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THE NEWS OF NORFOLK ON PAGES 2, 3, 5, 6 & %
BRIEF ITEMS OF INTEREST.
Miss Minie Wrlghtson. or Easton,
Mil. the- daughter of the popular clerk
of lhe curt oi that city, is visiting
M?s Louise Seldon, ut No. 214 York
lion. John Whltehend. member-elect
of the House of Delegates, will go to
Richmond Saturday. Ho will be ac?
companied by Mrs. Whltehend.
Mrs. Wm. Marshall, of Richmond, Is
visiting her sister, Mrs. J. F. Cecil.
Mrs. J. F. Cecil and Mrs. William
Marshall, of Richmond, came to Nor?
folk Tuesday to attend the Charity Ball
at Old Point. They will remain In Nor?
folk for a few days, when Mrs, Cecil
?will TCturn to Richmond as the guest
of Mrs. Marshall, i
The yottng ladles and gentlemen of
West End will give another one of their
delightful soirees Saturday night at
8:30 o'clock, eharp, at tho Masonic Tem?
Mr. Ni B. Joynes and son, Benja?
min, -went to Baltimore yesterday on a
Mr. C. C. Latus, of the editorial staff
of the Eagle, published at Reading, Pa.,
stopped over in the city yesterday en
route South to Gpend his annual vaca
Mr. W. H. V?nable, the -well-known
young attorney, Jind his bride, nee Miss
Bessie Wight, of Richmond, arrived in
this city, their future home, yester?
Rev. Father Charles Paul, O. S. B.,
Of New Bern, N. C, In the guest of
Rev. Father T. J. Wilson, of tho Sacred
Heart Catholic Church, this city.
Hon. M. J. Lyons, one of Norfolk's
representatives In the House of Dele?
gates, expecta to leave Monday next for
the Capital City.
"Hurricane" Branch, the famous
Nansemond county "Old Sleuth." was
in Norfolk a few hours yesterday.
Barton's Auditorium Theatre is pre?
senting an exceptionallystrong'Thanks
glving week program of attractions.
Columbia Lodge. No. 44, I. O. O. F.,
?will give a ball at the Masonic Temple
Mr. J. H. West, engineer of the. Daisy
Roller MillB, desires it publicly stated
that he Is not the J. H. West who
figured In the Police Court Tuesday.
The etenmer Chesapeake, of the Vir?
ginia Oyster Navy, Captain Hudgina
commanding, is in port.
Judge Edmund Wnddlll, Jr., of the
TT. S. District Court, is expected in the
The promoters of the Virginia Base?
ball League arc booked to meet at Ho?
tel Jefferson, Richmond, to-dny.
Rev. Ben. Herr, the new pastor of
the Freemason Street Church of Christ
(Disciples), Is expected to arrive in
Norfolk this week, accompanied by his
Mr. Petct- Wright left last night for
The Vlrglninn-Pilot acknowledges the
receipt from Mr. A. Cheshire Mitchell
of an Invitation to attend :i Thanksgiv?
ing banquet to be given by the New
Century Hotel, at Union, S. C.
Mr. H: R. Way. of Harlln, N. C, is
In the city.
Mr. C. F. McRnc, a North Carolinian,
Is at the Atlantic.
Mr. H. Clay Tunis, of Baltimore, is
in the city. ,
Mr John P. T'ottijoTin, of Lynchburg,
was here vesterday.
Mr. W. H. Russell, of Clnrksvllle, is
In the city.
Judge Edmund Waddlll will arrive
here from Richmond to-morrmy morn?
ing nnd will henr cases in the United
EPWORTH'S NEW PASTOR.
ARRIVAL OF REV. A. COKE
SMITH, D. D.
The through train from tho West over
the Norfolk nnd Western railroad
brought among its passengers from
Lynchburg to Ibis city lost night Rev.
Dr. A. Coke Smith and family. The
trairl was one hour and twenty minutes
late In arriving here. The doctor and
his family were mot nt the depot by
Mr. L. Clay Kllly, treasurer of Epworth
M. E. Church; Mr. R. T. Bookover, of
the official board: Mrs. Rockover, Mrs.
J. D. Gale, and Mrs. J. D. Simmons, by
whom they were moat cordially re?
ceived. After a pleasant exchange of
courtesies Dr. Smith and his family
took the bus for tho New Atlantic Ho?
tel, where they will be quartered until
the repairs to the parsonage are com?
pleted, which will be In about two
The doctor is In excellent health, and
Is ready to enter upon his work ns pas?
tor of Epworth Church. He will preach
his Initial sermons next Sunday morn?
ing and night.
A large delegation from Court Street
Church accompanied him to tho depot
In Lynchburg yesterday to bid him
ood-bye and wish him success during
Is ministry In Norfolk.
The doctor was somewhat surprised
?when ho was told by the Vlrglnlan-Pl
lot representative that there would be
no Thanksgiving services nt nny of
the Methodist Churches in Norfolk to?
Elizabeth City and Norfolk.
The Virginian-Pilot's correspondent
ftt Elizabeth City, N. C, writes that a
public meeting has been called for 7:30
o'clock p. m. at the Town Hall of that
city, Friday, to perfect plans for con?
necting It with Norfolk by a telegraph
fend telephone service.
Golds Z Ohes
' When your cold' has
settled down deep in your
chest, cough syrups will not
relieve you. The system
must be given strength--and
force to throw off the
does just this. It enables
you to conquer the inflam?
mation. The lungs soon heal,
and all danger is passed. Do
. not let the disease become
chronic because of neglect.
v' ._S6?. ?nd $?.oo, irugebts,
. j. \ SCOTT*BOV/VlEVChcraUti, N?w Ycrk.
REV. W. JH. EDWARDS.
IMPRESSIVE SCENE AT CENTE?
NARY CHURCH LAST NICHT.
The services at Centenary M. E.
Church last night were largely attend?
ed and of a deeply Impressive charac?
ter. By previous arrangement 1t was
generally known that tlie exercises
would be conducted by the reirlng pas?
tor, Rev. William H. Edwards, and this
fact added largely to the Interest of the
Before the bbginning of the services a
deep seriousness pervaded the entire
audience and sorrow -was depicted on
the countenances of many present who
felt that possibly it would be the last j
opportunity they'"'nvould havo to hear'
Mr. Edwards preach from the pulpit of
the church which he lias faithfull and
effectually server as pastor for three
The services were simple in charac?
ter, but thoroughly sjdritual and emi?
nently appropriate to the occasion. Mr.
Edwards read the sixth chapter of
Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians, a
c'horge for the clmreh to put on the
whole armor of God, to have its feet
shod with the preparation of the gos?
pel, which Is the shield of faith and
the sword of the spirit, and above all
to pray for the ambassador of Christ
that he may be bold to make known the
mysteries of the gospel. He made a
clear and lucid application of the les?
son read, showing wherein the church
can malte itself a Btrong tower for the
upholding and defense of the gospel,
and in extending the Redeemer's King?
dom in the world.
The closing invocation was offered by
Rev. E. IT. Rawlings, a former popu?
lar :>astor of the church, but now of
Monumental Church, Portsmouth.
The hymn, "Come Thou Fount of
Every Blessing,", was sung nnd the
benediction pronounced by Mr. Ed?
Immediately after the close of the
service Mr. Luther W. White rose and
requested the congregation to be seated.
He then turned and addressed Mr.
"I have been delegated by the church
to express to you. Brother Edwards,
the love and affection that the congre?
gation has for you and yours, und to
say to you that under your faithful
preaching of the gospel the church has
been lifted to n high spiritual plane,
nnd each individual member has pro?
fited by your wise counsel and godly
"As a further expression of our high
regard for you and your wife I have
been requested to present you this tes?
timonial of esteem from the church."
Mr. White then exposed to view n
magnilir-ent silver tureen and ladle,
richly engraved, and a Handsome set of
AN AFFECTING SCENE.
Mr. Edwnrds wns so deeply effected
that It was several minutes before ho
wan able to speak- He then said:
"I thnnk you sincerely for this out?
ward expression of your affection, and
can only say that while the gift is
highly appreciated, my greatest desire
and happiness would be to know that
I havo been the means of leading some
of vou to Christ."
At the close of Mr. Edwards' re?
marks the mcmberstfwent forward and
bade him and his wife an affectionate
adieu, people, pastor and wife weeping.
Mr. Edwards and family take the 7:40
train this morning for Farmvllle, his
new field of labor.
Y. M. C. A. Notes.
Miss Belle Keurney, of Missouri, will
address the men's meeting In associa?
tion hall next Sunday at 4 p. m.
There were two more additions to the
class in window card and sign lettering
yesterday. We still need five to make
the class a success.
The special membership committee's
effort resulted in thirteen additions to
the rank of the association yesterday.
Otii: thousand members to the good.
Let every man work Irard for Its ac?
The boys' annual thanksgiving ser?
vice will be held In association hall at
10 a. m. to-day. All members are ex?
pected at 4:30 p. m. Parents and friends
of the boys are cordially invited to wit?
ness the following interesting program
in the gymnasium. The -aim will be
to Illustrate the regular body building
work of the association: 1, music; 2,
march of boys; 3, sack race; 4, dumb
hell drill by class; 5, wrestling, Harry
McCoy and F. White; G. cll'b race; 7,
by class; 8, apparatus work by class; 9,
barrel race; 10, baskeL ball.
Team A?S. White, captain; A. Mc?
Coy. H. Williamson, Allen Marshall,
Team B?Joe Marshall, captain; Gus
Faber. Rutledge Willinms, Albert
Grant, Fred McLean.
Owing to Its being a legal holiday
there will be no class in mechanical
Open house to all men to-day from
3 a. m. to 10 p. m. Come and bring
your friends with you.
Loctureon Stonewall Jackson.
A largo Audience listened with great
pleasure last night to Dr. Hunter Mc
Guire, of Richmond, nt Y. M. C. A.
Hall. His lecture was on "Stonewall
Jackson," and he traced the career of
the South's great warrior in a most in?
teresting manner. There are few per?
sons living, perhaps, who can speak
with greater accuracy or intelligence on
the life of Stonewall Jackson, and es?
pecially of hla military career, than Dr.
McGulre, for he was Stonewall Jack?
son's chief surgeon, his close personal
friend, and was with him in his last
The members of Plckett-Buehanan
Camp assembled at their hall about S
o'clock, and marched to Y. M. C. A.
Hall In a body. A number of loading
members of Piekett-Duchanan Camp
occupied scats on the platform.
After Dollnquont Roal Estate.
Mr. W. E. Swann in February last
filed quite a number of applications for
Norfolk real estate, upon which no
taxes for the year 1SD5 had been paid.
He has returned to the city, accom?
panied toy his attorney, preparatory
to making application to the court for
deeds to all the property which own?
ers have not "redeemed sice ho filed
his applications. H Is said that from
fifty to flfty-flvo pieces at property are
involved In his claim, .
A HERO'S SON,
ADMIRAL DEWEY AND PRESI?
DENT WILL EDUCATE HIM.
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.)
Washington, I). C, Nov. 29.?J. P. V.
a rid ley, n son of the late Captain Chus.
V. Grldley, who commanded Admiral
Dewey's llagshlp at the battle of Ma?
nila, was to-day designated for ap?
pointment as a lieutenant in the Ma?
rine Corps by President McKinley.
Young Grldley Ib too old to enter An?
napolis, ami Lbo only opening for him
in tlie navy lay In an appointment to
the Marine Corps, but ho lacked the
necessary education, and, -worse than
all, the money for study. The boy was
too modest to tell anyone the situa?
tion, but Admiral Dewey, who loved
his father, suspected It and decided to
act. He determined to pay the boy's
expenses while studying for the lieu?
This morning ho met young Grldley
at the White House and presented him
to the President. Admiral Dewey start?
ed to explain the situation -when the
President interrupted and said: "You
and I, Admiral, will pay his expenses
In preparing for examination. If he
falls in the Oral examination I will give
him another chance, but 1 am sure he
will be ready when the time comes."
As Admiral Dewey and the young
man were descending the White House
steps the Admiral was saying to the
son of bis old comrade: "Now you keep
an uccounl of your expenses and let
me know what they arc."
At the foot of the steps the Admiral
ran Into the group of newspaper men.
"I shall be glad to give you an item
this morning," said the Admiral. "The
President has just agreed-to designate
this young man, a son of Captain Grid
ley, for examination for a lieutenancy
in the Marine Corps. But ho has no
money with which to prepare himself
for the examination," he continued.
"However, the President and I are
going to attend to that," he added,
looking at the son of his old friend with
a suspicious moisture in his eyes.
"Now," snid the Admiral as he turned
away, "let the people of the country
know what sort of President they
Mr. Grldley's mother, the widow of'
the gallant commander of the Olympia,
is living at Erie, Pa. She in drawing a
pension of $30 a month, which her
friends in Congress will seek to have
increased by specinl act during the ap?
Cotton Will Girls Strike.
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.)
Contreville, R. L, Nov. 29. ?The.hands
employed in the cloth room at the Ccn
trcville Cotton Mill's were assured to?
day by the management that their
wages w?uld be advanced in proportion
to any increase that might be made in
other mills of the -State. Y'esterday af?
ternoon the girls struck and stated
that they would not return until they
knew how much their wage? were to
bo ndvunced. Upon receiving the reply
to-day they returned to work.
The surest way to keep the womanly
health is to use Dr. Pierce's Favorite
Prescription. It promotes perfect regu?
larity. It dries the drains wnich weaken
women. It cures inflammation, ulcer
ation, and female weakness. It soothes
and strengthens the nerves, drives
away despondency, and gives a healthy
appetite and refreshing sleep. It
makes childbirth easy, and nursing
mothers will find in it a strength giv?
"Favorite Prescription" contains no
alcohol, neither opium, cocaine, nor
"I never courted newspnper notoriety," writes
Mrs. E. A. Bender, of Kcene, Coshocton Co.,
Ohio, "yet I am not afraid to speak a good vrord
for your 'Favorite Prescription' and ' Pleasant
Pelleta.' Over a year ogo I suffered terribly for
nearly four weeks witn prolapsus and weak?
liest. After uilng one bottle of ' Pavorilc In?
scription ? and on< of 'Pellets' I was a well
woman. I have taken no rnediriuc since nnd
have had no symptoms of my former trouble.
Have used the1 Pavorite Prescription' nl differ
eut times for more than four years aod find it
has no equal."
Free. Dr. Pierce's Medical Adviser,
in paper covers, sent free, ou receipt
of 31 one-cent stamps to pay expense
of mailing only. In cloth binding 31
stamps. Address Dr. K. V. Pierce,
Buffalo, N. Y.
Pick Your Xmas Gifts
LOUGH RAN ?3 PRIEUR'S
J. ART STORE
lU CHURCH STREET. NEAR MAIN.
You will find it a plcasuro to select
Xma.s Gifts, Bridal Presents, Sc., from
our expensive slock of Pictures. Easels,
Screens oio?ks. Frames, Lamps, .lardi
nercs Vases, Mirrors, Sterling Silver
Goods, fee. Stationery in all the now
Hcoiioniy Heat licgulalors
FOR OPKN FIREPLACES.
The Economy Rent Regulator is a sim?
ple contrivance for controlling .the heat
In open hit- places, It is a east iron
plate so constructed as to lie easily ad
Justed to any chimney,
A COAL SAVE It Ob' 2r, PER CENT
A HEAT OIVKR OF 33 1-3 PER CENT]
Over grates without rcpulators.
C00KE. CUTRiT & CO,
Grates of all kinds. SOLE AGENTS.
idc h&& .-. .? . . -V. ? . . ? ? \ , ?
Acts gently on the
Cleanses the 5y$tem
Buy THE GENUINE - M ANT D Oy
D"R. CHARCOT'S TOWIC TABLETS
uro too only positively guaranteed remedy lor.ttto
Drink Habit, Norvousneta and Jiilandtoir caused
by strong drink.
WE HUABAXTliE W?Vn lto.\KH
to euro any e?5? Trtl It ii positive wi'l?i ??? ftuar
o.?tr>n nr rt'liiuit tlm money, ami to destroy Uio
Ol'liotlio Inr Inimical Ini; liquors.
THE TtiiU-TS CAN DH OIVRN WITHOUT
kNOWLEUOE ?P THE PATIENT.
and JVi-.uii. Upon receipt
ot JIO.OO ?o ?III nisll yon lour  boxet nrd uo'l
Uro ?villiin tunraiiifn to euro or utund
poorniouoy. ShiKin limes iJ.OO.
Walke, Martin & Gray, sole agents,
corner Water street and Itoanoko ave?
And CHICAGO AIR-TIGHT
WOOD HEATERS are con?
sidered (he best heating stoves
made. Can be seen and for
P. J. MAI.HON, Hardware
109 Commercial Placo
Both Phones No. 401.
IRWINS EXPRESS CO
-2f8Water St., Fliona ?.Elthsr Phon.?
We haul anything to and from any.
where in the three cities.
SdccUI facilities for hauling 3s.ro*
Boilers. Furniture and Pianos.
Liots nlled and nlllnit wantwl.
Whitehurs; & Bro.'s
All cars transfer you to our stores, 28? to 287 Church
street, corner Holt. FORWARD is the watchword of all
progressive enterprises, and Greater Norfolk demands us to
move to a greater store.
Until we move to our new ware rooms (the old Opera
House, 202 and 204 Church street, January 1, 1900) will of?
fer our entire stock
Fgitgre, Gamals, big., at pianafactnrers cost.
THERE IS NOTHING LIKE LEATHER!
A Great Sale of Leather Goods.
ARE YOU PUZZLED WHAT TO BUY FOR THE HOLIDAYS ?
we: can help you,
LADIES' AND MISSES' COAABINATION
POCKETBOOKS and CARD CASES in Alli?
gator, Morocco, Seal, with or without sterling
I 000 ^ens Leatncr Bill Books, Letter Cases, Card Cases, Purses, Bill
Rolls, Cigar Cases, Cigarette Cases, Memorandum Books, Pass
Cnn Leather CulT and Collar Boxes, Travelling Toilet Cases and Writing
dUU Tablets, A
At prices ranging from
$1.50 to $\S.
TRUNKS ,A t'0^31' tw0 or ^liee savec* 011 evei7 TRUNK you buy
Such as Comb and Brush Sets, Manicure
Sets, Shaving Cases, Collar and Cuff Boxes,
Handkerchief and Glove Boxes, Work Boxes, Necktie Cases?the latest
172 Church St., near Hain.
The only exclusive Trunk and Leather Goods Store in the city.
Tie flousukeepi's Pride
Is to have her turkey roasted to a rich
brawn as tho pleco do rca:stanco for hor
Thanksgiving dinner. If you want to be
sure of that beforehand, lay In a supply
of our well-screened, well sheltered CoaJ
arid you can heat your oven to any degree
desired. It contains more heat to tho
square Inoh than any other coal mined.
W- Batchelder & Collins,
14o Water St
in the: vicinity of
Has Created a Demand for a Better Class of
Lots Than Any Heretofore Placed on Market.
Purchasers are desirous of securing city accommodations in the way of sidewalks, street car linos, etc.. and THE
POUT NOKFOI.K INVESTMENT COMPANY has como forward with a beauti ful ^ract of hlgrh land to meet this re?
quirement. This is naturally one of the best locations for Just such Improvements as the Ijand Company has undertaken
to provide, and when the Improvements now under way aro completed, this will bo Incomparably the finest suburban
stction on cither sldo of the river. Prospectivo purchasers shotdd not fall to Investigate this property, which Is now
on the market at prices that ore unmatched.
CONSIDERING THE ADVANTAGES OFjfeaa*^
Schools, Churches, Convenience to Labor, Street Car Facilities
Pleasant Surroundings and Excellent Neighborhood.
This land was bought, to sell and at' price that enables the owners to give tho purohascrs moro for the money
than can be found elsewhere. Tho first prices aro fixed with a view of selling rapidly, so as' to give tho purchasers
tho advantage of tho rise in values which is suro to follow. A limited number of lots will bo sold on tho install?
ment plan at as low prices as though the entlro price wero paid In cash. First purchasers also have the benefit ol
cholco of lots, which Is also'a matter of importance.
Prices of Lots*from $100 to $250,
(Cash or installment plan, ns purchaser may elect.)
Further Information and maps may bo had of
M. W. MASON, Secretary.
Office Columbia Building. Norfolk, Va.