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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 23 December 1898

HAMP1 lie Gave Corpulent OfficessGioS dings the "Hottoot." LIGHT OF FINGER AND HEEL Xew York Negro Lifted u Diamond King from a Jewlery Store. Other Trink? et i cf Value Foumi on the Prisoner's Person. An exciting chase, the sequel to a jewelry theft, occurred on Queen and Wine streets about 1:30. P. M. yesterday ? n which a smooth negro thief who rives his name as Alex White was the fugitive, and his pursuers were .-Sergeant Giddings and a crowd of others who had been attracted by the -.!iy of "Stop, Thief." Down Queen and thence into Wine the fugitive sprinted and, being hard pressed by his pur? suers, he turned into the yard of Ohiles' livery and attempted to scale ;he fence separating it from the Bap slst church lot. It was at this point I liat the pursuers rounded him up and oapturcd him, leading him in triumph to the jail. White, or whatever his name really is, had a short time before stolen a diamond ring from Mr. John T. Bentley, .'.r.d it was on information lodged with ihe ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Library of Virginia
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 23 December 1898

nil NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. NEW YORK, Dec. 22?The market continued today its upward movement on a tremendous volume of business, second only to the record made one day last week. Loudon traded both ways, her pur? chases and sales being larger than foi? st long time. On balance, it is estimated that over 35,000 shares were taken for Ixmdon account. Denver & Rio Grande, preferred, was a favorite in both markets, on predictions of a 2 per cent, dividend, which later mate? rialized. Union Pacific issues were ab? sorbed on rising prices for both foreign and domestic demand. A pool, appa? rently connected with prominent/inter? ests, seemed to be in control of this stock in the local trading. There were no new- developments in the property, except that a good showing .-..?< l r oasted. for the November statement to ! be presently issued, and the continued association of the property with the Alton deal, in which other mads as ue--. are supposed to be interested. Reali...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 December 1898

ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHES. VOL. Ill, IsO. 306. Trial of "Badger" Moore's Wife Nearingan End. DEFENSE RESTS ITS CASE Sentence of Court Upon the Convicted Man Defci rjd, rending the Proceed? ings Against His Alleged Accomplice, NEW YORK, Dec. 23.-WiIliam A. Moore, convicted of working- the ".badger" game on Martin Mahon at the Hotel Grenoble, was to have been sen? tenced today but the trial of his wife, Fayne Strahan Moore, accused of com? plicity in the crime, being still in prog? ress. Recorder Goff announced when court convened that the passage of sen? tence would be deferred, the time to be s?t- later in the day. '.The cross-examination of Fayne Moore was continued. The assistant district attorney, Mr. Mclntyre, sought to'elicit the admission that Moore came from Atlanta with a man named Ryan, s?id to be a gambler. Mrs. Moore refused to give the name o? the man with whom she went to j Europe. She denied that she had ever travelled from Europe to the United States with a confecti...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 December 1898

TBR?U?H ALIEN EYES Newport News as Seen by Our English Cousins. THAT ORDNANCE PLANT rotL-riptlon and History of a Grntl Finn. The Capital or the English Company That is Coining Bern Is St 2.500,000. The v?s? importance that Newport News is assuming in the industrial World has been recently Strikingly 'evidenced in many ways, 'and the city has been mor<> talked about, pai'haps, than any other on the Atlantic cons*. l^acussing the reported negotiations Of -the English Ami Of Vickers, Sons & Maxim ??d the Newport News Ship huildiruu und Dry Dock Company, the IjDttttlon Iron and Coal Trades Review liXlblishes nearly two pages of interest nig matter, illustrated with a number ?jf half-tones of the Virginia plant. The Review regards the plan as combining a gun factory, shipyard and gtclleral ar? senal, and says: "The matter 1b one of interest both from an Ettfcljnh and from an Ameri ban point of view?from an English standpoint because it murks another sta...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 December 1898

And a Bad Break They Made of it Too. JAIL DELIVERY THWARTED Prompt Action Kept Ov?r a Seore" of Prisoners from Crawling Out of the Misdemeanor Side of the City's Strongest Institution, Only the prompt action of Jailer Dan Curtis prevented a wholesale jail deliv? ery, and, as it was, that efficient officer was just in the nick of time. .Had he heen"a minute or two later the State today would have been relieved of the care of at least a score of troublesome miscreants. culiar noise in 'the rear of trie ibuilding, the misdemanor side of the jail, by means of several pieces of iron wrench? ed from the closet, succeeded in tearing a hole through the north side of the wall, on the opposite side of the win? dow from the hole through which God sey and five other prisoners recently escaped. About S o'clock Mr. Curtis heard a pe suliar noise in the rear of the building, and, slipping his gun in his trousers pocket, he went around on the outside to investigate. Just as he passed through the ga...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 December 1898

C. E. THA CKEIt, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY BT THE Daily Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. The Daily Press may b~ obtained j every morning at the following places: Crossley Bros.. "Washington avenue. J. A. Corey, Acre. Chesapeake & Ohio Restaurant. Charles Robinson. No. 7 Ivy avenue. Advertising rates furnished on appli? cation. Contractors are not allowed to exceed their space or advertise other than their legitimate business, except by paying especially for the same. Ad? vertisements discontinued before the expiration of contract will be charged for at transient rates for th? time In? verted. SUBSCRIPTIONS. Daily, twelve months . $4.00 Dally, six months. J2.00 Dally, one month.40 Daily, one week.10 All business, news letters or tele? graphic dispatches should be addressed DAILY PRESS. BELL 'PHONE.2514 CITIZENS' 'PHONE . 14 Entered at the Postoffice at Newport News, Va., as second-class matter. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1898. REPUBLIC IS SAF...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 December 1898

DlAD IN THE CEIX _ An Old Soldier Locked Up for Drunk, Found Dead. THE RING THIEF HELD The Grand Jury Will Inquire Into j White's Peculations. Baptist Church Music. Prisoner Beleused. Other Local Items. Yesterday afternoon about 1 o'clock Sergeant Wesley Cunningham, of the county police, found an old soldier hanging on to 'the railing fence near Hampton switch in a very. Jimp con? dition, apparently from drunkenness. The officer and Conductor Ault of the trolley line, put him aboard a car, for he was absolutely helpless, and carried him to the corner of Mellen and Hope street, whence he was carried to the station house. When found by the offi? cer the old man was literally hanging over the railing, unable to straighten up. He was searched, as is usual when arrests are made, and his belongings were found to consist of a fine gold watch, ST cents in money, a jack-knife, a pen-knife and a Soldiers' Home pass? port made out in the name of J. More head. The prisoner was committed to the ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 24 December 1898

6 NEW YORK MONEY MARKET. NEW YORK, Dec. 23.?Money on call. ' steady. 2 l-4al-2 per cent.: last loan. 2 per cent. Prime mercantile paper. 3a3 1-2 per cent. Sterling exchange, steady, with actual business in bankers' bills at 4S4 l-2a3-4. for demand, and at 481 3-4a4S2 for sixty days: posted rates. 482 1-2 and 485 1-2. Commercial bills, 4SI. Silver certificates. 59 l-2a60 1-2. Bar sil? ver, 59 3-8. Mexican dollars, 4G 5-8. Government bonds, irregular: State bonds, steady; Railroad bonds, ir? regular. NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. NEW YORK. Dec. 23?The market moved in an irregular fashion today, i-ut net changes as a result of the da>'s operations were fractionally in favor of ? the advocates of the long account, a very unusual thing on the eve of a] Christmas holiday. The activity and | breadth of the market were well sus? tained. London was a buyer in the early dealings, but later took profits on the rise here. The action of the gov? ernment in calling for the $8,000,000 of Union...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 December 1898

ASSOCIATED PRESS ? DISPATCHES. % VOL. Ill, ISO. 307. President Receives Peace Arti= . des From Commissioners. TO BE MADE PUBLIC LATER ON Immense Throng Witnesses Hie Arri-v&l of| Judge Day and His Associates. Pre? cious Documenta Turned Over With Brief Formalities. (By Telegraph.) WASHINGTON, Dec. 24.?President McKinley received from the American 'Peace Commission, ia:tf this afternoon, the treaty of peace 'between the United States and Spain. In presenting this momentous docu? ment. Judge Day, as chairman of the Commission, said that it represented the earnest efforts of the American re? presentatives at Paris, and that it was submitted with the hope that it would redound to the peace, credit and glory of the American nation. Accepting the treaty from the hands of Judge Day, the President responded with his heart-felt thanks and congrat? ulations to the Commission Nas a body and to the members individually. He spoke of. all that had been accomplish? ed, and of the happy...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 December 1898

CHRISTMAS MUSIC Elaborate Programs to Be Ren? dered at All of the Churches. INTERESTING EXERCISES. list of Choir Services so.Far as Have Been Obtained. Subjects of the Sermons. Story of Bethlehem from the Tnlplts. At all of the churches today specially prepared programs of music will be rendered. Christmas would not be fhristmas without Christmas music. Those who atend church today will hear the best music in the world?that which arises from the occasion, grand, inspiring and beautiful. From all the pulpits today. the beauti ful story of Bethlehem will be told. The: attendance at all will be large, and the! exercises will be interesting. At St. Vincent's Catholic church, Rev. Charles E. Donahoe will preach a spe-! cial Christmas sermon./Christmas music: will be one of the features of the dayj at this church. The choir, under the direction of Mr.; J. 15. Lannon, the leader, and Mrs. J. B.' Lannon, organist, is making prepara-' rion for an elaborate program. The first mass at 6 o'cloc...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 December 1898

AN UNUSUAL VIEW Mr. Huntington on the Future of Shipbuilding. THE ECONOMICAL FEATURE Material is Cheaper on This Side of the Fond, But Labor Is Considerably iHigher. Congress Has Noth lng to [Do With It. Mr. Collis P. 'Huntington, owner of the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock 'Company, has been interviewed on the Shipping question and has given out an opinion that is not at all in. ac? cord with the views entertained by oth? er representatives of the shipbuilding industry, says the Maritime Review. Mr. Huntington may possibly be charged with having some Interests that differ with shipbuilding, but his re? marks have at least the ring of confi? dence in all that his connection Implies. He expresses the belief that -an enor? mous increase in our shipbuilding may be expected in the immediate future, but he does not look for advantages in either shipbuilding or the expansion of our merchant marine through action of Congress. "What has Congress to do with the merchant marine?" Mr. ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 December 1898

C. E. THA CKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY BY THE Dallv Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. SUBSCRIPTIONS. Daily, twelve months . $4.00 Daily, six months . $2.00 Daily, one month.40 Daily, one week .10 All business, news letters or tele? graphic dispatches should be addressed DAILY PRESS. BELL 'PHONE.2514 CITIZENS' 'PHONE . 14 Entered at the Postoffice at Newport News, Va., as second-class matter. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1S98. A PEACEFUL CHRISTMAS. Again the world celebrates the birth of Him whose advent was hailed by an angelic chorus singing "Glory to God in the highest, on earth, peace, good will to men." Nearly two thousand years have pass? ed since this inspiring strain was sung above the Judean hills, but the perfect peace of which this was the harbinger, has not yet begun its benefi? cent reign. Within the past twelve? months two naiions have measured strength in war. and the continents of j t*?old earth still tremble beneath the i as?red tread of a...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 December 1898

HAMP1 CHRISTMAS SI-VICES Program of Music in the Various! Churches Tcday. FIGHT ON A STREET CAR. Two Conductors Attacked by Tiegroes. | Car Line Employes Remembered. A Double Anniversary Cele? brated. Other Items. Christmas falling on Sunday this year the religious observances of it will be more general this year than usual. Services will be held at the usual hours in all the churches and in all sermons appropriate ta the commemoration of the greatest event in 'the word's history will be preached and the great sacred masterpiece of the master composers will be sung by the choir. The King of Glory will he crowned anew in the praises of His loyal people. AT ST. JOHN S. At St. John's Protestant Episcopal church the rector, Rev. C. B. Bryan, will conduct the services in the fore? noon and preach, and in the evening a children's service will be held. The exr cellent choir, under the direction of Mr. F. G. Rathbun, organist and chor? ister, will render the following program at the morning...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 25 December 1898

NIGHT WITH ST. NICK B sing the Experiences of Jones, the Reporter. WHIRLEDVR S RCOFS Dizzy Kide Through Space.Behind a String of Fleet-footed Reindeer, With One Mr. Kris Kringle and What Came of it. Obejoyful Jones, the reporter, was busy every day in the week, but never so busy as on Saturday. On that day, Sn addition to his usual routine, he had to get in his "specials" for the Sunday edition, and. as Obejoyful was wont to defer the t?.sk of tackling that work from day to day. the wind-up of the week invariably found him struggling desperately with his accumulated as? signments. This particular day had been an unus. ually laborious one with the procrasti? nating Jones, but by an almost superhu? man effort he had turned in his six col? umns of "copy" to the city editor and only one more story remained when the supper hour came round. It was an advance write up of a prospective sport? ing event of more than ordinary import? ance. The reporter sat at his desk, deeply engrossed in stu...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 28 December 1898

? ASSOCIATED * I PRESS t DISPATCHES. VOL. Ill, ISO. 308, The Miiitary Governor of Cuba Ready for Work. A GREAT DISPLAY OF FLAGS Old Glory and the Banner of Cuba Llbrr. Senor tie Castro Issues an Order. American Artillerymen Ad? mitted to Cabanas. (By Telegraph.) ' ' HAVANA, Dec. 27.?Major General John R. Brooke, military governor of Cuba, arrived here from the United States today. The citizens of Havana read in their morning papers an order from Captain General Castellanos per? mitting the display of Cuban and Amer? ican Hags inside the lines of the Spanisn jurisdiction and early this morning the Stars and Stripes and the Lone Star of Cuba floated over many buildings in the heart of the city and in the streets in which the Spanish soldiers still keep guard. The only buildings excepted in the order are the government offices. Fear of the Spaniards disappeared with the appearance of the order, for out came thousands of flags secretly made oy the women of the households or clandestinel...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 28 December 1898

TSE ?REAT HOLIDAY How Christmas Tide Was Ob= served in Newport News. BREAD UPON THE WATERS Princely Oift of the Darlings to the Km ployees ol the Street Railway. Six? teen Thousand Hollars Divid? ed Among the 3Seu. Christmas, with its many beautiful and tender memories, its good will and good cheer, its happiness and pleasures, has gone, and the people are already looking forward to new year with its uopes and busy prospects. In Newport News Christmas day was as quiet and peaceful as any other Sun? day in the year. In all the churches special services were rendered, beautiful Christmas music sung, and sermons preached, appropriate to the day and its wonderful lesson of "pear-c on earth, good will toward men." All of the churches were largely attended both in the morning and evening, and those who went, were well repaid for it. The real celebration of the occasion, from the view-point of the small boy, and those who toil for a living, came Monday when the legal holiday was generally ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 28 December 1898

/?04C '-? Decisive Action Taken by the Business Men's Association. ^ i-, THE RESOLUTION ADOPTED .?. i -?? Consideration of the Council's Method of Letting Jail Contract. Special Meet? ing to Be Held In a Few Hays. Other Business Transacted, It took the Business Men's Associa? tion some time to arrive at a conclus? ion relative to the propriety or impro? priety of the council's method of letr ting contracts, with particular reference to the new jail, now under construc? tion; but when the conclusion was reached, it was clear-cut and unmis? takable. This conclusion is embodied in the report of the investigating committee appointed by the association some months ago to look into the matter. It was presented last evening at the' meet? ing of the organization by the chairman of the committee, Mr. R. G. Bickford, and was unanimously adopted. The report, with its accompanying resolution, will make extremely inter? esting reading to the public generally, and the council, particularly. It is...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 28 December 1898

??JLY C. E. TEA OKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY BY THE Daily Press Company POSTOFFTCE BUILDING. SUBSCRIPTIONS. Daily, twelve months . $4.00 Daily, six months . $2.00 Daily, one month.40 Daily, one week ..10 The Daily Press may b^ obtained every morning at the following places; Crossley Bros. Washington avenue. J. A. Corey, Acre. Chesapeake & Ohio Restaurant. Charles Robinson. No. 7 Ivy avenue. Advertising rates furnished on appli? cation. Contractors are not allowed to exceed their space or advertise other than their legitimate business, except by paying especially for the same. Ad? vertisements discontinued before the expiration of contract will be charged for at transient rates for the time in? serted. All business, news letters or tele? graphic dispatches should be addressed DAILY PRESS. BELL 'PHONE .2514 CITIZENS' 'PHONE . 14 Entered at the Postoffice at Newport News, Va., as second-class matter. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2S, 180S. AGUINALDO...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 28 December 1898

ST. JOHN'S CHURCH History of the Venerable and interesting Edifice. BUILT MANY YEARS AGO On the Site of a Church That Hart Stood There Since X1CO. The Parish Regis? ter anil What it Tells. Sub? stantially Built. Among the many points of historic Interest In or near Hampton none at? tracts so much interest or elicits such general admiration as Old St. John's church, the venerable edifice of worship. Further back into American history, even, this consecrated spot has been the site of the Church of England, far be? fore the erection of the walls of the present structure, at least two church edifices had stood upon the spot on the north side of East Queen street w-here St.- John's now stands. To the stranger no spot is so full of charm as the quaint, old-fashioned relic of English rule. Amid the venerable where the "rude forefathers of the ham where the "rude forfathers of the ham? let sleep," rises the venerable pile a monument to the piety of colonial Vir? ginians. The enclosure is a ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 28 December 1898

/market ?rts S^W'tok^ MONEY MARKET. vEW YORK. Dec. 27.?Money on call steady at 2U@V4 per cent.: last loan, 2% per cent.; prime mercantile paper, 3%: sterling exchange, dull and eas? ier,' with actual business in bankers' bi?s at 4.S4V?@Vi for demand, and at 4.ii%@4.S2 for sixty days: posted rates, 4i2%@4.S5; commercial bills. 4.S1: bar silver, 59%: silver certilicates, 59%@60%; ilesican dollars, 46%: government bonds, firmer; State bonds, strong: /railroad bonds, strong. NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. NEW YORK, Dec. 27.?Stocks were strong and higher today with business well distributed. The improvement in railroad quotations from 1 to 2 points generally and even greater in the spe? cialties. Shifting of speculative ac? counts and profit-taking were at times responsible for fluctuations downward, but the tone throughout was confident. Among the many reasons to account for this were favorable traffic statements for the third week in December, espe? cially St. Paul, where the gross increase to...

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