by the Rev. Mr. Farhyid.
"Tiie Holy Bible,'!1 by Miss Camp?
Rev. Dr. Ray will preach a sermon to-,
day at 11 a. m. on "The Duties and Re?
sponsibilities Of a MethOdlst Steward."
it being the occasion of the installation
of the Board,of Steward? for the ensu?
ing conference year. At night there will
be a special sermon on "X-lt-.ys. an Il?
lustration of the Divine Eye."
COTTON ON FIRM.
I Yesterday morning about 12:!.". o'clock
! the nfterv.w.eh on the steamship Aries,
: which Is loaning cotton at Peters &
Reed's wharf, notified the captain that
lire had been discovered In hatch No.
2. An alarm was turned In from Sea?
board Air Line warehouse F, and the
lire companies were sen,: to the sr-ene of
The distress call of the steamer'?
brought |lhe ijugs Piedrnont,
Dorothea, Emma Kate Ross, Pioneer
and .1. D. Jones to her assistance', and
waiter was nt '. nee turned on the blniso.
The Aries Is one of Johnston's Oh?rles
ton Line iron steamships, and is load?
ing cotton for Liverpool. As a part of
iho cargo she Is t ) carry 1.20fj : urned
bales of cotton from the steamer May
field which put Into -this port some
weeks ago on fir."". This cotton lias
been so unlucky that I: was thought
at '.list when the Arles was fouiid to
be on fire tha.t she hud loaded these
damaged bales and that lire nt ill smoul?
dering In the heart of some of 'them
and had burst out by jarring, but on
investigation it was learned that the
burned cotton bad not been put on the
ship and that the fire had started in
new col Con delivered to the Steamer
within tha past -two or three days by
the Seaboard Air Line. So tbe Origin
of tho lire la another fotton cargo mys?
tery to add U? itho list that Is dally
growing ll) statt.
The number \>f bales oT cotlon stored
I? the Aries was ((,000, and she also
carried n miscellaneous cargo valued
at $400,000. What depth the lire
reached 1* no: known. Mr. C. C. Pat?
terson, looal director of the Johnson
Line in Norfolk, was seen this morn?
ing, but for the present would not say
what tho damages were.
Mr. t? T. l<am>b, agent of the South?
ern railway, stated thwit his road hod
a good deal of the cargo aboard the
ship, but whether it was damaged or
not w.is for the present unable to say.
The Aries I.-: an Iron steamship of con?
siderable- tonnage and |3 commando l
by t'ai<!. J. P. Disney, a native of
CAMS VERY NEAR BEING A SE?
Yesterday some young men took a
chum's bicycle and hid it and told him
that a young man, who this man did
not like so well, hud stolen it, and had
>rc?ie to Suffolk; The owner of tho
wheel wont d?wh l" telegraph to have
tho man with tho bicycle stopped. He
also started for a warrant und it took
some time to convince him that it was
only a joke nnd that the gentleman
whom they accused knew nothing of
the wheel. Tie- young men soon re?
turn, i the wheel acid will in the future
be more careful how they practice
AN ACCI'DKXT 'PI I AT WILL RE?
SULT IX DEATH.
Yesterday afternoon <i gang of labor?
ers was at w-ak on the Quay wall nt
the yard. One of the parties, named
Thomas Hrook?, who lives in Norfolk,
wua assisting In carrying a piece of
rallroa I iron. When they got to their
dest Ilia lion they threw it on the ground.
In dolli ; so it struck a small log. which
Hew up. striking Mr. Brooks In ihe head,
brushing his skull. A portion of his
brains ooxed out nnd ho w is attended
by the yard surgeon, after which he was
.?wnt lo his home in Norfolk in a dying
TO REMAIN T'l DRIEE MORE NIC! I ITS.
Tho MaynnrdJMcD6nald Company,
Who hive been playing lit this city a
portion of last week, will remain here
tin-,- more nights and will present a
hew bill on '.Monday night. They will
play "The Dashing Widow." Tuesday
night, by request, they will present
"Ruth, the Outcast." Wednesday night
"The L,ost 'Son," one of Dickens' popu?
lar Christmas stories, "The Cricket on
the Iii til th." Admission, as usual, la.
20 anil 30 cents. They deserve.to be well
patronized, as they are far above the
HIT WITH AN AXE.
Yesterday morning Rosa Carney and
Siilie Grifiln, itwo dusky damsels, go:
into a duspute on King street. The
Grlllln woman used a roller pin and
pulled ihe wool out of Rosa's head
by the handful. Rosa retaliated
by hitting Sallle in ihe head
with an axe, making nn ugly cut. Th iy
were both arrested and were carried
before Justice Rustic, who gave ltosa
sixty days in jail, flnllle was more
fortunate and managed to prove that
she was not the agressor.
PETTY STEAL. I NO.
There Is any quantity of people loaf?
ing around now watching oil opportu?
nity to steal anything lltey can find.
On Thursday sonic one st lie an over?
coat from Mr. Paadril, a deck hand on
tho City of Portsmouth. Friday night
some one stole a pair of boots from mo
of the deck hands on ilhe Twin City.
People cannot bo too careful in keep?
ing their doors, etc.. locked now that
Christinas Is drawing mar. There Is a
frati'-' of these people who are always
on the lookout for an opportunity to
HELPING THE POOR.
Colonel K. R. Grimn. chalrmnn or Hie
relief committee of stonewall Ca mo,
C. V., Is arranging t<> distribute the
Christmas offerings of sal I camp to
the widows and orphans and poor de?
pendent upon the old vets'.; Organiza?
tion for ninny of life's comforts. Ho
is glad, notwithstanding stringency of
money, ithat the camp Is able lo make
its usual contribution. One huntlri 1
and fourteen dollars was collected nnd
will be divided up a.?' the committee
WILL CELEBR/ TE THEIR FOURTH
To-night Tidewnti ??? Lodge, I. o. o. p.,
wit! celebrate their fourth Anniversary
by attending religious services nt
Owens Memorial church and listening
to a sermon by Rev Mr. Wntcrfleld,
which will, cio doubt, be very interest- j
Ing. S une excellent music has been I
selected for the occasion by the choir!
of tin- church. Grlce and Old Domin?
ion 1/Oilgcs will Accompany Tidewater
CASK RE-OPENED AND Till': PRIS?
ONER DI SOU A R G E D. . s
Yesterday morning Mayor P.alrd. at
the solicitation of Captain H ipper. re?
opened the case of Larry l/mg, nlias
"VandcrblH," charged with stealing$10,
for which he was sent to jail for six
months, and after hearing additional
evidence, changed his former decision
and discharged it.ho prisoner. The wo?
man who was convicted with him will |
I serve out tier term < f six months.
DEATH OP MRS/JOHN O. MOODY.
Mrs. M .ry It. Moody, wife ..f Mr.
John G. Moody, died yesterday at the
residence of her son-in-law, Mr. /,. O.
Cul pepper, Roo Fourth street, at 1:30
o'clock In th ? morning, in tin- .'? \ year
of he r age. The deceased had hi a sick
1'ir some line- and her death was not n
surprise to the family. She leaves a
husband and two children to mourn
their loss. The funeral will take plfice
from Wright Memorial' M I idtsl
church this afternoon at 2:20 o'cl eki
COMMITTED SUICIDE. |
A colored womrih 1'ving on Mr. John
G. IVakc's farm. In the Churchl I .- ????
tlon, committed suicide yesterday
morning by shooting herself through
the heart with a gun. The woman is a
stranger, having just moved on Mr.
Poake's farm, had no family and ,h?
cause is assigned for the rash deed.
Eucklcvi'3 Arnicn Snlve.
THE REST SALVE In the world for
cms. Bruises, Sores, Ub ers, Salt Rheum,
Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Han,is.
Chilblains. Corns ami a;! Skin Erup?
tions, and 1 isltlvcly cures Piles or no
pay required. It Is guaranteed to give
perfect satisfaction or nymoy refunded.
Price 25 cents per boxJ For ealo by
Burrow, Martin & Co.
Old Soldiers Tell About ftlun
yon's Great Victories.
Mr. D. H. Clark, member of tho Union
Veteran Dcglon, No. 1, and residing at
Glenwood, Twenty-third Ward, Pitts
burg, sayo: '? 1 suffered for twenty years
of tho heart.
of tho snells
that I Mil it
spells were ac?
ing down the
left side and
arm. My case
was so severe
that tho Gov?
paying mo a
pension on ac?
count of it. I
In an effort
to secure relief, but finally gave op
the idea Of being helped. Recent?
ly 1 tried. Munyon's Heart Cure
and It guvo mo almost Instant relief. I
curry a bottle of It In my pocket nil tho
time, to be used In case of u.n emergency.
1 liuv<- also been troubled with severe
distress In my stomach, accompanied by
j..'.ln;; and drawing up of the intestines.
At limes I full that I would die. X pur
chasi d a bottle of Munyon's Dyspepsia
Cure and I am happy to say that tho
first dose cured me."
A. Q; Austin, No. 7 Harper's Court,
South Bend, Ind.. a veteran of the war,
Wiho contracted rheumatism while In tbo
army, and Is also suffering front the
effects ot Hunstroke, says: "I have been
usl!;; the Munyon Rheumatism Cure
Klnce last Monday. I have derived moro
benefit and greater relief from \\u medi?
cine than any that J have ever used; In?
deed, oin- feature Is very remarkable;
mv little finger, which has been perfectly
stiff. ss though it had no joint In lt. and
always in my way. which 1 have not
been able to bend for many years, lias
becomo supple and pliant, and I ran now
close It Into the palm of the hand in a
natural why. I am delighted with Mun?
yon's medicine." %
Munyon has n separate care for each
disease. At all druggists, mostly -."> cents
THE ALLIANCE'S CRUISE
Nie Recent Long Voyage of the Old Naval
THE SHIP IS A RELIC OF THE OLD NAVY
ltu? "Vevorlholm* y.txo Kode Nnfely
Tlironeli Tempts Cm und nuUoiiiig
Waves Wilt) Her "5ritv? Apprentice
f.ttildloM Aboard-Story Wiiiicn
hy One of Her t'row.
The old training Bhlp Alliance, or the
Ut lied Stales navy, made recently a
very long cruise, of which the foll'aw
ihg, w ritten aboard ship. Is a synopsis:
Left Newport, R. I., dune Ztllh, lst-7;
called ?11 band;; to unmoor ship about
:; p. m. on that date, and In a tew leours
found OUrselVCS at .sea, with a fair
wind. NI thing oS Interest occurred
until July -Rh, 'then some celebrations
were arraug d, consisting of athletic
contests between the apprentice boys
and several good meals. (Apprentice
boys range from i! to 17 years ot age,
and are shipped by their parents or
guardians at tho various receiving ships
f.r service und' r the Government until
of age. They are prepared tor the du?
ties i.f srnmen, und B?inctlmea 'become
petty bfilccrs.) The following p?'o
gruinme ci piprised the events of Inde?
pendence day: 1. Mast head race. 2.
Sack race. .'. Raxing, featherweights,
threo 2-ihlnutc rounds. 4, Potatio race.
5. Shoe scramble. <>. Boxing, middle
weights, four tt-minule rounds, 7.
Three legged race, t>. Pie eating con
:est. Tliis ended the forenoon. After?
noon?Boxing, heavy-weights, four 2
mlnu'ic ii-iunds. 10. Wheelbarrow race.
11. Obstacle vac :, and, last, the tug ot
war b tween the starboard and port
watches. The nay passed off very hap?
pily, ni the weather up lo now had
? >n July 11 tli wentlier became (lamp
and slightly chilly, and by the 18th a
severe storm visited Hie ship, which
Increased nnd lasted a week. It was
then ail these embryonic, invs became
subject to mal de mere?and, perhaps,
?too, homesickrii as.
July ?.'.'.tli sighted Land's isrid, Enr
land. and next day came to anchor oft
Bornemoulh, Iii Christ Church bay.
The following day -,ve steamed up tlie
Solen*, then Southampton water Into
tin? harbor of Southampton, where we
remained three weeks?
IBvery one known Rout ham niton Is
the European terminus >if the Ameri?
can Line of stoaipors. but Ihey have not
? ii the magnificent bicycle reads un?
less they stopped over in travel. One
Of the best routes outside the town is
to jS'etley Abbey, and 'the next maybe
In comparison, is <<li*iaugh ?the Now
Forest, another environ; or rathe:
proximate point ot interest.
From Southampton we steamed over
to fjhi ri btturg, France, where we re?
mained nine days. The youngsters
raised :: row with the French police,
wiilch was published in -the American
After leaving Chorebonrg we set sail
for Gibraltar, but adverse winds ami
heavy rains rtrovA us into Queein-lbwii;
'.;? land, wli ro no coat d u:> and left
after .a two-day's sojourn, with noi.ll-.
ing t'i .mark the eyrnt,
Finally, on >the l"/h ? if September, we
anchored In the bay just opposite the
town of Gib ni ar. We were busily In?
formed by the naive cicef?he of
everything the mines loaded with ex?
plosives on the neck of land connect?
ing the Bri ' i colony vvlth*tHc Spanish
dominion; .. ? we e. ere told of the
n i rful strength <>r .he fortifications.
On the 27th ? f the si mo -month we
r ached Mn I ira. ami prepared there
for the so-called final liomcward pas
in Funolial, Mad Ira, .the principal
arnusemnni to strangers is to slide
down Mounl Church in a wicker-ware
sied, and to enjoy the mild climate.
I- Mad Ira on October 2d. nnd after
a very tedious passage, owing to the
lack bf wind (.the trad..- winds somehow
having discarded ihelr regularity),
we reached St. Thomas Island. W. I..
November I7;h. Wo were not destined
for St. Thomas, but were compcilod to
gi? there for provisions and coal. While
there much ?Iiscon lent, almost a rle.t
was generated among the apprentice
boys, because none were allowed 'to go
ashore, for rear of the prevailing dis?
ease.!, and maybe -because it wan pre
supposed that liquor would be given
linvo tried everything
How they're Talking Christ-?
Everybody, - even the little
Talk about your roses?
At your heart they're knocking
Morn and evening dim
Love will fill each slocking
To the rich round brim.
Time and again we've admonished you about Christmas,
the crowning event in the history of the Y'ear?the ^ime for
meditation and retrospection?the time to make, each other
happy?and to drop the mantel of selfishness and to be robed
in the mantle of Charity?remembering "It is more'blessed to
give than to receive."
We can show you out of the abundance of Our Stock
Many Substantial and Comfortable Articles?that must bring
gratitude out of the most stony heart and make blessings for
generous donors?We don't digress when we tell you about
Men's All Wool Suits?that sold freely only a snort while
at $7.!>0 that now go into this tidal wave of business?At the
Phenomenrial Price of $5.0*3.
10 Styles of Men's Suits just from Our work rooms to
dav,10l3 Market street, Philadelphia, consisting of Meltons
Cheviots and English Plaids. Holiday Novelties of our own
creation?with touches of style that are distinctively the Live
right & Co. make?anywhere from $7-90 to ?'15.00?A Suit
brings you tone and character in the Best ready-to-wear
Boys often need nudging, especially in the morning, but a
slight hint ought to suffice just here, in the mere mention of
Long Pant Suits that are suffering a change of Price. #5.00
f fits now $2S0\ #4.98 Suits now $3.50, and there's hardly a
limit to the line that will share the same fate.
Old No, 72 Main Street, New.No. 190 Opposite
Left St. Thomas November 'J2d, and
after a Bbort. preliminary practica wlt.li
great nuns, bring at ("Id Sail Kock. Jus;
out-side the harbor, we Bel our course
for Key \v<-. t. Florida, having received
while at St. Thomas <:able orders to
proceed to that place instead of Ymk
?town for target prncllce.
On November 2f?lh, while off the
northern const of Haytl, Thanksgiving
Day was celebrated by a series <ii
Sports. We took the northern route
from St. Thomas, and when off the
coast of Cuba, every vessel we saw,
to our vivid imagination, appeared hit
s .me ogre Spanish cruiser, else a tt'.ll
b'uttler, so that weird and fanciful no?
tions filled the minds of the youths on
'o >ard rein live to smarts lights and
N? exciting problem happened, how?
ever, and after .1 f w days at Hoa, al?
most all the way In sight tat distant
land, we arrived at Key West, Florida,
without a scrtach, oh the 1st < r De?
cember, and Immediately made pre?
parations for target practice.
j. f. a.
To Citren fold In ?>,,,. liny.
Tnke Laxative Bromb Quinine Tablets.
All druggists refund the money If It
ftills to cure. "J"> cents.
The annual meeting of the Atlantic
Bui!,ling find Loan association w-lll be
hold it West U.ill. corner l ine and
Chestnut street. Monday nle'it.
Mr. It. w. Brooks, tho cashier of the
bank, found It necessary >to go Ir nie
early yesterday, owing to his having
eontraoted cold. The bank closed tit ti
o'clock Instead of s. .is Is the custom oh
Saturdays, If ho is hot h-hle t'o re?
turn Monday Mr, B. H. Owens, or
Portsmouth, will wait on customers at
The new magazine club continues 1.0
grow in popular favor. Those Mho have
already subscribed say their 2ri cents
t'j read ten of l.he leading magazines
Is money well invested.
Kh-cir:-: 1U:ht s were- put in Chestnut
.Street Moth ml lot church last week.
An entertainment was given Friday
evening at Rylnnd liuvtHtpte Hail for
the benefit of the Buptlsl church. A
Vi ry large number or people wi re pres?
ent and a success was realized.
Mr. J. E. Sawyer has accepted a
position as engineer at the Port Nor?
folk elect pic car plant.
The pavers were excavating yester?
day preparatory to putting down a
granolithic walk In front of the Chest
mit Street Methodist church.
The schooner Don mi T. Briggs and
the (barge Gladiolus are loading with
lumber at Cfreenleaf Johnson's m;^, for
New Havan, Conn.
Bohooners Jessie Bnriow and c. Rosa
are leading, at Tunis' mill with lum?
Edward Williams und Edward Shields
bath colored, were given sixty days in
the Mayor's Court for dofrnudlnu Rich?
ard Barnes, colored, out of $-<\ Barnes
Is an bid man ab ml fo years old, from
?the ciiniy. and had Just r>.Iv'ed bis
pension. Upon finding it .>nt Williams
and ?? hi. ids got the old man's money by
betting on a three cud moii'.e against
a |20 Confederate bill.
Some one has presented the Rev. .M.
XV. Butler wish a beautiful study lamp
for Iiis pulpll.
The inllrbnd contractor, D. F. Kee
hdh. began laying 'the Belt I-ltto In
Berkley Friday. He .an at Tunis'
switch, at the rear ol .the electric ?? r ?
plant ami Is laying .towards the rlv> \
He aas unite a number of men e-vi
ployed. He say's he expects to employ
a large force. This will perhaps make
a happier Christmas for those who are
out of employment.
our several industries are doing a
largo business. As Iths holidays ap?
proach they aro continually Increasing
tin lr labor fore?. The sawmill men are
In n strain shipping lumber. More than
two million feet wcro shipped from nxir
town this week to domestic and for?
eign ports. The cotton factories have
ii large increase In business. Tiny ore.,
adding to their factories ami run?
ning overtime. The d ?maud for their
ninnufncturcd goods forger, perhaps,
UHun It baa even been before. One of
the proprietors said yesterday <?iat ho
was receiving orders continually.
Our merchants nre replenishing their
stock.- with the very choicest of go ids,
from wltlcli one may buy to hin own sat?
Hefkley Avenue Baptist church, -the
Rev. c W. link', pastor.?Sunday
schpol at 9:30 a. m. and preaching at
11 a. m.; young nun's prayer meeting
at " "!) p. tu., and preaching at 1! p. m.
lt. V. P. I*. at 6:30 P m. In .the lecture
room. At 3 o'clock two deacons will
Armstrong Mi nrorlal Presbyterian
church?Preaching oi! II a .m. by tlia
pastor, "the Rev. W. A. Slnymaker, Sun?
day sch'ool al 9:30 a. ni, Kvening Bibla
reading at p. m.
Chestnut Street Methodist church,
the Rev. lt. M. Chandler, poster.?
Preaching at 11 u m. and 7:30 p. in.
Young men's pmyer meeting ait 2:30
Main f-Vi-ee! Christian church, the
Rev. M. XV. F.utler, pastor?Services ito
day as follows: Sunday school nt 9:30
a. m. Preaching by the pastor at U a.
in. Junior Society of Christian En?
deavor Oil 2:30 i>. m. V. 1*. S. C. 13. at
3:30 pi in. Preaching by the paslbr, the
Rev. .1. i'. Barr lit, D. !>.. or Norfolk.
Dr. Barrett and Mr. Butler ivf-t o.?
c.hange pulpits nt thai hour. Mr. Dar?
ret! will preach on lie- subject of mis?
sions and illustrate his sermon with a
large map, showing 'the Chrlsllanl/.ed
and heathen part3 of the earth. The
public Is Invited to all of these ser?
THE BANK OF BERKLEY.
BUSINESS AND BAVINOS ACCOUNTS.
SAFE! IJEPOSIT liOXES.
TliC. ONTARIO OOf.TJ FIF.LU8 .MINI NO
AM" DKVIJBOPMKNT CO,
OWN l l.iild'ciNi: MINES,
bit for sale ui 20 cont i per share. Tills
comtmny will send ? xpedlt'oh to k Ion
dyke. Betid for further Information and
prospectus with latest Klondyko map.
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