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?ESI UtlttEIEUaElIS UitlEl
L. B. Manville, L. P. Stearncs, O. O.
Dm ring and Mr*. Carter Thoae VI?
itta by the Prowler?Print* of Bare
Feet Upon the Floor*.
Residents* of West avenue and vi?
cinity were excited yesterday morn-|
ing when they learned that four'
home* in their neighborhood had been
vtaited by a burglar tometime iuring
Sunday night. The homes visited
were those ol Mr. L. B. Muuvillc.
West avenue and Thirty-fourth
Btreel; Mr. L. P. St? arnes. West ave j
nut and Twenty-ninth street; Mrs.
Carteri 28<!4 West avenue and Mr. I
O. <J.' Derring, 1-5 Twenty-ninth |
atreet.
The alraiiRe P?'t of this round ol
burglaries Is Ilia; as far as anyone j
has been able to discover the Intrud?
er took noihlng away from any of the
houses visited. In the Manville bom '
n clock Was eonveyed from the second
Btory to the first, und left it th< re.
Nothing eise was disturbed. At enehj
place entrance was gamed Ihruugh a'
window on the lower floor an axe be?
ing used to force the fastenings. At
the home of Mr. Stoamea it appeared
that the vlsi or probably was inter?
rupted iH'loro an tutrauce was gain
ed. A window was found half open,
with an axe nearby.
In tbe Heering and Carter homes
prints of bare fuel upon the Hour
showed that a man who would wear
retry large shoes had not only gotten
Into the bouses, but had prowled
through ihem.
""Sfl of theae cast s were reported to
the police deiiartmcut anil officers arc
at work trying to discover a clue.
Social-Personal
In celebration of the fifteenth anni?
versary or their wedding. Mr. and
Mrs. hXwa'd I van baa Ford entertain?
ed Saturday evening from 8 to 11
o'clock at their home. SUM Wcet ave
.nue. Tbe reception ' was a brilliant
affair, and during the evening there
were some three hundred caller.-. Mr.
nod Mrs. Ford have lived here since
Newport News was a mere hamlet,
and though this reception was in cel?
ebration of their "crystal wedding."
the marriage took place nearly three
years before the incorporation of the"
city. They have a host of friends.)
and the cut glass gifts scut in honor,
of th?> anniversary were numerous and I
beautiful.
Tbe house decorations were claim
rate, the entire lower floor lying
adorned with pol ted plai t? and cut
Sowers. The host and n^stcs* re?
ceived standing beneath a splendid
wedding hell of luide roses and ?mt-|
lax. suspending from an srch of .-ml-j
lax and chrysanthemums. Mrs. Ford ,
was gowned in a handsome white luce '
robe, and carried white Chrysanthe j
mums. She was assisted in receiving'
by Mrs. T. D. Adams, of Washington. I
D. C. la a white point de esprit gown J
over nile green brocade trlicm<d In
Rcse point lace, and carrying piuk
roses: Mrs. H. II. Mulmes, in a Lon?
don smoke Km I-ii e gown: Miss W.l
nems, of Richmond, in a gown of lace
mad silk; Mr:. Clifford SniUhcrs. ot
Norfolk, in a white lace robe over
blue; Mrs. J. W. Mathias, of Gordons
vllle, in Mack lace over white; Mrs.
J. H Caffec. la black lace AH ofj
the ladies except Mrs. Adams carried j
white chrysanthemums.
The parlors were decorated wltn
trailing Ivy, amilax and white chry
nnthesaums. In the library tbe pr<
Vdiling color wa< y How. chrysautbe
munts h>ing used In profusion. Here
The Misses Will ams. who hsve
hern visiting Mr. and .wr?. K. I. Ford,
hnve returned to their home In Rich
Mfess Lottie Williams, of Richmond
in blue radinra silk and haue, aud Mts*
Green, of :hfc city, in ?hit<- batiste
and lace ?vcr pink, on -sided o?.r ihe
punch bowl
In the dining room Mrs N. I.
Crone. Mr ? Ford * sister, presided
T%e room was decorated in pick and
green, with p.nk roses and smilav.
fa** :he UM< was ttghtcd by a p^js
shaded raodtaaura. Refr.-sbmcn'-i
were served from Mot. ] Warwirk, la
the Mpf-T ball, m n ? n. .! by p.lms ?b<i[
ferns. ?a. Prof Tim Smidl's orches?
tra
WHh Mr Svwd was Mr Sm'thcrr.
Of NorftMh. who s?a* his best man
PBaaR years a?o. ana .wo of his tisn
OT*, MeMirs Roland Itavi? *r?| fwH.rgo
Fnlsser loaotber with Messrs. || It
BuUIWB sad W Unison Saiiey. **n
pr*M-ute4 tbe guests.
Mas* Gertrude palmer wko hasj
hewn -.woting retsttvc? jt, ih.s cRy.
hat return* <1 lo ber -tome in hairnet*
bnrg. Md.
L C. Tab*, has as bor cv-st.
Mr*, ttt Lawter. <nf Oak
hand Md
*Mt~* WxerSeth IJMWb ?f WH??Mp .
bora Vs., a* the guest of Mrs QUuagt
T. Ataop. 112 TMrt>.:h ?rc t.
Rh* Leon use teats a ? d. ef Rtrn
aas-ne". hi visptng Mr and Mrs Bun
lel Gehlen Jone?, at *h ir home
Fiftieth struct.
M4<* Lottie Uniison. who ha* beeu
visiting In Richmond, hau returned to
her home in tki* city.
a*fn Kathorlue Mctx:nj:cr. who has
been visiting her cousins in this city,
has returned <u her !><>tnu in Daltl
gtere,
Miss .Mima Wade, of Richmond,
who has been visiting friends iu UUsj
city, ba? returned to her home.
Mis-s Lula StoddurC. who has been j
visiting In Uiebraon?. uas re urnodj
to her home iu city.
Miss MulA-1 Melzlnfccr of .his city.
I? visiting i datives in Halt more.
Miss Hertha Wagner, who has beenJ
visiting her relatives In southwest |
Virginia, ha* returned to her home
in this city.
Miss Sadie Elliot, who lias be-n j
spending the summer In tills city) bus
relurned to her home In Wallum?-1
port, Pa.
Mies Hlldub Davidson left yester?
day afternoon for ROaaoke, where j
she will visit relatives.
Mr*, lt. M. Schofleld, of Lyncbburs,
is visiting relatives iu this city. [
Miss Helen Merrill, who has1 been'
vIj>ltlng n Itluefhtld. W. Vn.. lias re?
turned to her home in this city.
Mrs. J. W. Iloutchard has as her'
guest, Mrs. James Mussclman, ofj
Frodit ScksburK. Vu.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel R. fluxion,
who have been visiting in New York.;'
have returned home. !
Mr II. C. A very, is visiting his for-'
trier homo in Jacksonville. Kin.
Mrs. Walter E. Davis, of West'.
Virginia.. Is visiting her parents in i (
:hls city. *V,|,
Mies -let-in Kim in aas returned to
her borne in Lee Hall.
Mr. M. W. Gsyle returned Sunday
from n visit to Richmond.
Miss N idine Kustis. who has heen
Hsiting Miss Phyllis Edwards in tins! I
Miss Bessie Coohe, who has boea;|
visiting In Qerdoaaville, has returned
lo her home in this *-:y.
Miss Helen I atliani left a f--w days
SKO for Philadelphia, where >he will
resume her studies in music.
Miss Klizahcth Rarnes lias return?
ed to her home in Lee Hall, after a
visit to friends in this city.
MIfs Julia Phillips, who has been
visiting In Tarborc. has returned to
her home.
Mrs. Fred Mail?nder has gone to
Wllkes Barre Pa., where she was
summoned by the death of her uioth
Mrs. B. A. Powell, or Boykins. Va
I* the guest of her sons, Messrs. A.
L and W. Lee Powell.
Mrs. E J. Applewhite has returned
from a visit to her former home m
La neaster Pa
PREACHES STRONG SERMON
TO THl HUNTINGTON RIFLES
Rsv. J. T. Mddick Heard by Large
Congregation at Second
Baptfat Church.
\ congregation thst packed the
church to Its doors heard Rev. J. T.
Kill lick the pastor, pi ach a splendid
rermoa to tin Huntington Rifles. Com?
pany C. Fourth Virginia Infantry Vol?
unteers at the Second Itapti.-i church
Sunday morning;. The company,
romethtng over thbjty strong, assem?
bled at the armory j-.i <l:"?ft o'clock
and marched' to the ehnn-h ?Set
Captain R. T Wilkirs and Lktiatta
ant< G. H Huppert and C C. Mo s
Captain Ed N R'IMtnk. retired: Ex
Captsna j e Williams. Dr. A. C
Jones and Mr Jehn R. Morton als?
turned ont with the company.
The pastor chose av his text Second
Ttmulhy. V. S. "A Oonq Soldier of
Jesus ?"brist." Aa eaasasred man'n;
prouram was a feature of the scr
vice
ASSISTANT SECRETARY HAYS
SPENDS DAY IN THE CITY
Atter Ccoferenee With Local Repub
lican Leaders. He Goes to
Eastern Shore.
Hon Will-lt M Hay*, awl-tanl ??<?
retary of a^rknilnre spent yes?-rdav
in Ibe citv. on hi? way to Ike Kentern
Sborc. where be will deliver a eerier!
of sw-eebes jor the Re|r;hl'car; ran
. ..!.!?. .. ihN ajeaft. Mr. Hats ?- er
tertained as dinn< r si ll-del War
wVk. w.tb Mesers. W. 8. I'|wbur and
Jsdm It isw-kc and Mr. and Mrs. Ivan
H Wse pre em.
I?-;:r>. 'he afternnnn I b- visitor
was saseaaed with .?? v?.r?i well known
Republican leaders
Si:|? i.rtitd* M of Schoo!- w I"
Motten) tuvitid Mr IIa?, to deliver
an addre*, hefor. the Virginia aVta
rational Conference brre next month,
and tbe seen-tsry <jM lead he wouM
Im- glad lo do so if . be sr
raasv--l.
Anoencr Tie Qsene.
Tin- Twenty fourth alrrvi star. sa4
Ose "IJttb- West Aeeass" foot had
lese? see, nn ib?- l'a?!w> srou'id* ?? -
fidaj aft'inoiin l-alilrag to ., th
?hf rcerr betug | to ?.
Commitn cmcn Given Duty of Assign?
ing Members of Party to Be at
Polle?Necessity of Another Big |
Rally is Question.
No at tempt will be made by the!
city Democratic committee to have
the name of W. U Jon s. who claims,
to Iti- a candidate f ir ('-.iiigrcas on
Hearst's Independence ticket, stricken
from'the ballot to be uaed in next
Tuesday's election. This decision
wa? reached at a meeting of the com?
mittee at the city hall last night,
alter the situation hud been discuss?
ed.
Although it Is u fact thai W. U
Jones ia nol u qualified voter, und,
many of the party leaders believe j
that his name could be kept off the
ballet, the coirtmittci men concluded I
that it wauld be Ii tter nol in take
the matter Into the courts, it is be?
lieved that due publicity has been
Klv?ii the thing., as that Hon YV. A.
Jones the Democratic nominee for re.
eloctnon to Congress from this .iis
trict. will not los? a dozen votes a.*
the result of a name so similar to his
being on the ballot.
The committee will see to it thai]
every voter lias his attention called]
to the bact that :he Detuocrratlc
candidate's initials arc "W. A." At
the suggestion of Captain W *tOO. "he
commit teemi a from i nch wurd were
requested to s'r that m< uibcfls of the
party are stutioned ai the polls fur
this purpose.
t'hairman Perkins appointed Mes?
srs. B. J. O llara and the
Bunne* committee a special commit?
tee t:> decide whether or not another
Ijig Democratic raily shall L-e held be?
fore (he election. If tie- committee!
decide that i is advisable to hotoi
tbe meeting. It is empowered to
s:ake the arrangements. j
AYERS IN BAD CONDITION.
Unable to Appear in Police Court to
Testify Against Frank Allen.
John W. Ajcrs. who was danger?
ously cut by Frank Allen at the lat
tcr's home on Thirty-seventh street
Saturday nigh', is in a serious condi?
tion at St. Vincent's hospital. The
case of Alien, charged with lelontous
assault, was called in the police court
yesterday and continued until Satur?
day, on acccunt of Ayers' condition.
Allen's wife, who was arrested for
interfering wi'h an offtci r, has i?e*a
balled for her appearance.
SOLD LIQUOR AT HOME.
William Kenny P.eads Guilty to
Charge and le Fined.
lu the police court yesterday Wil?
liam Kenny, an cm ploy v of the .-hip
jard. pleaded guilty to the charge ot
selling liquor without lie tie. . aud wa
fined .:.uj costs and put under a
t>ond of ??">??;i tor six mouths.
K< nuy was arrested by Officer-:
Price and Tilghmau. who had secured
evidence to prove that lie had been
selling I qnor from h.. home on Hunt?
ington avenue.
Morris-Lucas.
Announcement las been i.-suvd "I
the marriage of Mr. Joseph Morr.s to
Miss Martha Eunice Lucas, cf K: ia
Iwth. X. J. The mairinge took place
Monday. October 19 After au ex?
tended bridal tour through the North,
they will hi.ik. thiir home in Wll
liamsliur--. Va. Mi s l.u'a.-. .s the
s,ster of Mrs. W. P. Graves of Kort>
foutth at reel, attd the bride and gr?i>in
are expected to end their hone > moon
at h< r honie next Friday.
SEM I NOLE CREW PAIO OFF.
Collector Stuart Dispenses About Ten
T no j land Dollars.
Ctdbctor r.j (V-losss J. K. It. Stu
art tcUog in his in* capacity as ^
;>a>master in tin- revenue smttcr aer
?lee. \<*i<r'lay paid ntn>m 9|o.ao>i m
wages to ihr crew of the rult.it S?-m
iuoU . whb :i arrfv.j *? the eh'pyurd
Saturday to undergo repairs.
Sewing Machine Neewtes.
for *U nialu s ..f machine at Free Cent?
per package hiiiI e?i-rjthing els,, p r
uinutg to m-win^ msehines at gre.it
ivy re iuo-d orte. Look f.r !b. I'.ig
S Suici-r Sewing starbt*? Co.. 2?|5
i WasaSngtun ave.
Would Moctoap* tne Farm
A fanner ?n Kurrn Ko?ic r Empi ?.
Ga.. W. A Floyd b> aam". an:.*:'
Itmkien's An*? S Ire eure? ISC
two worst scu-e* I rvrr saw: ooe ?u
?y bard >? d on - on my h-g It t*
wcrth more ib~a it* wetgbt I* sola
I would ??.?? ir wltate.t ii f ; s\i0 t ,
Ce-.ngage the farm to g* .1 " L?r,I>
SJa at all dmg(t*ta
Why wait I n enow ?bar no, o
jour family dV s before um t-u> a
? sss It ij lot ?be? tu.j ^fe sutag so
cb>ap? Ts*, an b?. a*f sod bu? S
Sow NlkWIItRT w.s .. i KMK
tKRY CO.. ?17 Washington at a?a.
*-'' t ie:;?t.
Lewis and Lli>>d tbe singing and
darning cojuidhr s who imnish the
liret act to be > II "-d ai tbe Bell
moving rltrtTrrr tin. r in addition in
tihe picture profOiim. pleased larg>'
amIn lie - yoltrila. afternoon and
lust night Thej v ill I" seen again
today und th.roitgii< ;:i ill week.
Tbe new p'flui :<>i today's pro
Riaui include "Ti"iiiden ?I a Coat.''
"Unyielding Pani (," and "I've Lo-^
My Bell."
At Dreamland.
I.e Rose and II . !i Id in -i comedy
[ act introducing trained Kreuch |m>o I
ilew. aud AI Delton. l>-gaii ih-ir vaude?
ville eiiKURvim nt ior Im lirst Ihre"
day- of this week al llreatnland yes?
terday. They ph-asid large audi
euces.
Tbe picture program will Im? chang
ed today as usual.
"The Hello of Uii inn"! il." with Miss
Rebecca Wsrren a a .-tar, was pre
Bented bafore a small audience al the
Academy of Musi, la t night, und
will I?' repented i n ? i>:. Tin- play
BPd '-lie COUlimn-. are pretty bad.
"The Red Mill."
An attracticn lliat aas aroused keen
Inter?st here ? the pi icutation
of Ihc new liln um and Herbert
(f'tuit: njx ra ??'!'! r i!ei| Mill." by
CharN s Dillltigham's cotnpauy, which
'will tie s? en at tl.i Academy of Mu
6ic Wednesday i v-iiing.
With u record ni nan i ntire year
on Broadway. \->. \->; k city, at the I
Knickerbocker 'Iii i're, and thre^i
months each in I'h-cit-o, Boston and
Philadelphia, "Th" lied Mill" stands
out as or.e of the m st popular tnn.ti
cal hit of the past Ihne seasons and
one that will prove popular far many*
-(asms to come, possessin ail the
elements of au i uduring success in
hoth story and music.
EXPLOSION GIVES SCARE.
But Police Attach No Significance to.
the ln:ir;cnt.
BABCBLONIA, Oct. 26.?The au?
thorities wire greatly alarmed this;
aft' moon Lw the explosion of a petard)
in one <>f the streets, hut the police i
after an investigation, attach no im?
portance to the Incident, as King Al- j
fonso was within tbe city when the
explosion occurred.
The police regard i' as a malicious
joke, but they have searched in vain
lor the authors of it.
Earlier in the day the king and'
queen visited the French squadron
lying in tbe harbor, and their launch
came intu collision with a steam fer?
ry boat with such violence that sev?
eral of those on hoard were thrown
to i In- deck Knr a moment there was
something of a panic bet an exami?
nation showed the damage was only
saperftcal, and both boats were able
to proce?d.
BLUE
Women should tmderstar.d thai
melancholia, commonly calk-d "tbe
blue.-," Ls in Dine times out of ten a
surr symptom of some serious female
crx-mie derangement and should
have immediate attention.
Women whoso spirits are
depressed, and who am ailing
and miserable, should rery upon
LYDIA E.
VEGETABLE
as ls f. kb-rifd by following; letters.
Mrs. F. FJIsomitJi, of Mr.yrilk\
X. Y-. writes to Mn. Pinkiiam: |
" F?ft three rears I was in an awful
de?ptndecit and aSJ i lies condition
ranwl It female troutdes. I was not
contented nr. -.where, and was in su-b
c -- ? fear' thai eensetbing terrible
was going-14) .?,-~, -o that it SSSaaud an
tbonifh 1 'h-.nld Use my asind. Lydia
E. i'inktiaaT? Vegetable Compound ha?
restored nay health, aad I caaawt say
eno'ig-h for jt."
Mr< Mart I William*, of Rndtrw
pr>r. I1: v ::?e? to Vim. I'inlcfUrn:
" I have hern ??ffeHear fmui a female
trouble, tw.eka. he and bwndachee, ami |
was v? b'rie; :,at i ww? ?lmpl.V'0?b-?peir.
I feel it mi dnty an well aa say plea?re
Vi tell x ?s that Lydia Aw Pi ok haul's
?eaWsaafe C' irponnd eared me. Tbe
chanc in m; ..ppenraare f? wooderfol.
sod I m I ah every rtsferiaf vroannn
would trv it,"
facts fou wen wroiiPe.
F?t tl.irty vrafh flydm fi link
ham b V. >;et:ibk? l?wBlJ?nind. made
frnru mots ?rnj heaTtw, BS* brert the
ft.. ,:.,.; .,-dy for ferna'-- ill*.
ShpJ Imn raw ittvely^eaawaT^
wnrm n w!-. riavrbeen trotiblcd with
?Ssplarevnerits. itifhmrnwfWwk, njrrra.
thm, in? ^ilarflw?, iwreodir pam*.
ba*5tacbe Why 4ou\ you try itf
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"On the Iron!"
your steak will be broilt 1 to
a nicety If the "iron is
placed over tho quick, hot
Art* you will get in one ol our
latest style gas ranges, sup?
plied with high grade fuel gas
furnished through our wains
and yod* house connecting
pipes. Ask for full particu?
lars at this office.
For prices and other Infor?
mation, call or ?Phone" The
Newpait Nsws Gas Ce.
Washmgton Ave. and Thirty
first St.
Telephone 14.
Watt, Doxey & Watt
Stylish Serge Suits
Neat. Wliilc Flu Stripe on a Mack ground; Coat. Satin lined and
latest* style. Spec a] value
$12.50
Broadcloth Suits
Made of steam finished Broadcloth, handsomely tailored?Nary, Lon?
don smoke. Brown and Iiiack. $15.00
Black Net Waists
AH Silk Waists, new long sleeve, silk lined all through. Special $3.98
Black Silk Petticoats
Made of good quality Taffeta Silk. Special value . $3.98
Watt, Doxey & Watt
2909 2911 -Waabington Aw Newport Newt, Va.
Foster's Ideal Crib
arid WOOD
11 Cor.l Pine Wood . $1T".
H Cord Mixed Wood . $I S0 {
1-1 Cord Oai; Wood .$1.83
No extra charge for split tng.
.Ml rf-i! w< l| screen, anil kept nu?
ll.- uBods. IkiIJ! w>Hi.| and coal I'ing
dclivred perfectly dry.
KavtlM let Ct.
25ta St. and C. ? O. Ry..
B?-!| Phone :>?. (i7 Iii" *?.
Hol'rm;n?Lett- r II.
Invi:a i"fs have tv en i*su d for
tho n-arrisre .?f Mrs. Klon ??ee (r '>"
L" Vn It Mr John A ItAttaman.
W? dm winy. Ortctstr 2S. at nocn. al
The rewdre.r ? ??f the brU1 's abater,
r.r, Vorth <Vli?m*--ns ?tn- t Alexan?
dria V? Mrs Luttnll i.< II knoer*
in .Wwprrt News, baviiig liv d here
for anene tlae". and has a> large circle
<>f fr;, n U
Comfortable and Safe for
the Sibf. A Boob to
Mothers, aid an orna?
ment to the Btdrocm.
We are also showing a
great line of Brass and Iron
Beds; AltalnsrCT, Body
Brussels and Wimm Drng
gi ty. Automatic Moms
Chair s. Fine Kockers,
Couches, etc.
I
STOVES
' If you are at all interested in anything in the shape of a stove, (|J
We inv.te you to lake a look at cur stock.
BUXTON & PARKER
fCapital Dry Goods Boose}
Washington Ave. at JOih Stteel I
Deoiocratic Contributions,
fit' A?soplafPd pi.*?>
CKK"A<;??. ILL Octr 2? - TV- coo
t'-outKms tri tbe 1" i'torestie ram
prirn fund on <;ct?.-.?* ;a agarraateO
ttJRi Among tlw> eonirlaeisrurs
w .r the i Hi;.. i, r ftr?*? and Kern
Out?, of Virginia tins aril John 1
MrOraw. ef Wr-sf Vlrrisis. $!*n.
A Healthy Family
"Our wh?4e family h*? entered
en1 heatih tv- we heran using I*
KtA*'? Hew IJfe FM Sanaa yearn
apw." aa>s I* A Men- Of Kurai
K?-r. I ?:????'??' i Mi'" Th> !' ?? :?
.'?a<l '???? <*- system in a gentk- wag
fh*l dwve yum good Zjr at All Mrug
TODAY
W- offer the cremtest valu-? of the season in Ladie.' Tailor-made
Suit. i;i?.n?i and $22..m Bnwick th and Chcvrotie Suits, the very
choices! of i be season s slvl s For . SIS-OS
N?w Panama ln..s Skr.--hut loa dowr 'be rrimt. Nary Blue
aud Black, at.-. $2At
Car Pare From Old Point, Phoebus and Hamp?
ton Allowed on Pvrchases of f5 00 or Over.
A POINT WORTHY OF NOTICE
There is more to ?uHierien laaaavy aa< kernet or* ? rama Bedas
aaereiy prmapt-at leant we think ao. TouH aoth that oar aea>
dlea apreur neat and amll wrapped when yea pat A MB* nra nea
ear. lesMir thmwa span year auaiah. pad are and left a PNU San?
wui be eiaoB't aa rain. Oar delivery maa ht careful aa ha ahaafj
be
Hertel Waurwick Laundry
11V Twe?ty fourth 8trwi.
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