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THE CITY OF PORTSMOUTH -NEWS AND ADVERTISEMENTS.
IN A PARAGRAPH.
The Latest Happenings of a Per?
sonal and General Nature.
IN AND AROUND PORTSMOUTH
Gathered ou the Streets, nt tho Hotels, lit
Counting Rooms mul Elsewhere, ami
rut in Abbreviated Form for tlia Ed lo?
cation of Renders of tbu Vlrglulan-Pllot
? Tlio Movements oT People? Snap
Shots at Kreuts in Which the Public is
Ml3s Janie Bmlthers, of Richmond, is
in the city visiting friends.
Mr. Charles Mcglnlcy has gone to
Rack river to spend two weeks gun?
Tho lost shoe, which was advertised
for, was returned to the owner yester?
day morning early.
Two men in South Portsmouth had
some words over a piece of chewing
gum. Words led to blows, in which a
pistol was fired twice, but, fortunately.
110 one was hurt.
Sonic of tho real estate dealers have
Several bis deals on hand which they
hope to close in the next few weeks.
A colored boy scooped several mats
from houses on Etllngham street yes?
terday and afterwards offered them for
There arc a number of converts at
each meeting at Central Church. The
attendance Is large.
A complimentary excursion to Ocean
View will bo tendered Miss Belle Ma
hone, of Baltimore, to-day by some of
The case of James C. H?tchins, which
has been continued from one torm of
tho conti tp another for over a year,
will bo called for trial on tho 20th
Miss Martha Martingill, of Port
Richmond; N. Y., Is in the city, the
guest of Miss White, in South Ports?
Tho next show at the Lyceum will
be on the 25th Instant.
Mrs. P. II. Phillips, of South Ports?
mouth, has gone to Washington, L>. (.'..
to spend some time.
A business man. whose duties calls
hint to Norfolk quite often, made a
rush to-catch a ferry boat that was
considerably behind time yesterday.
When he found that the boat was gone
he remarked: "Abomination of all
abominations Is the ferry; you never
know how It runs!"
Yesterday morning about 4:80 o'clock
a colored man stumbled over the
broken pavement near the corner of
Washington nnd County streets and
hurt his knees quite badly. A paper
boy also stumbled and fell there.
If Portsmouth people want to have a
theatre like all other cities they will
have to support it by their presence,
otherwise it will fall through. Messrs.
Hland and Daughtrey will have the
best shows that can be secured.
Yesterday morning a horse attached
to a loaded wagon tried to back over?
board when about half way between
the two cities. It took the combined
efforts of three men to prevent him
from doing so.
President Williams' private car is n
Miss Julia White left yesterday for
Newport News to spend some time.
Miss Virgle Warner lias gone to Co?
lumbus, Ga., to visit relatives.
For breaking open a slot machine In
Charles Codd's store, in Queen streel
extended, and stealing about S'Jo In
nlckles, Dick Knight, colored, faced the
music In Justice Rustic's court yester?
day, and received appropriate punish?
ment. He will upend tho next sixty
days In Jail.
The Rev. R. T. Wnterftold, pastor of
Dwens Memorial M. E. Church, began
n. series of revival services Monday
night in tho Mission Church in Brigh?
ton. The services will be conducted
throughout tho week.
Mr. James McMarman, of Galveston,
Texas, was In the city last night. He
Fays that one would scarcely believe
how rapidly the city Is pulling out of
Rev. R. V. Readies arrived In the city
last night. Ho will assist his son. Rev.
R. F. Beadles, In his meeting that is
The Seaboard Air Line railroad re?
ceived two now passenger engines yes?
terday?21 and fi22. Two new ones will
bo sent on to the Southern division.
Mr. John Nash Hume left last night
on a trip to Phlladelhl i.
In the Hustings court yeslerday
Frank X* Crocker nullified as n notary
public. The will of Vandalhi DavisAvas
admitted to probate and Florence II.
Turner qualified as executor under a
bond of Sl.f.OO.
POSTOFFICE KEEPS LONGER
The money order and registry win?
dows in the local postofflcc are now
open daily from 7:30 a. in. to 7 p. m.,
nh hour and a half longer than has '
heretofore been the rule to ke.-p the
nfllce open. Post master Burroughs says I
the principal reason for the change la
to be found in the Increased amount of
business done by the office, lie was
also influenced In lengthening the
hours by his desire to accommodate
worklngirion who are unable to roach
the office until Into in the evening.
AGED Wo.MAN ROBBED.
Mrs. Evans, nn elderly lady, residing
in South street extended; had her pdek
el picked near the market yesterday,
nnd declares that n colored boy whom
r'ue tried to engage tp carry Home mar?
keting home for her, to be the thief.
Rhe tides hot know the boys' name.
Mrs. Evans did not discover until she
reached home thai her pocket book
< ohln Ihlhg about $100 was missing.
The purse contained, besides n rum of
paper riioncy, n $20 gold piece given
hot: by her husband; now dead. She
lia 1 kept tee colli ns n keepsake for
more than ?o years.
The following marriage licenses hnvo
beer, Is-SUCd in the County Ch-rU's
.lehn L?ihor l.lster io wed Amy
Catherine Ethcridijc, Charles Gnlun
1 ecu and Goldlo Sheiuer, Jacob Lowe
and M. L. Hals:lead. .
POLLARD AND BlBli TO SPEAK.
The Hon. J. Garland Pollard, of
Bii'hnlond, and W. Lindsay. Bibb; of
Norfolk, w ill address the voters of the
Fourth Wan'. Thursday ulshl under Hi
lump 196? of tho John \V. Daniel Club
Tho public ia. invited.
The following nuvul orders have been
Lieutenant W. S. Sims is dettiched
from all duty with the Paris exposi?
tion and ordered to duty on the Ken?
tucky, to Join the ship nt Gibraltar.
Lieutenant A. C. Almy is ordered to
additional duty in charge of the en?
gineer department of the Indiana.
Lieutenant C. A. E. King Is detached
from the Indiana, and ordered to the
Solace for engineer duty.
Lieutenant J. lt. Y. Rlnkcly is dc
tached from the Hunger and ordered to
Ensign J. H. Iloy3 is ordered to re?
port for duty as watch and division
oHicer on the Alabama.
Ensign Y. S. Williams is detached
from the Iowa, and ordered to the
Ranger us watch and division Officer.
Ensign T. M. Dick is ordered to duty
on the Vermont.
The t?rpedo boats Morris, Dupont,
Craven and Dahlgren have been or?
dered to lay up Tor the Winter, the
Iii st two nt Newport and the others at
Portsmouth, N. II.
Naval vessels have been reported as
follows. The Wilmington at Pel ham -
buco, the Adams ut San Diego, the
Cutgoa nt Brisbane, the Indiana at
League Island, Philadelphia; the Una
dllla at Maro Island, the Hartford at
The Dolphin sullcd Monday from
Tompkliisvillc for Washington. The
Bancroft bus put to sea" from Key
As it Means of Arousing Interest Dem?
ocrats Will Hold a Bully nnd
Under the stimulus of tho near ap?
proach of election day interest In pol?
itics seem to be on the increase, hut
there is still apparent, both in town
and the country districts, a notable
absence of electricity.
At Churchlarid, .Monday nicht, a
number <>f prominent Democrats met
Tor the purpose of arousing enthusi?
asm among the rank and tile and get
tlng out a full Democratic vote at the
coming election. it wns decided to
have a hi;: rally nnd oyster roast at
Churchlund on the 29th; when address?
es will bo made by Hon. S. L. Kelly,
of Richmond, one of the presidential
electors; Judge I). Tucker Brooke, of
Noi folk, and other speakers. Another
meeting will bo called on the 2LM In?
stant to make final arrangements for
At Hall's Corner school-house to?
night the Western l ira neb Club will
be addressed by Mr. John Whltchead,
Mr. Trlplett and Mr. Dagby on the Is?
sues of the campaign. The club will
shortly erect a huge campaign pole,
and from the lofty top spread to the
breeze u F.ryuii, Stevenson und Mny
TRANSFERS OF COUNTY REALTY.
w. M. Whaley et ux. ami B. s. Cohn
to W. T. Baker, Reservoir avenue prop?
W. X. I'ortlock to George W. Port
lock. Scottsvlllc property on the Hilten
eson tract: (RIO.
Port Norfolk Land Company to C.
Rose Johnson, Douglas street; prop?
Port Norfolk Land Company to Wll
llam II. Philips, live lots in Port Nor?
Lizzie M. Daugbtrcy to T. J. More
cock, property at London and Coolie
C. W. Young to John Prlvctt, lot In
10. Forbes to 15. F. Dozier, property
on Ltberty.vlllc road; S.oo.
W 'l'. Scott to James p. Hnrrcll, four
lots In Brighton; Sl',0.
AN IMPROVISED r.lCYCLE PRE?
A well-known member of the police
force bad three chances In a bicycle
that was rallied Monday night. He
had fully made up his mind that he
was gninff to win It, and when luck j
chanced to bo in favor of a youn^ i
man named Butt a tear could be seen
In one corner of bis eye. His brother
members of the force felt sorry for ?
him, so yesterday they rigged tip .i j
barrel hoop nnd decorated It with j
bunting. A candle was arranged to the
side for a light. Just before roll call
they presented if. The cop was over- .
Come with gratitude and forgot to'
make Iiis little speech, like be tlocs on
some other occasions. Suffice it to Bay
that the boys certainly enjoyed seeing
how grateful he was.
MR. MAYNARD'S CANVASS.
Hon. II. Iv. Mayrinrd returned yester?
day from York town, Where ho ad?
dressed his constituents on Monday.
Mr. Moynard is pleased with the politi?
cal outlook in that part of the district,
and is confident that the Democrats
will roll mi a big vote, despite the fact |
that Dr. Aviso is spending his nnimunl- 1
tlon freely over liiere. Dr. Wise was
In York town tho same day Mr. May
hard spoke there.
GOING OUT OF COMMISSION.
Orders were received nt tho navy
yni'ti yesterday for the battleship Texas
to prepare to go out of commission. Her
Officers have hot yet been detached for?
mally from their service nboni'd the
ship, but it Is thought that to-day her
ensign will lie hauled down. A draft
of the Texas' orojv left the yard last
night lor New York.
The report *>f the commission which
surveyed the Tc>:us recently bus not
been confirmed by the authorities in
Washington, and it is not known when
tho repairs reeomhionded by the com?
mission -will bo commenced.
COTILLION CLUB ORGANIZED. !
The Portsmouth Cotillion dug has
be. n rcorganlr.cd tor tin- season of 1900
1901. Tim following are its oiHcers:
M. R. Htulgins, president: Edward
Pnrrisb. ylCO president: .1. It, Potter,
secretary. George Parrlsh, Edward
Dnshinlls, V. Uoatwrlght, :! n y Hud-,
gins aiid Dr. Joseph Or! are the
board of governors. The i i rman
will bo given in the latter part of this
A VISITING < ?FFICIAL.
B. F. Peters Hero Looking Into the I
"Working of a New Cord System.
B. l". Peters, chief clerk of tie- Navy
Department, was nt the navy ynrd yes?
Icrrtlay looking in<<' the working of n
new card system of keeping time roc
ords :u!.l nccrtunts which was recently
Installed her,, by Lieutenant Knapp.
Mr. Peters la making a tour of till the
navy yards on the Atlantic oonst.
KIl.l.t'D A D13KR.
Mr. <: urge Brown, tho wi ll known
Deep Crook sportsman, killed the first
deer of the season last Monday near
Deep Crook. The animal won n young
inn k, sind though not largo, was a lino
Park Viow Property for Snlc Cheap.
Wo have ti few lots at great bargains
ir. Park View. Best location. We wl|)
build you .i house. Call or addross i
rnice. THE SEABOARD REAL ES?
TATE CO., Rooms 201-203 No. S14 Hlfcli
IN OPEN AIR.
400 People Hear Him Score
Maynard and Wise.
THREE R'S HIS PLATFORM.
S.iys Maynard Is Against tho Worklugutnn
?That l>r. Wlio Does Nothing Hut Draw
Ills Salary -With a Fair Count Ho Would
bo Elected Overwhelmingly, IIo Tolls
Because the room which ho had en?
gaged to -speak in was found to have no
gas fixtures or means of lighting, Mr.
(". i'. Williams, the labor candidate for
Congress, tired the signal gun of his
campaign last night in the open air.
Mr. Williams tallied about divers is?
sues, and it may be stated, in passing,
that his artillory was doubled shotted
and loaded to the muzzle for the Hon.
II. Li. Maynard. Four hundred people.!
perhaps, represented his audience, but
of these few gave indication of their
Mr. Williams was Introduced by J. 13.
Casey, president of the Central Labor
Union, who apologized for the meeting
being held In the open air. "'Our luck
in this respect," said Mr. Williams, "Is
In line With tho usual run of it. The
working man generally gets the worst
in regard to his attitude to the Dem?
ocratic and Republican candidates, he
"I have been accused of being an at?
tache; of the Wise (action and of the
liowdcn faction In Republican polities.
Both accusations are lies. I'm train?
ing with neither of the old parties. I
am standing on hiy own platform -of
right, rectitude and righteousness.
Mr. Williams said Mr. Maynard was
not in sympathy with the Democratic
platform. "Maynard." he said, "was a
monopolist ami against the Working
Mr. Williams paid his respects to
Mr. John White-head's goat sory. "Mr.
Whltehead called me a goat." ho said.
"When Mr. Maynard gels through with
me he wdll lind me the buttih'cst goal
he ever came in contact with."
He scored Maynard for his attitude
to tho employers' liability bid. for his
vote against House hill No. CO. to pro?
vide seats fur saleswomen In tho big
stores, nnd for every bill having to do#
with tho subject of labor.
Of Dr. Wise be said: "The Doctor
bus done little against us, and little
for us, worklngmen. We hnvo heard
mighty little about him, except when
he was contcs'.lng Billy Young's sent
In Congress. Having got t \w peat and
assured his salary ha was evidently
satisfied, and he has dono nothing
Mr. Williams s.nid If given a fair
count he would be elected overwhelm?
THE ROLL OF HONOR.
In the Public Schools of Portsmouth for !
Til E HIOII SCHOOL.
Clnss of lf'02?Foster F. V. Staples.
Susie B. Porter.
Class of 1903?Esther Partln.
Class of 1904?Evelyn Robertson, Wil?
Class of 10C".? Edna White
SECOND DISTRICT SCHOOLS.
Second Intermediate Grade?Jennie
Third Primary- Grace Curling, Lewis
Nash, Marshall Burroughs, Henry Ron
nlvoil, )l ugh Mousso, Gladys Brooks.
Laura Hudgina ' Lois Hyslop, Julia
Shannon, Grace Wiersdorf.
Sei ond Primary?Flora Robertson,
Adel tiih- Bennett, Emma Bishop. Heh n
Trent, Thurlow Ethcredge, Truman
Gasklns, Winifred Minier. Ray While.
First Primary? Elsie Roberts, Jennie
Sadler, Laura Pitt, Albe Cherry, An?
nie Eraser, Ethel Mousso, Wlllnrd
Sounders, Joseph Banks, Lee Wallace.
Third Orammcr?Leone H?tt.
Second Grammar?Kittle Barrett.
Grade SSlngcnhaln, Marie Ennlss.
First Grammar Rosa E.-'lcek. Elina i
Second Intermediate?Frank Mc?
Lean, Gencvleve Ballnncc, Nonle Huf?
fier. Ilillie Hudgins.
First Intermediate?Annie Lewis.
Mamie Rroughton. Hazel Cnlvert, Geor?
gia Llnton, Lillian .lournee.
Third Prim:.-?? - Mary Coroy, Rove Iva..
if.ii it. Mary Klngcnhain, Agnes Wnl
lace, Penrl Epperson, Beaumont La lue,
Maurice Hartlove, Clarence Gates.
Second Primary?Harry Lash. Car?
roll Roane, Inez Bengalen, Gladys Hall,
Maud Lovllt, Ada Manning. Mary
Mounfcnstle, Julia Bowes, Elsie Gay.
Elrie Ross. Thessie Sirlan.
First Primary?Willie Dillsburg. Ed?
die Qlovcr. .lohn Mnyfleld, Grace FJinly,
Second Grammar?Mary Day, Mil?
First Grammar t. Gordon Enhcs.
Mary Hart; Hal Threadcr.aftj Lkwrehco
Trnhti Annie Ulggs, Mary Dodsbn, Ag
i Earnest, Irene Gayie; Sal Ho j-Itid
glns, Mayrea N - ?? Annie Robinson,
Helen Trnnt, Mnr?aret Van Patten, I
Chandler Wlp M iry Williams, Ruble
Williams. Hattle Wilkersoh.
Second Inti llati?-Clarence I.e
Grandi Tracey Watson, Rosejyn Mose
ley, Annette i: hard on. Linda Hain.
Flrsl Intermediate?Jarhfes Hnrrcll,
Mnttic Davl r Smith, Lillian
Smith, Svihnlw I'endlelon.
Third Piimar> -Salllo French. Mar?
garet Renn, Luclle Itobihsoh, Marlci
Sweet; Josephine Wall. Leo. Buller,
lii-iio Burnoll, Mosa Ulahf?rd, Martha
Day, Maggie Hyer, Rva Tabb. Ethel
Taylor, Mary Tonkin, Bctsle Wony
Second Primary Ethel Matthews,
Liny Woodloy, Vhglnius Murden,
Lam.i Shannon, May wood Lawrence,
Muggio New eil. Sallle Brown.
i'; si Primary Florence Jcmmlson,
Ethel Deans. .Ma run rette Peed, Katha?
rine Taylor. Marguerite VVilkerson,
8? on ' c, i i:uth Anderson,
Essie Smith, W< ion Sianback, Frank
Scott, Henry Bollentine.
Fiisi Inicrinodiate?(icrtrudo Sparks,
BcUInh Jbn< s. \.. lie Taylor.
Second Prima \ -Claronce Morris.
Rdna Bell, Ada I: vis. Anna Carey. Al
fi ? Cliisholin, .' i. Williams, Blanche
Williams, Lottie 'I'emah.
SENT T-1 POOR HOUSE.
Oi orge Gordon, a white man who was
some time ago committed to the county
Jail as a lunatic, hut afterwards dis?
charged and then returned to Jail for
Ihreatenlha tin- nf,. of his wife, has.
after serving three months for tho lat?
ter Offense, been sent to the county
poor house, his family not wishing any
n.orc trouble w Ith him.
?wr ?? -!?.? w -1t5 W W W if.v W -9 v it.? <t5 W W ?W ^?-t H< TRP^KFTfj
which men of good taste
Department Is crowded with the largest
U, ?i .1,0,1 a,ul Whiter Woolens that the
market can afford?workmanship and
Mile that are the top notch-no fit?no
JJJHT-* V,,fm ?'xunihmflon you will admit
our prices aro the lowest.
No. 2 Men's Sfynsn Fall suis.
DrodS^,rUi5 i!f best ""ft C"" be
e ??7fn,,ry. . 11 1 i:i and rella
Lpcclal\-aiue' fornd ?"r 8l0ck?
Well worth SIS.
THE BRANDT CO.
213 and 215 High St.
Kveiythln for Men
Top to Toe.
TEN NEW ENGINES BO?GHT.
Thc Seaboard Air Lino has purchased*
(en now teri-'Svhcol freight engines fron?
the Plttsburg Locomotive Wo'rka. Two!
of the new engines have arrived at the
railroad shops here._
L-iok SALE CHEAP DOO < VBT; :
jp suitable tor small horse or pony;
owner has m> further uso fur it Apply
520 Middle street, at It. .1. ARMISTBAD
CO.'Si ocV7-2t j
?71 OR * RENT- DESIRABLE " STORES
V on South street, opposite City Mar- 1
kot. Api.lv to MKS. C. IRWIN, 301 Court
IjVoR RENT NICELY FURNISHED
JL front room. gas. hot nnd cold bath; j
one or two gentlemen, Apply !-'? High
street. Portsmouth. Vti. _I
JOST -VKKTKi-.I'AY A !'T Kit Nt >ON. AI
j man's black enameled shoe; either
en Crawford or smith streets. Reward
if left at THIS OFFICE. oc!6-3t i
Ut ANTED.?THREE <>P. FQUR UN
furnlshed rooms; desirable location;
north of High preferred. Address A. L.,
Norfolk office Virginian-Pilot. ocH-3t?
QTBNOGRAPHBR AND TV PK- ;
l ) writer. Situation wanted by young1
lady. Boferencoa tint xcoptionab AddrVss
M. T . this office. pel l-Ut
Look Out for the Big Sale!
On October II. :it the CYCLONE DE?
PARTMENT STORE, til >?<: Crawford
street, of goods tint were damaged by
water at Ebener ?>i Armcntrout's store, I
next to my place. Great bargains can |
be secured. oc7-15t
Tuinlih- Dye Works.
5utt? clenpn.l nnH p-es.iej .si 00 i
Pants cleaned o<id pressed .3'e.
Suits cleaned and dyed ?.Jj.00
Ladies work a specialty.
.T?0 COUNTY ST.
prlS-?w? O. tVII BON JACKSON. Prop.
H. B. WILKINS
Has th? \-r-< rice Railroad. Slab Wood
Ah-o goed Sheltered fine. Oak and Ash
Tee licit free burning Nut and Stove
1029 and 1031 plusgow
Street. 5 rooms arid eily water:
rent $8.SO per month.
WE KNOW IT!
Thai Long's Shoes Mand for. the best
Ask us to prove i:. Then
will be only a question of a short tl
ten the :,hoc buying public will .
ALL KNOW IT !
"INE.ST FOOTWEAR AT LOWES'
HEIMRY A. LOMfi.
f?o Crawford Street, corner King.
nujt-Cm Portsmouth, Vo,
->(-.- FOR LADIES' WRAPPERS.
/ >^ woiirn ti no.
Cy?c LADIES' WRAPPEhS, WORTH
WORI 11 . c
of. LADIES' VESTS. EXTRA
->C HEAVY, WOR . 11 ;
> l.UU Pults, \VO It t'li $ I ,11.
MEN'S WORKING SHIRTS.
-T- WORTH i
in/% rBOYS' TOP SHIRTS, WORTH
NEW FALL GOODS.
Cnpc Ootld Cranberries.inc. per qi. |
New York State Beans. .i.e. per <il. |
New Prune :.li.;. pp.,
New On Meal.JO and \Z\ .o per pi..;
New Peltljplin Breakfast Food..] ? pkg.
New Ralston's Breakfast Poo.I..hie. pkg.
This makes a very lino breakfast di?h.
Grape-Nuts.'.' ?. per pkg,;
POHtim Ceieal.l"j im.I .' c. per pkg i
A;p'.v Butter.to. cans, (00 ]
C. % H?0G1N3 & GO,,
f03 CRAWFORD STREET.
Both Phones mhlO-dm.
QUESTION i FT.EN ASKED not,',
tors by their patior.ts. Where no.,; i
have tb'.s filled? Yo'ii cut !:ave any PHY?
SICIAN'.-'. PRESCRIPTION compounded
with uccuracy at
s, w. Weaver's Pharmacy,
COP.. QUEEN AND GREEN STa
Reil Phone ?275
" NEW"si'N DRIED "PEA* '. 1 ES AND 1
Try our Postum Cereal at !.;jc.. pkg.
A good substitute for Coffee.
R. El. KIINJO,
SCO COURT STREET. .
Was the talk of the Fair. Call at my
store and we will-sirow you a larger ex?
hibition of GUNS and SPORTING
GOODS at prices that can't be beat.
W. INT. WHITE,
PORTSMOUTH. ? - - V IRC I Mm
MEN'S, LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S.
ALL NEW GOODS AT LAST YEAR'S I'ltlCES.
EMMETT DEANS, ?ao
Patent Medicines at Cost T
J. W. S. BUTT & CO.,
DRUGGISTS - - 518 MIDDLE ST.
yOU CAN BUY SUMMER GOODS^
For half price at A. J. Phillips'
Must have room for fall slock.
A. J. PHILLIPS, f^^^Jl-^' HAl-t
JUST RECEIVED A LARGE ASSORTMENT OP
& RIOTURE FRAMES #>
Vor one week WO will coll at special prices.
ANDERSON Sc THOMPSON,
224 HIGH STREET. I