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THE NEWS OF NORFOLK ON PAGES TWO, THREE. FIVE AND SlX~
Washington, June 27, 1899.
For Virginia: Increasing cloudiness
Wednesday; threatening Thursday;
light southerly winds.
For North Carolina: Threatening
weather, with showers on the Imme?
diate coast; threatening Thursday;
liKht southerly winds.
Norfolk .I Vtrlullr
WEATHER FORECAST FOR
Fair; stationary temperature; varia?
TEMPERAT U RE. RAINFALL. AND
Maximum temperature . 83
Minimum temperature . 69
Normal temperature . 78
Departure from normal .minus 2
Departure from normal since Jan?
uary 1st .minus 26
Rainfall In pnst 24 hours .01
Rainfall since 1st of month .5.39
Mean humidity _.. 78
Sun rises 4:47 a. m.; sets 7:29 p. m.
Norfolk: High water. 0:2G a. m., 12:5s
P. m. Low water. 6:44 a. ni., 7:14 p. m.
<~>ld Point: High water. 0:03 a. tn.,
12 37 p. m. Low water, 6:23 a. in., 6:53
GORMAN.?At the residence of her
father, No. 3f,o Polish street. Monday,
June 20th, 1S99, at 2:05 o'clo. k p. m.,
JULIA daughter of Thomas and the late
Tho funeral will tike place from Sacred
Heart Catholic Church TO-M<>RRmv
(Wednesday) MORNING at 10 o'clock
Friends of the family are Invited to at?
SPALDING.?At the residence or his
son. W. R. Moore. So? W. Highland ave?
nue. Tuesday. June 27. at 6:15 o'clock 111
the afternoon, S. S. SPALDING, in his
The funeral service will he held from
the above residence THIS (Wednesday)
AFTERNOON at 5 o'clock. Friends und
acquaintances are respectfully -invlt. d to
JORDAN.?At his resilience, Nn
Washington avenue, Iluniersvillc. Tui s
day, June 27th, 1599 at S:t."> o'clock p. n?i,
WALTER F., son of th<? late Marshall P.
and Ellen F. Jordan, aged :is years.
The funeral Will take place from Bl
Mary's catholic Church TO-MORROW
(Thursday! MORNING al 9:80 o'clock
Friends of tho family are Invited to at?
Monuments and Gravestone;.
The selection of n suitable
memorial In ninililo or gran
itn enn bft readily mads from
our stock, for we entry tho
largest nssorlmcnt of finish?
ed designs In the South.
THE COUPER MAnBLE WORKS
fS?lRbll?lte<i BO Tvnra.)
inU-IO:i Kiin ? Ml. .Vorlolu. Vn.
.11BK I IMI.H.
I. O. R. MEN.
CHIEFS AND BROTHERS OF WYAN
DOTTR TRIBE No. 42, IMP'D OKDUIt
OF RED MEN.?Attend a regular coin ii
sleep of your tr!he, to he held on Tins
(Wednesday) SLEEP, at the Sth run.
Business? Bb ction of officers nnd other
By order of tic Tilue.
GEORGE W. HI Li?
lt Chief Of B.irds.
AM UN KM F..VIS.
Week of June 26th, 1899.
OSCAR P. BlSSON.Manager
WALTER CABBY.Stage Manager
Grand Minstrel Performance
CARLIN & CLARKE'S
20 EXPERT EXPONENTS OE MIN?
One week, beginning Sunday. Matinee
Julv 2d. SCHIL/.ONY1 and HIS MAR?
VELOUS HUNGARIAN ROYlv?M4-LI
TARY BAND. Greatest attraction of its
kind on earth.
S. K. Corner Nebraska and Union Jsls.
JAMBS M. BARTON .Prop, and Mgr.
OPEN EVERY NIGHT IN THE YEAR
Presenting a Respectvnle, Up-to-Date
Vaudeville Entcrlainmt tit.
Matinees Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sat?
urdays at 2 p. m. Evening performance
at 8 p. m. Admission?10c., 15c., 25.:.
All Hats trimmed and un
trimmed will be sold at re?
During the months of June,
July and August we will trim
all hats bought of us free of
MRS. H. POSNER.
Full Set. JS.OO to 110.00.
, Gold Fillings, $1.00 and up.
>s Silver and Amalgam Fillings, 50c ,
( and up.
V Gold Crowns, J.'.OO to $10.00.
( Vitalized Air for Painless Extrac?
tion of Teeth. Physicians endorse it.
ALBANY DENTAL PARLORS, \
DR. W. W. FREEMAN,
374 Main Street.
Slowly but surely have our Oxford
mixtures worked their way to the front.
Your next suit should be one of them.
Tailored in our own exclusive way.
RUDOLPH1 & WALLACE.
b , \ 333 Main street.
Monthly Meeting of Pickett-Bu
1'rlbnto of IEp?i>r?'l )o .Memory of llio
l.nlo l>r. Armstrong? ?omiuunclcr
WnUttle's Account of ibeKsenpa of
ilio t'oufederittu Ntonuior Nnshvlllo
Tho regular monthly meeting of.
Plckett-Buclmnan Camp, Confederate
Veterans, was held In Us hall last
evening at s o'clock. Present: Prcd
Greenwood, commander; T. B. Jackson,
adjutant, and a full lino of officers and
comrades, and a considerable number
of indies and friends of the camp.
The mi Cting was called to order by
Uic commander and prayer offered by
The minutes of the last meeting of,
the camp and the report of the Execu?
tive Committee were read and ap?
The following tribute of n spect to
the memory of late Comrade Itev. Dr.
Georgo D. Armstrong, presi nted by the
special committee, llcv. Or. \V. s. Lacy,
chairman, was adopted by the camp by
a unanimous rising vote.
REV, GEORGE 1). ARMSTRONG, 1).
i>-, 1.1,. Ii.
In the death of Rev. George D.
Armstrong, D. D., LL I"., on Wednes?
day, May llth. 1899, at the t p- a;., of
S6. Plckett-Bucha nan Camp, Confede?
rate Veterans, has lost one of 1'.:= most
illustrious members, the community
oi.f its most eminent and useful clll
7.en and religion a most faithful ex?
ponent and shining example. In tic
rapidly decreasing ranks of those who
shared in the hardships and glories "t
the memorable days of 1SC1-1S65, an?
other nuisi )..? nupied who has laid
down the weary burden of this; life mid
entered Into rest, it is becoming in us
who remain to recall ids valued ser?
vices, io ein rish hiss memory und emu?
late his virtues.
_Dr. Armstrong was born in Mend
hnm, N. .1., September 15th, 1813. ii a
lather was the Rev. Aiizie Armstrong,
l'. I1. Having been gruduaied from
Princeton College in I*:'-', he cane:
South, Inning n brother, Rev. \Vm. J
Armstrong, l>. D., at nnc 'im- pastor
id" the First Presbyterian Church,
Richmond, Va., with whom he lived.
Ho engaged in teaching a few years
and pursued his theological course, ? n
tcring Union Semlnury at llnmpden
Sidney, Va-, in 1836. While :? student
of divinity ho was elected profess ir -'f
chemistry mid physical science In
Washington College, Lexington (n w
Washington and lee University), and
Served with distinguished nbillt> from
1838 to 1S51. While fulfilling tin duties
of his professorship be v. as ordained
to the Presbyterian ministry in ist::,
and mlnisli red as opportunity afforded
to country churches adjacent. In 1 s.r.I
ho was called to tho pastorate of the
Flrsl Presbyterian Church In this city,
closing Ids long, useful and successful
term of service In lv.'l tor forty years
doing faithful work na a minister,
winning, retaining and cementing the
good win. confidence and affection of
the people of his charge and of tie
whole community. For forty-eight
years lie was before the eye of the t it.v.
tested n::d proven as few have been,
and ever appearing as pure as gold.
In IV..". the year of tie pestilence. Or,
Armstrong, with other brave clergy?
men. Protestant and Catholic, s;.I at
his post, the faithful and Indefatigable
pastor, the loving friend ami .nfort
ing consoler, until himself strli ken
down by f.-ver and losing from Iiis
family four out of seven members.
The bond thai specially binds him to
the hearts of tins enmn is the part he
bole dUrlllK Hie War between tlie
States. He had no official connection
with the Confederate government and
tu vcr received a commission, but if
suffering and service entitles one to !)?
numbered among us, his name finds
high and h inornblc mention. Because
he would not prostitute Iiis pulpit to
sectional displays and Federal adula?
tion he wns Imnrisoned March 2d. isiit.
by General Butler and subjected to
cruel Indignities; nor was he released
until September, lie was then banished
from Norfolk and sent through the lines
to itb hmoiid. F-#*?i-h,?remainder of
the war he served as Presbyterian mis?
sionary to the Third Corps of tin- Army
of Northern Virginia, under appoint?
ment of ecclesiastical authority, serv?
ing in the tented field as chaplain und
enduring the hardships and exposure
of men in the ranks- After the sur?
render at Apnomattox he was paroled
as a. "Volunteer "ii General I<ongstrc >t's
Stuff." Dr. Armstrong was also well
known as an author ami many works
from his pen reveal his painstaking
scholarship, his wide range of scientific
ns well as theological study, Iiis nfflil
ent knowledge und charity id' thought
Tho camn desires to place op record
Ibis memorial of our departed and d s
tinguished comrade. His modest;-, as
well ns the ttulel nvenues of Iiis pro?
fessional life and study, veiled his
greatness from us. His later years of
increasing Infirmity removed him in a
measure from lie- public eye and
thought. We who knew him recognize
that "u Prince and a great man" lias
passed from us,?
"Itleh in saving common-sense, ?
And. ns tin- greatest only ure,
In Iiis sublimity sublime.
O good gray head which all men knew;
o iron nerve to true occasion true;
O fali'n ut length that t ?wer of
Which stood four situate to nil the
winds that blew."
The cnm:> feeling deeply their own
personal loss. v. uM express sine, re and
profound sorrow with those whose lies
bound them Stl'.l mere closely to him.
and extend their unfeigned anil heart?
felt sympathy t" the bereaved ->nes.
May the God in whom he trusted and
whom he served be their support and
stay in the hour of trial:
COMMANDER WHITTLE'S AD?
At tho conclusion of the readins of
the well prepared tribute by Comrade
Dr. Lucy, Commander Green? od pre?
sented Lieute nant C immanHer William
Lieutenant Commander Whittle, In
strong and forceful language, rendered
his account of the escape from Beau?
fort. N. c, ist;?, of the Confederate
States steamer Nashville, and her naf<
entry into the port of Georgetown, S.
C, several days Inter.
This vessel was commanded by the
late Captain Robert B. Pc-gram, of this
?ity. but at the time of the perilous
voyage, minutely detailed by Lleuten- ,
ant Commander Whittle, wns com?
manded by himself with an only partial
Tho successful running through the
fleet of United States shins guarding
tho point from which she started, and
I* r trio down the const to near the
l> >rt of Charleston, and her successful
run to Georgetown, makes It one of
the most daring achievements in the
history of the Confederate navy.
The cami), by a unanimous rising
vote, tendered its thanks to Lieutenant
Commander Whittle, and there being
no further business, it adjourned.
HAY IS HIGH.
PROSPECTS THAT THIS STAP1.F.
WILL REACH $20 BY AUGUST.
Along in March and April, when the
roads in the West were BO bad. hay
went ut? from about t'.l to $11 nor ton.
Then when the reads became good
again the farmers rushed their hay to
market and prices eased* off Oil heavy
Hay is again going steadily upward,
(his time on account of scarcity, and
the Indications nre that orlces will be
120 per ton for No, 1 Timothy hay b>
the 1st Of August.
Tie- markets on corn and eats have
been Bteady of late, but .Inly wheat
has declined in Chicago from 79 t>> 72
cents a bushel. This is on account of
the heavy primary receipts and the
. beginning id' the wheat harvest in the
LIVE WIRE ON STREET
A Horso Knocked Down Corner of
Main and Atlantic Streets.
two Ilenvlly Charged Wires Down
ai Hie < oi nor ol "tin In nml Atlantic
Mrerti I'nr Moiliclliue, Inn Mo Hue
Ilm i ? rulllc Delayed.
Hoth of the trolley wires at the corner
of Main and Hank streets were broken
yesterday afternoon at about 0:30
eu k by a Bank Street lino trolley
Eli) ping from the wire and brei king the
supii its. As good la k would have it,
no .me was hurt by the live wire,though
it 11 maiiied en tin street for some time.
A pair of horses, thawing a
I wagon loaded with garden truck
from the country ? came in con?
tact with the wire directly after it
j fell, hut, strange to say, tile animals
] were no: injured beyond temporary
! shuck. The wire was charged with the
usual voltage, and ordinarily a horse
coming into contact with such a wire
would have been electrocuted within a
When tin- horses and wire came into
contact One of the former was knocked
' down by the shock, and the man and
; boy in the wagon Jumped in the street.
A number of persons in Mills street/who
saw the horso fall, called la the occu?
pants of the wagon to keep away from
I the live w ir. . The horse fell ..n the
wire, and pull..I his mate down with
him. but both staggered |Q their feet
and started down the street, 'f'o spec?
ial.us say that one animal was so heav?
ily .barged with electricity that When
Ins I'.-.-: would strike the pavement It
, would . aus.- sparks :.. fly, lt.ith horses
wore evidently badly frightened.us they
started dowti Main street at n lively
j gait, and having no driver had their
ow n choice of n route. The one chosen
: brought the wag in Into collision with
street car No. 103, which was stand
; ing on Main street, near Van Wycks'
Academy of Music. The car was
only slightly damaged by the collision,
but the wagon was broken Into splint?
ers, anil cucumbers and other garden
truck were scattered broadcast over
the street. The lucky horses again had
nn almost miraculous escape from
death or serious injury.
As soon as the powerhouse was noti?
fied of the broken wire the current was
cut off, and all Bank, Granby, Main
and East Main street cars were tied up
for over an hour.
FOR THE MONUMENT.
WORK OF YOUNG DAUGHTERS OF
This band of noble women sometime
since determined to assist in raising the
funds necessary to complete the Con?
federate monument, in accordance with
the original design. The following re
i port will show what has been accom
! pushed in a short time:
The Young Daughters of the Confed?
eracy wish to acknowledge the follow?
ing contributions receive.1 by them for
the Hind for the figure to be placed on
! the top of the ton federate monument:
i George Briggs .$ 50 on
Andrew S. Martin. 20 <">
John Muriner . 10 00 <
S. Q. Collins . 10 00
Miss Bessie Roberts . 25 00
Miss Annie Henry . It 00
Louis White . 10 00
Mrs. ,T. M. .Ionian . .". <>?
Miss Fannie Hill . 2 oo
? Mrs. Nannie Craft . 1 00
Mrs. Rogers . l 00
Mr. Gunning, of Detroit . 1 00
Mrs. John Wlngfleld . l 00
Miss Grace St.iiisw..rt;i . f> 00
Cash Chr..ugh Miss Susie Payne) 7 00
Dolly Whaley(rcalized from Chil?
dren's play). 1 15
Fnnnl ? Thomas, Emily Denby,
Alice Davis (proceeds from
law u party). 1 01
Total .$15!) 16
Young Daughters of the Confed?
eracy. if, si
rand Total .$u?oa 00
MI Hl AM UM STADT Kit.
Mrs. F. A. WALKE,
Rp-tvartti < hon u Tu.Night.
Instead of the regular "Wednesday
night services at Epwortta Church to?
night there will be a meeting of un?
usual interest under the control of the
Epworth League of that church. Mrs.
s: T. Dickinson, Jr., chairman, and the
Devotional Committee have done all in
their power to arrange an interesting
program, and as this will be the last
devotional meeting this Summer,
large attendance is requested.
A big line of negligee shirts with
prices thai w ill make you a. purchaser.
RUDOLPH! & WALLACE,
333 Main street.
NORFOLK HIGH SCHOOL ;
Excellent Work Done For its,
ii? Grndiinto* l'rogrri* Well lit other
Nctiools mid Takf ?nd Maintain
IIIkIi Rank in I lie Wnlbs or. Ua?l*
ucn 1.1 le
The Norfolk High School is only five
years old. but it has made an enviable
record for performing excellent work
for Its pupils. Notwithstanding the
youth of this school the rolls of various
colleges bear testimony to the thor?
oughness of the training given, for Its
graduates take high tank in matricu?
lating in advanced institutions of learn?
ing. The following list of pupils pre?
pared altogether, or at least part, in
our high school, and their work during
the past year re licet s high credit upon
the school board, sup rlntcndent of
schools, and the teach' rs:
At the University of Virginia?Arm
Istcad Doble, graduate In Latin, Math?
ematics and Knghsh Literature.
David Hirchler, graduate in Anatomy,
liioiogy and KngL.-h Literature.
Arthur Morris, graduate In English
Literature, Moral Philosophy and Po?
William C. Whittle, Jr.. graduate In
French and Chemistry.
Richmond t\.liege - r.urnley Lank
ford, graduate in Latin, German, His?
tory and Chemistry.
Sidney Pollard, Junior Chemistry
Medical College of Virginia?Clarence
W. Cowper, second year of the medical
course, including Histology* Matoria
Mid.ca. .Surgery. Hygclne, Bacteriolo?
gy, Therapeutics, Botany and Chem?
Virginia Military Institute?Etlward
Cannon and George C. R. Kelly, pro?
moted from thud das? to second;
Branch Johnson ahd Waller Downer,
promoted from fourth class to third.
Mt. St. Joseph s College, Md. -John
Carroll, graduate with degree of B. a.
and Math. Medalist.
Andrew Carroll, graduate with de?
gree of It. A. and English Medalist.
Hnmpdcn-Sldnc'y College?Porter Y.
Johbson, graduate in Moral Philosophy,
Phy.-icai Scene,' and English Litera?
ture; also Junior Orator at mid-Winter
United States Military Academy.
West Point, N. V.- Harry Hodges, pre.
mo ted from fourth to third-class, with
Rnmlolph-Mncon Woman's College,
Lynchburg, Va.?Miss Sadie Jernigan,
graduate in Latin. Harmony, Counter?
point and Musical History; also Junior
University of North Carolina?Benja?
min Skinner, finished Sophomore
GRADUATES WHO TEACH.
The following graduates of our High
.school are teachers In the public
schools: Jennottc Gantt, Bessie How?
ard, Florence Barbour, Nlta Wise, Liz?
zie Ma table. Gertrude Thomson und
Three of the graduates who have en?
tered business pursuits are doing well.
Prominent among these are Messrs. B.
Keleey Saul, stenographer in South
Carolina, and Frank A. Walker, private
secretary and Stenographer, Washing?
There are numerous othert?, both
young ladies and gentlemen, hut these
will suffice to illustrate our claim that
the graduates of this school will take
and maintain rank with the graduates
nf any nigh school in Virginia or the
Ice Cl int Te?t Itotfiiil.
The Ice-making plant put in at the
Chris. Heurlch beer bottling works by
a Delaware company has been In
charge of that company since its Instal?
Yesterday the test of it was begun,
ami this will continue for thirty days,
The. plant is guaranteed to make 2ZM
tons of ice per day of 21 hours. If it
stands the test it will be accepted at
the end of this term. The plant Ih*?
never before been run to ltd guaran?
teed capacity, but In the past few days
new condensers have been added, and
it Is believed that the plant will now
meet the lest. There are seven tanks,
and it takes seven days to freeze a
tank. This gives a product of on*tank
a day. A tank gives eight blocks of
2>ij tons each.
'I ho ltaiid?l|?h?Mneon Presidency.
A dispatch from Ashland says: The
Board of Trustees of Rnndolph-Macon
College will meet In Richmond Thurs?
day. June .".Uli. to elect a ?resident of
?the college at this plnce. The meeting
promises to be very interesting, as
friends of the several candidates are
working hard. It is rumored lo re t
night that Rev. James A. Duncan will
b- the ill ice of the board for presi?
dent arid D:\ W. J. Young will com.- to
till the chair of theology. Bishop Jehu
C. Grnnbery will preside over the meet?
OTHER LOCAL ON PAGE 5
Both 'phones 1109. Pianos tuned.
Piano Buyers, Read This I
Wo will offer this week severul very
line slightly used piano- taken In ex?
change for the Peerless St left Piano
Among tii- lot is one Rosewood Upright'
:< pedals, beautiful tune, richly carved
looks like new piano, only
Another one, Muhogany C:ise, little bet?
ter, J170, end still another, us good as
If you prefer buying a New Piano come
and sec the STIEFF. We have the sto k
to select from. You buy direct from
Liberal terms, regular prices.
?'!1 \RLBS M. STir.FF,
Molltlcello Building, Granby Street.
Wiite postal for cut special price list
WATT. RETTEW & CLAY.
Many men consider this the
best men's goods store in
town. Many more will.
We have taken oar entire
line of the w ell-known
"FITWELL" NEGLIGEE SHIRTS
?not a low odd sizes and
sorts, but our entire line?the
identical shins that are on sale
to-day by the exclusive haber?
dashers, and dealers geiu-rally,
.it $1.25, and which we have
been selling right along at $1
REDUCED THEM TO 69:.
,?including, of course, a pair
of new-shape separate link
These shirts are made ot"
first quality madias checks
and stripes ? made for men
who appreciate,flne workman?
ship?and, they are guaranteed
to fit as liny should.'
In connection with the "Fit
wells'- we show a new line of
Till; SI ANCHOR BRAND
NEGLIGEE SHIRTS, AT 69c.
This, too, includes a pair of
the new-shape separate link
I cull's. I
We consider this quite an
unusual occasion and we look
for a heavy response to this
We have two splendid styles
PURE LISLE VESTS
AT HALF PRICE.
?one finished with lace, the
other with pink, blue and lav?
ender silk?willi silk taped
neck and armholes?beautiful
REGULAR 50c. YHSTS
AT 2 5c. EACH.
We have filled one of our
Granby street windows with
Be sure to see them.
If you appreciate a clear sav?
ing you'll buy freely.
At any rate, whether you
buy or not, see them.
Watt, Rettew & Clay
Dalmation Insect Powder,
Sticky Fly Paper,
Poisoned Fly Paper.
-for sali: by?
Trotter's Dru^ Store,
388 Main Street, Corner Church.
In yesterday's issue we par
tially described some <> cent
I awns which looked like
Linen, a^ being of lineny ap
pearance. The types made us
appear immeasurably foolish,
when the statement read of a
Five cent lawns that look
like linen?of lineny appear?
was never so satisfactory.
All kinds command attention.
But the Ladies' 26-inch at 98
cents is the most rapid seller.
An assortment of mourning
handles was added yesterday.
and at 5 cents a yard. Neat
designs and printed upon a
serviceable cloth. Close buy?
ing on our part makes it possi?
ble for you to get them at such
a figure. The real worth is
Joscpti Brown, 220 main St.
The full comfortable
kind, full V/3 yards
around bottom and with
9 ample fullness around
I hips?one of the most
important points that most
other stores overlook.
Prices 75c. anil Dp.
34 Granby Street.
Old Phone 888
Tazewell Thompson, Treasurer.
Louis T. Ooble. Secretary.
211 Main Street.
BOTH PHONES 258.
Patronise a home Institution. We want
your business. As :>ti evidence, we guar
antee lowest rates consistent with safety,
absolute proti :i an 1 prompt attention.
BICYCLES. 99 Models, $40.
\; popular wheel ever ?old, as
Bon Compare ihe large number of
n io that ol ihy other make.
GET THE BEST AND .'
large number sold each
llimblers used In this aeo
217 and over 289 Main Street?
Look and Read Below!
; Main street Is tl ? place to nnd them,
kins and Tow. : ;. ; M . .? .-:reet Is the
If In want of nionrninp Dress Goods.
If In want of Tab!. Damask. Doylies. Na
place to Und them.
If la want of \\ ash iloods of any kind 33?'. Main street Is tho place.
If tu want <>f Embroideries and All-over effects. :tSG Main street Is the place.
If in want ef an easy comfortable Utting Corset, 338 Main street is the place.
If in w ant ? ?? Ladles' and Gents' t ad iTWear, Cloves, in Kid and Silk. Pari?
sols an i Handkerohlefs, so to ?L
L. H. WH1TE.HURST, 336 Malll Street.
NEW PHONE S57.