11. MASON IS
THE m PRESIDENT
Mr J. M. Wills 3S Head
tf UK Home Fire Insurance
m HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL
Lees Than Four Years Ago.
th* Company is One of the Strong
'oat and Best Managed in Virginia.
Mr. Saunders Re-elected Sec retar ,
1 Mr. Robert I. Mason, one of th.
best known men on the 1. wer l'cuiii
sola was yesterday elected ilte preai
of the HoBM Fi'e Insurance Cor.
atlon a: !he annual meeting of the
The- annual mot-ting was held in
office of Messrs. Jones. Saunders
Company ar.id the directors .-boson
the c;ming year were: Messrs.
W. Darling. J. C. Robinson, 'I jorge
WeTet, J. A. Wlllett. G. A. Schmelz
T. Ransone. Charles H. Hewine.
I. Wilton Hope. George K Vander
W. W. Woodward. Alexander
aes. II. L. Schmelz. Hunter it
?ker, W. B. Baldwin. J. T. Lee J.
1?7. Rowe. R. I. Mason. W. W Uie.i
prdson, J. B. Ktmherly, K M. Tennis.
% 8. Wyatt, J. M. Willis sud How Kd
fvWben the directors met Mr. J. M.p
rlfUll?. whe had served the eompany
for throe and a half years as prcjt
id*nt, declined re-election, Mr. W'l
11* said his piivate business at: I hU
ditties as county superlnteiiden: of
acbocds required his atentiou
Alter Mr. Willis had refused to re
SOnsider the decision, the resignation
? ??8 accepted and Mr. Mes i.i was
unanimously eleoted his successor.
Colonel Nelson S. Groonie was i"
etected vice-president and Mr. How?
ard W. Saute e: s was again chosen
the secretary and general manager.
Made Splendid Showino
S* Mr. Saunders, whose su-ecsfttil
fatsssegoment of the rom'.anv, won
9pis a vcte of anoreciation from '.he
directors, submitted his annual o
Vort, showing thu the comiwnv In;*
aaperienced phenomenal growi'i met
?access during its three and ore hal:
i^rears of existence. The past \- ir
'Was, especially gratify tug ar 1 the
Stockholders decided to place <?'.' '.'4
the profits of last year, to the
surplus fund, thus miking that fund ?
foot up now $lH?.Sn!>.??. Till? is r :?? j
rSMered a remarkable showin-? and it
aftould prove eei iecia.lv gratifviu-; to i
EhMcgl people as the Home Fire iis:-r-i
aace Corporation is purely loc.ii
la accepting tMr. Willis' -I' ol.ston |
$mot to accept the presidenev as..ii:: '
fwfce hoard paused strong res dm ions
? thanking him for his services and re
: fretting his decision
?" The executive committee elected!
e*a*BT the coming year is ct>ni|?osed of,
f'swaasrs. J. T. Lee. Charl.-s H Hewius. I
*M. M. Tennis and J. S. Wyatt.
Although not yet four vea's old.
the Home Fire Insurance Corporation
rjm now ?roe of the st neigest atij best
1IIKEL 1 EISEINAI'S f
New In Full Blast
%m Iyer Dip?tnwt
I Cfwything is red need to
sMorifioe priori to move
?be goods 'ere trc ihot??
feto oar new Imildirg.
W. N. Tignor
HAMPTONS BEST NOTION
WHILE IT LASTS.
Hoys' .'??><? l'iiderweur?\V< ol
Fleeced; rln?- quality. Per gar?
ment . 25c
Try our dandle*?alwaya
fcesh?lu and ".'ur per pound;
W. N. Tignor
Cor. Queen and Wine Streets,
Hampton. Va. 'Phone Ml.
menaced local companies In Tidewat?
tf/SS LAURA SPRAULY
WEDS MR. ANDERSON
Prety Home Wedding Took Place in
Bride's Home, South King Street
A quiet home wedding took place
as' evening at 0 o'clock in the h? lie
?f Mrs. Fannie Spratley, South Kms
it rent, when, her daughter. Miss Lau a
'arrttt Spratley Intime the wife ol
Mr. Bannister Anderson. The. <s-re
iuony was witnessed only by the iri
?nediate members of the family tf
Miss Spratle> and was -K-rformed !?>'
Itev. Reverdy Bstill, U. D.. rector of
3t. John's Episcopal church*
Miss Spratley wore a becoming g >?
ing awav suit of blue, with hat ami
5lov?>s to match. She is a most at
tractive young girl. popular with
* circle of the younger girls
Mr. Anderson, who has until roe- -nt.
ly been connected with the Johnson
Pharmacy, is from Hanvllle. where he
Is widely popular. He has made a
number of friends in *bl city.
Mr. and Mrs. Anderson left last ev?
ening fa.- Washington and after :i
tour in the north they will go to Rirli
mond to make their home
C. & J. UNION GnVE
Held Open House Last Night. When
New OfBcera Were Installed for
Qood fellows-hip. excellent music,
both vocal and instrumenta!, end in?
teresting talks all combined last nicht
u? make the smoker givea by the
Hampton Carpenters' and Joiners'
I'ltion one of the most delightful af?
fairs e>f the year in union eirole-s The
Pythian hall was filled with the mem
bi r.s of the union and many of their
Pri r to the social features the of
Met-is recently elected were installed
Mr. R K. Tignor being installed as
the president for the coming term of
Mr. Vernon I* Dougherty, a forme*
; tesident. was the master of < en
m< tiles, a posijiou that he alwav
ftlls wi'h credit. During the evening
short addresses were delivered by
Mr. Isaac Wheeler, known as a
"wheel h;>rse" in union circles and
Mr. Read, of Washington. Splemiid
instrumint.il music was riven by the
Hampton orchestra, while the Olym
pia quartet rharme-d the large audi?
ence with inanv- good vocal numbers
Tempting refreshments, consisting
'of ?-ofl?-?-. fried oysters, pickles and
crackers w? re served.
[' The Hampton Carpenters' and .loin
er*' Union. In polar of membership
h? the largest union o-.i the Virginia
British Steamer During fog Struck |
By An Unknown Craft.
I During the fog < srly ve..: rdsj
roori.ing he British ship Kesf"mere.
Cspt. Ambcrmon. ne of the Standard
Oil ('onips. y ->h.p-. was ramm? d la
Hampton Ho.d? bv sn unknown
barge The steamer, bewer?r. wax
not seriousU injiu-.i *-i.| wtil d at
? noon yestrrdaji for N't w York. The
Kent mere ?tu carrying a cargo of
.petroleum In New York city
I Hampt it Roads ar.d Hampton trr*-k
I were a p ,i with small erat" vester
day. which had 1>-en driven In n she'
ter from 'be fng and the reports of|
tae com.ne storm
Inn-red on Mine Pi inter.
I One of Ih?- privaten on th- mire I
eeanted, Weatherin, na-? painfully in
Jur.d n Hsmpu>n Ro**ld? ?arly yes
?? rdav morning The chain-, on the
bot? ine tresr gave wsy and the art Ii?
ier-; man received srversl bad bnif-e*
and rrt'n o? his leg. He vtn brought
U, For. Menrne. where his Injures
wet> treat-d at the hot-pits:
,i Death of s Little C.rt
Alice Martin, the one -e-eer ?;. 1
1 dangtter of Vr and M-n 1 W M.-i
I tin. ?*i?d h> ,v>c home of he- parent .,
j m 'he Went Knd. st an earlv boar ? tn.
ferdsv mo-nlng F*ine-?l srrvk- ?*
, wlP cjccnr from the r.-*t<*'m<~r ?-. -so
ookek this afumuon.
rirVO MIDMGHT BLAZES
C\ll OJf DEPARTMENT
Hope Meat Market Badly Damaged?
Woodshed Burned?Good Work
About o'clock last night ihe
motorman on a car from O'd t'olir
to Newport New? discovered .1 lire
in ihe one-siory fraine building on
West King stree1 occupied by Hope'?
The motorman turned In an alarm,
and within a shott apace of time the
department had two .streams playing
upon the blaze.
The building, while badly daman
ed, was not destroyed. The stoeK.
however, was totally ruined. It is said,
by tire, smoke and water.
The proprietor valued1 bis stock at
from $1,000 to $1,200. He carries an
Insurance of $!>lh>.
it Is supposed thgt the lire origi?
nated from a finall stove in an office
in the rear of the building
Just as the department w;;.s return
ing to the engine house after ex?
tinguishing the Hope Meal .Market
blaze, another alarm was turned In.
The second conflagation proved to be
in the wood shed at the home cf a
Greek named Brown living at II!
North King Btroet. Here again the
firemen, by prompt work quickly ex
ttngulshed the flames. No serious
damage resulted. The woodshed war.
located about ten feet away from the
MISS ELIZABETh'rOWE AND
MR. T. L- SCLATER MARRIED
Popular Young Attorney Claimed At
Attractive Young Woman
ar His Bride.
Mr. Thomas L. Sclater, one of th-'
ne.-t known members of the Himp tri
bar. and Miss Elisabeth L. Bow-, ho
first daughter of Mr. and Mrs r. Jef?
ferson R?wo, were- quietly married in
the hide's he me. Victoria avenue, .it
l> o'clock last evening. The marriage
was witnessed only by the closest
friends of Miss Howe and Mr. Sclater.
Rev. W. P. Wright, pastor of '.he
Central Methodist church, was the o!
Following the marriage Mr. .iti>l
Mrs. Sclater went to Old Point, .vhere
they took the steamer frr Baltimore
They will also visit New York, Phila?
delphia and Washington
M-s Sclater is air honor gradua n
? ; the State Female School at Farm
ville and is a young woman of eh;,
ing manners and winning personal
oualil les. .
Mr. Sclater ba-s been a practicing
at'eruey in Hampton f_r Ihe past hf
teen years and is immensely popular
in this section.
Don't Get a Divorce.
A western judge granted a divorce
on account of ill temper and bau
breath. Dr. King's New Life Pills |
would have prevented It They cure
Constipation, causing bad breath and
Uver Trouble the ill-temper, d's
colds_ bmish headaches, conq 1er |
chills C."ic. at all druggists.
a~re farm, with dwelling and out?
buildings w ithin half mile frora |
Hamilton RAN SONS BROS. 1-3-tf.
If Your Physician.
Writes charity on your pr*AcrlptlOD I
we will fill them free of charge |
"ONODOM PHARMACIES. lOlt-tl.
Your stcre and vour aiv. rti?ine are
keepiag step wi;h ?ach other. A
str?ng- r to you. and to the city, could
"Infer" the one from k>oking at the
Remember, I can make you on.
those big pictures for $1 .Ve If ||
have a negsiive t-f you. CHEYNE"S|
LOST?SAIL BOAT. NEWLY PAINT,
ed White, unnamed from anchor
see in Hampton er? e|c Reaard
PROF TESSMAN. Box 1 Damp
ton. ' 1-4-31
LOST A HANIMV.RVKD GOlJl
Bracelet Finder wii| W rewarded
If left a RANSONE HARDWARE
STORE. 1-3 ff.
Lei This Be Your 1909
'wen'y Bve per cent, faith seventy
live |^>r c. nt. work No kicking, buy
?oir C'">d- from 'he ho-iae that S?11?
more goods for ?anv cionej; same
roods fo- b--s morey
NEWELL 6 CO., Inc.
We Want to open iimi thousand
?Ma more with wr.-king people
We thsnk >?<"! f>?r n' ps-t patron
?se. snd wiah you s ve y pro-pnroa*
NEWELL & CO., Inc.
The Furmturs People
21 West Queen S-.. Msmptor. V*.
t. O Newt::, Sec y and Trsss
Wax on Honor Roll. Death of an Infant.
I Owing to an inadvertent error the Master t'h-rles Kdw.vd Pu i am.
name of little Miss Margaret La wood I the five months o'd son of Mr a..l
was omittej from the list of honor i Mrs. John A. Putnam, died .1 I he
; upils In the second grade of thei honi" of his parents In County s reed,
Weal End Academy for December. | Phoebus yesterday morning.
We would like to have an interview with the man
who is "looking around" for a home or a good build?
Perhaps you havn'nt exactly decided ywc to buy.
but are juet keepiug your "weather eye peeled" for a
No agency in Hampton keeps batter posted than
we do and the charces are we have just what you have
been looking for.
GEO. W. PHILLIPS,
Real Estate, Rents, Fire Insurance, Auctioneer and Notary Public
8 South King Street 'Phone 50. Hampton, Virginia.
^WaMaTaMMM. eViasWMemJ 4a?3? fffflS).
At 6 Per Cent.
Real Estate Security Only in Hampton, Va.
== ? - . SEE- ==
m. o. L-ackey
I 18 E Queen St. Hampton; Virginia |
If You Want the Best That Modern
Pharmacy Can Procure. Take
V' ur Prescriptions to
One of the
If in doubt esk your physician what
One in Phoebus; One in Hampton
I e^e?'nsr^e*r ?ars?f,*^ssFesr^^?^^^?t^^^?""^^" wmw*^mw+wmw+A\
\\a. e such ("at :! offers been made ;n this 'own. You reallj nnut
try it. We are s litug a let of it, but want to sell more.
1 pound Chocolate Pineappl?" Cr-?m?regular price 25c. 15c
1 prtnd Xiitti-d '.Vafers?reauUr pric?- 23c . . 15c
'. pound Chocol . ?? lajte? fdellcous? r> gular price 3.ic . 19c
1 po.-nd Tutti Fruttti KUf s> regular price Cic . 15c
1 nound Cream TUberta?regular price 25c . 15?
I pcv.nd St Ni"' as Walnut fChocola: 1 . A Nn I -regui?r
price 4i?c. 25c
15 E. (,neen Street pRawcmiPTioN giaumiaa
Tan Electric Saw ft Planing Mill
pp| |fJJ\]|^T 1 ?) 0 Of ic? a*P v?r p ro>. > *a r'c-???r *>*
.. ??s r?ri g. mt ? OH r.rfnt Der'rt. IV?.c W>
RI9II aad DIES Hi LIIIEI
NUMM MTBMU If ILL IMfS
_tmm mmm ami m mm
A. M. TENNIS, Paaprletar. Haawptat,, Va.
CLOSE AT 6 P. M.?EXCEPT BATURDAT.
! THE PRICES ON OUR NEW ASSORTMENT OF
Will surprise you wun. their ceor.oiircal possibilities.
We are now showing a beautilful assortment of brand new de
sigiis. Why pay big prices, let ae save you money on rugs.
DEPT. STORE HAMPTON, VA. !
BUSTER BROWN SHOES
Sboe Department Second Floor
M. H. Morgan & Co.
REAL ESTA r E, RENTAL & INSURANCE Agts.
Property For Sale and Rent in all
sections of ihe City. Rents CollectejJ
We Make Your Proprrty Pay.
Insurance in all its Branches in the
Strongest Companies. Money to tend
On Improved Property.
M. H. MORGAN & CO.
9 and 11 North Kins $t. Hampton, Ya.
Sand and Qravell
?an deliver any quantity or BAND COURSE or FINE, for plaster?
ing, cement or any kind of work, Newport News, Hamp'on, Phoebus,
Soldiers' Home, Fortress Monroe, or any place on the C- dt O between
here and Richmond. Washed or unwashed trRAVEL for roobng deliv?
ered in bags. Prepared to bandle any size contract. Guaranteed grades
of aand. 'Phone No. 3. Office Bank of Hampton Building.
J. V. Bickford, M?gV.
HENRY l_ SCHMELZ, FRANK W. OARL1N?,
Pres dent. Vice President
"rBANK OF HAMPTON
iTg THE OLOEST AND LARGEST IN EITHER HAMPTON OR
Capital, - - - 1100,800.00
Svvplas, - - 41404W0.il
deposits over one 4ULUON WHXaRS.
The only designated U positiry In the gtate of Mrglnta to Knot
era Virgin's. We make maas on Real Bsts'e? NOT PROHIBIT?
ED?as ar* the National Banks.
4 Pa KIT. ?TIREST ?IHN SHIMS MOSHli
fsbLSON S. OROOHE a Cashier
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