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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 29 December 1898

ASSOCIATED U t'RESS I I DISPATCHES. I VOL. Ill, ISO. 309. Argument in the Botkin Case Begun. INNING FOR BOTH SIDES Mr. Knight, for the llcfonsc,Attacks Every Toiut Made by the Prosecution. AViJl Probably Go to Jury Friday Morning;. (By Telegraph.) SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2S.?This was! the most interesting- day in the Bot-1 kin case since the trial of the woman for the murder of Mrs. Dunning com? menced. The proceedings opened this morning with an argument by Attorney Gen? eral White, of Delaware, for the pros? ecution. Mr. White addressed the jury quietly and proceeded to review the testimony brought out during the trial. ?He called attention to the chain of cir? cumstantial evidence against Mrs. Bot? kin and said that if the jury believed the evidence of the witnesses for the prosecution, then Mrs. Botkin must be convicted of murder in the first de? gree. Mr. White dwelt upon the awfulness of the crime and the unsuspecting, de? fenceless condition of the victims. His argument lasted al...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 29 December 1898

STRl?flfENED OUT Utfhat the Atlantic Transporta-; tion Company is Doing. FlGGER BUSINESS NEXT YEAR; New Steamer and Barges Being Built.Lake Craft to Largely Replace That Des? troyed by the Great Storm. Capt. Lane In Charge. The Atlantic Transportation Com- j pany is getting its big coal fleet! straightened out again after the dis- j astrous tangle caused by the recent! great storm. The company's losses were very heavy, as is known, and would have staggered a less solid concern, j The only effect in this case was to cause the hastening of the work of get- j ting the lake fleet over into Atlantic: waters: the placing of orders for sev-; eral new barges at Bath, Maine: and ? "the inauguration of the work of buiiding! a tine new steamer on the lakes. One ; of the barges has already been launch- | ed. and others will follow rapidly. The lake barges will take the place of | the vessels that were lost, and meet j the demands of the largely increasing trade. In this connection, it may be st...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 29 December 1898

GASES OF SMALLPOX Three Are Now Confined in the Pest House. NO REAL CAUSE FOR ALARM They" Arc All Negroes, One from Kockctts ami Two from Bloodficld. Reported' ? That Another Alan Suspected Was Not round. The mystery of Dinks Strother's case may never be cleared up. but there seems to be no doubt that there are now three genuine cases of small? pox in this section. They are all ne? groes, and are all in the pest-house, strictly quarantined, and carefully at? tended. One of these men, Charles Jones, lives in Rocketts, at No. 510 Twenty-third street, a boarding house for negroes. It Is said that he first de? veloped symptoms of the disease last Thursday, and was put out of the house later by the woman who keeps it. He applied to the overseer of the poor to be taken to the almshouse. That official suspected what was the matter, } and reported the case to Dr. W. F. ( Creasy, who made an examination, and had the man immediately isolated. This was Sunday, and the disease had developed in ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 29 December 1898

0. E. THA CKEIt, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY BY THE Daily Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. SUBSCRIPTIONS. Daily, twelve months . $4.00 Daily, six months . $2.00 Daily, one month.40 Dally, one week .10 The Daily Press may tr> 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 Postoflice at Newport News, Va., as second-class matter. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2!?, 1S9S. THE ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 29 December 1898

HAMP1 \ Brilliant and Beautiful Ger= man at Armory Hall. DWELLING HOUSE BURNED Firemen Prevent Total Destruction. Many Christmas Entertainments. Sow Cars on. Pretty Home TVeildlng. The young ladies ol Hampton, appre? ciative of the many pleasant germans given by the Hampton German Club, last night reciprocated handsomely by giving a beautiful bal-poudre at the Arnibry Hall. The hall room floor presented a beau tiful^vision when the dancing was at its height shortly before midnight. The ladies in their dainty gcTwns and with beauty enhanced by the powdered hair never looked lovelier or more like their famous prototypes, the queenly gentle? women of days lang. syne. Some of the toilettes were exquisite; all were beauti? ful, and the moving scene was a pano? rama which, to be appreciated, must be seen. The gentlemen, too, in their graceful evening garb, found powdered hair exceedingly becoming. There were in all about thirty or more couples and many stags. Several Newport News belles a...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 29 December 1898

INJURED ON THE RAIL. An liast-Bound Train Comes to Grief in Colorado. Explosion of Gas Sets Eire to the Cars. ( (By Telegraph.) TRINIDAD, COB., Dec. 2S.?The east bound California limited train No. 4 on the Atchinson, Topeka and Santa Fe rat road was wrecked eleven miles east o? this city at 7 o'clock this morning. The accident happened on a curve, and 'it is supposed to have been caused by the spreading of rails. The engine, one Pullman and the dining car passed over all right. The observation car, two drawing room sleepers and a com? posite car left the track. The wreck immediately caught fire from an explosion of gas from the com? posite car and the entire four cars were burned up. NO LIVES LOST. Those in the composite car were badly injured. No one was killed, but twelve were seriously injured, as follows: Conductor CD. Bouches. Las Vegas, both hands and face badly burned by gas; Frank Bope. brakeman. Las Vegas, seriously burned about the face and hands; C. C. Fairbanks. Pullman ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 30 December 1898

ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHES. VOL. Ill, ISO. 310. Threatened Uprising Against American Asms in Havana. INSURGENTS ARE AGGRESSIVE Report Says Cuban Forces Have Refusad to Take Oatli of Allegiance to United States* Excited Crowds in Havana Tear Down American Flag. (By Telegraph.) CHICAGO, Dec. 29.?A special cable to the Tribune from Havana says: "Startling rumors are flying about to? night and are given credence by excited crowds thronging the streets. It was reported early this evening that Gen? eral Marianao Menocal and his Cuban forces at La Paya had been asked to take the oath of allegiance to the United States and had refused. "The news thattCuban soldiers had refused to take the oath of allegiance was cheered by the crowd and mounted Insurgents scattered through the town telling the people in the streets that General Monocal had -withdrawn his ttoops from La Paya and taken to the field. THE) STORY'S SIGNIFICANCE. "This story, r^jfardless of its truth or falsity, is chiefly worthy...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 30 December 1898

n :or Quarantine Officer of the Port of Newport News. MEETING OF THE COMMITTEE Ji Was Not a Love Feast. Four of tut Members Left iu the Midst of the . Proceedings, and Dr. Jones Ten? dered Resignation as Cltalrman. fiDr. S. W. Hobson, formerly assistant' quarantine officer under Dr. A. C. Jones, j has been endorsed oy the Democratic j xecutive Committee for the position cf : uarantine officer. It must not be supposed that this en- \ ?rsement was arrived at with any ex ordin?ry unanimity. The committee j eeting last night will not go down in ory as the most peaceful in the his- \ ry of the organization, nor the most j eventful. the result of the meeting, Dr. i ooson stands endorsed. Chairman Jones, of the committee, has; ndered his resignation of the office. Secretary Reynolds, by leaving the ssion of the committee, has probably aced himself in a position to be voted t of the position, should a majority of, e emmittee see lit. ? j here will be another meeting of the m mit lee next Th...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 30 December 1898

Caskey Bros. Foundry Destroyed j bv Fire. MAIN SHOP A'HEAP OF RUINS! What was once one of flic largest and tw>sc.' Important establishments of the '? sort in- Virginia is now, in large par'..; a heap of twisted and smoking ruins.! Caskey Bros, splendid foundry plant, on Lafayette avenue, opposite the ship, yard, burned down last night. it was about i':2!> o'clock when J. B. SawyoY. standing on Washington ave? nue near the. shipyard gate talking to saWa- griSat flame hurst out of f. tie rah down to the corner rued in the alarm. A few min? er a thousand people were s?r the blazing building, end in a of ah hour the. number had bled. - s les were beyond control when ; d&partrrient ? arrived, ?htif very and * fdeient s< rvice was done firemen in saving nearly the nter shod and the south wing of building, io which were the aft'd in which a number of moul? dings of great value were stored. - Thfereiai-e*'em?llleiiRs<repoi?ts-???? to i...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 30 December 1898

_j_Jm\_? J. E. THACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY BY THE Daily Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. SUBSCRIPTIONS. Dally, twelve months. $4.00 Dally, six months .$2.00 Dally, one month. .40 Daily, one week .;'..10 The Dally Press may 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 hefore the expiration of contract will be charged for at transient rates tor 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 Postoflice at Newport News, Va., as second-class matter. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1898. THE FRENCH...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 4 July 1899

.VOL. IV. 157 NEWPORT NEWS, TUESDAY, JULY 4,1899, FRICEs TWO';?EMa Mr. A. L. Powell Elected Presi= dent of the Council. MR. ROBINSON TURNED DOWN Fir? Commissioner and Janitor, Elected The Powell-Hughes Combination Too Si rons*for Mr- *"ord. One Member Absent Made a IMfference. The new councd was in session last night'just an hour and fifteen minutes. Tn that time it elected a president of the council, turned down a police com? missioner, elected a fire commissioner and elected-a janitor.; In the selection, of a president, there were a number of surprises. Mr. J. F Hughes withdrew from the race and his strength went to Mr. A. L. Powell who was elected by a ypte, of seven to six. Had Mr. Wilkie* been: present, the City Fathers would ? probably be vot : ?rig yet, for Mr"VTilkie-was a Ford man and the Ford cora?pgent was as solid as a.rock; but MC Wilkie was -not present; and. only one-ballot was re quired to settle the election. The vote was, of course, secret, but ; the Daily Press ca...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 4 July 1899

?X IN :R0CKETTS Officer Roy J, Charles Attacked <n fey a Burly Negro. ?tiOt^'--MAI' :m THE NECK Huch FoorlU iif July At-ron? ibe Tracks, Half the Police Korea on Scon*w William or Many Alias-V ? j Nct.Setlou-lf I'Jirg POLICE BOARD MEETING. SO 5PECI\I. 8KS-ION BEL? I.AST MIGHT FOK OKVIOUS KJTASOXS. . rho Kecalai-SMectloB Will be Held Xext Jlnndajr Whsbt. Something Ji> tbe Way of bpeculatioii. Belgium Seems on the Verge oi Revolution. ^?.(CSiajjUS has had several ?had one last night closest of all. If he had 'head about him he would Tve h?il any head to keep, for a burly'six-foot negro was trying to rring it off -his neck when the officer Unanaged t<? get his gun trained on the ?negro's jugular. One shot did the bus? iness and the other man's neck needed Attending to. _ ct>: It happened this way. . .i/fThe officer was coming down Twenty a%iird street about 10 o'clock. 'As he Cached a point opposite George Pugh's ir; between.- Jefferson and W...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 4 July 1899

Fourth?of-JuIy Eve As it Was One Year Ago. THE NEWS FROM SANTIAGO How One Sloty Was Killed tn Mnfce Wkj for a dorioun Victory. Siulilou Metamorphosis of Mourning Into Joy. Managing Editor Iti m .liio'i. CHEAT GRAIN KXr-OHTS. ? Yesterday was quite a different Fourth of July eve from that of "ne year ago, as the people well remember and the newspaper boys, particularly, in I89S the day before the Fourth fell <on Sunday. The situation at SalVtiago was criti? cal. Shatter had lengthened the visag? es of sonn: Seventy odd million Ameri? can citizens by sending a cablegram te> Washington stating that he could not Siold his positiiiji and would have to fall back to the bins. With an army deci? mated by disease, himself the Sickest man of the lot, the big general, rolling in agony on his cot live [m'ilcs to the1 rear, decided that he would have to give up all of Che advantage won by the bravery and blood of The finest soldiers In the world, and retire to cooler climotf...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 4 July 1899

C. E. TH ACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Dallv Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Postofllce as second-class matter. TUESDAY, JULY 4. 1S9!). THE DAY AVE CELEIBRATE. The Fourth of July, celebrated as the ?birthday of American liberty, since the Declaration of Independence was sign? ed, comes again with ils appeal to a)i that is patriotic in the hearts and minds of American citiezns. There is special reason 'why t'ho day ^nouTTPTra-tUth^gb^cclcbrated this year. Not only has the country passed through a foreign war in which the God of nations carried the Stars and Stripes 'to victory, but a large measure of internal prosperity has returned to bliss and land "with smiling peace and plenty. There are today fewer men without means of an honest livelihood than at any time in 'the past decade, and while the ipessimistic demagogue is abroad in the land and is seeking to pervert the truth, there is a larger measure of ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 4 July 1899

HAMPi Doings in the Thriving Little City. DEATH OF MRS, L, SCHEFFER Suffered from Acute Heart Disease. Ex curstontst* at Old Point. Services In the Churches Sunday. Other Matters of Interest. Mrs. Laura Virginia Schcffer died at her room in the Barnes Hotel yesterday ?morning at 1 o'clock. Mrs. Schcffer had heen ill for some time, huit the an? nouncement that she vas dead was a shock to her friends, as it was thought yesterday she would be able to leave her room in a few days. At 12 o'clock the deceased was suddenly taken worse, suffering an attack of acute heart disease, and never rallied from its effects. ft Mrs. Schaffer was a Miss Fuller be? fore her marriage, being a sister of Mr. P. A. Fuller, proprietor of the hotel. She had been the housekeeper at the Barnes Hotel for several yer.rs and was very popular with the guests. She was thir? ty-four years old and was a member of the Episcopal church in Phoebus. The deceased is survived 'by four chil? dren?Mrs. Paul, James, Austin an...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 4 July 1899

SI. JMSMAUGB VISITS DREYFUS. Prisoner ot Wer?'? Island U Allowed to Confer With HI* Counsel. K ? (By Telegraph.) fRENNES, July 3.?illaitre Laboric &nd M. Demange, counsel for Dreyfus, Who had a long conference with Mm.:, ^Dreyfus yesterday, visited Dreyfus in the military prison at 10 o'clock this rooming. The permit for the lawyei* 4o enter the prison bore the inscription: -Tenth Army Corps, Tribunal of the Court Martial. "'Permit to communicate, available until the day judgment is deliveied. Monsieur-. counsel of the Court ot Appeal, is authorized to eorn'municale with Captain Dreyfus, whom he is charged to defend. (Signed) "MAJOR CARRIE/RE. This was the iirst time M. Demange, .the defender bf Dreyfus at 1 ho court m'artial of 1S04, 'ami Dreyfus nave seen -y^i other since the sentence. THEY EMBRACE. .-' On entering the room M. Demange : and Dreyfus thre'w themselves into each other's arms. The scene -was most touching. Neither was able to utter a nvord, but warmly embr...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 4 July 1899

NOTES OF SHIPPING. INFORMATION OF INTEREST TO MARI? NERS AND lM^lT BUILDERS. Building Run's in Shell?. A New Euter, prl c.Linelo Mexico. Ciyde Eecoirt Broken. The Clyde shipbuilding returns for the half year just ending b?at all pre? vious records. They show that 125 ves? sels were launched, representing an ag? gregate tonnage of 234,STr. No fresh orders were placed this month, but there in six months' work at full time on hand. . The famous old sloop yacht Mischief, which was built by the Harlan & Hol "lingsworth Company, in 1S73 from de? signs by A. Cary Smith, and in 1SS1 ?was the America's cup defender, hand? somely defeating the challenger Atal anta, was sold at auction here the other day for $1,050 to E. C. Parekard, of New York. The Mischief has an iron hull and is'stil lin fine condition. ? 'A steamship sevice will be established between Boston and Mexican ports the middle of this month, when a steamship will leave Boston for Tampico, Vert' Cruz and Progreso, via...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 4 July 1899

DIED OF HIS INJURIES. ASOTHKR SDIC1BE JOINS TDK IN KUMKRABI.F, CAHAYAK. Financial Troubles. No Need of an In ?juTRt. Chsrsred tVith StealinK ? tot of Flour. ? Manscn Bridgeforth, who attempted .. to commit suicide Saturday afternoon at his home in Rocketts, died Sun? day afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. Coroner Gary held an inquest at 3 o'clock, the jury's verdict being that deceased cam-? . to his death from the effect of wounds .inflicted by a "bullet flred from a pistol in his own hand. Brldgeforth was formerly frf the ser : vice of the city as'? dog catcher. Re ' cently he had been following the busi ness of a contracting carpenter. On Saturday, it is said, he was short o!" money and unable to pay oft his hands -. In preference to facing his men he chose : ,,the suicide route and fired a ullet into . . his 'breast near the shoulder. At- the time it-was not thought that the wound ?would prove fatal. Sunday morning however, the patient's condition took a change for the worse and early i...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 6 July 1899

$ Associated I Press I Dispatches. VOL. IV. 158 UNCLE SAM SCORES He Carries His Point at the Peace' Conference. MR.WHITE'SMOTiONPREVAILS Unanimous "Vote Sn Favor of Having ijurn tion of Private Property at Sea In Time of V iJ Dealt With by Special Conference. (By Telegraph.) THE HAGUE, .luly 5.??The American delegates scored a great success to-day in obtaining from the peace conference, a unanimous vote in favor of having the question of private property at sea in time of war dealt with at a special conference to be summoned hereafter. Much diplomatic management was necessary and many obstacles had to be surmounted before the result was reached. The second1 committee met this morn? ing and Andrew D. White, head of the American delegation, .hroached the sub? ject. The question of its admissi'Wlity under the conference mandate was dis? cussed. At the afternoon silting of the com? mittee, the successive clauses of I he laws of war bavins been adopted, M. De 'Mertens, of the Russian del...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 6 July 1899

GONE GLIMMERING The Glorious Fourth a Thing of the Unforgettable Fast. IT WAS A DAY OF CROWDS Jill inen?? TJnongH ?>! Ploasmo Se.Iceifi; Went Forlli for it <?oi?I Tun? mill Viir! oUftlf llMil It. A Kecor?! R.eaU<-r f..r 4li? Str ct Railway. The Glorious Fourth is a thins or the unforgettable oast. There are many who would like to forget, it. but they cannot. The noise, the confusion, the crowding jambing. the dust ami the rmni, the liquid ice cream. the lost tempers, tne red hot lemonade?these are incidents thai m 11 may not drive from their memories within the space of a year. As they begin to dim another Fourth rolls ?ro?nd and brings them back vividly and disagreeably. And so it goes on. Life (becomes a wild, riotous, succession of Glorious Fourths. As for Tuesday, it was like all the rest of them, only, perhaps, a little bit worse. There were the usual fireworks, ac- | conipanled by the usual terrific din. and the aimless shriek of (he misguided ...

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