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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 15 July 1899

I Associated | I Press I I Dispatches. | VOL. IV. 166 Shortage in His Accounts Said to be $365,000. GIVES HIMSELF UP TO POLICE DefaH"r%;ion of Cashier Valentine, oT Mid? dlesex County ISaiik. of Ferth Am boy, N. J., Causes a Kun on An? other Hanking Institution. fP.v Teleernrdi.) NEW YORK. .Inly 14.?George M. Yal lentine. cashier of the Middlesex i>un;y Bank of Perth Amboy. N. J., which was closed to-day, has surrendered himself and is now in jail on account of a short? age in the bank's funds which lias been j variously estimated all the way to $'565. 00f). The affair caused consternation and dismay among the business men of. Perth Amboy, "where the Middles; x county bank was considered as strong as the eternal hills. So panic-stricken did the residents of Perth Amboy be? come when it was learned that the Mid? dlesex County P.ank had railed to open for business as usual this morning that, crowds surrounded the Perth Amboy Savings institution, but the run was of brief dur...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 15 July 1899

AN IMPORTANT SUIT _ c Entered by the C. & 0. Elevator Company. CONFIRMATION OF THE SALE Kill or Plaint UV Si-ts F.irtli at Length Facta Leading Into the Suit anil Keaeoiirt for the lCeque?t. At August KuleB. Mr. A. S. Sogar yesterday in.-.tvtuted in iilto'Or.ppot'a'tion Court a suit for the' im-rpose .if securing a cnnfirmtilion of] th.- s:il<- of the "Elevator Lot" on Washington avenue to die Washington LA venu- Ut vclo|.(ment Convpany. and s.curing the necessary perfect .title to the property. This question of title has been under Contention for-m'any years, as the peo? ple of this section kn. '.v, and its s. ttle ment is necessary before the dea'l can lie considered fully and dually eins d. This suit is tin- formal! .thud by which it is trottet! to bring a-boiit this end. The style of I'he suit is: "Chesapeake and Ohio Grain Eleva? tor Company vs. Cent rill Trust <'.>ui T..iny ..f New York, trustee, and oth? ers." 'the bill is signed b...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 15 July 1899

ONE POINT OF VIEW Position Taken by Dr. MacKay on Comcnissionership Fight NOT A POLITICAL SITUATION Saloon Keepers Have Nothing to Fear so Luug as lliey Observe TIte Laws uf Ike Laud. No Speakeasies Should 13a Tolerated. The question of whether the mayor ?will send to the council the rVame of Rev. T. J. MacKay, D. D., for police co-m'mission'er in the stead <>r Mr. M. V. D. 'Doughty, whoso 'term has expired, is one that grows more iivtereslt'ing as the days go by and the time approaches for .the making of another appointment. While Rev. Dr. Mac-Kay h'.is stated in funeral terms his position and atti ?tude te.'watd saloon men and dive-keep? ers, he lias never .lone so specifically until today. The Daily Pr.-ss is able to print this morning a specific statement from the reverent] gentleman upon the subject. Dr. MacKay, being invited to miake a. statement on tlie su-bject, re? sponded as follows: ?'FAL'tor Daily Press: "1 notice in your issue this morning a refere...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 15 July 1899

C. E. Til ACKER, TOditor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Dally Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Postoffice as second-class matter. SATURDAY, JULY IS, 1S99. HERRON ON THE CONSTITUTION. lAlt every available oji port unity seme vociferous gentleman iwho is opposed ifo everything in sight, rise's up and ad imin'isters a vicious blow upon the solar plexus of the'pi'i'de which puffs tip the 'average American and leads him to be? lieve that lie lives under t'he sway or the best government in the world. The latest effotlt in 'this direction was made by Pro'fessott 0forge 'l>. 'Herren, an low a efd'ucator of more or less promA nence, who jam baa ted' 'the .American slaves and serfs in the foil, uii.g llaim tboyfccnt style: 1 I "You t'ailk of self-government. You never had anything of the kind. The ConstttuiWon of 'the United States was openly anil avowedly the devii.1" m'en who did not believe in self-govern? ment, a. ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 15 July 1899

HAMPi MURDER AS AN ART Remarkable Crime Committed Thursday Night. FATAL POCKET HANKERCHIEF Mystery or Minnie Fargo'd Deatl> Solved liy the Surgeon'ii Knife. I.ouls August, A Soldier, Under Arrest Charg? ed With the Deed. ?Who shall say that we have fallen upon prosaic days when a .woman can die'as Min'nle Fargo died? Poetvy is originality coined into words.' This woman's death was-origi? nality coined into blood-. Ina wretched hovel in Tin Bucket Alley ifhey found the .body of this mu? latto woman alt midnight last Thurs? day. Her clothing was torn from her, but there was not a mark upon her to indicate how She came to her death. There was no clotted hole where a pistol ball might have found its way to her heart: for she did have a heart?The rautopsy proved that. There was no sign that might have shown where, a. dirk could have been thrust into 'her breast. There was no cut or gash. She was not butchered'. There iwas upon her no bruise. She was not beaten to death, tier t...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 15 July 1899

NOTES OF SHIPPING. ITEMS OF INTEREST TO MAIUNEKS GATHERED FKOIU ALL SOUKCES. Covered Borth? iu the Shipyard Discussed. The American Shipbuilding Com? pany. Eight Louses. The Review a short time ago made reference to the covered ship building | berths recently instituted at Wallsend on-Tyne. England. A demonstration "f Hie practical utility of the structures is afforded by a communication Just re? ceived bv the State Department rrom j Consul Metcalf at Newcastle-on-Tyno. j The consul says: "The heavy rainfall during the past week, which led to a practical stoppage of work in the outside department in all the shipyards on the northeast coast, conduces t<> afford an indisputable illus trattfm of the advantages of oovere I ship berths. Strange as it may appear, the linn of Messrs. <'. S. Swan Afc Hunter. Limited. Walls.-ml. is the inly shipbuilding firm in ibis country the representatives of which have gone t" the extraordinary outlay entailed in the ere...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 15 July 1899

DOG WITH A HISTORY Saw Active Service in the Battle of San Juan HilL The Handsome Stwiouixllaml Pet os* Gen. Lluarcii \o? Comfortably luHtullcd In a. Xcvr Home In Xornivb, Conn. "He is a living souvenir of the bat? tle of San Joan hill," said Thomas Bis? set, a druggist of Norwich, Conn., as he pointed to a large .Newfoundland dog, which stood be ide him and affec? tionately licked his hand. "He belonged to Gen. Linares, who was in command of the Spanish forces nt Santiago at the outbreak of the war with this country. Few dogs have had such experience as this line fellow aud 1 will tell you his story." Anyone would have been attracted by the appearance of the handsome New? foundland, but nobody would have sus? pected that the dog had seen active service on a field of battle. Mr, Biskct continued: '"litt; is called Leon. Leon was bom in Barcelona, Spain, from which placeGen. Linares brought him to Cuba as a pup. The general had a wtirm place in Iiis heart for a good dog, und when he ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 15 July 1899

SANGUINARY hTKEET FIGHT. Ooe Man Killed. Oltiets Mortally \v< nail? ed la m TexH, SbuotliiK Atl'ray. (By Telegraph.) ST. LOUIS. July 14.?A special to the ?Republic from Texarkana. Texas, says: At New Boston. Bowie county, there to-day occurred one of the wildest and most desperate street battles that has yet been recorded in the'fighting history of that town. The trouble emanated from a fuss over a barbed wire fence which separ? ated the farms of Ira Smith and W. D. Hays. The two men met at a prayer meeting last Sumlay when their case was talked over, resulting in a fight in which Hays was bested. The difficulty was brought before the peace otlicers and the men were arrested. At their trial to-day an'd while a recess was on. the difficulty was reopened. Smith went into a saloon. W. D. Hays and his brothers. Hall and S. J. Mays, followed him. Shooting began at once. 'Smith who is said to have been unarmed, was killed outright. His friends cam.' upon the scene and took part...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 16 July 1899

S Associated <; | Press <; | Dispatches. -> 3h ? 70L.IV. 1G7 SUCCESSFUL TRIAL El Sid Proves That She is a Credit to Her Builders. p:tn;-?|ii: ? s -< BEHA\ED MAGNIFICENTLY The TeitWas In Kvcry Ketpact it Satisfac? tory mil Grniirylng One. The VckscI TP11 Le-ive for New York the jatter Part of the Week. A haxlsomei- ship never came' Wach triuimpiant fftj-ai a trial 'trip than tin beautitil new Morgan Diner EI Sud Which has just been finished at the shipyaid, and which took her initial voyage yesterday. It wis a short voyage?just out t the Caiies and back?(but thai was far enougl to Show the vessel's capabili? ties aid splendid qualitiies. The ofll efa'ls cf the company and of the ship? yard arc pleased and gratified for the vessel ''has proven beyond the shadow of a doulbt t^iit she is even more than was espected of her. i\Ir. IV. A. Post, general Superintend? ent, w.io was one of the party who ?went out on 151 Sud. said last night: "Tito tr...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 16 July 1899

COLONY THAT FAILED Cultured Poles Who Didn't Make a Success of Farming. Titled and Talented People Wore In? terested In the California Scheme, Bat Their Kfforf* Wer? Fruitless. ? Ardcn is all that remains of a Utopian colony which was established here by a party of sentimental Polish patriots about 23 years ago. It was composed of refugees and reformers, artists and idealists, under the leadership of Vlad scot, the poet, whose odes and lyrics have since made him famous; Michael Kroschiski, the famous and perhaps the foremost Polish painter; Helena j Modjeska, who was then at the zenith of her fame as an actress; Count Bo zenta, her husband, who was expelled from Poland becausetof Iiis patriotic | energy; Henry Sienkiewicz, who has Bince become famous as the author of "Quo Vadis," and others of similar stripe, who made a vain and patriotic attempt at cooperative agriculture, with the most unhappy results. There were 33 of these people idl told ?24 young'men and nine young women, most...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 16 July 1899

NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. NEW YORK, July 15.?Today's stock market was so narrow and so nearly stagnant that movements of prices.were of little significance. There was a per? ceptible tone of firmness, however, which was emphasized after the ap? pearance of the bank statement by the hastv covering of some small hear con? tracts in the Grangers which had been put out just previous to the appearance of the statement The .total sales of stocks today were 126,500 shares. The leading stocks closed as follows: %%%%% %%%%%%%%% %%%%%% lAtchison .19% Atchison, pref'd .-.61% Baltimore & Ohio. 47% Canada Pacific . ?6% Canada Southern . 54 Cent. Pacific . 51% Ches. & Ohio . 27% Chi. & Alton .150 Chi. B. & Q.135% Chi. & E. Ill.74 Chi. & E. 111., .pref'd.122% Chi. G. W. 14',4 Chi. lnd. & L.10',i Chi. lnd. & Li., prefd. 43 Chi. & N. W.160 Chi. ?<t N. W., pref'd .193 C. C. C. &...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 16 July 1899

C. E. THACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Dally Press Company FOSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport Newa, Va., PostofUce as second-class matter. ?U'N'DAY, JULY IC, 1SS0. ?POLITICS AX'D I'ATRiO'IMWM. The Salem Times-Register remarks: "War with Spain, for which the volun? teer took np arms, has long s'inoe end? ed. Congress 1ms not declared war against the Filipinos nor voted money to carry on a foreign war of conquest." It then go. .s on ?with a string of ques? tion concerning the war in the Philip? pines and' assorts that tin: war there is against Ulberty, and thai "our arms are not adding glory to the Hug. bin instead arc staining the starry einibleiii of freedom with the blood and ?(?: us or a people lighting for Hie right of self government." The wad of our ,ni cd contemporary would disclose a very serfous condition of affairs but for one important fail, ami that is ii is not true. [it is Hue iii.n the war with Spain is over and Congre...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 16 July 1899

A BLACK CAT. And Its Record?The Talc Is Incred? ible and Many Who Ite&d It VT 111 Doubtless Doubl. About three months ago there came to the home of. .7. B. Heese at Geary, O. T., n monster black cat. The Heese family were comparatively poor and had never owned a cat before, and as this one proved to be a good mouser, perfectly gentle and companionable with the children, they decided to keep it. At that time no one suspected the ill luck which would, follow in the cat's trail. One day it scratched the baby. " Charlie became angry and took it to the river, intending to drown it. The cat in some manner freed itself from the bag in which it had been tied. The little boy attempted to recapture it, and in doing so fell into the river and was drowned. The father a short time latertook the cat into the woods, intending to lose it there. It was a rainy night in January, and in walking through the thiek un? dergrowth Mr. Heese caught a severe cold and died on January 15, but the c...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 16 July 1899

is most attractive, everything about it is new and clean. We have put new life and interest into our business, and will serve your smallest desire with added interest and pleasure, at The Busy Corner. Our Facts and Figures=-Bargains, 51 Fine Organdies in Plaids. Roman Stripes and Figures. Stuffs mad. ;.. 'Retail at 12Vie a Yard. We Roughl Quantity lor Price, 5Vie. ? Bri Tliis gown cannot be equalled any? where under $1.25. Make, finish and material first class ; trimmed with inser= lion edge, wi'h all-over lapels, our price 98 cents. Lace Curtains. Not lag etuis ?>!' years showing, but fresh from factory to you, a complete line jo Kern and While from 75.. to Sri.OO. 'At $2.50 or over we furnish live feet pol. .Uli fixtun nid drape tin in P. K. and Vvash Fabrics. A Beautiful Line of White P. K. in all values at 7c. 10c, 11c, I'JVic. 15c. ISe. 20c, 25c. Pills Plaid Ginghams, only few pieces. They are very handsome, 39o quality quality at.22Vt-e Gn ndalin. a new weave of Cre...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 18 July 1899

$ Associated | I Press I I Dispatches. | VOL. IV. 168 FACTS SUPPRESSED War Correspondents Compelled to Misrepresent the Situation. STARTLING REVELATIONS While .Permitting Victories to be Report? ed, tlieNiwa Tulling of Reverse? Is ? Blue-Penclled. HxIstiuR Condi? tions In Plillipplnas AlaTiulng. (By telegraph.) <MANIT1\. July 11.?Via TTong Hong, July [17.?'The constantly increasing steadiness of the censorship of press dispatches from Alanila, which has pre? vented the cabling to the United State? of anything that did not reflect official Views of important events and condi? tions, resulted in a united effort on the part of the correspondents here to se? cure an abatement of the rigor of the censorship. The initiative in this di? rection was taken a imonth ago, and resulted in the framing or a statement which was presented on Sunday. July 9. to'Major General Otis, commanding the military forces of the United States in the 'Philippine Islands with a request fur permission ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 18 July 1899

To Be Considered by the Demo? cratic Executive Committee. ELECTION OF DELEGATES What Flau Shall be Adopted, Convention? or Primaries'." Two Delegat Ions or One'.* Shall They be InatructedV Taking Ltrpoxlt mm. Tin' next me'ting of the Democratic Committee is scheduled for tin- evening of August 2,1. hut it seems likely that there will he .1 meeting ihefore that date for t'he purpose ?<( discussing the method of .-looting delegates to t'ti?: nominating conventions. Ii has been pretty well understood that the delegates uoui.l be eleWed by ward conventions, this heilig the eas? iest tiK-fhofd and the quickest, but .is usual there is a largepopularsenCmeni in favor of t'he primary p.an because ii i.-; acknowledged to be the fairest. 'fin- expense and iroirhlo eonnc'clei] with 'the primary 7.Ian has always op? erated against il. mud is operating against ii in this instance, but it will be urged in Ib.- ooun'iiYi'l tec Ilia I the re? sults rnor.- than counterbalance the expense....

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 18 July 1899

PROPER EDUCATION Interesting Discourse at Wash? ington Avenue M. E. Church. SCORED THE UNIVERSITY. Better Teach a Hoy Jo Lead a Prayer AI> etine Tliun it firruiau. Tue Touog ZUau In Society. Thlnl of S<o-i?s. ltourd of siowiuils Meet. <Rev. Bernard F. I.ipseomb, pastor of the iW/ishington 'Avenue Mot'hodist church.?preached an elotpient sermon Sunday 'morning on "Christian Kkluea lion," especially presenting the claims of tlii- denominational institutions of learning. According to the speaker, the first agency in t'lie education of a child wa<? its parents, and in a most forcible man? ner b<- laid stress upon the duty that devolves upon the father and mother ia the rearing of a child properly. Another very imiportant agency was the school. Church people frequently sent their children to institutions of learning entirely at variance with their religious and moral views, and were then surprised when their children ca'me back to th...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 18 July 1899

C. E. TITACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Dallv Press Company POSTOFFICE BUILDING. COPY FOR <""l 1 A'NGE'S OF CON T'H.M'T ADS MI ST BR IN BY G P. M . TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE < F THIS PAPER. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Postofflce as second-clasa matter. TUESDAY, JULY IS. 189!?. trouble' BREWING in ken tucky. There is trouhle in the Denvoeratir camp in Kentucky, the amenities of political brotherhood being rudely as? sailed 'by two distinguished poliaicians of i be Slate which is vulgarly yidepi the ?M>ark and Bloody Cr..mid." One of 'these gentlemen?-.Senator Goebel (Jbtained 'the Democratic nominal i. n toy 'the 'manipulation or 'methods which arc said to have been of the character so tou'ehin'gly portrayed in one of lire! H'arte's poems as "tricks thai arc dark and ways that are vain." The other gentlemian ? Captain (not Colonel) Willia'm' Ston<?'wanted the nomina? tion. I When be f...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 18 July 1899

On Trial for His Life in the County Court. CASECOMMENCEDYESTERDAY Fight to Have it Continued. Tlie Daugh? ter on tbe Stand. The Jury Will Probably be Concluded To? day. Other News, William D. Purge, who is charged w.ith criminal assault upon Iiis 17-year old daughter, Ada B?rge, is on trial for his life in the County Court. The case ?was called yesterday morning, and af? ter a heavy legal fight the testimony of the girl was partly heard before the hour> of adjournment arrived. When court convened at 10 o'clock the attorneys for the commonwealth and the defense were present, as was aiso the venire of sixteen men 'sum? moned as jurymen, and evi rything looked as though the case would soon be gone into, but it was not to be, and a spirited legal battle was mad.- for a continuation of the case until the next term. THE FRTSOINEPJ ENTERS, dust after the opening of the court, the prisoner, accompanied by Sheriff Curtis entered the courthouse. Burse was attired in a dark suit of ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 18 July 1899

NEW YORK BT'?OK MARKET. NEW YORK July 17.?The stool: | market today was an aimless anfl :n significant affair, except so far as Lli dullness and neglect wer?? signifieonl i the doubt felt in many minds over tit monev outlook. Operations wer, strictly confined to professional manii ulation by the room traders. This kin of trading resulted in only trivial m changes, most of which were on ;l side of losses. The range of prices wt quite wide during the day many stool, at one time rising a shade over Saiu:'-| day and then dropping from 1 to :'. points. The latter portion of the day was devoted to a desultory covering movement which reclaimed most of the early losses. Even Brooklyn Transit, ?which was the center of the day'/ weakness, recovered to within % of Sat? urday's close hut yielded sharply l.o bear pressure in the final dealings, La hor troubles played a large part in tin day's market. Brooklyn Transit being most conspicuously affected by reason or the strike amongst its employes....

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