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HAMPTON ANSWERS APPEAL FOR HELP / ?? * ? t is Expected Thai More Than $1,000 Will im Sent lo San Francisco Sufferers. COUNCIL liiVFSi $200 Kill HID Citizen's Meeting in Courthouse At tracted Good Crowd and $302.25 Was Raised?This Sum More Tliun Doubled and Will Be Increased To? day. As the resuli oi" Ho- mass-meet Ins of the citizens called for Sunday af? ternoon by Mayor Thornton F. Jones it is expected thai more than ILOOO will he forwarded to tlui siifferiiiu people of San Francisco ua ihe glfi I ihe people of I lampion. The ever readiness of 11??- people here to respond to a cull for assist? ance was thoroughly demonstrated in ihe hearty response to tin- mayor's call. Mayor Appointed Chairman. At 4 o'clock Sunday nfiernooii about lau mi n gathered in the court? house and after listening to a short talk front Mayor Jones ail organiza? tion was forme.I Mayor Jones was made th>- chairman. with Mr. .1. C. Ohtten as secretary and Mr. Henry Lahe. Seiimclz as the treasurer. A coinnllttee to solicit funds, com? posed of .Messrs. Frank \V. Darling. W. C. Li fiillnferro. Roherl Marcus. Dnvid Frankel, Henry I.. Schmelz, .1. W. Howe || it. Ho d-ur, U I.. Miisdu Hi W. D, Saunders, W. K. Liiwsou, \V. H. Boycnton T. II- Wilson. M. C. Ran ?oiic. R. C. Leo, C. II. Ik-wins, ,lames Selatcr, jr.. Albert Howe, .1. S. Wyall. Charles T. Taylor and the various ministers of ihe town, was named. Committee Raised $301. Following Hie selection of the com? mittee a coiled Ion was taken up among those present and Treiistirer Schmelz announced that the sum of $:t02.'50 had been subscribed . which ailditiotmi of $20(i given by the town council. Increased the sum (o $f?02.50. Resolutions of Sympathy. At the suggestion of ihe lion Sam nel Cordon Citititiling strong resolu? tions of sympathy wore adopted for ilie people or ihe grief-stricken city. About $500 More Raised. Most of the commit leettieti went to Pianos packed and moved?L. F. Hpbhs. 'Phone !IK. np S-sn.tulm Furniture packed und crated?L, F. Hobbs, 'Phone SMI, ap8-su,titlia '! I ? TRY AND LOOK KV?UK BEST AT ALL TIMES It is easily accomplished by buying becoming wearables, and yon certainly can do this at Frankel Ai Kisenmari's. Imagine yourself with a HOWARD HAT on how your looks be improv? ed. Come in tomorrow and ,? try Ohe on anil sec how it be? come- you. Frankel & Eisentmn, HAMPTON'S BEST ST?RE 45-Inch FRENCH LAWN VERY SHEER THE YARD A \ i*i*y Hm- ijlialiiy flint yon coiifil not buy elsewhere for I less itiit 11 :?..'< cents. Although Wi> lillVi' L". Inn yiii'lls lo ills ' pose ul we would advise 1 li.it you i- ine early, Judging by tint . way tins same, grade sold on a I previous occasion. work oni'l.v yeslerday morning ami ? was staled hist night lluii Hit' relief fund had lieen increased to nearly t he (I.ono murk. Thf comihlltooinon ex peel in finish the work today. Churches Contribute. In many of the churches on Sunday collections lor the benefit of the peo? ple of Sun Francisco wore taken up. St. John's church sent in $75; Me murin] Hup! 1st, $50; Central Metho? dist $15: First Methodist $20. Oilier i'idleeiloiis wore tnl.oii up at the Hampton Norinnl school an.I ai Hotel Cliuiiihcrliii, iii.i PjiIiiI. Town Council's Action. The couiiell nl the |own ul' llliliip lOu held a special session Sunday morning, when a resolution offering ilie people of Sun Francisco sympa? thy ami carrying with a sum el' $200 was liiinnimously adopted. All the cotincilmeu that were in town und knew of the moling attended the session. Ilelovv is i he so| nl reKOliiiions passed by council Whereas the members of the coun? cil nl' the town of Hampton have heard of the great sorrow ami awful en lam II y has befallen the city of San Francisco. Ami where as the council wishes lo show Its sorrow und sympathy for the inhabitants of that grief-strick? en fit.v. niiil in extend some material assistance in the sufferers. Now therefore, be u resolved by the council ul the town of 1 lampion in special meeting, held this Sunday, ihe 22nd iliiy of April lOOG. liuit. we do hereby express our deepest sorrow mid slncerest sympathy for the in? habitants of ilie city of San Francisco In Ibis greal calamity that has helal len lie in Thai the sum of $200 be au.I the same is hereby appropriated fur Hie sufferers in San Francisco ami that the said sum he sent ai once to the Committee designated by (Soveriioi Swans in id be forwarded to tin- prop er tinthorlllos in San I'rancisco. DOWIE WANTS PAPER BARRED. Attorneys Move to Have ''Leaves of Healing" Excluded from Mails. (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON. April 21.- The I'ostofflce Depiirlnieni received 10? tJay a i-oiiiplnliil. of .lohn Alexander Howie's Attorneys ngahisi the '/Aon Cliy pitblicalioii known as "LcaVes of Healing." ami the mailer i.. nil i'.'i consideration by the Postmaster (li'tu ral Officials in the departuiohl assert that tin-re is nothing in in posui! laws of regulations which .yoiild justify the denial of second i ii. iir oilier mail privileges in .; newspaper nr other publication sic. ply I 11: use it contained lihel! hK null (er. To come within the provis? ion- .if the statutes and the ini'm; in ' no*i cases, the nuttier complaint , ei in tot 'In- nl.sei in- or setirrillntis. id this ease it is claimed by Dowli attorneys thai the matter scandalous, which would place the ease within the pale of tin courts should redress still be .'.?amai'eil. o: . h rron'i this feature of tin- cs u however, Hie general charge Iii made that tin- "Leaves of .Healing" is not ? nii.led to second class privileges. An tnrlj decision may lie expected. FOUL PLAY SUSPECTED. Young, Man's Body Found Ploatincj in River. (Special to the Dailv Press.) I'IcTFUX?CUri, VA., April 2i?. The body of Rohen X. Cheely, of Brunswick county, who has been ni' sing from his In.me for a weei; .v.-. round in Appomattox lllyer this norning by a colored boy. Foul play s suspected. Storage for furniture?L. F. Ilobha. Phdh? in;. np 8-su,tiilm Furniture moved-1.. F Hobln. Phone ?jti. ap B-tti.siilm HAMPTON VOLUNTEER SOUK Will RECEIVE RACK PM List of the Your.tj Men Who Shoul? dered ,< Muskel to Fight for CUba Libre. The member* of the Fourth Virgin? ia Regiment, who serveu" in the Span? ish war. are. to receive back pay. I Major Sot Culehius. who collected tin- claims, ami who will make the (jhshiirsemouls, reijtiests all members of tin- regiment to forward lo hltii a postal car.I with the name of Ihe company regiment, place of orgiinl'..'e lion ami present address c.f the for mor soldier, Following is a list of the I,,, mi,, i of i ompanj I'. Fourth \ II giuin Home Si.im u, Hampton- Ouptniu f!e? W. Hope, Frank II. (.'ouch, V( t mm I. Dougherty, I lurry O. .Ionian Oolllgo \V llOoki I'. Alllos J. Woo l. Lewis M. Senil, Hu Inn F. Hunt. Wll ' I la in 11. Kahn, Harry A. Powell, drill Wallace, Jaines A. Denn. William II Topping. John N. Mayoiike, Terrell 12. Rechner, John N nrnnch. Rig millld Clark. Arthur S. Dobbins. RaW* ley Dnone William .1 Hamilton i ii .ma: \V. Holly.lay. Peter II. John iiun, Hliiiter K. Jones. Frank S. Kinip ion. Frit/. W. Kipper Hdgnr Leach William e Linghiuii. Hownrlh .Mai chant. John It Melvin. William .1 Nelson. John W. Oldliold. diaries O'Rouiic. Josejih s. Richardson, Charles I,. Bobbins. Charles 1). Smith Sidney Smith William A. Siringflohl, John T. Wheeler. Frederick While. William II. WhHIllg. Wallace I? Counclll, l.im her Brothers, Frank C Rees. Roiiert 10. (iiilewood, George S. Hooker. Fay S. Curtis, Josepil F. Knhiii Livingstons F. Whiting, Charles c. Carver. Henry s. S<ui"r merhorii. (teifrge II. Jones, Harry II. Holt. William II. Pock. Martin H League. Horace A. Davis. Hugh II lb my. Henry I). Hull, .lames W. Staengleh, Charles Minimi;, Sinclair Curtis. GENERAL McMAIION DEAD. President nf oB.ird of Managers of Soldiers' Home Dies. All Ihe linns at the National S I itiers! Homo were at half mast yes? terday on account, of Ihe death of General Marlin T. Mc.Mahon. Hie president of Hie Hoard of Managers Ceneral MeMitlion died suddenly in New York Saturday from a severe attack of pneumonia. The members ol the board of managers were ex liected at the Home here today. Inn they will likely come on Thursday or Friday. It is linderstood that Ceneral Hen? derson will be elected ns president of ihn iionrii to succeed Oeiierhi Mc \I:i In Hi. Mr, W. It Coo,twin lefl here Insl evening for a week In Baltimore and Philadelphia Daily Press "Want Ads." Illing .he desired results. Haul anything?'Phono 9fi- L. F. Hobbs. np x-sti.tuPn Money Comb PURE AND FRESH, 20c POUND. Asparagus FRESH HOME GROWN AND TANCY, RECEIVED DAILY. Smithfield Hams ARE GETTING GOOD AND WE HAVE MOST ANY SIZE, EVERY ONE GUARANTEED. Caii Peas SWEET AND TENDER, TASTE LIKE THE FRESH ONES, 15c CAN. ASK FOR A "ROYAL" COOK ROOK. ONE TREE I OR THE ASK? ING. THE PURE FOOD STORE. Prompt De.livery. I HAVE FOR SALE Country and Jordan's Hams, pure Buttor, Canned Vegetables ami Fruits. Imported Olive Oil (half pints and ipi'irts), Canned Meals, Chicken, Fish .iml Soups, Olives (plain and bluffed). Canned I'Hun Puddings, Cream de meiilii, plain and with chcrriius, Mar? aschino Cherries; ait brands of W'hls keys, Wines, Rums, Ollis, Brandies. Ale, Porter and Beor, for family and medicinal use Fresh Garden and Field Seed. Goods sent, to any part of the county ai short 'phono notice. No. 19 Queen St. 'Phone 488. GBO. R. WOOD, I^OST AN J) FOUND. LOST- FRIDAY, at OLD POINT, three lines. a liberal reward of? fered and no ipiesllons asked, tor their return to OllAKLKS W. SKY MO 11 If, News Depot. ap 21 ill NOTICE All persons having watches, clocks, or other articles in my store (or re pair will please call ami gel them, otherwise they will lie 5:0hl 10 pay charges:, as: I wish lo close my h'rialj tiess in Hampton In short lime. r . W. AN3T.EY DEPARTMENT STORE HAMPTON, VA. SHEER LINEN LftWN 2$c. 40c 50c. 60c. 75c, $1.00 Yd. If you look over "iir line of Linen Lawns i* will be at once ap pan-iii Iba I we enjoy advantages nnil can give Inducements noi possi? ble in oilier stores. ~"""""* LIN E N" L A W N T 3G inches. A very tine, evenly woven linen, very good for ''SHAD? OW" work? t.lNCN l.AWN 3G inches. .Every thread pure linen for 25c yard. LINEN l.AWN 36 inches. Fine evenly woven tin end ; beautiful tiuality -? dwu yard. i db sm,*:. comfort and ease La France Oxfords l FOR WOMEN C. L Crockett & Co, 5 Queen Street, HAMPTON, ? VIRGINIA \ HENRY L SCHMELZ, President. FRANK W. DARLING, Vkc-President. THE BANK OF HAMPTON HAMPTON?VIRGINIA. is the Oldest and Largest in lither Hampton or Newport News. CAPITAL, - - - - $WO,000.00 SURPLUS & PROFITS, $100.000.00 % DEPOSITS OVER ONE MILLION DOLLARS. i The oiily designated Depositor*/ in the Stute of Vir? ginia iu Eastern. Virginia. We make loaun on Real 3 Estate*?Noi Prohibited?an are tli? National Banks. D rODH Pfcfl CENT. iNTrZRSaT PAID ON SAVINGS DEPOSIT*. U NELSON S. GROOME, Cashier. | .S.1>.MJL9JI-St fl.U.fl ll.P.D.H ftJLfi a fl.fl.ttJI il.fl A tU*t JLSJUJLH ftiLftiLftJULflJl iLfl.tt.V.ftJLftftl? 6 Call Mont I ay and see iuy patterns*. Will sell what I have left a I cost. Shapes and ready-to-wear hat:- very cheap. Call and be convinced that l will save you money. I have an artistic trimmer and maker. 5. I. NO. 39 EAST QUEEN ST ft E ET. HUDGINS 3 LOCK. Head ley & Pleasants 2i W. Queen St., Hampton, Va. (FURNITURE ST( >VliS M ATTINGS RUGS 1.A MI'S CLOCKS TRUNKS CURTAINS PICTURES EVERYTHING FOR THE HOUSE CASH OR EASY PAYMENTS Office Phone 166. flesldence Phone 340. BOX 189 S. J. WATSON, JR. ELECTRICAL COHTIt'CTOR Estimates Given on All Kinds of Electrical Work No. 6 KING 8T. HAMPTON. hist a Moment's Reflection Will Convince You That BUROES' MILLINHRV STORE la the Peninsula's most attractive millinery em? porium. Ask thof-e who wear our hat? today about, us. BURGES' MILLINERY East Oueen Street, Hampton, Va. What Do Y?ti Want Are you thinking of buying a home, or have you time to make money ob Hn investment? If so, it will pay you iu call mill see my list of properties, either as uu Investment or u de?irabi? home in any locality you desire. Sev? eral very desirable dwellings uu Hampton river. One 10-room dwell? ing, all modern conveniences, line lot fronting un Hie water 120 feet, shad* ami fruit Hees, $0,000, much less than buildings cost a few years ago. 0 room dwelling, comparatively new, on Hid water, 1 1-2 uci'0 lot, young orch? ard ami shade trees, $3,800. house couuld not bo built for what we uslt for Ihe entire property. Another 8 room dwelling on the water, excellent condition, fine lot. price $3.000. Two very desirable lots on the water 60x li.o. will sell on easy terms, $650 each. Bargains in any location in city or county. W. E. L&wson No. 18 N. King St. Hampton, Va. Free Samples of We Invite evey housekeeper in Hampton to call ut our store and get U sample can of JAP-A LAO, &be "great floor stalner"?FREE. Better call early and get the sample. L. BORN W. Queen Street. Hampton. Notice to Conttactots and Btsild&*s Since the change in the (inn we are iu better shape to furnish on the shortest notice, anything you may heed in uiir line than e\er. lVoinptness in shipping and satisfaction in stock guaran? teed. Try us. Hampton Sash & Door Mf ? Co., Hampton. Virginia, Phone 72. hock Box 187. Protect Your Property By Using Davis' 100 per cent Pure Paiat as It looks belter, lusts longer, and covers more surface, than either Lead and Oil. or any of the thousand and one other paints on Hie market. FOR SALE BY V L S I RANSONE Hardware Company, HAMPTON, VA. Lots 30x146 Victoria Avenue, near La Salle, $2r,0. 30*146 Krwiri Street, $160. 2fixl4fi Moors Street, $100. Also lois in Hampton and Phoebus; all on small monthly payment!. Rent Two Victoria Avenue dwellings modern in every respect, $30.00 and $35.00. Cottages nt Buclcroe Beach. C room house near C:& O. depot, $1? it-room house, Jackson Street, $10. 6-rooni house on Washington St., $9. 4-room Htidglns Street, $0.00. J. M. Gumming Real Estate, Rental and Fire Insurance, 18 S. King St., Hampton. 10 N. Mellen St.. Phoebus. RELIABLE HARNESS is the kind to buy. That's the kind LOWRY make9 from Pure Oak Tanned Leather?tie best kind. LOWRY, L The Harness and Vehicle Man, 4 No, 125 Wetst Queen Straat, j?