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i 10 HOUSE WITH
ft FAVORABLE REPORT
BM? Stow Confident That Bill For
Protection of Disabled Firemen
Will Become a law.
TAX OH IMME PREMIUMS i
One Per Cent, of All Money Paid in
Premiums in State to be Set Arjlde
For Fund, Which Will be Handled
by Local Relief Association in Vari
ins Cities and Towns.
Fire Chief W. K. Slow yesterday re?
ceived a telegram notifying him Hint
lan House committee on bankliig and
111 urunce bad decided to report fuv
otahly upon a hill requiring that one
ix r cent, of all the money collected
In this state In lire Insurance premi?
ums shall 1" set aside fcr a fund for
jft* r lief of the dlr.ihle.l llifineu.
ftti-1 the wMowk i v I children or llrr
liton who leie their lives Ihihthig
flamed. It Is -aid that the Staate
convmltt.eo certainly will make a i'av
orable repot! upon ..<?? hill, and ChlM'
Stow Is confident that It will become
n law.
Chief Stow, as a member of the
legislative committee of the Virginia
Slate Firemen's Amioclatloti, spfttt
.ill? f.renter part of last w-ek In Kleh
Incntl working in tin Interest or thbi
bill. The other member' tit the com?
mittee who nsNls'?d In the work were
Plilor MeFali. or Iloatioko; Chief Far
l~v, of Petersburg: Chief Herbert, of
Portsmouth: Ohler Pearl v. ,,f
Chariot tavllle; Chief Kegeblon. of
Norfolk, and. Captain Redwood, of
Richmond.
Tito committee had the bill drawn
to as Io provide that two percent r.f
the premiums alio-.tld be ? : aside,
but it was amended so as In cut the
utnount In half.
Local Relief Associations.
Under the provisions of the bill,,
relief association!* will he formed hyf
every eltv nnd town in Hie idiU--.'
which ha ; a company with as mtieli/\,>
tr.On worth of nptinratus. Thar' ??.
soclntions will receive one pe.? cent,
nf the ilre Inruranco pieni'u/ms col?
lected In their reisppctlvo/eitles or
townu. Five per cent. f,\ the total
?received by mich rollofr' association*
?Wlllbe pain to the St^'le Aascelatkih,
Sfflfig^llM i'M-Merve fund Tlibl
latter prcviiilon win Irserted at the
fcugge'itloh or Clilef Stow, and Is do
ft'gtieo'to pr.itecl mnnll towns, In
which collections mav not I" suffi?
cient to cover evpenhos In the emit
of (serious .accident i.
Senator Holt Presided.
?Senator Saxon W. Holt, or this city,
CK chairman' of the Senate eommlllee
011 ' Jnr^raneo and bnnklnc in-sided
over tho Joint nurllne: of the House
And Senate committees held lusl week
f-r llie purpose of dlacun 'n-t this
bin.
In addition to the reel cPon "f
fOrdedi tliA member's of the lire de
pp.rtnients. It Is believed thai lhl? bill
will result |u the ???-hulhllinr of the
departments In smaller towns and
en!,,*. The fact tutu n t >wn h.rvlni!
$r,Ofi worth of nnnariitun mav r.r.vnnl/o
n relief nRsoelntlon and renn the be
hafll i of Utq bill Hboild bo an lueen
|jv/i 'the purchase of apparatus.
LARGE NUMBER OF PUPILS
ENROLLED FOR NIGHT SCHOOL
f ifty-five Beys Will Enter In North
End, ar ' a Like Number In
East End.
With a total enrollment or 1lo|
pupils, the two city public nicht
schools will be opened in the Twenty
eighth street and North F.nd sehoil
lViltdlngs at 7::?0 o'clock tomorrow
night for the present half or the enr
r(-nl School term. The schools were
cntned Tor the enrollment of pupils
Friday night, and .".r> lioys were ad?
mitted to each school.
The enrollment was greatly In
cons or what, had been anticipated and]
the statement ??b made yesterday
tUot the present staff of two teacher*
was entirely inadequate to meet the
demands of tho schools. Only tu I
puoila can l>c seated In one room of
either of the schools ami thus an
overllow of 10 pupils remain* In each
?vliools. It is expected that the
school b?ard will "ler.t another lea< h
<T to relieve the situation.
Birthday Party.
Mr. William II. Hlgglnbotham gave
:t delightful birthday party Friday I
rotmlng at ills home. 227 Forty-fourth
street. Those present w*m Misses j
Jj'.zzle, Susi? and Dora Frondt, Sallle
White, I.lzzle Brown. Mary Karn
leiste Wvlkel. and Mews. W. II.
Moore, B. Kubank. P. Price. .1. F. Jor?
dan. O. H. Vales. 0. II. Hatcher. W.
<;. FutTeSl and II. Med. Clement
Meeting of W. C. T. U.
Mrs. Howard He ate. State Pr.sldoilt
r.f the Women's Christian Tethpenuice j
Union, will deliver an ir.ldr. ??: tomor?
row nflerlioon at :l:;'.0 o'clock at the
Second Beptls' church. Special
Tiiusic will l>o rendered.
Chief Reynolds Returns.
Chief of Police .(. W. Reynolds has'
rf 'in tied frrm Afton. where be was
< i.llcd by, the news e.r Ihr death or
? his wife's mother, Mrs. C odloe. Mrs'.
Ttevnold? will remain at Afton tor Hie
jirewnt |
Beautifully Furnished
Rooms.withHoi Water
Heat, Gas and Electric
Lights; over Ihe Powell
Trust Co. building.
Moderate prices. By
week or month. Un?
der supervision of Mrs.
R. W. Soulhetland.
POWELL
TRUST
L'711 Wash
? iiigton Aw,
Banking, Real
Estate, &c.
BASKETBALL AI Yi.?A
Winter ToyrnamaM Ends Will!
MOH^S FINISH Will SN LMDl
1st Victory for CtlOCtaws Coivtes at
.at the Finish?Another Tournament
Arranged, the Games In Which
Will be Ployed on Thursday Nights
With two of Ihe. ifustest and mos
be ly con'tpsled matches of the sea
."'.it, tln> liasliotball louriiumont that
;ia.t brcn In progress u Wife Young
Men's Christian Association for two
moii,h:<, was brought) to a olose tn.-tt
night. Itoili t;nint\s were decided by
one point, the Choctawa defeating Ibo
lilack I la wits by a margin of US t<>
:it, -ml ihe MohnWks winning over Hie
Redwings by the score of 'M no
This u . < Ihe Hrst and only match
Uio Choriaws won dip lug the lotir
numenl and when tihe victory perch?
ed on their banner Mip enthusiasm
i i ihelr supporters know iia bounds.
Qllltti :t large eiowd wltnossed Ihe
matches ami cheer upon ohoor greeted
Ithe many fast and sensational plays
.thiMi were made by the lives.
Fallowing is how ihe clubs stood
at the finish:
W. b. P.C.
I Mohawks . ft 6 i.Oflfl
H.ueh Hawks . ? 4 .nju*i
Itrd Wings . s (i .3M
Cliootaws . l ? .lit
Nrw To'irnamcnt Organiz-d.
A new basketball tournament has
been c gaul/cd at tin- i.ssoclatlon and
the Rrsl match will he played Thurs?
day night. Six teams will take part
in the tournament and each team will
I play one game wjth all the other.''.
I As Ihe lourii intent will close [ho lat?
ter par'.' of March, ylx doubl? head
em ami one irl|d,. header will boplay
|Od. All the matches will take place
Oil Thursday nights, Instead of Sat
ui day nlghtsv,
I Next Saturday nlphl the first tc im
of the association win meet the st.'ong
llvof William and Mary College In the
association gymnasium.
I The visiting team <s said <o bo n
f??l one and eood match is looked
f r Following Ihe game n recoption
Will !>?' Ilfi'd In ihe auditorium of Ihe
association building.
CITY SUES RAILWAY.
Balance Due on Hampton Roads |
Traction Company Deal Wanted.
City Attorney Mnssle ycaterdav |Ued|
I rnlt for the ritv ngalrnt the H?mo
ten Roads Traction Company, the|
Oitlieh's Railway, Ughl 8 Pow?r
Coninsny. and the Newmri New? ?-|
Old Point Railway & Klootrio Com-1
I mv. for $8.00n.
Tiio suit i" bivi'.ieht to recover the
balance >r f7.r>on due on the deal by'
which llu Hampton Rends Traction
Company was permitted by the cltv
to Surrender Us franchise and re?
move Its orderly from the city. Of
tiif J'.'o onu Ihe eonvpanv agreed tc
IpSV, tlS.?fiO has been paid and lb
remainder W(l? due on December Ii!.
Till companies asked for an exten?
sion Of four month j for the payment,
and ih'rt was granted, on the condit?
ion that pceuilty aoprovr.l by the
mayor and city attorney be recure?!
The seeruHv offered wns not approv?
ed, o-ni the city attorney proceeded
I.? bring Ruit.
Tlte correctors!- cf tb'> claim is not
|.iUtnut?d by the defendant*, and t'n
case will ii not fitrlher Hum Ihr
[Corporation Court.
Violent Gale Raging Along tlie|
Virginia Coast.
FEABS FOR SAFETY Of MEMO
Swedish Steamer Which Ran Down
and Sank the Schooner Taft is at
Sea and Heavily Loaded With
Creal Hole in Her Bow.
Commcnotog yesterday morning,
anothr.r violent northwest gale Is
itweeitlng the coats) of Virgin Is and
North Carolina and, although no
ports of nccidenls to Hhlpplng ha.ll
been received up io an earl) honr|
this morn lug, it Is feared thai vei
?eis ini the path of ill-- storm feared|
bit dly.
Oravo upprohtmslon for the safety
of the Swedish steamship Upland,
w hich want damaged In a collision with
the sohooiier Helen K. Taft Tltui'sdes
ami which nt last reports was anchor-1
c,i norih of Cope llattecox, Whs Mt|
hy local shipping men |*'Kt night, The
i-tcnmer had her low^sUivn in dur'nji
tho collision a:.-1 i\A ,'ie was deeply
loaded, it is f? it>ed thai she uilgat
not have tie ? nhl ? to weather iii"
heavy Bean;' This vessel was hound
to Newport News for tanker coulI
when the* ran down and sank Uli
Till''.
A Fifty Knot Gale.
While the temperature was not as|
low, the Storm yesterday and lai
night was equally as violent as thatl
of early last week and the previous|
week. At mldnighl last night the
velocity of lh" wind here must havf
h >>mi Ol least M miles an hour and
It probab'y was much greater than
(hat along the uoacoaat. No damage
was done In this harbor by the storm,
but several vessels dragged amber
In the harbor ami at one time It
was feared thai one or I wo of (hem
would go nshone.
Social-Personal
Mr. J. B, T. Hunter left la-t night
for Washington1. I). C, to attend 1 lie
wedding of his couida, Mr. k. Madison
Hall and Miss Nairn Btephenson. Tin1
ceremony will take plaoe at the home
of the bride, 2010 fifteenth street. N.
\\'.. at ttllO o'clock Tuesday after?
noon, ami owing to the recent dcni.i
i of the bride's f?lle r it will be very
unlet.
Mr. nod Mrs. Hall will spend their
honeymoon in the South. They will
arrive at Old Point \v< dneffdny morn.
Ini nnd will spend several days nt Ihej
Chamberlln Hotel.
Mr. .1. it. PfKike. who has been at
Ills home In Arkansas for tin ptlBl
month, returned to the city yestor
day.
Mr. .lohn manch, vt Kentucky, was |
the guest of Mr. it. K. Marnhle ibis
week.
Miss Lucy Anderson, of Richmond
Is visiting Miss Isabello Richardson
in (Cast Und.
Mrs. .lames Hughes left yesterday
for Philadelphia, where she will visit)
relatives. On February 10 she will
leave for San Krlinclheo, win re *Jtb
will Join Mr. Hughes to make the'r
home.
Hie Liebe Ta.-'se will meet with
Mrs.Worthtngton In Hampton Thurit
ilny afternoon.
Miss Kdino ('. Leo, ef Fre.lei1cks
bttrg. Is the guest of Mrs. William I
Roan Aylott on Thlrty-tlr.-t street.
Mr. Robert Barlow, who was re-!
ccntly operated upon at the St. Kran?
es hospital, has been moved to hU
[tome,
Ouida an American.
A dispatch from Flor nee, Italy,
f.i>.. hat ?ti American woman, wid?
ow or Col. Deorge Roy tlKddoCili, whol
fought in the Confederate army, nnd|
died twenty yens ago, told a ro
ni..-knhle. story of the parentage, ot
tile nov lift Qulda, at her funeral yes?
terday.
According i> Mrs; (lllddoth, Lonl.a
D. la Itahieo, which was [fxe novel?
ist's suppod d real name, was none
other than Col. C.ll.ld ith'.i s'. r. T !s
?later hfi ..er home In America at a
lender ago under the Ct re of a woni
nu who SdOpV il b< r us daughUl .
Mis. Oliddoth explained bat she
<anu- from America f r the purpoiO
ef aiding OuVdn after writing several]
loiters which t e uovk'llst tl'sdalhtd|
to answer. Her husbxnd, the ?'d;
never spoke of Ouida without we
lag. A lihotogrsph of him, which |
she nl?wed, bo a striking r 'seni
blnnee, in the high .orehcad, pene
ini lug ?.?lance and oth r family char
ooiftrtaiica, Io Ouida.
Mrs, ill ddoth said thai Ottlda'i
i a tin r had made and lest two for-i
lunwe disclosing the an flimnelal|
weakness in the fs|?icr and tin'
dliugtl er.
Som.. siy .h it both her f flier and |
mother wove F each, and that sit1;
was born in France. Others s.iy tba:
li?T fniher was Frenli. while
n'Tber was on RhglKhh lady, a natlvt
of Bury St. Rdtnuhd'a; whitti Ouida if
raid t;> hive been born 'n 181)0.
Ouida always;-refused m ijtlit about
her relatives.?London Cahli Dis?
patch in New York Tims.
TRY THIS MIX IURE |
FOR RHEUMATISM
A Simple Mixture Anyone Can Pre?
pare. Makes the Kidneys
Filler Out Acids.
Recent hospital reports show thai
Ihn drrnd disease, rheumatlsmi In
steadily Increasing throughout Ilia
countryi All Itnown means of rellol
nro lioiiij^ suggested ti> save the great
amount of suffering this winter, es'i
jircially alnohg I hose who uro not in
a itositlon in pack up and vistl the
noted health ri lori i to lie trcaleil.
Iteoenl tods prove t in timtttlsm not
exactly a disease in itself, lau a se?
vere symptom or kidney trouble, a
condition caused by clogged up pores
of ihe < llmlnatlve IhxmOH in tin- kld
uo) > which fail to inter the polst i out
waste mutter and liric licit! from the
blood, permitting Hies - substances to
remain in die veins and decompose,
usually settling about I ho Joints and'
mmelitt. causing Ihe Intepve ilalm
swelling and stiffness if>iti?Mimatlsmi
A well-known gpseitrflst, wltb tins'
probal/ly jtrohf.fd'ihore eases of rheu;
million Ihnn anyone else, and who Is
ab<> the most successful, gives the
following slmpH treatment., which is
harmless and Inexpensive, ami so Hm
ple tlini anybody csii mix it at home.
The Iny-ed i t riil.l in?
line! Diimklicn, one-hnlf ounce;
Compound Kr.vgr.it, one btfni '; t
IKiimd Hvittp ??i r-.iptirllln, ihr.-o
pu ticca, tli: to mix gt m iiresrtlplltni
pharm ny and get tin :. - vegetttbls ln
gredlsuts and mix thein by Khiik'-n? in
a. bottle, taking a-- a ll 1-, a tea '[10011
flll after Wich meal ami llgnlll at hol
tiine.
There 's nothing betler in the
world for backa'che, kidney and lila 1
d.r trouble, ten. Su< !i symptom lifj
frequent mid paiutul urinal inn, .-ore
floss, weakness, general ami nervous
debility uro caused by pertain dcitlv
and poisotion;; Waste matter, decayed
tissue. < le.. Ill the blood, which ihe
kidneys win clear ami purify after "?
lew doses of this prescription.
Garner & Go's
GREAT
Clothin
ale!
25 PER CENT.
REDUCTION
On our entire lot of
Men's, *io>V and
Children's
Suits, Overcoats
and Raincoats.
In Addition to This
Wc Have
150
Men's Suits
Which we will cJote
out at
Half
Price.
See Window
SiO.OO Suits t-ovy *10U0
$18.00 " - $ 9.00
$15.00 ?? * 7.50
$12.00 " " $ 0 00
$10.00 " " $ 5.(0
Garner & Co.
ONE PRICE TO ALL
2714 Washington Ave.
WATT, DOXEY & WATT.
THE BUSY STORE.
WATT, DOXEY & WATT.
LACES?SPECIAL!
A splendid ottering Ho those who have Spring
dressmaking plans under way. They are new |
?they are line?they are exceptional
values. They go on sale tomorrow at
Val Laces.
\'< w Spring Stylen, patterns
are nehl and dainty, splendid
vai l, ty, for
5c, 8c, 10c, 12ic.
Sicilietta.
Beautiful qua lit;.. lilac',; or
cream, very servloablc for skirt-,
ilil-Inches wide
$1.00.
Black Taffeta Silk.
;iC-lil<!ll wide brilliant lustre,
line t iistllhg finish
$1.00.
French Lawn.
Sheer even Ihren (I, very much
used for shadow embroidery, 4fi
Inches wide
17c.
SiiHarney Linen.
A very popular linen finish
I'll:rhi. looks litre real linen, 30
im ",t< :i wide
17c.
Percales.
N'cw designs, line I lei fust Linens
(lnUli, superior quality, neat <!ot.
rlhga and sir!|ics
15c.
Shirting Madras.
Plain wiilte ami noal hiiick
flfttireH, 27-Inches wide
10c.
Invincible Cambric.
ill! Inches wide. pretty. even
thread. 11<- quality, special
12AC
Ladies' Kid Gloves.
.Special Sale of ladles' two
clasp hid gloves in Hie popular
75c the pair.
Heatherbloom
Petticoats.
Mack inly, rustic like ssllk,
very : ervlcable. deep ?! nmce
gathered and shirred ruffles
$1.98, $2.98 and $3.25.
Black Taffeta
Petticoats.
Ma'do of good grade taffeta t ill:
choke styles
$5.98, ?5.00 and $(5.50.
Black Satteen
Petticoats.
flood quality of mercerized
SatCCtti', all slzca
Si.25, S1.50 and S?.98.
Nearsilk Petticoats.
I'iaed. tucked and shirred
ruINc*; ia:n black
$1.39 and 91.69.
Men's Underwear.
Fleeced lilted siiirls and drawer-:
reduced, extra heavy lleece and
hi ally nuished
45c per garment.
Glastenhury Un?
derwear.
For Mm. heavy wool whirls and
rawer.;, vec'y s< rvlcnble. reduced
?1.35 per garment.
Blankets.
Heavy rotten Blankets with
pretty light hlut> or |dnk Vorder:',
full :
62U, 75c, S1.00 to 82.50.
Men's Neckwear.
New pa til rns in four-in-hand.0
ml made tip Ubs. plain color;
ml in i,t llgilri <
25c.
9
2909-11 WASHINGTON AVENUE.
NEWPORT NEWS, VIRG1N5A.
muw?jmmiimmi'nn'?k?.om.>" j*
Rush
IS NOW OVER.
Wo congratulate our?
selves and tliank the
public for Hie confidence
reposed in us?evidenced
by a most extraordinary
business. We will en?
deavor always to merit
tbis confidence.
We can now give at?
tention to our mechani?
cal and optical depart?
ments, which will always
Lv our special pride. Wo
invite you to come to us
for such service.
OUR PRICES ARE
RIGHT.
Hales Co.
JEWELERS AND OPTICIANS.
2900
Washington Avenue
Cor.Twenty-ninth ?t
HOLLISTER'S
I ftocky Mountain 'tea Nuggets
A Bucy MediclRft trr Busy HfopH.
Brif!?l Ootiltn Hi -in tri Renewc* VI(tor,
A ?nrelflo for Cccm!nation. lndte<";llon. T.iv^r
nn.1 KutC"" trouble*, riuintes. Kiiemx Impure
ttl.oa. ii.i.1 Ilse.e.ri, SlamlRtl llowrts. He'jdachc
? ud llaoksotic. Its Mock} Mountain Tea In lat
lot form. .IS renn :? Ik-.jc. Genuine tnadn b)
lOl.l.lSTEK DHOa CoUPV.IT, Modi 130. "<"ts.
XOLD^H NUGGETR ?='?:. SALLOW PEOPl-'
Chimney Afire.
A chimney afire at 041 Twcniy
flrst street caused an a la i to to he
turned In to the department about
7:20 O'clock lost night. The Kits'.
Knd Klrt> Company responded nr.il ex?
tinguished the flame:; without damns
to the structure.
Do You Want Your Colored Property
to Pay More Money?
My ONE SPECIALTY for seven yenrs has beon thvj manage?
ment <.l colored tenement property.
I have iricl with marked success along Ibis lino because,
lieing ? colored man. i know lllld OOn reach the colored
people better than a white agent.
If you owned property in a Chinese Settlement, would you not
employ the sptvlces of n Ctituose Agent because be understands ihe
habits and characteristics of bis own i?o?pie.
Tin- siime logical reasoning hhould obtain in this instance. Sure
ly. i know ih,> needs and habits of my own people better than an
ugent of tile opposite Rue,'.
As proof of my success i em; point to my clients, whose proper?
ties l have been managing for the last six or seven years.
As to reliability, I refer yon to all the bank's or any business
man in Ihe City. Apply:
2111 jefferson ave., city.
Hell 'Phone 397;
You Can Expect
Nothing short of genuine
satisfaction in the matter of
Laundry Work If you have
your work done by us. We
cater to a discriminating public.
Our aim is |o y.'vo i vory one
the hesU for their monoy in
first-elu.-:.< work, and that we do
not miss it is evidenced by the
inert using numbi r of our Sails
Hod Customers.
Peerless
Steam laundry
FRED HEAD, Prop.
3200 Washington Avenue
Newpoil News, Va.
Botlj Phones ..73. C
and plenty of It?of (he very best
quality
All coal kept, under shcils and al?
ways well screened.
Pine Wood cord) $1.80
Mixed Wood i! oord) $1.85
Oak Wood il cprd) $1.90
Satisfaction Guaranteed.
Distilled Ice Coe
35th St. d. c. &. o. Ry.
Cell 'Phone 9?. CiU. 'Phore 3C3.
From a Parcel to
an Engine.
Freight, Baggage,
Furniture and Safes
Carefully and
Promptly Hoved.
Virginia
Transportation Co.
Storage Wardumse
S14-520 27th Street
Reasonable Rates.
FORESEE
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?,t-,| -.T..I ctiA'i? Sokttv
?SOPS'. fJH'S DHljr.i 'iTO!?f.
???*: af.ttf?iW*ti*f* ? tt?y,see4
****** tuntxi Kuj.? v?, et 4.

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