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February prices go into effect to-morrow
morning in the Cloak room, which gives
you the advantage of better assortment and
an extra month's wear. We've greatly re?
duced everything it\ the department, mean,
ing with your help, .to have hardly a gar?
ment left by stock-taking time.
Social, one only, $35 Green Jacket,
handsomely braided; clearing price, $17.50
Spect&l, one only, $28.50 Blue Jacket,
trimmed with Persian lamb; clearing price,
Socci.i1, one only, $25 Navy Blue Jacket,
extraordinary value, price, 515.
Soccial, one only, $17.50 Dark Navy
Blue Russian Blouse, tight fitting back;
clearing orice, $9.50.
Special, two only, Black Russian Blouse,
$15 grade now $8,50.
Special, one only, Li<?ht Tan Coat, $20
grade, price, $15.
Scecial, one only, Black Jacket, $20 grade,
Special, one only, Black Jacket, $17.50
Special, all our Kersey Coats; $12,50 and
$14.00, clearing price, $10.
Special, all our $11.50 Black Cheviot
Special, all our $J0 Jackets in black;
clearing price, $8.50.
Special, one only, Astrachan Fur Cape,
30 inches long, $17.50 grade now 510.50.
Special, one only. Fur Caoe, $10 grade;
clearing price, $7.39.
Special orices on Plush and Cloth Capes
to quicken their gait.
Soecial clearing prices on all Ladies'
Lot No. I.?JO pieces of fancy double
fold Plaids, 10c and J2>>c grades; clearing
sale orice, 5c.
Lot No. 2.?35 oicces of Fancies in plaids,
Rtrioes and checks, 50c, 62,'ic and 75c
grades, 40 and 42 inches; clearing sale
Lot No. 5.?10 oiects Two-toned Min?
gled Dress Goods, 75c and S9^jc grades;
clearing sale orice, 49c.
Lot No. 4.?5 pieces Fancy Sttipc
Cloths, all wool, 50 inches wide. These
goods were made to retail at $1.25; sale
BLACK DRESS GOODS.
36-inch Black Novelty Suitings, 35c
40-inch All "wool Novelty Suitings, 50c
25 pieces of Black Pompadour Jacquard
Suitings, 75c grade, clearing price, 49c.
50-inch All Wool Black Novelty Suit?
ings, with granite effect, sold at $1.00, spe?
cial price, 79c.
44- inch All Wool Crcpon, sold at 62#c,
clearing orice, t9c.
52-inch Black Broad Cloth, $1.25 grade,
'38-inch Fine Black Silk Waro Henrietta,
never sold under $1, scecial, 82c.
46-inch Black Silk Warp Henrietta, $1.50
grade, soecial, $1.19.
45 Inch Black All Wool Henrietta, 59c
56-inch Black Heavy Cloths for Capes,
45- inch Black All Woo! French Serge,
Women wise in bargain buying will do well to be here during the coming days of our tremendous selling. Values of the greatest calibre,
qualities of the highest grade, and prices of the most diminutive size have combined to form
The Greatest January Sale Ever Inaugurated in Norfolk !
'Thousands of ecocomical women, knowing full well the saving prices we place upon depchd able wares, await our January Sales with in?
tense expectancy. THEIR BRIGHTEST ANTICIPATIONS SHALL BE REALIZED, as our to-morrow's offerings arc beyond all precedent. Come
with your bargain eye open wide for extraordinary things?come expecting to snap up the greatest values ever held out, and, our word for it, you shall
not go away disappointed.
& HERE'S WHAT WE PROPOSE TO DO TO-MORROW^ # ^
January Sale Cloaks, Suits and Furs_! Unmatchable Values in Blankets and Cornfortsl
Tumultuous Selling of Cottons, * Sheetings and Linens I
<?C fS Great Inducements in Men's Goods, Notions, Fancy Goods and Underwear !
Oticlot of Silks, (fancy). 75c, 89c and
$Jj,8peclat clearing orice, 59c.
Persian Figure Taffeta, ?1 yard, now
One lot of Brocaded Satins, in handsome
coloring, price, 29c.
24-inch Black Satin Rhadamc, 89c grade,
24-inch Black Satin Duchess, special
24-inch Black Satin Duchess, 51.25 val?
21-inch Heavy Black Salin Duchess, S^c
grade, now 75c.
21-inch Heavy Black Peau de Soie, SI.25
21-inch Exlra Heavy. 51.51 grade, 51.19.
2 . inch Black Pe -.u de Soie, ?Wc grade,
One lot of remnants of Br.vds, Jet and
Iridescent Trimmings to go at half pi ice.
50 Beautiful Braided Sets in Silk and
Mohair. An agent's .'inc. of samples?We
bought them cheap and give you the ben?
4-4 Unbleached Muslim sale price, 3 3-4c.
4-4 Unbleached Muslin; fine grade, 5c.
4-4 Unbleached Muslin; extra special,
4-4 Unbleached, extra navy, o?4 c.
4-4 Bleached Muslin, fine quality. 4 Vc.
4-4 Bleached Muslin, 6} it* grade, now,
A No. J B'eachcd Moslin, 8c. grade, 7c.
Bleached Colton, I Ic grade, soccial, 9c.
Alpine and Wamsulla Bleached Cottons,
?2.' jc grade, 10}*c,
42-inch Bleached Pillow Casing, 10
yard; to a customer, price, b1 ic yard.
45-inch Bleached Pillow Casing, 9c.
9- 4 Unbleached Sheeting, 15c rrade, He.
10- 4 Unbleached Shewing, 17 grade, J4c.
10-4 Blea. hed Sheeting. 10c grade, 17c.
10-4 Bleached, 22c erade. 19c.
?i5x3o Bleached Pillow Cases, 7c grade,
50x35 Bleached Pillow Cases, extra size,
10 grade, 8c.
45x36 Bleached Pillow Cases, 9!<c.
4i>.\36 Hemstitched Pillow Cases, \2x/iC.
72x45 Bleached Lolslers, 22c.
72x45 Bleached Bolster hemstitched, 29c.
81x45 Bleached Bolster, hemstitched, 39c.
81x90 B cached Sheets, 42c grade, 37';c.
90x90 Bleached Sheets, 47c grade, 4tc.
90-.90 Fleached Sheets, known as our
i 62'jc grade, special, 51 oair.
i 90x"i0 Bleached Hemstitched Sheets, spc
; cial value, crice, 59c.
Single Bed Sheet.-, sale price. 35c.
Lancaster Aoron Ginshams, (no rem?
All best Print Simoson's Mourning and
Sih er Greys, 5c.
I lot of Double Fold Percales, I2#c
prade, sale orice, 7c.
1 lot of Outing Cloths, special, 4.'jc.
1 lot of Flannelettes for Wrappers, 7,'jC
I lot Red Flannelettes with black figures,
Special, 10 yards of 5c Calicoes for 35c.
To those who do their sewing early, j
about 60J yards of 8c and 10c Lawns go
in this sale, 10 yards for 39c.
Odds and Ends of Ladles' afid Children's
Stockings to be closed out before inventory
regardless of value and price.
Ladies' Black Hose, Hcrinsdorf dye, dou?
ble sole and high spliced heel, best 40
guage, our 25c. Hose; sale orice, 19c.
Ladies' Fancy Boot Top Hose, best lisle
thread; the new Pci?ian tops, always sold
for 50c, sale orice, 39c oair.
Ladies' Black fleece lined Hose, guaran?
teed fast black and stainless, a hose that
would be cheap for 17c, sale iricc, 2 pairs
Children's Black Fleeced Hose, double
knee, absolutely last and slain'css, a regu?
lar 17c Hose, sale orice, 2 pairs for 25c.
One lot of Manufacturer's Samolcs of |
High Grade Fancy Hosiery, in slriocs, tar?
tan olaids and checks, this assortment
comprises the entire iot of sanioles of one
of the largest iiv -rters and we curchased
(hem away under pric, so olacc them on
sale at the following ridiculous prices:
$1.25 and $1.39 Hose for 89e.
75c ouality for 19c.
50c quality for 39c.
All the Handkerchiefs, that have become
mussed or slightly soiled during the great
holiday selling?all the Handkerchiefs that
?olayed their part in those window dis
olays tnat attracted thousands during the
past month and all those that were u<cd lo
decorate our aisles. Can'i sell them as
perfect poods. It's a quick clearance that's
One lot of Hemstitched Handkerchiefs,
the 5c. grade, clearing criee, 3c. each.
Jaconettc Handkerchiefs, with silk ini?
tials, a beauty, sale price. 5c.
Handkerchiefs, beautiful patterns, cur
hindered and scalloocd edges, 12 l-2c.
p.r.,dc, clearing price, 8c.
Special one lot of Ladies' Jersey Ribbed
Vests. 17c grade, I2.'je.
One lot of Ladies' 25c grade of Vests,
One lot of Ladies' Vests and Pants, in
ribbed and flat, 50. grade, 37.'jc.
Ladies' Union Suits, 50c; ft grade, 69c.
Ladies' Scarlet Vests and Pants, 75c
Ladies* Scarlet Vests and Panls, ?1.00
grade, now. 87c.
Ladies' Natural Grey Jersey Ribbed
Vests and Panls, clearing orlcc, 67c.
One lot ol Infants' Wrappers, 25c and
30c grades, 19c.
One lot of Infants' Wrappers, 35c and
4ic grades, 15ct 5r*c and 62'.c grades, 29c.
One lot ol Children's Union Suits, 25c.
Children's Gray Vests and Panls, in all
Children's Scarlet Underwear, Vests and
Pants, in all sizes, have Jcaring prices on
One lot of Children's Vests and Panls, in
broken size;, 50c grades, or ice, 31c.
Bargain seekers will enjoy a visit to our
Gents' Furnishing Counters next Monday.
Below is a list of the many bargains for
Bargains ?n Men's Underwear.?Men's
Heavy Undershirts, value, 39c, clearance
price, 15c. Onlv 8 garments.
Men's Jersey Fleece Lined Shirts, value,
5Cc: clearance price 29c. Only 11 gar?
Men's Heavy Ribbed Shirts, value 75c;
clearance price, 39c. Only 13 garments.
Men's Jersey Wool Lined Shirts, extra
quality at Si. clearance price 75c. Only IS
Men's Combination Shirts, value $2;
clearance price, 89c each. Only 5 gar
Men's Jersey Ribbed Shirts and Drawers,
1 in latest blue and old gold, value $1, slight
I imperfections make Ihem 59c a piece.
Bargains In Men's Working Shirts.?
Men's Heavy Minima Cloth Working
Shins, r?:'o value; clearance price, 25c.
Hoys' Percale Laundered Negligee
Shins, Mp value; elenrnnco price, aae.
Only 8 garments.
Brownie Overalls. Press your hoy up In
tho nvornliiR with a pair of our Hrown.'o
Overalls?It's "economy/1 price, 25c. pot
Bargains 111 Men's F.i'ney Shirts. Mon?
arch Shirts?you Know ilio brand and the
price, ft! clearance price, ?!lc. Only 11
Another lot of nbout 3 dozen Fancy
; Bosom Shins, value, 7,'?e; clearance price,
Uta a. piece.
I Bargains In Men's Qloves. Men's Scotch
j Qloves, Wo value; clearance price, 25c.
Unreins in Suspenders. Mon'n '
Brace; clearance price, 3 for 2.*;. <>hTjr S'9l'
Men's 23c IJraco; clearance price,,jjk>
Only 5 dozen. '
Bargains In Ncekw? ar. Men's Bapdi
Bows. Imperials, TreUs ond Foor-ln
linnd Scarfs, -3c nml Rio valuo; clearance
Men's FiitTs, Tecks ?nd Imperial ?carfs<
GOc Vahles; clearance price, 30c. , ,.
Bnrsratns In Men's Hose. Men's BlnelC
and Grey Mixed Half Hose, T<c per pair.
Men's Brown Mlx..l White Heel and"v:
Toe Half Hose, 10c value; clearance price, ?
3 pairs for 23c.
Men's Ulack or Tan Half Hose, 12%? v
valuo; clearance price, 3 pairs for 23c.
Mon'n I Hack or Tan Half Hose, double; !^
sole and heels, new French shape, 23c val" \
uc, 3 pairs for r?c.
Bargains In Men's Handkerchief*. Mon'*,.';
Fancy H. S. Colored Border Handker
chiefs, 7c kind; clearance price, 4 for 25a\};-".
Men's Fancy H. S. Handkerchiefs, aol*
orcil liorder, 10c value; clearanco price, 3
for 23c. '.\r.
Men's Half Hem H. K. Colored Border
Handkerchiefs, ]2V4c valuo; clearance ,
price, 3 for 23c.
Men's Pure Linen Taped Border Hand- ;
kerchiefs, 23c value; clearance price, 3 for ;
Bargains In nicyclo Hose. Kvery pairt"v"
of H'.cycle. Hose must l)o sold durins this '",
Clearanco Sale; the $1.0), 87'to, 75o, GOoV;
values are marked r,9c to close?Any"ono p
using a blcyclo will do well to cxamlnO/.o
this lot . > '>'.
Commencing lo-morrow morning", nil
the odd idilrs and discontinued patterns
of I .ace Crutnlns. of which there aro only
one, two or three pilfs of a kind rcmaln
Injf, at about Xl 1-3 per cent, less than ,
former pi Ices. Among them aro Una Brus?
sels, Irish l'olnt, Tn:nhourcr, Nottlng"- ,
ham, F'i?h Net. It Is undoubtedly the beat "?
opportunity you'll have fcr economically
priced window iixings.
Dotted Swiss Curtains, with ruffle edge,
somewhat ?ollrd by being on display,'
aold at $1.10; clearing price. SI. 10 pair.
Fine Dark lYrcalo Wrappers, nil sizes,
$1.10 grade: clearing price, C9c.
All our Mourning Wrapiwra, $1.10 grade, ?
Silver Cray Wrappers, full, with 4-lnch
hem around bottom, S!>c.
All otir $3.:'3 Flannelette WraT>pcrs; :
ilcarlng price, $2.60.
All our Navy lilue Flannel Wrappers, ' ,
|3.C0 grade, price J2.'.'S.
Commencing Monday morning1, wo inau
gnruto o. special salo of Fnlrbank's Fairy
Soai>s. ' ,
Furo White Floating 8onp, can bo used,
for toilet, bath or laundry:
12 burw toilet size, 23c , ! |.i .(
6 bars bath size, 26c. ' : ';
3 bars laundry size, 23c.
With each purcharo ot 25o wo will give*
n beautiful Fnlry Floral Calendar, worth
tho price of soap alone.
SPECIAL N OTIC ES.
WANTED.?Ladle* to do plain setting
homo: ?J.M> per duy: four months' work
guaranteed; send stnmi>ed addressed
Mivelope for particulars. WIEDAV <\i
HUTTOX, Philadelphia, 'Pa. jiui2-lt
WILL SELL HALF I NT EU EST IX
well established, genteel business, show?
ing protlts yearly $3.000 net, account
garty leaving town. Address. "Wll.
ON," cevro Virginia a office. Ja2-3t?
*8 1 FOR CHKI KS SI SIX HOURS;
2% mcm CWKK? IN a DAYS. Al
<L*? I fftflfcre Drug stole i>3 Church *t..
Norlulk, Vai lto23-ly
MONEY TO LOAN IN SMALL
amounts. "FINANCE." ilu^ oltlce.
Dr. Anna Biering,
?" high repute. Veg?
etable compound for
tl.OO. Lilly White
Wives without chil?
dren consult ine.
Klos E. Baltimore St..
IfthlRSI C.Mjcstor's English Pennyroyal P1II3
M?i?*il (tram)), nro tlio Best. ??f?, IMHM?.
T.k.- i", cU;,t. s.u.t 1 ., ?:\u.r>, i..r i'itll. ,:l in, " Uilirf
(at -," ??< imt?h l.y Hovurn Mnil.? ??< Unusliu.
I IU' In-.u r Clirtuirs! Co.. I'l.lla.l.,., Pa.
HOARD?Two single roomp for <?i?ntlp
men. with board, can he bod near tin
business eeritru of the city at reasona?
ble terms by addressing A. 1$. C, Vir?
MAN AND WIFE, or a .-nunc man. ran
obtain board In private funity, wiih use
of bath, In western i>ar*. i?t' cltv. vef. r
ence exchanged. Address "Y." core of
For Sale?A Dredge.
Can be seen at work In Tarrant'a Creek,
D*vir Qroher'8 Oyster Houses, Atlantic
City Ward, Norfolk. For Information,
address L. J. BARNEY, Mendowvlllo, Va.
ENGINE AND ItOII.EU FOR HALE.?An
excellent ton horse engine, and a twen?
ty horse boiler for sale nl low llgurcs.
Apply at VIRGINIAN OFKJCH.
" MONEY READY,
Quick Loans on Household
Furniture While in Use.
Mortgages and other securities.
Liberal advances on salaries, rents,
annuities, cstnto ami permanent In?
comes. Interviews strictly
Mid all transactions rig
?tly private W
gldly conti- 11
TG AGE 1
?W. II. 1IOF11 HI ME ft.
New No. S?s Main street, Mortis
Office building, nulie .", and t;.
iSO WEEKLY TO ?IVE .AWAY TOILET
Soaps. Samples free. C. J. FOH8HEH
CO., Cincinnati, O. jau2-lt*
ACTIVE SALESMAN TQ~: SELL TO
dealers; (Go to SK.". monthly and > x
penaee; experience unnecessary. ACME
CIGAR CO., Chicago. jaiiL'-It
WORK - AT HOME FUKNI8HEb I'EO
pic of alt her Bex nt good wiigcs.
full Information address LAUADIE AHT
COMPANY, KalauiiiKoo, Mich. janS-lt
AGENTS?$7 daily, tu sell Specialty Soaps
und give ciistomei s double their value
in Itaindsome Presents; exclusive ter
rtrory; sample outfit free. MODOC
?SOAP CO., Cincinnati, <>. jani'-lt*
MEN TO A11VI: I it IS i? 'T Itll'oi.. >.??
our new scour ng s ap; Hike orders; dls
trlbuic elrculnrs: appt ii t agents: Hilary
$12 weekly und expenses, or commission.
Enclose stamp. MILTON SOAP CO.,
XoK.\t8 to i 'a N V a ss l:.; M1:1 ?iate" 1
ly: no experience required: wonderful
Improvement; needed everywhere; write .
quick; sample In velvet limd case, 10 i
cent*. MUTUAL MANUFACTURING
CO.. 126 Chainhera stiect, New York, i
AOEJNT? ^.30 dally selling nickel plait d
brilliant gaslight Burners; tits all kero?
sene lamps, gives beautiful; bright gas?
light; no wiek. no chimney, tin smoko;
cheapest light known, Free sample. 13.,
,i ENTERPIUSE M'P'O CO., Cincin?
nati, Ohio. _ _Ja2-It*
WANTED?In each city nnd town intel?
ligent genllomen to open up and man
ago a branch otlleo; salary $lii per week
and expenses; stamped addressed en
v..lui ?.? lor particulars, Uli.OA Y ,
HUTTON; Philadelphia. Pa, Jan3-1(
AGENTS FOR OUR NEW ilAOIC G?8
lluht Riirner: Iiis all belegene lamps and
produces brilliant gaslight: no chlmnoy,
wick or smoke; lightning seller: nc?nls'
outfit free. Beware of parties advertis?
ing imitations. We are sob- manufac?
turers. NATIONAL Hit ASS ft'.. 11S0
Broadway, New York. Jan2-lt
\Y.\NTi:n -rtcliable agents to Introduce
a new Import.d household necessity into
every home. Also general ng< tu of ex?
perience. For particulars address NA?
TIONAL MFC, C, i?A Park Square,
Boston, Mass, Jal-3t*
LADIES wanted to travel and nnnolnt
agents for old established house. IVr
matient pos.; J10 per mo. and ail ex?
penses. /.. Hex. ?2, I'blla.
PBK'MONTH?Why be pcor ?nd
hard nn, when an iniclllgonl lady
itcntlcmun can gel a light, ensv posl
tlon mil or pari of time paying ju?> per
month? A. WORLD MFC. CO., (3) < In -
I nail, Ohio. Pcrm? .cut. Write for a
A A a WANTEO- Mm and women, young
and old. to work tor us In their own
homes In spars ihn?', day or evening; we
pay $10 to $ir. per week: no canvassing:
Iny child can do the woik. Set.d ad?
dress to-d.iv. Wo sind woik at once.
IT. A. GIUPP, Dept. 441, Tyrone, I'a.
S a 1 '.KS M EN" FOB CIO A KS: IK? X
month and expenses: old firm: expcrl
enee iinnccessnri Inducements to custo?
mers. C .0. BISHOP & CO., St. Louli.
HOW TO MAKE MONEY !
if you are out Of employinenl and want
I ii position, pnylng you 'from i'.<< lo $100
j monthly char above expenses by worklnc
regularly, or If ym want to Increase your
present Income from $20?) to iW*> yearly,
! hj' working at odd limes, write t? I he
GLOBE CO.', 7:"l Chestnut street, I'liiln
dolphin; P.i., stating age, whether mar?
ried or single, last Or proseht omployiijicnL
and you can mctt.e a position with thorn
by which you hail mh'Ko more money
r;. lor and Taster than you .> i ma lu
before in your life. no26T40t
?? WANTED. _
COOK waxtkp.-Good, respectable,
young colored woman; bring references.
Apply Monday morning, between 0 nnd
11. noi before or after, air. Uoush street,
new No. Ja2-ll
WAXTKP- Meii to soil all LondltiK
Brands Cigarettes, Tobacco nnd Cigars;
allow SO davs credit to dealers, HKN
UEKSON, tu West rruit street, Baltl
more, Mil. JanU-ll*
C IUP CARPENTERS.PEANKEISS
O and caulkers wanted.?Moran Pros,
company, shi]> builders, of Seattle, Wash?
ington, want inst . lass (mechanics who
nro experienced. In W( >ii i n river steamer
construction for work on fourteen stdam
ers ithd twenty-four I ?arges now beim:
bid 11 by tlifin at Seattle, Wash., for The
Yukon Company. Andrew P. Hurli-lgh.
president: nil of these vessels u> be com.
plctcd and In service on the Yukon river.
Alaska, next spring. Wages sr. cents per
lu>nr. Steady work In a comparatively
mild climate at Seattle. We are prepared
to offer free transportation from Seattle
trv tbe ''Klondike" to a limited number
of tirst eiass mechanics who will remain
in our employ until -the completion of this
work. Apply In person at our office In
Seattle, Wash., with iinoucstlonnblc rec?
ommendations n I to ability; (inly Hist
class mechanics, with their tools, wanted.
Tin- facts hrc stated above, and we have
no tlnlfi lb carry on correspondence. M<>
KAN BROS. CO.; Seattle, Wash. Jji2-lt
NEW YEAR PIRKS;
A chimney fire In a negro bouse at it)
Webster's court called out th*"- crew ?>f
Ahe chemical engine yesterday morning
lit 7:10 o'clock. The lire was soon ox
llngutshed without having done much
damage. Tills is the first lire or the
yea-, and Ihe hremen are fellcitatldg
themselves thai they gbl t-> it so quick?
ly that it could n<>; do any damage.
Buck Ion's Arnica Salve.
THE REST RAI.VK i:i the world for
Cut -. Bruises'; Sores. Ulcers, Salt Rheum.
Fever Sores. Tetter. Chapped Hands,
Chilblains, Corns and all Skin Erup?
tions, and positively cures I'iles 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.
ft>>W J?om?lv?-i lor '08.
Enteritis: 'the Now Year all are sup
nosed t" malte new resolutions, and
iih Mi ssrs. Greenwood ft Hro. 318
Main s-tre I. keen in lirio and resolve
to continue their efforts to serve the
public, b .ping the result will prove as
satisfactory as Hie past yearn.
They express an appreciation f'-r libe?
ral patronage, and hope ;o merit ,-t con
tinanee by off-ring good -goods nnd
??:!? .1 service ni the lowest figures. New
stock being received and fancy goods
being closed out.
at the Southern Shorthand nnd Busi?
ness University begins Monday, Jan?
uary 3d. Arrange for ft scholarship this
Lard COnfllgn'lVicnt':' or Endlos' Furs
from N'-'v Vor'r. :-ot'r chance. Nothing
like It. Price's :?!? object; Must go.
V.'Al.TKK .!. SIMMONS & CO.
T..e n::rd frindc easy and Ihe body
i eomfortaMe by wearing the garments
I H?d?lphl & Wallace malte.
CITY IN PARAGRAPHS
Briefest Possible Mention Made of Many
iVattcrs of Interest to All Readers.
OCCURRENCES NOTED WITHOUT DETAILS
Not Mil cli Alioitt Anything Hill
Sonn Mini- About .tinny Tlilntr*
A If Inctogrnptiic View or Ufa In
?\ortoiu In II* 'lioo nml Vnry.
lug I'lintn Briefly Noted.
The annual week of prayer will begin
Mr. 12. V. Alwoo.l is III nl Ida father's
homo, on Chatlotto street.
Reserved seats In the balcony only
76 cents for the Lilipulluns.
The Christmas carol service nt Free?
mason Strei t Baptist church will be re?
Dr. William It. Pryor, "f New York,
son of Judge Hoger A. Pryor, Of that
city, is In Norfolk.
Norfolk will bo well represented at
?the Drummers' Convention at Soutli
i in I'ines next week.
Mr. ISrncst Staples, of Richmond, is
a new stenographer in the ofllce of
the Old Dominion Steamship Line.
Memorial services will 'be held at
Christ church to-day In honor of the:
late rector, the Rev. O. S. Harten. I). I).
Mr. .1. B. Hilton, of the New York,
Philadelphia and Norfolk railway, hasl
returned from a visit to Tarboro, N. C. I
Miss Mary K. Bwcll, who has Just
returned from a visit In South Caro?
lina, will sing at Epworth church to?
Passenger traffic on the Old Domin?
ion steamers has Increased so that the
ships are going away crowded now. or
at least comfortably filled.
The Ladles' Societies of Ihe Freema?
son Street Baptist rhuroh will hold a
unique entertainment in February, to
be styled ?'The War of the Roses."
At the Old Dominion docks yesterday
there was an unusual show of business
In over 2,000 barrels of halo and :i00
hogsheads of tobacco ready for ship?
ment to New York.
'Pin- Norfolk and "Western is doing an
enormous freight business, and as a
consequence railroad men .are all work?
ing overtime, the effect of which is
most strongly felt at pay-days.
Miss Mlllard W. Tapley. of Brooklyn.
N. Y., who has been the charming
iruest of Miss Fannie Langlcy, of Fen
ehurch street, for the past week, re?
turned Ironic la::t evening.
Prof. Ward, physical director of the
Y. M. C. A., returned from Washing?
ton yesterday, where he had been at tin
h dslde of his wife, who has been 111
with acute pleurn-pncunionia. Mrs
Waid Is out of danger.
The sailors of the schooner Oliver
Pecker, who arc detained In the city
Jail as witnesses, pending Andersen's
appeal, do not love their confinement,
though they arc fed by the Govern?
ment nnd paid a dollar a day. Yes
terday Deputy Marshal Cross took
thcrii out for a walk'.
The telegraph messenger boys?both
Western Union and Pcstal?were re?
membered very pleasantly yesterday by
Mr. and Mrs. ET. St. John at their home,
on Freemason street, where the boys
gathered upon invitation.
J. Fried Sarg, of Kenipsvllle. who look
n lot of horses to Europe in the summer
and disposed <>l' them there, has Just
shipped f.iny more horses by the Ohl
Dominion Line to New York. I hence to
Antwerp, for distribution to various
cities in Belgium.
" Rev. f'arl 10. Grammar, D. IX, accom?
panied by Mrs. Grammer, arrived in the
oily yesterday. While hire |hey will
be the guests of Mr. W. W. Old. Dr.
? trammer will prench In Christ Epis?
copal church to-day. He has not yet
signified his acceptance of the call.
WORK QUICKLY DONE.
A transformation, lit lie less than
marvelous, has taken place at the fur?
niture stores of .lohn Willis, Jr. On
Wednesday last workmen began tear?
ing out the backing of the window.-,
tearing down the partitions between the
rooms up stairs, and fallowing them
the painters and pnporers. Night and
day the work has been going on. and
Mr. Willis Is about ready for business
again. People will hardly know the
store, so great the change und Im?
provement. There has been a complete
turn over. A special room In the front?
up stairs? Is now given lip to the splen?
did stock of parlor furniture. The
changes were made with the prompt?
ness ami energy characteristic of Mr.
Willis. These qualities have been ex?
hibited in the quick building >f the
great business done by him. It Is
worthy of notice that all the largest
successful merchants are Virginian ad?
vertisers. Come of them use no other
SONS OF FREE 1>M ION.
The Sons of Freedmen will hold their
ilhird anniversary and celebration ti.t
the Rank Street Baptist church td
morrow evening nl s o'clock. The pro?
gramme will be ns follows:
Sit ? ing, "My Country, 'Tis of
Thee,".O >ngrega>t Ion
Prayer.Rev. R. H. Mitchell
.President Amthony S. Pinner
Reading of Proclamation.
.Miss Carrie Walker
Solo, selected.Mr. Richard Turner
Collection 'for Old Folks' Home....
I' em. ..Miss Mary Tlllott
Oration.Rev. A. I,. Oh.lnes
Solo, selected.. ..Mr. James N. Brown
One Minute Cough Cure cures quickly.
That'.-' What you want;..!. M. Trotter
and it. E. Walker, Norfolk, and Trtlltt &
flnod for t^olil KchUht.
(Have you ever seen or worn lite just
ly celebrated or unexcelled
PATROL ?2.o.o SHOTS.
For comfort, ease, or hard wear it Is
Just the thing. Made with three dis?
tinct solid leather soles, and well made
waiter-tight soles; will not rip. When
next you nerd a pair of shoes, come
and see IhVvn at. Heller's One Price
(Shoe Store, G4 Bank Street, opposite
ATI.A VI IC ? ITT.
Master Herman Armstrong; will be de?
lighted lo-morrow evening with the
company bf bis young friends attend'
Ing a reception given at his homo by
Iiis parents, corner Poolo and Central
lMIss ISstclle .I* Warner, of Baltimore,
Is on a visit lo her sister, Mrs. S3. B.
Ironmonger, of Boole street.
Air. Willie Benston, <if Avenue A,
will start to-driy for Richmond to
spend several days. 'b
Mrs. M. A. Balyol, iof Colley avenue,
has returned from a visit to her for?
mer home in Amsterdam, N. Y.
Mr. T. 12. Lee, of Colley avenue, re
turned Thursday, having spent ithe
holidays in Isle of Wight county.
mt A II lll.l. l ON.
Mr. Charles Dudley, a former resident
(if the ward, but now v>f Greensboro,
N. ('., was tailing on friends at -0(1
Clav avenue yesterday.
Mr. H arold Webster, of North Balk
avenue, having spent the holidays at
homo, will now return to duty as a slu
dent of dental surgery, In Baltimore.
Services at all -the churches to-day
anil lp>ly Communion at a number o(
DR. ii A*J?OH 15TT'S RiKCITATj.
The music loving public will have an
opportunity t'> again hear the noted
pianist. I>r. Henry O. Hnnohett, the
j coming week. Dr. Hnncheet will give
three recitals, one each on Thursday
and Friday afternoons at II o'clock and
Thursday evening at S o'clock In the
hall of the Norfolk College for Young
Ladles, under whoso auspices the event
will be given, The vocal soloists who
will assist are Mrs. W. T. Brooke. Miss
Kllzi belli A. Taylor. Miss l-ithcl Noely,
Miss Mary K. Kwell. Miss Lucy Alice
Jones, Mr. .1. I red el I Jenkins. The ac?
companists will l?e Messrs. Newton
Pits, W. II. J'oncs and A. F. Koerner.
FUN RR A L OF V. P. JORDAN.
Mr. V. Paul Jordan, aged 40 years, a
well known citizen, died oit the Re?
treat for the Sick Friday night. The
funeral took place yesterday from Cen?
tenary Methodist church. The services
wore conducted by il'he Rev. W. H.
Kdwardfl, pastor of the church. The
pall-hearer-: were: Messrs. Nat Nichols,
Frank Camp, .1. W, Qrandy. L. D.
Smith, J. .1. .Moore nnd John P. Key ill.
The interment was in Elntwood Cem?
To ?'uro it I'olil In One liny.
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
All druggists refund the money if it
falls to cure. 25 cents. Sold by J. M.
F. Trotter, Main street.
ii i ?:?.
L.VSSIT F/H.?Suddenly ixt tai^~l\esi:
donce of her husband. D. C. Lnssltcr,
NO. s:t Falkland street, Saturday, Jan
nary 1st. IK'JS. at 11 o'clock p. ml, Mrs.
PRISCILLA P. LASSITER, in the 61st
year of her age.
Funeral from the Firs'. Baptist
Church TO-MORROW (Monday) AF
TKKN'OON at ,1 .o'clock. The friends of
the family are requested to attend.
FASTER CAR SERJVICI3.
Street Railway Wiji Run Swifter Sche?
dules In Suburbs.
On nnd after to-morrow tho cars oil
the Norfolk Street Railway company
will be run on fester schedules that*
have heretofore been observed In the
suburbs, and the resident of the out?
lying district will And himself getting: '
to his office and hack homo In better
time than ever before since .the City
Fathers cut the speed of the cars down
to "live points." The rapid -transit
vehicles will howl along toward Lam?
bert's rolnt and near tho power-house,
however, at the seven point gnlt. IX is
Imped by the street railway people that
after a time the Councils may permit
a faster schedule Inside tho city limits.
Don't Run Any RlaUn
About health. Avoid coughs, colds, fevers,'
pneumonia and nil other similar ailments
by keeping your hlood rieh nnd puro with
ITOOD'S PILLS aro purely vogetablo
and do not purge, pain or gripe. All drug
Gamage & Waller
Sole agents for
Cold Water Paint.
In Wain White and Many Colors,
Substitute lor oil paint and whitewash.
Fire Proof, Weither Proof, Cheap and
No!hing like it. Every pound
Call and Get baniple Package.
12 to 16 PLUME 3T,
Oor. RANDOLPH, |
DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS'
TO IJE A WELL-DRESSED MAN ?
DO YOU KNOW THAT IT PAYS TO
DRES8 WELL ?
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:?
ALL THE WELL-DRESSED MEN IN"
TOWN PATRONIZE US. WE GIVE
T/lE FINISH. AND A GUARANTEE
GOES ALONG WITH EVERY GAR?
MENT MADE UP RY US. IN OVER?
COATS WE TAKE THE LEAD, AND
THIS IS OVERCOAT WEATHER.
FereDes, Jones i Co.,
Z23 ILMH ST&ESifc .