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WASHINGTOP V? ??' ? ???-? ? I <!>-*? ?'??$>? ? s 'rm^^W Sixty miles away from this nation's capital may bd round the birthplace or ili<? mini for whom th?> country's political centn' was named. There, loo. may be discovered u numerous race, some of thprii Washingtons, oth? ers or different names, lint all of them blood relative.! of (he immoral .statesman and soldier. The exact site of the house in which the first Pres? ident was born is marked bv a monu? ment about thlrty-flvo feet, high, a luiidlilure reproduction of the mlgh'.y obelisk in tho capital city, it Is sur? rounded by pasture and woods, nl! of vh it'll was onco known as the Was'i ?hgtoti farm now called W'kofield. a part of Westmoreland County, Va. situated upon the western bank of the Potomac. Hut although the farm and tho City or Washington are comparatively near each other geographically, they are long way apart socially. LI > is much simpler In Westmorelad County than In the District or Columbia. One of the Washingtons or the present time. Tor example, goes without shoes, be? lieving that the prncUc'c is not. only beautirul but healthful. The landed proprietor or lite place, the man who owns Wakefleld and Is counted as a member or the Washington family bevanso ho married a great-grandntece of tho immortal Oeorge, rides around the country in a rickety hup?v. who-e top is so ragged that when It onconri tors a breeze its flapping, fluttering tatters give; it the look of a gigantic scarecrow on wheels. And the Wash? ington who now bears the name of George is a farmer, who says he had rather live In his old manorial lions-', with milk from his own cows and eggs from his own hens, than dwell amid the splendors ol the While House. The present George also says that he be? lieves he is as proud or being the lather or three children as was his renowned but childless kinsman in being'the Father or His Country. Indeed, there are limes wh?n I UN twentieth century George Washington says his life would be 'happier if he were only a plain Smith or Johnson. Ills name on some occasions gives him all kinds of trouble. He is for? ever being held up by tourists and asked to tell all about the genealogy or the Washington family, from the original John Washington, who came to this country from England in 16^7 and settled in that very reg'oi down to his own baby hov. who boars the heavily freighted name or George Lee. Swanson Washington. His question? ers for the most part are of that curi? ous und prying class of sentimenta? lists who will travel across seas to pluck a grass blade from the alleged grave of some mediaeval crusader, and yet not even bother to go around tho corner to listen to (he address or some great modern leader, some re? former who is battling against the foes of soelefv nt the present lime. Not a few visitors to tho Washing? ton country, furthermore, are more! patriotic than learned, as: may lie In? ferred from questions which they nak the present George Washington and of which the following is tin illustra? tion: "Did you ever see the great George Washington?"?who dietl in 1700. Those pilgrims who journev to the, Washington countrv to behold the very house in which the great George LITTLE STORIES i The cleverest t iding members of the Stock Exch tige are the Jews They take to the usiness instinctive ly. They are bort traders?goon" los ers as well as goo4 winners. In mini hers too they nre]n powerful factor On one occasion He fact was brought out among some ofthe Christian mem? bers Unit, trnding in a certain com? paratively Inactlvl stock- controlled bv two jew specialsts, was becoming very difficult. WhWver a Christinn approached the put where the two specialists held Vrtli lie observed that tihere was ir progress an ani? mated discussion I Yiddish. "I don" know wht they were say? ing," explained oiu member, "but the tone of it suggests.that it might he. 'I saw him first,' hd by the time I got. there they h;\ fought it out. drawn lots, and dethnlncd which one, could trim me. Wh'li I tried to trade I had to do so wit rone man and or this terms, or not at|ll. All the tim? they jabbered back -nd forth in Yid dish. I was nt a ^advantage, and obviously a victim." Finally that post pit so bad tba" the Christians calledtt tho corner ol Jerusalem Street am Jericho Alley ?tho scone or tho pahle or the Sa marltan?and then t hi Board of Gov? ernors ruled that Eriish should be the spoken language eithe floor from ten A. M. to three plf. Strategy of tl' Game. There Is a great difrence in stock brokers. During alull market a broker received an ot>r to sell ten thousand shares of ipertain stock, and to uso his own dtretion In sell? ing. He surveyed tSAirowd buying and selling the stock :$ decided that If he tried to sell It hovould be com? pelled to make largo f-riflcos. Accordingly he catonsly offered a few hundred-sharotit the last hid price, but did not sell hem. There was a considerable lot interest, and he discovered that on speculator a room trader, was built tho market and not meeting wijnnv success After waiting for sevhl hours the broker with the big Ider had the satisfaction of hcarihftfee soeculator bid "A hnlf for a thiJind!" which was tho biggest bid (the morning. The broker with thlen thousand alia re order knew thane other fel? low was bluffing?Hi he did not -IS OF TODAY j i 94&P&t>4&i>Q&i ?-?^-? ? was born uro. bou 11(1 to 1)6 disappoint? ed, t'?ir there is m?i a splinter of it the ground, but II collupsed long ago. Nor should the poet Becking tin inspir? ation lor a sound entitled "The Cra? dle of the Republic" go to the spot Where the cradle of the infant Wash Inglon was rocked nearly one bun dred and seventy-five year.: ugo, for it ncjw has n sepulchral look that could <lo naught but depress a poetic soul. On the site a granite monument now sluuda, fenced ubont with a stout iron paling. Wore it not for the ugly fence the thirty-five feet of stone would disap pear under the hummers of vanda's | inside of half a dozen years, say the furnier folk who live near by. Van dn'isiu destroyed all the otirl'c me mo:mis of the place. Originally tli'-re were it couple or brick clilmney.-t on j 0*0 site, relic.-; of tbe fire which do tlvryed Washington's first home But. brick by brick, the chimneys wert pulled down ami carried off by "souvenir hunters." Then a greai bowlder of Potomac blue st .no gneiss was placed on the site, ;uit it. also was attacked by vandal.;, whol chipped and hacked away at it until [ it too 'bad disappeared. About a mile away from the monu? ment "ties the old Washington burial| gnniud ,u dreary field grown up t< weeds and surrounded by a rickety fence. Here inativ Washingtons have been 1 ?tried, their graves even more obscure than were their lives. Under? neath the weeds only two or three mouldering tombstones may he found.I Once then* was a burial vault in this| field, an excavation in the flat earth, bricked up and arched over level with the ground, but it collapsed long ago. and Wie earth has sifted in until now only it slight depression and a few protruding bricks indicate where the| original .lohn Washington, his wife and his son Lawrence are believed to| have been buried. Within a short distance or tills tie glocti d graveyard are to lie found the hom< s of many of the present day Washingtons, At Blenheim l-Iotisi which was built by William Augustine| Washington, live his descendants? Mrs. Lena Washington Hunger fordl ami her children. A few hundred | yards further away stands the house of Lawrence ? Washington, the bnre-l footed member of the family. "Unolol Law," as he is best known in. West? moreland, is a milch pestered hy| sightseers as the modern George Washington. Usually the first 'ques? tion asked of 'him is why he does not | wear shoes, and his usual answer i^ "Coin" l-arfitt cured my rheuniatiz." ? Uncle Law" is so slek or talking about his family thai if he gets thel chance he will shift the conversation] to the subject of crops, fishing or Iiis Civil War record. Like all of tbe Washingtons in that part of the coun-| try his sympathies were with the Confederacy at. tin* outbreak of the| Rebellion, and be fought, for the cause of secession as a member of tin" !Hh| Virginia Cavalry. Wildtever military qualities he may have had in commonI with tlte corontandor In hhleif of lhe| patriot army in the Revolution, they at least did not cause his advance ent in rank In the time that be was in service. He entered the Confed? erate army as a private, and as a private he left it.?New York Tribune. OF WALL STREET want the stock, and was only trying to make a market. An inexperienced man would have sold the one thou? sand, but the veteran didn't. No one called the bluff, and the speculator, believing that the field j was clear and he would get no stock, offered. "A half for five thousand| shares." No stock came out The specula? tor grew bolder and shouted: "A half for ten thousand share: To his astonishment and chagrin the broker with the big order quietly | snapped tlio single word. "Sold!" Tito bidder did not want the stock, but he had to take it, and when the sold he was obliged to liquidate at a considerable loss. The Career of Commodore Stockwell. One of the meteoric careers of Wall I Street was that of Commodore Stock-I well, who died a poor man not vjery 'ong ago. Onco he had millions andj -.ont rolled the Pacific. Mail Steam? ship Company. His sense of humorI was wiMi him in his adversity. AI ihprt time before he died he said toj a friend: "When l arrived in Wall Street, I] was plain Stockwell. When they found that I had plenty of money, was Mr. St?ckwell of St. Louis. When! I got. control of Pacific Mall. I was Commodore Slockweli. After I con-| ducted my biggest deal in the mar? ket. I was Commodore Stockwell, the millionaire slock operator and the Wall Street magnate. When | lost most of my money. 1 became Mr. Stockwell once more, and that was succeeded by plain Stockwell without the handle. When 1 went, broke t.iey called me 'That red headed duck from St.. Louis.' For the last, twenty years no one has known that 1 am alive. Most, of my old associates are dead. The new generation never heard of nie. That's 'Wall Street as it is' for the speculator.'' j Peter Dennett's Insolvent Friends. Peter Uennett. for twenty-five years I bassoon a Wall Street reporter and la wag. lie knows everybody, and is 1 a walking reference book of the fi j nanclnl district. One afternoon he was in a New st. I cafe sitting at. a table With three stock I brokers who had suspended. "Have a drink?" said one. and win n lit came the broker extracted a huge roll or yellow notes and paid the reel;, onlng. "llavo another?" Invited broker N<>. 2. u arrived, and be reached down and produced a tat. healthy looking roll of yellowbacks and paid. ?'Have another?" asked broker No. 3, and ho imitated his suspended friends by digging down and produc? ing a bulging wad of yellow paper money. "llavo one on mo," requested Ben? nett, and then he produced an anemic roll of solid ones. "I can't understand it." said Peter wonderlngly. "Here am 1 the only solvent, man in the crowd, and I am broke, while you three bankrupts each liayo a roll nr. thick as my leir. 1 would like to know how you do It?" Morgan and the Borrower. A promoter widely known In Wall Street as a clover but untruthful spec? ulator was in financial trouble. Ho was going to rail, and tho fact was known in banking circles. Every? body knew it but the promoter, if. he reasoned, be could borrow enough money, he would win out. Finally he appealed to .1. Plerpont Morgan, who knew the oxnet status of affairs, for a big loan. The finan? cier thought for a moment and said. "Brjng whatever securities you have to my office in the morning." The next morning the promoter and ?i negro currying a tin box appeared in the Morgan office. "Let me see what unencumbered collaterals you have?" The promoter selected l.lien^ and wns asked to place a value On the lot. "No," said the financier, "I won't make a loan, but I'll buy (he lot." The promoter sorrowfully accepted Hie terms; but be had hoped for a loan, believing that If he could get the loan, ho could follow il. up with a demand for a second one to save tho, first. But the big banker,, know? ing his man. saw through the scheme and protected himself, at tho sani" lime helping the promoter by taking off his hands some sound but tem? porarily unmarketable securities. Tho promoter failed. ?S. A. Nelson in New York Tribune. A Dinner Gown. An attractive gown carrying out the prevailing "panel" idea Is seen in j deep ivory net with a bonier of heavy guimpure, the skirt shaped like an apron front and back, opening over an under-petticoat of fine black chif? fon frosted with jet. with a deep hem of the ivory guimpure, headed top and bottom with fine fur. The bodice has a wide and deep square plastron of the lace and net almost covering it, hilt tho black chiffon shows at the sides. The sleeves ure square shap? ed and caught up with true lovers' knots of fur. A bebe bodice of white chiffon is drawn up into a circular tucker of embroidery like a lingerie beading witli silver ribbon run through, but. having no bows to fin? ish It off. A shaped bertha encircles the shoulders, some five inches deep all round, straight edged, of pale grey velours, embroidered with a series of interlinked _ circles of pailettes, a change from the Or#ek design. There are full elbow sleeves of the chiffon, and the bodice shows below the ber? tha. There is a silver belt und a long straight skirt of grey velours, bordered with the same silver em? broidery. This is one oT the French models. The French Hat. It may' be possible, yet hardly like? ly, that American women will adopt the real Parisian hat. A fow may be faithful followers of this iargo and ungraceful mushroom hat, yet the pic turo hats in this ctylo arc genuine? ly unbecoming to most persons. To top off its many accessories of plum? age, ribhons and flowers, a large veil of another eoler is loosely draped over the brim to be coquottlshly tuck? ed Into a fancy how under the left ear. It looks sadly awrry. A Neat Picture. A splendid little picture has quite a boaiftlful frame made of ribbon. The glass Is cut. oval shape and slipped betwieen two pieces of cardboard just a trifle larger than the glass, so the edges can be sewed, holding the glass in place. Small yellow daisies are made by making a tiny rosette of yel? low satin ribbon, forming the center with a French knot of brown silk thread. Tho leaves are formed with dark green satin ribbon. Tako onn | Inch of tho ribbon about one-fourth of i an Inch wide, cross it In the middle.' which forms a little beak for the leaf, ribbon the daisy in the cente-tr of the ribbon, and point both ends of the green ribbon for Btems. They should all be identical In size ami placed very closely arond the edge of the frame. The flowers aro sewed to the. cardboard. THE DOUBTER. - -I The Wizard says his motor Will scare the market soon; He claims when It's perfected 'Twill prove a mighty boon. I think I've heard that story A bunch of years or so; Before I'm sure it's coining I'll have to see It go. They Bay the patent milker Is ready for the fray; You couple on the motor? The rest is onlv play. Bight cows for each contrivance, They claim it cannot fall; But I must hear the pVng-pong Of milk within the pail. The- tell me Mars is girdled With lots of deep canals. Which makes 'em think it's crowded With men and an i mals. Bill If there Is eanaling Upon that twinkling midge. I want to see the tOWpnth; I want to hoar "Low Bridge!" ?Cleveland Plain Dealer, D OLD POII CROSS EXAMINATION OF MRS. THAW BEGINS (Continued from Flint Pngc). j in Interrupt when an onjoctlon la bo lllg Slilt. cl." Mr. Jerome sat down. Mrs. Thnw'a uroaa examination proinlBca u duel between the two at? torneys as well as between Mr. Je? rome and ihe wll'i- of the defendant Thaw Cheerful. Thaw seemed in a very cheerful frame of mind during the nftornoou, especially when Mr. Delmaa was In? sisting that the cross examination of his wife should proCdcd. The young man grew more tsobor faced alter Mr. Jerome had l-Ogllll to ply his ipicstlons in a way thai indi? cated a relentless search Into Mrs.. Thaw s past life. Mr. Jerome did not even forgol the' incident of the act and the conductor who wanted to put it off the train, nor that Mrs. Thaw testified that sho I had told her husband of the incident. Mr Jerome also remembered that . Mrs. Thaw hail told of eating cllQCO-! late eclas at her fjrsi dinner with Stanford White. "It was not dinner." pouted the witness. "It was supper." , It Was Appendicitis. Mr. Jerome questioned MnL Cain closely and b rough I out many state? ments from her with regard to Harry 1 "paw and Evelyn Nesblt. Among those was the tact that Mrs. Ne.-bil bail not acom pa tiled her daughter and Hurry Thaw to Bnrono In ifJ04 the second trip abroad, lie also got from Mrs. Cain the fact that Evelyn Nos bll told her that the operation which ban figured in the case was for ap? pendicitis. Mrs. Thaw's Tectimony. / When Mrs. Thaw resumed Hie stand today she continued the story or what she told her husband. In on wer to questions by Mr. DolUlllB. ahe spoke of what Thaw had said about White's practices with other women. SURPRISE SPRUNG BY RECALLING OF MRS. THAW Wife of Priconrr Identifies Many Letters and Tells Story of the "Pie Girl. NEW YORK, Feb. 10.?A decided surpnlf.e was sprung in the Thaw triil this morndntg by the defense i c.Illing Mrs. Evelyn Nesblt Tlinw La the irtnnd immettaiitely after the court coi'vened. Mrs. Ti'Jaw looked pale and serious as she took her place on tho stand. She appeared 'n 'ihe same simple, girlish costume that she has worn every d.iv since tho trial began. She smiled slightly dis Ctxo caught, her husband's eye. Thaw returned tbe smile and then turn-d to Attorney O'RIoly with whom He talked for a tminuto ox c.IUnII.v. Then be returned to his conversation with Dr. Evans, but for the most part kept Oils eyes oiP his wife only tuni ng occasion? ally to whisper In t)v doctor's oar. i-ictter after let'.er Mr. Dohnas bonded the witness and tlhe Identi? fied each one by a dVmplo Inellna t.'on et her lieatd. El'ie took the letters in her hand, one at a time and only glnnctj at each before s3ie I returned it to the attorney. When Mrs. Tihfrw had Itlentl (i-<| thirty Vtters 'Mr. D?lmes returned to the counsel taible and (brought forth a now package and the work of id< nt' ficnllon continued. In all Mrs. Thaw Identified forty-two letters. Slu" was nearly half an hour at tho task. Letters From White. Mr. Delmaa handed toto witness six ol'icr letters and they also were identified ay having como trom Stanford Wli'te. The letters were marked as defendant's exhibits Q. R. S, T, If. V and W. Aft/?r a moment's delay still other letters wero identified. As the examination of letters was concluded Mr. Delm?ei turned to the witness. "How- long have you known .May Mackenzie?" "Since. 1901." "How long has Mr. T?aw known her?" "Since 1901." "V?i you in May. 1909 relate to Mr. Tbaw a converr.ttlon you had with Mn.y MocKonzle, especially wtith rot'eren.eo to wfhht she said to you regarding Stanford White?" Jerome objected to the question. S'e .'aid Stanford White had re? marked, "Pooh, it won't last, I will get her back." Mra, Tlir.w m\\ stoi met *Wihl.to at May MacKenr.le's bedside in 1904 and he attempted to embrace her. Sho als to said she Jiad a second operation in January, 1905, nth left was paid for by Thaw. Continues Her Story. iVirs. Thaw said thai Harry Thaw always rttrit ble her III !i tilth tho necessity of the second operation, etc., to Stanford W ilte. Mrs. T\*iw also fe.lSlflcd that Thaw had 'old her he was go'n^ to lake up 'S'n:i ?ford W'vite's affairs with Anthony Comsto-rk. "I told him it would do no. good, that Sari ford W./.to had many infltienilal frlcmlfi) and that U' could stop 't. 1 told Vilm that lot.v of people would ndjt believe tlie th'ugs nbbV,t Stanford WV.te on ac? count, of bis personality/\ "Did you aal Mr. Thaw discuss the fatos ot otj'Ji-r young wemrn M the hands ol Stanford White nnd did you tell folm ccitain names?" Mr. Jetvwne objected] Mr. Delmns refratneii the question and Mrs. Thaw- said rJhe and her husband had dvu\sed a r.nn'ibrr of young women, \ "P;d you and Mr Thaw dVtcuss the fate of the 'p<> girl?'" V Concerning the "Pie Girl." \ "Yc.-i; I told him I tiad, hc\i\I Continued. Gun Metal Calf, Lace or Button $3.SO Patent Colt, Best tirade $4.00 ( TI168O are up to tho Minute) . ? Stmm 5 Queen St., Hampton, Va. Ev-gg ??i1 ^iliTT miMM FT ViftMUmW W.Mil First Class Stationery at Actual Cost We have purchased, tho entire stock of statlonory front the Hampton Nowa and Printing Company and now Is your chanco lo bo euro tho very liest paper und envelopes at very small cost. It Wop't last long, so you had heller cull early and get tho cream or the selection. We fill prescriptions an they should be. Patent medicines nnd candles. GARDNER & IiUDGINS, The Druggists, North King Street. Phono 13, HENRY L. SCHMELZ, President. FRANK W. DARLlKlQ, Vico-Presldcnt. HAMPTON, VIRGINIA. IS THE OLDEST AND LARGEST IN EITHER HAMPTON OR NEWPORT NEW8. CAPITAL,.$100,000.00 SURPLUS AND PROFITS, $! 10,000.00 e DEPOSITS OVER ONE MILLION DOLLARS. The only designated Depository In tho Stato of Virginia In Eastern Virginia. We malco loans on Ucal Estate?NOT PRO? HIBITED?its aro the National Banks. FOUR PER CENT. INTEREST PAID ON SAVINGS DEPOSITS. NELSON S GROO/nE. Cashier "iMwmwM ii mini 11 um ii'in nmiiii ? massmamsam Every Lady On the Virginia Peninsula -SHOULD VISIT KIRSNER'S NEW BEE HIVE STORE, Before the Great Reduction Sale ia closed. Only a few more days left to get the best of goods at practical cost. Then too, tho KIRSNER'S CLOTHING STORE, Is offering unusual attractions to the men and boys of the Peninsula, Any $10 Suit or Overcoat now Nothing but the best offered you here. ;<SR5NER Just the Latest in Novelty Post Cards That's what attracts the crowd at HAMPTON, VIRGINIA. of tho pie girl, whose name WHS known to both of us. Stanford White told mo all about it. There was a stag dinner, he said, and ttliIs girl was put in a big pk) with a lot of birds. S'.Je was very young? about, flftecn years*. I think Jho said. When the girl jumped out of tho p'.o Oho birds flow all about tho room. Mr. White and anothor man hod trouble to koop ?t out of the newspapers. He? said tefoy went on llheir knees to the editor of one newapaiper to keep the story out of Hit? paper a^id finally through tho inilucnco of a friend, had it sup preecK tl. Mr. Thaw said ho had investigated b?e story and that it was true; Hhat afterwards the girl married but her husband heard the story of her connection with (Mr. White; that ho cast. 'hfcr off and that sVio died In great poverty and disgrace. He raid Stanford White ought lo 'bo in tho penileatlary; tha.t ho got worse and worso all tho thno ami someU'.iling had to 'be done," Boston Milliner on Stand. Mire. Tna\v left tho stand. Mrs. ,f. J. Cain, a Boston milliner, tfhen took tho stand and told of a Tpro posal of marriage. "I was in tho room when Mr. Thaw called. He told Mrs. HoIman that ho wanted to marry Florence." Florence being the nanio of whidhi Evelyn Nesbit was called 'by flier motiher." What hapepned after Mr. Thaw made this proposal?" "I then left tho room." "Ho told Mrs. iNcsblt somctihing about, his desCire to send Florence to Europo and aald If she would marry him \ho would sottlo enough on Mrs*. Nesbit and Howard to kx?op them forever. iMra. Nesbit Raid 6ho would try and fix it so Floronco would accept him. Mrs. Hoi man said r.ho wanted mo to help fkor to Induco Evelyn to tako MY. Thaw as a hu3baad." ...;_..K?