PORTSM??TH LOCAL NEWS AND^DVERTISEMENTS
Portsmouth, The Beautiful City
By the Sea.
FOUND HERE AND THERE
a tie l.??e?t Bupprulnri In fho City
hikI CooBiy Prtienttd in Concia?
jorm For Iba ?Utlflcatlon of vir
Clnli?n?Pllnt Ilenders Hero a?ml
JCIaewtier* ? aosvlp For 1'eople
Who Desire to Keep Polled.
The entertainment which was to have
been given to-night at Elk3" Hall for
the benefit of the King's Daughters'
Hospital has been indefinitely postpon?
Tha collections by the police for the
expenses of Memorial Day netted the
nice little sum of S118.CT.
Grimes' Battery will fire a volley In
both cemeteries to-morrow afternoon.
To do this the battery will be divided
Into two Dlatoons.
The large unslghUy looking poles that
have been put up on Washington street
do not mid to the beauty of that
Ftreat, and much dissatisfaction Is felt
at the Council permitting thetn to be
To-morrow will be Memorial Day in
this city. Everybody will turn out to
?o homage to our Confederate dead.
Thero will be no more meetings this
The Portsmouth Hook and Ladder
Company will celebrate their second
anniversary with a banquet on the 25th
Instant at the City Hall.
Miss Elmlra Jones, of Prince George
county, is In the city on a visit to
Examinations In the public schools
tiavo commenced. The schools close on
the 16th day of next month, and until
that time the children will have quite
ft number of examinations.
The steamer Virginia, of the Ports?
mouth fire department, is at the Sen
board Air Line shops having new tubet=
put in the boiler.
A number of the members of the
Portsmouth Bicycle Club spent yester?
day nt the Blcyclo Club house, at Ocean
ryiew. The boys had a fine day's sport.
The ferry captains and engineers
plalm that the nll-nlght furry boats are
ruining our young men. Numbers of
them cross the ferry at all hours of
Rev. J. T. Rlddlek, pastor of the Gll
rnerton Pnptlst Church, was kindly re?
membered by his congregation last
flabbath. On entering his pulpit lie
ound a letter on the pulpit, which lie
opened, and found that It contained
$20, which was Intended as a present to
him. It was kindly nprrjoc.latad.
The ladles connected with tho Deep
Creek Baptist Church resolved to pay
oft a debt of $121 due on the church,
and at once went to work to raise that
amount. In a very short while, to their
fT*at astonishment, they had raised
191, which- pnld all the indebtedness
and left a surplus.
The Jury in the Hustings Court was
BIscharged yesterday for tho term.
Chief Engineer J. A. B. Smith has
bean detached from this navy yard
from June 1st next and ordered to the
navy yard nt Brooklyn, N. T.
John D. Cadmus and Margaret Sav?
age, of this city, have been granted
VJnlted States pensions of $6 and SS a
month, respectively. ?
The public schools should give holi?
day on Memorial Day, nnd let the
children help honor our dead.
Read whnt TO. L. Dashlells has to Bay
In to-day's issue.
The remains of Mr. G. W. Wheeler,
poh of er-Justlco Wheeler, of Norfolk
county, who died at the Retreat for the
eink. In Norfolk, were brought to this
City yostordny, and were taken to the
jiome of his father, near Deep Creek,
from which placo the funeral will take
place this afternoon.
You can get n glass of soda water
free by cutting out the advertisement
Jn another column and doing what it
If you need a horse nnd wagon you
can get one cheap by applying at 609
"Abo" Jordan and another colored
man named "Spike" J-Ianlon lind n
rough ajid tumble fight on High street
extended last night. Politics caused It
knd they were promptly run in.
Blick & Brlttlngham advertise flowers
for Memorial Day. See "ad."
Mrs. "Tip" Dyson nnd Mrs. Richard
Vormillion gave a picnic, to their friends
yesterday at White Lilly Farm. A very
enjoyable day was spent, the party re?
turning Inst night much p!cared with
tl?e day's outing.
A negro man named Thomas Roberts
had his foot badly mashed yesterday
by a heavy piece of timber falling on
|t. Ho was attended by Dr. R. R. Rob?
A few days ago a gentleman ndver
tlsed a gold locket that was lost at
Delaware Park on last Thursday. As
usual, tha locket was returned to him
that day. Last night ho called nt the
oflico and said that the Virginian-Pilot
had done the work.
The Democratic Executive Committpe
mot last night and llxed the 31st clnv
of May as the time for holding ward
meetings to elect an executive commit?
tee to serve one year from July 1st.
Tho Farmer Boys beat the Little
Princetons at ball yesterday by n score
of 16 to 14. Batteries: Kirk. Mnrtm
and Miller: Brothers, Hodges and Cray.
Miss Ethel Dorr, of Baltimore, who
has been visitlnc; here for two weck?
returned homo last night.
Tho condition of Miss Sadie Hyslop
of Washington street, who is III, was
not no favorable yesterday.
FUNERAL OF MR. WINNINC,DlSP.
The funeral of Mr. Louts Winnlngder,
vho death wh-9 mentioned in jester
ray's Issue, took plnre from his late
residence, No. 805 County street, yes
tcr4?.y afternoon. Rev. Mr. Beadles
Conducted the services, af'.er which the
remains were conveyed to Oak Grove
cemetery, and were consigned to
Molher Barth to await the trumpet's
DEATH OF AN INFANT.
Mr. nnd Mrs. JIo7.eklr>h Andre?-?,
who reside In Brighton, los- by death
yesterday afternoon their 22-m<inths'
Old son. John B. Andrews. The funeral
will talf? place from their rccldenco
Wo keep every shape ofcollars. Let
|? sell your ooJUtf*. Cfeat. iv Wei
MAT QUEEN FESTIVAL.
The following boys and girls will take
part In the'May Queer. Festival which
is to be given in the Presbyterian
Chanel this evening at ? o'clock:
Flowers?Misses Willie May Baker,
Goldie .Bailey, Irene Dashicll, Grace
Jarvis, Addle Gayln. Fannie Spindle,
Masters?Charlie Lamar, Rcid Wil
Queen of Flowers-Miss Bessie Ellis.
Fairies?Misses Minnie Ellis, Gene
vinve Baltance, Sarah Jarvis, Annie
Johnson, Sallle Sturtevant. Harriet Tee.
Cupid?Miss Addle Eennett.
Maid? of Honor?Misses Edith Brlt
tingham, Esther Carney, raullne
Pearce, Magglo Traf ton.
The Mother?Miss Blanche Flem
Little EfTle?Mies Mary Alice Brown
May Queen?Miss Essie Bronghton.
Accompanists?Miss Flovian Martin
and Mr. Percy Carney.
IN* THE POLICE COURT.
In the Police Court yesterday two
men who got a larger load than they
could carry, it being necessary for them
to have help, paid $1.00 und costs for
Two other men, who were both drunk
and disorderly, felt the heavy hand of
the law to the amount of $5 and costs
George Crowder allowed his angry
passions to arise to such an extent that
lie sought vengeance on another man,
and from the looks of that other man
he got what he went after. At any
rate, he got matched in the sum of $?0
and costs, and still George is kicking.
Walter Haley und Benjamin Tierce
were accused by Messrs. Allen & Jarvis
of the larceny of a box of tea of the
value of )25< The evidence was not
sufficient to convict and tho men were
A white man. for using abusive lan?
guage, was lined $5 and costs.
AP.E ON THE ALERT.
The Port Norfolk railroad has the
rlRht of way to Port Norfolk, and the
Porismouth street railroad wants to
cross that road and reach the same
point. The Port Norfolk road objects
to this, and consequently is on the
alert at ail Urne? to prevent them from
stealing a march on them. Two coun?
ty officers and four men arc kept at
the point where the Portsmouth rail?
road wants to cross every night to
keep that road from putting down their
track. How long this etate of affairs
will continue no one knows. The
Portsmouth road cannot cross without
the Port Norfolk railroad granting
them the right unless they catch the
I Port Norfolk railroad napping, and
there Id no redress for the Portsmouth
road except they buy or wait until tho
Legislature meets, and then try and
get a bill through helping them.
MR. JOSEPH JOHNSON DEAD.
Lnsi night at 8:15 p'ctarlc in East
Orange, N. J.. a former resident of this
city, Mr. Joseph Johnson, departed this J
life, after a severe illness of several I
The deceased was well known in this i
city as a gentleman of strict Integrity
and courteous demeanor. Ha had,
though living away for many years, n j
strong love for his old home, and the
mention of those with whom hn associa?
ted hero brought smiles of pleasure to
his face and expressions of affection
from his Hps.
He leaves a wife and a large family
of children, Mrs. H, A. Shannon, of this
city, being a daughter who has but re?
cently returned home frnei tits bedside.
Those of his acquaintances in this city
expressed sympathy when informed of
his death, and that ho deserved the
splendid eulogues pronounced was evi?
denced by the earnestness and sweot
pathos In which they weie uttered.
MATERIAL IN DEMAND.
There Is more building being done In
and around Portsmouth th.m was ever
known before. All the contractors have
large contracts on hand, but cannot
get either bricks or lumber enough to
do tho work, the demand being great?
er than the supply. This naturally
throws a number of men out of employ?
This locality is having a greater
boom than Is experienced in nny other
part of the State. People have confi?
dence In Portsmouth's future, and her
bonds, &c, are eagerly Bought after.
She is becoming more and more wide?
ly known every day. and at no distant
day the name of Portsmouth will be
CHANGES IN REAL ESTATE.
M. D. Eastwood nnd wife to Elder L.
Lash, lot on south side Of Queen street,
'?ighty feet east of Crawford street;
J. T. Anderson nnd wife to Archie
Elliott, lot on north side of Queen
street, ninety feet east of Cook street;
Wllloughby Reach Company to M.
W. Burk, lot: $400?county.
John Phillips to T. H. Synon, lot in
South Norfolk; $300?county.
D. E Frost to T. II. Synon, ten lots;
The lovers of baseball will be pleased
to know that Portsmouth will be well
represented this year by a strong ama?
teur team. The All Amerlc: ns reorgan?
ized last night with the following play?
ers: Jchn Hume. James Hume. E.
Watts. S. Watts. W. Langhorne, L.
Bilisoly, John Jndkins. H. Mnrkham, V.
Proctor, John Kaufman Randolph. E.
Etherldge nnd several others, whose
names cannot bo learned. Their first
practice will occur at Columbia Park
ST. PAUL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH.
Workmen yesterday placed the cross
on St. Paul's Catholic Church?that
completes all the Iron work on the out?
side. The cross is 35 feet. Ii makes
the steeple the tallest in the State. It
being 207 feet from the ground to the
top of the crosB. Delay in getting slate
for the roof and steeple has put them
behind hand, but they are daily ex?
pecting it to arrive, and then a big
: how will be made.
THE COUNTY COURT.
Tn the County Court yesterday, Judge
W. N. Portlock sitting, the following
business was trnnsncted:
i Commonwealth vs. Eli McCoy, appeal;
I case dismissed.
Comnionwtalth vs. Alex. Allen nnd
I Lewis Wilson, sciro facias; dismissed
L. M. Smlthson, feloniously shooting
: W. C. Meglnley; fined 5".
I Farragtit Post, No. 1, G. A. It.
1 At! nine Lodge, No. 24, K. of P.
John \v. Daniel Club. Political.
Grice Lodge, No. 83, I. O. O. F.
Portsmouth Conclave, No. 15, I. O. IT.
P.-nbody Council, No. 10G, Jr. O. U.
Wilson Lodft, No. 35, O. of O. C.
A Very Pretty Home Weddlng'lsolcmn
ized Yesterday Afternoon.
At tho residence of Mr. J. W. Rjtter
yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock a veSy
pretty marriage took place. Tho con?
tracting parties were Mr. Jatn?3 T.
Casteen and Miss Lena May Rutter.
The groom Is a young man of strict
business principles who has been In the
clerical department of the Old Domin?
ion Steamship Compafiy for several
years, and is at present employed in
the main office at NorfolK. He is es?
teemed not only by the corps of clerks,
but by the officials also. The bride Is
the charming and attractive daughter
of Justice J. W. Rutter. Her many
womanly traits and nobleness of man?
ner have acquired for her a host of
Tho groom was handsomely dressed
In a suit of conventional black, and the
brido was elegantly attired In a travel?
ing gown of gray broad cloth, with
pearl trimmings and white silk. Tho
bride and groom entered the room while
the sweet strains of Lohengrin's wed
jdlng march were being played by Miss
P.essie King. The nuptial knot was tied
by Rev. J. W. Mitchell.
After receiving the congratulations
and well wishes of friends they were
driven to the Washington steamer,
which they took, and will spend sev?
eral days at the nation's capital. Dur?
ing their tour they will visit Baltimore,
Philadelphia and other Northern cities,
reaching home nbout May 23th.
The room was tastefully decoratefl
with cut flowers by Mr. W. J. Harris,
the florist. Mr. Arthur J. nutter,
brother of the bride, and Mr. Isaac H.
Beale acted n? ushers. The presents
were exceedingly numerous and hand?
FLAG RAISING TO-MORROW.
To-morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock, nt
the new schoolhouse In Prentls Place.
Pen body Council No. 10(5. Junior Order
United American Mechanics, will un?
furl "Old Glory" to the breeze. A fine
flair stnff hns been placed In position
and from this the Stars and Stripes
will float, being placed there during tho
ceremonies intending the interesting
ceremonies of the order, which is noted
for Its devotion to the flag. An In?
teresting program has b?cn arranged,
in which the children of the school, led
by the principal, Mr. J. Leon Codd. will
take nn Important part. It Will prove
to be a very patriotic occasion, and
speeches, songs and recitations, appro?
priate to such a scene, will be heard
~ FREE SODA WATER 1
Cut Ulis out and take to
A. E. WILSON'S DRUG STORE,
and cet a c'ass of Sodi Wner Free. It
Special Offers I
Vermont Creamery Rutter. 23c. per
pound: Tomato Soup. 3 pound can, only
1O1 ; Best American Ginger Ale, 7c. or 4
for ?r>c: Fine Imported Ginger Ale, 10c.
per bottle: Sweet Pickle Pears, 10c.. per
quart: Early June Peas, 6e. per can.
If vou want to get rid of the water
hugs end have no more trouble, use Hoop?
er's Eatal Food. 25c. per box. If not sat?
isfactory, money refunded. We guarantee
to kill every bug If directions aio fol?
Use our Sun Beam Flour.
C. W. HUDGINS & CO.
Both Phones. 602 Crawford street.
The Price of Health
is eternal watchfulness of
what we eat and drink.
SEE TO IT
THAT YOU GET THE BEST ICE
Portsmouth Goal and ice Go.,
J. S. MILLER, Manager.
We have more wagons than all other
dealera combined and can deliver prompt.
Three-story Warehouse. No. sio L'raw
ford street; excellent location for a gro?
cery, notion, hardware or commission
house: rtnt, 335 per month.
JNO. L. WATSON.
:09 High street. Portsmouth. Va
10c. ib. S. C. HioiS. 10c lb.
Sugar Cured Hams, 10c. pound. Red
Rose Creamery Rutter. 21c. pound. Per?
fection Creamery, 22c. pound. Mountain
Roll. 20c, pound. To every purchaser of
3 pounds Mountain Roll.
we Give one Box Fancy sardines \\n
Get our primlum card.
ALLEN AI- JARVIS.
S. S. 'Phone, 1N5 MO and S02 County st.
Special for a Few Days
Canned Partien Pears .10c. can
Sour Kraut .5c. quart
Rose Bud Peas.5c. can
Whole Ox Tongue.75c. can
Queen Olives, Maple Syrup, Smoked and
Corned Salmon, and everything sweet and
R. E. KING,
Both rhones. 200 COURT STREET.
^OUI HHMPTOM HArVs
I have to thank my patrens for tho ex
cell, ni showing made in the sale of hams,
Fine Hams nt 15c. merit the .?in ress I am
having A full line of vegetables at mar
I kot prices.
E. R. BARKSOALE.
I Bell I'hone 2203. 12? Court Street
FOR BAUS.?HORSE AND WAGON,
wagon built by Wrenn one year ago.
Cost 1150. Dorse gentle, stand anywhere,
not afraid of cars. Reasons for selling.
don"t need them. Apply 503 Crawford
MEMORIAL. FLOWERS FBESTT
and cheap, at BLICK & BRIT
TINQHAM. in market and store, 819
High street. It
tO ST.?FOX TERRIER, FEMALE.
s answers to name of Nellie Howard
for the return. A. J. Me DO WELL, Cook
and Villa streets, Portsmouth. myl8-3t
C HORT BOARD ENDS. CO CENTS
O per load; long board ends, 50 centB
per load; long dry board ends, GO cents
per load. Old phono 2159. J. G. SALIS?
FOR RENT?A DESIRABLE HOUSE
for family or boarding corner South
and Chestnut. Apply to A. S. HODGES.
?Gills, lanuiociirers and Protessicrn cen
Clean up your rubbish, ifa all profit
We are doing an excellent work in col?
lecting old hard Accounts, Notes and
Judgments. We collect everywhere For
particulars, call on or address M. P.
CLAUD, General Agent for the Inter?
state Commercial and Collection Agency,
room 1 Kirn building. Portsmouth, Va.
S. S. phone 136:. P. O. box 1, Norfolk
Crabs and Fish.
If you want good Fish and Crabs
Pearson's is the place to go and you
can get them at short notice. All
kinds of lunches Served.
At Pearson's Ferry Lunch Room.
PORTSMOUTH CITY TAXES
Office City Collector, Portsmouth, Va,
Notice Is-hereby clvcn that the list of
names delinquent for c.'tv taxes for ISPS
will be published on MAY 80th, and all
porsons desiring to avoid publication must
pay their taxes before that date.
R. A. HUTCH INS.
myl3-5t City Collector.
A\an and Bou Gluti House,
3 Miles from Cobb'e Island.
Snipe Shooting and F'shlns unexcelled.
Board per day, fS.t'O. Open all the year.
JOS. H. CRUMB^ Proprietor,?
my7-tf P. O. Cheriton, Va.
?By Insuring with the?
The only home Fire Insurance Com?
pany in Tidewater Virginia.
? 410 CRAWFORD ST.
?is the place to get?
Anything You Want.
Go and See Them.
Pine and Oak Wood
J. E. LOWE & CO.,
W. Queen St.
S. S. "phone 1510. Bell 'phono 2350.
50 rleces Narclssa Mulls, worth lSe.,
now Sc. 75 pieces Scotch Lawns, select
pmerns, 5c. New arrival of Ladies'
Waist* in white, hinck. p'.nk. 1 Kht blue.
New lot of Ladles" Black Brocade Skirts.
II.?.' and (1.50. Beautiful lino of Leather
BeltSt 15c. and !5c. Lot Velvet Belt". *ll
Icolors. Co. Black Elastic Bo'ts, $1 40 Wo
have a tike lit:" of Sun and Bain I.'tnbrel
: in?. Mid-summer Underwear for Men,
5Sc. per suit. Combination Eu ts for Men,
I A. J. PHILLIPS,
Special Sale of Brown Cottons
For Holiday Only, Hay 15th.
12 vds. of 6c PnM"a<-hrd Cotton for 00c.
a full line of Chi dren's Parasols, from 15c. to st :.*.
Sp'oinl sale of ['creates and P.K. s for Monday crftlyi
All 12' je. n'i.illtj to be sold at ?Hc p?m yd.
Just opened .1 now lmr- of lOmbro'dcrles In bow yat'.crns at a very low price.
Cull Monda) ar.d secure a bargain.
terms cash. 320 high street.
YOUR OLD ?
Will present an entirely different
aspect when furnished with our
handsome Furniture, Carpets,
Curtains, Parlor Suits, Bedroom Suits,
Desks and Couches. The prices are as
reasonable as the goods are reliable.
.Of the flies by
our fine screens.
putting in some of
KEEP AHEAD?r,Cun& one ?f our splendid
Bicycles. Best made.
1 THREE WAYS?Of saving time and labor:
Baby Carnage for the yo
a Buck's Stove to cook on, and one of our Refrigera?
tors to keep the viands in this summer.
<3v?"4> OO-O- <j>?J?0 <&~?><<y 0-0-?>e?. 0-0-0--0--S>-?>-0-0<a><t>-0<?>
Cor. High & Crawford Sts.
This sale has been going on for the past week and
the goods have been moving very rapidly, but we still
have Bargains for everyone, as we have left a
<*-$35,000 STOCK ^
Of Clothing, Hats and Furnishings
That must be sold at once. We have in connection
with our Ready-Made Clothing Department a very ex?
tensive Merchant Tailoring Line, consisting of over
3!>0 suit patterns. Also about 2C0 trouser patterns. As
we haven't the time to take the measure and make these
goods up ourselves we will sell them by the yard at
prices that will astonish you.
Read the Following Price List Then Come and See the Goods.
WORSTED SUITINGS. WORTH $3.
$3.50 AND $4 PER YARD, TO GO AT
OVTC LOT OF ODDS AND ENDS IN
SUIT PATTERNS. ALE TO GO AT
98c per yd.
OVK LOT OF MEN S PLACK CLAY
.WORSTED SUITS, WORTH JS AND
ONE LOT Or MEN'S FANCY
I'LAin SUITS THAT SELL EVERY?
WHERE AT 16.00, $8.00 AND Jli.Oo.
CA9S1MERE AND CHEVIOT SUIT?
INGS, WORTH 11.75. K.O AND J?.?O
PER YD. REDUCED TO
SI.48 per yd,
WORSTED TROURER PATTERNS.
WORTH $2. 13 AND $4 PER YD., TO
GO AT 0SC, SI.39 AND Sl.flS.
98c, S1.39 & L98
BOYS' LONG PANTS BUITS IN
AGES PROM 14 to 19, THAT SO LI)
FOR 18.00 AND $10.00, YOUR CHOICE
CHILDREN'S REEFER SUITS
AGES 3 TO X. WORTH 13.50 TO 15.00,
ALL TO GO
7Vv. ROSENB?UM, t
116 AND 118 HIGH STREET,
Corner High and Crawford Streets. .... Portsmouth, Va.
FROM MAY 15 TO MAY 20.
Great sale of Fine Spring Suits. the Suits all of Ihe fln"st quality in material, stylo
and mako. We guaranteo a perfect fit for all. We make two prices on the entire
Suits worth $9 to $12 I Suits worth $12.50 to $18
Lot it not be forgotten that we maintain our position as leaders la largest va?
riety of patterns, latest in style, excellence In tall-.ring, at
Better values than ever in short lengths of one suit patterns at popular prices.
Talk.about Men's Shoes. Say, we've got the hottest Una that ever came ?vor
NEW, NOBBY EFFECTS IN BLACKS AND TANS.
Dozen Stvles In Tans.
I Pli'ty Styics in Blacks
...tl.50 to S3 50 I Tan anil Rl.T-k Lows .Jl.50 to $3.50
..$1.50 to ?3.5 I For Dressy Young Men, Put I.cather.$3.60
THE BRKNDT CO.,
213-215 High Straat. Strictly One Pries. For Cash Only.
Wears on a man?so does Clothing. We assume all
"responsibility" for the "wear" of the Clothing you buy
This means money to you.
There is probably no cloth that fits close to the wants
of Summer wear than Serge. Our $10 Suit cannot fail
to please you, strictly wool and fast color.
303 High. Street.
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