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Baseball Committee to Make
final Rounds. CONflDENf OF SUCCESS Local Fant Are Waxing Enthuiiactic Over Proapect of Having Slate League Team Next Season?Many Are Subscribing to Stock. While only a comparatively few aubHcMptioiiM weie ;<?! ur?il yesterday, the committee limned ui the meeting of baseball enthusiasm Thursday night to secure fifty stockholders In the proposed New poll News Slate league baseball learn, la cotilldeut of securing the remaining necessary stockholders tod&y so that (?. H. A. Kookei may go io Richmond Monday ti aerure the franchise tor this city from the league magnates, who will meet al Murphy's hotel Monday night. Abe Horwitz. one of the commit teeman. was out of the city yesterdav on business and 0, II. A. Hooker and Or. K. Lee Itohinsoti. the other two members, were unable io do much j work because of business eugage-t merits. However, additional subscrib j ers were sec ured and approximately i half of the required $2.".no lias been! subscribed up to this time. Make Report Tonight. Hy much hustling among the busi? ness men. merchants and "thirty-sec-j i ml decree" fans toiiav, the committee expects to secure*enough subscribers to make up the remainder of the sum ; needed. The committee will meet ' with the fans tonight and report the result of its labors. Interest in the proposition to land the league team here has Increased since It became known that several of the ieodlng Hampton fans have stated that Newport News could not float a State league team without Hampton's assistance. There are many people here who believe that' this city can stand on Its own bottom I In this matter ami the statement of the Hampton fans has been product- j live of several $?:." subscriptions, which might not otherwise have been secured. For $1,000 Salary Limit. If he goes before the meeting in Richmond Monday night. Mr. Hooker j will fight for a salary limit of Jl.ium p. r month for twelve players, exclu? sive of the manager. With such a salary limit the expenses of the team per month are estimated at appro\I ? ? tnately il.xuii. or $8.0011 for the sea? son. Owner Hradley. of Hb limoud. es-j ilmates that the local team will get j not less than $; '. out of Richmond, Portsmouth and Norfolk during the season, these figures being based dM the lowest amounts paid the visiting teams in those cities. Peters burg is a paying baseball town and the team will do ab good as break oven in Lynchburg, getting exiienses or. the trips to that city. Wlih any kind of attendance at all In this city it is figured that the team should, at least, break even on the season and with the sale of players to heOjbigger leagues should quit the season % lit-' tie to the good even under adverse I conditions. INSPECT STATE INSTITUTIONS. Hon. L P. Stearnes Named by State Board of Charities. Hon L P Stearnes, of this city, has been designated by the State board of charities and corrections to inspect with other members of the hoard the Eastern Srate hospital, the State penitentiary and Slate farm, the Ijiurei Industr a! school, the ne? gro reformatory and the Virginia Home and Intlustiiil school for girls. The results ef the Inspections will be embodoled in the forthcoming an? nual report of the ^oard. Jake Fish Gets Warrant. flUly Adams, of 112? Twenty eeventh street, was arrested last night by Patrolmen Padgett and Price and Jailed on the charge of assault The arrest wis made ,>". a warrant sworn out by Jake Fish. Larceny s Charged. Pink e Walker, a sixteen year old negro wa.-j ;irte--ted v. sterday by Pa tro'.mai- Messick and 'ocked up ?t the station house on the charge of lar? ceny Let The Children R'de School On Bicycles from Abbe's for ? ? OC per SOCIAL-PERSONAL Miss Phyllis Applewhite, who ban lot-u v iKitiliK Dr and Mrs | J Ap? plewhite, has returned tu her how* In Suffolk Mr. John Spem.r MM leave 'oday. for Chase t'nv, Va . to Join Mm Spen? cer and eliildieu, who are vislHng In that efttjr, * Mi Charles Spencer and Im daugh? ter. Mrs Hebdilch, are visiting MM Stute Mr i>> Richmond Mr M Krlder Weaver attended IB* State fair lu H chuiond yesterday. Mr E M Shoeklev Is visiting in lialtuuore. Misses Rossi,, and Juan ta Sabtstoii are \ .t eg relatives In I la 111 more. , Messrs L P- Allen and Penn Wil? liams who have been attending the State fair In Richmond, have returned home Mr W T StaulTer has gone to Phil- j adelphla on Imsliiess. Mr L- S Co trelI and children, who have been visit ng Mrs. Cottrell'a |>ar erxts. Mr. and Mrs. C R Koane. in Portsmouth, have returned home. Mr and Mrs 1, II. Timherlake have returned from Kichmond, where they attended the State fair. Mr. aud Mrs. George E Via. who hnve been attending the Sate fair in Richmond, have returned home. ? JUNIORS WILL PRESENT FLUGS TO CITY SCHOOLS Old Bann tri Are Rapidly Wearing Out ?No Flsg Pole on Second Ward Building. Preparations are being made by the local councils of Junior Order United Aineiicuu Mechanics fcr presenting all of the city school buildings with new American fljgs to replace the present on. s, which are rapidly wearing out. Kaeh round has appointed a commit? tee of one and thev will reiiort at a met Mug Tuesday night and get In? structions bo proceed with the pre? sentation. There is no flag pole on the Thomas Jefferson school building .'n the Sec Ossj ward. When the building w-a.s contracted tor the dea was U> have a flag pole separate from the building, but it never has been put up EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETS. DeWitt Crane Presides at Session In Rich mend. DeWitt Crane returned yesterday from Richmond where he pres'ded Thursday night at '.he meeting of the, executive committee of the Virginal Interdenominational Sunday School Assoc. at ion at which plans for he convention at Richmond next April j ang, for ?ither work of the association', were made. Following the business | session a delightful oar., it t was held, j WILL RETURN HOME TODAY, j Dr. Clarence Porter Jones Back from' Trip to Europe. Dr. Clarence Porter Jone?, who has be n travel ng In Eun pe and studying at ?the Pniversitv of Edinburgh, ar? rived in New York yesterday morning and will reach this citv today after an absence of two months While away Dr Jones attended the produc t:on of the Passion Pia. at Oberam megau and visited in France. England and Scotland VISITING IN LONDON. Mrs. George W. Freelsnd Makes Quick Trip Across Atlantic. Mrs George W. Freeland. of 119 Thirtieth street. Is v siting tier old b< m. in London. England She arriv? ed at l/>ndon laat Monday morning al? ter making the trip from Newport News in s x and one-balf days? s rec? ord 'rip Mrs Freeland went from Ibis city to Neur York by jail snd sailed en the mammoth Cunard liner LusHania She w.H be away two months. LITERARY SOCIETY MEETS First Gathering of High School Or? ganisation Tbl? Year. The Newport Xews High School I terary Society held its first meeting r.f the present session yestcrdsy af? ternoon in the assembly ball of the High school bniMlnat Beahles the members, a number of the graduates of the school snd others attended As has been the custom heretofore. th? society trill hold beweehly m.-et nr* with public entertainments st ?sted periods and the outlook for a successful year Is encouraging AUTO AGENTS SUMMONED j Edtf e Denote and Wilhsm ?hacket feed Are Haled* to Court t*poo the complaint of Cowmlssioo-' ?r of the Revenwe W It Crump, f. B ' Denate aad William Sbarbelfaed as fnnwMia* jktt<*ntfi, Wt*s ?* #nMfnofiafnjj| >r*>nV teidav hv Patrolman Boswell to.ep P? ir In the police court th s morn iss to answer the charge of doing bnsl neeg wtthoct a llcejsse It rs ell-erd that the mew have h*en ?elMcg su e moMts w thont paying the neceenarv city Ut [First PrfKbyterian Sunday School Elects Officers. _ ? ENCOURAGINJ REPORTS New Year Promises to be Moat 8uc a ceaaful in School's History?Mem berthip Now Numbers 473, With 33 Teachers. In suite of the rainy weather, there ? was a large attendance at the twenty lirat annual uioetiug of the Suiniav 1 school of the First 1'resby lerlau church last night In the Sunday1 school room of the edifice. Officer* for the ensuing year were olecten as follows: I Superintendent- Paul S. Orlerson. j AsMlslaiit superintendent-J. A. Willett. i Keiordlng secretary -K. C. Slmp son. Kurolling secretary G. 11. Me Al? pine. Treasurer H. S. Warring. Librarian M. N. Holt. Assistant librarlau Robert McAr thur. J I'lanlst Miss Florence Holt. First assistant pianist-~4. W. Col? lier. Second assistant pianist?Miss Ger? trude McMurran. Doorman- James A. Sommervllle. j Encouraging Reports Received. Rev. K, T. Wellford. I). D.. pastor of the ehitri-h, presided at the meet ing and made an interesting talk on the work of the Sunday school. Verv j encouaVgliiK reports were heard from the different departmenrs and they indicated that the school Is vutering upon the moBt successful year of Its history. A lleglntting twenty one years ago w-lth a membership of lesH than two score, the school has grown until Its membership today Is 473 with 33 teachers. The Sunday school Is di? vided Into departments, beginning with the primary grades up through to the Hlble classes fur both men aud women. Thirty-seven officers and teachers attended the meeting last? night. Refreshments Served. After the business session last night, the ladles of the school served refreshments and an informal pro? gram was carried out. mSTALLEDJOMORROW Interesting Exercises Will be! Held at Calfary Baptist Jhurch. Rev. J H. Terry, the new pastor of he Calvary Baptist church. Hunting ton avenue an<j Foray-seventh street,' w,ll be formally Installed tomorrow afternoon at 3 B>'eU>ck andean un? usually interesting program has beeil arranged for the occasion. Rev \lr. j Terry began his pastorate last Sun-( day, coming here from Accomac coun? ty to succeed Rev. S. L. Naff. Several of 'he pastors of this city.j Hampton and Phoebus are to barttci pate In the installation exercises The. meeting will open with the singing of the Doxologv and Rev. J T Rid dick. pastor of the Second Bapfis* church, will offer the invocation Rev. J. M. Pilcher. D. D., of Phoebus, wlllj read a selection of scripture and Rev. K Pendle ton Jonea, D. !>. of Hamil? ton, wilt offer prayer. Mayor Maryu* Jones will welcome the new pastor on behalf of the city.! and Rev B. T Wellford. D D. p:?torl of the First Presbyterian church, will welcome him on lnhalf of the other denominations Rev. .1 T RiJdiek will welcome him on behalf of the Baptist of the c <v and Calvary church, and Rev K. Pendleton Jones. D. D., will extend the welcome on behalt of the Peninsula Association Rev J. H. Terry will respond to the addresses after which Rev J. M Pilcher. D D.. will pronounce the benediction During the services. Mr* C W Stone. Jr. will sing ?'Messsge of Love, ' and Miss Ora 1? Nargamln will sing. 'Thv w.ll He Done." m NtW STYLE OF BUTTONS FOR POUZE UNIFORMS , Seal of City Replaces Seal of Virginia New Uniforms and Helmets Ordered. ! Chief of Police Mitchell his adopt ,ed a new style of buttons for he uni J forms of the members of the ? ai p< he department aad these button* (will be used m ?he* fa tare The wem' buttons bear the esof of tbe city of, 'Newport News wfb tfc? tarripthm, I S V Polle?- srouad the seal and. .are very pretty New uniforms aad keime'? bare beam ordered by tbe ofbeera aad betmcts already harre arrived The an forms are expert** shout October *? end ihr force wiH fura out kB Ra now "rig- tbe latter aar of tbe mcath UM Try 0. B, ft LOCAL POST OF T. P. A. HOLDS ANNUAL BANQUET ? Col. H. L. Harweod, or Richmond, Among Gueatt. of Evening?Thir? ty Members Attend. I The local post of the Travelers' Protective Association held its an nuul banquet at Mo- Warwick hotel last nlfht and lee affair was voted j the most eujoyuiile function of Its) kind the ?oat has w t attempted. The j banquet taVas held in the new cafe and covers were laid for thirty, the' tablis being formed in a circle around the room. The decorations were' beautiful, palms und cut flowers be-' lug used In the embellishment. AI'er i in guests hutl made merry to' their fullest extern around the festive j board several spec lies were made by members and visitors. Arnum: UM j guests of honor was Col. II. L. liar-' wood, of the Richmond Post. WARWICK C0UN1Y SHOWS DECREASE IN ASSESSMENT Assessor Miner Makes Report to1 Clerk of Courts?County Roads | Being Improved. Assessor William C. Miner, of War? wick county, has completed his work and made his n port to the county clerk of courts. His report shows a dt<rease of $27.'too in the values as listed this year by 'be commissioner1 of revenue. The coinuiissiuner's books hIiow a laud valuation of $1,121 ,yo *, and a personal properly assessment of ?179.2-.2. County Treasurer Curtis also has made bis annual report to the board of supervisors and this shows that nearly one-half of the total ex|m-lidl-| tares for the past year was for im? provement of I he county roads. REV. W. B. BEAUCHAMP RETURNED TO VIRGINIA Former gastrr of Trinity Church Ap? pointed Missionary Secretary to Virginia Conference. Information was received here yes? terday that Rev W. II- lieauchainp. formerly pastor of the Trinity Meth odls- church,' has been transferred back to Virginia -.is missionary secre? tary of the Virginia Conference Meth? odist Church, South, from which posi? tion Rev. K. H Rawlings. I? I)., was last May promoted to the mission board of the Methodist Church, South, Nashville. Rev. Mr. Boanchamp has been the pastor of the Four h Avenue Metho? dist chvrch. Lew hi rifle, since he left Trinity church about five years ago Ha has many ffi'inls here who are glad to hear that Rev. Mr. Beau champ will return to this state. FOURTH DIVISION OF FLEET IS DUE TODAY Kansas, Louisiana, South Carolina and New Hampshire to Repair at Norfolk. The fourth division of the Atlantic fleet, consisting of the baftlesh ps Kansas, Louisiana, South Carolina and New Hampshire, is due to arrive in Hampton Roads today. The shiim are to proceed to the Norfolk navy yard for repa'rs preparatory to ihe cruise to Europe this winter. The sccut cruiser Birmingham will j arrive in the Roads next week from | Boston and, after loading roe) and supplies, w II proceed to Yorktown to participate In the celebration of the anniversary of 'he one hundred and twenty-ninth anniversary of the surrender of Lord Cornwallls. Licensed as Registered Pharmacist. Crowder White, of this city, has suc? cessfully passed the examination for j registered pharmacists before the] State board of pharmacy at Rich-1 mond. Leap's Prolific Wheat. Ter Most Prolific m? Best of MUUnfJ Wheats TW Is reported from oar custom era from twenty-fire to fifty-two bushels per acre. When groan side by sole with other kinds this splen? did heard less wheat yielded from five to eighteen bushels store per acre oo same land and under same conditions as other standard wheats. Whereeer grown it is superseding . ah other kinds and it should be sown universally by wheat growers everyw here W'nce for pnoe and "Wood*) Crop Special* which contains new and valuable article. " How to grow big crops of whenL" T. V. WOOD ft SONS. Seedsmen. Richmond. Va. n We are headquarters for Farm Se*d*. Gram and CJo-rdk Seeds. Whsksr Veerhes. Dwarf Eise? Rape Seed Wheat. Oafs. Rye. Barker, esc iiesrnptrt- Fall Catalog mailed Bee. - HULL & HULL I Gram atk Optician* t-g.'MiT saavii* I .? t?m,-Wz?? St . Sis a part St?i COOK WITH GAS \SlEAMtR MADISON WILL 00 OVERBOARD JOD AY New Old Dominion Liner to Launched at Loci) Shipyard Miss Landen the Sponsor. Kverychinir I* In readiness at the shipyard for the launching at noun today of the Old Dominion Steamship tkimpany's new steel freight mid pus setig.-r steamer Madison The launch tug Ik to be entirely Informal ami will be witnessed by only a small par? ty of invited guests and the officials of the owning company and (he ship? yard. Miss Fannie Rraxton I_?ndon, or 4 his city, daughter of W. If iJindoii. general agent for the Old Dominion Company in Virginia, is to christen the Madison. The sponsor will be at? tended by Miss U>uise Robnson, or this city. Immediately after the crsft takes the water, the yard officials will tender as delightful post-launching luncheon to the sponsor at the War? wick hotel. VIRGINIA STATE FAIR RICH? MOND. VA. October 3rd 8th, 1910. For the above occasion the C. & O. Railway will sell tickets from New port News to Richmond and return at rate of $2.'.U?tickets on sale Octo ber Ist-Xth. inclusive, with lag] limit to October 10th. wisely dint-ted, will catis? her to give to lier litllc ones only lb*- moat wholesome and beneficial remedies ami only when actually needed, and the weli-itifornnd mother uses only tin- pleasant and gentle laxative rem? edy?Syrup of Figs and Elixir of Senna- when a laxative is required, as it is wholly free from all objec? tionable substances. To get its ben? eficial effects always buy the <r?-nu inc, manufactured by the California r'iff Syruji Co. e5__5_to . T COMMHV ? How Much Have You Saved The Last Year? ____________ WATCH YOUR OPPORTUNITY. When you see a good thing tabs*. Now Is the time to start a sav? ings account. Prospects were never be/.ter. ? Put Your Savings Into a Home Buy a lot while they are cheap. Build your home. The money you save paying rent will pay for your home. We have lots for sale or lease in all parts of the city. OUR TERMS ARE EASY. Call at our office and talk it over. Old Dominion Land Co. HOTEL WARWICK BUILDING. NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA Schmelz Brothers, BANKERS -STANDS FOK= SATISFACTORY SERVICE and Four Per Cent. Interest The LARGEST and STRONGEST BANK in the Cily Wise Men LEARN From the Experience ol Others- * Why wait for the Thtef or Fire to rob you of your hard earned Savings. DEPOSIT THEM IN THE CITIZENS & MARINE BANK Where they will not only be safe but earn you 4 Per Cent. Interest. Today Is the Time; Tomorrow May Be Too Late. AMPLE GUARANTEE The resources of the FIRST NATIONAL BANK, of Newport News, are ample guarantee of its Financial strength. Your account and banking business Invited. The First National Bank United States Depositary, fewport News, Va. CAPITAL, 1100.000; SURPLUS. $100.000. lB^Baaaaj^*^w forpaesnbt. Boob em patents. "Hints to Inventor* ? ? inventions ? Why some inventorsjail. ? All sent free. Special It* of aeuiBjhJ to cor eflrtits. Send rough sketcb ?raaodei far sea re* of Patent < iaw* Our Mr. Oreetey was formerly Artaarreajaaaasxaagr Of Pateata. ??2 had fall eharge of the U. a rwhnatolBsa. S%7 aaaaAv, I ?1HW -<-r~l. T * Wrl-ilv- en rsuHiu.-* nr.^T isu to abmesss. GREELEY ?iMClNTIRE. PATENT ATTOBNCYB. WASHINGTON 0 C Capital Dry Goods House 2910-2912 Washington Ava. Specials In Ladies' HOSIERY ladles' Lisle Finish Hose, fast black. Special, j 2 pair for 25c Hxtra quality Lisle Huse, fast black; full fashion seaiu - light weight, 23c pair Indies' Silk Hose, with Lisi? tops. Special, 49c Ladies' All Silk Hose; reg? ular $1.20 quality, 98c Have Your Clothes Dry Cleaned This service brightens up the colors, removes soil, freshens the fabric, takes out the stains and really makes the clothes as suitable for wear as when new. Ladies' Dainty Garments Such as shirf? waists, skirts, lingerie, etc., is a part of our work that we give more than ordinary care and attention. j GENTS, don't forget that soft domestic finish we give your shirts, collars aad cuffs. Hotel Warwick Laundry DYEING AND CLEANING, 119 Twenty-fourth Street. Both 'Phones No. 10. and WOOD i cord Pin? Wood $1.75 i cord Mixed Wood $1.80 I cord Oak Wood $1.85 No Exfjhs Charge for Splitting, i All coal well screened and kept un? der sheds, both wood and coal being delivered perfectly dry. Distilled Ice Co. 35th St. and C. & O. Ry. Bell 'Phone 98. Citz. 'Phone 308. A Pleasant Surprise That's what you ve got coming when you get your first month's gas bill for cooking and lighting. We venture the opinion that it will not be one-half as large an you expected <t would be. * If you think that gas is too expensive for you to use for cooking why not satktfy yourself on that point: We'll charge you nothing foa telling yon about what the amount of gas you'd likely ose woo Id coat you each snontk. Just think of tan naanfort you're mtsslar. by not having a gas range. Ke wporf lews Bts 6?. Office Comer Thirty first afreet and Washington awe Bate. Both 'phones No. 34. Newport Newt, Va. DR. H. He ADAIR VETERINARY 8UBGEON ontee Cause's Livery Stable. BOTH PBOSES NO.