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MUST PAY ALL Attorney Taliferro Advises' Council Concerning Changes in Sidewalk Grades. INS CONSIDERABLE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Many Pavements Will be Disturbed Awns Streets Being Paved and Curbed?Councilman Whiting Ten- j den Mia Resignation?Question of Hog-raising Up?Regular Meeting. In aa opinion given to the Hamp va city council last night City At araey William C. L. TallaTerro h.u.ts bat the ciiy will have to paj he lamageg incurred by propert> owners lltkhg the Streets now beiiiK ci.vhe-l Ad paved by the ebange of the trades made necssary through the Biprovementa. Mr. Tallaferro holds that the law recognises a natural grade and mat a the event that U is nec<risar> i" raise or lower a grade < n 'he side? walks, the city and not tin abutting ptroperty owner must pay for the cost it such work and also the diun.u' ^ accruing to the propi riy owner | through the in ? grading The opinii n is an lnipoitant one | tad will mean a great deal to the [ jjty, as it is recognized that the cost at regrading in the city will amount I EO a great deal. The property owners ! eilj he relieved of a heavy expenses j in the opinion of the city attorney Chairman Larllng. of the commit? tee on streets. asked the attorney for SB expression o'i this very impfTtant question and Mr. Taliaferro said he ?as confident tli.it bis decision is a correct one in so far as the law Js concerned. Mr. Whiting Resigns. T. Livingston K. Whiting, who has served on the council since Hampton j became u city, tendered his resigna? tion as a councilman from the Kightti ward, and the ?am ? was accepted. Mr. Wh.ting has move,! to Buckroe Reach, Where he intends to make his per gsgnent residence. "The council reluctantly allowed Mr. Whiting to quit the body and d"lenvd the selection of his successor until tnc the session in January. Valuable Information. At the suggest-on of Couucilman Hunter R. Hooker, w ho has b. en Stade chairman of the committee ?.u teance, a resolution was passed ri; rectlug the city ireasurer to furnish the chairman of 'he finance commit tag with m mouthlv re;>e;rt showing the total amount of monies on band; the total sum to the credit of each de? partment and the income of the ctty for the past M ar. With this informa. Uos Mr. BcoktT * 1! have at hjd bands j the exact financial statua of the city at all times and the finance commlt tjajg?gg?_j_m__ Frankel & Elsenman TiriE To Put Your "Thinkine Cap" On Christmas is only a few weeks from now?and it's al? most time to think what you will give your busband? sweetheart, brother er father Come to see us?there are lots and lots of pretty things here that will fin tbe bill. Of course, a nice suit or Overcoat is one of the beat things you can give him? hut a alee pa?r Oloves, or Usabreila. beautiful Tie, or Passpeaders, goes very, very ?are. Cosa* here and we will help you THINK. Everything nicely hosed. I FRANKE L 8 EISEMUM H W QUEKW STREET Hampton. Va. prwTtieet esc r? to the erty.? MPT01 Oont delay your. Christmas Shopping. Hampton'* Beat St?r?. HEAVIER UNDERWEAR at iJJpHTER PRICES We cloied out several large lota of winter underwear from a wholesaler who wanted to "Clean up' stock before the season ended, and made some liberal price concessions?you csn benefit by the transaction if you take the opportunity off? ered here. Men's heavy fleeced 50c Under? wear .39c Ladies' heavy and medium weight, bleached and un? bleached SOc underwear 39c Misses 65c to 90c merino and wool vests and pants ... 50c Men's $1.C0 and $1.25 scarlet shirts and drawers ... 79c tee will be able to more Intelligently discuss the nistt.'i of appropriations for all causes. Mr. Hooker said he intended conducting the financial MM of the city in the same way he con? duct, d his private busiuess. As Mr Patrick'.- term will end on January first, when he will again be? come treasurer for four years more, the question of auditing his books was referred to the committee on finance. This auditing is a mere matter ot law and the treasurer hlmsei; ? -W. .1 that the books Im? carefully audited so that the new term may be com? menced with tfca book,* properlv au? dited. Several petitions accompanied a Jetttr gent to the council by Dr. Wal? ter A. Plecker covering the quest ion of bog-raising ^tlthiu the city limits. The longest petition favored raising bogs, while Dr. Plecker said ha ami no reronimeudatiou to make on the several petitions. The council referred Ifca letters to the committee on health. The ordi? nance against the iiog pens b c< rm s operative on the first day of the new i year. The matter of placing light* on the corner ot Young and tlailey streets; between Hampton bridge and th" N'onnal school an.I !? Poplar street, was referred to the commit? tee on lights for action. A resolution was passed requesting the Newport News ft Ofd Point Rail? way ft Electrie Company to discon? tinue the u,--e of the search lights <n the cars within the city limits City Sergeant Walter K Owee, City Clerk George W. Hope and City Treasurer Alonzo A. Patrick were submitted to the council and accept? ed. Coupons representing It 10 on the bonds of the city w<re destroyed by burning them in the presence of the council. Regular Meeting. Councilman Frank C Rees called the council to order in 'he absence of Mayer Thcrntrm F Jones, and the following membera answered the rou call; Messrs. Kdward R. hiaurit. Thomas .1. Hasklns, C T Holtsclaw. John Weymoutb. W H. Face, Irsnk W Moore. R. C. Lee and Hunter K. Hooker. J. S Wyatt and F W Har? ting While City Clerk Hope was read sag the ? tastes of the last sraaaoa. Vice pr- sident t" Y S-raiV-v i ntr- rt the council mom and avumed ttie chair TO ENTERTAIN CONGREGATION. Ladies' Aid Society of the Hampton] Bactist Church Hostesses. The congregation of the Hampton Baptist church will be the guests of the Ladles' A>d So. let j of that church at a reception la tb? lectures room wMlKag. The society has arranged a very entertaining program for the event, and the members of the church a* wei, as others who attend the va? rious services, sr* expected to be Auction Sale ef furniture. 1 will s<ll the firnttore J the rVUvla Howe?. 1? Kast teuren re?t tomorrow mom lag at 10 clock at public auction Flee ehaaee > buy good fumfare at a tarsslr FORGF. W PHILLIPS. an-Cmeer I USHERS FOR ELKS' MEMORIAL. Those Who Will Serve at Soldiers' Home Threaten Sunday. Mcsnix Howard llorsttnan, J. Steiner! J. S. Wyptt. Windy Wyatt, Syphc Davis, Chailes W. Cox. AugUt A. Krali. Marvin Ulux< m. 'Maure e rftlianne. Edward a. Harden and Dl\ii' Knih have been rhosen as tbe ushers lor the Elks' Memorial ser vlees |n the National Soldiers' Home | theati-i Sunday aft^rnoou. The members of the h dgc (bairthg IKhshl oi admission lor their nriMi?l ean k* t them from Mr. Iiuvid Frankel, , ?he chairman of the commit'ee on ar tuiiKements. The committee t? com p sad Df Keabf* DavM Krankel, H. | W. Saundern. II If, Christian and J. .1 Watson. MR. PATRICK*GIVES BOND. City Treasurer Will Begin New Term of Four Years on January First. City Treasurer Alon/.a A Patrick, ??vh<> wili enter u|>on a new term of FentT \curs on January tlrst. yester? day 11resenled his bond to the Clerk of the Courts Harry II licit and to da> will Idee mpleied the formal qual Iftttk n for his office. Mr Patrick gave a bond in the sum :>f $2<?,n?M<, with Messrs, J. F. Howe. L f Whiting. J, H. Brlnson and George K. Trice as his sureties. Going on Hunting Trip. Mcscis H H Holt K. W. Hudgin*. It 1 Ma-ol, K S. Jones, Edwin S. Curtis and J. \". llickford will leave Sunday afternoon for York River, where they will s|>end next week bunting At Mrs. bolster's. The Ladies Aid society or St. John's church, will give a Tea and sale of fancy articles on December it. from 1 lo g at Mr*. Sclater's Hank sireet, Hampton. Va. WANTED. IP YOU WANT A QUART. rlALF gailon or any auantlty of good oys? ters or clamsTcall 'Phone 136 or send to HUDGINS' DOCK, Hampton. I i ken, BUY YOlTt SHELLS AND SPORT Ing goods from i:s. We have tbe most up-to-date line in this section. LEE-PATTERSON HDW. CO.. J4 Queen St. FOR SALE. FOR SALE CHEAP?ONE SECOND bund lubber tire buggy. Apply 416 Chap-I street. H. P. ROUTTEN Ittf EXECUTOR'S NOTICE. Notice is hereby given that I have this day qualified upon the estate of the late Dr. N. Williams. All persons indebted to tbe said estate will please settle at once; and all persons having claims against said estate will please present the same for payment proper? ly proven. OSCAR WILLIAMS. W L. C. Taiiaferro, Executor. Attorney. i-eod-lt $50,000 We shall be glad to give this much credit to the Hampton and Phoebus people, and suburbs, in Furniture and etc. The most liberal Furniture Co. on the Peninsula. ton bnve specials on band now for Christmas. NEWELL 5 CO., Incorporated Richter Bldg. No. 21 W. Queen street. Pythian Castle. 25 W. Queen street. Phone 118, Hampton. Va. SAND Cement, Gravel. Crushed Stone and Budding Materijv J V.BICKFORD SAND & GRAVEL CO., Hampton and Newport New?. Hampton, 'Phone 3 DePver Sand, etc . Anywhere In Hamp ton or Newport Newa. Agent Alpha Portlaad Cera sad Northampton Portland Cement. Mr ? ?V ? Ml en ?n T fcrttele a^sd fcete* and W ?o ? s-e er we ??l let ysa kaew i.v n> ? i m tsiktac atarhtae wet>tw* I ' i - MtitaMl i'nnnti., Sn i. ? " K 1 Thre?-r*?ee? Hi l>?? etie I ? i .?h ,m naiton*. i ..a? * ? n?rt \Am*ff*. .'teMlf S !A-> Jen I .at ???? .tri?#? .?* *r I ^?>??t^es?s^jNUi Ckmrt ? - ifc-nt ? l<wea ?aelkadef* I - av-tafhaeisi.f-e iv? a ' a> 1 neat rwanier ? ?*M lost I ? > i-l -Hflhnt M^Mae I - ? 1 U-resr. <>??? tSiU I *L ??V-JWp i" *m^t HfBrSf ?hlP*a i ? ? K?r t^Sv^r, ?wfwnv-f , *? -* em Tare* far* .~i i mwttca < ?>? mt roar tea eaC wrae res? tdsum sa M -'d ?fsii^a?^ ? )EB?S im OL REDS TO BE GUESTS. Sunday School Membership Contest Closes in Memorial Church. As a result of the recent member .-hip tontest in the Sunday School of the Memorial Haptlst church a very Interesting entertainment a ill be giv? en In that edilleo tonight. The ion test was a battle between the Reds and nines and tonight the Redl are kg enjoy themselves at the expeMO Of the Hilles, who were defeated. The Reds brought in 79 new members against .">? by the Ulues. or a total in? crease in the membership of the Sun? day School by the contest b) i;H! members. Kvery member of the Sunday School and their parent - are invited to be present at the reception and entertainment. Mr. Collier a Notary. Mr. Kay S. Oilier, who has bei-u commissi'tied a notary public by (!ov erncr ? laude A Swatisou, yeseterday ? lualiflod us such before < Merk of the Courts Harri s. Holt LOST. i.osl BETWEEN LOCUST Si. and I'nion St school a gold wntch. Reward SHI b?' given If returned to :!t> Locust Street. .~> AUTOMOBILE FOR SALE. The undersigned will offer lor sale at public Ruction in front of the court house door In the city of lianrrton. Va . SATURDAY. DECEMBER 11. 19C9. AT 12 O'CLOCK. NOON. . 1909 m del. 3v-horeepower Potd Au? tomobile as good as new as it has been u.sed very little and cost origi? nally It.wM. Also one two seated sleigh. Terms, cash. For farther in fcrmstion apply tn Oscar Williams, executor of the will of Nathaniel Wil? liams, deceased. 3-ood-ft Oh, You New MILLINERY STYLES We ha\e just received more than 2?0 popular pattern hats in the latest showing of FELTS. FURS. BEAVERS. They are sample hat9 and you cannot afford to miss see? ing this clever display. SURGES' Millinery Store East Queen f.t.. Hampton, Va. W.N.Tignor "Hampton's Best T^otion Store" Toys! Toys! Toys! We are showing this season th? inggeet line of Toys and Faucy Goodi e\er displayed in Hampton. Special Values In the geuniue -?ANDWERCK'' DOutS, which we have exclasive aal? on?with natural flowing hair and sleeping t-yes. A cordial welcome to all. r. :: W.N.Tignor Santa Cl nus' iieudqunrters Auction Sale! OF HOUSEHOLD ND IITCKR FURIISRII8S AT 13! EAST Q?EEI STREET The Wistaria House Consisting of Bedsteads. Bureaus. Wash stands, Carpets, Mattings, Rugs, Bedding St ves and everything usual to a first class boarding ard lodging house. Sale to begin gt le o'clock A M., Saturday, De? cember 4. l!>i?te- ? Geo. We Phillips Auc ioneer _? ? i - To Build Monuments Having add-d this important work to our large contracting busi? ness, we Invite thr*e ?*?tr?a? monuments and other tombstone work to give us a cbaace to supp'y estimates We caa save you money on stone* of all kinds. R. H. Richardson & Son. Props. GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND BUILDERS. A/a fwmleh tumeer from the Chesaoeake M'Ue. FOR SAU? I-at on Academy ?treeL Hi 'actum ihre? street\ S-rooes ?9 75* ???-acre tract cleaned, near roe on ear Mae; low price. 11 acre tract Ea-t Maaaptoa car bae. Call and g '? FOR RENT Store room Barn? corner. 7 room ho.se County St. Phoebus, $10 00 RANS0NC BROTHERS, Lj. 22 N erth King SU Hampton, Va D POINT. Arnum* Eitra??, u North Klag Straat: Mala Entrance. ILM Waat Qaesa Str.at Rowe'aS "Nature Shape" Shoes Those Shoes are without doubt the very best shoe values to be had in children's Schoci Shoes wo have established a wonderful trade on them and the demand is continually increasing. Try* them ne\t time. j $1.50, ?1.75 and $2.00 ROWE'S DEPARTMENT STORE ? RANSONE BROS. FURS FOR LADIES MISSES AND CHILDREN Now is the time to pies out your Christmas presents and there Is nothing better than a SET OF FURS. Mttff from $i.00 to.$18.00 Neck Pieces from $8.00 to.$*0.00 Misses* Muffs and Furs. $3.00 to.$10.00 Children's Muffs and Furs from$l.u0 to.$5.00 E 8 and 10 W. Queen Street, Hampton, Va. RiverFrontFarm For quick sale I am offering a fine farm on Back River of SO acres at a low figure on the easy terms of (ft,500 cash and balance in 4 years. See me about it. FOR RENT. .In acres of fine trucking land on the electric car ? e between Hampton and Newport News, also on the new Boulevard. FOR RENT. Nice farm Wat] located. $2<>0 per year. FOR SALE. t> 1-2 acres well 'ocated on LaSalle Avenue. M. O. LACKEY, Manager. THE PHILLIPS-LACKEY COMPANY, INC. REAL ESTATE. RENTS. LOANS. INSURANCE, BONDS. NOTARY PUBLIC, AUCTIONEER. 8 East Queen St., Hampton, Va. HENRY L. SCHMELZ, President. FRANK W. DARLING. Vice-Preaiden.. The Bank of Hairpton Hampton, Va. ITS THE OLDEST AND LARGEST IN EITHER HAMPTON OR NEWPORT NEWS. CAPiT^U $100, 00.00 fsURPL U $l40,r00.00 Deposits Over One Million lollars! The only designated depositary in tbe State of Virginia to Eastern Virginia. We make loans on Real Estate?NOT PRO? HIBITED?aa are the National Rapku. 4 Per Cant. Interest Paid or Savings iccoutifs NELSON S. GROOME, Cashier. HOUSES FOR RENT. H, M. MORGAN & COMPANY 133 N. Klag St., ? rooms, hath .$85 90 Victoria Ava., I rooms, bath .$35.00 48 8. King St. 5 rooms, hath .$15 00 240 Lee 8t.. 5 rooms, hath .$14 00 40? Chappei St . 7 rooms. $12.00 333 Elm St. 7 rooans ..$11.?? 34 S. Klag St.. ? rooms. $10.00 East Hampton, 10 rooms. hath .] .$2?.t>0 (18 Armistead Are, 7 rooms.$1*.!10 317 Fulton St. 7 rooms,-$18 >?? ?52 Lee St, 7 rooms ..$14*8 22.* I^ee St., 7 rooms , 12$ Wine St., 8 rooms. 123 KHxsbetb St. $$W. ..$11 00 .$1050 rtnoms. And Others In All Sections. * "* J* FOR SALE PINE FARM of one hurdr-d seres, beautifully stfiated oa the riTer a itn nice err en room frame dwelling, fruit tree* fifteen acres well timbered eight acre* oyster ground well seeded, half mile of water front- We are offering this destrah.e farm at a retry reaaonable price aad on easy payment*, and situated as it is within four mil"* of Hampton -la a bargain. Pour room cottage on tot fronting; 50 feet oa Carry St.. phoebu*. for only ?850, one half cash, balance aa your own term* MONEY TO LEND ON IMPROVED PROPERTY INSURANCE. BONDS Mo. ? ao#j n ajartn King bt, Mamcton. Me. ? N. Mellen St.