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PORTSMOUTH LOCAL NEWS AND ?bVERTfSEMENTS
What Virginian-Pilot Rep?
resentatives Hear Daily.
BRIEF ITEMS OF INTERES1
^JSi? Jiovi.mi of I'enple lu Whom
Iho Avcn>KO Kontier li Iiikt
? ?letl ?ituiipriiinif? In Legal?H11?
lucas, lt< ' >-< <><f nntl Social ? ir
*le? A t'arccml or I iiiin-'
1- vi- in?.
Last night, nt the residence. No. 717
Scolt street, Veter Clinch and Mary
"White, well known colored people, were
anoirricd by the pastor o? the Ebenezer
Captain Thomas D. Hastings, of Cum?
berland, Md., was in the eity yesterd y.
Attention is called to the advertise?
ment of Emmett Deans, in which he
tells you about what he will have for
eale next week.
Mrs. C. Wright, of Baltimore, who has
been visiting the family of Mr. \V. J.
Ttlchardson, f>33 Harrison street, will re?
turn home Monday night.
A young man advertises for a posi?
tion ?s clerk in a store of any kind,
where the work is honorable.
A lost female setter dog Is advertised
tfor in this issue. Head the advertise?
ment and return the dog. If found.
The Board of Supervisors of Norfolk
county will meet next Tuesday at 1 p.m.
The grip still holds on and new vic?
tims are reported daily.
A warrant was issued yesterday for
Jim Manning, colored, who is charged
With Btealing a pistol.
The members of Old Dominion Lodge,
I. O. O. F., are requested to assemble
ftt the lodge room this afternoon at 2
o'clock, for the purpose of paying the
last rites of respect to their deceased
brother, Edward Hartt.
When the present weather breaks up
the plumbers will have a picnic. There
?re bursterl water pipes all over the
Central Church will be lighted by
felectriclty to-night for the first time.
Rev. Z. S. Farland is out again, nftor
Bin attack of the grip, and will conduct
the usual morning and evening ser?
vices at St. John's Episcopal Church to?
Mr. and Mrs. John N. Hart left last
night, or, at least, that were their in?
tention, If the weather did not prevent,
for Southern Pines, N. C. Mrs. Hart
will remain at Southern Pines hotel
during the winter, hoping thereby to
benefit her health.
The pay department of the yard fin?
ished paying off Friday for the last half
of January. The amount disbursed was
872,000. There are now on the rolls of
the yard 2,443 men, forty-five more than
on last pay day.
(Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Christie, who now
reside In Newport News, lost by death
yesterday their little 3-year-old daugh?
ter! Lizzie. The remains were brought
to this city for interment, and were car?
ried to the residence of her grandpar?
ents, Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Adams, No,
614 Harrison street.
The funeral of Mr. Edward Hartt will
take place this afternoon at 3 o'clock
from his late residence, No. 43C Henry
There is not a wood dealer In the city
that has any wood on his yard. With
enow on the ground and protracted cold
?weather there will be considerable suf?
There were more ladies out skating
yesterday than ever seen around here
at one time before. The wet dock in the
navy-yard was tilled by officers of the
yard and their families and sailors.
The second meeting In the "Young
Man Series" will be conducted at the
Portsmouth Y. M. C. A. this afternoon
n.t 4 o'clock. Mr. C. W. C?leman will
be the speaker. Subject: "An American
Citizen." This should ho a very Impor?
tant and helpful service. Every young
man in Portsmotuh is Invited . The
Boys' Gospel Army service will com?
mence at 3 o'clock.
Captain John Wilson's wife Is quite
Blck with pneumonia nt the family resi?
dence, corner of North and Court
Mr. Moses Ellis Is Quite sick nt his
home on King street. He has a wife
und six children depending on him for
Dr. Blllsoly, surpeon of the P. A. T,.,
started on his rounds yesterday vacci?
nating the employes nt the Cod win
The body of Brian D. McGrath, late
chief machinist of the Alliance, did not
arrive last night from Portsmouth, N.
H.t where his death occurred on Wed?
nesday. The funeral will be held Mon?
day afternoon nt 3 o'clock from his
mother's residence, No. HO Lincoln
The boys had a great time all over
the city last nlghc snowballing. Pedes?
trians got a whack occasionally.
If you have a cat boat to sell consult
the advertisement which p.ppears in
A genuine Winter spectacle present' ?}
itself in Portsmouth last night. The
merry music of sleigh hells aid attrac?
tive turnouts occupied liy merry maid?
ens, stately matrons ami happy men,
combined to make a beautiful scene.
Trinity Circle of the King's Daugh?
ters will meet in Trinity Pariah House
nt 3:30 o'clock. TiU'Ml-y afternoon.
The three most popular subjects for
discussion 'in Portsmouth now are the
whether the overtime question and the
probability of this navy-yard getting a
battleship to build.
Some malicious person deliberately
knocked the l:ij-r;e Iron dog which 'i "?
been standing in fr< nt or the p ,: .<
Portsmouth for over thirty years, over
nnd Injured it so that I: cannot be put
back again. Several efforts to destroy
the dnp have; been made before, but
The Chesapeake and Ohio boat was
quite late in gettine in last night.
Dp to a into hour last nitrhl there hod
?not been a single, arrest made by the
The county .consiables and magis?
trates say that no far this year their
business is far behind th?.i of the pre?
ceding years for the a--me period.
"11. H. K." advertised three times in
the VlrgJnlnn-Pllot. for which he paid
?CO cents. He says he re eived 3(50 re?
plies. The moral is ohvlinis.
Mr. In H. Tonnes, of the New Y ,rk
Clothing Company, will leave to-night
for New York.
Miss Mary E. Brown is quite sick at
her residence In the county.
THE RELIGION OF CHRIST.
And Those Who Will To-day Preach it
to the People.
Court Street Rapt 1st Church?Sunday
sehoul at 9:S0 a. b. Preaching at n
a. m. and 7:;>o p. in. by Rev. it. 12.
Martin. The Lord's supper will be ad?
ministered at the close of the morning
service. Morning BUbjcct, "Our Esti?
mate of Christ;" evening. "Filling Our
Court Street Presbyterian Church,
Kev. R. H. Egglcston, pastor Services
as follows: Sunday school at 9:30 a. in
Preaching at 11 a. m. Subject. "Til"
Creat Gift." Young Peoples' Society
at 7:15 p. m. Preaching at s p. m. A
cordial invitation to all, especially to
strangers. Seats free.
St. Paul's Catholic Church, Kin-;
street, near Dinwiddte, Rev. T. .1.
Brady, pastor. Rev. Win. It. Uanley.
assistant pastor- First mass at 7 a
m. Children's mass at 0 a. m. High
mass at 10:30 a. m. Vespers ami bene?
diction at 7:i!0 p. m.
South Street Baptist Church Rev. .1
W. Mitchell, pastor-Services to-day as
follows: Sunday school at 9:30 A in.
Preaching nt 11 a. m. and 7:30 p nt
Morning subject, "Christ Crucified;"
evening. "The Rich Man to LnzarU3."
The communion of the Lord's supper
will be celebrated at the ?dose of the
morning service. A welcome to all.
Calvary Baptist Church. Rev, Samuel
Sounders, pastor Services to-day will
be us follows. Sunday school at 9:30
a. m.. E. P. Rodman, superintendent.
Preaching nt u a. m. and at 7 p. m
Meeting for Rlble study at 2:30 p. in
Meeting of the Sunbeam Society at
n:no p. m.
Central M. E. Church. South?Sunday
school nt ?:l.r> a. m. Prenchlng by tie
pastor. Rev- It. F. Beadles, at II n. in.
and s p. m. Morning subject, "Christ's
Definition of Human Greatness;" night
"Profit and Loss," first in u ser es of
sermons to young men, Epworth
League nt 7 p. in.
Owens Memorial M. 13. Church, Rev.
R. T. Waterflcld, pastor?Sundny seined
at 0:l? n. m. Preaching nt 11 n. m.
and 7:H0 p. in. by the pastor. Men's
meeting at C:".0 p. m.
Fourth Street Baptist Church, Rev.
W. F. Fisher, pastor?Sunday school at
P:15 a. m.j preaching nt II a. m. by
the pastor and at 7:"o p. m. by Rev.
.T. P. Essex. The ordinance of baptism
will he administered at the close of the
Park View Bnpttat Church?Sunday
school at i?:"i a. in.; preaching at n
a. m. and 7:30 p. m. by Rev. W. P.
THE ROLL OF HONOR.
Pupils in the WCBl Norfolk Public
Schools who merit honors for the month
of January, lso:>:
Eighth Grade?Tlllar D. I'Anson, T.
Rertha Christian, Nona. Shacklcton.
Nettle L. Keyes.
Seventh Grade ? Freddie Grccnwcll,
Willie Greenwoll, Kley Johnson. Wilson
Johnson, A. Lillian Owynn, Mary E.
PAnBon, Flora v. Thews.
Sixth Grade?Harry M. Johnson. T.M?
ilan Ashberry, loin Owynn, Emmn
Rnby, Lydia .1. Jackson.
Fifth Grade?Herbert Hosier, Frank
J. hnson, Willie D. Polndexter, Willie
E. Perkins, Emma Ashberry, Essie
Berry, Bessie Ward.
Primary class ? Lewis Ashberry,
Annie I'Anson, Elsie Jackson, Lewis
Ashberry. Nenn Shacklcton,
Attendance?Lewis Ashberry. Hub
bard Blanchard, Herbert Hosier, Eley
Johnson. Wilson Johnson, .lohn H.
Rnby, Emma Ashberry. L. Bertha
Christian, loin Gwynn, Nettle [,. Keyes,
Emma Raby, Nenn Shnckelton, Flora
WHERE TO KEV GOODS.
J. P. Carr tells you that you can
avoid the grip by taxing anti-grippe
pills. Carr's Cough Balsam is the
thing you want to eure that cough.
Patent medicines sold at cut rate
Anderson & Thompson tell you all
about the circulating library. They
have ten new copyright books added
each month for every inn subscribers.
For particulars write or call on them.'
The Brandl Company tells you that
they have made heavy cuts In their
overcoats simply because they want to
sell them in a hurry, and do not car t i
carry them over. See their prices_
TTTey tell you that they are overloaded
with winter shoes, and that they will
commence on Monday, February 13th
to make it cut on every pair of shoes
for two weeks. One price will b
charged to all.
Passed Assistant Engineers <'. IV
Price nnd M. E. French, promoted to
rolatlvo rank of lieutennnt (junior
Assistant Surgeon 1>. F. Rhurque, de?
tached from the Abnrenda and ord
Assistant Engineer W. H. Th mpson,
detached from duty at Elmlrn and or?
dered home. _ .
These Officers have been honorably
discharged: Ensign W. w. Barrel!
Assistant Engineers H. M. Lcppi
N. i<. Davis, Lieutenants R. K.
Wrlcriit mm S. E. Woo'dworth, Ensign
t". a. Thompson, Passed Assistant En?
gineer C. A. McAllister, Assistant En?
gineer J. V. Rockwell, Lieutenant W.
l< Parker, Assistant Paymasters E. F.
Hall W. A. Collier. W. B. Rogers. W.
To rney and R, Coffin, and Lieutenant
SV. 11. Nostrand.
A LAUGHABLE SIGHT.
Yesterday morning a number of per?
sons passing up Middle Street witness?
ed a laughable scene, it seems thai
during Friday night some on three
some water against the Chinee laundry
down near County street. 11 froze bud
during the n *-?'? Yesterday mot ng
the Chinaman tried to open hin rloor,
hut could not. as the wate: gql .:: h ?
erark between I ho two tla..is and
caused (hem to adl ere tightly togcth r.
The Chinaman :h .. ng he was ?? iu.u
to the occasion. got a saw and s.iwoil
his way through the Ice a id (1 tally suc?
ceeded In getting out. Quite a num?
ber of people stood there and laughed
at him, making him mad. He is sup?
posed to have cursed in his anger, but
not in "Mellcan" language, however.
SHE WAS FOUND DEAD.
Yesterday morning a colored woman
named Frances Skinner, living on Pi ar]
street, was found dead in bed. It Is
thought she froze to death, as then
was no lire in the house, and hut lit?
tle clothing. The authorities wer,- no?
tified, but did not deem an Inquest ne
cejuary. The woman had been sick for
Try our 16c. boys' black hose, two
pairs for 25e. Heavy ribbed. Charles
R. Wei ton & Co.
They Dared To Do and Fear?
THE BRAVEST OF THE BRAVE
Krcoril of Whtcb lt??? People llavo i?
k'^in 10 frei I'tond-A CommniKl
ol l<airioin tVb???e Dctln Wonl?l
Ornco lUc i'nae? ?I it ni<-t?ry ???
Wllirh Hit' >;?iii?n uf All Unltnut
Noltllem Sh iiimI ? ppenr.
The following Interesting and stirring
history of the company, "Virginia De?
fenders," Is taken from Porter's lli?
tory of Norfolk County:
"Tills company was organized in
Portsmouth on the night of the _uth ot
April, 1361, immediately upon receipt
of Uovernor Lctcher's proclamation
calling for volunteers.
"In anticipation of trouble a paper
had been in circulation for several days
piior to that time, seeking Signa tu tea
for the organization of the company,
and it culminated that night,
"The following officers were elected:
I Captain, Edward T. Blamire; First
Lieutenant, A. T. Culpepper; Second
;. uten.mi. John H. Qayle; Third Lieu?
tenant, Thomas Uarraud; First Ser?
geant, Joseph .-'.inner: Second Hern? ant,
I A. S. Watts; Third Sergeant, J. Thomp?
son Raird; Fourth Sergeant, Will.am
* W. Davis. The company wes must uvd
I Into service at once, assigned to the Slx
j tenth Virginia regiment as Company
I (*. and ordered with the regiment on
: duty In the Intrenched camp back of
Norfolk, lending there rather a quiet
life, varied only by an ocsas on il alarm
upon a report that the enemy were en?
deavoring t.i effect a landing a: Sea
well's Point, or Willoughby'a Spit.
"In April, 1MI2, one year after the
original muster of the company Into
service, those of the men who were in
camp and had nr.t been detached on
other duties, re-enlisted for the war.
and elected officers, Camp life had
produced .some dissatisfaction, and nil
?f the old officers were not re-elected.
Fourth Sergeant Joseph Sanner had In
tii* meantime been transferred to a
Maryland company, and was not with
Company C. Sergeant A. s. Watts was
also out of the company, having been
elected Sheriff of Portsmouth,
NEW OFFICERS WERE CHOSEN.
"The following was the result of the
new election: Captain, Thomas Bar
r.tud; First Lieutenant, John II. Qayle;
Second Lieutenant, A. T. Culpepper;
Third Lieutenant, J. Thompson Batrd;
First Sergeant, James H. Toonier; Sec?
ond Sergeant. William Bayton; Third
Sergeant, James li. Richards in; Fourth
Sergeant Leonard J. King.
"Upon the evacuation of Port-mouth
and Norfolk, May 10. 1S02. by the Con
! federates. Company C moved off with
the regiment to Petersburg, and then
! to Richmond. While In front of Rich?
mond, Just before the battle Of Seven
; Pines, the regiment was ordered to the
Shennndoah Valley to reinforce Gene?
ral Jackson, but before reaching them
the orders were countermanded, and It
was ordered back to Richmond. Re
turniiiK by rail by the way of Lynch
burg, it reached the vicinity of Rich
i ii I Jure I!, 1S62, two days after the
battle of Seven Pines. It was then at?
tached t.i Ma hone's Brigade and partic?
ipated In all the battles in which the
brigade was engaged.
"Captain Thomas Rarraud was killed
In the battle of llrlst >1 Station October
14, 1S63, and Lieutenant John H. Qayle
was promoted to Captain.
"Lieutenant A. T. Culpepper resigned
in tiie winter of 1SC2-3, on account of
Ill-health. Lieutenant J. Thompson
Raird was promoted to First Lieuten?
ant, and lost n le;r at Davis Farm, near
Petersburg, August l!>. 1S64, end was
Incapacitated from further service, ai d
retired. Sergeant Leonard J. King was
elected Second Lieutenant, to till the
.? if iffy cm' _by the resignation of
Lieutenant Culpepper, and the promo?
tion of Lieutenant Raird. and was se?
verely wounded at the battle of the
22d of June. 1884. at VVIleox's Farm.
First Sergeant James II. Toonier was
appointed Captain in the Corps of En?
gineers In ISf.rt. and Second Serge int
w lllam Rayteii was promoted to First
? ? ?nil, and held the position until
the lose of the war, and surrendered
"Three of the privates of the com?
pany were promoted to the position of
Adjutants of regiments. These were
John S. Jenkins. Adjutant Fourteenth
Virginia, killed in *he charge of pick
ett'.M Division nt Gettysburg; Edward
R. Ward, appoiaud Sergeant Major or
the Sixteenth Virginia, promoted to
Adjutant, and escaped without a
wound; Levin Qayle, appointed Ad
; :? tut of the Twelfth Alabanin regl
nt, of Rodes' Brigade, an 1 wound
d May 12, 1801, at Spottsylvanln C >urt
"At the second battle of Mannssas,
Martin McCoy, "f Company (J. led the
charge of the regiment, and was from
ten to twenty feet In advance of It.
"1: Is not necessary to say anything
further to establish the reputation of
company for gallantry and i*..i c in?
duct during the war than to say it was
In Mnhone's Brigade, for no brlgndc In
the army, not even thefamnna organi?
zation which Stonewall Jackson in
?p red with his own Ind >ml!ahlo der
nation, ranks higher in the Con
rate army, and among the man}
cc.nfl r.t* in which it took a prominent
I (' ii' non.t ranked higher or deserved
I ni ii rid tli in the bii; Je- at <:ruinp
i ton ?: ip Maryland Sep., moor 1 J,
n which four regiments of tins u,-,.
> le the sixth. Twelfth, Sixteenth
and Forty-first Virginia (the Six yrlirst
Virginia had not then joined ihe bri?
gade)?-with about eight hundred men,
rank and file, held in check Franklin's
Corps of 20,000 men and tire vented them
getting up In time to relieve the gtrri
?on at Harper's Ferry. The Virginia
Defenders, Company ?'. Six.nth Vir?
ginia regiment, took an active port in
"The following account of this bat?
tle v as prepared for the author by cat.,
tain James 11. Toomor, of Portsmouth,
who was, at the time. First Sergeant
of the company."
i: contaInd bis recollections of the
affairs as a participant therein.
RATTLE OF CRAMPTON CAP.
"On Saturday afternoon, September
13th, 1SC2. the company was ordered on
picket duty and took -position on a spur
of South Mountain, keeping watch all
Saturday night and Sunday morning.
About' midday we received orders to
leave and after marching some miles,
were placed In position to defend
Crampton Gap, Mahone's Brigade oc?
cupying a position at the foot of the
mountain. Our company fortunately
was placer behind a low stone wall, the
two Suffolk companies on our right and
on the other side of the main road, and
the other companies of the regiment on
our left. The battle commenced by the
enemy's placing two I'arrott guns on a
little eminence Just this side of Burke
vllle, In order to feel our strength and
position. Pretty soon they advanced
their skirmishers and followed this up
by a heavy attack of their Infantry.
Several attempts were made to reach
our lines, but we succeeded each time
in repulsing them, until massing their
forces we were overwhelmed by supe?
rior numbers and forced to retreat. It
was a trying time for the Confederates
engaged in that struggle. Our force
was only about eitrht hundred men,
while it is said that the enemy had
twenty thousand men, and from our po?
sition we could see the Immense dis?
parity of numbers against us. One of
the prettiest sights I ever saw was the
charge of one of their regiments
against the lines Just on our left. It
was a large regiment, with very full
ranks, and was supposed by us to be
the 'Pennsylvania Bucktails.' They
came over the fields grandly, the
officers all In place and cheering the
men onward; the men wel,! aligned on
the colors, with the Stars and Stripes
floating proudly above them and borne
a'ot't by a stalwart sergeant, who bore
himself every Inch a soldier. Half way
across the field the lire upon them w-as
so deadly they halted and threw them?
selves upon the ground, to avoid as
much as possible, the destructive rain
of minie balls poured into ihelr ranks.
Hut reinforcements coming up behind
them, they were pushed forward and
finally carried the left of the line.
Meanwhile on our side, we had success?
fully beaten back every effort against
us. In our front was an open Hold, and
distant about eighty or one hundred
yards was a fence running paralled
with the wall behind which we were
placed. The enemy ranged themselves
behind the fence and across the field,
each side hurled its deadly missiles at
'?Twice the enemy left the fence and
essayed a charge, but each time were
driven back before they had gained half
the distance between us, leaving the
ground blue with their dead and
wounded. AJter three hours' hard
lighting we were Hanked on both our
right and left, and the order was giv?
en f ir the regiment to fall back. Three
of us in our company were cut off from
the road and had to make our retreat
up the steep side of the mountain. The
whole field by this time was filled with
ih-' charging enemy, roaring like hulls
of Bastian, ami howling like devils let
loose from the infernal regions. Pull
in;; ourselves up by laying hold of
branches of trees and climbing front
ledge to ledge, with the music of
mittle balls continually in our ears, we
succeeded in getting safely over the
mountain. When the brigade reform?
ed in Pleasant Vallev, only four in our
company and seventeen In the regi?
ment answered to their names. Near?
ly the whole regiment was captured,
but we had succeeded In holding the
gap against Franklin'! Corps till It
was too late for him to march through
to the relief of Harper's Perry, and the
next morning the place was surrender?
ed to our forces.
"We afterwards had the satisfaction
of hearing, from good authority, that
the Secretary of war had pronounced
our defense of Crampton (Jap to be one
of the most gallant performances of the
war. Certainly it was a glorious ex?
ploit for eight hundred men to hole! at
bay twenty thousand for three hours,
and but for the rapid succession of im?
portant events occurring Just nt this
time this achievement of Mahone's bri?
gade would occupy a larger space In
news memories than it has done here?
tofore. A section of Crimes' Battery
was engaged In the battle, and was
, withdrawn by order of Colonel Munford,
after firing nil Its ammunition.
"Colonel Parham was in romm-nd of
Mn hone's Brigade, General Ma hone
bavins heen wounded in n previous bat?
tle. Colonel Munford, in his report,
says: 'Colonel Parham did everything
In his power to hold his position, and
Iiis Hub? command fought splendidly.
U hen the army was falling back Into
Virginia .after the battle of Sharps
burg rations became scarce, and the
men were given ten ears of corn for a
ctay s feed. One day one of the men
in the Virginia Defenders was noticed
by the other men coming from the di?
rection of General Mahone's headquar?
ters with his ten ears of corn upon his
arm. and upon being questioned said
that he had been to the general to com?
plain nf the shortness of his rations. He
said thai General Mnhone told him that
i- was the best that could bo done;
that he had nothing else for himself,
I nnd that he had Informed the govern?
ment that he did not object to tin- ten
ears of corn; that was all right, as far
as it went, but that five bundles of fod
| der should ncc vmpnny it as feed. He did
noi repeal G >ncral Mahone's reply.
IN' MANY GREAT BATTLES.
The company took part in the follow?
ing battles, besides numerous other en
gngements, some of which were of sufil
clcnt Importance to he termed battles:
Charles City Itoad, June 30, ISK2;
Second Mnnnssns, August 30, IS62; Mal
vcrn Hill. .Tilly 1. 1862; Crampton Gap,
Si ;?' tuber 30, 1862; Sharpsburg. Sep?
tember 17, 1862; Frederlckflburg, Decem?
ber 13, Chnncellorsvilte, May 1. 2
and ::. Im'.::: Sab in church. May ::. 1SH3:
Gettysburg, July 2 and 8, 1 S?;.t; Brlstoe
Station. October It. 1803: Mine Rim. De?
cember 2. 1863: Wilderness. May 6, ISC4;
Spottylvnnln >'. H., May 12, I8C4; Han?
over C. H.. May 2S and 29. 1804: Cold
Harbor, June 2 and ::. 1861; Turkey
Rid; e. June I to l^ot Frnjtor's Farm,
June l". 1SC1: Wlleox Farm, June 22.
i i Ourley House, June 28, ISO I: Cra?
ter. July 30, 1864: Davis' Farm. August
Hi IS I; lb ???ns' station. August 25.
ISfM Burgess Mill, August 29. 1864;
Butcher's Run, February t". 1865; Ame?
lia c. II. April 5. 1?'.".; Cumberland
Church, April 7. isi'.:>; Appomattox,
,\ i ril 9, IK."..
G A1 LA NT PORTSMOUTH SOLDIERS
The following Is n list of the names
\ on the muster rolls of the company in
I August, 1861, With the grades they at?
I Captain v.. T. Rlamlro, dropped at re?
organization, 1862; Captain Thomas
Bnrrnud, killed October 14th. 1863,
Bristol Station; captain John H. Gctyle,
promt ted captain, captured at Cramp
tor, c.ip September ll. 1862, exchanged
and surrendered at Appomattox; Lieu?
tenant A. T. Culpepper, resigned wlntoi
l862-'63, ill health; Lieutenant J
Thompson Ralrd, lost leg August 19th,
IS62, Davis Farm; and retired; Lieu ten
nut Leonard J. King, severely wounded
June 22d, IS64, Wllcox's Farm; First
Sergeant Joseph Stunner, transferred tc
Maryland line 1SC2: First Sergeant Wil?
liam Ii. Boyton, wounded, surrendered
nt Appomattox; Sergeant A S. Watts,
elected sheriff of Portsmouth Novem
bcr. 1SG1. und discharged; Sergeant W.
W. Davis, died from wounds received
July 1st. 1SC2, Malverh Hill; Sergeant
James H. Richardson, Sergeant Chaq,
A. IStheredge. transferred to commis?
sary department, rejoined the company
in July, 1SG4, surrendered at Appumat
BRAVE PRIVATES THESE.
John VV. Anderson, drummer, dis?
charged August. 1862, under nge; It. T.
,K. Bain, corporal furnished substitute
June. 18G2; James E. Brittingham,
wounded; Joseph P. Brownley, Eugene
H. Brown, corporal, appointed engi?
neer in navy, wounded at Port Fisher;
Wilson A. Butt, killed May 12th, IMil.
Bpottsylvanla; August Buff, appointed
hospital steward, 1381; William w.
Collins, wounded August 30th. 1S02, Sec?
ond Manassas; Jerome I. t'berry, pro?
moted assistant surgeon C. S. Army;
John O. Cooper, wounded July 3d, IMX
Gettysburg, surrendered at Appomat?
tox; Clarence Cooper, wounded near
Petersburg; Samuel Cutherell. furnish?
ed substitute 1*01; Silas S. Dapii, pro
moled sergeant, surrendered at Appo
mat tox; Edward Dardcn, William Deal,
wounded August 19th, 186-1. Davis'
Farm, surrender at Appomattox; Wil?
liam W. Digits, wounded August 19th.
1S64. Pavis' Farm, surrendered tit Ap?
pomattox; William Emmerson, Lavin J.
Gayle, promi ted adjutant Twelfth Ala?
bama Regiment, wounded at Bpottsyl?
vanla Courthouse May I2tlt, ISOt; John
M. Gaylo. killed October 29th, is?il. Bur?
gess* Mills; Robert S. Grant, detailed
1S02 for service in navy-yard; Edward
Grant. Charles W. Godwin, detailed
1861; William Godwin, severely wound?
ed August 30th, im;:;. Second Manassas:
Ellison Godwin, surrendered at Ap?
pomattox; win.am Gprnto, severely
wounded August 30th, is<;j. Second Ma?
nassas: Albert V, Hennlcke, appointed
hospital steward. Howard Grove; Jarno-;
K. Hayncs, wounded August :;oth, IS1,;'.*,
Second Manassas. died in hospital; Jn -.
U Herbert, wounded July 1st. Is-'.l'. Mul
| vcrn Hill, disehii4*;ed and enlisted in
.engineer corps: Samuel W- Hunter,
I severely wounded and detailed on hos
I pltal duty, rejoined company and sur?
rendered at Appomattox; Alonzo S.
Hubbnrd, detailed ISrtl to work in navy
yard; I. O. Ivey, transferred to Thir?
teenth Virginia Calvary; George W.
James, cantured on retreat from Pe?
tersburg; J. M. Jarvls, discharged 1861,
disability: John Jack, detailed l^;i to
work In navy-yard; John S. Jenkins,
promoted adjutant Fourteenth Virginia,
killed July 3d. 1862, Gettysburg: J dm
W. Lash, detached with sharp shooters
of regiment: James K. Langliorne, ap?
pointed engine >r in navy; Charles w.
Latlmer, transferred to navy: John
Linn, corporal, discharged lSi',2, over
ace; Stephen Lynch, killed accidentally,
l>>?l: James Manning, discharged 1S62,
disability: James Mercer, Francis Mc?
Coy, discharged 1882, over age; Martin
V. B. McCoy, died in hospital 1863 at
United States fort; Noah McPhersou,
Robert Moreland, captured and not ex?
changed; W. H. Moreland, dlscharg l
August. 1S02. over ng-; Nathan Mur
den, wounded July 30th, 1802. Crater;
James H. reters, transferred to naval
stores department; James C- Proctor,
wounded and disabled July 1s;, 1862,
Malvern Hill; George Poulson, dis?
charged for disability and appointed
hospital steward: Thomas V. Spady,
detailed as courier and surrendered at
Appomattox; Daniel G. Shaw, capture.)
nt Cramp ton Gap September 14th, 1S62;
Wm. Naylor Shelton, corporal, de?
tailed i<-ni to work in navy-yard: Robt.
1-:. Sibley, Albert A. Scott, detailed as
hospital steward: John Quin-y Tart,
discharged 1862, disability; Ed. R. Tom
llnson, drummer, discharged August.
1S02. under age: Edward B. Ward, pro?
moted adjutant Sixte -nth Regiment;
James P. Waiters. Joseph Well. n r.
detailed 1861 to work In navy-yard; N.
E. Whit-hurst, lost arm May 12th, 1884,
Bpottsylvanla; John w. Whi;.-hurst.
John S. wills, killed 1864 near Peters?
burg; Joseph P. Wills, died In I $63 nl
United States Fort, in hospital; N. E,
White, discharged isr.c, over age. en?
listed in the Norfolk Light Artillery
i'diies; Wm. S. Wilson, discharged 1861,
over age; James E. Wllkins, W. W.
?Williams, killed July 1st, 1802 Malvern
Hill: Walter Williams, Joseph Wil?
liams. Killed and died. 10.
A SERIES OF SERMONS.
Beginning to-night, the Rovj R. F
Beadles, of Centra] M. E. Church, will
begin a series of sermons to young
men. This pipulur and eloquent
young divine has selected four sub?
jects that are designed to especially a?
tract young men and no doubt h's
Church will be largely attended, and
his efforts highly appreciated by them.
This series will be preached on four
consecutive nights. They are:
First?"Profit and Loss."
Second?"The Saloon?The Poor
Third?"Is T.ife Worth laving1"
Fourth?"Is it True That Every Mar,
Has His Price?"
A MTSH TOX A P.T MEETING.
Th" Missionary Society of Writrh'
Memorial Church will hold its meeting
this afternoon at 3 o'clock. Amone
some of the Interesting features c.f the
occasion will be an address by Rev
s. C. Hatcher, the talented pastor of
Queen street M. E. Church. Norfolk;
a solo, by Miss Christine Riddick and
a duet, by Mrs Etheredge and Miss
Myrtle Pablo. Recitations will also lie
rendered by Misses Annie Cherry and
A most excellent pros-ram has been
arranged nhd the or :asion will doubt?
less be one of musical Interest.
ROBBED BY SHARPERS*.
Friday afternoon a gentleman from
the country came out of an uptown
store where he sold some produce. He
was met bj .Mr. Bailey, who asked him
to change a ten dollar note. The coun?
tryman drew out two live dollar bills
and handed them over. David Lawn lice
came up nnd held him while the other
man ran off with the money. The rob?
bery was reported to the police.
Oil-inns' Battery, Virginia Volunteers.
Mt. Ho.'eb Royal Arch Chapter No. 11.
A. F. & A. M.
Portsmouth Conclave No. 93, K. of P.
Tub water Lodge No. till. 1. O. < >. F,
Portsmouth Lodge No. 82, lt. I*. O. E
Police Commissioners, Mayor's office
Board of Health, Council chamber.
Edward Fen tress and Moses Good
man. f ist driving. $5 each.
White man. disorderly conduct; J3.
John Vick. drunk and disorderly; i~>
A white man. dru.nk; SI and costs.
THE KHEDIVE OF EGYPT. J 1
Abbas ii seems bent upon making
himself Impossible, and In the event of
his deposition becoming necessary the
readiest substitute would appear to be
his younger brother, who from ehild
htod upward was always the brighter
and more amiable boy of the two. But
there Is an alternative worth consider?
ation and that is the restoration of the
old Mussulman succession vested in
the elder branch of the family. This
was set aside In 1SG6 by Sultan Abdul
Aziz, who was bribed by the Viceroy
Ismail to alter the succession to his di?
It was then that he received from his
suzerain the high sounding Persian ti?
tle of khedlve. By litis arbitrary act
Prince llalim, the only surviving son of
Mehemet All, was excluded from the
succession in fuvor of Ismail's son
Tcwflk, Halim, the most liberal and
enlightened member of the family, is
now dead, but his children remain.
The eldest son. Prince Said, who has
received a careful European education,
wottl be persona grata to the Egypt?
ian people, both as the grandson of
Mehemet All and as representing a re?
turn to the Koranic law or succession.
The present khedlve Is the seventh
ruler of Egypt in the line of M dicmet
Ali, and the second Abbas. The name :
Is ti sinister one in the Egyptian d\nas?
ty. The first Abbas, who succeeded
Ibrahim In ist:?, b id o brief reign, but
long enough to make his memory exe?
crated. Cowardly nn:l cruel, addicted to
the most repugnant form of vice, he
was assassinated by his own creatures
In ix;.i at Abbnslyeh. in the palace
whose gaunt remains still line the road.
Ills name became a by-word In
Egypt, and the members of the vice?
regal family have always discreetly
consigned him to oblivion as much as
possible, lie did not reside nt the Cairo
citadel, like his predecessors, Mehemet
All ami Ibrahim, but built himself a
rambling palace In the heart of the
town, a consplcui us feature of which Is
a lofiy tow.r, which he used for his
hobby of pigeon flying. Latterly he hid
himself In Abbnslyeh.
DEATH OF A REMARKABLE OLD
NVrt Orleans Picayune.
Mrs. John It. Shaw, one of the oldest
resjdenta of the city, and a lady of dis?
tinguished family and one of the lead
| ers in society in early days, died Sun?
day. Mrs. Shaw was eighty-seven
, years old. but bad been In very good
.health until tw> ivcekti ago, when she
was attacked by grip.
MlB. Shaw's maiden name was
Clarisse Tharp, and she was a daugh?
ter of Major Tharp, of the United
Slates army, who came from a dis?
tinguished revolutionary family of
Philadelphia, and was an officer on the
staff of General Wilkinson, who was
: commander-ln-chlef of tin- United
States army after the retirement of
General Washington. On the maternal
i side her people were French, having
i emigrated to this country during the
I days of the French occupancy of Louis?
iana. Her maternal grandfather and
grandmother were married in the old
Cathedral in this city, the name being
De Breull, and they subseciu ntly re?
moved to St. Louis, and were among
the early Franch settlers, ranking with
the Ch deans and all that class of dis?
tinguish i p.- .pic who are still promi?
nent in the Mound City.
Major Thorp was siatloned at Raton
Rouge In loll', anil Mrs. Shaw was b irti
there in that year. She spent a great
deal of her early life in St. Louis, and
was a reigning belle there, beim: one
Of the most beautiful women and one
of the most accomplished and cultured
of her time, and having many ad?
mirers among the distlngu died young
men. She married John R Shaw, of
that city, nt.d they came to New Or?
leans in 1842. Mr. Shaw is remembered
as one of th<- leading private bankers
of the city. He died In IsOl.
IrARTT;?XT his rosddnnTi\~Nn.~~"va
Henry street, this city at 'i:M p m, Feb?
ruary 1?. IS?, EDWARD HARTT, aged ?7 !
)? as and 19 day?.
Kuner.il sei vices trim the residence,
this (Sunday) AFTERNOON at 3 1
o'clock, Friends and acquaintances are
tnvit- d to auc i.d.
M ORATH.-Oh February Sth isw. in
Po tsmouth, New Hampshire, BRIAN D.
Funeral services 3f the residence') No.
110 Ltn oln street. TO-MORROW (Mon?
day) AFTERNOON ;.t :i o'clock. Friends
and acquaintances ate ifcspoetfully iu??::i? I
to attend. Interment in St. Paul's Ceme?
X TT E NT I< IN I. O O. F.?M<EMR-E>RS
jflk of or,i) DOMINION u.
LOrXlB no. 5. I O. O i ' an i3(?^S&.
r?i ? ?? : to ^?$8?
scri.hle at then hail, - n Middle '
street, THIS (Sunday) EVENING at 2::?
o'clock for the purpose of paying the la.-?',
s id tribute lo oar deceased brother, ED?
WARD HARTT. Sister Lodges and
transient Brethren ?r,- respectfully asked
to unite with us. By order of tho Noble
Grand. i>. W. MURDEN,
j it ^ Recording Secretary.
Lost' fi:m.\! E kk-s-vmr toFpy;
white, with black spots and black
! car.1!; about months ?.!?:; answers to
name of "Dot." Reward if returned to
itxte Washington street, Portsmouth.
- fet2-3t '
\X?~ANT15iD TO PURCHASE CAT
>> boat about twenty-five feet; In
rood condition. Parties having stich tri
dispose oi will nletise correspond with ('.
II. F., ttox i. Portsmouth. it
*y AN'l lil'. - WHITE CTRL TO AS
* * sit: la work for three In family,
ox"-pt washing. Mr--. TMOS. GREEN,
corner Rose nnd Glasgow streets near
Church, Scottsvillc Portsmouth, va;
\y"ANTi:t> BY THOROUGHLY; s"?
?V ber. honest and energetic young
man, position as clerk In store, or any
i kind of honorable work, Reference fur
, nlshcd Addrt ss W. J A., care Virgin
I ian-rilot, Portsmouth, Va. It
Hufiorf?iK My Ferries
Whereas, by virtue of Soolton 1371 of
the Code of Virginia, edition l-.v7.aj
amended by an Act of the General As?
sembly of Virginia approved February
23d, 189$, the Council "i tho City of Ports?
mouth und Heard ot Supervisors or Nor?
folk Countv are authorized, if they deem
best for the interest of said city and
county, after advertising tho satuo for
thirty days previous to the day of lease,
to lease out the Ferries which now ply,
by authority of law. between the city of
Portsmouth and Norfolk and Wellington
Point or Berkley, known us tho Norfolk
County Ferries, at public auction, to the
highest tiidder. for a teroi of ten years,
upon such terms and conditions us the
said Council and Hoard of Supervisors
shall determine, and may require bond or
bonds from the lessee or lessees :n such
sum as they may deem best for th*
faithful performance ot tho terms of th?
lease. ,ind with sureties deemed by them
sutheient which bond or bonds shall be
made payable to the City of PortsmoMth
and Norfolk County, provided that ?ald
Council and Hoard of Supervisors itiay
lease out the said Ferries as a whole, or
la such parts as they may deem best for
the Interest of the sad city and county.
And. whereas the said Council of the
City of Portsmouth and Hoard of Super?
visors of Norfolk County, rcspcctlvt-ly,
<!? oincd It to the best Interest of said
city and county to lease out the said
Ferries, dqtcrmln-ed and approved eertnln
terms and conditions upon wheh the sula
Ferries should be leased: and did appoint
the undersigned a committee wlih in?
structions to advertise and leaso the
same ni accordance with said terms and
conditions; now, therefore, we, the under.
G guctl, in pursuance of said Instructions,
at 12 O'CLOCK M. on the ist DAY OF
MARCH, ISM, at public auction, to tho
highest bidder, in front of the Courthouse
do ir, In the City of Portsmouth, offer for
lease lor a term of ten years the Ferries
which now ply, by authority of law, be
twi en the Cities of Portsmouth and Nor?
folk and Wellington Point, or lie-kiey,
known as the Norfolk County Ferries, to?
gether with all the steamers, boats, their
apparel and appurtenances, und tha
whiuves, clocks, landings, buildings and
all other properly now own?d by tho
l lid city and count} and now used or
subject to be used In connection with and,
for the us.-s and purposes of said Ferries,
subject to tin- terms, conditions ami pro?
vision* determined and approved by said
Council of the City of Portsmouth and
Hoard or Supervisors of Norfolk County,
which said terms and conditions may bo
seen nt I ho oflicc of K. Thompson. Jr..
Clerk of the city Council, and Alvah It.
Martin, Clerk of the Board "r supervisors.
The committee reserves tho riirtu to re?
ject any and .ill b ds. and no bid shall be
received until the person or .parsons mak?
ing the sann- Khali have deposited a cer?
tified Check for the sum of $2.<-iX>, payable
to the Treasurer of the County of Nor?
folk and Treasurer -r the city of Ports?
mouth, to be forfeited upon his or their
failure to comply with such bids or the
terms of the l-nse. but to bo returned to
: surh bidder upon Ills bid being rejected or
on h a compliance With the terms Of said
i leise. JOHN A. CODD,
Chairman Commlttei Board of Supervi?
sors, Norfolk County; V.l.
W.T. BACKUS, Jr..
Chairman Committee City Council, Ports
I mouth. Va. ' |a23-30t
Tho regular nnnu.il meeting of tht
VILLA HEIGHTS COMPANY will ba
held at No. 809 High street, Portsmouth,
on TUESDAY. FEBRUARY MTU, 1 ?99,
at 12 6*1 lock noon. All shareholders nro
urged to be prosnnl
fe3-10t Secretary and Treasurer.
Special Offers for a Few Days.
Pure Crenmcry nutter, 2ie. We win of
fer for i few days only fresh Oyster
Crackers Nle-Naeks, Soda Crackers,
Lemon Cakes ind Ginger Snaps at 6c. per
pound. Come quick before they go. l-'lno
Maryland Packed Peaches. l<>.~. per can,
this Is less than the wholesale price on
these goods. Partien Pears, 3 pound cans,
lOc,: California Prunes, 6c;: Juicy Or?
anges, I"'', per dozen; Fine Corned Spots,
Be. ]"?!? pound; Boston Baked Beans, 3
pound I-in;;. <'?>?. Try oiii- ISrownlo lirand
Peach If you want something good.
C. W. HUDGINS &. CO.
Both Phones. S02 Crawford street.
II, B. WILKINS
? HAS A CHOICE LOT OF?
*?i Stove and Nut Coal
JUST FROM THE MINES.
Three-story Warehouse, No. 610 Craw?
ford strrft: excellent location for a cro
c?rv. notion, hardware or commission
house: rent. S"r. per month.
JNO. U WATSON.
SOD I!l?h street. Portsmouth. Va.
Genuine Imported Italian Paste, at the
low price of 10c. per pound. Macaro.nl,
French and American. Am still selling
a line corn at Sc. per can. 3 pounds Toma?
toes at 7c. June Peas at 7c. Fine Teas
ar.d Coffees, fresh roasted and ground.
E. R. BARKSDALE.
129 Court street.
Bell 'phone. 22?3. no25-6m
firs. E. L. Brittinghatit,
Cut Flowers, Decorations, Funeral Designs
l'lints and Bulbs.
60o London St., Portsmouth, Va
??ld i.iic !t34!t.
I vWj* ?vv.,.-. W ...
An Attack of G'ippe
Can bo warded off by the "ounce of pre
vonllon" in the shape of our "Antl
Grlppc Pills They are n positive euro
for Grippe, Neuralgic Headaches, aching
In limbs and joints and pains In chest,
Mings and back: price, 25 cents box. Carr's
Cough Balsam will cure that old hanging
on cough and if taken at bed time will
relie ve your cough and Induce sweet na?
tural Sleep. Wo are receiving line trstl
monatls dally as to it? efficacy. Price 2.">c
We carry a largo lino of hot water bags
at Wo. and up. Wo also carry the largest
line of poti :.t me II. inew In the city which
are sold at "cut rates.''
Jerome R. Carr
?Wholesale an<l r.etall Druggists,?
Corner Court and County and Green, near
All 1'atent Medicines at Cut Rates.
YOUR CAPITAL, YOUR CREDIT AND YOUR GnOD NAME ARE INVOLVED
IF YOU INSURANCE FAILS YOU.
We charge no more for SAFETY FUND POLICIES, which are CONFLAGRATION PROOF than others
charge for interor protection.
T!i<e liest la -tSie? <L lajpesst,
JOHN L, WATSON, . , Fortamoutli, Va.