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District Attorney Jerome Seems
ty Have Awakened at Lest, j
MANY WITNESSES SUBPOENAED
Andy Hamilton Win* First Skirmish
In Fight With the New York Lifo
Insurance Company for the Return
of Over a Half Million.
[f (By Associated PrcHn.)
NI3W YORK, Dec. 20.?The grand
Jury held a special aossion this
?morning to continuo tho investiga?
tion of the Now York Lifo Insur?
ance company which Imb begun lust
week. District Attorney Jerome
spent some time in summing up
before tho . grand Jury the facts
?ilfsvelopert during tho Investigation.!
but declined to sny anything for
publication.
l ate In the afternoon LcwIh A.
Dohiflcld. counsel for Goo. AV. Per?
kins, appeared Rt the district attor?
ney's ofllce and talked with that
'official. Several bookkeoprB of tho
New York Lifo Insurance company
have been subpoenaed to give evl
doncn in connection with tho infor?
mation brought out in the examina?
tions of Mr. Perkins* liklmund D.
Randolph, treasurer of company,
Clliof Clerk Matllaon. ?Alexander
/Webb, J. Carroll Root. Woodbury
O" l.angdon, G. A.| Morris and oth?
ers will have to testify.
? Demurrers Interposed by Andrew
Hamilton to the complaint of tho
Now York lifo lusurnnco Company
In its stilt to compel him to ncrount
for $574,2G0 received and distributed
by hlin on behalf of tho company
were siutnlncd today by Judgo BIs
choff In tho Supremo Court.
The Court finds nnd upholds the
demurrer of the Insufficiency as to
the first throo causes of action,
and gives the life insurance com?
pany leave to amend on the. payment
of cost. , .
-' ? ???
Death of Mrs, Morgan.
Mrs. Robortn Morgan, eldest daugh?
ter of Mr. ami Mrs. P.' L. Hudson, died
In1 her fortieth year at her home at
fljvorvlow yoBterdny afternoon at (1:30
o'clock. Though she had boon an in?
valid for some time, her death camn
nn;.a'Shock to ltor many friends nnd
relatives, complications having recent?
ly arisen which hastened hor domlse.
Fiijieral Borvlces will bo conducted by
R)9v. W. Asbury Christian, of Trinity
228-230 28th St.
American Plan,
$2.00 and $2.50
Cafe open from 8 a. m.
to 12 p. m.
Oysters, Fish
and Qame in Season
Finest Wines,
Liquors and
Cigars.
R. L. Madison,
Manager.
M. 13. church, nt the residence thin af?
ternoon at a o'clock, The deceased Is
survived by her husband; Mr. Krank
Morgan, and two dnughlcrs, Mrs. Ed?
ward Nichols, and Mlus Ethol Dove.
SEAMAN IS DROWNED
BETWEEN SHIP AND PIER
Middle-Aged Lamp Trimmer Belong?
ing to the Rappabannock
Loses His Life.
A mlddlo-nged seaman named Mc?
Donald, employed on the British
Klcumcr Rappabannock as, a
lamp trimmer, was drownea
Christmas afternoon by falling
between the Rappannook and Ches
nponke & Ohio plor No. 4. The body
was recovered yesterday and Major
.Tnmes Ha?ghton, tho nrltlsh vice
consul! coudtioted an Investigation.
McDonald had been ashore cele?
brating Christmas and Is said to
have been in an Intoxicated con?
dition when he attempted to rotum
to his ship. Ho Is said to have a
wife and family living in England.
When yo?/ open a pack?
age of Uneeda Biscuit
it's like opening the oven
door and taking them out
crisp, fresh, and clean.
are the [only Soda
Crackers. Others cease
to be "crackers" after a
few hours exposure to the
air. Open a package of
Uneeda Biscuit to-day.
NATIONAL BISCUtT'COMPAMY
Correct Wearables for Men
9 r % P
Copyright 1906 e??w,i?ht ,?wi h?Th? Copyr!Bht 1906
Kupponh*lm?f ACC Copyright 1906, oy ThO |. "Th? Hou.o of Kupponholmer
Chicago Hovt* of Kupponhelmor
TS donbtf hi whether you could find two more stylish gar?
ments than these Sack Suits, or a more stylish Overcoat ,
o matter where you look, nor how mil ah you wish to pay.
'Wiikins-Jenkins Co.,
tt%?S, CLOTHING, SHOES AND FURNISHINGS
2614 Washington Avenue.
BfiT?iTrjv*"**WiV
Friend and Foe of Department's
Flans Will Line op In Con?
gress After Holidays.
RELATIVE S1HENBTH OF NATIONS
??
Shipbuilding >?"?r Plate Men, Steel
Manufacture? and Others Are In?
terested In ",e Result and Spirited
Battle Is Predicted?Lobby to be
Active in struggle.
WASHINGTON. Poo. 2?.?A right,
the equal of v"hlch hns not yet been
aeon, will proh>',,y commence with the
flral meeting ?>f tnc house com:nit*eo
on mtval attain after the holidays to
determine the' future policy of the
I tilted StntcB nH to larger naval port
era once for i<"- At Hint time It 1?
expected that thoro will ijj a sha.p
line-up of na^nl expansion nnd anti
expansion men< and the right promises
to be one wel' worth watching. Be?
sides the niem,,p,'s of Congronq d:?lng
nioBt of the flfthtlng. will bo r.nmd
shipbuilders, nrn,or 1'late men, steel
men. and, hi fact, many whoso in?
comes are larr'cl-v augmented by the
United States.
Many meml)0rH of Congress who
hnvo herctofor" favored bulld'.ng bnt
tleshlps now jiroelalm that the navy
Is top heavy, n"?* they will put forth
their best efft/,tH f?r more coast-dc
fonse boats, fhese. they claim, ?III
cost less and p'ovo more effective for
our present ncpl,B> 'it least while- we
have ho many excellent and senn j- thy
ships now la commission.
Ah an argtimont why tho United
States should hcs,tnto before authoris?
ing (ho conHtruRtlo? of more ships at
n cost or Bevor9' million doMars oach
at this time. It 'a proposed by many
In favor of m<fro coast defence boat
const ruction tP show by the latest
available figure's that It would ho al?
most Imposslblt' for fbc United States
ever to entel1 "D or surpass Great
Britain In grosi? tonnage, and that to
equal Prance, v'hlch is now ahead of
us by 75.000 lon8' would entail an
enormous exp?,,,HO aa<l one which
would douhtlesi' sacrifice many other
projects were ll to be done.
Relative Stre"fl*h ?'f the Nations.
It will also b? shown that on Jan. 1,
1007. the relatlvo strength of all the
navies of thy wo./ld will be as fol?
lows:
England liar1 ,n commission fifty
first-class battlDBhl|?s, and has tjjrqo
In course or extraction. She also
hns thirty-two armored cruisers and
ten building; 141* tornedo-boat destroy
era and elghteei1 building, thlrtyrseven
torpedo boats, twonli'-n'ne submarines
and forty buildlPK
Prance lias nineteen first-class bat?
tleships nnd bIx building; nineteen ar?
mored cruisers i?"d f'vo building; thir?
ty-two torpedoboHt destroyers and
thirty-two bulldl"K: 220 torpedo bpnts
nnd fifty-two p?Hdlng; forty subma?
rines nnd thirty building.
Tho United States hns olghtoen
first-class hattW'hlpo a"d nine build?
ing; night arnif/i'od cruisers and four
building; sixteci1 torpedo-boat destroy
erfi, thirty-two u'TGdo boats and eight
submarines.
Germany Iibb twenty first-class bat?
tleships and flvf building; six armor?
ed cruisers and two building; forty
flvo torpedo-boa* destroyers and eigh?
teen building; wrty-four torpedo boats
and twenty 8ubrParI"es.
Russia has ob*nt battleships or the
first-class and four building; throe
armored cnilsef and four building;
sixty-eight torP?rt?-boat destroyers
and . twenty-flvt? building; firty-nine
torpedo boats nt'" twenty submarines.
Italy has nine first-class battleships
and four bulldln^ six armored cruis?
ers and three bidding; sixteen torpe?
do-boat dcBtrovera and four building;
ninety torpedo bont8 and twenty-seven
building.
Austria has tW? battloshlps and one
building; three armored cruisers, ono
lorpodo-boat destroyer and five build?
ing; thirty torp^'? boats and twenty
three building.
England has 101 cruisers that
vary from 1,000 t0 6'0?0 tons; Frahco
has thirty-throe, United States forty
four. Germany thirty-rive, Japan
twenty-two. Ru8?'la fifteen, Italy thir?
teen, Austria thf0?
In coast-defoifce vesBels England
has none. Prance twelve, United States
t welvo, Germany 0,Kht, Japan three,
Russia six, Ita'y none and Austria
none.
Warsh/P Tonnaae.
The relativo o/i'dor ot warship ton
Inago at this date" Is as follows:
Great Britaii'- 1,640,765; France
609,937; United States. 525.970; Ger?
many. 457,180; Ji?Pau, 384,131; Russia.
253,040; Italv, ^02,953; Austria, n;i,
527.
When all the ?,,llns ??w being con?
st ructed are conrfl,!<!tcd It will bo as
follows:
Great Britain, 1.851,854; France,
799.257; United States, 731.196; Ger?
many, 568.160; Japan, 452.391; Rub
sla, 375,823; IU?-V. 283,317; Austria,
130.727.
Tho United States will have In?
creased her percentage or tonnage
more than any (>'her country In tho
world when all shfl>3 now being built
are rinlshed w'th the exception of
Great Britain. btflPS ??ly f'vo points
behind her.
If you are goIriK to buy Wines and
Liquors for the b^'daya why not buy
tho best for your' money. Our motto.
"Honest goods afla> honest measure."
NEWPORT NB^S WINE $ Uh
OUOR CO.. CornC" Twenty-fifth street
and Washington <?venue. Both phonos
1212-1 m.
MISSING 35 YEARS,
ONLY FIVE MILES AWAY
But Joseph Clover Southmayd, Long
Mourned as Dead, Wanted to
Live Secret Life.
DERBY, CONN., Dec. 2G.?Thirty
flvc yeai'B ago JoBeph Glover South']
inn yd. then a youth of twenty-two. dis?
appeared from his home In Middle
town and soon after was given up an
dead, as >he answered the description
of a young man lost at sea.
Southmayd walked into Middletown
yesterday and Bought hlB relatives. To
the astonished few he found alive he
told that continuously since his disap?
pearance he had been living on a farm
near Coventry, ouly flvo miles away.
Ho had been married and prosperous
for many years.
j Ills only explanation for Iiis strange
, conduct is that lie had an uncontrolln
i hie Impulse to keep his whereabouts
n secret until his rolatlves should
meet him by chance.
-.-~
WRANGLE OVER RELIEF WORK.
Mavcr Schmitz Threatens to Remove
Officials of the Distributing Bureau.
SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.. Dec. 2C ?
The war hot ween the relief-commit tee
and the city ofriolnls is growing worse
and it Is quite evident the result will
monn difficulty for the refugees. Mav
or Schmitz has Intimated that he will
remove former Mnyor James D. Phe
lan. bend of the relief corporation,
nnd an otfort of that kind will proba?
bly carry the mutter of directing the
distribution of monoy into the courts.
When Mr. I'helan wns asked what he
thought of the statements made ahout
lilm and the remainder of the reliof
corporation by Mayor Schmitz before
the Park Committee on Saturday he
wan Inclined to treat the matter with
contempt. Regarding Mr. Schmitz*
intimation that danger awaits him
Mr Phohin sold: ?
"Mayor Schmitz would better look
out for his own neck."
CHRISTMAS AT SAILOR'S RE8T.
Enjoyable Entertainment Given for
Seamen in Port.
An enjoyable entertainment at the
Pallors' Rest was Riven Christmas
night for the sallorB In port. A
large number of tnrs attended am*
spent, a pleasant evening.
Presents of comfort bags nnd oth?
er small articles, candles, nuts and
fruits were given the guests.
NEW ORLEANS, LA., Doc. 26.?
Henry Newman, founder of the cot?
ton dim of H, & C. Newman, died
hi his homo here today. He was
08 years of age.
Death from Lockjaw,
nevor follows an Injury dressed
with Ducklen's Arnica salve. Its an?
tiseptic nnd healing properties pre
vent blood poisoning. Chas. Os
wnld, merchant of Rensolaersvllle
N. V., writes: "It cured Seth
Durch, of thl? place, of the ugllset
sore on his neck I ever sav." Cures
Cuts, Wounds, Burns and Sores. 25c.
at The Ideal Pharmacy
We make a specialty of fine old
straight Whiskies. Imported and Do
mestlc Sherries and Ports. NEW?
PORT NEWS WINE & LIQUOR CO..
Corner Twenty-fifth street and Wash?
ington avenue. Both phones. 12-12-lm
Christmas and New Vear Holidays?
Special Round Trip Rates via
C. & O. Route.
For tho holidays the C. & O. will
sell tickets at reduced rates between
nil stations nt one nnd one third fare
plus 25 cents. . Rates Newport News
to Richmond and ret urn $3.25. Tickets
on sale December 2lst to 25th, and
Decomber 31st and January 1st; good
until January 2ad, 1907.
12-13. 15. 10. 18. 20. 23. 27, 29, 30 1- 1.
H. B. Walker sells the combination
Four, "Good Luck." 12-25-tf
AMUSEMENTS.
ACADEMY?THURSDAY
HENRY W. SAVAGE OFFERS
HARRY BULGER
In the Season's Smartest Show
"The Man From Now"
A Guaranteed Attraction.
12-25-2t
SEALED PROPOSALS.
OFFICE PURCHASING COMMIS?
SARY, U. S. ARMY. NEWPORT
NEWS. VA., DECEMBER 22, 1906.
Scaled Proposals for furnishing and
delivering Subsistence Stores, fresh
meats and fresh vegetables In this
city during the month of January,
1007, will ho received at this office
until 11 o'clock n. tn., on Janunry 2,
1907, and then opened. Information
furnished on application. Envelopes
containing bids should be marked
"Proposals for fresh meats and fresh
vegetables opened January 2. 1907,"
addressed to CAPTAIN F. H. POM
ROY, Commissary, U. S. A.
12-23,25,27,28,31;l-2?6t
TRUSTEES' SALE.
TRUSTEE'S SALE.
Default having been made in pay?
ment of tho debt secured by deed of
trust from H. S. Merrlam, unmarried,
to the undersigned trustee, dated
April 16th, 1906, and duly recorded In
tho Clerk'? office of the Corporation
Court of the City of Newport News,
Vn., I shall as trustee in said deed o?
trust, at the request of tho beneficiary
therein secured, on Saturday, Decem?
ber 29th, 1006, at 4 o'clock, p. m.,
in front of tho property, number 1313
I -3rd Street, sell at public auction to
I tho highest bidder, lot number 29 and
tho Easterly one-half of lot number
30. In block "A," on map of Ivyton ad?
dition to Newport News, Va., recorded
In the Clerk's offlco of the Corporation
Court of the City of Newport News,
Va., in plat book number one, pane
nine, to which roference Is hore made.
Terms announced at tho sRle.
THOS. NEWMAN, Trustoe.
8CIENCE PREVENT8 BALDNESS.
rhu Fat?! Germ and Its Remedy Now
i net? of Science.
It Is tho rarest thing In tae world for
. man to be necessarily bald. No man
/ho?o hair Is not dead at the roots, nee* |
o bald If he will use Nowbro's Herpi
4o, tho new scalp antlsoptlc. Herpl
do destroys tho germ that outs the hair
t at tlio root; and cleans tho scalp of
mdruft and loaves It In a perfectly
althy condition. Mr. Mannott, In tbo
"nrylond Block. Butte, Mont, was en
rely buld. In less than & month Herpi
de had removed the enemies of hair
rowth, and nature did Its work by cov?
ing his head with thick hair an Inch
ng, and in six weeks he had a normal
It of hair. Sold by loading druggists.
?n<], 10c. in stamps for sample to The
rrnlcido Co.. Detroit, Mich.
ALLEN'S DRUG ST ORB, HANGER A
OULICK. SPECIAL AGENTS.
CHEAP ADVERTISING
CASH IN ADVANCE*
ONE CENT A WORD.
Advertisements under classified
heads In this column will be Inserted
?t the uniform rate of one cent a word
for each Insertion. No advertisement,
however ?mall, lese than 25 cents for
[ the first Insertion. Cash In advance
invariably. Special ratss made on long
contracts. Orders for discontinuance
must be made In writing.
WANTED.
I WANTED?POSITION BY COMPE
tcnt stenographer, who is acquainted
with general office work. Address
"A. B. C," caro Daily Press.
12-27-3t.
WANTED?BOARDERS AND LODG
er8. 218 Thirtieth street. 12-23-6L
I WANTED?ONE WHITE BARBER,
Sober; $13.00 and half over $20.00
per week. No. 461, Rockv Mount,
N. C. 12-23-Gt.
[ WANTED?BOARDERS, 130 THIR
ty-firet Street Modern convenien?
ces. References exchanged. ll-2-3m
WANTED?THE TRADE TO SEE
our large assortment ot horse blank?
ets, robes, etc MILLER A GLEA
SON, Twenty-*.:?"ith street 10-12-tf.
MALE HELP WANTED.
WE WANT BOOKKEEPERS
for Rood positions with high grade firms. More
opportunities for competent men In this line than
we can fill. Write us today stating your experience
and we will send copy o( OpfvrttiHititt containing
list ol open positions. Good openings now avail?
able for capable Salesmen, Executive, Clerical and
Technical men in all our la offices at $iooo-$joou.
Service strictly confidential.
HAPQOODS fine.) Brain Brokers.
12i; CosBcnwexui Trait Bldg., PhllidilcMt
FOR SALS.
\ FOR SALE?ONE GOOD SCHOON
er, oyster skiffs; and outfit in flrBt
class order and 12,000 bushels of
planted oyBters, 29 acres of good
oyster planting ground in Warwick
River, one fourth interest in 43
acres of good natural oyster rock
in .lames River. Apply A. R. DAW
SON, Menchvillo. Va. 12-23-Im.
FOR SALE, CHEAP?THREE GOOD
wagons, one horso, tread power feed
cutter; all in good order. Call on,
or address N. W. HOWE, Glendale
Farm. 12-22-Ot.
FOR SALE?A GIFT WORTH WHILE
is an Edison Phonograph. We have
a full line for the holiday trade,
ranging in prices from $10 to $50.
Also Records of tho old and new
songs, orchestra and band selec?
tions, at 35c each. THE GEO. D.
HAMPTON PIANO CO., 210 Twen?
ty-eighth Street. 12-13-tf.
FOR SALB?SEVERAL. SETS OF
second hand buggy harness, in good
condition. MILLER ft OLE A SON,
Twenty-eighth Street, 10-31-tJ.
LOTS FOR SALB OR LEASE IN ALL
parts of the city. Call and get
prices. OLD DOMINION LAND
CO., Hotel Warwick building.
FOR RENT'
FOR RENT?TWO OITIGB8 IN
Bchmels Building; light heat and
Janitor's service free. Apply
SCHMELZ BROTHERS' BANK.
10-21-tt /
TRAN8FER COMPANIES.
OLD DOMINION BAGGAGB TRANS
fer; offices C. & O. Station. 'Phones,
Bell. N>3. 401 aid 135. Cits., No. 12.
NOTICE.
We will take-pleasure in calling for
your clothes, to ho Cleaned, dyed or
pressed for Christmas and tho holi?
days. Our expenses are moderate,
work tho bes/, and prices to suit ev
crybody'n po/.kotbook. .Call Citizens
'phone 328 fnd the wagon will call
for and d/llvor your clothes free, j
Onco a cuanmer, always a customer, i
THE HUB'CLEANING AND PRESS?
ING CO.,' 211 Thirty-third Street, I
(Academy oj Music building).
12-16-6t-e<#.
A Young Lai
4vho wlthet steady employme
^?asy work, earning $6.00 to $1C
'today, Learners paid while un
Newport N<
American T
Thirty-fourth Street and viral
LOOK!
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 m> tra\ie, I
placed In my window on Vlvlon
day, Nov 26th, the above piano
which will be reduced $5.p0 per
day until sold. f ,
I have one of the above mako
of pianos In my own /home and
will vouch for Its rfuallty. In
fact. Wltnoy's name alone Is
sufficient. ,'
NOW, IT 18 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 Chrjstmaa shoppers.
M. H. LASH
2803-5-7 Washington Ave.
SPECIAL NOTICE.
WE ARE IN POSITION TO TUNE,
regulate and repair your 'piano at
reasonable prices. Special terms
to tune by the year. Satisfaction
guaranteed. Estimates furnished
free of charge. LYRIC MUSIC CO..
3110 1-2 Washington avenue. Bell
Phone 516. Citizens' 90. 12-22-tf.
STUDENT OF PEABODY CONSER
vatory desires pupils in piauo:
classes both in Hampton and New?
port News. Address 130 Thirty-first
street. 12-22-lm.
LADIES?CHRISTMAS IS COMING
and church socials, festivals and
operas, and you want your hair
dressed for all occasions, so come
where it Is done the best. We may
not be tho cheapest, but one trial
at my parlors will convince you.
Miss ' Irvln is the best Hair PresBer,
Manicurist, Chiropodist and Mas
sueso In the City also headquarters
for the best Hair Ooods. Call and
be convinced. NICHOLAS' HAIR
DRESSING PARLOR, 203 Twonty
seventh streot, Silsby Building.
12-11-tf.,
CANARY BIRDS, 8T. ANDRES
burg Rollers, fine trained singers;
Harts Mountain Canaries, good
singers, guaranteed; Purity Brand
Bird Seed, Oold Fish and Globes.
O. ALBERT lenz, 2502 Jefferson
Ave., next Jefferson Bank. tf.
A. B. ABBITT, WHOLT?SALE-GRO
cer, tobacco, etc. Hay. grain and
feed.
Ask your grocer for Van Canip'r Corn,
10c; Tan Oamp's Peas, 15e. 10-17-tt
BLUB PRINTING AND TRACING?
GuyP. Murray. 829 28th Sti, City.
UNDERTAKERS.
W. H. ROUSE, FOR GOOD SERVICB
and fins hacks, 234-238 Twenty-fifth
street. 'Phone 51.
MONEY TO LOAN.
MONEY TO LOAN IK SUMS OF |50
to |1,000 at 6 per cent Merchants'
Mechanics Savings AssoclatlonAllan
D. Jones, Secretary and Attorney.
First National Bank Building.
Baker & Vaughan
BANKERS and BROKERS,
20 Broad Street, New York City.
?Stocka and Bonds.?
iy or Girl,
nt, with pleasant aurroundlnga,
1.00 weekly, can do ao by applying
der Instructions.
?ws Branch,
obaceo Co.,
nla Avanue. ?-2Q-J;a. ,
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