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of A. F. ol L MAY ADDRESS MASS MEEIIKG Effort Will Be Made to Bring Presi? dent to Tihls City While He and Executive Council are In Tidewater Section. I Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, and the members of the executive coun? sel of the federation, will arrive in Norfolk tomorrow to make arrange? ments for the annual convention to be held at the Jamestown Exposi? tion this year. it is probable that Mr. Gompers and the members of the council -will pay a visit to this city while they are in this section. An effort will bo made to bring them here and, if It Is possible to arrange it, Mr. Gompers will address a meeting of union men. Tender C. L. U. Hall. It is probable t*wit the local Cen? tral Labor Union hall will accomo use of Its hail to tho International Hodcarrlers' union tor tho annual convention of that body during the Jamestown ErppslUon. There will be only uhout .' ?? delegates to the hodcarrlers' convention and the Cen? tral l^abor Union will tender the ? late them. Tho hodcarrlers are anxious to meet here during the exposition and the International body has ask? ed Cio Central I-abor Union to secure a hall for the convention. Floated Out of Dock. The five-masted schooner Jane Palmer; which has been undergoing icpairs to her hull In dry dock N'J. 1, at tho shipyard, for the past week, was floated out of the basin yesterday. The report that the vessel left the dock on Friday was erron? eous. Rappahannock Clears. The. Chesapeake & Ohio liner Rap? pahannock cleared jesterdav fuv L.v-| c-i i ool with a full cargo ai mistet: abeotis exports. The vessel will! irke on 351) head of live cattle :;nd| sail today. Marine Notes * ULJLfl 0,0 H92JIS. fl-Q Q 0. P PJLtLfl 0 B PJLSLg Saturday, February 23, 1907. Arrived. Steamer Albano (Ger.), Kudenhold, Hamburg and New York?to United I States Shipping Company with mer-1 chandisc. Steamer Essex, McDorman. Haiti more?to Merchants & Miners' Trans jKirtatlon Company with passengers| and merchandise. Steamer Powhatan. Ryan. Provi-1 deuce and Norfolk?to Merchants & Miners' Transportation Company with passengers and merchandise. Steamer Seneca, O'Keefe, New York and Norfolk?to Old Dominion Steamship Company with merchan? dise. Steamer George W. Clyde. O'Xeil Philadelphia and Norfolk?to Clyde Steamship Company with merchan? dise. Schooner Lewis H. Gownrd. Haines, Now York?to White Oak Coal Com? pany in ballast. Schooner Rachel W. Stevens, Stev? ens. New York?to White Oak Coal Company in ballast. iBargo lirookllne. from Bridgopor" ?to White Oak Coal Company In bal? last. Cleared. Steamer Rappahannock (Br.). Buck? ingham, Liverpool?Furness, Withy & Company, Ltd. Sailed. Steamers Jefforson, Dolo, Norfolk and New York; Essex, McDorman, ^ Where Quality Is Uppermost. ? B S 1 I If you haven't the proper a I Shoos for the performance of ? I The Clansman, come In and let wj. i us fit you to a pair. B I We have anything you want in H 1 Shoes, Opera Slippers?$3 to ^ ; ?.I 1 I i I EISENMAN'S | % Shoe Palace, I ? 2600 Washington Avenue. J? Norfolk und; Providence; Powhntnn, Ryan, Baltimore. Schooners Julia A. Trubeo. Bay lesi Savannah; Mel rose. Maraton, Sa? vannah; o. I). Wlthotoll, Mogathlln, Boston; Young Bros., Snow, Boston; Kilon M. Colder. Chase, Boston; J. It. ?coli Hanson, Boston. Calendar For This Day. Sun rlsos . 6:42 a, in. Stin sets . 5:55 p.m. High water.7:18 a.m. 7:5.1 p. in. Low water.1:44a.m. 2:25p.m. Calendar For Monday. Sun rlsos . 6:41 a.m. Sun sols . 6:66 p.mi High water. 7:59a.m. 8:30p.m. Low water. 1:44 a.m. 2:25 p. in Imports From Hamburg. The Gorman steamer Albane, of the Hamburg American Lino, arrived In port yesterday from Himburg via New York with several hundred tons of imports, which she will dis? charge here. RACING BALLOON AMERICA HAS SUCCESSFUL FLIGHT Trip From Washington to Croom Station, Twenty Miles, Made in Less Than Three Hours (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON. D. C. Feb. 23.? After a (light of a little more than two hours and having reached an altitude of several thousand feet, the big racing balloon "America," under the auspices of thle Aero club, whlcu mado Its ascension In this city today, successfully descended and landed at Croom station. Prince George county, Maryland, a distance of about twenty miles. Tbc ascension was made at 10:10 this afternoon and the balloon came down at :t:45 o'clock. The passengers consisting of Mr. McCoy. Allen Hawley, August Post, a member of the Aero club and I>eo Stevens. Um professional aeronauts returned to this city late tonight and reports having had a delightful trip. NO MORE "STRAW" BONDS. Judge Witt Gives Magistrates Explic? it Order. On account of the bailing of the wrong prisoner at the First police station bv Justice of the Peace James Lyle Thursday night. Judge Witt, of the hustings court, this afternoon Is? sued an order to the effect thnt no justice be allowed to ball a prisoner unless the prisoner can furnish hall. This means thnt the old "straw" bull bond system, which has boen in vogue many years, will lie abolished. Judge White diu" not have a reg? ular investigation Into tho case. However, there were present In his office Chief of Police Werner. Cap tains Fpps and Bar foot and Police? man Werner, the man who brought the wrong prisoner from the cell Policeman Werner said that he was instructed by Sergeant Howard, and that he hud done nothing wrong. DAY IN SENATE TAKEN UP BY SPEECHMAKING Agricultural Appropriation and Aid rich's Currency Bill Thoroughly Discussedi fBv Associated Press.1 WASHINGTON. D. C. Feb. 23.? Although the Senate devoted four hours to legislative matters today, nothing was accomplished except Bpeech-maklnar. The aerlo.ultnral tin proprlallon bill received further criti? cism. It is nrooosed that, a million dollars be added to the fund at the disposal of the forestry service to mako up for revenues taken away from it and turned Into tho treas? ury. While this amendment probably is to be accepted. Senator Hevbnrn will not permit it to receive final nctlon until he has exhausted every legiti? mate means of opposition. This amendment furnished tho text of tho talk today, but no action was taken Tho provision for a survey of the nroposed White Mountain and Anna lachten forest reserve, for which $25, 000 is provided, was agreed to with? out argument. The Senate leaders express disin? clination to permit much more tlmr to be spent on the bill. Senator Hale said today that If necessary' the Sen? ate will let the bill fall and provide for tho support, of the agricultural department by adopting a resolution continuing the appropriations of last year. Sonator Aldrich prevailed on Sena? tor Proctor to lay the agricultural bill aside shortly before 2 o'clock, thnt ho might, call up his currency bill. This was done, tint in the hour it remained in the Senate before the call to order was reached, nothing was accomplished beyond an explanation of the proposed amendment lo the measure bv Senator Nolson requiring banks to pay 2 per cent interest on eovernment deposits and nn expla? nation of the purposes of the bill by Mr. Aldrich. The time after ?. o'clock was de-1 voted to eulogies on tho lives of the late Senator Alger. of Michigan, and Representative HItt, of Illinois. Hoar, nf Massachusetts, and Lester, of Georgia. Representative Lester was Eulogized bv Senators Clay, Burrows, Mallory. Dollver and Bacon. NEGRO MISSIONARIES MEET. Prominent White People to Be Invit? ed to Speak. WASHINGTON, D. C. Feb. 23.? The negro missionaries of the Ameri? can Baptist Publication Society, rep heard evidence of witnesses and lis who are holding their annual con? ference in this city, have decided to extend invitations to prominent White neonlc of the South to lecture to them In connection with their Institute work. Thoro is a very large attendance of missionaries and their sessions will continue for ten days. SABBATH DAY SERVICES Or. Porter on "Christian Mother versos Smart Set". SUBJECTS MMOUHCEO BY PASTORS Rev. T. B. Powell, of Washington, at Thirtieth Street Christian Church?Final Mission Services at St. Paul's Today. Newport News Baptist. Rev. .1. W. Porter, D. D., pastor of the Newport. News Baptist church will preach to his congregation at the Casino building today at 11 a. in. ami 7:110 p. m. At the morning service the subject, will be. "It. Is Cold."and at the evening service-he will preach the first of a series of sermons on ?The Christian IMother Versus the Smart Set." Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a. m. as usual. Thirtieth Street Christian. Rev. T. B. Powell, D. 1).. Is ex? pected to preach at the Thirtieth street Christian chHirch this morn? ing. St. Paul's Episcopal. Archbishop Jeffries, of New York, 'ho has been conducting a mission at 81. Paul's Episcopal church during the past two weeks, will preach bis fare? well sermon tonight. Unusually large irowds have been attracted lo tin mission and It is expected that the church will be crowded tonight. The usual services of the mission were conducted yesterday si 7:31) a mi. and 7::?0 p. m.. large audiences at? tending each. Archbishop Jeffries de liverod an especially Interesting ser? mon at the evening service. Services at St. Paul's church today will he the celebration of the Blessed, Holy Communion at 7:.10 a. m.. morn lug prayer and sermon ai 11 a. m. conducted by Archbishop Jeffries Children services will be held at p, m. and at 7:30 p. m. thero will br the usual evening prayer and sermon. Trinity Lutheran. At the Trinity Lutheran church at 11 o'clock Ulis morning, the pastor. Rev. E. A. Bhenk, will preach a spe? cial sermon to the Red Men of the city, who will attend the services In a body. The usual services will be held nt 7:110 o'clock this evening. First Presbyterian. Rev. J. S. Koster, D, D., pastor of I the Tabb Street Proshyterlnn church. Petersburg, will occupy the pulpit, of the First Presbyterian church today In the absence of the pastor. Rev. IE. T. Well ford. Service's will be held at the usual hours, U n. in. nnd f> ! p. m. Trinity M?"*hodist. Rev. W. Asburv Christian pastor of the Trinity Methodist church. an? nounces the following subjects for to iday: 11 a. nt., "Godliness With Con |tentment;" 7:.to p. m., "Impatience Makes Many a Miserable Life." Grace Methodist. At the Grace Methodist church to? day, the pastor. Rev. H. W. Dunkley. will preach at the morning services at 1 o'clock on the topic, "Life's Great Duly." nnd at 7:30 o'clock his subject will be, "George Washington nnd tho Price of Libortv." Calvary Baptist. "Somo Folks in the North End Who Have Got the Devil" will be tho sub? ject of a sermon by Rev. A. A. But lor, pastor of the Calvary Baptist church, nt. the regular evening ser? vices at tho church today. At the morning service the pnstor will preach on "i am doing a good work, so that I cannot como down; why should the Hales Company, (incorporated) Jewellers & Opticians, 2Uth St. and Washington Avenue. rV~V/7E have refrained \ A / from mentioning ^-'L-' it before, as we are desirous of getting into shape with our New Fixtures and Complete, Up-to-Datk Stock of ,1 k w k L r y a n i) O PTipA L ? Goods, but we are Pre? pared Now to attend to your wants in these lines. Repair work an.! the fit? ting of eye-glasses and spectacles promptly and cllicicntry attended to. *att, Doxey & Watt j The Busy Store Watt, Doxey & Watt Dress Goods OUR COLLECTION THIS SEASON EMBRACES ALL THE POPU? LAR LIGHTWEIGHT MATERIALS, FROM THE MOST RELIABLE MAKERS AT HOME AND ABROAD. Black Voiles Novit 11101*0 fashionable than thin season for skirt or dress ? 12 Inches wide?75c, $1.00 and $1.23. Black Peau de Soie Hard twisted wonvo. diagonal 1 will, mudo of fine selected wool und liest dyo?12 Inches wide? 89c. Black French Setge A lightweight rubric, fine even weave, pretty-, rieh hlnck ? la lltcll ? 70c. Panama Navy, inn, grey, hrawn hlnek and eronni,75c and $1.00. Waist and Dress Silks Neal cheeks, new stripes and two toned plaids, very sty Hah fal-ilcs, 58c. Plaid Silks In light ground combinations, as? sorted plaids, 76c, Black Taffeta ltriillunt lustre finish, itniiHitnl values?:ti; Inches Wide, wear guur. ttnteed. $1.00, $1.25 and $1.50. Mixed Suitings All wool?pepper and salt ef? fects?-58 Incnes wide, $1.50 Fancy Suitings Tan anil grey mixtures In neat checks and stripes, f.tl Inches wide. 75c, $1.00 and $1.25. Fancy Panamas Pretty, new, neat ef feels, 28 IltcheH wide, 50c. Cream Serge Heavy twill with black pin stripe, very offeotlvo, 46-lhch, $1.28. Dimity Spreads Full 11-1 size, lightweight, easy to launder, new designs, $2.00. Fringed Spreads Especially cut to fit brass or iron beds, handsome designs, hon? ey comb weave, $1.75, $2.25 and $12.75. Marseilles Spieads lleaullful raised designs In rose. Illy, fern nnd fuslu patterns, $2.50 to $6.00. Embroideries We Invite you to look at the new spring styles in Swiss, Nainsook and Cambrics, all overs, edgings and Insertions, in different widths to match If desired. Corset Cover Flouncings Are popular. "\ve show n wide variety of styles, 25o, 39c and 50c. Nemo Coisets Model No. 310, suitable Tor fully developed figures, flattens tho front below the waist lino and makes a smaller wutst thnn any other corset can, mado of fine while Hallste, $3.00. Killarney Linen Suiting Another shipment of this popu-' Ihr fabric, will lie put on salo to? morrow morning. ;is Inches wide, 17c. Indian Head Embroidery Cloth Suitable for sldebonrd scarfs, teacloths, etc., 19c. The Ladies' Home Journal Patterns Jumper and suspender stylos j are steadily growing In popularity and they aro well represented la this month's patterns for ladles', misses' and girls. March Patterns, 10c and 15c. WATT, DOXEY & WATT, 2909-11 Washington Avenue, Newport News, Va. work cease whilst I leave It, nnd come down to you?" Twenty-fourth Street Chrletlnn. Services will ho held at the Twen? ty-fourth Street Christian church to? day as follows: Sunday Bchool at 9::I0 a. in. Sermon by the pastor, Rev. D. S. Henkel, at 11 a. in., on the subject, "How to Study the Bible." The Relief Association at 3 p. in., will ho led by Mr. O. W. Blick, and preaching at 7:30 p. in. by the pustor on the topic, "Christ In tho Schools nnd Churches " Grace Episcopal. Rev. Henry .1. Geiger, assistnnt minister of the draco Episcopal Chtircll, will conduct services at the edifice at 11 o'clock this morning. Sunday school will Jm held at the usual hour, 9}30 a. m. Lenten ser? vices will he held nl the church on Wednesday at 1:30 p. m. and Friday at 8 p. m. Friends' Church. At ihe Friends' church todav, the] pastor, Rev. C. A. Roane. will deliver three sernions, one .-i h a. nr. an-| other at .'! p. nr.; and the third nl 7:30, p. m. Sunday school will be held nt 9:30 o'clock this morning. St. Vincent's Catholic. Services will ho held at St. Vin? cent's Catholic church today as fol? lows: First, mass at. 8 o'clock, second service's at. 10:.10 o'clock, Sunday school at 3 p. m.. vespers nnd bene? diction of the blessed sacrament at 7:30 o'clock. Baptist Tabernacle. Rev. .1. D. Howell. of Norfolk, will preach nt the Rnptlst Tabernacle to? day at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. STRICKEN WITH HEART FAILURE Al BREAKFAST John Gunn, the Aged Father of Mrs. i, William Hamilton, Dies Suddenly. While eating breakfast yesterday morning at tho home of his daugh? ter. Mrs. William Hamilton, 218 For? ty-eighth street, Mr. John Gunn,, nged 09 years, dlod suddenly from heart, failure. Ho had been com? plaining of feeling /badly for several days, but his condition -was not thought to be serious. ?Mr. Gunn W83 a native of Scot? land but had lived In this city for about nine years. Besides his daugh? ter, Mrs. Hamilton, a son. Peter Gunn, of Derby, Conn.^ survive tilth. The funeral services will take place at the residence tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock, conducted T>y Rev. 13. T. Wellford, pastor of tlio I First Presbyterian church, intcr I meat will be made In Greenlawn. NO MORE SMALLPOX CASES. Missouri Board of Health Issues a Statement. JEFFERSON CITY, IMO., Fob. 23? T-hle stnte board of health 1s Issu? ing the following statement regard? ing the smallnox situation: "No new cni/os have developed In the last ?.<; hours and the situation j Is very encouraging, and there ;? no panic or unusual excitement I limong the members of thin logtsld lure or the citizens. It Is only l?gt* !. cn| to believe that a few more cases I ! ma- develop, hut this need occasion: n> nimm. Th ramp was thorough1 ; fumigated today." Virgil Piano School 29th St. and Washington Ave. PHOEBE PRES8EY An nrtlstic little performer who has accomplished remarkable result iu tweivo months' study, I TRY MY 1 Old Virginia Apple Toddy \ IT'8 FINE! LIQUID REFRESHMENTS In endless variety. Family trade a specialty. Goods delivered anywhore. Bell Phone 67. ?s m AND FAMILY WOK ? $ 2812 Washington Avenue. Y. M. C. A. Men's Meeting. Rev. T. Ryland Sunford, pastor of the Memorial Streot Baptist i f.hurcb, Hampton, will address t'tt j men > meeting in the assembly hal. ' of the Young Men's Chrlstinn As? sociation building Rt 3:15 o'clock ! this afternoon. There Will be spec lal ihuslC bv the association nnnr tette. Arrested Wrong Man. t'<" Associated Press.* j OPP:liKA. ala.. Feb. 23.?The man ; arrested hero last night and believed I to be iWllliam Walker, the missing New Britain, Conn., I-anker, is an? other man. He has been released. The Limit of Life. The most eminent medical seien I list are unanimous in the conclusion i that, the generally accepted limita | tion of human life is many yours be? low the attainment possible with the j advanced knowledge of which the race I is now possessed. The critical per ; lod, that determines iln duration, [ seems to !>o between 60 and 60; the prorer care of the body during (his I decade cannot 1)0 (too strongly urged; carelessness then being fatal to longo-' vlty. Nature's best helper after 50.1s Electric Bitters, the scientific tonic medlelno that revitalizes every orgnn of the body. Guaranteed by the Ideal Pharmacy. 50c. ICE CREAM ALL WINTER AT KIRK MAN'S 26i7 Washington Ave. Both Phones 521. AARON MANUFACTURING COMPANY Manufacturers of Bank, Store and Office Fix? tures, Partitions, Counters, Show Cases, House Interior Furnishings, Beg to announce to the pub? lic that they can execute orders at short notice. Your patronage 1b solicited. * Estimates cheerfully furnished On application. ^ Factory, Cor. 28th Stroot and Huntington Avenue. Bell 'Phone No. 77 Newport Mows, Va, 262 Bell Phone 328 CHz. Phone 211 33rd Street Cleaning:, Pressing, Dyeing:, Etc. The Hub Cleaning and Pressing Co., Academy of Music Building. 1Z> VlV^^y-V ' Hi EYEGLA88E8 Of an mountings the best? delicate and Invisible. You can wear them when you're Heated?you can wear them when you're cold. For they never give discom? fort?nnd they Never Lose Their Hold. Call and See Them. HULL & HULL, Opticians, J21 26th Street. Op. P. O.