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THURSDAY. JANUARY" 5, 1S9S.
A BIG CAT IN THE TREATY MEAL
As we have discovered to our sor?
row, even what our supreme constitu?
tion says most distinctly amounts to
nothing-, If Judlclnl construction, or in?
terpretation, chooses to nullify it, or
make it Blgnlfy more, less, or different
from what It says, so that, while theo?
retically, or nominally, the Federal con?
stitution nnd laws enacted by Congress
In pursuance thereof, and our ratified
treaties with other nations, are the
supreme law of the land, the fact is
that these are all subordinate to judi?
cial opinion and decision. Therefore,
the publication of the Treaty of Peace,
Just concluded with Spain, at Tails,
gives us very little real information
until we know what It all legally means
by supreme construction.
Besides this very vnriable qualifica?
tion or factor of construction t?at en?
ters into all public provisions, those
provisions are often governed by facts
or other Information, concealed from
the public, or unknown to it, which
amount to secret articles, if these pro?
visions occur In a treaty. For instance,
nobody, save those In the secret of the
trick, knew that the omission of the
Standard silver dollar from the amended
Mint regulations, by the bill of 1S73,
would have such tremendous results,
especially as this omission was cov?
ered by the Insertion of tho "trade sil?
ver dollar." Yet that apparently trif
fllng omission abolished the free nnd
unlimited coinage of sliver (for It was
attached to the standard sliver dollar,
as very few understood), demonetized
sliver metal or bullion, made gold the
practical basis of our money and cur?
rency, and brought nil the woes on the
people caused by the resulting contrac?
tion of the currency and the gold
There are certain provisions of the
Paris treaty, therefore, that are attract?
ing much scrutiny and no little sus?
picion, especially aa it is understood
that this administration is in favor of
giving them a construction of the most
liberal sort, ?o as to include or cover
a great deal of liability now unknown
to the people, or cunningly concealed
from them. But will tho Senate ratify
a treaty concealing vast consequences,
or so shaped as to be construable to
embrace unknown liabilities. The pro
Visions nre as follows:
Article I recites that In assuming
military occupation of Cuba, "the
United States while the occupation con?
tinues, shall take upon themselves and
fulfill the obligations, which by the
fact *?f occupation, International law
Imposes on them for the protection of
life and property."
Article VI1 provides that Spain and
the United Stn'__s shall mutually re?
nounce all claim to national or pri?
vate Indemnity of whatever kind of one
government against the other govern?
ment. ? ? ? "The United States shall
Judge and settle the claims of its cltl
(tens against Spain which are renounced
In this article "
Article XVI recites that "whatever
obligations nre accepted under this
treaty by the United States with re?
spect to Cuba are limited to the period
of their occupation ?>f the island, but
at the end or such occupation they will
advise the government that may he
established in the Island that It should
accept the same obligations."
An article in the Washington Star,
believed to have received Its inspira?
tion at the White House, says:
"Immediately upon the ratification of
the peace treaty by the Senate the
President will recommend to Congress
the ennctment of legislation looking to
the settlement of the claims of Ameri?
can citizens for damages sustained in
Cuba, Porto Rico and other Spanish
Possessions which formed the seat of
war. These claims to the amount of
?26,000.000 on this score have already
been lodged with the State Depart?
The article also suggests that the
President will ask, suggest, or expect,
to be authorized to appoint "a com?
mission" to examine, adjust and dis?
pose of these claims, which It says
are yet represented In "large amounts,"
"Now, however, by nn article in the
treaty of Paris the United States has
assumed liability for all claims pre?
ferred by its citizens on account of
depredations, or in fact, on any proper
The Star offsets this by a vague al?
lusion to the claims of Spanish citizens
against the United States (never before
heard of) which Spain "assumes" to
pay. Tes; assumes! The article con?
cludes that Congress will, of course,
provide by law for the payment of
these claims of our citizens against
Spain and authorise a McKinley-'
Hanna-Day commission, and says of
"The latter cannot withhold Its sanc?
tion of some such arrangement after
the ratification of the treaty, because
the convention itself binds the govern?
ment to the obligation."
It is evident that in these treaty pro?
visions, n? interpreted by the inspired
Star, we have a meal-tub slightly con?
cealing a cat of huge dimensions and
voracity. According to the Star's seml
oiriclal construction of the treaty, "the
United States has assumed liability for
ALL. CLAIMS prepared by the citizens
oil account of deprecation, or, in fart,
ON ANY PROPER SCORE."
Rut Article XVI. shows that wo not
only assume all claims: of our own citi?
zens against Spain, but all claims of
anybody against Cuba, "on any proper
score," as interpreted by tills adminis?
tration; with only this limitation:
"Whatever obligations are accepted
under this treaty by the United States
with respect to Cuba are limited to
the period of their occupation of the
Island, BUT at the end of such occupa?
tion they will ADVISE the government
that may be established in the island
that it SHOULD ACCEPT the same
That is, as a condition precedent to
concluding such occupation, the Uni?
ted States will Instruct any government
it allows In Cuba, that it MUST ac?
cept such obligations as it chooses to
Impose! Here are grand advantages
for somebody, but hardly for the Uni?
ted Staitcs and Cuba. Every possible
claim (Including the "blood-money"
Spanish bonds, falsely called Cuban
bonds) will now become a claim of
American citizens against Spain, which
the United States Is expected to pay.
What limitation is there to claims "on
any proper score"? None at all; for, if
they demand money, that is surely the
most sacred of scores,?none higher.
If the cflalms of our citizens against
Spain, assumed by the United States,
had been limited to the JliO.OOO.OOO prom?
ised to Spain on Philippine account,
and to be paid out of that money. It
might. Indeed, be a. Job put up on Spain,
but limited, while as it is, we have an
unlimited job put up on ourselves, to
make our rich richer and our poor poor?
er by an easy process for the former.who
always know how to claim everything
in eight, whilo all the poor can hope
is to escape some exaction now and
then. Another war, with Spain, or all
Europe, would be a cheap escape from
the "obligations" this Day treaty fas?
tens upon us, if ratified as it is, to be
interpreted by tills Hanna trust and its
And there is no use to tell any In?
telligent person, with any hope of be?
lief, that that claims-provisions were
deliberately designed to bear the wild?
est and loosest possible construction
and to cover every sort of rascally
claim Hint can be devised, or that per?
jury and forgery can make a show for;
and it is still less Incredible that any
and every possible claim will not be
presented, even if it has no show, nor a
leg to stand on. save through the guilt
Of every infamy. And $26,000,000 now
on file in the State Department la a
mere priming to what Is coining, and
with a Hanna-McKinley commission to
pasta on them, there will be no end to
these claims. The claimants, attorneys
and lobbyists (for the commission can?
not escape the lobby, even If It be not
constituted of lobbyists), probably in?
cluding the commissioners, or some of
them, and their kin and friends, will
form a trust, insatiable. Indomitable.
But unless the people are aroused to
these things, and swear by the Eternal
that they shall end, why. argue? Tho
very reasons we submit against the
treaty may cause its ratification; tor
Senators may have claims, or kin, or
friends, or clients, or .servants, or
somebody who has a claim against
Spain, which not worth a cent In the
dollar here, is worth 100 cents in the
dollar against tho United States,
whether good or bud.
"NE W LAMPS lrOR OLD."
A man In good health physically (his
mental condition is another question)
was tlie victim of a plot: he was first
told that be looked badly; then one
said he must be sick, another that he
should go to bed, another that lu?
sh.mid certainly have a doctor: und so
on, until the man wont to bed ami
died and was burled.
There are some men built that way,
and some of them cait themselves
Democrats. The Republicans tell them
that Bryan is played out and that sil?
ver is an archeologieal relic, of ancient
times. Another Republican says it's
high time for the Democrats to nomi?
nate a Southern man. an unrepentant
rebel; another suggests that the luna?
tic asylums and penitentiaries and
other Institutions of the country arc
full of available candidates, and that
Messrs. Hanna & Co., or any billy by
numlte. can furnish a more accepta?
ble platform than the Chicago one of
IS96; and then another says, why not
drop all this foolishness, of preaching
Democracy, anyhow? Join the Imperial
procession, and partake of the Hanna
Morton feast; drop Bryan and come in?
to line for McKinley in 1900; or have
no candidate and no platform, and
have a real old fashioned Kilkenny,
Democratic cat-fight among yourselves.
It would be so lovely!
And fool Democrats listen and heed!
we have the proof on 'em!
Some have even printed their public
confessions to let the Republicans have
full assurance that the Democracy
can beat 'em on Idiots, If not on
knaves. But the spirit of 1S96 is yet
alive. The 6.50O.0OO Democrats who pro?
mulgated that noble creed and put
Bryan at the front as Its great repre?
sentatives, have lost neither their
pluck nor their senses. They know what
defeated the Democratic party; they
know that it was not Bryan, nor Mc?
Kinley, but Hanna. with his corrupt
means and fradulent methods: and
they know full well that If free sil?
ver repelled a few, who were already
thralls of gold, it attracted a multitude
of the honest people who knew that
silver was their money, and that gold
and its counterfeits were for sharpers
of all degrees. These 6,500,000 patriotic
citizens know as well as Hanna does
that either their votes were fraudu?
lently diminished in 1S96, or that the
Republican votes were fraudulently in?
creased, to keep the politico-financial,
banco-bunco Trust in power.
Above all, they understand the anx?
iety of the Trust and it3 emissaries to
get rid of Bryan and silver in 1900, and
how largely the Trust is counting on
Democratic folly to accommodate them.
The more loudly and insistently the
Republican leaders and organs advise
us and beg us to abandon Bryan and
silver, the more firmly and faithfully
do the Democratic millions cling to
them as compellers of victory.
AS WE ARE IS VICTORY.
It is well understood that this ad?
ministration, the leading Republicans
and the more cunning of the leading
Republican organs are in full accord
that there should be no further legis?
lation along the lino of demonetization,
currency-contraction and bank-expan?
sion until after the next Presidential
election. If then. Colncidently, it is re?
marked, the same authorities are in
full accord that the Democratic party
should retire William J. Bryan ae a
Presidential candidate, and drop the
restoration of silver coinage as an Is?
sue. In fact, it is curiously noted that
this consensus of Republican opinion
as to what the Republican party should
not do and as to what the Democratic
p.irty should do signifies the paramount
importance the financial issue holds in
the Republican view, and how pregnant
it is of danger to the powers tnat be.
Consequently, all intelligent Republi?
cans and their allies, who comprehend
the political situation, wish to suspend
and postpone the monetary, currency
and banking Issues to a more conve- ;
nient season?not for the good of the!
Democratic party (bet your life!), nor
for the good of the country and people, j
NoJ But wholly and solely for the
benefit of this Hanna-Republican ad?
ministration and the interests that sub.
sfdize it and the Hanna-Republican
party. Could anything lie more ob?
vious, significant and palpable to sense?
And yet we have some wiseacres, call?
ing themselves Democrats, concurring
In this Republican scheme, and shout?
ing for a new Democratic candidate,
and a new Democratic platform! Are
these shouters knaves and traitors, or
The enemy is retreating, In alarm anil
confusion, In full sight, and it is pro?
posed that we, too, shall fall back!
Our fleneral's plan of battle is crush
Ing the foe, and the confidence of our
rank and file in him, and the enthusi?
asm with which recruits are flocking to
his silver standard, make him invinci?
ble in 1900; and. therefore, to oblige tho
enemy we shall dismiss our gallant
and able leader, discourage and de?
moralize our forces, stop reinforce?
ments, lower the attractive and saving
silver standard, and put up a new lead?
er who i-annot lead, and a new platform
that 0..'.00,000 do not know, do not want,
and will turn their backs on! We
have found the enemy's weak point,
and, at his suggestion, we must turn j
our attack to some stronger point, or
where lie is impregnable!
Even a corporal of the guard should
be soldier enough to know that we
should press our opponents precisely
When and where they are weakest and
least prepared for attacks and assaults,
and that the General, tin; plan and the
weapon they most fear are those wo
should most cling to. follow and use.
Perhaps, too. If we have no men among
us seeking to attain a position where
?they can make terms witli the real en?
emy of American liberty and the In
lerests of all the people, or where they
can enter upon a competition with
Hanna for the favor of the money-oli?
garchy he serves so unscrupulously,?
If we have none of these, then it may
be that we have gentlemen who see
the advantages of the position Bryan
has captured, and the capabilities of
the situation he has created or devel?
oped, and .are eager to take the place
he has made eo full of hope and prom?
In either case, the people, the coun?
try and the Democratic, party desire
Bryan above all other men, he deserves
the position above nil other men. and
the enemies of the people, the country
and the Democratic party desire him
displaced because they dread him
above all other men. We cannot,
at any rate, afford to play Into the
hands of our antagonists; and it Is
sheer insolence?brazen cheek?in the
Indianapolis blllybynumltes, who de?
served us In 1S96, fought for Hanna
McKlnley against Bryan and now avow
they much preferred the former to the
latter, to come now and ask us to dis?
card Bryan and silver for their sake!
Their sake! seli ourselves, our party,
the country and the people for the
sake of a set of men who deserted us
In face of the enemy.
How cheering is the outlook to every
faithful Democrat, when, even after
an administration and party-monopo?
lized war, the enemy lost so largely In
tho House of Representatives as the re?
sult of the recent elections; when on
the monetary, currency and banking
Issues the enemy cries "Halt!" and
seeks a truce; when it is so manifest,
even in the midst of their schemes of
expansion, colonizing, imperialism and
militarism, their chief energies are di?
rected to plots and intrigues to get
Bryan and silver out of their way in
1900; and when, in addition to Bryan,
the issues and votes of 1S9G, we havo
so many more telling issues and votee
for the contest of 11?00!
All Is well. Stand firm. Our only
danger is that the enemy, with aid of
treachery, may work dissension, disor?
ganization, derangement and demone?
tization among us. Stand fast!
If. as General Merritt snys, this coun?
try has outgrown the constitution, isn't
it a case of sotting too big for its
Wo exclude Coo-lies, Chinese and
other Asiatics; but wo "forcibly ac?
quire" the worst species of Asiatics, the
.Malays, by the million and millions
The Washington Post's artist says of
free silver. "It aiu't no lie!" No; but
a great many lies are told of it, "HIc
.Tacet" being the principal one of them.
This expansion into Asia, to acquire
the Philippines. Is levanting: a criminal
departure, as it is also "criminal ag?
gression, " to quote McKlnley's own
No doubt THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT'S
insistence on certain truths is regarded
by pome as "damnable Iteration;" but
as a continual dripping wears away
stone, we shall keep on iterating and
We hear good reports from all the
speculators In labor and production;
but labor and production, including
materials and necessaries, have yet no j
jubilant shouters. They do not seem
to be in it.
Cheap paper would be a great benefit
to the free people and the free press;
but the paper trust Is far ahead of
them In this representative govern?
ment, under this Hanna-Ropublican
dispensation and McKinley maladminis?
Fayne Moore's Atlanta friends may
easily feign more love for her than
they would fain transmute into cash;
nnd the fellow she "badgered" swears
she did feign more affection for him
than he received In return for his
Watterson wants the Democracy to '?
put up a ticket for 1900, without n
platform: standing on the air, or Lou
Isvtlel Courier-Journal wind. Poor old
fellow: anything to be quoted and talk?
ed about by the en_tny. But Kentucky
Burbon does not inspire hisrh principles.
Editors and others have learned long
ago, to throw anonymous letters, com?
munications, &c, in the waste-basket
or the lire: and all will he wise_to
make a similar disposition of presents
of any kind from anonymous senders
by ma'.1 or otherwise unless the pres?
ents justify themselves beyond doubt.
Cuba is now In full occupation by the
United States nnd our dag floats domi?
nant over the island. It Is the ensign
nnd symbol of liberty. Independence,
free-government nnd self-government.
Let it not be smirched there by any
shameful conduct on part of our gov?
ernment, army or people.
The masses are the most; but they
don't count In reckoning prosperity;
nnd why should they? They are but a
part of the raw materials of which
prosperity is made. The lower they
fall. Iho greater prosperity. If we could
get 'em to live on deodorized, disin?
fected and embalmed food nnd one cent
a day, we could undersell the world!
j What we chiefly need now, according
lo the doctrines of the Richmond Times
(although it has modestly refrained
from mentioning it), Is a newspaper
trust, the Times model ami manager,
with no competition, no difference and
no discussion, nnd all of the opinion
of the Times, on all subjects. What
harmony! what bliss! what prosperity!
what mohomanlacnl monopoly ami
Tho trick is well-known among the
criminal class to distract your atten?
tion by a row on tho streets, while
they pick your pocket, loot your till,
or rob your house. So. no matter how
Interesting ihe Philippine affair may
be. the character of tho crowd admon?
ishes us to keep our hands In ou:
pockets* cur till well locked, and a
watchful eye on the interior of our na?
Tho American law is that a mem?
ber of no legislativ: body is to be call?
ed In question elesewherS for Wor<_
spoken la debate; but far off Italy
sends a fleet to the State oi Colombia
to enforce an Indtranlty-uwurd made
by President Cleveland, with Lnstruc
tlono also to demand satisfaction for
offensive words spoken of Italy in the
Columbian Congress. Tho spirit of the
Monroe doctrino ehoula rise in opposi?
tion to such a demand. It is an at?
tempt by a European power to sup?
press free speech In America.
The general welfare is what the con?
stitution, demands?the prosperity of
the people and not the enrichment of
speculators, gamblers and extortion?
ists?all enemies of-common interests.
It Is utterly impossible for this consti
tutl'cnr.l prosperity to exist.
"When vice prevails and evil men
Wo repeat what we have said be?
fore, and what is obvious, that tmder
such sway only the prosperity of the
wicked Is possible; and Holy Writ de?
clares that "the prosperity of the wick?
ed shall be their destruction."
There 13 much current vcomrlalnt ot
concealed weapons; the pistol, the
Bowie-knife and the razor; and also of
violent outrages, or rape and lynch
lngs therefor, bloody street affrays,
&c, yet, at this very moment, our su?
preme government Is seeking to. "ac?
quire" the Malay Kreese (a crooked
and poisoned dagger), and the playful
Malay habit of running amuck!? this
Asiatic diversion being begun by lin?
ing up with fiery liquids, and then
rushing through '.lie community,
Kreese in hand, stabbing everyone who
can be readied?far woreo than th'j
most rabid of mad-dogs. Such are some
of the olessings for wbloh a grateful
people are called on to re-elect Mc?
Kinley next year!
Even Trinoulo had his partisans as
long as hi? bottle held nut.
As the Tweed Ring ravaged New
York, so may the Hanna gang be rav?
aging our national Treasury, as it Is
certainly ravaging the country and the
people. Wo must turn the rascals out,
so as to have a thorough and honest
inspection and investigation. We cer?
tainly cannot reiy on accounts of the
Treasury, or of any other department,
made out by, or under control of, the
same fellows who made the count mid
returns of the Presidential election or
1896?when a miraculous creation >>r
men and voters occurred In Ohio nnd
other States to give McKinley the vic?
We must see the books &c, before
they are burned, or otherwise destroy?
ed or lost. We must examine every
account and voucher, c-.iunt every dol?
lar, in cash, bonds or notes, and verify
every figure and statement. Another
party Is indispensable to do this work
properly, and reveal the truth, the
whole truth, and nothing hut the
truth. The rogues are not going to
tell on themselves; but we all know
that honesty Is no part of their policy
or practice, and we may well infer that
such a gang; no long In power, Is as
corrupt in administration as it is In
legislation; party methods, proclaimed
policies and base performances.
oi*i!?ii?MN er tmi; i'ncsH.
THE PRESIDENT'S SPEECH.
New York World.
The speeches made by the President
during his recent visit to the South de?
serves a closer and more Judicial anal?
ysis than appears to have been possible
while the "triumphal tour" was In pro- I
gress. Hospitality and sentimentality, 1
While beautiful in their place, do not
afford the best atmosphere for a true
estimate of a President's public utter?
Mr. McKlnicy's first notable deliver?
ance was the suggestion made at At?
"The time has now come in the ev?
olution of sentiment and feeling, under
the providence! of God, when, in the
spirit of fraternity, we should share
with you in the care of the graves of
the Confederate soldiers."
Conceding the generous and even the
gush i r, y nature tt ( -thin t'llgfto;. i ion,?U~*
qucstion remains: Was it sincere?
Does it not imply either that the South?
ern people have been remiss in earing
for the graves of their soldiers or that
they are unequal to the task?
Is; the President ready to put any ot
these recommendations into his mos
sage to Congress? Suppose that Pres?
ident Cleveland had made such a pro?
position as Mr. McKinley did, or had
consented, as Mr, McKinley did latoi
in his tour, to wear* a Confederate
badge? Has the country forgotten th?
howl that was raised when Mr. Cleve?
land proposed simply the return of the
battleflags captured from our Southern
In his message to Congress President
McKinley Withheld all expression of
opinion or formulation of policy as to
wh.it thl.s country should do with the
islands ceded to Spain. In his speeches
at the South he assumed that "ex?
pansion has expanded" without either
tiie sanction of the senate or tho ac?
tion of the popular branch of Congress;
"That ilag has been placed in two hem?
ispheres," lie exclaimed, "and there It
remains! Who will haul it down?"
As tho "World showed on Sunday,
"that Hag" ha.s been "hauled down" on
at least sever, other occasions In our
history when It was improperly or
temporarily raised by our soldiers. Just
.ifl it was lowered the ouier day' In
Cuba by General Lee's order because
raised prematurely. Senator Pryo, oha
of tho peace commissioners, admits In
an Interview- that the treaty In no way
affects the future disposition of the
territory acquired by the United State?.
"The whole matter," he says. "Is left
In the hands of Congress, which can
make any disposition of the Islands
It sees fit."
But putting these precedents aside,
'what was tho re in the President's ques?
tion, except an appeal to the heedless
hurrahs ??!" n crowd?
Did lie attempt any Justification of a
policy of imperialism? Did he explain
the necessity or Justify the wisdom of
? he proposed wide departure from nil
the principles and precedents of the
T& say that we have no home
problems demanding attention is not
mere easy-going optimism: it is the
view Of unready, Shifty, shirking de
What was the last National election
all about? Has pur currency been re?
formed? Have we ho light-weight dol?
lars? In our tax system Just? Is there
nothing to do about the proposed In?
crease of $200,000,000 a year In the Na?
tion's .expenditures? Have the trusts
surrendered or been suppressed? Is
there no corruption In elections? Is
legislation no longer bought? Are rich
franchises no longer grabbed? Have
our bosses been put dowp? Is our ci?
vil service secure from the spoilsmen?
Is .the government of our great cities
admirable? Have we no race problem
at the South, where colored supremacy
is prevented by the disfranchl6ement
and intimidation or killing of equal
What must be thought by honest
men, having the fearlessness of their
knowledge, of a president who tells his
countrymen that they have no home
problems that need concern them, but
that they arc- free^to undertake tho
conquest, the civilization and the gov?
ernment of 8,000,000 barbarians 10,000
HONEST BUSINGS MEN.
ICcnnebeo (Mo.) Journal.
j A Hint of New York cotton brokers
who failed In 1888 and settled with their
creditors at fifty cents on the dollar
have just sont checks for the balance
of their Indebtedness, thus paying up
in full. Here is an instance* of strict
business*Integrity in meeting obliga?
tions, which, according to commercial
usage, had already been settled, and
the event also proves that the condi?
tions of trade are favorable. Business
men must have a good deal of confi?
dence in the future, as well as a high,
standard of integrity, when they go
back to 1.SS8. and nay up debts which
had been written off the books.
Norfolk, Va., January 4, 1599.
On account of Sunday and New Year
SATURDAY, JANUARY 71
will be the last day for dis?
DECEmBER GjlS BILLS.
COR EE ROASTERS.
59 BREWER STREET,
COFFEE, ROASTED HOURLY
Our iloors are. now open to the publla
with one of tho (tnest stocks of Coffee,
Teas. Spices, etc. ever brought to this
city, which we will offer to the public at
both Wholesale and Itetall. Wo grind
your coffee while you wait. Tickets
glvi n to nil pur. hasers of our Coffee, Tea
nnd Spici s, which will bo redeemed In
merchandise or cash.
Mr, IS. S. Taylor formerly manager of
the King's Ooffce Co. annex, has been en
gnged by us and will be glad to Geo all
his old friends.
Thanking my friends and the public
iicrally for their liberal patronagu in
tho past and hoping a continuance of
f imi In the future, we are very respect?
King's Goffee eu_TeastQre
Opposite City Harket.
BOTH PHONES 771. jaf-5t
Notice ol Removal.
Norfolk. Va,, January 2d, 1S39.
The office of Receiver of Burruss, Hon
,v Co. has this day been removed from
No. 11 Atlantic street to r:om No. 221
CITIZENS' RANK BUILDING.
THEODORE S. GAKNETT.
Ree Iver of Burruss, Son & Co.
Ja3-1 w_- .
CASTNER. CURRAN & BULLITT,
Sole.Agents for J'ocahontas Coal,
have removi 1 their offices from the. l'ro
gress building. Water street, to fourth
floor of tho ' 1TIZENS' BANK BUILD
ING, -Main str< et. ?
WILLIAM LAMB, Agent.
Norfolk, Va., Janunry 2d, 1S99.
OSE NO OTHER!
DEAL'S CLIMAX PATENT FLOUR
makes the best bread. Try It once, you
will use it always.
PINE ELGIN B UTTER 20 and 25c.
We still have Raisins, Nuts, Currants,
&c. at low prices.
G.W. Deal & Co.,
ffi NEW MARKET PLACE.
BOTH PHONES?W. v.
We announce a sale of really
fine tilings in Applique ana
Point D'Espiit, for Saturday,
sale beginning at 10 o'clock.
Some Pillow Shams are
clipped from 6.00to4.48, from
4.98 to 2.93, from 3.00 to 1.93.
Scarfs, TaLile Covers, and
Ahls feel the knife, as well.
1.20 and loO the piece of
Joseph Brown, 220 Main St.