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Thousands Spend Fourth at
Summer Resorts, NO ACCIDENTS REPORTED 'Biby wtkvn" In Evidence Aa Usual But All Celebrators Seem to Have Escaped Berloua Injurlea?Ball Games and Fight News Attractions. Juiy Fourth paused off with alnn extreme quietness In this city. The inevitable cannon cracker and "bat? waker" were very much In evidence, particularly during the morning, but to far as had !>ecn reiKirtcd last night, not a single serious accident resulted Irom the plenlious use of fireworks. Testerday dawned bright and clear nnd the morning was extremely As the day wore on, Ibe heat became Intense and hundreds of people Journe> ex] to Buekroe. Ocean View. Old I'oiir and older nearby places In seek coo! ng breezes. Kvery outgoing street car throughout the niorung and early afternoon was loaded almost to Itsl capacity with the holb'ay crowds, hundreds of people came here from Smlthflcld and ("rillenden, but most of them tarried but a short while, con tinning on to Huckroe. Big Crowds Disappointed. Several hundred people gathered at Ibe baseball game between the North Enders and Athletics at the Casino yesterday morning and several hun? dred inor ? turned out for the afternoon rente. Many local people also wont to Hampton in the affenoon to see the fame between the North Enders and Crablters, but all were disappointed. As is usually the ease on I he rourih. a hard rain, wind arid electrb siorm broke over the Peninsula dur? ing the afternoon. Shortly after noon the shy became overcast and great black clouds began forming in the West. A high wind sprung up about S;l.r) o'clock an' chased the heavv clouds all over (he heavens, only a narrow rim of clear sky being left rear the horlion. Afler fifteen minutes or more of wind, the rain storm btoke and for half an hour the rain poured in torrents, the streets being fooded This rain put a damper on the ardor of the people. Out for Prixe Fight News. The rain let up slightly about 4 o'clock and several hundred men turn? ed out to hear the returns from the prize fight at Reno. The rain began again about S o'clock last night and cnotluued to pour togfafff?^ lainl ' There was c^.'.'- .el/ ' 1? working going ou'in the city yester? day, the'shipyard hetafl cloned down, while all of the coal docks mere shut down for the day. Few of tlp> ahi|e ping offices were opened and all clos? ed in the afternoon. 1 he banks were (I '- <l throughout the day and prncli rally all cf the stores closed in the afternoon. The custom house was closed and Sunday hours were ob? served at the postolfce. Stores and Ships Decorated. Many of the stores were decorated tor the occasion and n number of the vessels in the harbor had all of. their -igtiai flairs out. The British tux Blaaor. anchored off the Chesapeake A Ohio pasaeng r pier, was gaily decorated with many flags. It is a rare occurrence for a British vessel lo display flags on Independence Day and the Rlaavr attracted much At? tention from those passing on the waterfront. While the streets were crowded throughout the morning, the crowd waa a good natured one and there war. little or no disorder. A f^w drunks were to be seen, but they behaved well and the police were called upon to make few arrests. A Friqhtful Wreck of train, automobile or buggy mav cause cuts, bruises, abrasion, sprain or wounds that d- mand Bucklen's Ar nlca Salve?earth's greatest healer Quick relief and prompt cure results. For burns, bolls, sores of all kinds, ecsema. chapped hands and lips, aora eyes or corns. Its supreme. Surest pile cure. 2?c at all Ih-uggist. W. E. Rouse?Funeral Director. Jest Try 0. B. S. Special. C&t r l?ge*?Call W. E. Rouse. When You Are on an Outing With FRESH FILMS ?From? Ooo* With obb SOCIAL-PERSONAL. Mr Alfred U Harriett, of New York, la visiting hin als (era, Mesdumes * Aylett Ashby and R. M Nel?oni oil Tbiity thwd street. Mr <;arnett has Just returned from u trip to Euro|>c. Mr. Walter Noxseu, who has been spending, the holidays with hl? pan-lit H in thia city, will have this morning for l.ynchburg Mr. Ncxsou haa MM signed Ml |Nis,iiun with the Mer-; chants & Miners Transportation Com-j puny at Jacksonville arid is now work, lug for the Chesapeake tc Ohio rail? way m l.ynchburg Mr. Joseph Howbottotn, who Is at-1 tending the t'liivi'rsity of Peiinsylvri nla. has arrived home to spend the summer vacation with bis parents. Mr and Mrs .lames Rowliottoui. ou , Twenty-eighth street. Mr. and Mrs. George Jenkins and ?li?drcn left yesterday for K.Ik Hill, to. sih-iiu a w.ek with Mr. Jenkins' parents. Miss Ktntna S. West, who spent (he holidays with her brother. Mr. M. J. West, In North Knd. left last night tor her homo in Italtimore, Mr. Mendel son H. Gregory, of I Washington. I?. (*., Is SMBdJIag a few ?ays with Majaxia in lato, city. Mr. Ilradford II. Koynolds. of Wil mingtou, N. C, spent yesterday with Ms mother, Mrs. Mary C Reynolds, on Thirty fourth>trcct. Misses Goorgle Green and Ethel El more, of Itlclimond. who have lieen visiting Miss Gn >ne*s tiister. Mrs. Krank A. McMillan. tie Thirty first ? trect, have returned home. Miss Annie Herman, of Washing ten. I). ('.. Is visiting her parents. Mr. and Mrs. M. U. Herman, on Wesi ave? nue. Mr. J. Corbln (Tnlford has return? ed from IrfM Hall, where he spent I lie holiday s wllh his sisters. Messrs. Kdward T. West and Clyde Williamson are spending a week at Ocean View. Miss Kilon Charles, who has boon .isliing Mr. und Mrs. Harry Patrick, ?n Hampton avenue, has relumed to I ir home in Denbigh. Mrs. S. W. Jenkins and children and Miss Margaret T. Eaeey. of Washing ton, I). C, are spending a week with relatives In this city. ?d to ??. j_ J ng practically a '?jjdjljali. who has ,it reached the Kmml It. I.ee Davis, on 1 lurty toiinh sir-.-ct. has returned hj liter home at Halstead Point. Mrs. George Maddera. on Twenty | eighth street, has as her guest. Mrs. E. Johnson,- of Petersburg. HEARS GAMBLING CASE. Justice Brown Will Render Decision After Examining Sam Street. In the police rourt yesterday morn? ing. Justice llrrwn heard the evi I donee in the cases of J. H Johnson and Mat:lda Johnson, who were ar resti-d Satunlay by Detective Ser? geant Reynolds and Patrolman Mrs si? k tin the charge of unlawful' gam? bling. Justice Grown reserved his de. I els Ion until ho can examine Sam J Street, a Jefferson avenue storekeep? er, who was >,mummed to ap|?oar in I court today to answer the charge or unlawful gnuilng. It is charged that J Johnson and h , wie were running (a wheel of fortune in Street's place. MR. RIDDICK DECLINES CALL. Pastor of SeconJ Baptist Church to Remain Here. After considering the matter for a week. Rev. J. T Riddirk. pastor of the Second ItoptlM church, announced to his congregation Sunday morning that he had decided tB decline the all from the first II1 (Kiat church, or Suffolk This was the third call ih?t Mr Kiddie k bad d-cl uej in the ia.it year. Little Boy Dead. Qu in ion C Harper, the eight months old for of Mr. and Mrs W. S llariier. died at St K^anris hospital Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock The funeral took place yesterday after? noon at 3 o'ctorli from the reslnrnre ?>n l*ennsvlvaaui avenue. R.verview. interment wa_, made in Gre?atawn. THOSE MOONLIGHT EXCURSIONS Thursday, July 7, t a. at. Day after tomorrow the weather man promises relief from <hc intense heat oa the Tharsday aaaonlicht o corsioa leaving tb? C. A O. at ft p. av and the dock at Old fohlt at ? 45. A very notk-eahle athsji a boat these ex rursioa* haa been the fact tea* UKkae who went oaea leal they cannot at lord to aka a trip, they go every time If pnaaBrtg. The out lag to Ita own beet advertlaaaaiat The refreshment ?erxire of the New York DeUcatea sea has provided every luxary at the i rsaaoeablp price, and the ice cream and soda water aro almost aa coat as tb even tag air You ewght to sea the dJwsriars hot ween tbone aha ra and Hmnc who aiay at borne Tea ? aa almost papa them oat na the-streets ?he next day. There hi aa etoattclty ia ??? stop, a eater la the cheek, and a rv.nt n 'heir laughter of the excura ion tots that contrast* anst. a ihly whh the languor ?->4 rare worn exi>ren?Vw of he ?-,t h> maa.! fssartrre row color hy a moonbrh? Cook Win Gas. j (Continued from Pint Page.) Iv cut by another and two negroes weft assaulted and badly injured by whiles In arguments over the big light. Two Killed at Little Rock. LITTLE KOCK. AUK.. July 4. Two negroes are reported killed by white men, BM by a Hock Island conductor, com Inn into ibis city tonight and the cilier by a white man at Second and Scott at recta. Attack White Woman. KORT WORTH, TEXAS, July 4 ? Minor disturbances between whiles and black broke out here following I he nun iiiiu .?tiieiit of Johnson's vic? tory over Jeltrics Ibis aiurnooii. 'I he most bcrlou., was an attack by two negn sses on a while woman, the I.it tor being seriously hurl by blown on the head with beer bottles. Riots in Hew York. NEW YORK. July 4. /.Inline, be? tween whiles and blacks broke out ii ae* n different points In ihe city t'luigin following the announcement of I ho result of the Jeffries Johnson fight. O'ie negro was dragged from a atrcol ear and badly beaten before rescued. A gang of white men in Hie black and tan bei', set lite lale tonight to a negro tcnemeni on the middle west side. The police and lire department were ordered out on the Jump. Clashes at Philadelphia. PHILADELPHIA. July 4.?There were clashes between whites and Macks in several sections of the, city .ixlay when the annonnc nient of Johnson's victory of Ii flrjes was made. Atlanta Streets Patrolled. ATLANTA. OA.. July 4. -Trouble between the blacks and whites as an outgrowth of the Jeffries-John son tlgnt was narrowly averted tonight when the police arrested half a dozen whites and one negro. A black man yelled "Hurrah for Johnson" on a crowded downtown street. He held a knife in his hand and la an Instant severnl white men had struck him. The police used their clubs freely af? ter the white had chased the negro into an alley. The streets are thronged with men of both races in a nasty humor, but the police are vigilant and say Ihey can prevent trouble should the first disorder arise at the grand opera bouse where a mixed audience heard ?-fight bulletin returns. Later e negroes started a parade to i'oelebrau the victory of their fellow t black. This ihe police stopped at [once. On the order of the police com mission, the mounted men. the re? serves and Ihe detective force were called out and the downtown streetar patrolled. Negro Constable Killed. MOC.MIS. ILLS.. July 4.- One dead und one mortally wounded is the cult of an attempt by tour in uroos tu shoot up the town in honor of Jack ,'olitiBon's vict iry a: Keno teakjht. A negro constable was killed wheu he attempted to arrest ibem. Extra Police at Kansas City. I KANSAS CITY. July #,- Wasjrai boasting of the fight result, being polled from street cars, and riots threatened in down town streets at midnight. Extra police are on duty to prevent mobbing. Two Shot at New Orleana. NEW ORLEANS. Julv 4.?Two , negroes were shot here lale tonight It is not thought that the negroes arc mortally wounded. Trouble at Springfield. Mlllr-BJPIBI1> O.. July 4 -Many fights beta -en negroes and whites, as a result of the feeling followed the' Jeffries-Johnson ficht, have taken place In local pool rooms tonight. The police fear an outbreak between the races similar to riot* here t*o years ago. Rict Calls at Los Angeles. U>S ANGELES. July 4 Kiof calls J were numerous In Jarnos J. Jeffries' home riiy today. Flushed with small cash winnings, several negroes sallied I forth to look for trouble. F.ighf men. ?hr?-c whites and five rnloree!. were I treated at the receiving hospital WANTED IN JAMES CITY COUNTY William Bel more Probably Wilt Be S?nt Away for Trial Chief of Pol c-e Milch? II tin, nsr-. iv ed a letter from the shenR of Jun??i City couno tell ng him that Wiliivn Re liwre. ?!?? ?evgro arrested v r ? v eral da> - ago. is w?nled In Janr.es C.ty ceuBI, eVir houaehre al.ing Re|. more wBa Ukcn Into r;i?ttv,u ov trolirea P?<tg??t and Hosw-ll oa charge* exf breaking into houses m R'-rketu an.| ?leailng *->mo eJeejBea. !f the kval police cannot make oat a cSse acain?t The man h- w,f| he turned ov.r o the anthori'lea of fit. ? untv Theas P.es of Be. hood, i How aVHrlows were Ihn bAbb of bov 4 1 hood. No pars near ever taste so grind. What's chanted* ihe p*e? ? No La Ton. v?s'?e hm; 'he strnaa. health* ? fomarh. the .Ignrona li.er the ae ?I?' k<der*?. the reaalar bowels at hoy anna. Tour dienet I'm is poor and ?ou blasse Ihe food. WhB' . needed* A rnaiptete toning np lev Kltr ti, nit Iras of all or rams of d grst.ea ftotruva. Liver. K kiaeys. I towels ? j Try 'hem They'll reoiari rrmr hoy. hand appeti'e and appr-rlafioa at] fond sad fairlT aatwate- roar hndyl with new health s'recgih and vhpxr.i JSoob with Oaa I MADE WELL AND STRONG By Lydia B. Pinkbam's Vegetable Compound .Jefferson, Iowa. ?"When my baby u as just t wo mouths old I aas com? pletely run down at el my internal ml guns pan in terri? ble shape. I bcg-iu t a k i n x Lydia EL Pank ham's Voifetav ble C-oanpoaani, ami mother wrote and I told yon just how I was. 1 befM to fain at once and now I _am real well." ? Mrs. W. if. BUHNER, 700 Cherry St, .Jefferson, Iowa. Another Woman Cured. Glenwood, Iowa. " About three I years ago I had falling- and other fe> ?M?S. troubles, and 1 was nadhWg bed skin and bones. I was so sick I could not do my own work. Within six : months I was made sound and well by , Lydia K. Ilnkhuiu's V e-etalde t'om- J pound. I will always tell my friends i that your remedies cured me, ami you can publish my totter."?Mia. C W. I Ijpsx, Glenwood, Iowa. If you VfflTIf to that countless army j of women who suffer from some form | of female ills, just try Lydia E- Pink* < ham's Vegetable Coaapooad. For thirty years this famous remedy haa lieen the standard for all forms of female ills, and has cured thousands of women who have iieen troubled with such ailments as displacements, tibroid tumors, ulceration, intla tarnation, ir? regularities, backache, etc. If you want special advice write forlt toMrn.l?fnkh;iiii.I..viiii,Mass. It is frete und always bclnfui. SPECIAL EXCURSION. THREE DAYS IN THE MOUNTAINS ?3.C0-LYNCHBURG & RETURN$3.00 $3.50?ROANOKE & RETURN?$3.50 j VIA NORFOLK & WESTERN RY. . I Spei ial fast vcstiloilrd irnin will leave Norfolk Friday. July l.Mh. at 110:40 a. m., stopping ool) at Lynch i burg. Korest. Hedford. Mont vale, lilue : Ridge and Roanoke. Returning leave , Roanoko Monday. July ISth. 1:30 p. m. I Three days In the hear! of the beauti , fill Blue Ridge Mountains. An excel? lent opportunity to visit Natural j Bridge aud the Peaks of Otter at an ' extremely low rate. I UM LYItCHBlZRG ? kkti'KN tt.oo! . fXSd other Point- Mentioned $3.Sd I Kurt her information cheerfully fur? nished. Company s office. 1 ? 14 Granby ffreet. Norfolk. Va. Both 'phones. JNO. K. WAGNKR, Paaaenger Aeent. 13. FOR SALE Cne Hundred Barrels of Green Mountain SEED POTATOES ljirRe. haiid.-ome, pure white and one, of the best lor late crop: IW barrels i ol i>each blows for late crop. This ' seed mas raised on our farm in ?Charles Cttj county and made so bar ?els to the acre under or.'inarj condi? tions; lain j?r barrel, f. i> b. Rich? mond. M. M. STOHDARH. Ro\ No. 226. Illohmond. Va. VIRGINIA TRANSFER And Storage Co. Successor to VIRGINIA TRANSPORTATION COMPANY. HAULING PROMPTLY DONE From a PARCEL to An ENGINE FREIGHT. BACGAGC FURNI? TURE AND SAFftm. CARf FULLY AMD ?ROMPTLY hvOVt-O. REASONABLE RATES HEEL 53S I. 6th ?n .n.u. rm r-? ?? ?. is.is> ?tii. sn.vi? tiH.a?a HULL & HULL Graduate : Opticians PR. wet MB VICE T?r?>iT m\\\ tt Jivrnien >i ... rv-? Gas. Why Have an Overheated Kitchen in Summer? When the sultry days come and the coal range makes the kitchen almost unbearable and cooking a dreaded task, put out the range fire and try the newest method of cooking in hot weather?use a New Per/ection. WICK BLU E FLAM E Oil Cook sfove * What a contrast! The kitchen no longer is stifling hot. the work is now done with comfort, and the housewife is not worn out with the haut. She saves her strength, keeps her health and is better able to enjoy the summer. The New Perfection does everything that any other stove can do?all the fam? ily cooking, baking, washing and iron? ing. No smoke, no dust, no odor. Heat is applied directly and not wasted. A turn, and the Same is out. The New Perfection stove has a Cabinet Top witb shelf for keeping plates and food bot, drop shelves for the coffee pot or saucepans, and nickeled towel ratks. It has long turquoise-blue enamel chimneys. The nickel finish, with the bright blue of the chimneys, makes the stove very attractive and invites clean liners. Made with 1, 2 and 3 burners; the 2 and 3-burner stoves cao be had with or without Cabinet. KTrry SsS t.r wrrwhprf; Dmru>li? < iri-nlmr to Ibe Standard Oil Company (Incorporated I Capital Dry Goods House 2910-2912 Washington Avenue Linene' Suits Made of a goOd oualliy of White leinene; regular $2.!?S value Special.$1.98 i-ingerie Dresses Stylishly made nnd elaborately I rimmed with lace and embroidery? assorted shades of liu'ht blue, pink, lavender and white; $6.UO value. Spt rial .?.$4.91 Hammocks Hammocks From $1.15 to $6.00 BEST $2.25. $^50 AND $3.00 HAMMOCKS EVER OFFERED IN THE CITY. ALSO 9?c PORCH ROCKER, 2 COLORS. REGULAR $1.50 VALUE. SEE OUR NORTH WINDOW !!! FOR HAMMOCKS AND LAWN FURNITURE. CHAPIN BROS., Inc. 3004-6 Washington Ave., Newport News, Va. "Schmelz Brothers, Bankers" Stands for Satisfactory Service and Four Per Cent. Interest The Largest and Strongest Bank in the City The BANK OF SERVICE It is onr ot mutant endeavor li> give thn b<--'. ; ssirle servitie to onr patrons and if yon want th? hint yoo should open an account with dp. Citizens & Marine Bank * SECURE PROMPT POLITE * Ample Guarantee! The resources of the FIRST NATIONAL SANK, e* Nnipid Newa, are ample guarantee cf Its Financial strength. Tour accouat aed beoklag business lavtted. The First National Bank United gtatee Depositary Mewport Newa, Va. CAPITAL, $100.000; SURPLUM'OntJOO THE RIGHT PLACE To get your old suits made to look new. LADIES FINERY A SPECIAL? TY. AM work Is done by the French dry cleaning process, and is deoderixed afrer MM cleaned. You can save at least to i?er cent of your clothing by having your cloihee cleaned by this process. GENTLEMEN Don't forget that soft domestic finish uiveii your shirts, col? lars and cuffs when laundered by us. Our wagon will call for. and deliver, all work with dispatch. lioth 'phones No, 10. MODERN, MODEL AND UP TO-DATE. Hotel Warwick Laundry No. 119 24th. Street, Newport News, Va. ?"?WOOD i cord Pine Wood $1.75 i cord Mixed Wood $ 1.80 i cord Oak'Vood Si.8b No Extra cnarge for Splitting. All coal wen screened and kept un der sheds, both woou and coal being delivered perfectly dry. DISTILLED ICE GO. 35th St. and C. A O. Ry. Bell 'Phone 98. Citz. 'Phone 30ft. To the Public! We beg to announce to the trade that the COFER LIQUOR CO. are :lie sole agents for our line of goods, namely: OLD CHARTER KENTUCKY TAYLOR and our other brands and aov other lirm claiming to handle our line are misleading the trade. WRIGHT & TAYLOR. Sole Owners Old Charter Dia. tillery. We take pleasure in recom? mending. Irom years of exper? ience. Old Charter and Ken? tucky Taylor as the very best Whiskey made, both for family and medicinal purposes. Cofer Liquor Co. Incoporated l| Sole Agents, Newport News.. Va. M I Bell 'Phone 296. Citz. 458. Jjj A Pleasant Surprise That's what you'rf got coming when yoo get your first month's gas bill for rooking and lightning. We venture the opinion to it it will not be one half as large aa yoa ex? pected it would ha? lf you think that gaa ts ton ex penalee for you to ose for cuokJag why not satisfy yourself on that point? We'll charge yon notnine for tell? ing you about what the amount oh gas you'd likely use would coat yoa each moi.th Just think of the coov fort you're missing by not having a gta range. Newport News Gas Co. Ofl!c? Cor. Slat sad Waahtngma arearre. Both phones No. S4. New? port Newa Va \ Not ice! I We h?v? accepted the apercy foe IVORY Wall Platter - and have a supply ready for da 11very at an attractive pr>c# J. W. JACKSON Id and Hunt.ngton Are.