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PENINSULA LEAGUE 1EGIHMED Preliminary Work Reorganiz? ing for Baseball Season Under Way. MAY TAKE IN PHOEBUS AND FOX HILL NINES C. A, Junken for Old Point, Capt. Darling for Hampton and Emmett Milstead for Newport News Are Se? lected to Manage the Twlrltra for the Coming Summer. The preliminary work of reorgan? izing the Peninsula Baseball League, lnr the coming season was accom? plished last night when representa? tives from Hampton, Newport News and Port Monroe met In the Young Men's Christian Association and el? ected ihe three directors for the com-j ing season. Mr. Charles A. Junken was chosen to represent Old Point as director, Mr. Emmett Milste-id for Newport New* and Capt. Prank W. Darling for Hampton. These directors will con? trol the league and will settle all the | t'i*putes. The directors will also ar lange a schedule for the season, which | will begin about. May 1. May Make It Six Team?. It wa~. announced last night that | the directors will meet in the Y. M (' A. on Thursday night of next week,] when the question of enlarging the league to a six circuit by taking in Phoebus and Pox Hill will be taken j up. It Is expected that representa? tives l'rcm Phoebus and Pox Hill will rttend the meeting and present the claims of their towns. If the schedule <an be arranged and Pox Hill and Phoebus come into ttwt league Uu taming season will prove one of con? siderable sport to the fans. Capt. Abernatby. who has been the| Euccesslul director of athletics Fort Monroe for several years, will! manage the artillerymen's team, and will have as his assistant. Sergeant | Gray. Tbe manager for the Hamp? ton nine has not been named, while j so far as Is known here no selec? tion of a manager has been made by either of the Newport News teams. It i* expected that the names of] the manager for each nine will be pre? sented to the meeting of the league di? rectors next week. Tort Monroe Company League. Capt. Abernatby, in conversation with the Daily Pres? representative last evening, said that tbe fort will have a "company league" again th. season, when the various companies will present a nine to compete for the championship ball honors of the reservation. It is likely that the league will have eleven teams, as at present there are elevn companies quartred at Port Monroe. Tbe game will probably be played on a new diamond at Buckroe Beach. The parade grounds at tbe fort have Just been filled in and will be unavailable for ball purposes during tbe coming summer. It is said that the street railway company will build a parK at Uackroe. provided the fort will make tbat park the Held for all tbe Iiost games. ( apt. Abernatby also said that be OLD BRANDS are to be found in abundance in oar Itaea of liquors, wines, etc Our bot? tled goods are a pleasure la anticipa? tion and a Jov la realisation. They are tbe best that is bottled. Rieb in flavor, delicate to the fastidious palate and refreshing at all times. Duff Gordon Imported faerry, par gat .?-N California Pon.?fl Clare* .Ifl Sweat Caiawba .1.00 Miackbarry .UN Kaiae Wlae. per bottle .Mc Whiskies, fall quarts bottled In bend Mt Voraoa .UUS Gream Hirer .1-3* Meiwood.IN overan*.IN Old Oscar Pepper . l.M GiEgeTBetsoer.UN OH Taylor.Ifl P ? CnXM.1.0* Ooldea Hon tage .l ag H aster.UN Duffy's Malt .?*? Paul Jomb. We mrslgbt Whiskies fa balk, per gal: M r.' ire ">.RN Harper . .?N Paol Joaea. ?.7* Old Ckarter .UN Parkwnog . ..... IN Doable Stamp Straight Ota .... UN Bottled Baa*. Am aad Porter per ?aa .N? N. LEONARD St, HmilaaU Va, MPTO fr 1 ^ Call Up 458. You Get SERVED PROMPTLY Hampton's Beit ators. One Day Sale of High Grade Rubbers AT SPECIAL. PRICES. Ladies' high or medium weight and roller edge 75c Storm Slippers.59c Boy's heavy roller edge 7&c Rubber?.63c Children's and Misses' 60c Rub? ber Storm Slippers .44c Little Boys' $1.25 and $1.50 Rubber Boots .89c Men's $3.00 and $3.50 Rubber Boots (some sizes miss? ing .$2.25 Ladies' Rubber Storm Slip? pers?absolutely the best for the price.50c has arranged a game for April 1 wit*! I the Pennsylvania State College ami now at work securing other good [MM to play his league aggregation | before the season opens here on May L SOCIAL-PERSONAL. Mr. and Mrs. Marshall, of Haiti - more, reached the city yesterday and will spend a month with Mr. and Mts. I M Seymour, In East Queen street. Mr. and Mrs. L M. St-ymour, wha have been in Baltimore attending the| funeral of their nf^hew. Mr. Robert McCoy, are expected to return to their | home in Ea??t Queen street this morn? ing. GAGGED HIMSELF., Telegraph Operator Admits He Did the Trick and Took Money. WINCHESTER. VA.. Feb. 1?H. F. Coleraan, night operator of the Nor? folk and Western Railway at Elkton. who was supposed to have been gag red and tied to a post by robbers. | who then stole about $44, on the night j of January 19, has confessed to Bald? win Detective Funk, of Roanoke, that he alone is responsible for the rob? bery, and that he tied and gagged fat Rocky Mount. Va., where he be was found by a freight conductor. Ocleman is said to have committed the act while under Influence of a narcotic. He has made good thej shortage, and has gone to his home at Rocky Mount, Va., where he be? longs to a prominent family. C. & O. HAS WRECK. Snow Causes Accident Near Staunton and Passengers Have Narrow Escape. STAl/NTON. VA.. Fe*. 1.?Chesa? peake and Ohio train No. 14 was wrecked late last night fcy snow ana londsllde near Mlllboro and flfty pas? sengers had providential escapes. Several of them w?re Sraunton peo? ple. The front engine jumped the track and the cars sldewiped against immense boulders, tearing off all steps on one car. The train was stopped by the emergency brokes at the crest of a 100-foot embankment. At the American Tonight. Tonight will be amateur night at the American theater in Phoebus and Manager Johnson Is offering the best Mil his playhouse ha* put forth in several months. Beside* the six ama? teurs, there will be three reels of good motion pictures. Davis ana Merrill will be seen in a unique en? tertainment, while Grace Bragg* will ?ntertain the audience with her novel? ty singing. There will be only two snow,? this evening each lasting on? and one-half hours. The first starts at < and 'he last at 8:30. Phoebus Council Meets Tonight The Phoebus town council will ni>"t in regular monthly session this even? ing, when the usual routine business will be taken op. The Hampton Cornell win meet ta the regular February meeting tomor? row evening. n?n*n-eo an Electoral Boards. In the Clrcoit Court yesterday Judge Clarence W Rob'aaon re-ap polated Mr. Kenneth W. Hunxins as a men*her of the Hampton cHj elec? toral hoard and Mr. Frank A. Rtar a?y. of Phoebus, ss a menaber of the Elisabeth City comity elect oral board Mr Kearney\ term > for three years aod Mr Hudgti?? for two years. Leonard Sheeti An?tag. t^onard Sheets. Jr. was arrested hast evening by OBI re r Henry Curtis upon a warrant sworn oat by the nephew of the prisoner, who accuse* fbeets with sssalaay a pair of boot*. Tbe man win be glees a beartac be fore Mayor Tfcnmtoa T. Jones Oils ??Ml Young Princess Anne Farmer Arrested in Hampton. MAKES FULL CONFESSION Well Dressed Stranger Wanted in Norfolk Picked up by Officer Hope as He is Entering Saloon in West Queen Street. M .-v \'? wmati. a young white man, claiming to ue a farmer of Princess Anne county, was arrested here yes? terday afternoon by Officer R. I) Hope for the Norfolk authorities. Newman is charged with having pass? ed a worthless check for ?15 upon a Norfolk merchant yesterday morning. As soon as he got the check cashed Newman came to Hampton and it is said, was spending the remainder or his money around saloons. A mes? sage from Norfolk asked that the young man be arrested and Officer Hope found him as be. was entering Uszle's saloon In West Queen street. At first Newman protested that a serious mistake had been made, but when Detective Spratl, of the Nor? folk force, came here for him las night, the young man broke down and confessed his guilt. He ?aid he would make the check good. Detective Spratt took ihe prisoner back to Norfolk On the 8:20 Ocean View steamer and Newman will be Hlven a hearing in the Norfolk police court this morning. Mr. Spratt was erpecially well pleased with the prompt work of the) Hampton depart? ment in locating Newman. The tele? gram asking for his arrest was re? ceived here at i o'clock and before :i o'clock Officer Hope had his man be? hind tbe bars. Newman was a well dressed young n.an and it was said that he is a member of a well to do family in Princess Anne county. TIRES oTSlfllLIFE; ADMITS HE'S A ROBBER Washington Man Surrenders Himself to Deputy Sheriff Curtis. B. P. Keenan, giving his age as 59 years, and claiming Washington as ,his home, walked up to Deputy Sheriff Thomas S. Curtis Monday night and informed the deputy that be was a fugitive from Justice. Keenan told Officer Curtis that he was wanted in Washington for robbing a man and also said that he had served a term in the penitentiary. He asked to be lacked up, as he said he was tried of being a fugitive from Justice. Mr. Curtis took the stranger to Jail and yesterday communicated with the Washington authortes. A telegram from Major Sylvester, chief of the Washington force, was to the effect | that Keenan is wanted there and that i.n officer would reach Hampton to? day to take the man back to the national capital. Upon investigation Officer Curtis iound that Keenan bad pawned a diamond ring, gold watch and kit of oraftman's tools with a Mr. Hawkins, in Phoebus. The man also told Mr. Curtis that he had S60C when he came here, but all the money is gone. He was suffering from excessive drink fcnd seem to be laboring under some hallucination. Keenan is a man oi more than ordinary education and has tbe appearance of having seen bet? ter day*.-' JANUARY HONOR ROLL SYMS-EATON ACAOEMY Names of the Successful Pupils Are Announced by Miss von Schilling, the Principal. Mis* lima von Schilling, tbe prin? cipal of the Syms.Eaten Academy, yesterday announced tbe names of tbe honor pupils for the month, which ended January 31. The saocensfu! pupils are i.% follows: Primary deportment?Phi I hp Allen. Percy Ayres. Algte CabeM. Ctjariie Chandler. Evangline Council. Waver I)' Dings. George BHsson, Eltsabeta Hope. 8ady K hinter. Mildred Lank ford. Clara Mohsberg. Anne Murry. Cnlee Moore. Wikw McFall. Frances Poglae?. Nelson Pulley Carl oberta. Aren Rooeastein Ma Roche. Pauline Richardson, Hollyd-ty Sacnd.-r, Earl Trice. John Wllley. ?ecood grade? Piidena Hill. Lyis Howe. EM red loaves, Lovrr Jone?. Charlotte Merrill. Howard So waders. Thelma 8-iTage. Rsillr Seoiple. Met via May. Alberta MrPalV Third grade tee. A ?Rrfwla Praachtl. Hasel RalKaa?. Alice * sin Wright. Third grade. 8-r. B ?Oertroo Kradley. l?ioise Oibboe?y. Henry Hannond. Grace Lnrdley, Ethel ToeVt RtbeJ Wood. Pnarth grade, flee. A?Atheey An? drew?. Beatrice Barker, Oorge Beard. R?oohe Jon?, Joseph Kelly. Vi.-aanu Ran son*. Georg? Shield. An gnata* Reel. Kwll? T<-??a*aa. Fourth grade. 8e- R ?P9ea Berts. Whltlej. Dinar? Haiti? tC.nmr* PWth tiadJa Ruby Dtgga. Ada P** )EBUS l?se, Evelyn Scot Kuby Walker. Six ?rade, s?v V lo'vphliw Hull ?Wut. Esther I iummoad, Molhe Kp ?teln, William Hu*] [Ina, Paca Spalter. Scvtwlli fpau>?-- Robert Arumti-ad. Susie Cronv. Margaret Howard, Knill Howard, RelH'cca tloldman. Margaret Sims Marjorle I'ullv. JttUa Turnbuii LITTLE GIRL ILL. Daughter of Mr .and Mrt. M. C. Arm strong Suffering with Pneumonia. I.lttle Mlsa Frances Ariiwirotig, the fourteeu-monthsnlj daughter of Mr. iaud Mr?t. Matht-w C Armstrong, a] quite sick with a complication uf die mute? in the home of her parent* on Armstrong's point. The little girl U suff< ring with |M>ittimonia, which followed an attack Of whooping cough. Prof. Perquet, of John Hopkins Ciilverslty, Haiti more, came to HaaptOB >estarday M consult with Dr HtlTy I). Howe." the tamlly phyaiclati. It was said last night that she ?ran testing as wHl at could be expected. Quits Baking Business. Mr. Henry H Freeman, who has been the assistant baker at the Na? tional Soldlena' Home for several months, has resigned and will en? gage, in business here. He was on yesterday granted permission by th?> Circuit Court to take over the liquor license^ of W. T. Patrick and Com? pany, In West Queen, street. To Organize Friday Night. The committee on by-law? and con? stitution of the Associated Charities has about complete.) it* work and It 's n?w expected that a general meeting will be herd in the y. M. C. A. Fri? day night, when the permanent or ganzlstion will be perfected. CARD OF THANKS. I wish to sincerely thank the many friends in Hampton. Newport News and Merrlinac, who were so kind and svmi?athertic to me during the recent ?lnetts and death of my wife. I as? sure all that tack expressions of iriendsbip will ever remain with me and cause me to always he under tho deepest appreciation to those who comforted me J. HARRY BIJL.LY. Hampton. Va.. Feb. I, 1910. Y. M. C. A. HALL Thursday Night FEBRUARY 3rd THE OLD EX-SOLDIER FIDDLERS, Aaaisted By MRS. MARY WILLIS PATTEE ?CONCERT? Admiasion, 25c and 35c. W. N. Tipor Hampton's Best Notion Store. SPECIAL WHILE THEY LAST Men's Tic Blue Overalls, with double fronts down to the bouse and large bib, cut full and larg". Good quality blue denim, while they last 59c W. N. Tigtior .:. The Bij Store.:. LOST. LOST?BLACK SILK HAT ON Bock Baser Road Monday. Jan. .11, lBlw. Re?im to owner and a re? ward w'll be given, "af. V. W,' Shell Bank Farm. 2 $10,000.00 Reesnrai Sate going on at Newell & Co., Inc 75 cest? hoy? one dollar's worth Others are saving monrv. why not yon. Cask is Newell & Co. Me. 21 25 W. Owes* Street. 'Pwaos lit. Hssssjsen. Va. 5? OL Or. Collier Gott to Norfolk. Dr. MojBT] ("oilier, who graduated last May from the University College ?I M.iliclne, hux decided to ojen ail Office |ti Client, Norfolk, where he will tuke up the pnerire of hin pro Gr*aloo. l>r Collier i-i tho nun of Mr. an.I Mrs II K Colli.who reside on Hack river. FOR SALE. roa sAi>:- a kink DRwnra mure Too quick unit splr.o?d for the plow. MH.H. i: O. It M )K K. Hay Hunk, Boulevard, Hutnptou por MklM VAUtTAIWJI I'M i n i s Sell ut sight. Address. "patknts" Dally Pres* ufflce, Hampton, Vn 1 11 tf. We will sell at public auction HATCH DAT, JANUARY MV Ifflt, It'll ix tu ! large bureaus, :: large center tallies, I kitchen table, 1 trunk, (i new wool double blanaetn, y comforts, 1 cook stove, t large franklin stove, I large enamel iron bed. I KUi?ou homo talk? ing machine and 25 records. 12 pair lace ( ui tains yards long, loo yards of new Japanese niuttiug, l gas range, 60? new standing and turn down col lars, at 115 W Queen street, Hamp? ton. Vu., Cha*. H. White. Auctioneer SAND Cement, Gravel, Crushed Stone and Building Material. J. V. BICKFORD SAND AND GRAVEL CO. Hampton and Newport News. Hampton, 'Phone 3. Deliver Sand, etc.. Anywhere in Hamp? ton or Neyport News. Agent Alpha Portland Cement. Northampton Portland Cement. NOTICE To the People of Hampton l take this opportunity to notify you that I have severed my b)qbhm0> lion with the firm of Richardson Bush Co.. Inc., and in doing so I de? sire to express my sincere thanks and appreciation for your liberal Bupport and pleasant association cf the past. I am not in a position at this time to state what my future plans will be, but one thing is certain, I wish and hope to keep myself Identified with the trade and it is my purpose at the proper time to make known to my friends and patrons what my future plans will be. With best wishes for all, I am, Very respectfully, yours, EDDIE s. bush. My address for the present. No. 8 N. .10th. St.. Richmond, Va. THE COMET YOU SAW, BI T DID YOU SEE OUR DISPLAY OF VIRGINIA DARE AMD SOUPPERNONO WINE. A choice Wine for Ladies and Gentle? men. SOMETHING RICH. It Always Pays to Look Us Over. Virginia Dare, tj Pints.25c Virginia Dare, Pints .50c Virginia liare. Short Quarts .... 75c Virginia Dare. Full Quarts .fl.vo Sctippernong Short, Quart.60? Garrett a Co. prohibits this ?ine from selling at a lower price. We re? present Garrett a Oo. Jamaica Rum. ga:.$2.60 New England Rum, gal.$2.00 Peach and Honey, gal.$1.00 California Port Wine, gal .$1 00 California Sherry Wine, gal.Ji oo Blackberry Wine, gal.$1.00 Imported Sherry and Port, gal ..$3 00 RYB WHISKIES, per gal ..$1.60. $6 00 OINS. per gal .$1.60. $?.00 BRANDIES, per gal.$2 00, $4.00 Dom. Rhine Wine, quart .60c Virginia Dare, quart .75c Domestic Champagne, qt..$1.60 Imported Champagne, qi..$3.00 Overholt, straight, quart.$1 00 Sherwood, straight, quart.$ 1 00 McOtnnt*. straight, quart .$1 00 Aaeade. straight, quart .$i 25 Canadian Club, straight, quart ..$1.25 5 Feathers, straight, quart .$1.76 Hunter. Mead, quart .fl.dd Wilson, blend, quart ..K.96a Alk on, blend, quart .$1 ?? Coast Une ?6. blend, quart-$100 Spriagvale. blend, quart .7$e Black and White Scotch, quart ..$1.36 Ushers Scotch, qaart.$1 36 5 Star Hennesey, Brand?, quart. $1 75 Barken Irish, qaart.$1 50 Daffy's Malt, quart .Ma Imported Cordials. 75c to .$3 00 Space Prohtbrts Our Many Offers. OLD RELIABLE*. P. A. FULLER a BON. Cut Rate Fareily Store, Noa. t and 4 Mai lory street, Phoebus. Va. THE BEST TAILORED SUITS Others ask $76 for making we offer yon bow s: . All material to select frota aad workmanship guaranteed. roe no w $ 1 8 ertal to as sagt I ssaaahtp gaaraate* F. Ossry Hl Ell' ^wt- frrf! HJ"-p D POINT. Aimi tjatraaea. IJ North klag BtfMl: M*h> Bntraac?, 12-14 Waal Qu?m Utft DRC8S GOODS "Just arrived' MM yard* of Home Spun Dress Goods In the. t:i-ii ( mingled ki'mvn. gray checks, and dark ducks, this material K ::m In wide, all wool u H:>c value. |tut we will offer Ibexe good* to Hie purchasing public fur the next few days or the low price uf :::tc the yard l.tw>k tor them in uur cast window. SHOES Dr. A Reed'a Improves] CossJoa Sole Shoes made of One French kid. regular pi$.Y?o. ?nr price this week .94.00 LADIES' SUEDE BOOTS In all sires and widths, regular price IS.0S, our pi !< ?? '.ins week .B4.00 ROWE'S Department Store. Hampton, Va. RANSONC BROS. New Goods Every Day! SPRING SUITS.?10.00 to S25.G0 HA JAM SILKS . 50c to $1.00 HIMALAYA CLOTH .2?C LINEN CRA8H .35c CRASH SUITING .1*? Ransone Bros. U^tl*' HENRY L. SCHMELZ, President. FRANK W. DARLING, VIce-PresidenL The Bank of Hampton Hampton, Va. ITS THE OLDEST AND LARGEST IN EITHER HAMPTON OR NEWPORT NEWS. CAPITAL.. ?100,000.00 SURPLUS. $140,000.00 Deposits Over One Million Dollars The only designated depositary in the State of Virginia to Eastern Virginia. We make loans on Real Estate?NOT PROHIBITED?as are the National Banks. 4 Per Cent Interest Paid on Savings Accounts. NELSON S. GROOME, Cashier x._~37 z r-r.r-.nrr - j ::zz: ij sr. _ " i' See flfl. 9. LACKEY. Manager The PHILLIPS-LACKEY CO., Inc. REAL ESTATE, RENTS, LOANS, INSURANCE Bonds, Auctioneer and Notary Public PHONE 32. HAMPTON, VA, FOR RENT. Newport News Ave ....$17.50 North King St. ?.00 North King; St.. ?.?0 Kim St. . B.SR Kim St. .11.00 Washington St. f.VO ljoctisf St.1SJJ0 Locust St.Ifjl Wine St .10.00 Wine St. ?.00 Queen St. 7.00 East Hampton .1000 North King St.35.00 West Queen _ . 9.56 Armi9tead Ave.90.00 Lee St.11.00 Ivy St. . COO FOR RENT Hampton Roads .$10.09 River view. 7.0? Hizabeth St.15.00 niixabeth St.io.no Back Mclraae Ave . ?.00 Hampton River .20.00 SOHicre FARM, well on Back River. FOR RENT 26-acres TRUCK car line. LAND OB I We sell FIRK INSURANCE. For Rent Modern 12 room dwelling water front (centrally located .. Modern 12 room dwelling Victoria Ave. 7 room dwelling landen Ave, bath, electric light aosl gas .... 9 room dwelling. Handeloh St. bats, electric light* and gas ... 7 room dwelling Academy St.. bath, electric lights and gas. 7 room dwelling water front, cut rate . S'nm rrv.m. No sr. W. Queen gl, cut rate . FOR SALE?12 room modern bom* with 4 lots, win * es?y ?erm* See ns admit ft Two room dwllissjs, oar price $l.?o. $400 acsh.t.maea payments. 1MB IS M Geo.W. Phillips &C REAL ESTATE. INSURANCE ANO BONOB t South King street. 'Phone SO. l*A?a?TOs*, VleVOtWIA.