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INJURIES PROVED Mill
Wilbur Decker Dies From tail!
ol Horrible Accident.
LEFT LEG WAS BLOWN OFF
Bi raking of the Fly Wheel on Gaso?
line Engine at Saw Mill, on Harris'
Cieek, Caused Death' of the Young
Man.
Wilbur Decker, 22 years "M. died
iii ihe 1 ?jvi? - hospital at "> 10, o'clock
yesterday afternoon as the result of
serious injuries lie receive;! while
working at a saw mill uii Harris'
creek early yesterday morning. Mr.
Decker's h ft leg was blown ff from
Jus-i below the knee by the breaking
'>t u fly wheel mi a gasoline engine.
The fragmehis from ihe shuttered
leg were thrown into the air to a
distance of eighty t"<-et by the impact
o!" the explosion, and the major por?
tion of ihe shattered leg could no!
i?e found by the other workmen
around the mill.
Following the accident Mr. Decker's
brother came to Hampton and carried
I?f I Wilton Hope to the saw mill.
I r. llo|io immediately recognized the
? i riousness < f young Decker's condi?
tion and had the wounded man hur?
riedly brought to the Dixie hospital.
The physician attempted to save the
man's life by amputating the shat?
tered )iorii<.n of the leg just at the
)<nee. but the shock and loss of blootl
litoved toi much for the weakened
e -1111it ion of Mr. Decker
Mr. Decker was at work on the
mill, when the engim- exploded. The
lly wheel broke loose and it was this
that .-trink Mr. Dicker on the leg.
He was rendered unconscious by the
accident anil at tirsi it was (bought
he ha I been kille,] outright.
Mr. Pecker whs a young man highly
esteemed in the Harris creek section
and news < f his deatff", following -o
serious an accident, brought sorrow
to his wide circle of friends. He
was the son of Mi\ and Mrs. lohn
Decker and besides his parents is
survived by several sisters and
I,rot hers.
The remains-of the dead man were
las- evening turned over to Messrs.
It C. Hall & Son., the local under?
takers, ami the body will be prepared
for burial. The funeral service:!
have not been perfected.
? RETURN OF THE FLEET."
Dr. Charles M. Carey Writes Clever
> March cn Home Coming of Ships.
Dr. Charles M. Carey, well known
in b.<al musical circles, has written
a march entitled the ? Return of the
Fleet." which is said by musicians to
be a clever comiiosition. The march
has been printed and Dr. Carey ex?
pects to have the music played by the
Chamberlin orcheMra. next Sunday
afternoon. The conayosttion has
I?een trie.i by the National S^ldltrs'
Home band.
Mr Cummmg to Speak.
Rev. Calvin dimming, a .Missionary
to Japan, will s;)eak to men at the
Y< ung Men's Ch.istian Association
Sunday afternoon. Mr. Camming
will s|wak ?in "Minions."
S Franks I & EiMnman|
j ONLY A FEW DAYS {
MORE
To Get First-Claas Clothing at
SACRIFICE PRICES
BOYS' OVERCOATS
At Half Price
Men's Overcoats
At Follows:
$2" ott Overcoats. I13 00
$!.-. no overcoats. $8.50
$12 V) Overcoats . $7*90
$lm?o Overcoat!..
I
FRANKEL &
EISENMAN
CMrlCTE MIHflUS
Matters Personal
('apt. and Mr- (vokaey, in Vie
tt.rla avenue, gave an enjoyable Val
i'litino pari) Monday night in cum; li
men) 10 i hoi r children, Masters Wil
li.mi Cooksey and Miss Peep Cooksey
Pli/.cs ?<?!<? awarded Miss Mary l.<
Masler Man y Sin tun and Master
Charit* Hii linghum, while Master
I. si i>h lirittingliam cuiitured tht
l,uOb> pl'ixc. Tile guess present
wire: Misses Mary II II. Julia Hrit
liiiKhani, I.mile Heid, Harriet Pres
sey, Polly liurlinKliani, Mar? Phillips
Anna Phillips, Page Sclaier, liest
1,? e, Emily Ciieyne, Marion John
stitie. Carr, and Masters Ho well Wni
stm, Faulkner Young, Charles Itri'
lingham, Alva Itriulngham. Joseph
Hrittii.gham. Alvin Yaughan, J.
Marling. Ethelbert Cheyne, Charles|
Tin ker. R?hle Walker, Harrj Stilton
Fletcher Woodward, Franz lloyeniou.
Hunter Copeland. from Hampton; |
Miss.-s Mildred Creasy, Dorothy Wil
lianis, (Henna Salterman, Itet final
I'pshur, Kliabtith Livesey, Elizabeth]
(!at< w..od, Mary Catewo d, Mrs. tlati
wood and Master lohn Harrison, from I
\e\vp;.rt News; Miss Margaritt
Woods and Miss Clot edle Woods, from I
Old I' int and M ister Livingston!
Fleieher iroiu Norfolk
Miss Iola Turnbull entertained
Inuml'-r of her friends at a Valentine
I party in her home in Linden avenue
Monday night. Many games were
I played and refreshments were served.
'St. Valentine's Mail Box." was an]
I amusing Incident. Favors were award
i-d Mr. Warren Hie I, man end Miss|
Mildred Thompson. The guests in?
cluded Misses Irene Massey, Mildred]
Thompson. Julia Turnbull, Cs8Sle
Riehardson. Salfie Nottingham. Myr?
tle Nottingham. Nellie Nottingham. I
Pearl Price, Gladys Ford. Virginia
Turnbull.. Margaret Turnbutl, ami
I Messrs. Warren Iliekman. Kniest j
[Hickman, Irvin Turnbull. Franz Boy
cnton, Alvin Vaughan, Harry Sutton
Amos Rountree. IP,well Watstin.
Randolph Tueker. Noe Tucker. WUkte
Massey and William Tumbnli.
Mrs. Robert Cherrv. ?>f Portsmouth
Iis the guest of Mrs. Robert C licas
|ley, in Melrose avenue.
Mrs. John C. Boyenton. In Linden]
[avenue, has sen' out invitations to |
j a five hundred party on Thursday
afternoon.
Mrs Hannister Anderson, of Rieh-|
mow!, is visiting her mother, Mrs.
Kate Spratley, in S"-uth King Str>s
WILL ENTERTAIN ARM AND
NAVY MEMBERS ON THEFLEET\
Colcnel Royal T. Frank Garrison, inj
Phoebus, Preparing to Give Re?
ception to Their Comrades.
The niemle rs of the At my and]
Navy Union on the Atlantic fleet.|
which is to reach Hampton Roads
new M ;nday. will be given a recep
lion by Colonel Royal T. Frank Gar-|
lison. Army and Navy Unitai,
Ph elms, on Friday evening, Febru?
ary 26. .
This decision was reached at a)
niceling of the Phoebus garrison last]
night and a splendid program for 'h>'
entertainment of the reitiming mem
lters is to be arranged. The r'cep-|
tion will l?e followed by a banquet.
Cap*. E. J. IHnner. or Baltimore,
iho adjutant-g.-ncral of the Army andl
Navy Union of America, will reach |
Phoebus Sunday and e>n that after
r. on will address a m-eting of ihe
Colonel Royal T. Frank Garrison.
Capt. Bonner will be accompanied
here by several of the national ot
fleers and 'he members of his official|
staff.
The work of getting the program
together, both for the visit, of the
adjutant general and the coming
h? me of the members on the ships
of the Atlantic fleet, will be started
today and the committee expects t?
have the program in shape in thej
next day or so.
BLUES WIN FROM WHITES.
Whites Went Down to Inglorious De
feat at Y. M. C. A. Last Night.
By defeating the Whites last night
the Blues have a good chance to rap?
ture the championship cup In the
Ytuing Men's Christian Association
basketball tournament. The Rlue
simply had a walkover, winging bv
the largei score of 26 'o 4. This
makes the Mines in the lead, but the
Whites are to play off s game with
the fetdds and in the eveni rhal lb'
Whit-s defeat the Golds three teams
will then be 'ied for first honors.
V-ither the Re.lt. nor 'he QoMftl
had a nnintet present last flight for]
the game s<> 'wo scrub teams were
m ide up and the represen'a'ive
?emhs be*' the srrnh Golds by the|
*r-re of 2* to 2."t
Friday rrichl More Mili'ary Ara
demy, of Black si nc, will play the I
representative Are here
The finest assortment or Albums
for K<>d.tk prints ever seer, in llamp
? in at Cheyne??
M.ss Timor's danrinc class meets
Tbnr<-dfly ev-hin*. instead of Frida
Congdon'? Pharmacy scctirsletv
compounds pr< srrlption*. 214-lm
Phoebus Heirs Finishes Irs Work.
TO OPEN STREET TO WATER
Commission Decides Also That in
Event That Town wants Sidewalks
Along the Route Paved, Council of
Phoebus Will Have to Do the Work.
Tip- commissioners named by .In '-<?
Clarence W. Robinson 10 hear the
condemnation proceedings brought by
the (own of Phoebus against the ad
ministration of (ne estate of the late
Harrison Phoebus completed their
work yesterday. The commissioners
spent several days hearing evidence. I
ar.d will make a report to ihe rlrcuii
court next month.
The commissioners awarded the
heirs of the Phoebus estate the sum i
of IH.immj and made a provision that |
in the event the tow n council of Pboe- j
bus decides that a paved sidewalk
through ilp- land condemned is nec?
essary that the town shall pay for put?
ting the walk down.
The proceedings were instituted by
the town eouncil of Phoebus with
the view of opening a street from
Willard avenue through to the water
front on Mill Creek through the
property of the Phoebuses.
Town Attorney W. H. Power ap?
peared for tin- council, while Mr. John
Weyraouth was the attorney for the
representatives of the Phoebus es?
tate.
The strip of land condemned is for
a sixty foot street clear through the
land front Willard avenue.
The commissioners wT-rc Messrs^
R. 1. Mason, chairman: Munter R.
Hooker. H. C. Shelton. P. W. Darling
and lames V Blckford.
WILL NO! TAKE SIOES
IN THE CONTROVERSY
Old Dominion Dragoons Chapter Nei?
ther Favors or Opposes Miss
Boyson's Essay.
The Old Dominion Dragoons Chap?
ter. Daughters of the Confederacy,
yesterday afternoon declined to take
any part in the controversy now go?
ing the rounds of the Daughters in
Virginia over the prize essay of Miss
Hoy son. While the essay has been
criticised and President Alderman, of
the University of Virginia, was also
scorched In- the Richmond Daughters,
the members of the Old Dominion
'Dragoons Chapter thought it best to
take no action in the premises.
The chapter met at the suggestion
of the state president to consiler
what action should he taken on
essay, hut the meeting was without
incident
FAVOR ELECTION OF
TWO COOP DRIERS
Phoebus Firemen Name Messrs. M.
J. Garland and Charles Allen for
the Positions.
After a lengthy and interesting
session las: night the Phoebus fire
detriment tiecided to recommend to
thf town council that the former ac?
tion in electing a chief engineer be
rescinded and that tw ? drivers he
chosen instead. The firemen recom?
mended Messrs. Mike .1 Oarland and
Charles Alien as the drivers with a
salary of per month each. It
was further determimd to ask the
council to |tay a night engineer $.">
per month for sleeping in ''he engine
house.
The decision was arrived at to
make the pay of the engineer $:! for
every fire he attends and runs the
engine. There are five go.:d en?
gineers in the department and this
being 'he case the laddie* feel that,
there can always be a go>*l one on |
h in I
GOVERNMENT NAVY YARD
Si STEM IS STRlCTURtD
(Continued From Page One.)
dared that hostility in the navy de?
partment against, the navy ysrds of
Ixwisiana prevented any ship Iwini
sen- there f:ir r> ;iairs.
'"They refuse, he sai-1 to make im?
provements and repairs at that yard,
and yet they s--nd small boats from
the south Atlantic coast to northern
yards for repairs."
Then- was. h< said, a usurpation of
authority in the navy de|iartment. so
that even when Congress makes ap?
propriations for certain \ards the de?
partment withholds 'he money and
decline* to make e?timates for future
appropriation* for them.
Demes Filibustering.
Mr Ihron declared in reply fo
statements made b\ other senator-,
that he was not filibustering against
the naval hill
'What is he filibustering again*!?"
a*ked Mr Flint, in ?v undertone.
The senate from M< nfana is not
fJHmst?ilag at all," replied Mr Divm
for himself ' Here is a hill cirrvlng
tlx*.fern.*** and we have ha.i one
dsv lo consider it
?"Ha* H reached such a point In
this Sena * thai a senator has not a
right to. ask questions ..liout ;i I.ill
carrying so iniH'h inon v "' he aifked.
Mr Dixou declared vn- (|u nul
know where we are .:? in muK
Ing i hexe appro pi 11 mi?, "(hid
knows." he said, "thi might In In
some plan somewli' i ? :., pot a check
il|Klil this geometric n.i lease in fah
:i|i|in ?,>> iai Ioiib. espcci.ilh win aj wi
are contronted hy a .!? ii ,i of $l'.n
01111,01)11
Mr |)i\o|l yielded Ii llimi and I In
consideration of 1 :' \\.;s proceed
ed wllli
An amendment directing :i report
on the avullnhlllt) m land of the
Jamestown Exposition c inpuiiy. neat
Norfolk, Va . for a na\ i naming sin
lion was stricken fr. ni I>||| m, i
ixiilll of unler.
Race* at Tampa.
TAMPA. FLA . Keh Ii, In spile ol I
a rainy morning th< attendance at|
Hie races was good tndai Tin
ink was heavy, Suntl ? which won|
all his races a: Sil v .1 ? nude his
liral app arance in 1 fpir.li race,
l.iit after being prniiiiiieni al the
citri) stages finished outside of the
?iK-ney. I);in Hamilton went 'in'
t ont three furlongs i e,M home and|
??>?..?. in easy fashion I'impan'e,
in in favorite in Hi. Hist race wilh|
I T. Hut its up. did not like tit,- go
I and was never proillit em
Polk Miller Friday Night.
! Th. vtsli of Mr. i?, Ik Miller. Ihel
Southern humorist, to Hampton
Friday night. Is an ' vent t.f much
I interest to the amusement lining
lulk Mr Miller and Iiis negri
<iuartet will appear in armory linllj
for the benefit of Central Methodist [
church.
Miss Tignor's dancing chtss meets|
Thursday evening, Instead of Frida>
"Charity" on your prescriptions
Congdon fills them fie.. 2-M-lm
SALE OF 8TOC5 IN T RADIO OK
BENJAMIN U. WILKINJp. HANK
RCPT. AND CHATTELS, at 31G
TWENTY-EIGHTH STREUT, AND
HORSES. WAGONS, STORE AND
OFFICE FIXTCRES. AND CANDY
FACTORY AND PARAPH EK
NALIA.
TAKE NOTICE, that in pursuance
of decree entered February II. 1909.
in the matter of Benjamin B. Wllkina,
Bankrupt, the under-igm-d calls tor
sealed bids for the stock in trade of
the sai.-i bankrupt at Twenty
eighth s'reet. and the chattels at the
said store, with the horses, wagons,
store and office fixtures, and candy
factory and paraphernalia, as a whole
and in parcels. Bids must be filed on
or before February 1Mb, 1909. The
right is reserved to reject any and
!all bids, and In the discretion ?f the
Trustee to accept bids on portions of
the above property and to rrtject on
others A private sale. If made, to he
subject to confirmation by Referee.
A. C. C.ARRETT.
1 2-lS-td Trustee.
SAVOY THEATRE,,]
J. J. LINDSAY, Manager.
Best Moving Pictures; Attractive Il?
lustrated Songs by Mr. Lindsay.
ADMISSION, 5 CENTS.
Notice!
To Hampton People!
We are di-livering onr Bread in |
Hampton fresh every day and it
can be bought at the following gro
eery stores:
Mr. Todds. Mat shmarket Corner.
Davis" Croren. Armistead Avenue
and Holt Street.
E. M. Tnrnbiil; West Queen Street.
Hickman*. King Street.
J. J. Kimball's. East Queen Street.
I.ee's Grocery Cross Roads.
J. S. Weber's. Cross Roads.
Our three lead lag brands are I
Snowflake. Jennings' Hatter Bn ad and j
Diamalt Breed When yon use this]
Hread \ou get tin Best.
Ki-spectfullv.
Health Food Bakery
and Confectionery Co. j
Cor. Washington Ave. and 31st Street.
Newport News, Va.
If so. you - hoaM see owe stock t>
iniitir the stock and get pri<
Kii I?body Co.ng In lleur
Polk Miller
An.I Mis Famous Quartette at
Armory Hall
Priduj night IVInhiiy l!?. Hl s ?n l.n i,
His lusl i-utcrialnilierit In Uns section
Tickets mi sal.- .11 Johnson's Pharma
. i at hi.. iui A.lulls I'm rhilil
ii-n reset \i ,i seals Ilk" ? ti i n
lli iii-lil Central Methodist, Church
Sun VWi) I'n
American Theatre
?D4tHI 3
Motion Picture* ?nJ Vaudeville
SPECIAL CAKE SALE!
New York Found Cake
Raison Cake, Citron
Cake.
Chocolate ami Vanilla Cream Jellf
Hoi', i ".(? i?t pound.
Layer rain s,
Chocolate, Vanilla cream, C-uroanui
Cream, 20c each.
Ijerge Family Plea, 10c each.
Fresh Canned Fruits nr: flavors.
THE HAMPTON
BAKERY
Corner .Queen arid TIopv Street.
Phone in your order.
Hoi luead in I tie evening iu lime
for supper.
1^?
NOT BY A JUG FULL
can you find a heiter assortment In
whiskies, brandies and w.nes, as of?
fered here in abundance* for your de
b-ctation.
Part, per gal.$1.00
Sherry, per gal. 1.00
Claret, per gal. ... 1.00
Sweet Catawba, p*r gal . 1.00
Tokary. per gal. LOO
Blackberry, per bot He . ....25
Rhine Wine, per Lottie.50
Dutey'a Mall Whiskey, per bot.. .85
Whiskeys In Bulk at th? Following:
Bourbon Whiskey, per gal.11-60
Parkwood . 106
Star A Rye, straight . 2 25
Old Charter, straight . 2 50
Paul Jones . 2.75
lluu'er .t-00
Harper .?.00
Double ?S'anjp din . 2.00
All UUtle beep > per bottle; 6UC
pert dozen. Watch my imitators! J
N. Leonard
Original Price Cutter. ' '
PH?KBUS. VIRGINIA
Notice!
We have moved from No West
Queen Street to
PYTHIAN CASTLE
No. 25 W. Queen Street
Where we have greatly enlarged our
stock, and are better prepared, to
serve our arowing trade. We shall
conduct stores at N'os. and 21 West
Queen Street with the lareesi assort
aunt of furniture and honeefnrnish
ing. stove- and ranges in the city.
We invite von to eall and insre-ct our
goods,
Newell&Co.J
??INC.
. W. QiH*n St.
Phone 534}-J
?ything In
ture?
ffore purchasing* Come ??. ex
es and you will understand
EASANTS
?Phone ?:
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(BIUDt?lS (KsflDdD !Pu GS]?, ?a\(S!:aW??V(L?OBa)?,T
LYKLINEN
Lyktinen it j nrw white material having every appearance of the
in heii quality ut sheer linen anj will wrai and wash almoet
as satisfactorily. Just the light weight fur waists.
25c Yard
New assortment*. of long Clut Ii and [nglieh Nainsooks have recent?
ly ai nvril. . *
Rowe's
DEPT. STORE
HAMPTON, VA.
Ransone Bros
Spring Dre5S Goods
and Silks
36 inch wide Silks, all shades? per yard.4Sc
44 inch wide Cream Herringbone Serge?per yard .?...$1.00
52-inch wide Cream Hernngbone Srrge?per yard.$1.39
Ransone Bros.
8 and IO Went Quetn Street
-1 ._
Tho*. L Sclater
Geo. W. Phillips
Phillips & Sclater
Real Estate, Loans, Rents, Fire Insurance. General Auctioneer*.
Bonding.
For Rent
:i2!i Center Street.$15.??
325 Center Btreeti.$30.00
::18 Center Street.$11.00
Marshall Street .$!Ti.OO
Marshall Street.ItS.tM
Cary Street .$.'!.". ml
Academy Street .$10 im?
Randolph Street .114.00
333 Kim Street .$ll.no
4<".2 Holt Street .$10.01?
2r,t Holt Street .$10.01?
25? Holt Street. $5 5?
Locust Street . $8.01?
North King Street .flMO
For Sale
Old Buck roe Hotel and 17
acres of land. Can be
bought cheap on terms to
suit.
Two lots on Curry street, Phoe?
bus. Can be bought tor
$325.00 rush.
One acre of land on electric
car line and Newport Newa
road. Can be bought cheap
If sold before February 20th.
!!*>?.
Call and See Us, 8 South King Street.
Phone No. 50
M. H. MORGAN & CO.
Modern Houses for Rent
32-1 Center St.?R rOOflM..$30
24". Cary St ?10 rooms $.15
32.1 Marshall?10 rooms..$35
320 Center?10 rooms_$2.1
5o| Marshall?7 rooms.Ilk
3.VI Creek Ave.?7 rooms $lfi
75 ACRE FARM. GOOD
RESIDENCE, ft ROOMS
AT $?."? PKR MONTH.
2."?4 Holt St .?7 rooms_$10.
rhu; Washington?5 rooms $ft
West yni- M St.? C rooms $9.
13 Locust St.?7 rooms. .$12.50
Mallory Ave?7 rooms.. .$10.00
Brown* St.?7 rooms.$10.00
43* Holt St.?r. rooms... $7.09
.314 West Queen?7 rooms $$.00
Massenberg.$10.00
521 Ixtevnt Street.$$.??
129 Wine St. ?7 rooms. .$10.50
333 Rim St. -7 rooms_?1100
308 Mallory Avenue?7
rooms.$12 50
A Newport News Avenue Home for sale at $2.100 110 lo a quick par
chaser. See us for partienlar*.
Two Double Cottages Renting for $20.00 per month. $1.40000. A
Bargain.
Modern Home. Well Located. Furnace. Bath. Stable, Electric Lights
on easy terms?Ch.*ap at $2,700.no.
Vacant lots s4 sections?See our list and prlceg.
Insurance, Bonds. Money to Lend. Rents Collected. IJst your PToje
erty For Sale and Rent With
M. H. MORGAN & CO.
9-11 N. Kinf St.
HENRY l_ SCHMELZ,
Preside**. - ? $|
FRANX W.
V$StH
- BANK OF HAMPTON
IT* THE OLOEfT A NO LAMEST IN EITHER HAMPTOM
NEWPORT NEWS
1100,000.00
?140.1
Capital,
Surplus,
DEPOSITS OVER ONE MILLION DOLLARS.
The only designated d'pos?ary In Ibe gtati of \lrglnia to 3BM?
era Virgin a. We make loans em Real Betete? NOT PBOHJSC*
ED?ae are the National Banks
4 Kl CUT. IRTEICST PAID SB SAIIBSSIC0IWTI
NbLSON S. GROOflE ?!? Cashier

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