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PUBLISHED EVF.UY MUUM1NQ EXCEFi' MONDAY. VlHOlNlAN BUILDING. MAIN AN? COMHEUCB 8THEBT3. M QLBNN?N, Ovtsru. interei M leooud-clais matter. fefHK OlHCULAl'lONOF I'llE YIKC1NIAN ;jj LsYKUBI.Y IN EXCESS ol an. other caper published in East 111 \ irglutu. ? Its circulati in in NorfoU nud Portsmouth 'is greater than that ? f any paper published er i irou oti ?111 tw0 '' u'* it :? delivered >u the eitles of Norfolk anil ?.Portsmouth antl stilt trli tor 10 couth a .week. ' ml - ;t riptiona, postage paid. tF?Te Dollsrs per yo?r; I'hrec Hollars for ids IrflOtiths. One 1'eliar *ui Fifty t.'enis for 'ihre.- mouths: en 1 Fifty Cents lor one RKiinti*. t: Advertoeruint-i inserted at tii? rate of 75 'Cevis A Sst a eFikm is-i.iitioS; eueh aubse iquent insertion :.7 Cents, or 5? Ckxti BSnBC ISfEi ti:i? r.vetiv otuku Iiav. Coulrae "tors are uot i.llone I to o\ce d t.ieir spa o , or :ul.ertise oilier than itioir legitimate routines!, except by paying especially roi ? tbe same. ; TUK WrCKt.Y VlllnlMAS ASH < ^AUOI.ISIAN. 'eight psges, is deliveied. postage paid, ; thiee months,'i?c.; six inoutns, OUc, twelve , mouths, til I The Steudard Oil, it is said, will try (t? got arouod paying tho income tax by Jentoriug tlio unique plea that oil from ]the ground is iu tbc nntnre of rent. It is expected that Secretary Carlisle j will make several sptnehos tin tbc cur irancy question before tbe Illinois con? tention in Juue. One Webster Flanagan, Texas, is on '?'trial for smuggling abeep from Mexico, lie is tbo person who promulgated tbc political query at nno of tlio Kepubli oau National conventions: "Wliuturo : yto here for if not fur tlio oilices?" Tbe Chicago Kecord tillers to uutbors sjb/'suba of 830.(100 for original stories ? written in Euglieh, no parts of wbich ? have ever been heretofore- publisbed. ' 'TUo first prize is 810,000, tbo second is ?? $8,000, and third $1,500. Tbc otber ? nine range at lower figures. The stories aubmitted in tins competition me re? quired to bo "stories of mystery," iu a order that readers may bo offered prizes lor gucssiug tbc solutioue of tbc ? mysteries iu tbe advuuee of their pub ' lication. OLEAiiiNu nui ciivi-: sxici:i;'i". The Virginian commends tbo uctiou ot tbe Board of Eolico Commissioners in taking steps to break up improper .?resorts on East Cove street. For years these places buve been a bcautiul to the (neighborhood, au outrage upou da : cency and a llagraut abuse of tbe law. ;The street lias been virtuully closed us ? a thoroughfare fur respectable people 'and they bavo been compelled to put themselves to much trouble and IUCOU ?yenieeee by reason of the same. Tbe move is u good one and should '. be i followed by others. Washington 'street and Avon should iiiiipiestioual'ly ( be clc-anBtd of these gilded resorts autl vile deus of iniquity und immorality. These streets, in the very heart of tbe .city and under tho very shadow of I police headquarters, were years ago the ? requeuted short cuts to our churches . ;'and places ol basinets by the good peo 'pie of Norfolk. They should be re ' iturned to this condition, and Tin tfjViROiKiAN hopes that the police uu ?ithorities will push to successful liuiati ? the work they have taken in bund. Nor shouid tho removal oi these peo? ple to any other seetiou of thelcity bo tol -erntet). Timely notico should lio given tliem to vacate this city. They aro a "blight and a snare ana have been tLit _ cause of untold evil and misery. They : shall go. Let tbc police authorities do ' their dutv. fUto sot i tl. The Manufacturers' Record furnishes ! Jsome interesting official figures of ti e .money spent by the .South in tbo \Ye>t jnnd Northwest for supplies for iimu and beast that should be expended at home. These figures clearly show that i.tiio Soutb's provision bill yearly is many millions of dollars, saying noth ?ing of tbc money spent for hay, oat~ and other fodder for livo btock. .Most I of this money is spent for articles the j bulk of which could bavo bocn pro duced at home. Tbis business has been such a source of profit to the West, es? pecially to tho nieat pachtrs, that tbe .head of the Armour Packing Company, j one of the most extensive concerns of 'the kind in ibe world, has admitted [that, the btieinoss of the South to bim ]is worth double that of Europe. The Itecord collected statistics from ten dillerent distributing pointu for Western and Northern meat, fodder tod breadstiiOe, Prom these official Iports has been compiled tbo follow log table. Under tbo head of meat is lelndctl lard; stock feed meiudes oals, stay, etc., and breadsttuTs include flour, ?ksat, corn and meal. The amount rg-pracent the sum paid Western ami lortharu dealers during the year 18S1, "ae article either being gold in tboplac named or in the section adjacent to it, Tho table in appended : Sim*. iireed M'a'-. rent. ?tufl.. IStlHIu Ua? S *?"?>' f 15.000 S 29.000 Norfolk Vi I? : ? StU.IKH) 1,400.000 1'aoTlll? Va ? ki.ooi 4W.ooo suo,ueo Nashville, Tcnii IWfxn .mi.-oki 102,000 Austin res . 1*00.001 w.ooo iso,ooo M nipldi 1>UB 5.S|S,9ol 1,700,000 ?_'.?.'*>\<?> Mobile, Ala. ?00.0(10 t?.|.?o? 1104,0 a MontKOUicr? v. I l Sm.ouu 1 AnullTion, \ta VKMi iwi.tssi :iio,aoo lb tic Kock, Art ?20,000 I ?.'0,000 Total (ten ilt 1*?) ?i.?nv??? Ktfftiatt Oiliiid toliil 0<>r|sroii|i ...S2U.7I?>,223 It l." notable thai all of tho points se? lected urn tti sections where the soil nud climate "re suitable for raining most, if uol all, ol tbo grain and grass crops pnrobascd, also fur stock-raising 1 ttrposes. The country in tho vicinity I of Montgomery, Ala., is noted for tbe divursity of cereala and vegetables i which eau bu raised, whiio abuiidaut toruge, such iih cow peas uud grasses, is to be produeed at a .-ma!I cubi to tbu cultivator. Tennessee is specially adapted for grazing iu many of its j counties, while the success; of vegetable j and priiin pro*ers bus given the Stute I a wide reputation. Iu hpito of tbeso fuot.s, however, it is found that its two principal cities bundle in ouo yoar $'.i, ::s "., 17;t worth of Western foodstufl's wbicb eoubl hove been produced at home. Tbo receipts ot Baited uieat, pork, and lard ut Norfolk for domestic u-e during tbe years 1888 to lj^j.3, in? clusive, a period of tix yoarttf were us follows: l'< iiu.l..' Value. Mi sits.?Il?,70i,74 ! t9.O4ll.3A0 Pork. PJ.744,600 880,201 I ortl. lfi.Ubu.UtO 1,100,000 Total value .?11,009,000 ' Include j 1,201 solid carloads nud 129,039 barrels. Uruearly 02,000,000 yearly. During lb'.U Nashville merchants bought 1,425 carloads of Western ooru uud oats, 16,000 tons ol bay, 51,000 bar? rels of flour and over 10,000,000 pounds of moat, of which 7.500,000 pounds was of bacou alone. Every dollar's worth of these goods cuuio from tbo West. Besides tbo group of distributing poiuts selected there aro niutiy others where tho sales of outside products uro ns groat proportionately. Among tbctu nro New Orleans with 250,000,000 pop? ulation, or nearly as muoli as nil tbe ton together; Richmond. Lynchbtirg, Petersburg nud Stnuutou in Vir^iuiu, nud so on throughout tho South, to that if tbo ten first mentioned purcbasu over $20,000,000 worth yearly, tbo most conservative ostitiinto will plnco tho total provision uud feud bill of tbu South pnid to tho West at over $100, 000,000 unnnolly. This is tbo money tho South should strive to keep ut borne nud the has it iu her power tu do su. Think it Over. Should u tre nd betray a trust, I.ipht your pipe and think it over. Stan is but U clod of oust. And life's Held la not all clover. Imperfection theiv must bo In Uiia rolling human sen. In.aoDio corner, silently. Light your pine and think it over. Should a foe ta\>" witness name, Light your pipe and think it over. Du bath wandered fur in shame, And hfr's Held is not all clover. Trace ye not bis parent tree; Wi arylng the task would be. Ho hath plenteous company. Light your pipe and think It over. When the world seems going wrong, Light your pip'- and think it over. Cloud and sunshine, ?rief nnd song? Ah, life's Held Is nut all clover. on tho mountain aud the lea \Vecdanro growing rank und free. Von muM crop them busily. Llbht your pipe and tliink it ovi r. ?Clevelund Plain Dmlesv Hex: C. IP. Clapham, A highly esteemed clcrgyninn ?l the M. R. Church, pastor ol the Chinch Creek circuit iu DorchcsterCo., Maryland,writes: "C. I. Hood St Co., I.OV.. H, Mass.: "I feel Itadtit) to the public to send tbls certificate. I saw In n Philadelphia paper a tetter from a man who bad suffered Hum Muscular Rheumatism and bad beenrestorrd bj the use of Hood's Sarsnpai lila, I bud the grin In the winter of :it and '02 so severely that It deprived me of the useofmy arms so that m> wife bail to dress and undress me, nnd when nway from home I bad to sleep In my cloilics. I tried live doctors und hol oho accomplished anything, Then I saw tin, letter alludeil to and determined to try Hood's- Cures Hood's. Before 1 had taken one bottle 1 bad the use of my aims, thank (iod. These arc facts and can be verified by inany nersoti.i here. .f. M. Colstoii.Cluirch CreeV, supplied me with Hood's. 1 am pastor of the m. K. church here." c. \v. ci.ai-uam. c liiirehCreek. Maryland. Hood's Pills are prompt andeMeleut, yd eu-.) iu ncliou. Sold by all druggists. Constantly forging ahead, always serving the people with the Freshest, Brightest and Most Reliable Ready-to-Wear Clothes of Standard Make at Manufacturers' Ground Floor Bed Rock Prices con? tinually throngs every department in the Mammoth Establishment. The flood tide of Unprecedented Bargain Values flows on steadily. There is no wavering of purpose, no unnecessary noise nor anything other than the steady bustle of a lively and legitimate trade, built on sound business principles. DI THE TEN DOLLAR MEN'S SUITS on sale this week are by far the Greatest Bargain Values thai have ever been pul on the counters in (he history of the house. We'know thai every cloth- ^?^??????????????????^^????^??s price another. The style, ing store in town has suits 4 J^^k 2 nui^r ll,ld finish ol" these to sell at Ten Dollars. The % VkW% 1 \lgl0^ff %?# I sll*ls are 'ar Jibove the quality is one thing, the * ^? S ordinary range, and tin? patterns are as pretty as suits that usually command double this price. As a matter ol course we have cheaper suits fit cheaper prices, and liner suits at higher prices, but we re to i1 to this Ten Dollar Range as Unprecedented Bargain Values, and are just as good Cor the ten as one ten dollar bill is worth another. allies Ii People do say that the YOUTH'S SLITS we are quoting at the Six Fifty are in every way as good as Suits they've' many times paid three and lour dollars more and never go! (dollies made so ^ood'rc^00****>00*,tt,***OBy*!!*w8 Seven-Fifty and Eight Dol not lit any anything like as well. ? fjpqL ! ^ars all<l upwards to the There are other suits in the | s?jjjH| ^01 oti ? finest Youth's Attire money Youth's Department at Seven, % ^ 85 *' % can produce, and the line consists of Many Novelties at prices that only manufacturers can touch. Insiness Booming Bargains! For (me Fori y-Five your bov can be clothed in a neat looking, good, st rong, serviceable suit in sizes ranging to age I 5. rc^oq00***sac**99o?0o&'***z suit, beyond the shadow of a JlM ?P*25^ ^ doubt, contains all the value $ 5 and merit there is ever possible % to crowd into the One Fortv The Fants are made with double % . knees, reinforced seat, patent S to|TI bands and riveted buttons. . ? ai> ? Five. Better boy's suits at Two Dollars, Two Fifty and upwards until you have reached the best and linesl Children's Attire known to the trade. 2iih* 3B3L ^?zspjla W ISTiW W 111 1 .H? % wir iejf cs t k IM JEm \\3p & KNEE PANTS at the Bargain Price 2^??????**??otcoo?ee?oo8co Hosiery at Fifteen Cents in Fast Black of Fifteen Cents puts a dime in your pocket % ja fgKSsa 3 First-Class Goods that counts an equal sav when you buy them here. % gj B^'<k * ing on every pair you buy. Neckwear in the Furnishing Goods ? | ? M ^ ? Brettelles de Paris Suspenders at Fif Depariment at Fifteen Cents saves Ten i I ^%n^ g teen Cents saves ten pennies. They are Cents every time. Se?ooe?i?????eae??*eoe!nio?S strong and well substituted for 50c. grade. You can save nickels, dimes and quarters enough in the various departments in buying your Furnishing Trinkets here to enable you to go to the Annex Building and buy a Hat with the surplus. * ?in - K^i f f Jin ? Bear in mind the Clothing you get here fits correctly. Alterations, when necessary, are made free of cost, and nothing is permitted to leave the premises unless it fits properly, matters not whether Ready-Made or Made to Order. Clothiers, Tailors, *T\UR STORB will bo closed on MONDAY. On TUKSDAY wo trill reopen with a haudbouio k. i ?I ???if, lay of Novelties in Parasols, Silks tor Wuists. Wash .Silks, dew jus uud .ViirroreJ Moires aud Novelties lu Wusli l)ro?s Fob ties, lu our ( arpet and Furnitur? Department we oifi r the largest an l handsomest line of -lap. and (bin* MaltiUiS ever guui/u hfio. Kos. 98 and rear of 92, 94; 96, 98, 100 and 102 Main Street. John H. Woodbury's Facial Soap FOR IHf SKIN. SCALP AND COMPLEXION Woodbury'n Fnoiitl Soap, while possessing mumr-abn- mod rlual and antiloptie prot>? ertie? lias no peer as a Toilet Soap. PHIOE only'Jii cents a cake: usual price 35 to ?l) ceuts. LAWRENCE & HOLMES', D88GS1STS, HO. 7DIHBIH STREET. OPPOSITE BT. JAMES 1IOFF.I., NORFOLE, ... VIRGINIA, PHONE 783. atrW'r \ / 7T NATURE ?ND ART, f'onibiued to ii.nke tbo > olobr ite I Daisf Itollor Mills Meal wllioll 1-. cqBal to aujr aiiiuiifacttir. a i.i ibis -1 to. DAISY ROLLER HULLS, 2T5, 277, 279 Water St. i'UO.Ni: No. 227. Coll tit LM All AN' 143 ami 145 Church Street. "(jRi Roll- New Malting from loc. Rolls Linoleums from ooc to $i per yard. baby nmm From $5 to $75 OIL CLOTH FROM 2 B c "TO BOO HEW REFRIGERATORS. Buying for Cash, Wo Can Soli Right. D. F.