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Lawrence & Welton'sOlc! Stand
AFFAIRS IN GENERAL
Succint Statement of News Events, Strip?
ped ot Much of the Details.
YESTERDAY'S NEWS BRIEFLY RECORDED
bllort rnrngraplis Fcrsolisl rtn?t
Olbrrnlsc-AtcoiiuiH Of KvciUtlu
IcrratlUK to Every Kcmlcr-loplci
IHhchbucU on llio Streets au'U 111
41111098 UIKl IIOIUON.
Now is the time for the equinox.
Easter Sunday wHl Pall on April 10th
Travel on the railroads is picking up
There wias little doing in the Ma.yir's
The Rev. 'Dr. Ray preached at the
mayy vtaird yesterday.
Oorpmani's big millinery opening will
take, place next' Tuesday.
There was a, slight tire in Brighton
yesterday, it did but Htltlc damage,
"?Damon -a.nd Pythias" will he pro
ser.lled by local talent early ir.i April.
air. W. C. Nash seems to bi con?
tinually .busy under the IK.W maoag:
?Miss Bettle Falkland arrived in the
city yesterday fn.nn IBodthnora, ba visit!
The sun crosses the line tto-moirow.
The days and mights are supposed to
Mr. Samuel Hodgts bad to shoot a fine
bird dog yesterday, the animal show
Ingfi signs of naiblos.
The March term of the. County Court?
iwlll b9girm next Monday morning. It
will be strictly a civil c?e.
The remains of Miss Mary Router
will be forwarded to Prince Edward
county 'to-day'1, for interment.
Bill Williams sUtemptcd to cut a wo?
man named ViaughaBV with a hatchet
for which she -wihis locked up.
The condition of Mrs. Dash fells, wife
of the keeper of the o. metcry, still, re?
mains In tai critical condition.
'Lent Is half gone, ?rclety neopte
will soon begin to prepare for the gay
season which gecrally follows after
The funeral of Miss Lillie Aforocock
has been changed fn un the residence to
Central M. E. church Sunday ia.f:?:r
fMrs. Ajrimo UassSiler, of Rlchmcnd,
arrived hon.-? yesterday, having been
called en account of the dearth of her
It was rumored yesterday thatt a well
known young couple had eloped to
North Oa.rolina, but the report could
r.iot be verified.
Mr. Joseph ?Parker wli" have the most
compleitc ice house In the city when it
is ?1 .inpl? ted. He will deal altogether
In natural ice.
The negn ?. Thomas Mr-Cloud, had an?
other charge preferred against him last
night by a. woman who claims I bait he
Mrs. Hattlc Godwin Williams, wife
of Mr. Joseph Williams, is seriously
ill at the residence of her moth r, in
A successful operation was perform?
ed yesterday on Mrs. Carr, who lives
at 1,336 Green strotl.', and who is at St.
Vincent's 11 cispkal.
There was t)u):>e? a number of stram
gers In the city yesterday fc.okVng
around. The oavy yard seemed to lie
their objective point.
?In this Issue C. W. Iludglns & Co. o.t?il
special al.'tention n . his clam chowder,
clam bouillon, < te., also all lines ? if
fancy groceries. See ad.
The young lady who h.'.d six dollars
amd twenty-five cents stolon from her,
also six gold bullions, is an orphan and
Is a hard w-.rklng girl.
Jordan -Nichols w is commit I 'd to the
county jnil upon tfte charge of, bei ns
sau'DJ on Jos Simmons.with tin axe,
for which h". was given thirty days.
'Mr. sind Mrs. Atk'.ns-.n, or Lawremce
vjlle-, arrived here yesterday, having
ticetai summoned mi account of the death
of Miss -More-cock, who Is a sister cf
Dr. Schmnnle says t'hnt nvcrythlrig is
ready to begin work i;?n the River
FTont railroad, cirnl that In a few days
Itfhe sound of the men drivlr.r? spikes,
etc., will b?. benrd.
John Brown, allr.u .Ter? Whltehurst,
was commuted to the county Jail charg?
ed with havingbrokem Into the house of
Captain Mayfleld and el< io a suit of
clothes, via<ltie.d art $10.
The motormnn who ran inlo the Sea?
board Air Lino safety gnte, says he
shut off the currohW, but took off brakes
too soon afterwards. He reported th
faults .lust as they recurred.
Charly W, Kiltermnn, 1 f Lynch
burg, has beer.? appointed under the
Civil Service ?% copletlt' on probation In
?the Government eonstrucfloij office nt
the, New.poi?:' News shipyard.
John MeOlotid. a negro man. who has
been wanted by the county authorities
Si.ir Some I'lmc, was captured yesterday.
Al few dnya ago Constable Atmueryan
shot art him three times, but did not
Poisons who do not walk around the
city very oflJen would be surprised tb
see the nuuvb-.r of Improvements that
have been msrie and are being made
Strangers express surprise at t'he man?
ner, it:, which wa ore going ahead.
The Commltt on Buildings and Sup
])lies cf the School Board visited the
public schools in Atlantic City Ward
yesterday to see Vim manner !ihi which
those schools are heated and vrntila
t;d. Tiny will ircikc their rep at to
the ti iird at the next meOl'Vnil.
The negro woman, Georgiutria Wood,
who was -jrivsl (1, charged wl'th Bieal
ing a pockctfbo k fu im a young lady
who lives in Park View, hail a hearing
yesterday morning aol was dlscharg d.
There "wob streng suspicion of her
gui'.U, hut the testimony itvue not con
A gentleman ir.i this city who is In
want of a horse f1 ir Iiis business had
one sent to him tor Cr jail Thursday af?
ternoon. The horse was hitched to a
?wutgoni and he ami a few otlv rs started
out for a. rid,-. Th ar?mhl is a high
spirited one ami lr! .1 In get away
wlWi them. He started down High
street a.t full speed with tin- waigon, with
'..he driver holding hack on the reins
?und*both feet against the front until
it was pushed out. He was finally stop?
ped and led back ii < the stahfcs. An?
other horse will bo purchased.
BISHOP OBlAtNUBURY AT POUT
The Methodist church In Port Nor?
folk will be dedicated Sunday i.fternoon
by Bishop J. C. (tramberry. There will
be threo services .luring the -lay. Th-.
morning service,' beginning izii n o'clock,
?will Ik- given to the childr .n, as there
will pr?balbly be no room for them at
the afternoor.i and night services. The
pastor, the Rev. John K. White, will
pr ach a stpeclaJ semi .n to the child?
ren on the subject "Ruth hi tie- Harvest
Fi1..kl." The choir will sing am anthem,
and special hynvms nave been rehe?irsi d
by the children. Th dedicate ry ser?
vice Will begin .a; S p. m. The hishop
will preach then and also at ihr. night
servier, at S o'clc-ck. The following -a.re
the anthems for the day, tb be sting by
a choir of ten voices: '"Arise. O pcird,'1
"Oomss Thou F_-ur.it-." "How Kx 'el
lent," and "Oil, Come, L. t l"s Wor?
? FOT It DIVORCES.
In>"ihe Circuit t'our: yesterday Judge
?Prent Is granted a diwee of absalulv
dlvi.vrce In the suit of J. E. Russell vs.
Annie. Russ 11, '11 the ground of deser?
tion. The Riissells were niar.rrJd in
l>^:: and lived tog il-her until 1892, when
the wife left le.r husband jteind they
have since h en living apart.
iOn simitar (ground u til vor er, was
gtaul.' il Annie A. Walker from John
P'". W'.liter, the couple' having l> 011
married In-Currituck county in 1S79.
Walker deserted his wife in IS94.
Th. mas I'.. Thum.is procur d an .1:
nuinient ?if It's marriage with Mary S.
Thomas en statutory grounds.
Mary 13. Thomas, colored, suing by
her next friend, SUewnrti Williams, pro
I our d a diyorci'a mensn from her hus?
band, W. Lewis Thomiis.
F'i RE YESTlBRDiAY AFTERiNOOX.
Ycst-.rdny afternoon al'uu .". o'clock
j an alarm cf Iii . wn Bcounded. caused by1
1 aciout house in the }i nd C L. IT. Pear-!
I son, in the rear of Iiis store, corner of
I Ffca.rl anil Cr. n streets, being on fire.
T-hsi lire was caused by a pell! ? .f tar
:-which some men were using oil -the roof
I catching en lire and s i ting lire 10 the
! roor. The steam r Virginia was on
' hand and extinguished tlv lire ?h?fer*
It reached ai hay house near by, which
was filled with hay. The damage will
nrit amount j i much, and is covered by
KNOCKED DOWN A N I > RUN OVER.
The Virginian has rc.peatc-dly spoken
of Hie 111.11111 r in which noine people who
drive '.'ams ir. a reckless manner, es
P"'.'ially in burning <;<he p rners. Vesler
dny one -f ihesu pvths in turning the
corner of Qi.a and ICflingham streets,
knocked en small ro)... ,| child down
and hurt her quite 1 ully. Sie- was air
le-ndcd by one of tin- colon ?! physicians.
It- is only a mall er of time bi fore s me
one wM be Rev rely hurt 1>y ties,- peo
For Coiiorh? mm Tlirnai TrniilPo?
use BROWN'S I: R O N C H l \ L
TROGH'BS. They rel eve all Thro-a; ir?
ritations caused by Cold or use w th>
The neckties in our window will he
reduced l cent each day until sold
CHARLES lt. WMLT?N & CO.
To make room for alteration of store,
great bargains In dry goods, notions
ami underwear at
A. ,T. PHILLIPS.
302 High street.
Time, lime Keeper* nun Time tn
We are Time Inspectors for the Ren
Vv.rd Air Line, Nrtrfolk and Carolina
and Southern railroads, and headquar?
ters'for Time Keepers and fine Watch
?.epalrtng. C. S. STUCK WOOD,
H0?' High street, Portsmouth, Va.
FIN'F'D FOll WIFUO-BEATING
Anil Rcarrested on a Charge of Bigamy
?Harm nn son- Now in Ja'il.
Vo/Mi-rdmy niorn'i-ng H. Harnxunson,
who keeps a l?iiber stiop on
County street, was before Mayor
Uaird upt-in. a oh'arge' of beuit&ng
his wife. He tried In every way to
pittwo thalt his wife drove 'him from
home and 'that he was noti-Mvere at. tlr-2
time she alleged, that he beat her. but
bis own witnesses swore thai 01:1 Thurs?
day lYlghUl ho ?! hrea'.^nod to kick her
out of his shcip. His Honor said he
would let him down as lightly as possi?
ble Odd would make the line $10 and
tlarnraneon thought that Hie mot'.tler
ended -tlhere amd was in the act - f
giving security for his ho?,-wheat His
Honor read him a note front Judge
Ooiirgc D. Porker, requesting him io
issue a ivnrraciJ for his arrest, charg?
ing him wCth bljJiainy, The warrant al?
leges that ha has a wife und ein? child
in New York and that In February,
lS95Vhe married Miss R-esehsrsgy, of this
city, by whom .he has had tw children.
This was s-om what <>r a surprise to
htm. Ho a: once made application for
hail, which w.i- r<?fused. 11 ? than sent
for r.i ItUvyer to set aim to sue < nil a
wrS? of ?habeas corpus, but hail not
succeeded up to r, p. m. in securing
bail. The piubnibllHIcs ere Wiat ho will
spor.Kl the night, If avotdohiger, in jail.
Soon after IJii? warrant for his arrest
was served High Constable Andei'lon
swore out a distress warrant! and ui
oacbed his shop for rewt. He claimed
to have disposed of his stuff to his
father-in-law the provtcius Any, bii?
that d'id ncjtl stop the ollicer from mak?
ing an a! tachmtr.it: ,
Mr. Rteschefsky will send one of his
sctr.n to New V..u k to. look up wife No.
l i'ti hopes of having her <i\mo here 'lib
testify against him. 1 larmunson seems
liid'ffen at rond claims Siha't his wife is
dead. .lust what tile outcome will be
rcninlns 'to be seen.
P.RTTTTV AND PTVIJSll.
The yirgrnOan rcpreseivtative was
shown by (.'apt. C. R. U'.irn-n yesterday
u ph. J-graph of one of his line- In a
full dress suit at the new uniforms
Grimes' Battery propose to get. pro?
vided they were m'.< called into active
s'l-vb". lie sal(i that Mlie company had
cvew fatigue uniforms, which were re?
cently furnished by the Sti;tte, but that
t;hey proposed ge-tiiCciig rhe full dress
on.-s on; uif VlVi'lT own private funds.
Tlte stiits will be made of Confederate
pray cloth. The oat will be a long,
full dress on.-, with epaulttt on 'the
shoulders awd red cuffs on tih'e sleeves,
, with a. red lyel'ii which will make an
attractive uniform. The company
hopes to he able te. have Ihent by May.
si tii.it tiny ciin wear them ito Chi:r
lo'.-te, hut the emergencies of the times
may prevent them from buyii.tg .tfhe
WIUL CTJOSE 'PHI-: MEETING srx
?Rev. Mr. Wo tor field, pastor of Owens
M worlnl church, stated to The Vir?
ginian re pre.--nui'i-iw yesterday ?lha'a
tihe meet Or. g which h is been in pro?
gress at his church for the past three
weeks hsas been one C(f tins nv\st suc
cessful im Lings be has had for some
lime. There hurl been up to Thursday
night eighty i?r?fl?*s!ans of fn'tb and
?hal the church had beep revived.
Quite a number bad connected them?
selves vvOth '.the church ami others
would, ho doubt., do so. He said that
j Rev. Mr. Ki .-ser preached his hist ser
i man last night :i) a large congregation
land th-ai '.'here were some few profes
! slons, and 'iihat he would close the
j meevlng Suc.iViy night.
A DES'PRRATE Fl OUT.
i A desperate tight took place yester?
day mor.h'ing between a large yellow
c i ?:< a.nd i a gi ; > 1-sixeJ dog on Rart streetl
Tin- two i" on.lit for sitprcmney for
atbcntt ten mOn-ntcs. Sometimes orj
would have lin- best of it and Mien the
I other. The u v finally came out vic?
torious, much io tlie delight i -.f a num?
ber who stood and w.M'tchod 'iihe fight.
None could hut help ndniirlctg 11?>? - pluck
' of the oni'j who. made her adversary
the B ih were nearly exhausted.
PKATH l?l'' MISS MORKri ICR.
Miss i/'.iie M'.iy Morecoek, daughter
of Cap'.'. T. .1. -Mor.-cock, died at the
resldi.i r.e ? if Irei" parents, No. 423 South
.-j:i :. ycstci%lay morning at 2:25
tVolcck, in the 23d year of her age.
Miss Morecee-k was o, promising young
lady and was quite popular with all
who knew her. The funeral will lake
place Suir.-'i.iy mfternoon at .1 o'clock
ft. .m ifli j residence of her parents.
ACCIDENT AT THE YARD.
Yesterday irJorn*ir.flj a. wliltje man
named I imo. who Kvcs In Brambteton,
while at work on Wie must of the Puri?
tan, accidentally fell t-> the deck h?low
and bndie his arm nrd I'-lslqcated his
shoulder. He \\\is ntttended by the yard
surgei:ui cir?;l ;hcn seal no 'his home.
Bucklen's Arnica Salve.
TH-B BEST SALVE in .the world for
Cuts Bruises, Sories, Ulcers, Salt Rheum,
Fever Sores. Tetter, Chapped Hands,
Chilblains-. Corns and all Skin Erup?
tions, and positively cures Plies or no
pay ??ottuired. It Is Kuaranteed to give
perfect satisfaction or money refunded
Price 25 cents per box. For sale by
Uurrow. Martin & Co. .
SNbi\i3? orders have boon Issued as
LieuV'nunt Commander N. .1. Palch,
supervisor New Y< nk harbor, vice Lieu?
tenant Commander W. L. Fl'Ud, rillev
The unejpptred leave of Lieutenant
Jacob J. Hunker has been revoked, ami
he has bain ordered lo the Fish Com?
Surgeon J. C. Gardner lias been or?
dered to the Dolphin.
Passed AsslstKmil' Surgeon T. W. RHoh
?airds. detached ?r?.'tm the New York navy
yard and ordered to th;. Muchias, March
Tfoa unexplrcd lenve i r LleuVennnt L.
L. Reamey bus been revoked and ll!
has bot? ordered to duty in the Bu?
reau of Yr.irds and Decks.
Lieutenant 10. D. Uostlck, from the
Franklin arid onh\r;d .to the M.u-hln<.
Lieutenant R. (!. Clark, Lieutenant
\v. R. Shoemaker, Ensign P.. B. Mieter
and L!:.u tenant* IL G. Dresel, detached
from tlv Naval An il my and ord'fred
to the Puritan, March 2lst.
Pissed assistant Engineer 13: C. Bry?
an, detached from the Bureau cif Steam
Engineering arid ordered to New York
with thv Dolphin.
Ensign W*. C. Col. , detached from Hie
Washing!'.!! r.-avy yard and ordered to
the Dolphin, iM'arch 24th.
Assistant Pa.ymnster W. H. l/.ard, to
the Machlas, March 22d.
Ensign S. E. \v. Kit: lie, detached
from t.'l.c olllce of N ,val Intelligence,
March -I'd, and ordered to th, Dolphin
lieutenant A. E. Culver detached from
the' Bureau of Ordnance, March 2".'d,
JiTkI ordered to the Dolphin.
Lieutenant \V. II. ll. s-tith- rland. de?
tach 1 f:' m the Bureau of Equipment,
March, 22a, and ordered to the Dolphin
as executive officer.
Commander H. \V\ Lyon, lo com?
mand ih:. Dolphin, M: uvh 24th.
Er.Hlgn It. McLean, d rtuch ?I from
the Adams and ordered lo the Al-batross
Lieu ten 2<rJ:' Ii. E. Pannen tcr, detached
fp.im the Albatross ami ordered to th..
: hospital ait Mar - Island for tr i itment.
N A V Y-VA I: D NOT ES.
Tha dynamite cruiser V suvius ar?
rive,! a Ilatnpt' i ? Heads and left IV.r
W.t.-himrt. ? . yesterday.
The tor)i do tbmrt Rod gor.? tylll arrive
here from Baltimore to-day and will go
iirtii commission nil oevce
Passed Assistant Engineer D. E. DIs
mukes 'l.i.k been detached fii.Mii this
yard and ordered to I'he monitor Terr
The Puritan will kj? completed to-,
Moi-e men are being 'tl.ikcr.i In t'he cor,
The Jcssemler will leave thtr? yard
IN A CRITICAL CONDITION.
Ll title Will!'.- Emmers> m, l.hc youth
who ?was bitten In February, whi n Mr.
ein spie wins bitten, is i:> a critical
conditio];. He is extremely nej-vons,
with a twitching ' if tihe muscles, lie had
spasms yesterday nfteriv on and also
some congestion. His phyislcia,r.i is hope-,
fill that the symptoms now presented
will develop, mil 'the- lit 11 - - f. How com- j
plains of pa ice eibout the .face and hotly,
pea mv here the'bite was.. Ij?st night his
condition was critical. His cas? will
!)?? watched with interest:
GONE TO Die. GOLiD.
Messrs. S. Wilson Marshall and Lewis
F. Marsh-all. of this city; Dr. Woodlcy
and Mr. TL'PP. of North Can .iii.n, li-fti
here for Richmond yesterday, from
whCch polnli it hey will leave to-day for
the Oairaibus district of British Colum?
bia in search of gold. The parly plans
10 Stay a year in I he far ir.iolh and their
nrai->>- friends It ']<?' they will bo sue
?c-.-6ful In itfciilr search for the yellow
me: :1. Cvipt, Ii. I'. Marshal went ti ?
i llloliinond with them.
THE EDWARDS WILD TO BE CON
ST KD KD.
By petition of Miss M. E. 11. Itlnmire,
n w deceased, Judge: R" iboil.? K. lT-.-ntls,
"I" th?. Norfolk County Circuit Court, is'
asked to construe the will of John O. P.
Edwards, deceased; Judge' Prent is lias
the will under consider..: ion. J: is a
compile uted affair.
ARRIVAL OK MACHINERY.
Mr. Henry Wilttscu, who will shA'cMly
run a s?ap fafctory in the old horse car
Darn, on Glasgow strevt extended, has
arrived with a consignm.-'-Tit of machine?
ry which he recently 'purchased in
Philadelphia. The proposed factory,
?when In operation, will emp> >y in the
neighborhood of 25 cr 30 hands.
HAS ACODPTIOD THE POS IT ION.
Mt. Frainik Crocker, president of the
Portsmouth Y. M. C. A., received ai
telegram yesterday from Mr. J. P.
Stubbs, assistant secretary c.f -tilie Rich?
mond Y. M C. A., staking tha.t he would
accept Ohe position of secretary of -the
Y. M. C. A. of this city, and -that par?
ticulars would he forwarded by m-all.
Mr. Stubbs is spokco of as a ycung
nr.iiei of high moiul character and tit
cont'l'derahle ability, -and will, no doubli,
be a big add!Mem -to Rttid association,
which is stliTering for want qf a sec?
Tlhe Epwi.rth Leaiguo- t'live-tlonal
meeting at Mcir.aimental M. E. church
last night \V?i? well amended. There
wins QUita an cxtendve programme prc
_FORTS MOUTH ADV'S.
W Competent Grocery: Clerk;
konwa how to enter to the tastes and
needs of Iiis pnlrons by making Iii? busi?
ness und customers n thorough study; Wo
are prepared to offer you as line assort?
ment us yen can lluil In I he ellv, especial?
ly during Lent, which It Is so hard for the
housekeeper to llud something that is real
appetizing. There is nothing liner thiiit
our Royal Scarlet Canned Goods. Espe?
clally do we call attention to our Lobster.
Bnlinds Steaks. Ol am Chowder, Canned
M.o-kerel, Tomato Sauce, Kippered Hel?
ling, Scotch Herring and it nninher of
fancy canned delicacies Which will snvu
you so much time ami trouble, Don't for
I gel our Sun Beam Flour If y?u want
I good bread:
C. W. HUDGINS & CO.
802 Crawford Street
BOTH 'PHON 138*1310.
IT IS W ITH Gil 10AT PLEASURE,
AGENCY OF Til 13 CELEBRATE!!) .f.
AND GBN'i* LEMHN'S. PRICES 12',i<
LISLE FOB I.A1HKS.
ANNOUNCE THAT I'VE SECURED TUB
II. C; HOSl BUY?HA Ol KS", Cll I I.MIKNS
, TO 50c. SPECIAL NUMUlCIt 25c. It LACK
TERMS CA, SM.
Bed Bugs. Bed Bugs. Bed Bugs.
NOW IS'THE TIME TO BEGIN YOUR WOltKS OF EXTERMINATION AND
I I'ltKYl'.NTK >N. Tl 110 STICK Tu FSK IS "CAItlt'S CONCENTRATED CO It It OS
IVE SUBLIMATE KNOCK OUT DROPS. PULL PINT BOTTLES WITH BRUSH
ON LY 25 CENTS,
PATENT MEDICINES CUT HATES;
Jerome P. Carr, Wholesale and Retail Druggi3t,
Phone DSl?Corner court and county streets and Green, Vionr Bart?Phdho 13G3.
Conds delivered tu tiII S'-ellons of cl:y and suburbs free of charge.
lNSTRlrCTMOlNS Gl V ISN 'I'd Till':
LadJ night Dr. F S. Hups semi tor
Supeirln|iehdet!it, John C. Aahtun ?..:?? \
gave his Instructions passed by the
Board of Heal I'll uml Hie City Council,
In refer! hco 1(> tha viscclwatibn ? if school
chlldrcnr. Tlie superintendent.' was in?
st rue; ion 'to present the eiainie 'io the
teachers at their meeting t< -day and
for him t'o impress upon each pupil In
the school on Monday that, unless they
<ire vpx-clnated by April l&th or euh pp -
duce a dodtdrV) cert'Kleate that they
have li en vnccinuO?d wl.'hfa' the past
three? years they'will not lie allowed to
remain in the schcioj nfttr Unit dale.
All children who ana not alhlc to pay
Mr the pant" can toe vncelnaiJed free
of eh arge. Dr. Hope eiaiysihe intends ti.
sake the' mi:?tter Under his personal
supervision, and see that nia child is*r
ters the school In S ptembr.r who cannot
piuduce a drxlJor's certificate showing
'ihj.t they have been vaccinated, as he
has reason li:i believe tha't unless every
precaution is taken Ib?it we may have
the smallpox here next fall and will.'er.
lit has been all over the South tills
winter ninVI we might escape, but grave
cafe will be need'.d ?to prevent it, and
hv. considers that IJhi vaccination of
school children will he 121 proven tat Ivo
to a large extent.
Some IM.Uo .excitement was created
lasll light aliUiiL 7 o'clock whep -Mr.
Carmine's fanffly discovered that ilihelr
little 4-year-old girl was missing. The
police wen.- soon notified nir.l put in
search. She wm found in a s.lioi-t time
after the search wi.-.n begum at itvne of
I'he neighbors near by.
Ti:,- eulvoi'tis of the Norfolk and
Southern wem cleared out yesterday
and' the waiter In that motion wUl take
its natiitral course si sia !?.??. \V.- tire glad
to Ray. also, tiaat they cirp :.<: belter
shape for draining now thitini before.
The new ii-rnni- giveii Second street,
in the .vlc'r.ity of Map] avenue, Is
Miss Delia Loch returned yesterday
morning from New York.
The 13. V. 1'. U. me1 lost night in
regular sesskti.ti at the Rerkley Avenue
The |5pworth League of |,he Cheslmul
Street M. IS. ohuroh met last night wilth
is good au'iandance. ' Sped ail music
added much to the lyvasion.
'I'he loss of WiaJii.ii l.Mc.ko's pocket-]
book, contia>ln!ir.i.; a small sum of money,
was reported to Police Ollicer Grim last
Mr. .1. A. Connolly, wit- lived In K?st?
ern Shore for seveiol wieoks, return',I
yesterday sckI is slopping at llcrkley
Military Instil tu to.
Mr. George Itench, of this Iowta who
w3b taken .to St. V.meat's II sp ta.!
sevenM days ago, had a very critical
but successful operation pert \rmed on
A mum party was given at the Ry
kinl Institute la-s?t night. Twenty-five
cenla was the liberal price far speak?
Mr. Alberti ITunley, employed on tliia
New York, PhMa-.l-.-lvhl.'t _aul Norfolk
r.-v lri/ad, who spent the :?!???> <??oek with
re'lnltlves fci Matliews county, returned
Prompt anil Permanent.
Richmond Vn., March II, ISM.?John T.
Will, 721 N. 28th street, this city, was pois?
oned by poison oak. ife took Ilcod's Sar
saparllla and three bottles cured him. Jto
says his bloed has lieen pure ever since,
and ho earnestly recommends this medi?
FOR 1110ST COAK. WOOD, KAY. GRAIN
Mill Peed, Pricks. Klmc Sand. Cement,
Laths, etc.. call on J. II. JACOCKS,
corner Main street und Muhonu avenue.
Both 'Phones. ? jal-tf
PHOTOGRAPH HAU.EKY FOR RENT.
All hitKldrn Improvements; lallest Im?
proved sky lights, Cornei" High ami
Crnw'ford sire as, Portsmouth Vri. M.
HOSEN ? A UM. ma13-tf
R EN OA tit i & WELTON ARE BELLI NO
wood I'm- $1.00 rash, and fl.23 for oak;
and nine. inai:i-lni
KOU CITY SEltGEANT,
Subject to the Democratic primary.
FOR COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY,
Louis C. Phillips.
Subject to Democratic Primary;
FOR PHYSICIAN TO ALMSlfpUSE
F. S. EfifW.
Subject ' Democratic Primary.
FOR PHYSICIAN TO AMSUOUSE,
Dr. A. />. Bilisoly,
Subject i" Democratic I'rlmnry,
? lij John C. Niemeycrj Auotlonocr,
Resicience Property For Sale.
BV AUTHORITY VESTED IN THE
underdone,! as trustees of Hi. .John's
Episcopal Church, we will offer for sale at
public auction, before I In v. nrlhouse door
of the eiiy of Portsmouth, Va.,
At 12 O'Clock Iff., FRIDAY, March
The following described property, to-wit:
lleginnliiK ;>n the weal side of Mlddlo
street north of North street m the lino ot
; ihr Ii t of the late W. II. II. Hodges; thence
I running weal along said Hodges' line 120
: tin i to .i hin. : tin nee north along said lane
? about feel to the line of the lot belonging
to Hie late W. I!. Wilson: tli-nee. east along
i said last named loi 120 feet to Mlddlo
street: thence south along said street
about !? <! to the beginning.
L. R. WATTS.
M. I). EAST WOOD,
V. J. N A W,
JOHN C. NIBMBYER, A net longer. mhl7
Excelsior Oil I
The Highest Fire Test.
The Highest Flash Test.
Highest Gravity Obtainable
PRICE 75c. FOR FIVE GALLONS.
Cannot be furnished by other dealers
at any price,
A good 150 degree Test Oil for GO cents for
All customers furnished with our Patent
I .cave orders at office E. C. R ROOKS, CO
High street, or phone W. L. REALE, old,
The Excelsior Oil and Gasoline Co.
MOT ICE OK MONEY'S WORTH.?Moa
M sure guaranteed or money refunded.
One-quarter cord select No. 1 pine, wood
at $1.25. Oiu?<|iiarter cord goad No. 2
pino wood at f 1.00. Onc-iiuarter "cord bnst..
No. 1 oak wood at 31.20, One-quarter cord
best No. 1 mixed wocid at $1,25. One-quar?
ter cord good No. 2 mixed wood ait It.10.
One-quarter cord good railroad slab wood
at !-;0c. Phone Dl?. H. 13. WILKINS, 1213
Washington street, 309 High street and 218
South street. J. J. Mcl'herson. mal3-tf
FOR. RENT.?No. 2JJ. Crawford stroot. 7
rooms and kitchen; bath, (hot and cold),
llrcplacc heater, range, gas, city sewer?
age; everything modern, 5300 per year.
No. 212 Crawford street, 6 rooms and
kltchon, bath, sewerage, gas, excollont
condition. Either bouse within two
minutes' walk ot the ferry, yet In best
residential seutlon of the city. Apply
JNO. L. WATSON, CCD High street,
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