GAGE A WILLING CONVERT
Former Secretary Tells Why He
Joined the Iheosophlsts,
WBXW i. -
SIMPLE LIFE APPEALS TO KIM
K?rma. Nirvana. Reincarnation Ma
; hatmas. Yogis. Adepts, etc.. not Mon
[ tloned, But He Administers Snub to
[ Gossiping and Prying Critics.
iff"' (By Associated Press.)
CHICAGO. July it.?The Tribune to?
day publishes u slgnud statement from
Lymnn .1. (luge, former secretary of
the treasury, defining bis relation to
TheoHopby. Tbo statement Is us ful
vpolnt Lotrin, CaL.
V "Via Snu Dlogp. Cal.. July n.
"I doubt tbo wisdom of making ex?
planations of any kind lb rough I Im?
press. Lifo Is t?f? Short to spend it
chasing : up Sensational or raise im?
ports, and I have ulwaya refused m> to
act. One must rest for dofeuso upon
the confidence, and respect which ohu
deserves to enjoy In the minds of his
"However. In response to your court?
eous suggest km Hint 1 sot right I he
many Inaccurate Stories rotating 1<> my
<comlng to this place ill California, my
alleged relation to Thooaophy, etc, t
mako tills statement pnep for all:
"Having passed my seventieth birth?
day. I claim the privilege of withdraw
nl from the Struggles of business life.
At. the end of the school year some
time Is profitably spent In tho review
of what ban boon studied. In grad?
uating from life's long school term, a
similar course HOOUie excusable. If not
"I am trying Oils life at Point Limui
because I'have personal Monds here;
because the climate Is most agreeable;
benuso it Is Just outside of the rush
and ronr of tho world; because hero
ono enn lend the simple lifo.
"Beyond these, there uro two Institu?
tions established which lo me Wind
muoli Intorest to tho placo. The find
Is the United States military reserva?
tion, with IIh line system of harbor
defenses, its companies of artillery?
men, otc. The second Is tho Raja
Yoga .school Tor children and youths
of nil ages. " '^SVeTH
This school was established and Is
being carried on by Knthorliio Tlugley.
as lender ami official head of the Uni?
versity Brotherhood and Tlioosophlcal
Society throiighoul tho World. The
school excltps my Interest, and the
mngniriceut work II Is doing In the de?
velopment of clean, houlthy, woll-odti
catod and solf-controllod young lives,
stimulates my hope for the future of.
"I nni hot affiliated', except In Ibis
friendly way, either with the military
stntlon or the Thoosophlcal society. I
am too old to enlist In the nrihy and
I have not yet lipon Invited to join
tho Thoosophlsts. I would consider II
lionornble to be rotated to either of
"No: I am Just living my own life
according to my best conception or It,
and would much enjoy It If I could ho
left to mind my own business. .
"LYMAN J. UAOIS."
REPUBLICANS TO MEET.
Committee Will Decide Upon Date For
The Republican congressional com?
mittee of the First district will meet
in Hampton today, when It will be de?
termined whether or not the Republi?
cans will place a ciindlilnle In the
field this fall.
The meeting will take place in Ore.,
ble hall and It is expected that the en?
tire membership of the committed
will attend this session.
Postmaster William H. Boyontoii
?will entertain the visiting members
of the committee at dinner at Iho An
gusta hotol today and It Is likely that
most of the politicians will return to
their rcHpectlvo homes this evening.
Mr. John B. Locko; of Newport
News, one of the leading young mem?
bers of the party. Is prominently men?
tioned ns a candldat for Congress
and In the event that the district com
mittee thinks It advisable to mako a
IYOU NHD A NEW
. Yours looks a little too worn
?come In today. We have some
very Interesting prices en them.
. 5?c to $3.50.
$1.50 White Shoes,
Special at $1.00.
The Hustling Clothiers
36 W. Qrisen Street,
HAMPTON, ? ? VA.
'Hampton's West store."
Pure silk Mousquolalro elbow
length Cloves, with two pearl
clasp and double tip- Ol CA
pod ringers.yl i?U
All sIzcb in Black and White.
Elbow length lisle thread
Cloves; white <JM flfl
only.M? 1 ?U?
QUANTITIES ARE LIMITED.
nomination. Mr. Locke will probably
be the man.
P. W. MALLORY LAID TO REST.
Pallbearers Arc the Sons of Boyhood
Friends of Dead Boys Father.
The funeral or Phillip Wytho Mnl
lory look place from SI. .lohn'? church
Sunday afternoon at 5 o'clock, Rev.
Ildvordy Estill, D. I)., rector of the!
church, officiating, with u full vested
The pallbearers were Messrs. Louis
Herfolffiigor, a. Held Clilsmnn, Wood
fin Booker, AhIiUiii Wmy, j. M. Wil?
lis. Jr., und U. A. Holt; the flint four
boiug kluHinon of the dead boy and the
last two sous of boyhood friends of
Lino bereaved father, Major Mallory.
TEAGHEBS ARE CHOSEN
BY WITHE DISTRICT BOARD
Misses Julia Massey, Fannie Lewelliny
and Nellie Carr New Pedagogues
at West End Academy.
At tho mooing or tho Wytho district
school board yesterday teachers wore
elected tor tho coming term.
Three of the teachers in tho West
Hud academy?Misses Jennie Jouo\
Mario Peek and Miss Warrlnor?did
not apply for re-election. The new
teachers chosen were Misses Frances
Lowolllng, Audrey Brlltlnghain and
Julia Massey.. *
Tho teachers chosen arc as follows:
West End academy?Misses Lila
Chlsman, Louisa Parramo-.-e, Zilpah
Tlguor. Audrey Brlttlnghftm. Nellie
Cnrr, Hose Dexter. Daisy Foster Fan?
nie Lowolllng and Julia Massey.
Rlvervlcw?Miss fjrace Thornton.
Salters' Creek?Mrs. S. 0. An?
Nowinarkol?Miss Effle Young.
Little Bethel?Miss Fannie Wlati.
Back Ulvor?Miss Mumlo H. Wl.ilt.
Colored leachorn chosen werori
Union street?(Jeorgo Taylor, prlcl
pnl; Catherine Fields, Hutthi Smith.
Mary Hnrmoijd; S. E. Btewarr.
Bates'?Ellen F. Cray and Mary W.
Davis'?Fannie J. Henry.
Semple's farm?Ottie G. Randolph.
Back river?Emma Truehart.
COST $50 TO TOTE GUN.
Mayor Jones Imposes Heavy Fine Upon
Lloyd Armlstead. the liegto arrested
Saturday night for having a revolver
Inside his shirt, was fined S."iO and
costs by Mayor Thornton F. Jones, in
police court yesterday morning. Ar?
mlstead Is from tho Duck river sec?
tion. He paid tho fine.
Jesse Dunn wns assessed the usual
fine for being Intoxicated and asleep
on the street.
RETREAT TO CL08E.
Thirty-three Brothers From Various
Xaverlan Schools In Attendance.
Tho Xaverinn Brothers' Retreat,
which has been In progress at Old
Point Comfort College for the InBt few
weeks, will end tomorrow, when Ihe
brothers in attendance will return to
their respective stations.
Rev. Brother Charles, of the Cnss
lonlst Order, has been In chnrgo of ihe
retreat. Thirty-three brothers from
Newport News. Norfolk. Portsmouth.
Baltimore and other points attended
EDUCATORS TO TAKE TRIP.
Brother Vincent and Brother Charle3
Will Spend Summer Abroad.
Brother Vincent, director of Old
Point Comfort College, will start to?
morrow evening for Bnltlmore. Later
he will go to New York and board
the steamer Umhrln for a tour of Ire?
land. Belgium and England. They
will rotum to the Stntcs In time for
[the opening of the school hero In
Educational Meeting Postponed.
Tho meeting of tho Ilempton Educa?
tional A asocial ion, which was called
for tonight has been postponed until
Thursday evening. The meeting will
be held/in the Young Men's Christian
LEFT PROPERTY TO CHILDREN.!
Mrs. Marietta Quinibiy's Will Pro?
bated in Circu't Court.
Tbc will of Mis. Marietta Quimbly
was admitted to prohito in tbc Cir?
cuit Court ycHtcrday. and Mrs. Ida
M. Gray, of Grooiiliold, Mass., quali
llcd an tho executrix.
Mra. Qulmhly left lior entire prop?
erly to her daughter, Mrs. Cray and
her sou, Mr. Charles Hill, who is now
in Die Hulled Slat 06 navy.
Messrs. Tboinar, L. Sclnlor, C.
I.ocklu Collier and Ifl. M. Tennis
wore designated as Ihr coninUaslou
crs to appraise the properly.
CELEBRATE FIRST ANNIVERSARY
Men's Blbln Cla?=s of tbc Mcmor'al
Baptist Church One Year Old.
Ai the meeting of the men's Bible
class of Memorial Baptist church
Sunday arrangements were ImtllgU
fated looking In the proper celohrn
tlon of the first anniversary of Hie
class on Sunday, .Inly 22. It Is pro?
posed to Invite some well known
minister i0 conic In Hampton and de?
liver Ihe anniversary address. Ai pro?
gram will also be rendered.
Charged With Drunkenness.
.lames Leach and Charlie Collins,
both white, were arrested yesterday |
by Policemen Curtis and Burgess and
cinnnilttod to hall on (he charge of
l.nixlnii'a inn IMiblln IlnnglnR.
Tlie greWHomo spectacle of a public
execution In England Is happily n thing
Of the pnst. The scaffold used to be
j erected In the roadway outside the
prison, nrid crowds would assemble to
witness the sight, Ihe last time n man
was hanged In public being when Mi?
chael Barrett Buffered the extreme pen?
alty In May. tSlVS, In Old Bailey, out?
side Newgate prison, for exploding a
Cask of gunpowder under the walls of
Clerkenwell prison to release the Fe?
nian prisoners Burke and Casey, a nuul
act that killed sevcrnl and Injured still
Why lip l.lknl it.
"Do you menu to tell mo thnt you
have IIveil In Ibis out of the wny place
for ten years?"'
"That's right, stranger. Just ten
"Pin surprised. 1 enn't see what you
find here to keep you busy."
"1 enn't llnd anything. That's the
reason I like It."?Milwaukee Sentinel.
Only III < lirml.lrT.
Tommy?Paw, doesn't precipitation
mean the Rinne as settling? Mr. Flgg
It does In chemistry, but In business
you'll find thnt most men In settling
don't show any precipitation nt nil.
Every one of us, whatever our spec?
ulative opinions, knows better than lie
practices and recognizes a better law
ilian ho obeys.?Froude.
Notice Is hereby given thai the part?
nership heretofore existing between Pi
B. Sherman and Jacob It. Levy, con?
ducting a butcher business under Ihe
style of Sherman & Levy, linn this
seventh day of July, IflOt?, been mu?
Mr. P. H. Sherman has purchased
(lie Interest of Mr. Levy and will here?
after conduct tho business under the
name of t*. B. Sherman. All out?
standing claims against the firm will
be paid by P. B. Sherman and he will
also collect all bills due the firm of
Sherman & Levy. Tho business will
I be continued in J. T. I^'c's brick
building 162 West Queen Street, the
present site, P. B. SHERMAN.
7-R-?f JACOB LEVY.
WAIT FOR THE
EXCURSION TO WEST POINT
FRIDAY, JULY 13TH,
On steamer Hampton Roads, un?
der the auspices of the Hamp?
ton Baptist Sunday School. Steam?
er leaves Hampton 8 n. in.,
slopping nt Soldiers' Home and Old
Point. Fnre round trip: Adults, $1.00;
Children. 50 cents. Tickets on sale nt
Gardner's Drug Store, Bensley &?.
Bush's and by members of the com?
Coram/Ttee?R. C. Bensley, Arthur
E. Halt. Frank H. Roche and B. T.
L F. HOBES
?Phone 96. Hampton, Va.
WANTKD?FIRST CLASS WOMAN
as servant. Good pay to tin; right
party. Apply to W. U. HOY10NTON,
at Doyonton & Company'? Hunk,
leant Queen Street, Hampton.
FOR SALE?ONE CHAMPION MOW-.
Ing Machlno, good as new; price
$25.00. MILLER & GLICASON,
Hampton, Va._ 7-4-tf
i 1 '"i
LOOK WAIT READ
Central Methodist Church will run
TO PINE BEACH
THURSDAY, JULY 12th.
Why spend a large sum fur a ticket
ami tire yourself by a long trip, when
you can go with us for 25 Collis, und
reach the place lu iin hour? Curs
leave Hampton Bridge at 8 o'clock;
leave Chapel Street at 8 o'clock.
By The Yard.
Wo have a splendid line of
woolens wo are now offering at
If yuu want us we'll make you
a tailored suit at the price of an
III litling store bought one.
See us at once.
Tho Baltimore Merchant
Cor. King and Court Streets.
DAVIS' 100 PER GENT
Is known all over the country for 1
Its purity, and Is acknowledged by |
all Impartial Judges to bo PERFECT
in Its covering, working and lasting
Ask for it, and seo that yuu OUT
what you ASK FOR. j
FOR SALE BY
Having boeu Informed that certain
men arc canvassing tho peninsula
towns claiming to represent tho f>
and 1,0 cent store, I lake this met bod
of repudiating the men. I have never
om ployed a peddler, nor hnvb i any
snlcmcn outside my store. My eiyv'?
uro flrst-claaa und I have uo necessity
for thcao peddlers. These peilutui.
claiming to represent mo aro frauds
and my customers should remembci
W. H. RAPE PORT,
6-29-1 in. Prop. ;i. 5 and 10-Cont Store
PROPOSALS WANTED FOR
Sealed proposals addressed to the
"Town Recorder; Phoebus, Vn.." will
be received by tho Street Committee
Until 8 o'clock p. in.. Thursday, July
10th. 1000. for furnishing material and
labor for paving Mellen Struct from
Mallory Street to Water Street. Mai
lory Street from C. & O. Railway to
Asylum Street, Asylum Street from
Mallory Street to Soldiera' Home
Bridge. Water Street from M?llen
Streut to Government Bridge.
The surface to be covorcd is approx?
imately 22.223 squaro yards, and the
material to bo used will be selected
by the Town after the bids are
Specifications and plans can bo bad
by applying to this office.
A certified check for $1,000 must be
deposited with each proposal.
The Town Council of I'lioebUR re?
serves the right to reject or accept
any and all bids.
JOHN C. TEEMER,
7-3-tlO Town Recorder..
is the lending "tore of the Peninsula. We have Just received a new
shipment of Cheff Hats. Duck Hata. Sailors; also have a nice Hue of
Sailors and shapes, which aiiy one wishing a hat for the Fourth, can
secure a bargain by coming to the leading Millinery.
BUROE8' MIM^IJNBRY STORE
EAST'QUEEN STREET. HAMPTON, VIRGINIA.
Dept. Store Hampton, Va.
Every WA3HAULE SKIRT tu our entire stock Is Included In this
snle. The styles arc the newest of this season's make. Probably it's
a Utile early for such reductions, but wo have too many on hand and
prefer tu let them go at greatly reduced prices. A good chance for
u big snvlng if you need a skirt.
THE BEST TIME TO
ORDER COAL IS NOW
You get newly mined L-oal and ow
pricen. We will book your order for
any size of Anthracite Coal for sum?
mer delivery at greatly reduoed
2240 Lbs. to the Ton
CLEAN GOAL: PROMPT DELIVERY:
THE HEFFELFINGER CO., Inc.
Foot of King Street. -'Phone 23
HAMPTON, - - ? VIRGINIA
Residence Phone 448. , Office 'Phone 416.
R. C. Hall & Son
QREBLE HALL., HAMPTON, VA. (
Prompt Service. .7' Day or Night Calls.
Bargains in Real Estate!
Now is the time to buy lots on Newport News avenue. You can I
select the choice locations now. but they are going fast. (These lots. |
30x100 feet; can be bought for $175 to $325, on easy terms of $5.00 I
cash, and $1.00 per week, or $5.00 per month. /
We have a choice number of lots at Middlebnro on (the car line, I
tho best location anywhere between Hauiptou and Newport News.
These are large lots, some containing over an acre. Caii be had ori
ensy payments of $6.00 Cnnh and $5.00 per month.
We hav n six-room two-story dwelling on County St!, Phoebus,
Vn.. which can be bought for $050 cash. -.This. Is a pay fug propo?
sition, as it will rent easily for $7.00 per' month, or about 13 ner cent,
on investment. \
' 7 RENTS. i
:i2i> Center Street.. 11-rooins, modern conveniences ,_$22i50
31G Elm Street, six-rooms, excellent location ..........V/.. .' .' ^n.rftj
36 Ar mis tend, six-rooms.:.. $ii!oo
262 Chapel Street, seven-rooms...(... $10.50
320 Newport News Avenue, six-rooms. ..... $ g.oo'
GEO. W. PIMLLIP
Real E&tate, Rentals, Loans, Fire Insurance, Auctlonec
i, or-' ' ' ? - ? \ I /
9 and 11 North Khig Sl-reet - Hamtyton, ^a.
Phone 50. /
Dailiy Pm?, JO Cents a Week
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