Notes of Cases Recently Decided,
Which arc of Interest to
DIGESTED BY W- B- MARTIN.
(Exclusively for Virginlan-rilot.)
WIN PREIS V. P. X. BANK.
6upr tue Court of AVpculs ot Virginia)
A HOLDTOH OP A NOTE AGREEINO
TO AN EXTENSION OF TIME ON
CONDITION THAI' THE EN?
DORSER CONSENTS, DOES NOT
THEREBY RELEASE THE EN?
UVB ERE SUCH MODDER AUTHOR?
IZED IIIS AOENT TO DISMISS A
SUIT ON Til); NOTE ON CERTAIN
CONDITIONS AND THE AGENT
DISMISSED IT BEFORE THEY
WERE PERFORMED, Till; EN?
DORSER IS Nor RELEASED.
A JUDGMENT WILD Nop RE?
VERSED FOR ERRONEOUS IN?
STRUCTIONS, WHERE THE VER?
DICT WAS PROPER IE CORRECT
INSTRUCTIONS HAD BEEN GIV?
This was a proceeding by motion lo
T' ? iver judgun nt on a. negotiable note
mad by E. 1.1. Hughes and Indorsed by
J. B. Winfrec. The indorscr resisted
lie- judgment upon tho following
grounds <>r defense:
"tt) Thut the plaintiff extended the
time of payment ol the note "it which
its action is brought, by a binding
agreement with the principal, It. E.
Hughes, with..nt tie- consent of the
Indorscr and defendant, John H. Win
? i-'> Tii.it the plaintiff brought its ac?
tion against the said parties on the
same p_nper on which it now seeks
Judgment, t" wit. i i tlf March term
ol the Corporation Court ?>t* the city of
Lynt'hbtirg, V?., and afterwards enter?
ed into a binding agreement for a val?
uable consideration with tin' maker and
principal, lt. E. Hughes, in extend the
tun.- of payment, and dismiss the action
and not take judgment till some subsc
qili n: ;? em. v iii ii agreement was. with?
out the knowledge sind consent of the
said .lohii D. Wlnrrec."
There was a Judgment fur plaintiff
anil defendant appealed.
The court s i ys:
It is not hoe< ssary to decide whether
nu agreement, between the hblder of ti
protested negotiable note ami the prin?
cipal, t > dismiss a suit valuhtarlly in?
stituted thereon, without the' knowl
?tit.:? ? ? nseni of the indorscr, is Bitch
tin extension of lime to the principal
as will discharge the indorscr. No Btieh
agreement as that relied on is estab?
lished in the eise al bar.
It is perfectly clear from Die facts
tint tin- defendant in error made n?
agreement to dismiss the suit in ques?
tion, except Upon the tcrnis of the let?
ter Of March 10, In:?V. from the cashier
ti ii;. Vatighnu, ono of which terms
was that the plaintiff in error was to
consent to the whole arrangement, ?ami
evidence Iiis consent by indorsing the
now note. Modlllcatlon of these terms
was persistently refused t>> the last, as
shown by the telegram from the cash?
ier to Iiis brother.
G. is, Yaiiglinn was* a special agent,
with limited author! y. He had no pow?
er to dismiss the suit, upon any other
?; I'iiiH tli.nt those contained in the cash?
ier's letter. Relying upon the ttssttr
nnoo of Hughes that he would pay the
winde note by clieck' that evening, O.
IS. Vatigiiuti transcended his authority
and dismissed the suit. The defendant
ia error knew nothing about the dls
mlss-ul i.f the suit until after the court
had stdj urncd. So far as the bank Is
concerned, the unauthorized act <,f t;.
E. Vaughaii is a mere nullity, its rinhis
in respect to tin- note being in no way
?ff. ritt ?! thereby.
In this view of tin- case, it becomes
unnecessary to consider tin- Instruc?
tions conim nted upon in the petition
for a writ id" error: fur, if it were eon
ceded that the notion of the court in
respect to the Instructions given and
refused wan erron ?< us, i: would i>e Im
April 0, lo'jy.
mntorlal. for. under the facts of the
case, upon correct Instructions a differ?
ent verdict could not have been rightly
found by the jury. "Where this court
can see from the whole record that tin?
der correct instructions a different ver?
dict could not have been rightly found.
It will not reverse. Wright v. Link
(decided at tho January term of this
The Judgment must be affirmed.
RANCHAN V. RUTLAND R. CO.
Supreme Court of Vermont.
* January VI. ISO'.?.
AT COMMON law A COMMON i'AK
1:11:1t is LIABLE TO Tin: KI LL
i:>:ti:nt <>r a PASSENGER'S
LOSS ' >!?' DAGGAOE.
WHERE THE PURCHASER OP a
TICKET CAN NEITHER READ
NOR WRITE. and THE TICKET
WAS NOT READ TO i U.M. and ii10
I'M. NOT KNOW ITS PROVISIONS.
HIS ASSENT TO A PROVISION
LIMITING THE COMPANY'S LIA?
BILITY AS TO LOSS OK BAGGAGE
CANNOT HE PRESUMED.
This was an action asJira? a railroad
company by a pass, nger for the loss
of his baggage. The plaintiff purchased
i ticket a it obtained a check for his
baggage anieh lie .1-1 vre.i to the com?
pany. The baggage was lost. The
11 kcl contained a clause limiting the
liability of the company for loss <>f
baggage t.. wearing apparel, not cx
oet: ling $ino in value. There was a
special verdict showing the plaintiff's
damages were $I5S, of which $113 were
lor wearing apparel. The lower court
gave judgment for 1158 and defendant
The court pays:
This a:tempt of the defendant lo
limit Its common law liability as a
common earner must be considered
With reference to the other undisputed
fa.t.-. stated in the exceptions. It is!
there stated that the evidence tended to
show l::.it th' plaintiff could neither
read nor writ-; that the ticket? were
not read to him by any person; and
that In' did not know the provisions of
lac ti. keta. With this testimony in the
caiso the defend.!nt was not entitled to
have tiie court comply with its four
requests. The defendant by its charter
ii s und a common carrier of passen?
gers ami their baggage, subject to the
common law rules in regard to liability
tin ri tor. By nearly universal coneur
ri m ?? . i ib cislons of courts of filial re-1
sort, Including the decisions of this,
court, such carrier may. by contract,
reasonably limit and vary its common
law liability, except as to its own negli?
gence. i tut, it w ill be held to that IIa
blllly until it establishes that it has
limited or varied it by a contract, ex?
press ..r Implied, existing between it
nnd its passengers. Tin- ordinary pas?
senger ticket does not pro Teas to con?
tain the contract by which the pas?
senger obtains his right lo carriage
ovi i tin- road of the carrier. Whatever
is prinicI "ti a passenger ticket has
usually I.n regarded as a notice by j
the i urrler of its desire to limit or vary
its common law liability. To affect1
such limitation, the carrier must show
that tin- passenger, when lie paid his
money an I received the ticket, did It
tinder such cth umstances that lie ay?
s'i to the conditions named upon
the ticket. Whether uuch assent Is es-?
t iblished <i pends upon the circum?
stanced of each case. Assent will not
i' presumed unless the proposed con?
ditions and limitations were known to
th pi. -'iig ns, nnd then much win de?
pend upon whether tin y are reasonable
.0 unreasonable. As tin- defendant
took no exceptions to the charge on the
subject.! of the special findings of Ihe
jury, it is to in- presumed thai the court
state,) the law correctly in regard
thereto, ami that the Jury found, as
tin- pi i ntiff's testimony tended to show,
that h? had no knowledge of the con?
ditions place) by the defendant upon
bis ticket at the lime lie purchased it.
lie must h ive Ii id knowledge of them
.it the time he paid his money. When
purchasing his ticket, the passenger
frequently has no opportunity nor time
tii examine it. ii- has a right to un?
derstand, unless directly Informed to
the tiohlrnry, that the carrier's under?
taking ins the common law liability.
It in unreasonable to held. If the Con?
ditions printed on the ticket came to
ills knowledge llrst after lie has en
: red up..ti his Journey, that he should
be held ro have assented thereto. The
special vor Hot does not establish that
the plaintiff hail knowledge of the
c mditlons printed upon his ticket, ami
his assent thereto will not be implied. |
T^e defendant rn ;s under tlie com?
mon law liability in regard t<? the loss
of the baggage. That liability entitles
plaintiff to recover for the bedding b>s:,
as for his entire loss. Reversed on an- j
Miss Marlon GrWln, ?f No. Cl Hansen
avenue, accompanied by her little
brother. Clarence, left Friday night for
Roanoke. to visit friends. From there
she will go to Scottsvllle to visit her,
Mrs. Powers, Miss Grace Powers and
Miss Nellie Bay to, of Brambleton ave?
nue, are summering u: Osborne's cot?
tage, Ocean View.
Mrs. S. 11. Bristet- and daughter. Mi^s
Mamie, of Brambleton .?venu.-, nre the
guests cd" Mrs. Powers, at Ocean View.
The many friends of Mrs. George D.
Levy, of Brown avenue, who has been
seriously ill for several weeks, will be
pleased to learn that she is convales?
Mrs. Tatem. of Brambleton avenue,
left lust night for Washington, D. C,
on a visit to friends.
Rev. w. L. Gravatt, <>r Charleston,
W. Vi., who was recently elevated to
shr-pi'siti.-ti uf Bishop Coadjutor of the
Protestant Episcopal Diocese of West
Virginia, wan the first rector of St.
Peter's Church in this ward.
Rev. Dr. W. B. Hall, of New York,
will preach at Trinity M. E. Church at
S o'clock to-nigh:.
Rev. U R. Christie will preach at I
Spurgeon Memorial Baptist Church at
11 a. in. to-day on "Who Should Par?
take of the Lord's Supper." At night;
Rev. J. T. Rid dick, the talented young
pastor at Gilmcrton, in expected to
Mr. Jackson and daughter, of Moxin,
Texas, are the guests of Miss Wright.
No. 410 Park avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Jones, of 4M
Park avenue, are visiting in Blackstone
and Farmvillc, Va. '
Mrs. C. S. Measell and children, of
East Brambleton avenue, have return?
ed from a visit to relatives arid friends
In Frederick, Md.
Mrs. w. it. Gregory, of East Bram?
bleton avenue. Is oil a visit to relatives
in Camden, N. C.
Misses Loula and Mottle Harwell, of
No. 200 Clay avenue, are visiting' rel?
atives and friends in Petersburg and
Dlnwiddic county. V.i.
A negro vender of bread named Wm.
Brown sold n lady residing on Cecelia
avenue yesterday two loaves. She gave
him a S? bill to change. He left ills
basket of bread at her door and left os?
tensibly to change the money, but
never returned. Paving minus of 14.00
A warrant will be Issued for his ar?
Mrs. Darrlca Gregory, of South Res?
ervoir avenue, has g >ne t.i Richmond,
where sh" will spend two weeks visit?
Mrs. John Hall, of Tin Jameson ave?
nue, accompanied by her daughters,
Lillian and Lizzie, arc spending the
summer months with her brother, Mr.
William Diggs, at Lynnhavcn, Princess
Columbia Conclnve, Heptasophs, or s.
W. M., Is now very busy every Mon?
day night. They have tivo candidates to
Initiate to-morrow night, and are In a
prospi roiis condition.
Councilman a. m. Cousins is seriously
111 at his residence, No. ir.;> North Park
a v idi tic.
Mrs. William Morris and mother.Mrs.
Chesper, of Bowden's Ferry Road, are
spending thou- summer vacation at the
hotel, Bucbr le Beach.
Rev. George H. Spooner, of the M. E.
Church, has l.n granted a m tith's
vacation. He left Friday morning for
Culpeppcr Courthouse, where he will
remain for ten days, und then go to
Chariottesville and Ambers! counties.
The Bridgeport Sllverplnting Mill
bas. ball team ap|>enred for th-j llrst
The high eharactei or the G O. Taylor
W hiskies has heeh maintained r r nearly
it quarter of a century. In future there
will bo no departure from the plan to
supply the public thronen licensed dealers
everywhere whlsk'cs In sealed bottles,
under Die brand (G. O Tnylor) that will
pass the buspei :ion of the chemist nnd
meet the requirements of n... physician
or of the Invalid. Refuse substitutes for
"G O. T." If your druggist or grocer
cannot supply, or wants to substitute
something else, refuse to buy, write the
proprietors of <:. O. Taylor Whiskies.
Cheater H, Graves & Sous, Boston, and
they will s>e that you ar.- supplied.
For ral? nt White Bro--.. Norfolk, Va.,
Brown's Hotel, Portsmouth, Va.
tlm first time yesterday In their new
nnd handsome uniform. They are jet?
ting ready cr >s bats with some of
the amateur teams of Norfolk.
Miss Huckott, of Baltimore, is visit?
ing the Miss.s Cooper, on Tanners
Mr. William Jones, of Clarke street,
has returned from ins visit to Bedford
A. party of twenty gentlemen, resi
dents "f the Point, went ui> to Norfolk
last night lo Join a fishing party on a
two dars' cruise off Ocean View and
the Cat - s. *
Rev. l\ B luldin, rrotor of St. Mark's
Episcopal fiuir.li. will hold service at
the church it S ..???lo.-k to-night.
Jus;:. .- Lotx r had a very quiet day
in his court yesterday. Not a single
ease wns brought before him.
.Mi-. .1. i). Hosier is erecting; a hand?
some double brh k tenement on West
Pocah 'iitas avenue.
ATLANTIC CITY WARD
Mr. W. I'. Shultz, who h is been ill at
tiie Norfolk Prot stunt Hospital for
several weeks, was reported slightly
Improved las: night.
Rev. E. E. Dudley has returned from
Hampton, where he has been conduct?
ing a successful revival of religion.
??I>:ilv Feed Mnn anil MkoiI."
Peed your in rvi also, if you would
have th. in strong. Itlood made pin- and
i a'a by Hood's Sarsaparllla Is the only
true nerve t?>'?!. He sure to pet Hood's.
It nOvi r disappoints.
HOOITS PILLS cure constipation.
Price i. e.
( , .1 <>? It..nie vl.no (o Itieliimmd.
or Wlllinmshurg round trip Sunday.
July ""th. Steamer Louise leaves Ports?
mouth, li 30; Norfolk, 7:00 a. in. sharp,
connecting With train at Newport
News, arriving In Richmond nt 10:45
n. m. Returning, leave Richmond at
S p. m-; urrlvo in Norfolk at 11 p. in.
.1 K. HERMAN, Manager.
J y 21.'J ^ ^V.: T.-? \ " :? - ? t ?
All In sight of monument. "Newest
Discovery" extracts teeth painlessly.
N. V. Dental Rooms, Ennes only. 321
Main street, corner Talbot.
BUYING FARM LAND.
A WESTERN SYNDICATE LOOK?
ING AROUND NORFOLK.
There has been noticeable activity in (
real estate transactions In this Imme- |
uiate section for the rast few months.
The value of the farm lands contiguous
I to Norfolk Is known far rind wide, as
evinced by r- ent n igotlatlons of West- ?
em capitalists looking to the establish?
ment of big dairy farms near here. It is
stated that a Columbus. O.. company,
represented by Mr, O. D. Jackson, of
Norfolk, formerly of Ohio, has acquired
the Phllpot farm, about three miles
southeast of the city, and Will operate
thereon a large milk farm, besides the
raising of truck for this market.
It v. is also rumored that the Italien
tine farm had been sold to Ohio par-,
ties, presumably tic same company
that bought the Phllpot farm, but a
Ytrglntun-Pllol reporter saw Cuptnln
Thomas Balletttlnc yesterday, and he;
positively i i that there had been
any sale. He stt !. h iwevcr, that a party !
was negotiating with a company or
syndicate, for Jts sale.
Injurie? Itr>sultrt1 In l?r>nlll.
An Inquest in the case of Joseph
Brown, the colored brakesman who died
at St. Vincent's Hospital Wednesday I
night, as the ;? still of Injuries received j
on the Ocean View railroad, was held
at 5 o'clock Friday afternoon. A IS er j
hearing the evidence the Jury reached j
a verdict that the deceased came to bis I
death from internal hemorrhnge. caus?
ed by Iiis falling from an Ocean View
train while stepping from one car to
A deed was recorded in the clerk's
office yesterday transferring from J. L.
Webster t.? ola o. Webster, four lots
fronting 25 feet each on the north side
of olney road, ami extending back to
Hamilton avenue; $3.000.
We are making a special run on
FINE QUALITY DIAMONDS. Learn
our prices for first -class goods.
Tili: GALE JEWELRY CO.
O. V. RAILWAY CHANGES.
Mit. HEG ARTY LEFT NORFOLK
YESTERDAY ? MR. PETEK
WRIGHT THE NEW SU
PERIN TIC N D E N T.
The Ocean View Railway advertlse
iv. nt appears this morning- with Mr. D.
A. Hegarty's name as superintendent,
removed. Mr. Hegarty left Norfolk
yesterd ly with his wife for
Phlla I ?'.! hia, where he has ae
eepted an important position with
the American Railway Syndicate.
His handsome new offices are now be?
ing ii:;..i up in one of the leading1 of
llce buildings there.
Mr. Randolph, for s.ime time with
the 0< an View Railway, will for the
pn s >nt attend I > the major portion of
the duties of superintendent of the line.
Mr. Savage will continue to act in the
responsible office of train dispatcher.
Mr. Jus. A. Dclote will h ive general
charge of tii s el tri matters of the
Tho title of superintendent will toe
abolished for the present; hut, ns st.it
?d In the Virginian-Pilot some time ago
Mr. Peter Wright will have general
charge of the local affairs of the com?
pany on his return from Europe, which
will be about October 1st.
I o Attend Hur Meeting;.
Judge Allan R. Hancki! left yesterday
with several prominent Norfolk law?
yers for Hot Springs to attend the
eleventh annual meeting of the Vir?
ginia state Bar Association Tuesday,
Wednesday tin.I Thursday. After re?
turning from the springs Judge Hanckel
will hear Judge T. s. Garnett's bill of
exceptions to the Tripoli street con
demnation commissioners' report, and
wlii render his decision m similar cases
?Olore.l A'. M. V. A.
Lev. P. It. Grooms, who has sp<mt
several years in missionary work on the
western coast of Africa, will speak at
the men's meeting of Colored Y. M.
I'. A. at ."> o'clock this afternoon. His
theme will be: "What I Saw in Africa."
The Mouticello Corner.
va, -?v w -cv -?ev -wv ->sv -c?. '
Big Cut in Ready-Made Department
COLORED AND PIQUE WAISTS
AT HALF PRICE.
$1.0?. NOW 50O.
tl.2S, NOW CU'-iO.
$1.60. NOW 7riO.
12.00, NOW II.00.
$2.50, NOW $1.25.
JX0O, NOW 11.60.
14.00, NOW $2.00.
White Shirt Waists,
7.iC. NOW 4!>C.
II n>. NOW C9C.
J1.L5 AND 11.89, NOW 9SC.
$1.60 AND $1.76, NOW $1.18.
COLORED AND HI^\("K BILK SHIRT
WAISTS AT GREATLY REDUCED
BALANCE OP WASH SKIRTS AT A
ASK TO SEE THEM.
Sale for Monday? m
The succes that always marks our SPECIAL SALES
was demonstrated again last week by closing out a big
lot of Embroidery Edges and Inserting in two days.
Through the urgent request ot" our many friends (and
through a certain wholesale house who needed cash)
we have decided to have another Embroidery Sale, be?
ginning Monday. These goods are all excellent values
and sold in the regular way at 1>, 18 and 20c. yard.
Special Sale Price, 12 1-2 Per Yard.
We are getting ready for fall business and have put
the knife in all summer stuff.
How are these for trade winners?
Colored Organdie, French, 35c quality, \2%c yard.
Silk Tissue Gingham, 30c quality, 12#c yard.
Tissue de soir, white grounds, colored dots?sold all
through the summer at 50c yard. Price 29c yard.
Entire stock of Scotch Ginghams, 2% and Kc quality.
Price 17c yard.
Colored Linen Lawn. Special price 19c yard.
Tissue de Soir, very sheer?will make beautiful even?
ing gowns?regular price 75c. Now 49c yard.
Grantly Street and City Hall Avenue, Norfolk, Va
I THe SD?Glal Events
I tor Mond?n are
p The continuance of the 1
I greatest sale of Men's \
Clothing" on record. We ^
have made a clean sweep
of every Fancy and A\ixed
Suit in the house?an~d
lots of plain Black and
Blue Cheviots and Clay
The $15.00 and $12.50
Suits go at.
\' The Suits that have d?fl | FA
soli up to $20 go at. ?P**?OU
i And at the same time
i\ the other sales still con
l tinue :
r All the Straw Hats up to S A
[ $2.2^ goat. 04Ce
y Negligee Shirts that sold
r for $2 00 and $1.50 go at
Any Suspenders sold for
50c. go at.
I Clearance cuts a wide i
[' swath this week, for these j
are money-saving days.
234 and 236 HUN St,
j^The Whole Thing
In a Nutshell.
r Q. j A Gas Range is absolute*
! \y reliable in its work, eas- v
\ A. handled, cool, clean and <
i'. : economical.
[( S ] h saves money, time \
\ and temper; makes yon in- I
dependent of unreliable v
cooks; does away with
soot, ashes, smoky chim- ?
, ?. neysi labor in handling .
a coal ami wood, &c. We ,
I are slill selling
I O The Detroit Jewel i
t> ; Pipe and connections tree,
\ At S7.50. Gas for Fuel SI.00
y per Thousand Feet. ,
I City Gas Company.
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Daring Wash Goods Offer. 4
All the beautiful Lawns and Dlmi- i
ties ranging from 22c. a yard down?
ward, will be 5c. a yard bete cm
Now, Mrs. Reeder, if you are open for an
opportunity to get something choice in the way
ol a "colored niaieri.il," permit u> to tell about
Will, this 50-inch tan-mixed, herring-bone
woven material is strictly all wool* and is one of
the finest things in colored dress goods. The pi ice
is one dollar a yard.
This > 2-incli silver grey mixed hop-sack was
intended i" sell at a dollar, but as there are more
buyers in the 7^c realm we liil the fancy of that
realm. Yours at 75c. a yard
We have several pieces of colored covert
suitings here at 2 5c. a yard. They are .ill wool
and measure )S inches wide. One of the best
oilers fi r a quarter to be had at any place.
An all-wool navy blue ser^e, with tliat sty?
lish, wiry, woolly weave, at 50c a yard. The
v. idth is -i2 inches.
I'F.N DAYS l'.l.AN'K KT OFFER.?Till ff
August .'.til wo intern! to sell n-t Fine i
Wool Blnnkets, worth 13.00. fot >.?? f*
Stimmer prices?Winter Ulnnkct'.
Con over this entire writing?there's important news for you. Keep in mind the four corners of this ad.? four
startling olTers are in them. If you can't memorize then scissorize this part ol the page and bring it with you Monday
morning. Continue to read?first the con.eis?then the columns:
Wonderful Offer In Pique. 1
Twelve and a half cent grade of 1
Colored, Striped and Figured P. K's, '?
The four classes of plain silks here mentioned
supplies the greater pan of the demand ol trade.
Therefore, if you need plain black silk, one "t
these will fill the bill.
'I his 21-inch black peaudesoie silk at a dob
lar twenty-five has thai Jeep hue--that faini Ii -
ter seen only in such high-grade silks; pure silk,
too. Other prices, SI, ?1.50, SI.75 and S2.
Smooth plain satin duchesse, all silk, rich,
lustrous surface, 2\ inches wide, price S! a yard.
The full price range goes this way: 75c, 89c,
51.2=;. SI.50 and SI.7^.
Deep, pure black taffeta s.lk, with a clear
black brillian:y, exceedingly line in grain, 2\
inches wide, 85c. a yard. A fine thing ! Others
at 59c., 75c,98c. and SI.25.
28-inch Japanese Habutai silk, light weight,
rich black, water-proof, price 89c a yard.
More at 5oc and gl.
Honest, well made, fast-colored, shapely
stockings are the kind of stockings everybody
wants. This is the kind we keep.
Allow us to tell you these prices:
I5c. a pair. Ladies' last black ventilated
hose, drop stitches in clusters; (Spanish ribbed.')
2 5c. a pair. Ladies' black lisle thread hose,
stainless black, high spliced heels, double soles.
I ^c. a pair. Boys' fashioned stockings, per?
fect foot, pocket heel, spliced knee and welts,
guaranteed a stainless black. Not a better stock?
ing In Norfolk tor thi< price!
Have you tried the Kayser black silk jjlove ?
We keep them. Von don't' have to stretch them
all out of shape in trying them on; they have
buttons just like the kiJ glove.
The tip> outwear the glove. Every pair
guaranteed. Prices, 50c, 75c. and Si a pair.
For fineness, exquisitcness, daintiness and
cheapness we allow our laces to be matched with
any. What tine and delicate yet strong ground?
works, with such exquisite and dainty patterns,
our Valenciennes laces have! The price range
runs from 2>c. to $2.75 a piece. By an ingen?
ious method we show you as many laces in one
minute here as it takes you to see in fifteen else?
A splendid line oi" real torchon laces in edges
and inserting*, ranging from 5c. to 7>c. a yard,
L uge assortment of cotton torchons, perfect
imitation of the real, beginning at 5c. and rtinnir;
.New silk lace, with black and white inter?
mingled i.i a pleasing style; price, i^c. and -i>c. a
yard. All widths of black siik laces; likewise all
206 MAIN STREET, ACADEMY OF MUSIC BUILDING,
Recent arrival of new things ! Novel weaves
j just unboxed! Permit us to picture to you a
Mew. These: Soft magnet cloth, elastic twill, jet
' black. -1-1 inches. 75c. a yard.
Royal cord! A plain, jet black, smoothly
finished twill, midway between a whipcord and
an imperial serge, -12 inches, Si.25 a yard.
Nun's cloth I Rough, wiry weave, woolly
hap, 40 inches, v\\ a yard.
Sponged serge, coarse weave, with that
nobby, stylish nap. 40 inches, 50c. a yard.
Russian serge. A silky surface serge,
;m< oth, high welts, 4S inches, 75c. a yard.
This serge is worth si; sells for that in other
cities. We bought a vast quantity, because we
kn w a good thing when we see It. You'll say
SO when von see it.
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