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PORTSMOUTH LOCAL NEWS AND ADVERTISEMENTS.
_._ Continued. THE Xv?JSTT OUT ! In order to close out the balance of our Winter Stock, we will offer for the next ten days, the following inducements: $3.90 for Men's Overcoats, worth 56.00. $6.90 for A\en's Overcoats, botli light and dark colors, worth $10.00. $3.90 for A\en's Suits, worth $6.00. $5.90 for A\en's Suits, worth $10.00. $8.90 for Men's Suits, worth $15.00. All our 50c. Heavy Weight Underwear, now 39c. All our $1.00 and $1.25 Heavy Weight Underwear, now 75c. BOYS' CLOTHING AT LESS THAN COST. MEN'S HATS AT A GREAT SACRIFICE. A special line of Men's Black and Tan Hose 8c. worth 15c. MEW YORK CjLQTHIMG CO,, (THE LEADING HOUSE OF PORTSMOUTH ) 211 Iliail STREET. . PORTSMOUTH. VA. THREE ?TTH?CTiONS^ WHICH MEN OFGOODT'STE/YIU >T APPRECIATE No. I?Men's Stylish Cheviot Suits, Blue or Black, $7.25, sold all season at $10 00. No. II?Sale of Men's Trousers, about 200 pairs included see window. No. Ill?Advance Sale Blue Serge, made to order, $12.50, special. These goods will cost $1S.00 in season. All Spring Novelties are Now Being Shown in Merchant Tailoring, Clothing and Furnishings. SMOK DEIPARTME'NT.?Look Ihr Into the futuro you'll Mini dollars Instead of rents. It' you buy_tiur ??u^;;. We Intend to makd?it In twilling?for all shne pur i lias.-is, especially when It will rcuch quality, and price and lit?We'll lie right THE BRANDT COMPANY, 213 and 215 High St. _STRICTLY ONE PRICE?FOR CASH ONLY. WAVERLEY, EAGLE, COLUMBIA, REMINGTON, ?AND? ST?RMERS. Come and look at the 99 _^ i^-,^3 ^j. beauties and get our plan for ,ol ^i^.u.'- buying. W. N. WHITE, 108 High St., Portsmouth, Va. CIRCULATING LIBRARY! 10 new Copyright Books added each month for every 100 subscribers, bor particulars address Arsil>l?*?>SO:V t&3 THOMPSON. _224. HIGH STREET._ DO YOU WANT TO BUY A HOUSE ? If so, I have for sale a nice house on Court street, 1" rooms. large lot. One on North Washington ntrc< t. S rooms, all co nvenlcnccs, will sell cheap and on easy terms. < ni.' house P.n it view, on car lln e; one small house on Queen street. 7 l oom- ; double house "ii Loud li street, ro nts for $16.00 per month, Will Sell for 11,000. l?;s for Hale In Park View, C'otlaKo Pia cc, Pinner's Point, Brighton and Pied? mont Heights. R S BROOKS, 411 COITPT BTREET, PORTSMOUTH, VA. WE DON'T 5AY HUCH ABOUT COAL. '/TIA W. 8t J. PARKER, CORNER COUNTY AND CRAWFORD ST~' EETS. TWO NEW POLICEMEN. Messrs. Arthur Culpepper nnd Charles Cadmus Were the Winners. The Board of Police and Fire com? missioners held their regular monthly meeting last night, with the following members present: Hon. J. T. Laird (chairman), Samuel Y. Brown, Dr. L. A. Bilisoly, James O. Shannon, Robert Taylor and W. A. CJrcen. Tito Chief of Police submitted his rejmrt for the month. The resignations of A. X. Lindsay, a regular, and W. 1.. Sykes, substitute officer, were received and accepted. The death of < (fficcr Hartt was re? ported by the Chief, and referred to In a feeling manner. The lire at the Union depot In Jan nary was Investigated, and was found to ho due to causes unknown to the board. The Are in Mahoney's row vwrs found to be an accident. The board then proceeded to the elec? tion of several substitutes on the force. Applications were read from Robert II. Ripley, c. it. Warren, Jr.. Michael Mc Donough, Charles 1.. Cadmus, Archi? bald Mahone, W. J. Watklns, John It. Whltehurst, W. J. Luke. .1. H. Jones, L. C. Elliott ami 1,. R. Benson. Mr. lected from the 11 applicants. Adopted, leeted from the ii appllcans. AdoptedJ The election resulted as follows: C. 1 i. Cadmos, John Whltehurst, Archibald Mahone, Michael McDonoUgh, L. <'. Elliott. Objection was mad.- by Mr. Green In regard to the election o? a substitute from the fifth Ward, he claiming that they had no right to rep-j resentatlves. The matter was referred to the City Attorney for his opinion. 1 The substitutes, Including Mr. Elliot', were sworn In, and applications were then read f.>r position on the regular force to till the vacancy caused by the resignation of Mr. Lindsay. Arthur D. Culpepper was elected a regular officer In place of Lindsay, re Pigncd. and Mr. Charles L. Cadmus in place of Mr. Hartt, deceased; Mr. Shannon moved that the board etltion the council to pay Mr?*. Harti her husband's pay from January 20th to February 9th, the time of Iiis death. Ensign J. II. Dayton, ordered to the Amphitrito when the Topeka Is placed' out of commission. Ensign O. C. Day. ordered to the Newark instead of to the Amphitrlte. Lieutenant J. If. Ifoleombe, ordered to the Iowa. Captain T. F. Jewell, detached from the Minneapolis and ordered home. Captain C. J. Train, detached from tlte Puritan and ordered home. Lieutenant lt. M. Hughes, detached from the Yankee, ordered to the Pen sacola. Assistant Engineer A. M. Proctor, or? dered to additional duty at Seattle. Chief Engineer If. M. Stevenson, pro moted. Lieutenant Commander E. P. Parry, detached from the Cincinnati and or? der, >d to command the Lebanon. Lieutenant J. A. Bell, ordered to the League Island navy yard. Passed Assistant Engineer P. J. Mc Mnhon and Assistant Engineer C. C. Forgham are honorably discharged. HURT BY AN* ELECTRIC CAR. Yesterday morning, at a point on Crawford Btrci i. ah ait midway between the cat Hole bridge and the crossing of the Seaboard road. Mr. Little, who Is timber inspector at the navy-yard, was run into by an electric car of the Porlsmouth Street Railway Company and knocked down. He was bruised ar.d cut about the head and shoulders to a considerable extent, some of the Injuries being quite painful. Mr. Lit tle claims that the motorman failed to warn him of the approach of the ear, j as he should have done, by sounding a warning, and as a consequence' the] Street Railway Company will, in all j probability, have a suit on Its hands. The courses of the Virginian-Pilot's "Home Study Circle" begin next Sun? day, the 20th of February. See an? nouncement page 7. NAVAL INTELLIGENCE. HBG?T "THE OLD_DOM1K10N (UARD" (Continued from Page Ten.) pointed Assistant Surgeon Fourteenth Virginia and mortally wounded April, lSli?; Ohas. E. Cassel), promoted lo First Lieutenant Topographical Engl neers; James P. Crlsmond, detached for naval service 1S61; M. it. Collins, pr > nioted ordnance sergeant; Chas. J. Creekmur, appointed paymaster's clerk in May, 1862; Eugene Cherry; Walter w. Dyson: William Dent.detached 1861; Thos. J. Dashllls, slightly wounded at Five Forks, promoted Sergeant; Hob:. T. Daughtery; J. C. A. Davis, wounded July :i, ise:i, at Gettysburg; Wm. N. Foreman, wounded at Five Forks April 12, 1S65; Frank S. Foster, transferred to .signal corps April. ISO'.'; A. It. Foster, transferred t<> signal corps April. IS62, died in hospital. 1864; Thos. N. Forbes, died 1802. wounded Seven Pines June 1, 1SC2; Melzar F.. Flske, killed at Mal? vern Hill. July 1. 1862; J. N. Gray, ser? geant, dis. barged June. 1S61, physical disability: Leroy C.Godwin, transferred to signal corps April. lSt'2; I.. II. Grant, drummer; Benjamin w. Guthrie, ap? pointed Master in Navy; Cornelius Griltln; Win. H. Hambleton, killed at Wurrenton Springs August 2S, 1S62; S. O. Handy, died Juno 10, 1862. in hospi? tal. Itlchmond; W.W.Hurgroves, trans? ferred ti> :t North Carolina regiment; Andrew C. Host, wounded July 1863, at Gettysburg; Madison J. Hudglns, promoted to Captain and A. C. s.; lt. G. Hume, transferred to Norfolk Light Artillery Blues May. 1S.12: A. T. Hob^_ day. ..transferred to Commissary De? partment; K. P. .lames, wounded July ;i. 1863, at Gettysburg; t?. D. Jordan, discharged July 1. 1361, disability; K. A. Jack, appointed Engineer in Navy. Jos. W. Jordan, died of wounds reccivi d a: Gettysburg, lsr,:t; w. T. Kllby, trans? ferred to Norfolk Lieh; Artillery Blues. May, 1SC2; Joseph W. Keeling, died in hospital. IS61; Leslie U. King.appoiuteu Engineer in Navy; .lac d> Lewis, detail? ed for hospital duty, over age; John C. Langhorno.appoint- d Ca plant's clerk in navy; William S. Langhorne.dlscharged under age September, 1862, and enlisted in signal corps: Joseph P. Moore.trans? ferred to Norfolk Lieht Artillery Blues May,lS62; Hobert W. Myers, discharged, physical disability, ami died; Chas. S. .Morris, slight wound a; Five Forks Ap? ril 1. 1865; Wm. A. Neville, wounded and-diva bicTi?rrt?S-vcn Prnr^ ,1 a up 1. 1862; John <". Nlemeyer, promoted First Lieutenant Company I. Ninth Virginia, and kill, d at Gettysburg July a. 1863; Henry V. Nlemeyer, ills, barged, under age. September. 1862, and enlisted In signal corps: t'has. Owens; Janas II? Parrlsh, promoted Surgeon c. s. A.. Chambllss Brigade; Willis M. Parker: Thos. W. Pierce, appointed Major and. Quartermaster: Wm. H. Pierce, killed on picket duty. June. 1S62. near Rich? mond: John W. II. Porter, transferred to signal corps, 1862; John H. Rich? ardson, transferred to signal corps April. 1862: Robert C. Rodman: N. F. Richardson, transferred to signal corps. April. 1S62; Charles Reid, trans? ferred to signal corps, April. 1862; Charles K. Richardson, transferred t" North Carolina Regiment: James w. Rlddick, promoted captain and adjutant general, Scales' North Carolina Brigade and severely wounded; Benjamin F. Rudd, transferred to signal corps, April 1862; William A. Smith, died 1862; Wil? liam Alfred Smith, transferred to sig? nal corps, 1862: John Smith, discharged isfiL'. over .age: Herbert L. Smith, trans? ferred to Company 1. Fifteenth Virginia Cavalry; Arthur Smith, transferred to I, Fifteenth Virginia Cavalry; T. J. Savage, transferred to signal corps, April. 1862; George M. Turner, dis? charged June. 1861, disability: William IT. Tabb, promoted sergeant major Third Regiment, and detailed to work in navy yard. 1862: John Vermllllon. promoted second lieutenant Company I, Ninth Virginia, wounded at Gettys? burg; Ab x P. Vermllllon: G. S. Ver? mllllon, discharged September, ls??2. un? der age. and enlisted in signal corps: Thomas J. white, transferred to signal corps. April, 1862: Joseph A. Walton, transferred to signal corps, 1S<>2: Frank J. White, promoted surgoon C. S. A.: James it. Walker, promoted to first sergeant: R. M. C. Wlngfleld, transfer? red to Norfolk Light Artillery Blues. May. isr.-_\ David A. Williams, wound? ed and disabled at Seven Pines. June 12th. lSt;2: David E. Williams, captured at Five Forks. April 12. 1865; Joseph R Woodley, promoted lieutenant in signal corps. April. 1862; Luther Williams WOUnded and disabled at Seven Pines. June 12. 1862: William W. Wallace, pro? moted to sergeant; Edward B. Wil? liams, wounded July 1863, Gottys btirg: A. J. Wd'inin-:. aoie int"d te sp't-il -.?tew.-.rd: William II. Wilson: William S. Wright, wounded at Seven Pines, promoted adjutant Sixty-first Virginia, and died isci; Lewis w. Williamson, appointed hospital steward; Moses P. Voting, appointed engineer in the navy; C. W. Young-, transferred to signal corps 1S02. Killed and died. 16. SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR. When President McKinley issued his proclamation calling for volunteers, this company, under command of Cnntain George A. Brooks, responded with full ranks, proceeded to Richmond. Va., where it was mustered into the service of the Government of the United States and attached to the Fourth Virginia I tegiment. From the Capital City it was ordered to Jacksonville, Fla., and from thers to Savannah, whence it went to Cuba, and Is now doing duty as soldiers for the country they so dearly love. MH.ES W. MINTER DEAD. For Seventy-fivs Years a Resident of the City of Portsmouth. Yesterday morning at 4:.'>0 o'clock, at the home of his brother-in-law, Mr. Win. Dyson. No. 440 High street, Mr. Miles Washington Minter departed this life, in the 90th year of his age. Mr. Minter was barn in Matthews , county, this State. In August. 1S09. and I was. therefore, at the time of Ills death ? 89 years, t! months and 3 days of age. During his life Mr. Minter served a > number of terms in the City Council, where Iiis course was always com ; mendablc and where ho represented the interests of his constituents with tli* ! thorough conscientiousness which char? acterized his actions throughout his long career as a business man and as a private citizen of this city, where he ?has lived for more than seventy-five years. Miles W. Minter was a man honored and esteemed by all who knew him. lie was a familiar ligure to our cltl Kens. all >f whom delighted to listen to his remlnlsenccs of days long ago, so vividly and impressively recited bv this gentleman. Mr. Minter learned , the trade of house carpentering and I was for many years engaged in bust | ness as a contractor. Subsequently he went into the furniture trade, which he followed until he was obliged to retire from business on account of advancing years. lie is survived by Iiis aged wife. Mrs. Emily P. Minter, a sister of Mr. W'm. Dyson. The funeral will be held this afternoon at 3 o'clock from Monumental M. E. Church THREE FUNERALS YESTERDAY. The funeral of Mrs. Virginia Win nlngder took place yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock from Monumental M. E. Church, and was largely attended. The services were conducted by Hev. L It. -Betty, the pastor, assisted by Rev. Mr. Lteadles, after which the remains were taken to Oak Grove Cemetery for inter :; en:. The following gentlemen acted as pall-bearers: John W. Wood, R. A. llutchins. S. P. Oast. James Appold. Charles Grsnt and John A. McDonald I The funeral of Mr. B. G. Juies took place yesterday afternoon from Court Street Baptist Church. The services were conducted by Rev. A. E. Owen, pastor of Grace Church. Norfolk, as listed by Rev. J. W. Mitchell, of South Street Church, this city. The inter? ment was in Dak Drove Cemetery. The following gentlemen were the pall? bearers: C. W. Hyslop, Li. C. Godwin, v. C. West on, Robert Saunders, J- E. Pringle and H. A. Tabb. A representa? tion of Portsmouth Commandery, K. T., and of Naval Dodge No. 100, A. F. & A M., followed the remains to the grave. The funeral of Mr. W'm. E. Russ took place yesterday afternoon from the residence of Mrs. Boush. No. 317 Lincoln street. The services were con? ducted by Rev. R. R. Eggleslon. of Court Street Presbyterian Church. The interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. DECLARED TO BE INSANE. A commission in lunacy was held yes terday afternoon by Justices Balrd, John T. Lawrence and W. N. Moody, with Dr. George H. Carr as examining physician, on a young man, a resident of south Portsmouth. After making a thorough examina? tion of Iiis mental condition the board decided that he was of unsound mind, and ordered that he be sent to the asylum. The gentleman has been there once before, and it was thought he had been entirely cured. WILL NOT DISCUSS IT. Navy yard officials will not discuss the leak in the San Francisco?how it came, what it will amount to, or any? thing else connected with it. it was not supposed to amount to much, when noticed Monday, and since the sinp has been docked that opinion is shared by all who have seen It, and are to talk. But those who express themselves are not in an official capaci? ty in any way. After the eship had been docked and Why are Allcock's the best plasters? Because they make the cures where all others fail. Why do they make the cures? Because they contain the right materials. Compare their tine aromatic odor with the nasty smell of all other plasters. Your sense of smell will tell you which is the best. Did you know that Allcock's have a greater sale than all the other kinds put together? Did you know that all makes and brands of so-called porous plasters are in imitation of Allcock's? But they imitate in appearance only. Don't waste your money in buying the false. Get ALLCOCK'S, the standard plaster of the world. The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which lias been in use for over ;>0 years, 1ms borno the signature of - and lias been made under his pcr J[/?-?~s^~j>s Bonttl supervision since its infancy. <-&4c*i</lt Allow no ono to deceive yon in this. All Counterfeits, Imitations and ?* Just-as-good" are but Experiments that tritlo with and endanger the health ofT Infants and Children?Experience against Experiment* Castoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare? goric, Drops and Soothing Syrups, it is Pleasant* It? contains neither Opium? Morphine nor other Narcotic substance. Its age is its guarantee. It destroys Worms and allays Fcvcrishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colic. It relieves Tcethlug Troubles, euros Constipation and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates tho Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. Tho Children's Panacea?Tho Mother's Friend. CENUSNE ALWAYS The KM You Have Always Bought In Use For Over 30 Years. her hull exposed, water came with eon- j slderable freedom from the seams on the port side, near the how. A gentle man well versed in such matters said the Incident was of no consequence in the world: that such things happen of? ten, and there was no necessity for making a great big fuss about it. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meting of the Villa Heights Company was held yesterday at noon at the Hank of Portsmouth. The company was reported to be in ex? cellent condition. The following were elected officer* for the ensuing year: H. L. Maynard, president: J. P. ! Lounsbury, vice-president; Jim. l,.Wat? son, secretary and treasurer: Dr. F. S. Hope. A. C. Warner. L. R. Watts. Ro? bert Johns.m. W. S. Langhorn and Henry Kirn, directors. ECHOES FROM THE COURTS. William Claiborne, alias "Jim Soup." was acquitted yesterday In the Hust? ings Court of the charge of felonious assault on Mary Ham. Norman F. Allen qualified In the County Court yesterday ns a notary public. Charles Chandler, on complaint of R. E. Kldd, was bound over in bond of $100 to keep the peace for the period of a year. MR. WTLLIE JAMISON INJURED. Yesterday, in the navy yard. Mr. Wil? lie Jamison, employed as a painter in the department of construction and re? pair, met with a peculiar and very I painful accident. The boatswain chair, with which the men had been working, through some means got loose and as? cended far up one of the masts of the vessel on which they were engaged. Mr. Jamison started to climb the mast, and when about 40 feet up was seen to slop and clutch the mast with unusual force nnd vigor. Those below at once knew tii.it some? thing unusual had occurred, and they, made haste to reach the young man. He was t.vken from his uncomfortable j position, and Inquiring developed the j fact that he had been Injured Internally about the loins and back, supposedly TRUNKS, VALISES AND BAGS. We guarantee all Trunks bought of us for one year and repair them free of charge. We also prim the name and ad? dress on your trunk gratis. A DIG CUT IN ALL OUR LEATHER GOODS We are getting In our new stock and will sell Trunks and Hags re? gardless of cost. A Splendid Canvas Trunk Steel clamps mid corners, two sole leather straps, iron bottom, division for hat box, S*.7>. Another?larger, stronger. M.25 And when it comes to Suit Cases here are a few of Our Prices. A Leather Suit Case, brass bops and I-cks. $3.00. Another and h.-:ter for $4. Another still better for $5.00. and so thev go up to fOVO'. Our line of fine Hand Bags and Po rket books Is complete. CVnic and see our eel ebrated ISureau Trunk. 172 Church St., near Main. by the Intense strain he was under whil.- climbing tho mast. He was look? ed after by the yard physician, after which he was sent to his home on Har? rison street. THE DEEP CHEEK PYTHIANS. t-ast night Deep Creek Lodge.Knlghts of Pythias, met in regular convention, but not only for routine business, for it had gone nu; to the Knights that Grand Outer Ouard E. L. Cunningham, of the Grand Lodge of Virginia, would pay them an official visit. There was a. good attendance, and the distinguished gentleman, after exemplifying the un? written w erk of the order, delivered an eloquent and very logical address on the cardinal principles of the order. The Deep Creek Pythiang greatly ap? preciated Mr. Cunningham's visit, and they expressed themselves as being considerably benetltted from a Pythian standpoint. Will sm< lliiol? Sam. (By Telegraph to Vlrgianian-Pllot.) Richmond. Va?, February 21.? The to? bacco manufacturers and dealers of Richmond have se: on foot a movement in conjunction with similar Interests elsewhere, to institute suit against the United States Government to recover the amount of tax paid on tobacco un? der the retroactive clause of the war tariff act. They claim that the col? lection of the additional tax on tobacco that had already been stamped was unconstitutional, in that the law was In the nature of an expost facto law. The amount involved is about JS00.000. Able counsel has been employed, and the suit will be brought in the name of Mr. James P. Patton. of this city. BERKLEY. Miss Ritter Sarah Bllven, who has been very sick for some lime past. Is convalt scent. The Greenlenf Johnson Lumber Com rnny started one et" their in.Us up yes? terday afternoon, after being shut down for the oast wet k on account of tiie weather. Mr. James Romlnus Williams left yes? terday for Live Pine to visit his par? ents. The New York, Philadelphia and Nor? folk railroad steamer Portsmouth Is undergoing repairs at Thomas' railway. The Cummer Lumber Company has just finished a large shipment of lum? ber to Hamburg. Krnm the scene witnessed on Chest? nut street yesterday afternoon, was one that would suggest the organiza? tion of a Society tor the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Miss May Katharine Townsend, of Bridgeport, Conn., is the guest of the Misses Parks, on Berkley avenue. Mr. W. !.. Berkley's family have re? turned from Camden, N. C. Capt. Charles Bailey, of the yacht of Mr. J- Pclrpont Morgan, of New York. Is the guest>of his relatives, the family of Undertaker J. K- Williams, of this place. He will remain hero for several days, after whij? he will leave for Southern Pines, N. C, where his family are wintering. Rev. A. E. Owen has returned from Matthews county, Va , where ho was detained for ten days by the freeze. Mr. C. N. Johnson, of Baltimore, Md.. Is preparing to open a tirst-class art gallery en tho comer of Fifth and Liberty streets extended. Rev. T. <? Skinner left yesterday nf terno n for Washington. D. C-. where he will spend about ti n days with his sister. 1 ?uring his absence Rev. C. W. Duke, the former pastor of the church, now of Baltimore, will conduct the services of tie- Berkley Avenue Church. PERKLEY ADVTS JOHN S. ETHERIDGE. LIVEItV A Nil HOARDING. STABLES. BERKLEY. VA. Norf :k ar. ! Portsmouth trad* solicited. N-jw rfconr No. 1.203. DR. ANNA GIERIN8 FeytstireJ PhysicUi Prlvato sanitarium of high repute. Veg. nable compound for female complaints, $1.00. Lilly Whtti Regulative Pills $? Wives without chil? dren consult ms. 1603 E. Baltimore SL. Baltimore, Md,