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On January the First Are Fourteen Engineers
Employed on the Southern Road.
The Concert or Portsmouth Division?
3Enlvcy'U tljsler Roast?An Old
Colored Woiusiii'iii FnitM'nl?Uood
Advice to Hcrchnnts-Dr. Carter
and Presiding Eldor Auiiss.
Constable Hiploy bus an extremely ill
The Hustings Court has adjourned for
the term.
There will be no meetings of any kind
this week.
Quite a large party left Sunday night
for Atlanta. ,
The bull at Hotel Vernon to-morrow
will be well attended.
Rev. Mr. Edwarde is suffering with
a had sore throat and hoarseness.
Mr. Will Parker will move In his now
house at Prentls Place this week.
QrlnijBp' "Battery was) present lost
ni?ht at the Pythian fair and louk sup?
Mr. and Mrs. Sam W. Hodges have
returned from a pleasant visit to At?
lanta and Augusta, On.
Hon. C. T. Bland will leave for Rich?
mond on Monday next. The Legisla?
ture convenes on the 4th.
If the weather Is pleasant on Thanks
glvlng Day the attendance at the bicy?
cle races will be unite large.
A negro woman named Minerva
W'oodly was arrested last night for dis?
orderly conduct on the street.
Work in the navy-yard and at the
Seaboard Air Bine shops will be sus?
pended on Thanksgiving Bay.
The W. T. C. U. will meet this after?
noon at :t o'clock at the Union Chris?
tinn Mission, "0r> County street.
The ladies of the Cavalry Church will
have an oyster supper at West's Hall,
In Scottsvlllc, on Thanksgiving night.
Mr. W. S. l.anghorne. of this city,
has been elected president of the Phar?
maceutical Association of the two ci?
The Virginian acknowledges the re?
ceipt of an invitation to attend the
Thanksgiving ball at Port Norfolk to?
morrow night.
.Mr. Thomas Knott, clerk for the su?
perintendent .if car building, accom?
panied by his son. Fletcher, left for At?
lanta lust night.
Alulvey will have an old time oyster
roast Thanksgiving Buy and at night.
Those who want to spend a pleasant
day would do well to he on hand.
The funeral of old Aunt Holland, one
of the oldest colored women In the city,
tuok place Sunday afternoon from Kb
iieezer Baptist Church. It was very
largely attended.
Dr. George Peed, who came home
about ten days ago to attend his fath?
er's funeral, returned lu Baltimore last
night, and will resume practice at Johns'
Hopkins University.
The second entertainment of the V. M.
C. A. Star Course will lie given to-night
l<( Kirn Hall. Miss Minnie Short, nri
?Pento: 1st ot* >o:ne notorli ty, \yllI be the
principal attraction.
The work of laying the electric road
will he commenced pretty lively before
the week ends. A large force will be
put to work us soon as possible and it
will he shoved ahead.
The Building Committee and all others
of the South Street Baptist Church are
eagerly at work getting the finishing
touches on -j,. that It can be dedicated
on the 8th of Decentber.
The negro Dinkey Cook, who Is a
fugitive from Justice in Norfolk, was
arrested In this city Saturday night
nnd wr.s on yesterday turned over to
the Norfolk authorities.
The game of football between the
Norfolk and Portsmouth teams yes?
terday was won by the Norfolk team
by a score of 6 to 0. Quite a large
crowd witnessed the game.
Attention is called to the ad. of Levy
& Jacobs, In which they offer suits at
reduced figures. They say their stock
must go. and in order to get rid of it
a general cut has been made. Cali
and see them.
Our merchants should now begin to
advertise and let the people know where
to purchase Christmas presents with?
out leaving the city. Tin? Virginian is
universally read by every one.
The Virginian acknowledges the re?
ceipt of an invitation to attend the first
annual ball of the Portsmouth Plasure
Club, which will be given on Wednes?
day in Hotel Portsmouth dancing room.
There are a number of little sinak
thieves going around dully stealing
anything they can get their hands on.
Yesterday some of them scooped seve?
ral pieces of mdt from doors on Wash?
ington street.
Win. Smith and Henry Boyd, the two
negroes who attempted to steal n suit
of clothes {from the Acme Clothing
store Saturday night, were sent to jali
by Mayor Davis. Smith got thirty and
Boyd fifteen days.
The street force was engaged yester?
day In cutting down the h'lls and shell?
ing County street, which was badly
needed. They should he put to work
on all the rock streets and scrape the
mud nnd dirt off ol them.
A log train on the Norfolk and Caro?
lina railroad Jumped the truck at the
Port Norfolk switch Saturday after?
noon, which caused the afternoon 'nail
train to have to lay over for nearly
three hours before it could go out.
Fourteen engineers on the Richmond
division of (lie Southern road have been
notified that they will be sent to Ports?
mouth on January 1st. '!>6, to operate on
this end of the Hue. This load will no
doubt bring quite n number of people
to our city.
The Atlantic nnd Danville railroad
wdll move their last effects from Ports?
mouth to Lawrenccville this -week. A
well-known young mini In the city has
been offered the position of boss black?
smith. He is hesitating nbout accept?
ing the position.
Rev. Dr. Carter preached his fnre
well sermon at the Park View Metho?
dist Church Sunday night loan Immense
crowd. He also delivered an earnest
address nt the Y. M. C. A, Sunday af?
ternoon. It was said to have been one
of his Lost efforts.
Rev. Mr. Amiss prenchnd ut the F,f
flngliam Street M. P. Church Sunday
night and took for his subject, "How to
Recelvf New Pastors," As they will
have one next Sunday the advice will,
no doubt, have Its effect and may re?
sult In much good.
The concert under the auspices of the
Portsmouth Division, U. R., K. of P., at
Kirn Hull, Wednesday night promises
to be a most excellent affair. Quite u
number of tickets are being- sold. All
who can should go and help the boys
in this their first efTort to raise some
A Yonthfnl Tliler mulshed.
Saturday afternoon a negro boy about
twelve years of age went Into Mr.
Hundley's back yard, which Is in the
rear of his bar-room on Green street,
and picked up a beer-pump, and started
off with it. He was caught and the
pump was taken from him. The parties
scarcely knew what to do with him on
account of his age, but after consid?
ering the matter they concluded to
lay him across a barrel and paddle him
? The resolution was put Into effect,
and a good flogging was administered.
The boy screamed. &c., but the parties
did not let up until they thought
that he was sufficiently punished. It
Will be a lesson for him that he will
never forget.
Mealing From the Cemetery.
Numerous complaints are made
about persons who go to the cemeteries
and steal llowers and plants off graves
after they are deposited there by lov?
ing hands. On Saturday a lady carried
some beautiful ami costly llowers out
to Cedar Grove Cemetery and placed
them on a grave. Scarcely had her
footprints gotten cold before some one
stole them all and called them ofr.
Such conduct as this is deserving of
the severest punishment if the parlies
are caught. It Is disheartening and ex?
pensive to those who desire to remem?
ber their friends to be treated In such
:l inancr. Suspicion points to certain
parties, who had better be on the look?
out, else they will get themselves Into
A Excellent Rntertiilumcut.
Wo again call attention to the excel?
lent entertainment to be presented at
Kirn Mall to-morrow evening by Ports?
mouth Division No. 16, U. lt. K. P. In
our Sunday's issue we mentioned the
names of only a few of those who will
participate. To-day we mention a few
Others: Miss Gasklhs will render a pi?
ano side. Miss Hurt will render a
vocal solo, her Brat In this city. In ud
dltloil to recitations. She will be ac?
companied by Miss Susie Quurles
Hundley, teacher of instrumental music
at the Ryland Institut?. S_e adver?
tisement in another column.
Appointed Freight Agent at At'nntn
Mr. S. O. Bruerfeid, ot the auditor's
office of the Seaboard Air I.Im? In this
city, has been appointed freight agent
in Atlanta. Ga.. and left yesterday, lie
will assume the duties of his ofllce Im?
mediately upon his arrival in that city.
Tlie new appointee is a Ballimoroan
by birth ami has been in the employ of
the Seaboard Air Line for about live
lie has been a resident of this city
since the auditing departments of the
Seaboard Air Line were consolidated
in is1.':: into a general auditing depart?
ment, with headquarters here.
Viren! Port XorlolU.
Last night a hay stack belonging to
Mr. Mr.: in. at Port Norfolk, was set
on tire ami was burned to the ground.
Soon afterwards a stack belonging to
Mr. J. S. [lodgers, a short distance off.
was also set on lire. The people in
this locality are becoming alarmed.
ThieVi s also stole a number of chick?
ens. Mr. .1. M. Mulvcy, proprietor of
limed Veraon; lost thirty-live. A num?
ber of others were treated likewise.
Married In Florida.
From private Information The Vir?
ginian learned yesterday that Mr. Wal?
ter A. Creekmoro, of Norfolk, and Miss
Fiances Simms, of Cartersvllle, Fla.,
were united In marriage on Saturday,
the 23d Instuat.
The ceremony was performed by the
Rev. C. O. Ward, of Kentucky.
Mr. Creekmoro Is well known In both
Portsmouth and Norfolk, and has many
friends here.
election of Officers.
At a meeting of the Efflnghnm
Street Sunday school Sunday the fol?
lowing officers were elected: Joseph T.
Owens, superintendent; Colder II. Her?
bert, assistant superintendent: J. A.
I>a\is. secretary; ('. O. Grimes, assis?
tant secretary; 10. W. Owens, treasurer;
Eugene Grimes, librarian: Eugene
Brinkley, assistant librarian'; It. K.
Clay, musical director; Miss Ruby Har?
dy, organist.
VCHterrtny .Moruinir at HntmrillPK, tVc
Kcgnn our A initial llootii-Miili lug
Sale lor Onist inns, anil Will
tfncrllieo (lie Itnlunee of
tills Week the follow*
lug GOOtls, Don't
Jlls* the Sale.
line thousaiul yards of dyed and
printed cambrics, every yard war?
ranted fast colors, at 9%c. a yard,
wotli 12%C, full yard wide.
All 25c. dress goods at HV&C. a yard.
Tun yards llf'.je. sateens at S-'Vic a yard.
f.OO yards I2V.C. outing cloths at 894c.
a yard.
All 40c. dress goods at 22V?c. a yard.
All fl.nO white spriiids at !?Sc\ each.
All L'.-ic. draperies at Ho. a yard.
One lot -Irtc. table linen, at 29c. a yard.
One lot dollar kid gloves at 70c. per
One lot crash toweling at 3"4c, worth
One lot napkins at 4c. each, worth Sc.
All 76c, white spreads at 50c. ench.
One lot $2 white blankets at OSc. per
One lot 7fpC. fancy silks at T.Oc. a vard.
One lot 12',.jc. plaids, double width
dress goods, nt 8%c. .a yard.
One lot 60c. turkey red table linens at
IlCc. a yard.
Tliis stock must he sold this week to
make room for Christmas goods and
these prices are for cash only. Hntn
mili's, 320 High street.
Fifty degrees warmer on inside than
on outside of our $1 All-Wool Shirts,
worth $1.60.
Hatters and Men's Furnishers.
Our Prices for Nulls nml Ovrrroiitv
Are Cheaper by 8'J.OO Tliun Any
Other SI ore in (lie Two
Yon can save that amount by buying
a Suit or Overcoat of us. M. Roscn
baum, 11C and 1SS High street.
Children Cry for
iriio Baptist Knnduy (school Akko
The regular monthly meeting of the
Baptist Sunday School Association of
Portsmouth, Norfolk and Berkley wits
held Sunday afternoon at tilt! Court
Street Baptist Church;
The president, Mr. L. B. Aller, was
In the chair, and Mr. Arthur L'rov. n,
secretary. After the usual devotional
exercises the reports of the vnrlousSun
day schools were rend and received No
report was received from Park Avenue
Sunday School.
A collection was then taken up.wblch
netted $2.62:
Rev. YV. P. Watson, of Spurgcoh Me?
morial Church, Brmnblcton Ward. Nor?
folk, who was to have delivered an
address, was absent, and the associa?
tion was addressed by Mr. W. XtcK.
Wood house, of Princess Anne county
The Rev. G. S. Kennard also spoke.
On motion a committee of live were
appointed to look Into the advisability
of dividing the association. Dr. A. KS.
Owen suggested a plan of procudurt
which contemplates the withdrawal of
Portsmouth schools and the formation
of no Independent association among
the Sunday schools of Bits city.
Rev. W. S. I.eake. of Grace Baptist
Church. Norfolk, was. requested to ad?
dress the association at its next meet?
ing, which Will be held at Spurt* Ml
Memorial Church the fourth Sunday In
"December tit 3 p. m.
The Rev. J. W. Mitchell pronounced
the benediction, utter which the asso?
ciation adjourned.
"Ucthotlisf Sunday Keim?l Associa?
I The regular monthly session of the
Methodist Sunday School Association
met Sunday In Monumental Church at
"t:.-?) o'clock, and was called to order bv
President E. V. White. After the sing?
ing of a hymn the Rev. J. H, Amiss
offered prayer, und after another hymn
was sung the minutes of the last meet?
ing were read and approved. Following
the minutes the monthly reports were
read. Wright Memorial for coulrlbu
tlnos. Central for attendance, and Kf
flnghum for punctuality, wer.' announc?
ed as the banner schools. Several reel
lations were given by children of the
Sunday schools.
Under the head of new business the
following resolutions. Adopted by the
Portsmouth fMsdrlct Conference last
July, were, Indorsed, adopted and rec?
ommended to the schools of the asso?
ciation for practlci :
'?Resolved. That our Sunday school:;
use the Bibb- in class work.
"Resolved, That we earnestly re?
commend the holding of weekly teach?
ers' meetings for the study of the Sun?
day school lesson."
The Rey, Mr. Bcauchump. former
pastor of Trinity M. 13. Chtir h In Nor?
folk, addressed the association on the
best methods of effecting church work.
His remarks were addresser particular?
ly to the teachers and otllcers of the
Sunday schools. The benediction wna
pronounced by the Rev. \V. H. Ed
wards, und the association then ad?
journed to meet in Central Church on
the fourth Sunday tri December;
A fine I.I very.
In another column Mr. W. J. Davis,
the well known liveryman, calls espe?
cial attention of the Norfolk as well us
the Portsmouth people to his elegant
and handsome line of carriages, &c,
which he is furnishing to the people of
either city at extremely low figures.
Me claims that he has tin- handsomest
carriages in the State. :tnd a look
through his stables, which there are
none better to be found anywhere, and
you will be convinced that what he
says is true. Besides this his prices are
as cheap for Norfolk as those that are
furnished over there of Inferior quali?
ty, die is furnishing a number Of
carriages for weddings. .Vre., every day
in both cities. His ?Irlvers are all In
livery costume, and are polite and ac?
commodating. When In need of any?
thing in his line send postal or call up
by 'phone.
Norlolli County Court.
Judge Portlock Issued an order ap?
pointing 11. W. West, David KS. Sykes
and L N. Hull commissioners to con?
demn lands needed by the Norfolk and
Camden railroad.
Bills of exception were filed in the
case of Lycurgus Klllott, convicted on
Saturday of violation of the oyster laws.
and the accused was balled in the sum
of $500, with W; <". Corbell surety, for
his appearance at the December term.
J. C. Sykes was granted a license to
I conduct n. bar-room at corner of South
nnd Pino streets.
When Ttahy was sick, wo gnvo hei Castorla.
When she was a Child, slio cried for Cos: orla,
UTnen she bcc.itno Mi is, she clung to Castorla,
When sbe bad Children, che gavoltieui Castorla
A tiold Dollar Tor Highly t ents.
We cannot offer you. but we can give
you equal values by sidling a good suit
for $7, worth $9, and others at greatly
reduced prices. Stock must go. Re?
member we mean business.
\c? Announcement.
Commencing Monday morning
promptly ot 9 o'clock, out cut-price
10 pieces, yard-wide, fancy Persian
serges, all cotton, former price 12%;
cut price. S 1-It.
10 pieces pretty, fancy plaids, double
width, former price 12%; new 10o.
5 pieces. -tU-inch. all-wool, black serge.
Rock-bottom price everywhere, &0c; our
price, 4fic.
Z'i pairs extra large blankets, regular
price. $4; our cut price, $2.69,
Will sell you cloth, fur nnd plush
capos at your own figures. If you want
a fine tailor-made suit of clothes we can
furnish you one at $15; one at $10: one at
They are great values. Give us a
call; we want your trade.
Under Oxford Hall.
A big reduction on carpets, refrigera?
tors, canopies, and oil cloth for the next
thirty days. Buy now and save money,
at J. S. Crawford's.
Pitcher'c OastorEaa
Yes, and you
n gcrman or (lie lh\
)ilcc one, too, especially If you want to attend a wedding,
CUT AND tti- Ml 1)1)1,10 ST ft 13 KT, PORTSMOUTH.
Phone 923,
, Is the very man you want to sec. Ills attendants are polite and obllRlnp, and
All the elite of Norfolk send him their ordors.iiceuuao his turnouts are the most
fashionable or any in tlie two eitles. If you are not a customer become one and
get the bi'tielil of his sun >rlor service. He does not eharg-' you nnv moru than
the Norfolk liverymen, and ran please von a great deal belter. Try him.
F?R 'HKNT.-A New Home. No. 408
Glasgow street; with ?ins. Hot und
Cold Water. Piived Yard! and all |
ih??ern Improvements. Address, "X "
tills oillee. Reut. $14. no24-tf.
17* p 1^ K15IV1A .
no^l-U 113 lllgh street. Portsmouth, Va.
onire of the Cljy Clerk,
Council Cli?mlier,
Portsmouth, Vu.. Nov. 12, IS9.V
Tin' City of Portsmouth, Vit., ?fters i?r
MONDS, piyiblctu thirty years und bear-1
liiB Interest nt the wite oi ;'? per cent. |>or
iiiiniim, p.iyablu scmi-uniiu?lly in March
and September.
The bonds uro In denominations of *r.iw>
lire exempt from city (axes, anil can ho.
registered, principal umi inters!, or prin?
cipal only, at the option of lltu holilei
aeulcd proposals addressed lo
THOMPSON, Jr., City Clerk, will be re-1
ClVcd until ll o'clock p. in. FRIDAY, No?
vember 2?, if.Mi, for the puri base <>r these
Bonds, the city reserving Hie right lo r.
Jeel all or any of '.ho bios.
Communication* other than proposals
should be uddressed to
c. s. siiionwooD,
Chairman Finance Committee.
REV. Daniel F. Warren. D.D.,
Rector Holy Trinity Church,
Jersey City Heights; says:
Dyspepsia Pills
arc unquestionably good. They nrr, in my
opinion, all they claim lo lie, I have tried
thrill mid found in them what I nor led. I
believe lliey will cure Dyspepsia; and that is
mviiii; much for any medicine, I am glad
llicrelore, lo give my testimony.
Ai aiMinccku'. rj Send lo u-.Ym i tree utnple.
DR. J. A. ?EAXU CO.;
Km?-ton, New Vork.
important Knvul News and 4>r?icrs.
Washington, Nov. 2.ri.? L.hjviW-nunt
Coinmander It. H. Buckingham. lT. S.
N., to-day assumed charge as iSaval aid
tlie Secretary of the Navy, succeed?
ing Lieut. Lornrus L. Beamy. He was
until recently in command of the dis?
patch boat Dolphin.
Another addition has been made lb the
long list df naval engineers whose
health has ben by ruined overwork.,
resulting from Inkufiiclcni appropria?
tions. A telegram was received at the
Navy Department to-day from the .Mare
Island Navy-yard announcing the break I
down of Chief Engineer It. II. Solicit,
of the criliser Besinn. The dispatch
slates that this Olllcer had been ci
damned by a medical board and asks|
that an engineer m relieve him be sent.
Engineer Seltch Is considered .me of]
the brightest men c,f the corps and the
department has done its best to keep
him cm the active list, inn ing the past j
year he was relieved from duty on Ihu
CastillC and Alliance on account of hls|
The battle-ship Maine arrived at Port-|
land to-day to receive a sliver service
from the citizens of her name sake
The gunboat Miichias sailed to-day
from Shanghai for Chemulpo.
The Marlon arrived at Panama to?
Simii to the Penitentiary for IS years.
The 'ose of Alex. Tiniberluke.
I Charged with committing a criminal as-j
sauli on a colored gill named Adcllde
Itlddlck. In Huntersvillo In October
last, was tried in the County Court yes-1
in-day. The Jury found III ill guilty and
j sentenced Mm lo eighteen years in the)
penitentiary. The prisoner was repre?
sented by Nccly and Tl.lton; the Com?
monwealth by B. C, Marshall.
The prisoner's counsel made a motion
for a new trial.
DltfiiKc null Dentil.
Force their way into many a household
that might be protected from their In
roads, b>' I he simple precaution of
keeping in the house that benign fam?
ily medicine ami safeguard of health,
Hosteller's Stomach Bitter?. P> ,lcu
larlv when- ther.- are children, id ould
it be kept on hand as a prompt lemedy
for Infantile complaints, in their outset
easily conquerable, but which, of al?
lowed lo engt aft themselves on the deli?
cate ohlldhh organism, are not easily
dislodged, and s|.Illy work grle-ous
mischief. Irregularity of the bowels,
indigestion and biliousness arc ailments
if common occurrence In the house
hold. Children, living in malarious re?
gions, are more liable to be attacked
with chills ami fever (ban adults, and
the ravages >.f that fell disease In their
system are speed!) > and more serious,
lit remote localities,for froth profession
I al aid, it Is especially desirable.
Good nothing fur 1,11 lie Money.
Oh our second trip North we were
fortuna'.e In securing some of the great?
est BA BGA INS ever brought to the
city, consisting of I ?Bfc:SS and STORM
ERS. These goods wo are now offering
to the public at regular WHOLESALE
Ill High street.
D. V. Gasklns, Funeral Director and
Embalmer, 010 Middle street, Ports?
mouth. Va. Residence. 809 Court street
i Children Cry foi l
no i on tiii: i iitsr ?jit.\xi>
Thanksgiving Eve Ball,
iri?'jrisrv "visivercoiv,
NOVEMBER 27. 1895.'
I Del in 11 in; Supper for huly and gentleman.
KI.BCTItIC CA Kit will rim iinlll 2 a. in.
Tickets mi sale at the Hotel.
nu'.M-3l _
" thanksgiving day"
NOVli.MHUlt 28, Commnclng at 2 o'clock.
III.?ycli- rld-rs fron: all over the Stale
will contest.
Sin BLACK. Champion Trick Uhler of
the World, will perform woiukiTud fats,
ADM I SSI ON?35 cents. no2l-su,w, th
kirn hall, portsmouth, va.,
AT s f. M.
For the hen lit of Portsmouth Division
No. 15, f. It. K. I?.
The iirogrnmiriu Is u sulllclenl guarantee
thai this will he Bid event ot the season.
ADMISSION -A,bill i. tiOc.: Children;25c.
Tickets for sub- ul the lollmvlng pines:
\V. I.. Crum.-V* Bookstore. It. tl. Hume &
Bro.'s. Book.itore, vV. N. Whlto's (inn
Stole, Aunn Clotlilnu Store, ami from
members of the division, nu.'l
Star Course!
AssUt-.l by Ml<< I.KNA MAY ED?
MONDS it ltd ITof. K. M. RUOBY, Be
served sens. f.0e. On sale at Y. M. C. A.
rooms, Monday at ;i a. m no22-i,?a,lu
Tito King of Italy manages to exist
on $8,000 dally.
Tlie first shipment of Arizona oranges
d rop of 1895) started eastward for Chi?
cago some days ago.
A dispatch from Constantinople to u
Paris newspaper says that twenty vll-|
Inges northwest of Aleppo have been
burned nnd their inhabitants massa?
The chaplain of the House of Repre?
sentatives receives $900 a year nnd tin re
are ten candidates for the place. Eight
of them are pastors of Washington
"Fighting Bob" Evans, who Is to
command the new battle-ship Indiana,
is said to lie one of, the least showy men
In the Culled States service, but one of
the strongest.
Thirty thousand Spanish troops, un?
der command of Lieutenant General
Peiidn und Murin, Captain General
Campos' newly appointed coadjutors,
have embarked for Cuba In Cadi/..
It Is asserted that McKinley will be
Used as a club to kill jiff Harrison's
chances for the Republican nomination
next year and that he will then lie
dropped for Reeil. says the Brooklyn
tingle. ,
Additions to the long list of victims
at Monte Carlo continue to be made.
Tl.ther day tin- Countess Jomdctt,
member of a well-known noble family,
ami lur sixteen-year-old daughter,
wer found dead in one of the hotels of
the city.
The iirst play produced oh the Ameri?
can Stage was written by Royal Tyler
and played at the John Street Theatre
April 1fi. 1780. It was called "The Con?
trast," and it was also the llrst produc?
tion in which the Yankee dialect and
story-telling was employed.
"That is a funny way la begin an ad?
vertisement." said the physician's wife.
"Dp your own dyeing." "Here, lemmc
sec thai." said her husband, in Home
alarm. "Oil, it only refers to clothes. 1
was afraid It was some scheine for doing
away with our profession."?Prom the
Cincinnati Eritiuirer.
The annual report of Commander V.
10. Chadwick, chief of the Bureau Ol
Ro,ulpmenl of th.- Navy Department,
shows that 98.015 tons of coal were pur?
chased last year for the use of the Navy,
as against 95,330 tons of the preceding
year, at an average cost of (5.35, as
against $0.78 in isai.
The Washington Cost says that Mark
Twain Is having great success in his
lecturing through Australia. He is de?
scribed as having thick, bushy hair,
streaked with gray, a heavy gray mus?
tache, and ey.-r, that twinkle from be?
neath his thick eyebrows like a pair of
merry stars through the boughs of nn
overhanging tree.
A curious engineering foal Is about
completed at Superior. WIs.?the rais?
ing of one of the bin grain warehouses
of the Globe Elevator Company clear ot
i'.s pile foundation and letting it down
upon a foundation built of masonry
six inches higher than it formerly
stood. The work was done by means of
forty-eight live-ton, jackscrews.
Elf I eon hundred sea otter skins were
brought to the traders by Aaska In?
dians this year, according to the es?
timate of a trader just returned from
Seattle. Purs of bears and foxes ag?
gregating many thousand dollars In
value were also brought In. He says
Alaska's wealth in furs is very great
and In many regions is yet practically
untouched. The tract between Conk
Inlet nnd the Yukon, he says, produces
the finest furs in the world, and only
one or two white men have ever been
In there.
{pitcher's Castorla
Cargo StoveJGoul how (lluclianHntj, No?
vember 13th; L . .
Stove, Egg, S^ut und Splint Coul nlv/nys
In stock. ' \ _
Clean font \of best Quality. Try It.
You will Ilka ItV
Phone ?17. 1 2ia anil 210 Queen St.
110i3-i111 (_
$5,000 Ac<\ident insurance.
J2fl A YEAR.
9:l,000, 2iJe n - 8 I.OII a Mouilt.
You need It Spormanontly. Do not
travel without lt. \
yV MONEY- Chen nest Ilms Pictures
mill Frames In the two cltlesT>4 rices
on Underwear lowei tlniu over, hut <fu "
II v lielter; Examine our idankots heioWJ.
buying. We promise to save yo\t money.
Goods shown wiih pleasure.
UEO. H. Itlll.l,, Agent,
noS-lm _ i'i5 {IItfli street.
TO lillV AX
Issues the cheapest niul best. IN?
SURES WOMEN. Contains other. Impor?
tant features not In the Accident Tickets.
Hoc Pity ....... ?ftc
T?il l?ll.VH.Bli.OO
Three Month* ... 83.00 |
nolT-lui llu Crawford street.
Specials for To-day.
Pino Bleudod Tea, 2Ge. |ier |H.und; Eine
I .ay or Pigs, I-'-v. per pound; i.urge Cal?
ifornia Prunes, 7o. per pound: I'M nest Pa?
per Shell Almonds, onlv !Sr. |,cr pound:
Standard Sugar Corn. 7e., or I en IIS for
L'ie. Wo h IVO on h tml U lot 61 I.ulferty'S
Complete Flour, try II, Wo also have
n full lliie or Fruits, Nuis.ltalslns, cit?
ron, <fcc., which WO are. offering at very
low figures
S'i2 fruwfurd street.
FOR BALE?Throe and a half shares
of stock Wist End Mows. Norfolk,
Vm Apply to JOHN it. winder.
Seaboard Air Line oillces, Ports?
mouth, Va. uoC-tf
your Printing, iu."> Crawford street,Star
building, side door, Portsmouth. \'u.
Telephone 1300. nol2-lm
UB.VU seen our hook means ncing way ou
jund the times. Looking over our goods
L0flDfD"Mt'35C. PER BOX
and lots of other bargains.
Gun and Sporting House,
229 HIGH ST.
You will find the largest and beat assort
cd stock of capes and Cloaks to be
found in the Twin Cities.
Elegant Beaver and Kersey Coats, lnt
cst cut, at J1.G0: Astrachan, Boucle, Dia?
gouula, Fr?lich Cloth Coats (beauties)
.u $0 to iW.tn. Blogant Seal Plush
Capes edged with seal or beaver from
5>; GO to $8.75. Electric Seal, Canada Seal,
Wool Seal, Beaver and Astrachan Capes |
at all prices. Beautiful alt wool Dress
Goods at 25c. and up, all grades and
styles In blacks and colors.
You will also find all last season's
Ctoaks on special uule counter, and you
can got some good values very cheap.
229 Hlch street.
No. 1 Split Oak Wood a specialty, both',
new and old. Tho best sheltered Pine'
Wood In tills city at any time, rain or
shine. Also the best grades of Stove and
Nut Coal at lowest prices at H. B. WIL
KINS', 1213 Wushlngton street. Phone
91S. High street ofllcc 209.
Rev. Hr. Georg? H. Ray preached his I
parting sermons ut Clulitnut Street
M'i K. ChPrch Sunday. The church was
filled beyond seating capacity at hoth
services. The I loctor's sermons were
filled with eloquence, lie leaves to-day
for his now Held of labor In I.y ncMiurg,
Vll. Dr. Ray has made many warm
friends during bis short stay In Berk?
ley, who will regret much to sec him
The congregation of the Berkley Ave?
nue Rant 1st Church have reluctantly
accepted the resignation of Rev. II. Ni
Qulscnbcrry. Ucv. Mr. Qiuscnbcrry
will, in all probability, accept a call
out of the State.
There will be a big.fight made In the
town election, which will come off on
December, the 3th. There are two
tickets in the field In the First and
Seconds Wards, namely: The "stralgl
out" Denn:: fats and the "Populist."
In the Third Ward there Is three, the
above two and the "no nothing ticket,"
It i.s inlled. The "stralghtouts" will
have an oyster roust and in all pro
blllty some speaking to-night at Mar?
ket nail.
The llrst Sunday schools were estab?
lished by st. Charles Borromeo, who
has the largest statue ever made erect?
ed to bis memory.
Brings comfort and improvement, nnrt.
tend.-* to personal enjoyment when
rightly used. The ninny, who live bet?
ter than others and enjoy life more, with
le*s expenditure, by moro 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 tho
remedy, Syrup of Figs.
Its excellence is due to its presenting
in the form most acceptable and pleas?
ant to tlio taste, the refreshing and truly
beneficial properties of a perfect lax?
ative ; cfibctiinlly cleansing the system,
dispelling colds, headaches and fevers
and permanently curing constipation.
Il has given satisfaction to millions am!
met with the approval of the medical
profession, because it nets on the Kid?
neys, Liver and Bowels without weak?
ening them and it is perfectly free from
every objeetionnble substance.
Syrup of Figs is for sale by all drug?
gists in 60c and SI bottles, but it is man?
ufactured by the California Fig Syrup
Co. only, whose name is printed on every
package, also the name, Syrup of Figs,
and being well informed, you will not
accept any substitute if vtibxeiL
Sherry ? Wines,
Sherry (Table> Winesv
Full Proof and at moderate
prices. In all size bottles from
% gill to full quarts. Also by
These goods are very old,
specially selected for .their me?
dicinal and family purposes.
Coxe's, Nelson s and also %
We offer a fine CLARET
(California) at 6$ cents per.:.
gallon. A fine California
SHERRY, beautifully trahspar
ent, for Jellies, at only
Samples given for aU eur
Liquors, if requested.
142Main Street/
? Hill Street.
Goods delivered to. all parts ?t the
city, Brambleton, Atlantic City, ete.,
etc. Also in Portsmouth arid 3?rWey,:k^

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