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Entered at the Newport News Va. 1 PostolTtro as Second Class matter. WEDNESDAY. JI'I.Y 21. 1<?"'.' i THE COUNTRY HAS ITS EYES UP? ON THE DEMOCRAT8. Reports from Washington say that In the event President Taft |? success? ful in his flKht to have the tariff con? ference cvmniitti re|?ort amendment a giving he C unity raw material tree of duty, some of the l . tnoerats w It be found linCng up with such Republl can., a.; mav bold on' to the tini h and vote against th rocommondntl us of the conferees. Tins may or majr not !*> blue, though the conduet of I S^l I I r.ot.I the setiai is and repr, acuta tves calling tlnmsolvcs Democrats urlng the original cousid. ;:U....i ot the tariff bill rtirittshcs sufflolent i<und for stich a rumor. The eyes of the country are ui>on the Democtals in congress now. if they do not prxsjent a solid front wttti the progressive Republican members, and staunchly support any effort which may be made to secure reductions inj the tsrlff schedul *. they not only will violate the principles of the party Urbich sent them to Washington, hut N"will i ra.sically kill the hepe which ' Democratic party now has of se? miring ccntrol of the fed. ral govern? ment during the next four years. Whatever Pres.dcnf Taft may be able to accomplish in the way Of a re? port from the cvnf. rence comm.ttee, the Aldrich Payne tariff bill will not ?what the Repubi.can party promised iepeci>ie hi order to secure the votes necessary to put Mr Taft in <ho v\h!tPl Mr. Taft may obtain conoes-j, and may succeed in having these | i Ions agreed to co the he ose and at*. His efforts vary pr badly win' in the jossage of a tali hunanta-l better than the one that would buv?.! sdopted bad he not interfered.! It is c-nly too apparent that hoj If he'd idrt s, cjm;e| mnyr^ B-ve the tariff the genwne * wn-J rerhucn the peopu- were led 'o by th. ante election promise/ iae4 in the Republican platform, his .,wn speeches and :n the <n>e?f h of his snaipurters from one end <>f ?tsy to the other. of the G. O. P. to fulfill i g.ves the Democrats the chance cf electing s Pimm lent I they have had since* 1WJ. The I will be inclined to give anota-1 1v the ortjortaaity to do what' Republicans be.Tr showa beyond of a doubt they have no tn * "**-??. ?f. however, the shs shnai to pmnt to Demo neashers of th* henee sad ? n say that those Democrats pr PreeJdoat Taft from securing rard rerU on as ssjasj a tin I ?* the sVpUrficao* agreed h*j Wl" ihe Democratic par-j ? *** ?eaBskry. Of coarse R hag the action of a few eon-1 not asTeet the pewwnpi,-, tie party, tart ssaay diaVreatiasa tetwwea .'iasrs of to* <1. O P. to defeat Prcsl jdent Taft s belated attempt ?o fores a do* uward i> vision of the tariff, whal 'around will the country have for be? lieving that the Democratic j?arty tt given the asjajat would be more faith? ful to its pledgee than the Keptibll cans. ANTI SALOON LEAGUE'S STATE MENT. All cf the dally nowapaiper* In the State seem to agree with Th. l>aily Press In th> opinion that tbe official^ statement of the b? adip artet s e nullit tee of the AnttsS'ab < u le ague. In con ncetcon with the primary gubernator? ial rate, has no plarv In the cojuinn* of an* publication other than an or? gan of the Anti-snlsui league or a I si er that is v,, inceb interested in th.. cause of one of the candidates lor i governor that it Is silling to suorlllt ? a large part of <its daily news for that j cause. No paper, as far a* can ha j li'iirm (I. publ shetl the leaguu's state-1 aiciit it) full, though the docum ut ob- I viously wus prepared for t ho pur|toae| jf having |t printed In the i>fWip.ip. ij A hrttvf synopses cf the Statement, was published ?Ii th s paper .vest -id i v aioruitig. after careful rcodin and con iideration, v?i can see ro r< astin tor puU-' i>liina more. As stated yesterday, any-l lie who cares I se< th.? oi?tit? thousand ivcrd statement ll full will have no rouble in obtajiilng a copy ot tbe doc.! ituent fr< m the leagu- s headquarters' ?ommittee. In 4ssuing this statement, the bead-, purlers committee officially approved he suoport given Judg- .Mann bv its 1 i ??embers |mtk. nally. No dou! t the 'omiiiitteeiiK i basmltssti tfaey were act. i iir tiftlclally, w.thout partlsanj feeling, i ?ut the mos? careful ed ting on the I >art ?f Judge Mann could nit have( nade that statement mei> of a -Mann; aic.aisn document than tt is at pros-,' >nt. The steamer which collided with aj lighthouse near Newcastle can't claim , the house was trying to cross her bow The president of the pressed Steel Car Company says there Is no strike. He's like the man who shakes his flat behind the bars and says "you can't arrest nie.*'? I Mr. Itoosevelt has stopped shooting and is writing a book. The lions and things, at latest, may be glad Oeing up and coming down seem : to be easy for the aviators. landing ' is different. The Richmond News Leader refers to "the alleged eores-iondent." That's caution for you. Everybody who doe>n't want to work will have the -Mary bug" now. SM7? DENTISTS MUT NT OLD POINT COMPORT Fortieth Annual Convention Begins in Chamberlin Hotel This Morning? Local Dentists Attend. (S;.--, ial to the IO.?V Press ) OLD POINT COMPORT. VA.. July! IS.? The Virginia State Dental As-1 scciatlon will meet in fortieth annual j conventli n at S:;W o'clock this morn? ing at the Chamberlin betel and wfTI remain in session until Friday morn? ing. Between flftr and sixty dele- ] gates are expected to attend, many of ' lhers? coming from Newport News, Itaniptci:. S. rfulk, Portsmtutr. Rich? mond snd other of tne larger cities of th- State. Dt K. A. Lee. of Lynchburg, presi? dent of the aasm lath r.. will call the c? n vent'on to order at 8:::? o'cloc k tu? rn? rrow morning and Itter will deliver his annual add res? Ctber nutine' business will be transacted in tbe mora> j Ing . Tbe election of officers for tbe| ensuing year will take pa< e Friday I tiier n nit a At the session tomorrow afternoon I at 3 o'clock, a number of papers will t be read by the delegates. Among ?:..-<? ?h.i wdl ?|ieak and their sub jeets are: Dr. J. L Walker. NY if elk. Ashcher's ArttScial Enamel Or i? P Ittrd. Portsmouth. "Contour Combi nation Gold Flll.na;." Dr W H O McOehee. Richmond. 'Physical Diag irtosis and Anaesthetics:" Dr V W Stiff. Petersburg. ~Anaesthesia by High Pre?rure Syrttssje:" sad Mr c A Hssley. Washington. D C. 1 Cltaic ?Orthodontie" Three sessions will be beld Th?rs day snd one Friday morning NECPO li STRUNG UP FOR THREAT ENIhG LtD'iS Daughters of Proetioent Citt ten in Reed and Omers* Theaa (By Associate Press i EASTMAN. OA. Js4t M-K?t O/reee. a aesr.i was lyerbed snd b s bo?y rldds-e with honet? at Cam thta of ? petal* ln**et owl l cat from Kant tbe road by b*s This is Your Oppor? tunity to Buy a Pair Of LIGHT TROUSERS ==CHEAP = We offer one lot of oii1.uk troin-ers, worth from J2..10 to $4 .10. as long as they last, for $ I .= This Js loss than rost for raw material, hut we want to close out this lot at once. 2715 WASHINGTON AVENUE Newport News. Va, iegn> was captured. The sheriff and Its deputies w re net at Chan Swamp |,v n iiosse of 17.'. inn. who strung Green to a sapling, liter, which the crowd <pi okly dls Mrsctl. SOUTHBOUND RAILWAY. Dfficers, Elected and Contracts Let for Extension of Road. It Hy Associated Press.) W1XSTOX-SALE.m. X. X.. July ? The Southbound Railroad Coin|ian> ?as :. rga nixed here today by the ?1 StSCU of the following officers: Bsrary it Wtin, president; t. m. Cmerson. vice-president; W. F. Shaff ler. treasurer; M. 11. Willis, auditor: ?'ost.r Wilkinson, secretary: l). I'.j .'cniell, < hl. l . ngiiicer; E. T. Ilurnett i nirchai .ng agent. The new i.oard of directors is as fol? lows: U E Johnsen, T. M. Km ' Alex. Hamilton, Joseph I. Doran and tl E. Fries. Contracts for the extension of thej road to Wadesboro. X. C, w.ll be iwarded August 2. The road will as >perated as a through line from the Virginia coal fields to the seaboard THROUGH WiTH CASE. State's Attorney Will Not Prosecut: Gingles' Gir! for Perjurv. CHICAGO. ILLS.. July 20?"lh. MB Gingles csse is absolutely closed 40 fsr as this effice is concorned." 4*id Stste's Attorney Wavman todav. speaking of the two-edg d verdict which yesterday found M:ss GingL-s not guilty of stealing lace, and a- ? juitted Miss Agnes llarrette. the ccm aUinant. of the charges made agalrst her in the little lace maker s tea'i xiony. "1 shall not charge Miss Ging r s1th :<rjury." ronMnued Mr Waynm 'although the jary did not go out '? Its wsy to brand her stcry of assault: In the Well.ngton Hotel ns fslse. It Ella tries to bring additional charges agaoi.t M*** Haxr-tte. I shall gently but firmly 'ell hr to keep ont of my office." Sheriff Kills One. Wounds Three. MERCEDES. TEXAS. July ;o.^Jose| K. Tijerlna was k.lbd outrigh?. Cayet tano Ijopex iadly wmnded. and two tn?r Mexicans shot last negtu nearl mer McAllen. hy Deputy Sheriff T h j Ma> field, who was endeavoring to ar r'-st the men fcr gambling ? -, A GOOD REASON Newport News People Can Teil You j Why It Is So. Dnans K?daey PPIs care the cause I cf diresse. snd that is way the cares, are always lasting This rerr-dy | strengthens snd tones up the kidney*, helping them to drive out of the bodv | the liquid p. Isow that cause bark ache, bead sc be and distressing kidney and urinary complaints Newport Xewa pec pie testify to permanent Hsrrv M Larnrk. i.^ Thirtieth street. Newport Xews, Va.. says "1 first weed Dnan ? Kidney Ptls la ? when I vmg in West Virginia At ] thst time 1 received a strain acre my bark and I was iatd ap for nearly | three months The doctors did ? help me tn the least and my hark ?i< | so weak that I had to have assist an re whew I attempted tr ret op from I p sitting posttka My bark sained ate all the time snd 1 was at a eons _ tcld, Doaaa Kidney Pills. | ?d their a?* aad the contends of | arses romp etele rured sse Daring taw past seven years, the mm in? has ret return** A few t>:h? ago t BJSt I ho, of IBBB ? Kkf Pill. at Kl-r. ^r-i? store sad I need fh?na s? - trmlr to my kidneys sir sale b? alt gsalns PrW la rent. Bhjgjgg Mllbwra Ca. MMhaJ New Tor?, ease nc*ou far the MM States I ReaemSer the take so ether. Hampton, VAIN EFFORT TO ENJOIN PRINCIPALS AND STAIE Pittsborg Public Defense Association Loses Figbi to Compel Steel Company to Arbitrate. COURT ESTABLISHES PRECEDENT Contention That Company is Not Pub? lic Service Corportion and Therefore There Can Be No Interference?Ug? ly Rumors as to What Strikers May Do Now. (By Associated press.) I'lTTSIU'Rti, PA.. July fO.?Ttsd first efti.rt on record in the I'nited Smies to stop a strike by enjoining both the principals and the common? wealth failed today when Judges Ford and BfOWS, of tbe common picas court J sustained the demurrer uf the Pressed] Bteal Car Company to the petition for j injunction made by the Public De- i fense Association of Pittsburg, against j the company, the striking employees and the sheriff of Allegheny county. For the strikers, who admitted the eonditk ns ar set forth by the petition? ers, and who Jcined In the demands rf the Defense Association that the court fcrce arbitration upon the com? pany officials, it was argued that it was high time for the courts to inter? fere. F< r the Defense Association it was argued the strike is costing tax |*yers much money and ?great un? easiness. Fr.r the company it was argued that as the petiticners are not Injured personally, and the corporation Is not one of public Mil lea, but pri? vate, the ccurts cannot interfere. Court Establishes Precedent. The decision of the court estab? lishes a precedent and caused general M nimeiit. as tbe opinion handed down is far reaching in effect. Attrrneys, commenting upon the action, tonight were universal in their opinion that ludge.-. Ford and Brown were entirely sithiii legal right in their ruling. Tl)e derision does not. however, fend t< ward making the situation at the tscheenville plant of the ITessed Steel Car (?< nipany at afrlfw'l Kocks any 1 etter When the strikers beard late today that they hal lost, thpir standing in ccurt and again were facing the com? pany without an arbitration council in sight, ugly rumors were circulated as to what the car company officials might expect from now on in the way of rioting and general disorder. Fewer Men at Work. Fewer men were at work today in the car plant than yesterday. There were rumors that the company intends to import strikebreakers. The McKee's Rocks Saloonkeepers I eague threatens to bring suit against the county to recover damages for their losses Announcement was made by the au? thorities that there Is no thought ot withdrawing the constabulary. MURDER IN SECOND DEGREE. \ - North Carolina Mail Carrier Given Fif teen Years in Prison. fBy Associated Pres?,?. WII.MIXOTON. N". C July -JH?W.:. !iam Bass, a rural mail carrier cflarg-d with the murder of Major A. B. Park rr. a prominent tusinejs man cf Parit rrsourg. N C. btcaaeo th latter would not sell him ammunition on Sunday while he waa cn a drunken ipree and engaged in shooting up tne village, was today found gnllty of raur ler in the seeond degr?e and sen-, teneed to 1". years in the peniten-ttary A plea of insanity had been ?*ntervrt and an appeal was tak n to the Su ireaie Court, V nd being fixed at $1V uoft. ' FREE Moving Pictures THIS WEEK ?In? OPEN AIR ?At? Buckroe Beach INI ERESTING ANO AMUSING SUB JCCTS ?V TM| RUT ARTISTS WILL BE SHOWN. SAND Cs?n.fit. Ceevaf. Creance- Steee an* Rull?-*? Material J. V. RICKFORD SAND A GRAVEL CO.. Ms*-p?on e?d wcweert Nevre. tRLR Rs" ^*f*wT*RC**s N^*****?. Phoebus and Old Point Chesapeake Mill Co. Dealers In Sash. Blinds. Doors Rough and Dressed Lumber J mmSm* PHONE No. 260 "^Tfrffi0" R. H. Richardson & Son, Props. Smali Orders Will Receive Especial Attention Mid-Sommer Bargaios in RE*L ESTATEf Half acre lot oa rar HrM' near new rar barns at |tttff on terms to s iit your ixirketbook. GOOD SIX room house in first class condition on Victoria Ave., Ex. for $sr,o.mi. Part cash balance M terms to suit. MODK1LN HOME OK TE.< ROOMS in best section of Kast Hamp? ton at $2.:!onuo. small rasp, payment: balance same as rent. I'HOEHi'S HOME of seven rooms on lot .'in by about 2o0 on Pop? lar Ave., at $1.250.00. Part casn, remainder on time. KI.O.NDYKE AVE LOTS, well located, at $112.30. VACANT AND IMPROVED PROPEKTV FOR SALE AND KENT IN AI L SKCTIONS. W 11.1. PAY Vor TO SEE OCR LIST BEFORE CLOSING A PUR? CHASE OR LEASE. Insurance, Bonds, Loans M. H. MORGAN & CO. KING ST, HAMITON. MELLEN ST., PHOEBUS. Lee & Smith Hardware Co. Have purchased the stock or the RANSONE HARDWARE CO., lo? cated at 10 & 12 North King St.. and wtO move'nliout August 1st to 34 West Queen Street where they will carry a full Itne hardware, paints, oils, glass and( sporting goods. To save the expense of moving we will sell very cheap for the next few days the following goods: Hammocks, Water Coolers, Paints and Oils Screen Doors, Fruit Jars, Screen Wire, Ice Cream Freezers, Window ? Glass, And Manv Other Goods Tco NumeroiiB to Meutit u. We solicit a share of your business, which we will appreciate highly and will make every effort to please both in regard to price and service. . , ? -~ - ^" * g ^^??y???^saawtaca LEE & SniTIi HARDWARE CO. 10-12 North King Street. PAVING AND CURBING. AT PRICES THAT WILL MAKE YOUR HEART GLAD I ff you are a connoisseur tn sparkling or still wines, brand let., rums, whin kles. Our stork of wines is of the best vlnt.-.ge. and our whiskies pure, smooth snd of exxquixite flavor We can stock your sideboard with good* that you t an offer to the most delicate palate. Hampton. Va.. July 13. 1909. Sealed bids wil! be received by the Street Committee of the . Common j Council of the Ohy o.' Hampton. Vir? ginia, until 12 o'clock. Noon, on Au ! gust 2. 1909. at the office of G. Wli lliam Hope, City Clerk for brick, block I ? asphalt or Granitoid paving, approxi J matety 29.800 square yards; 9,500 line \ eal feet of granite curb; 49.9?? lineal I feet of concrete curb and gutter and | I various other street work. I Specifications, blank forms for pro? posals may be had by contractors byj enclosing business cards, with a qnest for same, to City Clerk. Thel ? Street Committee reserves the right to| reject any snd ail bids. O. WILLIAM HOPE. City Cert TRANSPORTATION GUIDE. 11 * . ir . i#? . IS* . l a* . Port, per gaL . Sherry, per gal. CTareL per gal. Sweet Catawba. per gU. Tokara. per gal. Blackberry, per hotte? . Shine wine, per hotts> . M Ouffey's ? alt Whiskey, per hot... .Si Whiskeys to Butx *t tn* Following vrboa Wkiskcy. per gal.SI 5* ark wood . t.9t tar A Rye. straight . Id Charte? sot lores naSte S'smp Gin . AH bottle beer V per bottle it imiu.orsl IB lef 2 7. to. tft Iff M.c N LEONARD Octghset f*r*ee Carter. VIRGINIA ANCHOR LINE GLISSOWand LONDONDERRY Sall;n% from New York every Saturday New Twin-Screw steamship. (Average Passage ?S Days ) BALOON. $.730 TO S12S. SECONO CABIN. ?42jo TO ?50 THIRD CLASS. ?27.? AND ?2S.75. Sor rev literate* seek of ton's as* n??or. ??O'-r. .psly Ui HfxntaeOj ?e* Wl. o> its. ? RlB'.F' CLYDE LINE PHILADELPHIA Steamer, leave Mondays Thwradays and Ss'srdaya. Leave r^lknf-rpafa The-sdays and gVordsva Fre.rtt ree^vsd sad astlrscsd ahShr! m C * O Plar ? Ofjr- Hirer Road | ci.tob: stkanrhip company. W. McCarri " AJ TRANSPORTATION guide. CHESAPEAKE ? oHIOR> Fast Trains to Richmond and tne Wsst. Leave Newport News 10:03 a, m. 1:11 p m. and 8:45 p m. Local Trains to Richmond C:o0 a. m ; 5: 40 p. in. Trains arrive Newport Newa, 10:00 a. m., 10:30 a. m , 5:30 p. m. 7:20 p in. and 8:45 p. m. Steamers Service for Norfolk. Leave Newport News 10:35 a. m , 5:35 p. m. and 8:50 p. m. old dominion line Dally Service FOR NEW YORK? From Company's Wharl Norfolk, foot of Church, street every week day at 7:00 P. M. FARE?First-class, one way, $8.00. Round trip, limit thirty days. $14.00? meals aud berth In stateroom In? cluded. Sti , rage, without subsistence, $5.00 TICKETS on sale at C. & o Kait wav Ticket Office. night LINE BETWEEN NEWPORT NEWS AND RICHMOND va. Steamers Brandon and Berkley leave Pier "A" 8:30 every evening, paSM neers only. VIRGINIA NAVAGATION COM? PANY, James River Day Line for Richmond and all James River land? ings. Steamer Pooanontas leaves Newport News. Tuesdays. Thursdays and Saturdays as 8:15 a. m. I^eave Newport News Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 5 p. m, lor Norfolk and Old Point. Steamer .Hampton will leave Pier "A" daily except Sunday at 9:00 a. in., going to Norfolk, and at 4:30 p. m. going to Srolthfield. Steamer "Ac comae'' will leave Pier "A" dally ex? cept Sunday at 9 a. m., going to Smtthfield und 3 p. m., going to Nor? folk. All business between New York and Newport News transacted at pis' No. 6. All business between Newport News, Norfolk, Smitbfold and local points transacted at. Pier "A" loot o' Tweatj-fifth at w. h. landon Agent NORFOLK & ATLANTIC TERMINAL "Sewall's Point Route." Effective Saturday, May 8th, 1909. Subject to change without notice. fm 12:07 1:22 2:37 3:52 5:07 6:22 7:37 9:37 10:52 J. L. ADAMS. General Superln:enuent. Norfolk. Va The Norfolk & Washing? ton Steamboat Co. (Schedule Effective Nor. 1. 1908 ) Tr-j New and Powerful Iron Palace Ste: ners NEWPORT NEWS. WASH? INGTON sod NORFOLK win leave dally as follows. Northbound. Lv. Portsmouth . "6: St p. m. Lv. Norfolk . ?6 on ?. m Lv. om Point".. *T:00 p. m Ar. Washington . ?7:00 a. m. Lv. Wash. B. * o. Ry.??t:00 a. m. Ar. Phil.. B. * o. Ry...*?ll:W a. n?. Ar. N. y.. R. A o. Ry.??2:10 p. a. Lv. Wash.. Penn. Ry.???:?? a. m. Ar. N. Y.. Penn. Ry_?1:1t p. nc. Lv. Wash., Peiin. Ry_??7:50 a. m. Ar. Phila- Penn. Ry... .??10:4? a. ? Southbound. Lv. n. T.. B. ft o. Ry. .?11:5? a. ? Lv. Pblla.. R. * o. Ry... ?2:17 p. m. Ar Wash. B. at o. Ry... ?5:St p. m. Lv N Y., Penn. Ry.*12:55 p. m. Ar. Waah.. Penn. Ry.???:!* p. au Ar. Wash, Penn. Ry.*6 2? y a. Lv. Phils, Penn. Ry.??:*? a. am. Ar. Wash.. Penn. Ry.??:?. a. SB. L- Washington. Ar. OM PL Comfort Ar. Norfolk. I 45 p as. .?7:t* a. as. ?$:*? a. as. ?Dal'v. ??Dairy except Sunday. (Bund y only. Por ,*nforms!ion apply to J. V SMITH. AceaL Celoe TV*?*J Office. Cbamberlaia Hotel. Old Po'it. Virginia. P. N. PR ITCH ARD. C.en. AgeaL JNO. L. WILLIAMS. Ctty Pass. Aerat cwner Ores by and Haass stree's. Norfolk. Merchants I MiMrs Traits. Ci. STEAMSHIP LINKS. Psss-nter and PreliwL Dej}j Exr^pTT^sd 's**?. Pb?t SS.0O One Way. S5 00 Ween* aa>^t^ fuctml' S * a t r* "\y^ T- Bt*rth Tkkftt to mi Norfolk to M?0**MfV ?very Seedey. Teeweay and Friday t _ a as. Every bVm. Thar aad Sat, 7 p Ba> aas* Im*'* "pjl NRAOQ. Aawssa.