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SPLENDID NEW HOME OF THE
VIRGINIA CLUB OF NORFOLK
THE NEW VIRGINIA CLUB BUILDING.
(Ipecbri to The Tlmaa-IMapatcb.)
NORFOLK, VA., Aprll 4.-Tha Vlrglnla
Club bulldlng, on the stte of the hlstorio
Newton house, at the corner of. Plume
and Oranby Streets, haa beon run up to
the helgbt of one etory already. Work
ls belng pushed rapldly and, whon -cdhi
pleted this will be one of the r.nc'st and
most modern club bulldlngs ln tho South,
and by far the"most ornamental bblld-'
Ing ln the bustmjssf'sectlon ;of tfortolYt.r,
Ab will be scon from'tho plcture, from an
aesthotlc standpolnt lt will be a trlumph
of archlcteoturo. ?)
The flrflt story of the bulldlng Is of
whlto Powhatan brlck. The flve storles
aboye tho flrst nro to be of yeilow Nor
man brlck, wJth decoratlona of lerra
cotta and quolns of-- whlto Powhatan
brlck. From'the- basemcnt? the feature'
of whlch will be. a rathskcller. and In
wnlch wlU be the barher shop, baths and
heatlng plant?to the roof gardon'above'
the shtth story, tho bulldlnr will be ex
cluslvely for the.uscs of tho club..,,
The entrance to tha bulldlng ls on
Plume Street, where there la a frohtage
of 100 feet , There will be no entrance
off Oranby Street, but thore will be a
balcony runnlng the full wldth of the
bulldlng, whlch Is thlrty-four "feet. Tlie
featuro of the entrance will be masslve
wrought-lron grlll gates, On the rJBht
of the 'vestlbule will bo the service room;
on the left the strangers' and ladies1.''ro-,
ce'ptlon rooms. Frontlng Granby Street
are lounglng rooms. To the rlght; of
the offlce wtll be the billlafd rooni; -here
.will be three tables wlth wall se'ata..
around.
On the second floor will be a rjading
room, openlng upon a terraco on Oran?
by Street, a large meetlng room, the
gdvemors' room ? and fivo card roo'niB.
The thlrd and fourth floors will be usod
for bed rooms. There will bo nlno of
these, flve wlth prlvate baths. All are
large and alry, wlth eouth or; western
exposure.
Tlie ,club dlnlng-rooms are on lhe ffth
floor. ' The maln dlnlng-room niccuplcs
the rear portlon and Is 23x39 feet. The
decoratlons In thls. room. will-be-the fin
est ln tho State. In the center, faclng
the south, are two prlvate dlnlng-rooms,
whlle on the Oranby Street-front la the
ladies' dlntng-room, oonoectlng wlth a
small reception room and attractivs al
covea, ' -,
The slxth story will contaln the klteh
:eh. complete In every detatl. a* any hotel
pantry, atore-robms, serylng-rooms, sleep
Itig' acco'mmodatlons for-the steward and
servants and other apartments connected
.wllh.a.kltcben.
One of the featuras of the, club .will
be th.e glaas-eholosed roof garden 'and
ball-room, 90x30 feet, oh the\ saventh
floor. The flodr wlU be especlally con
structed wlth a vlew to donclng, and
future aseemblles will be held there.
The furnlshlngs will be ln koeplng wlth
the general dlgnlfied appearance of the
bulldlng. Complete, the new home will
cost the Vlrglnla Club about $90,000.
The Bulldlng Committee, under whoee
dlrection thla work ls done, ls composed
of Fergus Reid, ehairman; - Caldwelf.
Hardy, vlce-chalrman | B. T. Lamb,
!Jtidge Allan Hanckel, T. E. Wlleox ahd
E, C. Fo-sburg, The offlcera of-t'htf clbb
are: Caldwell Hardy, presldent;" H..T.
Lamb, odce-prealdent; Fergus Reld, treaa?
urer; J, Lelghton Hubard, secretary.
NEW WATER SUPPLY
FpR'JHKEE CITIES
.-'(Bp*cl?l toTbt Ttmca-Dlipntch.)
NORFOLK, VA.. Aprll 4.?Tho enlarged
and lmproved maln pumplng statlon of
tho Portamouth, Berkley and Suffolk
Wtter Company, at Lake Kllby wlll soon
V sjwmpleted and Immedlntoly thereaftcr
it wlll be put ln commlsslPn. It will be
one of tho most modorn plants ln ihe
country dh'd'JS to have'a pdmplng capacl
ty. aufflctent to supply not only all three
cltles dependent upon It, but also 'to oc
comodate any Increaae of populatlon rea
aonably tbbe expestcd withln tho next
twenty years. That Ib, say. I0.000,000??al
lons. Thls comjiany 1b buildlng for>the
future and no further Increase In the ca
paclty of lts plant wlll bo necessary, with?
ln the llfe of the machlnery that Is to be
installed In the new. pumplng plant.
Mr. Goorge-Harnung, tho general man
FISHBR'S, MAIN AND 14TH STREETS.
EASTER
? Easter, the most important period in
Fashion's Calendar, is just around the
corner, and it marks the arrival of the
loveliest of all seasons-"Spring.
ARE YOUR CLOThES
READY FOR EASTER?
Spring Overcoat ? Spring Suit ?
Spring fiat? Spring Neckwear?
Every man and Boy expects to appear In fresh,
new clothes on Easter morning. We can
outfit you complete at half made-to*
order prlces wlth satisfaction.
Sprlng Overcoat %p7*50 to $15*00
S&aaaa $5.00 <? $25.00
Spring Hats 95 C t0 $3.00 Soft ?"
Sprlng Neckwear ZOC t? %}UC
Qloves, Shlrts and Underwear for Sprlng, ln fact, every
thingtormen and boys from head to foot, Men's Shoes, in
all new shapes, from $I,?S to $4,00. \
0m%
ager of the water company, says that
wlth the unllmlted supply of water at
Lake Kilby, the cltlea of ? Portsmouth,
Suffolk and Berkley wlll never be ln dan
ger of a water famlne, no. matter how
large theso cltlea may become, after tho
now plant Ib ln- operatlon, The preaent,
. Btatlon. ls . adequate for the needs of
Portsmouth and Suffolk, whlch are the
only cltles at present supplled, but the
new plant wlll alao be able to supply
Berkly wlth eaee and It wlll even then
havo a tremendeus reserve capaclty. \.
The present pumplng plants In Perts
moutb and Berkley wlll be dlscontlnued,
although they wlll not be dlsmantled. The
water wlll go to Berkley through the sub
merged plpe across the Southern Branoh
and the wells then there wlll form a auf
ficlent reserve, or emergency aupply, for
both places as Is needed.
The dlscontlnuance of the local pump?
lng. plants will be ln the way of econo
my. Tho new plant wlll have euftlclent
power te dlstribute the water throughout
the three cltlea, under good pressure,
whlch may readlly be increased to that
requlred In caso of flre, wlthout' Inter
medlate distrlbutlng pumplng houses.
The plant wlll be the only one In the
country pumplng water thus, over a dls
tance of twenty mlles. The pressure nec
eaaary to force three mlllion gallons used
dally, through suoh a length of plpe wlll
make tho a traln on the tubes severe. Mr,
Hernung haa arranged to relleve thls tre
mendoua pressure by plpo valves located
along tho plpo llnes, so that Instead of
the-plpe burstlng under extraerdlnary
pressure. lt wlll relleve itself. juat as a
locomotlvo or steam englne does through
lta aafety valve,
The ameunt of water pumped lnto Ports
mouth from the new plant will be careful
ly mea&ured posslbly by great meters,
but thls wlll be for? the company's ln?
formatlon and does not mean the Intro
ductlon, of meters ln the clty is centem
plated.
A VIRQ1NIA 5CH0LAR.
Notabte Llterary Work of Dr. d. L. Hall
of Willlam and Mary. i
(Speclal to The Tlmes.Diepat|h.)
WII/LIAMSBURO, VA.. Aprll 4,-Dr,
John, (Leslie Hall, professer ' of Engllsh
and Hlatbry in Willlam and Mary Col?
logo, Is probably the fpremost Anglo-Sax
pn tranalatpr ln VIrglnla or the South,
Dr. Hali's flrat noted llterary uttempt
was the produotlon of a drama entltlod
Judas. Thls work brought thla young
author before the pubilo and eetabllshed
hlm as a wrltor of markod ablllty. Dr.
Hall then turned hls attention to the
translation of Anglo-Saxpn ppetry, Hla
i'.vat preductlpn was the translatlen pf
"Borwulf." Thls won for hlm unstint
ed pralse from prlttca at home and
ubroad, No leaa succesaful was hls "Old
Engllah Idyla," se well known to lltera
teurs ln thls oountry and Burope. Now
ccmes hla lateat werk, "Judlth, PhPenlx
and other Anglo-Soxon Pooms,1' Thls.
latest work of Dr. Hal) promlses to f|rm
ly establlsh hlm as one pf. the foremoat
Anglp-Saxpn schnlarg In Amerlpa.
Among the many favorable oritlolsms
mado of this work Is one frem the Bal
tlmoro Sun, wrltten by Benjamln Sledd,
uf Wako Ferest College. , In part lt sayst
"Dr, Hall certslnly occuples the fore?
moat posltlon among Anglo-Saxon schol
ara ln Amerlca. Thls pealtion he has
won not on|y' by thorpugb and palns
tuklng work, but also by an enthualastla
love for all thlngs Anglo-Saxon and In
splrlng, whlch Is convlnolng. Dr. Hali's
tranalatlon of "Borwulf" appeared eome
ten years ago, and thls warm welcome
glven It, both at home and abroad, has
encouraged the authcr to put forth tho
preaent volume. ? ? ? The transla
tor tn the volume before us becomes the
(nterpreter and the poet. The present
work oontolna some of tha very flnest
poems ln Anglo-Baxpp Jlterature. ? * ?
AJtogother Dr. Hali's succoas ls unques
tibnabie and both schoisrs and general
readers owe hlm a debt of gratltude."
Mr. Blunt Very III,
Mra. Walter J. Blunt waa called tp
New York Thursday nlght by the slck
iiqss cf her son John, who llea Boriously lll
jn thp Frcsbyterlutt HoflBjtaJ,
RICHMOND
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Couches.
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> Mayer & Pettit
Corner Foushee and Broad Streets.
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FAR FROM HIS
NAT1VE HAUNTS
Croundhog Captured ln York
County Regarded as a
Great Curioslty.
? (Special to Ttio Tlmes-Dlapatch.)
YORKTOWN, VA., Aprll ?.?One.of the
rareat speclmens of anlmal llfe ever aeen
ln thls vlolnlty was captured by a young
nogro a few days ago, several miles out
of town. The anlmal waB a ground hog,
the only speclmen of his klnd ever' socn
in thls sectlon or ever heard of. The
anlmal resembled ivery much a dlmlnutlve
shoat, havlng all the po'rclne polntB, wlth
the exceptlon of the feet. whlch were
coon-shnped, and the tall, whfah was
short and stubbed, bushy, llke a rabblfs
The llttle fellow mndo a desporate reslst
ance . flercely attacklng any ono who
cnme wlthln ten feet of hlm, He uttorly
rofused to eat any food and flnally dled
of starvatlon.
Tho tralntng shlp Lancaster will go to
Hampton Roads about May 1st for In
spectlon by Admlral Dewey, and thenoe
to Loague Island navy-yard, to go out of
commlsslon on the 16th.
The large poach orohard of Mr. J. B.
Hogge. on YV'ator Vlew farm, haa qulte
a promlslng outlook'for a heavy crop,
Thls orchnrd Is as large as any m thls
portlon of the Penlnsula, and, barrlng
acoldent, ahould yleld at least 2.000 crates
of oholce frult. beslda a quantity of so
oond class or culls. Thls sectlon Is beoom
Ing moro and more of a frult ralslng
country each recurrlng year. Peaches are
the standard frult. but the Kelfor poar
also has a strong hold, and ls belng
ralsod ln large quantltles.
Mr, John Provoo, tho most anolent of
York 'county's Inhabltants, dled at hla
home |n Flsh Neok a few days ago, He
was hotween elghty-ftire and nlnety years
of age, nnd luid llved In the oounty nll
hla llfe. He came of Fronch nncostry,
his father hnvlng fought under Lnfayette
at the tnvestmont.of Yorktown, whlle he,
hlmself, had the pleaaure of seelng I_i
fayotte'hero ln person ln 1825.
Mrs, T, S. Ilurris, of Harrls Grove, has
roturnod homo. nfter spendlng a week
wlth her alHter, Mrs. W. W. Hogge, of
Newport News.
Mr. Oeorge E. Bryan, the present eom
mlssloner of rovenue, has posltWoly -re
fusod to agaln stanrt for the posltlon, hav?
lng served four terms or more ln ofllco,
Mlss Clara Chandler and her two frlends
from Hampton, Mlsses Annle Tennls.and
Besale Lankford. spent an evenlng the
paat weok aboard the Lancaster, the
guests of Chaplnln Patrlok, Pnymastor G.
Sleabrlel and Lleutenant Syphera. Mas
ter J. Robble Chandler waa also an ln*
vlted guest.
.-?--?>
ln Fayettevllle.
fBnerlal to Tho Thjies-piapotch.*
FAYETT1SVILLE, N. C? Aprll 4.
Tuesday afternoon, at Bollovue, the heau
tlful home on Itaymoimt, Mrs. W. M.
Morgan oharmtngly entertalried tha Mon?
day Afternoon J?QQk. f'lub, where roadr
Ings were glven fmm the Leake poeta
'Miattle of Dlenholm,"', by Mrs. J, G.
Shaw; Colertdge's "Morning Hymn to
Mont Blauo," by Mrs. J, D, MaoJUe;
Lamb's "Plssortatlon on Roast Plg," by
Mra. Kate'lTtloy. '
At the realdence of her aiirit, Mra. Rob
ert Holland, Mlaa Iaabello Vlmocks pleas
antly entertalned the Fayettevllle Tlmos
Club Tuesday -evenlng, the parlora
beautlfully docoratod ln whlte and green
a Bcheme of color carrled out ln tho
tasteful table servlce of' refreahmenta,
wlth the followlng gueata: Mesdames C.
Wordaworth'a "Intimations of Immor
tallty," by Mra. O. M. Rose; Southey's
J. Cooper. H. T. Graham, B, H. Wllllam
son; Misaes Mamle and Sarah Brown,
Kate MoKethan, Robble Hall, Mlnerva
Utley; Mosara. C. G. Roao, C. J, Copper,
B. H. Wllllamson, J. A. Ratcllffe
You
May
Not
HAVE NEEDED GLASSES A
YEAR AGO.THIS YEAR YOU
MAY. CORRECT AND COM
FORTABLY FITTING SPEC
TACLES OR EYE-GLASSES
ARE ESSENTIAL. WE FUR
NISH SUCH ONLY AND AT
MODERATE PRICES. COM
PLETE OPTICAL MANU.
FACTURING PLANT ON
THE PREMISES.
<Ihe S, GALESKI
OPTICAL CO.
Cor, 9th and Main Sts.
Javf Milhi
Yes, of course, we manufaetura
them?and of the very beat con*
slructlonl We have bullt many a
saw-inlll durlng our vaat experl?
ence of over thlrty yearsI We
know a great doul about them.
\\'e ulao repalr them at reasopablo
prlceal 12stlniatea oheerfully glven
or mailed upon request,
RlchnionU Iron Works,
(Batab'd 1609. Incerp'd 1?02.)
15lli & Broad and 15th & Orace Sts.
Rlchmond, YlW ?.
OUR : SPRING ??: Sf0CJK
Now Ready
for
liispection.
Repainting
and Repairing
Done in the
Best Manner.
All the
Latest Styles
and
Novelties.
Harness,
Robes,
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MORE THAN 100 CmRRIAQES TO 8ELECT FROM. SBB.OUR STOCK
BEFORE YOU PURCHASE A VEHICI-E OF ANY DE3CRIPTION.
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Plumbing
Tinning
Qas-Pitting
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Instantaneous
Water Heaters
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$10 and upwards loanod on Planos
ind household furnltur-e, on the
bulldlng and loan assoolatlon plnn,
whlch makes the cost much less
than you pay elsewhere, and allow
you to pay lt off ln monthly pay
ments, runnlng from one to twelve
months. Qet others' rat?a, then
icu US,
Tidewater Loan and Trust Co.
Bulte 83-34, Thlrd Floor,
Merohants' Natlonal Bank Bulldlng.
1103 icust Maln Street.
Take Blovgtor.
CULLliwORTK
&C0.
M. A. WHITTY.
BROAD AND NINTH STREETS.
'Phones 509 and 2389.
FLORIST.
100,000 Beddlng Plants,
Largeet Stock ia the South.
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