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BRIEF ITEMS OF INTEREST.,
The regular meeting of the King's Daughters, Circle -\To. 6, Epworth Church, will bo held in the lecture room of the church at 4::50 o'clock this afternoon. Messrs. V. D. Henley and John W. Bryan, of Newport News, spent Sunday; With friends In this city. Mr. J. T. Hamlet, of Prospect, Ya., was In our city awhile yesterday on business. Messrs. \V. 1-:. Victor and W. E. Graves, of Lynchburg, were here Sun? day, inhaling breezes from old ocean. Mr. A. L. AVaddy. or Newport New:-, spent the Sabbath in Norfolk. Mr. II. L. Jacobs, of Suffolk, si>ent Bunday with friends in Norfolk. Mr. Albert Geis;, of Danville, ox changed Sabbath greetings with friends In Norfolk. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Lawrence, nnd Miss Mary K. Illtatcd, or Delhi, N. V., are at the Atlantic. Mr. l). H. Hurt, of Carbondale, Pa., Is In Norfolk on business. Mr. J. V. Havemcyer, or New York, le In the city. Mr. Samuel II. Carey, of Roanoke, traveling agent df tite Pocahontaa Coal Company, was in the city yester? day. Mr. Carey is an accomplished performer on the violin. Mrs. R. W. Tyler and Miss Tyler, of Washington, are at the Montlcello. Mr. Robert Cray, of the Cockade City, was in Norftdk yesterday. Dr. Leonard C. McPhail, of New 1 York, was among the Sunday visitors to our city. Captain (i. E. Ide returned yesterday from Washington, stopping at the Mon? tlcello. Cape Charles Pioneer: Revs. J. W. Reams and Warren Burr dismissed their congregations Sunday night last, and went In a body to the revival ser? vices at tho Southern M. E. Church. Dr. Judklns, presiding eider, preached a good sermon to a very large and ap? preciative audience. The body of Private l.ott Hognn. of United States Marino Corps, who wns accidentally drowned while on duty at the naval magazine the night of Jan? uary 31, was found floating In the river near the magazine Saturday even? ing. Hogan was a native of New V Green Day Letter: Mr. W. <'. .M - Nalr, of Norfolk, was here this v, ? k on business. Gloucester (C. II.) Letter: Mrs. R. C. Ryrd has returned from a visit t< her daughter, "Mrs. Corbln Waller, or Norfolk. Mr. John E. Lowry, of this city, n student at Hampdcn Sidney Colli will take the part of Rev. Robert Spaulding. In "Tho Private Secretary," which will be produced by the Hnmp den Sidney Dramatie civil? in the Farm vllle Opera House Friday evening. Mr. J. J. Gray, local Weather Ob? server, is in New York ott pleasure bent. Miss Mary Crcnshaw, of Baltimore, Is , the guest or Colonel and Mrs. Walter II. Taylor, on York street. Mr. lt. C. Taylor has returned from Baltimore. Hon. George E. Bowden, Clerk of the Unltod States District Court, has gone to Washington on oniclal busi? ness. \ Seven sailors from the United States cruiser Chicago, anchored in Hampton Roads, were brought to the naval !. - pltal yesterday for treatment. Mr. W. H. B, Glover, traffic manager of the Seaboard Air Line, went 'to t Washington last night on official bns '. Ines.?. Police Officer Jones has resigned his I! position on the force. The Equitable Life Insurance Com? pany, through its agent in this i Ity, Major A. Myers, yesterday paid in full tho policy on the life of the late Mr. M. Glenn.in. The organ recital to-night al Christ P. E. Church promises to be a brilliant musical success. Tho Norfolk Retail clerks' Union held a very Interesting mi ding last night and Initiated seven new candidates, Mr. Wm. Mayer, purser of Die old Dominion Steamship Company's int? er Jamestown, Is confined a: his h . You feel the blood rushing along. But what kind of blood? That is the question. Is It pure blood or impure blood? If the blood Is impure then you are weak and languid; yotir appetite is poor and your digestion is weak. You can not sleep well and the morn? ing finds you unprepared for Ihe work of the day. Your fctiecjis are pale and your com? plexion is sallow. You are troubled with pimples, boils, ?? or eorjie eruption of the skin. V Why not purify your blood ? , 1 will do It. Take it a few days and then put your linger on your pulse again. You can feel the difference. It is stronger and your circulation better. Send for our book on Impure Blood. If you are bilious, take Ayer's Pills. They greatly aid the Sarsaparilla, They cure constipation also. . . . Wrfto to our Ocotoni; !>ttWC . ir BM . 1 proiuiit r.!tiTy, without ...... Addrcn.% DR. 0. AVF.n. Write theic freely all ilie pnTrtloitlni , in your B$D. You v lll riwivo , <:.'... Lowell, .Mai?. on East Main street from the effects of a fall he recently sustained in New York. Mr. T. Edmond Krumhhols, who had charge ot the Princess Anne Hotel last year, is in Norfolk. Mr. H. B. Dally, Miss? 15. L. Dally and Misa J. H. Haynts, of Petersburg, are at the Atlantic. 'Dr. J. K. Brpadwuter, of Temperance villc, Va.. ex-member of the Virginia Legislature, Is at the Atlantic. Mr. Thomas A. Daffron, of Blchniond, Is in Norfolk on busini ss. Mr. C. W. Itcynolds, of Newport News, came over to our city last night. Mr. David Dunlop. Jr., and Mr. John Watson, of Petersburg, ore in the city. Mr. It. Lancaster Williams, president of the Norfolk street railway, n turned from Richmond yesterday afternoon. Mr. John Potts, assistant general pass nger agent of the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad. Is at the Mohtlcello. The Virginia Beach Shooting Club will give its second Bhuot at live and clay birds, oncn to all, on Wednesday. March 15th. Trains h ave 12PI6 p. ril. for the Beaah. mril-2t* ERAKBLKTOH WAR!). The Brambli Ion W. C. T. U. will m?>ot I at the h/>me of the president, No. 'JOJ I North Park avenue, at HtUO o'clock this tvftoi noon. Rev. Or. W. J. Young delivered n highly entertaining and instructive lee tun' on "Bible Study" before the B. v. r. r. of Spurgeon Memorial Baptist < ihiirch hist night: lb v. C. B. Grummer, D. D? of Chrlsl Kpiscopnl Church, preached to the ed Iflcatibrt of u large congregation at St. Peter's Church Sunday night. Columbia Conclave. No. 7. Hept ISOpha or s. w. M.. enjoyed a delightful social session last night, speeches being the order of the evening. A very amusing cntertalnmi nt, en? titled "An Auction of lives." was given at the residence of Mrs. Percy lt. Orr, North Maltby nvenue. Inst night, for the benefit or Trinity M. K. Church. Bishop A. M. Randolph did not visit St. Peter's P. E. Church Sunday night, but will, as previously announced In the Vlrglnlnn-Pllot, be there next Sunday evi ntng to administer tie- rile of c >n flrmatlou to ti riumbi r Of candid it s. Pe sure you nro rlfrht, then ft" to Ncrc York Dental Rooms to have 1 ?etli ex? tracted. No pain. Newest Discovery. N. Y. Dental Rooms ONLY. z:\ Main Street, torner Talbot. llnnes. Pee Dr. Week about your even. Ex? amination free. 310 Main street. ATIinTiC CITY TifARD About twenty-five persons, including I Rev. Dr. it. l>. Tucker, "f St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and Rev. John E. Wales, met at the homo of Mr. Jnines I 1'. Wright, on Avenue A, at >? o'clo k Sunday for the purpose of discussing j the feasibility or holding Episcopal services regularly in the ward. Atter u careful survey of the field, it was de? cided to rent the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Hall, on Colli y nv.o nue, for the prescht, and conduct divine services there every Sunday night at S o'clock, beginning nexl Sunday even? ing, the Officiating ministers to be Dr. Tucker and Mr. Wales, It is the pur? pose of the Episcopalians, of whom there aw about fifty in the community, to purchase a lot on Olncy Road, on which an edifice will be erected. The first service in the W. C. T. C. Hail will be held next Sunday night at S o'clock. Miss Eloise H?dglns, of Wllloughby aVonue, Drnmblcton, Is ni the Norf.dk Protestant Hospital to hoVe an opera? tion performed for appendicitis. Several carloads of Stone nave arriv? ed here over the Norfolk and Western rulhvny for the iinproi mehts in thb? wa i'd. Mr. W. E. Spicer, tick ! agent at the Chesapeake and Ohio wharf, who was recently married in Hanover county, will reside at No. 25 Hamilton avenue, oh his return home from bis bridal tour. Mrs. IT. "Walker is ropor'.cd ill at her resident ?'. on North sir ei. ,\n entertainment, or.Mll "A Lillipu? tian Marriage" will lie ??.t"en In the 1 ,? lure room of LeKlos Memorial M thod mt Church, at s o'clock to-hlght, for the benefit of the talent fund of tie- church. The small admission fee of ." cents w ill be charged. Ice en-am and calf - will be ?. r ? d at lite close ot the entertain? ment. bMOSBBEHTS. Miss Annie Wood, whose lecture on art. under the title of "The Foot prints' of tlie Angel," elicited so much admlra- | tloti in Itlchmond on th" occasion of its delivery last week, will deliver it at Plckctt-Buchnnaii Ca.up Hall at 8:110 o'clock Hi's evening, for the benefit of the Norfolk Art l.. ague. Miss Wood Is a lady of rare gifts of mind and is admirably qualified to speak on the subject of art. Those who ati'-ml this lecture nssUi I a rich Intellectual treat. Admission, 23 cents. ENGLISH LAKES AND POET?. Prof. c. T. Winchester, of Wesleyan University, will lecture in the Lyceum course next Thursday evening, M ii'ch Ititli. His subject, w hich he c ?nsldi rs Iiis very best, will be "The Eiiglisn Lakes and Their Poets." If you an: an admirer of beautiful and llowin ? Eng? lish', It you enjoy a narrative full p'f the literary and historic gossip that is Ii Koelat?d with bvery them.- that I'r. f. Winchester selec ts; in short, if yen ap? preciate an Instructive and entertain? ing story, told by a speaker who never I-.. (Hates for a word und Invariably us. .? the right one. you will not miss being ;.t the Academy ot Music Thurs? day evening. Noii-membero of th" Lyceum may obtain tickets at th,. box ofllce. THE BRITISH GUARDS' BAND. I Next Saturday, nt the Academy of Musi . Lieutenant B?h Godfrey mid his ! British Guards' Band will give two concerts, nftcritooti ami evening. The Now Vork Sun say.-: "At tlie Leiiox Lyceum last evening, wi re i.ieut. I'an Godfrey and h a band gave their final concert, there'was no end of patriots enthusiasm, friendly nil rovolrs t<> the British bandmaster, a playing of national airs, and special at? tention Is called to the excellence of the soloists, who wer? really per? formers of a high quality ot talent, quite free from many of the objection? able qualities of occasional military hand s -;s. The *. I > nornetlst, P. L. Kcttlewcll, was an unalloyed joy. Dr.i Godfrey Is tin- best-known conductor of an ICngl a n.Hilary hau l. The men of ihe band, in their rod tunica trimmed with gold braid, din .ted by the ? n ductor in the full-dress uniform of an English officer, Were a sightly Bpee i TIIK AUDITORIUM. A "standing room only" audience witnessed a realty excellent vaudeville performance nt Barton's Auditorium las: night. Bach "turn" was put on in good shape, and tlie frequent npplauso demonstrated that the audience "got their money's worth.'' HEW KMJM.HII STEAM EU. THE ANTILL1AN A STAUNCH AND HANDSOME VES8EI* By courtesy of Captain George Fost, of tho British, steamship Antllllan, a reporter of the VIrglnlah-Pllot was In? vited to see his fine vessel at her coal? ing dock at Lambert's Point yester? day afternoon, ami accordingly went down with hlih at 0 p. m. oh the har? bor tug of Cnstner, Curran .v. Bullltt, the Fannie, to his vessel. In the com? pany were Mr. Barnct, Mr- A. Mayue lluteson, of liatcsori & <'"-. and Mr. S. Charles Phillips, M. S. C. I.: F. J. In.- t. M. J. 1.. of London, and Mr. John Wecden. of Brighton, England. Mr. Phillips, his wife ami three chil? dren (two boys and a girl) and Mr. Wecden have been making a tour of Mexico, coming over In January on the British steamship Loylslanlan, which left Liverpool en December 30th nnd struck storm inter storm until they r< ui hod the Azores. Proceeding thence to Jamaica, to Orizaba, Mexico, to \ era Crua nnd from there proceeding by land to Mexico City, thence to Puebu and Oaxaca, Jltlapa, from whence they returned to Mexico, where the Mexican Herald wrote up his story in full. From there lie and bis party went to San I. u s I'ortesi, Taniplco, ProgreSBO and. there again taking; boat to New Or? leans and Gnlveston, where the Antil llnn was met and passage taken for Hamburg, for which place she leaves i this port. REPORTS A PLEASANT TIME. The party reports a pleasant time, and Mr. Phillips, who is a journalist ] ami ela mist of high order, made quite a j study of the country. Arrived on the j Antllllan last evening, the purty was presented to Mrs. Phillips and her chil? dren, and after u short rest shown over the ship. She is 520.8 feet long. 4'.).2 beam and "2 feet depth of hold, S.60S gross and 3.678 le t tons, carrying 7,406 tons cargo, and has u total displacement of 11,240 tons; was built in 1898 at" Grechock by | i'aird .v Co.. of Greetuick, and is the twenty-third vessel of the West India und Pacific Steamship Company, lim? ited. Her signal letters tire Q. K. M. C. and we were indented to her purser, Mr. R. Edwards, for llgures. A HANDSOME SHIP. The sbainrr bus four steel decks and her passenger arrangements call for only tirst-class carrying. Her cabins nie <oi the poop deck, lilted In oak and m.-ili gaiiy, wltTt marble titul bronze llntsh. ISleetrio lights uro used through? out the? shin, those in tho cabins are double working, admitting of a hall light turn In staterooms. Staterooms ore In suites and of high class appointments. Besides, are baths, lavatories and all conveniences. The captain's-stateroom and office, chart room, etc., are on the flying deck and In mahogany throughout. The dining room and saloon is in poker-burnt nnd lined dyed oak docorntions in panels, by i j Miss Beatrice Camer.ni, a beautiful, ! room. ELEG AN T 1 >T N N EIL Captain Fest, after showing his1 guests about the ship, allowed the call to dinner, and tin- guests sat down to a dinner which would open tlio eyes of the ordinary sea-goer, w hich more i nearly resembled a banquet und which was served in a most elegant style. W in -, mini:, singing, toasts " and generous good ein er ended tin- evening, and by com tesy ?f Mr. c. M. Barnct, <>f Win. Lamb A- Co., agents for Cast tier. Curren & Bullltt, the guests were brought to the city by the tug Katie. This line will arrive shi:>s here for coal every few days from now on and passengers can in nearly all cases be accommodated, the conveniences being t s 'lleirt. HOMEWARD BOUND. The IRtle pnnty of seven starts for home via Hamburg this morning. A merry voyage and sale return homo Is wished the gallant nnd courteous cap? tain ami his jolly passengers Select Council lo-.Mgtil. The regular monthly meeting of the Select Council will be held to-night. Upon tho proposition to extend tho franchise of the Southern States Tele? phone Company years, which was adopted at the list meeting, but re jectetl by Lie Common branch, this COtin il to-night will "stand pat," and the matter will likely go to a con? ference. I'l a .".11 other matters the Select branch will be apt to agree with the Common Council. Council Fl ii a nee Committee, Tlio Finance Committee of the coun? cils held a meeting las: nigh: to dis? cuss the bu.lget for next year. This was .ill l.il-:en up, and in the opinion of the committee i< a matter of sufri (?:? ?' magnitude for not only one night's consideration, but for several. tt enril nt l lie si ol ion. A negro nam d Kelly went to the! Station last niglit and reported that he had been shot. L'pon examination it was found that the ball had passed through the loan's clothing, but did not penetrate tho llesh. The officers are looking for tlie negro who did the shooting. c.urie Lawrence and Matth- Bryant, two negro women, had a light and the former ciit the hitter's lip very badly. i ion Surgeon Hamilton dressed the Wound. Four marines, named Fogarty, De : Gray son and llnlpln, were lock? ed up deserters. i OTHER LOCAL ON PAGE 11. KI.OOU AND l?El?KESSION. Long continued ill health causes gloom nnd depression and t ikes nil the j leisure, of life. Each day is dark and there Is no hope for the morrow for tiie man who by imprudence und cx ,, - sea has deprived himself of the vim, Vitality and vigor which makes life cheerful. Many 11011 are In this condi? tion, but there Is no need to dcspa t. Dr. Greene, 33 West 14th St., New York City, the great specialist and the most successful physician In curing diseases, will give such the advice, free, that will effect a speedy cure. Write to Dr. Greene, describing your trouble and he will advise you without its costing you a cent. This Is a rare opportunity and vvi ik mi u should take advantage of it. LADIES OP FINE TASTE ;' ; 1 \ mince, ol it.iu Isomc, Exclusive and Economic Outfitting from the great stores ?( Philadelphia, cm have, without cost; ? persi nnl ngent of large i experience and exquisite tnstc to suggest and purchase goods for themselves or family. Ac counts opened. Address, stating needs, Mrs. -Moore & Waters, P.O. pox :i,u, Philadelphia,Pa. I feis-im Dr. Greene's Nervura Is the E^rnedy Sure To Make Her Well.. The man who has n sick wife lias a great burden upon him, bilt his burdeyi .is light compared lo that of Iiis sick w ife. She may not be sick abed, but she is Oiling all the time; she is weak, nervous, irritable and tired out. She is sleepless nights and wakes mornings feeling tired, without energy or ambition, discouraged, drugged out and indescribably miserable. Her head aches, her back aches, she cannot eat, is consti? pated, melancholy and so nervous !'nt times that she feels as if she should fly. She feels just good for nothing and is tired all the time. How quickly will the weight lof her burden ot disease be lifted Jit she will use that greatest boon rto womankind. Dr. Greene's Ncrv fl. ui a blood and nerve remedy I How quickly it will relieve her weak? ness, her nervousness, her pains S/j and aches, her hopeless depression 'ty/s/'i ol mind and heart, and bow speed llylt wili restore her strength, ic? y-new her vitality, vigor, energy, i3 power und the pulsing life winch means hapjiiness for women I Dr. Greene's Nervura is indeed a bless? ing for w eak, nervous and despnir for its use means to hope, hap Tirondcroga, " We luve med Dr. Greene's Nervura bleed mil nerve remedy,both inysell and wife, with the besi result*. Sly wife was tionbled severely with her head, in hot was neaily ptoitraied with nervous difficulty. She tried many things for relief, but fontid no benela miti'l ihe besnu the use ot Dr. Greene's Nervura bluoaund nerve remedy. New 1 iim rejoiced to say that she Is- cured by the use ol lour benies and is quite well. 1 have uteil the N< rvnra for my blood, and am h.ippy lo say that I found the most beneficial remits. Welhink Dr. Greene's Nervura blood and nerve remedy is a most wonderlully good medicine and gladly ircotmr.end it lo others." |)o not tail to try this wonderful Dr. Greene's Neivura blood and nerve remedy. You should specially take it now, for everybody needs nt this season this grandest of spring medicines. People have more confidence in it than In any and nil other remedies, because it is the prescription of a famous regular physician and therefore perfectly ndaptcd to cure, and because Dr. (Irene, 35 West 1.1th St., New York City, can be consulted ;.t any time tiee 01 charge in icgaid to any case, whether you call or-write. .-1^ ,_._._?? 234 MAIN STREET. About Our 66To=order" 0> <?>?*> 0<2~>?> 0<><3- ?8>0?> 'O??><?' S ^>OO <Z>OO <v>3-0 0<^><* t - 0 <> 0 0 ?> 0 0 <> Many men know we've got one and iliey arc patrons of ii for the same reasons that yuu out;lit to Lv?and would be if you knew. They've found we've got the best cutlers and tailors ? and the largest and choicest collection of cloths to select from. They've compared and found that our charges are most equitable. In oilier words, we can guarantee satisfaction?get our orders out on time. By the way, it you want something made up for Easier, it's about time to pick out the goods and let us gel to work. ^ ? How about the Spring Liveries? Were ready with our part? ^ and that's evcrythins servants wear. ?} <>.*>???? <s>4>o e O?$><?>?> <>??><? <t>?jnci* ? OO <j' ,*s> OF NORFOLK'S LARGEST? mmm establishment ! Call and examine the Largest, Newest, Cheapest and Best Line ol FURNITURE, CARPETS, STOVES, &c. to be found in tlie city. SPRING MATTINGS. OITB NEW SPRING LINES OP MATTINGS ARK AM. IN. Till: COLOfUNCS AND DESIGNS ARK THE LATEST. PRICES ARE WAV DOWN. BABY CARRIAGES AND GO-CARTS. THE LAROK8T AND FINE3T LINE OP BABY CARRIAGES AND GO CARTH IN THE CITY, AND TO I'll POUND IN OUR STORE. THE PRICES ARE HOUND TO SUIT. vFURNITURE^ of rv.-l-Y DFSCltllTION FOR PARLOR, U.M.!.. CHAMBER, DININO-noOM, KITCHEN OR OPPICE. IN ALL THE NEWEST STYLUS, AT TUB LOWEST CHSH OR CREDIT, 3I9 and 32! Church Street. GEO. H. D?WES, Water 220 Street. THE*. Joseph Brown STORE. Silks. Never such a Silk season. Not onl)' in quantity but comprehensiveness of style. Stripes predominate, and pos? sessing a beauty peculiar to a stripe, they are nothing short of bewitching. Around the dollar mark greatest seductiveness, hovers. Yet 7) cents brings forth not a few specimens altogether pretty. , This store, with full belief in silken popularity, has pro? vided largely, and an inspec? tion will produce hearty re? sponses, i he general estimate of the Brown Store is, that it is willing to take pains for lookers. Dness Goods. We have spkoken of Cable Twills?39 inch?at 23c. Fur? ther attention is called to these as low priced worthies. 40-in. Irridescent Coverts have been mentioned, and at 50c. they suggest themselves as orthodox in style and wear. 36-inch Invisible Stripes, heretofore alluded to, yield a certain effectiveness, not com? mon. Changeable Granites ? a yard wide?exhibit charming characteristics and will Lad the beauty of <tuie-t- -dignity. Both 50c. Piques and similar tilings. A verdicl most frequently heard, "You have decidedly the best selection in town." Novelties abound, but the sta ' pies are also stronger than ever. Colored Piques?grounds of while usually?in large assort? ment at 15c. White as low as 10. As high as 37' j . Most popular numbers are 1? and 20. That at 1> is un? surpassed. So far as we know, that at 20 is unequaled. Pique Piping is a new thing. Red and Black. Huguenot Pulling is attract in g a 11 e 111 i o n?p r 0 v 0 k i n g s a 1 e s. Crinkled Tucking draws forth exclamations of delight, and willing money. Hand bmbroidered Pique may appeal to the extravagant, for a waist, skirt, or carriage robe. Will tempt most any one who__is content with a Jabot front, collars or cuffs. A looking visiting trip to Brown's is a lucky expedition. jjjjjpjj Brown. 280 main St. THE M0NTICEL10 CORNER CREPONS. CREPONS. Not new :n name, but entirely now weaves whloh produce positively now ef? fects Til.- Improvement in the mnnurnc tnro-of this material is so marked that the* would not t>o rev ok n zed t>y tha wearers of tho crepon of the past, sv.ik mixed, specially high lustre and the most artistla design*. Two spec'al qualities will he .shown this week at $1.50 and $1.75 We onlv ask that you visit the new store. ft la our pleasure to show you the stock. Southern Bell Phone No, 437. Southern Stales Phone No. 825. STENCH GUTTERS, K libber and Steel Stamps, Railroad, Hotel, Baggage nn.l Brass Checks. Seals, Badges, Stencil nnd Slr.mp dnks, Pads, Haters, etc. PHOENIX SU) and sieneii works, Job Printers, Coi. Nlvlten and Church Ste.