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WATT. RETTEW 4V CLAY.
The ** W. R. & C."
Cotton at sc. a Yard.
This fine, unbleached yard-wide
cotton we have made to our order
under our own stamp, "W. R. & C."
It is of very fine texture, closely
woven, and it washes beautifully.
You can't buy its equal anywhere
under 6%c. We price it
5c. A YARD.
If you want a full bolt, or more, we
ask only 4'/;C. a yard for it.
Splendid Bleached Sheets ? hemmed
ready for use?size 63x90 Inches?
Unbleached Sheets ? heavy, round
thread cotton?sizo SlxttO Inches?I2e.
Tho famous "D. G. u." Bleached
Sheets?size 90x90 Inches?no better
sheets made?50c. each.
Extra Quality Hemstitched Bleached
Sheets ? size 90x1)0 Inches?B2'/4c.
"Dewey" Pillow- Cases?tape border?
size 45x36 inches?Kta. each.
Tho well known Utlea Billow Cases?
Rlze 45x36 Inches?1214c. each.
(Hem.stltched Pillow Cases?tine soft
. cotton ? -size. 43x36 inches?1214c.
Extra size rillow Cases?54 x 36 Inches?
Bolster Cases?12x72 Inches?25c. each.
Hemstitched. 3.V. each
PEHOA1.BS-The 10c. grade. 1 yard
wide?5c. a yard.
Muslin Underwear offerings
of a tempting nature.
There's an individuality about the Muslin Underwear we show. It is
entirely different from the hurriedly-thrown-together sorts with which this
city is flooded.
Each garment is fashioned after perfect fitting models?cut full?allow?
ing ample room to move about in.
Read below of the tempting values which we shall oiler to-morrow:
More Handsome Plaids
for Circular Skirts.
Quite a number of new Cheviot
plaids have come to us during the
past few days--big fellows, with
plenty of style to them. A piece of
solid gray mixture came with the
These stylish cheviots measure full
5S inches wide--2>2 yards r.re enough
for a skirt. Price
$1 A YARD.
We will be pleased to show them
to you, whether you desire to pur?
chase or not. See (hem.
Sale of Laces
Splendid imitation Torchon Lacs?
1 to 4 inches wide?8, 10 and 12><c.
grades, to go at 5c. a yard.
Pretty Val. I-ae?s?15e. Instead of 19c.
ji dosen yards.
Regular 3714c. and Hoc. Val. Laces?in?
sertions to match?to pro at 23c. a
Pretty Swiss Embroideries?6 to s
Inches wide?the 12',ic., 15c. and 17c.
grades, to so at 10e. a yard.
Cambric Embroideries?114 to i inches
wide?7 and Sc. grades, to go at 5c.
Heavy, open-work Cambric Embrolde
| I lies?showy patterns ? tho 1214c.
grade, to ko at lOc. a yard.
We've a very attractive sterling
silver souvenir spoon. The word
"Norfolk" is daintily engraved in the
gold lined bowl.
The handle bears the Seal of Vir?
ginia?"Sic Semper Tyraimis." The
word "Virginia" appears on the stem.
Of course, it's regarding the "Amer?
ican Lady" Corset.
Couldn't talk of better corsets if
we'd try. There are none better.
You can pay as much for a corset
as you wish?up (o ten or twelve dol?
lars?but you can't buy a more com?
fortable or better fitting corset than
the "American Lady" at any price.
"American Lady" corsets--four
styles-Si a pair.
Five splendid styles of Qowns at 50c.
each, made of ;;oo<l cotton, cut full
?trimmed with ? embroidery and
Fine Cambric Kreuch Gowns?3 styles
?embroidery and luce trimmed?
regular 75c. vuluo at 59c. each.
Four styles of downs at 7'.'e. each.
Beautifully trimmed with embroid?
Regular 11.25 downs at $1 each?I
styles?cotton and cambric.
ReKular $1.75 Gowns at $1.19 each?6
styles ? cotton and cambric?lace
Fine Cambric Qowns?regular $3.50
quality?rich laco trimmings?$2.25
Very dainty Midi Gowns?tho $3.75
quality?richly trimmed with lace?
Four styles of Skirts at 50e. each,
made of best COttOlt, umbrella
ruftle, with (lust rullle, lace trim?
med, full 314 yards around.
Splendid Cotton Skirts ;n 7.V each
umbrella rufllo with deep embroid?
Umbrella. Skirts with flnunc? of de-op
embroidery and dust ruffle, $t>c.
each. Another stylo at this price
Is trimmed with l'oint de Paris
Belter grades of Skirts at $1. $2. $2.69
and $3 each.
Chemise made of good cotton?corded
Fine Cambrlo Chemise, w'.th corded
Skirt Chemise?made of tine Cambric
?rufll" and tucks at bottom?laco
around neck and glecves?SOc. ?ach.
Very excellent Chemise, of line Cam?
bric, at 75c. each.
Lawn and Cambric Chemises at 89c.
each. Have embroidery and lace
top and bottom.
Fine Lawn Chemise, with Point de
Paris lace at top and bottom?41
Better grades of Chemises -it $1.25,
$1.39 ami $1.50 each.
Well made Cotton Corset Covers?
felled seams?10c. .ach. Of Kood
Cambric at 1214c. each.
French Corset Covers?Val. lace?25c.
Cambric Corset Covers?lace and In?
Cambric Corset Covers?handsome em?
broidery- >,?. . iti h.
Cambric. Corset Cover??fine lace?60c.
Fine Mull Corsel Covers?lace and cm
broldi ry -75c. each.
Very fine Cambric Corset Covers?full
front with Val Insertion v.it. edge
around neck and sleeves?S9c. each.
Drawers of t;'>ed cottc ? hem und
lucks--I.V. a pair.
3 stybs of Drawers it ?5c.?hem?
stitched umbrella ruflle; lace ti mi?
med; embro'.dery trimmed
Fine Cambric Drawer* In/to trimmed?
39e. a pair. Of good cotton, em?
broidery trimmed, til sa ine pin e.
Very lino Cambric Drawers with devp
flounce of embroidery i pair,
Another style, laco trimmed, at
A Clearance Sale .
ood Shirt Waists.
This has been the greatest Shirt Waist season in our history. We've given better val?
ues and handsomer styles, at lower prices, than during auv previous season.
We have only a few left?the assortments are broken?there is not every size of each
style?we slnll sell these quickly
at the following ridiculously little prices:
Our 20 and 3oc. Shirt Waists, 15c.
Our $1 Shirt Waists, 39c. ,
Our 5O and 69c. Shirt Waists, 29c.
Our $1.25 and $1.50 Shirtwaists, 59c.
learance Sale of Colored Silk Waists.
Our $5 and $5.50 Colored Silk Waists, $4.
Our $8 Colored Silk Waists, $6.
Our $7^0 Colored Silk Waists. $5.
Our $10 Silk Waists, $7.
A Clearance Sale of Boys' Wash Suits and Pants.
handful of good items,
will pay you to read them.
We tell of
A LOT OF REMNANTS OF TABLE LINEN'S
TO GO AT LITTLE PRICES.
These remnants arc all good, usable lengths- ends of our very
sellers?left from the past week's selling. How many can you use?
Our Boys' $i.50 Wash Suits, 50c.
Our Boys' 75c. Wash Suits, 25c.
Our Boys' $1 Wash Suits, 37' >c.
Our Boys' 25c. Wash Pants, la)^c.
A Clearance Sale of Boys' Pleated Suits.
Our Boys' $2 Pleated Suits, $1.25.
Our Boys' $3 Pleated Suits, $2,25.
Our Boys' $1.39 and $1.50 Pleated Suits $1.
Children's 5OC. Double V Waists, i2lAc.
A Clearance Sale of Bathing Suits.
Ladies' $2 Bathing Suits, $i.50.
Ladies' $3.25 Bathing Suits, $2.75.
Men's $1.75 Bathing Suits, 75c.
Ladies' $2.5o Bathing Suits, $2.
Ladies' $4 Bathing Suits, $3
Men's $2.5o Bathing Suits, $1.50.
White Dotted Rwlss?slightly soiled?
32 Inches wide-^-regular 25c, 37c and
50c. grades to n? at 1214c. a yard.
Our regular Sc. White P. K.?wide,
m- 'Hum and narrow cords?to ?;o at
17c. a yard,
5 to ]u-yaid lengths of regular 2.v.
Pine White Ind a Linen?to go at
1214c. a yard.
Our regular 50c. grade of Turkey Bed
Damask, to so at 3714c. a yard.
14e, grade to i;n at 2"i
An exceptionally good quality of red
and blue woven Check Glass Tow?
elling?smooth even weave -beauti?
fully finished.' The Se. grade Li fto
in Be. n yard.
Regular I5e. unite Apronettcs to po
at 1214c. a yard. The 12'.i0. grade
to ko at 10c.
Men's handsome fall Neckwear
?the very newest shapes, 25c.
Handsome, extra weight, double
faced Draperies?alike on both sides
?in very rich Bagdad, Hungarian
and Turkish designs?beautiful color
combinations?36 inches wide?
25c. A YARD.
The finest French and American
Toilet Preparations at small cost.
Norfolk has never had such a wonderful display of find toilet soaps, ex?
tracts, face powders and toilet powders as is now shown in one of our Wain
street windows. We think this one window contains more ^oods of This
sort than is contained in any other store's entire stock.
See the little prices we ask tor these exquisite preparations:?
Roger Qallet'a Finest Extracts?
Vera Vlolottr.Peail de Espugne. anil
Carnation??14c an ounce. Violette
and Widle Rose, B8c. an ounce. Vi?
olette de Panne, ?tie. an ounce.
Boner & Gallet's \':olot. Carnation,
Sandal Wood and liose Toilet Soap
23c. a cake: (214c. it box.
Roger Galtet'? Vloletic Sachet Pow?
der, 10c. a package.
Hoger & Gallet's Violette do Barme
Tolh t Soap?15c. a cake; $1.35 a box.
Roger fi- Gallet's Violette Ambree
Pace Powder $1 a box,
Roger A Gallet's Poudro de rtiz- Vera
Vloletta?Face Powder? $1 a box.
BoKer ?t Gallet's Poudro do Ills?An
thea, Peau d'Eipagnc?Face row
der?t">9e. a liox.
Roger & Gallet's Pouilre de Biz?Vio?
let te do Panne?Pace Powder?15c.
Rotter .fc Gallet's Violett?- and lletjo
trope Blanc Toilet Powder, 19c. a
Roger .V- Gallet's Eau de. Quinine?
small size, 17c. a buttle; large s.ze,
95c. a bottle.
Roger <fc Qallet'S Violette de. Parme
Toilet Water?S5c. a bottle. Vera
Vloletta 'IVillet Water. $1 a bottle.
J'eau d'Espagne Toilet Water. $1 a
JjC Grand's Orlza Violettes du Czar
Extract?69c, an ounce.
"4711" Bhlno Violets ? 75c. for an
ounce-and-i-hal( bot tie.
Colgate-* Extracts?Italian violets.
White Rose. Violet to. Heliotrope.
White Violet and Jockey Club?25c.
Colgate's Sachet Powder?Sc. a pack?
Colgate's Dental Powder?17c, a bottle.
Colgate's Turkish P.ath and Palm Soap
?5c. a cake?l> for 25c.
Colgate's Dermal Skin Soap?25c. a box
or 3 cakes.
Colgate's Bay rtum Koap?25c. a box of
Colgate's "English Process" Soap?10c.
cake?3 for 25c.
Colgate's Cashmere Bouquet soap?2-ie.
a cake; small size. IV. a cake.
Colgate's Vloris Soap?17a. a cake;
small size. Be. a cake.
Colgate's Guest ltoom Soap?1214c a
rate's violet. Caprice. Lavender
? ml Cashmere Ituiupiet Toilet
Water?2.".. and 75c. a buttle.
Colgate's Shampoo Mixture?25c. a
Mention's Talcum Powder?3 boxes for
]^nne bars of Crystal Glycerine Soaj??
Cine Extracts? 50c.an ounce
Cold Cream, for sunburn?
are the best.
Hundreds, yes, THOUSANDS of
Norfolk women say so -and thev
The new fall neckwear is here., The half-dollar ties are shown in great ' know,
assortment, but it's the lower priced ties that we want to tell of to-day. The Butterick fashions are always
This is the greatest value we have ever offered. Elegant silks made up ' ? month or two ahead of all others,
into the new Prince of W ales clubs, pulls, four-in-hands and tecks. You don't have to wait till a style be
We price them 25c each. ; comes " out-ot-date" before it is
shown in the Butterick publications.
Butterick patterns cost a little more
than the common sorts but, THEY
ARE WORTH IT!
The September books and sheets
arc ready. Take a look at them.
The famous "Cantab" end Suspenders
?handsome webs?25c. a pair.
The celebrated "Chester" 'Suspenders?
patent roller end.---the suspender
ih t Is advortlsod so extensively in
tho magazine* BOc. a pair.
Men's Ltslo Carters?all colors?lOo. a
Men's Silk Carters?all colors?17e. a
Men'-= Fancy Stripe Black Sox?25c. a
Men's Plain I.lsle Thread Black and
Tan Sox?25c. a pair.
Men s WhltO Sole Black SOX?3 pair
Men's Unlnundcred White Shirts?linen
bosonu double buk and front
equal to the best .'>iV. sh'.rts in Nor?
This of Alen's Pure Linen Handkerchiefs.
Here are four extraordinary value. Would like to have you see them.
Men's pure-linen hemstitched Hand?
kerchiefs?extra quality ilnen??oft
finish, ready for use. Regular 19c.
grado, nt 12140. each; 2 for 25c.
Men's pure linen hemstitched Hand?
kerchiefs. The 25c. trade, at 3
Men's pure linen hotnstltehod Hand?
kerchiefs. The ;;.!;.? grade, at 25c.
Men's pure linen hemstitched Hand?
kerchiefs ? extra size. Tho 60c.
grade, 3714c, each; 3 for $1.
Concerning some splendid Umhrcllas.
En si man's
K.i.- I man's
Kastmaii's Sachet Powrter~10c. bottle.
Eastman's Crushed Itoso and Violet
Toilet Water? 25c. n bottle.
Eastman's Best Florida Water?10c. a
Parker's Tar Soap? 15c. a e.ike.
Cuticura Soap?17c. a cake.
Pear's Unsceiitcd Soap. 1214c. a cake;
scented, 15c. a cake.
Armour's "Brown Windsor"?l-ounc.
cakes -Sc. a cake.
Armour's "Blder Flower" ? 4-ounco
cakes-5c. a cake.
Armour's "Carbolic"?a pure antiseptic
soap?Sc. a c.ike.
Armour's "Clover Blossom"?the larg?
est cake of pure milled soap on the
market?5c. a cake.
Armour's "Venetian Rose" ? highly
perfumed?3 cakes In a box. for 25c.
Armour's "Flour de LIs"?equal to tine
French Soap?3 cakes In a box for
Armour's "Venetian Vlolettn" ? the
perfect odor of the flower?3 cakes
In a box for 25n,
Armour's "Violett" de Nice"?equal to
tho best you have paid l"c. a cake
for?3 cakes In a box for 10.-.
Regular $1.75 Taffeta Gloria Umbrellas
?close roll ? steel rod ? paragon
framo?natural and Congo handles
Ladles' Changeablo Silk Umbrellas?
pure silk nreen, blue, garnet and
purple?rich Princess and Dresden
handles?silk caso and tassel?regu?
lar $3 umbrellas, at $2 each.
Men's 2S-lnch Taffeta Gloria Umbrel?
las close roll -lock par.icon frame
?natural handles?12 quality, at
Men's Pur? Silk close Boll Umbrellas
?$2. (3 and $3.50 each. Theso are
very exe? llcnt qualities.
Pretty things for home adornment,
at very little prices.
Here are some quite excellent bargains in fancy bits of various sorts.
20c. ALL-LINEN TRAY COVERS, 12':-c. EACH.
These cloths are every thread linen -they measure iS.\27 inches?have
fringe all around. Instead of 20c ?that's what they are worth?we price
Every Hammock in this store is to
be sold quickly.
Our 60c. Hammocks, now 4>c
Our SI Hammocks, now 7^c.
Our Si.2> Hammocks, now S7';c.
Our $1.75 Hammocks, now Si.2 5.
Our ^."I.tO Hammocks, now ?1.75.
Our M Hammocks, now :">2.
Hemstitched Damask Tray Cloths?18x
27 inches ? splendid quality?3714c.
Regular re-. Double Satin Damask
Hemstitched Tray Cloths ? 18x27
Heavy Silk Tapestry.Cushion Tops?:
2i\'_'i Inches 'ich Mosaic designs
all colors?6214c: cai h.
Pillow Covers- tops and bottoms?col?
ored floral designs?SOc. for a top
A] pllqued Laundry Bags
f hi it Galati a cloth? uII
co!.ii s-.".ile. ? licll.
Prettily Stamped White Laundry Bags
- 25c. each.
Lambrequins of Rilkollne and tinsel
drapery- full lengths -I5c, 50c., 75c.
$1 and $1,25 c tell.
White S:ik l..!i|bre.iu:ni? field em?
broidery ? Japanese designs-$1.75,
$2, }3 on up to f"> each.
Real Celtic Linen
This genuine Celtic Linen is /equal
to the very best linen paper offered
by any Norfolk store at I ^c. a pound.
It is pure Irish Linen ruled or
plain. We price it
10c. A POUND.
Envelopes to match. Ac. a package.
fiOO-pn.ce Pencil Tablet.-? 5c. each.
150-page Ink Tab!ets?5c. each.
100-page Ink Tablets ? cream wove)
paper?note or letter size?'-cc. each.
lOO-p-iRe- Olde Parchment Bond Tablets
?blue only iOc, each. Envelopes
io match, IOc. a package.
Crushed Vellum Writing Paper- blue
and cream?any Bite- IV. a pound.
Envelopes to mat. h, v. a package.
The much advertised and praised
"Star" brand writing paper?crcain
wove?octavo or commercial slxe??
ii\\ a pound. Envelopes to match.
2c. u pack ige.
Elks Next District Deputy to Be
Chosen From Norfolk.
Meacly Grow 111 of Iii? Jr. O. V. A. IU.,
In Virginia? I.nrgo Cln?s ol (lie
It. A,--lied BIca Stffi - Oilier
Blackhawk Tribe's team, T. O. R. M-,
Is now rehearsing the; amplified work
which will be exemplified on a, class of
twenty palefaces at the tirst council
Bleep in corn moon.
The great Council of the United
States. I. O. R. M., meets In Washing?
ton. D. C-. 11th of next moon, when
the committee on new ritual will pro?
bably report. The Virginia delegation
will have four delegates from Norfolk.
Modest la Lodge, of Ponce, Porto Rico,
has petitioned the Grand Irrige of Ken?
tucky for a dispensation to organize a
lodge on the American system. The
petition is signed by seventeen Master
Masons, including the officers: seven
fellowcraft and oIghtccn entered ap?
prentices. The petition l>as been taken
Wyandotte Tribe. I. O. R. M.. will
have degree work next council sleep.
The new chiefs of this tribe are very
enthusiastic and tho result of their
efforts is evidenced by the splendid
condition of the tribe,
under advisement for further incuiry.
The Masonry in Porto Rico is regular.
Orinoca Tribe of Rrambleton has
elected several palefaces lately
Norfolk Lodse of Klks Is the largest
Elk Lodge in tho Southern territory.
Grand Exalted Ruler Allen, upon his re?
cent visit to this vicinity, made n
promise that the district deputy for Vir?
ginia should be selected from among
the oast exalted rulers of Norfolk
Ideal Council, Jr. O. 1". A- M., now
eighteen months in existence, has c n
ferred the decree on ono or more can?
didates at every regular meeting since
it was organized.
Tidewater Council No- 1S02. R. A., will
exemplify the mysteries of tho Royal
Secret on a large class of candidates
Elizabeth Camp No. 3. W. O. W., had
a large and enthusiastic meeting last
The Jr. O. U. A. 2X. is the boon order
of Virginia. The Grand Lodge officers
confldt ntly expects the reports t > show
a membership <>f over ten thousand at
tho meeting of tlio State Council, which
will be held in October next.
Since '.he organization of the firs! Odd
Fellows' Lodge In Amcrl< a. In 1M!>. the
onler has relieved 2,400,207 members and
families in the sum of $79,000,000, Last
year over $3,000,000 was thus expended.
?? ?? V?
Tho ronorts from the tribes In Vir?
ginia, as received by Great Chief of Re?
cords Holt, fhnv that tho order has
made a decided Increase In the past
threo moons. Several new tribes are
being organized in various pai ts of tie
Benefit certificates since August 1st.
in the Royal Arcanum, have b ? n
Issued In amounts of $i 000, $2,000 and
$3,000 a year. Instead of Jl.?"?'"? and |::,tvrt.
<~>n May 5 Rio. E. A. Kelley, deputy
grand sire, instituted the sei nd lodge
in Alaska. Silver Bow Lodge No. -.
Juneau. On the following day. at
Douglass island, he Instituted Aurora
Encampment No. 1. Tho lodge has
twenty-eight members and the encamp?
ment nineteen members. Bro Kell? y
says: "If yon want to sec Odd Fel?
lowship practiced ns it ought t > be. y.>u
want to iro to Alaska. All the lending
men In Juneau and Douglass Island ar?
enthusiastic members <?( th order. All
the loading men in Uw Treadivell m;no
nnd r,ll the bosses nnd superintendents
are Odd Follows, nnd they do all In
thfii power to help the lodge and mem
bcrshlp nl >ng, and I believe you will I
Und that our order will make greater
strides in Alaska than anywhere else
on ilic continent."
The Al. O. Field Creator Minstrels
arc announced for tho opening per?
formance of the season. Tho company
that Is announ :ed Seems to bo one of
unusual excellence. The company is
headed by the famed Faust Family of
artistic acrobats In an aet entirely
new. Is which they Introduce living
ri presi ntatl?ns of ancient and modern
Everhart. the Jongleur, who does pr>
many expert things with his wonder?
ful hands, da another big feature.
Harry Shtink, Tommy Donnelly, Jake
Welby, George Klngsbury, Doc. Qulg
Icy nnd Al. <;. Field, take care of the
comedy portion of the bill. Then there
is splendid corps of singers, an ne
tette of soloists, including Harry Shel?
don, John IV. Norton, John Dickens,
Reese Prosser, Thomas Crocket;. Gco.
Hassell. George P. Marshall. K. F.
Snell and a choir of boy voices.
Hyde and Falrmah head the dancing
conl ngent. Welby, Pearl, Mays nnd
Master Carroll; the Amerie?.n novelty
dancers, and Klngsbury nnd Greys, the
> c?nll of musical r.araerlv. the Nottrla
script Trio, throe athletic young men
who are the tallest kickers known.
The spct taculnr first part, entitled "A
Night in th>- Park," is a thing of beau?
ty. The entiie stntgc Is set with special
scenery representing the garden of the
Tullerlcs, Paris. France. All the ar?
bors, nooks and avenues are truthfully
portrayed. Paris Is a ten in the dis?
tance. The picture is Illuminated by
live hundred electric lights, u Is claim?
ed the first part setting of the AI. G.
Field Greater Minstrels Is the most ex?
pensive set of stage scenery ever used.
DO YOU KNOW
RENOVATING HAIR MATTRESSES
We have ail kinds tn stock, and mad?
cf Lest materials.
WiUI^VED K. BROWN.
ua Mala nr.oL
The Monticello Corner.
SPECIAL TO OUR PATRONS
AND TUP PUBLIC.
Pending the alterations and Improve*
meats now In progress to the Interior of
our store, we beg year Indulgence (or any
Inconvenience to which you may bo sub?
jected In shopping with us. Promising
there will be no lack of effort on the part
of each and every a llesman to servo you
In the very liest manner, as heretofore.
We confidently bespeak that you wilt
be amply rewarded la consequence of ths
extremely low prices which prevail with
us this week.
Lawns, Dimities, Parasols and
AT HALF PRICES THIS WEEK TQ