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v The biggest day?The big'
1 hat's what the sales slips
The Christmas. ?Gift you
We appreciate it.
Greater efforts than ever, to
deserve your patronage, the
Joseph Brown, 210 Church
GonstriiGtion ana Repairing!
Sonttiern Electric an? Equipment Co
57 BANK. Iv'rjAfK (JlT'Y/HALL.
.<? i:i; i i,x<;s.
Plckctt'Duohannn Comp, O. V.,
Norfolk. Va... l")oc. 2Sth ls'iT
ATTENTION COMRADES.?THE Tirch
r\ ulnr monthly meeting of this camn
?will ho held In Iis hall THIS (Tuesday)
EVKNI.VO at S o'clock. Important bus
neSB. A full nml iirbtnpt attendance r
By order of P. A. MARSDBN,
;? . Command' r.
T. P.. JACKKOX.
Norfolk, Vn., Doc. 10, ISO".
Th annual meeting of tho stockholders
Of the CITY NATIONAL BANK, or Nor?
folk, V.l., will bo held at their office on
TUESDAY. Jan. 10th, 1888, between hours
of 12 nntl 1 p. m., for tho purpose of reg?
ulating the number and election or Di?
rectors. U. W. LEIGH, Cashier.
(lcll-td ..? '/i
j\ ryi u s em ents^
yAN WYCK'S ACADEMY OF MUSIC.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3$th.
In her famous Dortrayal of
Big scenic production and flno convtinny.
Prices: 25c, n?c, 7">c. and Si.' dc24-St
yAN WYCK'S ACADEMY OF MUSIC.
-WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29th.?
The famous comedy
presented by a mngnlflcont conipnny and
all the original atnge effects.
Prices, 25c, 50c, 75c. and $1 de25-3t
yAN WYCK'S ACADEMY OF MUSIC.
THURSDAY. DECEMBER 30TH.
Tho original Smyth & Rico Comsany
presenting for the (lrBt 4lmo in this city
tho reigning sensation' of .the year
My: Friend From India!
Beats now on sake. Prices: 25c. to SI.GO.
?ALT, THIS WEEK?
?Refined Vaudeville Company headed by
Exealla and Heath.- . ; - C\ CfH j !
Re-cngaged tho hlograph. New views.
Prices: 10c., 20c:, 30c.- de2S-3t
W. H. H. Ti:ice & Co.,
Real Estate and' Rental Agents, Corner
Bank and Plumo streets.
6S3 Malri street.
S23 Chapel street.
218 Cumberland St.
Bnnk, near Bute St.
E63 Main st.
2SS Fonchurch st.,
108 York street,
134 Chnrlotte St.,
Colon'n I avenue.
IS Arlington Place.
219 James street.
101 Holt street.
110 Chapel street
S3" Duke street,
SI Holt street.
173 Cumberland St.
12 Fnlklnnd street.
)21 Falkland street.
76 RoanOKe avenue.
94 RonpokO avenue.
f>2 Bank street.
M Bhnk' street.
172 Church st,
87 Commerce street,
23 and 27 Talbot St.,
250 Main street,
211 Main street.
9 Fayatto street.
A' desirable cottage
about ono mllo from
ROOM 2U AND 212 COLUMBIA BUILD?
ING. QRANBY STREET.
Baker's Oven, with fixtures and good
Etoro and dwelling No. 34 Queen street.
Store No. 412 Mnln street.
Warehouse Nos. 192 and 194 Water street
Nos:. 93 npd 1(J1 Commercial Plaoe.
Nos?79 -and M Goniineree street.
Nos. 216 and 217 Church street.
Offices Granby, Bunk and Commorco
_.. ? .DWELLINGS,
Btoro'nnd-dwclllng No. 342 .Cumberland st.
Dwelling oi? Poole street, J20:
No. 200 Cumberland street.20.00
No. 267 Brewer street
No. 4S7 Main street .27.50
No. 115 Ferguson avenue .13.00
Dwelling No: 36 Hamilton avenue ....IS/4
Dwelling No. 412% Main street, rent 125.
Brick Dwelling NO. 70 Cumberland struct
contains 11'rooms, all modern improve?
ments, nnd sUttoblo for a boarding house.
C. H. FE RR ELL 0 CO.
FOR RENT OCTOBER 1st, 1S97.?498
But<i strebt. 8 rooms: 416 Bute street. 8
rooms: 395 Bute street, 8 rooms: 219 Ft n
church street, 8 rooms; 3S7 Chapel strei t.
8 rooms; 51' Wood street, 9 rooms: 166
Mariner street, 12 rooms; 491 East Main
street, 10 rooms. ?:. ?'" I
C. H. FERRELL ? Vt CO..
Real Estate and Rental Agents,
sel2-tf 231 Main street
V -DEALERS IN
#V;,;-"'-'.' ? - i"
Railroad, Steamboat and
A ende Wost Market Square,
M The Christmas rush coramonced ear
v; ly at Greenwood's and Is Increasing in
'. volume daily us Christmas approaches.
., Thousands will be made-happy .by the
?;.'' purchases from .the always full and at
^ tractive stock at The Casket. You.can
t lie supplied with a silver novelty from
fJfic to np article worth , hundreds of
dollar-?. An elegant lino of fine jewelry
h?? just been received there and- offer
v ?4. at aUraotlve prices.
THE GREAT" HOLIDAY
. (?. _-LA ... :?? ' .
How Christmas Day Was Observed in Nor
y ? '"! <" i
THE BIG DINNER TO THE CHILDREN
Two Ilniulml Little Ones ltnvv ?
llrenl 'lime nt Armory Unit?
flmrclJ Servier?? Well Alteuilvit ?
Fool I'.nll-AciMloiny ot JlM?t?r?
Notes of i iw. Dn)'<
Chrb-^rrKiT?, -has bfecotri?? a ?tb.U-.j:
of t!>i> pasT.' along with a good. j;- a: >
.?;iu r things.
it uns vurl?usly celebrated. For Most
part, -people biul a good ante, enjoyed
the day. were happy. There were v.:\
lew people in Norfolk who did not go:
enough to eat and have something ex
.tra besides. At -the several mlssrans,
charitable Institutions' ulmshb?sc. and
jail, dinners were served lit for any
Ail tho public ofllccs. banks, business
houses, with row exceptions, were
dosed and, .-trt r i very noisy night to
tishcr ii in. the day was quiet and Kuii
Tin- churches, in which special Clirlst
, mns .services were held, were all well
j attended in tii ? morning, and the mu?
sic nt nil was unusually good. Christ?
mas music was sung, ?too, nt all the
churches Sunday nVarnlng, some of it
being very beautiful.
Donations 'to the dlfforont homes in
the oily were bountiful and substan?
tial; for the well-to-do In their own
pleasure did not forget others less for
As usun!, II was a groat day with
?the col' ri d people, and ninny of them
'turned out to see the football game
at League Park 'between Shnw Univer?
sity and ?the Columbias.
Many Norfolk i>cople went over to
Portsmouth to see the game -between
the Woys from this side nnd 'the repre?
sentatives of our 8Inter city.
At the Academy of Music two good
performances were given to crowded
houses, standing room only being the
order at 'the matinee.
The event l>f 'the day was 'the great
dtnnter prepared by 't he kind hearted
ladles at Armory. Hall for the children
not so fortunate n.s to have good din?
ners ait homo. It was an Intcrdenoml
naltlonnl ?treat to 'the young ones, citi?
zens tof all creeds anil walks- of life
having been very generous In their do?
Some two hundred children accepted
the invitation and seated themselves
happily around 'the three long tables
groaning with good 'things and savory.
The Rev. E. B. Hatcher, pastor or the
First Baptist church, the steadfast
friend iTf the children everywhere, and
one of the chief promoters of 'tho din?
ner, asked blessing, and a few minutes
after 12 o'clock 'the ten score ? little
ones fell to, -and such a devastation of
viands was never seen before nt any
Then came Santa Claus In a cart, ita
which was harnessed a goat, bis rein?
deer having given out on the way. There
was great excitement In tho Juvenile
camp -when ho drove In, and 'this .wos
changed to delight when the old gentle?
man presented every. little girl pres?
ent with an order on a merchant for
a new dress, and each little boy with
au order for a pair of trousers. Then
every lane present was given a half
pound box of Huyler's, a gift of Mr.
ITofhelmer. of 'the popular shoe firm
of Hofhetmer & Co., on Main street.
The solo. "O SalularhV sung nt St.
"Mary's church Christmas day by Mrs.
W. E. Callondar was vondercd very
sweetly .and with much taste, while the
singing of her sister, Miss Lucille Hud
gins Is worthy or especial mention and
NOTES OF CHRISTMAS.
The Atlantic Hotel management, al?
ways considerate tot newspaper men,
extended a very cordial invitation to
the scribes 'to pat'tnko of their sump?
tuous Christmas dinner, and a number
of them accepted, much to their pleas?
The children of St. Eukc's P. E. church
will have 'their Christmas celebration
at 4 o'clock to-day.
The Christmas services at Christian
Membrlal Temple have boon 'postponed
The Freemason Street Baptist Sun
dny school will have its Christmas
celebration tb-'nlght. Among the fea?
tures of the entertainment will be
"Snnta Claus nt Home," an amusing
spectacle by 'the children.
Cen'tennry M. E. Sunday school has
its Christmas celebration to-nipht.
The children of Park Avenue Baptist
Sunday school will have their entertain?
ment In 'tho afternoon; 'the older folks
The Leklee Memorial M. E. Sunday
school celebrates Christmas to-night.
St. George's society will have a
Christmas smoking concert Wednesday
oft Us re/ants, In the Public. Library
Mr. 0, Emmerson Smith, receiver of
the Oc?nn View railroad, was the re?
cipient nf a handsome present from the
employes <>f that line.
The children of St. Paul's Episcopal
church had their Christmas entertain
men': Sunday afternoon.
Vincent Johnson, 13 years old, resid?
ing at 165 Queen street, was quite pain?
fully shot in the face Christmas morn?
ing, by one of Iiis playmates. The in?
jury is not considered serious and was
?'<iYiJ"Tis ami c <>lil?,
TWaso who are suffering from
Coughs, Colds, Sore Threat, otc, should
try Brown's Bronchial Troches. Sold
only in boxes.
tit tlie Southern Shorthand ami Busi?
ness University begins Monday, Jan?
uary 2d. Arrange for a scholarship Urs
Prol. ?eile/.*:,-?. Untiring Afirttlrmy.
Clasr will begCn hew quarter at
Mont- (lore Hallzeittlrely for beginnen*,
0:1 M uidliy.T.tirlu, .January 3d. nt S:30
On Tuesday afternoon nt Masonic
Temple, for ladies and children, at -1
Terms*. $?> for quarter for night classes
and. f2.?0 for ladies and children.
Established fact: The superiority of
the garments made by Rudolph! &
. The finest quality of citron In Norfolk
at 12",4e. per pound.
69 Market Space. POWELL & CO.
IIIS SKULL FRACTURED; ?
Paul Harris. Colored, Killed With a
.. j)rlck In a Free Fight.
a row among a lot of colored boys
Christmas evening on Wllloughby
strew. resulted In the denth of one of
them and the Imprisonment of several
others upon the charge of murder and
connection with murder.
Just how the row started no one seems
to knew. Harry and Lewis T. Epps
! mrt Julius Jones and Willie Ganoy.
1 The pairs were members of rival Bangs
and a rough and tumble tight quickly
ensued. In she midst of It. so the story
gfevs. Jones drew n revolver, and one
of the Ept?s boys grabbed It from him.
Le>\vl3 Kpps picked up a brick and
rtrv?.l it at :x boy standing about six
fro: rr\>m htm. under the Impression
th?t ho was Jones. It wasn't Jones,
i>ut P;\ut Harris, a colored 'boy about
W y-;\vs old.
Harri*, rxclalmlhg "Oh, my God,"
f t: ti> tb.* puvetneftt with a fractured
slut", uud tiled almost InstarJtly.
Detective Arrlngton was put on the
ease and arrested the Eppes bays. The
oas\* in the Police Count -was continued
unlit Wednesday for furlther evi?
dence. ? ? /
Coroner Newton held an Inquest yes?
terday morning In tho office nf Justice
Ashburn, with the following JuVvsJohn
I.. Nnshj n, P. Hunting, William T.
Moore, .1. W. Hew, W. E. Hozler and
A. II. Ashburn. The verdict was ilia'-.
Paul W. Harris came to his dealth on
the 25th Instant, nt the corner of Wll?
loughby nnd Jefferson streets, at K:26
p. m., fi'mi n fracture of-the skull, caus?
ed by a blow from a brick thrown from
Itho hands of Lewis T. Epps.'
While Investigating the murder the
(1< I. etives round that Ganey has been
unconscious since (he Oght nslhe resu!>:
I or injuries l.eived.
NOTES ok thie churches.
Several Meetings Postponed on Acrount
Rev. Dr. "W. j. Young preached a fine
sermon nt Epworth Sunday night ui>on
the "I'llgriiii Fathers-."
IRey. G. W. Bull, of Atlanta,' Gn.,
prc-Jchcd at the Second Presbyterian
Church Sunday night. Rev, Dr. W. S.
Lacy preached at the Presbyterian
Church In Portrntouth tit the same hour.
The monthly meeting or the Norfolk
County Christian Endeavor Union, to
have been held at the Disciples' Church,
In this city, Sunday aftr:noon. was post?
poned until next Sunday at 3:30 p. m.
RcV. Dr. Grimmer, who hau been
called to Hi? rectorship of Christ Epis?
copal Church, I? expected to he here
Tlu Baptist Sunday School Associa?
tion weis to have held 1U? December
meeting Sunday afternoon at the First
Church, but owing to the small attend?
ance, the exercises were postponed until
the second Sunday In January at the
same place. Tho.se present Sunday af?
ternoon were addressed for a short
while by Rev. Dr. J. A. Speight.
A BRAMBLKTON FIRE.
About 7:10 o'clock last night fire vv'a-s
discovered In Mie two story frame
dwelling house No. 305 Bast Rmmblc
ton 'avenue, owned and occupied by Mr.
James L. Morris and family. It I? not
known bow the Harnes started, hut It Is
supposed that a kerosene oil lamp ex?
ploded. The family were absent at the
time and the flames had gotten a good I
headway before the alarm was turned I
In. and when the apparatus arrived j
the whole upper part of the building
had been consumed. A few minutes
nftor tine arrival of the llremen ,thc
(Ihmes were extinguished. .
The building will be a total loss, eis
will hfao most of the household effects.
The damage done Is estimated at about
1400 and It Is understood that neither
the house nor furniture were Insured.
Mr. Morris Is a huckster In the city
There were several alarms of fire
Saturday causeAd by too many pop
ernckers. A blazing roof at No. 40
Foster's lane, caused the first; a false
alarm, the second, and the third, a still
alarm, brought the department to No.
4S Williamson's lane, where Some
j weather boarding was burning. A bin-/.'
ing chimney ttt No. 72 James street.
Caused an alarm at 11:40 o'clock Sun
| day morning. In every case the dam?
age was very slight.
Colonel M. J. O'Brien, of New York,
vice-president'and general manager of
the Southern Express Company, spent
Christmas with his niece, Mrs. S. R.
Gollbart, at her home on Bute street.
While Colonel O'Brien <<nJoyert the day
with hi.-< relative*, he was not unmindful !
Of the satisfactory manner In which I
Agent W. A. 'Mchegan and his worthy
employees conducted the business at the
express ofllce* during the busy sijs^n,
and the generous-hearted vice-president
.did not only show his appreciation by
complimenting his Norfolk staff, hut
every employye of the Norfolk oflloe was
personally renu mbered in a substantial
way. Colonel O'Brien left for Columbia,
S. C, Sunday night via Seaboard Air
Line In a private car, kindly extended j
by Captain V. E. MeBCC, general super-!
in t enden t. I
U NU TED CHARITIES.
List of 'Membership and Contributions
Tor the Week Ending December 24.
J. T. S. H. id, $"?.00; Jenkins Paint nnd
Oil Co., $5 00; Mrs. Annie B. Wales, $5.00;
Mrs. N. M Csborne, $5.00: John N. Wil?
li tms. $5.00: Cash, $1.00; Cash, $1.00; R.I
W. Santo?, S.VrO: C. H. Ferrall & Co.,
$.1.00: F. Richardson, $5.00; Mrs. T. H.
' Wllcox, $."..00; J. C. Tali. S.Y00; Mrs. S. R.
i White. $5.00; T 11. WllcOX, $10.00; F. B.
I Dancy, $5.00; S. L. Foster. $25.00; D. L.
' Jackson, $5.00; D. Humpnroya & Son.
$5.00; A. P. Piter, $5.00; Rev. Robert
I Gatewood, $5.00; Envelope Collection,
$253.35; .Mrs. E. J. Wilkinson, one ton or
i <ai:S. it. Harrcll.onc ton of coal; Toms
i Crcfck Coal ('?>.. one ton of coal.
The Coming Woman.
I who gof-s to the club while her husband
i tends the bdby, as well as the good old
j fashioned ?"niinii who looks after her
home, will both at times go", run down
in health. They will be troubled with
joss <:f appetite, headache, Bleepless
m ; fainting or dizzy spells. The most
wonderful remedy for these women Is
Electric Ritters. Thousands of suffer-;
era fr.im Dame Back and Weak Kid?
neys rise up nnd call i't blessed. It is
the medicine for women. Femnlo com
plaints and nervous Irmibles -of all
kinds are anon relieved by the use of
1 Electric Hilters. Delicate women should
k< tills ren>edy on hand to build up
the system. Only DOc. per battle.
Burr .v. Mai'lln Co.
The rp'ntl rnado easy nnd the body
comfortnhle by wearing the garmccHs
Rudolph! & Wallace moke.
THE HAND OF DEATH
Sudden Demise of One ot Norfolk's Best
SAMUEL P. MOORE'S LABORS FINISHED j
no Wim n Prominent Mnaon ami nn
OKI "mining Man??entW ofVoniig
.f ii ii i hi Jones In Don vor, Colorittlo?
' Itcmnlun Will Keuch Here Wcdnoiv
jlinj? Funcrnl of alias Euiinn. IiiwikK.
There was probably no man In Nor?
folk belter known or more highly re?
spected than Mr. Samuel P. Moore, who
died suddenly Sunday afternocci at his
'home, on York street, from what ap?
pears to have been an attack of ap
About twelve nt.ys ago at "Masonic
Temple Air. Moon.' was seized with a
similar attack, and had to be tak*n
home. Hut he recovered from this and
w)ls apparently in usual health when lie
ate dinner Sunday ?afternoon. Im?
mediately after dinner, however, he
complained of feeling badly nnd retired.
About an hour' later?0 o'clock?he was
seized with a severe attack and died
The funeral will take place at noon to?
day from St. Luke's Episeopa'.l church,
of which he was a valued and con?
The deceased was 6C years old. He
loaves a married daughter and two
sons, one In tho City National Pank
and .the rrMier In tho United States
Army. Mf. Moore in best remembered
as a banking man, though of late years
he has been engaged In the Insurance
business. He was for many yeans with
the old First National Hank ns chief
bookkeeper, nnd after .that a member
of the banking firm of Moore, Hobrtt-r
&. Oc>. He wan a Mason of fine stand?
ing, and (it the time of his death war,
secretary of Owen's Lodge No. 164, and
Onlce Commandory No. 16, Knights
Templars. The Masons will '? have
charge of the funeral.
The following committee from the
Business Men's Association hns been
appointed to attend the funeral: E.
M. CHenry, J. R. Briggs. Robert 9.
Broughtcci, Robert Johnson, C. Rlllupe.
James W. GHmcr, Fred Greenwood, H.
S. Herman. R. Henry Jones, C. E.
Fhnch, M. T. Cooke, R. F. Folndexter,
The many friends of Mr. Junlus
Jom?s. son of Mr. 'and 'Mrs. J. C. Jones,
of this city, hoard yesterday with re?
gret of the deatfh of that estimable
young mnn Jn Denver, Col., Sunday.
Young Jones had l>eon a student at the
Ar.oiapeKs Naval Academy, where he
was making a brilliant record'when Ill
health forced him to tctiye. He has a
In-other who is at Virginia Military In?
stitute. The remains will arrive here
Wednesday for Interment.
The funeral of Mies Emma Banks,
who died Sunday morning at the resi?
dence of her brother. Mr. R. A. Lumber,
on Cumberland street, took place at 3
o'clock yesterday afternoon from Grace
Baptist church 'and was conducted by
Rev. L. R. yVWgat. The Interment
W?S In Elm wood Cemetery.
ROBBED HIS EMPLOYERS.
On Saturday night the barber shop
under the Mansion House, of which Hill
& Thrash, colored, are the proprietors,
was broken Into-and.$C2 in cash stolen
from the money drawer. W. A. ?,11111,
colored, u barber employed In tho shop,
reported the robbery to the police Sun?
day morning, stating that the largo
plate glass window had been broken In
And the place .robbed. As Hill had
been guilty of just such an offense once
before tfhe'detectives at once suspected
him of being the guilty party, and at
once placed him under arrest. He pro?
tested his innocence until con fron ted by
Detectives Heppel, West and Snowden.
when he made "a full confession to hav?
ing taken tho missing money, but
stated that he bad spent It. Upon fur?
ther Investigation the detectives found
that Hill's wife 'had $50 of the money
im her possession. As soon as she heard
of the affair she promptly went to the
police station and surrendered the $ii0.
Hill had a hearing before Justice Tom
lln yesterday and w'as sent cm to the
January grand Jury.
ROBBED THE HOTEL QUESTS.
On Monday loot Mr. James Allen,
who Is connected with the C >ra Van
Tassoll Dramatic company, which Is
performing at (he Star Theatre, report?
ed to police headiiuarters that during
the absence of himself nnd wife from
their room nt the Mansion House, on
Union street, some one had entered and
stolen goods to (the value of $20. Ser?
geant Heppel was given the case and
on Christmas day arrested Walter Cor
prew, white, who Is known to the police
as a sneak thief, and charged him with
being the guilty party. At a hearing
before Justice Tomlin yesterday Cor
prew was sent to Jail for three months,
at the expiration of which time he will
be turned ?aver to the Newport News
authorities to answer charges against
h!m In that city. A part if the prop?
erty which was stolen from tho Man?
sion Houso lias boon recovered.
CHIEF RYAN'S CHRISTMAS PRES?
As a token of the love and ? =toem tho
firemen connected with No. l engine
house have for Chief Martin Ryan, this
genial olilcial was on Christmas morn?
ing presented with h handsome smokers
set. mounted upon a r?feewood stand 'or
table. The set is composed of a cigar
rack, tobacco urns, match box and re?
ceiver and cigar clipper. It, too, is
made of rosewood and handsomely de?
corated with gold. In addition to this
Chief Ryan received from the same
source a handsome silver shaving mug,
brush and :t razor. The present bore n
card expressing wishes of u ''Merry
Christmas and a Happy New Vear."
Mr. Ryan Is Justly proud of his Christ?
mas present and delights In showing it
to his many visitors.
at the Southern Shorthand nnd Busi?
ness University begins Monday. Jan?
uary 3d-. Arrange for a scholarship this
?.pee I ol for Til In Wccll.
Ladles' Felt Warm Slippers. 4So
Ladies' Folt Warm Galt'-rs. 7:ic
Gcnt'.-j Embroidered Slippers. 50c
dent's Leather Slippers . f,0c
Misses' Rubber Boots, 11 to 2.$1.01
Ladies' Rubber Boots. 2% to 7.$1.22
Youth's Best Rubber Bunts, 11 to 13.1.2i
Men's Footholds (no heel) 7 to 9 .... 15c
ODD LOTS i IE
Fleece Lined Bolt?, 11 to 13. G5c.
Misses' Heeled Rubbers, l to 2 .. .. inc.
Ladles! Heeled Rubbers, 2V; to IV. . JDc
HELLER'S SHOE STORE,
C4 Bank street, Opposite Courthouse,
/ WEATHER REPORT.
Portnutlsnd (Beneritl CotuJltloua For
: ! Washington. D. C, Dec*. 27, 1897.
*-? For Virginia:-' Fair; variable
FAR 1 Wmls.
, j For .North' Carolina: Gene
<r-1 rally.#lr; yarleibl?'ydnds.
Sun rises, 7:17 a. m.r'sun sets, 4:58 p.
m.; high unter, 12 midnight and 12:38 p
ni.; low water, C:32 a. m. an<i-6:68 p. m.
BIT 'HIS NOSE OFF.
The Way Two Prominent Smithfield
Youths Celebrated Christmas Eve.
On Christmas Eve at Smithfield, Va.,
W.HIIs 'Morrison, son of Colonel Mor?
rison, postmaster of Smithfield, in a
drunken frenzy bit Ernest Parker, son
of Henry P.irker, formerly proprietor
of the Smithfield Hotel, severing his
nose almost completely. As eye wit?
nesses state It, "Willis Morrison bit Er?
nest Parker'B nose clean off." The lat?
ter went to Richmond the next day for
treuitment, but It Is not thought that
anything can be done to replace the
missing member. It Is said that the
participants, bo:h young men, bitterly
regret the affair, which is but natural
In view of its ending. Both are excel?
lently connected, and the sympathy of
the Isle of Wight people is with the
families, as It is with the ybung men
In what Is regarded as> but an acci?
dental ending of nri unfortunate spree.
No one believes that Morrison, who,
when sober, Is a very good natured
young fellow meant to so malm Pair?
ker, an'd It is said that he profess;.?, t*
have no recollection of the occurrence,
and dc-ubtless tills is tine.
It is the old story, apparently:
Whiskey, a trifling qbarrel, in which
Parker knocks Morrison down, then
the maiming of tbe formen the awak?
ening after the stupor to face the dis?
grace of self and family, and to take up
the burden of bitter regret and carry It
to the grave.
1 f AIR D ON BIDDY.
The Richmond Times doesn't love
Billy Smith as a baseball manager. Note
"The engagement of Charll } Jewell as
manager of the ? Norfolk club lets out
Billy 'Smith; who for two seasons worried
the rooters of the Virginia Leagu?. and
who last season made himself unpopular
with the crowds in ths Atlantic League.
To meet Billy Smith as he Is is to be?
come acquainted with a thoroughly good
follow. He 'Is a most pleasing ma.n off
the dlanwn.fl. and can entertain his
friend.* in a most charm tag mancr. The
ball players who worked under him are
very fond of him, and would do all in
their power to do as he wished. Billy
can be a fIrat-class fellow, and thOSJ
who met him last seisan at the hotel
will say so, but if ever there was a wild
Indian, a mixture of baby and rowdy
rolled together, on a ball Held, Billy
Smith is that being when' he thinks the
umpire Is against him. This same clever
little man, who talks SO much and nice
when In citizens' clothes, will Jump up
and down en the ball Held like an Indian,
suss the umpire and the crowd like a
rowdy, and then, baby like, say T won't'
j .when he thinks he I? getting the "short
end of It. The 'baby,' as he is called,
I Is? at his homo in Knoxvllle, Tenn., hav?
ing completely recovered from the nt
tack of typhoid fever ho suffered last
season. lie may play with the Norfolk
team next season, but, thank gocdiu?s,
he will have no say."
Nomcilif ng for llio Now You-.r.
Tho world renowned success of llostot
ter's Stomach Bitters, and their continued
popularity for nearly half a century us
a stomachic. Is scarcely more wonderful
than the welcome that greets the annual
appearance of Hosteller's Almanac, This
valuable medical treatise Is published by
ttbe Hosteller Company, Pittsbitrg, I'.-i.,
under their own immediate supervision,
employing fifl hands In that department.
They an; running about 11 months in the
year on this work, and the issue of same
for l?9S will be over eleven millions, print?
ed In tho English, Cormnn, Prench,
Welsh. Norwegian, Swedish, Holland, lio
bemlan and Spanish languages. Befcr to
a copy of it for valuable nnd Interesting
reading concerning health, and numerous
testimonials us to tbe offlcacy of llostet
ter'S Stomnch Hitters, amusement, varied
Information, astronomical calculations
and chronological Items, &c, which can
be depended on for correctness. The Al?
manac for isiis can be obtained, free of
cost, from druggists and general country
dealers In all parts of the country.
CENTRAL LA'BOR UNION
Endorses the BUI of tho Brotherhood
of Locomotive Engineers.
A regular meeting of the- Central
Labor Union was hciel last night, with
a large attendance. The routine bus
.Inicss wu.s quickly dlspaitched, afto.t
which some ringing speeches were
maele by delegates under the head of
"good of the order." A bill formulated
by the officers of the Brotherhood of
Locomotive Engineers, looking the pro?
hibition of gatiiishee proceedings
against employees was brought up and
dis ussccl, after which it was unani?
mously endorsed. It will be Introduced
in the State Legislature at an early
Considerable discussion relative to a
bill creating a Stat? hoard of plumb?
ing inspectors was Indulged in, and ac?
tion deferred till the next mooting at
which all Itcrested are expected to be
Free ofCharge to Sufferers.
Cut this out 'and .ta'.cn it to your drug?
gist and get a sample Dottle free of Dr.
King's New Discovery, for Consump?
tion, Coughs and Colds. They do not
ask you to buy before trying. 'litis will
show you the great merits of this truly
wonderful remedy, and show you what
can be accomplished by the regular size
bot.tlo. This i-s no experiment, and would
invariably cure. Many ..f the best phy?
sicians are now using I! in their practice
with great results., and are relying on it
in most kcvi i" cases. It Is guaranteed.
Trial bottle free at Burrow, Martin &.
Co.'s Drug St ire.
Regular slue 50 cents and $1.00.
Larc consignment of Ladies' Furs
from New Y. :k?your chance. Nothing
like it. Prices no object. Must go.
WALTER J. SIMMONS & CO.
at the Southern Shorthand nnd Busi?
ness University begins Monday, Jan?
uary 3d. Arrange for a scholarship this
Consignment of Ladles' Furs from
Now York. Sale lasts one week. Prices
no object. Must be sold.
WALTER J. SIMMONS & CO.
London overcoatings In vo-y,desirable
styles at . ,
RUDOLPH I & WALLACE,
333 Main street.
CITY IN PARAGRAPHS
Briefest Possible Mention Made of Many
Matters of Inerest to All Readers.'
OCCURRENCES NOTED WITHOUT DETAILS
Not Miwh About Anything Rnt
Something About Many ThlngM?
A Kliiotogrnphle View or lATe in
Norfolk In Iti Alnny and Vary,
ingr rbnscs hrlcfly Kotcd.
.: - - " ? - . x
Mr. R. Lancaster Williams, president
of tho Norfolk street railway, Is here
Colonel J. N. Stubbs, Grand Com?
mander Sons of Veterans, ls?ln the city
At the Churchla.nd tournament to-day
the charge will be delivered by Mr. J.
F. Dunoan, of this city.
The graduation . 'of St. Vincent's
nurses has been postponed until 4
o'clock Thursday nftern'Jon.
The new Hay L'.no announce that
freight rates will advance between Bal?
timore and No.Xolk effective J?niiary
The Y's will not hold their regalar
meeting ?this' '.ifternor>n. However, a
largo attendance Is desired at the next
The police department erf ifhla city be?
tween C o'clock p. m. Friday last and
6 a. m. Sunday 'made one hundred and
St. Marks Church, Lambert's Point,
will have a Christmas festival for the
Sunday school children Wednesday, De?
cember 20th, at 5:30 p. m.
The Southern Hallway company and
Atlantic and Danville yesterday at?
tached the steamship Aries ana her
cargo for salvage claim.
There will be a, civil servtee exami?
nation nt the postofiice between March
15th and April 25th. INSIS, for the grades
of clerk, clay Inspector, watchman and
?Miss' Lizzie Woodard has returned
homo from the Gunston Inrtltute, Wash?
ington. D. C, for the holidays, accom?
panied by her frlsnd, Mira Nellla Lee. of
The Y. W. C. T. XT. ?<oclal will be held
on January Gth at tho horn? of Mrs. Pe
troe, Wo. 232 Charlotte street. Each per?
son attending Is expected to bring a
pound of something to eat.
I An effort Is being made by the resi?
dents of Bayplde. down In Prlneers Anno
county, to resist the granting of liquor
license* nt Witch Duck. Mr. Hugh Mil?
ler has been employed to fight the li?
Bucklen's Arnica Salve.
THE BEST SALVE In (the world for
Cuts. Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum,
Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands,
Chilblains, Corns nnd all Skin Erup?
tions, and positively cures Piles or no
pay required. It is guaranteed .to give
perfect satisfaction or money refunded.
Price 25 cents per box. For sale by
Burrow, Martin & Co.
the great brain and nerve food, Just
POWELL & CO.'S. 69 Market Space.
Furs. Furs. Furs. Furs. Large
consignment from the manufacturer.
WALTER J. SIMMONS & CO.
MOORE.?Sunday, December 2rtth, at fi
p. in., SAMUEL P. MOORE, In the (JeJIh
year of his i>:;e.
Ills funeral will take place fiom St.
Lake's church TO-DAY, (Tuesday), De?
cember 28th, at 12 o'clock m.
COUFER MARBLE WORKS, \
I.V.?. 1G1 nnd 1(1.1 It null St. ;
Grave Burial Vaults. |
Prices reduced ns follows: (
Any medium ndnlt size, $25. i
Bxtra size. $30. - b
fjbgr. BBSBBanai * ana imbhembmphbI
A. E. HALL St CO.,
WALTER H. HALL Prop'r.,
Undertakers and Embalmers.
No. 275 (159) Qranby strict.
Established 1876. Terms Reasonable.
We!! Dressed Men!
DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS
TO BE A WELL-DRESSED MAN 7
DO YOU KNOW THAT IT TAYS TO
DRESS WELL T
AND DO YOU NOT KNOW THAT WE
HAVE THE STOCK, AND-THE CLEV?
EREST CUTTER IN TOWN, AND THAT
IN SUITINGS WE TAKE THE LEAD 7
ALL THE WE LI .^DRESSED MEN IN
TOWN PATRONIZE US. WE GIVE
THE FINISH, AND A GUARANTEE
GOES ALONG WITH EVERY GAR?
MENT MADE UP BY US. IN OVER?
COATS WE TAKE THE LEAD. AND
THIS IS OVERCOAT WEATHER.
Fenfiee, Jones & Go.,
323 MAIN STREET.
To close them Out??4
#1.19 was #2.00
1.69 was. 2. ?0
We have -a fewi
Cloaks left in 32 and
36 which we will close
out as follows:
#3.98 was $ 9.S0
6.19 was 12.?0
Look at the big cut
in our Grey Ostrich
#6.98 was #10.00
8.98 was 12.50
?) 218 MAIN ST.
If you wish to buy a Rice present
for your beau or sweetheart for the
approaching New Year, I have a few
nice articles left, such as
Shaving Cases, Collar and
o< Cuff Boxes, Toilet X>
Cases, Manicure Sets, Work
Boxes and Musical
Which I will close out very cheap'in
preference to carrying them over. In
Ladies' Cloth Capes I offer this week
such as I have been selling for $5.00
and $6.00, for $3.75 a piece.
_362 MAIN STREET.
fresh and sweet: also rich"
milk. order ice cream early '
from the mettowee dairy,
i hon es na.
Children's Furs 1
Canes and Umbrellas.
everything new. prices low
Walter J. Simmons & Co.,
341 Main Street.
GOOD NEWS 3*
FOR EVERYBODY 2fc
Special Sale on Monday and
Tuesday of 100 Table Covers,
from 4-4 to 12-4 at greatly re?
duced prices, also 30 pair of
Portiers at greatly reduced
We shall continue our Cloak
and Cape Sale, and offer also
about 100 ready made Dress
Skirts, which must be closed
out by next Saturday, Christ?
a E. JEMKXNS,
' NO. 206 MAIN STREET
OIi-l^9 and Boy?9
BIG CUT IN PRICES FOR CHRISTfVlftS TRADE
Best Juvenile Machines made. Call as see us before se?
lecting- Xmas Presents for your little ones.
O'NEIUVS, Main Srteet.