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PORTSMOUTH LOCAL AND ADVERTISEMENTS?BERKLEY NEWS ANS) TELEGRAPH CONTINUED.
(Continued from Page Ton.)
^\d?ubt; Increase. It shows that the
? ;j schools are growing In popularity.
sV^.^rHe Ladles Aid Society of the Porl
.'?Nprfolk Baptist Church will servo u
> grand supper at Harper's new store,
fa / Immediately, on the car line, Thursday,
CfVbegln.ning. at 5 p'olock. Come out and
.help & good cause.
The Misses' Arrlngton, Gray and
Mathews left yesterday for "Washington,
. to spend some time.
Five-hat trimmers-aro wanted Im?
mediately at Corpman & McHugh'B
'. st?re,"High street.
.A' negro man attempted to steal a
bo]t of, goods in front of a dry goods
store' oh High street last night, but he
.was-run off before he had the oppor
?.: trinity.. ?
V.Mr. R. D. Guy advertises for five
. girls to.make paper bags. See ad. and
. apply as directed,
i The ferry boat Manhassett was not
blown up 'yesterday as wag : expected,
the contractor having- decided to'ralse
and beach her.
A bright boy can.find employment In
a retail store by addressing R., T;at
Attention 's called to ad. of store and
residence on High street. See ad.
Mr. L. B. Wood and bride, of South?
ampton county, arrived in the city last
night and are stopping with Mr. AVood's
brother, corner of Dlnwlddie and Co
umbla street. They will be entertained
by their friends. ,
The final game of the championship
series for the benefit of the King's
Daughters will- be played on Thursday,
the 2Sth, between Atlantic City and All
American at Columbia Pork.
Governor Russell und staff came
down on the S. A. L. last night and took
the Bay Line steamer for Baltimore,
from which city they will go to New
Mr. Wm. Smith, engineer of the
steam fire engine Vlrglnlu, received a
telegram yesterday afternoon about 4:30
o'clock from the La France Engine Co.,
which stated that the engine was ship
The Man Beiilnd the Gyn!
Is all right if he uses one of our |
Guns. This fellow did not. ^
Breech-Loading Guns $9.50. j
8mokelo83 Powdor Sholla S2.00
Por 100. ^
w. N. white, <
Portsmouth, Va. ^
We mat Your OlffW ProsirlDtlons
This is our specialty. When we fi!l your prescription your physician
knows he gets just what his prescription calls for, without the
slightest deviation. Wc use drugs ot extra purity in filling prescrip?
tions. Have you a difficult prescription or one demanding extreme
care, bring it to us. Wc charge no more for filling prescriptions than
where ordinary drugs and less precaution arc used. We want your
trade and Know how to keep it.
JEROriE p. carr's.
WHOLESALE AMD RETAIL DRUGGIST. Corner Court and County Sts.
and Green Streut, near Bart.
Wo sell Diamond Spring Water CO cents for fivo gallons.
SCHOOL BOOKS! SCHOOL BOOKS!
Largest stock of Books, Tablets.
Composition Books at Lowest Prices lor Gasli Only.
224 HIGH STREET.
new SHOE STORE-NEW stock
TALIAFERRO & L.OIMG
Have opened at GOO CRAWFORD STR BET, CORNER KINO. PORTSMOUTH,
VA.. A FIRST-CLASS BOOT AND SHO K STORE. You are cordially Invited to
examine our splendid stock and beautiful store._sc:3-3m
DfiBTQSU5ni!T!4 ^as never ,iac^ sucn 2'00C* service as
Tuft I ?lHfiUU S Ii we are giving this season.
When you need ice either phone will reach us.
. PORTSMOUTH COAL & ICE CO.,
_? _J. S. MILLER , Manaor.
? j I have some choice houses and lots for sale.
Choice lots In Cottage Place and Park View on ear / term--.
Shven new houses In Cottage* Plilcc, 16r rent. No. ?le" 1 >inwid<!lo street, posses
elon October 1st.
R. S. BROOKS.
120,000 TO LEND ON LONG TIME.
Real Estate and Insurance.
BUY YOUR COHL
w. & j. parker, cum a?fl Oiawfoi? Stets.
Yon will never regret it.
. Desirable Brick Dwolllng No. 401 D!n
wlddle street 8 rooms; gas, batb, range,
sewerage and other convenlenoes. Rent
$25 per month.
JNO. I* WATSON.
. 80S Htgh street. Portsmouth. V?.
H. B. WILKINS SAYS
when you want DRY WOOD and CLEAN
COAL cell to see him. as ho has tho fol?
lowing: Dry Pine, Dry Oak and Dry Slab.
Also have a SOFT LUMP COAL. Call
and see before purchasing.
Phone 2118. 121S WASHINGTON ST.
WEI DO IT!
Suits cleaned and pressed.81.00
Pants cleaned and pressed . 3?
.320 COUNTY STREET.
G. W. JACKSON, Prop'r
Southern States 'Phone, 1550. eel7-8m
3WING TO CONTINUED ILL
health I am compelled to
RETIRE FROM BUSINESS.
Ali parties interested in tho Drug Busi?
ness can obtain a
FINE STOCK OF GOODS AND AN EX?
prominently and centrally located. Stock
must bo sold before Christmas. Those
looking for bargains call on or address
O. A KREIGSR,
r.^ijM-tt- -1?. High St., Portsmouth.
For Boys and Young Won,
Will reopen MONDAY, September 23.
next. Circulars may be obtained at tho
bookstores or at residence of the Princi?
pal, SIC South street. L. P. SLATER,
The largest and best sclcctlorl of Pall
and Winter Underwear for men, boys,
women nnd children. The eclobrated
"Wright's Health" Underwear for 11.99
suit. "Onetta." Combination Suits for
mon, women and boys. Soe tho special
English Rib Underwear far men, 98c. suit.
Am J. PHILLIP?,
302 and 80< HIGH ST HE BT.
New arrival of CORNED SPOTS.
FRESH MEATS in abundance.
Don't worry over your bad bread any
longer. One trial of our Queen Brand
Flour will convince you of its superior
quality. Ask your neighbor adout It.
R. E. KING,
200 Court street
New Evaporated Apricots and Nectar?
ines. Cleaned Currants. Prunes and Black?
berries just received. An extra fine
French Pea at 15 cents per can?very low.
New Tomatoos in cans.
E. R. BARKSDALE
BOTH PHONES._123 COURT ST.
Bohannon & Blick having removed to
No. 218 Sou'.h street offer for rent at a
low figure the warehouses No. 819 High
and No. 507 Crawford street. Apply to
BOHANNON & BLICK,
eeJO-lw No. 218 South street.
ped yesterday morning and would ax
rive here next Monday or Tuesday.
Portsmouth's eleven had a fine prac?
tice game last night on the Shamrock
ball grounds, near the gas house. The
boys under Frank Farley's training are
getting: in fine physical condition, which
makes Manager Gerke and Captain
Fairish correspondingly happy.
To-night at 9 o'clock at the residence
318 Fourth, street, Mr. Amos Weston,
son of Mr. Vlrglnius Weston. will lead
to the altar Miss Edna Saunders. Rev.
R. B. Eggloston will perform the cere?
RETAIL CLERKS ORGANIZE.
A meeting of the Retail Clerks was
held last night at the residence of Mr.
Thomas Nolan, on Middle street, to
form a branch of the National Retail
Clerks' Association. A temporary or?
ganization wps perfeoted,- and the fol?
lowing ofllcers elected: I. V. Shea,
president; Otis Beaton, secretary; W. I.
A committee was appointed to secure
a hall for the next meeting, to be held
next Tuesday evening. The place of
meeting will be announced later.
One of the principal objects of the as?
sociation is to secure shorter hours now
being enjoyed by Norfolk and other
Many applications for membership
were received, and It was decided to
hold open the charter list for a few
days so that all others who desire can
make application and become charter
The Athletics and Atlantic City
team played ball at Columbia Park
yesterday afternoon. There was not a
very large crowd present, but what It
lacked In size It made up In enthusiasm.
Messrs. Hickey and Codd were the um?
pires, and their decisions were good,
causing no kick of any kind. The bat?
teries were Messrs. Edwards and
Wilkes for the Atlantic City club and
Shoa and Armstrong for the Athletics.
The score was as follows:
Athletics .3 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 1?15 16 3
Atlantic City..2 00112200?8 9 4
OFF FOR ROANOKE.
The Independent Steam Fire-Enxlne
Company, thirty-five stronc, left yes
terd-y via the Norfolk and Western
railroad, on a speclsl tra.ln. for Boitn
oko, to nltond the Firemen's Conven?
tion In that cl'y nnrt~~rn?tnKrr part~lh
the parade. They wrr* accompanied
by the Annex Hos" Comp-ny. of the
county, and n number of delegates
from both city and county. They reach?
ed Roanokc ahmt dark last night and
were warmly received.
DROUGHTY CONDITION'S IN THE
(By Telegraph to Vlrajinlm-PIIot.l
Washington. Pcpt. 2G.?Following is
the Weather Bureau's weekly summary
of crop conditions:
No rain having fallen over a large
part of the Southern StaUs, the
droughty conditions of the prcvloua
week continue In that section. Rain is
also needed over portions of Illinois,
Iowa, Nebraska and In the Southern
Rocky Mountain region. Throughout
the central and northern portions of
the country and on the Pacific Coast
the weather conditions have been gen?
erally favorable for maturing crops and
for farm work. Except over portions of
Pinar del Rio, Havana and Santa Clara
provinces, much needed and copious
general rains have fallen in Cuba, prov?
ing of inestimable value to all crops and
putting the soil in excellent condition
The corn crop h.a.? experienced gene?
rally favorable weather conditions dur?
ing the week. In the States of the
Ohio Valley and Lake Region a large
part of the crop is cut, and come husk?
ing has been done As previously
stated, the reports indicate that late
corn has failed to develop well In the
Central Valleys and Southern States.
The absence of rain on the Pacific
Coast has been favorable for the com?
pletion of grain hxrvet and for thrash?
ing In Washington and Oregon, where
the reports contlniipd to ?hmv ih^t thn
damage from August rains is much less
thnn was expected.
Under favorable weather conditions
cnlton picking has made rapid progress.
Nearly the whole of the crop Is open,
and the bulk has bepn gathered over a
large part of the cotton region. The
marked features of this season's crop
are premature opening, early Brather?
ing, and a very short top crop, the
latter In some sections being a com?
The tobacco crop has been cut and
housed, except over limited areas In
Virginia and North Carolina, where
cuttlner will be completed by October
1st. The weather of the past week has
been generally favorable for curing.
Exccllont progress has been made
during the week with plowlnsr and fall
seeding In the Ohio Valley. Middle At?
lantic States and New England, but
erenerally throughout the Southern
Ptntes and In the Unper Mississippi
Valley the ?oil has been ton dry, and
slow profn-pcM with thin work bns heen
made. In the Ohio Valley and Middle
Atlantic States early sown grain Is
Note.?This is the last weekly Issue of
the climate ?nil crop buPelip for the
season of 1S99. Until the opening of the
- -????!, the bulletin will be issued
The sunken Terry boat Manhassett
In the stream oft Thomas' ship rail?
way, which has been a menace to
navigation, will be raised by Capt. W.
Hi French, of this place, and placed on
tho Berkley fiats near the Chestnut
street ferry dock for sale. Some time
ago when sealed bids were received by
the government to blow up and remove
the steamer, Mr. C. W. Johnston, of
Philadelphia, was the successful bid?
der, but was unable to secure pontoons
and other wrecking gear. In this harbor,
and after investigation, he turned the
work over to Capt. French, who will
begin operations next Monday. Mr. C.
T. Johnston, his son, was In town yes?
terday adjusting the matter.
Undertaker J. K. Williams lost a
very fine horse yesterday evening. The
nnlmal was taken sick late In the af?
ternoon and died about three hours
Miss Luna Fitz, of Sumter, S. C, Is
the guest of her aunt. Mrs. W. H. Han?
cock, on Berkley avenue.
Mrs. J. W. Perkins, formerly of this
place, but now of Richmond, Is the
guest of friends in town.
Mr. Bert Barnard, night operator at
the Berkley Southern States telephone
exchange, and Mr. Allen Hefley. left
yesterday evening for New York to
Join In the Dewey welcome.
Mr. J. L. Mercer, of Elizabeth City,
N. C, was. in town yesterday.
Mr. C. B. White has added a new
boiler and engine tc his wood mill, at
the foot of Main street.
Hatlle. the little daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Meginnle, Is quite 111 with
diphtheria, at their home, on Eleventh
Mr. Eva F-therldgc, who has been on
a visit in the home of Mr. Hall, left
yesterday for her home, In Elizabeth
M iss Jennie Perry Is the guest of her
sister, Mrs. G. L. Thompson, on Berk?
Mrs. S. B. Hogo Is quite sick at her
home, on Lee street extended.
Miss Loll a M. Rogerson. of Po'ers
burg, is the guest of Mrs. E. T. Drew
ry. No. 61 Liberty street.
Mr. W. A. Jr.ekeon. of South Nor?
folk, returned yestrrdsy afternoon from
a business trip In Eastern North Caro?
See advertisement In this Issue for
!?e<\)ed b'ds for $25,000 town improve?
The four-masted schooner Fannie C.
Rrown is undergoing repairs at the
STANDING OF CLUBS.
Won. Lost. Per Ct.
Brooklyn .'.... 92 40 .697
Philadelphia.S7 51 .?30
Boston . S3 53 .010
Baltimore . 78 55 '.5SG
St. Louis .7S 62 .557
Cincinnati... 76 63 .547
Chicago -. 70 6S .607
Louisville. 69 70 .496
Pittsburg . 69 71 .493
New York. 53 79 .410
Washington . 49 88 .358
Cleveland . 20 120 .137
ST. LOUIS. 15; CLEVELAND, 3.
St. Louis, Sept. 26.?The Pertectos I
slaughtered Knepper's curves and |
finished first In a one-sided contest
Tho only feature wns tho hard, clean j
hitting or the home team. Attendance.
Score by innings: R.H.E.
St. Louis .. ..1 2 1 2 2 2 2 3 x?1G 22 6
Cleveland .. ..2^ 0 0 0 0 0 1 0- 3 12 2
Batteries: Young ond O'Connor;
Kncpper and Sugden. Umpires?Con?
nolly and Warner. Time?Two heurs.
CHICAGO, 0?0; PITTSBURG. 5?12.
Chicago, Sept. 26.?A very small
crowd shivered through 'the continuous
show of seventeen Innings to-day to
see the Pittsburgh give the Orphans
two shut outs. Both Chicago pitchers
were hit hard and most miserably sup?
ported, while Leever and Hotter were
at their best and were almost perfectly
bocked up. Second game called at the
end of eighth on account of darkness.
Rcnrn Viy tnninm-_Ti-TT.TC
Chicago .0 0000000 0? 0 5 4|
Plttsburg .. ..3 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0? 5 10 0
Batteries: Garvln nnd Chance; Lecv-1
er and Bowerman. Timn?1:30.
Score by innings: R.H.E.
Chicago.0 0000000?0 4
Pittsburgh .1 0 1 5 0 0 0 5?13 11 2
Ratteries: Taylor and Donahue;
Hotter and Schrlver. Umpires?Mc?
Donald and O'Day. Time?1:45
THE PRIZE FIGHTERS.
PETER MAHER WHIPS CALIFOR-1
NIA HEAVY WEIGHT.
(By Telegraph to Virglnlan-Pllot.)
New York, Sept. 26.?Seven thousand
persons saw Peter Maher knock out Joe
Kennedy, the California heavy weight
in the second round In the Ixmox Ath?
letic Club arena to-night. Before the
fight the betting was 2 to 1 on Maher,
but his victory was even easier than
his friends had expected. The knock?
out blow which Maher delivered was
practically a double left swing and hook
on the jaw. following a right hand
swing on the opposite side of the jaw.
Kennedy fell as If hit with an axe, and
though ho was unable to regain his
feet within the allotted ten seconds, he
recuperated very quickly and walked to
his dressing room within two minutes
after he was floered.
??nie ol i'lnyfrf
fry Telegram* te Virgtnlan-Pllat.l
Detroit, Mieli., Sept. 26.?Prealseat
Var.flerbeek, of the Datrett Waster*
Lenfrus Club, this afterneon eensnm
mctt'i a sale to the St. Louis National
League Club of Pitcher Thomas, Catch?
er Buelew and Third Baseman Dlllard.
I id port mi i < mihrnpti-y Ttrctatnn.
'By Telegraph to VIr*lnl?n-Pilot.i
Dubuque, la., Sept. 25.?Juago Shlras
to-day established a precedent In bank?
ruptcy law. He held that one member
of a firm can file a petition and have
other members declared bankrupt If
good and suffio'.ent cause is given. If
the party alleged to be bankrupt dees
not contest then the prayer of the pe?
titioner will be granted.
the Venezuela ISevolt,
<By Telegraph to VIrglnlan-Pllrit*
Caracas, Sept. 25.?General Manuel
Guzman" Alvarez, Governor of the Pro?
vince of Bermudez, has revolted against
tha Venezuelan Government.
OMEN do suffer! !?!
Even so-called healthy women suffer!^
But they are not healthy I
The marks left hy pain are on the young faces of Aianf of.?^fvv
daughters. Pain that leaves its mark comes from a ccrabl'a'
cause.. If that cause is not removed it?
influence reaches out and overshadows ?
whole life. The reason Lydia E. Pinkhar?'?
Vegetable Compound has bean ao ??.Y?.}
formly successful for ever a quarter of a
century in overcoming the suffering of
women, is that it is thorough and goet.
directly to the cause. It is a woman'*
remedy for woman's ills,
Miss Emily P. Haas, of 148 Freeman
St., Greenpoint, Brooklyn, N. Y.. writes:
"Dear Mrs. Pinkham?I wish to
etate that I used your Vegetable Com?
pound with the greatest success. I
was very sick for nearly a year with
hysteria. was down-hearted and
nervous; alsi suffered with painful
menstruation and pain in back and
limbs. I often wished for death,
thinking nothing weeld cure me. I
had doctors, bnt their medicines did
mo no geod. At last, hy the advice
of a friend, I began to take Lydia B.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound,
and I am happy te say it has entire?
ly cured me.
Jekkic Shrruan, of Fremont,
Mich., Bex 74S, writes:
"Dear Mrs. Pikeuam:?I feel
that I mast writo you and tell
you what your medicine has
done for me. I had neuralgia
of the stomach for twe years',
60 bad that I ceald not de any
work. I had twe er threo dee
tors, but did not seem te get any bet?
ter. I began taking Lydia E. Pink
ham's Vegetable Compound and Livor
Pills and improved from the first, had
better appetite, and after taking throe bottles ef Campeund
and one box of Liver Pills, can say that I em eured. Your
Vegetable Compound is a wonderful medisiee."
FURNITURE I STOVES f
Largest stock ever shown in Berkley. ?
Bedroom Suits, Ghiffoniors, China Olossts, Couches, Giuirs, Rockers.
And in fact everything pertaining to housekeeping.
HEATING AND COOKING STOVES,
All sizes and kinds, purchased before the advance. We are therefore pre?
pared to give the very lowest prices. A call solicited.
W. L_. BERKLEY & CO.,
Waverley Building. Chestnut Street, Berkley._
RE7VJ?\ZKL- SAL Er.
I will move my stock of Furniture to South Norfolk, and I now effer t? th?
nubile n last chance nl the old stand cor ner Liberty and Seventh streets, Monday,
Tuesday and Wednesday only. H?nds?me Bprinr Ed?e Couch. $7 00: Kxtt* Fine
Sideboards $11.73. Handsome Rockers to r $1.69; Handeomo lo ploce Bedroom Suit,
P. H. DEANS, Cor. Liborly and 7th Streets.
(MBU (MRS THE WHY
(Continued from First Page.)
Johannesburg: which asserts that the
delay is creating tho worst possible
Impression In the minds of the Bur arb?
ors, who tauntingly bnnst that while
Great Britain depreciates delay en the
part of the Beers she Intentionally and
unnecessarily prolongs the centreverey
because she la ?fraid to follow up her
own game of bluff with the argument
BOERS EAGER TO FIGHT.
Reports are heard on all sides of the
eagerness of tho Boers to start hos?
tilities, and their postponement Is said
to be due to the restraining influence
of General Joubert. A circumstantial
Tumor ffg"Irr circulation thai General
Joubert has received Imperative orders
from the armed Burghers that unless
he Is prepared to take the Initiative
within a short period he must relin?
quish his command of the army. This
Is looked upon as Instructive Indication
of the Boer feeling.
The Times to-day has a dispatch from
Pletermarltzburg. Natal. ? repnrtlng
that a meeting which has aroused a
strong feeling among the loyalists was
held by the Afrikanders. A strongly
worded resolution was passed, asking
the Government to recall the colonial
forces on the border, as their presence
there ds inimical to peace and calcu?
lated to cause trouble with their fel?
The Indications at the agency of the
Transvaal Government In this city
point to the belief that war Is Inevi?
table. Preparations are being made for
removing the furniture from the head?
quarters, and the gloomiest Impression
in regard to the outcome of the crisis
appears to prevail.
The Secretary of State for the Home
Department, Sir Matthew White Rid?
ley, speaking this evening at Blackpool,
indicated that the question of suzerain?
ty would not be used to force an Is?
sue In the Transvaal.
He said, how?v?r, that tne British
Gevernmewt weuls Insist npea a re?
drew ef the flrrlevsMcaa ef the ?nHaul?
er*. u*4er the oevvastlnnc ef 1M1 and
ISM. If thest eenvtwt'ens ha? been as?
sert* to, he deelared, tha preaeat
euarral weuld never bar? aeea bear*
AS TTTTvTTO TN tVHRMANT.
Berlin, Sept. lt.?Thr publltatUa st
Mr. Chawberlaln's taWgram* ra Sir
Alfred Mllner, British High Commis?
sioner In South Africa, calls forth but
few comments from the German press.
The optimistic views expressed yester?
day have given way to a general feel?
ing In many quarters that war Is In?
evitable, and that the ceurse of the
British policy Is merely a ruse te rain
time te complete the sanitary prepara?
TUB BOERS BE-S IN LOOTTNOr..
London, Sept, 2?.?The Cape Tew-n
eerreepeneenl ef tho Dally News says:
"The Beers have begun leering" en
the western border of the Transvaal.
A house at Llchtenburg belonging: to a
British subject was looted In hU ab?
sence, everything portable being car?
ORIGINATED BY CHAMBRRXIN.
London, Sept. 2S.? Sir William Vornan
SEALED BIDS WILL BE HECEIVED
by C. I* OKI, Recorder, of the
ttnn of Berkley, Virginia, until
MONDAY, THE STH DAT OF OCTO?
at 13 ."n., for all or any part of
$K,090 6 TER CENT. "GENERAL, IM?
PROVEMENT BONDS" OF THE
TOWN OF BERKLEY. VA.
paid bonds to bn In denomination of 11.060
each, payable .10 years from date of Isiue,
interest on the whole amount payable
The right Is reserved to reject any or
C. L. OLD.
JOHN S. ETHERIDGE.
LIVERY AND BOARDING) STABLE*
Ntrfniv ant rir;o?-nutii trad* aolIelUs.
X.w Phon? Ko l.ltl
Harcourt writes to the Times denying
that the controversy regarding suzer?
ainty was Introduced by the Transvaal
government. He says It was originated
by Mr. Oamherlln In his dispatch, of
September 1?. lt?T.
H1TV?RK?S *T t/Tv-Bfl PSSTKMHit)
(gy Telegraph ta Vlrginlas-Pllot.)
Calcutta, September SS.?Xe rain has
fallen sine* last reports in the vicinity
of Dirjeellng, in the lower Hlmolya,
where en Sunday night great damage
was wrought and many persona were
killed by earthquakes, floods and land?
slide*. During lest night several other
landslltos oceurred. The Phool Bazaar
wae eempletely overwhelmed and iOO
percent lest their lives.
At Tajssengbuetee twenty-ene bodies
have been reeevere?, aad rt la believed
that twenty ethers have parishe-d.
At ?srjeellnc one hundred fatalities
Landslides have a\so eeourred at
Murmeh, and there, .too, Several wero
No organisation oaa permanently ex?
ist without Ufe: Thsre sen bo no life
when the members fail to '-attend'< the
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