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VANDYKE 10 FACE COURT TOMORROW Grand juiy Returns True Bill Charging Crimi? nal Assault. NEGROES ENGAGE AN ASSISIAN1 IN PRUSECU1 ION Hampton White Man to Stand Before' Bar of Justice at 10 O'clock in the' Morning Accused of Most Serious' Crime Against a Negro in History' of Elizabeth City County. EL A. Vandyke will tomorrow morn? ing l>e placed on trial in the Circuit ( ourt ot Kluabeth City county to answer an indictment charging him with criminally assaulting Kebecca Ta>lor Chandler, a nine-year-old negro ajrl It will be the first case on i. . old in this county in which a white man was tried for so serious an of-, fense against a colored person. Judge Kdgar K. Montague, common? wealth's attoniey. will be assisted in prose* uiiug Vandyke by liurdette A. Lewis, who was engaged yesterday to i'-sisi in the prosecution by a number of negro men. Kay S. Collier will de? fend Vandyke. Verdict of Grand Jury. After siK-ndiup three hours investi? gating the case yesterday afternoon, a special grand Jury returned an indict? ment against Vandyke, charging him -.villi rape. The indictment sets forth! that the accused criminally assaulted I the girl, but does not hold him re-} hpousible . for the child's death. The Jury was comiaised of Hunteri It. Hooker, foreman. W, W. Richard-1 kimi. T. A. Cooke. R. L Mason, George' W. How e. Thomas .1. liasklns and I Charles D. Parker. The Jury heard I the physicians who attended the dead girl and the mother of Vandyke's ai ksBad victim. There are other wit? nesses to testify belore (lie |>etit jury when tlie man goes on trial for his life tomorrow morning. 'I BS fact that the indictment was so hurriedly returned by the grand juy caused Judge Robinson to de i ide upon trying the charge against \ audyke tomorrow. The trial is set to begin at in o'clock and a special Jury from the Hack River or Harris' i reek section win be summoned today, from which the twelve men to de? termine the guilt or innocence of Vandyke will be drawn. Little Known of His History. Vandyke is said to have several brothers living in Atluata. Ga.. but very little is known here of the his? tory of the man accused of the revolt? ing .rime. Those who know him say that Vandyke has always been bsjbbbM and fair in bis dealings with them and they are at a loss to un? derstand jus; what prompted him in ? ommitting a crime of such a ser? ious character, in the event that be really did so. The feeling among the colored peo? ple has been intense, but they have declared from tlie day of the arrest that the law shoulu be allowed to take its course and therefore no feel? ing of resentment has been permitted io grow. The quick action of the Circuit Court and the speedy work of Dr. George K. Vanderslice. the coroner, following the child s death are being appreciated by the negroes, as well as the white people. The crime is alleged to have been committed on Back river road, near the bridge, and not in the city limits <>f Hampton, as has been said by some. Vandyke is alleged io have taken the children from their home near the cross roads and carried them THE BEST LOOKING. THE BEST FITTING. THE BEST WEARING Spring SUITS! Tc be had here at lowest price*, consitent with first class work n anship, SI 0.0010 $30.00 BOYS* SUITS! In every style aad design here from $2.00 IO $10.00 LOW QUARTER SHOES in TAN and BLACK, Patent Viet. Gun Metal, a'i the wsiiaal taste SLITS TO VOUR MEASURE. FIT ABSOLUTELY GUAR ANTEEO. 34 W. Oasen. Pwona 732. Hampton. 1 Uli tue uil wagon out to the ?Celle o( the al'egi d deed. May Not Admit Statement. Iii as much as M official dying state? ment was taken from Rebecca Chand ler. it is claimed the tight to tree Van dyke will he strengthened, as It is now said that Mr. Collier, who represents the prisoner, will op|K)Se allowing the girl's admissions to go before the jury as evidence. 'I he child made several Muiemei.is of the crime, but BAM as] Ithein were taken as the law requires. j SOCIAL-PERSONAL. j Mr. M. II. Morgan, who has been in Kaltimore for a day or so. will re? turn to the city tills morning. TO PAINT MAIL BOXES. Postmatter Libby Makes Suggestion] to Rural Box Owners. Postmaster Harry Llhby has receiv? ed from the Post Office Department a I circular letter, earnestly requesting patrons of the Rural Kree Iielivery to| paint their boxes and the posts 'Vilich they are attached a pure white. This course, if pursued, will not only result in benefit to the patrons in serving to protect their boxes and posts from damage by weather, but will give all boxes a uniform color. Mid serve to fix identity In all parts! of the country as I'nited States mail boxes and will give them a more sitely| apjiearance than they now |s>ssess It is also desired that patrons be In? duced to print their name and box I number on their hoxes in black letters! about two inches high. Posts which the boxes should tie attached I shall be set in an easily accessible J ? ?osiflon on the side of the road, and | boxes securely fastened to a project? ing arm of wood, or to a bracket ofl band iron about three-sixteenths of an! inch thick. It is hoped that patroiis| will show their appreciation by cVavoring to carry out the reci meiidation of the depurtmeiit. TWO YEARS FOR DOWNING. Negro Convicted in Circuit Court of Betrayal of Mary Smith. John Downing, a negro, was sen? tenced to spend two years on the roads of Virginia hy Judge Clarence W. Robinson, ill the Circuit Court, after he had been found guilty of be? trayal by a jury. Downing was as> euand of having betrayed Mary Smith. He offered to marry the girl affer the jury had returned its ver? dict, hut the girl was unwilling and so w;as the court, so John will break rocks on the roads. Judge Montague prosecuted the youth, while Mr. B. A. Lewis repre? sented Downing. Judge Robinson also sentenced Robert Allen, who was convicted of complicity in the Temple murder, to spend five years on the State roads. SCHMELZ PARTY BACK. Hampton Banker Returns From South? ern Trip and Panama Canal Visit. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lane Schmelz. Mist* Margaret Schmelz and Mr. James ?. Darden. who have been on a seven weeks' tour of the South | and the Panama Canal, returned to the cfty last night. The party leftl Hampton early in March and went di-l rectly to Panama, where they made a1 trip along the big ditch which L'ncle Sam is diggiug in that section. From Panama Mr. Schmelz and his party returned to New Orleans and then proceeded to Florida, where they spent sometime with Mr. Schmelz's daughter. Mrs. Balzelle, the wife of Dr. John A. Balzelle. in Miami. Mr. Schmelz said last night that the trip was delightful in every way and that his visits to the canaj proved one of the most enjoyable and pro? fitable he has taken in years. Mr. Darden, who accompanied them is from New Mexico, and has been Mr. Schmelx's guest for several months. JAILED IN RICHMOND. Hampton Man Sentenced for Annoy? ing Ladies in Theaters. Frank Hopkins, a carpenter who formerly lived in this city, was given twelve months in jail by Justice Crutchfleld in Richmond yesterday for annoying ladies at a theater. Hopkins was arrested in Phoeboa on a similar charge several weeks ago The mayor allowed the man to leave town, and he went to Richmond Smith's Body is Recovered. The body of John Is Smith, the negro boatman, who was drowned while attempting to go from Clarke's Wharf to the schooner Km ma. la Mill Creek Saturday night, was recovered last night. A party of taei ed in locating the body near the spot I where Smith went down, and finally brought it to the surface of the water] with oyster tonga. Dr. George K. Vander?I ice. the coroner, gave a cer-l tiftcate of death of aertdeatal drown-1 rue and the remains were turned over| to I'ndertaker W. T. Smith * Mr. Post Is Vice Commodore. In the 1H? of officer* elected hy the' Virginia Tarnt Club Monday aiwhtl and published hi terday. the type asade It appear that1 Mr Harry G Parker was chosen thej vice commodore. Mr. Walter A Post.] of Newport News, was elected commodore and Mr. Parker was ebne ] en the rear The Star Grocery Store, the latest Mdder for popular favor In the grocery mjslness here, will open this saorntng la the Collier building. The new store ? be T>,n?eed ?t Hd?ar.| S Rush and will he us-toaste m ever: way. IS N, PH( (Continued Kroui Third Page ) teeincn 1S* 1 ?-1 y 11. (O Klection of central business committee i ?)?? . Other business. A Song Service - Convention choruH. Eighth Seaiion. Thursday morning, Freemason Street Baptist ehureh. a. in ? Morning song service. 9:14 a. in. "The Quiet Hour,'' Hev. George \V. McDaniel, D. D. Simultaneous Convention Institute. ?:M to lt?:4". a. ill., Hev. A. U Phil? lips, I?. IV. director. Attend the ouo which treats of your branch of the work. Freemason Street Baptist Church. Home Deimrtnietit Work. Koom A Miss L. Nettie Hammer, presiding. 9:4& a. m.?"Tho Why and How of the Home Department." Hev. John Soiunierlatte. Superintendent Home Department Maryland Sunday School Association. 10:1', a. m.? "Kipiipping the Home De|>artmeut - Supplies, Novelties. Richard Wegener. Superintendents' Conference, Room H?J. G. Holladay, presiding. 9:45 a. m. - "The Superintendent lianulng His I'rogramine," Mr. W. C. Pearce. 10:2"? a. in.?"The Sii|ieriiitendeiit Between Sundays." Dr. A. L. Phillips. i h- Country Sunday School. Room C K A. Keilam. presiding. 1:41 a. in. "The Difficulties and Opportunities of tue Country Sunday School,' Hon. M. at, Walton, Wood stock. 10 a. m.?"How to Organize and Conduct a Country Sunday School.' Mr. H. A. .lustls. Manchester. 10:1". a. m.?"The Rural Home De lartinetit." Hev. John Sommerlatte. Haiti more. 10:j0 a. m.?"The Organized Hilde 'iass in the Country," Mr. W. C. i'earce. Chicago. New State. Kxecutive Committee and officers. Pool D Proskaenl State Association 1910-1911, presnl ing 9:4.". a. m.?Kvery member of the new executive com in i 11 ee and State officers for 191 u-1911 are urged to be present at this meeting. "Planning for the New Convent ion Year." Klection of Department Suiieriu leudehts. ^ Klection of geueral secretary. Budget ? Kx|>enditiires? Financing the work. Other business. Kleinentary Workers' Institute. Room K- Miss Arabuile Winston, pre? siding. 9:4.". a. m.?"Meeting the Neods of the Junior Pupils." .Miss Baldwin. l":3u a. m.?"Teaching Problems." Mrs. Barnes. 11: IS a. m.?"Spiritual Nature," Miss Baldwin. At the close of the institute, assem? ble in Kpworth Methodist church General session of the convention. 10; Go a. m.?Song. 11 a. m.?"The Christ of Saint Mat thew." Hev. Gross Alexander, D. D. 11:24 a. in.?"Setting a Sunday School Standard." Rev. J. T. Watts. 12 m ?"i he Art of Object Teach Ing." Rev. c. II. Woolston. 1). D.. Pbila i delphia. 12: H0 p. m.? Business. Convention Social Hour?1 p. m. to 2'3d p. m. Lunch served free. Ninth Session. Thursday afternoon, Kpworth Meth? odist church. State president 1910-1911 presiding. 2.30 p. ra.?Song and praise service. 2:4'. p. m.?Oevotional, scripture lesson and prayer. 3 p. m.?"Cobwebs on the Book of Books." Rev. john Sommerlatte, Bai timore. Md. 3:30 p. m.?Reports from the field. 4 p. m.?"How to Secure Alien lion," Dr. A. L. Phillips. A special Children Service?Free mason Baptist church. 4 p. m?"That Ship of Mine and Its Wonderful Sails." Rev. H. C. Wool stoo, D. I). Philadelphia. Small Crowd at Musical. A small, but appreciative crowd at tended tbe musical "potpourri' given in Armory Hall last night by Norfolk and Portsmouth amatuers. under the direction of Mrs. J. Griff rewards The songs and monologues seemed to please the audience and the per? formers were librally reclved with a^ plause. The monologue work of Mr J. Griff Kdwards. who gave a "dls serial ior. on the apple." was probablv the best feature on the program. Sis Months for Gable. Arthur Gable, a white man. M years old. was convicted of petty larceny la the Phoebus police court vest er day and sentenced to spend six n:oo::.s in tbe county Jail by Mayor L. P. Fnmens. He was charged with Mealing $1? belonging to W. W Cop per. Newport News Couple Marry Here Mr. Henry K Horton and Miss Hertha H. Wheeler, both of Newpon News, came to Hampton yesterday afternoon and were quietly smith t by Rev George W. Wray. ha tee parsonage of the Pirat Methodist church. e Wdl Talk on "Simple L<f*.~ The rain Interfered nose*what with tbe asnliiaa at the Method sit ehureh last night, though there was a plee* snt meeting Rev H. W. Dunkle) talked on the "Importance of Chris Ban Wort.- Tonight be will speak on the Simple Ufe." Cook With Gee. )BBUS ?2 OL are known to exist in this country by thousands because freed from pain and suffering by Lydia L. Pink ham Vegetable Compound* Could such a ncord be made without actual and supe? rior merit? Read what this woman says, and realize that the results set und in her case could not have been made except by a very good medicine. Lawrence. If??? ? " I was n jrront sufferer from n weakness, irregular periods, Iicnduclics, backaches ami other female trou? bles, which caused a weak ati<l broken-down condition of tbo system. My Hide was so Mir?' I could not lie on it. I saw in my ?luily paper that Lydia E. IMnkhatii's Vegetable Compound was good fur all female troubles and had ?Jone so nuu li for other suffering women, so 1 felt sure it would help me, and it lias helped me wonderfully. I got relief from the lirst lmttle. My aches and pains all left me and as 1 continued taking the Com? pound I grew stronger. Within throe month* 1 wasa perfectly well woman, and I want I his letter made public tu show what iH iietits women may derive from Lydia JK. I'lnkham's Vegetable Compound."?>lrs. Julia A. Snow, Route No. H, I>nwremc, Huna. Science in surgery and electric ity has advanced much in the past 30 years, but the treatment of disease by the old fashioned roots and herbs method has never been improved upon. The fact that this leader of them all ? Lydia EL Pinkham's Vegetable Compound ? is to-day the largest seller of any similar medirine in the world, is proof positive of its value and superiority, for with all our enterprise and advertising we could not keep fooling the people for 30 years. Merit and merit alone is what has made Lydia K. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound the standard medicine for treating diseases peculiar to women. For "to years Lydia K. IMnkham's Vegetable Compound has Keen the standard remedy for female ills. No sick woman dot's justice to herself who will not try this famous medicine. Made exclusively from roots and herbs, und has thousands of cures to its credit. J-SJ?C"" '1 'be slightest troiibb- appears v. hielt iSTf-*"-?* you do nol understand, \\ rit?? to Mrs. Pinkliaiii at Lynn, IHass, for her advice ? it is free and uiwuvs helpful. General Contractors!!! Painting and Decorating, also Paper Hanging and Sign Paint ing. We guarantee satisfaction for all work intrusted to us. J.E. Hudgins &Bro. Shop and Office 209 ARIMSTEAD AVENUE. P. O. Box 432. Hampton, Va. IRON FENCE OF ALL KINDS. Prices Down?Far Down, Quality Up?Way Up. For designs and prices call on R. BURT TENNIS 32 Amistead Avenue. Hampton, Va. ATHLETICS Pupils wanted lor private ooxing in strucMons. basaaasl given at my r??si dence. No. 11 Hope St.. Phoebus. Va Hours arraiit-i <l to suit your con venlence. Charges very low. Fol further Information apply .lA'.'K I i EN8HAW No. 11 Hope St.. Phoebua Va SIT UP AND TAKE NOTICE Our Paints are guaranteed for f 1.27J per gallon. We, can give you :he very best paints. Try it. If It tloes not give you satisfaction in every respect, we will make you a; present of enough paint to repaln* j vour house, boat or whatever it hi ?hat yoi> have painted. L. BORN & SON Phone 63J. 51 W. Queen St. HAMPTON, VIRGINIA. FOR SALE. I OR SALK GOOD GOAT. NKW wagon anil harness. JOHN SHKK MAN. Phone. 2'??. Mai lory street, Phoebus. 15. LOST. LOST-FROM HER MOORINGS AT Huckroe. white skiff, with red mouldings. Sunday night. Reward if returned <?> J K. FOSTER. Buck roe Beach. Va. 15. WANTED WHY NOT OO TO CKtX'KETTS Meat Mark' I and buy your fresh beef at old puces. Round Steak. M Sirloin St.as. ISc: Potrer House Rteak. 2"< . Kib Roast Beef, 1 Guarantor u-st quality. I .FOR SALI salt. ilresser refrlgerstors. springs, men ? hoes, mat tin rase, cook at Parlor suit, bed room pictures, mtrrois. e .t* a tiles, portieres, bed ? omen and children's carpet, ruga, show ive. gasoline stove, bed lounge. 1 drop head machine. 12 large wooden bottom chairs. Come and b.iy j * -* Auction Saturday. 10 2n a. m and Saturday night. WHITE FRONT AUCTION HOUSE. 115 W. Queen St, Hampton. Va. ^rVO*Wat*l Atf JWajtfa9*jf Ir^tedaHC laita Brook?, a aagrn. la Tennis' Lane. Phoei..,-. has hewn adjudg-d in? sane bv a v misnlon of itinacy. con? sisting of Mayor L P. Fumes* sad Dm. G W M Allister and W. E. Cook With Plumbing, Tinner, Repair Shop Having leased the room formerly, occupied by W. J. A. Cummtng. In tbe Cumming building. 44 East Queen | street, I /leslre to announce to the public that I am now prepared to uo quirk work In plumbing, tin work and repair work of all kinds. I will cheerfully furnish estimate* on all work, however, small and will give each job my personal attention. Phone 174. J. B. Roberts We Install Bath Rooms at Small Cost To Our Patrons and Friends: call to sew us at our new home, 44 West Queen St, Lake Bid. Where we shall fce better enuipped to take care of your Furniture ~ Newell & Co., Incorporated. Mo. 44 W. Qveew Street, 'Plssoo IIS Haeesnsnw, Va, D POINT fclatrascs. Ij North k log MrNl; Main Katranc.. 12-14 Wot ?),?.,?. Strt.t 25c Mercerized Plisse For 8 l-2c yd. Thia ia awfully pretty material for making Kimonos and Home Di rises--ita somewhat similar to crinkled seersucker. A wide range of styles for 8.1c yard instead of 25e. MAY DELINEATOR NOW READY, 16c. ROWE'S DEPT. STORE k'fiiisDiie lirothem Shoe DepYnt WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED ANOTHER SHIPMENT OF LA? DIES, GENTLEMEN'S, CHILDREN'S SHOES AND OX FORDS, IN ALL LEATHERS. LATEST 81 YLCS MADE ON A, B, C. D, E, A EE WDTHS. CAN FIT ANY FOOT. Ransone Bros. 8 and 10 W. Queen Street** FOR RENT Furnished house of ten rooms, nil modern convenience* Meat loca? tion. Roe ua for prlco and terms. Cary St., M rooms, mod- i College I'laco, 9 winn, ern.$35.00 ' modern, la.gc lot .$18.00 Washington St., 7 rooms Washington St., 9 rooms.. 2'> <iii b11(| liaf)l . 254 I.ce St., C rooms_15.00 1,1 0?Mi Sl- ? tmmm.. I " l.*>e St., 5 rooms . 850 121 Queen St.. 5 rooms.. 10.00 j 3J, TTinM^glBB St., 6 4"G Chapel St.. 7 rooms.. 10.00 rooms. 10.00 See Our List Before Renting Others in All Sections Seven acres of fine truck land and nice seven room cottage situat? ed convenient to car line and ou the water for only .$11,200. A Bargain to quick purchaser. \ Seven room house on acre lot on La Snlle Ave., for f1,750, terms to suit. Thia is a cheap piece of property and your opportunity to get a home cheap. Most desirable lot on Victoria Ave., for .$1.050 H. MORGAN & CO., INSURANCE, BONDS, LOANS, NOTARIES, AUCTIONEERS, ? HAMPTON, PHOEBUS. k HENRY L. SCHMELZ, FRANK W. DARLING. President Viee-President The Bank ol Hampton Hampton, Va. ITS THE OLDEST AND LARGEST IN EITHER HAMPTON OR NEWPORT NEWS. CAPITAL,. $100,000.00 SURPLUS. 31-40,000.00 Deposits Over One Million Dollars The only designated depositary in the State of Virginia to T'astcrn Virginia. We make loans on Real E>tate?NOT PROHIBITED?as are the National Banks. 4 Per Cent Interest Paid on Savings Accounts. NELSON S. GROOME, Cashier DESIRABLE PROPERTY FOR RENT V Klag atre*t .$35 at Qu.-en street. ? as) Carey street .JS.no K. Haasptoe.1?.M Elm street.li aa Elizabeth street.ll.ae Elm street. ? 2S V.rth King street . Sea Lee street .ll.ae 7 room dwelling, modern conveniences. Washing RIVER FRONT FARM. Of so acres, 5 room dwelling, bams and outbuildings. RentaL $200. 12 ACRE TRUCK LAND Between Newport Newa and Hampton on ear Kan. Ore arre mm T. FOf? BALE on latSalle avenue. Teresa easy ly pay M. 0. Lackey MANAGER. THE PHILLIPS-LACKEY CO. REAL CSTATC. RENTS. LOA MB. INSURANCE. AUCTIONEERS ? tajg Owes* mX, A NO BONDING Hampton, Va.