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jlarliew * Mi.tlun llookselleit and Stationers, are
„,lh.tfl«*i splits N -ell Hie Norfolk rXt, aud all -rdets
left with Ihein will l,u attended to the >nnie as If left at
the tflkt "f i«ulili<ati"»
». il I'etleralll * Co., are aiitlinil*«d Advertising
/Ly, „i- li.i the I'm! lii New Y.iik met ll.wl'.n.
The Webb Slaters return from Peters
burg to day, and to-night re appear at
Glenn's Theatre.
Let it be remembered that Mr. H.
Hudtwaliker has not withdrawn Ml»
••audidate for the House of Delegates.
He prints a card to this effect in another
column.
The Republicans have carried Ohio
and Pennsylvania; but nothing has
reached us as to the vote of the negro
suffrage question in the latter State.
. . •• • -
Miss Minnie Bowland, niece of Bish
op Fitzpat rick, of Boston, died recently
at the residence of her parents in Wor
cester, Mass. She was a young lady of
rare accomplishments and promiie.
1—a»s»o ■ "—
Mississippi will vote for negro sciftrage.
She is safe for ten thousand nnjority.
Bo will Louisiana; sowill they ail, after
the people have changed their minion
or the Etlilopean his skin.
The Court London Journal says:
"We regret to learn that Mr. Charles
Dickens, who is now in Paris, has had a
run stroke. He was tjiiite insensible for
»onie hours, but we are happy to say,
apeedlly recovered, and 1» now quite
well again."
ccc
A New York friend, Who has been
indulging in Petroleum and got burned,
asks—" Did you ever hear of the man
who was tried for' profanity and dis
charged by the judge, because, at the
time of the offence, he was putting up a
stove-pipe. I think 'lie' will cover a
multitude of oaths'.'"
e> cc a ■
The latest news from Mississippi is
that the majority tor Gen. Humphreys
for Governor of the State over Judge
Fisher will probably be ten thousand.—
The majority for G. L. Porter, the anti
negro testimony candidate for the Court
of Appeals In the Jackson district, is
three thousand.
»c«
The captain of the bark Edwin and
Lizzie, which arrived at Halifax, N. S.,
last Saturday, reports that on the 10th of
September he saw the telegraph buoy
Which was left by the Great Eastern to
show where the Atlantic cable was
dropped. Those on board the bark
thought.the buoy had become detached
from the cable.
——, . e>e>ei ' ■
We understand that President John
son has definitely decided not to take
the Southern trip talketl of, and for
which the steamer Rhode Island had
been put in preparation; indeed, the
Rhode Island, with the Hornet, has
been designated by the Navy Depart
ment to proceed to Havana to convoy to
Washington the ex-rebel ram Stone
wall.
The particulars of the earthquake In
JBan Francisco are tpilte interesting. We
fear if Norfolk received such a shaking
there would be few houses left in the
business part of the city, especially on
Commerce street. It would take but a
Blight shock to bring them tumbling
about our ears, in lands subject to such
shocking affairs the houses should be
built of guttapercha or India rubber.
-«►♦♦-
In its political results our short but
tremendous and unparalleled civil
war of four years will be as effective
as were all the civil convulsions of
Rome, from the lime of Marius and
Sylla to the great pacification under Au
gustus and the empire. SVe have done
as much in these four years of war to
wards establishing the future policy and
" manifest destiny " of the country as
was accomplished in England in all her
internal convulsions from Charles the
First down to the great settlement un
der William of Orange; or as much as
was done in Fraiicefroni the destruction
of the Bastile down to the restoration of
the Napoleon dynasty.
Without the least distrust of the gen
eral wisdom unit humanity of the policy
pursued by our government with regard
to prominent ex-Con federates, we beg
leave to suggest that the influence of
such men ac .Messrs. Stephens and Rea
gan is 100 valuable to be longer com
pressed within four stone walls. They
ought to be at liberty, because the coun
try has urgent need of their aid in cor
recting and enlightening Southern
opinion. We hope soon to hear of their
liberation.— N. Y. Tribune.
We beg leave to correct the Tribune.
it is an i ~/A/ stone waif fort. That's a
small affair, however, and we agree with
it that both Stephens and Reagan can be
put to better usi\ We should like to see
them at liberty.
Henky Cook, a colored barber, pre
sented himself yesterday in the Mayor's
Court as the attorney in a case iv which
Mrs. Martha Rose was plaintiff in a suit
for $20. There was no controversy over
the suit, as the parties had settled it
amicably ; but Cook insisted upon Ills
right to practice in the court, and upon
this point the Mayor ruled against him.
It may not be generally known that, in
order to practice in a court in Virginia,
the party must be vouched for asof good
character, twenty-one years of ago, and
he must have undergone an examination
as to flfuess berbre three judges. Jf he
passes successfully, he then must pro
cure a State aud county license. Cook
had uoue of these papere, and, conse
quently, the Mayor set him aside. ,
llkukisa Funny Cask.—A motion
fii vacate a decree of divorce granted In
September, 1804, In favor of Miss i iubri
ella Saeltzer against her husband, Alex
ander Saeltzer, was made before Judge
liigraham, of the New York Supreme
<o nt on Monday aftemoou. The
grounds of application are rather novel.
The lady claims that the decree was ob
taiuedby fraud aud collusion between
the husband and a lawyer, who, she al
leges, induced her to commence the suit
under the agreement that it was to be
merely a sham atl'air, for the purpose of
earing! monomania of Mr. Saeltzer on
the subject of the divorce. Some time
after this agreement she represents thit
she learned for the first time that a gent
nine decree of divorce had l»eeii grant
ed, ami that her husband had married
another lady. This induced her to ap
ply for au annulling of the decree, on
the ground of fraud. The husband, on
the other hand, denies this story of Mis.
Saeltzer, and so does the lawyer referred
to in the holy's affidavit. The decision
in the case is reserved.
. .— ♦ •-* ~—
THE WATER QUESTION
It will not do, gentlemen, to sit down
over the magnificent water demons! ra
tion of last night. Certainly it was a
very grand affair, an etlbrt to be re
membered, to be talked about and cher
ished, as the forerunner, we hope, of a
great event. Hut for all this there is
much to be done to-day. Gentlemen
must be on the alert. The question is a
very plain one. Kvery citizen under
stands it; and after all that has been said
iijioii it in these columns, it is unneces
sary to debate it futher now.
Vote early, ami see that all your
friends find time to go to the polls.
THE QUEEN AND THEFENIAN WOMEN
As a specimen of the grave facts upon
which the English Oovernnient is
making arrests of Fenian women as
j well as men, weeopy the following from
the London Star :
"Two wretched ballad-singers are
brought up for droning in the streets of
Kingstown a "seditious song" called
"The Green Above the Red"—a well
known poem by the late Thomas Davis,
which we dare say has often been sung
in a London-drawing-room. The bal
ls:! singers are remanded for a week—
sent to prison for a week —in order that
the police may make inquiries into their
character and objects, and thus assist
the magistrates todecide on what fur
ther courseof proceedings is to be adopt
ed against them. "A girl who sees
some people arrested makes use of a vul
gar term of con tempt in connect ion with
the name of the Queen, and, though she
expresses tearfuf contrition immediately
after, she is—not punished summarily
for her improper language—but solemn
ly committed fortrial, and sent to prison
to abide the due course of justice.'
TEE ELECTION TO DAY
The people of Virginia are called upon
to do a solemn act to-day, and we trust
they will approach it in a spirit worthy
of the occasion. Tbeyare \o castthe'n
ballots for eight members of Congress
and for members of the State Senati
and the General Assembly. Majo:
> t leneral Terry has issued an order, tli
i reeling all distrlet, nub-district, and pos
. commanders, to take efficient means t<
I prevent any interference by theofflceii
and men of their coumiauds with tin
polls, and to this end to remove all troop
' from the vicinity of the polls, and suft'ei
no officer or man to approach them ex
cept in casesof disturbances of the peace
when, if absolutely necessary, military
force may be used to quell the same. Wi
subjoin a list of the Candidates for Con
gress :
First District.—W. H. B. Cuslis, o
Acoomiie; Robert Mayo, Jr., 01 West
inoreland ; Joseph Christian, of Middle
Bex ; P. DouglasT'of King William, am
, Edward T. Tayloe, of King George.
Second District— L. H. Chandler, o
' Norfolk city ; John S. Millson, of Nor
folk; John R. Kilhy, of Nansemoiid
• James „, AViJson, of Isle of Wight, am
Thomas E. Chamblius, of Brunswick.
Third District.— B. Johnson Barbour,
of Orange; John S. Pendleton, of Cnl
peper; Martin Meredith Lipscomb, mid
John C. Crowley, of Richmond.
Fourth District. - Robert Itidgway, of
Amherst; and Alexander Fitzpatricli,
of Nelson.
fifth District—J. B. Stovall, of Hali
fax; Robert E. Withers, of Pittsylvania;
B. A. Davis, of Patrick, and Thomas
Grasty, of Pittsylvania; J. M. Botts,of
Culpeper, and Charles L. Mosby, ol
Lynchburg.
Sixth District.— John F. Lewis, ol
Rockingham, and Alexander H. H
Stuart, of Augusta.
Seventh District. -Robert V. Conrad,
of Frederick: George E. Senseny. ol
Frederick : Lewis McKenzic, of Alex
andria; ami Gilberts. Miner, of Alexan
dria; William L. Edwards, of Fairfax.
Eif/hth District.— Daniel H. Hoge, ot
.Montgomery and Edward Longley, ol
Washington.
— ——«**»«
NEW ENGLAND
111 New Loudon, Connecticut, Jona
than Harris is before a court of justice
striving to be divorced from his wife,
whom he charges w ilh many immorali
ties. The contest has been on trial about
a week, and full reports of the disgust
ing dpfails of the case are given in tin-
New York papers. Filthy it is; hut not
more so than other cases of ils class.
Indeed, all such cases resemble each
other so much that we cannot see the
novelty which justifies their being re
ported. Mrs. Harris has been hugged
and kissed by all sorts of people during
a year or two back—she has been started
in odd situations by her daughter and
the servants in the very house in which
her children were born; she has taken
advantage of her husband's absence to
receive Major Williams of the army,
and the brothers Miner and other trash
from New York; and when t'hlded by
her husband for her imprudence, she
calls him au "old fool;" she has had d
dozen lovers from first to last; aud,
though a woman of forty and the mother
of eight children, she is found to be as
frisky as any bad woman of twenty.
Jonathan Harris is a man of fifty, of a
weak intellect and a religious turn of
mind, but with some businesstaot. He
rises from small beginnings to be a man
of influence, with an annual income of
IIO,OM. He represents the State in the
Legislature, Is occasionally -elected
mayor pf New London, and Is always
promlnept at loual religious convoca
tions. Though It does not appear that
he coveted hi* neighbor's goods, he is a
M.iine-lawite, v proselyler, and some
thing of a busybody. Ile lias an interest
in aquack medicineknown as the "Pain
killer," and is engaged, like men of hi?
class, in other speculations. So, it will
be seeu, that Mr. and Mrs. Harris in
court are just likeany otlier couple seek
ing justice under similar clrotimstancea.
Yet, the New York World seizes upon
this pair anil holds them up »* a type of
New England people, and Implies that
[heir social life is a lair sample of the
social lite of all -New England. The
writer is not quite Ignorant of the in
justice he is doing i out the opportunity
is at hand tor a limp nt New England,
mid bis little mind cannot resist it. He
serins lo think that, by doing this he is
doing a thing that will please another
section of the country. indeed, he
seems to have had three or four motives
for taking up the "Harris Case" for dis
cussion : one of which appears to be an
indecent tling tit the Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court of the United States.
Anil a very elunisey fling, it will be
observed, it Is. "Atthe very moment,"
says the World, "when the rebellious
armies of the slavo-corruptetl South
are surrendering 16 the superior
forces of the Union, a daughter of
the house of Harris is betrothed
to one of tho special friends of
Mr. ex-Secretary of tlieTreasury Chase."
What was the necessity of introducing
Mr. Chase's name ? 1 f Mr. Thompson,
who was engaged loMiss Harris—which
engagement had be<'ii cancelled by the
lady—is "one of the special friends of
Mr. ex-Secretary oftlieTrcasiiry Chase,"
how, in the name of (iod, does that ac
cident justify the introduction of the
Chief Justice? Is lie brought forward
in the hope of humiliating a "radical."
And why do \vc complain ! Is not the
whole tirade a strain to assail New Kng
laiid and New England men, with the
ambitious object of bringing the most
advanced section of the nation into dis
repute. If the task were it pleasant au
tumnal employment if it were a work
to engage the hands of gentlemen—how
easy it would be to pelt New York with
her own putrid garbage—with her Mi
ners ami her Hoboken womeu. Unroot!
the, house of Onderdoiik, and look in !
Recount the history of the commercial
• metropolis from the coming upon the
! surface of Mrs. Burdell to the saloon
\ nights of Jenkins and Wall-street ex
, ploitsof Ketehuni. Let those who waul
- it, have a chapter from Matsell on thos*
' I days In .New York, when assignation
houses were the common resort of the
school girls of the best families' If dirt
is to be thrown, pelt on. There is an
inexhaustible supply of it in the Great
City. We do not stand engaged for this
business, ourselves. We only suggest
to the World, and to those journalists in
Richmond, who like to echo its slan
ders upon New England, that she can
t bear their blows and will take them
, cheerfully, If New York and Virginia
l will, In good temper, aceeptan exchange
r of " commodities."
« THE WATER DEMONSTRATION
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- THE PEOPLE'S PROCESSION.
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1 BONEIREH AND FIREWORKS.
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The advocates of a supply of pure
| water for the city of Norfolk made their
I lii;;lll-liel'oie-electiondeii]onstiatloil last
night, (be clouds were thick mil low,
and exactly light for a candle display.
The weather was mild and of about the
right temperature for a street ex
pression of exultation. Everybody
> was aboard. The side-walks of Main
, street were uncomfortably thronged with
ladies and gentlemen. Indeed all the
f thoroughfares through whichthe bright
• precession moved, were crowded. At
half-past six o'clock, the jubilee began,
j- with the simultaneous ascent of three
- columns of flame at the head of Mar
ket square. The heavens in an instant
'. were in a glare. At seven o'clock, more
• (bun a thousand persons had gathered
about tho Bonfires, The bund of the.With
regimen! of Illinois volunteers now
reached the scene, ami their stirring
music inspirited all. Even Mr. Old
Kogie, whom the transparency people
bail described as a morose party, might
be seen losinile. Certainly, he appeared
to be us cheerful us any man on the
the ground His wife was on his aim,
and their Mean-faced children stood
beside, No happier appearing group
come forth, and no one could tell
from anything' they said or did,
that they were opposed to the
Juniper juice. To tell the truth,
so fresh and beautiful did Mr- Fogies
folks seem, there can be no doubt of their
prior ae.juinlance with the water which
it is proposed to introduce into Norfolk
from Lake llrummond. The ferry-boats
from Portsmouth contributed to swell
J the crowd, and at » o'clock, when the
processionists began to "fall in," there
was a great mass of people extending
from the Atlantic to the National
Hotel. The mounted marshals now
began to stir; their prancing horses and
business movements, indicated that
the hour hail come for the formation of
the illumlnafetl (In*, The Chief Marsh
al, Captain John P. Owens, led the way,
followed by the band playing "The Ju
niper Quickstep." The procession
formed in this order,
I—The Kire Department, under com
mand of Chief Engineer, Captain E. C.
Folger.
2—Aid Fire Company, Captain Ewell,
-to members.
3—United Five Company, Captain
Johnson, 17 members, i
4—Steam Fire Engine, Benjamin F.
Butler, Captain Guinn.
s—Hope Hose Company, Captain
Guinn, 40 members.
6—Hook and Ladder Company, Union
No. 1, Captain Bennett, 20 members.
All the firemen appeared In full uni
form, and each member bore a torch.
" —The Adams Express Company's
huge express wagon, drawn by four
black horses.
The wagon and horses were gorgeous
ly decorated with flags, anil upon one of
the pannelsof the team, was displayed
this advertisement;
•'AC I'l<.\."
•• Km Rent,
"Tim PreachM now mvupied by 0M F.iity *Co.
"Suld tv make room tut Juniper.
"Dri Cistern* Co.,
''Auctloners."
On another pannel of the wagon, the
following hit was displayed —
" Kelly aroiinil llie Swamp Ang-el."
8— The II linn I'M Express wagon,
(four horses,) was also dressed out, with
mottoes ou either side—"The one thing
needful—water, water, water—to make
Norfolk prosper." "Give us water to
morrow ; our cisterns have dried up."
!l—Benson's ice wagons, a* cool us cu
cumbers.
10—Mr. Steven's Furniture wagon,
Crammed with torch bearers ami water
(■lacquers.
11—The Leary steamboat line om
nibus, illuminated, drawn by two hor
ses, and loaded like an omnibus
inside, anil displaying on the top, in
stead of acostly Saratoga trunk, a large
transparency, representing sea and
island steamers, and the mottoes: "Al
ways ready to contribute to public im
provement and the welfare of Norfolk."
"Water converts villages into cities."
"Water our element: we know its
value." Do all you can for water:
steam cannot be generated without it."
12—Lieutenant Daniel Knowles' At
lantic Hotel omnibus, in a holiday dress,
" illuminated, with twenty -font inside,
and room for one more.
13—The Press Cor—a concern ronie
what smaller than the Ballard House
and larger than the Portsmouth ferry
boat—drawn by six bay horses, attract
ed universal attention. It wbb filled
with editors, printers and their devils.
It was illuminated in a "chose" man
ner, and displayed, in mottoes, the
ideas: "The Press: the advocate of
water." "People, to your Post; the
Day Book is written up ; all is right in
the Old Dominion." From this car,
which was under the skilful manage
ment of Sergeant Kelly, was issued a
poem, eutitled "What the Press Says
to the People of Norfolk, October 11th,
1 1805:"
1 IMPROVEMENT.
- Come, bright Improvement' on the car of time,
and rule the spacious world frou clime to clime
Thy handmaid, Alts, shall every wild eiplore,
Trace every wt.v-, and culture ~ try shora
On Erie's banks, where tigers steal along,
, And the dread Indian chants a dismal soug ;
Where human flendson midnight errands walk,
And bathe in blood the murderous tomahawk ;
There shall the flocks on thymy pastures stray
And shepherds dauce at summer's opening day ;
Eiich wandering genius oftbt lonely glen
Shall start tv view the glittering haunts of man.
NORFOLK.
All nature seems at work. Slugs leave their lair.
IL* bees ere stirring ; birds ere ou Hie wing ,
And autumn, slumbering in the open air,
\\ ears on his smiling fare n dream of spring I
And I, the while, the sole iinbusy tliiug,.
Nor honey make, nor pull, nor build, nor elng.
WORK.
What though the Iron school of war ciaee,
' Each milder virtue, and each MOfter grace :
What though the liend's torpedo-touch urn-nt
Kuch gentler, tluer, itupiilee of the breast;
Still shall this uctive principle preside,
And g!vr its water in a gushing tide.
14—Colonel George Sangster's .truck,
bearing two barrels of Juniper water,
in one barrel of which was a pump
which was kept in constant action, al
laying-the thirst of the multitude.
Mottoes: "Juniper free—take a
drink." "Martyne working his pumps."
I.o—Smith G. Tutfle's soda fountain,
in a "one hoise shay," dispensing sto
machics to the masses.
10— Private carriages and teams of all
sorts brought up the rear of the proces
sion.
The transparencies were very numer
ous. We give the mottoes below :
1—" I. H. a.: Sacred to the memory
' of the town pump," "Juniper will be
our greatest blessing." "Water will hia
, crease our resources and population,"
"When you vote for water you vote for
your own interest."
2— "Water will secure us from the
ravages of fire," "Be wise; M us have
water and we will be happy nnd weal
thy." "Water is a sure source of pros
perity," "Vote for the new drink
water,"
B—"First we want clean streets—give
us water." "The fountain of health
pure water." "Enjoy life and drink Ju
niper" "The introduction of water will
encourage manufactures."
•I —"Plenty of water will reduce your
insurance." "Syksy, take the butt."
"Juniper will have the first stream on."
"Mix Juniper with your whiskey to pre
vent chills."
s—Portrait of an ancient landlord,
with a scroll-utterance : "I own houses
and cisterns." Small boy, with thumb
to his nose, ejaculating : "Oh ! you old
fool! " "Do the part whether the poor
have water or no ? " Representation of
two ladies discussing Juniper, and one
is seen to say: "You can bet I'll make
my old man vote for water." "Bully
for you, old woman." "Let every la
boring man vote for water to-morrow."
B—Carricatures, representing a pump
and a barrel, with the words : "Played
out; " a fat man, saying: " I drink Ju
niper water; " lean man : " I drink cis
tern water; " a venerable punip, talking
after this fashion : "I dry up;" and a
washiug-roachine lady, endorsing the
water with the assertion ; "This Juni
per is first-rate for washing;" which
excites au inquisitive urchin, who say»:
"Ma wants to know where you got it."
7—"Hook and Ladder Fire company,
Union No. 1, Norfolk ;" "The more
water the less labor for us;" "Secure
your property, give us water; it wijl
.111.—1.1, 1..M II I— 111.1 l 1.1,
nave hookingby us." "Our attachment
for water: suction only for lager."
H— "We want water works that won't
dry up;" "fathers do you want to leave
your children rich, vote for water;"
"Adam all—pure water ;" "Juniperwill
wash the dust out of the eyes of Nor
folk's old fogies.-"'
9—"Waler-bonds 76 per; cent pre
mium ;'' "Waler.bonds for sale—ask
Murston ;" "Wanted—high water and
low rents."
10—Capitol for the City Water-bonds."
"How long are we to be under the domi
nion of old. fogle do-nothings?" "Without,
water, Norfolk will always lie a village;"
"Norfolk the New York of the South—
if yon will only give her water."
11—Portrait of au anti-water miser,
whocxi hums "I'll lie damned if I'll vote
for wa!er;" "Gold 148, cistern water 8
cents per buckelj" "Give us wafer and
We will be content;" "Do you want
work—vote for water."
12—" Fire is great, but water is its
master;" " Do you want good rent pay
ers—vote for water;" " Hankers, do you
want good stock —vote for water;"
" Water, water, everywhere save Nor
folk."
lit—" Water, machine-shops, mills,
manufactories and labor for the poor:"
" Landlords, do you want your property
to increase in Volume —vote for water;"
"Cleanliness is next to Godliness;"
"people want water-it is the duty of
the Council to provide it." "No water,
no factories."
14—"Water, water, water—our only
cry is water; "Mothers, do you waul
roses in your dear children's cheeks?"
• Make your husbands vole for water and
low rents;" "Hig interest for capitalists,
water lionds ; " "Health, wealth and
happiness—water,"
1.1—"Old cisterns to let—inquire of
the New Water Company: " "Vote
early on the 13th for water ; " "Cisterns
to be played out -vote for old Juniper
on the lL'te of October."
10—"Our ('i.ahk has Pottt d his sheet
for water;" "We want to establish a
paper mill, give us water;" "We will
have this done Brown:" "We advo
cate the people's welfare—Norfolk's suc
cess is our ardent desire."
The procession passed through Main,
1 Feuchiirch, Bermuda, Church, Free
' mason, Granliy, Main, Catherine, Bute, j
" Church, Main streets to Market Square,
' where, at ten o'clock, it dissolved, amid
• a blaze of of fire-works anil the plaudits
' of the multitude. We cannot untler
- take to record every incident of the
' night—to put down all the private man*
! ifestations of jubilation—bat we have
' done enough, we think, to show that
' Norfolk was awake. Chief Marshal
Owens was ably assisted by an efficient
1 corps of mounted aids and assistants,
' namely: Messrs. George K. Goodridge,
' W.T. Walke, John 0. Rogers, B. F.
Ilillups, C. E. Staples, J. I. Leigh, C. B.
Langley, A. B. Cook and C. W. Grandy,
Junior,
Cclegrap|icßebSe
NORFOLK POJf DESPATCHES,
President Jthawa'a A Ivice to the
Colored Troops*
Washington, October 10.—President
Johnson, on addressing returned colored
troops to-day, whom he received at the
Executive mansion made a brief speech,
in which he said liberty did not consist
1 in being idle and worthless, or doing M
' they pleased. There mv.4 be submis
sion to law without regard to color. Li
berty, he said, consisted of the i/loriulls
privilege to work—each pursuing his
J avocation in pence, with industry and
economy, and the right, to enjoy the
productions of our own labor, Virtue
1 and intelligence wcrcstiindurtlsfor all to
observe as their ruling principle. If
the experiment of taking four million
ol* lately freedmeii and incorporating
them into our system did not work har
moniously, then they must separate as a
distinct people. If the laws of Provi
dence requires that they should separate,
Providence would point the way they
were to take to a land of their own in
heritance, if there was one before theni.
' PENNSYLVANIA FLECTION.
r Piin,Ai»i:i.riiiA, October 11. The
election returns, so far, show that the
I .State has been carried by the Republi
t cans. The vote in this city was the
■ largest ever oast, except at the Preel
• dentin] election. Morton McMichael,
the Union candidate for Mayor of Phila
delphia, is elected by over five thousand
i majority. Hartnmft is elected Auditor-
General, and Crawford Surveyor-Gen
eral, both by over beven thousand ma
jority.
OHIO ELECTION.
Ci.\> ixxati, October 11.—Cox, the
Union candidate for Governor, has car
ried the State by twenty thousand ma
jority.
MASSACHUSETTS POLITICS.
Boston, October Hl.—The Republi
can Convention in flic tith Massachu
setts district, to-day nominated Gen. N.
P. Banks far Congress.
JI.J *BH
THE NEWS.
The Nkw Youk Swinhlkh.—The
cases of Edward B. ICetcbuni, late of the
firm of Ketchum, Son & Co., indicted
for forgery, and Henry B. Jenkins, for
merly of'the Phienix National Bank
charged with embezzlement and grand
larceny, were brought up on Monday in
the New York Court of General Ses
sions. Ex-Judge Allen, counsel for
Ketehuin, communicated by letter with
the District Attorney, informing him
that his client had intended from the
first to plead guilty ; but In compliance
with the instructions of his legal advis
ers, he temporarily pleaded not guilty,
in order that certain matters might be
arranged with the creditors of the firm.
The plea of guilty will be interposed
during the present term. The trial of
Jenkins was postponed till November,
in order that the validity of a certain
plea which his counsel ofier to make
i --.
uiiiy be examined. It is rumored that
tlie plea Is insanity ; but tlie particular
genus of mental or moral unsoundness
In' is laboring under wan not mentioned.
A motion will lie made on Friday to dis
charge Charles Brown, now in prison
charged with complicity in the alleged
defalcations of Jenkins. John Earle,
charged with robbery, was sent to the
State prison for three years.
The Boston Pout says General Butler
is a candidate for congress, to All the
vucany mude by the resignation of Mr.
(iooch. The Post adds: "Hewillbeon
tlie slump in a few days, and as lie has
many friends, it is not improbable that
he will l«' returned to congress." Gen
eral Battels: house is in the 7th congres
sional district of Massachusetts. His
barn is in the 6th, aud if he would take
u |i his residence there, he would be eli
gible for Mr. Oooch's seat." General
Bunks is also a candidate for the nomi
nation in this district. He supports the
president in his reconstruction policy.
It is said that Mr. James R. Hood, the
Chattanooga member of the Tennessee
Legislature, is preparing, with five
other members, articles of impeachment
against Governor Brownlow, upon the
Kioiinil that he has illegally appointed
Justices of the Peace and other officers
contrary to tlie laws of the State. The
action of Mr. Hood and his colleagues
will doubtless lead to an interesting and
exciting discussion in the Legislature.
DIED,
In Baltimore, on Sunday, October "th. AMANDA, wife
ot K. I. Shannon, ami daughter ol the late Hiram llutrh
iiihon, fiii-tiii'i'ly of NorfolK.
Arrival! at the Atlantic Hotel, Oct Hth.
'Inliti mutt. Baltimore; John M Cartwright, NorfolK,
Va: Miss A Murdock, Baltimore; Mr. Mrs. Jamersou,
Alexandrlai H G Beach, Syracuse, II V; (IS Stluison,
Philadelphia. Pa; J M Rotiovear, Richmond; John M
Shivers, O A Sledge, E lUwle'e, Isle of Wight, Va; D J
Hill, Richmond: John D Cornell, Nansemond: John T
Auorcws, Nauienimid; W II Ciiphart, N C;Capt John V
Stephens, States Island; W H Wesson, N C; F J llan
nick, Spottsylvania, J 0 Foster, Baltimore; \\ D Allen,
Caroline County, Taj A P Wilson, Va- W Dickens, Va;
W T Plrbam, Vii; W E Tatwr. N White.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE.
PORT OP NORFOLK, OcTOtsall.
ARRIVALS.
Steamer Jainea T. Brady, Landis, Baltimore
Steamer l.i otgeaniia, Piersou, Baltimore.
Steamer Favorite, Rogers, Conyack, N. C.
Bteansr Thomas Collyer, Mitchell, Richmond
Steamer City of Richmond, Stranahan, Richmond.
Schooner Harriott Harker, Midget, tun Held, N. C.
Silmmier Mary E. Moigan, Roveridge, N. V.
Sloop Mare; a Ellen, Ncliern, Edentou.
Lighter Su4hu Gregory, White, Currituck.
DEPARTURES.
Steamer James T. Biacly, Landis, Baltimore.
SteamerOeorgeanna, l'ierson, Baltimore.
Steamer Mageitlit, Biiuliilr, Xl« liinoiid.
Stt'itiiier Cily of Richmond, Powers, Rlchiuuud
tteetatr Favorite, Rogers, CotiyacE, N, C.
Sti-iiiner llatteras, Fairish, New York.
Si homier Hope, Shannon Baltimore.
S< homier W. S. Caper, Croighton, Baltimore.
Schoouer Ocean Wave, Zaluff, N. Y.
AMUSEMENTS.
I/ V L EMM'S tTS~E A T R E
RETURN FOR T~NIGHTS ONLY
' OF TIIF CHARMINQ AND ACCOMPLISHED
WEBB SISTERS,
WHO WILL APPEAR TO-NIGHT
IN THREE PIECES,
SONUS, DANCES, Ac, Ac.
THURSDAY EVENINIt, October 12, 1805,
The EiitertaiDuiont will commence with the Beautiful
Comi'dietta of
THE BONNIE FISHWIFE.
} MttafcouWa,..
Altci which tho Drunia of the
WANDERING BOYS.
!'•'«! Mias Exaa Wtas.
Justin Mist Aba Win.
To en.hide with the Roariug Farce of the
YOUNG ACTRESS.
Iv which MISS.ADA WEBB will sustain
SIX CHARACTERS,
SING NyMEROUS^SONGS,
APPEAR IN 9EVERAL DANCES,
Ac, Ac, Ac.
W" Doors open at a quarter before 7. Performance to
commence at a quarter before 8 o'clock. Urn it
> VALUABLE WHARFPROPERTY
FUR SALE.
Vu oßfjf for mile
THE WATER LOTS
on Smith side Wide Water street, wilh a front on the Hid
ttrttt of (.";07) three hundred and seven leel.
THE TWO WHAItVEH
art known as Taylor's and Wright's, extending to the
Port Warden's lino.
Meat I len. with some repair, could bo made lo
ACCOMMODATE SIX TO EIHHT VESSELS, ALLOW
INO EACH Tl) IHSCIIARUE A L'AKUO AT THE
SAME MOMENT.
An iidtantagii not puasessuil by any other Walei pro
parts in Ike cily.
ALSO,
One lots. Kcorner ol Madison and Wl.loWaler streets,
having Iront mi the former of 171 feet, and on the latter
ill ieet. ■
AND
The adjoining lot, having s front of 43 feet mi Wide
Wnler street, and v depth of ItXI feet.
Plot ol survey aai he Bsen el our office, No. 11 Roanoke
tamers
WAI.KE A CIIAMBERI.AINE.
I.i 112—tf R0.,1 Estate Agents.
jQ H A R R 1~8 '
(j . OENTS rASBIOstABLB
CLOTHING EMPORIUM,
No. 2B MAIN STREET.
I would respectfully infoiw the citizens of Norfolk
uad surrounding country, that I have recently returned
from the North with a large itud admirably selected
Stock, coiiHinting of
OENTLEMKN'S CLOTHING,
II lIMMIINU GOODS,
HATS,
CAPS,
TRAVELLING SHIRTS,
lAS.KWOOD'S GRAYS, aud GOLDSMITH'S
PAPER COLLARS,
Together ,mi I, every article that can he found Iv similar
establishments either In Baltimore at New York at
prices (hut cannot full topleasu.
Thankful for the past litielal patronage bualowed upon
me, hope, by a i mutant attoiltlon to business, nud a de
bite to please, to merit a loutiuiianceot the same
S. HARRIS,
octlS-tr No. MIMS street.
P O S~ A~ I, E~.
a FINE FAMILY TURNOUT, consisting of a Pair of
Dark chestnut Horses, ||U hsuds high, well-matched,
sound and kind ill single and double huruess. Also, one
lnuiilv Plineiou, cost $dOO last spring, and but little used.
Also, one Brewster A Lawrence no top Buggy, cost 1100,
neaii-aly soiled. Also, one light sett Double Harness,
and one Single sett, very fine.
This sto. k is now offered at a great sucriSce, as the
as ncr has no use for It: can be seen foi a few days at
UUYCK a VIIAZKV'S
Metropolitan Stables,
Wide Water Street, neat Church,
otllJ— 81 Norfolk, Va.
fioH THE™ ROANOKE.
Tlie Seeumer CURRITUCK, Capt. Babb Taylor, will
receive what freight may offer for Hamilton and all
intermediate landings, at ftunuokc dock, and sail SATUR
DAY morning. Shippers will pre-pay freight.
,K.tlil—2t JAMKS GORDON A CO.
"MONTGOMERY & WILSON—
ANNOUNCE
TO THt
PUBLIC IN GENERAL,
THAT
IN ADDITION TO THEIR
LARGE STOCK OF PRODUCE
IN STORE,
THEY HAVE ARRIVALS WEEKLY
a UP tbi
BE9T AND. CHOICEST
F R IT I T S ,
SELECTED EXPRESSLY
I'ROll TUE
NEW YORK MARKETS,
AND
WOULD SOLICIT
A CALL,
BEING
THE BEST
AND CH EAPEST IN
NORFOLK,
octll—tf Al No, " KQANOSE syIiARS. i
t c.
POLITICAL NOTICES.
IVBGU LAB NOMINEES OP THE
CONSERVATIVE UNION PABTV.
For Congress,
J.. H. (HANDLER.
Kunae "I Delegate*,
LOGAN HITKST, of Norfolk couuty,
HENRY HUDTWALCKER,
of Portsmontk.
NO CONFISCATION.
OPPOSED TO NEOKO SLFFRAUE.
RESTITUTION OF PROPERTY.
RESTORATION OF POLITICAL RIGHTS.
PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S COURSE ENDORSED
Election, Thursday, October 12th. octlO—3t
THE UNION, CONSTITUTION
I AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAWS.—TO THE ,
VOTERS OF THE CITY OF PORTSMOUTH —I an I
nounce myself as candidate for a member lor the House |
of Delegates, by request of many friends. If elected. I .
idcdifo myself to work for the benefit of my constituents |
octe-et' W. 11. NORRIS.
ripO THE VOTERS OF THE
1 BF.COND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF VIR
ifIN'IA.—I respectfully offer myself as a Candidate to
represent you in tho next Congress of the United States,
and hope to be able, before the election, to address yon In
your respective Counties. L. H. CHANDLER.
Norfolk, September B i l»'__ aepfl~~tf
IJo¥tSMOIJTH, Va., Oct. 11,1885.—
To the Citizens of Portsmouth and Norfolk Co.
1 noticed an article in one of the daily newspapers, stal
ing that I had withdrawn as a candidate for the House
of Delegates, I will take this opportunity to Inform my
IVleuds that such an announcement was without ny
knowledge or consent,
„ctl2~lt H. HUDTWALCKER.
PRESERVE YOUR SIGHT.
BY THE USE OF
PERISCOPIC BRAZILIAN
PEBBLE SPECTACLES.
IMPROVE YOUR HEARING.
CHARLES LEMBKE 4 CO.,
OCULIST-OPTICIAN AND AURIST
MAfiUFACToJiER OJ
SPECTACLES FOR THE NEW YORK OPHTHALMIC
HOSPITAL,
NO. 1 VESEY STREET, ASTOR HOUSE, N. a*.,
CAN BE CONSULTED
I AT
FREEMEN'S JEWELRY STORE,
IS MAINE STREET, NORFOLK,
FOR A FEW DAYS ONLY.
THESE Bi»ftctackP. MRmifnrliire.l urn I *<..,]... .1 by M,
ran only I" obtained from those whti urn Hpt'cUlly
liceine*. l.y UN to sell and apply them.
The advantaged til' tho SpecUi'lei we manufacture over
all othei'H, are m follow*, viz:
i lit. They have the only perfect Lenaei known, with
an equal for tie over the whole mirface of the fJMtg and
conform perfectly to the natural count ruction of the oy<*.
'2. They are entirely I* * from prUmatic light; art) a
|H«rfect transparent me-Hiim, aud can bo used for any
length of time without Injury to the sight, require it.>
changlng after they have once heen properly adjusted.
.1. The OlasHesaiethe clearest ever introduced,affording
the greatest ease tn the eye of the wearer, either in ordi
• nary, candle or other artificial light—a. desideratum long
desired.
4. , afflicted by pain in the eyes, or discomfort
■ lron» reflect inn of blight objects, will find by the use
of our Improved Glasses, which so often the rays of light
In their transmissiou to the retina, that they not only
; produce an agreeable sensation, but wilt eventually pro
• duce a permanent cure.
G. Those suffering from dull feelings above the eye,
l>uin in the eyo-ball, appearances of small ihtrk spots
apparently floating In the atmosphere, will find, by using
these Hpectarlea, that pain will cease, tho ex* ited nerves
> will be M.tothcd, and unimpaired vision be restored at
t once.
We hlhu have the Double VUJnn Hpectat les, which en
able the weuier to see far and near with one pair of
I Hpectaclen, Hiiltatde for public speakers, lawyers or any
liusii.eeN men.
t
I
ARTIFICIAL MOVABLE EYES.
We are prepared to Insert Movable ArttflcUl Kyee with
out piiln i a perfect fit, and no discomfort from tbuli use
is guaranteed.
HEARING INSTRUMENTS.
We have received from the American luslituta Fair, of
New York, for the year ISM, tho First Preminin for our
, luslliiiuenls, « hidi ran ho applied and adjusted to suit
tlie various Mattel ol hearing.
Yl '■ i efer, j to the superiority of the articles we manu
facture, to the following well known surgeons anil physi
cians:
Mm. ii. P. Htevenson, M. D-, Chief Surgeon N. V. Oph
thalmic Hospital.
.1. P. Garrish, M. I), Attoniiing Surgeon N. Y. Oph
thalmic Hospital.
Win. Frederick, M. D, Attending Snrgern IT. T. Oph
thalmic Hospital.
K. 11. Nixou, M. li. Editor of tlie Scalpel, and Surgeon
to the Fifth Avenue Surgical Hospital.
.1. Newton Walker, M H Philadelphia
Dr. S. N. Marsh, New York.
Wm. R. Hi.i,4nil M. D., Surgeon, New York.
F A. Ca.lwcll, M. D., Oculist. New York.
J. 0. Siuiih. M n 81 Clinton Place, New York.
Prof. Jos. Klnpp, Lecturer on Obstetrics, Philadelphia.
octll—tf
TT AR NDEN X X P R E SS .
OFFICE, NO, B ROANOKE SQUARE.
SAFE, RELIABLE,
COURTEOUS, PROMPT.
Owing to the facilities afared v ■ by tho
NEW LINE OF STEAMERS,
and our connection with til the
RELIABLE EXPRESS COMPANIES
IN THE UNITED STATES,
EAST, WEST, NORTH and SOUTH,
We are prepared to forward
FREIGHT, MONEY, and VALUABLE PACKAOES, Ac,
at lower rates than ever offer ail the puhllc before.
NOTES, DRAFTS and BILLS for COLLECTION made
on all acceptable POINS, and RETURNS PROMPTLY
DELIVERED.
SHIPPERS In NORFOLK and PORTSMOUTH will
find It to their advantage to give us t call before en
gaging their freight by any other Express.
Freight delivered in Portsmouth without extra charge.
For fnrther particulars apply al the Office, No. 6 X., in I j
square.
Express closes for the North Ml P. M.
" " South 6.30 «
octll—tf F. H. HILL, Agent,
WAL kTn O CANE S A N~D
UMBRELLAS
It great variety, for tale by
,K. M PBNN * CO.,
JyU-tf M Main Street. J

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