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our profits, and more,
to the public in our
Our one=thsrd off
and the people arc taking
advantage of the great sav
we are going still
further. We have placed
on sale fifty odds and ends
at just one-half of the ori?
Now $4 00.
^ ? $6.00 Coats
Now $2 50.
Bo nner Clothier
2606 Washington ave.,
Atlantic Hotel Building.
R. J. MAOKEY, Proprietor.
Fbe Btst.Known Saloon Man
9* In Newport News. ? ? ? ?
Wines, Liquors & Cigars
FINEST EXFORT BEER MADE.
Comfortable Pool and Billiard
Parlors Adjoining Cafe.
R. J. MACK BY.
BOOT AND SHOE MAKER.
2803 Washington avenue
REPAIR WORK A SPECIALTY.
Irwin Tucker & Co.,
Genera! Real Estate,
fire. Life and nccideoi insurance ??gms.
We represent leading Insurance Com?
panies of the world and write
FIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT IN?
SURANCE AT REASONABLE
IMPROVED AND UNIMPROVED
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE
In the best business and residential
sections of Newport News.
Houses Sold on Small Cash
and monthly ?ums thereafter, Mount?
ing ito about what is paid for rent
Local investment securities of all
kinds dealt in and bought and sold.
Loans negotiated on collaterals and
oity real estate. Information cheer?
fully furnished to parties de-siring to
dnvest or rent. Correspondence solici?
Owners of real estate and ctty secu?
rities aj-e invited to list their property
with us for ?w?te.
Kcttary Public ta our pffioe.
NO. 5 !
This is the best thing
offered you yet. and
Especially for Mothers.
Thirty-five dozen of
the world famed
Mother's Pi iend
that sc >ld f< >r 15 cei its.
S1.00andS1.25. in Per?
cale and madras
cloths, arc put. on sale
for this week only at
the little price of
each. Not m< >re tl lan
three of a size to each
customer. Don't wait,
till sizes and best
styles are out.
Clothier. Shoer and
Compare our values with
those otleretl by any other
firm in the city ami you will
decide in our favor. Our
entire fall stock we are
closing out at about one-hall'
its actual value.
Special Values tor This Week:
? in toes, r
Ladies' hand seu+d and hand turne;!
Imported Vic! Kid, button - r luce, reg?
ular price *3.50, cut pri $1.'.1S.
Ladies' Pine Dongola, hand sewed
?in iprice 75 cents.
Infant's 1t' muine
leather counters, bi
pr'u i- 50 i?* nts, cut p
] price SO a nts, cut i
'Men's Viel Kid, sp
in Calf, s -lid leather, lact
eguTar price $2.00, cut p
?ut price ?.1.75.
Sfc ?a Hi I S iv 1 i x ! i t? at'
2906 Washington Ave.
me up lo-Doie siios ? fieais" FiirntsmnQs stcrc
THE WARWICK IRON WORKS.
Thomson, Chapman &Co.
21th Strict and Virginia Avenue.
K.VOIN-KKIMNi; IX ALL ITS
MA KINK. LAND A.N'D itETnUGER
BOTTJBRM AJ< ET49 AND COPPER
WORK OF CONGRESS
Indian Appropriation Bill
Passed by the Senate.
CARRIES EIGHT MILLIONS
rhu Mujurlty liiporl In I lie Contented Elc<
tiun CllKl! <>l Tlirop vs. Ilpts. Troiii
i Ii ? Fourth Virginia
WASHENGTON, Feb. 11.?Cons?iera
. n of the Indian appropriation bill was
ssutrJ t by the S.aiate today and after
frew, '..t' South Dakota, as
nie s under the homestead
nil- d States upon the pub?
lic ;. prii r to she passagt
tri By or ogre- ment from
ndian tribes, who have or
.?after reside upon thi tract
jd faith for the period re
existir.g law, shall bren?
nt for 'the .and so entered
ment to th. local land o.'
usual and- customary P es
? r further clvwge of any
ver shall be required from
to entitle him to a patent
covered* by his entry, pro
. e right to commute any
.1 ;-ay f i sai.l ands. in the
y such settl' c, and in the
he pric a n' tv (lxed by ex
all remain in full force and
ed, however, tli-at all sums
released, which If not re
! elong to any in.liiin tribe,
to such Indian tribe by the
ti* m was ad? pled.
" -Kti relations to mature wnetner the
i. hi Buecanne. r, owned by William R.
! I 1 y c'i S| j: bh% - .rnmant T'f
ion at ? it) ' . i and in r. P \l a 1
uirne.i tint;. Monday.
WAIS'H I.NC.TOX, Feb. 11.-The ma
irity report in the contested election
ase .>! V horp vs. Epes from the fourth
.'! tnd gives Thorp a plurality of Mi.
?he returns front nineteen rejected
recincts .:i i elersburg and Lunentourg
uinty, where it is alleged the returns
I which DemocratK were judges o*
1 -tlo.n. in. :?? a .1 Thorp's plurality in
Correct .1 returns from other precincts
t Petersburg, Mecklenburg, Prince
Mw.ir.l. lirunswi.lt and Prince fi.nre?
Mi otlier rcjecttons'and revision?f ?m
irther reduced Epes' pluralities Gill,
aving Epes" total pluralities in the
ura?ty of 812 tor Thorp. " The report
alntains that the Virginia election
w. requiring the choosing of judges
' elect! ns from persons known to be
? whom shall be able to read and write,
as disregarded for the purpose of de?
in Ullis the will ..f the people. The fact
il the district contains an excess .if
oc I voters of 4,963 is als., put tor
tud, an 1 the previous history of the
strict whi.-h. in twenty-five years,
[has only once been represented 'by a
] Democrat whose seat was not contes
ed, the report says, would itseilf be suff?
icient to cast suspicion on .'.be honesty
.I' returns thru give Epes 2,621 plunal
ty. The fact thai the name of anoth
?r Thorp?J. I-?was printed on the of
iclal ballot :in.l who received 4:?1 votes,
<. the report says, a badge of fraud,
?'ran.I. illegai'.'ties and 'irregularities are
ullegc-d to hive been perpetrated in
"Illiterate nepubllcan voters." says
the report, "were instructed by public
speeches and by hand bills n.?t to rely
m themselves, but to ask judges to
to' vote i' o- M Kin!-v. I!ob.irt and 1!.
r. Thorp. Vet It is not denied Cihat :!.
107 ballots cast by duly qualified voters
,vere improperly prepared, and that t'.tl
i- ites were returned for J. I.. Thorp,
mowing pactically tha.t over 4.000 bal
ots cast by unqualified voters were vl
TETtS !?: T.KI iKC. n A MS.
prtANK FORT. KV? Feb. 11.?One of
he now bill? introduced in the House
today w is by Mr. ..Mount (Populist),
proposing to change Che name of far
lisle county io "William Jennings
ST. LOCI'S, MO.. Feb. 11.?After three
lays ol work the National lAssembly of
the I. ague of American Wheelmen
tonight finaWv adjourned .me of the
moss n .table sessions ever held by that
I ., 'rii,. all-important question of io
ral ??!.;: n in the matter of Sunday
i icing was again defea'ted. An amend?
ment providing that state divisions be
granted the right to determine for
themselves whether or not Sunday bi
eycl ? ra. es should be permitted was in
troduced and defeated by but six votes.
r.txvix NX. Feb. 11.?in the House of
Common^ today Mr. .1 hn Ftedmond, the
Pan lea ..' r. moved .in amendment
to the address in reply to the speech
from the throne tit the opening of the
parliament. It wo? to the ttffect that
while th? House regards with satisfac?
tion the proposed bit! for the .reform of
local government in Ir. land, the nV as
ure will in no wise meet the demand
Por .hi independent Irish parliament.
Tl-j tmendment was rejected by 233 to
I 65 votes.
in l.l.. ENG.. Feb. il.?The passen
er steamer Marbe'Ma, bound for Kam
urg, was sunk in collision with the
..w of the British warship Galatea in
Hull Boa l-s last everting.
CLEVELAND, (Feb. 11.?.Mayor Mc
Kiiss oi, acting on the report'of the Sen
it- bribery investigation committee,
mnounces his intention of contesting
the scat ..f Senator Hanna.
island OF .MALTA. Feb. 11.?The
British battleship Victorious started for
chin . today and will be followed by
the eru..?er Gibraltar. When they arrive
.u China the ?British squadron will be
.he largest ever in those waters.
SOUNDS TO WHICH Mi AN CONNOT
BE lOME AlaOTJSTOM^p.
When Joseph Henry Luimpkin was:
(hUf justice of the state a case was
brought lip from G>1umbus in which a
ivea-lthy citizen asked for an Injunction'
? . previ m the construction of a planing |
mill across the strert. very near his
palatial residence. His grounds for
complaint consisted chiefly in the prop
isi'.tion that thr noise of the .mill would
wake bim too early in the morning.
1. nv-l I . h? 't 11 1 th: h e'
ress ..f the machinery must ho.* be
stopped to suit the whims or the fears
of any mm. Complainant's fears a
Imaginary. The sound of the machin?
ery will not be a nuisance. On the con?
trary, it will prove a lullaby. Indeed, I
know or but .two sounds in all nature |
that a man cannot become reconcile,
t... and they are th? braying of an as
and th.- tongue of a scolding woman."
a xonument to commemorate th lifi
and kt'bors of Antoima Laurent La?
voisier, the great French ohomist, who
was guillotined during the French Re
volutli n, is to il*- erect'd in the ialeie
de la Madeleine, Paris.
ITEMS OF LNTKKBST GATHERED
AllOL'T T11K l'lKltS
entrances and Clearances ut the Custom
House. List of Vessels Now !n Port.
Other Murine Items.
Went tier forecast
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11.?For Vir?
ginia?Light rain in tlie early morning,
followed by fair weaither; colder; south?
erly wind.-', becoming southwesterly.
V il-nUer r<>r This May.
Sun rises. 6:57
-? prh " ^:it-? t \ M and l i P :-.l
Loiv water?7:02 A. M., and 7:09 P. .M.
LONDON, Feb. 11.?Arrived: Chick
ahominy, Newport News.
.'; (PENHA'GEN?Arrived: Carlisle.
At the Custom House.
The following business was transact?
ed at the custom house yesterday:
Britishsw-amer Arthur Head, Captain
Leonard, cleared for London with 10,
OW sacks of (lour.
BrU'ia'h steamer Indralema. Captain
Campbell, cleared for Glasgow with
87.70.4 bushels of corn, 2W tons o? pig
iron. 2.S00 sacks of Hour and Si) bales at
British steamer Alberta. Captain Da?
vis, entered from New Orleans, took
350 tons of coal tor ship's use and clear?
ed for Cork.
German steamer Marie Jibson, enter?
ed from New Yi.rk to load.
British steamer Lord Lcnderry, Cap?
tain Davie. entered from Androsson to
ARRIVALS AN!) DEl'AUTUKES.
Vessels Arrived Yesterday.
r CBr), Divis. New
Jibson (Gr.), New
. New London.
Vessels Sailed Yesterday.
Steamship Indralema (Br.),.'( iampbell,
Steamship St. Paul (Amr.). New fork.
Steamship AMborough (Br.), Farrant,
Norfolk's l'ort List.
NOHPOLK, VA? K.-b. 11.?Arrived:
Steamer Eastlands dir.). Mc-Ewen.Gail
pea (Dr.), Sullivan. Gaiveston for M iv
re: steamer Starcross HUM. Partridge.
New Orleans tor Rotterdam.
Cleaed: Barges N. & W. Nos. 2 and
5, New York: schooner (.'actus. ?
Sailed: Schooner Clara Gordon, -
-, Por tland.
Looking After the Kuss A IT
Th affairs of the Danish ?
Ru.-s. which arrived in Newj
Thursday and wen: itm> Chi
for repairs, ore toeing I ok< d
t-he raited States ^Ippl^ <
from which the ship hails.
The schooner LMattie P. Simps-.n.
from New port News to Boston, has ar
nived at Vineyard Haven and reports
that on iir night of January i!l she ex?
perienced a violent Kale from S'E to
WNW, about forty miles SW of Mon
tauk, during- which the vessel was hove
to. The seas made a eh an sweep over
her. washing everything movable from
the deeks. One of the sehooner's small
boats was stove In, and a i'orcstuysail
was lost.' The cargo was slightly shift?
ed during the progress of che storm.
The British steamship Coventina,
from Baluimore, February u. for Chris?
tiansand. ' n February 4, about 240 miie.
from Cape Henry, struck a sunken
wreck and stove In her bows, tilling the
put into New' York for repairs. She is
Tile German steamer Essen is lying
off tins city with tlie telegraph cabile
caught in her wheel. Tin- ijlerritit &
Cha.pman Wrecking Company will send
FATAL, AZORES, Feb. 11.?The
French bark Can-line. Captain Testau
let, from Norfolk. January pi, f r Hav?
re has put in here leaky and with loss
of lop-gallant-yard. She reports hav
GTFT FROM M US. GARFIELD.
LEXINGTON, VA.. -Feh. 11.?Hon. H.
St. George Tucker today received $500
from Mrs. I.u, iviia R. Garth-Id. wife of
the late ex-d?resldent Garfteld, a. a con?
tribution to the fund of the Tucker me?
morial hall at Washington and Lee
TIH'EiN THK Glltl.'S FI.ICD.
Ii is amusing to people familiar wi;h
it. and nowhere are these strangers so
amusing as when they are in Statuarv
HaH, where there are a dozen or more
",-eho" stone.0, each of which creates a
different sort of (???ho owing to the pe?
culiarities of the acoustics created by
the formation of the ceiling. Men anil
ivomen, old ami young, frequently af?
ford the most amusing spectacles when
the soleimn guide exhibits nhe wondei-s
of these, "echo" stones. There are also
two pillars, one on either side of the
room, which are called the telephone
columns, and a pen-on speaking in very
low tones near one may lie distinctly
heard by any one standing c ar the op?
posite pillar. Yesterday a member's
secretary was leaning agaiist the pillar
on .the south side uf the hall when he
heard a voice say:
"Oh, dear, what shall T do? 'My skirt
is !'ill:ng off and I haven't got a pin."
Tlie young fellow gl meed around.saw
no one near him. but Oibserved two
young women near the telephone pillar
ipposite. Instantly grasping the situa?
tion, he gruffly said in a loiv voice:
"Sew it on or use a hatpin."
He heard i slight scream, saw two
young women I] .ok about the hall in a
startled fashion, and observing that no
one was near, the one in distress ex?
"Did you ever?"
"No, I never:" replied the secretary
as gruffly as before: "I use buttons."
This was too much for the young
w mien and they precipitately lied.
Dr. Benjamin Lee. who'has just been
appointed health officer of Philadelphia,
s ., son of the old Bishop Lee. of Dei
aware. During the war he acted as
surgeon in the Twenty-second New
Yoik Regiment. He is a member of
. many learned societies, and vva.f secre?
tary nf the (State Board of Health of
Pennsylvania for a number of years.
George Ford, of Louisville, Ky? sev?
enty-seven years old. has jast married
as !...< seventh wife a girl of seven
Don't TolimiCO Spit sn? ^rao'no Y,r".r Life Awny
It you want 'o quit tobacco using easily
and forever, be. made we)1, st rung, magnetic,
full of new life anil vipir, take No-To-Eac,
the wonderworker, jCiat makes weak men
strong Many gain fa pounds in ten days.
Over 4fJO,00O cured* Bn> No-To-Bac of youi
druggist, under 'uarantec to cure, 50c or
$1.(H). Booklet^?l sample mailed free. Ad
Sterling Itomjfy Uo..CV>:canro or New Vor*.
' Steamship Lord
Sti imship Marie
Barge Wasp, New
Barge Georg.- iMoon
A DUKE'S MORGANIC WIFE.
When He liecnmc llrtr to Hie
Throne She Ilatf to <So.
I met a friend from Canada the oth?
er day writes W. E. Curtis, who keeps
well posted about current affairs, and
he told me that the morganatic wife of
the Duke of York was living quietly at
a remote post in British Columbia with
her present husband, who is an officer
of Her Majesty's army. When the
young Prince was serving his time in
the British navy his ship was station?
ed at Malta for many months, and
there he fell in love with the daugh?
ter of an army officer, who was beauti?
ful, amiable and accomplished. She
loved him well enough to take the
chances of marrying a grandson of
Queen Victoria, and there wasn't much
said about it until the death of his
elder brother made him heir to the
throne. Then the situation became
serious, particularly as she had pre?
sented him with two beautiful chil?
dren. Just what was done and said
nobody knows, but at any rate the
young Prince was persuaded to aban?
don her, the marriage was declared
"off,'' and ;i young army officer of ex?
cellent family, the younger son of one
of the noblest houses In Europe, was
induced to become her husband. These
tilings can be arranged in England
without much trouble. It is often con?
sidered an honor to embrace the dis?
carded mistress of a Prince, and the
gentleman who married York's wife
is always sure of being well taken care
of by his Government as long as he
behaves himself and prevents a scan?
So they were married, and the fu
' ture King of England was free to offer
his heart and hand to tiie Princess
May. who is now a happy wife and
mother, and is probably entirely igno?
rant of her husband's early romance.
The young officer, with his bride,
went first to India and served there
for a time, but the wife didn't like the
climate and the olili er secured a trans?
fer to Canada, where lor a year or so
lie has been stationed at a pleasant
I post. My friend would not tell me his
! name, nor where he is located, liccatt.se
the information came to him in con?
fidence, and tie said there was not a
dozen men in Canada who knew Hie
facts. The future of the children is a
matter of speculation. They arc a boy
! ami a girl. They have taken the name
i of their lostet' father and will proba
: bly never know that they are the de
' scendauts of Kings.
'I'll.- I" I Nil's Color.
I It Is a familiar fact that fishes can
change their colors at will; many fish?
es make remarkable changes. Free
swimming fishes must commonly pre
I serve their normal colors, though these
j lislies. can change; the fishes that
change most are the bottom feeders.
For their own protection from other
fishes that would prey upon them,
and the better to enable them them
seH'es to capture fond, these change
their colors to match the bottom they
1 are on. so as to make themselves in?
visible. They do this often to a de?
gree that seems extraordinary.
In one of the smaller salt-water
tanks at the New York Aquarium
there are a number of small flatfish.
The bottom of the tank is covered
with coarse gravel. The great bulk of
the gravel is composed of pebbles of a
brownish white, a sort of pale iron
rust color. Scattered in this are peb?
bles of a deeper tinge, with now and
then one of a brownish gray or brown
The flatfish lying on the gravel at
I the bottom of this lank imitate its col?
ors in their own backs in a manner
that is marvelous; they are of a mot
j tied brown, like the colors of the grav?
el, an the smallest of the flatfish is the
most wonderful. They are all thin and
lie close to the bottom. The edge of
j the little one blends with it; and its
! back is a wonderful mosaic of browns
; so like the grave! of the surrounding
I bottom that it appears to lie a part of
it. Even in this clear water, at a little
distance, the fish is scarcely distin?
When the plant was introduced,
about 1810. it was only the small daisy
like flower, now only seen as a rule
in cottage gardens, which was highly
prized as a novelty. The taste for
glowing and showing it bejan early,
and before 1860 there were many chrys?
anthemum societies in existence,
among them the Stoke Newington,
which formed the nucleus of the Na?
tional Society. Yet it was no; until
1859, when the plants suffered severe?
ly from early frosts, that there was any
idea of growing them undet glass. The
' Japanese variety was noticed in 1864
as a novelty, "very curious and inter?
esting, hut scarcely ornamental." How
little d?l the author of these remarks
suspect what a future was before the
plant he so summarily set aside! Three
years later, however, we find Japanese
varieties recommended with pompom
and incurved, and since then they have
ever increased in favor,
i The gorgeously colored mop-like
blooms now exhibited every Autumn
would certainly astonish that writer of
thirty years ago. The golden and
bronze shades of the chrysanthemum
suited the tastes pf the promoters of
the "high art" aesthetic movement of
a few years ago, which, if it had no
other merit, helped to bring this flow?
er more forward and revived the cul?
ture of sunflowers which were fast be?
coming extinct in our gardens.
Heating tyrant's Tomb.
Gas heaters ate being put into
Grant's monument in Riverside Park,
tor the purpose of preserving the
marble and making it comfortable for
Rerlln'M x?-w Cycle Call.
Berlin has a new cycle cab. The
passenger sits in front in a seat over
two wheels. The thing has three
wheels, one in the rear. Above the
irar wheel a man with muscular legs
sits and works the pedals.
Reclamation of a Delia.
The delta of the Danube is about to
be drained and rescued for agricultural
purposes by the Roumanian Govern?
ment. Nearly 750,000 acres ol fertile
laud will Huts be made available.
AN ENORMOUS SAPPHIRE.
It Weighs ?38 Carats nml Ls Transparent
The London Tim<?s tells of a Ceylon
sapphire now in that city, the property
of Major Gen. Robley, which is not
less remarkable for its size than for
its translucency ard the brilliance of
the optical effects it can show. This
weight of the gem Is 638 carats, and it
is of a dark, milky blue color, perfect?
ly transparent and flawless. Larger
sapphires have been known, but they
have usually, if not always, been dull
and muddy, instead of having the
clear, translucent color of this speci?
men. But in add;tion it possesses a
property occasionally found in slightly
cloudy or milky Ceylon sapphires?and
sometimes in other gems, too?which
greatly enhances its value in the eyes
of believers in the occult powers of
precious stones to confer health aud
good fortune on their wearers. It
is a star sapphire, or asteria. That is,
being cut en caboehon, it displays a
beautiful opalescent star, dividing its
six rays at the apex, which changes
its position according to the move?
ment of the source of light by which
It is viewed. By employing two or
three sources of light, two or three of
these stars can be simultaneously
seen in the gem. By further cutting,
it is said that the beauty of this stone
could be still more increasedi but, of
course, at the expense of its size.
Luminous paint is used more in the
country than in the city, but its use
generally is increasing. It is used in
cities in dark scenes in theaters, and
dancers' costumes are coated with it.
Luminous paint is used for the illumi?
nation of doctors' signs, and of street
numbers, and night hells, and keyholes
and door knobs, and it is used to paint
match boxes and various other things.
It is not luminous except in the dark,
and so, for sign purposes, it is used on?
ly in such places as are not reached by
the rays from a street lamp.
Luminous paint is not phosphores?
cent, but it absorbs light in the day. or
light from electric or other artificial
lights, which it gives out in the dark;
most commonly, indoors and out, it is
used upon objects that are exposed to
daylight. The distance at which such
objects can be seen at night depends
upon their size. Luminous paint is
j used in the country on highway sign
? boards or guide-boards, for painting
i posts or stones marking roadways, and
so on, and on the water it is used for
painting harbor buoys.
There is also made luminous card?
board, which is used for various pur?
Fire-Dniiinceu Co 111 n for art.
Wes Hall is the name of a Smith
county, Kan., farmer whose 17-year
old daughter died recently. He went
to town after a coflhi and found one. it
is said, that hail been badly damaged
In a fire that he could buy for $3.
Loading the coffin into his wagon, so
the story goes, he drove around to the
different carpenters of the town in
search of one who would repair It.
Knowing that Hall was well off, the
carpenters indignantly refused to do
the work, and he was compelled to
take the casket home and repair it
in the kitchen of the house where his
dead daughter lay. The local papers
took up the affair, and it is believed
that the country will be mad^ too
warm for Hall by his scandalized
Frog Skin Cloven for Cyclist*.
There is a constant increase in the
I utilization of the products of nature
for the manufacture of gloves. The
skin of the kid. dog, rat and even the
lizard are staple for this purpose, and
now a use has been discovered for the
soft but serviceable skin of the frog.
Like all novelties frog skin gloves
are at present extremely expensive.
They are especially recommended, on
account of their fineness and tough?
ness, to the cyclist.
The demand for frogs until now has
been soleiy for their use as dainties
for the tables, bi t no doubt before
long we shall have frog farms spring?
ing up all over the country in order
to carry on a trade in skins with glove
Pocken in Puhl it- Schools.
Whistling is encouraged in some of
the public schools of Philadelphia. In
the Zano street, school, where the
Board of Education has its offices,
shrill notes from the classrooms above
float down upon the committees in
the midst of their deliberations. The
repertory includes "Yankee Doodle,''
"Star Spangled Banner" and "Home,
Sweet Home." Strange as it may
seem, the girls, after a little practice,
make better whistlers than the boys.
They enjoy it immensely, and when
engaged in these "recitations" twist
their little mouths into the sweetest
Prince of Walen na a Golfer.
The Prince of Wales is no great
golfer, and one of the caddies at St.
Andrew's told him so. He?the caddy
?was asked his opinion on the respec?
tive merits of the Prince, Mr. Asquith
and Mr. Balfour. He replied gravely:
"Aye, I mind the names. They'll
ha'e muckle to learn. I telled the
Prince so, but he only laughed. A
light heart is very well for cricket,
but it's a solemn business is gowf."
Overplayed Hin Conscience.
"For many long years," announces
a Chillicothe restaurant man in the
local press, "the people here have
been paying 25 cents for oyster stews,
lu doing this they have been robbed,
and I have been one of the robbers,
but I have repented and will now
serve the same clasi- of stews for 15
Cornl For Ornamentation.
Coral is now applied in mosaic or
tortoise shell and other materials for
the ornamentation of glove and jewel
boxes and of musical instruments at
the Royal School of Coral Work and
Decorative Art, at Torre del Greco,
near Naples. It Is also used to orna?
ment picture frames and artistic fur?
Candles and fcilectrlctty.
The estimated total candle power of
all the electric lamps used in New York
city is placed at 60.000,000.
And a little thought wil
convince you that now is thj
time to buy.
One of th.-- most desirable busine
corners on Washington avenue.
Three Story Brick
In the coming bu=i.i:*ss portion c.t ot)
city. Store wi n nice r'.v.e gUss fr.
and flats of six : >o?ns <:ich, with bat)
and all no .lern impv -v rtnenic, on sf 1
ond and third lloors. At a jo.ns rva.!\|
estimate wfll yield HZ Ot) to S
Ten Room Dwelling
i n Thii ty-:lrst stieel
botwe- n West and Washington avenue|
All modern tm.orovjai nt-. Temis
Six Foom Dwelling
Mars It ail ..\
built and t
a<- lino (Twi rtjl
?n Wickhatn an|
st. Terms to suit.
:ic, with citylw
MULFORD & EDMUND!
RELNTS. INSURANCE AND LOANS!
No. I?', Twenty-fifth Street.
Cafe and Family Liquor Stor
&STflBblSHED IN 1S83.
Is the place for you to buy yoil
Wines ami I iquors for Cooking nn|
imgsg ere me Rules ci me cole and saiod
N"o Loud Talking
or Singing', discuss?
ing of Politics, Na?
tionality or Reli?
gion. All who |
cannot comply with j
these rules arc re?
quested to spend
their time and mon?
All orders by mail will receive proinpa
MUGLER'S CAFE, Vj
No. 2312 WASHINGTON AVENUE,
P. O. box 10. NEWPORT NEWS. VAl
irst class table board %
j And Rooms at
I Mrs. M. E. Df swells,
g 105 Twewty-seveinh St. Hot and
cold bath. Dinner sent if de
| sired. Popular prices
B. O. Chandlei
Gradinfc, Excavating. Carting, flaul-l
it g of all kinds promptly attended to)
Special attention to stevedoring. Meif
and teams furnished at short notice.
Of flea: 3100 Lafayette Avenue.
?e 3-*or> P. n. Box: ttl,
I VA. TRANSPORTATION CQ.J
W. R. SCULL, MMtiascor.
Freight, tfafrga^p, Safes and Furni?
ture Carefully and Promptly Moved,
All kinds of Hauling- done at low]
P. O. BOX 141.
If yo>u> suffer from pains in jour eyes
and head consult
\M. G. PETTUS,
EYE SPECIALIST. ?
2603 Washington ave..: ev.port N'ews.Va.
He makt ? an eirar.inati n of your eyes,
ascertaining jus: what is needed in the
way of glasses, r =dical treatment, etc.
Th costs you nothing?other specialis!?
charge you from 51 to $10. Examination
free, and satisfaction guaranteed,
cha ge is made for visits to the houses
of p?tien'^ In this city or Hampton. Of?
fice in Klor's drui r ore.26M Washington
avenue. Office ' ourst 9 to 1 a. m., and
8 to 8 p. m. oct 9-e-m