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PORTSMOUTH ADVERTISEMENTS?BERKLEY NEWS AND TEL^APnWMmMlil
OUTFIT FOR A
Made' to order
patterns ?worth $0
?all. we ask.
The most stylish
Neckwear In the 2
THE BR?NDT CO.
WILL GIVE AWAY, DECEMBER 25th, 1899.
|a wan's complete outfit; valued at $50,
. BEGINNING MONDAY, OCTOBER 9th,
and up t* the; date of drawing we will Issue with every purchase.amounting to
,0c. a chance to the MEN'S COMPLETE OUTFIT.
For every 60c. purchase you are entitled to a chance at
? THE BRANDT CO.. 213 and 215 High Street.
We fit the feet!
Footwear. O u r
Ladles' goods are
the newest out. A
special beauty at
With every 50c.
purchase a chance
Men's Fine Dress Kid Gloves
At $1.00. Worth $1.25.
Men's Nobby Patent
Shoes?a leader in stylc
The Complete Outfit
consists of a handsome custom made Suit?your selection of our entire line of
stylish nnd new woolens, made up any style desired?made to fit?using only
workmanship for which we are so well known?Fine Pair of Shoes?stylish toe
-Nobby Shirt?Beautiful Tie
Stylish and Com?
fortable Men's Tan
or Black Shoes?In
all shades ? our
Ask to see our|
Grey Oxford ?nob?
biest goods on the]
market ? custom |
For Variety and
Value in heavy
see our line?from
Ready to wear, I
English Top Coats, f
Dark or Light
Every time a 50c
time a chance on
Only to be Had at THE BRANDT COMPANY, 213 and 215 High St
STRICTLY ONE PRICE- FOR CASH ONLY.
Pinner's Point Real Estate
pays the investor almost double as much as similar Investments anywhere in the State of Virginia. On account of
the great bulk of business already here and the immense Improvements now under way. the limited available supply of
choice building lots Is being rapidly taken up. and all of the best located vacant lots will double in prices within the
next twelve months, and at the present rate of selling,
? WHICH IS NOW OVER $14,000 PER WEEK.
neither of the four Pinner's Point Land Companies will own any lots in less than ninety days. Investment sales will
be discontinued after December 1st, 18D9.
We began when Pinner's Point began, and as we have handled, at first prices, and are still handling, over nine
tenths of the Real Estate at Pinner s Point, we can, and will, put you strictly on the ground floor as to cost of
property here. ?
Several special Bargains to offer quick buyers
IF YOU HAVE MONEY TO INVEST WE CAN PLACE IT FOR YOU TO GOOD ADVANTAGE.
If you desire to borrow money on Pinner's Point property we have what you want.
CHHS. F. HHRPER,
NEW PHONE, 1373.
Agent for the Pinner s Point Land Companies,
PINNER'S POINT, VA.
New Evaporated Apricots and Nectar?
ines, Cleaned Currants, Prunes and Black?
berries just received. An extra lino
French Pea at 15 cents per can?very low.
New Tomatoes In cans.
E. R. BARKSDALE
BOTH PHONES._129 COURT ST.
New arrival of CORNED SPOTS.
FRESH MEATS in abundance.
Don't worry over your bad bread any
longer. Ono trial of our Queen Brand
Flour will convince you of Us superior
quality. Ask your neighbor adout it.
R. E. KING,
Desirable Brick Dwelltnc No. 401 D'n
wlddle street 8 rooms: ess, bcth, range,
aewcrago and other conveniences. Rent
|25 per month.
JNO. I* WATSON.
t09 High itreet. Portsmouth. Va.
MR. P. C. CODD
has taken charge of the Livery Stable on
King street ("Clover's old stand"), lie
will remodel and put the place In good
condition for Boarding and Transient
trade, and will keep nice drlvlnc horses to
hire. He asks thr patronage of the pub?
lic and guarantees satisfaction. Old
'Phono 2202; new 'phone 1607. oc3-lm
Ids People Haw Realize It
A little over a year ngo we advertised
that we would sell one stove of our mnko
to anybody as low as a dealer could buy
a carload. Then our trade was lim led to
."Virginia and North Carolina. Since we
advertised this we have shipped them te
every State, from New York to l-'toridn,
and as far West as Ohio? ri?hl In the
heart of other stove manufacturers.
Nothing but praise comes from these
States for tholr baking qualities and ex?
cellent finish. The celebrated Fit?; l^ee
Cook Stove is destined lo be in more
homes In more Stales than any other
stove ever made. Write for information
815 to'827 Norm Seventeenth St.
For Over Fifty Years
has been used for children while teeth?
ing. It soothes the child, ?oftcns the,
gums, allays ?11 pain, euros "wind colic,
regulates the stmiich and bowels, and
la" the best remedy for diarrhoea. Twenty
five cents a bottle. Sold by all druggists
throughout the world.
Orlslualcad Ontj G*nolne.
krt, ftjwajl reUibL. moica .?
Dracellt for CMinUti't Rncliak Dim-,
mond trend Id lie' &t4 Ufid niullio
!tk?M, mied vtik blur ribbon. Tbk? '
sooth it. Frfatt d*n;r>oiu rvl.rttu.
Hont mnd pIMM Ai Olnrl.tJ, or cr?d 4a.
la tlia*i tor imiivii, ?ettlaimiU ?o?
* The Man Benind tue Gun! I
^^J^ S^^T^, '] 's a" r'S'^ if lie uses one of our
Mm r "J^/!iGuns. This fellow did not.
Breech-Loading Guns $9.50. ||
Smokeless Powdor Shells S2.oo
ilcMP ^ ? S& '? Per.OO.
W. N. WHITE, I
Portsmouth, Va. ^
(SompioxSon and Hair SgSQcSalSsts,*
The brilliant complexions of women in the more exclusive circles of New
York society aro not explained by the theory that associates beauty and idle?
ness. In fact, many leaders of the world of fashion are hard workers. Yet
they keep their good looks even when they aro old. How do they manago
it? THE MISSES BELL, of 78 Fifth Avenue, New York, themselves con?
nected with some of the most noted and honored families in the metropolis,
have answered the question. They have prepared for the use of womea in
general, fivo preparations for improving the complexion and tho tiair^. -
The Aliases BELt'S*~~l
COMPLEXION TOKIO ?
Is an external application, the presence]
of w hich 00 tho laee cannot be delected j
It it perfectly harmless even to the most!
delicate skin. It is a sure and quick]
cute (or all roughness and eruptions.]
It octs on ilie skin n? a tonic, producing]
acnturnllv ourocomplexion. Cosmetics]
merely hide blemishes. Tho Tonic gels]
rid of them.
It temoves pimples, freckles, black?
heads, moth patches, liver toots, erzemo,)
redness, olllncss and all niscolorntions]
and Imperfections of tho skin. Price, $ 1}
Tho Misses BELL'S
Is made from tho pure oil of lambs'
wool. It is healing and gratifying to the
skia, keeping it at alt times in a clean
and healthy state. Thls?oaplsdaimlly
sccnted, and is a most wclcom? aid to
tho toilet of fastidious nomen, -l'ne ab
most enre is taken In selecting materials
and scrupulous cleanliness in the labor?
atory insures the purity of the product.
Price, ^Secuta per cake, large lour-ounce
the Misses BELL'S
Bi&IR TON BO
cures dandrufl and prevents any return]
of It; stops that maddening itching of]
the scalp and makes the nolr strong,]
soft and lustrous. It Is especially help-]
ful to persons whose hair is thin, dry and]
liable to fall out. Tho tonic cleanses]
the skin abouttho rnotsof the hair: will]
soon cover bald spot* with a handsome]
growth. Price, 81 a bottle.
The Misses BELL'S
for restoring prematurely gray locks to
their original color.
It is not a dye nor a stain. It Is a color?
less liquid that is applied to the roots of
tho hair and leaves no telltale signs on
tho scalp or forehead.
Neither docs it change the color of the
hair ell at once. Only dyes do that,
and they wash off. But Capilla-Rcnova
will not wash off. Price, $1.60 per bottlo
The Misses BELL'S SKiH FOOD
Is a soft, creamy, exquisitely perlumed ointment, which helps the action of the Tonic;
end, In mild cases of roughness, redness, pimples, etc., is a cure iu Itself. It clears the
pores of the skin of all impurities and feeds it by building up the texture and making
the flesh beneath it solid and firm. Price, 75 cents per jar.
trial sir.sstmeleof any on* of abova preparations at ear parlors
in Now York City; or by mail to any addressinpleia wrapper vpoa re?
ceipt of 23 cents in ltamps or silver to cover'actual cost of pestac* and
sacklnf. Trial aizo sample* can b* secured from our Now York office
only. Oar aesnts will not anpply tbem. Correspondence cordially
THE I1F.M. TOILET CO.. VR Fl rt h Avennn, IVew Tork City.
Sind for our mit loo*, "Stertli of Jteauly." Free lo ony addrttt.
THE MISSES BELL'S TOILET PREPARATIONS ARE
FOR SALE IN NORFOLK BY
MILLER, RHOADS & CO.
" NORFOLK'S BUSY STORE."
Andy Kalley, deck hand on the barge
C J. Pugh, ot Philadelphia, lying In
the sfrcam off Cummer's mill,*loaded
with pine wood, died of malarial fever
yesterday about 12 m., after several
weeks illness- He was stricken with
the fever while in Richmond, about ten
days .ago, and was taken-to the Marine
Hospital in that city by Captain Lary
McKown, in command of the barge.
His condition having improved, he went
back to the barge when it left for this
port. The deceased was about 45 years
old. He shipped on the barge at Tren?
ton. N. J., and claimed to have three
brothers, one in Philadelphia, one at
Manayunk, Pa., and another at Atlan?
tic City, N. J. He never gave either
of their names. Ho also claimed to
have a wife living, but he thought her
unfaithful and left her. His remains
were taken to Undertaker Cox's estab?
lishment a short while after death, and
will be laid to rest to-day In the potter's
field without a tear from loved ones
or a stone to mark his last resting
A mass meeting of the citizens of the
First Ward wilt be held to-night at 8
o'clock at Roach's livery stables to
organize what will be known as the
First Ward Hose Company. All inter?
ested are Invited to attend.
I Dr. W. P. Moore and wife have re?
turned from their extended wedding
i tour through Northern cities, and will
reside on Chestnut street.
I Mr. A. Warren has purchased the
I vacant lot corner of Pearl and Mul?
berry streets of Mr. George Coxon, and
Is putting up a tnrgc building, for the
purpose of conducting a foundry. It
will bo the largest in this section of
The Tunis mills closed down Satur?
day night for about three days to make
Some unknown person stole Master
Samuel Ambrose's bicycle from the
Berkley public school yesterday after?
noon. The wheel was a "99" Rambler.
Messrs. Charlie and J. M. Glbbs will
leave to-day for Hertford, N. C, to at?
tend the funeral of their uncle, Mr. L.
W. McMullcn, who died In that town
Sunday morning, between the hours
of 6 and 7 o'clock, Dr. G. A. Thompson
detected a white man on the roof of
hie drug store on Berkley avenue. He
hurried back into his store for his gun,
thinking he would put the Intruder un?
der arrest; but, to his surprise, instead
of finding him on the roof when he re?
turned, the intruder had rescended
via a scantling and was making a
hasty retreat down Berkley avenue.
The semi-weekly Town Council meet?
ing was held last night, and was pre?
sided over by the chairman, Capt. Keel?
ing, with the following members pres?
ent: Jacocks, Whetstone, Williams,
Martin, Bailie, Parks, Bland, Robert?
son and Roach.
The ordinance Imposing a $100 tax on
slot machines operated In the town
An ordinance was read extending the
charter of the Southern States Tele?
phone and Telegraph Company, and,
according to said company, the use of
the streets, highways, alleys and lanes
on which to further extend their busi?
ness free of tax.
The Finance Committee reported, Mr.
L. Berkley, an expert accountant, hav?
ing audited Sergeant Rudd's tax-books
' for the year 1899, and that they were
correct and as follows:
Real estate, white.$10,054.17
Real estate, colored. 567.G8
Personal property, white. 1,403.15
Personal property, colored. 95.04
Railroad property . 1,104.15
Floating and fiduciary. 424.03
Total . 13,684.12
Penalties, colored . 100.00
Credits by amounts paid re?
Tax tickets on hand September
30, 1S99 . 2,448.74
Real estate, white. 1,972.27
Real estate, colored. 404.24
Personal property, white. 634.37
: Personal property, colored. 88.93
I Floating and fiduciary. 311.99
Reduction of Capt. Marshall's
tax by order of court. 37.00
-Tula! . 13,702.59
Balance due town.,. 81.53
Grand total .$13.784.12
FOR SALE.?3.000 BBLS. BRIGHTLY
cured cut Apples to the trade at 6
cents per pound. Call up S. S. 1269. Ol?
eome to store, South Norfolk. J. A.
Mccr.ocn, jr. _ ocio-6t
NEW STORE FOR RENT?DESIRA
blc stand for bakery and confec?
tionery: back room can be used for lunch
parlors. Also a good stand for dry
goods and notions. No opposition near.
Apply to Mrs. PETHERtlRIDGE. ocS-3t
Mrs. d. A. GRAVES' PRIMARY
school for girls; kindergarten meth?
ods: terms, tl per month. For personal
interview call at residence, on Clifton
street, Berkley. Va. oc7-3t
HOCSE FOR RENT?LOCATED IN A
desirable residential section. Apply
to MRS. s. A. HLOXSOM, on Mulberry
street between Pine and Middle ton sts.,
Herkley. Ya. oc7-3t
l have added to my now well selected
stock of Bicycles and Sundries a lino of
Graphophones?from $5 to $300? with over
3,000 pieces of music from which to select.
Also a full line of accoutrements. A full
line of fine Pocket Knives. Repairing bi?
cycles a specialty.
Corner Berkley avenue and Liberty St.
H. L. EDWARDS
Sale of $25,000
Berkley, Va., Bonds.
Sealed bids will be received by C. L.
Old, Recorder of the town of Berkley.
Virginia, until MONDAY, the 9th day of
October, 1S99, at 12 m.. for all or any part
of j;;,000 five per cent. General Improve?
ment Bonds of the Town of Berkley, Va.
Said bonds to be In denominations of $1,00)
each, payable 30 years from date of Issue,
Interest on the whole amount payable
Tha right Is reserved to reject any or
all bids C. L. OLD.
se27-tds Town Recorder.
JOHN S, ETHERIDGE.
LI VERT AND nOAlXDINO BTABLE9L
Norfolk and Port.mouta trad* .ollcJUd,
Nan Phone No. I.SCS.
i The Committee on Lights read a re?
port showing 'that a large number ot
aro lights had been out In the town
since the last meeting. The report
was referred back to the committee to
make proper reductions..
The Street Committee reported pro?
The Committee on Buildings reported
the following' buddings erected since
the last meeting:
D. C. Foreman, two-story frame,
corner Main street and Maple avenue;
Mrs. Howard N. Johnson, three two
story frames, Tenth street, between
C and D streets: Dr. G. N. Halstead,
two-story frame "residence, Liberty
street, between Fourth and Fifth
streets; Messrs. Jno. M., L. and Wa?
ve rly Berkley, two-story metal roof
frame house, Liberty street, cornor of
Washing-ton street; Alvah H. Martin,
two-story brick, southwest corner of
Berkley avenue and Liberty street.
The Recorder reported that he had
advertised the last Issue of town bonds
according to the Instruction of the
Council, and had received the follow?
Duke M. Farson, Cincinnati, $25,526.
Seas ongood & Mayor, Cincinnati,
A. H. Martin. Berkley, $25,150.
C. H. White & Co., New York, $26,
Briggs, Todd & Co.. Cincinnati, $26,
A motion -was made that nil the bids
be received, be registered and re-adver
tlsed for 4 per cent, bonds. An amend?
ment was offered that the bid of C. H.
White & Co. be accepted. A second
amendment was offered that C. H.
White Sz Go. furnish a contract binding
them In a 5 per cent, forfeit to furnish
the amount of the bonds between Jan?
uary 1 and 10. 1900. The motion and
amendments were carried?7 to 2.
"Subscriber" Is respectfully Informed
that anonymous comunlcations are
never published under any clrcum- '
stances. The name of the writer must
be submitted, not necessarily for pub?
lication, hut as an evidence of good
STANDING OF THE CLUBS.
Won. Lost Per Ct.
Brooklyn . 97 45 .6SS
Boston . 92 55 .626
Philadelphia .92 65 .626
Baltimore .So f>9 .590
St. Louis .S4 C>> .500
Cincinnati .79 tf7 .641
Plttsburg . 75 7" .510 I
Chicago . 74 72 .507
Louisville . 73 76 .490 I
New York .67 S7 .396 I
Washington .53 !??? .351
Cleveland . 20 130 .133
ST. LOUIS 6-6; CINCINNATI, 4-6.
St. Louis, October 9.?St. Louis took the
first from Cincinnati to-day by hunching
hits in the first and sixth inning. The
Reds had a big lend In the second, but tho
Pcrfectos kept at them and tied tho
score in tho sixth when the gamo was
called. Attendance 1,300. Scoro:
Score by InnlnRS R.H.E
St. Louis .3 0000300 x?G a 4
Cincinnati .0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2?1 10 2
Batteries:?Powell and O'Connor; Brclt
ensteln and Kahoe. Umpires, O'Day and
McDonald. Time. 2:10.
Score by Innings? R.H.E
St. Louis .0 0 2 1 1 2?6 9 2
Cincinnati .0 1 3 2 0 0?6 7 3
Batteries: ? Thomas and O'Connor:
Cronln and Wood. Umpires, O'Dey and
McDonald. Time, 1:10.
PHILADELPHIA, 3; BOSTON, 1.
Philadelphia. October 9.?The Phillies
defeated Boston to-day for the second
time ond tied the Bean Katers for second
place In the National League race. Both
teams played bard to win and the
Quakers owe their victory to mlsplnys
made by Boston's battery In the third In?
ning. Attendance, 3.300. Score:
Score by Innings? R.H.K
Boston .0 0100000 0?1 S 1
Philadelphia .0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 x?3 5 0
Batteries:?Nichols. Sullivan -and Ber?
gen; Orth and McFarland. Umpires,
Erhalle and Dwyer. Time. 1:15.
WASHINGTON. S-2; BALTIMORE, 6-9.
Washington, October 9.?Washington
took the tlrst game to-day by outplaying
the Orioles. The second game went to the
visitors, who hit McFarland hurd. In
tho second gnme Mercer disputed Umpire
Mnnassau's decision that Shekard was
safe on a steal from second to third, and
ended by catching the umpire by his
shirt and shaking him. Mercer was fined
and ordered out of the game. Ho re?
sumed bis position at third and when
again ordered off the Held, ran -after
Manassau. who bad gone to second base.
There ho grabbed the umpire by the
shirt and after a struggle tore It in sev?
eral places. The umpire came off the
Held followed by Mercer, who was Inter?
cepted by a policeman. The crowd began
to surround the men. but were dispersed.
Mercer finally left the grounds, appar?
ently by direction of the police, and
Snyder umpired the gnme thereafter un?
assisted. Attendance, 1,200. Score:
Score by Innings. R.H.E
Washington .1 1000031 2?S 16 0 i
Baltimore .00011202 0?6 14 2\
Batteries:?Evans and Klttredge; How
ells and Smith. Time 2 hours.
Scorn by Innings. R.H.E
Washington .0 1 0 0 0 1?2 7 4 I
Baltimore .1 2 4 0 2 0?9 13 0
Batteries:?-McFarland, Weyhlng and |
Powers; Klttson and Chrlsham. Umpires,
Snyder and Manassau. Time, 1:37.
8??" the. _/? ^B KM ^u Kate A'*3!8 B0"^1
E. L. MATER. WM. M. WHALEI.
Manufacturers' Agents. Importer, anc
ar.d supplies, Toola, Shafting and Pulleya.
Engines and Boilers. Pumps. Injectors.
Syphones Hoae. Iron Pipe and Eittings,
Valves, Cocks Ace, Haws. Rafting Gear,
Bolts, Nuts, Washers. Belting, Packing,
Waste Iro.i, Steel. Nails, Oils, Cordage.
V/e guarantee the quality of our goods
and also prompt delivery, and with La
creased facilities wa are prepared to meet
all competitors. Inquiries and order* ao
M COMMERCIAL PLACE.
?GUARANTEED DRY AT?
O. E3, WHITE'S
147 KELLY AVENUE,
Special Price for Large Quantities,
Both phones. my2S eod6m
Contagious blood poison is absolutely
beyond the skill of the doctors.. They
may dose a patient for years on their.,
mereuria* and potash remedies, but ha
will never be rid of tho disease: on the
other hand, his condition will grow ,
steadily worse. 8. 8. 8. is,the only cure
for this terrible affliction,'because it is
the only remedy which goes direct to
the cause of the disease and forces it
from the system.
I was afflicted with Blood roltoa, and the
best doctor* did me no goad, though I took
their treatment faith?
fully. In fact, I seemed
to got worse alt tho
while. I took almost'
every so-oallod blood
re in ?cSr, bat they did not
seeia to reach the ells
cane, and had no offset
whatever. I was dli
heartened, for It itemed
that t would never be
oared. At the advlee of
a Irland I than took
8. 8. 8., and began to In?
nrer*. I continued the
medicine, and it cared me completely, build
Inf up my health and Increasing my appeUte.
Although this was ten yeari ago, I havo novel
yet had a sign of tho disease to return.
W. R. Nswmam,
Staun ton, Ye.
It is like self-destruction to continue
to take potash and mercury; besides
totally destroying the digestion, they
dry lip the marrow in the bones, pro?
ducing a stiffness nnd swelling of the 1
I joints, causing the hair to fall out, and
completely wrecking the system.
is guaranteed Purely Vegetable, and is
the only blood remedy free from these
Book on self-treatment sent free by
Swift Specific Company, Atlanta,_Qa.?_
You can't get Hits
IFeatiieis from a Guv.
Neither can you expect to get the same
results from other coals that you can
from using- our POCAUONTAS STEAM
Geo. W. Taylor & Co.,
61 Granby St., Norfolk, Va.
? T HB
N?TTPM & WBENN CO.,
WHOL.ES.ALE AND RETAIL, DEALERS
Wo now have on our yard a stock ot
freshly mined and choice,
anTh r ac.te~coal. -
Our customers would do well to place
their orders and lay In their winter sup?
ply while the coal Is dry, fresh and clean.
Pocahontas Steam Coal
a specialty. Get our prices before) buying
Pine and Oak Wood I
of the very best quality on this market;
sawed, split and delivered as required.
Your orders ar? respectfully solicited.
OLD 'PHONES. 5-1U and ??. "! "T^
NEW 'PHONES. 15 and 26.
Fresh Land Plaster
in oil, pork and pine barrels.
No. 1 Rock Lime
JOHN 0. GflMftGE
DR. ANNA GIERINB
of high repute. Veg?
etable compound tor
tLOO. Lilly Wtalta
Regulative Pills. U.
Wives without chil?
dren consult mo,
160$ E. Baltimore et,