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
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
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.
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
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
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
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."
SNATCHES POCKET BOOK
Negro Pulls off Daring Rob?
bery in Broad Daylight.
PURSUED AND CAPIURED
Vax Levinson and N. Sutlle Run John
H. Thomas Down After Exciting
Chase of Several Blocks? Puree Is
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
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
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
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
Mr and Mrs James E Abbe and
d.lighter ate visiting friends in Rich?
Mr W C Tomklns will leave today
for an extended trip through me
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
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
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 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
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?
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
Miss Myra Wilson has gone to
W'adi-slioro, N C, to spend the win?
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.
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
Till serlcus kidney troubles de
Till urinary troubles destroy night s
Profit by a Newj?.rt New? rit.zens
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
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
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.
Cured by Lydia E. Pink
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
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,
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.
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.
Motor Car Co.,
60.V613 West Hroad street,
PIERCE-ARROW. HIT' K, LOCO
Full line of tires and accessories
in stock - Prices right. . I
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 Bags, Etc.
C. G. EPES & BRO.
2909 WASHINGTON AVE.
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
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.
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