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BLADES BaHTmore Party Given a Friglit In! Hampton Roads Sunday Night bij Incident Off Old Paint. THE IH08JACK m CSffllillGN Neil Nelson, a Fisherman of tho Schooner Lottie S. Themas, Fell Forty Feet and _ Sustained Very Painful Injuries? Injured Fisher-' man Taken to Norfolk Hospital. The trim yacht, Margaret, Capl. II. Lake Wils ramined and seriously j damaged by the schooner Iva Ulados.l of the John L, Popor Linn)? r coin- j pany. in Hampton Roads' Sunday nlgliL Tiu> nccldcnl occurred just j mr Old Point. Tho Mnrgaroi Is own- j ed by llaltlnioro parlies and has on hoard several well known nun of th" Monitim nttll Clly. The yachi was al anchor just off J the Old Polnl wharf and tWt schoon? er; ran into her a1 11:.16 Sunday | night, carrying nwaj lior iopmasi.j sails und doing other damage to the , trim little vessel. It Is , slliunll ii | thni the Margaret is damaged to the extent of at hast $2.000. According to ("apt. Lulu-, who re? ported the accident to old Point, t e schooner never attempted to prevent the collision, nor did she inquire ns to how much damage Hie Mitrgurei hud sustained iiftpr tlie collision lOnlt place- Cilpti Lake says the captain of the Iva libidos showed Utile Judg men I ami up i ourtt i y to the <: i - the Margaret. ThV> Mitrgarei Is returning to ll.-ii tlniore from an extended cruise In tho West Indies. FELL FROM TOPMAST AND BROKE HIS THIGH Nell Nelcon, Flcherman, Had Mira? culous Escape Frcni Death in Hampton Roads Saturday. Neil Nelson, a flahcrinan on the Lottie' s. Thomas, fell from tin- top mast of his vessel Saturday alter noon and received very painful Injur? ies. The distance the fisherman dropped was about 40 feel ami jus' how he escaped death Is a mystcr to Ihn other members or the Lottie S. Thomns'cri vv. Nelson has a broken I high and is otherwise ln Jiirbdj As soon as. the accldcnl occurred tin Lottie Thomas hurriedly went to Old Point, whore Nelsons injuriop were dressed by Dr. Hal w. Keatloy, Hie assistant quarantine officer. Dr. Kent ley advised thai the in jurod man be taken to Norfolk aim he is now doing nicely in St. Vin? cent's hospital, STEAMER MOBJACK RAMS SCHOONER CONSOLATION Serious Accident Narrowly Averted In Hampton Roads Sunday Evening. Tli'- i ciini-r Mohjaek. plyiiig be iwi ii Oll Pom I and Malhews coun? ty, ran hi ?> I hi fishing Bphooner, Con relation cli old Point Sunday even? ing. The MobJack had her bow stovoti in and rcci Ived other damages I Ready-for-Sztvke j Clothing ' FOR Gentlemen of Taile. ELEGAtiTLY TAILORED o $10 to $25 Drop in today and look over our hiapirifioeiit and well selected stock.: Frankel & Esser-mar? Complete Outfitters, .. 36 W. Queen St. "Hampton's Be?t store." I LONG SILK GLOVES In Bluck, White. Greys and Browns. Wo run offer these In all rIzob ihis morning, but would Htiggosl tlint yon procure yours ertrly- as the demand is great and supply limited at best. Those are the full length Gloves, with 2-clasp at the wrist and have double tipped Himers. They are unquestion? ably the best Gloves offeied lor $1.50 this senson. We have a heiter grade at $2.00, (in black only), llllbough' tin collision was not s?-r leus cnougli to cause the siobjack to put hack lo Old Point wharf. The Consolation was BllghVl) in? jured and put lulu Norfolk lor re? pairs. ME1H0DIST CONFERENCE CONVENES HERE TODAY Guartcrty Meeting of the Richmond Dlctrict Will be Held In Con? ti al Church. The Richmond District Methodist lOilfi n net . which eiuhraces all of the Methodist churches tu Tidowatbr Vir-] ?inla, will met i in > ???irterly con? ference in Central ... !i .t church thl? morning. It is expeMed that the attendance will he very good and the hui ncsti of the conference will re? quire ai lensl two days for Its trans lei ion. Hi v. w. v. Tudor, l). I).. Ihe pre? siding tildei'i will he presch I ami pre? side over tin- deliberations. Two huV.UUSs f.-islons will be In Id dally and tin re will he re)iglous services at 11 a. in. and 8 p. Iii., < ach day. gThe opening sermon will he preached tonlghl by Nov. W. Asliby Christian, of Newport News. It is the intention of the conference t" make the evening services a contlnun tiou of life revivals which have bCCll in progress in Central church for the past two weeks. Last night Ui v. K. N. Mears. oi lllclimoiid, preached an able sermon before a very appreciative congre? gation. Many of Ihe delegates to the con? ference came in yesterday and the others are expected i<> report this morning. The opening session, which will lie devoted entirely to business matters, wiil begin this morning at 0 o'clock. HAMPTON CLOTHIERS NOT ASKED TO OFFER ?/DSI Firemen Snubhed Merchants Hore and Awarded Uniform Contract to Outside Firm. The clothing merchants of Hamil? ton are very much dissatisfied wltu I lid action of the Hampton firemen in awarding the contract for th< now uniforms to n Philadelphia con? cern. Tire local merchants feel that the W< r< not treated rieht in the award Ins of coiitract of ibis bIz6 lor they were not even allowed lo sub? mit a hid for the uniforms. Tin Philadelphia firm is a large tailoring roiiofrn and wore given the coiitrad for 50 uniforms at $2C> per B?lt, Th i merchants contend that tilt L'hould have hern shown the courtesy of bidding .hl 1 v..t r.nd ilun if the Quacker City firm had been the low? est bidders they would have acccpt (rtl Ihe result without a murmur. Hut nol to allow thoih to hid is tin un lustlce to the merchants Here and ihi re i;< much dissatisfaction over Ihe matter. 'I'lu contract for tho uniforms will amount lo about $1,360 and the Hampton merchants feel that tiles should have he, n asVtfil lo do ,h work. Tiro llniuptori Hire'department, which !:?< one of the liest in the slate, ii maintained by the local business men and they never make an appeal p the merchants in vain. For this rea? son the local clothing dealers am. I allots feel that a great injustice hid been done Hampton and the mei chants. TO HEAR LIQUOR CASES. Judge Blnckstone Will Hold Specie, Term of tho Circuit Court. Judge '.I. VV. (5. Hlnckstone has is in I an order for a special term < I Circuit Court on Thursday, April "jth. The special session is called for the purpose of allowing liquor lie. uses for ihe coming twelve months. To Elect Pythian Colonel. Capt. V. p. Holt. Lieutenant j. it. Ronriovllle and Lieutenant it. L, Ton jnis will go to Norfolk tomorrow even lug to he present at the election ot a colonel for Ihe uniform rank ol Knights of Pythias. national Arbitration Congress Con? venes In Hew York illy. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S ADVICE Says That if Their Efforts Are to be Crowned With Success They Must Work Along Practical Lines? Secretary Root Makes Speech. (By Associated Press.). NEW VOIIK, April 10.?Warne 1 by Picsldchl Itoosevcll and Secretary ol Slate Itoot thai if success is 10 crown tho efforts of (hose who an* working for peace among the nation*) of tho world, their endeavor must t.>. along practical lines; that thoy must in.i. by insisting upon the Impossible, put off tho day when the possibles can lie accomplished, the National Arbi? tration and Peace Congress, which is meeting in ihls city under the presi? dency of Andrew Carnegie, began to? day Its real activities With the (we crowded sessions In Carnegie Hall. Secretary Itoot also took occasion in his Bpei eh to point out his prop? osition whereby United stales go\ eminent will have to make at the coming conference at The Hague. He w arned his hearers not to expect l< C much at this conference. The Presi I'.tnt in a lette" expressed the hope thai tho coming Conference might re? sult In the adoption of ah Interna? tional arbllrntloi treaty. Secro-tir;. ROot, aftei st'condng this hope de uiared the r,u: ? I states thong!" il propor to urge L'gr-m the discus-in.i of the sub.ieei .f the limitation of ni moment of the rations oh lan-j aim s?-a and the abo?vibn of the pr i ot using force in the collection of debtB owed by one nation to the pit! v:cns of nnother. H. L SCHMELZ RE-ELECTED PRESIDENTS. S. ASSOCIRTION Peninsula Baptist Sunday School Workers Held Annual Meeting in the Hampton Church Sunday. The Peninsula Baptist Sunday School Association met with the Hampton Baptist Church' Sunday at iernooh and after disposing of con? siderable Interesting routine business olocted officers for the ensuing year as follows: President?Mr. Henry L. Schmelz of Hampton. Vice-prealdont?Mr. O. W. Helium, of N< wp?rl News. Secretary?Mr. ('.ranger, of New? port News. Treasurer?Mr. S. H. Mitchell, ot Phoebus. The address of the evening was made by Mr. Clifford Pierce, secre? tary or the Young Men's Christian Association at Port Monroe. PERSONAL NOTES. The Coming and Going of the People You Know. Mr. Samuel II. Sayre left Sunday evening for Danville, where he win attend the annual meeting of the Supreme ouncll, Royal Arcanum of Virginia. Rev. and Mrs. T. Ryland San ford left yesterday for Culpeper county, where on Thursday they will attend the marriage of Miss Edith San ford to Mr. Thomas J. Nelson. Mrs. S. H. Sayre has gone to Wash? ington tf) attend the meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolu? tion. Mrs. Sayre will represent Hampton Chapter. Di'. George McCohhor, who was for several years stationed at the Na? tional Soldiers' Home hospital. Is the ?-?lies' of friends in Hampton. Dr. McConnor is now an assistant snr ?.-.eon In the navy, being connected with the battleship Missouri. Miss Grace Raylings, Of Norfolk. Is j the guest of her sister, Mrs. John G'. \ Bdyenton, Iii Linden avenue. Mrs. Emma C. Bytes, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. H. M. Mug jei', in North King street, returned to her home in Washington yester? day. Mrs. H. G. Parker is visiting friends in Richmond. YOUNG MAN UNDER ARREST. Elmer Bradley Accused of Robbery from the Person. Elmer Bradley, a young white man about Uf> years old. was arrested last nighl upon th(. charge of robbery fr< tu the person. He is accused of taking $20 from i!i(. pocket of George Hawkins. The case will be heard In the police court this morning. Bishop Randolph Here. The Right Rev. A. M. Randolph, D. D.. paid his annual visit to St. John's Episcopal church Sunday morning. Bishop Randolph confirmed a class or fourteen persons and preached an able sermon in the morning. Bnhv Furniture. The dainty little layette basket has a rival in something very pretty lot the baliy, it Is ;\ small throe-drnvor dreetw covered with pale bliio sn'Un and dhlrited with white daises. Tb? ?''St drawer is marked lor caps tin seiojul for bootees, while the lie.vel Ojud is intended for bibs. What's the Use I spending yom- good money for adul? terated paint, nnd having to repaint in a year or two, when you can buy Davis' 100 por cont Pare Paint and secure a beautiful and lasting job costing you less money? ?For Sale By? RANSONH HARDWARE Company, cor s?i e iw. A flno little farm, of 10 acres, on Hampton ('reek, about one mile from Hampton, in high siate of cultivation; r> room cottage, barn und plenty of outbuildings. Young orchard nnd shade; good well water; can give possession nt once If sold. Price $3.500. cash. Boulevard lot, 27x135. Mock 4, N. N. H. & O. P. Development Co. Plat. Price $450 cash. Two houses for rent; one furnished. W. E. LAWSON ?. Bunk of Hampton Bldg. ^JJ* R B R R Y TO EXPOSITION Running between Hampton and the Commercial Pier at Jamestown Grounds. Stopping at nil piers en route when flagge-t nnd regularly at Old Point on two Irips each way daily. Schedule subject to change without notice, as follows: LEAVE HAMPTON: Foot of Shields street, near electric [plant, for Exposition Grounds: Morning. Afternoon. 6:30 *l:00 ?10:00 4:00 LEAVE EXPOSITION GROUNDS, (Commercial Pier) FOR HAMPTON: Morning. Afternoon. 7:30 ?2:00 ?11:00 5:00 ?SJop regularly at Old Point. FARE: One way?15c. Round Trip?25c. Tennis Construction Co. 8-l-tf FOR SALE. POR SALE?12 SYRUP SODA Fountain, in good condition, two new tanks. Call at BAKERY, IS West Queen street. 1-16-Ct. FOR SALE?WILL SELL, CHEAP, $1(10 certificate in tho Lester Piano contest. It's a snap. MRS. S. H. ELLISON, Banks street, Hampton. Va. 4-16-3L LOST. LOST?SMALL SILVER WATCH, with black fob and Pocahontns head, between Baptist church and Queen street corner Sunday night. Return to F. H. COUCH and receive reward. 4-1C-3L What To Do. Plans for a little vacation even though you must, deprive yourself of a few necessities to do so. If you have no desire to visit relatives, save enough for a week or two week 3 sojourn whore yon can pay for tub comforts, and feel you are depriving no other woman of her summer's va? cation. There Is a feeling of Indepen? dence In paying us orte rocs, and sum? mer visiting has been greatly nuused. Cef. away from home, out of the city or iown, the state, if possible, am: forgot for the time everything about tho home cares and troubles. It Is an inspiration lo a woman, and It should be the aim of o-ervonc to lake tho needful rest. 1 here would be fewer cross women, if they would only lake a vacation from time 10 time. COLGATE'S SOAPS AND POWDERS or all kinds for Mic nursery and toilet. A suf fielen I guurnulco to tlu> most exuctliig, Is the name of Colgate stamped on every puck age or box. ,. , , Oatmeal Soap, 10c. Elder Flower, 10c. Antiseptic Dental Powdor, 15c and 25c. Sim Hing Sails, 25c. Cashmere noun.net, 15c and 25c. Qlyccriiio Soap, 15c. Palm Soap, 5c. Tnlcnm Powders, 10c, 15c and 25c. f DEPARTMENT STORE, HAMPTON, VA UNION MADE SHOES. The CROSBTT SHOES are th0 best Shoes made, only Lahor 1'nion .M<'ii work on Crosett Shoes, ami in Crose!I factories. 8 and 10 W. Queen Street, Hampton, Va. C ^JLgJULSUUULlLflJ'JLfJLsdUUULt JLSJLSLSLx Completely Furnished Houses for Rent. IVf. H. MORGAN & CO., 18 South King Street, Hampton, Va. BWMiBBBBnaa? You will miss a big treat if yon fail to sec the lme of AT 0s Book Store ^?g*g?smiTrrr^^ i Glycerine and Tar 11 D Just the Thing you Need, Your prescriptions are accurately filled If brought here. GARDNER & HUDQINS, The Druggists, North King Street. Phono 13 ?UBHHBI ?am? ? mmnmilli' mi ?????????Mii Appear ''Springy" by coming out in? A BURGES HAT The season's best creations are here for you at the smallest possible cost. A Binges guarantee is the thing that counts. _ SURGES' MILLINERY STORE The Peninsula's Leading Millinery Store, EAST QUEEN STREET. HAMPTON, VA. TnmrrroTroHroTmr^ We ask for your business on busi? ness basis. Dollars and cents is what ' we savo you. Richmond Furniture Co. 21 W. Queen St. Phone 297. Newell & Co., 53 W. Queen St. Phone 53C. NEWELL & CO., (Incorporated). 3-73tn_ Nothing Better 1 in Clothing Can be found in Hamston than the fine stock of ready to-woar goods at HICKS* IHMtDICTlLY CUCJS HEADACHES tnui up COLDS Iu 6 to 12 Hour.* i;',J..ja..:' kitnt%.c ?ms surra Tho Baltimore Merchant Tailor. We make you * suit for the price asked for a "hand-me down" outfit iu most stores. Our fits are guaranteed. Cor. Queen Jk\ Court tt?., HAMPTON ? ? ? VIRGINIA.