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LENGTHY DEBATE WAS ANTICIPATED Session Last Evenir.- Was a Shcrt One anj Devoid Any Unusual) Features?Will Repair the W. C. T. L'. Drinking Founta n in Kmg| Street?Other Business. Not withstanding that i iars1' i'l'OW;| i i' citizens : -M'titlih'd -it th>" i it\ council chaiiihi'r las tilsht ex p cting t.i h?*ar a length-, and prob? ably interesting di'hatt' on tin ? bridge ?liit'stitiii," the council look u net ion I in tin- iiia(i<jr and simply referred! tin- entire pi iprsitioti to the i-trpe committee ?ilho't the slightest d< I.ate. 'i'lie crowd was made up >? prominent eitixtns of the W?st End| 'ind the ac'ion !' the eounell in no' I.ringing about a discussion was a source iif disappointment p> !!;?? spec .ati."-. When tie' hrid.ee matter was brought to lie- at'ent'on c>f the coun? cil in a let I - r from Mr. W. K. Law son, wit acted as cfca'rman of the mass in-'tiir.t It.-!! in tli" courthouse lit: Tuesday evening, Councilman I II niter R. [looker arose und asked | lha! t!ie 1'iitire l-ridgo matin |>c re rod i.i 'he committee on streets The motion prevailed bv the nnaiii lie IIS VOte Of I he c lincillll. It Uli' s.-ss'on if tin c'luneil was en lireiy devoid of any lively featlli : .?m i the ImhIv wti; in se.-sion a litth less than one hour. An or'iinttnee submitted by *'o.:n cilman Ho ker. having as the object th" changing of the present system| "t tin- r-O'inc'l as to lt.- and ting an! pa-ment of lells against the c'ty, was r. f. rr> .! to the committee on ordi? nances is was also tin ordinance amending the ordinance in relation in im measurements of th.' earl.- used) bv tile wood and coal dealers of th> city, prcentei to tin- council !?>? Mr Kiiward It. Schra-dt Repa r W. C. T. U. F'untain. At the request of Councilman Krank ? W. Dai linn, the committee on lights and water were instructed '.<> repair tin- fountain erected in King street by ill.- Woman's Christian Temper? ance I'nion so that it may provide! drinking water r> the genital pub? lic. I \ resolution offered by Mr. Darling! requesting the Southern Dell T>!<-I pfct ne Comndny to nut a telephone :n tin- building occupied by the Wes; j Und Hos.' Companv. *a- unanimously adopted, j Th.- council award, d the centract for supiihing tin- citv w'th wood. coal, hav. oats ar.i other feed s?"f's to Mr. T. H Wilson, whr stihm't'.-d the lowest bid, while the contract for shoeing the horses belonging to tin' ' i v during tin- coming year went to R. R. Palmer. Burned Up S325 cf Coupons. Councilman Rachardson, chairman of the finance committee, destroyed by burning them in the presence of tin- council, coupons represeting $22Z ;t i.rest on the city's bonded indebt? edness. Mayor Thornton P. Jones submitted his report, showing that during th" month of January he collected as I Busy As A Bee! We Are Sei ing Suits & Overcoats at such ferrible cut prices ?that it is a shame to mention prices. We are gettinq ready fast to get into oar NEW BUILD? ING and everything in the house almost slashed in prices. Come in today and get some of the rare bargains. FRACKEL & EISENMAN \ COMPLETE OUTFITTERS ?? W Qswoa ! t Hsmpton. V? police justice, fines anil fees amount ^ in a portion ui th?' nn.ne? [ was fi-i fines imposed several month* back and afterward* paid into ihn hands ui t'hri, ui the C arts Hair' II Hull. The jiolii e depar. 111? m . according to City Sergeant Waller E. Owns leport, ina.ii- thirty .line ;m:vs!n ami reported foiij violations of ordinances] during iIn1 m milt 01 .lanii.ny. It. sides May r Jones. Cuv Clerk O TA' Hope, City A Home.. Tallaferr anil CLy Treasurer A A Put rick it following fcuuoilnicii were prison ai itn1 session: Messrs. Ki..lik (' Hees, Krank w. Darling, W II Kare. im ward It Scluaudt. It C. I.e. |. \\ Whiting, .lohn \V<> inoutli. Thomas I liaskilt . W. S Htidgiiis, w i? Isley, Hum. r It liook? i. Krank W Aloe:.' George W RoWf, and (' T Molt :elaw Miss Mari.- Guy, ot Norfolk, is \ it in? Mrs Vara Chiles in North Wi Mis- Annie Richardson has left for a visit if several weeks vv.th her sis ti m s. .Mis. Andrew Duncan an.I Mrs .1 W Duncan, in Greenville K \ Mrs K. C. Stearne and little Miss Mnrgnrite cook are visiting friends in Norfolk Mr and Mts Walter Collier left yesterday for a visi: to Richmond. They will return t.. Hamilton 'his evening. Mr. Hair. Row.- has returned to Raftidclph-Macon College, after spent! iug a few days here with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. .1 K It we in Minis lead Avenue Miss Gotdie Auerhack. after a visit to Mr. and Mrs: K Auerhack. in West Queen street, r. turtii'ii to Philadelphia l;"St eveliinc Miss May Murrel] has returned from a v isit to fi i"iids in York county. Mr. R. Auerhack, who has been on a visit to Ualllmore returned to the ?ity ytsterday. Vis. Shelton Joynes, in Chapel street has as her guest Mr. and Mrs-. William Richardson, of Kastern Sie re, Mr. Julius Richardson and Miss Nannie Richardson of Norfolk. Mr. Charles Joynes and Mrs. Clan Williams, have returned from a visi' to Norfolk. Mrs. John Richardson their mother, aconi anie.i them back. Dr. Charles Marrow. United Sta'es army, who spi nt several days her with his father. M'r. Daniel Marrow, will leave today. Mr. Eugene Irvin returned yester? day from Reidsvllle, N C , where he attended the funeral :f his mother. Miss Edi'h D. Sheets, who was the guest of Mts. Hertha M. Cary. in Willard avenue, Phoebus, has been called to her home in Charleston. \V. Va.. on account of the illness and death of her mother. NEW $5,000 FIRE ENGINE HAS ARRIVED IN PHOEBUS It's a No. 2 Metropolitan Engine and Constructed Aiong Most Mod? ern Methods. There is considerable jubilation atn'nj; tin- members of the Phoebus Kire Department over the arrival yes tcrday of the new fire engine pur chssed by the town cottnc 1. The new engine is a No. 2 Mot ro|k)litan engine and is constructed along th" n. ist modern and up-to-date methods It cost the i wn about $5,000. The encine weighs 7.400 pounds, i As soon as the La France Companv sends an engineer here to test the new fire fighting machine, the Phoe bus department will place the engine among .ts splendid equipment. SOLICITING COMMITTEE. West Erd Hose Company GettYig| Ready for Week of Fair. The West End hose company which pro post s holding a week of fai in armory hall during the first week| in April, has name,] Messrs W. Crockett. R E Powell. Harry Powell Hunter Tignor. Thoma* Sheehan. Ed. ward Willis. Jefse Topping. Arthur Thompson. J.icon Ferguson an 11 Robert Pat-ick as the solk-i'ing com mittrc. The committee expect* get to work today or M-'ndav COLONEL TOWNSLEY EXPECTED. New Command ng Officer at Fort| Monroe Will Arrive Today. Co|-ne| clarence p. Twwaaley. who| fWCCeeds Co|one| r, y K Ha-rison. as commanding oftVcr at Fort Mon? roe, is expected ?o arrive ai Old Point this evening. Colonel To w as ley was until a fem- days ago, in <harge of a ft- In F*I rida He wfll relieve Major \* wis. ac'ing commanding of. fie- r. fom- rrow To End Tournament Tonight. Gre if interest is felt in the t a?kcf ball r rrl.< 'ver the c" hi. s at th Young Mini Chri-'lan Association th's evening. ?b? n the f nal games in the fovtrnaasetlt s?rie* will b-> played. The ttlucs and Whites wh.-h ar?- tic?l for first honors. ? il lie pitted asains* e*ih ofb-r an! th" K> d m il. tackle the Golds. I \HEGRO HIGHWAYMAN TERRORIZES MEMPHIS Runs Airuck After Diiv g Hold-Up and Fires Upon Mer. and School Children. (By Associated Pres* i MEMPHIS. TK \ \ . Feh 1 Follow in? .1 daring Ii Id up i>li a bus' thoroughfare today, Heurj M 11.? 11 i negro, aimed with a revol?, r aal ulil: pockets tilled with animiiuitloll, ran nmiick. firing ropeatcdl> into street cars and houses and at |ni!e triuiia. and terrorized a section of North Mi inputs before he was sho t i death i>> polii e and ci Izens. After relieving an I her m'Kro of a liundle of inib's. Morton endeavor? ed tu force a ttaih- with :i produce dealer at the point of his pistol Failing. Im sen: a confederate to dis OM- of 'he I.t> but b'ttll e-ctiped before the arrival of the ;. lire. j The negro ?it.- Until!) located alaiard a streit car. but as an olttce: approached In- jumped from the ear. firing blin II) several times As he ran he continued to lire. As pedes trians appeared thi negro shot hur? riedly and continued his race Fired on School Children. Several groups of scho I children were ||rod on. and firing into i house the bullets of the negro, nar rowly missed a woman occupant. A rlnt call brought a squad of po lice who were joined by several scor.* of citizens and Verton was finally cot tailed on a porch. At bay the 11? gro continued to fire on h;s pursuers, but his bulle'g went wild, while a volley from the pur sui rs put an end to the battle. Four rounds of empty cartridges were found in the pickets of the .leid negro. TRUMBULL ACCEPTS. Will Become Chairman of C & U. Board of Directors. (By Associated Press.y RICHMOND, VA . Feb. 4?Frank Trumbull, president of the Colorado and Southern Railway recently sold to the Chicago. Ilurlington and Q'lln cy. ioday f ruially decided to accept the chairmanship of the hoard of .1.rectors of the Chesapeake and Ohio railway when the reorganization takes place This is a new office. Heretofore the mcitings of the directors have been presided over by the president. Mr. Trumbiill's acceptance cf the chairmanship seems to have struck the market, as Chesapeake and Ohio stock this morning went to imme? diately after opening ami rose stead? ily in small fractions. Tiie reorganization of the board of directors is now expected t.- take] place soon after the special meet? ing of stockholders Tuesday. The directors will meet in Ntw York. < where Mr. Trutulull will make bis headqu.i :ers and personally look aPer the intereajs of the Chesapeake ami Ohio. Crown Prince Injured. (By Associated Press.) BELGRADE. SERVIA. Feb. ?.? Crown Piince (leorge of S^-rvia has suffered another aut: mobile arcideni as a result of his indulging in fast driving. Today he is nursing cut' on the face and bruises on the n ad recc.ved in a collision with an electric light pole. The impact was so se? vere that the car was wrecked and the prince hurled into ihe glass front. He wa* aMe to return to th" palace on horseback. Mr. Neifert to Lecture. Rev. J. Martyn Neifert. chap? lain at 'he National Soldiers' Home, will give an illustrated lec? ture on 'Travels in the Holy Land" in Greble Hall this evening. The entertainment wilj be given by the Volunteer Builders' Class, No 6. of hi' Hamption Presbyterian ehu-ch. ?The admission is free and the public, la Invited. Mrs. Groves Wants Divorce. In the i ffice of Clerk of the Court - Harry H. Hell yesterday. Mrs. Bophe nla F Groves, through her at'orni vs. 1 Messrs. Dudley and Causey, instittr ed a suit for absolute divorce from her busbar.:!. Mr. Benjamin Groves, who now resides in Philadelphia. Saves Telegraph Tolls. A pigeon used by a Manchester (Eng l firm of mill owners to carry messages from one mill to another has saved the firm in telegrams dur? ing the pas' lea vears. FOR SALE. FOR SALE GOOD OAK OR PINE wood. 1 4 cord, fl.25: slsh. $1 F C JONES W< oii and laimber D? a ers. R- || 'Phone 152. h amp ton. 2-2 Si vmerican Theatre Prioeilt Mit* 'ietfrtt ?*41aitftvilli -OWARO sat WH|' |?C CH?K?CTEt> COMEDY NOVELTY TEA* F R TO ?IIMSOSC n\mck Fact CcaicStM SAVOY THEATRE, J. J. LINDSAY. Kana-jcr. Best MovmB Pictures: Attractive II lurtrated S:ngs by Mr. Lindsay. ADMISSION, 5 CENTS. ALL THE INDICTED !'" w'"-,h?r ?h?y w?l demur to the ARE LEADING CITIZENS > u?Veriioi Haakcll will be r?pr< -. iii. ,1 b) au array of attorney a when Nothing Furthe, Will Be Done In j placed on trial which probniily will Town Lot Fraud Cases U-'t,i ||a, kt, ,U4.t, ,? M or j Hackri Amves. _ Ali Indicted Men Prominent. I Ul'SkOOEE. OKI \ Ken t No! Hheels or. paper hav, method of proc.il..ie |M the town Im I ""ached to HuHkells bond and bin fraud Indictmeni cases will be de dreda of cUlxcus slatted ihetn today elded UUOII UlHi' tier the arrival ' All th,. men indicted are prominent, .f Governor C n llaskcli here to j vA-tniam T tlutchliiH. cue of them, morrow , ,, , . , ....... . I" a law yet .mil wan bum in \ irgillla A dispatch fro... v / |.:,,Kih|, wb? !?? w1s ,,.,.? t,r f,?. j,|,iKe or the is at l.cs Angeles ami is slowly re- 0ktal,?mi1 SupiVIU<, Court, but d ernenn? fron, an operation states , ? candidate for that| thai it will b' luipossinle for him ?ffit.,. i to come to M- .-!?: gee before April. _ mt ? m._ | A number o. .adll.K citUeils of Qn Jud0m#nt Muakogee have Igmsi his bond and . , .,_ _, .< will he sent t.. him for his signs- No,lco <?r ? J"??"'?'"' *?? Insll tun tnteil |n ihe clerk's office yesterday Attorneys for the indicted men ' b} ?< E Hodges against .I E Eng have on vet reached a decision as land Almanacs! World. WarrockRicu;:iJao.i. Living Church Annual. Wllltakers Churchman, Christian Years, Tribune H?gers Town. Rev. In II Hicks E. R. Schraudt's BOOK STORE. Great Reductions In Wood. Pine Wood.$1 40 Mixed Wi od. 1 45 Oak Wood. 1.50 Slab Wood. 1.20 HUDGINS BROS. Phone 10. GET THE BEST WOOD AT floore & Phillips Wood, Coal, Hay and Feed. 12 Ar ml stead Avenue. 'Phone 187. Pine Wood .11.40 Oak .$150 Mixed .$145 Beat Slab.$126 WHY iln the best an.I most successful farmers seek the highest grade or ser?ds and fertilisers from the most responsIKe dealers instead i i shopping around for bargain counter prices? BECAUSE his year's work and support depends on the character of goods h-. gets? We have a number of different varieties of seed potatoes, both Maine second crop, grown especially fcr seed by seed growers whose name is on each package. Various in (is of Fertilizers 'or all crops, the best, honest made, bone base goods that money anj brains can produce It is the cheap? est, quality considered. J. W. Rowe Co., Inc. HAMPTON, VA. Sand and Gravel! Can deiiver any quantity of SAND. COURSE or FINE, far plaster inr. cement or any kind of work, Newport News, Hamp'on, Phoebus Soldiers' Home. Fort res- Monroe, or any place on the C. a O between here and Richmond Wasbet? or unwashed iiRAVEL for roe?na; deliv? ered In Ha-- Prepared to handle any size contract Guaranteed grade* of aand i'bone No. S. Offloe Bank of Hampton Building J. V. Blckford, M'jjY. M. 0. LACKEY, Mgr. The Phillips-Lackey Co., he. Real Kstate, Rent-*, L >*n-. Insurance, Gen'l Anctioi eers, B nduf. 18 F. Queen St.. Phone 32. Hampton, Va FOR RENT in \t- '*t .$12.?" SM <, Street.$33.no .t; i- t.tu.** ?114 Wn tngton ..$1".00 2?.:. Wt ngton.?35 O.V. \\ ? i.ington.$imrf? .$T.o?i .$7.oo t'l'fh Street_$12 fr? Avenue, mod .$1* on Avenue.$in. Si East flimptom_.$10.00 Ea<-' i^mptco. $*?&" n E'.a .$11.0?) 422 H?. 42S lb ' 121 Eli U - cri !??> Pal FOR SALE % room dwelling, modern, fur? nace, bath. e.?-tr1c I'ghts. etc. Goo.] tarn on premises. Property cost over $.1.o?ft?a bargain at .$2 750.00 SUBURBAN HOME. 12-room dwelling. modern ronven. lences on rlver front, hav.ng a frontare of 120 feet a*l^ depth of ".40 fe?>t A strictlT np?i?d?t- home eos'ing $7. -on. win " Ji at a sacrifice price to quirk buyer. $15.000 00 TO LOAN ON LONG TIME. ;d poiN i ftriliL.'Lj.--ijS "Comfort with a child spcllg the difference betwosa and misery.'? We Sell Educator Shoes comfort the first day warn. Made of all leather*, kid, patent !| chrome calf, and bcx calf. Rowe's DEPT. S? ORE HAWPTON, VA. kansone Bros. We Are Saving Good Money This Week 12 12c Ixmsdale Cambric?Th) a week.Ho 12 l-tc Long Cloth?Thle week.10c 12 l-tc India Linen?Thla week.10c 12 l-tc Embroidery?Tl>:g week.10c 8c Bockfold Linen?Thla week.be Heal Quality Canco?This weeK.Sc Fruit of lx>om Co'ton?Thla week .10c Geo. W. Phillips T. L Sclater Phillips & Sclafer 8 South King Street, Hampton, Va. Don't Invest Your Money Away From Home! ? Inveat where you are personally acquainted with conditions. If It is a home you wish, a lot. or a piece of farm property, wo can fit you out on terms to suit. We can rent your vacant bouses and write your fire Insurance in the best companies. We Have Sorna Bargains in Rial Estate. Call and Saa Us. Phone, No. 60. H. H. Morgan & Co. North King Street, Hampton, Va. General Real Estate. Insurance and Rental Agents, Bonds. Etc. Monty to l oan en Good Real Fsiale. HCNRV L SCHMELZ F*AW f?r ? -s rteot. BANK OF HAMPTON Hampton, Virginia |T? Th| OLOCST 4HO LAROEST im flTHKft M*m?TGM $)* NfWPOUT news Capital, - - 110,000.00 Snplu, J14M00.?Q ?>BMl?llJi oVhH OfcK WH.L*K\ The only designated d-poattary la the ftot? nf Mrctais ?o Has an Virgin's W? maa> loans no Real Batata?NOT PHOHi CD?as are <bt National Banna. 4 PER CERT. IRTt REST Pill 01 SIVII0S ICC0BRTS NhL.v?N S GRO ?1E Caahi. -