Newspaper Page Text
A Train Wreokod.
(By Tt'arwh to virgrinlan-Pnot)
Ktnston. N. C. Sept. 13.?Thta morn?
ing about 8:30 the through freight on
the Atlantic and North Carolina rail?
road was wrecked about two miles
?from here by an overloaded car of
brick giving way In the center of the
No one on the train received serious
Injuries. A few cars were smashed
and piled up over the track .and the
3 rails were somewhat upset, but In an
?our or two the smash-up will be
sleared away so the other trains can
pass all right.
Fusion In Colorado.
Denver, Cola.. Sept. 13.?Fusion of the
Democratic, Silver Republicans and
Populist parties was accomplished at
8:45 o'clock this morning when the
Democratic State convention adjourn?
ed after being In continuous session
since 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon.
James B. Orman, of Pueblo county,
Democrat, was nominated for Gover?
A MODERN BRICK DWELLING, 103
Dlnwlddle street. 7 rooms and bath;
modern Improvements. Apply to JOHN
L. WAT?ON, 809 High Street._
Is now at hand, and we havo Just what
you will neod. Albcmnrle county Genuine
Old Apple Cider Vinegar, also the finest
Spices. Buy the best and run no risk In
losing your pickles.
Don't forget our offer for a short while
on best Domestic Ginger Ale, only 6c. per
bottle or 70c. per dozen. If you want any
come quick or It will nil be gone.'
Fine bright No. 1 Muckerel, only 10c.
per pound. Fine No. 2 Mackerel only 8c.
per pound. These prices ure very low.
G. W. HU06INS & CO.,
102 CRAWFORD STREET.
Both Fhones mlil?-Sro.
AT REDUCED PRICES!
TO MAKE ROOM.
W. & J. PARKER,
County and Crawford Sts.
There Is about one Shoe Store In every
hundred that guarantees you satisfac?
tion, and this Is that one store. The
makers guarantee them to us, and wn
guarantee them to you. In shoes wo
Rive you everything you can possibly get
In any flint store, and one thing you
can't possibly gel?your money buck If
you want It.
. The hit of the season; our Ladles' Ox?
ford Ties, In tan and black?at GOo. a
HENRY A. LONG.
600 Crawford Street, corner Klnff.
auSl-Cm. Portsmouth, Va.
allen & jarvis
Several nice Dwellings at Pinner's Point
for sale cneup. A desirable dwelling at
Pert Norfolk for rent, never been occu?
pied. Good property In South Portsmouth
for sale. Homes and building lots In all
parts of the city and suburbs. Boats,
barges and lighters. Harbor contracts.
ROOM 210 COMMERCIAL BUILDING.
Portsmouth, V. Both phones.
A Drop in Coal.
J5.50 per ton of lbs., cash.
Best Dry Railroad Slab Wood, as good
or better than common sup pine.
H. B. WILKINS.
Old Phone, 211S. New Phone, 1518.
QUESTION OFTEN ASKED Doc?
tors by tholr patients. Where must 1
neve this tilled? You cun have any PHY?
SICIAN'S PRESCRIPTION compounded
with accuracy at
S. IV. Weaver's Pharmacy,
COR. QUEEN AND GREEN STa
Boll Phono 2276
THE NATIONAL LEAGUE
BROOKLTN FORGED TWO AHEAP
OF PITTSBURG YESTERDAY.
Brooklyn won two games from Cincin?
nati yesterday and is now that number
ahead of Plttsburg In the total won and
six ahead In the number lost. Plttsburg
lost to Philadelphia and it Is hardly pos?
sible that they will be able to beat
Brooklyn out. There Is considerable
money posted as to how the clubs will
stand at the close of the season. Some
sports In Pennsylvania posted ?250 each
a few days ago that Brooklyn will bo
three games ahead of the Pirates at the
close of the season.
STANDING OF THE CLUBS.
Won. Lost. Pr. Ct.
Brooklyn .69 44 .611
Plttsburg .67 60 .573
Philadelphia .59 55 .528
Chicago .67 61 .483
Boston .65 60 .478
St. Louis .62 61 .460
Cincinnati .62 ?3 .452
New York .43 67 .417
PITTSBURO. 6; PHILADELPHIA, 11.
Philadelphia. 8ept. 13.?Chesbro was
wild to-day and Philadelphia defeated
Plttsburg with comparative ease.
8core by innings: R.H.E.
Plttsburg .1 00002003?6 15 1
Philadelphia .0 0223310 x?11 16 0
Batteries: Chesbro and O'Connor; Fr??
ser and Douglass. Time?2 hours. Um?
pire?O'Day. Attendance, 3,021.
CHICAGO, (i; NEW YORK. 6.
New York, Sept. 13.?A fumble by Doyle
In the first Inning to-day proved fatal
to the Now Yorks. It was responsible
for at least two runs.
Score by Innings: R.H.E.
Chicago .4 00200000?6 6 3
New York .1 00031000?5 9 5
Batteries: Cunningham and Kling;
Matthewson and Bowerman. Umpire?
Emslic. Time?1:50. Attendance 500.
BOSTON, 4; ST. LOUIS. 6.
Boston, Sept. 13 ?St. Louis won hand?
ily to-day, batting Plttenger out of the
box In the fifth liming.
Score by innings: R.H.E.
Boston .0 1000002 1? 4 9 4
St. Louis .2 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0? 6 10 2
Batteries: Willis, Pittinger and Sulli?
van: Jones and Ruclow. Time?1:55. Um?
pire?Hurst. Attendance 1.000.
BROOKLYN WON BOTH GAMES.
Brooklyn. Sept. 13.?Brooklyn won both
8core by Innings: R.H.E
Cincinnati .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1? 2 10 9
Brooklyn .0 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 x? 7 12 0
Batteries: Newton nnd Knhoe; Wcyh
Ing and McGulrc. Time?1:56. Umpire?
Score by Innings: R.H.E.
Cincinnati ....0 0 0 1 6 2 0? 9 )2 8
Brooklyn .1 4 1 0 2 5 x?13 H 2
Butteries: Kltson. McGtnnlty nnd Far
rell: Scott and Peltz. Time?1:55. Um?
pires?Latham and Jennings. Attendance
2.400. Gamo called, darkness.
THE TEXAS HURRICANE
RACED WITH FURY IN NEW
(By Telegraph to Virglnian-Pllot)
St. Johns, N. F.. Sept. 13?The Texas
hurricane reached here tnst night and is
raging with full fury this evening. It
has swept the coast, wrecking many
fishing places. Numerous schooners huve
been driven ashore near St. Johns and
tho telegraph wires in remote localities
are down. It Is not known how much
damage has been done at distant points,
but It Is believed the storm must have
played havoc among tho fishing vessels
on the Grand Banks, as the wind has
blown from every quarter of the compass
within the last twenty-four hours.
Lancashire Cotton Trade.
(By Telegraph to Vlrginlan-Pllot)
Manchester, Sept. 13.?The prospects of
the Lancashire cotton trade for the year
to come are regarded as gloomy. In ad?
dition to the reported smallnoss of the
new crop thcro Is a special reason for
reducing tho output, namely, that India
and China, owing to famine and war.
have not consumed the usual quantity of
cotton goods, heavy stocks of which aro
on hand there.
The stoppage has already had a serious
effect on the Burnley weaving trade.
To-day mills representing 2.000 looms
stopped nnd there Is every indication of
a wholesale stoppage for the next two
Value of Man's Life.
The Supremo Courts have recently
been busy with a curious question?Unit
of deciding the value of a man's life.
The decision reached wus that tho life
of the average man Is worth just what
ho is able to enrn. A man's earnings
depend to a great extent upon his phyni
cal health, nnd it Is always within his
power to Improve his condition. The
stomach Is the measure of health and
strength. Every man may hn be bright,
nctlvo and happy, If his digestion is
normal. If It Is not. Hostetter'fl Stomach
Bitters will make It so. 11 puts the di?
gestive organs In condition to properlv
digest and assimilate food. Try It for
constipation, Indigestion, dyspepsia, bil?
iousness, liver or kidney troubles. It has
cured stomach aliments for the pnst fifty
years, and there is nothing Just as good.
The genuine has our Private Revenue
Stamp over the neck of the bottle.
IGE !-ZOE" 7-IOE !
The Srhooner Estello Phlnney hns Just arrived with cargo of lco which I will
sell at old prices. Phone or call and leave your orders and they will have prompt
attention. It la not necessary to be a regular customer to gel ice. Just order and
give ua atrial and be convinced.
dOSERH A. RARKGR.
CRAWFORD AND COLUMBIA STREETS.
HOW WOULD YOU
Like to own a six-room house on High street. In Cottage Place. $1,500 will buy
it. I can arrange terms to suit. For Rent.?123 and 527 County street. One
house at Piedmont Heights, 8 rooms, $7.50.
R. S. BROOKS,
READ ESTATE, RENTAL AND INSURANCE AGENTS,
MIXED SPICES, 20c. LB.
GREEN GINGER, 15c. LB.
Wholesale and Retail Cut Rato Druggist, cor. Court and County and Green near
joo you ssiiavi^ *>"
THE NEW DEPARTURE
IS WHAT YOU WANT M NO CUT NO MONEY.
An Ironclad Guarantee Goes With Each Razor.
FINE POCKET KNIVES AND SCISSORS A SPECIALTY.
PORTSMOUTH, - - - - iZlRCIN/H
THE SUPREME COURT.
THE OPINIONS HANDED DOWN
Staunton. Va.. Sept. 13.?The opin?
ions handed down by the Supreme
Court to-day were as follows:
Judge John W. Rlley:
Atlantic and Danville Railway Com?
pany vs. Delaware Construction Com?
pany. Court of Law and Chancery of
the city of Norfolk. Decree aitlrmed.
Smith et al. vs. Miller et al. Circuit
Court of Culpeper county. Reversed.
Judge R. H. Cardwell: I
Jennie M. Gardner vs. John W. '
Gardner. From the Circuit Court of
Washington county. Reversed in part
and affirmed in part.
Judge John A. Buchanan:
Tate's executor vs. Jones and al.
Circuit Court of Smyth county. Bur
dins vs. Burdlns' executor. &c. Cir?
cuit Court of Russell county. Re?
Judge George M. Harrison:
Litchfleld vs. Preston vand al. Cir?
cuit Court of Washington county.
PETITIONS AND APPEALS.
These petitions for appeals and writs
of error have been granted and re?
fused since the adjournment of the
court at Wythevillc:
Robert E. Shoemaker vs. James M.
Bowman. Circuit Court of Roeklng
ham county. Appeal. Bond, $100.
Charles S. Shoemaker vs. Joseph M.
Bowman. Circuit Court of Rocklng
ham county. Appeal. Bond. $100.
Ben. Bear vs. Ingram and al. Cir?
cuit Court of Alleghany county. Ap?
peal and supersedeas. Bond, $250.
Montgomery vs. Commonwealth.
Writ of error and supersedeas. No
Hughes vs. Williams, &c. Circuit
Court of Campbell county. Appeal and
supersedeas. Bond. $1,000.
Smith et al. vs. Thomas et a% Cir?
cuit Court of Augusta countv. Bond.
Miller vs. Byer3. Circuit Court of
Augusta county. Bond, $200.
Norfolk and Western Railway Com?
pany vs. Wood, by, &c. Circuit Court
of Augusta county. Writ of error and
supersedeas. Bond, $3.000.
Norfolk and Western Railway Com?
pany vs. Dalhouse, etc. Circuit Court
of Augusta county. Writ of error and
supersedeas. Bond, $1,800.
Echols' executor vs. Brennan and
als. Circuit Court of Augusta county.
Appeal. No bond.
City of Winchester vs. Carroll. Circuit
Court of Frederick county. Writ of
error and supersedeas; bond $2.000.
Lindsay vs. Echols. Hustings Court
of the city of Bristol. Appeal and su?
persedeas; bond $500.
Virginia Building and Loan Associa?
tion vs. Joseph B. Glenn and als. Cir?
cuit Court of the city of Richmond.
Appeal und supersedeas; bond $150.
Doyle vs. Commonwealth. Writ ot
error to operate as supersedeas upon
bond being given for $3,000.
WRIT OF ERROR.
Virginia-Carolina Chemical Company
vs. Dejarnctte. Writ of error granted;
H. B. and C. Parsons vs. Newman
and als. Appeal and supersedeas,
Smith vs. Moore, trustee. Circuit
Court of Clarke county. Appeal and
supersedeas; bond $500.
Briggs vs. Cooke. Law and Chan?
cery Court of the city of Norfolk.
Writ of error and supersedeas; bond
Doyle vs. Beasley. Circuit Court of
Culpeper county. Appeal und superse?
deas; bond $200.
Miller vs. Little. Corporation Court
of Frederlcksburg. Appeal and super?
sedeas; bond $200.
Jones vs. Domestic Sewing Machine
Co. Circuit Court of Rlchomnd. Ap.
pnal and supersedeas; bond $250.
Southern Railway Company vs. Wll.
cox & Co. Law and Chancery Court
of the city of Norfolk. Writ of error
and supersedeas; bond $2,200.
Showalter vs. Baker. Circuit <7ourt of
Augusta county. Appeal reiuScd.
Jones vs. Jones. Circuit Court ot
Russell county. Appeal refused.
Dencey'a adm'r, vs. Southern Railway
Co. Circuit Court of Fairfax county.
Writ of error refused
Vaughan vs. Barbee. Law and
Equity Court of the city of Norfolk.
Wrir of error refused.
Pelouzo's Executor vs. First National
Bank. Chancery Court of the city ot
Richmond. Appeal refused.
Davis vs. Oayle, Inspector. Circuit
Court of Mathews county. Writ of er?
LILLIAN CLAYTON JEWETT
NOT ALLOWED TO ADDRESS BAP?
(By Telegraph to Virglnian-Pllot)
Richmond, Va.. Sept. 13.?Miss Lilian
Cl.tytuu Jewell gffCCCeOBo Ih creating
a sensation nt the meeting of the Na?
tional Baptist Association here to-day,
and insisted on speaking despite the
refusal of the ministers and delegates
to endorse her.
Just as the morning session was be?
ing brought to a close Miss Jewett,
who occupied a seat in the gallery,
arose and began to address the meet?
ing. Her remarks were prefaced by
the words: "Ladies and gentlemen."
and she went on to say that she was
the friend and champion of the negro
race, although the convention had re?
fused to accord her the privilege of the
floor to deliver her address.
Continuing, she said that she was on
the roll of Virginia, and would speak.
She asked all to follow her into the
street In front of the church, and said
that she would there address them.
She declared that she would speak,
even If the people wanted to lynch her
for so doing.
At this point an attempt was made
by a member of the convention to raise
the hymn, "Throw Out the Llfe-Line,"
but the president called him to or?
der, and stated in a few words that it
was not the desire of the convention
to take any part In Miss Jewett's
movements. Miss Jewett left the gal?
lery and went out Into the street,
which was packed. Standing in a car?
riage, she spoke for about ten min?
utes on her usual theme. "Antl-lynch
ing." Then she shook hands all
around, the negroes pressing forward
to greet her.
The following statement was given
"Miss Lillian Clayton Jewett, the
anti-lyncbing ngitator of Boston, will
not address the National Baptist Con?
vention, which Is now in session in the
Fifth' Street Baptist Church, of which
I nm the pastor. We cannot afford to
indulge any one in remarks that would
tend to mar the present relations that
now exist between the white and col?
ored people of this city and State.
(Signed) "W. F. GRAHAM."
A committee, consisting of Rev. C.
R. Morris, of Boston, Mass.; Revs.
Adams. William H. Stewart and Rev.
W. F. Graham, pastor of the Fifth
Street Baptist Church, was appointed
to wait on Miss Jewett and tell her
not to speak before the convention.
This committee performed Its duty.
Pev. Graham said that it had been
decided best not to even have Miss
Jewett introduced, as she might at?
tempt to say something and say too
SPOKE YESTERDAY IN SOUTH
(By Telegraph to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.)
Watertown, S. D.. Sept. 13.?The first
stop of the special train in bearing the
Roosevelt party, after leaving Brook
lngs this morning:, was matle at Castle-,
wood, where Governor Roosevelt madcC
a brief address. "Watertown was the
next stop. Here an outdoor meeting
was held and Governor Roosevelt spoke
at some length. Governor Roosevelt
said. In part:
"I would like to discuss not only the
serious questions of free silver, of
trusts, the tariff, orderly preservation
of law and upholding of the flag, but I
would like to discuss even the opera
bouffe questions of militarism and Im?
perialism presented by our opponents.
Certain of our Democratic friends have
the audacity to say that they repre?
sent tho principles of the founders of
the Republican party of long ago. If
they had any feeling or a drop of the
blood that ran In the veins of the great
original statesman who conducted tho
country through the four years of civil
war. and then gave up his life that his
country might live, they would turn
wllh Indignation from the stage where
the candidate of Democracy speaks to
those nominating him about the con- I
sent of the governed as regards the
Philippine. . knowing that one of the
chief chances of his election and abso?
lute triumph of his party consists In
nullifying the doctrine in some of the
Southern States which Lincoln gave his
life to free."
THE SYMPATHY OF FRANCE
THE HEART OF THE NATION
TOUCHED BY TEXAS HORROR.
(By Telegraph to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.>
Washington, Sept. 13.?The following
telegrams have passed between the
Presidents of France and the United
Rambouillet Presldence, Sept. 12.
1900.?To His Excellency the President
I of the United States: Tho news of the
: disaster which has just devastated the
'. State of Texas has deeply moved nie.
The sentiments of traditional friend?
ship which unite the two republics can
leave no doubt In your mind coneern
i Ing the very sincere share that the
i President, the government of tho re?
public and the whole nation take in the
calamity that has proved such a cruel
ordeal for so many families In the
United States. It Is natural that
France should participate in the sad?
ness as well as In tho joy of the Amer?
ican people. I take It to heart to ten?
der to Your Excellency our most heart?
felt condolences, and to send to the
families of the victims the expression
of our afflicted sympathy.
(Signed) EMILE LOUBET.
Executive Mansion, Washington. D.
C. Sept. 13.?His Excellency, Emilc
Lnubet. Presidency, President of the
French Republic? Rambouillet, France:
I hasten to express In the name of the
thousands who have suffered by the
disaster in Texas, as well as In behalf
of the whole American people, heart?
felt thanks for your touching message
of sympathy and condolence. ?
Tho President In Ohio
(By Telegraph to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.)
Canton. O.. Sept. 13.?President and
Mrs. McKinley arrived In Canton
shortly before 6 o'clock this evening in
a special train from Somerset. They
have no definite plans, hut expect to re?
main here for some time. There was
no demonstration here, but at various
points along the line the President wns
During the stop nt Johnstown some
one In the crowd called out: "Major,
what are you going to do with us the
next four years?" The President
smiled nnd replied: "It Is more Im?
portant Just now to know what you are
going to do with me the next four
"We are going to stand by you," was
the rejoinder, und the crowd shouted
its approval of this last remark.
Resignation of Con- Botha
fBy Telegraph to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.)
Lourcnzo Maroues, Sept. 13.?Mr.
Kruger telegraphed his wife to join
him before sailing, but she has replied
that her health will not permit her.
It is reported that Commandant
General Louis Botha has resigned th??
chief command of the Transvaal forces
to Commandant Viljoen.
AN ENGLISH AUTHORESS' POSES
Prove Rather Daunting to Her Un- i
a (Tee ted A m c r I ea n VI s 11 o r s.
Now and then stories have come
across the sea to tho effect that Mrs.
Humphry Ward Is deficient In humor
To be sure, her books would not lead
one to expect any particularly hilarious
finality to be part of her make up.
lint lately, says the Junior Munsey, the
rumor has been blown over that she is
riven to an elaboration In entertain?
ment which would better befit a new
brewer baronet than the creator of
Mnrcella and other democratic charac?
For Instance, nn American woman
who went armed with Introductions to
her was Invited out to her place.
Dropping down to the drawing room to
tea. the visitor found her hostess a
vision a la Gainsborough, In a big,
plumed hat and an elaborate frock.
Mrs. Ward explained, as she poured the
tea. that she had been out In her gar?
den gathering flowers. She had evi?
dently attired herself for the pastoral
part according to the Watteau shep?
herdess standard rather than that of
the modern Englishwoman.
Another party of Americans, Invited
to lunch at her place, were properly
Impressed by tho fact that there was
one liveried serving man for every two
guests at the simple noonday repast,
and that it lasted until almost dinner
lime. The same people, lunching with
the Bryces, of "American Common?
wealth" fame, a few days later, were
amused at the contrast. There was a
pleasing absence of formality, and halt
the lime Mr. Rryce went to the side?
board himself for what he wanted.
IMhUlhAL ?Ulli AH? . LU.,.HrtkHT CURE
A Scientific. Unfailing and Partnanewt Rfem.
?dy for Dyspepsia. Ind.geatlon sou ail btomacb
ind Nerve Tr?uble?.
l*ut up in tablet form, pleasant and easy to take
and affording immediate relief by enabling
nature to furnish nnturnl nourishment to the
Blood, Nervei and Muscles,
.art* *5e, and 6nr. FOR SALE BY
Snelllng's Pharmacy, Robert F Holmes
& Co., f. M. F. Trotter. Virginia Phar?
macy, Wallace & Moore, Norfolk: Wallace
& Co., Berkley; Jerome P. Carr, Ports?
BERKLEY NEWS AND ADVERTISEMENTS
LAYING THE SWITCH.
Norfolk & Southern Railroad Be?
gins Work on Reservation.
Berkley Citizens Want a Telegraph Offico
Colored Man Loaes an Arm? Finger Cu
Off?Other Notes of interest Related In
The Norfolk and Southern Railroad
began laying their switch across Lib?
erty street into the government reser?
vation yesterday evening, and had a
large force of men at work, so It can
be completed at once, to avoid retard?
ing on Liberty street. Their switch
branches off from the main line be?
tween Chestnut and Liberty streets
and crosses Liberty street In front of
Mr. L. W. Winglleld's residence, and
across the corner of the company's
property, then across Liberty street
again. The track will probably be laid
by this morning.
HIS ARM AMPUTATED.
Richard Houeycutt, colored, of the
Courtland Lumber Company, had the
misfortune to lose his right arm yes?
terday morning. He was oiling the
machinery \vhile the saw was in mo?
tion and fell In the hole under the
saw, It cutting oft his right arm be?
tween the shoulder and elbow. Dr.
W. E. McConvllle was summoned, and,
with the assistance of Dr. F. M. Mor?
gan, the urin was amputated above
where It was cut off. The, man was
taken to his home and is resting easy.
WANT A TELEGRAPH OFFICE.
The citizens of our town are very
much In need nf.an express and tele?
graph otTlce. The Town Fathers, two
years ago, offered as an inducement to
any one who would open such an office
a free license for the first year, and
there Is no doubt that the same offer
is open to the proper person yet.
The Norfolk and Western has so
generously convenleneed the public by
opening a freight and pnssenger office.
It Is hoped that the company will con?
tinue Its good work further and open
the other mentioned and much-needed
Chesapeake Tent No. 11. Knights of
the Maccabees, held her regular review
last night In Elks' Hall. A large num?
ber of the members were present and
many visiting Sir Knights from Nor?
folk, Newport News and Portsmouth.
Several new appliratlons for member?
ship were filed. After fhc regular order
of business refreshments were served
and a pleasant hour was passed In
singing, recitations and speech-making.
Deputy Supreme Commander A. W.
Frye was present and assisted in the
HIS FINGER CUT OFF.
Mr. Hugh Rountress, of South Nor?
folk, had the misfortune to get the mid?
dle finger of his right hand cut off
yesterday morning by a machine at
Messrs. Smith ei McCoy's machine
shop, on the Eastern Branch of the
Elizabeth river. He was attended by
Dr. N. O. Wilson, of South Norfolk.
Miss Alice Scott left yesterday to visit
I friends at Northwest.
Miss Carrie Sears is on a visit to re?
latives and friends at Northwest, Va.
Mr. E. T. Adams. Jr., left yesterday
morning for Vandcrbllt University t?
continue his studies for the Methodise
Miss Bertha R. Adams left yesterday
tor Blackstone to take a college course.
Rain Is badly needed In the town and
adjacent farming section. All vegeta?
tion is beginning to parch for the need
of copious showers.
The passenger steamer Neuse, of tho
Norfolk and Southern railroad, is un?
dergoing general repairs at Colonua's
Southern Branch railway.
Mr. A. H. Martin's family, who have
been summering in the mountains of
the State, returned yesterday to their
home, on Berkley avenue,
j The lawn party at the residence of
I Mr. J. T. Parks, on Berkley avenue, for
i the benefit of the Ladles' Aid Society
of the Berkley Avenue Baptist Church,
j last evening, was considered a grand
success financially and socially.
Mr. James W. West continues quite
: III at his residence on Clifton street.
1 Mrs. Elizabeth Jethro left yesterday
! for New York on a visit to her brother.
; Mr. Wyatt.
Mrs. Captain J. H. Jellison. of Ctif
1 ton street, left yesterday morning for
Wllllamston. Del., to visit her son. Mr.
Mr. James Martin, shipping clerk of
tho Norfolk and Southern Railroad, of
Berkley, who has been very 111 for tho
past two months at St. Vincent's Hos?
pital, was able to be on the streets
yesterday, to the delight of his friends.
Mrs. Walter Worrell, of Hertford, N.
C, is the guest of Mrs. J. M. Law?
rence, on Clifton street.
Miss Lula Cherry and mother. Mrs.
Kestler, of Elizabeth City. N. C. arts
also the guests of Mrs. J. M. Lawrence.
Henry Fentress, a respectable color?
ed man, was taken with a severe at.
tack of asthma at the corner of Liber,
ty and Seventh streets yesterday eve?
ning while on his way from the navy
yard and had to be carried home.
Mrs. John T. Morrlsette and mother.
Mrs. J. F. Morrlsette, have returned
j from a pleasant visit to relatives In
Mrs. C. B. Dunke will leave to-day
for Suffolk, after a visit of much pleas?
ure to relatives In town.
Miss May Peters, of Oakdale, left
vesterday for Morrison, Va.. for a two
"weeks' visit to her aunt. Mrs. S. E.
The Tunis Lumber Company's plain?
ing mill has resumed operations, and It
Is expected the other plants will fol?
low In a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Tllley have
returned from Rhode Island, whera
they have been spending a portion of
the heated term with relatives and
friends. ?? ^
The deed conveying 20 acres or the
Colonna tract to the Union StocK
Yards, of Norfolk, has been admitted
to record. _
B E R^EYjADVTS.
BANK OF BERKI.EyT^CDUNTR?
trade a specialty. Convenient, hours.
Interest on deposits._tell-tt
J. R. WILLIAMS,
Funeral Director and Embalmer
67 CHESTNUT STREET.
NOVELTY FOR THE TABLE.
A Pretty Fruit Piece That Anyone With
a Little Taste Can Arrange.
Here Is ah Idea that may appeal to an
ontertuiner: it Is an evident fact that
the time-honored fruit dish, with its as?
sortment of fruit, no longer has any
place on a modern table; each kind of
fruit Is put by Itself on a separate sil?
ver dish artistically arranged. Anyone
who has a little taste can Imitate the
arrangement, says Anna Wentworth
Scars In Woman's Home Companion.
Tako tour plates of equal size; put on
them some green leaves?bay leaves,
geraniums or whatever one happens to
have at hand?and arrange the. fruits to
suit the different kinds. Make a pyra?
mid of bright red apples, with four ap?
ples for a base, three oa top, and one on
lop of all. with the leaves in between.
Arrange oranges in the same way, but
on the third plate lay bunches of grapes
carelessly on leaves, and on the lourtn
put bannanas. Lo'! with the four plates
at the four corners the table Is dressed
at once. Nuts may be used Instead of
fruit on one plate, and tigs and dates on
the other, but beware of the old-fash?
ioned fruit basket or dish if you wish
your table to be up-to-date.
She?"Have you everything planned
for our elopement, George?"
He?"Everything, darling: every?
thing! We will get married at Niagara,
write homo the news from Montreal, at
London write a letter for forgiveness,
and from Paris we will cable for cash
to get back home again."?Puck.
TIME WILL TELL.
Old Urne sifts out the poor coal, and
leaven the best. And the best will provo
to be our free-burning, clean, solid coal,
full of more fire than any Intoxicated
It has tho best treatment that human
brains can give It, and will prove to be
the most economical and the most satis?
factory coal oa the market.
We will supply you with any amount
you please, without trouble or loss of
Norfolk Coal and Ice Co
S. B. BARREL!..
537 Water Street. Both Phones 391.
GflMRGE & WflLL&R
12-18 PLUME ST.
Fine Front and ornamental
in popular shades, in stock,
-RED. ORAY. BUFF and TERRA
Pecora, Excelsior. ColorlAo. aloriat
glaloa la Standard Colors*
Preventive and sure cure for all
Diseases, such as Chills, Fever and Ague,
I,oss of Appetite, Bilious and Dyspeptlo
Disorders. Headache, Pains In the Back,
Side, or 1,1mbs. Colds, I.a Grippe, Neu?
ralgia, etc. At all druggists, 50c. jy22-3in
cele, and Piles cured.
No knife; no deton
t.on from business;
painless and harm?
less. Over two hun?
dred cures mado
here last year. Ex?
amination and book?
905 Bank stree\ RICHMOND, VA.
Ial2-ly Permanently established.
W. H. TAYLOR&C(XT
224 WATER STREET.
Railroad, Steamboat and Mill
Agents for this section for the sale of
Oraton & Knifht's Leather BeltlnR^..NjUK-f
York Belting und Packing Company's
Knbber Goods. Knowlton's Patont Pack?
ing. Snow Steam Pumps. my7-eodly
? T 11 IS ?
mwm 5 wbei co.,
Pine and Oak Wood.
Nut Coal, Stove Coal,
Egg Coal, Furnace Coal.
We have special facilities for aupplyloc
Pocahontas Steam Coal
Water for Tug Boats,
Dredging Companies, &c.. at N. & W. -ty.
Uo a city local pter.
ik mm i in ?a
NO. 158 MAIN ST.. NORFOLK. VA
So. Bell Telephone. 6?114?236.
So. States Telephone. 16?26?Si
liAV'U luL clor? Tnreat. l'lmules. Cop.
par-Colored Spots. Aches, Old Sore*. ?1
cers In Mouth. Hair Failing? Write
COOK REMEDY CO.. Wrr MASON1G
TEMI'LK. Chicago. III., f <r proofs Of
tute? Capital ?600,000. We solicit the
m it obstinate cases. We have cured tbe
worst case* la U la M day*. 190-MAS)