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firtemouth Tightening Her Hold
On Third Place by Winning.
CafTney Patched GouJ Ball, But Had
Poor Support. The Same May
Ee Said of Leach. The Same
Teams Play A^ain To?
THE VIRGINIA LEAGUE GAMES.
lticbiuoud, I ivucbburg -raiu.
i'oitbiui.ulb, 7; Petersburg, 5.
\\ In're litt) ( Iii?. t'lnv 1 .>?!>?>.
Aurfiilli <?? lloanusr,
l*uior?biird in Pitrinmoutti?
ttlcltiuuM?1.11? i.) nohtttirtf.
Mttllt?ttljl ill clubs.
Won I.o-t Vox Cent.
I.TiiclibiirK'. M ?''J :!
1'ortslUn .tu. 6'2 ?l i'.U
|'L-ler?bnrg. *? 4 till)
(Umnoke. 42 M AVU
l.urfulk.3U <JJ .3.1
Portsmouth won the second gutno of
I be series Iroiu Petersburg yesterday
tiefere u fair sized sudteuce, Uatl'uoy
cud Keffer occupied tlio poiuts for the
"Puriners" aud the old relinhlo buttery
01 l.escti aud Childs performed n like
?er vine for the home team. There wus
nothing of au uuiifUtil iuterest to speak
vf. It nan uot by uiiy meant u good
j;iime ol ball, get ouusiderable iuturost
vhs urotibed ou noi'ouut of the "seo
?nwing" of tbe teams, l-'irst oue team
?would bo ahead aud tin u the other,but
2 'urtsmoul h t tirongti two singles, two
t-tulnu buses un?.t uii error of O'LSrieu
lusuagcd to get two tuen acioss ttiu
lubber iu t!.e uigbtb,irliiob settled iho
game, ?s tbe umpires, At user*, .smith,
??i the Petersburg club, aud nldyuibati,
pi 'he Portsmouth's, who ofUoiated in
the utiseuce of Kteuuau, agreed to eall
the game ut the em) of tho eighth
luuiug on account of darkoeae,
The game Was fairly well uuipirud,
both players doiui; wlmt they thought
Man right, aud there was no lurking.
The gmue proper mum a poorly played
one. us both teitiux at liuiOS liulded the
lialkliku ii lot ot smateurs, uud as for
Littiug, the borne leam was away oil',
they only gutting six hits oil Uatl'uey,
who, with tue support ho ought to
Iibto received, should have wou bis
game iu a walk.
'Ibe lirnt two runs made by Ports
month were niudo ou (.iulluey'a wild
throw to Ur'st, nud Mills' bone ou balls
?sud Hargrove's rattling single. Two
more ineu crossed the plute in the
?n.\th by Childs being siruek by u
filched ball und errors ol Turner aud
i.yous. Auotber ruu catuo home iu
the seventh on abuse ou bulls, u sucri
IIee aud Childs'uit. I womoio "Truck?
ers" ambled leisurely to tlio plaveis'
bench alter loucluug the borne base by
hitsof Tburstou und lisit uud O'Brien's
1 lint was all. hut that was enough, uh
ibe Portsuiouthsled tbe Petersburgers
l?o runs, aud a leud of tno runs is fur
more comfortable tlmu being bebiud
(hut uiiiny. Petersburg ;-ent Lippert
iiomu iu the tiret on his bit, a stolen
I use, Peuder's neat sacrifice and Tur
Bel's clever HUjdo. Three more ruus
tveru added in the tiftb, which inudu the
"Farmers" lead the "Truckers" two
runs, by two eirorn of Mills ou easy
chuuues, on error of Childs and Tur?
ner's hot single to right field. Their
liftb auil ItiRl run wuh made iu the sixth
mi the ihn'I error of the gume by
MiIIh, n base ou hulib and u stolen buse.
The score i>toud at the ending of the
eighth luuiug 7 to fi iu fuvor of Purls
month, who bad obiuined a tighter
?rintob ou third place.
Tho score Is below:
POKTSllUt'l II 1*1 i Lit.ill' i u.
K H PO i It Ii PO I
Ca.vUls.lf ?? . ' olMiqieit, rf 3 :t ?.' o
I'lilliU, c. i - i IVtidcr, l l le
3i?u>:.>n it/. I Ii V?mlord uf., o o - u
metier. Ib.. U v l brl'iirner, lb. i :: Ii i
MIUs, 'ib. 2 i .< sIKieur, ? . o 0 .; o
ilarKruvc.cl u I 2 i l I'llileii, is null
i iirion, if l ii ii r>r-. ii>."lit
lull, si. i i ilGatnicy, |?...... u I I i
ullvr. Sli. I ? 3 ' I lullowfii, ii.. u u I w
. aeii. |i . U u I t|
Tutsi . 7 i Jl I I'uial. ;, a U i
s< osk ni i.njiinus.
"oiUuioiitli.'2 0000 2 12-7
'eler.burg . 10 0 0 8 1 0 u? 0
Satuocall il,ending oftbetighth of sccouiitof
SiMMAitv: Eurued Runs?Peters
taug I, Two Base Hits?Lippert.? Dobo
*>u iiulls?OfY Leach, .1; off Qatluey, :5.
3lit by Pitohod llall?ULildf. Struck
Out?By Leucb, 2; by Qaffuey, 2. Sue
rifico Hit?Leach. Stoleu linses ?
?L'hilds, .Mills, B; Tburstoo, 2j Uull,
Fuller, Lippert, B; Lyons. Left ou
Jliist s?Portsmouth, ?; Petersburg, i?,
?L mpires?-Suntb and Moyuihou.
4'liui AOwiii I ho I.nun'.
Caviile is playing good ball.
Mills' errors yesterday were directly
fe-'potihilile fur throe ruus.
There uro only two left-handed
catchers iu tlio National League.
Mangan wai taken nek iu the seveutb
luuiug yesterday aud Phil Vetter took
Lippert ami Turner got three bits
Ouch.of the nine secured by the Putors
l-urg Club yesterday. ,
Boston bus signed Pitcher Stocks
<lule, recently ruloaded by Muuagor
t-i'i?melt/, of VVasluugton.
Brennen "phoned" to "Bobby"
Childs yesterday (bat bo bud a sore foot
nut) oould'nt umpire tho game in thu
-afternoon. He ih in hard luck. Mon?
day it was his head that was out of
fudging from MoMabon's work iu
Jlaltnuore yesterday bis arm ia us good,
if uot hotter, tbau it over has beeu. He
et Capt, Ausou's Colta down with
three hits ami Chicago failed to got a
r mi nor around the bu*os,
Muu jgi-r-Uaptaiu "Tommy" Turner,
of the "Farmera," is iuoliued to play
eleuu hail. lie tohl hie catcher. Smith,
wbo Ilm hired yestcrduy.tbut bo wanted
bim to deal with buth bides with fuir
uu!>s and impartiality. And it wue
Tbo Lynchburg and Richmond teami
played nearly live innings in Lynch
burg voaterduv and the furo Blood 2 to
U iu favor of the "Hill Oliinbere." Iu
fact, Richmond hau two meu out iu
the tilth, wbeu rusu intetrupied tho
gumu uud it wub culled. It scorns that I
tiie elements even favor tho "Blue
bam Moron, who pitched for Lynch
burg last suusun and who bus been
doiug fUuh great work for Nuehviilo
tbia year, bun been signed by Manager
Mack, of tho Pittsburg League team.
He will juiu the team in New York,
Thus unothcr Virginia League pitcher
goes iuto tauter company.
Mill-, who has pluyed the last two
games with Portsmouth ie under eou
tinot with Owner ti'Neill of the Nor?
folk club. This player in talking to
I UK VinaiMAN yesterduy said tbo
Portsmouth manager hud au oppor?
tunity to seouro bieborvioos for tbo bal?
ance ol tbo season, but did not accept
the ehouee. That .Mr. O'Neill had
in ml e him u better oiler nud he ac?
cepted it uud would appear in a Nor
folk aailorui to-morrow. This proo
ubl) means Collillower'e release aud
McGauu's going7 to right lield. Tut:
VluuiXlAN was told that tho above was
true on Mouday, but did not u-e it
from tho fact that it understood from
very good authority that Manager
Brady bud secured tbe services of Mills
for the balance of the season, wbicb
The Vihoinian thought was a good
I'lio INntloual i i ul'i.o Qamci.
It It E
Prooklvn . I I 0 0 0 2 2 I 1- 7 ? 1
I'lttsbiirpj . u 3 o o 2 o o 0 0? 5 10 ->
Batteries: Abbey aud Urioi; Hart
At Now York
it ii E
New York.0 0 0 0 o 0 3 0 i? :i ?', &
M Lou s . 010000001--* 1 1
Butturies: ttusie aud Far roll; Breit
enstciu und Peitz,
U 11 E
Hoatoll .00000110 0? 2 6 4
Loui-wllo . . i U I) il 1 II II 0 1? ? V 3
Butteries: D?lau aud ltyuu; YVeyh
iug and Warner.
lt 11 E
WuHhiuatOll..0 4 0 1 2 0 0 0? 7 U 4
Clevelaud;... 1 U 1 U U 2 0 4? ? 11 2
Butteries: Mercer nud McGuire;
Yoiiug und O'Connor. Game called on
ucoount of darkness.
It 11 E
Philadelphia. 1 :? ? 1 ? u 1 ? - IU 2
Uiucinunti.0 1 v 04 0 201 I? 12 0
Batteries: Careey and Clements;
Khiues, Parrott and Yuughu.
H II E
l!;,:tiin ro .0 ?> 1 1 1 (i 1 0 x? <i YS 1
Chicago.. U 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0? 0 3 4
Batteries: Mr-Mabou and Robinson;
Urif?ib aud Iviltredge.
It rid lv Hurtled.
Mouday afternoon a littlo child of
.Mr. .lue Ellis, who lives on Fourth
street, hud u luutcru out iu its father's
yard ploying witli It. After being out
there tor vduiu time she struck a matcb
to light tbe lauturn which caught, set
ting the child's clothes on tire,burning
her quitu badly before assistance ar?
rived. H the tcreums of tho littlo ono
hud not attracted the attention of the
family it would have been burned into
a crisp. A phyt-ician was aeut tor and
the little one though paiufully hurt, it
is not beriotie.
It lew Olli Her Cylinder Head.
Yesterduy afternoon, while one of
the Texas IhiiucIh's was leaving for tbo
Franklin, with u number of the Texas
crew, who had been on board after
their diuncr, when about half way
?cross she blew out her cylinder head,
Ht-uttei mg bteum in every dirnctiou.
The men on tbo launch all juunod
overboard, and in a few momouts the
river was full of meu swimming, trying
to escape being scalded. They wero
finally picked up and brought to the
Texas. The launch is one of the uew
A ilia ini.
On account of brokeu bizob and lots,
we have p.it the knife into prices, und
if you want a bint don't miss this
chance. You oan save uearly oue lialf
by ourehusiog at ouco. We menu busi?
ness. Levy .v Jacobs, 'J00 High streot.
Tho niauy friends of Mr. Andrew J,
Wilkitis, sou of Ldward and Rebecca
Wilkius.of this city,will regret to learu
of his death, which occurred iu tho
hospital at VYiliiamsbutg. after an
illness of tune years, aged 60 years,
?3.50 I or at.SO.
We have about 250 Boys' Huits,
ranging in bi/o from l> fn 14, that we're
closing nut at $l.f>U. worth more thnu
twice the money. Broslauer .t- An?
thony. Il l High htreot.
- What's ibe good of anything? Noth?
ing?unless it is an urubrolla tbia
weather. Ibe host aro sold at ?. U.
SVolton .V Co'.-..
Kpeclal >i?i.. <if s<(.i >.
HO do/en of misses' boys' aud cbil
drou's hose, at Oo per pair, regular
price 15c. Tbeao will be sold whilo
they last, but at 9e thev will go fast.
They are extra values at regular price.
A. J. Phillips,
Under Oxford ?Hall, High street,
?Uo to Mawiinill'a lor Unraadus*
Yesterday Happenings Told in a Pleas?
Tbe Norfolk county jail is now ligh l,
ed by electricity.
Tim utty water contiuues to get bet?
tor every day now.
There whs nothing ol iuterost iu the
Mayor's Court yesturiiay,
A uuiuber of people who have bouu
XtS visitniK are roturuiug home.
Dr. M. Danghtuiy is seriously
siok at his bouie ou High street.
The Staboara I beatre will open on
September '.lib with u lull ounipauy.
Tboru will be a pigoou shooting
mutch at Port Norfolk this afternoon.
Tbe Portsmouth team will play iu
Richmond tbe but three days uf this
Mr. II. O, Lumber aud wife hove
gone to Newport News to speud tbreu
Mr. aud Mrs. Baxter, of Petersburg,
are visiting ALU, 1'. Fareukofl's family
on High street.
The excursion to Mathows ooituty
will come oil ou 28th lust., and will uo
doubt bo well attended.
Mr. Adolph Braudt loft yesterday for
the North to purchase fall uud wiutur
goods and to visit his family,
(leu. Siegfried, of tho stroet rail
road, iu iu the city,uud will begin work
ou the stroet railroad iu a fuw days,
Mrs, Edward Williams, of Newport
News, is iu ?ho city visiliug her pa
rents, Mr. uud Mrs. Joseph F, Weaver,
Superintendent West will UlOCl the
School Trustees of Deep ?reek an.I
Butt's Rood to day aud elect teachers,
Mr. Albert Uuskius who was so budly
burt several weeks ugu by a runaway
borso is slid uuable to leave his room.
Dr. Ewald returned yesterday from
tbe White"Sulphur Springs, where ho
tin 1 Dueu attending a meeting uf tbe
A uugro mau named John Walton
?was arresiod yesterday for threatening
to kill a yellow woman- He will bavu
a hearing this moiuiug.
Oapt, Koelin.', ot Norfolk, ('apt.
Gibbs, of tho uourthousu employe!',
und Capt. S. W. Lyous, speut yoster
day down tho river fishing.
There was a lurgo nutubur of utrun
gere iu tho city yesterday, 'ibov came
down on an excursion to Norfolk, and
were over hero Hight soeing.
There Will bo a largo church oxour
siou dowu tho Atlautic aud Danville
railroad iu tho early part of Septem?
ber. It will remain for two days.
'The uiouibore of Chambora Fire
Compauy will moot to murrow night to
sou bow many members of tbecotnpuuy
urc going to Rcothug. Pa,, m i lotober.
The young colored mau who wa
arreated for creating a disiurhauce at
ohtirch Sunday night was dismissed
yeaterdity, the charges not botug bus
The Portsmouth, Now York aud
Vermont Kuigbts Templar will foim
the Fifth Divisiou in the big parudo iu
Huston ou Tuesday next. They will
no doubt make u most excellent bbjw
Tho All Americas did not go to
Fiauklin us was expected ou Monday.
It was ipiito a disuppoiutmeut to the
boys in that town, who hud posted no
I ices all arouud, uud bad -.puto a crowd
Last night about 9 o'clock a loud
scream wai board on tho coruer of
Court and North streets. Several par?
ties who were possiug wont where the
cry came from aud found a lady staud
ing thcru badly frightened, a negro
having attempted to Meal her purse,
hut failed to do so on account of bur
Arrested fur Keeping u lliaorderlv
i i ?litte.
On Monday night a row ocourrcd in
a house on JolVorsou street. 'There was
a general free light yesterday. Otlicer
Tutcm swore out u warruut for Clara
lleuikee and Miuuie Brans, chargiug
them with keeping a disorderly bouse.
A man named \Vm, Hudgins wai also
arrested,charged with being there with
the wc-meu. The . were all thou locked
up in tho BtattOD-house yesterday ufter
uoou. Mayor Davis wiil luterviuw tuem
this moruiug. The woman Clara
iienikou was before Mayor DavD u
short while ago and paid S-'.l for disor?
Work at the yard is growing loss and
less every day aud tho force is beiug
greatly reduced, Ou Monday night
niueteuu sbtptitters were discharged,
last night twenty nhipwrigbts wore dis?
charged. Master Shipwright Wm.
Smith uud bis men returned from Port
The Texas is atir.t'itiug considerable
attention, A luige excursion party
from the western oouuties was over
Saturday will bo pay da v.
t'tvu Itici ?Iva UiHIide.
Yesterday a gentleman on n bicyolo
turned tho corner ol Middle and High
Mroets ?piito fast. In doing so ho col?
lided with a lady on a wheel. Both
wero thrown oft'and fell quite heavy on
tho ground, Fortunately neither one
was hurt, only bruised u little..
ii ii ?iif? Ii? Nliiiddcr
To think of chilli ami fever, but when we
really tune it- supposing us to he so Uufor
tllDute?Olli triune! nil I ruo .i -on? o:
ai.ocks, which usxr a elose analog) to ihosu
pro .neu I hy an eartliq lake. Itoasteil noxt,
we to du<- bed by i erspiration atterward
Truly u delectable eouditioii ol thluRS, ii it
bow easy to romeJy aud how speedily! 'J'ha
certain m?an ? of reln-i 19 II..stutter s Stom?
ach In tern ToKt-tt in well wln r? n alaria
Is prevalent |u 111 most virulent forms, **
?her? it lakes ou a nut. or RUlse, it has
proved 11 el 1 to pon-nia both a renislial an I
preventive ofllcaej 01 th hiebest orJer. -u
Mouth amor feu, 1 nateiuala, Maico and the
1st' mus of Panama, no Iis than thro irIi
out the North American t-outiin ut. Its suc?
cess as a means o. tore t Hing and relieving
mlnsiliatio ili-eiao l.a. been unuara'Inie I
r,c the llilters tor dyspepsia, constipation
bilioiiri au 1 kidney trouble, net vouincsi aud
I. e? I Ion III I ttHKbOri I'.ir l In- 'Nor I ol u
Tanner's Crook, ILinwrsvillo?Mrs
Auuu Fostor, priuoipul; Mr. Lorov U,
Kelly, Lveliu Savago, L 0 Connor, as
Priuooss Auuu Road? Audio L Laud;
Tuuuers' Crook Cross Roads, Nellie
Howe I l'a I'oiut?L Foster.
Lambert's Tonil?11. SUe'.l. priuci
pal; Mrs. Sue Creokutoro. assistaut.
Colored, 11 Villi?, priuoipal; Kate
Asbbury, A V .Moody, Hya Loigli.
Fnucesfl Anne?llelou Poole; Tan
uor'e Creek Cross Knuds, Sutler Camo
Sewell'a Toiut?N S Tucker, princi?
pal: K U Soljer. asHistiiut.
Lambert's Point ?11 W Melviu.
Western Brunch District?white
school: No 1:* It It Jouue, priucipal.
Mrs Holen Jouis, Puuuio T While,
ussiatuuts; No Sullio T. Monis, prin
cipal; Mary B Brook, assistant; No 3.
.1 I. Codd; No 4, Nora T. Peak; No .*>,
era F tit an wood; No 0, Mrs L H
Shaw, piiucipul; ISotlio Wright, as
blatant. No 7, A .1 Itutter. priucipal a
West Norfolk; Miss Lillie Wlntoheud.
assistant; No 8, Mrs M V Pollard; No
.1, \ el e Bass; No 10, Miss Nellie
Schaler, at Cottage Place.
No 1 Coo II Walker, principal; Miss
Keeling, assistant. No - A .1 .1 Sykes,
priucipal; Mary Washington, assistant.
Noll F .1 NVilliams.pl in.- pil;v" Jobusoo,
ue-ustuot. No 1 W S Llhuriilgo,princi?
pal; lleborab Rood, imsistaut. No ?'?
Solouiuu L Moore, principal; M F
Martin, assistant. Nor, Do Jayoox,
No 7 W B Wuitoilold. No 8 Amelia J
MEXICO'S TRAFFIC BOOM.
Tho ltrpublic ICntoriue L'pon a lt.-uiarkiv
blo Kru of Construction.
A published review of the recent rail?
way projects und now concessions says
that the country is entering upou on
active era of railway construction simi?
lar to that which begau N years ago,
when Mexico was exceedingly prosper
Tho Mexican Cential will build a
direct lino to Tampico, giving tho City
of Mexico a abort line to tho host gulf
ports. Collis P. Huntington lias
planned to build his line to Mnzatlau
by a route further north than ho first
contemplated, und the government bus
assurances frotu him that ho means bus
Hani peon will push his Cueruavaca
road down to that tropical city, and ex?
pects to got there iu eight months.
Dahin Sanchez- telegraphs from London
that In- has assurances of obtaining the
capital needed to extend thelnteroceanio
road to Acapuloo.
Another Important hue is nuuonuoed
from the Tehuantopuo road to a point
on the San Juuu river, in the stele of
Vera Ch-u*. whence tho river is naviga?
The deportment of communications
is full of business und tho authorities
say that, nil the new railway projects
are iu the hands of ruspitfuible capital?
ists and will be?roalizod.
The government is also giving great
attention to plans for Inland waterway;.,
especially canals. A project for u Very
extensive canal ou the west coast will
bo made public iu a few days,
Wait's Industrial railway continues
to attract attoution, and will solve sov
oral iutoroHtitig jinotdoins. Street ear
lines arp bring pushed forward, and
when electric power is made feasible
there \\jill bfl a broud Held for their
Qapratiou.?New York Journal.
Tbo Novel Industry That IIa? Its Ui<?d
qunrteri at .iHikvoriTille, riu.
Florida has a new and remarkable [
industry, tho artificial propagation of
alligators. I ? : supplying tbo trade in
Florida curiosities thero is a largo tie
maud for young reptiles of this kind.
In Jacksonville, which is the center uf
tho traffic, from 8,00o to 10,000 alli?
gators are sohl to tourists annually?
nearly all i f them baby ouch. Tho
latter are collected by professional
hunters, who receive for theni from
to $35 a hundred. Some of tliom are
disposed of alivaat retail, but many aro
stuffed. An infant alligator stuffed is
worth 25 cents more than u live one. ;
Baurians o to Li feet long fetch $13 '
Tho difficulty of securing young alii
gators in suffii tent numbers has led to
tho establishment of this saraugc busi?
ness. To find the nests of these reptiles
is comparativi ly easy, and tho eggs are
shipped in bulk by tho hunters to
Jacksonville. Iu that city tbore are 12
dealers in alligators, the bent known of
them being a man who has earned tho
I sobriquet i t' Alligator Davis.?Now
t'b iiiiplona of Indiana.
Qoorgo Wray of Hnmblen township.
Brown oouuty, Ind., was 00 years old
May ? last Ho has beeu married three
times, his last wife boiug il"' years of
age. By his first wife be bad six chil?
dren, by liir- second two and two by tho
lust, tho youngest child being less than
two years ol ago. He will enter tho con?
test for the first prize offered for tho
oldest, man with the yotiugosl bubo at
the Brown tVuinty Old Settlers' moot?
ing in Soptetnbor. Ho is thought to be
tho oldest in.in now living in Brown
county. William P. Ashley, his nearest
neighbor, aged 74 years, bus been mar?
ried three times and is tho father of U'J
children. Re will cuter the contest for
being tho father of the greatest num?
ber of children.?St. Louis Ropublio.
Ono hundred rolls new matting ro
oeivod to day, Neut, handsoiuo patterns
very cheap. Call to see it. Carpets'
rugs, oil cloth, etc., at .1. S. Crawford's
A WONDERFUL INCREASE.
What tlio Record Show* Cont-ernltijc Wuia
eu In "Llfo'i Activities."
"Onoof Ihoiuoal interestingbrnuchcfl
of my work,'' said a prominent officer of
tho American Sociological society, "Ih
keeping 11 record <>f women'siuduatriea
I begun it iu 18UK, when it wus n moro
infant. Today it bus grown ho great,
that it is almost tuo vast a subject for
one person to bundle.
"Take, for example, tho single brauch
of the professions, lu 18(18 we estimat?
ed that tlicro wert? so,000 women en?
gaged in the various cullings under that
bend, of whotu moro tiuiti nine teutlis
were teachers. Today thcronro 400,000
aud upward, a growth of over 600 per
cent in lees than 30 years. In 1808 there
wore about 260,000 mule professionals,
so that the ratio was u little less than
II third. Today, despite tho enormous
growth of the country, it is about a
"Moro iiuportnnl still, the rate of iu
creoso on the womun's side is about ia
percent per annum, uud 011 the man's
Hide about (i. It' the pusl ratio remains
unchanged, in the your 1900 Ihcro will
bo 1,060,000 professional women and
1,030,000 professional men. But the
ratio itself ischuugiug 111 woman's fa
vor, ami at tho present rate of change
I90?, only ten years lieuco, will see the
two sexes unmericully equal iu the pro?
"In 1808 there worn uowouieu archi?
tects ; today tlicro uro nearly 100. There
wore about !l?O artists, teachers of ail
und orl designers; today there arc ovci
14,000, as uiany if not more than there
uro of nu n. Women physicians in 87
years huvo sprung from 480 to 7,000,
clergymen from do to 2,800, nuthnrs
and UOWspaper women from 160 t" 10.
000. musicians, composers and lust 111
1iK%11tn.l1.-tr.. vocalists and music teachers
from 6,000 to 60,000.
"Tho lawyers have grown from :i to
nearly 1,000, the dentists from 16 to
1,800, thotoauhors have pussed tho000,
0oo mark, the stage claims an nmiy of
15,000 in actresses, coryphees, ballet
giils, chorus girls, danscuscs and vuutle
ville nrtists. When it conies toother
e.illings. the figures uro equally wou
derfnl. There wen- ft stenographers and
typewriters iu inns; there ore over 40,
o0o now. There were 7,000 women em
ployed a- bookkeepers, accountants,
clerks and copyists, while now there are
Hio.ooo There were 2,600 snleswomcn,
while uow there are over 00,000. "
Living; Pictures Indeed.
Tho living picture idea has been clev?
erly utilized by a handy young husband
in tins city, who ban produced an odd
effect by using the frame >.f a picture to
luolose a tank of water containing gold
fish. Ho in iv plumber, with a handy
faculty of working out clever conceits
fondness for nqurtriau life, mid has made
many little aquarin for his own uso and
lot that of Ids friends.
The other day he made a tunk about
ti inches long and -1 inches deep, which
he placed in a frnui? 1 ; Hiebes long and 8
wid>-. Into the tank he put some gold?
fish and small turtles, and covered the
top of the tank with glass. Then he ar?
ranged the tank Hi 1 that the glass top
filled up tllO exact space of the frame.
He hung it on the wall ut night, und
wan surprised at the effect made by tho
gaslight. Ho called in his friends, und
they enjoyed tho spectacle for several
hours.?New York Journal.
sl.r Wn* Nut Taught How.
"I'm about to bo married," writes it
girl to this office, "and instead of re?
ceiving congratulations I nmawnro that
1 need u defense and take this means of
making it. I am 27 years old?old
enough to know better and do bettor,
but I have no choice. Tho man is n
widower with one child. Ho liked his
first wife better thsn ho does mo. I
liked n man years ago better than I like
him, so we arc quits ou that. Ho wants
a housekeeper; I want a home. I was
brought up to sing a little and play a
little, but have no trade. My parents
Will be glad to SCO uie settled. I would
bo happier earning f? or $0 a week and
taking oaro of myself, but I Was not
"There uro thousands nf Women ill
my position. Every man who brings up
his daughters without starting them
with the means of earning a livelihood
is responsible for just such a mistake as
1 shall luuko next month."?Atchison
II,.v. to Kc?ii Iluttouc ou Miocj.
A good way to prevenl buttons from
coming off boots is to moke a hole in the
bather large enough for the eye. of each
button, thin take 11 sound shoestring
and pass it through every button, fasten?
ing the string ut each end.
11..it to Haver ncef Tea.
A teaspoonf nl of whisky added to beef
tea when intended for uu invalid uddd
greatly to its Huvor.
IM? I* I S u ?? I IT II A l?V ?: III 1 * i: .11 KNTM
THE BESTH?RBNT BT PORT HOBFOLl,
1D l'OUIIOCtioU v.ltli Iii?
in lupplieil wltli Fish, Hurt Orabl and all
l>eliea< i?k obUlunble. The pavillion i* uu u
at ill tinea to pienio parties, hates reuaou
abte iiUil service nrut-eluss, l avilli m epuli
10 Iii? public for ilauchig Mondays. W eil no*
days ami Krii hth. <>n Mouiluys, XY'adiius
?'aye mi l Krldaya liereu(to cni-s will inako
halt liour tnpi to r<u i Nor ulk from il tu 0
p m, .no Kitor II o'clock l.rlv ir ps > mil
11 10, ihn Ihm bar leuviut; Port .\orfolk Iii
ibut hour. Acooiui.lutiim, loi twenty
u'io-lMior the auiiinier. Kor mio< au I par*
licnlurs address m .1 Ml I.VKV,
|]).niUKGM IDA! Wt ARk VttGIVING DAILY
Fine Maryland Peaches,
F? E A Rt S A IM O A. F? f=? l_ El S.
THE E. V. UKOOKB CO.
Ilouao uud lot ou Cooke street, lark Vlow,
lot .uxiou hotiHi! two years obl. H room*
i Htitrv. city w.ttor. nue closets, boat ami
back poretu-e. Price et,H?0. l'art oaali
lial.nue on timo.
JOHN 1, WAT ON.
Pino Bardina.?, packed In Hpjeo . Oo | er
euui flno Srar?tuee. pa'Ao I in l?mntu saute,
i' par on,, ihie C'aiiue i Salmon, nie per can.
"in MI teil Toa for i.lo la a o .u v. fry it,
Von ?iii i.u Hurpriaoil. i au um- buubaarn
1 lour il von liko uuo i Uro ml
?. w. iiumilN? a t;o.,
Wi Crawrord atroot,
?mino io im i lies ?i 2is nun i
MlKnoa' Iteoforx ..t frl 00. A nice liuo ??! In
laut?' l.om: Cloaks, blue a ,1 White Duck,
Wort , Ii 0, Ruhig ?t 7r per yui . .Iiint io
ceiveil h Mavj lllue luiek, moIIiok ?t Ho.
\ lew ol tlioto large Voi,|ii to Itll'ts hi VI,
worth t!l. QUO. ?. IlliLh, Agent.
A PERMANENT CURE
olluc-utoal ohitinaie cases uiiaraulced lu Iroui 3
iocs tiiij-, uootliur treatment ri'oulri'il atitlwltti
out Hu, nuus?Hthn reaulti ul dOMita with Cabubi
Copattia or Mandat Wood, .i 1 Kltlli. A CO., (auo
iiiMurn. Brou), fharuiaolvo,l'arla, Aiall .trug
S rORIES OF THE DAY.
llii Wal Nut Too Sleepy to Uuat Uta Kall
"What stalion wan that?" demanded
the pasaougor in lliu roar neat, suddenly
ronsing himself, straightening up und
projecting bis voice through tbo dimly
The conductor, who was coming down
the aisle, stopped and held his lantern
close to the speaker's face.
"I; was Drngdou," ho replied.
"Ain't you the man thnt wanted to get
off at Sniallville? :
"I am," rejoined the passenger. "I
asked you to wake me up when wo goi
there, and you said you would."
"1 did wake you up. "
"<>h, you did, did you? How far
have we gone past Stuallville?"
"Fifty five miles."
"Ami you waked me up? Strange I
didn't know anything about it!"
"I shi.ok you, called out (ho name of
tho station, anil you said. 'All right'
and reached for your hat. I supposed
you were wide awake. Sovural passen?
gers got off there, und I took it for
granted you worn one of them. "
"Well, I wasn't. I'm pretty hard to
wake up. You ought to have been sure
about it. I hud friends waiting for mo
at tho station. It'll make uu awful
muss. I wouldn't have had this happen
for $1,000. "
"Yoncnu telegraph them, can't you'.'"
"I suppose I can. What's tho uexl
"Dues tho next train buck stop
"Well, you givo mo a note to tho
conductor, can't you, telling him to
pass um buck to Sniallville? It's us lit?
tlo us you can do. It wasu't my fault
thai I got carried past. "
The conductor scribbled a few lines
on apiece of paper ami handed it to him.
" Wo re coining to Fluxwood now,"
he said, looking at him sharply. "Are
you sure you're uwako?"
"I'll get off here anyhow,'' responded
tho passenger, grabbing his vuhso and
starting for the door, "whether I'm
uwuke i ir not. "
As tho traiu pulled out of Flaxwood
tho brakoman standing on the rear plat?
form of the lost couch heard a voico
culling out m the darkness:
"Hello, old fellow ! I was afraid you
wouldn't be here to meet me. I came
all tho way on a 50 cent ticket. There's
uioro than one way to l ent a railroad,
The Artful Alaatian.
The simple people of Alsaco, who re?
tain in their hearts a strong lovo for
France at tho sumo timo that they uro
desirous nut to offend their German
rulers too much, have a hard timo of it
when they are brought to the ballot box
to v..le for representatives iu tho Gei?
In oncoleotion, in a certain Alsatian
district, tbo two candidates were Kabln,
uu Alsatiau of Frenco sympathies,'who
hud protested against tho annexation
after tho war of 1S70, and a German.
()n election day a peasant came to tho
polling place, which was presided over
by a Gorman official. Tho peasant had
in one hand a ticket on which was
printed tho uumo of Kablo, and iu tho
other a ticket bearing tho uumo of tho
Bells gg Lamps.
? IjAMQE btook.
ahe btillon top at ?s:-.
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22U IUkU atrass.
".Mem Iicit, " lie sum to tue u er man
election officer, "will yon tell me which
of Iheso tickets in the better one"'"
Tho officer looked at thorn.
"Why, ihi.s is much preferable," said
he, Indicating tho German's ticket.
"Ah, thiuik you," answered tho peas
nut. "I will keep it next uiyhoart."
He folded ii carefully und put it in
his inside cost pooket.
"As for this ether, ihon," said he,
with im air of putting it away from
him as uu unworthy thing, "I will
leave it hero. "
And he put tho Kable tioket tu tho
ballot bo*.?Spare Monronts.
k r. i UM 1?tt.iyni vti.
The new woman, who hin? been hav?
ing thing* very much her own way iu
"bikes,"bloomers and equestrian meth?
ods lately, has oucouutered a stumbling
block of more thau ordinary dimensions
in the opposition of that povvorful body,
tlii' Methodist church, to hor admission
us a delegato at its conferences. While
western sentiment strongly favors tho
proposition to render women eligible as
lay delegates, eastern sentiment as
strongly disapproves it?Now York
(low Would u limber'. Pols d??
Tho New Yorll nldermeu have
adopted a Hag of their owu with a star
for each member of tho board. The
next thing Is to find u ting pole from
which to fly it. There is no national,j
state, county or municipal building1
over which it can legitimately float at
present. ?Boston Herald.
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less expenditure, by more promptly
adapting the world's best products to
the needs of physical being, will attest
the value to health of the pure liquid
laxative principles embraced in the
remedy, Syrup of Figs,
i Its excellence is due to its presenting
in the form most acceptable nnd pleas?
ant to the taste, the refreshing and truly
beneficial properties of a perfect lax?
ative j effectually cleansing the system,
dispelling colds,' headaches and fevers
and permanently curing constipation.
It has given satisfaction to millions and
met with the approval of the medical
profession, because it nebs on the' Kid?
neys, Liver and Bowels without weak?
ening tlipin and it is perfectly free from
every objectionable substance.
Syrup of Figs is for sale by all drug?
gist's in 50c iind$l bottles, but it is man?
ufactured bv the California Fig Syrup
Co. onlv, whose name is printed on every
package, also the name, Syrup of Figi
and being well informed, you will bh
accept any substitute if offered.