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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 12 July 1899

AUSriN GOES FREEj Bertha Tappin Says She Lied in Former Case. VERDICT WAS "NOT GUILTY'' AVyndsrrul Wind Up of the Famous Crimi? nal Assault Caie. The Council Meet? ing Cast Night. Other Inter \ estiDK News Notes. 1 _ V ? Colonel flould V. Austin is again a free man. This was the outcome of his fourth trial, which came up yesterday morning in the County Court. It took but little over an; hour to empanel the jury, hear the evidence and- arrive- ut a verdict. The jury which was composed of gen? tlemen from Newport News, was as follows: (Messrs. E. W. Ilarwood. B. B. Wil kins. T: W. Judklns. A. Rosenbaum. L. S. Cottrell. Albert MoMahon, D. Car mlehael, C. R. Blassenbam. C. W. Muff? ler, M. J. Kennedy and E. W. Huffman. As soon as the jury had been com? pleted and the-necessary preliminaries were gone through with Bertha. Tappin. the girl; who has been the direct cause of Colonel Austlri'3pendlng three months In jail, going through the ordeal of, three trulls ajnd having been convicted a...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 12 July 1899

{ FOR THE HO?SEWIF1J. l ' y"~?? H? mi Volaable JuKKt-stion? C?i?cern In? the MaklnK ot suluii?, WJ?r,?t: Soups, Etc. 1 -' pPerhaps the most important otep in the pifeparation of salads or greens for the table .is their conscientious wash? ing, leaf by leaf. The accidental stum? bling on a gravel path in the spinach or an encounter with u stray ulug or worm iu the heart of the lettuce is not Conducive to appetite. At least three "waters should be used in the washing, and each leaf should be scanned with eagle eye. Beet greens especially arc open to suspicion and should be exam? ined in a strong light. In washing all the greens the best plan is to 'put the whole quantity in a small tub or large ipan of water, plunge them up and down !to rinse oil the sand and allow it to fall to the bottom. Then lift the greens out ?handful by handful and lay them in a second tub of cold water. Never at? tempt to drain the water off or the sand ?which has fallen to the hot boa will set? tle back on th...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 12 July 1899

NOTiiS OF SHIPPING. HEUS OK ISTEKKST TO MAKINKKS OATOKflBD VIWX ALL SOU1CCKS. Uu!l?r?oii WMrsbips. <i?-e:it Speed of the Now Chi??-?? T?ri>eili> Crufr. TlieWorl.l'rf Kcocml. Tin- Navy Department has decided 10 introduce in a number of new warships o? this country the Niclausse type of water-tube boiler. It was this form of boiler which, was employed on the late Spanish warship Oristobol Colon, and from wall 't can be learned of Its work? ings, good results are expected. The main objection heard against the boil"; by engineer experts is the feature of the horizontal tu'bes. Whether this ob? jection will prove a valid one. expe? rience alone can tell, hut i:i the opinion of 'the naval otlicials in Wash? ington, the reports from abroad are ali ii: favor of the new generator. The Niclausse boiler is of French design. Various types of French water-tube boilers have proved eminently success? ful, particularly the Belleville and Nbr inand types, and within late years the British A...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 12 July 1899

JOHN CHINAMAN AND CUBA. ; Chinese Consul-General Fears Uncle Sam Will Bur HI? Countrymen Out. . (By Telegraph.) ' . HAVANA, July 11?The'Chinese con? sul-general has filed a strong objection ? to the decision of Governor General Brooke that commercial treaties be? tween Spain and other foreign coun ' tries do not apply to Cuba, as was for? merly the case. and that future 'treaty arrangements must be- made ?with the United State's in the name of Cuba. The ground of his objection is his fear of emigration restrictions. . tinder the old regime Chinamen were admitted and immigration encouraged, and they are now to be found in ull ?parts of the island, employed princi? pally as house servants, though many work on 'the plantations and in suttur mills where they have proved excel? lent help. In the opinion of the ?Chinese consul general the arrangement of standing ought not to be disturbed, especially as Cuba is so much in need of labor. DON'T WANT THE CHINESE. Many Cubans oibject to admitt...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 13 July 1899

Press Dispatches. VOL. IV. 164 !|(lr . Newbury Testifies in the v . / >#ght Kate Case. .4- "' _ MUST SHOW TARIFF LISTS President ?lohn A. Smith, of the Charles? ton Bureau of Unten and Transporta? tion, Gives Evidence Against the Railways. (By Telegraph.) "WASHINGTON, July 12.?G. T. New taury, general freight agent of the Old Dominion Steamship Company, was the first, witness before the Interstate Com? merce Commission- today in the hear? ing of the Charleston freight rate case. He "was questioned at length as to the rates charged by his line on freight bus? iness through'Norfolk, where the steam? ship line connected with the railroads. It developed that 'the steamship line had two rates for various classes of freight, insured and uninsured, to.cover the ma? rine risk afloat. "Mr. Bryan tried to find out what the freight was minus t'he insurance and why it was that some interior points in the South were subject to the insured rate only while others were known as uninsured points....

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 13 July 1899

MISTAKEN KINDNESS Mr.*R. Johnston Will Beware of Wayworn Individuals, TOOK AN EXPENSIVE NAP II Com rtiio Aluut Three Hundred !>>.! lars. Mow IJe Lost His "Possessions by flavins Too Much Tmst in SIiuiMiii Naliirc. The number of people wanderih ?about Iho globe apparently unable tu! laki- eare of their own possessions IsI much larger than the man of average j information would suppose. A large proportion of this class of ] unfortunates strike Newport New.-.. .Most of them find their finish jn Bar Harbor and RockettS. Many of them, stray afield as far as Ivy avenue. Some '?f them, though, do not have to pene? trate as far as Darkest Newport News lose their presence of mind and their cash. Not many months ago in these col? umns was related a sfory oT a certain Northerner who came down re-re with; ? s ache! full of monev. lb- had a c. thousand dollars in it. but carelessly ? ??ft it in the Chesapeake it Ohio depot on a bench. He was in l-la111re be discovered his loss and came bac...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 13 July 1899

Which It is Alleged Was Made Between the Factions. TESTIMONY OF W. B. STEED Thiree ISeRToe? Wire to Be Given a "Fair Show" siuri the Iiido|tt>mtent8 Were to Get All the Kelt. Charlie Kobln tan the Out} One to Land. There is not much fun in the dep'osi ? ??> imatinee which has been'in progress * vavenue during the past three oc 'Pl>' .'"Sks. Mos! of it is grind and ; j ,. ct work, but occasionally rhcre are compensations. Now and then the wit? nesses furnish a veritable circus. A ver 'batim- copy of some of the testimony ?wonid throw the man Who never :;miltd again into spasms. !Up to the present the contestants have examined 11R witnesses and t'hc con tes? te es 21, making 133 \n ?,11. There are only a few more to be examined al this precinct. r.0.v.s?bly rot :ver a dosen. On o striking thing has been nctlccd and that -s chat tmt of the 2::1 votes reuerded Cor ?Drewry, of the witnesses'heard bat fjur have testified to vntirg for him. and flirte of them were eiet'tlon offici...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 13 July 1899

C. E. Til AC K ER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCKPT MONDAY. BY THE Daily Press Company POSTOFFJCE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News, Va., PostofTlee as second-class matter. THURSDAY, JULY 13, ISO!). QUEEll SO KT OF BUSINESS. Mr. William Campbell, general freight '.agent of the Chicago and Eastern Illi? nois 'Company, is anobher gentleman who has found the letter writing 'habit a lilt!" embarrassing. This gentleman in March, lMtS. indited an epistle w'hich was entirely at variance with the views he expressed in Iiis testimony liefere tie' Interstate Commerce "Commission a; its hearing of the charges of discrimination in freight rates against Charleston. Widen his attention was called to the discrepancy, like many other men. he at once sought to justify himself by lay? ing the blame upon his stenographer, ?declaring that he could not imagine ihow be came to sign ste h a letter unless it was in the press of handling- a heavy mail at the close of a hard day's work....

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Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 13 July 1899

HAMP1 Given Six Months in Jail and Fined $5 for Housebreaking. HORACE MCKEAN ACQUITTED Death of Royal Ecliols, Colored. Police Court News. Prominent llustnees ** Mtjn Come to Blows. Other Isews Trotts of Inter*iit. County 'Court was engaged yesterday with the hearing' of two felony eases, which took up most of the day. The first ease was that of Horace Jlc Kean, who had be m Indictei for mali? ciously cutting with in', "it to kill I'. F. Haywo'od. 1 he evidence went to shew tii.U Ila.-.vc-od w.is th instigator of the trouble, which lead up to the cutting affray, and the jury .took but a few min? utes to return a verdict of r.-o guilty. Mr. Fay S. Collier was appointed by the court to defend the prisoner. The State's interests was looked after by Commonwealth's Ait srr.cy K. E. Mon? tague. In the case of t'.:e commonwealth vs. James Gray. (colored) charged with en? tering the store house of .Mr. Dick Lee, the jury returned a verdiet of guilty, and fixed his punishment :<t six mcrl...

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Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 13 July 1899

NOTES OF SHIPPING. ZTJJJ5S OF ISTEKKST TO 31 A.KIK 13X3 : GATHERED FROM AtX SOTJItCES. Mevt-haot Ships in TVsr. In' StutlMtcs. American Sliipliuildiiig Tont?, Otner JSotis. Professor J. H. Biles, well-known in this country on account of his connec? tion with the construction of the Amer? ican liners Paris and New York, and who has on several occasions given ex? pression to decided views so as to lit them for war purposes, read a very interesting paper on this subject at a recent meeting in England of the In? struction of Civil Engineers. Professor Blies said: "The two purposes for which mer? chant steamers may be used by the navy In time of war are: (j> armed ?tr'nU'ers: (?) auxiliaries tuv supplying a fleet with neeesarles atul as troop trans? ports. Eor the former purpose they may have 'to light cruisers; for the lat? ter, ihey will frequently require pro? tection from either armed mercantile cruisers or regular warships, but their ability to do the duly is undoubted, and need ...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 13 July 1899

MA MICKS MA KIN Ii. Treuiemlous Grain Business. Steamer Mobjack Arrives. From reporLs gathered at the custom house It 'is very probable that this will be one of the largest weeks in the ex? porting of grain from Newport News in many months. Several vessels have already sailed this week from this port with large car? goes of wheat, oats and corn and around Pier No." 5 there is the greatest activity. ?Yesterday when a reporter Cor the Daily Press went down along the water front the busy scene at the g-ain pier was very noticeable, and from ihe present outlook the activity will be con? tinued for some time to come. Tied up at the pier, there were sev? eral large vessels loading grain for for? eign ports and there are others to be g^ren berths there in the immediate fu fe. 'V-w Three ships are in these waters graiV Vt and will be loaded as soon as ?j^Cislbie. y Yard master iE. I. Ford, of the Chesa? peake & Ohio railroad, stated - this morning that the shipments of grain to Newport ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 13 July 1899

AN INTERESTING CASE. SOLD LIQUOR WITHOUT LICENSE IN THE EAST END. Mr. Uzzell Had the Receipt for th? License Money but Conld Not Produce Bis Authority to Bell. At 7 o'clock last evening' an interest? ing case was tried' in Justice Charlie Robinson's court. It was 'that of the commonwealth vs. J. E. ?'Deik, who clerks for G. T. Uzzell at the latter's grocery in Eakeville. Some time ago, acting upon the advice of Rev. Dr. MacKay, a number of the best colored men in East End' banded themselves together under the name of the Colored Protective Association, formed for the purpose of seeing that ?the sale of liquor in that section was kept within legal bounds. The agents of this association discov? ered .that liquor was being sold at this grocery of 'Mr. G. T. Uzzell's and had the clerk, from whom some of them purchased liquor, summoned to appear before the justice. When the case came to trial the young ?man admitted selling the liquor, but said he was working tor Mr. Uzzell and thought i...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 14 July 1899

Associated I Press I Dispatches. VOL. IV. 165 CAUSE FOR ALARM! State Department Views With Anxiety Guatemalan Situation. lfev SEND WARSHIPS THEREi iDterests of American Citizen? Jeopardized by Financial Conditions in the Re? public, on Account of Im- | pending Repudiation. \f (By Telegraph.) WASHINGTON, July 13.?The Slate Department is watching with anxiety the developments in Guatemala. It is premature to say that the decis? ion has been reached to send the Phil? adelphia from San Francisco down to that country, and it may be that the presence of the gunboat Vixen on the east coast will be regarded as sufficient for the present. HINTS OP FOREJ.GN ACTION. But there arc hints of foreign action that might involve a repetition of the Cortnto incident, and in fiiat case, it is probable it would be deemed necessary by our government to have a stronger naval representation at the seat of trouble. It is said at the State Department that the financial conditions frr Guate? mala, with impend...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 14 July 1899

senger and Mai! Steamers. MR. WM STEVENSON TALKS Iiis J'ornilHslou AxU. tl l>y llic Sci-n' e ?ml Art Utparttui-nt to i"r. s; nt Thei? :it the Varls Expedition. Same In tcresMnj; Figures Quoted. - A representative of the Daily Preis In? 'terviowed Mr. William Steven-son, of the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company with the view of obtain? ing some information regarding the de? sign of hieb speed trans-Atlantic pas? senger and mail steamers, which the Science and Art Department. London, have asked his permission to present at ttho forthcoming Paris Exposition. "Mr. Stevenson briefly stated: '.?.Taking the first class passengers, ?traveling at an average of tun p r r >um th-.- design provides for 500 passengers. 'Dp- second class accomsnVda-r'.on pr - Vides for 380 passengers, and th.-- .-mi? grant space according to 'the law can accommodate ever 1.000 persons. The iirst-class dining saloon seats 550, and liic second-class during saloon 400. The dimensions of the ocean ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 14 July 1899

TEACOERS ELECTED Board of School Trustees Gets Rid of a White Elephant. AFTER PROF. H. A. JEFFRESS <Son>? tlio Clt i/.oin ?f Knst End W?nl Ills Scalp. Prof. CUeetlinin Selected to Teach Language* at the High School. Additional Teacher*. 'The school board hold ti lung; and in 'tercsling meeting last night, the princi? pal business being the election of teach? ers. Thofe were several side issues that xyere not uninteresting, as will bo Beeil. Tbc movement against ProT. Jeffress is ">joI unexpected as the matter has been discussed in K?st End io ;t considerable extent since the last meeting, having been brought in a crisis by the refusal of P?\*t. Jeffress to endorse two of his last ?.session's teachers for re-election. There were present when the board Avas called' to ord- r President Cooper and trustees Jones, lieilly. Phillips an 1 Clark, also Prof. Epes, Superintendent Powell und Prof. Lee. Trustees Ford. O'Donneli and Robinson came in before the business ot" the evening w...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 14 July 1899

DAILY C. E. THACKER. Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Dally Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Postofnce as second-class matter. FRIDAY, JULY M, 1S9II. AUG Bit?THE PIvltFlv-.T M'.V.W hi these "lays <>f uhcortaInly and ini porfecHOn ii Is pleasing to lii.mo mm who boldly Mings down ib.- chn I longo ,to carping critics and announces that hi netions have been absolutely perfect. "Witness this declaration from Secretarj or War A Igor: These constan'l assaults and re? peated baseless reports are, of course, very annoying to me ami ex? tremely distressing to my family, but I ha vi- never yet retired under lire and do not propose to do so n nv; ?Nothing Iba: I have ever heard of or known of has been so cruel as tin-so lift ticks upon me. If niy crit? ics (ran point to one tiling in my of? ficial career I have don- thai I ought Hi t to have done, or one thing I have not done that I should have dorn-. I shall be very gl...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 14 July 1899

HAMP1 Nude Corpse of Minnie Cargo Found in Phoebus. A SOLDIER !S SUSPECTED He Was Hie Laut l'erson Seen In Company With tlte Keatl Woman. Police Have Clues to His Identity ami Will Arrrest Him. East night about 8 o'clock a colored wonian named Minnie Cargo was seen on the streets of Phoebus in company with a soldier. 'At 12 olclouk she was foinA dead in her roonr, her clothing having been cut from bei- body. (Coroner J- C. Jones, of Hampton, was telephoned for at an early hour 'this morning, but was too ill to respond to I be call. He .telephoned, however, to Justice I.. P. Furness, o? Phoebus, and asked him le take 'charge er the ease until this morn/iin g. The. name of the soldier 'who was with 'the woman, and who is suspected of bavins something to do with her death, could net be learned by tie' au? thorities last night. It is said that be can be identified. HAiNDAEB O'.ETS TWO YEARS. Was ?Convlcter of Mali'eious Assault Upon a Deaf Mute. William Ranttall (colored), will spi nd t...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 14 July 1899

NOTES OF SHIPPING. ITEMS OF I.MKKKST TO AI Aid NEKS GATHERED FKOSI All. SOUKCKS. Trade With the ?rltisli Went Indies. Eccl procily Willi Cuba ?n?l Porto Kieo. Arrival of Dcwey. The fact that a reciprocity treaty in? tended tn bring a portion of the British West Indies into closer i.nnercial rela? tions with the United States has just been signed, and that others of that group of islands are suggesting similar arrangements, lends interest to a series of tables which tin' Treasury Bureau of Statistics v. ill present in the forth? coming number of the Summary of Commerce and Finance. These show that the greal semi-eirele of islands which streteli from the southern coast o| Florida to the caster.ast of Vene? zuela, numbering hundreds, having an area of nearly P'0.000 square miles, and a population "I ?.000.000. have an annual commerce of *150.<..000. While the events or the past year have brought the most important of Ihese, Cuba and I'orto Bieo, into (doser relations with the Cnited...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 14 July 1899

WOMEN SMUGGLERS. Not So Numerous as Formerly on the Canadian Border. Vet There Is Plenty of Worli for the Secret Service Agents ? How They Try to Do else the Customs Officers. "Good, old-fashioned smuggling," said a customs officer, "does not exist to a very large extent to-day. There is ?tili plenty of work for seuret service agents, but their duties constantly ac? quaint them with new schools of crime. Ships play a much smaller part, directly, in smuggling than they used to. There is, I dare say, more cheating jjoing on through the compact cubic space of a lady's trunk than there is in j -the holds of all the 'long, low, rakish craft* or the successors of such craft, at present doing business on our coasts, j %ha total capacity of all the women's trunks landed from trans-Atlantic steamships is very great, much great? er than it used to be. "The Canadian border offers some special advantages for the gentry who match their wits against <he collectors of revenue and the special ag...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 14 July 1899

MAMMOTH RAILWAY DEAL. Syndicate TVIJ1 Control Nearly Kvery Head South and Southwest of Chicago. I (By Telegraph.) ?CHICAGO. July 18.?The Chronicle j tomorrow will say: Consolidation lias now reached the i roads south of Chicago. Prom official sources it is learned that the big Southern Railway Company, reaching Louisville, and the Monoiv. Which con? nects the latter city ami Chicago, will soon he under one ownership. The deal for the amalgamation of these two properties is said to be nearing a close. ?In. addition to the absorption of the ?Jloiwn. the Cincinnati Southern is to be purchased by the Southern or the syndicate representing it. and which syndicate is believed to be the s ine' one that bought the Alton. the St. Lou's and Northern Sine'! Line, the Montin and several other smaller Hies, and which is headed by 10. P. Ifarriman. of New York, and B. D- Adams, chainnan of the board of directors er the Chica? go Terminal Transfer Company. WILL H'A'VE A MONOPOLY. "When the syndica...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
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