THE CITY OF PORTSMOUTH?NEWS AND ADVERTISEMENTS.
IN A PARAGRAPH.
The Latest Happenings of a Per
conal and General Nature.
IN AND AROUND PORTSMOUTH
Gathered on tho Street?, at the Hotels, In
Counting Itooms and Elsewhere, and
1'ut In Abbreviated Form tor tho INI Id?
eation ofltcndcrs of tho Ylrgluinti-l*Uot
?Tho Movements or People?Snap
Allots at Events lu Which tho 1'ubUa Ik
General E. F. Durand, Inspector Gen?
eral of the Uniformed Hank, K. of p.,
is here in the interest of the order.
General Durand is well-known to
Portsmouth Pythlans, having been here
on n number* of occasions in the past.
He Is now representing- the M. C. LI I ley
Company, of Columbus, Ohio.
A family party assembled in the Sun?
day school room of Wright Memorial
Church on Sunday morning, the occa?
sion being the christening of Charles
Elmer and Lottie, children of Mr. and
Mrs. C. L. Cadmus, of South Ports?
mouth. The ceremony was performed
by the Rev. George E. Hooker, and the
.part of godmother was taken by Miss
Stephen Mitchell, colored, was charg?
ed in Justice Pecd's court yesterday
with entering the homo of Henry Bat?
tle, In Brighton, and stealing clothing
valued at $20. The case was continued
for further evidence.
Miss Pearl Tucker, of Court street,
has returned from a visit to friends
Mrs. H. "W. Robie. of this city, has
returned from a visit to her father in
Binghnmpton, N. Y.
A license was issued in the Hustings
Court yesterday for the marriage of
Nicholas D. Napotl to Mary Casclono,
the ceremony to take place on the 22d.
Attention is called to John A. Mor?
ris' advertisement of a complete line of
fall and winter suitings.
A negro 'man has been loading around
Scott street, between Washington and
Green streets, for several nights. Ho
has assaulted several ladles on different
occasions. Ho will be watched and if
repeated he will fare badly.
A colored man named Mitchell has
been committed to the cquntv Jail for
stealing $40 worth of <>lm..,ng from a
man named Henry Huttlo on October
Chief Tynan Is in receipt of n letter
from a woman named Mary Ann
"WoodtiH, at G?hl. N. C, inquiring about
her son who has run away from home.
She requests that ho be shloed back at
once If found.
Mntthcw Russell, the young negro
from Norfolk who stole hose from one
of the stores on County street and
cigars from Mr. H. L. Hud gins, was
given six mouths In each case.
Messrs. Charles T. Bland and N. B.
Daughtrcy, lessees of the Lyceum
Theatre, left last night for New York
to book the best companies that can
be secured for tho Lyceum.
The hunting pan'-, of which mention
has boon made, left Sunday night for
the Meherrin river on a week's gunning
The Blue Front Club left last night
for Pagan Creek on a gunning expedi?
tion in Mr. B. Fauth's yacht.
Captain John H. Thompson has sutli
clcntly recovered from his Injuries re?
ceived in tho yard several days ago to
be able to report for due yesterday.
There will be a meeting of the joint
ferry committee the latter part of the
The funeral of Mr. Richards' little
chlhl took place Sunday afternoon at
their residence in Park View. The re?
mains wore interred In Oak Grove
A small white child fell over off the
bridge at Port Norfolk Sunday and
came near being drowned.
There nre two marriages announced
for this week.
Sunday night a horse belonging In a
livery stable man in Norfolk, which
had been hired to three colored men,
ran away in Godwin street and threw
the men in a pile of railroad Iron, bruis?
ing them up considerably.
The Park Rose Buds' meeting Sun?
day afternoon was largely attended and
\mik highly appreciated,
The meeting at Central Church con?
tinues to grow in interest. The meet?
ing Sunday night was a very line one.
The free will offering at the Fourth
Street Baptist Church last night was a
Mr. C. ('. Williams, the labor candi?
date, will sneak at the corner of High
anil Crawford .streets to-night at S
There was a large attendance nt the
opening of the County Court yester?
There Is a lively scuflle after the va?
cant positions on tl)r police force.
Rev. J. W. Mitchell left yesterday for
the Eastern Shore of Virginia to assist
in n revival meeting at that place.
Miss Hcttic McCormack, of Balti?
more, is in the city*
Mr, Joseph Anderson returned from
New York Sunday, where he had been
to buy Christmas goods.
Mr. A. J. Phillips Is in New York
looking after Christmas goods and
Tho clerks and writers In tho navy
yard were paid yesterday for the first
half of October.
A horse attached to a wagon thai be?
longed to a colored man named Wright
foil through a bridge near Western
Branch yesterday and broke Iiis log.
He had to be killed.
Mr. Henry Buntings returns thanks
to the firemen for valuable services
A dog cart Is offered for sale cheap.
Mr. John L. Watson yesterday re?
ceived a clock thai he bought In Swit?
zerland. It Is massive in appearance,
representing a hunting lodge, sur?
mounted by a deep head and i r?sscd
guns. Around the fate is a hunting
born with cord and tassels. On one
Hide hangs n life-size pheasant and on
the other a life-size hare, while a brace
of birds appear at the bottom. The
carving is of the handsomest, and
doors open at the top. through which
two little birds enter as the chimes are
Mr. Sounders and Mr. Young will
Speak to-night at Mnupln's Hall.
Tho Portsmouth "Y s" win meet to?
night, at 6 O'clock, at the home of Miss
Maggie Dempsey, No. f,o;t Dlnwlddie
Black enameled new shoe. Reward
Persons having well-located property
on High street can learn something to
t-jolr advantage bv culling on SEA
POARD REAL ESTATE CO., 314 High
THE COUNTY COURT.
Special Grand Jury Had a Busy Day?
Twenty-three Indictments Found.
The October term of the County
Court convened yesterday, with Judge
W. N. Portlock presiding-- Little was
done outside the work of the special
grand Jury, which returned the follow?
True Hills?John White, maiming;
Sam Daniels, felony; Chas. William?,
felony; Blllle Sledge a,nd Mack Pearce,
felony; Joshua Upton, forgery; John
Coleman, robbery; Louis Carey, bur?
glary; Chan. Williams, felony (No. 2);
Wilson Cox. felony; Henry Cox, felony;
Henry Snow, mulmtng; John While,
felony (No. 1); John White, felony (No.
2); George Mann, felony; Jackson Wil?
liams, murder: Thos: Tucker, maiming;
Smith Hurfurd, felony; Alonzo Baxter,
maiming; John Stellt, robbery.
Not True Bills?Mike Cromer, as?
sault; John Smith, alias "Weldon Smith,
i >n niiulon of the defendant, the case
of John Stclff was continued to the
John White and Wilson Cox were
each recognized in the sum of $500 for
The court appointed Wm. T. Cooke
administrator of James Cooke In bond
of $300, and also appointed O. B.
Holmes a special policeman in Tan?
ner's Creek district.
The following cases wore sot for trial,
the dates being specified:
Mary E. Walker, felony, set for
Thursday, 18th; J. C. Hutchlns, mur?
der, Friday, 26th; James Smith, mur?
der. Tuesday, 23d: Silas Washington,
murder. Wednesday, 24th; James Tay?
lor, felony, Wednesday. 17th: Joe Saw?
yer, felony, Thursday, ISth; Jerry Reed,
felony. Tuesday, 23d; Sam Daniels and
John White, Tuesday, 16th; Chas. Wil?
liams, felony (No. l). Wednesday, 17th;
('has. Williams, felony (No. 2), Mon?
day. 22d; John Coleman. felony. Fri?
day, 19th; Louis Carey, felony, Satur?
day, 2nth: John White, felony, Wednes?
day, 24th: George Mann, felony; Thurs?
day. 25th; Johnson Williams, felony,
Monday, 29th; Joshua Upton, felony,
Friday, 10th: Bill Sledge and Mack
Pearce, Tuesday, 18th; Alonzo Baxter,
felony, Monday. 20th; Henry Snow,
felony, Thursday, 2.">th; Smith Rurford,
felony, Tuesday, 80th; Thos. Tucker,
felony. Tuesday, 30th; Wilson Cox,
felony, Saturday. 20th.
"THE BOHEMIAN GIRL."
Tho opera of "Tho Bohemian Girl"
was presented last night at the Ly?
ceum by the Columbia Opera Company
to a large audience, and, judging from
thr> amount of applause they received,
It was an evidence that the audience
was well pleased. The cast Is all good,
Miss Carlotta Oilman as Arllnc, who
took the leading part, was superb. She
won the hearts of tho audience by her
chnrmihg acting and her excellent
voice. Charles N. Holmes as Thad?
dens, a prescribed Pole, sustained his
part in an excellent manner, in fact,
the entire troupe acquitted themselves
in accordance with the reputation they
came here with, ami should they re?
turn they can feel assured that they
will have a crowded house.
AN INTERESTING MEETING.
Tho Missionary Society of Wright
Memorial Methodist Church held an in?
teresting meeting Sunday afternoon.
The address of the occasion was deliv?
ered by the Rev. E. H. RawllngS, pas?
tor of the Monumental Church.
A number of solos and recitations
were given by members of the society.
Prof. Fits Jones,, of Norfolk, accom?
panied Miss Minnie Bailey on the pluno
as she sang the beautiful composition,
"Jesus Miserere." Among other attrac?
tive features was a recitation by Miss
Imogene Harry Hathaway, or Berkley,
A more profitable meeting has rarely
been held by tho society.
AN ALARM OF FIRE.
The burning of a wood-house in the
rear of a dwelling In Queen street be?
tween court and Middle last night
brought out the fire department, and
was the occasion of some alarm to the
residents of the vicinity, but was pro?
ductive of no more serious conse?
quences. The firemen failed to discover
the blaze, as it was out before they
were. The alarm, which was reported
at headquarters by a citizen, was re?
sponded to by the hose cart of the
chambers Engine Company, and the
honk and ladder apparatus. The Cham?
bers engine was not called out.
BAPTIST MINISTERS MEET.
At the regular weekly meeting of the
Baptist Ministers' Association, r,f
Portsmouth und Norfolk, at the Court
Street Baptist Church yesterday morn?
ing, tho Rev. E. W. Savage reported
a splendid revival meeting he has been
conducting at Churchland.
Rev. Dr. Garrett, pastor of Court
Street church, reported the results of
a successful revival meeting he has
been holding in Kentucky.
The Rev. C. F. J. Anderson, who has
recently been appointed a Baptist mis?
sionary to Hilly, also spoke.
ON A CAMPING TRI I\
The Meherrin River Hunting Club
has gone on its annual hunting trip to
Greenville county. A complete camp?
ing ont111 was taken and the club will
go in camp for a week elcrht miles over
Ihe State lino from Margaretsvlllc, N.
C. Tho members of the part uro
Messrs. W. .1. .Toyncr, J. M. King. M.
A. Moore, Jr.. C. J. Hall. Jr., Clarence
Baker, George Balance, Roland King
and Mclvin Hunting.
The following naval orders have been
Lieutenant Wm. <\ Colo is ordered
to additional duty in command of iho
tug Tccumsch at Washington yard.
Lieutenant E. H. DeLnney Is de?
tached from tho Ranger and ordered to
the Philadelphia for line duty.
Lieutenant .1. K. Robinson Is de?
tached from (ho Philadelphia nod or?
dered to the Ranger lor line duty.
Asslstahl Paymaster P. II. Delano Is
detached from the Yoscrnite and or?
dered to duty tit Hie naval station,
(iuam, as pay officer.
CHILD BITTEN BY DOG.
A six v.ar-ohl child of Mr. Robert
Cherry, living in Hatton street, Park
View, was bitten on tho check yester?
day by a large dog with which the child
was i.lavim:. Dr, V. G. Culpoppcr was
called and dressed the wound. The ting
was kill.- i.
Wo have some real OHlato that may
be traded for lumber, bricks or any?
thing used In the building trade. The
supply is limited?call early. SEA?
BOARD REAL ESTATE CO., 214 High
Pork Vlnw Proporty for Salo Chonp.
We have a few lots at great bargains
In Park View. Best location. We will
build you a house. Call or address at
j once. TilE SEABOARD REAL ES
j T?TE CO., Rojuis 201-203 No. 211 High
RETRIBUTION CAME QUICK.
Sunday night Zncharlah Cooper
went to the hog pen of John Alexan?
der. In the rear of the old baseball
park, on the Whltehead fartn. for the
purpose of steullng some hogs. He had
a bag with him to put them in. When
he got on the rail and stepped down,
the pen being slippery, he slipped and
struck his head against the opposite
sldo of the pen, and In doing so he
broke his neck. When found yesterday
morning a portion of his head was
eaten off. The authorities were noti?
fied. Justice Matthews held an In?
quest, the jury rendering a verdict that
tho deceased came to his death from a
fall while trying to' steal hogs. This
is a case where retribution came quick,
and instead of the bogs being killed,
he wns killed himself.
TRANSFERS OF COUNTY REALTY.
Emma L. Sprat ley to N. E. Hunter.
O'Keefe street properly; ?l and other
Lola A. Hunting to R. C. Sllverwood,
Fortieth street property: $250.
Villa Heights Company to Cornelius
S. Clark, two lots Twenty-sixth street:
Elizabeth H. Hughes and Wm. H.
Hughes to Q. C. Hall, one-half interest
In 1"o acres of land near Rowers-Hill;
R. M. Wilkinson to Marlin T. Thor
sen. lot on west side of Fifth street ex?
THE HOARD OF HEALTH.
At n meeting of the Hoard of Health
last night the (dork of the board was
directed to address n letter to Mayor
Baird asking what his official action
lias been in regard to the violations of
the sewerage ordinance In the First
The Sanitary Inspector reported five
cases of eontnclous disease, three of
which are dyptheria and one typhoid
ELECTED RRIOADTER GENERAL.
Judge J. F. Crocker returned on Sat?
urday night from Staunton. where he
has been in attendance on the meeting
of tho Grand Camp. Confederate Vet?
erans. Wrhile there he was elected by
acclamation brigadier general com?
manding the First Hrlgado of the Vir?
ginia Division of the United Confed?
REPORTED FOR DUTY.
Commander J. B. Merrill. IT. S. N.. re?
ported for duty nt the navv yard yes?
terday as equipment officer.
Commander A. Dunlap is been de?
tached and ordered to Huffalo, N. Y.,
on lighthouse duty.
HOUSE OF WORSHIP DEDICATED 1
BY THE BAPTISTS.
The Baptists of Port Norfolk and
Pinner's Point dedicated their new and
beautiful house of worship last Sunday
afternoon. The house Is Romanesque
In architecture and will seat 350 per?
sons in the main auditorium. The lec?
ture-room, which is separated from the
auditorium by two large sliding doors,
will accommodate 250. The house has
one large triple window on tho north
and one on the west. These windows
are fitted with handsome beaded glass,
arranged In a most artistic manner.
Tho centre panel of the window in the
west Is tilled with beautiful glass by
.Mrs. .1. M. Jewett as a memorial to her
mother, who was the first member the
church lost by death. Tho windows In
the choir chamber are very unique in
their design. In one there Is an emblem
a harp, with the words, "Sing unto
the Lord." In the Other there Is an
emblem of a lyre, with the words,
"Praise ye the Lord." Tho building re?
flects great credit upon the congrega?
tion and Is an ornament to the town.
Dr. J. J. Taylor, pastor of Freemason
Street Baptist Church, preached the
sermon. The BUbjcct of his discourse
was "True Worship,'**and was handled
In a masterly manner. The sermon
will long be remembered as one of
ability and power. Drs. A. E. Owen,
R. B. Garret! and Revs. Samuel C.
Saundors. T. C. Skinner, W. F. Fisher,
W. V. Savage, and Rev. Mr. Lacy, nf
the Presbyterian Church, took part in
Prof. Garrott, of the Norfolk Conser?
vatory of Music, and his accomplished
wife, were present and contributed
greatly to the music, n-of. Garrott
sang as a solo the "Hills of God." anil
by his sweet and cultivated voice de?
lighted tho great congregation. Mrs.
s. R. Carney sang the "Holy City" with
pathos and power. Mrs. Lusnc. of Port
Norfolk, presided at the organ with
grace and rendered very elllclent ser
If your stomach i<= weak it should have
help. Hood's Sarsnparllla gives strength
to the stomach and eures dvspepsla and
Neat home, convenient to Seaboard
shops; corner lot: can he bought on
very easy terms little mure than rent.
SEABOARD REAL ESTATE CO., SI4
High street. It
GEN- LEE'S NEPHEW
ORDAINED TO THE PROTESTANT
tRy Telegraph to Vlrginlan-Pllot)
New Yo.k. Oct. 15.?The Rev. Ed?
ward I.oe Tanner, formerly an actor,
and at present an assistant.to the Rev.
Whiter E. Uentloy, rector of St. Ed?
mund's Protestant episcopal Church at
Ono Hundred an i Seventy-seventh and
Fleclwood avenue, has just been or?
dained by tie- Itlghl Rev. Frederick I'.
Huntington. Itlshop of Central New
Mr. Tanner Is a nephew of Gen.
Robert K. la -, ric was born In Rich
inond, Ya., and lived there for several
years. A number of years ago he
adopted the Stage is a profession and
became tin- support of - Frederick
Wnrde. Walker, Whiteslde, and othei
actors of proinlheni ?-.
During tie- last four or five years
he has been loci tig through the prin?
cipal cities in tie West at the bond of
his own company, and won favorable
Beware of Ointments for Catarrh that
contain Mercury, ^
as mercury will surely destroy the sense
of Btnell and completely derange th ?
whole system when entering' It inrcugh
tho mucous surfaces, Such union
should never be used ex'Cepl on preserlp
llona from reputable physicians, as the
damage they wii! do Is ten fold to the
good von <;in possibly thrive from them.
Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by
F. .1. Cheney .V Co., Toledo. O.. contains
no mercury, and i- taken Internally, act?
ing directly upon ii,.- blood and mucous
surfaces ot the .system. In buying Hall s
Catarrh ?'ure i>? sure you get the gen?
uine, It Is taken intornally and is made
in Toledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney & Co.
Sold by Druggists, price 76c. per bottle.
Hall s Family Pills are tho best.
which men of good taste
Department in crowded with thealargest
line of Fall and Winter Woolens that the
market can afford?workmanship ana
stvle that are the top notch?no lit? no
pay. Upon examination you will udmlt
our prices are tho lowest.
Every Suit Is the very best that can ho
produced?every suit Is stylish arid relia?
ble. No other kind comes In our stock.
Special value for
Well worth ?18.
THE BRANDT CO.
Evorythln for Men.
Top t? Toe.
213 and 215 High St.
LOST?YESTERDAY AFTERNOON, a
mau-.? black enameled Bboe, either
on Crawford or South streets. Reward
if left at this OFFICE. ucl6-3i
Ct?R SALE CHEAR IX>G CART;
-i Bill table for smj !l horse or pony;
owner Has no further use for lt. Apply
520 Middle s. t. at R. J. ARMISTEAD
& CO.'S. R
CCONTRACTOR AND BUIl.DER~OK
J all kinds carpenter work and put
thnr In glass. J. R. VIAR. 024 South
street, Portsmouth. 6cH-3t
VV ANTED.?THJ?3E <<h FOUR ?N
?? furnished room1-; desirable location;
north o'f High preferred. Address A. I,..
Norfolk Office Virginian-Pilot. ocl4-8t?
STENOGRAPHER ?ND TYPE
.writer. Situation wanted by young
M. T., this offlc
Look Out for the Big Sals!
On October 11. at the CYCLONE DE?
PARTMENT STORE, at Crawford
street, of goods that were damaged by
water at Ellcnor & Armentrout's store,
next to my place. Great bargains ean
be secured. oo7-lf>t
CARD OF THANKS.
i desire tn return thanks to Ihr firemen
of Portsmouth and Norfolk County, and
especially to the Independent Fire Com?
pany, for valuable services rendered at
the Uro nl Pcrott's store, corner Chest?
nut and County BtrcetS, on Friday night
last. W. H. BUNTING. It
Twin City Dye Works.
Suits cleaned and prfs?e<i .$!.no
Pants cleaned and pressed .35c,
Suits eleaned and dyed .$2.00
Ladles work a spci laity.
320 COUNTY ST.
ocl2-2w? G. WILSON JACKSON, Prop.
H. B. WILKINS
Has tho best Fine Railroad Slab Wood.
Also good Sheltered Pine, Oak and Ash.
The Pest free burning Nut and Stove
FOR R EI INI T.
1029 and 103-1 Glasgow
Street, 5 looms and city water:
rent ?8o0 per month.
JNO- L. WATSON.
That Long's Shoes stand for the best.
Ask us to prove it. Then
YOU KNOW IT
will be only n question of a short lime
when the shoe Inlying public will
ALL K6NSOW IT !
FINEST FOOTWEAR AT LOWEST
HENRY A. LONG.
r,A0 Crawford Street, eornor King.
Ru31-Cm. Portsmouth. Va.
LET US MAKE YOUR
Our stock of Fall and
Winter Suitings is the
most.complete we have
ever 'shown, and the
prices are very low,
consistent with first
Give Us Your Order Now,
Before tlie Rush
JOHN. A. MORRIS,
303 HIGH ST.
I BO YOU WEAR
OF COURSE YOU DO I
WE HAVE ENOUGH UNDERWEAR TO SUPPLY ALL
...THE MEN IN PORTSMOUTH,..
We sell it,at LOWER PRICES than others ask
and give you a greater assortment to select from.
Portsmouth's Reliable Gents' Outfitters.
I LEVY & JACOBS,
*g SUNDER MAD!
SON HOTEL. f|
MEN'S. LADIES' AND CHI.LRTtEN'8.
ALL NEW GOODS AT LAST YEAR'S I'HICES.
EMMETr DEANS, 8sao S?fo**"?-*
Cures Cold In the Head, Fever Hnadaehn,
Neuralgin, Pains in Lungs, Back, Jointa
and Limbs, Muscular Soreness and chilly
Contains no quinine or opiate, and if
a gentle laxative. Prlco?26c.
For Hale by
copf k'iL'ht tes?
Wholesale and Retail Druggist,
Cor. Court and County and Green near
Patent Medicines at Cost I
-J. W. S. BOTT & CO.,
518 MIDDLE ST.
CAN BUY SUMMER GOODS,.
For half price at A. J. Phillips'
Must have room for fall stock.
A. J. PHILLIPS, u* RUNDER ELKS' HALL,
JUST RECEIVED A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF
* RIOT URB FRAMES #
For one week we will sell at special prices.
ANDERSON Sc THOMPSON,
224 HIGH STREET.
NEW FALL GOODS.
Cape Codi) Cranberries.ifte. p?r n.t.
New York Stale Beans.10c. )?-r <|t.
New Prunes.Co. per lt>.
Ni w Oat Meal.10 ami 12', ic. per pkj;.
New Pottljohn Breakfast Food..15c. pkg.
Now Balaton's Breakfast Food..15c. pkg.
This makes a very line breakfast dish.
Crape-Nuts.15c. per pkn.
1'.n.<t tun Cereal.15 and 25c. per pkf;.
Apple Butter.3 lb. cans, Jue.
G. W. HUD61NS & CO,,
M8 CRAWFORD ST BEET.
Both riioncs. mliiu-6in.
QUESTION Ol'TKN ASKED DOC
ton by their patients. Where must 1
have, this ailed? You can have any PHY?
SICIAN'S PRESCRIPTION compounded
S. IV. Weaver's Pharmacy,
COR. QUEEN AND GREEN ST3.
BeU Phone SSJfc.
7Cr fou ladies' wrappers,
ol worth ji.oo.
98C ?,t.:ad,|:s' wrappers, worth
ladies' ribbed vests,
1 /l worth 23c.
If,. ladies' vests. extra
?>C heavy, worth 40c.
<ft -1 ho extra size red com*
j> l.lhj forts. worth $1.50.
OC/* men's work ing shirts,
?*??<- worth 40c.
jgc roys' top shirts, worth
NEW SUN DRIED PEACHES AND
Try our Postum Cereal at 12*&c, pkg.
A Rood substitute for Coffee.
r, e:. king,
SCO COURT BTRBUCS,
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