THE NEWS OF NORFOLK ON PAGES TWO, THREE, AND FIVE
Wanted.?to buy A BARGE 100 TO
115 feet long. 24 to 30 f? et beam utnl
double drum ho st.ng entitle, second hand.
Apply to d. w. RA PER & co.. Edenton,
n. C. _Jefl-Ot'
In XPBRIENCED DRUG CLER K
U wants a position at once. C. L. 11.,
Virginian-Pilot office. li
C~~~T?br> FBiONcTi~cboK desires prj.
JC s'tlon on Tug-boat or any vessel;
wages reasonable. Address EM IDE ME
NAULT, 317 Windsor uvenue, Brainbleton
LUJHTERS \VANTED. ? we CA N
uso several lighters at once, so If you
nave any to lease or sell send your ad?
dress with location of I'ghtcrs to NORTH?
ERN-SOUTHERN KINDLING WOOD
CO., 168 Main street. Norfolk. Je7-lw?
WANTEdTTb Df5~^-~W E ~W A NT 10Q I
trucks that will hold a half cord
slab wood, as booh as possible. Will you
make a bid to build them? If so send
your address to NORTHER.N-SOl : ri I -
ern KINDLING WOOD CO., 1">s Main
street, Norfolk. Va. Jc7
anted. ? to kSkJwITf small
drug business for sale or good loca?
tion for same !n Norfolk or vlcltillv. Ad?
dress INFORMATION, Vlrglnlan-l'ilot
ANTED. ? THE~U?E~OF A BUGGY
horec during summer months: will
receive best of attention. Address
"HOUSE," this offlce. _JcC-lw
? HEI.P WANTED?MALE.
rrr ANTED.?A FIRST-CLASS CLOTH-|
IT ing salesman; good pos tion to
right party. Address CLOTHING, care
ANTED. ? SALESMAN M?KI NO
the hardware, harness and general
storo trad? of tho States of Virginia and
West Virginia to carry our line of whips
as a side line on commission. We make
ono of tho beat lines In the Unttcd States.
None but hustlere need apply. Address
for particulars. THE DAVIS WHIP CO,
Tippecanoe City, O. Jc9-2t
ANTED . ? MAN TO HANDLE
Patent Rocklng-Clmlr Fan on com?
mission: painplo sent on receipt of S2 HO.
charges paid; party with ?100.00 cap lal can
socuro exclusive right for Norfolk and
vicinity. EDWARD MAHER, Manager.
COO W. Baltimore street, Baltimore, Md.
ALESMEN. ? ?400.00 A MONTH AND
all expenses guaranteed selling
merchants Arctic Refrigerating Machines
for cooi'.ng refrigerators, guaranteed 7."> I
per cent, cheaper than toe. Exclusive t?r- |
rltory assigned. ARCTIC REFRIGERA?
TING CO., Cincinnati, O. J<-s-2t?
anted. ? SEVERAL GOOD RE
llablo men to canvass a good arti?
cle and qirlck seller; $100 per month can
be easily made. Apply Immediately uio
W~ ANTED AT ONCD. ??MRST-CLASS
cxpcrlcnoed horse-shoer; steady po?
sition. Apply N. B. CLEMENTS & BKO.,
corner 29th and Lafayette avenue, New?
port News. jes>-3t
G~"?OD CANVASSER WANTED" FOR
Norfolk and vicinity; either lady
Kcntlentan; permanent und protltablu em?
ployment to right party. "W.," c;ire
LIVE TEA AND.COFFEE IM PO RT
ing house wants travelling salesman
?with established trade, in this line to till
vacancy In this territory. Address AMER?
ICA MILLS, 74, 76 Murray street, New
York City. Joj-Tt
ONEY TO PATENT GOOD 1DRAS
may ho secured bv our aid. THE
PATENT RECORD, Baltimore, Md.
HELP WANTED?FEM ALE.
Am^ErT^To^S ALESLAT) I ES~~AT
once; none but experience need apply.
Call between the hours of 9 and 10 a, in.
MILLER, RHOADS_& CO._ _Jo!)-2t
A'N TE D. ? SEVERAL YOUNG
ladles at LANG DALLE'S; those
who know how to use phones preferred.
WANTED.?AT ONCE, BOARDERS;
good accommodation. Apply to IVOli
Freemason street. Jeti-31*
rp lli HO ME.?B5VERYT1 UNO N E W
\ and clean, liable board 1.1.ic); board
and room H.00 per week. 421 and 42J
LEAS A NT FURN1S11 ED ROOMS,
with or without board, at '.41 Church
street, opposite St. Paul's Church.
_f^jpi en t-_
J"^T7yR~R1iN^rT^~rc>R 2 LARGE COOL
? rooms, newly furnished, with or
without table board; all convenlcn es 110
Washington street, Portsmouth, Jo7-lW*
OR RENT.?ONE"i lit TAVCM'i i.M*M?
nloatlng Rooms, nicely furnished;
gas and l>ath, w'lh or without board. In
West End, near Q ran by street. Address,
"H.," this office. jet-lw*
ICE* LARGE AIRY R< IOMS FOR
Rent.?Nlcoly furnished, all modi rn
conveniences; with or without board. Ap?
ply 15 Queen street. Je2-lm
FOR RENT. ?' FURNISHED HOUSE
on Colonial avenue for July August
and September. Address "COLONIAL,"
this oflice. , my3l-tf
FOR SALE.?A GOOD CIGAR STORE.
Apply to Mr. JOHN MINTUOLO
care of Purpura Fruit Co., i\:< Main Btri i :.'
TrToft s?le. ? A . LIMITED QUA X
JD tlty of Check Books on t!.o Norfolk
National B ink, 15 cents. SAM W. BOW?
MAN, 219 Main street. V myio-im
M~X~D~A~M AMAKI SPIRITUAL
Trance and itu.-iness M< d um.n a I?
life from cradle to grave, with a
correctness; will give name of your fu?
ture husband or wife, wltl> exac t ij Lie of I
marriage. All In trouble are especially in?
vited to call. Office and residence 162 Uut<
atrcet. Norfolk, Va.. four doors west ?-i
Bank street. Ju3 Iw* I
"T A DIBS. YOUR HAIR IS IMPOK
.1 * TANTl?Your Cut Hair oi t .i
IngH niad? Into Heaullful ?i-=. Hai
l'ompatlour Puffs or Neck Curl.1 n
most artistic manner. Charges ni. 'l.
Combings bought. MME. GATES' N
Dressing, Man i iiiing and Shatnpooli i
Parlors. 358 Main street, (over i> and J?
cent store) Norfolk. Va. jcfMw
Arnold Eberhard, Architect.
Citizens' Rank Building
Preliminary sketches. Including cost,
furnished free, subject lo approval,
my 24-1 in_
<Si 1 i \C\ REWARlV Fl-'R-*"'FilE ~? R
*stx\j\t nst und conv'ctlon or the
party who stole my black red game cook
on the night of June 6th. Coi '.. was Strien
from J. T. Lewis' place, Ocean view.
JAS. M. O'CONNOR, ;:; Talbot street.
MADAM SNEI.L NEWMAN. THE
Renowned Clairvoyant and Business
iiun can be consulted nt her parlors
on all rfe matters; In r teats are wonder?
ful. 162 BANK STREET, Je2-lw?
WANTED ront ATTENTION. -
_?iUSE PERFECTION GASOLINE
S.T&X10.,?1'8- SAVES ONE-THIRD
FULL. Keeps food warm nnd w II not
burn. A long-felt need supplied R h.
LILLINSTON, Agent, 201 Chinch street.
IA DIRS t CMchartar* DitJ?h* rwmyroyai Pin?
\/f A DAM ZANTTI.LE.? AMERICA'S
1>JL greatest and only natnral-born
Trance Spiritual Medium, can lie consult?
ed on all atTiilrs of life. Reads your entire
lifo in a dead trance. Pon't fail to see
this wonderful woman. When In a tram 0
advises you on all subjects. She especially
:nv!tes all who have been humbuged by
other so-called mediums I'crmanent of
nce. !M HANK STREET, near City Hall.
WE CAN GET l!ORK MONEY FOR
your goods than any other ntirt'on
e?r in town. Consignments respectfully
solicited. Quick ri funs guaranteed.
Highest city reference furnished. D.
notks & CO.. P5 Commercial liace.
TVT"ltl"')i.K DYKING,' CLEANING
X> and Repairing Co.?Ladles' Suits
cleaned: Gents' Suit? Pycrt, 12.OO. cleaned
and pressed, "Sc., pan' - pressed inc., car?
pets a specialty, 4ii Main. New Phone Sil.
IN MAKING n??Sl FOR YOUR
spring f<n niturc d n'l forgot that you
can dlspoao of your hi usehold effects to
good advantage. Fair dealings on!v.
Prop a postal to P NOTES .fc CO., !>3
Commercial Place, md have him call.
Splend'd opportunity fer storing your fur?
niture during summer. myltf-lm
LA PI ICS NEE Ol NO TKBATMRXT
for Irregularities. I.rilcorrhaua or
any oilier Ovarian Trenblea consult ni;
JACKSON. 112 W. Mulberry Blrcct, Hal.
ItlUoie, Md. Private sanitarium; trained
TVl OT\T V V "TO LO AN 1 N ANY
?IV.?Lt X nm onis: no delay;
ens'est terms. LEO JUDSON. Academy
of Music liultdlng._marl-tf
G')^ H?H TO I-EN'P ON THE
i*i?u*Ji\ M r\ t Rultdlng and Loan
Association plan. W II. 8AROKANT, Jr.,
Room 34 LowenberE Bldg. my]2-lm
MONET REAPY. - NO WAITING
QUICK LOANS ON flOUSHOL?
FURNITURE. WHILE IN USE. Mort?
gages and other securities; liberal ad?
vances on salaries, rents, annuities, es?
tates and permanent incomes Interviews
strictly private, and nil transactions rig
Irllv confidential. NORFOLK MORT?
GAGE AND LOAN CO.. W. U. r|or
helnier. new No 3:'.R Main street. Moritz
Offlco Building, suite 5 and 6.
Ninrk? Mill HoniN.
MOT'I'U. de WITT & CO., 31 Granby st.
Slocks and bonds.
Correspondence sol ?it.?<!.
MISS TALBOT UNITED IN MA R
RIAGE TO MR. RUPF1N, OF
The residence of Messrs. Thomas Tul
bot and Minton W. Talbot, in Freema?
son street, made a pretty scene last
evening when their sister. Miss Mary
Chapman Talbot, was united' in mar?
riage to Mr. Edmund Lorraine RufTin,
of Richmond, Va.
The marriage was solemnized by the
Rev. Carl E. Crammer, D. D., of Christ
Episcopal Church, at the hour of half
after S o'clock, and there were present
finite a large circle of the Intimate
friends and relatives of the bride and
groom from this city and from Rich?
mond and Baltimore.
The bride entered the saloon parlors,
which were handsomely decorated with
palms and La. France roses, with her
brother, Mr. Mlnton W. Talbot, by
whom she was given away. Miss Eliza?
beth W. Talbot, sister of the bride, was
the maid of honor, and the best man
was Mr. Clarence McGruder, of Rich
The bride wore nn exquisite gown of
mousseline de soie over taffeta, and
her veil was of tulle. The maid of
honor wore corn-colored taffeta, trim?
med with real lace. Both wore diamond
and pearl ornaments.
The presents received by the bride
were both numerous and handsome
After the ceremony a reception fol?
lowed und the doors of the spacious
dining-room were thrown open, where
a delightful repast had been prepared
under the direction of James A. Harris,
tho well-known Baltimore caterer.
The bride .Is the youngest daughter
of the late William Henry Talbot, and
the groom Is a popular young business
man of Richmond.
After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs.
Ruilin left for it bridal tour, after
which they will return to Richmond,
which Will be their future home.
Tile best wishes of their friends go
out to them for their future happiness.
Childreins' Any Kxcreisen.
The Sunday school of Trinity M. E.
Church will observe "Children's Pay"
Sunday morning. The interior of the
edifice lias been elaborately decorated
for the occasion, and the parents, olll
cert?, teachers and scholars are antici?
pating a most enjoyable time. The ex?
ercises will begin promptly at 10 o'clock
a. m, Following is the program:
Song?"Come Where Love is Rend?
Song?"Like An Army We Are
Opening address .Ralph Dcrrlcson
Recitation and song.Mary Hlckman
Recitation and song?"Jesus the
Vine" .Fay Scbcl]
Solo?"Come, Let ua Sing Prataes"
Recitation?"Now 1 Lay Me".
Solo and chorus.
.Nlta Doxier and others!
Recitation?"Little Folks in de
Sunday School". Ethel Oliver
Questions and Answers.
. Superinten lent and scholars
Solo?"Come Ovei mid Help Us"...
Recitation?"G.'d in the Flowers",.
; Recitation .Mabel Uelote
i Song?"We Come w h Song".
. Kix Cllrls and Schoo]
Recitation?''They Didn't Think'!.
Solo .Miriam Derrlcson
Ivy Bridged, Clara Schell and
Song?"Happy Littli BlnU'V^Six Girls
Recitation?"Baskot ?>? Daisies"_
Song? "Palace of Song".Four Girls
Recitation?"The ''.-.tiui's xose"....
.II' ttle How-am
Address .Rev. L. T. Williams
Song-"Handful of Leaves".School
A collection will be llfed for Home
and Foreign MifiSl mi
? he *t?.|?? it v.. ccitc*.
The Reinn Mercedes w ill go into dry
dock this morning at the navy yard.
Her bottom will bo cleaned and re?
pairs made to the leaks.
The U. S. S, cruiser San Francisco
came out of the dry dock yesterday
morning and took a berth by the huge
Visit to the Scene of Troubles
Given Official Publicity.
Iiil?rrti|?tlonn lo Htmlm-a? Still Con?
tinue Proprietor* Will lt<iu?v<
l'liwit Unless I'role el oil Fmiii
In Its i;r<ue of Wednesday, the Vlr
ginian-Pilot reported the appearance
of Messrs. McNalr and Wlllard, pro?
prietors of the, Chlcora Mills, before
the Hoard of Trade and Business Men's
Association, and their recital of their
grievances, mob alttacks, broken win?
dows, assaults on themselves and fe?
male employees and insults heaped on
the girls they employ.
Tills factory Is a vi luable one for
Norfolk, although it is located just over
the city dine in Norfolk county. This
fact deprives ?be proprietors and em?
ployees of the city police protection,
and, from th<- st itetneilts of Messrs.
Wlllard & McNalr, adequate protec?
tion is not afforded them by the au?
thorities of Norfolk county.
Another instance of interruption to
their business occurred yesterday. Mr.
McNalr was seated at ins desk In his
ollice attending to his business when a
resident of the neighborhood entered
the factory without permission and
stood in the ollice doorway.
Mr. McNalr stales that this party
used violent language toward him and
refused to leave the premises when or?
dered to do so. lie was finally forcibly
ejected by Mr. McNalr and some of his
employees. Mr. McNalr stated that
Buch Interruptions are not only annoy?
ing, but s< ' ions from the standpoint of
dollars and cents. For some minutes
the factory was shut down on account
of the disturbance.
The plant employs about one hundred
han<is, anil the money cost of the time
so lost amounted to several dollars.
Business men will readily see how
serious a series of such petty annoy?
ances can become, and Messrs. Wll?
lard & McNalr have decided that un?
less proper protection is afforded them
they will be compelled to remove else?
Members of the Board of Trade and
Business Men's Association are alive
to the importance of this mattetr to
Norfolk, in view of their attempts to
build up the general manufacturing and
business interests of this section.
Even considered in Its lesser light as
but one of our plants, it is important to
keep it here, for probably very few
pcrsohs in Norfolk realize its present
and prospective importance.
Messrs. Wlllard .t McNalr employ
about 100 hands and spend here week?
ly about $700. Their plant is crowded
with orders, they now having orders
ahead that would keep their full force
at work night and day for tho next
Their plant now Includes three build?
ings, the main three-story brick fac?
tory building, a two-story frame build?
ing east of this, used by the Willard
Manufacturing Company, and a two
story brick building across the street
from the latter, used for warehouse
THE STOCKING FACTORY.
The main feature of the business is
the manufacture of ladies' misses' nnd
children's hose. They have broken
away from the usual southern rule of
making mainly coarse goods and are
making L'OO needle goods, line grade
hosiery, in eight styles, using both
Egyptian und domestic cottons.
They are now running sixty-four ma?
chines, an increase of fourteen ma?
chines in the past year, thus increas?
ing their capacity HO dozen n day.
Tln lr market is thecntlreUnltcd States,
their principal distributing points be?
ing New York, Baltimore, Chicago, and
W ILL ARD MANU FA CT CR ING
A branch of the business of the firm is
that of the Willard Manufacturing
Company. This is conducted In the
laboratory building oast of the Chl?
Here are manufactured numerous
valuable and popularstatloners'supplies
covered by thirty-two patents. Among
these are stamp pads and stamp pad
Inks, tracing cloth colors, tracing cloth
cleaners, photograph colors, adheslves
in jtirs and lubes, mucilages in bot?
tles and tubes, padding adheslves for
job printers nnd sticky fly paper.
Their stamp Is said to b*junlike any
other, nnd peculiarly valuable, in that
the Impression from It dries istantly,
give? a line letter press copy, nnd tlie
ink penetrates deeply tnto the paper,
thus making en sure or alteration im
posslble. Their fly paper will bo put
on the market next week. Their lab?
oratory is in charge of Mr. II. S. Scad
ding, late of Toledo. O.
SALES Ti) GOVERNMENT.
The firm received a letter yesterday
from the Treasury Department of tho
United Stat-s placing an order for for?
ty-one gallons of its stamping Inks for
the use of that department alone. I.Ike
sales are Btcadily made to nil of the
other departments at Washington.
These departments also used the Wil?
lard adheslves and mucilages in simi?
lar large quantltli s.
l.'st month the firm shipr -too doz?
en quarts of mucilage to :iie PoUt-oflice
Depnrtm? nt, nnrt ion jrnltons of ihelr
Mtie mucilage. They have already sold
so for tb's year Ml 'in quarts of mucil
-~e to the United States Government.
Their inks are put up In all colors and
TRADE TN CUBA.
The firm hPS lust shipped f.01 dozen
quarts of mucilage in de new Pist
ofiice Department In Cuba, and expects
to ship further large orders to Cuba and
A routine Woftrtlti?.
Cards aro out announcing the coming
wedding of Mr. Ora L. M?rser and Miss
Georgie B. Bl'tle. The ceremony will
be pi rformed at Park Avenue Baptist
Church on Wednesday, June 14th, at
5 o'clock :>. m.
The bridegroom I* a well known en?
gineer. The bride-to-be is ihe charming
daughter at Mr. and Mrs. George W.
Blttle nnd has many warm friends,
she has been for some time on*? of th.->
most potniliir and etil.-lent soleslnd ea
nt the Russell & Slmcoe store. They
will be at borne after Saturday, July
I 1st., tit 3'.i4 Buto street.
A big Unf? of negligee shirt* with
prices that will make you a purchaser.
RUDOLPHI & WALLACE,
S33 Malu stroet.
.VHERE REST. HEALTH AND
PLEASURE MAY BE FOUND.
Now that ?Ummer Is upon the cities,
the people are turning their eyes long
ngly toward the mountains and sea?
side, where invigorating breezes, cool
nights, rest, health and pleasure may
be found. Fortunately Virginia is well
supplied with hotels and boarding
houses, where all these essentials to
comfort and happiness may be had at
A LT A VISTA.
Summer bshrdcra will Und thia nn
ideal place for quiet, rest, mineral wa?
ters, good fare] etc. It is among the
foothills of the Blue Ridge. For terms I
write Mrs. IV. C. Carpenter, Red Hill,
?lbemarle county, Va.
Till: ATLANTIC HOTEL.
This delightful summer hostelry In
situated at Virginia Beach, immediate?
ly on the Old Ocean, for which it la
named, and less titan an hour's ride
from Norfolk. It was formerly Inver?
ness Inn, and has been ne-furnished.
The service is first class. Special rates
will be made to families and traveling
men. Write for folders.
YELLOW SULPHUR SPRINGS.
This resort is situated on the summit
of the Alleghany Mountain, ill Mont?
gomery county, and is famed for the
curative properties of its mineral
springs, which are adapted to a wide
range of diseases. The accommodations
are unsurpassed and the charges mod?
erate. Descriptive pamphlet and rate*
furnished on application to Ridgewav
This hotel Is on (Virginia avenue, on
the beach at Atlantic City, N. J.. and
is owned and managed by S. S. Phoe?
bus, formerly of Hygeia Hotel, old
Point Comfort. It lias been enlarged
and refurnished and offers flrst-cjasai
accommodations. Mr. Phoebus will
take Ci-peclal pleasure In accommo?
dating eld Virginia friends and former
These celebrated springs are located
in the mountains, ten miles from Salem,
Roanoke county, Va., arid are 2.200 feet
above sea level. The water are sul?
phur, chalybeate, freestone and lime?
stone, the accommodations tlrst class
and the rates very reasonable. It Is I
both a health and pleasure resort. 1
Write J. II. Chapman for pamphlet and j
analysis of waters, or talk with him
over tlie long-distance 'phone.
Obtrqulc* of ]lr>. Union.
The funeral of Mrs. Helen Louise Bar?
ren, wif? Mr. W. Thompson Barron,
who <*.ape*rt*?\ this life at the family
residence ?n College Place Wednesday
morning, was solemnized from Christ
P. E. Church at 10 a. m. yesterday, In
the presence of a large congregation.
The services were conducted by the
rector. Rev. C. E. Crammer. There
were a large number of beautiful floral
tributes. The remains were laid to
rest in Elmwood Cemetery. Following
were the pall-bearers: Colonel George
XV. Taylor. Dr. E. E. Field. Messrs.
William Camp, lt. Henry Jones, J. T.
Peelle, L. D. Starke, Jr., W. Lane Kll
, by, and w. T. Cooke.
I xriir*l<Ml Fro in Newpb rt >>wn.
The Sunday school of the Washing?
ton Avenue Methodist Church, Now
port News, gave Its annual excursion
to Virginia Beach yesterday. A large
number of young people took advantage'
of the excursion rales to spend a hot
day at the Beach. The steamer Luray 1
left the Old Dominion Land Company's
pier at 9 o'clock yesterday morning
I with a large and merry party, and ar?
rived in Norfolk an hour later. The
I excursionists left Virginia Beach at C:30
o'clock last evening, and rea. hed home
I about' S:30 o'clock, having spent a de
| lightful day.
I tie TerrlMo lleni.
The maximum temperature advanced
yesterday to 90, one degree higher than
Wednesday. There were not many
prostrations, but the physicians ascribe
many complaints of illness to the ex?
cessive heat, which, they say. Is par?
ticularly hard on very old or inllrni peo?
ple and little children. Weather Ob..
server Gray, whose sympathy for the
people is increased by a kindred feel?
ing, says a cool wave is heading this
way, and expresses the hope that it
may come close enough to afford some
. A Mention Klks.
All Elks contemplating attending the
St. Louis convention will please notify,
as soon as possible, F. W. Curd, pas?
senger agent Chesapeake und Ohio rail?
way, Norfolk, Va. (Chesapeake and
Ohio being the accepted route of Vir?
ginia Klks), advising date and train on
which they will leave and Pullman ac?
commodations desired. Tills Informa?
tion necessary to make proper ar?
111* Pool llnttiy II .?iieii.
Mr. Edward Atwood, Jr., met with,
a quite painful accident Wednesday af?
ternoon, lie was tlie driver of a heav?
ily loaded wagon, and :n attempting to
get on the front sent of it he slipped
from the front res and the wheel of the
vehicle passed over one of his feet,
badly mashing it. The wound was
promptly dressed by aphysiclan, after
Which Mr. Atwood was Pent to Ins
I cnlcinirv < Ii ?|itor. I pit i lti I.oncne
Mr. P. I,. Crocker, third vice-presi?
dent of the Ser.side Union, will con?
duct the devotional meeting of Cen?
tenary Chapter of the Epworth League
to-night at 8 o'clock. Mr. Crocker is
a ve;-y lino speaker and this oppor?
tunity to hear him should be taken ad?
vantage of by every member of Cen
lenary Chapter. After the devotional
meeting tho semi-annual election of
ofiicers will take place.
l?ro"? P'?t ert by llenl. $
Wednesday afternoon Mr. Thomas
Williams, a carpenter employed on the
Federal building, was prostrated by
heat and had to be removed to h s
boarding-house, No. 425 Church street,
lie suffered Intensely all night and
was considerably Indisposed yesterday.
However, he is much better this morn?
ing and thinks of returning to work.
HELD BY THE ENEMY
A Daring Simian Takes Possession
of a West End Residence.
Aull Rill?? For T\TO Dnj?~A 1) Inner
1 lint Wan ?evi-r Srrved ? Mlln,
lien in, Oniujfi ? ? nuil Cocoitiilllh
IVone Too I. otnl for i lie Jloulief.
A popular drama, "Held by the Ene?
my," is well known to Norfolk theatre?
goers, but a new and revised version
was presented at the West End a few
days ago. The dramatis porsonae in?
clude a well-known hostess as leading
lady, her dinner guests, two colored fe?
male cooks, a kind-hearted neighbor,
who comes to the rescue of the leading
lady, and a heavy villain In the form
of a mischievous monkey.
This monkey Is one that knows how
to paint the towii red and could even
give pointers to some of the b'hoys.
The details of it is us follows
The scene opens a few days ago in
the model kitchen of a handsome West
End residence. The colored lady who
presides over the culinary department
of the establishment has had orders
to get up a neat little dinner tor a num?
ber of guests. Her tables are strewn
witli dishes containing milk and cream,
bananas and other fruits of the season,
dainty cakes and tasty creations that
would tempt Epicurus himself.
The colored lady bustles about and
all Is progressing smoothly when sud?
denly a black, hairy apparition appears
on the scene., and the curtain goes
down on o lleelng cook and a monkey
in full, sole and undisputed possession.
The first act closed with a victorious
simian holding the fort or (kitchen,
rather). The second opens on the mon?
key's banqt et. Quickly the fresh,
sweet milk, the rich cream, the dainty
pastry and oranges have disappeared.
Soon the guests arrive, are ushered
Into the parlor and, as the sumicr
hour nears. ,the lady of the house ap?
pears at the kitchen and surveys the
scene of desolation. She beats a hasty
retreat (the cook don't show up for two
days), and Informs her guests that for
reasons finite beyond her control, the
supper will have to be postponed.
(Exit guests sadly.) Then follows a
period of deep cogitation for the lady,
who is nlone in the world. She fears
to offend her neighbor, the owner of
the monkey, by complaint of its ac?
tions, so lives as best she can. In'the
remainder of her residence, leaving the
kitchen in possession of the Invader.
This opens with the exit of Mr. Mon?
key via on open window munching
bananas and wearing n very contented
look. His next venture was Into an ad?
joining yard where luscious pears hung
ripening in the summer sun.. Alnck-a
day, the owner of that lot has the
trees yet, but tlie pears, whore are
they? The monkey coulu answer that
for he shinned up those trees like a
small boy after apples. Sitting in Die
trees he picked those pears one by one,
dropped the peelings to the ground ami
transferred the Juicy fruit to his de?
partment of Hie Interior.
The curtain rises in the fourth act
on the kitchen of another residence
near by. The colored cook is at work
making "Ambrosia," a delicious com?
pound of grated cocoantlts and oranges,
and singing- away unconscious of Im?
pending trouble, when a long, hairy arm
is stretched out before her. A shriek, a
rush, and she is gone and Mr. Monkey
Is again victor of the field. He quickly
recognizes the cocoanut as one of the
dainties of his tropical home, and thus
the oranges and other good tilings go to
to satisfy that insatiable appetite.
I (Tn which police Intervention is
j threatened and Mr. Monkey Bees his
I For two days did this bold nntive of
j the tropics range unrestrained, com
I mittlng havoc unmentionable, and
causing trouble the like of which has
perhaps, never been known before, but.
alas, all tilings must cud. und on the
"Third day lie cam'1 in gi it1.*.
On the morning of the third day the
lady whose house was first Invaded,
heard a strange noise at her window
looking there she saw again her per
ROCUtor. Not daring to leave her house
? because of her little children, sh<} went
to another part of the dwelling and.
calling to a neighboring lady. In fear
and trembling, told her troubles. This
Indy, who Is of an energetic disposition,
at once telephoned to the owner of the
monkey that unless she promptly saw
to its capture and removal, she would
telephone to the police station and have
the police forces of Norfolk and Ports?
mouth detailed to capture, try and
shoot It, without benefit of clergy, and
appeal, if necessary, to Governor Tyler
to call out the military of the State and
put an end to the reign of terror cxist
Happily this trouble was averted, as
the owner resorted to strategic meas?
ures end captured the pet. it is prob?
able Hint tho reported orders by resi?
dents of the West End for ircm gratings
for nil windows are caused by the ac?
tions of the siminn referred to, though
the Virginian-Pilot advances this as a
theory and not as a condition that now
(Note?The parties. Immediately r^r>
cernetl, requested the Virginian-Pllol
not to publish any names.)
prpf I.h.iiii? In IVeodle "v.trli.
At Miller, Rhonda & Co, The Misses
Clnrk nrwi Cns8ell,of Chicago, will start
to-day (Frldpy), at 10 a, m., and con?
tinue two weeks, giving les?-. ns morij
Ing and afternoon, free of charge.
MILLER. RHOADS& CO.
Will I'rcsoh In .*>'<irr<>lu.
Rev. Frank Price, a Southern Pres?
byterian Missionary to China, who is
now on a visit to America, la expected
to arrive here to-morrow and preach at
the Second Presbyterian Church next
Sunday morning for Rev. T>r. W. S.
I,acy. Mr. Price Is regard, d as one of
the strongest Presbyterian missionaries
sent out by the Southern Church. He is
also expected to speak at the Court
Street Presbyterian Chti eh, Ports?
mouth. Sunday afternoon, and to
preach there at night.
Slowly but surely have our Oxford
mixtures worked their way to the front.
Your next suil should be one of them.
Tailored In <W own exclusive way.
RUDOLPHI & WALLACE.
?33 Main street.
Olnordorly Bot? ?'oiii|?loln.o til,
A petition is being circulated anions
the residents of Holt street, near the
bridge, asking the Mayor to station a
policeman on tho bridge at nlglu, to
prevent bicycle ucorchlng and to quiet
boys who are said to be disorderly.
Thero is a certain crowd of boya who
tslt on the rail of the bridge and pass
vulgar comments on young girls as they
paes to and fro without an escort.
sleep Is given by Hood's Sarsaparllla
which strengthens the nerves, tones the
stomach and overcomes all dyspepilo
symptoms. You should try it,
Hood's Pills are prompt and efficient,
easy to take, easy to operate. ?? cents.
Join (lie \rl t'liiHH,
At Miller. Rho-ds & Co. The Misses
Clark and Cassell, of Chicago, will
start to-day (Friday) at 10 a. m., and
continue two weeks, to give free in?
structions In embroidery.
MILLER, RHOADS & CO.
OTHER LOCAL ON PAGE 3.
500 REWARD I
\Vo will pay the abovo reward for any
enso of Liver Complaint, Dyspepsia, Sick
Headache, Indigestion, Constipation or
CostivoiiCSB we cannot cure with Llverlta,
the i p-To-Duto Little Liver Pill, when th?,
directions aro strctly complied with,
't hey are purely Vegetable, and never fall
lo give satisfaction. Sc. boxes contain
ICO Piils, 10c. boxes contain -10 Pills, Do.
boxes contain IB Pills, Beware of substi?
tutions and Imitations. Sent by mull.
Stamps taken. NEB VITA MICD1CAL
CO., Cor. Clinton, and Jackson Sts.. Chi?
cago, III. Sold by BURROW. MARTIN
& CO., Norfolk, V?, Je!>-wc,rti,sa
To tbo Public and tho Democratic Partyt
Having received tho nomination as a
member of tho Local Board of Iinprove
IU< nt of tho Fifth Ward by the Demo?
cratic party in regular called meeting as?
sembled, I havo been subjected to criti?
cism and' persecution by those whom,
claiming to be. but who did not llko Dem?
ocrats. On last Monduy night whilo
quietly resting at my homo was asked to
thu door by one whom 1 thought was? ?
friend, and 1 asked him up In the house
but received tho answer that ho only
wanted to see me a minute. 1 went down
to see him. and was confronted with threo
others. They began to question und
threaten me and when I told trim 1 would
like for htm to go up in the house and seo
tho proofs and go with me to so? tba
parties furnishing thoartlcle? I w?s thorn
nnd then set upon und abused, vilified mid
BUbJea ted to stand and 1 stcn to the vilest
language und have tho first of a member
of tho Improvement Board put in my
face. The language is too vile to b? put
In print. ?.nd not what I expected from a
gentleman ropn seating such respectable
an 1 Christian people as live in Rrarrvble
ton and who Is ono of the Council of the
And, further, ns it has been said that
my friends were, blackguards and toughs
of tho ward, tbs Is published that the
Citizens of the ward who are true Demo?
crats and good Citizens tn the party, may
judge for themselves.
Hoping to always bo ablo to command
the respect ami support of my felluw citi?
zens in tho future, as in tho past, I nm.
It E. J. THOMAS.
We, tbo clerks, Harry Randolph, W. Ml
Bray, Ernest Capps and Jennie Pitt, ex?
tend our thanks to the following shoe
dealers of OllUI> h street fur agreeing to
close their store at 7 p. Rl. to September
1st, Saturdays excepted.
C. 11. W A ONER,
LAND & LAND,
C. W, \VI [.SON & CO.,
M. J, MADDEN,
It* S. KAHN & SON.
It is so easy to quote prices on pa?
per, but I fear wrong impressions arc
What i have to say is, if in want of
Ribbons, you need not go anywhere
else but to 336 Main street.
II in need of Corsets, go to 336
It in w.mt of Dress Goods from a
3c. Lawn to the finest Silk, go lo 336
Main street. _
?"Snist received another lot of Ladies'
Vests--good quality?10c. or 3 for
If you wish to buy Embroideries,
Laces and all-over effects, go to 336
L. H. WHITEHURST.
New phone 850. Close at 6 p. m.
?Finest Stock in tho City?
WALTER J. SIMMONS & CO.,
341 MAIN STREET.
I Lose Anything
By sending your laundry to us. be
cause wo havo the new*.at and most
modern machinery, employ expert
help and turn out nothing but tho
best work. We call for and deliver
goods regular as clock work just
when prctnlsed. Let us have a trial
order- You will he moro than
pleased with our service.
BOTH PHONES 557. I
J. H. COFER
Hay and Grain,
610 Citizens' Bank Building.
Quick shipnwn? m? satu'HcU?"? ?"?ar
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