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rectors and Managers Meet. HOLMES MADE SECRETARY Heads of Sport Transact Many Mat? ters of Interest?Twenty-four Games to be Played During Season ? Remains Four-team Body, At a iii.-<-ting of the directors and i:>anugers of the Peninsula Haseball league last night Capt. Krank \V. I\irling was elected president and Sergeant Holmes, of For'. .Monroe, secretary for the coming season. The directors considered a number of matters of interest to the teams, 1 hut deferred action on the election of the utnpirers and the adoption of the j schedule until a later session. It is pio|k>sed to play tewnty four games during the s.-ason and each contest will be pulled off on Saturday after neon. The directors and managers prue ent were t'apt. "Junkers, and C. A. .iunke.i, u l-ort Monroe, Capt. F. M. IMriiiig, ^.at>t. C. H. Hewiiu?. Dr. J. Wilton Ho]ie, Dr. H. 1). Howe, Mr. J. Noath Hi yon, Mr. J. it. l.iestil, of Pumpten; Mr. lt. C. ltland, of the Newport News Athletics and Mr. Wil- j Ha.ui Nexsen, of the Newport News North Kuders. ? The decision waa reached to pay the umpirers a sal.try for ea<"h game and if possible to have two umpirers otticiate at each contest. A list of ?.im. Im from which the umpirers will be seiet ted, was presented to the' Meeting by each manager. The question of the diamond for; Fort Monroe having been unsettled the final schedule will have to be' taken up and i>assed u(k)u when the artillerymen succeed in securing the diamnd for the season. As no representatives from either i Phoebus or Fox Hill appeared the' managers decided to let the league tetnains as last season?a four team I-ague. ) STEAMERS AGOUND. Three Big Passenger Ships Suffer as Result of Dense Fog. Passer.gens on the Old Dominion stejmer, Hamplqji, plying from Old point up the M-"bjack bay, had an un? pleasant experience Wednesday by having to remain on the steamer. J v bich went aground off the Severn river in the dense fog. As the Hampton is not provided ( with l>erths the passengers hsd to rleep cn chairs and benches, but' i hose who bad to undergo Che disemn fetta seemed to be satisfied when the teamer came i.ito Old Point at II ? clock ysterday morning. The Hamilton was due at Old Point at ? 0 clock Wednesday afternoon, but ?vent aground shortly after starting < n the return trip here* Th - Washington steamer Norfolk was aground for three hours Wed -1 1 esday night, just after leaving' Norfolk, but succeeded in getting off end made her usual trip to the na? tional capital The Steamer Maryland, of the N Y. P. was aground off Range Light also on Wednesday night and reports last night were to the effect that the vessel was still stuck fant in the mud FORMER SOU>lER IN TROUBLE. Thomas P. Ferrton Accused of Rob? bing and Assaulting J. W McCabe. Thomas P Fww*cn. who is said to hare been dishonorably discharged a? s soldi, r in the t'nlted States army .vt Fort Mnnnoe Monde y. was arrest ?Hi yesterday at noon by Deputy Sheriff Theener* S. CMrtls for the an tbotitb-s In Phoebun. Fenton Is sand to have sold an over? coat to j. W McCabe. a veteran of the Nn**jani Soldier* Home, and a.' ter receiving the cash he is savd to have beaten Mr McOsbe and then Fenton ail] fare Mayor I. P Fur l ers UUa lasJIBOng ?m Ohe dt-uble ?karge of aswanP and petty larceny After being alerovcred in a saloon try Deputy Sheriff Curtis. r>aton was I *sw"*t* to PWflBBB BP O?< M LaVH^ K?t?ao*4 \<prK\*~4 up tu th* RMMsl Ja* _ Two Cents far a Bat* TwtSt ? the erns^^f vnn attach twe naSsTT as'i"a! " Ask mTpT m\k s-haix la eaaalaaa It la yon. la. MPTOI Hampton'* Bait store. I THE DIFFFRENCE In skint is a great factor IN GLOVES We sell only the best and guarantee satisfaction in fit and wear. Our $1.00 Kid Glove Is absolutely the best ever sold for this price. You will find here every size and full range of colors, including black and white. SOCIAL-PERSONAL. Mr. George Wilbnin Shettz left last evening for a stay of several days in Baltimore. FORMER BASEBALL STAR ACCUSED OF LARCENY! Joseph McCann Arrested on Charge | of Stealing Purse Belonging to Colonel G. W. Kepheart. Joseph MeCaini. a former baseball star, wa$ arrested yesterday morn? ing by Officer Henry Curtis irpon a warrant charging him with i>etty lar osncy. 'McCann is accused of having stolen a i>o.~-ketbook, containing $11 from the Hub restaurant bckinginjr to Colonel Ok W. Kepheart. a former in? mate of the National Soldiers' Home. Mr. Kejiehart had |>aid the proprie? tor of the restaurant for a room and I ;-ft the purse on the counter. and| later discovered that the purse was missing. McCann is said to have been in the I re.qtaurant and was later discovered | jpaaaaasa1 money. He was recently released from a jail sentence by Judge C. W. Robinson. McCann will face Mayor Thornton | F. Jones in the i>o!;ce court today. SENT UP FROM PHOEBUS. Mayor Furness Determined to Break up Vagrancy in Town. John Sullivan and Joseph Davis, two white men. were before Mayor L, P. Fumes?, in the Phoebus police court yesterday morning to answer the charge of being common drunk? ards and vagrants. Sullivan wa?> given GO days in jail and Davis dre-v thlrty days. Lenten Services. Services will be held in Emmanuel church. Phoebus, every Friday night, ?t eight o'clock, dnring Lent. Che' Sprains Ankle. P. H. Burk-. chef st the Chamber - lin hotel js confined to his room with a sp-ained ank'e. \\c probaMy will be laid up tor several days. DEATH OF CAPT. SECCOMBE. O^d Serv.ee a? Commander in Span iah-American War. <Ky Aawpcteted Prvaa.) PKTKRSBORO. N H . Feb In Captain William C. fierrombe. widely known as a command* r of Cunard liners, died here at bis country rent dames hue today. aged Cl years. During the Spantsh-Amenean war he commanded at different time*, the auxiliary <rhtpa Olacier and) Cetth? His ;a?t c mmand before his retirement tk-ore ream aa". was the c inard? r Q nhakmia Cake and Candy. The vrmnsr ladies of Mrs Whit int ? elaaw of t?e Prewbyterlan Sab hath nessnrtl will hobt a Cake and Candy Sale on Friday afternoon, Feb 11th from S to ? n'clnek. at the afore ?.f Mr Sesmr Whiting, on King nf reef table and enjoy the randy while act I 'tux annind the evening haasp. Prn eerhi benefit of the thurrh, 1L PRIZE WINNERS IN FARMERS' CONFERENCE Addresses Delivered by Prominent Members of the United States Agricultural Department. The Hampton negro farmers' con lerence opened yeeterdny in ibe liar mol -ift.i with <t plowing mutch in which sixteen representative colored j men of the State took part, first prise was won by p. J. Kaller. .1 Hampton tttudent. but the award was given to William Harris, of I tack River, the second prize was given io J. W. Rlxo. Ooutrhsnd. Va. The Htralghtuess of furrows and the completeness with which the land wat broken, were Important con sIdenticns in 'making the awards. Dr. R. R. Clarke talked of the im :>?rtant points to be considered in the purchase of horses and mules. He held an outdior demonstration in ftotrt of the school gymnasium. Mr. 1). A. Hnidil. 1'nited State* De l.artment of Agriculture, spoke for one and a half hours on the cult I vntion of corn. In his practical talk be gave illustrathuis from the numer? ous specimens of corn which had been entered in the prize contests. I Dr. Frissel, in bis brief address, llxiinted out that the aim of Hampton has been to teach men to use their bends and hand.i In the working out of their problems. He urged the negro farmers to co-operate for the securing of better homes and better cultivation of the land. He urged the parents to send the best young |>e<i ple into farming and to keep them irom throwing themselves away in the North. In the afternoon a corn judging contest was held for the Normal school students. J. H. I'ierce, a Hampton graduate, who has been at work in several counties of Virginia, especially Notto way, teaching the farmers how to do their work na accordance with th* modem methods of farming, sjioke at ongth of crop rotation. Nearly six hundred entries were registered. Corn constituted the larg? est department. Two men spent six hours in judging the oorn. more than xghty per cent of which came from Nottoway county. Byron Hunter, assistant agricultur? ist in charge of Pacific coast farm management investigations, and J. A. Brodie rendered their services as corn judges. The first prize in the corn exhibition was won by D. W Tucker, Wellville, Va., who won the first prize at the IQiHl farmers' con ferenee. The second prize was won bf J. EL Pierce, of Wellville, Va. A. r. Smith, of Wellville. came within rne-finirth of a point of winning the f-eeond prize. The first prize for yellow dent corn was wen by Samuel Fitzgerald, iliackstcme. Va.; the second prize by Charles Smith. Hampton. Three hundred and twenty regis? tered at the Hampton negro farmers conference. Some five hundred, how? ever, were present at each of the principal sessions. RAN iNTO BOY. Isaac Pear Slightly Injured in Wheels of Dr. Massey's Buggy. Isaac Pear, the six-year old son of Mr. D. Pear, who resides) at the corner of Court and Queen streets, vat run over and slightly injured by Dr. T. H. Maaney, of Phoebus, yes? terday afternoon. The little fellow had been across the street from his home to a bak? ery and was returning, when he ran into the wheels of the buggy. He was thrown to the brick pavement and received an ugly cut on the face, but his injuries are not thought to be serious Dr. Maasey hurriedly jumped from Ms buggy, picked up the boy and ear ri?-d him into Young's drug store. Af? ter rendering medical ettteudon. Dr Massey carried the boy across the street to his home and did everything ponsiblr Tor his comfort. To Divide Whiting Eetete. ! In the circuit court yesterday suit ?ras brmight In order to hare a friendly division of the estate of the late K. a Whiting by I* F Whiting r>nd Mrs Ksre C Young, against Segar Whiting. Is hts own right. Mrs Virginia F Falkner. In her own right and S F Whtting and Former Sena tort' 1 Fsulkner. as ejecntors of the Whhlng estate, the Hank of ?lamrrfovi and J B Rrttttoghaav It A Lewis renrresents the plaintiffs, aa we?l as most of the other rmrtte* to the sction. which m In every way a friendty court istme. t ? % I *" s*a> Uaa4a *?m ?JeSnjspaB' I \Jsd)TS ~ W JTTW rM \rr a thing of h-antr ami yor lorerer tc tho ,. using them Htewn nnld darn Pon t r>m much to harre erne In mur mom. MR. tf AJIOTIA1X says. Ig. )EBUS 'BUNKER GORDON GOES ON TRIAL Norfolk Man Faces Court on Charge of False Stat-Miit-nt. (Hv stssaasatad PMaav} NORFOLK. VA . Pea J" -('.?ins. I For Terry H. ?inril.ui. pi the tail.1.! Traders * Truck, Bank, of Notfall whose trial for alleged ffVic hank statement to the Virginli ?i?ria?ratl..n commission, begun le '?? today, said H would be shown that ?'. fctatiiiieut. while ccntaiuing errors, was not fhlse. Little drflletilty was (A|?'i ienced ill impanelling the Jury and following the |i!<m of not gaJlty bj the di-fpn d*nt, the trial arocttsnod without de? lay. The issue, said Commonwealths Attorney Tllton. In making his open? ing statenunt. is 'whether Oordtn had not m'lde ., false , ateliicnt; to grossly false that he was hound to have known It." Ho sai.' further that nil iiuestlona as to whether the fatted hank Vt money was lost in projects and the .lamestown aatooaitl ti or wheth. t the batik's director,- "war? asleep ?r the switch." would be eliminated The commonwealth inttoduced tes? timony inchuliiiulr.g the allegation that I*resident flaaihm r. ported total resources of hie bank to have been . nlv ll|M?wV when the looks showed $32?! 22'. Following the introduction of nls Ister testimony, the defendant took the stand and made an attempt f? substantiate his "aateasoBf front pri? vate honks and memoranda which, he said, showed the true < onditlonn of rhe institution when the t ank's hooka, not having been properly pceted therefrom, could not show this. SCOONER'S MATE KILLED AND BURIED AT SEA Elizabeth Gilbert Passes in Virginia Capes With Flag Half Mast Several Days Overdue. (By Associat".) Pres*.) NORFOLK, VA.. Feb. 10.-r-S.vcr.-ti tlays overdue and flying her flag at half-mast, I gag lllllg a death a.oard and bagiaj at sea. the three-masted schooner Klizab"th (; 11 bet!, passed in the Virgin!* Cspcs at 10 a. m. this morning in tow" for Norfolk. Albert Yeaton. rf Prospect Harbor, Maine, the schooner'B mate, was re liorted by h? r master, uixin her ar? rival here, to have been killed by a falling spar and the body burled at sea. The Elizabeth Gilbert was liouno frrm Portland. Me., January tt, SBf .lacksonville via Norfolk. ANY ONE CAN SEE POPE. Papal Delegate Declares Stories About Rome Untrur. (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON. D. C. Feb. 10.? "There is aoreJy no foundation for the statement, which has gone broadcast, that one must act a Catholic while SANATIVE Antiseptic Cleansing- is Beat Accomplished by the Cuticura Remedies. Complete local and constitutional treatment for distressing, debilitating fCfm. *S condition* from which NV women suffer mav he GW^ikjLy found < ri page i the y\\ A F Cuticura Pamphlet /C. Al [J wra|>ped aloul the W ^v\lirV Cuticura Ointment. I ^1/" iV**^ The pure^weet.geutie. v-~J, \ vet effective proper ?T - (\ J tie* of the Cuti.ur? V^sT If?' Soap. Ointment, and x ^e Pills, commend them to women, especially toother*, for pre? serving, punt ving. and twautifving the skin, uralt' hair, and hand*, for the treat n^nt of infUmsaatory and uieerative condition". as well a* m?t eftVa.1-.us medicinal sc-r.t* in restoring to health, strength, an'I t^auty pal*, weak.n-rv.sas, gooaaatureiv faded, run-down wosnan. TO A PELiAaRwC P>AINT STORt FOR VOO? f*AiniT?. lywik lief r- Yon Letsp' Do not sae aort to had policy by prnap*Hing in iirrpore an.t i on r> Iial4e paint when we ran g;\. w*a the very best paint that mrv an grornre We have the kind tba' h.- isnsi emu micaI The kind that ? ralloo of the pain! wVi stand f,n? rnlssn of ihsss-ed ntl This paint car- ' M over easlasnted m valwe It i a anaranteed stn-?y pore saaaeed oil sonst Baal htrrtee. arten la n-ed of andat it win be to tout int. - ' call to pee ua and as r, r.a.n . c . .- '??re i*.?r.h^?ie? U ROIIV * SON it Went Qweeo litlreet. H'"? i't ?? Va. Fhoae. M. AND OL! in Hunt* if he hoik a to be given un audience with th?> Pope " declurcd Moaslgunr Falconl. pupa! ?l?-l?*K?t?> to Iii.- I nli! ,i States, today. In express Bel Iiis -?'?cnt at t tu - Pitirtiiinks mel? dend .it Knill?*. ' Mativ limes I have ahfaaj letter* aj int mho-iimi Is I'rnieeiuiii ministers whn went to Koine, .(tut | aae wire the II.,K Putin, i tij ye,| fjkj lr visits Itut von know. Koine is the parish of the Hol\ Father, ami liiere was notiiiiiK else for tiim t" do under the circuit" s>liinees " The family that cats plenty of Quaker Oats is a healthy, rugged family. The most popular food in the world be? cause it does most and costs least. Regular >0c p*i kauri and bo-oetlcallr ?Muled tiui tur but . kuiu.. 54 notice. I desire to Itrform the public that I have purchased Um whiskey t.nd grocery business of W. t. Pat riek and will continue tu, conduct it nl the present store room corner of tiipen street and- Haek river road. H 11. FKKKMAIN. FOR RENT. POH RENT?NICE DRY STABILE, will accommodate) two horses and wagon. Apply to 22 North King street for information. 12. FOR SALE. FOlt sali: I OALUOM COfTH I'm, iiorei'lain lined; also one <-er tifleato on Crafts Piano Co., valued at $lmi. Itox ia5, Phoebus Vi FOR SALE?VALUABLE PATENT'S Sell at Bight Addreia. "PATKNTS" Dally Press ufflce, Hampton. Vs. 1-11 tf. THE COMET YOU SAW, BUT DID YOU SEEl OUR DISPLAY Of VIRGINIA DARE ?ND SIP PERNONO Wl ME. A Baekk e wiue fur Ladles and Gentle? men. SO MET Hi NO Kit H. It Alwaya Pays to Look Us Over. Virginia Dare. Pints.JSc Virginia Dare, Pinta .60c Virginia Dare, Short Quarts .... 75c Virginia Dare. Full Quarts .91.00 Scupperoong Short. Quart .$Oc Garrett A Co. prohibits this n ine from selling at a lower price. We re? present Garrett tt Oo. Jamaica Rum. C~.12.5" New England Rum. gal.$2>0d Peach and Honey, gal.fl.gu California Port Wine, gal .$100 California Sherry Wine, gal.$1.90 Blackberry Wine, gal.li.ou imported Sherry and Port, gal ..13.00 RYE WHISKIES, per gal . .$1.S0. M ?0 UINS, per gal.11.50, ftjao BRANDIES, per gal.?2.00, $4 00 Dom. Rhine Wise, quart._.&0c Virginia Dare, quart .w.75c Domestic Champagne, qt.91.50 I Imported Champagne, qt-.*.< "?? Overholt, straight, quart.-gl 00 Sherwood, straight, quart.91 Ou McGlnnts, straight, quart .91(H) Ascade. straight, quart .91.25 Canadian Club, straight, quart . .91 25 :; Feathers, straight, quart,.91.75 Hnnter, blend, quart .91 00 Wllaoa. blend, quart .ttc Albion, blend, quart .91*9 Toast IJne S5. blend, quart ....9100 Spnrgvs'e blend, quart .?..75c Black and White Scotch, quart ..91 25 Ushers Scotch, quart.91 25 t Star Hennesey. Brandy, quart..91 75 Burkes Irish, quart .91-5? Duffy's Malt, quart .sac Imported Cordials. 75c to .92SO Space Prohibits Our Many Offers. OLD RELIABLES. P. A. FULLER A SON. Cut Bats Famtty Store. Nos. 2 end 4 Mai Va. $10,000.00 Removal Rah? gotag on at Newell & Co., Inc 7S cents boys one dollar s worth Others are saving money, why not you Cash is Is king. Newell 6 Co. >~ Ma. 21 2% W. Oasen Street, 'pnoiss IIS. Hampton. Va. D POINT. ???" K?lrs?cs. IJ NurtS Klag Stt?t; Mal? Untreue?, 12.14 Wr?t i.?.,,?? Strsat Pattems Wo . any Ute. celebrated lluti. rl. k Patterns Tho Maren De l n. ali.j- hu* urnv.-d u very Instructive mugtizin? us well an tu? up to data Style Book, 15c a ccpy. THE SPRING FASHION. A BOOK giving yen till Hie Int-st sprliir styles. This Ixi.k sells for 2ftc But there Is a CQUaKW with it, that entitles you to any l.'.e pattern you ma* ManCl now or laier, making the hook cost you only 10c. ROWE'S Department Store. Hampton, V?. RA NSC NE BROS. ANOTHER SHIPMENT OF Himalaya Cloth All new shades. Himalaya Cloth la the most popular fabric for spring. Wears better than silk. Canbe bought only at 8 and 10 W. Ransone Bros. .IS Stritt HENRY L. SCHMELZ. FRANK W. DARLING, President. Vice President. The Bank of Hampton s 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 Kstate?NOT PROHIBITED?as are the National Hanks. 4 Per Cent Interest Paid on Savings Accounts. NELSON S. GROOME, Cashier When You Sign a Bond As surely ror a friend, you Injure your credit. Baakers, Credit Men and Commercial Agencies take this Into consideration when determining your financial standing. Moreover, you JEOPARDIZE YOUR ESTATE. Losses on bonds Invariably occur from unexpe.-ted sources, and frequently long after the bonds are signed Tbe provision tbat a man has made for bis family during bis entire lifetime is often wiped out arter bis death by a loss on a bond signed by him. I REFER YOUB FRIENDS TO M H. MORGAN ? CO. AGENTS INSURANCE. LOANS, HOUSES FOR RENT SN ALL SECTIONS. No. 9 and 11 North Kiroj street, Hampton, Va. YOUR SUCCESS IF A FARMER DEPENDS ON THE QUALITV OF SEEDS seal FERTILIZER you use. Why tak? any chanceT Bi?y "h* heat that can be produced. Ask anyone that has used our gewde. Our compet? itors will not deny tho fact. Get our prices first. t?ur 3C yearn ex? perience ia worth something to you. It's yours for tVte asking. The J. W. ROWE CO., Inc. " tl l f . I L I HAMPTON. VIRGINIA. To Build Monuments Having added this tovportaat work la one large co icsaagjaaj i.^*" neos, wo Invite thooe doatrtaat aaonuateatn and otber uantieaana tag,*** to give on a caaaase to ?upp:y estimates. Wo oa atflooa of an R. H. Richardson & Son. Props. CENTRAL CC*NTR ACTOS AMD BUILDERS. WE FURNISH LUMBER FROM TMP CHESAPEAKE MILLS.