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LARGER THAN EXPECTED load Displacement Will be Twanly-tfiree Thousand Tons. }T BATTLESHIP AFLOAT Yard to Dclivar Mm ol War to Navy In January, Thus Setting New Record In Warahlp Construction In Unit?? States?Ev?n With Fora River Yard Now. AKhough she has been referred to U along aa a oon ton* battleship, and I* so Hated in the records of MM I'nited State?, navy, the giant battle | ship I ?daw?re, under construction a* DHfe local sliipvard. will have a dls HBaeataant of about M.ootMons when K-dtta goew Into commission This dis placement Is ccnsWerably greater r fthaa that of any battleship now afloat. I The contract for the ivleware calla Ibr a displacement oo trial of "not |Bh Han 20.00,1 tons." but at that ; Um? the vessel will not have any or BBh stores, supin^-s, or ammunition on ! hoard. When the finishing touches! MBa pat cat after the trial and thej MKoree, etc, are aboard, her disptacw- j BKtt arm we increased by about 3. t mm tons The battleship Uvu?Mana, | laataaaiuLl of the local shipyard, has ; Haw pRJBitsI fall load displacement ot I asty BMfteehlp now in commission in S rjhe Pulled Stat-* earv. her dh>pla< e geeal being shout 1A,0*? tons Mew ?attiaseiip bWHdinc. Record. Sa the eenwtrurtioB of the PHeware. tfthe local yard will establish a new j i KEaaT* fee faattlewhip building on the ? Western hemisphere The vessel isl ""Bar* about ss percent completed and) : she w?i be delivered to the I'nited I States government about January l.jj If 10. It U proposed to send her on j trial sometime in tlctober and that i win leave more than two months in I ( which to put on the finishing touches , sad "extras'" necessary before she can be delivered. The contract for the construe lion of the battleship was signed cn Au? gust 6, 19(17 and she ia for delivery on August fi. 1910. The keel for tne Bhlp was laid on November l?, 19b(. . ao that the actual time of construe loa wtli he about 2.r> months. I'p to the present time no shipyard In the I'nited States has ever been able to complete a battleship in less than 3H Mhrtnths and in moat cases It has taken 57 or 38 months to turn the vessels oat. ? Local Yard Will Win Race. Although the report on the degree of completion of the ship showed that the North Itakota. the slstership of the Deleware, which Ir bulding ar Qulncy, Mass.. is about 2 percent ahead of the Deloware, the ships are about equal so fax as actual con strnctlcn work Is concerned, the lead of the North Dakota representing material on hand at Fore River yard for the North Dakota, which has not yet beet received at the local yard fcr the Delaware The local yard has been galr.ing steadily on the Fore Rlvwr yard durin?; the past six months and there Is no doubt now that the Newport News yard will be the wln star In this, the greatest battleship fcuiWing race ever run in the United States. The Engines Installed. One of the big propelling engines of the TVleware has been installed and the work of placing vac other hi the vessel ir. now in progress As boob as this is completed, the vessel win be docked to have her propellers got on and then the four days' dock trial will be held. The I ve big ttir Tst*. containing ten 12 inch riflles have been In place sometime. The deck? ings are now being laid and already the heat davits sod searchlight stands are in place Much interest will attach to the relative Performances of the Itctewar* and North Dakota oa trial because the former ia equipped with hecipmcatlng ??S*aii' snd the latter with turbine SaghsSS Cf the Curt<? t\,?- I .lo cr.,.. tract speed cf each ship Is 21 snots an hoar see Fownd Not Guilty. fw> associate* fress , CHARUrTTF. N C June > - \t ?ar being rmt emu My fr.,r an owe half hours the Jury in the raw of Kl?gers for the ma red r of J <; ifshasf, this afternoon r*>t:irn?d a ver aSJet af ant guilty Taw saaona.-e ?seat of the verdict was greeted with eheer? Mr. Properly Owner : I Cast Save Yes fttensy an Vswr Roofing, TkmUmj. Guttering wnd Spouting er swytsng in the Sheet Metal Line aysetrsnsf?ah*p and Material Guar aatssst E. B. DENNIE gggf w/sst Avs. swrii ?ssest Jit Social-Personal Mr. J. M. Thomas, of Washington. U B , I? the guest of bis mother Mrs. Koulse r. Thomas, 229 Forty-eighth street. Mr. ami Mrs. Allan U. Jones. v*ho were married in Wilkos Msrre. pa , on June 12. arrived In the city yester day from their wedding tour They are at homo to their frleuda In the Clinton apartments. Meeting of Megruder Camp. ] Magruder Camp. I'nlted Coufederaie I Veterans, will hold Its regiflar moot ing in the Corporation Court room | tomorrow night at 8 o'clock. Miss Prances Davidson has return od home, after s|xnuing several weeks| with relatives and friends in Char? it ttesvlllc. Mrs. J. A Davis, of Morrison, Is the, gm at of tier daughter. Mrs. Ituhy ?Wright, on Forty-ninth street. Miss Alice IjoIm rt has returned from a visit to relatives <n Baltimore. Mlsa Mittle JCIIington has relumed MSI a visit to relatives In Charlesi City county. Miss Ola Fer.be?', of Shawsboro, N. C , la visiting her sister, Mrs. R. U. j Carter, 2!U>4 West avenue. Mrs. T. II. Morris and daughters, ofi Richmond, are visiting Mrs John W.| Jackson. >.'<2 Twenty-seventh street. ' Mrs J T Hard anil her daughter. Mrs. Harry Ijindan, are visiting Mr.j visiting Mr. and Mrs. O. K. Uodmin, un Th?rty-thirt! sireet. Miss UaaawJ Bggleston has return c from a v.sit to relative's in Isle 01 Wight county. Miss Hertha Smithors, of Fredor ' icksburg. is vtsitfftg her sister. Mrs.' C. Q. Morns, on Twenty-sixth s'ru-t i Miss Bessie Irving has return. | kSSJBS after spend inj', two weeks witn' relatives fh Raltlmore. j, Miss Katherino Hoyer has returned >'rom a visit to liarris'burg, IV, and licirwty. Mr. John Wilkins, who Is employed !?y the government in the Panama ca ia. zone. Is In the city to spend his1 mention with relatives. "Miss Mary Harper left yesterday for Islington, Ky., after a visit tn her lister, Mrs. A. L. Kuder, on Twenty ninth street. Miss Vlrg.nia Kline has ratanssd home after s|x>ndlug sevt ral weeks with relatives in laiaiawaisllla Miss Annie lvish, of this' city, and M.ss Anna (Jaunt, of Arkansas, are vislt'tig Miss Margaret Munseii, at Madina, N. Y. I'pon leaving Madina Miss Lash and Miss Haunt will visit Miss Laura Lm-as In Connectleut, where they will attend the Yalc-Har rartl races. Miss daunt will return to Newport News with Miss Lash to he her guest. All of these young la? dles arars students at ihe Randolph Macon Woman's College during the past session. Mrs H H. Kpes and Mrs. C. C. Epos are the guests of relatives In Blackstone. Mr and Mrs. Dewitt Crane win leave Tuesday for Charlottesville, where they will attend the State Sun day School convention. Mr .? K T Hunter left yesterday for Washington New York and Nlag ara Falls. Mr. Donald (lay has gone to N<? ??? York, where he was called by the serious Illness of his sister, Mrs. Wal. ter Cow I es Booth. Pcrf H F Sessunis will leave t~> morrcw for Niagara ? alls to ep?nd ? month Miss Msrtha Curtis McMnrran Is ?pending th? .'immer with her broth er. Mr Wm J McMnrran. m St Pau..| Minn BREAK. UP CRAP GAME OtAcees Arre.t Ten Negroes In Al-j leged Gambling Joint. Patrolman Ed Moss and Kdwirds mrtted In" on a rpiet little colored crap game on Jefferson avenue near Twenty fcurth street last night and marched ten neernes oft* |n )all the men being chsrged with awMSdksjfS conduct Warm the officer- broke the came up. Ijm-v varbo. well knoen to the police, hi smd t'. have dropped a large knife thai he had on his person Oa* of the officers picked the knife op and edfered rt to Varbo. but the. negro dee tared that it didn't belong to: Je>-> fWlaaiar I? sliegod to have cos ' dueled the gambling bouse *?h h, 1 ?rill fare Justice Brown is the pottce | crurt tomorrow looming Jnstlcr R A T Clements hailed sll of the men Tarho and several ethers being sr c?ptcd em their own rerognilance Joseph Chs-tes Ouiid te Meet A special sseeelag of the Joseph' ^warU. Memorial OalM will he ae4d' toav rrow eveaiiuasal ? o clock at the ?*???* ? Mrs WMitam Garner ?at sisnas. isag artaat k as Moss m Anniversary of Rev. Ir. Riddicts Coming to Second Baptist curt. SPECIAL EXERCISES 10 BE HELD Rev. Faddoul Moghabdab, Syrian Min? ister, at First Preabyterian Church This Evening?Announcements By the Pastors. Today ix-liis; the second anniversary i of the coming of the pastor. Rev. J. T. Uiil.luk, to the Second Baptist church, special oouiinctnorat.vo eer-1 vies will Ite held at 11 o'clock this ?rsiawt r. v. r. it. Pitt, it. l).. L*u IT, of Richmoutl, will preach at this service and rc|h>rts from the various ohVers of the church will bo given. Tonight at 8 o'clock, the pastor will preach on "The Young Man in Busi ness." The Sunday school will meet at 9:30 a. lu. The pastor has asked that on tubers of the church, and es? pecially th<wo who have become inetn hers durlug his pastorate, attend tho services this morning. First Presbyterian. Rc\ I-'a.id..mI .Moghuhgati. a native byriiti and a minister of the Presby? terian church. ?III deliver Ins famous b etup . Shepherd S.I the Hills of Ix'Ikuioii.'' tonight at the First Pres lopii.-in church Rev. Mr. M-ghal*;.ib is wldily known throughout the eoahV try and he has delivered his lecture in many cities of the I'nlied States. He spoke at Norfolk 'ast Sunday night and one of the largest nudi ences t vor gathered in a church in that city is said to nave heard htm. He always wears the original Syrian costume when lecturing. Rev. B. T. Wcllford, the pastor. w?ll occupy the pulpit <f the church at 11 o'clock this morning. The Sunday school and Bihl- classes will convene at 9:3o o'ciock, as usual. Thirtieth Street Christian. Raw, W B. I'avlor, th. pastor, will preach to h.s congregation at both tho morning und evening services today at the Thirtieth Street Christian church discussing the Centennial to be held In Pittsburg next October. His topic at the morning service will bo: "Our Centennfal - Its Mcuniug.' and in the evening ''Centennial Aims'- will be his suhjtct. Sunday school will ha held at 1:4i a. m. Trinity Lutheran. Rev. A.C. Karkau. tho pastor, will occupy the pulpit of the Trin.ty Luth? eran church tiday at both the morn? ing and evening services. Sunday school will begin at 9:4."> o'clock. The Salter's creek Sunday school will m-et at 3 o'clock, as usual. Church of Christ. At the Tw< nty-fourth Street Church of Christ today, the pastor. Rev. W. E 1'ow.ill, will preach at 11 a m. on "The Light of the Body," and agalu at X p. m.. on "Work and Your Own Salvation." "Sunday school will be held at 9:IS a. m. The usual service will be held Wednesday night at 8 o'clock. Chestnut Avenue Methodist. Rev. .lames Cannon. Jr.. of Black stone. Va., president of the Blaokstone THE BEST REMEDY For Women-Lydia E. Pink - ham's Vegetable Compound Noah, Ky. ? "I was passing through ! the Chstjf* of Jjfe and suffered from headaches, nervous Eroftration, and? fmorrhaires. "Lydia *1 Fink-, ham's Vegetable . Compound made roe, well and strong, so . that I can doalT raj i housework, and at-, tend to the store and pcct-offlce. and I feel mr-'hyi .unger than I really am. "Lydia ? Pink iaros Vegetable Compound is the most successful remedy for all kind* of female troubles, and I feel that I can never praise Hewon-h." - Mas. Luxir. Hollaxd. Noah, Kjr. TbeChangwof Life is themostcritical period of a woman's existence, and neglect of hcalti at this time invites > aNSas and pain. Wimcueverywhereshoold rememher that there ts no other remedy known to 1 medicine that will so arKveaaf ally carry women thrirnah this trying period as Lydia E. rink hams Vegetable Com-' pound, made from native root* and Serba. For sr. rears It has been rrrrtng omen f mm the worstforme of female ureeratlon, die. Irreguiari If yam won id like special about yonr caae write aco> Hal letter to Mrs. I'.nk hate, g* Lynn, Mas*, if er edvtea to free* gaM arwari helpfsjj. Female Institute and one of the lead? ers of ton Anti-Saloon League of Vir? ginia, will occupy the pulpit of the jt'ncstnut Aveuue Methodist church at X o'clock toulght. The pastor, Kev. J. ' J. Bradford, will preach st 11 o'clock thla morning, his auhject being, "Souls Knowledge of God.' Mr. Brad? ford will apeak st the Cottonwood Ataagsg church at 3:30 o'clock this af? ternoon. Newport Baptist. At the Newport News liaptist church today the pastor. Rev. IJoyu T. Wilsen. !). DL will preach on the following subjects: 11 a. nv, "The Central Theme of Christianity"; 8 |> m , "The Voices of Blood." St. Vincent's Catholic. At St Vincent's Catholic church to? day services will be held as follows: Klrst mass at 7 o'clock: second serv? ices, followed by the benediction of the blessed sacrament at 9:30 o'clock. St. Paul's Episcopal. I Rev. W A. Brown, of the St. John s church. Itirtsmcuth, will preach ai St Paul's Episcopal church this morn Bkg at 11 o'clock. The rector. Rev. W. B Allen, will conduct sendees and | preach at the evening services, 8 o'clock There will be communion as Usual at 7:30 o'clock this morning. East End Christian. Regular services will be conducted at the Kast Knd Christian <hurch this morning at 11 o'clock and this even? ing at K o'clock, preaching at born hjOgjrs, by the pastor. Rev Murdock W Puller. Officers for the ensuing year will be elected by the Sunday school this morning. Second Presbyterian. ROT, p B lletidcrllte, the pastor, will preach at the Second i resbyter lan church this morning at 11 o'clock ' and this evening at 8 o'cock. Calvary Baptist. Rev. S at do Belfort, of Brazil, will speak at the Calvary Baptist church this morning at II o'clock on the sub- I Joct. "Brazil and Its Religion." This evening at 8 o'clock the pastor, Rev. ' S. I? Naff, will preach rn. "The I n WaloOBsa Ciucst." The Sunday school meets at 9:30 o'clock this morning, j Grace Methodist. The usual services will bo con? ducted at the Grace Mehtc dist church this morning at it o'clock and this | evening at s o'clock, preac hing at ; moth hours by the pastor, Rev. H. W.i I>unkle\. Trinity Mehtodist. Services will bo held at Trinity i Metodist church today at the usual hours, preaching by the pastor. Rev. E. T. Dadmun. Evangelistic Services. Kvangelistlc services will be con ducted at the Mission hall. Hunting :< n avenue and Thirty-fifth street, this evening at S o'clock. Mr. Ed- ! ward l*orter will spank Baptist Tabernacle. Services will be held at the Taber? nacle Baptist church this mornng and evening at the usual hours. Christian Science. Services will be held at the Chris? tian Science reading room. |H Twen- j ty-sixth street, tnls morning at 11 o'clock The subject will be, "Chris- j tlan Science " The Ballo Brothers. In a novelty act. will be the headlincr of the bill at i the Bell theatre the first three days of this week. This act Is said to be one* of the best of its kind that t)*s been offered here recently. Next on the bill will be the TierhJh., I burlesuuc magicians, * bo present the :oroe*ty. The lady Magician Out- , done " Miss Kitty Hoffman, said to be a sweet singing comedienne, who also gives some entertaining little talks, | will complete the vaudeville attrac- i Hons for the first half of the week. | In addition three new films will be shown In spite of the hot weather last week, the Bel! played to capacity houses at almost every performance, the management announcng last week . that the week had been a record one In point of attendance. At Dreamland. Butcher and Gross singing and dancink girls. Fred Plzano. -Tbe orig? inal", and Baxter and Laronda. make , up the vancterflle btli at the Dream land theatre for tomorrow. The act of Barter and lacooda ts said to be an especially good one and the managem. at is promising j something ?ot of the ordinary In the | act of Prea Ptzatto The picture machine at nreamtar.d has just been erjn :iped with a wew lens which is said to give a gcd perspective effeel? Three pictures sre offered for tome rrow as usual. Y-wirvi Ladcas Get Medals. A Urge and adorer-brtive audience altemteil the mwsVal re-,, Prof s tverstc rises Thursday sigh' at the Pornhoatas Hotel A Urge iniwlWr of ft' pw*I***~tf^nai ?"or* r**n ed by 'he aaeraheea of the class Prarr ?edals were prrseated, turn soluT going in Miss Mabel Neaaea. the la tinaidUte to Mass lAsrae Gordow and the two jtralnes lo Mkaaes Annie Mitchell aad Sadie Nataasoo Fuoerai ee a. g. Allan. The funeral of the late Mr R K A Oes. ?hn died Tuewdav at Chna Hanshnrg. will take place at j newt ?kl? afterwnna fmsa the Thirtieth Pi reet cbrtetku rhwrrh The seer teas wt|l he enasiweied tie th* pastor Rev W B Taylor and leteraieal will be mad* at nrsewlawa Warwtc% l>*wg* Ma 7j. Kahrhts of Pytbkse, win is a body j SUNDAY SCHOOL FORCES \ ASSEMBLE THIS WEEK Secretary Balnea Leaves for Charlotes villa to Attend the State Con? vention. Mr. C. W. Balnea, general secretary of the Virginia Statr Sunday School Association, left last night for Char lottesvillc to make the final arrange? ments for the eighteenth annual Con? vention of this association, which meets in that city Tuesday, Wedlies Iday. Thursday and Friday. Mr. Humes will remain in Charloitesville until after the close of the convention. This probably will be the largest i convention yet held by the Virginia I Association. The program Is fllicti with good things for the Sunday I school teacher and worker and pasto , and the Sunday-schools of Virginia in great numbers are availing them? selves of the opportunity of send? ing delegates to the meeting. On the program appear the names of such Sunday school specialists as Mr. Hugh Cork, superintendent or house visitation for the International j Sunday School Association and sec- I retary for Mr. Marion l.awrence, the! world-famed Sunday sohi*>l man; Or. A. I* Phillips, superintendent Sabbath school and young people's work for, the Southern Presbpterian Church: 1 Rev. J. T. Watts, the Baptist Sunday school seeretary for Virginia, Raw. 11. M. lUmlll. I), n.. South, and chair? man of the iiitcruatlonaj education Jenkins' Men's Store Cool Underwear Cool Coat Shirts Cool Thin Hosiery LEROY JENKINS a 2614 Washington Ave. BUCKROE BEACH RESTAURA NT| Served From 11 io 11 P. M. C. R. HOSKINS, 132 25th St Ticket Agent Cjnard Line, White Star Line,! American and other steamship bnes,' sail ng from New York to a? points in Europe. Tickets sold here. Baggage | tags supplied to travelers. Reduced Fares! Between Newport News and Bnckroe Beach, Beginning July 1st, 1909 Coupon tickets from Newport Sewa to Bnckroe will be sold for 25c ROUND TRIP and may be purchased fiom the cmd'ictoTs on the main line. These tickets wlH he good ON CARS I GOING FROel NEWPORT NEWS AF? TER 4:00 OTXOCK P. M. EACH OAv D RFC* TO 8HJCKROE BEACH sad law retem coneons will he good at aay time after I nw o'clock p m. on ear* leaving Back roe Reach for Newport New*. A through IS he mail.tamed hetwece Newport News and B'ickmw. on the siteraooo of rack day hecasahsg at re* a. BVJwae the tttfe; and rwawred tickets w? he oa sale oa Jety let and thereafter aattl r the lat. |SW? T NEWS A NO OtO POINT RAILWAY m ELECTRIC CO. W. W S SsVTLER. committee; Rev. Llewellyn N. Carey D. D, of Philadelphia, one of the lean in Sunday m hool writers anil speak crs of the Episcopal church; M. Mar shall A. Hudson, president of the world-wide Haracs, and known the world over as the foremost adult Hible class s|>eaker; Dr. Edwin A. Alderman. I). C I* 1^. I* D.. presl dent of the University of Virginia; Mr. ICugone C. K?ster, cue of lue eui tors of the Sunday school Times and authority on work with Intermediate boys. These specialists will be as sisted by a host of other speak crs and workers Rev. Lloyd T. Wilson. D D , pastor of the First Itaplisl chiircn of this city, will conduct the "quii hour service each morning The music will be in charge of Prof. I, L. Henry, ot Chicago, and a chorus of about two hundred voices are now being tratnou for the convention work. Nearly every Sunday school In this city and organized adult Hible class v. ill be represented by one or more delegates, the entire delegation from this city alone numbering about twenty of the most progressive Sun? day school workers of the city. This speaks Well for the city schools, and willl unquestionable prove very beue flcal to the Sunday school work hero. The local delegates will go to Char lottesville early this week. I "SINGING BILL" JAILED. Prisoner's Effort to Show That He Isn't Drunk Fails. "Singing .Hill " Jones, who lives ou Thirty eighth street near Hunting ton avenue, and who is a frequent visitor at the ixilice station on Sat? urday nights, was arrested at Hunt ington avenue and Thirty eighth street last, night by Patrolman Johnson on the charge of being drunk. At the station house Itlll attempt e<l to prove to Sergeant Mitchell that lie wasn't drunk by walking on a straight line, but the sergeant refused to be convinced and Station Keeper t'hewniiig put the prisoner "back." Open Air Meeting. The open air meeting for men on the Casino grounds under the aus? pices of the Young Men's Christian Association will take place this after? noon at 4 o'clock as usual. DREAMLAND Theatre Washington Avenue, near 25th Street 3 Ads Monday 3 Butcher & Gross) \ fred PizaUO Pretty Singing and Danc? ing Girls. n The Original. Baxter & Laconda One of the Best Acts in Vaudeville. Picture Program V hint Ju"t equipped with special lent; giving wonderful perspective effects, Pathc's Superb productions entitled: INCRIMINATING EVIDENCE MOG MAGONE. HIS COCAINE BAG. Orchestra?Matinee, 3:30; Night, 7:30 until 11. Admission, 5 and 10c. At The BELL THEATRE MONDAY. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. ENTIRE NEW PICTURE PROGRAM. ALL FEATURES ? Feature Vaodevide Acts: BALLO BROS. A NO .ELTY MUSICAL ACT THATS A WINNER. MISS KITTIE HOFFMAN A SWEET SINGING COMEDIENNE. THE FITCHES IN A NOVEL BURLESQUE SAID TO BE ONE LONG LAUGH. MATINEE: 3:00 to 5:30. NIGHT: 7:00 to 11:00 A OMISSION: 5 Ctnte and fa Genfs KODAKS The Most Complete Line on the Peninsula CALL AND LET I'S SHOW THEM TO YOl\ FROM $1. TO $75A". ALL NEW FROM TUB FACTORY AT THE Kodak Store WHERE THEY DKVEIXIP PRINT AND ENLARGE KODAK PIC TU RES 2909 JP" ? ^_ The WflfthingtDn F^H.PC ''KODAK Avenue Abb? Ja/ V ha? 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