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STATE SCHOOL ppKTO THIS CITY tort of Visitors Announces Ks ?ecislM to Accept orrer From Chamber of Commerce. PETERSBUR6 (XPECIEO 10 VII I John L. William*, Who Warmly Ad vocated Claim* of the Cockade City, Tendered Hi* Resignation When Local Delegation Convinced the ] Other Members. I (Slated ami gratified over th ir vie tory. Dr. Clrcncc Porter .tunes, pun Went of the Chamber of Commerce, sad the delegation of cUIz ns who | went to Richmond yesterday ti ?1st In presenting Newporl News'] claims for the- new State si bool fori neuro deal, dumb and blind children, returned home last night, bringing the. news Ihst the work of erecting n j twenty-live thousand dollar building on the site presented by the chamber will begin at once. The board ol vis ?tors of the new Institution met yes? terday at noon and derided to locate the' school here. Petersburg made a hard light for the school, and at one time the in dk-atiotts were that all of the work Of the local people would he In vain Mr. John L. William*, of the board. Stood out for Petersburg to the last, and when the other members voted bin down he tendered his resignation. The resignation was not accepted, however. Although Petersburg made no pub? lic offer of a free site, the hoard of visitors had been assured (hat if ? the Dunlop farm should he purchased St* about tlSvOOO, Petersburg Would pay half of the price. Against this proposition the Chamber or Com? merce offered free of charge icventy flve acres of valuable land, located __^lust north^ of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway's Old Point track. The following, from the Richmond Newa leader, tells the story of yes? terday's proceedings: "The city of Newport News hss selected as. the site for the pro ?hat* School for Colored Deaf Blind Children. This decision was reachi'd by the I'.tard of visitors shortly before two o'clock this after after a session more or les"? heated, which was railed to ordi r at twelve o'clock In the private office of John U Williams. "Two cities competed for the school, Newport News and Petersburg. Roth of these cities had largi delegations,) who submitted their claims before the. board. Bdwln U Queries, secretary! of the Chamber of Commerce of Pet-| ? ersburg. was the principal speaker| I for the Cockade City, and presented the sdvsntages offered by the eonlem plated site on the old imnlop estate. *"He was followed by Mr. Citthbert. a prominent real estate man of l*ef erabnrg. Dr. Clarence Porter Jones president of the chamber of Com Bjerce. of the Shipbuilding City, was the flrat speaker in behalf of the op? posing site. While Petersburg maib aw free offer at all hut depended en tlrely upon what it conceived to be the merits of the location. Dr Jones >' saune forward with an offer of a free site of seven'v five pcres of valuable amad lying just out ? f line of the city 1? the dlreetlcn of the rity of I lamp I ton. Dr. Jone, was followed by Louis C. Phillips a well known at temey of Newport News who went ??ci the advantage, of the site at Tawnae length and presented the claims Of this location in a cry a!tc and tBteresting manner j "Hi was follow ill i.v \fr Powell, engared In the real date business t* Newport News who .-poke of the wplaw of the land II. s?atcd that the land In this neighborhood snd -an> better than 'his land wa< selling *wr $300 an acr.- w S Copeland ^adftOT of lb" Times Herald. al*o rpeke in behalf of tiie propos -d lo? cation and slated that ho?.id.- being a free site, it had cv rv physical adv gvntage. and in his mi'M it wa- to the best ratercst of the late to locate there Re ba? ho-n a frtcna, of the .BWhool frowi its inception. The hoard Ih'-t- wn mio .-xeent PSW scarton. when a r'-w?biii.,n was gsaapted arceptinc the off. r o' Now ?ert News Me ,,, |:-, .? Kmitt t WWker as-i Ho'is'on vot?-d in the af RawsWatlVP ana .[?,? |. VA'Ibanv- voted | the nega'iw snT. Jones and a ?po |a| onimif'ee af ta? chamber narr- h en at work l>Sar weeks endea%o'iP? to ?.r.ng the L^SWVW ins? 11 n' K?n here Ther were aSr fcanatai fay Tsrio-n prominent rui/'n*. ^?ad Hon Harr? R It ?, H-mp wnWa'e i*pr-s*ntative m the l/-glslat waw. w*u? Is a member of th. bnnrd j sat ?hdims. lent ail the Mippoc pi The out Iwnainton Ijind Co Sad' M pnsstble fnr fhr ehaSS- | ,%BT to offer a free ai'r h, *cr*e4* PS set! the land at a nnwiinsl frgure. ? a Deep in Butte' ? Bp referent r 'n adtrrti no-nl found ?U-wh-rr the r,r*a< At Is tBl fwetsV Tea fnsisssr. peat svaiattww ave-nne awnonrw.-., ?? Met taw truer and other aWAWaaaewaj of [_H 1771B are doing reg ular Banking; I now and want your business? The accommodations we can ?Ivo you will equal that of any other bunk, and we hope to get a chare of your de? posits. If not all. We 1<>hu money at C per cent, and pay 4 per cent, on time de? posits. If you haven't been in our place, call and see the handsomest bank building In the state. Powdl Trust Co. 2612 Washington Ava. NO FRIEND Of STORK Mother in Law or Tils HE ItllS $110,101 IS RESULT! C. L. Day Says That His Father-in Law and Mother -in Law Estranged] Him from His W fe? He Admits] Quarrels. WHITE PLAINS. N. Y . May 3.1 Claud O. Day's action against his father in-lnw and mother In law, Mr. and Mrs. Cbarlea II. Turney, of Ma lone. N. Y., for flOO.tMH) damages waa| called for trial before Judge Tonip klus in tiie Supreme Court here to-j day. Mr. Day. who Is connected | with the Dny Manufacturing Com? pany, nlleges alienation of his wife's affections, and testified that he wasj married four years ago. and that he and bid wife separatm! on February; l'i. 190?, when she went to live with] her parents, who are wealthy. Mr. Dny aaid that before his mar? riage Mrs. Turney said she did not | wnnt to be called "grandmother" and | intimated that she did not want Ihm daughter to have any children ||< said that despite this wish a girl wasj horn. Day Is twenty-six years old. He| testified he had not sit-n his wife from February. 190?. until be saw her in court today. He had not seen thej baby since his wife left him On the| day be last saw his wife he had ar ranged to meet her for dinner in New] York, but she failed to keep the ait-1 polntment. He then went to the Mnr ray Hill Hotel, where Mr and Mrs Torney were stopping, and Mr. Tur? ney saM. according to the witness: ' Clnude. wo sre Rolng to take the baby Haxel away with us. It is no use of your lighting. Pre got more money than you and I can heat yon. Why don't von be agreeable and let Hasel take her things and you takt yours V* Dav said be was a wary and retort ad that his father in law had taken his boslness he snnnosed he com! I lake his ?lfe. Mr Tnm- v ;*td thif neither he nor his wife ?-d the hahv. hot that as Mrs Dav did and would net er? wllhon? her thev would have to take the child. I??v lestifte-t pny admitted be once tore hl> a if -\ nurture from his waleh case j and threw ?hr picture si her lie said tie thooeht }?r|t?e a t'UUdtwinher maifej Vra. Xnruev feel she wa< .rr.-winr| otd The ra-r v?? n- t owiclu.' -d FOUR ALLEGED THIEVES Negroes Arrested for Steal n, A'lj Kind-, of Things. Four negro men wer> arrest, d here vesierday and last nicht ??n larcenv charges- Cbarl?-? ftavis and Walter Ward are ebarged ?rh tealm; bars from 'be wholesale bona* of I M Sa undern. Cwy Wehh i< r ha red wuhj Measene*. tarass ard Frank Tumhlin isj arassve-l for stealing ral-taht*-* while moving sen rarnifme for Mr I. O Pasyh. USSOSCrr ?t the Newoor* Motel All of the men ?iii h- given hear tncs hv JJudw-c STrown in ib? nHlee J court tiunnirow mornlr. Sh.ry-t'i* Oft - B v wo. Tbc ?hlpvard oU>ce nova dcf-at?-d the Jefferson avewne nine <* ih' d a , tawnd "Madtsow atonic and T? n ' ty dfth rSTreet yewreesai afternoon hr, a arore of u t? in Meura neht>3i Memorial Meet.nq Gie h WIM he a m? ? Itic of 'he Jos ' etab Charles Memorial Gu'H at taw' FocatMintar. Hot < at 4 O'cferk Meat Webb nid Uns. EI1EIED J. I. HARTE S ?ICE Upon Being Arrested, Young Carpen? ter Whose Actions Exerted Suspi? cion, Said He Went into House Looking for Work. After a chase extending more lhan a hall mile and in which many fiti /?;iis took part. Kol* rl Hullock, a young carpenti r, who gave Iiis ad? dress as 1122 Twenty Hist street, wan arrested Iiv I'airulnian Webb nliout II o'clock yV'sterday morning ut Sai? lers' creek and Twi nt>-fifth street, extended, on Ihe charge of trespass. Later the prisoner was hailed by Jus? tice Clements for his appearance In the police court tomorrow. Bobert Law was accepted its security. It is alleged that young Hullock entered the home of City Kngil.r .1. I,. Mayre, 1133 Hampton avenue, yesterday morning. There was no one in the house at the 11in . Mr. and Mrs. Mayre being out of the city. It is .-aid that the young man enteret the house by Ihe use of a skeleton key. Several people living nearby saw I the man go into the place and thev start-d out to Investigate. Seing the people coming tu the house. Bullock \ it is said, hastily left the place and ran up Hampton avenue. Several men*gave chase and later Patrolman I Wvlih Joined them. Aller his arrest Hullock fold the officer thai he went into the house1 "lo look for work." PRISON EVANGELIST TO ADDRESS Y. MX. A. MEETING First Open Air Gathering of the Sum? mer to be Held on the Casino Today. The first open air meeting of the summer will he held by the Young Men's Christian Association ou the Casino grounds this afternoou at 3:301 RVv Tbotwu Elsar o'clock, with Rev. Thomas Klgar as the speaker. ? 1 Ri v. Mr. Klgar Is known as "The Prison Bvangelist.'' of Ijmdon and New York city, and for the last quar ter of a century he has devoted all of his time to the unfortunate rlasses of Ktiglar.d. Canada and the I'nited Stales. His address today will I rear of prison life, its eonsei|uenees and woes, the subject being "tialcs of Hrass and Bars of Iron " In the event the weather is unfav? orable, the meeting will Ik- held at I the Y. M. C. A. Building. JOHNSON DENOUNES THE CRUMPACKER BILL Minnesota Governor Says Campaign Contribution Measure Will De? feat Tart if It Becomes Law. (By Associated Press.) NORPOI.K. YA . May 13. ? Gov? ernor John A Johnson, of Minnesota, while In Norfolk this alternoon de? nounced I h?- Crumpacker rami>a'gn con in but ion hill, n-i ni;y passed bv Congr ss and dcclar d that if the Senate passe* it he d?""s n- t mc h'.m Ihe President can mastsfenliy sign it ' t is a had bill." said (iovoranc Johns m. sben asaV d his opinion of the C mm pack r bill. "If Ii aw. ?es the Senfe and heenanes law hy the Pr? I - I lett'* signature I brljeve it will d' feat the n-.min.i n.n uf Seer-tjrv Tat' for the pr>-?idenry.~ Beet Reeatta Ever. iltv ??soeiated Prews i I \ ?<><.< i 1 II v PA, May M - In th* best regatta ever he'd bv th" \meri an R-ra ine i?vv-atloti. Bvr different eights |hi? afternoon heat the r?eor4 fr?- ih- ?eairae of a mile and Pve sitter-nth* "O th- *b-h*iy!ktll river in this rltv The best mark <>f the dav was thai of six minutes ft sec? ond* which was made hv the finer, ntty of Peaasvlvanm's 'varsity ? bjnM an.| th" \V? Y?rk Athl t*e Clubs when ib. \ row-.) . de,H h. a' !?? ?>?' place is Ihe we for traf righis. Mr IbDi nheker nil! entertain f?e I .?ehe Tno* Club Tne^Hav nflerwooa a; her home on Forty-ahva afreet [ Social-Personal j A party of young people from this city spent a delightInl da) seeing the I"- mal Swamp yesterday. Leaving here nt b:M o'clock they went to Norfolk, and, after breakfasting, pro? ceed' d to Portsmouth, where they boarded a 'bus for Deep creek. The trip to the Swamp was made on a, large launch, aboard which the party partook of an elegant luncheon pre? pared by the young holies. Returning In the evening, ihey boat tied the ?I earner Itraudon at Norfolk and came home, having supper on the boat, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. liurruss were the chaperons, and the parly included: Misses Jean M.u-Gow an. Gertrude afehfurran, Agnes Epes, Ade Islde I -apslev, Virginia Hamilton; Mary Dabney. Catherine Henley, Florence Holt and Miss Burmas; Messrs. .lames Klley, Sidney Vincent, Candler, Lewis McMirrrau, Dscar lesh man. Mull, Harry Glhlucr, \V. C. Mor? ion and Caleb I>. West Mrs. Catherine Coy left yesterday! for Prince Georg, couti'y to visit lier father. Mrs. Morris Falk and children have gone to Philadelphia to spend some! time with relatives. ! Miss Virginia Wvalt. of Accomac county, arrived ye let lay to visit' Mrs. J. M. Mapp. on Chestnut aver uue. iShe was accompanied by little Miss M'argaret Mapp. who has been visiting her grjiiilpait lit;, on the East- I ern Shore. - I Mrs. Henry Italic) and Mrs .1.1 Rothschild, of Richmond, are visiting' Mrs. E. Kusenbaum. | Miss Hildah Claiborne, of Wash-. Ington, is visiting relatives licit-. i Mrs. Eliza Chewning, of Middle*I sex county, is visiting her son, Mr. Thomas Chewning, Ml Twenty-sixth etn et. I Mrs. John Craven, who has been ill from typhoid fever at the Eliza- . belli Huxton hospital, is rapidly re covering now. Mrs. M. Reinach. of Petersburg, ar-. rived In the city yesterday to visit Mrs. Manns Meyers, on Chestnut avo-, uue. THEATRICAL. "A little singing, a little talking.1 a litle dancing and a little crazy j comedy" is what is promised by Mil-j Ii r and Russell for the bill which they will Introduce at the Academy, of Music tomorrow'evening. Billy and Flora Miller are the team. I They carry with them their own equipment, showing the interior ofj a lunatic asvtum. the appurtenances of which add much to the romedy I of the various situations. The title of the skit is "The Lunatic and the Girl." Both of the Miliers are sail to he excellent singers and dancers*. This act will be put on the first three evenings of the week, and a ehatigo will be made Thursday evening. | The second feature of the week's vaudeville bill will be the Tianlta Midgets. They come billed as the tiniest team in vaudeville, but their, act is said to be big. Both of thes,. teams have recently | shown in one of the Richmond tie a t. TS. Heretofore the motion picture films have been changed every other even? ing. Hereafter. beginning Monday, they will be changed every evening and no Alms will lie duplicated, ar? rangements for this dally service have, lx-cn completed with the New York I manufacturers. An excellent selection is said to ha\e been made for next week A new consignment of Illustrated j [ songs has also been received. Verdict Set Aside. I In the Corporation Court yesterdar| I morning Judge Harham set aside the verdict of the jnrv In the ease of [Martha Robinson, the negrese. who ?a? recen'lv inuvirsed of sellins co ain-- without a license and sentenced to no year in the nenltentiarv Arcn ment to set aside the verdict was made several days ago. Kellev ?n London. Mr. .1 .1 Thomas vesterdav receiv cd a letter from Walt r C. KehVy at Ix'nden. England in which the writer ? nr|oscd a clipping from a l/ondon (paper announcing the ensacem-nt afj title cnnv-dian to fulfil eisht weeks" I?ncafp-ment. ?t the IT. . theatre. Iondor in the years l$Ou\ V**? and] ISlii WILL GIVE SHOW AT RUCK ROE. Amateurs Prtptmq to Repeat "Trial bv Jury." j The f|.-\?- ?oing people who pre | I i-cntrd ? Trtal hr Jury" at the ticadc \ Itwv of Music receut*.v. are preparing' j to repeal th- perform a nee ,1 the Buc'ro. Beach Casino next Satuniar etrenlnc The product lot. was one of tne %ery !??>! ever given here hy wii|ti'?r? and tl is eeye-ricd 'bat a? iitli-t peiformance will draw a big | sradl' ni t Several rehearsals will he held thiaj we.-l. a - it i? prop, .?ed lo make the I -how a* pond if not hotter than I fore. Mr. CocistUn Oetwrra Rev W \ hhwrr Christian p~stor; ? f Triuit? Methodist rhorch. returned ( hnme yw-teedav from Rnhlascre. where be ha? h en ?'lending <h - O'S-'M I .Wfeeewce, of lb* Methodt-t Kfts ropal church j Capital Dry Goods House Washington Ave. at Thirtieth St. Special Sale of Domestics Monday The Prices Advertised for ONE DAY ONLY SOLID COLOR CHAMBRAY GINGHAM, 5 I-2c YARD, Poe Mills Bleached Muslin Yard wide, regular 12jc grade ?? I gj at yard (10 yards t<> a customer) f I aaCC Yard wide Shirting Per? cales. 10r grade, at yard. 6 l-2c LIGHT COLORED SHIRTING CALICOES; regular tic goods at 4 3-4c YARD. i , APRON GINGHAMS, yard . DRESS GINGHAMS, >ar(| . 5 3-4c 8 3-4c KINK PBBCALES?DRESS STYLES, LIGHT an,i Dark Colors; 1'.' I-2c value g 3"4c FLOWERED O R G A N f> I K S?PRETTY ItRKSS styles. The regular 12 I Ic grade, r* J.^q 40-INCH WHITE LAWNS; REGULAR Q 1 0#? 12 l-2c grade at, yard .O km6h CHECKED MUSLINS; 10c grade at. yard . ULEACIIED PILLOW CASKS. each . BLEACHED SHEETS FOR SINGLK Beda . (Regular 5t?c). 6 1-2C ^9c 39c ULEA<TIKD SHEETS; SIZK 72x90 . 47c LACK CITRTAINS. pair. S.1Cgrade ? CURTAIN SWISSES, yard . 59c 9c Table Linens Reduced FULL BLEACHED TABLE DAMASK . 21c YARD. LINEN BLEACHED TABLE DAMASK?FULL BLEACHED?64-INCH ES WIDE . 39c YARD. PURE LINEN BLEACHED TABLE DAMASK?72 INCHES WIDE .47 1-2c YARD. LARGE BLEACHED NAPKINS. 45c DOZEN. Sale ol Towels at Reduced Prices G(X)D HUCK rowels FINER QUALITY HUCK TOWELS for . TURKISH HATH TOWELS. (3 for 25c). . 7c 9c 9C COTTN CRASH TOWELING, yard . 41-2 ti FOOT WINDOW SHADES. ON SPRING KOL lers; all Light Green, ? 21C WHITE BED SPREADS; SPECIAL 75c value for . 59c SOLID COLOR COTTON YOII.ES; 2~>c value, yard . 16c LINKNKTTK SUITING?34-INCH ES WIDE, DOU hle fold. Just the thing for Coat Suits or Separate Skirts for outing wear; in 1 ft. 1SC grade, yard . *** I'uVj COLORED DRESS LINEN?ALL PI RK LINEN, in a full range of Colors. 20C CRETONNES- HANDSOME LARGE FIX) WER ED patterns; 10c grade, Qa vard . .Ol# BEST QUALITY TABLE OIL CLOTH. White .r. 23c yard Colored . 19c yard NtORO CHARGED WITH ATTACKING MR. FUTRELL Assault Was Made Near a Shipyard Pay Window, and Robbery is Sup pored to Have Been Purpose. Frank Wallace, a negro, was ar I rested in the shipyard shortly after j noon yesterday Py Special Officer j Thompson on the charge of fc Ion tone j assault. It is alleged that the negro, attacked Mr. C. R. Ftttrell, of 2-"!Sj Forty eighth streit, soon after the lat-J I ter received hit wages at a pay win j [slow. The cause of the assault is Iiotj known, but Mr. FwtrHI ?ays he ihitiks ? the negro intended to rob him. Mr. Futreil reeeiv? d 'wo gashes on) I his lower lip and had hi* nose badly} [injured He went to the ogtce of Dr. .1 Kennedv Corsa and had three [ stl'rhes taken in the wound Wallace wa., hailed hy Just tee j fjfSaSaea for bis appearance In the ! polit ? corirt tomorrow. The bond was , llxe^ at $l<?e and Attorney .1 Thema* Newsome. colored, and John Wallace [Were accepte^ as security. BUTTER REDUCED Fancy Elgin Creamery Butter, 25c Per Pound Off for Europe. Mr Henry C. Rfctrfciston. general, manager tu Anvrtca for Furnes-i Withy A t ompanv. ijtA sawed Irons I N. w Yo-k yesterday on the America? I Line Aftamsbip St Ituis for Sonth ? !>???? He will spend som.-titne *af [England conferring with the official* of his rnmpin No nafjcnlar rig olftcance hi attache,} ,o hi* trip Special Cut Prices PURE LARD. Per lb.10c b lb SACK SALT . 4c DOMESTIC SARDINES, per can . 3? CONDENSED MILK. 3 cans.25c RED ALASKA SALMON, tall can . .11e ROAbT OR. CORN BEEF, per can.11c Hampton Delivery Qu Wednesday. THE GREAT A. & P. TEA CO. 2603 WASHINGTON Cltz Phone M AVENUE.. Bell Phone 4-T. Mr. Graves eRtwens. Mr J H Orsv ?? Vocal seem of ?he Chesapeake * trtiln Railway, aur! Mr. H R HoJav .? Tidewater asent ter the Whur task Coal Cnwipan?. 'diirned ??-aierday morning f:om ? limine.-* trip io New York. Meuof Tenypi^ Goon eo,_ la low of th< Reahnard Transport* 'Ktn Com pan. s .eaaolsj i ng Covinr ton. the RriM?u steanvhtp Monn< Ternele left Halifat for tht* port Fr. day The ve**et h. to he npalirS at lb' k>ai sbiptard She If e%pee*'rt awra tdther Taeadsy or Wedaesday MISSING PAINTER SAID TO BE IR TWO CITIES Chief Reynolds Gets Notice From Huntsvillc. Missouri, and Alex andria. La. Otf-f of poitrp Joim W Reinobl? vewtetway received p-b-grams from Mua'svilh*. Ml..?issM. and A*eiandrh?. IsHtiwiana. slating hat Richard H. Miekofc wanted b- t fcr eipher.xptig ibe funds of the lor*! union painters and pa per hanger*, of wbph he fur ntcrly nan treasurer. I. m but at tbowe cities As I Brno* rasntot he ta both Jail, at owe tisse. Chief Bjas nolds will do some investigating be? fore dispatching (idlcers to ronnd up the two sections of the allege,] ember ?h*r. Ilickok b-f? here several months ago. bating his wif" and rhildr-n In rather .iraighf. ..ed ' irctimstanees A reward of $:," was o#.-re<i f, T bis ar rest. Diamonds and Diamonds. Mr-. l^-wagrr fdeab-r I?Ho you B?ade ii no Iramps Where are your diamond -J Mrs Gaylife fdnavssti?id bate to tell yoa?Broqaba Ufa. -swek.