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TUESDAY, MAIRJOH 1, 1898.
Spanish newspapers urge the govern?
ment to prepare for war.
The story that Consul General Lee had
asked Oemral Blanco, to dismiss cer?
tain newspaper men for sending out
sensational reports Is denied by Gene?
"When Queen Victoria ascended the
throne nvore that 41 per cent, of the
people In, British Islands could not write
their own names. The proportion in
that condition has now been reduced to
7 per cent.
"There 13 nothing," says a contem?
porary, "In General Lew 'Wallace's crit?
icism of the conduct of General Mc
Clellan to Justify a Michigan man in
challenging Wnllace to light a duel."
True, and there was nothing in that
silly Incident to justify the wide publi?
cation It received.
The Chicago Times Herald says that
as soon as the truth about the destruc?
tion of tho Maine Is established it will
be known In "Washington, and as soon
as It is known there the American ad?
ministration will be fully advised of
the facts. In the meantime keep cool
and let the sensational poster sheets
Jiave a monopoly of the wnr excitement.
"In this great crisis," says the Savnn
na.Ti Press, "the American Government
has at Its port of greatest danger an
ex-Confederate soldier, a nephew of the
great Robert E. Lee, and he Is master
of the situation." And the Mississippi
Legislature 'umbly thanks the President
for allowing him to stay there, as a mark
of confidence In the "loyally" of the
South. Humbly In this connection Is a
The New Orleans States Is of the
opinion that there Is no need for this
Government to annex Hawaii, for the
reason that wc now exercise a protecto?
rate over the islands and have done so
for more than fifty years. ."We have a
concession for a coaling and naval sta?
tion In Pearl harbor and that is all we
desire. This concession will give us the
right to land a cable line on the Islands
whenever wc sec fit to lay one from San
Francisco to Japan.
"I do not propose to do anything at
all to precipitate war with Spain. Up
to the present I do not think war Is
either necessary or Inevitable. I would
ibe lax in my duty, however. If I did not
prepare ifor the future. The situation Is
grave, end the policy of the adminis?
tration will be determined almost entire?
ly by the course of events from time to
time. There Is no necessity of alarm?
ing the .people, but Congress must be
ready to assist the administration with?
out making too many Inquiries as to the
course of current events."?President
OKNEKAIi WILLIAM It. TAI.IAi
By the death of General William B.
Taliafcrro at his home. In Gloucester |
county, Sunday at mldnigltt, Virginia
is bereft of one of her most distin?
guished sons, who during a long and
eventful life had served her well and
faithfully. He was Indeed a splendid
citizen, a true and Incorruptible patriot
and a noble and chivalrous man. He
was Intensely a Virginian, loving his
State with a devotion not surpassed by
any of her sons, and proud of her
traditions and her history. He was
the very soul of honor, gentle as a
woman, brave as a lion, with a
gracious and courtly bearing and mien
that ever Inspired confidence and
commanded respect. It. can truly he
said that his passing away will be
lamented throughout the Common?
??IHK REAL PUIKXII OF THE
The Washington Post advances the
opinion 'that "the negro has no real
(friends at the North. Wc are willing
to believe, Dor we see something of It
here, that the negro does not show
to advantage after crossing the Poto?
mac and the Ohio. It seems to us that
the further he wanders from the South
the .more bumptlaus and offensive he
'becomes. But this Is largely due to
the fact that he realizes tho hostile envi?
ronment In which he Is placed, and In
his foolish way resents It. The fact re?
mains, however. The negro's best and
most genuine friends are at the South,
and It Is among the former slave-hold?
ing classes that ho finds the truest es?
teem and the most helpful friendship.''
Tho Post Is correct In Its conclusions
about tho matter, and If it were neces?
sary proof in abundance could bo fur?
nished that what it says is so.
WILL l.llltol'i: INTERVENE?
The possibility of European Interven?
tion in the event of the United States
going to war with Spain, either be?
cause of the Maine affair or to end
the bloodshed In Cuba, Is said to be
attracting some attention in Washing?
ton. The Washington correspondent of
the Springfield (Mass.) Republican says
that "it Is beginning to be felt In the
Oablnet. from sundry hints dropped In
diplomatic circles, that nearly every
government In Europe might unite In
a protest If tho United States deliber?
ately Interferes In Cuba for the pur?
pose of' putting an end to the sover?
eignty of tho Spanish crown. Thero
Is not so much fear of Great Britain
as of the other powers, but from tho
strict standpoint Of International law
a unanimous protest against the right
of this country to order other sover
'elgnties out of their possessions would
riot be a surprise to those who under?
stand the situation. A much graver
question, therefore. Is raised than that
of fighting the Spanish navy or i the
patriotic frenzy of Wie Spanish people,
which brought such disaster t.> tho
great armies of Napoleon.
"How far other governments would
go to the armed nsslstance of Spain
Is of course unknown, but It Is not
Improbable that Germany, France,
Italy and Austria, conscious of their
strength In acting1 together, might de?
liver a note to Secretary Sherman de?
claring that they were prepared to, re?
sist by forco of arms the practical
execution of the doctrine that this
country or any other country had the
right to Interfere in a conflict between
an Independent sovereignty and its
subjects and order the governing
power to abdicate Its sovereignty.
Such commands have not been usual
among civilized powers sine? Napoleon
Issued his decrees to Denmark and the
German states that they must go to
war with Great Britain or Russia at
"The ease of the European powers
would'be so strong In the court of in?
ternational law and would be backed
up by such military and naval power
President McKinley and the Cabinet
are giving very serious considera?
tion to the difficulties In which they
might Involve this country by hasty
or Ill-considered action."
Assuming that the correspondent is
not mistaken In his information, this
puts a new phase upon the- possible
outcome of the differences between the
United States and Spain. But will the
powers of Europe intervene? Is a ques?
tion. Certainly no sentimental consid?
eration will cause them to do so. If,
however, they find it to their Interests
to Interfere they'll not hesitate to do
It Is not n't all Improbable that as a
result of the talk of war with Spain a
lasting Impetus will be given to the
movement for raising this nation to the
rank of a first-class naval power, thinks
the Hartford (Conn.) Telegraph, and It
Is right. The thrcs.t of hostilities at sea
has brought home to every thinking
man our lack of the means of ready de?
fense. Comparison with the navies of
other great nations shows that we oc?
cupy an Inferior rank. It also reveals
that we arc doing less to strengthen
our sea defenses than several nations
of far less domestic wealth and foreign
In hie annual report Secretary Long
gives some interesting llgures of naval
preparations In progress all over the
world. Great Britain leads in these
preparations, despite the fact that she
is now the ranking naval power. She
I has already appropriated over twenty
six million dollars for new battle ships
this year. France hits under construc?
tion seven battle ships, eight armored
cruisers, ten protected cruisers and va?
rious other lighting vessels to the total
of sixty-nine keels. Germany has vot?
ed nine million dollirs for new ships to
be built during the year?three flr--t
class battle ships one armored cruiser,
five protected cruisers, one torpedo-boat
destroyer, eight torpedo boats and two
gunboats. The Russian appropriation
Is seven and a half million dollars, for
nine battle ships, two coast defense ves?
sels, two armored cruisers, four gun?
boats, and forty torpedo craft.
Italy has allowed five millions for
naval construct inn, and has ordered five
hat tic ships, live armored cruisers, one
protected cruisers and fifteen torpedo
craft. Eyen Japan seems determined
to .make herself mistress of the raciflc
Ocean. With her present fleet as a nu?
cleus, the Telegraph asserts that she is
?building a navy that will place her
ahead of Russia, Germany, Italy, Spain
or the United Stales.
"The Army and Navy Year Book"
rates the navies of the world as follows:
1, Great Britain; 2, France, 3, Russia;
4, Italy; 5, United States; C, Germany;
7, Spain; 8, Japan; 9, Austria; and 10,
Netherlands', but, under present naval
contracts according to the Now York
Tlrlbune, Japan in 1S!>9 will go to the
fifth place, crowding down the United
?States and Germany one point.
It would seem from all this that we
need to bestir ourselves In the way of
! building up our navy even though our
differences with Spain should be ami
Experiments made In Paris by Drs.
Ketsch and Bolnon have shown that
Roentgen rays are useful for the early
diagnosis of tuberculous disease.
Dining ears have not yet appeared In
Russia. Express trains stop about
once In three hours lb let passenger?
refresh themselves, the stations being
buHt about seventy-live miles cipart.
The sum of 2,010.000 francs has been
made over to the Paris Society for the
Protection of Animals by the last will
of a woman namer Chosscgrps. She
has provided especially for the welfare
of dogs and horses.
The St. Louis Star states that the
idea that Uncle Sam Is at present kind
i poor Is a mistaken one, for he still
possesses sufficient territory To give
each one of his 73,000,000 children a
I homestead of. eight acres.
took this this course that
AS TO NAVIO.
NOTES AND OPINIONS.
The Show Windows tell only a portion of the Price Trimming at this Stock Relief Unload?
ing Sale. QUALITY ALWAYS COUNTS. LOW PRICES WILL TELL CASH TALKS LOUD. Form
fitting, high standard, tailor-made attire at prices lower than the ordinary sweat-shop clothes.
There's no haggling nor trifling with the merchandise here. All heavy weights must be, sold.
Not a dollar's worth of heavy weight attire will be carried over, matters not how costly, fine
or elaborate. The cut price is on the garment to convert it into cash, whilst remnants, odds,
ends and broken sets of sizes are culled and marked at prices regardless o( cost nor the
consideration of loss.
Unrivaled Bargains in Men's Suits.
Here are regular eighteen, sixteen, fifteen, fourteen ana thirteen dollar Men's
Suits In worsteds, cusslmercs and cheviots, plain black and fancy mixtures, latest
styles, single and double breustcd sacks, nobby patterns; In make finish i
and fit equal to any made to measure garments. Her'o they arc and
now they go. This week $9.75.
Here oro men's Complete Suits In single and double breasted sacks, and an as?
sortment of throe and four button cutaways, mixed sizes sllghtlv Irregular, but
every ono of them a good suit, well worth double and some of them treble (J> /. nn
the bargain prlco now charged for them. We bundle the lot together. T\?L Hfi
Take them as they run. Pick und choice this week only $438. ? ? V? *rf
Here are Men's Business Suits, In nobby plaids and neat mixtures, Including plain
blacks and blues, of strictly pure wool cheviots, eassimeres and tweetls, both single
and double breasted sacks. Substantially made, sightly and serviceable et P n"l
good suits. Just the thing for general business wear. This week the T>h H /
price is down to 10.07. *r ' Y *
Here arc Men's Full Suits?Coat, pants and vest ? oT good wearing
brownish material, substantially made. Both square and round cut
sacks. You've often paid five and six dollars for suits not their equal in
sightliness and service As long us the lot holds out, cut price, S2.39.
Unrivaled Bargains in Men's Overcoats.
Your choice of Men's Overcoats In kerseys, melloiis, chcvlpts, beavers and cov?
erts. Various hefts, shapes, colors and* shades. Excellent overcoats that would
command everywhere a considerable advance on our bargain cut
price for garments that aru neither finished nor fit anything like as
well. This week $S.75.
Your choice of Men's Overcoats made from reliable fabrics, In both light and
dark effects, medium long extra long and some loose lilting, short box
Backs, beautifully trimmed, correctly cut, nicely finished and faultlessly |
tailored throughout. This week they go. choice , Sii.'.'S.
Your choice of combination silk-trimmed line Overcoats, made with plain
fancy linings, correctly matched, superior finish, high class, body-lit ting ov
menst, made from choice material. Just such overcoats Ibat you've
many times paid a double, eagle for and considered them cheap at thai,
are placed in the lino this week to make them move lively. $10.00.
Your choice of Men's Overcoats made. from substantial and sightly
overcoating, well lined and trimmed and splendidly linlslied, medium
weights and shades. Just the thing for early spring wear, and a tip
top value for ?4.09.
Unrivaled Bargains in Men's Pants.
Men's Pants, made from strong woolen fabrics, neither shoddy,satinet tf i i n
nor coltonade. Guaranteed for good, h?lfest service. Actual value nearly I I A
double the bargain price. $1.13. *" * 1 1 **
Men's Pants, all wool, extra heavy, neat pattern, strong, solid and fr I
substantial. Will wear splendidly and arc astounding values for the I A /
cut price of ?1.S7. y>. 1 ' w '
Men's Pants from till wool choice materials, 'neat stripe and plain effects, ele
gantlv made and finished and will look and. wear as well as uants /t? I f) O
usu.iliy sold at a considerable advance on the bargain quotation | . JJ?
Men's Pants of dressy,'choice designs, Stylish Stripes, handsome pat- (? n | n
terns, of neat Worsteds and Nobby Cheviots, guaranteed to lit equal to jlj I JJ
made to order Trousers. Cut price for this week, ^
Men's Pants, of choice, new fashionable patterns, of good Worsteds,
Cassimores or Cheviots, tailored in best manner, and in every way
equal to made to measure Trousers; better values were never offered.
Stock Belief Cut Price,
Unrivaled Bargains in Children's Attire.
Children's Sults--Good designs, winter weight; sizes only from 10 t?
Jfi. 'think of It! Substantial Winter Suits for Boys up to ugo 10 for only
Children's Suits?Serviceable Cheviots, neat mixtures; the sizes
slightly out of shape, but every Suit in the lot a genuine leader,
One Forty-Seven; ?
Children's Suits, dark h?vy bloc twilled Cheviot; sizes only from !)(f I OO
to 15?nothing I nger nor smaller. One Ninety-Eight never bad such 1 TJ ft
purchasing power in Boys' Attire. ^ "
i lio'rt Pants for Boys, made with taped seams and hold fast bauds,
from stout woolen fabrics; si/.' s from ng" 13 to 10 Inclusive.
for Boys?Solid 1 leavy"Brown Woolen Fabric; oxtra
in Knee Pauls fur Hie Twenty-Five Cents.
Short Cants for Boys?Hand
buttons, double seal and knu.s
wool, pi tent
Short Pauls f-r Boys?Fine CaBSlmeres; Worsteds and Cheviots;
remnants from combination outfits. The material In some Is worta
more than is charged for the Pants ready to wear.
Senator Hoar has accepted an InvVta
tion to deliver the annual address be?
fore the Virginia State Bar Associa?
tion this year.
The engagement of Miss Marie Dor?
cas Condi to Labbous Harding Hogers,
Jr., was announced recently. .Mr. Hog?
ers is Still a student at Yale, where he
Will graduate this year.
About forty of the Cnlversalist minis?
ters of New England were present at
?the dinher given in Young's Hotel on
Monday last in honor of the Kev. Hid
ezo Yoshlnmura, the llrst lordained Ja?
panese Universalist minister.
Airs. Tyndall, the widow of the late
Professor Tyndall, has sent to the Brit?
ish Royal Institution a sum of 1,01)0
pounds, which she states that her hus?
band desired, at such time as should
be convenient to herself, c> present
as an expression of his attachment to
the institution with which he was so
long connected, a:ul of his sympathy
with Its objects.
? A PRETTY COAT OP HELIO- ?
^ TROPE BROADCLOTH, B
? TRIMMED WITH g
g FUR AND KNIFE-PLAIT- ?
S IX?S OP SILK. ?
The yoko is a pretty feature of children's
coats and knifo-plaitinga of silk, plaited fib
bon, hico insertion, fur and braid arc the de?
corations most generally employed. The coal
illustrated, which was taken from tho last num?
ber of The Delineator, Ina vnry becoming stylo
Tho material shown is heliotrope broadcloth
and do decoration consists of knife-plaiting*
of ailk and fur bands. The fulness in the
skin is arranged In plaits where they will be
most becoming, and sleeve caps fall over full
?loaves, which are completed with round,
fur-trimmed calls. Fancy coaling, broad?
cloth in such shades as green, brown, tan.
roho, lipliolropp and violet aro selected -for
those dainty little garments, and the doertra
lion will depend upon the color iiSer" quality
of the cloth. Some very effective) little coats
aro made of cashmere, properly lined and
Specially prepared for ?? by The ButtcricU
PuUishinij Co. (Limited).
Absolutely and permanently cured in 9 days
by a new scientific and invigorating treat?
ment. No publicity ? no injections ? no
restraint. Can be given secretly. No "free
treatment"- scheme. 5S Cfi'SJ..*; i?"** u
yR. A. fJUNN, M.D.,
41 Cast 21st Street. New York City.
Keep mat Boor From Slamitilqa
CORBIN'S LIQUID DOOR CHECK
THE CliST ON THE MARKET.
Rubber Weather Strips, all sizes.
Brass Andirons and Fenders.
Portable, Club Mouse, Half Low
and Monarch Grates.
Cook, Clark &" Co
?Established In 1SSL
Operates tho Ellison System, furnishing
direct electric cm tent for Incandescent
tamps, motors for inunufuclurintt. electric
fans and other purposes. Current 112 and
2"t volts. Lirush and American System for
General offices No. 274 Main street, at
Savings Hank of Norfolk: station and su?
perintendent's of lice, M Cove street.
Cblphcotrr'n Kitsllidi Dlunoml Oi
Orlstnid nnct Only tirntilnc
..... r?r Vk'.dtttttr't EMIM Mt _
it //'-... 1 In Ilrd in.1 GM !ur!?ll|.;\
win, Iii?? ribbon. TiiUu
tolhrr. R'/nj?dungtrjui tubmtw
ftwmnd in.'r At t .?n<l 4o.
n ,t?m|>, r..r patllAlifaM. IrttliWHllalfl ?nil
'llflli-r f.ir l.iullrt." 1? Utter, bj i-rtiim
Stall. IIt.OtM. TrttllDAOlall, Pm* I'aytr.
t'hlolir.tr-r Clif rnlfttl t'o.,Mn.ll?iMi Mqaiirr,
. ?I DraflrttU. I'll 11. A U.V.. 1'A.
Catarrh, Hay Fever.
Kill the Catarrh microbe nnd you cure
Catarrh. These parasites nest deep in
catarrh the tissues ami folds of
e\ e^tfjf) the olfactory membrane,
|J V^r C/ and are clifiicult to reach
sQfif)e\i) n"d kill; but .Brazilian
C^^"|j ?Halm will utterly destroy
wt^jtlicni if used persistently
MiCRons. as directed. It also des?
troys the Hay Fever germ in a few
days. Use full strength, or nearly so,
for Hay Fever. Cure pcriuaucut.
for sale ItY
walke & williams,
w. it. terry co.,
i!tn:i;o\v. martin & CO.
Ifwlii's Express Company
MO, 21S WAT Kit STREET.
LARGEST AND MOST COMP LET K
OUTFIT IN THE CITY K?R HAU LINO
ANYTHING. YOUR WORK SOLICIT?
ED. WORK HORSES t on HIRE.
Should be * considered only in con junction with
quality. There are cheaper kinds of coal than ours.
There are none better, but many worse at the- same
price as ours.
STEAM COAL, GRATE COAL,
TOMS CREEK AND CANNEL I
?MTHE?CiTE COAL, All Sizes, j
furnace, fouwdrv and domestic coke.
Toms Creek Coal and Co'.vc Co., TriiTg & Wilmer Agents. I
Phones?347 (now); 332 (owi 55 ORANI1Y ST K13 ET. U
Phones?US (now); 318 (old). 15 NIVI SON STREldT. 4
?P-TO-D?TE DENTISTRY. I j
(? teeth extracted without p?in 2 j
?) -BY Till: USE OF-" I
C? LOCAL AN/ESTHETICS. NITROUS OXiDE GAS OR VITALIZED ?) j:
?) AIR, 50 CENTS. (L %
(? BEST SETS OF TEETH (White's or Justus) $3.09. I
y Lower grades at correspondingly low prices. Gold, Silver and Anuljram (? I
((?* fillingslitt bottom ''figures, Our hew m it hol or nuking Gold an.I Porcelain k
q\ Crown and Bridge Work brings this hitherto unattainable luxury within ?y
TV reach of all. All work guaranteed. Consultation gratis. A\.ike us a etil and (@
(? allow us to estimate oh your work.
Q) Baltimore Dental Parlors.
^ BALLENTIN? BUILDING, .M2 MAIN STRUCT, NORFOLK, VA.
I pmcc?.*<i? ? "p. m. Df. in. I filler it S
NEW COAL. ^ FMEIW WOOD
-SPECIAL ATTENTION IS CALLED TO THE
The finest grates Onnl In the world. AN'TIIltACITIi COAL, of tho best qua.il*
ties and of nil sizes. Place your orders at onc-e With
NO. li> NIVI80N STREET.
NO. 211 CLAY AVENUE.
OLD PHONE T'jl.
D. C. WORTHINGTON.
COAL. AND WOOD!
BE SURE YOU SBZ'.US BEFORE YOU GIVE YOUTl ORDERS. *
WE Wll.l. MAKE A CONTRACT FOR YOUli WINTER'S SUPPLY AT
PRICES TO SUIT THE TIMES.
O, 3. BRIGGS 8c CO.,
MAIN OFFICE-OS COMMERCE ST. Y ARD-EAST ENI> l-'ALKLANI) AND
CIIARI.?TT E B'fREETS. [
JOHN S. ETHERIDGE.
LIVERY AMD BOARDING BTABLI33.
Having Just completed my hew stable*,
corner Chestnut dad Pearl street ant!
h.kI.'kI ih" unme with Borne llrst-clasa
Buggies. Ciirrhigv's, Driving Horses, etc.,
l nin now prepared to (tirnish good turn?
out day or lilelti at rock bottom prices.
Norfolk and Portsmouth trade solicited.
Now Phone Nu 2.
JOHN S. KVHLIUDCE. rro?r!i!tcr.
For Over Fifty Years
lYir.S. WINS LOW'S
\ has been used for eMldron while ie?Mh?
Inj?. it soothes the child, softens tlio
gums, allays all pain, cures wind colic,
? reuulnlos (.he stomnch and huwels, and
, is iiio best remedy for diarrhoea. Twenty
Jive cents a liotilo. Sold by all UiutitfNU
' llirouyhout tliu world