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Puts to Sea. NUMEROUS COU LUDEN VESSELS Steamers, Schooners and Barges With Cargoes Loaded Here Start Up Ccast With Fair Weather?Busy Day in Bunker Coal Trade. Wuh the abatement of the westerlj xal?. that had been blowing since early Thursday morning a big fJoel of vessels of various kinds tha: en? tered Hampton Koids for shelter put to sea again yesterday. In th<- fleet were several steamers, about twenty schooners and two or three tows of coal barges, most of Which were bound from this port lor New England points with cargoes mi coal No serious damage was reportt a along the waterfront yesterday as a result of Thursday's storm. The British steamship Eskside, which dragged her anchor and strtu-k against Old Dominion pier A during the worst of the blow Thursday morning, was han'ed out Into the river again yester. day. The vessel was not damaged at all by the collision, and the injury to the pier was comparatively slight. SHIPPING REPORT Friday. March 26. 1909. Arrived. Steamer Tuscany (Br.i, Crighton,| New York?to White Oak Con'. Com? pany for bunker coal. Steamer Inverness (Br.?. Clarkson. j Port Tampa?to Chesapeake & Ohio Coal and Coke Company for bunker] eoal. Steamer Cymbaline (Br.i. Kell. i Pert Arthur?to Chesapeake & Ohio| Coal and Coke Company for hunker] coal. ?chooner Central K. S. Creole;., Brooke:. Washington?to Chesapeake <? Ohio Coal and Coke Company for J cargo. Sailed. Steamers Cymbaline iBr.), Kell Portland. Eng.. Inverness (Br.). Clark son Delfzyl; Tuscany (Br.i. Ibicany. Argentine Republic, Wm. Chisholm, Perry, Boston. Schooner Dorothy Palmer. Harding. Searsport. Barges Scully. Providence New Jer? sey. Providence; I. F. Chapman. Prov. idence. Idaho. Providence: West Point. Boston. Marine Notes. The five-masted schooner Fuller Paltut r? which Is at the shipyard for repairs, was floated into dry dock No. 2 ve8terday for painting and caulking of bottom. The auxiliary yacht Visitor II was placed in drv dock No. 1 at the ship? yard yesterday morning for painting and cleaning of bottom and other| minor repair work. The British steamship Cartage which has been at the yard for re? pairs dropped down to ihe Chesapeake & Ohio cool piers yesterday morning to load bunker coal preparatory to sailing for New Orleans today. The German steamer Alster whicn saiied from this port for Hamburg reported upon her arrival at that place on the 2?'th a rough voyage and the loss of par- of her deck load of teak logs. Calender for Today Sun rises .j:S9 a. m. Sun sets .fi:22.p. m. High water.... 12:34 a. m.. l:?? p. SB. Low water... 7iOT a. m.. 7:12 p. m. Whtn You? BuyiS-UIT YmiWnt STYLE, SERVICE and VALUE! Our Suits are models, com? bination of qualities hard to beat. Ranging in price from JJf>|30 COME m AMID "BE SHOWN" Wertheimer 4 Co. Wnki.nn ave. * TwesB)y-ef?tn at AMPLE MEASURE OP REVENGE. Tim* That Pat Gat Gloriously Even with the Doctor. Pat had hod trouble wiih bis even, and a filend bavlug advised tiiui lu consult an oculist, be went a few day* ago to see Dr. \V-. a distinguished specialist, (or relief. On bis arrival at the doctors office be fouud the u?iu?l laige number of patlenta iu the ante room awaiting attentiou. and though be was in a great hurry be was forced to wail several dreary hours before hi tutu came, lie lost and regained bit temper several times in the interim, but when all was over and he found biniaelf out upon the street with the half duv spent. Indignation over the Ions of valuable time was the predonii uunt uote in his feeling*. "Hut Oi bad me reviuge!" be ejacu lated with a broad smile, as be told his Mend Mike about it afterward. "Oi dou't i ink he'll keep me wsltin' again loike (hot ' "Phst did ye >lo to 'urn?'' asked Mike. "Sure an' Oi wlip hack th next day." said Put. "Oi got there ui uoiue by the cluck an' ivery toime thej said 'twas me turn to go in Oi raid Ol'd wait au' let ?out? other felly have me place, outil the clock ?Ihruck twilve, an' thin Oi wlnt in. Well.' says be, pbwal can Oi do foi ye/, this nornin', Pat?' 'Xawthin',' says Oi. look in' him SjsQuate iu the eye as Ol turned-on me aaahi aud lift the room. Hedad. Ol dou't believe he knows yit what sthmck um!"?Harper's Weekly. KITTY WANTED TO BE ALONE. Story Well Illustrates the Workings of the Childish Mind. When little Catherine first began to lisp sbe was suitably instructed by her mother in religion. The omnipresence and the omniscience of God were ex? plained to her in words of primer. length. All t hi.< religious training evi j dently impressed her profoundly, but she kept her meditations 10 herself | until the other evening. ; The four >ear otd bad been tucked Into bed after saying her prayers, aud j as her mother stooped to kiss her good j night the child asked eagerly: "Is mamma going downstairs now?" . "Yes. dear." "An' is tiod going to stay In dfs room?" "Yes. >es. dear.'- ' Well. Cuth'in wants mamma to tell God to go downstairs, too. 'cause sbe wants to wear dat pretty dress to-mor? row?lie one dat's on de chair?an' if fJod sits down In dai chair hell muss dat dress all up. An' God can see de candy In de drawer dat I'm saving to ea' in de morning, an' he might eat It all up In de night if he feelH hungry. So rath'in wants mamma to take God downstairs 10 play bridge." Sneezing Superstitions. Sneezing has an extensive folklore in many countries. Sometimes tbe act Is considered ominous of good and sometimes of evil. Among the .lews it Las always been regarded, at an ap? propriate moment, such as the con? clusion of a bargain, as propitious, and a belief still lingers in many parts of the country that the tegular habit of sneezing, particularly after meals, is conducive 10 longevity and a pre? caution again fevers. Tbe old English custom of saying "God bless you" when a person sueexed. so as 10 avoid evil consequences, hss its counterpart iu mauy far-distant parts of the globe. The early settlers in Brasil found the sneexer saluted with "God preserve you." while in Fiji It was customary to retort: "May you live." In super? stitious Suffolk there is a sneezing tariff?once a wish, twice a kiss, thrice a letter and four times a dis? appointment. One of the Remarkable Cases. He ties a 11 after the usual form, to wirf "I have a little boy at home who?" They interrupted him after much the usual form, to wit: "Pardon me. old man. I must be going along. Sorry 1 csn'i wslt. but I'm due at the office. Just a minute." he urged, button? holing the two nearest. "It won't take me a minute." They sighed and resigned t hem eel ve?. All I want to say," he went on. "Is that 1 have a little boy at home who never said s bright thing la his life." They grasped his bands with a thankfulness that could find no ex? pression in words, and then he added: "He's too ssoall. He can't talk yet." The Somewhat Educated. Tbe somewhat educated girl, knows as a young lady," looks upon cooking not ss an art hat merely as the "menl MT work of the hired parse*. The Isdy stenographer telegrapher, saleslady, private secretory, deport ?sent store employe, etc.. look at cook? ing Trass above downward, not to Mention tbe dsn tv college bred "soci? ety gtri" If cooking were made s regular I stody fas sll oar public schools as well ss la oar girls college* this sense loss disdain for doing what keeps ns sll alive would eertslaiy disappear in the coarse of time?The Nation*; Pood Maxaus? Easy Money. Griff?Ton look prosperous, old man. Graft on?Yea, 1 suppose yoa rend about Nnrltrk s am sir km to be s "en star? Griff-Well. yes. I see hy the pa per* that he says has la the hands at his friends?" Oration - That ? it. i m on- or hi* f I i?a?s Ca'holic standard ?..d Tbnea NEW COAL AGENCY HERE Hell Knoim Cipiiiis.s Visit City to Ink Over Situ?. BEGIN SHIPPING WITHIN MONTH Company it Said to Have Secured Control of Several New West Vir t ginia Mine*. But No Detail? of Deal Have Been Made Pub'ic. I dovet-pi'd yesterday thai well kit awn capitalists and biulueai men of this State, who are connected wiih ihe soft eoal trade, were in 'lit'' city a couple of days ago looking over the situation with the view of estab? lishing an agency for the shipment > f r al through this port. The new cpneern it is said, hat secured control of several new mines In West Virginia and ex|?ect to start th'j shipment of us output through Newport News sometime within a mouth from now. A deal in some coal lands in the New River region was reported in the press dispatches some weeks ago and those who are in a position to know, seem to think that this is the company which will statt shipping its output through this port. No one who is in any way con? nected with the proiNislfion will talk about it. and bey end the fact that the gentlemen mentioned above were In the city looking the ground i.ver.-noih ing relative tc the matter can be ascertained. ASKED THAT LITfER BE BURIED WITH HER This War Request Left by Mrs. Pierre Lorillard, Who Committed Suicide Thursday. (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON. D. C March 2?..? Nothing so sensationsl as the suicide here yesterday by asphyxiation ol Mrs. Pierre Lorillard, Jr.. the wire ol the tobacco magnate, has occurred In the mi tonal capital fjr year*. The prominence of the iamuy and the ait of mystery surrounding the tragic affair lends peculiar interest to the case. Washington was almost dumb founded when the news concerning the affair became generally known. Intimate friends of the family here heard of the woman's tragic deatu (ate yesterday, but it was not until today that the news became general CtTOner Neviu stated today that ho had in his possession the sealed envelope which Mrs. Lorillard left pinned on the outside of her cl'-th fug and which read: "To be buried with me unopened" as well as another envelope which was lewt in the room containing a note, but he says he will no; make public the contents of either of tnese because ue had been renitent, ed net to do so. Funeral arrangements have not been completed, although it is es pected interment wilj, be made at Irvington, New York. At half nast twelve ?. number of the most intimate friends of the Lord lara family gathered at the Hillyer street residence fcr * brief funeral ceremony, which Mrs. Lorillard ai tended only a few hours before she went to the bathroom to take her life, formed a large percentage ol tnosc who came to the funeral. Among ".hose in at ten ranee were Mrs. Meyer, wife of the secretary of the navy: the Belgian minis: ei and Harcne-J Moncheur, the Honorable Maud Paun cefote (daughter r,r the f.rmer Brit ish ambassador!, who left the T wu send residence in company with Mr.i Lorillard. and Mrs. Chauncev M. De pew. The funeral services were condttc. I ed by Dr. Roland Cotton Smithy .il 8t. John's Episcopal church. "* J Fcr reasons unknown the Lorillard I family observed the greatest secrecy i in regard to the ceremonies, the serv. I ants even denying that any were be? ing held. It was said tbar the body would be taken to New York during the afternoon. It was ai-o state-1 that Pierre Ixirtllard. the third, al? ready had gone to New York Collier Br-utu? Sails. fBy Associated Press t NORFOLK ? ?.. March 2*.? Tb? auxiliary Brut us *ail?-d 'oday with a carg: of coal for the naval base il Ouaiitanamo. Cuba Hour to Oat Thin Wb~n one has bist begun to acquire superfluous fesb complete abstinence from sweats and starches, a moderate amount of food st ail Oases, and daily exercise either indoors or oat will ef? fect a care The effort. however, assart he persistent sod the watchfuloewa must continue . v-n after (be desired weight bat been reached Spasmodic efforts either st diet or ex er eine Will be absolute!* without lasting rsouits When one's weight has crept far be? yond the normal amount the restraint In diet must be more strenuous and the ererclse snore violent _Harper's Weekly 7 -Fio.v TOILET SETS im lading Slop Jar.$1.00 We have them from $1.50 up. The best Hocker yon ever saw for i lie money. ?Mg?? ?4.50 to $30.00 jjH??| Any kind, any ? jP*T* shape, any ?ixe table you waut Is here at the rlgfrt^jrhte._ $17.50 Up Gnaranteed Polished Oak. Bent G4ass Bod*. All styles, all prices ? color? ed with Ve? lour, Imitation Leather, au<1 Fsbricoid?a large line to ee lect from. RIVE YOU INVEST. ?ITEO OUR NEW WIY OF SELIINO FORI I T?RE? fsthor Credit! Muot, you sliou'd it menus a big saving to you. .:. .:. .:. See us about it. We do claim tu "HI goods clieaptr thau the other stores. Aud we soil as much. too. Rut its our pleasure to give our customers the advau t?ge of buying where all the profits are not expended for location. Our expcoaei are lower, our goods are the tame ?as good or tetter? an 1 abate all our price is less. Come*and see. THE HARVEY FURNITURE COMPANY 226Tw*nrr-.t(MhSt. We are show lug Bedroom Sets from $15 up Nnf sed. < tome and see. Chiffoniers with & with ->ut minor? .*> drawer cases plain A- ?iuar tered oak. Price starts at $5.00. m m\ UK si9 ? Otbers all all prices to please you. Iron Mi'ds. Brass beds, Children's Cribs. All have our new small price. To see is to buy here now. WE ALLOW 10 PER CENT. OFF ON CONTRACT ACCOUNTS, AND jj jj PER CENT. OFF FOR SPOT CASH, UNTIL APRIL 1st IT'S UP TO YOU LAUNCH GOES OVER 0AM Carries to Death one la ami CRAFT BECAME UNMANAGEABLE Two Other Occupant* Escaped Suc? tion an* Were Saved?Machinery of Boat Disarranged ind Anchor Would Not Hold. (Special to The Daily Press.) SOl'TH BOSTON, VA.. March 2? Joseph H Mebane, aged thirty six Kaaley Owen. ag?.-d fourteen and James Clark, aged sixteen, were drowned in Dan river this afterncoti when a small steam launch on which they were out .as a pleasure party became unmanageable, the lioa' and its eccujants heilig swept over the dam by the swollen stream. Howard R. Farmer and Henry P. Wilder, who hapis-iu-ii to 1?' in the front of the fcoat. . reaped the ;?ttO lion and were picked up m hundred yards or more below the dam. Never Came to Surface. Thomas Mebane brother of the drowned man. and an eye witness to the tragedy, says the three w.-nt down with the boat and were never seen to rise again. The bodies have not yet been recovered. The party of Ire had board- ; the launch for a spiu on the river. The machinery of the launch refused to work when 'h< boa was three hun-l dred yards above the dam ca the return trip. Anchor was cast, but' the boat being in the middle of th? stream. In a strong current and the river being considerably swollen fr-ni recent rains, the anchor refused to hold, snd the boat was swept over the I dam. IN POBT FOB BUNKER COAL. I Pour gt earners Loaded Nearly Three Thousand Tons. , Yesterday was S ra!her good daj for the bunker coal I'talnee* of the port, s toial of sbo'il 2.700 tons of the fuel |?eing taken try four vessels lrom the Chessp?'.-ik- and Ohio pier' dnring the day The following v- .-la were tho-e thai calbd lor fuel ludtish steinx-rs Tnscanv. ,n row-- from New York for Argentine Republic; Cymhsline. en ronte from Port Arthwr for Portland Raglan-I. Invem- -s < n mote from Port Tamps for ?' m.i ports and ?he I "nil- d Fruit <'>>iiipany"s st> amcr Csrtaao. which dropped down from the shipyard BIG ICEBERGS SIGHTED Steamer Soestdyk Hundred The captain-* ??t-anv:.- which I port within the 1 th?- eaaiward l-av s lsrc>- nnwfi-r teebergs In 'h* vf Banks ?o ?he hjd Two of the :>|K sighted I y the M n.-am? r Sjsjsjss Irk largest lumpt of ; pnrt?-d. the ,alc'i of 'hem h?-ing abo Reports One Two Feet Hioh. ot gve iff - rent ? arrived s? this ?>? few day> from -.?ported na ??Iii:; <m*suvially large rinify of the fjran'l . -.lphle offVc 1 i-raa which wen .-II isd-America i'n< ra aasowc the hat was ever re I height of ??' ? wo hundred fe.'t ?ail ass Aoaa Orden frompllr tilled. New Arrivals in Men's Furnishings Men s Black and While Negligee Shirts, with Stripes mid Small Figures; worth "T.c. Special 50c. Men * Soft Collar Working Shirt? Incl'lie (flack Sail. en. Black, with White stti|M'?. nine Cheviot and Khaki 50c. Men's IMi ss Negligee Shirts In the latest patterns of smooth finished material; no Curded St rifles to eausi splittlhg. 91.00. A full lint- of Men's Spring und Summer welRhi Hose, all Solid Color-, heavy weigh) down to the thinnest gau/.e lisle; ail prices, 10c to 50c. Schmolz BrothoLS. City and County Depository. ' Steady growth evidences satisfactory service: P^Nss^fC i Deposits Deposits Deposits Deposits Deposits December December December December December 618.842.96 742.192.82 16 . 788,721.86 31st. 1907 . ?20.238.1? 3lst. 1809 . 1.048,324.27 31st. 1904 . f 31st, 190* . 31st, 1908 TH2 UEST SERVICE. UNIFORM COURTESY. AMPLE ACCOMMODATION. The LargestStrongest Bank in the City AflPLE GUARANTEE The resources of the First National Bank of Newport .News are a.r.ple guarantee of its financial strength. Your account and banking business invited. The First National Bank NEWPORT NEWS. VA. United State? Depositary. Capitsl $100,000. Surplus ?lOOMO. _; ? _' THE BUSIES MAN Who needs an accommodating and secure Bank will do nell to open an account with CITIZENS & MAR NE BANK Last Historical Sermon. Rev. K T .Wellford. lastor of the Fir?i Presbyterian '?hun h will pr- ar|i th? Is*' of bis Irtlerestlng ?erle-. o' hl?t riesl wrmor.s tomorrow evening Th. v.ib)?ar> in one ? f fntere.?t , every. ')"li. Am-rba." and a larg. r m - gation i? expected to gather to bear me a- ruion A- A'lama Cincinnati ? v.i tiofisli 5: Atlani i Somh^rni. . IJ Inning? AfMacon. t;a - t-ihuraw 4. Mercer 1 rVsf. I? Ft Six* $t. z^q s^r i tW 4s>SW?W YaYSLiTIS VT ?Sa? m*f % CLYDE STEAMSHIP CO. S<eam?r- to Philadelphia SUNDAY MONDAY. THURSDAY sod FfffOAY. Sailing from Philadelphia Tuesday Wed in ?d.i. Friday and Satsrday. , Freight reeclred and dehver?Hl I da fly at C. a O. Pl-r No. C O.'.lce l River RomJ ?AB W M CARRICK **,<r Soti'bern Agent n.YDF STEAMSHIP CO 2 Sooth tv.i-aare Avfnne Pb ?dvlpsta. Pa, TRANSPORTATION GUIDE. Chesapoako & Ohio Hy. Fait Trains to Richmond and thn Went. '?? av Newport New? 10:05 ?. OL 6 p m. Locals Tralna to Richmond ? 10 in.; 6:46 p. m. Tralua arrive Newport Newt, 10:04 a Hi.. 10:31 am.. 6:38 p.m. and 7:3? P. DJ. Steamers Service for Norfolk. Leave Newport Newt 10:40 s. OL, 6:40 p. m OLD DOMINION LINE iw Dally Service FOR NEW YORK? IffiflL Kroin Company's Wharf, BtJsWLp Norfolk, foot of Church ? ^^N\ street every week day f ^ at 7:00 P. M. FaRE?First-class, one way. $8.00; Round (rip, limit thirty days, 114.00? meals and berth in stateroom la eluded. . . Steerage, without subsistence, 15.00. TICKETS on sale at C. ft O. Rail, way Ticket Ofllce. NIGHT LINK BETWEEN NEWPORT NEWS AND RICHMOND, VA. Steamers Brandon and Berkley leave Pier "A" 8:30 every evening passngers only. VIRGINIA NAVIGATION COM? PANY. James River Day Line for Richmond and all James River laad inga. Steamer Mnbjack leaves Newport News, Tu?, lays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 8:?6 a. m. Leave Newport Newa Monday, Wednesday and Friday a: S p. m., for Norfolk bud Old Point.. Steamer Hampton will leave Plat "A" daily except Sunday at 0:00 a. ni., going to Norfolk, ana at ?:*) p> m.. going to Smltnneld. steamer "Ac comae" win Jeave Pier "A" daily, ex cept Sunday at 9 a. m.. going to Srnlthfleld and 3 p. m., going to Nor? folk. All business betreep rrew TorR 'and Newport Newa transacted at pier No. ?. I All bnslnesa between Newport .News. Norfolk, Srnlthfleld and local points transacted at Pier "A" foot of i Twenty-fifth ct. W. H. LANDOW. Agent. NORFOLK ft ATLANTIC TERMIIML CO, "Sewai.'s Point Route." Effective Jan. 11, 100?. i Subject ta obanjp Hthetrt net lee. Tho Norfolk * Washing tO? StMITlbOOt CO. . (Schedule Effective Nor. 1. 1001.) The New and Powerful Iron Palace Steamers NEWPORT NEWS, WASH? INGTON and NORFOLK win leave dally as follows: Northbound. * Lv. Portsmouth . *8:0S p. m. Lv. Norfolk . ?0:00 p. m. Lv. Old Point . *7:0t p. m. Ar. Washington . ?7:0t a. m. Lv. Wash. B. A O. Ry .???:00 a. as. Ar. Phil.. B. A O. Ry...??11:00 a. m. Ar. N. T.. R?O. Ry.?n:10 p. m. L7 Wash., Penn. Ry.....??t:0S a. an. [Ar. N. T.. Penn. Ry....??1:11 p. as. 'I.r. TTash.. Posa Ry....?*T:3? a. Ar. Phi la.. Penn. Ry... .??10:40 a. Lv. N. T. B. A O. Ry .?11:50 a. Lv Ph.la . R. A O. Ry... *I:17 p. Ar. Wash.. B. A O. Ry... ?5:00 p. Lv. N. Y . Penn. Ry.?12:55 p. Ar. Wash.. Penn. Ry.??6:1? p. Ar. Wash. Penn. Ry.!6:22 .p Lv. Phils.. Penn. Ry.?3:10 p. as. Ar. Wash., Penn. Ry.'6:22 p. aw ?Dally. ??Dally except f !Sunday only. For information apply to i. N. SMITH. Agent. Union Office, Chamberlain Hotel. Old Virginia. P. ? PRlTCHARi.. Gen. fJNO. I? WILLIAMS. Oty Agent, corner Gran by and Ttreets. Norfolk. Lr. Washlngtoa.??:? p. Ar. Old PC Comfort.*T:tf a. Ar. Noriolk.?*:?? a. STEAMSHIP LINES. Pasarnger and Freight Newport Newa ta Osattlmare. Daily Except Tuesday. 0 P. as. Fare U 00 One Way, ' Trip?including Tickets ta an Newport PfOwVO to Every Mow. WH, and Sat. 13:00 Norfolk to r^ro^lo^fico. Etctv v' n.. Thar, amf Sat. < For tickets and far her apply to HC. AVERT.