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nOV?l DAK*T<Q POWPgW CO.. KCW VOBK. FLAKES MEANDER DOWN HIS BACK Bill Gossette's Sad Expert cnce-A Facinating Feature. SHORT SKIRTS "CATCH" HIM Temporary t'bnnva or Oflleo?The Singe IliMlerifOCS au I itciiiiitorl ni>ic r.\|>. rieuoo lu 11 riio<oi;rapb Onllery ? Vuclo 7. it Attends n Wnko aa Cnko Walk diu .Sumo KlBlit?1'linl Urdnutl ling. SNOWBALL, back of your hi ad and a handful of the icy Hakes down your collar and mean? dering over your spinal column like a ihld-w inter Shower bath of lii-wator. is not such a pleasant sensation w h e n the mercury I? two - stopping around the zero mark and ull na? ture, and a great deal t?j?t hl not na? ture. Is* covered with is Inches ?>f the Icy dUI I, but every bitter has Its sweet, and 1 'cant making any kick. 1 guess Its fun for the small boy to Ming their ley m hf1'">. we old roosters ought not to forget that wo were youngsters once; bui t<> be knocked off your bal? ance i>y a snow-bull in your back Is an .exhibition of playfulness; and an Illus? tration nl patient: that Is a trifle hard to manifest; but, ns 1 said above. It's on Ill-wind that blows no good, and I shan't register any exhibition of the footballer's,prerog itlve. Of course this show has its disadvantages and incon? veniences, and wo ttro forced to wade about In our rubber boots, but then there Is the joy of seeing the girls In their bootees, arid some without bootees, bill clad In their bicycle fooU gear, while others are protected with leather legglns and golf hosiery, and there may be other kinds with which 1 am not familiar, and still others in the ordinary every-d ly 'black stockings', but every last one of them in short nklrts. Now. I Wohld lilt" to observe that ihis short-skirt huslnora Is a most Sensible action ph the part of my fair feminine admirers, and I herewith at? tach my pame and seal as endorsing the Idea, I als. wish to say that un? til the snow l.i all cleared away all mail matter can bp nddrcssed me at the corner of Grnnby and Main streets, ami tiny on ? wishing to see me personally will find nie at that place from 1? a. m. tin!il dark of each day. I was a lit? tle frightened a! first, when my atten? tion warf Called to these short skirls, hnd I hastily retired to the reading rooms in the' rear of the Atlantic ll itei ond pom! ted elver the matter very se? riously. Finally it dawned upon me that the idea was very sensible, and bracing up with tour lingers of whis? key and honey, I shyly ventured out on the corner a/rain. I came near fainting once or twice, but at last I gnt used to I:, and I don't ex pec I to do any more \york until this snow is gone. ? ? .' ? I had my picture taken the other day. J suppose . very one who has given this mutter any thought judged ris much fr< m the paragraph in last Sunday's leitet- and the accompanying cut, show? ing inj likeness. It Wasn't the first time 1 had been photographed, but it was the hist. 1 don't know that It will be the list. However, I would not care much, for Ml Is no picnic t-> have ore 's phoi '. mad - and ihc reslTTta a r ? iiSI il - ways phasing, particularly If it is a good likeness ai d you don'i happen to be pretty. It's funny, this thing of be? ing photographed, and embarrassing too, to a bashful old man like myself, und thcil some mean minded peis.in is certain tu say "Conceited eld thing." Von walk into the photographer's of li. .-. .if w aiting room, or vestibule, or whatevi r it is eaili d. and Und full of female folk. It takes ab,mi six women to tix one up to innko a. decent target for the et merit, and as thi re are gener? ally about half a dozen ale ad of you, you become the cynosure of some forty pnln of fi minimi peepers as you nmble up to the clerk's desk and, with a sick? ly grin, whisper. "Yes, I want my pic? ture taken." You turn red ami I'eel mean ami as you sneak a glance around the apartment you think to yourself what .we these giggling women laugh? ing at anyway! You don't see any? thing so amusing, but perhaps if you could get a look in the mirror a little appreciation of the ludicrous situation would da wii upon your disturbed mental faculties. There are usually a pair . :' chairs in cvey well regulated gallery, si. you shuttle off to some wall Space and with hands in your pockets ?nd eyes focusscd on the ceiling, wish you were nl home with Mama. Pres? ently the clerk, with the same old smile he has used a hundred years, Will want to know if you want to ar? range your bald lead ami at the same time, ami with the same old grin, will inform ybu thai your lime is nearly at hand. And you i ally imagine your time had come to pass over the river Styx. You >:?> the toilet-room and walk in mi a dozen gurii-chewers try- i Ing to arrange the patch! bangs nf sonic yellow haired beauty. You back out ami dei ide that your hair don't need any brushing and swear to your? self that never again will you have? your photo' made, not even to please your own wife. At last you go back j Into the shaded, screened lumber-room.' Where a fell w with dirty hands and a grin analogous to that of the clerk, will fondle your face with his great grimy1 paws. The room is a perfect Noah's ink. Ilhd us you glance around you see' everything from a mlnnture forest to n stuffed squirrel. Then you are placed In a chair rind the apparition be? ging to talk. Hold up your chin a lit tle,*"iook at that bird on the string, at there, still now, one second, there you are. good!" And it is tili over und you feel wone than If you hnd been shoveling snow tor a week- Well, those photo's were "Juics," ami the editor ot the tiokopoke weekly, realising that he hail u snap, Hiade overtures to me which l accented. The chromos are not genuine ualcss wrapped in silver paper and tied with blue ribbon and u gold seal. ? ? a Foatstmif. Febewerry, 16, 1S3D. Mars William, Most Spected Sur: Please sur, skuse me writln' dls yer letter, cos I's sick ter bed an* cant able for ti> cum to yo oltls. De gurl brol me de message dal yo wanted me, an' yo knows, Mars William, it* dls yer ole nigger cud put one foot to tuddcr he Wild cum to yo; but de fac is, .Mars William, I tended er cake walk gibbon by de Buckly loo last nite, and 1 cant dun nullln since but drink hot water wid salt in it an 'puttln mussurd ptas sers on my slumack. Yo see, Mars William. If you'l skuse me fcr writln' so much, since yos bin puttln' er me in de Virginia Pilot paper, I's gluing to be de blggls culiud purson in dis sexlon. 1 had er l .d to de walk, and den sum of do members of de Shlnin' Lite Sicty I suaded me ter stop by ter er wile at er wake up on High street. Dcy passed ! roun cake and lemunnde at de wake, an' 1 forgot dat dar wud likely bo fresh? men ts at do cake walk, an 'I tilled up on de cake and lemonade. Wen I got to do cake walk de sho was Jlst gittln 'un? der wa good, an' de way dem niggers was er cervortln was er corshun, sure nuff. Hey splnned roun' on one fooL waltzed on boiif bans and reet. shuttle I sideways cross de room, strutted up nn' down like er turkey gobier in de sprln, an such er htiggln' and er Bquoexln' as yo nebber seen in yo born days, as dem niggers put up. Well, : arter de walk v. us ober er supper wits surbed, an' 1 cat er lot or blled mnkrel and slued oysters. I ?,? latter supper an' do prevus freshmenta didn't homlnlze, an' fo de speech m?kln' wus ober l whs sicker don yo was do day yo took your fust chaw er baccer down h'he de barn. Dcy sent mo homo in er kcrrege, :m' or nil' rslshan cum ami ulve ino or hanful er i ,11?. an' I n il yo. Mars Wil? liam. tVveCII do oysters and do cake do pill'-, an' odder tin^s dor cum mity nigh beln1 one mo moutl of dirt out do sonio tery to keep green. De hot salt water finally got in its work, an' wile I's feelln' sumpln bettor I's er mity sore nigc, r, sure nuff. 1 hopes 1 will bo well nuff to cum to yo otlls ler-morrer, an' 1 hope. Mars William, yo'll Bktise me fer beln siek. Good-bye, Mars Wil? liam: ilo Lord hross yo, is do prar ob yo ole subant walh bibs yo bottom he do hlsef. " UN* ILK S513B. "Col-darn that ground hog," said Hol? Cnrty as ho brushed the snow from around his collar und hung Iiis number elevens over the fonder in a vain effort to gel Ids trllbys warm. "All this comes from that measly little sway-b:u ked. bristle-covered, nqulnch-cycd, bow legged vamenl seeing h b ugly shad >w two weeks ngo. Oh, I would like to git my paws on him just lor twenty sec? onds, and Its pies to corn bread that there would not he enough of him loft l<> make a shadow. I ll notify Hilly Perkins and Henry Pncinl thai if they ever run ncross this vile quadruped in their Nlmrodical tourings and don't dispatch him without ceremony or apology thai ii will cbsl them their Jobs. Two weeks since thai dried up Pie-.f sausage meat showed himself, and only one day of sunshine. Twen? ty-six i:i? days of this yet to run, nc nrdlng to I toy I.? Gray, or some bid.v, and al the same ratio loss than two more days of sunshine until after tho litli of next month. Yes. I say gol-dnrn tho ground hog." and lt. C. pulled off his I'll libel S ami and.l.d Into Hie reporter's oillce for copy. Reproduced by special request from "Many Admirers" in Perqulmans county, N. C. Very trulv curs. HI I.I. ib ISSRTTE. 't he Mortem Vi ny. Commends itself to the well-informed, to do pleasantly and effectually what was formerly done in the crudest man? ner and disagreeably as well. To cleanse the system and break up e ilds, heads dies and fevers without unpleas? ant after effects; use the delightful li? quid laxative remedy. Syrup of Figs. Made by California Fig Syrup Co. 1.1 Ml ti It t ItltKIlN A I' WOIt li. MANY APPLICATIONS FILF.D FOR DELINQUENT LANDS. l.aiul grabbers have been very active in Norfolk ami up to the present time Mr. Mi ntgomery has filed with Clerk Royaler 4U'? applications for the pur? chase , f lands en Which taxes are do lintliient. This is quite a profitable business for the "land grabber," as he gets on every application S*> clear profit if the owner comes forward and pays the bill. If the owner don't pay mi lie has the option of buying It in if he werits it. It costs tho "land grabber" $1.03 to file his application, but In- gets thai back if lite owners pay their taxes, it will thus be soon that Mr. M int gomery's profits on his Norfolk ?! .ii alone will nel htm over $2,000. Prior to February 802 applications had bi n tiled, and during the present month 107 applications have been made. Tho courses of the Virginian-Pilot's ??Home Study Circle" begin next Sun? day, the 26th of February. See an? nouncement page. HURRAH!HURRAH! FOR MAY JUBILEE Organization Formed For the Spring Carnival. _ MAYOR JOHNSTON PRESIDENT Olli or l'r ii mi a fill fills >mh til Norfolk, |><irlsiiiontlii HerUlcy nml the < <>iiilly ( ill the Other Ot'iees Mr. Yeimb'.o Kltne? Object m I lie Vtt ilerlnklug iu ii roiiclie null Inter* cstlus Npoi < ii. Hurrah ! f i Sprint; Carnival ! ! May Jubilee Ass lircd ! ! I The mass meeting of cltl7.ens In the rooms of the Business Men - As ? i : t tlon last night was a notable gather? ing', anil the occasion iriUrketl a ijrcal stride In Norfolk's business history. Representative men from this < y. Portsmouth, Berkley and Norfolk ? ? ty wire present ami great enthusiasm prevailed throughout, and it now r Without the saying that tie carnival will be the u reales I Btii ?. ever undertaken here. CAL.BBD T? ) ORDER BY MR. JONES At 7:30 o'clock Mr. It, II. .1 m ?. i resi? dent of the Business Men's \ tlon. called the meeting to order, lie said he was highly gratified nl the in? terest that was being manlfesl d, and Introduced Mr. \V. II. Variable, who, he said, would lay before tie- lib ..... the object of th.- undertaking. PROPOSED PLAN POR CARNIVAL. Mr Vehnblc's remarks wore ll ICued to with the keenest Interest, and lie was several times loudly applauded, lie said. In part: "Wo propose to have a grand jubilee that will last for three days. On the morning of the llrst day tin- n ! king of the carnival, with his iitlon -*b+4i;s, will arrive <>n a handsomely decorated steamer und be met at the wharf by a grand procession, beaded by a chief marshal and his Rally at? tired aides, and composed of a long line of soldiers and sailors, tli ? vorli us civic organizations of our city and thousands of happy school children, who will march to the Inspiring strains of four brass bands through the prin? cipal streets of our\clty, and finally assemble on Market square, w here the old veterans of the Confederacy will unveil a beautiful monument to the memory of their britvc comrades, who laid down their HVes ui'<in many glorious bhtlli Holds in the honorable defense of a righteous cause. We pro? pose to have every nlghl a miignlllcont display of ill-..works, representing the battle of Manila or the sinking i t tin Main.-. GREAT TRADES PARADE. On the second day v.e propose h ive a great trades parade, that will demon? strate what our merchants and manu? facturers aie doing. In this parade we desire to have several artillery com? panies and all tile lire compauii I I we can get. I; will be accompanl d by the same bands of music ami handsom prizes will be given lu the lire company and buslm ss house ilia1, mak >s the best display. On the third day we propose to have a good bo.it r.. .-. a bicycle parade, i>i cycle races, horse ra s, a sham-battle and a grand tournaoii nt, w ith ijiuslc all j dry long. We propose to w ind up the I three days' holiday with a grand mask ball, in the Academy Music, or in the Armory Hail, a; which the. King IFFW Li S7hy let your ncif/dears know it? And why give them a chance to guess \ ou ar_ even live or ten years mote? Better give them p.ood reasons for guessing the ether way. It is vc*y easy; for not::;;;; tells of age so quickly iis 'r,r:y hair. lifiii Wmm. ? is a yotitn-renewer. It hides the age ur.Jcr a luxuriant growth of hair the eclor- of youth. It never fails to restore color to gray hair, it will stop the h:.ir from coming oat also. It feeds the hair bulbs. Thin licit- hecctr.:: thick hair, and short liair becomes long hair. It cleanses the pcnlp; re? moves ell dandruff, and prevents its formation. \Vc have a hook on the Hair which we will gladly send vou. If von do r"f nh'Mn nil th? Tver.e. flu you extiecii A from thi moul I ho Vl?Or. \rnte llld doctor Hliiet It. Pruhatily there I* ?otrui illCh-ultr weh yiir -'-i^r.il .-i.-i, . !i ui>y be easily remoTOil. Addreaa, Ur. J. C. A>tr. Lowell, Atass, and the Queen and tho little Princess I Will remove their masks and be reco'g nUod tor the first time. Wo are enco?raged to believe the ; President of the United Stutes will: honor us with his pres.-nee. and We hope to have with us our Governor, our | Representatives in Congress and some of the high Uflieluls of otner States. We expect to have some of the Spanish ships captured in Hie last war in our hur bor, as well as sovci.il of our own v> urshlps. W ILL BE SUCCESSFUL. 1 have heard it said that we are un? dertaking to do in.ue than we will be aloe to successfully carry out.I desire i * slate that a number of old and ex? perienced men have considered well the cost Of '.Ins program and have come to the conclusion that it can be s?ccess fUll> carried out for something less than $10,000. if with the proper man? agen! 1)1 this ami.nut of money cannot raised in the city of Norfolk alone between now and the first of -May. for .11. ? Hi IprtSC that will bring to us thou? sand.- . . people and millions of dollars, then ?.,:: citizens are unworjthy of the prosperity thai bus come to our city and .mi- next Legislature ought to re? voke our charter. SIS i*ER CITIES TO HELP. But Iho burden should not full entire? ly upon Norfolk, our sister cities have an interest in this movement that Is Idi .ai with our own, for when money ..? turned loose anywhere, in this section Cii Ii >..?.>? is sure lo receive Its propor shurc of it. They are all mem? bers of the same royal family and are ii.-i ually dependant upon each other. ,\ Ik Id the King. Portsmouth is the: Qui it, and Berkley is the little Prin EXlllBlTKD THE DRAWINGS. At the con ilusion of his very Inter csilrig talk Mr. Veuable exhibited the drawings thai arc to be lithographed a- advertisements of the carnival, and they were highly commended. Till; OTHER SPEAKERS. Following Mr. V enable several other citizens made Short addresses. Mr. Walt, i .sharp explained the work that In! . in . ii done by the promoting com? mittee in connection with the directors of the Business Men's Association. ?Mr. J. S. tliovcs paid the move was a good one ami urged every one pres? ent t? use every elfort in their power to make the affair a success. -Mr. 15. Alien Jones made a short ad? dress and Offered a resolution to the effect thai the Business Men s Associa? tion approve the action of the meeting, and would lend every possible asshtt ttnt e lo Hie move. Mr. .1. II Syiion, of Berkley, spoke enthusiastically about the carnival and exhorted every one to put his shoul? der to the wheel and push the thing along; MR. ANDERSON SPEAKS. Mr. Th . in.is .). Anderson made an in? ter, .-ting talk, telling the meeting- that he thought a single faro round trip rate c ould be scoured and oiled similar entertainments in oilier section thai had gotten such a rate. He also spoke of tie- outlook tor contributions and said lie did hot think there, would be aiiy trouble to secure the necessary funds. Mi. il. s. Herman followed Mr. An? derson; and said lie was already prac? tically assured of $5,000. KI.K 'Til 'X OF OFFICERS. At i he conclusion of the speeches Qen ? t l R. M. Henry stated tbut Hie dlrec :!: ? Business -Men's Association, pft m ti ra et tho Carnival and other promim in citizens suggested the fol? lowing olliccrs for the organization, stating at the same time that the meet? ing was open to aiiy other nomina? tions. None were made and the oill cers recommended elected unanimous? ly; President; Mayor C. Brooks John si in; Vice Presidents, It. Henry Jones; Captain .1. W. McCnrrick, ?!.Inch Hatton, ??! P?ri imouth; .1. 11. Syiion. of 1: rkley, aid lb my Kern, of Norfolk tinty. Tbc ab ovo and the following to constitute the. Hoard of Directors: ? 1 i'. A. Nash, Captain .1. W. Brown, Captain John Twohy, McD. I.. VVrenn, I >. .1. Calhilian, 1. Moritz, S. s. N ttlngli i, Jr.. A. II. Grandy, It. P. VUight, Walter Sharp, .lohn Mariner. K. H. Freeman and .1. \V. Pony; Secre? tary, .1. i'. Carroll; Treasurer. X. Ben man. ANOTHER MEETING MONDAY. The newly elected Board of Directors Will meet in tin- rooms of Hie Business Moll's iciiition to-morrow evening ai , o'cli k for the purpose of oppolnt i: g standing commit! loos, to choose a general manager, lo re-clccl a suitable name', und also to re-elect an attorney, ho ,. ill draw up ii suitable charter tor the organization. Culled t'liarll lea Weekly Maiement. Memberships and donations to "United Charities" f ir the week ending February IS, ISD9: .Mrs. Ai: da Farani.Jlo.oo Miss Rllzabelh A. .Moore. ;,.no M s. Roben w. Hughes. f,00 Mil B. T. B ickovcr. G.0? Virginia Candy Company. 5.00 13s i her. 5.00 t'ol. Walter II. Taylor. :.5.0? dpi. V.'m. I:. Taylor (third con? tribution) . (0 00 William Heed . W. B. Newtoii . ;,,,o 11. L, Pago (second contribution). 6.O0 .1. Hardy lieu.iron . ?' 'i white.;;; :,;?a \v\ l. Tail. fj(m Mrs; W. K. Tail . 5.00 1 . 6.00 ,; ,: Cr?w . coo .Mrs. W. It. 1: r . 2.?0 A Greatful Heart. 10.00 f. M. Kollani . ,-. tui 1'. Williams 20.(11 p.. 00 5.00 M. I >. T. 11 iVIs . A friend . . M. II."Tilghni:in . l-'dmond S. H11 (tin . ?- M. Barrett (second con? tribution) . Mrs. Mi. 1:. Ciifiko .\[ w. W: Hunter . " "-''jt Mrs. If. 11. Wilder .V"" j -(> '?? O. Si irk ? (*o nd contribution) 500 Hugh W< ftry . 6 00 ?' ????? ? ? ' ? M tth . ijjJX ['. A. MeCullough . 10*00 1' '? .uid 0 intrlbution) ' r'oo tili mi Wrehn Company.. 25*00 V I' r . 10.00 ?V1 , iv ' 1 .$ loo ' ? cry Company, one barrel of Hour. Duncan Bros., three- boxes of TI management return thanks for 'ntributlons during the severe weather, ? rlllHu 1? Ronli on Norfolk, Mr. e 1:. Dawcs, Statistician of the Board ? 1 Trade. Is writing u book, u '?' : 1 "'?"* '"" ??ntertal advantages !!:"'"' "hlPPlrte und manufactories of Rlt,.nn atlrUCt,vc 'nstruc nutSor?f U,is Sind it " ff ? Mr. DaVves is making t lie staUs^tlrai bureau very useful and r^MabS. Del tails i? regard to any department of business can be hud from these record!" based on nctual transactions on short notice. There is no part of the work of the Hoard nf Trade more highly ap? preciated by the public than the si .it is - tlcal reports. These reports will have an Important place in Mr. Dawes bjok, which will be Issued in March. Uli LI?.\TI N KllAMI.V. HOW IT Wll.l. BE OBSERVED IN* THIS CITY. The holy season of 1. nt is ono of special solemnity with the llpis opal and Catholic churches and is rigidly ob- j served by the churches of these de-j nominations in Norfolk. For ti; ? in? formation of all wiie may desire lo at? tend tlie exercises we give below the pro-tram . f tie- sevi rat churches In ihelr regular order; EPISCOPAL. CHURCHES. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Rev. B.I i D. Tucker, l>. D.. rector: Week Hays - Tip sdays. evening ! prayer. .". p. in.; Wednesdays, litany, 12 noon; Thursdays', evening prayer. S p. m.; Fridays, evening prayer, ?'. p. hi. Saturday. February 25th?St. Mat? thias. 12 noon. Saturday. March 25th?The Annuncia? tion, 12 neon. Holy Week ?Monday.'' 7:"0 a. m.; Tuesday. T::;o a. in., ."> p. in.; Wednes? day. 7t30 a. nt.. 12 noon. Thursday?Holy Communion, 7:",o a. m? s p. m. Oned Friday?H a. rri.; confirmation, S I>. in. Master Eve?Holy Baptism, 12 re in. Mas;, r Day?Holy Communion, 7:30 rt. in.; morning prayer and c nnmunlon, H a. m.: children's service. .V p. in. Offerings for feeble parishes and Lenten expenses. Good Friday, for mis? sions. Christ Church, Rev, Hr. C. E. Gram? mer, re 'tor: Monday. 5 p. m. ?Wednesday, .'. p. in. Friday- -Litany service. 12 noon. Friday?Children's service. 1:30 p. in. I The Bishop will visit Christ Church on the afternoon of March 26th Palm Sunday?for the administration .u" con? tinuation. Offerings for Weak parishes in the diocese. si. 1,tike s Church, Rev. A. S. Lloyd, rector: lbdy Communion?Every Sunday (ex? cept the first Sunday in March), at S a. m. Special -Every day (except Sunday) until iio.id Friday, at 7:30 a. m. Tills service will last twenty-five minutes; ? i>n evegy Winine?ii iy aJ s p?m mi every Thursday at ."> p. in. on every Saturday until Easter Eve at p. m. on every Friday nt 11 a. in. and s p. in. On Master Eve at 12 m. (Baptism of infants.) The offering* at all special services will ho given to weak parishes in the dioc. se. The Offerings at Easier will be for the church building fund. The Bishop's visit is appointed for the Sun? day next before Master, March 2Ctll, at 11 a. in. Bmunuel Chapel. P.. v. John II. Dick? inson, rector: Wi dnesday, 7:30 p. m. Friday, 7:30 p. m. st. Andrew's Chapel: Thursday, S p. in. The Bishop will confirm at Emanuel Chaptl on the evening of Master Mon? day. The offerings at these services will be devoted to the weak parishes of the diocese. St. Thomas Church. Berkley, Rev. Harry S. Lancaster, rector: Sunday:; m i.ent Italy Communion, S a. m.: morning prayer, 11 a. m.; even? ing prayer, G p. m. W. ek days during Lent: ? Mondays -Litany. p. in. Tin adays?Evening prayer, E p. m. Wednesday?Litany, 7:::? p. in. Thursdays- Evening prayer, ."? p. m. Fridays?Litany, 7::;u p. m. Saturdays Evening prayer, ;". p. m. St. Matthias l?ay, February 24th? j Holy Communion, s a. m.; Lit.my, 7:30 I p. in. Annunciation, B. V. M., March 25th? Holy Communion, s a. iri.j evening prayer, .r. p. m. Maundy Thursday, March 30th- -Holy Communion, D a. in.; evening prayer, p. m. Good Friday, March 31st?Morning prayer, 11:30 a. in.; three hours devo? tion until :'. p. ii;.; evening prayer, 7:30 }>. m. Master Hay. April 2d?Holy Commu? nion, S a. in.; morning prayer and Holy Communion, ll a. in.; evening prayer, 5 |>. m. St. I'.;, r'fl P. I-:. Church, Brown ave? nue, Bev. Charles M. Woodaon, rector, as fellows: Sunday- Service and sermon, 11 a. m. ami 7 ::ii p. in. Tuesday Sei \;. ?? ttttI a^rhrnrsir, '. jr. m Wednesday?Service and lecture on ''Confirmation and Church History,'' p. m. Thursday?Service and address, 5 p.m. Friday?Litany, f> p. hi. Holy Wc. k Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday- Service ami nddri ss, p.m. Thursday- Service, scrnioh ami holy communion, s p. m. O.I Friday?Service and sermon. 11 p. m. Master Mv 'it?Service and baptism, r. P m. Kastor Sunday Holy Communion, 7:30 and 11 .1. III. Service .Old 1*111011, ii a. in. and S p. in. Children's festival, 3:30 p. m. The Bishop will visit this church the I'.Ith of March for the purpose of in tli inatton. CATIIi iLIC CHURCHES. Sacred Heart Church?The Lenten services at this church will be as fid-1 j lows: 1 hilly mass. 7:3fj .:. m. Wednesdays?Station of the Cross and benediction at :: p. m. Fridays - Stiitl >h nf the Cross and benediction at 7:i!0 p. m. Sunday services at the usual hours, viz.: 7:::" and ii a. til. and .*. p. in. St. Mary's church -During the holy season of Lent the services during the w. ek will be as follows: I oa Wednesday afternoon at ? o'clock , "Station of the Cross," als. mi Friday evenings at 7:30 the some service will I be observed. V. ?. ?. A. Mr, S. y. Hosnhhn, n native of Or o nilah, Persia, will address the i :. s meeting in y. m. c a. Hall at i" o'clock this afternoon. Subject, 'The Political, S. . i.il and Religious Life of the P< ople," together with a .'? tieii of the Armenian atrocities and American missionary work. The ad? dress will be beautifully Illustrated by over seventy stereoptlcon views. nu n tire cordially invited. Insinuation Postponed. The installation services of Rev. Or. A. H. Owens, at Hr.tr,> Baptist ChUl ti, has been postponed. Dr. Owens u n?, detained in Matthews county by tile s: arm. We re oiittalked often?outdone nevgr. To-Mon ow?And No! Another Moment. Von w on't be disappointed from lack of warning?the Suit and Overcoat HALF (IFF Sale ends to-morrow night. Just stop to think for a moment?there are at two months more of overcoat her yet to come?and even if yours is .1 enough t<> lust this season through, wouldn't it-be a good investment to buy of these at the reduced price and lay it away for next year ? 11 lesn't seem to us as though any man ought to let this chance slip. >2?.00 Suitsand Overcoats, % off $12.50 20.00 Suits and Overcoats, % off 10.00 1 1.00 Suits and Overcoats, l< off 9.00 1 J.00 Suits and Overcoats, l< off 7.50 12.SO Suitsand Overcoats, ]z off 6.25 10.00 Suitsand Overcoats, }< off 5.00 7.50 Suits and Overcoats, XA off 3.75 llicsc Special Prices Still RuIg tiic eSeparat? Pants. 51.98 i n Pants worth up to $;v-$2.48 for Pants worth up to S4 $3.48 I' m Pants worth up to S>?$4.48 for Pants worth up t. and those Gray Mixed Wool Pants, strong quality, and well cut. that are w orth $2.50, for $1.23. SAKS COMPANY 234 iVlAirM STREET. A 1 MM ti bvmv w Srcf THE MONTICELLO CORNER. Taffeta Silks T Taffeta Silks T Beginning Monday, our entire I'no ol 75c. Colored and Black Taffeta Silks, 67C. These goods have specially Iho high lustre and finish natural to a high grade of 7.V. :-ilk. LADIES' WOOL SKIRTS of a Nevy Blue ni ' Blick I S rge, a most excellent skirt for market or general use, original value fS.CO. The tew wo have left will be shown at 3. LADIES' SILK AND WASH WAISTS. A great variety of . holce styles Jusf received. When yoti see the material and finish of these goods you can but appreciate the values. READY-MADS SUITS. One of tha special attractions Is our Suit Department. We specially invite a careful h: ? e? Ion ol i ir I .. ir-i '?? Bults. Style, quality and finish, coupled with most exceileni facilities for Blwwlng and titling tho same. Prices strictly correct. SOUTHKRM BKM I. PHONK No, l T SorTHDUN STATES PHONE No. S25, BR&HBLETUK WARD. Miss Lillian Leggett entertained a number of h?r friends at the home' of her aunt, Mrs. II. U Lopetus. N >. S12 Tunatall avenue. ;i.asion being the celebration .>:' her seventeenth birth? day. Key. Ii. R. Chi!-::.- will preach at S pur?, .in Memorial I la pt 1st Church at It o'clock to-day on "The Wisdom Of the World." At 7:'!0 p. in. his subject wilt bu 'Thc Atonement-" The fourteeiiryeur-old daughter of' Mr. David C. Wh . C No. 161 Stuiih Kelly nvenuo, met with a pain? ful accident while at st h ? ?: Friday. She v a-, cpnilng down the si lirway. and I missing her footing, fell, wrenching one of her limbs. She was -arrl ! h in'ij hi a carriage and lier Ihjuri .? mied to by Dr. Robinson. She was resting quietly lust night. liev. J. b. Howell. of South Kelly avenue, will preach a: Grace Uaptist chur.-h to-day. nTLnSTIC CITY fifAKD, An effort to ha\ - a special meeting of the Local Hoard of Improvement last night, to a t upon a matter In connection with I io pumpdious ?. failed for want .>:* a qttoi ui.ni | Owing to the unf.i\ ?: tbl to >f the weather and t.hi ' 1 1 ?" '? '?'?m Of the streets the "Rainbow Carnival of; the Ladles' Aid s. ty >f LoKies Me-1 mortal M. K. Church, announced to open at Odd-Fellows' Hall in Monday night, his been p urtp ? i Indefinitely. Rev. W. T. Williams, pastor of Le? ides Memorial M. K. Church, has ! en detected to deliver the address at the Willaid Memorial exert -? - at Epworth Church at I o'clock this afternoon. On account of this engagement he will not be able to bo present at the Ep worth Leaguo mc< I Tito courses of the VIrgijilau-Piipt's "Home Study Circle" bei? n next Sun? day, the 2Cth of February. Sec an? nouncement page. Tne Mis* Expensive course inroughLifs i ; taken by those who continually buf i o cheapest of everything, it isn't th.V rille that the highest prices must 1k> paid to ?< t iho beat ?Iont.il work?but the kind you should buy naturally costs a little more than Iho kind you don't want at any orlcc and will certainly be worth many l in s the. difference. I^et us ox ... ? .> your teeth?tell you what they re and what our charges will he for the. work, it win not cost anything to udvlso with us about It?ami you can po >e i think best for the work?hut intelligently; "Newest Discovery"1 Painless Eilractlon. Niw York Dental Rooms Only \ (4, Cor. Main and Talbot Sts. ??-how l, S to ?. ihinduys. 10 to 1. J. D. ENN ES, Dentist. im ii a r t'H ins 11 * > m iK. <?<??; is. LECTURE BY MB. E. H. HAMMOND, . II? BALTIMORE. A lecture on Christian Science will be dellvei I by Mr. K. H. Hammond, C. S. ' ? . if U timore, next Wednesday night ? \ lademy of Music. The speaker of the National Board of ires of the Christian Science de ii, which has been established purpose of placing before the an Intelligent Idea of what n ? is, and to correct er? roneous impressions in regard to it. n S . nice has attracted world n ntion, although but a llttla , yen rs old, because of tha It cl lims to contain both reli i and healing in its tenets, each of its members being supposed to be abla f ir himself or others, or both, to heal disease In some degree. There are o\ r 300 Christian Science churches in ?. with hundreds of thousands in rs, and i: is estimated by at hast a million cases of ? have been cured through its ? :\: to some remarka t pi ysl :al healing, but do isizo alono thla feature of m. What they dwell upon ire important possibility of tha y possess. In other words*, ilni that Christian Science is a ivory of the solentitle methods by I sus of Nazareth did all of His ks, and that it is a spiritual pretatlon by Mrs. Eddy, their teaching of the "Man of 0 ? The lecture will be free, and a 1! b ? given under the auspices of the Pirsl Church of the Christian Scientist, ilk. The public Is cordially In There wUi be no collection, tha i re i spenso being borne by thj ?f Christian Science in this sec Tho courses of tha Virginian-Pilot's Study Circle" begin next Sun the -t.h of February. Bee an? nouncement page. OTHER LOCAL ON PAGE 13.