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LAMBERT S POINT.
WATCH NICHT SERVICES AT
The tlmo-honored custom of U12
^Methodist Church, Inaugurated in the
days of the Weslevs, of holding watch
night ?ertflcsB, will be appropriately
Observed at the Methodist church Mon?
day, night, December 31st, the exorcises
beginning promptly at 10:30 o'clock and
continuing until 12:10 a. in. The fol?
lowing will be the program:
Hymn No. 4?"Holy, Holy, Holy
Lord God Almighty" .
Choir and Congregation.
Prayer . Ry Pastor
Scripture Reading?Psalm 105 and Luke
Hymn No. 522?"Oh. Thou Whose
Bounty Fills My Cup."
Sermon ./... Rev. C. II. McGhee
(Subject, "Retrospect and Prospect."
Text, Phil. 3-13-14. "Hut this mil
thing I do, forgetting thoso things
that are behind and reaching
forth unto those things that are
before: I press toward the mark
for the prize of my high calling
of God In Christ Jesus.")
Hymn 4-37?"Lord in the Strength
A Season of Prayer.
Closing Hymn No. 70G?
; "Come let us anew our journey pursue.
Roll round with the year,
And never stand still till the Master
Benediction followed by congratula?
The Christmas entertainment of tho
Sunday school of St. Mark's Episcopal
church came off at 3 o'clock yesterday
afternoon. The children were present
In large numbers and took a deep in?
terest in all that transpired. A very
pleasing and instructive address was
made by Rev. Dr. R. D. Tucker, of St.
Paul's Episcopal church, Norfolk. ?
At the conclusion of Dr. Tucker's re?
marks presents were distributed to tho
teachers and scholars by Mr. K. F.
Grant. A number of them were pretty
and useful. This was followed by the
presentation of packages of candy and
fruit to the scholars.
INVITATIONS TO LECTURE.
Rev. C. H. McGhee has been com?
pelled, on account of pressing engage?
ments, to decline two Haltering Invl
tatlons to deliver leetu res on Now
Year's night. One ol these Is l'tom th.t
church at Munden Point, Princess
Anne county, and tlie other at Em
Grand Chancellor E. L. Cunningham,
of the Knights of Pythias, will pay
an official visit to Lambert's Point
Lodge No. 106, K. of P., Monday niglu,
and will exemplify the unwritten work
of the order. He will also give some
Interesting data in reference to the
growth of the brotherhood in Virgjnlu,
All members are urged to be present.
Lay reading services will be conduct?
ed by Mr. K. F. Grant at St. Mark's
Episcopal church at 11 a. m. to-day.
Sunday school at H:30 a. m.
Miss Laura, tho bright and interest?
ing 8-year-old daughter of Rev. and
Mrs. C. H. McGhee. is quite sick at the
Methodist parsonage, on Bowden's
Messrs. W. R. Marshall and J. C.
Mayo have established a branch of the
Norfolk Steam Laundry in the store
adjoining Messrs. Raker & McPherson's
grocery, and are prepared to do all
work in the laundry line.
B. Y. P. U. SOCIAL MEETING
OTHER ITEMS IN BRIEF.
The monthly social meeting of the
Baptist Young People's Union of the
Park Avenue church will be hold at 8
o'clock Monday night. A cordial Invi?
tation Is extended to the public. The
following program will be rendered:
Hymn . Congregation
Scripture Reading . President
Hymn . Congregation
Solo . Miss Rutli Fulf?rd
Address?"Our Indebtedness to the
Closing Century".... Dr. J. .7. Hall
Hymn . Congregation
Recitation.. ..Miss Elizabeth Odend'hal
, Solo . Miss Jennie Haynes
Hymn . Congregation
Benediction . Pastor
CLOSING CENTURY SERVICES.
A circular letter lias lieen sent ITT
every member of the Christian Memo?
rial Temple by the pastor. Rev. Dr. J.
P. Barrett, calling attention to tho
fact that todny is the last Sunday In
the nineteenth century, and urging
every member and family to use sp tc
ial efforts to attend the U o'clock a. m.
eervices at the Memorial Temple.
He also announces that beginning
with the watch night services, Monday
night, the "week of prayer" will be
observed at the Christian Memorial
Temple each evening throughout this
week and concluding Sunday niglu,
January Cth, with a farewell service to
Rev. and Mrs. D. P. Barrett, who are
expected to sail for the missionary
field, in Syria, January 12th.
JEFFERSON LITERARY CLUB.
The Jefferson Literary and Social
Club held its regular meeting at the
home of Mr. J. C. Capps, corner of
Granvillp and Highland avenues,
Thursday night, and had its iirst semi?
annual election of officers, with the fol?
President, Miss Maude Moseley; Vlce
President, Ernest B. Hugh; Secretary,
Chas. N. Bniley: Assistant Secretary,
Harry Wilkins; Treasurer, Miss Edna
Arrangements were completed for the
social to be given at the home of Miss
Nettle Taylor, No. 614 East Bramble
ton avenue, on the closing night of the
nineteenth century. The next meeting
of the club will be on January 3d, lflOl,
with Miss Birdie Hope, No. 840 West
Miss Georgle Barum, of .Suffolk, Is
visiting her cousin, Miss Maud Horum,
on Lovltt avenue.
Mrs. Maud Olenn, of Richmond, is
the guest of her friend. Miss Willie
Sanderlln, ofNo. 115 North Maltby ave?
. A special meeting of the Local Hoard
of Improvement will be held Monday
night to consider street and police mat
In and Outtho Capos
Over the seacoast wires of the Wea?
ther Bureau the following list of vessels
are reported having passed the capi 1
the report closing at fi o'clock yester?
In: British steamship Mannlngtry,
2 p. m., for Newport News: British
steamship (name unknown). S:14 a. in.
destination not known.
.put: Russian steamship perox, lU j
Leading One Hundred Events
of the Closing Century,
(Copyright, 1900, Christian Herald, N. Y.)
An eventful century truly has been
this Nineteenth Century of the Chris?
tian era, now within a month of Its
close. From whatsoever standpoint It
is regarded. Its history is marvelous.
In the knowledge we have gained dur?
ing its progress, of our own globe. It
stands unparalleled. There has been
wonderful progress also inscionce, In
education, and in the adaptation of
natural forces to human purposes. Pol?
itical and territorial changes, too, have
j made this a very diffctcnt world from
I that of 1S00. It Is not possible in small
Bpace to even mention the events
! which make the century memorable,
but it may be interesting to recall a
I hundred, which, If not the most im
! portant. are those that have had the
greatest Influence In shaping and de?
veloping the condition of the nations.
Battle of Austorlitz. Napoleon de?
feats Austrians and Russians. 1805.
Battle of Trafalgar, Nelson sinks
French licet, 1805.
Moscow burned by the Russians to
enlrnp Napoleon, 1812.
Baltic of Waterloo, Napoleon van?
Battle of Navnrlno, securing Greek
Crimean War, Great Britain, France
and Sardinia against Russia. 1853-1855.
India Mutiny, In which native sol?
diers massacre English men, women
and children, 1857.
Franco-Austrian War. 1859, followed
by Garibaldis campaign unlfyitig
I ltnly. i860.
The Great Civil War In America.
1861-65. Surrender of Lee to Grant at
Appomattox, April !?, 1805.
Austro-Prusslan War. Decisive bat?
tle. Sadowa. July 3. 186C.
Franco-Prussian War. Decisive bat
lie. Sedan. September 1, 1870, followed
by federation of German Slates In Ger?
Russo-Tin kish War. Rattle of Plev?
na, December 10, 1877
Bombardment or Alexnndria by the
British, 1SMJ. followed by the occupa?
tion of Egypt.
War between Chinese and Japanese,
Amcrico-Spanlsh War. Manila, May
1. 1898; Santiago. July 3. 189S.
War of Great Britain against South
African Republics, 1899-1900.
1 l'"iniic'ii liivujiu's an?eiiipiit?,?1801.?ar
republic, 1848; an empire again, 1852;
Third Republic, 1870.
General outbreak of revolutions
throughout Europe, 1848
Home seized from Hie Pope, becomes
capital of United Italy.
In (he Arctic: Expedition of sir John
Franklin. 1845; Do Long. 1870; Grovly,
1881; Peary, 1892; Nansen. 1894; Duke
of Hie Abruzzl (farthest north), 1900.
In iho Antarctic: Blscoe, 1831; Hal
leny, 183S; D'L'rvllle, 1S40; Boss, 1811;
Wilkea, 1842; Borohgrevlnk, 1S9S.
In Africa: Livingstone, 1840-73; Stan?
ley. 1S75-S7; Spoke and Grant, 18G3.
In America: John C. Fremont's Jour?
ney westward to the Pacific, 1843-46.
Frst steamboat, the Crermont, made
a voyage from New York to Albany.
1807; the Unit steamboat to cross the
Atlantic. I he Savannah 18)9.
First railroad, Stockton and Darling?
ton, England,1825; Baltimore and Ohio,
14 miles long. 1830.
Lighting the streets by gas. first ex?
periment In London. 1807.
Electric light produced by .Edison's
application of sub-division. 1S7S.
The McCormlck reaper invented. 1831.
Howe's sewing machine, 1846.
The electric telegraph. Samuel V. B.
Morse. 1S37. First line In Hie Untied
The telephone flrsl exhibited, 1S7C.
The phonograph 1877-88.
Cable laid across the Atlantic, 1S57;
Electric railroad at Edison's home at
Menlo Park, lsso.
Photography; Flrsl experiments by
Daguerre, 1829. First successful por?
traits by Morse. 1839.
The spectroscope first used, 1802; per?
Roentgen rays found to penetrate
SOCIAL AND HUMANITARIAN.
Slavery abolished in the British do?
Alexander II, Emperor of Russia,
emancipates 23.000.000 serfs, 1861.
Lincoln's Emancipation Proclama?
tion, 1S62 ?
First International Kxposltion In
Hyde 1'illK, Liilldmi. 1*51.
First settlement of tin International
quarrel by arbitration instead or war
(Alabama. Claims Of the United States
against England), 1871.
International Ponce Congress sum?
moned bv Russia, meets at the Hague,
Organization of the Red Cross Soci?
ety at Geneva, 1864;
Organization of the Woman's Chris
flan Temperance Union, 1S73.
First College Settlement established,
The Christian Herald adopts 5,000
children orphaned by the India, famine,
Organization of the American Board
of Commissioners for Foreign Missions,
1S10. .First missionaries sent out, 1811.
Organization of the first Sun lay
School Union in London, 1803. Ameri?
British and Foreign Bible Society
American Bible Society organized.
First Young Men's Christian \
elation established by George Williams
in London, 1844.
The Inquisition abolished by the
Spanish Cortes, lS-0.
Beginning of the Salvation Army,
Doctrine of Papal infallibility form?
ally endorsed by the Ecumenical Coun?
Bible Revision: New Teslament Is?
sued, 1S81; Old Testament, 1885.
Organization of the first Young Peo?
ple's Society of Christian Erideavor,
Organization of the Order of King s
Earthquakes: Caracas, 1812: India
(2,000 persons killed), 1819; Canton.
China (6,000 perished), 1S.10; Calabria
(1,000 persons buried), 1835; San Do?
mingo (5.000 killed), 1M2: Southern
itnlv (14.000 lives lost), ls:._': Calabria
(lO.o'OMtilled), 1S57; Quito (,",.000 deaths)
1859; Mendoza, Smith America (7,000
deaths), 1M0; Manila (1,000 deaths).
1803; Mltylcne (I.OOo deaths), 1807; Are
quipa and district (25,000 deaths), 1867;
San Jose, Colombia (11,000 deaths),
1875; Sclo (4,000 deaths). l*Sl; Cassam
Icciola (1,9990 deaths), 18S3; Charleston
S. C. (property worth S5.000.000 de?
stroyed and 41 lives lost), LSSO; In the
Rivera (2,000 deaths), 1887; Japan
(4,000 dead, 5,000 wounded), 1891.
Famines: Ireland. 1840; Russia
(America contributed through Tin
Christian Herald n cargo of corn, sen.
I On board the Leo). 1891; in India. 1837
I 1S60. lSf.5, 18C8. 187(5. 1S97. 1M)9. In Die
1 Ittut two-named years (here were Utrgtu
American contributions in money and
grain through The Christian Herald.
In 1897 these contributions amounted
to $409,000, Including corn on board the
City of Everett: In 1S99 and 1900. $600,
C00, including corn on board the Quito.
The great lire in Chicago, 1871.
The Conemaugh Hood, destroying
Johnstown, Pa., 1889.
Tidal wave ut Galveston. Tex., 1900.
Tidal wave in Japan sweeps away
50.000 houses and kills 2,419 persons,
Goethe publishes Faust. 1S08.
Victor Hugo writes Les Miserables,
Thomas Carlyle's History of tho
French Revolution published, 1837.
Ralph Waldo Emerson's Essays,
John Ruskin's Modern Painters pub?
Whlttler's Poems. 1S36-75.
Harriot Keecher Stowe'S Uncle Tom's
Darwin's Origin of Species, 1S59.
President Monroe propounds the doc?
trine that bears his name. 1823.
Sir Robert Peel, Premier of Great
John Sherman. United States Secre?
tary of the Treasury, resumes specie
Abraham Lincoln elected President
United States. I860.
W. E. Gladstone becomes Premier
of Great Britain, i^;s.
Bismarck made President of the Cnb
inet. Prussia, 18o2.
Count Cavour, liberator of Italy, ap?
pointed Premier, 1852.
Louis Ivossuth, Dictator of Hungary,
Gold discovered in California. ISIS;
in Australia, 1S.M: In the Transvaal.
1SS7: in tho Klondike. 1807.
Diamond mines worked In the Trans?
Opening of the Mont Cenis Tunnel.
i Last spike of the Union Pacific Rail?
road driven. 1S69.
Trans-Siberian Railroad operated,
Opening of the Suez Canal. 1SC9.
Alaska ceded by Russia to the United
First session of the Parliament of
United Canada. 1867.
-The Austral las under one govern?
Maximilian executed in Mexico, 1Stl7.
I Expulsion of the Emperor from Bra
| Sil, 18S9
I Assassinations: Lincoln, 1865; Gnr
fioid, 1881; Emperor Alexander II, 1881:
Carnot; President of France, lsoi; Shah
Of Persia. IStUi: King Humbert of Italy,
Expulsion of Jews from Russia. 1SS2
Massacre of Christians in Armenia,
Massacre of missionaries and con?
verts in China, i9oo.
Army draft riots in New York, 1S03.
Chloroform lirst used. 1847.
Vaccination legalised, 1803.
Pnstour discovers remedy for hydro?
phobia, by Inoculation, ISS4.
The Rosetta Stone furnishes key to
DEATH OF AN INTERESTING
I.eKles Memorial Methodist Sunday
school has arranged a special program
for the Fourth Quarterly Review Sun?
day school lesson at the church this
morning. The exercises will begin tit
10:30 o'clock and win include a sermon
by the pastor. Rev. Graham 11. Lam?
beth, whose subject will be n review of
Ihn past quarter. Responsive reading
and oilier appropriate features will p>i
low. A very handsome program has
beeti printed for the occasion, the
frontispiece being a fine picture of ihe
Howard Murray, the Inter,-sting 11
yenr-old son of Mr. and Mrs. \V. O.
Murray, of Colley avenue, departed
this life suddenly at tho home of his
parents at '2:M0 o'clock a. m. yesterday,
after only a few hours' Mine: .
The youth was seen on lb.' street
most of the day, Friday, at play witli
his young associates in apparent good
health. He returned homo about night?
fall and soon aft. r complained of a
severe hendache. His jrioihor admin?
istered a dose of lemon seltzer, with
the hope of giving him rolli f, but he
con'tlnued to grow worse and although
the best medical skill was summoned,
despite the efforts of the physicians, he
paosed?away i.l?l-rn?hrrprr rrrrm I m?tT
The funeral will lake place from C?I
ley Memorial Presbyterian church at :;
o'clock ibis afternoon.
("apt. T. C. Conklin and wife of RJv
ervlew avenue, are visiting !? lalivcs in
Regular meeting of the Loi i! Board
of Improvement at s o'clock Monday
The COlleywClub has hol as yet de?
cided to have a special celebration New
CHAMPIONSHIP AND FIELD CON?
TESTS PULLED OFF.
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.)
Boston, Dec. 29.?The Indoor blcy le
season in Boston opened t?nighl :<t
Park Square Garden. The track on
this, its lirst trial, promised well for
the six day race next week.
Tin- big event tonight was tlx 25 mile
championship, in which 11 of i; e 22 en?
tries started. It was after 10 when the
start was made. Bobbie Waft hour, of
Atlanta, Ca., took the fifth mile nicely,
but came to grief in the sixth mile.
The contest had narrowed to : n? n en,
Sttnson, Kyser, McEachern nnd Mc?
Lean. Stlnson took the sevi nth and
eighth nnd tenth, McEachern the
twelfth, the ninth and eleventh. Ry
si r took the twentieth mile. The last
live miles and the race went to the lit?
tle boy from Canada, Arc!:: Mi L".Oh?
iu tho final half mile chant| ii mshlp
the crowd was bunched from .,te start,
B. J, Cndwell, of Hartford, winning at
the Ripe. Lester Wilson. Of 1 t i n :..
nnd.P. <;. Vnhcott, of New v. rk, took
the second and third prizes.
In the mile professional trial heats
wore fast. In the final It was a walk?
over for Joe Downey,
Harry Elkes gave an exhibition mile
behind his motor. He made Hie quar?
ter In 29 seconds, the half In ' ? i-.".. the
three-quarters in 1:23 and tho mi! In
ATTRACTIONS FOR NEW YEAR
'^/?^'^/?V?. "ft. ^-Q, '?-'^Xk^U.Ty ^^V^.'Tfc'*'* -v^^^v*
The new PRINCE ALBERTS?FULL DRESS?CUTA?
WAYS and TUXEDOS, made up especially for New Year's
special selling are in stock ready for delivery. These hand?
some dress garments arc made only from the Finest Foreign
Dressed and Undressed Worsteds?Soft Vicunas and Thibels
?Dressy Tricots and Diagonals ?Finest Cloths and Dee
skins?the trimmings arc the very best Italians?Serges and
Silks?and Jthe tailoring of that superior type only to be had
in the best and coslliest measure work.
It takes nerve to make up these elegant garments in such
liberal size provisions as are ? shown here. Nothing shorter
than such vast resources for making such high grade gar?
ments would-a4mit of placing them on sale ready to put on
and wear?they show all of the quality and finish of the very
kinds that command, at some places, more than half again as
much as.the prices charged here, and, at that, lack the grace?
fulness of build and elegance of tailoring which these hand?
some Dress Suits possess?Positively nothing permitted to
leave the premises other than a perfect fit.
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252 and 254- MAIN STREET, ^30RFOLK, ITA.
Throo Bloody Battlots !
In the. dogfight are engaged a bull
dog and a terrier. The bnttle Is dogged
and bloody. The bone of contention is
a bone which bel?ngB to the terrier.
'//.<.( is u crowd looking on.
In the Giant and Dwarf fight the
giant is ten times the size of the dwarf.
The fight is furious ami murderous!
The bone of contention is some Treas?
ure the dwarf owns. There is a crowd
In the British and Boer fight the
bone of contention is some precious
metals ami stones owned by the Boers.
Tili: CIVILIZED POWERS AND
RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES OK
Till-; NINETEENTH AND TWEN?
TIETH CENTURIES A KB THE
SPECTATORS! The war is r.m'. n
und the slaughter is great! Alas! for
il- Golden Rule! Where are the
I 'e n o -makers?
THE BRAVE BOKR SINGS:
Colnrade dear, I hear our country's
"To nrms! defend yourselves, your
homes, your all!"
Our siUis and tears shall ceas-o?if
When we shall land on yonder,
If on the battlefield 1 shall fall and
0, Father, hear my loved one's bitter
An I may we meet at last In Heaven
Enjoying peace and love and liberty!
Alas) how many of our noble race
Are driven from their homes and chas'd
from place to place.
The Tyrant fell would make us all his
Or send us crushed and bleeding to
Ye noble champions of humanity,
Unfurl the banner of the jubilee!
.And nations great and small united be
In one grand league against all
"Ohj Lord of Heaven and earth, may
Her sceptre sway o'er every land and
Anil all (he people Hallelujah sing.
E< ur Thon, Lord, art the everlasting
i a 'MBA V EDWARDS,
Virginia Beach, Dee. 27, 1900.
finnk Clonmnceg and Balnncos
The clearings for the week ending
December 27th. 1900, of the banks form
hg the Norfolk Clearing House Asso?
ciation show as follow}.:
Cl arlngs ^.$1,078,151 $1,381,608
Balances . 119.371 V!\209
^WISHING OUR NUMEROUS PAT
VV RONS A HAPPY NEW YEAR
and expressing our vri ixteful appreciation for
tlieir lilvr.il prtronage, we promise every
honeM eilt rt to merit a continuance by
ottering good goods at reasonable prices,
best work and prompt attention.
Under no circumstances can we be un?
dersold by any legitimate concern and every
effort made to maintain a well earned repu?
tation Tor fair and Honest iiea'ni^. '
g. f. nun & a
318 Main Street.
-^ ??-???? - ?-m
A USEFUL. PRESENT.
"What induced Dc Broke to buy a rolling-pin for bis wife's Christmas
??I suppose he wants her to rol out tho dough."
Chess Tournoy Concliirlocl.
(By Telegraph to Vlrginian-Pllot.)
New York, \)cc. 29.?Th? quadrangu?
lar chess tourney was brought to a
conclusion early this evening, Colum
gla emerging an easy wlnnr of the
championship, with the score of S'/i to
3'j, exactly the reverse of Yale, who
finished last. Princeton, who was
beaten In the match with Columbia by
?.Mo:o l'i, tied for, second place with
Harvard at six points, the latter hav?
ing been unexpectedly beaten by Yale.
The championship has been won six
times by Harvard and three times by
THE MAN- A B? UT- TOW N.
On New Year's Hay, no doubt It nice Is
To bid our faults a long adieu.
If lie swore off from all his vices
He would not have a thing to do.
Don't question if Its right or wrong,
That she is weak nnd you are strong,
Or if there's mistletoe or not,
Dut kiss her straightway on the spot.
cramps com? upon ns suddenly nnd re?
main lint it Hie pnin is driven away by a
dose or two of PAIN-KILLER, the cele
'>:.,!< d cure for nil summer complaints,
from simple cramps to the most aggra?
vated forms of cholera morbus or dysen?
tery. No household should be without
the Paln-Klller. Avoid Substitutes, thero
U but one I'aln-Klller, Perry Davis'. 2?c.
Port, Madeira, Claret
And All Kinds of Wines
and ijw best of Liquors can be (rotten
at C. !?'. .lanes. 234 County street, corner
of Middle' street, in any quantity. I also
manufacture all kinds of brands of cigars
C. K. JONES.
dc2-lm Middle and County Sis.
! ... THE ONLY... I
Printing Outfit KM
..That is complete ..
Is now on exhibition in
I our East Window, and it
will pay you to call and
-OUR LINE OF
Is complete and always 1
fresh. The kind you 2
I need for good Pictures. $
Good, Dark Boom
at your service.
IH O'HiELL & BN.,
217 Main Street,
NORFOLK, - - VIRGINIA.
Cook'? Duchess Tablets are successful ly
i used monthly byoverlO.OUOladles. Price,
. 51. By mail, $1.08. Sand 4 cents for
' ?aropln rind particulars. Thft Cook Oft.
253 Woodward ava., Detroit. Mich.
For sale in Norfolk by Burrow. Martin
& Co. noil-ly