PORTSMOUTH LOCAL NEWS AND ADVERTISEMENTS
What Virginian-Pilot Rep?
resentatives Hear Daily.
BRIEF ITEMS OF INTEREST
llio MovcuieuM of l'cnplo la Wboui
Ibe Average Bonder Ih Inter*
esied? UappeuliiB* i.e^at?Bni<
iuris. Keliseotw nmi Suclnl < ir?
des ?A forecast Of 1'alure
Col. K. R. Griffin received a telegram
yesterday announcing the death, after
?i ?h?rt i'lncss, of his niece in South?
ampton county. He will leave this
morning to he present at the. funeral.
Mrs. 10. Powell, who has been visit?
ing relatives la this city, returned to
her home at Sandy Hill, X. Y., yester?
day. . , ...
The two colored boys and the white
lad who woro arrested for lighting,
were yesterday fined $2 each by Mayor
Tito citv employes were paid yester?
day for the first half of March.
An effort will bo made by Die police
force to havo their pay increased to $73
Miss Jones, of Norfolk, recently ap?
pointed stamp clerk tit the postotlice in
this city, reported for duty yesterday.
Yesterday was an exceptionally pret?
ty St. I'ntrick's Day. The sun shone
prettily and It was as calm as a May
'A small white hoy named Thomas.
While playing hall at school yesterday
?was struck on the leg with a bat, which
slipped from another boy's hands, near?
ly breaking 'it.
The baseball fever is becoming pon
taglous among the small boys. Dally
there are a half dozen or more games
brought In for publication.
Yesterday morning about 5 o'clock a
colored tnnn and his wltfe were coming
down County street in a buggy, and
when bestween County and Dlnwiddle,
the vehicle ran Into it hole, breaking
one of the wheels, throwing the woman
out and hurting her for the time quite
A lady stenographer Is advertised for
In this issue. See add and apply as
A cottage with eight rooms is offered
for rent. See ad.
Attention is called to the ad of nurse
?wanted. For particulars see ad.
Miss Cullie Jorgensen, of Baltimore,
daughter of Mr. Jacob Jorgenson, a well
known contractor and builder, arriv?
ed In the city yesterday on a visit to
the Misses Thompson.
Bead the ad of B. It. Barksdale and
seo what he has to tell you.
Two Turks, each wearing a red fez,
attracted the attention of the children
Everybody Is speaking in high terms
of the Virginian-Pilot's "Homo Study
Circle." It is a great public educator,
say the people.
The Epworth League of Monumental
Church met last night ajid discussed
"Fellowship In Christian Service." Mr.
John A. Morris led the devotional ex?
Mr. Charles Stewart, of the Treasury
Department, Washington, is visiting his
mother at Wallnceton.
The Rev. ll. B. Eggleston will go up
to Alexandria to-day to preach for the
Rev. J. E. Thacker on Sunday. The
latter gentleman will nil the pulpit of
the Court Street Presbyterian Church
nightly until nexl Thursday.
The roof of the new Catholic Church
was decorated yesterday by the work?
men with Irish Hags ami tin Ameri?
Captain George. W. It. AleTionoll is in
receipt of a letter from Mr- TV*. H
Hughes, of Raleigh, N. C, In which he
returns thanks to Captain McDonell
and Mr. George Cuminlng for the en?
ergy displayed in procuring for the
North Carolina bazaar a Virginia State
ling. Captain Maurice Hudglns kindly
loaned the Hag.
Yesterday a colored man of the coun?
ty refused to be vaccinated. Ho was
arrested and taken befovc Justice Rus?
tic, who Imposed a tine of $10.
Under the decision of the Supreme
Court of Appeals, rendered Thursday in
the matter of taxing tug boats of the
Norfolk and Western railway, Norf .Ik
county will receive an additional Sl,ft,"?2
Monumental Church services to-mor?
row: Preaching by the Presiding Elder
Rev. W. C. Vnden, nt 11 a. m. und by
the pastor, Rev. I,. B. Hetty, at 7:45
p. m. Subject. ?The Invitation and
atomise of Christ to the Burdened
A large flock of wild geese passed
northward last night- They could be
heard bonking for some distance.
Peddlers, or those who go from <li?nr
to door, are nnnoylng the people of
this city considerably. One of them
treated a South Portsmouth lady
Our soldier boys are anxious to re?
organize the Portsmouth Rifles. The
signs of the times Indicate that a line
company will be the result.
A lady living on King street heard n
noise about 11 o'clock, and her hus?
band, on locating jt. discovered a man
attempting to enter one of the rear
second story windows from tlu_- shed,
lie Jumped to the ground, about
fifteen feet, nnd escaped.
A gentlernnn named Cnbcll, In run?
ning to catch a Port Norfolk car last
plght about 11 o'clock on Middle street,
Ptnmbh-d nnd fell, cutting a wound
ftbotit three inches long in his loft
cheek and breaking one of his law
TJNCLB AND NEPHEW FIOHT.
Testcrday, between 12 nnd 1 o'clock,
tit the navy-yard gate, a fight took
lace between tin uncle and nephew
he face of the uncle was covered with
blood before the men were separated.
Officer Arthur Culpepper arrested nnd
conducted them to the station-house,
Vvhero the elder of the two, the uncle,
"was allowed to go on his own recogni?
sance. The nephew, however, was re?
quired to give bond In the sum of one
hundred dollars for his appearance in
the Police Court this morning to an?
swer the charge of assault and buttery.
There has been for some time bad blood
between the two men, caused by one
of them interfering with the f'nmily
affairs of th other.
Try our 15c. boys' blnck hose, two
?rftjrfi for 25c. Heavy ribbed- Charles
%L .IV'eU?u & Co.
THE HIBERNIANS' BANQUET.
St. Patrick's Day Celebrated By Porte
mouth Division, No. 1.
St. Patrick'? Day was celebrated In
Portsmouth by Portsmouth Division,
No. 1, Ancient Order of Hibernians, In
a most enjoyable manner.
I..ist night the Division and Its In?
vited guests assembled at Elks' Hall,
and mingled In a way characteristic of
American citizens, by enjoying a
H was a most pleasant affair, song,
story and speech tilling the hours as
they sped quickly by, and the friend?
ships renewed and the enthusiasm and
Inspiration gathered from the many
bright speeches will redound to the
credit of the Hibernians.
Tlie Portsmouth Glee Club orchestra
furnished excellent music, which added
materially to the occasion, the patriotic
airs being in sweet harmony with the
loyal utterances of those who were
called upon to make addresses.
Mr. J. T. Gallilce presided, and his
Introductions of those who took port
in the festivities were witty, timely and
very appropriate, calling forth genei'
ous and prolonged applause.
"The Day We Celebrate"?Response
by .Mr. J. 11. Casey.
"The Irish and Spanish War"?Mr.
P. J. Hiley.
"Fraternal Greeting"?Thos. Crogan,
Washington Division. No. 2.
"Virginia"?Mr. Charles T. Bland.
"Ireland"?Mr. P. G. Flynn.
"Irish Citizenship"?Mr. Edward Mc
"The Press"?Mr. Thos. W. Leigh.
"Rich and Rare Were the Gems She
Wore," a recitation by Mr. M. F. Mur?
ray, was delivered In excellent style.
Mr. Hugh Steele sang with splendid
effect, "Just As The Sun Went Down."
Mr. John Cox snng the "Wreck of
the Maine" with line efrect.
"The Wanderer" was rendered by Mr.
T. A. Mcaley in superb voice.
"The Cruiskeen Lawn," sung hy Mr.
P. J. Rlley, elicited hearty applause.
An Irish clog dance by Mr. Jack
Moore, and an Irish reel by Mr. Moore
and Tobe Butler were greatly enjoyed.
Mr. Foster, of the Glee Club, sang
sev. ral comic songs which merited the
Several others entertained the Hiber?
nians and their guests with pleasant?
ries, nnd the occasion closed with hear?
ty good will for the order and its mem?
The following ode, composed by
Portsmouth's Irish poet, was sung In
honor of St. Patrick by the author, Mr.
P. O. Flynn, the popular stone con?
"St. Patrick's night in Portsmouth,
Will he .a night of brighter Joys
Than e'er we saw b re.
The Hibernians meet anu will invoke
Such cheers as ne'er before were broke
On Elizabeth's beautiful shores.
They meet to rouse our Irish ranks,
From sluggish sleep on Elizabeth's
To energy anew.
And (h ad must be the Irish heart,
Who will not rise anew and start
Lost Freedom to pursue."
CATHOLIC CHURCH NOTES.
Two more weeks of stone work on
St. Paul's new church will complete the
contrnctor's bid for that part of the
work. The steel spire to he placed on
the new standing tower has been
shipped and expected daily. Tills will
require a few more weeks and in a
month the present workmen will have
to give way to those of the other line
of trade to complete this beautiful and
St. Paul's Catholic Church eholr Is
now hard at work preparing elaborate
music for Easter. MarZo's Vespers will
be rendered and also Gloria's Mass.
They have had several additional volet s
ndded to the choir, and with the full
orchestral accompaniment, they will be
prepared to render some very line
High mass was celebrated yesterday
morning at St. Paul's Church in honor
of Ireland's patron saint.
RECEPTION TO THE GUARDS.
Yesterday afternoon a committee of
ladles met in the parlor of the Y. M.
C. A. to discuss the home coming of
the Old Dominion Guards, and to make
(lnal arrangements for that great event,
which will occur Just as soon as this
fine company of volunteers Is mustered
out the service.
The ladies will furnish the banquet,
and nre working in conjunction with
the young gentlemen at the head of the
movement to give to the soldier boys
of Portsmouth, upon their arrival here,
such n warm welcome that their hearts
will ever glow with pride that they are
a part of the people who claim Ports?
mouth as their home and birthplace.
Messrs. c. N. Markham, K. J. Griffin,
nnd .1. C. Hutchlns are untiring in their
efforts to make the reception a splendid
WAS IT PROVIDENTIAL?
Yesterday morning a little curly
haired hoy, about 4 years old, strayed
ir on his home and by some means
wandered down to the Seaboard Air
Line trestle across the creek near Din
widdlc street, nnd sat down quietly on
the tos. While there a train or seve?
ral freight ears approached backward,
and but for the child having been seen
by n colored man, whoso name our In?
formant did not learn, who, realizing
the dnngcr, reached the child just in
time, what would otherwise have been
a horrible accident, was prevented, The
little one seemed to have no thought of
the npproachlng danger.
The timely arrival of the colored mnn
I ecms almost providential. The boy
was taken in charge by the mnn and
returned to his parents. In Brighton,
who shuddered as they hoard the story
of his narrow escape.
MEETING OF STONEWALL CAMP,
Stonewall Camp, C. V.. held a tneet
Ing last night with the commander in
T'ast Commander J. McViker, of
Turner Ashby Camp, of Windiest er,
mad.- a patriotic talk to the camp,
which Mas greatly enjoyed.
The camp elected the following dele?
gates to the Grand Camp of United
Confederate Veterans, which meets In
Charleston, S. C, May loth, llth and
12th: Judge L. R. Watts, Col. W. H.
Stewart and .lames H. Toomer. Alter?
nates, Co,.!-,. W". |i. McDonald, E.
Knott and J. Thomas Dunn
MARRIED IN BALTIMORE.
On Monday last Miss Cora Lawien e.
Bister of Mr. ,|..hn T. Lawrence, left
for Baltimore, as was supposed, on a
visit lo friends. Yesterday it tele?
gram was received stating that she
was married in Baltimore on Thursday
to Mr. W. E. Betzel, of that city. The
bridal party left yesterday for New
York city, where they will make their
The Bride's Home In Baltimore the
Scene of the Marriage.
The Baltimore Sun of yesterday con?
tained the following concerning a citi?
zen of Portsmouth:
"Miss Mary Jane Pritchett, daughter
of Captain and Mrs. William T. Pltch
ett, 1713 North Calvert street, was mar?
ried at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon
to Mr. Samuel Tyler Hand. Jr., of
Portsmouth, V.t. On account of the
recent death of the groom's mother,
the wedding took place quietly at the
home of the bride's parents.
"Kev. Dr. C. Kniest Smith, rector of
the Protestant Episcopal Church of St. :
Michael and All Angels, performed the'
ceremony. The bride was given away
by her father. She were a beautiful
dress of white taffeta over white silk,
trimmed with rare old duchess point
lace that belonged to her mother. Her
ornaments were pearls and diamonds
and she carried a spray boquct of
bride roses. Messrs. Orlando W.
Pritchett and T. Harry Pritchett,
brothers of the bride, and Upton Beall I
were the ushers.
"A reception followed the ceremony
from 4 to 7 o'clock. The dining room'
was attractively decorated, pink being
the prevailing color. The reception was
also for a brother of the bride, Mr. Ed?
win W. Pritchett. and his wife, who
was Miss Helen May Olli. They were
married without the knowledge of their
respective families December 21st last.
"Mr. and Mrs. Hand left on a trip
South and will live at Portsmouth, Va.,
where thtr groom's father, Mr. Samuel
T. Hand, Sr., is superintendent of con?
struction of the Seaboard Air Line.
Among the out-of-town guests were
Captain John A .Pritchett and family,
and Mrs. Mary Rogers, Norfolk, Va.;
Mr. and Mrs. Leeds. New Haven,
Conn.; Captain Bourne, president of the
Old Dominion Steamship Company, and
daughter, of New York, and Mr. Oliver
Hicks Travers, Springfield, Mo."
MRS. BLACK'S FUNERAL.
The funeral of Mrs. Jessie Black took
place at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon
from the Fourth Street Baptist Church,
the Rev. Dr. Fisher officiating. The in?
terment was in Cedar Grove Cemetery.
The following gentlemen, cousins of the
lady, were the pall-bearers: Hufus.
Samuel and Elijah Rtcketts, George and
Harry Lumber, S. P-,'Robert and B. P.
"Lo! -where this silent marble weeps,
A friend, a wife, a mother sleeps:
A heart within whose sacred cell.
The peaceful virtues loved to dwell."
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
Mary V. Smith to Mary V. Bailey, lot
with appurtenances, east side Fourth
street, thirty feet south of Harrison
C. J- and S. M. Ennes to John D.
Fnncs. lots *.IC. 97, 9S. together with
buildings, northeast corner of Chest?
nut and Emmett streets; also lot flf> on
Emmett street: also lot 99 on Chestnut
street: also lots 17. is 19 and 20 in
Oak wood; consideration, $5 and as?
sumption of balance due on certain
bonds aggregating $l.soo.
"A MAGNIFICENT FAILURE."
Three meetings will be held at the
Young Men's Christian Association to?
morrow afternoon. At -I o'clock Rev.
.T. W. Mitchell, pastor of the South
Street Rnjitist Church, will fprak to
men only. Subject, "A Magnificent
Failure." Mr. Miteh.11 is well-known
as an earnest speaker. Miss Christie
Rlddick will bo the soloist. All young
men are Invited.
The Hoys' Gospel Army will meet at
.1 o'clock and the Bible Training (.'lass
at 5 o'clock.
REAL ESTATE COM PAN V CHAR?
Judge A. S. Watts. In the Hustings
Court yesterday morning, granted
charter to the Portsmouth Real Estate
Company. The officers are: L. B.
Whatley, president: M. P. Claud, vice-!
president; W. 11. Pyke, Wm. Schmoele,
Jr., and Louis C. Phillips, directors.
The capital stock of the company is
$5.000, divided Into $:.no shares. The
ofllce will be in the Kirn building.
Thursday night a colored man em?
ployed tit the Seaboard Air Lino depot. 1
While catching a rope for a barge, got
bis band caught between a pile and
the barge and mashed it so badly that
it will probably have to be amputated.
He was attended by Dr. L. A. Blllsoly.
A white man named Sanders, while
coupling cars at Port Norfolk for the
Belt Lino, had his foot badly mashed
by one of the wheels passing over It.
He was brought to this city and at?
tended by Dr. L. A. Bilisoly.
NAVY YARD NOTES.
The employes in the steam engineer?
ing department who worked overtime!
from November It!, 1S9S. to February 16,
!M'9. were paid for extra time yester- \
An order has been received from the
Navy Department to prepare the rolls
for overtime made during the war with
Spain, within 30 days time, so that the
men can be paid as soon as possible.
GRAND SLAUGHTER SALE AT
W. C. WASH'S, 229 HIGH STREET,
Commence Monday, March 13.
PRESTLEY'S BLACK GOODS.
$1.2.'> Corded Sertte, now fiOo.
$1.00 Canvass cloth, now C9e.
50c. Kliuk and White Serge, now 37'ic.
$1.1? Figured M hair, fine,
.v.e. Figured Mohair, r.3e.
75c. Figured Mohair. f>7o.
All placed on table, marked In plain
New Spring Shirt Waists Just received.
New Lace Caps.
,vi different patterns in Percale-. White
and Colored P. K.. all prices.
y.K pher Ginghams for Children's dresses.
2.". different styl's in Crepons.
50 different styles in Silk-.
Umbrellas from 9s,- to J.voo.
Don't miss the sale of Black Goori.-?.
W. C. NKSH,
22:1 HIGH STREET,
fStore. closes at 7 p. m., Saturdays cx
/Wade a well Man
of Me in 30 days."
Tht* old. yet marvelous, Hindoo
Remedy lor men cures nil Nervous
.liM-.i-.-s, Kalling memory, Nlsbl
emission*, Slecplei sncss, l?Mt energy, etc., csu?ed by
overwork, past ex, - -,-. or early nUu&es. I'roventa
Insanity, enlarges shrunken orgaus and realeres
ambition nnd vi*oro*ity in old or youni; wllliiu SO
ilnys. PrlcoSI uon packages Sin forft?.OOjWlth
?eitlen tum mi I, e tmnrror money refund?
ed. IN DA 5*4? CAD bo bad Of drUSSISt named be?
low, or. If preferred, we will r.cnrt 11 prepaid .-oeiirely
scaled on receipt of prleo. Hook of vulun fre?>.
U I N nOO R EM l".I?V CO.. Prop..C"il<-aKO. Ill
nURUOW. MARTIN A CO., Norfolk,
and J. W. S. 1SCTT & CO., 322 High
street. Portsmouth, Va. JalO-tu,th,sa-ly
TOST. ? A POCK'T-BOOK. BE
J-i tween the ferry wharf and Columbia
park. It contains 54 In monc-y and valu?
able papers. Keep the money and return
the papers to this office. It
"VTURsT^VANTBD. ? GIRL TO AT
_L^I tend to small child. R. J. DODD
Cottage Place. It
?~NT1??7 ? YOB No LA OY STEN
Ofrrapher. who understands a little
about bookkeeping and !? willing to help
In omen ct store; no other need applv.
Address Itox ICO, Portsmouth, Va. It
FOR Tft ENT.?APRIL 1ST~? C?T
?tage of Cirtit rooms, with bant room
and water closets, at Port Norfolk In?
quire of Wild.I AM BRUCE, Dcuglu*
street. Perl Norfolk. Va. mhlS-31
FOR SACK. ONE SECOND-HAND
llerrinr Sifo. old stylo, but very
roomy Inside. Will be Bold cheap for
cash. Address or call RICH. I? GUY
720 High street. mhl?-3t
SHOE SALE. SHOE SALE.
AT AND BELOW COST. TO
Hundreds of buyers can testify that they have never bought SHOES
as cheap as we are selling them. Don't miss this sale. Stock must be sold.
L. C. LONG ?t SON.
win-in _ 219 HIGH STREET, PORTSMOUTH, VA
WANTED -A GENTLEMAN op is
years experience n ofiuc work and
bookkeeping desires posit I n. Best refer?
ences; with last ? mplov.y ."Cyoais Ad
dross T. P. MAGUIRE, 413 County streel
Portsmouth, Va. mhl5-lw
1<1 OR RENT HOUSE NO. 210 GLA8
gOW street. Applv to WILLIAM
S. MORTON. River View avenue. o;j
'phone, 2207._,_toll 13-1 w
15c ? H ? M S?15 c.
Some hnc new
cured Hams aj
pint. For pies
Bell Phone 2293
Southatnptons at 15?., all
mall Corded and Sugar
>. Dried Green Peas, 5e.
Canned Apples and Clue>
? AR KS DALE,
12i> Court Sir. ct.
IF NOT, WE
GIVE YOU ONE.
1,500 samples to select from.
Suits made to measure
FROM $1400 TO $40.00
You See a Well
D esscd flan
und y~'i Involuntarily remark "There is
,i lucky, prosperous fellow." Good clothes
Ute lh?l ball matK of prosperity. They
help yntl In life. In every way. W'o can
helii you into the clothes that will fit,
and suit both you and your purse.
214 High Street, - Portsmouth, Va.
A perfect (it guaranteed in every
respect or money refunded. We can
also save you 20 per cent, on the cost.
Call and See Samples and Prices.
AND HOW TO KILL THEM!
POPULAR PRICF HATTERS.
1VM. 1). DAUGIITRBY & CO.! "b=- ?-"
318 HIGH STREET. I ' JEROME
By using C.irr's Corrosive Sublimate "Knock-OU| Drop*" you can kill bed bugs,
destroy their eggs and germs, it Is a positive prevcntatlve. Put up in full pint
L T. ADAMS & BR0
For This Week !
SlxDO Mohawk Sheets. F.0e.
xfix^i' Mohawk Pillow Cases, lC'f.c.
30x71! Mohawk Holster Cases, 25c.
1 lot While Quilts, 50c. worth 69c,
1 lot White tjullts S?c., worth $1.25,
l lot Percales, Cytc. worth lOe.
N>w line Zephyr Gingham, Sc.
The latest things In Leather Brits 10.\
Infants' White Mull Caps, 10c.. 15c.
25c. ami 50c.
Our line <>f Embroidered Check Mus?
lin and Ind'i Linen counter are complete
and good value.
Agent for McCall Patterns.
?WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRUG GIST,
Corner Court and County and Green neir Hart street3.
ALL PATENT MEDICINES AT CUT RATES.
Both 'phones. Goods delivered to all sc cllons of elly and suburbs.
In Glimmer's Fine Gilt, Embossed and Tapestry
Wall Paper. jfi a* ^
A;V1.>JS1-*?0;M ?Ss THOMPSON.
224- HIGH STREET.
ASK YOUR GROCER FOR.
k'Wo & J. Parker's Eureka Flour.
If it is not the best you ever used, call at 701 Crawford, street and
LT. ADAflS & BR0.,
726 High Street.
BUCK & BRIlTINGHflM
lc JL,oIVI ST
Potted Plants. Cut Flowers Puneral
I Designs. Wedding BoquetS, Table CIUS
i ters, and everything that is ke|>t in a
first-class floral clepot.
BLICK & BRITTINGHAM,
319 HIGH STREET.
New 'phono 1">15. fej.'i-lm
COFFEES AND TEAS.
In order to Introduce cur Tens and Cof?
fee mere thoroughly, we have dr. Med to
put the knife in all grades for the next
three days. Our line of bottled and
canned goods arc a thing of beauty
Special, Excelsior o.its, in packages, S%c.
R. E. KING,
Southwest corner Court and Glaseow Sis.
Grilles of Wheels
Can find no fault with the WAVERLEY.
They don't 'ry. Every part of It Is as
near perfection as years of study and ex?
periment, can bring It. It has been sub?
jected to every possible lest, and It has
stood thein nil. It's not only strong, safe
and serviceable, but graceful, light and
beautiful. And Its price, too?only 510.00,
is a strong Inducement. Can you ask for
more in a wheel?
W. N. WHITE, 108 High St., Portsmouth, Va.
JUST WHAT YOU WANT
WILL BUY A PIECE OP PROPERTY IX GOOD LOCALITY THAT WILL
RENT FOR t?0 PER MONTH. IS RENTED NOW TO PROMPT PAYING
WHITE TENANTS, GOOD REASONS FOR SELLING. CALL AND LEARN
R S. BROOKS,
411 COURT STREET, PORTSMOUTH. VA
Have you visited PEARSON'S NEW
DAIRY LUNCH ROOM? If not, do so
nt once. There you can get either hot or
cold lunch In a short time at a small
cost. Everything in ilrst-clnss stvle.
II. O. PEARSON,
mh9-lm_ Opposite F. rry Wharf.
Special Offers I
Fine Creamery Butter, 22c. Fino Balti?
more Corned Beef, Naval Cut. Sc. SWCCt
Pickle Pears only lOe. per quart, tins is
less than wholesale prices. Fresh lot of
Fine Sauer Kr on, I0c. per quart. 3 quarts
for Sun luted Peaches. 10c. per lb.
Table Peaches, heavy syrup. I2V&C. Part?
ien Pear.-. J-lh. can lft.'. California Prunes
6C, per lb. Rio Coffee 12'.ic. Mnrlcaibo
Coffee, 15c. Corned Spots. Sc. per lb.
Don't forget our Brownie Brand Peaches
if you arc fond of good things.
C. VJ. HUDGIMS &. CO.
Both Phon 3. S02 Crawford street.
Ladies' ana 0ssii steel fil ?ifiteiias, 493.
A FINE ASSORTMENT OF LADIES' AND GENTS' UMBRELLA!.. FROM
75C. TO $2 00.
THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT OF P. K 'S IN THE CT-'Y (ALL WHITE
AND FIGURED*, FR?.M IOC, TO 25C. PER YARD.
JUST OPENED A BEAUTIFUL LINE OF SWITS AND NAINSOOK EM?
BROIDER IE3 AT PRICES TO REACH ALL.
A FULL LINE OF WHITE GOODS ALWAYS ON HAN1"?.
SPECIAL ATTENTION CALLED TO MY 2?C. QUALITY .NFANTS' CAPS.
B?BNET FOR TIES.
320 HIGH S" REF.T.
Three-story Warehouse, No. filO Craw
ford s'.rrct: excellent location for a gro?
cery, notion, hardware or commission
hotiKo; rtut. J3.\ per month
JNO. L. WATSON.
S09 High street. Portsmouth. Va.
NOTICIi OF AGENCY.
Notice is hrrbv given that I have Gils
day appointed Mr. RICHARD D. GUY
my agent to conduct the cigar. Vinegar
Extract and Jobbing business at No. xu.'i
Crawford street, in the city of Ports?
mouth, Va., known as the Sou thorn Cigar
and Produce Company, but the said agent
Is authorized to buy and sell for cash
C. N. MARKHAM.
Portsmouth, Va., March 0, 1899, mhl0-10i
?ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED.?
W. G. MAURI IM,
Old 'phone 2I:*7. New 'phone 307.
YOUR CAPITAL, YOUR CREDIT AND YOUR GOOD NAME ARE INVOLVED IF
YOUR INSURANCE FA'LS YOU.
We charge no more for SAFE! ". FUND POLICIES, which .ire CONFLAGRATION PROOF, than others
charge for interior protection.
1*r*e> Heist ias tlte iJlut^tii>o??t.
JOHN L, WATSOII, , , , , , Portsmouth, Va
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