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PHOEBUS WILL TAKE
I Fully One Hundred and Twenty fiVG Firemen Will Attend state Convention. IN THE iMY OF NEWPORT NEWS Department Will Not Enter the Con ; test for State Championship Hon , ore, But Will Present a Splendid Appearance In the Parade?Will Entertain Harrisonbiu y Company. . ': At a hugely nllcndcd meeting <>!' tub Phoobus llrcincn last nip Ii I plana fur attending the stair llreim-ii's con lYOlltion in Newport News wert- tils QUttscd und the arrangements partly ppr fueled. An announced several weeks ago the I'hoohuti iieptuiment wiil not on ter the contests for (he vniious prlr.es thh; yoai'i believing Ilia! Hie piuxlinl t.V of Phoebus to Newport News would give thein too much udvnntugo over tjie other departments in . the Stale- Association. It was dcchlcil last night thai Hie entire department Will niticud ijhe coiiv<utloti In a body ami dial the Cipilptucnt will be used in the big pa rade The llrcmcii closed ;i conlracl with the Fort Monroe hand, which will head the department on the day of the parade. 'Pilo following delegate Were elect ,;Oil to the convention: John Teenier, Jniues Karrell, .lohn l-Vrbcr, .lanes Boy ban, Dixie Until and Ann i Cramp. Phoebus will have full I... nu n in line on the day of the paiade. Dele? gates lo the convention woie chosen lied night. i'lioohus has lor Hie pa t live years received I he championship honor:; al the Convention anil unlniall) would have little trouble this year In again gutting that honor. However, the llrcincn feel that Newport Newn ^should not he expect I hem lo be? come a candidate for slate honors as this section Is entertaining the visit? ing Iii (-men. '('he, members of the llnrrlsoiibn-g companion will visit 1'hochus during ( M- convention anil arrangements are being perfected to give I he fin men frtiiu the valley a pleasing reeeplloii. Mr. Gardner's Father Dead. Mr. J. 11. Uardlior \estcrday ceSved iioWb of the death ot hi:, fallt it, Mr. Joseph Uai'tlner, which oc fi. cur red at Tenant Harbor, Me., July imh. The dcciuse.i was SI yearn old. lie Is survived lo four children. According to the loiter received here Mr. Cnrdncr dropped dead. ROBBED A MAN. A. L. Bcyonc Relieved L. L. Herbert Of $13. l'.oeauso lie robbed I. I. 1 lei bei I of $13 In good currciir). A. I. He gone, V.H years old, was before Mayor h. P. Purncss, In the Phoebus police court yesterday morning. Ih-gone Wils convicted of pelt) lan -. in ami being nimble In pay a In;, ol - ?? anil costs ho went to .(all foi si\t\ days. Mrr.. Hopkins Very III. s. News reached llainpton .wstordn> of the serious Illness \!. .1 \V. Ijopkins, a widely known I.til-, of the Pofjuoson district. Mr Hopkins was. taken sudenly 111 on Mundil) night. ?"Hie Best Tibne is Now. \ Kuli lineXof straw lint, and at \ . reduced prb-es rATf ls-.nu-utka.w_ Hats _?_..-,(> All $3.00 81 la*. Hats. All $-.50 StravX Hats _$..i?ti All $2.00 Straw intts. ? All $1 00 Straw I hits . .. Full q&Kortiuciit Id him Suits in single or dmtVlo ? ed. $10.00 to $25.00. .*i : .$ .' Ser: Frankel & Elseinnan Complete Outfitters, 36 WEST QUEEN STREET.. "Hampton'? Beit Store.*' SALE OF Tan Stockings Ladies' ripe imi>nit/,i Tan Ilm c . distinct sh/dt h dial will unable you loViyiileli per tooth any ? On' ^/prevailing colors of brown ?/mos. Tho Blockings uro lull rofmiar intiile Bavo tloitbl.u sob si roinforotnl heel - ami toys, umf dooitlu Kult Barter lop iuiuul Villi? tooH, unit mm me l.mi Voll /run ifOi get o uuywhoi'o niulur THEY ABE HEBE AT 39c Today FIELD DAY TO OCCUR AT FORT MONROE TODAY M.ioy Excellent Snorts Will Be Wit neescd at tho Annual Field Day Exorcises. Considerable interest Is roll n intuit Iho artillerymen at Port Moilroo 1st causo ni Hi.' annual livid day oxer dsns which will tulle plmi- In tin hut bnidosiiru lotmy. A great number ui excolienl Bportt luivo In en nrrunged ami llioru wll to Mimi'thlm-, doing Bom in o'chicl this morning until late Iii Iho utter mum. llaiulsomo prises win hi offoii ii tin tin' in bi nil rouiui alii h'lhs.. wllllu tin' companies will emu lllotu lor prizes in sealing the wallt ami in the great lug o( war. ilunubttll will also In- on Iho prti gram. PERSONAL NOTES. (The Cominy and Going of the People You Know. Mis. Arthur 10. Hall will leave tu mm row liloi'lllllg lor a stay of BOVOI1I weei.s with relatives in NauBunuuuu county. Mr. and Mrs. T. K. Ilu/cn, or Knnx VfII. Tonn., nie visiting Mr. and Mis IImvaid Collier, iiour llnmpton, Mr. .lohn W. Rowe is spending ? few days in Haitlitioru lillil otulil points. After u vhtll lo Dr. und Mrs. Harri I >. Howe. In Victoria avenue. Mis; iiyora and Mis.-. Aulls have returuei to their home, in Pennsylvania. Miss Etta Morrison returned !? her home in Slhitllfleld yostordu) nfl er a \isll to Miss l.ula Hughes. It l.oehsl street. Misses Clara and Laura Lauter hack who have hefeli visiting Miss Tray lor. In West Queen street, hau returned to their homo in Peters burg, ' Miss Virgin Davis, in Armlstcnt avenue. Is ontortnilllug Miss Lolth Marrahle. of York county. Messrs. W O. llieoek. Robert Hal p'riuan, Don lialorthhn ,ot llurrlshurg Ph.', und P. T. Brndy und Joseph Pis dell .of Win . ling, W Va.. are (hi guests of Mr. Richard Armstrong m Hampton Roads. Mr. HlCock, is till famous old football guard at Yah and was on Hie Blue i (even wlioi Mr. Armstrong was a half back 01 the same team. Mrs. Charles Lackey and MlSI Irma Lackey, or Rooky Hill. Ohio arc lilO guests <d Mr. M. O. Lackey in Hope sired. Mrs. P. \V, Phillips and Miss Cotlli Lnckey lofi last evening tor a ylsl el .-< verul wieks in Philadelphia am other points;. Messrs, trank 1?. Rmltlioy, of ncai Washington, and Mr. Arthur li Wright, of Riclnuond. arc OXpoetOI to reach Hamilton tomorrow to vlsl Mr. Robert Holt, In Armlstead nvo line. Miss Addie ('.. Richter will leavi Friday for Pocabolltas. W Va., when slur will spend two months. Miss (Marie Burton, of Lynchburg Mi s jUlb.Io Burlofi, of Norfolk! Mis: Ida Wnldon. of Memphis. Tonn., am Miss Bessie Mauck. of Norfolk, an Ibe guests of Miss Ida Rees, In New port News uvenuo. Mrs. John W. Brown and Mr. Cor don Brown, wlio have been visitltll Mr. und Mrs. II. Clay Iii es. in New port News, returned to their home n Noifolk yesterday. Mr. s. Cordon Humming rbtiiroei yesterday from a visit to Mrs. Cum mlng who Is spending Hie suminei near Ualtiinore. T?ie Ohio Salli for New York. Tin- baltleship Oliio. which Is Ad mini! Emory's. Hag ship, sailed' iron Hampton Roads for New York yeS tcrday. Expec'erj That Judge Pilchard Will; interfere in North Carol oa Cases. TOT AGthT GREEN GOES TO JAIL Southern Railway's Representative at| Rnlelgh Arraigned tor Selling Tick? ets 'or More Than the Lec,.il Hate Refuses to Give Bail. t itv Associated l?r< Bs). I; a I.kn; 11. N. c. .inly US. Iiidleti <i i>> i ho grand jurj ami brought lulo ? court h> a capias Instanter, Thomas 'l<3, (Irct'ii, cit) ticket ar.out of the Southern Hallway, charged with Hull-, hl? railway Ih kots at a rate greater (him two ami a iiuarior cents as pro iribed hy law, was todii) in Wake uiuly Supreme Court allowed 'sill la Ha- sum of fiuo lor his appearance tomorrow. Circuit declined to glvo hail ami was pul In Ihr CUStodj 61 Ihi' shcl'lll lie was inn ihii in Jail and in thn aiteiiKHiu, his attorneys apiRtarcd and urged that as it was higher olllcluls Who worn responsible for the rates thai tlleen ho not humilltltcd. The state's attorneyH said Ii was easy for him to give hail. This was not glVOII and lo'lllglil llrei n is ill Jail. Though not. stated in court, it is known Hint Croon's atloriioys arrang? ed this plan to ank lor a writ "'of habeas corpus from a l-'ciloral Court, prenuniabl) before Judge I'rilcliard, in ItlehniOIld, and II Is said this will be served tomorrow morning. li is understood thai the state Supremo court will resist saving i in i e i:. no Jurisdiction hi the federal fem i and a clash Is expected, 'the grand Jury today brought ill another iiidlctulenl against Urcon, which Includes the Southern Hall? way Indictments for selling at unlawful rales were also brought in against Southern I'aollle Itallwii) agents M< B. Powell at Auburn, and P. A. Creech, ul Car). FATHER DIVORAT COMES TO OLD POINT COLLEGE He Will Succeed Rev. Father Came As tic Priest in Charge of the Institution. Itev. father lllvorat. who has IIOOll In Italtliuorc lor several months, has In i II selected IIS I lie successor III Itov Pal hi r Came, as priest In ClllirgO id I bo Old Point ColllfOrl Col? lege. Paiher Dlvorat arrived at the ?olhge yesterday. lie is a man ibotlt years old and recently came to America rroth fritnee', Iholhor Anthem, who was a most popular teacher in the college lor sev mil sessions, has boon returned hero nid Prot her Angelus has been trans? ferred lo another station. Ilrolher Itubert will return this coining sos - ion and will again be the drill muster al the college. There was a rumor in circulation yesterday to the effect I hat UrothOr Vincent, the director oi the college, would bo transferred ami thai llroth r Paul, who was in charge hfcrb tor ovo'ral years, would lie returned to this school. Hot her Vincent last night authorized an emphatic don la 1 of this report. He will stay with the ?ollege next session and Brother Paul has been sent to Haltimnre. Importing Songsters. "Importations of cage birds Into the United stales have increased hy more than twenty-five per cent, during the last foil I >eais. t If course a great majority of stich reathercd creatures brought Into Hi s country an- cana? ries, the breeding of which in oci' many, and more particularly by peas? ants in the Hart/ .Mountains. Is a most picturesque Industry, hut aboul i luce hundred other species me fetch? ed hither frpm various parts of the world, and I he methods adopted for capturing ami transporting them are in man) Instances both curious ami interesting. "in curlier days It was the custom, much more commonly than now, for sailors lo collect strange birds in dis? tant quarters of the globe and bring them lo America or Bliropcan sea? ports, where llioy disposed of (hem for small sums in ready money. P.veu at the present time the species lue purled 'rain the Orient are mostly Introduced in ibis wry, the traffic helug conducted on i considerable seulo hi; the crews - f Pacific steam shins with dealers in Pi n Fran, iftc >. But. i ? tar as oilier birds me ion '(rued. Hin business is more ai,hly systematized, Mcrelrrits in IN( line of Hade employ agents (o secure sup plies ol birds in their nnttVl haunts, while maintaining such relations with eel respondents at Kuropealt centers as enable them lo draw upoil those sources for whatever additional feath? ered stock may h,, required." The above leads an Interesting ar? ticle on importation of song birds by Keile Bache in the Technical World Magazine for August. No Chicken. Patience- I saw her in bathing, and it is a laet thai shi' has web feet. Patrice?There! 1 always said she was no chickciC?Yonkeis States? man. IIKI-P VVANTBI.) ? FKM AI.K ? UK filled white woman to care for two Children four ami two. Also w,> man for general bouse work. Cook? ing no washing. Apply .1 M NBI PHUT, National Soldiers' House Va. 'Vi .i.'h % . ? 1C 2t ?^-<*fl!? <^I^?^ ^sw^ Shall We Travel On One Ra 17 "(in" hundred mid (wonty miles an hour, in a Coach as broad iukI bulky um a house, running oh a single rail. Inking curves without diminution of npeod, ami rushing across rivers mul over ill/.zy heights oh a swaying co? ble?thusu nro among marvels thai arc prom I Bed to the world ol trans pnrtat on lor the morrow." Si> writes Win. T. Walsh in lie- Techulcill World Mnga/.tuu for August. " 'Vbrj wonderful, certainly,' you suy. ami then you udd, with a note of apology for your douK, 'only this is nothing hut a dreiiui.' A drenni perhaps; hui still a ilroum that mil) be fulfilled in Ilm waking. "Over in England, the origlliul liollle of I Ik- steam MlAHy, I t'VS II man whose nuiiio not long since tviit .! shed over the wires to every news purer on the globe. This Itllin is lou is llrohnhn, already famous us luven, tot of (In- llrehnnn lorpcdoj in list' hy the liritlsh navy. The calls* "I Ike i resent w'orld-wldo attention nccoroVi him is Iiis discovery- of i tu- apparent ly practical application of an bid principle -that of tin- gyroscope?to On- operation of a railroad. Should his hopes he oven partially reall/.td, Um vnst network of lines In this and other countries must of necessity he relegated to (he antique class with horse-cars und wooden frigates." The writer follows w th a deserlp tion of l/ntis Urohnau's wonderful in volition ?>! th'' monorail car and his successful use of the gyroscope prin? ciple to maintain equilibrium. Moat of Them Paid. .\ I n:-,, company of enslly gulled in? dividuals was victimized a short lime buck In un English town, lty mentis of i esters tmnouuclng a grand sacred concert ami by a free dlslrlblltlou of complimentary tickets hearing on their fnce ibis condition, "No geillletntin ad milled unless accompanied by n lady," a largo nudlence was ualhcred at the theater. When the crowd begun1 to press in, (lie ticket taker begun shout? ing: "All having complimentary tickets will please pass upstairs lo the gal? lery." This was a dark, dreary, bot place, not having the capacity for seating comfortably mure than 100 people. Those who pressed forward with their tickets were told that If they did not wish lo go to the gallery they c mid lie admitted by pitying a shilling apiece, r.v. ry man who appeared with a complimentary ticket of course htul a lady with him IIlid felt n sort of em? barrassment If she were not bis wife or lilt linn to acquaintance, so bo yielded to compulsion and paid nil her limn re? tire, und so the scheine Succeeded to tin- extent of lining the house?Loudou Answers The Doom of London. The question, "What will be the doom of London?" seems a not tiurea ronnbtO OHO. What will be the end of the great city? What will bring about ihe ruin over which Mncntihiy'tt New Kvrilander is to cast ids moralizing eye! Several nuswor.-) may be given. The destruction of London at the luiu/ls of a victorious ItlVlldor Is possible, bill ex? tremely improbable. Londop may be besieged, even bombarded; she CUUUOI in- destroyed. Flood': This again may be dismissed i. ; most Improbable, und one calamity only remains to be considered, namely -lire. Now London has suffered more thdu once terribly from this cause, und In IIUHI tin- city was practically wiped out. Every one knows this. Itut it b not every one who knows that tin great coutlugratloii was predicted Uf iecu years before by Lilly, the iislrole ger, and by auotber astrologer. Nos trndnmus, n century before that. Nos tradaillUS cast Ids prediction In n Fr?lich quntrnlu, the uisi of which wo* that In ltiflO I-Olld III would bo visited by a conflagration which would destroy St. Paul's and clghty-nlue othei churches.?Cnsscll's .Saturday Journal "Yon say that tile third son did HO turn out so well. What did lie In? come?" "A magazine poet.'? Clcvolaat IMnlii Denier. S. Lawn Party Party in Phoebus. The Phoebus Prasbytorlnn Sabbatl School wtifNjold ty lawn parly on tin lawn of thc>chl(|iCl in OhCBUiienkt avenue, near t'm/ity street ,on 'I'hlirs day. July IS. lieib \J to iii p. ill. t'onn and enjoy yourirolf^vCretun, cake am candy on sale./ \ 7 Hi 2 The Real Trouble. Ilawloy?So hor father objected to your suit, 6h7 Siiplolgli?Oh, no; mo clothe, wore perfectly Hatlsfactory, li was mo ho objocloO to, ddnchcc know.?Chicago News. The Difference. She?Dt) you think dyeing the hair iniures the bruin. Ho?Anyone who dyes her hair hasn't any brain to Injure.?York Dis? patch. PERFECT < Tooth P^wdoi Cloansos and beautifies the touth and purUi.es the broath, Used by peoplo of rofmomont lor ovor a (iu:irte)r of a century. Convoniont fpr tourists. i-hspared yy Can be fouhd in I lalllptoU than the fine stock of ready-to-wear goodsat \ S. MARBACK'5 The Baltimore Merchant Tailor. W'e make yon :\ Viil for the price asked for aV'hand-iuo down" olttfH in nu\t stores. Our iit~ are guaraiitecdV Cor. Qticoii and Court Sts. \MPTON - - - VIHCSINIA Jl iwiiWHimKaay For Sale! Several very desirable Htllb Kanus, near Hampton, ranging from 5 to 100 acres. Also some bargains In houses ami Iota iu CJ the West end. and around the e'ty. In every locality. If you \\ant\ to buy properly of any over my kind would he glad list witty you or if you wish h list your |iVoporty for -ale. Wil give It myNyorsonnl ntto ill nt ion. Bank of Hamnton Building => Hampton. Va. o Phone No. 3. HO.il.aSI. 0..B JLSLSLSLSLSLSLBJLSLSLSl JUULSJLM. GENTS' FURNISHINGS. STRAW HATS. More Myles to ehiKise from her,, than any other place ia town, 5pC to fl.OO, . Bathing Suits. Th<' collection to be found lu re surpasses any ever shown l.B in the town, 50c to ? I 10, W.S.MOORECO.,Iiic. MAKERS OF GOOD CLOTHES. 35 R. Queen St., Hampton, Va. FOR RENT! STORES. East Queon Stroi t . $1"? 00 5_ East Queen Sinei . 00 191 west Qiiecir^Strcel . $12 50 1ST Wi st Queen StrVt (double). Si-:. 00 North Kin;; Struct . .\.. $|G 00 North King Street . .\.. ?S W .SWELLINGS. Lorldly's Crossing, 5 rooms ./\,. $ 7 00 Ivy strict, I Rooms .Xi--*-*-. $ 7 60 Old Polnl Uoa.l. 7 J\<juui?r~rr77\. $12 00 Queen SHvt^T-fr ir?TTnis .v. ? S Ou FURNISHED, t; Rooms, will located, I months, $.oNui per month. 10 Room, King Streut $75.00 per mouth. $1,000 LOAN, 0 per cent, LONG TIME. The PhiBlips-Lackey Co. (INCORPORATED). REAL ESTATE BROKERS. 18 E. Queen street. Phone 32. Hampton, Va. ? WE CLOSE AT 6 P. (VI., EXCEPT SATURDAY b a _,_g A PLENTIFUL SUPPLY OF Summer Underwear LADIES Women's Vests, tupu n all sixes. 5c. . Women's Lisi? Vests v Bilk luitvd iJSMtutud sluu\ 15c. Women's Cotton Knit lace bottom. 25c MEN'S Kli n's htilbrlggun underwear, liotll shirts anil drawers. In all si/es 25c garment. Celebrated, it. v. i>. under wear for men, short ami long liawers. coat style shirts, w-th >r wilhoitl sleeves. 50c garment. 1 ROWE'S DEPT. STORE | I S-Jampton, Virginia. COAL AT.. bbs Soda Fountain V \ It's tlio latest?the real Twentieth Century Sanitary Fountain. Wo cxpcct?J4)BOrvoNtho best Soda In Hampton, and you will always find ovt ryTlr?ng.nAjiind our fountain cleanliness Itself. Wo invite Hie poopleTltV-couio in und ueo the prettiest fountain ever Introduced to this town. GARNER & HUDGINS Where Thcy\Fiil Prescriptions. NORTH KINO STREET. \ MAIIOXE'S OLD STAND. FOR SALE Within two miles of Hampton, a It acte farm .good 5-rooiri dwell? ing, all stock, poultry,, fiirmliig IniplomonUi and growing crops. Prices $!!f>00.00. tin L-iSalle Avenue, two acres, with perhaps $150,00 worth of growing timber. Nicely located. This can be bought cheap by quick buyer for cush. On Newport New.. aVenno, a benutlfnl home. t."i foot lot on corner of Newport News livohiio and Jackson street. $4000.00, and also n beautiful homo on comer Newport News avenue and Stewart street, for $.';70U.OO. FOR RENT A nice four room cottage, Richmond A soven-rooiu dwelling, lOleclrlc ave Six-room dwelling, t'iWrft>r~-*>*-~LUuuiUi_ Th reo-room cottage Hbward street, vi STORES I.hie brick Store N. King, Wther sld< East Queen Street, No. 152, largo room PHILLIPS REAL ESTATE. RENTALS, FIRE INSURANCE, AUCTIONEER AND NOTARY PUBLIC. 9 and 11 North Kinn, Street. Phone 50. Hampton, Va. '^tttt^z^ausaamBxmasMasKKBmmawmim nn mi imhiwimiihui VVK SaRKY jrBlectrie CBarideliers lu stock, Coawc in nii?xJiave a look. S. J. Watson's N?w Store. IC Quecu St. Phones ICC tnid 841. Hampton, Va. Daily Ptess JOc Pe* Week.