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PORTSMOUTH ADVERTISEMENTS,NORFOLK LOCAL, TELEGRAPH CONTlNUED-BE^RvlNIRWsi
*_ \ GREAT REDUCTION SALE From 20 to 2$ per cent, saved by buying your CLOTHING AT THE The Leading Clothiers, Tailors, .;a Hatters and Furriers. 214 High Street, Portsmouth, Va. ?iim Men's $50 Outfit Free. * For particulars call at store. Clothing at Prices Never Bet?re Known Considering Quality and Workmanship. [fr GOODS FOR THEIR LOWNESS STORMS POSITIVELY ABSURD. [.I COLD WEATHER COMES TOO LATE, S9.75 Men's Suits? your choice of Serges, Cheviots, Worsteds. Think of it?worth $13.00. $7-75 I ?82,25 Men's Overcoats ? black or bluo Beav? er or Kersey ? all wool?worth J10.00. Men's Overcoats ? your choice of our entiro line?.sold up SM.OO. $6 50 Men's Suits ? all wool? well mado suits?very popular styles?worth $3.00. IVlerVs Furnishings and Hats. At prices that will positively save you considerably. Everything- sold at a. very low margin of profit. SHOE DEPARTMENT?THAT GOOD S2.85 SHOE FOR MEN. Made up in the choicest Russia Calf, tan or black?all made in new foot from lasts. Sold everywhere at $1.00. Our Indies' $U.0O Shoes aro unequalled. We have them In all new styles. Ex? tra quality for the prices at THE BRANDT CO., 213 and 215 High Street, Strictly One Price. For Cash Only. What Shall I Give Her Christmas? What Will Please Him the Most ? ?) ?) (o (o Answer; AIM UMBRELLA. Co Co THE MOST SUITABLE OF ALL PRESENTS ALWAYS USED IN RAIN OR SUNSHINE. WE HAVE A COMPLETE LINE FOR LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, WITH ALL THE LATEST HANDLES IN COLD, SILVER, BUCK HORN, ROSEWOOD, JAPANESE, ETC. CALL AND SEE THEM. ?5 Q) ? ?) Hatters and Furriers. 318 HIGH ST. [9 GUNS, RIFLES, AMMUNITION ... and everything in ... portin! . N. WH8TE, OF PORTSMOUTH. "Head Comfort" THE NEW HEADACHE CURE. Cures all kinds of -HEADACHE AND NEURALGIA Acts like magic; try it. No cure, no pay. Price, 25c. Read this unsolicited testimonial?"Your 'Head Comfort' is indeed what you claim It to bo, ui.il more, it made a new head for mo In a few moments, and is worth four times its price. Gratefully yours, MRS. WITIIERSPOON. HOI First street. FOR SALE BY Jerome P. Carr, Wholesale and Retail - CUT RATIO, DRUGGIST - "Cor. Court oud County and Green, near Hart streets. _ A FULL LINE OF ALL KINDS OF CHRISTMAS GOODS AT EMMETT DEANS. REMEMBER 'THAT EVERY HALF-DOLLARS' WORTH ENTITLES \OU TO A GUESS FOR THE HANDSOME DOLL. EMMETT DERNS, TERMS?CASH. 3?0 HIGH STREET. Watches, Diamonds, Jewelry, SilYarwara, Cut Glass, Ornamantal Clocks. For thirty-one years we have in a measure been supplying the demands of the public in the above goods. This season our stock Is larser than ever, and, as heretofore, has been carefully selected In person. C. S. SHERWOOD, 206 High Street, Portsmouth, Va. Patent Medicines at Cost! J. W. S. BUTT & CO., DRUGGISTS - - 513 MIDDLE ST. 9 To the consumers who bring the mos t empty "W. & J. PARKER'S EUREKA" flour sacks to 701 Crawford street on Jariuary 6th will bo given live prizes, viz: To the highest, 10 bags Eureka Flour. I To tho next 2 bags Eureka Flour. To the next, 6 bags Eureka Flour. To tho next 1 bag Eureka Flour. To tho next 3 bags Eureka Flour. | BRAMBLETON. The G. I. A. of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers gave a social at Ingrain's Hall Monday night, which was graced by the presence of a large number of guests. The following pro? gram was rendered: Piano Solo . Selected Miss Fannie Powell. (Miss Hena Moses, accompanist.) Recitation . "Papa's Letter" Miss Sarah Moore. Piano solo .Miss Grace Whltehurst (Mrs. Hennelly, accompanist.) Piano Solo . Miss Lawler Selection. "Sunny Tennessee" Temple Quartette ? Messrs. W. H. Hievos, iirst tenor; O. T. Gran? ger, second tenor; P. V. Fitch ett, basso; J. H. Roberts, baritone. Recitation . "The Last Hymn" Miss E. Virginia Grape. Clog Dance.Miss Dalsie WInslow Plauo Solo .'.?. Prof. Sinister Recitation . Miss Bessie Hickey Recitation . Miss Hazel Cannon Cakewalk . Miss Colonna Refreshments were served,after which the social closed. AN EVENING FIRE. The% nlarm of fire about S:15 o'clock last riight carried the uptown depart? ment to tlus residence of Mrs. Mar? garet Stone, No. 117 North Maltby ave? nue, where a blaze was issuing from the second story of the building, caused by a door swinglng_ back and knocking a lighted kerosene lamp from the hands of her daughter, Miss Fannie Stone, and setting fire to the bedding and several pieces of clothing, entirely destroying them. The flames were iiut out by one of the extinguishers from the chemical engine. The walls of the room were considerably damaged by smoke. Loss about $50, on which there was no in? surance. BRIEF MENTION. The choir and Sunday school of Trin? ity M. E- Church are having regular rehearsals preparatory to giving a Christinas entertainment on the 2Gth of December. Rev. Dr. J- J. Hall is still quite sick at the Baptist pastorlum, on Park ave? nue, but was somewhat Improved last evening. Mrs. Maggie Morse, of Jameson ave? nue, is reported by the members of the W. C. T. U. as being In destitute cir? cumstances. She lias six children and Is in creat need of food and clothing. The case is reported to be one that ap? peals lo public charity. The Enterprise Society of McKendreo/ M. E. Church will meet to-day at 3:30 p. m. The Parsonage and Aid Society are requested to unite with them. Captain L. A- Batten, of the Norfolk. Virginia Beach nnd Southern railroad, has moved his family from Munden Point, Princess Anne county, to No. 222 Windsor avenue. BRIEF ITEMS OF INTEREST. Emory Owen, a United States sailor, was carried to St. Vincent's hospital yesterday for treatment for a mashed foot.' Mrs. Cecil and Mrs. Marshall left for Richmond to-day to visit friends. Mr. Leroy W. Davis and a party of friends leave to-day for a trip io Rag? ged Ifland Shooting Club, to be gone cieveral days, looking for game. Mr. James A. Bryan, president of the Atlantic and North Carolina railroad, was in Norfolk yesterday. Mr. P. B. McNalr, a prominent Wil? mington, N. C, business map, spent yesterday here on business. Mr. and Mns. Albert C. Jones and the Misses Mi A. and Ruth Jones, of New York, were guests yesterday of the Monticello. Mr. H. W. Holmes, of Norfolk, was registered at the Continental Hotel, New York, Monday. THE WELD ESTATE. IMPORTANT CASE ABGITRD BY NORFOLK ATTORNEY. The Supreme Court of Massachusetts now has under consideration a case of much Interest to the Atbemarle nnd Chesapeake Canal Company, since upon its determination hinges .the op? portunity of that company 'to recover the shortage of about $10.000 lett by President Franklin Weld, who ab? sconded several years ago. The case arose on the construction of the will of Weld's father, by which WrcU\ is left a large estate. Weld, as Is known, died a few months after absconding from Norfolk, and If the will is con? strued -as bequeathing the estate to him in fee simple, the canal com? pany will recover the shortage. The estate left by Weld's father Is valued at about $200,000. The case was argued before the Supreme Court bf Massa? chusetts last week by Mr. A. P. Thorn for the canal company, and counsel for the Weld estate. Mr. Thorn re? turned to the city a few days since. Norfolk Heir to an Estate. The Richmond Leader last night says: At yesterday's session of the County Court of Chesterfield, a motion was made by Louis O. Wendenburg, counsel for Mr. W. T. Taylor, of Norfolk, an heir to the estate or the late W. C. Lips comb, to remove B. R. Lipscomb as ex? ecutor for the estate of W. C. Llpscomb. Mr. Wendcnburg stated that his client Intended to offer an objection to the appointment of Mr. B. It. I.lpscomb as executor when the .appointments were first made, but. as the laic Mr. John T. Alvey was made Joint executor, the objection was waived. The motion made by Mr. Wendenburg was docketed for a hearing at the next term of the County Court, The notice was served on Mr. Lipscomb yesterday morning, and it was stated that his re? moval would be asked for on certain reasons contained In the notice. Baptist S. S. Union. This association met in Its quarterly session at the Bank Street Baptist Church last Sunday with a full repre? sentation of schools composing the union. The reports and exercises of schoeU were excellent. Great manf*S!p tatton of renewed cnorts to carry on the great mission work was shown. Af? ter a spirited session the association SACRIFICE SALE! r.elntr compelled to move January 1st, I will'scll anything In my store, consist? ing of Furniture, Stoves, Mattings, Cloth? ing, Shoes Dry Goods, etc.. at a sacri? fice, if you need anything In this line It will pay you to call. No reasonable of? fer refused. ?. GOODMAN COR. HIGH AND WASHINGTON STS. BERKLEY NEWS AND ADVERTISEMENTS WEDDING BELLS. Electric Street Railway to be Ex? tended Nearly Three Miles. Donlh or Sirs. Jlnry C'liewuluar? Young I'ooplc Te>l Wliy TUej Not er U i> r rief I-It l*nys lu ,\Uvonl?c> lu i lie Vircl?t?n?i'lio(i Mr. Charles J. Rountreo and Miss Florence Virginia Ainlstcad were quietly married at the parsonage of tho Lib? erty Street M. E. Church, South Nor? folk, yesterday evening at S o'clock, the pastor of the church. Rev. Paul Bradley, oiliciating, the ceremony being performed in the oresence of u few of the Immediate friends of the contract? ing parties. Miss Maggie Borden was first brides? maid and Miss Blanche Norton acted as second bridesmaid. The best man was Mr. Walter It. Gallup, and Mr. P. L. Douglass acted as ush--r. The bride was becomingly attired In a dark suit, with hat and gloves to correspond, and carried bride roses. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. M. llalstead, of the county, and is very handsome and popular- ' The groom is a well known young man and trusted employe of the Tunis Lumber Company. After congratulations the happy cou? ple were driven to tho home of Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Johnson. South Norfolk, where they will board for the present. THE STREET RAILWAY; The Berkley Electric Railway Com? pany made n survey to extend Its street car line to Money Point. The distance now to be railed, from the end of the present lino at the South Norfolk Park, to the point above mentioned, is two and one-half miles. Tho survey is down the county road and Is with one execution almost an air line. When completed this, with the present three miles of track, will make five miles and a halt of track. This, of course, will necessitate tlie addition of another how car to connect with the ferry every fifteen minutes, thus making a round trip with each car every hour. The company now has three cars on the line. The cost of ibis Improvement will aggregate $.10.000. The fare will remain at r> cents per trip each way. Tho president, Mr. T. H. Synon, and superintendent, Mr. William TiUotson, arc .enterprising gen fernen, as has been evidenced by the rapid progress they have made within the past two years In extending and Improving the street car line. These gentlemen Intend to extend their line In other directions In the town, but nothing will be done In this direction until the above improvements arc completed. RECEPTION TO PASTOR. The family of the new minister of Chestnut Street M. E. Church will ar? rive litis evening and b-> giwn a, pound? ing tit the parsonage The ladies of tho church will be lit the parsonage to receive pounds be? tween the hours of 10 a. m. and G p. in. DEATH. Mrs. Mary Clieivning, widow of the kite John W. Chewnlng. dlid yesterday about 10 o'clock a. m. She was 71 years of- age. Her funeral will take place at the residence of her s?ri-ln-law, Dr. George W. Wallace, Berkloy, Vn., at 4 p. m. Wednesday, December 13th. Mrs. Chewnii g was a sister of Colon 1 John B. Strang.-, who is well known by some of the old citiaens of Norfolk -as tho principal pf the Norfolk Academy and a gallant Confederate officer. Mrs. Chpwnlng was an exemplary woman In all the relations of life. Her remains will be forwarded to Kenwlck, Albe marle county, Va., Thursday morning for interment. BREVITIES. See advertisement In this Issue cod? ing for some one to act as scavenger for the town. e Mr. How ard Marshall, one of the elec? tricians at the Berkley Electric Light Company's plant, while adjusting some of the machinery that was in motion, had the misfortune to get one ot the ling, is on his right hand nearly severed Monday night. Mrs. R. E. Wood continues quite 111 nt her home, corner Virginia and Clif? ton streets. The tlnancial report of the Council should have read as follows: Amount on hand, 53.600.30; disbursements. J3.12S.01; balance on hand. S1S0.S9. The omission of one llgure In yesterday's re pert showed tiuite a discrepancy. Mr. W; T. Trueblood, who has been spending a short while In South Nor? folk, left yesterday morning for his home near Oklsko, N. C. The proprietor of the Cyclone branch store, on Liberty street, desires to stale that ho is very much. gratified with the results of his auction sale, advertised Sunday in this paper. Prof. A. r>. Woodworth visited Prof. C. E. Newman, principal of the Co Educatlonnl Institute, yesterday. Rev. J. W. Wei Ions, of Durham. N. C. who 1s In this section on a visit to his niece. Mtg. Finch, of Norfolk, spent n short while with Rev'. M. P. Porter, pastor of Main Street Christian Church, and Prof. Newman yesterday. Mrs. John Owens, of the county, died at St. Vincent's Hospital. Norfolk, early yesterday morning, af:cr an ill nes.w of several days. Her remains were taken to the family residence, from which the funeral will bo con? ducted to-day. "Why wo wore never Married," was told by a number ot maids and bache? lors In a varied manner last night, at the residence of Mrs. Stanley Rogers, on Pine street, in addition a special musical and literary program was ren? dered, and the occasion was pro? nounced by all present a grand suc? cess. , BERKLEY ADVTS. ' Herkley. Vs., Dec. 12, 1S39. -Jgins WILL UK RECEIVED FOR TUB REMOVAL OF NIGHT SOIL from the town of Berkley until FRIDAY, the 22nd lust. For particulars as to time, bend. Sec., apply to C, L OLD, Recorder, Town of Berkley, Va. del3-we,su,tu-3t Bread, Cakes and Candy. FIRST CLASS GOODS ONLY. Free delivery anywhere In Berkley or South Norfolk. CABLER'5 BAKERY, Berklev avenue, third door east of Main street. dc3-su,we,fr-lm THE FINEST OF LYWNHA7EM OUSTERS I can be had at the BERKLEY CAFE by the barrel or by the inensures. PARKS & ETHE RIDGE. nol"-eod-lm _i_ Coal, Wood, FOid and Building Material Thankful for past generous patronage, and soliciting a continuance of same, no? tice is hereby given that for the best Egg, Sto?e. Nut und Splint Coals, Hay, Corn and Mill Feed. Bricks, Linie Ce mei.t, etc., call 011 J. II. Jncocks, cor. Mala St and Mahone Ave., Berkley, Va., 1 who guarantees satisfaction or money I refunded. Both phones. OctlS-eodtf JOHN S. ETHERIDGE. LIVEItT AND HOARDINQ STAHLGa 1IEHKLET. VA. Norfolk and I'orinmoutu trada ?oUcltcd. Nan i'hune No. l.20i. adjourned to meet with Bute Street BaptUt Church Sunday school the sec? ond Sunday In March, 1900. ATLANTIC CITY, George Cnx. the 5-year-old son of Mrs. Delia Perdue, dieJ at the home of his mother, Avenue A, of diphtheria at noon yesterday. The funeral will be private to-day. The first quarterly conference of Le? ides' Memorial M. IS, Church was held last night with the presiding cider, Rev. Yv\ E. Judkins. D. D? in the chair. Plans were laid for providing for the several assessments laid upon the church for the support of I ho various Christian enterprises this year. The Atlantic City W. C. T. TJ. will meet at their hall, on Colley avenue, at 3:30 o'clock to-morrow afternoon. The lYlontlcollo Concert. One of the most pleasing concerts of the season was given by Prot Krucger's orchestra at the Monticello last even? ing. The orchestral music was Inter sperced with several solos by Mr. W. 13, Crowell. These were a treat. Mr. Crowell was encored a number of times. Mr. Stokes' enterprise ami solicitation for the social enjoyment of his guests as evidenced in these concerts Is win? ning much praise for him. and at the same time the people are saying that he could not easily have secured a better director than Prof. Krueger. Continued from Pagel. Seventeenth Infantry, surrounded and captured in a village near Malasqul, a party of guerillas who had made their headquarters there. The party Included the band which assassinated seven officials at Malasqul for friend? liness to the Americans. All are insurgents, who became ban? dits when the disintegration of the Filipino army began. They kept the country around Malasqul In a state of terroT for several weeks, and com mit teed twenty-five murders in less than that number of days. When they were caught they were promptly sent to General MacArthur's headquarters nt Bayambnng by train. . It Is expected that they will be speed? ily tried, and cither shot or hung as an example. IN Till I PHILIPPICS RETREAT FROM RIDGE TO RIDGE Continued from Page I. forced his way through, using the bayonet freely. The Boer losses were considerable. The British losses were the following: "'Lieutenant Forgussen and eleven men killed, three ollieers and forty-one men wounded: six men captured." ' LADY WILSON EXCHANGED. London, Dec. 13.?A special dispatch from Lourenzo Marques says a Boer telegram from Mufcklng nunounces that Lady Sarah Wilson, aunt, of tho Duke of Malborough, who was captured by the Boers while acting as a corre? spondent for the London Dally Mall, has been exchanged for a Boer woman, who was a prisoner at Mafeklng. PRESIDENT STEYN'S REPORT. Pretoria, Sunday. Dec. 10.?President Steyn has sent the following detail of the light at Stormberg Junction: "The British, with two cannon, at? tacked the Doers, under Swanepoel and Oliver, and stormed the Boers entrenched positions on the Kopjes. After a severe tight, they were com? pelled to surrender. The prisoners are Major Sturges, six oflicers and 230 non-commissioned olli? eers and men of the Northumberlands and two officers and about 250 non? commissioned officers and men of the Irish Fusiliers. It Is impossible to state the number of dead or wounded British. The Boers captured three cannon nnd two ammunition wagons." HMSCOVEmr* LFon THE BiLOQP.a-BVEK.tLgJMGS. I 500 REWARD i Wo will pay the above reward for any ease of Liver Complaint. Dyspepsia, S ek Headache, " Indigestion, Constipation or Costiveness we cannot cure with Llvt-rlta, the Fp-To-Date Little Uver Pill, when the directions are strictly complied with. They are purely Vegetable, und never fall to give satisfaction. 2ic. boxes contain 100 Pills, 10c. boxes contain AO Pills. Sc. boxes contain 15 Plus. Beware of substl MEDICAL A most successful remedy has b?n found for sexual weakness, such as !m-! potency, vartcocele, shrunken organs, net? : vous debility, lost manhood, night emis? sions, premature discharge and all other I results of self-abuse or excesses. It cures any ease of the difllculty, never falls to restore the organs to full natural strength and vigor. The Doctor who made this wonderful discovery wants to let/every man know about It. He will, ? therefore, send the receipt, giving tho various -Ini gredlents to be used, so that all men at a trifling expense can cute themselves. Ho sends tho receipt free and all the readers need do Is to send'his name and address io I.. \V. Knapp. M. D., 1953 HUH Uldg . Detrlot, Mich., requesting tho free receipt as reported in this paper. It is a. generous offer, and all men ought to be glad to have such an opportunity. nol2-su. we-tf ^fi Stamped on a Shoe &B * MEANS STANDARD OF MERIT Some Jacksonian Shoe Ideas Southern people ate celebrated for their high sense of honor, then generous hospitality, their devoted fiicndships and the loyal championing; of thcll ideas. These splendid traits are convertible Into shoe language and exactly describe our ) "Harvard" Shoe Elaclc Wax Call. Russia Call. Black. Kid and Enamel Leather. and our (trademark) ?9 Hand-Sewed Welt Shoe for WOMEN AUSbta and II itftft* Fine Black Glace Kid. Patent Leather Tip, in Button and Lace. These shoes arc the embodiment of the high? est shoe honor. They ure made of the very best material, in the very best manner, and in the very best style and finish. They ate also generously hospitable to the feet?receiving the led in the kindest fashion, ami putting them immediately at perfect case, and bestowing upon them every comfort?so delightful is this hospitality that the feet feel at once at home. No stillness, no tightness, awkwardness or newness, no pinch nor pain, but hist that charming sense of foot happiness that people think they can only find in the old shoes. They are the best shoes in the world at the price, nml equal those of the best of other makes that cost horn one to two dollars more. We send a pair of cither ol these grand shoes, prepaid, to any part of the United States ou ieceipt of We will forward our beautifully Illustrated catalogue to any address, free of charge, if you will simply write 11? and ask for it; and in this j catalogue will be found full directions lor measuring your feet, and how to send the money lor the shoes with your order. We have one ol the largcstand best equipped Mail Order Departments, having a force ol over sixty cleiks. _ ALFRED J. CAMMEYER 6th Avenue and 20th Street, New York City Tie People Sow Realize it A little over a year ago we advertised that we would sell one stove of our make to anybody as low as a dealer could buy a carload. Then our trado was limited to Virginia and North Carolina. Since wa advertised this we have shipped them to every State from New York to Florida; and as far Weit as Ohio?right In tho heart of other stove manufacturers. Nothing but praise comes from these States for their baking qualities and ex? cellent finish. Tho celebrated Fltz. Le0 Cook Stovo Is destined to be in more homes In mure States than any other stove ever made. Write for Information. SOUTHEBH 5I0KE-W0EK8, 815 to 827 North Seventeeath SL \ RICHMOND, VA.