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Gas uae? lor iliur?iMUL?g purposes will be reduced to $1.40 per thousand. Gas arc lamps in=
stalled at cost. s Wo have just received a car-load of Gas Ranges of the latest styles. Leave an order for one today. Do not neglect thin aw Orders are filled according to number. Have it installed before warm weather. Call at our office and examine them. All ranges guaranteed to give satisfaction. TEMPORARY RECEIVERS NAMED EOR BREWERY Attorneys Massie, Wise anil Thorn ason Will Operate Plant lor Thirty-Five Oays g? APPOINTMENTS B? J?OGE WAD?1LL Holders of Stocks and Bonds Ate Represented and Third Receiver Was Appointed ott Court's Own Motion?Trustees May Be Put In Charge Later. Messrs. ,l A. Massie and (ie?rgu Nelius Wisuj <?f this city, und Attor? ney Tliomason, of the ftriu (jf 'Plioin asdri and Minor, Richmond, were ap pointed temporary receivers for the Old Dotninioii Brewing and ice Com? pany by Judge IMinund Waddill. .Ir. in tile United States District (??nut ?I Richmond yesterday afternoon. Tito receivers will operate the brew? ery for at least thirty-live days, at the end of which time tr?stet (nay be appointed. Mr. R M Lett, representing in ? stockholders of the brewery anil the company itself; Mr. o. I>. Rutehelor, rounsoj for merchandise creditors hav? ing claims amounting to over Jim, 0O0 against tin. coin|.-,iny; Mr. .1. Winston Read, representing other creditors, and Mr. Miner, represent log the bondholders, appeared before Judge Waddill yesterday. Mr. Massie was named a.s a re reiver at Mr. Lett's request and Mr. Thoinasdn was appointed, at the rc ques: of .Mr. Massie. The court of its own motion named Mr. Wise. The appointment of receivers by the court is the result of the filing of a petition asking that, the brewing company be put into bankruptcy. The PO-?UIon w.v. filed with .lodge Wad dill Saturday by Attornfy Balchelor Immediately upon the announcement that the company bad tiled a dee a* ?l' assignment, transferring Iis prop . ciij in Aattorney Masslu as trus? tee. . : At the Utui of Iwonly-llvo clays .ludgo Wnddlll will aet u|ion Lhu pe- ' titiou. Tun days laler trustees uieiy bit uppointcd mul Urn 'temporary re ccivers rcllevcil of tholr work. (lenorui Manager Kimmlch, 01 llit brewery, lias ho no called In I'illsluirg, ' I'a.. by tho doulili of hi-; iriolhnr-iii law, hui In- is expected to return ' today. Mr. Kim mich will remain in actual chargo of the plant. >tho oper? ation of wliIch will continue with? out Interruption, for Mm present at hast. CHARGE WITHDRAWN. Youinj llolluway Not Rut on Trial Before the Commissioner. At the request of District Attorney Talloy, lulled Slates Commissioner Carrel i yesterday dismissed the eh urge of fraudulent use of the mails against .1. M. Ilolliway. Jk'oitng llclloway was a student t! William K- Mary College. He was at rest oil on l.ho charge of operating with an organization which ordered goods front merchants all over Hie country and tailing to remit. 'I'lie licensed appeared he Torn tic commissioner yesterday morning, ac? companied liy his father. Dr. Hullo way, of l-'redorioksbitrg; his brother. It K liolluway. of I'oit Norfolk* ind Attorney I lorry, of Krodiirlckshtirg. Relief Association. A relief ussocialioii was organized Sunday a! the Twenty-fourth .street Ciirsiiiiin chureh, A comhill'teo' was name I to draft a constitution and by-laws and arrange for a pcrtn.'inciil organization. Another meeting will In- held next Sunday. Tin- organiza? tion is nndciioiiiiualu nul and all par? lies Inleto;'cd in the i atlSe of hu? manity are invited to join. THEATRICAL The last, musical show hooked for appearance at the Academy this sea son appears tonight, " I'bo Yankee Consul-' winding up the season as far as plays of this sort are concerned. The advance sale has been very laige, but the good seats have not all been sold Manager hooker an nounces that all seals laid away must be called for by ! p. in they will lie. sohl nftor Llial hour if there Is n demand for them. Tho Chattanooga bally Times of March 17lh, had ilto following tu say of "The Yankee Consul:" "Lovers or (Mimic, opera have been must, fortunate this week in witness? ing two of the husf productions of this kind now on the road. Outuhiii lu "Tho Wizard of Oz" Wednesday night was 'The Yankee Consul' hist illgllt. with Harry Short and Vera MlutlUlouu in the leading 'roles. Miss MiclioleiiH will he well remembered by Uhaitaauugans as leading the 'Jewel of Asia' company when il played iu this city last year. "J-Iarry Short as Ahijah Uoozo, an American consul with au extruordl liafy appetite for "hooze," was one of Hie best, comedians seen hero this season. Ho was extremely easy in his part ami his ready wit found some new opportuuity for a laugh every milltito. Harry Davis as Lieutenant Jack Morrell, U. S- N.. was gifted with a fine tenor voice, which lie ?2 eil to good advantage." i Enjoyable Performance. Welsh Miller, tho prostldlsllatcur, j iitsisiod by several vaudeville teams mill amateurs, gave a pleasing per- t forma nee at the Academy of Music Inst night for the benefit of the local fJhrh Mai.'Dohafd. The lauiliorico was fairly good-sized, bud not as large as was oxpectcd to attend. WOMAN STOPPED HERE. . AI Balduin Working On the Loek Al Baldwin, brother of Will Bnjd win, of the Pinioir; detective bureau, Is in ihe city "Hiking on the Lock |l,'1 nil -Russell case. One i f Ihe men In'crested In the rase said today that they bad traced JoSle Rio sell, tllio woman charged >\it!i harboring Hie chibi, iiitti Nor? folk, .I from I here to. Newport ^ News, where she slopped in n house of Ill-repute. This much has been (carried thai Lockhardl'a child tfris in . with her. It Is thought to be iu a Northern city. Dr. Mayiheo. of Him Children's Home society, has offered $2"> for any one Waid delivers tho child t o the'.society. 'liie detectives say thai within one week tho l.dckliardt child will be In the Home i nthis city.?Norfolk Vir gin'.'.in Pilot. Do Yon Want a Bargain? Corner lot on street ear line in city; lot on Manie n venue and oneon rilnir avniine, all for (050.00?If taken.nulck. Nolriis, Marye Doyenton & Chapln. Inc. ?p K.t hartit-n?asoll c.^se. lira IN NEED OF REPAIRS New Vessel Was Damaged. When Launched at New York Ship? building Company's Plant. ARRIVED Ai LOCAL YARD SUNDAY AHer Being Repaired, Cleaned and Sh'p Goes to Roc-Wand, Me., for Official Speed Tost Over Owl's Head Course?Powerful and Speedy Craft. It ivuii learned yesterday thai the new armored cruiser Washington, which arrived in port Sunday morn? ing from Camdcn. N. J., will undergo repairs at (ho local yard in -addition In having her hull scraped and paint? ed. T he particulars are. not known, hut it Is said that the cruiser's hull was 'Injured when she was launched nl liip yard of her builders, the New York Shipbuilding Company, and the damage is to be repaired here. The New York Shipbuilding Cent: puny has no dock large on.ntgh to iiccotiiitiodato such a vessel as lihe Washington, therefore I he cruiser has hOl been out of the water since her initial plunge. Situ is now ready fo:; lior ollh III I speed lesl. which will lake place ?ver Ibe Owl's Head course (df Rockbiiid, Me., as soon as the ship can gel away from here Wild make the trip up the coast. The Washington slatted from dilu? tion last Thursday and was well on | her way to this port when last week's ! storm began. The skipper put back to Delaware Breakwater and remained Hiera nlil the weather was fair again. The cruiser is che of the largest In the navy, jler displacement Is 11,.vw tonn. wlCt speed of tivehl.y two knots and 23,?m)0 indicated horse? power. Her armament consists of four ten-inch guns and fifty of smaller I u-libcr. The Washington will rem?Iu al liie yard for a few days and wit; tlicu proceed to the trial grounds. MR. HARGRAVE RETURNS. Former Deputy Clerk Will Conduct Poultry Farm. Mr. Charles C. Margrave, who for several years was deputy to Clerk of Courts p. G. Smith, returned yester? day from Sau Antonio. Tux., where lie spent the past year. Mr. llargrave is much improved in health, tint an oulof-door life Is rec? ommended for hint and lie proposes to conduct a poultry farm on Mr. Smith's place several miles above this city. A GENERAL RAID. EighteensWomen Summoned to Court by Sergeant Mitchell. ?Police Sergeant. 'I'. A. Mitchell, armed with warrants, yesterday raided elgtheen notorious houses on Twenty Lb ird and Twenty-fourth street, be? tween Warwick avenue and the Ches? apeake & Ohio Railway tracks. At each house the woman in charge was summoned to appear before Justice brown i tithe police court this morn? ing. ? . : Tills was the first general raid In ! the tcnderlcln district for more than a year. II is expected that most, of 'the. women will plead guilty and pay their tines, which will aggregate more than $506. ?Following is u list, of those sum money: Daisy Herherl. Annie Cor? don. Daisy Carlton, Annie S-aul; Ma? mie cr.lmonds. Rosa Last and'Jennie Robinson, white, and Flora Burgess, I ott'le Rurch, Martha Robinson, Me bcl NliMll, Ida While, Mamie Max-well, j.osslo Swinsun. Henrietta Pollard. I.onii T?te, Surah Levy and Rose .Jones, colored. V. M. C. A. Notes The V. M. C. A: Literary Society Is'now holding very interesting meet? ings nnd from all appearances is in the best, condition it has been for some time. Monday evening at 8 o'clock is the regular meeting time. Ijast night government ownership ;:f railways was discussed.'Hie. afflrma live speakers ? being Messrs. Black? burn and Newman and the negatives Messrs. Sihort and Leath. The judges decided in favor of the negative. Mr. Smith gave a humorous reading, Mr. Toiupklus ii parliamentary Mr. Putzel n recitation. talk nud The Temple Quartette, assisted by Miss Catherine Cole, reader, will gi\o the closing number or the star course on Thursday night. The Temple is one ol the oldest quartettes ou the road and always gives a rjood cou The educational classes will close, next week. Thts ts one of the most, practical departments of the associa? tion. The Ladies' Auxiliary will hold its regular monthly meeting at the build? ing tills morning at 111 o'clock. Dr. Willis Away. Dr. l-\ D Wliiis left yesterday for Philadelphia, where he. will spend some time'studying-In the Polycliuic and Wills eye hospitals. Dr. Archibald V'ineberg. the Eye Specialist who was at our Drug Store last week, consented to remain with us a few days'longer. Consultations freo and glasses at' the same low prices. HANGER & GULICK. Wash? ington Avenue and Thirty-fourth Street, Newport News, Va.. It One of Six Big Stores. Every good style' and all the new leathers are included iu our showing* of Ladle's ? S3 LOW SHOES Not another store in town can equal them under $3.50?18 different styles. H. W. COATES, Mgr. . Citizens,'^jPhOiie.Nn. 5. Other Stores Norfolk, Rich? mond. Portsmouth.