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Battleship Stapled (or Providence But Was Andered to Remein in Roads. ! CHANGE CAUSED RUCH SUlPMEl >? ? Many Theories Advanced Ac to Why \ Plans Were Changed, But No Offi J Olal Statement Has Been Givcti Out| ???Indiana In Bad Way. L - ' 'After the hatileshlp Minnesota had I Balled for Provldojne, lt. I., til 3:Jl?| o'clock yesterday iiftoVnobn n nios; sago was received at Ohl l'olnl fronl | the Navy Department directing thai the ship remain In I lampion Itoiidu and Admiral Kinory Immediately, he gun ti BuUruh for the ship by wire less. When Hearing the Virginia capes the Minnesota was picked up and or dered to return, Which was done. II was said that the muastigo front ? Washington created much surprise In naval circles, hut no one cared t<> make n statement as to the cause [ of the sudden oliiiuge of order;; tor tho Minnesota. Some though) thai the recovery of] tho body of Prank Phiioldoo, lho iiiIbs ing seaiuuu, enftsed the delay, bill 1< I was tiald the body was found curly In | tho morning ami .sent lu Portsmouth Several days ago a hotly was foune In Hampton llotidn, which was tub for that of Pluinhlee und so reported to Admiral Bmory, hut it was latci idetilified as dial of auolhi r man. Tho naval officers coming UShon had nothing to say yhout the ultailgi of tho sailing orders of the MInneso ta, but It was thought that I lie Mima sota w'll he ordered to a'l Wit?1 lie fleot this morning for the Southern] practice grounds. Another report bad it that the in vestlgntlng committee, which Is look lug Into tho Minnesota's launch iiccl ihmt, desired other information am: | this may have caused the skip to ri I urn. after she hud keen under steam for an hour. From a reliable source It was loan: ed yesterday thai the Pig bnttlcsht) Indiana will be put out of commit. Dion. The hollers In the ve.'sel greatly damaged .and It Is said thai tllO Nuvy Department hns reached the declidon^/thai the coil of repairing tho^WTnn.i will bo too much ti eon "tVIvmio her In active Borvlce hi tin navy. ? mrs. mellen very ILL. Aged Citizen of Phoehu3 Stricken With Stroko of Paralysis. Mrs. George Mellen, one of the most highly ostcoin'ed atul oldest rot Idehts of Phoehus, is very III lu her residence In Water street iis the re suit of u severe stroke of paralysis which she received early yeslorduj morning. Mrs. Mellen hllS suffered two other strokes of paralysis her condition Is giving her friends] ?much concern. meeTs~on7ghy. Chairman Shelton Cnll3 Special Meet Ing County Committee. County Chairman Henry C. Sholtoii yesterday called u special meet ing o tho County Democratic Kxeeutive Commit toe for tonight, when nellonl Wkak Frankel ifc Eisen man's ? and ? ?and? KEEP COOL Nobby Straw Hats Comfortable Oxfords -mo. i mm Completo Outfitters, 86 WEST QUEEN STREET. TON, F "Hampton's Bait Store." LONG BROWN GLOVES ARE PLENTIFUL HERE TODAY. \Vo Imvo Josi received a largo shipment <>f long gloves in l)ltlCk, while, grey nml tllO much wauled (ans and browns. t Super lislo thread long QlovcH la Ian, brown, black and white .$1.00. Sin de Lisle Cloves?a per foci imitation of undressed lu:i .in,I brown kid .$1.50. A superior quality of dark brown, ntotllutn brown and Bovcral shades of tan sills gloves .$2.00 Double lipped silk Cloves of oxtt'it gootl quality in Pluck ami while only .$1.50 Long Lisle Thread < !h>\ 08 III black, white ami grey, $1.00, 75c and 50c. looking to doing uwny with Hie pledge on Hie primary ticket will lit (alien. It seems to he a forogotU conclusion that Hie committeo will do uwny with the routine that lias caused so much unfavorable c ih incut In political circles. Tito committee will meet In the Of flee of Coun'y Treasurer David ,Tb in son, ("apt. Krank Hi Couch, of Wylhe district. Is leinth :_ Bto H -ht to have the unnecessary pledge print? ed ou the ticket. NEW YORK DEMANDS STEEL. Orders for 10,000 Tons of Structural Work Sent to Pittsburgh. PITTSBURGH, June 25.?Within the past 71! hours, more than 10,000 'on:; of structural iron work to bo UR?'d In Now York has been contract? ed for In Pittsburgh. One of Iho largest contracts that has ever come out of New York to the American Bridge Co. was received Saturday. P Is for 2,400 tons of steel for th? now .It Weiers'* Exchange thai Is to be Granted on Maiden Lane. The Brndlby Contracting Co. of Now York has awarded n contract for 1.00(1 ions of fabricated shapes In tlu> American Brldgo Co. The same company also placed an order with the Carnegie Steel Co. for T..000 tons of stool bars. The Carnegie com? pany will also supply 1,000 (.out' of structural shapes for two school horses that are to be built In New York. In addition to the to.noo tons of steel rails for next year ordered by Hie Kansas City Southern, the Sair.x Fe hns ordered 15,000 tons from the Lncknwnnnn Steel Co., making about I.-..000 tons In nil for this road. Chnrticd With Crime Two Years Old. NI3W YORK, Juno 2.r..~.lohn John? son, nboul years old, was arrest? ed in Brooklyn today charged with having murdered his wife in Char? lotte, N. C.. two years ago. The ar rest was made by Sergeant Pitts of I the Charlotte police department. Johnson will he held to await extra-1 dliion. Famoiir Jap Wrestler Coming. VICTORIA, B. C, Juno 25.?The steamer Empress of Japan yesterday brought word Hint the Japanese -hainnh-u wrestler. Tntilyomen !<?' lug. known ns Hllachlynma, who weiuhs over "."in is coming to Amer? ica In August accompanied bv some of the famous wrestlers and Jin .Titan exports. Permit for Brltt-Nelson Bout. (Bv Associated Press.) KAN FRANCISCO, CAL., June --The board of supervisors yesterday granted to Hie San Francisco Ath? letic Club a permit to conduct a box \\\\: match in July. This is tin? per mil desired for the Briti-Nolson con? ical en the night of July '1. Bresnahan Almost Well. (By Associated Press). CINCINNATI, OHIO. June 25. Roger Urcsnahah, the New York Na? tional League baseball catcher, win was struck on Hie bead with a ball pitched by Conkley last week, will leave the hospital for his homo in Tub do Thursday. Birhop Caper's Condition. ASIIEVILLH. N. C. June 2"..?A special to the clUxcns from Cedar Mountain, the summer home of Bish? op Ellison Capers of South Carolina, states that at 7::'.u tonight the bish? op's condition remained unchanged, no farther extension of the parulysP being observed. lie Is resting well. Heat Kills Fourteen in Pittsburg. PlTTSBCitC, PA., June '>:>.?Throe deal Iis froth heat hero today making a total of II fatalities since Sunday evening. Probably a score of persons have been prostrated, a number of whom are in a Borloufj condition. PERSONAL NOTE8. The Coming and Going of the People You Know. I j Misses Margaret .Manning nnd Catherine Column!., who have been visiting Mr. ami Airs. Oeorgo If. El> llson. In Hanks stri'ets, have returned to their home In Richmond. Mrs. M. .1. .Manning, after a visit to Mrs. Stella Ellison, in lluuks street, has left lor Ocean View, where she will Bpoud a few days be fron going iu her home In ' illch mend. .^t iU<vill*t|tfi Miss Mniudo tllckuiun, of Acconmo county, who lias been visiting llio Misses 1 trittInghani, in Uns west end, has returned to her home. x Mrs. Gilbert Hall, child and nurse, who spent several days hero with I Mrs. Dnnn and Mrs. Linanmn, have | returned to Norfolk. Mrs. Annlo Fleet wood and Mlssl FlCOtWOOd, or Waverly. are expected! to arrive lu Hampton todn for visit to Mrs. George II. lOllison. Miss Mnlhows, of MathowB county. Is tho guest of her sister, Mrs. VV. K. Dobsou, in Collier street. Miss Alberta Walerbury, of Cort- ! land. New York, has been tho guest | of Miss Mamye Malis Itowo nl her home on Victoria avenue. Miss Wutorbury taught music in the Stat< Noimnl School at Fnrmvlllo the past si Baton. From bore she will go to Chnrlotlcnvlllo, where she will teach In I ho summer normal for six weeks. ,, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lake gave delightful launch parly Monday even? ing In*compliment to Misses Krankte! McKonnoy, of Fnrnivlllo, and Virginia] Clarke, of Richmond, who are tfio guests of the Misses Kchniel/.. . Mrs. .lames Van Allen Illckford was tho hostess of a charming recep? tion In hof residence at Buck roe Beach yesterday nftoruoon. Misses Nolllo Uolton and Annlo Pol ton, of Philadelphia, nro visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Crockelt, iu Chapel street. Mrs. 10. S. Oooko and Miss Oeorgo, who have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. .1. L. S. Cooko, in Columbia avenue, returned to their home in New York lust evening. Miss Krankte MeKenney. of Punt! vllle. Is visiting Miss Until Schwab:, lu Fast Queen street. Miss MeKen? ney is Hie daughter of ox-Governor MeKenney. Miss Hilda Schmelz, in East Queen street, has as her guest. Miss Vir glnlft (Marke, of Richmond. Mrs. .1. Wilton Hope, who Is visit Ing In Winchester, is expected to return homo tomorrow morning. Messrs. R. M. Hooker and S. Reado Chlsmnu left last evening for Wash Ington. PYTHIANS ELECTED OFFICERS. Kecought.in Lodge Held Semi Annual Election Last Night. Kecoughlan Lodge, No. 29, Knights of Pythias, last nigiu held its Bcntb annual election of officers, when the following; wen? chosen: Chancellor commander?Mr. H. S. Collier. Vice chancellor?Mr. M. C. Ran snne. Prelate?Mr. W. P. Morris. Master of work?Mr. It. L. How? ard. Master of arms?Mr. R. B. Ten? nis. Inner guard?Mr. .1. Archer > nughnn. Outer guard?Mr. T. W. Keaton. Trustee?Mr. Thomas .lones. D. & O. Officials Deny Rumor. BALTIMORE? MD.. Jupe 26.?The report sent out from Atlanta. Ca.. last night that (he Baltimore & Ohio Is hol loved to have acquired the Cen? tral Railroad of Georgia, was denied today by the Baltimore R Ohio offi? cials. They said there Is no founda? tion fro- ih,> rumor and cannot Im? agine how It originated. Don't It Disgust You when you go to the trouble and ex? pense of hauling out, docking and painting your vessel bottom, to find it has again fouled In a short time. To avoid this unpleasant ami cust ly experience, uae Davis Yellow Metal Copper Paint. Cnpt. Parker, of Fishing Creek, Md. -ays. "It is the beat ho ever used." Why not try It? THE H. B. DAVIS COMPANY, BALTIMORE. Ask Your Dealer. Candidate's Notice! I To tlie voters or Wy'.he district: I hereby announce myself as a can? didate for a member of tho Hoard of Supervisors of Elizabeth City county, subject to the Democratic Primary to |bn hebl Juno 20th. Being Interested in tho welfare of I my district 1 earnostly Bollelt your support, and If elected, I promise to fulfill the duties of same office to the l.est of my ability, and to the last interests of the district and county in general. Thanking you lu advance, I am, YourB truly, G2-2U JAS. A. DE A NE. Colonel Savage iii. Colonel E. 10. Savage, the aged ] overseer o? diu poor hi Hampton dis? trict, was rouiovcd to the Dixie hos pltlil yesterday for treatment. Col? onel Savage "had been visiting in Hack river and was taken ill. Ho is extremely feeble. Colonel Savago Is St! oars obi and bas been overseer of tbo poor In Hampton lor many years. notice to all whom it may concern: Tbo bolder or holders of the twen? ty yoar six per cent, coupon bonds Issued by the Town of Hamilton. Va., on July 1st, 1SS7. are hereby nolifled to present Hie same at my offico for payment on July 1st, 1907, after which time the town will cease to pay in torcst on said bonds. A. A. PATRICK, Treasurer of the Town of Hampton, Va. G-22-7L Hampton, Va., June 22, i!?ti7. Gas! Why heat the whole house up and have Hie entire family In a had humor when you can keep everything and everybody cool by gelling u gas stove tit cost. n 11 AM I' l l ?X, Va. Is it Something You Need In? MEN'S FIXINGS? is it Underwear? is it hosiery? is IT NEQtilGEE? Whatever it limy lie, you want to bo sure to get It from us and wear the latest the market affords. Prices right every time. Wo nro making only duality Tailored Suits?? 13,50 and higher. Everything exclusive but the price. W. S. MOORE CO., Makers of Good Clothes, 35 13. Queen St., Hampton, Vn. Wines and Liquors I belong to the lost tribe that stray? ed away from Dublin before Moses sailed on tbo Red Sea. I'm a price cutter. I'm a money-maker; I'm the onu that sells all straight Whiskies retail at whulesalo prices. Tbo fol? lowing high grade 10c Whiskies I sell for Be a drink: Paul Jones Pure Uyo. Sherwood Ryo Whiskey, Carroll Springs, pure Maryland Ryo Whiskey, Overholt Ryo Whiskey, Parkwood Rye Whlskoy. All of the above named Whiskies aro strictly high grade: watch my prices if you dare, beat mo if you can. Whiskey in bulk at following prices: Old Nick Pure Ryo, % pt-. 25c; gallon.$4.00 Leonard's Favorite, % pt., 20c; gallon.3.00 [Htmtor's Haltimoro Rye, % pt., 'Jlic; gallon .4.00 I Maryland Club, % pt., 25c; gal? lon .4.00 Paul Jones Pure Ryo, V> pt., 20c; gallon.2.75 I Star A, Rye, gallon. 2.00 Moss Robo, gallon..-.2.00 I.arkwood Puro Rye, gallon.2.00 Jefferson Puro Rye, gallon.1.75 (Kentucky Rourbon, gallon.1.40 Doulilo Stamp Gin, gallon.2.00 | The following brands of Callfor rln Wines, Port, Sherry, Ca tnwlai, Ciaict, Blackberry at 25c per qt., per gallon, 7Gc. Pride of North Curelina, 4 years old; gallon. 2.00 KummclU, per gallon. 2.00 Carroll Springs, gallon. 2.50 XXXX Raker Rye, gallon.2.50 i N. LEONARD'S Barrel And Bottle House I 16 AND 18 MELLfcN ST., Phoebu?, Va. 'Phone 280. LD POINT. Parasols. A big assortment of the kinds you wvn't find else? where iu Hampton and priced to suit you. $1.00 "J $5. Howes f DEPARTMENT STORE Hampton - - - Virginia ansone Bros. Silks! Silks! Silks! ALL SHADES Suesine Silk:, 39c Yard? Ransone Bros. Weit Queen Street,. Hampton, Virginia. BY MISS }. E. DAVIS Schraudt's Book Store BURGES' MILLINERY Mid-Summer Display Begins Tuesday. See our MId-Sutnmer lint. Wo linvo added morn trimmed Hat.s to our fine lino of Millinery. Wo constantly study our customers' needs and Interweave them Into our new creations; so that the Herges' lints uro tlio inosi attractive Hats offered tho public Then we have a full lino of Sailors, .lust arrived?Sailors from 00 cents to $l.oo. 'With! each fine Sailor we give our customers an Exposi? tion hand Uniformly attractive Hats, for all ages. THE LEADING MILLINER OF THE PENINSULA. 21 E; Queen Street. EVERYTHING PERTAINING TO Can be Found at S. J. Watson's New Store. 1G Queen Street. Hampton, Va. Ladies, Here's Your Chance We want to close out tho stock of beautiful Japanese China And In order to do this wo huvo decided to place the China ou ? the market at exactly Half Price It won't last long, so you hail belter come In early It you de? sire to bo among the fortunate ones. ^Johnson Pharmacy (Incorporated) lit HI IM DRUG STORE W. F. Phillips, Manager. Here's the placo for Pro? scriptions. MRS. H. M. TWiAj 300 MARSHALL street, HumpUm, Yu., board and lodging. b 2-2ino. Can b? found Is Ha?nptr? thaa the Una stools ol rMajr-to-jreaa goods at Tin Baltlmora Msrohanl Tsllar. W? make yon a salt (or tka arlec asked (or a "hand-ma down" outfit la moat stores. Our fits are guaranteed. Cor. Quean A. Cocrt tt&? hampton ? ? ? trritaiNU. WML JENNINGS BRYAN The groat orator of the day. would have been President of the United States, but bo talked too much. That la where we differ. The prices on our gooda and terms soil them, thus saving u.j lots of chiii music. Wo hnve several thousand satisfied cus? tomers talking for ub every day. Wo purpose to bo the largest distributors of furnlturo and furnishings, on the Peninsula. 21 West Queen St., Phone 297. 03 West Queen St., Phone 536. NEWELL & CO., Inc. Hampton, V?. _^J.