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AU Srannleiot nilvortliotuent?
.??rteu. In (In*no r.olu.imv mint bo paid
Rate, omi coul per won! each lu
?ertton, minimum. 23 ennU.
T TU KRAL REWARdTlOST.A BROWN
-JU and Y/htto setter Ovp. Liberal re?
ward paid it returned to K. S. WILL
3AMS. Li S. Reservoir avenue. dc:'."-::t_
C T.RAYED FROM HOME. A FOX
'fO terrier dop, white, heavily marked
With black on .nead und race. Reward n
returned to Ut5 BUTK STREET._d. -J-} i
WANTED?AT THE WASHINGTON
House, S79 Main strict, one lirst
class allround waiter; none other need ap?
WANTED ? LADIES' T<> ?'1 11 N
el.-usses now forming: learn soien
ilne palmistry; easy to learn: easy pay?
ments; valuable in home Hie er as n
profession; it puvs to possess this kn-.iv.M
cde;e. 1'ROK GEORGK, ."1 Rank Street.
LAKY WISHES A pITaC B X S
boore-keeper,. for widower: best ot
roforencos given. Addres B. A., A Irgln
*Ol ARPENTERS WANTED ? APPLY
Kj to H. V. CROSRY, at Geo. W. Tay?
lor's coal yard, Niylson street. it'
ANTELWR???r AND~BOARD~F?' 11
man and wife. Address BOX t'.'JI,
AY??NG RBgTsTICRED PHARMA
cist. Will be open for an offer niter
Januarv 1st. Address DRUGS, care Vir
glnian-Pilot._ _ de30-3t?
WN WANTED?A. YOUNG LADY DK
slxes position, as stenographer and
typewriter; has also bad practical e\-pe
ence in bookkeeping: can give best of
references. Address B. S., care this office.
ttt ANTED?E VERY 11C ll > V T< I 1C X ? \V
W that r. L. Barnes Safe .v Lock Go..
Richmond. Vn.. has established a branch
office at 92 Roanokc avenue, Norfolk, Va..
L> D. barnes, Manager. II
ANTED?TWO GENTLKM BN TO
tako large, light front room, fur?
nace, gas and bath: southern exposure;
furnished or unfurnished; good hoard
No. 2(5 FREEMASON ST., cor Monti, eilo
avenue. th 30-3t*
ANTED?Y O UNfTl .ADV DESIRES
board, with jirlvate family; central
part of city preferred. Address stating
term:* "M," this office. d. ? -3t'
7\NTED?FIRST GLASS BAKER
to work in Franklin. Va. Apply by
letter. W. L. DAVIS, Courtland, Va.
' VirANTISD?POSITION AS CLERK IN
VV Grocery business, i Apiriu.ci ,i mniK
a-1 references. Address ??EXPERI?
ENCE/' care s. E. cor. Holt and Curobcr
land Sts._ _._de29r2t'
A NTED?HOUSE GIRL AT 111 COL?
LEGE PLACE; good wages. deM-3t*
WANTED ? PERMANENT LOCAL
position, by thoroughly compotenl
man, as manager ol labor in trnnspnrla
tlon or other active work; can also check,
deliver and receive i'rei?lii- . 1'-t ol r- I', r
ences. Address MANAGER, L-? Reset roil
gfTfT ANTED?FIRST CLASS GLOTH
i\ Imj Salesman, ur.nta.rrl id man pi -
terred; must be a hustler. Apply by let?
ter only. HIRS1IBERG COMPANY,
Newport News, Va. d . ? -\\\
ANT ED-1 '< >S IT I? ? X AS LI'MBER
inspector or shipping clerk; eight
years experience; six with one linn. Ad?
dress N. B., "INSPECTOR," care Virgin
ANTED?WH ITE or COLORED
Settled woman, to cook, and do
house work for gentlemen and wife; com?
fortable room and pleas.ml home for a
good woman. Apply by mall to W. TTi
MAN WJTH HORSE AND A VAG ON
wanted to deliver and collect in sub
? urban towns; no canvassing; ?-i per week
and expenses; $15(1 cash d posll required.
COLLECTOR. Box TS, Philadelphia, Pa.
ANT ED-SE WIN cT~M ACM IIN ES TO
repair; any make. New machines,
?17 and up. J. W. BEASLEY, 167%
Church street, city._ feCO-lf
ANTED?YOlI to KNOW t11 at
the "WESTMORELAND club"
Is a whiskey to suit gentlemen of superi?
or taste; it is pure, old and mellow, and
every bottle contains a full rjiinrl. For
"sale by all first-class hot-Is and cafe's,
and by iobbers. ULM an boy KIN &
CO., Baltimore. ? dcl5-lm
I Tjr'axted.?p?sition"Ey expert
v? stenographer and book-keeper.
"Years o!' experience; references, ROB?
ERT DRABBLE, Lambert's Point. Nor?
folk. Va. dcl-lm?
WANTED ~'I-11 IC I.ALI ES TO KNOW
th.1t r . have opened a first-class
[ Indies' tailoring establishment at 3U!
Cranby street, corner Charlotte. Fit
guaranteed. s. BROWN._pcl.l-tf
GENTS?SPECIA1 .t V BACKED
absolute guarantee to straighten
kinky negro hair. Nearly .ill profll and
??ol!.?, nu .d^hl.?W; ?lN-;rri-V I'll)'.M I
CA L CO.. Richmond, Va., for territory
and particulars. It*
A'GENTS WANTED TO SELL Til K
- latest invention for producing LIGHT,
beats electricity, ? cheaper than kero: tic;
'agents coining money: largest factorv;
prompt shipments. THE BEST LIGHT
CO,. Canton, Ohio. H*
fjfi' ANT EI )*A~ SA I.es.M a X A i 'QIJ?1 XT
T? ed with Notion Jolling trade, travel?
ing south of West Virgitil nnd Ohio, td
carry n, side line of Overalls on sal iry and
'-commission. Address O., care Mil bourne
Advertising Agency, Baltimore, Aid.
JjV-\ITHFUL PERSONS 'to TRA VET,
JD Salary $7s0 anil expensi s. Absolutelv
no canvassing. Enclo::e s. lf-addr. :
-'atamned envelope, COLONIAL I o.M
PANY. Chicago._.ie-'.sa,su It
WANTED?SA LESM EN- ,\NP <""!.
lectors to work In ' the city and
country. Apply to the SIXGBR manu
PACTURINO CO.. Stw Church htrect. N..r
'. iolk. Vn. JuS-2taw-tf
S' aTTesahcn wa xti; i r-r? > sei l ocr
_ goo.ls by sample to -,\ h,r,!, .,;,.|
-retail trade. We are the largv: t and only
''manufacturers in our line in tin
Liberty salary paid. Addre-s CAN i : .
..Mfg. Co., Savanr.ali. Ga. . el7.we.?;u-ly
CDORSET AGENTS, -'fiTei;e is ONLY
J Olio best?that's the llyg.-ia, the f.tan
dard of the century for ?servier and sat?
isfaction. For particulars address the
WESTERN CORSET CO.. St. Louis, Mo.
WANTED. ? I.NMM-sfKi'i'.'i -s "' M e X
and women in every town to work
for us at their homes. No canvassing.
,We will l.-end work any distance. We
i-havo several lines of work ur give out,
lieoinc of which requlr* - no < voerleuee.
Ejf.you can't devote the whole .j.-p- m
jrwork. you can earn ,-? or ;.. ,. i,v
?.;working an hour -u i.,.
lugs. Address STAXDARO .m ".-;. .
-Iii West L'Cd St.. New V.,i ;.? , ,
SALESMEN?T< ? sell imbor'I
and domestic liquors; pr'u-< ip-..,\ in, -
pCentttcky whiskies and hk ., ?\
;'barrel goods, to jobbers and ah ,.
good chance to right man: salary
iSnaslon. R. S. STltADEi; .v son, , i )?:
Muln St., Lexington, Ky. j.
CJl^JKIL^in^ F- "Vale.
ht A DIES' "wanted TO'l'i. wri'J ino
? JJ.and manage, a very i n.iit.-djtiu bu ;
? iwzfi at their own homer: ret r- M-,. ?
Samples and particulars free. Addres:)
THE If acer COMPANY, South Bend,
jndhtnaj u su-iat
COMPE'rENT WOMAN '. ax MAKE
?30. month and expenses; permanent
position; expeii.mce uni-.ecesrssiry.
'CLARKE & CO., ?31 S. 1th St., Plilludel
AU transient ndretrtlseiuenta In?
serted in tlionu columns imutbo paid
lor Iii advance.
Rnte, (?ho cent per word ?not? In?
sertion, minimum, ~5 cViits.
W A NTED' MWAJL E EJL?.__
GOVERNMENT POSITIONS?DON'T |
prepare for any civil Service exam?
ination without seeing our illustrated cat?
alogue of Information, Sent free, COL?
UMBIAN CORRESPONDENCE COD-!
LEGE, Washington, D. C._It
Til?ilN~ A BETTER SALARY AND
2J position', stiiiiy Electricity, Mechan?
ic, ii Engineerings Mechanical Drawing at
home by correspondence. Thousands suc
< cssflll. Thus. A. Edison endorses I list 1
tute: ?Ook "( an l Become an Electrical
Engineer?" mailed free. ELECTRICAL
ENGINEER INSTITUTE, New York.
OLD ESTABLISHED FACTORY,
tilling in open territory from Janu
ary 1st want A-l man to handle side line
from this center. "SIDE," P. O. 1871,
New York._ It*
C1 ?VE11N ME NT POSITIONS ?DON'T
X prepare for any Civil Service ex?
amination without seeing our Illustrated
catalogue of Infi rin*tlon. Sent tree. CO?
LUMBIAN CORRESPONDENCE COL?
LEGE, Washington, i>. c. dolC-su-Zt
\ I VN~ TO' PERMANENTLY REPRE
j.\ i sent us. managing local braucht
salary ?ts per week and expenses. MAN?
UFACTURERS, ::i0 Caxton Bldg., Chi?
WANTED?2 GENTLEMEN. BOARD
crs. in private family: pleasant
room and bath; also two table boarders
Cor. Bute and Bousll streets. M.. care
I> ERMANENT AND TBANSCIENT
boarders; well furnished rooms; lire,
gas and bath; table first-class. 146 DUKE
FIRE ! KILFYRE !
Public demonstration of Kllfyro, the
wonderful band lire extinguisher. Com?
mercial Place, I P. M., Wednesday. Jan?
uary 2, Don'!, fall to see It. de30-;;t"
fSn??. ?T BELLEJiZA'S DANCING
I Academy, Moritlflore Hall?The boc
ond quarter for new scholars will benln
Wednesday night, .January 2d, at 8:30
o'clock. (?n Thursday night a Grand
Soiree. The following wcoh our usual
night;?Monday. Wednesday and Friday?
afternoon classes, Tuesdays and Satur?
~i~ EARN HOW TO MARK NEVVSPA
? i per and Magazine pictures and thus
lit yourself for a well paid and not over
crowded profession by taking a course
in ill ? "Si -in u 'l. Or' J.LLL?XB.A'1'H i.N."
at the Norfolk Conservatory of Music, 165
Alain strcot._ It
?vT ?W THAT YOUR XMAS SHOPPING
JlN is done, come to GEO. D. LEVY OP?
TICAL ?'ii.. 17 Granby street; have your
eyes examined free and gel a good pair
of glasses. dc30-3t*
AN V ONE WITH SMALL OR LARGE
. capital, wishing to go into nice pay?
ing business, will please call on .1. W.
OLIVER. 140 Granby street. de29-3t*
\\ ADAM SN ELL NEWMAN, CLAIR
i>L voyanti Business and Test Medium
car. bo consulted on all life matters; her
powers are wonderful; special attention
given intricate cases. Office Hid ro.-d
dence, 257 CHURCH ST., Norfolk, Vu.
T ADIKS AND OENTI.L'MEN -SE
1J cure a good position by learning
Shorthand and Typewriting from mi ex?
perienced, practical stenographer at the
Portsmouth Night School of Shorthand
and Typewriting. Best references. Also
from students now attending. C. K.
SNAPP, Principal; Residence and School
;;n South street, Portsmouth, d<?:;j-im
rTlHE FIRM HERETOFORE EXIST
3 Ing under tiie name ol tlacnsolman
.<;- Smith, Civil Engineers, la this day
mutually dissolved. All debts ?lue the
tirm will be paid to Edward W. Smith
and all debts .lue by the lirm shall be
presented to him. Edward \V. Smith will
continue the business of civil engineering
lit the Office, 110 Alain street. E. W
SMITH. FRED. HAENSELMAN. De
cembcr 8th, lOuO. de20-10t
P ftMPCD CURED , AT HOME
liMitt-itn ,ly hiternal treatment, no
Book and Testimonials mailed free
CANCER INSTITUTE, 121 W. 42d St.,
N. V. ocT-s-j-ly
h a v E~TeoTTFcrT^ni;os it iv e~ cure
for drunk-nu'.'-is. fan lie given se?
cretly. Will ni.i.lly tell }DA what It
Don't send inoiiev. M P%Y \.\ 11Y HAW?
kins, Lock Cox L. G. 151, Grand Hanl i
?SEFD l7~XMAS PRESENTS. DR." 1I
W. Shelly will furnish G?ll Sliecta
i les or Eye Classes and correctly lit the
eye before or after Nmas. guaranteeing
satisfaction for twelve months. CHAP
MAN .<;? JAKEMAN, corner Main and
Bank St3._ deO-lm
CM LA II t VO Y A NT?PA LMI ST ? PROF
j GEORGE can teil everything;
also teaches. :tt BANK ST. dci-lin"
WHITE'S PORTUAIT STUDIO.
PTTQ-rnrtitATMis of_nmnm.-m a
TUB FINEST WORK AT MODERATE
.1. II. WHITE, 370 Main Street.
JII. FADER'S NEW ART STUDIO.
? No. 100 Granby street, over Nus?
baum'.;, opposiiu MohtlcellO Hotel. Eine !
work only. nol-tf
NOR POLK D V EI NO. CLEAN IN G
and Repairing Co.?Ladles' Suits
cleaned; Gents' Suits dyed, J2ui>; cleaned
and pressed. 7Sc.j pants pressed, 10c.; car?
pets a specialty. 411 Muin. New phono 201.
Ol J phone. 1035.
SPECIAL .INDUCEMENTS 'jN~'pilO.
tographs at Faber's old stand. NEW
OPERATOR, corner Church and Main
streets._ _ nol-tf
1> IA NOS ~T iTl5lS DI PIANOS-T5 N ED!
Wo employ two expert factory tun?
ers. Have your piano tuned by skilled
workmen. Send postal or phono 1109
Prompt attention given to country or?
ders. STIEFF, mj Granby St. oc20-lf
tl/OOD AND COAL; AI.I. KINDS DE
TV llvorcd in Berkloy, Portsmouth,
Norfolk, at lowest market prices; slab
board ends specialty; Office and yard,
foot of Mulberry street. Eurkley; s. s.
Phono li t. G, II. FREY. sc29-tf
TTAVE V??R FERNERY FILLED
11 at NEWTON'S FLOWER STORE.
lo;> Q ran by Street. oc'23-t.f
IGHTFEAGE OFAI.l. KINDS DONE
J on reasonable terms, apply K. F.
GRANT, old Phono lie's, sell-lyr
IN . any
amount.- : no delay; eas?
iest terms. leo. judson, Academy of
Mush- I hul.iii.g. noiW-lm*
MONEY l?An}f?Kf' .t.':1;
Room TA Lowenberg Building. no3-tf
Ready quick loans pro.
cur. o mi HOUSE?
winie in use. Ad?
vent ? S on salaries,
storage receipts, bills
bf lading. Freights
paid. Interviews private. Transactions
rigidly confidential. NORFOLK MORT?
GAGE loan co., w. li. Hofhclmor, 338
Main street (over 0 uiul lue. Store),
Booms 5, G and 7.
V ADIES1 UV Chirl.^st.-rV Fnplish Peneyroyaf Pills,
(i )le?'tl Ssft-ot! Onlr Iti-llnblr! TnLr no othrr.
*?* II-.it of yoiii- llrasgUl, .'?I >'ait,i .. r.t i>?ni?.
Blwi?n.f' llcri-fl-.rl.vllr," )n tcllirhy rrlnrn mull.
? blchmUr l h.nul. ul i .... PhlUilu.. Pa.
MORPHINE, ^o^iuai laudanum
cocaine liabit; myself cured: will in?
form you of hurmlesi,, permanent home
cuxe. MRS. 13a1jjw1n. Box 1212, Chi?
All transient advertisements In?
serted In those column* most bo paid
lot' In advance.
Kate, ouo rent per word each in
nortlon, mi riiti.ii in, ?:."> cents.
xrinKby'n'RNisiiKn or unfur
-L^ hlshed rooms,for Hi;tit house-keeping,
also other nice rooms for gentlemen, in
private family, with every convenience.
77 CHARLOTTE, one block from Granby.
dc80-3t1 " _
iriOR RENT?LARGE. BRIGHT ROOM.
I suitable for two; newly papered and
furnished; with beat, gas and good board;
reasonable, at 127 BREWER STREBT.
TJIOR RENT?1 FURNISHED ~ROOM
i-1 oil first floor of HO Granby street. It
IAOR RENT?A SUITE OF 3 ROOMS.
F with all modern Improvements. In a
nice location; price moderate. Address Ii.
this olfice. ;_de30-3t?
ITIOR RENT? LOWER HALF. OF
II house No. 875 Granby street. I large
rooms, cellar, yard, etc. Apply at above
TBURNISHED rooms. WITH IIEAT;
i hol and cold water bath: all modern
convcnli nces, within 6 minutes walk 'of
Main Sil.t. s. E. Gor. HOLT AND
I71DR RENT TWO CONNECTING
I rooms, furnished or unfurnished, with
privilege of bath. Apply 23 CLAY ST.
F.TR RENT?A PORTION OF STORE
On Granby street, suitable for sta?
tioner iii Icweler, between Main and
plume streets. Possession at once. Ad?
dress BOX I S3._iIci?.iiLl!_
OR i:ENT. LARGE DOUBLE
> -?ore on ("hutch street, opposite Holt
Mi.r: ex'ended; ran be divided Into two
S ne e.-.-'ary: will let either way;
moderate; Address VACANT
FOR KENT. ?NICELY FURNISHED
looms, newly papered and painted,
i-lcclih; light---, in central location. Ad?
dress "OWNER." dc23-lw"
ANICE fpkight piano. FOR 175.00
at the HUME-MINOR CO., Tate
v.vll Building. Granby street._It
IjlOR SALE?i FRESH JERSEY COW;
V l.iK h.irgain. J. ii scott & CO..
Pinn. r s Point. Va. de29-3l*
AN it'J j i' I > 111011T' P1ANO FO R $i 50!00
THE HUME-MINOR CO.. Tazewe
Building. Granby sl.ro? t, Norfolk It
|7M iR S?LE?2~000 empty POTATO,
Ij coffee and other sacks, cheap. J. H.
SC< ITT & co.. Pinner's Point, Va.
<li 29-31?_ _
rri or sake -- a paying meat mar
HH kct. Good reasons for selling Ad
dres "A. B.," care Vi.ginlan-Pilot.
Cabbage, Lclluce ami Asparagus Plants For Sale.
Now ready for shipment. Waked* Id and
succession. The hardiest; largest, earliest
and best known varieties; Price, f. o. b.
here I..I to ;".IHM. ?i I. ?.eOO to pi.O'iO, $I.'.V>;
over 1(1.000. fl. Tlev arc grown In the
open air and will stand heavy Irost with?
out injury. Big Boston Lettuce plants
same price. Asparagus Seed and Roots
hi lowest price for tir>t class stock. Ad?
dress NORMAN 11. bLITCH, Meggett,
S. C. dc27-3n
IB OR SALE. CHEAP.?IN FACT AT
any old price, several hundred Na?
tional Cash Registers. Some as good as
new?taken In exchange as part payment
for llnllwood's. HALL WOOD CASH
REGISTER CO.. 125 and 127 W. Favette
St . Baltimore, Md., and 171 Main St.
Norfolk. Va. ded-tf
FOR SALE-COAL AND WOOD OF
till kinds for sale by IC F. GRANT,
Old Phone 1028. sell- lyr.
Ladies* Furs anil Bats
HAVE YOU BOUGHT
YOUR BEST HAT !
Just arrived. "Yoviman's" Exclusive
Styles None alike. Ca.I and see them.
.Mens New Hats, Robes. Gloves. Fur
Etons and Coats.
SYDNEY SHERWOOD & CO.
325 MAIN ST.
EVERY STYLE AND SHAPE.
Must be sold In 10 DAYS. Greatest bar?
gains ever offered,
t ail early. Don'I miss this sale!
WALTER J. SIMMONS & CO.,
HATTERS AND FURRIERS.
341 Main St.
ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE - ALL
persons indebted to, or having
claims against tie- estate of Edward Mil?
ler, deceased, will please settle with the
undersigned, or present their claims to
him, al his office, 242 Main street.
W. B. BARTON.
Administrator of the estate of Edward
at the sight of our high
class laundry work. Other
laundries do, too. In wear?
ing a Chinee ringer (with
the opium and smallpox
effects) around your neck
you produce the same, ap?
pearance as in wearing gum
or celluloid collars and
Cliffs, and in doing this you
would show mighty poor
taste. Better 'phone us
and have no further trou?
297 Church St.
A BIT OF LOCAL HISTORY.
The Fight at Sewall's Point Described By an
The First Battle in Virginia?The Battle of Sewall's Point,
Fought on May 19th, 1861?First Shot Fired by the Nor?
folk Juniors?The Georgian Flag Hoisted by Major Win.
E. Taylor, of Norfolk.
The battle of Sewall's Point is re?
called to memory by the finding in the
intrenchments there of hundreds of old
cannon balls and shells, the old powder
magazine) and a broken cannon.
THE FIRST BATTLE IN VIRGINIA.
In Burton's history of Norfolk we
find this memorable engagement de?
scribed as follows: "The 'Battle of
Sewall's Point' (called a 6aff/c at that
lime), was fought on the 19th of May,
1861, and we here give some extracts
from a letter written about that en?
gagement by a member of the Norfolk
Eight Artillery Blues:
"At 11 o'clock a. m., Sunday, the 1'Jth
of May, the detachment Of N. L. A.
Blues, stationed at thla post, (Boush's
Bluft) under Lieut. Thomas >jC:ish, Jr.,
and a detachment of Juniors, under
Bleut, liolmes, received orders to
march ilmmediately to Sewall's Point
and report there for duty. Upon our
arrival we found the Columbus (Ga.)
Light Guard, under Captain Colqult,
and the Wood la Hilles, just from Ocean
View, under Capt. Wm. Lamb. Hen.
Gwynn, with his Aid, Major Wm. E.
Taylor, was on the ground giving or?
ders. At 4 o'clock p. m. one gun was
mounted on its carriage, but not fas?
ti led. Two others al that hour were
burled In I he sand. By il o'clock they
also were mounted, and one of them
fastened. While the work of arrang?
ing the guns for action was hastily but
steadily progressing, a shot came
Whizzing from a U. S. Government
steamer, and struck the battery,
throwing the turf some distance in the
"All the Battery was in confusion,
but immediate preparation was made
to return the lire with the two 32
pounders and two rilled cannon
brought and manned by the YVoodis
Hilles. Captain Colquitt being in com?
mand of the forces at this time, called
for a Virginian to hoist the Georgian
Hag (that being on the spot) and Ma?
jor Win. E. Taylor, of Norfolk, mount?
ed the ramparts and unfurled it to the
breeze in defiance of the enemy, who
had Initiated the battle. Orders were
then given to open lire, and the first
gun was discharged by the detachment
of Juniors, Thad. Gray having com?
mand of the gun. The Georgians, who
hatl worked manfully in mounting the
guns (in conjunction with tlie Juniors,
Blues and Hilles) took charge Of the
other two and fought bravely during
the whole engagement.
"The Bines were then ordered back
to Boush's Bluff, from whence they
came, to repel any land attack that
might be made by troops from Old
The letter continues: "Every man
acted the true soldier, and though our
forces only numbered 250 men, every
one stood at his post, whether in the
battery or out of It, ready to answer
the call of his commanding officer.
Those. present on that occasion will
scarcely ever forget the sound of o
bomb or the whistle of a hall, and
though they cracked the trees and
ploughed the ground around us, 'no?
body was hurt,' and 'every one remain?
ed to tell the tale' of the first battle in
this State In defence of our liberties.
"Never was a battery worse prepar?
ed for such an engagement. The guns
were not In order; not a sight had been
placed on them, nor was there time
even to think of pulling them on, had
they been In place, consequently the
lire was at random, and very few shots
were effective. it Is enough for our
friends to know that we did all we
could under such circumstances, and
we are sure it will be satisfactory to
them. The soldiers suffered greatly
during the tight on account of the mln
and wind, especially those on guard."
Before day on the morning of May
20th. Sewall's Point was again rein?
forced by the Blues and a portion of
the Georgia Regiment from the CrOSS
Hoads. a Louisiana Regiment, a Pe?
tersburg Battalion and the Richmond
Grays, which were sent from Norfolk,
"but the Ltncolnltes did not renew Hie
attack again until the 21st. when they
made several ineffectual attempts to
silence our batteries."
A Georgia gentleman, lipon return?
ing lo Norfolk after the light at Sew?
all's Point, wrote as follows to a
"Norfolk. May 21. 1S61.
"The MonticcllO, now the Star, lay
with her broadside in the battery
about three-quarters of a mile off. Our
two 32-pounders had been mounted,
ami two rilled cannon peeped through
their port-holes; and while the third
gun was being 'fixed up,' whlz-z-z-z
came a shell and bursted on our bat?
tery near Private Oliver Cleveland,
j who had gone out in front of one of
I our guns to shovel away sand. ?'ap
tnin Colqillt (of Georgin, and after?
wards Gen, Colqult) in command of
the fores (consisting of parts of sev-1
oral Virginia companies and the <"itv
Light Guard, of Georgia), ordered the
men to their post-;, and In a few mo?
ments the welkin rang with the boom?
ing of our guns. The Montlcollo fired
rapidly and bravely, but the most of
her shots were wild. Some of them,
however, were well directed, bursting
in our embrasure-, over our heads, and
all around us. VVc barn thai she lias
endeavored to make the Impression
that she pased the ordeal of our iron
hail without Injury; but she Is slightly
mistaken. Five holes are In her. The
very best Indication of which Is her
dreadful limping as she turned her
stern to our fire, and hitched on a
tug. which carried her off. We have
no disposition to deal in falsehoods,
and we tell the Monticcllo that some of
her shots were well nlmed, and furth?
ermore, that she required heavy cork?
ing to save sinking, and that she must
have lost many of her men. We h? ir
but six sire lost, but when the truth
comes, it will be double that number.
If the Montdccllo is not crippled, we
cordially invite her back to her old
stand, near the buoy in front of our
little sand bank."
"I wish to make mention of the
brave and gallant bearing of Tha 1.
Gray, of one of the Vhglnin companies
(the Norfolk Juniors), during the en?
gagement of Sunday, the 19th. In his
bare skin to the waist, he worked like
a Trojan?cool and self possessed, tin
moved by the enemy's fire, he worked
at his Bun like man and a brave sol
dier. Some of the men acted very con?
spicuous parts in the engagement, and
deserve special notice. Sergeant I.ar
In. Privates Mayo and Porter. In the
hottest or the tight, took their spades
and walked out in full view of the ene?
my, and at the most exposed points,
and shoveled away sand which lay in
front of twoi of the guns, obstructing
the effect of thejr lire, and rendering
them useless. Mr. J. Benlan Oliver,
one of the most esteemed citizens of
Georgia, was once buried in sand by
the bursting of a shell in the embra?
sure of the gun at which In' was work?
ing. Before the smoke and dust had
Cleared away, be was at his post un?
moved and undaunted. Inexperienced
in military life, lie hits won rich lau?
rels in this, the tlrst battle on Virginia
soil. A braver and truer spirit never
marched to meet an enemy. Lieut.
Mnflit, who commanded one of the
guns, acted with a degree of bravery
and coolness that would have done
credit to an older and more experi?
''Captain Lamb well sustained the
reputation of Virginia'? blood and bra?
very. Captain Co.lqtilt, of the I'ily
Light Guards, commanding, acted (with
the most remarkable degree of self
posseslon, wisdom and bravery, assist?
ing under the thick hail of shell and
shot In planting the dag of Georgia up
, on the ramparts?the beautiful Hag
'presented to the <'ity Light Guards by
Miss Helen Ingraham, of Columbus,
one of he most beautiful and lovely
daughters of Georgia. Well may she
feel proud of that beautiful banner; for
it waived in triumph at the second
battle of the Confederate States.
Major Taylor mounted the ramparts
and waved it high In the air as the
j Monticello moved off."
AN ORDINANCE RELATIVE TO ITS
DISTRIBUTION IN THE STREETS.
At the next meeting of the Councils
an ordinance restricting lite distribu?
tion or scattering of circulars, samples,
eis., will go before that body for adop?
tion, it having been approved by the
city attorney and by the ordinance
committees <jf the Common ami Select
Councils. The ordinance In the main
prohibits the distribution in any way
of any samples, circulars, handbills t>r
oilier paper matter which may litter
the streets, except by putting the
same under I lie doors of houses.
It makes il unlawful for any one to
distribute or hire any orio to distribute,
circulars, etc.. by ringing door bells or
otherwise calling- people to the door,
or by'handing same around on the
Streets. It provides that parties de?
siring to distribute matter of the na?
me above referred to in compliance
with the terms of the ordinance must
notify the chief of police or the fact
and guarantee thai the nialter to be
distributed is not obscene or improper.
Tile passing of this ordinance would
rej ? ?! the ??? linance of somewhat sim?
ilar nature which wns passed by the
Councils "ii December 15, 1895, and
January -. 1900.
The tine at Inched to violation of the
ordinam e is not less than or more
LAID TO REST.
The ob-=er|tiles of Mrs. Nannie Mc?
Kay, wife of Mr. Hugh A. McKay, were
held from the residence, No. IV Falk?
land street, at noon yestertjay and wore
largely attended, the services being
conducted by Rev. Dr. p.. D. Tucker, of
si. Paul's Episcopal church. There
was a profusion of beautiful floral tri
bines. The Interment wus in Elmwood
cemetery. Following were Ihe pan
bearers: Messrs. Charles II. Consolvo,
S. S. Kelley. Charles S. Aydelotlc, .Inc.
S. Land. Lee It. Lewellyn, James V.
Tri by. Fred D. Lowell and II. 1).
Funornl of Prof- Webster
The remains or the lute Pr?t. N. 11.
Webster, whose death at Vlnclahd, N.
.1.. has been noted in these columns,
will arrive here via the New York.
Philadelphia anil Norfolk railroad this
morning and will be taken to (he fune?
ral apartments of Mr. IL' D. Oliver, <n
Freemason street, where they will lie
until .1 o'clock p. in., when the fune?
ral services will lie held from the First
Presbyterian church. The interment
will be in Oak Grove cemetery, Ports?
The third of the series of informal
receptions given by tho Young Ladles'
Aid Society of the Freemason Street
I laid 1st church will be hold at the resi?
dence of Mrs. Alfred ('lay. 129 Botish
street, Thursday. January .Id. from S
lo in p. in. As ihe object of these re?
ceptions is to raise a certain sum of
money which the ladies have pledged
themselves lo do. an admittance charge
of 10 cents will be made.
The ladies of the society invite all
their friends, without regard to denom?
l t> < l ill: A noi.I) IN ONE DAY.
Take Laxatime lliomo Quinine Tab?
lets. All druggists refund the money if
it fails to cuv. B. W. Grove's-signa?
ture is on each box. 25c.
Plckott-Buchannn Chnptor, U- D- C
Tuesday Indng New Year's Day the
regular annual meeting of the Plckett
Buchnnnn Chapter, 1'. D. C is post?
poned until Tuesday, the Mb ultimo,
at which time reports will lie .submitted
and ofllcers elected for ...o ensuing
year. By order of the president.
Christmas nnd New Vear Holiday Tickets
al Greatly Itodiieod Kales
To All Point* on Norfolk A; Western
On sahs December 22d to 25th Inclu?
sive, and December 29th to January
1st inclusive, good for return passage
until January 1th. 190i. For rates,
tickets, etc.. apply at City Ticket Ofhee.
No. 10 Granby street. Bell 'phone No.
467, or N. ft W. depot.
W. 13. II A 7.LEWOOD.
City Passenger Agent.
C. H. BOSLEY.
District Passenger Agent.
! ySevcral Southern Railway changes
have been made, effective January 1st.
Superintendent H. E. Hutchlns has
been transferred from the Norfolk to
the Memphis division of the Southern
Hallway, with headquarters at Mem?
phis. Mr. Ramseur, trainmaster on
the Atlantic division, has been made
division superintendent at Norfolk.
The following comparative statement
of the earnings and expenses of the
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Com?
pany for the month of November was
Issued yesterday: Gross earnings?
1900, 11,253,700.02; 1899, $1,121,445.37; In
crease, $132,260.05. Le-s expenses and
taxes?1900. $S07,541.04; 1899, $772,760.39;
Increase. $34.7S0.C5. Net earnings?1900,
$110,161.9S; 1S99, $34S,681.98; increase,
From Julv to date: Gross earnings?
1900, $0,629,834.75; 1399, $5,578,145.39; In?
crease, S1.051.CS9.36. Less expenses and
taxes?1900. $1,039,303.76; 1S99, $3,761,
509.82; Increase, $277,S53.94. Net earn?
ings?1900, $2,590,470.99: 1899. $1,810,
635.57; Increase, $173,835.42.
TOMORROW NIGHT AT SACRED
HEART CHURCH HIGH MASS
WILL BE CELEBRATED.
A midnight mass will be sung In the
Sacred Heart church tomorrow night
ushering In the new century. The ser?
vice will begin at a quarter to 12
o'clock with an organ prelude, which
will be followed by the choir singing
the 'Dies Irae" from the requiem
Promptly at the midnight hour the
choir will chant the "Laudate Domi?
num" and the mass will begin. At'the
conclusion of the mass benediction
of the Blessed Sacrament will be given.
The music will be as follows:
Organ Prelude from Jepthah.
Gloria In Excelsls.
Credo In Unum.
Miss Mary Worth, organist.
Old Century Sorvico
The Freemason Street Baptist
church will have a closing century ser?
vice Monday evening. December 31st,
observing the following
Hymn?"Tints Far the Lord Has Led,"
Anthem by Choir.
"Progress of the Century"?Commer?
cial; P. S. Steplienson; Literary,
11. H. Trice: Educational, Ii. G.
Avery; Religious, .1. .1. Hall,
I ntermisslon?Greetings, Refreshments.
10:45?Organ Solo?"One Sweetly.
. Solemn Thought"
Prayer?A. E. Owen, D. D.
Hymn?"My Days Are Gliding."
Sermon?T. <'. Skinner, D. D.
Midnight?"How Firm a Foundation."
Snatched a Pockotbook
An aged lady, who lives on Holt
street extended, had her pocketbook
snatched last night about 11 o'clock
on the corner of Chapel and Cove
streets. She had been making some
purchases from the store of Mr. W. M.
Hart, on tile corner, and had just step?
ped nut of the doorway when a negro
emerged from around the corner, and.
as she stepped off the sidewalk, struck
her a stunning blow in the face, and
as she fell grabbed her purse, Which
contained several dollars and some
small change. The lady was picked up
and carried into the store of Mr. .1. O.
Pitt, and afterwards sent to her home
not seriously hurt. At this writing tin
negro is still at liberty.
Membership and donations for the
week ending December 29th, 1900, as
?Copt, N. M, Oi horrrf?' $10; Miss Kliza
Dodd, $5: Capt. B. P. Loyall, $10; Goo.
Chnmbcrlnlne, ?."; Mrs. I, j>. Mclntosh,
$5; Roanokc Railroad and Lumber
Company, $25; I*. O. box, $10: Mrs. B. C.
Gray. $.V. a friend, $10: Carey P. Wes
ton. $25; a friend. ?5; Mrs. .T. L. It-ebles.
$5; a friend, SI; W. B. Newton. Jr., $7;
R. Calvcrt Taylor, $5; .Mrs. Eliza M.
Hughes. $5; B. W. Held, box of crack?
ers: Duncan Bros., groceries; Mrs. J.
K. Peebles, groceries,
Distributed during the month to 133
Cost price on our entire stock of
RUDOLPHI & WALLACE,
SIS.-. Main Street.
Don't forget our Underwear sale.
RUDOLPHI & WALLACE.
333 Main Street.
OTHER LOCAL ON PAGE 3.
Members of the City Councils who
talked for amendment of Southern Bell
Telephone Company's franchise up to
time of meeting: of Council, Novomber
8th ulto., and who voted against It at
T. M. CASHIN.
C. II. CON.SOI.VO.
.1. I KAMI EAST.
WM, At. II A N X AN.
K. S. .IOYNKS.
J. J. O'KKIJKB.
A. STA Uli.
A. C. WACKKH.
It. W. WIHTEUUUST.
y. T. WISH.
?M- OTICE - HAVING PURCHASED
from R. H. Land and R. J. Shlpp,
trading as Land & Shlpp. the stock of
groceries and the grocery business con?
ducted by them at No. IUI K. Brambleton
avenue. City; we. the undersigned trading
as YV. II. Land & Co.. have appointed R.
II. Land our agent to conduct tho gro?
cery business at said store for us, and we
respectfully solicit the patronage of our
friends mid the public. i
W. H. LAN'l.) and H. E. SHIPP.
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Go.
Norfolk, Va.. December 30th, 1000.
HOLIDAY NOTICE! ,
On Tuesday. January 1st, 1901, no
freights will be received by this Company,
but warehouses will be open from 9 a. m.,
until NOON for delivery of PERISH?
ABLE FREIGHTS only. Local freight
trains on the Norfolk &. Carolina Rail?
road will not run on January 1st. 1901.
JAS. F. MAUPIN.
_R_General Forwarding Agent.
Seed Corn WantedT
The undersigned want at onco from
grower, samples, price and freight rates
on seed, yellow and white Bent and
Cocko'S Prolllic Corn.
N. IW1LLET DRUG CO. & SEEDMEN,
It Augusta. Giu
H. B. BOUDflR&GO.
Auditing of books-and accounts In all
Work strictly confidential.
ROOM 311 CITIZENS' RANK RU1LDINO
-- pTcTbox 70s.
Richmond, Va. ? ? ? ? Norfolk, Va.
Whiskies, Cliampaignes, Clarets,
Madeiras, Sherries, French
Brandies, Cordials, &c.
Prices as low as the lowest for same
quality of goods.
6 GRAN BY ST.. NORFOLK.
BOTH PHONES 1s3.
will sell the famous 1
Puck Whisky for $1.00 \
f'_per quart during the j
I holidays. Also re
[' duced prices on all oth
| er goods. Notice my |
f prices o ri Domestic
[. Wines during the holi
' days only:?
y,-Qhio Winer, full qt., 1 Sc
[t, to 20c; per gallon, 50c 'to
75c. Pure California and
Virginia Wines, 20c to
25c per full qt.; per gal?
lon, 75c to $1.00.
[' No second hand or Junk
\ store bottles used by me
I P oil any occasi?n
I JOBBER AND RETAILER
69 Commercial PI.
We desire to. announce that in pursuance of a policy
which has been adopted by the management of this Com?
pany, we have decided to
^Reduce the Price of !ce^
to all general consumers. The new prices, which take effect
on and alter January 1st, 1901, will be as follows:
Oat delivery of 1000 lbs- or more at $3.50 p. ton, l7'/lc. p. J00. $3.00 p. ton, 15c. p. 100
" 800 " " $3.75 " Wie ** $3 25 " 16^c."
" " 600 " " $450 " 22'ic " $4 00 " 20c "
" 200 " " $5.00 " 25c. " $4.00 ** 20c. "
" J00 " " $6.00 " 30c. " $5 0D " 25c. "
One delivery of less than 100 lbs. at 40c. per 100 lbs.
THE NORFOLK ICE COMPANY