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Board of Directors Hold an Im? portant Meeting in New York. MEN WHO WILL BE IN CHARGE > Vice-Presldents and General Manag? ers Assigned to Different Parts of the System?Fairfax Harrison Is President's Assistant. (Dy Associated Press.) NEW YORK. Dec. 14.?Many im? portant appointments were made by the directors of (ho Southern company at n meeting held today. Tho appointments made today are ns follows: Alexander B. Andrews, vlco president, with headquarters In Kalnfch, N. C; John Chip, vlco presi? dent in charge of traffic, with head? quarters In Washington. D. C.; 0, 11. Ackert, vice president and general manager. In charge of operating and mnlutanonce departments and Imme? diate charge of operating departments east and south of Hnrrlmnn Junction, Nnshvlllo, Chattanooga and Memphis, with hondquuiiers ut Washington, D. C.j Thomns C. Powell, vice-president. In general chat-go of operating depart? ment of St. Louis and Louisville Hues and of tho traffic Interests of tho company with hendqunrtors In St. Louis; Henry n. Spencer, vlcoprosl dont in general churgo of purchasing dopnrtmonts with offices at Washing ton, D. C.J Fairfax Harrison, vice president, assisting the president In matters of finance and matters relat? ing to the treasury and accounting de? partments and performing such duties as the president may direct, With headquarters in Washington. t FREE AFTER TEN TRIALS. East Tennesseean Who Killed Neigh? bor Was Thrice Convicted. KNOXV1LLIC. T15NN.. Dec. 14.? I After being tried ten times for the j niurdor of Sherman Dyer on .luly DJ. 1*M)2. Derry Donohow, n prominent , citizen of Union County. Is a free i man, tho Indictment against him hav i lug boon dismissed by Attorney Den j oral Uuttram, in Union County, sitting at Maynardsvllle. I The Donehew caso is a cause cole i bro In Tennessee Jurisprudence, be i cause of the very active prosecution ami the equally active defense which was made by Clou. D. D. Anderson an ex-Con federate solider, who has stood by Donehew during the four years, and although It required no less than two habeas corpus proceedings, has I kepi him from behind the prison bars. Five times was ilie case tried be? fore the Circuit Court, two Of the I trials resulting in hung juries. The other three trials resulted in eonvlc j tlons and long sentences to the pen I j tentlury, and each time tho case was ; appealed to the Supremo Court, before which Gen. Anderson ninde a strong appeal and argument. Tho Supreme Court judges reversed tho sentence euch time and grantod a new trial. At tho recent session the Supromo Court dismissed tho case and suggested to the attorney general of l ho court bolOW that further proceed? ings bo nulled. Donehew and Dyer were neighbors, and Donohow killed Dyer at a stag supper gl von at the homo of a neigh? bor. Dyer was drinking and assaulted Donehew. Tho later waB n solider In the Confederate army. In the Name of Sense, that good common sense of which ali of us have a share, how can you continue to buy ordinary soda crackers, stale and dusty as they must be, when for 50 you c^ri get / Uneeda Biscuit fresh from the oven, protected -.. from dirt by a package the very beauty of which makes you hungry* NATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY Correct Wearables for Men B.KupponhaVm??ic-. Copyrinht 1906, by Th. Copyrloht 1906 Chicago Houio of Kupponhelmo, The Hou?o of Kupponholiner IT'S doubtfhl whether you could find two more stylish gar? ments than these Sack Suits, or a more stylish Overcoat, no matter where you look, nor how muah you wish to pay. Wilkins-Jenkins Co<, HATS, CLOTHING. SHOES AND FURNISHINGS, 2614 Washington Avenue. F THE NEW JEWELRY STORE HALES CO. Washington Avenue. We Invite. Christmas Shoppers to inspect our stock. Wo arc so busy opening and milking goods wo have not time to tell you through this medium, whnt we have to show you. Come to see us. A hearty welcome and courteous attention awaits you al? ways. HALES CO. jtewgfggj ggj Opticians 2900 WASHINGTON AVENUE. MORE MONEY FOR THE IE PRESIDENT Cabinet Officers' Salaries Xlso In? creased, But Pay of Con? gressmen Same.. VOIE ON BILL WAS HOST DECISIVE Several Members of the House of Re? presentatives Made a Strong Fight for a Higher Salary, But They Were Beaten by a Vote of 100 to 188. ../ (Rv Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, D. C. Dec. 14.?Uy a vote of LOU to 188, the House of Re? presentatives today refused to In Icrease from ?5,000 to $7,500; the sal juries of senators and members of the House of Representatives. I The house, however, by an over? whelming vote increased the salaries ,'Of the vice-president, the speaker of .the house and members of the Presl 'dent's cabinet to ?12,000 each. I In anticipation of the question of the increasing of the salaries coming before; the house, there was an exceed? ingly large membership present and the dobnte on several of the amend? ments for IncreaBOB, which were of? fered by .Mr. Littauer, of Now York to the legislative appropriation bin, was followed by marked interest. Dis? posing of the salary question the house passed the legislative, execu? tive nud Judicial appropriation bill. Mr. Lit lauer or New York opened the discussion by presenting an amend I mont raising the snlarles of the vice president and the speaker of the house to $12,000 per annum. He I :.poko of (he spenker of the i house und said Hint ovory i body recognizes that the dutlns are arduous and that the pay Is not ade? quate, After several speeches, the amend? ment was adopted by u vote of 21G to 61; (he opposition falling to secure voles enough to call the ayes ami noes. More Money for Cabinet Officers. HavlUg won n most substantial vic? tory. Mr. Llttauer added another amendment as follows: "On and af? ter March 4th. 1007, tho compensa? tion of the bends of the executive de purttuents, who uro members of the President's cabinet, shall be at the rale of $12,0(10 per annum each." Mr. Llttauer held up a large picture of a president of n baseball associa? tion, whose salary had been lncrensed from $10.000 to $15,000 n year and contrasted that with the salaries of tho cabinet. The nmeridmont was adopted 204 to (50. No More Money for Congressmen. Mr. Llttauer. who retires to private life with tho eloBe of the present con? gress, offered a provision raising the . salaries of senators und members of congress, delegates and the resident commissioner from Porto Rico to v?. MOO. the Increase to begin on March 4. toon. Mr. Clark's Stand. Representative Clark of Florida said he desired to discuss the ques? tion from tho standpoint of a poor man. Ho called attention to the fact that "men are retiring from the ser? vice of the country and returnlnc; to privato life, solely because the salnry which they received In official posi? tions was inadequate to maintain them, and they see In future yenrs poverty for tfiolr children and want in their old ago. "I bellovo there arc not ten men on this floor who lu private conversation will not say the salary is-inadequate the Increase is right, but some say I cannot afford to vote for it." Mr. Lamar of Florida, offered the amendment, as did Representative Oronnn of North Dakota. Lncev of Iowa and Webber of Ohio. Others who snoke In'favor of the amendment were Representatives Qrosvenor. Sims snd Onines. The amendment was de f on tod by a vote of ayes 106, noes 188. Bank Clearances. (Ry Associated Presse NRW YORK. Dec. 14.?Total bank clearances, $3.318,597.993; incrense six per cent. Outside of New York citv. $1.158.219. Richmond, $7,015.964, increase 14.5. Savannah.. $7.367.618, increase 20.1. Atlanta. $5,847.509, Increase 13.If Norfolk, $3,486,217. Increase 30.5f. Augusta. $2,094.350. increase 17i3. Charleston, $1,696,729. increnso 3.4. Knoxvllle, $1,674,369. increase &1.2. Jacksonville, $1,574,369, indrease 16,1. Macon, $S91,368, increase 27.4. Found Guilty of Peonage. CHARLOTTE, N. C, Dec. 14.?The case of alleged peonage on South and Western railroad works near Marion, N. C., was concluded in the federal court here today, the Carolin?" Com nnny being fined $1,250 and thjjllndl vldual defendants, Mark Baxter and W. W. McBlery. $1,000 each" on pleas of guilty. For a sweet, wholesome biscuit, roll or loaf of bread, use "Wnseo" Flour. 11-20-tf. Secure your Christmas presents nt ?ost at the closing out sale of the Chicago Housefurnlshlng Co. Tills Is in opportunity you should take ad? vantage of. 12-14)0t. T^et us have your order for the hol? idays. You will find our goods as represented. The beot qualities in Wines and Liquors. NEWPORT NTCWS WINE & LIQUOR CO.. Corner Twenty-fifth street and Washington avenue. Both phones. 12-12-lm. STARVING RUSSIANS LIVING LIKE BEASTS One Hundrad Thousand of Thorn Driven to Frenzy by the Pangs of Hunger. ST. PETERSBURG. Dec. 14.?Ono hundred thousand peasants in the pro? vinces Of KUSSla, nindO desperate by their torribie sufferings In the famine now prevailing throughout the ..coun? try, have become brutalized to a point almost beyond belief. They are liv? ing like boasts, and seem to be stirred !>y only one impulse, to wreak all the destruction within their power. Terrible famine riots hnve occurred In the Samara and Simbirsk provinces where tho famished peasants have made raids on estates of landowners. In seven Instances, so far reported, starving hordes killed tho landlords and their entire families, hacking the ?edles of their viel tins to pieces with axes, spades and other implements. The troops sent into districts have been unable to restore order. Valu? able buildings have been fired in numerous Instances, und the estimat? ed value of property destroyed Is $10, (100,000. S. M. A. Cadets Bound Negro. STAUNTON VA.. Dec. 14?Charles Carter, colored, was arrested last nigh) on the charge .of selling li? quor t cadets of the Staunton Mil? itary Academy. Cadets caught und bound the negro and summoned the police. Carter was jailed for trial tomorrow. If you have not already done so. yon should attend the closing out sale of the Chicago Honsefurnlshlng Co. High-class Furniture at cost. 12-14-01. Have You $2,0007 We offer some excellent property near Jefferson Avenue and Twenty sixth Street for this sum, renting at $240 annually, paving 12 per cent. You could get a loan of $1,000 on It; then $240 would pay the $G0 annual Int. on same, and give yon 18 per cent, on your own $1,000 Invested in it. Nothing finer. See it qulcklv. SOM? MER VI LU3 TRUST CO., (Incorpor? ated). 12-13-3L No question about it. "Waseo" '?'lour makes whiter and sweeter bread, rolls and biscuits. Insist on getting "Waseo." 11-20-tf. Christmas and New Year Holidays? Special Round Trip Rates via C. & O. Route. For the holidays the C. & O. will sell tickets nt reduced rates between ill stations nt. ono and one third fare Ollis 25 cents. . Rates Newport News to Richmond and return $3.25. Tickets on sale December 21sl to 25th, und December 31st and January 1st; good until Jnuuurv 2nd, 1907. 12-13, 15. 10, 18, 20, 23. 27, 29. 301- 1. ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE. At 12 O'clock Noon, Dec. 20, 1906, at 619 Twenty-fourth Street, Newport News, Va.. I shall sell nt public auc? tion to the highest bidder, all of the apparatus, paraphernalia, equipment, stock and property, license and good will of The Home Bottling Works, together with one horse, 2 sets of harness, two wagons, and one buggy belonglnR to Bathe, all located nt said place. Terms, one-half cash, balance evidenced by two bonds of equal amounts, properly secured and paya? ble in 3 and 6 months respectively. ?ALSO? The Lion Llthia Water Business, and Its full equipment, stock, property, paraphernalia and good will, together with pony harness, belonging to same; at the said place and tlmo and upon tho above said terms; all of which aforesaid property is a part of the personal estate of J. 'M. Wilson, de? ceased. C. L. SIBLEY, Administrator of the estate of J. M. Wilson, deceased. 12-11-td. TRUSTEE'S SALE. In pursuance to a decreo entered on the 10th day of December, 1900, and the decree amending same en? tered on the 14th day of December, 190G, In the Corporation Court of the City of Newport News, Va., in the cause of C. C. Berkeley, trustee, vs. A. T. Hagan & Co. et als., In chan? cery, now pending, and by virtue of the terms of a certain Deed of Trust made and executed by the GRISWOLD TROY LAUNDRY COMPANY. IN CORATED, on the 6th day of Sep? tember, 1900, by which all of the property of tho said corporation Is conveyed to me in trust, which said deed Is recorded in the Clerk's Office of said Court, in Deed Book 31, at page 116, I shall, at 10 O'clock A. M., on the 20th Day of December, 1906, In front of the building and place of business of the said LAUNDRY, viz.. 3209 WASHINGTON AVE., in said Cltv, sell at public auction, FOR CASH, to the highest bidder, all of the said property, including tho build? ing, machinery, horse, harness, two laundry wagons and lenso. CHARLES C. BERKELEY, Trustee. 12-15-5t. TRUSTEES' SALE. Default having been made in pay? ment of the debt secured by deed of trust from Polly Smith and hus? band, to the undersigned trustee, dated June 10th, 1905. nnd duly re? corded In the clerk's office of the cor noration court of the city of Newport News, Va., I shall, as trustee In said deed of trust, at the request of the ben? eficiary therein secured, on Satur? day. December 22nd. 190G, at 12:30 P. M.t in front of tho court house, of Newport News. Va.. sell at public auction to the highest bidder, lot num? ber 61 in block number 45 on map of the city of Newport News. Va., record? ed In the clerk's office of corDoratlon court of the city of Newport News, Va., In Platt Book number one. page number three to which reference Is hereby made. Terms announced at the sale. E. S. BLANTON, Trustee. * REYNOLDS BROS., Auctioneers. ? 12-13-10t. < CHEAP ADVERTISING, CASH IN ADVANCE. ONB CENT A WORD. Advertisement* Under classified heads In this column will be Inserted ! at the uniform rato of one cent a word Ifor each Insertion. No advertisement, however email, less than 28 cents for the first Insertion. Cash In advance Invariably, special rate? made on long contracts. Orders for discontinuance [ must be made In writing. WANTED. WANTED?A YOUNG LADY ABOUT 10 or 18, of pleasant address, to J wait on customers and answer 'phones. Opportunity to learn hook keeping. Apply between 12 and 1 o'clock. HUB CLEANING AND PRESSING CO., -211 Thirty-third Street. 12-16-tf. WANTED?BAR TENDER MUST BE neat, sober and accustomed to wait lug on the best trade. References required. Address "Q," Dally Press. 12-14-tf. WrANTED?FOR A GOOD MEAL GO to Jamestown Dining Room, 222 Twonty-olghth Street. Now under new management. One meal will convince you that this Is the place to eat. P. A. ROGERS, Mgr. 12-9-Gt WANTED?BOARDERS, 130 THIR ty-flrst Street. Modern convenlen-i ces. References exchanged. ll-2-3m? WANTED?THE TRADE TO SEE our large assortment of horse blank? ets, robes, eto. MILLER & GLEA SON, Twenty-eighth street. 10-12-tt. WANTED ? CLOTHES OF ANT kind or description to be cleaned, pressed scoured, dyed, altered or repaired. Work the beBt. Prices the lowest; satisfaction guaranteed. THE HUB CLEANING & PRESS? ING GO., 211 33rd St. Cltz. 'Phone, 328. J. H. WHEELER. Prop. SPECIAL NOTICE. CANARY BIRD8. ST. ANDRES burg Rollers, fine trained singers; Hartz Mountain Canaries, good singers, guaranteed; Purity Brand Bird Seed, Gold Fish and Globes. O. ALBERT LENZ, 2502 Jefferson Ave., next Jefforion Bank, tf. A. B. ABBITT. WHOLBSALE-GRO cor, tobacco, eto. Hay, grain and feed. Ask your grocer for Van Camp's Corn 10c; Van Camp'B Peas, 15c. 10-17-tt. BLUB PRINTING AND TRACING? Guy P. Murray, 829 28tb St.. City. LOST AND FOUND. LOST?SCOTCH COLLIE PUPPY? dark brown, with white breast and while and tnn feet. Answers to name of Colonel. Reward if return? ed to MRS. CAROLYN DAVIS WEI GAN D, 114 Twenty-eighth Street. It. LOST?EYEGLASSES. WITH RUCK cord guard; reward if left at the Dally Press Office. 12-14-2L LOST?ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, on car leaving Hampton at 2:15 p. m., box containing eight (8) silver spoonB. Finder will please return to DR. B. J. PRESSEY'S office. Citizens and Marine Bank building, Newport News, and receive re? ward. 12-9-tf. FOR RENT. FOR RENT?TWO OFFICHS IN Schmelz Building; light, beat and janitor's service free. Apply SCHMELZ BROTHERS' BANK. 10-21-lJ. FOR RENT?NICELY FURNISHED front room, on third floor, southern exposure, heated, 127 Thirty-first street. 9-23-tf. TRANSFER COMPANIES. OLD DOMINION BAGGAGE TRANS fer; offices C. & O. Station. 'Phones, Bell. Nos. 401 and 135. Cttz., No. 12. ?.i _ _ SPECIAL NOTICES. LADIES?CHRISTMAS IS COMING and church Boclals, festivals and operas, and you want your hair dressed for all occasions, so come where it is done the best. We may not be the cheapest, but ono trial at ' my parlors will convince you. Miss Irvln Is the best Hair Dresser, Manicurist, Chiropodist and Mas 8iiese' in the City also headquarters for the best Hair Goods. Call and bo convinced. NICHOLAS" HAIR DRESSING PARLOR; 203 Twenty seventh street, Sllsby Building. 12-11-tf. UNDERTAKERS. W. B. ROUSE. FOR GOOD SERVICE and fine hacks, 234-236 Twenty-fifth street 'Phon? 61. MONEY TO LOAN. I MONEY TO LOAN IN SUMS OF $30 to $1,000 at 6 per cent Merchants Mechanics Savings Asjnciatlon.AlIan D.. Jones, Secretary and Attorney. First National Bank Building. A Young La Who wishes steady employmi easy work, earning $6.00 to $1 today. Learners paid while ut Newport N American Thirty-fourth Street and Vir? Read and Wonder A $350.00 Witney Piano at Your Own Price. When we say "at your own price" we mean it. As a Christ? mas Offering to my trade, I placed in my window on Mon? day, Nov 26\.h, the above piano which will be reduced $5.00 per day until sold. I have one of the above make ot pianos in my own home and will vouch for its quality. In fact. Witney's name alone Is sufficient. NOW, IT IS UP TO YOU TO BUY THIS PIANO AT YOUR OWN PRICE. On and after Monday, Decem? ber 10th, our store will be open until 9 o'clock p. m. to accom? modate Christmas shoppers. M. fl. LASH 2K0:t-".-7 Washington Ave. FOR SALS. FOR SALE?A OIFT WORTH WHILE Is nn Edison Phonograph. We have n full lino for the holiday trade, ranging in prices from $10 to $50. Also Records of the old and new songs, orchestra and band selec? tions, at 35c each. THE CEO. D. HAMPTON PIANO CO., 210 Twen? ty-eighth Street. 12-13-tf. FOR SALE?COOD MULE?APPLY E. C. SHIELD, Chestnut avenue and Twenty-seventh Street. 12-9-6t. FOR SALE?SEVERAL SETS OF Becond hand buggy harness. In good condition. MILLER & QLEASON, Twenty-eighth Street. 10-31-tf. LOTS FOR SALE OR LEASE IN ALL parts of the city. Call and get prices. OLD DOMINION LAND CO., Hotel Warwick building. FOR SALE?TWO SAIL BOATS, Eleven and twenty-one tonnage, also gasoline engine, twenty-five horse power, cheap for cash. See G. W. PHILLIPS. Hampton, Va. 12-15-2t. e*S>?>^S>3><&<S><S^ Whipped Cream Puffs and Pastries. Health. Food Bakery. <&$*8kS<?><$><S^3>^ dy or Girl, mt, with pleasant surroundings, O.OO weekly, can do so by applying ider instructions. ews Branch, Tobacco Co., Inla Avsnus. ?-20-Jm.