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PROVES VERY FAST Little Warship Makes Ap? proximately I nil ty-four Knots an Hour on I rial. i ENGINES IURN UP 94? RtVOLUIIUNS A MINUIt _ Yard Officials Think New Vessel Wul Set New Speed Record for American Destroyer* When She Has Official Speed Tests Next Week - Uses Oil As Fuel Exclusively. Steaming over a mile egaraa in list lower Chesapeake baj off Chi rrysioae liar tit. near Cape Charles, yeaterdajr, the new torpedo boat destroyer Tel ry. building at the plant of the Mew port News Shipbuilding * Dry Dock Company for the Halted Stat?-s eavy, attained what is believed la be the highest sii?*ed yet made by a de? stroyer of the Americas navy. Calcu? lated from the revolutions of the strews, the tiny craft developed a speed of from to :14 knots an hour. This is npial to approximate l> forty statute miles an hou; the speed of a railway locomotive. Yesterday 's tt st of the Terry was S preliminary to her otTu :il s|>eed and endurance trials next wick and the yard officials are highly jubilant over the showing made by tin- dostroySI They feel confident 'hat she will SOS lly exceed her contra? t ro^atruasaats. of 291 knots an hour on the four hours' official run and beMOTO that if there are no unforeseen accidents the warship will set a nest speed record for vessels of her tyi?e In the Cnittd States navy. Not Computed Exactly. There was no way to compute ex? actly the sliced of the Terp on the builders' trial at -uerday as her screws had got baas stanjsssrdbssd However, the yard officials were able to accurately estimate the spud h\ the revolutions by taking the retpiirod revolutions of the screws of the de? stroyer floe, a sisiership of the Terry, as a basis of calculation On her offi? cial trials, the Hue was required to to attain speed of Bs| knots an hour On the high runs yesterday, the engines of the Terry avernged :'l" revolutions per minute Hin more revolutions than required of the Hoc to make the contract speed. One of the three turbine engines of the Terry developed as high as !*T". revolutions per minute during the trial. So far as is known now the highest number of revolutions lu rch - fore turned up by the engin? a of a destroyer of the American navy was !<e.",. made only a short time am by ? destroyer built at the Bath Iron Works, liath. Me. Od 8urned Exclusively. Oil Is used as fuel exclusively oa the Terry. This fuel was being used In lire room No. :i of the battleship North Dakota Thursday when the ter rlble accident oci itrred on that ves? sel In lower Chesap?-ake liav within only a few miles of the course over which the Terry was flying yesterdav with the speed almost of an express train. There was no accident on the Terry end the oil burners worked perfectly, all of the steam necessary being furnished by the botlers. The Terry is propelled by three screws, driven by turbine engines gf the Parson's typo. It is estimat? d ', tbst the vessel devHopcd approxi mately l.l.Oikl Indicated hStW ;??*.g ag the runs yesterday. During the irtsl the Terry was manned by a crew of peeked median les from the shipyard ami Captain William C. Me|\::i of -),js , 1?. was in command. The vard officials aboard lnclnd-d SiiiH-riiite!.,. of Hull Con? struction Homer I. Ferguson. Sn|?*r lntendent of Mm hin? ry .lames How bottom. Assistant Ch:ef Kneincer Fred Polen and Chief Diartsman Harold F Norton. Kngincers Neils Christians, n and Jam. s Wi'hamson amag in charge of Ihe fire and engine rooms. The Terry left the shipyard early vaster day morning and relumed about 4 n'eJock in the afre-nnon Official Trial Next Week. The Terry w:l] lea\. 'he shipyard Have THE NEXT KODAK FILM DEVELOPED ABBE'S one week fron: tomorrow tor Die Del aware ?renkwater to undergo tier oltt (lal speed ami endurance tests. Sit? will um UM slaiidaidizatloii trial 01 'li.csday. September llu ami on tin lollowing <la> she will have a twelve hours' M4UMM run at slxleen hnot> Bleed ami on Thursday the tweivt hours euilhraiue tun at T< knots sp.eil u ill he bold. The final four hours [oread drufl inn will he held on Krl day. During Mat trial Ike ship will le inatined by a erew of shipyard mechanics. The vessels will return I'. re for Iresh su|i|>ll< s of oil fuel on Wednesday night mid Thursday night. 'I his is the si cond lurhiiiepropelled and oil burning boat to be tinned out from the shipyard, the other being the Hoe. a sisteislilp of the Terry. SU0*iG EFFORT TO SAVE 6/(7<iS FROM THE CHAIR Josephus Daniels Among Those Inter seding 'or Prisoner?Reports About Brothers Untrue. A strong effort is being made to ?ave tin' life of Richard Harding Iliggs. the neuro who is sentenced to die in the electric t lialr on Septem!), r U ior Killing Annie Daria, also col ortd. A petition asking the governor to commute the sentence t?a)life im? prisonment lias been prepared, and among those working in the prison or's behalf Is .Josephus Daub Is, editor of the Raleigh News and Observer. Riggs' fa'her lives In Raleigh, and (be younger man himself was employed by Mr. Iianiels before he left Raleigh. Attorney O. D. Ratchelor. of this city, who has been asked by friends In North Carolina to do what he oaf. toward saving Klggs from the chair, has received several communications in regard to reports published here la the effect that one of Kiggs' broth rrs is serving a term in the petiiten nary for killing a woman, and that innther recently shot and killed a woman. These report' reached tue |k>llce here from R'. ? 'k'j, and wer. printed in this peper. As to the (lrst report. Mr. Rat, he.or has a writ t>n statement from Mr. Daniels, to laa effi'ot that tlK'e U no truth in it whatever. Th?r > was some truth in the siorv that Dal Kiggs shot a woman, but ho did am kill her. and Iha following sta* uilcri from a reput? able law Arm ol Ka'? ,gl, shows that he shooting was .tech', utal: Aug. Kith. ISM. I'o Whom It May Concern: ? It having Beea represented to us i'tat some newspaper in the city of New port News. Va.. has punished as i news story that one Dan Klggs. brother of Richard Klggs. shot and killed a woman, we say upon request, in order that this story may not lie rlin'ace any case against Richard BtggBj Ihl4 said story is not true In Its winde. It is true that Dan Kiggs a< ( Mentally shot a woman. That he has been arrested but has been trlei. only for the offense of carrying con? cealed wea|H>n and fined and dis? charged. The woman is well of the wound Inflicted. Dan Biggs is now at liberty and is employed by the same firm with which he has been tor the last seven years. Very truly, HARRIS & HARRIS. Tendered a Surprise Party. A surprise pfui? was given last Thursday night at the home of Mrs W II Redford. Twenty-seventh stn-ot. in honor of Miss FJIa Moore, of Richmond, who Is visiting Mrs Redford Those attending were: Misses S die Wade. Kulalle Veilineo. Marguerite Sibley. Vivian Abdell, Hazel Hill. Audrev l>riininiond. Him? er Morris; Messrs Franklin Perkins. Wrmui Nebbtt. Murdoch Butler. Hun? ter Williams F.dward Scull. Frank ten/.. Jr HONORARY MEMBERSHIPS Chamber Wants Representatives of Foreign Countries in Body. The Chamber of Commerce has de? eded to Invite all the governments of foreign countries having consuls or vice-consuls at this port 10 accept honorary memberships in the hodv. Certificates of honorary momliership will be issued to each of the coun? tries, and the local representatives of such governments will Be weleom ? <! at all meetings <>f the < hamlier Will Attend funeral. A number o( Newport News people will go to Richmond this morn ng to attend the funeral of Kdward P Ay er*, who died Frida? at the Flizabeth B-nton hospital The services are 'o be held at the Clav Street Methodist church this afternoon at 1 3? o'clock Those who will go from this c-?y to artend are Mr. and Mrs I H Bob I krn. Mr and Mrs l>emuel Campbell Mr. and M's W T Jnyne* and Harry Bowers. Magruder Cjti Meeting. Magruder Camp No t.k d. u-d Confederate Vetemns. will hold Its regular meeting- a' the city hall 'o tot-ow night at ? o'clock f.w 'he pur noae of e|ee?tn? delegates m 'he mee' ra of the Virginia Grand Camp at Norfolk. October 1?. 11 and > fir'J - PeMus Assigned Weo? Paotaia Harrr U Pettus. qwarter xasmr I S A has been ordered in ? his rtty or official hu? ness pertata log to the Fnited State? army trans pot's whkb are oat af eoaaaaoakMi aal 'he shipyard. alias Hundley Reepen? Stud.e Miss Francs, s Hsadlev reopened ler Plann S'udw *t ||,.ir| PocaKootv? Hep? *th ATI pupils who have ?m enrared lesson hour, and wish to di pl'ani re pen as eariv as p." ?!kle ,T SNATCHES POCKET BOOK ? I Negro Pulls off Daring Rob? bery in Broad Daylight. PURSUED AND CAPIURED Vax Levinson and N. Sutlle Run John H. Thomas Down After Exciting I Chase of Several Blocks? Puree Is Recovered. I I After it brief, bell exciting chase. In which a score of mwii and hoys parti t < IngtOg, John II. Thomas, a gOgMk. I who is chari/t-d wllh SggtCgggg a pock I MboOS Irom .lames Jordan, also OOi 01 eil. st Jefferson av. inn- und Twen ty tilth street ahout .'. I ". 0 ?lock yes? terday afternoon, was captured with n a few blocks of the scene of the crime. Max U-vinsoii and N. Suttl.? gel the credit for bagging the alleged criminal und they tumid him ove ? to Police Sergeant W. T. Webb. Thomas Is now hghiiul bat bars at the IHillce station with the charge of highway robbery against him. He probably will get a preliminary hear? ing tomorrow morning in the police court. According to the stories of eye? witnesses and there were a half hundred of them from ult accounts the alleged robbery was pulled off on a car of the t'ltixens' Hallway. Light and Power Company Thomas is said to have boarded the car at the corner and to have pulled his junket hook out to pay his fare. Jordan, who was on the car. is alleged to have snatched the pocketbook and leaped to the slreet on a dead run Crowd Oives Chase. Max Levinson, N. Stitlle and many other men who saw the crime com? mitted, gave . base. Thomas hiked j up Jefferson avenue to Twenty sixth ' street and turned down that street toward Warwick avenue. While he was making fast time, l-evin-toti and Hurtle proved too fast for him and they pounced on him after Re had gone about two blocks. Sergeant W. T. Webb was nearbr when the alleged theft occurred and he look charge of the prisoner. Thon us was pursued so closely that he did not have time to drop the |KK-ketbook and it was found on him after his capture. The purse, which contained several dollars* was turned over to the owner and Jordan, who lives on Ivy avenue, was summoned to appear in tho indice court tomor? row morning as a witness in the CRM SOCIAL-PERSONAL. In and Mrs J W. C. Jones, who were luanieO at w'arni Springs, Va., fee August tl, will return today from their wtsldiug tour and will be at home let their friends in (his city. j Miss E. A. Turnbull, daughter of (\>agressmati Tuiiibull, of Lawrence Mi!.- Va . is the guest of Mr and Mrs. R C L Muncure. in this city. Mrs Cha: ies l?arker and sister, Mrs Harris. n,*;ie Visiting In Charles City county i Mis.s Mary hvar.s nas r.-t irned 1 from .Limes Cltv county, where sue has been visiting relatives. M s ? M Nettles and children.' who have hjggg vltiiting nlativ.j in Washing! m, I> C, have returned home Mr and Mrs James E Abbe and d.lighter ate visiting friends in Rich? mond - Mr W C Tomklns will leave today for an extended trip through me North Rev H W Dunkley. who has been BWaXBSSBUJ th.- nxm'h v,f August in Hali? fax c< unfy. his returned home M: and Mrs j |> Meredith, of T >r boro N C. are visiting their son. Mr. r, A Meredith. 1310 Twenty slxtn stn>et j Miss Novella K Nance, of this city, -nd Mis, Helle CkrptoO. ,>f Norfolk, have r.tum.il fr?gg a trip to Niagara Kails and Philadelphia | M- ..cd Mrs Isaac Kerlin an?! daughter. Miss Nellie K?rlls. who hare l-een Finding th.. month of Angus, in NVmton. N J . and other r . : . ?. hav,. retiirn?-d h??me. Mr* Milliard Ra.ley and children have returned floss an extended visit In 'he m Mints ins of Virginia Mr and Mi* Howard Anderson, of RaitiWM.re are the guewts of Mr BB> BsgMRTa gnunl porefit? Mr and Mrs tawsnsjs Kopp, in North End Mi?, Elvabe-h Ksuffroan. of New ton. N J . 1? the gio-st of h. r BssnsJ Mrs I?aar Kerlia. au F* ny ?ightn s reet Mr at?.| Mrs J?.on W Remold* aroj eipecteg to l et uro howte today fTOSS I nordonsrtlk* Mm Revnolg* has been ' ? pending ?ev. r I month* wllh rela? tive, la the nv ant sin? of Virginia. j I Mi?* Pestiic,. Erses, who Inks h*eu si??.!!r?g two gnyr-ka with rrlnllros is Petersburg, ha* relumed home I _ I Mis? Heim Scott lias it:u:n?Hl from *bkio, where IM ^hm i? > anaa I'h ul | her tONHI IMM Ii? i sister. Mm. B. 11 Hin ma Ii ai-M in, aiiicl her und I will spend .. iiioulb. h. it l -Mix* Blanche Hopkins ha.s return? ed 1 ?? in nteaBsfcj county, where she w-m-.i n Um?., Miss Kiilheiiiic Ky.u. left yesterday foj lata ,,i Wight county, ?iure i>ho will ?BMfJ two week., with r.-iauvc* MOM Ma?- Struiliu.oi and brother, Mr fHOfc Stmiluiai;. who u-ive been visiting M:s. QMrgO Madders, on i'wi ? y-eiglnh, street, hATe returned to UM If home in Koiaburc .Miss Ada Smith |c!t i.i.st week for Faruivlllo to enter Um State Female .Normal Institute Mr Walter IV lb i kn.s. who baa been B|tead1ae, the s.r with his pur ents, Mr. and Mis I K Hopkins, in East Knd, has return.d to the Agri eolturoJ goyj Merkanlral college, Hal. igh, N C. Air. M. ('. Weaver will leave today on aa extended trip '.. Philadelphia. New York and other northern citl?T?. Miss Hazel Thompson, who iias 0000 spending the summer with rela? tives in Richmond, returned here yes? terday to resume her wc?rk as a teach ??r in the elty public schools. Miss Anna K Pub v. w ho has been ayeoOJAej the sininier with her mint, Mrs. T. E. Hopkins, in Baal Knd, has returned <> her home la Philadelphia. Miss Mabe| M< ran ?"'" arrive here Uday rrpaa Richmond. where she spent lhe summer months Mr L, T. Sioneburner, ,Ir, who has been spending several days with friends in this city, will return today to his home in Richmond . Mrs. William A Simpson left yes? terday for ScranU n. ro\ where she Is to spend several months with rela? tives. MaOa Lilly May Olson Is visiting rel a ives In Richmond. Miss prttHr Hall, of Richmond, has airtred her,- to spend the winter. Mis- liessie Hudson, who has been viJt ng relatives in ('harlottesvtile, h I r? turned to this city. Miss I inda Cogbill. who h-i? been spending the summer months in Pe? tersburg, has returned home. Miss Bertha Fletcher, who has been spending the summer with relatives in Fredorieksburg. has returned home. Miss .Ian.- Solater has returned from Raltimore. wh? na she was ihe g'iest of relatives Miss Myra Wilson has gone to W'adi-slioro, N C, to spend the win? ter. | Mrs W Berry m-m. 227 Thlrtythird street, has as her gi-e*t, ber daughter,1 Mrs W Clopt.-n. of Norfolk. Mr. Charles H. Tall la now con-1 v?lescent at his home In Lasallfe ave nue. after an illness of six months. j Mr and Mrs. J. P. PTaley. who havoj been visiting Mr Fraley's brother.! Mr. W. (5. Fraley. at Rlvervlew. will j leave tomorrow night for their home In Philadelphia. This la the first : time Mr. Fraley has been In this sec j tion since the Civil War. The cost of laving a transatlantic coble is about fl.2oo per mile. DON'T WAIT. Take Advantage of a Newport News Citizen's Experience Before Ifa Too Late. When the back begine to ache. Isin't wait until backache becomes rhronk ; Till serlcus kidney troubles de V. lop; Till urinary troubles destroy night s resf. Profit by a Newj?.rt New? rit.zens ex |>erience Charles I Carver. 12? Twen'y seventh street Ni wport Sewe. Va.. says "la my case boon's Kidney Plfhj acted Just aa represented and beyond all question are a ttnod rem? edy lor kidney troukk- 1 was annoy ed by a dull pain in the small of my bock and while It was not severe ?noiigh to lay me tip. I was very an atooe to get rd of It. Seeing I toon 's Kidney P"l? highly recommended. I prorurod a box at Allen's iOlig Slore and commenced Iost They promptly reiieved ate aast before long effected a complete core. I can strona-i* recommend, d Ix-an? Kldnev Pilkv" ? Mr. Carver gave too above teatl raaajBaJ ,n Aug l?o;. and when lot-r viewed on June 3D. 1*00. he added My faith la Itoeaa Kidney Pills Is as strong as ever I have bod prar callv n? recurreac. of my old treble, but i orcosioeetly use Dooa's Kidney Plla. flndlng thai fbey k*?P ">T ?M ' ? ' - i ? onditpar For sale by ail doaVre Price SO ?.nt. p.^ter Miroura Co BokTalo New Tor*, aato asreofs for tbe I'niied Wtataa. Remember the aaaje? Doaa'a?and ra?ko aa> ?ar koa Tilt Symbolism Didn't Appeal. I "Charlie." wirruu fully sighed the yuutiK lady hi the parlor ?<f the con-, crete house (in Washington avenue, "It la ueurly r_* o'clock. "Ye*. Hclimta." was the br.-u thing res|k>use of her poetical ruiupuulon. I who was sitting on the sofa lieslde her. "(hi' uiinutr h;nul is crawlug closer to the boost hand, and when the . time of iiiUlnrght is chimed the l\vo hands will he even as one. oh. dur ' ling Itelliiila," he continued as he lit erally simulated the action of the min? ute hand, "may not the coming to . get her of theee two hands be syiu I aoaueal of us?" She broke away and stood firmly on her feet. "No. rlinrles Henry Smith." she retorted angrily, "those two bunds will remain as one but a single sec | ond. and then the minute band will I divorce itself und go on Um way alone. No. Mr Smith, a minute band that doesn't stick isn't the kind of sym i IkiI Ism I want:" -Chicago News. AFTER SUFFERING FOR YEARS Cured by Lydia E. Pink ham'sVegetableCompound Park Kupids, Minn.?"i was sick for 1 years while passing through the Change of Life and was hardly able to be around. After tak? ing- six bottles of Lydia K. i'inkham's V ego tab 16 Com? pound i gained 20 pounds, ana non able to do my own work and feel .... we 11."? Mrs. Ed. lM La Lou, 1'ark Kap uls, Minn. I'rookville, Ohio.?"i was irrejrular and extremely nervous. .V neinibor recommended Lydia E. Pink ham's Vegetable Compound to me and 1 have become regular and my nerves are much better." ? Mrs. K. Kinmson, Urookville, Ohio. Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com? pound, made from native roots and herbs, contains no narcotic or bartn e!ul drugs, and to-day holds the record for the largest number of actual cures of female diseases we know of, and thousands of voluntary testimonials are on lile in the Pinkham laboratory at Lynn. Mass.. from women who have been cured from almost every form of female complaints, inflammation, ul ceration.displacemer.ts, fibroid tumors. Irregularities, periodic pains, backache, indigestion and nervous prostration. Every suffering woman owes it to her? self to give Lydia E. Pinkham's Vege? table Compound a trial. If you want special advice write Mrs. Pinkliam, Lynn, Mums., for it. It i> free und always helpful. Automobile Bargains 1 We have for sale a number of used cars?In remarkably gwwl condition - which we are offering at prices rang? ing from tjft up. This lot consists of FRANKLINS. WICKS. STOD DARIVDAYTONS. PRAYKK Mll.LKH, HUDSON. CHALMERS and others. I Ma WKKCKS. FOSTER Motor Car Co., 60.V613 West Hroad street, Richmond. Virginia. I Agency for PIERCE-ARROW. HIT' K, LOCO ?nu Full line of tires and accessories in stock - Prices right. . I .EXCURSION. n mitkews cower The Old Dominion Steam? ship Company's toasaer MtUI.IAi'K Wili iriRk.- :i in! trip to Mathew* Conaty today. Sunday. Sept. II, leaving Old Fare. Round Trip, $1.10 H. A. PARK ER. Acting Agent odd fellows' excursion to baltimore. sept. ix KOI ND TRIP $?? >"? N v . p a N. Steamer Neap York. I r. Portsmouth . 7 on a. at1 I? Norfolk . 7-S? n m I.e. Newport News.* * "? a w Lv ??|?| I'.nnt . 9:30 a. m. Retumlng. leave Haifimore Th?rs day. midnight II HULL & HULL Graduate ; Opticians PRO MOT tuvrct isst???it stau ?t Rdawjaai Sows SCHOOL SUPPLIES Pencils, Pens. Erasers, Tablets, School Bags, Etc. C. G. EPES & BRO. 2909 WASHINGTON AVE. Olby Suffer with Fjcadacbc? WIihij wvi cau match, replace or repair your glawat-s in a few hours! This is RUSH work wi b us and takes preoedeuoe over everything FLORY-ROYALL CO., Inc. MANUFACTURING - OPTICIANS PIANOS Slightly used Pianos at a bargain. Terms to suit you. .Tuning and Repairing Our Specialty. All work guaranteed. See our special line of new Pianos at $250 an and $300. THE FERG?5S0N HUSIC CO 227 Thirty-firet street (Next to High School) Citx. Phone No. 90 RUGS $14.48 RUGS Velvet or Tapestry. Take yoor Choice. Regular $22.00 Values SEE OUR WINDOW $125.00 Suit Only $78.00 CHAPIN BROS., Inc. 3004-6 Washington Ave?, Newport News, Va. How Much Have You Saved the Last Year? WATCH your OPPORTUNITY. *7kea roe see a good talon take r. Now la tke Unto to atart a ear pi amou ? I Pro?peers werj oceor better. Put Your Savings Into a Home ??r i lot whiie tkey are cheap. Rull? yoor borne Tke osoeta/ reo tare poytaw root will pay for yonr knaae. We hero le a for aale or lease in all parte o" the ettr OUR TERM. A NE ~asy. Cop a* our sWkae awe talk rt ever. OLD DOMINION LAND CO. HOTEL WARWICK .UILDI**. NEWPORT NEW?. VIRGINIA.