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PORTSMOUTH LOCAL NEWS AND ADVERTlSEMEiNTS
PORTSMOUTH AND NORFOLK COUNTY What Virginian-Pilot Rep? resentatives Hear Daily. BRIEF ITEMS OF INTEREST 5bo Movement* of I'coplo In Whom Ihn Avrnieo Heilder In luier filcd-HnpiicnlDSi In Legal ?Btia Inrii, Kcllsooua null Noclnl <lr? din a l'orcciusi or I'niuro l.VL'IlIH. Those looking for a nicely located front room with hath, will find What they want In this issue. Captain T. N. Hartman, of Louis? ville, Ky., was in the city yesterday for u few hours. He is looking up a place to Buit him In which to reside some? where in this section. Major J. B. M. Wright has returned from Baltimore, where he has been for two weeks at .the bedside of Iiis aged mother, lie ieft her in a much better condition than when he reached her. The physician, however, informed MaJ. "Wright on his leaving Baltimore, that be might be called back at any. mo? ment, as his mother may pass away ot any moment. Tom need, alias "Fllnk" Reed, for drunkenness was sent to jail yester? day by Justice Alnsworth for a period of ten days. I.onzo Taylor, a 1-1 year old colored boy, was sent to jail yesterday by Jus? tice Alnsworth for thirty days for stealing. Taylor used il big pair of shears on the wire grating in front of the store of Mr. M. C. Culpepper, ami effecting an entrance Into the store, jpioceeded to take a case of sardines and a can of beef, all of the value of ?2. Mr. M. M. Crockln left last nightTor New York to attend the furniture car? nival in that city. There were two drunks In the May? or's Court yesterday. Both left col? laterals and were allowed to go, there being no court In session. ltev. Frank Hall is holding a suc? cessful meeting at Bellflcld. lie has had quite, a number of professions of faith. A horse attached to Mr. Dewberry's delivery wagon fell on the ice on South street yesterday morning, hurting him? self quite badly. Sister Phoebe Hall Is quite sick at her home in Washington, D. C. A grocery store doing a good busi? ness Is offered for sale. Sec advertise? ment. Mr. Ft. S. Brooks will In a few days embark in the real estate and rental business. Mr. Joseph A. Parker continues sick at Iiis home on Court street. There will be a meeting of the School Board Friday night. Mr. I'll.is. Morgan, one of the letter carriers, is still confined to his home from the effects of tile injury he re? ceived in falling on the Ice. ?Gregory "Black Thorn" got a Jail sentence yesterday for shooting "Dink" Walt era The county authorities gave him thirty days. Medical Inspector Ferebee arrived in the city yesterday and at 'J o'clock in the afternoon assumed charge of the Naval Hospital. i>r. Fcrebce's family Will arrive next week. To his residence oh Crawford street. Mr. Wm. Sherwood Is confined with grip. For persisting In running flat wheels on Its ears, the regulnriy constituted officers of the Portsmouth Street Itail way Co. win have to appear in the Po? lice Court this morning to show cause, If they can. why a line should not !>?? imposed for violating the city ordi? nance In that particular. The news thai Mr. M. A. Irwin, who has been home for the past year, has returned to St. Mary's College, Bel niont, N. i'., to resume his studies for the Catholic priesthood wlH be appre? ciated by the young man's many friends who are glad that he has re? covered from his recent sickness. Mr. Willie Hr.idy. a well known com? positor of this city, and brother of Mr. John T. Brady, has been appointed to a position in the government printing ofllce. The appointment was made through the civil Service Commission. The future president of the Seaboard Air Line. Mr. .1. Skclton Williams, was in the city yesterday morning in con? sultation with vice-president St. John nnd other officials of the system. He went to Norfolk about midday. Capt. S. n. Hutchins la Improving slowly from his recent severe Indisposi? tion. Capt. It. P. Bunting had Atlantic Company No. i, r. It., K. of p.. busy nt drill last night, preparing for the parade of the ftrsl brigade, which occurs here this month. The condition of police nuicer Ed? ward Hartt has nol improved sulllcient ns to lead his family and friends to bope for a speedy recovery. ?Mr. James F. Pablo and sister, Miss Myrtle Pablo, are quite sick at their home, on Green street, with the grip. The condition of Mr. Solomnn 11. Barreit has Improved greatly in the past few days. lie expects l>< he upon the streets as soon as good Weather prevails. Charles Coole'y, n small colored boy, ?fell from the rear end of a wagon on High street last night ami received a severe cut on Ids ( hin. Mrs. Frank Hodges has returned from a visit to Baltimore. Mrs. col. K< It. Griflln and daughter, Miss Rosa, are both ill with grip. Major R. 15. Warren is otll after an illness_of ten days from grip. Mr. S. S. Armstrong lust a line horse by death from lockjaw yesterday morn? ing. The animal was one of Die llncsl draft horses in the city and was highly valued. To-day Is ground hog day. If he comes out and sees Iiis shadow he will go back ami remain six weeks. But Should he fall lo see it it is said that the backbone of the winter Is over. Ilev. Mr. Beadles was unable to 1111 his pointt las: night on account ?.f sickness. Master Harry Brownley, one of the Virginian-Pilot route boys, is confljicd to ills home with the grip. Montnuk Tribe i>f Red Men Is having finite a boom In membership. At each incline they are having a number of additions. Mr. James McAllister, of Baltimore,, arrived In the city yesterday on a visit to relatives. There will be no postponement of the Pythian entertainment to-night on ac? count of t ho weather. The hall will be well heated. NAVAL INTELLIGENCE. Surgeon L. B. Baldwin, detached from the naval recruiting rendezvous at New York and ordered home. Chief Engineer J. McElmell, detached as president of the Naval Examining Hoard at Philadelphia and ordered home. Assistant Engineer J. A. Henderson, detached from the Bureau and Steam Engineering and ordered home. Passed Assistant Engineer L. w. Wooster, detached from the naval ren? dezvous at Chicago and ordered home. Pussed Assistant Engineer L. W. Robins in, ordered to the recruiting ren? dezvous at Chicago. Naval Constructor Hoover, retired, detached from duty nt Morris Heights und ordered home. Lieutenant A. J. Dabney, detached from hydrographic work and ordered bom.'. Naval Constructor W. L. Montonye, detached from the navy-yard and or? dered home. chief Engineer C. H. Lorlng, detach? ed from the -Morgan and Qulntard Iron Works and ordered home. Carpenter D. W. Perry, ordered to examination for promotion. I.i. utetiant E. S. Jacob, detached from the Navigation Bureau and ordered home. Naval Constructor R. W- Steele, re? tired, detached from the navy-yard. New York, and ordered home. Lieutenant N. L. T. Halpine, detach? ed from the Boston Hydrographic Otliee. and ordered home. Lieutenant L. Flynno, detached from duty nt Philadelphia and ordered home. Lieutenant W. M. Little, detached from the naval station at Newport and) ordered homo. Ensign W. J. Terhune, detached from the Terror and ordered to the Alliance Llec%?uunt G. P. Cooper, detached from the Naval Academy and ordered to the Equipment Bureau. Lieutenant Commander E. M. Stod? inal!, detached from duty with the Omaha Exposition and ordered home. Lieutenant C. J. Badger, detached from the Cincinnati and ordered to the Bureau of Equipment. Lieutenant H. P. Mclntosh, detached from the Navigation Bureau. Commander /.. L. Tanner, detached from the Navigation Bureau. Lieutenant At H Cobb, detached from duty in connection with the war board. The Badger has sailed to join Dowry, clearing Tuesday morning from Fort Monroe for Bahrla, Brazil, sin- is going by way of the Straits of Magellan, and carries a full supply of naval stores. The Castlne, bound for Manila, nlso. but by the eastern route, has reported sailing fr uu Putlta del Gorda for Gib? raltar. The Helena, another Of our gunboats bound out to Manila, arrived yesterday at Colombo. Ceylon. The Brooklyn arrived at Havana yesterday from Key West. The Brooklyn, wllh Assistant Srcrr tary Allen aboard, returning from Cuba, arrived at Key West Tuesday. Mr. Allen is expected to arrive In Washington to-day. The Nero, which was em- ,.f Admiral Dewey's colliers, has arrived nt Mare Island. Cab, and been put .ait of commission. The Nash? ville has sailed for Malapzas. The Wilmington has ascended the Orinoco river to Culdad Bolivar. The Vicks btirg and Annapolis have arrived at St. Thomas. Upon the application of the citizens of the place;; named the Navy Depart? ment has assigned the following naval v.e-s. ls to represent the navy during the Mardl Gras festivities about Feb? ruary 15: The Detroit at New Orleans, the Nashville at Mobile and the Texas at Gnlveston. The cruiser Philadelphia sailed Tues? day from San Diego, bound, accord? ing to the official announcement, for Samoa, though she will touch en route at Honolulu. She should, according to all calculation, arrive at Apia about the 1st of March, and. by a curious coincidence, that is about the date of the arrival nt the same place of the American fleet which was destroyed in Apia harbor by the great hurricane Just ten years ago. The Philadelphia Is fully equal In offensive power to the com? bined force of the two foreign war? ships now in the harbor of Apia. ONLY ONE FARE NOW. The Portsmouth Street Hallway Com? pany Will Transfer Passengers From AH Points. For some time the Portsmouth Street Railway Company has been requiring passengers who go from Park View to other portions of the city to pay two fares; also for those who desire to take the County street enr and transfer to Purk View car to pay two fares, unless the party goes to Godwin street and waits until a car conies to take them where they want to go, and oftentimes they bad to wait for fifteen minutes. The charge caused so much dissntls* f.'u linn that the company have decided to )??. back to the old rule and trans? fer from all points, and yesterday put the snmc into operation. The old rule will continue in force. The public will nppreeinle the change and the com? pany will be benefited by the same. Till: BUGGY WAS WRECKED. Yesterday morning one of the Ports? mouth street railway cans and a buggy belonging to Mr. O. L. Williams, which was driven by Mr. Martin Westbrook, collided on the corner of South ami Ktllngham streets. From what the representative could barn the car was coining d .wn Efflnghftm street, the mo tonnan ringing the bell, and that Mr. Westbrook attempted to cross, ami in doing so the buggy was struck by the fender of tin car. cutting the front whci ic oft nnd breaking the shafts. The horse was thrown dawn, but Mr. We: brook was unhurt. He claims that no bell was being rung, and that he did not see the car until it was on top of him. Th Railroad Company claim that they have witnesses to prove that the ci: c. running slowly, and the bell was ring|ng. It may end In the courts. EVENTS TO-DAY. Chambers Steam Fire Kn;;iro~0,i7. \ olunti er Flr< men. Fan acut post, No. 1. G. A. R. At ihtic Lodge, No. 84, K. of P. ?i ihn w. Daniel Club, political. Grlec Lodge, No. s;'., I. o. o. F. Portsmouth Conclave, No. is, i. i >. n. Pea body Council, No. 106, Jr. o F A. M. Wilson Lodge, No. fl.r>. O. of C. C. ?' leph II. Plunkett Council, No, 47o\ C. lt. L. AN ACCIDENT. Ye-; rday nmrning a gentleman name. Nathan .Lines, .who lives in Brighton, slipped on the sidewalk on South street and dislocated bis ankle. He was picked up by two colored men and through the kindness of a gentle? man In a wagon, was carried to his h ?me, where uitd.cal aid ?us (summon? ed. PORTSMOUTH IS A CITY. i Following Plain Facts Will Bear Out That Assertion. That Portsmouth, Va., is a city Is evidenced by the fact that she has the most elllcient volunteer fire depart? ment In America, an excellent police force, telegraph and telephone lines, electric street car lines, equipped with comfortable ears, energetic, painstak? ing and ellicient cliy officers, is the Third Battalion VIMlQia Infantry, the proud possessors ofthe finest Dattery ot artillery in the South, the best equip? ped, largest, and most notable navy yard in this country, the terminus of three of the largest trunk lines of rail? roads, the headquarters of the great Seaboard Air Line system, the termi? nus of the largest and best passenger and freight steamers traveling the bay or ocean, tbe banner city of Virginia of Odd Fellowship and Pythianlsm, the pos.scs.sor of the finest Pythian Castle In the South, a population of thirty thousand people, the finest churches, both w hite nnd colored, as fine a system of public schools as can be found, the best and cheapest market in the State, a class of business men that will re? lied credit upon any community, a gCOgrnphicnl position far superior to any city in the 1'nitod States, a climate healthful and Invigorating, the most beautiful women, the handsomest ami most energetic men. the handsomest monument to the Confederate dead to lie found within the borders of the State, three banks noted for their busi? ness acumen and financial strength, two express companies, a cotton mill, the product of which is in continuous demand by Northern buyers, streets ex? cellently lighted by electricity, the best system of sewerage, the prettiest and most costly private residences, the best and prettiest water front known, ex? cellent physicians and a strong bar. largo railroad shops, Hie widest and prettiest streets In the State, the loca? tion of the Marine Hospital, which Is the property of the Government, the handsomest horses and carriages, both private and public, two of the prettiest parks in this section, an ice factory, large planing mills, enormous whole? sale bouses, three splendid hotels, the prettiest stores, a fine nrmony anil market building, the Kind's Daughters Hospital (a charitable institution), a Y. M. C. A., three brass bands, the finest water in the world, excellent and cheap gas. the best kept, most commo? dious and healthful Jail, less crime than in any other city In Virginia, lei a contagious or other diseases, a back country of SO miles, home of the com? mandant of this naval station, clean in politics and the Gibraltar of Democra? cy in Virginia, the county seat of Nor? folk county, half owner of the ferries plying between Portsmouth, Berkley and Norfolk, a Jewish synagogue, n basket factory, a paper-bag factory, cigar factories, a corps of the most elll? cient contractors In every line of building, the finest mechanics, the brightest children, large oyster pack? ing establishments, marine and naval recruiting station, the finest and most efficient ship-builders in the world, the I home of the Texas, the Raleigh and ; the Galena, the contributor of a<? fine a company of volunteer soldiers now In Havana, as ever nhouldored muskets, gave to she cause of Confederacy more ! soldiers than she had voters, lodges of every description, kind and nationality, electric light plants. Virginia Chemical Works, and n hundred different' mat? ters which go to make up a clean, thriving, prosperous <itv such as ihe people of Portsmouth have ami are proud to own. KEROSENE CT, A TMS ANOTHER VICTIM. Mary Scott. An Aged Colored "Woman. Burned to Death. Information reached this office yr* terday from Rodman's Station of the horrible death nf an old colored wo? man named Mary Scott. who lives near tbe Atutlon. Our Informant said that the old woman was all alone in the house, and attempted to kindle a fire with kerosene od. By some means tbe oil in the can Ijrnlted ami exploded, setting lire to her clothing. She then ran into the road; the wind fanned tha flames and caused them to burn more fiercely. She used every effort to put the fire out. and Unding she could not do so, made her way hick into the house, which caught fire from her clothing. Some of the neighbors see? ing tbe fire ran there nnd manaced to put It out. but were unsuccessful In saving the woman's life. She died In a few minutes after they got to her. THE FIRE YESTERDAY AFTER? NOON. The alarm of fire sent in yesterday afternoon about 3:20 o'clock sent tha department to the place of business of j Mr. Henry Bernard, on High street, w here it was discovered that the in-i tcrior of Ihe store was ablaze. The fault lien with the stove-pipe. o> the flue in which It entered. At any rale the wall-paper was burned from the side walls and ceiling in the luncn room, with oilier damalge, which is covered by Insurance to the amount of SSuO. Mr. Bernard kept ihe fire under control by attaching his sheet hose to the water works hydrant, which, in conjunction with the chemical appa? ratus of the Hook and Ladder, sue. eeeded In extinguishing the flames, without the use of steam force. TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLAR SUIT. Although It has be.-n a matter of re? cord for several days, it lias Just leak? ed out that In the Circuit Court, through Messrs. Eison and Peterson, attorneys, suit had been entered by Thomas Green against Mr. w. C. Bur rus for $20.000 damages, for Injuries re? ceived from the In tier's dogs. Green has since died, but the ease will come t<> trial. Green was a working man, nnd it i.= nlleged had permission to p:iss through Mr. Uurrus' grounds, near the Country club, on his way to work, near Lambert's Point. One morning Mr. Burrtiss' bull dogs attacked Green, ter? ribly lacerating the man's limbs. Mr. Burrtiss had him senl to the hospital and b.ue all of the expenses, hut Green died from Ihe terrible Injuries received. Before he died, however, he enterd the suit, nnd the ease will probably he heard by a Jury at the May term of court. Till: MORTUARY REPORT. Thronen the courtesy of the Health Officer we give below the mortuary re? port for January. 1890, and a compar? ative star.-ment for ISfiS: Total number of death In January, 1800. Its; in January. 1808, PI. of this number 1". were white fe? males. S colored females; 11 white males, and 4 colored males. More than two-thirds of those who died were people who came to the City recently. Three of the number had ibeen here for only two or three days. Try our 15c. boys' black hose, two [ pairs for 25c. Heavy ribbed. Charles ill. Wslton * Co. SOLDIER LIFE IN HAVANA Interesting Slory of a Cuban Bone Pile. THE OLD DOMINION GUARDS I,list Steil Ins IM?co nl* I lift "?! nine Vic? tims'- i'ir< inciCs iHoiiuiurtii ?t'M" rlous < nve Pound Sour ll>i> Sou Jinny A nigricans Arrlvlittr-Fruit* Itn* Menrfll lor "?otd I or Jini*' - Getting Tiretl of Army l.lle. Camp Marianao, Havana, Cuba, Jan. '11. Virginian-Pilot, Portsmouth Oflloe: After a hearty repast of bread, coffee nml rice, I will, if not Interrupted by one Bob -Myers (who is trying to mem? orize bis "General orders" backwards) tell the home folks how time Is pass I in mir camp. To-day, as usual. Blurts in With all the appearance of being a "warm member." and the lads will not Juggle the "crack-a-Jack" rifles, but rocks Instead?poor things. Since our May here the boys of the Old Dominion Guard arc daily taking in the many sights in and around camp. Sunday three members and a scribe strolled out of camp In search of the cemetery where the Maine victims are burled. After walking for two hours over a dosen almost perpendicular hills and held up by thirteen provost guards We found ourselves hi the main entrance of the great cemetery, and at once began rubber-necking In every opening that could be found. Our guide. Sergeant Burton, formed the acquaintance of a Cuban nttcndnnt, who volunteered to show us the sights within Its walls. First \.as the morgue where the dead bodies are prepared for j burial by sprinkling a thick coat of time over the deceased, after which the body is placed in a grave. Then rent begins, and if the I tig-green don't come up regularly the bones are dug up and consigned to tin- b me pit in another part of the cotnetory. 'rill-: MAINE'S DEAD. A visit wns then made to the graves of the Maine sailors, a government square in the central part of the ceme? tery, v. here a c< niinon wood crosa marks the last resting place ,.f the dead heroes, wPb "he following Inscription thereon: ".Maine victims." After having our pictures taken over the graves with uncovered heads, our Cuban friend I 'd us to the gretil bone hill, which Is enclosed by a high stone wall: but. nil enger in s o Insblo ? t once ' we crawled to the top in satisfy our j curiosity. Stich n sight we bid hevei witnerred: Thousands of skulls nml cross-bones, nil hlea. lfd while bv the tropical rains and sunshine. A number of soldi) rs carried a fow of t he gi Inning skulls tu camp art souvenirs. Fl REM EN'S MrtNIIM KNT. Then .'1 start was made for the Die. men's monument, near the main thoroughfare, which was i roiMed to per potlintQ the memories of 'he gallant firemen who p?rb.lied In the great Ha? vana fire of 'jrj. A number of soldiers discovered a cave near the seashore last week, anil j dally numbers go to got n peep In the I dark hole. Thone who ventured in saw sights, Indeed. Wl.lt.. exploring ihn In-I toiior tliey encountered thousands of bits, owls and land cr ibs. Saturday | mtd Sunday win be great dnys nt the cave. A number from our dump will go at'd get snap shots to mnll home. A M ERICA NS ARRIVI N<'.. Americans arc arriving on every mail steamer, and Havana will In a short time have the appearance of a metro? politan American city. Havana. In fact 'Ii? whole i-iand. Is a regular Klondike fur thrifty American mechanics, plumb? ers, pnlnters and carpenters. Newspa? per compositors get SS rents per thou? sand ems, nonpar lei leaded. "Soldier Jim." who sends an occa? sional letter home, is nut known here, or can't be found In camp, as the boys are hunting bis scalp f ,r publishing nn exaggerated letter about this camp, which has a tendency to set the folks at home "bug-house. Saturday nnd Sunday (lye passes are issued from each company to visit Havana and Morro Castle. Thirteen hundred Cubans constitute the street gang in the city, and are dally cleaning up the narrow streets nnd alleys. Lieutenant Epns. of the Ouards, has been detached from Ibis company to command a company of regulars while on provost guard in the cil y. The boys are beginnlnir to get tired er the army life, and would like to ire back homo sometime soon. There nre several very bad cases of homo-sickness here: r.r it might be that they don't put cologne in their letters. "' il.l ? in IMTNK iN GUARD." A PINNER'S PolNT WEDDING. Last night at S:30 o'clock at the res Iden.f Mr. J. II. Marshall, on Sea? board avenue. Pinner's Point. Miss Es telle Wyatt, daughter of Mr. A. <:. Wyatt, of tii.?unty of King and Queen, was led to the matrimonial al? tar by Mr. Frederick A. Cain, of Pin? ner's Point. * Rev. Dr. A. R. Dunaway Joined the high contracting parties as man and wife ncording to the ritual of the Bap? tist Church, after which numerous fronds congratulated Mr. and Mrs. Cain nnd wished them (led speed in all Hint pertains to a life of happiness and sunshine. (Mr. ('.'tin occupies the position of foreman carpenter for the Norfolk and Carolina chemical Company. The fu? ture home of the newly wedded lady and gentleman will be tit Pinner's Point. DEATH <>F A LITTLE CHILD. "Mr. and Mrs. James N. Peed lost I by death yesterday their little daugh? ter I ?Ot is, aged two years, 7 months and 21 .lavs. The little one was a bright cbilil and tile pet of the family She was sick for but a short whlll when the icy band of Death was laid up.,n her, and b.-r little soul wended its way to Him who hath said, "Lc the little ones come unto Me. The pat? ents are nlmost heart-broken over the loss of their little one. The funera will take place this 'afternoon at o'clock from their residence, No. 120 Washington street. The remains will be Interred In Cedar Grove Cemetery. OTHER PORTSMOUTH LO? CAL ON PAGE 11 DIED. i'Ci:r>? At the residence or her parents. 120 Washington 5ti<-?t. Portsmouth, \'a., at r,:io a. m.. February 1. 1890, UOKIS. Infant daughter of James N. and Mottle C. l'eid, aiud 2 years, 7 in stths and -i days, Funeral services w-il! take place from the residence THIS iTh.ursday)'AFT?R NOON at ;t o'cloek. Frbi.ds of the family are respectfully Invited to attend. Inter-1 inent in Cedar Ctove comctcry, SPECIAL MEETING. Seaboard and lloanoke It. Ti Co. Office Portsmouth. Vn.. Feb. 1. IS99. \T TIIIO IMSQU13ST OF BTOCK hMe:s holding more than one-tenth <>r the capital stock ui this company, a special nie? tins of stockholdi rs will be in".,! at the ofllce of the company In Portsmouth, Va.. on TUESDAY, the 7th day of March next, at lo o'cl ek a. in. By order of the President. W.U. W. CHAM 11 Kit LA IN F.. fc2-td Boerelury. 1.1 OR SALE. ? A GROCERY BTOItl? IC doing a go .1 business; also Fixtures and Show Cases; will be sold cheap, Ap ply on southwest corner of Queen and Uodw n ?tri eta. fc2-lw 171 i It RENT. ? A N1CBL.Y DOCATRD X. front room, with piivllego of bath. Apply at II Court street. fe2-3t HI OR SALE. - A MILK DAIRY DO I ion a prosperous business; will sell, cheap for cash. First-class opportunity for a live man. Address I. N. 1*, Vlr glnlan-Pllot ofiice, Portsmouth, fcl-lw _ i Ur AN*PBb.?A POSITION AS SALES man or clerk In any kind of busi? ness, several years experience; gotd rcf-1 fore neos. Address P... VIrgliilan-Pllot of? fice._ fci-st VHOUSE AND 2 LOTS FOR SALE rr for rent, at north end of Cook street, Park View. Portsmouth, by K. J. Ja29-lw /Wade a wetl Man of Me "m 30 days." Tl;!s old, yci innrveloiis, ttlniloo Ucmi.ily ler men curei p.11 Nervous ill:.eases, hullliiK laemurT.Ki|tla ,Mis. Sleei>U~>Mif?. I .>M eceriry, i l. ., c?trrr.n.y overwork, \>+*i oxce*so? oroarl) aiiuM*, Prcvetiti ?ir-muty, enlarge!, nbruiikon organs and restoius .iiiitiltion mi l vIKorosltj In old or younu within StU .lavs. I'rluofl i?' ii pacSwue; Sin lor%W1.00. u illi written gunmntoo tncu ro or mono* rofu mi imI. IN OA TO can behmloi driiRsUl named be? low, or. ir preferred, we will roihJ ti prepaid *?..-nr? it naletl in receipt of price, itonlt ot'value Ire.-, til N MOO It KM KflV <?>.. l*rop.,C'!ilcugo,llJ BURROW. MARTIN & CO.. Norfolk, and A. L BILISOLY. ::3i High street, Portsmouth, Va. JalO-tU.th.saly pijcSai Offers ! Pure Cre.imery Putter, 2ln ,; Figs, 1 li>. package, h : OiaiiRe?, 1-: p-r dozen; .' lb. Armour'a Itoasi Beef. 10c.; Bos? ton Baked liiiius, :?? lb. cans, Oc.: Fresh lot Imported Smoked Bloaters, 30c. per dosen; Sei., i Mixed Nuts. lOe per lb. I? n i foritci our Brownie Brand P aches, toe. pii can. ibis is. below the market vuhio or ibis peach. Jiist received n fiesb lol ot line Saur Kroul. Sun cured IVtlClies, llk.\ per lb. C. W. HUDG1NS &. CO. Both I'hOlliS. 802 Crawford street, del' Gfti "fo r r el nt. Thiee-slory Warehouse, No. cio Craw foul ktr^et; excellent location for a gro? cery, notion, hardware or coinmliilon houfce; i(nt. sr.*, per month JNO. L. WATSON, : >5 High street, Portsmouth. Va. H, B. WILKINS - HAS A CIIOICL L< IT OF? Clean Free-Bui ning Stove and Nut Coal JUST FROM THE MINES. ?Phono 21 IS. -FOR Whereas, by virtue of Section 1371 of tbo code of Virginia, edition KSS7, as aintnded by an Act of the General As? sembly of Virginia, approved February 23d, 1M<S. the Council of the City of I'ons nioiitb and Board of Supervisors of Nor? folk County uro authorised, if they deem be3t for the Interest of said city and county, after advertising the same for thirty days previous to the day of lease, to lease out the KVrr es which now ply, by authority of law, between the city of Portsmouth and Norfolk and Wellington Point or Berkley, known as the Norfolk County Ferries, at public auction, to the highest bidder, for a term of ten years, upon such terms and conditions as tho raid ("01111011 and Board of Supervisors shall determine, and may require bond or bonds Iroin the lessee or lessees in such sum as they may deem best for thu faithful performance of tho terms of tho lease, and with sureties deemed by them Sllfllctcut which bond or bonds shall bo made payable to the City of Portsmouth and Norfolk County, provided that said Council and Board of Supervisors may lease out tho said Perries as a whole, or in such parts as they may deem best for tho Interest of the sad city and county. And, whereas the said Council of tho City of Portsmouth and Hoard of Super? visors of Norfolk County, respectively, deemed it to the best interest of said city and county to lease out the said Perries, determined and approved certain terms and conditions upon which the s.uj perries should be [cased; and did appoint tbo undersigned a committee with in? structions to advertise and leaso tho sau.e in accordance with said terms and conditions; now. therefore, we, the under Signed, III pursuance of said Instructions, at 12 O'CLOCK M <.n the 1st OAY OP MAHCll, 1899, nt public auction, to tho highest bidder in front of the Courthouse doc:-, in the city of Portsmouth, offer for lease for a term <-r leu years the Ferries which now p!y, by authority of law. be? tween the Cities of Portsmouth and Nor? folk and Wellington Point, or Berkley, known as the Norfolk county Ferries, to? gether with ail the steamers, boats, their apparel ami appurtenances, and tbo wlucives, docks, landings, buildings and all ether property now owned by tho said city and county and now used or subject in be used in connection with mid for the uses and purposes of said Ferries, subject to the terms, conditions and pro? visions determined und approved by sad C uncll of the City of Portsmouth and itnnrd of Supervisors of Norfolk County, which said terms and conditions may bo seen at iho' olllco of K. Thompson, Jr., Cleik of tb<?City Council, and Alvah II. Martin. Clerk i f the Hoard of Supervisors. The committee reserves the right to re? ject any and all b ds, and no bid shall he received until the person or persons mak? ing the same shall have deposit'd a cer? tified < h? i k for the sum of |2,eoo, payable to the Treasurer Of "The Comity of Nor? folk and Treasurer cf the City of l'orlo mouth, to be forfeited upon Ids or thMr failure to comply with such bids or tho terms "f the b-ase but to be returned to such biddl r Upon li's bid being rejected or on Ills compliance with tho terms cf said lc u e. JOHN A. CODI). Chairman committee Hoard of Supervi? sors. Norfolk County, V?. W.T. BACKUS, Jr.. Chairman Committee City Council, l'orts inouth, Va. |a25-S0t ELK'S OPERA HOUSE, THURSDAY, FEB. 2ND, 1899, AT S P. M. I MR, AND MRS. FRANCIS LABADIE, Delineators of Human Characters. For benefit of Seaside lx>dge No. 80, K. of P. Wooing Scene, Trial Scene, A Happy Pair, lemon and Pythias. Two hours or more enjoyment. Admission?Lower i . SOc.j Gallery, Sic. No rdserved seats. Ja29-it 6c Flaked Oats 6c. Douglat Stuart's American nroats, G<\ New Prunes, bright and black as a ra? ven's wing, 8, in If. cents. A lot of Presh Mountain Kggs Just re? ceived. Something nice. Have you Hied my Tea and Coffee? Ii. lt. BABK8DALB, 129 Court street. Ii-Ii 'nhone. 22SS. noiio-cm FOR ONE WEEK ONLY ! Any Mien's -Suit in one -Window, WORTH DOUBL.El THE MONEY, Biggest thing ever offered?see them. to close out balance of Winter Stock. UNDERWEAR AND SHIRTS BELOW COST. NEW YORK CLOTHING CO,, (THE LEADING MOUSE OF PORTSMOUTH ) y.i MICH STHEET, PORTSMOUTH. VA. A Case of Grippe Carr'a Anti-Grippe Tills cure all cases of Grippe, far superior to any qulnino compound on the market. When you aro fover'sh, have cold in head, headaches, piins In hack and chest, ach'.ns In limbs and joints, you need Oarr's Anti-Grippe. I'll;-. 25c. box. Tle-y arc a dead shot to Gl ppc. Whin yen arc troubled with an < !ii hanging-on couch you should take fan's Cough Balsam. Mr, I.. I>. Ilster says; I had an did han^iiiK-on erippo cough; tried everything with no effect; took i'nir's C'ou^'h Balaam and was speedily cured, ttc. bottle. Jerome F\ Carr ?Wholesale and Retail UrusKlsts.? Corner Court and County and Green near Bart street. AU Patent Medicines at Cut Rates. YOUR CAPITAL, iOUR CREDIT AND YOUR G'H)D NAME ARE INVOLVED IF YOU* INSURANCE FAILS YOU. We charge no more for SAFETY FUND POLICIES, which are CONFLAGRATION PROOF, than others charge for inferor protection. T^li? Best i? tli? CTlaoct?>e^9tl>s JOHN IL, WATSON, . , . . . . Portsmouth, Va.