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PORTSMOUTH LOCAL NEWS AND ADVERTISEMENTS
What Virginian-Pilot Rep?
resentatives Hear Daily.
BRIEF ITEMS OF INTEREST
Ihn Movement? ol rcnple lu Whom
lb* A?cr?fc Header' I* Jnier
mtril-Happening-* in ? Itt?
tlx ?x, ItvllfflROUS nml Social ? If
clra-A t'oicciiii or t'uinre
Mrs. George W. Kins is quite sick n:
tlie family resilience, on South Street.
The February term of tlie Hustings
Court will convene next Thursday.
There will be a grand jury.
The streets arc in a horrible condi?
tion from the snow and continued
Yestrrdnv morning a colored woman
twisted her ankle and fell on South
street, near Mi.Idle. She was carried
to her home, on Columbia Btreet.
There was a run-away ami smesh-up1
on Green street yesterday. The wagon
was badly damaged and the driver
Mr. James Moore is acting clerk of
the maiket during Mr. Grant's Illness.
It rained nearly all nlgbi Friday and
cleared off the crossings, und this was
greatly appreciated by pedestrians.
This being the first Sunday In the
month communion will be administered
in a number of the churches.
The Rev. R. F. Readies was much
The condition of Mr. 10. N. Grant was
much improved yesterday.
There are but few country people
coming to town now .the roads being
In such terrible condition.
The funeral of Mr. Jolin Jenkins will
take place this afternoon at tl o'elock
from the South Street Baptist Church.
The funeral of Mrs. Ann Parsons will
take place this afternoon nt 3 o'clock
from the residence of Mr. E. N. Grant,
corner of Clifford and Efflnghnm
The repairs to Central Church have
not been completed yet.
Misses Godwin & F.tlierldge give no?
tice in to-day's paper that they have
formed a co-partnership for the pur?
pose of conducting the groeery busi?
ness at 9:4 South street. These young
men are well known and deserve
share of the public patronage.
Attention is called to Emmett Plans'
advertisement. He has Just opened the
largest line of embroideries ever shown
In the city at remarkable low prices.
He Is also closing out a lot of all-wool
skirts at HOc. Attention Is called also
.to his white goods department.
The Rev. Pr. R. H. Pitt Is n. guest
of Mr. and iMrs. E. C. Brooks, of Court
The colored man referred to in yes
terd,i3-'s Issue as having had his log
broken up the river nt a guano factory.
Is named George Gray.
Judge L. R. Watts bought the Pick?
ering farm, at auction yesterday, for
jr.,000. It is situated on the Old Deep
Creek mad, in Western Branch.
Although the rector is still sick, the
usual morning and evening services will
be held at St. John's Church to-day.
The Artillery School hand, of Fortress
Monroe, has been engaged to furnish
music for the Pythlans at the funeral of
Mr. John R. Jenkins this afternoon.
Miss May Podd Jenkins, who hns been
quite ill nt her home, in Cottage Place,
has greatly Improved.
The members of Portsmouth Com?
pany, No. 15, IT. R. K. of P., and At?
lantic Company. No. 1. are requested
to meet at Pythian Castle this after?
noon at 2 o'clock for the purpose of
paying the last tribute of respect to
their deceased brother. John R. Jenkins.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. R. Spruce lost by
death yesterday their Infant son.
Thomas J. The funeral will take place
this morning at 11 o'clock from the
family residence. Ann and Webster
The Red Men are having quite a
boom now. At every meeting there nre
a number of applications for member?
The police force Is badly crippled
now, Mr. Hnrt being confined to his
home on account of sickness: Mr. Long,
sick, and a vacancy on the force.
A gentleman who had been off with
n number of frlrnds at O'-enn View
while on his way home bought a num?
ber of birds and cnrrled them home,
telling his wife that it was the result
of a day's gunning.
Trinity Circle oi the King's Daugh?
ters will meet in Trinity parish-house
Tuesday n'^ernoon nt 3:30 o'elock.
Police Officer Haiti's condition re?
There will be a mass meeting of the
membership of Court Street Baptist
Chun h this afternoon at " o'clock for
the purpose of elc ling deacons for the
Tin- Walter Judkins arrested in Nor?
folk for a felony is not our Wnltl r. the
Well-known railroad conductor.
Capt. S. H. Hlltchlns Is. we are glad
t" say. Improving quite nicely.
A colored man named Alex. Jeffrey
fell in n tit on Columbia street last
n;ght. lie recovered in twenty minute.
Mr. Frnnk M. Monis, a member <>f
the Old Dominion Guards, arrived home
yesterdny morning from Havana on n
furlomrh of twenty days' duration. II.
says tho boys nr.- in excellent health
and that all <f them send their best
regards to friends home.
"Tom" Brady, for fighting, was sent
to the county jail his! night by Justice
Rustic for thirty .lay .
For Stealing waste to the value ..f SI
John Riley was sent lo .U.I last nlghl
from the county for a period of thirty
Rev. Pr. R. J. Willlngham Is the
guist or R,-v. Pr. W. F. Fisher at the
Hon. Joseph T. Lawless wns In the
city yesterday and led in the after?
noon for Washington, D. C
The members of Portsmouth Lodge
No. lfi. K. of p., are called <.ut by order,
in another column, to attend the fune?
ral of their brother, John R. Jenkins.
The Armstrong sloek yard offers
twelve fresh Jersey cows for sale. For
particulars see "ad."
Some time during Friday night some
unknown person fired a ball at the tele?
graph oparntor who Is employed by the
F^br.-rd AlV Line at their house, Jusl
T here tbs r.?lt line end the Seaboard
Alt' L'ary-crcrscs each other. The gen?
tleman lias no idea who the party was
or what his object was in li-ing nt him
Dr. A. E. Owen will to-day enter upon
bis duties as pastor of one of the Nor
OF INTEREST TO YOU.
Something' of Value to Readers of the
The Rrandt Company tells you that
the best is always the cheapest, espe?
cially when you get first-class goods at
low figures. They will commence to?
morrow their special sale for this week.
Regular goods, soft bosom shirts, worth
*>0 cents, will be sold for half that price,
and other goods in like proportion.
They tell you that if you will compare
their shoes with others and then take
the prices of both, you will find theirs. ;
like those who advertise them for much ,
less than theirs, have more ease and ;
comfort, as well as style. See advertise?
A nicely furnished room, with or
without board, can be had by referring
to our advertising columns.
As Valentine Day is drawing near,
and the sending of these missives Is en?
gaged in by a number of people, of
<'"inse you want to know where to buy
them the cheapest. By referring to An
d trson and Thompson's column you will
e e what bargains they offer in this
The New York Clothing Company
tells you that any suit In their window
will be sold for S3.5*0, which are worth
double that amount. They say that it
Is the biggest thing ever offered in this
city. Children's clothing has been cut
I in proportion. This Is for one week
During the month of February four
Subjects Of special interest to every
young man?Living Itssues of the Day
will be discussed at the Sunday after?
noon meetings. The tlrst meeting ot
this series will be held to-morrow af?
ternoon at 4 o'clock. Mr. Frank l-i.
i 'roeker will speak. Subject, "The
Choice of Business." The preliminary
Song Service will be an interesting fea?
The meeting for boys -will be held at
3 o'clock. Mr. Walter H. McGchee will
speak, and the White and lied Choirs
will sing. All men nnd boys will re?
ceive a cordial welcome.
ENFORCE THE ORDINANCE.
There Is an ordinance that requires
all obstructions, such as boxes, barrels,
etc.. to be removed from the street at
night, but recently It has not been fully
carried nut. A number of people leave
slop pails and debris barrels in the
Friday night n gentleman was on his
way home about 11 o'clock. it was
raining at the time. Just after passing
under a shed he struck a slop l;eg,
which caused him to fall and hurt him?
self. The accident might have been
If people were required to conform to
the ordinance there would be no cause
for such a complaint. Another accident
of the kind may prove more serious.
EXPLOSION AT THE MADISON.
Yesterday morning at 11:30 o'clock
considerable excitement prevailed about
Hotel Madison, occasioned by the ex?
plosion of the hot water attachment
of the cooking range.
"Tom" Dellinger. the colored chief,
was slightly injured, a piece of the Hy?
ing metal from tho range, which was
wrecked, etriklng him on the hip. No
one else was hurl; but for a few min?
utes the guests, were considerably
alarmed, and hurried to learn the cause
of the explosion, and upon being in?
formed the usual quietude prevailed
among them, with the exception of ono
or two who grumbled about dinner be?
A RARE TREAT.
Announcement Is made In these col?
umns that Ralph Ringham, the cele
brated boy orator, will give an enter?
tainment at the Court Street Raptist
Church on Tuesday night, the 7th In?
stant, for the benefit of Park View
Mr. Ringham Is no stranger In this
city, having lectured nere on several
occasions to the delight of those who
heard him. The preas notices from all
parts of the country speak in glowing
terms of his ability, and as the enter?
tainment Is given In raise funds to help
build a church in Park View, the pub?
lic should turn out largely to hear him.
THE TOPEICA FOR REPAIRS.
The cruiser Topeka and the collier
Sterling came up to the navy yard yes
terday morning. Tho Topeka, bough I
at the outbreak of the war by thi.s
Government, broke down at San Juan.
Porto Rico, recently, nnd was towed
up by the Sterling, as stated. She will
be repaired at this yard. Her boilers
are in bad condition, but she came up
j to the yard under her own steam.
The Solace, lying in Hampton Roads,
was furnished ammunition from the
t Portsmouth, Virginia, magazine yester?
day by the aid of lugs, which ferried
STRICKEN WITH PARALYSIS.
Yesterday morning, about 11 o'clock,
Mrs. Virginia A. Winingder. mother of
Police Oniccr William Winlngder, one
of the city's most highly respected la?
dies was stricken with paralysis.
Dr. I1'. S. Hope was called in, and he
found the sufferer in a very critical
condition, the victim of a partial paral?
ysis of the brain. At a hue hour last
nigh: Mrs. Winingdcr's condition was
not one to lead her sons and other very
deeply Interested relatives and friends
to hope for a speedy recovery.
FOURTH STREET SUNBEAMS.
The regular monthly meeting of the
Fourth Street Baptist Sunbeam Society
will take place this afternoon at 3
o'clock. The program arranged for the
occasion is as follows: Quartette, by
Messrs. Bishop, Roper, Talbert and Da?
vis; recitation, by Misss Annie Cherry.
An address will be delivered by Rev.
R. .1. Willingham, of Richmond, secre?
tary of the Southern Baptist Conven?
tion and editor of the Foreign Mission
Journal, who is able and very Interest?
EV10NTS TO-MOR1 toW.
Portsmouth Hook ami Ladder Com?
pany, volunteer firemen
Grimes' Battery, Virginia Volunteers.
Portsmouth Naval Lodge No. loo, a.
F. <fc A. M.
Portsmouth Lodge No. HI, K. of V
Chesapeake Lodge No. IIM), K. of 11.
Tidewater Lodge No. Cli. 1. O. O. F,
Portsmouth Lodge No. 82, B. P. O. E.
Police Commissioners, Mayor's office.
Board of Health, Council chamber.
THE ROLL OF HONOR.
The following is the Olive Branch
School roll of honor for January, lSi>9.
Girls?Mary Savage. Lottie Savage
Annie Pulley, Lucy Thompson, Lillian
Boys?Linwood Wooster, Eddie Dunn.
Paul Dunn, Harry Dunn.
Try our 15c. boys' black hose, two
pairs for 2Gc. Heavy ribbed. Charles
R. Wei ton & Co.
DIVINE SERVICES TO-DAY.
The Churches Wherein You May Hear
the Gospel Preached.
Wright Memorial M. E. Church.
South. Rev. R. B. Blankenflhlp. pas?
tor?Sunday school at 9:15 a. in.
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. in. by
the pastor Morning subject, ".Evi?
dence of the Church'? Infidelity." Even?
ing. "Was Man Made for Naught?"
Parte View Baptist Church?Sunda?
school at 9:30 a. m. Preaching at 10 a.
m. and 7:30 p. m. by Rev. W. S. Hlnes.
At the morning service the communion
or the Lord's Supper will be adminis?
South Fourth Street Baptist Church.
Rev. J. W. Mitchell, pastor?Sunday
school at 9:30 a. m. Preaching at 11 a.
m. by the pastor. Subject, "Christ
Crucified." At 7:30 the pulpit will be
filled by Rev. R. J. Willlngham. D. D..
Secretary or the Foreign Mission Board
or the Southern Baptist Convention.
Dr. Willlngham I? a distinguished man
and a great speaker. Don't Call to hear
Owens Memorial M. K. Church, Rev.
U. T. Waterlield. pastor?Sunday school
at 9:15 a. m. Preaching nt 11 a. m. and
7:30 p. m. by the pastor.
Court Street Baptist Church?Sunday
school at 9:30 p. m. Preaehlng at 11 a.
in. and 7:30 p. m. by Rev. R. II. Pitt,
I). I)., of Richmond, Vn.
Calvary Baptist Church?Rev. Sam?
uel Saunders, pastor?Services to-day
will be as follows: Sunday school at
9:30 a. m.. E. P. Rodman, Superintend?
ent. Prenchlng at 11 a. m. and 7 p. m.
by the pastor. Meeting for Bible study
at 2:30 p. m.
Fourth Street Baptist Church, corner
Foil rib and Lincoln streets, Rev. W. F.
Fisher, pastor?Sunday school at 9:15
a. m. Pleaching by the pastor at II a.
m. and 7:30 p. m.
Surgeon G. 10. H. Harmon, detached
from the Newark and ordered to the
Am phi trite.
Surgeon A. C. II. Russell, detached
from the Bureau of Medicine and Sur?
gery and ordered to the Newark.
Paymaster J. 10. Martin, detached
rrom the Boston and ordered to tem?
porary duty on the Buffalo.
Assistant Paymaster D- Potter, de?
tach, d from the Bufralo and ordere*
to the Boston.
Knslgn C. C. Fewel, detnehed from
the Marblebend und ordered home.
Lieutenant G. F. Cooper, ordered to
remain on duty nt th<9 Naval Academy.
Lieutenant 10. A. Anderson, ordered
to additional duty In charge of the
Lieutenant Victor Blue, detached
from command of the Alvarado and
ordered to the Alliance.
Ensign W. D. Brotherton. detached
rrom the Cincinnati and ordered to the
Lieutenant C. S. Williams, detaebnd
from the Gwln and ordered to the Mar?
Assistant Surgeon J. J. Snyder. de?
tnehed from the Wabash and ordered
to Newport on temporary duty.
Lieutenant Commander R. P. Jasper
lias been detached from command of
the monitor Terror, at the Portsmouth
(Va.) Yard, and ordered to command
j "WING" HALL'S APPOINTMENT.
lie Is Now the Tlmner Inspector of
This Navy Yard.
Yesterday morning Mr. V. W. Hall,
known to his companions of boyhood
days as "Wing," was the recipient from
Secretary of the Navy John D. Long of
the appointment as Timber Inspector
at this, the Portsmouth navy yard.
At the Brooklyn navy yard two
years ago Mr. Hall entered a compet?
itive examination for the position of
master shipwright at that station. He
was successful and appointed, but In
July following he was unfortunate
enough to be on a staging, which fell,
resulting In the breaking of Iiis right
leg and arm. and otherwise injured
1 him. Iiis health was so Impaired that
Ii? could no: stand the winters North,
and he resigned. He was tendered by
the Navy Department the position <>f
dock master at Pensacola, but upon the
advice of his physician, lie declined to
accept i;. The pay of the place is $4
a day, and his many friends will re?
joice to know that "Wing'' will stay
homo with them.
IT LEFT WITH HER.
Ellen Elliot! came to this city to visit
her friend. Martha McN'ew, and was
kindly received, spent her time and
left. When she left, however, a watch
valued at $1S went with her. Martha
swore out a warrant for her friend, and
yesterday the case came up for exam?
ination, but owing to an important wit?
ness heing absent it was continued un?
Against the sttacka or revers. pneumonia
and other serious nnd prostrating di?
seases by taking a few bottles or Hood's
HOOD'S PILLS are the favorite family
cathartic. Easy to take, easy to operate.
i ii 11 rcl .t Now I?n??piieror Service.
(By Telegraph to Virglnlan-Pilot.)
Macon. Oa., Feb. 4.?Commencing
February 5th an entirely new passen?
ger service between Savannah, Atlanta,
Chattanooga and all Important West?
ern points will be Inaugurated by the
Georgia and Alabama and Southern
railway, comprising Pullman buffet
sleeping cars between Savannah and
Atlanta, leaving nnd arriving at most
comfortable hours, and availing of the
fast Northwestern and Florida service
existing on the Southern railway nnd
Its connections. It will give Savannah
in each direction the advuntage of
?Inickest possible schedule to and from
all Western points
I'hnnii For t'nlnrr.
(l)y TVlrgr.iph to Vtrgln'nn-Pllot.)
Washington, D. C, Feb. 4.?The
President to-day oppointod Mayer
dien to be coiner of the mine at New
171 OK SAM-:. ? TWELVE HEAD OF
' fresh Jersey Cows. Apply to the
ARMSTRONG STOCK Port Norfolk.
OWNER WANTED. ? FOR MlER
clian<tl--e IcTt at J. E. Parker's sta?
bles. :tij King street, six weeks ago.
Please apply promptly, pay charges and
FOR SALE ? EIGHT-ROOM IHV!?.!,?
ling uad all modern convenience*:
located In desirable part of the ritv. Ad
I dross "REAL B3TATE," care Ylrgln'uti
Pilot ofllce. Porlsnioiitli. fe3-jt
"1,1 till BALE. ? A Mtl.lv DAIKY DO
1; lug u prosperous business; will sell
cheap for cash. Flrst-cluss opportunity
for a live man. Address I. X. L. Vir
glnian-Pilol ofllce, Portsmouth.
iT?lA.VI) 2 LOTS FOR SALE
or for rent, at north end of Cook
street Pa: it View, Portsmouth, by E. J.
M ISA ItS. Apply on premis s. |a29-lW
In OR BALE] ? A GROCERY STORE
" doliiH u good business; also Fixtures
and Show Cases; will be nold cheap. Ap?
ply on northeast currier of Queen nnd
Godwin stieets. fel-lw
FOR RENT. ?NICELY FURNISHED
room, with or without board, at 319
Crawford stiret. fef.-St*
ATTENTION, PYTHIANS 1
THE MKMRERS OF PORTMOUT1I
COM 1'A XV No. 15, U. r. K. P. a r'j
hereby ordeied to assemble al Pythian
Castle THIS (Sunday) AFTER-NOON at 2
O'clock, In full dress uniform, for the pur?
pose ol paving the lu-.u sad tribute of re?
spect |n our deceased brother, JOHN It
Atlamio Company No. 1, of this city,
and Virginia Company No. 2, of Norfolk,
mo earnestly requested to unite with us!
By order of
R. FRANK VAT "I SHAN, Captain.
CEO. M. PEED, Recorder. It
AtlanCo Oirapany No. 1. 17. R. K. P.
Portsmouth, Va., February nth, 1899.
Sir KaNIOHTS.?YOU ARE HEREBY
commanded to assemble at your ar?
mory THIS (Sunday) AFTERNOON at 2
o'clock. In full dress uniform, to unite
with Portsmouth Company No. 15 in pay?
ing the last tribute of respect t> our de?
ceased Sir Knight. JOHN r. JENKINS.
r. P. HCNT1NO, Cnpt. Cotn'd'g.
JOHN U NHl.suN. Recorder. It
THE MEMBERS OP PORTSMOUTH
LODGE No. K-. K. or P.. are hereby
notified to assemble at Pvthi.m Castle
THIS (Sunday) AFTERNOON at 2
o'clock for the purpose of paying the last
sad tribute of respect to our deceased
Brother, John r. JENKINS.
Atlantic Ixxlge No. 24, K. of P., nnd Sea
s'.do I^oduo No. ?0 are cordially Invited to
Join US In the last sad rites of laying to
rest our beloved Brother.
By order of the <'. C.
JOHN C. BUMMERS, K. of R. and S.
~THE SECOND GRAND ANNUAL
YOUNG MEN'S HEBREW ASSOCIATION,
Pythian Castle. Portsmouth. TUESDAY
EVENING. February 7th, at S o'clock.
Tickets, 2a cents. Two grand prizes will
be given. fc4-3t
The regular annual meeting of the
VILLA HEIGHTS COMPANY will be
held nt No. :?? High street. Portsmouth
on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY I4TH, l?i
at 12 o'clock noon. AH shareholders are
urged to be present
JNO. L. WATSON,
fe3-10t Secretary and Treasurer.
Portsmouth, V.l., Feb. 4th. 1S9S.
Dear Sirs:?If i entered Into a news?
paper controversy relative to tho merits
; of tho different latteries of artillery of
the South, 1 would not select as an oppo
j nent a disciple of Annanias and Saphira
j or a follower of and admirer of tho teach?
ings of Brlngham Young.
it is a foul bird that defiles his own
nest, and he. should not soar so high for
fear that In tho fall ho may be sadly
Drop Steel Forgings
?are use*.! in the?
wc sell. 1S99 models are now ready.
We have adopted u new plan by
\vh ch we HELP YOU PAY FOR
YOUR BICYCLE. Come and see
us for particulars.
W. N. WHITE, 108 High St., Portsmouth, Va.
AT 411 COURT STREET,
nr.<l shall In the future devote my time and attention to the
REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL BUSINESS,
and soiled n fhare or patronage from my friends and tho public. I have some bar?
gains for Investors or home Siekers. Personal attention given to tlie ea?eetion c(
R S BROOKS.
ftsl-ly _REAL ESTATE AND RKXTAI, AGENT.
WE DON'T 5AY HUCH ABOUT COAi 11 ~~
W; Sc ?. PARKER,
CORNER COUNTY AND CRAWFORD STR EETS.
JKNKINS.? At his lato residence. No.
512 South strert, Portsmouth, Va., at 3:25
l>. in.. February 2. 1S99. JOHN RKED
J KN K INS, nged 45 years.
The funeral services will take place nt
South Street Haptlst Church T>I1S (Sun?
day) AFTJvK'NOC'N nt 3 o'clock. Friends
nnd ncquii'ntnn;es are Invited to attend.
Ur ANTED.-A POSITION AS 8A1.10S
nian or clerk In any kind of busi?
ness, several years experience; goid ref?
erences. Address M.. VIrglnian-Ptlot of?
Ralph Bingham, the boy orator,
will be at the
Court Street Baptist Churcli,
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7th,
for the benefit of the Park View Bap?
Price of admission, 25 cents to any
part of the hous; fe5-2t
TW? couniy Ferries
Whereas, by virtue of SerMon 1371 of
tho Code of Vlrc aia, edition 1SS7, *.t
amended by an Act of the Oeuerat As
scmbly or Virginia, approved February
23d. IS9S, the Council el Hie City of I'oits
iiio'uth anil board of Supervises of Nor
folk County aie authorized. If they deem
best lor the Interest of said city and
county, after advertising the same tor
thirty days previous to ihe day or base,
to lease mit the Ferr:es which now ply,
by authority of law, between the city of
Portsmouth nnd Norfolk and Wellington
Point 01 Berkley, known as the Norfolk
County Ferries, at public auction, to the
highest bidder, for a term or ten yens,
upon such term.i and conditions as the
said Council and Hoard cr Supervisors
shall determine, and may require b.ind or
bonds from Ihe lessee or lessees Mi such
sum as they may deem best for the
faithful pei formanee or the terms or the
lease, and with sureties deemed by them
sunh-lent which bond or bonds shall be
made payable to the City of Portsmouth
and Norfolk County, provided that said
Council and Board of Supervisors may
lease out the said F?>rri'-s as n whole, or
In such par;s as they may deem liest for
the Interest or the sa d city and county.
And, whereas the said Council of the
City of Portsmouth and Hoard of Super?
visors or Norfolk County, respectively,
deemed it to the best Interest of slid
city and county to lease out the said
Ferries, determined and approved certain
terms and conditions upon which tii" said
Forries should be leased: and did appoint
tho undersigned a committee with In?
structions to ndvertlso and lease the
same :n accordance with said terms and
conditions; now. therefore, we. the under?
signed, in pursuance of said instructions,
at 12 O'CLOCK M. cn the 1st DAY OF
MARCH, IS99, at public auction, to the
hiebest bidder in front of the Courthouse
door, in the City of Portsmouth, ?fter for
base for a term of ten years the Perries
which now ply, by authority of law. be?
tween tho Cities of Portsmouth and Nor?
folk nnd Wellington Point, cr Berkley,
known ns the Norfolk Couniy Ferries, to?
gether with all the steamers, boils, their
apparel and appurtenances, and the
wharves, docks, landings, buildings and
all other property now 'owned by the
said city ciml county and now used or
subject to be used In connection with nnd
for tho uses and purposes of said Ferries,
subject to ilic terms, conditions and pro?
visions determined and approved by said
C uncil of the City of Portsmouth and
Board of Supervisurs of Norfolk County,
which said terms and conditions may be
seen at the ollice of F.. Thompson, Jr.,
Clerk of the City Council, and Alvah H.
Martin, Ch rk of ihe Hoard of Supervisors.
The committee reserves the right to re?
ject any and nil bids, and no bid shall be
received until the person or persons mak?
ing the same shall have deposited a cer
tllled check tor the sum of (S-.'i?, payable
to the Treasurer of ihe county or Nor?
folk and Treasurer of Ihe City of Purls
mouth, to be forfeited upon his or their
failure to comply with sieh bids or the
terms of the lease, but to he returned to
such bidder upon his bid being rejected or
on h?3 compliance with the terms of said
lease. jrillN A. CO DD,
Chairman Committee Board ot Supervi?
sors. Norfolk County, Va.
W.T. BACKUS, Jr..
Chairman Committee City Council. Ports?
mouth, Va. Ia2.*>-30t
Seaboard and Roanoke. R. R Co.
Office Portsmouth. Va., Feb. 1, 1SK>.
AT THE REQUEST OF STOCK
h aiders holding more than one-tenth
of the capital stock of this company, a
special meeting of stockholders will be
held at tho office of the company In
1 "ort.'--uioiiib. Va., on TUESDAY, the 7th
u.iy of March next, nt 10 o'elock a. m.
By order Of the President.
WM. W. CHAiMBERr.AINE.
Special OKers for a Few Days.
Pure Creamery Butter. 21c. We will of
fcr for a few days only fresh Oyster
Crackers, Nle-Nacks. Soda Crackers.
Lemon Cakes and Clnger Snaps at 5c. per
pound. Come quick before they go. Fin'
Maryland Packed Peaches, ltv. per can,
tills Is less than the wholesale price on
these goods. Partien Pears, 3 pound cans.
10c,; California Prunes, 6o.: Juicy Or
-angos. 4^--per doson-j Fine Cor-nod Spots,
DC. per pound: Hosten Baked Beans, 3
pound cans, Sc. Try our Brownie Krand
Poach ir you want something good.
C. W. HUDGINS &. CO.
Both Phones. ?02 Crawford street.
Three-story Warehouse. No. 610 Craw?
ford street: excellent location for a gro
eery, notion, hardware or commission
house; not, jr..-! per mo.ith.
JNO. U WATSON.
ZOO IHgh street._Portsmouth. Va
Genuine Imported Italian Paste, at the
low price of ]0c. per pound. Macaroni,
French and American. Am still selling
a lino corn at s.-. per i-.m. 3 pounds Toma?
toes at 7c. June l'ris at 7c. Fine Teas
and Coffees, fresh roasted and ground.
F.. It. IIARKSDAI.E.
129 Court street.
H"ll 'nhone. 22.-3. no26-6m
H, B. WILKINS
- HAS A CHOICE LOT OF?
Stove and Nut Coal
JUST FROM THE MINES.
The Blst Always the Cheapest!
High quality at low prices our persistent aim?and our people are not
slow to recognize that for perfection in
MEN'S WINTER SUITS AND OVERCOATS !
Unequalled Values. Specials for this week: Regular Goods.
Advance sale of SOFT BODY SHIRTS, worth 50c., 26'^c. each.
PUKE LINEN CUFFS, worth 2 5c. per pair, Sc.
HALF HOSE, black or tan, or black or tan with white feet, value 20c,
at 11c. '
i4??lcwSPa.peTS aro fllU ?r bargain sales this month?one. might think shoes are
? t. i i'.w;,v-'comn'l'<' a little?you'll Und priced about tho same <vervwhere when
liV.V.', ?own- ,Ul"' great advantage lies lu Mi? tine .m.tlliv of our Shoes, a a well as
.,\, o, r "e^wmrortaWe?they'll cost you no more, yet they're Letter Hum
others a 8a,nc '"K'e U1"' wc" 111 your r,;t;t ,,loro comtortablo than
THE BRANDT COMPANY, 213 and 215 High St.
^STRICTLY ONE PRICE?FOR. CASH ONLY.
4-fOOO YARDS EMBROIDERY,
AT PRICES NEVER HEARD OF
The best 5c, 8c. and 10c. line in the city.
A full line of White Goods, Plain, Checked and Striped
from $c. to 25c per yard.
V/2 dozen All-Wool Skirts, 75c. quality to be closed out
_TERMS CASH.__320 HIGH STREET._
Whitney's B autiful Line of Fine Artistic Valentines. Largest
assortment. Prices from lc. to $}.50.
234-HIGH STREET. PORTSMOUTH, VA.
Sorcial Attention to Mail Orders.
it, D. GODWIN. Cr. A. ?rriTBRIDGR
GODWIN & ETHEHIDGE,
Opened BATUtRTWY, February A. with n full lire or Plain and Fancy Groceries
PRICES THAT OAN'T B45 BEAT.?Butler, IS mid 22c: the beat Flour ?0 and
28c.: Pigs Feet. .: Tripe, Sc.: Blee. 7e. Fresh Meats In all -.:s branches.' Vege?
tables, Tobacco, Cigars and C gare tics. Orders taken and delivered promptly.
924 SOUTH STREET.
McKinley Has a Rod
?iY'??/?*? I'M ?* ?#
for Bagan, and has cordially invited
into the woodshed. There Is a roi
pickle for every onn Unit neglect!
protect th-'ir property by Insttra
which they will 11 ltd sooner or later,
when they least cxpci : It. Insure In
Senbtard Firo Insurance Company,
only home company In Tidewater
Instead of BCrcamlng "liar"
You may be screaming "lire,"
And n policy on the Seaboard
Is something you will dcairo.
E. L. DAS HI ELL, Asent
410 Crawford Street,
ja2o-i2iii Portsmoulh, Va.
FOR ONE WEEK ONLY !
finy Mens suit in our
worth double: the: money,
Biggest thing ever offered?see them.
Big Gut in Children's Mi
to close out balanceTof Winter Stock.
UNDERWEAR AND SHIRTS BELOW COST.
NEW YORK CLOTHIMG CO.,
(THE LEADING HOUSE OF PORTSMOUTH )
214 HIGH BTREIS
PORTSMOUTH'S LEADING HAT STORE.
"A fair exterior Is a silent recbimnendailon" Is an old maxim and the weil
d res & cd man with a neat and stylish hat commands respect where tho shabbily
and "don't care" man will not. No man looks well dressed without a neat and
becoming hat. As we are mak nit ready tor the advent tf Spring by turning our
hats into cash we arc selling at very low prices Derbys ana Fedoras, becoming la
shape exquisite In style elegant In outline, rich In color and of superfine quality.
Our Umbrellas are guaranteed and wo are selling them at all prices.
Before purchasing anything In our I'.negivo us a call and examine our stock
and you w ill be plcasi d.
^LADIES' PFiRASOLS fi SPECIALTY.^
WM. B. D??6HTREY &
TERMS CASH. 3I8 HIGH STREET,
A Case of Grippe
Onrr's An'.l-Orippp rills cure all cases
of Grippe, far superior to any quintna
compound on the market. When you are
fever sh have cold In head, headaches,
pains In back and chest, aching In limbs
and Joints, you need Oarr's Antl-Orlppo,
Pills, 20o. box. They are a dead shot to
Grippe. When you are troubled with an
old nanglng-on cough you should take
fair's Cough Balsam. Mr, L. K locator
says: I hnd an old hanglng-on grippe
COUffh: tried everything with no effect;
took Carr'a Cough Balsam and t.as
speedily cured. 20c. bottle.
Jerome R. Carr
?Wholesale and Retail Druggists,?
Corner Court anil County and Greey near
Hart street. V
All Tatent Medicines at Cut Rates*
YOUR CAPITAL, YOUR CREDIT ?ND YOUR GOOD 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.
^Vl\e> Best las? tlie? Clxeojposit.
JOHN L, WATSON,.Portsmouth, Va,