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RAILWAY ORDINANCE IWers Think Hampton Roads Company Should Oiler More Substantial Inducements. BOND ISSUE MEASURE PASSES Freeholders and Voters Wit| Have * Chance to Say Wether or Not .$100,000 Shall Be Spent in Street Improvement?Busy Regular Ses? sion. ' A. bUBy mooting of the common council lasted until nearly midnight last night nnd then the hotly adjourn-1 ed without clearing Its calendar. The I feature of the session was the tils .nusslon of the street railway ordi? nances and a loiter from Mr. W. .1.1 Payne, und tho directors of the Hump tqn Roads Traction Company, In which tho council was notified that unless thoro was favorable action upon tho measures service on the Hampton JRoadB Traction Company would he htopned this morning. h All tho members wore present when the railway matter was brought up Tho ordinance providing for tho sale of n franchise for a street railway on Chestnut avenuo between Twentieth ' pnd Twenty-third Htroets, was laid up . on tho table to awnlt action upon tho measure granting tho Hampton Honda Traction Compnny the right to stir tender its franchise In tho city, dis? continue servlco and remove Its tracks and ot,hor property from the streets. Tho latter ordinance was not adopted and the former romnlned on the tnble. The Ordinances. The ordinances went to the council With the recommendation of the high -ways and soworn committee. The one providing for tho snlo of the franchise required universal transfers and pay- j Jnar betwoen tracks and two feet on , either sido thereof, whether streetB ,op which tracks nro located nre now in tho city or shall be taken In later. 1 '.The j Hampton RoadH ordinance re-' quired the company to. restoro nil Htroets now occupied by Its tracks to their former condition, repair the .West avenuo paving nnd pave half of tTwonty-slxth street between Wost and VirglwJa^ovonucB. } ElgfiT Speak In Opposition. ?? Messrs, HarrlB. West, Kellum, Wallace, Davis. Ford. Cox nnd Christie spoke ngnlnst the adoption of the ordinance. Mr. Wallace said that ho had not bad time to consider tho measure und would llko to soo It laid over for a month. ? Mr. Cox wanted cash Instead r?t pnvlncr. Mr. Harri'1 said that no thought the proposition a very liberal pne excent that the people on the west side of tho city were to get all tho benefits, but that he could not be biuffed Into anything nnd would not consider the ordlnnnco after hearing Mr. Pavne's threatening letter. Mr. Davis thought n compromise could bo effected by allowing the Hnmpton Roads Traction Com pan v to stop us lag tho Twonty-slxth street bridge nnd operate Its cars over one of the other bridges, Messrs. Kellum. West. Ford ttnd Christie declared that the elly waH not responsible for tho condition of the Hamnton Roads company's fl- j nances and that thov wanted the com? pany to,give something more than n little., paying on Twenty-sixth street for , the privilege of surrendering Its franchise. Only Two "Ayes." When a vote was taken fourteen members voting against the ordl This store is the Diamond headquarters of the Pen in? sula. Diamond Rings from $10.00 to $350.00 An exception - ally large stock for the Holidays. |J.R.Sprague, j ftaniifacturing I Jeweller. Home of Powell Trust Company. Pays 4 Per Gent, on Deposits 2711 Washington Ava. nnnco, President Jones and Mr. Via being tho only ones to vpto "tiyo." Paving Bond Issue. Ordlnancos authorizing n bond ls Htio nf $loo,onn for pohnnncnt strcel Improvotncnts and providing for an election io determine wltothor or nol the property owners and qualified Voters want Iho bond Issue, was adopt? ed, Prostdoill .lones and Mr. West vot? ing in the negative. The election wP! be held after It has been advertised j for thirty days. Three-firths of tin; i free holders and I lie majority of the j qualified voles who are not free hold ors must vole In favor of tbe bond Is J sue to carry the election. An ordinance appropriating $l,OS'> to i ay tiie salaries of two additional policemen for the remainder of lue fiscal year, wan adopted. President .lones voting In the negative. Tho measure- was passed by the board of aldermen. Fire House Repairs, Upon the recommendation of the finance committee the plans for re? pairing' tbe fire engine houses wnH re? ferred to the chairman of the fire t'e pnrtmcnt nnd water committee nnd the city engineer to bo ho changed that the work enn be dono for $1,800, tbe amount originally appropriated for tbe purpose, An ordinance appropriating $ar>o to pay the salary of tbe engineer of the puntping station for six months, was j referred back to the highways nnd sowers commltto'e. j An amendment to the "public safe I ty" ordinance, providing for separate exits from each floor of theatres, [churches and public halls, recommend? ed by the mayor, was referred to tho (irdlnance and police committee j Various minor matters were dispos? ed of. Marine Notes !w OJLftJLgJLaJLxJLSLO 0 0 0 P.JLPJLBJLgJLILg Tuesday, December, 4 1906. Arrived. Steamer Cralgearn (Dr.). Edmonds, Baltimore?to Rerwind White Coal Company in ballast. Steamer Monroe, Hulphers. Now York and Norfolk?to Old Dominion Steamship Company with passengers and merchandise. Steamer Dorchester, Johnson. Provi? dence and Norfolk?to Merchants & Miners Transportation Company with passengers and merchandise. Steamer Junlatn, James, Raltl moro?to Merchants & Miners Trans? portation Company with passengers ami merchandise. Schooner Horace W. Macombcr, Gaul, Wlsvasset. Sailed. Steamers Princess Anne. Taplet, Norfolk and New York Dorchester. Johnson, Baltimore; Junlata, James. Norfolk and Boston;, New Yorl Simmons. Norfolk and Philadel? phia.. Schooners l.aura I... Sprague. Wix nni Plymouth; Sullivan Sasvin. Small. Boston; BenJIman A. Van Brunt, Curtis. Boston; James W. Paul. Jr., Oilkoy, Boston. Calendar For This Day. Sun rises . .i.7:03 a. m. Sup. sets .4:49 p. m. High water_0:0(1 a. m.. 0:2f> p. hi. Low water_'1:07 a. m.. 6:57 p. m. TAKEN BACK TO PETERSBURG. Young Man from New York Must Face Bill "Jumping" Charge. Joseph flow is. the young man who was arrested Monday afternoon by Chief of Police Reynolds as he stepped off the steamer Pocahontas. was taken to Petersburg yesterday by Sergeant Coleman, of tho Petersburg force, to answer to the charge of jumping" his bill at the Chesterfield notel. Lewis' wife aecompanfed him to Petersburg. J wish to announce to my friends and patronH that I have accepted a position with the Fashion Shoe Store, where I will Jo glad to meet my friends. F. A. LEATH. It. For a sweet, wholesomo biscuit, roll or loaf of bread use "Waseo" Flour. 11-20-tr. Popular Shipyard Official Tenders His Resignation. TAKES EFFECT ON JANUARY I Has Been With Company for Many Years and Was Made Assistant Sup? erintendent of Hull Construction Af? ter Serving an Chief Draftsman. Mr. William 0. Foloy, assistant sup orlntondout of hull construction nt tho plant of tho Newport News Shipbuild? ing & Dry Donk Company, has tender? ed his resignation to General Manager W. A. Tost to take effect January 1, 11107. Mr. Folcy has been a resident of Newport News for many years and Is one of the best known men In the city. Ho was for n long time chief drafts mail at the shipyard, but several years ago no was made assistant to General Superintendent of Hull Construction M. V. 1). Doughty, who was at that time Superintendent of hull construc? tion, lie Is considered by many one of tho most able officials of the yard. The cause for his resignation have not been made public. Mr. FOloy probably will continue to make his home here for some time, but he has not made known bis plans for the future. Mr. Joseph Weaver recently was made nn assistant to tho superintend? ent of bull construction and It is un? derstood that he will assume Mr. Foloy's duties when tho bitten- leaves. Whether or not another assistant to Superintendent Ferguson will be nam? ed Is not known. STEAMER SANTA RITA DAMAGED IN STORM VcsgcI Arrives at Montevideo With Part of Her Cargo Shifted. A cablegram from Montevideo, Uru? guay; under date of December stales that tho oil steamer Santa Rtfft, Cap? tain Connor, which put Into that port i on November 20 with pa -c of her ear ' go shitted, has at the earliest possible moment. The Santa Rita was converted into an oil carrier at the local Bhipyni'd and recently sailed for San Francisco via Now York, at which port she 1 aid? ed a enrgo of explosives Dnrlug the run down the coast of South America the steamer encounteied severe weather nnd sustained slight damage as well as having her cargo shifted. At Montevideo, COO tons if cargo was jettisoned and 1.000 ton i of her cargo, mostly carbide, was rostowr.d Iroiil be? tween docks to the holds. & Social-Personal Miss Annie Hamilton left yesterday for Wtlllnmsburg to attend a dance given at William & Mary College Miss Mary Put/el, of Richmond. Is the guest of her sister, Mrs. llolmos MoMurran. Mrs. w. Hi Redford left yesterday to visit relatives In Richmond nn.l Manchester. Mrs. Clarence Porter Jones has re? turned home after spending three weeks at her old home at Rnonn Vista. !m THEATRICAL ''is "Sleeping Reauty and the Boast" was presented at the Academy of Mu? sic last night by an Incapable com? pany, consisting of awkward men an* corpulent, women. Tho reception giv? en the production by the fair sized audience that gathered In the play house was about as chilly ns the at? mosphere in tho house. The costumes were old and rather shabby and the scenery had apparent? ly seen better days. COAL FOR WEST INDIES. Four Foreign Steamers In Port for Cargoes. Four foreign steamers are in port to ldad full cargoes of coal for ports in the West Indies. Two of these vessels are now loading car gees and the other two are anchor? ed in the stream awaiting berths nt the coal piers. Several other steamers have been chartered to load coal here for West Indian ports this month and it Is probable that the December ship? ments will exceed any monthly ship mcnts of the present year. ? Bay View Went Aground. It was learned here yesterday \hat the whalebnck steamer Ba.- View. Captain Cummlngs. grounded on Corn? field Point, near New "London, Ct., on December 1, She was later floated uninjured nnd proceeded to this port, but she had not arrived here up to .", o'clock yesterday afternoon. Important Notice to the Public. Mr. K. Millman was called to New York by telegram to purchnso a big lot of high grade sample clothing. He left the city last night via Cape Charlos. -It. Retail Grocers can secure "Waseo" Flour of the Wllklns-Dalby Company, Newport News. Ilj20tf. Dl Lyon's PERFECT Tooth Powder Cleanses and beautifies tno teeth and purifies the breath. Used by people of refinement for over a quarter of a century. Convenient for tourists. PREPARED OY If it lsn$ Right, We'll Gladly Make it So j That is our standing offer on whatever you liny from us. We warrant every article to bo exactly as represented; if it proven otherwise, we'll glad? ly "make it good." There is no safer basis on which you can make your holiday pur? chases in Diamonds, Jewelry, Watches. Clocks, Cut Glass, Silver, etc. Make your selections now. Wo will lay them away for you until the holiday if you desire. ARRITT & CO. Jewelers. 2909 Washington Avenue. BUY CLOTHES RIGHT. WEuTHEIlER & CO. Will place on Sale for this week only l ill'sm atGreatly Reduced Prices Satisfaction Guaranteed or Money Back WEuTHEIlER & CO. 26th and Washington Avenue, and 2206 Jefferson Avenue. ABSOLUTELY PURE WHISKEY. Physicians and others desiring an excellent article are respectively re? quested to give this whiskey a trial on my guarantee,. Mellowed by age. B. R. COFER, 80le Agent. 24th Street, near Washington Avenue: Capital Dry Goods House. -WASHINGTON AVENUE AT 30W STREET ? The Store That Saves You Money. A Special Sale Today of Woman's Stylish Long Goats, $80.00 Values, for Those Coals an- In Die now est plaids, and also In plain Tan Ker? seys?They are made in the very latest style and are our regular $10.00 Coats; reduced for to? day to . $7.33 Women's new Tailor-made Dress Skirts; $5.00 values for . $3.88 W O M B N 'S . Suits, for . TAILOR-MADE $15.50 WOMEN'S $30.00 TAILOR rle.sui,s:.$20.00 comes only when the Eyeglass Clips hold tight* when you smile or.w ,you frown All are Satisfied Who wear Hull & Hull's pre? script ion glasses with so easy mountings. Why not give a sat? isfying Christinas present to your frleuds. HULL & HULL, Optical Parlors. 121 Twenty-Blxth St., Opposite P. O., Newport News, Va. Until further notices the N. N. &. O. P. Ry. & Electric Co., will receive freight for Pino Reach, via Ivy Ave., Newport News, at their Freight Depart? ment, Hampton; also, at their freight office, Newport News, Va., beginning at once. Nov. 2C. 190G. THORNTON F. JONES, Agt. l-2G-tf. Hampton, Va. DO YOU WANT A GOOD WATER? Newport News Va. MR. JOHN W. READ, Agent Palmer Springs Lithia Water, New? port News, Va. Dear Sir:?For several years I have personally used the Palmer Springs, Lithia Water and have prescribed it in my practice with a great deal of | satisfaction and pleasure. In stom? ach disorders it is cspoclally good and as a healthy table water I do not know of any better. Yours very truly, B. ROSCOE GARY, M. D. Mr. L. H. Read. Palmer Springs, Va. I have used your Lithia Water for sciatica (rheumatism) and hnve never failed to get relief from its use. it is flic best remedy I have ever seen. I cheerfully recommend it to any one suffering from this trouble. W. M. COOPER. 3104 West Ave., Newport News, Va. Palmer Springs Lithia Water Co., Newport News, Va. This Is to certify that I have used Pnlmer Sprinfjs Lithia Wator for chills and fever and it made a speedy cure. C. E. JACKSON, Warrenton, N. C. NEWRORT NEWS BOTTLING CO.,; Agents. Bell Phone. No. 333. 11-21-8U-W. Prof.O.F.THEEL,527^hrst: rMladrlphla, Pa. "IIa llrat.rhrr Arft?' Only (Irr. , taaa HprflalUI la Aoar-rlra. flaaraatae? to rara mho \ \hj sail Prl.ala Dlarivra. Klrrurs Ahinra, Wni. I amra.h'lood Potwia/ntlirra ran't) Sar.ou. [MillUj, > Lo-I XaaliiMHl.Caatrr.TarlHvnlr AiAtrlrlr,rr,>n?ruHla|>,l-|> dnrtopcneala t HbrantraOncnr,.,nrl,M'. niwa.n*MaliHf*, Lu?Dralaa. 40 J.ar.' prarlWal * A ;rar>' ha?pltal r.jwr. Uitrctn.Urnaan;. b>nit for "JlonL," ml. all,aipoalnz nrrf An Old Grudge. ?Eve was excluded several thous? ands years ago from the Garden of Eden, and now she Is excluded from | the Cnarlton- Library of Worcester. Mass. That "is - ox post facto with a vengennce.?New York Tribune. Waiting for Charter. The schooner 'Horace W. Macom- ] L.er arrived In port yesterday from Wiscasset.,to await a. charter. The) schooner has been employed In the coastwise conl trado out of this port for several weckB. Union Dental Co. Twenty-sixth Street and Washington Avenufti Offer special prices until Jan? uary 1. 1907. Gold Crowns . $4.00 Gold Fillings.$1.00 up. Sets of teeth without plates, $0.00. Nothing in roof of mouth to interfere with tongne or taste, and will not drop while eating, laughing or talking. We Stand For Clean Linen may vn CALL FOK Your Laundry or FAMILY .VA8HT HOTEL WARWICK LAUNDRY Phone 10. Cor. West Ave. A. .:4th St, <sx?xJx4vsx?KgK?*i <SxS*5x? ^ *"H<S>Sx?*3><?<&3><Sx? <3>^><8>^><S^5><S>^<?>?><S>^><?>$ <S> ^SxS-^^x&^xSkSx^ ? Whipped Cream Puffs and Pastries, Health Food Bakery. <S?<ts&&&&$xZ?&Pi &&&&&&&& MENANDW0MCH. 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