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AVOUtNO man wants position as stenographer and bookkeeper; can give references. Address, stating ?al arv. Li t. 1>. caro,'VirBinlan-JMlot. r.y-iw? Wantkd- V. .SITI? >n As"sTKNixf raphcr or assistant bookkeeper; Can furnlsli satisrictory reference. Ad? dress a. Jt , this ollloe. f?'9-3t? YtiTantku--in a kkw days sbv VV oral g.l sbjp carpenters thai uro accustomed to wooden vesSOl IcilMtim Address, stating terms, ?;. 1 iofkm an\ Wllllamsburg, Vs. fe9-3t* \\r a n t Ii iv ? a position as " salesman ? r clerk In any kind of business; eight years' experience: good references, Address 1.. ii., rar.- Virgin? ian-Pilot oth. <?. rc3-Gi* ANTKI1 V. <; 11:1 .s ~t~?V~ju7\" K e baskets: steady work; good wastes Applv to bast basket FACTORY corner Chapel and Calvert streets, Nor? folk. \"a. frUOt AI.?ov ok TMOItOI-'lH ~EXIM\Ri7 . ence wishes a situation as llouse kceper nr Linen-Room Manager In a ho? tel. Distance no ohh ct First class ref? erent?. Address N\, Virginian-Pilot office jal-tf XXT ANTED. KVERBODT To BUY T T our Teas. Coft'ecs. Every purchasci Is entitled to suess the number beans contained in a .Mason Quart Jar. The person Ki"\s3lng nearest will receive a gold wal It. KINO TEA AND COFFEE CO.. .Market Tit.ce._ja5-1 III FOUND. FOUND.? l'OINTKIt DOC. WII1TK under body, white stripe down fore lietid; color, reddish brown.' Owner can applv at Cottag? T II Bridge and get the doy._fe7-3t? LOST. LOST DOC?I It I SI I SETTER, FE niale, reddish brown over body, white under neck and breast. Answers name Brownie. Reward of $5.00 lor return to S'Si York street. fc2-tf _BOARDERS. TV)- ANTED. - BY TWO Vor NO Ml ?V TT nrst-dnss table board, convenient to Freomason and Cumberland streets' Ktato terms. W. 11. |\ p. o jtov ??;/. Norfolk._fca-St* PLEASANT FURNISHED ROOM, with or without board, at Z-ll Church street, opposite St. Paul's Church jaH-lm* FOR RENT. I' ry Oil KENT . ? FURNISHED, AN * eight-room house in Uiambleton; ail modern conveniences: good location; near troth lines of cars. Address "V. 1..." care this office._fe7-lw* tji OR iiENT - NICK FURNISHED i? room In best locality; all c nvi 11 isnces. Reference required and given. Address V. o. Hox 14?, City._f'"' i^_ 171 Ott BENT. ?THE THBEE-STORY " brick building, corner Water and Fayetto Btreels, formerly occupied by c. W Grandy Sons Possession given nt once. Apply at ofllce or BYHD, BALD? WIN K- co._lr9-tr FOK RENT.- THE THREE BTORY Brh ti Store, No. CH) Crawford street, corner of King, Portsmouth, fuimcrly oc? cupied by w L. New lb Co. Posesslon given nt once. Apply to JOSEPH GR1CE, fcl3 Mi.bile street. _Jil-lf In oh RENT?STORES, 100, 104, 206 . Church street, at present occupied by S. Bachrach & Bro., D. K. Levy and Mrs. J s li, Anderson; possession Janu? ary 1st 1899. Apply tu J. U. RANTER. No. I'll "church street_oelS-tC FOR SALE. FOR SALE.-KINK SODA WATER FOUNTAIN. II feet lom,-. S feet high, t> draught tubes, lti syrup tubes, charging machine, .. steel tank.--, glass holders and silver Ice bowl: everything complete: years old In llrst-ctass condition; origi? nally cost $1,600; Will be sold cheap and on easy terms; good reason given for selling. (Address "FOUNTAIN,' Vlrgln tan-Pllot. fc9-tf 171 0~it S A i7e . ? DIN I NO SALOON - well established In splendid location und doing a rood business; cheap. 13. F. O., Virginian-Pilot. .laLL'-tf SPECIAL NOTICES. ENGINEER fvllSSENG. Ml ng since Sunday, January rc.i if??, Mr LOUIS P. EB AM BERT, Engineer oi the tug boat "Wlllnrd." Mr. Erambert was dressed In dark coal and vest, with jKints of lighter .-haue, brown soft hat and yellow shoes. Was last seen by one of tin men employed on ih<? boat about 7'."') p. in., of above .late, and upon being told that tiio boat would have at . O'Cloi k licit night, said "1 will be there." Any one knowing anything as to Ills whereabouts, or who Can furnish any . lue a.-, t i hvfl disappearance will confer a meat favor by notifying Iiis brother, Mr. S S. Erambert, Suffolk, Ya., or Mr. chesfr T, Calcr, his employer, at No. i Campbell's Wharf, Norfolk, Va. fe3-tf MONEY ?~ ?? easiest term.;, l.i-.o .11 i of Music building. T T NPKRORAD1J ATE DO C T O BS 1 ) Dentists. Pharmacists, Lawyers' practicing; roon graduated home, "ltox 10<'._ < Ml lea if n rp UK WONDERS of HYPNOTISM _L sent free: gives the key to ail secret power; richly Illustrated with twenty seven superb photo-engravlnsrs; anybody can learn and exert a magic Influence Over others; euro diseases and bad habits; give the luie>t parlor entertainment ever witnessed Write to-dny. Enclose stamp. national PUBLISHING CO., Dept. 12, ISlwoOd Building, Rochester, n. y. lalS-su.tu.th-'lw_ BEECH GROVE DAIRY FUR iilshes milk guaranteed 'J> per cent .?ream. Notify war in to del ver to you dally, or diop n postal to II. w. 8NEL LINC, Proprietor. JalO-lnP TT adi13s NEEDING treatment _1_J for Irregularities, Lcucorrhocn oi any other Ovarian Troubles consult Di: jackson. 112 w. Mulberry street. Bal? timore, Ma. Private sanitarium; trained nurses. Money" ready. - no waiting quick loans on iioushold furniture, WHILE IN USE. Mort? gages and other securities; liberal nil Vancos on salaries, rents, annuities. <? lates and permanent Incomes Interviews strictly private, and all Irani Ii ti ns rh idly confidential. NORFOLK MORT GAGE and LOAN CO., W H. Ilof heimer, new No, 35S Main street, :.: . Office nulliKllg, suite .. and 0 T> ROF JAMES a HARVEY'S IM .1 mease success Iii at' urinary tri il ? of a chronic iintiiie. Special treatment for constipol on. ndlgestlon and all hlo id troubles, 125 < iiurcli itrc'ct. Iloll li v. THE NORFOLK NATIONAL RANK. Capital, $100.000: surplus and profit i $'J3o,t'0O Average deposits, $2,000,000 President, J 0 Womble: vice-president C. W. Grandy; cashier, Caldwell Hardy. I iixii rn u co. Ire. SEABOARD FI BE ins1 RANCE COM PA NY. 211 Main Strei t. Patronise a home <?? mpany. Mdl'llS Hlllt I.OII.I?. JJOTTtT de WITT ft CO., 31 Gronby at. Slocks' Ana l.c-rul*. (Sputhtrn InveMments Correspondent e snlkitea. L*?IKV? C'llche"w's E:'?lish fennyroytl Rll's BRIEF ITEMS C!? INTEREST. Major Albert Akers, of Washington City. Is nt Hi ' Atlantic. Messrs. James M. Goodman, -lt. L. Campbell and A? W. 'l eavers, or Rich? mond, were hi re on business yesterday. Mr. Fred G. Kipper, of Newport News, returned home yesterday. Messrs. l?, C. Bnxeirtorc, T. GHltane and George I.. Mardre, of Windsor, N. C, reached our city yesterday ufler noon. Plckett-Buchunan Camp, C. v.. will meet at Its hall this morning at II o'clock to attend the funeral <>r their late comrade, Dr. W. T. Button. Mr. J. E. Fenlress, who litis been quite ill ;ti h s home, is now out and attending I ? bm Ii Lust evening a large party of friends of Miss Neilyo IJwycr plcusaiilly sur? prised her ami In I guests, Miss Mac Bullock and Miss Helen Warren, or ("?lens Falls. N. Y.. nl tin- home of Miss Dwyer, in Park Place. Dancing was the order of tho evening and a most enjoyable lime WttS bad by all. ?en. William P. CralghlH, of Char? leston, AW V.l., formi rly at the head of the Engineer Corps, l". S. A. now re? tired, arrived In the city yesterday and registered at the MotltlcellO Hotel. Mr. W. II. H. Trice and daughter, Miss Louise, will l ave via the -Mian tie Coast Line to-morrow for Jackson? ville. St. Augustine, Tampa and Ha? vana, to be absent some six weeks. The Halt in.er.- boats arrived yester? day morning coven I with a mantle of snow. Rev. r>r. A. E. Owen, of Grace Bap? tist Church, leaves for Richmond this morning lb nttend n meeting of the trustees of Richmond College. Mr. s. A. Hobstin, of Tuskaloosa, Altt., registered tit the Montlcello yes? terday. Dr. C. F. Newblll, president of the Norfolk 13 ard of Health, returned yes? terday morning from Baltimore. MISS Mat:- Hull, or thin city. Is the guest of ihe Miss English, at the Union Theological Seminary, Richmond. St. Valentine's Day this year falls on Tuesday ?next Tin sday. Many of the limbers to be used In erecting the Confederate monument have arrived und tire on Connr.erci.il Place. The rainy weather of the last wools has seriously affected the shipment o: truck io tie- Northern markets. Prices are good and truck is in demand. Mr. Bag]. Ql I s.d- nt of t lie ?'?mimon Council, litis for t?o years labored ti secure appropriations for paving Chapel street Tuesday night Ihe Coun? cil voted $.",.lii>0 which will pave Chapel .street to the city limits and complete tho work. The members of Norfolk Medical So? ciety will meet this morning at 11:15 a. m. at the office of Dr. H. M. Nash to aitendnhe funeral of l?r. W. T. but? ton in a body. LAID TO REST. mi:, r. n. OWENS. The ob:-- oul. s of Mr. R. II. Owens, who lost his life in being run over by a freight train on the Norfolk and Western railway, Just beyond the bridge over the lOnstorn Branch of the Kll/.abrtli iivr Monday evening, were solemnized from McKcndree M. E. Church. Brambleton Ward, at 10 o'clock yesterday morning in the presence of a large congregation. Delegations from Atlantic Lodge No. S. 1. O. R. M? and Old Oak Lodge No. Brotherhood of Railway Carmen, of which deceased was n member, were also in attendance. The services w< re conducted by the pastor. Rev. R. H- Bennett. The re? mains were laid to rest in Rlmwood Cemetery. Following wire the pall bearci s: Railroad Ca-nan ? Messrs. D. It. Propes and W. F. McICee. I. o. M. Messrs. Joseph West and George G. Hancock. Citizens Messrs. It. G. Land and W. W. Met lennnn. MISS KATHERINE E. TYNAN. Tho funeral of Miss Katherlne E. Tynan, daughter of Mr.'. Mary E. and the late .Mr. William Tynan, who de? parted H.i--- lit".- nt the home of her mother, x... |09 Bermuda street, Mon? day night, was laid from St- Mary's Catholic Church at io o'clock ycsl r day morning. Solemn requiem mass for the repose of the soul of ihe deud was celebrated by Rev. Father John Doh erty, assisted by Rev. Father Frloll. There were a large number of beauti? ful ami appropriate llornl tributes. The Interment was in St. Mary's Come i.-ry. FoIIo'aIik were the pair-bearers: M.-.-srs. .!? nn T. Hargrove. T. )!. Hat - ' ton. .1. .1. Scullion, J. L. flcnnelly, G. It. Dorr. .1. j. Callahnn, w. J. Connelly and R. .1. 11 movnn. -Mi:. A. F. LUTHER The funeral of Mr. A. F. Luther, who passed nway nt bis residence, on Ave? nue c, lluntersville, Tuesday, was sol? emnized from St. Mary's Catholic church :.t ?: o'clock yesterday after? noon. Rev. Father Job., Doliorty oni | dialing. The interment van In Elm wood Cemetery. Following were the I pall-bcai : Messrs. C. Brooks Johns? ton. Randolph Cromwell, <;e.,:-;;e Blotint, P, Qulllnn, Edward Myct'sj w j II. Ilniiiion, Titus and Seibert.: DR. W. -p. SllXXtlN. The fin,, ral i c I >r. W. T. Sutlon, who <'''"l ;il his hrime, No. .:<;.-, Ornnby street, Tuesday night at D:30 o'clock will be h. i ! fr, ;:1 lU? ,-. s|i|cnc0 .,, ?()u|1 to-day. MRS. .1. IS. JONES. Airs. .1 .< i:. .lon.-s. a venerable ami lue.,;., respected lady, died at Ihe residence .;? y-. James F. Cherry. No. :!I7 North Mal t by avenue, at 8:00 o eh.-k i.e i ,. B ;!, ,,( ,|,,, advanced ago y " ?? Tin funeral will lake place from Ti n ly M j.;. Church til S:30 o clock this afternoon. Now t-; ' you have seen out- expert watch n. i . ?. tools, you must I'.noW that we are fully prepared |0 do in workpin ? manner till complicated '?? tin l ehr n 'to te s. failed ou your Waich ? '. we u ill please you. Is im igressi've and - 'ennui Ti-ittt. ! about slxt;. day-- ago ul!? in. n Wjijt nunii y, : l'ol' I he purchase iHf - of this Stale. It is . .. r e. .is made for the i in al was never con he options held by tho ? i gentlemen conn,,-ted :.l e t. tin , ||y, and .11 be made io < lo: h i n I'n Mnrill fir ? ?>, Snuilirrii Railway. The pubi c .. Norfolk, especially those ,''"'' ten . .. .,- ittciiding Ihe MAKPt GRAs CARNIVAL. ?|H be i leased t.. kr w ; ial the 0OCTHERN KA1LW AY .1 frorfl :-e- Uli Ii ;)ie fourteen! , tsianL 5 11 round ifip tickets to New Or'.caiis. Meblh- and Bir? mingham at rate vt one fare for ibo luund trip. i i-it proper!., su in lit'! led, an I syiidlcn: ? | - It Is aid In with tin Hint tin elf,.11 ?? deal. BB&MBLETOR WARD. Mei srs. Robert Brown, Reverly Jones. Burroughs; Dozier and Duncan Gate wood have gone to Virginia Beach on a three days' hunt for wild gntne. Tho Inasmuch Circle of the Kings Daughters will hold their regular week? ly meeting at the home of Mrs. C. K; Blllups, 222 Wllloughby avenue, at 4 O'clock Ibis afternoon. The homes Of several of the residents were visited yesterday by persons ask? ing alms. They were worthy charae ti ra and their immediate necessities were kindly relieved. I3v< ry member of the Brambletou W. C. T. i\ Is earnestly requested to at? tend a called meeting of their organ? ization at the home of the president, -North Park avenue, at 10 o'clock this morning. A fairly good congregation attended the service at the Park avenue Presby? terian Church last night. The sermon of Rev. Dr. Brooke on the Preparation Necessary to a Christian Life was one of tiie best of the series, and greatly Impressed his hearers. The Interest in the meetings is on the increase. A loaded wagop stalled on South Kel? ly avenue about S::'.0 o'clock last night and was With dllllc?lty extricated. Mr. Joshua Pen tress, of Brambletoh avenue, has gone to the Dolly Marshes In Princess Ann.- county in search of wild game, which Is said to be plenti? ful In that s-ction. Kev. Ii. B. McCluer has returned from Nuttloburg, W. V.. where he went to, officiate at the funeral of Mrs. Tay? lor. At this time the King's Daughters arc in need of immediate funds w ith widen to cany forward their work of charity. Heretofore the poor of the ward have b< en helped by the United Charities, which now finds it Impossible to con? tinue their assistance lo the needy In Drnmblcton, therefore, the burden falls upon the King's Daughter. Any one wishing to aid them in their work may send contributions to the treasurer. Miss Nelllp II.ill. of I..witt avenue, or to Mrs. W. A. Howard, of West High? land avenue. The Ladles' Enterprise Society or Mo- ; Kcndree M. E. Church held an* import? ant meeting yesterday afternoon and I transacted business lor tho Interest of the church. ATLANTIC CITY WARD. Tl. - al.-Pin of flic about 7 o'clock las'. n;,-n; w.is caused by Haines issuing from the kit. hen of Miss Mamie Sears' residence, on Avenue a. The Third Ward d tpartment responded and extin? guished the lire in a short time. D.im ages, slight. The Ladies' Ahl Society of Le.Kie? Memorial M. E. Church are making ar? rangements to hold a "Rainbow Car? nival" at the Odd-Fellows' Hall, to be? gin the 20th of this month and continue one week. There will ho ;i change of program nightly. As the Inauguratora of the enterprise are making strenuous efforts to reduce the debt on the church, all who may assist them In their undertaking will be aiding a worthy cause. The ladies of Central Avenue Baptist Church will give an oyster supper and Ice-cream festival at the w. c. T. u. Hail to-night and to-morrow evening. Tho receipts will bo appropriated to the new church, to he erected on Olney road in the spring. Tlie street Improvements which were to commence this week have had to be postpon-'il on account of I he Weather. The Silver Cross Circle of the King's Daughters are busy attending to the wan Us of the worthy poor of the ward. As soon as the weather will permit the Rev. W. T. Williams, pastor, will give a series of revival meetings at Le Kies Mem n i.il Church. HICKORY. Officer T. n. Williams arrested Daniel i Walker, colt red, on complaint of Mr. 1). W. Wilson that he had robbed him <>r $:'.0. "Walker was sent before Justice J. T. Sykes, who sent him to the grand Jury. The bad weather has stopped all out? door work. The farmers are behind in their work. No oats have been sown yet, and no land has been cleaned for the spring plowing. i'ii account of t;..- weather the quar terly meeting of the South Norfolk circuit to be held at Good Hope Church has been postponed until Fri? day, the loth instant. The people are sorry, as ihey expected quite a treat from the presiding elder. Dr. Brown. Ifivevititcuts. A LIMITED NUMEBR OF SHAPES of ft iier cent, cumulative preferred stock, carrying certificates entitling the holder to an equal amount of common stock, of the NORFOLK-HAMPTON ROADS COM 1 'A N V are now offered. Prospectus <an l>e had and subscrip? tions will bo received nl MARINE BANK.NORFOLK, VA. NORFOLK BANK FOR SAVINGS and TRUSTS.NORFOLK, VA. THE MARYLAND TRUST COM? PANY.BALTIMORE, MD. For further Information apply to D. f.OWENB ERG, VI? "?K-PP.KSII "?F. NT AND CKNKIIAL MANAGER, NORFOLK, VA. fe'.i-l w The Nelcei Council. The Selccl Council meets next Tues? day night lo act on the questions which w . i e before the Common council Tues? day. The unanimity which character? ized Ihe voting and the large number of members prescht indicates thai there was ii" little missionary work done be? fore the meeting, it is believed that the Select ('..line il will concur with the Common branch In ndoptlng most of the measures. ill a it in ?. :t ?.*?. New Orlemm.Mobile inilltlrniliiKtiaiii, PcIm uur.> Tii... Il'b. IS90 Hull It it I es m:i. Sett tin nril \ Ir Line. On account of the Miirdl Gras Festiv? ities to lie held at New Orleans. Mo ? nnd Biririiiigh mi. February 7th to li, Inclusive, the Seaboard Air Line will's' ii ticke x to those point.-", from all stations, at a rate of one fare for the round trip. Tickets to be sold Febru? ary 7th to IRth, inclusive, good return? ing until Fi in liajry 2Sth. For in .h, r Information, in regard to rates, rout. -, schedule, Set., call on ?? tddress tickets agents. L. S. ALLEN. General Passenger Agent.? Portsmouth. Va. ropitcll Building ComnHlIro, i l; Biitl lit " Committee of the Cpun II . .... . :;ate tiie condition . f the city iaii and report to the! Councils, making recommendations. Mr t eir..' says that the jail is rot l< o fr?Mu bottom to top. Colonul llo'dges said that the grand The Big: Unloading Sale a Crowning Success. Cut prices on worthy apparel are the magnetic attractions which fill all of the Big Store's Big Departments with eager and enthusiastic buyers every hour in the clay and every day in the week. Phenomenal Bargain Wonders made possible only at the Great Stock Relief Un? loading Sale, and matchless and unapproachable anywhere else, are creating the busy stir and activity in the midst of the usually termed quiet period. Price clippers have been actively at work all over the stock, replenishing the lower price lines with cullings from the cost? lier grades, and at no time during the progress of this unprecedented and truly wonderful sale have greater bargains and better values - awaited the shrewd bargain seeker and practical economist. IN MEN'S ATTIRE. $ 5.8 Specials. The only thing cheap a?>ont THJ SUITS offered tills i week fur the small sum of Klvo. Eighty i hreo is the price. A glance at the mate? rial, the workmanship ami trimmings will readily bear out cur assertion that they are of much higher standard than suits ordinarily offered for a similar price, and cannot be duplicated at other stoics. The materials arc of good pure wool tab rlcs and in ev. ry way dependable for sat? isfactory service?tho trimmings substan? tial? the make faultless, and tho cut as fashionable as the costliest. To sum it up ?they are the grandest value ever of? fered for their cost, at this or any other sale $7.37 Specials SUITS AND OVERCOATS AT Seven Thirty-Seven that embody more Intrinsic worth than the money it lake to own them being In many Instances sold much under their actual cost, arc this wok placed on llie Soven Thlrly-sevi n bargain counters?In endless variety of patterns, sizes and shapes. Unloading tune is at band?no heavy weights possible to convert Into cash will be eanied over, matters not what their cost or worth?cut prices nr. the methods employed?they must and will do the work. $8.88 Specials. The grand values embodied in the lino of suits bunched !??> Ko ther at the aver? age of Eight Eighty Eight constitute an? other great biK bar? gain opportunity which must appeal to the Judgement of any sensible buyer, first-class Casslmerer? cheviots and Worsteds, !n nobby and neat patterns, roiifrh or' smooth effects?made up into stylish and accurate fitting single and double-breasted pack suits?with all the expressions of nobblness and sightliness of su is of double their cost?here they nre for your choice for this week?Eight Edghty-Eight. $9,69 Specials. MEN'S SUITS of the nobbiest wcav Ings, designs and patterns of this acit son's most novel Ideas ?in Cheviots, Onsslmcrcs, Twei ds ?Worsteds and soft Vicunas, includ ng blues and blacks of the drosslest mate? rials?mad'1 up Into all th'- fashionable and predominating shapes of sacks, single or doublc-breastcd. square or round cat, satin or plain facings?with close or loose fitting trousers and high or med um low nit vests. U L LI I JUil I SJ p.;. . ,lors and shades of tan.-, browns, blacks and blues ?short and medium lengths-'-very full box, medium or close fitting backs?of heavy, medium or light weight materials ?Not a Suit or Overcoat in this Nino Sixty-Nino special but what Is actually and honestly worth tlve and in many In? stances six and eight dollars more than ihe price now quoted, and Ibis is what makes th.ni wcnderful bargains, unique, supremo and matchless. SPECIAL OFFERINGS IN BOYS' ATTIRE. Boys' Knee Pants of ww-r well fabrics?neat dark brown designs ? stoutly made and splendidly adapted for rough, knock-abo\it wear- id sizes from ago -1 to 15, both In? clusive??s Ions as I lie lot holds out - only Seventeen Cents. nn . Dark Brown and Orey Cassl J \ P more Knco Pants lor Bovi w ? neat pin strip< effc Is of de? pendable colt rs that win not fade?made w ill patent waistbands and taped Beams ?Just tin- thing for school or general ery day s rvlco?also anywhero to age l.'.-rto move them quick, as long as they last, only Twenty-Three Cents, ri r? _ All-wool Knee Pants for Boys' aHP ?of pretty plaid and mixed i hc VWUa viols, also plain Idol; and blue ?nicely mad" ami finished, with ail the strength giving Improvements?Better values in Knee rants were never offered ?your choico of s;z-s, only Thirty-Nine Cents. Ol. Children's Su'is of sightly X i I; brownish and solid black iab rlcs reefer Jackets with hand? somely braided wide sailor collars, In Sixes from 4 to S. and pliln doublobreast ed jackets in the larger sizes -<?? innc-nt for value totally unnecessary?If Inter? ested In children's attire cheap, bargain time is now. Aft. Reefers for r.oys In ? hxr ?K0 15, oi nightly black cloth WMU* nicely rinlshed with black velv I collars ami lined wiih nobby plaid wor? sted linings 111 every way Blghtly and dressy Over-Jackets?actually worth inon than double?Stock Relief IJnl adlng Sale t ut price only Ninety-Eight Ci nts. fl" I Ofl r.rown Check Cheviot Kne j| I q rj Pun-ts Suiti neat \xj ? ? \j \j .llMi thoroughly dependable material for satisfactory wear?cxti mely well made and trimmed for suits of gui ii small cost?pants with double s.-it and knee?riveted buttons and patent waist? bands?A matchless bargain offering for One Thirty-Nine. SI-98 (mo Ninety-Eight ncv< laplured values in Children dllre equal to tin- sj? ,-; ,is offered this week?nobby V- stoo Suit-, with deep collars, nicely braided?hand? some Reefer Suits, trimme.l in choic ?: manner?Double-breasted Su'ts In the larger sizes of all-wool stylish plaid and mixed cheviots and casslmcrcs?genuine bargain wonders for One Ninety-Eight. (f? A / *| <'n!':r>r*< :.fd p.. f. -, Ky U I !>?''?? ?' ? illior ??i ides ?V?*?^ ' tute the .1 to of Km e Pants SudH offered this week at Two Forty? Seven. The power of cash was never preati-r than now?Children's attire never quoted so cheaply?but the counters In tii.. Boys' 11? part me i-.t must bje cleared of everything posslbto to convert into money? Profil by the enormous reduc? tions?our loss-and mnke your selection now, while the assortment Is at Its best. $ 1.47 Specials Like, all other de? partments In the hlc store, the Pants stock must be cut down, line Forty Heven tal;?s the sholca ?f sixes or a raft of durable Men's Pants?strong imi terlals?properly made 'n every way good, honest, durable Pantaloons. Ex ccllont goods f"r the man of loll for every day hard service, whilst many are mat ami slgtly patterns, suitable for evening wear?unequalled Otterings for the msie, nlllcant price of One Foriy-Hcvoh. $1.98 Specials. I choli e Men's Paul i I offer, i this week at 'I < me Ninety - Might, i.f i Mn i ks, Stripes and Imeres and cheviots, s ami bines and a b'g . it eel.'. ?ol a n ikJ? les?3 than a third much as the spe? cial cut price now quoted. As long aj lin y lastj One Ninety-Eight. The line consists Mixtures in Oas among them blnel variety of Werste. tie- entire lot worth and some half nunln as $2.39 Specials. .-' lee of the best Pants property ever I It >( d on clothing la les awaits the I.ai Haiti scelier in tie line of Panta ?-???? jns this week quoted at Two Thirty-Nine. Plenty of good desirable patterns taken from the suit stock, having become odds by rCR Bon of combination sales, the materials alone in many actually cost more than we in.barging for the Pants made Up. to Bay nothing about ih'e trimming ami workmanship, which are nrst-class in every. Tins special stands before you iih a big'money saver?better take udvantage of It. Bargain time Is Indeed at band when Pantalooni like these contain.'1 in i lie TWO Eighty Seven special are .lit. n d. Itcgular more than doublo for n.. i.ett. r material, nor work and trimmings, . are n most In? '? inccs they wouldn't lit as well A w> 11 organised tailor .-hop. on the Hour above, is al your disposal for.ony alterations, necessary, free of nirV extra charge. A correct, ne cnr.'ilo tii is guaranteed, just the sam<> iih though the full value wero paid for ?ho K0 ds, it pays to Ihvi stlgnto the H:g rtargain Values in Men's Pants at Two Elghty-Sevi n. $2.87 Specials. Pailts nrele up of COIVtllllUllg better and I lie . ham cs jury would be Justified In Indicting the Councils tor not voting money to im pr?ve it. Mr. Jncobs Is the chairman of the Building Committee, t<> which the report of the grand jury was referred. Mr. Jncobs is an energetic Councilman, and it is said that he will soon call his committee together to formulate a re? sort Do your glasses suit you? If not, see Dr. Wc It. 310 Main street. Will ionic In mi Ac re em en t. It is understood that the Norfolk Street ( at Company and the Norfolk und Atlantic Terminal Company have arranged their controversy ovet- the mutter of laying tracks oh Granny street.' to the, satisfaction and benefit of both roads. 'f'iic l. who live in the suburbs on the north of the city want better street car facilities, and w ith the opening of Swing Is saftl their wishes will be gi ail fled. Mardl Gras, via Seaboard Air l.InV $2G '.fi : i New Orleans and return. feT-^L ? hiocc New Year. Th's being Chinese New Tear the Ce? lt lials fired a lot of ilteworks on Duke street, near the water front, beginning at l:"f> o'clock this morning, and last? ing for i.c than an hour. ? l")r. Week about your eyes. Ex? amination free. 310 Main street. Petition u liliilrnwn.w Mr. W. D. PendeT's request for per? mission to sink gang wells In the park >. as not presented to the Council Tues day. When the matter was reached in the order of business, Mr. Allen, chair ntan >>f the Park Committee, withdrew the application. It Is thought that an arrangement can be made to got water front the city; as the city has water In abundance at this time. lte.i.l .1. YV. Phillips' "ad." of Steam? boat lines. ja28-lm* T. SI. t: a. Kotes. Tonight, at S:"0 o'clock, In the gym? nasium, an amusing ami interesting event will take pi.ice. The Mothcr IJubbard Rnsket Ball toms will play an exciting game. Tickets are free, to be had of members or nt Hie office of Association. Only "00 tickets wiil b(S is-1 sued. bHUSKMEHTS. JOE OTT. Joe <?tt's new farce comely, "Look? ing for Trouble," which comes to the Academy of Music to-morrow and Sa unlay matinee and night and is prom-; Ised to be picturesque. A scene In ? < :t second shows Tampa Hay. Florida, rind a view of our victorious Heel In th< dis? tance. Mr. t?tt Is determined that his es cl? ient company shall have all Ihoass st? ance possible, ami lie himself (eels m ?re cctdgeViiai with the proper surroundings.; HOYT'S "A MILK WHITE FLAG." Tho performance of "A Milk White Flag" moves with a dash and vim from ! start to finish and is tilled with anyi number of mlPth provoking situations. 1 It is credited by many with being the rriosl popular of Hoyt's farces. Tili.--, Benson's company is headed by Mary Marble and John VV. Dunne. They come to the Academy of Musio Monday night. Sale of seats opens Fri? day morning. Prices, 25, GO, v."> cents ami $1. "Till-: GEISHA." A story of a tea bouse, one of the prettiest of comic opera productions of late years Is undoubtedly that of tha Geisha. Augustin Daly, who produced It, In this country h id the unanimous approval of all London, where it was played for over two years. The Amer? ican theatrical public were not slow to recognize its merit, ..ml a run of near? ly 300 nights at Daly's New Voile thea? tre was the result. The local manage? ment of the opera bouse announce that the ''Geisha" will appear in (his elty on Tu? sdny nUjht and W< dn^-day mat ini ? with a complete production in every way; an aiiginemcd orchestra and tin? brightest and prettiest young ladies on tin- A inert can stage, "The Geisha Girl" will be presented Wed? nesday evening. OTHER LOCAL C N PAGE 3. SPRING STYE IN STIFF AND SOFT. Largest siock in the.city. Walter J. Simmons & Co Lowest price. 341 MAIN ST.