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Hampton Confederate Organ?
izations to Pay Tribute to "Vets" BUSINESS HOUSES TO CLOSE Schools Suspend and an Air of Gen? eral Holiday Will Pervade the City ?Splendid Prcgram Prepared for Occasion?Orator of Day Arrives. This afternoon at 4 o'clock tin Con? federate organizations and the people of Hampton in general will assemble in old St John's cemetery to pay the annual tribute of respect to the Con? federate dead in the way of memorial services. The schools will give an all day holiday, whi'e the merchants of the city have promised to close their stores from 2 to S o'clock. The Mer? chants' Associate n adopted a resolu? tion requesting nil the busincs men to give a half holiday and it is under? stood there aHO be few business houses that will not comply with the request. Music by Choirs. The Confederate Veterans, the Daughters of the Confederacy- and the Sons of Confederate Veterans will at? tend the exercises In bodies, and the in isic will be supplied by the various choirs of the city. The program was completed a few days ago and the tribute this year w 11 he one of the most impressive that ha* been paid to the dead of the Confederacy in this section. Rev. Dr. R, W. Bam well, of Pe? tersburg, who will deliver the Bts> mnrial day address, reached the city last night and is the guest of Rev. Reverdy Est ill, I). D., at the Episcopal rectory. Dr. Barnwell is an orator of much note and is chaplain of the Grand Camp of Sons of Veterans Of Virginia. The program for the afternoon will be as follows: The Program. Hymn?"How Firm a Foundation"? Choir and Glee Club. Prayer?Rev. Q. W. Wray. Sol ? Lest We Forget' ?Mrs. F. C. Rees. Presentation of crosses of honor? Rev. E. Pendleton Jones, 1> D Hymn?"Hark. Hark, My Soul"? Choir and Glee Club. Address?Rev. R. \V. Barnwell, of Petersburg. Chorus?"Praise Ye the Father"? Choir and Glee Club. ' Ameri? a"?Choir and Glee Club. Benedicti n?Rev \v. Mosby Seay. Selection ? "Southern Medley"? Orpheus Glee Club. GOING TO ALTOONA. Phoebus Firemen Accept Invitation to Attend Pennsylvania Convention. The Phoebus firemen have unan: mously accepted the invitation from the firemen of Altoona to he their guests during the Pennsylvania State Firemen's ronventi n next Oc? tober. The Phoebus company will fake seventy-five men and a hand on the trip. Instead of the company go? ing to Alexandria to be present at the Virginia State convention in July delegates will be sent as the Phoebus laddies desire to make the visit of a week thr ugh the Key Stone State. Returns to Maryland. Mr. Harry Be-all. who has been spending a week with h's sister. Miss Mattie W Beall, in South King street, left last evening for Aberdeen. Md . where he holds a position as tele graph operator with rhe Pennsylvania railway. Cook With Gas. A Popular Verdict Every one who ever had a Butt made by Frankel A Etwa m?n declares they are the best fitting Suits that ran be pro dnced. Rest Rae of wo-dens in thin state. Well make your Suits to order from $18.00 TO $50.00 and everv carmeat Is absolute? ly guaranteed. STRAW HATS. LOW QUARTER SHOES. MANHATTAN SHIRTS. fa W. Qeenw. ftiam 2X2, Hamatew. JV1PT0] HAMS Another shipment of SMITH FIELD HAMS, SHOULDERS AND BACON. Moxie Ginger Ale Grape Juice Something nice to have in the house; also served at our foun? tain. IMPORTED OLIVE OIL In qt. cans; also in bottles. C. H. Wilson & Son. 129 ARMISTEAD AVENUE. HAMPTON ? VIRGINIA. ?Phone 29*. DEATH OF MR. WILLIAMS. Former Phoebus Merchant Passes | Away at His Home Near Buckroe. Henry F. Williams. 47 years old. formerly a dry goods merchant Phoebus, died at his home near Back roe Beat Ii at 7 o'clock Sunday night lollowing a long illness. He is surviv ed by his widow, who was a Miss| Bbettcm. Funeral services will be condtictccj this afternoon at 1:39 o'clock from| the residence by Rev. Keverdy Ks till. I). IV. and the interment will 1? | made In St. John's cemetery. The pallbearers will be L. O, Dono l-oe. K. M. Tennis. E. K. Montague Thomas I?. Vert II. F. S. Collier. Johnl Hushes, Charles K. Welsh, and Jamet | Mitchell. DIVIDEND OF 60 PER CENT. Creditors of Steiner 6. Kaufman Will 1 Soon Receive Checks. Referee in Bankruptcy John B. lx)cke yesterday declared a dividend | [of 60 per rent to the general credi tors of Stelner & Kaufman, bankrupts and the checks for the amounts will| be sent out to the creditors in a fewf] days. It is likely that an additional divi dend will he paid the creditors, but I it may not be greater than five per] cent. Mr. Locke came here yesterday ami I conferred with W. C. L. Taliaferro. S. W. Buxton and C. V. Spratley, who) were the receivers of the firm. GOOD GAME EXPECTED. Norfolk High School to Play Hampton] High School on New Park Diamond. The Norfolk High school baseball] nine comes here this afternoon for] a same on the New Park Diamond] with the Hampton Hinh sc hool team The locals have been hard at practice] for the past week getting in .-hapc| for the battle and a koo? game is ex l-ecied. Hampton's line up will be as fol? lows: K. Howe. Ib.. S. Wyatt. 2b.. B. W. Betts. 3h.. .1. Wilson, c . J. Powell s.s.. M. Johnson, p.. T. Rowe, If., E. Clark, et, -I. Phillips, rt To Attend Reunion. Mrs. H. K. Houston, accompanied| by her daughter. Mrs. Walter A. Plecker. has left for her home in| Potefourt county. Mr and Mrs. Har? ry R. Houston and little Miss Eliza beth Houston left yesterday to Joinl them and for a week or ten days there | is to be a family reunion of the cht! dren of Rev. and Mrs. H. R. Hous ton in Rotetourt county. Sent to Grand Jury. J Walter t arker. a negro, was held] for the grand jury by Mayor Jones] ves'erday to answer the charge of as? saulting another negro with a hil lard cue. He was later bailed bv Rail Commissioner 1 nomas L. Sclater for his appearance before the grand jury in June. He gave bond in the sum of $2.">o. with Lucy Jones ax his surety. The affair took place in Ep? steins saloon. Mr. Tadiaferro ,s Trustee. The creditors of the Jate T. H. aTatmey met yesterday afternoon and| eleetrd William C U Taliaferro triiKtee in bankmpfcv to dispose if| the stock of goods in I he store tn| West Queen street. Brings Big Catch Here. The fishing smack Luther Martin. Cap*. Martin, came into Old Point] yesterday with a catch of T.aaa hlue| hah. CAPTAIN WEAVER DEAD Well Known Shipmaster in South] Psssss Away tRv AawUtt NPTW HAVEN CONN. May 1? ?1 Captain James Weaver. ?4 ye ild. a shipmaster. hnowa np and [eViwn the me?t. eepermll;- at South em ports. dl"d today of ptfiun nil On* of hm rereut vrsenls was mm T. H Weaver Caadaia Weaver was horn on Cap* r?M] and ??read In the Civil war with the Twentw-ta Connect mnt voiun'ccri Cook With tie*. INAUGURATION CHANGE LOSES OUT BY ONE VOTE Moving Up Time for Inducting Presi? dent Into Office Meets De? feat in House. (Hy Associated Press ) WASHINGTON, D. C. May If.? Hy the lark of one vote, the house today declined to accord the neces? sary two-thirds vote to suhuitt the several states of the L'n!' n the loca? tions of changing the date of the In? auguration of President and vice president from March 4 to the last Thursday in April. For about an hour advocates and opponents of this piop sition aired their views upon the advantages and disadvantages of making the date of the inauguration about seven week* later than now fixed by the const: - tutien. in the hope that the crowds that come to \Vanhingt' n, might en Joy weather while seeing the new administration inducted into office. The vole upon ihe resolut inn offer? ed by Mr. Henry, of Texas. IH-mocrat, which was reported favorably to the h use by the committee on the Ju? diciary, headed by Mr. Parker, of New Jersey. The vote stood IN) to 70, one less than the necessary two-thirds. NEGRO FIRES ON OFFICER; SHOT DOWN BY CITIZEN Man Drops from Bridge at Franklin, Va? Into River?Body Not Recovered. SI "FFtM.K. VA.. May in ?An un? identified negro was shot and killed in Fr; nklin yesterday morning by J. F. Whitley. a citizen of that place, as the BefJO was endeavoring to escape from Chief of Police Bell, with whom he had engaged in a running pistol duel. The negro had engaged in a light and when Chief of Police Bell went to arrest him started to run. The officer called u|x>n him to halt and in reply the negro opened Are on the officer. The negro had run onto the Southern Railway bridge over Black water river and had again covered the tfficer with his revolver when Mr. Whitley fired. The negro fell from the bridge, into the river below. The body has not yet been recovered. COMMITTEE DEADLOCKED. Democrats Pushing Measure Relating to Cotton Futures. (By A::cc!ate<i iTe?s.) WASHINGTON. D. C. May 16.? A determined effort was made among the Democrats of the h use today to expedite consideration of the Scott bill to prohibit transaction in futures on the cotton exchanges of the coun? try. A petition was circulated during the day. calling upon the rules c m mittee to report a rule as early as possible to fix a day for bringing up the measure. About half a hundred or more signatures were presented. The committee is deadlocked on the proposition, having decided at its last meetina to defer c nsideration of the matter in the rules committee until Just before the ship subsidy bill la disposed of by the house. BUCKROF BEACH OPENS FOR SUMMER SEASON Big Crowd Gathers at Popular Resort in Spite of Chilling Weather. Buckrop Beach was formai.y opened last night for the season of IMS. and in spite of the chilly weather a large crowd gathered at the (?opular resort. An orchestra was on hand and many of the guests spent the evening on the lagc dancing floor on the main !>acilioB. Many improvements have been made at Buckroe since last summer, the most important of which is a new bathing house, buin lo acximodst, l..",on bathers. Almost unequalled surf bathing is furnished at Buckroe and ?verything possible has been done for the comfort of the natbers. It is expectetl that Buckroe will prove more popular this season than it has in several years. The hotel will open for the accommodation of guests on June 1. SLES FOR I'O.OOO. Richmond Police Captain Claima Damages Against Stree* Railway. RICHMOND. VA.. May I* ?The Virginia Railway * p-wer Company is being sied in the I .aw and Brjultv Court by Polire Captain George W F.pps tor $p?.??n. claimed for injuries received hy th< r>nV*r July 27. ISoa. It being alleged in the declaration that be was thrown from a street car on account of the negligence of the em? ployee of the company Attorneys Smith. Moncnre and Gor? don, who arc bringing the suit, de? clare that Captain Epp* suffered gre?t pa>n and mental anguish as tne re*n't of the accident, hes.de-s losing eeaeMerahle time from active service wttb the city police force. To V.slt in New Vor*. Mr and Mrs Robert Marcus left lasi evening for New York c|i?. where they will spend ten days sigh' seeing. One* With naa. Jeet Try U. B. 8. Special. )EBUS Mr. Hill la Transferred. Mr. II W. Hill. ?bQ has bean UM kevtier of the national om. i.-i \ hon" for three years, ha.* Inen tianslerr?d to the ceiiutry lu Baufort, N. C W. C. T. U. to Meet. The Hr. (\ T. I wM im < t on next Tuesday alternoon. instead of this ?t Ite n..on. owing t tlM uii'tnonal da> servlet's at Old SI .lohn.- < cmctcry. Cook With Osm Just Try O. P. S. SpectaL ATTENTION RED MEN. Members of Wyoming Tribe, Ne i!?, I. o. It. M.. are requested 10 meet in their wigwam Wedaeeeaj evening. May IS, at I: a* o'clock to attend the parade of the Great Council tu New port News. Uy order of the Sachem. C M, BANSTKR, 7. Keepel of Kecords. SICK HEADACHE Probably i-omes from a disordered stomach or a sluK-ish liver. Medical I im n telS us that the 11v,? r is nature's I garbage eolleetor. It it docs not Work I properly, the system is poisoned w ith the unhealthy matter that is diverted into the blood lastend of passing off in the natural way. ' T1SIT" Is a positive relief for this condition, cans lag almost Immediately activity of [the liver and bowels in a safe, easy I manner. Baten like candy?no griping A | week's treatment 10c. For sale and recommended by all druggists and] HULL'S CUT RATE DRUG. BTORH.I Seasonable Goods Bay one of tluse home made cakes wc receive :resn every Friday, cheaper I ban' you cau bake one, and same quality. 38c. Meadow Brook Hutter, In 1 lb. prints, genuine Elgin Cream? ry. S|<ei ial .36? Coffee of character, 15c to 35c a pound. Will granulate or pulverize as line as .'.our if you like. Genuine old fashion New Orleans Molasses, just in and facnv, 15c quart. See our vegetable and fruit stand for all and the beet the' Karden prciiuces. Richardson SAND Cement, Gravel. Crushed Stone , and Building Material. J. V. BICKFORD SAND AND GRAVEL CO. Hampton and Newport Newa. Hampton. 'Phone 3. Otllver 8tnd. etc.. Anywhere In Hamp? ton or Newport Newa. Agent Alpha Portland Omcx Northampton Portland Cement To Our Patrons and Friends: Please call to see us at our new home. 44 West Oueen St.. Lake Bid. Wnnr wo shall bo bct'rr esmspsed le take csre of your Furnitur, Business. Newell & Co., Incorporated. No. 44 W. Queen Street. 'Phone '18- Hampton. Va. The '>nlv place to sell ar way eeery 'hink ? Furniture of s'l ri< - cripti-n. Ir .n IVeda. Springs, Ifreeacr* Hail Ra'k. Parlor Lamps. I Hich OSIce tvsk. ('hairs from sir up: Show (awes. Soda Fountain*. Jab Pristine outfit. Cash Reglet er. Clor*. 2 Ttmo Head ?fm staehlne*. Cook S-nvr Matting. I'm |?er yard up; Refriewra tors. Rug*, 'iasoltne 8?ove. PVture? i*?2". Bk up; aamaaatna Table. BS] gallon Air Prraaare Tank, l&e pairs of Children - Shoes at Aurtloa Satur? day ? M a m. WHITr, FRONT Al'CTiriN IH>CBE. IBI W. Queen St.. Hsmpton, Va. R. II \\ HFN SMITH. Undertskee and Emhalmer. All work glvea prompt afen'ion. RESiOENCC PMONf -? OFFICE "PHONE. ItS. Calls enswarasj sag** er day. ^2. OL! Prescriptions Are Filial at tin JOHNSON PHARMACY! Hy <mly competent registered meu and when you entrust your prescription to us. you may rest asauried that only tho purest aud best drugs are used In them. The phy? sicians know this as a fad. We carry the liest aiciorlcd lino of drug sundries In tho State. Johnson Pharmacy L. G. SMITH, Manager. 'Phone MM. 4 LISTEN MR. PAINT CONSI MKK. f your paints have never given you latisfactiou give us a show. We can ,atlsfy worn, VVe also have a complete Inc of Screen Hoors. Screen Win lows, Wire Screen Netting and etc. ksi prices on everything. L. BORN & SON ?hone 63J. 51 W. Queen St. HAMPTON. Vlor.iMim. THE LADY WHO ^ IRONS She KNOWS! How important uniform heat in a stove ia? knows, too. that gas supplies it without over? heating the laundry In the hottest days or wasting fuel Ute eoMeet. Twiii he well and p.easanr for you to know how delightfully gas can serve you. Hampton, Phoebus 0 Fort Monroe Gas Corporat'n Dependable Clothes Are Made by STORM, The Tailor. The thing to consider in giv? ing us yoi;r order Is that the suit Is rut and made in mir shop and we ran fit >mi perfectly because of that fact. Re e tail? or made man and get ua to make your clot new at from $1* upwards. JOHN STORM, THE TAILOR. West Oween St. Hail's Old Stewd. ?n| Neatly Ooot. D POINT. Aaaax tiatraaca. I.? North klag Strtat: Mala tintraac*. 12-14 Waal Qutaa itraat STORE CLOSES THIS AFTERNOON 3:00 O clock ON ACCOUNT OF THE CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL SERVICE8. Just i-ficivt?I Im Style mi \Viilt<< <':inv;:s Oxford* (or ladles? two :???? tIi:*?' i n. tics and pumps. BWSJ tc $2.00 Fair, * Rowe's Departm't Store Katiflone l*roth?r? WAISTS and SUITS MIDDY WAISTS . . .$1.00 CRASH SUITS .5.00 \\ HITS SKP si n s .5".00 LIM KN SUITS .7.60 Ransone Bros. 8 and 10 W. Queen St. Hampton, Virginia HENRY L. SCHMELZ, FRANK W. DARLING, President Vlee-Prealdent 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 Revised Rent List Victoria Ave. 10 rooms, large lot, all modern conveniences ...$30 Carey St. in rooms, water front, ail modern conveniences .36 North King St. lu rooms, all modern conveniences .30 Kudd Place. 10 rooms, water front, all modern conveniences .. 35 Newiavrt News Avc. 8 rooms, modern conveniences, first class shape.25 Washington St. 9 rooms..IS Washington St. 7 rooms and bath .15 Son tu King St. .r> rooms and ball), arge lot. niee shade .15 Others on West Queen, Lee, Chappel, Holt, Washington, Locust and others. FURNISHED COTTAGES. Ten room house at Ituckroe for the season on water front, for..$300 Furnished nousc on Victoria Ave. in first class shape for $?.'? month. FOR SALE. Six room cottage In Phoebus, on good etrcet. centrally located, $1,000, $2'M> cash, balance $10 per months withoiK interest. LaSalle Ave. seven com house with acre of ground, nice fruit, price $l,7.-?o. Terms easy. A bargain. M. H. MORGAN & CO., INSURANCE. BONDS. LOANS. NOTARIES, AUCTIONEERS, HAMPTON, PHOEBUS. f Real Estate tie, acre farm. gi>?d dwelling, large barn and a'; nc< e ..-?ry out tiutldlncs. under fence. 2J miles, frem city, at a bargain. Poaeeeataa SJbbjb l*er. 1st. we. a room dwelling. Newport News avenue, with bath, emctrte ignis aad etc at a bargain, $*O0 cash and baUace oa easy tenaa. Ft?K RENT-Ai Ruckror. an a * room furatsbed d Buck roe. a S room furawhed dwelliag. Several modern dwelllnga. and others at greatly reduced St.000 TO LOAN ON REAL ESTATE. I G. W. Pr I INSURANCE. I I SOUTH KINO ST PHILLIPS & COMPANY BONOS. LOANS. NOTARIES. AUCTIONEERS. RECT, HAMPTON. VA PHONES. SB and 2**t