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Washington. D. C, Jan. 10, 1S99.
Forecast for Wednesday:
For Virginia?Light snow; light to
fresh north to northeast winds
For North Carolina?Rain; fresh
Maximum temperature . 43 i
Minimum temperature . 34
Normal temperature . 37
Departure from normal .plus 1
Departure from normal since Jan?
uary 1st .Plus Bj
Rainfall in part 24 hours. 0
Rainfall since 1st of month.31
Mean humidity . 78 j
J. J. GRAT. Observer.
Rain; nearly stationary temperature;
brisk east to northeast winds.
Sun rises at 7:1s a. m. and sets at
5:09 p. m.
Norfolk?High water. 8:25 a. m. and
8:50 p. m. Low water, 1:59 a. m. and
2:49 p. m._
BURG ES?.-* t the, "residence. N>. ICS
Brewer street, Tuesday, January lft<h.
1899. at 3:45 o'clock a. m.. DIANA E..
widow of tho lato w. U. Burgess, aged
The funeral will take place from abave
residence to-morrow (Thursday) AF?
TERNOON at 3 o'clock. Friends of the
family arej Invited to attend.
CROW DER.?A t his residence, No. lie
Bond street, BramWcton, Tuesday, Janu?
ary 10th, at 2:30 a. m., JAMES E. CROW
1>br, aged 0?; year?.
The funeral Will take rlaco from the
residence this (Wednesday) AFTER?
NOON, January 11th, at 3:30 o'clock.
Friends of tho family respectfully invited
(Petersburg Index-Appeal please copy.)
Monuments and Gravestone;.
The selection of a suitable
memorial In marble or Kian
ilo can be readily made from
our stock, for w? carry tho
largest assortment of firi'sh
id designs in the South.
THE COUPER MARBLE WORKS
<Fal?bll?he<l no Volar?.)
inil-IA? Ran ? II. knrlnlb. V?.
(1 OM'MDIA CONi'LAVE NO. 7. II. or
j S. W.. U - Mrothnrsj?Yon ire herc;
bv requested <o assemble! at your lodae
rnom. lnaram's Hall. THIS (Wedneadav)
AFTERNOON at 2 o'clock sharp, for tho
purpese of paying the last sad tribute of
respect to our deceased brother, Past
.M-chnn J. E. CROWD ER.
Memheis of sister conclaves are. fra?
ternally requester! to unR~ with us.
Bv order of th? M. E. Arcbon.
II? JOHN HALE, Rec-rding Scribe.
?yraN TVVCK'i ac*. ihchy of Mimic
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. JANUARY
12 AND 13.
THE GREAT LAUGH PRO VOICING
" SIDE TR AC I ED "
Illustrating the cenilc s.d. ,if en the
l'rlces 25c., 50c , 75e. and ?1.00. jal?-3t
Norfolk, Va., January 1st, 1S99.
The business of JAMES POWER &
CO. Is discontinue! lroin this dale, and
Mr. KJ T. CA SHIN, who has been con?
ducting the same. I.-? authorized to settle
the affair" of the late business, Mr. ''ash
In will continue In huslie ss for himself
and I? his own uamo. and we ccmnend
him hit hi v to I ho:" with whom we nave
JAMES POWER ,t- CO.,
Uy WALK I; .t OLD,
Norfolk. Va., January Lit. isr?.
After bavins been connected with the
business of James Power a Co. for the
past twenty \ear?. t will continue busi?
ness from this dale in my awn name ns
> uceci snr i James Power ?& Co., at the
?am? nlacc, 20 Rowland'.-; wharf. Nor?
M. T. CA SHIN,
Successor of James Power .t Co.
M. T. CASHIN,
(Successor of James Power Ar Co.)
20 ROWLAND'S WHARF,
Wholesale and Retail Holer In
OLD IRON, METALS, RAGS. ROPE
ANCHORS, CHAINS SAILS, RIG?
GINGS, DAMAGED COTTON Stc.
T am always in Hie market foi the fuir
?bn?e of old Wiecks, old steamers, old
mills and old rmchinei y f?f all kinds.
Reins r.;ll prev.Jed?wi: 'i_? n'i. n i lUu>
armor and diving apparatus, I am always
prepared lo take charge of all kl el. of
sub-innr'ne diving weik. ja.r,-;t
MR. EUGENE F. MARKS, organist of |
the Freemason Street Raptist church, is !
prepared to sivc Instructions in pane
jilaj Ing, LlSEl Technique, accsrding to
the method ?f the celebrated concert
p anlst, Tereso Carrene; Vs!cp< Culture,
Leipzig cfinserv.itory m-ihid: and compo?
sition. For terms and test monlala call
or address at No. 890 Freemason street,
comer Brewer. Special rates made for
beginners in instrumental music de:*-im
Boyiiion Hotel For mi
At auction MONDAY. JANUARY 16th,
lMi?.-:<> rn-.ms. stable and garden; nearest
to railroad station.
Q. HENRY FINCH,
Ja3 - 31-we, gu.we Commissioner.
CHAS. M. STIEFF,
M0NTICELL0 HOTEL, Granby St.
Christmas Is tho time to brighten the
home, no more appropriate or Listing glf|
The refining Influence of which will bo
ft It In the years lo come.
Tone, Quality and
excelled by no pla/io made to-day. Out
instruments are In the liiiest education il
Institutions In this country. Xj bettor
recommendation can be offered.
PIANOS AT ALL PRICES.
Call, examine our superb stock, and
make your own comparisons.
CH?S. M. STIEFF,
MONTICELLO HOTEL, OR AN BY ST.
JOHN J. FOSTEfl, Manager.
DKI RYTUX Er IN.
DAIRY TRADE ARE INVITED TO
inspect our new MILL FEED
Unsurpassed by any tiling off, red to the
trade for producing Milk. Price below
competition. Michigan Green Clover Hay
for MUk Cows also.
O. P. REID &. BRO
Interesting and Instructive
THE ELECTION OF OFFICERS
Am.i Necllnir nncl nnuqurt ol Hip
Hour)! of Trailt' mid iiimIiiw Meli'?
An-iorlntlon - Wliut tin* Sfntlsllclim
Mus t.itthcrert About t!i<- GrOWIll
ui Norfolk-Speech ol Mr. W, 19.
The annual meeting and banquet "f
the Hoard of Trade and Business Men's
Association was held last night with
more than two hundred members pres?
ent. The reports which are given be?
low show that the Association Is in a
it is Norfolk's greatest agency for
the development of trade, and exerts
its influence to protest the individual
rights of merchants, manufacturers and
tradesmen, and for the promotion of
every progressive measure looking to
the advancement of the city's interest.
The Association is well organized, its
standing committees embracing every
branch of the work and their reports
indicate active service.
The meeting ?was presided over by
Col. H. Hodges. After the reading of
minutes, the reports i.f Officers were
read ss follows, and on motion receiv?
ed and died:
PRESIDENT'S BE PORT.
Colonel Harry Hodges, president,
submitted his annual report, in which
he congratulated the association on the
great success and improvement that
hud been attained since the last an?
nual meeting. The membership has
> been nearly doubled, the finances were
;i haaltay condition and?the pros.
perlty in material advantages was
marked, and encouraging. Continuing,
"The amalgamation of the b< verai
business associations of tlie city lias
caused us to h<- a strong and influential
organization for the interest of your
illy and State. The business statistics
are carefully gathered by your bureau
of statistics under the management ?>f
your skillful statistician, which infor?
mation is anxiously Bought after all
over our common country, and this it?
self is n. most valuable adjunct to your
'Your board of directors have care?
fully considered all matters referred to
them, and have bei n tireless In the dis?
charge of their responsible duties. Vour
rooms have been beautifully nnd tatste
fully renovated and adorned and mad"
iiior? Inviting, which reflects great
credit ut'iin the Executive Committee
The president expressed bis sinceri
thanks fur the assistance of the <>lli
corn in the performance of bis duties
and the kind and thoughtful considera?
tion of the members, and bespoke for
his successor a most successful nnd
The treasurer, w. T. Barron, submit- I
led the following:
"I have the honor to prescht here?
with my report of the rei ? Ipts and dis?
bursements of the funds of the asso?
ciation for the year 1898; also a state?
ment, Showing Ihe assets and liabilities
ihe end "f the yean
Bal. on hand Jan I, ":>s.? 94.85
Hal on hand . 613.58
Liabilities . Cjr.M
Excess of assets over
liabilities .? fi.fit7t.27
REPORT OP SECRETARY.
The Secretary, Major Charles Pick
ett. made an exhaustive report to the
association embracing what bad been
accomplished by the organization dur?
ing the v.-ar. T1, ? i- ;. o t in- ' i !? i
many matters pertaining to the trade
of the city and section.
Major Plckett said th* organisation
is in a nourishing condition, and has
a membeiTihip of 403 persons,
He staid no day passes Wfthout com?
munications from all parts of the coun?
try soekini: Information in regard to
the city and State, and asking co-ope?
ration in matters of legislation from
the state and general government.
The board had made arrangement
for s demonstration to be held on the
arrival of the Maria Teresa, which the
aeeident to that ship pn rented.
The Secretary of the Navy has been
requested to brinr: the X*. s. s. Italelgli
to Norfolk on her return from Manila,
and that she will likely be ordered to
this port for repairs.
A great, gathering of railroad ofll?
rials Wflfl held here Xovetub jrCiMh ?? 1
JOth, and this association made an ap
Ah!o to Walk a Lonp; Cictanr.o Since
Taking Hood's Sr.rspanlla-That
Tirod F?aolin<< Overcome.
"I was very weak nnd could not pjain
atrength. 1 determined to try Hood'sSar
saparilla. After I had taken a fow bottles
I could e?>t. ?round in the bouse and walk
b blocy. or two. I kept on taking Hood's
nnd now I am nble to walk quite a dis?
tune? and can do many other thinga about
the house, which I conld not do for a lorn?
time before, taking Hood's SarMparillu.
This msdicine has htrcnpthentd me won?
derfully, snd done mo good in ninny
ways." Mrs. J. J. GRIMES, 219 West Cory
Btreet, Richmond, Virginia.
" I am subject to that tired recline;, snd
hearing Hood's Srtrsp.]iiu-:lla bo often
?poken of ca a strengthening medicine 1
purchased a bottle. It pavo me reliof r!
once, snd I have not been troubled with
that tired feeling nince 1 began i's u?e."
William a. Babnutt, ho Noah Wert
Ht reet, Alexandria, Virginia.
Is the best -in fact,the One 11 ue Rl.I P n flei
m^^.h- rvit . livfr Ills: easy to
proprlatlon to assist 111 their entertain?
At the request of the Norfolk and
Western railroad. Mr. s. M. Elliott was
appointed Grain inspector.
Congress had been requested to pass
a bill making a reduction on' postal
A speei.il committee has been ap?
point, d to submit to the Board of Di?
rectors a memorial asking the govern?
ment to luve one or more of the bat?
tleships and cruisers built at each of
the government yards.
The question of the protection of pri?
vate properly on the high seas during
time of war are now before the com?
mittee on Legislation.
The subject of bills of lading Is also
The president of the board has been
authorized to appoint a delegate to the
Pure-Food Congress, to be held in
The Philadelphia Museum asks the
co-operation of this board to obtain an
appropriation from Congress for a N??
tlonal Exposition, to be held in Phila?
delphia, next fall.
Major Plokctt referred to other mat?
ters of interest to the business of Nor?
folk, and submitted the report, which
was received and filed.
STATISTICIAN'S REPOR T.
In the matter of population we sure?
ly have every reason to feel proud.
Prom 14,020 census figures.I860
From I'.'.L'^:' census figures.1S70
Prom 21,900 census figures.1SS0
Prom 84,641 census figures.ls:>o
Kroin 54,842 directory approx.ISiiS
From 58,330 directory approx.1S97
From 05,813 directory approx.1S9S
and In 1900 are almost positively as?
sured 75.000 or over 100 per cent. In the
l ast ten years and that, too. for the
city proper, while Portsmouth and
Picrkley, and the surrounding suburbs,
not to be outdone, are keeping pace
with the coming metropolis.
Comparisons are sometimes odious
but are necessary to intervale to point
out our gains and losses ami feeling
that the time Is past in Norfolk to se?
lect dull years with which to compare
and show the world how wo stand, I
will use the figures of 1SU7 whenever a
comparison Is made.
Occupying us we do an area of about
l square miles with 71 mil. s of streets,
24 of which are paved and 29 sewered,
with a mixed population our vital sta?
tistics, always important, deserve some
Let us look at the death rate per 1,000
for the las; five years:
rirrrr.-White. Colored. Total.
I sal .'.'0.0? 21.09 21. OS
1S9.". .18.44 21.7". 22.97
1896 .16.03 31.00 2:!.ir.
1S97 .IS.SO 33.23 25.04
IS9S .15.91 31.9S 22. SO
and that, ton. on 9 basis of 15,000 Inhab?
itants. On nr..ooo, which we surely have,
It would be but 1."i.7S, and right here
I would suggest that the Board of
Health in future select a higher figure
than 45,000 upon which lo compare the
rate. Our births. T think, will compare
favorably with those of any other city,
but are not reported and accurate fig?
ures cannot be obtained.
The nsssessed value of real estate Is
$21,095.500.00 which is about f>0 2-3 p< r
cent, of its actual value. Personal
property, $3,833,530.00. Taxes $1.70 on
the $100 for the city; $.40 for the Stale.
Bunded Indebtedness, $4,000,000. The
per cent, outstanding bonds falling duo
In 1923 are quoted at $1.15, and a re?
cent issue of l per cent, bonds being
held at $1.00.
The number of Bros for the past year
were 153; value of proerly involved. $1,
210,800; Insurance upon the same,
$562,S0O; total losses, $17.020.13.
BA NKING STRENGTH.
The banks composing tho Norfolk
Clearing Hons? Association, 11 in all, S
In Norfolk and :i In Portsmouth, furnish
ample accommodations to our mer?
chants and had at the first day of Jan?
uary. IS:p.?. capital. $1,560,500; surplus
and profits, $907,718; deposits, $7,953,057,
and loans. $5,705,351. Of this amount
the Portsmouth hanks furnished, capi?
tal. $201,500; Min Ins and profits, Slits.
."72: deposits, $1,213.708, and 1 >ans. $998.
736. In comparison with January 1st,
i-'.'*. the capital has decreased $140.300;
surplus and profits increased $116,631;
d posits Increased $1,480,764, and loans
Increased $57,149. The Clearing House
transactions ill 1893 amounted to $50.
901,119; balance, $7,933,157; a gain over
1S97 In clearing of $4,476,517, and bal?
OUR EXPORT TRADE.
The exports from this port in 1S9S
amount, d to $13,669,657, composed o:
the foil..wing articles:
", h. ad ea-tl-.* V'.SOil
9.43S.323 bush, corn. 3,?ri0,9U.">
600,791 i-ush. wheat. 47S,4S!>
37,3.10 bbls. Hour. 155.78S
Bread stuff. 25,700
?>::s 100 tons c.il, bit. 529.732
Coal, ship's use. 29S 932
42.702 tens coke. 139.SI0
5,406,220 lbs. copper. 5S5.314
93,C19-bales cotton. 2.575.432
25.39S tons pig iron. 255,241
8.700 gallons oil. 5,867
Logs and lumber. 1,170.775
33,631,411 lbs. lard. 1,987.511
2 704 vd lbs. tobae. o. 172.734
2.692.910 stav.s. 179,859
43.53S gallons alcohol . 3,4s;t
908.7S0 gals, cotton seed oil... 21S.220
3.43S.403 lbs. cotton waste. 91,619 j
Coal, anthracite. 51.977 l
740 973 U>s. tallow. 21.534
00 325 lbs. hemp. ".319
4.053 Ions steel. 81.000
2.551 tons Iron rails. 51,080
And the imports were $203,992.
in the foreign trad ' vessels, with
a total tonnage of 245.837, entered, and
592 vessels, with a tonnage of 902.110,
cleared from this port.
In the coastwise trade 2.220 entered,
and 1,971 cleared. While our export
trade decreased from 1897, 1.729.799 at?
tributable to f> falling Off In the expor?
tation of eotton. we more than held our
own In other commodities.
The failures In Norfolk for the past
year have been very light. From the
ag, ? , v of K. <',. nun .v Co., 1 obtained
the following figures: Number of fail?
ures. 43: lotal liabilities $117,120, and
ji?ce';s ?07.150. an average of $-.700 in
liabilities and $1,561 In assets,, show
thai more of the concerns gone to the
wall were small institutions.
OTHER EVIDENCES OF GROWTH.
Thi receipts ai the pestofflce during
l^'.v were. $104.133, an increase over 1R97
in the cotton year, ending August
31st the total receipts at this port were
010.157 bah S.
The transfers of real estate have
he.-n in Norfolk $1.858.803; Portsmouth
$235,490, and Norfolk county $1,125,480.
in : t"r> r,v*? 1cS7 in Norfolk of $509,
164; in Portsmouth of $25,246, and a de
I crease, in Norfolk county of $294,868.
Nothing has occurred since my report
in October to niter my estimate of
vulue of this year's trucking front $3,
? 600,000, and 1 think it would be safe to
say that this Industry will vary from
I 13,000,000 to 15,000,000 in this Immediate
During the past year there have been
erected in the city 09 brick nnd S4 frame
buildings, and permits for 37 brick nnd
11 frame additions have been granted.
Our oyster industry, as wo all know.
Is a very large one. Since September
1. 1S98, there have been shipped from
this port 5,061 barrels and sacks in
shell, and 740.674 Ballons, representing
1,1011,937 bushels in shell, valued at
J043.2j9.OO. This is exclusive of the
; at number handled by Ad.*tiis Kx
press Company, which, up to this date,
has failed to furnish its figures, and the
very large number used in the local
RECEIPTS OF MERCHANDISE.
Among the principal receipts of mer?
chandise for 1S9S may be mentioned the
96.054 railroad tie-. r.S<>.or,;,iS4 feet
lumber, 137.948,304 feet logs. 8,896,049
staves, 46.362,675 shingles. 46,381 tons!
hay, 9,416.604 bushels corn, 722.823 bush?
els oats. 285,066 bushels meal, 584.022
bushels wheat. 2S1.607 bushels bran.
485.096 bags peanuts. 11,351 bags roffee,
T>0.060 barrels sugar. 2,901 barrels mo?
lasses, 25,956 box.s cheese, L'06.606 bar?
rels Hour. 202,352 bags flour. 4,643 barrels
pork. 19.570 barrels fish. 11.154 boxes
fish. 10,3S1,360 pounds bulk meat, 10.0S3
barrels meat, 9,564 boxes meat. 12,134,720
pounds fresh meat. 7.:t77 oases lard.
1,114 tierces lard. 16,837 pails lard. 2,882
boxes lard, 101.217 c itton-seel oil, 259.223
cotton-seed meal. Sft.VJS hides. .19.8S2
tubs butter. 21.S45 tubs lard. 12.597 head
cat!'..-. 1,932,423 tons Pooahohtos coal.
42,056 tons eoke, 21.706 hogsheads tobac?
co. io.;:i2 tierces tobacco, 4.SS4 cases to
bacco, 206,630 packages tobacco. ".?.555
horses and mules. 8,553 ln^rs and sheep,
24,253 barrels naval st?re.?. 19.415 crates
OfTA's. 869 crates egRs. 243,243 tons pig
iron. S04.l'99 feet piling. ?61,600 laths.
This is exclusive of the reports for
one month from the s mthern Kall-1
way. Norfolk and Southern railroad.
Atlantic and Danville railroad, and two
months from the Chesapeake and Ohio
MANU F A CTURINO ENTERPRISES.
While we are not considered a man?
ufacturing city it may bo well to men?
tion some of the various enterprises
which are being nuooosafully carried on
in this city. Among them may be
mentioned three establishments for
manufacturing farming implements,
nix- cotton and knitting mills, fourteen
mills and factories turning out millions
of feet of lumber nnnually. ten fertll
; k'.cr conipanicp. five peanut cleaning e.?
i tabllshments, three ire factories, two
milling companies, a brewery, two
wood creosoiinf plants, several cotton
I compresses, and mans- boundaries and
machine shops; besides iln-se there are
concerns engaged In manufacturing
wag.ms. rtoaches, cigars, celluloid eo,uls,
barrels and boxes, bricks, fences, fur?
niture, shirts, silver plated ware, nnd
sundry other goods and wares; all of
i these employing numbers of men and
women ami weekly paying out thou?
sands of dollars, As h horse market,
Norfolk ?tili continues to be among the
first, the business this year being
largely in access of 1897, when 11.000
horses and mules were sold, valued at
THE OUTLOOK Fon 1899.
Now, in conclusion, Mr. President. I
think l am justified in saying that the
year of 1S9S was a very successful one
for Uie people of Norfolk, and that In
1899 promises io be one of the most
prosperous ones in the history of the
ELECTION OP OFFICERS.
After the adoption of by-laws as re?
vised nnd recommended by the Hoard
of Directors, the following officers were
elected for the ensuing year: Ti. Henry
Jones, president; Colonel II. C. Hodges,
first vice president; W. II. Wales, sec?
ond vice president; Major Charles
Pickett. secretary; W. Thompson Mar?
ion, treasurer; it. \\\ Shultlt-c, C. A,
Nash. McD. I,. Wrenn, I.. \V. Davis,
Walter Stnnworth, directors.
The association adjourned to nn elnb- '
?rate banquet, which had been provided
by Mr. J. 1>. Flndlcy. the cfficcienl ca?
terer of the association.
Afti r the banquet the members Iis- I
toned with marked attention to Mr. W.
II. Wimble, who b.-ing enthusiastically
called, reviewed In brief and entertain?
ing manner the history of Norfolk,
dwelling in a most impressive manner
_Ui>uii??1C progri tH i>f the past few
years, and the prospects of the ininied- j
Judge T. S. Gar nett nnd others re?
sponded briefly to enthusiastic calls. !
Mr. Walter Kelly, of Newport News,
a comic vocalist and elocutionist of rare
ability, was present, and entertained
, w Ith a number of good selections, which
\\ore enthusiastically received.
Flection of linn i. Slrrrlnra.
At the annual meeilng of the stock?
holders of the Norfolk National Pank
yesterday the following were elected
directors: C. W. Urandy. M. I,. T. Da?
vis. TV. D. P.outitree. Wm. II. White, F.
. s. Royster, n. P. Waller. John N,
Yaur.han. D. Lowenberg. J. O. Womble,
C. A. Woodnrd. C. Billups. Tlios. R.
I Bailentlne, Henry Kirn. Caldwell Har?
dy, Wm. M. Whaiey. Oflicers will be
i elected on the 13th Instant. This bank
has declared a senil-annaul dividend of
;.' j pe r cent.
i The following were elected directors
\ of the Norfolk Bank for Savings and
Trust at the annual meeting of the
stockholders yesterday: .1. u. Wom?
ble, Henry Kirn. Alfred P. Thorn, M.
h. T. Davis. Wm. II. White. C. A.
Woodard, John N. Vaiighan, W. w. Vi?
car, D. Lowenberg, Caldwell Hardy, C,
w. Grandy, Thos. R. Bailentlne, George
L. Aips. y'. Itiilups, W. II. <?. Ellis, O.
M. Scrpell, DeCourcy XV. Thom. It. P.
Wall r. Thomas Tabb, Thomas Towns
end, Thos. Ii. Willcox. This bank has
also declared a semi-annual dividend
of %% per cent.
The Mor hntits' and Mechanics' Hank
re-elected all the old directors, who will
meat in the directors room at II a. m.
1 to-day and elect officers for the ensu?
\\ puttier luUlont Inns,
The slight storm disturbance which
was over the Western Gulf pi Mexico
Monday has decreased somewhat in en?
ergy and Increased in area. The high
area was over the Great Lakes yester?
day and has iiRicased during the last
twenty-four hours in the Interior val?
leys and lie.ivy rams and thunder
St.uiiis are reported from the Western
Gulf see'ions. The temperature has
fallen decidedly over the Lower hakes
and over the New England States dur?
ing the past twenty-four hours.
No change of consequence is reported
for tills section.
Meeting of the Select Council
WAHINGTON STREF.T MATTER
I min Tbouinnd llollnrn AppropH
(??? <l ??? l?njr For Holl Mrfci Bride?
hihi Mmle it Public I luir?Mi|fl>fi?rc
Briinibleloii Itoudn l'ltiiiilxiis
Mittlers ? l'bnrebM l aetuut rrom
Operation? ot tialc Urilluaucci
A meeting of the s. K I Council wns
held last night, with President Green?
wood In the chair und the following
members present: Consolvo, Bonncy,
W. A. ntid Bonncy. R. B : Cohn, Marx,'
Panntll, Meyer, Jacobs and Holland.
A resolution authorizing the treas?
urer of the Water Heard to deposit
money of that department In any au?
thorized depository, ad ipted by the
Confmon Council, was defeated in this
body by a vote of 4 to 7 The vote was
Ayes?Bonney, W. ?., Cohn, Marx.
Nays?B. B. Bonney. Consolvo, Hol?
land. Jacobs, Mover. Va 1. Pa tin 111.
This Council adhered to its former
action In regard to opening Wolf and
Washington streets and Messrs. Vail j
and Marx were appointed a conference
committee to meet the members from
the Common branch.
After some little objection 0 resolu?
tion appropriating $10,00(1 to the use of
the Hoard of Health was adopted.
This Council concurred with the com?
mon branch In transferring certain
amounts to the credit oC the Fire De?
The ordinance regulating plumbing
I Permissions were granted F. .1. Rob?
inson. Fuersteln * Co., A J. Dnlton and
! H. .1. White to erect frame houses.
UK AM I ILiETt )N 1 ION I >S.
j This branch concurred with the Com
, moh In passing the ordinance nuthorls
\ Ing tlie issue of jir.o.ofin bonds for water
, and paving In Brambleton Ward.
I The resolution appropriating $.oo to
1 shell n square on Princess Anne avenue
j This branch concurred with the Comr
I mon branch in requesting the <"ity En?
gineer to make a report on the condl
' tion of the dome of the City Hall.
Resolut Ions In regard to the removal
j of dead animals from the corporate
limits, which were adopted by the
Common Council, .were referred to n
Bpcclal committee composed of Messrs.
Jacobs and Pannlll,
PLFMHING AND WATER.
The ordinances requiring owners and
occupants of houses to have water con?
nections With sewers were adopted.
HOLT STREET IIRIDUE.
The report of the special committee
on Hie purchase of the Holt street '
bridge submitted the following report: '
January 10, !SI?n. I
i To the Hon. Common and Select Coun?
cils of the City of Norfolk:
I Gentlemen,?Since our last report to I
j you, recommending the adoption of a
resolution for tho condemnation of land j
for the extension of M iriner street, we
have met the president of the Bram-I
blcton Bridge company, w ho lm<* offer-1
I'd, upon ?nr agreement, to recommend
the acceptance thereof, to sell their
bridge rights and franchise of the com
pany for the sum of $S,000, We. there?
fore, respc d fully recommend to the Se?
lect Council that no action be taken
on the resolution submitted by our for?
mer report for the condemnation of
land for the extension of Mariner street
and l<? the Common CotincH that. I?
rescind its a jtlon in regard to said res?
olution: and we further recommend to
the councils that they accept the offer,
of the Brambleton Bridge Company and
pa.-s the enclosed rtboJutlon carrying
the said acceptance into cff. t. We en?
close) the offer of the Brambleton
Bridge Company addressed to the City
SPEI 'IAL C< IMM1TTEE.
A. M. COUSINS,
Chm'n Common Council;
Mr. Old's letter was as follows:
W. H. Taylor. City Attorney.
Derir Sir. ?Von can state to the com?
mittee on the Holt-Street Bridge, and
through them to the Councils, that af?
ter consultation with the stockholders
of the r.rsnihlet.vj Brl lr* Company, I
ffol authorized to ever is > the power
given me at the annual meeting of the
Btoelch' biers on the 6th Instant, and to
accept ss.ooo for the Holt street bridge,
and all our rights therein, and the Race
field bridge franchises.
I ft.wirao, of course, that tho action
of the Select Council to-night will be
an acceptance of this offer.
w. w. OLD.
President Brambleton Bridge Co.
A resolution was adopted, appropria?
ting the money, and the City Treas?
urer was authorized to borrow the
money on bonds, if v.- 'cssary. Mr.
Jacobs moved that the rules be sus?
pended and tl.e resolution be put upon
its passage. Adopted unanimously.
Petition of Turner and Johnston, ask?
ing that they he relieved of certain
taxes amounting to ?td.SC Finance
Committee 'was authorize l to pay the
On motion of Mr. Cohn, the Ordi?
nance Committee was Instructed to
bring In an ordlnan e exempting ail
churches from the pr visions of the or?
dinance regulating tho swinging of
All properly npprov -d bills were or?
dered to be paid, and the council ad?
line* ?? wrtnninh Itrtrk.
The barge Maria Dolores, which was
towed in by the new ste im !r S. T. Mor?
gan, of the Norf dk and Carolina Chem?
ical Company upon her recent trip
from Charleston to this port, was once
a Spanish bark; Upon her purchase by
tho chemical company her name was
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Rogulir graduate two schools;
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S'inil ?'mIi..i, >i4 tt) DIiumi of ?ll!:er ul
titri.-tnt*. Ttrtroctlt. tti. Hj*r??lt ??rei wbhgat cutting
trtpmUop. N? ?*>*. ".. ].?! ?t ti???. A prompt t?4
.-?.?.'. curs ; . ? . ? i (i 111' I . i ? r cured for
lift WllklHl Btrvurj ,- ??...... X? tlfflurt. Pili ?:>??
r-. -. ?DOCMlfltl/ ?? Mill. >,?? f?r SrmpVaD kUok.
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HIVE YOU TRIED *
limti?e eymo quinine
L? GRIPPE I
ITS A WINNER.
FOR SAIjB AT
Trotter's Drug Store,
SSS Main streit, cor. Church.
NOTICE OF PARTNERSHIP.
Norfolk. Vn., January 1st, ISO).
Notice is hereby given that the co?
partners!) n ol OARNETT .t OARNETT.
Attorneys-at-law, has been formed for
the practice of law In the Slite and Fe.l
Cral ? ourts In Vlrsia a Offices N?S. 221
and 226 Ctllxens' Dank Building.
THEODORE H OARNETT,
THEODORE! S. OARNETT. Jr.
Pull sei. j.veo.
Cr-Id Filling, $1.00. .*
Silver Fillings, 50e. up.
Cold Crowns, OO to $10 00.
Vitalised Air. 50e.. for the painless
extraction of teeth.
Tb- leading physicians of Nor?
folk i eeommei d V.talized Air, as
it is reifectly safe.
DR. W. W. FREEMAN, Mgr.,
374 Main Street.
>? !C Cylinders riven away with
( each instrument you buy. Finest
collection of music to select from
In the state Graphophoncs at ;to.
O $12.0?, $i:>00. $25.00, $t?.00. $50.00. Re
meniber we give you FIVE POL?
(' I.ARS WORTH OF RECORDS free
with each machine we sell.
171 MAIN STREET.
I SEHL I
I Overcoat |
Gives you the choice
Long or Short Pant?,
- In the House lor?
The Marked Price.
SAKS & CO., 1
234 Ma!n Street.